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Recreation Guide

Fall 2011 August-September-October-November

Inside this issue: Fall Events

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Registration

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Parent Tot

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Early Childhood

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Youth

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Teen and Adult

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Special Needs

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Adults 55+

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Rosters and payment due by September 20 Men’s Open, Co-Ed Open Divisions Entry Fee $250 + $25 ASA Fee (if not already sanctioned in 2011) Tournament T’s & Gift Cards Spooky Slug Fest Softball Tournament October 15th Men’s Open and Co-Ed Open

Call the Gilbert Community Services Department at (480) 503-6200 for questions or website at: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm

Registration Deadline– October 11th Entry Fee $250+$25 ASA Fee* ASA Fee is only needed for teams that have not yet been sanctioned in 2011

GILBERT’S YOUTH FISHING DAY Take a child fishing! This is a great opportunity to spend the morning fishing with family or to bring a young angler that would enjoy the experience! Participants do not need to have a valid urban fishing license during the time of the event! Just check-in that morning with one of the volunteers before fishing.

WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 2011 WHERE: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, (located at the southeast corner of Greenfield and Guadalupe)

TIME: 8am-Noon

Interested in volunteering for this event? Contact: Mary Hahn, Recreation Coordinator at (480)-503-6242.

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This community event is FREE of charge, come and join us for a great morning of fishing. The Arizona Game & Fish Department will loan fishing gear and bait to the first 100 participants who do not have equipment of their own.


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Softball Tournament Don’t be left in the dust…. Get your teams together for 2 weekends of fun in the sun Softball!!

November 12 Co-Ed Upper and Co-Ed Lower Divisions Locations: Freestone Park & Skyline Complex

12 to 10pm Freestone Park

Men’s Upper, Intermediate and Lower Divisions and Women’s Open Division

Live Bands and Entertainment

Locations: Big League Dreams, Freestone Park and Skyline Park

Rides– Food- vendors–

Fee: $325 +

Aquarium-Costume parade

$25 ASA Sanction Fee per team

Fun for the whole Family

November 19-20

(if not already sanctioned in 2011) Registration Deadline: Rosters & Payment Co-Ed Upper/Lower: Nov. 3

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Registration Dates Gilbert Resident On-Line, Mail-In and Touch-Tone Registration Begins 7am-August 2, 2011 Walk-In Registration Begins 7am - August 8, 2011

Non-Gilbert Resident On-Line, Touch-Tone, Walk-In and Mail-In Registration Begins 7am-August 8, 2011

How to Register On-Line Registration 1. In order to register through On-line registration, you will need a main contact client number, a family PIN number and a credit card. 2. If you do not have a main contact client number and a family PIN number, please call (480) 503-6200. 3. Visit www.GilbertRecreation.com to register On-line. Payments can be made with a Visa, Master Card or American Express

Mail-In Registration– Forms available for download on website After selecting the classes you wish to register for, then: • Only one person per registration form. Forms may be photocopied. • Enter the class code along with other required information, i.e. name of class. • Be sure to sign the assumption of risk waiver in ink. • Registration fees must be submitted with registration form. • Your registration form is an application; it does not assure placement in a class. • If your class choices are full, you will be placed on a wait list for that class.

Touch-Tone Registration If you do not have a main contact client number, individual client numbers and a family PIN, please call (480) 503-6200. 2. After calling Touch-Tone registration, (480) 503-6225, follow the recorded prompts to register for your selected classes. 3. Your registration is not complete until you enter your credit card information for payment. Payments should be made with a Visa, Master Card or American Express.

Walk-In Registration Registration forms may be dropped off in person Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm to the Community Services Department, 90 E. Civic Center Drive. For directions please call (480) 503-6200 *Refund Information– Requests for refunds for classes/programs must be received prior to 6pm, August 22, 2011.

Registration and Program Center Hours Community Center (CC) 480-503-6290 130 N. Oak Street Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm

Community Services Main Office

Freestone Recreation Center (FRC)

McQueen Park Activity Center (MPAC)

Southeast Regional Library

480-503-6200 (Registration Only)

480-503-6202

480-503-6294

1141 E. Guadalupe Road

510 N. Horne Street

Monday-Friday 5:15am-10pm

Monday-Friday 8am-9pm

(Program center only unable to accept registration)

Saturday

Saturday

7am-9pm

9:30am-5pm

Sunday 10am-5pm

Sunday Closed

90 E. Civic Center Drive

Friday 8am-6pm

Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm

Saturday

Closed Friday-Sunday

9am-1pm Sunday

775 N Greenfield Rd Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 1pm-5pm

9am-1pm

Holiday Hours September 5th Community Center, Community Services Main Office, McQueen Park Activity Center and Southeast Regional Library will all be closed September 5th.

Freestone Recreation Center Facility Hours: 10am-5pm Rockwall Hours: 12-4:30pm Kiddy Korner: Closed

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No Drop-In Fitness Classes


Registration Reminders · If you are on a waitlist for a class, and an opening becomes available, you will be contacted by the Community Services Department. · Community Services Department is committed to being fair and equitable to all participants, therefore we are unable to make exceptions to any class policies. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. · The Town of Gilbert has the right to cancel, postpone, combine classes, change rooms and/or instructors at any time.

Returned Check Policy A $25 service charge will be assessed on returned checks.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The Town of Gilbert complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For accommodations, please call 503-6200.

Scholarships A scholarship program is available to help economically disadvantaged children. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship for your child(ren), please call the Gilbert CAP office at (480) 892-5331. They are located at 1140 N. Gilbert Rd. Ste. 109, Gilbert, AZ 85234.

Class Guidelines For your child's safety, children must be accompanied into the facility as well as to and from the classroom. Participants should dress appropriately according to the type of class they are registered for. Tights/leotards and or loose clothing is recommended for dance/movement classes. Closed-toe shoes are a must for all classes. Parents of children wearing diapers or pull-ups must remain in the facility during their child's class. For all Parent/Tot classes, only registered participant and parent are allowed in the classroom. Siblings, including infants, unless registered, are not allowed in classroom. Parents do not need to register but will be required to sign a waiver of liability on the first day of the session. Only registered participants may remain in the classroom once class has started. Parents, family members and friends are asked to wait outside the classroom quietly while class is in session. If a participant is in need of a caregiver to remain in the classroom during class hours, prior approval must be obtained by the program coordinator before registration. Non-Registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. A participant will be allowed to register for a class as long as the participant reaches the required age anytime during the session, unless otherwise stated in the class description. Photos & Videos of Participants: The Town of Gilbert often takes pictures of participants in our programs. Some of these photos may be used for advertising in our publications and or other types of advertising. By registering you are granting permission to the Town of Gilbert to utilize these photos/videos as marketing and promotional material. Please Note: Class Instructor names are subject to change from what is published. For updated information please call the respective center.

Refunds & Cancellations *Refund Information– Requests for refunds for classes/programs must be requested prior to 6pm August 22, 2011. Unless otherwise noted in the program description. .

Please call (480) 503-6200 for more information.*

The Town of Gilbert has the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment. Early registration is encouraged to help prevent course cancellation. If a class or program is cancelled, participants will be notified one week prior to class start date (unless unforeseen circumstances arise) and offered an alternative choice, if available. If no alternative is available, a full refund or credit will be issued. Refund checks require 2-3 weeks processing time.

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PARENT -TOT

WIGGLE WORM ADVENTURES Clean, safe indoor play area Designed for children ages 5 years and younger Adult supervision required at all times MATS - HOOPS - BALLS - TUNNELS & so much MORE!! DAY/TIME: Available EVERY Friday 9-11am

ARTS AND CRAFTS LOCATION: McQueen Park Activity Center

SQUISHY, MESSY, STICKY ART-PARENT/TOT Dress down cuz you're gonna get MESSY using slime, paints, play dough, shaving cream and much, much more! Let your child make a BIG mess and leave the clean up to us! 2-5 YEARS 63297 F 9/2-11/4* 9-9:45am Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 10/14

MPAC

$51

DANCE TWINKLE TOES-PARENT/TOT Class is full of imagination and fun allowing you to interact with your child to introduce the fundamentals of dance techniques in ballet, tap and tumbling. Dance is about learning to nurture creative movement, follow directions, become aware of one’s body/surroundings and establish classroom etiquette. Great opportunity to let your little dancer build confidence and self esteem and take the first step to leaving your side! Soft soled dance shoes and tap shoes are recommended for your child but not required. 2-3.5 YEARS 63299

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8/29-10/31* 10:15-11am

MPAC

$38

Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 9/5 & 10/10 TAP BALLET AND TUMBLE-PARENT TOT Participants will learn tap, ballet, and tumbling at the most basic level with the help and guidance from their parent. This class is designed to develop motor skills, coordination, and self esteem. Tap and ballet shoes are recommended. Participants must be 2 years by the first day of class. 2-3 YEARS 63477 TH 9/1-11/3 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 10/13

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510 N. Horne St. COST: $1.50/resident and $2.25/non-resident

No registration necessary

For more information contact the center at: (480) 503-6294.


Session Dates: August 29-November 5 Make Up Week: November 7-12 Classes will not be held September 3rd -5th and October 10-14. *Unless otherwise noted in program description MOVEMENT ALL STAR KIDZ PARENT/TOT Your little one and will enjoy listening to music and the movement involved with dancing and playing with you by their side. They will learn to follow directions while improving motor skills and coordination. Lots of fun for your little one and a workout for you too! Desert Star Dance is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233.

PRESCHOOL ACADEMICS

1½-3 YEARS 63757

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9/12-10/24* 10-10:45am

DSD

$45

Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 10/10 BABIES IN MOTION-PARENT/TOT Little ones will explore by climbing up, down, under and over on child friendly equipment. Class gives your child the opportunity to express themselves through creative play to gain balance, coordination and social interaction. Music and props incorporated to give your little one a jumping good time!

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This class will prepare your child for preschool by reinforcing letters, numbers, shapes and colors with you by their side. Math, music, arts and crafts, science and playtime will all be part of our curriculum. We will end our class with story time and snacks. 2-3 YEARS 63303

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8/30-11/3*

9-10am

MPAC

$99

Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 10/11 & 10/13

1-2 YEARS 63300

GREAT STARTS-PARENT/TOT

8/30-11/1

9:15am-10am MPAC

$38

Instructor: Diana Hakes *No class 9/6 & 10/11 FUN & FITNESS-PARENT/TOT Get a fun workout with your little one using basic body movement and gross motor skills. Gain strength, flexibility and balance crawling/running up, down, over and through mats, parachutes, hoops and more! Take a walk back to your own childhood by participating in some of your favorite children songs and nursery rhymes. Develop creative abilities while focusing on social interaction. Class is wildly interactive with you by their side!

MAGICAL MORNINGS PARENT/TOT Mom and Dad guide your child along and come join the fun as you introduce your toddler to the basics of preschool. Art, music, pretend play and manipulative play are just a few of the activities that will be available. This class continues throughout the year with new activities each session. 2-3 YEARS 63246

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8/31-11/2*

10:30-11:30am CC

$51

Instructor: Susan Miller *No Class 10/12

18-24 MONTH 63301

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8/29-10/31* 9-9:45am

MPAC

$38

8/29-10/31* 10-10:45am

MPAC

$38

2-3 YEARS 63302

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Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 9/5 & 10/10

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MUSIC

FREE STORYTIME ADVENTURES WITH BEAR Grab your best stuffed friend and join us for stories, songs and fun. Each month we will set out on a new adventure through the pages of our books, creating story inspired crafts and celebrating with silly songs that may just make us get up and dance. Each month will feature a new story, inspired by a monthly theme. All ages welcome!

ABC MUSIC & ME-PARENT/TOT Come sing, dance, make music and learn! New theme and materials each session. Themes are “Carnival of Music” and “Around the Farm”. A $15 fee will be collected on the first day of class for the home kit, which includes a CD and music from class and a Family Guide. 2-4 YEARS 63758

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8/30-9/20 9:30-10:05am

SERL

$25

63759

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8/30-9/20 10:15-10:50am

SERL

$25

63760

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8/30-9/20 11-11:35am

SERL

$25

63761

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9/27-10/25* 9:30-10:05am

SERL

$25

63762

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9/27-10/25* 10:15-10:50am SERL

$25

63763

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9/27-10/25* 11-11:35am

$25

SERL

Instructor: Colleen Rogers *No class 10/11 KINDERMUSIK FAMILY TIME-MOVIN’ & GROOVIN’

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This class brings children of all ages together for musical and developmental learning in a fun family environment. At each weekly 45-minute class you’ll see how music helps your family laugh together, share and take turns. Movin’ & Groovin’ is a 12-week semester divided into three sessions. Session 1 is August 31st-September 21st, Session 2 is September 28thOctober 26th and look for Session 3 in our Winter Guide. Families are welcome to join at the beginning of any session. A $50 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. Supplies include two CDs, two literature books, Family guide & game and two monkey den-den drums. 0-7 YEARS 63764

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8/31-9/21 9-9:45am

SERL

$30

63765

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8/31-9/21 10-10:45am

SERL

$30

63766

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9/28-10/26* 9-9:45am

SERL

$30

63767

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9/28-10/26* 10-10:45am

SERL

$30

Instructor: Colleen Rogers *No class 10/12

MUSIC ADVENTURES-PARENT/TOT

For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294. McQueen Park Activity Center is located at 510 N. Horne St.

Second Friday of every month 10:00am and 10:30am Seatings Space is limited

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Join us for a musical adventure! Weekly themes include weather, transportation and bodies in motion as we play music together in this “parent-tot” developmental music class. A wide variety of instruments provided during class. 2-4 YEARS 63771

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10/4-11/1* 9-9:45am

CC

$40

63772

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10/4-11/1* 10-10:45am

CC

$40

Instructor: Higher Octave Healing Staff *No class 10/11 **For all Parent/Tot classes, parents do not need to register, but do need to be present in the classroom. Only registered children are allowed in the classroom (Please do not bring infants to parent/tot classes). Participants must be minimum age by first day of class.


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MARTIAL ARTS

HORSEBACK RIDING-PARENT/TOT

SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-PARENT/TOT

This class offers horseback riding for toddlers. Parents and children will be taught basic safety around horses with brushing and petting time. Parents are taught how to lead the horse, while the children learn balance on a horse. Parents and children will also learn how to walk, stop, and turn the horse. Teacher to student ratio is 1/4. Soaring Dreams Ranch is located at 280 S. 163rd St., Gilbert, AZ 85296.

Have fun with your little one as you both learn the fundamental movements of Sanchin-Ryu. Benefits of this program include: enhanced balance and coordination, improved motor-skills and useful self-defense techniques. Classes are taught in a fun, high-energy environment. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement.

3-6 YEARS

2-6 YEARS

63773

TH

9/1-9/15

4:30-5pm

SDR

$66

63778

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8/29-10/31* 5:30-6:30pm

CC

63774

TH

10/20-11/3 4-4:30pm

SDR

$66

63779

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9/2-11/4*

FRC $41

Instructor: Soaring Dreams Ranch Staff

5:30-6:30pm

$36

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff *No class 9/5, 10/10, 10/14

MULTI-SPORTS MY FIRST SPORTS CLASS-PARENT/TOT Together, you and your child will have fun learning the basics of various sports such as t-ball, soccer and basketball while developing large motor skills and coordination. Emphasis is on learning to follow directions, take turns, develop coordination and promote self esteem. Participants must wear tennis shoes. 2-3 YEARS 63304

ICE SKATING

9/1-11/3* 10-10:40am

MPAC

$43

Instructor: Thomas Dagostino *No class 10/13

PARENT & ME ICE SKATING For beginner skaters, Parent & Me is a great activity for a child and a parent to get started on the ice. This class is a fun recreational skating class designed to give instruction to children together with their parent. One parent per child, please. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 3-6 YEARS 64526 SAT 9/10-10/1 10:05-10:35am PI $60 64527 SAT 10/8-11/5 10:05-10:35am PI Instructor: Polar Ice Staff

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$60

SOCCER SOCCERTOTS-PARENT/TOT Our outdoor non-competitive approach allows your kids to learn the soccer basics while having fun. This class will meet on the field outside of the Community Center .Parental involvement required. Please bring a #2 or #3 size soccer ball. 2 ½-3 ½ YEARS 63780

SAT

9/10-10/22* 9:30-10:15am

CC

$64

9/10-10/22* 10:30-11:15am

CC

$64

11:30am-12:15pm CC

$64

1 ½-2 ½ YEARS 63781

SAT

3 ½-5 YEARS 63782

SAT

9/10-10/22*

Instructor: B.E.S.T. Staff *No class 10/15

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Dance/Fitness/Movement

Early Childhood

BALLET BABY BALLERINAS My first ballet class is designed especially for the very young dancers We will be using props, imagery and costumes during this class. 2-3 YEARS 63267

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8/30-11/1*

10:30-11am

CC

$21

63268

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8/31-11/2*

10-10:30am

CC

$21

Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No Class 10/11 & 10/12 BE A BALLERINA Your little one will learn beginning ballet technique and have fun dressing up as a ballerina. Each week a new costume piece or prop will be used. 3-4 YEARS 63381

Art

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Flutter on in to learn about bees, bugs and butterflies while we make some awesome art! Various projects and painting techniques will be used as we learn about the lifecycles of bugs. Designed with your child’s creativity in mind, so dress for mess! 3-4 YEARS 63306

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8/31-11/2* 9-10am

MPAC

$49

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/12

Dress down cuz you're gonna get MESSY using slime, paints, play dough, shaving cream and much, much more! Art teaches critical thinking, self-expression, problem solving, individuality, creativity and self-esteem. Your child will express themselves through finger painting, sponge art and more! Come explore the amazing world of art and leave the clean up to us! 3-5 YEARS MPAC

$51

63247

CC

$41

8/29-10/31* 12:15-1pm

11-:11:45am

FRC

$38

Instructor: Lauren Regnier *No class 10/15 BEAUTIFUL BALLERINAS Beautiful ballerinas is the place to be, where you will learn basic ballet moves and routines using fanciful music and dress-ups. This class will encourage listening skills, following directions, positive self image, and cooperating with others. Ballet shoes and dancewear is recommended.

63795

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8/29-10/31* 11-11:45am

CC

9/2-11/4*

11-11:45pm

Instructor: Tawni Ballard *No Class 10/15

Instructor: Diana Hakes *No Class 9/5 & 10/10

CC

$51

Make Up Week: November 7-12 Classes will not be held September 3rd -5th and October 10-14. *Unless otherwise noted in program description

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$38

Session Dates: August 29-November 5

Instructor: Andrea Inman *No Class 9/5 & 10/10 F

SAT 9/10-11/5*

Class and Program Dates to Remember

63305 F 9/2-11/4* 10:15-11am Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 10/14

63248

$38

3-4 YEARS

SQUISHY, MESSY, STICKY ART

M

FRC

Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 9/5, 10/10

DOODLE BUGS

New

M 8/29-10/31* 11-11:45am


FAIRYTAIL BALLET Every week we'll learn a new fairytale with a new costume and dance. Ballet shoes recommended. Costumes and props will be provided. 3-5 YEARS 63278

M

8/29-10/31* 3-3:45pm

CC

$38

Instructor: TBA *No Class 9/5 & 10/10 63269

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8/30-11/1* 11:15am-12pm

CC

$43

63270

W

8/31-11/2* 10:45-11:30am

CC

$43

63271

TH

9/1-11/3*

CC

$43

10:30-11:15am

Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No Class 10/11,10/12,10/13 63272

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9/2-11/4*

9-9:45am

CC

$43

CC

$38

Instructor: Ashley Notestad *No Class 10/14 63279

SAT 9/10-11/5* 10-10:45am

CHEERLEADING CHEER, CHANTS & TUMBLE

Instructor: TBA *No Class 10/15

The girls in this squad will learn basic cheer tumbling, simple chants, kicks, dances and jumps set to age appropriate music. Skills are broken down to easy to follow steps, which will be put together into a short, fun routine to be performed at the end of the session. “Give me a C-H-E-E-R, C-H-A-N-T-S & T-U-M-B-L-E, what’s that spell?”...FUN! 4-6 YEARS 63308

TH

9/1-11/3* 11-11:45am

MPAC

$43

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/13 CHEER, DANCE & TUMBLE This class will introduce jumping and arm placement skills needed for cheerleading along with the basic tumbling. You will then practice these skills through cheers and chants. Fun dance moves will be in corporated to fun age appropriate dance music. Props & costumes will be added to enhance the experience. 3-5 YEARS 63261

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8/31-11/2* 11:45am-12:15pm CC

$43

Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No Class 10/13 MINI STARZ POM AND CHEER Have fun while learning the basics of cheerleading, dance, and tumbling. Learn cheers and a short dance routine to perform on the last day of class. Desert Star Dance is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. TINKERBELL BALLET

5-7 YEARS

Every week your little “Tinkerbell” will tip toe into a world of imagination! Costumes, props and books will be incorporated into this magical basic ballet class. A new fairytale will be incorporated into their learning along with building coordination, rhythm and vocabulary. Class also designed to create a magical environment for enhancing your child’s physical, mental, emotional and social development. Be sure to bring your camera each week as you’ll be invited in at the end of class! Ballet shoes recommended but not required. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class.

63783

F

9/2-10/28 5-5:45pm

DSD

$60

Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff

2.5-3 YEARS 63307

M

8/29-10/31* 9:20-10am

MPAC

$38

Instructor: Ashley Nottestad*No class 9/5 & 10/10

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DANCE COMBO

RHYTHM AND ROLL

DANCE AND TUMBLE Participants will learn dance techniques and tumbling at the most basic level. Fun props will be used to enhance the learning experience. This class is designed to develop motor skills, coordination and self esteem. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 63261 TH 9/1-11/3* 11:30am-12:15pm CC Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No Class 10/13

$43

63280 SAT 9/10-11/5* 11-11:45am Instructor: TBA *No Class 10/15

$38

CC

This is an action packed class that includes hip hop, jazz, and tumbling. Participants will have a variety of moves to go home and show off. This is a great class to learn fine motor skills, coordination and poise. 4-6 YEARS 63390 T 8/30-11/1* 1-1:45pm Instructor: Lori Regnier *No class 10/11

FRC

$43

DANCING QUEENS This will have your child learning a variety of dance styles. Your child will be a true dancing queen learning tap, jazz, and even a little hip hop. Tap and jazz shoes are recommended. 3-4 YEARS 63385 M 8/29-10/31 9-9:45am* FRC Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 9/5 & 10/10

$38

63386 SAT 9/10-11/5 10-:10:45am* Instructor: Lauren Regnier *No class 10/15

FRC

$38

FRC

$38

4-6 YEARS 63384

M

8/29-10/31

10-10:45am*

TAP, BALLET AND TUMBLE Participants will learn tap, ballet, and tumbling at the most basic level. This class is designed to develop motor skills, coordination, and self esteem. **Please note this is NOT a parent tot class, only registered participants will be allowed in the room. Tap and ballet shoes are recommended. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2½ -3 YEARS** DRESS UP AND DANCE

63257

M

8/29-10/31* 9-9:40am

CC

$38

Dress up like a princess, a movie star, a cowgirl, and more. Explore dance through play and dress up in this fun introduction to dance. Learn basic dance moves in jazz, tap, ballet, and hip hop to appropriate music and play dress up too. Desert Star Dance is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233.

63310

TH

9/1-11/3*

MPAC

$43

CC

$38

3-5 YEARS

Instructor: Diana Hakes *No Class 9/5 & 10/10

63784

T

9/13-10/25* 10-10:45am

DSD

$45

63785 SAT 9/10-10/22* 10-10:45am DSD $45 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 10/11 & 10/15

9-9:40am

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/13 3-4 YEARS 63258

63388

M

TH

8/29-10/31* 10-10:45am

9/1-9/22

11-11:45am

FRC

$20

9/29-10/29* 11-11:45am

FRC

$20

Instructor: Jennifer Domini 63389

TH

Instructor: Jennifer Domini * No class 10/13

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TWINKLE TOES Class is full of imagination and fun while introducing the fundamentals of dance techniques in ballet, tap and tumbling. At this age, dance is about learning to nurture creative movement, follow directions, become aware of one’s body/surroundings and establish classroom etiquette. Great opportunity to let your little dancer build confidence and self esteem. Soft soled dance shoes and tap shoes are recommended but not required. 3-5 YEARS 63311

M 8/29-10/31*

11:15am-12pm

MPAC

$38

Instructor: TBA *No class 9/5 & 10/10

HIP HOP ALL BOYZ HIP HOP This one's for the BOYZ who just want to just DANCE! This class is designed to give basic instruction in hip-hop dancing. Dance steps will be taught at a comfortable pace to age appropriate music. Your child will have the opportunity to learn new dance steps to show off at home, but also in a dance routine that will be performed at the end of the session.

Join us on select Friday nights for a FREE, family-friendly movie on the big screen! Bring a blanket, mat or chair* and

3-5 YEARS 63281

M

8/29-10/31* 4-4:45pm

CC

invite your friends and family to

$38

enjoy the fun, Family Movie Series!

Instructor: TBA *No Class 9/5 & 10/10

(Popcorn is included at both locations)

HIP HOP DANCE

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME

This class is designed to give basic instruction in hip-hop dancing. Dance steps will be taught at a comfortable pace to age appropriate music.

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

4-6 YEARS 63394

SAT

9/10-11/5*

9-9:45am

FRC

$38

Instructor: Lauren Regnier *No class 10/15 PIP SQUEAK HIP HOP Does your little pip squeak love to dance and move to upbeat, age appropriate music?! This introduction to hip hop focuses on rhythm and basic footwork taught at an easy to follow, comfortable pace using games and movement. Great way to get up and get funky! Tennis shoes and relaxed clothes are recommended. 4-6 YEARS 63314 M 8/29-10/31* 3-3:45am MPAC $38 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 9/5 & 10/10 63315 TH 9/1-11/3* 10-10:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: TBA *No class 10/13

Date

Start Time

Movie/Rating

Locations

9/9

6:45pm

Rango (PG)

CC

9/30

6:45pm

Rio (PG)

MPAC

10/7

6:15pm

Monsters Vs Aliens (PG)

CC

10/28

6:30pm

Mars Needs Moms (PG)

MPAC

11/11

6:00pm

Toy Story (G)

CC

MPAC-GYM: Movies held in the gym at the McQueen Park Activity Center the last Friday of every month. For more information, contact the center at (480) 503-6294, located at 510 N. Horne St.

*Please have a blanket to place under chairs. Food and drink restrictions may apply. CC-PARK: Movies held in the park outside of the Gilbert Community Center the 2nd Friday of every month. For more information, contact the center at (480) 503-6290, located at 130 N. Oak St. No registration necessary, walk-ins welcome!

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TUMBLING/MOVEMENT MINI TUMBLERS In this fun filled class we will focus on beginning basic tumbling. Emphasis will be on strength, flexibility, large motor skills, self-esteem and social skills. Books and music may also be used. Participants must be minimum age by first day of class. 2 ½-3 YEARS 63263 W 8/31-11/2* 9-9:45am CC Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No Class 10/12

$43

3-5 YEARS 63264 F 9/2-11/4* 11-11:45am Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No Class 10/14

CC

$43

63265 SAT 9/3-11/5* 12-12:45am Instructor: TBA *No class 10/15

CC

$38

MOVIN’ & GROOVIN’ TOTS This class is for your little mover & shaker! We will have fun while building skills on balance beams, floor mats, tunnels and hula hoops. We will build social skills & learn to follow instructions while doing group work with parachutes and bubbles. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2-3 YEARS 63787

M

8/29-10/31* 10-10:45am

SERL

$36

TUMBLING TOTS

63788

M

8/29-10/31* 11-11:45am

SERL

$36

This is a basic tumbling class for the little ones. Students will slither like snakes and jump like frogs. They will play games for strength and coordination. We will then learn basic rolls, headstands, bridges, splits and more! We will also teach your child about good food choices that build up our muscles. Your child will flip over this class! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class.

Instructor: Michelle Lohman * No class 9/5 & 10/10 TUMBLING TWO’S Movement, music and stories are incorporated with basic tumbling movements to encourage self expression, develop independence and teach tumblers to follow directions & take turns. Creative movement will also build strong bones and encourage socialization in a non-competitive, playful atmosphere. Class will end with a 5-10 minute review of the lesson for the day. 2½ -3½ YEARS 63316 T 8/30-11/1* 10:15-11am MPAC $38 Instructor: Diana Hakes *No class 9/6 & 10/11

14

3-4 YEARS 63789

T

8/30-11/1*

10:15-11am

SERL

$43

63395

TH

9/1-11/3*

9-9:45am

FRC

$43

Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 10/11 & 10/13


LEARNING COMPUTERS UNIQUE LAPTOP LEARNING FOR KIDS Prepare your child for the digital future while enhancing early reading & writing skills. Every class begins with an interactive voice mail where the computer detectives (students) are introduced to their mission of the day. A $4 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 3-6 YEARS 64530

T

10/4-11/1* 9-9:45am

SERL

$35

64531

T

10/4-11/1* 4:30-5:15pm

CC

$35

Instructor: Imagine Tomorrow Staff *No class 10/11

COOKING COOL AND QUICK SNACKS Menu: Fresh Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips and Mini Strawberry Sandwiches. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 4-5 YEARS 64532

SAT

9/24

1:15-2:15pm

MPAC

$12

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge COOKING WITH APPLES Menu: Caramel Apple Salad, Cranberry Apple Spritzer, and Cheese and Apple Wraps. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

SAT

New

Looking to become the next TOT CHEF?! This is a great class for those of you who get the munchies and want to learn how to prepare your own yummy snacks. A recipe book will be given at the end of the session to re-create at home. Please bring in a storage container to transport food from class. Participants must be 3 years old by the first day of class.

Not recommended for children with food allergies.

4-5 YEARS 64533

TOT CHEFS

9/17

1:15-2:15pm

MPAC

$12

3-4 YEARS 63328

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

M

9/12-10/24* 10-10:50am

MPAC

$39

11-11:50am MPAC

$39

4-6 YEARS

CREEPY HALLOWEEN SNACKS Menu: Mashed Boo-tatoes, Mummy dogs, and Skeleton Punch. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

63329

M

9/12-10/24*

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/10

4-5 YEARS 64534

SAT

10/29

1:15-2:15pm

MPAC $12

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge FALL CUPCAKE FUN Learn how to prepare and decorate a basic cupcake using frosting, candies and a plethora of edible items beyond your wildest imagination. How-to instructions provided each week to re-create at home. Enjoy making spooky spiders, mini monsters and other creepy fall favorites. The possibilities are endless! Please bring in a storage container to transport food from class.

Not recommended for children with food allergies. 3-4 YEARS 63326

F

9/2-9/23

10:15-11am

MPAC

$30

9/30-10/28* 10:15-11am

MPAC

$30

4-6 YEARS 63327

F

Instructor: Alisha Pennington *No class 10/14

15


LANGUAGE

FREE STORYTIME

TIC-TALK SPANISH Total Immersion Language Acquisition Program that helps children understand their world, learn new vocabulary and develop the skills necessary to speak Spanish. The curriculum is carefully sequenced to gradually incorporate new words and expressions through our customized songs and interactive lessons, as it reinforces past vocabulary. Emphasis is placed on auditory comprehension, oral expression and its fun. A $27 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class, which includes customized CD, book and flashcards. 3-6 YEARS 64535

T

8/30-11/1*

9-9:45am

MPAC

$120

Instructor: Mina Martinez * No class 10/11

MUSIC GROWING YOUNG MUSICIANS Each child will learn about playing instruments in every musical family. Get a hands-on learning approach for strings, percussion, melodic percussion, and winds. Students will learn the basics of reading music through games and fun activities and make some instruments from recycled or household materials. Students will play their instruments while exploring music from around the world! This is a great precursor to private lessons.

ADVENTURES WITH BEAR Grab your best stuffed friend and join us for stories, songs and fun. Each month we will set out on a new adventure through the pages of our books, creating story inspired crafts and celebrating with silly songs that may just make us get up and dance. Each month will feature a new story, inspired by a monthly theme. All ages welcome!

4-7 YEARS 64536

T

9/13-10/25* 4-4:45pm

SERL

$65

Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff * No class 10/11 PIANO FOR LITTLE HANDS Basic musical skills will be taught such as proper hand positions, posture, note reading, and technique. Students will learn how to play popular age appropriate songs step by step. No prior experience is required. Student will be required to provide their own keyboards. A full-size weighted keys keyboard is preferable if possible. 4-7 YEARS 64538

W

9/14-10/26* 4:30-5:15pm SERL

$65

Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff * No class 10/12 SINGING FOR LITTLE STARS This program is a fun method of learning how little ones should use their voices when singing, along with proper posture, projection, breath support and more. They will learn the art of presenting themselves in front of an audience; have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble setting and as a soloist. 4-7 YEARS 64537

T

9/13-10/25* 5-5:45pm

SERL

$65

Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff * No class 10/11

For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294. McQueen Park Activity Center is located at 510 N. Horne St.

Second Friday of every month 10:00am and 10:30am Seating Times Space is limited

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PRESCHOOL ACADEMICS BIZZY BEEZ Buzz on in for this fun class! Join us on a journey as we follow a seasonal calendar which will include stories, arts and crafts, letters, numbers, songs, colors and shapes as your child gracefully prepares for their adventure into kindergarten. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 63318

T/TH

8/30-11/3 10am-12pm

MPAC

$172

Instructor: Cathy Gomez *No class 10/11 & 10/13 DINOSAUR ROMP Journey with us as we take a G-I-A-N-T step into the past to the land of the dinosaurs. Once we’re there, we will play, count, color, paint, sing and even dance with the dinos. It will be a roarin’ good time! Dress for mess. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 63319

F

9/2-11/4*

10am-12pm

MPAC

$89

Instructor: Cathy Gomez *No class 10/14 FAIRYTALE PRESCHOOL

JUMP START FOR PRESCHOOLERS

Join the fun and make new friends with this terrific preschool experience. ABC’s, 123’s, art, crafts, games, songs, stories, creative play and tons of fun! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 64539

W

8/31-11/2* 10-11:30am

Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 10/12

SERL

$61

Get a jump start on Kindergarten! This class will prepare your child for kindergarten by reinforcing letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Music, arts & crafts, science and playtime will also be part of our curriculum. Counting and adding will be included for a well rounded preschool experience. Class will end with story time and snacks. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 63320

M/W/F

8/29-11/4*

9-11:30am

MPAC

$318

Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 9/5 & 10/10-10/14 KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS Challenge your student to experience an array of preschool activities. Join us on an adventure of colors, shapes, letters and numbers to build basic skills in preparation for kindergarten. Activities include learning centers, arts and crafts, music and physical activity. Special theme days will be included to enhance learning. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 63321

M/W

8/29-11/2

9am-12pm

MPAC

$250

Instructor: Alisha Pennington *No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12 KINDERGARTEN PREP Prepare your child for Kindergarten by enrolling them in this fast-paced learning environment. Coursework includes developing knowledge of letters, numbers, shapes and colors, incorporated through a variety of different themes. Focus is on writing, phonics, self expression through group discussions and simple addition/ subtraction. Children must be able to identify most of the alphabet letters and sounds plus numbers 1-10. 4-6 YEARS 63399

M/T/W 8/29-11/2*

10:45am-1:15pm FRC

$303

Instructor: Debra Shaw *No class 9/5 &10/10- 10/12

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LITERACY AND HANDWRITING

MAGICAL MORNINGS-EARLY LEARNERS

A multi sensory approach to getting ready for school. Students will learn letter sounds, the shapes that make up those letters and practice writing them. All this using a researched based hands on curriculum that incorporates manipulatives, music and games.

Jump start your preschooler with this structured course! We will count in both English and Spanish; go over colors and shapes, and move forward with ABC’s and numbers. We will explore learning through the use of educational manipulative toys. Let your child increase his socialization skills while learning the basic preschool structure. This class continues through the calendar year with new activities and skills being added each session. Participants must be minimum years old by the first day of class.

3-5 YEARS 64540

T

9/6-10/4

9-10am

MPAC $50

64541

T

9/6-10/4

10:15-11:15

MPAC $50

3 ½-5 YEARS

Instructor: The Growing Place Preschool Staff

63252

M/W

8/29-11/2*

9-10:15am

CC

$105

63256

T/TH

8/30-11/3*

9-10:15am

CC

$110

Instructor: Susan Miller * No Class 9/5, 10/10, 10/11 & 10/12 MAGICAL MORNINGS TODDLERSCHOOL Launch your child into learning and socialization. In this class we will focus on preschool basic skills. Your child will take a look at numbers, colors, shapes and the ABC’s. There will be lots of ‘hands-on’ time for your child to learn through creative play, pretend play, art and music. They will be shown many new manipulative toys. Children will have fun interacting with others, while learning the basic preschool structure. Class continues throughout the school year advancing and learning new skills each session. Participant must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2 ½-3 ½ YEARS

LITTLE LEARNERS This class will teach your child basic skills such as ABC's, numbers, shapes, and colors, incorporated through a variety of themes. Children will use hands-on activities, stories, music, and arts/crafts. Children will learn to follow directions and develop social skills. 3-4YEARS 63400

M/T/W *8/29-11/2 9-10:30am

FRC

$186

Instructor: Debra Shaw *No class 9/5, 10/10, 10/11 & 10/12 LITTLE LEARNERS FUN FACTORY This class offers a variety of activities that your child will enjoy: letters, numbers, colors, shapes, arts, crafts, games, songs, stories and more. This program gives children the opportunity to grow and develop, both socially and educationally. 2 ½-4 YEARS T

8/30-11/1* 9-10:15am

CC

$61

63255

T

8/30-11/1* 10:30-11:45am

CC

$61

Instructor: Alisha Pennington *No Class 10/11 LUNCH BUNCH LEARNER PRESCHOOL We will work on colors, shapes, name recognition, beginning ABC's and try to enter into basic pre-writing skills. There will also be plenty of art, music and literature to round things out. Additional activities such as outside play and picnics may also be added depending on weather. Your child will get to have lunch with his/her friends. Parents will need to pack their child a lunch/drink as food will not be provided. Refrigeration will not be available. Note: No Peanut products. We will find out about any other allergies the first day of class. 3 ½-5 YEARS M

8/29-10/31* 10:30am-12:15pm

Instructor: Susan Miller *No Class 9/5 & 10/10

18

T

8/30-11/1*

10:30-11:30am

CC

$51

64688

TH

9/1-11/3*

10:30-11:30am

CC

$51

Instructor: Susan Miller *No class 10/11 & 10/13 PLAYHOUSE for PRESCHOOLERS Join the fun and make new friends with this terrific preschool experience. ABC’s, 123’s, art, crafts, games, songs, stories, creative play and tons of fun! Participant must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 63401

CC

$73

M/W

8/29-11/2*

10-11:30am

FRC

$125

Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12 4-6 YEARS 63411

63254

63253

63250

M/W

8/29-11/2*

11:45am-1:15pm FRC

$125

Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12


Registration Begins 8/2

FALL MUSIC and HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL READY, SET, LEARN! Prepare your child for kindergarten! Develop language, math, reading and writing and science skills as the foundation for kindergarten success. Children must be able to identify most of the alphabet letters and sounds plus numbers 1-10. 4-6 YEARS 64542

T/TH

8/30-11/3* 9-11am

SERL

$172

Instructor: Laurel Cole *No class 10/11 & 10/13 TOT TIME PRESCHOOL Your little one will make new friends and have lots of fun while getting an introduction to preschool. We’ll practice fine motor skills, following directions and social skills. Beginning concepts such as letters, numbers and colors will also be incorporated through crafts, songs, stories and games.

2-3 YEARS W

8/31-11/2*

9-9:45am

SERL

12 to 10pm Freestone Park Live Bands and Entertainment

Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class.

64545

Saturday October 29th

$41

Instructor: Jennifer Domini *No class 11/12

Rides– Food- vendors– Aquarium-Costume parade

TINY TOT’S Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of preschool. Participants will learn the pre-school basics, social skills and learn fine motor skills in this fun five week class. Please note this is NOT a parent tot class. Only Registered participants are allowed in the room. Participants must be 2 by the first day of class.

Fun for the whole Family

2-3 YEARS 63402

T

8/30-9/20

10:45-11:30am

FRC

$28

63403

T

9/27-10/26* 10:45-11:30am

FRC

$28

63404

W

8/31-9/21

9-9:45am

FRC

$28

63405

W

9/28-10/26* 9-9:45am

FRC

$28

63406

TH

9/1-9/21

10:45-11:30am

FRC

$28

63407

TH

9/29-10/27* 10:45-11:30am

FRC

$28

Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 10/11-10/13

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MATH MAD MATH I COUNT on us to help you hone in on your math skills! We will concentrate on learning numbers and simple addition. Flashcards, worksheets and manipulatives will be used to teach children math in an engaging, fun fashion. In ADDITION to learning math, SUM of you will have an exceptionally good time! Participants must be the minimum age by first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 63330

T

8/30-11/1*

10:30-11:30a

MPAC

$41

Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 10/11

PHONICS/READING APPLES TO ZEBRAS Discover the alphabet in a fun and creative way. Learn letter recognition and words that begin with each new letter. Each day new letters will be covered by hands-on developmental activities. Each child will also make their own alphabet book. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 63397

T/TH

8/30-11/3*

9:00-10:30am

FRC

$132

SCIENCE FUN WITH SCIENCE Children will learn about topics such as dinosaurs, outer space, plants, insects and much more. Hands on activities, arts and crafts and storytelling will be incorporated. 3-4 YEARS

Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 10/11 & 10/13

63413

PHONICS AT THE ZOO

Instructor: Debra Shaw *No class 10/13

Join in the fun at the zoo while learning about letter and sound recognition using the famous 'Zoo Phonics' curriculum. This is a very popular curriculum in our own Gilbert Schools. Lessons are accompanied by crafts and a Zoo Phonics song! Basic preschool and social skills will be incorporated into this class. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class.

LITTLE SCIENTIST

M/W

8/29-11/2*

10:15-11:30am MPAC

$106

PHONICS AT THE ZOO II So now you know your Zoo Alphabet, let’s learn to read! We'll use the ‘Zoo Phonics’ and ‘StarFall’ systems to take reading to the next level. Class best suited for children who’ve previously taken and passed their assessment in Phonics at the Zoo. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class. Children must know their letters and sounds to take this class. 4-6 YEARS T/TH

9-10am

8/30-11/3*

9-10:30am

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/11 & 10/13

$51

Children will have fun learning about a variety of different topics such as, Ocean Life, Reptiles, Weather, Our Skeleton System, and many more. Children will learn about these through, simple experiments, books, songs, and hands on activities.

63412

TH

9/1-11/3* 10:15-11:15am

MPAC

$132

New

FRC

$51

PLANET EARTH

Come discover our big, beautiful planet by studying the diverse terrain in which we live and breathe. Celebrate the rainforests, deserts, mountains and oceans that make up this massive Earth. Explore the various climates, animals and people that live in these areas. Not recommended for kids that are from out of this world! Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 63333

TH

9/1-11/3* 10:30-11:30am

Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 10/13

20

FRC

Instructor: Debra Shaw *No class 10/13

Instructor: TBA *No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12

63332

9/1-11/3*

4-6 YEARS

4-6 YEARS 63331

TH

MPAC

$51


SPORTS BASKETBALL CLASSES HOOP IT UP This program is intended to teach the participant the fundamentals of basketball while providing a positive recreational experience for boys and girls. Participants will learn shooting, passing, dribbling, drills. Other games may be incorporated as well to help enhance motor skills. 4-6 YEARS 63415 T 8/30-11/1* 11-11:45am Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/11

FRC

$43

FOOTBALL CLASSES FOOTBALL SKILLS Your toddler will learn and play touch football while practicing fundamental motor skills such as passing, receiving, punting and kicking. A basic introduction to football that consists of games and drills while stressing the fun of participating. Participants must wear sneakers. If weather permits, some classes may be moved outdoors. 4-6 YEARS 63422

SAT

9/10-11/5*

12:15-1pm

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/15

FRC

GOLF

$38 LEARN TO PLAY GOLF

Basics, Basics, Basics is the model of this golf class for youngsters. They will be given instruction on all of the pre-shot fundamentals; grip, aim, stance and posture. Chipping, pitching, putting and driver swing will then be addressed. Understanding the basics will eliminate bad habits on the golf course and allow them to really have fun playing the game. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. Western Skies Golf Club is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 4-7 YEARS 64546

T

8/9-9/6

4-5pm

WS

$75

64547

T

10/11-11/8

4-5pm

WS

$75

Instructor: Western Skies Staff

ICE SKATING SNOWPLOW SAM 1-3 If your child is ages 3-6 and has never skated, this is the starting point. Snowplow Sam classes are based on U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program. Children will advance through levels 1-3 each level gradually becoming more challenging. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 3-6 YEARS 64548

SAT

9/10-10/1 10:05-10:35am PI

$60

64549

SAT

10/8-11/5 10:05-10:35am PI

$60

Instructor: Polar Ice Staff

21


MINI SPORTS JAM Introduce your child to sports and fitness as they learn about sports and develop their gross motor skills. Daily stretching, play, team interaction, games and basic skill building drills will be a part of this introductory sports experience. Books and music may be used to enhance the experience. This class will introduce basic soccer, basketball, t-ball skills & football. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2 ½ -3 YEARS 63276

F

9/2-11/4* 10-10:45am

CC

$43

63277

SAT

9/10-11/5* 11-11:45am

CC

$38

Instructor: Tawni Ballard *No Class 9/3, 10/14 & 10/15

WIGGLE

MULTI-SPORTS ALL STAR SPORTS SKILLS A great class for children to learn and practice basic skills used in soccer, basketball and baseball while enhancing their large motor skills and coordination. Good sportsmanship, teamwork and appropriate classroom behavior will be emphasized. Other sport skills may be introduced to add variety to the class. Participants must wear tennis shoes. If weather permits, some classes may be moved outdoors. 3-4 YEARS 63423

M

8/29-10/31* 11:30-12:15pm FRC

$38

Instructor: Brenda Johnsen *No class 9/5 & 10/10 63424

T

8/30-11/1*

9-9:45am

FRC

$43

T

8/30-11/1* 11:15am-12pm

MPAC $38

Instructor: Diana Hakes *No class 9/6 & 10/11

M

8/29-10/31* 12:30-1:15pm FRC

T

designed for children ages 5 years and younger MATS - HOOPS - BALLS - TUNNELS

$38

Instructor: Brenda Johnsen *No class 9/5 & 10/10 63426

Clean, safe indoor play area

& so much MORE!!

4-6 YEARS 63425

ADVENTURES

Adult supervision required at all times

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/11 63335

WORM

8/30-11/1*

10-10:45am

FRC

$43

DAY/TIME: Available EVERY Friday 9-11am

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/11

LOCATION: McQueen Park Activity Center LET’S PLAY SPORTS This high energy class will provide your child with the opportunity to learn about many different sports and games in a fun, organized, safe recreation setting. All of which may include flag football, basketball, soccer, t-ball, track & field and much more! Drills will also incorporate opportunities for participants to practice color recognition and the difference between left and right. Good sportsmanship, teamwork and appropriate classroom behavior will be encouraged throughout the class. 3-5 YEARS 63274

F

9/2-11/4*

63275

SAT 9/10-11/5*

9-9:45am

CC

$43

10-10:45am

CC

$38

Instructor: Tawni Ballard *No Class 9/3, 10/14 & 10/15

22

510 N. Horne St. COST: $1.50/resident $2.25/non-resident

No registration necessary

For more information contact the center at: (480) 503-6294.


PE FOR PRESCHOOLERS

STICKS AND KICKS

This class introduces your little one into a variety of activities preparing them for an elementary school PE class. Relay races, parachute games, centers, and tons of active games. This class will enhance coordination, self esteem and social interaction. Participants must wear tennis shoes. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class.

This class is all about Hockey and soccer skills for your little one and what kids doesn’t enjoy kicking soccer balls or scoring a hockey goal. Participants will have an opportunity to learn new skills through a variety of drills, and games that help to enhance motor skills, strength, socialization and team work.

4-6 YEARS 63427

F

3-4 YEARS 63428

9/2-11/4* 9-9:45am

FRC

$43

W

8/31-11/2*

11:30-12:15pm

FRC

$43

Instructor: Brenda Johnsen *No class 10/12

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/14

SOCCER

PEE WEE P.E. Your little sportster will enjoy this high energy class that will keep ‘em moving by playing a variety of sports and games; soccer, tennis, hockey, t-ball, obstacle course races and much, much more! Emphasis on skill development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and physical activity to build strong bones and encourage socialization in a non-competitive, playful atmosphere. Participants must wear tennis shoes. If weather permits, some classes may be moved outdoors. 3-5 YEARS 63338

W

8/31-11/2* 9:15-10am

MPAC

$43

W

Kick start your child’s sport career in this introductory soccer class designed to enhance your child’s physical and cognitive abilities. Basic ball handling skills such as kicking, passing and shooting will be learned during practice drills and game time. Good sportsmanship, teamwork and appropriate classroom behavior are encouraged. Please wear tennis shoes. 3-4 YEARS 63442

4-6 YEARS 63339

KIDDIE KICKERS

8/31-11/2* 10:15-11am

MPAC

$43

Instructor: Thomas Dagastino *No class 10/12

F

9/2-11/4*

10-10:45am

FRC

$43

FRC

$38

FRC

$43

FRC

$38

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/14 63445

SAT 9/10-11/5* 10:15-11am

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/15 4-6 YEARS 63443

F

9/2-11/4*

11-11:45am

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/14 63444

SAT 9/10-11/5* 11:15-12pm

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/15

FALL MUSIC and HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Class and Program Dates to Remember

Session Dates: August 29-November 5 Make Up Week: November 7-12 Classes will not be held September 3rd -5th and October 10-14. *Unless otherwise noted in program description 23


YOUTH 6-17 ARTS EXPLORE PAINTING Children will be able to explore all areas of painting such as water, acrylic, and oil. They will learn painting techniques, the effect different paint brushes make and learn how to properly use different types of paints. Also artists will learn about the color wheel and how to mix colors. 7-12 YEARS 64032 T 8/30-11/1* 4-5:30pm CC $71 Instructor: Briana *No Class 10/11

FAIRY TALENT WORKSHOPS Join us and explore the magical talents of our pixie land friends! Discover your passions, talents and strengths for creative arts by dabbling in one or ALL of our fairy talent workshops. You never know, maybe you’ll be one of the lucky fairies that can do it all! Instructor for all workshops: Andrea Inman 7-10 YEARS ANIMAL-TALENT FAIRY Practice your spider web untangling talent for a day with a hula-hoop weaving project using Hula Hoops and t-shirts. Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton t-shirt. 63340

M

9/9

4:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$18

ART-TALENT FAIRY Try out your inner animal fairy talent for a day and make a Felted Cat Tinkle Bell cat toy using cage balls, bells and dyed carded wool. 63341

M

9/12

4:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$18

BAKING-TALENT FAIRY Bring the magic of fairyland home with some scrumptious fairy dust cookies! Bake, decorate and eat cookies during a fantasy fairy tea party.

TRAVERSE WALL HOURS: Monday-Friday 4-6:30pm Saturday 1-3pm

McQueen Park Activity Center 480.503.6233

Admission Fees Apply

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63342

M

11/4

4:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$18

DRESS MAKING-TALENT FAIRY Dress like a fairy by making your very own layered tulle skirt with this no sew method using only an elastic waistband and soft tulle. 63343

M

10/21

4:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$18


DANCE COMBO

Dance/Fitness/Movement DANCE FUSION

Cheerleading CHEERLEADING 101 A fun and exciting way to introduce kids to the basic skills of cheerleading. Emphasis is on building trust and confidence while encouraging their personal best. Build strength, flexibility and learn basic technical skills such as tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers and stunts to be successful in their squad. 6-10 YEARS 63345 F 9/2-11/4* 4:15-5:05pm Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 10/14

MPAC

$43

JUNIOR STARZ POM AND CHEER Have fun while learning the basics of cheerleading, dance, and tumbling. Learn cheers and a short dance routine to perform on the last day of class. Desert Star Dance is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. 7-10 YEARS 64554 SAT 9/3-10/29 11-11:45am Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff

DSD

Add a pinch of ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and a smidge of tumbling to create this one-of-a-kind dance fusion. Kids will learn the basic moves put to their favorite music and enjoy making new friends. Perfect for someone who wants it all! 6-9 YEARS 63346 T 8/30-11/1* 4:30-5:25pm Instructor: TBA *No class 10/11

MPAC

$43

MCQUEEN DANCE STARS It’s all the rage to be a part of this cool club! Learn fun dance moves and routines set to the hottest (edited) music heard on the radio. Basic jazz, hip hop and even a little bit of tap will be broken down for easy to follow moves. Sign up with a friend or make a new one in class! 6-10 YEARS 63349 T 8/30-11/1* 5:30-6:25pm Instructor: TBA *No class 10/11

$60

MPAC

$43

GYMNASTICS GYMNASTICS 101 Improve strength, flexibility, coordination and balance in positive, upbeat environment. Class encourages confidence and fitness and teaches kids valuable skills to take them to the next level. Progression is at-their-own-pace and they’ll enjoy social interaction with peers. Focus on front/back rolls, handstands, cartwheels, backbends and balancing. Best recommended for kids needing help to master the basic skills. 6-9 YEARS 63355 M 8/29-10/31* 4:30-6pm MPAC $56 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 9/5 & 10/10

GILBERT’S YOUTH FISHING DAY Take a child fishing! WHEN: Saturday, October 8, 2011 WHERE: Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, (located at the southeast corner of

FITNESS CLASSES SPORTS CONDITIONING This class is for youth who are interested in strengthening and conditioning during the off season. Class will incorporate a variety of moves, techniques, and workout’s that will help build confidence, strength, balance, stamina, and overall health. 8-12 YEARS 63467 SAT 9/10-11/5* 1:15-2:15pm Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/15

FRC

$38

Greenfield and Guadalupe)

TIME: 8am-Noon This community event is FREE of charge Join us for a great morning of fishing. The Arizona Game & Fish Department will loan fishing gear and bait to the first 100 participants who do not have equipment of their own. 25


ZUMBA CLASSES

Class and Program Dates to Remember

ZUMBATOMIC Designed exclusively for kids Zumbatomic classes are rockin’, highenergy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kidfriendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. 9-12 YEARS 63371 M 8/29-10/24* 5:45-6:30pm Instructor: Barbie Anderson No class 9/5 & 10/10

FRC

$34

Session Dates: August 29-November 5 Make Up Week: November 7-12 Classes will not be held September 3rd -5th and October 10-14. *Unless otherwise noted in program description

LEARNING COOKING

BY THE SEA CAKES

COOKING FOR YOUR FAMILY- SWEET AND SAVORY PIES

Menu: Homemade Chocolate Chip Cake with Colored Butter Cream and Fondant. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

Menu: Classic Shepherd’s Pie, Egg and Cheese Pie, and Banana Cream Pie. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

6-12 YEARS

6-12 YEARS

64555 SAT 9/10 Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

10:30am-12:30pm MPAC

$25

64557

SAT

9/24

10:30am-12:30pm MPAC

$25

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

COOK WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND- SLEEPOVER FOOD

COOKING WITH WATERMELON

Menu: Turkey and Swiss Pastries, Pepperoni and Cheese Raviolis, and Mini Chocolate Cheesecakes A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

Menu: Watermelon Ginger Spritzer, Fresh Watermelon Salad with Cucumbers, and Chilled Watermelon Sorbet. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

9-14 YEARS

6-12 YEARS

64556 F 9/2 Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

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6-8pm

MPAC $25

64558

SAT

9/10

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

1:30am-3:30pm

MPAC

$25


FALL BREAK CARNIVAL FOODS CAMP Menu: Caramel Coated Apples, Shaped Rice Crispy Treats with Peanut Butter Frosting, Flavored Lollipops, Pulled Pork Sliders, and many other fun, festival recipes. A $30 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 6-12 YEARS 64559

M-W

10/10-10/12 10:30am-1pm MPAC

$70

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

6-12 YEARS 9/17

10:30am-12:30pm MPAC

$25

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

Menu: Classic Muffuletta from New Orleans, Fancy Grilled Cheeses, Double Chocolate, and Cinnamon Sandwich Cookies. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

SAT

10/22

10:30am-12:30pm MPAC

$25

10/21

6-8pm

$25

9-14 YEARS F

MPAC

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge PASTA MEALS AND BUBBLY DRINKS Menu: Three Cheese Stuffed Shells with Marinara, Crab and Ricotta Cannelloni, Pomegranate Cranberry Bellinnis, and Sparkling Cinnamon Apple Soda. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 9-14 YEARS 64563

6-7:25pm

CC

$55

GUITAR BEGINNING II This class is for those who have completed the Guitar Beginning course or have knowledge of basic chords. Through learning more songs, participants will expand their repertoire of bar chords and experience different performance styles. Please bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric without an amplifier.

63295

W

8/31-11/2*

6-7:25pm

CC

$61

Instructor: George Giordano *No Class 10/12 MINI MOZARTS BEGINNER

6-12 YEARS

64562

8/29-10/31*

14+ YEARS

HOT SANDWICHES AND SUPER YUMMY DESSERTS

64561

M

Instructor: George Giordano *No Class 9/5 & 10/10

Menu: Homemade Vanilla Swirl Cake with Colored Butter Cream Frosting. A $10 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class.

SAT

14+ YEARS 63294

GUMBALL MACHINE CAKES

64560

GUITAR BEGINNING This is a thorough introduction or good review class for those interested in learning to play the guitar. Participants will learn basic scales, chords, strumming and how to tune and care for their guitars. We’ll explore different types of music and learn to play a variety of songs. Please bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric without an amplifier.

F

9/23

6-8pm

MPAC

$25

Instructor: Chef Amee Hoge

MUSIC BEGINNING PIANO Basic musical skills will be taught such as proper hand positions, posture, note reading, and technique. Students will learn how to play popular age appropriate songs step by step. No prior experience is required and notebook and pencil are suggested. Students will be required to provide their own keyboards for class. Full-size with weighted keys is preferable if possible.

Mini Mozarts Beginner (MMB) music class is designed for students that are interested in becoming musicians but have not yet received any musical instruction. MMB provides students with the fundamentals and strong foundation needed to select an instrument to learn to play. Students will learn counting, notation, rhythm, pitch recognition and key signatures. Students are also introduced to the various types of instruments available for their upcoming school music classes. All students are able to advance at their own pace and graduate by selecting their instrument of choice. 6-10 YEARS 64571 SAT 9/10-10/1 9:30-10:30am SERL $80 64675 SAT 10/8-11/5* 9:30-10:30am SERL $80 Instructor: LLG Music Staff *No class 10/15 MINI MOZARTS INTERMEDIATE Mini Mozarts Intermediate (MMI) music class is structured similar to personal music lessons. Students are divided and grouped by instrument. Instruction and learning materials are focused on each group’s specific instrument. All MMI students will be taught proper techniques when assembling instruments, producing notes and reading music. All students are able to advance at their own pace and perform a solo recital at graduation. Students are required to bring their choice of instrument. Does not apply to percussion students. 8-12 YEARS 64572 SAT 9/10-10/1 10:30-11:30am SERL $80 64676 SAT 10/8-11/5 10:30-11:30am SERL $80 Instructor: LLG Music Staff *No class 10/15

8-14 YEARS 64570

W

9/14-10/26*

5:30-6:30pm SERL

$65

Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff *No class 10/12

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CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP FOR BOYS Manners, character, leadership, self-respect, honesty, courage, responsibility, and social etiquette are all learned behaviors in this 4 week class. Basic lessons in table manners, social decorum, grooming, hand shaking, telephone and more, will deliberately and with resolve teach your son to be a gentleman. An $8 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 8-12 YEARS 64567

TH

9/8-9/29 6:30-7:30pm

CC

$48

Instructor: Arizona Academy of Charm Staff CHARM & ETIQUETTE FOR GIRLS Manners, values, self-respect, character, responsibility, charm and etiquette are all learned behaviors in this 4 week class. Basic lessons in table manners, social decorum, personal grooming, etiquette and more, will provide the skills and behavior to teach your daughter to be a young lady. An $8 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 8-12 YEARS 64568

TH

9/8-9/29 6:30-7:30pm

CC

$48

Instructor: Arizona Academy of Charm Staff SUPER SINGERS Calling all singers! Want to be like an American Idol? This program is a fun method of learning proper voice technique including posture, breath support, and pitch-accuracy, projection, focusing on sound and developing mental concepts regarding sung music. Master the art of presenting yourself in front of an audience. Students will have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble setting and as a soloist. Students will positively examine and critique their performances in a way that will allow them to grow and develop artistically.

SOCIAL SKILLS This class is designed for children with ADHD and/or Asperger Syndrome. Improve your child’s social skills. Learn how to take turns, manage their emotions, and improve communication skills when playing with other children. 6-8 YEARS 64673

T

T

9/13-10/25* 6-7pm

SERL

$55

$65

Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff *No class 10/11

MESSY SCIENCE

New

Calling all science enthusiasts! Make your own fossil and learn how they’re formed. Make a volcano erupt and learn about combining chemicals such as acids and bases. Learn more about chemical reactions by introducing mentos to diet coke. Discover friction in liquids while making Oobleck and goop. You will also learn about static electricity using balloons and gelatin to make stalagmites. Fun, interactive and educational, what more can you ask for in this class?! This class is hands-on, so be sure to dress for mess!

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS The Childcare & Babysitting course (CABS) helps build confidence, self -esteem and skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. The course includes CPR & First aid, diaper changing, feeding and choking. Students will receive a workbook and a certificate upon completion. Please bring a sack lunch. 10-17 YEARS 64564

SAT

9/17

9am-1pm

FRC

$50

64565

SAT

10/8

9am-1pm

FRC

$50

64566

SAT

11/12

9am-1pm

FRC

$50

Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff

28

CC

SCIENCE

8-14 YEARS 64569

9/6-10/4 6-7pm

7-10 YEARS 63358

M

9/19-10/24* 4:30-6pm

Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 10/10

MPAC

$49


SPORTS BASKETBALL HOOP IT UP-YOUTH This program is intended to teach boys and girls the fundamentals of basketball while providing a positive recreational experience. Participants will learn the rules of the game, how to shoot, pass and dribble and most importantly, to have fun! 6-8 YEARS 63375

M

8/29-10/24* 5:30-6:15pm FRC

$34

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 9/5 & 10/10 9-13 YEAR 63376

W

8/31-11/2*

5:30-6:15pm

FRC

$43

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/12

BOXING YOUTH BOXING Our Kids Boxing Program will enhance your child's ability to focus, build confidence, learn respect, discipline, control and self-defense as they become physically fit. Beginners will learn basic boxing skills, including footwork and punching combinations. Participants do not spar in this program. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 9-15 YEARS 64574 M/W/F 8/29-11/4* 5-6pm 1ON1 $80 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff *No class 9/5

BASKETBALL CLINIC FALL BREAK A recreation based co-ed basketball clinic aimed at providing instruction on the fundamentals of basketball. Develop skills such as shooting, dribbling and offensive/ defensive play with an emphasis on teamwork and responsibility. Conditioning will be incorporated into this workout to improve speed, agility and strength. Focus on beginning/intermediate levels. 6-9 YEARS 63362 M-F

10/10-10/14 9:30-11:30pm $50

10-14 YEARS 63363 M-F

10/10-10/14 12:30-2:30pm $50

Clinics will be held at McQueen Park Activity Center

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HORSEMANSHIP FALL CAMP

EQUESTRIAN ADVANCED HORSEMANSHIP Prerequisite: must have taken Intermediate Horsemanship in the past year. This fast paced class is designed to work with those who want training techniques for both horse and rider. We will work more intensively on each student's abilities and areas they wish to progress in such as trail riding, western pleasure, barrel racing, roping and team penning. We will cover fundamentals of each area of interest for each student. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane, Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS 64576

T

10/4-10/25

7-8pm

VSB

$119

64581

T

11/1-11/22

7-8pm

VSB

$119

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

8+ YEARS 64583

M-F

10/10-10/14

8-10am

VSB

$188

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS FOR YOUTH Students will learn balance and coordination on a horse, while being taught how to walk, trot, stop, and turn the horse. Students will be taught safety around horses while brushing and saddling. Teacher to student ratio is 1/4. Soaring Dreams Ranch is located at 280 S. 163rd St., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 7-13 YEARS

BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP This class is designed to teach students the basics of Western riding horsemanship. Starting with grooming, general care and saddling safely, we will also cover mounting and dismounting, proper posture and balance when riding. We will work with each student on simple control techniques such as asking the horses to walk and stop. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS 64577

T

9/6-9/27

6-7pm

VSB

$119

64582

T

11/1-11/22

6-7pm

VSB

$119

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

Participants will ride daily; learn proper haltering techniques and grooming skills, such as: clipping and braiding, how to bathe a horse, cleaning, and proper care of the tack. The class will end with daily feeding of the horses. Bring a water bottle each day and wear a heeled shoe for riding. Students under 18 must have parent/ guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane, Chandler, AZ 85248.

64580

TH

9/22-10/6

4-5pm

SDR

$98

Instructor: Soaring Dreams Ranch Staff INTERMEDIATE HORSEMANSHIP Prerequisite: Must have taken Beginning Horsemanship or Introduction to Horsemanship in the past year. This class will focus on more specific control and Western riding techniques such as getting the horse to respond to certain cues and learning how to post while in a trot. We will cover different gaits, as well as identifying the gaits and correct leads while mounted. Students under 18 must have parent/ guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS 64578

T

9/6-9/27

7-8pm

VSB

$119

64579

T

10/4-10/25

6-7pm

VSB

$119

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

FOOTBALL FOOTBALL SKILLS Learn and play flag football while practicing passing, receiving, punting and kicking. A basic introduction to football that consists of games and drills while stressing the fun of participation. Participants are to wear sneakers. Classes will be held outside with weather permitting. 6-8 YEARS 63416

SAT

9/17-11/5*

9-9:45am

FRC

$34

6:30-7:15pm

FRC

$29

Instructor: Beaux Kapr * No class 10/15 9-13 YEARS 63417

M

9/12-10/24*

Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 10/10

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GOLF

ICE SKATING

YOUTH GOLF LESSONS This class is great for both beginner and intermediate levels. Junior golfers will learn a proper pre-shot routine and jump right into the full swing. Chipping, pitching, putting and driver swing will follow. Western Skies Golf Club is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 8-14 YEARS 64586

SAT

8/13-9/10

9-10am WS

$75

64587

SAT

10/15-11/12

9-10am WS

$75

Instructor: Western Skies Staff

BASIC ICE SKATING 1-3 This Basic Skills class teaches basic fundamentals of the sport. These three levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 7-12 YEARS 64592

SAT

9/10-10/1

10:05-10:35am

PI

$60

64593

SAT

10/8-11/5*

10:05-10:35am PI

$60

Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 10/15 ICE HOCKEY 1 This class teaches beginning hockey techniques including stops and skating backwards. A hockey helmet with cage and hockey gloves is required. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 7-12 YEARS 64590 SAT 9/10-10/1 10:05-10:35am PI $60 64591 SAT 10/8-11/5* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 10/15

Join us on select Friday nights for a FREE, family-friendly movie on the big screen! Bring a blanket, mat or chair* and invite your friends and family to enjoy the fun, Family Movie Series!

(Popcorn is included at both locations)

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times Date

Start Time

Movie/Rating

Locations

9/9

6:45pm

Rango (PG)

CC-PARK

9/30

6:45pm

Rio (PG)

MPAC-GYM

10/7

6:15pm

Monsters Vs Aliens (PG)

CC-PARK

10/28

6:30pm

Mars Needs Moms (PG)

MPAC-GYM

11/11

6:00pm

Toy Story (G)

CC-PARK

MPAC-GYM: Movies held in the gym at the McQueen Park Activity Center the last Friday of every month. For more information, contact the center at (480) 503-6294, located at 510 N. Horne St.

*Please have a blanket to place under chairs. Food and drink restrictions may apply. CC-PARK: Movies held in the park outside of the Gilbert Community Center the 2 nd Friday of every month. For more information, contact the center at (480) 503-6290, located at 130 N. Oak St. No registration necessary, walk-ins welcome!

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MARTIAL ARTS

SANCHIN-RYU KARATE & SELF-DEFENSE FOR YOUTH

TAE KWON DO BEGINNERS This class is for students with little or no Martial Arts experience. Students will learn basic punches, kicks, blocks and concentrate on form. Students will have an opportunity to move from white belt to yellow belt if they wish to test. 6-12 YEARS 63432

T/TH

9/6-11/10* 6:15-7:15pm

FRC

$81

Instructor: Burke Alford *No class 10/11 & 10/13 TAE KWON DO ADVANCED Tae Kwon Do Color Belts is for participants with previous Tae Kwon Do experience. Participants will work on blocks, punches, kicks, forms and free sparring. 6-8 YEARS 63433

T/TH

This class combines two programs into one, the art of Sanchin-Ryu and Project: Secure Child. In a non-competitive environment children will learn the martial art of Sanchin-Ryu, which builds self-confidence and develops focus and discipline. Students are taught alternatives to fighting in a positive, go-at-your-own-pace. Project: Secure Child is a program designed to address the growing concerns we have for our children's safety. Our goal is to empower children with proven techniques to handle a variety of everyday situations they may encounter. Topics include: How to deal with strangers, bullies and peer pressure. Classes are taught in a fun, high-energy environment. Benefits of this class include: improved self-confidence, enhanced self-discipline and developed physical fitness. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 6-12 YEARS 64597

F

9/2-11/4* 4:30-5:30pm

FRC

$41

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 10/13 & 10/14 8/30-11/3*

5:15-6:15

FRC

$81

FRC

$77

Instructor: Donn Kong *No class 10/11 & 10/13 9-15 YEARS 63434

M/W

8/29-11/2* 6-7pm

Instructor: Donn Kong No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12 SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADVANCED This advanced Sanchin-Ryu class is open to those students holding the rank of Purple belt or higher. Students will be learning advanced forms and techniques as well as their hand-to-hand application. A solid understanding of basic fundamental techniques of Sanchin-Ryu is required. 10+ YEARS 64602

W

8/31-11/2* 4:30-5:30pm

MPAC

$41

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 10/12 SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-FAMILY Sanchin-Ryu is an artistic form of self-defense designed in a way, so that size or strength, age or athletic ability are not factors in defending one's self. Taught on an individual basis, students study in a non-competitive environment while working on Sanchin-Ryu's practical movements and no-nonsense approach to self-defense. To truly understand every facet of conflict resolution we study three levels of self-defense awareness; physical, mental and emotional. Classes are taught in a fun, high-energy environment. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. Enter 5 digit

class code on GilbertRecreation.com to locate class. 6+ YEARS 64598

SAT

9/10-11/15* 9:30-10:30

64600

TH

9/1-11/3

6:30-7:30pm* CC

$41

64601

F

9/2-11/4

6:30-7:30pm* FRC

$41

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 10/10 & 10/13-10/15

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MPAC

$36

Check out our after school program for kids ages 7-12. Fun Zone provides a safe and active environment for kids to come to after school. Each day consists of homework time and active play along with weekly crafts. We may also climb our 8’x36’ traverse wall or even play outdoors! Fun Zone provides a positive and social atmosphere for those signed up. We follow the Gilbert Public Schools (GPS) schedule and registration is required. For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294. Space is limited, so sign up TODAY! McQueen Park Activity Center is located at 510 N. Horne St. DAY/TIME: GPS full school days 3:45-6pm. Early release days 12:45-6pm COST: $25.00 per month

For registration information, forms and class codes please visit www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/popups/macpac.cfm


WRESTLING

Fall Youth Wrestling League What: Wrestling league for youth in 1st-6th grades. Sponsored by the Gilbert Community Services Department Conducted by Highland High School Wrestling Coach, Russ Kilpatrick.

Format: Instructional league with matches occurring on the final day of the program. Participants are grouped by age & weight.

When: Sept. 7-Oct. 5, 2011

(Mon. & Wed. evenings only- please note first class begins on a Wed.)

SPORTBALL TENNIS Sportball instructors teach competence, confidence and the fundamental skills necessary to excel in Tennis. Classes are dedicated to skills development and putting those skills to work in exciting, non-competitive games. Classes are high-energy, creative and fun! Please bring your own racquet. 5-7 YEARS 64603 T 8/30-9/27 3-4pm MPARK $72 64604 T 10/4-11/8* 3-4pm MPARK $72 Instructor: Sportball Staff *No Class 10/11

VOLLEYBALL

8-10 YEARS 8/30-11/2*

4-5pm

Time:

Enter class code number to register #64749 = 4:30-5:15pm; (grades 1-3) #64750 = 5:20-6:20pm; (grades 4-6)

Fee:

$55- includes a league t-shirt!

be awarded on "match day".

This class will provide instruction on the skills and rules of volleyball, as well as an opportunity to play the game. Learn techniques such as spiking, blocking, setting and passing.

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4301 E. Guadalupe Rd.

Awards: Everyone is a winner! 1st and 2nd place ribbons will

BUMP, SET, SPIKE!

63456

Where: Wrestling room at Highland High School,

FRC

$43

FRC

$43

Registration:

Register on-line at: www.GilbertRecreation.com. To set up an account or obtain information on other registration methods for this program please call 480.503.6200.

Instructor: Kelly McClure *No Class 10/11 11-13 YEARS 63457

T

8/30-11/2*

5:05-6:05pm

Instructor: Kelly McClure *No Class 10/11

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FALL BREAK KIDZ KAMP Freestone Recreation Center is pleased to announce Fall Break Kidz Kamp, This one week program designed for children ages 5-12. Kidz Kamp is a fun interactive program helping to enhance communication skills, self-esteem, and social interaction in a safe and fun recreational setting. Choose the session time that is best for you. Participants will have opportunities to participate in: *Crafts

*Sports

*Active Games

*Rockwall

*Game area

Register online (www.gilbertrecreation.com), touch-tone (480-503-6225) or in person at Freestone Recreation Center- 1141 E Guadalupe Rd in Gilbert For more information call 480-503-6202. Register early space is limited. For more information on Kidz Kamp please call us at 480-503-6202. 63564

M-F

10/10-10/14 9am-12pm

FRC

$47

63566

M-F

10/10-10/14 1pm-4pm

FRC

$47

Requests for refunds or credits must be made 7 days before the start of each session.

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Drop-In Kidz Kamp Can't go the full week of Kidz Kamp? We are now offering drop in for those who want to sign up for a day or more. Drop in is offered Tuesday-Friday. The flexibility is yours to choose the days and times that fit your schedule. We do not offer Drop-In on Mondays.

Register early space is limited. 5-12 YEARS (Age groups will be divided according to registration totals) Cost: $13.00 per session 9:00-12:00pm session

1:00-4:00pm session

63570

T

10/11

63572

T

10/11

63573

W

10/12

63574

W

10/12

63576

TH

10/13

63576

TH

10/13

63577

F

10/14

63578

F

10/14

ALA CARTE MENU For those enrolling in the Freestone Recreation Center Kidz Kamp we have several A La Carte Menu options that you can chose from. See below for more information.

Requests for refunds or credits must be made 7 days before the start of each session.

KIDZ KAMP OT PIT-STOP LUNCH Pit-Stop Lunch is from 12-1pm kids will be able to re-fuel their bodies in a supervised setting. Lunch is not provided, must bring in a packed lunch. Please note a refrigerator is not available. Cost: $15.00/Session (Daily $4.00, no need to sign up for daily, just pay at the front desk) 63568 M-F

10/10-10/14

8-9am

Need help getting to work on time, or maybe you just need an extra hour for yourself. We can help. Kidz Kamp Overtime allows you to add an extra hour to your Kidz Kamp session. Either from 8-9am or 4-5pm. Enrolled participants will be supervised in a safe area where they can play games during this time. Only registered participants for Kidz Kamp can enroll in Overtime Cost: $15.00/Session (Daily $4.00, no need to sign up for daily, just pay at the front desk) 63579 M-F

10/10-10/14

8-9am

63580 M-F

10/10-10/14

4-5pm 35


FITNESS CLASSES

TEEN/ADULT

YOGA CLASSES

ART

BEGINNERS YOGA

MULTI-MEDIA DRAWING Magic! That’s what happens when you bring a few photos and pencils to our drawing class! We will explore traditional and innovative techniques in drawing that class fun and easy to draw adults and children. This class is also helpful to painter and sculptures. Supplies to be obtained by the artists and is available for pick up at the Gilbert Community Center. 18+YEARS 63293

SAT

9/10-11/5*

10am-1pm

CC

$122

Instructor: Evelyn Shea *No Class 10/15

PAINTING

63462

A supply list is available for pick up at the Community Center. 18+YEARS 8/30-11/1

Instructor: Jean *No Class 10/11

6-8pm

T

8/30-11/1*

6-7pm

FRC

$43

Instructor: Joy Klein * No class 10/11 GENTLE YOGA This class focuses on restorative and gentle stretching of yoga to increase flexibility and strength. This class is excellent for those with limited mobility or beginners. Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel to class.

63463

Participants will let their creativity abound while learning the basics of watercolor painting to paint faces, scenery, embossing and batik. Different paintings will be completed each session. Each participant is responsible for purchasing his/her own supplies for this class.

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16+ YEARS

16+ YEARS

WATER COLORS

63776

This class is for interested in learning more about yoga. We will work on traditional yoga poses, breathing techniques and simple meditation practices. This class is perfect for beginners. Please bring your own yoga mat.

CC

$81

W

8/31-11/2* 7:15-8:15pm

FRC

$43

Instructor: Joy Klein * No class 10/12 YOGA FLOW Yoga Flow connects poses by linking breath with movement, allowing for steadiness and ease in each pose while giving your body greater strength and conditioning, flexibility, balance, endurance, agility and meditation. This class is designed for all fitness levels and may utilize music and may incorporate movements from Tai Chi and Pilates. Participants should bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 63369

M

8/29-10/31*

6:45-7:45pm MPAC

$38

63370

W

8/31-11/2*

6:45-7:45pm MPAC

$43

Instructor: TBA *No class 9/5, 10/10 & 10/12

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BOXING FITNESS This program is targeted to first time boxers and others looking to use boxing as a means for getting in shape and improving their fitness levels. Boxing is one of the best forms of exercise, because it conditions the total body and provides a complete workout for your cardiovascular and endurance systems. You will learn actual boxing techniques which is truly the total package for self-defense. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 16+ YEARS 64607

M-F

8/29-11/4

6-7pm

1ON1

$80

Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff BOXING FITNESS BOOTCAMP FOR WOMEN The Boxing Fitness Boot camp is for women interested in a fat loss program that provides intensity and variety through a combination of boxing drills and boot camp workouts guaranteed to be challenging. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202.

TONING AND CONDITIONING 20/20/20

18+ YEARS 64608

M-F

8/29-11/4

6-7:30am

1ON1

$99

Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff

Looking to improve your strength, flexibility and achieve your desired weight? Try 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of muscle conditioning and 20 minutes of core training/stretching. Designed to give an all over workout and help achieve your fitness goals. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 63364

W

8/31-11/2* 5:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$43

63365

SAT

9/10-11/5*

9:30-10:30am MPAC

$38

FITNESS FOR ARTHRITIS Each class is designed for arthritis sufferers and consists of endurance building routines and relaxation and is suitable for people with other disabilities. This Class is conducted by a certified instructor with the Arthritis Foundation. 16+ YEARS 63476

T/TH

9/6-9/29

12-1pm

FRC

$36

Instructor: Jenny Triggs

Instructor: TBA *No class 10/12 & 10/15 BIGGEST LOSER Weight loss is the goal and purpose of biggest losers, as it is designed for individuals with 30+ lbs. to lose. Using a combination of weight training, cardio, and core work the program is proven to help shift your body composition, dropping fat, increasing metabolism and changing your life. The program starts gradually to avoid injury, while maximizing weight-loss. An eating plan, monthly weigh in and photo shoot are all included. Requests for refunds or credits must be made 7 days prior to class start date.

New

Take your cardio dance to a new level! Set to up-beat, fun music, intervals of easy-to-learn cardio dance will be incorporated with lightweight toning. This class will target every muscle of the body with the emphasis on abs and glutes. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 63367

Age: 16+ years 64619

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

6-7am

FRC

$91

64624

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

4-5pm

FRC

$91

64625

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

6-7am

FRC

$99

64631

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

4-5pm

FRC

$99

64632

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

6-7am

FRC

$99

64633

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

4-5pm

FRC

$99

CARDIO TONING & RHYTHM

T

8/30-11/1* 6:30-7:30pm

MPAC

$43

Instructor: Susan Deieso *No class 10/11

Instructor: BSX Staff *No Class 9/5

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LADIES CARDIO KICKBOXING Get fit fast, release your stress and feel empowered with this high energy, total boy workout. Cardio kickboxing is a mix of punches, kicks and strength building movements that will burn lots of calories, shape your body and torch the fat. Meet your inner athlete with this fun, active class. All fitness levels are welcome. Body Heart Fitness Studio is located at 1435 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 16+ YEARS 64611

TH

9/1-11/3

8:45-9:45am

BHF

$65

64637

TH

9/1-11/3

5:40-6:30pm

BHF

$65

Instructor: Body Heart Staff LADIES ONLY BOOT CAMP HARD BODY This class is meant to help you sculpt your body into your ideal shape. Intended for people with 30 lbs or less to lose, the class is recommended for the person with an above average level of fitness that needs extra help to reach their goals. It combines progressive core, strength, power, and agility training as well as various forms of High Intensity Interval Cardio training. Requests for refunds or credits must be made 7 days prior to class start date. Age: 16+ years

Ladies, this class will inspire and energize you and tone your body. It’s strength training with bursts of cardio, highlighting your fitness goals. All fitness levels are welcome –don’t let the name scare you. Classes are taught by a certified Personal Trainer. Lose fat, improve cardiovascular endurance, increase strength and flexibility. Body Heart Fitness Studio is located at 1435 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 16+ YEARS 64612

M/W

8/29-9/28 8:45-9:45am

BHF

$65

64620

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

6-7am

FRC

$91

64613

M/W

8/29-9/28 6-7pm

BHF

$65

64621

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

4-5pm

FRC

$91

64614

F

9/2-11/4

8:45-9:45am

BHF

$65

64622

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

6-7am

FRC

$99

64615

SAT

9/3-11/5

8:30-9:30am

BHF

$61

64628

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

4-5pm

FRC

$99

64616

M/W

10/3-11/2 8:45-9:45am

BHF

$61

64629

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

6-7am

FRC

$99

64618

M/W

10/3-11/2 6-7pm

BHF

$61

64630

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

4-5pm

FRC

$99

Instructor: Body Heart Staff POWER SCULPT A class designed to work all the major muscle groups and strengthen the entire body and core area. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class.

Instructor: BSX Staff *No Class 9/5 JUMP START This is our beginner’s class, in that it is designed to help people coming from a history of injury and/or inactivity, to get up and get active. The group class instructor makes sure every individual goes at the appropriate speed for their personal needs. This class has proven to help people feel better, get more active and start losing weight. The class will include a combination of weight training, core work, and some cardio. Requests for refunds or credits must be made 7 days prior to class start date. Age: 16+ years 64623

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

6-7am

FRC

$91

64626

M/W/F

8/29-9/23*

4-5pm

FRC

$91

64627

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

6-7am

FRC

$99

64634

M/W/F

9/26-10/21

4-5pm

FRC

$99

64635

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

6-7am

FRC

$99

65636

M/W/F

10/24-11/18

4-5pm

FRC

$99

Instructor: BSX Staff *No Class 9/5

18+ YEARS 63368

M

8/29-10/31*5:30-6:30pm

MPAC

$38

Instructor: TBA *No class 9/5 & 10/10

DROP-IN FITNESS at McQueen! Looking for an opportunity to try out a fitness class before making a commitment?! Join us for Tone and Stretch, Cardio Rhythm and Toning, 20/20/20, Yoga Flow and Power Sculpt! For more information call: McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294

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ZUMBA TONING

RETROROBICS Retrorobics is going old school to get in shape. Think leg warmers, Richard Simmons, Jane Fonda and Jazzercise wrapped into one. The moves are classic, old fashioned aerobics-think the Grapevine, the Sprinkler...and easy to learn. They’re coupled with fun music and guaranteed to get your heart rate up. Step back into the 80’s with Retrorobics. Body Heart Fitness Studio is located at 1435 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 64610

TH

9/1-11/3

6:40-7:40pm

BHF

$65

This is an exciting, Latin inspired, dance 'n tone program. This class will take your Zumba class to the next level. An innovative muscle training program with the addition of light weight toning sticks. This combination of cardio and dynamic resistive exercises is sure to give you a great workout. Please bring your own water bottle. 16+ YEARS 63466

Instructor: Body Heart Staff

ZUMBA TONING

New

F

*9/2-11/4 7:15-8:15pm

FRC

$43

Instructor: Barbie Anderson * No class 10/14 SENIOR CIRCUIT TRAINING This class is instructed by a certified Personal Trainer and is an introduction to weightlifting, using the “userfriendly” circuit machines. The hour long class will consist of a warm up and stretching period, followed by a comprehensive toning and strengthening class, focusing on safety, form and proper individual intensity. 50+ YEARS 64638 W 8/31-9/21 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 64680 F 9/2-9/23 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 Instructor: Susan Groves

New

SENIOR WEIGHT TRAINING This class is instructed by a certified Personal Trainer using free weights, weight machines and cable resistance. This class will focus on safety and proper form, while challenging all major muscle groups. 50+ YEARS 64639 W 9/28-10/19 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 64681 F 9/30-10/21 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 Instructor: Susan Groves THE COMBINATION Not to be mistaken for the Jersey Shore's Situation, though you may get those abs. The Combination combos a day of strength training with a day of cardio kickboxing. Build those muscles and kick the grief out of your week with this late afternoon class. All fitness levels are welcome. Body Heart Fitness Studio is located at 1435 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 64606

M/W

8/29-9/28

4:30-5:30pm

BHF

$65

64617

M/W

10/3-11/2

4:30-5:30pm

BHF

$61

TONE & STRETCH Class incorporates lightweights, full body toning and deep stretching using a series of flowing movements. A variety of equipment will be incorporated to help create a longer, leaner looking body. Class wouldn’t be complete without adding core work to maximize balance, coordination, strength and flexibility. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS T

8/30-11/1*

and HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Saturday October 29th 12 to 10pm Freestone Park Live Bands and Entertainment Rides– Food- vendors– Aquarium-Costume parade Fun for the whole Family

Instructor: Body Heart Staff

63366

FALL MUSIC

5:15-6:15pm

Instructor: Susan Deieso *No class 10/11

MPAC

$43

MUS IC S TAG lous E Dec ades – 12 Chev :30llons 2:30 – 3KC B 5 pm lues Band – 5:3 The 0 - 7: Elem 30 ents – 810pm

The

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LEARNING

POWERPOINT

COMPUTERS EMAIL, VIRUSES & THE INTERNET What is Email? Learn to send/ receive messages. Learn to open and send attachments. What is a virus? How do I search the Internet? How do I shop on-line? Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64640

SAT

Use PowerPoint for Windows to create exciting slideshow presentations for business or personal enjoyment and capture your audiences’ attention. Import photos to create digital biographies for special occasions. Print or show them as presentations, this program makes you look like a professional. Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64645

SAT

9/24

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff 10/29

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff EXCEL -ADVANCED Learn to create complex formulas, detailed and line item budgets, checking account registers, loan payment schedules, and charts. Learn how to password protect the workbook. Manual included. Prerequisite: Have a working knowledge of ‘Excel’ or have taken our Basic Excel class. 18+ YEARS 64643

SAT

10/22

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff EXCEL-BASICS Using Excel for Windows, learn to create budgets, inventories, and simple databases. Learn how to name and save workbooks and worksheets. Learn how to insert and format text and numbers. Create simple formulas. Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64642

SAT

REPAIR DAMAGED PHOTOS 10/8

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff OUTLOOK Learn the advantages of using Microsoft Outlook for Windows to send, reply and forward email. Learn to work with attachments. Create Contact and Distribution lists. Create Calendars which remind you of appointments/events. Invite others to meetings. Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64644

SAT

11/5

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff PHOTO EDITING USING PICASA

Repair your old, torn and faded photos in this advanced class. Recreate a picture by removing unwanted elements. Bring 2 photographs to class and learn how to digitally repair them. Begin to create a digital photo album. Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64648

SAT

11/19

Use Word for Windows and learn to create address books, mass mailings, labels and envelopes. Create columns, insert headers and footers, and use auto correct. Create bi-fold and tri-fold brochures. Manual included. Prerequisite: Have a working knowledge of ‘Word’ or have taken our Basic Word class.

18+ YEARS

WORD PROCESSING-BASICS 11/12

9:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

SERL

$50

$50

WORD PROCESSING-ADVANCED

18+ YEARS

SAT

SERL

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

Whether you downloaded photos from a digital camera, scanned them, or received them through an email, this class teaches you how to work with them. Learn how to change their size, brighten them, remove red eye, and create a collage. Manual included.

64641

9:30am-12:30pm

64647

SAT

10/1

9:30am-12:30pm

SERL

$50

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

Using Word for Windows, this class teaches the fundamentals of creating a letter, setting margins, saving and printing. Change the look of text (change the size, make it bold, underline it). Learn to copy and paste text, add page numbers and more. Manual included. 18+ YEARS 64646

SAT

9/17

9:30am-12:30pm

Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

40

SERL

$50


CREATIVE WRITING

MUSIC

ELEMENTS OF FICTION WRITING

GUITAR BEGINNING II

Learn to create riveting plots and fabulous characters. Incorporate these elements into your manuscript: choose point of view, pacing, suspense, conflict, sensory and visual imagery, and dialogue. Publishing resources, query and cover letters will be discussed. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class.

This class is for those who have completed the Guitar Beginning course or have knowledge of basic chords. Through learning more songs, participants will expand their repertoire of bar chords and experience different performance styles. Please bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric without an amplifier. Participants must be minimum age by first day of class

18+ YEARS 64649

SAT

9/17-10/15 12:30-2:30pm SERL

$50

64650

SAT

10/22-11/19 12:30-2:30pm SERL

$50

14+ YEARS 63295

W

8/31-11/2*

6-7:25pm

CC

$61

Instructor: George Giordano *No Class 10/12

Instructor: Marilyn Janson ROMANCE WRITING WORKSHOP Discover your passion for writing inspirational, historical, romantic suspense, Regency, young adult, and paranormal romances. Create heart-warming plots, compelling heroines and heroes, and the happy ever after ending. Publishing resources, query, and cover letters will be discussed. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class.

JUST ONCE GUITAR FOR BUSY ADULTS & TEENS

64652

SAT

9/17-10/15 10am-12pm

SERL

$50

Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but find it difficult to find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won't have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Absolute beginners will learn to strum, tune, and basic chords. A $28 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. Bring your own acoustic guitar.

64653

SAT

10/22-11/19 10am-12pm

SERL

$50

13+ YEARS

18+ YEARS

64654

Instructor: Marilyn Janson

T

9/27

6-8:30pm

MPAC $30

Instructor: Craig Coffman JUST ONCE PIANO FOR BUSY ADULTS Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don't need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you'll need to play any song in this one session. Total beginners may need to print out a free pamphlet from pianofun.com for basic note knowledge. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. A $28 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 18+ YEARS 64655

T

9/20

6-8:45pm

MPAC $30

Instructor: Craig Coffman

Language SPANISH I Spanish for beginners. Learn the basic concepts of Spanish pronunciations and grammar. Basic sentences and 'survival' vocabulary. Supply fee of $4 due to instructor on the first day of class. Supply fee is for class handouts and other materials. 18+YEARS 63751

T

8/23-9/27

5-7pm

CC

$54

63752

T

10/4-11/8

5-7pm

CC

$54

Instructor: Rosa Ogden

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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

SPORTS

ASPERGER & ADHD WORKSHOP This workshop is designed for parents with children with ADHD and/ or Asperger Syndrome. Discussions will include children’s temperaments, symptoms, helpful tips on transitional anxiety, sensory, social skills and IEP. 18+ YEARS 64674

T

10/18

6-7pm

CC

$10

Instructor: Teresa Welsh

BADMINTON BADMINTON-BEGINNER LEVEL I Great class for those without previous experience or training. Learn the fundamentals of the game such as rules, footwork, racket grip, stroke and different shots. Learn basic skills through drills and individualized instruction given in a non-competitive group setting. Work at your own pace. Taught by member of the Badminton Association. Bring your own racquet.

CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING

18+ YEARS

Used properly, First Aid and CPR can SAVE LIVES! Learn proper techniques to be effective in an emergency. Recognize the signs/ symptoms of injuries and sudden illness. Receive crucial information on emergencies such as bleeding, shock and burns. Recognize and treat life threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest and choking. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a two year certification card.

63361

16+ YEARS

ADVANCED HORSEMANSHIP

64658 64659

T TH

9/20 10/6

6-9pm 6-9pm

SERL FRC

$32 $32

Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff

16 Years– Adult

SAT

9/10-11/5*

10:45-11:45am MPAC $45

Instructor: John Lee *No class 10/15 TEEN BADMINTON-MIXED SKILL LEVEL See SPORTS section under YOUTH for class description and info.

EQUESTRIAN Prerequisite: must have taken Intermediate Horsemanship in the past year. This fast paced class is designed to work with those who want training techniques for both horse and rider. We will work more intensively on each student's abilities and areas they wish to progress in such as trail riding, western pleasure, barrel racing, roping and team penning. We will cover fundamentals of each area of interest for each student. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane, Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS 64576

T

10/4-10/25

7-8pm

VSB

$119

64581

T

11/1-11/22

7-8pm

VSB

$119

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP

FEE: $3.00 Code: 63480

This class is designed to teach students the basics of Western riding horsemanship. Starting with grooming, general care and saddling safely, we will also cover mounting and dismounting, proper posture and balance when riding. We will work with each student on simple control techniques such as asking the horses to walk and stop. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS

Saturday, October 15, 2011 7:00– 8:00pm

Relax and enjoy an all level yoga class while taking in the beautiful energy of the full moon at Freestone Park No experience is necessary

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64577

T

9/6-9/27

6-7pm

VSB

$119

64582

T

11/1-11/22

6-7pm

VSB

$119

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff


HORSEMANSHIP FALL CAMP Participants will ride daily; learn proper haltering techniques and grooming skills, such as: clipping and braiding, how to bathe a horse, cleaning, and proper care of the tack. The class will end with daily feeding of the horses. Bring a water bottle each day and wear a heeled shoe for riding. Students under 18 must have parent/ guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets is located at 1991 S. Tumbleweed Lane, Chandler, AZ 85248. 8+ YEARS 64583

M-F

10/10-10/14

8-10am VSB

$188

Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

GOLF ADULT GOLF LESSONS This class is great for both beginner and intermediate levels. Week 1 Pre-shot fundamentals and basic swing Week 2 Chipping and pitching Week 3 Full iron swing from the fairway

ICE SKATING FOR ADULTS The Adult curriculum is designed for the beginner adult skater. It will promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while learning proper skating techniques. Although divided into levels, the adult skater will progress at an individual rate while being challenged and motivated. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 18+ YEARS 64664 SAT 9/10-10/1 10:05-10:35am PI $60 64665 SAT 10/8-11/5* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 10/15

New

ICE SKATING FOR TEENS Teen curriculum is designed for the beginner teen New The skater. It will promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while learning proper skating techniques. Although divided into levels, the teen skater will progress at an individual rate while being challenged and motivated. Polar Ice is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 13-17 YEARS 64666 SAT 9/10-10/1 10:05-10:35am PI $60 64667 SAT 10/8-11/5* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 10/15

Week 4 Putting including aim, stroke and reading the green Week 5 Driver swing Western Skies Golf Club is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296 15+ YEARS 64662

SAT

8/13-9/10

8-9am

WS

$106

64663

SAT

10/15-11/12

8-9am

WS

$106

Instructor: Western Skies Staff

 Saturday September 17th, 2011 Saturday October 15th, 2011 From: 6:30-8:30pm At: Freestone Recreation Center Here is your chance for ultimate stress relief in a fun recreational game of adult Dodgeball. That’s right. No kids allowed! This is adult business!!! Adults 18 years and older will be teamed up in a safe but no holds barred Dodgeball game 43


MARTIAL ARTS

SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADULT

GRACE UNDER PRESSURE-WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE (MOTHER/DAUGHTER) In a FUN high-energy environment, students learn to act on stressful situations rather than being controlled by them. Learn streetwise techniques designed in a way, so that size, strength, age or athletic ability are not factors in defending one’s self. Sign up for this class by yourself or with a friend or family member! Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 16 + YEARS 64671 SAT

10/22

12:30-2:30pm

MPAC

$18

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff

Sanchin-Ryu is an artistic form of self-defense designed in a way, so that size or strength, age or athletic ability are not factors in defending one's self. Taught on an individual basis, students study in a non-competitive environment while working on Sanchin-Ryu's practical movements and no-nonsense approach to self-defense. To truly understand every facet of conflict resolution we study three levels of self-defense awareness; physical, mental and emotional. Emphasis is on having fun, building self-confidence, coordination, and leadership skills through the study of a true martial art. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 16 + YEARS 64669

SAT

9/10-11/5*

8-9am

FRC

$36

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 9/3 & 10/15 SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADVANCED

HUNG GAR KUNG FU A southern style of Kung Fu that originated in the Shaolin Temple. Hung Gar will teach the practitioner stamina, flexibility and endurance by doing isometric exercises and postures. Self defense and patience are part of this Martial arts class.

This advanced Sanchin-Ryu class is open to those students holding the rank of Purple belt or higher. Students will be learning advanced forms and techniques as well as their hand-to-hand application. A solid understanding of basic fundamental techniques of Sanchin-Ryu is required.

16+ YEARS

10+ YEARS

63473

W

8/31-11/2* 6:30-7:30pm

FRC

$41

64602

W

8/31-11/2*

4:30-5:30pm MPAC

$41

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 10/12

Instructor: Peter Pena *No class 10/12 MOK GAR KUNG FU MOK family fist is a southern Shaolin base system known for kicking techniques and short/ midrange hand applications. Participants will learn the various kicks, hand, and weapon set of this unique style. 13+ YEARS 63471 W 8/31-11/2* 7:30-8:30pm Instructor: Peter Pena No class 10/12*

FRC

$41

SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-FAMILY Sanchin-Ryu is an artistic form of self-defense designed in a way, so that size or strength, age or athletic ability are not factors in defending one's self. Taught on an individual basis, students study in a non-competitive environment while working on Sanchin-Ryu's practical movements and no-nonsense approach to self-defense. To truly understand every facet of conflict resolution we study three levels of self-defense awareness; physical, mental and emotional. Classes are taught in a fun, high-energy environment. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement.

Enter 5 digit class code on GilbertRecreation.com to locate class. 6+ YEARS 64598

SAT

9/10-11/15* 9:30-10:30

64600

TH

9/1-11/3*

6:30-7:30pm CC

$41

64601

F

9/2-11/4*

6:30-7:30pm FRC

$41

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 9/3, 9/5 & week of 10/10

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MPAC

$36


FREE AGENT FRENZY WANT TO PLAY SOFTBALL, HAVE FUN & MEET NEW PEOPLE? DON’T KNOW ANYONE OR ARE YOU NEW TO THETOWN OF GILBERT???? NEW * TAI JI QUAN LEVEL II This level II class will take your Tai Ji Quan practice to a higher level. Students enrolled in this class will be instructed on more advanced sets and GTM set. Participants MUST have 1 year experience in Tai Ji Quan level I to be permitted into this class. 16+ YEARS 63472

T

8/30-11/1

7:30-8:30pm FRC

$41

Instructor: Peter Pena *No class 10/11 TAE KWON DO ADULTS This is an all level class combining beginners to advance students. Come learn basic stretches, punches, kicks, blocks and forms in this class. Free sparring will be practiced for students holding yellow belt through black belt. Class will be held from 7-8pm on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 6-7pm on Fridays. 16+ YEARS 63475 M/W/F

8/29-11/4

7-8pm M/W & 6-7pm F

FRC

$117

Instructor: Donn Kong *No class 9/5, 10/10, 10/12 & 10/14

GILBERT RECREATION HAS THE ANSWER… GET IN THE GAME!!! WHO: Unattached players wanting to join a team and established teams wanting to practice WHAT: Softball Scrimmages

WHEN: Saturday Mornings (9/10, 9/17, 10/1, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5)

WHERE: Freestone Park Field #1 & #2 (Juniper & Lindsay) TIME: 8:30 am – 10:30 am

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FALL REGISTRATION: REGISTRATION: All teams (new and returning) must e-mail, mail or drop off a completed roster with a minimum of ten players' names, addresses, and signatures to the Gilbert Community Services office, 90 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert, AZ, 85296 between August 1 and August 18. All rosters must be received by August 18 by 6pm to be considered for the lottery. Postmarks will not be accepted. Please make a copy of your roster before turning it in. Only original rosters will be accepted (no faxes, Xeroxed copies, etc.). ROSTER PROCESS FOR 2011: There are three ways to get your roster in: e-mail, drop off or mail registration to: 90 E. Civic Center Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85296. E-mail your team's roster using the fill able form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm. Save a copy to your files for future season's changes and e-mail directly to us and save time. PRIORITY INFORMATION

REGISTRATION/PAYMENT:

Priority I

On Saturday, August 27 the softball registration will be held at the Southeast Regional Library (Greenfield and Guadalupe).

50% of players identified on roster are Gilbert residents.

Priority II All of the other teams that do not meet the above requirements.

Registration for each category will not begin until the previous category is complete. Attendance is required.

Proof of residency required for all NEW 2011 Priority I teams.

FREE AGENT FRENZY 9/10, 9/17, 10/1, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5 Want to play softball, have fun & meet new people? Looking to join a team or need time to practice? Are you a team manager and are looking for additional players to round out your roster? Come out to Freestone Park Saturdays 8:30-10:30am to meet softball players and scrimmage. Bring your own gear! Bases provided and team practices are allowed. FREE ADMISSION!!! NO RULES... NO UMPS...NO HASSLES

All teams must have payment for the entry fee at the time of their selection on August 27.

Only one check per team will be accepted! Checks should be made out to: Town of Gilbert LATE REGISTRATION: Teams that do not submit completed rosters by the August 18 deadline may register for any remaining league openings 11:30-12:00pm on August 27th. Teams must bring a completed roster and payment. (subject to availability).

Please visit our website at

Limited openings may still be available after August 27,

www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm

Interested teams should call (480) 503-6242.

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PAYMENT:


GAME TIMES & LOCATION Game times are listed on the charts below. Please note that game times rotate, and are based on number of teams in the league. All Games will be played at Freestone Park (Juniper & Lindsay) LEAGUE STRUCTURE

*A mandatory $25 A.S.A. sanctioning fee will be charged to all teams once a year for 2011. All efforts will be made to have rosters available at the ball fields before the end of each season for player signatures. It is the responsibility of each team to ensure they have a completed roster submitted in accordance with the league deadlines. All league schedules are based on the total number of team entries.

IMPORTANT 8 Team Leagues

2012 WINTER LEAGUE DATES

Single header will include a 7 game schedule.

Rosters Submitted .......... Dec. 19 - Jan. 12

Double header will include a 14 game schedule. Includes a post-season single-elimination tournament.

Day

League

Mon Co-Ed Singleheader Mon Men's Singleheader Mon Men's Doubleheader Tues Co-Ed Singleheader Tues Women's Singleheader Tues Co-Ed Doubleheader Weds Men's Doubleheader Weds Men's Doubleheader Thurs Co-Ed Doubleheader Thurs Men's Doubleheader Fri Co-Ed Doubleheader Fri Co-Ed Singleheader Fri Co-Ed Singleheader Sun Co-Ed Singleheader Sun Co-Ed Singleheader Sun Men's Doubleheader

Registration /Payment .... TBD League Play Begins .......... Late January

Level

Game Times

D D D D C C D C D D B C D D C C

6:30pm 7:30pm 8:30, 9:30pm 6:30pm 7:30pm 8:30, 9:30pm 6:30, 7:30 1st wk 8:30, 9:30 1st wk 6:30, 7:30pm 8:30, 9:30pm 6:30, 7:30 1st wk 8:30pm 1st wk 9:30pm 1st wk 5:30pm 1st wk 6:30pm 1st wk 7:30, 8:30pm

League Fee ASA Fee $365 $365 $580 $365 $365 $580 $580 $580 $580 $580 $580 $365 $365 $365 $365 $580

$25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25

The Gilbert Community Services Department reserves the right to adjust any policy, regulation, procedure, or format without notice, and to classify teams as necessary.

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Come and join the East Valley’s most exciting and energetic program of Adult Sports Leagues. Join over 48 Adult Men’s Basketball Teams. Register your team for one of our many divisions. If you don't have a team, feel free to sign-up on the unattached player’s list on the website. Team managers refer to this list for new players to add to their team or create your own team with the list. Divisions are determined by skill level and playing experience. Teams will play 7 regular season games and end the league with a single elimination tournament that includes t-shirt prizes. Season begins week of September 11 and continues through November. Games are played Monday-Thursdays 6:30-10pm & Sunday’s 3:30-7:00pm.

DIVISION/LOCATION Men's Upper / B .........Thursday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .........Monday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .........Wednesday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .......Thursday evenings (South Valley Jr. High) Men's Lower / D.......Sunday early evenings (South Valley Jr. High) Men's Lower / D ..........Tuesday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) GYM LOCATIONS: Greenfield Junior High School, 101 S. Greenfield Rd. South Valley Jr. High, 2034 S. Lindsay Rd. TEAM ENTRY FEE: $490 per team. REGISTRATION: Teams may register August 1– August 31 or until leagues fill. League fee and completed rosters are due upon registration. Team registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. TEAM ROSTER: E-mail your team's roster using the fill able form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm. Save a copy to your files for future season's changes and e-mail directly to us and save time. Minimum of 5 players - maximum 15. Players' names, addresses, phone numbers and signatures are required. Roster changes may be made until the start of each team's third game. DEADLINE: Completed rosters and payment are due by Wednesday, August 31 at 6pm, or until leagues fill. Email, Drop off or mail registration to Gilbert Community Services, 90 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85296 Call the Gilbert Community Services Department at (480) 503-6200 for questions Visit our Website for additional information and information on how to submit a roster.

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Adult Volleyball League FALL LEAGUE INFORMATION DIVISIONS: Co-Ed Upper / A and Co-Ed Upper / B will both play on Monday evenings. SEASON: Begins Monday, September 12 and continues through November (includes league play and single-elimination tournament). LOCATION: Games played at South Valley Junior High School, 2034 S. Lindsay Road. LEAGUE FEE: $275 per team. Make check payable to the “Town of Gilbert.� REGISTRATION: Teams may register August 1-August 31 or until the league fills. League fee and completed rosters are due upon registration. Team registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. ROSTER: E-mail your team's roster using the fill able form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm. Save a copy to your files for future season's changes and e-mail directly to us and save time. Minimum of 6 players - maximum 12. Players' names, addresses, phone numbers, and signatures are required. Roster changes may be made up until the start of each team's third game. DEADLINE: Completed rosters and league fees are due Wednesday, August 31 at 6pm, or until the league fills. Email, drop off or mail registration to: Gilbert Community Services 90 E. Civic Center Drive Gilbert, AZ 85296 Gilbert Community Services Department at (480) 503-6200 Visit our Website for additional information.

www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm.

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SPECIAL OLYMPICS & SPORTS

SPECIAL NEEDS COOKING CUPCAKE FUN Learn how to decorate a basic cupcake using frosting, candies and a plethora of edible items beyond your wildest imagination. How-to instructions provided each week to re-create at home. Enjoy making beautiful fall-time favorites. The possibilities are endless! Participants should be able to follow simple directions. 8+YEARS

Special Olympics Medical Forms Policy ALL athletes competing in any Special Olympics sport must have a current Arizona State Special Olympics medical form on file with the Town of Gilbert BEFORE beginning practice for any sport! There is a specific form to be filled out by the doctor, as well as the family. Please turn your completed form into Krista at the Gilbert Community Center.

63285

W 9/7-9/28

5-5:45pm CC

$25/$7 per week

BOWLING– Special Olympics Season

63286

W 10/5-10/26

5-5:45pm CC

$25/$7 per week

Individuals with special needs 8 years and older are encouraged to join in the fun of bowling. Taking part in this sport provides individuals the chance to develop physical fitness, self-confidence and build strong relationships. Those needing extra supervision must provide his/her own aide. Register in advance to guarantee your bowling lane. Can’t come every week, pay as you go. You must RSVP to guarantee space. Practices will be held at Brunswick Zone XL, 1160 S. Gilbert Rd. State Competition will be held 11/18 and 11/19 Register early space is limited!

Instructor: Jessica Brito

8+ YEARS 64677

TH 8/4-9/22

4:30-5:30pm XL Zone $40/$5 per week

64687

TH 9/29-11/17

4:30-5:30pm XL Zone $40/$5 per week

Instructor: Gilbert Staff MARTIAL ARTS SANCHIN-RYU KARATE FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Have fun learning the fundamental movements of Sanchin-Ryu. Benefits of this program include: Enhanced balance and coordination, improved motor-skills and useful self-defense techniques. Students study in a fun, high-energy, non-competitive environment. Participants must be able to follow simple directions. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 10+ YEARS

PERSONAL

64672

Social Skills This class is designed for children with ADHD and/or Asperger Syndrome. Improve your child’s social skills. Learn how to take turns, manage their emotions, and improve communication skills when playing with other children. 6-8 YEARS T

9/6-10/4

Instructor: Teresa Welsh

50

6-7pm

CC

8/29-10/31* 4:30-5:30pm CC

Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff *No class 9/5 & 10/10

DEVELOPMENT

64673

M

$55

$36


SPECIAL EVENTS ATTENTION ALL OF YOU SPECIAL EVENT LOVERS! NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AND PAY FOR SPECIAL EVENTS ON-LINE AT WWW.GILBERTRECREATION.COM OR WITH TOUCH-TONE AT 480-503-6225! SEPTEMBER MOVIE IN THE PARK Come and have fun at these special events designed for individuals with special needs. This is a great way to make new friends and enjoy a Friday night out! Fun, laughter and smiles are always part of the evening! Pizza, popcorn and drinks will be served. The movie will be in the park so please bring something to sit on. Movie will be held in the park next to the Gilbert Community Center 130 N Oak St. Gilbert, AZ. 8+YEARS 63283

F 9/16

6:30-8:30pm

CC

$5

OCTOBER HALLOWEEN DANCE

Bingo Nights This program is designed for persons with special needs to get together, play some friendly games of bingo, and just hang out. We will have prizes and snacks for all to enjoy. This is a great way to meet new friends! Light refreshments will be offered. This event will be held at the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak. 8+Years 63753 W 9/7 6-7:30pm CC $2 63754 W 10/5 6-7:30pm CC $2 63755 W 11/2 6-7:30pm CC $2 Game & Karaoke Nights Join us for some fun friendly games like Nintendo Wii, Ping Pong Dance Dance Revolution or other games/sports with friends. Those needing extra supervision must provide his/her own aide. This event will be held at the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak. 8+Years 63796 W 9/21 6-7:30pm CC Free 63797 W 10/19 6-7:30pm CC Free 63798 W 11/16 6-7:30pm CC Free

Let's do the Monster Mash! Wear your Halloween costume for all your friends to see! There will be a costume contest and a Haunted House. We'll have a great time dancing to music and enjoying old and new friends. Light refreshments will be served.

FIELD TRIPS

14+YEARS 63284

F 10/28 6-9pm

CC

$5

AZ SCIENCE MUSEUM Join us for a visit to Arizona Science Center to explore our world, our bodies, and everything else that surrounds us! This hands-on experience will be a blast for all ages! Participants will be responsible for their own food/drink. Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to meet us at the museum when van is full, but must pay in advance for the discounted rate. 13+YEARS 63298

SAT 9/10

9:30-1:30pm

AZ Science Center

$6

PUMPKIN PATCH Get ready for Halloween with a trip to the pumpkin patch! We are going to Schnepf Farms this fall break to pick a pumpkin and have some fun at the annual Pumpkin and Chili Party! Participants will have access to unlimited rides, a chance to see all the farm animals, and a chance to watch the pig races and a Frisbee dog show! Bring a sack lunch or money to buy something there! Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to meet us at schnepf farms when the van is full, but must pay in advance for the discounted rate. 13+YEARS 63290

W 10/12 9:30-1:30pm

Schnepf Farms

$8

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Adults 55+ Programs

SHOWS AND TRIPS Registration for all shows and trips must be made in person at the CSA office in the Community Center or by calling 480-503-6058

CHARCOL WORKSHOP Join us for a one day workshop to learn about Charcoal Art. Supplies will be provided, artists will have all the supplies you will need for this one day including handouts. A supply fee of $20 is due to instructor on the first day of class. There is no fee to register for this class. 55+YEARS 64033 TH 64034 TH 64035 TH

9/8 10/6 11/3

10am-1pm 10am-1pm 10am-1pm

CC CC CC

FREE FREE FREE

PASTELS WORKSHOP Join us for a one day workshop to learn about Pastels Art. Supplies will be provided, artists will have all the supplies you will need for this one day including handouts. A supply fee of $25 is due to instructor on the first day of class. There is no fee to register for this class.

W W W

9/22 10/20 11/3

10am-1pm 10am-1pm 10am-1pm

CC CC CC

FREE FREE FREE

SENIOR CIRCUIT TRAINING New This class is instructed by a certified Personal Trainer and is an introduction to weightlifting, using the “user -friendly” circuit machines. The hour long class will consist of a warm up and stretching period, followed by a comprehensive toning and strengthening class, focusing on safety, form and proper individual intensity. 50+ YEARS 64638 W 8/31-9/1 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 64680 F 9/2-9/23 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 Instructor: Susan Groves SENIOR WEIGHT TRAINING This class is instructed by a certified Personal Trainer using free weights, weight machines and cable resistance. This class will focus on safety and proper form, while challenging all major muscle groups. 50+ YEARS 64639 W 9/28-10/1 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 64681 F 9/30-10/21 10:30-11:30am FRC $24 Instructor: Susan Groves

New

Medical Chi Chong will help to relieve arthritis, stress, and enhance your immune system. Registration for this class must be made in person at the CSA office in the Community Center or by calling 480503-6058. 9:00-9:45 am

CC

N/C

YOGA

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Diamondbacks vs. Pirates: Wed.. Sept. 21st 11:00am. Good seats, not a lot of stairs, along the first base line. Food must be in a clear plastic bag, water in unopened bottles only. Seats are limited, reserve your spot early. Sign up starts: Aug. 1st. Flu Shots: Wed. Oct. 6th 9:00am-12:00 p.m. Mollen Clinic will once again be providing flu and pneumonia immunizations. Be sure to bring a copy of your primary insurance card. Shots will be given out on a first come, first served basis. Senior Center Halloween Party: Fri. Oct. 28th 10:00-11:30 a.m. Join us for some scary fun, and be sure to wear a costume if you’d like, there will be a costume contest, as well as snacks and goodies for everyone. No reservations needed, just stop by. NOVEMBER Give Thanks Day; Thurs. Nov. 17th. Plan on joining us for a wonderful turkey dinner with all the trimmings. What a perfect day to renew old friendships, and meet new people. Lunch will be served 11:15am1pm. Reservation Required. This event will be held at that Gilbert Senior Center (130 N Oak St. Gilbert, AZ). Mazatzal Casino: Wed. Nov. 9th. $3.00 to hold your spot on the bus; refunded as you board. Bus leaves at 8:30 am, returns 5:00 pm. Sign up begins October 13th Hale Centre Theatre: “It’s A Wonderful Life” Sat. Nov. 5th George Bailey is the everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams have been squashed. His guardian angel has to save him from despair and to remind him-by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born and that this has been, after all, a wonderful life. Sign up begins October 1st

FREE-Blood Pressure Checks First and third Tues. of each month starting at 10:00 am. Bingo Mon. & Fri from 10:15-11:30. Cost is $.50 a card. Music & Dancing

Viniyoga is an approach to yoga that takes into consideration each student’s abilities. Each person’s yoga practice needs to be one that best serves him or her best. Come experience the benefits for your body. Registration for this class must be made in person at the CSA office in the Community Center or by calling 480-503-6058. Wed.

Hale Centre Theatre: “The Mousetrap” Sat. Sept. 17th. This thriller is set in London, at a converted guest house, where the guests are snowed in. A moderately alarming situation becomes significantly graver when they learn a murderer is on the loose and may have made his way to their house.. Advance tickets only, on sale starting Aug. 1st. $18.00

ONGOING PROGRAMS

TAI CHI & MEDICAL CHI CHONG 10- wks

Mon

Mazatzal Casino: Wed. Sept. 14th. $3.00 to hold your spot on the bus; refunded as you board. Bus leaves at 8:30 am, returns 5:00 pm.

OCTOBER

55+YEARS 64036 64037 64038

SEPTEMBER

9:00-10:00

CC

N/C

Tues. & Thurs. from 10:30-11:30 Line Dancing Lesson Every Wed. from 11:15-12:30 Cost is $3.00 per class Check the monthly activity calendar for other activities and program that may be offered.


2011 Fall Recreation Guide