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120 E. Lake Park Pl. Lake Mills, WI 53551 920-648-8035


Winter/Spring Season Brochure 2017-18 Happy New Year!!! Ready or not WINTER IS HERE! Looking ahead we have some new and exciting FAMILY activities! Come on out to the open gyms on Family Day, ski or snow shoe with the family and enjoy show shoe on the disc course all winter long. The cold weather will seem to go rather quick. Middle School and High School Students can enjoy the slopes of Cascade and Devils Head. Or for the older adults in our community take part in one of our newly offered day trips! Play, Learn, LIVE! Table of Contents Department Information……………………….….…………………….……….3 General Program and Policy Information…….…………………………..4-6 Family Events ……………………………….……………….…………………………7 High/Middle School Event…………………………………………………………8 Adult Athletics.………………………………………………….………………………9-11 Snowshoe Rental information………………………………………………..…12 Youth Enrichment……………………………………………………………………..13-15 Youth Athletics.…………………………………………………………………………16-28 Older Adult Day Trips………………………………………………………………..29-30 Volunteer Opportunities……….……………………………………………………31


Department Information: Department Staff: Ben Dayton Recreation Director Email: Jane Riedl Recreation Supervisor Email: Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Phone: 920-648-8035 Fax: 920-648-5795 Address: 120 East Lake Park Place Lake Mills, WI 53551 Web page: Find us on Facebook: Lake Mills Recreation Department - WI 24 Hour Dropbox: Open 24/7. The drop box is located outside the Recreation Office (back door of the District Office). Location Key: LMES..…..Lake Mills Elementary School..…155 E. Pine Street LMMS…..Lake Mills Middle School………..…318 College Street LMHS…...Lake Mills High School…………..….615 Catlin Drive

Online Registration and printable registration forms are available on our webpage, just go to:


General Program Information 4 Easy Ways to Register!

ON Line Registration – Go to our website and click on Register NOW button to sign up via Blue Sombrero In-Person- Registration forms and computer access are available in our office during our hours of operation. Cash, check, or credit card are accepted. Please bring exact change. 24 Hour Drop Box- We have a drop box conveniently located outside our office doors. Registrations forms can be securely placed in our drop box any time of day (or night). Mail in- You may have received our registration information via email or through our website. You can mail in your completed registration form to: LMRD 120 E. Lake Park Place Lake Mills, WI 53551 Typo, Human Error, We Goofed‌!?! Occasionally there may be an error in days, times, registration requirements or fees in the brochure. When such errors occur, our staff will do everything possible to correct the situation promptly. We thank you for your patience and understanding when these situations arise. For the most up to date info check out our web page.

The Lake Mills Recreation Department is a member of: Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association National Recreation and Park Association 4

General Policy Information Concussion information: In 2011 the State of Wisconsin passed Act 172. Which requires any child under 18, who participates in an organized athletic game or competition, to receive information about concussions and their symptoms. Annually parents and the athletes must return a signed copy of the “Parent and Athlete Agreement” prior to their participation in a rec sport. Weather Cancelations: In the case that school may be canceled due to bad weather the Recreation Department will cancel all activities for that day. Weekend cancelations will be done via email, Facebook posts or contact from your child’s coach. Residency: For program enrollment residents are those who reside within the Lake Mills Area School District boundaries, open enroll to LMASD, or work within the school district. Residents pay the fee directly before the “R”. The second fee listed is for non-residents “NR”. Non-Residents are those who do not reside within the Lake Mills Area School District or attend school at LMASD. Residents support the school district through tax-dollars, while non-residents pay to participant through higher registration fees. Non-Residents will be responsible for paying a minimum of an additional $10 per activity and participant they register. Insurance: The Lake Mills Area School District and Lake Mills Recreation Department do not provide medical or accident insurance for any program participants both residents or nonresidents. Participants are strongly encouraged to obtain their own insurance coverage prior to participating in programs. Photo Policy: Participants or their parents (if participant is under 18) permit the taking of photos, audio and videotapes during Recreation Department activities for publication and use as the Recreation Department deems necessary. If you do not want a picture or video taken of yourself, please inform the director or instructor prior to the start of the program. 5

Fees/Late Registration: Fees are based off of the minimum amount of participants needed to successfully run a program we will do our very best to anticipate needs for now and the needs for the future of our programs so that we may set our prices accordingly. To ensure proper planning we may set deadlines for our programs. Those who register after a set deadline will have to pay an additional $10 late fee and may also run the risk of not being able to participate if the program is full. If you don’t hear from us, that’s good! After signing up for a program you will receive an email form the Blue Sombrero website. If you do not provide us with an email you will may not receive a reminder. Please be sure to mark your calendar with the dates for each program. If a program requires specific information we may send out an informational sheet via email. You may also check your Blue Sombrero account for a list of all past registrations from your account. Notice of Non-Discrimination: No person shall, on the basis of sex, race, national origin, ancestry, creed, marital or parental status, age or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity, including employment. Age/Grade Requirements: All youth program age restrictions will be based on their age as of September 1 of the current school year, unless otherwise specified. All grade requirements will be based on the 2016-17 school year. Summer break will officially mark the new school year. Age and grade requirements are set to benefit all children and make instruction easier for the program leader.

Looking to the future! 2017 Summer Brochure In our next brochure keep an eye out for… Basketball Camps Tackle Football NFL Flag Football Fall Rec Soccer Kids League Soccer Camp Summer Trips …. And MORE! 6

Events Knickerbocker Candle Light Snowshoe and Ski Lake Mills Wellness Coalition Day/Date: Friday, February 2 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Korth Park, UPPER SHELTER Fee: FREE!!! Concessions will be served for a small fee, money raised will help support the LMES School Garden and Greenhouse Project Walk the trails of Korth park by candle light! This year you can enjoy two lit trails as you explore Korth Park at night! Then relax next to the fire pit and enjoy some popcorn and hot cocoa or cider. This event is a partnership between the Lake Mills Wellness Coalition, Jefferson County Parks Department, Journey of Life Wellness Studio, Fort Health Care, and the Lake Mills Recreation Department.

Knickerbocker Festival Activites in the Park and Family Games - Lake Mills Wellness Coalition Day/Date: Saturday, February 3 Time: 11:00 am - 2:30 pm Location: Commons Park Fee: FREE!!! Have some family fun in the park during the 2018 Knickerbocker Ice Festival. We will have fun snow games and free snow shoe rentals for both youth and adults to try. We will also be operating the annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival Games! 7

Open Gym Winter Family Fun Day Day/Dates: Sunday, February 11th Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Location: LMES Gym Fee: FREE Fight cabin fever with this new one day event! Thanks to the overwhelming support from our sponsors we will be running this FREE family event. We will have inflatables, out-door yard games, Railyard, light concessions and more! There will be plenty to do for the whole family!

Middle and High School Event Flash Light Egg HUNT- Middle and High School age Grade: 5 - 12 Day/Date: Friday, March 23 Time: 8:00 pm Location: LMHS Football Practice Field Fee: $5 pre-register, $10 for the day of Get set, grab your flashlight and GO!!! Join us for the second annual flash light egg hunt! We will have over 1000 eggs and other prizes! This event is meant for both Middle and High School Students. Eggs will be scattered throughout the High School Practice field. The egg hunt will start at 8:00 pm on the dot. All kids who pre-register will be entered into a drawing for door prizes and the GRAND PRIZE!

THANK YOU!!!!! LMRD Would like to thank all of our awesome 2017 Fall Rec Soccer League sponsors! .

4K Skills Program: Timber Creek K/1 Division: Tracy’s Photography, Optimal Physical Therapy, Russ’s Painting, Summit Credit Union, Watson Ace Hardware, Kuhl Corner Campus, Pizza Pit, Dental Associates of Lake Mills, Crystal Farms, Bank of Lake Mills, McDonalds, Doyle’s Dogs 2/3 Division: S&S Plumbing, Scentsy Mia Wollin, American Family Insurance, Pizza Pit, East Lake Storage, Tracys Photography, Summit Credit Union, Tyranena Vet 8

Adult Athletics/Fitness Adult Men’s and Women’s Volleyball 4’s Registration Deadline: March 16 Our Adult 4’s leagues are perfect for individuals looking to meet new people and have fun. Each year teams are drafted differently. Day/Dates: Wednesdays, April 4 - May 23 Game Times: 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 pm Location: Men at LMES Gym, Women at LMMS Gym Fee: $10 Per player

Adult and High School Ultimate Frisbee - Indoor Ages: 16+ Day/Date: Thursday, January 4 - May 24 Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Location: LMMS GYM Fee: FREE! Have you heard of Ultimate Frisbee? Imagine combining the football field with goals at each end, the constant movement of soccer and a Frisbee! This is a non-contact sport that easy to learn and fun for all ages. All games will be co-ed and teams will be divided evenly each week. High School Players must be 16 or older. All participants must fill out a waiver prior to participation, if under 18 a parent must sign the waiver.

Adult Men’s Basketball WINTER League Team Registration Deadline: January 5, 2018 Dates: Mondays, January 15 - March 19, 2018 Location: LMES Gymnasium Team fee: $320 R/ $345 NR Sign up your own team for Men’s Winter League basketball! This league is for both recreational players and seasoned veterans alike. Game times will be based off of the number of teams that sign up. For more league information and a downloadable roster go to

9 and click on the Recreation Department tab. Minimum 4 teams are needed to run and a maximum of 6 teams will be accepted. Community based teams will be given registration priority. We may coop with other surrounding communities depending on interest!

Adult Basketball Open Gyms This is your opportunity to stay and play some basketball, meet some new friends and get some exercise in! This is a free program open to all adults interested in playing pick-up style basketball. New teams will be formed weekly. As this is an ongoing program be sure to frequently check the facilities calendar for possible time/location changes or cancelations. All participants must fill out a liability waiver prior to participation. Waivers will be available for print on line or hard copies are available at each open gym

Adult Men’s Open Gym Day: Tuesdays Dates: Ongoing Game Times: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm April - September 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm October - March Location: LMMS Gym Fee: Free!

Adult Women’s Open Gym Day: Sundays Dates: Ongoing Game Times: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Location: LMHS Lower Gym : January - May LMMS Gym : June - December Fee: Free!

Online Registration and printable registration forms are available on our webpage, just go to:


After School ZUMBA Registration Deadline: January 2

Day: Tuesdays Dates: January 9 - March 20 (10 Weeks) Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: LMES Commons Fee: $ 65/R ; $75/NR We take the “work� out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and highintensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness, cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosting energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Minimum of 8.

After School Adult Yoga Registration Deadline: January 2

Day: Thursdays Dates: January 11 - March 15 (10 Weeks) Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: LMES Commons Fee: $ 65/R ; $75/NR Come develop a yoga practice which will increase your strength, balance, and flexibility. Most importantly, it will be an avenue to reduce your stress and increase your awareness of the present moment. Minimum of 5.


SNOW SHOE RENTALS AVAILABE AT THE RECREATION DEPARTMENT! Snow shoeing is a great winter activity that can be as intense or as easy as you would like to make it. We have several sizes available for the whole family to rent! We offer snowshoes of all sizes for people 50 pounds up to 250 pounds. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Day rental: 24 Hours $5.00/Adult $3.00/Child

Weekend Rental: Friday - Monday $8.00/Adult $5.00/Child

*$25 security deposit is required at the time of rental. Refer to the Snowshoe Rental agreement-Damage Repair Fee Table for individual repair costs.


Youth Enrichment Lake Mills Spanish Academy Welcome to Spanish (Grades 1-4) Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to each session Grades: 1 - 4 Day: Wednesdays Session 1: 2/7 - 3/14 Session 2: 4/4 - 5/9 Time: 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Lake Mills Elementary School - Band room Fee: $30/R ; $40/NR This class is an introduction to Spanish Language course designed for grades 1 - 4. This Fun and engaging course will cover basic Spanish specifically tailored to Elementary age children. This class is open to both new and experienced Spanish speakers. Min 9/Max 16

Engineering for Kids Session 1 Information: 8 Week Session Registration Deadline: 2 weeks prior to each session Day/Dates: Mondays January 8 - March 5 (No class 1/22) Location: LMES Band Room S1 Jr. STEM Club: Engineering Escapades Grades: K - 1 Time: 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Fee: $150/R ; $160/NR Join us in exploring the fun sides of science, technology, engineering and math in this 8 week after school club designed for K - 1st grade students. Each week students will use the Engineering Design Process to explore STEM related hands on activities. Students will explore chemistry, build electronic light up greeting cards, sail the high seas and so much more! Min/Max: 8/14 13

S1 Apprentice STEM Club: Master Engineers Grades: 2nd - 5th Time: 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Fee: $185/R ; $195/NR Join us in exploring the fun sides of science, technology, engineering and math in this 8 week after school club designed for 2nd – 5th grade students. Each week students will use the Engineering Design Process to explore STEM related hands on activities. Students will explore chemistry, program their robots, build their own circuit boards and so much more! Min/Max: 10/20

Session 2 Information: 6 Weeks Day/Dates: Mondays, April 9 - May 14 Location: LMES Band Room S2 Junior STEM Club: Captivating Creations! Grades: K - 1st Time: 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Fee: $115/R ; $125/NR Students learn Engineering with hands-on tinkering to understand and apply the design and engineering concepts as they create innovative solutions to challenges. Students design and build their own electrical gadgets, simple machines and mechanisms, bridges, boats and more, learning various Engineering disciplines. Students also get to take their creations home. Min/Max: 8/14

S2 Apprentice STEM Club: Inventive Engineers Grades: 2nd - 5th Time: 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm Fee: $145/R ; $155/NR Engineering is everywhere! Come discover what an engineer does and even more exciting, inquisitively create your OWN hands-on projects using the Engineering Design Process. Explore projects from various engineering disciplines (Aerospace, Mechanical, & Civil, to name a few). For each lesson, students focus on developing problem solving, critical thinking and peer collaboration skills. Enter a world of innovation, imagination, and learning. Min/Max: 10/20


Anxious to Awesome ™ Deadline: 2 weeks prior to the start of class Grade: 1 - 4 Day/Date: Tuesdays Session 1: 1/30 - 3/6 Session 2: 4/24 – 5/29 Time: 3:30 - 4:45 Location: LMES Upstairs Room 396 Fee: $95/ R ; $105/NR About Instructor: Erin Fergusson Frey - Yoga & Mindfulness, Teacher Do you feel anxious, stressed or overwhelmed sometimes? The intention of these classes is to have FUN while learning cool yoga poses with nature themes, mindfulness practices and games, creative expression, and deep relaxation. Join us to learn simple yet effective life skills for self-regulation, balance, focus, compassion and a deeper connection to Self and others. Please bring a snack before class. Min 4 / Max 8

THANK YOU!!!!! LMRD Would like to thank our awesome 2017 Fall Rec Soccer League sponsors! 4/5 Division: Pizza Pit, Doyles Dogs, Fahsel DDS, Aztalan Screen Printing 6-7-8 Division: Lake Mills Vet Clinic


Youth Athletics High School and Middle School SKI CLUB Day: Friday Nights Dates: 1/19 - Cascade 1/26 - Cascade 2/9 - Devils Head 2/16 - Cascade Time: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm Meeting Location: Lake Mills High School Upper Parking Lot CASCADE PRICING: Both payment options include travel and a food voucher. $24- Cascade season pass holders only $44- Non Season pass holders- Includes lift ticket, equipment/helmet rental NEW!!! Devils Head Pricing: Both payment options include travel and a food voucher. $42- Lift Ticket only (bring your own equipment) $52- Includes Rental and Lift ticket. Ski Club is open to all students grades 6th through 12th. The 4 dates listed above are confirmed, additional make up days may be scheduled on March 9. All Registrations are due no later than Wednesday on the week of the trip. All participants are required to have a signed Liability waiver to each completed for each trip, NO EXCEPTIONS. Please arrive at the school by 3:45 at the very latest. Students are responsible for all money or positions they bring on this trip. Lockers are available for rent on site, quarters are required. Minimum 20 participants is needed to run this trip. Chaperone Information: Adult Chaperones are needed to make this program safe. Each trip requires 4 chaperones for each age group. We will need one adult to drive separately in the event that we would need to take a student home early. All skiing/snowboarding chaperones will receive a free lift ticket and will have the bus fee subtracted. Chaperones will receive more information on their duties and responsibilities prior to the trip date.


Youth Open Gym Day/Dates: Sundays, November 5 - February 25 (Closed 11/26, 12/24, 12/31) GRADES/Time: Birth - Kindergarten 1:00 - 2:00 pm 1 - 8 Grade 2:00 - 4:00 pm Location: LMES Gym Fee: FREE Join your friends for some fun in the gym! During the colder months of the year we will open up the gym for kids to stay active inside. Basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, volleyballs and more will be available. Supervision will be provided but parents are welcome to stay. Open gym waivers can be printed off from our website During the month of February Fort HeathCare will bring the Railyard to OPEN GYM!!

Thank you to our 2017 Youth Open Gym Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors: Dental Associates of Lake Mills: Lake Mills Chiropractic: Doyle’s Dogs:

Silver Sponsors: Journey of Life Wellness Studio: Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic: Crystal Farms :


Recreation/Optimist 3v3 Basketball League Registration Deadline: December 29 This is an in-house 3v3 league designed to follow the Optimist/Rec Skills and Drills program. Each week participants will be divided into new teams and spend time practicing followed by games. The last week of the season we will participate in a tournament. This program includes a t-shirt. There will be a coaches meeting on Tuesday January 2rd at 5:30 pm in the LMES Commons. Grade/League 1-2 Grade Co-ed 3 Grade Boys 3 Grade Girls

Time 8:30 am - 9:30 am 9:30 am - 10:30 am 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Day: Saturdays Date: January 6 - February 10 Location: LMES Gym Fee: $25/R ; $35/NR

Optimist Tri Star Competition Ages: 8 - 13 (Age as of March 11) Day/Date: February 10 Time: Registration starts at 11:30 pm, the competition will start at 12:00 pm and a pizza party to follow. Location: LMES Gym It’s back! The annual Optimist Tri Star basketball skills competition is run by the Lake Mills Optimist Club. Participants will show off their skills while passing, shooting and dribbling their way through the competition. The top participant in each age bracket will qualify for the State Competition! No preregistration is required. This event is FREE!!!


Co-ed Gymnastics and Tumbling Registration Deadline: January 26 Grade 3,4,5,6 Grade 4 Year Old Kindergarten 5 Year old Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade

Time 8:00 am - 9:00 am 9:00 am - 9:45 am 9:45 am - 10:30 am 10:30 am - 11:30 am 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Dates: February 17 - March 24 Day: Saturdays Location: LMES GYM Fee: $25/R ; $35/NR The gymnastics and tumbling program is ideal for your first timer to the intermediate gymnast. During this program participants will utilize equipment like the vault, low/high beams, uneven bars, parallel bars, and others. Participants will work on balance, strength and coordination while having tons of fun! Classes are led by Laura Wethall a long time gymnastics and tumbling instructor for the Lake Mills Recreation Department.

Tiny Tumblers Preschool Gymnastics Registration Deadline: February 16 Age: 3 - 4 Day: Fridays, March 2 - March 23 Time: 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm OR 6:45 pm - 7:15 pm Location: LMES GYM Fee: $18/R ; $28/NR Have fun with your child teaching them the basics of gymnastics and tumbling. Through the various tumbling and gymnastics exercises your child will learn body control, balance, and more. This is an adult child class, spotting and assisting your tiny tumbler is required. Min 5/ Max 15 19

NASP Archery Fall Registration Deadline: December 29 Day: Sundays Session 1: January 7 - February 4 (no class on 1/21) Session 1: April 8 - May 6 Location: LMMS GYM Fee: $30/R ; $40/NR Level Intermediate and Intro.

Grade 4-8

Time 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bull’s-eye! The Lake Mills Recreation Department is introducing the NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) program. Nearly everyone can enjoy the success in archery. In this program we will learn how to determine a student’s dominant eye, how to make a string bow, and the eleven steps to archery success. We will provide Genesis bows and arrows to be used by all students.

NASP Archery CLUB Registration Deadline: December 29 Grade: 6 - 8 Day: Sundays Session 1: January 7 - February 4 Session 1: April 8 - May 6 Location: LMMS GYM Fee: $30/R ; $40/NR The Lake Mills Recreation Department is now offering an Archery club for more advanced archers. Participants will work independently on improving their skills with unlimited shooting. The instructor will work with each student to help perfect their skills! Participants must complete the Intermediate level prior to signing up for club. Get your-self ready for NASP tournaments or hunting.


Medal League Girls Volleyball Registration Deadline: January 12 Grades/ Fee: Grade /League 5th Grade (Copper) 6th Grade (Bronze) 7th Grade (Silver) 8th Grade (Gold)

Fee $30 $35 $35 $35

Weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 5 weeks 5 weeks

Game Day/Date: Sundays, February 25 - March 25 Time: Tournaments are from Noon to 3:30 pm The Medal Volleyball League is open to all girls 5th through 8th Grade. This league is designed to help develop strong confident volleyball players. The serving line and net height have been altered to help give players a higher chance to succeed. Teams at any given grade level may field multiple teams. Participants will play against teams from surrounding communities. Volunteer coaches will set practice schedules. League T-shirt included. We will host 1 mass practice on Sunday, January 14 @LMMS Gym. Times below. 5-6 Grades 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm and 7 - 8 Grades 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coaches Meeting Jan 15: 7/8 grade 1:00 pm, 5/6 grade 1:30 pm

Youth Co-ed Volleyball Skills Registration Deadline: January 28 Grades: 3 - 4 Day/Date: Sundays, February 25 - March 25 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: LMMS Gym Fee: $ 20/R ; $30/NR Your child will love this introduction to the game! In this class, participants will go over the proper techniques to SET them up for success. This program will cover passing, setting, hitting and footwork skills. There will be a coaches meeting prior to the first class on February 25 at 3:15 pm in the LMMS Gym. 21

Spring Rec Soccer 5K-5 Grade Registration Deadline: March 2 Have a ball with this recreational based program for children in 5K5 grade. Players will have fun while learning the fundamentals, rules and skills of the game. Practices will start 2 weeks before the season. The games will be held at LMHS Practice fields off of E. Lake Park Place on Saturday mornings. Participants will be contacted by their coach with league schedules & team information. Grade/Division 5K/1 (U6)

2/3 (U8)

4/5 (U10)

Description The Pee Wee league will play on a condensed field. They will field a 3v3 team with no goal keeper using a #3 soccer ball. This league is focused on fun and learning the game of soccer. The Youth league will play on a condensed field. They will field a 4v4 team with no goal keeper. Scores will not be kept, this league is focused on fun and learning the game of soccer. This is a more advanced level of play. They will field a 6v6 team with a goal keeper.

Game Dates: Saturday April 14 - May 19 Location: LMHS Practice Fields (E. Lake Park Place) Fee: $25/R ; $35/NR Mandatory Coaches equipment and pick up will be on March 6 in the LMES Gym 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Baseball & Softball Open Gyms Dust off your glove and warm up that throwing arm. This is a great chance to get yourself warmed up for softball before the weather starts warm up! Pre-registration not required. But all participants must fill out a waiver prior to participation. Waivers will be available to print on line or at each open gym. Volunteer coaches are needed to provide a safe and productive atmosphere. Only indoor balls can be used in the gym. No ball drills be held on the new gym floor.

Softball Age Bracket U8-U10 12U-14U and non HS players

Time 8:30 am - 9:30 am 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Day: Saturdays Dates: March 3 - March 24 Location: LMHS Lower Gym and Batting Cage Fee: Free!

Baseball Age Bracket Coach Pitch and AL (9/10) NL (11/12) and non HS players

Time 10:30 am - 11:30 am 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Day: Saturday Date: March 3 - March 24 Location: LMHS Lower Gym and Batting Cage Fee: Free

Online Registration and printable registration forms are available on our webpage, just go to: 23

Windmill Girls Softball U8-U16 Registration Deadline: March 9 Division/Grade Game Days Fee 8U/ 5K - 2 grade Wednesdays $40 R ; $50 NR 10U/ 3 - 4 grade Mondays $60 R ; $60 NR 12U/ 5 - 6 grade Tuesdays $60 R ; $60 NR 14U 7 - 8 grade Thursdays $60 R ; $60 NR 16U (HS players) Wednesdays $60 R ; $60 NR Dates: Late May – Early August League T-shirt: OPTIONAL tournament T-shirt add $10 to your fee and make note on your registration form. Windmill Girls Fast Pitch Softball League is an USA Softball sanctioned league. Girls are divided into divisions according to their grade. The Windmill league is comprised of rec. teams from our surrounding communities, parent transportation is required. Coaches will contact their team with practice times and team information. New this year all players will receive their uniform to keep. It is suggested that you order a size or two up. For more information about Windmill softball league visit them on the web at We will be hosting a coaches informational meeting on Thursday, February 15 @ 6 pm in the LMMS Commons. All parents interested in coaching, assistant coaching or just wanting to help out with the team or possible fundraising ideas should attend. There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:00 pm at the LMMS Commons.

Windmill League End of Season Tournament Date: Early August Location: Watertown This is a league wide tournament with pairings are based upon wins and losses throughout the summer. All teams are encouraged to participate in this fun & exciting end to the summer softball season.


Youth Baseball T-Ball Basic Skills Registration Deadline: May 18 Grade: 4K Day: Tuesday Dates: June 12 - July 17 (no games 7/3) Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location: Wallace Park Baseball Complex Fee: $20/R ; $30/NR T-Ball Basic Skills is a FUNdamentals program geared towards teaching players the basics of baseball in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Players will work on batting, catching, throwing, fielding, base running and more! Participants will also have a chance to play in a non-competitive scrimmage at the end of the season. Parent participation is highly encouraged. T-Ball League Registration Deadline: May 11 Grades: 5K-1 Grade Day/Dates: Tuesdays, June 12 - July 24 (no games 7/4) Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location: Wallace Park Baseball Complex Fee: $25/R ; $35/NR This is an instructional baseball league. Participants will work on the proper techniques of throwing, batting, base running, catching and fielding. Rubber T-Balls are used and will be hit off a tee. Volunteer coaches are needed to help run this program. Coaches will contact their players with a practice schedule.

Tball and Minor League Coaches Meeting T-Ball and Minor League coaches will pick up equipment on Tuesday, May 15. T-Ball at 5:30 pm, Minor League at 6:00 pm in the LMMS Commons.


Minor League - Coach Pitch Registration Deadline: May 11 Grades: 1-2 Grade Day/Dates: Mondays, June 11 - July 23 (no games 7/2) Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location: Wallace Park Baseball Complex Fee: $25/R ; $35/NR Minor League is a developmental league focused on fun and learning to prep players for entering Little League. In this league coaches will pitch to the batters. The focus of this league is on skill development and sportsmanship over winning. No scores will be kept, and both coaches will assist in making any calls on the field. Volunteer coaches are needed to help run this program. Coaches will contact their players with a practice schedule.

L-Cats Baseball Camp Registration Deadline: February 23

Week 1 participants will gain the a foundation in hitting skills. Each kid will get to hit in the batting cage and have one on one instruction from LMHS players. The goal of the camp is for the kids to leave understanding basic form of hitting and fielding. Please have your child bring a glove. If they have their own bat they are allowed to bring that as well or one will be provided. Week 2 we will work on pitching development and defensive skills. The kids will learn the basic steps of pitching form and will be able to throw to a varsity catcher for a live bullpen session. The goal of the camp is for all the kids to understand basic mechanics of pitching and learn the proper defensive skills. Clinic Date Clinic topic March 3 Hitting Camp March 10 Pitching & Defence Camp Time both Dates: 3,4,5 Grade 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 6,7,8 Grade 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Thundercat Facility (513 E. Tyranena Park Rd.) Fee: $30 for 1 Week or $40 for both weeks! 26

Little League Baseball Registration Deadline: March 9

LMRD Little League Baseball program is open to both boys and girls who are currently in grades 3-6. Teams will participate in the Eastern Suburban Youth Baseball League which consists of the following surrounding communities. Transportation is required. More information about the ESYBL can be found at There will be a coaches and advisory committee meeting on, February 6 at 5:30 pm in the LMMS commons. Parents interested in coaching, assistant coaching, fundraising, concessions coordination should attend. There will be a mandatory parent meeting/uniform handout on Thursday, April 19 from 6:00 pm 6:30 pm for American League (9-10) and 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm for National League (11-12) at the LMMS Commons.

ESYBL American League (AL) Registration Deadline: March 9

American League is a recreational traveling league (parent transportation required). This is a development league with rules in place designed to encourage skill development in preparation for National League. Coaches will contact players with practice times and locations when teams have been formed. Grades: 3 and 4 Day/Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, late May thru late July Fee: $50/R ; $50/NR

ESYBL National League (NL) Registration Deadline: March 9 National League is a recreational traveling league (parent transportation required). NL is played more like the traditional game of baseball. Participants in this league will be using more advanced baseball skills and they will learn different strategies used in the game. Coaches will contact players with practice times and locations when teams have been formed.

Grades: 5 and 6 Day/Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, late May thru late July Fee: $50/R ; $50/NR 27

Little League Spring Training Day LMRD will be hosting a mandatory “Training Day� for all kids interested in playing in American or National League baseball. American League (9-10) 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm, National League (11-12) 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm. Coaches will be selecting teams directly following the event. For more information on the selection process you may contact the Recreation Department.

Day/Date: Sunday, April 8 Location: LMHS Batting cage and Lower Gym

Pony-Teener League Baseball Registration Deadline: March 9 LMRD Pony & Teener Baseball program both participate in Travel Leagues (parent transportation required). Players will be divided into teams based on their grade level. There will be a coaches and advisory committee meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 6:30 pm in the LMMS commons. The Teener program with help from the coaches will use a FLEX player schedule. This schedule will maximize playing time for the kids. Coaches will also be able to pull up or down to make sure all games can be played with a full roster. A mandatory parent meeting/uniform handout will be held on Thursday, April 17 at 7:15 pm in the LMMS Commons. Teeners participate in a higher level competitive league. Team practices and league schedule will be set by the coaches. Commitment, attitude, skill level and sportsmanship will be considered when determining playing time. The Pony Baseball program participates in a 7th grade only Baseball League. This is a transitional league, games are played on a modified field with 80 ft bases and 54 ft pitching rubber. Home games will be played at Wallace Park or Campus Field. Player uniforms will be provided for all leagues. Dates: Late May thru late July Ages: 13 - 14 (Grades 7, 8, and 9) Fee: $85/R ; $95/NR


Older Adult Activities Indoor Walking: Days: Monday - Friday Dates: Ongoing - Starts September 5 - Ends June 8 DATES OFF: September 4 and 25 October: 26 and 27 November- 22-24 December 25- January 1 (Winter Break) January 22 and 23 February 23 March 26 – April 2 (Spring Break) April 14 and 17 May 28 Time: 6:00 AM - 7:45 AM Location: LMHS Upper Gym and Halls Fee: FREE During the winter months we open a welcoming door to the seniors who are looking for a warm and safe place to walk. Participants should use the main entrance to the school. Walking maps of the High School including distances and select routs inside of the school.

Day Trips: LMRD will be sponsoring day trips for the older adults in the Lake Mills community. Each trip will include the cost of the ticketed event and travel. Participants may bring additional money to make purchases during these events. Participants will be picked up and dropped off at the Lake Mills High School auditorium parking lot on the South side of the building, please arrive 15 minutes early. Trips will cost between $15 and $50 per person and a minimum of 10 registrations are need in order for the trip to run. For more information visit our website or visit Club 55 on Tuesdays between 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 307 W. Madison St. Lake Mills, WI Trip information will be sent to Club 55, Rock Lake Manor, Trinity Pines, and the Lake Mills Leader.


LMHS Disk Golf Course! Open Year Round - WINTER TOO!!! Lake Mills Disc Golf Club League Registration Deadline: May 18 Day: Thursdays Dates: April 5 - November 1 Time: 6:00 pm Start each week Location: Lake Mills High School Disc Golf Course Fee: $20/R ; $30/NR

Interested in learning a new sport? or are you a seasoned disc golfer who wants to hone their skills? Disc golf is played with the same rules as golf but instead of a ball and club, individuals throw Frisbees (called discs). Disc golf league is open to all ages and registration includes a bag tag, t-shirt, registration to the city championship, and any clinics that are held throughout the season. If you're worried about competing against others more or less skilled than you, don't worry, there are two leagues. Handicapped and Bag Tag league.       

9 hole par 3 course Beginner and experienced levels welcome All ages welcome Free to public Located on the High School football practice fields on the hill off of East Lake Park Place No smoking/alcohol/guns on school property OPEN YEAR ROUND (Rent for half price with snowshoe and disc rentals) Disc Rentals are available at the Recreation Department office for only $3! Each rental comes with 3 discs and a carrying case, rent with snowshoes for only Rentals are free on Wednesdays! Please call first for availability: 920-648-8035


Looking to become a volunteer? Contact the Recreation Department for a volunteer application/background check. We can send you a list of the openings that we currently have. Additional info is available online. Common Volunteer positions: Head sports coach Snack/Concessions coordinator Referee or Umpire Gymnastics set up crew Game set up crew Fundraiser helpers

Assistant sports coach Special events volunteers Gymnastics instructors Sports class instructors Fundraiser coordinators And much more!!!


Do you have a special talent or skill that you would like to share with the community? LMRD is always looking for new program opportunities for people of all ages! Contact the Recreation Department with your new class idea TODAY!

Scholarships are available for kids who would like to participate in LMRD sponsored sports programs. These funds are available to Lake Mills School District residents. We encourage those who are in need financial assistance to contact the Rec Department offices for more information.


Lake Mills Recreation Department 120 E. Lake Park Place Lake Mills, WI 53551 920-648-8035 32

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