Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation 2018 Summer Guide
Fort Aquatic Center @ Rock River Park Phone: (920) 563-7799
Fort Atkinson Parks & Rec. Office 30 N. Water St. W. Phone: (920) 563-7781
Summer Guide Contents Calendar of Events……………….. Page 3 World Of Wheels …………………. Page 3 Aquatic Center……………………... Pages 4-6 Youth Triathlon ……………………..Page 7 Baseball..………………………………..Page 8-9 Youth Tennis....…………………….. Page 10 Girls & Boys Volleyball Camp... Page 11 Warhawk Basketball Camp……. Page 11
All-Star Shooting Camp ……..Page 11 Lacrosse …………………...……… Page 12 Mascot Day..…………………….. Page 12 Youth Center………..…………….Page 13 Self-Defense Karate.……………Page 14 Summer Dance Class…………. Page 15 Barrie Park Events...………….. Page 16 Jones Park Events.…………….. Page 17
Park Shelter Rentals ...…... Page 18 Wheels Park ……………..…….Page 19 Senior Citizen Center…...….Page 20 Adult Programs…………….….Page 21 Cancellations…………………...Page 21 Bike Trail …………………………Page 22 Archery Range ………………...Page 22 Registration Form…………... Page 23
Welcome to the Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Summer Guide Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation is proud to provide your family with well-maintained parks, walking & bike trails, diverse & affordable recreation opportunities for young & old alike, family friendly activities and an award winning water park experience at the Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center. From bettering your health, challenging your competitive spirit or building your child’s social skills and confidence - we have a recreation program to meet your goals. A couple very exciting additions are in the works to benefit our recreation users. The Haumerson’s Pond Warming Shelter opened six months ago and provided an enjoyable return of Fort Atkinson’s ice skating tradition. It is a rentable shelter and will also be a hub for other recreation activities in the future. The Friends of Haumerson’s Pond continue improvements to make the pond area and adjacent Bark River Nature Park a year round destination for Fort Atkinson residents. The other upcoming addition is Fort’s first-ever Wheels Park. Fundraising is underway to create a concrete Wheels Park - designed for skateboards, scooters and bicycles - in Ralph Park. It would include ramps, boxes and an open bowl, plus street-style options of railings and staircase to make it a destination for both novice and experienced thrill-seekers. We need your help to make this happen. See page 19 of this brochure to get involved. Whether you want to participate or spectate - we’ve got concerts, recreation, car shows, swimming, ball games, festivals, dance, karate, senior activities and more - we hope you have an enjoyable summer in Fort Atkinson!
Fort Parks & Rec. Staff Director & Adult Programming Scott Lastusky Youth Programming Coordinator Brett Ketterman Secretary & Registration Trista Taylor Morgan Hall Parks Dept. Maintenance Josh Crandall Jim Slocum Rob Stine J.J. Yanke Senior Center Director Chris Nye Parks & Rec. Board Paul Kotz, Council Rep Tom Kulczewski, Schools Julie Ankomeus Adam Bushcott Larry Granec Cynthia Ficenec Michael Williams City Manager Matt Trebatoski
Facility Telephone Numbers (Area Code 920) Parks & Recreation Office……...……….563-7781
Fax - Parks & Rec. Office………………………...563-7784
Fort Aquatic Center……….……………....563-7799
Ralph Park Softball Hotline……………………..568-9719
Fort Senior Center…………………………..563-7773
Website - www.fortparksandrec.com
Cancellation of Activities Due to Weather: Fort Adult Softball & Aquatic Center events will be announced by calling numbers listed above. Other Parks & Rec. programs held during the day will be announced on our Facebook Page, Twitter @Fort_Parks_Rec and at rainedout.com (sign up for email or texts - see page 21).
Calendar of Events MAY ACTIVITIES April 30 - Spring Session Fit With Fran Begins Adult Summer Softball Opening Day May 2 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball Coach’s Clinic May 4 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball League Evaluation (Gr 6-8) May 5 - “World of Wheels” - FREE! May 9 - Main Street Dance Studio Ticket Distribution (5-6pm) May 11 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball League Evaluation (Gr 3-5) May 12 - Main Street Dance Studio Pictures May 14 - Cruise Night Car Show #1 - FREE! May 15 - Last day to get discounted Family Pool Passes May 19 - Main Street Dance Studio Recital Age 3 & 4 May 20 - Main Street Dance Studio Recital Age 5+ May 26 - Koshkonong Rendezvous May 27 - Koshkonong Rendezvous JUNE ACTIVITIES June 2 - Pool Opens - Grand Opening Weekend June 4 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball League Begins Session 1 Swim Lessons Begins June 5 - Karate Session 4 Starts June 6 - Charity Concert Series #1 - FREE! June 7 - Pool Opens for the Summer June 8 - Youth Center Summer Hours Begins June 11 - T-Ball Begins Coach Pitch Begins Summer Dance Session 1 Begins Cruise Night Car Show #2 - FREE! June 13 - Session 1 Youth Tennis Lessons Begins June 14 - Baseball Fest Begins June 15 - Session 1 Swim Lessons Ends June 16 - WE Train Begins Mascot Day at the Aquatic Center June 17 - Baseball Fest Ends June 18 - Session 2 Swim Lessons Begins City Band Concert #1 - FREE! All-Star Shooting Camp Begins June 19 - Karate Camp #1 Begins June 21 - Spring Session Fit With Fran Ends June 25 - Summer Session Fit With Fran Begins All Star Shooting Camp Ends June 27 - Charity Concert Series #2 - FREE! June 28 - Karate Session 4 & Camp #1 Ends June 29 - Session 2 Swim Lessons Ends
JULY ACTIVITIES July 2 - City Band Concert #2 - FREE! July 4 - Aquatic Center Hours 12-4 July 9 - Session 3 Swim Lessons Begins Cruise Night Car Show #3 - FREE! July 10 - Karate Session 5 & Camp #2 Begins July 11 - Charity Concert Series #3 - FREE! Warhawk Basketball Camp Begins July 13 - Warhawk Basketball Camp Ends July 16 - City Band Concert #3 - FREE! July 18 - Session 1 Youth Tennis Lessons Ends July 19 - Final Day Games for T-Ball/Coach Pitch July 20 - T-Ball/Coach Pitch “Evening at the Ball Park “ Session 3 Swim Lessons Ends Session 1 Youth Tennis Lessons Tournament @ PTF July 23 - Session 2 Youth Tennis Lessons Begins Session 4 Swim Lessons Begins Summer Dance Session 2 Begins July 24 - Karate Camp #3 Begins July 25 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball Regular Season Ends Charity Concert Series #4 July 26 - Girls Fast Pitch Softball Play-Offs Begin July 28 - Youth Triathlon July 30 - City Band Concert #4 - FREE Boys & Girls Volleyball Camp Begins AUGUST ACTIVITIES August 2- Karate Session 5 & Camp #3 Ends August 3 - Session 4 Swim Lessons Ends August 6 - Session 5 Swim Lessons Begins T-Ball/Coach Pitch Camp Begins August 7 - Karate Session 6 & Camp #4 Begins August 8 - T-Ball/Coach Pitch Camp Ends Charity Concert Series #5 - FREE! August 13 - Lacrosse Camp Begins City Band Concert #5 - FREE! Cruise Night Car Show #4 - FREE! August 17 - Session 5 Swim Lessons Ends August 18 - Pool Hours Noon-6 through August 28 August 21 - Karate Camp #5 Begins August 22 - Session 2 Tennis Lessons Ends Charity Concert Series #6 - FREE! August 24 - Session 2 Youth Tennis Play Date @ PTF August 25 - Customer Appreciation Weekend at the Pool August 26 - Customer Appreciation Weekend at the Pool August 28 - Pool Closes for the Summer
“WORLD OF WHEELS” SATURDAY, MAY 5 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. @ Jones Park Come enjoy walking around trucks and cars of various sizes, shapes and jobs. This is a chance for children to get up close and personal with their favorite big rig! Race cars, fire trucks, police cars, garbage trucks, construction vehicles and many other vehicles may be on display for children of all ages to look at, explore, and possibly climb on and sit inside the vehicles. Parents are encouraged to bring a camera to record the event. This is an activity both boys and girls will love! Kids will also have the opportunity to decorate their own construction hat, get a vehicle tattoo and much more!
AQUATIC CENTER Grand Opening Weekend!!! Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3 Noon - 6:00 p.m. - Aquatic Center Public Swimming Special Events During Opening Weekend: * Saturday: 11:30 a.m.– 1:30p.m. Sidewalk Chalk Contest * Saturday & Sunday: Prize Drawings, Concession Deals & Meet the Staff
Regular Summer Swim Hours Thursday, June 7 - Tuesday, August 28 Weekdays: Noon - 4:00 p.m. & 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Weekends: Noon - 6:00 p.m. Special Hours July 4: Noon - 4:00 p.m. August 18 - 28: Noon - 6:00 p.m.
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Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center Enjoy Water Park Fun…. 175 foot Waterslide!! Fish Waterslide Baby Duck Waterslide Mini-Whale Waterslide Gaga Ball Pit Heated Water Palm Tree and Duck Entrance Diving Boards Zero Depth - Shallow water "Beach" entry 6 lane pool with basketball hoop Jumbo Shade umbrellas 100+ lounge & deck chairs Affordable concessions & ice cream Sand playgrounds Highly Rated Swim Lessons
Weekly Special Events * "The Aqua-Duck Center Races" Rubber Duck Waterslide Race (Win t-shirts) * Unlock the "Treasure Chest of Prizes" The lucky key wins you goggles, t-shirts & more.
Special Pool Days * Mascot Day (June 16) - Get your picture taken with local and regional mascots (more details on Page 12). * Customer Appreciation Weekend (August 25 & 26) - Prize drawings, concession deals & more!! * Check the Aquatic Center for more special pool days throughout the summer.
Birthday Party $100.00 up to 10 people (10 admissions, 10 hot dogs, 10 small sodas, 10 chips). $8.00 for each additional person. You get the use of the concession shelter for food and presents for 45 minutes (12:30-1:15 or 3:00-3:45). Call 563-7781 to reserve your birthday party today. Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center in Rock River Park 1200 Lillian St. (On Riverside Dr. / Hwy. 106 West) Aquatic Center Information Line - (920) 563-7799
AQUATIC CENTER Phone: (920) 563-7799
1200 Lillian Street (Rock River Park)
Aquatic Center Admission Rates Daily Admissions Youth - $3.25 Adult - $3.50
Weekday Evening Admissions All Patrons - $3.00
Individual Season Pass Family Season Pass $35 -Fort City Resident$90 $45 -Non-City Resident$105 Note: Family Passes are discounted (Fort Resident $80 & Non-Fort Resident $95) thru May 15 ***Purchase Season Passes only at the Fort Parks & Rec. Dept. Office***
Who’s Included In A Family Pass? Family pass - 2 adults (parents, grandparents, guardians, couples not married living together) and their dependent children living in the same household. Family memberships include those eligible to file on the same federal tax return (dependent children through ages 18 and children 19-23 who are current full-time college students). Any extended family or adult children must obtain their own family pass or individual pass. Babysitters or visiting relatives may be purchased for an extra $15 (maximum of 2).
How Do We Register For Private Swim Lessons? Call the Family Aquatic Center after June 2 at 563-7799. Fees range from $40-$75 depending upon number of children in lessons and whether you have a season pool pass. Payment is made to your private swim instructor. Private lessons run 30 minutes for 5 days.
How Do I Find Out About Cancellations? Phone: (920) 563-7799 To check on the status of your swim lessons or whether the aquatic center is open on those cold or stormy days call the Aquatic Center Hotline at 563-7799. Our staff or a recorded message will keep you updated.
How Do We Have a Private Pool Party? Call (920) 563-7781 for availability. Rental fee is $150 per hour. Times available are weekends - before or after open recreation swim.
Very Important Aquatic Center Rules *Children 5 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible person when in the water. *Carry-in beverages and food are not permitted. Aquatic Center patrons may keep items in their car and eat in the picnic area without paying a re-entry charge. *Inflatables are not permitted. Swim toys are permitted if they do not interfere with other patrons. *For patron health reasons, if your child is not potty trained they must wear a swim diaper (“Little Swimmers”) to enter the water. They may be purchased at the admissions counter. *Patrons lacking swimming skills must pass a diving board training test before being allowed to use diving boards. *Solo Waterslide users must be able to stand in 38” of water. Fort Atkinson Family Aquatic Center
SWIM LESSON CLASS SCHEDULE (Age 3+) Register at Fort Parks & Rec. or by mail For more info call 563-7781 or check the website www.fortparksandrec.com The pride of the Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center is the energetic and high quality swimming lessons. Certified instructors and teaching assistants provide a supportive environment for children ages 3 and up. For infants ages 6 months to 1 year, Parent-Baby classes help prepare the youngsters for swim lessons. All classes are held Monday through Friday (except Parent-Baby), at the Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center and parents are invited to watch and witness the lessons from our deck or lounge chairs. On the first day of lessons your child is water tested by our staff and placed in a specific Swim Lesson Fees (per session) class level.
Private Swim Lesson arrangements are handled through the Aquatic Center.
$26 - fee without swim season pass $21 - fee with swim season pass Parent-Baby Class Fees: $16 or $13
PARENT/BABY Splish, splash your way to get your child accustomed to the water without a crowd of people around. Each child must be accompanied in the water by an adult. The instructors will assist adults in water games to benefit their child. Parent/Baby is recommended for infants ages 6 months to 1 year. Classes are held Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays of Sessions 2, 3, 4. LEVEL 1-4 From front floats, to glides, to front and back crawl for level 1 & 2. Rhythmic breathing, elementary backstroke, treading water and sidestroke are all taught in levels 3 & 4. Everyone will be water tested the first day to be placed in one of our 6 appropriate classes. Classes are held Monday thru Friday of each session. LEVEL 5-6 Learn the breaststroke, turns, and butterfly kicks in level 5 while level 6 refines all the strokes previously taught, as well as flip turns, springboard diving and rescue techniques. Classes are held Monday thru Friday of each session.
Class Times (Below)
Session 1 June 4-15
Session 2 June 18-29
Session 3 July 9-20
Session 4 July 23-August 3
Session 5 August 6-17
AQUATIC CENTER Fort Youth Triathlon (Ages 7-14) Swim, bike or run your way down to the Parks and Rec. Office to register for the 11th annual Fort Youth Triathlon. Every child will be scored and timed professionally with the use of a disposable chip. AGE: 7-14 years old
DATE: Saturday, July 28
FEE: $30 first participant; $25 for each additional family participant (before July 1) $35 first participant; $30 for each additional family participant (July 1-July 24) $40 plus chip fee for all registrants on July 25-27 & race day REGISTRATION INCLUDES: Race packet, t-shirt, chip, 1 day pool pass, entry into door prize drawing & finishers medal. SPECIAL NOTE: If you are interested in volunteering for this event, contact email@example.com. REGISTRATION FORM: Fill out special form at the Parks & Recreation Office, Aquatic Center or at the bottom of this page. Fort Atkinson Youth Triathlon
WE TRAIN (Ages 7-14) 11 classes to help train you for the youth triathlon. Wednesdays (5:30-6:30 p.m.) and Saturday mornings (9-10:30 a.m.) you will learn how to transition from each area, helpful tips and more. Goal setting, eating healthy, self-motivation and working hard in order to live a healthy lifestyle on their way to becoming a premier youth triathlete will also be covered. **NEW - Age 11-14 training program that will be geared for a more intense workout. AGE: 7-14 years old START DATE: Saturday, June 16 (Mandatory Parent Meeting FEE: $50 ($60 after June 20) 9:00-9:30 or 10:00-10:30) NOTE: WE TRAIN includes registration for the Fort Youth Triathlon No training on July 4 REGISTRATION FORM: Fill out special form at the Parks & Recreation Office or bottom of page. Fill out and return to Parks and Rec Office - FORT YOUTH TRIATHLON REGISTRATION FORM Name:__________________________________________________________________________ Male
Address: ________________________________________________City: ____________________ State: _______ Zip:_________ Phone: ______________________________________ Date of Birth:________________________ Age on Race Day: __________ Email: _____________________________________________ Shirt Size: YS (6-8) YM (10-12) YL (14-16) AS AM AL AXL Is your child on a swim team: _________________________________
I am signing up for: WE Train
BASEBALL T-Ball & Blastball (Age 4, 5 or Kindergarten) Here’s your first chance to hit the BIG LEAGUES! Children are taught the proper techniques of throwing, catching, hitting and running the bases. Early in the season, a low-key fun style game called Blastball will be used to teach the fundamentals. Instructional games will be played the rest of the season. Safety balls are used so players may gain confidence more quickly. Players should provide their own glove, however a limited number of gloves will be available at the site. This program includes a special evening session on Friday, July 20 called “Evening at the Ball Park” that will have a parents versus kids game under the lights at Memorial Park. AGES: 4, 5 & Current Kindergarten LOCATION: Memorial Park FEE: $25 (includes a t-shirt...$30 after June 1) (behind Armory) STARTS: June 11 (Mon. & Wed.) ENDS: July 20 June 12 (Tue. & Thur.) NO CLASS: July 2, 3, 4, 5 SPECIAL REGISTRATION NOTE: Min: 10 per session Max: 20 per session Course# TBALL-1 TBALL-2 TBALL-3 TBALL-4
Day (Age/Grade) Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Tuesday & Thursday Tuesday & Thursday
Time 10:00-10:45 a.m. 11:00-11:45 a.m. 10:00-10:45 a.m. 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Evening T-Ball Camp (Currently Age 4, 5 or Kindergarten) Basics of T-ball will be covered the first two nights, with an emphasis on hitting, throwing, fielding, and baserunning. The final night, will be small sided games where we will use parents to help assist the camp staff. AGES: 4 & 5 & Current Kindergarten LOCATION: Memorial Park FEE: $15 (includes a t-shirt…$20 after July 20) (behind Armory) PROGRAM DATES: August 6, 7, 8 SPECIAL REGISTRATION NOTE: Max: 40 per session. Course # TBALL-PM5
Days of the Week Mon, Tue, Wed (Aug 6, 7, 8)
Time 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous One of Fort Atkinson’s Memorial Weekend traditions is the 25th annual Fort Koshkonong Rendezvous Stockade History Days in Rock River Park. This years theme is “Tools of the Trade”. Watch live demonstrations and competitions including tomahawk toss, archery and shooting range, fire starting and more. The public is invited to attend on Saturday May 26 (9am - 5pm) and Sunday May 27 (9am - 4pm). Admission is $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for children (ages 5-12)
BASEBALL Coach Pitch Baseball (Currently in Grade 5K & 1 & 2) One last stop before you join the Youth Baseball or Girls Softball evening leagues (see page 12). Games will become more competitive as players get to hit off our staff “aces”. Following a two week training program - where players will practice the basics of throwing, fielding, base running and hitting - it is time to PLAY BALL!!! Then teams will be formed and games begin June 25 or 26. Team defense, base running and hitting will be emphasized during the ball games. Safety baseballs are used during the drills and games. Players should bring their own gloves and hat (some gloves will be available from the Parks & Rec. Dept.) Games will be played at the same time and days that you sign up for. Any current 2nd grader not interested in playing with Fort Youth Baseball evening league may participate in Coach Pitch. This program includes a special evening session on Friday, July 20 called “Evening at the Ball Park” that will have a parents versus kids game under the lights at Memorial Park. GRADES: Currently in Grade K, 1 & 2 FEE: $25 (includes a t-shirt...$30 after June 1) LOCATION: Memorial Park STARTS: June 11 (Mon. & Wed.) ENDS: July 20 June 12 (Tue. & Thur.) NO CLASS: July 2, 3, 4, 5 SPECIAL REGISTRATION NOTE: Min: 10 per session Max: 20 per session Course # CPITCH-1 CPITCH-2
Days Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday
Time 12:15-1:15 p.m. 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday Tuesday & Thursday
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. 1:15 - 23:15 p.m.
Evening Coach Pitch Camp (Currently in Grade 5K, 1st & 2nd) If the daytime Coach Pitch program doesn’t fit your schedule, try our 3 night camp. First two nights will cover all the fundamentals to be successful in baseball or softball. The final night, we will split the campers up into small sided games and use parents to help the camp staff during the game. GRADES: Current Grades 5K, 1 & 2 LOCATION: Memorial Park FEE: $15 (includes a t-shirt…$20 after July 20) (behind Armory) PROGRAM DATES: August 6-7-8 SPECIAL REGISTRATION NOTE: Max: 40 per session. Course # CPITCH-PM5
Days of the Week Mon, Tue, Wed (Aug 6, 7, 8)
Time 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Acknowledgments Thanks to the following... Pictures in the 2018 Summer Brochure were taken by: Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Staff, Brenda Reed, Natasha Steenbergen, & Josh Smith. Thanks to WFAW AM-940 & Jefferson County Daily Union for promoting activities and events.
TENNIS Youth Tennis Lessons (Ages 3-Adult)
Tennis Lesson FAQ Class Fees $40-$80 Session 1 (10 classes) $40-$80 Session 2 (10 classes) Location Rock River Tennis Courts Session 1 Dates June 13-July 18 No class July 4 Session 1 Tournament Date July 20 Session 2 Dates July 23 - August 22 Session 2 Tournament Date August 24
** Tennis Lessons taught by Premier Tennis Staff** Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Department and Premier Tennis & Fitness out of Janesville are working together to bring top notch professional tennis lessons to Fort Atkinson area children and adults. Skills that will be covered consist of serving, forehand, backhand, and footwork, along with learning the rules of the game and how to keep score. All equipment will be provided. Barry Hankel - 3 time All-Conference Player at UW-Green Bay has been teaching tennis for 14 years. He has had well over a hundred students qualify for the state tournament, and many that have gone on to play at the college level. Barry, the Tennis Director at PTF, will be overseeing the program.
Tournament Dates **Held at Premier Tennis & Fitness ** The Parks and Rec Tournament is included in your cost of the youth tennis lessons. This is a great opportunity to show what you have learned each session by competing in a tournament against players from the Janesville, Whitewater, Beloit, Stoughton, Oregon and Milton Parks & Rec youth tennis programs. Points will be awarded at each tournament to each city based on attendance and success in the games/matches played. There will be prizes given out to the Parks & Rec program with the most points accumulated during the tournament as well as prizes given out to individual winners. Premier Tennis & Fitness is located at 3410 Bell Street in Janesville (behind Target).
Class Description Age 3-6: Using Quick Start approach, children are taught using balls that bounce lower and donâ€™t move as fast so they are easier to hit. Age 7-9: Students will further develop tennis strokes, groundstrokes and volleys and the serve. Footwork drills and point playing will be introduced. Age 9-13: Students will refine stroke mechanics with major emphasis on improving the consistency and accuracy of groundstrokes, volleys, overheads and learning the rules of the game. Age 13-18: This group is designed for high school players or advanced middle schoolers. Drills become more intense and focused on strategy, point play for singles and doubles. Adult: See page 21 for more information
CLASS SCHEDULE Course # AGE 3-6 AGE 7-9 AGE 9-13 AGE 13-18 ADULT
Days of the Week Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Wed
Time 1:00-1:45 1:45-2:30 2:30-4:00 4:00-5:30 5:30-6:30
Cost per session $40 (S1) $40 (S2) $40 (S1) $40 (S2) $80 (S1) $80 (S2) $80 (S1) $80 (S2) $30 (S1) $30 (S2)
CAMPS Girls & Boys Volleyball Camp (Grades 4-9) Our volleyball camp is Co-Ed!!! Both boys and girls will be led through the direction of
coach Nicole Boos and her staff. You will learn the touch of passing the ball, setting the ball softly and the techniques for swinging for the perfect spike! How about finally succeeding with the overhand serve? Team defense will also be introduced. Our four day volleyball camp, which includes a t-shirt, will “set” you in the right direction. Grades 7-8-9 Contest Winners
GRADES: Entering Grades 4-9 LOCATION: Fort Municipal Gymnasium STARTS: Monday, July 30 ENDS: Thursday, August 2 Grades Time Fee entering Grades 7-8-9 9:00-Noon $30 ($40 after July 13) entering Grades 4-5-6 1:00-3:00 p.m. $20 ($30 after July 13) MAXIMUM CAMP SIZE: 40 (girls or boys) per session. Grades 4-5-6 Contest Winners
Warhawk Basketball Camp (Grades 1 - 8) 2012 & 2014 DIII NATIONAL CHAMPIONS- UW-Whitewater led by Men’s Head Basketball Coach Pat Miller, Assistant Coaches & UW-Whitewater players, will guide you as you learn the secrets of great shooting, dribbling and passing from this talented staff. Grades 1-4 will utilize lower hoops and use contests & games to develop skills, while Grades 5-8 will focus on extensive fundamental work with 5-on-5 game competition. Cost includes camp instruction & reversible jersey. Learn from Champions - at the Warhawk Basketball Camp! DATES: July 11-12-13 Grades Entering Grades 1-4 Entering Grades 5-8
DEADLINE: June 29 ($10 late fee) Time 12:00-1:15p.m. 1:30-3:30p.m.
Fee/Location $30 @ Municipal Gym $40 @ Municipal Gym
All-Star Shooting Camp (Grades 3-8) Attend this camp and you will become a better shooter and offensive player! Designed entirely on improving your shooting preparation, technique, and scoring options - this camp will utilize instruction, individual and group shooting drills, and contests that the best shooters put to use. Participants receive a booklet that describes key shooting reminders from the Pro Shot Shooting System and at-home drills and a camp t-shirt. DATE: Mondays, June 18 & 25 Grades Entering Grades 3-4-5-6-7-8 LOCATION: Fort Municipal Gymnasium
Time 12:30-2:00 p.m.
DEADLINE: June 8 (after this date $15)
YOUTH PROGRAMS Lacrosse (Entering Grades 3-8) Learn how to play the fastest growing sport in the United States - Lacrosse. You will learn how to catch and throw the ball with the stick, run with the ball in the stick, and how to shoot and score goals. Lacrosse will meet at the Kiwanis Youth Football Fields, behind the Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center. Every day, you will learn some new rules and put it all together in a low-key game on the final day. Lacrosse 2 will play games starting the second day. DATES: Aug 13-16 (Monday-Thursday) Raindate: Aug 17 LOCATION: Kiwanis Youth Football Fields FEE: $20 (includes shirt â€Ś $25 after Aug 1) MIN / MAX #: 10 / 30 SESSION & TIME: Lacrosse 1: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (Beginners) Lacrosse 2: 11:00-Noon (1 year or more of Lacrosse)
Girls Fast Pitch Softball League (Grades 3 - 8) All games are played in Fort at the JF Luther Softball Fields. Practices will take place in May and during the season. Grades 3-5, which play on Monday & Thursday nights, with no walks to increase action in the field. Grades 6-8, which play on Tuesday & Wednesday nights, may use a windmill fast pitch and will resemble the rules used in high school games, with some modifications. Roster batting is used and all players will play in the field for every game. **League games may begin June 4 and conclude on July 25 with play-offs July 26, 30, 31, August 1 A mandatory evaluation will be held in the Municipal Building Gymnasium: Friday, May 11 *Current 3rd Graders 12:45-1:30 p.m. *Current 4th Graders 1:30-2:15 p.m. *Current 5th Graders from 2:15-3:00 p.m. Friday May 4 *Current 6th Graders from 3:30-4:15 p.m. *Current 7th Graders from 4:15-4:45 *Current 8th Graders from 4:45-5:15 p.m. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. GAME DATES: Starts June 4 - Ends July 25 (play-offs July 26, 30, 31, Aug 1) GAMES TIMES: 5:00 or 6:30 p.m. LOCATION: JF Luther School Ball Diamonds FEE: $25 (includes visor) REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 20 (after this date $30) Once teams are formed on evaluation night, there is no guarantee for late registrations to be put on a team.
NOTES: Volunteer Coaches & Paid Umpires Needed (phone 563-7781). Practices will start week after evaluation dates.
Mascot Day at the Aquatic Center Bring your camera and snap photos of your children with plenty of the coolest and interesting mascots around! Some furry, some supersized, some well-known, and others youâ€™ll get to know! All will be at the Fort Aquatic Center on June 16 rain or shine. DATE: Saturday, June 16 TIME: 1:45-2:30 p.m. FEE: FREE admission to the Aquatic Center 1:30 - 2:00 LOCATION: Fort Atkinson Aquatic Center
YOUTH PROGRAMS Fort Youth Center (Grades 6 - 8) (DURING SUMMER VACATION 5th GRADERS (2017-2018 School Year) MAY JOIN FOR $5) Hey Middle School kids, looking for a cool place to hang out during the dog days of summer? Stop by the air conditioned Youth Center at the Municipal Building. And starting June 8, kids currently in 5th grade may come to the Youth Center by purchasing a $5 summer-only pass! Video games, Cable/DVD Television room, get involved in gymnasium games (dodgeball, capture the flag and more), laser tag, and dances are all part of the Youth Center experience. Open five days a week during summer vacation. Get the latest monthly calendar featuring special events and dances available on the Facebook page (Fort Atkinson Youth Center). Grades: 6-8 (Summer - Grade 5 can also come) based on 2017-2018 LOCATION: Municipal Building (Rec. Entrance) FEE: $5 for Summer Season Pass (good from June 8-August 31) or $2 per day / $3 per dance HOURS: Monday - Friday Noon-4:00p.m. (Note: No additional pass needed if you have 2017-2018 season pass)
Since opening in April 1999, 127,062 youth in grades 6-7-8 have utilized the Youth Center!
Fort Atkinson Youth Center
FORMAL DANCE 339 middle school age students attended the annual Formal Dance on February 17. Over 350 canned goods were donated to the Fort Atkinson Food Pantry. Formal Dance is co-sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Optimist Club.
2018-2019 Youth Center Passes can be purchased ($15) after August 1 at the Parks & Rec Office.
SELF-DEFENSE SHOTOKAN SELF-DEFENSE KARATE (Ages 3 - Adult) Sensei Patricia Bolton, Shidoin 3rd degree black belt, leads our program. She has been practicing martial arts for over 20 years, and has trained under our former dojo instructor, Sensei Brad Wells since 2004 and has run numerous womenâ€™s self-defense classes. Each summer session runs for four weeks and Sensei Bolton and her staff will teach the techniques of Shotokan Karate, but also improve coordination, discipline and respect. Various skill levels are offered for youth including one for new kids to the program. FEE: $20 or $35 per 4 week session LOCATION: Municipal Building Gymnasium (Note: Pre-K, Rookie 1 & Beginner 1 is $20) LEVELS & TIMES: PRE-K - Ages 3 & 4 (Max of 5) Tuesdays OR Thursdays 11:15-11:45 a.m. ROOKIE 1 - Ages 5-9 & new to our Karate school (Max of 5) Tuesdays ONLY 4:30-5:00 p.m. BEGINNER 1 - Ages 8+ or Instructor Approval (Max of 15) Tuesdays ONLY 5:00-5:30 p.m. BEGINNER 2 - Ages 8+ or Instructor Approval (Max of 15) Tuesdays 5:00-5:30 & Thursdays 3:30-4:00 CONTINUING 1 - Instructor Approval (Max of 25) Tuesdays 5:30-6:15 & Thursdays 4:00-4:45 p.m. CONTINUING 2 13- - Instructor Approval (Max of 25) Tuesdays 5:45-6:30 & Thursdays 4:30-5:15 p.m. CONTINUING 2 13+ - Instructor Approval (Max of 25) Tuesdays 6:15-7:00 & Thursdays 5:00-5:45 p.m. ADULT - Age 16 + Tuesdays 7:30-8:15 p.m. & Thursdays 5:45-6:30 p.m. WEAPONS - Instructor Approval Only - Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 p.m. (Add $10 to your class fee) SESSION 4: June 5 through June 28 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) No Class July 3 & 5 SESSION 5: July 10 through August 2 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) SESSION 6: August 7 through August 30 (Tuesdays & Thursdays) No PRE-K
Deadline: May 25 Deadline: June 29 Deadline: July 27
KARATE SUMMER CAMPS (Ages 3 - 18) Each camp is 2 hours each day and spread throughout the summer. LOCATION: Municipal Building Dance Room #2 MINIMUM #/CAMP: 5 MAXIMUM #/CAMP: 12 CAMP #1: The Heian Katas: Focused look at all 5 Heian Katas. June 19, 21, 26, 28 1:00-3:00. Beginner 1 and up ($45) CAMP #2: Advanced Katas: Focus on Tekki, Bassai Dai, Jion and others. July 10, 12, 17, 19 1:00-3:00. Blue Belts+ ($45) CAMP #3: Drills and Bunkai: Various applicaions and drills from the katas. July 24, 26, 31, Aug. 2 1:00-3:00. Orange Belts+ ($45) CAMP #4: Testing Prep: Get ready to test for your next belt. Aug. 7, 9, 14, 16 10:00-12:00. Orange Belts+ ($45) CAMP #5: Say No to Bullying: Learn appropriate responses to bullying. Aug 21, 23 10:00-12:00 Age 5+ ($25) CAMP #6: Sparring: Work on strategies and techniques for free and point sparring. Aug 28, 30 10:00-12:00 Yellow-Red Belts ($25)
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MAIN STREET DANCE STUDIO Fort Parks & Recreation offers its popular dance classes for a limited 5 week summer run. Many of the favorites from the school year schedule will return including: Ballet and Creative Dance. Classes will be offered for ages 3 through 18 and will be held once a week at the Municipal Building Dance Rooms (now AIR CONDITIONED!). Full 24 week sessions will return in the Fall. For a complete dance class descriptions go to www.fortparksandrec.com. AGES: 3 & up FEE: $25-$40 (depending upon Class) (register early to avoid Max.)
LOCATION: Municipal Building Dance Rooms CLASS SIZES: Minimum of 6 Maximum of 10-20 (depending on class) NOTE: No Dance classes week of July 2
WEDNESDAYS (Session 1: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18) With Ms. Cindy (Dance Room 2) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Creative age 7, 8, 9 with Tumbling ($25) 4:45-5:30p.m. - Creative I ($25) 5:30-6:15p.m. - Creative II with Tumbling ($25) 6:15-7:15p.m. - Theatrical I/II ($40) THURSDAYS (Session 1: June 14, 21, 28, July 12, 19) With Ms. Cindy (Dance Room 2) 4:00-5:00p.m. - Ballet III & IV ($40) 5:00-6:00p.m. - Ballet V ($40) 6:00-6:45p.m. - Pointe ($35) 6:45-7:45p.m. - Hip Hop I & II with Tumbling ($40)
WEDNESDAYS (Session 1: June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18) With Ms. Emma (Dance Room 1) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Pre Ballet ($25) 4:45-5:30p.m. - Ballet I ($25) MONDAYS (Session 2: July 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20) (Dance Room 1) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Creative I ($25) With Ms. Zia 4:45-5:30p.m. - Creative II ($25) With Ms. Jenny TUESDAYS (Session 2: July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21) With Ms. Peighton (Dance Room 2) 5:00-5:45p.m. - Ballet II ($25) 5:45-6:30p.m. - Pre Hip Hop 1 & 2 ($25) WEDNESDAYS (Session 2: July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22) With Ms. Emma (Dance Room 1) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Pre Ballet ($25) 4:45-5:30p.m. - Ballet I ($25)
WEDNESDAYS (Session 2: July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22) With Ms. Cindy (Dance Room 2) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Creative age 7, 8, 9 with Tumbling ($25) 4:45-5:30p.m. - Creative I ($25) 5:30-6:15p.m. - Creative II with Tumbling ($25) 6:15-7:15p.m. - Theatrical I/II ($40) THURSDAYS (Session 2: July 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23) With Ms. Cindy (Dance Room 2) 4:00-5:00p.m. - Ballet III & IV ($40) 5:00-6:00p.m. - Ballet V ($40) 6:00-6:45p.m. - Pointe ($35) 6:45-7:45p.m. - Hip Hop I & II with Tumbling($40) MONDAYS (Session 1: June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16) (Dance Room 1) 4:00-4:45p.m. - Creative I ($25) With Ms. Jenny 4:45-5:30p.m. - Creative II ($25) With Ms. Zia
*NEW* POP-UP MASTER CLASSES Check out the Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Facebook page to see when the next 1-2 day class will happen throughout the summer. Instructors will include past and present teachers, and Fireside Dancers.
TUESDAYS (Session 1: June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17) With Ms. Peighton (Dance Room 2) 5:00-5:45p.m. - Ballet II ($25) 5:45-6:30p.m. - Pre Hip Hop 1 & 2 ($25)
BARRIE PARK SPECIAL EVENTS Fort Community Band Concerts (FREE!) Come to one of the best family events of the summer...as the Fort Atkinson Community Band performs five evenings at the Barrie Park Bandshell. All events are free of charge, but consider spending some change at the ice cream socials that start 60 minutes before the concert. In its 58th year of performing, the Fort Community Band selects a theme for each event. Seating is provided for about 100 - but they go fast! Consider bringing lawn chairs or picnic blankets and enjoy a concert in the park. If rain - concerts will be held at nearby Trinity Church. Join director, Wayne Crook and about 45 musicians for a night of music for all ages to enjoy.
Monday Band Concert Dates & Times June 18 - 7:30p.m. July 2 - 7:30 p.m. July 16 - 7:30 p.m. July 30 - 7:30 p.m. August 13 - 7:00 p.m.
6th Annual Fort Atkinson Summer Charity Concert Series (FREE!) Swing by Barrie Park after work to relax and have fun during the FA Summer Charity Concerts. Held on six Wednesday nights from June to August, local and regional bands will hit the Barrie Park Bandshell stage to entertain you and your friends. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, snacks, beverages, etc. Dates: June 6 - Rod Ellenbecker - Lily DeTaeye June 27 - Layers & Layers - Gabe Burdulis July 11 - Skyline Sounds - The Belle Weather July 25 - Driftless Music - Brothers Quinn August 8 - A Rose Among Thorns - Wade Root & Flashback August 22 - Euphoria - Altar Boy Picnic Admission: FREE
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m. Altar Boy Picnic
NOTE: As a result of the generous sponsorships and contributions in 2017, a total of $3,615 was donated to the Fort Atkinson Boys & Girls Club Torch Program & $7,000 was allocated in scholarships to Fort Atkinson High School Seniors. The 2018 series is being supported by twenty local, generous business donors and many in-kind donors. Funds from 2018 will continue to support BGC and the scholarship fund.
FA Summer Charity Concerts
JONES PARK SPECIAL EVENTS Jones Park (615 Janesville Avenue)
17th Annual Baseball Festival June 14-June 17 Thursday, June 14 * Carnival & Rides from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. ($20.00 Wristband Deal from 6:00-10:00 p.m.) * Baseball: Fort Atkinson Generals vs. Jefferson Blue Devils (Home Talent Night League game) & Consolation Game of Generals Tournament (6:15 & 8:30) Friday, June 15 * Carnival & Rides from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m. ($20.00 Wristband Deal from 6:00-10:00 p.m.) * Baseball: Championship and 3rd Place Game of Fort Generals Tournament (6:15 & 8:30 p.m.) Saturday, June 16 * Double Elimination Bags Toss Tournament 10:30 a.m. registration * Fort K-9 Unit Demonstration at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. * Baseball: Fort Youth Baseball Games @ 11:00 & 1:00 * Softball: Battle of the Civil Servants - Fort FD/PD vs. Jefferson FD/PD 3:30 * Baseball: Home Talent Home Run Hitting Contest 5:30 p.m. * Carnival & Rides from Noon - 10:00 p.m. ($20.00 Wristband Deal from 12:00-4:00 p.m. & 6:00-10:00 p.m.) * Music: SUPERTUESDAY 7:00-11:00 p.m. Sunday, June 17 * Baseball: Fort Atkinson Generals vs. Utica (Home Talent) at 12:00 p.m. Cambridge Blues vs. Clinton Orioles (Home Talent) at 3:30 p.m. * Carnival & Rides from Noon - 5:00 p.m. ($20.00 Wristband Deal from 12:00-4:00 p.m.)
For your infoâ€Ś.
Historic Jones Park plays host to Home Talent Generals & Youth Teams For over 125 years, baseball has graced the corner of Janesville Avenue & 6th Street at historic Jones Park. The Fort Atkinson Generals, perennial play-off performers in the Home Talent League, play wood bat baseball primarily on Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons throughout the spring and summer. VFW Teeners and Senior Hawks high school age teams fill out the summer schedule. Admission is free for all games and affordable, delicious concessions are available with proceeds benefiting area teams and ball park improvements. To check the summer game schedule go to the web site: www.fortgenerals.com
** Games and activities are subject to change.
Fort Community Cruise Nights Car Show 15th anniversary for the Cruise Night Car Show! On Displayâ€Ś Vintage & Modified Classic Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles & More! Free Admission with concessions available on the following Monday Nights from 5:30-8:30 p.m. * May 14
* June 11
* July 9
* August 13
PARK RENTALS PARK RENTAL INFORMATION Looking for a place to hold the family reunion, concerts, graduation confirmation celebrations or company gathering? Try one of these picnic sites below. Prices are for daily rentals, except for Haumerson’s Pond Warming Shelter.
Rotary Pavilion (Rock River Park) In a secluded picnic area just 100 yards from the Fort Aquatic Center, the sparkling pavilion has space for nearly 150 people. Over 250 people may be accommodated if using picnic tables in the shaded areas around the shelter. Kitchen preparation area, numerous electric outlets and a serving line shelf are located on the pavilion. The pavilion is served by restrooms, specifically for picnic rentals. Have your next gathering at the crown jewel of Rock River Park - the Rotary Pavilion. Fee: $75 for individual public rentals + $20 deposit
Fort Clubhouse (Rock River Park) **Newly Renovated** A lodge-like building features indoor seating for 75, a kitchen with a stove and refrigerator, renovated indoor restrooms, fire pit and a beautiful view of wooded Rock River Park. Fee:
$125 + $50 deposit
PICNIC KITS AVAILABLE FOR RENT Want to keep your party guests busy or need some games for your child's birthday party? Consider renting some game “toys” to challenge your guests. Items include ring toss, bean bag toss, bocce, ping pong toss and horseshoes. KIT FEE: 1-3 items: $10 4-7 items: $15
Jones Park Lions Shelter This shelter is located near horse shoe pits, sand volleyball and playground. Groups up to 75 can be accommodated. Restrooms, grills, lighted shelter and electrical outlets are available. Fee: $35 + $20 deposit
Ralph Park Lions Shelter Another shelter that accommodates 75 people - it is located in the heart of the park’s restroom, playground, and ball diamonds. Electrical outlets are located throughout the shelter for set-up flexibility along with a grill. Excellent lighting will handle those evening picnics. Fee: $35 + $20 deposit
Ralph Park Corner Shelter Located away from the majority of park traffic, this shelter with electrical outlets, lights, a grill and a serving countertop meets the needs of groups numbering 75. A playground, restrooms, basketball court and ball diamonds are within 75 yards of the shelter. Fee: $35 + $20 deposit
TABLE AND CHAIR RENTAL If you are holding a family picnic, graduation party or garage sale and you need extra chairs and tables, the Fort Atkinson Parks and Recreation Department may be able to complete your event. Folding chairs (at $.50 per chair) and 8 foot tables ($4 each) are available. Reservations are necessary due to demand. Call the Parks and Recreation office at 563-7781 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon & 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Haumerson’s Pond Warming Shelter Located next to Haumerson’s Pond & Bark River, this shelter can seat up to 26 people in the upper level. Price is for a 4 hour block. Fee: 1-35 people = $1 per person 36-50 people = $50 51-75 people = $75 76+ people = $150
WHEELS PARK HELP US BUILD A WHEELS PARK IN FORT ATKINSON
The proposed 6,000 square foot Wheels Park, located in Ralph Park, would have a highest ramp of 6 feet and rails as low as 1 foot, an Open Bowl and 14 other challenges between 1.5 to 5 feet high. Spectator seating, shade trees & structure and drinking fountain are all part of the concrete Wheels Park. It was designed by 100 area skate/bike enthusiasts and our goal is construction in 2019. To contribute, please use the form below. If you need more information or to have a presentation by our Fundraising Coordinator Ben Roehl, please call Ben at (920) 723-4281 or Fort Parks & Rec. at (920) 563-7781. More information is also available on our website: fortparksandrec.com Name: _____________________________________________________________ Address: _________________________________________________________ City:____________________________________
Business Name (if applicable): __________________________________________________ DONATION AMOUNT: $___________
(Any Amount Helps!) $250+ recognized at donor sign at Wheels Park
Please Make Checks Payable to:
F.A.C.F. Wheels Park
c/o Fort Community Foundation
244 N. Main St.
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER Fort Senior Center 307 Robert Street Phone: 563-7773 Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:00
Currently in its 38th year of operation, the Fort Atkinson Senior Citizens Center provides social, nutritional, instructional and leisure for our older citizens. There is no membership fee - the Center is tax supported and receives additional funding from the United Way, Senior Citizens Inc. Committee & other donors. The nutrition site provides well-balanced meals five days a week for a nominal fee. A monthly newsletter, The Quill is available at the Senior Citizen Center or online at: www.fortparksandrec.com/pages/senior-center.php The center features an exercise room, computer room, craft room and a commons area while other seniors take advantage of instructional programs including painting, wood carving, knitting and computers. Other activities include movie days, board games and table games, speakers, meetings, dances and wellness activities. There is also dartball, Nintendo Wii bowling, card tournaments including progressive euchre, 500, Texas Holdâ€™em, bridge and sheepshead. Trips across the state, Midwest and country are also offered. To set up a tour of the Center or to try any of these activities please call the Fort Senior Center at 563-7773.
Chris Nye - Senior Center Director
Nintendo Wii Bowling
Daily Schedule Monday - Wii Bowling (9 am), Knitting (9 am), Woodcarving (9 am), Cribbage (1 pm), Rosemailing (1 & 5:30 pm) Tuesday - Strong Women Class (8 am), Canasta (9 am), Exercise (9:15 am), Euchre (12:30 pm) Wednesday - Gentle Yoga (10 am), Quilters Group (12:30 pm), Bingo (12:30 pm 2nd & 4th Wed) Thursday - Strong Women Class (8 am), Texas Holdâ€™em (9 am), 500 (1 pm), Ping Pong (1 pm) Friday - Dartball (9 am), Painting (9 am), Sheepshead (1 pm)
Monthly Special Events
(Most classes are 8 weeks long) Fees are subject to change * Strong Women ($40) * Gentle Yoga ($35) * Tuesday Exercise (Free) * Yoga ($35)
(Check the Quill for dates and times)
* Bingo - Sponsored by Badger Basement & Sienna Crest * Movies - Sponsored by Family Video * Card Making Class - Sponsored by Reena * Day and Overnight Trips
Fort Atkinson Senior Center
ADULT RECREATION Fit With Fran (Aerobics & Conditioning) Morning workouts in the Municipal Building are sure to get you into shape, give you confidence and give you energy for the day. The Spring Session runs April 30 through June 21; Summer Session runs June 25 through September 6 and Fall Session is September 10 through November 1. Fran Leslie, an energetic and experienced lead instructor, will make you feel welcome. Participants will need a floor mat or towel, hand held weights and a water bottle. Fran offers two versions of aerobics and conditioning. Cardio-Pump-Burn calories and get fit with this traditional style aerobics program. Warm-up begins with a low level aerobic movement that gradually builds through the 40 minute workout. Heart rate decreases with a cool down program including an upper body workout. Class concludes with a 15 minute floor segment of abdominal, hip, and thigh exercises, stretching and relaxation. Participants will build stamina, increase body strength and flexibility while releasing stress. Monday - 8:15 a.m. Tuesday - 9:15 a.m. Wednesday - 8:15 a.m. Thursday - 9:15 a.m. (Fee is $53 per session) Body Pump-This exercise class is designed to improve your strength, flexibility and tone. The 35-40 minute class includes warm-up, upper body strengthening, abdominal / hip / thigh and buttock workouts, stretch and relaxation. Monday - 9:15 a.m. Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. Thursday - 8:30 a.m. (Fee is $40 per session)
BOTH CLASS SPECIAL â€Ś. Save $20 - Register for both classes for just $73.
ADULT TENNIS LESSONS
Fort Atkinson Pickleball Want to learn this new game that is part badminton, part tennis but easier on the body? Want to find a pick up game? Fort Atkinson Pickleball group meets at Rock River Park Tennis Courts #7 & 8 on Thursdays from 12:30-2:00 and Saturday 8:3011:30 a.m., weather permitting.
Taught by the tennis professionals from Premier Tennis & Fitness Facility in Janesville, this class is open to all levels of play. All levels are welcome from Beginner to Advanced. Drills will work on technique, strategy, and point play. Drills will be fast paced and keep you moving.
Fort Atkinson Pickleball
Fort Atkinson Tennis Association
LOCATION: Rock River Park Tennis Courts
DATES: Session 1: June 13-July 18 (Wed) 5 days Session 2: July 25 -August 22 (Wed) 5 days
Adult players seeking league play will have two opportunities through FATA. Beginning the week of June 4 from 6:00-8:00p.m. Mondays nights are single and doubles play for both men and women, while Wednesdays are set as an intermediate level mixed doubles league.
TIMES: 5:30-6:30 p.m. FEE: $30 / session
NOTE: Players will be separated on the courts by ability Equipment will be provided if needed.
If bad weather happens to cancel an event, it will be posted: * FACEBOOK - Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation * TWITTER - @Fort_Parks_Rec * RAINEDOUT.COM - Search for Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation. Follow directions to receive text or email notifications for Aquatic Center, T-Ball/Coach Pitch, Dance & Karate, Adult Leagues.
OTHER FEATURES… BIKE TRAIL For 12 years, Fort Atkinson’s Glacial River Trail has allowed you to keep you car at home and walk, bike, rollerblade or push a stroller on an easy connection to Jones Park, downtown restaurants & shops, Janesville Ave. industries & your favorite ice cream shops! Fort’s 2.2 mile portion of the trail includes dusk to dawn lighting from N. Main St. to Klement St., trail markers, signs with points of interests, shelters, sculptures and nearly 200 trees. Combined with recent trail additions, the Glacial River Trail now reaches Janesville to the south and Jefferson to the north.
POPULAR ADDITIONS TO ROCK RIVER PARK Disc Golf: The 9-hole, par 33 Disc Golf Course at Rock River Park is located near the Fort Clubhouse at the end of the park road (Sinnissippi Drive). This disc course is a unique links style course among the tall grasses, rolling elevation and pines of Rock River Park. It was the inspiration of Nathan Tesch and our parks staff. A map of the hole is located at each tee box and high quality disc catching cages complete each hole. Many area businesses made financial contributions to fund this project. There is no fee to play. Archery Range: Experience one of the best public archery ranges in Wisconsin at the Paul Wiesmann Memorial Archery Range in Rock River Park. Highlights include: traditional and sand targets positioned at four varying distances, shooting area with both ground level and a 10-foot high elevated area (to replicate tree stands), seating and social gathering spot and an expanded parking lot. The upgrades were funded by the Fort Atkinson Wisconservation Club. There is no fee to use the range, but donations are encouraged at the on-site collection tube to allow more frequent target replacement .
HOW TO REGISTER … FOR FORT PARKS & REC. PROGRAMS By Mail - Mail in registration begins immediately. Simply use the
How to use Registration Form on Page 23
registration form on the following page or print a form off of our website. If registering by mail and paying by credit card, we will call you for your credit card information.
Step 1 *Complete registration form.
In Person - In person registration is now open at the Fort Parks & Recreation Department, weekdays from 8:00-Noon and 1:00-5:00 p.m. Beginning June 4 through August 31 the Parks & Rec office shifts to summer hours 8:00-Noon and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Payments/ Registration may also be dropped into the After Hours Drop Box located near the Municipal Building flag pole.
By Phone - Sorry, NO telephone registration is accepted.
Step 2 *Payment Methods : Cash, Checks made out to“City of Fort Atkinson” Credit Card (additional $3.55 processing fee) Step 3 *Mail or drop off completed registration form and payment to Fort Atkinson Parks & Recreation Office
Group Lessons - Session 1 2 3 4 5 (Circle One) Time:____________ @$26 or $21 =
Parent/Baby Session 2 3 4
Aquatic Center Pass Total $________
Individual Pass - City of Fort Resident @ $35 Non City Resident @ $45
(Note: Early Bird Family Pass - $10 off if purchased by May 15)
Childrenâ€™s Names: 1.__________________Age:_______ Family Pass - City of Fort Resident @ $90
Adult Names (if getting passes) _________________ & _________________
AQUATIC CENTER SEASON PASS REGISTRATION
Group Lessons - Session 1 2 3 4 5 (Circle One) Time:____________ @$26 or $21 =
(Circle One) @ $16 or $13
Group Lessons - Session 1 2 3 4 5 (Circle One) Time:____________ @$26 or $21 =
Group Lessons - Session 1 2 3 4 5 (Circle One) Time:____________ @$26 or $21 =
Swimming Lessons First Name:
Class Name________ Day_____ Time _____ @$____=
Age: ____ Time: ________
@ $___ =
@ $___ =
All Star Shooting Camp T-Shirt Size:______
@ $5 =
Fit With Fran (Body $40 - Cardio $53 - Both $73)
Credit Cards accepted: MasterCard, Visa, Discover ($3.55 convenience fee)
Make checks payable to: CITY OF FORT
PAYMENT METHOD - CASH _____ CHECK _____ CREDIT CARD_____ +$3.55
@ $30 =
= Triathlon Age On July 28 ______ T-Shirt Size _____ @ $ WE Train Age on July 28 _______ T-Shirt Size _____ @ $50 =
Summer Pass Only 2017/2018 Grade:_______
Lacrosse Session 1 or 2 T-Shirt Size:______ Gr. ____ @ $20 =
Registration Form Total (Including Aquatic Center Passes)
ADULT - Other Programs First Name:
Youth Triathlon First Name:
Youth Center First Name:
Warhawk Basketball Camp Grades 1-4 T-Shirt Size___ @ $30 = Warhawk Basketball Camp Grades 5-8 T-Shirt Size___ @ $40 =
First Name: First Name:
@ $10 =
Volleyball Entering Gr. 4-5-6 T-Shirt Size:_____ Volleyball Entering Gr. 7-8-9 T-Shirt Size:______
Sport Camps First Name: First Name:
@ $20 = @ $30 =
@ $25 =
6 Belt: _______________ @ $__ =
Grade:________ (after 4/20, if space available +$5)
Girls Softball First Name:
@ $20 = Pre K Rookie I Beginner I Beg II Cont. I Cont. II 13- Cont. II 13+ Adult @ $35 = Session:________ Time:________ Day: ________
Session # 1 or 2
Session # 1 or 2
Shotokan Karate First Name:
Class Name________ Day_____ Time_____ @$____=
T-Ball or Coach Pitch 1 2 3 4 PM5 T-Shirt Size: ______ @$____=
Dance First Name:
T-Ball or Coach Pitch 1 2 3 4 PM5 T-Shirt Size: ______ @$____=
Tennis First Name:
2017-2018 Grade(s) of Participant(s): _____________________________
Baseball First Name:
Email Address (Dept. Use Only)_____________________________________________
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Last Name : __________________________________________________
30 N. Water St. - West
FORT PARKS & RECREATION - SUMMER REGISTRATION FORM
FALL YOUTH PROGRAMS
REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED BEGINNING ON AUGUST 20 (flag football & jr. poms) FLAG FOOTBALL (Grades K-3): Teams are formed by school and are coached by volunteer parents. Players get some technique training, practice plays and then play a low-key game every week. The 4-week league starts in September and concludes in October. Games are played at Fort High School on Saturday mornings. POM POMS/CHEERLEADING (Grades K-3): The Fort High School Dance Team will teach your daughters a halftime dance routine and cheers. The first half of the class will be spent in the High School Wrestling Room learning the halftime dance routine. The second half will be spent outside doing cheers for flag football players and fans. A special halftime routine and cheers will be held at the last flag football game in Blackhawk stadium. MAIN STREET DANCE STUDIO (Age 3 - 18): Nearly 30 different times and styles of classes are offered in this very popular program. Nearly 250 girls and boys perform ballet, hip hop, theatrical dance and more. The 24 week program (attend once a week) starts in late September and culminates with the Main Street Dance Studioâ€™s recital in May at UW-Whitewater Young Auditorium. SMALL FRY BASKETBALL (Grades 2 - 3): Using fun contests, obstacle courses, lowered basketball hoops and smaller basketballs, the Parks & Rec. staff puts youngsters through the basics of basketball. Starting the third week, low-key games are included and some basketball rules are introduced. This four week program begins in late October and concludes in late November. MINI DUNKERS & JR. SMALL FRY BASKETBALL (Grades K & 1): Held at the High School after our popular Small Fry Basketball program - kids will learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot on lowered hoops while using smaller basketballs. This four week program will start in late October and finish in late November. GIRLS & BOYS BANTAM VOLLEYBALL (Grades 4-5-6): You will learn serving, setting, passing, and spiking. Drills and contests will get you to improve your game. GIRLS SMASH VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE (Grades 6-7-8): Spend one week on fundamentals and the rest of the program playing matches in a league and tournament setting. WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS (Ages 4/5 & Kindergarten): Each week you will learn a different sport through contests and mini games in a non-competitive atmosphere. Enthusiastic instructors will teach the basic fundamentals in the sports of baseball, basketball, flag football and soccer. Safety equipment and mini balls are used each week in all sports. At the end of each day, the future Blackhawks will get to try on equipment which the high school teams wear. Grade 3-4-5-6 Basketball League (Grades 3 & 4 OR 5& 6): Fort Atkinson teams will play against Jefferson, Johnson Creek, and Palmyra basketball teams on Saturdays in January & February. Group practices in November, with team practices running December, January, February. Volunteer coaches are needed.