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The Elko Explorer Exploring Elko’s Recreational Opportunities Spring 2014


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contact us Email us at: recdir@ci.elko.nv.us (775) 777-7260 for general information Follow us on-line: www.facebook.com/elko.recreation On-line Registration: www.elkocity.com Recreation Office 723 Railroad St. Operating Hours Elko, NV 89801 M-Th 8:00am-4:30pm (775) 777-7260 Friday: Appointment Fax (775) 777-7264 Closed Holidays

Swimming Pool 1501 College Ave. Elko, NV 89801 Office: (775) 777-7299 Pool Hour: Please see Aquatics

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Directors Notes Wow, where has the year gone! This marks The Elko Explorer’s one year birthday and the response that we have had from the guide has been phenomenal! We are excited to present to you the 2014 Spring guide where you will find a variety of healthy, entertaining and educational activities to chose from. Each activity is designed to offer opportunities for people to put a little fun into their lives and create a sense of community involvement. You may also find this guide, recreation programs and facility reservations online at www.elkocity.com, take a look! For those of you new to Elko or to the City of Elko ‘s programs, we welcome you. We sincerely hope that you find that Elko is your place to be active. We welcome any new idea’s, questions or concerns. You can reach our office at 777-7260 or via email at recdir@ci.elko.nv.us. Sincerely,

Dawn Leyva, Recreation Director

City of Elko Park Reservations The City of Elko Parks offers multiple locations throughout the City of Elko park system. Throughout our ten parks located in the City of Elko, numerous locations are reservable for special events, family gatherings and corporate events. Park reservations are available through our website at www.elkocity.com Park Reservations fee: $30.00 Reservations includes: 4 Picnic Tables 1 Serving Table 1 Garbage Can Additional Tables Available at Reservation. City of Elko Parks & Recreation

Table of Contents Registration 8 Youth Sports

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Adult Sports

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Adult Programs

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Youth Programs

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Aquatics 20 Special Events

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Meet Our Staff

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registration Register in Person or On-line

www.elkocity.com ➤ recreation ➤ quick links ➤ on-line registration

Come Teach With Us! The City of Elko Parks & Recreation is committed to providing quality programs for all ages, interests and levels. Programs offered strive to foster new skills, promote health and well-being, and expand cultural and artistic development. In order to provide these programs, the City of Elko Parks & Recreation Department seeks experienced individuals to work as contracted instructors to share their special talents, skills or knowledge with others in a class, camp or workshop format. Contact Dawn at 777-7260 for information on submitting an activity proposal.

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Park & Recreation Advisory Board Regular meetings of the City of Elko Parks & Recreation Advisory Board are conducted on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (Place TBA). All residents are encouraged to attend. Persons wishing to present a discussion topic should contact James Wiley, Parks & Recreation Director in advance, at 777-7266.


our mission The City of Elko Parks & Recreation Department strives to provide community programs and services where unmet interests and needs exist, and to promote cooperation with schools, athletic and civic organizations, community agencies and interested individuals in the areas of education, recreation and social and cultural pursuits.

No News Is Good News You will only be notified if the class/activity is full or canceled. You will not receive a confirmation letter or call.

Refunds Refunds are given if programs are canceled or if registration fails because the activity is full or weather conditions force us to cancel. Refunds cannot be guaranteed after the program has begun. Requests must be made at least five (5) business days before a program/class is scheduled to begin. A $10.00 service fee will be charged for ALL refund requests. Refunds will not be given after program has begun.

Weather Policy Every attempt will be made to inform participants of program cancellations due to inclement weather. When weather is a factor, parents or participants may call the Parks and Recreation Department at 775-777-7260.

Shining Star Scholarship Program Youth Scholarship Campaign Brighten up a child’s life by donating to our scholarship fund! Large or small, your sponsorship will help contribute to a child’s participation in our recreation programs that otherwise may not be able to do so. Pick up a star at the Recreation Office or fill out and return form below and pledge your donation today! Some examples of what your sponsorship will provide: $10 – Sponsor a session of Karate, Dance or Gymnastics $25 – Sponsor a child for Swimming Lessons $50 – Sponsor a child for a Sport Camp session $75 – Sponsor a child for a Week of Day Camp

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YOUTH SPORTS Elko Little League Registration (775) 777-3217

AYSO Soccer (775) 777-7413 or shekicks64@ yahoo.com

Registration: Big 5 Sporting Good

Elko/ Spring Creek and Carlin AYSO has been providing a high-quality soccer experience for more than 20 years. Teams in the U5-U14 division play other Elko, Spring Creek and Carlin during regular season. Competitive travel team is available for ages 10 & up. Birth certificate required at registration.

February 1 & 15 & March 8, 2014 11a.m.–2p.m.

Who: 4 to 14 years of age

February 26 & March 5, 2014 5p.m. - 7:30p.m. Games Begin: April 12, 2014

Registration: Open Feb. 1, 2014 for location and time please call the hotline 777-7413

Price: $70 for the first child $45/ea sibling

Price: $55.00 for first child $50/ea sibling.

Uniforms: (Required) additional $30.00

Opening ceremonies and first games will be conducted April 13th. A copy of players birth certificate must be provided at registration. Who: 4-6 (T-Ball) 7 –8 (Coach Pitch) 9-10 (Minors) 11-12 (Majors) 13-14 (Jr.)

Elko Co. Girls Softball 397-0712 & 397-2358

PAL Basketball Program:

Offering softball to girls ages 5-18, Elko Co. To be eligible, T-ball players must be 4 1/2 years old by January 1st. Girls turning 16 after January 1st will be eligible for the Junior Division. A copy of players birth certificate must be provided at registration.

(775) 738-5612 or (775) 777-6824

Who: 4 1/2 - 6 (T-Ball) 7 –10 (Minor) 16 - 18 (Seniors) 11-13 (Major) 13-15 (Juniors) Registration: Elko - Elko County Library 1pm 4pm; January 25, Feb. 8 & March 1 Spring Creek - Spring Creek Golf Clubhouse 1pm - 4pm Feb. 1 & 22 Price: $70.00 for first child $50/ea sibling.

Cost: $30.00 Who: 7th & 8th Grader Registration Registration: January 7th, 8th & 9th 2014 (Elko) Flagview Intermediate School (Spring Creek) Sage Elementary

PAL Volleyball Program: (775) 738-5612 Cost: $30.00 Who: 7th & 8th Grader Registration Registration: March 12th, 13th, 19th 2014 (Elko) Flagview Intermediate School (Spring Creek) Sage Elementary PAL is a nonprofit organization. It’s programs run from September to April of each year. PAL relies on volunteers in order to offer these programs for our children.

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adult sports Adult Softball Tournament Schedule Tournament Fees - $250.00/Team Larry E. James Ice Breaker Tournament (Men’s & Women’s)

May 16-18, 2014 All draws for bracket placement will be completed the Thursday prior to the start of tournament.

2014 City of Elko Adult Sports Schedule ***TENTATIVE***

Adult Basketball Basketball

Date

Player Fee: Men $50.00 | Women $40.00 Sponsor Fee: Men $500 | Women $300 Adult Basketball Registration

Nov 18, 2013 - Jan 6, 2014

Sponsor Letter/ Payment & Calendar Due

Jan 6, 2014

Adult Basketball Managers Meeting (Mandatory)

Jan 9, 2014

Adult Basketball Projected Start Date

Jan 17, 2014

Adult Softball Men’s & Women’s

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Players Fees – Men $50.00 | Women - $45.00 Sponsor Fees – Men $500.00 | Women - $300.00 Registration for Adult Men’s & Women’s Softball

Feb 10 - Apr 18, 2014

Sponsor Letter/ Payment & Calendar Due April 18, 2014 Umpire Clinic (Interested Umpires)

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Adult Softball Managers Meeting (Mandatory) April 29, 2014 6:00pm Softball Projected Start Date

May 12, 2014

Ruby View Golf Course Ruby View Course 2014 Opens: March 1, 2014 (Weather Permitting) For 2014 season pass information during off months please contact Candi at 777-7120 City of Elko Parks & Recreation

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adult programs City of Elko, “Fools 30 Triathlon” This unique triathlon allows participants to use the 30 days in the month of April to complete a full triathlon. A series of the Lazy Man Triathlon, the April, “Fools 30,” shortens distances from the Iron Man distances for this spring introduction to the series. Distances include: 1500 meter swim, 50 mile bike & 13 mile run. Presented by the Elko Swimming Pool and Recreation Department. Who: Adult 18 & over Fee: $30.00 Registration: March 3rd – April 11th Date: Triathlon April 1st – 30th Where: (Register) Elko Swimming Pool (1501 College Ave.)

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youth programs City of Elko Latchkey Program (Fun Factory) The City of Elko Recreation Department provides a before and after school Latchkey program and a full day summer program for k-6th grades in the Elko Community. The before school program is held from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and the after school program is held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday (open early out times) . We provide this program to all Elko schools with transportation to and from the other schools. This program includes snacks and juice, arts and crafts, homework assistance, tutoring, drug awareness curriculum, and organized activities. During the year we periodically have special presentations by various professions such as the Elko Police Department to promote awareness programs such as “Stranger Danger”, “K-9” unit, and drug and alcohol abuse dangers; The Elko Fire Department instructs on home fire safety and needs; and other professionals within the community. For more information, please call 777-7260. Office address: 723 Railroad Street. Office hours are 8:00am-4:00pm

Lego® Creations Contest The Elko County Library invites children and adults to show their creative side by entering our 4th Annual LEGO® Creations Contest. The Library will accept entries Monday, January 13 through Wednesday, January 22. The public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite creation from Thursday, January 23 through Thursday, January 30. The Library will announce the winner Friday, January 31. The LEGO® Creations will be placed in one of five categories: (1) Family or Team; (2) Individual – Preschool through 1st grade; (3) Individual – 2nd through 4th grades; (4) Individual – 5th through 7th grades; and (5) Individual – 8th grade through adult. For more information and rules please contact the The Elko County Library at 738-3066.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Day

The Library will be celebrating the life and times of Laura Ingalls Wilder with “old-time” crafts and demonstrations Thursday, February 20, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is free, but pre-registration is encouraged to ensure plenty of supplies. Contact the Library at 738-3066 for more information. 16 www.elkocity.com


youth programs Flash Light Egg Hunt Bring your own flashlight and we will provide the eggs and prizes. Line up for the hunt will begin at 8pm sharp with the kickoff starting at 8:15pm. The hunt will continue until all eggs are found. Eggs will contain an assortment of prizes with one grand prize egg. Participants must be in Jr. High, Middle or High school. Bring your friends and DON’T FORGET YOUR FLASHLIGHTS. Presented by the City of Elko Recreation Department. Where: Fifth Street Park

Who: Students ages 11 to 18

Registration: No Registration Required

Date: Friday, April 11, 2014

Time: Line up begins 8:00PM Shot gun Start at 8:15PM Price: Free to the Public Donations welcome: If your business or company would like to donate a prize for the flashlight egg hunt please contact the Recreation Department at 777-7260.

Spring EGGstravaganza Kids, grab your Easter Baskets and hop on down to The Elko County Library, for the annual Spring EGGstravaganza. Children will have the opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny, and participate in a number of Easter games such as Bunny Ring Toss, Spring Hopscotch, Easter Egg Golf, and a Fishing Pond. At each game the children will receive a small prize or an Easter Egg filled with goodies. Where: Elko County Library (720 Court St.)

Who: 0 to 5 year of age

Registration: No Registration Required

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Time: 10:30AM-11:30AM

Price: Free to the Public

More Information: Contact the Elko County Library at 738-3066

For a list of Library events and programs please contact the Elko County Library at 738-3066, or stop by at 720 Court St. Visit us online at www.elkocountylibrary.org.

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youth programs Jr. Ski Program Our program consists of five 1/2 day clinics for the 6-16 age group. Offered on Saturdays, each clinic consists of a beginning class (never, ever, ever skied) and a novice class (has skied/taken lessons before). Sessions are directed by certified instructors and coaches. The SnoBowl ElkoKids Ski Program specializes in making learning to ski a fun and safe experience. Our experienced instructors will help your children develop the skills required to enjoy a lifetime of winter fun on the slopes. From the time they arrive at the SnoBowl, your children will enjoy supervised activities emphasizing learning in a fun environment. Included is an all mountain lift ticket, skis, boots and lessons. Slush Puppies - Never-Ever-Ever... You have never put on skies before Sno Hounds - Novice...Having previous skiing experience, able to control and turn skis in a wedge position and are able to stop. Who: Ages 6 -16

When: Saturdays, January 11th - February 8th

Fee: $125.00 per child, 2nd child in the same family $105.00 and 3rd + child in the same family is $85.00 per child ***Slush Puppies: 9:00am-11:00am ***Sno Hounds: 12:30pm-2:30pm Where: Elko Snobowl (5th Street, 5 miles past pavement) REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, DECEMBER 2nd!!

Jr. Snowboard Program Our program consists of five 1/2 day clinics for the 6-16 age group. Offered on Saturdays, each clinic consists of a beginning (never, ever, ever boarded) and a novice class (has boarded or taken lessons before). Sessions are directed by certified instructors and coaches. The SnoBowl ElkoKids Snow Boarding Program specializes in making learning to board a fun and safe experience. Above all your child will have fun snowboarding and be able to ride anywhere. Freestyle, Free ride and Carving are all included and it doesn’t matter which binding or board you use. The main thing is to have a great time! Students must furnish their own equipment and transportation. Board Puppies - Never-Ever-Ever... You have never been on a board before Board Hounds - Novice...Having previous board experience, able to control and turn and are able to stop. Who: Ages 6 -16

When: Saturdays, January 11th - February 8th

Fee: $115.00 per child, 2nd child in the same family $95.00 and 3rd + children $75.00 per child. Cost includes all mountain lift tickets and lessons. ***Slush Puppies: 10:00am-12:00pm ***Sno Hounds: 1:00pm-3:00pm Where: Elko Snobowl (5th Street, 5 miles past pavement) REGISTRATION BEGINS MONDAY, DECEMBER 2nd!! 18 www.elkocity.com


Aquatics City of Elko Swimming Pool Effective January 6, 2014 Open Swim Friday Saturday Sunday Lap Swim Monday - Friday

6:30pm - 8:00pm 1:00pm - 3:00pm Closed 6:00am - 8:30am 11:30am - 1:30pm 5:30pm - 6:30pm 5:30pm - 7:00pm 7:00am - 9:00am Closed

Monday, Wednesday & Friday Tuesday & Thursday Saturday Sunday Swim Fees & Passes

*We do not accept checks for daily admission* Session: Preschool (0-6) Child (7-12) Teen (13-17) Adult Senior

$2.00 $2.50 $3.00 $4.00 $2.00

Monthly Child (0-12) $40.00 Teen (13-17) $45.00 Adult $55.00 Senior $30.00 Family (4 people) $90.00 Family Pass only *Additional members $15.00 each 10 Punch Visit Child $25.00 Teen $30.00 Adult $40.00 Senior $20.00

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Quarterly (3 months) Child (0-12) $85.00 Teen (13-17) $95.00 Adult $100.00 Senior $65.00 Family (4 people) $200.00 Family Pass Only *Additional members $30.00 each Yearly Child (0-12) $170.00 Teen (13-17) $190.00 Adult $225.00 Senior $120.00 Family (4 people) $450.00 Family Pass Only*Additional members $50.00 each 20 Punch Visit Child $50.00 Teen $60.00 Adult $80.00 Senior $40.00


aquatics City of Elko Swimming Pool

2014 Aquatic Fitness Courses & Lessons Registration May be done online at www.elkocity.com -> recreation tab -> swimming pool -> register here Courses for Adults 18 & Up Hydrorider Courses Cost for Hydrorider Courses $70.00 Session Days Dates Times Registration Starts Session 1 M/W/F Jan. 13 - 31 9:00am - 10:00am January 1st T/ Th Jan. 14 - Feb. 6 5:30pm -6:30pm

Senior $4.00

Water Aerobics (Walk- in Only) March 10th - May 23rd Mon, Wed & Friday 9:00am - 10:00am Adult $6.00 10 Punch Card $40.00

Be a Better Lap Swimmer Learn how to be a better swimmer. We will break down the strokes and you will get help to be a more proficient swimmer. Intermediate swimming skills are required. Limited space. Register at the pool Today! January 14th -February 6th Tuesday & Thursday 9:00am - 10:00am Adult $65.00 Registration Starts January 1, 2014 2014 Swimming Lessons Spring Break Lessons (March 31 - April 4) Spring Break Lesson times TBA please contact the Elko pool at 777-7299 for more information about Spring Break Swim Lessons.

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special events Family Skate Night The City of Elko Recreation Department and Nevada East Roller Girls would like to present Family Skate Night. Come down to the Igloo Rec. Center the third Friday of the Month, from 5pm to 9pm with your roller skates/blades for some family fun. Come and join in with the great music, concessions and some fun skating competitions. Skate rentals are available. Where: Igloo Rec. (Center 1515 Silver St.) Who: All ages Welcome (Children 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult) Registration: No Registration Required Date: January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18 & May 16, 2014 Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm Price: $5 admission/ $3 skate rental donation (Children under the age of 5 are free)

Hollywood Diamond Jesters Softball Fundraiser If you love softball and some hilarious stunts, this is a show for you! New to the Elko area this 4 ½ inning softball game will be interrupted by various comedy routines some actually having something to do with softball while others don’t. Watch as local players compete against actors, athletes and maybe even a celebrity. Bring the whole family and enjoy a great night at the field! Where: Herrera Adult Softball Complex Who: All ages Welcome Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014 Time: Gates Open 6:00pm Games starts: 7:00pm Price: Family pass $20 (Includes 2 Adults 4 Students) Single Student - $5 Single Adult - $8 Tickets: Pre-tickets on Sale at the Recreation Office 723 Railroad St. 24 www.elkocity.com


special events Plant A Tree Workshop/ Clean Up Green Up Day In conjunction with Clean Up Green Up Day, The City of Elko Parks and Recreation Department would like to offer a free Plant a Tree Workshop. On Saturday, April 26th from 10:30am to 11:30am. Our expert arborist, Joe Carr, will educate you on the proper steps to keep your plant alive and watch it grow to its full height. Where: Main City Park Area 1 (Across from the Swimming Pool) Who: All ages Welcome (Children 7 & under must be accompanied by an adult) Registration: No Registration Required Date/ Time: Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:30am-11:30pm Price: Free

National Library Week/ Fine Free Week April 13-19 2014 During National Library week the Elko County Library is waiving fines. This does not include lost or damaged materials. Today’s libraries can help you and your family discover a new and exciting world through collections, digital resources and more. Whether you come for homework or job searches, or to find the best books for young readers, libraries are a great place to spend quality time and connect with loved ones and friends. More Information: Contact the Elko County Library at 738-3066

Spring Book Fair: The Elko County Library will be hosting its annual Spring Book Fair from April 7 - April 19. Books make a great gift for friends and family. The proceeds go to the Library to support special programs and events. Contact the Library at 738-3066 for more info.

Chamber Events Home & Business Expo ~ May 10 & 11, 2014 The 36th Annual Home Show showcasing vendors from all over in regards to Home & Business.This event is typically held Mother’s Day Weekend. Where: Elko Convention Center Date: May 10 & 11 Time: 9:00am-5:00pm Price: Free

2014 Business After Hours 5:30pm - 7:00pm January 16th Morning Star Health Center 247 Bluffs Ave. Ste. 102 February 20th Hilton Garden Inn 3650 E. Idaho St. March 20th Any Day Dental 2575 N. 5th St. Ste. A April 17th The Wildrose Florist 2586 Idaho St. City of Elko Parks & Recreation

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Meet the staff

James Wiley Parks & Recreation Director

Nikki Johnson Swimming Pool Manager

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Joe Carr Brian Mickles Park Superintendent Ruby View Golf Course Superintendent

Jana Delong Assistant Pool Manager

Jerod Linder Recreation Coordinator

Dawn Leyva Recreation Director


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