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MECHANICSBURG AREA PARKS & RECREATION WINTER/SPRING PROGRAM BROCHURE 2018 • Issue No. 1

SHOVEL IN THE SAVINGS! LOOK INSIDE... Adult Programs.....................3-6 Aquatic Programs.....................7 Student Programs.................8-11 Trips...................................13 TAKE OUR SURVEY Visit our website at

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COMMUNITY 7th Annual Triples Tournament

Save the date! Saturday, June 2, join teams in this volleyball tournament to benefit MASH Boys Volleyball teams. Men’s, women’s and juniors divisions will be available. Register by April 27 to receive a FREE t-shirt!

8th Annual Tri4Kids - July 21

Date: Sa, Jul 21 Time: 8:00 am Registration Location: Memorial Park Fee: $25, After June 22 $35, Day of $40 Come “Ride, glide, dip and dive” your way through this fun, exciting event to be held this summer! Our 8th Annual Tri4Kids is open to all students ages 5-12 who have an interest in competing in a triathlon (swim, bike, run)! Our event is a friendly competition and meant to introduce children to the sport by getting them physically active at an early age. Race distances will vary based on age. T-shirt not guaranteed if registered after June 29.

MREC Grass League

2018 will mark the seventh season of our grass league. Leagues available for Doubles and Quads. Email mrecvb@mbgsd.org for more information.

Dive In Movie Night, June 1

Watch a movie at the Mechanicsburg Area Community Pool. The pool will not be open to the public. Swimming will be held from 4:00-8:00 pm and the movie will be from 8:00-10:00 pm. Season Pool Pass Holder: $5/pp, Adult: $9/pp, Child: $7 pp. Concession Stand available.

Mechanicsburg Dinner Club

Tired of eating out by yourself? Looking for new places to eat and enjoy new friendships? Look no further. We are lining up several great restaurants for you to try. There is no fee; just simply show up and pay for your own dinner and tip. We meet at a new restaurant the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm. Register online to ensure your restaurant reservation. Snapper’s Wed, Jan 17, 2018 120 E. Allen St., Mechanicsburg TJ Rockwell’s Wed, Feb 21, 2018 896 W. Grantham Rd., Mechanicsburg York Street Grille Wed, Mar 21, 2018 398 N. York St., Mechanicsburg Hellenic Kouzina Wed, Apr 18, 2018 500 Main St., Mechanicsburg Sophia’s at Walden Wed, May 16, 2018 129 Walden Way, Mechanicsburg

PA Hunter-Trapper Education

A Fashion Affair 2018

Summer Adventure Camp

Instructors Needed:

Date: May 3 - May 4 Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Instructor: Timothy Wenrich, WCO Ages: 11+ This training class is required by law for all first-time hunters and trappers before they can buy a license. You must pass a certification exam at the end of the class to complete this training. Important: In order to prepare for your class, read Chapters 1, 4, 5 and 9 located at Today’s Hunter & Trapper in PA located on the PA Game Commission website. Donations being taken the first night of class for the Trails & Trees Environmental Center. To enroll, please go to www.pgc.state.pa.us. SAC is a 10 week enrichment day camp offered to students ages 5-14. Campers participate in weekly field trips, theme days, group activities and swimming. Early registration begins March 5. Register early to ensure your camper the best summer! Registrations will be accepted until camp is full. Information available online. “SAC is an outstanding program! Our child loves the fun activities and we love the fact that he is outside enjoying the summer, rather than sitting indoors staring at a screen. The staff is an amazing group of individuals that give their all into making a memorable summer.”

Masquerade Dance

Date: Sa, Mar 3 Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Cafeteria Fee: $15 pp Students are encouraged to invite a special adult in their life to dance the night away! Hors D’oeuvres, keepsake and dancing included. (Dinner is not included.) Tickets for this Annual Event go on sale Monday, December 4. Registration is per person. Not sold as a couple.

PA Discounted Ski Tickets

The Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC will host their 18th Annual Fashion Show Luncheon “A Fashion Affair” on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 12:30 p.m., at the West Shore Country Club, 100 Brentwater Road, Camp Hill. Come out for a relaxing afternoon of good food, fellowship and fashions! Music by Seasons and the silent auction bidding begins at 12:30 p.m. The luncheon will be served at 1:15 p.m., followed by fashions from Christopher and Banks and prom dresses from Taylored For You Bridal Boutique. For ticket information, please contact BPRigney2@gmail.com. Proceeds benefit community organizations. If you are interested in sharing a skill and instructing a program, please go to www.mbgsd.org. Click on Parks & Recreation and then Employment Opportunities. Email us your instructor’s application to Mrec@mbgsd.

Mechanicsburg Ski Club

The Ski Club is open to all students, families and community members and gives residents the best possible value for skiing and snowboarding as well as provides students the opportunity to go as a group throughout January and February on Tuesday evenings. For more information, contact Jason Minnich at jaminnich@mbgsd. org or view the online registration form and club informational brochure at www.mbgsd.org under Wildcat News.

Operation Wildcat Yard Sale

Date: Apr 20 - Apr 21 Largest Yard Sale Ever XI will be held April 20 and 21, 2018 at Mechanicsburg Brethren in Christ Church (McBic). Donations are accepted yearround. Questions; call or email Maureen Ross at 717-773-1988, mross4@comcast.net.

SANTA SWIM SPECIAL

• Bear Creek • Big Boulder • Blue Mountain • Hidden Valley • Elk Mountain • Shawnee Mountain • Roundtop/Liberty/Whitetail • Seven Springs Visit website for additional information. Not available to purchase online; you must stop by the Recreation Office to acquire the tickets.

2018 Pool Passes on sale Dec 4

10th Annual Earth Day Festival

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The festival will be held in downtown Mechanicsburg on April 21, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Music, eco-friendly vendors, many activities, Rain Barrel Silent Auction, and much more at this free community event. Learn more at: www.MechanicsburgEarthDayFest.com.

GREAT CHRISTMAS PRESENT!

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ADULT EXERCISE PROGRAMS ALL ACCESS PASS

Session I: M/Tu/W/Th/Sa, Jan 3 - Mar 17 Session II: M/Tu/W/Th/Sa, Apr 3 - May 19 Ages: 18+ Session I R: $89 Session I NR: $99 Session II R: $74, After Mar 23 $84 Session II NR: $84, After Mar 23 $94 What a great way to experience all of our most popular classes. Passes are limited, sign up quickly. Please see each individual class for schedule. Classes include: Boot Camp, Booty Barre, Cardio Lite, Hatha Yoga, Kick Jam Fusion, Muscle Pump Gold, Pilates, Pilates Gold, Senior Cardio, Slow Flow VinyasaYoga, Tabata, Top-Shelf Fitness, Vinyasa Yoga, Water Aerobics, Yin Yoga, Yoga Gold, Zumba and Zumba Step/Toning.

BALLROOM DANCE

Date: W, Feb 21 - Mar 28 Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Davis R: $64, After Feb 9 $74 NR: $74, After Feb 9 $84 Great night out! Learn the fun basics in a variety of dances. A great way to relieve stress, build confidence and enjoy exercise.

BASKETBALL MEN’S OPEN GYM Monday

Date: M, Feb 12 - Mar 26 Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Mech. Senior High Gym Ages: 18+ R: $26 NR: $36 Fast paced pick-up games will be played each night on three courts. You can either pay $5 each night or pay the full amount by preregistering. NO CLASS 2/19.

Tuesday

Date: T, Jan 16 - Apr 3 Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Mech. Middle School Gym Ages: 35+ R: $46 NR: $56 Slow paced pick-up games are played each night. You can either pay $5 each night or pay the full amount by preregistering. NO CLASS 3/20.

BOOT CAMP

Session I: M, Jan 8 - Mar 12 Session II: M, Apr 9 - May 14 Time: 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Anna Celeste Stimpson Session I R: $29 Session I NR: $39 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 Cross into a variety of intense group interval exercises to achieve an improved cardiovascular endurance level and create a productive life. Please bring a towel, mat, water and light weights. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19.

BOOTY BARRE

Session I: W, Jan 3 - Mar 14 Session II: W, Apr 4 - May 16 Time: 6:05 pm - 6:35 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $41 Session I NR: $51 Session II R: $29, After Mar 23 $39 Session II NR: $39, After Mar 23 $49 This is an energetic, fun workout that fuses fitness techniques from Dance, Pilates, and Yoga that will tone, define and chisel the whole body. Please bring a mat and light weights.

HATHA YOGA

Session I: W, Jan 3 - Mar 14 Session II: W, Apr 4 - May 16 Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $41 Session I NR: $51 Session II R: $29, After Mar 23 $39 Session II NR: $39, After Mar 23 $49 Blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. No shoes or socks. Please bring a mat.

HEALTHY STRIDES WALKING PROGRAM

Date: M/W, Jan 8 - Mar 14 Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Middle School Lobby Ages: 18+ Fee: Free Walking is easily the most popular form of exercise and also the universal sport. Join us each night at your own pace. Pre-registration is required. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19.

CARDIO LITE

Session I: M/W, Jan 8 - Mar 14 Session II: M/W, Apr 4 - May 23 Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Upper Allen Elementary School Ages: 18+ Instructor: Annan Hollinger Session I R: $64 Session I NR: $74 Session II R: $59, After Mar 23 $69 Session II NR: $69, After Mar 23 $79 Get a great workout with low to moderate impact moves designed to burn fat. Class incorporates classic floor aerobics that are easy to follow with no complicated choreography. You must provide your own mat. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19.

Wednesday

Date: W, Jan 17 - Apr 4 Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Gym Ages: 18+ R: $46 The sneaker symbol indicates All-Access Pass. NR: $56 Fast paced pick-up games will be played each night. You can either pay $5 each night or pay the full amount by preregistering. NO CLASS 1/24. More details listed on our website at activenet.active.com/mechareaparkrec 3

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ADULT EXERCISE PROGRAMS KICK JAM FUSION

Session I: Tu, Jan 9 - Mar 20 Session II: Tu, Apr 3 - May 15 Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Upper Allen Elementary School Ages: 18+ Instructor: Anna Celeste Stimpson Session I R: $37 Session I NR: $47 Session II R: $29, After Mar 23 $39 Session II NR: $39, After Mar 23 $49 This is the combo cardio workout that you’ve been looking for, where you are free to enjoy a blend of kickboxing and dance. Try an addictive fusion of dance moves with kicks and punches in between. Join in on this challenging cardiovascular class that puts just as much emphasis on having fun as breaking a sweat. Bring a towel and water bottle. NO CLASS 3/13.

MUSCLE PUMP GOLD

Session I: M, Jan 8 - Mar 12 Session II: M, Apr 9 - May 14 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Location: First Church of God Community Ctr., 201 E. Green Street Ages: 50+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $29 Session I NR: $39 Session II R: $21, After Mar 23 $31 Session II NR: $31, After Mar 23 $41 This program is designed to focus on muscle endurance using free weights. It includes an abdominal workout, elements of P90X and Insanity. Please bring a mat and challenging weights to class. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19, 4/16.

PILATES

Session I: M/W, Jan 8 - Mar 14 Session II: W, Apr 4 - May 23 Time: 6:35 pm - 7:35 pm Location: Upper Allen Elementary School Ages: 18+ Instructor: Christine Pompeii Session I R: $64 Session I NR: $74 Session II R: $59, After Mar 23 $69 Session II NR: $69, After Mar 23 $79 A method of body conditioning based on using fewer but more controlled movements, positions and gravity to work the core muscles. Please bring a yoga mat and water to class. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19.

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The first week of January, try any of our exercise classes with a sneaker that are scheduled for FREE. Then register for any of the Session I Adult Exercise Programs for a one-time fee. Register online: www.mbgsd.org.

PILATES GOLD

Session I: Tu, Jan 9 - Mar 13 Session II: Tu, Apr 10 - May 15 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Location: First Church of God Community Ctr., 201 E. Green Street Ages: 50+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $37 Session I NR: $47 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 This program is geared towards the active adult. A method of body conditioning based on using fewer but more controlled movements, positions and gravity to work the core muscles. Please bring a mat.

TABATA

Session I: Th, Jan 4 - Mar 15 Session II: Th, Apr 5 - May 17 Time: 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $41 Session I NR: $51 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 Try this high-intensity workout, which is a mixture of CrossFit and Circuit Training. Offering a maximum benefit with the least amount of time used to get the results you want. Please bring a mat and 1-3 lb. hand weights. NO CLASS 4/12.

SENIOR CARDIO

Session I: M, Jan 8 - Mar 12 Session II: M, Apr 9 - May 14 Time: 9:30 am - 10:00 am Location: First Church of God Community Ctr., 201 E. Green Street Ages: 50+ Instructor: Marissa Stipe Session I R: $29 Session I NR: $39 Session II R: $21, After Mar 23 $31 Session II NR: $31, After Mar 23 $41 This low impact class changes routines weekly and focuses on the heart, lungs and strengthens major muscle groups. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19, 4/16. NEW

SLOW FLOW VINYASA YOGA

Session I: Th, Jan 3 - Mar 14 Session II: Th, Apr 4 - May 9 Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Kearns Session I R: $37 Session I NR: $47 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 Move to a slower pace than a traditional Vinyasa yoga class, but emphasis on linking breath with movement, listening to the body, and letting go of judgment stays the same. Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, pillow and water to drink. NO CLASS 2/7.

TOP SHELF FITNESS

Session I: Sa, Jan 6 - Mar 17 Session II: Sa, Apr 7 - May 19 Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Location: Middle School Auxiliary Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $59 Session I NR: $69 Session II R: $32, After Mar 23 $42 Session II NR: $42, After Mar 23 $52 This workout is designed for weight loss and to get into great athletic shape. The program will include: aerobics, cardio kickboxing, insanity, zumba, zumba toning, dance aerobics, calisthenics, hoola hooping, jumping rope, weight training, kettle bells, muscle confusion, boot camp, core work, pilates, pound workout, PiYo and gyrokenesis. Please bring weights and a mat. NO CLASS 4/14, 5/5.

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ADULT GENERAL PROGRAMS

ADULT EXERCISE PROGRAMS VINYASA YOGA

Session I: M, Jan 8 - Mar 12 Session II: M, Apr 9 - May 14 Time: 6:15 pm - 7:15 am Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Morgan Butz Session I R: $29 Session I NR: $39 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 Concentrates more on your breathing and synchronizes with your movement allowing your poses to run together like a dance. Please bring a mat and water. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19.

VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

Date: M, Jan 8 - Apr 23 Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Middle School Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Derek Vogelsong R: $54 NR: $64 Spike into pick-up games weekly. Two courts available. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19, 4/2.

NEW

YOGA GOLD

Session I: Tu, Jan 9 - Mar 13 Session II: Tu, Apr 10 - May 15 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: First Church of God Community Ctr., 201 E. Green Street Ages: 50+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $37 Session I NR: $47 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 This program is designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity. It blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in a fitness format. No shoes or socks. Please bring a mat.

Session I: M/W, Mar 5 - Mar 21 Session II: Tu/F, Apr 10 - Apr 27 Session I Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Session II Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Location: Total Equine Learning Center 645 Sawnmill Road, Lisburn Ages: 18+ Instructor: Joanne Hocker Session I R: $269, After Feb 23 $279 Session I NR: $279, After Feb 23 $289 Session II R: $269, After Mar 30 $279 Session II NR: $279, After Mar 30 $289 This program will include care and feeding of horses, grooming, tack, English and Western riding.

ZUMBA

Session I: W, Jan 3 - Mar 14 Session II: W, Apr 4 - May 16 Time: 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $41 Session I NR: $51 Session II R: $29, After Mar 23 $39 Session II NR: $39, After Mar 23 $49 This Latin dance inspired cardio workout will burn fat and you’ll have fun! Whittle that waist away. You’ll forget you’re working out! Please bring a mat and water.

INTRODUCTION TO KUNG FU

Location: Mech. Kung Fu Center, 2 W. Allen St. Instructor: Brian Lahr Basic introduction into martial arts. Learn basic punching, blocking, stance work, foundation skills and breathing exercises to reduce stress and help focus. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing (workout pants, shorts not recommended). Cost: $15 per class. Classes meet M-S, various day times Call Mech. Kung Fu, to register and class times 364-5252.

PUPPY TRAINING

Date: W, Apr 4 - May 9 Time: 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 16+ Instructor: Jan Castner R: $31, After Mar 28 $41 NR: $41, After Mar 28 $51 Designed to get your puppy under control and used to basic commands. This half hour class socializes and begins the basic instruction of the puppy before it grows into a problem. House manners and tips on raising a real family friend. DO NOT BRING DOGS THE FIRST NIGHT. All participants must bring own leash and collar. Trainers must be 16 yrs or older.

YIN YOGA

Session I: W, Jan 3 - Mar 14 Session II: W, Apr 4 - May 9 Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Kearns Session I R: $37 Session I NR: $47 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 A slow-paced style of yoga in which seated and lying down poses are held anywhere from two to five minutes. Yin Yoga’s focus is on the connective tissues of the body, with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, pillow and water to drink. NO CLASS 2/7.

ADULT HORSEMANSHIP

ZUMBA STEP/TONING

Session I: Th, Jan 4 - Mar 15 Session II: Th, Apr 5 - May 17 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: 18+ Instructor: Marisa Stipe Session I R: $41 Session I NR: $51 Session II R: $25, After Mar 23 $35 Session II NR: $35, After Mar 23 $45 Step Aerobics performed in a Zumba style, choreographed routine by stepping up, onto and down from a portable platform. Please bring a mat and step. NO CLASS 4/12.

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SANITY SCHOOL FOR PARENTS

Session I: Tu, Jan 16 - Feb 20 Session II: Tu, Mar 20 - Apr 24 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Jean McIver Fee: $274 Learn strategies that work. Parent training in behavior management is essential treatment for children with ADHD and related challenges. Learn the skills and strategies you need to understand your child’s behaviors and improve their self-control and selfesteem. Help your child achieve at school and at home. Fee includes: Training for two adults per family, one year of support and all supplies.

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ADULT GENERAL PROGRAMS ACTIVE SHOOTER CLINIC

Date: Sa, Apr 14 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Tiger Rock Martial Arts 3300 Hartzdale Drive, Camp Hill Ages: 14+ Instructor: Brandon Keeton Fee: $12 While no one ever wants to experience an active shooter situation at their workplace, sporting event or other activity, it is unfortunately a very real possibility. In partnership with the Lower Allen Township Police Department and Tiger Rock Martial Arts, we invite you to join us for an evening of training designed to ensure a better chance of survival in the event of an active shooter scenario. Participants age 14-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult age 18 or older.

INTRO TO HERBS AND HERB GARDENING

Date: W, Apr 11 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: The Rosemary House 120 S. Market Street Ages: 18+ Instructor: Susanna Reppert Fee: $20, After Mar 28 $30 Herbs are fun to grow in containers or in with flowers and veggies. You will be introduced to some of the common and unusual herbs to use for cooking, fragrance or tea. We will cover the basic requirements for a healthy herb garden and everyone will leave with a little starter plant and some handouts to begin their herb gardening adventure.

MEADOW FLOWERS IN A MASON JAR

Date: W, Apr 4 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Design Studio at Strock Enterprises, Inc. Ages: 18+ Instructor: Sharon Benyou Fee: $40 Looking to design your own fresh cut flower center piece? Materials for the class will be provided and covered in the cost of the class. Sign up now at www.strockenterprises.net/class-calendar.

CHALKBOARD ART SIGNS

Date: Sa, Mar 17 Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 18+ Instructor: Kari Bianchi R: $44, After Mar 2 $54 NR: $54, After Mar 2 $64 Learn to create your very own chalkboard art to display in your home. Choose from 2 different seasonal designs and take home a 16” x 24” chalkboard that you created. No experience necessary. Supplies and snacks will be provided.

DOG OBEDIENCE

Date: W, Apr 4 - May 9 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 16+ Instructor: Jan Castner R: $57, After Mar 23 $67 NR: $67, After Mar 23 $77 Who’s the boss? You or your dog? Learn the basic commands with praise oriented instructions. The first night, no dogs just the owners. The instructor will explain leash and collar needs for first class. Dogs must be 6 months and older. No aggressive dogs.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY If School is: • Cancelled - No Programs • Early Dismissal - No Programs • Delayed - Programs as Scheduled

JEREMIAH BASKET WEAVING

Date: Sa, Apr 21 - Apr 28 Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: 15+ Instructor: Kathy Taylor R: $64, After Mar 23 $74 NR: $74, After Mar 23 $84 Participants will weave the Jeremiah basket. Bring a bag lunch and drink. All supplies included.

MAKE YOUR OWN TASSEL NECKLACE

Date: W, Jan 3 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Design Studio at Strock Enterprises, Inc. Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Aquino Fee: $30 Love Jewelry? Try making your own one of a kind Tassel Neckless. All materials are provided. The instructor will walk you through the process step by step! Space is limited. Sign up now at www.strockenterprises.net/class-calendar.

SPRING WREATH ADORNED WITH SPRING SILK FLORALS

Date: W, May 2 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Design Studio at Strock Enterprises, Inc. Ages: 18+ Instructor: Sharon Benyou Fee: $45 Join our instructor as she will step by step teach you how to create a 12 inch spring wreath adorned with an assortment of items such as: silk flowers, bird nest, birds, birdhouses, eggs, etc. Materials for the class will be provided and covered in the cost of the class. Sign up now at www.strockenterprises.net/class-calendar. Register Online • No Service Fee 6

VINTAGE BOOK PAGE FLOWER DESIGN

Date: W, Mar 7 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Design Studio at Strock Enterprises, Inc. Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Aquino Fee: $30 Make a Vintage book flower design to hang on a wall or door. Materials for the class will be provided and covered in the cost of the class. Sign up now at www.strockenterprises.net/class-calendar.

WOOD PALLET SIGN DECOR

Date: W, Feb 7 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Design Studio at Strock Enterprises, Inc. Ages: 18+ Instructor: Deborah Aquino Fee: $35 Create your own Wood pallet sign. All materials are provided. She will walk you through the process step by step! Sign up now at www.strockenterprises.net/class-calendar.

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OPERATION WILDCAT for their continued support with the Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund.


AQUATICS EXERCISE & WELLNESS AQUA ACTION SWIM PASS FAMILY & INDIVIDUAL

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE SEMI-PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS

Date: F, Jan 26 - Apr 27 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: 6+ Family R: $36 Family NR: $46 Individual R: $23 Individual NR: $33 Cannonball! Jump in and stay active with open swim. Two lanes will be open for adult lap swim. NO CLASS 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/9, 3/30.

DISCOVER SCUBA

Date: F, Jan 19 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: 12+ Instructor: Harrisburg’s West Shore Scuba R: $30 NR: $40 Are you interested in Scuba but not sure if you want to sign-up for lessons? This program is a chance to get your feet wet in the underwater world of SCUBA Divers. This is a highly supervised pool experience that exposes one to Scuba Diving in a fun and safe way. Only swim attire and towel are needed.

ITTY BITTY WATER KITTY

Date: M/Tu/W/Th, May 7 - May 10 Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: At least 1 but less than 4 Instructor: Abby Yeingst-Souder R: $24, After Apr 13 $34 NR: $34, After Apr 13 $44 Rub-a-dub-dub, let’s pretend to be a sub. We’ll work on beginning water skills. Each child must be accompanied in the water by a parent.

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WATER CATS

Date: M/Tu/W/Th, May 7 - May 17 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: At least 5 but less than 13 Instructor: Abby Yeingst-Souder R: $49, After Apr 13 $59 NR: $59, After Apr 13 $69 Provides children with the skills needed to learn how to swim, as well as how to stay safe in, on and around the water.

FLOATERS LEVEL 1

May 7 May 17

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

PADDLERS LEVEL 2

May 7 May 17

6:35 pm 7:05 pm

FLIPPERS LEVEL 3

May 7 May 17

7:10 pm 7:45 pm

SNORKELERS

May 7 May 17

7:10 pm 7:45 pm

LEVEL 4

Date: W, Mar 7 - May 16 Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Senior High Pool & Room 108 Ages: 15+ Instructor: Lorrie Weber R: $179, After Feb 16 $189 NR: $189, After Feb 16 $199 Dive into the skills needed for a summer job... develop the skills, and knowledge to prevent, recognize and respond to pool emergencies. Participant must turn 15 prior to the end of this course.

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION

Date: Sa, May 5 - May 19 Time: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Location: Senior High Pool & Room 108 Ages: 15+ Instructor: Lorrie Weber R: $99, After Apr 20 $109 NR: $109, After Apr 20 $119 This course is for those that need to be recertified in Lifeguarding. It is your responsibility to register and download the “new” text book from the American Red Cross website.

SCUBA

Date: Th/F, Feb 1 - Feb 2 Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Senior High Pool Ages: 12+ Instructor: Harrisburg’s West Shore Scuba R: $174, After Jan 19 $184 NR: $184, After Jan 19 $194 Discover the Deep...join P.A.D.I. certified instructor from Harrisburg’s West Shore Scuba. Open Water Scuba Diver certification course will have you well prepared for your next exotic vacation. Participants must provide their own mask, fins, snorkel which is available at the Scuba shop if not already owned. E-Learning replaces the traditional book instruction and is obtained at the scuba shop. The cost for E-learning is $165 and there are some additional fees for Open Water checkout dives that can be conducted locally or in the Florida Keys. For more information please visit website.

FLOATERS LEVEL 1

Level 1 - Based on skill ability, NOT age. Beginning water skills - no previous swimming experience needed to sign up for this level. Students will be able to demonstrate the following at the completion of this level: Fully submerge face for 3 seconds. Supported floating on front and back. Supported arm movement on front and back. Bubble blowing through mouth and nose. Walking and/or “swimming” 5 yards in chest deep water. Enter and exit the pool with or without assistance.

PADDLERS LEVEL 2

Level 2 - Based on skill ability, NOT age. Fundamental Aquatic skills. Students will be able to demonstrate the following at the completion of this level: Enter and exit the pool unassisted. Retrieve object off of bottom of pool with eyes open. Bob, submerging head 15 times and bob to safety. Blowing bubbles through nose. Front floating for 5 seconds. Front floats include “jellyfish”, “superman”, and tuck. Back floating for 15 seconds. 2-3 body lengths swimming front crawl and breathing by picking head up straight. 2-3 body lengths swimming back crawl. Treading water for 15 seconds.

Session I & II: M/W Mar 12 - Mar 28 Session III & IV: M/W Apr 9 - Apr 25 Session I Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session II Time: 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Session III Time: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Session IV Time: 6:15 pm - 6:45 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: At least 5 but less than 13 Instructor: Mike Glumac R: $99 NR: $109 Instructors available to provide semi-private swim lessons from learning to swim to competitive level.

WATER AEROBICS

Session I: Tu/Th Jan 9 - Feb 15 Session II: Tu/Th, Mar 1 - Apr 17 Time: 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Pool Ages: 18+ Instructor: Ivy Logue Session I R: $39 Session I NR: $49 Session II R: $51, After Feb 17 $61 Session II NR: $61, After Feb 17 $71 Enter and enjoy the world of water aerobics. A cardiovascular workout in the water. Limited lap lanes available. NO CLASS 2/1, 3/8, 3/29.

Mechanicsburg Swim Club (MSC) • Competitive year round swim team. • Ages 5-18. Practices are held at the Senior High Pool. http://www.mechanicsburgswimclub.com

FLIPPERS LEVEL 3

Level 3 - Based on skill ability, NOT age. Stroke Development. Students will be able to demonstrate the following skills at the completion of this level: 15 yds front crawl with consistent rotary breathing. 15 yds back crawl. Treading water for 30 seconds. Deep water back float for 30 seconds. Survival swimming for 30 seconds. Kneeling and stride dives. Front and back glides. Bob while moving to safety. Elementary Backstroke. Sidestroke kick. Butterfly kick.

SNORKELERS LEVEL 4

Level 4 - Based on skill ability, NOT age. Stroke Refinement. Students will be able to demonstrate the following skills at the completion of this level: 25 yds front crawl with consistent rotary breathing. 25 yds back crawl. Treading water for 1 minute. Deep water back float and survival swimming. Compact dive and feet first surface dives. Open front and back crawl turns. 15 yds Elementary Backstroke. 15 yds Sidestroke. 15 yds Butterfly.

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YOUTH EXERCISE & WELLNESS CATS FIELD HOCKEY

Date: Tu, Jan 4 - Feb 22 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Yellow Breeches Sports Center Ages: At least 6 but less than 12 Instructor: Heather Martin Fee: $59 Learn and practice individual team skills, beginning with the fundamentals of field hockey and play pick-up games. Please bring mouthguard, shinguards, stick, and a water bottle to practice everyday. Please visit www.longstreth.com if you would prefer to order a youth package.

CO-ED SUMMER BASKETBALL K-4 Date: Tu/Th, Jun 5 - Jun 21 Location: Memorial Park Basketball Courts Ages: At least 5 but less than 11 Instructor: Steve Laudenslager Fee: $8 Keep your basketball skills sharp, learn a couple new drills and then play pick-up games. Cost is $8 to register and then $4 each night to participant. Please pay the instructor $4 each night. You MUST be pre-registered to participate. FALL 2018

FIELD HOCKEY LEAGUE U9, U11, U13

Date: W, Aug 8 - Oct 10 Location: Middle School Field Hockey Field Ages: At least 5 but less than 12 Fee: $154 This is a program that will focus on developing skills by providing opportunities for game experience. Practices will be held twice a week with games on Sundays. Participants must be ages 5-12 as of September 1, 2018. Registration includes: a skort, a maroon and a white sleeveless shirts.

GIRLS YOUTH VOLLEYBALL

Date: M/W, Mar 26 - Apr 25 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Middle School Gym Ages: At least 10 but less than 15 Instructor: TBD Fee: $89, After Mar 16 $99 Bump, set, spike! Get in the gym to learn how to play volleyball, improve your skills and play games!

GYMNASTICS

Session I: M, Jan 22 - Mar 19 Session II: M, Apr 9 - May 7 Session III: M, Jan 22 - Mar 19 Session IV: M, Apr 9 - May 7 Session I & II Time: 5:30 pm - 6:10 pm Session III & IV Time: 6:15 pm - 6:55 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Session I & II Ages: At least 3 but less than 6 Session III & IV Ages: At least 6 but less than 13 Instructor: Harrisburg Gymnastics Session I & III R: $97 Session I & III NR: $107 Session II & IV R: $61, After Mar 31 $71 Session II & IV NR: $71, After Mar 31 $81 Tumbling, bars, balance beam, vault and more! A fundamental program to build strength, flexibility and self confidence. NO CLASS 2/19.

FIELD HOCKEY STICK SKILLS K-6 Grades K-2 Date: M, Mar 5 - Mar 26 Grades 3-4 Date: M, Mar 5 - Mar 26 Grades 5-6 Date: Th, Mar 1 - Mar 22 Grades K-2 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm Grades 3-4 Time: 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm Grades 5-6 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm Location: Broad Street Elementary Gym Instructor: Tonya Brown Fee: $29, After Feb 23 $39 Field hockey fundamentals with exciting small games to develop game skills. Please bring mouthguard, shinguards, stick, water bottle and a long sock to practice everyday. Please visit www.longstreth.com if you would prefer to order a youth package.

HIP HOP/DANCE K-3

Date: Su, Jan 21 - Apr 8 Time: 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Studio ‘91, 712 Grantham Rd, Grantham Ages: At least 5 but less than 10 Instructor: Janice Brougher-Roos Fee: $109 Combines dance training and choreography with a dance team flair to make you look awesome! A great workout that will improve stamina and performance skills. NO CLASS: 3/25, 4/1.

HIP HOP/DANCE TEAM GIRLS GRADES 4-12

Date: Su, Jan 21 - Apr 8 Grades 4-8 Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Grades 5-12 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Studio ‘91, 712 Grantham Rd, Grantham Instructor: Janice Brougher-Roos Registration 4-8: $119 Registration 5-12: $119 Combines dance training and choreography with a dance team flair to make you look awesome! A great workout that will improve stamina and performance skills. NO CLASS 3/25, 4/1.

SOCCER SHOTS

Date: Tu, Jan 9 - Feb 27 Time: Varies Location: Elmwood Elementary Aux. Gym Ages: At least 2 but less than 8 Instructor: Mandy Webb Fee: $95 A fun, high-energy introduction to soccer. Classes focus on skill development and character development in a non-competitive environment. Register online only: www.soccershots.org/harrisburg. For more information, call 717-805-1255. Register Online • No Service Fee 8

STRICTLY SKILLS BASKETBALL CO-ED

Session I: Tu, Apr 3 - May 1 Session II: Tu, Apr 3 - May 1 Session I Time: 6:00 pm - 6:40 pm Session II Time: 6:45 pm - 7:35 pm Location: Broad Street Elementary Gym Session I: At least 6 but less than 9 Session II: At least 8 but less than 12 Instructor: Andrew Diehl Session I R: $69, After Mar 23 $79 Session I NR: $79, After Mar 23 $89 Session II R: $74, After Mar 23 $84 Session II NR: $84, After Mar 23 $94 Each clinic incorporates the fundamentals of basketball through a variety of fun, lead-up games, basketball-specific skill stations, and general athletic movement activities. Dickinson Woman’s Coach Maggie McElroy will lead this clinic. For more information visit www.StrictlySkills.com. Participants should bring a water bottle.

TRACK CLUB

Date: M/W, Mar 26 - May 23 Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Location: Mechanicsburg High School Track Ages: At least 9 but less than 15 Instructor: Sue Canniff Fee: $44, After Mar 16 $54 An opportunity for students to participate in recreational track and field. Learn the basics of running, jumping and throwing. There will be a couple track meets: one on a weeknight and one on a Saturday. Parents maybe required to help during the track meets. If your child would like to continue with Track & Field, please check-out Hershey Blaze at www.hersheyblazetc.org. NO CLASS 3/28, 4/2.


YOUTH EXERCISE & WELLNESS MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS CLUB

Date: Tu/Th, Apr 10 - May 31 April Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm May Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: Mech. Senior High Tennis Courts Ages: At least 11 but less than 15 Instructor: Coach Smith Fee: Free This will provide a pathway for students who wish to play competitively in high school. It will involve an hour of live action focusing on development of skills and actual play. Mechanicsburg Area School District Students Only.

TENNIS U11

Date: Sa, Apr 28 - May 26 Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Tennis Courts Ages: At least 5 but less than 11 Instructor: Coach Smith R: $64, After Apr 13 $74 NR: $74, After Apr 13 $84 These programs are to teach beginners, advanced beginners and intermediates the fundamentals of tennis. Please bring an age appropriate racquet.

TENNIS 11 AND OVER

Date: Sa, Apr 28 - May 26 Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Tennis Courts Ages: At least 11 but less than 18 Instructor: Coach Smith R: $64, After Apr 13 $74 NR: $74, After Apr 13 $84 These programs are to teach beginners, advanced beginners and intermediates the fundamentals of tennis. Please bring an age appropriate racquet.

Summer Employment Opportunities Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation

Mechanicsburg Area Community Swimming Pool

Applications available on our website. Interviews March 9 & 10.

SAC: (Summer Adventure Camp)

Applications available on our website and Mechanicsburg Borough website.

Lifeguard: • Must be 15 years of age or older • Must be ARC certified • Loves being outside • Dedicated to working a shift Playground Program: Clerk: • Must be 16 years of age or older • Must be 15 years of age or older • Creative and willing to organize games and daily • Loves working with the public activities • Strong work ethic • Positive attitude • Must be good with money and making change • Loves being outside and working with children Front Desk: • Must be 18 years of age or older • Must be able to establish good working relationships with customers/patrons • Accurate and attention to detail • Must have computer and phone skills • Must be 18 years of age or older • Dedicated • Positive Role Model • Loves working with children

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YOUTH GENERAL PROGRAMS NEW 2-D ART EXPLORATION Date: Tu, Mar 13 - Apr 3 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: At least 7 but less than 15 Instructor: Amanda Forst R: $69, After Mar 2 $79 NR: $79, After Mar 2 $89 This class will explore a range of 2-dimensional art mediums (materials) and styles. Students will draw, paint, and learn about art fundamentals as well as famous artists. All supplies included. Please wear an old t-shirt. NEW 3-D ART EXPLORATION Date: Tu, Feb 6 - Feb 27 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: At least 7 but less than 15 Instructor: Amanda Forst R: $69, After Jan 26 $79 NR: $79, After Jan 26 $89 Do you love building art with your hands while learning about composition and famous sculptors? Join this class! Do a different 3D art project each week. We will use clay, wire, plaster, and more! All supplies included. Please wear an old t-shirt.

BEGINNING PONY RIDING MINI CAMP

Session I Date: Su, Mar 18 Session II Date: Su, Apr 22 Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Total Equine Learning Center 645 Sawmill Road, Lisburn Ages: At least 4 but less than 14 Instructor: Joanne Hocker Session I R: $42, After Mar 9 $52 Session I NR: $52, After Mar 9 $62 Session II R: $42, After Apr 13 $52 Session II NR: $52, After Apr 13 $62 Enjoy riding ponies, learning how to care for them and other fun activities. The farm has an indoor and outdoor ring, so come rain or shine. NEW

DESIGN & BUILD CHALLENGES STEM GRADES 3-5

Date: Th, Mar 15 - Apr 12 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 108 Ages: At least 8 but less than 11 Instructor: John Green R: $44, After Mar 2 $54 NR: $54, After Mar 2 $64 Are you up for the challenge? Do you like to invent or build things? During this program, students will use basic everyday materials and work in teams to build contraptions or construct simple machines to accomplish different tasks. Come ready to build, collaborate, and design. A great program for using STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. NO CLASS: 3/29.

EGGZTREEME EGGZ

Date: F, Mar 23 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: At least 8 but less than 16 Instructor: Amanda Forst Fee: $5, After Mar 22 $10 Activities include: Egg painting (3), snacks and a GLOW IN THE DARK egg hunt. Day of registration is $10/pp (Cash only).

LEGO CHALLENGE

Session I Date: Th, Jan 11 - Feb 1 Session II Date: W, Feb 15 - Mar 8 Time: 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 108 Ages: At least 7 but less than 10 Instructor: John Green Session I R: $44 Session I NR: $54 Session I R: $44, After Feb 2 $54 Session I NR: $54, After Feb 2 $64 Come be challenged to think outside the box to create challenges with Legos. Projects will be created individually and in teams.

MECHANICSBURG ACTIVITES PROGRAM - MAP GREEN TEAM ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB

Session I Date: Tu, Jan 16 - May 22 Session II Date: W, Jan 17 - May 23 Time: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Ages: At least 10 but less than 12 Session I Fee: $54 Session II Fee: $54 This program is for 5th Graders interested in caring for their environment. Informational fliers will be handed out the week of November 20 by Mr. Garrett. Registration deadline is December 8. Any questions, please contact Paul Garrett at paulgarrett40n@gmail. com. Students will need to be picked-up by 4:30 pm at either the classroom or pavilion area of the Trails & Trees Environmental Center.

HORSEBACK RIDING CLINIC

Date: Sa, Mar 24 - Apr 28 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Location: Total Equine Learning Center 645 Sawmill Road, Lisburn Ages: At least 7 but less than 17 Instructor: Joanne Hocker R: $269, After Mar 9 $279 NR: $279, After Mar 9 $289 This clinic will include the care and feeding of horses, grooming, tack, English and Western riding.

INTRODUCTION TO KUNG FU

Location: Mech. Kung Fu Center, 2 W. Allen St. Instructor: Brian Lahr Basic introduction into martial arts. Learn basic punching, blocking, stance work, foundation skills and breathing exercises to reduce stress and help focus. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing (workout pants, shorts not recommended). Cost: $15 per class Classes meet M-S, various day times Call Mech. Kung Fu, to register and class times 364-5252.

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Session I Date: Tu/Th, Feb 13 - Mar 15 Session II Date: Tu/Th, Apr 3 - May 3 Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Ages: At least 11 but less than 15 Fee: Varies The Middle School in cooperation with Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation and Operation Wildcat will be offering programs on Tuesdays and Thursdays for five weeks for 6th- 8th grade students. Involvement in afterschool programs is very important to the development of our middle school students. MAP provides exploratory, enrichment, and remediation opportunities to address the social, emotional, academic, physical, and aesthetic areas of child development.

PONY PRANCE RIDING

Date: Su, May 6 Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Location: Total Equine Learning Center 645 Sawmill Road, Lisburn Ages: At least 2 but less than 7 Instructor: Joanne Hocker R: $38, After Apr 27 $48 NR: $48, After Apr 27 $58 Does your child enjoy riding ponies? This program will allow your child to ride a pony for an entire hour and a half. Please wear clothes appropriate for riding. Do not forget the camera!

STRANGER DANGER

Date: Sa, Apr 14 Session I Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Session II Time: 10:00 am - 10:50 am Location: Tiger Rock Martial Arts 3300 Hartzdale Drive, Camp Hill Session I Ages: At least 4 but less than 6 Session II Ages: At least 6 but less than 12 Instructor: Brandon Keeton Fee: $9 Come and enjoy a great session of training with local police as they teach your child how to be aware of their surroundings in a family fun atmosphere.

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YOUTH GENERAL PROGRAMS PRIVATE MUSICAL INSTRUCTION SAT/ACT PREP

Location: Senior High Band Room Violin Location: Mech. Middle School Room 204 Ages: At least 6 but less than 20 Instructors: Oliver Fairley; Clarinet/Saxophone Molly Shotridge; Flute Elyse Dolislager; Violin Achieve a higher level of musical fluency through private lessons for the Clarinet/Saxophone, Flute or Violin. Lessons will be held between 3:00-9:00 pm in half hour blocks. Participants must have their own instrument, method books and metronome. The instructor will contact you with a schedule, payments and policies.

CLARINET/ SAXOPHONE

Jan 4 May 25

3:00 pm 9:00 pm

FLUTE

Jan 5 May 25

3:00 pm 8:30 pm

VIOLIN

Jan 9 May 15

3:00 pm 8:30 pm

SAFE SITTER BABYSITTING TRAINING

Session I Date: F, Feb 16 Session II Date: F, Mar 9 Time: 8:30 am - 3:15 pm Location: Trails and Trees Env. Center Classroom Ages: At least 11 but less than 16 Instructor: Sue Canniff Session I R: $69, After Feb 2 $79 Session I NR: $79, After Feb 2 $89 Session II R: $69, After Feb 23 $79 Session II NR: $79, After Feb 23 $89 Safe Sitter®, an up-to-date and well-rounded youth development program with a medical basis, teaches young teen babysitters everything they need to know to keep themselves and the children in their care safe. The nationally-recognized, pediatrician-developed program includes child care techniques, basic first aid, rescue techniques (like choking infant and child rescue), babysitting as a business, and online and cell phone safety. Fills up quickly! Please bring a babydoll and packed lunch to class.

Date: Su, Mar 11 - Apr 29 Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Library and Room 160 Ages: At least 15 but less than 19 Instructors: Cindy Miceli, Linda Rowe R: $187, After Feb 24 $197 NR: $197, After Feb 24 $207 Worried about taking the ACT or the “New” SAT? Learn about the differences, structure, content and format of these tests. Gain insight and practice tips/strategy from experienced teachers to help maximize your score. Call Now! Classes fill up fast! NO CLASS 3/11, 4/1.

BEHIND THE WHEEL DRIVER EDUCATION

Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High School Instructors: Doug Erney, Gary Davidson Ages: At least 15 but less than 19 Fee: $320 This course is available to students holding a valid learner’s permit or license and completing the classroom phase (or currently enrolled in good standing). This driving program does not assure students of receiving a valid driver’s license when the course is completed. The instruction is scheduled during a student’s study hall, after school or during the summer. Must reside in the Mechanicsburg Area School District. A $160 deposit is needed upon registration and an additional $160 is required by the first day behind the wheel.

NEW STEM CODING CLUB Grades 1-3 Date: M, Apr 9 - Apr 30 Grades 4-6 Date: M, Apr 9 - Apr 30 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Instructor: Nikolas Mucci R: $99 NR: $109 Students will learn the basics of coding through game design. NEW

STEM ENGINEERING CLUB

Grades 1-3 Date: M, Mar 5 - Mar 26 Grades 4-6 Date: M, Mar 5 - Mar 26 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Instructor: Nikolas Mucci R: $99 NR: $109 Students will learn the basics of engineering, focusing on simple machines, through LEGO and K’Nex. NEW

STEM ROBOTICS CLUB

Grades 1-3 Date: M, Jan 8 - Feb 26 Grades 4-6 Date: M, Jan 8 - Feb 26 Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Instructor: Nikolas Mucci R: $149 NR: $159 Students will explore the world of robotics with LEGOs with step-by-step instructions and “free builds”. NO CLASS 1/15, 2/19. Register Online • No Service Fee 11

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FAMILY PROGRAMS

MASQUERADE DANCE

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Please consider offering a club or activity for students to attend after school. Involvement in after-school programs is very important to the development of our middle school students. Instructor proposals due by December 15. Program ideas: Ceramics, Cooking, Drawing/Painting, Scrapbooks/Stamping, Sewing, Community Stewardship/Preservation, Gardening (herbs, hydroponics, etc.), Recycling/Composting, Watershed, Foreign Languages, Math, Sign Language, Clowing, Dance (Ballet, Cloggin, Folk, Irish, Step, Tap, etc.), Drama/Theater, Fitness Programs, Sports, Walking, Yoga, Computer Graphics, Jounalism, Photography, Poetry, Wildcat TV, Wood Working, World Cultures (Customs, Food, Holidays), Board Games, Boys Club, Girls Club, Service Club. Please contact Josh at 717-691-4572 if interested or need more information.

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TRIPS Coastal Virginia Wine Festival

Date: Jan 27 - Jan 28 Cost: $299 pp Single, $199 pp Double, $189 pp Triple, $179 pp Quad Celebrate good times with Virginia wines at the Coastal Virginia Magazine Wine Fest, at the beautiful Virginia Beach Convention Center. Saturday: Noon 7pm. Vendors include wineries, specialty foods, and arts and crafts. Enjoy a craft beer garden, grape stomp competition, live entertainment and much more. Then enjoy the evening at the ocean front beach property. Trip includes: Transportation, Wine Festival Ticket, 1 Night lodging at your Ocean Front Property and Taxes.

“Lion King” on Broadway

Date: Feb 19 Cost: $179 pp Feel the joy. Feel the thrill. Feel alive at The Lion King. Experience the stunning visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon. One of the most awe-inspiring productions ever brought to life on stage. A remarkable tale of hope and adventure, The Lion King has found its way into the hearts of millions. As The New York Times says, “There is simply nothing else like it.” Trip includes: Transportation, Ticket, and NYC MAP.

Philadelphia Flower Show featuring George Weigel

Date: Mar 6 Date: Mar 7 Cost: $85 pp The show theme for 2018 is “Wonders of Water” and will focus on water features in gardening. The trip includes transportation to and from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, show ticket and on-board show tips and gardening tidbits by garden writer George Weigel. Trip includes: Transportation, Ticket, and George Weigel.

Alexandria Garden Festival

Date: Apr 21 Cost: $159 pp Start the day at River Farm is the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society “and has 25 acres of display gardens”. Homes & Garden Tour area of Alexandria for exploring on your own. Alexandria, has one of the nicest home and garden tours in Virginia’s annual statewide Garden Week, spread over 2 weeks every April. You’ll have more than 4 hours to see the gardens and explore Alexandria’s historic downtown & have lunch on your own. You’ll step through the gates of some of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens and homes. There’s formal gardens, walled gardens, cottage gardens, herb gardens, water gardens and even secret gardens! Dinner buffet at the Dutch’s Daughter tonight! Trip includes: Transportation, River Farm, Alexandria Home and Garden Pass, George Weigel escort, Dinner Buffet, Meal Taxes & Gratuities.

Friday Night LIVE! “Herndon Rocks”

Date: May 4 Cost: $65 pp Come celebrate summer with THE MOST POPULAR OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES IN THE DC AREA, FNL! This outdoor concert series on the Town Green in Herndon. We feature the most popular local and acts from up and down the East Coast. Most of our bands play rock and roll covers from classic to modern rock. We also offer some variety with a country and original music thrown in. FNL is produced by the Herndon Chamber of Commerce and brought to you by our title sponsor Volkswagen Group of America. Lots of food and drink vendors.

Salute America

Date: May 19 Cost: $115 pp Start the day off with a visit to Liberty Park to see the Statue of Liberty then off to experience the history of Ellis Island. Return to Battery Park and enjoy a visit to the Amazing tribute, the 9/11 Memorial site. The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance and honor to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September11, 2001 at the World Trade Center site, near Shanksville, Pa., and at the Pentagon, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing in February 1993. (The Statue of Liberty may be closed at any time by the federal parks service) Trip includes: Transportation, Ferry, Monument Pass, Ellis Island, & 9/11 Memorial.

Blue Angels Experience in Annapolis

Date: May 22 Cost: $110 pp Arrive in Annapolis Maryland. Enjoy the quaint downtown area for shopping and lunch “on your own”. The many shops and restaurants offer a wide range of choices. Then board your cruise and head out in the bay to watch the Elite Navy Pilots - The Blue Angels on their practice day, nothing different today except the crowds. They are preparing for the Celebration of the United State Naval Academy’s 2018 graduating class on May 23rd. There is no better place to watch than from the water! Trip includes: Transportation, Cruise and Air Demonstration.

Washington, DC on Your Own

Date: Jun 2 Cost: $50 pp Travel to our Nation’s Capital for one of the beautiful times of the year. You will enjoy the opportunity to spend the day at the Smithsonian and surrounding areas or take an optional visit to the National Zoo. Trip includes: Transportation.

“Frozen” on Broadway

Date: Jun 6 Cost: $219 pp Be the first to see hottest new show on Broadway!!!! Sit back and enjoy the show, Frozen! Frozen is the timeless tale of two sisters, pulled apart by a mysterious secret. As one young woman struggles to find her voice and harness her powers within, the other embarks on an epic adventure to bring her family together once and for all. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it. Trip includes: Transportation, Mezzanine seats, NYC Map.

Mountain Top Adventure Vermont-New Hampshire

Date: Jun 11 - Jun 14 Cost: $889 pp Single, $789 pp Double, $769 pp Triple, $765 pp Quad Summer time in the mountains. What a way to relax and take in the sites. Trip includes: Transportation, 3 nights lodging, 3 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners, 1 Luncheon, Huguenot Street Homes, Maple Sugaring Museum, Visit the Von Trapp Lodge and enjoy a Bavarian style buffet luncheon, Cabot store, Cold Hollow Cider Mill and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Cog Railroad, Castle in the Clouds,and Train ride excursion along the shores of the lake. Plus much more!!!!!

A Day in Cape May

Date: Jun 16 Cost: $70 pp Enjoy the day at your leisure, soak in the sun, stroll the town. It is your day to relax and enjoy.

New York City On Your Own

Date: Apr 7 Cost: $65 pp Enjoy the day in the City at your leisure. Shop, visit world class museums, restaurants or take in a show.

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MECHANICSBURG AREA ADULT ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB

Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Fee: $25 Looking to do your part at the grass roots level to learn, help, protect, and improve the waterways, land, air, flora, and fauna? Join this active club today and become part of the solution. For more information on the club contact Paul Garrett at 514-3546 or paulgarrett40@comcast.net. Annual dues are $25 per person. Meeting dates: The 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30 - 9:00 pm. All changes and further information will be posted on the GREEN-CAUSE.org calendar. www.GREEN-CAUSE.org

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Non-Discrimination Policy @Mrec4u The Mechanicsburg Area School District, an equal opportunity employer, will not discriminate in employment, educational programs or activities based on sex, race, religion, national origin, color or handicap. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication of this policy in this document is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1973, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the American’s Disabilities Act. Inquiries should be directed to the Compliance Officer/Personnel Coordinator, Deb Stouffer at Mechanicsburg Area School District, 100 E. Elmwood Ave., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4199.

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EASY TO REGISTER! COME IN

CALL US

717-691-4572

Register in person by coming to the Recreation Office located at the Trails & Trees Environmental Center: 1731 S. York Street.

Jan 15, Jan 19, Mar 29, Mar 30, May 28

Summer Hours: Mon - Thur, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Jun 13 - Aug 4 We are closed on Fridays during the Summer.

Complete a registration form and send with payment to:

Register online with no service fee.

Regular Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed: Nov May 23, 30,Nov July24, 4 Nov 27, Dec 22 - Jan 2,

MAIL IN

Parks & Recreation 1731 S. York Street Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

NR = Resident Rate (resides in the Borough of Mechanicsburg or N Shiremanstown and Upper Allen Township) NR = Non-Resident Rate

DROP BOX

If you miss us, there is a green drop box outside our door.

We accept cash, check and credit cards. Please make checks payable to: MASD.

Activity Registration Form

Instructors Needed for Summer Programs! Parent/Guardian DOB We are currently seeking instructors or coaches to run summer camps for K-5. Home Phone Work Phone

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K-2 Sports Camps, Art Programs, Story Time, Coding, Circle One: Mech Boro Shire Boro Upper Allen Township Non-Resident Dance, STEM, Character Specific Programs (Thomas We are seeking individuals and/or groups the Tank, Peppa Pig M/F or Octonauts), Cooking. their Service Projects Dates of Participant Name DOB Grade T-Shirt Size to complete Program Fee at the If applicable

Please contact Sue at 717-691-4572 if interested or need more information.

Trails and Treesprogram Environmental Center. This is great opportunity to service the community and keep our open space educational area greener. Donation to Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund

Please call 717-691-4572 or email mrec@mbgsd.org to discuss all Total Due opportunities available.

Registration Policies & Procedures: By registering for any and all programs you acknowledge you have read and understand the policies and procedures located on our website: www.mbgsd.org Release Statement: Participation is any program is at your own risk. The Mechanicsburg Area School District will not pay for any medical expenses a participant may incur while involved in these programs. We advise participants to carry their own accident insurance. By registering for any Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation Program, class or event, you are agreeing to allow the publication of any photos taken of you and/or your child at any program, class, event or facility of Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation.

Register online with no service fee. Thank You to Operation Wildcat and The Wildcat Foundation for their continued support with the Youth Recreation Scholarship Fund.

Call Us...717-691-4572 Click Us...www.mbgsd.org Come On In...1731 S. York Street

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Mechanicsburg Area School District Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation 500 S. Broad Street Mechanicsburg Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 Area School District Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation 500 S. Broad Street Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

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SAVE THE DATES! March 3 Masquerade Dance March 5 SAC First Day of Registration March 23 Eggztreeme Eggz June 1 Dive-In Movie July 21 8th Annual Tri4Kids

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Located at Trails & Trees Environmental Center, 1731 SOUTH YORK STREET

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