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Saturday- April 28, 2012 Freestone Park April 14, 2012 9:00am-12:00pm

8:15 am* 1st Wave will start 1 Mile “Wolverine” Adventure Run 2.4 Mile “Superman” Adventure Run On race day runners may choose to run the 1 mile course or continue through to the 2.4 mile course.

*Registered participants will be assigned a start time at Run Packet Pick up . Wave start will begin at 8:15 am and continue every 5-10 minutes

Over 40 Health & Wellness vendors Free seminars Facility tours Free fitness classes Prizes And much more. Call Freestone Recreation Center for more information 480-503-6202

“Gotham City” Vendors and Fun Activities Adventure Run courses include challenging obstacles: “Superman” Tower “Thor” Tires “Hulk” Hurdles “Wolverine” Wash “Spiderman’s” Web

And more…

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero! For more information call Gilbert Community Services (480) 503-6200 www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/Special Events

1141 E. Guadalupe Rd.

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Dates to Remember

Contents Adult (16+ years) Arts & Crafts Dance Equestrian Health & Fitness Martial Arts Special Interest Sports

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Adult Sports Leagues

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Spring Session Dates: March 19-May 19 (9 weeks) Make-up Week: May 21-May 26 No Class Dates: April 6-April 7

Senior Programs (55+ years) 47

Early Childhood (2-6 years) Academics 10-13 Arts & Crafts 13 Cooking 14 Dance/Cheer 14-18 Gymnastics 18 Health and Fitness 18 Special Interest 19 Sports 19-21 Tumbling/Movement 22 Parent/Tot (Birth – 6 years) Academics 6 Arts & Crafts 6 Dance/Cheer 6 Martial Arts 7 Special Interest 7 Sports 8 Tumbling/Movement 9

Special Events Earth Day Celebration Gilbert Gets Out Global Village Festival Health and Wellness Fair Hershey Track and Field Junior Cupcake Challenge KA-POW Adventure Run Mother/Daughter Tea

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Special Needs (8+years)

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Youth/Teen (6-16 years) Academics Arts & Crafts Cooking Dance/Cheer Equestrian Gymnastics Health & Fitness Martial Arts Special Interest Sports Spring Camps

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Spring Registration Dates Gilbert Residents – On-Line, Mail-In and Touch-Tone Registration Begins: February 28, 2012 Non-Gilbert Residents – On-Line, Mail-In, Walk-In and Touch-Tone Registration Begins: March 5, 2012 Summer Session Dates: June 4-August 4 (9 weeks) Recreation Guide Online: May 4 Registration Begins: May 15

Registration Information 3-5

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. • Registration fees must be submitted with registration form. • Your registration form is an application; it does not assure placement in a class. • If your class choices are full, you will be placed on a wait list for that class. Walk-In Registration Registration forms may be dropped off in person Monday-Thursday 7am-6pm to the Community Services Department, 90 E. Civic Center Drive. For directions please call (480) 503-6200 *Refund Information– Requests for refunds for classes/programs must be received prior to 6pm, March 12, 2012. Unless otherwise noted in the program description.

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90 E. Civic Center Dr.

HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed Easter Sunday April 8th

LIBRARY HOURS:

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HOLIDAY HOURS: Closed Easter Sunday April 8th


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

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

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The Town of Gilbert complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For accommodations, please call 480-503-6200.

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 Page Park Center, 132 N. Bruce Street.

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

Refund and Cancellation Information *Refund Information– Requests for refunds for classes/programs must be requested prior to 6pm March 12,2012. Unless otherwise noted in the program description.

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

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Parent /Tot (Birth - 6 years) Academic

Dance

**PLAYSCHOOL-PARENT/TOT** Mom and Dad guide your child along and come join the fun as you introduce your toddler to the basics of preschool. Art, music, pretend play and manipulative play are just a few of the activities that will be available. This class continues throughout the year with new activities each session. 2-3 YEARS 65725 W 3/21-5/16 10:30-11:30am CC $51 Instructor: Susan Miller

**TWINKLE TOES-PARENT/TOT** Class is full of imagination and fun allowing you to interact with your child to introduce the fundamentals of dance techniques in ballet, tap and tumbling. Dance is about learning to nurture creative movement, follow directions, become aware of one’s body/surroundings and establish classroom etiquette. Great opportunity to let your little dancer build confidence and self esteem and take the first step to leaving your side! Soft soled dance shoes and tap shoes are recommended for your child but not required. 2-3 ½ YEARS 65729 M 3/19-5/14 10:15-11am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad

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 a required at all times Maximum of 4 children/adult.

Every Friday 9-11am

Arts and Crafts

McQueen Park Activity Center

**MESSY MONSTERS-PARENT/TOT** Bring your toddler in for a messy art experience designed just for them! Shaving cream, pudding 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 65726 M 3/19-5/14 12:15-1pm CC $46 65727 F 3/23-5/18* 10-10:45am MPAC $46 Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 4/6 **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 65728 F 3/23-5/18* 9-9:45am MPAC $46 Instructor: Andrea Inman *No class 4/6

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$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) 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 65732 M 3/19-5/14 5:30-6:20pm CC $41 65733 F 3/23-5/18* 5:30-6:20pm FRC $36 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff *No class 4/6

Special Interest **ABC MUSIC & ME-PARENT/TOT** Come sing, dance, make music and learn! New theme and materials each session. The monthly themes will be “Up in the Sky” and “Splash”. A $15 fee will be collected on the first day of class for the home kit, which includes a CD and music from class, Family Guide book and additional item related to the class monthly theme. 2-4 YEARS 65734 T 3/20-4/10 10-10:35am SERL $25 65735 T 3/20-4/10 10:45-11:20am SERL $25 65736 T 4/24-5/15 10-10:35am SERL $25 65737 T 4/24-5/15 10:45-11:20am SERL $25 Instructor: Colleen Rogers

**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.** **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 65744 T 3/20-4/10 9-9:45am CC $40 65745 T 4/17-5/8 9-9:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Learning Staff

**KINDERMUSIK FAMILY TIME MAKE WAY FOR MUSIC PART 2 & 3** This class brings children of all ages together for musical and developmental learning in a fun family environment. At each weekly 45 minute class you’ll see how music helps your family laugh together, share, and take turns. Make Way for Music is a 12-week semester divided into 3 sessions. Families are welcome to join at the beginning of any session. A onetime $50 fee covers family materials for 3 sessions. Materials include 2 CDs, 2 literature books, Family Guide Book & game, and 2 finger drums. 1 MONTH-7 YEARS 65738 W 3/21-4/11 9-9:45am SERL $30 65739 W 3/21-4/11 10-10:45am SERL $30 65740 W 4/25-5/16 9-9:45am SERL $30 65741 W 4/25-5/16 10-10:45am SERL $30 Instructor: Colleen Rogers **MUSIC ADVENTURES-PARENT/TOT** Join us for a musical adventure! Weekly themes include, “It’s a colorful world”, “Fun with Animals” and “Here Comes the Band. as we play music together in this parent/tot developmental music class. A wide variety of instruments provided during class. 2-4 YEARS 65742 T 3/20-4/10 10-10:45am CC $40 65743 T 4/17-5/8 10-10:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Healing Staff

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Parent /Tot (Birth - 6 years) Sports **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 65747 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 65748 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7

**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 65755 M 4/16-5/21 9-9:45am MPAC $74 Instructor: Sportball Staff

**SOCCERTOTS-PARENT/TOT** Our skill building and non-league program will allow your kids to learn the soccer basics while having fun. Parental involvement required. Please bring a #3 or #4 size soccer ball. 2 ½-3 ½ YEARS 65749 SAT 3/24-4/21 9:30-10:15am CC $43 66168 SAT 4/28-5/19 9:30-10:15am CC $43 1 ½-2 ½ YEARS 65750 SAT 3/24-4/21 10:30-11:15am CC $43 66167 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:30-11:15am CC $43 3 ½-5 YEARS 65751 SAT 3/24-4/21 11:30am-12:15pm CC $43 66169 SAT 4/28-5/19 11:30am-12:15pm CC $43 Instructor: B.E.S.T. Staff

**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 help them to develop confidence in their abilities. 2-3 YEARS 65756 M 4/16-5/21 9:45-10:30am MPAC $74 Instructor: Sportball Staff

**SUPER SILLY SPORTS-PARENT/TOT** You and your little sportster will enjoy this high energy class that will keep you moving and grooving. This isn’t your traditional sports class, you’ll use objects found around the house and play silly games such as the cat and mouse race, chicken and the egg race, dog bone toss and other mixed up, silly sports! Class is designed for walking toddlers. Par**SPIKE IT VOLLEYBALL-PARENT/TOT** ticipants must wear tennis shoes. Our skill building and non-league program will allow your 1½-2½ YEARS kids to learn the world of volleyball. They will be exposed to spiking, 65757 W 3/21-5/16 10-10:45am MPAC $43 digging, bumping, serving, setting and many more aspects of the game all while having fun. Parent involvement is required. Please bring Instructor: Julie Kinal a junior size volleyball, knee pads and elbow pads. 3-5 YEARS **Parent/Tot classes are designed to encourage both parent and 65752 SAT 4/14-5/19 9:30-10:15am MPAC $64 child participation through instructor led activities. With you by Instructor: B.E.S.T. Staff 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) Tumbling/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 65758 M 3/19-5/7 10-10:45 am DSD $60 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff **BABIES IN MOTION-PARENT/TOT** Little ones will explore by climbing up, down, under and over on child friendly equipment. Class gives your child the opportunity to express themselves through creative play to gain balance, coordination and social interaction. Music and props incorporated to give your little one a jumping good time! 1-2 YEARS 65759 T 3/20-5/15 9:15-10am MPAC $43 Instructor: Diana Hakes

Come dressed in your Sunday’s best and your favorite spring hat for a late afternoon of tea and goodies with your favorite girl or girls. Enjoy tea, lemonade, sandwiches, and treats while sharing an afternoon of conversation and crafts. The Mother/Daughter Spring Tea is open to all ladies ages 2-17 and their mother, grandma, aunt, or family friend. A photographer will be on hand to capture this special event at no additional charge. Only daughter needs to register. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is Friday, April 27th. If you have more than one daughter please register for a couple and an additional daughter. 66045 $35 (Couple) 66046 $10 (additional adult) 66047 $5 (additional daughter) NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

Grab your best stuffed friend and join us as we set out on a new adventure through the pages of our books! Each month we’ will create a story inspired craft and celebrate with silly songs that may just make us get up and dance.

2nd Friay of every month Stories will be held at 10am & 10:30am Program is FREE and open to all ages!

For more information, contact the Gilbert Community Center at 480-503-6270. **MOVIN’ N GROOVIN’-PARENT/TOT** Parent and child will do creative movements with music. We will use equipment such as balls, bean bags, hula hoops and parachutes. Basic tumbling moves will be taught to build large motor skills and we will work on social skills as well. Come prepared to move ‘n groove! 1-2 YEARS 65762 SAT 3/24-5/19* 9:30-10:15am MPAC $38 Instructor: TBA *No class 4/7

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Academics 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 65641 M/W 3/19-5/16 9-10:30am FRC $132 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck 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. 3-4 YEARS 65646 T/TH 3/20-5/17 10:45-12:15pm FRC Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck

$132

ARIZONA SCIENCE CENTER MINI-SCIENTISTS Grab your safety goggles and join us for scientific discovery as the Arizona Science Center staff wows us with hands-on learning and scientific expertise. These classes are bound to be an explosive good time for your little learner. ALL Classes are for Children 3-5 Years old. 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! 65768 W 5/16 10-11am MPAC $23 ARTISTIC SCIENCE How are science and art linked together? Your child will explore the science of art using studio paints and gravity, clay and shape tools and create their own homemade crayons to go home with their masterpieces. 65767 W 4/11 10-11am

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BUBBLE-OLOGY: THE SCIENCE OF BUBBLES Let’s get poppin’! Your child will learn about the volume of air trapped within the bubble and they will use science to observe, experiment with and understand how bubbles “work”. They will love creating their own bubbles art and bubble solution to take home. 65771 W 4/18 10-11am MPAC $23 DINOSAUR DISCOVERY Hard hats on! Your child will utilize real archaeologist tools to dig for dinosaur bones and learn about these fascinating creatures from so long ago. They will create their own fossils to take home! 65766 W 4/4 10-11am MPAC

$23

FREEZE: INTERACTIVE ICE CREAM EXPERIMENT How does temperature affect liquids? Your child will investigate the scientific properties by observing and recording how liquid behaves. They will measure, mix and use freezing techniques to create their own frozen ice cream treat! This interactive process teaches the scientific method of thinking. 65769 W 5/2 10-11am MPAC $23 MAS TORTILLAS, POR FAVOR: A MULTI-CULTURAL AND BILINGUAL EXPERIENCE Implementing both Spanish and English vocabulary, this program introduces your child to new cooking ideas. They will measure ingredients, see the effects of heat on dough and play with flavors and textures. 65770 W 4/25 10-11am MPAC $23

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NATURAL EXPLORERS: LEARNING ABOUT THE ARIZONA DESERT The Arizona desert is a fascinating environment! Your child will interact with Arizona desert materials as they categorize materials, observe their uniqueness and create a natural material masterpiece to take home. 10-11am MPAC $23

PHYSICS AND MOTION: MARBLES AND RAMPS Your child will explore the scientific relationship between gravity, force and motion in this hands-on learning experience! They will test their theories, put them in to action and create marbles to take home. 65764 W 3/21 10-11am MPAC $23 TWISTED! THE SCIENCE BEHIND MAKING PRETZELS Imagine the delectable smell of baking bread, melted butter and sweet cinnamon. Your child will use their senses to measure ingredients, twist dough and bake their own homemade pretzels! They will experience math concepts as well as the science behind baking with heat. 65765 W 3/28 10-11am MPAC $23

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Academics BIZZY BEEZ Buzz on in for this fun class! Join us on a journey as we follow a seasonal calendar which will include stories, arts and crafts, letters, numbers, songs, colors and shapes as your child gracefully prepares for their adventure into kindergarten. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 65773 T/TH 3/20-5/17 10am-12pm MPAC $174 Instructor: Cathy Gomez

HOLA-LANGO SPANISH This class is taught 100% in Spanish! A full immersion foreign language program – Within two or three classes, kids will learn key phrases in Spanish. Students are engaged in fun, adventure-themed “challenges” which help them acquire new vocabulary and grammar through music, movement-based activities, written activities, playacting and basic conversation. Our highly engaging Spanish class uses music, games, art and stories to teach kids new languages. A $14 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class, which includes a customized CD. 3-6 YEARS 65777 T 3/27-5/15 9-9:45am SERL $99 Instructor: Lango Staff

BONJOUR LANGO FRENCH A full immersion foreign language program! Within two or three classes, kids will learn key phrases in French. Students are engaged in fun, adventure-themed “challenges” which help them acquire new vocabulary and grammar through music, movement-based activities, written activities, playacting and basic conversation. Our highly engaging French class uses music, games, art and stories to teach kids new languages. A $14 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first class, which includes customized CD. 3-6 YEARS 65774 T 3/20-5/8 11:15am-12pm SERL $112 Instructor: Lango Staff

KALEIDOSCOPE KIDS Challenge your student to experience an array of preschool activities. Join us on an adventure of colors, shapes, letters and numbers to build basic skills in preparation for kindergarten. Activities include learning centers, arts and crafts, music and physical activity. Special theme days will be included to enhance learning. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 65778 M/W 3/19-5/16 9am-12pm MPAC $259 Instructor: Elena Emanuel

DINOROARS Journey with us as we take a step into the past to the land of the dinosaurs. Once there, we will play, count, color, paint, sing and even dance with the dinosaurs. Dress for mess! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 3-5 YEARS 65775 F 3/23-5/18* 10am-12pm MPAC $84 Instructor: Cathy Gomez *No class 4/6

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. *Parents Please Note: Children must be able to identify most of the alphabet letters and sounds plus numbers 1-10. 4-6 YEARS 65648 M/T/W 3/19-/5/16 10:45am-1:15pm FRC $314 Instructor: Debra Shaw LEAP INTO LEARNING Leap into this class to prepare your child for kindergarten by reinforcing letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Music, arts & crafts, science and playtime will also be part of our curriculum. Counting and adding will be included for a well rounded preschool experience. Class will end with story time and snacks. Learning is just a hop, skip and a leap away! Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 4-6 YEARS 65779 M/W 3/19-5/16 9-11:30am MPAC $228 Instructor: Carolyn Love

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Academics 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 65650 W 3/21-5/16 10-11am SERL $51 Instructor: Jennifer Domini LITTLE LEARNERS This class will teach your child basic skills such as ABC's, numbers, shapes, and colors, incorporated through a variety of themes. Children will use hands-on activities, stories, music, and arts/crafts. Children will learn to follow directions and develop social skills. 3-4 YEARS 65300 M/T/W 3/19-5/16 9-10:30am FRC $193 Instructor: Debra Shaw 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 65653 TH 3/22-5/17 10:15-11:15am FRC $51 Instructor: Debra Shaw LUNCH BUNCH LEARNERS Now here is an opportunity for your child to learn while you get a little free time. This kindergarten prep class will jump start your child’s learning capabilities. We will work on name recognition, prewriting skills, counting in both English and Spanish, take a look at ABC’s and so much more. There will be plenty of art, music, stories and pretend play. Plus, your child will bring his/her own lunch for a fun social experience. This class continues throughout the school year with new activities being added each session. Note: Food allergies will be discussed on the first day. As a precaution, please NO peanut products. 3 ½-5 YEARS 65782 M 3/19-5/14 9am-12pm CC $132 Instructor: Susan Miller

MAGICAL MORNINGS: TODDERSCHOOL This is a “first experience” class without parents. This is a chance for your child to be “on his own”, and develop his/her own unique personality. We will take a look at colors and shapes. There will be counting, stories, music and crafts. Children will learn to socialize, and play with other in a structured learning environment. This class continues throughout the school year with new activities being added each session. This class continues throughout the school year with new activities being added each session. Participant must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2 ½-3 ½ YEARS 65790 T 3/20-5/15 10:30-11:30am CC $51 65791 TH 3/22-5/17 10:30-11:30am CC $51 Instructor: Susan Miller NI-HAO LANGO MANDARIN A full immersion foreign language program! Within two or three classes, kids will learn key phrases in Mandarin (Chinese). Students are engaged in fun, adventure-themed “challenges” which help them acquire new vocabulary and grammar through music, movement-based activities, written activities, playacting and basic conversation. Our highly engaging Mandarin class uses music, games, art and stories to teach kids new languages. A $14 supply fee will be collected by the instructor on the first class, which includes customized CD. 3-6 YEARS 65784 T 3/27-5/15 10-10:45am SERL $112 Instructor: Lango Staff 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 65654 T/TH 3/20-5/17 9-10:30am FRC $132 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck

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 65783 F 3/23-5/18* 9-10:15am MPAC $50 Instructor: Carolyn Love *No class 4/6

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Arts and Crafts

Academics SMART START SCHOLARS Jump start your preschooler with this structured course! We will count in both English and Spanish; go over colors and shapes, and move forward with ABC’s and numbers. We will explore learning through the use of educational manipulative toys. Let your child increase their socialization skills while learning the basic preschool structure. This class continues through the calendar year with new activities and skills being added each session. Participants must be minimum years old by the first day of class. 3 -4 ½ YEARS 65786 T/TH 3/20-5/17 9-10:15am CC $100 Instructor: Susan Miller

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 65663 W 3/21-5/16 11:45-12:45pm FRC $51 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck

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, beaded jewelry and much more. TIC-TALK SPANISH 4-6 YEARS Total Immersion Language Acquisition Program that helps children 3/23-5/16 11:15am-12pm* CC $46 understand their world, learn new vocabulary, and develop the skills 66111 F Instructor: Jenna Hart *No class 4/6 necessary to speak Spanish. The curriculum is carefully sequenced to gradually incorporate new words and expressions through our SPRINGTIME CRAFTS customized songs and interactive lessons, as it reinforces past voDoes your child like birds, bugs, flowers and trees? This exciting craft class cabulary. Emphasis is placed on auditory comprehension, oral exwill focus on what happens in the “Spring”. We will make birdhouses, and pression and it’s fun! A $27 supply fee will be collected by the inother exciting crafts, hear some fantastic spring stories, and just enjoy this structor on the first day of class, which includes customized CD, wonderful time of year. book and flashcards. 3-5 YEARS 2 ½-6 YEARS 65793 W 3/21-5/16 10:30-11:15am CC $51 65789 T 3/20-5/15 9-9:45am MPAC $86 Instructor: Susan Miller 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 65656 M 3/19-5/14 10:45-11:30am FRC $51 65660 M 3/19-5/14 11:45-12:30pm FRC $51 65657 W 3/21-5/16 10:45-11:30am FRC $51 Instructor: Stephanie Gronbeck 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 65662 W 3/21-5/16 9-9:45am SERL $51 Instructor: Jennifer Domini

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Arts and Crafts

Dance and Cheer

SQUISHY MESSY STICKY ART Dress for a mess and get ready to explore the amazing world of art. Children express themselves through finger painting, sponge art and more!! Art teaches critical thinking, self-expression, problem solving, individuality, creativity and self-esteem. 3-5 YEARS 65794 F 3/23-5/18* 10-10:45am CC $46 Instructor: Jenna Hart *No class 4/6

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 65802 M 3/19-5/14 3-3:30pm CC $22 Instructor: Jenna Hart 65803 T 3/20-5/15 10:30-11am CC $22 65804 W 3/21-5/16 11-11:30am CC $22 65805 TH 3/22-5/17 11:30am-12pm CC $22 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore

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BALLET/ TAP Come have fun while learning fun tap combinations and the graceful CRAZY CHEFS movements of classical ballet. Proper dance attire and ballet and tap For those of you who get the munchies and don't know what to do. shoes are strongly recommended. Come learn how to prepare your own snacks. Bring a storage 3-5 YEARS container to transport food from class. Not recommended for children 65721 TH 3/22-5/17 9-9:45am FRC $43 with food allergies. Instructor: Jennifer Domini 3-4 YEARS 65796 W 3/21-5/16 10-10:45am MPAC $53 4-6 YEARS 65797 W 3/21-5/16 11-11:45am MPAC $53 Instructor: Cathy Gomez SPINGTIME 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 65798 M 3/19-5/14 12-12:45pm MPAC $53 Instructor: Julie Kinal 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. 4-6 YEARS 65801 M 3/19-5/14 11-11:45am MPAC $53 Instructor: Julie Kinal

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The Town of Gilbert is coming together in a coordinated effort to encourage people to “Get Out” and experience Gilbert! Gilbert Gets Out Week is a chance to read, be more physically active, converse, think, create, do and explore some of the fabulous things Gilbert has to offer. These activities will occur throughout the day at Town locations, to reach a wide variety of participants. All activities are FREE! Check out how to “Get Out” in Gilbert at www.gilbertaz.gov Activities are subject to change (Please check a current schedule before attending) *Space is limited for this activity, registration may be necessary. Friday April 13 □ *Wiggle Worms McQueen Park Activity Center 0-5 yrs., 9-11am

□ *Story Time Adventures With Bear McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 10-11am

Saturday April 14 □ Health Fair

Monday April 16 □ Pee Wee

Freestone Recreation Center All Ages, 9am-12pm

□ Farmers Market Downtown Gilbert All Ages, 9am-1pm

□ *Build-A-Rocket Community Center 8-13yrs., 10am-11:30am

Traverse Wall McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 9:30-11:30am

□ Scavenger Hunt McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4:30-5pm

□ Traverse Wall Challenge McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4-6:30pm

□ Concert in the Park Featuring February State Community Center All Ages, 5:30-6:30pm

□ Family Movie Night in the Park Community Center All Ages, 6:45pm

□ Observatory Night Riparian Preserve All Ages, 7pm

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□ Family Fun Zone McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4:30-6:30pm

□ *Lisa Limbert East Valley Wildlife Rescue McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 5:30-6:30pm

Tuesday April 17 □ Liberty Wildlife Society Community Center All Ages, 10-11am

Wednesday April 18 □ Earth Day McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 10am-12pm

□ *Storytime at the □ Senior Bingo Library Southeast Regional Library 0-5yrs, 10:30-11:30am

□ Music & Dancing Gilbert Senior Center 55+ yrs., 10:30am

□ Drumming Circle Featuring Drumming Sounds Community Center All Ages, 6:30-7:30pm

Community Center 55+ yrs., 10-11am

□ Adventures in Healthy Eating Community Center All Ages, 4-5pm

Thursday April 19

Friday April 20

□ *Family Craft

□ *Wiggle Worms

Time Community Center All Ages, 9:30-11:30am

McQueen Park Activity Center 0-5 yrs., 9-11am

□ *Storytime at the Library Southeast Regional Library 0-5yrs, 10:30-11:30am

□ Special Needs Karaoke Community Center 8+ yrs., 6-9pm (For persons with Special Needs and Providers )

□ Swing Dance Demo □ Music & Dancing □ Observatory Night and Lessons Featuring Kat’s Korner Freestone Park Amphitheater All Ages, 5-6pm

□ Zumba in the Park Freestone Park Amphitheater 12+ yrs., 6:15-7:15pm

□ Special Needs Sock Hop Community Center 8+ yrs., 6-7:30pm (For persons with Special Needs and Providers)

Gilbert Senior Center 55+ yrs., 10:30am

□ *EduRoboTech Legos McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4 & 4:30pm

□ Family Bingo Freestone Recreation Center All Ages, 5-6pm

□ Mad Science Show Southeast Regional Library All Ages, 6-7pm

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Riparian Preserve All Ages, 7pm

Rockin’ The Rec Grand Finale FRC Open House All Ages, 5:30-8:30pm Rock Wall Challenge & Activities 5+ yrs., 5:30-6:30pm Concert on the Lawn Featuring Vinyl’s End All Ages, 6:30-8:30 Freestone Recreation Center

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Early Childhood (2-6 years)

Dance and Cheer 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 65669 M 3/19-5/14 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Domini 4-6 YEARS 65667 M 3/19-5/14 11-11:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Domini 65668 SAT 3/24-5/19* 9-9:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Lauren Regnier *No class 4/7 BROADWAY BOUND This class is for the singer and dancer in the family. We will learn we will learn a variety of dance moves and songs to our favorite show tunes such as songs from Annie, Mary Poppins, Lion King and more! 4-6 YEARS 65674 T 3/20-5/15 12:30-1:15pm FRC $43 Instructor: Lori Regnier 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, CH-A-N-T-S & T-U-M-B-L-E, what’s that spell?”...FUN! 4-6 YEARS 65807 TH 3/22-5/17 11-11:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad

DANCE PARTY Does your little one love to move and groove when you turn on the tunes? This class will teach simple activity, party, and line dances using kid-friendly music. Favorites will include the Hokey Pokey, the Chicken Dance, the Macarena, the Cupid Shuffle, and more. Kids will also have the chance each week to dance their own way to popular tunes. This is an up-tempo, high energy class sure to please your little performer. 3-4 YEARS 65812 M 3/19-5/14 12-12:45pm CC $43 Instructor: Diana Hakes DANCING QUEENS This will have your child learning a variety of dance styles. Your child will be a true dancing queen learning tap, jazz, and even a little hip hop. Tap and jazz shoes are recommended. 3-4 YEARS 65693 M 3/19-5/14 9-9:45am FRC $43 65694 TH 3/22-5/17 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Domni 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 65813 T 3/20-5/8 10-10:45am DSD $60 65814 SAT 3/24-5/12 10-10:45am DSD $60 Instructor: Desert Star Dance Staff

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 65808 W 3/21-5/16 11:45am-12:30pm CC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore 65809 SAT 3/24-5/19* 11-11:45am CC $38 Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 4/7

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Dance and Cheer FAIRYTALE BALLET This exciting class will immerse your child into their favorite fairy tales through music and dance. Your young dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative movements. Costumes and props will be provided. 3-5 YEARS 65815 M 3/19-5/14 4-4:45pm Instructor: Jenna Hart 65816 T 3/20-5/15 11:15am-12pm 65817 W 3/21-5/16 10-10:45am Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore 65818 F 3/23-5/18* 9-9:45am Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 4/6 65819 SAT 3/24-5/18* 10-10:45am Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 4/7

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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. 3-5 YEARS 65698 SAT 3/24-5/19* 11-11:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Lauren Regnier *No class 4/7

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 CC $43 shoes are recommended. Participants must 2 ½ years old by the first day of class. CC $38 2 ½-3 YEARS 65825 M 3/19-5/14 9-9:40am CC Instructor: Diana Hakes FAIRYTALE BALLET II This class is for students that have completed at least one class of Fairy- 3-5 YEARS 3/22-5/17 11-11:45am FRC tale Ballet and they are ready to progress their technique. This exciting 65700 TH Instructor: Jennifer Domini class will immerse your child into their favorite fairy tales through music 3/23-5/18* 10-10:45am CC and dance. Your young dancer will learn basic ballet steps and creative 65827 F Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 4/6 movements. Costumes and props will be provided. 3-5 YEARS 65820 TH 3/22-5/17 10:30-11:15am Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore

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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 65696 W 3/21-5/16 4-4:45pm FRC $43 Instructor: Lauren Regnier

FAMILY CRAFT TIME Join us for a FREE, fun family craft at the Gilbert Community Center, as part of Gilbert Gets Out Week! Participants will learn to decoupage and embellish a frame with scrapbook paper and decorations to take home. Registration is free but is required and is limited to the first 50 participants. Parents and children must both register for this one day workshop. ALL AGES

April 19th

9:30-11:30am

FREE

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Dance and Cheer 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. Class also designed to create a magical environment for enhancing your child’s physical, mental, emotional and social development. Be sure to bring your camera each week as you’ll be invited in at the end of class! Ballet shoes recommended but not required. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2 ½-3 YEARS 65829 M 3/19-5/14 9:20-10am MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad 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 65830 M 3/19-5/14 11:15am-12pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad

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 65831 W 3/21-5/16 9-9:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: Julie Kinal

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 65854 TH 3/22-5/18 Instructor: Jeanette Runnings

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Special Interest

Sports

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 65832 T 3/20-4/24 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. Students 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. 4-7 YEARS 65833 W 3/21-4/25 5-5:45pm CC $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory Staff 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. 4-7 YEARS 65834 T 3/20-4/24 5-5:45pm CC $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff

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 ntroduced to add variety to the class. Participants must wear tennis shoes. If weather permits, some classes may be moved outdoors. 3-4 YEARS 65835 T 3/20-5/15 11:15am-12pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Diana Hakes 65703 W 3/21-5/16 10:45-11:30am FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 65705 F 3/23-5/18* 9-9:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6 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 65706 W 3/21-5/16 3-3:45pm FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr

Join us for a family friendly movie in the park on a giant screen. Movie start times vary. Bring your blanket or chair for your friends and family and enjoy movies in the park! Free popcorn is included on a first come first serve basis. All children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Please call the Gilbert Community Center for any additional information 480-503-6290. ALL AGES 66041 F 66042 F

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6:30 pm CC 6:45 pm CC

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Sports 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 65839 T 3/20-4/17 4-5pm WS $75 65840 T 4/24-5/8 4-5pm WS $45 Instructor: Mike Arrigoni 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 65631 F 3/23-5/18* 1-1:45pm FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6 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 65707 F 3/23-5/18* 11-11:45am FRC $38 65711 SAT 3/24-5/19* 10-10:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6 & 4/7 4-6 YEARS 65708 F 3/23-5/18* 12-12:45am FRC $38 65709 SAT 3/24-5/19* 11-11:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6 & 4/7 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 65837 F 3/23-5/18* 9-9:45am CC $38 Instructor: Julie Kinal *No class 4/6 65838 SAT 3/24-5/19* 10-10:45am CC $38 Instructor: Dempster Jackson *No class 4/7

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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 65841 F 3/23-5/18* 10-10:40am CC $38 Instructor: Julie Kinal *No class 4/7 65842 SAT 3/24-5/19* 11-10:40am CC $38 Instructor: Dempster Jackson *No class 4/7 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 65712 F 3/23-5/18* 10-10:45am FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6

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 65843 W 3/21-5/16 11-11:45am MPAC $43 Instructor: Julie Kinal

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Early Childhood (2-6 years) Sports 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 65844 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 65845 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7 SPORTBALL T-BALL 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. This class will meet in the lobby area of McQueen Park Activity Center and will take place outside in the park. 3-6 YEARS 65846 SAT 4/14-5/19 1:30pm-2:30pm MPARK $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff

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Grab your best stuffed friend and join us as we set out on a new adventure through the pages of our books! Each month we will create a story inspired craft and celebrate with silly songs that may just make us get up and dance.

2nd Friday of every month Stories will be held at 10am & 10:30am Program is FREE and open to all ages! For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294

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. 3-6 YEARS 65847 F 4/13-5/18 3-4pm MPARK $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff

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STICKS AND KICKS This class is all about Hockey and soccer skills for your little one and what kid doesn’t enjoy kicking soccer balls or scoring a hockey goal. Participants will have an opportunity to learn new skills through a variety of drills, and games that help to enhance motor skills, strength, socialization and team work. 3-5 YEARS 65716 F 3/23-5/18* 2-2:45pm FRC $38 Instructor: Beaux Kapr *No class 4/6

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Early Childhood (2-6 years)

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 65719 T 3/20-5/15 10-10:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Julie Kinal 4-6 YEARS 65720 T 3/20-5/15 11-11:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Julie Kinal 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 65849 W 3/21-5/16 9-9:45am CC $43 Instructor: Jennifer Gallamore 65850 F 3/23-5/18* 11-11:45am CC $38 Instructor: Ashley Nottestad *No class 4/6

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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! 3-5 YEARS 65718 T 3/20-5/15 9-9:45am FRC $43 Instructor: Julie Kinal TUMBLING TWO’S Movement, music and stories are incorporated with basic tumbling movements to encourage self expression, develop independence and teach tumblers to follow directions & take turns. Creative movement will also build strong bones and encourage socialization in a noncompetitive, playful atmosphere. Class will end with a 5-10 minute review of the lesson for the day. Participants must be minimum age by the first day of class. 2-3 YEARS 65853 T 3/20-5/15 10:15-11am MPAC $43 Instructor: Diana Hakes

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Academics Arizona Science Center STEM CLUB SATURDAYS Looking for something for your kids to do on a Saturday morning? Invite them to investigate the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Club at the McQueen Park Activity Center. The STEM Club is conducted by a trained Arizona Science Center instructor. We bring buckets of materials full of projects and experiments to captivate children in an out-of school setting. As the Jr. Scientist grabs their lab coat on the way in, the STEM adventure begins! PLAYGROUND PHYSICS Explore momentum when you are on a swing set, learn how friction and gravity create great slides and use sidewalk chalk to record your data. Become scientists as you discover what forces are at work every time you go out and play. 8-12 YEARS 65855 SAT 3/31 10am-1pm MPAC $40 Instructor: Arizona Science Center Staff LEMONADE STAND AND OTHER CHEMYSTERIES Jr. Scientists explore fundamental chemical principles. Investigate the mysterious changes that occur when various solids, liquids, and gases are combined. Can you make something bubble over, change colors or stink up the room? Become an entrepreneur while discovering that you can find science everywhere, even in lemonade! 8-12 YEARS 65856 SAT 4/28 10am-1pm MPAC $40 Instructor: Arizona Science Center Staff X MARKS THE SPOT: EXPLORE THE SEAS AND SKIES Time travel to 1715, but with 21st century technology! Have you ever wondered if the tales of hidden treasure could be true? Learn how to navigate using GPS and go on a treasure hunt for actual treasure. Imagine if treasure hunters back in the day had the tools you have now! 8-12 YEARS 65857 SAT 5/19 10am-1pm MPAC $40 Instructor: Arizona Science Center Staff

Arts and Crafts BEGINNING CROCHET This class is for beginners. Learn the basic of crocheting. We will learn about hooks, yarns and the basic crochet stitches in this class. We will also work on a small project. 8-12 YEARS 65907 TH 3/22-5/17 4:30-5:15pm CC $51 Instructor: Crystine Chipman 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 65858 W 3/21-5/16 4-5:30pm CC $50 Instructor: Deanna Wayne

Join us for a FREE, fun family craft at the Gilbert Community Center, as part of Gilbert Gets Out Week! Participants will learn to decoupage and embellish a frame with scrapbook paper and decorations to take home. Registration is free but is required and is limited to the first 50 participants. Parents and children must both register for this one day workshop. ALL AGES

April 19th

9:30-11:30am

FREE

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Dance and Cheer 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 65861 TH 3/22-5/17 4-4:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel DANCE FUSION Add a pinch of ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and a smidge of tumbling to create this one-of-a-kind dance fusion. Kids will learn the basic moves put to their favorite music and enjoy making new friends. Perfect for someone who wants it all! 6-9 YEARS 65862 TH 3/22-5/17 6-6:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel 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 65643 F 3/23-5/18* 5:30-6:15pm FRC $38 Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 4/6 FAIRYTALE BALLET-YOUTH 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 65863 M 3/19-5/14 5-5:45pm CC $41 Instructor: Jenna Hart 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 65644 W 3/21-5/16 5-5:45pm FRC $43 Instructor Lauren Regnier

Come dressed in your Sunday’s best and your favorite spring hat for a late afternoon of tea and goodies with your favorite girl or girls. Enjoy tea, lemonade, sandwiches, and treats while sharing an afternoon of conversation and crafts. The Mother/Daughter Spring Tea is open to all ladies ages 2-17 and their mother, grandma, aunt, or family friend. A photographer will be on hand to capture this special event at no additional charge. Only daughter needs to register. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is Friday, April 27th.

If you have more than one daughter please register for a couple and an additional daughter. 66045 $35 (Couple) 66046 $10 (additional adult) 66047 $5 (additional daughter) NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Equestrian

Gymnastics

ADVANCED HORSEMANSHIP Prerequisite: must have taken Intermediate Horsemanship in the past year. This fast paced class is designed to work with those who want training techniques for both horse and rider. We will work more intensively on each student's abilities and areas they wish to progress in such as trail riding, western pleasure, barrel racing, roping and team penning. We will cover fundamentals of each area of interest for each student. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets (VSB) is located at 43757 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140. 8+ YEARS 65461 T 3/6-3/27 7-8pm VSB $119 65865 T 5/1-5/22 7-8pm VSB $119 Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

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 65869 T 3/20-5/15 4-4:55pm MPAC $43 7-12 YEARS 65870 TH 3/22-5/17 5-5:55pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Elena Emanuel

BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP This class is designed to teach students the basics of Western riding horsemanship. Starting with grooming, general care and saddling safely, we will also cover mounting and dismounting, proper posture and balance when riding. We will work with each student on simple control techniques such as asking the horses to walk and stop. Students under 18 must have parent/guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets (VSB) is located at 43757 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140. 8+ YEARS 65463 T 3/6-3/27 6-7pm VSB $119 65866 T 4/3-4/24 6-7pm VSB $119 Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff INTERMEDIATE HORSEMANSHIP Prerequisite: Must have taken Beginning Horsemanship or Introduction to Horsemanship in the past year. This class will focus on more specific control and Western riding techniques such as getting the horse to respond to certain cues and learning how to post while in a trot. We will cover different gaits, as well as identifying the gaits and correct leads while mounted. Students under 18 must have parent/ guardian sign a liability waiver at first class. Valley Silver Bullets (VSB) is located at 43757 N. Coyote Rd. San Tan Valley, AZ 85140. 8+ YEARS 65867 T 4/3-4/24 7-8pm VSB $119 65868 T 5/1-5/22 6-7pm VSB $119 Instructor: Valley Silver Bullets Staff

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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 65871 T 3/20-5/15 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 65649 F 3/23-5/18* 4:30-5:15pm FRC $38 Instructor: Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 4/6

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Martial Arts

Health & Fitness BOXING FITNESS See HEALTH & FITNESS section under ADULT for class description and info.

HUNG GAR KUNG FU A southern style of Kung Fu that originated in the Shaolin Temple. Hung Gar will teach the practitioner stamina, flexibility and endurance by doing isometric exercises and postures. Self defense and patience are HAPPY KIDS FITNESS part of this Martial arts class. Living a healthy lifestyle is cool. Each week learn a new form 13+ YEARS of exercise, do a craft about the body and learn how to make healthy 65637 W 3/21-5/16 6:30-7:30pm FRC $43 snacks. Each class is different from yoga, Pilates, resistance training, Instructor: Peter Pena zumba and even a boot camp class. 8-10 YEARS SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADVANCED 66064 M 3/19-5/7 4-5:30pm MPAC $155 This advanced Sanchin-Ryu class is open to those students holding the Instructor: Melissa Webb rank of Purple belt or higher. Students will be learning advanced forms HAPPY TEEN FITNESS Living a healthy lifestyle rocks! Each week learn a new form of exercise, work on a project about the body and have a basic cooking class. Themes vary from yoga, Pilates, resistance training, zumba and even a boot camp class. 14-16 YEARS 66068 W 3/21-5/9 4-5:30pm MPAC $155 Instructor: Melissa Webb 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. 11-13 YEARS 66066 T 3/20-5/8 4-5:30pm MPAC $155 Instructor: Melissa Webb

and techniques as well as their hand-to-hand application. A solid understanding of basic fundamental techniques of Sanchin-Ryu is required. 6+ YEARS 65872 W 3/21-5/16 6-8pm MPAC $81 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff 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 65874 M 3/19-5/14 6:30-7:30pm CC $41 65875 TH 3/22-5/17 6:30-7:30pm CC $41 65876 F 3/23-5/18* 6:30-7:30pm FRC $36 65873 SAT 3/24-5/19* 9:30-10:30am MPAC $36 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 4/6 & 4/7 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 65877 TH 3/22-5/17 5:30-6:30pm CC $41 65878 F 3/23-5/18* 4:30-5:30pm FRC $36 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 4/6

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Martial Arts

Special Interest

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. Participants will be divided into appropriate age groups. 6-15 YEARS 65664 M/W 3/19-5/16 6-7pm FRC $82 Instructor: Donn Kong

BABYSITTER TRAINING CLASS The Childcare & Babysitting course (CABS) helps build confidence, self-esteem and skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. The course includes CPR & First aid, diaper changing, feeding and choking prevention. Students will receive a workbook and a certificate upon completion. Please bring a sack lunch. 10-17 YEARS 65879 SAT 4/7 9am-1pm FRC $50 65881 SAT 5/5 9am-1pm FRC $50 Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff

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 65661 T/TH 3/20-5/17 6:15-7:15pm FRC $82 Instructor: Burke Alford

Looking for a safe, enriching place for your child to go to during the after school hours?! Trained recreation staff are on-site to promote a healthy, positive recreation environment to ensure the safety and enjoyment of its participants! Sports & Fitness activities Games Arts & Crafts Homework time DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN 7-12 YEARS Available following Gilbert Public School (GPS) days 3:45-6:00pm (full days) and 12:45-6:00pm (early release) COST: $25.00 per month

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 65884 W 3/21-4/25 6-6:45pm CC $77 Instructor: Phoenix Conservatory of Music Staff CYANOTYPE: FUN IN THE SUN PRINTMAKING Explore the vintage photographic method of cyanotype printing using the sun in this unique family friendly workshop. Participants will create several one-of-a-kind photographic prints using found objects that cast interesting forms and shadows through the cyanotype printing process. All materials included. No previous art or photography experience is required. Art Intersection (AI) is located at 207 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 201, Gilbert, AZ 85234. 6-13 YEARS 65885 SAT 4/14 10am-12pm AI $40 65886 SAT 5/5 10am-12pm AI $40 Instructor: Art Intersection Staff GUITAR BEGINNING This is a thorough introduction or good review class for those interested in learning to play the guitar. Participants will learn basic scales, chords, strumming and how to tune and care for their guitars. We’ll explore different types of music and learn to play a variety of songs. Please bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric without an amplifier. Participants must be minimum age by first day of class. 14+ YEARS 65887 M 3/19-5/14 6-7:25pm CC $60 Instructor: George Giordano

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Special Interest 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. 6-12 YEARS 65888 T 4/3 3:45-5:45pm MPAC $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman PINHOLE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR KIDS Create a camera from everyday objects, load them with photographic paper to record an image and witness the magic of developing it in a traditional darkroom. This is a simple, hands-on way to understand photography that can produce surprisingly dynamic and beautiful images. No previous photographic experience is necessary All materials supplied. Students will go home with their own camera and 2 finished prints. Art Intersection (AI) is located at 207 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 201, Gilbert, AZ 85234. 6-13 YEARS 65889 SAT 4/21 1-4pm AI $45 65890 SAT 5/5 1-4pm AI $45 Instructor: Art Intersection 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 65891 T 3/20-4/24 6-7pm CC $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 65892 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 65893 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7

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GOLF FOR KIDS 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 65894 SAT 3/24-4/21 9-10am WS $75 65895 SAT 4/28-5/12 9-10am WS $45 Instructor: Mike Arrigoni 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 65672 M 3/19-5/14 4-5pm FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 9-13 YEARS 65673 M 3/19-5/14 5:15-6:15pm FRC $43 Instructor: Dempster Jackson 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 65896 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 65897 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7 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 65898 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 65899 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7 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. 8-13 YEARS 65675 W 3/21-5/16 5-6pm FRC $43 Instructor: Beaux Kapr

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Saturday-April 28, 2012 Freestone Park

1 Mile “Wolverine” Adventure Run 2.4 Mile “Superman” Adventure Run

On race day runners may choose to run the 1 mile course or continue through to the 2.4 mile course.

*Registered participants will be assigned a start time at Run Packet Pick up Wave start will begin at 8:15 am and continue every 5-10 minutes

“Gotham City” Vendors and Fun Activities 8am-12noon

Adventure Run courses include challenging obstacles: “Superman” Tower “Thor”Tires “Hulk” Hay Hurdles “Wolverine”Wash “Spiderman’s”Web

And more…

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero!

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Youth and Teen (6-16 Years) Sports SPIKE IT VOLLEYBALL Our skill building and non-league program will allow your kids to learn the world of volleyball. They will be exposed to spiking, digging, bumping, serving, setting and many more aspects of the game all while having fun. Parent involvement may be necessary. Please bring a junior size volleyball, knee pads and elbow pads. 6-7 YEARS 66070 SAT 4/14-5/19 10:30-11:15am MPAC $64 8-10 YEARS 66071 SAT 4/14-5/19 11:30am-12:15pm MPAC $64 Instructor: B.E.S.T. Staff 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. This class will meet in the lobby of McQueen Park Activity Center and will take place outside on the multi-use field. 6-8 YEARS 65900 SAT 4/14-5/19 2:30-3:30pm MPARK $79 8-10 YEARS 65901 SAT 4/14-5/19 3:30-4:30pm MPARK $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff 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. This class will meet in the lobby of McQueen Park Activity Center and will take place outside on the multi-use field. 6-8 YEARS 65902 SAT 4/14-5/19 10-11am MPARK $79 8-10 YEARS 65903 SAT 4/14-5/19 11am-12pm MPARK $79 Instructor: Sportball 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. 6-8 YEARS 65904 F 4/13-5/18 4-5pm MPARK $79 8-10 YEARS 65905 F 4/13-5/18 5-6pm MPARK $79 Instructor: Sportball Staff

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YOUTH BOXING Our Kids Boxing Program will enhance your child's ability to focus, build confidence, learn respect, discipline, control and self-defense as they become physically fit. Beginners will learn basic boxing skills, including footwork and punching combinations. Participants do not spar in this program. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness (1on1BF) is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 9-13 YEARS 65906 M/W/F 3/19-5/18 5-6pm 1ON1BF $80 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff

Come dressed in your Sunday’s best and your favorite spring hat for a late afternoon of tea and goodies with your favorite girl or girls. Enjoy tea, lemonade, sandwiches, and treats while sharing an afternoon of conversation and crafts. The Mother/Daughter Spring Tea is open to all ladies ages 2-17 and their mother, grandma, aunt, or family friend. A photographer will be on hand to capture this special event at no additional charge. Only daughter needs to register. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is Friday, April 27th. If you have more than one daughter please register for a couple and an additional daughter. 66045 $35 (Couple) 66046 $10 (additional adult) 66047 $5 (additional daughter) NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.

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Family Fun Activities

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. Join us on the last Friday of each month for a FREEfamily-friendly movie on the big screen in the McQueen Park Activity Center gymnasium! Doors open at 6:30pm and movie start times vary. Invite your friends and family to enjoy the fun, Family Movie Series! Popcorn included. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. For more information, contact the center at (480) 503-6294. No registration necessary, walk-ins welcome! *Please have a blanket to place under chairs. Food and drink restrictions may apply. ALL AGES March 30 April 27 May 25 June 29

Kung Fu Panda 2 (PG)

Last Friday of the month 6-8:45pm McQueen Park Activity Center 510 N. Horne Street

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

Adults are FREE!

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Dolphin Tale (PG) 66038 Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer (PG) Mr. Popper’s Penguins

All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. For more information, contact the McQueen Park Activity Center at (480) 503-6294.

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(PG) 66040

Learn how to build and launch a rocket in the one-day FREE workshop held at the Gilbert Community Center, as part of Gilbert Gets Out Week! Participants will build their own rocket and enjoy launching them in the park outside the center. Registration is free but is required and is limited to the first 25 participants. Parents are welcome to come to the workshop to help build the rocket and watch the launching. 8-13 YEARS 66043 SAT 4/14 10-11:30am CC FREE

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Join us for some fun Earth Day activities, receive conservation information from town departments and learn how to care about our planet to build a new future. Help inspire awareness and appreciation to protect the earth’s environment. Recycling themed arts & crafts and games will be available, along with fun face painting. All ages welcome! This is a FREE event, so bring along a few friends!

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Adult (16+ Years) Arts and Crafts

PAPER CRAFTING

EXPLORE CROCHETING Learn to read crocheting patterns, and use different types of yarn, including wool, cotton, plarn (plastic bag yarn), and tarn (old t-shirt yarn). Students will make 8 inch sample squares (made into a blanket for Project Linus), and then be allowed to work on projects of choice, with guidance. 16+YEARS 66031 TH 3/22-5/17 5-5:50pm CC $51 Instructor: Crystine Chipman FABULOUS FAUX CLASSIC 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 65908 TH 4/12 6-8:30pm MPAC $30 Instructor: Linda Coffman

Learn tips, tricks and techniques using paper, cards, books and other recyclable items to create unique three dimensional projects! Fold, cut, glue, weave, stamp and emboss your way to an exciting time! Templates and instructions will be given out to re-create at home. ALTERED BOOKS WORKSHOP An altered book is an art form using a recycled book transformed into a new work of art; a journal or scrapbook. Take a theme, trip, hobby or a special experience and create an altered book to tell your story. Learn how to create pages using various techniques such as collaging, stitching, folding pages, adding inserts, shadow boxes and more. You will use paints, glaze, stamps, pictures, tags and more to create your very own unique altered book. Bring a recycled hardback book, scissors, your favorite glues and theme in mind. Note: Don’t have a theme, no problem, create your pages then add to your book later. Books available if you don’t have one. 18+ YEARS 65910 T/W 5/15-5/16 6-8:30pm MPAC $17 Instructor: Pamela Parker KEEPSAKE ALBUMS USING RECORDS Come create 2 keepsake albums using 45 records and a record album. These are a fun way to display your special occasions in a unique way and save the environment by up cycling items you may have around the house. You may bring photos but not necessary for class; add them later. Bring scissors and your favorite glues. 18+ YEARS 65911 F 3/30 6-8:30pm MPAC $17 Instructor: Pamela Parker PAPER BAG ALBUM Create a fun and simple project to remember those special occasions, your children, grandchildren, favorite pet and more. Paper bags are a great interactive scrapbook with lots of places to create pockets, pull outs and use lots of embellishments. You will create a paper bag album with the theme of your choice. Allow your creative juices to flow! You may bring photos but not necessary for class; add them later. Bring scissors and your favorite glues. 18+ YEARS 65912 F 4/13 6-8:30pm MPAC $17 Instructor: Pamela Parker

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Adult (16+ Years) 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 65913 M 3/19-5/14 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 65914 M 3/19-5/14 7-8pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Yasmina COUPLES BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE Have you watched the reality dance shows and thought, 'I wish I could do that?'. Now is your chance to learn how! In this class, you will learn the basics to some of the most popular ballroom dances which include cha cha, waltz and the east coast swing. Students will also learn correct posture, foot placement and hip movement. Class is designed for couples. Each participant must register and pay class fee. 16+ YEARS 65630 F 3/23-5/18* 6:45-7:45pm FRC $36 Instructor: Elena Emanuel *No class 4/6

MCQUEEN DROP-IN FITNESS

Looking for an opportunity to try out a fitness class before making a commitment?! The McQueen Park Activity Center is pleased to offer DROP-IN Fitness classes for only $5/class. Join us for Cardio Rhythm and Toning, Body Conditioning, Yoga and Power Sculpt! Space is limited and subject to availability.

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All classes located at the McQueen Park Activity Center at 510 N. Horne St.

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Adult (16+ Years) Equestrian

Health & Fitness

ADVANCED HORSEMANSHIP See EQUESTRIAN section under YOUTH for class description and info. BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP See EQUESTRIAN section under YOUTH for class description and info. INTERMEDIATE HORSEMANSHIP

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 65925 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 6-7am FRC $91 65926 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 4-5pm FRC $91 65927 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 6-7am FRC $99 65928 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 4-5pm FRC $99 Instructor: BSX Staff *No class 4/6 BOXING FITNESS This program is targeted to first time boxers and others looking to use boxing as a means for getting in shape and improving their fitness levels. Boxing is one of the best forms of exercise, because it conditions the total body and provides a complete workout for your cardiovascular and endurance systems. You will learn actual boxing techniques which is truly the total package for self-defense. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness (1on1BF) is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 16+ YEARS 65929 M-F 3/19-5/18 6-7pm 1ON1BF $99 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff BOXING FITNESS BOOTCAMP FOR WOMEN The Boxing Fitness Boot camp is for women interested in a fat loss program that provides intensity and variety through a combination of boxing drills and boot camp workouts guaranteed to be challenging. A $50 supply fee will be collected on the first day of class for gloves and hand wraps. 1on1 Boxing Fitness (1on1BF) is located at 1815 W. 1st Ave. Ste. 116, Mesa, Arizona 85202. 18+ YEARS 65930 M-F 3/19-5/18 6-7am 1ON1BF $99 Instructor: 1on1 Boxing Fitness Staff CARDIO TONING & RHYTHM Take your cardio dance to a new level! Set to up-beat, fun music, intervals of easy-to-learn cardio dance will be incorporated with lightweight toning. This class will target every muscle of the body with the emphasis on abs and glutes. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, towel and water to class. 18+ YEARS 65931 M 3/19-5/14 6:45-7:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Susan Deieso

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Adult (16+ Years) Health & Fitness GENTLE YOGA This class focuses on restorative and gentle stretching of yoga to increase flexibility and strength. This class is excellent for those with limited mobility or beginners. Participants should bring a yoga mat or towel to class. 16+ YEARS 65635 W 3/21-5/16 7:15-8:15pm FRC $43 Instructor: Joy Klein 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 65934 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 6-7am FRC $91 65935 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 4-5pm FRC $91 65936 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 6-7am FRC $99 65937 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 4-5pm FRC $99 Instructor: BSX Staff * No class 4/6 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 65940 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 6-7am FRC $91 65941 M/W/F 3/26-4/20* 4-5pm FRC $91 65942 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 6-7am FRC $99 65943 M/W/F 4/23-5/18 4-5pm FRC $99 Instructor: BSX Staff *No class 4/6 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 65944 TH 3/22-5/17 6-6:50pm BHF $68 Instructor: Body Heart Staff

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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) 14+ YEARS 65947 M 3/19-5/14 10-10:45am BHF $68 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 65948 M/W 3/19-4/11 6-7pm BHF $61 65949 M/W 4/16-5/16 6-7pm BHF $73 65950 M/TH 3/19-4/12 8:45-9:45am BHF $61 65951 M/TH 4/16-5/14 8:45-9:45am BHF $73 65952 F 3/23-5/18* 8:45-9:45am BHF $61 65953 SAT 3/24-5/19* 8:45-9:45am BHF $61 Instructor: Body Heart Staff *No class 4/6 & 4/7 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 65955 W 3/21-5/16 5:30-6:30pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Susan Deieso YO STRENGTH FOR LADIES Yo Strength, offers a new twist on the classic yoga class by using light hand weights to build strength while increasing your flexibility and balance with yoga poses. Body Heart Fitness Studio (BHF) is located at 1395 E Warner Rd., Ste.101 (the Target Shopping Center) 14+ YEARS 65956 W 3/21-5/16 8:45-9:45am BHF $68 Instructor: Body Heart Staff 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 65957 W 3/21-5/16 6:45-7:45pm MPAC $43 Instructor: Susan Dieso

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Adult (16+ Years) Martial Arts

SANCHIN-RYU KARATE-ADVANCED See SPORTS section under YOUTH for class description and info.

GRACE UNDER PRESSURE-WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE (MOTHER/DAUGHTER) In a FUN high-energy environment, students learn to act on stressful situations rather than being controlled by them. Learn streetwise techniques designed in a way, so that size, strength, age or athletic ability are not factors in defending one’s self. Sign up for this class by yourself or with a friend or family member! Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 16 + YEARS 65958 SAT 4/14 12:30-2:30pm FRC $18 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff HUNG GAR KUNG FU A southern style of Kung Fu that originated in the Shaolin Temple. Hung Gar will teach the practitioner stamina, flexibility and endurance by doing isometric exercises and postures. Self defense and patience are part of this Martial arts class. 13+ YEARS 65637 W 3/21-5/16 6:30-7:30pm FRC $41 Instructor: Peter Pena 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 65959 SAT 3/24-5/19* 8-9am FRC $36 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Karate Staff *No class 4/7

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 7:00-8:00pm and on Fridays from 6:00-7:00pm. 16+ YEARS 65639 3/19-5/18* FRC $117 Days and times listed above. Instructor: Donn Kong *No class 4/6 TAI JI QUAN LEVEL II This level II class will take your Tai Ji Quan practice to a higher level. Students enrolled in this class will be instructed on more advanced sets and GTM set. Participants MUST have 1 year experience in Tai Ji Quan level I to be permitted into this class. 16+ YEARS 65640 T 3/20-5/15 7:30-8:30pm FRC $41 Instructor: Peter Pena

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Adult (16+ Years) Special Interest COMPUTER CLASSES Stumbling through the digital age? Let Conquering Computers help you overcome the obstacles of programs such as Excel, Word, Windows 7 and Outlook. BASIC EXCEL 2007/2010 Learn how a spreadsheet, (an electronic version of an accounting ledger), can automatically perform and update calculations or simply sort data to meet your needs. Manual included. Bring a Flash Drive to save class projects. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS 65960 M 4/23 9am-12pm SERL $50 65961 T 4/24 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

OUTLOOK 2007 Learn to use this email program to create and manage Emails, Contacts, Calendars and Tasks avoiding the annoyance of all of the pop ups and advertisements in Internet email. Manual included. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS BASIC WORD 2007/2010 65968 M 4/2 9am-12pm SERL $50 Learn Word 2007/2010, become efficient & productive. Learn the 65969 T 4/3 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 fundamentals of page setup; customize text, copy/cut and paste, spell Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff check, saving/retrieving and printing documents. Manual included. Bring a Flash Drive to save class projects. Bring your own laptop if you wish. PHOTOS & GRAPHICS IN DOCUMENTS 18+ YEARS Learn inserting photos, clipart, word art, drawing, and text 65962 M 4/9 9am-12pm SERL $50 customizations skills to enhance newsletters, flyers and invitations. 65963 T 4/10 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Learn to create columns and more. Manual included. Bring a Flash Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff Drive to save class projects. Bring your own laptop if you wish. CONQUER WINDOWS 7 For the computer novice and those trying to learn Windows, especially Windows 7. Learn to personalize your computer to fit your needs. Learn to save and retrieve the files you create. Manual included. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS 65964 M 3/19 9am-12pm SERL $50 65965 T 3/20 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 66027 M 5/14 9am-12pm SERL $50 66028 T 5/15 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff EMAIL, INTERNET & VIRUSES Learn basic email, Internet and virus fundamentals. Learn to setup a new email account, and use it to communicate with others. Learn Internet searching, buying online and downloading. Learn about protecting your computer from viral hazards. Manual included. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS 65966 M 3/26 9am-12pm SERL $50 65967 T 3/27 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

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18+ YEARS 65970 M 4/16 9am-12pm 65971 T 4/17 5:30-8:30pm Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

SERL MPAC

$50 $50

PICASA PHOTO EDITING Picasa is a free downloadable program from Google. Learn to edit photos from a digital camera, scanner, downloaded from the Internet or from an email attachment. Manual included. Bring a Flash Drive to save class projects. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS 66023 M 4/30 9am-12pm SERL $50 66024 T 5/1 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff POWERPOINT 2007/2010 Learn to create exciting slideshow presentations for business or personal enjoyment that will capture your audiences' attention like a professional presenter. Manual included. Bring a Flash Drive to save class projects. Bring your own laptop if you wish. 18+ YEARS 65554 M 2/27 9am-12pm SERL $50 66025 M 5/7 9am-12pm SERL $50 66026 T 5/8 5:30-8:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Conquering Computers Staff

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Adult (16+ Years)

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 65972 TH 3/15 6-9pm FRC $32 65973 T 4/17 5:45-8:45pm MPAC $32 65974 W 5/9 5:45-8:45pm MPAC $32 Instructor: Cross’ Lifeline Emergency Staff CREATING THE LIFE YOU DESERVE! Make 2012 the year you accomplish your biggest goals and move towards the life you deserve! Most of us lack the motivation or the inspiration to leave the life of the mundane to head through the door of opportunity, but we say NO MORE, now is the time! This course provides comprehensive tools and strategies to create more time, have greater self-respect, improve communication, accomplish personal goals and create the life of your dreams. 18+ YEARS 65975 W 3/21-4/25 6-8pm CC $50 Instructor: Tony DeSylvester & Adam Brooks DOG TRAINING 1 Based on the APDT’s new curriculum, this positivereinforcement class will cover the Level 1 basic skills: loose-leash walking, recall, sit, stand, down and stay. Your dog can earn his “B.A.”! No dogs on the first class, please. One dog per person. This class will meet in McQueen Park Activity Center on the first day of class. 16+ YEARS 65985 T 3/20-5/8 7-8pm MPARK $120 Instructor: Pawsitive Partners Staff EFFECTIVE DISCIPLINE Learn effective discipline techniques for all ages and stages of development. Discuss pros and cons of corporal punishment and learn how to identify cues potential behavior problems and how to avoid them. What could “really” be going on with a child having persistent behavior problems? 18+ YEARS 65559 SAT 2/25 9:30am-12pm MPAC $30 Instructor: Arizona Academy of Charm Staff

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CREATIVE WRITING CLASSES Explore your inner author in these creative writing courses. Learn to write children's books, or venture in to the nonfiction genre. HOW TO WRITE CHILDREN’S BOOKS Learn to create character sketches, choose point of view and write dialogue. Practice storyboarding, scene building, and develop plots. Creative nonfiction, fiction, and nonfiction formats, chapter and board books will be discussed. Share in-class writing exercises with classmates. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 13+ YEARS 65981 SAT 3/24-4/28* 12:30-2:30pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Marilyn Janson *No class 4/7 NONFICTION WRITING WORKSHOP Learn and practice writing personal essays, editorials, magazine, and newspaper pieces. Prepare the nonfiction book proposal and acquire essential article marketing skills for business and freelancing. A $10 copy fee will be collected by the instructor on the first day of class. 13+ YEARS 65984 SAT 3/24-4/28* 10am-12pm MPAC $50 Instructor: Marilyn Janson *No class 4/7

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Adult (16+ Years)

Special Interest GUITAR BEGINNING This is a thorough introduction or good review class for those interested in learning to play the guitar. Participants will learn basic scales, chords, strumming and how to tune and care for their guitars. We’ll explore different types of music and learn to play a variety of songs. Please bring your own guitar, acoustic or electric without an amplifier. Participants must be minimum age by first day of class. 14+ YEARS 65887 M 3/19-5/14 6-7:25pm CC $60 Instructor: George Giordano HOW TO USE YOUR DIGITAL POINT AND SHOOT CAMERA Learn the inner workings of your digital camera to enhance your digital photographs. In this 3-hour class you will learn about your camera’s settings, how to organize and share your images on your computer and online on sites like Facebook or Flicker, and outputting your digital images to print. Art Intersection (AI) is located at 207 N. Gilbert Road, Suite 201, Gilbert, AZ 85234. 18+ YEARS 65988 SAT 3/24 1-4pm AI $45 65989 T 4/10 6-9pm AI $45 Instructor: Art Intersection Staff JUST ONCE GUITAR FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY ADULTS 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. 18+ YEARS 65990 TH 4/12 6-8:30pm MPAC $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman

JUST ONCE PIANO FOR BUSY ADULTS Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don't need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you'll need to play any song in this one session. Total beginners may need to print out a free pamphlet from pianofun.com for basic note knowledge. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. A $29 supply fee will be collected by the instructor at the beginning of class. 18+ YEARS 65991 T 4/3 5:45-8:45pm MPAC $30 Instructor: Craig Coffman

ALL AGES Join us for a family friendly movie in the park on a giant screen. Movie start times vary. Bring your blanket or chair for your friends and family and enjoy movies in the park! Free popcorn is included on a first come first serve basis. All children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Please call the Gilbert Community Center for any additional information 480-503-6290.

Movie: Aladdin

April 13th 6:30pm Movie: UP

May 11th 6:45pm

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Adult (16+ Years) Sports

Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity

FLY FISHING FOR BEGINNERS This introductory class, led by Arizona Game and Fish certified instructors, will teach you everything you need to know to participate in the beautiful sport of fly-fishing. Learn about equipment, flies, knots, tactics, entomology, fish behavior, fishing locations in Arizona, and receive hands-on casting instruction, great for women, men and young adults. Fish for trout and sunfish for the final class at the Pond at Town Hall. Enjoy fly-fishing year-round in Arizona; learn how in this fun-filled class. Participants will be required to wear eye protection while casting and fishing. All materials and supplies are provided. Classes will meet in Room 300 of the Gilbert Municipal Center Administration Building, located at 50 East Civic Center Drive, in Gilbert. A $20 materials fee will be collected by the instructor during the first class. 17+ YEARS 65998 SAT 3/24-4/14 9am-12pm MC $5 Instructor: Arizona Game and Fish Staff GOLF FOR ADULTS 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 65992 SAT 3/24-4/21 8-9am WS $106 65993 SAT 4/28-5/12 8-9am WS $75 Instructor: Mike Arrigoni 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 65999 SAT 3/24-4/21* 10:05-10:35am PI $60 66000 SAT 4/28-5/19 10:05-10:35am PI $60 Instructor: Polar Ice Staff *No class 4/7

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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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The Town of Gilbert is coming together in a coordinated effort to encourage people to “Get Out” and experience Gilbert! Gilbert Gets Out Week is a chance to read, be more physically active, converse, think, create, do and explore some of the fabulous things Gilbert has to offer. These activities will occur throughout the day at Town locations, to reach a wide variety of participants. All activities are FREE! Check out how to “Get Out” in Gilbert at www.gilbertaz.gov Activities are subject to change (Please check a current schedule before attending) *Space is limited for this activity, registration may be necessary. Friday April 13 □ *Wiggle Worms McQueen Park Activity Center 0-5 yrs., 9-11am

□ *Story Time Adventures With Bear McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 10-11am

Saturday April 14 □ Health Fair

Monday April 16 □ Pee Wee

Freestone Recreation Center All Ages, 9am-12pm

□ Farmers Market Downtown Gilbert All Ages, 9am-1pm

□ *Build-A-Rocket Community Center 8-13yrs., 10am-11:30am

Traverse Wall McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 9:30-11:30am

□ Scavenger Hunt McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4:30-5pm

□ Traverse Wall Challenge McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4-6:30pm

□ Concert in the Park Featuring February State Community Center All Ages, 5:30-6:30pm

□ Family Movie Night in the Park Community Center All Ages, 6:45pm

□ Observatory Night Riparian Preserve All Ages, 7pm

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□ Family Fun Zone McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4:30-6:30pm

□ *Lisa Limbert East Valley Wildlife Rescue McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 5:30-6:30pm

Tuesday April 17 □ Liberty Wildlife Society Community Center All Ages, 10-11am

Wednesday April 18 □ Earth Day McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 10am-12pm

□ *Storytime at the □ Senior Bingo Library Southeast Regional Library 0-5yrs, 10:30-11:30am

□ Music & Dancing Gilbert Senior Center 55+ yrs., 10:30am

□ Drumming Circle Featuring Drumming Sounds Community Center All Ages, 6:30-7:30pm

Community Center 55+ yrs., 10-11am

□ Adventures in Healthy Eating Community Center All Ages, 4-5pm

Thursday April 19

Friday April 20

□ *Family Craft

□ *Wiggle Worms

Time Community Center All Ages, 9:30-11:30am

McQueen Park Activity Center 0-5 yrs., 9-11am

□ *Storytime at the Library Southeast Regional Library 0-5yrs, 10:30-11:30am

□ Special Needs Karaoke Community Center 8+ yrs., 6-9pm (For persons with Special Needs and Providers )

□ Swing Dance Demo □ Music & Dancing □ Observatory Night and Lessons Featuring Kat’s Korner Freestone Park Amphitheater All Ages, 5-6pm

□ Zumba in the Park Freestone Park Amphitheater 12+ yrs., 6:15-7:15pm

□ Special Needs Sock Hop Community Center 8+ yrs., 6-7:30pm (For persons with Special Needs and Providers)

Gilbert Senior Center 55+ yrs., 10:30am

Riparian Preserve All Ages, 7pm

□ *EduRoboTech Legos McQueen Park Activity Center All Ages, 4 & 4:30pm

□ Family Bingo Freestone Recreation Center All Ages, 5-6pm

□ Mad Science Show Southeast Regional Library All Ages, 6-7pm

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Rockin’ The Rec Grand Finale FRC Open House All Ages, 5:30-8:30pm Rock Wall Challenge & Activities 5+ yrs., 5:30-6:30pm Concert on the Lawn Featuring Vinyl’s End All Ages, 6:30-8:30 Freestone Recreation Center


Freestone Recreation Center Sponsored By:

Freestone Recreation Center Open House All Ages, 5:30-8:30pm

Rock Wall Challenge & Activities 5+ yrs., 5:30-6:30pm

Concert on the Lawn Featuring Vinyl’s End All Ages, 6:30-8:30pm

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Senior Programs (55 and older) Dance 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

Health and Fitness 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 registration required. Wednesday 9-10am CC No Charge 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

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Ongoing Events Blood Pressure checks are offered free of charge on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 10am. Bingo is offered every Monday & Friday from 10:15-11:30am. Cost is $.50 a card. Max. three cards. Music & Dancing are offered on Tuesday & Thursday from 10:30-11:30am. Check the monthly activity calendar for other activities and programs that may be offered.

Over 40 health & wellness vendors Free seminars Facility tours Free fitness classes Prizes And much more. Call Freestone Recreation Center for more information 480-503-6202 1141 E. Guadalupe Rd.

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Come and join the East Valley’s most exciting and energetic program of Adult Sports Leagues. Join over 48 Adult Men’s Basketball Teams. Register your team for one of our many divisions. If you don't have a team, feel free to sign-up on the unattached player’s list on the website. Team managers refer to this list for new players to add to their team. Or you can create your own team with the list. Divisions are determined by skill level and playing experience. Teams will play 7 regular season games and end the league with a single elimination tournament that includes gift card prizes. Season begins week of May 13th and continues through early July. Games are played Monday-Thursdays 6:30-10pm & Sunday’s 3:30-7:00pm.

DIVISION/LOCATION Men's Intermediate / C.......Sunday early evenings (South Valley Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .........Monday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Lower / D ..........Tuesday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .........Wednesday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Upper / B .........Thursday evenings (Greenfield Jr. High) Men's Intermediate / C .......Thursday evenings (South Valley Jr. High)

GYM LOCATIONS: Greenfield Junior High School, 101 S. Greenfield Rd. South Valley Jr. High, 2034 S. Lindsay Rd. TEAM ENTRY FEE: $490 per team. REGISTRATION: Teams may register April 9-April 30 or until leagues fill. League fee and completed rosters are due upon registration. Team registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. TEAM ROSTER: E-mail your team's roster using the fill able form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm. Save a copy to your files for future season's changes and e-mail directly to us and save time. Minimum of 5 players - maximum 15. Players' names, addresses, phone numbers and signatures are required. Roster changes may be made until the start of each team's third game. DEADLINE: Completed rosters and payment are due by Monday, April 30 at 6pm, or until leagues fill. Email, drop off or mail registration to Gilbert Community Services, 90 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert AZ, 85296 Call the Gilbert Community Services Department at (480) 503-6200 for questions. Visit our Website for additional information and information on how to submit a roster. www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm.

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SUMMER REGISTRATION: REGISTRATION: All teams (new and returning) must e-mail, mail or drop off a completed roster with a minimum of ten players' names, addresses, and signatures to the Gilbert Community Services office, 90 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert, AZ, 85296 between March 5-March 29. All rosters must be received by March 29 by 6pm to be considered for registration. Postmarks will not be accepted. Please make a copy of your roster before turning it in. Only original rosters will be accepted (no faxes, Xeroxed copies, etc.). ROSTER PROCESS FOR 2012: There are three ways to submit your roster: Mail: 90 E. Civic Center Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85296 E-mail: Team's roster using the fill able form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm In Person: 90 E. Civic Center Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85296

REGISTRATION: On Thursday, April 12 the softball registration will

LATE REGISTRATION:

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

Teams that do not submit completed rosters by the March 29th deadline may register for any remaining league openings 7:30pm on April 12th. Teams must bring a completed roster and payment (subject to availability). Limited openings may still be available after April 12th

*A mandatory $25 A.S.A. sanctioning fee will be charged to all teams once a year for 2012.

LEAGUE STRUCTURE

be held at the Southeast Regional Library (Greenfield and Guadalupe) Times listed in table below

Women

Co-Ed

Men

6:00pm

6:00pm

7:00pm

PAYMENT: All teams must have payment for the entry fee at the time of their selection on April 12. Only one check per team will be accepted! Checks should be made out to: Town of Gilbert

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All efforts will be made to have rosters available at the ball fields before the end of each season for player signatures. It is the responsibility of each team to ensure they have a completed roster submitted in accordance with the league deadlines.

8 Team Leagues Single header will include a 7 game schedule. Double header will include a 14 game schedule. Includes a post-season single-elimination tournament.

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IMPORTANT 2012 FALL LEAGUE DATES

All Games will be played at Freestone Park (Juniper & Lindsay)

Rosters Submitted ........ July 30-August 16 Registration /Payment .... August 23 League Play Begins .......... September 7

Please note that game times rotate, and are based on total number of team entries in the league. Day League Level Game Times League Fee ASA Fee Mon Co-Ed Singleheader D 6:30pm $365 $25 Mon Men's Singleheader REC 7:30pm $365 $25 Mon Men's Doubleheader D 8:30, 9:30pm $580 $25 Tues Co-Ed Singleheader D 6:30pm $365 $25 Tues Women's Singleheader C 7:30pm $365 $25 Tues Co-Ed Doubleheader C 8:30, 9:30pm $580 $25 Weds Men's Doubleheader D 6:30, 7:30 1st wk $580 $25 Weds Men's Doubleheader C 8:30, 9:30 1st wk $580 $25 Thurs Co-Ed Doubleheader D 6:30, 7:30pm $580 $25 Thurs Men's Doubleheader D 8:30, 9:30pm $580 $25 Fri Co-Ed Doubleheader C 6:30, 7:30 1st wk $580 $25 Fri Co-Ed Singleheader D 8:30pm 1st wk $365 $25 Fri Co-Ed Singleheader II D 9:30pm 1st wk $365 $25 Sun Co-Ed Singleheader D 5:30pm 1st wk $365 $25 Sun Co-Ed Singleheader C 6:30pm 1st wk $365 $25 Sun Men's Doubleheader C 7:30, 8:30pm $580 $25 The Gilbert Community Services Department reserves the right to adjust any policy, regulation, procedure, or format without notice, and to classify teams as necessary.

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Adult Volleyball League SUMMER LEAGUE INFORMATION

ion Registrat Begins April 9th

DIVISIONS: Co-Ed Upper / A Co-Ed Upper / B (Both divisions play on Monday evenings) SEASON: Monday, May 14th - July Season includes league play and single-elimination tournament LOCATION: South Valley Junior High School 2034 S. Lindsay Road. LEAGUE FEE: $275 per team. Make check payable to the “Town of Gilbert� REGISTRATION/DEADLINE: Teams may register April 9-April 30 or until the league fills. League fee and completed rosters are due upon registration. Team registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. ROSTER: E-mail your team's roster using the form on the town website: www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm. Save a copy to your files for future season's changes and e-mail directly to us and save time. Minimum of 6 players - maximum 12. Players names, addresses, phone numbers, and signatures are required. Roster changes may be made up until the start of each team's third game.

Email, drop off or mail registration to: Gilbert Community Services 90 E. Civic Center Drive Gilbert, AZ 85296 Gilbert Community Services Department at (480) 503-6200 Visit our Website for additional information www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/sports-adult.cfm

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Special Needs (8 and older) Arts and Crafts

Special Interest

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 66013 T 3/20-5/15 5-5:50pm CC $45/$5 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff

Dance and Cheer DANCE PARTY-SPECIAL NEEDS Do you love to move and groove when you turn on the tunes? This class will teach simple activity, party, and line dances using some of your favorite music. Favorites will include the Macarena, the Cupid Shuffle, The Cha Cha Slide, and many more popular dances. There will also be time each week to dance your own way to popular tunes. This is an up-tempo, high energy class that will be sure to please all you dance lovers out there! 8+YEARS 66017 T 3/20-5/15 6-7pm CC $41/$5 per week Instructor: Brittlyn Miller

EVERBODY PLAYS-“MUSIC BY COLOR” Adaptive music class for individuals 8-99! The “Music by Color” program exposes participants to a variety of rhythmic instruments teaching a handful of songs with a color-coded system. The sixth and final class will include a performance for the families and friends. 8+ YEARS 66015 SAT 4/14-5/19 10-10:45am CC $40 Instructor: Higher Octave Healing Staff

Sports 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, self-confidence and build strong relationships. Those needing extra supervision must provide his/her own aide. Register in advance to guarantee your bowling lane. Can’t come every week, pay as you go. You must RSVP to guarantee space. Practices will be held at Brunswick Zone XL, 1160 S. Gilbert Rd. Register early space is limited! 8+ YEARS 66016 TH 3/1-4/26* 4:30-5:30pm XL ZONE $40/$5 per week 66170 TH 5/3-6/21 4:30-5:30pm XLZONE $40/$5 per week Instructor: Gilbert Staff *No class 3/15

Social Nights Martial Arts SANCHIN-RYU KARATE FOR PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Have fun learning the fundamental movements of Sanchin-Ryu. Benefits of this program include: Enhanced balance and coordination, improved motor-skills and useful self-defense techniques. Students study in a fun, high-energy, non-competitive environment. Participants must be able to follow simple directions. Please wear comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement. 10+ YEARS 66014 M 3/19-5/14 4:30-5:30pm CC $41 Instructor: Sanchin-Ryu Staff

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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 and the best part is it’s FREE!! Registration is appreciated! 8+YEARS 66008 W 3/21 6-7:30pm CC FREE KARAOKE 66009 W 4/4 6-7:30pm CC FREE BINGO 66010 W 4/18 6-7:30pm CC FREE SOCK HOP 66011 W 5/2 6-7:30pm CC FREE KARAOKE 66012 W 5/16 6-7:30pm CC FREE BINGO

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Special Needs (8 and older) Special Events

KARAOKE

ATTENTION ALL OF YOU SPECIAL EVENT LOVERS! NOW YOU CAN REGISTER AND PAY FOR SPECIAL EVENTS ON-LINE AT WWW.GILBERTRECREATION.COM Additional Descriptions of all Special Events can be found on WWW.GILBERTRECREATION.COM Just enter the code listed on each event

BUTTERFLY GARDEN AT THE DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN Come see all the beautiful plants and butterflies the southwest has to offer at the Desert Botanical Garden. During this special time of the year the DBG brings in thousands of species of butterflies to enjoy while taking a tour of this breathtaking garden. Remember to pack a camera to preserve your memories! Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to join us at the Desert Botanical Garden (DBG) after the van is full but will have to register early to receive the discounted price. 8+YEARS 65232 F 3/9 3:30-6:30pm $10

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 66003 F 4/20 6-9pm CC FREE

DAY AT THE MOVIES 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 66006 F 4/27 TBA (After 3pm) HT $7

MOVIE IN THE PARK Sit back, relax, and enjoy the nice weather while watching a movie in the park! You bring a blanket or chair and we will have pizza, popcorn, and drinks! Movie is TBA and will be shown on the big screen outside of the Gilbert Community Center, 130 N Oak St. 8+YEARS 66002 F 3/16 6:30-8:30pm CC $5

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ICE SKATING AT POLAR ICE Come cool off on the ice rink will all your friends! This field trip will be held at the Polar Ice Skating Rink in Gilbert and includes 2 hours of skating and skate rentals. Beat the heat while enjoying time with friends and getting some great exercise. Pack a sack lunch or bring money for food or snacks at the concession stand. Transportation is provided and is limited to 10 passengers. Participants are welcome to join us at Polar Ice once the van is full. 8+YEARS 66005 F 5/25 3:30-6:30pm PI $12

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