McAllen Parks & Recreation - Fall 2022

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Registration Information

PG 3

Lark Community Center

5-6

Palm View Community Center

7-8

Las Palmas Community Center

9 - 11

Senior Living

12 - 13

Aquatics

14 - 16

Athletics

17 - 22

Outdoor Recreation

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Quinta Mazatlan

24 - 26

Special Events

27 - 35

PARKS & RECREATION STAFF ADMINISTRATION

DENNY A. MELINE DIRECTOR JANIE GARCIA ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CRISTINA MONROY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT MARY ANN JUAREZ SUPERVISOR OF ACCOUNTS ROEL “ROY” RODRIGUEZ

MISSION CITY MANAGER

The Department strives to: Improve the quality of life through the provision of well - balanced, high - quality recreation programs for the residents of McAllen to enjoy during their leisure time. Facilitate wholesome and constructive programs with a measurable value to the community. Provide attractive and well - maintained major Parks & Recreation facilities in each sector of the city. These facilities should be within a reasonable distance of every surrounding neighborhood and offer safe opportunities for athletic competition, facility gatherings, and other passive and active recreation activities. Promote environmental conservation, eco and cultural tourism and socially oriented special events.

RECREATION DIVISION

CARINA JIMENEZ DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS MARCELLO LANGONI SUPERINTENDENT OF AQUATICS KRISTYNA MANCIAS SUPERINTENDENT OF ATHLETICS JONATHAN HERRERA SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION SPECIAL EVENTS ARTURO LIMONES SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION SPECIAL EVENTS RICARDO CANTU MARKETING AND SPECIAL EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR

COMMUNITY CENTERS LARK COMMUNITY CENTER

ADDRESS: 2601 LARK AVE. PHONE: (956) 681 - 3340 JORGE LEAL CENTER MANAGER DANYEL AYALA SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER

ADDRESS: 1921 N. 25TH ST. PHONE: (956) 681 - 3350 SARAH CANIZALES CENTER MANAGER CECILIA VALLEJO SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER

ADDRESS: 3401 JORDAN RD. PHONE: (956) 681 - 3360 PEDRO GARIBALDI CENTER MANAGER MARLENE CALDERON SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

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PARKS DIVISION

SARAI GARCIA DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS SERGIO SALDANA PARKS MANAGER DANIEL HERNANDEZ PARKS MANAGER JESSE YBARRA PARKS MANAGER JOSE FUENTES PARKS MANAGER CALIXTRO ESPINOSA PARKS SUPERVISOR ISIDRO SALINAS PARKS SUPERVISOR JAIME AGUILAR PARKS SUPERVISOR JOSE DE LA PAZ PARKS SUPERVISOR JUAN BERRONES PARKS SUPERVISOR LUIS LOPEZ PARKS SUPERVISOR RYAN REED PARKS SUPERVISOR JOEL MATA PARKS SUPERVISOR

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Brian Lewis Joseph W. Holand Rod Santa Ana Francisco Meza Frank Garza David Irizarry Jr.

Carlos F. Garza Annette Villalobos Victoria Guerra Miles J. Mullin Veronica Whitacre Richard Sanchez

SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD Kristi Collier Laura Flores Lilia Fuentes Veronica Galligan Andrea Rodriguez Hari Namboodiri David Marroquin

Hiram Gutierrez Alex Lamela Shahid Rashid Edward Zamora Jr. Donato Medina Jr. deSaussure Treviño Jamison Merrick


REGISTRATION - 2 easy ways to register ONLINE

Online registration is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day at www.mcallenparks.net. An account with USER ID and password is required to access the system. Create your account online. NOTE: By default, newly created household accounts will appear as non resident until proof of residency is verified. If you have NEVER registered for a McAllen Parks & Recreation program or are new to the area, you will not have a verified account. To verify McAllen residency, bring one of the following items with you to any of the three community centers listed to the right. Acceptable identification includes: • Utility bill for the household such as gas, electric, water or waste removal. • Phone, television, and internet services bill • Lease, tax, or mortgage statement with your name on it • Auto insurance statement

PAYMENT

The McAllen Parks & Recreation Department accepts payment by check, cash, Visa & Mastercard.

RETURNED CHECK POLICY

A $20 service charge will be assessed for all returned checks, and students will be removed from classes until finances are settled.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEE

If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with a class or activity, call or visit a community center. In addition to using your feedback to help us improve our programs, we will arrange one of the following. TRANSFERS between classes will be allowed only prior to the second class meeting, at no charge. After the second class meeting, transfers may be made, pending space availability, with a charge of $5 per class. REFUNDS for classes will be allowed only prior to the second class meeting and will carry a $10 fee per class. Refunds will take 30 to 60 days to process. Requests for transfers and refunds must be in writing. The satisfaction guarantee does not include, adult leagues, contract programs and facility rentals.

PROGRAM CANCELLATION POLICY

The McAllen Parks & Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or combine classes as necessary. Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. Register early to view the best schedule options.

WALK - IN

Walk - in registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, pending space availability at the following locations.

NORTH MCALLEN Lark Community Center

2601 Lark Ave. (956) 681 - 3340 Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

CENTRAL MCALLEN Las Palmas Community Center

1921 N. 25th St. (956) 681 - 3350 Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM *During regularly scheduled class sessions.

SOUTH MCALLEN Palm View Community Center

3401 Jordan Rd. (956) 681 - 3360 Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

INCLUSIVE PROGRAMS

The City of McAllen Parks & Recreation welcomes the opportunity to accommodate our patrons with special needs so that full participation in leisure and recreation programs may be enjoyed by all. Reasonable modifications will be assessed on a case - by - case basis taking the appropriate steps to ensuring a safe and enjoyable leisure experience. Patrons with special needs are encouraged to bring a companion with them for assistance at no extra charge in lieu of an additional staff member. The initial request for accommodation should be made on the program registration form.

MEDICAL POLICY

The City of McAllen Parks & Recreation Department will not prohibit any person from participating in an activity due to a medical condition or handicap, unless such condition is likely to cause injury to that individual or other participants in the activity. A participant who has been notified by a qualified medical professional that he/she has a medical condition that is likely to cause injury to themselves or other participants, is obligated to inform the Parks & Recreation Department, at the time of registration, of the condition and willingly withdraw from the program or activity if requested by the Department. It is recommended that all participants receive medical authorization before participating in these programs.

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Indoor & Outdoor Rec Sports

Tae Kwon Do

Monday & Wednesday

Basic introduction to skills and techniques of sports such as baseball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and much more! Sports subject to change from session to session. Tennis shoes are required. Equipment needs will be available for all participants. Participants may also choose to bring their own gear. Baseball gloves are limited - it is recommended that each participant bring their own glove for sizing comfort and hygiene purposes. A skills event will be held on the last week of each session show case sports ability.

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-4 6:35 PM-7:05 PM 5-6 7:10 PM-7:55 PM 7+

Session 1

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Ballet

Monday & Wednesday

Monday & Wednesday

Basic introduction to martial arts. Learn the necessary skills of discipline and respect. Learn basic kicks and basic hand movements. At the end of each session family members and friends will be treated to a Tae Kwon Do show case in which all the children will perform.

Time

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-5 6:35 PM-7:20 PM 6-8

Session 2

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Tuesday & Thursday

Use a variety of art mediums to create your very own masterpieces. Every craft created is sure to be a one – of – a– kind piece of art you can enjoy for years to come. Invite everyone to the art gallery show at the end of each session and show off your young artist.

Join us for our spin on the classic and graceful art form of ballet. Participants will learn the positions, coordination, and balance needed to become beautiful ballerinas. Each of the two sessions will end with a recital so that parents and family members can see their beautiful dancers perform.

Ages

Session 1

Amazing Art

Time

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-5 6:35 PM-7:20 PM 6-8

Session 1

Session 2

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Ages

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-4 6:35 PM-7:05 PM 5-6 7:10 PM-7:55 PM 7+

Session 1

Session 2

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Cheer & Tumbling Tuesday & Thursday

Learn fun tumbling skills while also learning some fun energetic cheers. Tumbling skills include balance, flexibility and lifts. Join us for a new twist on our cheer & tumbling class! After each session there will be a tumbling and cheer performance in which family and friends can enjoy watching what their children have learned.

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-4 6:35 PM-7:05 PM 5-6 7:10 PM-7:55 PM 7+ 6

Session 1

Session 2

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Basketball Monday & Wednesday

Soccer Skills Tuesday & Thursday

Come have some fun while learning the fundamentals of basketball, which include ball handling, dribbling, shooting and passing.

Pass, shoot, swing, kick, throw your way to being an all-around sports athlete! Come learn the basics of a variety of skills throughout the session.

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:45 PM 5-6 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 7-13

Session 1

Session 2

Time

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6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-4 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 5-6

Ages

Wild-In Art Monday & Wednesday

Ages

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 3-4 6:35 PM-7:05 PM 5-6 7:10 PM-7:55 PM 7-13

Session 2

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Tae-Kwon-Do Tuesday & Thursday

Learn and have fun with art! Enjoy painting, drawing, and making crafts. Find an art form that expresses YOU!

Time

Session 1

Session 1

Session 2

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Join us in learning the basics of martial arts in a safe and fun atmosphere.

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:45 PM 5-6 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 7+

Session 1

Session 2

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Cheer and Tumbling Monday & Wednesday

Ballet Tuesday & Thursday

Show your spirit and join us in learning how to stunt, jump and chant. This class will teach you the basics of cheer and tumbling.

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination.

Time

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:45 PM 3-5 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 6-10

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Session 1

Session 2

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Ages

6:00 PM-6:45 PM 3-4 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 5-6

Session 1

Session 2

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The Art of Ballet

Teen Crafting

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination.

Teen participants will create projects that shall express their creativity and unique style.

Time

Tuesday & Thursday

Monday & Wednesday

Ages

5:25 PM-5:55 PM 3 - 5 6:00 PM-6:45 PM 6 - 10

Session 1

Session 2

Time

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6:00 PM-6:45 PM 12 - 16 #793201.01

Beginner Folklorico

Ages

Session 1

Session 2

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Beginner Folklorico - Teen Tuesday & Thursday

Monday & Wednesday

Introduction to dancing different genres with different types of dance moves. Dancers will be able to show case a 5 min. routine.

Time

Ages

6:00 PM-6:45 PM 3 - 6 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 7 - 12

Session 1

Session 2

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Young adults with minimal to no training in Folklorico will have the opportunity to learn footwork technique, skirt movements, and history of the traditional dances of Mexico.

Time

Ages

Session 1

7:00 PM-7:45 PM 12 - 16 #793140.14

Session 2

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Tumbling

Tuesday & Thursday

Volleyball Skills Monday & Wednesday

Participants will have a blast while learning the basics in the sport of volleyball such as technique, rules, and game.

Time

Ages

5:30 PM-6:15 PM 7 - 13

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Session 1

Session 2

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Learn tumbling skills such as forward rolls, cartwheels, and basic handsprings.

Time

Ages

5:30 PM-6:00 PM 3 - 7

Session 1

Session 2

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Dance Worx

Explore Art

Introduction to dancing different genre of music with different types of dance moves. Dancers will learn a variety of dance styles such as hip-hop, jazz, and modern dance.

Participants will learn different techniques used by great art masters Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Vincent Van Gogh, and Raphael.

Tuesday & Thursday

Time

Ages

6:15 PM-7:00 PM 8 - 12

Tuesday & Thursday

Session 1

Session 2

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Time

Ages

6:15 PM-6:45 PM 3 - 7 7:00 PM-7:45 PM 8 - 12

Session 1

Session 2

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COMMUNITY CENTER ACTIVITIES ACTIVITY DAYS Aerobics Monday - Friday Bingo Monday - Friday Walking Club Monday - Friday Poker/Dominoes Monday - Friday Yoga Begginer Mon., Wed., & Fri. Folklorico Monday & Wed. English Intermediate Tuesday Knitting / Crochet Tuesday & Wed. Jazzercise Tuesday & Thursday English Beginner Thursday

TIME 10:10 AM - 11:10 AM 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

ACTIVITY Billiards Ceramics Line Dance Duplicate Bridge Piano Karaoke Qi Gong Knitting/Crochet Folklorico Party Bridge Walking Club Coloring Club

DAYS Monday - Friday Monday - Friday Monday - Friday Monday - Friday Mon., Wed., & Fri. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Friday (bi-weekly) Friday (bi-weekly)

TIME 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM Call for schedule 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

ACTIVITY DAYS Walking Club Monday - Friday Painting & Drawing Monday - Friday Yoga Monday - Friday Dominoes Mon., Wed., & Fri. Line Dancing Mon., Wed., & Fri. Sr. Stretch Mon., Wed., & Fri. English Classes Monday & Tuesday Qi Gong Tuesday Aerobics Tuesday & Thursday

TIME 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12:00 AM - 2:00 PM 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

AMIGOS DEL VALLE - SENIOR MEALS Participating seniors (60 & Over) are able to partake in a free lunch provided by Amigos Del Valle. ADV is recognized as the largest and most enduring non - profit resource senior service. Elderly Supportive Housing service and home meal delivery service provider of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. You must be at least 60 years of age or have a spouse who is 60 years of age and attending. Please Bring ID during registration. Everyone must fill out a Meal Registration form on their first day before 10:00 AM. Each meal is a $0.25 donation.

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LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM

PARENT/BABY (6 - 18 MONTHS)

Designed to teach parents how to work safely and effectively with their infant to help develop water adjustment skills and learn to have fun in the water. One parent per child is allowed in the water at a time. Swim diapers and swim suits are necessary for infants.

Time

MUNICIPAL POOL Parent/Baby - Infant

Session 1

No diapers or disposable swim diapers are allowed.

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM #743011.18

PARENT/TODDLER (18-48 MONTHS)

Time

Session 1

7:10 PM - 7:40 PM

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Time

Session 1

Time

Session 1

Reinforces skills learned in the infant level class and progresses to learn more advanced skills age appropriate for a toddler. One parent per child is allowed in the water at a time. Swim diapers and swim suits are necessary for infants.

PRE - SCHOOL (4 - 5 YEARS) Learn basic water adjustment skills with an emphasis on play to prepare children for comfort in the water for Youth Level 1 & 2. Designed to teach swimmer independence with initial play in the wading pool and progression to the main pool when students are ready.

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 7:10 PM - 7:40 PM 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LEVEL 1 & 2 Swimmers will start to learn basic water exploration and swimming skills. This class covers submersion under the water, floating & gliding on front & back, rhythmic breathing, safety skills, and front & back crawls at a beginner level. LEVEL 3 Designed to build upon skills learned during previous levels. The back crawl will be expanded and the front crawl will be perfected. Swimmers will also learn how to tread water. LEVEL 4 Designed to build upon the skills mastered at Level 3. Swimmers will develop endurance to swim greater distances. Breaststroke and sidestroke are also taught.

6:15 PM - 6:55 PM 7:10 PM - 7:50 PM 8:00 PM - 8:40 PM

een (14+) Time

8:00 PM - 8:40 PM

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Parent/Baby-Toddler

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YOUTH (6 - 13 YEARS)

On the first day of each session, the instructors will assess the participant’s swimming ability by performing a skills test. Based on the test, the instructor will determine the participants class level.

Session 2

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Session 2

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Pre-School

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Youth

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Adult and Teen

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ADULT & TEEN (14 & OVER) For adults/teens who either want to overcome their fear of the water or for adults that are comfortable in the water, but would like to improve their strokes.

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POOL RULES

All swimmers must wear appropriate swim attire: No cut offs, gym shorts or leotards. Board shorts with drawstrings are allowed. Swim diapers and/or swimming suits are necessary for infants. No diapers or disposable swim diapers allowed. Swim diapers available for purchase for $10 at each pool location.Children age 3 and under are free with an adult.Children ages 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult ages 18 & over at all times in the pool facility. Children age 6 & under have an adult age 18 & over with them in the water at all times. A complete list of facilities policies and procedures are available at each pool facility.

PUBLIC SWIM MUNICIPAL POOL

$2.50 PER SWIMMER | SEPT. 3 - OCT. 1

Saturday Only : 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

ADULT LAP SWIMMING MUNICIPAL POOL $1 PER SWIMMER

Tuesday - Friday 5:00 AM - 8:00 AM 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday 5:00 AM - 10:00 AM

BOYS CLUB POOL Saturday & Sunday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

$1 PER SWIMMER

WATER AEROBICS BOYS CLUB POOL

$1 PER SWIMMER | SEPT. 6 - NOV. 18

Tuesday - Friday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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adult leagues Senior Softball League

Men’s Recreation, Co-Ed Recreation Facility of Play: Westside Softball Complex League Dates: Practice games November 1st, Competition games January 2nd | Registration: October 10 - November 30 Fee: $150.00 per Team | Ages: 50+ | #FASPSR22 | #FASPSCO22

Co-Ed Adult Kickball

COED Competitive and Recreational | Ages 18+ Location of Play: Municipal Softball Complex League Dates: September 14 | #FA22KBR | #FA22RB Game Times: 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 10:00 PM Registration: August 27 - September 3 | Fee: $250.00 per team Managers Meeting: August 27 | 9:00 AM | Palm View Community Center

Co-Ed Adult Indoor Volleyball

COED Recreational | Ages 18+ Location of Play: Palm View Community Center League Begins: September 13 | Fee: $200 per team | #FAVB22 Game Times: 7:00 PM | 8:00 PM | 9:00 PM Registration: August 27 - September 3 | Palm View Community Center Managers Meeting: August 27 | 9:00 AM | Palm View Community Center

Women’s Adult Indoor Volleyball

Recreational | Ages 18+ Location of Play: Palm View Community Center | Fee: $200 per team League Begins: Sept. 15 | Game Times: 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM Registration: August 27 - September 3 | PVCC | #WFAVB22 Managers Meeting: August 27 | 9:00 AM | Palm View Community Center

Adult Basketball

Men’s Open Location of Play: Lark Community Center League Begins: September 13 | Tuesday & Thursday | #FABB22 Game Times: 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM | Fee: $250 per team Registration: August 27 - September 3 | Lark Community Center Managers Meeting: August 27 | 9:00 AM | Palm View Community Center

Adult Softball

Team Bats & City Bats Men’s B, C, D, E, Co-Ed, Men’s 50+ Facility of Play: Westside Park Ballfields | Monday-Friday League Begins: September 12 - Nov. 11 Game Times: 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 10:00 PM Registration: August 27 | 9:00 AM | Palm View Community Center Ages: 18+ | Fee: $375 per Men’s and COED team

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Youth Programs 10 & Under Tennis

McAllen High School Tennis Courts | Tuesday and Thursday Classes are aimed at introducing the beginner player to a fun-filled court action set up that helps prepare the players for match play. This program will provide instruction in forehand, backhand and serving. No classes Thanksgiving Day. Session S1: Sept. 20 - Oct. 14 S2: Oct. 18 - Nov. 10 S3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 8 Ages

Time

5-6 7-10

6:30 PM-7:15 PM 7:30 PM-8:15 PM

Ages 5-6

Ages 7-10

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Resident

$20 $20

Non-Resident

$25 $25

Youth Golf

Champion Lakes Golf Course | Tuesday and Thursday Beginner and intermediate lessons will introduce the fundamentals of golf at the Champion Lakes Golf Course. Lessons will cover stance, grip, and rules as well as driving, putting, and chipping. Collared shirt and tennis shoes are required. Class sizes will be limited. No classes Thanksgiving Day.

TAAF Programs McAllen Track Club

McAllen Sports Park | Ages 5-17 Continue your track and field training and stay ahead of the competition with our elite program. Coaches will assist with improving participant’s technique, strength and stamina. Class meets every Monday & Tuesday. Session 1: Oct. 3 - Oct. 24 #753401.16 Session 2: Nov. 1 - Nov. 29 #753401.17 Time: Monday & Tuesday | 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM | Fee: $40.00 per session

TAAF Tennis

McAllen High School Tennis Courts | Tuesday and Thursday Continue your TAAF tennis training. Coaches will assist with improving participant’s technique, strength and stamina. Class meets every Tuesday & Thursday. Session Ages 5-6 Ages 7-10 S1: Sept. 20 - Oct. 14 #753404.01 #753405.01 S2: Oct. 18 - Nov. 10 #753404.02 #753405.02 S3: Nov. 15 - Dec. 8 #753404.03 #753405.03 Ages

Time

5-6 7-17

6:30 PM-7:15 PM 7:30 PM-8:15 PM

Resident Fee: $60 | Non-Resident Fee: $85 | Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Session S1: Oct. 4 - Nov. 3 S2: Nov. 8 - Dec. 13

Ages 7-17

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Resident

$20 $20

Non-Resident

$25 $25

TAAF Golf

Champion Lakes Golf Course | Tuesday and Thursday Continue your TAAF golf training at the Champion Lakes Golf Course. Class meets every Tuesday & Thursday. Collared shirt and tennis shoes are required. Class sizes will be limited. No classes Thanksgiving Day. Resident Fee: $60 | Non-Resident Fee: $85 | Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Session S1: Oct. 4 - Nov. 3 S2: Nov. 8 - Dec. 13

Ages 7-17

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Adaptive Programs The Parks & Recreation Athletics division is offering year-round skills day camps for youth and adults! The program will consist of six different sports focused on fundamentals and techniques, conditioning, and team building. Each participant will receive a t-shirt at each registered camp. If registered for all six programs, participant will receive a trophy at the last skills camp. $12 dollar fee | Check-In begins: 8:30 AM | Scheduled camp time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

FALL 2022 Youth Programs

Volleyball Skills Camp

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Adult Programs

Volleyball Skills Camp #851555.05

Palm View Community Center | September 10 | Ages 5-17

Palm View Community Center | September 17 | Ages 18+

Las Palmas Turf Field | October 8 | Ages 5-17

Las Palmas Turf Field | October 22 | Ages 18+

Soccer Skills Camp #851555.04 Baseball / Softball Skills Camp

Miracle Field | November 5 | Ages 5-17

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Soccer Skills Camp #851555.06 Baseball / Softball Skills Camp

Miracle Field | November 5 | Ages 18+

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WEEKLY PROGRAMS THURSDAY Night LIVE 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Fee: $3

Every week a presenter/program of interest! Healthy Cooking Demonstrations Bird & Butterfly Migration Nature Poetry & Book Presentations Cultural Concerts in the Park Mesquite Trees & Products Nurturing Native Plants Paintings & Photography & Art

FRIDAY Guided Walk in the Woods 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM | Free with Park Fee

Join Center for Urban Ecologist naturalist for a birding and nature walk. Guests will get first-hand knowledge of the birds, plants and other wildlife.

SATURDAY SCIENCE for Families Nature Nuggets

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM | Free with Park Fee | Ages 2-6 Kids and parents will enjoy a nature-inspired book, along with a walk, talk and craft.

Discovery Days

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM | All Ages A variety of activities that include live creature visits, art and craft activities, special nature presentations, a microscope station, ecosystem models, and more.

SCHOOL & YOUTH GROUPS & SCOUTS Call and Make Reservations in Advance for Your Group

NOVEMBER

MIGRATION SENSATION Enjoy the trails enhanced with bird feeders and water features as November is the best month for birding and butterflies. Plan a trip to the park with your family!

DECEMBER 13-17 ILLUMINA FEST at Night

Illumina Fest is one of the most beautiful light shows in the woods! The trails feature over 2,000 luminarias, light art installations, live performers, food and more. Watch for the announcement as to when the tickets go on sale at www.ticketleap.com.

SEASONAL PROGRAMS HOBBIES IN NATURE

Learn from experts about different nature hobbies, from birding to how to garden with native plants. These programs focus on fun introductions to a topic, followed by tips to equip participants to continue the hobby on their own! Designed for adults and older interested youth.

Gardening for People and Wildlife Saturday, September 17 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5 Saturday, October 15 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5 Saturday, November 19 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5 Learn how you can use local plants to supports birds, butterflies, and other wildlife while also creating a healthier environment for you!

Birding for Beginners Saturday, September 24 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5 Saturday, October 22 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5 Saturday, November 26 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | $5

Badges/Theme Opportunities: Hiker, Eco-Friends, Bugs, Flowers, Animal Habitats, Gardening Feathers, Fur, Paws on the Path, Forester And More!

Birding is one of the fastest growing nature hobbies in the country! Learn about the world of birds and birding, plus tips and tricks on how to identify your beautiful bird neighbors.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Foraging Forests

SEPTEMBER 10

HUMMINGBIRD MORNING 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM Bring the family for Garden Tours, Talks, Plant Sales, Hummingbird Marketplace, Scout Badge opportunities and more.

OCTOBER

STICKS & BONES Trail Thru the Woods Take the family on a fun Halloween adventure through the “Sticks & Bones” themed trail in the woods. Throughout the quarter mile trail, children will learn about the five vertebrate animals. Snap a selfie with any of the installations, including the pumpkin patch photo-op.

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Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Free with Park Admission Wednesday, Oct. 19 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Free with Park Admission Try something new with the Center for Urban Ecology’s foraging walk! Learn about the many different uses of the local plants around us, from mesquite flour to prickly pear juice lemonade, and more. We’ll share tips on how to collect and prepare different plants, and when to look for them.

600 Sunset Drive in McAllen Texas Quinta Mazatlan is an urban sanctuary in McAllen bringing partners together to support environmental education, ecotourism and the environment for the health of all!




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