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Wiggle Worms Adventures - page 6 and 12 Family movie series - page 20 and 41 Library programs - page 20-22 Babysitter training class - page 28 Family fun zone - page 51 Summer Camps - page 42

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GILBERT PARKS AND RECREATION HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed July 4th

HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed July 4th

HOLIDAY HOURS: July 4th 10am-5pm

HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed July 4th

Southeast Regional Library 775 N. Greenfield Road Library Programs pages 22-24: 602.652.3000

www.mcldaz.org

Class and Rental Information 480.503.6200 M-Th 10am-9pm F-Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1pm-5pm

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HOLIDAY HOURS: Perry Library Closed July 4th 1965 E. Queen Creek Rd. Phone: 602.652.3000

M-Th 10am-7pm F-Sat 10am-4pm Sun Closed

HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed July 4th

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Dates to Remember DATES TO REMEMBER Summer Session Dates: June 4-August 4 (9 weeks) Make-up Week: August 6-August 11 No Class Dates: July 4 SUMMER REGISTRATION DATES Gilbert Residents – On-Line, Mail-In and Touch-Tone Registration Begins: May 15 Non-Gilbert Residents – On-Line, Mail-In, Walk-In and Touch-Tone Registration Begins: May 17 FALL SESSION DATES: August 20-October 6 (7 weeks) Recreation Guide Online: July 20 Registration Begins: July 31

Park Closures Cosmo Dog Park: All areas of the park will also be closed the month of August.

Crossroads Park: North & South Multipurpose fields & Soccer Fields 1-3 will be closed. June 1- Aug 13. Ball Fields 1-4 will be closed Aug 1 – Sept 10. Crossroads Dog Park will be closed the month of July.

Discovery Park: All Multi Purpose fields will be closed from June 1 – Aug 13.

Freestone Park: The N/S & E/W soccer fields will be closed July 1 – July 30. Softball fields 1-4 will be closed Aug 1 – Aug 30. Skate park will be closed the 1st Wednesday of every month.

Gilbert Youth Soccer Complex: All soccer fields will be closed from April 23 – Sept 10.

McQueen Park: New McQueen ball fields 5-8 will be closed Aug 1 – Aug 30. East & West multipurpose fields will be closed from Sept 1 – Sept 30.

Gilbert Sports Coalition Note: Gilbert Community Services Department does not manage these programs. This information is provided as a courtesy. Please contact the organizations directly for program information. American Youth Soccer Organization– www.ayso688.org Arizona Soccer Club– www.arizonasoccerclub.com Coast to Coast Football– www.coast2coastfootball.com Gilbert American Little League-www.gilbertlittleleague.com Gilbert Boys and Girls Club-www.clubzona.org Gilbert Football Association-www.gilbertfootball.com Gilbert National Little League and National Little League East– www.etaemz.com/gnall Gilbert Pop Warner Youth Football and Cheer– www.etamz.com/gilbertpopwarner Gilbert Wham Slam Jam Basketball-www.azwhambasketball.com Gilbert Youth Soccer Association– www.azgysa.com South East Diamondbacks Little League– www.sediamondbacks.com YMCA-Chandler/Gilbert-vallyymca.org

School District Contact Information Chandler Public Schools– ww2.chandler.k12.az.us Gilbert Public Schools– www.gilbert.k12.az.us Higley Unified School District– www.husd.org

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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. Touch-Tone Registration 1. 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. Mail-In Registration After selecting the classes you wish to register for, then: • Complete the registration form on line. • 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. We are sorry to say… • Registration fees must be submitted with registration form. Touch Tone is going away… • Your registration form is an application; it does not assure placement in a class. The last day Touch Tone registration will be available • If your class choices are full, you will be placed on a wait list for that class. will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Walk-In Registration Recreation Office if you have any questions. Registration forms may be dropped off in person Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm to the Parks and Recreation Department, 90 E. Civic Center Drive. For directions please call (480) 503-6200 Fax-In Registration Fax Registration form to 480-503-6213 All Faxes will be processed the same day as it is received-Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm

Registration Reminders If you are on a waitlist for a class, and an opening becomes available, you will be contacted by the Parks and Recreation Department. Parks and Recreation 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.

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

Refund and Cancellation Information *Refund Information– Requests for refunds for classes/programs must be received prior to 6pm, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. 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.

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

Scholarship Program 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 132 N. Bruce Street, Gilbert, AZ 85234.

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Class Program Guidelines and Policies GENERAL GUIDELINES For your child’s safety, children must be accompanied into the facility as well as to and from the classroom. Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. In lieu of the Town of Gilbert cancelling a class, we will make every effort to find a substitute to teach the class. In the event that a substitute cannot be found then a make-up class will be held. Make-up classes are held one week following the last scheduled date. Class will be made up at the same time, day and location. If a make-up class is not available then a credit for the missed class will be applied to your account for future registrations. Classes holding end of the session recitals will be held on the last scheduled class date even if a make-up class is scheduled. The Town of Gilbert has the right to cancel, postpone, combine classes, change rooms and/or instructors at any time. Please take a moment to update all of your contact information with a Town of Gilbert staff to ensure proper communication (i.e. cancelled class, injury/illness, late pick-up, etc.). If your child is sick with a cold or with flu like symptoms we ask that you keep them home for a minimum of 24 hours after symptoms have subsided. All participants must be temperature, vomit and diarrhea free for at least 24 hours before bringing them to class. 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. 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. If you are on a waitlist for a class, and an opening becomes available, you will be contacted by the Parks and Recreation Department. 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. Parks and Recreation 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. ROOM POLICY Only registered participants, instructors and Town of Gilbert staff are allowed in the classroom during class time. Parents are not allowed in the classroom unless it is a PARENT/TOT class. Exceptions are made for participants with special needs who require assistance. 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. Children and/or parent/guardian should wait outside of the classroom until instructor invites you in. Classroom doors will open at the scheduled start time. Doors may remain closed to allow time for instructors to prepare for their upcoming class(es). Please refrain from using your cell phone when entering a classroom. No food or drink allowed in the classrooms except water in a sealed container. Due to limited classroom space, no strollers allowed inside classrooms. Stroller parking is available in the hallway outside of your classroom. RESTROOM NEEDS Parents are encouraged to take their children to the restroom before class. A 10-minute bathroom/drink break will be taken for preschool classes that are one hour or more. Instructors accompany the entire class on such breaks. Parents of children in diapers/pull-ups must remain in the facility while the class is in session. If a diaper/pull up needs to be changed during the class, the parent will be asked to take the child to the restroom. Children should be able to use the restroom independently if you plan on leaving the facility during the class. If a child’s parent is not available to take them to the restroom then a Town of Gilbert staff will escort the child to the restroom. BEHAVIOR POLICY Children who are harmful to others or extremely disruptive to the class will be subject to the following Behavior Policy: Verbal warning Removal from the activity Call parent; temporary removal from the program Permanent removal from the program LATE PICK-UP POLICY If parent/guardian is more than 5 minutes late for pick-up; the child will be brought to the front desk to be supervised by a Recreation Leader. Instructors will contact parent/guardian if late pick-up occurs more than 2 times in one session.

PARKS AND RECREATION CLASSES AND PROGRAM STAFF

Freestone Recreation Center Gilbert Community Center/Page Park Center: McQueen Park Activity Center: Southeast Regional Library/Independent Contractors:

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Lisa Hecke, Recreation Coordinator

480-503-6288

Krista Neugebauer, Recreation Coordinator

480-503-6270

Stephanie McMullen, Recreation Coordinator

480-503-6233

Char Kaplow, Recreation Coordinator

480-503-6244

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Parent /Tot (Birth - 6 years) Gymnastics **HEAD OVER HEELS GYMNASTICS-PARENT/TOT** Parents will learn to assist their little gymnast through warm-ups and stretching before jumping, climbing, crawling and rolling on our kid-friendly gymnastics equipment. Children are encouraged to explore the world of movement using mats and balance beams to build strength, balance and coordination. Focus on hand to eye coordination through the use of bean bags, balls, buckets and hoops. Your kid will flip for this class! 2-3 YEARS 66616 TH 6/7-8/2 10-10:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: TBA

Arts **MESSY MONSTERS-PARENT/TOT** Bring your toddler in for a messy art experience designed just for them! Shaving cream, paint and play-dough projects will engage your child’s senses while they have a messy good time. Class will end with a mom and tot circle time to enjoy songs and play or story time. Come explore the amazing world of art and leave the clean up to us! Mom and tot will get messy, please remember to dress down for a messy time! 1 ½-2 ½ YEARS 66327 M 6/5-7/30 12:15-1pm CC $51 66613 F 6/8-8/3 10-10:45am MPAC $51 Instructor: TBA **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! 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! Mom and tot will get messy, please remember to dress down for a messy time! 2-5 YEARS 66614 F 6/8-8/3 9-9:45am MPAC $51 Instructor: TBA

We are sorry to say… Touch Tone is going away… The last day Touch Tone registration will be available will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office if you have any questions.

A clean, safe, indoor play area for you and your child to have some fun. Mats, music, parachutes, hoops, tunnels and more will be available for you & your little munchkin to climb up, down, over and through. Wiggle Worm Adventures is designed for children 5 years and younger. Adult supervision is required at all times Maximum of 4 children/adult.

May 21-August 17 Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-11am McQueen Park Activity Center $1.50/resident and $2.25/non-resident No registration necessary

For more information contact the center at:

(480) 503-6294 **Parent/Tot classes are designed to encourage both parent and child participation through instructor led activities. With you by their side, children will experience skills in sharing, listening and following directions. Classes are recommended for first time participants and those that aren’t quite ready to leave your side. This is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your child and enhance learning continued at home. 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. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class.**

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Parent /Tot (Birth- 6 years) Health and Fitness **1ST YEAR & PARENTS FIT** This class is designed to teach fitness techniques and exercises that can incorporate newborns with their mothers, in an effort to start new mothers and their infants off with a healthy lifestyle. Participants can expect to participate with their babies in 25 minutes of cardio, plyos, and strength training. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first five minutes of class. Participants may be asked to bring a car seat or stroller. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 1 ½ MONTHS-1 YEARS 66370 F 7/6-8/3* 4:15-4:45pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush *No class 7/27 **KIDS YOGA-PARENT/TOT** This class will include breathing exercises for calming and learning of yoga poses to improve coordination, balance and focusing skills. Games, songs and props used to make it motivating & fun. Participants should bring yoga mat and water to class. 3-4 YEARS 66703 F 6/29-8/3 9-9:45am CC $28 Instructor: Jeanette Runnings **PRE-K & PARENTS FIT** This class is designed to teach fitness techniques and exercises that can incorporate children with their mothers, in an effort to start mothers and their children off with a healthy lifestyle. Participants can expect to participate with their children in 25 minutes of cardio, plyos, and strength training. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first five minutes of class. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 3-5 YEARS 66474 SAT 7/7-8/4* 1-1:30pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush *No class 7/28 **TODDLER & PARENTS FIT** This class is designed to teach fitness techniques and exercises that can incorporate toddlers with their mothers, in an effort to start mothers and their toddlers off with a healthy lifestyle. Participants can expect to participate with their toddlers in 25 minutes of cardio, plyos, and strength training. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first five minutes of class. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 13 MONTHS-2 YEARS 66476 F 7/6-8/3* 5-5:30pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush *No class 7/27

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Martial Arts **SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-PARENT/TOT** 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 66477 M 6/4-7/30 5:30-6:20pm CC $41 66478 F 6/8-8/3 5:30-6:20pm FRC $41 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff

Special Interest **MUNCHKIN MUSIC WITH MS. COLLEEN** Join Ms. Colleen for 35 minutes of ocean themed musical fun and learning with instruments, parachute, puppets and more. 1 ½-4 YEARS 66479 T 7/10-7/31 10-10:35am SERL $25 66480 T 7/10-7/31 10:45-11:20am SERL $25 Instructor: Colleen Rogers **MUSIC ADVENTURES-PARENT/TOT** 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 66481 T 6/5-6/26 10-10:45am CC $40 66482 T 7/10-7/31 10-10:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Healing Staff **MUSIC EXPLORERS-PARENT/TOT** Engage with your young child in this sensory exploration of sound and music. Weekly themes using a wide variety of instruments and fun things to stimulate the auditory, visual and tactile systems! 1 MONTH–2 YEARS 66483 T 6/5-6/26 9-9:45am CC $40 66484 T 7/10-7/31 9-9:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Learning Staff **PARENT TOT MUSIC TIME** A fun interactive way for families to bring music into their home. Each child and care-giver duo will learn how to play together in ways that will enhance their child's musical and general development. Learn new songs, games, and play music on child friendly instruments. One child per caregiver please. 6 MONTHS-4 YEARS 66485 W 6/6-7/18* 10-10:45am SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music *No class 7/4

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Parent /Tot (Birth- 6 years) 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 66617 TH 6/7-8/2 9-9:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: TBA

**SPORTBALL PARENT & CHILD** Parents and caregivers can have a direct hand in their youngster's development through our Multi-Sport program. Sportball programs teach children important introductory physical skills associated with our eight core sports (hockey, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf and football) and helps them to develop confidence in their abilities. 2-3 YEARS 66492 SAT 6/9-7/28 10:15-11:00am MPAC $73 Instructor: Sportball Staff * No class 7/7

**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 (PI) is located at 2305 E. Knox Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85296 3-6 YEARS 66486 SAT 6/9-6/30 10:05-10:35am PI $48 66487 SAT 7/7-7/28 10:05-10:35am PI $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff **SPORTBALL JUNIOR-PARENT/TOT** This 45-minute program is a perfect introduction to Sportball. Children and parents participate in sports, creative games, songs, rhymes, stories, bubble time and much more. Although these programs focus more on exploration, children will be introduced to a different sport each week. Parents are encouraged to participate with their child and challenge them according to their skill level. 16 MONTHS-2 YEARS 66491 SAT 6/9-7/28 9:30-10:15am MPAC $73 Instructor: Sportball Staff * No class 7/7

**Parent/Tot classes are designed to encourage both parent and child participation through instructor led activities. With you by their side, children will experience skills in sharing, listening and following directions. Classes are recommended for first time participants and those that aren’t quite ready to leave your side. This is a great opportunity to spend quality time with your child and enhance learning continued at home. 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. Participants must be the minimum age by the first day of class.**

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Tumbling and Movement **ALL STAR KIDZ PARENT/TOT** Your little one and you 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 work out for you too! Desert Star Dance (DSD) is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. 1 ½-3 YEARS 66493 W 6/20-8/1* 10-10:45am DSD $48 66494 SAT 6/23-8/4* 9-9:45am DSD $48 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 7/4 & 7/7 **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 up, down, over and through mats, parachutes, hoops and more! Take a walk back to your own childhood by participating in some of the classic children songs and nursery rhymes. Class is wildly interactive with you by their side! 1-2 YEARS 66619 T 6/5-7/31 9-9:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: TBA

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements.

Academics

We are sorry to say… Touch Tone is going away…

3-2-1, BLAST OFF! ROCKETS AND SPACE Look to the stars! In this space launch, your child will become an engineer as they design and build a NASA-inspired rocket out of recycled materials. They will inspect how water pressure affects the trajectory path of their rocket as they launch it high in to the stars, 3-2-1, blast off! 3-5 YEARS 65768 W 5/16 10-11am MPAC $23 Instructor: Arizona Science Center Staff ABC ART This class is designed for students to participate in art activities related to each letter of the alphabet. Students will study 2-3 letters each week & do a craft related to the letters. A book and or creative movement maybe implemented if time permits. Dress for a mess & come be creative with us. 2 ½-4 YEARS 66471 W 6/6-7/11 9:30-10:15am CC $40 3-5 YEARS 66472 TH 6/7-7/12 9:30-10:15am CC $40 Instructors: Heidi Resh & Jenna Hart *No class 7/4 ADVENTURES IN LEARNING Prepare your child for the adventure of a lifetime…kindergarten! Your little one will learn the basics of reading and writing that will encourage success for years to come. This class will incorporate hands-on manipulatives that will develop cognitive & motor skills, math by counting, sorting & grouping and creative play to encourage individuality, creativity & success! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 66622 T/TH 6/5-8/2 12:30-2:45pm MPAC $198 Instructor: Elena Emanuel ALL THE WRITE STUFF Get your child on the “write” track with this class! Children will participate in a variety of activities that support their writing attempts all while surrounded by a print-rich environment. We will engage in fine-motor strengthening activities, play dough, lacing, and weaving, as well as provide children with a variety of writing opportunities using sensory materials including shaving cream, writing bags, and salt writing. Children will also have daily opportunities to use writing in a meaningful way. Children will bring home a writing activity to use at home at the end of each class! Participants must be minimum age of class by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 66694 T 6/5-6/26 11:45-12:45pm CC $28 Instructor: TBA

The last day Touch Tone registration will be available will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office if you have any questions.

STORYTIME ADVENTURES WITH BEAR

Free

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!

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 Stories will be held at 10am and 10:30am

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. ALPHABET SOUP Discover the alphabet in a fun and creative way. Letter recognition, letter tracing, and crafts that relate with the letter of the day as well as story time and group play to keep your child engaged in the learning process. Children will also learn to follow directions and develop social skills. Participants must be 3 years old by first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 66743 W/TH 6/6-8/2* 1-2:30pm FRC $125 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 7/4 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 3 years old by first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 66425 M/T 6/4-7/17 12:15-1:45pm SERL $105 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck AROUND THE WORLD (NEW) Let’s travel to the 7 continents and visit exciting lands that you have only heard about! Crafts and snacks will be incorporated to reflect the culture of the continent/country that we visit. Come have fun learning about new travel destinations! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-6 YEARS 66623 TH 6/14-8/2 10:30-11:45am MPAC $53 Instructor: Carolyn Love CREEPY CRAWLIES Come explore the exciting world of snakes, spiders, lizards and bugs! Learn some fun facts about these reptiles and amphibians such as their characteristics, habitats, eating habits, etc. Create a creepy crawly craft each day and you might just learn that they’re not so bad after all! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-6 YEARS 66624 T 6/12-7/31 10:30-11:45am MPAC $60 Instructor: Carolyn Love

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 66426 M/T 7/2-7/31 10:45am-1:15pm FRC $123 Instructor: Debra Shaw LIL’ CRITTERS CLUB Animals will be our theme as we explore the alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors. Your little one will practice following directions, being a good listener, as well as getting along with others. We’ll sing, craft, play games and have a super fun time! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 66427 M 6/4-7/16 10-11am SERL $41 66428 T 6/5-7/17 11am-12pm SERL $41 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck LITTLE SCIENTIST Children will have fun learning about a variety of different topics such as Ocean Life, Reptiles, Weather, Our Skeletal System and many more. Children will learn about these through simple experiments, books, songs and hands on activities. 3-5 YEARS 66429 M/T 7/2-7/31 9-10:30am FRC $78 Instructor: Debra Shaw 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 66627 F 6/15-8/3* 9-10:15am MPAC $45 Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 7/13

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. MAD MATH II Come TAKE AWAY a fun, new way to learn math! We will concentrate on learning numbers and simple subtraction. Flashcards, worksheets and manipulatives will be used to teach children math in an engaging, fun fashion. The DIFFERENCE of this math class is that you’ll see RESULTS in a few, short weeks! Class is best suited for those who have previously taken Mad Math I. Participants must be the minimum age by first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 66628 F 6/15-8/3* 10:30-11:45am MPAC $45 Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 7/13 MAGICAL MORNINGS SEA LIFE ADVENTURES Pick 1 week or 2…it’s up to you! Each week will be different. Let your child explore the world of the ocean. We will take a look at sharks, crabs, jelly fish, whales and so much more! There will be sand to play in, lots of crafts, stories and fun. A great opportunity for your child to learn about the wonders under the big blue sea. 3-5 YEARS 66705 M-TH 6/11-6/14 10am-12pm CC $46 Instructor: Susan Miller NUMBERS ART This class is designed for students to participate in art activities related to different numbers. Students will study 2-3 numbers each week & do a craft related to the numbers studied. A book and or creative movement maybe implemented if time permits. Dress for a mess & come be creative with us. 3-5 YEARS 66707 TH 6/7-7/12 10:30-11:30am CC $40 Instructors: Heidi Resh & Jenna Hart * No class 7/4 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 66431 W/TH 6/6-8/2* 9-10:30am FRC $125 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 7/4

SUMMER FUN IN THE SUN Summer Fun begins here! During this class children will explore a new topic each week combining fun and learning. Each class includes science, art, math, and language activities all in a fun, social environment. Topics will include Rainbows, Sunshine and Shadows, Water and Ice, Beach Day and much, much more. Participants must be minimum age of class by the first day of class. 3-4 YEARS 66709 T 6/5-7/31 9:00-11:15am CC $101 Instructor: TBA THE WORDS ALL AROUND US This class will support children’s developing literacy through involving them in activities using the words they encounter every day! From cereal boxes, to street signs, children will explore the print-rich environment around them while playing Logo Lotto, piecing together Cereal Box Puzzles, going on Word Hunts and much more. Participants must be minimum age of class by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 66711 T 7/10-7/31 11:45-12:45 CC $28 Instructor: Tracey Bailey

We are sorry to say… Touch Tone is going away… The last day Touch Tone registration will be available will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office if you have any questions.

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. 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 it’s fun! A $27 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class, which includes customized CD, book and flashcards. 2 ½-6 YEARS 66495 T 6/5-7/31 9-9:45am SERL $94 66496 T 6/5-7/31 11-11:45am MPAC $94 Instructor: Mina Martinez 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. 2-3 YEARS 66432 W 6/6-8/1* 10:45-11:30am FRC $46 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck *No class 7/4 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 66433 M 6/4-7/16 11:15-12pm SERL $41 66434 T 6/5-7/17 10-10:45am SERL $41 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck

Arts and Crafts COOL CRAFTS FOR KIDS This class is packed full of fun. Little ones will have a great time making new and exciting crafts each week and decorating their home with their creations. Song and story time will also be incorporated to help enhance the creativity process. This class helps to enhance fine motor skills, social interaction and creativity. 3-5 YEARS 66435 TH 6/7-8/2 10:45-11:30am FRC $51 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck

MESSY EXPLORERS Explorers will engage their inner artist while they explore new techniques and take their art making a step further all on their own! Your child will broaden their view of the world around them through hands-on, messy fun. Art teaches critical thinking, self-expression, problem solving, individuality, creativity and self-esteem. Dress your child for a messy good time! 3½-5 YEARS 66629 F 6/8-8/3 11-11:45am MPAC $51 Instructor: TBA

A clean, safe, indoor play area for you and your child to have some fun. Mats, music, parachutes, hoops, tunnels and more will be available for you & your little munchkin to climb up, down, over and through. Wiggle Worm Adventures is designed for children 5 years and younger. Adult supervision is required at all times Maximum of 4 children/adult.

May 21-August 17 Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-11am McQueen Park Activity Center 510 N. Horne Street $1.50/resident and $2.25/non-resident No registration necessary

For more information contact the center at:

(480) 503-6294

CURLY GIRLY CRAFTS Girls just want to have fun and fun it is for this new craft class. Join us in making picture frames, flowered pen, headbands, sequined tshirts and much more. 4-6 YEARS 66712 T 6/5-7/31* 11-11:45am CC $46 Instructor: Jenna Hart *No class 7/3

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Cooking

Dance/Cheer

CRAZY CHEFS-CELEBRATE For those of you who get the munchies and don't know what to do can come learn how to prepare your own 4th of July snacks; pigs in a blanket, apple pie and July 4th cookies. Each child will receive a cookbook with a copy of each recipe on the last day of class. Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 3-4 YEARS 66630 M/T/TH 7/2-7/5 10-10:45am MPAC $20 4-6 YEARS 66631 M/T/TH 7/2-7/5 11-11:45am MPAC $20 Instructor: Cathy Gomez CRAZY CHEFS-ITALIAN For those of you who get the munchies and don't know what to do can come learn how to prepare your own Italian snacks; pizza, submarine sandwich and spaghetti & meatballs. Each child will receive a cookbook with a copy of each recipe on the last day of class. Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 3-4 YEARS 66634 T/W/TH 6/19-6/21 10-10:45am MPAC $20 4-6 YEARS 66635 T/W/TH 6/19-6/21 11-11:45am MPAC $20 Instructor: Cathy Gomez SUMMERTIME 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 cupcakes in fun, seasonal themes. The possibilities are endless! Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 3½-6 YEARS 66636 F 6/8-6/29 10:15-11am MPAC $28 Instructor: TBA TASTY BUDS Have you been looking for new ways to get your tot to try some new, healthy foods?! It’s all in the presentation! Kids will create tasty, FUN, healthy snacks and treats that they won’t be able to resist…not even a bite! They’ll learn kitchen etiquette, food preparation and they’ll even receive a recipe book to re-create at home. Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 3½-6 YEARS 66637 F 7/13-8/3 10:15-11am MPAC $28 Instructor: TBA

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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. Participants must be minimum age of class by the first day of class. 2-3 YEARS 66331 M 6/4-7/31 10-10:30am CC $25 Instructor: Jenna Hart 66332 W 6/6-8/1* 1:15-1:45pm CC $22 Instructor: Elena Emanual *No class 7/4 66333 W 6/6-8/1* 11-11:30am CC $22 66334 TH 6/7-8/2 10:30-11am CC $25 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No class 7/4

BABY BALLERINAS II This class is for students that have completed at least one class of Baby Ballerinas and are ready to progress their technique. My first ballet class is designed especially for the very young dancers. We will be using props, imagery and costumes during this class. Participants must be minimum age of class by the first day of class. 2-3 YEARS 66716 T 6/5-7/31 10:30-11am CC $25 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore BALLET/ TAP Come have fun while learning fun tap combinations and the graceful movements of classical ballet. Ballet and tap shoes are strongly recommended. 3-5 YEARS 66376 M 6/4-6/25 12:15-1pm FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domini 66436 M 7/9-7/30 12:15-1pm FRC $20 Instructor: Lauren Regnier 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. Ballet shoes are recommended. 3-4 YEARS 66437 M 6/4-6/25 11:15am-12pm FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domini 4-6 YEARS 66438 M 7/9-7/30 11:15am-12pm FRC $20 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

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BOYS DANCE AND TUMBLE This class is for all you boys who like to move. You will learn basic hip-hop dance moves 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 66717 W 6/6-8/1 2-2:45pm CC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanual *No class 7/4 CHEER, CHANTS & TUMBLE The girls on 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 66639 TH 6/7-8/2 11-11:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 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 66718 T 6/5-7/31 11-11:45am CC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 66719 W 6/6-8/1* 11:45am-12:30pm CC $38 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No class 7/4 66720 TH 6/7-7/12 1:10-1:55pm CC $31 Instructor: Heidi Resh 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. 4-6 YEARS 66442 TH 6/7-8/2 4:15-5pm FRC $43 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

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DRESS UP AND DANCE 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. Desert Star Dance (DSD) is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. 3-5 YEARS 66497 W 6/20-8/1 11-11:45am DSD $48 66498 SAT 6/23-8/4* 10-10:45am DSD $40 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 7/4 & 7/7 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 66723 W 6/6-8/1 3-3:45pm CC $38 Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 7/4 66721 T 6/5-7/31 9-9:45am CC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 66722 T 6/5-7/31 11:15am-12pm CC $43 66725 W 6/6-8/1* 10-10:45am CC $38 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No class 7/4 66724 F 6/8-8/3 9-9:45am CC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad FAIRYTAIL BALLET II This class is for students that have completed at least one class of Fairytale Ballet and they are ready to progress their technique. 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 66726 TH 6/7-8/2 11:15am-12pm CC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore HIP HOP DANCE Your child will love this class moving and grooving to the hip hop beat. Let your little ones personality soar as they show off their own hip hop style and attitude. 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. Great class to enhance motor skills, social interaction and self confidence. 4-6 YEARS 66444 T 6/5-7/31 4:15-5pm FRC $43 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. JAZZY POM DANCE This class is a mixture with Jazz technique and Pom dance style. Jazz Pom Dance is great exercise and helps eye-hand coordination and increases flexibility. Students learn basic jazz/hip-hop technique and exciting arm/hand movement to today's kid-friendly pop music. 4-6 YEARS 66727 M 6/4-7/30 12-12:45pm CC $43 Instructor: Jenna Hart 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 (DSD) is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. 4-6 YEARS 66499 SAT 6/23-8/4* 11-11:45am DSD $48 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 7/7 PIP SQUEAK HIP HOP Does your little pip squeak love to dance and move?! 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! Class taught to upbeat, age appropriate music. Tennis shoes and relaxed clothes are recommended. 3-5 YEARS 66640 TH 6/7-8/2 3-3:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel RHYTHM & ROLL This is an action packed class that includes hip hop, tap, 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. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class 3-5 YEARS 66446 W 6/6-6/27 1:15-2pm FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domni 66445 W 7/11-8/11 1:15-2pm FRC $20 66447 SAT 6/9-8/4 11-11:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

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TAP, BALLET & 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 but not required. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2 ½-3 YEARS 66373 W 6/6-6/27 10:15-11am FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domni 66642 TH 6/7-8/2 10-10:40am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 2 ½-4 YEARS 66330 F 6/8-8/3 10-10:45am CC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 3-5 YEARS 66375 W 6/6-6/27 11:15-12pm FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domini 66374 W 7/11-8/1 11:15-12pm FRC $20 Instructor: Lauren Regnier TINKERBELL BALLET 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. 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. 2 ½-3 YEARS 66643 M 6/4-7/30 9-9:40am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad

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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 66644 M 6/4-7/30 11-11:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad ZUMBA TOMIC Designed exclusively for kids Zumbatomic classes are rockin’, high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. Must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 66693 W 6/6-8/1* 4-4:45pm FRC $38 Instructor: Barbie Anderson *No class 7/4

Gymnastics HEAD OVER HEELS GYMNASTICS This class is geared towards the young gymnast that would like to learn basic floor gymnastics such as forward & straddle rolls and how to walk on a balance beam. They will also practice skills to accomplish headstands, beginner cartwheels and arching. Kids will work on gross motor skills such as balance, coordination and flexibility. Focus on hand to eye coordination through the use of bean bags, balls, buckets and hoops. Your kid will flip for this class! 3-5 YEARS 66645 W 6/6-8/1* 9-9:45am MPAC $38 Instructor: TBA *No class 7/4

Health and Fitness YOGA FOR YOUNGSTERS Utilizing their imaginations, increased coordination and independence, children engage and learn poses as they 'roar' like a lion, 'meow' like a cat or 'moo' like a cow and play yoga games. 3-6 YEARS 66339 TH 6/28-8/2 9-9:45am CC $30 Instructor: Jeanette Runnings

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Special Interest DISCOVERY KIDS PUTERBUG COMPUTER CLASS Watch your child go from tapping and typing, to reading and writing. Discovery Kids Puterbugs prepares children 7 and younger with today’s Top 100 Tech Skills, starting with the letters of the keyboard. Features personal attention, unique and creative way of learning and exclusive access to continue the fun and learning online at home! 3-7 YEARS 66500 T 6/5-6/26 4:15-5:15pm FRC $39 66502 T 7/10-7/31 4:15-5:15pm FRC $39 66503 T 7/10-7/31 5:30-6:30pm FRC $39 Instructor: Lou-Lou’s Play School Staff GROWING YOUNG MUSICIANS This class will allow students to learn about the joy of music. They will engage in tonal competency, rhythmic competency, learn the basics of reading music through games and fun activities. The children will also explore new instruments and "make and take" new instruments home each week. This course serves as a great precursor to private lessons. An $8 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 4-7 YEARS 66504 T 6/5-7/10 4-4:45pm SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff GUITAR FOR LITTLE HANDS This class will allow students the opportunity to learn more about the basics of guitar playing. They will learn warm-up techniques, finger-strengthening exercises, tuning, proper hand positions, posture, note-reading, finger-picking, simplified chords, and how to play simple songs step by step by the end of the sessions. No prior experience required. Students will be required to provide their own guitar for class sessions. 4-7 YEARS 66505 T 6/5-7/10 4-4:45pm CC $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff PIANO FOR LITTLE HANDS Basic piano skills, such as proper hand positions, posture, note reading, and technique, will be taught. 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 for class sessions; fullsize, weighted keys are preferable if possible. 4-7 YEARS 66506 W 6/6-7/18* 4-4:45pm SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff *No class 7/4 SINGING FOR LITTLE STARS This program is full of fun methods that will allow students to learn proper voice technique including posture, breath support, pitch accuracy, and projection. There will also be focus on the art of performance and presentation. They will be given the opportunities to sing in an ensemble setting as well as a soloist. At the end of the sessions, a student recital will be held allowing the students to perform and utilize their acquired skills. No prior experience required. 66507 T 6/5-7/10 5-5:45pm SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff

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PUNK ROCK TIE DYE WORKSHOP Leap into the world of creativity with this super fast and easy way to make your own tie dyed tee. Learn simple techniques of wrapping, folding and painting with dyes to create awesome fabric art. Come back on day 2 and embellish your tee with rockin iron-on transfers. Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton t-shirt and have a terrific time! Dress for mess. 6-9 YEARS 66659 F 6/22-6/29 12:45-2pm MPAC $18 9-12 YEARS 66660 F 6/22-6/29 2:15-3:30pm MPAC $18 Instructor: Andrea Inman

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 66448 T 6/5-7/31 11-11:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 66450 F 6/8-8/3 9-9:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr 4-6 YEARS 66449 W 6/6-8/1* 2-2:45pm FRC $38 Instructor: Dempster Jackson *No class 7/4 66451 TH 6/7-8/2 11:10-11:55am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr

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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 66452 TH 6/7-8/2 12:05-12:50pm FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr GOLF FOR LITTLE TIGERS 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 (WS) is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 4-7 YEARS 66508 T 6/5-7/3 8-9am WS $75 66509 T 7/10-8/7 8-9am WS $75 Instructor: Western Skies Staff 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 66453 W 6/6-8/1* 1-1:45pm FRC $38 Instructor: Dempster Jackson *No class 7/4 66454 TH 6/7-8/2 10:15-11am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr KIDDIE KICKERS 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. Participants must wear sneakers. 3-4 YEARS 66468 F 6/8-8/3 11-11:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr 66470 SAT 6/16-7/28 9-9:45am FRC $34 Instructor: Nichole Reese 4-6 YEARS 66469 M 6/11-7/30 3-3:45pm FRC $38 Instructor Nichole Reese 66466 SAT 6/16-7/28 10-10:45am FRC $34 Instructor Nichole Reese

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements. 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 66455 M 6/11-7/30 2-2:45pm FRC $38 Instructor Nichole Reese 66729 F 6/15-8/3 9-9:45am CC $38 Instructor: Nichole Reese 66730 SAT 6/9-8/4 10-10:45am CC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 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 66731 F 6/15-8/3* 10-10:40am CC $38 Instructor: Nichole Reese *No class 7/4 66732 SAT 6/16-8/4 11-11:40am CC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson MY FAVORITE SPORTS This class will have all of your little ones favorite sports combined into one action packed session. Kids will have social interaction and learn fine motor skills with sports like soccer, t-ball, hockey and football. A class for any sports enthusiast. Good sportsmanship, teamwork and appropriate classroom behavior will be emphasized. Other active games may be introduced to help enhance your child’s experience and fine motor skills. Participants must wear sneakers. 3-5 YEARS 66457 T 6/5-7/31 9-9:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 66458 F 6/8-8/3 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr

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, relay races and much, much more! Emphasis on skill development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and physical activity to help build strong bones and encourage socialization. This is a non-competitive, playful atmosphere. Participants must wear tennis shoes. 3-5 YEARS 66648 W 6/6-8/1* 11-11:45am MPAC $38 Instructor: Julie Kinal *No class 7/4 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 the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program. Children will advance through levels 1-3, each level gradually becoming more challenging. Polar Ice (PI) is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 3-6 YEARS 66510 SAT 6/9-6/30 10:05-10:35am PI $48 66511 SAT 7/7-7/28 10:05-10:35am PI $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff 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! Bring water and wear tennis shoes. For the summer months, this class will meet inside McQueen Park Activity Center. 3-6 YEARS 66513 F 6/8-7/27 3-4pm MPARK $79

PE FOR PRESCHOOLERS This class will introduce your little one to 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. 4-6 YEARS 66752 F 6/15-8/3 11-11:45am CC $38 Instructor: Nichole Reese

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Non-registered children must meet the minimum age requirement of the facility to be left unsupervised. Please see facility staff for age requirements.

Tumbling and Movement FUN, FITNESS & TUMBLING Come and join us for some fun! The class will utilize props and equipment such as a balance beam, a parachute, balls, jump ropes and tunnels. We will also work on basic tumbling skills. Emphasis will be on self esteem and interacting with others. 3-4 YEARS 66461 M 6/4-7/9 10-10:45am FRC $29 Instructor: Julie Kinal 4-6 YEARS 66463 T 6/12-7/31 2:30-3:15pm FRC $38 Instructor: Nichole Reese 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 ½-4 YEARS 66736 T 6/5-7/31 10-10:45am CC $43 66737 W 6/6-8/1* 9-9:45am CC $38 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore *No class 7/4

LANGO SPANISH FULL IMMERSION CAMP! Your child does not need a background in Spanish. Summer Spanish Camp is an interactive, excited, and hands-on full immersion language learning. Camp is taught entirely in Spanish. We will combine vocabulary, cultural notes, and conversational phrases to introduce your camper to all aspects of the Spanish language! The daily activities vary from creating a piñata, playing Spanish bingo, art projects, games, signing, and much more! A light snack will be provided. Lango Kids Gilbert (LKG) is located at 743 S. Lindsay Rd. #102, Gilbert, 85296. 3-7 YEARS 66697 M-F 6/18-6/22 9am-12pm LKG $115 66698 M-F 6/18-6/22 1-4pm LKG $115 66699 M-F 7/16-7/20 9am-12pm LKG $115 66700 M-F 7/16-7/20 1-4pm LKG $115 Instructor: Lango Kids Staff

TUMBLING FOR FUN This class will focus on front rolls, handstands, cartwheels, headstands and having fun. Children should wear comfortable clothes that do not restrict movement. 3-5 YEARS 66734 M 6/4-7/9 2-2:45pm CC $31 Instructor: Heidi Resh TUMBLING TOTS This is a basic tumbling class for the little ones. Students will learn to 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! Must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 66464 M 6/4-7/9 9-9:45am FRC $29 Instructor: Julie Kinal 66465 SAT 6/9-8/4 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

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WILD ABOUT NATURE Explore the Riparian Preserve and learn about lots of wonderful wildlife – bugs, birds, reptiles and mammals – including the chance to get up close and personal! 4-10 YEARS 66651 M-TH 6/18-6/21 8:30-11:30am SERL $55 Instructor: Riparian Staff

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Southeast Regional Library Perry Library 775 N. Greenfield Road 1965 E. Queen Creek Rd. Phone: 602.652.3000 Phone: 602.652.3000 www.mcldaz.org All programs offered by Maricopa County Library District Are Free. Please check with the Library for registration information. KNIT HAPPENS!- Perry Library Are you looking for a project to help you earn hours of community service? Join us in continuing the tradition of fun, food and friendship-all levels welcome. Our current service project is Lap sized blankets for Project Linus! 12-18 YEARS TH 6/28, 7/26, 8/9 & 8/23 2:30-3:30pm FREE COMMON THREADS-Perry Library Come join the fellowship of THE COMMON THREADS, the Perry Knitting & Crocheting group and enjoy fun, food, and friendship while creating and sharing needlework projects. All ages and abilities welcome! ALL AGES TH 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, 8/9 & 8/23 1-2:30p FREE

Naturalist and humorist “Wildman Phil” highlights the unique characteristics of various wildlife and the ways the lives of these vastly different animals are interwoven. An Arizona native, Philip Rakoci has a passion and exuberance for all things prickly, pointy, venomous, and desiccated. His forays into Arizona‟s deserts are frequent and legendary. So as not to be far away from the desert‟s creepy crawlers, Phil‟s home is a living laboratory of the desert and Phil takes his „pets‟ on the road across the Southwest to educate and entertain all ages of students. Tickets will be distributed Fifteen minutes before each show in the Library lobby. Assembly Room.

Tuesday June 6th 10-11am & 11am-12pm FREE

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PERRY ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP-Perry Library Join us each month for a lively discussion of titles by debut authors. Refreshments will be served. Contact the library at 602.652.3000 for titles to be discussed. ADULTS 16+ YEARS M 6/25, 7/23& 8/27 10-11:30am FREE

Bring a blanket and some popcorn and join us to watch a popular animated children's film. The film will be Rated G. Seating is limited to room max. capacity. Tickets will be distributed 15 minutes before the show in the Library lobby

SATURDAY 6/23, 6/30, & 7/14 2pm Southeast Regional Library

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SUMMER READING PROGRAM (Perry & Southeast Regional Libraries) “Our State, Our Story: Celebrating 100 Years of Arizona” is the theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program May 24 – July 28, 2012. Children, teens, adults, and families read for fun during the summer and track their reading online and/or submit reviews to earn prizes. Register online at www.mcldaz.org. Come to either the Southeast Regional or Perry Library to claim reading prizes beginning June 1.

OUR STATE, OUR STORY SERIES-WAILING BANSIDHE INVESTIGATIONS Come meet some real live “ghost busters” (well, ghost hunters, really)! Find out about Arizona’s most haunted places with Wailing Bansidhe (pronounced “Banshee”) Investigations, a paranormal investigative group from Tucson, AZ. They will share their experiences as ghost hunters with teens. 12-18 YEARS T 6/26 1-2pm Perry Library Free

OUR STATE OUR STORY SERIES-AROMATHERAPY Many pioneer families made and traded for their essential daily supplies including items like soaps, shampoos and perfumes. Join us as we discover how to use plants and herbs to create aromatherapy blends like bath salts and lotions. 10-18 YEARS T 7/10 1-2pm Perry Library Free

BOOKHYPE- Perry Library The Teens’ Top Ten is an ongoing project in which publishers of young adult books provide pre-published copies and recently published copies of titles to teen book discussion groups in libraries. In exchange, teen readers evaluate books from more than 30 participating publishers. Bookhype is a happy group of avid readers and reviewers. 12-18 YEARS TH 6/21, 7/19, 8/16 3:30-4:30pm FREE

All programs offered by Maricopa County Library District Are Free. Please check with the Library for registration information.

SILK SCREEN T-SHIRT Teen Program

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Express your artistic side through the art of silk screen printing. Learn the basics with Red Rohall and create a cool t-shirt. In the staff conference room.

Thursday June 14 2-3pm Southeast Regional Library FREE

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Monday July 9th 10:30-11:30am Perry Library FREE Marshal Rowdy Yo along with his silly sidekick Calamity Jo, amaze and amuse audiences with a cast of „Pooches from the Prairie‟. All doggies in the show are rescued from animal shelters around the country. They are trained, with tender loving care, by trainer Gary Noel. CHILDREN / FAMILIES / ALL AGES

Free Programs at Perry Library WIGGLE WORMS Come to the library for age-appropriate stories and activities for little wigglers. Registration needed. Register online at www.mcldaz.org one week in advance of each session. Geared for children ages 18 months to 3 ½ years accompanied by a caregiver. 18 MONTHS-3 ½ YEARS M/T 6/4-7/31 (no session 7/9) 10:30-11am BABY TIME Have fun sharing books, lap-sit songs and rhymes, puppets, music and shakers, and the parachute. Learn tips to build a foundation for reading. Playtime follows program. This program is for babies birth to 20 months accompanied by a caregiver. For the safety and enjoyment of the babies, no older children are allowed. No registration needed. BIRTH-20 MONTHS W 6/6-7/25 (no session 7/4) 10:30-11am PRE-K STORY TIME 3 ½ to 5 years old will develop a love of books, learning letter sounds, flannel board rhymes, songs and music, shakers, bubbles, scarf dancing, and parachute play. Learn tips for early literacy skills. No registration needed. 3 ½-5 YEARS TH 6/7-7/26 10:30-11am

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CENTENNIAL STORIES & ACTIVITIES An interactive program with desert themed activities and stories for children ages 6 to 8. Separate registration needed for each session. Register online at www.mcldaz.org starting May 16 for the June session and June 20 for the July session.

6-8 YEARS Wednesdays 7/11 2:00-2:30pm

Perry Library FREE

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) Arts and Crafts FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING Participants will learn how to draw shapes and forms that surround us. They will also learn how to create drawings from their imagination and how to see vanishing points in buildings, roads, etc. We will do creative exercises to make drawing fun! 7-12 YEARS 66340 W 6/6-8/1* 4-5:30pm CC $65 Instructor: Deanna Wayne *No class 7/4

Super Summer Crafts Camp– Ages 6-9 Come join us and keep cool this summer at these themed craft camps! During the week we'll explore different mediums such as beads, mosaics, paint, clay, and much more to create projects to coincide with the theme of the week . All sessions run Monday–Thursday. 66215 66216 66217 66218 66219 66220 66221

6/11-6/14 6/18-6/21 6/25-6/28 7/9-7/13 7/16-7/19 7/23-7/26 7/30-8/3

Outdoor Adventures Beach Bums Space Explorers Fun with Nature Treasure Seekers All Around the World Into the Wild

10am–12pm Monday—Thursday Page Park Center

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PUNK ROCK TIE DYE WORKSHOP Leap into the world of creativity with this super fast and easy way to make your own tie dyed tee. Learn simple techniques of wrapping, folding and painting with dyes to create awesome fabric art. Come back on day 2 and embellish your tee with rockin iron-on transfers. Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton t-shirt and have a terrific time! Dress for mess. 6-9 YEARS 66659 F 9-12 YEARS 66660 F Instructor: TBA

6/22-6/29 12:45-2pm

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$18

6/22-6/29 2:15-3:30pm

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GLAMOUR & GLITZ CRAFTS Girls just want to have fun and fun it is for this new craft class. Join us in making picture frames, flowered pen, headbands, sequined t-shirts and much more. 6-9 YEARS 66345 T 6/5-7/31* 12-12:45pm CC $46 Instructor: Jenna Hart *No class 7/3 GLITZY GLAM TIE DYE WORKSHOP Leap into the world of creativity with this super fast and easy way to make your own tie dyed tee. Learn simple techniques of wrapping, folding and painting with dyes to create awesome fabric art. Come back on day 2 and embellish your tee with glitzy glam iron-on transfers and gems! Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton t-shirt and have a t-i-e-rrific time! Dress for mess. 6-9 YEARS 66657 F 7/13-7/20 12:45-2pm MPAC $18 9-12 YEARS 66658 F 7/13-7/20 2:15-3:30pm MPAC $18 Instructor: Andrea Inman REFRIGERATOR ART– YOUTH Even if your child thinks, “I can’t draw” this class is for them! This art class will break down the process of how to draw. Focus in on “No one’s art is better than yours” and “there are no mistakes”. Parent and children alike will be surprised with the creative results! Participants must be able to recognize and draw shapes. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 6-8 YEARS 66701 M 6/4-6/25 11am-12pm FRC $28 Instructor: Michelle Lohman

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) Cooking

Dance and Cheer

SUMMERTIME 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 cupcakes in fun, seasonal themes. The possibilities are endless! Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 6-9 YEARS 66668 F 6/8-6/29 11:15am-12pm MPAC $28 Instructor: TBA TASTY BUDS Have you been looking for new ways to get your tot to try some new, healthy foods?! It’s all in the presentation! Kids will create tasty, FUN, healthy snacks and treats that they won’t be able to resist…not even a bite! They’ll learn kitchen etiquette, food preparation and they’ll even receive a recipe book to re-create at home. Bring a storage container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children with food allergies. 6-9 YEARS 66669 F 7/13-8/3 11:15am-12pm MPAC $28 Instructor: TBA

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 66671 TH 6/7-8/2 4-4:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel DANCE & TUMBLE Participants will learn jazz/hip hop dance techniques and tumbling at the most basic level. Fun props will be used to enhance the learning experience. 6-9 YEARS 66344 M 6/4-7/9 3-3:45pm CC $27 Instructor: Heidi Resh

GYMNASTICS CAMP Your little gymnast will practice a variety of gymnastics skills; front/back rolls, handstands, cartwheels, backbends and balancing. Focus is on technique, floor work and spotting. Moves are broken down making them faster and easier to learn. Gymnastic related crafts and other fun activities will be incorporated and showcased on the last day of camp. Active wear and comfortable shoes (tennis or dance shoes) are required. Bring a water bottle and energy snacks for breaks. 7-11 YEARS 66663 T/TH 7/10-8/2 12:30-3:30pm MPAC $124 Instructor: TBA

DIGGIN’ TREASURES FROM THE PAST Join us for this amazing 4 week camp as we combine dancing, gymnastics and cheer all in one. Your child will have the opportunity to learn some amazing routines and skills from talented instructors. This camp teaches social interaction and coordination. Your child will have a great time. 6-10 YEARS 66338 T/TH 7/10-8/2 1-4pm FRC $145

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Engage in simulated digs for dinosaurs and artifacts, while learning about the sciences of paleontology and archaeology. 6-10 YEARS 66652 T-TH 6/11-6/14 8:30-11:30am Instructor: Ripari an Staff

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years)

DANCING DIVAS This is a fun class for anyone interested in a variety of dance styles. Participants will be a true dancing diva learning tap, jazz and even a little hip hop. Tap and jazz shoes are recommended. 6-9 YEARS 66371 F 6/8-8/3 1-1:45pm FRC $43 Instructor: Instructor: Elena Emanuel HIP HOP DANCE-YOUTH In this basic hip hop class you will learn combinations broken down step by step and taught at a comfortable pace to Hip Hop music. You can also get into great shape and meet tons of new friends, so come on in and join the fun! 6-9 YEARS 66372 T 6/5-7/31 5:15-6pm FRC $43 Instructor Lauren Regnier 9-15 YEARS 66673 T 6/5-7/31 6-6:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel FAIRYTALE BALLET Blossom into a graceful and elegant dancer while you experience the beauty of ballet. Learn basic ballet vocabulary; develop strength, proper alignment and grace. Ballet shoes recommended. 6-9 YEARS 66341 W 6/6-8/1* 4-4:45pm CC $38 Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 7/4 MCQUEEN DANCE STARZ 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! 7-10 YEARS 66674 T 6/5-7/31 3-3:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel

Designed exclusively for kids Zumbatomic classes are rockin’, high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. Instructor: Barbie Anderson Monday’s 5:30-6:15pm June 4-July 30 at the Freestone Recreation Center

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TAP, BALLET & 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. Tap and ballet shoes are recommended. 6-8 YEARS 66666 W 6/6-6/27 12:15-1pm FRC $20 Instructor: Jennifer Domni 66667 W 7/11-8/1 12:15-1pm FRC $20 Instructor Lauren Regnier

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) Gymnastics

Health and Fitness

GYMNASTICS 101 BEGINNER LEVEL: Best recommended for kids needing help to master the basic skills. 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. 6-9 YEARS 66675 T 6/5-7/31 4-4:55pm MPAC $43 7-12 YEARS 66676 TH 6/7-8/2 5-5:55pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel GYMNASTICS 102 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL: Best recommended for kids who have mastered the basic skills and have prior gymnastics background. This class is a continuation of skill development from Gymnastics 101 with more emphasis on strength and flexibility. Kids will learn the next set of progression to include walkovers through full range of motion. Class stresses safety and spotting techniques and will begin working on a routine that will be performed at the end of the session. 7-14 YEARS 66677 T 6/5-7/31 5-5:55pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel LITTLE GYMNAST This is a great class for children who love to tumble. We will learn basic rolls, headstands, handstands, kickovers and more! This class is great for developing strength and coordination. If your child loves gymnastics then this is the class for them. Must be minimum age by the first day of class. 6-8 YEARS 66377 F 6/8-8/3 2-2:45pm FRC $43 Instructor: Instructor: Elena Emanuel

HAPPY KIDS FITNESS Living a healthy lifestyle is cool. Each week learn a new form of exercise, do a craft about the body and learn how to make healthy snacks. Each class is different from yoga, Pilates, resistance training, zumba and even a boot camp class. A $16 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 8-10 YEARS 66515 M 7/9-7/30 4-5:30pm FRC $50 Instructor: Happy Kids Fitness Staff HAPPY TWEEN FITNESS Living a healthy lifestyle is awesome. Each week learn a new form of exercise, work on a craft about the body and have a basic cooking class. Themes vary from yoga, Pilates, resistance training, zumba and even boot camp style. A $16 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 11-13 YEARS 66519 F 7/13-8/3 4-5:30pm FRC $50 Instructor: Happy Tween Fitness Staff HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE PROGRAM Our High School Performance Program is designed to improve overall sport and athletic performance for the teenage athlete ages 14-17. Program instruction will primarily focus on the development of proper lifting mechanics and techniques in the squat, press, deadlift, clean and jerk, and snatch. Workouts will also have an emphasis on speed, agility, and athletic movement coordination development. Gilbert CrossFit (GCF)is located at 854 E. Williamsfield Rd. Suite 105; Gilbert, 85295. 14-17 YEARS 66521 M/W/F 7/9-8/3 10:15-11:15am GCF $100 Instructor: Gilbert CrossFit Staff

HORSEMANSHIP CAMP Participants will ride daily; learn Western riding, 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. Students under 18 must have parent/ guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Bring a water bottle

each day and wear a heeled shoe for riding. 7-18 YEARS 66230 M-F 6/11-6/15 8-10am 66231 M-F 6/18-6/22 8-10am Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

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Valley Silver Bullets (VSB) is located at: 43757 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) KID FIT WITH GILBERT CROSSFIT Our Kid Fit program is designed specifically for all youth ages 10-13 who want to improve their overall health and fitness levels or take their athletic development to the next level. We want our young athletes to be able to run, jump, lift, climb, throw, and play effectively and safely as they grow and develop. Gilbert CrossFit (GCF) is located at 854 E. Williamsfield Rd. Suite 105; Gilbert, 85295. 10-13 YEARS 66522 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 9-10am GCF $80 66523 M/W/F 7/9-8/3 9-10am GCF $80 Instructor: Gilbert CrossFit Staff KIDS & PARENTS FIT This class is designed to teach fitness techniques and exercises that can incorporate children with their mothers, in an effort to help mothers and their children continue with a healthy lifestyle. Participants can expect to participate with their children in 25 minutes of cardio, plyos, and strength training. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first five minutes of class. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 5-8 YEARS 66525 SAT 7/7-8/4* 1:45-2:15pm MPAC $60 8-12 YEARS 66527 SAT 7/7-8/4* 2:30-3pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush *No Class 7/28 YOUTH BOXING Our Kids Boxing Program will enhance your child's ability to focus, build confidence, learn respect, discipline, control and selfdefense as they become physically fit. Beginners will learn basic boxing skills, including footwork and punching combinations. Participants do not spar in this program. A $40 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness (1on1BF) is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 9-15 YEARS 66528 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 9-10am 1on1BF $50 66529 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 5-6pm 1on1BF $50 66530 M/W/F 7/9-8/3 9-10am 1on1BF $50 66531 M/W/F 7/9-8/3 5-6pm 1on1BF $50 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff

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Martial Arts 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. 6+ YEARS 66532 W 6/6-8/1* 6-8pm MPAC $72 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 7/4 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. 6+ YEARS 66385 TH 6/7-8/2 6:30-7:30pm CC $41 66533 F 6/8-8/3 6:30-7:30pm FRC $41 66534 SAT 6/9-8/4 9:30-10:30am FRC $41 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff SANCHIN-RYU KARATE & SELF-DEFENSE FOR YOUTH 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 66380 TH 6/7-8/2 5:30-6:30pm CC $41 66535 F 6/8-8/3 4:30-5:30pm FRC $41 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) 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. 6-15 YEARS 66387 M/W 6/4-8/1* 6-7pm FRC $77 Instructor: Donn Kong *No class 7/4 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 66388 T/TH 6/5-8/2 6:15-7:15pm FRC $81 Instructor: Burke Alford

Special Interest 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 . Student will be required to provide their own keyboards for class sessions; full-size, weighted keys are preferable if possible. An $8 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 8-14 YEARS 66539 W 6/6-7/18* 5-6pm SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff *No class 7/4 BEGINNING YOUTH GUITAR This class will allow students the opportunity to learn more about the basics of guitar playing. They will learn warm-up techniques, finger-strengthening exercises, tuning, proper hand positions, posture, note-reading, finger-picking, basic chords, and how to play simple songs step by step by the end of the sessions. No prior experience required. Students will be required to provide their own guitar for class sessions. 8-14 YEARS 66540 T 6/5-7/10 5-5:45pm CC $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATER This class is an introduction to dance through musical theater. Musical theater is the style of dance and performance seen on the Broadway stage. Class will teach basic jazz dance steps, play drama games, sing along with and learn a fun Broadway style routine! Desert Star Dance is located at 1520 W. Warner Rd., Suite 116., Gilbert, AZ, 85233. 7-11 YEARS 66541 W 6/20-8/1* 1-1:45pm DSD $48 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff *No class 7/4

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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 prevention. Students will receive a workbook and a certificate upon completion. Please bring a sack lunch. 10-17 YEARS 66536 SAT 6/16 9am-1pm 66537 SAT 7/14 9am-1pm 66538 SAT 8/4 9am-1pm Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff

SERL SERL FRC

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JUST ONCE GUITAR FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE 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 $29 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. Bring your own acoustic guitar. 13+ YEARS 66542 TH 6/28 6-8:45pm SERL $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman PAIN FREE PIANO FOR KIDS Now there is a better way to learn the piano and it is A LOT of fun. Come attend this class with your potential piano student and see how Piano Wizard an innovative new computer program teaches piano without all the pain. Piano has never been this easy and this much fun. A $29 materials fee will be collected on the first day of class for the introductory DVD. 6-11 YEARS 66543 TH 6/21 3:45-5:45pm SERL $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) POP STRINGS! Playing violin, viola, or cello in school and need to keep up your skills? We’ve got a fun way to keep things going through the summer by playing pop and contemporary music arrangements with our string instruments. No class fee or purchase necessary. Everyone is required to bring his or her own string instrument. 10-18 YEARS 66544 M 6/4-6/25 10-10:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Healing Staff SUPER SINGERS This program is full of fun methods that will allow students to learn proper voice technique including posture, breath support, pitch accuracy, and projection. There will also be focus on the art of performance and presentation. They will be given the opportunities to sing in an ensemble setting as well as a soloist. At the end of the sessions, a student recital will be held allowing the students to perform and utilize their acquired skills. No prior experience required. An $8 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 8-14 YEARS 66545 T 6/5-7/10 6-7pm SERL $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff

Sports BASIC ICE SKATING 1-3 This Basic Skills class teaches basic fundamentals of the sport. The three levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns. Polar Ice (PI) is located at 2305 E Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 7-12 YEARS 66546 SAT 6/9-6/30 10:05-10:35am PI $48 66547 SAT 7/28-8/4 10:05-10:35am PI $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff FOOTBALL SKILLS-YOUTH 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. Due to summer heat this class will take place in the gymnasium. 7-10 YEARS 66392 F 6/8-8/3 12:05-12:50pm FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr GOLF FOR YOUTH AND TEENS 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 (WS) is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 8-16 YEARS 66548 SAT 6/9-7/7 9-10am WS $75 66549 SAT 7/14-8/11 9-10am WS $75 Instructor: Western Skies Staff 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 66393 M 6/4-7/30 4:15-5pm FRC $43 66395 W 6/6-8/1* 4:15-5pm FRC $38 Instructor: Dempster Jackson *No class 7/4 9-13 YEARS 66394 M 6/4-7/30 5:15-6pm FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson

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HOOP IT UP LEVEL II– YOUTH This class will expand upon what was learned in the original Hoop It Up class. This will give you a chance to take your existing basketball skills to a higher level by expanding on techniques such as shooting, passing, ball handling, and dribbling. More opportunity to play against other class mates in this level II class. Participants must have prior experience in basketball or have taken Hoop it up before taking this level II class. 6-8 YEARS 66750 T 6/5-7/31 12:05-12:50pm FRC $43 9-13 TEARS 66751 W 6/6-8/1* 12:05-12:50pm FRC $38 Instuctor: Dempster Jackson *No class 7/4

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) ICE HOCKEY 1 This class teaches beginning hockey techniques including stops and skating backwards. A hockey helmet with cage and hockey gloves are required. Polar Ice (PI) is located at 2305 E. Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 7-12 YEARS 66550 SAT 6/9-6/30 10:05-10:35am PI $48 66551 SAT 7/7-7/28 10:05-10:35am PI $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff ICE SKATING FOR TEENS The Teen Curriculum is designed for the beginner teen 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 (PI) is located at 2305 E. Knox Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296. 13-17 YEARS 66553 SAT 7/7-7/28 10:05-10:35am PI $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff RACQUETBALL Students are taught the fundamentals for this exciting, fast-paced sport which focuses on getting a great workout while having a fun time! Learn the rules of the game, how to serve and score a game. Students must bring a racquet and protective eye wear to class. 8-11 YEARS 66397 TH 6/7-8/2 1-1:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr 12-15 YEARS 66398 TH 6/7-8/2 2-2:45pm FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr SOCCER SKILLS This class will focus on drills and skills of soccer helping to fine tune your child’s skills. A variety of drills will be introduced throughout the class to help enhance speed, agility, coordination, and of course team work. This is a fun recreational class for all levels. Due to the heat this class will take place in the gymnasium. Must wear tennis shoes. 7-10 YEARS 66678 M 6/11-7/30 12:05-12:50pm FRC $38 Instructor: Nicole Reese

SPORTBALL BASEBALL Certified Sportball coaches introduce, practice and refine sport skills with an enthusiastic and animated approach. Sportball's sport specific classes reinforce the benefits of teamwork and skills development rather than the importance of winning, enabling children to gain the confidence and develop the social skills necessary to succeed in sport and life. 6-8 YEARS 66554 SAT 6/9-7/28 3-4pm MPAC $79 8-10 YEARS 66555 SAT 6/9-7/28 4-5pm MPAC $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff *No class 7/7 SPORTBALL SOCCER Certified Sportball coaches introduce, practice and refine sport skills with an enthusiastic and animated approach. Sportball's sport specific classes reinforce the benefits of teamwork and skills development rather than the importance of winning, enabling children to gain the confidence and develop the social skills necessary to succeed in sport and life. 6-8 YEARS 66556 SAT 6/9-7/28* 11am-12pm MPAC $79 8-10 YEARS 66557 SAT 6/9-7/28* 12-1pm MPAC $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff *No class 7/7 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! Bring water and wear tennis shoes. For the summer months, this class will meet inside McQueen Park Activity Center. 8-10 YEARS 66559 F 6/8-7/27* 5-6pm MPAC $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff *No class 7/6

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Adult (16 years and up) We are sorry to say… Touch Tone is going away…

Arts and Crafts FABULOUS FAUX: CLASSIC, TUSCAN & METALLICS Save thousands and learn a faster, easier way to use paint to replicate Old World, stone-like walls and classic looks for a traditional theme. Learn how to add “bling” from metallics. Your instructor-professional decorative painter with many years experience shows beginners some tricks of the trade, money saving tips, how to have perfect edges and how to “rescue” your wall. Bring a paint shirt. A $29 materials fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. Materials include a painting kit and DVD. 18+ YEARS 66560 TH 6/21 6-8:30pm SERL $30 Instructor: Linda Coffman FABULOUS FAUX: SUEDE, RUSTIC & MODERN Want to achieve a soft blend of colors on your wall? There is an easier, faster way than ragging, by using a special wool roller and glaze. Come and learn from a professional faux painter, who shows beginners "ulcer-free" ways to having an office look like leather, how to have Western or Southwestern walls, contemporary and children's rooms. Learn how metallic, stripes and "dry brushing" can change ordinary looks to GREAT. Warning: your neighbors may ask you to do their walls! Bring a paint shirt. A $29 materials fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. Materials include a painting kit and DVD. If you attended the Classic, Tuscan & Metallics class, you still need this kit as it has a different roller and DVD. 18+ YEARS 66561 TH 6/28 6-8:30pm SERL $30 Instructor: Linda Coffman

Dance BEGINNING AMERICAN TRIBAL STYLE BELLY DANCE This class will cover introduction to basic isolations, style & concept (both fusion and ATS), posture & body awareness, basic steps, costume, music, etc. Dress: wear something comfortable with bare feet or dance shoes. 18+ YEARS 66682 M 6/4-7/30 6-7pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Yasmina BEGINNING BELLY DANCE Class will cover basic moves, style & concept, posture & body awareness, costume, music, etc. Class will learn a choreographed dance. Dress: wear something comfortable, bare feet or dance shoes. 18+ YEARS 66683 M 6/4-7/30 7-8pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Yasmina

The last day Touch Tone registration will be available will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office if you have any questions.

McQueen Park Activity Center TRAVERSE WALL SUMMER HOURS: May 21-August 17 Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12-2pm Daily Admission Fees Apply Stay active while having fun racing across the 8’x 36’ traverse wall. Staff will provide supervised climbing activities while rock-like features and multiple climbing routes add climbing challenges. Sneakers must be worn and a traverse wall waiver must be filled out prior to climbing.

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. McQueen Park Activity Center 480.503.6294

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Adult (16 years and up) Health and Fitness 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. 16+ YEARS 66562 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 6-7am FRC $99 66563 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 4-5pm FRC $99 66564 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 6-7am FRC $91 66565 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 4-5pm FRC $91 Instructor: BSX Staff *No class 7/4 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 $40 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness (1on1BF) is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 16+ YEARS 66566 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 6-7pm 1ON1 BF $50 66567 M/W/F 7/9-8/3 6-7pm 1ON1 BF $50 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff

CORE TRAINING This class will focus on strengthening your core; abdominal muscles, hips, lower back, glutes and hamstrings. Through functional exercises, you will work on strength, balance and flexibility. Classes will vary each week; some classes will be bodyweight activities and others will incorporate a variety of exercise equipment. All fitness levels welcome. Bring a height appropriate flexball, yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 66686 T 6/5-7/31 6:40-7:30pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Emily Skaj GENTLE YOGA In this class you will learn gentle standing and supine poses and stretches, as well as breathing and meditation techniques to improve flexibility and release stress. Bring a yoga mat, yoga blanket or towel, and a water bottle. 16+ YEARS 66405 T 6/5-7/31 6-7pm FRC $43 Instructor: Carolina Daley

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GET FIT WITH ROCHELLE This class is designed for an intense 25 minutes of cardio, plyometrics and strength training, combined to give you a well-rounded exercise session to help get you through the week. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first 5 minutes of class. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 18+ YEARS 66569 T 7/3-7/24 5-5:30pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush 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. 16+ YEARS 66570 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 6-7am FRC $99 66571 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 4-5pm FRC $99 66572 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 6-7am FRC $91 66573 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 4-5pm FRC $91 Instructor: BSX Staff *No class 7/4 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. 16+ YEARS 66574 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 6-7am FRC $99 66575 M/W/F 6/4-6/29 4-5pm FRC $99 66576 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 6-7am FRC $91 66577 M/W/F 7/2-7/27* 4-5pm FRC $91 Instructor: BSX Staff *No class 7/4 LADIES CARDIO KICKBOXING Get fit fast, release your stress and feel empowered with this high energy, total body 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 1395 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 66578 TH 6/7-8/2 6-6:50pm BHF $69 Instructor: Body Heart Staff

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Adult (16 years and up) LADIES EASY TONE A gentle strengthening class for a more flexible and stronger body. Get results using light hand weights, bands and your own body weight. This is the perfect class for those who suffer with knee or hip pain or for those ladies that are new to strength training. Body Heart Fitness Studio (BHF) is located at 1395 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 16+ YEARS 66579 M 6/4-7/30 10-10:45am BHF $69 66580 TH 6/7-8/2 10-10:45am BHF $69 Instructor: Body Heart Staff LADIES ONLY BOOT CAMP 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 (BHF) is located at 1395 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 66581 M/W 6/4-6/27 6-7pm BHF $62 66585 M/W 7/2-8/1* 6-7pm BHF $69 66582 M/TH 6/4-6/28 8:45-9:45am BHF $62 66586 M/TH 7/2-8/2 8:45-9:45am BHF $69 66583 F 6/8-8/3 8:45-9:45am BHF $69 66584 SAT 6/9-8/4 8:45-9:45am BHF $69 Instructor: Body Heart Staff *No class 7/4 PREGNANT FIT For expecting mothers who have previously been exercising at a moderate level (half hour 2-3 days a week). Designed to help mothers stay in shape and have an easier time giving birth. There will be 3 levels for the 3 trimesters. Mothers can expect to participate in 25 minutes of a mixture of cardio, yoga and kegel exercises. Nutrition tips will be provided at each class and participants will have the opportunity to share challenges and successes for the first 5 minutes of class. . Please know your recommended max heart rate from your doctor by first class. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat. 18+ YEARS 66588 T 7/3-7/24 4:15-4:45pm MPAC $60 Instructor: Rochelle Bush THE COMBINATION The Combination combos a day of strength training with a day of cardio step. Build those muscles and get a great cardio workout with this late afternoon class. All fitness levels are welcome. Body Heart Fitness Studio (BHF) is located at 1395 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 66589 M/W 6/4-6/27 4:30-5:30pm BHF $62 66590 M/W 7/2-8/1 4:30-5:30pm BHF $69 Instructor: Body Heart Staff

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We are sorry to say… Touch Tone is going away… The last day Touch Tone registration will be available will be on July 30th. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office if you have any questions.

Looking for an opportunity to try out a fitness class before making a long term commitment?! Come try one of McQueen Park Activity Center’s one hour fitness classes such as:

Core Training Total Body Conditioning Yoga Power Sculpt ONLY $5/class! Space is limited and subject to availability. For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center

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Adult (16 years and up) TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING Looking to be bikini ready for summer?! This class will slim you down AND tone you up by incorporating a variety of sculpting and toning exercises along with cardio intervals to increase your heart rate and maximize your fat burn. Class uses a variety of equipment and your own body’s resistance. Designed for ALL fitness levels and offers a work at your own pace atmosphere. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 66689 T 6/5-7/31 5:30-6:30pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Emily Skaj

YOGA Learn the basic yoga poses in this slow paced class to increase flexibility, range of motion and balance. Learn to use your breath through meditation to relieve tension and improve relaxation. Discover the benefits of yoga at your own pace. Be prepared to work, explore and simply have fun! Participants should bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 66690 W 6/6-8/1* 6:15-7:15pm MPAC $38 Instructor: Saundra Rozenboom *No class 7/4 YOGA LEVEL 1-2 ADVANCED BEGINNER Not new yet not a pro? Join us for intermediate Yoga where we will build upon the basics and introduce more movement. In this class we practice multiple sun salutations to boost cardio and enhance flexibly. Participants should know basic poses and be prepared to learn some mild inversions. Participants should bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 66691 W 6/6-8/1* 7:30-8:30pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Saundra Rozenboom *No class 7/4

Martial Arts GRACE UNDER PRESSURE-WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE 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 66591 SAT 6/16 12:30-2:30pm FRC $18 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADULT 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 66592 SAT 6/9-8/4 8-9:30am FRC $61 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADVANCED See SPORTS section under YOUTH for class description and info. SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-FAMILY See SPORTS section under YOUTH for class description and info. 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 meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-8pm and on Fridays from 6-7pm. 16+ YEARS 66422 M/W 6/4-8/3* 7-8pm F 6-7pm FRC $117 Instructor: Donn Kong *No class 7/4

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Adult (16 years and up) Special Interest CPR & FIRST AID TRAINING 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. 16+ YEARS 66420 T 7/10 6-9pm FRC $32 66593 TH 8/9 6-9pm FRC $32 Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff

CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES Learn how to get published and market your work, write your family memories, write articles, opinion pieces, and challenge your creativity. New and experienced writers welcome. CHALLENGE YOUR MUSE! Learn to write screenplays, stage plays, historical, speculative, fiction, journals, and free verse. In-class motivational exercises and assignments are included. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 13+ YEARS 66594 SAT 6/9-6/30 12:30-2:30pm SERL $50 Instructor: Marilyn Janson NONFICTION WRITING WORKSHOP Learn and practice writing personal essays, editorials, magazine, and newspaper pieces. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 13+ YEARS 66597 SAT 7/14-8/4 10am-12pm SERL $50 Instructor: Marilyn Janson WRITING YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES Using creative nonfiction techniques and essays develop and write anecdotes that include humorous, sentimental, and cultural aspects of family life. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 13+ YEARS 66598 SAT 7/14-8/4 12:30-2:30pm SERL $50 Instructor: Marilyn Janson

HERBS FOR CHILDREN/BABIES This class will focus on herbs to strengthen the immune system (colds, flu, allergies, and ear infections), soothe an upset tummy, and calm (stress, worry, anxiety and upset). Dosage strategies and preparations for children/babies will be discussed. You will learn how to make a simple and yummy immune building syrup along with a calming/relaxing syrup . Handouts will be provided. 16+ YEARS 66600 T 7/10 10am-12pm SERL $35 66601 TH 7/12 6-8:30pm SERL $35 Instructor: Andrea Stines HERBS FOR ENERGY, CONCENTRATION AND ALERTNESS Are you always exhausted? Are you having trouble with memory or concentration? Then this is the class for you! This class will focus on herbs that build and support physical, emotional and mental health, memory and concentration. Herbal tea and delicious herbal coffee substitute with handouts will be provided. 16+ YEARS 66602 T 6/26 10am-12pm SERL $35 66603 TH 6/28 6-8pm SERL $35 Instructor: Andrea Stines JUST ONCE GUITAR FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE 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 $29 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. Bring your own acoustic guitar. 13+ YEARS

Join us for a monthly viewing of some great indie, foreign and documentary films. Movie begins promptly at 1pm. Popcorn will be provided. Check for each month’s film title on displayed posters, our monthly paper event calendar, or by asking at the One Desk.

FREE ADULTS 16+ YEARS

Tuesdays 1-3pm 6/26, 7/31, 8/21 At Perry Library 1965 E. Queen Creek Rd. 602-652-3000 www.mcldaz.org 36

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Adult (16 years and up) JUST ONCE PIANO FOR BUSY PEOPLE 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 $29 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 18+ YEARS 66606 TH 6/21 6-8:45pm SERL $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman PERRY ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join us each month for a lively discussion of titles by debut authors. Refreshments will be served. Contact the library at 602.652.3000 for titles to be discussed. This program is FREE. ADULTS 16+ YEARS M 6/25, 7/23, 8/27 10-11:30am Perry Library For additional information please call 602-652-3000

Sports ADULT GOLF CLINIC 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 Week 4 Putting including aim, stroke and reading the green Week 5 Driver swing Western Skies Golf Club (WS) is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296 15+ YEARS 66607 SAT 6/9-7/7 8-9am WS $106 66608 SAT 7/14-8/11 8-9am WS $106 Instructor: Western Skies Staff 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 66609 SAT 6/9-6/30 10:05-10:35am Polar Ice $48 66610 SAT 7/7-7/28 10:05-10:35am Polar Ice $48 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff

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Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Gilbert is committed to affirmatively furthering fair housing and ensuring that all persons are given equal access to housing and housing services. In order to preserve and defend our freedom of choice as to where we want to live, we must ensure that this same freedom exists for everyone.

What is Fair Housing? The right to pursue the housing of your choice is protected by Federal and State Fair Housing Laws. It is illegal to discriminate in the sale, rental, lease, and financing of housing or land to be used for the construction of housing or in the provision of brokerage services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. Complaint Process If you feel you have been discriminated against, please contact the following for assistance Arizona Attorney General’s Office Civil Rights Division 1275 W. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85007 602.542.5263 602.542.5002 (TDD) 877.491.5742 (toll free) 877.624.8090 (toll free TDD) Website: http://www.azag.gov/civil_rights/fairhousing/ To file a complaint online go to: http://www.azag.gov/civil_rights/complaintform.html

Gilbert Community Action Program (CAP) For rent and utility assistance contact the CAP office at: Page Park Center 132 W. Bruce Ave Gilbert, AZ 85296 480-892-5331

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Special Needs (8 years and up) Classes and Programs COOKING 101 In your cooking class, we will provide easy to follow recipes that are fun to make and fast to put together. We will also learn basic kitchen safety tips. How-to instructions will be provided each week to re-create at home. Some recipes will include homemade pizza, spaghetti, smoothies and desserts. The possibilities are endless! Participants should be able to follow simple directions. 8+YEARS 66357 W 6/6-7/25* 5-6pm CC $41/$7 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff *No Class 7/4 HANDMADE CRAFTS Come have fun with your friends while making a new craft each week. Crafts will include crayon paintings, gumball machine candy jars, transferring photos on canvas and more! This class is designed specifically for persons with special needs. Can’t come every week? Pay as you go. You must RSVP to guarantee your spot. Participants should be able to follow simple directions. 8+ YEARS 66358 T 6/5-7/31 5-5:50pm CC $45/$5 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff KARAOKE DANCE PARTY Do you love to sing and dance? Then this is the class for you! Each week participants will get a chance to show off their vocal chords while the rest of the class has a good time singing and dancing along to each song. You are welcome to use our karaoke music, or bring your own! 8+YEARS 66359 T 6/5-7/31 6-7pm CC $41/$5 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff RECREATION BOWLING 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, selfconfidence 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. Register early space is limited! 8+ YEARS 66170 TH 5/3-6/21 4:30-5:30pm BXL $40/$5 per week 66360 TH 6/28-8/16 4:30-5:30pm BXL $40/$5 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff

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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 66611 M 6/4-7/30 4:30-5:30pm CC $41 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff YOGA Class will include breathing exercises for calming and learning yoga poses to improve coordination, balance, and focusing skills. Games, songs, and props will be used to make this yoga class motivating and fun! 6+YEARS 66362 F 6/8-8/3 11-11:45pm CC $27

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SOCIAL NIGHT Every other Wednesday get together with your friends and play bingo, dance, sing karaoke, and have fun being social! We will provide light snacks and prizes for bingo. FREE!! Registration is appreciated! All Social Night Activities will be held at the Gilbert Community Center and begin at 6pm. 8+YEARS 66351 W 6/13 6-7pm KARAOKE 66350 W 6/27 6-7pm BINGO 66353 W 7/11 6-7pm SOCK HOP 66354 W 7/25 6-7pm KARAOKE 66355 W 8/8 6-7pm BINGO 66356 W 8/22 6-7pm SOCK HOP

KARAOKE It’s here again! Warm up those vocal chords and get those dance moves ready because it’s karaoke time! Enjoy a night of singing, dancing and socializing with your friends. Food and drinks will be served. Karaoke is held at the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N. Oak St. 8+YEARS 66347 F 6/22 6-9pm CC $5

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Special Needs (8 years and up)

Enjoy yummy pizza while listening to the beautiful organs at Organ Stop Pizza. This event will be great for all you talkers out there who would love to just enjoy each other’s company! This event is FREE; however you MUST bring your own money to order food/drinks. Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to join us at Organ Stop Pizza once the van is full. 8+YEARS Code:66366 Friday 8/10 6-8pm Free

FIELD TRIP Join your friends for a day at the movies! We are headed to the theatres to catch a new release on the big screen! Movie and time are TBA, but it is sure to be a good time. Bring extra money if you would like to buy snacks or a drink. Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to meet us at the Harkins Theatre (HT) at San Tan Village once the van is full. 8+YEARS 67273 F 7/13 TBA (After 3pm) HT 16 $7

MOVIE ON THE BIG SCREEN Sit back, relax, and enjoy a movie on the big screen! We will have pizza, popcorn, and drinks! Movie is TBA and will be shown on the big screen inside the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N Oak St. 8+YEARS 66349 F 8/17 6:30-8:30pm CC $5

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Join us for an afternoon at the ball field to watch the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the Seattle Mariners! Fun is sure to be had as we enjoy America’s favorite pass-time. Please bring extra money if you would like to purchase snacks or drinks. Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to meet us at Chase Field once the van is full, but advance registration is required to ensure a seat. 8+YEARS 67272 W 6/20 11:30-4pm CC $10

It‟s BACK… Dancin' & Splashin'! This special dance is designed specifically for teens and adults with special needs. Join your friends in a fun evening of swimming and dancing. Light refreshments will be served. The pool will be closed to the public and lifeguards will be on duty for this special event. This event will be held at the Mesquite Aquatic Center, 100 W. Mesquite Street. Please register or RSVP by 7/18.

8+YEARS July 27th 6:30-8:30pm Cost: $5 per person Code: 66348

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Older Active Adult (55 years and up)

World Music Camp– Ages 8-15

Classes CHAIR EXERCISES A great way to exercise with a low impact style . This class is 30 minutes long and provides upper and lower stretching and movement. This class is for anybody at any level!! This class is on-going. No registration required. Tuesday 9-9:30am CC No Charge SILVER SNEAKERS The Silver Sneakers Fitness Program is an innovative health, exercise and wellness program helping our seniors to live healthy and active lifestyles. Come join us for a fun way to exercise!! This class is on-going. Tuesday/Thursday 10-11:00am CC No Charge TAI CHI Tai Chi/Medical Chi Chong will help to relieve arthritis, stress, and enhance your immune system. This class is on-going. No registration required. Monday 9-9:45am CC No Charge YOGA 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. This class is on-going. No class on 7/4. No registration required. Wednesday 9-10am CC No Charge

Love to sing? Play instruments? Travel the world? This fun-filled, creative camp explores vocal and instrumental music from around the world while working on geography for an action-packed week of singing, rhythm, and music-making. Children will work with Phoenix Conservatory of Music staff. The final day of camp will bring all the artistic elements together for a wonderful family performance. Campers must bring a packed lunch. Please note a refrigerator is not available.

66245- 7/16-7/20 9am-4pm $143

Southeast Regional Library 775 Greenfield Rd.

Ongoing Programs

Sportball Volleyball Camp

Blood Pressure checks are offered free of charge on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 10am.

Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in volleyball. Skills include: serves, bumps, sets, spikes, volley and positional play.

Bingo is offered every Monday & Friday from 10:15-11:30am. Cost is $.50 a card. Max. 3 cards. Music & Dancing are offered on Tuesday & Thursday from 10:3011:30am. Check the monthly activity calendar for other activities and programs that may be offered.

8-10 YEARS Monday-Friday 7/16-7/20 11am-12pm Cost $58 Registration Code– 66276 McQueen Park Activity Center

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Join us on select Friday Nights for a family-friendly movies on the big screen.

McQueen Park Activity Center Registration is not necessary-Walk-Ins are welcome. Bring a blanket, mat or chair (no chairs allowed at McQueen Gym) and invite your friends and family to enjoy the fun, Family Movie Series! McQueen Park Activity Center -510 N. Horne St. (480) 503-6294

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

Date

Start Time

Movie

Location

6/29

7:15pm

Mr. Popper’s Penguins (PG)

McQueen Park Activity Center

6/27

7:15pm

Puss and Boots (PG)

McQueen Park Activity Center

Join us on select Friday Nights for a family-friendly movies on the big screen.

Community Center – In the Park ALL AGES ARE WELCOME Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by and adult at all times

Community Center 130 N. Oak St. Movies start times vary. Registration is not necessary-Walk-Ins are welcome. Bring a blanket, mat or chair and invite your friends and family to enjoy the fun, Family Movie Series!

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Date

Start Time

Movie

Location

6/8

7:40pm

Little Mermaid (G)

Community Center

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ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER STEM CAMPS Join us in discovering adventures in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and embark on a journey that will take you to the moon and beyond! These camps are designed and conducted by Arizona Science Center. DISCOVERY & INVENTION Experience a daily adventure in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, as experienced instructors from Arizona Science Center guide Jr. Scientists through projects, experiments, and educational hands-on activities guaranteed to make learning FUN! Discover and Reinvent robots, motors, kites and roller coasters! 66190 M-TH 7/30-8/2 $112 ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER STEM CAMP: TO THE MOON & BEYOND! You are going to embark on a journey that will take you to the moon and beyond! NASA wants to establish a permanent human presence on the moon and to expand space travel to Mars. Come to NASA space camp to learn about motion, force, energy and aeronautical engineering while you build space suits, launch rockets, test space crafts and explore artifacts found on the moon. You will then design Moon City. Can you survive on the moon? NASA needs your help – are you up for the challenge? 66191 M-F 7/16-7/20 $140

A fun and active Basketball Clinic for boys and girls. Participants will work on the fundamentals of basketball: dribbling, passing, shooting, and scrimmage against one another. Fun games will also be introduced to help enhance the learning skills. Participants need to wear tennis shoes and are encouraged to bring their own basketball each day. Request for refunds or credit must be made 7 days before the start of each session. $25 PER SESSION 6-8 YEARS 66186 M-F 6/11-6/15 7:45-8:45am 66187 M-F 7/9-7/13 7:45-8:45am 9-13 YEARS 66188 M-F 6/25-6/29 7:45-8:45am 66189 M-F 7/23-7/27 7:45-8:45am

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CHESS CAMP Ages 5-12 Let Your Children Out Of The House This Summer Break With Chess Wizards! Campers will learn the game of chess with experienced teachers from Chess Wizards At the end of the camp all of the students will participate in a mini chess tournament. Once the tournament is finished, All campers will receive a trophy, a Chess Wizards T-shirt, a chess board and a folder with all of the puzzles that they have completed throughout their camp experience. Lunch is not provided. Campers must bring a packed lunch. Please note a refrigerator is not available. 66232 Monday—Friday 6/25-6/29 9am-3pm SERL $325 Instructor: Chess Wizards Staff

COOKING CAMP Ages 7-13 CHRISTMAS IN JULY 7/18-7/20– 1-3:30pm Code-66222

Students will be able to make some of those fun holiday treats and sweets that somehow get missed throughout the month of December including Chocolate Toffee Candy, Chocolate Mint Pinwheel Cookies and Holiday Cheese Logs with Crackers.

SCIENCE OF BAKING 6/11-6/13-10:30am-12:30pm Code-66223

Students will be learning the background and science of baking while incorporating various nutrient packed desserts including Fresh Thyme and Chive Rolls, Homemade Cinnamon Rolls and Tuscan Bread Loaf.

WHIMSICAL CAKE POPS 6/25-6/27– 10:30am-12:30pm Code-66224 Students will be creating super-cool cake pops using many different techniques including Puppy Pops, Strawberry Pops, Barnyard Animal Pops and Owl Pops.

Cost $70 per session plus $30 Supply Fee will be collected McQueen Park Activity Center All Sessions: Monday-Wednesday

Join us for this amazing 4 week camp as we combine dancing, gymnastics and cheer all in one. Your child will have the opportunity to learn some amazing routines and skills from talented instructors. This camp teaches social interaction and coordination. Your child will have a great time. 6-10 YEARS 66338 T/TH 7/10-8/2 1-4pm FRC $145

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This 4 week camp has it all! It is a combo of singing, dancing and drama. Students will learn a variety of across the floor dance techniques, voice projection, tap, hip hop, acting skills and skits combined. Broadway here we come! Request for refund or credit must be made 7 days before the start of camp. 6-10 YEARS 66337 T/TH 6/5-6/28 1-4pm FRC $145

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This three day camp will cover as many aspects of the game as possible including all of the pre-shot fundamentals; grip, aim, stance, posture and basic swing. Chipping, pitching, putting and driver swing instruction will follow. After a week of well rounded instruction they will know how to practice properly and be ready to tackle the golf course in the future.

Western Skies Golf Club is located at 1245 E. Warner Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85296.

Code Session Dates 66248 6/18-6/22 66249 6/25-6/29 66250 *7/2-7/6 66251 7/9-7/13 66252 7/16-7/20 66253 7/23-7/27 66254 7/30-8/3 * Camp will be held on 7/4

DIGGIN’ TREASURES FROM THE PAST Engage in simulated digs for dinosaurs and artifacts, while learning about the sciences of paleontology and archaeology. 6-10 YEARS 66652 T-TH 6/11-6/14 8:30-11:30am Instructor: Ripari an Staff

SERL

$55

GYMNASTICS CAMP Your little gymnast will practice a variety of gymnastics skills; front/back rolls, handstands, cartwheels, backbends and balancing. Focus is on technique, floor work and spotting. Moves are broken down making them faster and easier to learn. Gymnastic related crafts and other fun activities will be incorporated and showcased on the last day of camp. Active wear and comfortable shoes (tennis or dance shoes) are required. Bring a water bottle and energy snacks for breaks. 7-11 YEARS 66663 T/TH 7/10-8/2 12:30-3:30pm MPAC $124 Instructor: TBA

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HORSEMANSHIP CAMP Participants will ride daily; learn Western riding, 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. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class.

Bring a water bottle each day and wear a heeled shoe for riding. 7-18 YEARS 66230 M-F 6/11-6/15 8-10am 66231 M-F 6/18-6/22 8-10am Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

$188 $188

Valley Silver Bullets (VSB) is located at: 43757 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

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Freestone Recreation Center Kidz Kamp offers a well-rounded summer camp program with a variety of activities for your child to have an opportunity to participate in each week. Each session is 2 weeks long and you have the choice of choosing between the morning or afternoon session or extending the day with our other options. A new “theme� will be introduced each week to keep kids excited and entertained. Check out the following page for camp dates, themes, and activities.

Registration begins: April 17th Register online at www.GilbertRecreation.com Request for refund or credit must be made 7 days before the start of each session, this includes overtime and Pit-Stop lunch. For more information about Kidz Kamp please call the Freestone Recreation Center at 480-503-6202.

Weekly themes Physical activities Active and sedentary games Crafts & weekly projects Educational fun Rock wall climb (once per week) Special guest presentations Character development Special event days

Session 1: June 4-15 Session 2: June 18-29 Session 3: July 2-13 (No Camp 7/4) Session 4: July 16-27 Session 5: July 30-August 3 (1 Week Session) Chose a session: Morning session 9am-12pm Afternoon session 1pm-4pm Additional Kidz Kamp Information

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$94 $94 $85 $94 $47


SESSION : 1 THEME WEEK 1: WINTER WONDERLAND It might be summer in Arizona but we are cooling things off with some winter fun and games. Kids will make their own snowflakes and make ice sculptures. The forecast is showing snow flurries at the end of the week when kids will get to play in a large pile of icy cold snow. THEME WEEK 2: GREAT OUTDOORS We are taking Kidz Kamp and teaching some good ol’ outdoor survival skills. Kids will learn to pitch a tent, learn camp fire building skills, and even take a “hike” around the Freestone Park. A guest speaker will also join us to talk about some of Arizona’s wildlife and bugs. Monday– Friday June 4-15 $94 9am-12pm Code: 66142 1-4pm Code: 66147 SESSION : 2 THEME WEEK 1: LOST IN SPACE 3-2-1 Blast Off!!! As if all of the fun and games at Kidz Kamp isn’t enough we will be blasting off into even more excitement with space week. Kids will learn about the stars and constellations and experiment with launching rockets at the end of this fun filled week. THEME WEEK 2: PIRATE LAND Arrg!! That’s right Matey, we are off in search of the hidden treasure . This week will be packed full of pirate games and mystery. Don’t get caught or you might have to walk the plank. Monday– Friday June 18-29 $94 9am-12pm Code: 66143 1-4pm Code: 66148 SESSION : 3 THEME WEEK 1: AMAZING RACE Mark, get set, go!! Kids will race around the world and compete in fun and entertaining games and challenges throughout the week. Each day participants will be introduced to a variety of cultures and traditions from each of those countries. THEME WEEK 2: WEIRD SCIENCE Along with our already action packed fun and games of Kidz Kamp, we are adding in some wild and wacky science experiments through out the week and kids will love the special guest science presentation at the end of the week. Monday– Friday *July 2-13 $85 *No Kidz Kamp Wed July 4th 9am-12pm Code: 66144 1-4pm Code: 66149 SESSION : 4 THEME WEEK 1: MIGHTY JUNGLE It’s a wild week of jungle fun!! We’re adding to our action packed fun and games with a jungle theme of projects and wild animals that all of the kids will love. We will end the week with a guest speaker and a visit from a few special animals. THEME WEEK 2: MYSTERY WEEK The kids had so much fun last year with that we had to bring it back for more mystery and mayhem. There is a mystery to solve, get on your best detective hat and join us for a week of mysteries, games and projects. Monday– Friday July 16-27 $94 9am-12pm Code: 66145 1-4pm Code: 66150 SESSION : 5 THEME WEEK: OLYMPICS The Olympics are here and we will be kicking off the first day with opening ceremonies. Let the games begin! Each group will represent a country and play a variety of Olympic games through out the week. We will have a trained athlete join us at the end of the week to share in their experience. Monday– Friday July 30-August 3 $47 (One Week Session) 9am-12pm Code: 66146 1-4pm Code: 66151

Can't commit to a 2 week session? We offer a 1 week session if space permits for $47. Registration begins 7 days before the start of each new session.

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Enrolling your child in Kidz Kamp but the times don’t work with your schedule? If so, we have several options to help fit your schedule. Please note, kids under the age of 12 are not permitted to be in the building without adult supervision; they must be with a parent or guardian or enrolled in a program at that time. See below for options that may work best for you. Registration begins: April 17th Kidz Kamp — Overtime Need help getting to work on time? 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. SESSION : 1 8-9am 4-5pm

Monday– Friday June 4-15 Code: 66152 Code: 66157

$30

SESSION : 2 8-9am 4-5pm

Monday– Friday June 18-29 Code: 66153 Code: 66158

$30

SESSION : 3 Monday– Friday *July 2-13 *No Kidz Kamp Wed July 4th 8-9am Code: 66154 4-5pm Code: 66159

$27

SESSION : 4 8-9am 4-5pm

Monday– Friday July 16-27 Code: 66155 Code: 66160

$30

SESSION : 5 8-9am 4-5pm

Monday– Friday *July 30-August 3 Code: 66156 Code: 66161

$15

PIT-STOP LUNCH Pit-Stop Lunch is offered from 12-1pm for kids who need this option. Registered participants will be able to re-fuel their bodies in a supervised setting. SESSION : 1 12-1pm

Monday– Friday June 4-15 Code: 66162

$30

SESSION : 2 12-1pm

Monday– Friday June 18-29 Code: 66163

$30

SESSION : 3 Monday– Friday *July 2-13 *No Kidz Kamp Wed July 4th 12-1pm Code: 66164

$27

SESSION : 4 12-1pm

Monday– Friday July 16-27 Code: 66165

$30

SESSION : 5 12-1pm

Monday– Friday July 30-August 3 Code: 66166

$15 (One Week Session)

Campers must bring a packed lunch. Please note a refrigerator is not available.

Request for refund or credit must be made 7 days before the start of each session. A daily rate for Kidz Kamp Overtime and Pit-Stop Lunch is available at the cost of $4 per day/per option. No need to register for the daily rate. Just come in the day of and pay at the front desk.

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Everybody loves LEGOS®! These camps focus on teaching children basic computer skills and concepts, basic programming, creative problem solving, concentration & perseverance, critical thinking, cooperation, confidence, designing, planning & organizing, teamwork, communication, and independent thinking. Learning the fun way!

ADVANCED BUILDING “SIMPLE & COMPLEX MACHINES” Advanced exploration of complex machines using LEGO™ Educational building systems. This class focuses on advanced building concepts: rack/pinion, transmission, differential gears, and investigate motorized machines. Children explore problem-solving activities designed to solve tasks related to advanced mechanical principles. 7-12 YEARS 66233 6/11-6/15 1-4pm $135 66234 7/9-7/13 1-4pm $135

GREEN ENERGY “RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES” Students will explore renewable energy sources; investigate energy supply, transfer, accumulation, conversion, and consumption; and use measurements and data analysis to describe and explain outcomes through hands-on activities and exciting, real-life models. Students will build a variety of projects ranging from: hand generators, solar station, wind turbine, solar vehicle, boat pulley, potential and kinetic energy, and motorized fans to name a few. This is a hands-on and minds-on camp suitable for LEGO novices to "maniacs." Designed by engineers and Lego Education®, the curriculum challenges both new and returning students to reach the next level of engineering comprehension, all while having fun. 8-15 YEARS 66237 7/30-8/3 1-4pm $155

ROBOTS 102 LEGO® EDUCATION WEDO2™ CONCEPTS Robotics 102 curriculum focuses on 12 new models and contains more than 325 new elements including a motor, tilt sensor, motion sensor, and LEGO USB Hub. Students will be able to build LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors; program their models and explore a series of cross -curricular, theme-based activities while developing their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as language and literacy. The WeDo™ concepts enables students to build and program simple robots interfaced with a computer to control motion and sensors. Children explore problem solving activities designed to solve tasks related to robotics. 7-12 YEARS 66240 7/30-8/3 9am-12pm $145

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BUILDING FUNDAMENTALS “MACHINES & MECHANISMS” Explore machines and mechanisms using LEGO™ Educational building systems. This class focuses on basic concepts behind structures, forces, levers, wheels, axles, gears, pulleys, and energy sources. Children explore problem-solving activities designed to solve tasks related to mechanical principles. 5-7 YEARS 66235 6/11-6/15 9am-12pm $125 66236 7/9-7/13 9am-12pm $125

ROBOTS 101 LEGO® EDUCATION WEDO™ CONCEPTS Introduction to simple robotic design and concepts. The WeDo™ concepts enable students to build and program simple robots interfaced with a computer to control motion and sensors. Children explore problem-solving activities designed to solve tasks related to robotics. 6-12 YEARS 66238 6/18-6/22 9am-12pm $145 66239 7/23-7/27 9am-12pm $145

ROBOTS 2.0 LEGO® EDUCATIONAL NXT-MINDSTORM™ Advanced building and programming of real-life robotics. Students have access to Lego Robotic NXT microcontroller, sensors, and Windows OS to bring their creations to life. Children explore problem-solving activities designed to solve tasks related to robotics. 7-12 YEARS 66241 6/18-6/22 1-4pm $155 66242 7/23-7/27 1-4pm $155

All Camps will be held at the Southeast Regional Library Monday-Friday Staffed by: EduRoboTech

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Turn the page to a new and exciting chapter of your child’s learning by enrolling them in one of our summer enrichment camps. They’ll have an opportunity to brush up on skills, meet new friends and have some good, old fashion, summer fun! Start the new school year off right with a readiness for success! Camps are taught by highly quality instructors. Dates, camp codes and fees are listed on page 11.

Ages 5-7

All

Transitioning from kindergarten to first grade can be a daunting experience for many children. In this classroom, children will be encouraged to continue refining their skills in a positive, nurturing environment. Focus will be on reinforcing phonics, reading, writing and math along with incorporating a smidge of science, arts & crafts and sports to encompass a gamut of exciting opportunities. Kinderbridges will allow your child more time to grow and give them the confidence to succeed! Unique weekly themes are incorporated to keep the campers engaged and create the atmosphere of fun learning. Sessions are held at McQueen Park Activity Center Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:15am-12:15pm

Ages 3-5 Participants must be 3 years old by the first day of camp. Summer is a time for fun and exciting adventures. PEE WEE KAMP is designed with just this in mind! We’ll get your lil one movin’, groovin’ and grinnin’ in a safe, fun, nurturing environment. Drop off your pee wee to participate in a gamut of age-appropriate activities such as learning centers, music & movement, arts & crafts, games, cooking and so much more! Kampers will experience socialization, purposeful play and teamwork to improve their cognitive, emotional and physical wellbeing. Unique weekly themes are incorporated to keep the Kampers engaged and create the atmosphere of fun learning. Don’t miss out this summer, cuz PEE WEE KAMP is the place to be! All Sessions are held at McQueen Park Activity Center Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:15am-12:15pm

Ages 6-8 This summer enrichment camp is designed for those trying to catch up or even get ahead of the curve going into 2nd grade. It’s got just the right mix of reading, writing and math combined with science, sports and arts & crafts to strike just the right balance of work and play. We’re dedicated to build confidence, improve motivation and refine concepts of shape, space, time, colors and numbers. We will practice these skills to help use them with ease. Unique weekly themes are incorporated to keep the campers engaged and create the atmosphere of fun learning. All Sessions are held at McQueen Park Activity Center Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:15am-12:15pm

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Camp Times are listed on Page 10

Session 1: 6/4-6/15 Wild & Wacky Fun/Dr. Seuss Pee Wee Kamp Code: 66197-$96 Primary Connections Code: 66202-$66

Session 2: 6/18-6/29 Science Detectives and Space Adventures Kinderbridges Code: 66323-$96 Pee Wee Kamp Code: 66198-$96 Primary Connections Code: 66203-$66

Session 3: 7/2-7/13* Under the Big Top and Stars and Stripes! Kinderbridges Code: 66324-$81 Pee Wee Kamp Code: 66199-$81 Primary Connections Code: 66204-$66 * No Camp 7/4

Session 4: 7/16-7/27 Under the Sea and Creepy Crawlies Kinderbridges Code: 66325-$96 Pee Wee Kamp Code: 66200-$96 Primary Connections Code: 66205-$66

Session 5: 7/30-8/3

Splish Splash Kinderbridges Code: 66326-$49 Pee Wee Kamp Code: 66201-$49 Primary Connections Code: 66206-$33

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BE A REAL MOVIE STAR! Created by an experienced Hollywood director, Movie Star CampÂŽ is for everyone, beginner or expert, who has ever wanted to act in movies. Each participant will develop acting skills and receive a starring role in a family-friendly short film, then walk the red carpet for friends and family at a movie premiere! A DVD copy of the movie, ticket to the premiere, and "Movie Star Camp" T-shirt are also included in the price. Friday is a shooting day, time and location will vary based on course participation. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class. *Movie Shoot Day and Movie Premier Day will be held on Friday and Saturday. Times to be determined at a later date.

Monday-Thursday- 6/11-6/16* Code: 66243 Southeast Regional Library Instructor: Popcorn Media Staff

Enjoy some quality fun, family entertainment with chances to compete against other families or even kids vs. parents! Obstacle courses, dodgeball, tug-o-war and perhaps some silly, mixed up sports like karaoke kickball‌the possibilities are ENDLESS! Sneakers must be worn to participate. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Last Friday of the month 6-8:45pm

$1.50/resident (YOUTH) $2.25/non-resident (YOUTH)

Adults are FREE!

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This camp is intended to teach boys and girls the fundamentals of soccer. Ball handling skills such as kicking, passing and shooting will be learned during practice drills and game time. Good sportsmanship and teamwork are encouraged. Participants need to wear tennis shoes and are encouraged to bring their own soccer ball and water bottle. Camp will be held at Freestone Park Soccer Fields. Participants will meet in the parking lot above soccer fields on the first day of camp. Code: 66184

7-9 YEARS Monday-Thursday June 11-14 8am-9:30am Cost: $35

Super Summer Crafts Camp– Ages 6-9 Come join us and keep cool this summer at these themed craft camps! During the week we'll explore different mediums such as beads, mosaics, paint, clay, and much more to create projects to coincide with the theme of the week . All sessions run Monday–Thursday. 66215 66216 66217 66218 66219 66220 66221

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Outdoor Adventures Beach Bums Space Explorers Fun with Nature Treasure Seekers All Around the World Into the Wild

10am–12pm Monday—Thursday Page Park Center

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Science camp is the ideal opportunity to engage children in the ―FUN‖ of science. Science camp combines innovative science projects, creativity challenges and games. Our goal is for every camper to leave with inner science-confidence & outer self-confidence. This class will be sure to keep your child busy while learning this summer. Camp will be held at the Page Park Center.

LANGO SPANISH FULL IMMERSION CAMP! Your child does not need a background in Spanish. Summer Spanish Camp is an interactive, excited, and hands-on full immersion language learning. Camp is taught entirely in Spanish. We will combine vocabulary, cultural notes, and conversational phrases to introduce your camper to all aspects of the Spanish language! The daily activities vary from creating a piñata, playing Spanish bingo, art projects, games, signing, and much more! A light snack will be provided. Lango Kids Gilbert (LKG) is located at 743 S. Lindsay Rd. #102, Gilbert, 85296. 3-7 YEARS 66697 M-F 6/18-6/22 9am-12pm LKG $115 66698 M-F 6/18-6/22 1-4pm LKG $115 66699 M-F 7/16-7/20 9am-12pm LKG $115 66700 M-F 7/16-7/20 1-4pm LKG $115 Instructor: Lango Kids Staff

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6-8 YEARS M-TH 6/11-6/14 M-TH 6/25-6/28 M-TH 7/9-7/12 M-TH 7/23-7/26 9-12 YEARS M-TH 6/11-6/14 M-TH 6/25-6/28 M-TH 7/9-7/12 M-TH 7/23-7/26

MESSY SCIENCE CAMP 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. Fun, interactive and educational, what more can you ask for in this camp?! This is hands-on, so be sure to dress for mess! 7-10 YEARS 66664 TH 6/7-6/28 1:30-2:45pm MPAC $33 66665 TH 7/12-8/2 1:30-2:45pm MPAC $33 Instructor: Andrea Inman

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For those looking to apply some focus to their child’s fundamental skills, a number of sport-specific Sportball programs are available. Certified Sportball coaches further develop key skills for a chosen sport. Skills are developed in a confidence-building, non-competitive atmosphere. Coaches for all classes are trained athletes who have a passion for sharing their love of sports. Sportball provides all equipment unless otherwise noted SPORTBALL BASEBALL CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in baseball. Skills include: throwing, catching, correct batting form, running bases, fielding and positional play. Please bring a baseball glove. 6-8 YEARS 66264 M-F 7/16-7/20 10-11am MPAC $58 SPORTBALL BASKETBALL CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in basketball. Skills include: shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, offense, footwork, teamwork and positional play. 3-6 YEARS 66256 M-F 6/25-6/29 9-10am MPAC $58 6-8 YEARS 66265 M-F 6/25-6/29 10-11am MPAC $58 8-10 YEARS 66266 M-F 6/25-6/29 11am-12pm MPAC $58 SPORTBALL HALF DAY CAMP Sportball camps focus on the eight core Sportball sports including hockey, soccer, tennis, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf and football as well as arts and crafts, snack time, stories, music, co-operative games and theme days. 3-6 YEARS 66258 M-F 7/30-8/3 9am-12pm MPAC $149 SPORTBALL DODGEBALL CAMP Certified Sportball instructors help safely and creatively develop throwing, catching, dodging and jumping skills, as well as hand-eye coordination, reaction time, cardiovascular endurance, teamwork, strategy and cooperation in the quickly growing game of DODGEBALL! 6-8 YEARS 66267 M-F 7/30-8/3 12:30-1:30pm MPAC $58 8-10 YEARS 66268 M-F 7/9-7/13 11am-12pm MPAC $58 SPORTBALL FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in football. Skills include: throwing, catching, kicking, snaps, handoffs, footwork, field goals, teamwork, touchdowns and positional play. 3-6 YEARS 66269 M-F 7/9-7/13 9-10am MPAC $58 6-8 YEARS 66269 M-F 7/9-7/13 10-11am MPAC $58 SPORTBALL FLOOR HOCKEY CAMP The Sportball floor hockey program is non-competitive and provides children with the basic elements of the game of hockey with the help of experienced coaches. Programs focus on passing, shooting, positional play, stick handling, goal tending and more! Children are taught to apply these skills in a fun game setting. 3-6 YEARS 66260 M-F 7/23-7/27 9-10am MPAC $58 6-8 YEARS 66270 M-F 7/23-7/27 10-11am MPAC $58 8-10 YEARS 66271 M-F 7/23-7/27 11am-12pm MPAC $58

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SPORTBALL SOCCER CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in soccer. These include throw-ins, dribbling, trapping, passing, goalie skills and more! 3-6 YEARS 66261 M-F 6/18-6/22 9-10am MPAC $58 6-8 YEARS 66272 M-F 6/18-6/22 10-11am MPAC $58 8-10 YEARS 66273 M-F 6/18-6/22 11am-12pm MPAC $58 SPORTBALL T-BALL CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in baseball. Skills include: throwing, catching, correct batting form, running bases, fielding and positional play. Please bring a baseball glove. 3-6 YEARS 66262 M-F 7/16-7/20 9-10am MPAC $58 SPORTBALL TENNIS CAMP Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in tennis. Skills include: serves, forehand, backhand, volley and more! 3-6 YEARS 66263 M-F 6/11-6/15 8-9am MPARK $58 6-8 YEARS 66274 M-F 6/11-6/15 9-10am MPARK $58 8-10 YEARS 66275 M-F 6/11-6/15 10-11am MPARK $58

PUNK ROCK TIE DYE WORKSHOP

WILD ABOUT NATURE

Leap into the world of creativity with this super fast and easy way to make your own tie dyed tee. Learn simple techniques of wrapping, folding and painting with dyes to create awesome fabric art. Come back on day 2 and embellish your tee with rockin iron-on transfers. Bring a pre-washed, 100% cotton t-shirt and have a terrific time! Dress for mess. 6-9 YEARS 66659 F 9-12 YEARS 66660 F Instructor: TBA

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6/22-6/29 12:45-2pm

MPAC

$18

6/22-6/29 2:15-3:30pm

MPAC

$18

Explore the Riparian Preserve and learn about lots of wonderful wildlife – bugs, birds, reptiles and mammals – including the chance to get up close and personal! 4-10 YEARS 66651 M-TH 6/18-6/21 8:30-11:30am SERL $55 Instructor: Riparian Staff

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Sportball Volleyball Camp Certified Sportball coaches develop competence and confidence teaching the fundamental skills necessary to excel in volleyball. Skills include: serves, bumps, sets, spikes, volley and positional play. 8-10 YEARS Monday-Friday 7/16-7/20 11am-12pm Cost $58 Registration Code– 66276 McQueen Park Activity Center

World Music Camp– Ages 8-15

Love to sing? Play instruments? Travel the world? This fun-filled, creative camp explores vocal and instrumental music from around the world while working on geography for an action-packed week of singing, rhythm, and music-making. Children will work with Phoenix Conservatory of Music staff. The final day of camp will bring all the artistic elements together for a wonderful family performance. 66245Campers must bring a packed lunch. Please note a refrigerator is not available.

66246- 7/16-7/20 9am-4pm $143

Southeast Regional Library 775 Greenfield Rd.

14TH ANNUAL SUMMER WRESTLING CAMP Wrestling camp for beginners & experienced wrestlers 5 years-8th grade. Sponsored by the Gilbert Community Services Department and conducted by Highland High School Wrestling Coach, Russ Kilpatrick. Three days of instruction. Fourth day is match day. Participants are grouped by age & weight. Everyone is a winner! 1st and 2nd place ribbons will be awarded on "match day". A camp t-shirt is included! The camp will take place at Highland High School Mini-Gym -4301 E. Guadalupe. Full refund or credit through June 25. No refunds or credits after June 25.

5-6 years -9-9:45am (K-1st grades 2012-13 school year) (*must be 5 years old by June 28, 2012)

Code:66179 6-8 years -9:55-10:45am (2nd-3rd grades 2012-13 school year)

Code:66180 8-11 years -10:55-11:55am (4th-5th grades 2012-13 school year)

Code:66181 11-14 years- 12-1:15pm (in 6th-8th grades 2012-13 school year)

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2012 Summer Recreation Guide  

Town of Gilbert 2012 Summer Classes, Programs and Events

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