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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Registration Information

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Summer special events

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Senior Living

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Lark Community Center

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Palm View Community Center

13 - 16

Las Palmas Community Center

17 - 19

Fall Programs List

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Town Lake at Firemen’s Park

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Aquatics

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Athletics

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McAllen Nature Center

30 - 31

Quinta Mazatlan

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PARKS & RECREATION STAFF

LARK COMMUNITY CENTER

2601 LARK AVE. (956) 681-3340 JESSE FRANCO MANAGER MARLENE CALDERON SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER

MISSION

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 wellmaintained 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.

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1921 N. 25TH ST. (956) 681-3350 KRISTYNA MANCIAS MANAGER RICARDO CANTU, JR. SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER

3401 JORDAN RD. (956) 681-3360 MARCELLO LANGONI MANAGER RODOLFO MATA SUPERVISOR OF RECREATION

ADMINISTRATION

1000 S. WARE RD. (956) 681-3333 MIKE HERNANDEZ DIRECTOR MARY ANN JUAREZ SUPERVISOR OF ACCOUNTS

RECREATION DIVISION

DENNY A. MELINE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS CARINA JIMENEZ MARKETING & SPECIAL EVENTS COOR. KORI WATERS SUPERINTENDENT OF AQUATICS CRISTINA MONROY SUP. OF RECREATION- SPECIAL EVENTS JONATHON HERRERA SUP. OF RECREATION- SPECIAL EVENTS TIFFANY KERSTEN SUP. OF RECREATION- TOWN LAKE & MNC

PARKS DIVISION

SARAI GARCIA DEPUTY DIRECTOR DANIEL HERNANDEZ PARKS MANAGER JESSE YBARRA PARKS MANAGER JOSE FUENTES PARKS MANAGER SERGIO SALDANA PARKS MANAGER CALIXTRO ESPINOSA PARKS SUPERVISOR DAVID RODRIGUEZ PARKS SUPERVISOR ISIDRO SALINAS PARKS SUPERVISOR JAIME AGUILAR PARKS SUPERVISOR JOSE DE LA PAZ PARKS SUPERVISOR JUAN BERRONES PARKS SUPERVISOR LUIS LOPEZ PARKS SUPERVISOR RUBEN BARAJAS PARKS SUPERVISOR

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Brian Lewis Miles J. Mullin Cesar Aguirre Chris Henderson Frank Garza Daniel R. Santos Carlos F. Garza Trisha M. Scott Troy Gearhart Robert Swanson Joseph W. Holand Melanie Watson Joe Brown SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD Hiram A. Gutierrez Dianne Morrill Donato Medina Jr. Hari K. Namboodiri Dr. Ricardo Chapa Kristi Collier Lilia A. Fuentes Benjamin Garcia Ralph Garcia Alex Lamela Enrique Miranda


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 nonresident 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 and 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 8:00a.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.

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 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 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.

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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 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.

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LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER

Welcome to senior lifestyle programming at the McAllen Community Centers

LARK COMMUNITY CENTER

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

DAYS Monday—Friday Monday—Friday Mon, Wed, Fri Monday—Wednesday Monday Tuesday Tuesday & Thursday Tuesday Thursday & Friday Wednesday Wednesday & Friday Friday Friday Every other Friday

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

ACTIVITY DAYS TIME Billiards Monday—Friday 9:00 am—1:00 pm Card Games Monday—Friday 9:00 am—1:00 pm Ceramics Monday—Friday 9:00 am —11:15 am Dance Fitness Monday—Friday 12:00 pm—12:30 pm Nutrition Program Monday—Friday 11:30 am—12:00 pm English Monday—Friday 9:00 am—10:00 am Karaoke Monday—Friday 10:00 am—11:15 am Senior Exercise Monday—Thursday 12:30 pm—1:00 pm Duplicate Bridge Mon, Wed, Fri. 12:00 pm– 3:00 pm Zumba Monday 12:15 pm—1:00 pm Line Dancing (Advanced) Monday 12:00 pm—1:00pm Texercise Tuesday & Thursday 10:30 am—11:15am Line Dancing (Beginner) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 9:00 am– 10:15 am Yoga Tuesday 9:00 am—10:00 am Qi Gong Tuesday 10:00am—11:00am Party Bridge Wednesday & Friday 12:30 pm—3:00 pm Knitting/Crochet Wednesday 9:15 am—11:15am DIY Craft Thursday 9:00 am—11:15 am Conjunto Thursday 12:00 pm—1:00 pm Folklorico Friday 10:00 am—11:00 am Senior Exercise Friday 12:00 pm—12:30 pm

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER ACTIVITY DAYS TIME Aerobics Monday—Friday 10:10 am—11:10 am Bingo Monday—Friday 11:00 am—11:15 am Poker/Dominoes* Monday—Friday 9:00 am—11:15 am *Sign-in no later than: 9:45 am to play Folklorico Monday & Wed 10:00 am—11:00 am Yoga Beginner Mon, Wed, & Fri 9:00 am—10:00 am Walking Club Monday—Friday 8:00 am—9:00 am Nutrition Program*60yrs + Monday—Friday 11:30 am—12:00 pm English Intermediate Tuesday 9:00 am—11:00 am Jazzercise Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am—10:00 am Knitting / Crochet Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00 am—11:15 am Qi Gong Tuesday 1:00 pm—3:00 pm English Beginner Thursday 9:00 am—11:00 am

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SESSION 1: SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 11 AMAZING ART

Use a variety of art mediums to create your very own masterpiece. Learn basic perspectives of color and dimension. Invite everyone to the art gallery show at the end of each session. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $15 for 30 mins $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages: 3-7: 30 minute class Ages: 8 & Over: 45 minute class

Time 6:00pm-6:30pm 6:35pm-7:05pm 7:10pm-7:55pm

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SOCCER SKILLS

Basic introduction to skills and techniques, which include kicking, passing, and ball control. Activities will take place indoors and outdoors, depending on the weather. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $15 for 30 mins $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages: 3-6: 30 minute class Ages: 7& Over: 45 minute class

Time 6:00pm-6:30pm 6:35pm-7:05pm 7:10pm-7:55pm

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SESSION 2: OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 15 BALLET

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination while creating expression through movement. By the end of the session, you will know the names of several ballet steps and will be able to maintain proper ballet etiquette throughout class. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $15 for 30 mins $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages: 2-4: 30 minute class Ages: 5-7: 45 minute class

Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 2 #783160.09 #783161.05 6:35pm-7:05pm 3-4 #783160.10 #783161.06 7:10pm-7:55pm 5-7 #783160.11 #783161.07

BALLET II

Ballet II is a moderate intensive to BalletI that will showcase proper ballet techniques that your child will aquire. Advance techniques such as first, second and third position, arabesque, port de bra and releve’s will be taught throughout the class. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages: 4-7: 45 minute class

Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:45pm 4-5 #783162.07 #783163.05 7:00pm-7:45pm 6-7 #783162.08 #783163.06

TAI CHI Bi - Weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday

TUMBLING & ACROBATICS

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: $15 for 30 mins $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-6: 30 minute class Ages 7+: 45 minute class

Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 3-4 #783602.09 #783603.07 6:35pm-7:05pm 5-6 #783602.10 #783603.08 7:10pm-7:55pm 7+ #783602.11 #783603.09

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: $15 for 30 mins $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-6: 30 minute class Ages 7+: 45 minute class

Time Ages Session 1 Session 2 6:00pm-6:30pm 3-4 #783600.01 #783601.01 6:35pm-7:05pm 5-6 #783600.02 #783601.02 7:10pm-7:55pm 7+ #783600.03 #783601.03

Age 18 & Over Tuesday & Thursday 5:00 PM- 6:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SEPTEMBER 10 - SEPTEMBER 21 SEPTEMBER 24 -OCTOBER 5 OCTOBER 8 - OCTOBER 19 OCTOBER 22 - NOVEMBER 2 NOVEMBER 5 - NOVEMBER 16

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$40 Per Session

Instructor: Elias Montemayor

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Ballet Winter Camp New Class! Join our new ballet winter camp that will inspire new techniques, skills, and theme recital. This camp will focus on individual skill sets, challenging techniques, and proper stretching.

Camp One Date: December 9th – December 12th Time                   Ages          6:00pm-6:45pm       3-5        #783164.03    7:00pm-8:00pm      6-8    #783164.04   

Days: Monday - Thursday Residents: $20 for 45 mins   $25 for 60 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins             $35 for 60 mins

Camp Two Date: December 16th – 19th Time                   Ages          6:00pm-6:45pm       3-5        #783165.01    7:00pm-8:00pm      6-8    #783165.02

Letters With Santa

BRING YOUR CHILDREN AND EXPERIENCE WRITING A LETTER TO SANTA. A SMALL SNACK AND REFRESHMENT WILL BE PROVIDED, WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO VISIT SANTA AND TAKE A PHOTO WITH HIM. EACH PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE A LETTER BACK FROM SANTA. DECEMBER 17TH 6:00 PM #781700.01 7:00 PM #781700.02

DECEMBER 19TH 6:00 PM #781700.05 7:00 PM #781700.06

DECEMBER 18TH 6:00 PM #781700.03 7:00 PM #781700.04

DECEMBER 21ST 12:00 PM-1:00 PM #781700.07

All Ages Welcome $3 Per Person

Mommy & Son Night Out

JOIN US AT LARKWARTS FOR A NIGHT FILLED WITH MAGIC, CHARMS AND OTHER WIZARDING GAMES. GRAB YOUR BROOMS AND MAKE YOUR WAY TO LARK COMMUNITY CENTER TO RESERVE YOUR ENCHANTING NIGHT.

Fee: FREE Registration Required Saturdays: (upon availability) Basketball 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019 TIME: 6:30PM-10:00PM PLACE: LARK COMMUNITY CENTER

          2601 LARK AVE.  AGE: 4 & OVER FEE: $50 PER MOM & SON PAIR #781613.09 #781613.10 PLUS $10 PER ADDITIONAL SON REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019 AT 5:00PM, OR WHEN MAXIMUM CAPACITY IS REACHED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT 956-681-3340.

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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: SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 11 TODDLERS-N-MOTION

Bring your little one’s to this 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 Residents: $25 for 60 mins Non-Residents: $35 for 60 mins Ages 2-4: 60 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

Session 2

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 Residents: $15 for 30 mins/ $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-4: 30 minute class Ages 5-6: 45 minute class Ages Session 1

Session 2

5:45pm-6:30pm 5-6 #773100.03 #773101.03 6:45pm-7:15pm 3-4 #773100.04 #773101.14

VOLLEYBALL

Come out and perfect all the basic volleyball skills with us! Participants will learn rules, techniques, and game strategy.

Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $15 for 30 mins/ $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-4: 30 minute class Ages 5-13: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

Session 2

5:30pm-6:00pm 3-4 #773750.03 #773751.03 6:10pm-6:55pm 5-6 #773750.04 #773751.04 7:00pm-7:45pm 7-12 #773750.05 #773751.05

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TAEKWONDO

Learn the basics of martial arts in a safe and responsible atmosphere. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $25 for 60 mins Non-Residents: $35 for 60 mins Ages 5-12: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

Session 2

5:45pm-6:45pm 5-6 #773760.03 #773751.03 6:50pm-7:50pm 7-12 #773760.04 #773761.04

CHEER SQUAD

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SESSION 2: OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 15

Learn everything you need to know to become an amazing cheerleader! From basic tumbling skills, to cheer motions and chants. Come be a part of our Palm View Cheer Squad. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $15 for 30 mins/ $50 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-4: 30 minute class Ages 5-6: 45 minute class Time

Ages

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

Session 1

Session 2

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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: $15 for 30 mins/ $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-4: 30 minute class Ages 5-6: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

5:45pm-6:15pm 3-4 6:25pm-7:10pm 5-6

Session 2

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BALLET

Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance, and coordination. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-6: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

6:10pm-6:55pm 7:00pm-7:45pm

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Session 2


DANCE WITH ME - BALLET

Come learn the graceful art form of ballet with your 2 year old. Parent participation is highly encouraged! Learn positions, balance, and coordination alongside your 2year ballerina. *Only 1 parent/guardian will be allowed in classroom at a time*

Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $15 for 30 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins Ages 2: 30 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

5:30pm-6:00pm

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WILD IN ART

Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $15 for 30 mins/ $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-6: 30 minute class Ages 7-13: 45 minute class Ages

Session 1

' a l C o y o a h D Sc AGES 4&UP

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

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8AM - 5PM

Camp Dates:

Join us for a fun-filled Oct. 14, 2019 day camp while school is Half Day : Morning 8am-12pm: 773003.01 out! Come enjoy some Afternoon 1pm-5pm: 773003.02 773003.03 great activities, sports, Full Day: and even arts & crafts! Nov. 22, 2019

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Half Day : Morning 8am-12pm: 773003.04 Afternoon 1pm-5pm: 773003.05 Full Day: 773003.06 Half Day: $20/Resident $26/Non Resident Full Day: $35/Resident $46/Non Resident

HOT SHOTZ BASKETBALL

Begin the process of becoming an all-star by learning the fundamentals of basketball, which include ball handling, dribbling, shooting, passing, and rebounding Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $15 for 30 mins/ $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-4: 30 minute class Ages 5-12: 45 minute class Time

Ages

Session 1

Session 2

5:30pm-6:00pm 3-4 #773725.01 #773726.01 6:10pm-6:55pm 5-6 #773725.02 #773726.02 7:00pm-7:45pm 7-12 #773725.03 #773726.03

ADULT OPEN GYM Fee: $1.00 Registration Required Saturdays: (upon availability) Basketball 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Volleyball 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

THANKSGIVING WEEK CAMP

NOVEMBER 25-29, 2019 *CLOSED NOVEMBER 28 FOR THANKSGIVING*

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00AM - 5:00PM AGES 4-15

HALF DAY: $35/RESIDENT $46/NON-RESIDENT HALF DAY : MORNING 8AM-12PM: 773001.01 AFTERNOON 1PM-5PM: 773001.02 FULL DAY: $60/RESIDENT $78/NON-RESIDENT FULL DAY : 773001.03

Register today, and come enjoy a week full of many activities like sports, arts & crafts, and exciting games! Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch and snacks.

For more information, please call: (956)-681-3360

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PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER PRESENTS:

MOMMY & DAUGHTER NIGHT OUT

SUPERHERO & ME

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019

6:00PM - 9:30PM

AGES 4 & UP

ER N N I S D ARTY ES U CIO NCE P IVITI I L DE DA ACT TH S DJ S & BOO RIE E O O GAM PHOT E MEM DAY! O SOM TER T E AW IS G E R

$35 Mommy Daughter Pair $5 Each Additional Daughter

Activity Numbers

Mommy Daughter Pair: 771613.08 Additional Daughter: 771613.09

PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER PRESENTS

KIDZ NIGHT OUT

6:30PM - 10:30PM $15 PER CHILD $5 EACH ADDITIONAL CHILD AGES 4 & UP 16

2019

Register your kids and leave them with us for 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!

Saturday, October 26, 2019 1st Child Additional Child

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 1st Child Additional Child

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Saturday, December 21, 2019 1st Child Additional Child

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SESSION 1: SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 11 THE ART OF BALLET

SESSION 2: OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 15

PIANO SKILLS

Allégro, Brisé, Chassé and Passé. Learn positions, balance, and coordination that tie in to the graceful artform that is Ballet.

An introduction to playing the piano, reading music, fundamental and more. A great introduction to the world of music.

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Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 7-13: 45 minute class

Time

Ages Session 1

6:00pm-6:45pm

Session 2

3-6 #793161.05 #793162.07

Time

Ages Session 1

Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 3 -12: 45 minute class Time

Ages

Session 1

Session 2

6:00pm-6:45pm 7-12 #793140.08 #793141.07 7:00pm-7:45pm 3-6 #793140.09 #793141.08

GUITAR

An introduction to playing the guitar, reading music, fundamentals and more. A great introduction to the world of music. Days: Monday & Wednesday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 7 -13: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

UKULELE

Participants will learn the introduction to playing the Ukulele while also learning how to read music. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 6 -13: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

6:00pm-6:45pm

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Session 2

EXPLORE ART

Participants will learn the different techniques used by great art masters – Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Michelangelo, Vincent Van Gogh, Raphael. Participants will showcase their artwork at the end of each week. Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 3-6: 45 minute class

Session 2

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Days: Tuesday & Thursday Residents: $15 for 30 mins Non-Residents: $20 for 30 mins Ages 3-6: 30 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

6:00pm-6:30pm

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7:00pm-7:45pm 7-13 #793350.07 #793351.01

BEGINNER FOLKLORICO

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

Session 2

TUMBLING

Learn tumbling skills from forward rolls, cartwheels, and basic handsprings.

Time

Ages Session 1

Session 2

6:00pm-6:45pm

3-6 #793300.05 #793301.05

Session 2

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 Residents: $20 for 45 mins Non-Residents: $25 for 45 mins Ages 7 -15: 45 minute class Time

Ages Session 1

7:00pm-7:45pm

7-15 #793120.03 #793121.01

Session 2

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. Residents: $25 for 60 mins Non-Residents: $35 for 60 mins Ages 6-13: 60 minute class Days: Tuesday & Thursday

ADULT OPEN GYM Here’s a chance to practice your skills or play a friendly pick-up game at your local community center gym. Volleyball Table Tennis Day of the Week: Wednesday Day of the Week: Thursday Times: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Times: 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Fee: $1.00 (Registration is Required) Fee: $1.00 (Registration is Required)

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Time

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7:00pm-8:00pm

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Session 2

Days: Monday & Wednesday Time

Ages

7:00pm-8:00pm

6-13 #793330.07 #793331.01

Session 1

Session 2


t l u d A mics a r Ce Students broaden and develop their ceramics skills during this class, and work to develop their own artistic style and signature as ceramicists and pottery artists.

LAS PALMAS FOLKLORICO PLEASE JOIN US AT FIESTA DE PALMAS AS OUR LAS PALMAS FOLKLORICO PERFOMS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 11:00 AM & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019 3:00 PM

FIESTA DE PALMAS MCALLEN CONVENTION CENTER

DAYS: TUESDAY & THURSDAY RESIDENTS:  $25 NON-RESIDENTS:  $30 TIME: 7:00P.M. - 8:00P.M. AGES 18 & OVER:  60 MINUTE CLASS SESSION 1:  SEPTEMBER 9 - OCTOBER 11 SESSION 2: OCTOBER 14 - NOVEMBER 15

#797178.01 #797179.01

Pumpkin Carving Join us for a night of spooky fun with our annual pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, and lots of food. The first 50 families registered receive a free pumpkin. Carving untensils will be provided. Saturday, October 19, 2019 • 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM FEE: $12

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FALL PROGRAMS

PROGRAM

PLACE

DAY

AGE

TIME

FEE

SESSION 1

SESSION 2

All Star Sports

LCC

T&TH

3 - 4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783600.01

783601.01

5 - 6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783600.02

783601.02

7 +

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783600.03

783601.03

Amazing Art

3 - 4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783310.07

783311.07

5-7

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783310.08

783311.08

8+

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783310.09

783311.09

Ballet

CLASS DATES

Session 1 Session 2

September 9 - October 11 October 14 - November 15

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.

CLASS FEES

30 minute $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident 45 minute $20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident 60 minute $25 Resident/ $35 Non-Resident

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Join Our Team

LCC

M & W

2

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783160.09

783161.05

LCC

M&W

3 - 4

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783160.10

783161.06

5 - 7

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783160.11

783161.07

Ballet II

4-5

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783162.07

783163.05

6-7

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783162.08

783163.06

Soccer Skills

3 - 4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR$20

783710.05

783711.05

5 - 6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783710.06

783711.06

7 +

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783710.07

783711.07

Tumbling & Acrobatics LCC

T & TH

LCC

M&W

3-4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783602.09

783603.07

T & TH

5-6

6:35 - 7:05p.m.

R $15 NR $20

783602.10

783603.08

7+

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

783602.11

783603.09

Dance with me Ballet

PVCC

T & TH

2

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773160.07

773161.07

Ballet

PVCC

T & TH

3 - 4

6:10 - 6:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773162.07

773163.07

5 - 6

7:00 - 7:45p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773162.08

773163.08

Cheer Squad

3 - 4

6:00- 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773200.05

773201.07

PVCC

5 - 6

6:45 - 7:30 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773200.06

773201.08

Dance Xtravaganza

PVCC

M & W

5 - 6

5:45 - 6:30 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773100.03

773101.03

3 - 4

6:45 - 7:15 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773100.04

773101.04

Hot Shotz Basketball

PVCC

M&W

3 - 4

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773725.01

773726.01

5 - 6

6:10 - 6:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773725.02

773726.02

7 -12

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773725.03

773726.03

Soccer Skills

3 - 4

5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773730.05

773731.05

5 - 6

6:25 - 7:10 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773730.06

773731.06

Tae Kwon Do

5 - 6

5:45 - 6:45 p.m.

R $25 NR $35

773760.03

773761.03

7 - 12

6:50 - 7:50 p.m.

R $25 NR $35

773760.04

773761.04

Toddlers -N- Motion

2 years

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

R $25 NR $35

773310.03

773311.03

3 - 4

6:40 - 7:40 p.m.

R $25 NR $35

773310.04

773311.04

Volleyball

3 - 4

5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773750.03

773751.03

5 - 6

6:10 - 6:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773750.04

773751.04

7-12

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773750.05

773751.05

Wild In Art

PVCC PVCC PVCC PVCC

PVCC

T & TH

T & TH M & W M & W M & W

3 - 4

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773300.07

773301.07

5 - 6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

773300.08

773301.08

7-13

7:10 - 7:55 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773300.09

773301.09

Snack It Up!

3-6

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

773120.03

773121.03

7-12

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

R $25 NR $35

773120.04

773121.04

The Art of Ballet

LPCC

M&W

3 - 6

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793161.05

793162.07

Beginner Folklorico

LPCC

M & W

PVCC

T & TH

T & TH

7 - 12

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793140.08

793141.07

3 - 6

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793140.09

793141.08

Explore Art

LPCC

T & TH

3 - 6

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793300.05

793301.05

Guitar

LPCC

M & W

7 -13

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793320.07

793321.03

One Voice

LPCC

T & TH

7 - 15

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793120.03

793121.01

Piano Skills

LPCC

M &W

7 - 13

7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793350.07

793351.01

Baking Competition

LPCC

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

793330.07/793330.08 793331.01/793331.02

Tumbling

LPCC

T & TH

3 - 6

6:00 - 6:30 p.m.

R $15 NR $20

793601.07

793602.07

Ukulele

LPCC

T & TH

6 -13

6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

R $20 NR $25

793340.05

793341.01

M& W/T&TH 6 -13


H20 HUT HOURS

August-October: Friday through Sunday 4 pm to sunset November – December: Saturday & Sunday Noon – Sunset PARK HOURS: Daily 6 am to 11 pm Offering boat & fishing pole rentals, tackle, bait and refreshments for sale. In the event of steady rain, programs will be canceled and the H2O Hut will be closed.

RENTALS PEDAL BOAT, KAYAK, and STAND UP PADDLEBOARD RENTALS

Bring the family and enjoy 30 minutes on the lake in a boat of your choice. Rental fee includes a life jacket which is mandatory to be worn around the chest. Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Time: 4:00 pm to Sunset, April-October Dates: Saturdays and Sundays Time: Noon to Sunset, Nov. -Dec.

Fees

4-seater pedal boat - $20 2-seater pedal boat - $15 Double kayak - $15 Single kayak - $10 Stand Up Paddleboard* - $10

GUIDED PROGRAMS 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 30 minutes of fishing in the lake. This program is suitable for youth and adults. Parents required to remain with their children. Dates: Sundays Topics: Knot Tying, What Goes in the Tackle Box?,Fish ID and Finding the Fish, Fishing Pole Maintenance and Texas Fishing Regulations Time: October @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Fee: $25 per angler. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. #751556.07

*Ages 10+ only on the Stand Up Paddleboards (300 lb limit). Ages 17 and under with parental consent only. Parent must be present. **Frequent boater punch cards may be purchased in the H20 Hut – $100 value for $80.

FISHING POLE RENTALS

Rental is for the duration of open hours. Additional fee for bait. Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays Time: 4:00 pm to Sunset, April-October Dates: Saturdays and Sundays Time: Noon to Sunset, Nov. -Dec. Fee: $5 per pole (bait purchase additional)

SINGLE PICNIC TABLES/GRILLS First come, first serve.

PAVILION AND PUMPHOUSE RENTALS

Advance reservation only by calling McAllen Parks & Recreation at 956-681-3333.

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COUCH TO

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K TRAINING

Have you wanted to get started running but not OTHER AMENITIES sure how? Work on your fitness with like-minded people during this 12 week program. Participants SINGLE PICNIC TABLES/GRILLS: be able to power walk for at least 5 First should come, first serve. minutes prior to starting this training program.

- DECEMBER 22 GROUP OCTOBER BOAT1RENTALS, TUESDAY, THURSDAY OR & SUNDAY FISHING CLASSES, 5:30PM - 6:30PM $40 #751000.01

OVERNIGHT CAMPOUTS:

Arrangements can be made for groups who want to rent our boats or learn to fish, and for guided overnight camping programs.

FISHING: CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY.

CAST NETS ARE NOT PERMITTED. Ages 16 and under can fish without a license. Ages 17 and up require a valid state fishing license. For Texas residents, this fee is currently $30 for the year or $11 for the day. Information on purchasing a license can be found at http://tpwd.texas.gov/ business/licenses/online_sales/

Kids Fishing Tournament November 9th & December 14th 4:00pm - 6:00pm TRY YOUR LUCK! $5 ON-SITE REGISTRATION FROM 3:30PM - 4:30PM TROPHIES AWARDED FOR THE BIGGEST BLUEGILL, BASS, AND CATFISH IN EACH AGE GROUP.


Gus & goldie LEARN TO SWIM PROgram

The most popular swimming program in the entire Rio Grande Valley is back! Join Gus & Goldie to learn important water safety skills. Each participant will receive an official Gus & Goldie T-shirt and certificate of achievement. Advance registration is required.

Fee: $30 Resident /$40 Non-Resident Session 1: September 9 - September 19 Session 2: September 23 - October 3

Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday

PARENT/BABY (6-18 MONTHS)

Session 1 Designed to teach parents how to work safely and effectively with their infant Municipal Pool 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. #743011.07 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.

Session 2 #743012.07

PARENT/TODDLER (18-48 MONTHS)

Reinforces skills learned in the infant level class and progresses to learn more Municipal Pool Session 1 advanced skills age appropriate for a toddler. One parent per child is allowed in 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. #743011.08 the water at a time. Swim diapers and swim suits are necessary for infants. No diapers or disposable swim diapers are allowed.

Session 2 #743012.08

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.

Municipal Pool Session 1 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. #743021.10 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. #743021.11 8:00p.m. - 8:30p.m. #743021.12

Session 2 #743022.10 #743022.11 #743022.12

On the first day of each session, the instructors will assess the participant’s swimming ability by Municipal Pool Session 1 performing a skills test. Based on the test, the instructor will determine the participants class level. 6:15 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. #743031.10

7:10 p.m. - 7:50 p.m. #743031.11 8:00p.m. - 8:40p.m. #743021.12

Session 2 #743032.10 #743032.11 #743032.12

Municipal Pool Session 1 8:00 p.m. - 8:40 p.m. #747041.05

Session 2 #747042.05

YOUTH (6 - 13 YEARS)

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)

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 PERSON

August 31st to September 22nd Saturday 1:15 pm-7:00 pm

CASCADE POOL $1.50 PER PERSON

August 31st to October 5th Saturday 1:30 pm- 4:30 pm

ADAPTIVE AQUATICS

WATER AEROBICS

Designed for special needs, participants will receive individual instruction including introduction to the water and water safety activities. It is mandatory that participants have one parent/guardian or an aid in the water to assist instructor with activities.

CASCADE POOL $1.00 PER PERSON

September 9th - October 18th Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Days of the Week: Monday - Thursday Fee: $30 Resident /$40 Non-Resident Time: 6:00 pm-6:50 pm Location: Boys Club Pool Ages: 6 & Over Session 1: Sept. 9, 2019 to Sept. 19, 2019 #743237.01 Session 2: Sept. 23, 2019 to Oct. 3, 2019 #743238.01

BOYS CLUB POOL $1.00 PER PERSON

October 21st - December 13th Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

LIFEGUARDING TRAINING

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 7-10 ft., 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 $50 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 at

5pm. Contact the McAllen Parks & Recreation Office for more information by calling 956-681-3333.

LAP SWIMMING

August 26th - December 31st

MUNICIPAL POOL

TAAF SWIM

$1.00 PER PERSON

Monday - Saturday 5:00 am – 8:00 am Monday - Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

BOYS CLUB POOL $1.00 PER PERSON

Monday - Saturday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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MAKOS

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

10:00 AM

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RECREATIONAL

6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

9:00 AM

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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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DOGGIE DAY AT THE POOL

CASCADE POOL SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 11:00AM - 4:00PM $2 PER DOG $1 PER PERSON max of 2 dogs per owner proof of current rabies vaccination REQUIRED

Polar Bear PLUNGE

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28TH CASCADE POOL 7:00PM - 10:00PM $15 PER PERSON #7431100.03

Prizes, games and more included with every registration. Free towel for first 50 pre-registrants

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Adult Basketball

LEAGUES Co-Ed Adult Kickball

Divisions: Recreational Only Facility of Play: Wednesdays at Los Encino’s Ballfields League Dates: Sept. 11th, 2019 –Nov. 20th, 2019 Registration Dates: August 26th – September 4, 2019 (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting:TBA Fee: $250 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

Co-Ed Adult Indoor Volleyball

Divisions: Recreational Only Facility of Play: Wednesdays at Palm View Community Center League Dates: Sept. 11th, 2019 –Nov. 20th, 2019 Registration Dates: August 26th – September 4, 2019 (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: TBA Fee: $250 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

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Divisions: Men’s OPEN – Facility of Play: Thursday’s at Lark Community Center & Palm View Community Center League Dates: Sept. 21st – Nov. 21st, 2019 Registration Dates: Saturday, August 24th ONLY (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: Saturday, August 24, 9:00am Palm View Community Center

Fee: $250 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

Adult Softball Divisions: C, D, E, Co-Ed Facility of Play: Monday-Friday at Westside Ballfields League Dates: Sept. 9th–Nov. 22nd, 2019 Registration Dates: Saturday, August 24th ONLY (Registration will take place at Palm View Community Center) Manager’s Meeting: Saturday, August 24, 9:00am Palm View Community Center Fee: $375 *Please look to: www.teamsideline.com/mcallen for schedule changes, makeups and or rainouts.

McAllen Youth Soccer Association BOYS & GIRLS AGES 3-11 BORN 2007-2015 EARLY REGISTRATION (JUNE 18-AUG 25) (Games are every Saturday) Late Registration: August 26th -$10 late fee will be added. Fall Season: September 14-November 2 $170 for both Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 season (uniform included) If paid seperately Fall $120.00 /Spring $60.00. This is for McAllen residents if you are a non-resident $10.00 will be added to your fee. 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.


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.

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, Aug 27th- Dec 20th TIME: 3:30 pm- 6:00 pm AGE: Pre-K 4 - 5th Grade FEE: $50 per child/per semester K-1ST ALVAREZ ELEMENTARY 2606 GUMWOOD #753001.10 BONHAM ELEMENTARY 2400 JORDAN #753002.10  ESCANDON ELEMENTARY 2901 COLBATH #753003.10  FIELDS ELEMENTARY 500 DALLAS #753004.10  JACKSON ELEMENTARY 501 HARVEY  #753005.10  McAULIFFE ELEMENTARY 3000 DAFFODIL  #753006.10  SAM HOUSTON ELEMENTARY 3221 OLGA #753008.10  WILSON ELEMENTARY 1200 W HACKBERRY #753009.10  GARZA ELEM/ LARK COMMUNITY CENTER 2601 LARK #753010.10 

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ACTIVITIES taaf track club

Continue your track and field training and stay ahead of the competition. Stay in shape and improve your technique, strength and stamina! Class will meet Monday and Tuesday nights. August 27th - December 3rd #753401.10 NO CLASSES DURING THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING NO CLASSES LABOR DAY MONDAY

Age: 4-18 Fee: $40.00 per session Time: Monday and Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Location: McAllen Sports ParkNorhtside Complex- Field#1 3301 Buddy Owens Blvd.

tennis club

Classes introduce the tennis player to fun-filled court action and help prepare the player for match play. This program will provide instruction in forehand, backhand and serving. August 27th - December 5th NO CLASSES DURING THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING NO CLASSES LABOR DAY MONDAY

Fee: $30.00/session for recreational youth $40.00/session for TAAF Tennis & Adult Location: McAllen High School Tennis Courts 2021 La Vista Ave. Tennis- Recreational Youth Age: 4-15 (beginner- intermediate) Time: Tuesday & Thursday 6:15 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. #753402.10 TAAF- Competitive Youth Age: 10-18 (Competitive) Time: Tuesday & Thursday 7:15 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. #753403.10 Tennis- Recreational Adult Age: 16 & Over (Open) Time: Tuesday & Thursday 7:15 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. #757701.01

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OPEN DAILY

August-October: 8 am to Noon & 5 pm to Sunset November – December: 8 am – Sunset In the event of steady rain, programs will be canceled and the site will be closed.

MONDAY POWER WALK WITH A NATURALIST Dates: Monday, November - December Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am NATIVE PLANT TOUR Dates: Monday, August - December Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @ 6:15 pm October @ 6:00 pm November & December @ 4:30 pm SUNSET YOGA Dates: Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday August - October Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @ 6:15 pm October @ 6:00pm

TUESDAY VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARK Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am Ages: All ages (15 and under with a parent or guardian) YOGA UNDER THE OAKS Dates: Tuesday and Thursday August - October Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Dates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday November - December Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am SUNSET RUN IN THE WOODS Dates: Tuesday, August- September Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @6:15pm

WEDNESDAY BIRD AND NATURE WALK Dates: Wednesday, Year-Round Time: 8:30 am – 9:30 am Dates: Wednesday & Friday, Nov- Dec Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am SUNSET GEOCACHING Dates: Wednesday, August – December Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @6:15pm October 6:00pm November & December @ 4:30 pm

WEDNESDAY (CONT’D) SUNSET YOGA Dates: Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday August - October Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @6:15pm October 6:00pm

THURSDAY VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARK Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am Ages: All ages (15 and under with a parent or guardian) YOGA UNDER THE OAKS Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays August – October Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Dates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday November - December Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

FRIDAY

INTRO TO POI (THE ART OF FIRE SPINNING) Dates: Fridays, August – October Time: August @ 6:00 pm September @5:15pm October 5:00pm BIRD AND NATURE WALK Dates: Wednesday & Friday, Nov- Dec Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE Dates: Fridays, August – November Time: (90 minute program) August @ 8:15 pm September @7:30pm October 7:00pm November @5:45pm

SATURDAY TAI CHI IN THE PARK Dates: Saturdays, Year-Round Time: August – October 8:00 am - 9:00 am Time: November – December 8:30 am - 9:30 am

SATURDAY (CONT’D) YOGA UNDER THE OAKS Dates: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday November - December Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am INTRO TO POI (THE ART OF FIRE SPINNING) Dates: Saturdays November- December Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BEGINNERS BUTTERFLY WALK Dates: Saturdays, August - October Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am SUNSET NATURE WALK Dates: Saturdays, August – December Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @6:15pm October 6:00pm November & December @ 4:30 pm

SUNDAY FOREST BATHING (NATURE MEDITATION) Dates: Sundays, August – October Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am Dates: Sundays, November -December Time: 9:30 am – 10:30 am ART IN THE PARK Dates: Sundays, August – December Time: August @ 7:00 pm September @ 6:15pm October @6:00pm November & December @ 4:30 pm

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

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600 SUNSET Drive in McAllen 956-681-3370 www.quintamazatlan.com Tuesday to Saturday 8 am to 5 pm, Thursday till Dark Admission $3 Adults $2 Children & Seniors, FREE Children 2 & Under

PROGRAMS FOR TOTS PROGRAMS FOR school age children CREATURE FEATURE FAMILY HOLIDAY PROGAMS & PRESCHOOLERS NATURE NUGGETS

Preschool children and their parents enjoy hands-on, nature-inspired lessons filled with song, discovery, socializing, movement, exploration and a craft. DATES: Thursdays and Saturdays TIME: 10:00 am – 11:00 am AGES: 2-6 FEE: $3 September 5 & 7 September 12 & 14 September 19 & 21 September 26 & 28 October 3 & 5 October 10 & 12 October 17 & 19 October 24 & 26 October 31 November 2 November 7 & 9 November 14 & 16 November 21 & 23 November 30 December 5 & 7 December 12 December 19 & 21 December 26 & 28

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Migratory Bird Celebration Migratory Bird Celebration Fun with Fall leaves Fun with Fall seeds Night Creatures: Owls Night Creatures: Possums & Raccoons Native Plant Celebration Night Creatures: Spiders Night Creatures: Bats Give Thanks to Nature: Thornforest Give Thanks to Nature: Thanks Nature! Give Thanks to Nature: Let’s Harvest! Give Thanks to Nature: Gobble till’ you wobble! Give Thanks to Nature: Let’s Talk Turkey! Winter in the Woods: Winter Birds Winter in the Woods: Turtles & Tortoises Winter in the Woods: Squirrels Winter in the Woods: White-tailed Deer

A variety of activities that include live creature visits, art and craft activities, special short nature presentations, a microscope station, ecosystem models, and more. DATES: Every Saturday FEE: $3 TIME: 11:00 am - Noon AGES: All Ages Welcome September: Birds of a Feather September 7: Birds adaptations September 14: Why Birds Migrate September 21: Birding and binoculars September 28: Bird Calls October: Creatures of the Night October 5: Owls October 12: Raccoons October 19: Opossums October 26: Bats November: Amphibian Alert November 2: Frogs November 9: Salamanders November 16: Caecilians November 23: Toads November 30: All Things Amphibian December: Winter Time December 7: Animals that hibernate/torpor December 21: Oh, Deer! December 28: Cold blooded Survival

NATURE JOURNALING

Use skills of observation and inference to become familiar with the features and adaptations of nature. We will use map skills and journaling to record these observations in a personal nature journal. DATES: First Saturday of the month September 7- Anacua October 5- Mexican Caesalpinia November 2- Brasil December 7- Tepeguaje TIMES: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. AGES: All Ages Welcome FEE: $3

TIMES: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. or 1:00p.m. to 2:00 p.m. AGES: All Ages Welcome FEE: $3 Friday, November 29 Wild Art Friday Saturday, November 30 Survivor Skills Saturday Thursday, December 26 Throwback Thursday – Early Cultures Day Friday, December 27 Wild-Art Friday Saturday, December 28 Survivor Skills Saturday

SCOUT BADGES

Scout groups can reserve to complete the following badges: (Other nature, art, environmental badge opportunities may be arranged.) DATES: Saturdays & School Holidays (with reservation) TIMES: 9-11am or 2-4 pm AGES: School Age Scouts Fee: $6 Daisies Rose Petal, Green Petal Brownies Hiker, Eco Friend, Bugs, Flower Juniors Animal Habitats, Flowers, Gardening Cub Scouts Environmental Conservation Activity Tigers Tigers in the Wild Bears Feathers, Fur, Ferns Wolves Paws on the Path Webelos Forester Badge

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programs for 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 Mazatlan AGES: Adults (& Interested Teens) Day: Fridays Time: 10-11am Fee: Free with park admission

BIRDING OUR BACKYARD

Enjoy a guided walk through our bird-friendly “big backyard.” We will search feeding stations, water features, and native habitat for our amazing birds. Binoculars available to borrow. Age: Adults (& Interested Teens) Day: Saturdays Time: 8:30-10am Fee: Free with park admission

HOBBIES IN NATURE

This series will help you delve deeper into making nature your hobby. Each session is fine-tuned to cover a seasonally relevant topic and includes indoor and outdoor components. Age: Adults (& Interested Teens) Day: First Saturday of the Month Time: 2-4 pm Fee: $5 October 5 Multipurpose Plants November 2 Begin to Birdwatch December 7 Butterfly Basics

THURSDAY SPEAKER SERIES

Noteworthy speakers and scholars to present lectures related to our global environment, local cuisine and the arts and culture. Age: Adults (& Interested Teens) Day: Thursdays Time: 6-7 pm Fee: $3 September 5 Jessica SalinasMPU: What’s in my tap water? September 12 Tony Henehan TPWD: South TX Hummingbird Project September 19 Dr. John GerlingAstronomy: Star Gazing at QM

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SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAY SPEAKER SERIES

September 26

Dr. Elda SanchezTAMUK: Snake Toxins October 3 American Alligators-SPI Birding & Nature Center October 10 Dr. Eliezer LouzadaTAMUK: Valley Citrus October 17 PLANTA NATIVA SOCIAL, advance tickets $25, 6:30-10:30pm October 24 Rachel Brown UTRGV Art Professor: Mexican Art October 31 Ari Chagoya- Curandisma November 7 Cooking Valley Style November 14 Book & Signing by Dr. Strong “Stories from “Texas” November 21 Carnivores by Dr. Tomecek November 28 THANKSGIVING DAY December 5 Texas Native Seeds by Forrest Smith December 12 HOLIDAY CONCERT IN THE PARK (Tish Hinojosa TRIO), $5 December 19 Book & Signing by Herman Brune “Camping Stories December 26 Mozart Concert in the Park by Parula Winds Quintet

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 DATE/TIME: Advance Reservation and Payment Required FEE: 3-hour Event $20 per person ($200 minimum) 4-hour Event $30 per person ($300 minimum)

LAND STEWARD VOLUNTEERS

Are you looking to gain community service hours? This service program aims to enrich your life, strengthen the community, and add diversity to your resume. Come dressed for outside work AGES: All ages welcome (14 & over). DATE: Special projects planned throughout the year.

MIGRATORY BIRD CELEBRATION

Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with us! There will be guided bird walks, hands-on lessons on how to bird-ify your yard, bird-themed crafts, and more. Ages: All Ages Fee:$3 Date: September 14 Time: 8:30 am-12:30 pm

PLANTA NATIVA SOCIAL

A native plant celebration with cooking demos, art, plants, great food and spirits. Keynote speaker Christine TenEyck landscape architect of Austin. Ages: Adults Fee: $25 Date: October 17 Time: 6:30-10:30 pm

SANTA’S ENCHANTED FOREST

Bring your camera and get a special photo with Santa on the main lawn of Quinta Mazatlan. Enjoy holiday arts and crafts, “snow” flurries, face painting, and a special trail walk with real creatures of the forest, storybook trees, and inflatable holiday characters. Age: 1-6 Fee:$5 Day: Saturday, December 14 Time: 9 am – 12

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Profile for McAllen Parks and Recreation

2019 Fall Activity Guide