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Special Interest Community Events________________________ 4-7 Birthday Parties_________________________ 21, 24 Companionship____________________________ 36 Cooperative Play___________________________ 37

Adult and Youth Programs Adult Classes____________________________ 8-13 Youth Classes___________________________ 13-18 (Back L to R): Becky Hibbs, Jennifer Bacon, Curtis Hancock, Karen Ansteth, Whil Basea. (Front) Dave Morell, Tom Sayre, and Peter Whitley. Not pictured Dan Sutich.

Adult and Youth Sports

Dear Citizens of Pierce County:

Youth Sports____________________________ 19-20

This Fall Brochure is your invitation from your Pierce County Parks & Recreation Citizens Advisory Board (CAB) for you and your families to participate in a wide range of recreational programs and events. This is a very exciting time for the CAB, as it is the first time in many years that there is a complete nine member board in place, with well defined short term and long term goals. Some accomplishments include:

Adult Sports_______________________________ 21 Tennis_ ________________________________ 22-23 Ice Skating_ ____________________________ 24-31 Hockey_________________________________ 31-32

• providing advice to the County Executive and Council regarding the future of Sprinker Recreation Center

Outdoor Recreation

• reviewing and advising the department on the budget reductions and reductions in services

Rafting Trips_ _____________________________ 33

• participating in the master planning, naming and dedicating the new Ashford County Park

Ski & Snowboarding_______________________ 33 Golf_ _____________________________________ 34

• participating in many of the department’s special events • funding several employees’ attendance at the annual professional conference

General Information

• convening a task force to study the future funding for your park system

Facility Key________________________________ 37

During these difficult economic times we are more committed than ever to providing you with close to home recreational opportunities that will enhance your quality of life. We have tremendous park and recreation resources in Pierce County and we are dedicated to providing you with the best service possible.

Facility Rentals_ ___________________________ 35 Registration Form__________________________ 38 Administration_ ___________________________ 39


Dan Sutich, Chair

Discover more about our programs and services plus up-to-the-minute Pierce County Parks and Recreation news.

Fall 2010


Community Events Saturday, Sept. 11 10 am - 1 pm Sprinker Recreation Center FREE Admission Pierce County Parks and Recreation invites you and your child to explore the world of “BIG” trucks. Kids of all ages will love to climb, run around, sit in and honk horns of many types of trucks and vehicles! A special ‘no horns’ time is scheduled from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. for sensory sensitive children. Big Truck t-shirts for sale at the event! To enter your company’s truck call Andrea at 253-798-4703.

5K & 1 mile courses Saturday, September 25 Frontier Park, Graham Race Starts at 9:00 am

Round up your posse of friends and head over to Companionship’s first shindig of the new school year. Kick up yer heels and party down frontier style. We’ll be offering up some good times with an old fashioned cake walk and yummy eats. Pictures will be taken from 6-7:30 pm.


Ages 5-Adult


$5 - 1 mile course $20 - 5K run before Sept. 13, fee includes t-shirt $20 - 5K day of event

T-shirt: $10 each - limited amount for sale day of event. Come and participate in the annual Frontier Round-Up held at Frontier Park. This 5k fun run and walk will wind you through our scenic property that is surrounded by trees. The Frontier Round-Up course is flat with gravel and paved surfaces, perfect for any kind of runner. Our 1 mile course is completely paved and is great for all types of runners, wheel chairs and strollers. Proceeds benefit our Companionship Program promoting recreation activities for individuals with and without disabilities and their families. See Companionship on p.38.

253-798-4753 for more information.


Fall 2010

Community Events

$13 per child Participants must pre-register by October 1, 2010. Please no child drop-offs under the age of 5. 253-798-4177 Event information. Come dressed in your favorite Super Hero costume or just wear a black t-shirt to participate in this second Annual Super Hero Adventure Party! This Super Hero action party will keep your little ones grinning from ear to ear! All Super Hero participants receive Hero souvenirs; “special powers” punch/snack and guaranteed TONS OF FUN!

Woof Woof Walk

Tour DaVita

Saturday, October 23

September 19-22

9:30 am - 1:00 pm Spanaway Park

Come and cheer on Tour DaVita a four-day bike event to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Come dressed with or without Halloween costumes and enjoy a beautiful Woof Woof Walk through Spanaway Park. Join the Pierce County K-9 for either the 1.5 mile or 3 mile route. Both routes are on paved trails that provide a flat, easy walk suitable for families and people of all abilities.

The ride will kick-off September 19 in Tacoma and will travel through Puyallup, the Green Valley, Enumclaw, Graham, Chehalis and Shelton. Help boost the spirits of the bikers when they travel from Tacoma to our very own Frontier Park in Graham on day two. Day three, they will leave Graham to Chehalis then head to Shelton on the last day.

Registered participants will be entered into our “ruffle drawing” and prizes will be awarded in the canine costume contest. Registration: •

Pre-Registration: (Must be received by Oct. 15)

DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with CKD, and Pierce County Parks will be hosting Tour DaVita.The proceeds from the fundraising event will be donated to The Kidney TRUST™, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to prevent kidney disease through public education and awareness across the United States.

For more information, go to

253-798-4091 - Event/Sponsorship Information

$15 per dog; $5 for second dog. T-shirts are an additional $9 each. Day of Event Registration:

$20 per dog; $5 for the second dog. $9 t-shirts will also be available as supplies last.

Fall 2010


Community Events

One Night Only to WALK through Fantasy Lights! Kick off your holiday season with the Fantasy Lights WALK Sneak Preview. Start and finish the 2.5 miles at Sprinker Recreation Center. Walkers may start any time between 5:00-7:00 p.m. after checking in. Walkers should park and meet in Sprinker’s parking lot located at 14824 So. C Street in Spanaway, then proceed as directed into Spanaway Park. Please note that parking may be an issue, so gather up your friends and family to carpool to the Walk! Fee:

• Lower rate of $3 per person or $9 per family of four if pre-registered by Nov. 17.

Children ages 3 and under are free. Pre-registered walkers pick up their tickets the evening of the event at Spanaway Park.

• $4 per person or $12 per family of four day of event. Children ages 3 and under are free.

• $2 per person Group Rate. Available for groups of 20 or more with one group leader registering and paying the entire fee. Group rates must be paid by November 17, no exceptions. Tickets can be purchased and picked up at the Parks Admin office in the Lakewood Communty Center during normal business hours. The office is closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day.

The job entails outdoor work, during evening hours, directing traffic as cars drive through Spanaway Park viewing the light displays.

Walk Policies: • Walk only with strollers, wagons or wheelchairs. • Please NO dogs, except service dogs. Please have service dogs clearly marked to prevent confusion by other walkers and volunteer staff.

Hours of work:

• No scooters, in-line skates, skateboards, or bikes.

4:30-10:00 pm daily, during the 39 days the event is in operation.

• Bring a flashlight and wear visible clothing. • Event goes on rain or shine. Dress for the weather. No refunds due to inclement weather.

Starting pay rate: $8.55 per hour, working 10-20 hours per week.

• Bring your camera for a memorable holiday picture.

Application Deadline:

• No vendors are allowed without written approval from the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department.

October 5, 2010 by 5:00 p.m. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.

Sunday, November 21 is your only chance to WALK through Fantasy Lights!


Winter/Spring 2010

Fantasy Lights runs nightly, Thanksgiving Day through January 2, 2011.

253-798-4177 for an application

Community Events

$13 per car or van $28 per mini-bus (16-24 passenger) $45 per bus (25+ passengers)

253-798-4177 - information/discount ticket locations 253-798-3330 - directions Pierce County Parks and Recreation is pleased to present the 16th annual “Fantasy Lights at Spanaway Park,” the largest holiday drive-through display in the Northwest, featuring over 300 elaborate displays with thousands and thousands of sparkling lights. The beautiful two and a quarter mile drive along Spanaway Lake has become a memorable lakeside tradition for the entire family. Fantasy Lights will operate every night from November 25, 2010 through January 2, 2011, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve, from 5:30-9:00 p.m. That’s 39 nights of holiday fun. Visitors of all ages will be treated to the magical world of animation and imagination where bears fly kites, snowboys kick fieldgoals, penguins slide down an igloo, Santa sails a ship, frogs jump on lilly pads, and reindeer leap over your car. You will marvel at the “Winterland Train Station” attraction this year along with many new additions. As you drive, dial your radio and listen to a selection of special holiday music performed by local junior and senior high schools that adds to the festive atmosphere in the park. Join the holiday spirit at Spanaway Park, 14905 Gus G. Bresemann Boulevard, just west of 152nd Street and Pacific Avenue in the Parkland/Spanaway vicinity.

Fall 2010


Adult Classes Yoga in the Viniyoga Tradition Viniyoga focuses on adapting to the individual student, making this class perfect for those new or seeking to deepen their yoga practice. Emphasis is on use of breath, alignment, and progressive stretching to learn the postures and flowing movements. Focus is to help students begin from where they are and to develop a home practice.

Register Online - It’s Easy! Just go to our website home page and click the Register Online link! Create your secure account and sign-up for activities today! Pre-registration is required to ensure enrollment minimums and maximums are met, unless stated. All fees are due at the time of registration. Please call the center you will be attending the day before your class starts to make sure the class has not been canceled.

Please bring an exercise mat and blanket. For: Adults - All levels Instructor: Hal Meng, ERYT Fee: $72 (8 wks) $63 (7 wks)* $12 drop-in fee per class #1041 #1042

Sept 13-Nov 1 Nov. 8-Dec. 20*

Mon 6:15-7:30 pm Sprinker Mon 6:15-7:30 pm Sprinker

Hatha Yoga Hatha Yoga is a great way to decrease stress while increasing flexibility and strength. This class is perfect for all body types, new or experienced yoga practitioners. Learn breathing techniques, standing and floor postures. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat and blanket (optional yoga blocks, straps, and pillow). For: Teens/Adults Instructor: Borden Fee: $54 (6 wks)

Beginning Tai Chi and Qigong Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese “moving” meditation practiced throughout the world for its health, fitness, and stress-reducing benefits. Tai Chi consists of gentle, fluid movements done at a relaxed, slow pace. Tai Chi may be practiced by almost anyone regardless of physical ability. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and shoes.

#1124 #1125

Sept. 16-Oct. 21 Oct. 28-Dec. 9*

*No class on Nov. 25

Thur 6:30-7:45 pm Frontier Thur 6:30-7:45 pm Frontier

Beg. Tai Chi and Qigong - Meridian/Frontier Participants will learn Section 1 of the Yang Tai Chi long form, along with complimentary Qigong exercises. For: Adults – All levels Instructor: Llanos Fee: $61 (8 wks) #1126 #1127

Sept. 27-Nov. 15 Sept. 30-Nov. 18

Intermediate Tai Chi and Qigong Mon 7:30-8:30 pm Meridian Thur 7:30-8:30 pm Frontier

Prerequisite: Beginning Tai Chi and Qigong or the instructor’s permission.

Beg. Tai Chi and Qigong - Lakewood Participants will learn a short Tai Chi form along with complimentary Qigong (energy) exercises and meditation.

For: Adults – All levels Instructor: Olsson Fee: $50 (8 wks) $7 drop-in fee per class

For: Adults – All levels Instructor: Mikel Olsson Fee: $50 (8 wks) #1340

Sept. 28-Nov. 23


Fall 2010


This class expands upon the practices taught in the Beginning class. Learn the traditional Yang style of Tai Chi (long-form) and the muscle change classic - a series of 12 Qigong exercises.

7:00-8:30 pm Lakewood


Sept. 30-Dec. 2*

*No classes Nov. 11 & Nov. 25

Thur 7:00-8:30 pm Lakewood

Adult Classes

EnhanceFitness EnhanceFitness is a low-cost fitness program designed for people 55 and older.

WALK LIVE! Exciting, motivating music along with four basic steps and strength training combos make this calorie torching, fat burning, stress releasing indoor group fitness aerobic walk fun and suitable for all Walks of Life! Please wear comfortable clothes and fitness shoes, and bring a water bottle and towel. Pre-registration required. For: Instructor: Fee: #1048 #1049 #1050 #1051

Adult Paula Battle $60/session (2x week) $30/session (1x week) $6 drop-in

Sept 7-Oct 26 Sept 9-Oct 28 Nov. 9-Dec. 28 Nov. 11-Jan. 6*

Tue Thur Tue Thur

The program combines three key componets of fitness: strength training, flexibility and cardiovascular conditioning. The instructor is trained through EnhanceFitness. For: Ages 55 and older Instructor: Stotler, Celebrate Seniority Fee: $17 (sliding scale fee available)

11:45 am-12:30 pm Sprinker 11:45 am-12:30 pm Sprinker 11:45 am-12:30 pm Sprinker 11:45 am-12:30 pm Sprinker

Register through Good Samaritan Celebrate Seniority at (253) 697-7389. Space is limited.

Good Sam Monthly Good Sam Monthly

Tue/Thur Tue/Thur

10:15-11:15 am Frontier 11:30 am-12:30 pm Frontier

*No class Nov. 25

Jazzercise Jazzercise is the world’s largest dance-fitness program. This fun class combines effective exercise with jazz dance-based choreography and popular music. Each high-energy class includes a warm up, aerobic segment, muscle toning and flexibility exercises, and a cool down. No dark soled shoes, please. Classes may be purchased on a continuous monthly basis and must be taken during that time period. For: Adults Instructor: Anderson ( Fee: $10 Walk in (one time) $38 Easy Fitness Ticket (Auto-pay) $96 Two month pass $30 One time joining fee Payment made to Jazzercise at class.

Monthly Monthly Monthly

Mon Tue/Thur Sat

5:45-6:45 pm 5:45-6:45 pm 9:00-10:00 am

Lakewood Lakewood Lakewood

Fall 2010


Adult Classes ZUMBA ZUMBA uses a mix of Latin and International music to create a dynamic, fun and effective cardio workout. Designed to utilize an interval training format, combining various rhythms with movements that tone and sculpt the body. Burn 500-800 calories an hour, tone muscles, relieve stress, elevate self-esteem, and increase confidence. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a water bottle and towel. Pre-registration required. Must specify days you will attend.

ZUMBA - Sprinker, 253-798-4000 For: Instructor: Fee:

Ages 16 - Adult TBA $45/month (3 or more classes per week) $30/month (2 classes per week) $18/month (1 class per week) $7/drop-in (based on availability)

Monthly Monthly Monthly Monthly

Mon/Wed Wed Wed Sat*

7:30-8:30 pm 6:15-7:15 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 10:00-11:00 am

Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker

7:00-8:00 pm Sprinker

*No Classes Dec. 24, Dec. 25, & Dec. 31.

ZUMBA - Lakewood, 253-798-4177 For: Instructor: Fee:

Adults James $30/month (2 classes/week) $10/drop-in (based on availability)

Sept 1-24 Oct. 6-29 Nov. 3-24* Dec. 1-17

Wed/Fri Wed/Fri Wed/Fri Wed/Fri


Fall 2010

7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-8:15 pm

For: Instructor: Fee:

Adults Lauzon $26 - Sept. (2 classes/week) $30/month (2 classes/week) $18/month (1 class/week)

Sept. 8-29 Oct. 4-27 Nov. 1-29* Dec. 1-29*

Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Meridian Meridian Meridian Meridian

*No Classes on Nov. 24, Dec. 8

ZUMBA Toning - Sprinker Starts Oct. Fri.*

ZUMBA - Meridian, 253-841-8515

Lakewood Lakewood Lakewood Lakewood

ZUMBA - Frontier, 253-841-8515 For: Instructor: Fee:

Adults Gomez $30/month (2 classes/week) $18/month (1 class/week)

Sept 7-30 Oct. 5/28 Nov. 2-30 Dec. 2-28

Tue/Thur Tue/Thur Tue/Thur Tue/Thur

For: Instructor: Fee:

Adults Lauzon $26 - Sept. (2 classes/week) $30/month (2 classes/week) $18/month (1 class/week)

Sept. 8-29 Oct. 4-27 Nov. 1-29* Dec. 1-29*

Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Mon/Wed

10:00-11:00 am 10:00-11:00 am 10:00-11:00 am 10:00-11:00 am

7:00-8:00 pm 7:00-8:00 pm 7:00-8:00 pm 7:00-8:00 pm

*No Classes on Nov. 24, Dec. 8

Frontier Frontier Frontier Frontier

Frontier Frontier Frontier Frontier

Adult Classes Back to ZUMBA

ZUMBA Toning

Start the fall season out right by trying our beginner class for Zumba. This is an introduction class for those who have always wanted to give Zumba a try. Our instructor will break down the steps of Zumba into easy to learn basics, great for all beginners.

After an hour of Zumba stay and work your muscles. Zumba Toning is a strength and conditioning class. When matched with Zumba it is a perfect work out.

For: Instructor: Fee:

For: Instructor: Fee:

Ages 16-Adult Shattuck $18/month $7/drop-in (based on availability)

Sept. 3-24


7:00-8:00 pm Sprinker

Belly Dance Middle Eastern Belly Dance is a low-impact form of dance appropriate for all body types and backgrounds. Learn history, basic movements, isolation techniques, and more. No dance experience necessary. All ages, shapes, genders welcome. Come with a willingness to learn, make new friends, laugh and have a good time. For: Adults Instructor: Jeweled Scarab Dance Company Fee: $40 (6 wks) #1342 Sept. 9-Oct. 14

Thur 6:00-7:00 pm

#1044 Sept. 13-Oct. 18 Mon #1045 Nov. 1-Dec. 6 Mon #1046 Dec. 13-Jan. 17 Mon

6:00-7:00 pm 6:00-7:00 pm 6:00-7:00 pm

#1129 Sept. 15-Oct. 20 Wed 6:30-7:45 pm #1130 Oct. 27-Dec. 15* Wed 6:30-7:45 pm

Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Meridian Meridian

It’s fall again! Time for a workout! If you’re ready to work every muscle in your body and break a sweat, then this class is for you!! Students will spend the entire hour working on moving drills and layering movements. All levels welcome. For: Adults Instructor: Jeweled Scarab Dance Company Fee: $14 (2 days) 6:00-7:00 pm

Wed/Fri Wed/Fri Wed/Fri Wed/Fri

Lakewood Lakewood Lakewood Lakewood

Time to put those muscles to work and have fun doing it. In this one hour intro-workshop learn how we take muscle isolations and turn them into a great routine you can take home and show your friends. All levels welcome. For: Adults Instructor: Jeweled Scarab Dance Company Fee: $7 (1 day) 6:00-7:00 pm



Belly Dance Holiday Special Help lower the holiday stress with a 3-day technique class. Plus treat yourself to some fun while warming up those muscles. Great lead in for that potential New Year’s resolution. For: Adults Instructor: Jeweled Scarab Dance Company Fee: $20 (3 days) #1349 Dec. 2-16 Thur

6:00-7:00 pm


Belly Dance Post Holiday Special Great way to jumpstart that New Year’s resolution. This 3-day technique class will help start the year out right, on your way to a great you. For: Adults Instructor: Jeweled Scarab Dance Company Fee: $20 (3 days) #1350 Jan. 6-20 Thur

7:15-8:45 pm 7:15-8:45 pm 7:15-8:45 pm 7:15-8:45 pm

Belly Dance Beginner Choreography Workshop

#1348 Nov. 18 Thur

Belly Dance 2 Day Moving’ Grovin’ Drills Class


Sept. 1-24 Oct. 6-29 Nov. 3-24 Dec. 1-17


*No Class on Nov. 24 &Dec. 8

#1347 Oct. 28/Nov. 4

#1231 #1232 #1233 #1234

Adult James $45/month $7/drop-in (based on availability)

6:00-7:00 pm


Fall 2010


Adult & Youth Classes American Red Cross

Adult CPR & First Aid Class includes CPR; rescue breathing; first aid for choking; and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest; control of bleeding; and care for muscle, bone and joint injuries, sudden illness, and burns. Students must successfully complete both written and skills exams to meet OSHA and WISHA requirements.

American Red Cross

Adult/Child/Infant CPR & First Aid

Bring a non-refrigerated sack lunch/snack for half hour meal break.

Class includes first aid for choking; rescue breathing, CPR for adults/children/infants, and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest; control of bleeding; and care for muscle, bone and joint injuries, sudden illness, and burns.

Register and pay through the Red Cross, (253) 474-0600. Limited scholarships available. For:


Instructor: Red Cross Fee:

Students must successfully complete both written and skills exams to meet OSHA and WISHA requirements. Bring a non-refrigerated sack lunch/snack for half hour meal break. Register and pay through the Red Cross, (253) 474-0600. Limited scholarships available.

$54 (both CPR & First Aid) $41 (First Aid only)

Red Cross Sept. 9 Red Cross Oct. 23

Thur Sat

9:00 am-4:00 pm Sprinker 9:00 am-4:00 pm Sprinker

Red Cross Nov. 3


9:00 am-4:00 pm Lakewood

For: Instructor: Fee:

Adults Red Cross $62 (both CPR & First Aid) $52 (First Aid only)

Red Cross Oct. 22 Red Cross Oct. 7 Red Cross Dec. 1

Fri 8:00 am-4:30 pm Sprinker Sat 8:00 am-4:30 pm Lakewood Sat 8:00 am-4:30 pm Lakewood

FREE Yard Waste Composting Workshop Learn about the environmental benefits of composting and how you can easily reduce waste at home. Pierce County Public Works and Utilities’ Environmental Educators will teach you how to use green waste (grass clippings, young weeds, etc.) and brown waste (twigs, dead plants, leaves, straw, etc.) to make compost. This workshop has tips for maintaining a healthy compost pile, no matter what kind of composter you are. For:

Ages 11-Adult

Instructor: Pierce County Public Works & Utilties Fee:



Sign up through Public Works & Utilities Solid Waste Division 9850 - 64th Street West, University Place, WA 98467 (253) 798-2179 | e-mail:

Public Works Public Works

Oct. 7 Oct. 9

Thur 6:00-8:00 pm Meridian Sat 10:00 am-12 noon Frontier

Register through Pierce County Public Works & Utilities 253.798.2179 or


Fall 2010

Adult & Youth Classes Skills and Manners for Your Dog This is a transition class for dogs not ready for regular obedience class. It is designed to help dogs that lack confidence and socialization skills with other dogs or people. Emphasis will be on socialization and basic obedience using positive reinforcement. Behavior problems such as digging, chewing, biting and barking will be addressed. Some off lead work will be done in class. Required:

Puppy Obedience The Sirius Puppy training class covers neutering, anti-aggressive training (bite inhibition), house training, socialization to people/ dogs, behavior problems, handling, and basic obedience. Methods involve short training periods with play periods and positive rewards. Limited corrections. Most work done off lead. Class is for puppies 12–18 weeks old at the start of class. Older puppies MAY be admitted by instructor permission. The first night of class bring proof of vaccination, puppy with non-choke collar/lead, puppy treats, and members of the family interested in learning to train puppy. Do not feed puppy before class.

Sept. 27-Nov. 1 Nov. 8-Dec. 13

current shots 6’ lead leather or nylon, non-choke collar dog treats scoop bags towels for messes. Do not feed before class.

Dogs aggressive to other dogs will not be accepted. For: Adults Instructor: Jane Riffle Fee: $58 (6 wks) #669 Sept 8-Oct 13

For: Adults Instructor: Jane Riffle Fee: $55 (6 wks) #1195 #1196

• • • • • • •

Wed 6:30-7:30 pm


Mon 6:45-7:45 pm Sprinker Mon 6:45-7:45 pm Sprinker

Dog Obedience Training In this beginner course, learn how to train your dog to be well-mannered at home, as well as to compete with high scores in AKC obedience trials. Novice exercises include heeling on/off the leash, sit, stay, down stay, stand for examination, recall and finish. Required: • • • • •

current DHL-P, Parvovirus, and rabies vaccination current fecal test negative for worms chain training collar (small link) no more than 2 inches larger than the circumference of the dog’s neck 6-foot leather lead well-fitting shoes with soles that grip.

NO DOGS first class! First class is an hour lecture. For: Teens/Adults Instructor: Jensen-Tabor Fee: $62 (8 wks) #1337

Sept. 21-Nov. 9


6:30-7:30 pm Sprinker

Fall 2010


Youth Classes Little Athletes Calling all energetic kids – here’s the class for you! Come to this fun and movin’ class where you will play and learn a new sport each week. We focus on team work and good sportsmanship. The instructor has a degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

Sign and Sing

For: Ages 3-8 Instructor: Martinsons Fee: $36 (6 wks) Ages 3-4 #1137 #1140

Sept. 20-Oct. 25 Nov. 1-Dec. 6

Mon 3:15-4:00 pm Frontier Mon 3:15-4:00 pm Frontier

Sept. 20-Oct. 25 Nov. 1-Dec. 6

Mon 4:05-4:50 pm Frontier Mon 4:05-4:50 pm Frontier

Ages 5-6 #1138 #1141

From the moment a parent meets that little one there is a strong desire to understand what he/she is thinking – hungry, tired, too cold, content? Using everyday items in engaging small and large group activities, you will sing songs and practice the sign as you say the words, play with toys, and help your child learn both the spoken word and the sign. For:

Parent & Child, 6 months - 3yrs

Instructor: Ingalls, Licensed KM Educator

Ages 7-8 #1139 #1142

Sept. 20-Oct. 25 Nov. 1-Dec. 6

Mon 4:55-5:40 pm Frontier Mon 4:55-5:40 pm Frontier


$99 (5 sessions includes materials) $55 second child Registration Deadline: Sept. 22

#1161 Oct. 6-Nov. 3

Wed 9:30-10:15 am


Our Time: Milk and Cookies Make everyday home activities and chores easier and more fun with music. Move, play, and sing together in developmentally appropriate activities created just for 18 months to 3 year olds. Capture the familiar and new moments of the day and learn how music can impact your toddler.

Guitar Classes Learn the basic skills to play guitar. Learn introductory note reading skills and simple chords so that the class can play songs together. Bring your own guitar (no electric guitars)**. For: Ages 7-Adult Instructor: Connie Fees**: $75 (8 wks) Oct. 19-Dec. 14 * Tue

Parent & Child, 18 months-3 yrs

Instructor: Ingalls, Licensed KM Educator Fee:

$159 (10 sessions includes materials) $114 second child Registration deadline: Sept. 22

#1162 Oct. 6-Dec. 8

Ages 7-10 #1174


5:30-6:20 pm Sprinker

Wed 10:45-11:30 am

Family Time: Make Way for Music Families will sing, dance and move their way through an exploration of several elements of music. You will engage in developmentally appropriate activities that the whole family can enjoy together, including fingerplays, songs, circle dances, story time and family jam.

Ages 11-Adult #1173

Oct. 19-Dec. 14 * Tue

*No class Nov. 30

6:30-7:20 pm Sprinker

If you don’t have a guitar, a limited number of rentals will be available. **Guitar Rental: $10.00 per series (limited quantities) plus $5.00 instrument maintenance fee ($50.00 refundable damage deposit). About the instructor: Meredith Connie has been playing guitar and teaching both children and adults for over 15 years. She has a Masters in Guitar from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is active as a performer in the area. Questions: contact Meredith Connie 253-722-9299.


Fall 2010


For: Instructor Fee:

Parent & Child, Ages 7 and younger Ingalls, Licensed KM Educator $127 (5 sessions includes materials) $55 - 2nd child Registration Deadline: Oct. 27

#1163 Nov 10-Dec 8

Wed 9:30-10:15 am


Youth Classes Frontier Dance Classes Class Attire: Girls wear leotard, tights, and ballet slippers. Boys wear shorts, tee shirt, and ballet slippers. The last class (November 5) is held from 4:30-5:30 pm for all classes/students to display what they have learned.

Creative Movement - Frontier This class provides a fun introduction to dance and movement. Children will learn and improve rhythm, coordination, flexibility and basic dance moves.

Alphabet Soup You guessed it - this class is all about learning the ABC’s. Each week we will focus on two letters. Through show and tell, art projects, songs, games, rhymes and movement, we will learn the alphabet together. For: Instructor: Fee:

Parent & Child, 18 months-3 years McCoy $44 (6 wks) $25 second child

#1150 #1151

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 3-Dec. 8

Wed Wed

Mini Movers Parent and child play together in this lively and fun class. Songs, dance, music and games make this the perfect class for toddlers. Emphasis is placed on friendship and fun. Parent & Child, 18 months-3 years McCoy $36 (6 wks) $18 second child

#1144 #1145

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 3-Dec. 8

Wed Wed


Sept 24-Oct. 29 Fri 3:15-4:00 pm Frontier Nov. 5 Presentation Fri 4:30-5:30 pm Frontier

Beginning Ballet & Dance - Frontier

4:55-5:40 pm Frontier 4:55-5:40 pm Frontier

For: Instructor: Fee:

For: Ages 3-4 Instructor: Talbott Fee: $39 (7 wks)

This class gives an introduction to ballet and other dance skills. Children will start learning various dance terms. For: Ages 5-6 Instructor: Talbott Fee: $39 (7 wks) #1206

Sept 24-Oct. 29 Fri 4:10-4:55 pm Frontier Nov. 5 Presentation Fri 4:30-5:30 pm Frontier

3:15-4:00 pm Frontier 3:15-4:00 pm Frontier

Messy Time It’s wonderful to be messy! Have fun exploring the joy of art using different themes and materials each week. Come dressed for a mess. Parents stay to participate. For: Parent & Child, Ages 2-4

$44 (6 wks) $25 second child

#1147 #1148

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 3-Dec. 8

Learn basic jazz steps, moving into the high energy dance of Hip-Hop. Jumps, turns, leaps, and enhanced flexibility will be taught while learning a fun routine packed with catchy choreography. Class Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and non-marking soled shoes. No jeans.

Instructor: McCoy Fee:

Hip Hop

Wed Wed

4:05-4:55 pm Frontier 4:05-4:55 pm Frontier

For: Ages 7-12 Instructor: Talbott Fee: $45 (7 wks) #1158

Sept 24-Oct. 29 Fri 5:05-6:05 pm Frontier Nov. 5 Presentation Fri 4:30-5:30 pm Frontier

Fall 2010


Youth Classes Sprinker Ballet Classes

Toe, Tap & Tumble

Class Attire:

This dance and movement class covers basic ballet exercises, tap dancing skills, and gymnastic tumbling. Youth will develop flexibility, balance and total body coordination. Students should wear shorts or leotards, tap or hard-soled shoes and soft ballet slippers.

• Sweats, white t-shirt and black leather ballet shoes for boys. • Pink leather ballet shoes, pink tights, and leotard for girls. No tutus please. - All hair must be pulled back.

Toddler Ballet - Sprinker This class introduces children to the fun of ballet with pre-ballet movement and stretching. Class includes using our bodies when talking about shapes, counting, and more. For: Ages 3-6 Instructor: King Fee: $44 (6 wks) #1180 #1181

Sept. 27-Nov. 1 Nov. 8-Dec. 13

For: Instructor: Location: Fee:

Ages 3-12 Wright Sprinker $43 (8 wks)

Ages 3-4 #1202 Oct. 2-Nov. 20 Sat 11:10 am-12:10 pm Beginner #1204 Oct. 2-Nov. 20 Sat 1:20-2:20 pm Beginner Ages 5-6

Mon 3:00-3:45 pm Sprinker Mon 3:00-3:45 pm Sprinker

#1203 Oct. 2-Nov. 20 Sat 12:15-1:15 pm #1205 Oct. 2-Nov. 20 Sat 2:25-3:25 pm Ages 7-12 #1201 Oct. 2-Nov. 20 Sat 10:05-11:05 am

Beginning Ballet - Sprinker

Beginner Intermediate Beginner

Ballet will be introduced with a focus on proper technique and posture. Students will be learning basic ballet steps and terminology, as well as, an introduction to counting music and the ability to gain strength. Students will have opportunities to explore the ways steps can be combined to make new steps and dances. For: Ages 5-14 Instructor: King Fee: $44 (6 wks) Ages 5-8 #1177 #1178 #1183 #1184

Sept. 29-Nov. 3 Sept. 29-Nov. 3 Nov. 10-Dec. 15 Nov. 10-Dec. 15

Wed Wed Wed Wed

4:45-5:45 pm 5:45-6:45 pm 4:45-5:45 pm 5:45-6:45 pm

Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker

Sept. 29-Nov. 3 Nov. 10-Dec. 15

Wed Wed

6:45-7:45 pm Sprinker 6:45-7:45 pm Sprinker

Ages 9-14 #1179 #1185

This level is designed for the dancer who has some experience in a formal ballet class. Steps will gradually become harder, and new steps will be learned while continuing to work on proper technique and placement. For: Ages 5-8 Instructor: King Fee: $44 (6 wks)


Sept. 27-Nov. 1 Nov. 8-Dec. 13

Fall 2010

Introduction to developmental gymnastics through basic tumbling. Classes focus on flexibility, strength, body awareness and having fun with movement. This is a great foundation for fitness as a way of life from Puget Sound Gymnastics Academy, an internationally competitive school. For: Ages 5-13 Instructor: Puget Sound Gymnastics Academy Fee: $62 (8 wks)

Intermediate Ballet - Sprinker

#1182 #1186

Puget Sound Gymnastics Academy

Mon 3:45-4:45 pm Sprinker Mon 3:45-4:45 pm Sprinker

Ages 5-7 #1361 #1362 #1364 #1365 #1367 #1368

Oct. 6-27 Oct. 6-27 Nov. 3-24 Nov. 3-24 Dec. 1-22 Dec. 1-22

Wed 4:40-5:40 pm Sprinker Wed 5:45-6:45 pm Sprinker Wed 4:40-5:40 pm Sprinker Wed 5:45-6:45 pm Sprinker Wed 4:40-5:40 pm Sprinker Wed 5:45-6:45 pm Sprinker

Ages 8-13 #1363 #1366 #1369

Oct. 6-27 Wed 6:50-7:50 pm Sprinker Nov. 3-24 Wed 6:50-7:50 pm Sprinker Dec. 1-22* Wed 6:50-7:50 pm Sprinker

*No Class Dec. 22

Youth Classes Tae Kwon Do (Karate) Build self discipline, agility, balance, strength and speed. Students are built from the inside out and must face strict standards for advancement including physical, mental and written tests. Learn Olympic style, traditional weapons and boxing training. Taught by career instructors with multiple years of experience. For:

Ages 8-Adult

Instructors: Hagedorn & Shaw

Tumbling This class focuses on the basics of gymnastic-based tumbling. Students will be taught and introduced to proper technique, giving a solid foundation to all movement. Younger participants will start with forward and backward rolls and simple dance skills including skipping, leaping and turning. Older participants will learn and develop skills including handstands, cartwheels, front and back walkover, and more advanced dance skills. For: Instructor: Fee:

Ages 3-11 Linger* $36 (6 wks - Ages 3-4) $41 (6 wks - Ages 5-11) Tue 4:00-4:45 pm Tue 4:00-4:45 pm

Meridian Meridian

Tue 4:55-5:55 pm Tue 4:55-5:55 pm

Meridian Meridian

Ages 5-6 #1332 Sept. 21-Oct. 26 #1333 Nov. 2-Dec. 7

Beginner-Blue Belt: #1354 Oct. 4-27 Mon/Wed 5:30-7:00 pm Lakewood #1355 Nov. 1-29 Mon/Wed 5:30-7:00 pm Lakewood #1356 Dec.6-29 Mon/Wed 5:30-7:00 pm Lakewood #932 #934 #936 #939

Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

#933 Sept. #935 Oct. #937 Nov.* #940 Dec.*

Ages 7-11 #1334 Sept. 21-Oct. 26 #1335 Nov. 2-Dec. 7

$31/month (beginner-blue belt) $36/month (red belt & above) $26 - 2nd family member

Mon/Thur Mon/Thur Mon/Thur Mon/Thur

6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-8:00 pm

Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker

6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-7:30 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-7:30 pm

Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker Sprinker

Red Belt & Above or Select Adults:

Ages 3-4 #1330 Sept. 21-Oct. 26 #1331 Nov. 2-Dec. 7


Tue 6:05-7:05 pm Tue 6:05-7:05 pm

Mon/Thur Fri Mon/Thur Fri Mon/Thur Fri Mon/Thur Fri

*No Classes Nov. 25, Dec. 24, Dec. 31

Meridian Meridian

*Danielle Linger has a BS in Exercise Science and a Minor in Coaching. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

Cheerleading JUMP Kids Fitness JUMP Kids Fitness offers is a basic cheerleading program that includes warm-up and stretching techniques, arm motions, kicks, jumps, cheers, chants, and a short dance routine. The goal is to promote physical fitness for kids in a fun way. For: Ages 5-10 Instructor: Edwards - JUMP Kids Fitness Fee: $66 (6 wks) Ages 5-7 #1338 Sept. 11-Oct. 23 #1339 Oct. 30-Dec. 18

Sat Sat

9:00-9:45 am 9:00-9:45 am

Lakewood Lakewood

Sat Sat

10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Lakewood Lakewood

Ages 8-10 #1241 Sept. 11-Oct. 23 #1242 Oct. 30-Dec. 18

Fall 2010


Youth Classes American Red Cross

Babysitter’s Training

This one day class covers the skills required of a safe, responsible babysitter. Learn supervision and play with children of various ages, basic child care, basic first aid, safety precautions, accident prevention and critical emergency action skills. Participants should bring a non-refrigerated sack lunch/snacks for a half hour meal break. Register and pay through the Red Cross (253)474-0600. Limited scholarships available. For: Ages 11 and older Instructor: Red Cross Fee: $43.50 - Register through Red Cross (253)474-0600

Young Ladies and Gentleman Children rarely beg for the opportunity to attend a class on manners, and yet it’s the key to building positive friendships and strong self-esteem.

Red Cross Sept. 11 Red Cross Oct. 16

Sat 9:00 am-3:30 pm Sprinker Sat 9:00 am-3:30 pm Sprinker

Red Cross Oct. 20 Red Cross Dec. 21

Wed 9:00 am-3:30 pm Lakewood Wed 9:00 am-3:30 pm Lakewood

Red Cross Oct. 2 Red Cross Nov. 11

Sat 9:00 am-3:30 pm Frontier Thur 9:00 am-3:30 pm Meridian

This fun hands-on workshop teaches telephone etiquette, basic table manners, introductions, personal care and posture. Each student receives a “goodie bag” to take home. Don’t be surprised if they come out asking for more! For: Ages 5-12 Instructor: Final Touch Finishing School Fee: $35 #1213

Sept. 25


9:00 am-12 noon Lakewood

Starting Point Guys and gals overcome the anxieties about “how do I look, what do I say, and what do I do”, in this fun, fast paced, interactive course. Topics include first impressions, presentation skills, introductions, posture, appearance tips, and manners for movies, shopping and dining. Never again will you wonder how to correctly eat a french fry! For: Ages 11-16 Instructor: Final Touch Finishing School Fee: $45 #1214

Sept. 25


12:30-4:30 pm


Register Early...... Nothing cancels a good program quicker than everyone waiting until the last minute to register. Minimum registrations must be met one week prior to the course date or it will be canceled. Coming in the day the course begins won’t resurrect it, so please register early.


Fall 2010

American Red Cross

Home Alone Safety Training

Course will prepare youth to respond safely to situations when direct parental supervision is unavailable; includes roleplay door/visitor and phone safety, gun and internet safety, house key and personal safety, first aid situations, and family communications. Students receive a participant book, phone and note pads, 911 card, fire escape plan, and responsibilities poster. Register and pay through the Red Cross (253)474-0600. For: Ages 8-11 Instructor: Red Cross Fee: $27.50 Red Cross Sept. 18 Red Cross Oct. 30 Red Cross Nov. 20

Sat Sat Sat

9:30 am-12:00 pm 9:30 am-12:00 pm 9:30 am-12:00 pm

Sprinker Sprinker Lakewood

Youth Sports Kidz Love Soccer, Inc. Program This instructional program teaches soccer skills and techniques needed to participate with other players in games, at school and on teams. Participants should bring their own shin guards. For: Ages 2-12 Locations: South Hill Park 86th Ave E. & 144th St. E, South Hill Puyallup Lakewood Community Center Gymnasium 9112 Lakewood Drive SW, Lakewood Instructors: Kidz Love Soccer Staff Fee: $52 (6 wks) Mommy/Daddy & Me - Ages 2-3 1/2 #1059 #1066

Youth Indoor Soccer

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

Wed 3:00-3:30 pm South Hil Wed 3:00-3:30 pm Lakewood

Tot-Soccer - Ages 3 1/2-4 #1060 #1067

Coach Officiated League For: Boys and Girls Ages 4-7 4 & 5 year olds play together; 6 & 7 year olds play together

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

Wed 3:40-4:10 pm Wed 3:40-4:10 pm

South Hill Lakewood

Wed 4:10-4:45 pm Wed 4:10-4:45 pm

South Hill Lakewood

Wed 4:45-5:30 pm Wed 4:45-5:30 pm

South Hill Lakewood

Wed 5:30-6:15 pm Wed 5:30-6:15 pm

South Hill Lakewood

Wed 5:30-6:30 pm Wed 5:30-6:30 pm

South Hill Lakewood

Pre-Soccer - Ages 4-5

Fee: $45 - Includes team t-shirt, certificate of participation, players soccer clinic, and 7 or 8 games. Registration: Wednesday, September 8, 5:30-6:15 pm at the Lakewood Community Center. Registration limited to the first 240 children who sign up on a first come-first served basis. Registrations received after the 8th are on a space available basis. League Purpose:

#1061 #1068

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

Soccer 1 - Ages 5-6 #1062 #1069

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

Soccer 2 - Ages 7-8 #1063 #1070

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

This is strictly a recreational program. The focus is on a positive self image, self confidence, sportsmanship, and physical skills. There are no try-outs, everyone plays regardless of ability.

Soccer 3 - Ages 9-12


Kidz Love Soccer Rainout Line 1-866-590-9965.

#1064 #1071

Sept. 22-Oct. 27 Nov. 17-Dec. 22

• Practices are held one evening per week (Mon, Wed, or Fri) at 5:15 pm or 6:15 pm starting the week of Sept. 27th. • Games are played on Saturdays at the Lakewood Community Center and may be scheduled: Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13. Mandatory Coaches Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 5:45-6:30 pm at the Lakewood Community Center. Parent/Coach Orientation Meeting and Players Clinic:

Saturday, Sept. 25 at the Lakewood Community Center: • 10:30-11:30 am for ages 4-5, • 11:45 am-12:45 pm for ages 6-7

For more information, please call (253)798-4091.

Fall 2010


Youth Sports PLU Basketball Skills Camp Pacific Lutheran University in cooperation with Pierce County Parks and Recreation presents an afternoon working on basketball skills at the PLU Basketball Skills Camp. For:

Ages 8-12


Saturday, October 9


3:30-5:30 pm


Lakewood Community Center Gym 9112 Lakewood Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98499


$25/camper Fee includes T-shirt and PLU Skills booklet Register at the Lakewood Community Center, 9112 Lakewood DR SW, Lakewood 253-798-4177.

253-798-4091 for camp information.

Challenger Sports British Soccer Skill League This program consists of professional instruction and professionally coached games for players ages U6 – U8 over 2 hours every Sunday. Players receive one training session and one small-sided game every Sunday, both coached by a Challenger Sports professional soccer coach! The Skills League focuses on developing the individual technical ability of each player with emphasis on ball familiarity, dribbling, individual moves, turns, tricks, passing, control and more! Every Sunday the players will compete in organized games where they will put into practice the skills they learned the previous sessions the hour before. The small-sided games will maximize the contact that each player has with the ball and in turn provide the maximum opportunity for skill development. For: U6-U8 Instructor: Challenger Sports Staff Fee: $100 Register through Challenger at or call 800-533-9374 for more details. Challenger Sept. 26-Oct. 31 Sun Challenger Sept. 26-Oct. 31 Sun

to all the 2010 T-Ball and Coach Pitch coaches for your hard work and making our programs a success!!!


Fall 2010


Boys and Girls 7-14 (as of March 31, 2011)


Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011


12:00-2:00 pm

Location: Pierce College - Health Education Center 9401 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood, 98498

11:00 am-1:00 pm Sprinker 2:30-4:30 pm Frontier

Special Thanks...

Hot Spot Competition

The Washington Recreation and Park Association sponsors this basketball skills competition which involves shooting from five “Hot Spots” marked on one half of the basketball court. The competition tests a young athlete’s all-around basketball skills within a series of one-minute rounds. The youth with the highest accumulated number of points is declared the winner in his or her age group. Winners are eligible to participate in the state competition. No pre-registration, no charge required, just show up the day of the event.

Adult Sports Adult Whiffle Ball Location:

Lakewood Community Center

League Limit:

16 teams

Entry Deadline

Thursday, Sept 23

League Starts:

Mid October

Length of League: 10 games League Fee:


Drop-In Pickleball

Open Badminton Program Hosted by the Tacoma Badminton Club, badminton players can play on Monday evenings from 7:30-10:00 pm at the Lakewood Community Center. Rackets are available as well as instruction. Adults and children with skill levels from beginning to advanced are welcome to participate. Call (253)272-9883 for additional information.

Pickleball players of all ages and abilities are welcome every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at the Lakewood Community Center, 7:30-10:30 am. Up to six courts are available for singles and doubles play for a nominal fee of $3 per day. Purchase a $100 annual participant’s card for unlimited play throughout the year. * No pickleball on Sept. 6

Book the Lakewood Community Center’s gymnasium and party room for your special day! A variety of sports activites and open play options are available for your celebration including basketball, indoor soccer, dodgeball, volleyball, badminton, pickleball and whiffleball. Party Packages start at $80 which includes one hour in half of the gym and one hour in the party room, plus one of these great game bags: Piffleball, volleyball, parachute or kickball. Our party room seats up to 100 and includes a small kitchen for food preparation and serving. Refundable damage deposit of $100 is due at time of the reservation. Ask about our Cooperative Play Sessions where a recreational professional will plan your play activities for an additional charge.

Reserve Lakewood Community Center today! 253-798-4753

Fall 2010


Tennis Sprinker Tennis & Racquetball Court Reservations

Sprinker Pro Shop 253-531-6300

Tennis and racquetball courts are available for rent by the hour at Sprinker Tennis Center. Reservations may be made up to 6 days in advance by calling the Pro Shop (253)531-6300, Monday-Friday 8:00 am-9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-6:00 pm, and Sunday 9:00 am-7:00 pm. All phone reservations require advance payment by VISA, M/C, Am Exp or Discover card. Tennis Courts: 1. Court times are for 1 hour. More than one court time may be reserved, if available. 2. Court fees:

$15/hour - singles

$20/hour - doubles

3. VIP Court Card*- unlimited tennis play on a reservation basis. $75/month - singles $99/month - couple (same household) Racquetball Courts: 1. Court times are for 1 hour. 2. Court fees per player: Monday–Sunday from 8:00 am-9:00 pm. $12 - 1-2 player

$13.50 - 3 players $14.50 - 4 players

3. VIP Court Card*- unlimited racquetball play on a reservation basis. $45/month - singles Wallyball & Basketball Courts: 1. Court times are for 1 hour. 2. Court Fees per player: Monday–Sunday from 8:00 am-9:00 pm. $15 - 2 players $18 - 4 players

Our Pro Shop offers a complete selection of tennis racquets from Wilson, Babolat, Weed, Prince and Head plus a complete selection of racquetball racquets from Ektelon, Wilson and Head. Demo program available. Sprinker Tennis Center is a member of the United States Racquet Stringers Association. Professional racquet stringing with Wilson, Prince, Gamma, Head, Technifibre, Gosen and Babolat strings with 24-hour turn around. The Sprinker Pro Shop also offers a complete selection of figure skating apparel and accessories including dresses, Mondor skating tights, vests, warm-ups, jewelry, and bags. We can special order sizes from children’s small to adult x-large. We can also heat-mold figure and hockey skates. The Sprinker Tennis Pro Shop supplies a variety of hockey equipment. Special orders and layaways are available: Bauer, Nike, and Itech hockey skates, helmets, gloves, and pads; as well as, hockey bags, pucks, sticks, stick tape, sock tape, mouth guards, jerseys, socks, and jock shorts.

$16.50 - 3 players $20.00 - 5+ players

Fees include wallyball and net and/or basketball. $10 returnable ball deposit required.

Private Tennis Lessons

Other Court Rental Opportunities: Tennis Ball Machine

$25.00 Includes balls, ball hopper, and 1 hour court rental.

Ping Pong Table

$2.00 per hour + $5.00 deposit.

Paddle Rental

$1.00 each + $10.00 deposit.

Racquet Rentals

$2.00 each per court reservation + $10.00 deposit.

Steve Kubota Pat Block High Performance Coach Director of Tennis

Videotaped stroke analysis $65 includes CD

Dennis Heinz Asst. Tennis Pro

1. Pay in person or by phone with a credit card, up to 6 days in advance.

(1 hr video plus 1/2 hr analysis)

Book your lessons at Sprinker Tennis Pro Shop.

2. Call on the day of play and pay with credit card.


* VIP Court Card Reservations are limited to 1-1/2 hours unless open courts are available. Ask for complete policy in the Pro-shop.

Fall 2010

1 Hour Semi Private $30/person 1 Hour Private $50-$60

Two Ways to Reserve a Court:


1/2 Hour Private $30-$35

Mike McDonnell Asst. Tennis Pro

Adam Blackner Asst. Tennis Pro

Returning players may ask for a free NTRP rating evaluation.

Tennis Adult Group Tennis Lessons 253-531-6300 Register at Sprinker Pro-Shop Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes are available. Instruction covers fundamental strokes plus singles and doubles strategy with drills designed to work on control, consistency and game improvement. Minimum of 4 players required for any class to be held. Call 253-531-6300 for a free 1/2 hour evaluation. Fee: 4-class Sessions (once/week) 1 Hr Classes: $50.00 Pre-paid 1-1/2 Hr Classes: $68.00 Pre-paid

Drop-in Rates (paid day of play): 1 Hr Classes: $15.00 1-1/2 Hr Classes: $20.00

Co-ed Beginner:

Tue Sat

6:30-7:30 pm 9:00-10:00 am

Junior Group Tennis Lessons

Co-ed Adv. Beg/Intermediate:

Mon/Wed 6:30-8:00 pm Tue/Thr 10:00-11:30 am Sat 9:00-10:30 am

Co-Ed Intermediate/Advanced:

Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes are available. Instruction covers fundamental strokes plus singles and doubles strategy and game improvement. Minimum of 4 players required for any class to be held.

Fee: 4-Class Pre-Paid Sessions: 1/2 Hr Class $40.00 1 Hr Class $48.00 1-1/2 Hr Class $68.00

Mon/Wed Mon/Wed Tue/Thr Sat

9:30-11:00 am 6:30-8:00 pm 12:00-1:30 pm 9:00-10:30 am

Quick Start Tots - Ages 3-5

Adult Skills & Drills Workouts 2.5-4.0 3.0-4.0 2.5-3.0 3.5-4.5

Co-Ed Co-Ed Ladies Men

Sat Mon/Wed Tue Thr

Drop-in Rates (paid day-of-play): 1/2 Hr Class $12.00 1 Hr Class $14.00 1-1/2 Hr Class $20.00

9:00-10:30 am 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-8:00 pm 6:30-8:00 pm


10:30-11:00 am

Grassroots Beginners - Ages 6-12

Tue/Th Sat

4:00-5:00 pm 10:30-11:30 am

Drop-In Senior Social Doubles

High School Prep/Entry Level - Boys & Girls, Ages 13-17

Pre-registration required. You do not need a partner to participate, players sign-up on arrival and rotate in with different partners throughout the morning. Sign-up in pro shop.

Junior Development/Intermediate & Adv. Level


Men’s Doubles Night Pre-registration required. You don’t need a partner to participate. Players rotate with different partners throughout the evening. Cost is $8.00/player.

Mon/Tue/Wed/Th 5:00-6:30 pm Tue/Th Sun

3:30-5:00 pm 1:00-2:30 pm

NO REFUNDS for lesson payments once session begins. Credit will be given for missed classes if you notify us at least 2 hours prior to start of class. All class times are subject to change, please call the pro shop at 253-531-6300.

8:00-10:00 pm

Register today in the Pro Shop 253-531-6300! Ask about private lessons for technique improvement.

USTA Sanctioned Junior Tournaments

Rookie, Challenger & Champ Levels Tournaments are scheduled every month Check online for schedules and entry

NO REFUNDS for lesson payments once session begins. Credit will be given for missed classes if you notify us at least 2 hours prior to start of class. All class times are subject to change. Minimum of 4 players is required to hold a class. Please call the pro shop at 253-531-6300.

4:00-5:00 pm 10:30-11:30 am

Junior Excellence/Advanced Level (Pro Approval Required)

8:00-10:00 am $8.00/player

Advanced levels 3.5-4.5 Men Tue

Mon/Wed Sat

information: Register online http//

Fall 2010


Ice Skating

Party Includes:

Sprinker Recreation Center Sprinker Recreation Center is your community recreation headquarters! No where in Pierce County will you find more family activities right here on your back doorstep. Our activities include ice skating, tennis, racquetball, wallyball, pickleball, ping-pong, basketball, football, soccer, softball, baseball, skateboarding and more! Our facility is equipped with an NHL regulation ice surface, 4 indoor and 6 outdoor tennis courts, 5 racquetball courts, one of the largest outdoor skateboarding parks in Western Washington, 8 softball diamonds, outdoor basketball courts, multiple meeting rooms, walking trails and SPIRE ROCK the mountain climber’s rock. First rate classes, programs and community events are what make Sprinker Recreation Center the place to play.

Sprinker Contact Numbers: (253) 798-4003

Special Events Line

(253) 798-4000

General Information, Class Registrations Emergency Schedules/Closures

(253) 798-4040

Ice Rates, Ice Arena Schedule, Public Session Times & Fees

(253) 798-4015

Kyle Wintermute, General Manager

(253) 798-4042

Kathy Wainhouse, Skating Director

(253) 798-4045

Janice Forbes, ISI Skating Coordinator

(253) 798-4056

Becca Boyle, Recreation Coordinator

(253) 798-4030

Adam Eyer, Recreation Coordinator

(253) 798-4246

Don Garwood, Maintenance Coordinator

(253) 798-4080


(253) 531-6300

Tennis/Racquetball & Pro-Shop


Fall 2010

• • • •

Admission and skate rental for the day of your party 15 Special Sprinker Birthday Invitations Free skating passes for another day (skate rental not included) Driving range passes for each child: compliments of Lake Spanaway Golf Course • Party room for entire session with helium balloons for each guest • Party Food Package - 2 large pizzas and a small drink per guest. (Cheese, pepperoni, sausage/olive, Canadian bacon/pineapple) • 1/4 sheet birthday cake provided by Albertson’s Special for the Birthday Child: • A special birthday card from Sprinker Recreation Center • A Sprinker Recreation Birthday Pin for the birthday child • The “Birthday Song” played for the birthday child Reservations: To book your party call 253-798-4030, Tuesday through Saturday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Reservations must be made two weeks in advance with a NON-REFUNDABLE pre-payment of $160.00 required at time of reservation. Birthday parties are available year round, Friday through Monday during the public sessions. Adults receive a discount skate fee of $5.00 unless included in the party package. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the skate session to assure the group’s skate rental. Adult supervision is required throughout the party. Do not leave personal belongings unattended in party room. Please inform your party guests to identify themselves at the door to avoid being charged general admission. Bring your own birthday candles.

Ice Skating Regular Public Skating Sessions

Public Ice Skating Admission Fees $6.00 Adults


3:45 - 5:15 pm

Regular Prices


10:30 am - 12:00 noon

Regular Prices

$5.00 Students (6–17)

Wednesday 6:30 - 8:15 pm


$4.00 Senior Citizens (62 & over)


10:30 am - 12:00 noon 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Regular Prices Thirty Something

$4.00 Children (5 & under)


7:45 - 9:45 pm

Regular Prices


11:45 am - 1:45 pm 8:15 - 10:15 pm

Regular Prices Regular Prices


2:30 - 4:30 pm

Regular Prices

253-798-4040 current public skate session times

$2.00 Skate Rental $5.00 Cheapskate Sessions (includes skate rental) $5.00 Thirty Something (Ages 30 and Up)

Discount rates available for groups of 25 or more; two weeks advance notice required.

Public session skating passes available at reduced rates.

Military discount available, ID required.

Discount 10-Admission Cards - Save $5 $55.00......Adult Admission Card $45.00......Student Admission Card $35.00......Child/Senior Admission Card

Skate Sharpening & Repair

Riedell Figure Skates Sprinker Recreation Center is proud to offer the Riedell skating boot collection. Riedell skates are an excellent product for the beginning skater to the more advanced, and has a boot suited to your individual needs.

(Hockey and Figure Varies)

Receive a complimentary skate blade sharpening with your purchase. Spend $100 or more and receive two complimentary passes to any of Sprinker’s public skate sessions. For more information contact: Janice Forbes at (253)798-4045 Kathy Wainhouse at (253)798-4042

WHILE-U-WAIT Sharps........................................................$11.00 (Based on staff availability - hockey/regular sharps) Custom Figure Sharps ..........................................................$12.00 (Dropped off for pick up within 4 days) Custom Figure WHILE-U-WAIT Sharps ...........................$15.00 (Based on staff availability)

Riedell Skates Youth Skate Sets.......$55.00 - $249.00* Adult Skate Sets ......$65.00 - $289.00*

Waterproofing . ......................................................................$15.00

Junior Boots Only . ..$109.00 - $499.00* Adult Boots Only ....$129.00 - $638.00*

Plug & Remount.....................................................................$18.00

Wilson/MK Blades

Replacing Rivets, Screws, and Eyelets...............minimum $5.00

Beginning to Intermediate .............$69.00 - $140.00* Beginning Freestyle to Advanced .$140.00 - $575.00*

Blade Straightening................................................................$12.00

Blade Mounts..........................................................................$18.00 Plug, Remount & Waterproof...............................................$33.00

Boots and blade fittings by appointment only. *Prices subject to change.

Hockey and Regular Sharps...................................................$8.00 (Dropped off for pick up within 4 days)

Heat Molding............................................................................$8.00 Boot Stretching (includes Heat Molding)...........................$12.00

Fall 2010


Ice Skating 2010 Extra Special Holiday Skating Parties, Events and Sessions 30 Something Haunted Skate Party

Food Drive to benefit FISH Food Banks

Join Sprinker Recreation Center “30 Something” session for treats, music, and fun. Enter the costume contest for a chance to win a variety of prizes, and skate in costume to all your favorite Haunted music. Thur, Oct. 28

12:15 - 1:15 pm

30 Something (30+)

Bring 3 cans of food to benefit the FISH Food Banks of Pierce County and...

Ghosts, Goblins, and Ghouls Competition Join us at Sprinker as we cheer the Sprinker Fighre Skating Team on home ice for our annual in-house ISI Competition. Skaters of all ages and levels will be competing for a spot at the top of the podium. Sat, Oct. 30

2:00 - 8:00 pm

Sat, Dec. 4 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Food Drop Off

• Ice skate for FREE from 8:15 pm-11:15 pm (admission/skate rental included) • Receive a $4.00 off Fantasy Lights coupon for one car admission valid through January 2, 2011. Bring the entire family for a fun-filled night while helping the FISH Food Banks.

FREE for spectators

Halloween Monster Skate

Winter Public Skating Sessions

A ghoulistic, monsterific, and scaretastic party! Come to Sprinker Halloween afternoon before you go trick-or-treating for good times, great music and ice skating fun. We’ve got cheapskate prices, costume prizes and great food. Bring your costume, your friends and family to this year’s Halloween Monster Skate!

Mon, Dec. 20

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Cheapskate Regular Prices

Tue, Dec. 21

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cheapskate Regular Price Regular Prices

Wed, Dec. 22

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:15 pm

Regular Price Regular Price Cheapskate

Thur, Dec. 23

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cheapskate Regular Price Regular Prices

Fri, Dec. 24

10:30 am - 12:00 noon Cheapskate 2:30 - 4:30 pm Regular Price (Building closed after last session)

Sat, Dec. 25

Holiday - CLOSED

Sun, Dec. 26

2:30 - 4:30 pm 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Cheapskate Cheapskate

“Color The Mascots” Contest

Mon, Dec. 27

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Cheapskate Regular Prices

Entry forms available at Sprinker. Turn in your colored picture of Blade and Icey and receive a pass for free admission. Only one entry per child, entries will be on display in the ice arena.

Tue, Dec. 28

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cheapskate Regular Price Regular Prices

Dec. 1-20

Holiday Ice Performance

Wed, Dec. 29

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:15 pm

Cheapskate Regular Price Cheapskate

A holiday performance featuring skaters from age 3 years to seniors will be showcased in an event full of “Seasons Greetings.” Call Sprinker 253-798-4000 for event schedule.

Thur, Dec. 30

10:30 am - 12:00 noon 2:30 - 4:30 pm 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Cheapskate Regular Price Regular Prices

Thur, Dec. 2 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Fri Dec. 31

10:30 am - 12:00 noon Cheapskate 2:30 - 4:30 pm Regular Price (Building closed after last session)

Sat, Oct. 30

8:15 - 10:15 pm


Veteran’s Day Skating Thur, Nov. 11

10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Thanksgiving Skating Thur, Nov. 25 Fri., Nov. 26


Closed - Thanksgiving Day 11:15 am - 1:15 pm Cheapskate 7:45 - 9:45 pm Regular Prices

Ages 3-12

Fall 2010

$1.00 by Wed. Dec. 1 $2.00 at the door

Ice Skating 2011 Extra Special Holiday Skating Parties, Events and Sessions Winter Public Skating Sessions Sat, Jan. 1

New Years Day – CLOSED

Sun, Jan 2

2:30 - 4:30 pm 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Celebrate Community Honoring Our Home Town Heros

Cheapskate Cheapskate

Sat, February 12 1:00-7:00 pm

Ice Skating and Snowman Building Contest Get your team together for our annual on-ice snowman building contest. Teams will have limited supplies and 45 minutes to complete their snowman. Teams are responsible for returning all props supplied by Sprinker and collecting personal belongings after the event. Each team member will be given a coupon for FREE admission for another ice skating session at Sprinker!

Sprinker Recreation Center will showcase many fitness opportunities during this exciting afternoon of activities for the whole family. Be dressed and ready to be active throughout the entire afternoon but bring a coat as the ice rink tends to be a little cool this time of year. Events include: ice skating, puck shoot, tennis, ping pong, basketball, pickleball, wallyball, yoga, golf, Zumba, gymnastics play, and an exclusive Ice Show Performance hosted by the Lakewood Winter Club! Cost to participate is $5.00 per person which includes a commemorative wristband.

Contest is limited to the first 100 people. Winners will be awarded at the end of the session. Sun, Jan. 16 Skate Session 2:30 - 4:30 pm Contest 4:45 - 5:30 pm

$5.00 per person

Cheapskate $3/person if not skating in the public session.

Make a commitment for 2011 to have an active lifestyle and start it here at Sprinker Recreation Center, Celebrate Community! Co-presented by Pierce County Parks and Recreation Lakewood Winter Club

Martin Luther King Day Mon, Jan. 17

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Cheapskate Regular Prices

Valentine’s Day Date Skate Bring your sweetheart for a date to skate! It’s a sweetheart deal when you bring a friend, buy one ticket and get one free! (Cannot be combined with any other coupon or offer)

Mon, Feb. 14

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Special Skate BOGO Special Skate BOGO

President’s Day Holiday Skating Mon, Feb. 21

10:30 am - 12:00 pm 3:45 - 5:15 pm

Easter Sunday

Sun, April 4

Cheapskate Regular Prices Closed

ISI Camp Showtime! An ice show performance featuring skaters from age 3 to seniors will be showcased in an event full of ‘pizzazz’. Thur, Mar. 5 6:30 - 8:30 pm

$1.00 by Wed. Mar. 4 $2.00 at the door

ISI Spring Fever Competition Exhibitions of Champions! Join us for an evening of ‘gold’ featuring the winning skaters from the weekend of competition. Enjoy the exhibition and then stay and skate the public session along with our champions. Sat, Apr. 16 Competition 7:00-8:00 pm

$3.00 by Fri. Apr. 15 $5.00 at the door

Public Skate

Regular Prices

8:15-10:15 pm

Fall 2010


Ice Skating Learn-To-Skate Program As a member of the Ice Skating Institute’s weSKATE program, our basic skills classes are designed for the recreational skater with teaching, testing, and award ribbons/patches available for different levels of achievement in basic skills and freestyle.

Levels of Instruction Include: PreSkate 1, 2, 3 & 4, Beginning 1 & 2, PreAlpha, Alpha 1 & 2, Beta 1 & 2, Gamma 1 & 2, Delta 1 & 2, Beginning Freestyle, Freestyle 1, 2, & 3, and Beginning Freestyle 4. Beginning skaters should register for Beginning 1 classes. PreSkate and Beginning skaters start class off the ice for weeks 1 and 2. Skaters are evaluated during the first 2 weeks and placed in the appropriate class level. At the end of the 7 or 8 week session, skaters will be tested and may earn a ribbon/patch before advancing to the next level. All-sports helmets or bike helmets are recommended for all PreSkate and Beginning skaters.

Program Cost: 8 weeks

$76.00 for current ISI members $91.00 if not a current member of ISI

7 weeks

$66.50 for current ISI members $81.50 if not a current member of ISI

Class Times Class times are subject to change based on enrollment and reassigned on the first day of class. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your class time for possible changes and to pick up an attendance card.

Limited Space Class enrollment is limited and determined on a first come first served basis. Sprinker prefers to limit enrollment to 12 students per class (9 for PreSkate 1 classes) whenever possible. Similar class levels may be combined to avoid canceling classes with low attendance.

Skating Attire PreSkate and beginning skaters are encouraged to wear an All-Sport safety helmet. All skaters should wear gloves and warm layered clothing.

ISI Membership* $15.00 required The program cost includes admission to public session (on lesson day only), skate rental, instructional fee, testing fee, ribbon or patch, and a pass for two complimentary admissions to any public skating session held during the lesson period.

*ISI Membership: Required for ALL Learn-To-Skate participants. Membership card or number is required at the time of registration: $15 membership Sept. 1-Aug. 31; $10.00 Mar. 1-Aug. 31. As a member of ISI, students receive an ISI membership card, magazine, secondary insurance and nationally registered skills tests. Allow 4-6 weeks from session start date for membership benefits to become effective (i.e. secondary medical coverage). As students progress the various levels, they have the opportunity to experience local, district and national competitions available to skaters of all ages, starting with the beginner’s basic Alpha test and ranging upward to the highest tests. These competitions are non-qualifying events. Emphasis is placed on participation and enjoyment. ISI and Sprinker are dedicated to providing quality recreational ice skating programs for the community. Sprinker Recreation Center’s ice-skating instruction program has received ratings of 10th highest in the nation. Sprinker proudly staffs some of the most highly-qualified ice skating professionals: Kathy Wainhouse, Skating Director, Janice Forbes, ISI Coordinator, Sarah Billeck, Danette Green, Lisa Martin, Stacey Norris, Glenn Patterson, SueEllen Quick, Stephanie Rowland, and Heidi Sullivan.


Fall 2010

Ice Skating Registration Information:

Registration and Class Dates

• Pre-Registration is required. There must be at least 6 skaters in order to hold a class, otherwise the class may be canceled or combined with other levels when possible.


Session Dates

Registration Dates

Session 1

Sept. 12-Nov. 13

Accepted as of Aug. 1

Class Dates:

Sun Sept. 12-Nov. 7 (no class Oct. 3) Mon Sept. 13-Nov. 8 (no class Oct. 4) Wed Sept. 15-Nov. 10 (no class Oct. 6) Thur Sept. 16-Nov. 11 (no class Sept. 30) Fri Sept. 17-Nov. 12 (no class Oct. 1) Sat Sept. 18-Nov. 13 (no class Oct. 2)

Session 2

Nov. 14-Jan. 29

Accepted as of Oct. 2

Class Dates:

Sun Nov. 14-Jan. 16 Mon Nov. 15-Jan. 10 Wed Nov. 17-Jan. 26 Thur Nov. 18-Jan. 27 Fri Nov. 19-Jan. 28 Sat Nov. 20-Jan. 29

(no class Nov. 28, Dec. 26) (no class Dec. 20, 27) (no class Nov. 24, Dec. 22, 29) (no class Nov. 25, Dec. 23, 30) (no class Nov. 26, Dec. 24, 31) (no class Nov. 27, Dec. 25, Jan. 1)

Session 3

Jan. 23-Mar. 20

Accepted as of Dec. 8

Class Dates:

Sun Jan. 23-Mar. 20 Mon Jan. 24-Mar. 21 Wed Feb. 2-Mar. 23 Thur Feb. 3-Mar. 24 Fri Feb. 4-Mar. 25 Sat Feb. 5-Mar. 26

(no class Feb. 20) (no class Feb. 21)

• New Skaters - Registration now being accepted for Session 1. • Returning Skaters - May register on or before the last day of class. It is recommended that returning skaters wait to register after their skills test on the last day of class. Space is only guaranteed to be available on or before the last day of class of the current session. Register at Sprinker Recreation Center or by phone with a Visa or Mastercard by calling 253-798-4000. Please see class registration dates.

(no class Feb. 18) (no class Feb. 19)

Learn-To-Skate Lesson Schedule The Learn-To-Skate program is a series of 7 or 8 one-half hour lessons for children and adults. One make up class is permitted depending on availability with ISI Program Director’s approval. Preskate Ages 4–5





PreSkate 1, 2, 3, 4

5:30-6:00 pm


10:00-10:30 am 10:00-10:30 am

Child Ages 6–15





Beginning 1

5:30-6:00 pm

5:30-6:00 pm

10:00-10:30 am 10:45-11:15 am

Beginning 2, PreAlpha

5:30-6:00 pm

6:00-6:30 pm

10:00-10:30 am 10:45-11:15 am

Alpha, Beta,

6:00–6:30 pm

6:00-6:30 pm

10:00-10:30 am 11:15-11:45 am

Gamma, Delta

6:00–6:30 pm

6:00-6:30 pm

10:00-10:30 am 11:15-11:45 am

Beg. Freestyle, Freestyle 1 6:00–6:30 pm

5:30-6:00 pm

10:00-10:30 am 9:30-10:00 am

Freestyle 2, Freestyle 3


5:30-6:00 pm


9:30-10:00 am

Beginning Freestyle 4


5:30-6:00 pm


9:30-10:00 am

Adults Ages 15+





Beginning 1


*5:30-6:00 pm *10:00-10:30 am 10:00-10:30 am

Beginning 2 & PreAlpha


*6:00-6:30 pm *10:00-10:30 am 10:00-10:30 am

Alpha, Beta


*6:00-6:30 pm *10:00-10:30 am 10:00-10:30 am

Gamma, Delta


*6:00-6:30 pm *10:00-10:30 am 10:00-10:30 am

Beg. Freestyle, Freestyle 1 NA

*5:30-6:00 pm *10:00-10:30 am *9:30-10:00 am

Freestyle 2, Freestyle 3


*5:30-6:00 pm NA

*9:30-10:00 am

Beginning Freestyle 4


*5:30-6:00 pm NA

*9:30-10:00 am

*Classes combined with ages 6-15

Fall 2010


Ice Skating The following series of outstanding programs have been designed for the beginning recreational skater to the highly competitive figure skater under the auspices of U.S. Figure Skating and the Ice Skating Institute (ISI). Freestyle, Power, and Dance sessions for competitive skaters are also available at a variety of times during the week.

This advanced class is designed to improve skaters’ rotation, strength and jumping technique as it applies to double jumps. Skaters must have passed Freestyle 5 and attach coaches approval form at time of registration. Space is limited to 12 skaters. 5:30-6:00 pm

All sessions and classes are developed according to ability and skater’s highest test passed. Skating levels are as follows: High:

Double Jump Class


Specialized Figure Skating Sessions & Classes Intermediate, Novice, Junior, Senior

Intermediate: Preliminary, Pre-Juvenile, Juvenile, Open-Juvenile Low:

FS4, FS5, Pre-Preliminary

$76.00 for 8 weeks

Jump, Spin, and Axel Class This class is designed to strengthen all areas of figure skating. Each week a new concept will be introduced incorporating single and double rotation jumps including the axel jump, spins, combination spins and edge moves. Beginning skaters must have passed Freestyle 3, no higher than FS 4. Intermediate skaters must have passed FS 4 no higher than FS 5. Sat Sat

10:00-10:30 am 9:30-10:00 am

Beginning - must have passed FS 3 Intermediate - must have passed FS 4

$76.00 for 8 weeks

$56.00 for 8 weeks

Practice sessions are available to all ISI participants in the Learn-To-Skate program with the Skating Director’s approval. Cost is $7.00 per session. Skate rental not included. 7:45-8:30 am 8:30-9:15 am

Ice-Dancing Class

5:45-6:45 pm 4:30-5:00 pm

Low Level High/Intermediate Level

1:00 - 2:15 pm $8.00/session

Freestyle & Dance Session Fees Freestyle 45-60 minutes............. $7.00/session drop-in........................ $9.00/session Dance............................................ $8.00/session drop-in............................. $10.00/session

ISI Practice Sessions

Sat Sat

Tue Thur


This class will provide skaters with an introduction to the basic power and endurance skills needed to develop quality stroking. Skaters must have passed Freestyle 2 and no higher than Freestyle 5. 5:45-6:15 pm

Specially designed power conditioning classes set to music have been established for all levels of figure skaters. This on-ice aerobic conditioning class emphasizes strength, style and speed. Cost is $6.00 per session.

Ice Dancing Sessions

Intro to Power Skating Class


Power Class

Convenience Cards (face value) are also available for purchase. *Cancellation Policy Skaters failing to show up and/or cancel any freestyle session that they scheduled will be assessed a charge of $2.00 per session. Cancellations should be made at least one day in advance, but no later than 9:00 a.m. on the day in question.

Beginning, Intermediate, and High Levels This class is for all levels of dancing. Fom Introduction to Dance to Gold Dances, dances are taught in a group and skaters are given the opportunity to learn many different levels of dance. Skaters must have passed Freestyle 1 or have dance instructor’s approval. Includes 30 minutes practice from 1:00-1:30 pm. Sun


12:30-1:00 pm $76.00 for 8 weeks Fall 2010

Private Skate Instruction Available Private figure skating instruction is available by contacting Kathy Wainhouse, Skating Director, at 253-798-4042. A private lesson request form may also be obtained at the front desk in Sprinker Center. Private lesson fees are paid directly to the instructor while the cost for the ice time session (when the lesson is given) is paid directly to Sprinker Center prior to the session/lesson.

Ice Skating & Hockey Youth Hockey 101 Youth Beginner ISI Hockey Levels 1–6 (Beginners to Intermediate) This program will focus on the skating skills used for hockey. Skaters will learn a variety of skills ranging from forward skating to backward skating on one and two feet, stick handling, and some game instruction.

ISI Competitions and Special Events The following competitions and special events will be held for skaters participating in the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) recreation Learn-To-Skate program. Entry forms and detailed information will be available in advance of the event.

ISI In-House Competitions:


Ages 4-16


Levels 1-3: $63 (7 wks) | $72 (8 wks) $18 additional for youth (ages 17 and under) that are not a current ISI member.

Levels 4-6: $105 (7 wks) | $120 (8 wks) $18 additional for youth (ages 17 and under) that are not a current ISI member.

ISI memberships are an annual renewal, Sept. 1-Aug. 31 and is only effective for Hockey 101 or LTS classes.

Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls Competition Sat Oct. 30 Entry Deadline - Oct. 1

Holiday Ice Performance Thurs Dec. 2

Entry Deadline - Nov. 19

ISI Camp Show Time Sat March 5, 2011

Session 1 Sept. 12-Oct. 24 (7 wks) Sun 4:45-5:30 pm Sprinker Session 2 Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (7 wks) Sun 4:45-5:30 pm Sprinker Session 3 Jan. 9-Mar. 13* (8 wks) Sun 4:45-5:30 pm Sprinker

Entry Deadline - Feb. 5, 2011

Levels 4-6

Levels 1-3

ISI Spring Fever Team Competition - Shanghai Fever

Session 1 Sept. 12-Oct. 24 (7 wks) Sun 5:30-6:45 pm Sprinker Session 2 Nov. 7-Dec. 19 (7 wks) Sun 5:30-6:45 pm Sprinker Session 3 Jan. 9-Mar. 13* (8 wks) Sun 5:30-6:45 pm Sprinker

Open Competitions & Exhibitions: Fri-Sun April 15-17, 2011 Entry Deadline - Mar. 1, 2011

*No class Jan. 16 and Feb. 20

ISI Spring Fever Exhibition of Champions

Full Equipment required:

HECC approved helmet with face mask, hockey pants, support cup, hockey gloves, shin/elbow/shoulder pads, and internal mouth guard.


April 16, 2011

7:00 pm

Class Levels 1-2: Rental skates are available at no extra charge. Hockey skates and regulation hockey sticks are not required.

Class Levels 3-6: Rental skates are available at no extra charge. Hockey Skates and regulation hockey stick required.

Gear is available for purchase at the Sprinker Recreation Pro Shop, 253-531-6300.

Rental Gear: Sprinker Recreation Center is one of 20 clubs and facilities in the United States to receive the “Excellence on Ice” designation from PSA, an international program for progressive training facilities. “Excellence on Ice” is given to those clubs and facilities that have shown dedication to excellence in coaching on and off-ice by achieving the following goals: Entire staff PSA members; entire staff carrying liability insurance; management/club encouraging staff to become rated or maintain ratings by attending PSA Conferences/Seminars.

The entire package is $50.00 per session (fee includes cost of cleaning) with a $50.00 refundable deposit if all the equipment is returned in good condition. Gear quantities are limited and therefore will be distributed n a first-come first-served basis. Gear maybe rented out for one session only and must be turned in prior to the start of the next session to receive full deposit refund. Package includes all gear with the exception of: supporter with cup/or pelvic protector, internal mouth guard, full coverage throat protector/neck guard, hockey skates and sticks.

Fall 2010


Hockey Youth Hockey Power Skate For:

Ages 5-12


Saturdays, 6:00-6:30 pm


$6/player (drop-in only) Equipment: Full gear required. Each session limited to 20 persons on the ice. Class is designed to address skating skills and power. NO STICKS unless requested by instructor day of class. Class guided by a member of SRC Hockey Coaching staff.

Open Hockey Stick & Puck For:

All Ages

$10/player (no discounts for parents)

Equipment: Full gear required for all participants; Everyone must have full face helmets. Each session limited to 30 persons on the ice. NO SCRIMMAGING – this is a practice session for stick handling and skating skills.

Adult Drop-in Skate & Scrimmage For:

Ages 18 & Older


Tue/Thur evenings, 8:00-9:15 pm


$10.00 per person/per session

Equipment: Full gear required Each session is limited to 20 skaters and the first 2 goalies skate free. All games are non-checking. For more information, call Sprinker at 253-798-4000.

Interested in playing hockey? Never skated before or it’s been long enough for a refresher? Old enough to vote? Then this is the class for you. Our class will work on your skating skills, teach you stick handling, develop your game knowledge and fundamentals and prepare you to play in a league. This is a full gear program so you will need the following:

Time: Saturdays, 6:30-8:00 pm Sundays, 9:30-11:00 am Fee:

Adult Hockey Learn To Play Class

HECC approved helmet with face mask, hockey pants, support cup, hockey gloves, shin/elbow/shoulder pads, and a regulation ice hockey stick. Gear lists available at Sprinker Recreation Center or the Pro Shop at 253-531-6300.


Ages 18-Adult


$120.00 (10 wks) - Current ISI Members $20.00 additional if not a current ISI member

Session 1 Session 2

Sept. 12-Nov. 21* Sun Nov. 28-Feb. 27 Sun

7:00-8:00 pm 7:00-8:00 pm

*No classes Dec. 26, Jan. 2, Jan. 16, Feb. 20

Wednesday Night Hackers This group plays non-contact hockey on Wednesday nights, 8:30-10:00 p.m. All players ages 18 and over are welcome and all skill levels are represented. Call Tim Gleamza at (253) 862-6528 for more information.

Broom Hockey Rental The game of Broom Hockey is very similar to regular hockey; however, players hit a rubber ball with short-handled, stiff-whiskered brooms instead of hitting pucks with a stick. They also wear tennis shoes instead of skates. Broom hockey has become very popular especially for groups such as social and civic clubs and organizations or churches looking for new and intriguing activities. Time: Friday nights: 10:00-11:00 pm Saturday nights: 10:30-11:30 pm Fee: $290.00(Fri)/$245.00(Sat) - includes 1 hour ice time, 30 brooms, 30 broom ball helmets, and 1 ball Book your group today 253-798-4030! We supply the equipment you bring the fun!


Fall 2010

Outdoor Recreation Rafting Adventures Register for all rafting trips with Pierce County Parks and Recreation at the Lakewood Community Center at (253)798-4177. Please give height, weight and shoe size in addition to other required registration information. Transportation to the site is the responsibility of participant. Maps and driving directions will be provided at the time of registration.

Tieton Whitewater Rafting Ride 14 miles of twisting, turning rapids through pine trees and towering cliffs. The Tieton, located on the eastern side of White Pass along Highway 12, is a mere trickle of water during the summer months. However, in September, when Rimrock Lake is emptied, the Tieton roars with whitewater excitement. No prior experience is necessary. Participants need to be in average physical condition, and able to paddle with other participants and professional river guide. Neoprene wet suit-booties and a fantastic deli-style lunch are included. Don’t miss this thrilling adventure! For: Guides: Location: Fee:

Ages 12-adult Wild Water River Tours White Pass $75 per person

#1168 #1169

Sept. 19 Sept. 25

Sun Sat

Alpine West Ski & Snowboard School 2011 Lessons Snoqualmie Pass – Summit Central •

For ages 4-Adult

Must be at least 10 years old to ride bus without adult supervision

Participants purchase their lift tickets at the mountain

Rental equipment should be rented prior to coming to mountain

Saturday Early Riser Program Dates:

January 8-February 12, 2011 (6 weeks)

Lesson Time: 10:30 am-12:30 pm 1:30-5:00 pm 9:00 am-12:30 pm


$144 (lessons only) $252 (bus & lessons) $234 (bus only)

Sunday Family Day Program

Skagit Eagle Watch


Nature’s splendor as few have seen it. Each winter, up to 300 Bald Eagles congregate in the Skagit Preserve. These magnificent and endangered birds are accustomed to seeing only the occasional river boat in their protected habitat, so sightings are frequent. With wingspans up to seven feet, the eagle is truly majestic at close range.

Lesson Time: 10:30 am-12:30 pm

You’ll float calmly and comfortably with other enthusiasts in astoundingly beautiful scenery, watching our National Symbol feeding on the banks, soaring above or perched only a few yards away. Guides are experience eagle watchers. Trip includes a fantastic spaghetti lunch.

For: Guides: Location: Fee:

Ages 6-Adult Wild Water River Tours Skagit River $75 (13 yrs - Adults) $65 (youth 6-12 years)

#1171 #1170

Dec. 4 Dec. 12

Sun Sat

January 9-February 13, 2011


$144 (lessons only) $252 (bus & lessons) $234 (bus only)

Bus Pick up Locations/Times: • • • • •

Graham South Hill Sumner Tacoma 6th Ave Puyallup

7:00 am 7:15 am 7:30 am 7:30 am 7:45 am

Ski/Snowboard Registration Form: • • •

Available starting Oct 1, 2010 253-798-4177 or On-line registration not available for this program.

Other Program Information: 11:00 am-3:00 pm 11:00 am-3:00 pm

• • •

Provide your own equipment Purchase your own lift tickets 253-841-8515 for more information

Fall 2010


Adult Sports

Golf Lake Spanaway Golf Course 15602 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98444 (253) 531-3660 • General Manager: Mike Rademaker

PGA Asst. Golf Professional: Brad Shores

As Premier starts its fifth year of managing county golf facilities, it has many exciting programs to meet your golf needs. Lake Spanaway Golf Course offers lesson programs, weekly and monthly specials on green fees, range, golf cars, food and beverages. The range, a great place to tune up your game, is fully covered offering a place to practice rain or shine. The full service restaurant and bar is open from 6:00 a.m. to dusk daily and offers wonderful fare for reasonable prices. The golf shop is fully stocked and offers competitive prices on all the top quality merchandise we carry. Green Fees: Tee times are taken 7 days in advance.

Golf Lessons:

Regular (Mon-Thur) Weekend (Fri-Sun/Holiday) Sr./Military* Juniors (17 and younger)

An extensive selection of private and group lessons for all ages, whether you are a beginner or a pro. Gift certificates for lessons are also available for your favorite golfer. All lesson fees are payable in advance and are non-refundable.

9 holes/18 holes $20.00/$27.00 $24.00/$33.00 $16.00/$21.00 $14.00/$20.00

(Beg. Nov. 1) $14.00/$21.00 $16.00/$26.00 $11.00/$16.00 $11.00/$16.00

Twilight Fees: Apply at variable times depending on time of year.

Private individual lessons must be scheduled in advance and will last for 1/2 hour.

Weekday (Mon-Thur) $22.00 Weekend (Fri-Sun, holidays) $26.00 Jr./Sr./Military* (Mon-Thur) $16.00

Single lesson........ $ 35.00 Series of 4.............$130.00 Series of 6 ........... $185.00

$16.00 (Beg. Nov. 1) $20.00 (Beg. Nov. 1) $13.00 (Beg. Nov. 1)

Single Jr. lesson.......$25.00 Series of 4.................$90.00 Series of 6...............$140.00

Play Cards: All golfers can purchase play cards for 25 prepaid rounds of golf. Play cards are valid Monday-Thursday and during twilight hours on weekends and holidays. Cards are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Group lessons must be scheduled in advance and will last one hour.

Driving Range: Open year round from one hour after day break until one hour before dark. The range is covered for year round practice in all kinds of weather. Call for range pass information.

Golf car rentals are available daily for both 9 and 18 holes. During the winter season, golf cars are usually restricted to car paths only. There is a $5.00 trails fee if you wish to use your own golf car. Ten round trails fee punch cards are available.


Small (30–35 balls)...............$ 4.50 Medium (70–75 balls).........$ 6.50 Large (75-105 balls).............$ 7.50 Jumbo (125-175 balls)..........$10.00

Ft. Steilacoom Golf Course 8202 - 87th Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98498 (253) 588-0613 Golf Professional: Jim Osborn PGA Join us for the extended golf season we enjoy each year at one of the Pacific Northwest’s driest golf courses. This course is a fun, 9 hole golf course and features dual tees for an 18 hole round. Ft. Steilacoom offers a snack bar with cold sandwiches, hot dogs, pop and coffee. Premiere Golf provides management services to Pierce County.


Fall 2010

Series of 4 lessons:................. 3 to 6 people $125.00 Golf Cars/Trails Fees—Pull Carts/Rental Clubs:

9 hole golf car.............$18.00 18 hole golf car...........$26.00

Pull carts................. $ 4.00 Rental clubs............$15.00

Green Fees: Tee times are taken 5 days in advance. Daily Fees 9 holes / 18 holes Regular (Mon–Sun) $13.00/$20.00 Sr./Military* (Mon–Fri) $9.25/$14.50 Jr. (Mon–Fri) $9.25/$14.50

(Beg. Nov. 1) $10.75/$16.50 $8.25/$12.50 $8.00/$11.00

Twilight Fees: Apply at variable times depending on time of year. Regular $16.00 $13.00 (Beg. Nov. 1) Sr./College* $12.00 $11.00 (Beg. Nov. 1) Jr. $12.00 $10.00 (Beg. Nov. 1) Play Cards: All golfers can purchase play cards for 25 prepaid rounds of golf. Play cards are valid Monday–Thursday, and during twilight hours on weekends and holidays, and are good until all rounds are used. Cards are non-transferable and non-refundable. Golf Cars/Trails Fees - Pull Carts/Rental Club: Golf cars rent on a daily basis for both 9 and 18 holes. In the winter season, golf cars are usually restricted to rough areas only. 9 hole golf car . ...............$12.00 18 hole golf car . .............$18.00

Pull Carts ..............$ 3.00 Rental Clubs . .......$10.00

There is a $5.00 trails fee if you wish to use your own golf car. Ten round trails fee punch cards are available.

Facility Rentals Whether you are looking for a wedding site, planning a family or neighborhood event, having a company picnic, or holding a sports tournament, Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services has the following venues to choose from. All fees subject to change.

Sprinker Recreation Center

Lakewood Community Center

14824 “C” Street S, Tacoma, 98444 253-798-4000 • 253-798-4024 (fax)

9112 Lakewood Drive SW, Lakewood, 98499 253-798-4176 • 253-582-7461 (fax) This popular center includes a gymnasium, conference room, and a multi-purpose room with a small attached kitchen. The site can host a variety of events such as weddings, receptions, staff retreats, company meetings, classes, lectures, and more. • Multi-purpose Room offers theater style seating and can accommodate approximately 100 seated around tables. Fee is $50.00/hour without food or $70/hour with food/drink. • Conference Room accommodates approximately 25-50 people and has access to a phone line for local calling. Fee is $30/hour without food or $50/hour with food/drink. • College-sized Gymnasium with bleacher seating, rents for $30/hour for half gymnasium or $45/hour for full gymnasium. Damage Deposits: A $100-$200 depending on usage with food and alcohol.

Indoor Facilities: Meeting rooms with or without fully equipped kitchens and the ice skating arena are available for rent. Specialized areas can be reserved for activites such as dancing, banquets, business gatherings, wedding receptions, class and workshop demonstrations, retirement parties, private skating or broom hockey parties and team tournaments. Reservations to Adam at 253-798-4030 or • Rainier Room - Holds up to 200 people, has kitchen. Fee is $75/hour. • Alder Room - Holds up to 100 people, has kitchen. Fees are $35/hour without food or $45/hour with food/beverage. • Cascade Room - Holds up to 100 people, has kitchen. Fees are $35/hour without food or $45/hour with food/beverage. • Cedar Room - Holds up to 100 people, no kitchen. Fees are $35/hour without food or $45/hour with food/beverage.

Frontier Park

Damage Deposits: $100-$350 depending on usage with food and alcohol.

21800 Meridian S, Graham, 98338 253-841-8515 • 253-841-8532 (fax) This 60-acre majestic complex includes: • Two covered picnic shelters: Shelter #2 has a commercial food service kitchen, electricity, and 12 picnic tables. Fee is $130/day with kitchen or $65/day without kitchen. Kitchen deposit is $100. Shelter #3 has 20 tables with adjacent grass area, fee is $65/day. • Agricultural Facilities: Display buildings, arenas, and animal buildings for small animal shows and vet clinics. Fee ranges from $10/hour to $50/day, plus deposit. • Equestrian Facilities: Closed October 2010-March 2011. Two horse barns with a total of 88 stalls, warm up arena, and a (200 ft. x 150 ft.) main show arena. Arena fee is $165/day + $200 deposit; stall fee is $10/day collected by group. Barn deposit is $300. • Frontier Lodge: Side A hosts 250 seated, 160 around tables; and features a large stone hearth with gas fireplace. Fee with kitchen “A” is $105/hour. Meeting fee is $60/hour. Side B hosts 120 seated, 72 around tables, great for small meetings or receptions. Fee with kitchen “B” is $65/hour. Meeting fee is $40/hour, no kitchen. Damage Deposits: $100-$350 depending on usage with food and alcohol. Round and rectangle tables plus chairs are available for use. Reservations to Cara at 253-841-8515 or

Outdoor Facilities: Outdoor field facilities can be rented for special tournaments and events. Reservations to Andrea at 253798-4703 or

Ice Rink Rental: Rentals are available for groups, broomball and hockey leagues for $180-$225/hour (does not include skates or broomball equipment fees). Limited availability.

Meridian Habitat Park & Center 14422 Meridian E, South Hill Puyallup, 98375 253-841-8515 • 253-841-8532 (fax) This 36+ acre park can host a variety of events; weddings, retreats, receptions, classes, lectures, and concerts. The grounds have a lovely pond setting and walking area available for drop in picnics or reserved for larger outdoor gatherings. • The auditorium - 300-person seating capacity; 200 seated around tables. Banquet fee with kitchen is $105/hour. Fee is $60/hour without food/kitchen. • The large kitchen - conventional and microwave ovens, refrigerator, sink, and plenty of counter space. • Several breakout rooms - available for small meetings and classes. No food allowed. Fee is $20-$36/hour. Damage Deposits: $100-$350 depending on usage with food and alcohol. Rental fee includes use of 6 ft. rectangle and round tables plus chairs. Please contact Cara at 253-841-8515 or for availability or to schedule a visit.

Fall 2010


Special Interest Companionship Program Pierce County Parks and Recreation is proud to offer “Companionship,” a program designed to provide recreation and leisure opportunities for individuals of all abilities and their friends and families. Our goal is to assist the participants in finding and maintaining strong friendships. We assist in nurturing friendships by offering many different activities in the county for families to participate in. All Companionship activities become a place where everyone is welcome. These activities are a natural place to learn how to interact, make friends, and try new things.

Companionship Frontier Barn Bash

The program will host over 150 different functions throughout the school year. Those participating in the program on an ongoing basis determine the activities. There is no membership or commitment. Come once or come often. Examples of activities include dances, putt putt golf, swimming, family play nights, baseball & basketball games, ice skating, picnics, bowling, special outings, movies, and much more! Fees may apply for some activities.

We are kicking off our 2010-2011 school year with a great back to school dance. So kick up your heels and party down with us at Frontier Park in Graham. Don’t forget to wear your cowboy hat and boots. We’ll have great frontier themed activities, food, and DANCING! This is a great way to meet up with friends after summer break and to learn about up coming events with Companionship. Date:

Friday, September 24


6:00-9:00 pm


Frontier Park Lodge 21800 Meridian South, Graham


$5 per person

Are you looking for extra income? Companionship produces a monthly newsletter with a calendar of events for the month. For a Companionship event calendar or more information: (253)798-2997 Coordinator Bethel Clover Park Eatonville Franklin Pierce Peninsula Puyallup Sumner

Jennifer Sergent Gyseka Taylor Krista Anderson Jennifer Sergent Amanda Lashley Jennifer Sergent Katherine Foster Jennifer Sergent

253-798-2997 253-227-3206 253-798-2997 360-569-8808 253-581-9901 253-798-2997 253-905-0814 253-891-0476

Job Opportunties

The Companionship Program is looking for teens and adults to fill positions throughout Pierce County.

These are part-time, paid positions. Applicants should possess the following required knowledge and abilities: organizational skills, the ability to talk with school staff and administrators, community organizations and groups, and the general public about the program, write and submit monthly reports, knowledge of disabilities, and most importantly the ability to have fun.

Call Jenn today at (253) 798-2997 or find an application online at


Summer 2010

Special Interest Facility Key: Lakewood = Lakewood Community Center, 253-798-4176 9112 Lakewood Drive SW, Lakewood, 98499

Sprinker = Sprinker Recreation Center, 253-798-4000 14824 “C” Street South, Tacoma, 98444

Cooperative Play Individuals of all ages and ability levels can enjoy cooperative play games and activities. The games and activities focus on cooperation rather than competition and they can be played almost anywhere with little or no equipment. In cooperative games, no one is eliminated. When the right games are chosen for your group they almost always result in total involvement, feelings of acceptance and lots of smiling faces. • • • •

Heritage = Heritage Recreation Center, 253-798-4176 9010 - 128th Street East, Puyallup, 98373

Cooperative Play In-service for Education Professionals Cooperative Play In-service for Business Professionals Family Play Nights Playshops

To book a Cooperative Play event or to get more information please contact Jen at 253-798-4753.

Meridian = Meridian Habitat Park & Community Center 14422 Meridian East, Puyallup, 98375 253-841-8515

Pierce County Parks & Recreation would like to thank the following sponsors for thier contribution toward the success of the 20th Annual Tour de Pierce bicycle ride.

Thank You!

Frontier = Frontier Park, 253-841-8515 21800 Meridian South, Graham, 98338


South Hill = South Hill Park, 253-798-4176 14201 - 86th Avenue East, Puyallup, 98373

For sponsorship information for the 2011 event contact: Cara Cross, 253-841-8515 or

Summer 2010


Registration Form Registration Information:

Five Ways to Register:

• Pre-registration is required for all classes to ensure class minimums are met, unless otherwise stated. All classes/activities have a minimum and maximum enrollment. All fees are due at the time of registration.

On-Line - 24 hour convenience. Visa/Master Card payments accepted.

Phone In - With Visa/Master Card only. Please have all information ready.

Mail In - Send payment and registration form to one of the facilities listed.

• Please call the center you will be attending the day before your class starts to make sure the class has not been canceled.

Walk In - Watch notification of evening registrations for special programs.

Fax In - 24 hour convenience. Fax form with Visa/Master Card payment.

Three Facilities to Register: Parks Admin/Lakewood Community Center

Sprinker Recreation Center

Meridian Habitat Park & Community Center

9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Lakewood, 98499 253-798-4176 253-582-7461 (fax)

14824 “C” Street S., Tacoma, 98444 253-798-4000 253-798-4024 (fax)

14422 Meridian E, South Hill Puyallup, 98375 253-841-8515 253-841-8532 (fax)

Open Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Open daily, hours vary.

Open Monday-Friday; hours vary.

Adult’s First Name___________________________________________________Adult’s Last Name____________________________________ Address_________________________________________________________City_____________________________________Zip_ ____________ Home Phone (_ _____) _ _______________________Cell (_ _____ )_ ____________________ Email _____________________________________ Participant’s Name

Birth Date

Age Sex

Fee $


River Rafting Tours Registration: Height_________ Weight___________ Shoe Size__________ Youth Indoor Soccer Registration: Years of Experience_________

Circle T-Shirt Size (50/50) Youth: S M L or Adult: S M L

I wish to play on the same team as:___________________________________________________________________________

TOTAL For and in consideration of permission to participate in the recreation activity, I the undersigned participant (if over age 18) or parent or guardian (if participant is under 18) completely release and agree to indemnify and hold Pierce County and its employees, its hired or contracted instructors and any other person, volunteers or organizations affiliated with Pierce County in connection with this recreation activity harmless from and against any and all liability for any injury or damage from negligence or otherwise which may be suffered by the participant arising out of or in any way connected with this recreation activity. I realize that recreation activities have an inherent risk of physical injury. If the participant has any physical ailments or conditions which might affect his/her health by participating in the activity, I have consulted a physician or other medical authority and received permission to participate. I understand that photographs/videos taken of Parks and Recreation Programs may be used by the Department of Parks and Recreation for promoting our programs, classes, events, in print, tv, or on the website.


Participant or Parent/Guardian Signature


Check #_____________ (Checks payable to Pierce County Parks and Recreation) VISA / MC # _ _____________________________________________________________________ Expiration Date ____________ Authorized Signature


Fall 2010

Our Services Pierce County Parks & Recreation Services Administration office is open: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Lakewood Community Center 9112 Lakewood Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98499 (253)798-4176

Administrative Staff Director Kathryn Kravit-Smith Superintendent of Parks & Operations Kent Baskett Resource Stewardship Superintendent Vitt “Skip” Ferrucci Recreation Superintendent Scott Hall, CTRS Supt. of Admininstrative Services Janel Krilich

Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services provides public parks and recreation services to the residents of unincorporated Pierce County. The Parks Department maintains over 2,000 acres at more than 30 park sites, including three recreation centers, a sports complex, ice rink, skateboard park, three boat launch sites, two golf courses, and trail corridors. Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services manages the location for the Pierce County Fair, a salt water fishing pier, two disc golf courses, and a bicycle/motorcross facility. Additionally, a large number of passive open space sites are managed through Pierce County’s Conservation Futures system.

Photo Policy

How to Contact Us: (253) 798-4176....... Administration (253) 798-4176....... Lakewood Community Center (253) 798-4000....... Sprinker Recreation Center (253) 798-4040....... Sprinker Ice Arena Schedule (253) 841-8515....... Meridian Habitat Park (253) 841-8515....... Frontier Park Reservations

(253) 798-4009....... Trails/Conservation Futures

Sprinker Recreation Center Staff General Manager Kyle Wintermute Maintenance Coordinator Don Garwood Recreation Coordinators Becca Boyle Adam Eyer Ice Skating Director Kathy Wainhouse I.S.I. Skating Program Coordinator Janice Teodoro-Forbes

All participants in the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Department’s recreation division programs should have their own medical insurance to cover any injuries sustained while participating in any activity sponsored by the division. Pierce County will not be financially responsible for any medical expenses.

(253) 798-4178....... League Rainout/Report Scores

Golf Supervisor Anthony Bubenas

Recreation Supervisors Andrea Clay, CPRP Cara S. Cross, CPRP Meredith Smith, CYSA Jennifer Spane

Medical Insurance

(253) 798-4703....... Adult Sports Leagues

(253) 798-4753....... Special Needs Programs

Capital Projects Coordinator Terry Larson

Pierce County Parks and Recreation staff may videotape or take photos of participants in programs and special events, or of people in or on park properties. Those photos may be used for promoting our programs, classes, events, in print, for TV, or on the website.

(253) 798-4176....... General Information

Parks Supervisors Mitch Nelson John Howard

Trails Coordinator Grant Griffin

Pierce County Parks & Recreation Services

(253) 798-4091....... Youth Sports

(253) 531-3660....... Lake Spanaway Golf Course (253) 588-0613....... Fort Steilacoom Golf Course

Fair Play in Community Sports Policy Pierce County specifically prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of sex in the operation, conduct or administration of its community athletics programs for youth and adults.

General Refund Policy

Bad Weather

A request for a full refund will be granted only if your request is presented before the first class begins. After classes have started your refund request will be issued on a pro-rated basis, however no refunds will be issued after the start of the 3rd class. Refund requests must be presented 24 hours prior to one day seminars/workshops.

In the event of severe weather conditions, such as snowstorms, it is the participant’s responsibility to contact the center regarding the status of classes, meetings, or activities. Pierce County Parks and Recreation staff are often unable to contact everyone individually regarding these unfortunate but unforeseen circumstances.

We regret that refunds cannot be made for programs, classes, clinics or trips consisting of 4 or less sessions unless approved by the Department. Please call for specific program refund policies.

Fall 2010


Pierce County Parks and Recreation 9112 Lakewood Drive SW Lakewood, WA 98499

Pierce County Parks & Recreation 2010 Fall Program Guide  

Activiy guide for programs, classes, leagues and events within the Pierce County Parks & Recreation Services Department.

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