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Roost Activity Guide: February 2021

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DISTRICT OFFICE

4150 Temescal St. Fair Oaks, CA 95628 | 916-966-1036 | www.forpd.org Currently, our District office is closed and open by appointment only. Staff are working remotely, please reach out to staff via the directory below.

FORPD BOARD & MEASURE J PAGE 3

CAMP FAIR OAKS PAGE 4

EDUCATION & ENRICHMENT PAGE 5

ATHLETICS & ADVENTURE PAGE 6

FITNESS & WELLNESS PAGE 7

SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE 7

COVID-19 PAGE 8

COMMUNITY PARTNERS PAGE 9

STAFF

To reach a team member by e-mail, use the person’s first letter of their first name followed by their last name @forpd.org. Community Email Special Events

communitysuggestions@forpd.org events@forpd.org

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mike Aho Katy Coss, CPRP Sean Ventura Jennifer Larkin

District Administrator Recreation Superintendent Parks & Facilities Manager Adminstrative Services Manager

RECREATION TEAM Nick Davison, CYSA Sabrina Bernardo, CFEA Chelsey Adams, CPRP Alisha Koehn Facility Host

PARKS TEAM

Dave Knighton Nathan Martinez Sam Reyna Matt Trevino Parks Services

Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Recreation Supervisor Preschool Teacher Facility Rentals

916-240-2306 916-240-3652 916-240-2304 916-280-5309 916-240-2305

Lead Park worker Park Worker Park Worker Park Worker On-Call

916-240-2732 916-280-3180 916-240-3649 916-240-3647 916-240-3651

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Adminsitrative Offices Mario Corona Paula Lucas Ian Roberts

PARKS

Park Services Dog Park

208-789-1658 916-240-2273 916-240-2168 916-966-1036

Main Phone Line Accountant Administrative Assistant II Administrative Assistant II

916-966-1036 916-966-1036 916-966-1036 916-966-1036

On-Call / Park Office Closures & Updates

916-240-3651 Twitter @ phoenixdogpark

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FAIR OAKS RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John O'Farrell

Raymond James Irwin

Ralph Carhart

Delinda Tamagni

Darren Mounts

Chair

Vice Chair

Director

Director

Director

Term: December 2020 to December 2024

Term: December 2018 Term: December 2018 Term: December 2018 Term: December 2020 to December 2022 to December 2022 to December 2024 to December 2022

FAIR OAKS RECREATION & PARK DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTOR'S MEETINGS Next Meeting: 2/17/2021 The Park Board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm in Village Hall, 7997 California Avenue. You are always welcome to attend in person or via zoom (currently all meetings are being held via zoom). For an up-to-date schedule and agenda, please visit forpd.org. Please contact the Administrative Office prior to attending to confirm, as Board meeting dates and times are subject to change.

Measure J Projects continue on at pace! Jim Streng Park’s construction documents have been completed and have gone to bid. The District will be considering all bids submitted before picking the appropriate bidder. Construction will commence soon after the bidding process is complete. Some additional Measure J funding was supplied to the Fair Oaks Bike Park to install an irrigation system and a rolling gate to close the area for maintenance. Final bids are back on the gate fabrication and installation, and construction will commence at the beginning of February... Measure J community update continued online at https://www.forpd.org/435/Community-Updates PAGE 03


CAMP FAIR OAKS SCHOOL BREAK CAMP: PRESIDENT'S WEEK Ages: 3.5-11 Location: Arts & Crafts Building Take a break from school and join us for #DISCOVERY week for four days packed full of games, crafts, activities, and more! At Camp Fair Oaks, your child will get to make new friends and enjoy positive socialization with their peers all while maintaining a safe and healthy environment to play and discover. Tuesday - Friday

2/16-2/19

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4:

$103 $203 $103 $103

Ages 3.5-5 Ages 6-11 Ages 6-11 Ages 6-11

9:00a-12:00p 8:00a-5:00p 8:00a-12:00p 12:00p-5:00p

Interested in flexible registration options? Contact Chelsey at cadams@forpd.org

SPRING BREAK CAMP Get the kids moving with Camp Fair Oaks Spring Break Camp! Spring into fun with games, arts & crafts, sports activities, and more! Registration opens soon, check back for more details!

NOW HIRING

Multiple Part-Time Positions RECREATION STAFF

SUMMER CAMP STAFF

Seasonal PT - Recreation Leader I Approx. 15-20 hours/week

Seasonal PT - Recreation Leader I Approx. 15-20 hours/week

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Deadline: March 26, 2021

For full details and application, visit www.forpd.org under employment opportunities

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EDUCATION & ENRICHMENT DOG OBEDIENCE SERIES

RECREATION PLAY BASED PRESCHOOL Spaces remain for August 2020 through June 2021 school year, please contact the Preschool Director, Chelsey Adams at cadams@forpd.org for details. Registration information for the 2021-2022 school year will be available on the District's website beginning March 2021. https://www.forpd.org/382/3125/Registration

Ages: 18+ Fee: $63 Location: Phoenix Park Dog Park

TRAINING CLASS 1 Learn how to use a clicker, food lure, and no marker properly and effectively. We will also teach your dog sit, lay down, leave it, drop it, and one fun trick of your choice. Class is open to all breeds and ages. Session 1 Su

2/7

10:00a-12:00p

TRAINING CLASS 2 Learn how to use a release cue effectively and teach impulse control. We will also learn a few fun games to improve recall, stay/wait, and loose leash walking. This class is open to all breeds and ages.

PLAYWELL AT HOME: STEM FUNDAMENTALS USING LEGOS® Ages: 5-10 Fee: $78 Location: Virtual Play-Well classes are going virtual! Tap into your imagination from the comfort of your own home with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor and simple pieces from your own LEGO® collection - all while connecting virtually with your friends and classmates! Students will explore their creative boundaries, learn new building techniques, and connect their projects to practical real-world STEM concepts, all with a focus on openended builds that do not require special LEGO® pieces. Session 1: M-F

2/15-2/19

Session 2 Su

2/21

10am-12pm

SEEKING

Independent Contractors

Make some extra cash while sharing your hobbies! We are currently seeking instructors for the following: E-Sports Geo Caching Contact Nick @ NDavison@forpd.org

2:00p-2:45p

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ATHLETICS & ADVENTURE RECESS AT THE PARK

TINY TOT T-BALL

Ages: 7-12 Fee: $203 Tu/F or $103 Tu Location: Fair Oaks Park

Ages: 3-5 Fee: $39 Location: Fair Oaks Park

Come have Recess At The Park! Bring your kids to an extremely fun time at the park where they get to play a different fun game each day! Our Gold Standard Coaches will be sure to facilitate the safest and most fun hour and a half program your kiddos will ever experience! There’s no better way to make sure your kids are staying active and socializing with their peers! Session 1:

Tu/F

2/2-3/12

3:30p-5:00p

Session 2:

Tu

2/2-3/12

3:30p-5:00p

THE SOCIAL DISTANCE GAMES Fee: $49 Location: Fair Oaks Park Join us for some wacky fun socially distanced challenges this winter break. Participants will compete in team and individual challenges such as relay races, tic-tac throw, noodle archery, throw-golf, and more! T-Th

2/16-2/18

Session 1: Session 2:

Ages 5-7 Ages 8-10

9:00a-10:30a 11:00a-12:30p

Tiny Tot Sports is a great way to introduce young athletes to team sports. Your young athlete will learn the basics of playing on a team and develop the fundamental skills of the sport. Come play the Tiny Tot way! Session 1:

Th

2/18-3/11

4:30p-5:15p

BASIC HORSEMANSHIP Ages: 8-15 Fee: $163 Location: Shadow Glen Riding Stables This is a four-week introductory class that teaches the history, major breeds, horse care, grooming, saddling, handling and how to care for horses. The Western life-style and ranch setting are emphasized. THIS IS NOT A RIDING PROGRAM. Children will receive approximately 10-15 minutes of riding time during classes 2-4. Anyone interested in learning more about horses and planning on pursuing riding will find this class fun, informative and helpful. Session 1:

F

2/5-2/26

4:00p-5:15p

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FITNESS & WELLNESS ZUMBA FITNESS FOR ALL AGES Ages: 12+ (recommended) Fee: $20 (sessions 1-2) $30 (session 3) Location: Village Park Bandshell Zumba is an exercise class that combines dance and fitness. It is inspired by Latin music and uses Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, and Reggaeton moves. The music is fast, slow, and designed to give you aerobic benefits, anaerobic (toning), and helps you de-stress by providing a fun party-like feel. That’s why it’s also called Exercise in Disguise. Session 1:M/W/F 2/1-2/12

11:00a-12:00p

Session 2:M/W/F 2/15-2/26

11:00a-12:00p

Session 3: M/W/F

11:00a-12:00p

2/1-2/26

HOMESCHOOL VOUCHERS Is your child homeschooled? Sign him/her up for classes & programs with a voucher. We are happy to announce our partnership as an approved vendor with the following homeschool organizations: SJUSD, Visions in Education, South Sutter, & Inspire. For complete details on how to request and use a voucher visit us online at https://www.forpd.org/433/HomeschoolServices-Vouchers

SCHOLARSHIPS DON RALLS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Up to 80% for Eligible Participants

Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District helps make the benefits of recreation programs available to children (18 & younger) and seniors (62 & older) from low-income families. This program is available on a case-by-case basis. Eligible participants will receive up to an 80% discount on one District program/class upon the approved completion of an application and all appropriate criteria. The benefit is limited to one scholarship per person/per registration period. What are you waiting for? Apply today and get recreating! For application & criteria visit us online at https://www.forpd.org/283/Don-RallsMemorial-Scholarship

RACHEL ANNE GRAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Rachel Anne Gray scholarship was established in honor of Rachel Anne Gray who passed away September 2, 2012 at the age of 21. Rachel was a member of the Fair Oaks Youth Advisory Board, graduated from Bella Vista, received her degree from CSU, Sacramento, and was a valued member of the Fair Oaks Community. Three awards, in the amounts of $1,500, $1,000, and $500 are awarded annually to deserving high school seniors.

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COVID-19: COMMUNITY IMPACT

The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District values your health and well-being. We encourage you to stay active and engaged while we continue to navigate COVID-19. We are committed to ensuring that our resilient community members have in-person and virtual resources to maintain healthy lives, grow meaningful relationships, and continue to have extraordinary experiences. With that, we issue this February guide knowing we must continue to be flexible. There is potential for dates, times, and programs listed in this activity guide to change, be canceled, or come with additional precautionary measures for participation. We encourage you to communicate with staff via email and/or phone to help answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding your participation. We look forward to seeing you in our parks and programs this February, in person or virtually, and we thank you in advance for your flexibility as we all continue to navigate COVID-19. For the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 and the District’s response please visit us online at https://forpd.org/411/FORPDs-COVID-19-Response.

PLAYGROUNDS OPEN

Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District Playgrounds are now open. Please follow these simple steps provided by California Department of Public Health to help keep our outdoor playgrounds safe, open, and fun.

WEAR A MASK Everyone 2 years and older should wear a mask covering on their face. MAINTAIN DISTANCE Maintain Physical distance of 6 feet between individuals from different households and prevent crowding of children. NO FOOD OR DRINK Do not eat or drink in playground to ensure face masks are worn at all times. WASH HANDS Wash or sanitize your hands before and after your visit. PLAN AHEAD Visit the park at different times or days to avoid crowds and waits. KNOW WHEN TO STAY HOME Elderly individuals and people with underlining medical conditions should avoid playgrounds when others are present. SHARE OUR SPACE To avoid crowding and allow everyone to use this space, please limit your visit to 30 minutes when others are waiting. Visit COVID19.CA.GOV for more information

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FAIR OAKS COMMUNITY PARTNER GROUPS American River Girls Softball

argsa.org

Fair Oaks/Orangevale Little League

fovll.com

Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce

fairoakschamber.com

Fair Oaks Community Gardens

focgcc@yahoo.com

Fair Oaks Foundation for Leisure & the Arts

916-961-9012

Fair Oaks Historical Society

fairoakshistory.org

Fair Oaks Master Gardeners

sacmg.ucanr.edu

Fair Oaks Racquet Club

forctennis.com

Fair Oaks Responsible Dog Owners

fordog.org

Fair Oaks Soccer Club

fairoakssoccer.com

Fair Oaks Theatre Festival

fairoakstheatrefestival.com

Fair Oaks Village Enhancement Committee

fairoaksvillage.org

Fair Oaks Lacrosse

fairoakslacrosse.org

Family Freeride

familyfreeride.com

Metro Fire's Community Emergency Team

metrofire.ca.gov

Phoenix Gardens

myphoenixgarden@gmail.com

Rotary Club of Fair Oaks

rotaryfairoaks.org

Sacramento Public Library, Fair Oaks Branch

saclibrary.org/Locations/Fair-Oaks

Sierra Chapter American Theatre Organ Society

sierrachapteratos.org

Weather for Dog Park - Twitter

@fairoakspark

BE SAFE, BE PREPARED, BE EMPOWERED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

FAIR OAKS HORTICULTURE CENTER IN FAIR OAKS PARK

Metro Fire’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is an all risk, all-hazard training. This training is free to citizens who work or live in Sacramento County. Training covers Disaster Awareness, Fire Safety Tech, Disaster Psychology, Terrorism and so much more. Contact metrofire.ca.gov for more information.

Presented by the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District. Workshops and open garden days are tentative. Please check online to confirm event http://sacmg.ucanr.edu/.

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FIVE WAYS TO REGISTER Don’t risk a class or league getting canceled due to low enrollment. Register today! 1. Online Registration: Visit forpd.org to register online with Visa, MC or American Express. 2. Walk-In Registration: Fill out registration form at the District Office, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm. Cash, Check or Credit cards accepted. Checks should be made out to: FORPD 3. Mail-In Registration: Accepted with a complete registration form and correct fees. Please do not mail cash. Mail registration to FORPD District Office 4. Drop-Box Registration: Accepted with a complete registration form and correct fees. Please do not drop cash. Drop-Box is located at District office to left of front door for after hours drop-off. 5. Phone-In Registration: Register over the phone for select events/programs/class. Must be in our system as a previous customer. FaxIn registration form with credit card # to 916966-9863. GENERAL INFORMATION 1. The District reserves the right to cancel or modify any class and/or program. Classes may be canceled three (3) days prior to the start date if minimum enrollment is not met. 2. Resident/Non Resident: Residents are those who live within the Fair Oaks area. All others pay the non-resident fee (indicated by non res). 3. If paying at class, you may only pay with check made out to FORPD or with credit card. EMERGENCY REPORTING IN YOUR PARK, DIAL 9-1-1 For non-emergencies regarding park security vandalism suspicious persons, or suspicious activities in your parks, call the District office at 916-966-1036 Monday through Friday during business hours. After business hours or on weekends, call 916-240-3651. If you need immediate law enforcement assistance or to report illegal activity, please call the Sheriff’s Department at 916-874-5115.

REFUND POLICY 1. Full refund will be given if the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District cancels the program or for medical reasons. 2. Online convenience fee is non-refundable. 3. No refund will be issued after the class or program has had its second meeting. 4. All refund requests will be approved or denied by the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District. All refund checks will be processed through the County of Sacramento and mailed to you within 4-6 weeks. 5. The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District reserves the right to adjust the refund policy, depending upon the circumstances and the severity of the situation. All refunds are required to submit a refund/transfer request form to be approved by District Staff. 6. Policy does not apply to events and vendors. Email events@forpd.org for clarification. AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES In accordance with the Amercian with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District will not discriminate against any qualified individual with a disability as far as employment with the District or the use of our services, programs, and activities. If you are interested in taking part in one of our programs and need special arrangements (i.e. vision, hearing), please telephone the District Office at 916-966-1036 one week prior to the start of the class. PHOTO & VIDEO DISCLIMER The Fair Oaks Recreation & Park District (FORPD) reserves the right to photograph or video facilities, activities, events, and program participants for potential future use. All photos and videos remain the property of FORPD and may be used for publicity and promotional purposes. If you do not want your picture or video taken, please tell the photographer/videographer. If the picture/ video has already been taken, please call 916 966-1036 and the photo/video will be removed from our files.

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