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fun! experience the

Sports

. Special Interest Classes . & More Inside

Touch A Truck FREE ADMISSION ! – details page 5

WINTER ’10

. December – March

GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation

Citrus Zestival Free Admission – details page 5


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run, don’t walk...

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perfect place

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Foothills Recreation & aquatics center indoor running track Get your Recreation Pass Today! Day Passes Available.

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fitness center rock climbing wall lap swimming party rental space meeting facilities perfetto de café

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5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Glendale 623-930-4600 or see page 14 A City of Glendale Parks & Recreation facility.

the Glendale

Adult Center ...the perfect place for your next event, meeting, or reception... featuring facilities for up to 300 guests, a stage and optional catering kitchen — it’s sure to offer a venue just right for you! For information on rates and availability, call 623.930.4327. 5970 W. Brown St.

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Glendale, AZ 85302

A City of Glendale Parks & Recreation facility.


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fun! page

experience

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sports

Youth/Teen Sports..................... 6,7 Adaptive Recreation ................ 11,12 Adult Sports................. 12,13

special interest classes

SIGN UP NOW!..................... 20 Cultural Arts...................... 21 Music...................... 22 Languages...................... 22 Computer...................... 22 Class Locations and Legend...................... 23 Personal Development...................... 24 Culinary Arts...................... 25 Dance..................... 27 Exercise/Sports...................... 27 Youth/Teen...................... 29

events

Mark your calendar!......................... 5

& more!

Facility Rentals......................... 4 Youth Scholarship Fund......................... 6 Before/After School Programs..................... 8,9 Aquatics/Lifeguard Training....................... 10 Adaptive Recreation................. 11,12 Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center................. 14,15 Glendale Adult Center....................... 16 Glendale Community Center....................... 17 YWCA Senior Program....................... 17 Parks & Facilities................. 18,19 SIGN UP NOW! .................... 20 Insights ..................... 34 Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area ..................... 35

your Glendale Parks & Recreation is now accredited! This past October at the National Recreation and Park Association Annual Congress, YOUR Glendale Parks & Recreation became one of only 88 agencies nationally to have received accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). CAPRA is a valuable measure of overall quality of operation, management and service to the community.

visit us at... GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation Glendale Parks and Recreation complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special accommodations, please call 623-930-2820. Hearing impaired may call the TDD line at 623-930-2197.


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facility “A Kids At Hope” City

Glendale Parks & Recreation

Director: Becky Bennà

5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona 85301 M–F 8 a.m.–5 p.m. 623-930-2820 Fax 623-931-9651 glendaleaz.com/ parksandrecreation City of Glendale

Mayor & Council Mayor

Elaine M. Scruggs

Councilmembers Vice Mayor Manny Martinez (Cholla District) David Goulet (Ocotillo District) Joyce Clark (Yucca District) Phil Lieberman (Cactus District) Yvonne Knaack (Barrel District) Steven Frate (Sahuaro District)

Our Glendale Parks & Recreation mission...

“Engage residents and visitors in diverse opportunities to live, invest and play in the community.” = Heart Healthy Activity All Information is subject to change without notice.

for your FREE subscription...

9289PR 11/09

Call 623-930-2822 or visit glendaleaz.com/ parksandrecreation.

to advertise...

call 623-930-2822.

rentals

Glendale Parks & Recreation 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

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5970 W. Brown St. 623-930-4327 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

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5600 W. Union Hills Dr. 623-930-4609 glendaleaz.com/foothillscenter/FoothillsRentalInformation.cfm With its bold appearance and exceptional amenities, it’s the perfect environment for a variety of activities. Options include classrooms for small gatherings, and multi-purpose rooms for your larger functions.

Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area

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9802 N. 59th Ave. 623-930-4202 glendaleaz.com/SRPHA

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.

Glendale Community Center

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5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. 623-930-4701 glendaleaz.com/ParksandRecreation/ centers/GlendaleCommunityCenter.cfm

Sports Fields 623-930-2820

Softball fields and multi-purpose fields available for reservation.

Park Ramadas (select parks) 623-930-2820 glendaleaz.com/ParksandRecreation/ RamadaReservations.cfm

The city of Glendale Parks and Recreation Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and/ or disabling conditions, such as, but not limited to, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in its programs and activities. Discrimination complaints may be filed with either the Glendale Parks and Recreation Department or the Director of Equal Opportunity Program, National Park Service, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, D.C. 20013-7127.


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Holiday at the Ranch

FREE ADMISSION! Experience a

hometown holiday and a seasonal atmosphere in a historic setting Saturday, December 12, at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave., 5-8 p.m., Enjoy family activities and holidaythemed historic house tours. Visit our “Let it Snow” play area, historic houses, gingerbread house exhibit presented by the Arizona Culinary Institute and much more! Bring an unwrapped toy for the community toy drive. Refreshments will be available to purchase. Dress warm! Questions? Call 623-930-4200.

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February 27

Touch A Truck FREE ADMISSION!

TEN YEARS OF TRUCKS; TEN YEARS OF FAMILY TRADITION! Help us celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the ever popular Touch-ATruck event on Saturday, February 27 at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. It’s FUN for the entire family and educational too! Come out, look at, sit in and TOUCH A TRUCK of all sizes and shapes. Test your skills in the Sand Play Area, The Big Dig and Tiny Tot Drivers. Bring your camera to capture those special shots in a fire truck or the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Souvenirs and refreshments will be available for purchase. Questions? Call 623-930-2044.

Citrus Zestival

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Ranch’s historic grapefruit and orange trees and all things citrus! Enjoy citrus-themed entertainment, cooking demonstrations, baking contest, and special citrus activities, plus pick some citrus to take home! It happens Saturday, January 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 623930-4200.

FREE ADMISSION! Come out and enjoy over 150 performers featuring everything from folk and bluegrass music to cowboy poetry and storytelling. Other highlights include historic site tours, blacksmith demonstrations, children’s stage/activity area and workshops by accomplished entertainers. It happens Saturday-Sunday, March 20-21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. Admission and most activities are free. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, call 623-930-4200.

January 23

frEE ADMISSION! Celebrate Sahuaro

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March 20 & 21

GLENDALE

Folk & Heritage Festival

February 6: UHC 7 (Union Hills Classic Seven) Skateboard Competition @ the Foothills Sk8 Court, 57th Ave.

& Union Hills Dr., Saturday, February 6. For details on registration and admission, visit GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation/ SpecialEvents.cfm or call 623-930-2044.


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VOLUNTEER COACH...

in our award-winning youth sports program! Indicate your desire to coach when signing up your child for a youth/teen sports program or contact Mike Grono at mgrono@glendaleaz.com or 623-930-2834. Those who do not have children in the league are also welcome to apply! (Note: This does not guarantee a coaching position.) For more information, call 623-930-2834. Qualifications 1. Be at least 18 years old. 2. Complete a coach’s application and submit it to the Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., by Friday, January 15, 2010. 3. Be fingerprinted and have an FBI background check. 4. Attend a mandatory coaches meeting February 3. 5. Attend the National Youth Sports Coaches Association Certification program (2 classes). 6. Adhere to the City of Glendale’s Coach’s Code of Conduct and department philosophy, “The outcome of the child is more important than the outcome of the game.”

Glendale Parks & Recreation

Youth Scholarship Fund To help Glendale youth who do not have the financial means to participate in city of Glendale recreation programs, the Glendale Parks and Recreation Department offers a scholarship fund. The scholarship fund is made possible through donations from businesses and individuals throughout the Valley. Scholarships are offered to residents of Glendale, 17 years of age or under, and are available for designated programs offered by Glendale Parks and Recreation. Approval of the scholarship application is made on an individual basis. Scholarship applications should be submitted well in advance of the registration date for the program the scholarship is being requested for. For more information or to receive an application, please call the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 623-930-2820. Donations to the Youth Scholarship Fund are always appreciated. If you, your business or organization would like to make a donation, please call 623930-2820.

CHEERLEADING League (Coed / Ages 7-14 as of 2/27/10) – Ages 7-9. Sign up code #711175-01 – Ages 10-14. Sign up code #711176-01 Participants will be placed on squads and learn the basics of cheerleading and showcase their skills by performing during games at our Flag Football League. Participants learn cheers, chants, dances, jumps, basic lifts and tumbling. Volunteer coaches will emphasize skill development, sportsmanship and a healthy self-image. Cheering will take place at Paseo Sports Complex at 63rd Ave and Thunderbird Rd. Glendale Resident: $37 • Non-resident: $47. (Participants receive a team shirt and shorts, up to 7 games, participation certificate and medal.)

BASKETBALL League (Coed/Ages 5-12 as of 2/27/10) – Pee Wee, ages 5-6.

Sign up code #712133-01

– Midget, ages 7-9.

Sign up code #712133-02

– Rookie, ages 10-12.

Sign up code #712133-03

This program provides girls and boys the opportunity to learn the game of the NBA stars. These leagues emphasize fun while encouraging skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship and community involvement. Games will be played at various school gymnasiums within the city. This instructional/recreational league is based on fun and equal participation. Glendale resident: $50 • Non-resident: $60. (Participants receive a team shirt, up to 7 games, participation certificate, officiated midget and rookie games and trophy.) 10TH ANNUAL SILENT SATURDAY will be observed at all youth basketball games on Saturday, April 3. Silent Saturday allows participants to demonstrate the skills they have learned throughout the season, while making their own decisions. It gives them the opportunity to play without verbal involvement from coaches and spectators (hence the name). Parents are permitted to applaud good plays and be creative in showing their support using posters and pom poms. Parents, coaches and children will take part in a short evaluation/survey upon conclusion of the games.


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Questions? Contact Mike Grono at mgrono@glendaleaz.com or 623-930-2834.

SIGN UP INFORMATION... SIGN UP DECEMBER 14–JANUARY 15. Late registration is January 9–15 (Late fee is $10.) TO SIGN UP, call 623-930-2820 or 623-930-4600 and use Visa, MasterCard or American Express OR use the form on page 20 and mail or take it to a location noted on the form OR sign up online at GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation. Note: For cancellation/ refund policy, see page 34. After the sign up deadline, teams often need additional players. Those still wishing to sign up will be put on a waiting list and placed on teams if space permits. LEAGUE GAME TIMES are Saturdays, February 27–April 10, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (April 3 games will start early afternoon so families can attend the upcoming Spring Eggstravaganza event in the morning.) When are practices? Practices should begin the week of February 8 if enough parents/volunteers have shown an interest in coaching. The volunteer coach determines the practice location, day(s) and time(s). If you have a busy schedule, you may want to consider being a coach since you can structure your own practice schedule. Generally, practices will be in close proximity to the coach’s neighborhood or at fields where the games will be played and most coaches will practice any day between Monday and Saturday and in the evening between 5:30-8:30 p.m. For more youth/teen sports/exercise options, turn to page 32.

BOX SOCCER League

T-BALL

(Coed / Ages 9-14 as of 2/27/10)

(Coed/Ages 4-6 as of 2/27/10)

– Rookie, coed ages 9-11. Sign up code #712155-02 – Junior, coed ages 11-14. Sign up code #7712155-03 Box soccer combines the game of soccer with the enclosed field of an in-line hockey rink. Shots and passes can be played off the sideline and end line boards for an arena soccer feel. This league will be played at our in-line outdoor hockey rink at Bonsall Park, 59th Ave. and Bethany Home Rd. Glendale resident: $42 • Non-resident: $52. (Participants receive a team shirt, shin-guards, up to 7 games, participation certificate and trophy.) This league fills up quickly – so don’t hesitate!

Sign up code #712121-01

Coach Pitch KICKBALL (Coed/Ages 3-5 as of 2/27/10) Sign up code #712171-01

An introduction to youth team sports for boys and girls, this traditional childhood sport promotes a stress-free environment. Children can learn and develop the fundamental skills of kicking, throwing and catching, and prepare for future sports such as t-ball, baseball/softball, basketball, football and soccer. Games will be played at Paseo Sports Complex, 63rd Ave. and Thunderbird Rd. Glendale resident: $35 • Non-Resident: $45. (Participants receive a team shirt, hat, up to 7 games, participation certificate and trophy.)

Boys and girls ages 4-6 get a chance at spring training too! This instructional league provides a fun atmosphere for developing basic athletic skills, sportsmanship, teamwork and self-confidence. A perfect introduction to team sports and preparation for future youth sports leagues. Games will be played at Paseo Sports Complex, 63rd Ave. and Thunderbird Rd. Glendale resident: $42 • Non-resident: $52. (Participants receive a team shirt, hat, up to 7 games, participation certificate and trophy.)

FLAG FOOTBALL League (Coed/Ages 7-13 as of 2/27/10) – Ages 7-10. Sign up code #711141-01 – Ages 11-13. Sign up code #711142-01 This program provides boys and girls a fun and exciting opportunity to engage in noncontact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork, sportsmanship, and the fundamentals of football in a recreational setting. Games will be played at Paseo Sports Complex at 63rd Ave and Thunderbird Rd. Glendale resident: $45 • Non-resident: $55. (Participants receive a team shirt, up to 7 officiated games, participation certificate and trophy.)


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before/after school

programs

Before and After School

Licensed Recreation Programs . ARTS & CRAFTS . SNACKS . GUEST SPEAKERS . AND MUCH MORE!

The “AM/PM” and “PM ONLY” programs are licensed recreation programs providing a variety of activities for children ages 5 to 13. The program’s goal is the total well-being and safety of each and every child. Educational activities, breakfast, snacks, arts and crafts, guest speakers and homework time are offered by caring, adult staff members. The programs are regulated by the Arizona Department of Health Services and can accept DES qualifying families (contact your caseworker for information on DES).

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Pre-registration is required, including a non-refundable registration fee for the school year. Registration must be completed at least 2 business days prior to program site attendance. As part of your registration, each family will select one of the programs below. Registration booklets with more detailed information are available at each site or at the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave. For more information, please call 623-930-2832 or 623-930-2018.

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Licensed Recreation Programs Sites

(Open early release days, but closed on national holidays or when the school campus is closed.)

Sahuaro Ranch Elementary, 10401 N. 63rd Ave. Desert Mirage Elementary, 8605 W. Maryland Ave.

Canyon Elementary, 5490 W. Paradise Ln. Kachina Elementary, 5304 W. Crocus Dr.

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PART-TIME 3 DAYS OR LESS PER WEEK Glendale Resident

Non-Resident

FULL-TIME 4 DAYS OR MORE PER WEEK Glendale Resident

Non-Resident

AM ONLY – Canyon or Sahuaro Ranch Elementary ONLY. 6:30 a.m.–School Start $18......................... $22

$30 ........................$36

AM/PM – Canyon or Sahuaro Ranch Elementary ONLY. Full Program $42......................... $51

$65.........................$78

PM ONLY – All locations. (*1st hour, K-2nd available at Desert Mirage ONLY.) *1st hour, K-2nd $15......................... $18 Release–6 p.m. $36......................... $43

$25.........................$30 $55.........................$66

Intercession – Select locations. (Open at dismissal time for early release and parent-teacher conference days). 7 a.m.–6 p.m. $20......................... $25 N/A......................... N/A Additional Fees Registration (all programs) $30......................... $36 Late Payment (past Thurs.) $5/day per child......$5/day per child Late Pick Up (past close) $5 every 5 min....... $5 every 5 min. Early Release Day $5........................... $5

$30.........................$36 $5/day per child...... $5/day per child $5 every 5 min........$5 every 5 min. $5...........................$5

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G.R.A.S.P.

the Glendale Recreation After School Program G.R.A.S.P., is a supervised, drop-in recreation program for Glendale youth, grades 1st through 8th. Trained staff provides a variety of fun and educational programs including study time, indoor/outdoor activities, clubs, games, mini tournaments and guest speakers. Participants can register at the G.R.A.S.P. sites noted below during the first two weeks of school. When registering, proof of residency, such as a utility bill, vehicle registration or drivers license must be provided; otherwise, the non-resident supply fee will apply. After the initial two-week registration period, all registrations must be completed at the Glendale Parks and Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave., M–F 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Per Semester Supply Fee – Glendale resident, $35 Non-resident, $45. For more information, please call 623-930-4700.

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GLENDALE COMMUNITY CENTER 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd............Dismissal–6 p.m.

O’NEIL RECREATION CENTER 6448 W. Missouri Ave.........Dismissal–6 p.m.

ROSE LANE RECREATION CENTER 5003 W. Marlette Ave. .......Dismissal–6 p.m.

BARCELONA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Grades 4-8 only) 4432 W. Maryland Ave........Dismissal–6 p.m.


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lifeguard training

aquatics T

he City of Glendale offers the following classes that will meet certification requirements for most valley aquatics positions. NOTE: HAVING APPROPRIATE CERTIFICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE EMPLOYMENT. TO SIGN UP by phone using Visa, MasterCard or American Express, call 623-930-2820. To sign up with check, money order or cash, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave. (Refunds/credits are available ONLY for a cancelled class or participants not able to pass the Pre-test and who request the refund on the same day as the Pre-test, by calling 623-930-2838 (leave message). Otherwise NO refunds/credits are given). PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND EVERY SCHEDULED DATE AND TIME TO PASS. NO REFUNDS/MAKE UPS CAN BE GIVEN FOR MISSED CLASSES. Books and pocket masks, if required, are included. Classes are held at Foothills Recreation & Aquatic Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO SIGN UP EARLY! For more information, call 623-930-2838.

Lifeguard/CPR*/AED** for the Professional Rescuer Classes

(American Red Cross) — Glendale resident $125; Non-resident $150. Minimum age: 15 years old by the last day of your class. Pre-Test/Prerequisite: Red Cross level 4 swimming proficiency or equivalent. Pre-test will consist of swimming 300 yards continuously (100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 100 freestyle or breaststroke). Participants must also swim 20 yards from wall, retrieve a 10-pound brick from 7ft. of water and swim with the brick 20 yards back to the side of the pool within 1 minute 45 seconds. Class 1 - Winter Break Lifeguard/CPR/AED Code #536561-21 (Max 20 Participants) Bring your lunch for lunch break! Dec 19 (SA) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pre-test Dec 21 (M) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 22 (TU) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 23 (W) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 28 (M) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 29 (TU) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec 30 (W) 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Class 2 - Lifeguard/CPR/AED Code #536561-22 (Max 20 Participants) Feb 13 (SA) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pre-test Feb 15-19 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb 22-26 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Class 3 - Lifeguard /CPR/AED Code #536561-23 (Max 20 Participants) Feb 27 (SA) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pre-test Mar 1-5 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mar 8-12 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Class 4 - Spring Break Lifeguard/CPR/AED Code #536561-24 (Max 20 Participants) Bring your lunch for lunch break! Mar 13 (SA) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pre-test Mar 15-19 (M-F) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Class 5 - Lifeguard/CPR/AED Code #536561-25 (Max 20 Participants) Mar 20 (SA) 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Pre-test Mar 22-26 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mar 29-Apr 2 (M-F) 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training Class

(American Red Cross) — Glendale residents $125; Non-resident $150. Minimum age: 16 years old by the last day of class. Pre-Test/Prerequisite: Participants must have basic knowledge of and be able to properly demonstrate freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, elementary backstroke and sidestroke. Class 1 - WSI Code #536562-21 (Max 30 Participants) Apr 3 (SA) 10 a.m-6 p.m. Pretest & FIT Apr 5, 7, 8 (M/W/TH) 6:30-9:30p.m. Apr 10 (SA) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Apr 12,14,15 (M/W/TH) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Apr 19,21 (M/W) 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Class 2 - WSI Code #536562-22 (Max 30 Participants) Apr 17 (SA) 10a-6p Pretest & FIT Apr 20,22,23 (T/TH/F) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Apr 24 (SA) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Apr 26-29 (M/T/W/TH) 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 1 (SA) 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

* Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ** Automated External Defibrillator


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adaptive recreation

adaptive sports

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Special Olympics Softball *

Saturdays beginning Feb. 6 • 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Clarence B. Hayes Memorial Park, 9845 N.75th Dr./ Wednesdays beginning Mar. 3 for 8 weeks. • 6–7:30 p.m. at Ira Murphy Park, 7230 W. Cheryl Dr. • Ages 21+ (Players under 21 years old with prior softball experience may be considered.) Be a part of the fun and exciting Special Olympics program! Sign up at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson. $25 Sports Participation Fee. A completed medical release must be submitted. Questions? Call 623773-7436.

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Winter Bowling Bonanza

Sat., Feb. 6–Apr. 24 • 8:30–10:30 a.m. • Ages 7-21 Dust off that glove and join us for practices and games! This league features two divisions – Instructional or Competitive. Games are held at Clarence B. Hayes Memorial Park, 9845 N.75th Drive. This program is in cooperation with the cities of Glendale and Peoria and Rio Vista Little League. SIGN UP BY JAN. 29 at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson. Volunteer coaches and “buddies” are needed. Call Paula at 623773-7923 for details. $25 per person (includes ball cap and team shirt.) Sat., Jan. 2–Feb. 16 • 9–11 a.m. • Ages 8+ Make new friends, improve your game and enjoy the cheering and support of other participants! Parents, guardians and care givers are asked to assist those with special needs to make this a rewarding experience. Bowling ramps are available to registered bowlers. Sorry, but instruction is not provided. Questions? Call 623-930-4333. Glenfair Lanes Bowling Alley, 6110 N. 59th Ave. Glendale resident, $18 • Non-resident, $21 (includes the use of a bowling ball and shoes.) TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 20. Code # 451011-11

Adaptive Recreation offers specially designed activities for individuals with physical, mental, emotional or social disabilities. For complete details about Adaptive Recreation, please contact Katherine at 623-930-4333 or koconnor@glendaleaz.com. (Program refund requests must be made one week in advance of the activity.) * With the goal of enhancing programs for citizens with disabilities, the City of Glendale partners with the City of Peoria in the Glendale/Peoria Special Recreation Alliance program, which offers cooperative programs between the two cities.

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Sandlot Sports-Flag Football

Tuesdays, FEB. 2–MAR. 23. • 6-7 p.m. • Ages 8+ Focused on basic sport skill development and games in a non-competitive atmosphere. Parents and siblings are welcome to join in the fun! Paseo Raquet Ballfields, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd, Field 2. Glendale resident, $10 • Non-resident, $12. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 20. Code #461113-11

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Theatre Kidz

Thursdays, JAN. 14–MAR. 25 • 5:30-7 p.m. • Ages 8-22 If you enjoy singing, dancing and acting, then this is for you! Learn the basics of musical theatre, while developing motor and social skills. Questions? Call 623-930-4333. Glendale Adult Center Stage, 5970 W. Brown St. Glendale resident, $20 • Non-resident, $24. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 20. Code #461112-11

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Meet and Greet Night

Wednesday, MAR. 10 • 7-8 p.m. FREE! Come and learn about all the activities that the cities of Peoria and Glendale have to offer in Adaptive Recreation! Light refreshments will be served. Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson St.

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Bingo Night

Friday, MAR. 26 • 7-9 p.m. • Ages 10+ Get the family and head to the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson St. for an evening of fun and prizes.$5 per family. Each family member will receive two bingo cards. For more information, call 623-773-7436 ——————————————————————————————

MIKID Support Group MIKID (Mentally Ill Kids in Distress) is a support group for those who are raising a child with behavioral or mental health issues. MIKID employs professionally trained staff who offer services to families who are challenged with finding support and assistance for their child. It meets 4:30-5:30 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. To register or for more information, contact Lara Whiting at 602-253-1240 or phoenix@mikid.org.

Glendale Adaptive Advisory Committee Help us plan and organize programs or share a special talent and volunteer! Our committee’s goal is to expand the Glendale Parks and Recreation Department’s adaptive program to include more opportunities for children and youth of all abilities. We meet the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. For more information, contact David Seid at 623930-4334 or dseid@glendaleaz.com.

Adult Men’s BASKETBALL League SIGN UP: JANUARY 25-29 BEGINS: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23 Glendale Resident Teams (Minimum 3 Glendale residents): $390 • Non-Resident Teams: $460. (Includes 10 regular-season games, double-elimination tournament, administrative fees, equipment, lights, gym facility, awards for winning teams, 2 officials and site staff.) Mandatory Managers Meeting: Wednesday, February 17, at 6:45 p.m. in room B-2 at City Hall, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. All teams will be required to have one team representative at the meeting. Any team not represented will forfeit their first two scheduled games. Days/Location: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Gym location is based on availability. Number of Teams: 6 maximum.

Adult Coed SAND VOLLEYBALL League SIGN UP: JANUARY 25-29 BEGINS: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26 Glendale Resident Teams (Minimum 2 Glendale residents): $75 • Non-Resident Teams: $90. (Includes 21 regular-season games, tournament, administrative fees, sand courts with lights, awards and site supervision. Awards are based on the number of teams registered.) Mandatory Managers Meeting: Wednesday, February 17, at 6 p.m. in room B-2 at City Hall, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. All teams will be required to have one team representative at the meeting. Any team not represented will forfeit their first scheduled game. Days/Location/Format: Friday evenings at Sahuaro Ranch Park, 59th Ave. and Mountain View Rd. The league is round-robin play with season-ending tournament. Number of Teams: 8 maximum, 4 minimum.

Adult 4 Man Flag FOOTBALL League SIGN UP: FEBRUARY 8-12 BEGINS: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28 Glendale Resident Teams (Minimum 2 Glendale residents): $265 • Non-Resident Teams: $320. (Includes 10 regular-season games, double-elimination tournament, administrative fees, equipment, lights, awards for winning teams, officials and site staff.) Mandatory Managers Meeting: Thursday, February 25, at 6 p.m. in room B-2 at City Hall, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. All teams will be required to have one representative at the meeting. Any team not represented will forfeit their first scheduled game. Day/Location: Sundays at a Glendale location to be announced. Number of Teams: 16 maximum, 8 minimum.

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Questions? Contact Mike Davis at mdavis@glendaleaz.com or 623-930-2841.

LEAGUE SIGN UP TAKES PLACE ON THE DATES NOTED UNDER EACH SPORT, at the Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 Adult Sports, please contact Mike D. at 623-930-2841 or email mdavis@glendaleaz.com. Adult Sports program participants must be age 18 or older. 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.)

Adult SOFTBALL Leagues SIGN UP starts: January 20 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, at the City Council Chambers, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. 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 off coupon for league sign up. Meeting topics will include league format, rule changes, sign up and lottery information. SIGN UP PACKETS will be available at the Glendale Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., beginning January 21. For more information, call 623-930-2841. SIGN UP FOR RETURNING TEAMS FOR SPRING 2010: Due to major renovations being done to the Sahuaro Ranch Sports Complex from January 4–July 31, there will be limited fields available this season. Games played on Fridays and Sundays will be at the Foothills Sports Complex fields #1 and #2 or the Paseo Sports Complex fields # 1 and #4. Games played on Mondays –Thursdays will be played at the Paseo Sports Complex fields #1 and #4. All Returning teams who attend the mandatory coaches meeting held on Wednesday, January 20 at 6 p.m. will be required to lottery for all available team spots. Due to minimal playing fields, any returning team that does not obtain a spot to play in the 2010 spring season will still have returning team status for the 2010 fall season. Roster and Temporary Receipt Deadlines: Returning teams roster and temporary receipt will be due upon registration January 21–27 in the Parks & Recreation office, 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301 (weekdays only). New team packets with roster and temporary receipt are due WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, BY 5 P.M. New team registration/lottery will be held on SATURDAY, JANUARY 30. Confirm residents: New teams who choose to be a resident team may call 623-930-2841 on or after January 28 to confirm team’s resident status. Returning and Glendale Resident Teams: $475 • Non-resident Teams: $565. Fee includes double-header, 14-game regular season; double-elimination tournament; administrative fees; softballs; lights; awards for winning teams; officials and field staff. A $50 off coupon is available to teams who attend the organizational meeting. The above listed rates do NOT include the coupon 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 double-header format one night a week at the following days and locations. (PSC = Paseo Sports Complex, 63rd Ave & Thunderbird Rd., FSC = Foothills Sports Complex, 57th Ave & Union Hills Dr.) League Night Park Starts Men’s D.............. Tuesday ...............PSC ................2/16 Men’s D........... Wednesday..............PSC.................2/17 Men’s C............. Thursday................PSC.................2/18 Coed C/D.............Monday.................PSC.................2/22

League Night Park Starts Coed C/D.............. Friday................ PSC............... 2/12 Coed B/C.............. Friday................ FSC............... 2/12 Coed B/C............. Sunday............... FSC............... 2/14 Coed C/D............. Sunday............... PSC............... 2/14


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5600 W. Union Hills Dr. 623-930-4600 www.glendaleaz.com/ foothillscenter FREE community areas including the Lobby and Activity Room are available 7 days a week. Watch your favorite program on one of our big screen TV’s.

Foothills Fitness Fitness Center — Available to Recreation Pass holders, this is a great place to improve overall health and well-being. The Center includes strength training, cardio, free weights, a warm-up/stretching area and an indoor track. For an added fee, certified personal trainers and a nutritionist are also available. For more information, call 623-930-4624. Adult Coed Racquetball Leagues (For current monthly or annual Recreation Pass holders) — For a challenging and energetic game of racquetball, consider joining one of our points-based leagues organized by our racquetball pro. League play is Monday (starting January 25) or Wednesday (starting January 20) from 6-8 p.m. $24 Resident / $30 Non-resident. Call Jackie at 623-930-4608 for more information.

Recreation CENTER Hours M-F: 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. SA: 7 a.m.-8 p.m. SU: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Holidays as posted

Volunteer Opportunities For details, call 623-930-4609 or stop at the Front Desk. _________________________________________________________________________

CHECK OUT OUR GREAT RENTAL FACILITIES! – Perfect for your next party, event or business meeting. Our great facility features a variety of room sizes, as well as audio visual, microphone and network capabilities. For details call 623-9304609. Our year-round heated pool is also available for rental. For details, call 623-930-4608.

Foothills Aquatics Aquatic Classes – Work all of your muscle groups in a low-impact setting while enhancing your swimming skills. All deep water aerobic classes are held in the lap pool or diving well. Aqua belts, kickboards and noodles are provided. Registration begins December 18. Adult private swim lessons are also available. For details, call Debbie at 623-930-4607 or Jackie at 623-930-4608. Fitness Lap Swimming (Included with a Recreation Pass) – Offered year-round, monthly schedules are available at the front desk or online at glendaleaz.com/foothillscenter.

Turtle Club While you enjoy the amenities of the Foothills Center, the Turtle Club child care center provides a fun, supervised environment for your children ages 2 to 9. Make new friends and enjoy a variety of activities. The Turtle Club has half hour or hourly rates. Call Jackie at 623-930-4608 for details.


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Foothills Happenings Foothills Health Fair – Saturday, January 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Start your year right and join us at the Foothills Health Fair, featuring a variety of vendors with health-oriented information and products. Questions? Call Jackie at 623-930-4608. Free ADMISSION!

Family

Family 3rd Annual Foothills After Hours – MARCH 13, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Join us as we open special areas of the Center for some after hours activities including Wii tournaments, ping pong, corn toss, music and access to the gymnasium, activity room and rock wall! Please wear gym shoes and gym attire. It’s for all ages, but those under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. $2 Resident / $3 Non-residents. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Darren at 623-930-4610 for more information. 3rd Annual Santa’s Workshop – Saturday, December 12, from 10 a.m.-Noon. Kids of all ages are invited to this special event where they can purchase holiday presents (everything is $1) for their friends, family or even their pets and also take a picture with Santa for $1 too! Santa’s elves will be on site to wrap their selection in holiday wrapping paper. Arrive early for the best selection of items. For more information call Darren at 623-930-4610.

Purchase your Foothills Recreation Pass today!

Purchase your pass at the Center by using Visa, MasterCard or American Express OR call 623-930-4600. No contracts. NO joining fees. A Recreation Pass features basic aerobic classes, scheduled fitness lap swimming, recreational basketball, badminton, volleyball, Wally Ball as well as use of the fitness center, rock wall, walking/jogging track, racquetball courts, activity room, lounge area and locker facilities. Stop in for a tour! NOTE: Following payment and registration, stop by the front desk on your first visit and complete the required paperwork and request to have your picture taken for your facility ID.

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Thursdays, 6-8th Grades at 6-7:30 p.m., 9-12th Grades at 7:30-9 p.m. Join us for different games and tournaments, such as dodge ball or 3-on-3 basketball tournaments every Thursday evening, excluding holidays. Foothills Pass required for participation. (Day Passes can be purchased at the front desk.) No pre-registration required. Contact Darren at 623-930-4610 for more information.

Adult Points Based Poker League – Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m., beginning January 25. If you’re an avid fan of poker and can’t find a place to play or a beginner looking for a relaxed environment to learn the game, join us for this recreational 9-week league that includes 8 regular season games and an end-of-the-season tournament. Ages 18+. $15 Resident, $19 Non-resident. Fee covers cards, chips and miscellaneous supplies. Questions? Call Manny at 623-930-4609.

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Holiday Gift Card

———————————————————— Give your friend or loved one the gift of health. Purchase a personal training or nutrition session, a special interest class or a pass to fit their needs. To purchase a gift card or for additional information, just stop at the Foothills front desk.

Foothills Recreation Pass Rates Residency is based on physical address and a current City of Glendale water bill. Picture identification will be required. Recreation passes are valid for 1-year from the date of purchase.

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Adult

Glendale Resident...... $35.......... $350.......... $60.......... $120...........$5 Non-Resident............. $42.......... $420.......... $72.......... $144...........$6

Non Prime Time (9-11 a.m. / 2-4 p.m.)

Glendale Resident...... $25.......... $250...........N/A........... N/A............$4 Non-Resident ............ $30.......... $300...........N/A........... N/A............$5

2 Person (Any two people residing at the same address)

Glendale Resident ..... $55.......... $550...........N/A........... N/A..........N/A Non-Resident ............ $66.......... $660...........N/A........... N/A..........N/A

Family (Two related persons plus unlimited, unmarried, related children

residing at the same address, 20 years of age or younger) Glendale Resident...... $65.......... $650...........N/A........... N/A..........N/A Non-Resident............. $78.......... $780...........N/A........... N/A..........N/A

Student (Ages 13-19)

Glendale Resident...... $20.......... $200........ $37.50........ $75............$3 Non-Resident ............ $24 ......... $240.......... $45........... $90............$4

Youth (Ages 5-12)

Glendale Resident ..... $15.......... $150.......... $30........... $60.......$2.50 Non-Resident............. $18.......... $180.......... $36........... $72............$3

Senior (Ages 55+)

Glendale Resident...... $20.......... $200.......... $30........... $60............$4 Non-Resident............. $24.......... $240.......... $36........... $72............$5

Group/Corporate (Includes a maximum of 20 people, age 9 or older. The group will submit one form of payment for a monthly or annual pass when registering. Group/Corporate passes are non-transferable and may not be sold. No individual pass refunds or transfers allowed. Group/ Corporate pass holders must include 51% Glendale residents with proof of residency OR payment must be in the form of a company check from a Glendale business. This Glendale business must pay their taxes to the City of Glendale. Proof is required.) Glendale Resident..... $300........ $3000..........N/A........... N/A..........N/A


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5970 W. Brown St. • M-F: 8 a.m.-8 p.m • SA: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. (Closed Sunday) 623-930-4321 • GlendaleAZ.com/AdultCenter for your holiday shopping needs, be sure to check out the...

Gifts Plus Shop Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.– 2 p.m.

...in the Glendale Adult Center lobby. A unique shop where members place their crafts for sale. It’s the perfect place for holiday shopping!

Craft Time Activities (ages 18+) Knitting/Needlework

Bring your own needles and supplies and make items to donate to cancer patients. Yarn will be provided. Room 103. Wed., 1 to 3 p.m.

Sewing

Create items that will be donated to nursing homes, etc. Room 103, Wed., 9 a.m. to Noon.

Lapidary Workshop

Learn to cut and polish stones to create beautiful jewelry. $4 per session. Room 110. 8 a.m. to noon on Tues., Wed. and Thurs. and 4 to 7 p.m. on Thurs.

Ceramics

Learn about ceramics in a relaxed setting. Small firing fee charged. Room 105, Tues., 8 a.m.–Noon.

Faceting

Learn to cut/grind gems/precious stones. Room 110. $25 for class, $3 each lab time for 12 sessions. Open lab $4 per session. Tues., Wed. and Thurs., 1 to 5 p.m.

Sundance Wranglers Rehearsal Dance Class

Join us 6:30 to 8 p.m., Fridays, January 8 -February 26, for intermediate-advanced line dance with the Sundance Wranglers (who perform throughout the Valley). Room 107. Ages 18+. Resident: $15 • Non-resident: $18. TO SIGN UP, SEE PAGE 20. Code #451016-11

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hether you’re looking for a challenging activity, such as a fitness program, or just a friendly place to spend some time, the Glendale Adult Center is the place for you! Serving Glendale residents for over 25 years, we offer ages 18 years and over activities and programs for all abilities and participation levels – from dance classes to billiards, from card games to special events. Stop in and let us show you around. We’re located at 5970 W. Brown St., and while you’re here, pick up your FREE copy of our HORIZONS newsletter, detailing Center activities. We hope to see you soon! You may also check us out online at GlendaleAZ.com/AdultCenter. The Glendale Adult Center is open to both Glendale residents and non-residents. To ensure that Glendale Adult Center participants enjoy quality facilities and programming, an annual facility use fee is collected. The $10 resident and $15 non-resident fee (activity fees are additional), covers the cost of issuing participant ID badges and helps off-set facility and programming expenses. To join us, just stop at the front desk and a helpful staff member will assist you in becoming an active Glendale Adult Center participant.

Glendale Adult Center activities you can enjoy include working out in the fitness center, aerobics, pinochle, bingo, bridge, shuffleboard, billiards, ping pong, music, WII interactive sports games, weekly movies, a lunch program and more!


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community center YWCA SENIOR PROGRAM

@ the Glendale Community Center ...features FREE activities including arts ‘n’ crafts, sewing, health and beauty, bingo, billiards, field trips and more! The YWCA Senior Lunch Program offers hot meals for adults age 60+, Monday through Friday, 12-12:30 p.m. (Suggested contribution is $2 or whatever you can afford.) Please call 623-930-4700, 24 hours in advance.

YWCA Senior program hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and we’re located at 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. For more information, call 623-930-4700.

SENIOR SPECIAL eventS December 18

Holiday Party 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. February 12

Valentine’s Day Celebration

Come and vote for your 2009 King and Queen! 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

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In the heart of Glendale... “We make dreams a reality.”

Youth & Teen Programs For details on signing up for these great supervised youth and teen “drop-in” programs, parents or guardians can just stop in at the Center at 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd., Monday through Friday. Questions? Call 623-930-4700.

Youth Program / 1st–8th Grade Mon.–Fri., 3:45–6 p.m. ....featuring break dancing, foosball, Girl Scouts, billiards, arts and crafts, sports and more! Snack provided daily compliments of St. Mary’s/Westside Food Bank Alliance. For more information, see the G.R.A.S.P> information on page 9.

Teen Program / 9th–12th Grade Mon.–Fri., 5–8 p.m. ...featuring break dancing, hip hop, computer use, girl’s group and Teen Council, just to name a few.

GED Classes

FREE!

Facilitated through Arizona Calla-Teen Youth Resources, these classes take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon. Arizona Call-aTeen Youth Resources also provides free career exploration workshops that include resume writing, mock interviewing and post secondary education/ training with tuition assistance. To register, call 602-252-6721.

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. • 623-930-4700 • GlendaleAZ.com/ParksAndRecreation/Centers


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parks and facilities ....visit us at GlendaleAz.com/ParksandRecreation/ParksAndFacilities/

Small & Neighborhood Parks

Acoma, 53rd Ave. & Acoma Rd. Arrowhead Lakes, 56th Ave. & Mohawk Ln. Bicentennial, 71st Ave. & Missouri Ave. Butler, 57th Ave. & Alice Ave. Carmel, 52nd Dr. & Oraibi Dr. Cholla, 53rd Ave. & Cholla St. Clavelito, 53rd Ave. & Ocotillo Rd. Country Gables, 52nd Ave. & Country Gables Dr. Delicias, 48th Ave. & Orangewood Ave. Desert Garden, 71st Ave. & Ocotillo Rd. Desert Mirage, 87th Ave. & Maryland Ave. Desert Rose, 63rd Ave. & Kings Ave. Desert Valley, 61st Ave. & Sweetwater Ave. Discovery, 79th Ave. & Maryland Ave. Dos Lagos, 63rd Ave. & Utopia Rd. El Barrio, 54th Ave. & Ocotillo Rd. Gardenwood, 53rd Ave. & Orangewood Ave. Greenbriar, 69th Ave. & Greenbriar Dr. Greenway Granada, 73rd Ave. & Greenway Rd. Heritage, 55th Ave. & Mountain View Rd. Hillcrest, 71st Ave. & Hillcrest Blvd. Horizon, 47th Ave. & Diana Ave. Kings, 53rd Ave. & Kings Ave. Lawrence, 62nd Ave. & Lawrence Rd. Lions, 63rd Ave. & Frier Dr. Manistee Ranch, 52nd Ave. & Northern Ave. Maryland Lakes, 47th Ave. & Maryland Ave. Mary Silva, 45th Ave. & Marshall Ave. Memmingen, 49th Ave. & Cholla St. Mission, 47th Ave. & Sunnyslope Ln. Mondo, 57th Ave. & Hatcher Rd. Montara, 64th Ave. & Becker Ln. Murphy, 58th Ave. & Glendale Ave. Myrtle, 55th Ave. & Myrtle Ave. New World, 48th Dr. & Golden Ln. Oasis, 79th Ave. and Utopia Rd. Ocotillo Rose, 61st Ave. & Keim Rd. Pasadena, 87th Ave. & Pasadena Ave. Paseo Neighborhood, 14025 N. 63rd Ave. Plaza Rosa, 61st Ave. & Maryland Ave. Rovey, 47th Ave. & Rovey Ave. Sands, 55th Ave. & Orangewood Ave. Sierra Verde, 71st Ave. & Rose Garden Ln. Sonorita, 59th Ave. & Market St. Sunnyside, 63rd Ave. & Cholla St. Sunset, 45th Ave. and Mountain View Rd. Sunset Palms, 54th Ave. & Sweetwater Ave. Sunset Ridge, 87th Ave. & Missouri Ave. Sunset Vista, 64th Ave. & Villa Rita Dr. Sycamore Grove, 86th Ln. & Emil Rovey Pkwy. Tarrington Ranch, 63rd Ave. & Butler Dr. Tierra Buena, 57th Ave. & Tierra Buena Ln. Utopia, 72nd Ave. & Utopia Rd. Windsor, 63rd Ave. & Windsor Blvd. Unnamed, 79th Ave. & Orangewood Ave.

Community Parks

56a Bonsall North, 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 56b Bonsall South, 59th Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. 57 Chapparal, 57th Ave. & Greenbriar Dr. 58 Hidden Meadows, 76th Ave. & St. John Ave. 59 Northern Horizon, 63rd Ave. & Northern Ave. 60 O’Neil, 64th Ave. & Missouri Ave. 61 Orangewood, 71st Ave. & Orangewood Ave. 62 Paseo Racquet Center & Park, 63rd Ave. & Thunderbird Rd. 63 Rose Lane Park, 51st Ave. & Marlette Ave.

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Foothills, 57th Ave. & Union Hills Dr. Grand Canal Linear, 75th Ave. & Camelback to Bethany Home & New River Sahuaro Ranch, 59th Ave. & Mountain View Rd. Skunk Creek Linear, 51st Ave. & Utopia to 73rd Ave. & Greenway Rd. Thunderbird Paseo, 51st Ave. & Cactus to 72nd Ave. & Greenway Rd. Western Area Regional, 83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd.

Conservation Parks

70 Thunderbird, 59th Ave. & Pinnacle Peak Rd.

Recreation Centers A B C D E F

Community Center North, 14075 N. 59th Ave. Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St. Glendale Community Center, 5401 W. Ocotillo Rd. O’Neil Building, 6448 W. Missouri Ave. Rose Lane Building, 5003 W. Marlette Ave.

Aquatics (seasonal) B E F J K T

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W Union Hills Dr. O’Neil, 6448 W. Missouri Ave. Rose Lane Aquatics Center, 5003 W. Marlette Ave. Ironwood - at Ironwood H.S., 12603 N. 61st Ave. Cactus - at Cactus H.S., 15500 N. 63rd Ave. Splash Pad - 83rd Ave. & Berridge Ln.

Golf Courses

L Glen Lakes Municipal, 5450 W. Northern Ave. M Desert Mirage, 8710 W. Maryland Ave.

Other Facilities N O P Q R S T U

Glendale Amphitheater, 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Bridle Path, 51st Ave., Cactus to Bell roads Elsie McCarthy Sensory Garden, 55th Ave. & Morten Ave. Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd. Glendale Youth Sports Complex, 91st Ave. & Rovey Ave. Myrtle Avenue Cultural Gateway, Myrtle Ave. & Grand Ave. X-Court, 83rd Ave. & Bethany Home Rd. Foothills SK8 Court, 57th Ave. & Union Hills Rd.

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623-930-2820 M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Glendale Parks & Recreation 5850 W. Glendale Ave. M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Complete the Sign Up Form below and send it with your payment, along with a selfaddressed stamped envelope, to one of the locations noted on the form.

623-930-4600 M–F: 7 a.m.–9 p.m. SA: 8 a.m.–7 p.m. SU: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

– just follow the easy to use, online instructions! To set up your online account, call 623-930-2820.

– have class/activity information ready. Pay with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

Pay with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. M–F: 7 a.m.–9 p.m. SA: 8 a.m.–7 p.m. SU: 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Pay with VISA, MasterCard, American Express, cash, check or money order payable to City of Glendale.

Pay with check or money order payable to City of Glendale.

After you sign up, you will receive a printed confirmation of your class/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 623-930-2820. 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 class/activity roster. All classes and activities are subject to change depending upon instructor availability and 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 CURRENT cancellation / refund policy, see page 34. All information is subject to change without notice. Some fees do not include materials or supplies. Estimated cost of the materials or supplies will vary with quality and quantity used. For assistance, call 623-930-4600 or 623-930-2820. For Class Legend and Locations, see page 23.

For special accommodations, call 623-930-4613. Hearing impaired can call the TDD at 623-930-2197.

Sign Up Form

Make check or money order payable to: City of Glendale.

ADULT NAME

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ADDRESS

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MAIL or BRING to one of these locations: – Glendale Parks & Recreation 5850 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301 – Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center 5600 W. Union Hills Dr., Glendale, AZ 85308

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The city of Glendale Parks and Recreation Department prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and/or disabling conditions, such as, but not limited to, human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in its programs and activities. Complaints alleging discrimination may be filed with either the Glendale Parks and Recreation Department or the Director of Equal Opportunity Program, National Park Service, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, D.C. 20013-7127.

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special interest classes

SIGN UP NOW... See page 20.

Advance sign up is required. For class locations and legend, see page 23. Questions? Call Lori Palmer 623-930-4613.

Mark YOUR class selections! Keep track of the classes you want to take by marking their box — then see page 20 for fast and easy sign up!

cultural arts

– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

PORTRAIT PAINTING In this introductory class, you’ll create lively and brilliant colored portraits. Learn value, tone, art principles involved in painting and more. For supply list, call 623-878-5932 prior to first class. 3 hours. Instructor: KIMBLE. Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. JAN 6 FEB 24

W 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS) W 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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ART DISCOVERY Explore your creative side using a variety of mediums — pottery, painting, glass art, mosaics, drawing and more! $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy instructor). Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 19 JAN 21 FEB 16

TU 7 PM (4 WEEKS) TH 6:30 PM (4 WEEKS) TU 7 PM (4 WEEKS)

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GLASS FUSION JEWELRY Create a set of jewels as unique as you! Colored glass is layered and kiln fired to create a beautiful glass pendant and set of matching earrings. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy instructor). Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. MAR 23 TU 8 PM (1 DAY) MAR 30 TU 8 PM (1 DAY)

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ETCHING CLASS Make a beautiful glass cake dish that can be used for cakes or cookies. Learn to make beautiful designs using glass etching stencils, etching cream and rubber stamps. $15 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. Resident: $28 • Nonresident: $34. FEB 7

SU 12:30 PM (1 DAY)

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DRAWING - SPECIALIZING IN PORTRAITS Learn to draw portraits in pencil with easy-to-follow instructions. If you really want to, you can — with a hands-on instructor. For class supply list, call 623-972-5570. No class Feb. 15. 2 hours. Instructor: FRANCIS. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. JAN 25

M 10 AM (8 WEEKS)

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OIL/ACRYLICS PAINTING Color composition, control of values, brush strokes and more are highlighted in this class. Expect lively class interaction in a relaxed atmosphere. Instructor will call prior to first class with supply list or call 623-878-5932. 3 hours. Instructor: KIMBLE. Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. JAN 5 FEB 23

TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS) TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS)

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INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING Explore a variety of drawing techniques including shading, blending, perspective and composition. Projects include drawing objects, still life, landscape, anatomy and more. Bring pencil/ paper to the first class; materials list will be discussed. 3 hours. Instructor: EISENBERG. Resident: $62 • Non-resident: $74. JAN 12 FEB 23

TU 6:45 PM (6 WEEKS) TU 6:45 PM (6 WEEKS)

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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. Bring your paints, brushes and canvas to the first class. 2-½ hours. Instructor: MARTIN. Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. JAN 7 FEB 18

TH 6 PM (6 WEEKS) TH 6 PM (6 WEEKS)

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POTTERY WHEEL THROWING Discover the steps to successful pottery wheel throwing. Throw a lidded dish, large serving bowl and large vase. Class is limited to 4 students. Ages 16+. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 2-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy instructor). Resident: $115 • Non-resident: $138. JAN 23 FEB 20

SA 9 AM (3 WEEKS) SA 9 AM (3 WEEKS)

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TOLE PAINTING ‘N’ MORE Learn decorative painting techniques while making hand painted ornaments. All skill levels will enjoy this class. Ages 16+. $35 for wood/pictures/copies will be collected. Supply list of paint and brushes needed, will be handed out at the first class. 2 hours. Instructor: JOHNSON. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. JAN 19 TU 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) CONTINUING TOLE: JAN 22 F 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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music

– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

INSTANT PIANO FOR HOPELESSLY BUSY PEOPLE Regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. In this lecture/demonstration class, you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song, any style, any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you know enough. Topics include how chords work, time signatures and more. Workbook and practice CD or cassette included. Ages 18+. 3 hours. Beginners can request a free pamphlet by sending a SASE to Innovative Keyboard Instruction, 2841 S. Southwind Dr., Gilbert, AZ 85295. Instructor: COFFMAN. Resident: $57 • Non-resident: $68. JAN 15

F 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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ELEMENTS® AMAZING ELECTRONIC PIANO-KEYBOARD / Adult Level 1 From the Beatles to Bach, from Broadway hits like Cats to movie themes from Titanic. This unique, award-winning method teaches keyboard skills on real songs you know and love. The program uses brilliantly conceived visual tools that show students how music works. Keyboards and all materials are provided for classroom use. 1 hour. Instructor: ELEMENTS STAFF. Glendale resident: $99 • Non-resident: $119. JAN 12

TU 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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languages

– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

ITALIAN BEGINNING: Start speaking Italian from the very first lesson. Learn conversational Italian for immediate application and effective results. Whether you want to learn Italian for your next vacation or for personal enrichment, this class will get you started. CONTINUING: For those who have competed beginning Italian or already know some of the basics. Ages 14+. $50 collected at the first class for textbook/CD. No class Feb. 15. Beginning: 1 hour, 20 minutes; Continuing: 1-½ hours. Instructor: TOFANI (native Italian instructor). Resident: $54 • Non-resident: $64. BEGINNING ITALIAN: JAN 25 M 6 PM (8 WEEKS) CONTINUING ITALIAN: JAN 25 M 7:30 PM (8 WEEKS)

JAN 13 FEB 24

W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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BEGINNING GUITAR Bring your acoustic guitar and make music! Learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. Ages 15+. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 14 FEB 25

TH 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) TH 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-204 FC-204

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BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR Bring your guitar and learn basic chords, strums, how to read music and more! $7 book fee collected at the first class. Ages 12+. 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. Resident: $68 • Non-resident: $82. JAN 16 JAN 16

SA 10:30 AM (8 WEEKS) SA 1:30 PM (8 WEEKS)

AC-102 FC-204

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JUST ONCE GUITAR FOR BUSY PEOPLE Ever wanted to learn the guitar but found it difficult to find the time? Bring your guitar, and in a few hours learn enough to give you years of musical enjoyment! This crash course teaches basic chords and gets you playing along with your favorite songs. Workbook and practice DVD included. Class limited to 15 students. Ages 13+. 2-½ hours. Instructor: COFFMAN. Resident: $57 • Non-resident: $68. JAN 8

F 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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CONVERSATIONAL GERMAN Learn essential German vocabulary for use in everyday life, including correct pronunciation and idiom usage. Bring notetaking materials and the textbook, Communicating In German (novice/elementary level), by Lois M. Feuerle and Conrad J. Schmitt (ISBN-13: 9780070569348), to the first class. No class Jan. 18. 1-½ hours. Instructor: GUNNERY. Resident: $54 • Non-resident: $65. JAN 11

SINGING FOR ADULTS Enjoy learning voice technique, projection, posture, presentation, song interpretation, note reading and the opportunity to perform as a soloist and in an ensemble. Ages 15+. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78.

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M/W 6:30 PM (4 WEEKS)

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SPANISH I & II SPANISH I: Learn greetings, days of the week and more. Emphasizes basic sounds of the alphabet, vowels and phrases. Verb usage and grammar will be introduced. SPANISH II: For those who have taken Spanish I or have prior Spanish instruction. Ages 14+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DAVIS. Resident: $46 • Non-resident: $55. SPANISH I: FEB 11 TH 6 PM (8 WEEKS) SPANISH II: FEB 11 TH 7:30 PM (8 WEEKS)

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FRENCH FOR FUN AND TRAVEL FRENCH I: Introductory class teaches you to speak French from day one. Class will cover basic greetings and expressions, numbers, colors, clothing, family members, food and more. Proper pronunciation will be stressed along with useful vocabulary, songs and insights into the French culture. 1-½ hours. Instructor: KLEIN. Resident: $64 • Non-resident: $77. FEB 4

TH 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

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computer

– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

INTRO TO COMPUTERS Learn through hands-on application and get answers to your questions about basic computer operations, applications and basic internet. Improve computer skills and knowledge and learn new tricks and short cuts. 2 hours. Instructor: SMITH. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. JAN 11 JAN 19 FEB 16

M/W 10 AM (2 DAYS) TU/TH 6 PM (2 DAYS) TU/TH 6 PM (2 DAYS)

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special interest classes locations AC

Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St.

ACOMA

Acoma Park, 53rd Ave. & Acoma Rd.

AKMA

The Academy of Martial Arts, 4740 W. Glendale Ave.

AZSK

FC

Arizona Shotokan Karate, 5815 W. Glendale Ave.

CCN

Community Center North, 14075 N. 59th Ave.

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Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.

T-BIRD

ACOMA CCN PASEO

GLMGC

Glen Lakes Municipal Golf Course, 5450 W. Northern Ave.

LEAP

Leap of Faith Performance Arts Center, 10820 N. 43rd Ave.

OSDA

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On Stage Dance Academy, 6666 W. Peoria Ave. #116

PASEO

Paseo Racquet Center, 6268 W. Thunderbird Rd.

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Peoria Polar, 15829 N. 83rd Ave. (formerly Desert Schools Coyotes Center/Polar Ice)

T-BIRD

Thunderbird Paseo Park, 67th Ave. just south of Greenway Rd.

legend SEP 24 TU 6 PM (6 WEEKS)

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A: Check Box: Keep track of the classes you want to take by checking the box. B: Start date of class

The City of Glendale strives to hire the most qualified instructors to teach our Special Interest Classes. 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 the 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.

C: Day(s) class is held TU=Tuesday W=Wednesday F=Friday SA=Saturday

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INTRO TO COMPUTERS 2: GETTING TO KNOW WINDOWS Designed around your questions, while providing hands-on answers about Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and other Windows applications. Learn new tricks and short cuts. 2 hours. Instructor: SMITH. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36.

Sign up details on page 20.

JAN 25 FEB 2 FEB 23

M/W 10 AM (2 DAYS) TU/TH 6 PM (2 DAYS) TU/TH 6 PM (2 DAYS)

AC-100 AC-100 AC-100

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COMPUTER SCANNING MADE EASY Learn to scan images and documents, about editing techniques, how to import images into other programs and how to save images and documents in print and internet formats. Please bring documents or photos to be scanned. Ages 18+. 2 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $25 • Non-resident: $30. JAN 27

W 2:00 PM (1 DAY)

AC-100

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INTERNET & E-MAIL This class is based on your questions about the internet and e-mail. Learn about links, homepages, cookies, how to be safe on the web, how to setup and use an e-mail account, send documents, download pictures and more. 2-½ hours. Instructor: SMITH. Resident: $25 • Non-resident: $30. JAN 20 FEB 9

W 9 AM (1 DAY) T 5:30 PM (1 DAY)

AC-100 AC-100

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EXCEL Have your questions answered. Learn to setup a spreadsheet, enter data and formulas, format text and values, use sort tools, create graphs and charts, save and print your spreadsheet and more! 2-½ hours. Instructor: SMITH. Resident: $25 • Nonresident: $30.

JAN 12 FEB 1 MAR 2

TU 9 AM (1 DAY) M 5:30 PM (1 DAY) TU 5:30 PM (1 DAY)

AC-100 AC-100 AC-100

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MICROSOFT WORD Have your questions answered. Learn to use menus and toolbars, format letters/labels, save and print your documents, import pictures, how to use the Paint program and more! 2-½ hours. Instructor: SMITH. Resident: $25 • Non-resident: $30. JAN 14 FEB 10

TH 5:30 PM (1 DAY) W 9 AM (1 DAY)

AC-100 AC-100

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personal development – ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

TAX PLANNING FOR 2010 Learn the latest tax guidelines and how they affect you. You’ll discover the biggest mistakes to avoid, 5 steps to easily reduce your taxes and whether or not it makes sense to use a professional or do it yourself. April 15 will be here before you know it! Ages 18+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: MELVIN. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. FEB 2 FEB 16 MAR 2

TU 6:30 PM (1 DAY) TU 6:30 PM (1 DAY) TU 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUSTS, WILLS & PROBATE Establish or refine your financial and estate planning goals. Learn to avoid probate; the ins and outs of wills, trusts, living wills and powers of attorney; dangers of joint ownership; power and risks of community property; how to protect your assets and more. Ages 18+. 2-½ hours. Instructor: HARNDEN (CPA, CFP, PFS). Resident: $15 • Non-resident: $18. JAN 27

W 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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INTRODUCTION TO VOICEOVERS

Ever wanted to be the voice everyone hears on commercials and documentaries? This fun, interactive class covers details of the industry, the importance of marketing and of a demo tape. You’ll be coached and recorded for a personal evaluation. Be warned, many who have taken this class, have gone on to become real, bona-fide professional voice actors! Ages 18+. 2 hours. Instructor: VOICES FOR ALL STAFF (taught by a professional voice actor). Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. MAR 10 W 7:00 PM (1 DAY) FC-210 #251127-01

PERFECT BLACKJACK Learn the basic strategy of blackjack, along with the simple plus/minus point count system. This fun class will simulate casino play while learning these “Bringing Down the House” techniques. Participants receive “Basic Strategy” chart and Nevada casino playing cards. Ages 21+. 1 hour. Instructor: RENNER (former casino junkets representative and professional blackjack trainer). Resident: $21 • Non-resident: $25. JAN 14 TH 7 PM (6 WEEKS)

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FABULOUS FAUX FOR BORING WALLS Save thousands of dollars and create professional looking walls, even if you are a beginner. Learn this fast and easy approach along with tricks of the trade to make your walls look like suede/ leather, stone or old-world plaster. Faux kit will be provided. Wear clothes to paint in. 2-½ hours. Instructor: COFFMAN. Resident: $58 • Non-resident: $70. JAN 15

F 6:00 PM (1 DAY)

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LIFE PLANNING 101 Your life is a journey that you can plan. Join us as we discover how to create your personal life plan. You will have a detailed plan that is designed to guide you. Instructor will collect $5 for materials at the first class. 1-¼ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. MAR 23 TU 6:30 PM (2 WEEKS)

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EMOTIONAL FREEDOM TECHNIQUE (EFT) FOR PAIN RELEASE EFT is known as Emotional Acupuncture and can be used for situations that cause individual stress. As one experiences physical discomfort, emotions can become distressed. This holistic technique can be a valuable tool to work through discomfort and stress. Ages 18+. 2 hours. Instructor: LOVE. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. FEB 8

M 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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GUIDED IMAGERY FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING Learn to use imagination/mental rehearsal to create improved health and well-being. This class will teach the steps of selfhypnosis and will conduct a group guided imagery session, allowing you to experience the mental benefits of altered states of consciousness. Bring a mat and pillow for session. Ages 18+. 2 hours. Instructor: LOVE (Certified Hypnotherapist). Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. MAR 15 M 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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WHAT EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY When should I take my Social Security benefits? Should I continue to work while collecting Social Security? How is my benefit amount determined? How do I minimize the tax on Social Security? Get the answers and discuss strategies to position yourself for YOUR Social Security benefits. Ages 18+. 1½ hours. Instructor: URBANOWICZ (EA, CCPS). Resident: $15 • Non-resident: $18. JAN 14 TH 6:30 PM (1 DAY) FEB 9 TU 6:30 PM (1 DAY) MAR 30 TU 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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AROMATHERAPY FOR COUPLES Learn about essential oils that can bring people closer and reduce stress. Each person will massage their partner using pure, plant-based aromatic oils. A relaxing, soothing exercise will also be experienced. Receive a booklet containing information on the oils covered. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat and towel. Each paid participant may bring a partner. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $28 • Non-resident: $34.

CPR AND FIRST AID TRAINING Be prepared in an emergency! Learn basic CPR and first aid — providing you 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 is offered for an additional $5, payable at class. Ages 12+. 3 hours. Instructor: TUTRONE. Resident: $34 • Non-resident: $41.

HOLISTIC WEIGHT REDUCTION Through hypnotherapy and acupressure, you’ll recognize the ability of your subconscious in creating self-control and discipline. The instructor combines hypnotherapy, acupressure and muscle testing for a structured approach, bringing longterm results for your weight management program. You will receive Terri Love’s Permanent Weight Reduction CD. Please bring a mat and pillow. Ages 18+. 2-½ hours. Instructor: LOVE. Resident: $75 • Non-resident: $90.

MYSTERY SHOPPING Looking for some extra income? Learn what mystery shopping is, how to get started and how to get assignments and evaluate places such as restaurants, drug stores, gas stations, etc. Class is based on the experience of the instructor, who has been in the field for over 10 years. Ages 18+. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $28 • Non-resident: $34.

MAR 4

TH 5:30 PM (1 DAY)

JAN 11 & 25 M 6:30 PM (2 DAYS)

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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Learn basic and advanced features of digital cameras in a hands-on, easy-to-understand approach. We’ll discuss the principles behind the symbols in the camera and their functions as it relates to picture taking. Please bring a digital camera (with the ability to be manually set) along with the owner’s manual. A handy, comprehensive booklet will be provided. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $46 • Non-resident: $55. MAR 1 M 5:30 PM (2 WEEKS) FC-210 #211103-01

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS Designed for those who have just purchased a digital camera or looking to purchase one in the near future. Covers basic functions, terms, assessing the camera and what features are best suited for your needs. A handy, comprehensive booklet will be provided. 3-½ hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $28 • Non-resident: $34. JAN 26

TU 10 AM (1 DAY)

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DOG BEHAVIOR TRAINING / PUPPY CLASS Train your dog using friendly, nonviolent techniques. Sit, stay, come, down, walking on a leash, behavior topics (yours and the dog’s), solving problems such as chewing, barking, biting, jumping, digging, “separation anxiety” and more are covered. Bring your dog, leash, treats in small pieces, water bowl, water, your dog’s favorite toy and any training equipment already in use. Comprehensive class manual and training aid included. Handlers 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. PUPPY CLASS meets AKC requirements for therapy or work dogs in training guidelines. Instructor: SPENCER-SNIDER. Dog Behavior Training - Resident: $63 • Non-resident: $76. Puppy Class - Resident: $90 • Non-resident: $108.

DOG BEHAVIOR CLASSES (1-½ hours): Dogs must be at least five months old and have proof of shots. JAN 19 TU 8 PM (4 WEEKS) ACOMA #151187-01 JAN 23 SA 10:30 AM (4 WEEKS) T-BIRD #151187-02 PUPPY CLASS (1 hour): Puppy must be 3 to 6 months old. JAN 23 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) T-BIRD #151186-01 Completed the class, but would like to continue? Have questions or problems? “Come when you can.” Call 602-861-9256 for information on times and fees. Class size is limited.

MEDITATION

Learn to meditate using a “Whitman’s Sampler” of techniques for dealing with stress, lowering blood pressure and improving well-being. Ages 16+. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1-½ hours. Instructor: CZUKOR. Resident: $48 • Non-resident: $58. JAN 11 M 1 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-208 #251164-01

JAN 13 FEB 10 MAR 9

JAN 20

W 6 PM (1 DAY) W 6 PM (1 DAY) TU 6 PM (1 DAY)

W 5:30 PM (1 DAY)

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ORGANIC GARDENING BASICS Enjoy delicious, healthy, home-grown fruits and vegetables freshly picked from your garden. Learn to prepare the soil, make compost and use organic fertilizers and soil amendments. Ages 18+. 4 hours. Instructor: SCHILLER. Resident: $30 • Nonresident: $36. JAN 19 JAN 26

TU 5:30 PM (1 DAY) TU 2 PM (1 DAY)

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BABY SIGN LANGUAGE Did you know that simple gestures such as waving bye-bye are a form of American Sign Language? These gestures can be exercised as early as 8 months of age. Learn simple signs that will help you communicate with your child. Understanding your child’s needs will help lessen your frustrations and increase the bond between the two of you. Babies are welcome! 1-½ hours. Instructor: WALES. Resident: $48 • Non-resident: $58. JAN 16

SA 11:00 AM (6 WEEKS)

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culinary arts

– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

CHILES RELLENOS Learn to make chiles rellenos with red sauce and Mexican rice. Impress your friends and family with this delicious dish made with poblano chiles and stuffed with monster cheese. Participants will prepare a dinner for four, so bring two big containers with you. $15 supply fee will be collected. 4 hours. Instructor: FINAN. Resident: $31 • Non-resident: $37. JAN 24

SU 11:30 AM (1 DAY)

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MEXICAN TAMALES! Learn to make homemade beef, chicken and sweet tamales. Make two types of tamales, one using the traditional Masa recipe and another with a low-fat recipe. Participants will take home a dozen tamales. $20 supply fee will be collected. 5 hours. Instructor: FINAN. Resident: $48 • Non-resident: $58. MAR 20 SA 2:30 PM (1 DAY)

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ARTISAN BREAD Love the aroma of fresh baked bread? Learn to bake delicious breads from around the world. Even if you have no experience making bread, you’ll discover its joys and unleash its mysteries. 2 hours. Instructor: BARBOUR. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 30 FEB 27

SA 2:30 PM (2 WEEKS) SA 2:30 PM (2 WEEKS)

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CAKE DECORATING Learn about icing, leveling, torting and making beautiful icing roses. “The Wilton Method of Cake Decorating” Student Kit Course I, available at Michaels, is required. Spanish is available on request. 3 hours. Instructor: FINAN. Resident: $62 • Non-resident: $74. JAN 23 FEB 20

SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS)

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HEALTHY DRESSINGS & DIPS Craving healthy snacks? This class will help you find something easy and healthy to make that you can dip and munch on. We will review conventional dips and learn how to make them healthy. Try these recipes during the next big game or pot luck. $30 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. FEB 9

T 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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HEALTHY COOKING (Gluten-Free) Want to learn how to cook a healthy meal? This hands-on class will show you how to cook using all natural ingredients. Learn about healthy oils and vinegars to make awesome homemade dressings, fast and healthy meal ideas, the differences between conventional meats/poultries versus organic options and learn to cook and prepare different types of pasta the natural way. $80 supply fee will be collected at first class. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $55 • Nonresident: $66.

SPRING DETOXIFICATION This is a power packed class about foods available in the spring that can aid in detoxification and ridding our bodies of winter sluggishness and prepare us for renewal, rejuvenation and growth. Combine specific fruits and vegetables for yummy juices and smoothies that will cleanse your blood, remove toxins and tone your body. A $40 supply fee will be collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42.

HEALTHY PIZZA NIGHT Learn to make quick, simple and delicious pizzas. This class will focus on making healthy traditional Greek and veggie pizzas by using ingredients like whole wheat, spelt and honey pizza dough. $20 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36.

CLASSICAL COOKING Learn fundamental techniques to prepare a meal for less than the price of fast food. Discover Italian basics like tomato sauces, side salads, breakfast alternatives, pilaf, risotto, meatballs, chicken parmesan and breading. A supply list will be handed out at the first class. $10 supply fee will be collected. No class February 15. 3 hours. Instructor: LONG. Resident: $72 • Nonresident: $86.

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VALENTINE AFFAIR Celebrate the day of love. Spice up the table with candles, red plates and great music and this easy to prepare, heart healthy meal and delectable dessert. A lovely Valentine’s Day dinner made fresh for singles and couples. $20 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. FEB 11

TH 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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WOULD YOU LIKE FRIES WITH THAT?

(Gluten-free) Fries don’t have to be bad for you! Learn to make healthy versions of sweet potato French fries. For those who can’t live without ketchup with fries, learn to make healthy ketchup without high fructose corn syrup. Dip away to your healthy heart’s content! A gluten-free class. A $30 supply fee will be collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. FEB 16 T 6:30 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #201142-01

SHHH! NO ONE HAS TO KNOW IT’S HEALTHY LASAGNA (Semi-gluten) Trying to get your family to eat vegetables can be a struggle. Sneak in vegetables to pump up the mineral and vitamin content. Learn to use various meats to cut the fat without compromising taste. $30 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. FEB 23

T 6:30 PM (1 DAY)

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ALTERNATIVE FLOURS AND HOW TO USE THEM

Heard a lot about alternative flours but not sure how to use them? Explore the health benefits of using coconut, spelt and rice flour and how to substitute them in recipes. This class will focus on learning techniques while making spelt blueberry muffins. A $30 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: LANGSTON. Resident: $30 • Non-resident: $36. MAR 2 T 6:30 PM (1 DAY) FC-KIT #201145-01

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M 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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SIMPLE STIR-FRY Learn basic stir-fry techniques to impress friends and family with popular stir fry dishes such as Kung Pao, house, curry chicken and chow mein. Never order to-go Chinese food again! $10 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 10 FEB 5 MAR 5

SU 1:00 PM (1 DAY) F 6:00 PM (1 DAY) F 6:00 PM (1 DAY)

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LET’S MAKE PASTA Learn how to make a variety of homemade pastas such as spinach and tomato. We’ll be preparing sauté shrimp pasta and roasted chicken with olive oil tossed pasta. It’s a lot of fun, easy to do and fresh pasta is out of this world! $10 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 17 FEB 12 FEB 28

SU 1:00 PM (1 DAY) F 6:00 PM (1 DAY) SU 1:00 PM (1 DAY)

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SEAFOOD 101 Having trouble preparing seafood dishes? Learn to identify and prepare popular fish dishes. With a little showing and a lot of doing, anybody can prepare fish like a restaurant chef. $10 supply fee will be collected. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 3 FEB 19

SU 1:00 PM (1 DAY) F 6:00 PM (1 DAY)

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AMAZING MARINADES Tired of preparing meat that tastes plain and dry? Ever wonder how meats from some restaurants are so tender and tasty? Marinade is the secret! Learn the basics of marinating and brining and bring marinade to a whole new level. $10 supply fee will be collected at class. 3 hours. Instructor: READY SET COOK. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 24 FEB 26

SU 1:00 PM (1 DAY) F 6:00 PM (1 DAY)

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– ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

THRILLER Michael Jackson, the “King of Pop,” captivated audiences with his unique style and dance moves. Learn the moves danced by the King himself. Learn the dance to one of the best known music videos of all time, Thriller. No partner needed. Ages 15+. No class January 18 & February 15. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. M 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) M 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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ZUMBA Experience it! Zumba is a Latin based, cardio dance fitness workout that’s fun, easy and effective for everyone! No dance background required. Ages 15+. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: Sowa. Resident: $34 • Non-resident: $41. JAN 4 JAN 9 MAR 1 FEB 27

M 7 PM (6 WEEKS) SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS) M 7 PM (6 WEEKS) SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS)

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BALLROOM 101 Learn to dance the classics such as the Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot and more. Learn correct posture, dance frame and footwork with poise and grace. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54.

BALLROOM 101: JAN 7 TH 7:10 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #231149-01 FEB 25 TH 7:10 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #231149-02 CONTINUING BALLROOM (must have already taken Ballroom 101): JAN 4 M 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #231146-01 MAR 1 M 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-100 #231146-02

INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE Learn the Rio, Bosa Nova, and more! 1 hour. Instructor: TERRY & ROSEMARY LUTZ. Resident: $20 • Non-resident: $24. FEB 4

TH 8:30 AM (8 WEEKS)

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LATIN TONE & TECHNIQUE Learn the movements and technique of the Samba, Rumba and more. Come dressed to sweat. Sneaker or Latin dance shoes will work. No partner needed. Ages 15+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 7 FEB 25

TH 8 PM (6 WEEKS) TH 8 PM (6 WEEKS)

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BELLY DANCE This dance form helps improve posture and flexibility, is low impact and appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Bring a scarf to tie around your hips and any type of dance wear to allow free movement. Pantyhose, socks or ballet slippers are suggested. Monthly performance opportunities available. Ages 10+. 1 hour. Instructor: GERHARDT-NAKARAT. Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. JAN 16

SA 10 AM (8 WEEKS)

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BEGINNING HIP HOP Get basic knowledge of hip hop styles of the past, present and future. Enjoy a positive, fun atmosphere while learning simple dance combinations. Ages 17+. 1 hour. Instructor: FRANE. Resident: $42 • Non-resident: $50. JAN 23

SA 12 PM (8 WEEKS)

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SWING DANCE (BALLROOM DANCE) Have fun learning the most popular steps in swing and add to steps you already know. Singles/couples welcome. 1 hour. Instructor: ROMANI (10+ years teaching experience). Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. SWING I: JAN 5 FEB 16 SWING II: JAN 5 FEB 16

TU 7:15 PM (6 WEEKS) TU 7:15 PM (6 WEEKS)

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TU 8:15 PM (6 WEEKS) TU 8:15 PM (6 WEEKS)

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BEGINNING SALSA DANCING Learn to find the rhythm to different Latin songs and the Cuban Motion (movement of your hips). You’ll be asked to rotate dance partners so you will get a grasp on leading and following. Ages 15+. 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. SALSA I: JAN 6 W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FEB 24 W 7:30 PM (6 WEEKS) SALSA II (Must have taken Salsa I): JAN 6 W 8:30 PM (6 WEEKS) FEB 24 W 8:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

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exercise /sports – ages 13 and over unless otherwise noted.

EXTREME CONDITIONING This class is designed to push you to your limits. Look forward to cardio conditioning, muscular and core strengthening, distance running, sprints and more. Expect to increase your endurance, strength, agility and speed, along with your self esteem and well being. Design your own workout schedule. 1 hour. Instructors: OLESON / SIEGREST (Valley fitness instructors with 15+ years experience). 1 class per week – Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. 2 classes per week - Resident: $100 • Non-resident: $120. 3 classes per week - Resident: $150 • Non-resident: $180. Unlimited classes per week - Resident: $200 • Nonresident: $240. JANUARY 25–MARCH 6 Select your start time. M: 9:30 AM / TU: 6 AM or 5:30 PM / W: 8:30 or 9:30 AM / TH: 6 AM / F: 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM / SA: 8 AM 1 CLASS PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-01 2 CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-02 3 CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-03 UNLIMITED CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-04 MARCH 8-APRIL 17 Select your start time. M: 9:30 AM / TU: 6 AM or 5:30 PM / W: 8:30 or 9:30 AM / TH: 6 AM / F: 9:30 AM or 5:30 PM / SA: 8 AM 1 CLASS PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-05 2 CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-06 3 CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-07 UNLIMITED CLASSES PER WEEK FC-GYM #241150-08

Reminder: See page 20 for sign up information.

HULA Aloha! Get a taste of Hawaii in the desert HULA: A great course to learn Hula basics. CONTINUING HULA: For those who have the basics and want to learn more. Bring something to wrap around your hips or a pa’u skirt. Ages 12+. 50 minutes. Instructor: SEGURITAN. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. HULA: JAN 12 TU 7 PM (6 WEEKS) CONTINUING HULA: JAN 12 TU 8:10 PM (6 WEEKS)

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A fun class that provides the basics of jazz dance, with emphasis on jazz moves, placement, alignment control and technique. 1 hour. Instructor: FRANE. Resident: $42 • Non-resident: $50. JAN 23 SA 1 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXA #231138-01


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MARTIAL ARTS -TAE KWON DO Learn martial arts in a positive and encouraging atmosphere. Learn self-defense while getting a workout and building a “Yes I Can” attitude for life. Ages 8+. 1 hour. Instructor: TEMPLEMAN. Resident: $25 • Non-resident: $30. JAN 8 FEB 5 MAR 5

F 7 PM (4 WEEKS) F 7 PM (4 WEEKS) F 7 PM (4 WEEKS)

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WOMEN’S MA-fit (MARTIAL ARTS FITNESS) This MA-fit body shaping program incorporates strength training, core ab training, stretching, martial arts leg exercises and cadio presented in a fun, energetic, learning environment. Each class is like a personal training session consisting of cardio warm up, stretching and flexibility exercises, leg development and strengthening exercises, upper body toning, abdominal training and concludes with breathing exercises and meditation. Work out at your own pace. Appropriate for beginner to advanced fitness levels. Bring an exercise mat, 3 lb. dumbbells, water bottle and towel. 45 minutes. Instructor: TORREZ. Resident: $95 • Non-resident: $114. JAN 12

TU/TH 8 PM (10 WEEKS)

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JUMP START FITNESS Start your day the healthy way! This early morning workout will give you the energy you need to make it through the day. Designed to meet every fitness level, you will see improvements in cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and endurance. You may also take advantage of special bonus workout days throughout the session. 1 hour. Instructor: DE LA MONTAIGNE. Resident: $160 • Non-resident: $192. JAN 4 FEB 15

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ICE SKATING LESSONS – TEEN/ADULT BEGINNER This class is for adults who wished they would have started skating sooner. You will be up and skating in 8 weeks. Forward and backwards, stopping, swizzles, dips and even a two-foot spin are taught. Rental skates are included. Ages 16+. 30 minutes. Instructor: PEORIA POLAR STAFF. Resident: $80 • Non-resident: $96. JAN 13 JAN 16

W 6:15 PM (8 WEEKS) SA 11:45 AM (8 WEEKS)

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TENNIS TENNIS I: For those who have played little or no tennis before. Learn the basic strokes to enjoy the game. TENNIS II: For those who have graduated from the beginner’s course or who haven’t played for a while and need a refresher. Learn advanced strokes, scoring and playing strategies. Ages 19+. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER PROFESSIONALS. Resident: $51 • Non-resident: $61. TENNIS I: JAN 13 TENNIS II: JAN 13

W 6:30 PM (8 WEEKS)

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BOOT CAMP – GET IN SHAPE A certified fitness trainer leads you through resistance and cardiovascular training, abdominal workouts and nutritional guidance. Join other boot campers in this motivational, encouraging and fun environment. Don’t let the name scare you! No matter what your fitness level, this will be an effective workout for you. 1 hour. Instructor: OLONA. Resident: $100 • Non-resident: $120. JAN 11 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA FEB 15 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA MAR 22 M/W/TH 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) FC-EXA

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GOLF 101

It‘s never too late to learn the game you can play the rest of your life. Learn the FUNdamentals of all phases of the game including grip, swing, chipping, putting, balance, posture, short game, sand game, rules and etiquette. Ages 18+. 1-½ hours. Instructor: SWARTZ. Resident: $105 • Non-resident: $126. JAN 16 SA 11 AM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-01 JAN 20 W 6 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-02 JAN 31 SU 1 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-03 FEB 11 TH 6 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-04 MAR 6 SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-05 MAR 10 W 6 PM (4 WEEKS) GLMGC #141181-06

AEROBICS-LOW/HIGH COMBO Have fun while getting fit! Workout at your own pace to choreographed music. Focus on warm-up/stretching, monitored cardio respiratory training, kick boxing, floor work, muscle toning of problem areas and cool down/relaxation. Wear aerobic workout shoes, bring a mat and water. Free weights may be used if desired. Ages 18+. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: BOONE (Aerobics and CPR-certified instructor). Resident: $48 • Non-resident: $58. JAN 4

M/W 6:30 PM (12 WEEKS)

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YOGA BASICS Learn basic poses and develop a yoga practice that will give you increased strength, balance and flexibility. Wear comfortable attire and bring a mat and blanket. Ages 16+. 1 hour. Instructor: Magno. Resident: $41 • Non-resident: $49. JAN 15 FEB 26

F 6:30 AM (6 WEEKS) F 6:30 AM (6 WEEKS)

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PILATES Great class for beginners or those needing a more challenging workout. It’s mat pilates with the addition of rings, small medicine balls, exercise bands, weighted balls and, of course, big medicine balls. Ages 16+. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42. JAN 13 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS) FEB 10 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS) MAR 10 W 6:45 PM (4 WEEKS)

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BEGINNING KARATE (SHOTOKAN) Learn traditional Japanese-style karate basics (kihon), forms (kata) and sparring (kumite). Emphasis is placed on traditional manners and self-discipline. At the end of the course, students will be eligible to test for their first rank (9th KYU Exam). Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER. Resident: $110 • Non-resident: $132.

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KARATE Learn traditional karate. Practice is divided into basic kicks, punches, forms and self-defense training. A monthly, on-going class. No grading fees. Beginners welcome. Ages 17+. 1 hour. Instructor: SCHROPP. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 5

TU/TH 8 PM (3 MONTHS)

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JAPANESE JUDO Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Also techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will be demonstrated and taught. Ages 11+. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1-½ hours. Instructor: DR. MOORE. Resident: $15 • Non-resident: $18. JAN 4 FEB 1 MAR 1

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GENTLE YOGA Yoga “calms the howling of the mind” restoring balance and inner peace. Instruction combines kundalini breathing (pranayama) with stretches and bodywork (asana). Most of the class is done on the floor on a soft mat with variations offered 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 Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1-½ hours. Instructor: CZUKOR. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 11 JAN 11 JAN 15

M 11 AM (10 WEEKS) M 6:30 PM (10 WEEKS) F 11 AM (11 WEEKS)

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YOGALATES An integrated system of pilates and yoga that enhances core strength, balance and flexibility through breath and flow. Yoga brings about peace to the mind, body and spirit. Pilates strengthens abs, back and legs. Wear appropriate attire. 1 hour. Instructor: JUNEAU. Resident: $47 • Non-resident: $56. JAN 12 FEB 9 MAR 9

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interest classes just for you! Parents, unless noted otherwise, we ask that only youth and teen participants attend class. An open house will be held the last day of class for observation.

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cultural arts TODDLER ART TIME (Ages 3-5) Through painting, drawing, collage and crafts, introduce your child to new and important physical/cognitive/ language skills. Parent involvement required. $6 supply fee will be collected at the first class. No class Jan. 18. 45 minutes. Instructor: VANTVILE. Resident: $29 • Non-resident: $35. JAN 11 JAN 11 JAN 14 FEB 22 FEB 22 MAR 25

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T’AI CHI (YANG STYLE) Derived from an ancient Chinese martial art, Tai Chi movements, when practiced slowly, can have certain health benefits such as improved balance, flexibility and stress reduction. Investigate the first third of the 36 posture Yang style form. Instructor: BURR (long-time, Yang style practitioner). Tuesday classes (1 hour) - Resident: $39 • Non-resident: $47. Thursday classes (1-½ hours) - Resident: $48 • Non-resident: $58.

OUR FIRST CRAFT CLASS (Ages 1-2) First time artists welcome! Parent and child will engage in art work with different colors, shapes and textures. Each week will be a theme using an array of art materials! $6 supply fee will be collected at the first class. No class Jan. 18. 45 minutes. Instructor: VANTVILE. Resident: $29 • Non-resident: $35. JAN 11 FEB 22

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ARTSY TOTS (Ages 2-6) Parents and tots will enjoy this creative time together. Through a variety of safe mediums, tots will explore textures, shapes and scents while creating their first masterpieces. 45 minutes. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 19 FEB 23

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CREATIVE KIDS (Ages 5-12) Create special treasures and discover a variety of art mediums including clay, paints and more under the direction of an experienced artist. $15 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 19 JAN 21 FEB 16 FEB 18

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CREATIVE CARTOONING (Ages 8-16) Calling all cartoonists! Learn how to draw people and animal cartoons step-by-step. Imaginations will flow by putting our own characters in comic strips, greeting cards and more! Supply list will be handed out at the first class. 1 hour. Instructor: WAGENBACH. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. AGES 8-12: JAN 16 SA 9 AM (8 WEEKS) AGES 13-16: JAN 16 SA 10 AM (8 WEEKS)

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POTTERY WHEEL THROWING (YOUTH/TEEN) (Ages 8-16) Discover how to throw on a potter’s wheel the way a pro does. You will throw a serving bowl and a large vase. Each item will be painted and glazed with food-safe glazes. $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: BARBOUR (former Arts Academy Instructor). Resident: $55 • Non-resident: $66. JAN 20

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ART - KIDS (Ages 6-12) Cultivate the artist within. Create masterpieces using clay, paint and more in these “all new lessons.” Discover art history and a “featured artist” every week. $10 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1-½ hours. Instructor: LEE (former art instructor). Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 14 FEB 25

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ART SMART (Ages 2-4) Discover your child’s creativity by exploring literacy through art. Each class will introduce a book reading with a coordinating art project, allowing your child to create a first book. Parent involvement is required. $6 supply fee will be collected at the first class. No class Jan. 18. 45 minutes. Instructor: VANTVILE. Resident: $29 • Non-resident: $35. JAN 11 JAN 14 FEB 22 MAR 25

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ELEMENTS® AMAZING ELECTRONIC PIANO-KEYBOARD (Ages 6-12) Your child will learn to play songs in the first few lessons – whether it’s Bach or Hanna Montana. Elements is the largest provider of keyboard/piano lessons in the Southwest, offering a method that teaches note reading, chords and counting, along with the basic skills needed to play ALL music. Join us for fun games, prizes, a year-end contest and a special judge from the “American Idol” music staff. Keyboards and headphones for classroom use are provided. We offer 4 levels. Beginners should start with Level 1. For those with some keyboard experience, please call Elements at 623-933-0681 to determine the appropriate level. 1 hour. Instructor: ELEMENTS STAFF. Glendale resident: $99 • Non-resident: $119. LEVEL 1 JAN 16 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) LEVELS 2-4 JAN 16 SA 10:10 AM (6 WEEKS)

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YOUNG MOZARTS - IQ KEYBOARD (Ages 3-11) Beach Boys back-up band member, John Renner, has designed a fun-based instruction method based on research that shows an increase in IQ until age 11. Young musicians will learn to recognize finger numbers, music “ABC‘s,” sing, play 5-finger exercises and how to find “C.” Includes music theory and hands-on keyboard instruction. Supplies are included for use during class. 30 minutes. Instructor: YOUNG MOZARTS STAFF. Resident: $135 • Non-resident: $162. AGES 3-6 JAN 16 SA 10 AM (8 WEEKS) AGES 7-11 JAN 16 SA 10:30 AM (8 WEEKS)

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YOUNG MOZARTS - ROCK BAND KEYBOARD (Ages 12-15) Beach Boys and Aretha band member teaches a crash course for learning basic chords and rhythms. Tips and shortcuts from R & R Hall of Fame will be explained. Supplies included for use during class. 30 minutes. Instructor: YOUNG MOZARTS STAFF. Resident: $135 • Non-resident: $162. JAN 16

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YOUNG MOZARTS - ROCK BAND GUITAR (Ages 9-11) Guitar magician, Adam Gonzales, has children playing from lesson one and includes Iron Man theme “Smoke on the Water” and much more. All equipment is included for use during class time. Instructor will be bringing in electric guitar. 30 minutes. Instructor: YOUNG MOZARTS STAFF. Resident: $135 • Non-resident: $162. JAN 16

SA 9:30 AM (8 WEEKS)

FC-202

#281227-01

BEGINNING (ACOUSTIC) GUITAR (Ages 12+) Learn basic chords and strums, how to read music, tab and tune a guitar. A great class to take to see if you would like to continue with guitar lessons. Must bring guitar to class. $7 book fee will be collected at the first class. 2 hours. Instructor: MOORE. Resident: $68 • Non-resident: $82. JAN 16 JAN 16

SA 10:30 AM (8 WEEKS) SA 1:30 PM (8 WEEKS)

AC-102 FC-204

#181121-01 #281121-02

YOUNG MOZARTS - GUITAR BASICS (Ages 6-8) Guitar magician, Adam Gonzales, has children playing from lesson one. This course includes Iron Man theme “Smoke on the Water” and more. All equipment is included for use during class time. 30 minutes. Instructor: YOUNG MOZARTS STAFF. Resident: $135 • Non-resident: $162. JAN 16

SA 9 AM (8 WEEKS)

FC-202

#281224-01

BEGINNING YOUTH GUITAR (Ages 8-14) Bring your acoustic guitar and make music. Learn hand positions, basic theory and more. No experience necessary. Notebook/pencil suggested. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 14 FEB 25

TH 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS) TH 5:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-204 FC-204

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DRUMMING (Ages 3-8) For the child that beats on everything — turn that banging into rhythm. Learn rhythm patterns through games and drum beat on a real tot drum set. Sticks/pads provided for use in class or may be purchased from instructor. 45 minutes. Instructor: LIGGINS. Resident: $53 • Non-resident: $64. Ages 3-5 / Tot & Parent JAN 16 SA 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS) Ages 5-8 JAN 16 SA 10:15 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-204

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FC-204

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DRUMLINE I (Ages 8-14) Learn the core rudiments: stroke rolls, paradiddle, flam, buzz and more. Learn some cool cadences and experience the drumline sound. Drum sticks and pads are provided for use in class or may be purchased from instructor. 1 hour. Instructor: LIGGINS. Resident: $53 • Non-resident: $64. JAN 14

TH 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-208

#281232-01

YOUNG MOZARTS - AMERICAN IDOL VOCALS (Ages 7-13) This class will record a pop CD produced by recording pros John and Susie Renner. Class features singing, recording, references and vocal tips from the ‘’Idol” show. 45 minutes. Instructor: YOUNG MOZARTS STAFF. Resident: $135 • Non-resident: $162. JAN 16

SA 12 PM (8 WEEKS)

FC-202

#251270-01

SUPER SINGING! (Ages 8-14) Enjoy learning voice technique, song preparation, performance/audience skills and more. You’ll have an opportunity to sing in an ensemble and soloist setting. Performances critiqued in a way that promotes artistic growth and development. Class size is limited to 15. No prior experience required. Notebook and pencil suggested. 1 hour. Instructor: THE PHOENIX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC FACULTY. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 13 FEB 24

W 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS) W 6:30 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-202 FC-202

#281230-01 #281230-02

youth/teen

personal development I CAN BE SAFE! (Ages 4-8) This class teaches kids about methods used by unsafe individuals and those that want to exploit them. They’ll learn about choices and practice skills for their own safety in a fun and age-appropriate manner without fear! There’s more to it than just “stranger danger.” Parents are encouraged to attend. 1 hour. Instructor: ANGELO. Resident: $34 • Non-resident: $41. JAN 23 SA 2 PM (1 DAY) MAR 21 SU 2 PM (1 DAY)

FC-210 FC-210

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KIDS’ COOKING (Ages 7-16) Learn fun things you can make in the kitchen. Read a recipe, measure ingredients and enjoy the things you make! $20 supply fee will be collected at the first class. 1 hour. Instructor: BARBOUR. Resident: $65 • Non-resident: $78. JAN 23 FEB 20

SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS)

FC-KIT FC-KIT

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BEGINNING (Ages 5-17) JAN 16 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) CONTINUING (Ages 8-17) JAN 16 SA 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-212

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CHILD CARE & BABYSITTING WORKSHOP (Ages 11+) Get training on safe and fun ways to babysit and care for children. This class covers CPR, first aid, techniques for active children and what to do 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. 6 hours. Instructor: EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING. Resident: $52 • Non-resident: $62. JAN 9 SA 9 AM (1 DAY) FEB 20 SA 9 AM (1 DAY) MAR 20 SA 9 AM (1 DAY)

FC-212 FC-100 FC-212

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ACTING AND MUSICAL THEATER (Ages 3-5) This combination class teaches children to dance, sing and do a little bit of acting. It is very much geared to Broadway productions. Students will learn skits, pantomime, concentration techniques, stage presence and will get the opportunity to interact with others. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 4 FEB 1 MAR 1

M 4:00 PM (4 WEEKS) M 4:00 PM (4 WEEKS) M 4:00 PM (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA

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youth/teen

dance BOY’S HIP HOP (Ages 9+) Learn all the latest hip hop moves to age-appropriate, upbeat music. A great way to get involved in dance. Wear comfortable clothes and be ready to move. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. JAN 15

F 8 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP

#131224-01

TINY TOT MOVERS (Ages 2-3) Children will have a fun time in this class where they will learn basic dance skills, balance and posture while dancing to their favorite songs. 30 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. Resident: $50 • Non-resident: $60. JAN 13 JAN 14 JAN 15

W 10:00 AM (8 WEEKS) TH 9:30 AM (8 WEEKS) F 10:00 AM (8 WEEKS)

FC-EXB FC-EXB FC-EXB

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BALLET/TAP/TUMBLE (Ages 3-5) This is a great introduction to dance. Ballet develops posture and balance, tap develops rhythm and coordination, while tumbling develops overall strength. Class incorporates active listening, creativity and lots of fun! Ballet and tap shoes are required. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. JAN 11 JAN 13 JAN 15

M 10 AM (6 WEEKS) W 10 AM (6 WEEKS) F 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP LEAP LEAP

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SIGN LANGUAGE FOR KIDS (Ages 5-17) Learn to communicate using basic American Sign Language through this theme-based class. Each session will have a creative, fun theme that will lead up to the final session where learned interactive skills will be showcased. 1 hour. Instructor: WALES. Resident: $37 • Non-resident: $44.

BALLET (Ages 3-8) Learn basic ballet steps, positions and beginning dance combinations. A great class for posture and balance. Ballet shoes are required. 45 minutes. Instructor: PICKER. Resident: $50 • Non-resident: $60.

AGES 3-4 JAN 13 W 11 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #231213-01 JAN 14 TH 10:15 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #231213-02 AGES 4-5 JAN 14 TH 11:30 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #231213-03 AGES 3-5 JAN 15 F 11 AM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXA #231213-04 AGES 5-8 JAN 15 F 4:30 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #231213-05 AGES 4-8 / BALLET II (Must have taken a previous ballet class) JAN 13 W 4:30 PM (8 WEEKS) FC-EXB #231213-06

BALLET (Ages 8-14) Ballet is the basis for all dance. Students will learn proper body alignment, technique based on class style, level and grace while building muscle tone and strength. A great deal of ballet finesse can be carried over into other dance disciplines and everyday appearance and carriage. Ballet shoes are required. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 6 FEB 3 MAR 3

W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA

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TAP (Ages 7-14) Learn coordination and rhythm along with technique, terminology and performance ability to rhythmic routines. Tap shoes are required. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 2 FEB 6 MAR 6

SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS) SA 9 AM (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA

#131260-01 #131260-02 #131260-03

BALLET/JAZZ COMBO (Ages 3-4) Ballet, jazz and tumbling skills are taught through stories, games and fun music. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 12

TU 11 AM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-3

#131295-01

BALLET/TAP (Ages 4-7) An introduction to the art of dance. Develop balance, discipline, strength, rhythm, counting and coordination skills. Movement combinations put together as “dances” help to develop memory skills. Ballet and tap shoes are required. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH. Resident: $59 • Nonresident: $71. JAN 12 JAN 15

TU 3 PM (6 WEEKS) F 4 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP LEAP

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BALLET/TAP DANCE COMBO (Ages 3-4) An exciting introduction to ballet, tap, creative movement and tumbling basics, focusing on fun and creating a positive introduction to dance. Tap shoes required. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 14

TH 3 PM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-3

#131293-01

BALLET/TAP DANCE COMBO II (Ages 5-6) An exciting introduction to ballet, jazz, tap, creative movement and tumbling basics. Great for both boys and girls!. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 14

TH 4 PM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-3

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BALLET/TAP COMBO (Ages 3-5) This preschool movement education class is designed to teach essentials such as depth perception, hand/eye, foot/eye, inverted orientation and medial/lateral awareness. Dancers will learn beginning ballet and tap skills. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48. JAN 7 JAN 2 FEB 4 FEB 6 MAR 4 MAR 6

TH 6 PM SA 9 AM TH 6 PM SA 9 AM TH 6 PM SA 9 AM

(4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA OSDA OSDA OSDA

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HIP HOP (Ages 5-16) A perfect intro to the high-energy world of dance. Learn current hip-hop styles and basic dance skills to upbeat music. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH STAFF. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. AGES 5-7 JAN 14 TH 4 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 7-9 JAN 15 F 6 PM (6 WEEKS) JAN 16 SA 1 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 10-16 JAN 13 W 8 PM (6 WEEKS) JAN 15 F 8 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP

#131220-02

LEAP LEAP

#131220-03 #131220-05

LEAP LEAP

#131220-01 #131220-04

HIP HOP (Ages 6-15) This high-energy dance form incorporates all forms of dance. Concentrating on style, attitude, funk and self expression, it allows the student to have fun and “let loose” in a creative way. It’s for both the experienced and non-experienced dancer. 1 hour. Instructor: ON STAGE DANCE ACADEMY. Resident: $40 • Non-resident: $48.

See page 20 to sign up.

AGES 8-15 JAN 6 FEB 3 MAR 3 AGES 6-10 JAN 2 FEB 6 MAR 6

W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS) W 5:30 PM (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA

#131259-01 #131259-03 #131259-05

SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS) SA 10 AM (4 WEEKS)

OSDA OSDA OSDA

#131259-02 #131259-04 #131259-06

KIDS JAZZ/HIP HOP (Ages 3-14) A great class for kids that love to groove to the music as well as those who want to learn to dance. Jazz/Hip Hop combines the rhythm emphasized by hip hop with the technique and style created in jazz. Ages 3-5: 40 minutes. Ages 6-14: 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Nonresident: $54. AGES 3-5 JAN 14 TH 4:30 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 6-9 JAN 14 TH 5:15 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 10-14 JAN 14 TH 6:15 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-100

#231287-01

FC-100

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FC-100

#231287-03

KIDS BALLROOM (Ages 3-14) Learn the foundations of ballroom dancing and the major styles — from elegant smooth flowing dances such as the waltz, to high-energy rhythmic/Latin dances such as the ChaCha. Ages 3-5: 40 minutes; ages 6-14: 50 minutes. Instructor: BATES. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. AGES 3-5 JAN 16 SA 2 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 6-9 JAN 16 SA 2:45 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 10-14 JAN 16 SA 3:45 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-EXA

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FC-EXA

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FC-EXA

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HIP HOP/TAP DANCE COMBO (Ages 3-6) For both boys and girls, this is a fun and exciting introduction to hip hop, tap, jazz and tumbling basics. A dance combining learned techniques will be featured at the final class. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 12

TU 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-1

#131223-01

BALLET (Ages 5-16) All dance styles begin with ballet. In this fun intro to dance, students will learn basic ballet technique, stretching and balance. Ballet develops creativity, strength, discipline and posture. Ballet shoes required. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH STAFF. Resident: $59 • Nonresident: $71. AGES 5-8 JAN 13 W 4 PM (6 WEEKS) AGES 9-16 JAN 11 M 7 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP

#131298-02

LEAP

#131298-01

CHEER/TUMBLING (Ages 5-9) A perfect introduction to the high-energy world of cheer. Learn basic skills such as jumps, arm movements and tumbling. Participants will learn a short pom routine. 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH STAFF. Resident: $59 • Nonresident: $71. AGES 5-9 JAN 15 AGES 10+ JAN 15

F 4 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP

#141263-01

F 8 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP

#141263-02

CHEER AND HIP HOP (Ages 7-12) In this energized class, learn cheerleading basics such as arm movements, jumps and stunts as well as the newest hip hop styles. They will be incorporated into dances that will be showcased at the final class. 1 hour. Instructor: STEPPING OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Nonresident: $54. JAN 14

TH 5 PM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-3

#131263-01

CHEERLEADING (Ages 4-6) Kids love this high-energy class. Learn different cheers and chants. Improve technique and coordination. Pom poms will be supplied during class. A learned cheer will be presented at the last class. 1 hour. Instructor: RONCO. Resident: $50 • Non-resident: $60. JAN 30

SA 12 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-EXB

#241261-01

CHEER & TUMBLE COMBO

(Ages 3-5) In this high energy class, your little cheerleader will learn basics such as arms, jumps, kicks and chants. They will also learn tumbling skills that build coordination and strength. The skills learned will be combined into a fun routine. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 12 TU 9 AM (6 WEEKS) CCN-3 #141266-01

youth/teen

exercise/sports MARTIAL ARTS/TAE KWON DO/TIGER PROGRAM (Ages 3-7) Experience this fun way to release energy while learning self discipline, respect, concentration and focus in a positive environment. 30 minutes. Instructor: TEMPLEMAN. Resident: $25 • Non-resident: $30. JAN 8 FEB 5 MAR 5

F 6 PM (4 WEEKS) F 6 PM (4 WEEKS) F 6 PM (4 WEEKS)

FC-EXB FC-EXB FC-EXB

#241275-01 #241275-02 #241275-03


AGE 2 JAN 15 FEB 26 AGE 3 JAN 15 FEB 26 AGES 4-6 JAN 15 FEB 26

F 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS) F 10:30 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-GYM FC-GYM

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F 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS) F 11:15 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-GYM FC-GYM

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F 12 PM (6 WEEKS) F 12 PM (6 WEEKS)

FC-GYM FC-GYM

#241277-03 #241277-06

JAPANESE JUDO (Ages 6-10) Learn basic judo postures and salutations, how to move on the mat, control your opponent and be thrown safely. Also techniques of grappling, locking, choking, escaping and sequence combinations will be demonstrated and taught. Great class for beginners and veterans alike. No class Jan. 18 and Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: DR. MOORE. Resident: $15 • Non-resident: $18. JAN 4 FEB 1 MAR 1

JAN 11 FEB 8

M/W 5 PM (4 WEEKS) M/W 5 PM (4 WEEKS)

PASEO PASEO

#141232-01 #141232-02

TENNIS (Ages 7-18) Bring your racquet and enjoy professional instruction geared towards beginners. Basic skills, etiquette and rules are covered using drills and games. Loaner racquets are available upon request. 1 hour. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. AGES 7-12 JAN 11 M/W 5:30 PM FEB 8 M/W 5:30 PM AGES 13-18 JAN 11 M/W 5:30 PM FEB 8 M/W 5:30 PM

(4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS)

PASEO PASEO

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(4 WEEKS) (4 WEEKS)

PASEO PASEO

#141234-01 #141234-02

BEGINNING KARATE-SHOTOKAN (Ages 7-12) Learn traditional Japanese-style karate including karate basics (kihon), forms (kata), sparring (kumite), traditional manners and self-discipline. At course end, you will be eligible to test for first rank promotion (9th KYU Exam). Beginning students receive a Gi (karate uniform). 1 hour. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. Resident: $110 • Non-resident: $132. JAN 12 TU/TH 6 PM; SA 10 AM (10 WEEKS) AZSK #141213-01

KARATE (Ages 7-16) This advanced beginning, monthly on-going class teaches traditional karate. Practice is divided into basic kicks, punches, forms and self-defense training. No grading fees. Participants must have taken a previous karate class. 1 hour. Instructor: SCHROPP. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 5

TU/TH 7 PM (3 MONTHS)

FC-EXA

#241214-02

KOREAN KARATE (Ages 8-12) An introduction to the basics of the Korean martial arts of Tae Kwon Do/Hapkido. Class includes stretching techniques, warm-up exercises, self-defense and kicking techniques and rolling and tumbling skills. Proper training uniform (Gi) is required. 1 hour. Instructor: TORREZ. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42.

JAN 12 TU/TH 6 PM; SA 10 AM (10 WEEKS) AKMA #141270-01

M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH) M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH) M/W 6 PM (1 MONTH)

FC-EXB FC-EXB FC-EXB

#241212-01 #241212-02 #241212-03

LITTLE TIGERS - BEGINNING KARATE-SHOTOKAN (Ages 3-8) This special class for beginners introduces the basics of Shotokan Karate. Beginning students will receive a Gi (karate uniform). 30 minutes. Instructor: HYDER/STAFF. Resident: $75 • Non-resident: $90. JAN 12 FEB 16

LITTLE TENNIS (Ages 4-6) Directed towards the youngest players, this class helps develop motor skills, while teaching tennis strokes with a mix of coordination exercises/games. Racquets are not required, loaners are available. 30 minutes. Instructor: PASEO RACQUET CENTER STAFF. Resident: $35 • Non-resident: $42.

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B.E.S.T. SOCCER, BASEBALL AND BASKETBALL SPORTS CLINIC (Ages 2- 6) In this fun program, introduce your kids to the world of sports through a tour of SoccerTots, Lil Sluggers and SlamDunkerz Basketball. Some parent participation is required! Please arrive on time and bring a water bottle, soccer ball and basketball. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. Resident: $66 • Non-resident: $79.

TU/TH 5:30 PM (5 WEEKS) AZSK TU/TH 5:30 PM (5 WEEKS) AZSK

#141217-01 #141217-02

SOCCERTOTS ARIZONA (Ages 18 mo.-6) SoccerTots Arizona is a nationally-recognized soccer program. Now you can have your child start learning soccer in this professionally-designed program for kids. Our non-competitive approach allows children to learn the basics while having fun. All equipment (except a ball) is provided along with a t-shirt. Parent involvement is encouraged! Please arrive on time and bring a water bottle and a #2 or #3 ball. 45 minutes. Instructor: BEGINNERS EDGE SPORTS TRAINING STAFF. Resident: $66 • Non-resident: $79. AGES 18 mo.-30 mo. JAN 16 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) FEB 27 SA 9 AM (6 WEEKS) AGES 31 mo.-48 mo. JAN 16 SA 10 AM (6 WEEKS) FEB 27 SA 10 AM (6 WEEKS) AGES 4-6 JAN 16 SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS) FEB 27 SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-GYM FC-GYM

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FC-GYM FC-GYM

#241271-02 #241271-05

FC-GYM FC-GYM

#241271-03 #241271-06

TUMBLING FOR TOTS (Ages 3-5) Learn basic tumbling moves like front rolls, cartwheels, donkey kicks, bridges and back rolls. No class Feb. 15. 45 minutes. Instructor: RONCO. Resident: $50 • Nonresident: $60. JAN 25 JAN 30

M 4 PM (6 WEEKS) SA 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

FC-EXB FC-EXB

#241246-01 #241246-02

PARENT & TOT TUMBLING (Ages 2-5) Learn to teach your tiny tot to do tumbling basics that build strength, coordination and flexibility. It’s a fun way to spend quality time with your child and make new friends! Only one adult per child. 45 minutes. Instructor: STEPPIN’ OUT PERFORMING ARTS. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 12

TU 10 AM (6 WEEKS)

CCN-3

#141242-01

TUMBLING (Ages 3-7) Mat tumbling, such as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and back handsprings are taught to develop skills to be later incorporated in dance and performances. Ages 3-5: 45 minutes. Ages 5-7: 1 hour. Instructor: LEAP OF FAITH STAFF. Resident: $59 • Non-resident: $71. AGES 3-5 JAN 12 JAN 14 JAN 16 AGES 5-7 JAN 13 JAN 16

TU 11 AM (6 WEEKS) TH 11 AM (6 WEEKS) SA 9:15 AM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP LEAP LEAP

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W 3 PM (6 WEEKS) SA 2 PM (6 WEEKS)

LEAP LEAP

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Sure you’ve seen graffiti, who hasn’t? But have you ever seen someone actually doing it? ID a tagger who has defaced a Glendale Parks & Recreation facility by providing their name/address/school along with the location of the graffiti and call the Graffiti Hotline @ 602-262-7327 with the information (you will remain anonymous), you could be eligible for up to a $250 reward! — TAKE A HIKE... get your Glendale Parks & Recreation Trails brochure at GlendaleAZ.com/ParksandRecreation/Trails/ or at the Parks and Recreation office at 5850 W. Glendale Ave., M–F 8 a.m.–5 p.m. — TEENS... tired of the same old boring high school lunch routine? We’ve got the cure! Combine a lunch hour of the hottest DJs mixing up the latest jams, our recreation staff hooking you up with the craziest of games and activities, your school spirit and a group of your closest friends. That’s a Lunch Bash! For details, call 623-930-2046

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Glendale Parks & Recreation

cancellation & refund policy 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.

• Youth sports cancellations will be responsible for

equipment fees in addition to the $5 cancellation fee if the request is submitted less than two weeks prior to the start of the season.

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.

GYMNASTICS

(Ages 6-10) A fun and exciting way to improve coordination, heighten concentration and build self-esteem. Learn basic tumbling moves like handstands, backbends, cartwheels, back walkovers and more. No class Feb. 15. 1 hour. Instructor: RONCO. Resident: $50 • Non-resident: $60. JAN 25 M 5 PM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #241241-01 JAN 30 SA 11 AM (6 WEEKS) FC-EXB #241241-02

JUNIORS GOLF SCHOOL AT GLEN LAKES (Ages 7-17) Learn the game of a lifetime. Self confidence and self discipline will grow with each class. Topics include full swing, chipping, putting, sand shots, etiquette and rules. Clubs provided if needed. 1 hour. Instructor: SWARTZ. Resident: $45 • Non-resident: $54. JAN 16 JAN 26 FEB 20 FEB 28 MAR 6 MAR 9

SA 12 PM (4 WEEKS) TU 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS) SA 1 PM (4 WEEKS) SU 2 PM (4 WEEKS) SA 12 PM (4 WEEKS) TU 4:30 PM (4 WEEKS)

GLMGC GLMGC GLMGC GLMGC GLMGC GLMGC

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ice skating & ice hockey ICE SKATING & ICE HOCKEY LESSONS Designed for child/parent participation, these lessons stress ice skating fundamentals to new skaters. Curriculum is based on the United States Figure Skating Association Basic Skills Program. Dress warm and bring mittens or gloves. Rental skates are included. 30 minutes. PEORIA POLAR, 15829 N. 83rd Ave. Resident: $80 • Non-resident: $96. PARENT & ME (Ages 2-6) – Designed for children who have never had formal instruction. Basic skating skills taught while allowing the parent to participate on the ice with them. JAN 13 W 6:15 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141252-01 JAN 16 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #141252-02 TOT I (Age 4-6) – Teaches basic skills to children who have never had instruction. Children will learn sit and stand on and off ice, march in place and forward, two-foot glides and dipping in place. JAN 11 M 4 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141253-01 JAN 15 F 4 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141253-02 JAN 16 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #141253-03 HOCKEY TOT (Age 4-6) – Learn basic hockey skating techniques. Instruction will include the fundamentals of skating in a fun atmosphere. JAN 13 W 6:15 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141254-01 JAN 16 SA 10:15 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #141254-02 HOCKEY 1 (Age 7+) – Learn basic hockey skating techniques and the fundamentals of skating in a fun atmosphere. JAN 13 W 5:45 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141255-01 JAN 16 SA 9:45 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #141255-02 BASIC 1 (Age 7-13) – Learn falling and standing up, forward marching, two-foot glides, dipping, rocking horses, forward swizzles, snowplow stops, two foot hops and back wiggles. JAN 11 M 4:30 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141256-01 JAN 13 W 6:15 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141256-02 JAN 15 F 4:30 PM (8 WEEKS) PP #141256-03 JAN 16 SA 10:15 AM (8 WEEKS) PP #141256-04


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Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area .

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Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area 9802 N. 59th Ave 623.930.4200 GlendaleAZ.com/SRPHA Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Sahuaro Ranch is one of the Valley’s oldest and most magnificent ranches. The Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area offers visitors the opportunity to see its historic buildings, barnyard, orchards and gardens as well as participate in activities and tours.

groves. 11 a.m. Fri. and Sat. Dec. 11 and 12, Jan. 8 and 9, and Mar. 12 and 13. Wear comfortable shoes and meet on the Main House front porch.

Events

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Holiday at the Ranch Sat., Dec. 12, 5–8 p.m. FREE ADMISSION! See page 5. Citrus Zestival, Sat., Jan. 23, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE ADMISSION! See page 5. 20th Annual Winter Antique Tractor & Engine Show (Presented by the Arizona Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association) Sat./Sun., Feb. 13/14, 9 a.m. –4 p.m. Features tractor pulls, hay rides and more! Adults $5; Ages 12 and under free.

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Tours Enjoy a trip back in time with a FREE Historic 1895 Main House Tour, Wed. thru Sat., 10 a.m.–2 p.m., and Sun., 1–4 p.m. ADOBE HOUSE and 1898 GUEST HOUSE TOURS are offered Sundays, 1–4 p.m., by the Glendale Historical Society. Our FREE Ranch Site Tour highlights the Ranch’s various buildings, barnyard, historic trees and

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30th Annual Arizona Agriculture Day (Presented by the Arizona Foundation for Agricultural Literacy) Sat., Mar. 6, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Featuring animal displays, crafts, entertainment, activities and the famous $1 lunch. Adults $2 or three cans of food for United Food Bank. Children under 12 are free.

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Glendale Folk & Heritage Festival Sat./Sun. Mar. 20/21, 10 a.m. –5 p.m. FREE ADMISSION! See page 5.

Exhibits

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Holiday at the Ranch Gingerbread Exhibit Dec. 9–13, Wed. thru Sat., 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Sun., 1–4 p.m. FREE. View gingerbread houses created by students from the Arizona Culinary Institute. Fruit Packing Shed.

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Glendale Arts Council Juried Fine Arts ExhibitION Jan. 23–Feb. 21, Wed. thru Fri., 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sun., 12–4 p.m. FREE. It’s art created by Arizona artists. Fruit Packing Shed Gallery.

Opportunities

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field trips for schools. For details, call 623-930-4206. Facility rental opportunities - We’re the perfect place for reunions, receptions or any occasion For details, call 623-930-4203. Some restrictions apply.

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Be a volunteer! Learn more at the Volunteer Open House, Jan. 8 and 9, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. in the Fruit Packing Shed (refreshments will be served), or call us at 623930-4206.


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City of Glendale Parks and Recreation

POSTAL CUSTOMER

PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID GLENDALE, AZ PERMIT NO. 166

Winter 2010  

The Glendale Parks & Recreation Department's winter 2010 listing of all activities and programs.

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