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Arts Activities & Recreation Guide - Winter 2017

Adult Leagues

Volleyball & Indoor Soccer Page 4

Tater Tots Sports

Preschool Fundamentals Page 7


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Mayor: Jerry Merrill City Council Representative: Tisha Flora Recreation Director: Jeff Crowther

Adult Sports....................................... 4 Coed Indoor Soccer Women’s Volleyball Coed Volleyball Tournament Youth Sports...................................... 6 Indoor Soccer Boys Basketball Tater Tot Sports Nordic (X-Country) Ski Club Events..................................................... 8 Registration...................................... 10 Policies................................................. 12

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Phone: Email:

208.359.3020 recreation@rexburg.org

Address:

35 North 1st East Rexburg, ID 83440

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Website: Rexburg.org

Phone: Email:

208.656.8880 TheZone@Rexburg.org

Address:

275 Stationery Place Rexburg, ID 83440

Website: RexburgZone.com Open Gym: Monday’s 5pm-8pm *Available for Reservation Online

Sincerely, Rexburg Recreation

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Adult sports Adult sports The City of Rexburg Recreation Department is now holding adult/corporate sports leagues. Ages 16 and older can play in the leagues.You can sign up with your friends or get your co-workers together to represent your business. For more information check our website Rexburg.org/rec Coed Indoor Soccer 2 Leagues @ The Zone Get your friends and co-workers together for the winter season of our indoor soccer league. Games are off the wall fun with lots of GOOOOOOOALS to go around! Games are played 4 on 4 (one goalie and three field players) and consists of two, 20 minute halves. We will be offering a competitive league with an end of season tournament and a recreational or leisure league that plays a full season. Rules & Equipment: • There must be at least one player of each gender on the field at all times • Size 4 Soccer Ball • Shin Guards are not required, but encouraged • Soft spiked cleats are permitted on the turf

Women’s Volleyball @ The Zone

April Fools Coed Volleyball Tournament @ The Zone

Time to dig in your closet and find those old knee pads and bump, set, spike into the New Year. The City of Rexburg is proud to hold an adult Women’s Volleyball League. Games will be 6 on 6 with winners being the best 2 out of 3 sets. Each night will consist of double headers so get the girls together to have some fun! Rules & Equipment: • Standard Volleyball Size • Net Height: Girls High School • Knee Pads are encouraged but not required

Coming this New Year we are holding our April Fools indoor volleyball tournament. Get your friends together and be prepared for some fun. The tournament will be 4 on 4 (2/2 ratio) or 6 on 6 (4/2 ratio). Come play for some great prizes and awards. Check our website for more info.

Cost:...............................................................$280 per team Schedule:.................8 week season, 2 week tournament January 23th - April 3rd Mondays 6:30pm - 9:30pm (every 45 minutes)

Rules & Equipment: • Standard Volleyball Size • Net Height: 7’ 7” • Knee Pads are encouraged but not required Cost:...............................................................$110 per team Schedule:.................................................................. April 1st Online Registration ends March 25th

Online Registration ends January 15th

ROMANCE THEATER · TABERNACLE CIVIC CENTER MUSEUM OF REXBURG

Cost:...............................................................$270 per team Competitive League Schedule:.................8 week season, 2 week tournament January 23th - April 3rd Mondays 7pm - 9pm (every hour) Recreation League Schedule:.....................................................10 week season January 19th - March 23rd Thursday 7pm, 8pm, or 9pm Online Registration ends January 15th

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208.659.3020 Rexburg.org/Arts

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Youth sports Youth sports

This winter, Rexburg Recreation is excited to offer indoor sports at The Zone: Rexburg Recreation Center. The Zone features 2 multi-sport courts, an indoor soccer field, and a batting cage. For more information on youth sports and programs visit Rexburg.org/rec Indoor Soccer 3 Leagues (Grades 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th) @ The Zone Nowhere to play soccer this winter? Now you do! The Zone is offering youth indoor soccer for the winter season. Get ready for some off the wall fun. Games will be 5 on 5 (including goalies) with 15 minute halves. 1 practice time will be provided. Volunteer coaches are needed! Rules & Equipment: • Size 4 Soccer Ball • Shin guards are required • Cleats are permitted on the turf Cost:..................................................... $48 per participant Schedule:................................................................3 Leagues January 24th - March 16th Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays 5pm-8pm

Youth sports Boys Basketball 4 Leagues - Practice @ The Zone 1st Grade @ Community Gyms 2nd-3rd Grade @ The Zone 4th-5th Grade @ Community Gyms 6-7th Grade @ Community Gyms It’s that time of year for Boys’ Basketball! Grades 1-3 will play 3 on 3 full court and work on development and skill building. Grades 4-7 will continue skill development, but will play games of 5 on 5. Grades 4-7 will have a draft to help create even teams. Any players not able to attend the draft will be randomly assigned to a team.Volunteer coaches are needed! Cost:...................................................... $45 per participant Schedule:................................................................4 Leagues January 21st - March 11th / Draft: January 14th Saturdays 9am-2pm Online Registration ends January 15th

Tater-Tot Sports 4 Sessions, one after another @ The Zone

Nordic (X-Country) Ski Club Grades 7-12 @ Teton Lakes Golf Course

Tater-Tots is a fun class for ages 3-5 years and their parents. For the class we play fun games and do simple drills that the kids enjoy. It’s the perfect opportunity for kids to run around, burn energy, develop skills and coordination all while building a love for sports. Our instructor works with you and your child to help both of you to have the best experience. Each session we offer a new sport. All our classes are held at The Zone so don’t worry about that rain, snow, and cold.

The Nordic Ski Club meets at the Teton Lakes Golf Course, snow or no snow. Kids can take buses from school, and store ski equipment on site. Instructors Steve Barrus, Joel Simpson and Stephanie Hancock will teach both classic and skate skiing techniques. No prior cross-country ski experience necessary, all levels welcome. Start looking for ski equipment - there are only a limited number of City skis for rent. Check out rexburgski.blogspot.com to get an idea of how much fun we had last winter. Contact stephanie_hancock@ Cost:.................. $30 per participant / $5 extra for shirt mac.com with any questions. Schedule:............................................................... 4 Sessions January 10th - 26th | Sampler Cost:...................................................... $10 per participant February 7th - 23rd | Baseball/Softball Schedule:................................ December 12th - February March 7th - 23rd | Basketball Mondays & Thursdays 4:15pm - 5:15pm April 4th - 20th | Soccer Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:15am - 11am Online Registration is available throughout season Online Registration ends the Sunday before classes start

Online Registration ends January 15th

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Events Rexburg Race Series Rexburg Races have been a recreation staple for Rexburg residents for years and will continue to offer and experience you won’t soon forget. Whether it is the Teton Dam Marathon or the Main Street Mile, Rexburg Races have something for all ages. Plan now to check off that bucket list item or New Year’s Resolution you keep putting off. Teton Dam Marathon Early Registration Runners from all over the country will be in Rexburg, Idaho in June to participate in the Teton Dam Marathon & Races. The races include a marathon, half-marathon, relay, 10K and 5K. The Teton Dam Marathon & Races takes place every year around the anniversary of the breaking of the Teton Dam.

Events As America’s Family Community, Everything the City of Rexburg does focuses on just that. From festivals to talent shows, there’s always something fun coming up to help you endure the long Rexburg Winters. Check it out! Rexburg Tree Festival @ Tabernacle Civic Center The first Rexburg Tree Festival will be the perfect holiday event the whole family can enjoy. Come and see the beautiful donated trees that will be auctioned off for a good cause. Enjoy the entertainment throughout the festival and participate in the fun family friendly activities. Don’t forget to hitch a ride on the Polar Express to visit Santa at his workshop sponsored by Madison Memorial Hospital.

Cost:......................................................................Prices Vary Date:.......................................................................... June 3rd Cost:.............................. $3 per person or $15 per family Dates:................................................... December 1st - 3rd Thursday & Friday.................................5pm - 8pm Access online registration through the City’s Website Saturday.................................................10am - 4pm www.rexburg.org/rexburg-races

Christmas Tree Auction Family Entertainment Polar Express to Visit Santa December 1st-3rd @ Tabernacle Civic Center

Rexburg.org/Arts

Santa @ the Carousel @ The Idaho Centennial Carousel Start your Christmas holiday with magic and joy. Bring the family to meet Jolly Ol’ St. Nick at the Carousel! Ride the carousel for free and take pictures with Santa. Cost:................................................................................ FREE Date:..........................................December 5th 6pm - 8pm

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Registration Registration

How to Register Using Rec1 Access Online Registration: You can access online registration through the city’s website at: www.rexburg.org Scroll down and under Departments click “Recreation.” On the Recreation page you will see the Arts and Recreation Guide. Click on the link to view what the City is offering and to find the link to the city’s Rec1 catalog. There you can register for programs and leagues. Register for an Account: If you have not yet registered for an account in previous seasons, when on the Rec1 catalog page click the “Log In/Create Account” button. After filling out the registration form, you can continue to register for classes. If you have an account with the registration system, please log in and continue. Finding Activities: On the catalog page, you will see most activities listed beneath each category head, such as Youth Team Sports, Individual Sports, Adult Sports, etc. If not all of the activities are listed, click “More” at the bottom of each category. Click on the activity that you are interested in. After navigating through pages to find the specific age category and time you would like to register for, a screen will show you the class dates, time, and availability.

Registering a Child: If you want to register a child for a league or program you need to add them to your account. Go to your account and add their information. Once your child is added you can go to the activity, select which child you want to register and click on the “Add to Cart” button. When you go to check out it will ask you different prompts for the program you are registering for followed by payment options.You can search for and add more activities to your cart, or you can choose to checkout using any of these major credit cards. If you are unable to pay by credit, you can come in to City Hall with check or cash to register for activities.

East Idaho STEM Fair The first East Idaho STEM Fair will be held on Saturday March 18th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

March 18, 2017

The East Idaho STEM Fair is a one-day educational experience including interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities that will engage kids and families in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Old Jr. High School Gym (60 W Main Street Rexburg, ID 83440)

We are inspiring students to become the next generation of innovators. We want to light a spark inside that illustrates to every child that the possibilities within their education and their futures are endless.

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Policies Policies Registration Policy

Scholarship Policy

1. Parent or guardian must register all participants under the age of 18.

The Recreation Department will grant scholarships to financially burdened applicants up until the scholarship budget has been depleted of funds. The scholarship will provide a 50% discount on any recreation programs provided by the City of Rexburg Recreation Department. Only one application will be granted per family. Multiple discounts will only be provided if multiple children are listed on the application and a child cannot use an additional discount intended for a sibling. Applications will not be accepted more than once a year. Applications will be reviewed by the Recreation Department Director and the City of Rexburg Mayor. The applicant will be notified within two weeks on the status of the application. Scholarship applications can be obtained at City Hall. For any questions, please contact 208-372-2395.

2. All fees must be paid at time of registration. 3. Registration is available • Online at www.rexburg.org/rec (There is a computer at City Hall available for those who do not have access to Internet) • Over the phone with the Recreation Department (208.372.2440) • In person at City Hall either at the front desk or in the Recreation Department Late Registration A $5 fee will be assessed for all late registrations. Late registration for non-team activities will be vary by activity start date (but no more than 7 days before the start date). Late registration for team sports will also be accepted, however, when teams are established, individuals who register late will be placed on a waiting list and added to rosters based on availability. Volunteer Coach Voucher Policy Volunteer coaches are needed! The Recreation Department appreciates the sacrifice of time and effort given by the volunteer coaches for our recreation programs. For their willingness to coach, we will be giving out a $20 voucher to all volunteer head coaches. These vouchers can be redeemed for any City of Rexburg Recreation Department program registration fees. Only one voucher will be given per team. For any questions, please contact us at 208-372-2395. For classes taught by instructors, refund requests received within the five (5) days before the start of the class will NOT receive a refund. A $5 processing fee will not be refunded. If the Recreation Department cancels or reschedules an activity (i.e. low class registration or facility conflicts), a full refund will be granted.

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Non-Resident Fee The Rexburg Parks and Recreation Department is funded by city tax dollars. A $5 fee is assessed to non-resident participants to offset the cost to city tax payers. Photos & Video The Recreation Department reserves the right to take photos and videos of individuals participating in team sports and programs. The department may use the photos in upcoming recreation guides or promotional advertising without paying compensation to any individual or entity for the likeness, image, name, and/or signature of any adult or their child in photographic or other works appearing in any and all media (presently known)


2017 Winter Arts & Recreation Guide