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2 REGISTRATION MISSION STATEMENT 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.

WALK-IN REGISTRATION

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

NORTH McALLEN

Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Ave · 956-681-3340 Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

CENTRAL McALLEN

Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th Street · 956-681-3350 Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.* Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *During regularly scheduled class sessions.

SOUTH McALLEN

Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd · 956-681-3360 Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED: CASH, CHECK, VISA & MASTERCARD WALK IN REGISTRATION IS NOT ACCEPTED AT THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADMINISTRATION OFFICE LOCATED ON WARE RD. Registration is not accepted at program sites. Advance registration required. Participants may be asked for a proof of residency.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Visit https://webtrac.mcallen.net to register online. You must create a username and password, as well as enter all pertinent household information before the website will allow you to register online. Online forms of payment accepted include Visa and Mastercard. Please call the administration office at (956) 681-3333 if you need assistance.

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.

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. 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. Some of our programs, such as adult leagues, contract programs and facility rentals, have different, specific policies which apply. The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department retains the privilege of canceling any scheduled activity that fails to generate minimum interest.

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.

INCLUSION PROCESS

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.


LITTLE MISS FOURTH OF JULY PAGEANT

Participants will be judged on an interview, talent and modeling western wear. Registration accepted in person at Palm View Community Center through Wednesday, June 11. Participants must provide proof of age (birth certificate) at time of registration. For more information, please contact (956) 6813360. DATE: Saturday, June 14 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center AGES: 5 & 6 years (as of July 1, 2014) FEE: $20

MAIN STREET PARADE

Celebrate America’s Independence during the 86th Annual Main Street Parade. Patriotic groups, marching bands, entertainers, businesses, civic clubs and organizations are encouraged to be a part of the parade. Parade entry deadline is Friday, June 27. Entry forms are available online at www.mcallen.net or at the McAllen Parks and Recreation Office. A $45 fee applies for all commercial entries. For more information call (956) 681-3333. DATE: Friday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Main Street (from Houston Ave. to Cedar St.)

FREEDOM FESTIVAL Fun for the entire family!

There’s something for everyone…arts & crafts, games, music, concessions and plenty of fun for the whole family! Sign-up for the hot dog eating and watermelon seed spitting competitions. Call 956-681-3333 for contest rules. DATE: Friday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PLACE: Archer Park, 101 N. Main St.

AQUATICA SPLASH BASH

Spend your July 4th at the pool! Fun for everyone includes games, contests, crafts, music and more! DATE: Friday, July 4 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Pool, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: $2.50 per person

CONCERT IN THE SKY FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

It’s the highlight of the Fourth of July Celebration! Don’t miss the annual Concert in the Sky fireworks extravaganza over the city of McAllen. DATE: Friday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 p.m. (approximate) PLACE: Municipal Park, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd.

SPONSORSHIP & VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT (956) 681-3333


4 SPECIAL EVENTS NEW! All races will be professionally timed! First 150 registered participants for each event will receive a FREE t-shirt! Refreshments and awards provided at the end of each race. Participants running in all four events are eligible to receive an overall series award at the conclusion of the final race. SERIES REGISTRATION $45 DEADLINE: JUNE 7 EARLY REGISTRATION $15 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY PRIOR TO RACE DATE ON-SITE REGISTRATION $25 ENDS 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO RACE

SUNRISER SUNSCORCHER SUNSETTER MOONRISER

JUNE 7 JUNE 28 JULY 19 AUGUST 16

8:00 AM 8:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM

LOS ENCINOS POOL CASCADE POOL PALM VIEW GOLF COURSE WESTSIDE PARK

Saturday, August 2 • 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. McAllen Convention Center • Oval Park Boys & Girls Age Divisions 4 - 6 years, 7 - 9 years & 10 -13 years Early Registration $3 per child On-Site Registration $5 per child

Awards in each age division will be determined by measuring the number and/or length of the fish caught over an allotted time. Prizes also awarded for biggest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught. Please bring your own fishing pole. A limited supply of fishing poles will be available on a first come first served basis. Bait will be provided.

THANK YOU SPONSOR!

SATURDAY • aUGUST 9 1:00-3:00 P.M. pALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER Here’s a chance to show off your sidewalk chalk drawing skills & win prizes! Get your own sidewalk block and let your imagination run wild. All ages and skill levels welcome! Perfect activity for some quality family fun! Categories and age divisions apply.

Enjoy a night out together full of quality fun for the entire family. Play your favorite carnival games and win prizes! Interactive Inflatables, Milk Bottle Toss, Duck Pond, High Striker, Balloon Darts, Prize Wheel, Food, Music & More! $10 per parent & $7 per child Admission includes food & game tickets. Additional tickets available for purchase.


SPECIAL EVENTS 5

Enjoy your favorite big screen flicks on our giant inflatable movie screen. Pack a chair, blanket and a picnic and bring your entire family for some fun! Come early and enjoy activities by our sponsors. Concessions available for purchase on-site. DATE: Saturdays PLACE: Westside Park, 1000 S. Ware Rd. TIME: Park Opens at 7:00 p.m. Movie Begins at 8:30 p.m.

SUMMER 2014 SCHEDULE June 7 Monsters University June 14 Despicable Me 2 June 21 Iron Man 3 June 28 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 July 5 Turbo July 12 Frozen July 19 Thor: The Dark World July 26 The Croods August 2 Lego Movie


6 TAAF TEAM SPORTS T.A.A.F. TEAM PROGRAMS

McAllen Parks and Recreation is proud to offer Texas Amateur Athletics Federation (T.A.A.F.) programs. Young athletes will compete against other individuals and teams from across the Rio Grande Valley and the state in various sports including track & field, golf, swimming and tennis. Teams will attend local tournaments and meets, earning the opportunity to compete at the regional level. Qualifying athletes will earn a chance to compete in the Games of Texas, a week-long Olympic style competition featuring a variety of sports. The 2014 Games of Texas will be held July 31August 3 in College Station, Texas. Experienced athletes are invited to join Team McAllen. A complete schedule of meets and competitions will be provided once classes begin. Individual T.A.A.F. membership is included in the class fee. Other fees including individual meet fees are the responsibility of the participant.

TRACK & FIELD TEAM

Team Tennis is for the experienced tennis players (ages 6-18 years) who want to improve their stroke, game strategy, and ball placement while working toward regional and state competition. Participants who qualify for advanced competition are responsible for their own travel expenses.

TRACK MEET SCHEDULE June 6 Mercedes June 13 Alamo June 20 Rio Grande City June 27 Weslaco July 3 Pharr July 11-12 TAAF Region 2 Meet - McAllen July 31-Aug 3 TAAF Games of Texas-College Station

*Includes membership in USTA, T.A.A.F. and entry into the 2014 McAllen Open.

*Includes T.A.A.F. membership, insurance and T-shirt. Registration fee does not include individual meet entry fees or uniform.

T.A.A.F PARENT MEETING

GROUPS AGES DATE OF BIRTH Tiny Tots 4 & Under Do Not Qualify Pee Wee 8 & Under 2006 - 2008 Bantam 9 & 10 2004 - 2005 Midget 11 & 12 2002 - 2003 Juniors 13 & 14 2000 - 2001 Intermediate 15 & 16 1998 - 1999 Seniors 17 & 18 1996 - 1997* *Graduating seniors and high school participants who have not competed at the college level in any track and field competition.

GAMES OF TEXAS PARENT MEETING

Improve your golfing skills while competing in tournaments against participants from across the Rio Grande Valley throughout the summer. Participants are required to complete a playing test prior to joining the team. Tests will be held on Monday, June 2.

All parents of athletes participating in T.A.A.F. programs will be requested to attend an informational meeting where we will provide information for the upcoming summer and your child’s programs. DATE: Thursday, June 5 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Rd.

Parents of athletes who qualify for the Games of Texas will be required to attend a meeting to discuss travel, expenses and general information. The 2014 TAAF Games of Texas will be held Thursday – Sunday, July 31 - August 3 in College Station, Texas. NOTE: The minimum age to travel with Team McAllen is 8 years of age. Additional costs will apply for non-resident athletes.

TENNIS TEAM

Under the direction of Coach Tony Trejo, improve your track and field techniques and compete against participants from across the Rio Grande Valley. DATE: May 19 - July 25 (Monday-Friday) TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Memorial High School Track, 101 E. Hackberry AGE: 5 - 18 years FEE: $60 Resident /$78 Non-Resident* CLASS 253001.14 DEADLINE: Register by June 27 to be eligible for state competition.

GOLF TEAM

DATE: June 2 - July 25 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Golf Course, 2701 S. Ware Road AGE: 7 - 18 years FEE: $80 Resident /$104 Non-Resident* CLASS 253002.14 DEADLINE: Register by June 27 to be eligible for state competition.

*Includes T.A.A.F. membership. Participants are responsible for tournament entry and green fees. NOTE: Collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required on the course. Weekly golf tournament locations TBA.

DATE: June 2 - July 25 (Monday-Friday) TIME: 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. PLACE: McAllen High School, 2101 La Vista FEE: $80 Resident /$104 Non-Resident* CLASS 253003.14 DEADLINE: Register by June 27 to be eligible for state competition.

SWIM TEAM

Compete in meets against swimmers from across the Rio Grande Valley throughout the summer. Team members must be able to swim 50 yards comfortably and have no fear of the water. Swimmers cannot have participated in U.S. Swim Meets as of January 1, 2014. DATE: June 2 - July 25 (Monday - Friday) TIME: Beginner 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Intermediate 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Advanced 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Nikki Rowe Natatorium, 2101 N. Ware Rd. AGE: 6 - 18 years FEE: $60 Resident/$75 Non-Resident* CLASS 253004.14 DEADLINE: Register by June 27 to be eligible for state competition.

*Includes T.A.A.F. membership, insurance and T-shirt. Registration fee does not include individual meet entry fees or uniform.

SWIM MEET SCHEDULE June 14 Edinburg June 21 McAllen June 28 Pharr July 12 Mission July 19 TAAF Region 2 Meet - Pharr July 31- Aug 3 Games of Texas - College Station


YOUTH SPORTS CAMP 7 SPORTS CAMP

Experience a wide variety of sports including basketball, baseball, volleyball, floor hockey, and much more. Activities take place both indoors and outdoors. Participants should wear appropriate clothing for running and kicking. *Breakfast offered from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Instruction begins at 9:00 a.m. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center 4 - 10 years $40 Resident/$52 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 2 - June 13 Session 2: June 16 - June 27 Session 3: July 7 - July 18 Session 4: July 21 - Aug 1

SNAG GOLF

A new way of learning to play the game, snag golf is an exciting and fun way for beginners to learn result how to strike an oversized ball using modified equipment. End of week mini-tournament (including participation ribbons) will demonstrate what the kids have learned. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Palm View Golf Course 4 - 7 years $35 per session

Session 1: June 2 - June 6 Session 2: June 9 - June 13 Session 3: June 16 - June 20 Session 4: June 23 - June 27 Session 5: July 14 - July 18 Session 6: July 21 - July 25 Session 7: August 4 - August 8 Session 8: August 11 - August 15

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YOUTH GOLF CAMP

Fundamental golf instructions will cover stance, grip, etiquette and rules as well as driving, putting and chipping. Compete in a final day tournament for awards. Parents are invited to attend this event. A limited number of clubs are provided. Collared shirts are required on course. If golf spikes are worn, they must be soft spikes. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Palm View Golf Course 7 - 17 years $50 Resident/ $65 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 2 - June 13 Session 2: June 16 - June 27 Session 3: July 7 - July 18 Session 4: July 21- August 1

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OUTDOOR SPORTS CAMP

It’s time to put down the game controller and pick up on the action at this summer’s best place to play. The action will be non-stop and so will the fun. Play baseball, soccer, kickball, dodgeball, field hockey and more. *Free Play offered from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast offered from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Instruction begins at 9:00 a.m. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Las Palmas Community Center 6 - 12 years $40 Resident/ $52 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 2 - June 13 Session 2: June 16 - June 27 Session 3: July 7 - July 18 Session 4: July 21 - August 1

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VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Designed for all players that want to learn and master the discipline of volleyball. Learn and develop the skills to play for recreation or competition in a comfortable and enjoyable environment. About the instructor: Dr. Chavez graduated with a Ph.D. in Educational Counseling. She also holds a Master Degree in Physical Education from George University of Germany. She has accumulated 17 years of experience as a volleyball player in a variety of countries including Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Czech Republic & the United States. She has 10 years as an instructor of Physical Education.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 7:55 p.m. Lark Community Center 6 & Up $65 per session*Class not eligible for refund

Session 1: June 2 - June 23 Session 2: July 14 - July 30 Session 3: August 4 - August 27

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FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP

Calling all future Pro Bowlers! This noncontact camp is a great opportunity to learn tips and techniques from coaches and allows athletes to prepare themselves for the upcoming season. Players should wear workout gear and bring both court and turf shoes. All campers will receive a T-shirt, daily breakfast and lunch.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE: CLASS#

Monday - Friday (August 4 - August 8) 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. De Leon Sports Complex 5 - 12 years $40 Residents/$52 Non-Residents 653300.01

BASKETBALL CAMP OF CHAMPS

Coach Romy Vela from San Antonio John Jay High School will conduct this summer’s boy’s and girl’s camp. Area high school and middle school basketball coaches will assist Coach Vela. Participants will receive four days of excellent drills, techniques, practice and competition while having fun. Friday will be tournament day with both age groups meeting at 8:30 a.m. to compete. All campers will receive a T-shirt. The first 100 registered campers will receive a camp basketball.

DATE: PLACE: FEE:

Monday - Friday (June 16 - June 20) Nikki Rowe High School $50 early registration / $60 late registration

Last day for early registration is June 15. Late registration accepted on-site Monday, June 16 at 8:00 a.m. for the morning session & 1:00 p.m. for the afternoon session.

7 - 12 years 13 - 18 years

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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8 YOUTH SPORTS TENNIS LESSONS

Classes introduce the beginner player to fun-filled court action and prepare the advanced player for match play. This program will provide instruction in forehand, backhand and the serve. Classes will progress to rally, basic court position play and court strategy. Age groups may be combined depending on the number of registered participants. DATE:

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4:

June 2 - June 13 June 16 - June 27 July 7 - July 18 July 21 - August 1

PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2021 La Vista Ave. FEE: Morning Class $40 Residents / $52 Non-Residents Evening Class $35 Residents / $50 Non-Residents *No class during McAllen Open on Friday, June 30

YOUTH TENNIS INSTRUCTION Session 1 MORNINGS (Monday - Friday)

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

CLASS 1: 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Tiny Tots (Ages 4 - 6) Youth 1 (Ages 7 - 10) Youth 2 (Ages 11 - 14)

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CLASS 2: 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. EVENINGS (Monday - Thursday) CLASS 3: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.

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CLASS 4: 7:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.

Tiny Tots (Ages 4 - 6) Youth 1 (Ages 7 - 10) Youth 2 (Ages 11 - 14)

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DODGE BALL SKILLS

INDOOR TENNIS

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident *$20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident

DATE: Monday & Wednesday PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident *$20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 3 - June 26

Session 2: July 8 - July 31

Session 1: June 2 - June 25

AGES TIME 5 - 7 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 8 - 10 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. 11 - 13 7:10 - 7:55 p.m.*

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This sports class will introduce the fundamentals of throwing, catching and dodging the ball! Please know that this is a skills learning class not free play!

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SOCCER MOMS & DADS

This sports class will introduce the entire family to the fundamentals of soccer dribbling, passing, scoring and conditioning. This activity will be played indoors and outdoors, please wear appropriate shoes for running and kicking.

DATE: Monday & Wednesday PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident *$20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident Session 1: June 2 - June 25

Session 2: July 7 - July 30

AGES 3 - 4 5 - 7 8 - 10

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This class will introduce players to the basics of tennis, emphasizing fun activities using while highlighting hand-eye coordination and tracking skill development.

TIME 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. 7:10 - 7:55 p.m.*

Session 2: July 7 - July 30

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FOOTBALL SKILLS

Learn basic football skills including throwing, kicking, blocking and punting.

DATE: Monday & Wednesday PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident *$20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident Session 1: June 2 - June 25

Session 2: July 7 - July 30

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TIME 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. 7:10 - 7:55 p.m.*

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7 ON 7 FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Seven players line up against opposing seven players in a fast-paced, actionpacked game of non-tackle football. Players from area high schools are encouraged to form their teams and work on physical development and skills during the summer. Two (2) divisions are Varsity (returning players, juniors & seniors) and Junior Varsity (entering freshmen & sophomores). Teams are limited to 20 players.

DATE: June 10 - July 8 TIME: Games 6:00 p.m. , 7:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. PLACE: De Leon Sports Complex AGE: High School Eligible (entering 9th grade) FEE: $300 per team Registration: May 5 - May 23 Palm View Community Center Meeting: Mandatory manager meeting on June 3 at 7:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center.


OTHER YOUTH SPORTS 9 FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE PROGRAMS PLEASE CONTACT THESE ORGANIZATIONS. MCALLEN YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION

4311 N. 10th Street Ste. A McAllen (956) 631-0431 Office Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. www.mysasoccer.com MYSA REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2014 Fall 2014 Season Dates: Sept. 20 - Nov. 8 Games will be held every Saturday. Practice is held during the week, after work hours. Registration fee includes jersey, shorts and socks. New players need to bring birth certificate, passport or immunization record. EARLY REGISTRATION

Date: June 16 - August 23 Fall Only: $90 Residents, $100 Non-Residents Fall & Spring: $140 Residents, $150 Non-Residents LATE REGISTRATION

Deadline: August 25 Fall Only: $100 Residents, $110 Non-Residents Fall & Spring: $150 Residents, $160 Non-Residents

MYSA SUMMER CAMP DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Bicentennial Soccer Complex, 2001 Fern Ave. AGE: 4 - 10 years FEE: $60 per session (includes T-shirt) Session 1: June 9 - 13 Session 2: June 23 - 27 Session 3: July 7 - 11 Session 4: July 14 - 18 DYNAMO JUNIORS TRAINING ACADEMY Develops all players’ abilities for all levels of play. Programs focus on skills and team concepts while teaching children how to think on the field while having fun. Sessions contain both basic technique and small sided games. Players need to bring one size #3 soccer ball, water, soccer shoes and shin guards.

DATE: Monday & Wednesday TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Bicentennial Soccer Complex, 2001 Fern Ave. AGE: 3 - 10 years FEE: $30 per session (includes T-shirt) Session 1: June 3, 5, 10, 12 Session 2: June 17, 19, 24, 26 Session 3: July 8, 10, 15, 17 Session 4: August 5, 7, 12,14

ALL VALLEY BROOMBALL & ICE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

Frio Grande Valley Ice Center 201 N. 26th Street McAllen (956) 972-0126

LEARN TO PLAY BROOMBALL DATE: Saturdays (June, July & August) TIME: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. FEE: $11 per person LEARN TO SKATE DATE: Monday - Thursday TIME: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. FEE: $62 per session Session 1: June 2 - 5 Session 2: June 9 - 12 Session 3: June 16 - 19 Session 4: June 22 - 26 Session 5: July 7 - 10 Session 6: July 14 - 17 Session 7: July 21 - 24 Session 8: July 28 - 31 Session 9: August 4 - 7 Session 10: August 11 - 14 Session 11: August 18 - 22

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10 YOUTH SPORTS YOUTH ARCHERY SPONSORED BY POINT BLANK

GIRLS SOFTBALL CAMP

The Beginner Archery series of classes concentrates on range and safety rules, range courtesy, fundamentals of archery, and is taught using compound equipment. (Bows, arrows, and targets will be provided)

PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $60 per session AGES: 8 -12 years M & W 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 13-18 T & TH 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Session1: June 2 - June 13 Session 2: June 16 - June 27 Session 3: July 7 - July 18 Session 4: July 21- August 1 Session 5: August 4 - August 15

AGES 8-12

AGES13-18

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YOUTH ARCHERY PRACTICE

Open practice session. Practice your archery skills using our targets and equipment to improve your aim.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Saturday (June - August) 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lark Community Center 8 - 17 years $20 per day

Want to improve your batting stroke or throwing? Coaches will instruct all positions and focus on hitting and defense. Catchers should bring their full catching gear to the camps and campers should bring an approved batting helmet with face guard. No altered bats or faulty equipment will be permitted inside the camp facility. Space is limited.

FUNDAMENTALS - HIT & RUN DATE: Monday, June 2 TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. PLACE: Los Encinos Softball Complex FEE: $10 AGE: 8 - 10 years 253400.01 11 - 14 years 253400.02 15 - 18 years 253400.03 DEFENSIVE SKILLS & DRILLS DATE: Tuesday, July 22 TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. PLACE: Los Encinos Softball Complex FEE: $10 AGE: 8 - 10 years 553401.01 11 - 14 years 553401.02 15 - 18 years 553401.03

DEFENSIVE SKILLS & STRATEGIES DATE: Saturday, June 21 TIME: Instruction 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Open Play 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Westside Softball Complex FEE: $15 AGE 8 - 10 years 353402.01 11 - 14 years 353402.02 15 - 18 years 353402.03 OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE SKILLS DATE: Saturday, August 9 TIME: Instruction 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Open Play 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Westside Softball Complex FEE: $15 AGE: 8 - 10 years 653403.01 11 - 14 years 653403.02 15 - 18 years 653403.03


YOUTH PROGRAMS 11 McALLEN BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

Experience some summer fun with Brain Gain, Science Fun, Game Tech, Dance, Board Games, Arts & Crafts, Music, Games Room, Little Chefs, National Programs, Triple Play (Gym Activities) and More!

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DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME : 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. PLACE: McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main St. McAllen AGE: 7 - 17 years FEE: FREE!! Contact: Joe Martinez (956) 789-0702 Visit www.thecity977.com for more information

SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS

McAllen I.S.D provides free nutritious meals at participating sites for children ages 18 years and under. This program is proudly sponsored by the Texas Department of Agriculture. For more information about this program, call the McAllen I.S.D Food & Nutrition Department at (956) 632-3226.

Registration Begins: April 15, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Register in person at your local Boys & Girls Club Center. Summer Camp

DATE: TIME:

June 2 - August15 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

6 - 12 years 13 - 19 years

Othal E. Brand Center 2620 W. Galveston - (956) 687-3910 Camp Fees: $100.00 $25.00 Membership Fee Glen. E. & Rita K. Roney Center 4501 N. 34th Street - (956) 682-5791 Camp Fees: $140.00 $25.00 Membership Fee

RIDES $5.00 PER PERSON FOR 30 MINUTES KIDS 36 INCHES & UNDER RIDE FOR FREE! FISHING POLE RENTAL $5.00 • BASIC BAIT, TACKLE & SUPPLIES AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT H2O HUT. PURCHASE POPCORN, SNACKS, WATER, SODAS & MORE !

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT YOUR NEAREST BOYS & GIRLS CLUB

WATER CRAFT RENTALS • All watercraft rentals include life jacket and oar • Life jackets must be worn by passengers at all times • A valid Driver’s License is required for all rentals • 1 adult is required to ride boat for any child under 16 FISHING GUIDELINES All persons over 17 years of age must have a current Texas Freshwater Fishing License. Fishing is catch and release only. No casting nets or trout lines permitted. BOATING GUIDELINES No motorized boats permitted. Personal canoes and kayaks are allowed. Persons in canoes or kayaks must wear a life jacket at all times. RENTAL INFORMATION Pumphouse and pavilion area are available to rent for birthday parties, family reunions and corporate functions. For more information contact the McAllen Parks and Recreation Administration Office at (956) 681-3333.

Spend the summer having loads of fun with a variety of events and activities at the following locations. Enjoy arts & crafts, play games, make friends and have fun! Open for residents and nonresidents. The program concludes with Super Friday on Friday August 8. Experience a day of food, games, swimming, and fun at Cascade Park.

PLAYGROUND LOCATIONS

Alvarez Elementary School, 2606 Gumwood Ave. Bonham Elementary School, 2400 Jordan Rd. Los Encinos Community Network Center, 2901 W. Olga Milam Elementary, 3800 N. Main St. DATE: Monday - Friday (June 2 - August 8) 2620 W. Galveston. TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. AGE: 6 - 12 years FEE: FREE!! PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST REGISTER CHILD ON-SITE.

GYMNASIUM LOCATIONS

Morris Middle School, 1400 Trenton Rd. Lincoln Middle School, 1601 N 27th St. DATE: Monday - Friday (June 2- August 8) TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. AGE: 6 - 15 years FEE: Free PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST REGISTER CHILD ON-SITE.

DATE: Saturdays TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PLACE: Town Lake at Fireman’s Park 201 N. 1st St in McAllen Purchase a variety of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables from local growers and farms. Vendors also sell handmade breads, fresh eggs, grass fed beef, soaps, jams, jellies and more natural products. Sponsored by the Hidalgo County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office. For more information contact (956) 383-1026.


12 YOUTH CAMPS SUMMER DAYS AT LARK

The Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer this popular summer camp for children. All camp will feature a variety of educational and athletic activities. Courses offered at each camp are about one hour long. Free play offered from 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Lunch is available to all participants through McAllen I.S.D. Summertime Food Program. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGES: FEE:

AGES 5 - 6

Breakfast Outdoor Sports Crafty Kids Fitness Zone Lunch Survival Activities Painting/Drawing Indoor Sports Open Gym

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session 1: 283800.01 Session 2: 383800.01 Session 3: 483800.01

Session 4: 583800.01 Session 5: 683800.01

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lark Community Center 5 - 13 years $160 Resident/$208 Non-Resident

AGES 7 - 9

Breakfast Fitness Zone Outdoor Sports Crafty Kids Lunch Painting/Drawing Indoor Sports Survival Activities Game Time

Session 1: 283800.02 Session 2: 383800.02 Session 3: 483800.02

DANCE CAMP

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session 4: 583800.02 Session 5: 683800.02

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4: Session 5:

June 2 - June 13 June 16 - June 27 July 7 - July 18 July 21 - August 1 August 4 - August 15

AGES 10 - 13

Breakfast Crafty Kids Fitness Zone Outdoor Sports Lunch Indoor Sport Survival Activities Painting/Drawing Game Time

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Session 1: 283800.03 Session 2: 383800.03 Session 3: 483800.03

Session 4: 583800.03 Session 5: 683800.03

CHEER CAMP

Come learn the newest and coolest dance moves to the hottest music in town. Learn drill team, ballet, jazz and pop style dances. Family and friends are invited to the camp showcase at the end of each session. *Breakfast offered from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Instruction begins at 9:00 a.m. NOTE: Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing and shoes during camp and should bring a drink and snack.

Show your spirit and join the best cheer camp around! Learn chants, cheers, jumps and stunts to make you the best cheerleader ever! Family and friends are invited to the camp showcase at the end of each session. *Lunch offered from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Instruction begins at 1:00 p.m. NOTE: Participants are encouraged wear appropriate clothing and shoes during camp and should bring a drink and snack.

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Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.* Wilson Elementary School 6 years & Up $20 Resident/$25 Non-Resident

DATE: Session 1: June 2 - June 12 Session 2: June 16 - June 26 Session 3: July 7 - July 17

AGE 6 253100.01 353100.01 453100.01

AGE 7-8 253100.02 353100.02 453100.02

AGE 9-10 253100.03 353100.03 453100.03

SUMMER THEATER

AGE 11+ 253100.04 353100.04 453100.04

Rehearse and perform a full-length theatrical play. Experience acting and costume design as well as aspects of technical production. Each participant will receive a summer theater T-shirt! Final performances will be held in late July. Lunch provided by McAllen I.S.D.

DATE: June 2 - July (Monday - Friday) TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center, 1921 N. 25th St. AGE: 8-11 293400.01 12-15 293400.02 FEE: $90 Resident / $120 Non-Resident

Monday - Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.* Wilson Elementary School 6 years & Up $20 Resident/$25 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 2 - June 12 Session 2: June 16 - June 26 Session 3: July 7 - July 17

AGE 6 253110.01 353110.01 453110.01

AGE 7-8 253110.02 353110.02 453110.02

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

AGE 9-10 253110.03 353110.03 453110.03

AGE 11+ 253110.04 353110.04 453110.04

Experience a week long adventure enjoying outdoor games, sports, arts & crafts and camping. Learn to fish, kayak and cook too! Space is limited. Advance registration required. Breakfast and lunch provided by McAllen I.S.D.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st Street 8-13 years $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident Session 1: June 16 - 20 253820.01 Session 2: July 14 -18 253820.02


13 YOUTH CAMPS YOUTH Camps ADULT SPORTS FOLLOW ME ROBOT

How would you like to build a robot that you can take home? Learn about gears and sensors as you build the robot to detect sound and move the way you want.

DATE: Monday - Friday, June 9 - 13 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 7-12 years 293901.01 FEE: $135

CREATIVE ENGINEERING WORKSHOP

EGYPTIAN BURIED TREASURE

Discover the amazing science of Archaeology as you uncover ancient artifacts. Excavate with tools like a real archaeologist. Let’s go back in time with a hands on archaeological experience!

DATE: Monday - Friday, June 16 - 20 TIME: 12:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 6 - 11 years 293903.01 FEE: $135

HARRY POTTER MAGICAL TOUR

Work with an advanced three dimensional construction kit that is yours to keep and take home. Design and build simple or complex models of a vehicle, a robot or buildings. Hands on is the only way, so prepare to build from directions, and from your own imagination!

Join in the escapades of Harry and his friends. Play quidditch, make an edible wand and brew some fantastic potions. Come join us where the magic of science, art, and literature meet.

DATE: Monday - Friday, June 9 - 13 TIME: 12:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 7 - 12 years 293902.01 FEE: $135

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DATE: Monday - Friday, June 16 - 20 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 6 - 11 years FEE: $135

FASHION DESIGNER LEVEL 1

Young girls graduate from playing dress up to designing their own fashions by using the same design principles used by professionals including basic sketching techniques, coordinating colors, mixing textures and patterns.

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 8 - 12 years 293905.01 FEE: $85

RUNWAY FASHION DESIGNER LEVEL 2

Ever wonder how the latest fashion trends for teens get started? It all starts with imagination and a sketch. Learn key principles of color coordinating and patterns, teen fashion design will not only be made easy, but fun! Awaken new levels of creativity used by today’s hottest stars like Selena Gomez and Zendeya!

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 8 - 12 years 293906.01 FEE: $85


14 YOUTH CAMPS CAMP BARBIE

You and Barbie will have a great time practicing good manners, making new friends, dreaming of careers, attending social functions, hearing great stories, practicing talents, cooking tips, art, and much more!

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Las Palmas Community Center 4 - 8 Years 293907.01 $85

THE FOREVER BARBIE

You can’t describe Barbie without using the words – Successful, Fashionable, and Timeless! With over 100 dolls and play sets galore, participants will have fun. If your child loves to play with dolls in an upbeat environment, this is the class for them!

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Las Palmas Community Center 4 - 7 years 293908.01 $85

KINDERGARTEN JUMPSTART

Develop self esteem, confidence, and motivation to get ready for the new school year. Participants will enjoy story time, interactive reading time and game time.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Las Palmas Community Center 4 - 6 years 293909.01 $85

HOT WHEELS ROCK

Endless tracks and obstacle courses await every Hot Wheel’s car lover as they discover the world of physical science. Momentum, force, and friction are just some of the concepts they will understand as cars acrobatically fly before them.

SURVIVAL TACTICS CAMP

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

DATE: AGE: FEE:

Designed to inspire creations of things past, present and future, participants will explore dinosaurs, prehistoric volcanoes, animals, food, transportation and our solar system. Artistic and social development will engage daily creations.

Wrapped in games and adventure, unique challenges await you. Learn how to purify water, signal for help, search for edible food, set up shelter, learn Army chants, plus much, much more!

Monday - Friday, July 28 - August 1 8 - 12 years $85

9 - 11 a.m. Las Palmas Community Center 12 - 2 p.m. Lark Community Center 2 - 4 p.m. Lark Community Center

293910.01 283910.01 283910.02

Monday - Friday, August 4 - August 8 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Palm View Community Center 4 - 7 years 273904.01 $85

LEARNING WITH PLAY DOH!

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Friday, August 4 - August 8 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Palm View Community Center 4 - 7 years 273901.01 $85

Have a Fantastically Fun Summer with us! Birthday Parties • Open Jump • Summer Camps Field Trips • Fundraisers • and More! Pump It Up McAllen • 956.682.5867 • pumpitupparty.com/McAllen-TX 2720 Zinnia Ave., McAllen, TX 78504

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One free child admission with this coupon. Valid during regular Open Jump any day in May - August 2014, and not during holiday Valid towards booking of one week Summer Camp registration One coupon per person. May not be combined with other offers events. Check our Event Calendar online for exact schedules. anytime May-August 2014. May not be combined with other or Customer Reward Program. Pump It Up of McAllen only. Must offers. Advance registration required. Pump It Up of McAllen only. book by 8/31/14 Pump It Up of McAllen only. Expires 8/31/14


15 YOUTH CAMPS YOUTH Camps ADULT SPORTS GIFTED & TALENTED EXPRESSIONS

Explore new challenges every day by using various materials to create unique projects. Make a scrapbook, a super hero comic strip, artwork, jewelry, and fashion creations are just some of the remarkable make and takes that you will produce to EXPRESS yourself!

DATE: Monday - Friday, August 4 - August 8 TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center AGE: 5-7 years & 8-12 years 273902.01 FEE: $85

LOOK AT ME, I’M AN AUTHOR!

Designed for all levels of writing whether they just learning how to make a sentence or write a short story. The main focus is writing with voice in all genres from descriptive, narrative, and informational. By the end of the week, your child will be so proud of their writing skills

DATE: Monday - Friday, August 4 - August 8 TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center AGE: 5-7 years & 8-12 years 273903.01 FEE: $85

LEGO LOGO

Lego Logo brings young technicians into a creative, engineering environment. Motivated by fun, creativity, and success, the young hands-on builder will expand knowledge of math, science, and technology

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 283902.01 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 283902.02 PLACE: Lark Community Center AGE: 8 - 12 years FEE: $85

LEGO EXPERT

So you say you have done it all with Lego? Projects will incorporate both physical science and math into one. Create your own robot and battle in a tournament. Real world team building activities will enhance engineering skill sets.

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 283903.01 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 283903.02 PLACE: Lark Community Center AGE: 8 - 12 years FEE: $85

LEGO MANIA

No builder can say “Lego my Lego!” when engaged in the creative activities of LEGO MANIA! “Zillions” of pieces ensure that there is always enough for everyone! This innovative program for Lego buffs provides opportunities for imagination.

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center AGE: 4 - 7 years 283904.01 FEE: $85

LEGO DESIGNER

Come and exercise your Lego skills with this unique collection of Lego kits. Individual and team projects will provide opportunities to expand your child’s creativity and social skills.

DATE: Monday - Friday, July 21 - July 25 TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center AGE: 4 - 7 years 283905.01 FEE: $85


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18 YOUTH PROGRAMS PROGRAM PLACE DAY AGE TIME FEE Twinkle Toes (Ballet) PVCC M & W 2 years 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 2 years 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 3 - 4 7:10 - 7:40 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 6 7:10 - 7:40 $15 R/$20 NR Soccer Moms & Dads PVCC M & W 3 - 4 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 7 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 8 - 10 7:10 - 7:55 $20 R/$25 NR Matcerise (Tumbling) PVCC T & TH 3 - 4 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 6 6:30 - 7:00 $15 R/$20 NR Dodge Ball Skills PVCC T & TH 5 - 7 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 8 - 10 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 11 - 13 7:10 - 7:55 $20 R/$25 NR Football Skills LCC M & W 3 - 4 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 7 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 8 - 10 7:10 - 7:55 $20 R/$25 NR Indoor Tennis LCC M & W 3 - 4 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 7 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 8 - 10 7:10 - 7:55 $20 R/$25 NR Get Fit Wii LCC T & TH 5 - 6 6:00 - 6:45 $20 R/$25 NR 7 & Up 7:00 - 7:45 $20 R/$25 NR Ballet LCC T & TH 2 years 5:25 - 5:55 $15 R/$20 NR 3 - 4 6:00 - 6:30 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 6 6:35 - 7:05 $15 R/$20 NR 7 & Up 7:10 -7:55 $20 R/$25 NR Acoustic Guitar LPCC M & W 7 - 12 6:15 - 7:00 $20 R/$25 NR Kids in the Kitchen LPCC M & W 7 - 12 5:30 - 6:15 $20 R/$25 NR Hands on Art LPCC T & TH 3 - 6 5:30 - 6:00 $15 R/$20 NR Folklorico LPCC M & W 3 - 4 5:30 - 6:00 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 6 6:05 - 6:35 $15 R/$20 NR T & TH 7 - 13 5:30 - 6:15 $20 R/$25 NR Hip - Hop Dance LPCC T & TH 7 - 13 6:15 - 7:00 $20 R/$25 NR Ballet LPCC M & W 3 - 4 5:30 - 6:00 $15 R/$20 NR 5 - 6 6:05 - 6:35 $15 R/$20 NR

SESSION 1 SESSION 2

CLASS DATES

JUNE 2 - 27

JULY 7 - AUG 1

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Session 1 June 2 - June 27 Session 2 July 7 - August 1

PUNCH & PAINT

This fun program is designed to bring a family together as they create their very own works of art! Participants will be taught the basic of Acrylic Paints while they enjoy a glass of fruit punch! One Parent/Guardian must accompany the student!

DATE: Fridays TIME: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center AGE: 8 & up FEE: $20 Resident / $25 Non-Resident Fee includes one parent per participant. June 6 Parrots 271300.01 June 13 Sunset 271300.02 June 20 Tropical Flowers 271300.03 June 27 Beach 271300.04 July 11 Parrots 271300.05 July 18 Sunset 271300.06 July 25 Tropical Flowers 271300.07 August 1 Beach 271300.08

CLASS LOCATIONS

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

CLASS FEES

30 minute AGES 2 - 6 $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident 45 minute AGES 7 & Up $20 Resident/ $25 Non-Resident

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Acoustic Guitar - Learn proper techniques to play, including strumming and chords. Acoustic guitar required. Ballet - Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance and coordination. Dodgeball Skills - Introduction to fundamentals of throwing, catching and dodging the ball! Folklorico - Learn the many different styles of traditional Mexican dance and choreography. Football Skills - Learn basic football skills including throwing, kicking, blocking and punting. Get Fit with Wii - Increase stamina, agility, balance, and coordination all while playing your favorite video games Hands on Art - Create art with your hands and make a variety of beautiful art and seasonal crafts. Hip Hop Dance - It’s a mix of a little Hip Hop, Jazz and Free Style dance techniques. Indoor Tennis - Intro to the basics of tennis, emphasizing fun activities using hand-eye and tracking skills. Kids in the Kitchen - Become a chef! Experience educational nutrition lectures, food preparation and kitchen safety. Soccer Moms & Dads - Family style intro to the fundamentals of soccer dribbling, passing, scoring and conditioning. Tumbling - Learn basic tumbling skills from forward rolls, cartwheels and basic back handsprings.

TUMBLING TODDLERS

Designed for two year old toddlers and their parents. Toddlers will be introduced to Rollie Pollies, Froggie Jumps, Balance Beam skills and basic stretching. One parent and or guardian must accompany toddler.

DATE: Saturdays TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center AGE: 2 years FEE: $15 Resident/ $20 Non-Resident Session 1: June 7 - June 28 273600.01 Session 2: July 12 - August 2 473600.01


19 TEEN ADULT PROGRAMS YOUTHSPORTS Camps CAMP KAYAK

Experience a week of fun outdoor sports and exploration. Activities include archery, rock art, arrowheads, geocaching, photography, fishing. Kayaking held at Firemen’s Park.

DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Quinta Mazatlan AGE: 12 - 15 years FEE: $40 Resident / $60 Non-Resident NOTE: Bring a light snack, water, bug spray, hat, sunscreen and wear tennis shoes to camp. Session 1: June 24 - 27 263003.01 Session 2: July 22 - 25 263003.02

TEEN EXTREME

Variety of activities includes art, sports, quick cooking and games. Enjoy the summer with friends and make new ones!

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center 11 - 15 years $20 Resident/ $26 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 2 - June 12 Session 2: June 16 - June 26 Session 3: July 7 - July 17 Session 4: July 21 - July 31

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LEADERSHIP CAMP

Designed for young adults to learn “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Leaders”. This camp will challenge their personal leadership & team building skills.

DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Quinta Mazatlan AGE: 16 - 22 years FEE: $40 Resident / $60 Non-Resident NOTE: Bring a light snack, water, bug spray, hat, sunscreen and wear tennis shoes to camp. Session 1: June 24 - 27 263004.01 Session 2: July 22 - 25 263004.02

MORE TEEN CLASSES

AGE CLASS PAGE 15-19 Tennis............................................28 15-19 Lifeguard Training.................... 26 13-15 Camp Cascade........................... 26 13-18 Makos Swim............................... 26 13-18 Swim Class.................................. 25 13-18 Teen Reading............................. 23 13-18 Nature Photography............... 21 13 Hip Hop Dance.......................... 18 13 Folklorico..................................... 18 13 Dodge Ball Skills....................... 18 13-15 Open Gym................................... 11 13-19 Boys & Girls Club....................... 11 13-17 Radio Broadcasting.................. 11 13-18 Softball......................................... 10 13-18 Archery......................................... 10 13-14 Tennis.............................................. 8 13-17 Golf................................................... 7 13-17 Volleyball....................................... 7 13-18 Basketball...................................... 7 13-18 TAAF Swim Team........................ 6 13-18 TAAF Track & Field Team.......... 6 13-18 TAAF Tennis Team....................... 6 13-18 TAAF Golf Team............................ 6

TEEN CHEF

Enjoy cooking independence in this hands on class while learning valuable kitchen techniques and skills.

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 13 - 17 years FEE: $25 Resident $30 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 26 293510.01 Session 2: July 8 - July 31 493510.01

TEEN DIY

Get creative and learn to Do-It-Yourself. Make a variety of awesome and unique projects including screen printing T-shirts, sewing and other creative projects.

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center AGE: 13 - 17 years FEE: $25 Resident $30 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 26 293500.01 Session 2: July 8 - July 31 493500.01


20 NATURE PROGRAMS QUINTA MAZATLAN McAllen Wing of the World Birding Center 600 Sunset Drive in McAllen • 956-681-3370 www.quintamazatlan.com OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. · Thursday Family Nights until dark DIREC TIONS: Take Exp. 83 to 10th St. exit. Travel South on 10th St. Turn East on Sunset (Hotel on corner). Proceed along Sunset to Quinta Mazatlan. Gates with parking out front.

THURSDAY EVENING EXPLORATIONS

Bring the family for an evening of entertainment & education in the park! DATE: Thursdays TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. FEE: General Admission $3 adults, $2 Children & Seniors Admission FREE with membership

JUNE 5 Magic Dork 12 Turtles & Tortoises -Sea Turtle Inc. 19 LIVE Reptile Adventures - Danny Conner 26 Art in Nature JULY 10 Stellaluna! Bats in the Night! 17 Capoeira Brazilian Adventure 24 Primitive Skills 31 We Love Trees with the LORAX AUGUST 7 Wild Cat Trail Walk 14 LIVE ANIMALS - Gladys Porter Zoo 21 Southern Exposures: Youth Nature Photo Contest Awards Ceremony

Program generously sponsored by:

NATURE DISCOVERY CAMP

A unique experience every week! A combination of indoor and outdoor adventure, games, wildlife exploration, scavenger hunts, science and art! ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FEE: $40 Resident / $60 Non-Resident NOTE: Bring a light snack, water, bug spray, hat, sunscreen and wear tennis shoes to camp.

AGES 6-8

Animal Planet Get ready to RUN LIKE A TORTOISE! Explore the special world of reptiles and birds of the forest. Go on a forest adventure, create a nature craft, and visit with a special live animal guest! Session 1: June 10-13 263001.01 Art in the Wild Prepare for an upside-down, inside-out, wacky way to go wild during art-week! Each day children will come home with an art project inspired by our soils, plants, animals and sky! Session 2: July 8-11 263001.02 Outdoor Adventure: Camp Quinta Experience a campground adventure! Learn to set up a campsite and tent, cast a fishing rod, track animals and explore for birds. Session 3: July 29 - Aug 1 263001.03

AGES 9-12

Survival Camp Build your self-confidence by learning to SURVIVE in the great outdoors! Learn to build a primitive hut, use a bow and arrow, explore for geocaches, track animals, and enjoy the great outdoors. Session 1: June 17 - 20 263002.01 Animal Planet II Time for the Animal Olympics! The strongest, sneakiest, cleverest and loudest of our native creatures will compete for the most favorite animal prize! Experience a week full of fun, games, crafts & living creatures! Session 2: July 15 - 18 263002.02 Art in the Wild II With the most clever creatures and features nature has to offer, young artists can go WILD in the forest! Taught by a trained artist, this is perfect for creative minds that love nature and the great outdoors. Session 3: August 5 - 8 263002.03

AGES 12-15

Outdoor Adventure: Camp Kayak Experience a week of fun outdoor sports and exploration. Activities include archery, rock art, arrowheads, geocaching, photography, fishing. Kayaking held at Firemen’s Park. Session 1: June 24 - 27 263003.01 Session 2: July 22 - 25 263003.02

AGES 16-22

Leadership Camp Designed for young adults to learn “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Leaders”. This camp will challenge their personal leadership & team building skills. The camp is a must-have for students focused on their future. Session 1: June 24 - 27 263004.01 Session 2: July 22 - 25 263004.02


NATURE PROGRAMS 21 YOUTH NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

NO FEE TO ENTER & YOU GET A FREE T-SHIRT! CONTEST AGE GROUPS

DIVISION I: 6 - 9 years DIVISION II:10 - 13 years DIVISION III: 14 - 18 years YOUTH NATURE PHOTO WORKSHOPS

Workshops conducted by professional wildlife photographer, Ruth Hoyt DATE: Saturdays, June & July TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 6 - 12 years 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 13 - 18 years FEE: $5 per person, per workshop

June 7 Intro & Basic Nature Photography 6-12 #263101.01 13-18 #263101.02 June 14 Photograph Landscapes & Waterscapes 6-12 #263102.01 13-18 #263102.02 June 28 Photograph Plants & Wildlife 6-12 #263103.01 13-18 #263103.02 July 12 Digital Art & Night Photography 6-12 #263104.01 13-18 #263104.02 July 26 Photo Preparation for Contest Entries 6-12 #263105.01 13-18 #263105.02

Sponsored by the Valley Land Fund through the generous support provided by the Robert L. Townsend Endowment Fund in association with Quinta Mazatlan and City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department.

Space is limited. Advance registration required. Register in person at Quinta Mazatlan or any McAllen Community Center. Register online at www.webtrac.mcallen.net

SPEND YOUR SATURDAYS IN THE PARK! EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK FAMILIES WELCOME!

Explore the wonders of McAllen’s big backyard on a guided walk along a half mile of nature trails surrounding the 1930’s historic mansion. DATE: TIME: FEE:

Saturdays (June - August) 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. $3 adults, $2 Children & Seniors. Admission FREE with membership

FOREST TOTS

Parents and tots explore and play through song, movement, story and trail time. Explore a new theme every week!

DATE: TIME: AGE: FEE:

Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 3-5 years - Preschool $3 adults, $2 Children & Seniors. Admission FREE with membership

June 7 The Trees are Alive with the Sound of Music June 14 Forest Animal Babies! June 21 A Kaleidoscope of Colors June 28 Jump, Wiggle, Squirm, and HOP! Nature Moves July 12 Home Sweet Homes! Look who’s in OUR forest! July 19 Fluffy, Soft, Bumpy, WOWS...Amazing Textures July 26 2-4-6-8! Nature’s Numbers are ALWAYS GREAT! Aug 2 Spy with my Little Eye...FUNNY forest SHAPES!

CONTEST CATEGORIES

Birds, Mammals, Other Wildlife, Connecting People & Nature, Landscapes & Plant Life, Working Ranches & Farms, Water Supports Wildlife, Digital Art

IMPORTANT CONTEST DATES June 1 Contest begins! July 31 Submission Deadline for Photo Contest August 4 Week to Judge August 11 Winner (parents/family) notified August 21 Awards Ceremony at Quinta Mazatlan, Thursday evening at 7 p.m., featuring the winners in a multi-media show under the stars.


22 MUSEUM PROGRAMS Operation Imagination will motivate, engage and activate your child’s imagination in a fun learning environment. The dedicated Education staff has prepared some new adventures in learning to make this summer a wonderful experience for young learners! We have developed up to 3 levels for most classes to make each week unique. Campers are not required to have taken the first levels to participate in the last level classes, they can join the fun at any time. McAllen I.S.D provides an optional breakfast and lunch for all participants. We accept campers at 8:45 a.m. for the morning classes and at 12:45 p.m. for the afternoon classes. FEES AND REGISTRATION

Cost indicated is for one class during a designated session. Cost includes breakfast and lunch for all sessions. Unfortunately, there is no discount available to members of the museum. Register online at webtrac.mcallen.net or in person at any McAllen community center. Registration cannot be processed at IMAS. DATE: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday International Museum of Art & Science, 1900 Nolana Ave. $49 per class per session

TIME CLASS Session 1: June 10 – June 13 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dinosaurs (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. IMonsters (Level 1) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Around the World (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 1) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Young Da Vinci (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Blast Off! (Level 1) Session 2: June 17 – June 20 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Legos (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pirates of the Museum (Level 1) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. League of Explorers (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wacky Science (Level 1) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gamecraft (Level 1) Session 3: June 24 – June 27 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dinosaurs (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dinosaurs (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legos (Level 1) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Legos (Level 1) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Young Da Vinci (Level 2) Session 4: July 8 – July 11 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. IMonsters (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legos (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. League of Explorers (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Blast Off!! (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 2) Session 5: July 15 – July 18 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pirates of the Museum (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wacky Science (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dinosaur (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gamecraft (Level 2) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legos (Level 2) Session 6: July 22 - 25 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. IMonsters (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legos (Level 3) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Around the World (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Legos (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Super Hero Science (Level 3) Session 7: July 29 – August 1 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pirates of the Museum (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dinosaurs (Level 3) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dinosaurs (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Legos (Level 2) 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gamecraft (Level 3) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Young Da Vinci (Level 3)

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Pirates of the Museum (Ages 6-7 ) Ahoy maties! Be ye brave enough t’join a notorious scurvy crew? Pirates will be fully equipped with all pirate essentials: a Jolly Roger flag, a compass, and a personalized pirate hat! We hear there’s even treasure hunting involved in this learning adventure. Levels 1-3 IMonsters (Ages 6-7 ) The International Monsters and Scares University is now enrolling for summer 2014 and we’re looking for the BEST Scarers out there! Join our courses and have a roaring good time training for our Monster Games! Once you graduate, you’ll be hired automatically at the Scare Factory. This class is filled with crafts, games and even some science fun! Levels 1-3 Cretaceous – The Age of Dinosaurs (Ages 6-7 & 8-9 ) Do you have a fascination with dinosaurs? Sign up to learn all about the Cretaceous period, its creatures, plant life and much more. This course will include hands on activities to learn about fossilization, dinosaurs and other animals of the Cretaceous and so much more. Become a paleontologist this summer and join the hunt! Levels 1-3 Around the World in 4 Days (Ages 8-9) Come get your special passport and travel with us around the world in 4 Days! Based on the story by Jules Verne this class is filled with exiting discoveries of cultures. Rebuild the world’s wonders and explore them in an adventure filled with hands on lessons on geography, physics and more! Levels 1 & 2 League of Explorers (Ages 8-9) The hunt has begun! There are several ancient artifacts that have been whispered to be hidden throughout Texas. Join the prestigious League of Explorers and help us uncover these valuable hidden treasures before the gang of unscrupulous tomb raiders use them for personal gain. Levels 1 & 2 Wacky Science (Ages 8-9) Welcome to the class for the mad scientist in you! Come experiment, learn, and maybe cause a few messy mishaps making wacky experiments backed up with science concepts in chemistry, biology, and physics. Don’t worry, the mess stays with us, but the fun will be remembered forever! Levels 1 & 2 Blast Off! (Ages 10-12) Are you ready to blast off and rock-et? Let’s hit the sky and reach for the clouds! Together we will explore how to design your own rockets and test just how high and far they can go. Your goal: Make the best rocket around and be named The Rocket Master! Every day will be a blast as we test the rockets you designed. Levels 1-2 Gamecraft (Ages 10-12) If you enjoy video games and would like to learn what it takes to make one, you must join this class. We will learn about design, art, programming and even the publishing process. The course is filled with fun interesting ways to make your hobby a possible career in the future! Levels 1-3 Young Da Vinci (Ages 10-12) Learn the imaginative ways of the master Leonardo Da Vinci. We will encourage you develop your artist skills and activate the scientific genius in you. Where better than IMAS for a class where art meets science. Come prepared to learn fun techniques in sketching, painting, drawing, physics and biology! Levels 1-3 Lego Adventure (Ages 6-7, 8-9 & 10-12) Build this class with us! We have all the pieces that are needed to make this Lego adventure unforgettable. We will build teams and engage in competitions. In this class we will be using Legos to learn about architecture, physics and even robotics. Every game will involve a different lesson appropriate to each age group and level. Levels 1-3 Super Hero Academy (Ages 6-7, 8-9 & 10-12) What does it mean to be a hero? Select a power and use it at IMAS to become a real hero on this training academy. Future superheroes will be able to understand super-strength, courage, power of flight, speed, sensing danger, the manipulation of gravity, magnets, electricity, sound and basic elements with critical thinking challenges and more!!! Ready to be a Superhero? Levels 1-3* Age 6-7 are not eligible for Level 3


LIBRARY PROGRAMS 23

Summer Reading Program 2014 The whole family is encouraged to join the Summer Reading Program at McAllen Public Library! Keep track of the books you’ve read, attend fun and interesting programs, and win amazing prizes! Register at your favorite MPL branch beginning June 1st. Contact us for more information.

Children’s reading program Fizz, Boom, Read

Ages: Birth - entering 5th grade Registration: June 1st - July 5th Reporting: June 2nd - July 19th Finale party: TBD Fee: FREE

Teen reading program Spark a Reaction!

Ages: Entering 6th grade - 12th grade Registration: June 1st - July 13th Reporting: June 1st - July 27th Finale party (by invitation only): August 3rd Fee: FREE

Main Library 4001 N. 23rd St. • 956.681.3000 Lark branch library 2601 Lark Ave. • 956.681.3100 Palm view branch library 3401 Jordan Ave. • 956.681.3110 Visit us online www.mcallenlibrary.net Join the conversation www.facebook.com/mcallenlibrary www.twitter.com/mcallenlibrary

Adult reading program Literary Elements

Ages: 18+ Registration: June 1st - July 13th Reporting: June 1st - July 27th Fee: FREE


24 LEARN TO SWIM PARENT & BABY INFANT (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.

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 and space is limited. DATE: Tuesday - Friday Session 1: June 3 - June 13 Session 2: June 17 - June 27 Session 3: July 8 - July 18 Session 4: July 22 - August 1 Session 5: August 5 - August 15 FEE: $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

PARENT & BABY TODDLER (18-48 MONTHS) 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. PRE-SCHOOL (4-5 YEARS) Learn basic water adjustment skills with an emphasis on play to prepare children for comfort in the water for Level 1 & 2. It is designed to teach swimmer independence with initial play in the wading pool and progression to the main pool when students are ready.

CAMP CASCADE

Are you ready for a whale of a time? This camp is great for those swimmers who can’t get enough of the water and want game time too! Learn a variety of aquatic activities including canoeing, snorkeling, advanced swimming, diving and water safety skills plus outdoor sports, such as volleyball and much more! PRE-REQUISITE: Swimming ability required. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cascade Pool 8 - 15 years $40 Resident/$52 Non-Resident

McALLEN MAKOS SWIM TEAM

This non-competitive swim team focuses on technique & conditioning. Participants are required to swim 25 yards comfortable and continuously. To determine levels, all new participants must be present on the first day of class. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE: Session 1: Session 2: Session 3:

Monday - Friday 10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Nikki Rowe Natatorium, 2101 N. Ware Rd. 6 - 18 years $30 Residents/$40 Non-Residents June 2 - June 13 243701.01 June 16 - June 27 343701.01 July 7 - July 18 443701.01

SEE PAGE 6 FOR MORE TAAF SPORTS TEAM PROGRAMS

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TAAF SWIM TEAM

Compete in meets against swimmers from across the Rio Grande Valley throughout the summer. Team members must be able to swim 50 yards comfortably and have no fear of the water. Swimmers cannot have participated in U.S. Swim Meets as of January 1, 2014. DATE: TIME:

June 2 - July 30 (Monday-Friday) Beginner 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Intermediate 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Advanced 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Nikki Rowe Natatorium, 2101 N. Ware Rd. AGE: 6 - 18 years FEE: $60 Resident/$75 Non-Resident CLASS# 253004.14 DEADLINE: Register by June 27 to be eligible for state competition.

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. YOUTH LEVEL 1 & 2 (6-13 YEARS) 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. YOUTH LEVEL 3 (6-13 YEARS) Designed to build upon skills learned at Levels 1 & 2. The back crawl will be expanded and the front crawl will be perfected. Students will also learn to tread water. YOUTH LEVEL 4 (6-13 YEARS) Designed to build upon the skills mastered at Level 3. Students develop more endurance to swim greater distances. Breaststroke and sidestroke are also taught. ADULT & TEEN 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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Municipal Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Los Encinos Pool 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.

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PARENT/TODDLER 18-48 MONTHS

Municipal Pool 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. Los Encinos Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

PRE-SCHOOL

Municipal Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 7:50 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. Los Encinos Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 7:50 p.m. - 8:20 p.m.

YOUTH

Municipal Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. 6:15 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. 7:05 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m. Los Encinos Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. 11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 6:15 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. 7:05 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m.

ADULT AND TEEN

Municipal Pool 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m.

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6-13 YEARS 643036-M1 643036-M2 643036-M3 643036-M4 643036-M5 643036-M6

14 & OVER

ADAPTIVE AQUATICS ALL AGES

Boys & Girls Club Pool 8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. 9:20 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.


26 AQUATIC PROGRAMS PUBLIC SWIMMING

Enjoy a refreshing dip in one of McAllen’s public swimming pools. Discount passes available at the Parks and Recreation Administration office

June 3 - August 22 Municipal Swimming Pool DATE: Tuesday - Friday 1:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 1:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $2.50 per person

Los Encinos Swimming Pool DATE: Tuesday - Friday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $1.50 per person

Cascade Swimming Pool DATE: Monday 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday 7:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. FEE: $1.50 per person

August 23 - September 21 Municipal Swimming Pool DATE: Saturday & Sunday TIME: 1:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $2.50 per person

Los Encinos Swimming Pool DATE: Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $1.50 per person

September 22 - September 28 Municipal Swimming Pool DATE: Saturday & Sunday 1:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $2.50 per person

POOL RULES All swimmers must wear appropriate swim attire: No cut offs, gym shorts or leotards. Board shorts with drawstrings are allowed. Swim diapers 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.

View current public swim, lap swim and water aerobics schedules online at http://www.mcallen.net/parks-recreation. LAP SWIMMING

Available for those who want to exercise and swim at their own pace. Discount passes available at pool locations.

June 3 – August 3 Boys Club Pool, 617 S. 27th Street DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 5:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. FEE: $1.00 per person

Municipal Pool, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. DATE: Tuesday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. FEE: $1.00 per person

Nikki Rowe Natatorium, 2101 N. Ware Rd. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. FEE: $1.00 per person

WATER AEROBICS

This program will consist of light warm-up exercises in shallow water, working up to more vigorous aerobic actions. Ability to swim is not required.

June 3 – August 22 Cascade Pool, 1000 Bales Rd. DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. FEE: $1.00 per person

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

Interested in a great job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? 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. Parent/Guardian signature required at time of registration for participants age 17 and under. PREREQUISITE: Participant must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, complete a timed retrieval of a 10lb object from a depth of 6 ft., tread water with no hands for 2 minutes in deep water. DATE:

Thursday & Friday 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Boys Club Pool AGE: 15 years & Up FEE: $100 ($50 NON-REFUNDABLE)* *In the event a participant fails to complete the prerequisite test, he/she may request a refund of half the registration fee or request to transfer to a later training course date. Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Session 4:

May 1- May 4 May 8 - May 11 May 15 - May 18 May 29 - June 1

247100.01 247100.02 247100.03 247100.04


AQUATIC EVENTS 27

Spend your July 4th at the pool! Fun for everyone includes games, contests, crafts, music and more! DATE: Friday, July 4 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Pool 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: $2.50 per person Experience a fun twist to public with games, contests, prizes, crafts, music & fun! DATE: Friday, June 27 Friday, July 25 TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Pool, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: $2.50 per person

Saturday August 23 8:00 p.m.

Municipal Pool,

1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd

$2.50 pool entry fee per person

It’s a fun swim party for your and your dog! Bring your pooch and favorite toys for a dip in the pool. Proof of current vaccinations required for entry. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Saturday, September 27 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Los Encinos Pool, 3300 Sarah Ave. $1.50 per dog (2 dogs max per owner)


28 ADULT PROGRAMS ADULT ATHLETIC LEAGUES

The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department athletic leagues play under the rules and regulations of the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) and the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF). For more information contact Victor Ayala, Superintendent of Athletics.

LEAGUE REGISTRATION

Registration is accepted in person on a first-come, first-serve basis May 19 - May 23 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Palm View Community Center located at 3401 Jordan Rd. Softball registration will take place on the corresponding day of play (i.e.Co-Rec leagues, register on Monday, Tuesday leagues register on Tuesday, etc.)

CO-ED ADULT KICKBALL AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day of play DATE: June 4 - August 6 PLACE: Los Encinos Park FEE: $225 per team MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Wednesday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.

CO-ED ADULT INDOOR VOLLEYBALL AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day of play DATE: June 5 - August 14 PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: $230

ADULT GOLF LESSONS

Beginner and Intermediate lessons will provide an intro to the fundamentals of golf. Clubs are provided if you don’t have your own. Collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required.

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Golf Course - 2701 S. Ware Road FEE: $60 Resident / $78 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 26 257500.01 Session 2: July 8 - July 31 257500.02

ADULT TENNIS INSTRUCTION

Classes introduce the beginner player to funfilled court action and prepare the advanced player for match play. This program will provide instruction in forehand, backhand and serving. Classes will progress to rally, basic court position play and court strategy.

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts AGE: 15 & up FEE: $60 Resident / $78 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 26 257701.01 Session 2: July 8 - July 31 257701.02

McALLEN OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Tennis players are invited to participate in one of the Valley’s most established tournaments. The McAllen Open is a nonsanctioned U.S.T.A. event. U.S.T.A. age divisions and regulations apply. Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in each division.

DATE: June 27 - June 29 PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts FEE: Singles $15 & Doubles $20 REGISTER: April 28th-June 20th Official registration can be made online through USTA or at any local community center.

COMPUTER CLASSES

Become computer literate with our stepbystep computer classes. Participants will become more comfortable with basic Microsoft Applications and Social Media.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center $15 Resident / $20 Non-Resident

Session I: June 2- June 27 Session II: July 7 - Aug 1

277500.01 477500.01

MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Wednesday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.

ADULT CO-ED DODGEBALL AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day of play DATE: June 2 - August 8 PLACE: Westside Park FEE: $350 MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Thursday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m.

ADULT SOFTBALL Men’s B, C, D, E, Co-Ed

AGE: DATE: PLACE: FEE:

No younger than 18 as of the first day of play June 2 - August 8 Westside Park $350

MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Thursday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m.

ADULT BASKETBALL Men’s Competitive & Men’s 6ft & Under

AGE: DATE: PLACE: FEE:

No younger than 18 as of the first day of play June 3 - August 5 Lark & Palm View Community Centers $275

MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Lark Community Center on Tuesday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Monica Uribe, Agent 501 N. Alamo Rd, Ste. B Alamo, TX 78516 Bus: 956-782-0700 monica.uribe.ubu7@statefarm.com

State Farm® has a long tradition of being there. That's one reason why I'm proud to support McAllen's Summer Activities.


SENIOR PROGRAMS 29 HEALTH & FITNESS SENIOR ZUMBA

A great way to have fun and stay in shape. Low impact movements to get your heart pumping. DATE: Monday & Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

WALKING CLUB

Walk indoors around the gym, outdoors around the building or in the park. Stay in shape while having fun getting fit. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center DATE: Monday TIME: 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

YOGA

Learn relaxation techniques which include centering and breathing to find inner peace to release stress, tension and anxiety. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

SENIOR STRETCH

Stay flexible and limber for many years to come with 30 minutes of stretching and light movement with hand weights. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

DANCE FITNESS

Low impact and self paced exercise to your favorite music including Tejano, Salsa and Rock-N-Roll. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

ARTS & CRAFTS

SENIOR CROCHET DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center CERAMICS Select your piece from designs and create a unique gift or piece of home dĂŠcor. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center FEE: Cost for materials DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: Cost of materials CINE DE LARK FILMS DATE: 2nd & 4th Friday of the month TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center CONJUNTO LAS PALMAS DATE: Thursdays TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center SENIOR KEYBOARDING DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center ARTS & CRAFTS DATE: Wednesdays TIME: 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

SENIOR AEROBICS

DRAWING & PAINTING Everything you know about drawing and painting will be enhanced and nurtured to produce wonderful artwork.

STRETCH & FIT

DATE: Monday, Wednesday & Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: Cost of materials

Increase mobility & flexibility DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center Increase mobility & flexibility DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 12:35 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

GOLDEN LARKS DATE: Tuesdays TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

INTERNATIONAL/LINE DANCE DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

SPORTS & GAMES

BILLIARDS For fun or competition, relax & play all variations of pool. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center BINGO/CHALUPA DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center DATE: Thursdays TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center BOARD & CARD GAMES DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center Palm View Community Center BRIDGE DATE: Monday & Friday TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center DOMINOES DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center Las Palmas Community Center POKER & CARD GAMES DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center


30 FALL YOUTH EVENING PROGRAMS PROGRAM Peewee Cooks

PLACE PVCC

DAY M&W

Soccer Skills

PVCC

M&W

Science Funomenon PVCC

M&W

Twinkle Toes (Ballet) PVCC

M&W

Mini Masterpieces

PVCC

T & TH T & TH

Matcercise

PVCC

T & TH

Hoop Starz

LCC

M&W

Painting & Drawing LCC

M&W

Cheer

LCC

M&W

Ballet

LCC

T & TH

Get Fit Wii

LCC

T & TH

Soccer Skills

LCC

M&W

Acoustic Guitar Tumbling

LPCC LPCC

M&W T &TH

Hands on Art Folklorico

LPCC LPCC

M&W T & TH

Just Dance

LPCC

M&W M&W

Ballet

LPCC

M&W

AGE 5-6 7 - 10 5-6 7-8 5-6 7-9 2 years 3-4 5-6 2 years 3-4 5-6 7 - 10 3-4 5-6 7-9 3-4 5-7 8 - 10 3-4 5-7 8 - 10 3-4 5-7 8 - 10 2 years 3-4 5-6 7 & Up 5-6 7 & Up 3-4 5-7 8 - 10 7 - 12 3-6 7 - 12 3-6 3-4 5-6 7 - 13 3-6 7 - 13 3-4 5-6

TIME FEE SESSION 1 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773320.01 6:35 - 7:20 p.m. R $23 NR $28 773321.01 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773761.01 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. R $23 NR $28 773762.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773510.01 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. R $23 NR $28 773511.01 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773160.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773162.01 7:15 - 7:45 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773163.01 6:05 - 6:35 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773161.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773300.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773301.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. R $23 NR $28 773302.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773600.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $18 NR $23 773601.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. R $23 NR $28 773602.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783750.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783751.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783752.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783310.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783311.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783312.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783200.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783201.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783202.01 5:25 - 5:55 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783160.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783162.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783163.01 7:10 -7:55 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783164.01 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783740.01 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783741.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783710.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 783711.01 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 783712.01 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 793320.01 6:55 - 7:25 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793601.01 6:05 - 6:50 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 793602.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793300.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793140.01 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793141.01 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 793142.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793171.01 6:35 - 7:20 p.m. $23 R/$28 NR 793172.01 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793162.01 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. $18 R/$23 NR 793163.01

LEARN TO SWIM SCHEDULE

SESSION 2 773320.02 773321.02 773761.02 773762.02 773510.02 773511.02 773160.02 773162.02 773163.02 773161.02 773300.02 773301.02 773302.02 773600.02 773601.02 773602.02 783750.02 783751.02 783752.02 783310.02 783311.02 783312.02 783200.02 783201.02 783202.02 783160.02 783162.02 783163.02 783164.02 783740.02 783741.02 783710.02 783711.02 783712.02 793320.02 793601.02 793622.02 793300.02 793140.02 793141.02 793142.02 793171.02 793172.02 793162.02 793163.02

DATE: Tuesday - Friday Session 1: September 2 - 12 Session 2: September 16 - 26

PLACE: Municipal Pool 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd FEE: $30 Resident $40 Non-Resident

PARENT & INFANT SESSION 1 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 743011.01

SESSION 2 743012.01

PARENT & TODDLER SESSION 1 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 743011.02

SESSION 2 743012.02

YOUTH SESSION 1 6:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m. 743031.01 7:20 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 743031.02

SESSION 2 743032.01 743032.02

PRE-SCHOOL SESSION 1 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 743021.01 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 743021.01

SESSION 2 743022.02 743022.02

ADULT & TEEN 7:20 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 747041.01

747042.01

CLASS DATES

Session 1 Session 2

September 9 - October 10 October 14 - November 21* *NO CLASS HELD OCT. 28 - 31

CLASS LOCATIONS

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

CLASS FEES

30 minute AGE 2 - 6 $18 Resident/ $23 Non-Resident 45 minute AGE 7 & Up $23 Resident/ $28 Non-Resident

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Acoustic Guitar - Learn proper techniques to play, including strumming and chords. Acoustic guitar required. Ballet - Introduction to the graceful art form of ballet. Learn positions, balance and coordination. Cheer - Introduction to cheer skills and techniques. Include cheer, jumps and dances. Get Fit with Wii - Get your heart and body in shape with fun exercise using music as motivation! Enjoy an intro to dance steps with a variety of music! Folklorico - Learn the many different styles of traditional Mexican dance and choreography. Football Skills - Learn basic football skills including throwing, kicking, blocking and punting. Hands on Art - Get creative and get your hands busy with paint, glitter and glue and create fun seasonal crafts. Hoop Starz - Intro to basketball skills. Learn the fundamental form of dribbling, passing, and shooting Just Dance - It’s a mix of a little Hip Hop, Jazz and Free Style dance techniques. Matcercise - Learn basic tumbling skills from forward rolls, tiny toe touches and proper stretching. Mini Masterpieces - Work with a variety of materials from paint to beads and create your own art by hand. Painting & Drawing - Use a variety of art media to create your very own masterpiece. Learn basic perspectives of color and dimension. Soccer Skills - Basic introduction to skills and techniques including running, dribbling and kicking. Tennis shoes required. Activity takes place indoors and outdoors. Tumbling - Learn basic tumbling skills from forward rolls, cartwheels and basic back handsprings.


31 YOUTH Camps FALL SPECIAL EVENTS

Experience a unique date night or get together with your favorite group of friends. Pack a picnic and enjoy a movie under the stars. Adults age 21 & over. Saturday, September 13 Movie starts at 8:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Road For more information contact (956) 681-3360

Saturday, October 18 7:30 p.m. Westside Park Costumes Welcome Spooky Suprises Family Fun

Thursday, October 31 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. Municipal Park & Pool 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. MUNICIPAL PARK & POOL 1921 N. BICENTENNIAL BLVD.

Fun for everyone! Halloween festival includes candy, games, arts & crafts, activities, contests, music and a haunted house. Experience the unique canoe tours through the haunted pool, if you dare! Small admission fee may apply for some activities.

A truly unique experience for Mom to spend some quality time together with her son. Enjoy a delicious dinner, archery, medieval theme games & more! DATE: Saturday, November 8 TIME: 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center AGE: 4 years & Up FEE: $40 per Mother & Son Pair plus $10 per each additional son

SET A NEW PERSONAL RECORD ON OUR BOSTON-CERTIFIED, FUN, FLAT & FAST COURSE!


GENERAL INFO CITY OF McALLEN ELECTED OFFICIALS

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 Quinta Mazatlan Nature Center - 600 Sunset Drive....... (956) 681-3370 McAllen Memorial Library - 4100 N. 23rd St..................(956) 681-3000 Palm View Golf Course - 2701 S. Ware Rd.......................(956) 681-3444 Town Lake at Firemen’s Park - 201 N. 1st St....................(956) 681-3382

Jim Darling MAYOR

Hilda Salinas MAYOR PRO-TEM COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 3

Aida Ramirez MAYOR PRO-TEM COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4

McAllen Youth Soccer Association - 4313 N. 10th St.......(956) 631-0431 McAllen Chamber of Commerce -1200 Ash Ave..............(956) 682-2871 McAllen I.S.D - 2000 N. 23rd St.......................................(956) 618-6000 Metro McAllen - 1501 W. Highway 83............................(956) 681-3500 McAllen City Hall - 1300 Houston Ave............................(956) 681-1000 McAllen Boys & Girls Clubs Othal E. Brand Center - 2620 W. Galveston Ave................(956) 682-3581 Glen E. & Rita K. Roney Center - 4501 N. 34th St............(956) 687-3910 McAllen Convention Center............................................(956) 681-3800 700 Convention Center Blvd. International Museum of Arts & Science........................(956) 682-1564 1900 Nolana Ave.

Scott Crane

Trey Pebley

John Ingram

Veronica Whitacre

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 2

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5

COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 6

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Brian Lewis, Chair Cesar Aguirre Alfredo Alvarado Dora Brown Chris Henderson

Troy Gearhart Raymond Moreno Shannon Ortiz Ronnie Ozuna Daniel Santos

RECREATION Superintendent of Recreation, Rick Krauss Superintendent of Athletics, Victor Ayala Superintendent of Aquatics, Ana Romero Marketing & Events Coordinator, Leslie A. Howland OPERATIONS Horticulture Manager, Brad Bentsen Park Manager, Jesse Ybarra Water Manager, Robert Duran Building Maintenance Manager, Richard Martinez

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

Floyd Seale Robert Swanson Mark Wilkins Luis Vela Joaquin Zamora

PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT STAFF ADMINISTRATION Director, Sally Gavlik Deputy Director, Mike Hernandez Deputy Director, Dave Melaas Management Assistant, Shane Stockton Supervisor of Accounts, Gracie Garza

AQUATIC FACILITIES

LARK COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Denny A. Meline Supervisor of Recreation, Jesus Franco Supervisor of Recreation, Megan Gerling LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Sarai Garcia Supervisor of Recreation, Olaak Vargas PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Samm Mercado Supervisor of Recreation, Ilea O’Donnell Supervisor of Recreation, Kori Waters QUINTA MAZATLAN Manager, Colleen Hook Supervisor of Recreation, Tiffany Kersten Supervisor of Recreation, Carol Goolsby

Cascade Pool - 1000 Bales Rd.........................................(956) 681-3385

PAVILION, POOL & CENTER RENTALS

Reserve a park pavilion, pool or community center for your next special event! Perfect for birthday parties, family reunions, weddings, anniversaries and baby showers. Reservations are accepted in person during regular business hours at the following locations: - Lark Community Center (956) 681-3340 - Las Palmas Community Center (956) 681-3350 - Palm View Community Center (956) 681-3360 SEE PAGE 2 FOR ADDRESS AND BUSINESS HOURS. Utility bill is required to show proof of McAllen residency. Rental fee and deposit must be paid in full at time of reservation. For more information on pricing and availability of dates please contact your nearest community center. Information can also be found online at www.mcallen.net.

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McFun Activity Guide Summer 2014