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Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation Winter 2014 Newsletter January - March

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appy New Year!

The City of Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation Department is looking forward to an exciting 2014. We have an incredible line up of events, activities, programs, camps, and more that are all just for YOU! In 2013 we operated our second annual Farmer’s Market, hosted & sponsored more than 1 event each month, installed new safety surfacing at Squirrel’s Run, built and opened Ava’s Splash Pad, and so much more. If you have any suggestions or ideas for additional services we can provide in order to bring you the best Parks & Recreation system possible, please don’t hesitate to let us know. We are constantly seeking new ways for you to “Play in MJ.”

Wishing you a safe & happy 2014,

Rocky Lee Parks Manager


Table of Contents Letter from the Director .................................................................................1 Special Events ................................................................................................3 Sponsorship Opportunities ............................................................................4 Athletics ........................................................................................................5 Mt. Juliet Community Center ..........................................................................7 Programs & Activities .....................................................................................8 Park Facilities .................................................................................................9 Meet your Parks Staff ....................................................................................12


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Special Events 2014 Special Events • January 25th: Princess Afternoon Tea • February 1st: Father Daughter Dance • March 12th: St. Patty’s Kids’ Day • March 15th: Fashion Show • March 22nd: Community Yard Sale • May 3rd: Mother Son Dance • May 17th: Armed Forces Day • May 31st: Community Yard Sale • June 6th: Movie in the Park • July 11th: Movie in the Park • July 26th: Splash Day • August 1st: Movie in the Park • August 16th: Community Yard Sale • September 5th: Movie in the Park • October 3rd: Movie in the Park • October 11th: Halloween in the Park • December 6th: Christmas Parade

Father Daughter Dance 2013

Princess Afternoon Tea:

St. Patty’s Kid’s Day

A fundraiser for Ava’s Splash Pad Dress in your finest “high tea attire” and join your favorite Disney Princesses for an afternoon teaparty! Desserts, tea, and a festive punch included. Proceeds donated to Ava’s Splash Pad.

Spend spring break at home and still have a blast. This FREE event includes inflatables, cookie decorating, a shamrock scavenger hunt, touch-a-truck & more.

Tables seat six, but larger groups can be accommodated (please notify us in advance). Children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Advanced tickets recommended.

Location: Charlie Daniels Park Day(s): Time: Date: Sat. 11-2PM 3/12

Cost: Free

Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Cost: Sat. 2-4PM 1/25 $15

In Partnership with: Avalyn Shaye Foundation www.AvalynShayeFoundation.org Last Minute Planners www.LastMinutePlanners.com

Father Daughter Dance

St. Patty’s Kid’s Day 2013

Tickets on sale January 2nd The night includes a pasta dinner, a candy bar, dancing, commemorative photo, games, prizes, and more. Advanced tickets required. Tickets are NOT available at the door. Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Cost: Sat. 6-8:30PM 2/1 $15

Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

Event Coordinator: CJ Kiekens (615) 758-6522 ext. 133 CJKiekens@CityofMtJuliet.org

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Step into Wonderland: Fashion Show Follow us down the rabbit hole for an exciting 2 hour event filled with music, fashion and fun for the whole family. This years theme “Stepping into Wonderland” will be loosely based on the famous Alice in Wonderland movies. Contact Katt Cook for more information, to be a model, or to have your store featured.

Our Sponsors

Coordinator: Katt Cook of Last Minute Planners. Ph: (615) 830-5939 Email: PlannerKatt@yahoo.com Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Cost: Sat. 2-4PM 3/15 Free

Community Yard Sale 30+ vendors will take over the Charlie Daniels Parking lot to offer you toys, clothes, furniture, and more. Booth spaces are 17‘x18’ and can be reserved through the Parks Dept. for $20. Applications accepted 2/22-3/19. Location: Charlie Daniels Park Day(s): Time: Date: Sat. 7-1PM 3/22

Cost: $20

Benefits of being an Event Sponsor: • Reach thousands of Mt. Juliet citizens. • Brand Recognition • Social Media mentions as a MJPRD event sponsor. • Support the local community that lives and plays in Mt. Juliet. • Demonstrating your support for youth activities & family events.

Avalyn Shaye Foundation

• Advertising: your logo on flyers and posters displayed in local businesses,

Biven’s Dentistry

City of Mt. Juliet website, community access TV station, event signage, newspaper ads, and more. • Variety of events: you can sponsor a more intimate event in order to get

Friends of MJ Parks & Rec MOMs Club

to know participants or a larger event that attracts thousands of local

Needham’s Nursery

families. Pick what works best for your business.

Optimal Health Chiropractic Providence Marketplace

For more information contact Event Coordinator: CJ Kiekens. Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

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Athletics Indoor Futsal League Registration Now Open Includes 7 games & 1 Tournament Games are 5v5 (4+ Goalie) Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Ages: Su. 1-5PM 1/12-3/9 18+

Cost: $325/team

Men’s Basketball League Registration Now Open 8 game guarantee Games 5 v 5 (12 max on roster) Team & Free Agent Spots available League Host: Mid State Sports Leagues Ph: (615) 200-7575 Web: www.MidStateSportsLeagues.com Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Ages: W. 1-5PM 1/29-3/26 18+

Cost: $495/team $65/individual

Basketball is a game that gives you every chance to be great, and puts every pressure on you to prove that you haven’t got what it takes. It never takes away the chance, and it never eases up on the pressure. — Bob Sundvold

Athletic Director Tim Henson (615) 758-6522 ext. 131 THenson@CityofMtJuliet.org

Softball Rainout Number: (615)758-6522

Rainouts established at 4pm daily

Adult Softball League League Fees are DUE at registration. No Credit or Debit Cards Accepted. Cash or Check Only.

Returning Team Registration Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Sa 9-11AM 2/8

New Team Registration Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Sa 11AM-1PM 2/15

Available Leagues: Location: Mundy Memorial Sports-Plex Start Date: Monday, April 7th Day(s): Ages: League: M 18+ Men’s Church Tu 18+ Women’s Open W 18+ Co-Ed Th 18+ Men’s Open Fr 18+ Men’s Church Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

Cost: $325/team $325/team $325/team $325/team $325/team

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Youth Indoor Soccer Clinic Registration Now Open The youth soccer clinic is available to youth of ALL skill levels. Exciting & fast paced clinic in a game format. This is a great opportunity to learn, retain, and refine skills. 5 vs. 5 (4 plus goalie). The clinic is available ages 8-14. - Shin guards are required - Tennis shoes must be worn. - Bring a size 4 soccer ball if possible.

League Hosted by: Wilson United Soccer League Web: www.WilsonUnited.org Eagle Express Select Soccer Club Web: www.EagleExpresssc.org Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Ages: M TBA 1/13-2/17 8-14

Cost: $40

Youth Basketball League Registration Now Open This exciting and instructional league focuses on 2 things for your child: FUNDAMENTALS and FUN. Friday night practices are taught by highly skilled coaches and focus on fundamentals, then games are played every Saturday. $100 participation fee includes: - Game On Sports reversible jersey - Game On Sports t-shirt - Weekly & Season ending participation medals

League Host: Game On Sports Ph: (615) 6860232 Web: www.MyGameOnSports.com

Youth Dodgeball League Registration Now Open Dodgeball is the most FUN game to play on the planet earth. Participants are divided into age groups, but uses an open play format which means no teams, no practice, no coaches, & no sitting on the bench! Open to ages 4-12.

Location: Day(s): F Sa F Sa

Mt. Juliet Community Center Time: Date: 5:45-6:45PM 1/3-3/8 6:45-7:45PM 1/3-3/8 10:30/11:30AM 1/3-3/8 1:30/2:30PM 1/3-3/8

Ages:

Cost:

4-8

$100

9-12

$100

1/11 & 3/1 - Cancelled

League Host: Game On Sports Ph: (615) 6860232 Web: www.MyGameOnSports.com Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Date: Sa 12:30-1:30PM 1/4-3/8

Cost: $60

1/11, 2/1 & 3/1 - Cancelled Ph: (615) 758-6522 â—? www.MJParksandRec.org

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Mt. Juliet Community Center Rates

St. Patty’s Kid’s Day 2013 Daily Use

• Residents: $2.00 • Non- Residents: $4.00 Monthly Membership • Residents: $15.00 • Non- Residents: $22.00 • Senior Citizens: $12.00 Annual Membership Mt. Juliet Community Center

• Residents: $150.00 • Non- Residents: $225.00

1100 Charlie Daniels Parkway Phone: (615) 758-6522

Fax: (615) 773-8399

Hours: M-Sa 8AM-8PM & Su 1-5PM

Weight Room Come join the fitness and fun here at the Mt. Juliet Community Center. Start the new year off right by getting fit and healthy. We offer a variety of cardiovascular & weight training options. We offer treadmills, ellipticals, a step up machine, and bicycles. Our free weights range from 1lb. to 75 lb.; but we also have weight machines that can and will target every body part that you are aiming to hit - from traps to calves.

• Senior Citizens: $120.00 Panattoni Rental • Damage Deposit: $200.00 • Hourly Fee: $35.00 • 8 hour rental: $250.00 Game Room Rental* $15.00 per hour *in addition to Panattoni Hall Hourly Rental

Come by today to get your memberships, and join our MJCC family. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Panattoni Hall: Meeting Room The newest addition to the community center is our meeting room. The room is a 2650 square foot multi-purpose room. The room is available for rentals if you are interested in having a birthday party, wedding/baby shower, business meeting, or family reunion. Call for information on booking your room today!

Cardiovascular Machines

Amenities: all available tables & chairs, kitchen (sink, cooler, & freezer), & a projector for multi media presentations.

Game Room We have everything you need to play: • Air Hockey

• Ping pong

• Foosball

• Pool

Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

Weight Machines

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Programs & Activities

Program

Coordinators:

Resha Zumba

Tim Henson

Fusing hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves, Zumba is a one of a kind dance class designed to burn calories and get the energy pumping round your body. People of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome and encouraged to attend classes.

(615) 758-6522 ext. 131 THenson@CityofMtJuliet.org

CJ Kiekens (615) 758-6522 ext. 133 CJKiekens@CityofMtJuliet.org

Instructor: Brittanie Resha Ph: (941) 726-7257 E-mail: bjresha@hotmail.com

R.C. Club Bring your remote controled airplane to fly in our gymnasium! Day(s): W

Time: 1-3PM

Date: 1/8-3/26

Cost: $2/day

Location: Mt. Juliet Community Center Day(s): Time: Cost per class: Tu & Th 6-7PM $6 Non-members/$4 Members Sat 9-10AM $6 Non-members/$4 Members Punch Cards Available through instructor Instructors are NOT employees of the Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation Department. All changes to schedules, fees, locations, etc. are at the discretion of the instructor.

3/13 & 3/20 - Cancelled (Spring Break)

Senior Badminton Day(s): Th

Time: 9-11AM

Cost: $2/day

3/13 & 3/20 - Cancelled (Spring Break)

Senior Bingo Held the 1st & 3rd Tuesday every month. Prizes for winners of each game. Day(s): Tu Tu Tu Tu Tu Tu

Time: 9-11AM 9-11AM 9-11AM 9-11AM 9-11AM 9-11AM

Date: 1/7 1/21 2/4 2/18 3/4 3/18

Cost: Free Free Free Free Free Free

Pickle Ball

Bingo

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. - George Bernard Shaw

Senior Pickle Ball This drop in activity is a paddle sport which combines elements from tennis, badminton, & ping pong. Day(s): M & W

Time: 9-11AM

Cost: $2/day

3/10-21 - Cancelled (Spring Break) Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

Resha Zumba

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Charlie Daniels Park

1100 Charlie Daniels Parkway Phone: (615) 758-6522

Fax: (615) 773-8399

Hours: 5AM-10PM Daily

Amenities • Planet Playground: 9000 square foot fenced in playground • "Squirrel's Run" Toddler Park • Ava's Splash Pad • 2 sand volleyball courts • Outdoor basketball court • 4 tennis courts • 3/4 mile long walking track, • Crow’s Nest Skate Park • 4 pavilions • 1 gazebo • 2 multi-purpose fields

Rentals Today is the day to start planning a fun day at the park for birthday parties, family reunions, weddings, and more. Every pavilion at Charlie Daniels Park offers electricity, charcoal grills, and trashcans with trash bags for your occasion. Call the Mt. Juliet Community Center today to book your pavilion. Pavilion and Gazebo Rental Rates - **Deposit (Refundable): - Full Day Rental (Over 4 Hrs.): - Half Day Rental (Up to 4 Hrs.):

Cost: $50.00 $80.00 $40.00

Amphitheater Rental Rates - **Deposit (Refundable): - *Not For Profit: - For Profit: - Individual:

4 Hour/8 Hour $300.00 $75/$150 $150/$300 $100/$200

*Must show proof of 501c3 **Bring separate checks for deposit and rental fees Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

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Support

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Ava’s Splash Pad The Avalyn Shaye Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to preserve the memory of Ava Bright. For years, they worked tirelessly to raise funds for a splash pad at Charlie Daniels Park to carry on Ava’s memory, while bringing joy through one of her favorite things - water play!

Create your own memory & be a part of Ava’s Splash Pad forever! 8x4 Text Only

1-3 lines of engraving

_____ x $100 = $________

8x4 Text & Artwork

1-3 lines of engraving

_____ x $150 = $________

Keepsake Replica Brick

_____ x $20 = $________

Additional donation

$

Total

$

Artwork: Artwork can be engraved for an additional charge. E-mail artwork to CJKiekens@CityofMtJuliet.org. All images are in black.

Print information EXACTLY as you’d like it to appear. If no artwork is used, 3 lines with a maximum of 20 characters per line. If submitting artwork, do NOT fill in the shaded area. 12 characters per line (including spaces)

Drop off or mail this form along with your payment to: Mt. Juliet Parks & Rec Dept. P.O. Box 256 Mt. Juliet, TN 37121

Contact Information: Name: _______________________ PHONE: _____________________

PH: 615.758.6522

E-MAIL: ______________________ USE 1 FORM PER ENGRAVING.

Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

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South Mt. Juliet “Bark Park” 151 Southeast Springdale Hours: Dawn-Dusk Daily

Amenities: 3/4 acre fenced dog park Playground Pavilion Sand Volleyball Court

Rules & Regulations: •

Use at your own risk

Disposal of waste required

Dogs must be wearing current rabies ID

Dogs must be leashed at all times unless they are INSIDE the fenced area.

Dogs that become aggressive must be removed IMMEDIATELY. Users are responsible for any injuries inflicted by their dogs. The City of Mt. Juliet reserves the right to restrict an aggressive dogs or their handlers.

Children under 10 are not allowed inside the fenced dog park area. Minors must have adult supervision.

Mundy Memorial

Sports-Plex

300 Mundy Memorial Dr. Hours: 7AM-10PM Daily

Amenities: •4 multi-purpose fields •1 softball field •2 playgrounds

Emission Station •1 pavilion •1 mile walking track •Frisbee golf course

Fee: $10.00 Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Hours of Operation: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm - Closed for lunch from 10:30-11:00am

Fields are NOT available for rental at this time.

Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

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Meet your Parks & Rec Crew

Parks Manager: Rocky Lee

Special Events & Resource Development Coordinator: CJ Kiekens

Parks Clerk:

Jennifer Diekmann

Parks Laborer:

Kale Carver

Parks Clerk:

Jan Littrell

Assistant Parks Manager: Tim Henson

Parks Laborer:

Tyler Olfield

Part-time Clerk:

Josh Lo

Parks Clerk:

Rose Carter

Part-time Clerk:

Ross Hudson

The Mt. Juliet Parks and Recreation Department works to create and provide recreational activities and facilities, as well as, leisure and community services necessary to promote public well-being and quality of life for the citizens of Mt. Juliet, TN. We strive to build and promote a sense of hometown spirit based on our belief in "Family, Fitness, and Fun"!! Ph: (615) 758-6522 â—? www.MJParksandRec.org

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Advertise with us Connect with Your Community Place your ad in our quarterly newsletter full of information on special events, programs & activities, park facilities & more. There’s no better way to connect locally.

Half Page Ad Size Newsletter

Artwork Due

Print Date

7.25”w x 4.65”h

Spring Summer Fall Winter

February 1 April 1 July 1 October 1

March 1 May 1 August 1 November 1

$250

Ad Size Options Full Page (7.25w x 9.5h) $500 Half Page (7.25w x 4.65h) $250 Quarter Page (3.55w x 4.65h) $100

Quarter Page 3.55”w x 4.65”h

$100

Please Note: Mt. Juliet Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit advertising to that which is consistent with the best interests of the MJPRD, its constituents, and patrons.

Ph: (615) 758-6522 ● www.MJParksandRec.org

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Important Contacts City Hall .................................................................................754.2552 or 311 Emergency ..................................................................................................911 Police .................................................................................................754.2550 Police (Special Events) ........................................................................773.6260 Parks & Recreation Office ..................................................................................758.6522 Parks Manager: Rocky Lee ....................................................................ext. 130 Assistant Manager: Tim Henson ...........................................................ext. 131 Event Coordinator: CJ Kiekens ..............................................................ext. 133

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