Nampa Parks & Recreation's 2023 Winter/Spring Activity Guide

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WINTER & SPRING www.nampaparksandrecreation.org Nampa Parks & Recreation’s ACTIVITY GUIDE 2023

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Department Overview

131 Constitution Way, Nampa, ID 83686

(208) 468-5858, Darrin Johnson, Director

To obtain contact information for a specific Parks and Recreation staff member, please visit our website at nampaparksandrecreation.org.

Centennial Golf Course

2600 Centennial Drive Nampa, Idaho 83687 (208) 468-5889

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Tony Blasius, Golf Manager

Marketing

131 Constitution Way

Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208) 468-5858

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Jennifer Ayala-Vanderpool, Manager

Ridgecrest Golf Club

3730 Ridgecrest Drive Nampa, Idaho 83687 (208) 468-5888

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Tony Blasius, Golf Manager

Harward Rec Center

131 Constitution Way Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208) 468-5777

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John Burkey, Manager

Senior Center

207 Constitution Way Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208) 467-7266 harwardreccenter.org

Sam Atchley, Coordinator

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Cody Swander, Asst Parks & Rec Director Kohlerlawn Cemetery Ryan Lancaster, Cemetery Sexton Beeg Johnson, Recreation Manager
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Harward Rec Center

The Harward Recreation Center is a 140,000 square foot indoor facility offering many recreation amenities to the public. Our mission is to provide quality programs and services, be responsive to the citizens, and play an active role in making Nampa a healthy community.

To ensure the safety of our members and visitors, the Harward Recreation Center will enforce all policies and procedures. For a complete list and description of policies, please refer to our website at www.harwardreccenter.org or pick up a copy at the Rec Center Front Desk. Specific guidelines are available in each department of the facility.

Adaptive Services

The Nampa Parks and Rec Department provides accommodations for youth with disabilities to participate in any recreation program. For more information or to setup assistance in advance, please contact the Harward Recreation Center.

Register for Rec Programs

Register for Nampa Parks and Recreation Department programs, classes, and sports leagues online at nampaparksandrecreation.org or in person at the Harward Rec Center, Monday-Friday between 8am-7pm. Register early to avoid canceled classes! Registration fees include sales tax, where applicable. View all registration and refund policies online at nampaparksandrecreation.org.

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Harward Recreation Center 131 Constitution Way Nampa, Idaho 83686 (208) 468-5777

Hours

Monday-Friday

5am-10pm Saturday 8am-7pm Sunday 11am-6pm

Holiday Hours/Closures

December 24, 8am-12pm (Christmas Eve)

December 25, Closed (Christmas)

December 31, 8am-7pm (New Year’s Eve)

January 1, 11am-6pm (New Year’s Day)

HRC Play Center

Ages 5 and under

Monday-Saturday 8:45am-1:30pm Monday-Friday 4-8:15pm

$3.00 per child/hour (2hr limit/day)

Play Center services are for parents or legal guardians while present in the Rec Center. Punch Cards are available.

Youth Activity Center (YAC)

Ages 6-12 Monday-Friday 5-7pm

Free with HRC admission

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Amenities

Details for each amenity are located within this guide or online at www.nampaparksandrecreation.org. Please call 208-468-5777 with any questions or come by for a tour!

Day Pass Rates

0-5 years $3.00/day 6-17 years $7.00/day Adult 18+ $10.00/day Senior Citizen 65+ $7.50/day Passes are non-refundable.

20-Visit Punch Pass Rates

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Youth 6-17

Adult 18+ $150 Senior Citizen 65+ $112 Passes are non-refundable.

*To be eligible for a HRC family or senior couple membership the primary member and spouse must be legally married as recognized by the State of Idaho. In addition, only children considered legal dependents ages 18 and under may be included on a family membership. Provisions may be made to place dependent children ages 19 through 21 on a family membership. See the HRC Membership Eligibility policy for details. The HRC may ask for proof of legal dependency or a marriage certificate from anyone registering for a family or senior couple membership.

All Day Pass, Punch Passes and Membership rates include tax.

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Monthly Membership No Contract Enjoy the convenience of on-going monthly payment drafts directly from your debit or credit account. Individual $42.00 Individual Youth $29.50 Family* $75.50 Senior Individual $33.50 Senior Couple* $61.00 For all monthly payments a one-time $40 activation fee applies. The first month’s fee is prorated.
payment drafts occur on the 1st of each month. All memberships, and subsequent monthly fees, are subject to periodic price increases.
non-refundable. Annual Membership Annual Fee Monthly Fee Individual $446 $39.25 Individual Youth $312 $27.30 Family* $799 $70.10 Senior Individual (65+) $356 $31.10 Senior Couple* $642 $56.50
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Personal Training

We want you to be successful regardless of whether you want to lose weight, increase stamina, build muscle, transition from physical therapy, or determine your current fitness level. Visit the “Staff Directory” page of our website to learn about our certified training staff. Spanish speaking trainers are available. Current personal training options with descriptions are available at the Rec Center or on our website under “Programs”.

Member Free, Non-Member $37

Program Design

Reach your fitness goals by creating your personalized workout with one of our trainers.

Program Update

Meet with our trainers to change up your current workout to make improvements and to stay challenged!

Virtual Fitness Consultation

Virtually meet with a trainer to discuss personalized exercise recommendations, equipment selection, training progression etc. based on your goals and exercise history.

Fitness Assessment

Schedule an evaluation of your current fitness level to set goals or check your progress.

TRX® Skills

Use your body weight to develop strength, cardio endurance, balance, core stability & flexibility simultaneously!

Nutrition Concepts

Learn about fueling your body to reach your weight loss or performance goals!

Power Plate®

Use vibration training to increase strength, muscle mass, flexibility, and balance with less stress to the joints!

Kettlebell Skills

Learn correct technique to maximize results & avoid injury with this dynamic workout.

Individual Personal Training

Body Composition

Determine the amount of fat and muscle that makes up your weight using a 3-site caliper test or bioelectrical impedance test.

Member Free, Non-Member $9

Metabolic Testing

HRC Members receive four personal training sessions a year & Punch Pass holders receive two personal training sessions a year for FREE!

STOP IN OR CALL THE WEIGHT ROOM AT 208-468-5884 TODAY TO LEARN MORE OR SCHEDULE AN APPONTMENT.

Ongoing sessions (60 minutes) which build upon the foundations of the preceding sessions will provide the extra motivation, variety, and accountability to help you reach your health, fitness, or performance goals. Questions, pricing, or to schedule sessions, contact our Fitness Supervisor at 208-468-5884.

Learn how many calories your body burns in a day to establish a calorie budget, decrease the frequencies of plateaus, and improve your overall fitness with our highly accurate MedGemTM (an indirect calorimeter that measures VO2 and determines Resting Metabolic Rate). No exercise, food or beverages (water ok) or certain nutritional supplements 4-8 hours and no nicotine one hour prior to assessment. Questions or to schedule an appointment, contact a trainer.

Member $29, Non-Member $59

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FREE Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

1 in 3 Americans are prediabetic, and 90% of those are not even aware of it. Join us if you would like to learn more about this medical condition, how to manage it if you are already diabetic, determine your risk of developing type 2 diabetes OR looking to lose weight the right way and be healthy! You will learn more about a lifestyle change program (National Diabetes Prevention Program) that will be starting later in March that is suitable for ALL individuals looking to lose weight healthfully, prevent chronic disease, and become more active.

March 15

Wednesday

5:30-6pm

Harward Rec Center

FREE (registration required)

Diabetes Prevention Program

Join us for a yearlong program (25 classes) developed by the CDC to reduce your risk in half of developing T2 diabetes through modest lifestyle changes. Learn proven techniques and practice healthy eating and physical activity habits that will help you lose weight healthfully, reduce your risk of developing T2 diabetes and become more active!

March 22, 2023 - March 20, 2024

Wednesdays

5:30-6:30pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $45, Non-Member $55

Strength Training for Women

This six-week course will cover a variety of equipment and free weights helping you to feel more comfortable in the weight room. You will learn more about weight room etiquette and jargon, safe and effective training techniques, the five fitness components and their benefits, and have lots of time to practice what you learn!

January 24-March 2 Tuesdays & Thursdays

5:45-6:45pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $30, Non-Member $69

Weight Room Age Policy

The weight room is reserved for individuals 15 years and older. Youth 13 and 14 years old may obtain weight room privileges by completing the HRC’s Youth Strength Training Course. The HRC offers the ZONE for 10-14 years olds and functional training under certain parameters for those as young as 6 years old. Each youth participant must complete an orientation with a trainer and sign a “Youth Training Pledge and Consent” form along with their parent before engaging in training.

The ZONE (Youth Fitness Center)

The ZONE features 9 pieces of strength training equipment specifically engineered for youth ages 10-14. Stop by or call the weight room for more information or to schedule the required orientation. Member Free, Non-Member $16

Youth Strength Training Course

By successfully completing this 4-day course, youth ages 13 and 14 years will be granted use of the weight room including the free weights (some restrictions apply). This course will focus on safe, productive training and practical experience. Participants are required to attend the entire class and pass both a written and practical exam. Classes are ongoing and require pre-registration at the Program Desk.

Member $17, Non-Member $56

Weight Room Special Assistance

Trainers are available to assist any member needing special assistance due to physical limitations. To request assistance, talk with a trainer.

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Balance & Fall Prevention Class

This class will help increase mobility and independence by improving lower body strength, endurance, flexibility and bone mass, which can help reduce the risk of falling.

Session l: January 2-February 8

Session ll: February 13-March 22 9-9:45am 9:55-10:40am

Mondays & Wednesdays

Harward Rec Center

Member Free, Non-Member $35

Walking Club

Members earn a free t-shirt by walking or running at the Harward Recreation Center! Sign up at the weight room desk and chart your progress each day on the log sheet provided. Earn a t-shirt for 300, 1000 and 2000 miles.

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Injury Screening

Provided by St. Alphonsus Physical Therapy. Stop by the weight room desk to arrange a 15-minute injury assessment or sign up for one of our ongoing times. Screenings will include recommendations for injury treatment and prevention. All ages are welcome

Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday of the month (12:30-1pm)

Every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month (5:30-6pm)

Harward Rec Center Free for Members or with day pass

Group & Aquatic Fitness Classes

Try one of our Group or Aquatic Fitness classes for a motivating and comprehensive workout. Classes are offered at no additional cost for members and day pass users.

* Due to limited space, please sign up at the front desk no more than two days prior to class.

Current group and aquatic fitness schedules with class descriptions are available at the Rec Center or on our website under “Fitness Schedules”

Group Fitness Classes

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Get OFF the couch, turn OFF the phone, and take OFF those holiday pounds! Join a certified trainer from the Harward Recreation Center for a 60-minute circuit-style fitness class using our outdoor FitLot equipment at Lakeview Park! All fitness levels are welcome!

Monday, December 26th

Saturday, December 31st 3:30-4:30pm | Lakeview Park

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Classes

Aquatic Fitness Classes

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Aquamotion H20 Fit Let’s Go Deep
Paddleboard Fitness*
Aqua Motion
Cardio
Cycle
Kardio Kick
Turbo Kick™ Strength/Functional Training
Power Pump Combo
Boot Camp Mind
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Yoga
Zumba®
REFIT®
TRX*
Yin Yoga
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Kids in Action Day Camp-(KIA)

The Harward Rec Center Kids in Action Day camp program is a great way to keep your kids active when school is out. Kids in Action gets your kids moving in a supervised, safe environment. Kindergarten through fifth graders stay actively engaged before and after school, or full day care is available according to the Nampa schools’ schedule, please see Day Camp calendar. Transportation is included to and from any Nampa public school, with additional $1 charge. No commitment, you only pay for the days you register for and credits are issued when your plans change, if you call by 7pm the day before. A $5 late fee will be charged if your child has not been paid for by the end of the day of attendance. Call 208-468-5858 for more information or to set up a tour to see for yourself. KIA will be closed December 26.

Grades K-5 (ages 5-12) Monday-Friday (year-round) 6:30am-6:30pm

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Snack and Lunch

Snacks are provided for program participants. Parents must provide their children with a lunch for the Full-Day program. Parents may choose to purchase a lunch through the Rec Center. Meal is provided by either Subway or Pizza Hut. Cost is $3.50/lunch, $16/5-punch card, or $30/10-punch card.

Kids in Action Prices:

Displayed Member, Non-Member Respectively

Before School: 6:30-7:45am $9/day, $12/day

After School: 2:30-6:30pm $9/day, $12/day

Before & After School: 6:30-7:45am, 2:30-6:30pm, $14/day, $17/day

Full Day: 6:30am-6:30pm $24/day, $27/day

Before School & Half Day (when offered by school): $18/day, $22/day

Half Day (when offered by school): 11:30am-6:30pm, $15/day, $18/day

After school transportation Fee: $1/day

Enjoy swimming, court games, rock climbing, & more!

Lock In for Kids

Sponsored by Domino’s Pizza Stay locked in at the Harward Rec Center all night and enjoy movies, swimming, games, and a pizza party. Male and female supervisors will be with the children all night. Children should bring a sleeping bag, swimsuit, towel, and clothes to sleep in.

Ages 6-12

December 31 (New Year’s Eve)

7pm Saturday-8am Sunday February 3

7pm Friday-8am Saturday Harward Rec Center Member $25, Non-Member $30

Lock in Guidelines

• Parents or legal guardian must register child(ren) for the event.

• Parents must check child in with staff upon arrival.

• Register by 7pm the day before the event to avoid a $5 late fee.

• Children must be picked up by 8am the next morning.

• $5 late fee applies each 1/2 hour after 8:05am.

• Vending machines will NOT be available after 10pm. Please no energy drinks.

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ABRAKADOODLE – Kids on Canvas®

A unique art program that teaches children about painting on a variety of canvas surfaces with acrylics. Canvas paper, canvas board and stretched canvas will be used. Master artists, such as Renoir, Laurel Burch and Sam Francis will be introduced, along with vocabulary and technique.

Ages 6-12

January 21

February 18

March 18

10-11am

Harward Rec Center

Member $35, Non-Member $39

Instructor: ABRAKADOODLE of Boise

American Red Cross Babysitter Training

In this one-day class learn information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents and guardians.

Course includes handbook, Emergency Reference Guide and CD with fun activities and support resources. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Red Cross Babysitter Training certification card.

Please bring a sack lunch.

Ages 11-15

January 14 March 18 April 15 9am-2pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $66, Non-Member $78

Munchin’ Munchkins

Join this toddler cooking class! Classes will include instruction, hands-on experience measuring, pouring, mixing, cutting, and creating fun foods to eat. Each child must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.

Ages 2-4

January 24-February 7

Tuesdays

11-11:45am

Harward Rec Center

Member $28, Non-Member $33

Gingerbread Kids

Come create some gingerbread men worth telling a story about! We’ll provide the cookies, frosting, an assortment of edibles, and you bring the imagination. Each participant will take home 5 cookies. Children 5 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Ages 3-12

December 17

11:30am-12pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $12, Non-Member $15

Spring Sprinkles

Come create some fun flowers! We’ll provide the cookies, frosting and an assortment of edibles, and you bring the imagination. Each participant will take home 5 cookies. Children 5 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Ages 3-12

March 4

11:30am-12pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $12, Non-Member $15

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E-Sports: Tournaments

Join us for our E-Sports (Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Smash Bros Ultimate) Nintendo Switch tournaments series. Although competitive in nature, this tournament series is meant to be fun for all ages and will no doubt have many levels of skill present. Tournaments will be double elimination with pool play to determine seeding. Winner will receive a prize.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart will be 150 cc, Smart Steering and Auto Acceleration will be turned off, and no CPU’s.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Super Smash Bros Ultimate will have a 7-minute time limit with 3 stocks per game. Contact for additional rules and stages.

Ages 9 & up

January 17: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

February 17: Super Smash Ultimate

April 15: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 1-5pm Harward Recreation Center Member $12, Non-Member $15 Registration due 2 days prior to event date

Harward Rec Center Preschool

Early childhood education is the first building block for a lifetime love of learning! Preschool classes at the Harward Rec Center are offered for ages 3 and 4. Teacher bios can be found on our website on the “Staff Directory” page. Classes are ongoing, for more information about classes and availability please call 208-468-5858. Registration for 2023-2024 school year will begin May 5 at 8am.

Junior Master Gardener Adventures

Nampa Recreation Department has partnered with The University of Idaho Extension 4H for this Outside the Box Junior Master Gardener Adventure. This fun gardening class will introduce kids to what plants need to live and grow through hands on activities.

Ages 5-8 March 28-30 10-11:30am Harward Rec Center Member $10, Non-Member $15

Explorers of the Deep Nampa Recreation Department has partnered with The University of Idaho Extension 4H for this Outside the Box Explorers of the Deep. This STEM Challenge will explore the interconnections between the ocean and humans – even if you live in the desert!

Ages 9-13 March 28-30

12:30-2pm Harward Rec Center Member $10, Non-Member $15

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SPIKE LEGO & Donuts!

LEGO bricks and donuts? Life doesn’t get any better! Enjoy a provided donut while we check out this new and fun way to combine your love of LEGO with easy coding. SPIKE has colorful LEGO building elements, easy-to-use hardware, and an intuitive drag-and-drop coding language based on Scratch. SPIKE Prime will engage kiddos through playful learning activities like LEGO Break Dancer, Robotic Arm or Racing Car. These activities and more will having kids thinking critically and solving complex problems, regardless of their learning level.

Ages 9-12 Session I: January 14-February 18 Session II: April 1-May 6 Saturdays 9-11am Harward Rec Center Member $60, Non-Member $65

LEGO Animation

Come create and build a mini movie set out of LEGO bricks, minifigures and anything else to help create your own animated movie! Children will use technology to make that perfect LEGO animated movie with complete editing capabilities, effects, music, and narration all through iMovie and Stop Motion. Children will be paired up in this class so that filming and editing can all be done through timely and efficient teamwork. All movies will be posted to a private YouTube channel so that friends and family will be able to view as well.

Ages 8-14 March 27-31 9am-12pm Harward Rec Center Member $90, Non-Member $97.50

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Soccer Tykes

These youth soccer classes are designed to encourage a sense of empowerment and self confidence in kids using a variety of fun soccer enriched games. The skilled instructors will use their experience at collegiate and professional level to aid athletes in being ready to perform at their highest potential. Some parent participation during class will be required.

Session I: January 7-February 11

Session II: March 18-April 22

9-9:50am (Ages 2-3)

10-10:50am (Ages 4-5) 11-11:50pm (Ages 6-7)

Saturdays

Harward Rec Center

Member $69, Non-Member $79

Instructed by: Elite International Soccer

Tots and Tykes

Come join the FUN and keep your toddler moving. This program will introduce and reinforce sport skills through ageappropriate warm-up, stretching and fun games. Each child must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver.

Ages 2-4

February 21-March 14 Tuesdays 11am-11:45am

Harward Rec Center

Member $20, Non-Member $22

Short Sports

Children will enjoy trying a variety of sports without committing to a full session of one sport. Young boys and girls will be introduced to sports such as: t-ball, soccer, dodgeball, frisbee and more.

March 11-April 15

Ages 3-4: 9:30-10:10am

Ages 5-8: 10:20-11am

Saturdays

Harward Rec Center

Member $20, Non-Member $25 Register by March 10 at 7pm

Homeschool P.E.

Homeschool P.E. is a great way to get your children active and develop social skills while having fun with their peers! The Harward Rec Center offers a comprehensive Physical Education Program for homeschooled children.

3rd Quarter: January 10-March 7

4th Quarter: March 14-May 16 (No Class March 28)

Tuesdays

Grades K-1 9-9:45am

Grades 2-3 10-10:45am

Grades 4-6 11-11:45am Grades 7-12 Noon-12:45pm*

*6 student minimum Member $50/quarter Non-Member $55/quarter First child=Full price (each additional child in the family will receive a $5 class discount)

The Big Dill Pickleball Spring Break Camp

The world’s fastest-growing sport is now a spring break camp your kids will love. Pickleball has been described as a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Day campers are taught the fundamentals of serving and receiving the ball, volleying, dinking, positioning, and scoring. This camp is led by a highly trained team of coaches and instructors who are carefully chosen to ensure each camper’s safety, skill development, and individual enjoyment.

Ages 11-17 March 27-30 10-11am Midway Park Pickleball Courts $40

Youth Sports Contact List

Nampa Premiere Soccer Club www.namparemiersoccerclub.com

Nampa Optimist Youth Football www.nampaoptimistfootball.org

Nampa Girls Fast Pitch Softball www.nampapridesoftball.org Nampa Babe Ruth nampababeruth.com

Nampa Valley Little League www.nampavalleylittleleague.com

Nampa P.A.L. www.nampapal.org

Football, Outdoors program, Strength Club and S.O.A.R.S

Nampa Swim Team www.nstsharks.com (208) 422-7077

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Nampa Youth Basketball

Sponsored by the Nampa Recreation Department offered in cooperation with the Nampa School District. This program will provide an opportunity for youth to learn basic skills and teamwork in a recreational atmosphere. Children register on a team coached by parent volunteers. Each week, teams will have two 1-hour practices (Kindergarten and 1st Grade teams will have one 45-minute practice). Games are played on Saturdays. Practices and games are held at Nampa School District gyms.

January 9-February 17 Kindergarten/1st (coed) 2nd/3rd Boys, 4th/5th Boys, 6th Girls, 7th/8th Girls $40 Register by December 20 & receive a discounted rate of $35.

Coaches needed! If you are interested in working with or coaching a team let us know on your child’s registration form.

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WINGS Gymnastics

Gymnastics is a great physical foundation for kids of all ages that helps develop strength, coordination, physical fitness, and self-esteem. It will help prepare children for participation in all kinds of sports. Our instructors will help guide children in a positive atmosphere that helps develop their skills and self-confidence. Each class is designed to teach progressions safely and allows the child to move at their own pace.

For a current class schedule or to register, visit the Rec Center website or stop by the Program Desk. A $10 additional fee will be charged for students who register on or after the 1st of the month. Monthly tuition is due by the 20th of the prior month to guarantee a place in the following month’s class. New student tuition will be prorated. Instructors cannot accept payment. New students receive 50% off their first month!

Register for 3 months and receive a 15% discount. For more information, please call 208-468-5858.

What to Wear

Girls: Leotard/Unitard (no skirts), hair back Boys: Shorts & t-shirt

Comets

Ages Walking-36 mo (40 min)

A parent-child interactive class! The instructor will show parents how to guide their child through various locomotive development obstacles, while teaching the fundamentals of gymnastics. This is a great class for kids to work on child independence which helps to prepare them for the Novas class.

Member $44/month Non-Member $51/month

Novas

Ages 3 & 4 (40 min)

The focus is on developing coordination, agility, muscle strength, flexibility, balance and motor skills in a variety of creative activities which helps prepare kids to move on to the Mini Gym or Little Rings classes.

Member $44/month Non-Member $51/month

Girls Minigym Levels 1-3

Ages 5-7 (55 min)

Beginning girls or those moving up from Novas will work on progressive skills on the different girl apparatuses.

Member $51/month Non-Member $60/month

Girls Level 1-5

Ages 8 & up (55 min)

Beginning girls or those moving up from Minigym will work on progressive skills on the different girl apparatuses. Member $51/month Non-Member $60/month

Boys Little Rings Level 1-3

Ages 5-8 (55 min)

Beginning boys or those moving up from Novas will work on progressive skills on the different boy apparatuses. Member $51/month Non-Member$60/month

Girls & Boys Flip Flop Tumbling Levels 1–3

Ages 10 & up (55 min)

Designed to help students learn tumbling and strength skills needed in cheer, gymnastics, dance or just for fun. Athletes will work on skill progressions through the back handspring. Member $51/month Non-Member $60/month

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Traditions Tang Soo Do

This class teaches self-confidence, builds self-esteem, and improves balance, while establishing discipline and courtesy towards others. Participants will learn age-appropriate self-defense and weapons training. These classes are non-violent; sparring is optional.

Clothing and Equipment

Students should wear loose fitting clothing, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. No jewelry or watches during class. A mouth guard and a groin protector cup (males) are recommended.

Ages 6-12

Mondays & Wednesdays

6-7pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $35/month Non-Member $41/month $5 late fee applies on the 1st of the month

Spring Break Tennis Camp

For the 6-9 year olds, come learn the basic concepts and strokes. The focus is on having fun with lots of games and enjoyable drills. The 9-14 year olds will focus on basics of all the strokes. Drills and games will be based on the stroke they learn that day. Classes will take place on multiple courts with instruction provided by Columbia Head Coach Lee Haskill.

March 27-31

Ages 6-9 (10-11am)

Ages 9-14 (11am-12pm)

Columbia High School Tennis Courts $40

SNAG (Starting New At Golf)

SNAG is all about having FUN while learning the basics of golf. It is a proven learning and training tool for entry level golfers. This player friendly program contains all the elements of golf and allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting.

Ages 4-7

Session I: December 10 & 17 Session II: January 7 & 14 Saturdays 9-10am Harward Rec Center

Member $17, Non-Member $20

PGA Jr Golf League

Boys & Girls learn to play golf better and have a lot of fun! Play on teams with friends, wear numbered jerseys and compete in a two person scramble format. Regular season matches will be held May-July. Teams play four 9-hole matches in a two-person scramble format, reinforcing the team concept and creating a nurturing environment for learning the game. Teams are coached by PGA professionals. All abilities are encouraged! Scholarships available if needed.

Ages 13 and under May 1-July 31 Ridgecrest Golf Club

$200 Registration opens in February

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Youth Dance

Taught by instructors from Idaho Rhythm & Dance Company at Harward Recreation Center.

Mini Nutcracker Ballet

Join us for a fun mini version of the Nutcracker Ballet – learn a basic ballet, dance to a song from the famous ballet, review the story and fall in love with the magic!

Ages 5-10

December 17

3-4:30pm

Member $15, Non-Member $20

Frozen Fun

Dress like your favorite princess and sing along to your favorite songs from the movie. Learn a fun dance routine with your friends!

Ages 4–8

January 14

3–4pm

Member $10, Non-Member $13.50

Princess Dress up Dance Camp

Dress up in our costumes and participate in activities. Dancing, tumbling, and playing a game may be included.

Ages 3–6

February 18

3-4pm

Member $10, Non-Member $13.50

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12 WEEK MEMBERSHIP AT THE HARWARD REC CENTER INDIVIDUAL - $103 INDIVIDUAL YOUTH - $72 FAMILY - $185 SENIOR INDIVIDUAL - $82 SENIOR COUPLE - $148 SIGN UP AT THE HARWARD REC CENTER, ONLINE AT HARWARDRECCENTER.ORG, OR CALL 208-468-5777 FOR MORE INFO. All memberships must meet HRC membership eligibility requirements. Membership must be purchased January 1-31, 2023 and is active for 12 weeks from purchase date.

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HRC Pools

The Harward Rec Center houses five swimming pools for your exercise and recreational enjoyment. Enjoy access to the Lap Pool, Rec Pool, Deep Pool, and Kids Pool. Open swim times will offer recreational play in pools of different sizes and temperatures. Pools may have limited availability, ask a lifeguard for more info.

Swim Idaho!

Swim Idaho! is a way for lap swimmers to chart their progress, set goals and conquer those goals. Swimming benchmarks are: 102 miles-the distance of the Boise River, 425 milesthe distance of the Salmon River, 779 miles-the distance of the length and width of Idaho and finally 1,076 milesthe distance of the mighty Snake River. T-shirts are awarded at each Idaho Benchmark. Ask a Lifeguard how to start tracking your laps!

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification

Meet the requirement to maintain your current certification. Participants will be refreshed in their lifesaving, CPR/AED, and first aid skills, and provided instruction in the most up-to-date skills and techniques. Red Cross no longer offers challenge courses. Must possess a current lifeguard certification manual for the first day of class. Books are not provided.

Session I: March 11-12

Session II: May 6-7

Saturday 11am-5pm & Sunday 1-5pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $75, Non-Member $100

Splash N’ Dash

We do the splashing… parents do the dashing! Parents, enjoy a Friday evening with each other while we entertain your children in the pools! For 3 hours our certified lifeguard and lesson staff will be in the water actively supervising, playing water games and having a blast swimming around. Pick up can be anytime before 9:45pm. Pre-registration is required.

Ages 5-12 January 20 February 17 March 17 April 14 6-9pm

Harward Rec Center Member $17, Non-Member $23

Homeschool Swimming

Children of all swimming abilities will be able to participate in activities with other children of similar skills and ages in the swimming pool. On the first day children will be split up based on swimming ability and age. During the two-hour period each level group will receive a 30-minute group lesson from one of our nationally certified instructors, the rest is open recreational swimming time for the kids to interact, have fun and be active!

Ages 5 and up

Session I*: January 13-March 3 (Fridays) 9-11am (Level 1 & 2) 11am-1pm (Level 3, 4 & 5/6)

* Registration opens December 22

Session II**: March 10-May 5 (Fridays) 9-11am (Level 1 & 2) 11am-1pm (Level 3, 4 & 5/6)

** Registration opens February 16 No class March 31

Harward Rec Center Member $50, Non-Member $80

W.S.I. Water Safety Instructor Course

If you have a desire to become a swimming instructor this is the perfect class for you. This course demonstrates how to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons and set up lesson plans. Course prerequisites are 25 yards in the following 6 strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, and elementary backstroke. If you are unsure whether you can complete the prerequisites, sign up for a skills evaluation. Refund request must be made 4 business days before start of class.

Session I: January 14-17

Saturday-Tuesday 10-5pm

Session II: March 27-30

Monday-Thursday 10-5pm

Session III: April 27-30

Thursday 5-9pm, Friday-Sunday 10-6pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $150, Non-Member $200

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Swimming Lessons-Harward Rec Center

Member $50, Non-Member $60

HRC swim lessons meet American Red Cross curriculum standards and all instructors are certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. To view class descriptions, visit the “Aquatics” page on our website or stop by the Rec Center.

View class times and register online at nampaparksandrecreation.org

Session 1

January 9-February 1 (Mon & Wed)

January 10-February 2 (Tues & Thurs)

Registration opens December 22

Session 2

February 6-March 1 (Mon & Wed)

February 7-March 2 (Tues & Thurs)

Registration opens January 19

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Session 3*

March 6-April 5 (Mon & Wed)

March 7-April 6 (Tues & Thurs)

* No class week of March 27 due to Spring Break. Registration opens February 16

Session 4

April 10-May 3 (Mon & Wed)

April 11-May 4 (Tues & Thurs)

Registration opens March 23

Lessons

Member $90, Non-Member $116

Private swim lessons are reserved for adult and adaptive requests only. If you meet this criteria, fill out a Private Swim Lesson Request Form, available on the “Programs” page on our website or at the Parks & Recreation Program Desk.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Which Class?

• Each child must pass a particular level and granted a Red Cross Card before proceeding to the next level.

• All age requirements must be followed unless instructor’s approval has been granted.

• It is not uncommon for a child to stay in a particular level for several sessions before successful completion.

• Classes missed for vacation, injury, sickness or any other reason cannot be made up and are nonrefundable.

Skills Evaluation

Unsure of what level your child should be placed in? Sign your child up for a 10-minute skills evaluation with a certified instructor who will recommend an appropriate level. Member Free, Non-Member $3

This course is designed for experienced swimmers ages 15 and older that want to become Red Cross Lifeguards. Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications are awarded upon successful completion of the course. Course prerequisites are: 300 yard swim using front crawl and breaststroke, retrieval of a 10 pound brick from 7ft of water and two minutes of treading water with no hands. If you are unsure whether you can complete the prerequisites, sign up for a skills evaluation. Refund request must be made 4 business days before start of class.

Session I: December 27-30, Tuesday-Friday 11am-6pm

Session II: January 21-February 11, Saturdays 10am-5pm

Session III: March 27-31, Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Session IV: April 15-May 6, Saturdays 10am-5pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $150, Non-Member $200

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Sweetheart Dinner

Dads, Grandfathers, Brothers and Uncles! Bring your special young lady/ ladies for the Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night dinner hosted by Columbia Wildcats Baseball! Dinner and dessert will be served by the players. There will be a raffle, music and great company. Reservations required. Contact Phil Diplock (phildipper19@gmail.com) for reservations and more details. All proceeds go to support the program and our trip to California over spring break for a tournament.

February 11 5-8pm Columbia HS (301 S. Happy Valley Rd.) $25/Dad & Daughter; $8/additional person

community events FOR QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE HARWARD REC CENTER AT 208-468-5777 Climb up, hop in and enjoy the Rec! 1st & 2nd Friday of every month enjoy extended slide and diving well hours until 9pm. Top rope climbing wall will be open 5-9pm. 1st Friday of the month - open paddleboarding 2nd Friday of the month - open kayaking JANUARY-MAY Family Fun FRIDAYS HARWARD REC CENTER’S
29th annual DATE NIGHT Sponsored by: February 11 • 7:30 - 9:30pm Member $11.25/person • Non-Member $13.75/person Dads, this is the perfect opportunity to spend an evening with your daughter(s). Join us for an evening of fun, entertainment and refreshments. nampa rec department’s PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS AT THE HARWARD REC CENTER, ONLINE AT NAMPARECREATION.ORG OR CALL 208-468-5858 FOR MORE INFO. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16 or SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 BOARDING AT 5:45PM DEPART HARWARD REC CENTER AT 6PM Experience
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adult programs

Cookie Decorating

Decorating sugar cookies can be a tricky business! Using royal icing, you can learn how to make some fun designs and serve up some smiles! All supplies provided. Participants will go home with at least 6 decorated cookies.

Ages 12 & up

December 17-Christmas Ornaments

January 21-Snowflakes and Mittens

February 11-Sweethearts March 4-Spring Flowers 10-11am

Cake Decorating

If you think that serving a showstopper cake is out of reach, then think again! Learn some techniques the pros use to create a layered cake worth setting the table for. All supplies provided. Participants will take home a decorated cake.

Ages 12 & up

January 21-Fun with Fondant February 11-Drippy Chocolate/Cherry Cake 11:30am-12:30pm

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Horticulture Workshops

The City of Nampa offers horticulture workshops to help gardeners and homeowners develop a green thumb and keep their trees and plants healthy!

All classes are free, however registration is encouraged. All classes are held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 6-8pm.

Feeding Your Family from the Backyard

CPR/AED & First Aid Class

This course is designed to teach participants to recognize and respond to cardiac, respiratory and first aid emergencies for adults and pediatrics. Upon successful completion of the course, participants are issued a 2 year certification through the American Red Cross.

Fruit Tree Pruning

Pruning your fruit trees for production is done differently from pruning your ornamental or shade trees. Learn how to properly prune your fruit trees for quality yields and to avoid broken branches.

February 23

Presenter: Dan Shults CWI Horticulture Professor

Proper Tree Selection & Planting

Planting a tree properly doesn’t take long, so learn how to do it the right way to give it a head-start for success. This workshop will teach you how to pick the right species of tree for your needs and planting site. It will also teach you the proper way to plant a tree to ensure you will be enjoying it for years to come.

March 2

Presenter: Gerry Bates

Idaho Department of LandsCommunity Forestry

This fun and informative hands-on class will get you planning your best-ever garden! From calculating how much produce your family needs to learning tips and techniques borrowed from the pros, you’ll be ready to grow more fresh, healthy food at home while saving money! This is a class for the whole family.

March 9

Presenter: Ariel Agenbroad, MS University of Idaho Extension

Rose Pruning and Care

Learn how to properly prune and care for your roses to promote beautiful blooms all season long.

March 16

Presenter: Rachel Armstrong City of Nampa Horticulturalist

Proper Tree Pruning

These tips and techniques will help you understand the importance of proper pruning cuts and teach you how to manage your trees for optimal health and beauty.

March 23

Presenter: Jarom Taylor City of Nampa Forestry Arborist

January 7 February 18 March 18 April 8 May 13 9am-1pm Harward Rec Center

Member $50, Non-Member $75

Bob Ross Style Painting

Have you ever wanted to paint? Do you think it is possible for you to walk away with a painting that anyone would be proud to display on their wall? Well it IS. And you CAN! All supplies included to complete a 12” x 16” painting in class.

Class I: January 14

Class II: January 28

Class III: March 11

Class IV: March 25

1-4pm

Harward Recreation Center

Member $75, Non-Member $85

Register by the Friday prior to class

Instructor: Sherry Pence

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Coed Dodgeball Tournament

Relive your middle school years, gather your pals, and compete to be the ultimate dodger. Teams can have up to 10 players on their roster. All games will be played by 6 players/team with at least 2 girls on the court. Each match will consist of 3 rounds lasting 10 minutes each.

A single elimination tournament will follow pool play to determine seeding.

Ages 16 & up with parent signature

March 11

7:30-10:30pm

Harward Recreation Center $35/team Register by March 9

Spikeball Tournament

Summer League Softball Men’s and Coed

If you’re looking for opportunities to exercise in the great summer outdoors, socialize, and maybe some healthy competition, then we welcome you to our league. Each league will have multiple divisions to meet the needs of each team, from the more experienced A division teams to the more recreational players that are just ready to have fun in the C division. Each team will play ten regular season games with a double elimination tournament to follow. Teams may play two games a week.

Men’s - Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday Coed - Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday

Ages 16 and up

May 8-August 4 6:30pm or 7:45pm

West Softball Complex League Fees: $375 by April 18 $410 by April 25 (last day to register)

Player’s Fees: Nampa Resident $10 Non-Resident $15

Whether this is your first time, or you have been enjoying this growing sport, be sure to come try your hand in the fun at the Harward Rec Center. Matches consist of 3 games to 21 points (winning by 2). Each team will play a double elimination tournament following pool play to determine seeding.

Ages 14 & up with parent signature

February 25

7:30pm Harward Rec Center $25/team by February 16 $30/team by February 23

Ultimate Frisbee League

Our league is a low cost and exciting way to play Ultimate Frisbee, whether you’re an experienced player or an athlete looking to utilize your unique skills in a new game. Each team plays an 8-game regular season with a single elimination tournament to follow. Games are played 7 on 7 with a minimum of 2 girls (teams can play down with 5 guys if their girls are unavailable).

Ages 16 & up April 15-July 17

Liberty Park League Fees: $95 by March 28 $130 by April 4

Players fees: Nampa Resident $10, Non-Resident $15

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Adult League Interest List

Don’t have a team? The Recreation Dept maintains a list of individuals who are looking for a spot on a team for each league. Captains of these leagues may pick up players from this list or Interest List players may form a team of their own. Contact us for more information or to add your name to the list 208-4685858.

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Traditions Tang Soo Do

This class teaches self-confidence, builds self-esteem, and improves balance, while establishing discipline and courtesy towards others. Participants will learn ageappropriate self-defense and weapons training. Please note that this class can be intense at times due to the nature of the activity and requires a relatively high level of focus and self-discipline. These classes are non-violent; sparring is optional.

Clothing and Equipment

Students should wear loose fitting clothing, such as sweatpants and a t-shirt. No jewelry or watches during class. A mouth guard and a groin protector cup (males) are recommended.

Ages 13 & up

Mondays & Wednesdays

7-8pm Harward Rec Center Member $35/month Non-Member $41/month $5 late fee applies on the first of the month

Tai Chi Classes

The beginning class covers the fundamentals of Tai Chi including basic movements, breathing, meditation, warmup form and an introduction on the Yang Style Short form.

The intermediate class continues with movements, breathing, meditation, the Yang Short form, Yang Long form, and an introduction to push hands (Tai Chi sparring).

Tuesdays

Beginning: 6:30-7:30pm

Intermediate: 7-8:30pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $30/month

Non-Member $35/month

$5 late fee applies on the 1st of the month

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HRC Open Basketball

Half court play is available 7 days a week. Specific courts may be closed to allow for special events.

Full-Court Play: “Pick-up” style games allow everybody an opportunity to play. The losing team makes way for other players waiting. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 5-10pm, Court 2 only

HRC Open Volleyball

All skill levels are welcome. The losing team makes way for other players so everyone can participate.

Tuesdays 5-10pm Saturdays 12-7pm Sundays 11am-2pm Court 2

HRC Open Pickleball

Games are played in a “pick-up” style with the losing player or pair making way for others waiting. All skill levels are welcome.

Monday-Friday 8am-12pm Thursdays 1-3pm (2 courts – East end) Novice Players only Saturdays 8am-12pm (2 courts – East end) Sundays 2-6pm (2 courts – East end)

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Walking Club

Members earn a free t-shirt by walking or running at the Harward Recreation Center! Sign up at the weight room desk and chart your progress each day on the log sheet provided. Earn a t-shirt for 300, 1000 and 2000 miles.

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Pickleball Lessons

Pickleball is a combination of badminton, tennis, and ping pong. It is played on a badminton size court using a wiffle ball and composite paddle. It is easy for beginners to learn and can develop into competitive play for experienced players. Gym shoes required. Class is for active older adults.

Session I: January 3-24

Session II: February 7-28

Session III: April 4-25 Tuesdays, 1-2:30pm

Harward Rec Center

Member $75, Non-Member $82

Instructors: Nick and Tami Leach

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Caldwell Night Lights

Join the Nampa Recreation Department as we walk through the Winter Wonderland in downtown Caldwell. We will visit Indian Creek in its winter splendor. Please dress for the weather.

December 13

Check in 5:45pm, departing at 6pm Harward Rec Center

$10

Sleigh Ride & Dinner

Join Harward Rec Center as we travel to Garden Valley for an evening ride in an old fashion sleigh pulled by draft horses. Dress warm and bring a loved one to snuggle with as we drift through the snow with chances to view elk up close. Includes transportation, sleigh ride and a dutch oven dinner.

January 19 - Registration due January 10

February 3 - Registration due January 24

Check in 2pm, Depart 2:15pm, Return approximately 8pm Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center

$100

Bogus Basin Snowshoeing

Join us as we venture to Bogus Basin for snowshoeing adventures followed by a stop at the Frontier Pointe Nordic Lodge. Includes transportation, trail pass, and snowshoeing. Limited snowshoes available for use. Pack your own lunch and bring water.

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McCall Winter Carnival

Join the Nampa Recreation Department as we travel to the annual McCall Winter Carnival. A heated-charter bus will take us to McCall to see the ice sculptures. Transportation, snacks, and water are included. Pack a lunch or eat in McCall.

January 27

8am-6pm

Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center $55

Black Canyon Scenic Drive and Gem County Historical Museum

Join the Nampa Recreation Department for this driving tour through beautiful Black Canyon. We will stop to enjoy a box lunch at Wild Rose Park along the way and then visit the Gem County Historical Museum in Emmett.

March 23

10:30am-3pm

Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center $15

Sunset at the Zoo

See Zoo Boise in a whole new light. Experience the zoo after hours and learn about the daily rhythm of animals and how they are accommodated. You’ll experience an evening of fun activities and animal encounters. Must be 18 years old to attend.

March 2

4:30-8pm

Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center $25

Minidoka National Historic Site

Minidoka War Relocation Site is in Jerome County, during its operation it was the 7th largest city in Idaho. In 1979 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places and tours are given by park rangers. We will take the guided walking tour (approximately 1 mile) and explore the visitor center. Trip includes transportation, water, box lunch and admission.

April 18 9-6pm

Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center $35

Idaho State Archives and Old Idaho Penitentiary

Join the Nampa Recreation Department for this trip into Boise to the Idaho State Archives and Old Idaho Penitentiary. The State Archives has a large collection of Idaho history, including Lincoln’s Legacy in the state. The Old Idaho Penitentiary was built in 1870 and housed prisoners for 101 years. Trip includes transportation, admission, tours and lunch.

February 15

10:30am-2:30pm

Depart & Return: Harward Rec Center $20

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Collette Vacations:

Please join us for a free special travel presentation by Collette to learn more about these exciting tours.

February 28 at 4pm Harward Rec Center

Britain & Ireland

Highlights: Edinburgh, York, High Speed Train, Afternoon Tea, Stonehenge, Wales, Cardiff Castle, Blarney Castle, Dublin and more.

September 17-October 1, 2023

Per person rates: Double $5,949; Single $7,349; Triple $5,899 this 15-day trip includes airfare, hotel, 20 meals and activities.

$600 per person deposit due by March 11, 2023

Treasures of Egypt

Highlights: Cairo, Grand Egyptian Museum, Luxor, 4-night Nile River Cruise, Giza, Pyramids, Sphinx and more.

November 2-13, 2023

Per person rates: Double $5,249; Single $6,049; this 12-day trip includes airfare, hotel 22 meals and activies.

$800 per person deposit due by April 26, 2023

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Nampa Senior Center

The Senior Center, adjoining the Harward Recreation Center’s east side, is a wonderful place for seniors to enjoy an assortment of fun activities. Dances, card games, and educational workshops are all available! See monthly activity schedules at www.harwardreccenter.org. Volunteers are always welcome! Contact the Senior Center at 208-467-7266 for details.

Senior Center Dining Hall

The Nampa Senior Center Main Dining Hall seats up to 150 people. Space available Saturdays between 8am-7pm and Sundays between 11am-6pm. Call the Rec Center for additional details and to secure your date. $300 for 4 hours ($50 each additional hour)

Lunch

Daily lunch is served to the public Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon. The public is welcome! You do not need to be a senior to enjoy our lunches and/or other activities. Fees: 60 yrs+ $6 suggested donation Under 60 yrs $7 charge Transportation to and from the Senior Center is available within its service area. Contact the Senior Center for details. Monthly menus are available online at www.harwardreccenter.org.

Gift Shop & Thrift Shop

Our Gift and Thrift Shops are open in the Senior Center from 10am-12pm & 12:30-2pm, Monday-Friday.

Computer Lab

On site is a modern computer lab where you can e-mail your grandchildren or enroll in a basic computer class.

Senior Walking Club

Members age 65 years and older earn a free t-shirt by walking at the Harward Recreation Center! Sign up at the weight room desk and chart your progress each day on the log sheet provided. Earn a t-shirt for 100, 500 and 1000 miles.

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Balance & Fall Prevention Class

This class will help increase mobility and independence by improving lower body strength, endurance, flexibility, and bone mass, which can help reduce the risk of falling.

Session l: January 2-February 8

Session ll: February 13-March 22 9-9:45am 9:55-10:40am

Mondays & Wednesdays

Harward Rec Center Member Free, Non-Member $35

Group & Aquatic Fitness Classes for Seniors

Try one of our Group or Aquatic Fitness classes for a motivating and comprehensive workout. Classes are offered at no additional cost for Harward Rec Center members and day pass users.

Current group and aquatic fitness schedules with class descriptions are available at the Rec Center or on our website under “Fitness Schedules”.

Group Fitness

• Senior Strength/Tone

• Zumba Gold®

• Senior Stretch/Gentle Yoga

Aquatic Fitness

• Aquamotion

• H2O Fit

• Let’s Go Deep

• Twinges/Arthritis

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golf courses

Centennial Golf Course

This 6,700 yard, par 72 course offers generous fairways, large greens with various slopes and elevations, bunkers and water hazards. Scenic views of the Treasure Valley with great amenities combined with affordable rates makes Centennial a great place to golf. Centennial is playable for golfers of all abilities and is a great place to bring the entire family for a round of golf and usually the course is playable all year.

Centennial Golf Course has an 18-hole golf course, driving range, practice putting green, short game complex, instruction for individuals or groups, pro shop, clubhouse with snack bar, dining area and outdoor deck.

Call 208-468-5889 to book your tee time, up to 5 days in advance! For more information visit www.centennialgolf.net.

Ridgecrest Golf Club

Ridgecrest Golf Club has 27 holes of golf with a links-style designed Championship 18hole course with four sets of tees for golfers of all abilities, and an executive 9-hole course (Wee-9) with five par four’s and four par three’s. Affordable rates, driving range, putting green, short game complex, instruction for individuals or groups, pro shop stocked with brand name equipment and apparel, clubhouse with full service snack bar, dining room and outdoor patio and leagues for men, women and juniors.

Call 208-468-5888 to book your tee time or visit our website at www.ridgecrestgolf.com

Ladies Day at Ridgecrest Golf Club

Every Thursday is Ladies Day on the Wee-9 at Ridgecrest Golf Club. Enjoy discounted Green Fees of $15 + tax.

Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Nights are a great way to get the family out on the golf course and save some money! Take advantage of this great promotion every Saturday & Sunday after 4:00pm and spend your evening with us. Each group must have at least one adult and one child (17 & under) to receive the discounted rate. Some youth golf clubs are available for use.

Centennial Golf Course

Every Saturday & Sunday after 4pm $10 + tax (208) 468-5889 (tee times & info)

Ridgecrest Golf Club

Every Saturday & Sunday on the Wee-9 after 4pm $9 + tax (208) 468-5888 (tee times & info)

Foot Golf

Come out to Ridgecrest Golf Club to experience the hybrid of golf and soccer-Foot Golf. The game is played with a soccer ball on the golf course and the goal is to kick it down the course in as few kicks as possible. The game is played with a regulation soccer ball and holes are established on the course so the ball can sink into the hole. Come out and experience the game! Soccer cleats are not allowed.

Monday-Friday Anytime Saturday, Sunday & Holidays after 2pm Executive-9 Ridgecrest Golf Club

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Park Facilities

Reservations for park facilities are taken up to one year in advance on a first come, first-served basis and receive priority over drop-in groups. Rates are based on an 11am-4pm or 4:30pmDark time-block and include power & dumpster fees (Rose Garden Shelter and Amphitheater time-blocks are 9am-3pm or 4pm-Dark).

Lakeview Park Shelter by fireplace $90 Maple Grove $50 Amphitheater $125 Rose Garden $95

Liberty Park Shelter $90

Lions Park Shelter by playground $70 Shelter by pool $70

Optimist Park Shelter $50

West Park Shelter by restrooms $50 Shelter by pond $50

Rec Center Park Shelter $50 Lloyd Square Park $300 Athletic Fields $50/game

For more info or to reserve a facility, stop by the Program Desk in the Harward Rec Center or visit nampaparks.org (no online reservation for Amphitheater, Lloyd Square and Athletic Fields).

Minimum rates listed; prices will increase depending on group size. All fees include sales tax.

Parks & Rec Facility Rentals

Are you planning a wedding, family gathering, company party, special event or picnic? We invite you to reserve one of the many multi-purpose facilities the department offers.

Birthday Party Room at Harward Recreation Center

We’ll provide a designated space for 2 hours and a balloon bouquet! Enjoy a variety of activities in our facility for the entire day at a discounted rate. $70 room rental ($25 each additional hour)

Call the Rec Center to reserve the room or complete an inquiry at www.harwardreccenter.org.

After Hours at Harward Recreation Center

$1,000 for 4 hours ($125 each additional hour)

Additional fee for pool area. Call the Rec Center at 208-468-5777 for details and reservations.

Senior Center Dining Hall

The Nampa Senior Center Main Dining Hall seats up to 150 people. Space available Saturdays between 8am-7pm and Sundays between 11am-6pm. Call the Rec Center for additional details and to secure your date. $300 for 4 hours ($45 each additional hour)

Kohlerlawn Cemetery

Kohlerlawn Cemetery is publicly owned and operated by the City of Nampa. The Cemetery is open to visitors each day beginning at dawn and closes each evening at dusk. For burial space fees, opening and closing prices, decoration guidelines and monument setting policies, please visit our website.

Right of Way Tree Planting

This program provides City of Nampa residents help with planting appropriate trees in the Right of Way areas of their property. Two periods each year, spring and fall, provide citizens with an opportunity to participate in this program. For permits and details about specific dates and tree species available, contact the City Forester, Adam Mancini at 208-468-5723, www. nampaparks.org

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Christmas trees may be dropped o at Kohlerlawn Cemetery Trees must be free of stands, lights and all ornamentation. Trees will be turned into mulch and used throughout our parks and trails.

December 26 through January 15

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Pathways

The City offers miles of existing pathways and trails and has developed a bike and pedestrian master plan that projects for more pathways and trails in the future. Nampa citizens and visitors will enjoy running, walking, in-line skating or bicycling on the Nampa Pathway System. For maps, etiquette and more, visit our website. Stop by the Harward Rec Center to pick up a copy of the Parks & Pathways pocket map to take with you while you explore all the pathways in Nampa!

• Wilson Pathway (4.75 mi); street parking along Sunnyridge Rd, Lake Lowell Ave or W. Roosevelt Ave

• Stoddard Pathway (2.75 mi); trailhead parking lots on Amity Avenue, Greenhurst Rd and Locust Lane

• Indian Creek Pathway (1.35 mi); street parking along S. Kings Rd or S. Sugar Street

• Grimes Pathway (.06 mi); street parking at Sunset Oaks Park on Birch Lane

• Edwards Pathway (1 mi.); street parking along Miller Way (W. Iowa Ave and Middleton Rd)

• Elijah Pathway (1 mi); Park at Osbourne Park

Fitness Trails

• King’s Road Park (.30 mi)

• Amity Dog Park (.46 mi loop)

• Harward Rec Center (.56 mi loop)

• Osborne Park (.49 mi)

• Sunset Oaks Park (.44 mi)

• West Park (.47 mi)

• Midway Park (.50 mi)

• Orah Brandt Park (.50 mi)

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