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Glendale @Play Summer 2014
WELLNESS | LEARNING | FUN
no joining fees! no contracts!
all@foothills JUST A FEW OF OUR MANY PROGRAMS BELOW! Supervised Summer Program – Foothills 360
Monday–Friday, 5:30 a.m.–9 p.m. Saturday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Holidays as posted.
no contracts or joining fees... Foothills Recreation Pass options include the Day Pass, 15-Punch Pass, 1-Month Pass and Annual Pass – all at great rates! Included is use of the fitness center, rock wall, walking/jogging track, racquetball courts, activity room, locker room facilities, recreational basketball, badminton, volleyball, Wally Ball, basic land and water aerobic classes and scheduled fitness lap swimming. To purchase your Recreation Pass, just stop at the Foothills front desk.
The Foothills Center is a Silver Sneakers® location!
Enjoy an active lifestyle. Check out the fitness center, indoor track, pickle ball, racquetball, water aerobics and fitness classes all included in your pass.
May 27-August 1, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Register for this popular, supervised summer program for kids ages 5-11. Enjoy the rock wall, swimming (once a week), art projects and active games. Choose a 3-day or 5-day program. Space is limited and available on a first-registered, first-served basis. 3-Day: $74/week (non-resident $91). 5-Day: $110/week (non-residents $145). To sign up, call 623-930-4600, visit the center’s front desk or visit www.glendaleaz.com/ foothillscenter. For more information, call 623-930-4610 or 623-930-4608.
Summer swim lessons, group or private, are offered for all ages and ability levels with 4 summer sessions available. The fee for each session includes eight, 30-minute lessons for two weeks Monday-Thursday and is $26 (non-residents $49).The lessons are taught by certified water safety instructors. Registration for Glendale residents begins May 12 and May 15 for non-residents. For details, see page 21.
Foothills Family Swim Party
Saturday, June 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. An evening for families to enjoy our mini-waterpark. Entrance includes a hot dog and lemonade, and the concession stand will be open for additional purchases. Parents/ Guardians must be present. No food, ice chests, swim toys or floatation devices. Event open to the first 400 paid participants. Residents $3/person, non-residents $5/ person. For information, call Darren at 623-930-4610.
Foothills Daddy/Daughter Dance
Saturday, July 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. You are cordially invited to the Foothills Daddy/Daughter Dance. This is your chance to show your little girl how SPECIAL she is. Treat her to a night of music, dancing, fun and dessert; memories she will have for a lifetime. Dads or the girl’s other significant male may attend. Open for daughters ages 3-12. Dress code is semi-formal. The cost is $20 for Dad and up to 2 daughters. Additional daughters are $5 each. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Use code #353464-01 and call 623-930-4600 or visit www.glendaleaz.com/ foothillscenter.
The Foothills Center is more than just recreation and aquatics; it includes varying sized rental rooms for intimate gatherings or larger groups up to 230 individuals. With a range of room sizes, we can host business and HOA meetings, weddings, birthday parties or overnight graduation parties. Chairs and tables are included, and a catering kitchen is also available for rent. Additionally, your group can enjoy floating around the lazy river, splashing in the play pool or just lounging pool side with our pool-side party patio space. The Foothills Center is open 7-days a week but will accommodate after-hours rentals as well. For details, call Cindy at 623-930-4611.
623-930-4600 • 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • www.glendaleaz.com/foothillscenter Glendale @Play Summer 2014
Visit Gallery Glendale 6 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday nights Westgate Entertainment District, 9380 W. Westgate Blvd. East of Cold Stone Creamery The gallery features art exhibits, childrenâ€™s storytimes, events and classes. Wee Readers @ Westgate 10:30-11 a.m. First & third Monday of each month Stories, rhymes and songs for children birth to five years presented by the Glendale Public Library at Gallery Glendale at Westgate. Get your child ready to read through this interactive, fun early literacy program. Not available on national holidays.
Contents Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 2 5-15 Adult Special Interest Activities Adult Softball Leagues 7 Special Interest Activities Locator/Map 8 Aquatics 21 Sign Up Details 19 Youth & Teen Special Interest Activities 16-25 Youth Summer Recreation Programs 26 Adaptive Recreation Programs 27 Glendale Adult Center 11 Glendale Libraries 4 Facilities, Libraries & Parks Directory 28-29 Facility Rental Opportunities 30 Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area 31
For details, visit www.glendaleaz.com/galleryglendale.
Engaging residents and visitors in diverse opportunities to live, invest and play in the community City of Glendale
Parks, Recreation & Library Services 5970 W. Brown St. | Glendale, AZ 85302 | 623-930-2820
Executive Director of Parks, Recreation & Library Services For advertising information, call 623-930-2822. Advertising contained herein does not constitute an endorsement by the City of Glendale or its staff. Information in the Glendale Parks, Recreation & Library activities guide is subject to change without notice. NOTICE: Participants should be aware that there is some risk involved in these activities and that all participants do so at their own risk. Medical insurance is not provided by the city of Glendale.
For special accommodations, please call in advance the phone number associated with the activity/ program you will be attending. To access the TDD, call 623-930-2197 for Parks & Recreation activities programs or 623-842-3760 for Library activities/programs. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
Glendale Public Libraries More than books, more than ever! Glendale Public Libraries offer a wide variety of FREE programming for ALL ages, from babies and children to teens and adults.
• Storytimes • Crafts • Games • Job Searching Assistance • Musical Performances • Lectures • • E-Book Instruction • Book Discussions • Author Appearances • Volunteer Opportunities • and more!
Summer Reading Fun for All Ages Fizz, Boom, READ! Summer Reading Program – Kids from birth to age 11 can sign up for an EXPLOSIVE summer of reading fun. Pick up your reading record at any Glendale Public Library branch, keep track of your reading and earn fun grab bag prizes and a free book! Fizz, Boom, READ! begins on May 27 and ends July 26. Spark A Reaction! Teen Summer Reading. (Reading for Fun + Summer)/Glendale Public Library = Winning! Register online at www.glendaleaz.com/teenlibrary and keep track of your reading all summer long. Then visit any Glendale Public Library to claim fun grab bag prizes (including a free book!) and be entered in a prize drawing for an iPad Shuffle and Skull Candy Headphones. Registration begins May 19. Literary Elements: Adult Summer Reading Program. What are the elements of your perfect book? A gram of romance? An ounce of mystery? A dram of suspense? Find the perfect combination at the Glendale Public Library this summer and earn a free book! Register online at www. glendaleaz.com and come to the library to claim your prizes May 27-July 26!
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To see all of our program offerings in detail, visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/Library or pick up the bimonthly Library Events Calendar at any library location.
D Challenger Space Center Events at the Library This summer each library branch will host special programs presented by the Challenger Space Center. Kids ages 7-11 can enjoy the world of NASA’s best, while the whole family can come to the Main Library for the Community STEM Event—your chance to experience ten different interactive and visual stations designed to reveal the fun and wonder of space and science.
A Library Card
Your ticket to free books, movies, e-books, the internet and so much more!
Main Library 5959 West Brown Street 623-930-3530 Monday, Wednesday: 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday: Closed Saturday: 12-5 p.m. Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Foothills Library 19055 North 57th Avenue 623-930-3830 Monday: 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday: Closed Friday: 1-5 p.m. Saturday: 12-5 p.m.
Velma Teague Library 7010 North 58th Avenue 623-930-3430 Monday, Thursday: 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, Sunday: Closed Saturday: 1-5 p.m.
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Glendale Public Library meeting rooms are available for rental. For information, visit www.glendaleaz.com/Library/Rental_Opportunities.cfm.
Special Interest Activities Class Directory Sports & Fitness.................... 5-10 Dance..................................... 10-12 Culinary Arts.............................. 12 Cultural Arts & Music........ 13-14 Personal Development.... 14-15
Youth & Teen Directory Sports & Fitness ................. 16-19 Personal Development ... 20-22 Music ..................................... 22-25
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Start......... Day(s) Time • Duration Location (#REG code) (M=Monday; TU=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; TH=Thursday; F=Friday; SA=Saturday; SU=Sunday)
Location map on page 8. Advance sign up required. Sign up details on page 19. For more information, call 623-930-4613. For information on the CITY OF GLENDALE YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM for City of Glendale youth, ages 17 and younger, visit www. glendaleaz.com/ParksandRecreation/ ScholarshipProgram.cfm or call 623-930-2820.
Sports & Fitness
Ages 13+ unless noted otherwise.
ADULT CO-ED RACQUETBALL LEAGUES
———————————————————— Adult coed, points-based leagues are offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Beginners and intermediates play on Mondays and advance players on Wednesdays. No league May 26 and Sept. 1. For more information, call 623930-4610. 2 hours. Instructor: BLAINE. • $25 (non-resident $33) MAY 19 M 6 PM • 8 WEEKS FC (#313103-01) MAY 21 W 6 PM • 8 WEEKS FC (#313103-02) JULY 28 M 6 PM • 8 WEEKS FC (#313103-03) JULY 30 W 6 PM • 8 WEEKS FC (#313103-04)
COUCH POTATO TO 5K BEGINNING RUNNING PROGRAM
———————————————————— Go from couch to the 5K finish line with training that gradually increases your endurance and fitness level. Receive guidance every step of the way in a fun group setting. On Dec. 20, those interested in putting their skills to the test can meet at the Reach 11 Sports Complex for the Jingle Bell Run 5K (separate registration fee). Ages 8+. Ages under 16 must have parent/ guardian registered for class. For more information, call Darren (Certified Running Coach), at 623-930-4610. • $39 (non-resident $49) OCT. 4 SA 9 AM • 11 WEEKS FC (#334456-01)
GO THE DISTANCE! -HALF MARATHON TRAINING GROUP
———————————————————— Thinking about running a half marathon? This is a 16-week buildup to the Jan. 18, PF Chang Half Marathon. All running speeds/abilities welcome. Participants should be comfortable running a total of 10-15 miles/week at approximately 4 miles an outing without stopping. The half marathon training consists of 3 days of training, two “on your own” runs and one group run held on Sundays at 7 a.m. beginning Sept. 28. For more information, call Darren (Certified Running Coach), at 623-930-4610. Fee does NOT include half marathon entry. • $82 (non-resident $100) SEPT. 28 SU 7 AM • 16 WEEKS FC (#334114-01)
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———————————————————— GOLF 101 is designed to teach everything you need to play in just a few lessons. PGA professionals will show you there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness. Ages 18+. 1 hour. Instructor: HARRISON, PGA. • $99 (non-resident $119) JUNE 4 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-01) JUNE 7 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-02) JULY 9 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-03) JULY 12 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-04) AUG. 6 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-05) AUG. 9 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143181-06) Glendale @Play Summer 2014
———————————————————— TENNIS I: For those who have played little or no tennis. Learn the basic strokes to enjoy the game. TENNIS II: For those who have graduated from Tennis I or haven’t played for a while. Learn advanced strokes, scoring and playing strategies. Ages 19+. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER PROFESSIONALS. • $66 (non-resident $79) TENNIS I: JUNE 4 W 6:30 PM • 8 WEEKS PASEO (#143131-01) TENNIS II: JUNE 4 W 7:30 PM • 8 WEEKS PASEO (#143135-01)
ICE SKATING LESSONS TEEN–ADULT BEGINNER
———————————————————— Be up and skating in 8 weeks. Classes are based on the USFS Basic skills program and designed for skaters with little or no experience. Classes will teach the beginning foundation for a lifetime of skating as a fitness choice or a skater wanting to eventually compete. Rental skates included, and the public session is FREE to all registered skaters on class days. Classes held at AZ Ice, formerly Polar Ice. Ages 14+. 30 minutes. Instructor: AZ ICE STAFF. • $85 (nonresident $102) JUNE 7 SA 9:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE #143150-01
AZ ICE - COFFEE CLUB
———————————————————— Want to get great exercise without breaking a sweat? Learn to ice skate this summer in the cool atmosphere at AZ Ice. This is a beginner class for anyone 18 and older who has never skated or has little experience. Participate in a warmup, a 30-minute lesson (12-12:30 p.m.) and an hour of practice time in an area designated for adults. Enjoy refreshments afterwards in our lobby and make new friends. 1-½ hours. Instructor: AZ ICE STAFF • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 6 F 11:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143259-01)
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———————————————————— Class is designed to push you to your limits and includes cardio conditioning, core strengthening, distance running and more! Expect to increase your endurance, strength, agility and speed, along with your self-esteem and wellbeing. Design your own schedule. To register, visit www. goextremeconditioning.com or call Kris at 623-329-7788. 1 hour. Instructors: OLESON/SIEGREST (Valley fitness instructors with 16+ years experience). Location: FC-GYM Class times… M: 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM TU: 6 AM • W: 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM TH: 6 AM • F: 9:30 AM • SA: 8 AM 1 MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK • $50 1 MONTH - UNLIMITED CLASSES • $85 3 MONTHS - UNLIMITED CLASSES • $225
———————————————————— This is a fat-blasting, ab-defining cardio workout that is sweeping the nation’s health clubs. Burn up to 1,000 calories an hour in this mix of kick boxing and simple dance grooves set to heartpounding dance music. Enjoyed by any fitness level. No class July 3. 1 hour. Instructor: CIRAOLO. • $41 (non-resident $49) JUNE 12 TH 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243180-01) JULY 31 TH 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243180-02)
JUMP START FITNESS
———————————————————— Get a jump start on your day with a workout that will challenge, motivate and change the way you feel! Whether new to fitness or looking for a break from your old routine, this class offers full-body workouts that will give you energy and help you reach your fitness goals. Take advantage of the special bonus workout days during the session. 1 hour. Instructor: DE LA MONTAIGNE. • $160 (non-resident $175) JULY 7 M/W/F 5:35 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243120-01) AUG. 25 M/W/F 5:35 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243120-02)
JUMP START RE-BOOT
———————————————————— Re-boot your day at this evening edition of the popular Jump Start morning fitness class. Experience a dynamic fullbody workout designed to challenge all fitness levels by using a variety of equipment to make the workouts fun and effective. 1 hour. Instructor: DE LA MONTAIGNE. • $129 (non-resident $139) JULY 7 M/W/TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243130-01) AUG. 25 M/W/TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243130-02)
WARRIOR X-FIT KICKBOXING AEROBICS
———————————————————— Fitness training with a martial arts flair. Transform your body, fitness level and frame of mind. Improve strength, aerobic fitness, flexibility, coordination and balance. No previous training required. Instructor will collect $16 for resistance band. Suggested equipment: bag gloves. Instructor: KEENE. M/W/F class, 50 minutes, M/TU/TH class, 30 minutes • $45 (non-resident $54) JUNE 2 M/W/F 10 AM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-01) JUNE 2 M/TU/TH 7:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-02) JULY 7 M/W/F 10 AM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-03) JULY 7 M/TU/TH 7:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-04) AUG. 4 M/W/F 10 AM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-05) AUG. 4 M/TU/TH 7:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143183-06)
Adult Softball Leagues LEAGUE SIGN UP TAKES PLACE AT THE GLENDALE PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE (inside the Glendale Adult Center), 5970 W. BROWN ST., 8 A.M. TO 5 P.M. MONDAY – FRIDAY. Adult Sports program participants must be age 18 or older. LEAGUE SIGN UP STARTS MONDAY, JUNE 9 (organizational meetings) ORGANIZATIONAL MEETINGS: MONDAY, JUNE 9 at the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown St. RETURNING TEAMS: 6 p.m. • NEW TEAMS: 7 p.m. Teams represented by a manager or team player during the entire meeting will receive a $50 DISCOUNT for league sign up. Meeting topics will include league format, rule changes, how to sign up and lottery information. SIGN UP PACKETS will be available at the Glendale Parks & Recreation office, located inside the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St., beginning June 10. ROSTER/TEMPORARY RECEIPT DEADLINE: RETURNING TEAMS roster and temporary receipt is due upon registration June 10-13 at the Parks and Recreation office, 5970 W. Brown St. NEW TEAM packets with rosters and temporary receipt are due Thursday, June 12, by 5 p.m. NEW TEAM registration/lottery will be held after the 7 p.m. New Team Organizational Meeting in the auditorium June 9.
CONFIRM RESIDENTS: New teams who choose to be a resident team may call 623-930-2841 on or after June 12 to confirm team resident status. FEES: Returning and Glendale resident teams: $505 • New Resident Teams (minimum number of 4 Glendale residents): $505 • New non-resident Teams: $595. Price includes double-header, 14-game regular season and a single-elimination tournament; administrative fees; ASA registration fee; softballs; lights; awards for winning teams; officials and field staff. $50 off league fees will be given to teams who attend the organizational meeting. The above listed rates do NOT include the $50 discount. NUMBER OF TEAMS: Leagues are based on 8 maximum, 6 minimum. If leagues do not fill, teams will be placed in another league if space permits. FORMAT/DAYS/LOCATIONS: Teams play a doubleheader format one night a week at the times and locations in the box. (FSC = Foothills Sports Complex, 19070 N. 57th Ave. SRP = Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex, 63rd Ave & Mountain View Rd.)
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Glendale Parks & Recreation does not place individuals on teams, but individuals may be listed on a Free Agent List made available to teams short on players. If you would like to be placed on the Free Agent List or have any questions about the Adult Sports program, please contact Mike D. at 623-930-2841 or email@example.com. To receive Glendale resident rates, proof of residency must be provided. Proof must show address and be current within 60 days. Examples include driver’s license, water bill, etc. Teams will pay the maximum non-resident fee until proof of residency is verified, then a refund will be issued for the appropriate amount. Refunds take 7-10 business days.
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Special Interest Activities - Locator Map Listings AC Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. ACOMA Acoma Park, 53rd Ave. and Acoma Rd. (between Greenway and Thunderbird rds.)
AZICE Az Ice (formerly Peoria Polar) 15829 N. 83rd Ave. FC
AZSK Arizona Shotokan Karate, 5815 W. Glendale Ave. BRELBY Brelby Theatre Company, 6839 N. 58th Ave. FC Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
KEENE’S Keene’s ATA Martial Arts, 6740 W. Deer Valley Rd., D-106
PASEO Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd. PURELY Purely Dance 4236 W. Bell Rd., Suite B1 TP-BFR Thunderbird Paseo (Retention Area), 59th Ave. south of Thunderbird Rd.
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GLMGC Glen Lakes Municipal Golf Course, 5450 W. Northern Ave.
OSDA On Stage Dance Academy 6666 W. Peoria Ave.
GLMGC AZSK BRELBY
———————————————————— Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will also be demonstrated and taught. Ages 14+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $21 (nonresident $25) JUNE 2 M/W 7 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243112-01) JULY 7 M/W 7 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243112-02) AUG. 4 M/W 7 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243112-03)
———————————————————— Learn traditional Japanese-style karate basics, forms and sparring. Emphasis is placed on traditional manners and self-discipline. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). Classes are available 5 days a week, 7 scheduled class times available. Students are suggested to train at least 3 days a week. 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $157 (non-resident $188) JUNE 9 M/TU/W/TH/SA * • 10 WEEKS AZSK (#143113-01) *Meets M/W 6 PM; TU/TH 10 AM & 7 PM; SA 10 AM
———————————————————— A system of pilates and yoga that enhances core strength, balance and flexibility through breath and flow. Class includes utilization of equipment for proper alignment including pilates bands and rings, blocks, balls, straps and foam rollers. Wear appropriate attire. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. • $55 (non-resident $66) JUNE 10 TU/TH 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243122-01) JULY 8 TU/TH 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243122-02) AUG. 12 TU/TH 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243122-03)
———————————————————— Students will learn basic kicks and strikes and practice them on workout bags to boost resistance and advance fitness. 1 hour, 10 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (non-resident $77) JUNE 3 T/TH 6:55 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143175-01) JULY 8 T/TH 6:55 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143175-02) AUG. 5 T/TH 6:55 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143175-03)
T’AI CHI - YANG STYLE
———————————————————— The gentle flowing movements of this ancient Chinese exercise helps improve balance, reduce stress, increase circulation and more. Investigate the first third of the 36 postures. Loose, comfortable clothing is recommended. No class July 3. 1-½ hours. Instructor: GILL. • $56 (non-resident $67) JUNE 19 TH 7 PM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243115-01)
T’AI CHI RULER
———————————————————— T’ai Chi ruler is an extremely rare exercise. Movements are used in conjunction with a wooden rod (ruler) held lightly between the hands. Movements are restorative and builds the body’s core and increases flexibility and coordination. The gentle nature of the beginning exercises can be done by students of any age. No special clothing needed for class. Ruler is supplied during class. 45 minutes. Instructor: GILL. • $36 (non-resident $43) JUNE 18 W 10 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243187-01)
T’AI CHI CHUAN
———————————————————— Experience the flow of new energy as you learn the universal principles and first third of T’ai Chi Chuan, Yang style form. Students gain improved balance, increased flexibility and management of stress. No class July 3. 1 hour. Instructor: BURR. • $43 (non-resident $52) JUNE 12 TH 9 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243179-01)
———————————————————— Yoga “calms the howling of the mind.” Instruction combines breathing with stretches and bodywork. Most of the class is done on the floor on a soft mat with variations for those who prefer to sit on a chair. Wear exercise clothes and bring a foam rubber exercise mat and towel. Ages 16+. No class July 3 and 24. 1-¼ hours. Instructor: VALENTYN. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 9 M 11 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243124-01) JUNE 12 TH 6 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#243124-02) JULY 21 M 11 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243124-03)
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———————————————————— Through stretching, breathing techniques, body/brain exercises and meditation, bring your body and mind together and improve energy and wellbeing. Develop stronger concentration through basic energy meditation techniques and breath work. 1-½ hours. Instructor: GATHE. • $39 (non-resident $47) JUNE 10 TU 1 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243104-01) JULY 22 TU 1 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243104-02)
———————————————————— Yoga provides an opportunity to gain flexibility and balance in both the body and mind. Focus on poses, breath-work and meditation. All levels welcome. Fitness balls, straps and blocks will be used in class. Wear loose/stretchy, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and water. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. • $34 (non-resident $41) JUNE 11 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243188-01) JULY 9 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243188-02) JULY 12 SA 8:30 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243188-03) AUG. 13 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXA (#243188-04) AUG. 16 SA 8:30 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243188-05) Glendale @Play Summer 2014
———————————————————— Yoga means union and Nidra means sleep. Yoga Nidra is a sleep-based meditation technique that brings one from a state of awake to one of deep relaxation. Learn to disengage from stress-producing thoughts and allow your body to naturally and deeply restore itself. Yoga Nidra can restore energy and health and address stressrelated issues. Optional supplies to bring: yoga mat, blanket, pillow, eye pillow and towel. Chairs available if preferred. 1 hour. Instructor: VALENTYN. • $47 (non-resident $56) JUNE 10 TU 10:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-210 (#243194-01) JULY 29 TU 10:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-210 (#243194-02)
PI YO STRENGTH
———————————————————— Pi Yo is a perfect fusion of strength building, rhythmic movement and power with a foundation in pilates and yoga that burns calories while transforming the body. It includes modifications so everyone can participate. 1 hour. Instructor: CIRAOLO. • $41 (non-resident $49) JUNE 10 TU 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-BOB (#243106-01) JULY 29 TU 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-BOB (#243106-02)
———————————————————— Bring your whole body into a state of balance. Calm the mind with breath techniques and meditation (Yoga Nidra), and move the body into relaxing yoga stretches (restorative/ Yin styles). Discover techniques for self-reflexology of the ears, hands and feet. Yoga mat and a large towel for support suggested. 1 hour, 15 minutes. Instructor: VALENTYN. • $49 (nonresident $59) JUNE 10 TU 9 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-210 (#243197-01) JULY 29 TU 9 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-210 (#243197-02)
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ZUMBA ———————————————————— Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easyto-follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. Class includes interval training sessions using fast and slow rhythms. Ages 15+. 1 hour. Instructor: THOMPSON. 4 weeks • $24 (nonresident $29), 8 weeks • $48 (nonresident $58) M 6:30 PM • 8 WEEKS JUNE 9 FC-100 (#233139-01) JUNE 11 W 10:05 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233139-02) JUNE 14 SA 10:15 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233139-03) M 6:30 PM • 4 WEEKS AUG. 4 FC-100 (#233139-04) AUG. 6 W 10:05 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233139-05) SA 10:15 AM • 4 WEEKS AUG. 9 FC-EXA (#233139-06)
BELLY DANCE - LEVEL I ———————————————————— This dance style incorporates stretching and muscle movements to promote toning in arms, legs and core and is great for all abilities. Focus on basic moves and how to flow from one move to the next. Each session highlights a particular sub style of belly dance. Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in order to see and understand the moves. Ages 16+. 1 hour. Instructor: MURACA. • $59 (non-resident $71) JUNE 10 TU 7:10 PM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233111-01)
BALLET ———————————————————— Whether you are new to dance or you have been dancing for years, this class will give you a fabulous workout for lean muscle development. Improve strength, flexibility and coordination through a structured workout at the barre and center floor while focusing on technique, posture, positions and combinations. Wear comfortable, nonrestrictive clothes (dance wear or fitness attire) and bring ballet shoes or socks. Ages 15+. 1 hour. Instructor: SOTO. • $56 (non-resident $67) JULY 2 W 7:15 PM • 8 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233168-01)
SOCIAL DANCE ———————————————————— Experience ballroom, jazz and more! Highlights include an instructional session and dance performances. 2-½ hours. Instructor: BATES. • $7 at the door (non-resident $9) JULY 25 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-100 (NO REGISTRATION) F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY SEPT. 5 FC-100 (NO REGISTRATION)
SALSA DANCING ———————————————————— Find the rhythm to different Latin songs and the Cuban motion. You’ll be asked to rotate dance partners to get a better understanding of leading and following. Ages 15+. No class July 3. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $45 (nonresident $55) SALSA I: JUNE 12 TH 7:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233150-01) JULY 31 TH 7:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233150-02) SALSA II: Prerequisite Salsa I JUNE 12 TH 8:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233151-01) JULY 31 TH 8:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233151-02)
BALLROOM ———————————————————— Learn to dance the Tango, Waltz and more. Learn posture, dance frame and footwork. Ages 15. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $45 (non-resident $55) BALLROOM 101: JUNE 9 M 7 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233149-01) JULY 21 M 7 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233149-02) BALLROOM 202: Prerequisite Ballroom 101 JUNE 9 M 8 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233146-01) JULY 21 M 8 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233146-02)
adult center 5970 W. Brown St. . 623-930-4321 (option 3) • www.Glendaleazcom/AdultCenter Ages 18+ • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday - Friday • Closed Saturday and Sunday
Get your FREE copy of our HORIZONS newsletter, at the Center or at www.GlendaleAZ.com/AdultCenter. Whether you’re looking for a challenging activity, such as a fitness program, or just a friendly place to spend time, the Glendale Adult Center is the place for YOU! We offer aerobics, dance, cards and games, Wii bowling, bingo, a lunch program and much, much more! The Center is open to both Glendale residents and non-residents ages 18+. To ensure that participants enjoy quality facilities and programming, a center membership is collected. The $40 ($60 non-Glendale resident) fee covers fitness, billiards and helps off-set operations, staffing and programming expenses. To join us, just stop at the front desk to learn more membership benefits or get a tour of the facility.
A Patriotic Celebration!
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Thursday, July 3, in the Palo Verde Room Join us for this GREAT community celebration. Enjoy a patriotic show presented by Arizona Swing Kids, a large children’s dance troop. The performance is built on interaction between the youth and seniors, resulting in life-lasting memories and generation connection. Enjoy a slow roast beef lunch with all the trimmings. Door prizes provided by CAREMORE. Tickets are $6 ($8 non-member) and must be purchased in advance by June 27. No refunds. Call 623-930-4321 for more information.
3:30 – 4:20 p.m. , Tuesdays/Thursdays • 6 weeks (12 sessions) June 3- July 10: Class Code 473012-21 • July 15 – August 21: Class Code #474012-11 $50 (Non-residents $60). Drop-in rate per class $5. Zumba is back at GAC. Ready to party yourself into shape? The Zumba program is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot, international music and contagious steps to create a “fitness-party” that is downright addictive. Instructor: Sara Hernandez.
1 – 2 p.m., Tuesdays/Thursdays • 6 Weeks (12 sessions) May 13 - June 19: Class Code # 472011-21 • June 24 – July 31: Class Code #473011-11 $50 (Non-residents $60). Drop-in rate per class $5. All are welcome to participate regardless of age, experience, or level of flexibility. Improve flexibility, muscular strength, stability, and balance. Each pose is held 5 to 10 seconds following a soothing stretch that helps release tension and stress. Feel free to talk to the instructor before class about any concerns you may have. Instructor: Sara Hernandez.
Basic Adult Tap Dancing
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. , Tuesdays/Thursdays • 6 Weeks (12 sessions) June 3 - July 10: Class Code # 472022-01 • July 15 - August 21: Class Code #473022-01 $50 (Non-residents $60). Drop-in rate per class $5. Join this class and learn to shuffle, flap, ball change and many other basic movements that will get your feet moving and your spirits lifted! Learn a warm up combination and some across-the-floor movements as well as gain a better sense of balance. Come prepared with tap shoes, a towel and water. Instructor: Sara Hernandez.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Orientation provided upon request
Personal Fitness Trainers
Now available to help you achieve your personal fitness goals! Personal training sessions highlight exercise techniques, training routines and assistance in setting and achieving fitness goals. A one-hour personal training session is only $25 (Non-resident $30). To sign up for your session, stop at the Glendale Adult Center front desk.
Morning Exercise Programs
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Room 107. First come, first served. DVD may replace instructor. • “Body Fusion” - 8:15 a.m. High Intensity/Low Impact • “Total Body” - 9:30 a.m. Medium Intensity/Low Impact • “Functionally Fit” - 10:30 a.m. LowMed. Intensity/No Impact • “Chair Fitness for Beginners” 11:30 a.m. Very Low Intensity /Small class
The Glendale Adult Center is the perfect place to hold your special celebration. For room rental details, call 623-930-4328. Center hours and fees subject to change. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
MICHAEL JACKSON’S GREATEST HITS ———————————————————— From “Thriller” to “Beat It,” the King of Pop produced some of the best dance hits of all time. Join us as we dance to the choreography of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits. Ages 15+. No class July 3. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $45 (non-resident $55) JUNE 12 TH 6:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-102 (#233147-01) JULY 31 TH 6:10 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-102 (#233147-02)
COUNTRY PARTNER DANCING ———————————————————— Learn to dance the basics of Two-Step! This style of dance is very comfortable and just naturally fun! It feels so good to stream-line across the floor to some feel-good country music while learning the basic patterns of Country TwoStep! No Partner needed. Students will rotate in class, and yes, you can wear your boots!!! Ages 15+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $45 (non-resident $55) JUNE 11 W 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233152-01) JULY 23 W 6:45 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233152-02)
Ages 13+ unless noted otherwise.
BREAD BAKING ———————————————————— Enjoy the wonderful experience of baking bread. In this class, learn to make a cool rise wheat bread, jumbo cinnamon rolls and pizza dough. Recipes will be distributed at class. $10 supply fee collected at class. 2 hours. Instructor: STOKES (www.ATCooks.com). • $40 (Non-resident $48) JULY 13 SU 12:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-KIT (#203102-01)
PETIT FOURS ———————————————————— Learn to make the most elegant Tiffany Box petit fours and how to melt chocolate and use molds. Gain tips in creating these boxes, which will be the hit of your party, Mother’s Day or any special occasion. $20 supply fee collected at class. Spanish available upon request. 4 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $29 (Non-resident $35) JULY 12 SA 10 AM • 1 DAY FC-KIT (#203161-01)
MEXICAN LASAGNA ———————————————————— Learn to make delicious Mexican lasagna with chicken and poblano chiles. Prepare this fabulous dish that can also be made the day of or the night before your meal. Participants will prepare a dinner to take home. Bring a 13 x 9 baking dish. $20 supply fee collected at class. Spanish available upon request. 4 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $29 (non-resident $35) JULY 19 SA 11 AM • 1 DAY FC-KIT (#203101-01)
TEEN COOKING ———————————————————— Calling all chefs-to-be! Learn to use ingredients to create yummy dishes from scratch to make a breakfast, lunch and dinner item, along with a dessert. Basic kitchen safety, safe food handling and proper use of kitchen tools will be taught. Also learn to make meals for yourself when you are out on your own. Class may be repeated as the recipes change each session. $20 supply fee collected at the first class. Ages 13-19. 1 hour. Instructor: BARBOUR. • $59 (nonresident $71) SA 12:30 PM • 4 WEEKS JUNE 7 FC-KIT (#203222-01) JULY 26 SA 12:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-KIT (#203222-02)
CAKE DECORATING BASICS (COURSE 1) ———————————————————— PARKS & RECREATION CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICIES: Cancellation Policy: • All class cancellation requests must be submitted at least 7 calendar days in advance of the class start date. • All class registrations are subject to a $5 cancellation fee per class/program per participant. • Refunds will not be given for classes that are missed. • Cancellation requests due to medical reasons that are not submitted 7 days in advance must provide documentation in order to receive a pro-rated refund. / Refund Policy: • If a refund is less than $25, a credit will be applied to the registrant’s household account and can be used for future classes or programs with Glendale Parks and Recreation. • Refunds $25 and over will be processed either by credit card or check depending on original payment method.
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HOW TO HOST A HIGH TEA ———————————————————— Learn the history and elegant charm of High Tea. Enjoy tea tasting with scones accompanied by whipped cream and award-winning preserves made from scratch. You will also receive recipes for a full tea. This delightful class will provide you with all the information needed to host your own Afternoon Tea event. Bring your own tea cup. $10 supply fee collected at class. 2 hours. Instructor: STOKES (www.ATCooks.com). • $45 (non-resident $54) JUNE 15 SU 12:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-KIT (#203181-01) AUG. 10 SU 12:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-KIT (#203181-02)
Experience the excitement of successfully decorating your first cake. Learn to decorate and bake a cake, step by step and make color icing. Practice the fundamentals of decorating cakes, cookies and cupcakes. Create icing drop flowers, rosettes, leaves, shaggy mums, ribbon rose and more. “Cake Decorating Basics Course 1” Wilson kit (approx. $34), available at craft stores, is required. Book will be provided at class. Spanish available upon request. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. • $59 (nonresident $71) JUNE 14 SA 10 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-KIT (#203110-01) AUG. 9 SA 10 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-KIT (#203110-02)
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Cultural Arts & Music
Ages 13+ unless noted otherwise.
DECORATIVE ART - ACRYLIC PAINTING ———————————————————— Create bold and energetic works of art with vibrant colors and patterns. Transform a wood bowl, plate, tray or box into a prized home accessory. Discuss design and preparation of wood pieces, along with color choices and painting instruction. Contact instructor prior to class to discuss wood piece and supplies, 602-617-5200. Bring paper, pencil or chalk to first class. No class July 3. 2-½ hours. Instructor: POLIVKA • $68 (non-resident $82) JUNE 19 TH 9 AM • 6 WEEKS AC-103 (#123150-01)
GLASS PENDANT MAKING ———————————————————— Create a set of jewels as unique as you with the guidance of a glass artist. Colored glass is layered and kiln fired to create several beautiful glass pendants to keep or give as gifts. Glass cutting and design aesthetic for glass fusing is taught. A $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. Ages 12+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $59 (nonresident $71) JUNE 6 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#223105-01) JULY 11 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#223105-02) F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY AUG. 8 FC-208 (#223105-03)
POTTERY WHEEL THROWING ———————————————————— Throw a lidded dish, large serving bowl and large vase in this pottery wheel throwing class. Class is limited to four students. Ages 16+. $25 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $125 (nonresident $150) JUNE 6 F 1 PM • 3 WEEKS FC-208 (#223131-01) JULY 11 F 1 PM • 3 WEEKS FC-208 (#223131-02)
PAINT ALONG PARTY - ACRYLIC —————————————––——————
Your instructor will guide you through the completion of an acrylic painting in this fun, interactive class. Instructor and students will paint the same image together. Join in the fun, even if you have no painting experience, but always wanted to paint. Just bring yourself. Paintings include Starry Nights, Sunflowers or Wine Glasses. $20 supply fee collected at class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $50 (non-resident $60) STARRY NIGHTS (Van Gogh): JUNE 13 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-01) JULY 18 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-04) SUNFLOWERS: JUNE 20 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-02) JULY 25 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-05) WINE GLASSES: JUNE 27 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-03) AUG. 1 F 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#223106-06)
WATERCOLOR PAINTING ———————————————————— Learn to paint in one of the most exciting and popular mediums. Discover the excitement of watercolor painting and how it can be used in a traditional or experimental way. Learn how a watercolor can almost paint itself. Class will cover color, composition, brush, paint handling and more. Instructor is an award-winning artist, with over 30 years of experience. Supplies will be discussed at the first class. 2 hours. Instructor: ALEXANDRIA NOBLE. • $59 (non-resident $77) JULY 15 TU 1 PM • 6 WEEKS AC-103 (#123147-01)
OIL/ACRYLICS PAINTING ———————————————————— Color composition, brush strokes and more are highlighted. Expect lively class interaction in a relaxed atmosphere. Instructor will call with supply list or call 623-974-4699. 3 hours. Instructor: KIMBLE. • $66 (non-resident $79) JUNE 10 TU 9 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-208 (#223141-01) JUNE 23 M 9 AM • 6 WEEKS AC-103 (#123141-01)
OIL PAINTING ———————————————————— Paint along with the instructor while creating your own masterpiece. Learn the layered approach and explore the methods of the old masters of realism. Learn charcoal sketching, paint application and brush techniques. For supply list, call 602-938-2036, prior to the first class. No class July 3. 2-½ hours. Instructor: MARTIN. • $64 (non-resident $77) JUNE 19 TH 6 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-212 (#223142-01)
ADULT SINGING ———————————————————— Learn voice technique, projection and presentation and have the opportunity to perform as a soloist and in an ensemble. $8 supply fee collected at class. Ages 14+. No class July 2. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC. • $80 (nonresident $96) JUNE 11 W 7:30 PM 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283130-01)
BEGINNING GUITAR ———————————————————— Bring your acoustic guitar and learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/ pencil suggested. $8 supply fee collected at class. Ages 14+. No class July 3. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 12 TH 8 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283122-01)
HARMONICA ———————————————————— This is a beginner level series of lessons, where you will learn basic melodies and blues with the potential to move on to country and jazz. Requires a diatonic “C” harmonica (Hohner Special 20 is recommended, approximately $42). Bring pencil and paper. 1-½ hours. Instructor: REGEN. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 11 W 7 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-202 (#283144-01)
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BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR ———————————————————— Bring your guitar and learn chords, how to read music and more! $7 book fee collected at the first class (Hal Leonard “Guitar Method, Book 1,” 2nd edition). No class July 5. Ages 12+. 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. • $75 (non-resident $90) JUNE 14 SA 10:30 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-204 (#283121-01)
Ages 13+ unless noted otherwise.
INSTANT GUITAR FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY ADULTS & TEENS ———————————————————— Want to learn the guitar but have difficulty finding 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 teaches some basic chords and gets you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Topics include how to form the three main types of chords, tuning your guitar, basic strumming patterns, how to buy a good guitar and more. Bring your acoustic guitar. Instructor will collect $29 for workbook and practice DVD. 2-½ hours. Instructor: COFFMAN. • $35 (non-resident $42) JUNE 29 SU 1:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-210 (#283104-01)
INSTANT PIANO FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE ———————————————————— You don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you will learn enough secrets to give you years of musical enjoyment. While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. Learn all the chords you need to play any song, any style, any key in this one session. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll. Instructor will collect $29 for piano book and practice CD. Ages 18+. 3 hours. Total beginners can request a free pamphlet by sending a SASE to Innovative Keyboard Instruction, 2841 S. Southwind Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85296. Instructor: COFFMAN. • $35 (nonresident $42) JUNE 15 SU 1 PM • 1 DAY FC-210 (#283126-01)
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SO YOU WANT TO BE YOUR OWN GENERAL CONTRACTOR ———————————————————— Learn the ins and outs of remodeling your business office or home without the nagging feeling that you are doing something wrong. Design consultant and general contractor, Jerry Kadansky, will talk about city restrictions and codes, permits, architects, floor plans, hiring general contractors and subcontractors and more. Make the remodeling experience an exciting one instead of a horror story. Bring a notebook and questions. 2 hours. Instructor: KADANSKY. • $20 (nonresident $24) JUNE 21 SA 10 AM • 1 DAY FC- 212 (#253166-01) JULY 26 SA 10 AM • 1 DAY FC- 212 (#253166-02)
ADULT ACTING-FOUNDATIONS ———————————————————— This entry-level, intensive course is designed to provide new actors with the skills and knowledge to go toe to toe on stage with more experienced performers and to push established actors to the next level. Students will cultivate their acting tools and ability to make bold choices through scene study and character building. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 2 M 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223155-01) JULY 7 M 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223155-02) AUG. 4 M 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223155-03)
TEEN/ADULT LIGHTING DESIGN ———————————————————— In-depth look at the theoretical aspects of lighting. Course will cover what lighting in theater does, and how it is done through color, direction, movement and intensity. Explore how designers read a script and create concepts, which will be used to paint the stage in lights.. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $80 (non-resident $96) W 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS JUNE 4 BRELBY (#223156-01) JULY 9 W 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223156-02) AUG. 6 W 5:30 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223156-03)
MAH JONGG - American version ———————————————————— Instruction and play of this mentallychallenging and seductive game of ancient China. Classes cover three distinct parts of this skillful game: set up and rules, defensive and offensive moves and increasing speed and agility of play. Instructor will collect $8/$9 fee (depending on print size) for an official National Mah Jongg standard rules card. 2-¼ hours. Instructor: WEINER. • $67 (Non-resident $80) JUNE 17 TU 12:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-206 (#253142-01) JULY 22 TU 12:30 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-206 (#253142-02)
IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE AND AFTER RETIRING ———————————————————— This class will help clarify important decisions to make before and during retirement. You will learn strategies to lower your taxes, increase your cash flow and minimize your financial worries. We will discuss how tax brackets work, what types of accounts to have and Roth IRA conversions. Should I roll over my 401K or leave it at work? How is the taxation of my social security benefit affected by my retirement income? How can I protect my investment in inflationary times? All of these questions will be discussed and much more. 1-½ hours. Instructor: URBANOWICZ, CFP, EA. • $20 per person/couple (non-resident $24) JUNE 17 TU 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-204 (#253109-01)
SOCIAL SECURITY: WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW ———————————————————— When should I take my Social Security benefits? Should I continue to work while collecting Social Security? How is my benefit amount determined? Maximize your benefit and cash flow through tax planning before and after taking your benefit. Discuss strategies to position yourself for YOUR Social Security benefits. Instructor’s qualifications as a Certified Financial Planner and Enrolled Agent federally licensed tax practitioner, make this oneof-a-kind class useful and educational from multiple angles. 1-½ hours. Instructor: URBANOWICZ, CFP, EA. • $20 per person/couple (non-resident $24) JULY 15 TU 6:30 PM • 1 DAY FC-204 (#253108-01)
POINTS-BASED POKER LEAGUE ———————————————————— This is a fun, recreational and educational program for an avid fan of poker wanting to play or beginners looking for a relaxed environment to learn Texas Hold ’Em. No prize money involved. Six regular-season games are followed by an end-of-season tournament. No prior experience needed. For more information, call 623930-4610. No league May 26 and Sept. 1. 2-½ hours. • $17 (non-resident $21) Daily drop-in rate. • $5 (non-resident $6) MAY 19 M 6:30 PM • 7 WEEKS FC (#314151-01) JULY 21 M 6:30 PM • 7 WEEKS FC (#313151-01)
CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING ———————————————————— Learn basic CPR and first aid to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to administer emergency care in cases of injury or sudden illness. Successful completion cards will be distributed. Optional health care provider offered for an additional $5, payable at class. Ages 12+. 3 hours. Instructor: TUTRONE. • $37 (non-resident $44) JUNE 10 TU 6 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#253141-01) JULY 8 TU 6 PM • 1 DAY FC-212 (#253141-02) AUG. 12 TU 6 PM • 1 DAY FC-210 (#253141-03)
PET CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING ———————————————————— Discuss the immediate care and temporary assistance that can be given to an injured or suddenly ill pet until competent veterinary care is available. Properly applied first aid can save your pet’s life, reduce recovery time and be the difference between temporary and lifelong disability. In addition to basic emergency care, CPR and handling choking, learn the common Illnesses and other problems that your pet may be exposed to. Each participant will receive a student handbook and certificate of completion. This program is endorsed by the ASPCA. 2 hours. Instructor: AMERICAN EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING. • $42 (Nonresident $50) JUNE 28 SA 9 AM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#253147-01)
CREATIVE WRITING CRITIQUE & EDITING ———————————————————— Staring at a blank page even though you know there is a story inside that needs to come out? Have you written a knockout novel but have no idea how to get to the next step? This class focuses on character development, word building, outlining stories and proper formatting for submissions. Primary focus is on novel or short story prose, but will also touch on script writing for stage, screen and graphic novel. Bring a pen and paper or laptop to class and be prepared for peer review sessions. Ages 18+. 1 hour. Instructor: MURACA. • $65 (non-resident $78) JUNE 10 TU 6 PM • 8 WEEKS FC-208 (#253104-01)
READERS THEATER ———————————————————— Love to be dramatic? Have you always wanted to act but the thought of memorizing lines has discouraged you? Are you afraid you won’t remember your next line? In this class, you do not learn lines, you learn how to use your script while you are acting. It’s a lot of fun and reduces the stress of performing in front of an audience. You will never have to say “Oh, I don’t remember my next line.” 1-½ hours. Instructor: LEIBOWITZ. • $75 (Non-resident $90) JUNE 14 SA 10 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-202 (#253149-01)
The City of Glendale strives to hire the most qualified instructors to teach our Special Interest Activities. Some instructors may have their own businesses which offer additional classes, sell products or services related to the class. At no time should the instructor promote his/her business, sell products or services unless it and the cost is clearly stated in this brochure and is directly related to and used in the class. If the participant chooses to continue any type of business relationship with the instructor or their related business outside the class, the City of Glendale cannot be held liable for any consequences. Nor will the instructor contact you outside of class for the purpose of soliciting your business unless you have granted the instructor permission to do so. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
Youth & Teen Special Interest Activities Parents, unless noted otherwise, we ask that only youth and teen participants attend the activities. An open house will be held the last day of class.
Youth & Teen
Sports & Fitness
SHOTOKAN KARATE - JUNIORS ———————————————————— (Ages 7-12) Learn traditional Japanesestyle karate basics, forms and sparring. Emphasis is placed on traditional manners and self-discipline. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). Classes are available 5 days a week, 7 scheduled class times. Students are suggested to train at least 3 days a week. 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $157 (non-resident $188) JUNE 9 M/T/W/TH/SA * • 10 WEEKS AZSK (#143213-01) * Meets M/T/W/TH 6 PM; T/TH/SA 10 AM
JAPANESE JUDO BEGINNER/JUNIOR ———————————————————— (Ages 6-13) Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations taught. Great for both beginners and veterans. 1 hour. Instructor: DR. MOORE. • $21 (nonresident $25) JUNE 2 M/W 6 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243212-01) JULY 7 M/W 6 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243212-02) AUG. 4 M/W 6 PM • 1 MO. FC-EXB (#243212-03)
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TINY TIGERS ———————————————————— (Ages 4-6) Tiny Tigers inspires selfdiscipline, courtesy and respect and is designed to improve motor skills, focus and listening skills. Free uniform for first-time students. 25 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (non-resident $77) JUNE 2 M/W 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-01) JUNE 3 TU/TH 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-02) JULY 7 M/W 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-03) JULY 8 TU/TH 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-04) AUG. 4 M/W 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-05) AUG. 5 TU/TH 4 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143286-06)
TUMBLING ———————————————————— (Ages 2-12) Learn tumbling skills such as forward rolls, backward rolls, bridges, back bends, cartwheels, handstands, back walkovers and more. Build strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and motor skills. 30 minutes. Instructor: MONK, AZ TUMBLE N DANCE COMPANY. 5 weeks • $45 (non-resident $54), 4 weeks • $36 (non-resident $43) AGES 2-5: Parent & Tot JUNE 2 M 9:15 AM • 5 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243225-01) JULY 14 M 9:15 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243225-03) AGES 5-12 JUNE 2 M 10:15 AM • 5 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243225-02) JULY 14 M 10:15 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243225-04)
LITTLE TIGERS - BEGINNING KARATE-SHOTOKAN ————————————————————
(Ages 4-6) Introduces the basics of Shotokan karate. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). 30 minutes. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 10 T/TH 5:30 PM • 5 WEEKS AZSK (#143217-01) JULY 15 T/TH 5:30 PM • 5 WEEKS AZSK (#143217-02)
KARATE FOR KIDS ———————————————————— (Ages 7-12) Instruction promotes self-confidence, coordination, balance, agility, poise and thinking instead of panicking in potentially serious situations. It’s fun and structured for beginners. Free uniform for first-time students. 30 minutes. Instructor: KEENE. • $64 (non-resident $77) JUNE 2 M/W * PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-01) JUNE 3 T/TH 4:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-02) JULY 7 M/W * PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-03) JULY 8 T/TH 4:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-04) AUG. 4 M/W * PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-05) AUG. 5 T/TH 4:35 PM • 4 WEEKS KEENE’S (#143285-06) *Meets M 4:30 p.m.; W 4:35 p.m.
TINY TOT TUMBLING/TUMBLING ———————————————————— (Ages 3-12) A fun and exciting way to build strength, flexibility, coordination and large motor skills. Learn basic tumbling moves like front rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back bends and more! Each child will be encouraged to advance at his or her own pace safely. No experience necessary. Ages 3-5; 45 minutes, Ages 6-12: 55 minutes. No class July 5. Instructor: NRG DANCE. • $55 (nonresident $66) AGES 3-5: Tiny tots JUNE 14 SA 10 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243267-01) AUG. 2 SA 10 AM • 6 WEEK FC-EXB (#243267-03) AGES 6-12: JUNE 14 SA 11 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243267-02) AUG. 2 SA 11 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#243267-04)
BASKETBALL CLINIC ———————————————————— (Ages 6-15) Learn and improve the basic fundamentals of shooting, ball handling, offense, defense and intramural games in this interactive basketball clinic. Clinic will wrap up with full competition on last day of class. T-shirt will be provided at completion of clinic. 1 hour. Instructor: BRADLEY. • $59 (Non-resident $69) AGES 6-7: JUNE 3 TU/TH 10:30 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243280-01) TU/TH 10:30 AM • 4 WEEKS JULY 8 FC-GYM (#243280-04) AGES 8-10: JUNE 3 TU/TH 11:45 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243280-02) JULY 8 TU/TH 11:45 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243280-05) AGES 11-15: JUNE 3 TU/TH 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243280-03) JULY 8 TU/TH 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243280-06)
SPORTBALL - BASKETBALL (INDOORS) ———————————————————— (Ages 3-6) Certified Sportball coaches teach the fundamental skills necessary to excel in basketball. Skills include shooting, ball handling, passing, defense, offense, footwork, teamwork and positional play. Sportball is a “drop-off” program designed to build independence, confidence and to reinforce the benefits of teamwork in a uniquely fun and creative way. All equipment is provided. No class July 4 and 5. 1 hour. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88) JUNE 13 F 12:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243295-01) JUNE 14 SA 9 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#243295-02)
TENNIS ———————————————————— (Ages 11-18) Bring your racquet and enjoy professional instruction geared to beginners. Basic skills, etiquette and rules are covered using drills and games. Loaner racquets available upon request. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. • $60 (nonresident $72) JUNE 2 M/W 10 AM • 4 WEEKS PASEO (#143234-01)
TENNIS - 10 & UNDER ———————————————————— (Ages 6-10) Students will be trained under the new USTA “Quick Start” guidelines. Ages 4-8 will use smaller 36’ courts, smaller nets, smaller racquets and special balls. Play-based drills will be geared towards increasing enjoyment and skill development. Ages 9-10 will also use age-appropriate equipment to speed up the learning curve. Play will be on 60’ courts with slower moving balls to assist in developing tennis skills. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. Ages 4-8: 30 minutes, $45 (non-resident $54); Ages 9-10: 1 hour • $60 (non-resident $72) AGES 4-8: JUNE 2 M/W 10 AM • 4 WEEKS PASEO (#143232-01) AGES 9-10: JUNE 2 M/W 10 AM • 4 WEEKS PASEO (#143233-01)
SPORTBALL - MULTI-SPORT (INDOORS) ———————————————————— (Parent & Child: Ages 16 mo.-3 years) Perfect introduction to Sportball! Children and parents participate in sports, creative games, songs, stories, bubble time and more. These programs focus on exploration and introduce children to a different sport each week. Parents help to develop their child’s important introductory physical skills and confidence. The programs also help parents understand proven teaching techniques that can be applied outside of Sportball classes. Classes focus on refining, rehearsing and repeating skills and playing games in a fun, creative, non-competitive environment. All equipment is provided. No class July 4 and 5. 45 minutes. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88) AGES 16 mos. -2 yrs.: JUNE 13 F 10:45 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243298-01) AGES 2-3: JUNE 14 SA 10 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#243298-02)
ICE SKATING & ICE HOCKEY LESSONS ———————————————————— (Ages 3-13) Stresses fundamentals to new skaters. Curriculum based on the United States Figure Skating Association Basic Skills Program. Dress warmly and bring mittens or gloves. Rental skates included. 30 minutes. Public session is FREE to all registered skaters on Saturdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Instructor: AZ Ice • $85 (non-resident $102) TOT I: (Age 4-6) Teaches basic skills to children who have never had instruction. Learn sit and stand on and off ice; march in place; forward, twofoot glides and dipping in place. JUNE 3 TU 1:30 PM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143253-01) JUNE 7 SA 9:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143253-02) BASIC I: (Age 7-13) Learn falling and standing up, forward marching, twofoot glides, dipping, rocking horses, forward swizzles, snowplow stops, twofoot hops and back wiggles. JUNE 3 TU 2:30 PM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143256-01) JUNE 7 SA 9:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143256-02) PARENT & ME: (Ages 3-6) For children who have never had formal instruction. Basic skating skills taught while allowing the parent to participate on the ice with them. JUNE 3 TU 2:00 PM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143252-01) JUNE 7 SA 9:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143252-02) HOCKEY I: (Age 7+) Learn basic hockey skating techniques and the fundamentals of skating in a fun atmosphere. JUNE 3 TU 3:00 PM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143255-01) JUNE 7 SA 9:45 AM • 8 WEEKS AZICE (#143255-02)
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JUNIOR RACQUETBALL LEAGUE ———————————————————— (Ages 10-15) Learn the game of racquetball in a fun environment. Our racquetball pro will share rules, tips and teach you how to play against other players. Each day will build on the previous skills learned. Participants should come dressed in workout clothes with tennis shoes. Equipment will be provided. Two sessions available. For information, call Darren at 623-9304610. 2 hours. Instructor: BLAINE • $25 (non-resident $33) JUNE 10 T/TH 11 AM • 3 WEEKS FC-RAC (#313205-01) JULY 8 T/TH 11 AM • 3 WEEKS FC-RAC (#313205-02)
LIL’ SLUGGERS BASEBALL ———————————————————— (Ages 2-6) Lil Sluggers Baseball introduces and reinforces skills such as fielding, throwing, hitting, base recognition and teamwork. A glove is recommended but not required. Please supply your own baseball batting tee which will allow everyone to practice hitting at the same time. All other equipment is provided. Parent assistance is encouraged for maximum repetitions on skills. Please arrive on time and bring a water bottle. No class July 5. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $70 (non-resident $84) AGES 2-3: JUNE 7 SA 11:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243237-01) JULY 26 SA 11:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243237-02) AGES 3-6: JUNE 7 SA 12:15 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#243237-03) JULY 26 SA 12:15 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#243237-04)
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SKATE, RATTLE & ROLL SUMMER CAMP AT AZ ICE ———————————————————— (Ages 5+) Join the coolest camp in town. Camp includes daily ice skating lessons, public skating, skate rental, broomball, arts and crafts, movies, off ice exercise classes and much more. Bring your lunch or purchase lunch at the café. All activities are held indoors. Camp meets 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Camp is held at AZ Ice, formerly Polar Ice. Instructor: AZ ICE STAFF • $159 (nonresident $175) JUNE 2 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-01) JUNE 9 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-02) JUNE 16 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-03) JUNE 23 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-04) JUNE 30 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-05) JULY 7 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-06) JULY 14 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-07) JULY 21 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-08) JULY 28 M-F 9:00 AM • 1 WEEK AZICE (#143257-09)
GOLF 101 ———————————————————— (Ages 9-17) GOLF 101 is a fun, interactive approach to growing junior participation in golf, with PGA professionals at the forefront of the experience. The objective is to develop core golfers who will continue to play socially or competitively, based on individual desires. Clubs provided if needed. 1 hour. Instructor: HARRISON, PGA. • $79 (non-resident $95) JUNE 4 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-01) JUNE 7 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-02) JULY 9 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-03) JULY 12 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-04) AUG. 6 W 6 PM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-05) AUG. 9 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS GLMGC (#143281-06)
SPORTBALL - MULTI-SPORT (INDOORS) ———————————————————— (Ages 3-6) Certified Sportball coaches use developmentally-appropriate methods to introduce, practice and refine the skills and concepts involved in hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, volleyball, football and more. Sportball is a “drop-off” program designed to build independence, confidence and reinforce the benefits of teamwork in a uniquely fun and creative way. All equipment is provided. No class July 4 and 5. 1 hour. Instructor: SPORTBALL STAFF • $73 (non-resident $88) JUNE 13 F 11:30 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243298-03) JUNE 14 SA 11 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#243298-04)
B.E.S.T SOCCER TRAINING ———————————————————— (Ages 18mo. - 6yrs.) B.E.S.T. Sports Soccer Program is a fun approach to teaching and introducing your players to the soccer basics. Professional fun equipment is used to engage and stimulate players while they learn kicking, dribbling, running, headers and goalie skills. Focus and attention and introduction to structure are a huge part of this program. Some parent involvement may be required. Bring a size #3 or #4 soccer ball. No class July 5. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. • $70 (non-resident $84) AGES 3-6: JUNE 7 SA 9:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243271-01) JULY 26 SA 9:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243271-02) AGES 18mo. - 2: JUNE 7 SA 10:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243271-03) JULY 26 SA 10:15 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-GYM (#243271-04)
Sign Up Now! Sign up online, by phone, in person or by mail. After you sign up, you will receive a confirmation of your registered activity. Online you will receive a screen receipt that can be printed. If you do not receive confirmation prior to your class/activity start date, call 623-9302820. Your confirmation will serve as notice for you to attend on the specified start date. You will not be able to attend if your name is not on the activity roster. All activities are subject to change depending upon instructor availability, minimum/maximum enrollment and are subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, you will be notified by phone and may request a transfer or refund. For cancellation / refund policy, see page 12. All information is subject to change without notice. Some fees do not include materials or supplies. Estimated cost of materials or supplies will vary with quality and quantity used.
For assistance, call 623-930-4600 or 623-930-2820.
AZ ICE - STROLLER CLUB ———————————————————— (Ages 1mo. - 4) Designed for moms with stroller-age children. When temperatures are reaching 120 degrees, what better place to enjoy your exercise than indoors at AZ Ice. Moms may bring one child in a stroller and participate in a weekly 15-minute group ice skating lesson from a certified skating instructor, followed by 1 hour of free skating time. Only moms wear ice skates while the child remains in shoes in their stroller. (Additional children, ages 4-7, may enroll in a tot class held the same days, 12-12:30 p.m. for $80; class code is 143258-01). 1-½ hours. Instructor: AZ ICE STAFF • $70 (nonresident $84) JUNE 4 W 11:45 AM • 9 WEEKS AZICE (#143259-01)
. Online . By Phone
www.glendaleaz.com/ParksAndRecreation 623-930-2820 623-930-4600
M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
. In Person
M–F: 5:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. SA: 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m. SU: 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
5970 W. Brown St. Glendale Adult Center . M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center
. By Mail
M–F: 5:30 a.m.–8:30 p.m. . SA: 7 a.m.–6:30 p.m. . SU: 11 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Pay with check or money order payable to City of Glendale. Call 623-930-2820 to request a sign up form or print out the form found online at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ActivitiesGuide. Send the completed form, along with your payment (check or money order) and a self-addressed stamped envelope, to the location noted on the form.
X-COURT 83rd Ave & Bethany Home Rd Northeast corner Open daily, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
A no-fee, 26,000-square-foot, concrete multi-use (bikes, boards, blades) facility. Site Design Group, a leader in skate park design, created a facility that will provide challenges for skaters and bikers of photo mapvarious skill levels. The perfect balance of bowls, banks, transitions and street components make the design fun and wide open for both bikes and boards. From the basic Ollie or Bunnyhop to perfecting the 9-foot bowl, there is no doubt the X-Court will be an exciting place for all of us to meet new friends and perfect our sport. This type of facility requires extra care and attention in its construction and California Skateparks, Inc., a well-known skate and BMX park construction company, took care of those special needs. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
Youth & Teen
ART CAMP ———————————————————— (Ages 8-16) Taught by a professional artist, children will discover their artistic ability using several art mediums. Professional materials will be used to help participants explore their inner artist. Projects may include pottery making, oil painting on canvas, pastels, watercolors, drawing, sand painting, glass painting, glass fusion and more. A supply fee of $20 will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $55 (Non-resident: $66) JUNE 17 TU 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-01) JUNE 17 TU 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-02) JUNE 18 W 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-03) JUNE 18 W 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-04) JUNE 19 TH 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-05) JUNE 19 TH 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-06) JULY 17 TH 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-07) JULY 17 TH 1 PM • 4 WEEKS FC-208 (#223208-08)
THEATRE CAMP - CANDY LAND ———————————————————— (Ages 6-12) Help create a completely original play! Children will immerse themselves in the land of candy, journeying from the Peppermint Forest to the Licorice Castle! Students will help create the storyline, the characters and the costumes, leading to a casual performance on the final day for friends and families to attend. Don’t miss out on this super sweet session. 3 hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $200 (non-resident $225) M-F 9 AM • 3 WEEKS JUNE 2 BRELBY (#223220-01)
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THEATRE CAMP DAY OF THE DINOSAURS ———————————————————— (Ages 6-12) While creating a completely original play, children will immerse themselves in Jurassic times, exploring the world of dinosaurs. Students will help create the storyline, characters, and even the costumes, leading to a casual performance on the final day for their families and friends to attend. Join us for a prehistoric party! 3 hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $200 (non-resident $225) JULY 7 M-F 9 AM • 3 WEEKS BRELBY (#223220-03)
TEEN ACTING-FOUNDATIONS ———————————————————— (Ages 13-18) This entry-level, intensive course is designed to provide new actors with the skills and knowledge to go toe to toe on stage with more experienced performers and to push established actors to the next level. Students will cultivate their acting tools and ability to make bold choices through scene study and character building. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $80 (nonresident $96) TH 5 PM • 4 WEEKS JUNE 5 BRELBY (#223255-01) JULY 10 TH 5 PM • 4 WEEKS BRELBY (#223255-02) TH 5 PM • 4 WEEKS AUG. 7 BRELBY (#223255-03)
KIDS’ COOKING ———————————————————— THEATRE CAMP FOR TEENS BRELBY’S GLEE CLUB ———————————————————— (Ages 13-18) Students help create a brand new musical. Teens will build a musical revue with their favorite popular songs, create the storyline, choreography and even the costumes, leading to a performance on the final day of the session for families to attend. Get ready to sing your hearts out! 3 hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $200 (non-resident $225) JUNE 2 M-F 1 PM • 3 WEEKS BRELBY (#223220-02)
THEATRE CAMP FOR TEENS MISSION IMPOSSIBLE ———————————————————— (Ages 13-18) Teens take on the role of secret agents training for their first official mission. Students sharpen their critical thinking and creativity through deciphering codes, maneuvering mazes and problem solving. Help to create the storyline, characters and even the costumes, leading to a performance on the final day for their families to attend. We would tell you more…but it’s above your clearance level! 3 hours. Instructor: BRELBY THEATRE COMPANY STAFF. • $200 (non-resident $225) JULY 7 M-F 1 PM • 3 WEEKS BRELBY (#223220-04)
(Ages 7-12) Learn to use ingredients to create yummy dishes from scratch. Learn to make a breakfast, lunch and dinner item, along with a dessert. Also learn basic kitchen safety, safe food handling and proper use of kitchen tools. Class may be repeated as the recipes change each session. $20 supply fee collected at the first class. 1 hour. Instructor: BARBOUR. • $59 (nonresident $71) JUNE 7 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-KIT (#203221-01) JULY 26 SA 11 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-KIT (#203221-02)
MOVIE MAKERS ———————————————————— (Ages 7-19) Students will work collaboratively and produce a video from beginning to end. Lessons include creating a story, producing story boards, acting, lighting, sound, camera work, editing and more. The finished product will be screened the last day. Instructor will collect a $25 supply fee at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $125 (non-resident $150) JUNE 4 W 3:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#253292-01) JULY 23 W 3:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#253292-02)
Summer Fun Aquatics
splash BIG this summer!
www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Aquatics.cfm Aquatics 623-930-2838 Splashline 623-930-2041 want you and your family will enjoy the fun, fitness and skill development offered through our wide variety of aquatic programs and opportunities. Featured are two aquatic centers offering recreation swim, swim and dive lessons, adult water aerobics classes, private swim lessons, Junior Lifeguard Training and party rentals. Rose Lane Aquatics Center and Foothills Recreation & Aquatics
You can find the complete summer aquatics schedule with detailed sign up information, lesson descriptions and days/times of lessons in the SPLASHBOOK. Get your copy of the the SPLASHBOOK at www. glendaleaz.com/parksandrecreation, the Glendale libraries, Glendale Adult Center or at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center.
Center boast fun-filled slides, lap pools, play structures and more! What a FUN way to cool off this summer!
Recreation Swim ADMISSION Ages 2 & under..... FREE Ages 3–17............ $2.50 (non-resident $3.50) Ages 18–54.......... $5 (non-resident $6) Ages 55+.............. $3 (non-resident $5) Happy Hour! $1 off admission fee between 3:30-5 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays at Rose Lane only.
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • 623-930-4600 May 31 - Aug. 3 M-TH: 1 - 5 p.m. / F: 1 - 7 p.m. SA: 12 - 5 p.m. SU: 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Rose Lane Aquatics Center, 5003 W. Marlette Ave. • 623-930-7905 May 31 - Aug. 3 TU-F: 1 - 5 p.m. SA-SU: 1 - 6 p.m. Splash Pad It’s FREE and open everyday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 24 through Sept. 1. It’s at 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln. (North of Bethany Home Rd).
Swim Lessons GROUP LESSONS for all ages and levels are $26 ($49 non-resident) and includes eight, 30-minute lessons for two weeks, Monday-Thursday at Foothills and Tuesday-Friday at Rose Lane. PRIVATE LESSONS are 30 minutes and scheduled as a package of 2 lessons. Lessons are available for ages 5 years to adult. Two 30-minute private lessons are $35 (non-residents $42). Swim lesson REGISTRATION DATES begin May 12 for Glendale residents and May 15 for both residents and non-residents. Registrations may be completed online, by phone or walk-in. For complete registration details, pick up your copy of the SPLASHBOOK or visit www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation. Poolside Patio Party Rentals Have your next party poolside at Foothills! For details, see the SPLASHBOOK or call 623-930-4600. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
CLAYMATION CAMP ———————————————————— (Ages 8-19) Learn to make an original claymation movie using stop animation techniques in this genuine multimedia camp. Camp will focus on a number of art disciplines including hand building clay, drawing, scenery construction, story board planning, script writing and more. Students will be guided through the process of creating a digital short that will be made available for your thumb drive. A supply fee of $25 will be collected at the first class. No class July 4. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former arts academy instructor). • $125 (non-resident $150) JUNE 13 F 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#253252-01) AUG. 1 F 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#253252-02)
CHILD CARE & BABYSITTING WORKSHOP ———————————————————— (Ages 12-18) Learn safe and fun ways to babysit and care for children. Class covers CPR, first aid, techniques for active children and how to have a successful babysitting adventure. Build confidence, self-esteem and skills necessary to care for infants and children on a daily basis and in emergency situations. Bring a sack lunch. 5 hours. Instructor: AMERICAN EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING. • $65 (non-resident $78) JUNE 14 SA 9 AM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#253280-01) JULY 12 SA 9 AM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#253280-02) AUG. 9 SA 9 AM • 1 DAY FC-208 (#253280-03)
POTTERY WHEEL THROWING YOUTH/TEEN ———————————————————— (Ages 8-16) Discover how to throw on a potter’s wheel the way a pro does. Throw a serving bowl and large vase, which will be painted/glazed with food-safe glazes. A supply fee of $25 will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). • $79 (nonresident: $95) JUNE 6 F 11 AM • 3 WEEKS FC-208 (#223231-01) JULY 11 F 11 AM • 3 WEEKS FC-208 (#223231-02)
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Music & Dance
SINGING FOR LITTLE STARS ———————————————————— (Ages 4-8) A fun method for little ones to learn how to use their voices when singing and how to present themselves in front of an audience. They’ll have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble setting and as a soloist. No class July 2. 45 minutes. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 11 W 5:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283238-01)
SUPER SINGERS ———————————————————— (Ages 9-14) Learn voice technique, song preparation and more! Get the opportunity to sing in an ensemble and soloist setting. No prior experience required. Notebook and pencil suggested. $8 supply fee collected at class. No class July 2. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 11 W 6:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283230-01)
BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR ———————————————————— Bring your guitar and learn chords, how to read music and more! $7 book fee collected at the first class (Hal Leonard “Guitar Method, Book 1,” 2nd edition). Ages 12+. No class July 5. 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. • $75 (non-resident $90) JUNE 14 SA 10:30 AM • 8 WEEKS FC-204 (#283121-01)
BEGINNING YOUTH GUITAR ———————————————————— (Ages 9-14) Bring an acoustic guitar and make music. Learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. $8 supply fee collected at class. No class July 3. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 12 TH 7 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283222-01)
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GUITAR FOR LITTLE HANDS ———————————————————— (Ages 6-8) Have your youngster bring a guitar and learn age-appropriate songs! Hand positions, note reading and more taught. Pencil/notebook recommended. No class July 3. 45 minutes. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. • $80 (non-resident $96) JUNE 12 TH 6 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-204 (#283223-01)
ELEMENTS MUSIC - PIANO KEYBOARD ———————————————————— (Ages 6-12) Join the largest, most popular piano/keyboard club in all of Arizona. Students will learn classical and traditional songs in addition to songs they love, including theme songs like Star Wars, Indiana Jones and game tunes including Angry Birds. Disney tunes and TV shows, as well as today’s hottest songs from One Direction, Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry and many more may be learned. Elements isn’t just fun, but a comprehensive course that uses songs, games and prizes to teach all the keyboard “elements” like counting, note reading and much more. Keyboards and headphones provided for classroom use. All learning materials and songs provided. Recital held for family and friends at the last class. Advanced class availalble for students who have taken a previous Elements Music class. Visit www.elementsmusic.com or call 480325-2684. 1 hour. Instructor: ELEMENTS STAFF. • $97 (non-resident: $117) BEGINNING: JUNE 21 SA 9 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#283228-01) ADVANCED: JUNE 21 SA 10 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-206 (#283229-01)
MINI MOVERS ———————————————————— (Ages 2-3) Have fun with basic dance steps and songs. This class will also include balancing skills, tumbling and baton. No class July 4. 45 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 13 F 10:30 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233281-01) AUG. 1 F 10:30 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233281-02)
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DANCE - UNLIMITED CLASSES ————————————————————
(Ages 3-19) Join the fun this summer with unlimited dance classes at Purely Dance Studio, www.purleydance.com. Classes taught by highly qualified instructors in a safe and friendly environment. Register for 4 weeks or 8 weeks of unlimited dance classes. 1 hour. Instructor: PURELY DANCE STAFF. Location: PURELY. AGES 3-5: June 9 - July 31, $125, #133271-01 June 9 - July 3, $70, #133272-01 July 7-31, $70, #133273-01 July 7-31, $110, #133276-01 AGES 6-19: June 9 - July 31, $200, #133274-01 June 9 - July 3, $110, #133275-01 Time
Pointe Prep (30 minute class)
Stretch & Strengthen
Pointe Prep (30 minute class)
Stretch & Strengthen
Stretch & Strengthen
Stretch & Strengthen
Pointe Prep (30 minute class)
Stretch & Strengthen
Pointe Prep (30 minute class)
Stretch & Strengthen
Stretch & Strengthen
Stretch & Strengthen
BALLET ———————————————————— (Ages 3-4) Learn basic ballet steps, positions and beginning dance combinations. This is an excellent class for posture and balance. Ballet shoes required after the first class. No class July 4. 45 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 13 F 12:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233291-01) AUG. 1 F 12:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233291-02)
BALLROOM DANCE ———————————————————— (Ages 6-14) Ballroom dance is not just for adults! Learn the most fun dance around; the “Swing.” The correct ballroom posture, poise and balance along with the difference between rhythm and tempo will be taught. Other dances will include the Waltz and Cha Cha. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. • $45 (non-resident $55) JUNE 10 TU 6 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233249-01) JULY 22 TU 6 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233249-02)
BALLET/TAP COMBO I ———————————————————— (Ages 3-5) An introduction to ballet, tap, creative movement and tumbling skills. Tap shoes required. No class July 3 and July 5. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS, steppinoutperformingarts.com. • $50 (non-resident $60) JUNE 12 TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233293-01) JUNE 14 SA 1 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233293-02) JULY 31 TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233293-03) AUG. 2 SA 1 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233293-04)
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BALLET/TAP COMBO II ———————————————————— (Ages 5-7) Great for both boys and girls, this is an exciting introduction to ballet, jazz, tap, creative movement and tumbling basics. Tap shoes required. No class July 3 and July 5. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS, steppinoutperformingarts.com. • $50 (non-resident $60) JUNE 12 TH 5:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233294-01) JUNE 14 SA 2 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233294-02) JULY 31 TH 5:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233294-03) AUG. 2 SA 2 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233294-04)
ZUMBA KIDS JR. ———————————————————— (Ages 4-6) Dance and play in this highenergy class. Get silly, dream big and begin the journey to a healthy future! No class July 4. 45 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 13 F 11:30 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233283-01) AUG. 1 F 11:30 AM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233283-02)
CHEER & HIP HOP COMBO ———————————————————— (Ages 6-12) In this high-energy class, your cheerleader will learn basics such as jumps, kicks, chants and tumbling skills that build coordination and strength, along with an introduction to hip hop basics. The skills learned will be combined into a fun routine. No class July 3 and July 5. 1 hour. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS, steppinoutperformingarts.com. • $50 (Non-resident $60) JUNE 12 TH 6:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233266-01) JUNE 14 SA 3 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXA (#233266-02) JULY 31 TH 6:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-100 (#233266-03) AUG. 2 SA 3 PM • 6 WEEKS FC- EXA (#233266-04)
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(Ages 3-5) This interactive class will help your children build strength, coordination, confidence and have fun while getting a workout. In this high energy class, they will learn jazz, musical theater and the latest hip hop dance moves and routines. All choreography and music are age appropriate. Join us for a performance for family and friends on the last day of class. Great for boys and girls. 30 minutes. Instructor: TAWNI MONK, AZ TUMBLE N DANCE COMPANY. 5 weeks • $45 (non-resident $54), 4 weeks • $36 (non-resident $43) JUNE 2 M 9:45 AM • 5 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233240-01) JULY 14 M 9:45 AM • 4 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233240-02)
Summer Safety Event Friday, June 20 6:30-8:30 p.m.
(Ages 7-11) This is an ultimate dance fitness party where the children can play it loud and rock with their friends! No class July 3. 45 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. • $49 (non-resident $59) JUNE 12 TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233282-01) JULY 31 TH 4:30 PM • 6 WEEKS FC-EXB (#233282-02)
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Westgate Entertainment District Fountain Park 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd Hosted by Glendale Parks and Recreation, this free event features a variety of agencies/vendors to educate on water safety, sun safety and much more.
on t h g i l t o p S DOG PARKS Off-leash recreation dog parks allow dogs to romp, run and have fun without being on a leash. Dog parks create a healthier lifestyle for our furry friends and provides a great area for dog owners to socialize. All Dog Parks are open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Foothills Park, 57th Avenue and Union Hills Drive, located northeast of the softball complex with access from the Foothills Library parking lot. It has separate areas for large and small dogs and include grass, shade, water, agility course and benches. Closed on Wednesdays. Sahuaro Ranch Park, 63rd Avenue and Mountain View Road. With an area for small dogs, water fountains, waste stations and some dog agility equipment, this is a great place to bring the pooch for a doggie play day. Closed on Tuesdays. Northern Horizon Park, 63rd and Northern Avenues, has a large fenced-in play area, a play area for small dogs, water fountains, shade trees benches and waste stations. This is Glendale’s largest dog park. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
SIZZLING SUMMER FUN IN THE SUN!
Check out these FUN Glendale Parks, Recreation & Library Services Summer Recreation Programs for kids! To register or for more information, call 623-930-2820.
Drop-In Recreation Camps
Your children will participate in arts, crafts, fun and games, while being supervised by adult staff. Closed May 26 and July 4. • Copperwood Elementary, 11232 N. 65th Ave. June 2 - July 24, Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration for the 8-week program: $150 resident • $175 non-resident Registration Code #692551-14 •
Desert Mirage Elementary, 8605 W. Maryland Ave. May 27 - August 1 (closed July 4), Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Registration per week: $50 resident • $60 nonresident Registration Code: #642514
Licensed G.R.A.S.P program
MAKE IT EVEN MORE FUN! Summer Field Trip Package
Your children will have the summer of a lifetime when you pair these adventurous trips with their summer program! All the trips are included for just $100/resident ($120/non-resident). Must participate in one of the programs listed on this page to sign up. Registration Code: #692507-14 June 18 Peter Piper Pizza June 25 Roller Skating July 2 Jump Street July 9 Bowling July 16 Rose Lane Aquatic Center/Fun Day (includes food)
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The Licensed G.R.A.S.P recreation program provides a variety of activities for children from Kindergarten8th grade such as arts and crafts, recreation activities, guest speakers and much more! The programs are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and can accept DES qualifying families (contact your DES caseworker for information). The program’s focus is to provide a safe and caring environment where all children can learn, grow and thrive. Closed May 26 and July 4. • Sahuaro Ranch Elementary, 10401 N 63rd Ave May 27 - August 1, Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Initial registration fee: $30 resident • $40 non-resident Price per week: $100 resident • $125 non-resident Price per day: $25 resident • $30 non-resident Price per ½ day*: $15 resident • $18 non-resident Registration Code: #613414 *For summer school students
Adaptive Recreation Special activities designed for individuals with physical, mental, emotional or social disabilities. For more information, contact Anthony Garcia at 623-930-4335 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit us at www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Adaptive.cfm
9 – 11 a.m., Saturdays May 24 - July 19 (sign up code #452011-11) July 26 - September 13 (sign up code 452011-21)
5401 W. Ocotillo Rd.
www.GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Centers Serving residents “in the heart of Glendale...” “We make dreams a reality.” Si tiene preguntas o no habla inglés, por favor llame al 623-930-4700.
Glendale Youth Project
Monday - Friday, 4 - 8 p.m.
This free youth and teen program includes mentoring/tutoring, career exploration, life skills development, fashion club, dance hip hop classes, weight programs and arts and crafts. Also offering basketball, volleyball for ages 12 and older and wrestling for pee wee and teens
YWCA Senior Program
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Activities include exercise, socialization, bingo, field trips and more! The YWCA Senior Lunch Program offers hot meals for age 60+, Monday-Friday, 12-12:30 p.m. for a $2.50 suggested contribution. For lunch, call 623-930-4700 at least 24 hours in advance.
Ages 8 and older can make new friends, improve their game and enjoy the support of other participants! Bowling ramps are available to registered bowlers. Instruction is not provided. Glenfair Lanes Bowling Alley, 6110 N. 59th Ave. • $23 (nonresident $30). Includes a bowling ball and shoes.
Bingo Extravaganza Night* Friday, June 27, 7–9 p.m.
(Ages 10+) Get the family together (siblings and parents are welcome) and head to the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St., for an evening of bingo, prizes and lfun! Admission is $5 per person at the door. For more information, call Anthony at 623-930-4335.
Thursdays, August 21 – November 6, 5:30–7 p.m. (Ages 10-22) Learn the joy of singing, acting and dancing, while also improving confidence and making new friends. The final class ends with a live performance on stage at the Adult Center . Limited to 25 participants. Held at the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. $25 (non-resident $30). Sign up code #464112-11. * This program is presented by the City of Glendale / City of Peoria Special Recreation Alliance program partnership.
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City of Glendale
Facilities, Libraries & Parks Directory
Glendale Adult Center (C) 5970 W. Brown St. . 623-930-4321 M–F 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center (B) 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. / 623-930-4600 M–F 5:30 a.m.–9 p.m.; SA 7 a.m.–9 p.m.; SU 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Gallery Glendale (A) 9380 W. Westgate Blvd. F & SA 6–9 p.m.
www.GlendaleAZ.com/Library LIBRARY CARDS: To get a library card, just stop at the checkout desk at any library location, or visit us online. Library cards are free to all county residents. A non-resident fee applies to nonMaricopa County residents. COMPUTERS: Surf the internet, check e-mail or write a resume using one of our in-library use computers.
Main Library (C)
5959 W. Brown St. / 623-930-3530 M & W 1–8 p.m.; TU & TH 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; F Closed; SA 12–5 p.m.; SU 1–5 p.m.
Foothills Library (D)
19055 N. 57th Ave. / 623-930-3830 M 1–8 p.m.; TU, W 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; TH, SU Closed; F 1–5 p.m.; SA 12–5 p.m.
Velma Teague Library (N)
7010 N. 58th Ave. / 623-930-3430 M, TH 1–8 p.m.; TU, W. 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; F, SU Closed; SA 1–5 p.m.
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Pinnacle Peak Rd
Deer Valley Rd
1a..... Bonsall North, 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 1b.... Bonsall South, 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 2....... Chapparal, 57th Ave. & Greenbriar Dr. 3....... Hidden Meadows, 76th Ave. & St. John Ave. 4....... Northern Horizon, 63rd Ave. & Northern Ave. Dog Park Available 5....... Oâ€™Neil, 64th Ave. & Missouri Ave. 6....... Orangewood, 71st Ave. & Orangewood Ave. 7....... Paseo Racquet Center & Park, 63rd Ave. & Thunderbird Rd. 8....... Rose Lane Park, 51st Ave. & Marlette Ave.
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9....... Foothills, 57th Ave. & Union Hills Dr. 12 Dog Park Available 10..... Grand Canal Linear, 75th Ave. & Camelback to Bethany Home & New River 11..... Sahuaro Ranch, 59th Ave. & Mountain View Rd. Dog Park Available 12..... Skunk Creek Linear, 51st Ave. & Utopia to 73rd Ave. & Greenway Rd. 13..... Thunderbird Paseo, 51st Ave. & Cactus to 72nd Ave. & Greenway Rd. 14..... Glendale Heroes Regional Park, 83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd.
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15..... Thunderbird, 59th Ave. & Pinnacle Peak Rd.
For listings, visit www.glendaleaz.com/ParksAndRecreation/Parks-FacilitiesMap. cfm or call 623-930-2820 and request our Parks & Facilities brochure.
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Assorted Facilities N...... Glendale Amphitheater, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. O...... Bridle Path, 51st Ave. Cactus to Bell roads P....... Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden, 55th Ave. & Morten Ave. Q...... Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd. R....... Glendale Youth Sports Complex, 91st Ave. & Rovey Ave. S....... Myrtle Avenue Cultural Gateway, Myrtle Ave. & Grand Ave. T....... X-Court, 83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. U...... Foothills SK8 Court, 57th Ave. & Union Hills Rd.
L....... Glen Lakes Municipal 5450 W. Northern Ave. M...... Desert Mirage 8710 W. Maryland Ave.
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B....... Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. F....... Rose Lane Aquatics Center 5003 W. Marlette Ave. T....... Splash Pad 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln.
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Glendale Parks, Recreation & Library Services Department offers a wide variety of facilities available for your next party, meeting or reception — all available at reasonable rates. For information on rates and availability, just contact any of the following facilities. They’ll be glad to assist you!
Glendale Adult Center
5970 W. Brown St. • 623-930-4327 www.glendaleaz.com/adultcenter/AdultCenterRentals.cfm The perfect place for your next event, meeting or reception featuring facilities for up to 300 guests, a stage and optional catering kitchen.
Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. • 623-930-4611 www.glendaleaz.com/foothillscenter/ FoothillsRentalinformation.cfm
The perfect environment for activities of all sizes. Host a birthday party, class, graduation party, business meeting, reception or wedding. An optional catering kitchen is also available for your gathering. With the summer pool-side party patio space, your group can enjoy floating around the lazy river, splashing in the play pool or just lounging by the pools.
Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area
9802 N. 59th Ave. • 623-930-4202 www.glendaleaz.com/SRPHA/SRPHARentals.cfm
Rental venues include the historic Fruit Packing Shed, Barnyard, Demonstration Area and Front Lawns. For rose garden weddings, we partner with the Glendale Historical Society. Wedding ceremony questions should be directed to the Glendale Historical Society at 623-435-0072 prior to contacting us for reception information. Some restrictions apply.
Main Library • 623-930-3561 Foothills Branch • 623-930-3849 www.glendaleaz.com/Library/Rental_Opportunities.cfm.
Glendale’s libraries offer a wide variety of rental opportunities both indoors and out. Plan your next birthday party, business seminar, meeting or outdoor concert. They can even host small gatherings, weddings or conferences.
(select parks) • 623-930-2820 www.glendaleaz.com/ParksandRecreation/ RamadaReservations.cfm
(select fields) • 623-930-2820 www.glendaleaz.com/ParksandRecreation/SportsFields.cfm Softball and multi-purpose fields available for reservation.
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the Showplace of the Valley
Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area The Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area is a 17-acre historic site with buildings built between 1887 and 1961 and a historic landscape of fruit trees. The Historic Area is open daily 6 a.m. to sunset and admission is FREE (except during special events with admission fees). At the Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area we preserve a historic site where the community participates in the ongoing development of educational and social experiences that connect Glendale residents and visitors to the past and to each other. See Glendale’s history online at... www.GlendaleAZ.com/History
9802 N. 59th Ave. | 623.930.4200 | www.GlendaleAZ.com/SRPHA
Visit the historic MAIN HOUSE (built between 1891-1898). Learn details about the house, its role at the Ranch and about the people who lived there. Call 623-930-4201 to schedule group tours with more than 10 people. • May: Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. • June and July: Friday-Saturday., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m (Closed July 4) Closed in August. Main House tours will resume in September.
Facility Rental Options
Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area, with its unique and historical features, can be the perfect place to host your next event (some restrictions apply). With multiple venues, indoor and outdoor, your event will be impressive. Our customer-focused staff will make your experience truly memorable. Contact a rental coordinator at 623-930-4202 for more information or to reserve your special date!
BE A VOLUNTEER! For details on how you can volunteer, call 623-930-4201. EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIPS for schools. For details, call 623-930-4201.
Media permits for photography and videography are required in the Sahuaro Ranch Historic Area for ALL staged photographs and video. Permits are $100 and are good for one year. Visit www.glendaleaz.com/parksandrecreation/permits.cfm for details and to purchase permits. Glendale @Play Summer 2014
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