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McALLEN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT REGISTRATION POLICIES

DIRECTORY OFFICES & SITES

REGISTRATION Walk-in registration will be taken on a first come, first served basis, pending space availability. Register in person at Las Palmas Community Center (1921 N. 25th St.), Lark Community Center (2601 Lark Ave.) and Palm View Community Center (3401 Jordan Rd.) during normal business hours. Walk-in registration is not accepted at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office located on Ware Road. Advance Registration Required. We accept cash, check, Visa or Mastercard. Register online at https:// webtrac.mcallen.net. Visa and Mastercard are accepted forms of payment online. A $20 service charge will be assessed for all returned checks, and students will be removed from classes until finances are settled. REFUNDS AND TRANSFERS 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. Requests for transfers and refunds must be in writing. Some of our programs, such as Adult Leagues 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. Refunds will take 30 to 60 days to process.

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.

McAllen Parks & Recreation Department 1000 S. Ware Road (956) 681-3333 Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Avenue

(956) 681-3340

Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th Street

(956) 681-3350

Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Road

(956) 681-3360

Quinta Mazatlan Nature Center 600 Sunset Drive

(956) 681-3370

McAllen Convention Center 700 Convention Center Blvd.

(956) 681-3800

International Museum of Arts & Science 1900 Nolana (956) 682-1564 McAllen Memorial Library 4100 N. 23rd Street

(956) 681-3000

Palm View Golf Course 2701 S. Ware Road

(956) 681-3444

McAllen Boys & Girls Clubs 2620 W. Galveston Avenue 4501 N. 34th Street

(956) 682-3581 (956) 687-3910

McAllen Youth Soccer Association 4313 N. 10th Avenue (956) 631-0431

CITY OF McALLEN ELECTED OFFICIALS 2012-2013 Richard Cortez, Mayor Hilda Salinas , Mayor Pro-Tem & Commissioner District 3 Aida Ramirez, Mayor Pro-Tem & Commissioner District 4 Scott Crane, Commissioner District 1 John Ingram, Commissioner District 5 Marcus Barrera, Commissioner District 2 Jim Darling, Commissioner District 6

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Brian Lewis, Chair Joe Brown, Vice Chair

Alfredo Alvarado Rolando Ayala Joe (Jose G) Gonzalez Kay Jancik

Raymond Moreno Shannon Ortiz Donna Rodriguez Armando Salinas

Floyd Seale Morgan Talbot Mark Wilkins Joaquin Zamora

PARKS AND RECREATION STAFF ADMINISTRATION Director, Sally Gavlik Management Assistant, Shane Stockton Supervisor of Accounts, Gracie Garza RECREATION Deputy Director, Mike Hernandez Superintendent of Recreation, Rick Krauss Superintendent of Athletics, Victor Ayala Superintendent of Aquatics, Ana Romero Marketing & Events Coordinator, Leslie A. Howland

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OPERATIONS Deputy Director, Dave Melaas Horticulture Manager, Brad Bentsen Park Manager, Jesse Ybarra Water Manager, Robert Duran Superintendent of Building Maintenance, Richard Martinez

LARK COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Denny A. Meline Supervisor of Recreation, Jesus Franco LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Samm Mercado Supervisor of Recreation, Assalia Belmares PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER Manager, Sarai Garcia Supervisor of Recreation, Wayne Carter Supervisor of Recreation, Kori Waters QUINTA MAZATLAN Manager, Colleen Hook Supervisor of Recreation, Christine Williams Supervisor of Recreation, Carol Goolsby

McAllen Chamber of Commerce 1200 Ash Avenue

(956) 682-2871

McAllen Independent School District 2000 N. 23rd Street (956) 618-6000 Metro McAllen 1501 W. Highway 83

(956) 681-3500

McAllen City Hall 1300 Houston

(956) 681-1000

AQUATIC FACILITIES Municipal Pool 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd

(956) 681-3387

Boys Club Municipal Pool 617 S. 27th Street

(956) 681-3386

Los Encinos Pool 3300 Sarah Avenue

(956) 681-3384

Cascade Pool 1000 Bales Road

(956) 681-3385

McFUN BUS TRANSPORTATION

Summer 2013 program participants will be able to travel to recreation sites and swimming pools using Metro McAllen. Participants age 17 years and younger can ride the buses at NO CHARGE using the McFun Fare Bus Pass, if they are enrolled in any McAllen Parks and Recreation Program. Check the bus routes for locations and times. Follows regular bus routes. Passes will be issued upon request, at the time of registration.


LITTLE MISS FOURTH OF JULY PAGEANT Participants will be judged on an interview, talent and modeling western wear. Register in person at Palm View Community Center through Wednesday, June 5. Participants must provide proof of age (birth certificate) when registering. For more information, please contact (956) 681-3360.

PLACE: Palm View Community Center DATE: Saturday, June 8 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. AGES: 5 & 6 years (as of July 1, 2013) FEE: $20 CLASS#: 310046.13

PATRIOTIC PROGRAM

PLACE: Main Street (from Houston Ave. to Cedar St.) DATE: Thursday, July 4 TIME: 8:00 a.m.

MAIN STREET PARADE Celebrate America’s Independence during the 85th Annual Main Street Parade. Patriotic groups, marching bands, entertainers, businesses, civic clubs and organizations are encouraged to be a part of the parade. For more information call (956) 681-3333.

PLACE: Main Street (from Houston Ave. to Cedar St.) DATE: Thursday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 a.m.

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.

PLACE: Archer Park, 101 N. Main St. DATE: Thursday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AQUATICA SPLASH BASH Spend your July 4th at the pool! Fun for everyone includes games, contests, crafts, music and more!

DATE: Thursday, 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.

PLACE: Municipal Park, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. DATE: Thursday, July 4 TIME: 9:00 p.m. (approximate)

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Explore the wild world of reptiles with Danny Conner. Witness an explosive live show featuring snakes, lizards, alligators, and giant snapping turles! Arrive early and take a walk in the woods. DATE: Thursday, June 6 TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. FEE $2 Adults, $1 Children & Seniors FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT (956) 681-3370.

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Do you like to draw? Get your own sidewalk block and let your creativity run wild! Perfect family activity for beginner and advance drawing skills. DATE: Saturday, August 10 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Rd. FEE $3 per sidewalk block FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT (956) 681-3360.

We’re all in this together. State Farm® has a long tradition of being there. That’s one reason why I’m proud to support McAllen Parks and Recreation.

Get to a better State®.

Monica Uribe, Agent 501 N. Rudy Villarreal Alamo, TX 78516 Bus: 956-782-0700 www.monicamyvalleyagent.com


MOVIES IN THE PARK

SPONSORED BY:

DATE: Saturdays (June - July) NEW LOCATION: Westside Park Softball Complex · 1000 S. Ware Rd. TIME: Park opens at 7:00 p.m. · Movie begins at 8:30 p.m. Enjoy your favorite big screen flicks on Maximus, our giant inflatable movie screen. Pack a chair or blanket and bring your entire family for some fun! Come early and enjoy activities by our sponsors. Concessions available for purchase on-site. JUNE 1 WRECK IT RALPH

Wreck-It Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game’s perfect good guy. He sneaks into a game to win a medal, but soon wrecks everything, and accidentally unleashes a deadly enemy that threatens every game in the arcade. Animated Feature. Voices by: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch. Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Rich Moore. Rated PG; 101 minutes; 2012

JUNE 8 THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. In his journey to put the pieces of his past together he uncovers a secret that his father held … a secret that will shape his destiny. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans. Columbia Pictures; Directed by Marc Webb. Rated PG-13; 136 minutes; 2012

JUNE 15 WE BOUGHT A ZOO

This amazing and true story about a single dad who moves his family to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of staff, and with many misadventures, the family works to return the zoo to its former wonder and glory. Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Colin Ford. 20th Century Fox; Directed by Cameron Crowe; Rated PG; 124 minutes

JUNE 22 HERE COMES THE BOOM

Former collegiate wrestler, Scott Voss is now a 42-yearold, biology teacher. When cutbacks threaten the school’s music program he dusts off his long-unused wrestling skills and earns money for the program as a mixed martial arts fighter. Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler. Columbia Pictures; Directed by Frank Coraci. Rated PG; 105 minutes; 2012

JUNE 29 HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA

JULY 13 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS OF SUMMER

Greg hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club, which fails to keep him away from the season’s dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong. Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn. 20th Century Fox; Directed by David Bowers. Rated PG; 94 minutes;201

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, a resort for where monsters and their families live it up. Their world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel. Animated Feature. Voices by: Adam Sandler, Andy Samburg, Selena Gomez. Columbia Pictures; Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Rated PG; 91 minutes; 2012

JULY 20 BRAVE

JULY 6 RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

JULY 27 MADAGASCAR 3

When an evil spirit lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world. Animated Feature.Voices by: Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine. Walt Disney Pictures/Dreamworks Animation; Directed by Peter Ramsey. Rated PG; 97 minutes; 2012

Princess Merida is determined to carve her own path in life. She defies an age-old custom sacred to the lords of the land. Her actions unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom. Animated Feature. Voices by: Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin McKidd. Walt Disney/Pixar Animation; Directed by Mark Andrews. Rated PG; 100 minutes; 2012

Alex, Marty, Gloria, and Melman are still fighting to get home. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style. Animated Feature. Voices by: Ben Stiller, Frances McDormand, David Schwimmer. DreamWorks Animation; Directed by Eric Darnell. Rated PG; 93 minutes; 2012

DIVE IN MOVIE: AUG 3 THE AVENGERS

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth. Walt Disney Pictures; Directed by Joss Whedon. Rated PG-13; 143 minutes; 2012 LOS ENCINOS POOL 3300 Sarah Ave. (near S. Ware & Military Hwy) $2.00 public swim fee per person Pool opens at 6:00 p.m. Movie begins at 8:00 p.m.

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YOUTH SPORTS VOLLEYBALL CAMP

PROUD SPONSOR OF McALLEN PARKS AND RECREATION SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS.

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, 1921 N. Bicentennial 6 - 12 years $40 Resident/ $52 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 14 Session 2: June 17 - June 28 Session 3: July 8 - July 19 Session 4: July 22 - August 2

CLASS# 351810.01 CLASS# 451810.01 CLASS# 551810.01 CLASS# 651810.01

YOUTH FOOTBALL SKILLS CAMP

Calling all future Pro Bowlers! This non-contact 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: August 5 - August 9 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: TBA AGE: 5 - 12 years FEE: $40 Residents / $52 Non-Residents CLASS#350962.13

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. DATES: TIME: PLACE: AGES: FEE:

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Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Palm View Golf Course, 2701 S. Ware Road 7 - 17 years $50 Resident / $65 Non-Resident Session 1: June 3 - June 14 Session 2: June 17 - June 28 Session 3: July 8 - July 19 Session 4: July 22 - August 2

CLASS#: 350636.L1 CLASS#: 350636.L2 CLASS#: 350636.L3 CLASS#: 350636.L4

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.

WEEKDAY SKILLS & DRILLS

DATE: Monday & Wednesday TIME: 7-10 years 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 11 & Up 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. FEE: $30 per person 7-10 years Session 1: June 3 - 12 382014.01 Session 2: June 17 - 26 482014.01 Session 3: August 19 - 28 582014.01

11 & Up 382014.02 482014.02 582014.02

WEEKEND SKILLS & DRILLS

CLASS# 382007.01 CLASS# 382007.02

YOUTH OPEN GYM

Here’s a chance to shoot some hoops and play basketball with your friends. DATE: PLACE: AGE:

Monday & Wednesday* Saturday* Lark Community Center 17 & Under

Can you feel the Venom? Get ready for a week of great fun and basketball instruction provided by members of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers basketball team and coaching staff.  Learn basketball fundamentals, plus tips and techniques from the pros.  The Vipers mascot, Fang, will make a special appearance for photos and each player will also receive a Jr. Viper’s Camp T-shirt, basketball and vouchers for two tickets to a Vipers basketball game. DATE: August 12 - 15 (Monday - Thursday) TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: TBA AGE: 6 - 13 years CLASS# 670985.01 FEE: $79 per person

BASKETBALL CAMP OF CHAMPS

DATE: Saturday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 1602 Lark Ave. AGE: 7 & Up FEE: $30 per session Session 1: June 8 “Libero/Spike” Session 2: June 29 “All Skills”

VIPERS YOUTH BASKETBALL CAMP

5:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. *When Available

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: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

June 17 - June 21 (Monday - Friday) 7 - 12 years 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CLASS# 350236.13 13-18 years 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. CLASS# 350247.13 Nikki Rowe High School, 2101 N. Ware Rd. $50 early registration / $60 late registration

Early Registration: Deadline is Friday, June 14. Late Registration: Accepted the first day of camp on June 17. (8:00 a.m. for the morning session & 1:00 p.m. for the afternoon session.


YOUTH ADULT SPORTS T.A.A.F. PROGRAMS

McAllen Parks and Recreation is proud to offer Texas Amateur Athletics Federation (T.A.A.F.) programs. Youth 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 2013 Games of Texas will be held July 25–28 in Corpus Christi, TX. 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.

TEAM GOLF

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 3rd.

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

June 3 - July 26 (Monday - Friday) 4:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Palm View Golf Course 2699 S. Ware Road 7 - 18 years 350646.13 $80 Resident /$104 Non-Resident

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.

TEAM TENNIS

Improve your stroke, game strategy and play while competing in tournaments against other tennis players from across the Rio Grande Valley throughout the summer.

DATE: June 3- July 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2101 La Vista AGE: 6 - 18 years CLASS# 350766.13 FEES: $80 Resident /$104 Non-Resident Includes membership in USTA and T.A.A.F., plus entry into the McAllen Open. Participants who qualify for advanced competition are responsible for their own travel expenses.

TRACK & FIELD

T.A.A.F. PARENT MEETINGS:

DATE: May 20 - July 26 (Monday-Friday) TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Nikki Rowe High School, 2101 N. Ware Rd. AGE: 5 - 18 years CLASS# 350506.13 FEE: $60 Resident /$78 Non-Resident

PARENT INFORMATIONAL MEETING DATE: Thursday, June 6 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

Under the direction of Coach Tony Trejo, improve your track and field techniques and compete against participants from across the Rio Grande Valley.

Includes T.A.A.F. membership, insurance and t-shirt. Registration fee does not include individual meet entry fees or uniform. Participants who qualify for advanced competition are responsible for their own travel expenses. TRACK MEET SCHEDULE June 07 Mercedes High School June 14 PSJA Memorial High School June 21 Rio Grande City Joe Sanchez Stadium June 28 Weslaco Bobby Lackey Stadium July 05 PSJA Stadium July 12 &13 TAAF Region 2 Track & Field Meet McAllen Veterans Memorial Stadium July 25 - 28 TAAF Games of Texas - Corpus Christi GROUPS AGES DATE OF BIRTH Tiny Tots 4 & Under Do Not Qualify Pee Wee 8 & Under 2005 & After Bantam 9 & 10 2003-2004 Midget 11 & 12 2001-2002 Juniors 13 & 14 1999-2000 Intermediate 15 & 16 1997-1998 Seniors 17 & 18 1995-1996* *Graduating seniors and high school participants who have not competed at the college level in any track and field competition.

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.

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 2013 TAAF Games of Texas will be held Thursday – Sunday, July 25 - 28 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

NOTE: The minimum age to travel with Team McAllen is 8 years of age. Additional costs will apply for non-resident athletes. GAMES OF TEXAS PARENT MEETING DATE: Thursday, July 18 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

PROUD SPONSOR OF THE McALLEN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT T.A.A.F. TEAMS

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, 2013.

DATES: June 3 - July 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 9:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Intermediate) 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Beginner) 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Advanced) PLACE: Boys Club Pool, 617 S. 27th Street AGE: 6 - 18 years CLASS# 340966.13 FEE: $60 Residents /$78 Non-Residents SWIM MEET SCHEDULE June 15 Edinburg June 22 McAllen June 29 Pharr July 13 TAAF Region 2 Meet - Brownsville July 25 - 28 TAAF Games of Texas - Corpus Christi

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YOUTH SPORTS YOUTH 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 serving. 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: June 3 - June 14 Session 2: June 17 - June 27* Session 3: July 8 - July 19 Session 4: July 22 - August 2

PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2101 La Vista FEE: Morning Class $40 Residents / $52 Non-Residents Evening Class $35 Residents / $46 Non-Residents *No class during McAllen Open on Friday, June 28

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Session 1 MORNINGS (Monday - Friday) CLASS 1: 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Tiny Tots (Ages 4 - 6) 350713.L1 Youth 1 (Ages 7 - 10) 350724.L1 Youth 2 (Ages 11 - 14) 350735.L1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

450713.L1 450724.L1 450735.L1

550713.L1 550724.L1 550735.L1

650713.L1

CLASS 2: 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

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

350713.L2 350724.L2 350735.L2

450713.L2 450724.L2 450735.L2

550713.L2 550724.L2 550735.L2

650713.L2

EVENINGS (Monday - Thursday) CLASS 3: 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m.

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

350713.L3 350724.L3 350735.L3

450713.L3 450724.L3 450735.L3

550713.L3 550724.L3 550735.L3

650713.L3

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)

350713.L4 350724.L4 350735.L4

450713.L4 450724.L4 450735.L4

550713.L4 550724.L4 550735.L4

650713.L4


ADULT SPORTS ADULT GOLF LESSONS

Beginner and Intermediate lessons will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of golf. Instruction will cover stance, grip, etiquette and rules as well as driving, putting and chipping. Clubs are provided if you don’t have your own. Collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday & Thursday 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Palm View Golf Course - 2701 S. Ware Road $60 Resident / $78 Non-Resident Session 1: June 4 - 27 CLASS# 350628.K1 Session 2: July 9 - August 1 CLASS# 350628.K2

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. Age groups may be combined depending on the number of registered participants.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Tuesday & Thursday 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2101 La Vista Ave. 15 & up $35 Resident / $46 Non-Resident Session 1: June 4 - 15 Session 2: June 18 - 29 Session 3: July 9 - 20 Session 4: July 23 - Aug. 3

CLASS# 350758.K1 CLASS# 450758.K1 CLASS# 550758.K1 CLASS# 650758.K1

McALLEN OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT

Participate in one of the Rio Grande Valley’s most established tournaments. U.S.T.A. age divisions and regulations apply. Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place finishers in each division. Non-sanctioned tournament. DATE: June 28 - 30 (Friday - Sunday) PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2101 La Vista FEE: $15 Singles $20 Doubles REGISTER: April 29 - June 24 CLASS# 351700 Registration available online at USTA website until 6/21/13 or in person at any McAllen Community Center by 6/24/13.

VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

Practice your bump, set and spike skills against others while playing in a friendly game of indoor volleyball. DATE: Monday* *Please call to check special event schedule. TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: $1.00 per visit

BASKETBALL OPEN GYM

DATE: PLACE: FEE:

Wednesday* 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday* 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center $1.00 per visit

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Saturday* 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $1.00 per visit *Please call to check special event schedule.

Follow the sun and join the “coolest” 5Ks in the Valley. The first 150 registered participants in each race will receive an event t-shirt. Refreshments available after each race. Custom medals awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers in 8 age groups. Participants running in all 4 events will compete for the overall series award to be presented following the final race.

RACE

DATE

PLACE

Sunriser June 8 Los Encinos Park Sunscorcher June 29 Quinta Mazatlan Sunsetter July 20 Palm View Golf Course Moonriser August 10 Westside Park Sunchaser Series (all 4 races)

TIME

CLASS#

8:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

350513.R1 350513.S1 350513.T1 350513.U1 350513.X1

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). Registration is accepted in person on a first-come, first-serve basis May 20 - 23 from 5:00 - 8:00 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).

ADULT A.S.A. SOFTBALL LEAGUE

Divisions: B, C, D, E and Co-Rec AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day of play DATE: Monday - Friday, June 3 - August 9 TIME: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. PLACE: Westside Softball Complex, 1000 S. Ware Road FEE: $350 per team MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m.

ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Divisions: Indoor Co-Ed Recreational and Co-Ed Competitive AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day of play DATE: June 6 - August 16 Wednesdays - Co-Ed Recreational Thursdays - Co-Ed Competitive Times: 7:00 p.m. , 8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center - 3401 Jordan Rd. FEE: $225 per team MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.

ADULT KICKBALL LEAGUE

Divisions: Co-Rec AGE: No younger than 18 as of the first day play DATE: June 5 - August 7 TIME: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. PLACE: Los Encinos Park - 2900 Sarah Ave. FEE: $225 per team MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Palm View Community Center on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m.

ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Divisions: Men’s Competitive, Men’s Recreational and Women’s Open

AGE No younger than 18 of the first day of play DATE: June 4 - August 6 Monday – Women’s Open Tuesday – Men’s Competitive Thursday – Men’s Recreational TIME: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center - 2601 Lark Ave. Palm View Community Center - 3401 Jordan Rd. FEE: $300 per team MANDATORY MANAGER MEETING: Lark Community Center on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.

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YOUTH CAMPS SUMMER DAYS AT LARK

Spend your summer days at Lark Community Center! Kids will enjoy a variety of educational and athletic activities each day throughout the camp. Breakfast and lunch are offered at no cost through the Summer Meal Program sponsored by the Texas Department of Agriculture and McAllen ISD.

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 5 - 12 years FEE: $160.00 Resident / $208.00 Non-Resident

Session 1: June 3 - June 14 Session 2: June 17 - June 28 Session 3: July 8 - July 19 Session 4: July 22 - August 2 Session 5: August 5 - August 16

AGES 4 - 6 Free Play Breakfast Outdoor Sports Crafty Kids Fitness Zone Lunch Mad Scientist Painting/Drawing Indoor Sports Game Time

AGES 7 - 9 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 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: 370906.01 Session 2: 470906.01 Session 3: 570906.01

Session 4: 670906.01 Session 5: 770906.01

Free Play Breakfast Fitness Zone Outdoor Sports Crafty Kids Lunch Painting/Drawing Indoor Sports Mad Scientist Game Time

Session 1: 370906.02 Session 2: 470906.02 Session 3: 570906.02

AGES 10 - 12 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 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: 670906.02 Session 5: 770906.02

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. - 9:20 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: 370906.03 Session 2: 470906.03 Session 3: 570906.03

DANCE CAMP

SPORTS SPECTACULAR CAMP

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

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. *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. NOTE: Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing and shoes during camp and should bring a drink and snack.

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wilson Elementary, 1200 W. Hackberry Ave. 6 years & Up $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 3 - June 13 Session 2: June 17 - June 27 Session 3: July 9 - July 19

AGE 6 361506.01 461506.01 561506.01

AGE 7 - 8 361506.02 461506.02 561506.02

AGE 9 -10 361506.03 461506.03 561506.03

AGE 11+ 361506.04 461506.04 561506.04

CHEER CAMP

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 & free play offered from 12:30 - 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.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

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Free Play Breakfast Crafty Kids Fitness Zone Outdoor Sports Lunch Indoor Sports Mad Scientist Painting/Drawing Game Time

Monday - Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wilson Elementary, 1200 W. Hackberry Ave. 6 years & Up $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 4 - June 14 Session 2: June 18 - June 28 Session 3: July 9 - July 19

AGE 6 361556.01 461556.01 561556.01

AGE 7 - 8 361556.02 461556.02 561556.02

AGE 9 -10 361556.03 461556.03 561556.03

AGE 11+ 361556.04 461556.04 561556.04

Session 4: 670906.03 Session 5: 770906.03

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. *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.

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Rd. 4 - 10 years $30 Resident / $40 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 3 - June 14 Session 2: June 17 - June 28 Session 3: July 8 - July 19 Session 4: July 22 - August 2

AGE 4 - 5 370982.01 470982.01 570982.01 670982.01

AGE 6 - 7 370982.02 470982.02 570982.02 670982.02

Age 8 - 10 370982.03 470982.03 570982.03 670982.03


YOUTHSPORTS CAMPS ADULT LEGO LOGO

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

DATE: July 22- 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CLASS# 480946.01 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CLASS# 480946.02 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLASS# 480946.03 PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center, 1921 N. 25th St. 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: July 22 - 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center, AGES: 4 - 7 years FEE: $85

CLASS# 480947.01 CLASS# 480947.02 CLASS# 480947.03 1921 N. 25th St.

FASHION DESIGNER

Young girls graduate from playing dress up to designing their own fashions by using the same design principles used by professionals.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

July 22 - 26 (Monday - Friday) 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. 8 - 12 years $85 CLASS# 480966.01

CAMP BARBIE

You and Barbie will have a great time learning to dress for the occasion, practicing good manners, making new friends, importance of school work, how to use money, dreaming of careers and more!

DATE: July 22 - 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 4 - 8 years FEE: $85 CLASS# 480956.01

KINDERGARTEN JUMPSTART

Develop self esteem, confidence, and motivation to move forward in the reading experience. Participants will enjoy story time, interactive reading time and game time.

DATE: July 22 - 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 4 - 6 years FEE: $85 CLASS# 480936.01

iPAD CAMP

iPad not required! Perfect for beginner and experienced users. Learn new skills and jumpstart creativity using apps and other web tools.

DATE: July 29 - August 2 (Monday - Friday) PLACE: Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Rd. AGE: 5 - 12 years FEE: $85 8 - 12 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CLASS# 480937.01 8 - 12 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLASS# 480937.02 5 - 7 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLASS# 480937.03

HOT WHEELS

Create obstacle courses for Hot Wheel cars using science and math. Learn physical science concepts including momentum and friction, while using math to weigh and measure.

DATE: August 5 - 9 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 5 - 8 years FEE: $85 CLASS# 480938.01

PLAY DOUGH’S WORLD OF DISCOVERY

Designed to inspire creativity, kids will explore the past, present and future using modeling clay. Create dinosaurs, volcanoes and futuristic transportation.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

August 5 - 9 (Monday - Friday) 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. 4 - 7 years $85 CLASS# 480939.01

LOOK AT ME! I’M AN AUTHOR

Designed for all levels of writing skill, kids will create stories in various forms including informative, narrative and descriptive.

DATE: August 5 - 9 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 5 - 7 years CLASS# 480940.01 8 - 12 years CLASS# 480940.02 FEE: $85

MINI GOLF & ARCADE

Come out and enjoy weekly mini golf tournaments and fun activities. Win free rounds of golf by sinking a hole in one, or by having the best score. Includes two slices of pizza, soft drink, unlimited mini-golf and $10 game card per visit.

DATE: Thursdays TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: The Zone Action Park, 2600 W. Expressway 83 AGE: 6 - 15 years FEE:

June 5 - June 26 July 10 - July 31 Weekly

$40 $40 $9

CLASS# 351811.D2 CLASS# 451811.D2 Pay at The Zone

BOWLING IS BACK!

Enjoy a day of open bowling each week this summer at your favorite house to roll, Flamingo Bowl. Each week will feature fun competitions to win free games and to offer pointers to work on your technique. Practice bowl begins at 1:20 p.m.

DATE: Wednesdays TIME: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PLACE: Flamingo Bowl, 3301 N. 23rd St. AGE: 6 - 15 years FEE: June 5 - July 31* $85 CLASS# 351811.D1 June 5 - June 26 $44 CLASS# 451811.D1 July 10 - July 31 $44 CLASS# 551811.D1

Weekly $12 *No class held July 3rd

paid at Flamingo Bowl

SUPERVISED PLAYGROUND & GYMNASIUM PROGRAM

Spend the warm summer days having loads of fun at the excellent playground and gymnasium programs. A variety of events and activities are planned for the summer. The program concludes with Super Friday, a day of food, games, swimming, and fun at Cascade Park and Pool on Friday, August 9.

GYMNASIUM LOCATIONS

DATE: Monday - Friday (June 3 - August 9) Program does not meet July 1-5. TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PLACE: Bonham Elementary School, 2400 Jordan Rd. Fossum Middle School, 7800 N. Ware Rd. AGE: 6 - 15 years for gym program FEE: Free PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST REGISTER CHILD ON-SITE.

PLAYGROUND LOCATIONS

Alvarez Elementary School, 2606 Gumwood Avenue Bonham Elementary School, 2400 Jordan Rd. Thigpen-Zavala Elementary School, 2500 Galveston Milam Elementary, 3800 N. Main St. DATE: Monday - Friday (June 3 - August 9) Program does not meet July 1 - 5. TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. AGE: 6 - 12 years FEE: Free PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST REGISTER CHILD ON-SITE.

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YOUTH CAMPS SUMMER THEATER

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.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

June 3 - July 23 (Monday - Friday) 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Las Palmas Community Center, 1921 N. 25th St. 8 - 15 years $90 Resident / $120 Non-Resident AGE 8-11 CLASS# 361606.01 AGE 12-15 CLASS# 361606.02

FAMILY FISHING WORKSHOP

Certified casting instructor will teach parents and children fundamentals of fishing.

DATE: Tuesday, July 16 & August 6 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St. AGE: 12 -17 years CLASS# 350994.13 FEE: $10 per person. Includes snack and cost of materials. Space is limited. Advance registration required! All equipment is supplied, but feel free to bring your own rod and equipment if you prefer. Please dress comfortably for the outdoors.

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TEEN EXTREME

Experience a variety of activities including art, sports, quick cooking, games and dance. Teens will enjoy a summer of extreme fun with friends and get a chance to make some new friends. iPads not necessary. Please leave them at home.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Palm View Community Center, 3401 Jordan Rd. 11 - 16 years $20 Resident/ $26 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 3 - June 13 Session 2: June 17 - June 27 Session 3: July 8 - July 18 Session 4: July 22 - August 1

11 - 13 370959.01 470959.01 570959.01 670959.01

14 - 16 370959.02 470959.02 570959.02 670959.02

XTREME REC-N-PLAY

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of three x-treme field trips that include canoeing, kayaking, bowling, swimming and much more! Lunch, transportation and equipment provided. Participants must know how to swim and wear appropriate clothing. Each session includes three different field trips.

DATE: Wednesday TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. AGE: 6 - 14 years FEE: $55 Resident/ $72 Non-Resident

DATE Session 1: June 5, June 12, June 19 Session 2: July 10, July 17, July 24 Session 3: July 31, August 7, August 14

CLASS# 370916.01 470916.01 570916.01

OUTSIDE ADVENTURE KIDS CAMP

Experience a week long adventure enjoying outdoor games, sports, arts & crafts and camping. Learn to fish, kayak and cook too!

DATE: July 15 - 19 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St.

AGE: 8 - 13 years FEE: $30 per person CLASS# 350995.13 Space is limited. Advance Registration Required!


YOUTH EVENING YOUTHCLASSES CAMPS ADULT SPORTS CLASS DATES

Session 1 June 3 - June 27 Session 2 July 8 - August 1

CLASS LOCATIONS

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

PROGRAM

PLACE DAY

AGE

Beginner Guitar

LPCC M & W 7 - 12 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. R $20 NR $25

390566.01

490566.01

Kids in the Kitchen LPCC M & W 7 - 12 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. R $20 NR $25

390276.01

490276.01

Folklorico

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. R $15 NR $20

390043.01

490043.01

7 - 13 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. R $20 NR $25

390046.01

490046.01

LPCC T & TH 3 - 6

TIME

FEE

SESSION 1 SESSION 2

Hands on Art

LPCC T & TH 3 - 6

6:05 - 6:35 p.m. R $15 NR $20

390227.01

490227.01

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

Hip Hop

LPCC T & TH 7 - 13 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. R $20 NR $25

390037.01

490037.01

Jazz

LPCC T & TH 3 - 6

6:40 - 7:10 p.m. R $15 NR $20

390022.01

490022.01

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Soccer Skills

PVCC M & W 5 - 6

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370323.01

470323.01

7 - 8

6:45 - 7:30 p.m. R $20 NR $25

370324.01

470324.01

PVCC M & W 2 yrs

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370331.01

470331.01

3 - 6 6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370333.01

470333.01

CLASS FEES

Beginner Guitar - Acoustic guitar required. Learn proper techniques to play, including strumming and chords. Creative Writing - Learn techniques to increase your creativity while writing your own story. Folklorico - In this class you will learn the many different styles of traditional Mexican dance and choreography. Football - Learn basic football skills including throwing, kicking, blocking and punting. Hands on Art - Get your hands dirty with paint, glitter, and glue. Enjoy weekly projects from sewing to sketching. Hip Hop - Block rockin beats and moves to wow the crowd with today’s radio hits. Jazz - Smile, shake, and strut! An intro to dance steps with a variety of music from across the decades. Kids in the Kitchen - Become a chef! Experience educational nutrition lectures, food preparation and kitchen safety. Matcercise - Participants will 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 art by hand. Soccer Skills - Basic introduction to skills and techniques including running, dribbling and kicking. Tennis shoes required. Activity takes place indoor and outdoor. Twinkle Toes - Twirl in tights learning the basic steps of ballet. Tumbling - Designed to advance children’s motor development and coordination. Learn basic tumbling skills as well as stretching techniques to increase flexibility.

CHINESE LANGUAGE

Twinkle Toes

Jazz

T & TH 2 yrs

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370332.01

470332.01

PVCC M & W 3 - 6

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370023.01

470023.01

7 - 12 7:15 - 8:00 p.m. R $20 NR $25

370024.01

470024.01

PVCC T & TH 7 - 10 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. R $20 NR $25

370240.01

470240.01

370241.01

470240.01

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370352.01

470352.01

7 - 12 6:35 - 7:20 p.m. R $20 NR $25

Creative Writing

Matcercise

11 - 14 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. R $20 NR $25

PVCC T & TH 4 - 6

370353.01

470353.01

6:30 - 7:00 p.m. R $15 NR $20

370172.01

470172.01

7 - 10 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. R $20 NR $25

370173.01

470173.01

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380352.01

480352.01

Mini Masterpieces PVCC T & TH 3 - 6 Tumbling

LCC

M & W 3 - 4

5 - 6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380353.01

480353.01

7 & Up 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. R $20 NR $25

380354.01

480354.01

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380371.01

480371.01

Hip Hop Dance

LCC

T & TH 3 - 4

5 - 6

6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380372.01

480372.01

7 & Up 7:10 - 7:55 p.m. R $20 NR $25

Football Skills

LCC

T & TH 3 - 4

5 - 6

380373.01

480373.01

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380380.01

480380.01

6:35 - 7:05 p.m. R $15 NR $20

380381.01

480381.01

GERMAN LANGUAGE

ZUMBA KIDZ

With a focus on Chinese language and culture, students will listen, speak, read and write using a system training approach. Students will also learn about China Kung Fu, opera, music, food and calligraphy.

A fusion of Latin dance and aerobic exercise, Zumba® for kids encourages children to incorporate exercise into their daily life and promotes strong bodies and weight management.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. 6 years & Up $150 per session *No refund or transfers

Session 1: June 3 - June 26 Session 2: July 8 - July 31

CLASS# 382003.01 CLASS# 482003.01

Tuesday & Thursday 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. 4 - 7 years $38 per session*

Session 1: June 4 - June 27 Session 2: July 9 - August 1

CLASS# 382004.01 CLASS# 482004.01

This course is designed for those who would like to learn, enjoy and explore the wonderful language of “German”. This class is taught by Dr. Letty Chavez who graduated from the George-August University of Gottingen, Germany. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 6 - 12 years 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 13 & up Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. $150 per session

Session 1: June 3 - June 26

CLASS# 382016.01

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NATURE PROGRAMS EXPLORE NATURE THIS SUMMER! QUINTA MAZATLAN

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

DATE: TIME: AGE: FEE:

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.

NATURE DISCOVERY CAMP

A unique experience every week! A combination of indoor and outdoor adventure, games, wildlife exploration, scavenger hunts, science and art! Breakfast served from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Free Play from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Instruction begins at 9:00 a.m.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED DATE: Tuesday - Friday TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. FEE: $40 Resident / $52 Non-Resident NOTE: Bring a light snack, water, bug spray, hat, sunscreen and wear tennis shoes to camp.

AGES 6-8

AGES 9-12

Each day we will go on an adventure on a different trail to experience the magic of the forest, exploring how FORESTS can be FUN! Session 1: June 11-14 CLASS# 362021.01

Learn where water comes from and where it ends up. Learn how to build a backyard pond. Session 1: June 18-21 CLASS# 362022.01

Forest Adventures

Arts in Nature

World of Water

The Creative Naturalist

Wow! There are a lot of amazing things to collect in a forest and use to make art! Session 2: June 25-28 CLASS# 362021.02

Spend some quiet time outdoors observing the birds, animals and plants of Quinta Mazatlan. Sketch, journal, sculpt & relax! Session 2: July 9-12 CLASS# 362022.02

The Lorax!

Survival Skill Camp

The LORAX is making a special visit to Quinta Mazatlan to make sure kids learn about trees and how they can help them! Session 3: July 16-19 CLASS# 362021.03

Study the skills needed to survive in the outdoors. Build a shelter, use a compass, find food and learn how to avoid hidden dangers. Session 3: July 23-26 CLASS# 362022.03

Animal Planet

World WILD Web – Ecology Camp

Meet a special new friend each day… a live animal, who will come to your camp to help teach about how they live in our forest. Session 4: July 30 - Aug 2 CLASS# 362021.04

FOREST TOTS

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

Learn the amazing ways the world is connected, from what happens beneath us, all the way to the clouds! Session 4: August 6-9 CLASS# 362022.04

NATURE CAMP

Saturdays (June - July) 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 3 - 6 years $5 per child

June 8 June 15 June 22 June 29 July 6 July 13 July 20 July 27

Baby Forest Animals Nature’s Nest Musical Forest Nature Moves Colors in Nature Shapes in Nature Numbers in Nature Textures in Nature

FAMILY NATURE NIGHTS

Bring the entire family for evening nature talks and walks! Arrive early and take a walk in the woods. DATE: Thursday Evenings TIME: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. FEE: $2 Adults, $1 Children & Seniors FREE with membership JUNE 6 LIVE Reptile Adventures 13 Turtles & Tortoises 20 MagicDork 27 Art in Nature JULY 11 The Forest Comes Alive 18 Meet the Lorax Dr. Seuss’ environmental friend! 25 Primitive Skills AUGUST 1 Dinosaur George 8 Wild Cats of South Texas 15 Youth Nature Photography Contest Awards Ceremony

Sponsored by Dr. Chris Freels Orthodontics FOREST TOTS

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DINOSAUR GEORGE


NATURE PROGRAMS

CONTEST CATEGORIES (8):

WILDLIFE: Mammals & Birds, All Other Wildlife • WORKING & HERITAGE LANDS: Ranches & Farms • WATER & LAND RESOURCES: Waterscapes & Landscapes, Plant Life • THEME: Digital Art, Sunrise & Sunset, Night Photography

Space limited. Register in advance. If needed, cameras can be provided. Students are encouraged to bring a USB to download their photos or bring a CD.

June 8 June 22 July 6 July 20 July 27

Nature Photography Basics Photography Landscapes & Waterscapes Plants and Wildlife Digital Art and Night Photography How to Prepare Photos for the Contest

AGES 6-12 362025.01 362025.02 362025.03 362025.04 362025.05

AGES 13-18 362026.01 362026.02 362026.03 362026.04 362026.05

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

SATURDAY OUTDOOR FAMILY ADVENTURES Enjoy the wonders of nature in McAllen’s big backyard. Perfect for adults and families interested in learning more about nature. Nature and Birding Walk See, hear and be with birds from the Valley and beyond. Walk through the woods with an expert naturalist. DATE: Saturday (June & July) TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. FEE: $2 for adults, $1 for children & seniors International Migratory Bird Day Celebrate birds with a bird walk and special presentation. DATE: Saturday, May 4 TIME: 10:00 a.m. FEE: $2 for adults, $1 for children & seniors Bird Nesting Day Enjoy a bird walk and nest exhibit. DATE: Saturday, June 8 TIME: 10:00 a.m. FEE: $2 for adults, $1 for children & seniors

Beginner’s Birding Workshop Learn about birds found in the Rio Grande Valley, how to identify them, and how to become a good birder. Participants will create a mesquite bird feeder to take home so they can continue to attract birds to their own backyard. DATE: Saturday, July 20 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FEE: $5 per person (includes supplies) CLASS# 362023.02 SPACE LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. High-Tech Treasure Hunting Learn to Geocache Experience the thrill of finding “hidden treasure” in our local Thornforest and around the globe! Search for clues and destination points using Global Positioning System (GPS) Technology. GPS units are provided. DATE: Saturday, August 10 TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FEE: $5 per person (includes supplies) CLASS# 362023.01 SPACE LIMITED. ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP CERTIFICATION

Earn a “Certificate of Environmental Stewardship” that will: - Certify your knowledge and understanding of Rio Grande Valley Ecology. - Secure 40 hours of community volunteer service time. - Provide YOU with direct hands-on practice with ways to contribute positively to the health of our environment. - Earn a “Nature Ambassador” status within the community and enrich your resume.

AGES: High School and College Age DATES: Tuesdays in June and July (June 11, 18, 25 and July 2, 9, 16) TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (workshop) + 3 hours/wk field stewardship FEE: $50 per person CLASS# 362030.13 ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED Topics include ecological history, ways to identify native plants, and knowledge of birds, mammals, reptiles, and invertebrates that make up our ecosystem. Each session will include a stewardship component with hands-on practice building habitat, field-site restoration, plant propagation, and more!

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INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART & SCIENCE OPERATION IMAGINATION inspires, intrigues and delights children of all ages! Campers don’t even realize they are learning because they are having so much fun! Experienced education staff will supervise and guide your child as he or she explores, creates, and learns. McAllen ISD 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. Students in the afternoon classes are welcome to stay for supervised playtime from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Rioscape or IMAS’s Children’s Discovery Pavilion. 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 parks.mcallen.net or in person at any McAllen community center. DATE: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday Session 1: June 4 - June 7 Session 5: July 9 - July 12 Session 2: June 11 - June 14 Session 6: July 16 - July 19 Session 3: June 18 - June 21 Session 7: July 23 - July 26 Session 4: June 25 - June 28 International Museum of Art & Science, 1900 Nolana Ave. (956) 682-1564 $49 per session · $35 for Session 5 (5 years only)

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS IMAS Circus - Greatest Show on Earth! (Age 5 years) Your little artist will get to explore their imagination and be creative and messy at the same time as they enjoy circus activities, songs, books, and games. Shapes, Colors, Music and More ....Oh My! $35 for Session 5 (5 years only) IMAS Rodeo (Ages 6-7 & 8-9 years) Bronco racing and panning for gold! Surviving the Wild West and handling your herd! Rope up your skills to be an awesome cowboy or girl at the IMAS Rodeo! Super Hero Science (Age 6-7 , 8-9 & 10-12 years) We will have adventures built around physics and chemistry experiments as we explore the abilities of super heroes in both ancient and modern times. Mysterious Universe (Age 6-7 , 8-9 & 10-12 years) Join our class as it explores the universe with a scientific eye and investigate Chinese, African and Native American star gazing! Your child will find out how people in ancient times tried to make sense of our universe and compare it to our modern understanding using new technologies. Harry Potter Science (Age 6-7 , 8-9 & 10-12 years) Enter the magical world of Harry Potter through science. Your child will learn to become a witch or a wizard through extensive training in potion making, broomstick flying, magical creature care, and dragon egg hunting! A celebration will take place in the “Grand Hall” when their lessons are complete. Dragons and Phoenixes (Age 6-7 , 8-9 & 10-12 years) Bring your imagination to experience life in China during the Qing Dynasty! Through hands on activities and the teachings of the Dowager Empress Cixi herself, your children will train to be lords and ladies of the Imperial Palace. (Dragons and phoenixes are part of the symbolism used in our stunning Chinese palace exhibit on loan from the Smithsonian Museums and will be a key part of this class). Rainbow Connection (Age 6-7 , 8-9 & 10-12 years) Beautiful vivid color is all around us! Find out the science behind those colors through experiments and creations as your child manipulates and tests color in new and innovative ways to help them make the rainbow connection. League of Explorers (Age 8-9 & 10-12 years) The last clues have been found and the discovery of a lost Aztec treasure is getting closer by the minute, but there is still much to be done! Your brave and clever young Indiana Jones will join the IMAS League of Explorers. If you seek an adventure, then help IMAS recover this most precious artifact!

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IMAS Gaming Academy (Ages 10-12 years) Ever wonder how your favorite video games are made and want to learn to make your own? Join IMAS Gaming Academy and learn the basics of game design. The best part is you will publish your own games, play games that someone else created and give game reviews on the Game Star Mechanic Website.

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Session 2: June 11 - 14 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Harry Potter 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Superhero 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Rodeo 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Harry Potter 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. League 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gaming

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Session 3: June 18 - 21 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dragons 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rainbow 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. League 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dragons 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Universe 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Superhero

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Session 4: June 25 - 28 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Rainbow 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rodeo 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dragons 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Superhero 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Harry Potter 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. League

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Session 6: July 16 - 19 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Harry Potter 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Superhero 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. League 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rodeo 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Gaming 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Harry Potter

6 - 7 years 6 - 7 years 8 - 9 years 8 - 9 years 10 - 12 years 10 - 12 years

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Session 7: July 23 - 26 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Rainbow 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dragons 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Universe 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Harry Potter 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Dragons 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gaming

6 - 7 years 6 - 7 years 8 - 9 years 8 - 9 years 10 - 12 years 10 - 12 years

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TOWN LAKE AT FIREMENS PARK FARMERS MARKET

Sponsored by the Hidalgo County Texas AgriLife Extension Office. Purchase a variety of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables from local growers and farms. DATE: Saturdays May 4, 11, 18, 25 & June 8, 15, 22 TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Firemen’s Park Pavilion, 201 N. 1st Street (Near corner of Business 83 & 2nd Street/Col. Rowe Blvd.) FEE: Prices for products and produce vary.

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 allowed.

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 & Pavilion areas 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.

WATERCRAFT RENTALS

Here’s a unique way to entertain guests, kids or friends. Rent a kayak, canoe or pedal boat and enjoy the view from. Witness a variety of wildlife, fish or just enjoy the scenery. For more information including dates available, fees, etc. contact McAllen Parks and Recreation at (956) 681-3333.

AVAILABILITY

• Kayak Single & Double riders • Canoes 3 people maximum;Total weight max 250 lbs. • Pedal Boat 4 people maximum; Total weight max 300 lbs. .

RENTAL POLICIES

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All watercraft rentals include life jackets. Life jackets must be worn by passengers at all times. A valid Driver’s License is required for all rentals. Participation waiver must be signed and approved by rental manager for all riders.

Celebrate your 15th birthday without all the hassle of spending hundreds of dollars and countless hours of planning. Our annual Mis Quince event provides invitations and a 5X7 photo for each birthday boy or girl. Your special guests will enjoy spectacularly decorated themed party space, dinner and dessert. Space limited and advance reservations required. Registration Deadline is Friday, September 7. For more information contact (956) 681-3360. DATE: Saturday, September 28 TIME: Dinner 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Dance 8:00 p.m. to Midnight PLACE: Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd. McAllen AGE: 14 to 16 years FEE: $95 includes Quinceanera & 10 Guests Additional Guests $10 each (additional guest limit may apply)

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LEARN TO SWIM 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 4 - June 14 Session 2: June 17- June 28 Session 3: July 9 - July 19 Session 4: July 23 - August 2

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$25 Resident / $35 Non-Resident

PARENT & BABY INFANT (6-18 MONTHS)

GUS & GOLDIE LEARN-TO-SWIM PROUD SPONSORS

Designed to teach parents how to work safely and effectively with their infant to help develop water adjustment skills and learn to have fun in the water. One parent per child is allowed in the water at a time. Swim diapers and swim suits are necessary for infants. No diapers or disposable swim diapers are allowed.

PARENT & 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.

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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.

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.


LEARN TO SWIM

PARENT BABY-INFANT

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

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July 23 - Aug 2

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June 18 - June 28

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PARENT BABY-TODDLER

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

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

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Boys & Girls Club Pool 8:20 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

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AQUATIC PROGRAMS PUBLIC SWIMMING

Enjoy a refreshing dip in one of McAllen’s public swimming pools.

June 3 - August 25

MUNICIPAL SWIMMING POOL DATE: Tuesday - Friday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $2.50 per person $20 swim passes available. Good for 10 admissions.

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, 2013.

DATES: June 3 - July 26 (Monday - Friday) TIME: 9:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Intermediate) 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Beginner) 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Advanced) PLACE: Boys Club Pool, 617 S. 27th Street AGE: 6 - 18 years CLASS# 340966.13 FEE: $60 Residents /$78 Non-Residents SWIM MEET SCHEDULE June 15 Edinburg June 22 McAllen June 29 Pharr July 13 TAAF Region 2 Meet - B July 25 - 28 TAAF Games of Texas - Corpus Christi

LAP SWIMMING

Available for those who want to exercise and swim at their own pace. June 4 - August 3 MUNICIPAL SWIMMING POOL DATE: Tuesday- Friday 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. FEE: $1.00 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

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB SWIMMING POOL DATE: Tuesday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Tuesday - Friday 7:00 p.m - 9:30 p.m. FEE: $1.00 person

WATER AEROBICS

POOL RULES

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. CASCADE SWIMMING POOL DATE: Tuesday- Friday 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. FEE: $1.00 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

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.

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, diving and much more! PRE-REQUISITE: Swimming ability required.

DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cascade Swimming Pool, 1000 Bales Rd. 8 - 15 years $40 Resident / $52 Non-Resident

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June 4 - June 14 June 18 - June 28 July 9 - July 19

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AQUATIC EVENTS

Experience a fun twist to public with games, contests, prizes, crafts, music & fun! DATE: Friday, June 28 & Friday, July 26 TIME: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Pool, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: $2.50 per person

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

DATE: Friday, August 3 PLACE: Los Encinos Pool TIME: 8:00 p.m. 3300 Sarah Ave. p y fee FEE: $2.00 pool entry

It’s a fun swim party for your and d your d dog! og! 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 14 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Los Encinos Pool, 3300 Sarah Ave. $1.00 per dog (2 dogs max per owner)

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ADULT PROGRAMS TAI CHI

Originally developed in ancient China for self-defense, tai chi evolved into a graceful form of exercise. Perform a series of postures or movements in a slow, graceful manner. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Includes Tai Chi Fan, Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Joint. *No refunds or transfers available for this class. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Lark Community Center $85 per session*

Session 1: June 3 - June 28 CLASS# 382011.01 Session 2: July 8 - August 2 CLASS# 482011.01

DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lark Community Center $65 per session*

Session 1: June 3 - June 26 CLASS# 382010.01 Session 2: July 8 - July 31 CLASS# 482010.01

INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT

ZUMBA WITH BELLY DANCE

Ms. Lianhong Chen (Mary C. Shingler)

Enjoy a variety of dances such as Merengue, Reggaeton, Salsa, Cumbia, Flamenco, Tango and other formats. Experience a fun group exercise party that will boost your mood. Designed to help you lose weight and improve both your cardiovascular and respiratory systems. *No refunds or transfers available for this class. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday - Thursday (Wednesday - Belly Dance) 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. 8 years & up $40 per session*

Session 1: June 3 - June 27 Session 2: July 8 - August 21

CLASS# 382013.01 CLASS# 482013.01

ZUMBA GOLD WITH YOGA STRETCH

Combine spicy Latin rhythms with strength conditioning ball, elastic stretch bands and weights. Experience a fun health group exercise and an effective full body work out specifically designed for the active beginner and older adults that may need modifications for success. *No refunds or transfers available for this class. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave. $35 per session* *No refunds or transfers on this class

Session 1: June 3 - June 28 Session 2: July 8 - August 2

CLASS# 382009.01 CLASS# 482009.01

SEE MOMMY RUN “McALLEN RUNNIN’ MOMMAS”

seeMOMMYrun is a nationwide running and jogging group for moms. If staying fit and healthy is one of your most important things to do as a mom, then we invite you to join the “McAllen Runnin Mommas” walking, running and jogging group. Stroll through the half-mile loop around Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, while sharing health, fitness, parenting tips with other mothers. DATE: Saturdays TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m PLACE: Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St. FEE: FREE!

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Ms. Chen is a graduate of Chongqing Normal University and Shenzhen University in China. She is a professional dancer in the Opera Bian Lian where she performed the spectacular Face Change Dance. She has performed in New York, Houston, Dallas and throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Ms. Chen is the recipient of numerous awards for her skills and talents. Ms. Chen is a certified instructor for Tai Chi and Zumba and also teaches Chinese Mandarin language. She teaches a variety of classes at Lark Community Center. For more information about classes she teaches, contact (956) 681-3340.

FARMERS MARKET

Purchase a variety of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables from local growers and farms. Vendors also sell handmade soaps, jams, jellies and more! Sponsored by the Hidalgo County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office. For more information about good available contact (956) 383-1026. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25 & June 8, 15, 22 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Firemen’s Park Pavilion, 201 N. 1st Street (Near corner of Business 83 & 2nd Street/Col. Rowe Blvd.) Prices for products and produce vary.


ADULT PROGRAMS ADULT NUTRITION CLASS

STEP AEROBICS

Get in shape while toning your abs, legs, glut and lower back with resistant stretch exercises and aerobic dance using steps and music. DATE: Monday - Thursday TIME: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $1.00 per class Session 1: June 3 - June 27 Session 2: July 8 - August 1

CLASS# 380430.01 CLASS# 480430.01

ADULT & TEEN SWIM LESSONS

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. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m. Municipal Swimming Pool 1921 N. BicentennialBlvd. $25 Residents / $35 Residents

Session 1: June 4 - June 14 Session 2: June 18 - June 28 Session 3: July 9 - July 19 Session 4: July 23 - August 2

CLASS# 340048-M1 CLASS# 440048-M1 CLASS# 540048-M1 CLASS# 640048-M1

LAP SWIMMING

Available for those who want to exercise and swim at their own pace.

June 4 - August 3 PLACE: DATE: FEE:

Municipal Swimming Pool 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. Tuesday- Friday 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. $1.00 per person

DATE: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday - Friday 5:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Tuesday - Friday 7:00 p.m - 9:30 p.m. Boys & Girls Club Swimming Pool 617 S. 27th Street $1.00 person

Sponsored in part by the Hidalgo County Agri Life Extension Office, learn to create healthy meals for you and your family. Attend all 7 classes and receive a certificate of completion. DATE: Tuesday, June 11 - July 16 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: FREE! Advance Registration Required. Contact Palm View Community Center for more information.

ADULT GOLF LESSON

Beginner and Intermediate lessons will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of golf. Instruction will cover stance, grip, etiquette and rules as well as driving, putting and chipping. Clubs are provided if you don’t have your own. Collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required.

MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASES

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 4 - June 27 CLASS# 350628.K1 Session 2: July 9 - August 1 CLASS# 350628.K2

DATE: Monday, June 10 - July 15 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: FREE! Advance Registration Required. Contact Palm View Community Center for more information.

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 serving. Classes will progress to rally, basic court position play and court strategy. Age groups may be combined depending on the number of registered participants.

Sponsored in part by WellMed Charitable Foundation, learn tips and techniques to maintain your health while managing diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. Attend all 6 classes to receive completion certificate.

COMPUTERS FOR BEGINNERS

Become computer literate with our stepby-step 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 1: June 3 - June 26 Session 2: July 8 - July 31

CLASS# 370708.D1 CLASS# 470708.D1

ADULT TENNIS INSTRUCTION

DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. PLACE: McAllen High School Tennis Courts, 2101 La Vista Ave. AGE: 15 & up FEE: $35 Resident / $46 Non-Resident Session 1: June 4 - June 13 CLASS# 350758.K1 Session 2: June 18 - June 27 CLASS# 450758.K1 Session 3: July 9 - July 18 CLASS# 550758.K1 Session 4: July 23 - August 1 CLASS# 650758.K1

WATER AEROBICS

This program will consist of light warmup exercises in shallow water, working up to more vigorous aerobic actions. Ability to swim is not required. DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Tuesday- Friday (June 4 - August 3) 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. Cascade Swimming Pool 1000 Bales Rd. $1.00 per person

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SENIOR PROGRAMS The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation is proud to offer a wide variety of activities for members of the senior community ages 50 and over. Each member is encouraged to learn something new or take part in a favorite activity. Special events and presentations held throughout the month include birthday celebrations, volunteer opportunities, coffee club and day trips. Programs are FREE unless otherwise noted.

HEALTH & FITNESS SENIOR AEROBICS

A great way to have fun and stay in shape. Low impact movements to get your heart pumping. DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 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

WALKING CLUB

DATE: Wednesday TIME: 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas 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

STRETCH & FIT

Walk indoors around the gym, outdoors around the building or in the park. Stay in shape while having fun.

Increase mobility and flexibility while gaining strength.

Date: Monday - Friday TIME: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.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 including centering and breathing to find inner peace to release stress, tension and anxiety.

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HEALTHIER YOU

Presentations and discussion on a variety of current health topics. Something new each week.

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

ADULT NUTRITION CLASS

Sponsored in part by the Hidalgo County Agri Life Extension Office, learn to create healthy meals for you and your family. Attend all 7 classes and receive a certificate of completion. DATE: Tuesday, June 11 - July 16 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: FREE! Advance Registration Required. Contact Palm View Community Center for more information.

MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASES

Sponsored in part by WellMed Charitable Foundation, learn tips and techniques to maintain your health while managing diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. Attend all 6 classes to receive completion certificate. DATE: Monday, June 10 - July 15 TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center FEE: FREE! Advance Registration Required. Contact Palm View Community Center for more information.

ZUMBA GOLD WITH YOGA STRETCH

Combine spicy Latin rhythms with strength conditioning ball, elastic stretch bands and weights. Experience a fun health group exercise and an effective full body work out specifically designed for the active beginner and older adults that may need modifications for success. DATE: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center, FEE: $35 per session Session 1: June 3 - June 28 CLASS# 380209.01 Session 2: July 8 - August 2 CLASS# 480209.01

YOGA STRETCH

Designed to improve joint flexibility and range of motion. Reduces stress levels and helps build strength, confidence, and body balance. Combines maximum breath, tai chi, yoga, pilates, core exercises and meditation. DATE: Friday TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: $20 per session Session 1: June 3 - June 28 CLASS# 380217.01 Session 2: July 8 - August 2 CLASS# 480217.01


SENIOR PROGRAMS YOUTH CAMPS ARTS & CRAFTS

CLUB DE ESTAMBRE

DATE: Wednesday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

CERAMICS

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center FEE: Cost for materials DATE: Tuesday & Thursday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: Cost of materials

CRAFT CORNER

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

CROCHET CLASS

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

SILVER NOTE CHOIR

DATE: Thursday TIME: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

CONJUNTO LAS PALMAS

DATE: Thursday TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center

GOLDEN LARKS

DATE: Tuesday TIME: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

BINGO/CHALUPA

DATE: Monday, Tuesday & Friday TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center DATE: Every Other Friday TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

SENIOR LINE DANCING

DATE: Monday, Wednesday & Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

POKER

DATE: Tuesday TIME: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Palm View Community Center

DOMINOES

DATE: Monday - Friday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center

BOARD & CARD GAMES

Join in the leisure play of a variety of board or card games from Chess to Dominoes to Bridge. Grab a partner and play. DATE: TIME: PLACE:

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Las Palmas Community Center Palm View Community Center

DATE: Every other Friday after lunch PLACE: Lark Community Center

SENIOR NEWSLETTER

Check out what’s going on in the senior community! Pick up your senior newsletter and calendar at Lark, Las Palmas and Palm View Community Centers each month.

DAILY NUTRITION PROGRAM

Hot nutritional meals provided for seniors ages 60 and older. Participants must register in advance. DATE: TIME: FEE:

Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $0.25 minimun donation

Contact Lark, Las Palmas or Palm View Community Centers to register or for menu information.

SPECIAL EVENTS

SENIOR MONTHLY DANCE

Come and dance to the sounds of a live Spanish music band. Move and groove with new and old friends. DATE: May 15, June 19, July 17 & August 21 TIME: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. PLACE: Las Palmas Community Center FEE: $1.50 per person

SENIOR MONTHLY TRIP

Take a day trip and visit interesting places and special events throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Location, date, time and fee vary. Ask your local community center for more information.

DRAWING & PAINTING

Everything you know about drawing and painting will be enhanced and nurtured to produce wonderful artwork. Instructor will work with every participant to ensure that every piece is a masterpiece. Beginner Class DATE: Monday & Wednesday TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PLACE: Lark Community Center FEE: Cost of materials

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

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OTHER PROGRAMS 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

FALL SOCCER LEAGUE

Fall 2013 Season Dates: Sept. 21 - Nov. 16 Games will be held every Saturday. Practice is held during the week, after work hours. Registration fee includes jersey, shorts and socks. EARLY REGISTRATION Date: June 17 - August 24 Fall Only: $90 Residents $100 Non-Residents Fall & Spring: $140 Residents $150 Non-Residents LATE REGISTRATION Deadline: August 26 Fall Only: $100 Residents $110 Non-Residents Fall & Spring: $150 Residents $160 Non-Residents

OTHER PROGRAMS

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. DATE: TIME: PLACE: AGE: FEE:

Monday & Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Bicentennial Soccer Complex, 2001 Fern Ave. 3 - 10 years $30 per session (includes t-shirt) Session 1: June 4, 6, 11, 13 Session 2: June 18, 20, 25, 27 Session 3: July 9, 11, 16, 18

DYNAMO YOUTH CAMP A one-of-a-kind age appropriate and skill specific curriculum in a fun and friendly environment. Camp features training led by the Dynamo’s nationally licensed coaches. Each player receives an Official Houston Dynamo Camp T-shirt, a Houston Dynamo Soccer Ball and individual player evaluation. DATE: July 22 - July 29 TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Bicentennial Soccer Complex, 2001 Fern Ave. AGE: 4 - 9 years FEE: $130

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF MCALLEN SUMMER CAMP

ALL VALLEY BROOMBALL & ICE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION Frio Grande Valley Ice Center 201 N. 26th Street McAllen · 956-972-0126

LEARN TO PLAY BROOMBALL

DATE: Saturday (June, July & August) TIME: 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. FEE: $11

LEARN TO SKATE

DATE: TIME: FEE:

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Monday - Friday 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. $62 per session

Session 1: June 3 – 7 Session 3: June 17 – 21 Session 5: July 8 – July 12 Session 7: July 22 – 26 Session 9: August 5 – 9

Session 2: June 10 – 14 Session 4: June 24 – June 29 Session 6: July 15 – 19 Session 8: July 29 – August 2 Session 10: August 12 – 16

Youth Summer Programs, Library, Digital Photography, Science Fun, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Aerobics, Martial Arts, Triple Play, Journalism, Music, Drama, Game Room, Girls Scouts, and Much More! The Texas Department of Agriculture announces its sponsorship of the Summer Food Service program providing free breakfast and lunch at participating Boys & Girls Club of McAllen. REGISTER: April 16 - May 17 DATE:

Monday - Friday Session 1: June 3 - 28 Session 2 : July 1 - 26

TIME:

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Youth Age 12 & under 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Teens Age 13 - 17

PLACE:

Othal E. Brand Center (S. McAllen) 2620 W. Galveston (956) 682-5791 Glen E. & Rita K. Roney Center (N. McAllen) 4501 N. 34th Street (956) 687-3910

FEE:

Roney Center: $140 per session Brand Center: $110 per session PLUS $25 for membership fee. Forms of payment accepted: Cash or Check only

A copy of participant’s Birth Certificate MUST be present at the time of registration.

DYNAMO ELITE CAMP The main source of identification and recruitment for the Dynamo Academy, camp curriculum and training is based on technique & tactical development. Players will be evaluated by Dynamo coaching staff and successful players will be invited to join Dynamo Academy/Dynamo Jrs. teams. Each player receives an Official Houston Dynamo Camp T-shirt, a Houston Dynamo Soccer Ball and individual player evaluation. DATE: July 22 - July 29 TIME: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PLACE: Bicentennial Soccer Complex, 2001 Fern Ave. AGE: 9 - 17 years FEE: $150 MYSA SOCCER CAMPS 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 3 - 7 Session 2: June 10 - 14 Session 3: June 17 - 21 Session 4: July 8 - 12 Session 5: July 15 - 19

MCALLEN ART INCUBATOR RADIO BROADCASTING CLASSES BY KCYP 97.7 FM 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! Need more information? Contact Joe Martinez at (956) 789-0702 or visit www.thecity977.com


OTHER PROGRAMS SUMMER READING PROGRAM Register beginning June 3 at any McAllen Public Library location. Keep track of the books you read to win prizes! Need more info? Contact your nearest library branch.

Join us for a summer reading program kick-off event on June 2nd! Main Library 4001 N. 23rd Street • 956.681.3000 Lark Branch 2601 Lark Ave • 956.681.3100 Palm View Branch 3401 Jordan Ave • 956.688.3110

Visit us online! www.mcallenlibrary.net Connect with us! www.facebook.com/mcallenlibrary www.twitter.com/mcallenlibrary

CHILDREN’S READING PROGRAM DIG INTO READING

Join us all summer for crafts, performances, activities and prizes as you read, read , read! DATE: AGE: FEE:

June 3 - July 26 Birth - entering 5th Grade FREE! FREE! FREE!

TEEN READING PROGRAM BENEATH THE SURFACE

Teens are encouraged to read 30 hours during the program and will win prizes along the way. Those who complete the program will receive a ticket to the finale skate party and be entered to win several grand prizes. Summer activities include teen book discussions, crafts, games, and dance lessons. DATE: AGE: FEE:

June 3 - July 12 Grades 6 - 12 FREE! FREE! FREE!

FALL EVENTS FRIGHT NITE 5K “Beware of the Dark”

This isn’t your average 5K. Experience a unique and thrilling twist with this Halloween-themed night run. Beware - you might encounter bone-chilling suprises along the race route. Enjoy the family-friendly post race Halloween bash, featuring music, food and fun! DATE: Saturday, October 19 TIME: Race Start 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Westside Park, 1000 S. Ware Rd FEE: $20 Advance Registration $30 Day of Race $5 Post race party pass (non-runners) Costume runners receive $5 discount off advance registration AWARDS: First 300 registered get a FREE event t-shirt & custom survivor finisher medal. Custom medals awarded to top 3 male & female finishers in 8 age groups.

HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Enjoy tons of games, contests, candy, prizes, haunted house and much more! DATE: Thursday, October 31 TIME: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Park 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: FREE ADMISSION!

HAUNTED POOL

Experience the unique canoe tours through the haunted pool if you dare. Family friendly activities for all ages. Enjoy arts, crafts, games, contests, candy and prizes! DATE: Thursday, October 31 TIME: 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. PLACE: Municipal Park 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. FEE: $2.00 per person

CANDLELIGHT POSADA PARADE & FESTIVAL

City-wide Christmas celebration featuring the traditional Mexican posada, Christmas parade and live nativity scene. Celebrate the holiday season by enjoying music, food, games and entertainment for the entire family DATE: TIME: PLACE: FEE:

Saturday, December 7 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Archer Park, 101 N. Main Street FREE ADMISSION!

For more information on parade entries, food booths, entertainment schedules, and sponsorship opportunities contact McAllen Chamber of Commerce at (956) 682-2871.

INAUGURAL McALLEN MARATHON

Sign-up for a 13.1 mile half, 26.2 mile full or 4 person relay marathon adventure through the Streets of Tropical McAllen. The race courses are flat and fast with a South Texas breeze on asphalt routes that will cruise through shady McAllen neighborhoods. DATE: Sunday, December 15 TIME: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PLACE: De Leon Sports Complex For more information visit http://mcallenmarathon.com

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PARK & PAVILION RENTALS Reserve a park pavilion, pool or community center for your next special event! Birthday Parties, Family Reunions, Anniversaries Weddings & So Much More!

Idela Park

For more infomation on pricing and availability please contact or visit your nearest community center. PARK PAVILIONS Airport Park Pavilion 2201 S. 26th Street Cascade Park Pavilion 1000 S. Bales Road Firemen’s Park Pavilion 201 N. 1st Street Idela Park Pavilion 3500 Idela Street La Vista Park Pavilion 100 La Vista Avenue Lion’s Park Pavilion 1201 N. 12th Street Palm View Splash Park 3401 Jordan Road. Ramiro Guerra Pavilion 1000 S. Ware Road Westside Park Pavilions 1000 S. Ware Road Zinnia Park Pavilion 5201 N. 29th Street

Boys Club Pool

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SWIMMING POOLS Boys Club Pool Cascade Pool Los Encinos Pool Municipal Pool

617 S. 27th Street 1000 Bales Road 3300 Sarah Avenue 1921 N. Bicentennial

COMMUNITY CENTERS Lark Community Center Las Palmas Community Center Palm View Community Center

2601 Lark Avenue 1921 N. 25th Street 3401 Jordan Road

QUINTA MAZATLAN

600 Sunset Drive.

Quinta Mazatlan


GENERAL INFO 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 路 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 路 956-681-3350 Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

SOUTH McALLEN

Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Rd 路 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 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, for nearly all of 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.

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