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An Echo Press Publication, 2014 720 Fillmore Street, Suite B020, Alexandria, MN 56308 Office: (320) 762-2868 | Hotline: (320) 762-3010 | Fax: (320) 762-2944

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about LAR akes Area Recreation is a Joint Powers agreement between School District #206, the City of Alexandria, and the townships of Alexandria and La Grand. Board meetings are the fourth Thursday of the month at the Douglas County Library Meeting Room or the MN Extension Office at the Lakes Area Recreation Center.

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Funding Townships & Villages Alexandria City Alexandria Public Schools Alexandria Township Belle River Township Carlos City Carlos Township Forada City Hudson Township Ida Township LaGrand Township Lake Mary Township Miltona Township Moe Township Nelson City Osakis Township Spruce Hill Township Douglas County is also a partner by providing reduced rent for the Lakes Area Recreation Center located in the Douglas County Service Center. Board Members Bryon Alstead Patrick Running Dave Anderson Angie Krebs Alan Zeithamer Jodi Gray Todd Jensen Richard Bromley Vern Lorsung Charlie Meyer

Alexandria Township Alexandria Township Alexandria Public Schools Alexandria Public Schools Alexandria Public Schools City of Alexandria City of Alexandria La Grand Township La Grand Township Douglas County Representative

LAR Staff Fritz Bukowski Todd Johnson Kelly Wencl Lori Gulbranson LeSha Massmann

Director Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Financial Manager Office Assistant

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INDEX Facility Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 SilverSneakers® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Cardio Circuit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Power Sculpt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Adult Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Men’s Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Softball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Adult Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Dog Obedience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 DMS Lap/Walk/Jog . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Open Swim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Pool Rental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Swim Lessons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 ARC Lifeguarding Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Scuba/Diving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Beaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Youth Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Baseball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Basketball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Bowling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Gymnastics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Tennis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Track and Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Volleyball . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 YMCA/LAR Partnership. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Alexandria Figure Skating Club . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Alexandria Hockey Association . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Alexandria Swim Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Alexandria Wrestling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Martial Arts School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39

To provide recreation and leisure time activities in the broadest sense to all residents of School District #206, using school district, city, and township facilities and funding, along with private resources when available. Office: 320.762.2868 Hotline: 320.762.3010 3


LARhours

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Office Hours Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Lakes Area Recreation Center Amenities include a cardio room, weight room, gymnasium, gymnastics center, locker rooms, multipurpose room, and Discovery Middle School pool. The recreation facilities are available to rent for parties, family get-togethers or club meetings.

Facility Hours Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. May 1 - September 2 Summer Office Hours Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday (Starting May 23): 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Summer Facility Hours Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday (Starting May 23): 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday : Closed Holiday Hours Good Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Easter Sunday: Closed Memorial Day: Closed July 4: Closed Labor Day: Closed Thanksgiving: Closed November 28: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Christmas Eve: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Christmas Day: Closed New Years Eve Day: 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. New Years Day: Closed

FACILITYinfo Reimbursement Policy 1. A credit will be issued for future LAR activities. 2. There will be a $2 “Transaction Fee” for all refunds and transfers to other activities. 3. A credit (less a $2 “Transaction Fee”) will be issued if a participant calls prior to the start of the activity. 4. No credits will be issued after the starting date of the activity. Photo Disclaimer Lakes Area Recreation reserves the right to photograph program participants for publicity purposes. Please be aware that these photos are for recreation use only and may be used in future catalogs, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, web pages or social media. If you would like to share your child’s activity picture with LAR for our bulletin board or brochures, please stop by our office with your picture for our bulletin board or e-mail the picture to us for our brochures. Rainbow Rider Bus service is available to provide transportation for Lakes Area Recreation activities. For more information please call 1-800-450-7770.

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Phone in registration MasterCard or Visa, or register with ActiveNet on-line registration at www.lakesarearecreation.com. Locker Rentals Gym lockers for pass holders and punch pass holders is free. Non-members $20 annually, six month rental is $10, and monthly is $5. Special Needs If you have a disability and assistance is needed in participating in any Lakes Area Recreation class, or if you have questions about accessibility, call 762-2868. Fee Assistance United Way of Douglas & Pope Counties has made fee assistance available. In order to qualify for fee assistance you must bring a copy of your qualification for free or reduced lunch from School District #206 and/or proof of assistance from Social Services, and register for all activities in the LAR office. Fitness classes, dance and camps do not qualify for United Way Funding. Call 762-2868 if you have any additional questions. Fitness Discounts Lakes Area Recreation offers a variety of Insurance Fitness Reimbursement Programs. Please stop by our office and see if you qualify.

Activity Cancellation Policy Call our Sports Activity Hotline at 762-3010 for up-to-date information regarding the status of all recreation activities. Lakes Area Recreation will also announce cancellations on the local radio stations, our website at www.lakesarearecreation.com and on Facebook.

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FACILITYinfo Gift Certificates Give the gift of recreation for all occasions! The perfect idea for all ages and interests! You may use this gift to purchase one of many pass options or for visiting our cardio/nautilus room, open gym, weight room, pool activities, or participating in our adult or youth programs. Customized to fit your gift-giving needs! The possibilities are endless! Browse through our brochure for ideas. Gift certificates are available in any amount.

Open Gym (DMS) Open Gym at Discovery Middle School will begin on Tuesday, October 7th. Monthly schedules will be posted at Discovery and are available at Lakes Area Recreation. Schedules may change due to holidays or other organized events. Discovery Middle School Monday - Friday: 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Fee: $3/adult, $2/youth, $8/family Punch Pass or a Recreation Pass

RECREATION pass fees PERIOD

ADULT

YOUTH or 60+

FAMILY

1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 12 Months

$28.05 $70.70 $128.81 $180.00

$21.32 $54.99 $105.49 $120.00

$42.64 $111.10 $203.12 $240.00

*Price includes 6.875% sales tax

35 & Older Open Gym Discovery Middle School Gym Sundays, November 16 - April 26, 7-9 p.m. Fee: $3/per time Open gym format Adult Only Open Gym Lakes Area Recreation Gym Monday / Wednesday / Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fee: $3/adult, $2/senior/student, Punch Pass or a Recreation Pass

Recreation Pass Fees Cardio Room, Lap/Jog/Walk, Open Swim, Open Gym, & Weight Room. Senior (60+)/ Youth Family Daily Fees Adult Cardio (14+) $3 $2 $8 Weight Room (14+) $3 $2 $8 Open Gym $3 $2 $8 Open Swim $3 $2 $8

*NOTE: Schedule is subject to change due to school or Lakes Area Recreation activities.

Punch Passes • Adult Cardio/Weight Room/Open Gym 10 punches/$27 Open Swim/Lap/Jog/Walk: 20 punches/$48

This is a drop-in activity, no experience necessary. Experienced players will be on site for instruction. For more information, call Lakes Area Recreation at 762-2868.

• Senior/Youth (Over 18 must present current student ID) Open Gym/Open Swim 10 punches/$17 Cardio Room/Weight Room (14+): 20 punches/$28 *Includes Preschool Playground Punch Pass Special March/June/September/December Purchase an Adult/Youth/Senior 20 punch pass or a SilverSneakers®10 punch pass and receive two punches FREE!

Noon Time Pickleball Pickleball is a sport described as “a combination of pingpong, tennis, and badminton”, played in schools, parks, and recreation centers. It uses a simplified combination of tennis rules and strategies. Equipment will be provided.

Where: Lakes Area Recreation Gym When: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fee: $3/adult, $2 senior/student Punch Pass or Recreation Pass Preschool Playground This is a parent/child activity. Preschoolers and parents are welcome to come play in the Lakes Area Recreation’s indoor playground. Preschoolers can slide, crawl through tunnels, roll in barrels, bounce balls, jump, run, and just have fun in the Lakes Area Recreation Gym. Parents and children under 12 months are free! Fee: $2 per child, $17/10 punch card, $28/20 punch card (or included with your Family Recreation Pass) October 1- March 31 Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 - 11 a.m.

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Cardio/Nautilus Room

FITNESS Weight Room The weight room consists of five benches, leg extension, lat pull-down, cable crossover, preacher curl, multi-rack system, dumbbells, 3 bars, and over 6,000 pounds of weights. Facility Hours Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday : 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Summer Hours (May 1 - September 2) Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday (Starting May 23): 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday/Sunday: Closed Daily drop in fee: $3/adult, $2/senior/youth, Punch Pass or a Recreation Pass Weight Room Policies • No one under the age of 14 will be allowed to use the weight room unless accompanied by their parent. • It is recommended that everyone lift with a partner. • Lifting alone is strongly discouraged. Lifts with straight bars, incline, and flat benches, military press, and squats are not allowed while lifting alone. However, certain exercises are permitted. • Clean workout clothes and proper gym shoes are required. • Do not drop weights after completing a lift. All weights must be put away before leaving weight room. • Anyone violating the weight room policies will no longer be allowed to use the weights.

Bicycle Safety Rodeo Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Alexandria Technical College’s Law Enforcement Center 1967 Jefferson Street K - 6th Graders Each participant must bring their own bike and helmet. The purpose of the Bicycle Safety Rodeo is to teach children various bicycle safety skills under the direction of the Alexandria Police Department.

The cardio room features three treadmills, three ellipticals, one recumbent stationary bike, and the Nautilus Steel Strength Equipment which includes: bicep curl, lat pull down, tricep press, pec fly, abdominal, low back, leg extension, hip abduction, leg press, shoulder press, and chest press. We encourage you to try a variety of exercise activities while being entertained by four TV’s with Broadcast Vision. Participants should bring in their own FM band walkman and tune into the TV of their choice. This equipment accommodates the beginner as well as the advanced exercise enthusiast. Facility Hours Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Summer Hours (May 1-September 2) Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday (Starting May 23): 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday/Sunday: Closed Daily drop in fee: $3/adult, $2/senior/youth, Punch Pass or a Recreation Pass

Facility Rentals and Parties Plan your next party or event at Lakes Area Recreation. Our gyms and multipurpose room are ideally suited for parties, events, meetings and conferences. Lakes Area Recreation is centrally located at 720 Fillmore St. making it easily accessible and the prices are reasonable. Call (320) 762-2868 for information on fees and availability. •Banquets •Gym Games & Tournaments •Birthday Parties •Preschool Playground Parties •Business Meetings •Reunions •Dances •Trainings

Children will ride through a riding skills course to learn bicycle safety techniques.

• FREE bike inspection! • FREE drawing for bike helmets! • FREE prizes!

In addition, children will have their bicycles inspected and their helmets properly fitted. This event is sponsored by the Alexandria Police Department, with support from Alexandria Noontime Kiwanis, Alexandria Technical and Community College and Douglas County Safe Communities.

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The SilverSneakers® Fitness Classes provide a great workout for seniors of all ages and abilities. SilverSneakers® is the nation’s leading fitness program designed exclusively for older adults and is available at no additional cost to eligible members. To see if you qualify for membership in the SilverSneakers® Fitness Program, please contact Lakes Area Recreation at 320-7622868. The SilverSneakers® Fitness Program includes SilverSneakers® Fitness Classes, as well as access to the Cardio and Weight Rooms, Open Gym, Open Swim and Lap Swim!

SILVER SNEAKERS®

SilverSneakers® Classic Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living. Handheld weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers® ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. Fee for non-SilverSneakers® members: $4 drop-in or SilverSneakers® punch pass

SilverSneakers® Circuit Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers® ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises. Fee for non-SilverSneakers® members: $4 drop-in or SilverSneakers® punch pass

SilverSneakers® Cardio Get Up and Go with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy and gentle on the joints. The workout includes easy-to-follow low-impact movement, and upper-body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle. Fee for non-SilverSneakers® members: $4 drop-in or SilverSneakers® punch pass

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SilverSneakers® Yoga ilverSneakers® Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Fee for non-SilverSneakers® members: $4 drop-in or SilverSneakers® punch pass

SilverSneakers® Schedule No Classes on Fridays (June-August)

NO CLASSES

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY

SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC SILVER SNEAKERS CIRCUIT SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC SILVER SNEAKERS CIRCUIT SILVER SNEAKERS CLASSIC

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO SILVER SNEAKERS YOGA SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO SILVER SNEAKERS YOGA

April 18 May 26 July 29 September 1 November 27 November 28 December 24 December 25 December 31 January 1

Senior Nutrition Meeting Your Nutritional Needs as You Age Instructor: Tammy Welle This is a class that meets in sessions, and features an informational (lecture) segment and also an open discussion “Q & A” portion. Participants will discuss new nutrition topics each week - feel free to bring topics you would like to discuss or information you would like to share! This class meets in sessions, typically 6 - 8 weeks at a time. Please stop into the Lakes Area Recreation office for information on when the next class will be offered! Cost: FREE for SilverSneakers® or Silver & Fit members OR $4/per class OR pay by session.

PUNCH PASSES AVAILABLE 10 punches for $30 (Can be used for any SilverSneakers® class or combination of SilverSneakers® Classic, Circuit, Cardio and Yoga Classes). If you would like to participate in a variety of classes or your schedule varies, purchasing a punch pass is recommended.

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MARCH SPECIAL Purchase a 10-punch noon fitness punch card and get 1 punch free!

POWER SCULPT

Power Sculpt! Lakes Area Recreation Auxiliary Room Instructor: Jeri Bundy

This class incorporates strength training, which has been proven to burn 100 extra calories throughout the day of training, because muscle burns more calories than fat. Weights and body resistance build muscle, add definition, tone, regain balance and you will become flexible and strong. Balance balls, low impact step, floor exercise and weights will be used. Core and back strengthening at every session. All exercise can be modified to fit your fitness level. Great workout to great music!

CARDIO CIRCUIT

Punch Pass - 10 punches for $50 / Drop In Fee - $6 LAR one month membership (from date of purchase) for $5 with purchase of a fitness punch card. Punch cards are available in the LAR office.

Noon-Time Cardio Circuit Lakes Area Recreation Auxiliary Room Instructor: Tammy Welle The Cardio Class will consist of step aerobics and lowimpact aerobics. Free weights, exercise bands, and exercise balls will be used for toning. The Circuit Class consists of performing exercises on multiple body parts one after the other with little rest in between exertions. Classes will alternate to give your body some variety! Punch cards are available in the Lakes Area Recreation office. Punch Pass - 10 punches for $50 / Drop In Fee - $6 LAR one month membership (from date of purchase) for $5 with purchase of a fitness punch card. Punch cards are available in the LAR office. DAYS

DATES

TIMES

M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F M/W M/W M/W M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F

March 3-31 April 2-30 May 2-30 June 2-30 July 2-30 August 4-27 September 3-29 October 1-31 November 3-26 December 1-31

12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45 12-12:45

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DATES

TIMES

NOTES

T/TH March 4-27 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH April 1-29 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH May 1-29 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH June 3-26 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH July 1-31 12:30-1:15 p.m. No class July 29 T/TH August 5-28 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH September 2-30 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH October 2-30 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH November 4-25 12:30-1:15 p.m. T/TH Your December 2-30 will 12:30-1:15 p.m. class instructor contact you No regarding class cancellations. December 25

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No Class April 18 No Class May 26

No Class October 17

As always, your first time in aerobics class is FREE! Your instructor will contact you regarding class cancellations.

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Men’s Basketball An email with the season information will be sent out to the captains on Wednesday, November 12. The team fee must be presented at the time of registration. League play is scheduled to begin on November 25, 2014. Open Classification.

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ADULT ACTIVITIES Alexandria Horseshoe League

Class

Day

Deadline

Fee

2100.101

T/TH

November 7

$425

Play Wednesday nights. Registration deadline and organizational meeting will be at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 23rd, in the U of M Extension Office Conference Room.

Adult Softball Leagues

ADULT SOFTBALL

Registration begins on April 1st. An organizational meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 7th, at 6:30 p.m. in the U of M Extension Office conference room. Team Captains may view schedules online starting May 20th. League play tentatively begins on May 27th. Leagues are scheduled as follows: Schedules, rules, fees, and classifications will be discussed at the meeting on May 7th. All leagues are USSSA/MRPA

CLASS #

DAY

2105.301 2106.301

Tuesday Thursday

LEAGUE Men’s Church Co-Rec

affiliated. Must be 18 years of age to participate in men’s leagues. Softball teams advancing to a Regional or State Playoff will be responsible for own tournament entry fees! PHONE REGISTRATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY VISA or MASTERCARD! For more information, please call Lakes Area Recreation at 762-2868.

CLASSIFICATION Open Open

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

FEE

May 2 May 2

$325 $325

Interested in soccer? Already play soccer? Want to improve Wan impr p your soccer skills?

It’s Easy Now! Use your MasterCard or VISA.

Alexandria Area Soccer Association has programming that starts at age 3, including the Spring Academy, Summer Youth Soccer, Cardinal Camp, and Fall Academy. We are the ONE place for soccer in the Alexandria Lakes Area.

Come check us out! www.alexandriasoccer.org

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FALL ADULT VOLLEYBALL Fall Adult Volleyball Registration will begin on August 1. A mandatory captain’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lakes Area Recreation Gym. A member of each team MUST be present. League is tentatively scheduled to begin play on September 8.

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• Note: Team fees are due with registration • Schedules will be online starting on Thursday, September 4th. • Participants of the fall leagues must have graduated from high school and be 18 years of age or older • Register early. Leagues may fill before deadline. • Registration deadline: August 22. • Fee is $255 per team. CLASS #

DAY

LEAGUE

CLASS

2110.101 2111.101 2112.101 2113.101 2114.101 2115.101 2116.101

Monday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday

Men’s Women’s Women’s Women’s Co-Rec Co-Rec Co-Rec

Power Power Rec Upper Rec Lower Rec Rec Upper Rec Lower

Winter Adult Volleyball

WINTER ADULT VOLLEYBALL

Registration will begin on December 1. There will be no Captain’s meeting for the winter session. The captain’s meeting is held before the fall session. League is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, January 12, 2015. • Note: Team fees are due with registration • Schedules will be available on-line starting on Wednesday, January 7. • Participants of the winter leagues must have graduated from high school and be 18 years of age or older • Register early. Leagues may fill before deadline. • Registration deadline: December 29. • Fee is $255 per team.

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Class

Day

League

Class

2120.201 2121.201 2122.201 2123.201 2124.201 2125.201 2126.201

Monday Monday Tuesday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday

Men’s Women’s Women’s Women’s Co-Rec Co-Rec Co-Rec

Power Power Rec Upper Rec Lower Rec Rec Upper Rec Lower

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Foundations: Beginner Obedience The Foundation of all dog sports

DOG OBEDIENCE

LAR Auxiliary Gym Instructor: Becky Bower of Paws Abilities Dog Training www.PawsAbilitiesAgility.com This class is a perfect place to start training your puppy or dog. If your dog is at least 8 weeks old and you are interested in learning the basics, then this class is for you! We will cover sit, down, stay/wait, off, come and deal with some not so popular habits our dogs pick up. But when it comes to Heel – we teach with a looser leash. Doing this helps your dog learn to focus on where you are and to stay with you. We will also play games with your dog that will promote his/her focus on you. Positive training methods will be utilized to teach all areas. (Praise, Food and Toys) This class will get you on your way to a well behaved & focused puppy/dog. Obedience, Agility, Rally Obedience, Therapy Work, Dock Jumping and Earth Dogs are only a few of the many activities available for those who wish to PLAY with their dog. This class will also get you and your dog working together and ready to pursue any of these activities. If you have questions, feel free to call Becky 320-7664872. Equipment required: • A dog • Collar • Leash • A mat/rug large enough for your dog to lie on • Your dog’s favorite treats. • A copy of your dog’s current vaccinations. We will jump right into training so please bring all these items to the first class. Class Time: Wednesdays at 6-6:50 p.m. for 6 weeks Location: LAR Auxiliary Gym Cost: $70.00 Class Limit: 12 Class

Session

4600.301 4601.301 4602.401 4603.101

Session 1: March 5 - April 9 Session 2: April 30 - June 4 Session 3: June 25 - July 30 September 10 - October 15

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Intro to Agility Equipment LAR Auxiliary Gym Instructor: Becky Bower of Paws Abilities Dog Training www.PawsAbilitiesAgility.com Entrance Requirements: Completed Foundations/ Beginner Obedience or an equivalent. In Intro to Equipment we continue to work on focusing skills while introducing you and your dog to each piece of agility equipment. You will be instructed on how to safely navigate your dog over and through the tunnel, teeter totter, A-frame, dog walk, table, tire and the single, double, triple jumps. All qualifying Agility runs are based on a good foundation on the equipment. If you are interested in running your dog in competition or for back yard fun maneuvering the equipment is a must. If you have taken the Foundations/Beginner Obedience class and your dog has begun to focus and take direction from you this is the class for you! If you have questions, feel free to call Becky 320-766-4872. Equipment required: • Flat Buckle Collar • 6’ Leash • Your dog’s favorite treats. • A mat/rug large enough for your dog to lie on • A copy of your dog’s current vaccinations. We will jump right into training so please bring all these items to the first class. Class Time: Wednesdays at 7-7:50 p.m. for 6 weeks Location: LAR Auxiliary Gym Cost: $70.00 Class Limit: 8 Class

Session

4604.302 4605.302

March 5 - April 9 April 30 - June 4

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Instructor Becky Bower is the owner of Paws Abilities Dog Training near Kensington. She has been training dogs in some form since her days in her youth with 4-H. In 2004 while participating in an obedience class with her dog, Harley, they were introduced to Agility. In 2008 Becky and her husband, Craig, began training and competing in Agility with their two Cocker Spaniel rescue dogs, Harley and Bella.

DOG OBEDIENCE

NOVICE LAR Auxiliary Gym Instructor: Becky Bower of Paws Abilities Dog Training - www.PawsAbilitiesAgility.com

Intro to Courses LAR Auxiliary Gym Instructor: Becky Bower of Paws Abilities Dog Training - www.PawsAbilitiesAgility.com In Intro to Courses, everything you learned in Foundations and Intro to Equipment all starts to come together. We will be working on entrances and exits, start line, stays, and mastering the equipment while progressing through a path of 3 to 6 obstacles. You will learn to direct your dog with both verbal and body language signals. You and your dog will begin to work as a team!!! If your heart is set on entering your first competition… you are almost there!!!! Entrance Requirements: Completed Foundations / Beginner Obedience, Intro to Equipment or an equivalent. Equipment required: • Flat Buckle Collar • 6’ Leash • Your dog’s favorite treats. • A mat/rug large enough for your dog to lie on • A copy of your dog’s current vaccinations. We will jump right into training so please bring all these items to the first class. Class Time: Wednesdays at 6 - 6:50 p.m. for 6 weeks Location: LAR Auxiliary Gym Cost: $70.00 Class Limit: 8

To enter a Novice class your team must be able to navigate all pieces of equipment and be able to run them in a sequence. You must have a basic understanding of handling techniques. In Novice Classes attention is given to mastering your crosses, timing and footwork. We will start encouraging some distance between you and your dog. Getting your dog to move out ahead and away from you will save you many steps. As our dogs become confident moving away from us their speed will increase, making distance work necessary in order for the handler to keep up. The games of Agility will be introduced and you will learn how to read a course map during these sessions. It is during the Novice Classes that you will begin to feel confident enough to enter a competition! Entrance Requirements: Completed Foundations / Beginner Obedience, Intro to Equipment and Intro to Courses or an equivalent. Equipment required: • Flat Buckle Collar • 6’ Leash • Your dog’s favorite treats. • A mat/rug large enough for your dog to lie on • A copy of your dog’s current vaccinations. We will jump right into training so please bring all these items to the first class. Class Time: Wednesdays at 7 - 7:50 p.m. for 6 weeks Location: LAR Auxiliary Gym Cost: $70.00 Class Limit: 8

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2014 Discovery Middle School Pool Schedule

Swim Lesson Information

Lap Swim / Water Walking / Aquajogging Enjoy the benefits of exercising in the water. This unique exercise environment allows for an excellent workout, with non-jarring effects on the joints and muscles. Fee: $3 Per Time / Punch Pass or Recreation Pass

The swim lessons offered through Lakes Area Recreation are designed to teach participants lifelong swimming skills and provide training in basic water safety and how to help a swimmer in distress. In addition to the skills outlined under each level, swim lesson courses are intended to provide a positive learning experience so participants can feel comfortable and enjoy the water safely.

September - May Monday-Friday Saturday Sunday Sunday (Open Swim) June - August Monday-Friday Saturday-Sunday

5:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1 - 3 p.m. 5:30 - 7 a.m. 9-10:30 a.m. (After Memorial Day)

• Pool Closed For Maintenance July 21- July 27. • Schedules may change due to holidays or other organized events. • There will be no open swim June through August. Look for open swim to start at Discovery Middle School Pool in September. *Please pick up monthly schedules at LAR. Schedules may change due to holidays or other organized events.

Open Swim For All Ages Children 12 and under will be required to pass a swim test in order to use the deep end of the pool and the diving boards. Swimmers must be able to swim one width of the pool, using front crawl, without stopping. Children who are not potty trained are required to wear a swim diaper. Children under 50 inches in height must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Life jackets, swimmies or water wings are permitted when children are kept within an arm’s reach of their parent. On Sunday afternoons during open swim, patrons are allowed to bring in their own floatation devices such as air mattresses and inner tubes. Floatation devices must be less than six feet in dimension. Fee:$3/adult, $2/youth, $8/family Punch Pass or a Recreation Pass.

AQUATICS

SWIM LESSON INFORMATION

Because our courses are progressive, with each level building on the skills previously learned, the prerequisite for each level is the successful demonstration of the skills from the preceding level, with the exception of Beginner 1. To ensure participants are placed in the appropriate swim level, the first day of lessons is for skill level assessment. Participants will be expected to successfully demonstrate all of the completion requirements for the previous level before being able to continue on in the level they are enrolled in. Participants will be transferred up or down a level that is more appropriate and better suited to meet their skill level and needs if the prerequisite skills are not met the first day of class. Please try to place your child in the appropriate level! Lakes Area Recreation does keep track year to year – if you are unsure of your child’s placement, please call the LAR office and speak with the Aquatics Director.

Private Pool Rental Discovery Middle School Pool The pool is available for rent on an hourly basis. 1 - 20 people $45/hour 21 - 40 people $50/hour 41 - 60 people $55/hour 61 & up $60/hour

OPEN SWIM: A WORD TO PARENTS Our lifeguards are highly trained and skilled. Their job is to assist in making our facilities a safe place to bring the family; however, they are not babysitters. Parents are expected to watch their children and to assist in enforcing

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the policies for the safety and enjoyment of all patrons. In addition, all children smaller than 50 inches in height must be accompanied in the water and supervised by a person 14 years of age or older.

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Swim Lesson Policies

SWIM LESSONS

There are no makeup lessons.

Minimum enrollment for each class is three students. Classes may be cancelled or combined due to low enrollment. Lakes Area Recreation reserves the right to make program and schedule changes, or to cancel a class with an insufficient amount of participants registered. All fees are nonrefundable except in the case of illness documented by a physician or cancellation by Lakes Area Recreation. A transaction fee of $2 will be assessed for transfers to other sessions or class times that are not the result of a decision made by Lakes Area Recreation staff. Parents are not allowed on the pool deck at any time during the course of lessons – the Aquatics Manager and instructors are available before and after classes for questions and comments.

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Swim Lesson Courses Preschool levels are for beginning swimmers. Instructors use fun activities to make the water an enjoyable place and to help children learn the fundamentals and gain confidence in and around the water.

Preschool 1 Prerequisites – Class is designed for 4 year olds who have NO AQUATIC EXPERIENCE! Preschool 1 will help participants adapt to and feel comfortable in and around water. Students will learn to enjoy the water safely by incorporating basic water skills with play and games. In addition to learning basic aquatics skills, children will become familiarized with an organized swim class and be expected to interact with the instructor and classmates. All skills in this class are done with assistance – children should NOT be expected to swim independently after taking this course. Class will be conducted on tot docks and will be 30 minutes long. Swimmers will learn the following: • Enter and exit water independently OR with assistance • Jump in from the side into chest-deep water (with a lifejacket) • Submerge mouth, nose and eyes and retrieve objects underwater • Blow bubbles through the mouth and nose for 3 seconds • Front float, with face in or out of water, for 3 seconds • Front glide, with face in or out of water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Back float, with ears in water, for 3 seconds • Back glide, with ears in water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Roll over from front/back and back/front • Introduction to freestyle and backstroke, including flutter kick on front and back for 2 body lengths • Introduction to elementary backstroke and breaststroke arm and leg actions • Explore treading hand and arm actions in chest-deep water (with lifejacket) • Experience wearing a lifejacket in the water • Orientation to deep water Banana Stock/Getty Images/Thinkstock

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Preschool 2 Prerequisites – This class is designed for children 4-5 years of age who have completed Preschool 1 and/or are comfortable in the water and are able to perform all Preschool 1 skills on the first day of class. Preschool 2 will prepare beginning swimmers for Beginner 1 lessons. Students will review and develop skills previously learned, build endurance, and continue developing safe practices around water. Most skills in this level are performed with assistance – children should NOT be expected to swim independently after taking this course. Class will be conducted on tot docks and will be 30 minutes long. Swimmers will learn the following: • Enter and exit water independently • Jump in from the side into chest-deep water (with or without a lifejacket) • Submerge entire head and retrieve objects underwater while holding breath for 3 seconds • Bob 3 times while blowing bubbles and taking a breath • Front float, with face in water, for 5 seconds • Front glide, with face in water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Back float, with ears in water, for 5 seconds • Back glide, with ears in water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Roll over from front/back and back/front • Introduction to freestyle and backstroke, including flutter kick on front and back for 2 body lengths • Introduction to elementary backstroke and breaststroke arm and leg actions • Explore treading hand and arm actions in shoulderdeep water (with lifejacket) • Experience wearing a lifejacket in the water • Orientation to deep water

Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels are filled with fun and safety while addressing the fundamentals of floating, gliding, competitive and resting strokes, treading and diving. Safety in and around the pool and other bodies of water are highlighted in safety topics throughout the course of lessons.

SWIM LESSONS

Beginner 1 Prerequisites – must be at least 5 years of age on or before the first day of class – NO EXCEPTIONS! (Although not a prerequisite, Preschool classes are recommended prior to taking Beginner 1.) This class is for new, inexperienced and/or cautious swimmers ages 5 and older. Beginner 1’s will have the opportunity to experience basic water exploration and learn a variety of water adjustment skills that lead to assisted swimming. Students must be comfortable in the water without parents and should come prepared to learn to put their faces in the water for retrieving objects. The objective is to give swimmers success with fundamental skills, with only minimal assistance from the instructor. Swimmers will also receive orientation to deep water with support. Swimmers will learn the following: • Enter and exit water independently • Jump in from the side into chest-deep water • Submerge whole head and retrieve objects underwater while holding breath for 5 seconds • Bob 5 times while blowing bubbles and taking a breath • Front float, with face in water, for 10 seconds • Front glide, with face in water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Back float, with ears in water, for 10 seconds • Back glide, with ears in water, for 2 body lengths and recover to vertical • Roll over from front/back and back/front • Flutter kick (on front and back) for 3 body lengths • Introduction to freestyle and backstroke (combined arms and flutter kicking) for 3 body lengths • Introduction to felementary backstroke and breaststroke arm and leg actions • Explore treading hand and arm actions in chest-deep water (no lifejacket) • Orientation to deep water

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Intermediate 3 Prerequisites – Successful completion of Beginner 2 and/or demonstration of all Beginner 2 certification requirements on the first day of lessons.

SWIM LESSONS Beginner 2 Prerequisites – Successful completion of Beginner 1 and/or demonstration of all Beginner 1 certification requirements on the first day of lessons. Beginner 2 will help swimmers successfully manage fundamental skills as they progress toward swimming unassisted. Swimmers must be comfortable on their own, and be able to fully submerge in an area where they can touch. Skills from Beginner 1 are progressed in this level. Rotary breathing, sitting dives, and treading are introduced. In order to pass Beginner 2, all skills must be done without assistance from the instructor. Swimmers will learn the following: • Jump in from the side into chest-deep water and return to the edge • Submerge whole head and retrieve objects underwater while holding breath for 5 seconds • Bob 10 times while blowing bubbles • Introduction to rotary breathing • Front float, face in water, for 15 seconds • Front glide, face in water, for 2 body lengths, turn and swim back to wall • Back float, ears in water, for 15 seconds • Back glide, ears in water, for 2 body lengths, roll over, turn and swim back to wall • Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 3 body lengths • Breaststroke and dolphin kicks; 5 yards of each kick • Freestyle, backstroke and elementary backstroke for 10 yards • Breaststroke arm and leg actions for 3 body lengths • Tread water for 15 seconds in shoulder-deep water • Sitting dive • Orientation to deep water

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Intermediate 3 builds on skills from Beginner 1 and 2 by coordinating strokes and increasing endurance. Swimmers will focus on learning breaststroke as well as further developing their freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke and dolphin kick. Swimmers will learn the following: • Jump in from the side into deep water and return to the edge • Submerge whole head and retrieve objects underwater while holding breath for 10 seconds • Rotary breathing • Front float (survival float), face in water, for 30 seconds • Back float, ears in water, for 30 seconds • Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 3 body lengths • Breaststroke kick for 10 yards • Dolphin kick for 10 yards • Scissors kick on side for 10 yards • Freestyle (with rotary breathing) and backstroke for 15 yards • Elementary backstroke for 15 yards • Breaststroke (full stroke, with kick) for 10 yards • Treading water (in deep water) for 30 seconds • Kneeling dive

Intermediate 4 Prerequisites – Successful completion of Intermediate 3 and/or demonstration of all Intermediate 3 certification requirements on the first day of lessons. Intermediate 4 will be focusing on furthering backstroke and freestyle endurance as well as introducing the butterfly, sidestroke, and standing dives from the side of the pool. Swimmers will learn the following: • Swim underwater 5 yards to retrieve a submerged object • Rotary breathing • Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 15 yards • Breaststroke kick (on front) for 15 yards • Dolphin kick for 15 yards • Scissors kick (on side) for 15 yards • Freestyle (with rotary breathing), backstroke and elementary backstroke for 25 yards • Breaststroke and sidestroke for 15 yards • Butterfly (full stroke, with dolphin kick) for 10 yards • Freestyle and backstroke open turns • Treading water (in deep water) for 1 minute • Standing dive • Feet-first surface dive, submerging completely • Front float (survival float), face in water, for 1 minute • Back float, ears in water, for 1 minute


SWIM LESSONS

Advanced 5

Advanced 6

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Intermediate 4 and/or demonstration of all Intermediate 4 certification requirements on the first day of lessons.

Prerequisites – Successful completion of Advanced 5 and/or demonstration of all Advanced 5 certification requirements on the first day of lessons.

Advanced 5 refines coordination of Intermediate 3 and 4 skills and increases endurance by treading water for longer as well as swimming farther distances. Swimmers will learn the following: • Rotary breathing • Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 25 yards • Breaststroke kick (on front) for 25 yards • Dolphin kick for 25 yards • Scissors kick (on side) for 25 yards • Freestyle (with rotary breathing), backstroke, and elementary backstroke for 50 yards • Breaststroke and sidestroke for 25 yards • Butterfly for 15 yards • Freestyle and backstroke open turns • Treading water (in deep water) for 2 minutes • Shallow dive • Head-first surface dive to retrieve a submerged object in deep water (approx. 7 ft.) • 4 minute swim utilizing any of the six strokes • Front float (survival float), face in water, for 2 minutes • Back float, ears in water, for 2 minutes

Advanced 6 polishes strokes to allow swimming with more ease, efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Swimmers will be introduced to more advanced stroke technique and will be required to demonstrate proper and efficient body position and movement for each stroke, as well as competitive swimming skills such as flip turns, proper finishes, starts and utilizing a pace clock. Swimmers will learn the following: • Flutter kick (on front and back) in streamline position for 50 yards • Breaststroke kick (on front) for 50 yards • Dolphin kick for 50 yards • Scissors kick (on side) for 50 yards • Freestyle (with rotary breathing) and backstroke for 100 yards • Elementary backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke for 50 yards • Butterfly for 25 yards • Freestyle and backstroke flip turns • Dive from a starting block • Utilize competitive swim equipment including pull buoy, paddles, fins and reading a pace clock • 6 minute swim utilizing any of the six strokes • Tread water for 5 minutes • Demonstrate the HELP and Huddle positions for 2 minutes • Demonstrate a survival float in deep water for 5 minutes

A Note About Your Child’s Class Placement: Please understand that all children acquire skills at different rates. Age is often a convenient marker used to understand and measure motor skill development, however; an increase in age does not automatically result in improvement or acquisition of a skill. Differences in body size, knowledge, skills, learning styles, personalities, and experiences all affect individual skill development. It should be expected a child will repeat any given level several times before fully mastering all skills required at that level. Age prerequisites for PS1, PS2 and B1 are still in place and enforced.

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2014 Spring Swim Lessons Session 1 – March 17 – 27 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 6:10-6:55 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS1 B1 B2 PS2 B2 I3

Fee $50 $50

Session 2 – March 31 – April 10 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 6:10-6:55 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS2 B2 I3 B1 B2 I4

Fee $50 $50

Session 3 – April – 24 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 6:10-6:55 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS1 B1 I3 PS2 B2 I3

Fee $50 $50

Session 4 – April 28 – May 8 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 6:10-6:55 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS2 B1 I4 B1 B2 I3

Fee $50 $50

Session 5 – May 12 – 22 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 6:10-6:55 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS1 B2 I3 PS2 B2 I3

Fee $50 $50

Session 1 – June 9 –19 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

2014 Summer Swim Lessons Time 1-1:45 p.m. 2-2:45 p.m. 3-3:45 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 5-5:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered EVANSVILLE CARLOS/MILTONA PS2 B1 B2 I3 A6 PS1 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS2 B1 B2 I3 A5 PS1 B1 B2 I3 A6 PS2 B1 B2 I3 I4

Fee $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50

Session 2 – June 23 – July 3 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 1-1:45 p.m. 2-2:45 p.m. 3-3:45 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 5-5:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS1 B1 B2 I3 A5 PS2 B1 B2 I3 A6 PS1 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS2 B1 B2 I3 A5 PS1 B1 B2 I3 A6 PS2 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS1 B1 B2 I3 A5

Fee $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50

Session 3 – July – 17 Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Time 1-1:45 p.m. 2-2:45 p.m. 3-3:45 p.m. 4-4:45 p.m. 5-5:45 p.m. 6-6:45 p.m. 7-7:45 p.m.

Levels Offered PS2 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS1 B1 B2 I3 A5 PS2 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS1 B1 B2 I3 A5 PS2 B1 B2 I3 A6 PS1 B1 B2 I3 I4 PS2 B1 B2 I3 A6

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Private Swim Lessons Private lessons are set up on an individual basis and are highly recommended for kids who are struggling to pass a level because of one or two skills, would like to work to strengthen specific skills, or prefer to work on a one-on-one basis. Private lessons are for children ages 5 and up, and are NOT offered at the preschool level. Lakes Area Recreation does not take requests for specific instructors - instructors are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and are based on instructor availability.

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Fee: $65/4 - 25 minute lessons

Spring 2014 Private Lessons (Held between 6-8 p.m. – times will vary) Session Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8 Session 9 Session 10

Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Dates March 17 - 20 March 24 - 27 March 31 - April 3 April 7 -10 April 14 - 17 April 21 - 24 April 28 - May 1 May 5 - 8 May 12 -15 May 19 - 22

Summer 2014 Private Lessons (Held between 1-8 p.m. – times will vary) (Registration will start after Memorial Day) Session Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6

Days Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays Mondays-Thursdays

Dates June 9 - 12 June 16 - 19 June 23 - 26 June 30 - July 3 July 7 - 10 July 14 - 17

Please Note: It is not typical for children to pass an entire level in the duration of one private swim lessons session! Although this does occur, several sessions of lessons are usually recommended and/or needed in order to pass each level.

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American Red Cross

ARC LIFEGUARDING CLASS

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

This course will provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about the care to provide in an aquatic emergency and a medical emergency. This course includes certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR & AED. Participants must be 15 years old on or before the last day of class. Cost includes participant materials and supplies.

Participants will also be required to pass a prerequisite swimming skills test before being allowed to progress through the course. Prerequisite skills include: • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds NO refund will be issued for the course if unable to pass prerequisite skills. Location: Discovery Middle School, pool and classroom (an informational letter will be sent out prior to the first day of class) • Participants must attend ALL classes in the session for which they register. • There must be a minimum of 4 people registered to hold class.

Class # 6900.301

Session 1

Day Mon-Thurs.

Dates March 3 - 6

Times 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Deadline February 17

Fee $175

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4 p.m. - 9 p.m. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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May 15 & 16 May 17 & 18 August 11 - 14

May 1

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July 28

$175

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Looking for a relaxing getaway? Consider yourself here. Come experience all that Arrowwood has to offer. • 200 Deluxe guests rooms and suites • 18-hole executive putting course • indoor and outdoor pools • whirlpool • riding stables • Camp Arrowwood Kid’s Program • full service marina • indoor/outdoor tennis courts • fitness center • Lake Cafe • Rafter’s Lounge overlooking beautiful Lake Darling • Deck Bar & Grill • evening bon fires • “The Big Splash” indoor waterpark • Darling Reflections Spa • Luxury Lake front Town homes and newly designed 18 hole Atikwa Championship Golf Course! So come enjoy all that Arrowwood has to offer.

Lakes Area Recreation Water Safety Aide Course

WATER SAFETY AIDE COURSE

The Lakes Area Recreation Water Safety Aide Course teaches participants how to assist Water Safety Instructors in conducting swim lesson classes. Participants must have the skills or hold a basic-level certificate at a Level 4/Intermediate 4 or higher. Participants must also exhibit a strong sense of maturity and responsibility and be at least 14 years of age. Course will consist of classroom and pool time. Cost includes participant materials and supplies. This course is facility specific to LAR. Note: Participants must attend ALL classes in the session for which they register. There must be a minimum of 5 people registered in order to hold class. Location: Discovery Middle School (an informational letter will be sent out prior to the first day of class) Class

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American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) The purpose of this course is to train Instructor Candidates to teach Swimming and Water Safety courses. The course will teach the skills necessary to plan and conduct courses and will cover teaching progressions, course and lesson planning, recognizing common skill errors, providing corrective feedback, motor learning, and hydrodynamic principles. Swimming experience is a MUST. This course also includes Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT), which is a course prerequisite. Participants must be 16 years of age on or before the last date of the course. Proof of age will be required at the start of class. Cost includes participant materials and supplies. Registration Deadline - Monday, April 7. Participants will also be required to pass a prerequisite swimming skills test before being allowed to progress through the course. Prerequisite skills include: • Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills at a Level 4/Intermediate 4 ability:

Class # 6903.301

Day Monday Wednesdays Fridays Saturday Sundays

• 25 yards front crawl • 25 yards back crawl • 25 yards breaststroke • 25 yards elementary backstroke • 25 yards sidestroke • 15 yards butterfly • Main position on back for 1 minute in deep water, either floating or sculling • Tread water for 1 minute Please note: NO refund will be issued if unable to pass the prerequisite skills on the first day of class! Location: Discovery Middle School pool and classroom (an informational letter will be sent out prior to the first day of class). • Note: Participants must attend ALL classes in the session for which they register. • There must be a minimum of 3 people registered in order to hold class - maximum of six participants, so register early!

Dates April 21 April 23 & 30 April 25 & May 2 April 26 April 27 & May 4

Time 4 - 9 p.m. 4 - 9 p.m. 4 - 9 p.m. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Now is the time to join!!

Meet new friends and have fun learning the fundamentals of the amazing sport of competitive swimming. Alexandria Swim Club athletes will learn how hard work, discipline, and dedication can help them learn to set goals and achieve success in a lifelong sport.

Fee $250

SPRING/SUMMER

REGISTRATION NIGHT Monday, April 7, 2014 • 6:30PM Calvary Lutheran Church

Please check our website for fall registration information

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Scuba Experiences

DIVING CLINIC Diving Clinic Instructor: J’Nell Amundson This diving clinic is for youth ages 9-18 interested in diving. No diving experience necessary! Beginners will be taught basic diving approaches and will focus mainly on forward, back and inward dives on a 1meter springboard. For those who already have diving experience, or those who dive for the junior high or high school teams, this is a great way to keep your skills fresh over the summer and learn new dives! Class #: 1450.401 Days: Monday - Thursday Dates: July 7 - 17 Time: 1-2:15 p.m. Cost: $50 Location: Discovery Middle School Pool

Beaches The public beaches on Lake Latoka and Le Homme Dieu will be open to the public during the summer months beginning Monday, June 9th 2014. Lifeguards are trained and scheduled by Lakes Area Recreation. The beaches will tentatively close on August 17th. Dates for beach closing are subject to change. Lifeguards will be on duty at both beaches as follows: June 9th - August 17th 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. There will be no lifeguards on duty if the temperature is below 70° F. or if threatening weather is present. Beach Rules: • Alcohol or glass containers are not allowed in the beach area. • Lifejackets and floatation devices may only be used in the shallow 3 foot roped area of the beach. • Parents are required to watch their children, especially when using a floatation device.

Location: Discovery Middle School Pool Instructor: Jeff Bosek; Owner of Diver’s Clubhouse Come join the fun and adventure with a Scuba Experience! Enter a new world! This class will teach you the basics of scuba diving and what it is like to breath underwater. The two hour class costs $35. If you wish to continue your diving adventure, you may apply the $35 towards an open water diving certification class. The class is for ages 10 years and older. Must be able to swim. Please provide shoe size and actual shirt size for body suits. Time: 3 - 5 p.m. SPRING CLASS

DAYS

DATES

FEE

3705.301 3706.301 3707.301

Sunday Sunday Sunday

March 16 April 27 May 18

$35 $35 $35

FALL / WINTER CLASS DAYS

DATES

FEE

3700.101 3701.101 3702.101

October 19 November 16 December 14

$35 $35 $35

Sunday Sunday Sunday

All EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED AT POOL Must have basic swimming skills and be able to lift 35 lbs.

• Swimming is not allowed outside of the designated roped area. • Pets are prohibited in the beach area. • No rock or sand throwing. • Climbing on the lifeguard stands is strictly prohibited. Public Beach on Lake Le Homme Dieu 2515 State Hwy. 29 N. • Owned and Maintained by Douglas County • Lifeguard service funded by Alexandria Township Public Beach on Lake Latoka 2816 Latoka Beach Road N.W. • Owned and Maintained by La Grand Township • Lifeguard service funded by La Grand Township Photo, George Doyle & Ciaran Griffin/Getty Images/Thinkstock

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Please Help Us Out! Register Your Little Leaguer Early! Deadline - May 23 Parents - It’s Important To Step Up To The Plate!! Volunteer Coaches Needed!!!

BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL

Sluggers Baseball/Softball

VOLUNTEER PARENTS ARE NEEDED!

1st - 2nd Grade Girls / 1st - 3rd Grade Boys (Woodland Fields)

Sluggers Baseball/Softball will be played in the evenings, Monday Thursday, at Woodland Fields. Practices will begin the week of June 9. Each team will be assigned a coach and assistant coach. Each team will be made up of 12 to 14 players. Teams and schedules will be posted on-line after May 30. Games will begin the week of June 16, teams will be playing a rotating schedule.

Class #

Days

Dates

1200.401

T/TH

June 10 - July 31

1201.401

T/TH

1202.401

M/W

The coaches meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lakes Area Recreation Gym. Coaches and assistant coaches are asked to attend in order to pick up their team’s equipment and discuss expectations, schedules, and league rules. Designated team shirts and hats will be issued to all participants. Additional $10 fee after May 23! After the May 23 deadline, LAR cannot guarantee any car pool requests!

Times (1 hr. time slots) 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 p.m. (Rotating Schedule)

Grade (’13-’14) 1st & 2nd

June 10 - July 31

5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 p.m. (Rotating Schedule)

1st

June 9 - July 30

5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 p.m. (Rotating Schedule)

2nd & 3rd

In order for this program to be successful, parents are needed to volunteer their time as coaches, assistant coaches, and team moms or dads.

Evening Sluggers League Girl’s Mighty Mites (Soft Toss) Boy’s Hall of Fame (Soft Toss) Boy’s Jr. Pee Wee (Pitching Machine)

Early Bird Fee $60

Fee After May 23rd $70

$60

$70

$60

$70

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Morning Softball Woodland Softball Fields 3rd - 6th Grade Girls Softball practice sessions begin the week of June 9. Games will start the week of June 16. League playoffs will finish the week of July 28. Teams and schedules will be posted on-line after May 30. It is the philosophy of the softball program to provide the participant an opportunity to play on a regular basis. Through game situations the players gain experience, knowledge, techniques, and sportsmanship. It is not the program’s intent to provide individual instruction. 5-6th grade girls All games are played under the traditional “Fastpitch” format with some modified rules. Pitchers will be pitching to batters and the games are intended to be a moderate competitive experience with the opportunity to

Class #

Days

Dates

1203.401

T/TH

June 10 - July 31

1204.401

M/W

June 9 - July 30

Times (1hr. 15 min.) 8:15, 9:30, or 10:45 a.m.

have fun and learn softball fundamentals. Registrations must be completed no later than May 18. T-shirts and hats included.

SOFTBALL

Additional $10 fee after May 23rd. After the May 23 deadline, LAR cannot guarantee any car pool requests! Schedules will be posted in all schools prior to the last day of school. Schedules will be available online or at the Recreation office after May 30 or at the playing fields starting the week of June 9. Playing dates subject to change based on number of participants registered by May 23.

Grade (’13-’14) 3rd & 4th

Morning Softball Girls Jr. League (Soft Toss)

Early Bird Fee $60

Fee After May 23rd $70

5th & 6th

Girls Sr. League (Fast Pitch)

$60

$70

(Rotating Schedule)

8:15, 9:30, or 10:45 a.m. (Rotating Schedule)

Spring Beginner Rookie T-ball Pre-K A wonderful program for kids to be introduced to the great game of baseball! This program is designed to build skills for beginning players focusing on the fundamentals.

YMCA ACTIVITIES

Ages: Session I: Time: Fee:

SPRING Rookie T-ball Pre-K/K Players are introduced to the basics of baseball, and fundamentals of the game like hitting, throwing, catching and base running within a framework of teamwork and sportsmanship. Rookie T-ball introduces young players to game situations. Ages: Pre-K & K Session I: Wednesdays, April 23 - May 28 Time: 6:40 - 7:25 p.m. Fee: $30 (Member) $37.50 (Non-Member)

Pre-K Wednesdays, April 23 - May 28 6 - 6:30 p.m. $20 (Member) $25 (Non-Member)

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Summer Beginner Rookie T-ball

Summer Rookie T-ball

Pre-K A wonderful program for kids to be introduced to the great game of baseball! This program is designed to build skills for beginning players focusing on the fundamentals. Ages: Pre-K Session I: Mondays, June 9 – July 14 Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m. Session II Thursdays, June 12 – July 17 Time: 6:30 – 7 p.m. Fee: $20 (Member) $25 (Non-Member)

Pre-K/K Players are introduced to the basics of baseball, and fundamentals of the game like hitting, throwing, catching and base running within a framework of teamwork and sportsmanship. Rookie T-ball introduces young players to game situations. Ages: Pre-K & K Session I: Mondays, June 9 – July 14 Time: 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Session II Thursdays, June 12 – July 17 Time: 7:15 – 8 p.m. Fee: $30 (Member), $37.50 (Non-Members)

YMCA ACTIVITIES

Girls Summer Softball League The YMCA is offering a Summer Softball Legue for Girls that have just completed the 7th and 8th grade. The (6Team) league will consist of scheduled games (6) with playoffs at the end of the season.

Wednesdays, June 11 – July 30, 5:30 – 9 p.m. Member Cost $45 Non Member Cost $55

Alexandria “Round Ball Week” Girls Basketball Camp Discovery Middle School Alexandria Cardinal Senior High Coaching Staff: Wendy Kohler and Julie Hatlestad

BASKETBALL

1520.401

M - TH

What an opportunity to work on your skills and advanced techniques on Offense and Defense. The Cardinal Varsity coaching staff will give personal attention to all athletes and elevate your level of play in all areas. Intensity, skill development, and understanding the game will be points of emphasis!

June 9 - 12

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

$40

Basic Skills/Concepts 1521.403 M - TH

June 9 - 12

12:30 - 3 p.m.

3rd - 6th Grade Intermediate Skills & Team Execution

$65

1522.402 M - TH

June 9 - 12

9:30 - 12 p.m.

7th - 11th Grade

$65

Advanced Offensive / Defensive Skills Team Execution / “Next Level” Attitude

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Pure Intensity Basketball Camp Discovery Middle School Gym Pure Intensity Basketball offers innovative, intense and fun fundamental skills training for athletes of all abilities. Skills to be covered in the training/camp include: shooting mechanics (off catch, off dribble), jab step series, dribble separation, weak hand development, finishing, advanced dribble, scoring methods, moving without the ball, post and perimeter work, 2 and 3 man games,

BASKETBALL

triple threat separation, footwork, seeing the floor, conditioning, defensive work, team chemistry, leadership, basketball IQ and MUCH more! Note: All competitive drills will see players split by age and gender. Please bring your own basketball and a lunch. There will be a break between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. PureIntensityBasketball.com

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Dates

Times

Grades (’13-’14)

Fee

1535.401

T

June 24

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

4th -6th Co-Ed

$50

1536.401

TH

June 26

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

7th -9th Co-Ed

$50

Cardinal Boys Basketball Camp June 16th -19th, 2014

Camp Directors: • Forrest Witt-Alexandria Boys Basketball Varsity Coach • Tom Miller-Alexandria Boys Basketball JV/Varsity Assistant Coach

Kdg.-1st Grade 8 a.m.- 9 a.m. Boys: 2nd- 3rd Grade 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. Boys: 4th- 5th Grade Boys: 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. 6th- 7th Grade Boys: p.m.- 3 p.m. *Make checks payable to: Lakes Area Recreation

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Camp Focus: • Fundamental/Skill Development-Ball Handling, Dribbling, Passing, Shooting • Defensive Play-Individual Defense, Team Defensive Concepts-Man-to-Man • Offensive Play-Individual Offense, Team Offensive Concepts-Motion Offense • Transition Play-Transition Offense, Transition Defense • Intangible Keys/Concepts to Success-Daily Lecture Forum • Goal Setting, Teamwork, Reaching Potential, Mental Toughness, Confidence

Mon.-Thurs.

Fee: $30

Class #1525.401

Mon.-Thurs.

Fee: $45

Class #1526.402

Mon.-Thurs. Mon.-Thurs.

Fee: $60 Fee: $60

Class #1527.403 Class #1528.404

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Location: Discovery Middle School Gym The Alexandria Boys Basketball program is looking forward to the opportunity of providing our youth players the chance to learn and develop as basketball players and team members in an enjoyable and challenging camp setting. If you have any questions, call Lakes Area Recreation at 7622868.

• Ty Granning- Alexandria Boys Basketball BSquad/Varsity Assistant Coach * Featuring former/current Alexandria Boys Basketball Varsity Players*

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Alexandria Boys Basketball Youth League Grades 4th -7th (’13-’14 School Year) Location: Discovery Middle School Gym The Alexandria Boys Basketball program is looking forward to the opportunity of providing our youth players the chance to learn and develop as basketball players and team members in an enjoyable and challenging camp setting.

BASKETBALL

If you have any questions, call Lakes Area Recreation at 762-2868. Fee: $50 League Directors:

Forrest Witt-Alexandria Boys Basketball Varsity Coach Tom Miller-Alexandria Boys Basketball JV/Varsity Assistant Coach Ty Granning- Alexandria Boys Basketball B-Squad/Varsity Assistant Coach

League Focus:

Fundamental/Skill Development-Ball Handling, Dribbling, Passing, Shooting Defensive Play-Individual Defense, Team Defensive Concepts-Man-to-Man Offensive Play-Individual Offense, Team Offensive Concepts-Motion Offense Transition Play-Transition Offense, Transition Defense Each league day will consist of 1 hour of instruction/development work, followed by 30 minutes of pick-up games. (3-on-3 & 5-on-5)

4th & 5th Grade Boys: 6th & 7th Grade Boys:

8 a.m.- 9:30 a.m., June 23 - July 16, Mon/Wed (Class #1529.401) 9:30 a.m.- 11 a.m., June 23 - July 16, Mon/Wed (Class #1530.402)

*Make checks payable to: Lakes Area Recreation

Witt Basketball Camp: Connecting Basketball, Leadership, Teamwork, Faith Program Vision We believe basketball is a platform to teach life skills and provide experiences that extend into all areas of a young person’s life. We prioritize teaching the fundamental skills of the game and the qualities of a good teammate. Above all, we want kids to realize the God-given gifts they have received and empower them with some tools to reach their own personal potential. Camp Highlights -Each daily camp session will begin with a Bible lesson/teaching and prayer -Special emphasis on leadership, teamwork, and goal setting Registration Information Camp Cost - $70 — Checks payable to LAR Mail Registration and payment to: Lakes Area Recreation 720 Fillmore Street, Suite B020 Alexandria, MN 56308 Online Registration - www.lakesarearecreation.com Find us on Facebook: Witt Basketball Camp Available for: Boys entering grades 3rd - 9th Girls entering grades 3rd - 6th

Time

Camp

Class #

8-10 a.m. 10 a.m.-noon 12:30-2:30 p.m. 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Boys 3rd-4th Boys 5th-6th Girls 7th-9th Girls 3rd-6th

1540.401 1541.401 1542.401 1543.401

Location: Alexandria Lakes Area Recreation Days: Tuesday - Friday Date: August 5 - 8 General camp questions can be directed to Forrest Witt Phone: 320-224-5962 Email: wittcamps@yahoo.com Camp Coaches Forrest Witt is currently head boys basketball coach at Alexandria High School. Witt played basketball at St. Cloud State University from 1998-2003. Over the five year span, the Huskies compiled a record of 104-42, including 3 NCAA tournament berths, 2 North Central Conference tournament championships, and 1 regular season North Central Conference championship. Noah Hamer is a youth pastor at Hosanna Worship Center in Morris, MN. He has been an assistant boys basketball coach at Morris Area High School the past three seasons.

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YOUTH BASKETBALL 1st - 3rd Grade Youth Basketball 2015

4th – 5th Grade Youth Basketball 2014

Lakes Area Recreation will be offering a ten-week winter basketball program for boys and girls in grades 1-3. The season will run from January 3 until March 7. The program will meet on Saturdays focusing on the fundamentals of basketball. The success of this program depends on parents involvement, therefore, a parent coaches meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the University of MN Extension Conference Room. Parent coaches are urged to come.

Lakes Area Recreation will be running a six week fall/winter basketball league for boys and girls in grades 4th 5th. Participants will practice one hour during the week, with scheduled scrimmages on Saturdays. The success of this program depends on parent involvement, therefore, a parent coaches meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the University of MN Extension Conference Room. Parent coaches are urged to come.

Fee: $50 (Includes a t-shirt or jersey for your child to keep.) January 3 - March 7.

Fee: $40 (Includes a t-shirt or jersey for your child to keep). November 1 - December 13.

CLASS

GRADE

TIME CLASS

GRADE

TIME

1505.202 Boys 1st 8:30 a.m. 1506.204 Boys 2nd 9:30 a.m. 1507.205 Boys 3rd 10:30 a.m. All boys games will take place at Voyager

1508.101 Boys 4th 8 a.m. 1509.103 Boys 5th 9:15 a.m. All boys games will take place at Discovery

CLASS

CLASS

GRADE

TIME

1500.202 Girls 1st 8:30 a.m. 1501.204 Girls 2nd 9:30 a.m. 1502.205 Girls 3rd 10:30 a.m. All girls games will take place at Woodland

GRADE

TIME

1503.101 Girls 4th 8 a.m. 1504.103 Girls 5th 9:15 a.m. All girls games will take place at LAR gym

PARENTS- WE NEED YOUR HELP

PARENTS- WE NEED YOUR HELP

A volunteer basketball parent/coaches meeting for coaches or parents who are interested in coaching will be held on Wednesday, December 17th at 6:30 p.m. University of MN Extension Conference Room. Call 320-762-2868 for more information.

A volunteer basketball parent/coaches meeting for coaches or parents who are interested in coaching will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. University of MN Extension Conference Room. Call 320-762-2868 for more information.

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Cardinal Youth Football Camp

BOWLING

This camp is a non-contact football camp for all students in grades 4th - 7th (’13-‘14). Football camp will be run by current Alexandria Cardinal Football Coaches. The camp is intended for all students that are interested in playing football in all offensive and defensive positions. Skills taught will include: Offensive and defensive stance, alignment, foot work and agility, blocking and tackling, passing, receiving and route running, offensive and defensive play. All blocking and tackling techniques will be drilled and practice on soft tackling bags (dummies). (T-shirt included).

FOOTBALL

Super Bowling Saturday Garden Center Lanes Fun for all kids ages 5 - 13! Preregistration is greatly appreciated! Every week will include on lane instruction, games, snacks, and guest appearances from Douglas County Sheriff’s K-9, Alexandria Fire Department and Alexandria Law Enforcement! There will be prizes given out weekly for participation, with special prizes the last week for perfect attendance! Fee includes all three Saturdays of bowling instruction, games, snacks & T-shirt! Any questions or for more information call 320-763-6565 or 800-657-3294. Register at Lakes Area Recreation. Class#: 3600.101 Day: Saturday Dates: September 13, 20, 27 Times: 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Fee: $29

Location: Alexandria Area High School (at the new high school). Class #: 1256.401 Days: T/W/TH Dates: July 15 - 17 Times: 10 - 11:30 a.m. Grade (2013-14): 4th - 7th Fee: $45

Junior Bowling Garden Center Lanes This is open to all kids Grades K – 6. Each week league play will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will include 1 ½ hours of on lane bowling instruction and a snack. All bowling will be completed at 5 p.m. Transportation is provided from each school to Garden Center. Advance arrangement is required. For more information call 320-763-6565. Register at Lakes Area Recreation.

1st & 2nd Grade Flag Football This is an introduction to the game of football for youth in grades 1st and 2nd. We will concentrate on the basics of football through drills and game activities. The program will meet six times beginning September 6 through October 11. T-shirt included. Alexandria Area High School Football Fields

Class#: 3601.101 Session: 1A Day: Monday Dates: Starts October 6 Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m. Fee: $80

Class #: 1251.102 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 10 - 11 a.m. Grade (2014-15): 2nd Fee $50

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Class #: 1250.102 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Grade (2014-15): 1st Fee $50

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3rd & 4th Grade Flag Football

5th & 6th Grade Tackle Football

Alexandria Area High School Football Fields

There will be a parent meeting on Wednesday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lakes Area Recreation Gym. A $100 check for an equipment deposit will be required at time of registration (check will not be cashed unless equipment is lost or damaged - non football related). Students new to School District #206 will need to bring proof of completing 4th or 5th grade (example: report card). Teams will be selected after coaches clinic is completed. Practices will be held 2 times a week during the season with games on Saturdays at Alexandria Area High School Football Fields. Each grade is limited to 80 players, so sign up early! First Practice: August 26. Deadline: August 15.

Class #: 1253.101 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 8 - 9 a.m. Grade (2014-15): 4th Fee: $50

Class #: 1254.102 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 9:15 a.m. Grade (2014-15): 5th Fee: $73

Class #: 1252.101 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 9 - 10 a.m. Grade (2014-15): 3th Fee: $50

Class #: 1255.103 Days: Saturday Dates: September 6 - October 11 Times: 10:45 a.m. Grade (2014-15): 6th Fee: $73

FOOTBALL

For youth in grades 3rd & 4th (’14- ‘15). The goal of this program is to familiarize future players with the game of football by teaching skills and drills through game situations and controlled scrimmages. The program will meet six times beginning September 6th through October 11th. T-shirt included.

Pre K Flag Football Participants meet for 30 minute sessions starting September 6th and ending October 11th. We will stress the Fun in Fundamentals while learning the skills of football, then apply them in actual games situations.

YMCA FOOTBALL

All participants will receive a YMCA Flag Football T-shirt! Saturdays 10:30 – 11 a.m. Member Cost: $20 Non Member: $25

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Kindergarten Flag Football Participants meet for 45 minutes sessions starting September 6th and ending October 11th. We will stress the Fun in Fundamentals while learning the skills of football, then apply them in actual games. All participants will receive a YMCA Flag Football T-shirt! Saturdays 9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Member Cost: $30 Non Member: Cost $37.50

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Gymnastics 1910 Aga Drive • Alexandria, MN (320) 219-9724 E-mail: gymnastics@co.douglas.mn.us Parent and Tot class: This is a semi-structured program for children 18 months or older (up to 3 1/2 years) accompanied by a parent or guardian at least 18 years old. This class is great for developing your child’s listening skills, learning how to take turns, and developing hand-eye coordination and other motor skills. Little Leapers: This class is for 3 year olds. Participant must be potty-trained (no pull-ups) and will be introduced to bars, beam floor and mini tramp. In this program children will put their listening skills to good use! Preschool: This class is for 4-5 year olds. Classes will include instruction on floor, beam, bars, vault, and mini tramp. Students will work on large motor skill development, stretching and balance. Beginner Boys: This class is for 4 - 5 year old BOYS. Classes will include instruction on floor, beam, bars, and mini tramp. Students will work on large motor skill development, stretching and balance. Tiny Tumbler: By recommendation only. This class is for students ages 4 - 5 year olds and who are able to perform a cartwheel to a feet first landing and a straight-arm bridge. Intro to Gymnastics 1: This class is for students ages 5 & 6 who are not able to perform a cartwheel to a feet first landing. Intro to Gymnastics 2: This class is for students ages 7 & up and who are not able to perform a cartwheel to a feet first landing. Level 1: This class is for students age 5 & up and who are able to perform a cartwheel to feet first landing and a straight-arm bridge. Level 2 : This class is for students ages 6 & up and have mastered: forward roll, backward roll, handstand, cartwheel, kick-over off the mat, pull-over on bars walking up the mat, and forward, backward, and sideways walks on the low beam, and can walk unassisted on the high beam. Level 3 (non competitive): This class is for students ages 6 & up and have mastered: forward roll, backward roll, cartwheel w/a lunge, tight locked handstand, round-off, back-limber, bridge kick-over from the floor, pull-over on the bars, a side handstand on the low beam.

Hot Shots By invite only. The main focus of this class is to choose gymnasts that show the ability to listen and also show dedication to the sport of gymnastics. These gymnasts will be chosen from our Level 3 classes to prepare them for rapid advancement into our team environment.

GYMNASTICS

Advanced Class: This class is for gymnasts that have passed levels three or Pre-Team and would like to continue working on skills one time a week. Pre-Team: By recommendation only. This class is for students ages 6 & up and have mastered: a tight locked handstand, handstand forward roll, handstand to bridge kick-over, round-off w/a rebound, back handspring down the cheese mat unassisted, cartwheel on low beam, handstand on low beam, pull-over on bars w/straight legs, and a back-hip circle on bars. Boys Recreational Class (Boys Rec.): This class is for boys age 5 & up and who are able to perform a cartwheel to feet first landing and a straight-arm bridge. This class will practice boys events including floor, vault, single rail bar, rings and beginner pommel horse. Also will work on beams some for balance practice. Boys Advanced Class: By recommendation only. To inquire about our advanced boys class, call Lakes Area Gymnastics. High School (Grades 7 - 12): Participants must have some high school gymnastics experience. Open Gymnastics: (Ages 6 and up) 1½ hours of supervised gym activity. *Wavier must be signed by parent/guardian at the first open gym student attends. Preschool Open Gym: (Ages 3 - 5) 1½ hours of gym activity. Children must be accompanied by a parent.

NOTE: Lakes Area Gymnastics requests parents bring their children into their class, wait for the coach to take their child before leaving, and come in to pick them up after class. Any children arriving late to class need to be accompanied by a parent and brought into the class, as the coach will already be in the gym. Thank you for your cooperation. Office: 320.762.2868 Hotline: 320.762.3010 31


3 Session Three July and August (Classes will be offerend in both 4 and 8-week sessions during July and August. The 4-week session will run twice a week in both July and August, and the 8week sessions will run once a week. Class dates and registration dates will be announced in June. Most regular classes will be offerend. Watch the Lakes Area Recreation’s website and LAG Facebook for details.

GYMNASTICS

USAG Team Gymnastics: Competitive Levels 3-10 train and compete under all USAG regulations and skill levels. Please contact the office at (320) 219-9724 if you would like more information about team.

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Private Lessons: Set up on an individual basis. These lessons are great for kids that would like to learn “that one” gymnastics skill they need for gymnastics, dance, cheer or any other reason! Call (320) 219-9724 for more information. Fee: $24 per hour

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Session Four September and October (Classes will be offered in 8-week sessions during September and October.) Class dates and registration dates will be announced in August. Most regular classes will be offered. Watch the Lakes Area Recreation’s website and LAG Facebook for details.

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GYMNASTS ENROLLED IN THIS SESSION ARE SET TO BE IN THE FALL SHOWCASE. DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED AT A LATER DATE.

Spring Session One March 10 – May 10 Register for Session 1 “Online only” beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, February 28. Walk-in and phone registrations will begin on Monday, March 3 at 9 a.m. No Classes April 16-22, April 26, or May 3 GYMNASTS ENROLLED IN THIS SESSION ARE SET TO BE IN THE SPRING HANGTEN HAWAIIAN LUAU SHOWCASE ON APRIL 26.

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5 Session Five November and December (Classes will be offerend in 8-week sessions during November and December.) Class dates and registration dates will be announced in October. Most regular classes will be offered. Watch the Lakes Area Recreation’s website and LAG Facebook for details.

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Session Two

Birthday Party

May 12 – June 28 Register for Session 2 “Online only” beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 25. Walk-in & phone registrations will begin on Monday, April 28 at 9 a.m.

Book your party today! 2 hours, 1 hour in the gym with coach, 1 hour in the party room. Up to10 kids. Fee: $95. Call: 320-219-9724

No Classes May 24 and May 26

*Lakes Area Gymnastics can’t guarantee to make up weather related cancellations. We will try, but with a full gym, it may not be possible.

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Gymnastics Open Gym 6 years and older September - May Saturdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m. June - August Fridays, 12:30 - 2 p.m.

GYMNASTICS

$6 Per Time

PreSchool Gymnastics Open Gym 5 years and younger September - May Fridays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 1:30 - 3 p.m. June - August Fridays, 12:30 - 2 p.m. $3 Per Time

Invite your Family and Friends to Watch your Gymnasts in the LAKES AREA GYMNASTICS

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3/13– 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/10 – 5/5 3/1 1Ͳ 5/6 3/13 – 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/10 – 5/5 3/11 – 5/6 3/13 – 5/8 3/15 Ͳ 5/10 3/11 – 5/6 3/11 Ͳ 5/6 3/10 – 5/5 3/13 Ͳ 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/10 Ͳ 5/5 3/10 – 5/5 3/11 Ͳ 5/6 3/13 – 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/10 – 5/5 3/11 Ͳ 5/6 3/13 Ͳ 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/10 – 5/5 3/13 – 5/8 3/15 – 5/10 3/11 – 5/6 3/13 – 5/8 T.B.D.

5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 10:00Ͳ10:40 a.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 4:00Ͳ4:40p.m. 11:40Ͳ12:20 p.m. 5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 4:00Ͳ4:40p.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 10:50Ͳ11:30 a.m. 5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 6:30Ͳ7:30p.m. 6:30Ͳ7:30p.m. 6:40Ͳ7:40p.m. 11:15Ͳ12:15 p.m. 5:15Ͳ6:15p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:00p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:00p.m. 5:30Ͳ6:30p.m. 10:15Ͳ11:15 a.m. 6:30Ͳ7:45p.m. 5:15Ͳ6:30p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:15p.m. 10:00Ͳ11:15 a.m. 4:30Ͳ6:00p.m. 5:30Ͳ7:00p.m. 11:30Ͳ1:00p.m. 7:30Ͳ8:30p.m. 7:00Ͳ8:00p.m. 

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2 SPRINGSESSION2MAY12th–JUNE28th NoClass:May24th&May26th RegisterforSession2“Onlineonly”beginningat9amonFriday,April25th.WalkͲinandphoneregistrationswillbegin onMonday,April28that9am. NUMBER 8102.304 8103.306 8154.301 8155.302 8156.304 8157.306 8204.301 8205.302 8206.304 8207.306 8251.302 8301.302 8354.301 8355.304 8356.306 8357.301 8404.301 8405.302 8406.304 8407.306 8454.301 8455.302 8456.304 8457.306 8503.301 8504.304 8505.306 8601.302 8551.302 8801.306 8950.300

ACTIVITYNAME PARENT&TOT PARENT&TOT LITTLELEAPERS LITTLELEAPERS LITTLELEAPERS LITTLELEAPERS PRESCHOOL PRESCHOOL PRESCHOOL PRESCHOOL BEGINNERBOYS TINYTUMBLER INTRO1 INTRO1 INTRO1 INTRO2 LEVEL1 LEVEL1 LEVEL1 LEVEL1 LEVEL2 LEVEL2 LEVEL2 LEVEL2 LEVEL3 LEVEL3 LEVEL3 BOYSADVANCED BOYSREC HIGHSCHOOL SKILLCAMPS

AGE 18moͲ31/2yr 18moͲ31/2yr 3YRS 3YRS 3YRS 3YRS 4Ͳ5YROLDS 4Ͳ5YROLDS 4Ͳ5YROLDS 4Ͳ5YROLDS BOYS4Ͳ5YRS 4Ͳ5YROLDS 5&6YROLDS 5&6YROLDS 5&6YROLDS 7&UP 5&UP 5&UP 5&UP 5&UP 6&UP 6&UP 6&UP 6&UP 6&UP 6&UP 6&UP RECOMNDONLY BOYS5&UP  

DAY TH SAT M TU TH SAT M TU TH SAT TU TU M TH SAT M M TU TH SAT M TU TH SAT M TH SAT TU TH  

DATES 5/15Ͳ6/26 5/17–6/28 5/12–6/23 5/13–6/24 5/15–6/26 5/17–6/28 5/12–6/23 5/13–6/24 5/15–6/26 5/17–6/28 5/13–6/24 5/13–6/24 5/12–6/23 5/15–6/26 5/17Ͳ6/28 5/12–6/23 5/12–6/23 5/13–6/24 5/15–6/26 5/17–6/28 5/12–6/23 5/13–6/24 5/15–6/26 5/17–6/28 5/12–6/23 5/15–6/26 5/17–6/28 5/13–6/24 5/15–6/26 T.B.D. T.B.D.

TIMES 5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 10:00Ͳ10:40a.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 4:00Ͳ4:40p.m. 11:40Ͳ12:20p.m. 5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 4:00Ͳ4:40p.m. 4:50Ͳ5:30p.m. 10:50Ͳ11:30a.m. 5:40Ͳ6:20p.m. 6:30Ͳ7:30p.m. 6:30Ͳ7:30p.m. 6:40Ͳ7:40p.m. 11:15Ͳ12:15p.m. 5:15Ͳ6:15p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:00p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:00p.m. 5:30Ͳ6:30p.m. 10:15Ͳ11:15a.m. 6:30Ͳ7:45p.m. 5:15Ͳ6:30p.m. 4:00Ͳ5:15p.m. 10:00Ͳ11:15a.m. 4:30Ͳ6:00p.m. 6:30Ͳ8:00p.m. 11:30Ͳ1:00p.m. 7:30Ͳ8:30p.m. 5:30Ͳ6:30p.m.  

FEE $56 $48 $48 $56 $56 $48 $48 $56 $56 $48 $56 $63 $54 $63 $54 $54 $54 $63 $63 $54 $60 $70 $70 $60 $63 $73.50 $63 $63 $63  

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Youth Tennis Discovery Middle School Lakes Area Recreation is excited to offer tennis lessons for all levels. Students are asked to bring a tennis racquet and water bottle. Tennis balls will be provided. Students must wear tennis shoes (no sandals). Eight lessons are scheduled in each session. Make-up lessons will be scheduled for time missed because of inclement weather on Fridays.

TENNIS Rally Kids

Advanced

This introductory tennis program is for children ages 6 - 7. Class emphasis will be on having fun and learning basic tennis skills and rules through non-competitive games and play. 45 minute lessons

For youth with competitive experience. Advanced discussion on all skills, strategies, and tournament play. 55 minute lessons Instructor: Reggie Ronning Reggie was a two-year varsity captain and graduate from Jefferson High School in 2009. He went on to play 4 years of collegiate tennis at Bethel University, gaining 4 all-conference awards and 2 years as a team captain. He has dedicated himself to teaching individual and group lessons for more than 5 years.

Beginner I For youth ages 8 and up who have little or no tennis experience. Introduction to basic grips, strokes, tennis rules, and game play. 55 minute lessons

Beginner II For youth ages 8 and up who have completed Beginner I or have some tennis experience. Improvement of basic skills, singles, and doubles play. 55 minute lessons

Reggie states: “Tennis is a life-long sport that can be enjoyed by all ages, especially youth.” The main focus of this program will be learning the basic fundamentals of tennis and having fun in the process. Playing tennis is a great way to develop hand-eye coordination at a young age, which will carry into success in other sports as well. So come join us, we’re going to have a blast!

Intermediate A more specialized lesson for ages 8 and up. Individuals will have the opportunity to develop at their own pace through drills, demonstrations, and match play. Must have completed Beginner II. 55 minute lessons

CLASS #

DAYS

DATES

1600.401 1601.402 1602.403 1603.404 1604.405

M/W/TH M/W/TH M/W/TH M/W/TH M/W/TH

June June June June June

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DAYS

DATES

1605.401 1606.402 1607.403 1608.404

M/W M/W M/W M/W

July July July July

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DAYS

DATES

1609.402 1610.403 1611.404 1612.405

T/TH T/TH T/TH T/TH

July July July July

2-June 2-June 2-June 2-June 2-June

7-July 7-July 7-July 7-July

8-July 8-July 8-July 8-July

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FEE

8:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 11 a.m. 12 p.m.

Beginner II Beginner I Rally Kids Beginner I Intermediate

$50 $50 $50 $50 $50

TIME

LEVEL

FEE

8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m.

Beginner I Rally Kids Beginner II Intermediate

$50 $50 $50 $50

TIME

LEVEL

FEE

9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

Beginner I Beginner II Rally Kids Advanced

$50 $50 $50 $50


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TENNIS Golden “K” Kiwanis’ Free Tennis Clinic Location: To Be Determined The Golden Kiwanis Club in conjunction with Lakes Area Recreation is sponsoring the 24th Annual Tennis Clinic. This clinic is for all students who have completed 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades in the school year of 13-’14. Boys and girls who have never played tennis or who are interested in learning more are urged to attend. Past participants in the clinic are welcome. Tennis balls are furnished. Students should have a tennis racquet; however, a limited number of racquets are available for use at the clinic. Register by grade. Pre-registration required. Return registration form to the Recreation office. There is no charge for this clinic. CLASS #

DAYS DATES

TIMES

1650.401 1651.402 1652.403 1653.404

M-F M-F M-F M-F

8-9 a.m. 9-10 a.m. 10-11 a.m. 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

July 7-11 July 7-11 July 7-11 July 7-11

GRADE (‘14-’15) 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

Lakes Area Recreation Family Track Meet Everyone is invited to come and join the fun at Jefferson High School’s Citizen’s Field. The LAR Summer Track program will sponsor events for all ages. Events include individual events as well as parent/child and sibling relays. Registration is included with youth summer track registration.

Youth Track and Field If you are interested in running or participating in other track and field events, this program is for you. Boys and girls, ages 7 - 14, will learn skills and participate in drills run by experienced track supervisors. Track athletes, age 9 - 14, will be eligible to participate in the Hershey District Meet. Qualifiers may go on to State and National Hershey Competition. Hershey Meet participants must be 9 years old by December 31, 2013, and not turn 15 years old before December 31, 2013. Proof of birth will be required to compete in the Hershey Meet.

TRACK AND FIELD

All practices will meet at Citizen’s Field near Jefferson High School. Practice: Tues./Wed./Thurs. May 20th - June 19th LAR Family Track Meet: June 12, Jefferson High School 6 p.m. Hershey District 5 Meet: June 14. Sartell High School Check in time at 9 a.m. Meet begins at 10:00 a.m. Hershey State meet: June 28, Gustavus Adolphus College Check-in time at 9 a.m. Meet begins at 10 a.m. CLASS # DAYS

DATES

TIMES

AGE FEE

Thursday, June 12th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 1400.301 T/W/TH May 20-June 19 7-8:30 p.m. 7-14 $55

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Johny’s Basic Volleyball Camp

VOLLEYBALL Jimmie Volleyball Camp *For those entering grades 9th - 12th for the school year 2014-2015. Lakes Area Recreation Gym A variety of skills will be covered at camp to jumpstart your summer volleyball experience. Players should have a solid base of basic skills such as: passing footwork, defensive positioning, offensive transition and team play to attend. The camp director will be Jon Hegerle. Jon Hegerle has been the head coach at Jamestown College in North Dakota since 2009. Since his arrival in Jamestown, the program has an overall record of 119-52, has won four conference championships, and has qualified for the NAIA Division I National Tournament twice. Prior to his arrival at Jamestown College, Hegerle worked with some of the best high school programs such as: Apple Valley, Lakeville North, Eastview, and Marshall. Jon is considered one of the top players and clinicians in the Midwest. We are excited to be hosting Coach Hegerle this summer and to expose our Cardinal volleyball players to his immense knowledge and expertise! Class #: 1720.401 Days: Monday-Wednesday Dates: June 9-11 Times: 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Grades (‘14-’15): 9-12 Fee: $135

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*For children entering into the fall grades, 3rd-5th for the school year of 2014-2015. Lakes Area Recreation Gym This camp is designed to meet the needs of the younger player who would like to improve and learn more about volleyball. Have fun while you develop individual skills and compete in a variety of team competitions. T-shirt size YM-YL, AS-AL $10 Late Fee After July 2nd Class #: 1705.401 Days: Monday-Thursday Dates: July 7-10 Times: 9-11 a.m. Grades (‘14-’15): 3-5 Fee: $52, after July 2: $62

Johny’s Elite Skills Camp * For children entering into the fall grades, 6th - 8th for the school year of 2014-2015. Lakes Area Recreation Gym This camp has been designed to meet the needs of players who are enjoying competitive volleyball as early as 6th - 8th grade. You will receive instruction in all individual skills important to play competitive volleyball. The focus will be on quality instruction while having fun learning volleyball skills at a higher level. The quality instruction for this camp will be led by Michele Johnson. T-shirt size AS, AM, AL, AXL. (No youth size). $10 Late Fee After July 2 Class #: 1706.401 Days: Monday-Thursday Dates: July 14-17 Times: 8:30-11 a.m. Grades (‘14-’15): 6-8 Fee: $72, after July 2: $82

Youth Volleyball Sundays at Lakes Area Recreation Gym. For youth in grades 1st -6th. Participants are encouraged to wear an athletic t-shirt, shorts, and clean, dry, nonmarking tennis shoes. Registration is limited, so sign up early! Each class is limited to 45 participants. Grades 1st -4th: A fun introduction to the basic skills of volleyball. Ultra light volleyballs will be used. Grades 5th -6th: Develop your volleyball skills through practice and scrimmages. CLASS #

1701.101 1702.102 1700.103

DATES

TIMES

Sept. 14-Nov. 2 1-2 p.m. Sept. 14-Nov. 2 2-3 p.m. Sept. 14-Nov. 2 3-4 p.m.

GRADE (‘14-’15)

FEE

3rd-4th 5th-6th 1st-2nd

$51 $51 $51


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CONTACT LarryNovotny SteveRadtke KentKopp ShawnThelen WendyKohler TomEllison   SteveHaug BethMelrose JeffBartholomew MainOffice JeffBosek  CrystalHoepner LindaBear ShellyEngferTriebenbach KevinSchutz  SueJustice

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YMCA Lakes Area Recreation Partnership For over three years the YMCA has had the good fortune to positively impact the lives of individuals and families through the breadth and scope of programs that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. The needs of our community have changed, and the YMCA and Lakes Area Recreation have and will remain a central means to meeting them. We’ve always known that positive change only comes about when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. The YMCA and Lakes Area Recreation are teaming up to offer comprehensive, progressive youth sports programming. The YMCA and Lakes Area Recreation are pleased to announce a program agreement. Our staff will jointly develop the progressive program curriculum and will work together to provide quality programs in the area of basketball, football and baseball in the community. In simplest terms, the YMCA will provide programming in baseball, football, and basketball in grades Pre-K through Kindergarten, and Lakes Area Recreation will focus on grades 1st through 3rd grades and beyond. The YMCA and Lakes Area Recreation are committed to jointly programming and executing quality program curriculum for each sports program. The YMCA and Lakes Area Recreation will collectively market these programs through print and online materials to share program opportunities for kids and families in our community. To register for YMCA programs, you will continue to register via the YMCA web-site or at the YMCA office, and for Lakes Area Recreation programs you will register via the Lakes Area Recreation web-site or in person at Lakes Area Recreation.

YMCA & LAR

For more information on YMCA Youth Sports Programs, please contact Gerry Hoelscher, 320-834-9622. For information on LAR Youth Sports Programs, please contact Todd Johnson, 320-762-2868.

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Be a Part of Alexandria Cardinals

Rink Rookie Hockey Program Rink Rookie Players are boys & girls that will be 1st or 2nd year players and are 4 to 9 years old.

$75 for season registration (Majority of the equipment included!) An additional $25 refundable deposit on equipment is required.

To Register: Attend the Alexandria Area Hockey Association, AAHA, Fall registration at the Runestone Community Center

Thursday, September 4th 5th 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 6th 7th 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. -May include Fundraising Activities. -Prior to registration each hockey player may have to register with USA Hockey depending on age. 001036555r1

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