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Grove City Parks and Recreation activities are canceled when SWCSD cancels classes for inclement weather and as necessary when school is not in session. Updates: • 614-277-3060 • GroveCityOhio.gov @GroveCityOhio • @GroveCityOhio • The Source 1


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guide detailing Grove City Parks and Recreation Department offerings. You have the opportunity to see a fresh set of classes and activities six times per year to help you select what fits best in your family’s busy schedule. To register for a class or activity, call the Parks and Recreation office at 614-277-3050 or the Evans Center at 614-277-1060, use online registration, or stop in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave.; or Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave. When registering for the first time, a staff member will assist you with establishing your household account in our system. To register online, customers must also have an online registration account. This simple process can be completed by phone or in person. Registration is required for all activities even if there is no fee, unless designated as a drop-in class. For more information on classes, activities and events in Grove City, visit GroveCityOhio.gov, sign up for our electronic newsletter and follow social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@GroveCityOhio).

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CITY OF GROVE CITY Building Division.....................614-277-3075 City Council............................614-277-3065 City Information......................614-277-3000 Community Relations..............614-277-3040 Development..........................614-277-3004 Division of Police....................614-277-1710 Evans Center..........................614-277-1060 Finance/Tax............................614-277-3025 Human Resources...................614-277-3013 Mayor’s Court.........................614-277-1715 Mayor’s Office.........................614-277-3006 Parks & Recreation.................614-277-3050 Parks Weather Hotline.............614-277-3060 Service Department................614-277-1100 Zoning....................................614-277-3086

Big Splash/Evans 2831 Southwest Blvd. Breck Community (Dog Park) 3005 Demorest Road Concord Lakes Off Lake Mead Drive Creekside Off Holton Road Fryer (Century Village, Splash Pad) 3899 Orders Road Gantz (Gantz Barn, Gantz Farmhouse) 2255 Home Road George Edge Music Park on Broadway Park St. at Broadway Grant-Sawyer Home 4126 Haughn Road Grove City Gold Star Families Memorial Columbus St. at Broadway Grove City Museum 3378 Park St. Henceroth (Purple Heart Memorial Walk) 2075 Mallow Lane

City Offices City Hall 4035 Broadway Evans Center 4330 Dudley Ave. Kingston Center 3226 Kingston Ave. Safety Complex (Police) 3360 Park St. Service Complex 3262 Ventura Blvd. 2 The Source

Hoover Park Off Haughn Road Indian Trails Off Buckeye Parkway Keller Farms Off White Road Meadowgrove Off Springhill Drive Pinnacle Area 2430 Holton Road Scioto Meadows Off Scioto Meadows Blvd. Skate Park 3728 Hoover Road Town Center Gazebo Grove City Road at Broadway Town Center Promenade Park St. to Grant Ave. (parking lot) Walden Bluff Walden Bluff Court Westgrove Park 3580 Magnolia St. Windsor (Evans Center) 4330 Dudley Ave. 4408 Broadway

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Preschool RecSchool (Ages: 3-5)

Playgroup (Ages: 2 with Adult)

Grove City Parks and Recreation’s child-centered preschool fosters each child’s feelings of competence, social skills, independence, love of learning and appreciation for the wonders of nature. Curriculum is based on the Ohio Department of Education’s Early Learning Content Standards and capitalizes on how children learn best: through play. Activities balance spontaneous and planned learning experiences including art, literacy, music, exploration, early academics, science and daily outdoor experiences. RecSchool is at Gantz Barn in Gantz Park and operates September through May with part-week, half-day classes offered morning or afternoon. Enrollees must be 3 years old by Sept. 30 of the current school year. Registration for each school year begins the previous February and continues until the program is full.

Two year olds and a parent or other caring adult enjoy preschool classroom activities including art, sensory exploration and self-directed and planned experiences. Registration for the next school year begins each May.

Gantz Barn

Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus St. Contact: WeJoySing.com and 614-868-0107

Morning and afternoon options 2020-2021 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. RecSchool Hands-on Open House (Ages: 3-5 with Adult) While children paint a picture, read a book or build with blocks, parents can visit the classrooms, meet the staff, look over work samples and pick up registration information for the 20202021 school year. Day: Sat. Gantz Barn Jan. 25 • 9-11 a.m. Drop in

Day: Fri. Gantz Barn Upper Level 9:15-10:15 a.m. or 10:30-11:30 a.m. 2020-2021 Registration: Call Michele Demmy, 614-871-6330, for information. WeJoySing (Ages: 1 month-5 years) Discover how your baby, toddler or preschooler learns and grows through JOY-filled musical play. Essential early childhood development is nurtured as you play together, creating bonds that last a lifetime. Visit WeJoySing.com for dates, time and costs.

Learning Together (Ages: 2.5-4.5) Child and a parent, or other caring adult, share hands-on learning activities promoting creative, academic and social skills as they paint, build with blocks, draw, sing and dance. Everyone should dress for play and exploration. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Gantz Barn Downstairs $42 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200219904_01

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Friday PlaySchool (Ages: 3-4) Children gain independence and confidence while learning to work and play with others in a child-centered classroom setting. Each week’s activities include creative art, sensory exploration, social play and singing at circle time. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Fri. Gantz Barn Upstairs $56 (NR: $64) Begins: Feb. 7 • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Activity #: 200219904_02 Nature Kids: Egg Hunt (Ages: 3-4) Looking for an egg-cellent adventure? Explore the park searching for eggs in the woods, gardens and fields. Meet at the large shelter for instructions. Hunt followed by prizes and a photo with the Easter Bunny. Dress for adventure and the weather; long pants and boots are recommended. Rain date: April 2. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Park Large Shelter $5 (NR: $6) March 31 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 200319904_01 Gymnastics: Parent & Tot (Age: 2) Toddlers develop fine and gross motor skills and coordination as they practice following direction and taking turns while spending quality time with a parent and preparing for more advanced classes. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $63) Begins: Feb. 3 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200210106_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 3 • 5:30-6 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200210106_02

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Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $48 (NR: $53)

Begins: Feb. 4 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 200210106_07

Begins: Feb. 4 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 200210203_01

Gymnastics (Age: 4)

Gymnastics (Ages: 3-4) Young gymnasts learn basic skills in vault, bars, beam and floor. Practice following directions and taking turns while establishing gymnastics foundations to build upon in more advanced classes. Gymnastics (Age: 3) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 3 • 6-6:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200210106_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 3 • 6:30-7 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200210106_04 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 4 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200210106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 6 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200210106_06

Modern Dance (Age: 4)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $48 (NR: $53)

Begins: Feb. 3 • 7-7:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200210106_08

Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200210203_02

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200210106_09 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 6 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 200210106_10 Ballet Baby (Ages: 3-4)

JumpBunch (Ages: 18 months-2) Toddlers build coordination, balance, teamwork and motor skills during coach-led activities. Through encouragement and success, children build confidence, sports-readiness skills and the foundations of fitness. JumpBunch (Age: 18-24 months) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Gym $60 (NR: $68)

New dancers are introduced to Begins: Feb. 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. the fundamentals of ballet while Activity #: 200210303_01 developing coordination, balance and grace. Children sign up according to JumpBunch age and ability, and must be toilet (Age: 2) trained. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Tami Kelly instructs. Kingston Center Gym Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Wed. $60 (NR: $68) Kingston Center Room 9 Begins: Feb. 5 • 6:30-7 p.m. $56 (NR: $61) Activity #: 200210303_02 Begins: Feb. 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 200210201_01 Sporties for Shorties (Ages: 3-5) Modern Dance Young children develop kicking, (Ages: 3-4) running, throwing and team skills Participants learn the jazz dance style, through exciting lead-up sports adapting bold, dynamic movements activities and group games. Focus sports and techniques to later apply to a may include baseball, soccer, football variety of modern dances. Develop and others. Powered by JumpBunch. skills to grow and enhance your Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. journey for future dance. Experienced Kingston Center Gym instructor Lindsay Maynard leads. $60 (NR: $68)

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Modern Dance (Age: 3)

Begins: Feb. 5 • 7-7:45pm Activity #: 200210303_03

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Little Ballers Basketball (Ages: 4-5) Bally Sports Group provides children with a fun and educational first basketball experience! Bally staff teach the fundamentals of dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense, game play and sportsmanship by incorporating age-appropriate teaching styles in a positive, encouraging atmosphere. Includes team shirt.

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Grove City Parks and Recreation offers a baseball program for boys and girls ages 5-17 that teaches basic skills, sportsmanship, teamwork and enjoyment of the game. Our goal is to make the experience pleasurable for all children, parents and coaches. Be prepared to provide full payment fee, uniform size, parent/guardian signature Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. on registration form, name and phone Highland Park Elementary School number for an emergency contact, $70 (NR: $70) and participant’s birth certificate if participating in the baseball program Begins: Jan. 14 • 6:15-7:15 p.m. Register: www.ballysportsgroup.com for the first time. Proof of residency required to receive resident fee rate. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Office hours extended until 7 p.m., Tue., Highland Park Elementary School Feb. 25. $70 (NR: $70) Begins: Jan. 14 • 7:15-8:15 p.m. Register: www.ballysportsgroup.com Little Sluggers T-ball (Ages: 3-4) Preschoolers are introduced to baseball fundamentals using instruction, gameplay and age-appropriate activities to learn proper batting, base running, fielding, throwing and catching. Bally Sports emphasizes sportsmanship by creating an encouraging atmosphere to bolster player self-esteem and interest in future participation. Team shirt and cap included. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Fri. Windsor Park $75 (NR: $75)

Little League® Baseball Registration (Ages: 5-8) Windsor Park $70 (NR: $80) Register by individual through February in the Kingston Center. Little League® Baseball Registration (Ages: 9-17) Windsor Park $90 (NR: $100) Register by individual through February in the Kingston Center. P.A.R.K. (Grades: K-4)

Programmed After-school Recreation for Kids is committed to providing a safe, secure, enriching and affordable Begins: May 8 • 4:30-5:30 p.m., place to be after school. This school5:30-6:30 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. age childcare program offers daily No class May 22 after-school activities for children Register: www.ballysportsgroup.com in kindergarten through grade four staffed by qualified childcare providers at each site. P.A.R.K. operates in the school gymnasiums every day the South-Western City School District (SWCSD) is in session. The program is designed for, but not limited to, P.A.R.K. programs are children of working parents. P.A.R.K. provides planned cooperative games, popular! outrageous play, fitness, indoor and Call 614-277-3050 outdoor activities, free art, specialto ensure availability interest and free-choice activities and much more. Please pack a nutritious before coming in to snack daily.

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School Days Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey, Richard Avenue Elementaries $187 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 2:30-6 p.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. Before-School P.A.R.K. Elementary (Grades: K-4) Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, J.C. Sommer, Monterey and Richard Avenue elementaries. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; J.C. Sommer elementary students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff. School Days Kingston Center $95 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-8 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. Before-School P.A.R.K. Intermediate (Grades: 5-6) Before-school P.A.R.K. creates a safe, fun environment in the morning hours before school starts for students of Hayes, Holt Crossing and Park Street intermediate schools. The monthly tuition fee includes breakfast and supervised recreational activities. This program meets every day the SWCSD is in session. Transportation to the child’s home school is provided by the SWCSD Transportation Department; Park Street Intermediate students walk to school with P.A.R.K. staff. School Days Kingston Center $107 per month Days: Mon.-Fri. • 6-9 a.m. Follows SWCSD schedule Register in person at the Kingston Center. The Source 5


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Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 8-11) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Feb. 6 • 7-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220106_03 Gymnastics: Rock-N-Roller (Ages: 5-10) Girls learn beginner skills on vault, bar, beam and floor, then how to build on these foundation skills as they advance through the program. Designed for 7 year olds and those a little older who have no gymnastics experience. Gymnastics: Rock-N-Roller (Ages: 5-7) P.A.R.K. Registration: 2020-2020 School Year (Grades: K-6) Registration for the three schoolyear P.A.R.K. programs opens to the public in early May each year; current participants enjoy an early registration period. Register in person in the Kingston Center; a $30 non-refundable registration fee applies. Spaces are limited with openings filled on a firstcome, first-served basis. Monthly fees are $187 for after-school, $95 for beforeschool elementary and $107 for beforeschool intermediate. $30 registration fee due at registration; payments made monthly August through April 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 614-277-3050 for availability. Skating Lessons (Ages: 4-12) Learn basic roller skating skills at Skate America. Students receive free roller skates and may stay after lessons to practice. Register at Skate America, 4357 Broadway, or call 614-875-7606.

VIPs: Teens for Grove City (Grades 7-12) Join the Volunteer Involvement Program (V.I.P.) to donate your time and expertise while gaining service hours and a great feeling of helping others. Hours are conveniently tracked through the program. Grove City offers many events and programs throughout the year, and participants in this program help make them successful. Join today to have fun and make a difference in the community. Applications are available in the Kingston Center and at GroveCityOhio.gov. Call 614-277-3058 for information. Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-11) Participants build strength and flexibility as they learn to safely navigate obstacles by running, jumping, climbing, swinging and landing safely. Gymnastics: Intro to Parkour (Ages: 5-7)

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56)

Begins: Feb. 1 • 12:15-1:15 p.m. Register with Skate America

Begins: Feb. 6 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220106_01

Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Sat. Skate America, 4357 Broadway $59 (NR $59)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56)

Begins: March 7 • 12:15-1:15 p.m. Register with Skate America

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Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Feb. 3 • 7:30-8 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220106_05 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 200220106_06 Gymnastics: Rock-N-Roller (Ages: 7-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Gym $51 (NR: $56) Begins: Feb. 4 • 7-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220106_07

Some adult classes are open to teens. Check the Adult section or call 614-277-3050 for options.

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Ballet: Princess (Ages: 5-7) Develop coordination, balance and grace while being introduced to the fundamentals of ballet. Soft-soled shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $56 (NR: $61) Begins: Feb. 5 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220201_01 Ballet: Basics (Ages: 8-12) Slightly older children just getting started are introduced to ballet fundamentals, developing coordination, balance and grace. Sign up according to age and ability. Ballet shoes or slippers needed. Tami Kelly instructs. Wks: 7 • Classes: 7 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 9 $56 (NR: $61) Begins: Feb. 5 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 200220201_02 Modern Dance (Ages: 5-10) Participants learn the jazz dance style, adapting bold, dynamic movements and techniques to later apply to a variety of modern dances. Develop skills to grow and enhance your journey for future dance. Experienced instructor Lindsay Maynard leads. Modern Dance (Ages: 5-7) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $52 (NR: $57) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6:45-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220203_01 Modern Dance (Ages: 8-10) Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 9 $52 (NR: $57) Begins: Feb. 4 • 7:30-8:15pm Activity #: 200220203_02

Jumpin’ Gym Games (Ages: 6-10) Join us in the gym for some favorites from phys. ed. class. Gather in friendly teams and catch, throw, dodge and sweat while playing Hungry, Hungry Monster, Four-Corner Dodgeball, Hunger Games and more. Jumpin’ Gym Games (Ages: 6-8) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Kingston Center Gym $10 (NR: $12) March 20 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 200320303_01 Jumpin’ Gym Games (Ages: 8-10) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Kingston Center Gym $10 (NR: $12) March 20 • 8:15-9:15pm Activity #: 200320303_02 Zumba® Kids (Ages: 5-11) In this ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans, play it loud and rock with friends to your own rules! With age-appropriate music and steps, move to the beat and feel fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing that it is okay to be yourself and dance like no one is watching! Led by licensed instructor Chauntel Horaney. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 4 $38 (NR: $43)

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Begins: Feb. 3 • 6-6:40 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220305_01 F.A.S.T.E.R.: Beginner (Ages: 8-18) Looking to improve your overall speed and running technique? Focus on flexibility, agility and speed training with extreme resistance to become quicker and faster. We are excited to implement new VERTIMAX that increases speed and vertical jump. Led by certified instructor Mike Kusan. Designed for those new to Coach Kusan’s F.A.S.T.E.R. or younger than 12. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Feb. 3 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220306_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Feb. 4 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220306_04 Wks: 5 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon. Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR: $100) Begins: March 2 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. No class March 23 Activity #: 200320306_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR: $100) Begins: March 3 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200320306_04 The Source 7


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F.A.S.T.E.R.: Advanced (Ages: 12-18) Looking to improve your overall speed and running technique? Focus on flexibility, agility and speed training with extreme resistance to become quicker and faster. Class implements new VERTIMAX to increase both speed and vertical jump. Led by certified instructor Mike Kusan. Designed for those with experience in Coach Kusan’s F.A.S.T.E.R. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Feb. 3 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220306_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $79 (NR: $89) Begins: Feb. 4 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220306_03 Wks: 5 • Classes: 8 • Days: Mon., Wed. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR: $100) Begins: March 2 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. No class March 23 Activity #: 200320306_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 8 • Days: Tue., Thu. Kingston Center Room 5 $90 (NR: $100) Begins: March 3 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200320306_03

Karate: Peewee Beginner (Ages: 4-7) Learn basic karate movements, the martial arts philosophy and the importance of concentration and confidence. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 3 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220601_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220601_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 5 • 5-5:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220601_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 6 • 6-6:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220601_04

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Karate: Peewee Advanced (Ages: 4-7) Build on the basics of karate with movement drills, form (kata) and noncontact sparring with added emphasis on concentration, confidence and the martial arts philosophy. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 3 • 5-5:30 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200220602_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 200220602_02 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 5 • 5:30-6 p.m. Activity #: 200220602_03 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: Feb. 6 • 6:30-7 p.m. Activity #: 200220602_04

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Karate: Beginner (Ages: 8+)

Karate: Advanced (Ages: 8+)

Build concentration and confidence with an emphasis on martial arts philosophy while learning karate basics, movement drills, kata (forms) and non-contact sparring.

Deepen levels of concentration and confidence, while emphasizing martial arts philosophy and learning more advanced movements drills, kata (form) and non-contact sparring.

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Begins: Feb. 3 • 6-7 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200260603_01

Begins: Feb. 3 • 7-8 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200260604_01

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Begins: Feb. 4 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 200260603_02

Begins: Feb. 4 • 5-4 p.m. Activity #: 200260604_02

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

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Begins: Feb. 5 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 200260604_03

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $60 (NR: $65)

Begins: Feb. 6 • 7-8 p.m. Activity #: 200260603_04

Begins: Feb. 6 • 5-4 p.m. Activity #: 200260604_04

Karate: Beginner Twice per Week (Ages: 8+)

Karate: Advanced Twice per Week (Ages: 8+)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 12 • Days: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $80 (NR: $85)

Wks: 6 • Classes: 12 • Days: Mon.-Thu. Kingston Center Room 3 $80 (NR: $85)

Begins: Feb. 3 • 6-7 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200260603_05

Begins: Feb. 3 • 7-8 p.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200260604_05

Big Amazing Art! Painting (Ages: 6-10) Cover a variety of styles and techniques while focusing on the process, using quality materials and supplies found in an artistic studio like pastels, watercolors, acrylics and more. Take home a finished piece each class. Art supplies furnished. Dress to get messy/ bring a smock! Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 200220402_01 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR: $55) Begins: March 3 • 6-6:45 p.m. Activity #: 200320402_01 ART Fundamentals (Ages: 8-12) Learn and create artwork by combining techniques like sketching, painting, collage and more. Projects may continue from week to week as our work is more detailed with projects that are more complicated. Dress to get messy/bring a smock. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $40 (NR: $45) Begins: Feb. 4 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 200220402_02 Wks: 5 • Classes: 5 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 2 $50 (NR: $55) Begins: March 3 • 7-7:45 p.m. Activity #: 200320402_02 Scrapbooking Your Story (Ages: 8-12)

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Develop a love for documenting and scrapbooking using various supplies, tools and layouts. Instructor guides you through making your own 30page layout scrapbook album. Bring approximately 60 photos. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 9 $45 (NR: $50) Begins: March 2 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200320407_01

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Modeling: The Catwalk (Ages: 7-16) Experience fashion on a make-believe catwalk stage. Learn to walk with grace and style as well as basic etiquette to help with good behavior and manners. Invite guest to see you work the stage and model your favorite outfits on the last day. Students are encouraged to model their favorite Disney character costumes/outfits. Includes in-class photo session with a professional. Photos are yours to keep! Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Tue. Kingston Center Room 4 $200 (NR: $215) Begins: Feb. 4 • 5-6 p.m. Activity #: 200220409_01 Acting Games (Ages: 7-16) Build confidence and creativity while having fun learning to act through games and improvisational situations to help you think on your feet and explore the possibilities of your imagination. Acting games build skills in collaboration, expose participant to new experiences and foster selfreliance. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $100 (NR: $115) Begins: Feb. 6 • 5-5:50 p.m. Activity #: 200220409_02 Acting Class with Showcase (Ages: 7-16) Work in groups to act out various, age-appropriate acting scenes, including some from TV, movies and plays. Improve your memory, learn to develop a character and increase self-confidence and stage presence. Great for anyone interested in working in the entertainment industry. The instructor can provide guidance to parents of children interested pursuing professional acting. Last day is a showcase for guests to see the participants in action. Wks: 8 • Classes: 8 • Day: Thu. Kingston Center Room 9 $150 (NR: $165) Begins: Feb. 6 • 6-6:50 p.m. Activity #: 200220409_03

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Valentine Truffle Balls (Ages: 6-9) Make a fun, easy and delicious treat for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day. Gloria Hartung instructs on creating no-bake cookies. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $15 (NR: $17) Feb. 12 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220701_01

Bouncy Ball (Ages: 5-10) Bounce in on the fun: make bouncy balls from rubber bands, balloons, goop and more. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 2 $12 (NR: $14) Feb. 12 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200221001_01

Kids in the Kitchen: Chocolate (Ages: 6-9) Children learn to read recipes, basic kitchen safety and cooking techniques while creating delicious chocolate treats. Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $42 (NR: $47) Begins: Feb. 20 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200220701_02 Pot o’ Gold Rainbow Cookie (Ages: 6-9) Construct a cookie from dough, frosting and decorations to create a rainbow to entice leprechauns to hide their gold. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Gantz Farmhouse $12 (NR: $14) March 11 • 6:30-7:15 p.m. Activity #: 200320701_01

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Adult Adult Softball Registration (Ages: 18+) Grove City offers slow-pitch softball leagues for men’s, women’s and co-rec teams at competitive and recreational levels for a 10-game season featuring a 3-2 pitch count. 10 Games Plus Playoffs Fryer Park $360 Register by team through March in the Kingston Center. Adult Spring Cornhole Registration (Ages: 18+) Grove City Parks and Recreation offers adult cornhole leagues for two-player teams Thursday nights starting at 6:15 p.m. Matches are held outdoors at Plum Run Winery/Grove City Brewing Company. 6 Matches Plus Playoffs • Day: Thu. Grove City Brewing Company $50 Register by team through March in the Kingston Center. Light Line Dance (Ages: 18+) Does line dancing look like fun, but you aren’t sure how to get started? First-time dancers learn basic steps and techniques of line dancing. Also great for those who enjoy easy line dances at a gentle pace. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Feb. 4 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200240202_02 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: March 3 • 6-7 p.m. No class March 21 Activity #: 200340202_02

Parks & Rec. is accepting applications for musicians for the 2020 Summer Sizzle Concert Series. Visit GroveCityOhio.gov for info. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Line Dance (Ages: 18+) Intermediate dancers learn exciting country and ballroom line dances set to fun, beautiful music in instructor-led lessons. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that slide easily across the floor. Laura Landolt instructs. Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: Feb. 4 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200240202_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 4 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $18 (NR: $20) Begins: March 3 • 7-8:30 p.m. No class March 21 Activity #: 200340202_01 Square Dance Plus Class (Ages: 18+) Learn the last set of moves on the path to being a competent dancer as Grove City Western Squares members help you master moves. Must have completed Basic and Mainstream lessons to participate. Wks: 10 • Classes: 10 • Days: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $20 (NR: $25) Begins: Feb. 24 • 7:30-9 p.m. Activity #: 200240204_01 Yoga Monday (Ages: 18+) Relax the body and calm the mind, melting away tension and stress by combining Hatha yoga posture with breathing techniques and deep relaxation. Wear loose, comfortable clothing, bring a towel or mat and come with an empty stomach. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Mon. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Feb. 24 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200240301_01

Yoga Wednesday (Ages: 18+) Melt away tension and stress in a class geared for beginners but available as a second night for those enrolled in the Monday program. Toni Weeks, registered yoga instructor, leads. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $34 (NR: $39) Begins: Feb. 26 • 6-7 p.m. Activity #: 200240301_02 Mixed Media Art (Ages: 14+) Incorporate collage to add interest and another dimension to your painting. Some workshops also incorporate stencils, gelatos, stamps and more for a mixed-mediaù approach. Create an 11x14 canvas. Mixed Media Art Theme: Winter Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37) Feb. 10 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200240402_03 Mixed Media Art Theme: Color Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37) March 9 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200340402_04

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Garden Towers (Ages: 18+) Make a classic garden tuteur, a towershaped garden support used to hold up tall flowers or vines or as a garden ornament. Use natural branches and limbs to build a 2-3 foot structure to grace your garden. It is helpful, but not necessary, to bring a hammer and battery-operated drill. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Sat. Gantz Farmhouse $40 (NR: $45) March 7 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Activity #: 200340410_01 Herb Garden Planning (Ages: 18+)

Create a painted canvas in a fun, relaxed atmosphere with step-by-step instructions on adding acrylic paint to canvas. All materials provided including easels, brushes and more! Create a different season-themed painting each workshop.

Develop a love for documenting and scrapbooking using various supplies, tools and layouts as the instructor guides you through making your very own 30-page layout scrapbook album. Bring approximately 60 photos of your choice.

Beginner and long-time gardeners harvest fresh ideas and plans. Discuss ways to create a garden to suit your needs and lifestyle including the best herbs. Learn about herb varieties and how to site a garden, integrate your ideas into existing beds and pots, and find desired varieties. Individuals create their own garden plans with plant suggestions. Bring a photo of your site, if possible. Gloria Hartung and Mary Jane LaLonde lead.

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37)

Wks: 3 • Classes: 3 • Day: Wed. Kingston Center Room 4 $45 (NR: $50)

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR: $23)

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Begins: March 4 • 6-7:30 p.m. Activity #: 200340407_01

March 19 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200340904_01

Painted Canvas (Ages: 14+)

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37) Feb. 24 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200240402_02 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37) March 2 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200340402_01 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37) March 16 • 7-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200340402_02 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Kingston Center Room 2 $32 (NR: $37)

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Think Spring (Ages: 18+) Make a lovely grapevine and twig wreath covered with bright flowers from the Gantz cutting garden to perk up your front door or living room. Discuss how to grow and harvest dried flowers and sources for seed and plants. Herbal tea and cookies served. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $35 (NR: $38) Feb. 11 • 6:30-8 p.m. Activity #: 200240410_01

Tasty Quick Breads (Ages: 18+) Hesitant to try to bake your own bread at home? Try quick breads, which don’t use yeast for leavening and are simple and easy to make at the last minute. Arlene Crosser leads you through the steps for preparing both savory and sweet quick breads, biscuits and muffins. Take home samples and recipes. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Tue. Gantz Farmhouse $20 (NR: $25) Feb. 25 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Activity #: 200240701_01

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55+ Transportation Program (Ages: 55+) Transportation services are provided to Grove City/Jackson Township residents for Grove City-area destinations including to grocery stores, banks or medical appointments as well as to and from Center activities. One bus is equipped with a wheelchair ramp, but all participants must be able to board the bus without assistance from the driver. Schedule an appointment at least three days in advance including for Evans Center outings: call 8 a.m.noon, Monday-Friday. Please be patient! We keep our buses busy. Transportation is canceled when SWCSD is closed for inclement weather. Please note: bus drivers do not accept payments on the bus. Purchase passes at the front desk, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Zumba & Strong by Zumba (Ages: 18+) Cardio-based dance movements set to music result in dynamic workouts with easy-to-follow steps that sculpt and strengthen. Led by Dana Olshefski. Visit facebook.com/ GroveCityZumbawithDanaO or call 614-595-8130 for information. Evans Center Auditorium

Daily $2 per trip Mon.-Fri. • Call to schedule Schedule appointment (at least 3 days before): 614-277-1066 LifeCare Alliance Lunch Program (Ages: 60+) Enjoy a nutritious, hot lunch five days a week at the Evans Center. The daily menu is listed in the local newspapers and at the Center. Call one day in advance to make a reservation. Van transportation is available and must be requested. Prepackaged cold, vegetarian and hot served meals are available daily. Daily Evans Center $2 Mon.-Fri. • 11:45 a.m. Call LifeCare Alliance Meals-onWheels (at least 1 day before): 614-278-3152

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Meals-on-Wheels: Volunteer to Help a Needy Neighbor (All Ages) Share your time and visit the homebound to deliver a hot meal and a message of loving concern from the community: volunteer for a Meals-onWheels route picked up daily at the Evans Center. Each 90-minute route visits 12 to 15 elderly or disabled persons. Training is provided. Weekend opportunities are also available. Daily Register with LifeCare Alliance Call LifeCare Alliance Volunteer Services: 614-437-2859. Evans Center Volunteer Program (Ages: 55+) The Center owes much of its success to the dedicated patrons who contribute their time and talents. The volunteer program provides many meaningful service opportunities. Share your special talent, craft or game with others. Ask about the rewards offered to Senior Partners. Contact the Evans Center Front Desk for information. Computer Lab (Ages: 55+) The Evans Center is fully equipped with desktop computers to meet your technology needs. Services are free, but you must sign up for a user ID and password at the front desk. Daily Evans Center Free with registration Mon.-Fri. • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Evans Center Fitness Room (Ages: 55+) Use this great resource to stay fit by accessing elliptical machines, treadmills, NuStep, recumbent and upright bikes, hydraulic weight machines and free weights. Wks: 4 • Days: Mon.-Fri. Evans Center $15 per month 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Register with the Evans Center The Source 13


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Conversations About Loss (Ages: 55+) There is no normal way to experience grief. While you may be tempted to isolate yourself, it is okay (even healthy) to lean on others for support. Interacting with friends, family and support groups can be helpful when you feel low or overwhelmed. Meet with others with similar experiences and join in discussions or just listen. This new group is facilitated by Pastor Phil Amburgey. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Mon. • 10-11 a.m. Drop in Alzheimer’s Support Group (All Ages) The everyday challenges faced by those dealing with Alzheimer’s and related diseases can be overwhelming. Caregivers get a sense of belonging by interacting with those facing similar challenges. Under the guidance of Paula Taliaferro. Monthly Evans Center Free 4th Tue. • 7 p.m. Drop in Parkinson’s Disease Support (All Ages) Parkinson’s Foundation Ohio offers support, sharing information about living with Parkinson’s disease, what families should know and resources available to patients and loved ones. Open to community members living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. Monthly Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 1-2 p.m. Drop in

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Senior Options (Ages: 60+) Senior Options provides in-home services to maintain independence for Franklin County residents aged 60+ not qualified for PASSPORT services. Payment is based on a sliding income scale. COAAA provides in-home assessments and case management for the program. Available services include: personal care, home-delivered meals and emergency-response systems Information: 614-525-6200 Grove City Area Seniors Club Meeting (Ages: 55+) Gather with other members for fellowship during a short business meeting followed by bingo. This is a great way to meet other members. Monthly Evans Center Free 1st Wed. • 1 p.m. Drop in Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) (Ages: 55+) During S.A.L.T. meetings, representatives from Grove City Police and Jackson Township Fire share information about community services and crime and safety issues important to seniors. Monthly Evans Center Free 2nd Tue. • 1 p.m. Drop in Jackson Township Community CARES (Ages: 55+)

Amity Home Healthcare Blood Pressure Screening (Ages: 55+) A nurse from Amity Home Healthcare stops in monthly to conduct bloodpressure checks. Monthly Evans Center Free 3rd Wed. • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop in Ceramics Class (Ages: 55+) Join Nancy Ritter for camaraderie and fine arts. Bring your greenware projects; paint and brushes are provided. Nancy provides assistance as needed in this friendly environment. Weekly Evans Center Classroom Wed. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Book Club (Ages: 55+) Join other avid readers to discuss a book of your choice as the group shares their literary experiences from the previous month. A great way to be introduced to books you might not discover on your own. Adrian Jahn leads. Monthly Evans Center Classroom Free 2nd Wed. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in Bead Class (Ages: 55+) Join Linda Miller to make unique beaded decorations including fun holiday themes while building friendships. Choose your own projects and pay the instructor for materials.

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Vocal Chorus (Ages: 55+) New singers always are welcome to join this group of music lovers without auditioning. Carol Barnick directs. Weekly Evans Center Free Fri. • 9 a.m. Drop in Evans Center Art Guild (Ages: 55+) Share your talents and techniques with fellow artists, spending time with others interested in visual arts as you draw, paint or work in other media. Bring your own supplies. Weekly Evans Center Classroom Free Fri. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Drop in Wood Carving Group (Ages: 55+) Looking for a fun, relaxing hobby? Try woodcarving! Learn the basics of wood and tool selection, safety and sharpening, design and blank preparation, and some finishing. All experience levels welcome. Loaner tools and beginner projects available. Gary Gardner leads. Weekly Evans Center Free Tue. • 2-3 p.m. Drop in Computer Class (Ages: 55+) Do you feel lost when you try to send an email, register online for classes or navigate the web, but feel you are missing out on opportunities? Becky Wollard provides basic and advanced one-on-one instruction. Sign up at the front desk. By appointment Evans Center Free Call 614-277-1060 to discuss appointment times.

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Chair Volleyball (Ages: 55+) Played with a beach ball while seated, this game sharpens upper-body mobility and is enjoyable for everyone. Weekly Evans Center Auditorium Free Mon. • 1-2 p.m. Drop in Weekly Evans Center Auditorium Free Thu. • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in Yoga: Senior (Ages: 55+) Reap the benefits of yoga. Toni Weeks instructs classes designed especially for seniors.

Chair Exercise (Ages: 55+) Dealing with arthritis or joint pain? Follow leads for exercises designed for seniors who find it difficult to work out while standing or have trouble getting up and down for floor exercises. Bring light one or two pound weights. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Feb. 3 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200250302_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 9 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: March 2 • 9:30-10:15 a.m. Activity #: 200350302_01

Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Tue. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: March 17 • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Activity #: 200350301_01 Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: March 19 • 9-10 a.m. Activity #: 200350301_02

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Senior Exercise (Ages: 55+) Keep those joints and muscles moving following instructions for exercises designed for active seniors. Wks: 4 • Classes: 7 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: Feb. 3 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. No class Feb. 17 Activity #: 200250303_01 Wks: 4 • Classes: 9 • Days: Mon., Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $15 Begins: March 2 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Activity #: 200350303_01 Tai Chi (Ages: 55+) Fall related injuries are serious for people age 50+. Reduce your risk: improve balance and strengthen muscles through this martial art often described as meditation in motion. Wks: 6 • Classes: 6 • Day: Wed. Evans Center Auditorium $22 Begins: Feb. 26 • 2-3 p.m. Activity #: 200250309_01 Dining Trips Travel to local restaurants without the hassle of driving. Let us provide the transportation from the Center right to the restaurant door, so you can enjoy the companionship of new and old friends as you dine at central Ohio eateries (on your own). Breakfast Club: Scramblers (Ages: 55+)

Lunch Bunch: MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 19 • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 200350802_01 Supper Club: Old Bag of Nails Pub (Ages: 55+) Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 3 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 200250802_02 Supper Club: Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill (Ages: 55+)

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5

Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Mon. Departs the Evans Center $5

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March 9 • 4-8 p.m. Activity #: 200350802_02

Friday Flicks View a variety of films on the big projector screen with friends. Popcorn is always available. Friday Flicks: Holmes & Watson (Ages: 55+) (PG-13; 2018) The familiar protagonists take on a comedic twist as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a murder at Buckingham Palace. Did criminal mastermind Moriarty do it or is something else afoot? Can the duo use their legendary wits and ingenuity to catch the killer before the queen falls victim? Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free Feb. 7 • 12:30-3 p.m. Activity #: 200250804_01

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Friday Flicks: Momma Mia! Here We Go Again (Ages: 55+) (PG-13; 2018) Both prequel and sequel, Sophie’s story continues five years after when Mamma Mia! occurred. Sophie learns even more about her mother’s past as she prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Auditorium Free March 6 • 12:30-3 p.m. Activity #: 200350804_01 Shop & Dine: Tanger Outlets (Ages: 55+) Enjoy the luxury of door-to-door service to area shopping places for a great way to shop, eat or people watch without the hassle of parking. Dropoff and pickup are at the same entrance. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 25 • 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 200350809_01 Euchre (Ages: 55+) Don’t be a loner - join friends at the Evans Center to take a few tricks in a rousing game of cards. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Feb. 28 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 200250805_01 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free March 27 • 1-4 p.m. Activity #: 200350805_01

Eldorado Scioto Downs (Ages: 55+) Hop on the minibus for door-to-door travel to the racino for gaming time with your Center friends. Seniors can take advantage of half-price buffet meals and $20 free play incentive. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 12 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 200250807_01 Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Wed. Departs the Evans Center $5 March 11 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 200350807_01 Early Television Museum (Ages: 55+) Remember the days of rabbit-ear antennas? Snow on the screen? Explore the Early Television Museum in Hilliard to view the largest collection in the U.S., more than 150 sets dating back to the 1920s - still in working condition! Donation to the museum accepted at the door. Lunch at Red Robin (on your own). Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Departs the Evans Center $5 Feb. 20 • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Activity #: 200250807_02 COSI (Ages: 55+) Gadgets, what-its and gizmos galore! Explore, interact and enjoy the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), a dynamic, 300+ interactive experience with nine galleries featuring world class traveling and permanent exhibitions including a planetarium. Lunch at the Atomic Cafe (on your own). Bring $10 for entry fee at the door. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri. Departs the Evans Center $10 March 20 • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activity #: 200350807_02

Game Day: Phase 10 (Ages: 55+) Skip your normal boring afternoon and enjoy a wild time playing this rummystyle game with staff and other card players. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri., Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Feb. 14 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 200250808_01 Game Day: Farkle (Ages: 55+) There is no bones about it - the fun will roll during this exciting dice game with staff and other players. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Fri., Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free March 13 • 1-3 p.m. Activity #: 200350808_01 Lunch & Learn: Ready or Not? (Ages: 55+) Prepare for the unexpected. Learn tips for developing a proactive strategy for protecting your family from the unexpected including strategies on having an emergency fund, establishing a line of credit and reviewing insurance/liability protection. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free Feb. 6 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 200250810_01 Lunch & Learn: Downsize with a Heart (Ages: 55+) Ready to simplify your life? Professionals who have assisted thousands of clients transition into smaller spaces or get rid of unwanted belongings offer a seminar sharing tips to solve a wide variety of downsizing challenges and headaches. Wks: 1 • Classes: 1 • Day: Thu. Evans Center Multipurpose Room Free March 5 • 1-2 p.m. Activity #: 200350810_01

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Grove City Parks and Recreation offers six easy methods to register for classes. Registration forms are available for download online at GroveCityOhio.gov or pick up at the Kingston Center or the Evans Center. ONLINE registration is available at GroveCityOhio.gov for most Parks and Recreation offerings (sports excluded), providing 24-hour access to our exciting array of options for all ages.

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WALK-IN registration is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., for preschool, youth and adult classes, and at the Evans Center, 4330 Dudley Ave., for 55+ offerings.

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Registration by PHONE is accepted via Visa, Discover or MasterCard only, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call the Evans Center, 614-277-1060, for 55+ classes, and the Kingston Center, 614-277-3050, for all others.

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Use the silver DROP BOX located on the parking lot side of the Kingston Center for afterhours registration. The box is opened at 8 a.m. each business day; registrations placed in the box after 8 a.m. are processed the next business day.

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MAIL your payment and completed registration form to: Grove City Parks and Recreation Department, Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave., Grove City, OH 43123

Payment Methods •  Cash or Money Order •  Checks made payable to: City of Grove City. A customer with a returned check is assessed a $25 fee. Any customer with two returned checks within 12 months must pay all subsequent fees by cash or money order. •  Credit Card: MasterCard or Visa only Confirmation Once you have registered for a class, no other confirmations are made unless a change is made in the program details. It is the responsibility of the participant to be present on the date and time listed. Cancellations/Credit Registered participants may cancel from a program, but it is that participant’s responsibility to contact the Parks and Recreation Department. A credit is made to the participant’s account if a request is made in writing prior to the start of the program. To receive a full refund for sports, the request must be made before uniforms are ordered. Class/Event Cancellation All classes and events are subject to change or cancellation based on participation and instructor availability. A staff member will notify all registered class participants as changes occur. Photos and Videos The City of Grove City reserves the right to photograph or record event and program participants for publicity purposes. Images may be used in catalogs, brochures, magazines, ads or other print or electronic public relations efforts (i.e., website, social media). Residency Rates & Fair Share Policy The lower “resident rate” provides credit to those paying municipal taxes that help support the programs 18 The Source

and events offered by the City of Grove City. To qualify as a resident, a person must live or work in Grove City or Jackson Township. This does not include all of ZIP code 43123; ZIP codes are used by the U.S. Postal Service to designate the office that delivers mail to an address. Visit FranklinCountyAuditor.com to check your address. Grove City parcel IDs start with 040; unincorporated Jackson Township with 160. Through the City of Grove City Fair Share Policy, non-residents who pay income tax to the City of Grove City are eligible to participate at resident rates. To be eligible, non-residents must annually provide proof of employment on company letterhead with the signature of the personnel director or a current pay stub showing the employer’s address. Equal Opportunities and Special Populations The Grove City Parks and Recreation Department is committed to serving the whole community. All persons regardless of age, sex, race, color, national origin or religion are encouraged to participate. Our goal is also to include individuals with special needs in our existing programs based on their need and ability. Groups or individuals serving special populations are welcome to contact the department to make program arrangements. The City of Grove City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its programs or activities. An ADA Coordinator has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the Department of Justice regulations implementing Subtitle A of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. §12101 et seq.), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public agencies. The ADA Coordinator can be contacted at 614-277-3050. www.GroveCityOhio.gov


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Grove City Parks and Recreation Sports Registration YOUTH TEAM SPORTS

ADULT TEAM SPORTS

Grove City offers team sports for youth year-round with a focus on building skills, having fun and being active. All skill levels are welcome in our programs, whether a player is just starting out or doesn’t have time to play on the school team. All practices and games occur Monday through Friday (after 6 p.m.) or on Saturdays. Season-ending dates are weather dependent. Youth participants register by individual and receive a team jersey. Baseball players receive caps, socks and pants (spring/summer only). Register in person on business days during the assigned month in the Kingston Center. Non-residents are welcome to play in all leagues (residents receive a discounted rate). Boys and girls play together in baseball and volleyball, and in separate leagues in basketball.

Adults register by team on business days during the assigned month and in person in the Kingston Center. Softball is available to co-rec., men's and women's teams depending on the day of the week. Volleyball is co-rec. only, and there are no restrictions for Cornhole.

Little League Baseball (Ages: 5-17) Season: Spring/Summer Practices start early April Games start Sat., May 2

Registration Month: February Age is based on player's age on Aug. 31, 2020. Ages 5-8 Games: 12 Windsor Park $70 (NR: $80) T-ball (Age: 5) Play/Practice: Mon., Wed. Minor 6 (Age: 6) Play/Practice: Tue., Thu. Minor 7-8 (Ages: 7-8) Play/Practice: Tue., Thu., Sat. Register in the Kingston Center Ages 9-17 Games: 12 + playoffs Windsor Park $90 (NR: $100) Minor 9-10 (Ages: 9-10) Play/Practice: Mon., Wed., Sat. Major (Ages: 11-12) Play/Practice: Tue., Thu., Sat. Junior (Ages: 13-14) Play/Practice: Tue., Thu., Sat. Big (Ages: 15-17) Play/Practice: Mon., Wed., Sat.

YOUTH SPORTS Season Registration Little League Baseball (Ages 5-17) Spring/Summer February Fall Baseball (Ages 5-17) Fall June Volleyball (Grades 3-12) Late Fall August Basketball (Grades K-12) Winter October

Youth Sports Registration: Be Ready! Registration is by individual and must be completed in person in the Kingston Center during the designated month. Be prepared to provide the following:

• Full payment fee • Proof of residency (i.e. current utility bill, bank statement) to receive resident fee rate • Parent/guardian signature on registration form • Participant’s shirt size (pants size for Little League baseball) • Name and phone number for an emergency contact • Participant’s birth certificate if participating in the baseball program for the first time

Register in the Kingston Center

Baseball & Softball Field Rentals: Windsor, Evans and Fryer Parks

Grove City Parks and Recreation offers baseball and softball diamonds for rent for travel baseball and softball organizations when not in use by the City. Each January a draft is held for Windsor and Evans park rentals. Following the draft, reservations are determined on a first-come basis at the discretion of the department. Teams interested in renting fields at Windsor Park for multiple dates should call 614-277-3050 for details including requirements. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

Spring-Summer Softball (Ages: 18+) Season: Spring/Summer Games start Sun., April 26

Games: 10 + playoffs Fryer Park $360 Registration Month: March Sunday Co-rec. Competitive Co-rec. Recreational Monday Women's Recreational Tuesday Men's Recreational Wednesday Men's Recreational Thursday Men's Church Friday Men's Competitive Co-rec. Recreational

Spring-Summer Cornhole (Ages: 18+) Season: Spring/Summer Matches start Thu., April 10

Matches: 6 + playoffs • Day: Thu. Grove City Brewing Company $50 per two-person team Registration Month: March

ADULT SPORTS Season Softball Spring/Summer Fall Cornhole Spring Summer Fall Winter Volleyball Winter

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Grove City Parks and Recreation Shelter Rentals

Windsor and Gantz parks feature shelters large enough for gatherings available to the public year-round, dawn to dusk, and are open for walk-up usage if not already reserved. Reservations for the calendar year open annually the third week of January. All other shelters and gazebos are accessible on a first-come basis and are not reservable. The Eagle Pavilion in Fryer Park has separate policies from open shelters. It is available only to residents 21 and older and can be reserved 365 days before the intended rental date; there is no walk-up usage. For more information, call 614-277-3050 or visit GroveCityOhio.gov and select Park Rentals from the Parks and Recreation menu.

WINDSOR PARK LARGE SHELTER

GANTZ PARK LARGE SHELTER

GANTZ PARK SMALL SHELTER

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

Size Picnic Tables Electricity

1,500 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

1,800 square feet 18 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $55 ($70 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $95 ($125 NR)

850 square feet 6 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

Outdoor Shelter Reminders:

WINDSOR PARK BASEBALL FOR ALL/DREAM FIELD SHELTER Size 1,500 square feet Picnic Tables 8 Electricity With key ($25 deposit) Rental Times & Fees 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

GANTZ PARK GAZEBO Size Picnic Tables Electricity

500 square feet 0 With key ($25 deposit)

Rental Times & Fees

11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m.: $45 ($60 NR) Full Day (11 a.m.-8 p.m.): $75 ($105 NR)

FRYER PARK EAGLE PAVILION (ALL SEASON) Size Amenities Utilities

2,500 square feet Serving kitchen, restrooms, round tables and chairs Electricity, plumbing

Rental Times & Fees

Damage deposit (refundable): $150 8 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m. or 6-10 p.m.: $200 Any two time blocks: $400 Full Day (8 a.m.-10 p.m.): $550 Pavilion may only be rented by residents.

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• Refunds only granted 30+ days before reservation date. • Water fountains/flushing toilets are seasonal (April 15-Oct. 15). • Electricity is available using a key; requires a $25 refundable deposit. • Reservations have priority. Shelters are first-come, first-served if not rented. • Shelters are cleaned early each morning. Be prepared in case others have left messes. • Tobacco products, alcohol use/ impairment and weapons are prohibited. • All park laws apply; see Grove City Code Chapter 903.

Parks with Walk-up Shelters • • • • • •

Blodwen Creed-Lawless Creekside Fryer Park Indian Trails Keller Farms

• Meadowgrove • Scioto Meadows • Swearingen • Westgrove • Windsor

Reservations for rentable shelters for 2020 are available starting Tue., Jan. 21. www.GroveCityOhio.gov

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