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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 and 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.

Jim Darling MAYOR CITY OF McALLEN ELECTED OFFICIALS

PARKS AND RECREATION STAFF

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

ADMINISTRATION

Aida Ramirez Director, Mike Hernandez MAYOR PRO-TEM Management Assistant, Sarai Garcia

LARK COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Jesse Franco Supervisor of Recreation, Marlene Calderon

Brian Lewis Cesar Aguirre Frank Garza Carlos F. Garza Troy Gearhart Joseph W. Holand Rocio Mayas Miles J. Mullin Chris Henderson Daniel R. Santos Trisha M. Scott Robert Swanson Melanie Watson

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2

LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Kristyna Mancias Supervisor of Recreation, Ricardo Cantu, Jr.

SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD

Omar Quintanilla

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Marcello Langoni Supervisor of Recreation, Rodolfo Mata

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4

Javier Villalobos COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1

Joaquin “JJ” Zamora

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3

John J. Ingram COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5

Veronica Whitacre COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 6

Supervisor of Accounts, Mary Ann Juarez

RECREATION DIVISION Assistant Director of Operations, Denny A. Meline Marketing & Special Events Coordinator, Carina Jimenez Superintendent of Athletics, Kori Waters Interim Superintendent of Aquatics, Stephanie Valdez Supervisor of Recreation- Special Events, Cristina Monroy Supervisor of Recreation- Special Events, Jonathon Herrera Supervisor of Recreation, Tiffany Kersten

Hiram A. Gutierrez Donato Medina Jr. Dr. Ricardo Chapa Lilia A. Fuentes

PARKS DIVISION Superintendent of Building Maintenance, Richard Martinez Parks Manager, Jesse Ybarra Parks Manager, Daniel Hernandez Parks Manager, Jose Fuentes Parks Manager, Sergio Saldana Parks Supervisor, Calixtro Espinosa Parks Supervisor, Isidro Salinas Parks Supervisor, David Rodriguez Parks Supervisor, Juan Berrones Parks Supervisor, Jaime Aguilar Parks Supervisor, Jose De La Paz Parks Supervisor, Luis Lopez Parks Supervisor, Ruben Barajas

Ralph Garcia Enrique Miranda Dianne Morrill Hari K. Namboodiri


INFORMATION WALK-IN REGISTRATION Walk-in registration will be accepted on a first come, first served basis, pending space availability at the following locations ONLY: NORTH McALLEN Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave. · 956-681-3340 Monday - Thursday8:00a.m.- 8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. CENTRAL McALLEN Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th St. · 956-681-3350 Monday - Thursday 8:00a.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00a.m.-5:00 p.m. *During regularly scheduled class sessions. SOUTH McALLEN Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd. · 956-681-3360 Monday - Thursday 8:00a.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

DIRECTORY OFFICES & SITES Parks & Recreation Administration - 1000 S. Ware Rd................................(956) 681-3333 Lark Community Center - 2601 Lark Ave....................................................(956) 681-3340 Las Palmas Community Center - 1921 N. 25th St ......................................(956) 681-3350 Palm View Community Center - 3401 Jordan Rd........................................(956) 681-3360 Town Lake at Firemen’s Park - 201 N. 1st St................................................(956) 681-3382 McAllen Nature Center - 4101 W. Business 83............................................(956) 681-3333 McAllen City Hall - 1300 Houston Ave........................................................(956) 681-1000 AQUATIC FACILITIES Municipal Pool - 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd................................................(956) 681-3381 Boys Club Municipal Pool - 617 S. 27th St..................................................(956) 681-3383 Los Encinos Pool - 3300 Sarah Ave.............................................................(956) 681-3384 Cascade Pool - 1000 Bales Rd.....................................................................(956) 681-3333

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS We constantly strive to provide you with the highest quality recreation programs. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with a class or activity, please tell us so we can respond to your concerns. In addition to using your feedback to help us improve our programs, we will arrange one of the following. FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED: TRANSFERS between classes will be CASH, CHECK, VISA & MASTERCARD. allowed only prior to the second class meeting, at no charge. After the ONLINE REGISTRATION second class meeting, transfers may Visit www.mcallenparks.net to be made, pending space availability, register online. You must create a with a charge of $5 per class. username and password, as well REFUNDS for classes will be allowed as enter all pertinent household information before the website will only prior to the second class allow you to register online. Online meeting and will carry a $10 fee per forms of payment accepted include class. Refunds will take 30 to 60 days Visa and Mastercard. Please call the to process. Requests for transfers and refunds administration office at (956) 681must be in writing. Some of our 3333 if you need assistance. programs, such as adult leagues, RETURNED CHECK POLICY contract programs and facility A $20 service charge will be assessed rentals, have different, specific for all returned checks, and students policies which apply. will be removed from classes until finances are settled. PROGRAM CANCELLATION POLICY The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel any scheduled activity as necessary. Classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment. Do not wait until the last minute to register!

INCLUSIVE PROGRAMS The City of McAllen Parks and 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 caseby-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 and 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 and 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.


KIDZ NIGHT OUT Register your kids and leave them with us for a fun-filled Friday night! Enjoy board games and card games in our Game Room, sit back and enjoy a movie and popcorn in our Movie Room, check out the Craft Room for some colorful activities, or make your way to the gym and enjoy some awesome indoor sports! All activities will be supervised by our experienced staff. Pizza dinner and drinks are included. Dates: Spring Break: Friday March 8, 2019 Summer Kick-Off: Friday May 31, 2019 Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm Place: Palm View Community Center Fee: $15/ for first child registered $5/ for each additional child registered SPRING MIXER Come join us for a taste of summer fun! Every day will be a special activity you can participate in from Learn-to-Swim, canoeing, and more. If you participate in our special activity during our event, when you leave at 6pm you will earn a prize. During the event we will not continue with Public Swim. Dates: SPRING BREAK-March 11, 2019- March 17, 2019 PUBLIC SWIM: 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Place: Municipal Pool Fee: $2.50 TINY 2K GLOW RUN (SUPERHERO THEMED) Join us for a unique glow in the dark fun run! Toddlers will enjoy glow sticks, music, games, and raffle prizes. First 50 registered get a t-shirt. All participants receive a finisher medal. All participants are encouraged to wear their favorite superhero t-shirt or costume. Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Time: 7 p.m. Race Starts Place: Las Palmas Community Center/Park Age: 2-6 years Fee: $10 per child Registration Deadline: March 18th or until maximum number of participants is reached. Space is limited. Finisher medals awarded to each child.

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Under The Sea

DADDY & DAUGHTER DANCE “UNDER THE SEA” Enjoy a magical night of activities, food, and dancing with your daughter. Register now, space is limited. Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 6:30pm-10:00pm Place: Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave. McAllen, TX 78504 Age: 4 & up Fee: $45 per Daddy & Daughter Pair #181300.05 Plus $5 per additional daughter #181300.06 Registration Deadline: Friday March 30th, 2019 at 5:00pm, or when at maximum capacity. For more information please contact 956-681-3340. UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT Bring the kids for some spring time fun! Enjoy the twist to the traditional egg hunt. Hunting groups divided by ages. MUST PRE-REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE. Win prizes, candy and a special guest appearance. Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019 Time: 1:00p.m. Place: Municipal Pool Age Groups: Ages 6 months-3 years **GRASS AREA** Ages 4 years – 7 years Ages 8 years – 12 years Ages 13 years – 16 years Pre-Registration required. Fee: $3.00 per participant Each registration comes with 2 wristbands, one for participating child and one for adult given on-site. Wristbands are used for admittance into Public Swim later that day. Gates for event open at 12:30 pm Public Swim 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Fee: $2.50 Municipal Pool KITE DAY Fill the sky with your creative design and vibrant colors at Palm View Community Center. Come build your own kite masterpiece, or bring your own. There will be games, music, food, and fun for the whole family! Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm Place: Palm View Community Center Fee: $5 per kite kit

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DOGGIE DAY AT THE POOL It’s a swim party for you and your dog! Bring your dog and favorite toys for a dip in the pool. Proof of current Rabies vaccinations required for entry. Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 Time: 11am - 4pm Place: Los Encinos Pool Fee: $1.00 per human / $2.00 per dog (max of 2 dogs per owner) CINCO DE MAYO CLASSIC CAR SHOW Join us as we celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a classic car show. The event will feature mariachi and folklorico performances, line dancing, live music, salsa competition, market and food vendors and fun arts & crafts for the kids. (Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category) Categories include: Best Antique, Best Paint, Ladies Choice, Commissioner’s Choice, Best Truck, Best Display, Best Lowrider, Best Mustang, Best Corvette, Best Club Presentation, 2018 Best of Show Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Time: 9 a.m. – 2p.m. Place: Las Palmas Community Center Parking Lot Fee: Pre registration $3 per car entry, Day of Registration $5 per car entry Registration Deadline Monday, April 29th First 50 cars registered receive an event t-shirt, gift bag, lunch and dessert.) Vendor Booths Fee: $15 Food Vendors / Food Trucks Fee: $25 (All food vendors are required to have a City of McAllen Event Permit) AquaGLOW Join us for a fun- filled time of music, games and more during our glow in the dark event. Date: May 11, 2019 Time: 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Place: Municipal Pool Fee: $3.00

McALLEN PARKS & RECREATION COMMUNITY DAYS Enjoy a different park or facility every month! There will be free play opportunities including swim, peddle boats, open gym and much more based on location. Date: Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Place: McAllen Youth Baseball Complex Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Place: Firemen’s Park Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 1:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Place: Municipal Pool *Pool rules apply, a swimswuit is required to enter pool.

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SENIOR PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT Promoting the independence and the well-being of adults age 50 and over through health, wellness, educational, cultural, volunteerism and recreational programs and services. NORTH McALLEN Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave. · 956-681-3340 Center Manager: Jesse Franco

CENTRAL McALLEN Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th St. · 956-681-3350 Center Manager: Kristyna Mancias

SOUTH McALLEN Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd. · 956-681-3360 Center Manager: Marcello Langoni

NEWSLETTER Newsletters with program activities, daily lunch schedule and special events can be found at the front desk free of charge at each City of McAllen community center.

AMIGOS DEL VALLE 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.

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM MISSION STATEMENT To engage men and women age 50 and better in meaningful volunteer service that strengthens the well- being of both self and community. Volunteer Assignments Include: Assisting with serving coffee daily, collecting daily donation during lunch, assisting custodian staff with cleaning of tables, class instructors, prepare meals on wheels’ home delivery trays, assist with serving meals to center participants.

SENIOR TRIPS An essential part of senior programming are monthly field trips. Field trips allow our participants to experience new and existing activities throughout the valley. Trips schedule for throughout the year include South Padre Island, Gladys’s Porter Zoo, McAllen Nature Center, Quinta Mazatlán, Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show, Bentsen State Park, La Plaza Mall and many more.

SENIOR DANCE Every third Wednesday of the month, Las Palmas Community Center hosts the monthly senior dance which features live music, raffle prizes and concession items. Community participants 50 and over are welcomed to attend and dance the afternoon away from 1-3:30 p.m. the fee to enter is $1.50.


LARK COMMUNITY CENTER

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER

ACTIVITY Walking Club Yoga Aerobics Sr. Stretch Zumba Painting & Drawing Ceramics Crochet & Knitting Dominoes Line Dancing Bingo English Beginner English Intermediate English Advance Golden Lark Choir

ACTIVITY Aerobics Bingo English Class -Beginner English Class –Intermediate Jazzercise Knitting / Crochet Poker/Dominoes*

DAYS Monday - Friday Monday - Friday Tuesday & Thursday Mon, Wed, Fri Mon & Wed (Tentative) Thursday & Friday Monday - Wednesday Friday Monday - Thursday Friday Every other Friday Thursday Monday Tuesday Tuesday

TIME 8:00 am—9:00 am 10:00am—11:00 am 9:00 am—10:00 am 9:00 am —10:00 am 10:00 am—11:00 am 8:30 am—1:00 pm 8:30 am—1:00 pm 12:00 pm—2:00 pm 12:00 pm—3:00 pm 11:00 am—12:00 pm 12:00 pm—1:30 pm 12:00 pm — 2:30 pm 12:00 pm — 2:30 pm 12:00 pm — 2:30 pm 12:00 pm— 1:30 pm

LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER ACTIVITY Line Dancing Billiards Card Games Ceramics Conjunto Dance Fitness Texercise Duplicate Bridge English Karaoke Yoga Knitting/Crochet Nutrition Program Party Bridge Qi Gong Senior Exercise Senior Exercise

DAYS Wed, Thurs., Fri Monday—Friday Monday-Friday Monday—Friday Thursday Monday—Friday Tuesday & Thursday Monday & Friday Monday & Friday Monday & Friday Tuesdays Wednesday Monday—Friday Wed.& Fri. Tuesdays Monday—Thursday Friday

TIME 10:00 am—11:00am 9:00 am—1:00 pm 9:00 am—1:00 pm 9:00 am —11:15 am 12:00 pm—1:00 pm 12:00 pm—12:30 pm 10:00 am—11:15 pm 12:00 pm– 3:00 pm 9:00 am—10:00 am 10:00 am—11:15 am 9:00 am—10:00 am 9:15 am—11:15 am 11:30 am—12:00 pm 12:30 pm– 3:00 pm 10:00am—11:00am 12:30 pm—1:00 pm 12:00pm—12:30pm

DAYS Monday-Friday Monday-Friday Thursday Tuesday Tuesday & Thursday Tuesday & Wednesday Monday-Friday

TIME 10:10am—11:10am 11:00am—11:15 am 9:00 am—11:00 am 9:00 am—11:00 am 9:00 am—10:00 am 9:00 am—11:15 am 9:00 am—11:15 am

*Sign-in no later than: 9:45am to play

Pickle ball*

Mon- & Thurs.

12:00 pm— 3:00pm

*Sign-in Daily: Fee $1.00 per visit 18 & older

Qi Gong Yoga Beginner Walking Club Nutrition Program*60yrs + Folklorico

Tues Mon, Wed, & Fri Monday-Friday Monday—Friday Monday & Wed

1:00-3:00pm 9:00 am—10:00am 8:00 am—9:00am 11:30 am-12:00pm 10:00 am-11:00 am


SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

fitness volleyball

Build endurance and stay in shape this spring by working drills geared towards perfecting your overall volleyball skills! Join us for some fun off season workouts! Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $18 for 30 mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Ages: 3 to 6 - 30 minute class Ages: 7 to12 - 45 minute class Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 3-4 #183740.05 #183740.06 6:35 pm-7:05pm 5-6 #183741.05 #183741.06 7:10pm -7:55pm 7-12 #183742.05 #183742.06

Painting

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. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Ages: 3 to 6 - 30 minute class Ages: 7 to 12 - 45 minute class Time Ages 6:00pm -6:30pm 3-4 6:35pm-7:05pm 5-6 7:10pm-7:55pm 7-12

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SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

cheer & tumbling

all star sports

Basic introduction to skills and techniques of a variety of sports. Kickball, soccer, basketball, and more! Tennis shoes are required. Activities will take place indoors and outdoors, depending on the weather. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Ages: 3 to 6 - 30 minute class Ages: 7 to 12 - 45 minute class Time 6:00pm-6:30pm 6:35pm-7:05pm 7:10pm-7:55pm

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Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 3-4 #183200.03 #183200.04 6:35pm-7:05pm 5-6 #183201.03 #183201.04 7:10pm-7:55pm 7-12 #183202.03 #183202.04

Dance

Ballet

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $18 for 30mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins Ages: 2 to 6 - 30 minute class Time Ages 6:00pm–6:30pm 2 6:35pm-7:05pm 3-4 7:10pm-7:40pm 5-6

Learn fun tumbling skills while also learning some basic acrobatics. Acrobatics skills to include balance, flexibility, and lifts. Join us for a new twist on our tumbling class! Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Ages: 3 to 4 - 30 minute class Ages: 7 to 12 - 45 minute class

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Join us and learn a fun routine that incorporates many dance styles! Every routine will be a reflection of different styles of, hip-hop, and high energy pom. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Ages: 3 to 6 - 30 minute class Ages: 7 to12 - 45 minute class Time 6:00pm-6:30pm 6:35pm-7:05pm 7:10pm-7:55pm

Ages 3-4 5-6 7-12

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SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

adult open gym

Here’s a chance to practice your skills or play a friendly pick-up game at your local community center gym. *Program is offered pending space availability and on a first come basis. Basketball Date: Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm Place: Lark Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per day #971001.08 Volleyball Date: Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm Place: Lark Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per day

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youth open gym

Here’s a chance to practice your skills or play a friendly pick-up game at your local community center gym. *Program is offered pending space availability and on a first come basis. Basketball Date: Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm Place: Lark Community Center Age: 17 and Under Fee: Registration Required #980278.23 Volleyball Date: Saturdays 10:00am – 2:00pm Place: Lark Community Center Age: 17 and Under Fee: Registration Required

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SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

SENIOR PROGRAMS

Monday - Friday Walking Club 8:00 - 9:00am Yoga 10:00 - 11:00am Monday, Wednesday & Friday Senior Stretch 9:00 - 10:00am

Tuesday English 12:00 -2:30pm Intermediate Golden Lark Choir 10:30 - 11:30am Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00am

Monday - Wednesday Painting 8:00 - 12:00pm & Drawing

Zumba

Monday English Beginner 12:00- 2:30pm

Friday Line Dancing 11:00 - 12:00pm Crochet/Knitting 11:00 - 2:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday Aerobics 9:00 - 10:00am Ceramics 8:00 - 12:00pm Daddy & Daughter Dance “Under the Sea” Enjoy a magical night of activities, food, and dancing with your daughter. Register now, space is limited. Date: Saturday, April 6, 2019 Time: 6:30pm-10:00pm Place: Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave. McAllen, TX 78504 Age: 4 & up Fee: $45/Daddy & Daughter Pair #181300.05 Plus $5 per additional daughter #181300.06 Registration Deadline: Friday March 30th, 2019 at 5:00pm, or when at maximum capacity. For more information please contact 956-681-3340.

Wednesday & Friday Dominoes 9:00 - 3:00pm

Every Other Friday Bingo 12:00 - 1:30pm

Are you planning a special celebration? Lark Community Center has space available to rent! Call today to schedule a tour (956) 681-3340


SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

TODDLERS - N- MOTION

Bring your little ones to our new evening program that will excite all their senses with fun games and colorful crafts. Our instructors will make learning a playtime experience as they go through shapes, colors, the alphabet, and so much more! Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $18 Resident $23 Non- Resident Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:45pm-6:15pm 2 #173310.03 #173310.04 6:20pm-6:50pm 3-4 #173311.03 #173311.04

dance xtravaganza

Join us and learn a fun routine that incorporates many dance styles! Every routine will be a reflection of different styles that may include modern jazz, hip-hop, and high energy pom. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $18 Resident $23 Non- Resident Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:35pm-7:05pm 3-4 #173101.01 #173101.02 6:00pm -6:30pm 5-6 #173100.01 #173100.02

SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

cheer squad

Learn everything you need to know to become an amazing cheerleader! From basic tumbling skills, to cheer motions and chants. Come be part of our Palm View Cheer Squad. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $18 Resident $23 Non- Resident Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 3-4 #173200.03 #173200.04 6:35pm-7:05pm 5-6 #173201.03 #173201.04

Ballet

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $18 for 30mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:45pm-6:15 pm 2 #173160.05 #173160.06 6:25pm-6:55 pm 3-4 #173162.05 #173162.06 7:00pm-7:30 pm 5-6 #173163.05 #173163.06

Are you planning a special celebration? Palm View Community Center has space available to rent! Call today to schedule a tour (956) 681-3360

Wild in art

Enjoy painting, drawing, and craft making. Every project created is sure to be a one- of -a- kind masterpiece. Invite everyone to the art gallery show at the end of each session and show off your young artist. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Ages: 3 to 6 – 30 min. Ages: 7 - 12 – 45 min. Residents: $18 for 30 mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:45pm-6:15pm 3-4 #173300.03 #173300.04 6:25pm -6:55pm 5-6 #173301.03 #173301.04 7:00pm-7:45pm 7-12 #173302.03 #173302.04

soccer skills

Pass, dribble, and shoot your way to being a soccer pro! Come learn the basics of soccer and practice progressive drills throughout the session. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $18 for 30mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:25pm-6:55 pm 3-4 #173730.05 #173730.06 5:45pm-6:15 pm 5-6 #173731.05 #173731.06


SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

archery

This course will concentrate on the basic fundamentals of archery. Participants will learn safety rules, basic range shooting, and range courtesy. Compound equipment is used in this class. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $23 Resident $28 Non- Resident Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 7:00pm-7:45pm 7-12 #173650.05 #173650.06

SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

taekwondo

Learn the basics of martial arts in a safe and responsible atmosphere.

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Tuesday & Thursday residents: $18 for 30 minutes/ $23 for 45 minutes non - residents: $23 for 30 minutes/ $28 for 45 minutes

Age 3-4 5-6 7-12

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MONDAY - FRIDAY WHEN THE CENTER IS OPEN & SCHOOL IS IN SESSION

FREE

TIME 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Come join us and learn how to make some healthy, easy to make, and very delicious snacks. Learn about the importance of the food pyramid,portion sizes, and teamwork. Please inform the staff of any food allergies at the time of registration

Time

Join us after school for an open gym that will include various sports, craft activities, volunteer opportunities, and ďŹ eld trips. Need help with your homework? Our instructors can help you with that too! Program is open to all middle school students, and will follow McAllen ISD and City of McAllen holiday schedules.

Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: Residents: $18 for 30 mins $23 for 45mins Non-Residents: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins

Snack It Up! 5:30pm - 6:00pm 6:10PM - 6:40PM 6:50PM - 7:35PM

TEEN TIME

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youth camps

Volleyball Camp: C.H.A.M.P. ATHLETICS, the “Off-season Fundamentals Specialists” is featuring a Volleyball Camp hosted by Coach Patty Luna holder of 7 year record of going undefeated in district competition along with many other notable accomplishments. Coach Luna focuses on fundamentals to enhance the overall skillset of the participants. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $25/participant Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:30-7:15pm 9-11 #173724.01 #173724.02 5:30-6:15pm 12-14 #173723.01 #173723.02 Basketball Camp: C.H.A.M.P. ATHLETICS, the “Off-season Fundamentals Specialists” is featuring an ALL girls Basketball Camp hosted by Coach Leticia Robles holder of 4 titles received as a Middle School Basketball Coach. Coach Robles focuses on fundamentals such as dribbling, passing, and shooting technique. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $25/participant Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:30-6:15pm 9-11 #173725.01 #173725.02 6:30-7:15pm 12-14 #173726.01 #173726.02

youth camps

Football Camp: C.H.A.M.P. ATHLETICS, the “Off-season Fundamentals Specialists” is featuring an American Football ‘skills and drills’ camp hosted by Coach Michael Pinkard Jr., celebrated in both Flag and Middle School Football. Coach Pinkard is renown for stressing the importance of fundamentals, a positive attitude, and goal setting. Days: Monday & Wednesday Fee: $25/participant Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 7:30-8:15pm 10-14 #173722.01 #173722.02 SPECIAL EVENTS KIDZ NIGHT OUT & KITE DAY SEE THE SPECIAL EVENTS PAGES FOR ALL OF THE DETAILS!

sENIOR PROGRAMS

Free for Ages 50 & Over Must Register Monday - Friday Walking Club 8:00 - 9:00am Aerobics 10:10 - 11:10am Bingo 11:00 - 11:15am Poker* 9:00 - 11:00am Dominoes* 9:00 - 11:00 am (*must check in by 9:45am) Nutrition Program (Age 60 & Over) 11:30am - 12:00pm Monday & Wednesday Folklorico 10:00 - 11:00am

adult open gym

Here’s a chance to practice your skills or play a friendly pick-up game at your local community center gym. *Program is offered pending space availability and on a first come basis. Basketball Date: Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00pm Place: Palm View Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per day

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Volleyball Date: Saturdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Palm View Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per day

Pickle Ball Date: Monday – Thursday 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Place: Palm View Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per day #770989.03

Monday, Wednesday & Friday Yoga Beginner 9:00 - 10:00am Tuesday Only Qigong 1:00 - 3:00 pm English Class 9:00 - 11:00 am Intermediate

Tuesday & Thursday Jazzercise 9:00 - 10:00am Tuesday & Wednesday Knitting/Crochet9:00 - 11:15am Thursday Only English Class 9:00 - 11:00am Beginner


SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

the art of Ballet

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination. Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $18 for 30mins Non-Resident: $23 for 30mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:25pm - 5:55 pm 3-4 #193161.05 #193161.06 6:00pm – 6:30 pm 5-6 #193162.05 #193162.06

Beginner Folklorico

Introduction to dancing different genres with different types of dance moves. Dancers will be able to show case a 5 min. routine. Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Resident: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:30pm -6:00 pm 3-6 #193142.07 #193142.08 6:05pm - 6:50 pm 7-12 #193143.07 #193143.08

piano skills

An introduction to playing the piano, reading music, fundamentals and more. A great introduction to the world of music. Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 7:00pm - 7:45 pm 7-13 #193350.05 #193350.06

SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

Guitar

An introduction to playing the guitar, reading music, fundamental and more. A great introduction to the world of music. Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:45 pm 7-13 #193320.05 #193320.06

grow-green thumb

Learn about horticulture and gardening and planting. Learning basics of soils, Plants, which plants are good for each season, projects to keep up their plants all session and then can take them home. Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $23 for 45mins Non-Resident: $28 for 45mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm -6:45 pm 7-13 #193200.01 #193200.02

rising stars elite modeling

on stage!

Participants will learn the basics of theatre such as acting, lights, sound and set design. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:30pm-6:15 pm 7-15 #193130.01 #193130.02

one voice

Participants will discover their voice through vocal exercises and will also learn how to read music. They will have the opportunity at the end of the session to showcase their talents. *Class is open to all levels of experience. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 7:00pm-7:45 pm 7-15 #193120.01 #193120.02

sports explosion

Children will be introduced to the basics of sports and develop Participants will learn about coordination, teamwork, sharing proper modeling and etiquette and listening skills. skills. The session will consist of Days: Tuesday & Thursday mannequin, runway, and freeze Resident: $23 for 45mins frame modeling. Grow your Non-Resident: $28 for 45mins confidence and strike a pose in Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 this wonderful modeling class. 5:30pm - 6:15pm 3-6 #193311.07 #193311.08 Days: Monday & Wednesday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 6:35pm - 7:15pm 7-13 #193312.07 #193312.08 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:15pm - 7:00 pm 4-7 #193515.01 #193515.02 7:05pm - 7:50 pm 8-13 #193516.01 #193516.02


SESSION 1: February 4 - march 8

let’s build

Participants will learn about building safety, building materials and how to create their favorite projects at home. Each session we will work on a specific project that the children can take home and showcase to all of their friends and family. This class will teach everyone how to be hands on and crafty! Days: Tuesday & Thursday Resident: $23 Non-Resident: $28 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:30pm-7:15 pm 7-13 #193000.01 #193000.02

the great kids baking competition

Kids will learn how to bake their favorite cookies, pies, and cakes while learning about kitchen safety and baking tools. At the end of the session, kids will compete by baking their favorite item and have it judged by their instructors! Days: Tuesday & Thursday Resident: $30 Non-Resident: $35 Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-7:00 pm 6-13 #193550.07 #193550.08

Are you planning a special celebration? Las Palmas Community Center has space available to rent! Call today to schedule a tour (956) 681-3365

SESSION 2: march 18 - april 19

tumbling

Learn how tumbling skills from forward rolls, cartwheels, and basic handsprings. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Resident: $18 for 30mins $23 for 45mins Non-Resident: $23 for 30mins $28 for 45mins Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 5:30pm - 6:00 pm 3-6 #193601.08 #193601.09 6:05pm – 6:50 pm 7-13 #193602.05 #193602.05

adult open gym

Here’s a chance to practice your skills or play a friendly pick-up game at your local community center gym. *Program is offered pending space availability and on a first come basis.

Table Tennis Registration Dates: Feb. 4th – May 30th Date: Thursday 6:00pm – 9:30pm Place: Las Palmas Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over Fee: $1.00 per season (Registration is required) #197100.01

special events

volleyball league

Co-Ed Adult Indoor Volleyball Division: Recreational Facility of Play: Las Palmas Community Center Day of Play: Wednesdays League Dates: February 20th, 2019 – May 8th, 2019 Registration: 6:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m. January 28th – February 5th, 2019 at Las Palmas Community Center Manager’s Meeting: February 13th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Las Palmas Community Center Age: Adults 18 & Over For more information contact: (956)681-3333

special events Cinco De Mayo Classic Car Show Join us as we celebrate Cinco De Mayo with a classic car show. The event will feature mariachi and folklorico performances, line dancing, live music, salsa competition, market and food vendors and fun arts & crafts for the kids. (Trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each category) Categories include: Best Antique, Best Paint, Ladies Choice, Commissioner’s Choice, Best Truck, Best Display, Best Lowrider, Best Mustang, Best Corvette, Best Club Presentation, 2018 Best of Show

Tiny 2K Glow Run Join us for a unique glow in the dark fun run! Toddlers will enjoy glow sticks, music, games, and raffle prizes. First 50 registered get a t-shirt. All participants receive a finisher medal. All participants are encouraged to Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 wear their favorite superhero t-shirt or Time: 9 a.m. – 2p.m. costume. Date: Saturday, March 23rd SEE THE SPECIAL EVENTS PAGES Time: 7 p.m. Race Starts FOR ALL OF THE DETAILS!


CLASS DATES Session 1 Session 2

February 4 - March 8 March 18 - April 19

CLASS LOCATIONS PVCC LCC LPCC

Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd. Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave. Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th St.

PROGRAM

PLACE

DAY

AGE

TIME

FEE

SESSION 1

SESSION 2

Archery

PVCC

M&W

7 - 12

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

173650.05

173650.06

Tae Kwon Do

PVCC

M&W

5-6

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173761.05

173761.06

7 - 12

6:00 - 6:50 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

173762.05

173762.06

Toddlers -N- Motion

PVCC

M&W

2 years

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173310.03

173310.04

3-4

6:20 - 6:50 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173311.03

173311.04

Dance Xtravaganza

PVCC

M&W

3-4

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173101.01

173101.02

5-6

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173100.01

173100.02

Cheer Squad

PVCC

M&W

3-4

6:00- 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173200.03

173200.04

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173201.03

173201.04

Ballet

PVCC

T & TH

2 years

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173160.05

173160.06

3-4

6:25 - 6:55 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173162.05

173162.06

5-6

7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173163.05

173163.06

Wild In Art

PVCC

T & TH

Soccer Skills

PVCC

T & TH

Ballet

LCC

M&W

Fitness Volleyball

Painting

All Star Sports

LCC

LCC

LCC

M&W

M&W

T & TH

CLASS FEES Cheer & Tumbling

30 minute 45 minute 60 minute

$18 Resident/ $23 Non-Resident $23 Resident/ $28 Non-Resident $30 Resident/ $35 Non-Resident

Dance

LCC

LCC

T & TH

T & TH

3-4

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173300.03

173300.04

5-6

6:25 - 6:55 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173301.03

173301.04

7 - 12

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

173302.03

173302.04

3-4

6:25 - 6:55 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173730.05

173730.06

5-6

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

173731.05

173731.06

2 years

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183160.05

183160.06

3-4

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183162.03

183162.04

5- 6

7:10 - 7:40 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183164.05

183164.06

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183740.05

183740.06

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183741.05

183741.06

7-12

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183742.05

183742.06

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183320.05

183320.06

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183321.05

183321.06

7-12

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183322.05

183322.06

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183324.05

183324.06

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183326.05

183325.06

7 & 12

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183326.05

183326.06

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183200.03

183200.04

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183201.03

183201.04

7-12

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183202.03

183202.04

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183203.07

183203.08

5-6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

183205.07

183205.08

7-12

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

183204.07

183204.08

Folklorico

LPCC

M&W

3-6

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

193142.07

193142.08

7 - 12

6:05 - 6:50 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193143.07

193143.08

The Art of Ballet

LPCC

M&W

3-4

5:25 - 5:55 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

193161.05

193161.06

5-6

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

193162.05

193162.06

Piano Skills

LPCC

M &W

7 - 13

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193350.05

193350.06

Guitar

LPCC

M&W

7 -13

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193320.05

193320.06

Grow-Green Thumb

LPCC

M&W

7 -13

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193200.01

193200.02

Rising Stars Elite Modeling LPCC

M&W

4-7

6:15 - 7:00 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193515.01

193515.02

8-13

7:05 - 7:50 p.m.

R$23 NR$28

193516.01

193516.02

On Stage!

LPCC

T & TH

7-15

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193130.01

193130.02

One Voice

LPCC

T & TH

7-15

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193120.01

193120.02

Sports Explosion

LPCC

T & TH

Let’s Build

LPCC

3-6

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193311.07

193311.08

7 -12

6:35 - 7:15 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193312.07

193312.08

T & TH

7-13

6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193000.01

193000.02

The Great Kids Baking Competition LPCC

T & TH

6-13

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

R $30 NR $35

193550.07

193550.08

Tumbling

T & TH

LPCC

3-6

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $18 NR $23

193601.08

193601.09

7 -13

6:05 - 6:50 p.m.

R $23 NR $28

193602.05

193602.05


H20 Hut Hours november - march: Saturday - Sunday noon - Sunset april - october: friday - Sunday, 4pm- Sunset Offering boat & fishing pole rentals, tackle, bait and refreshments for sale. In the event of steady rain, programs will be cancelled and the H2O Hut will be closed.

RENTALS

FISHING at town lake

Fishing poles available for rent PEDAL BOAT, KAYAK, for $5. Fish include bass, catfish, and STAND UP PADDLEBOARD RENTALS bluegill and tilapia. CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY. Bring the family and enjoy 30 minutes on the lake in a boat of CAST NETS ARE NOT PERMITTED. your choice. Rental fee includes a Ages 16 and under can fish life jacket which is mandatory to without a license. Ages 17 and up require a valid state fishing be worn around the chest. license as per Texas Parks & November - March Wildlife regulations. For Texas Saturdays and Sundays residents, this fee is currently $30 Time: Noon to Sunset for the year or $11 for the day. CLOSED Saturdays November 10, Dec 1, Dec 8th Information on purchasing a April - October license can be found at Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays http://tpwd.texas.gov/business/ Time: 4 p.m. to Sunset licenses/online_sales/ CLOSED Saturdays April 13, May 11, June 8th Fees: 4-seater Pedal Boat - $20 2-seater Pedal Boat - $15 Double Kayak - $15 Single Kayak - $10 Stand Up Paddleboard* - $10 *Ages 10+ only on the Stand Up Paddleboards (300 lb limit) and Single Kayaks *Ages 10-17 with parental supervision only. **Frequent boater punch cards may be purchased in the H20 Hut – $100 value for $80.

AMENITIES PARK HOURS:

Daily 6 am to 11 pm SINGLE PICNIC TABLES/GRILLS: First come, first serve.

BICYCLE RENTALS: Bicycles are available to rent. More information can be found in our H20 Hut or on the McAllen B-Cycle Facebook page.

facility rentals:

Hosting a birthday or retirement party, family reunion or business social? Our pavillion and pumphouse building are available to rent! Call 956-681-3333 for details on pricing and availability.

CUSTOM GROUP FISHING CLASSES Arrangements can be made for groups who want to learn to fish. Contact Tiffany at 681-3333 or tkersten@mcallen.net for details.

Programs CUSTOM OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE PROGRAMS Groups may make reservations for a custom overnight adventure campout, depending on staff and facility availability. Call 681-3333 or email tkersten@mcallen.net for details.


LEARN TO FISH

Have you wanted to try your hand at fishing but didn’t know how to go about learning? Join a staff member for instruction, followed by fishing in the lake. This program is suitable for youth and adults alike who want to learn to fish. Parents required to remain with their children. Dates: All Four Fridays (4 week program) Topics: Knot Tying, Tackle, Fish ID and Finding the Fish, Fishing Pole Maintenance and Texas Fishing Regulations Time: April 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Fee: $25 per angler *PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED April Session

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women in the outdoors weekend

Includes: Fishing, Stand Up Paddleboarding & Kayaking, Geocaching, Camp Set Up and Campfire Cooking. Saturday at 5:00pm to Sunday at 10:00am Dates: May 18-19 Ages: Women 18 & Over Fee: $20 per person #151555.11

YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENTS Try your luck! $5 onsite registration from 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Trophies awarded for the three biggest bluegill, bass, and catfish in each age group. Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Dates: Saturdays Session Ages 7& Under Ages 8-12 Ages 13-16 January 19 #153102.01 #153103.01 #153104.01 February 16 #153102.02 #153103.02 #153104.02 March 16 #153102.03 #153103.03 #153104.03 April 20 #153102.04 #153103.04 #153104.04

outdoor adventure campouts Join Parks & Recreation Staff for an overnight adventure! Tents and program equipment will be supplied. Participants must bring sleeping bags/ bedding, pillows, and personal toiletry items. A complete list of items to bring will be given to registered participants. Includes: Fishing, Pedal Boating, Geocaching, Camp Set Up and Campfire Cooking Begins Saturday at 5:00pm ends Sunday at 10:00am Fee: $15 per person Session Ages March 30-31 Family (Ages 4+) #151555.07 April 6-7 Father & Son (Ages 6+) #151555.08 April 27-28 Family (Ages 4+) #151555.09 May 4-5 Mother & Daughter (Ages 6+) #151555.10


LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM Days of the Week: Tuesday-Friday Fee: $30 Resident /$40 Non-Resident Session 1: April 30 to May 10 Session 2: May 14 to May 24 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. No diapers or disposable swim diapers are allowed. PARENT/TODDLER (18-48 MONTHS)

Municipal Pool Session 1 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. #143011.07

Session 2 #143011.08

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. No diapers or disposable swim diapers are allowed.

Municipal Pool Session 1 6:55 p.m. - 7:25 p.m. #143011.09

PRE-SCHOOL (4-5 YEARS)

Municipal Pool Session 1 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. #143021.09 6:55 p.m. - 7:25 p.m. #143021.10 7:35p.m. - 8:05p.m. #143021.11

Session 2 #143022.03 #143022.04 #143022.05

YOUTH (6 - 13 YEARS)

Municipal Pool Session 1 6:00 p.m. - 6:40 p.m. #143031.09 6:50 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. #143031.10 7:40 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. #143031.11

Session 2 #143032.03 #743032.04 #743032.05

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.

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.

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.

ADULT (14 & OVER) Session 1 For adults/teens who either want to overcome their fear of the water or for adults that are Municipal Pool 7:40 p.m. 8:20 p.m. #147041.05 comfortable in the water, but would like to improve their strokes.

Session 2 #143011.10

Session 2 #147041.06


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 must 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

April 6th to June 2nd Saturday and Sunday 1:15pm - 6:00pm $2.50 per person *SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Los Encinos Pool May 4th to June 2nd Saturday and Sunday 2:00pm - 6:00pm $1.50 per person *SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Water Aerobics boys club Pool

February 26th to May 30th Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm - 7:00pm Fee: $1.00 per person

Lap Swimming municipal Pool Municipal Pool will be undergiong improvements during the Spring season. Please follow us on social media for continuous updates. January 2nd to June 2nd Monday- Friday 5:00am - 8:00am Monday- Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm Fee: $1.00 per person

boys club Pool

January 2nd to June 2nd Monday- Friday 7:00pm - 9:00pm Fee: $1.00 per person

Spring TAAF Swim Team boys club Pool

To determine ability levels, all participants must be present on the first day of class for individual skill evaluations. Participants are required to swim 25 yards continuously. May 1st - May 24th Ages: 6 & Over Monday, Wednesday, & Friday Beginner 5:30 pm-6:15 pm Intermediate 6:15 pm-7:00 pm Advanced 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Fee: $20 Resident/ $30 Non-Resident #143720.03

McAllen Makos Swim Team

This non-competitive swim team focuses on technique and conditioning. Participants are required to swim 25 yards comfortably and continuously. To determine ability levels, all new participants must be present on the first day of class. Location: Boys Club Pool April 1st - April 24th Ages: 6 & Over Days: Monday & Wednesday Beginner 5:30 pm-6:15 pm Intermediate 6:15 pm-7:00 pm Advanced 7:00 pm-8:00 pm Fee: $20 Resident $30 Non-Resident #143701.03

Junior lifeguard, Senior Lifeguard & Management Positions Available Requirements -American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification - Positive Attitude - Customer Service oriented Applications found online under apply for jobs at www.mcallen.net NOT CERTIFIED? call the parks & recreation main office at 956-681-3333 for more information


LIFEGUARDING Training

Tentative Time Schedule

Train to become a certified American Red Cross lifeguard and learn valuable skills including injury prevention, facility safety, patron surveillance, emergency preparation, rescue skills, victim assessment, first aid, CPR/AED and care for head, neck and spinal injuries. PREREQUISITE: Participant must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, complete a timed retrieval of a 10lb object from a depth of 7ft.-10ft., tread water with no hands for 2 minutes in deep water. In the event a participant fails to complete the prerequisite test, he/she may request a refund minus the non-refundable fee or transfer to another Lifeguard Training Session at no additional cost. Transfers will only be allowed once per participant for free. Participants 17 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult during the prerequisite activities. Participants must be present for pre-requisite testing and all four class days. Pre-Requisite: Will take place on first day of class Thursday at 5pm. Location: Boys Club Pool Thursday and Friday 5:00pm-8:00pm Saturday and Sunday 8am-8pm

(If under 18 a parent or guardian MUST be present for the prerequisites in case of an emergency.)

Fee: $125.00/ participant (Minimum age 15 years old)

(If under 18 a parent or guardian must be present for the prerequisites in case of an emergency.)

special events

Skills Sessions:

Location: Boys Club Pool Thursday and Friday 5:00pm-8:00pm Saturday and Sunday 8am-8pm*Please be on Come join us for a taste of summer fun! time to all sessions* Every day will be a special activity you

spring mixer

Session 1: February 14, 2019 to

February 17, 2019 #147100.20

Session 2:

March 7, 2019 to March 10, 2019 #147100.21

Session 3:

March 14, 2019 to March 17, 2019 #147100.22

Session 4:

March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019 #147100.23

Session 5:

April 4, 2019 to April 7, 2019 #147100.24

Session 6:

April 11, 2019 to April 14, 2019 #147100.25

can participate in from Learn-to-Swim, canoeing, and more. SPRING BREAK: March 11, 2019- March 17, 2019 PUBLIC SWIM: 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm EVENT TIME: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm LOCATION: Municipal Pool FEE: $2.50

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Bring the kids for some spring time fun! Enjoy the twist to the traditional egg hunt. April 13, 2019 EVENT TIME: 1:00 pm PUBLIC SWIM: 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m LOCATION: Municipal Pool FEE: $2.50

Session 7:

April 25, 2019 to April 28, 2019 #147100.26

Session 8:

May 2, 2019 to May 5, 2019 #147100.27

Session 9:

May 9, 2019 to May 12, 2019 #147100.28

Session 10:

May 23, 2019 to May 26, 2019 #147100.29

Session 11:

May 30, 2019 to June 2, 2019 #147100.30

doggie day at the pool

April 27, 2019 EVENT TIME: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm LOCATION: Los Encinos Pool FEE: $1.00 per human /$2.00 per dog

Aquaglow

May 11, 2019 EVENT TIME: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm LOCATION: Municipal Pool FEE: $3.00

SEE THE SPECIAL EVENTS PAGES FOR ALL OF THE DETAILS!


LEAGUES Co-Ed Adult Kickball

Divisions: Recreational Only Facility of Play: Wednesdays at Los Encino’s Ballfields League Dates: Feb. 20th, 2019 – May 8th, 2019 Registration Dates: Jan. 28th – Feb. 5th, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00pm (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: Feb. 6th, 2019 at 6:30pm at the Palm View Community Center Fee: $275 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

Adult Basketball

Divisions: Men’s Open Facility of Play: Thursday’s at Lark Community Center & Palm View Community Center League Dates: Feb. 21st, 2019 – May 9th, 2019 Registration Dates: Jan. 28th – Feb. 5th, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00pm (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: Feb. 7th, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Lark Community Center Fee: $275 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

Adult Softball Divisions: B, C, D, E, Co-Ed Facility of Play: Monday-Friday at Westside Ballfields League Dates: Feb. 18th, 2019 – May 17th, 2019 Registration Dates: Saturday, February 9th 9:00am- 3:00pm (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: Feb. 9, 2019 at 9:00 am at Palm View Community Center Fee: $375 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

2019 ASA Umpire –District 15 Development Clinic Clinic Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019 Clinic Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Clinic Location: Starts at West Side Softball Complex- ends at Palm View Community Center Fee: $75.00 #150000.19 Contact: The McAllen Parks & Recreation Main Office at 956-681-3333

McSPORTS

As part of the current After school Program, a new sports development program will implement sport skills and technique activities while also focusing on healthy nutrition and reinforcing positive character traits. Every five weeks, all after school registered program participants will focus on learning a different sport. Sports include football, kickball, volleyball, floor hockey, baseball and track. A maximum of 15 students per grade level (2nd/3rd - 4th/5th) will be eligible to compete in a fun team tournament to showcase all their new skills. The student teams will compete during the tournament against other after school registered sites at the end of the five-week session. All the McSports after school coaches receive quality training in each individual sport and are committed to providing a safe and fun learning environment. Participants must be registered in the after school program to be eligible to compete in the tournament. For more information contact the after school program coordinator at

(956) 681-3333.


McAllen Track Club

Continue your track and field training to stay ahead of the competition. Keep in shape while improving your technique, strength and stamina! Session 1: January 7th - 29th, 2019 #151401.11

Session 2: Feb. 4th - 26th, 2019 #151401.12

Session 3: Mar. 4th – Apr. 2nd, 2019 NO CLASSES DURING SPRING BREAK

#151401.13

Session 4: Apr. 8th – Apr. 30th, 2019 #151401.14

Age: 4-18 years Fee: $40.00 Resident/ $50 Non- Resident Time: Monday and Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Location: McAllen Sports Park - Field #3

mcallen tennis club

Tennis Club is a basic way for one to improve their skills, training strokes, game strategy and ball placement. Session 1: Jan. 7th- Jan. 30th, 2019 #153402.08

Session 2: Feb. 4th - Feb. 27th, 2019 #153402.09

Session 3: Mar. 4th – Apr. 3rd, 2019

#153402.10

In observance of Ash Wednesday we will move the Wednesday class TBA. **NO CLASSES DURING SPRING BREAK

Session 4: Apr. 8th – May 1st, 2019 #153402.11

Time: Monday & Wednesday Age: 4 -18 Fee: $40 resident/$50 non-resident Location: McAllen High School Tennis Courts

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Supervised after school play and homework help are available at select McAllen ISD elementary schools. The After School program is only available during regular class days. The program observes all school holidays and weather days. SPACE IS LIMITED. NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR FALL SEMESTER. DATE: Monday - Friday,Jan 8th- May 30th There will be no After School Program: Mon., May 27th – Thur., May 30th TIME: 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm AGE: Pre-K 4 - 5th Grade FEE: $50 per child/per semester

Alvarez Elementary.................2606 Gumwood Bonham Elementary...............2400 Jordan Escandon Elementary..............2901 Colbath Fields Elementary...................500 Dallas Jackson Elementary................501 Harvey McAuliffe Elementary.............3000 Daffodil Sam Houston Elementary.......3221 Olga Wilson Elementary.................1200 W Hackberry Garza Elem/ Lark Community Center...2601 Lark

K-1st #153001.07 #153002.07 #153003.07 #153004.07 #153005.07 #153006.07 #153008.07 #153009.07 #153010.07

2nd - 3rd #153001.08 #153002.08 #153003.08 #153004.08 #153005.08 #153006.08 #153008.08 #153009.08 #153010.08

4th - 5th #153001.09 #153002.09 #153003.09 #153004.09 #153005.09 #153006.09 #153008.09 #153009.09 #153010.09

McAllen Youth Soccer Association BOYS & GIRLS AGES 3-11 BORN 2007-2015 EARLY REGISTRATION (DEC 1st-Jan 31st) (Games are every Saturday) FEE: $100.00 & non residents $110.00 New players need to bring birth certificate, passport or immunization record. Partial Scholarship available to those who qualify. MYSA is a 501© Non-Profit Organization McAllen Youth Soccer is a nonprofit organization composed of parent volunteers helping our youth today in their development in soccer. The objective of MYSA is to provide coaching and soccer training for children between the ages of 3-18. McAllen Youth Soccer is affiliated with Houston Dynamo (MLS) professional team from Houston. Dynamo STX Academy and MYSA staff members work together to build and develop kids to grow in every aspect in soccer. We have kids every year that grow from MYSA to Dynamo and go on to top colleges to play soccer at the highest level. All of Dynamo STX staff members have very impressive soccer backgrounds in playing the game and coaching the game. All current staff members with Dynamo STX Academy have USSF licenses to put them in line with coaching the current game and the changes that get made continuously within the youth game. Every Staff member is totally committed to the development of our youth players in the program and they continue to strive to make themselves better coaches for the benefit of the players. If you have any questions or inquiries regarding MYSA or Dynamo STX please call our office 956-631-0431 MYSA OFFICE HOURS MONDAY-FRIDAY 10AM-3PM mcallenyouthsoccer@hotmail.com www.mysasoccer.com


In the event of steady rain or extreme temperatures, programs will be cancelled and the site will be closed.

MONDAYS

THURSDAYS

SATURDAYS (cont’d)

POWERWALK WITH A NATURALIST

VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARK

SUNSET NATURE WALK

Dates: Mondays, Jan. – May Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

NATIVE PLANT TOUR

Dates: Mondays, Jan. – May Time: January @ 5:00 p.m., February – March 9 @ 5:15 p.m., March 10 – 31 @ 6:30 p.m., April & May @ 7:00 p.m.

TUESDAYS VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARK

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Year-Round Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am Ages: All ages welcome (15 and under with a parent or guardian only)

yoga under the oaks

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Jan – May Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAYS BIRD AND NATURE WALK

Dates: Wednesdays, YearRound and Fridays, Jan - May Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

SUNSET GEOCACHING

Time: January @ 5:00 p.m., February – March 9 @ 5:15 p.m., March 10 – 31 @ 6:30 p.m., April & May @ 7:00 p.m.

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Year-Round Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am Ages: All ages welcome (15 and under with a parent or guardian only)

Yoga under the oaks

Dates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am

FRIDAYS BIRD AND NATURE WALK

Dates: Wednesdays, YearRound and Fridays, Jan - May Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE

Time: (90 minute program) April & May @ 8:00 pm

SATURDAYS TAI CHI IN THE PARK

Time: Nov-Dec & March- May 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. January & February, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

yoga under the oaks

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Jan – May Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

intro to poi The ARt of Fire spinning Dates: November - May Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Time: January @ 5:00 p.m. February – March 9 @ 5:15 p.m. March 10 – 31 @ 6:30 p.m. April & May @ 7:00 p.m.

sundays Forest bathing (nature meditation) January – May Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

art in the park

Dates: January – May Time: January @ 5:00 p.m. February – March 9 @ 5:15 p.m. March 10 – 31 @ 6:30 p.m. April & May @ 7:00 p.m.

special requests PROGRAMS FOR GROUPS OF ADULTS AND YOUTH

We have over two dozen programs available as custom programs for ages Pre-K through adult. Any groups or families with 10 people or more are asked to schedule a custom tour, so that we can better service your group. Call 681-3333 for details. Fee: $3/person/hour with a $30 minimum


FROM TOTS on UP BUCKETS OF FUN

Preschool children and their parents will have buckets of fun with hands-on, natureinspired lessons filled with song, discovery, socializing, movement, exploration and a craft. Age: 3-5 Day: Thursdays Time: 10-11:00am Fee: $3

January 10- Fun with Furry Animal Friends January 17 -Fun with Frogs & Toads January 24- Fun with Birds on the Water January 31- Fun with Snakes & Worms February 7- Fun with Nature Valentines February 21- Fun with Water and Rainbows February 28- Fun with Trees turning Green March 7- Fun with Springtime Flowers March 21- Fun with Insects that Nectar & Fly March 28- Fun with Insects that Crawl & Hide March 11- Fun with Rocks & Rolling March 18- Happy Earth Day –Seasonal Picnic

NATURE TOTS

Follow your child’s imagination as they explore the feelings, shapes, sounds, and movements of nature in a nature playground set up with a different weekly theme. Age: 1-3 Day: Saturdays Time: 9:30-11:00 am Fee: $3 1st Saturday-Nature Kitchen 2nd Saturday-Nature Feelings 3rd Saturday-Nature Machines 4th Saturday-Nature Sounds 5th Saturday-Nature Homes

school age children DISCOVER DAYS

Scout groups and families with school age children will discovery a world of information about nature, with a variety of activities that include live creature visits, art and craft activities, special short nature presentations, a microscope station, ecosystem models, and hands-on nature exploration. Age: All ages welcome Day: Every Saturday Fee: $3 Time: 11 am-Noon and 2 pm-3 pm JANUARY - South Texas Animal Zodiac FEBRUARY- Love Your Nature MARCH- Insects Are Cool APRIL- Earth Rocks MAY- Flower-Power

adults & older teens history tour

Tour one of the largest adobe homes in the state of Texas! Hear the colorful tales of the families that lived at Quinta Mazatlán before the City of McAllen opened it in 2006 as a mansion with a mission! Age: Adults & Teens Day: Fridays Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Fee: $3

song bird stroll

Join an expert bird guide who will take you through the thorn forest, Ebony Grove, wildlife ponds, and around the home to look for over bird 250 species! Day: Saturdays Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am Fee: $3


adults & older teens

special events

hobbies in nature

Come to Quinta Mazatlan for a more in-depth program about native birds, flora, and fauna – Plus go on a guided bird walk with Urban Ecologist, John Brush! Age: Adults & Teens Day: First Saturday of the Month Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Fee: $5 JANUARY 5 Exploring Nature with Technology Hands-on practice with a guided nature walk FEBRUARY 2 Begin To Birdwatch The five keys to bird identification MARCH 2 Hawk watching in the Valley Tips and tricks to identify raptors APRIL 6 Songbirds, a Migration Sensation The keys for songbird identification

MONARCH FESTIVAL March 16 Celebrate the arrival of the Monarch Butterflies, with crafts, nature presentations, butterfly garden information, music, art, food, and fun!

Exploring Nature with Technology Hands-on practice with a guided nature walk.

special programs LOW ROPES CHALLENGe COURSE

The trained course facilitators offer team building, communication problem-solving skills, & leadership development for business, social, school and family groups. Ages: All ages welcome with reservation Date & Time: Advance Reservation Required Fee: 3- hour event $20/person ($200 min.), 4-hour event $30/person ($300 min.)

eggstravaganza april 20 Learn about birds, nests, and eggs in nature, create a nature egg craft, and go on a nature quest to find eggs with treasures inside!


GREENJAY

COYOTE

MUSTANG

YOUTH BASEBALL COMPLEX

KISKADEE

DIAMONDBACK

CHAPARRAL FIELDS

AVIARY FIELDS

MIRACLE FIELD

ORIOLES

CONEJO

CARDINAL

Lets play ball! MARITIME FIELDS

MARLIN

ABOUT

AMENITIES

T

he McAllen Youth Baseball Complex is made up of 11 fields and space for a potential miracle field on 51 acres located on the North West side of McAllen. With a population of 130,000 and a steady growth rate - the City of McAllen will continue to be an attractive city for sports tourism and retail development. Because of the close proximity to Mexico, competitions and tournaments hosted in McAllen become international events. This new gem in the City of McAllen is sure to foster civic pride and enrich the community.

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RAYS

USERS

11 Youth Baseball Fields Concession/Restroom Facility 1 Mile Granite Walking trail with solar lighting LED Field Lighting System Three Lakes Two Parking Lots with over 400 spaces Bike Racks Picnic Tables with shade structures Public Wi-Fi Fully landscaped and irrigated using recycling system to recover stormwater and use for irrigation.

The McAllen Youth Baseball Complex will be host to a variety of International and National tournaments in both youth to adult divisions including: • Little League • Pony • Babe Ruth • Big League • USA Adult tournaments • High school softball and baseball games Aside from the fun and excitement that these tournaments will bring, the economic impact they will have on the community will be substantial.

SHARK

956.681.3333

3200 Auburn Ave, McAllen, TX 78504

www.mcallenparks.net kwaters@mcallen.net

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AQUATICS

1,016 ACRES OF PARK SPACE

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POOLS- 2 OF WHICH ARE HEATED AND USED 34 YEAR ROUND MILES OF HIKE & BIKE TRAILS LEARN TO SWIM, LAP & 2 PUBLIC SWIM, PRIVATE SPLASH PADS PARTIES

ATHLETIC FIELDS

COMMUNITY CENTERS 3

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FACILITIES

COMPLEXES

PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS, ADULTS, TEENS, & YOUTH. AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, SPORTS LEAGUES, & FACILITY RENTALS

77 SPORTS FIELDS

NATURE CENTER 33 ACRE URBAN NATURE 1.6 MILES OF WALKING TRAILS PROGRAMS FOR SENIORS, ADULTS,

BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER


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