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Welcome COME OUT AND PLAY Welcome to the 2010 Fall Recreation Activity Brochure, designed with you and your family in mind. Inside you will find information about the many recreation programs and park facilities provided for your use and enjoyment. We invite youth and adults to participate in programs offered through the Recreation Department and/or one of the cooperative recreation programs.

PHILOSOPHY

Join us on Facebook and Twitter and you will receive up-to-date information on all the FUN we are offering. To find us on Facebook go to www.facebook.com/crystalrec and set up a user account. If you are already a member, in the search bar type in Crystal Recreation Department. Once here you will be able become a FAN of the Crystal Recreation Department. To find us on Twitter go to www.twitter.com/crystalrec and set up a user account. Next click the FOLLOW button to start following our page. Check back to our sites often, as they are updated frequently with the most current information. By using these social media sites we are bringing our service opportunities directly to you. As we begin to further our use with these sites be aware of SPECIALS that may be posted to our FANS and FOLLOWERS on Facebook and Twitter (ie. discounts, priority registration, new classes, etc.). Crystal Recreation “The Benefits are Endless” and more available than ever!

The Crystal Recreation Department provides opportunities for involvement in a wide range of active and passive leisure-time pursuits for all ages and abilities. This service is provided through professionally planned programs and utilization of city facilities as well as joint program and facility efforts through collaborations with other service agencies. It is the philosophy of the department that no person be deprived from an activity regardless of age, sex, religion, or mental, emotional, physical status.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU As our citizens you deserve the best possible service, programs and facilities. The Recreation Department staff strives to provide a quality experience for you and your family. Your input is very important. If you have any comments on recreation programs, call the Recreation Department at 763-531-0052.

OFFICE INFORMATION RECREATION OFFICE HOURS

RECREATION DEPARTMENT STAFF Gene Hackett ...........................................................Director Marcia Bach ....................................... Recreation Supervisor Scott Berggren .................................... Recreation Supervisor Lei-Lani Fischer .................................. Recreation Supervisor Jason Minnick ......................................... Facility Supervisor Dan Mueller ............................................ Office Coordinator Rhonda LeCuyer ................................................ Office Clerk

Monday-Friday .........................................8:00 am-4:30 pm

TELEPHONE NUMBERS Recreation Office ........................................... 763-531-0052 Fax Number .................................................. 763-531-0949 Community Center Rentals..............................763-531-1174 Recreation Program Cancellation Line ..............763-531-1172 Park Maintenance ...........................................763-531-1158 City Hall.........................................................763-531-1000 Recreation Programs Info-Line .........................763-531-1074 Recreation Weather Cancellation Line ..............763-531-1173 MN Hearing Impaired Relay Services ............................. 711

IN THIS ISSUE 55+ Activities .................................................. 15-19 Adult Activities ................................................ 13-14 Community Information ........................................20 Park Information .............................................. 20-23 Preschool Activities ..............................................5-6 Registration ...................................................... 22-23 Special Events ......................................................3-4 Teen Activities .................................................. 11-12 Youth Activities ..................................................7-12

Web Address: www.ci.crystal.mn.us

Register online option at www.crystalconnect.org

RECREATION OFFICE CLOSED Monday, September 6 ......................................... Labor Day Thursday, November 11 ................................. Veteran’s Day Thursday, November 25 ..................... Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, November 26 ..................... Thanksgiving Holiday

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Special Events MONSTER MASH DANCE (Activity 5906)

ANNUAL KIDS GARAGE SALE Saturday, September 25 8:30 am-Noon Stuff, stuff and more stuff! Put on your shopping shoes and get ready for this great sale by kids for kids at the Crystal Community Center! To rent a table, check-out info on page #.

Are you ready for a real ghoulish time! Grades 5, 6 and 7 will enjoy music, contests, prizes and fun. Music provided by a DJ from KIDSDANCE/Total Entertainment. Wear a costume and receive a treat! Participate in the Costume Contest and you could win a Target Gift Certificate. Inappropriate costumes and/or behavior at the event will not be allowed. Event is cosponsored with Golden Valley, New Hope and Robbinsdale. Save money by registering in advance! Friday, October 29.....................7:00-9:30 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $5 if registered in advance by Thursday, October 28 $8 at the door

BARNYARD BOOGIE (Activity 5451) Parents and children 7 years old and younger join us for a kneeslapping good time at the very popular Barnyard Boogie, where you can kick up your heels to some fun and crazy songs. A full size petting zoo will be there for you to enjoy. Refreshments of a Little Debbies snack cake and lemonade will be served. Parent participation required. Children under the age of one are free. This event is co-sponsored with District #281 ECFE. Advance registration deadline is Thursday, September 30. Friday, October 1 ...............................................7:00-8:30 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $2.50/person resident, $3.50/person non-resident $4/person at the door

DADDY/DAUGHTER PRINCESS BALL (Activity 6174) Join us for an enchanted evening with Once Upon a Star’s Cinderella, and her friends Ariel and Jasmine. Princesses ages 3-9 and your daddy will enjoy dancing, a snack, a photo and craft project. Adults bring a camera to capture this memorable evening. Register by October 29. Friday, November 5 ...........................................6:15-7:45 pm Location: Brookview Community Center, Golden Valley Fee: $21/couple for residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale $27/couple non-residents

FAMILY GEOCACHING (Activity 6173) Youth 9 years and older, with an adult can learn all about this popular recreational pursuit that brings technology and nature together. Geocaching is initiated by hiding a cache where others can find it. Come find out what a cache is, where it can be properly hidden and how to record its location using a Global Positioning Unit (GPS) along with where to post the coordinates. There will even be time to test your skills as we find a cache. This is a great family friendly activity to enjoy the outdoors offered in cooperation with the Three Rivers Park District. Class will meet at the Visitor Center. Register by September 17. Sunday, October 3 ............................................. 1:00-2:30 pm Location: French Regional Park, Plymouth Fee: $20/pair resident of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $26/pair non-resident

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HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT Thursday, December 2 7:00-8:30 pm Join us for this FREE concert with the Robbinsdale City Band under the direction of Mike Serber. Come and be entertained with traditional band music and holiday favorites. There is nothing like a sing-a-long to start off the holiday season. Coffee and cookies served at 7:00 pm with the concert beginning at 7:30 pm. Location: Crystal Community Center

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Special Events TARGET CENTER & XCEL ENERGY CENTER EVENTS

Get tickets for great events! The cities of Crystal, Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and New Hope are joining together to offer great ticket deals for upcoming events at both the Target Center and the Xcel Energy Center. This is for children and adults of all ages! A limited number of tickets are available; however, 15 tickets need to be sold to ensure the group rate. Ticket pick-up: Participants will be notified when tickets are available for pickup at the Recreation office. Note: Participants supply their own transportation and should arrive at least ½ hour early. Tickets are currently available for:

DISNEY LIVE! MICKEY’S MAGIC SHOW AT THE XCEL CENTER (Activity 6177)

2010 MINNEAPOLIS SHRINE CIRCUS AT THE TARGET CENTER (Activity 6176) Presenting the ultimate in exciting entertainment, the 2010 Minneapolis Shrine Circus will return to Target Center with another great show! From the moment the lights go down, you’ll thrill to the spellbinding feats of the acrobats and the delightful antics of the Shriner clowns and more. You won’t want to miss one exciting moment of this magical family show. Age 2 and older need a ticket. Register by September 13. Saturday, October 2 ............. 10:30 am Fee: $17 for lower-level reserved seating-

Abracadabra! Mickey, Minnie and a host of Disney friends come together with world-class magicians to perform magic from legendary Disney films right before your eyes. See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the spectacular levitation of Aladdin’s Princess Jasmine; and the enchanted dancing brooms of Fantasia. Join Donald and Goofy, Alice and the Mad Hatter, and many more! Age 1 and older need a ticket. Register by October 4. Sunday, October 24 ...............3:00 pm Fee: $23 for lower-level reserved seating

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS MICKEY & MINNIE’S MAGICAL JOURNEY AT THE XCEL CENTER (Activity 6178) Make imagination your destination! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse on a journey into the magical worlds of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Peter Pan and Lilo & Stitch. Discover Ariel and Sebastian’s enchanting undersea kingdom; visit the Pride Lands with Simba and Nala; soar through starry skies with Peter Pan and his sassy fairy friend Tinker Bell; and say “aloha” to fun with Lilo and Stitch. You’ll be captivated by the music, beauty and laughter in a journey so magical, you’ll never want to go home. Age 2 and older need a ticket. Register by November 22. Saturday, December 11 .......... 7:00 pm Fee: $21 for lower-level reserved seating

Save the date for

Winterfest

Find GREAT Non-school Day Activities on page 9!

Saturday, December 4 10 a.m. to Noon.

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Preschool Activities LITTLE TIGERS

Kidcreate Studio Classes

Youth ages 3-5 years will learn basic selfdefense and martial arts skills while working on developing coordination and flexibility. Basic kicks and punches are taught through a variety of exercises and fun games. This program promotes focus, discipline and respect. Instructor: Master Tom Malone. *Note: Sign up for both sessions receive a free shirt! Session 1 register by September 14. Session 2 register by October 19. Session 1: (Activity 6179) Tuesdays, September 14-October 19 .............. 10:00-10:30 am Session 2: (Activity 6180) Tuesdays, October 26-November 30 ............... 10:00-10:30 am Location: New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Avenue N. Fee: $49/session residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope $55/session non-residents

TINKERBELL AND HER FAIRY FRIENDS (Activity 6162) Youth ages 3-6 invite your favorite adult to take a trip to Pixie Hollow and help Tinkerbell and her fairy friends change the warm days of summer into the colorful days of fall. We will create a beautiful fall-themed painting with a little help from the fairies! Register by September 20. Tuesday, September 28 .............................. 10:00-11:30 am Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $13/pair residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $19/pair non-residents

DINOMANIA (Activity 6163)

PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME (Activity 5820)

Is your child crazy about dinosaurs? Tyrannosaurs Rex, Triceratops and Diplodocus – they love them all! Youth ages 3-6 along with their favorite adult will learn cool facts about our extinct friends and be inspired to create a fantastic work of dino art. Register by October 6. Thursday, October 14 ....... 10:00-11:30 am Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $13/pair residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $19/pair non-residents

Come jump, crawl, build and have a good time. A variety of play areas will be set up in the Crystal Community Center Gym for children ages 1-5. Adult participation required. One adult can supervise up to four children. Children under one are FREE. Purchase a punch card with ten punches and save. Punch cards good October 2010-March 2011. No charge for adults. Wednesdays, October 6-December 15 .......10:00-11:30 am Fee: $2.75/child/time or purchase a punch card for $16 residents, $22 non-residents

GRANDMA AND ME DAY (Activity 6165) Youth ages 3-10 invite your grandma (or favorite adult) to this special day for just the two of you. Dress up and wear your favorite hat. Each pair will bead matching friendship necklaces to take home. We will polish matching fingernails, too! We will play BINGO and dance the Hokey-Pokey. To close, we’ll snap a special photo of each couple – wearing our bright feather boas – for next day access on Shutterfly. Register by September 24. Saturday, October 2 .......... 12:30-1:45 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $16 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $22 non-residents

DADDY/DAUGHTER PRINCESS BALL (Activity 6174) Join us for an enchanted evening with Once Upon a Star’s Cinderella, and her friends Ariel and Jasmine. Princesses ages 3-9 and your daddy will enjoy dancing, a snack, a photo and craft project. Adults bring a camera to capture this memorable evening. Register by October 29. Friday, November 5 ...........................................6:15-7:45 pm Location: Brookview Community Center, Golden Valley Fee: $21/couple for residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale $27/couple non-residents

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Preschool Activities UNDER THE SEA (Activity 6164) Youth ages 4-6 years join Science Explorers as we explore the ocean by discovering dolphins, whales and more. We will also investigate the difference between fish and mammals; explore the deepest parts of the ocean and more. Don’t miss the fun as we journey to the world under the sea. Register by October 4. Mondays, October 11 and 18..............................6:00-7:15 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $21 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale $27 non-residents

HALLOWEEN FAIRY (Activity 6168) As a very special treat Annette Fragale (from the “Magic Book Nook” on cable 19) will be presenting her fabulous “Halloween Fairy” show for youth ages 1-6, along with their parents. She will bring her “spooky” magic, silly stories, funny puppets, great music and lots more fun. Costumes welcomed and get ready for a great time! Register by October 18. Tuesday, October 26 ..................10:00-11:00 am Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $6/child residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope $9 non-residents

ECFE FAMILY HAPPENINGS ECFE offers a variety of classes and services for families with children from birth to kindergarten age. All classes are taught by licensed parent and early childhood educators. Visit their website at www.ced.rdale.org for a full brochure and ECFE offerings. ECFE is a program of Community Education, Robbinsdale Area Schools. The following events are held at Cavanagh Early Childhood Center, 5400 Corvallis Avenue N., Crystal. Call the ECFE office at 763-504-4170 to reserve your space!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SLEEPING BEAUTY

Fall Open House – FREE Are you new to ECFE and think you’d like to attend? Join us for this open house. Your children will love visiting the children’s classrooms as you learn more about the program. Parents will receive a coupon for $10 off their first 6- or 13week class registration. Wednesday, September 8......................... 6:00-7:30 pm

(Activity 6167) Youth ages 3-6 draw a picture for Sleeping Beauty and bring it to her birthday party! After creating a felt board birthday cake for Aurora, children will make bracelets. Fancy beads were collected by Brier Rose while she was berry picking and each participant will string and take home a beaded bracelet creation! Participants will play all sorts of party games and dance the ‘Hokey Pokey’ with Princess Aurora! Wear your party attire! Parent participation is required for this program. Register by November 5. Friday, November 12 ...............................1:00-2:00 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee/child/class: $11 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $17 non-residents

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Baby Shower – FREE Are you the parent of an infant birth-8 months of age? Join us and meet other new parents, enjoy fun activities together and receive a gift! Sibling care is available for older siblings through 5 years of age. Parents will receive a coupon for $10 off their first 6- or 13-week class registration. Thursday, September 9 ......................... 10:30-11:30 am or 6:15-7:15 pm Tuesday, October 12 ................................ 1:00-2:00 pm

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Youth Activities SKETCH ‘N’ DRAW (Activity 6183)

KIDS’ GARAGE SALE (Activity 5912)

Youth ages 6-12 learn some basic drawing exercises to enhance skills, i.e. contour, gestural, shading, perspective and observation studies. Explore a variety of drawing tools, paper and styles (realism, abstraction, expressionism). Create a portfolio of sketches/ drawings depicting a variety of subjects. Register by September 29. Wednesday, October 6 and 13......... 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Brookview Community Center Fee: $36 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $40 non-residents

Children ages 6-15 can rent a table at the Crystal Community Center Gym to sell some of their old toys, games, books, sporting goods, etc. for cash (no selling of food). Youth under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Limit one table per child. Participant set up will be from 7:30 to 8:15 am. Register early, tables are limited. Register by September 17. Saturday, September 25 .............................8:30 am-Noon Fee: $8/table residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $11/table non-resident

PAINT, DRAW & COLOR EXPRESSION (Activity 6184) Mix/blend color – watercolor, pastels and colored pencils – to create color wheel studies and palettes. Youth ages 6-12 learn traditional/ contemporary painting styles, pen/ink wash, color glazing and brush strokes. Create a painting portfolio of still life, land/city-scapes, people/animal portraits, etc. Register by November 15. Monday, November 22 and 29 .................... 6:30-8:00 pm Location: Brookview Community Center Fee: $36 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $40 non-residents

MUSKETEERS FENCING CLASS Youth ages 6-11 will learn real fencing skills while having fun in our special Musketeers Fencing Class! This program, provided by MN Sword Play, will introduce children to the fundamentals of fencing. With an emphasis on skill building, concentration, self discipline and fun, these classes are designed to enhance motor skill, social and perceptual growth by teaching safe, age-appropriate foil fencing skills to each child. All equipment is provided. Session 1 register by September 13. Session 2 register by November 1. Session 1: (Activity 6181) Mondays, September 20-October 25 .................... 6:30-7:30 pm Session 2: (Activity 6182) Mondays, November 8-December 13.................... 6:30-7:30 pm Location: New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Avenue N. Fee: $63 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $69 non-residents

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SKATEBOARD CAMPS AT 3RD LAIR For the expert to beginners and everybody in between. Youth ages 6 and older learn the basics like balance, pushing, dropping in, skatepark safety and etiquette. 3rd Lair instructors are very experienced in the sport and have years of teaching knowledge. Equipment needed: skateboard and helmet. Knee pads, elbow pads and wrist guards are strongly recommended. All equipment is available at no extra charge. Once your registration is received, you will be sent a special waiver form along with more additional information. Parents must provide transportation to 3rd Lair. Open skating is available in the afternoon and is included in the fee. Parents can pick up anytime in the afternoon at your convenience. When registering – make sure you indicate the specific camps you are requesting. Register at least 2 weeks in advance of the camp. November 24, 26 and December 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 .............. 9:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 3rd Lair, 850 Florida Avenue N., Golden Valley Fee: $47/day without lunch $51/day with lunch

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Youth Activities TRY ARCHERY

Get Creative

(Activity 6185) Cooperative program with the cities of Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale along with the Orion Archery. This oneday workshop for youth ages 7 years and older with an adult will let you try the sport of archery. Learn the basic safety and shooting techniques along with some of the traditions of the sport. Orion Archery will provide equipment/bows, arrows, targets and safety equipment along with certified NADA and ASAP Instructors. Program will be held on field by the Robbinsdale Community Gym & Fitness Center if weather permits; otherwise will be held in the Robbinsdale Community Gym. Register by September 24. Sunday, October 10 ...........................................1:00-2:30 pm Location: Robbinsdale Community Gym or Field Fee: $30/pair resident of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $36/pair non-resident

CREATE-AJACK-O-LANTERN (Activity 6169) Youth ages 5-12 paint your very own ceramic, friendly faced Jack O Lantern with a votive holder for Halloween. So cute you could leave it out all year long! Each piece of pottery will be clear glazed and fired by Lid Pad Ceramics staff, and will be available for pick-up by October 18. Parents are welcome to stay if they would like to. Register by October 1. Saturday, October 9 ................................. 10:00 am-Noon Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $19 residents of Crystal, New Hope $25 non-residents

KID SMART (Activity 6186) How should you react when approached by a harmful stranger or the local bully? Master Malone, a martial arts expert, teaches youth how to respond quickly to ‘no win’ situations. Youth ages 5-12, will learn how to take action (including how to get out of holds and what to say) and how to show the confidence needed to take control of the situation. Kids should wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. (A parent may attend at no additional cost). Register by October 14. Thursday, October 21 ........................................6:00-8:00 pm Location: New Hope City Hall, 4401 Xylon Avenue N. Fee: $37 residents of Crystal, New Hope $43 non-residents

REINDEER TREATS (Activity 6170) Youth ages 5-12 along with your favorite adult, make a holiday keepsake plate. Your Reindeer Treats plate will be made with love and your foot and hand prints. We provide all the materials necessary to create the perfect holiday plate! Each piece of pottery will be clear glazed and fired by Lid Pad Ceramics staff, and will be available for pick-up by December 14. Register by November 24. Saturday, December 4 ................................ 1:00-3:00 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $15 residents of Crystal, New Hope $21 non-residents

SOO BAHK DO

CANDY CREATIONS

A classical martial art of Korean and Chinese origin that helps develop confidence through the integration of intellect, body, emotion and spirit. Improve balance, flexibility and fitness with valuable self-defense techniques. Program is offered at the Crystal Community Center throughout the year. Pay on a month-by-month basis and start at the first of any month. Additional optional fees for uniform, testing and tournaments are paid to instructor. Register at either Crystal or Robbinsdale Recreation Departments. Make checks payable to: City of Robbinsdale. Wednesdays .............................Ages 4-6 ..... 5:15-6:00 pm Fee: $20/month residents of Crystal and Robbinsdale $26 non-residents Mondays and Wednesdays ......Ages 7-16..... 6:00-6:45 pm Fee: $32/month residents of Crystal and Robbinsdale $38 non-residents

(Activity 6166) This is a great class to start a holiday tradition as parents and youth ages 5-12 work together to create art out of candy. The art materials of choice will be frosting, gumdrops, marshmallows and other candy treats. We will create a winter wonderland scene made out of all things edible. Register by December 3. Saturday, December 11 ............................ 10:00 am-Noon Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $17/pair residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $23/pair non-residents

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Youth Activities non-school day activities MESSIEST ART CLASS EVER!

ARCHERY CAMP Cooperative program with the cities of Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale along with the Orion Archery. Youth ages 8-12 learn range safety and proper shooting techniques for shooting compound and traditional bows in this three-day camp during these school release days. Also learn some of the history and traditions of the surrounding archery. Orion Archery will provide equipment/bows, arrows, targets and safety equipment along with certified NADA and ASAP Instructors. Each participant will receive a workbook to keep. Program will be held on field by the Robbinsdale Community Gym & Fitness Center if weather permits; otherwise will be held in the Robbinsdale Community Gyms. Register by October 12. Session 1: Ages 8-10 (Activity 6187) Wednesday-Friday, October 20-22 ......... 9:00 am-12:00 pm

(Activity 6172) Do you need a little more time to get that turkey stuffed? Does your young artist ages 5-12 love to get messy? Sign your kids up to have some messy fun, so you can get all your last-minute cooking done. We’ll be sculpting with gooey gunk and flinging paint like Jackson Pollock. We will even learn a few things along the way. These are not projects to tackle at home – leave the mess with us. Pack a peanut-free snack and a drink for your child. Register by November 15. Wednesday, November 24 ............................ 9:30 am-Noon Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $19 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $25 non-residents

SENSATIONAL SLIME

Session 2: Ages 10-12 (Activity 6188) Wednesday-Friday, October 20-22 .................1:00-4:00 pm Location: Robbinsdale Community Gym or Field, Robbinsdale Fee: $108 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $114 non-residents

(Activity 6190) It’s time to get mixed up in slimy science! Youth in grades 1-5 can join Science Explorers for experiments that are icky, sticky and sloppy. We will explore the properties of a polymer by making different slimes, including a slime that will glow in the dark. The class is more than hands-on; it’s hands in! Come prepared to have fun and get messy. Register by November 17. Wednesday, November 24 . 1:30-3:30 pm Location: New Hope Ice Arena, 4949 Louisiana Avenue N. Fee: $17 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope, Robbinsdale $23 non-residents

COOKING-AMERICAN GIRL® STYLE (Activity 6171) Youth ages 5-12 and their American Girl® Doll (or another favorite doll) will love this class! We’ll “cook” up a storm as we create doll-sized treats out of Model Magic and a stove to cook them on. This program is not affiliated with, endorsed by or sponsored by American Girl Brands, LLC. Register by October 12. Wednesday, October 20 ... 9:30-11:30 am Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $16 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $22 non-residents

HALF PINT SAFETY CAMP (Activity 6189) Join us for this one-day camp filled with safety learning and fun! Safety topics will include electrical safety, personal safety, fire safety and more. We’ll also see animals from the Minnesota Zoomobile and a demonstration by a police dog. Children must be in kindergarten or first grade. Lunch, snacks, camp T-shirt and graduation event are included. Register by October 8. Thursday, October 21 (MEA) ................... 8:30 am-2:30 pm Location: New Hope Fire Station Fee: $18 residents of Crystal and New Hope, $24 non-residents

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Youth Sports YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES Recreational basketball leagues for 2nd-6th graders. Practices begin mid-January, with days and times varying due to gym and coach’s availability. Coaches will call team members after January 8 with practice times. Teams are coached by volunteers. Practice sites include: Meadowlake, Neill, Northport, Forest and Crystal Community Center. Games will be played at the Crystal Community Center and the Davis Community Center (Meadowbrook Elementary), 5430 Glenwood Avenue N. This program is co-sponsored with the City of Golden Valley, Robbinsdale and St. Louis Park and will include teams from all cities. The focus of the program is to teach the skills of basketball, playing as a team, and teaching good sportsmanship. Standings are not kept and there is no tournament play. Register your child for the correct division based on his/her grade. Players are allowed to play one grade level up. Do not ask us to make exceptions. Scrimmage Day will be January 15, with games beginning January 22 and ending March 12, 2011 (8 games). The Department reserves the right to limit the number of players per team, and the right to combine divisions if registration is not sufficient and to cancel a team if a volunteer coach cannot be found. Two players may request to play together. Register by December 10. Divisions: Boys 2nd grade (Activity 6145) Boys 3rd grade (Activity 6146) Boys 4th-6th grade (Activity 6148) Girls 2nd and 3rd grade (Activity 6149) Girls 4th-6th grade (Activity 6150) Fee: $47 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park; $53 non-residents Help get your child’s team off to a good start, volunteer to be a coach. Volunteer coaches are necessary for the success of the program. Volunteer coaches will get their child’s registration fee reimbursed at the end of the season.

BASKETBALL CAMP (Activity 6199) Youth in kindergarten and first grade learn and develop new skills and advance their games in this FUNdamentals-based basketball camp. Limited class size will offer the best in personalized instruction to each player. This camp will be led by our own basketball guru, Ron Behl. Register by October 8. Mondays and Wednesdays, October 11-27 .... 6:00-7:30 pm Location: Davis Community Center in Golden Valley Fee: $42 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $48 non-residents

WINTER WARM-UP Excited for the Crystal/Golden Valley Winter Basketball League? Looking to improve your skills and fundamentals before the season starts? The Winter Warm-up, in cooperation with Crystal/Golden Valley and Hoopstars, is the opportunity you are looking for. Offense...Defense...Dribbling...Passing...Shooting... and Sportsmanship are all key elements to basketball, and our basketball coach, Ron Behl, will help get you ready for the upcoming league. It is also a great time to learn the game of basketball for the first time. Register by October 29. 4th-6th Grade Boys and Girls (Activity 5914) Mondays, November 8-December 13 ............. 6:00-7:30 pm Location: Forest Elementary School Gyms in Crystal Fee: $42 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $48 non-residents 2nd-3rd Grade Boys and Girls (Activity 5913) Wednesdays, November 3-December 15 ....... 6:00-7:30 pm (no meeting Nov. 24.) Location: Davis Community Center in Golden Valley Fee: $42 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $48 non-residents

THANK YOU TO OUR SUMMER VOLUNTEER COACHES

HIGH PERFORMANCE BASKETBALL CAMP (Activity 6151)

Many thanks to our Volunteer T-ball, Coach Pitch and Youth Softball Coaches for your time and talent you shared with the Crystal Recreation Department’s Summer Programs. Volunteer coaches are what help make this program successful:

The camp is designed for players in 4-6th grade; who want to push their game to a higher level. Previous Hoopstars camp experience preferred, but not necessary. Only for the most serious players that are willing to give the extra effort to excel. Camp will consist of 9 hours of total instruction by Hoopstars qualified coaches. Players will be tested on advanced skills during the camp. Open to both boys and girls. Register by October 29. Fridays, November 5-December 17 ............... 6:00-7:30 pm (no meeting Nov. 26) Location: Forest Elementary School Gyms in Crystal Fee: $42 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $48 non-residents

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Tim Balke Cherry Buchanan Laura Elliott Leif Engwall Brian Gieseke

Greg Hoerger Lloyd Mielke Rick Mielke Jillian Palmer Morley Sobol

Brett Torfin Doug Sheppard Matt Smith Richard West Lucas West

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Youth Sports/Teen Activities MONSTER MASH DANCE (Activity 5906)

MVHQ MINI SPIKERS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Are you ready for a real ghoulish time! Grades 5, 6 and 7 will enjoy music, contests, prizes and fun. Music provided by a DJ from KIDSDANCE/Total Entertainment. Wear a costume and receive a treat! Participate in the Costume Contest and you could win a Target Gift Certificate. Inappropriate costumes and/or behavior at the event will not be allowed. Event is co-sponsored with Golden Valley, New Hope and Robbinsdale. Save money by registering in advance! Friday, October 29 .............................................7:00-9:30 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $5 if registered in advance by Thursday, October 28 $8 at the door

(Activity 6207) Bump, Set, Spike! Kids 4-8 years old will learn the fundamentals of volleyball in fun, non-competitive setting. A larger volleyball will be used so the participants can work on basic skills. All participants who sign up will receive a beach ball! There will be a 4-1 coach/player ratio. Participants will be divided by age. Register by October 22. Saturdays, October 30-November 20 ...............10:30-11:15 am Location: Robbinsdale Community Gyms and Fitness Center Fee: $36 residents of Crystal, Robbinsdale $42 non-residents

RINK RAT HOCKEY Spend the two best months of winter playing outdoor hockey: This is an opportunity for girls and boys ages 5-12. The program consists of 2 pre-season practices and instructional games every Friday evening and late Sunday afternoon. Coaches instruct/officiate all games and there are no goalies, just goal covers. There are 10 game nights with 50% of the games played in other communities. Games may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather and all participants must supply their own mandatory equipment. A league jersey and participation award will be provided. Register by December 10. Program runs January 2-February 11. • Crystal Home Outdoor Rink, Lions Valley Place Park, 6822 32nd Avenue N. Mandatory Equipment: Hockey skates, hockey stick, helmet w/mask, mouth guard, shin pads, hockey gloves, elbow pads and protective cup (if needed). Participating Communities: Crystal, Golden Valley, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park Age groups: 5/6 years old (Activity 6200) 7/8 years old (Activity 6201) 9/11 years old (Activity 6202) Fee: $40

7-12 GRADE BASKETBALL Jointly offered with the cities of Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale. Come join this recreational basketball league where the emphasis is on participation and fun! This program is for players who do not play on traveling or high school league teams. Practices will be held starting the week of January 10 on Thursday or Friday with specific times to be determined. Games will be played Saturdays, January 22-March 12. Games and practices will be held at various District 281 gyms. Partial teams may be combined with other sponsoring communities. Age divisions or genders may be combined based on total registrations. Deadline is December 10 or until filled. Divisions: Boys Grades 7-9 (Activity 6152) Boys Grades 10-12 (Activity 6153) Girls Grades 7-9 (Activity 6154) Girls Grades 10-12( Activity 6155) Fees: Received before 4:30 on December 3 $58 residents Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $64 non-residents Fees: Received after December 3 $66 residents of Crystal, New Hope, Robbinsdale $72 non-residents Volunteer Coaches needed! Your child’s fee may be reimbursed at the end of the season.

CRYSTAL COMMUNITY CENTER YOUTH OPEN GYM For youth in grades 3-12. There are no planned activities, but equipment is available for basketball and other activities. Participants are free to come and go from the gym and the building. Only one gym is available. Wednesdays, November 3-March 30, 2011... 3:00-5:00 pm Fee: $2/time

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Youth/Teen Activities DANCE PROGRAM Students register for the 24-week program, which is divided into a 10-week Fall session and a 14-week Winter/Spring session. Costumes will be ordered and paid for in October for the recital held on May 15, 2011. Dance steps and terms are taught while working on routines for the recital. Participants must have ballet slippers, tap and/or jazz shoes, depending on the class. Due to room size, class is limited to participants only. Shoes may be purchased through the Recreation Department. Information will be given at first class. All classes meet at the Crystal Community Center. Register by September 10.

BEGINNER TAP AND BALLET

JAZZ FOR TEENS – Grades 7-12

(Activity 5915)

(Activity 5920)

This class is for ages 4-5 (as of September 1, 2010) with little or no dance experience. White ballet shoes and black tap shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 5:00-5:30 pm Fee: $93 residents, $99 non-residents

Tan jazz shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 7:40-8:10 pm Fee: $115 residents, $121 non-residents

COMPETITION DANCE

TAP AND BALLET 1

White ballet shoes and black tap shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 6:00-6:30 pm Fee: $93 residents, $99 non-residents

Students register for the 16-week program, which runs from September to January. Costumes will be ordered and paid for in October for the competition in January or February and the recital held on May 15. An additional fee will be needed for participating in the competition. Dance steps and terms are taught while working on routines for the performances. Participants must have ballet slippers, tap and/or jazz shoes, depending on the class. Shoes may be purchased through the Recreation Department. Information will be given at first class. Classes are taught by Julia Carlson. All classes meet at the Crystal Community Center.

TAP AND JAZZ – Grades 2-5 (Activity 5918)

COMPETITION JAZZ DANCE

Black tap and tan jazz shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 6:30-7:00 pm Fee: $93 residents, $99 non-residents

Grades 8-12 (Activity 5921)

Grades K-2 (Activity 5916) White ballet shoes and black tap shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 5:30-6:00 pm Fee: $93 residents, $99 non-residents

TAP AND BALLET 2 Grades 2-5 (Activity 5917)

Must have 5 years of dance experience. There may also be additional competition fees. Thursdays, September 23-January 27 ........... 8:10-9:10 pm Fee: $45 residents, $51 non-residents

JAZZ – Grades 5-7 (Activity 5919) Tan jazz shoes required. Thursdays, September 23-May 12 ................. 7:00-7:40 pm Fee: $115 residents, $121 non-residents

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Adult Activities ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUES

OPEN GYM VOLLEYBALL

League play begins in October and continues into February/March 2011. Call the Recreation Office for an information letter. Registration begins September 7 for returning teams and September 13 for new teams. The following leagues are offered: Men’s Leagues Mondays – Power, Intermediate, Novice Women’s Leagues Tuesdays – Power, Intermediate, Novice Co-Rec Leagues Wednesdays – Power, Intermediate, Novice Registration for all leagues is on a team basis only. Maximum of 12 members per roster. “Rally scoring” method of scoring is used. Games are held at the Crystal Community Center and Forest Elementary. Each team plays 15 officiated matches. Residents include players who live or work in Crystal. Entry Fee: 0 non-residents $365 intermediate or novice teams, $375 power teams 1-4 non-residents $395 intermediate or novice teams, $405 power teams 5-9 non-residents $435 intermediate or novice teams, $445 power teams 10+ non-residents $485 intermediate or novice teams, $495 power teams

The Crystal Community Center gyms (1-3 courts) and Forest Elementary (1-2 courts) have scheduled time for adult co-rec open volleyball. Saturdays are reserved for high-skilled power players; Sundays are for recreational players. Program starts October 2 and runs through the end of April 2011. Call or look at our website, www.crystal.mn.us, for a schedule as gyms are not always available. Saturdays .....................................9:00 am-12:15 pm Sundays............................................... 1:00-5:00 pm Fee: $4

THURSDAY OPEN VOLLEYBALL Adult high skill level volleyball meets Thursday evenings 7:00-10:00 pm at Crystal Community Center October 7, 2010April 28, 2011. Fee is per season. Call for more information, 763-531-0052. Pre-registration required. Space is limited to 24. Fee: $44 residents, $51 non-residents

40+ MIXED DOUBLES PICKLE BALL LEAGUE

MEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

New Hope now has pickle ball courts located at Civic Center and Hidden Valley Parks! This exciting minitennis game is a combination of ping-pong, tennis and badminton and can be played with two or four players. It is played on a court the size of a badminton court, which is smaller than a tennis court, using tennis rules and a smaller racquet/paddle and a wiffle ball. This fall we will offer the very first 40 and over doubles pickle ball league. Register by September 3. Call New Hope at 763-5315151 to register. Thursday, September 9- October 14 ...................6:30-8:30 pm Location: Hidden Valley Park or Civic Center Park in New Hope Fee: $20/team

New Hope Parks and Recreation is offering an officiated Men’s Basketball League this fall and winter on Mondays. The league will be classified Men’s Class D and the winner of the league will receive a paid berth to the Class D State Tournament. Call New Hope at 763-531-5151 to get registered. Starts Monday, November 1 . Evenings Location: New Hope Community Gyms, 8230 47th Avenue N. Fee: $515 + $12/non-resident player (those who don’t live or work in Crystal, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, Maple Grove or New Hope)

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Adult Activities CO-REC AND MEN’S BROOMBALL

TOTAL BODY WORKOUT It’s a proven fact – exercise improves your life physically and mentally. This one-hour class is divided into three parts – 20-minute low-impact aerobic warm up, muscle toning with weights and bands, and a cool-down component. Mats provided. Mondays, September 13-December 20 9:00-10:00 am Wednesdays, September 8-December 22 ...... 8:45-9:45 am Fee: $45/15 class-punch card residents or current Friendship Center card holders $52/15 class-punch card non-residents $5 drop-in fee

Brooklyn Center Recreation department, in collaboration with the Northwest Metro Adult Sports Leagues consortium, will again offer officiated 6-on-6 men’s and co-rec Broomball leagues. League play will begin mid-December. For more information, call 763-569-3382. Co-Rec – Tuesdays, begins December 14 ...........6:30-9:30 pm Men’s – Thursdays, begins December 16 ...........6:30-9:30 pm Location: Central West Park, 63rd and Brooklyn Drive Fee: $240/team

NO CHECKING HOCKEY LEAGUES Elite Gold and Silver Division No checking/no slap shot hockey league for fall. Open to post high school adults 18 or older. This is an officiated league with a 9-game schedule and a season ending tournament with a 2-game guarantee. Games are played Sunday through Thursday evening. Registration by September 1. Leagues will begin week of September 20. Call Brooklyn Park 763-493-8333 to get registered. Starts Week of September 20 ................................... Evenings Location: Brooklyn Park Ice Arena, 5600 – 85th Avenue North Fee: Gold: $1,225/team Silver: $1,225/team

TOTAL BODY STRETCH Renew yourself with a gentle workout for every muscle group. Safe and effective, refreshing and energizing. Dress a little warmer and bring a towel. Mats provided. No class November 26. Fridays, September 10-December 17 ..........9:00-10:00 am Fee: $45/15 class-punch card residents or current Friendship Center card holders $52/15 class-punch card non-residents $5 drop-in fee

ZUMBA This cutting-edge, high-energy fitness system with a fusion of Latin and international music is fun and easy to do. A combination of unique body sculpting and dance steps gives you high energy and motivation to incorporate in your own fitness program. Zumba is not only great for the body but for the mind too. Session 1 register by September 7. Session 2 register by October 12. Session 3 register by November 16. Session 1 (Activity 5825) Tuesdays, September 14-October 12 ............ 6:30-7:30 pm Session 2 (Activity 6205) Tuesdays, October 19-November 16 ............. 6:30-7:30 pm Session 3 (Activity 6206) Tuesdays, November 23-December 21 ......... 6:30-7:30 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $35 resident, $42 non-resident

SOO BAHK DO A classical martial art of Korean and Chinese origin that helps develop confidence through the integration of intellect, body, emotion and spirit. Improve balance, flexibility and fitness with valuable self-defense techniques. Program is offered at the Crystal Community Center throughout the year. Pay on a month-by-month basis and start at the first of any month. Additional optional fees for uniform, testing and tournaments are paid to instructor. Register at either Crystal or Robbinsdale Recreation Departments. Make checks payable to: City of Robbinsdale. Mondays and Wednesdays ..........................7:30-8:45 pm Saturdays .................................................10:30 am-Noon Fee: $42/month residents of Crystal and Robbinsdale $48 non-residents

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55+ Activities Crystal Friendship Center The Friendship Center extends a special welcome to the 55+ population! We are dedicated to helping you live a purposeful life! Have a look at our rich variety of programming opportunities to help you pursue your interests, cultivate friendships, and meet your recreational desires. We offer a large gathering room, book and puzzle library, and a billiards room. Let us enhance your quality of life with a warm and welcoming atmosphere full of others, like you, looking for a way to give your life meaning after retirement. The Crystal Friendship Center is open to all individuals age 55 and better for a yearly fee of $10 for Crystal residents and $12 for non-residents per year which allows the member to: • participate in and receive discounts for all center activities • receive the Prime Time News – a quarterly newsletter with advance notice of trips, classes, special events, entertainment and parties Please note the Prime Time News may be purchased at the Crystal Community Center front desk for 50¢ a copy for non-members.

WEEKLY FRIENDSHIP CENTER CARD GROUPS

CARD TOURNAMENTS Tournaments are held in the Minnesota Room. A partner is required to play in the tournament; however, a Crystal Friendship membership is not necessary to participate. Payment is taken when both partners are present. Card tournaments start at 12:30 pm. Limit of 33 tables. 500 ($1.50 entry fee) .........................September 4, October 2, November 6 Whist ($3.00 entry fee) .....................September 11, October 9, November 13, December 11 Duplicate Bridge ($2.00 entry fee) .....September 18, October 16, November 20, December 18 Bridge ($2.00 entry fee).....................September 25, October 23 November 27

We welcome you to join our many card groups that meet throughout the week. After your second day as a visitor, a membership card is required. The day games begin at 12:30 pm with the evening groups at 6:30 pm. Entry fee to weekly games is 50¢ unless otherwise noted. Come early if you do not have a partner to make necessary arrangements for a place at a table. Limit of 33 tables. DAY GAMES Duplicate Bridge ......Monday No meeting date: September 6 Party Bridge .............Tuesday, Friday No meeting date: November 26, December 24, 31 500 ...........................Wednesday Whist .......................Thursday No meeting date: November 11, 25

AARP DRIVER’S SAFETY PROGRAM REFRESHER COURSE

EVENING GAMES 500 ...........................Monday (entry fee: 25¢) No meeting date: September 6 Whist .......................Tuesday Cribbage...................Tuesday

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Do you want to receive up to a 10% discount on your car insurance for the next three years? You must have completed the eight-hour class in order to register for this four-hour, state-approved refresher course. While no driving or testing is necessary, attendance is required for credit and certificate. Course fills quickly. Have your driver’s license number available for efficient registration. To receive the AARP membership discount, you must register at the front desk during regular office hours with proof of your membership. Thursday, September 9 ................................9:00 am-1:00 pm Thursday, October 14 ..................................9:00 am-1:00 pm Thursday, November 4 ................................9:00 am-1:00 pm Thursday, December 2 ................................9:00 am-1:00 pm Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $12 residents with AARP membership $16 residents without AARP membership $18 non-residents with AARP membership $20 non-residents without AARP membership

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55+ Activities DONUT MAKE YOU WONDER?

HOLIDAY LUNCHEON Tuesday, November 30 Noon-1:30 pm Enjoy a delicious catered holiday meal while being entertained by the talent and energy of Totino Grace’s “Company of Singers.” Holiday tunes and debut of their new show will be included in the program. Register by November 24, space permitting. Doors open at 11:30 am. Location: Crystal Community Center Fee: $8 residents, $11 non-residents

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for informative programs, coffee, and donuts. The program is held at the Crystal Community Center. The $2 fee is payable at the door, but you must register at least three days in advance so there are enough donuts for everyone. Call 763-531-0052 to register for this educational opportunity.

BRAIN GYM TEASER Have you ever noticed that stress, injury or anxiety has interfered with your life? Using a fun, easy assessment technique you can see how your brain, body and nervous system interrelate. Come see how you can improve concentration, memory, reading, writing, organizing, coordination and more! You will learn a basic set of Brain Gym® movements to apply to yourself. Simple, easy, fun! Judy Besch, MAEd is a Licensed Brain Gym® Instructor. Register by September 12. Wednesday, September 15 ....................... 10:00-11:30 am

HOLIDAY BAND CONCERT Thursday, December 2 7:00-8:30 pm Join us for this FREE concert with the Robbinsdale City Band under the direction of Mike Serber. Come and be entertained with traditional band music and holiday favorites. There is nothing like a sing-a-long to start off the holiday season. Coffee and cookies served at 7:00 pm with the concert beginning at 7:30 pm. Location: Crystal Community Center

THE MAGICAL LAND: THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS Presented by LeeAnn Landstrom, naturalist and supervisor at Eastman Nature Center. As a biologist, Ms. Landstrom’s lifelong dream was to visit the islands that so influenced Charles Darwin. Through slides and artifacts, experience the stark and varied islands and the unusual animals that inhabit this extraordinary landscape. Register by October 17. Wednesday, October 20 ........................... 10:00-11:30 am

HOLIDAY TEA Tuesday, December 14 1:00-2:30 pm You are cordially invited to High Tea. The afternoon begins with tea and a toe-tapping performance by Rhythmic Feet. Musical entertainment will follow while petite sandwiches and desserts are served. Ladies, wear a festive hat and gentlemen a festive tie and be eligible for prizes. Bring your own tea cup and saucer to add to the fun. 5 Cities Transportation is available for this event. Register by Tuesday, December 7. Location: Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway in Golden Valley Fee: $6 residents of Crystal, Golden Valley $9 non-residents

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SHOWTIME CHORUS SINGS Showtime is a local musical entertainment troupe composed of energetic, funloving seniors from the area who will sing and entertain you with songs of yesterday and today with a special holiday twist. They have performed at a variety of community centers, senior centers, churches and events for many years. After their performance join them for a sing-a-long to get you in the mood for the coming holiday season. Register by November 14. Wednesday, November 17 ....................... 10:00-11:30 am

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55+ Activities COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Come and enjoy these day trips with friends, or join us by yourself and make new friends! This series is sponsored with the cities of Brooklyn Center and New Hope with pick-ups in each city. The cost of each trip is all-inclusive for the entire day including transportation, escort, tax and gratuity unless otherwise indicated. You may begin registration immediately for these trips, and be sure you pay attention to the deadlines, space permitting!

RIDE THE RAILS

BELLS AND WHISTLES

Wednesday, September 29 Our first stop will be the Crystal Lake Cheese Factory in Comstock, Wisconsin where you’ll be able to purchase cheese and take a peek inside the factory area through viewing windows. Then we are off to Spooner to board the Wisconsin Great Northern Railroad. This historic railroad recreates the atmosphere of rail travel using rebuilt cars from 1912 to 1918. Following our lunch of Chicken Cordon Bleu, Long Grain and Wild Rice, California Mixed Vegetables, Dinner Roll, Cookie and Coffee or Lemonade you can sit back and enjoy the relaxing scenery from the train as it travels into the changing colors of autumn. Following the train excursion, our final stop will be the Burnett Dairy Cooperative near Grantsburg. We’ll have time to purchase an ice cream cone and sample fresh cheese. Register by August 27. Fee: $69 Depart: 7:30 am Return: 5:30 pm

Tuesday, November 9 Lunch at Gorecki Center on the campus of St. Benedicts. Enjoy baked chicken, potatoes and gravy, corn, breads, strawberry shortcake and coffee. Next we will venture on the Lake Webegon trail to explore historic churches. Volunteers share the history and inspiration of these small churches that were built as the center of the community when transportation was limited. Flash forward to 2010 when we board the new commuter rail from the NorthStar Corridor Rail Station in Big Lake. Travel the speed of 79 miles per hour making stops in Elk River, Anoka and Minneapolis. Our motor coach will be waiting to take us back to our departure points. Register by October 22. Fee: $54/person Pick-up: 11:00 am Return: 6:45 pm

VILLAGE CHRISTMAS AND LIGHTS Wednesday, December 1 The first stop in Chippewa Falls is the Bridgewater Restaurant for baked chicken, potatoes and gravy, vegetables and ice cream. After lunch we will go to the Cook-Rutledge Mansion. Step inside this extravagant Victorian mansion for a guided tour and experience the grand life-style of the lumber era, that is decorated for the holiday season. We will stop at Leinie Lodge Hospitality Center, browse the gift store and sample the “flavor of the north wood’s” including this year’s seasonal brew. Before leaving the city we will ride through the dazzling Christmas Village in Irving Park with more than 100,000 lights and over 100 illuminated scenes. On the way home there will be a quick stop at a fast food restaurant for those who want to purchase a sandwich or snack. Register by November 15. Fee: $57 Pick-up: 11:00 am Return: 8:00 pm (approximate)

ON GOLDEN POND AT FANNY HILL DINNER THEATRE Wednesday, October 6 This is the love story of Ethel and Norman, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. Wry humor, much affection, and a keen sense of life welllived have made this show a timeless classic. Before the show, we’ll enjoy a wonderful Fanny Hill meal! Register by September 10. Fee: $56 Pick-up: 9:45 am Return: 5:30 pm

IT’S NIFTY FIFTY DAY AT ST. CROIX CASINO Wednesday, October 20 If you’re 50 or older and have a TLC card you can be one of the “nifty-fifty” with the extra perks for the day! The “nifty fifty” will receive an extra $5 in cash, may purchase a hot dog at the sandwich stand for 50 cents and are eligible for the $50 cash drawing every half hour. If you do not have a TLC card and would like one, tell us when you register. We will send the information to the casino in advance and your card will be waiting for you. In addition to the “nifty fifty” bonus for TLC members, each person will receive $5 to spend at the casino. Register by October 12. Fee: $6 Pick-up: 8:45 am Return: 5:15 pm

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OLD LOG THEATER JEEVES IN BLOOM Wednesday, January 26 In this play, the tranquil, peaceful English countryside becomes anything but, when the lovable, loopy Bertie and his unflappable butler, Jeeves, arrive for a visit. Now Bertie is dodging an enraged chef wielding a meat cleaver, hiding from a starry-eyed young woman, and helping Aunt Dahlia to commit a felony. Prior to the show, we’ll enjoy a wonderful Old Log lunch with an entrée choice of walleye, pork chop, roasted chicken breast or veggie lasagna. Register by January 10. Fee: $46 Pick-up: 11:00 am Return: 4:45 pm

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55+ Activities A KERSTMAS IN PELLA

EXTENDED TRIP

December 3-4, 2010

Extended Trips are co-sponsored with the cities of Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley and New Hope. The cost is based on two people per room for hotel stay, transportation, tour director, guide, some meals, tax and gratuity. Single rooms are available for an additional cost. Complete trip information is available at the Crystal Community Center or by calling 763-531-1153. Departure locations will be determined by the number of registrations per city.

2-Day Motor Coach Tour $75 deposit due by October 18, 2010 $325.00/person (2/room) $415.00/person (1/room) Includes: • Deluxe motor coach transportation • Lodging for 1 night • Meals: 1 Coffee and roll stop, 2 Lunches • Attractions: Pella Christmas tour of homes, Walk in Historical Village, Vermeer Mill Interpretive Center, Lights Display, Festival of Trees • Tour Director – Mary Odell Gratuities included on meals and attractions

MOVIE DISCUSSION SERIES

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

Join us on Thursdays at 9:30 am in the Robbinsdale Safety Building, 4101 Hubbard N. (lower level), Watch a movie on the 35'' TV and discuss the movie afterwards. Fee: $1.00

Specific information can be found in the Prime Time News, the newsletter of the Crystal Friendship Center.

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP The Book Talkers group is for you if you like to read and then talk to someone else about the book. The group meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Robbinsdale City Hall from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Join us anytime – new people are welcome. For information, call Rita at 763-531-1274.

ROVING MINDS This program is dedicated to the idea that learning is a lifelong process. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month at Robbinsdale City Hall from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. with our yearly kick-off on September 21. The study topic for 2010-2011 is “Cities in the United States.”

PEDAL PUSHERS SENIOR BICYCLE TRIP PROGRAM

Lake Rebecca Meet at the Lake Rebecca Main parking lot, 9831 Rebecca Park Trail, Rockford by the play area. We will bike several loops of the trail, 6-12 miles, before having a pie and coffee together (thanks Loretta). Directions: West on 394, continue on US12/Wayzata Blvd. Turn right at County Line Rd SE/SE Gabler Avenue, continue to follow County Line Rd SE. County Line Rd SE turns slightly right and becomes County Road 50/Rebecca Park Trail. Thursday, September 9 .......................................... 9:00 am

REGISTER FOR EACH RIDE BY CALLING 763-512-2339 by 3:00 pm the day before the ride

Mendota – Big Rivers Meet at free, public parking lot in Mendota, which is located about 2 blocks from Axel’s Restaurant. We will bike 10-12 miles with rest stops along the trail. Lunch at Axel’s, 1318 Sibley Memorial Highway, after the ride. Directions: 494 east to Pilot Knob Road, travel north to Mendota Heights Road. West on Mendota Heights Road (becomes Sibley Memorial Highway) to the stone overlook trailhead on the left. Thursday, September 2 .............................. 9:00 am

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Midtown Greenway We’ll meet at Nancy and Keith’s home, 3141 Hennepin Avenue, and place our items to share in Nancy’s kitchen and refrigerator (if needed), before heading west from the Uptown area on the Midtown Greenway. After the ride, we’ll pot-luck it at Nancy’s. Park on the side streets. In case of rain, we’ll meet at Nancy’s at 11:00 to prepare for lunch at 11:45 am. Thursday, October 7 ................................................ 10:00 am

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55+ Activities 5 CITIES SPECIAL DESTINATIONS The 5 cities of Crystal, Brooklyn Center, Golden Valley, New Hope and Robbinsdale work cooperatively to provide transportation to those 60 years and older. Fares of $7/person or two punches from the bus pass is required for 5 Cities Special Destinations. All other costs are on your own. Make reservations through the 5 Cities office at 763-531-1259, unless otherwise indicated in the program write-up.

NATURE OF THINGS Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

THE LOCAL MOTION Museum of Russian Art Enjoy a guided tour featuring A Homespun Life: Textiles of Old Russia. This original exhibition presents over one hundred artifacts revealing the rich peasant culture of northern and central Russia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Following the museum, we will have lunch at Patrick’s Café and Bakery, which is located in the Bachman’s on Lyndale. You’ll also have some time to do a little shopping. Register by October 28 with with 5 Cities at 763-531-1259. Thursday, November 4 ...................... Pick-up: 10:15 am Fee: $8 includes admission, guided tour and escort.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum features more than 1,000 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes and natural area from woodlands to wetlands to prairie with extensive collections of northernhardy plants. We’ll enjoy a 3-mile tram tour and then you’ll have time for lunch and exploring on your own. On our trip home, we will make a quick stop at the Apple House. All purchases are on your own. Register by September 22 with 5 Cities at 763-531-1259. Friday, October 1 ........................................ Pick-up: 9:15 am Fee: $9 for admission in addition to the 5 Cities transportation donation

AFTERNOON VIVACE CONCERT

American Swedish Institute

Vivace means full of life! Enjoy this free concert performed by professional musicians at the Landmark Center. After the concert, try lunch or dessert at Anita’s Café on the main floor of the Landmark Center (cost on your own). Special fare applies. Register with 5 Cities at 763-531-1259. Thursday, October 21 ....................... Pick-up: 10:45 am Fee: $7 or two punches from the punch pass

Ingebretson’s on Lake Street will be our first stop for a little bit of shopping. The next stop is the American Swedish Institute, a historic house, museum and cultural center. We’ll enjoy a guided tour of their beautiful Holiday Exhibits. You’ll have time to shop in the Museum gift shop. Our final stop is Milda’s for lunch or a light snack. All purchases are on your own. Register with New Hope Parks and Recreation at 763-531-5151 with Visa or MasterCard or by mail or walk-in. Register by November 24. Friday, December 3, 2010 .................... Pick-up: 9:30 am Fee: $9 includes museum admission, tour and escort.

BRUNCH BUNCH Join us for lunch on the third Tuesday of each month. Individual checks (including tax and gratuity) will be given. Reservations are taken through the 5 Cities Transportation office on the first business day of the month, unless otherwise indicated in the flyer. Tuesday, September 21 .......................................... Dock Café (Registration begins September 1) Tuesday, October 19 .......................................Cracker Barrel (Registration begins October 1) Tuesday, November 16 ..................................... Olive Garden (Registration begins October 29)

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SENIOR COMMUNITY RESOURCES District #281 Community Education 763-504-6990 5 Cities Transportation • 763-531-1259 PRISM Express • 763-529-1252 Dinner At Your Door • 763-531-1183 Senior Dining • 763-531-1183 HOME Northwest • 763-504-6984

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Community and Park Information ADAPTIVE RECREATION RESOURCES

COMMUNITY CENTER RENTAL INFORMATION Looking for a facility to hold your wedding, meeting, craft show, or family event? Look no further, the Crystal Community Center has rental rooms and gyms available at a reasonable rate. Game Room ............Great for meetings, 10-60 people Activity Room ........Great for meetings, 10-60 people Crystal A and B ......Ideal for banquets and receptions for up to 100 persons Gymnasiums ..........Rented for sporting events, as well as for weddings, banquets, shows and large meetings for up to 400 people Meeting Room Rates Per Hour

Weekday

Weekend

Activity/Game Room (seats 10-70) Resident Non-resident

$23 $39

$39 $49

Crystal A/B (seats up to 100) Resident Non-resident

$29 $49

$49 $60

Kitchen... Available for catered dinners/banquets for a $55 rental fee plus a refundable $30 deposit. Note: Rates will increase 3% after January 1, 2011. Audio/video equipment and coffee available upon request.

For additional information visit our web site at www.ci.crystal.mn.us or give us a call at 763-531-0052.

REACH FOR RESOURCES: 952-988-4177 Services include Adaptive Recreation for youth-adult, information, referral, advocacy and counseling. Windows of Opportunity: 763-504-6990 Windows of opportunities provides recreation, education and support for people with disabilities ages 16 and up. Courage Center: 763-520-0520 Courage Center offers something for everyone, including lifetime sports you can enjoy with your family such as skiing or horseback riding, competitive team sports such as basketball or power soccer, and creative activities such as arts, crafts and photography. Courage Center Sports & Recreation offers a wealth of seasonal activities that encourage an active, healthy lifestyle for youth and adults. Project SOAR: 952-401-6898 Project SOAR provides specially designed Community Education programs, developed just for adults with disabilities. Assistance is available for sign language interpreters and classroom assistants, as well as referrals to agencies and resources.

CRYSTAL SKATE PARK All ages are welcome to use the skateboard and in-line skate park free of charge. The park is located between Douglas Dr. and the North parking lot of the Crystal Community Center. Park hours are 9:00 am-10:00 pm. It is recommended that everyone wears a helmet along with knee, elbow and wrist pads. Like all of our parks in Crystal, we ask that everyone does their part and picks up their garbage to keep the park clean. For more information, call the Recreation Department.

CRYSTAL PARKS AND RECREATION TOBACCO-FREE POLICY

GYMS AVAILABLE TO RENT AT FOREST SCHOOL Looking to move inside during the cold winter months for your sport? Forest school has 2 gyms available weeknights 6:00 pm10:00 pm and weekends 8:00 am-10:00 pm for basketball, volleyball, or any sport you could have indoors. Rates (for one gym) ............... Weekday .................. Weekend Crystal resident .........................$34/hr .......................$41/hr Non-resident .............................$44/hr .......................$57/hr Note: Rates will increase 3% after January 1, 2011.

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The City of Crystal Parks and Recreation Department is committed to the quality of life for all residents, therefore, we believe that: • Tobacco product use in the proximity of children and adults engaging in or watching recreational activities is unhealthy and detrimental to the health of others. • Tobacco products once consumed in public spaces are often discarded on the ground, thus posing a risk of ingestion to toddlers and causing a litter problem. • As parents, leaders, coaches and officials we are thought of as role models, and the use of tobacco products around youth has a negative effect on their lifestyle choices. • This policy will be reviewed on an annual basis by the Crystal Park and Recreation Advisory Commission.

TOBACCO-FREE FACILITIES Crystal Community Center, Crystal Cove Aquatic Center, Crystal Skate Park, Park Shelter Buildings, All Crystal Playgrounds, Crystal Athletic Facilities.

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Community and Park Information Kentucky Park gets a new playground The twenty-year-old playground at Kentucky Park has finally been replaced with a new structure. The old playground was one of the last of the second generation of playgrounds installed in Crystal. The new equipment, curbing and surfacing cost about $50,000 and should last just as long as the old play structure recently removed. In fact, the new equipment is made by the same manufacture as the old, GameTime. There are 11 elevated play components and 7 ground level components on the main structure. Included in these are a climbing wall, two slides and multiple climbing events. Additionally there are 4 swings (two belt seats and two tot seats) and a smaller structure for the younger, 2-5 year olds.

The Bassett Creek dog park is approximately one acre in size and is completely fenced. Tables and benches provide resting spots for pet owners while their pets wear themselves out giving chase to their buddies. As the newly planted trees mature, shade will become a welcome addition to the area. Fresh water will be available. The dog park was built with donated funds and materials. We would like to thank all the dedicate volunteers who made this park possible. The dog park has become immensely popular with pets and pet owners. All are welcome to visit as long as all behave and follow the simple rules. The hours of the off-leash are the same as the park; lights are available during the dark winter evenings.

The Crystal Parks and Recreation Departments is actively seeking community or neighborhood-oriented groups to join the PARK PRIDE program. This program fits nicely with groups looking for a community service project or neighborhood groups that want to clean up, beautify and develop pride in the parks in our community. This program requires a minimum of two clean-up visits to a specific park location in a one-year period, and/or to provide a “Park Watch” service on a year-round basis. The Park Pride program is open to community groups, civic organizations, churches, families and individual citizens. The park site is chosen on a first-come, firstserve basis. For more information or to participate in the PARK PRIDE program, contact the Crystal Recreation Department.

The City of Crystal off-leash dog park rules • Bringing children under the age of 6 into the off-leash area is STRONGLY discouraged. All children should be closely supervised by an adult. • Dogs must be leashed prior to entering and leaving the offleash area. • Owners must have verbal control of their pet(s) and must prevent aggressive behavior and excessive barking. Aggressive dogs must be removed immediately. • Never leave dogs unattended. Owners are legally responsible for their dogs and any injuries or damage caused by them. • Pets need to be properly licensed and vaccinated. • Owners must clean up and properly dispose of feces. • Dogs in heat are not allowed inside the park. • Dogs registered as dangerous in any jurisdiction are not allowed. • Call the Crystal Park Dept at 763-531-1158 with maintenance concerns. • CALL 911 FOR EMERGENCIES. Failure to abide by these rules may result in loss of privileges or owners may receive a citation.

THANK YOU TO THE 2010 PARK PRIDE PARTICIPANTS Organization Park Target Corporation ................................................. Becker Park Environmental Quality Commission ....Brownwood/Memory Lane Crystal Park and Recreation Advisory Committee ......................... Crystal Community Center Jan Scofield ......................................................Fair School Park GS Troop 10991 ..................................... Forest Elementary Park Teri Johnson ......................................... Hagemeister Pond Park Warnke Family ................................................... Kentucky Park Bill Ayshford Jr ........................................................... Lee Park Bruins Family ........................................ Lions Valley Place Park Kris Laughlin................................................. Twin Lake Shores Kelly Herbst ............................................................... Welcome

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Park Information

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Park Information DID YOU KNOW? 1. Parks shall close from 10:00 pm to sunrise. 2. Groups wishing to remain after above hours need a special permit from the City Manager. 3. No unauthorized vehicles allowed in park areas. 4. No picnic fires allowed except in designated areas. 5. No person shall mark, deface, disfigure, or tamper with any piece of park property. 6. Throw or discard any debris or garbage in proper receptacles. Glass bottles and containers are not allowed in the park. 7. The presence of beer and liquor in parks is prohibited except by special permit from the City Council. 8. No person shall destroy or injure animal wildlife. 9. No person shall offer for sale, rent, or hire any article or thing. 10. Activities shall only be conducted in designated areas within parks. 11. Dogs must be effectively leashed by a leash not in excess of 6 feet. Persons with leashed dogs must possess utensils for removing animal waste. 12. Persons shall not damage flowers or plant life in city parks. 13. No in-line skates, skateboards on tennis courts, playground equipment or on Becker stage. 14. All rules and regulations shall be strictly enforced. The City Manager may prepare further regulations for conduct in the parks.

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Registration Information CAN I CANCEL OR SWITCH TO ANOTHER CLASS?

REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registration begins August 30 and 31 for Crystal residents (On-line Only) September 1 for Crystal residents September 2 for non-residents (On-line Only) September 3 all registrations accepted

Yes. If you need to cancel a class due to illness, moving or schedule conflict, notify us before the first class. A refund form will be sent to you. Return it to us within 10 business days and a refund will be sent from the Finance Department within 30 days. Forms returned after 10 days will not be accepted for processing. A $5 service fee will be charged on all refunds. Exception: Any event that requires us to pre-order or purchase tickets that are nonrefundable are not subject to a refund. Transfers are possible on a space-available basis. A $5 service fee will be charged on all transfers.

Five Convenient Ways to Register

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“CRYSTAL CONNECT” Available 24 hours a day at www.crystalconnect.org for select classes.

WHAT IF THE CLASS IS FULL OR A MINIMUM IS NOT REACHED?

WALK-IN: Cash, Check, Visa or MasterCard accepted During office hours: 8:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive

All activities have minimum and maximum registrations. When class maximums are reached, no further registrations are accepted and waiting lists are formed. You will be contacted only if your registration can be accepted from the waiting list. When a class minimum has not been reached, the class will be cancelled and the entire fee will be refunded.

MAIL-IN: Cash, Check, Visa or MasterCard accepted Mail to: Crystal Recreation Department 4800 Douglas Drive, Crystal, MN 55429

GENERAL CLASS INFORMATION • Report to the first class listed. Instructors do not call unless specified in the class description. • Activities are planned for the specific age groups listed. Do not ask us to make exceptions. • Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including parents, are not allowed except with permission. Parents are responsible for supervising their non-participating children. • Instructors are not permitted to accept registrations on location. • Discounts are not given for late registrations.

PHONE-IN: Visa or MasterCard accepted During regular office hours 8:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday 763-531-0052

FAX-IN: Visa or MasterCard accepted Available 24 hours 763-531-0949

FEE ASSISTANCE

The registered participant’s name, address and phone number will only be made available to program staff, the City’s insurer and attorney and to others connected with the program for purposes of administering the activity and providing you with notice of scheduling changes.

The Crystal Recreation Department strives to make their programs as accessible as possible, regardless of ability to pay or income. Assistance is available to Crystal residents under the age of 18 who would like to participate in a program and cannot afford normal registration fees. Individuals are required to pay at least 20 percent of the program fee. A limited amount of assistance is available. For more information on this confidential program call the Department at 763-531-0052. Note that fee assistance is only available to Crystal residents and only towards Crystal Recreation programs. Fee assistance does not apply to special events and activities. The Recreation Department has the right to determine which programs are applicable towards activity assistance.

TIME SENSITIVE INFORMATION

PHOTOGRAPHIC CONSENT

LIABILITY The Crystal Recreation Department recommends all participants carry adequate insurance. The City of Crystal assumes no responsibility for personal injuries or loss of personal belongings while using City recreation facilities or parks.

DATA PRIVACY ADVISORY

The Crystal City Newsletter takes two weeks to deliver via Postal Carrier Presort. Therefore, some of the events may have taken place by the time the last postal patrons receive their copies. We have included this time-sensitive information because it reaches the majority of residents in time.

INCLUSIONS Inclusion facilitators are provided for children and adults with disabilities who would like to participate in our programs. First register for the program, then call 952-988-4176 to discuss the needs/accommodation needed at least 2 weeks before the start of the program. Service provided through REACH for Resources.

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The City occasionally takes photographs of participants in the City’s park and recreation programs. The photographs may be published in City brochures, newsletters, and other City publications, or otherwise made public for the purpose of promoting these programs and providing information to the public about park and recreation activities within the City. The photographs are private data and cannot be released by the City without your permission. You are not required to authorize the use of your photograph in order to participate in the City’s park and recreation programs, but if you refuse to do so it will be more difficult for the City to promote and provide information about these programs.

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Registration Information Working to Make Registration Easier For You

CRYSTALCONNECT ON-LINE REGISTRATION FALL 2010 As part of our goal to enhance service and provide convenient access, Internet registration is available for select Recreation activities.

NOTE: We encourage families to set up their accounts and PINs with the Recreation Department prior to the on-line registration start dates.

How it Works

When On-line Registration Begins

All on-line registration participants will need to have a family account established with the recreation department, as well as a personal identification number (PIN) to finalize all transactions. If you do not have an account or PIN number, call 763-531-0052 to register your family. Remember to save your account information and PIN number – you can’t register without it.

Fall on-line registration begins Monday, August 30 for Crystal residents and Thursday, September 2 for non-residents.

If you have not registered with us in the past or are a first time on-line user, call us at 763-531-0052 or visit our facility (Crystal Community Center) to be assigned a user ID and password. Please bring proper verification of residency to receive resident rates.

Questions or Comments

Tutorial Help We encourage our customers to become familiar with our new on-line registration system by taking a test-drive by following the tutorial provided. Thank you.

If you have any questions or comments about Internet registration, call 763-531-0052 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm).

To access CrystalConnect on-line registration, go to www.crystalconnect.org or visit the City web site at www.ci.crystal.mn.us. Then follow the registration instructions. You will need a Visa or MasterCard to register on-line.

WHICH ACTIVITIES ARE AVAILABLE? Not all of the activities offered through the Recreation Department will be available for on-line registrations.

Look for programs with an activity number.

CRYSTAL RECREATION REGISTRATION FORM Participant Name

DOB

Activity

Activity No.

Time

Fee

TOTAL

Home Phone

Work Phone

Address

Other Phone

City

E-mail

State

Zip

Please list any special needs or allergies The undersigned understands that participation in this activity is completely voluntary and that the activity is being offered for the benefit of the participants named above. The undersigned agrees that the participants are participating in the activity at their own risk. I also agree that the City of Crystal, its agents and employees, will not be liable for any claims, injuries or damages of whatever nature incurred by the participants due to the negligence of the City, its agents or employees, arising out of or connected with this activity. On behalf of himself/herself and the participants, the undersigned expressly release the discharge of the City of Crystal, its agents and employees, from any such claims, injuries or damages.

Signature of Participants or Parent

Date

______________________________________________________________________ _____________________ __________________________________________ Visa/Mastercard Number

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Expiration Date

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