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UNITY ARCH DEDICATION A sculpture symbolic of Arlington’s passion, dedication, and unwavering spirit was installed in the Sculpture Trail at Richard Greene Linear Park. PAGE 6

PGA JUNIOR ACADEMY Arlington Golf is proud to unveil a new learning directive for all junior golfers ages 6-17. PAGE 66


Unity Arch Light Up Arlington Art on the Greene Festival Food Truck Fridays Dive In Movie OUR MISSION: The mission of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality facilities and services that are responsive to a diverse community and sustained with a focus on partnerships, innovation and environmental leadership. The Parks and Recreation Department oversees a diverse range of programs, projects and services with one thing in common: people. We work with the community to create and operate beautiful, accessible public spaces and facilities for all to enjoy. We also produce programs and events that enrich the lives of community members culturally, socially, and physically. OUR VISION: Arlington is a vibrant city that enjoys a high quality of life through great parks and exceptional recreational opportunities. These services provide a foundation for the physical, social, economic and environmental viability and well-being of the community. Welcome to Arlington Parks and Recreation. WELCOME TO NATURALLY FUN.

STAY CONNECTED NaturallyFun.org 717 W. Main St. Arlington, TX 76013 817-459-5474 fb.com/ArlingtonParks Twitter.com/ArlingtonParks Youtube.com/ArlingtonParks Instagram.com/ArlingtonParks

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TABLE OF

CONTENTS IN EVERY ISSUE

9 Build a Dream Scholarship 14 Naturally Fun 5 16 Cliff Nelson Recreation Center 18 Dottie Lynn Recreation Center 20 Elzie Odom Athletic Center 22 Hugh Smith Recreation Center 30 Fitness Classes and Information 34 Capital Improvements Overview 40 Engage: Active Adults 46 Eunice Activity Center 48 Senior Recreation Center New York 54 Youth Sports Leagues 55 Adult Sports Leagues 56 Tennis 54 Golf 70 Aquatics 85 Keep Arlington Beautiful 86 Arlington Public Library 87 River Legacy 88 Levitt Pavilion 90 Lake Arlington 92 Registration Info and Directory 95 Rentals 96 Park Finder

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Unity Arch Dedication New Online Registration EcoFest Arlington Art on the Greene Food Truck Friday Light Up Arlington Dive-In Movie Tiny Tots Triathlon X-Treme Teen Camp Camp Viridian Camp Kitsu Elevate Teem Camp Bob Findlay Park Improvements Julia Burgen Park Development Rush Creek Dog Park Construction Eden Road Park Development Red, White, & Blue BBQ Homeownership Fair Fall Craft Fair Dog Days Play day Make a Splash Splash Pad Guide

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UNITY ARCH DEDICATION A sculpture symbolic of Arlington's passion, dedication, and unwavering spirit was installed in the Sculpture Trail at Richard Greene Linear Park.

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ayor Jeff Williams and other Arlington officials dedicated the Unity Arch sculpture at Richard Greene Linear Park on April 6.

and events that have happened in Arlington through sculptures, it's an exciting opportunity for our parks to become more engaging for our residents."

The sculpture was installed in January and is a centerpiece of Arlington's Entertainment District Sculpture Trail in Richard Greene and Robert Cluck linear parks.

Morrel's Unity Arch was selected out of 21 proposals as the best representation of the community spirit supporting Arlington's growing Entertainment District.

"The Unity Arch is reflective of how Arlington is aligning to create growth and opportunity by uniting through our diversity, education, aspirations and spirit, and it reflects the 'can-do' spirit of our city," said Ronnie Price, president of the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Morrel said he came up with the design by wrapping a piece of chicken wire around a football.

Mayor Jeff Williams, Park Board Chair Donna Darovich, Rob Matwick, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Texas Rangers, and the Artist, Owen Morrell, all spoke at the event. "Art is an important piece of any community," Assistant Parks Director Gary Packan said. "If we can continue to work to expand that within our park system to celebrate people 6

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Spanning the length of both the Richard Greene and Robert Cluck linear parks, the sculpture trail combines art and nature. It's set against the beautiful backdrop of Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium. Another phase of the master plan was completed May 2016 which included nine pieces of art located on the trail between Randol Mill Road and Cowboys Way, on the east side of Johnson Creek. This phase was underwritten by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation.


Top Left: Artist Owen Morrel removes protective film from the Unity Arch sculpture on Jan. 19 when the sculpture was installed. His work was selected out of 21 proposals as the centerpiece for the Sculpture Trail Top Right: City officials and other representatives cut the ceremonial ribbon at the dedication on April 6. Bottom: Morrell discusses his work with City Manager Trey Yelveryon.

Unlike the permanent Unity Arch, each of the nine sculptures along the trail will remain on display for three years and then it will be rotated out. This will provide park patrons with a new experience every few years. If a sculpture is sold while on display, the city will collect a percentage of the commission and the artist will install a replacement piece.

of Arlington, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, University of Texas at Arlington and local artists. For more information about the Sculpture Trail master plan, contact Assistant Parks Director Gary Packan at Gary.Packan@ arlingtontx.gov.

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Injury on the court, recovery down the street.

Sports Medicine From diagnosis to surgery to rehab, your road to recovery is right down the street at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Our comprehensive sports medicine program includes access to fellowship-trained physicians on the medical staff, physical therapy, nutrition education, athletic training, research studies and sports psychology. Call us today. We’ll get you playing again.

1-877-THR-WELL TexasHealth.org/Arlington-SportsMedicine

Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital. Š 2017


BUILD A DREAM SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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he Build A Dream Scholarship Program is for children (four months to 16 years of age) to register for many Arlington Parks and Recreation Department youth programs. Qualification for the scholarship is based upon federal income guidelines and is available to Arlington residents only. Due to limited funding, scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Apply at the Parks and Recreation administrative office located at 717 W. Main st. Income verification, registration for classes and $5 fee per family required at the time of application. Scholarship awards $75 for one child and $150 for two or more. Complete application and manual registration form with class selections prior to submission. Incomplete submissions cannot be processed. This is funded in part by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation and the Community Development Block Grant. ACCEPTED DOCUMENTATION TO VERIFY ANNUAL INCOME

8 AM - 5 PM August 31 Administration Office | 717 W. Main St

INCOME ELIGIBILITY Household Members Annual Income Less Than* 2 $27,800 3 $31,250 4 $34,700 5 $37,500 6 $40,300 7 $43,050 8 $45,850 *Annual incomes are subject to change based on HUD guidelines. The Build A Dream application form and guidelines are available at NaturallyFun.org and recreation centers. For more information or to apply, visit the Administrative Office at 717 W. Main St., or call 817-459-5474.

• 2016 Federal Income Tax Return • Current pay stubs (last four stubs) • Government assistance award letter: (current Medicaid Card, SNAP Award Letter within the last six months, SSI, CHIPS Insurance Card showing eligibility dates) • Proof of residency required (utility bill or lease agreement)

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NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION Platform allows customers to easily pay and register for programs online. Arlington Parks and Recreation has unveiled a new online registration platform, allowing customers to register and pay for programs, sign up for memberships and view facility reservation availability from any device 24 hours a day. The new system has many benefits and is extremely easy to use. Search for your favorite programs by keyword, age, day, time, location and more. You can even register for multiple programs in one transaction, making the registration and payment process faster and more convenient. Customers will also have the ability to view facility details and availability for all of our park pavilions, ball fields and event spaces throughout Arlington.

ONLINE REGISTRATION Manage your account, profiles and activities from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Find a class you would love to take, but registration isn't open yet? Save the class to your Wish List! Once registration opens, you can simply add your Wish List items to your cart. Keep track of your whole family's activities in one place. Track each family member's activity schedule from one dashboard. Tell us what your preferences are, any personal info you want us to know, and upload your picture for a more personal experience. Track special medical waivers and authorizations for pick up/drop off online.

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Seamlessly connect to your Facebook account to post an RSVP and invite friends to participate. Share what you are doing and which activities you are signed up for with your Facebook friends with the click of a button.

PAYMENTS & DATA SECURITY Make payments and donations online while keeping your personal information safe and secure. All customer account information is encrypted in the database, strong passwords are enforced by the application interface and ACTIVE has numerous layers of security to ensure your privacy. ACTIVE Net automatically calculates discounts, scholarships, membership rates, credits and more. You can also track payments and print out receipts and tax information when you need it. Make payments and receive your receipts online. With ACTIVE Net, forget the hassle of writing out a check, marking it down on your calendar and in your checkbook, mailing in your payment and making sure it is received. Set up automatic monthly payments or a payment plan that works for you. The ACTIVE Net shopping cart allows for multiple transactions at once making the registration and payment process more convenient. Create an account and get started today by visiting NaturallyFun.org!


9TH ANNUAL ECOFEST ARLINGTON COMING FALL 2017

This popular Eco-friendly Festival stimulates environmental awareness and offers FREE family fun! Stay tuned for more information! NaturallyFun.org/EcoFest

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6TH ANNUAL

Art on the Greene

Fri: 3 - 8 PM, Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM, Sun: 10 AM - 5 PM

Richard Greene Linear Park 1601 E. Randol Mill Rd. Arlington, TX 76011

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FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS The good times and great food are rolling into Arlington, Texas once again for Spring 2017! Our food truck series starts back up on April 28! Food truck line-ups will be announced the Wednesday* before each event. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to the food truck events, as seating is limited.

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Come on out with family and friends and enjoy music, fun and great food from our area food trucks! For more information, contact Rental and Lake Services Coordinator Kristy Sheikh at 817-575-8294. *Visit NaturallyFun.org/Foodtruck for the weekly lineup.

LUNCH SERIES:

DINNER SERIES:

Fridays, April 28-May 19 | 11 AM - 2 PM Levitt Pavilion 100 W. Abram St.

Fridays, May 26-June 16 | 6 - 10 PM River Legacy Parks 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd.

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PLAN FOR AN EXPLOSIVE NIGHT OF ENTERTAINMENT AND FIREWORKS WITH THE CITY OF ARLINGTON’S ANNUAL

JULY 3RD FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 6:00 - 10:00 PM | FOUNDER’S PLAZA

activities and entertainment for the entire family; topped off with around the festival area serving traditional carnival fare. In addition, downtown restaurants will be open for business. Visit LightUpArlington.com for additional event information, updates, entertainment schedules, maps and more! The website is also offered in a mobile-friendly format that allows you to keep up with all of the fun at the event.

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Top 5 must-see events in Arlington

DIVE IN MOVIE Friday, July 14 | 8:30-10 PM Randol Mill Pool 1924 Randol Mill Park Rd. Arlington, TX Lounge in and around the pool with your friends and family while watching Finding Dory on the big screen. Pre-registration required. See page 73.

LIGHT UP ARLINGTON

Monday, July 3 | 6 PM

Founder's Plaza 100 W. Abram St. Arlington, TX 76010 Bring the whole family out for games, activities, live music and fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July. Activities begin at 6 PM, and fireworks will be at 9:45 PM. See page 13.

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TINY TOTS TRIATHLON Saturday, June 17 | 10 AM River Legacy Parks 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006 Let your child race to the finish line as they bike, run, and slide into the Tiny Tots Triathlon. See page 27.

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS Lunch Series: 11 AM - 2 PM | April 28-May19 Levitt Pavilion 100 W. Abram St. Arlington, TX 76010 Dinner Series: 6-10 PM | May 26-June 16 River Legacy Parks 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76006 Break up the work day and come to Downtown for lunch; or make it a date night at the park. Food Truck Fridays will have a lunch series at Levitt Pavilion and a dinner series at River Legacy Parks. See page 12.

DOG DAYS PLAY DAY Saturday, August 5 | 9:30-11:30 AM Arlington Tennis Center 500 W. Mayfield Rd. The hot dog days of summer are no match for the fun youth players will have at Dog Days Play Day at Arlington Tennis Center. Come for special games and activities on and off court and get ready for fall tennis. See page 69.

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CLIFF NELSON recreation center

SOUTHWEST ARLINGTON 4600 W. Bardin Rd. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center

KEYBOARDING BEGINNER

GYMNASTICS 1

KIDS NIGHT OUT

Class will be taught on an electric keyboard. Fee includes piano book. A keyboard or piano for home practice is recommended. Facility card required

Gymnastics is a great class for developing balance, coordination, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength. This is a beginning class where participants will learn basic gymnastic skills. Facility card required.

Drop your kids off and have a night just for you! Your children will do activities and have a pizza dinner.

Cost: $48 F Jun 2-23 5:30-6:20 PM F Jul 7-28 5:30-6:20 PM F Aug 4-25 5:30-6:20 PM

Ages: 6+ 7711 7712 7716

KEYBOARDING INTERMEDIATE Cost: $48 F Jun 2-23 6:30-7:20 PM F Jul 7-28 6:30-7:20 PM F Aug 4-25 6:30-7:20 PM

Ages: 8+ 7713 7717 7718

CARTOONING Students will learn simple techniques to get started, enhance their current cartoons, and work through those ‘I don't know what to draw’ phases. Facility Card Required.

Cost: $32 Ages: 5-12 Sa Jun 3-24 10:15-11 AM 7703 Sa Jul 8-29 10:15-11 AM 7704 Sa Aug 5-26 10:15-11 AM 7705

GYMNASTICS 2 A continuation of the gymnastics program. This class focuses on intermediate gymnastic skills while developing balance, coordination, flexibility, and strength. Facility card required. Cost: $32 Ages: 6-12 Sa Jun 3-24 11:15-12:15 PM 7706 Sa Jul 8-29 11:15-12:15 PM 7707 Sa Aug 5-26 11:15-12:15 PM 7708

Cost: $32 Ages: 6+ Sa Jun 3-24 10:30-11:15 AM 7709 Sa Jul 8-29 10:30-11:15 AM 7841 Sa Aug 5-26 10:30-11:15 AM 7842

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Cost: $10 F Jun 23 6:30-9 PM F Jul 21 6:30-9 PM

Ages: 5-12 7828 7829

PRESCHOOL TUMBLING TOT’S

Preschoolers will learn beginning tumbling and beam skills. These classes help to enhance social interaction, listening skills and coordination. Facility card required. Cost: $32 Sa Jun 3-24 9:30-10 AM Sa Jul 8-29 9:30-10 AM Sa Aug 5-26 9:30-10 AM

Ages: 3-5 7825 7826 7827


PRESCHOOL MINI CAMPS

COOKING 101

SPACE CAMP

There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps Dramatic play, crafts, music and art are all part of the fun!

Young chefs have fun creating yummy culinary masterpieces. Learn the basics on measuring, preparing food and putting dishes together. Bring your appetite because we’ll try what we make.

3-2-1 Blastoff! On this out of this world journey we’ll explore rockets and how they work. We’ll also look at the solar system we live in and talk about what is going on in the night sky. We will do experiments, build crafts and even try astronaut food.

Cost: $40

LIL CHEFS

M,W,F Jun 12- 16

10 AM-12 PM

LITTLE SCIENTISTS M,W,F Jun 26- 30

10 AM-12 PM

COOKING UP A STORY M,W,F Jul 10-14

DIGGIN’ DINOS M,W,F Jul 24-28

ART ACADEMY M,W,F Aug 7-11

Ages: 3-5 5922

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10 AM-12 PM

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10 AM-12 PM

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Cost: $80 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM 5897 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 5900

GYMNASTICS Campers are taught rolls, headstands and cartwheels. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Facility card required. Cost: $70 M-F Jun 19-Jun 23 1 PM-4 PM

10 AM-12 PM

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MINI CAMPS ARCHERY Learn the basics of target archery while playing fun games. No prior experience required. The camp will cover all the basics of safety, rules and proper shooting techniques. All equipment is provided. Cost: $80 M, W-F Jul 3-Jul 7 1-4 PM

Ages: 8-12 5906

ART CAMP Use your imagination to make masterpieces. We will paint, draw, sculpt and more. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M,W-F Jul 3- 7 9 AM-12 PM 5908

BASKETBALL Develop in all aspects of basketball. You’ll learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more. Cost: $65 M-F Jun 5-9 1-4 PM M-F Jul 24-28 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 5888 5889

BUILDING MASTERS Let your inner builder shine! We’ll use tools and a variety of building materials to make fun and creative projects. Cost: $70 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9AM-12 PM 7083

CLAY CREATIONS Bring your imagination to life as you sculpt an assortment of animals and people out of clay. We will use modeling clay, play dough, homemade clay and much more. Prepare to get messy in this hands-on experience. Cost: $70 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 5902

You’ll have a ball playing everything from basketball, football, baseball, tennis and more. Explore fun and exciting sports while learning new skills and making new friends. Ages: 8-12 7087

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE We will learn about canoing, fishing, outdoor survival, hiking, camping and more. Cost: $80 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4 PM

Ages: 7-12 7082

PLANTS & ANIMALS Explore the world of plants and animals! We will discover fun facts about plants and animals that live our own backyard. Come prepared to get dirty and have lots of fun. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7090

SOCCER BASICS Learn to perfect ball handling and control, heading, shooting positions, and offensive and defensive strategies. Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 5892 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 5893

SPA SCIENCE If your camper is a budding young chemist who loves the spa experience, then join us for a week of making your own beauty and skin care products. Cost: $70 M-F Jul 24- 28 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-10 5895

ADULT PROGRAMS PICKLEBALL

Pickle ball is plated on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is play with perforated plastic baseball and wood or composite paddles. Cost: $3 W Ongoing 12-2 PM

MULTI SPORTS

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 17- 21 1-4 PM

Ages: Adults 7768

CONTRACT CLASSES JO-ANN’S LITTLE DANCERS BALLET & TAP AGES 3-5

Jo-Ann designed this program to give children a fun and safe environment to learn basic dance techniques. For more information, or to register, please contact Jo-Ann Ingram at 817-996-0286 or visit joannslittledancers.com.

KARATE Develop self-control and self-discipline by learning kicks, punches, take down and combinations. Contact Lone Star Tae Kwon Do at 817-271-6959. Contract Course M-F Aug 14-18

1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 5916

TINY KIDS SELF DEFENSE Students will learn how to use punches, kicks and their voice to defend themselves and alert others. For more information, or to register call 817-271-6959. Tu

Ongoing

6:30-7 PM

TAE KWON DO BEGINNER Learn self defense, confidence and fitness in a safe environment. Sponsored by Lone Star Institute of Tae Kwon Do. Call 817-271-6959 to register. M or Tu M or Tu

Ongoing Ongoing

7-8 PM 8-8:40 PM

Beginner Intermediate

Ages: 6-12 5913

Ages: 5-10 5904

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DOTTIE LYNN recreation center

CENTRAL ARLINGTON 3200 Norwood Ln. Dottie Lynn Recreation Center

FATHER & SON ADVENTURE DAY

ARCHERY

LITTLE CHEFS

Venture outside your normal Saturday. Participate in archery, kayaking, and fishing! Also stop by for refreshments and breakfast between activities. Registration required.

Students learn to overcome distractions and have an action plan. Archers must learn to focus on the moment, blending physical and mental resources.

There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps! Come stir up some fun in the kitchen where we will learn all about food, how to make it and even eat some!

Cost: $10 Sa May 20 9-11 AM

Ages: 3+ 7395

COFFEE & CRAFTING Enjoy good company and coffee/tea while having fun creating our Pinterest crafts! We will choose a fun and easy craft and provide all of the supplies! You get to be creative and take home a seasonal craft project. Cost: $15 Sa Jun 17 9:15-11 AM Sa Jul 15 9:15-11 AM Sa Aug 12 9:15-11 AM

Ages: 12+ 7469 7470 7468

Cost: $50 Tu Jun 6-27 6-7 PM Tu Jul 4-25 6-7 PM Tu Aug 1-29 6-7 PM

Ages: 6+ 7464 7461 7462

PRESCHOOL CAMP BUGS & BUTTERFLIES

There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps! Come discover the ins and outs of all kinds of insects! Cost: $40 Tu,Th Jun 13-15 9 AM-12 PM

Ages: 3-5 7084

DINO DISCOVERY There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps. We will DIG into how dinosaurs walked the earth, do crafts and learn how to excavate bones. Cost: $40 Tu,Th Aug 8-10 9 AM-12 PM

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Ages: 3-5 7089

Cost: $40 Tu,Th Jun 20-22 9 AM-12 PM

Ages: 3-5 7085

NEVERLAND There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps. Come discover what it would be like to live in Neverland. Cost: $40 Tu,Th Jul 25-27 9 AM-12 PM

Ages: 3-5 7088

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE There’s a lot of excitement in store at our Preschool Summer Camps. You will become King or Queen of the wild things. Cost: $40 Tu,Th Jul 11-13 9AM-12 PM

Ages: 3-5 7086


YOUTH MINI CAMPS ARCHERY

Learn the basics of target archery while playing fun games. No prior experience required. Camp will cover the basics of safety, rules, and proper shooting techniques. Equipment provided. Cost: $65 M-F Jun 12-16 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 6999

COOKING 101 Young chefs will learn how to make yummy culinary masterpieces. Learn the basics on measuring, preparing food, and putting dishes together. Bring your appetite because we’ll try what we make! Cost: $80 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7015

DINO DIGGERS Join the world of paleontology and learn all about what they ate and how they lived. We will even partake in a dino dig! Cost: $70 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 6997

DRAMA-O-RAMA We will inspire kids in their creative process and learn about basic theatrics, set-making and performing. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7014

FANTASTIC BEASTS Get an inside look into a book that resides in almost every wizarding household in the country. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7072

HAPPY CAMPERZ Make your kid a Happy Camper and sign them up for a week of learning, fun and more! They will learn everything you need to know for a perfect camping trip! Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7068

SPORTS SAMPLER

Learn to use the Force to defeat the Evil Empire and join the Rebel Alliance! Train with light sabers and learn what it takes to become a Master Jedi!

Volleyball, basketball, tennis, pickle ball and more. Learn how to play all different sports and then practice them.

Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7017

JUSTICE LEAGUE RECRUITMENT We will put all your strength, smarts and skills to the test to see if you are the right match to be a super hero. Cost: $70 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7070

We will show you how to cook all kinds of yummy foods with all the perfect ingredients. You will help us plan the meals so we can make exactly what you like! You’ll even get to eat. Cost: $80 M-F Jul 24-28 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7080

NINJAS Join us for this one of a kind experience as we jump into a world of fun and excitement. Cost: $70 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7023

Look at the solar system we live in and talk about what is going on in the night sky. We will do experiments, build crafts and even try astronaut food! Ages: 5-12 7022

PARENT’S NIGHT OUT Need some time to yourselves? Drop your kids off and have a night just for you. Each week we will have a different activity planned to keep your kids entertained. Cost: $10 F Jun 23 6-9 PM F Jul 14 6-9 PM F Aug 18 6-9 PM

Young wizards will learn all there is to know about Hogwarts, wizarding and Harry Potter. Ages: 5-12 7020

JURASSIC WORLD Join us on our journey through the Jurassic world. We will all do crafts and games. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7019

Ages: 5-12 7069

SUGAR, SPICE, & EVERYTHING NICE Cupcakes and cookies and icing galore. We will learn how to make every dessert your tummy would ever want. Cost: $80 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7021

Explore science with the coolest experiments ever. You will see and do amazing things. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7018

CONTRACT CLASSES AMERICAN NINJUTSU

Participants must register with Kyle Stockton at 432-940-5053 or email at txninjutsu@gmail.com. M-Th M-Th

Ongoing Ongoing

6:30-7:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM

5+ Adults

SELF DEFENSE CLASS

OUT OF THIS WORLD

Cost: $80 M-F Jul 17-21 1-4 PM

Cost: $65 M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

XTREME XPERIMENTS

KITCHEN CAMP

Ages: 5-13 7479 7480 7496

PINT SIZED PICASSOS

HOGWARTS EXPRESS

Cost: $75 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM

JEDI TRAINING ACADEMY

Cost: $25 Ages: 13+ Sa Jun 8 10 AM-12 PM

CHILD SAFETY CLASS

Cost: $10 Ages: 4-12 Sa Jun10 10 AM-12 PM

MOM & DAUGHTER SELF DEFENSE

Cost: $25 Ages: 16+ Sa Aug 5 10 AM-12 PM

TINY KIDS SELF DEFENSE This class places emphasis on ‘stranger danger’ and increasing students’ awareness of their surroundings. Students will learn how to use punches, kicks, elbows, knees, and their voice to defend themselves and alert others. Sponsored by Lone Star Institute of Tae Kwon Do. Call 817-271-6959 to register.

From painting to DIY’s to clay creations. We will help you make artistic masterpieces!

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Cost: $75 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4 PM

Learn self defense, confidence and fitness in a safe environment. Sponsored by Lone Star Institute of Tae Kwon Do. Call 817-271-6959 to register.

Ages: 5-12 7078

SHAKE IT OFF DANCE Explore all types of dance. Dancers will end the week with a performance for parents and friends. Dance shoes are not required, but bring them if you have them.

Ongoing

5:30-6 PM

TAE KWON DO - INTRODUCTORY

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6-7 PM

Cost: $70 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 7016

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ELZIE ODOM

NORTH ARLINGTON 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd.

athletic center

YOUTH MINI CAMPS ARCHERY

Archers must learn to focus on the moment, blending physical and mental resources.. Cost: $80 Ages: 8-13 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7032 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7033

BASKETBALL Develop in all aspects of basketball. You’ll learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more. Facility card required. Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7028 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 7029

BUBBLE SOCCER Children will play soccer while in a larger ball before getting bumped by their neighbor. Only 20 spots available for this camp. Cost: $95 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM 7034 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7035

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Elzie Odom Athletic Center

GYMNASTICS

CHEERLEADING

Campers are taught rolls, headstands and cartwheels. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Facility card required.

READY---OK! Campers learn jumps, cheers, yells, chants and dances. Tumbling and gymnastics will be emphasized.

Cost: $70 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 7025 7026

INDOOR SOCCER CAMP Learn to perfect ball handling and control, heading, shooting positions, and offensive and defensive strategies. Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 7031 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7030

ROCK CLIMBING Campers learn basic rock climbing techniques. Great way to build self-esteem and achieve physical fitness at all levels. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7004 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7042

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Cost: $65 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM M-F Jun 12-16 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7003 7027

NERF DOME Nerf guns, barricades, and lots of ammo. Campers will practice their agility, strategic thinking and focus to hit their target. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7001 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7024

STEM Flex your brain while participating in science, technology, engineering and math–or STEM– activities. Cost: $80 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 8-12 7038 7039


VOLLEYBALL

ADVANCED TAE KWON DO

GYMNASTICS 1

Bump! Set! Spike! Learn proper techniques in the important skills of serving, setting, passing, spiking, strategy and teamwork

After stretching and conditioning, students will learn kicking, punching, basic falls and discipline. Wear karate GI or sweats. Prerequisite required!

Gymnastics is a great class for developing balance, coordination, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength. This is a beginning class where participants will learn basic gymnastic skills. Facility card required.

Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7036 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7037

DODGEBALL Dodgeball increases hand eye coordination and dexterity. We will work on speed, agility and basic throwing mechanics. Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 6998

SPORTS CLASSES

Cost: $37 M Jun 5-26 7-8 PM M Jul 3-31 7-8 PM M Aug 7-28 7-8 PM

LEARN TO SKATE Beginners will learn how to move on old fashion roller skates or inline skates Cost: $35-$50 F Jun 9-30 5-6 PM F Jul 7-28 5-6 PM F Aug 4-25 5-6 PM

INTRODUCTION TAE KWON DO After stretching and conditioning, students will learn kicking, punching, basic falls and discipline. Wear karate GI or sweats. Cost: $37 M Jun 5-26 6-7 PM M Jul 3-31 6-7 PM M Aug 7-28 6-7 PM

Ages: 6+ 7361 7358 7359

Ages: 6+ 7342 7343 7344

Cost: $32 M Jun 5-26 7-8 PM M Jul 10-31 7-8 PM M Aug 7-28 7-8 PM

GYMNASTICS 2 A continuation of the gymnastics program. This class focuses on intermediate gymnastic skills while developing balance, coordination, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength. *Teacher approval through a skills test is required. Facility card required. Cost: $32 Th Jun 8-29 7-8 PM Th Jul 6-27 7-8 PM Th Aug 3-24 7-8 PM

Ages: 6+ 7365 7362 7840

EA V A H , G BORIN

R E C C O S E L B B

FORGET

BU

! Y A D H BIRT

Make your birthday bash something to remember with a Bubble Soccer party package. Bubble soccer is soccer with a twist! Each player tries to score on the other team while inside a giant inflatable bubble. Our package is perfect for kids, teens, and adults and includes everything you need to bounce your party to the next level. Party Packages start at $350 for ages 7 and up. Contact Elzie Odom Athletic center for more information or to book today!

PARTY PACKAGE INCLUDES: Up to 20 Players Party Host/Official A Two Hour Party with 90 Minutes of Play

Ages: 5-11 7330 7331 7332

One Case of Bottled Water Soccer Ball Team Pennies

Ages: 6-12 7334 7335 7336


HUGH SMITH recreation center

YOUTH MINI CAMPS ART ACADEMY

Come spend some time exploring all things art. We will paint, draw, sculpt and more. Cost: $45 Ages: 5-12 M,W,F Jun 12-16 10 AM-12 PM 7056

BASKETBALL Develop in all aspects of basketball. Learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more. Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7051 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM 7055

BUILDING MASTERS Let your inner builder shine! We will use tools and a variety of household building materials to make fun and creative projects for you to take home! Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7057 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7091

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817-275-1351 EAST ARLINGTON 1815 New York Ave. Hugh Smith Recreation Center

CABIN FEVER

CHEF KIDS

Get out of the house for some teambuilding,fun! Activities include field games like capture the flag, soccer, basketball and volleyball.

Prep, make and eat a snack each day. This tasty camp also includes a daily kitchen craft and games. Your camper is sure to leave hungry for more.

Cost: $65 M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 7075

Ages: 7-12 7071

CAMPING ADVENTURE

COMMUNITY HEROES

Reconnect with nature, experience exciting challenges and learn about the environment.

Meet and experience a day in the life of everyday heroes, explore how we can all be good citizens and have fun doing so.

Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7077

Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7076

CHEERLEADING

DIY CAMP

READY---OK! This camp is for prospective cheerleaders or those just wanting to have fun. Skills will include cheers, chants, and basic tumbling.

We’re doing more than just crafts here! With the guidance of experienced instructors and provided supplies, create and invent projects using household items.

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 17-21

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Ages: 5-12 7002

9 AM-12 PM

Ages: 9-12 7073


FOOTBALL

GUITAR

TAE KWON DO INTRO

Beginner and intermediate players will focus on fundamentals, conditioning and teamwork. We will run drills and work on all aspects of the game.

Learn basic guitar chords, strumming techniques, tuning and care of the guitar. Bring guitar to class. Facility Card required.

After stretching and conditioning, students will learn kicking, punching, basic falls and discipline. Students should wear karate GI or sweats. Ages 5-8. Facility card required.

Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 6995

GYMNASTICS Gymnasts will gain strength, flexibility, coordination, and confidence in a fun and encouraging environment. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Facility card required. Cost: $65 M-F Jun 26-30 M-F Jul 24-28

1-4 PM 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7052 7053

QUARTERBACK & WIDE RECEIVER Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers will learn how to run a professional-style offense, install efficient mechanics and learn drills that they can continue using to prepare to lead their youth team. Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 6996

SOCCER Take your game to the next level by focusing on developing soccer skills, fun and sportsmanship. Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7000 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7054

SURVIVOR Experience physical and mental challenges, outdoor adventures, co-operative games, arts and crafts and team building activities. Cost: $65 M-F Jul 17-21 1-4 PM

Ages: 9-12 7074

LITTLE ARTISTS Children will gain confidence in self expression through a hands-on, creative experience like painting, sculpture, drawing, and collage. Parents are encouraged to participate.

LEVEL 1

Cost: $38-45 Ages: 8+ Sa Jun 3-24 12:15-1:05 PM 7532 Sa Jul 1-Jul 29 12:15-1:05 PM 7533 Sa Aug 5-26 12:15-1:05 PM 7534

Cost: $35-$40 W Jun 7-28 6:10-7 PM W Jul 5-26 6:10-7 PM W Aug 2-30 6:10-7 PM

Ages: 5-8 7513 7514 7515

LEVEL 2

Cost: $35-$40 W Jun 7-28 7:10-8 PM W Jul 5-26 7:10-8 PM W Aug 2-30 7:10-8 PM

Ages: 9-12 7516 7517 7518

Cost: $38-45 F Jun 2-Jun 30 7:30-8:20 PM F Jul 7-28 7:30-8:20 PM F Aug 4-25 7:30-8:20 PM

Ages: 8+ 7535 7536 7537

KEYBOARDING This class will be taught using an electric keyboard. Learn beginning skills: notes and their time values, fingering, simple songs, etc. Fee includes piano book. A keyboard or piano for home practice is recommended. Facility card required.

LEVEL A

Cost: $38-$45 Ages: 6-12 Sa Jun 3-24 9:10-10 AM 7542 Sa Jul 1-29 9:10-10 AM 7543 Sa Aug 5-26 9:10-10 AM 7544

LEVEL B

Cost: $38-$45 Ages: 6-15 Sa Jun 3-24 10:10-11 AM 7545 Sa Jul 1-29 10:10-11 AM 7546 Sa Aug 5-26 10:10-11 AM 7547

LEVEL C

Cost: $38-$45 Ages: 6-15 Sa Jun 3-24 11:10 AM-12 PM 7548 Sa Jul 1-Jul 29 11:10 AM-12 PM 7549 Sa Aug 5-26 11:10 AM-12 PM 7550

GYMNASTICS 1 Gymnastics is a great class for developing balance, coordination, flexibility, muscular endurance and strength. This is a beginning class where participants will learn basic gymnastic skills. Ages 5-12 years. Facility card required. Cost: $32-$38 Ages: 6-12 Sa Jun 3-24 9:10-10 AM 7538 Sa Jul 1-29 9:10-10 AM 7539 Sa Aug 5-26 9:10-10 AM 7540

Learn the rules, dribbling, shooting, passing and rebounding. Please wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Facility card is required.

Jo-Ann designed this program to give children a fun and safe environment to learn basic dance techniques. For more information, or to register, please contact Jo-Ann Ingram at 817-996-0286 or visit joannslittledancers.com.

BASKETBALL

Cost: $32-$38 Ages: 4-8 Sa Jun 3-24 10:30-11:20 AM 7523 Sa Jul 1-Jul 29 10:30 -11:20 AM 7524 Sa Aug 5-26 10:30-11:20 AM 7525

ART ACADEMY

CHEERLEADING

Ages: 5-12 7520 7521 7522

Cost: $85 Ages: 6+ M,F Jul 3-31 7:20 -8:10 PM 7510 M,F Jun 2-30 7:20-8:10 PM 7511 M,F Aug 4-28 7:20-8:10 PM 7512

CONTRACT CLASSES

Cost: $32-$38 Ages: 9-12 Sa Jun 3-24 11:30-12:20 PM 7526 Sa Jul 1-29 11:30-12:20 PM 7527 Sa Aug 5-26 11:30-12:20 PM 7528

Cost: $32-$38 M Jun 5-26 6-7 PM M Jul 3-31 6-7 PM M Aug 7-28 6-7 PM

Tae Kwon Do Club gives students the opportunity to advance in belt colors and test out as a Black Belt. Tae Kwon Do Club also teaches students, discipline, respect and confidence. Students should wear karate GI or sweats.

SPORTS CLASSES

Cost: $32-$40 Ages: 3-5 W Jun 7-28 10:30-11:30 AM 7551 W Jul 5-26 10:30-11:30 AM 7552 W Aug 2-30 10:30-11:30 AM 7553

Come spend some time exploring all things art. We will paint, draw, sculpt and more.

TAE KWON DO CLUB

JO-ANN’S LITTLE DANCERS

AIKIDO Traditional AiKiDo martial arts classes for the body, heart and soul and self- defense. Visit ArlingtonAikido.com or call 682-323-8051 for registration information.

READY---OK! Participants will learn jumps, cheers, yells, chants and dances. Tumbling and gymnastics will be emphasized. Facility Card required. Cost: $32-$38 Ages: 5-12 Sa Jun 3-24 10:45-11:45 AM 7529 Sa Jul 1-29 10:45-11:45 AM 7530 Sa Aug 5-26 10:45-11:45 AM 7531

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Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Registration opens May 30. Visit NaturallyFun.org.

DIVE-IN MOVIE July 14 | 8:30 - 10:30 PM

Randol Mill Pool | $6 or $6.50 per person* Lounge in and around the pool with your friends and family while enjoying a family-friendly feature on the big screen! *Admission is $6 for under 48 inches and $6.50 for 48 inches and up. Pre-registration required. 24

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SATURDAY, JUNE 17 • 10 AM • AGES: 3-10

River Legacy Parks - 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd.

BIKE

RUN

SLIDE

Participants will bike a 1/4 mile, run 200 yards, and “get wet” at the end. Bring a bicycle or tricycle with a helmet, wear tennis shoes, and comfortable athletic clothing. Medals will be awarded to all participants who finish! One parent helper is allowed.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED • CODE: 7059 • $15 PER CHILD

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X-TREME TEEN

Cliff Nelson Recreation Center 4600 W. Bardin Rd. 817-561-2819 Dottie Lynn Recreation Center 3200 Norwood Ln. 817-277-5001

X-Treme Teen camp is perfect for teens too old for day camp, but still want to have fun this summer. Each day features new, exciting activities at the center, and several field trips each week to explore the Metroplex. Camps are offered out of both Cliff Nelson Recreation Center and Dottie Lynn Recreation Center. For more information or to register, contact the recreation center above. AGES 11-15 | 9 AM - 5 PM | $140/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) #Camp LIFE / Summer Kick Off Party & Speed Zone #World Tour / Fort Worth Zoo & Six Flags #Park-gating / Hawaiian Falls & Dallas Wings Game #Arlington Adventure / Randol Mill & Hurricane Harbor #Heroes & Helpers / Basketball Challenge & AMC Movies #Ninja Warrior / All Star Ninja's Course & Six Flags #Geek Week / Nickelmania & Whirly Ball #Zombie Apocalypse / Hawaiian Falls & Nerf Party #Lets Glow / NRH20 & iT'Z Pizza #Go Viral / Six Flags & AMC Movies #Good Times / Perot Museum & BK Pool

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CAMP VIRIDIAN

817-459-6434 NORTH ARLINGTON 1200 Viridian Park Ln.

Is your child ready for a fun adventure? Camp Viridian offers a safe and fun program that will focus on development of outdoor skills and offer field trips. Laughing with friends, fishing in the lake, learning to canoe, swimming at Randol Mill Pool, aiming for a bull's-eye in archery, and air rifles are just some of the great memories that Camp Viridian will make this summer! Hang on to your hats campers, we are going to have so much fun these weeks will fly by. Ages 5-12 | 8 AM - 5 PM | $160/Week DAYS DATES CAMP NAME FIELD TRIP M-F Jun 26-30 Down on the Farm Horseback Riding M-F Jul 17-21 Underwater World Dallas Aquarium M-F Aug 14 -18 Floatin' out of Summer Hawaiian Falls

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CAMP KITSU

817-561-2819 6300 W. Arkansas Lane Arlington, TX 76016

Join us for an outdoor adventure camp along the bank of Lake Arlington at Richard Simpson Park! We will focus on conservation education and the development of outdoor skills. canoeing, fishing, archery, forts, nature crafts, guest speakers, field trips, swimming, and more! Campers should bring a sack lunch each day and a snack will be provided.

AGES 5-12 | 8 AM - 5 PM | $160/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Summer Safari / Fort Worth Zoo S’mores Outdoors / Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Down on the Farm / Horseback Riding Survivor Week / Pirates Cover Water Park Underwater World / Dallas Aquarium Take Flight / Dyno Rock Wet and Wild Week / BK Pool Discovery Week / Perot Museum Floatin out of Summer / Hawaiian Falls

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817-561-2819

ELEVATE TEEN

1815 New York Ave. Arlington, TX 76010

Elevate Teen Camp is an enriching program for teens. This program will include opportunities for overall growth in our participants through weekly themes that will engage and broaden their horizons. This program will provide college awareness, academic assistance, community involvement and FUN Activities and Trips!

AGES 11-15 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18

ELEVATE

CAMP NAME/FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) IZONS #Camp LIFE / Summer Kick off Party & Speed Zone YOUR HOR BROADEN #World Tour / Fort Worth Zoo & Volunteer at the Animal Shelter #Park-gating / Hawaiian Falls / Wings Game / Dallas Art Museum #Arlington Adventure / Southwest Nature Preserve / UTA Tour / Hurricane Harbor #Heroes & Helpers / Beautification Project / Fire Station / Parks Mall #Ninja Warrior / Spark! – in Dallas / Arlington Ninja / UNT Tour #Geek Week / Nickelmania / Whirley Ball / Free Play Arlington #Zombie Apocalypse / Hawaiian Falls & Haunted History / Nerf Party #Lets Glow / NRH20 / iT'Z – in Euless / TCU Tour #Go Viral / Skatium / Parks Mall / Six Flags #Good Times / Salvation Army / Radio, Movie Studio tour / End of Summer Party

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FITNESS ASK THE TRAINER Join our trainer once a month for an informational hour of free fitness and nutrition advice at Hugh Smith Recreation Center. The trainer will be available to answer questions, provide equipment and exercise instruction, and answer your nutritional and diet questions. There’s no extra charge, all you need is a membership card and current fitness room membership. Call 817-275-1351 for more info.

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PERSONAL TRAINING Certified personal trainers are available for individual instruction for all ages and skill levels. Times are arranged between the instructor and student. Call the recreation center where you wish to participate. Membership card and Fitness Room Membership required.

LAND & WATER FITNESS PASS The Land and Water Fitness Membership includes yoga, aerobics, water aerobics (at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool) and fitness room (Hugh Smith Rec Center).

One Person, One Session ................$45 One Person, Five Sessions .............$180 Two People, One Session ................$70 Two People, Five Sessions ............$285

MATURE ADULT & SENIOR FITNESS For mature adult and senior fitness classes, please see our complete class schedule and program descriptions on page 47 and 49.

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Ages 14 and Up ..................$45 / Month


FITNESS SPECIALS!

REFER A FRIEND Receive a $10 voucher for each referral that mentions your name when purchasing a fitness membership. (Note: collect multiple vouchers for multiple referrals but only one voucher may be redeemed at a time). COLLEGE DISCOUNT 10% off fitness pass by showing applicable ID at time of purchase. MILITARY DISCOUNT 15% off fitness pass by showing applicable ID at time of purchase. TRY US OUT - COLLEGE PROGRAM Show college ID at registration and get two months usage without a Facility Card. Visit a center for more details.

FITNESS PLUS MEMBERSHIP

Access the recreation and athletic centers, unlimited fitness plus classes and weight room access. Includes the indoor track, fitness room, inline skating and rock climbing at Elzie Odom Athletic Center. 1 Month Pass......................................................................................$30 6 Month Pass...................................................................................$165 Annual Pass......................................................................................$300

FITNESS ROOM MEMBERSHIPS Enjoy fitness and weight rooms featuring a complete line of Nautilus strength equipment and a variety of cardiovascular machines for ages 14 and up. Gyms open for free play with membership (subject to availability). Additional family members receive a 20% discount off membership when purchased at the same time. Membership card required for all. fitness room passes.

CLIFF NELSON, DOTTIE LYNN, EUNICE AND HUGH SMITH Daily with Membership Card.......................................................... $3 Daily without Membership Card ...................................................$6 Monthly ............................................................................................... $15 6-Month Weight Room Pass ........................................................$75 Annual ............................................................................................... $150 Senior Monthly ..................................................................................$12 Senior 6-Month .................................................................................$60 Senior Annual ..................................................................................$120 ELZIE ODOM Daily with Membership Card..........................................................$3 Daily without Membership Card...................................................$6 Monthly.................................................................................................$20 6-Month...............................................................................................$100 Annual ................................................................................................$200 Basketball/Track Monthly..............................................................$10 Basketball/Track Annual...............................................................$100 Senior Monthly....................................................................................$12 Senior 6-Month...................................................................................$60 Senior Annual....................................................................................$120

CHILD CARE HOURS

CLIFF NELSON: M-F..................................................................................8:30-11:30 AM M-Th..................................................................................5:30-7:30 PM DOTTIE LYNN: M, W, F............................................................................8:30-11:30 AM M-Th..................................................................................5:30-7:30 PM HUGH SMITH: M-F .......................................................................................9-10:30 AM M-F..................................................................................................6-8 PM Sa............................................................................................9-10:30 AM ELZIE ODOM: M-Th................................................................................................6-9 PM Sa.....................................................................................8:45-11:45 AM

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CLIFF NELSON RECREATION CENTER 4600 W. Bardin Rd. Arlington, TX 76017 • 817-561-2819 TIME MON TUE WED 8:15 AM

Fit Over 50

9:30 AM

Fit Over 50 Cardio, Strength & Core

9 AM

Low Impact Aerobics

6 PM

Zumba

®

6:30 PM

SAT

Fit Over 50 Zumba®

Zumba®

Zumba®

Sculpt & Tone

10:30 AM

FRI

Cardio, Strength & Core

Zumba®

10 AM

THU

Sculpt & Tone Low Impact Aerobics

Yoga

Zumba

Low Impact Aerobics

®

Yoga

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

WEIGHT ROOM

ORIENTATION Learn the basics of the weight room including proper form, safety and more. Day Sa Sa Sa Sa

Dates May 6 June 3 Jul 1 Aug 5

Time 10-12 PM 10-12 PM 10-12 PM 10-12 PM

Code 6950 7744 7745 7746

DOTTIE LYNN RECREATION CENTER 3200 Norwood Ln. Arlington, TX 76013 • 817-277-5001 TIME MON TUE WED 7 AM

Yoga Fitness

FRI Yoga Fitness

Senior Exercise Low-Impact Zumba®

8:15 AM

Cardio Blast

9:30 AM

Pilates

Yoga

Pilates

Yoga

Pilates

10:30 AM

Toning

Zumba®

Toning

Zumba®

Zumba®

Zumba®

12 PM

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

5:30 PM

Yoga Fitness

Fitness Intervals

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Yoga Fitness Senior Exercise

8 AM

THU

Cardio, Strength & Core

Cardio, Strength & Core REFIT

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SAT


ELZIE ODOM ATHLETIC CENTER 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76006 • 817-459-6434

TIME

MON

6 AM

Total Conditioning

8:30 AM

Sit & Fit

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

Sit & Fit

9 AM

Instructor’s Choice

9:30 AM

Kettlebell

10 AM

Stretching

10:30 AM

Zumba®

5:45 PM

Zumba®

Zumba®

11:30 PM Kettlebell

Zumba®

6 PM

Instructor’s Choice Rock Climbing

Zumba®

Yoga/Pilates

7 PM

HUGH SMITH RECREATION CENTER 1815 New York Ave. Arlington, TX 76010 • 817-275-1351

TIME

MON

8:45 AM

Senior Strength

9 AM

Zumba®

9:45 AM

Tai Chi

10 AM

Chair Yoga

11:30 AM

Zumba® Strong

6 PM

Zumba®

TUE

WED

THU

Senior Strength Zumba®

Zumba®

FRI

SAT

Senior Strength Zumba®

Zumba®

Zumba®

Tai Chi Chair Yoga Zumba® Strong Zumba®

Zumba®

Zumba® Strong Zumba®

LEAD THE WAY We are looking for contract and specialty instructors! Send a short proposal, background information along with your desired location to teach at. For more information, contact Krissy Crosier at krissy.crosier@arlingtontx.gov.

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CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS Arlington Parks and Recreation is committed to creating parks, facilities and green spaces for you and your family to enjoy. With park fees, bonds and other sources of income, we’re able to renovate and create facilities to fit your needs.

development are just some of the projects to be completed. Take a minute to read about construction we’ve recently completed, like Julia Burgen Park, and projects that are already under way.

Arlington residents unanimously approved a package of bond projects that focus on streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries in the 2014 Bond Election. Plans for Rush Creek Dog Park, Julia Burgen Park and Eden Road Park

For more information about capital improvements and park planning, contact Park Planning Manager De’Onna Garner at 817-459-6937 or DeOnna.Garner@ArlingtonTX.gov.

BOB FINDLAY LINEAR PARK IMPROVEMENTS Looped Trail, playground, parking lot and wildflowers. Completed Fall 2016 $648,000 - Gas Funds, Park Fees SEE PAGE 35.

JULIA BURGEN PARK DEVELOPMENT Paved trail, playground, parking lot, pavilion and automated gate. Completed April 2017. $2,000,000 - 2008 Bond Funds and Park Fee SEE PAGE 36.

RUSH CREEK DOG PARK CONSTRUCTION Off-leash dog areas, lighting fencing, parking lot Completed April 2017, Opening September 2017 $500,000 - 2014 Bond Funds SEE PAGE 38.

EDEN ROAD PARK DEVELOPMENT Parking lot, playground and picnic area To be completed by June 2017 $930,800 - Park Development Fees SEE PAGE 39.

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BOB FINDLAY LINEAR PARK IMPROVEMENTS

The park's trail will remain closed until construction is completed in July.

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onstruction work continues on Bob Findlay Linear Park Trail, located at 900 Findlay Drive, 76012. The trail will remain closed during construction through July. The project involves replacing approximately 0.8 mile of antiquated trail. The existing hike and bike trail is heavily used and has been in place for over 20 years. The new concrete trail will be 12' wide, allowing more people use the trail at one time. This much needed trail improvement will also be slightly realigned enhancing the overall quality of the trail and park goers experience. The $524,157 project is funded by the 2014 Bond Program fund. For questions, contact Park Project Manager, Mitali Mandlekar at Mitali.mandlekar@arlingtontx.gov.

Construction Started: March, 2017 Construction Complete: July, 2017

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JULIA BURGEN PARK DEVELOPMENT Flood-prone land purchased in 1999 was turned into a 66-acre linear park designed to mimic nature.

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ulia Burgen Park is open for use after construction completed as scheduled in April.

Globe Life Park. The Julia Burgen Park will help eventually close the gap between Vandergriff Park and Meadowbrook Park.

Construction included new a new trail system, playground equipment, pavilion, lighted parking lot, automated gate access, and more.

"Trails are our highest requested amenity in our park system," Assistant Parks Director Gary Packan said.

“The park offers several uniquely designed features that can be especially experienced at the playground area,” Park Project Manager Mitali Mandlekar said. Mandlekar took inspiration from nearby Johnson Creek and incorporated creek bridge and river wave elements into the playground. The project restored some natural areas and wildlife habitats along the creek. Developers also included drought-tolerant species, native-grasses and wildflowers in several areas. "With so much technology available to children, this element of experiencing and connecting with nature is so important," Mandlekar said. "It's amazing to grow up on a street where you can say ‘I have this beautiful park,' where you can build memories, not just with your family but with your friends." In 1999, the City used federal funding to purchase and tear down more than 100 flood-prone homes along Johnson Creek. The previously empty streets and crumbling sidewalks are not home to the new 66-acre linear park. Funding for the park development was included in the 2008 Bond Program. As part of the Johnson Creek Corridor Plan, Arlington plans to eventually create a series of linked linear parks that stretch from Gateway Park near the Parks at Arlington Mall up to the Richard Greene Linear Park near AT&T Stadium and

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As part of its priority to Champion Great Neighborhoods, the Arlington City Council supports projects such as linear parks that are designed to improve the quality of life for residents. The park is named after former City Council member Julia Burgen, well-known for her environmental activism. "Julia Burgen dramatically increased the environmental awareness of the overall community and the political community – from protections we have now for trees to expanded landscaping requirements," said Donna Darovich, parks and recreation board chair. The park is located between Pecan Street and Collins Street, east of the University of Texas at Arlington. Center Street runs through the park, which is located south of downtown Arlington. The main entrance is on Ruby Street, south of Mitchell Street. For more information about this and other capital improvement projects, contact Park Project Manager Mitali Mandlekar at Mitali.Mandlekar@Arlingtontx.gov.

Construction Started: January 2016 Construction Complete: April 10, 2017

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RUSH CREEK DOG PARK CONSTRUCTION

The City's second dog park will remain closed until September to allow grass to grow-in and root properly.

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ush Creek Dog Park is scheduled to open September 2017 off West Pioneer Pkwy in Arlington. Construction is on track to be completed in May, but will open later in the year. The grass needs several months to create strong roots and be able to withstand dog use. “If we allow dogs on the turf before it is allowed to properly grow in and establish an adequate root system, the turf will be torn up very quickly leaving muddy areas,” De’onna Garner, Park Planning Manager, said. The seven-acre park will feature water fountains, benches, climbing boulders, shaded seating areas and four fenced-in paddocks for off-leash play.

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The project will also include designated areas for both large and small dogs, security lighting and a parking lot with at least 60 spaces. When complete, Rush Creek Dog Park will be the City’s second public dog park. Tails ‘N Trails dog park, located at 950 SE Green Oaks Blvd, has been open since 2007. "Usage of the first park has been consistently high," Parks and Recreation Director Lemuel Randolph said.

Construction Complete: May 2017 Park Opening: September 9, 2017


EDEN ROAD PARK DEVELOPMENT Construction will be completed by June 16, 2017. The Park is located at 1860 Mansfield Webb Rd.

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den Road Park construction is on schedule to be completed by June 16, 2017 Park Project Manager Eric Seebock said. Work began on January 17, 2017 with a contract of $930,800 with 2L Construction, LLC. The park will be renamed as the main entrance is no longer on Eden Road. Parks officials have reached out to nearby neighborhoods for suggestions.

The project is funded by Park Development Fees, and will feature a 20 space concrete parking lot, a group picnic pavilion with grill, playground, and picnic tables. Construction also includes new benches, loop walking trail, open play areas, wildflower meadow areas, park monument sign, automated security gate, landscaping, and irrigation.

Construction Started: January 17, 2017 Construction Complete: June 16, 2017

For questions, contact Park Project Manager, Eric Seebock at Eric. Seebock@Arlingtontx.gov.

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ENGAGE

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engAGE Arlington is a group of adults who come together for lively activities ranging from wine tours to hiking, breakfast to tennis and scuba to exploring the Metroplex. Check out this group for events and adventures for more active adults. Couples, singles and anyone who is looking for an extra boost of fun welcome! engAGE is hosted out of Eunice Activity Center.

MISSION STATEMENT EngAGE’s mission is to promote a welcoming environment to enhances the quality of life through education, socialization and wellness enriching the human spirit.

VISION

engAGEarlington

CORE VALUES Quality of Life Welcoming Atmosphere Nurture the Human Spirit

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS EngAGE hosts a variety of events for adults including day trips, socials and more. For more information about these and other engAGE events, contact the center at 817-277-8091.

Mustangs and Museums - See page 42. Thistle Hill and McFarland House - See page 42. Line Dancing at Cliff Nelson - See page 43.

To inspire through fun and nurture the human spirit resulting in a better quality of life.

Spend the afternoon with friends learning to cook delicious, seasonal recipes. This class meets from 2-4 PM the second Tuesday of every month. The cost is $20 per person unless indicated otherwise. Registration is required, call 817-277-8091 to register. Class schedule below.

May 9

July 11

One Pan Meals

That's Just Peachy

June 13

August 8

Picnic Salads

Chilled Summer Soups

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TRIPS LEAVE FROM LOCATION LISTED

EAC Eunice Activity Center 1000 Eunice St. 817-277-8091 HSRC Hugh Smith Rec Center 2015 Craig Hanking Dr. 817-275-1351 DLRC Dottie Lynn Rec Center 3200 Norwood Ln. 817-277-5001 CNRC Cliff Nelson Rec Center 4600 W. Bardin Rd. 817-561-2819 EOAC Elzie Odom Athletic Center 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd. 817-459-6434

EXERTION LEVEL Little to no exertion

ENGAGE DAY TRIPS

Some exertion Lots of exertion

ACTIVE AND ADVENTUROUS ADULTS JUNE

JULY

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM June 1 | EAC $15 per person, Lunch Separate

10:30 AM - 4 PM July 6 | EAC $15 per person, Lunch Separate

LONE STAR PARK HORSE RACING ••

THISTLE HILL AND MCFARLAND HOUSE MUSEUMS •••

6TH FLOOR MUSEUM ••

9 AM - 3 PM July 13 | SRCNY $27 per person.

9 AM - 3 PM August 8 | HSRC $27 per person.

DOWNTOWN GRAPEVINE AND WINE TASTING ••

DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM •••

COWGIRL MUSEUM ••

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM June 20 | EAC $21 per person, Lunch Separate

9 AM - 3 PM July 19 | HSRC $29 per person.

10 AM - 3 PM August 22 | EAC $23 per person, Lunch Separate

MUSTANGS AND MUSEUMS ••

5:30-9 PM June 15 | HSRC $20 per person

KIMBELL ART MUSEUM ••

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AUGUST

TEXAS MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM •• 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM August 3 | EAC $23 per person, Lunch Separate


ENGAGE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS PICKLEBALL

ZUMBA

1-3 PM Wed | CNRC Easy for beginners to learn and fun for experienced players. $3 drop in fee.

9 AM and 6 PM M-F | HSRC 9 AM Sat | CNRC | 10:30 AM Sat | EOAC $5 drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit.

COUNTRY WESTERN DANCING 7-8 PM Wed | CNRC Learn to 2 step, 3 step, Double 2 step, Jitterbug and more. $40/person or $60/ couple. Per month.

FIT OVER 50

LINE DANCING

BADMINTON

9-11:30 AM Thu | CNRC A step-by-step method for learning fun and dynamic line dances. $2 drop in fee.

7-9 PM M,F | CNRC $5 drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit.

LINE DANCING WITH ALLISON

TENNIS FIRST BAPTIST ARLINGTON

8:15-9:15 AM M,W,F | CNRC $5 drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit.

12:30-1:30 PM Thu | EAC $4 Drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit.

7 PM Tue | Arlington Tennis Center $3.50/person. Contact westd@tx.rr.com.

TAI CHI

9:15-11 AM Select Sat | DLRC June 17, July 15, August 12. $15 per person

12-1 PM Tu,Th | DLRC 9:45-10:45 Mondays and Fridays | HSRC $5 drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit.

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that make this a special community. As a Certified Gold Signature

Viridian currently offers 12 miles of trails with 14 more miles to be developed

Sanctuary by Audubon International, Viridian is design to embrace and enhance one of the most unique natural settings in the Metroplex. Beautiful home designs offered by awardwinning builders and the ultimate location combine to create a community unlike any other. With work, play, shopping, schools and entertainment all just minutes away, it’s easy to live the Viridian Life! Take a tour and see for yourself.

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DESTINATION TRAVEL BILTMORE ESTATES May 7 - May 12, 2017 • $589 (Double Occupancy)

Price includes motor coach transportation, 5 nights lodging including 3 consecutive nights in the Asheville area, 8 meals including 5 breakfasts and 3 dinners, a guided tour of Asheville, NC, a full day visit to the Biltmore Estate, a guided drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, a visit to the famous Folk Art Center and magnificent St. Lawrence Basilica, and more! Call 817-277-8091 for more information and to register.

MEXICAN RIVIERA CRUISE September 23, 2017 | $1,333 per person

Price includes airfare and airport transfers to the ship, champagne and chocolates in your state room, shared 1 hour cocktail party and a $50 per cabin on board credit. The Mexican Riviera cruise is the perfect vacation for seven days of pampered pleasure. From the crystal-clear waters and sparkling nightlife of Puerto Vallarta, to the fishing and shopping in Mazatlan, this vacation inspires a feeling of privilege.

BARCELONA, SPAIN February 3, 2018 | $2,650 (Double Occupancy)

From the twisting corridors of the Gothic Quarter to the fanciful creations of Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona is packed with unique elements that are beautiful to behold. Price includes round trip airfare, hotel accommodations, 6 meals, entrance to various activities and museums, and a multilingual tour guide. Contact Kelly Geer at 817.277.8091 or kelly.geer@arlingtontx.gov for more information and to register.

PARIS, FRANCE March 20, 2018 | $3,399 per person

Price includes airline fare, hotel and many tours. You’ll see the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, we’ll even visit Versailles. Breakfast and some dinners included. Please contact Pam Mitchell at SRCNY 817-459-5464 for more information. Price is subject to change. Naturally Fun Magazine • S U M M E R 2 0 1 7

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EUNICE activity center

Less than two miles from AT&T Stadium and the Arlington Entertainment District, the Eunice Activity Center is a resource to the community. Eunice was renovated in 2001, adding an additional 3,400 square feet of meeting and gathering space. Eunice has a slate of recurring activities are throughout the week, including exercise classes, arts and crafts and info sessions. See the activities calendar on the opposite page for a complete listing of weekly events. For additional information on special events, trips and outings, call 817-277-8091.

CENTRAL ARLINGTON 1000 Eunice St. Eunice Activity Center

RENTALS

HOURS

Rent rooms at the Eunice Activity Center during business hours when no center activities are scheduled, or after business hours. The facility includes a 3,000 square foot ballroom, a variety of multi -purpose meeting rooms and a full service kitchen with stove, refrigerator, oven and microwave. For more rental information, call the center.

Monday............................ 8:30 AM - 8 PM Tuesday-Wednesday.... 8:30 AM - 5 PM Thursday.......................... 8:30 AM - 7 PM Friday...................................... 11 AM - 5 PM Saturday-Sunday...........................CLOSED

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Eunice St. Arlington, TX 76010 EUNICE ACTIVITY CENTER 1000 817-277-8091

TIME

MON

TUE

WED

THU

8:30 AM

Yoga

(8:45) Chair Yoga

Yoga

(8:45) Chair Yoga

9 AM

Craft Club

WET Club Painting Exercise

Exercise

9:45 AM 10:30 AM

Exercise Zumba

Zumba Computer Club (4th Th)

11 AM 12 PM

Advanced Bridge

12:30 PM

Ukulele Band

1 PM

FRI

Bridge

Advanced Bridge

Spud and Show (2nd Fri.) Beginner Fitness Line Dancing

Bridge Driver Safety Course (1st Fri.) Adv. Billiards Club

Watercolor

1:30 PM

Beginner Level 2 Line Dance

2 PM

Robin’s Café Cooking Class (2nd Tu)

Bingo Bash (4th F)

Senior HELP!Tech, Devices(1st W)

3:15 PM 4 PM

Game Night

6 PM

(6:15) TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly

Game Night Country Western Dance ($6)

Country Western Dance ($6)

12-2:30 PM | Eunice Activity Center | Enjoy a movie and a baked potato with toppings

Line Dancing with Alison on Thursdays 12:30 - 1:30 PM Thursdays | Eunice Activity Center | $4 Drop in or Fitness Plus/ Silver Sneakers/ Silver n’ Fit

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NEW YORK Senior Recreation Center New York has a slate of recurring activities throughout the week including exercise classes, arts and crafts and informational sessions. See the calendar on the opposite page for a complete listing of weekly events. For information on special events, trips and group outings, call 817-460-5009. The senior recreation center New York has spaces ideal for all types of events including organization meetings, church services, sporting events and special occasions. Space is available to rent seven days a week depending upon schedule. Rental is open to both City of Arlington residents and non-residents.

slightly less with a dance floor. It is ideal for weddings, reunions and other private events. The windows of the room provide ambient lighting during daytime hours. The Main Hall can be divided in three sections. Single Sections of the Hall may be rented during operating hours. For non-operating hours, at least two sections must be rented. The full-service kitchen is equipped with cooking devices as well as refrigeration and freezers. A 295 square foot Central Activity Room is the perfect setting for smaller groups or can serve as an additional reception area for larger main hall events.

The 2,400 square foot multi-purpose Main Hall seats 185 with tables, and

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817-460-5009 EAST ARLINGTON 2015 Craig Hanking Dr. Senior Recreation Center

HOURS Monday, Thursday, Friday.................................. 8:30 AM - 4 PM Tuesday-Wednesday.... 8:30 AM - 6 PM Saturday-Sunday...........................CLOSED


Craig Hanking Dr. Arlington, TX 76010 RECREATION CENTER NEW YORK 2015 817-460-5009

TIME

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

8:30 AM

Table Games

Table Games

Table Games

Table Games

Table Games

Senior Card Games

9:30 AM

10 AM

Rummikub Game Tournament (2nd M) Chair Yoga

10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Morning Movie Madness (1st F)

Chair Yoga

Super Bingo (3rd F)

Prime Time Lunch

Prime Time Lunch

Joyful Singing Prime Time Lunch

Prime Time Lunch

12 PM

Prime Time Lunch Ice Cream Social

Birthday Celebration (1st F) Food Pantry (2nd F)

12:30 PM 3 PM

Box Lunch Bingo (1st Tu)

4 PM

Potluck Bingo

RED, WHITE & BLUE BBQ JULY 3 • 3 - 4:30 PM • SRCNY join us for some grilled burgers and hotdogs with all the trimmings. We’ll also play bingo with many prizes!

$4 per person


SENIOR DAY TRIPS

Day trips depart the Senior Recreation Centers multiple times each month to various local attractions, eateries and special destinations. Please call the centers for more information.

JUNE

THISTLE HILL AND MCFARLAND HOUSE MUSEUMS •••

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM June 1 | EAC $15 per person, Lunch Separate.

9 AM - 3 PM July 13 | SRCNY $27 per person.

EISENHOWER MUSEUM ••

DALLAS WORLD AQUARIUM •••

MUSTANGS AND MUSEUMS ••

9 AM - 3 PM July 19 | SRCNY $29 per person.

LONE STAR PARK HORSE RACING ••

FINDING NEVERLAND AT THE WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE •

DOWNTOWN GRAPEVINE AND WINE TASTING •• 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM June 20 | EAC $21 per person, Lunch Separate.

GRANBURY SQUARE ••

10 AM - 3 PM August 22 | EAC $23 per person, Lunch Separate.

WINSTAR CASINO ••

11 AM - 5:30 PM July 20 | EAC $49 per person, Lunch Separate.

8:30 AM - 7 PM August 24 | SRCNY $20 per person.

EAC

TOP OF THE HILL BAPTIST COLLEGE ••• 10 AM - 2 PM July 27 | SRCNY $25 per person.

9 AM - 3 PM June 21 | SRCNY $15 per person.

AUGUST

JULY

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM August 3 | EAC $23 per person, Lunch Separate.

KIMBELL ART MUSEUM ••

9 AM - 3 PM August 8 | SRCNY $27 per person.

COWGIRL MUSEUM ••

9 AM - 3 PM June 13 | SRCNY $20 per person.

5:30-9 PM June 15 | SRCNY $20 per person

6TH FLOOR MUSEUM ••

TEXAS MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM ••

10:30 AM - 4 PM July 6 | EAC $15 per person, Lunch Separate.

SRCNY

Eunice Activity Center 1000 Eunice St. 817-277-8091 Senior Rec Center New York 2015 Craig Hanking Dr. 817-460-5009

EXERTION LEVEL Little to no exertion Some exertion Lots of exertion

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EDUCATIONAL SESSION AND SPECIAL EVENTS JUNE

SPUDS AND SHOW 12-2:30 PM June 9 | EAC | $2 Watch a comedy movie while enjoying a baked potato loaded up with a toppings.

LUNCH AND LEARN: SIZZLING SANDALS FOR SUMMER 11 AM -12:30 PM June 15 | EAC | FREE Pre-registration Required Podiatry Specialist from Methodist Mansfield Medical Center will help you choose the right sandal for your feet to protect your foot and your body’s alignment.

JULY

EAC Eunice Activity Center 1000 Eunice St. 817-277-8091

LUNCH AND LEARN: IDENTITY THEFT 11 AM -12:30 PM July 8 | EAC | FREE Pre-registration Required Thrivent Financial will speak on how to avoid identity theft and what to do if it happens to you

SRCNY Senior Rec Center New York 2015 Craig Hanking Dr. 817-460-5009

LUNCH AND LEARN: WOUND CARE 11 AM -12:30 PM July 13 | EAC | FREE Pre-registration Required Specialist from Methodist Mansfield Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center will discuss how your health can effect wound healing.

SPUDS AND SHOW 12-2:30 PM August 11 | EAC | $2 Watch a comedy movie while enjoying a baked potato loaded up with toppings.

LUNCH AND LEARN: APEX INTEGRATIVE HEALTH

FATHER’S DAY PARTY 12:30-2 PM June 16 | EAC | FREE Celebrate Fathers at EAC with a hamburger lunch and games.

SPUDS AND SHOW

11 AM - 12:30 PM August 24 | EAC | FREE Pre-registration Required Specialist from local pain relief clinic will speak on health and wellness topic.

12-2:30 PM July 14 | EAC | $2 Watch a comedy movie while enjoying a baked potato loaded up with toppings.

HEARING AIDS MAINTENANCE 10-11 AM June 24 |SRCNY | FREE Come and have professionals check on your hearing aids. They will make sure they are clean and working properly for you.

AUGUST

HEALTHY HEART 10-11 AM July 19 | SRCNY | FREE We will have someone come and educate us on how to keep our hearts healthy and strong. There will be a time for any questions you may have.

RED HAT SOCIETY 11 AM THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH We believe silliness provides comedy relief for life and we share a bond of affection forged by common life experiences. Our official chapter name ‘The Arlington Day Dreamers’ enjoy monthly outings or social events around the Metroplex destinations or at the Senior Centers. Our ladies can always be seen clad in their red hat and clashing purple ensemble as they keep up the spirit of the Red Hat Society. Contact Queen Mum Linda Shipko 682-583-6134 for more info and to RSVP.

UTA PLANETARIUM June 21 $4 per person. Lunch at Babes is separate. Contact Linda for Carpool details.

May 17 Chop House 2230 W. Park Row June 21 UTA Planetarium - $4 fee

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YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES REGISTER ONLINE TODAY AT COAPAR.SIPLAY.COM

SUMMER 2017 SPORT

AGES

FEE

GAMES

REGISTRATION

SEASON BEGINS

Basketball Co-Rec

3-6

$75

6

May 1-31

June 17

Basketball Co-Rec

7-12

$80

8

May 1-31

June 17

Volleyball

9-14

$80

8

June 1-30

July 8

SPORT

AGES

FEE

GAMES

REGISTRATION

SEASON BEGINS

Outdoor Soccer

3-6

$75

6

August 1-31

September 23

Outdoor Soccer

7-14

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

Girl's T-Ball

5-6

$75

6

August 1-31

September 23

Girl's Machine Pitch

7-9

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

Girl's Softball

9-11

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

T-Ball

3-5

$75

6

August 1-31

September 23

Modified Coach Pitch

6

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

Coach Pitch

7-9

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

Kid Pitch

10-12

$80

8

August 1-31

September 23

Volleyball

9-14

$80

8

September 1-30

October 14

Lacrosse

7-11

$105

8

September 1-30

October 21

FALL 2017

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ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES BASKETBALL

SOFTBALL

Play adult basketball during the winter, spring, summer and fall seasons. The eight-game leagues are played at Elzie Odom Athletic Center in north Arlington. League play includes Men’s Competitive and Men’s Recreational divisions.

Harold Patterson Sports Center • ASA League Eight-game leagues run in the winter, spring, summer and fall. Games are played at Harold Patterson in south Arlington off I-20 and Bardin Road.

FLAG FOOTBALL Men’s Adult Flag Football leagues run during the spring, winter and fall seasons. Games are played at Harold Patterson Sports Center Sunday afternoons.

Randol Mill Park • USSSA Leagues Eight-game leagues run in the winter, spring, summer and fall. Games are played at Randol Mill Park in north Arlington off I-30 and Randol Mill Road.

INLINE HOCKEY

VOLLEYBALL

Adult Inline Hockey Leagues for men ages 18 and up. Each season consists of eight games plus playoffs. All teams must provide their own uniforms and game equipment (H.E.C.C. Certified Helmet, Hockey Gloves, Skates and Shin Pads). Leagues will follow rules and regulations set by the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and USA Hockey.

KICKBALL Play coed, adult kickball during spring, summer, fall, and winter seasons. The six-game leagues are played at Harold Patterson Sports Center and Randol Mill Park Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday nights.

Adult volleyball offers women’s and coed leagues. Women’s leagues are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, and coed leagues on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Leagues run during the winter, spring, summer and fall seasons. Active teen league plays Thursday nights.

For all your sporting needs, check us out at ArlingtonSports.net

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817-459-6163

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TENNIS CENTER

ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER 500 W. Mayfield Rd. Arlington Tennis Center

HOURS

REGISTRATION

Monday-Thursday................................................ 8 AM - 9:30 PM Friday............................................................................... 8 AM - 8 PM Saturday......................................................................... 8 AM - 5 PM Sunday.................................................................................. 12 - 8 PM

Class and league registrations must be made at least three days in advance to avoid $5 late fee. Registrations can be made online at NaturallyFun.org, over the phone or at Arlington Tennis Center. Facility cards are not required for ATC programs or services. Court assignments are subject to change.

(hours may be adjusted during special events and during holidays)

FEATURES • 26 outdoor, lighted courts, including six 10-and-under junior courts • Fully stocked pro shop with the latest in tennis equipment, apparel and dozens of unique tennis themed gifts • Locker room facilities with showers • Concession area with snacks and drinks • Free Wi-Fi

SERVICES PRO SHOP The pro shop features the latest in rackets, strings, grips and accessories, including bags and other on-court needs. RACKET STRINGING Arlington Tennis Center offers two-day service on racket stringing and uses state-of-the-art equipment. DEMO RACKETS Try it before you buy it program allows you to try rackets onsite. BALL MACHINE Machine rentals are available for single use or with annual pass memberships.

Check in at the front counter for each visit. When registering online, stated price includes any advertised discounts. For additional information, call the Arlington Tennis Center at 817-459-6163 or visit NaturallyFun.org.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Arlington Tennis centers hosts a variety of events for every age group including adult mixers, junior tournaments and more. For more information about these and other ATC events, contact the center at 817-459-6163.

June 29-2: USTA Men's Donoff Challenge Cup July 15-16: UT Arlington College Circuit Tournament July 21-22: Fort Worth Adult Major Zone July 26-31: USTA Zone Team Championships August 5: Dog Days Play Day Ages 5-18 (FREE event) August 12: Arlington Police Back to School Bash (FREE event)

PRIVATE LESSONS Private Lessons are an ideal way to work on specifics of your game that you’d like to improve. Call 817-459-6163 for pricing and information. Naturally Fun Magazine • S U M M E R 2 0 1 7

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JUNIOR 10 AND UNDER PROGRAMS JUNIOR 10 AND UNDER

FRIDAY 10-S PLAY NIGHTS

10 & Under Tennis provides juniors, ages 3-10, an opportunity to learn tennis by using equipment and courts that are appropriate to their size. Children learn faster because of the easy-to-use equipment. Our staff will help players develop basic stroke techniques, along with advancing their motor skills. Red ball is the beginning stage, followed by orange and green. For more information about what program is best for your child, contact the center.

Arlington Tennis Center’s Friday 10-S Play Nights are designed to allow Juniors ages of 9-10 enjoy an evening of tennis games and competition with children their own age. Play will take place on ATC’s specially marked junior courts, with specific 10 & Under equipment and balls. Price includes a boxed dinner. Students currently enrolled in current ATC 10&Under classes receive a discount with advanced registration. Play nights are limited to 24 players, and the deadline is always the Wednesday prior to play.

RED BALL

T,Th T,Th T,Th

Jun 6-29 Jul 6-Jul 27 Aug 1-10

5:30-6 PM 5:30-6 PM 5:30-6 PM

7578 7579 7580

Ages: 3-4 $32 8 $28 7 $16 4

RED BALL

Ages: 5-6 $24 4 $48 8 $24 4 $42 7 $24 4

RED BALL

Ages: 7-8 $24 4 $48 8 $24 4 $42 7 $24 4

Sa T,Th Sa T,Th T,Th

Sa T,Th Sa T,Th T,Th

Jun 3-24 Jun 6-29 Jul 1-22 Jul 6-27 Aug 1-10

Jun 3-24 Jun 6-29 Jul 1-22 Jul 6-27 Aug 1-10

8:15-9 AM 6-6:45 PM 8:15-9 AM 6-6:45 PM 6-6:45 PM

8:15-9 AM 6-6:45 PM 8:15-9 AM 6-6:45 PM 6-6:45 PM

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7576 7584 7577 7585 7586

ORANGE BALL

Sa T,Th Sa T,Th T,Th

Jun 3-24 Jun 6-29 Jul 1-22 Jul 6-27 Aug 1-10

GREEN BALL Sa T,Th Sa T,Th T,Th

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Jun 3-24 Jun 6-29 Jul 1-22 Jul 6-27 Aug 1-10

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Ages: 9-10 $32 4 $64 8 $32 4 $56 7 $32 4

9-10 AM 7587 6-7 PM 7566 9-10 AM 7610 6-7PM 7567 6-7 PM 7590

Ages: 9-10 $32 4 $64 8 $32 4 $56 7 $32 4

9-10 AM 6-7 PM 9-10 AM 6-7 PM 6-7 PM

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Ages: 9-10 Day Dates F Jun 16 F Jul 14

Time 5:30-7:30 PM 5:30-7:30 PM

Code 7669 7670

Cost Classes $15 1 $15 1


DOG DAYS PLAY DAY

The hot Dog Days of Summer are no match for the fun that youth players have at ATC’s Dog Days Play Day! Doy Days Play Days is August 5, from 9:30 - 11:30 AM. It’s FREE for children and youth age 5-10 and 11-18. Special games and activities on and off court will get everyone ready for fall tennis! Refreshments and music will round out the morning of FUN! Registration is required, but remember, this event is FREE!

Ages: 5-10 Code: 7695 | Ages: 11-14 Code: 7696

GET TO KNOW THE PRO Arlington Tennis Center recently welcomed James Helvey as its Head Tennis Professional in February. Helvey was the Men's & Women's Tennis Coach at Cameron University prior to joining the Arlington Tennis Center staff.

Q: How long have you been playing Tennis? A: I started playing tennis at the end of my 3rd grade year

of school…. I was nine years old.. so I can say I have been playing for 40 years!

Q: What's your Tennis Background? A: I played competitively in college, I have coached nationally

ranked NCAA teams and have helped players make the next step beyond the college level, and have strung rackets for the pros.

Q: Where were you an instructor before this? A: Before coming to Arlington Tennis Center I was the Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach at Cameron University.

Q: Why did you choose Arlington Tennis Center? A: I originally grew up in the Ft. Worth area and I always

wanted to get back to my home town. I coached in college for 27 years and accomplished most of all my goals by winning 5 conference titles, 8 NCAA regional titles, 8 trips to the NCAA sweet 16 and 2 appearances in the Elite 8. When I heard the position came open at ATC I jumped at it. It’s a fabulous facility with wonderful people and it gave me the opportunity to get back near my home.

Q: What are your favorite parts of the job? A: My most favorite part of the job is being out on the court and helping someone learn something new with tennis. I like working with people of all ages and all levels. To see someone smile the first time when they learn a particular stroke or a serve is really satisfying especially when you know that you’re the one who helped them.

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JUNIOR PROGRAMS JUNIOR TECHNIQUE CLASS Technique classes are an entry level for those students who have had minimal or no experience. This class will go into detail about all of the different strokes and terminology that are used in the game of tennis. The objective of this class is to get students to understand the different strokes and to be able to use them to sustain a rally with other students. Ages: 11-14 Day Dates Sa Jun 3-Jun 24 M,W Jun 5-28 Sa Jul 1-22 M,W Jul 5-26 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9

Time 10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM

Code 7652 7645 7653 7646 7647

Cost Classes $40 4 $80 8 $40 4 $70 7 $40 4

JUNIOR STRATEGY CLASS Strategy classes are for players who have good fundamentals on their strokes. Players should be able to sustain a rally and play out competitive points with each other. This class is focused on getting players ready to play matches for their school, or Junior Team Tennis team, by teaching strategy and patterns to use during point play. Ages: 11-14 Sa Jun 3-24 M,W Jun 5-28 Sa Jul 1-22 M,W Jul 5-26 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9

10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM

7650 7642 7651 7643 7644

$40 $80 $40 $70 $40

4 8 4 7 4

JUNIOR CHALLENGER CLASS The Challenger level is designed for players who are ready to play USTA Challenger level tournaments and Junior Team Tennis. Students should be able to play an unsupervised match. The objective of this class is to prepare students for tournament play at the Challenger level. Coaches will teach strategies to students and put them in situations which they will face in tournament play.* Ages: 11-14 Sa Jun 3-24 M,W Jun 5-28 Sa Jul 1-22 M,W Jul 5-26 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9

10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 10-11 AM 6:30-7:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM

7648 7639 7649 7640 7641

$40 $80 $40 $70 $40

4 8 4 7 4

QUALIFIED CHAMPS CLASS Students in Champs program compete in the USTA Texas Championship division. This class prepares students to play tournaments at the Champs level and beyond. Coaches will teach strategies to students and put them in situations which they will face in tournament play. Ages: 11-18 Sa Jun 3-24 11:30 AM-1 PM M,W Jun 5-28 5:30 PM-7 PM Sa Jul 1-22 11:30 AM-1 PM M,W Jul 5-26 5:30-7 PM M,W Jul 31-Aug 9 5:30-7 PM

7754 7751 7755 7752 7753

$72 $144 $72 $126 $72

4 8 4 7 4

HIGH SCHOOL TECHNIQUE CLASS Technique classes are an entry level for those students who have had minimal or no experience. This class will go into detail about all of the different strokes and terminology that are used in the game of tennis. The objective of this class is to get students to understand the different strokes and to be able to use them to sustain a rally with other students. Ages: 14-18 Sa Jun 3-24 M,W Jun 5-28 M,W Jul 5- 26 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9 Sa Jul 1-22

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$40 $80 $70 $40 $40

4 8 7 4 4

HIGH SCHOOL STRATEGY CLASS Strategy classes are for players who have good fundamentals on their strokes. Players should be able to sustain a rally and play out competitive points with each other. This class is focused on getting players ready to play matches for their school, or Junior Team Tennis team, by teaching strategy and patterns to use during point play. Ages: 14-18 Sa Jun 3-24 M,W Jun 5-28 M,W Jul 5-26 Sa Jul 1-22 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9

10-11 AM 5:30-6:30 PM 5:30-6:30 PM 10-11 AM 5:30-6:30 PM

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$40 $80 $70 $40 $40

4 8 7 4 4

HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGER CLASS The Challenger level is designed for players who are ready to play USTA Challenger level tournaments and Junior Team Tennis. Students should be able to play an unsupervised match. The objective of this class is to prepare students for tournament play at the Challenger level. Coaches will teach strategies to students and put them in situations which they will face in tournament play.* Ages: 14-18 Day Dates Sa Jun 3-24 M,W Jun 5-28 M,W Jul 5-26 Sa Jul 1-22 M,W Jul 31-Aug 9

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10-11 AM 5:30-6:30 PM 5:30-6:30 PM 5:30-6:30 PM 10-11 AM

Time 10-11 AM 5:30-6:30 PM 5:30-6:30 PM 10-11 AM 5:30-6:30 PM

Code 7663 7654 7655 7664 7656

Cost Classes $40 4 $80 8 $70 7 $40 4 $40 4


FRIDAY NIGHT N.E.T.S Arlington Tennis Center Friday Night N.E.T.s are short, non-elimination mini tournaments, singles and/or doubles, that use shortened scoring. Players will be matched with opponents of similar skill levels (if known). N.E.T.s are designed to allow players in grades 4th through 12 an evening of fun tennis games and competition. Price includes a boxed sandwich dinner. Players registered in current sessions receive a discount! Register online, or call ATC at 817-459-6163 to register by phone.

POP TENNIS POP Tennis is the sport that everyone can immediately play and enjoy. No prior lessons or athletic ability, required. And POP Tennis a great family activity. USTA and POP Tennis encourage players age 10 and up to play POP Tennis on regular courts, using 60’ lines and traditional height nets. Join the fun game that is real tennis with a POP!

Two rental options: - Players with equipment pay a regular court fee of $3.50 per person -Players without equipment pay $5 per person, which includes pop tennis paddle rental and loaner balls. Call 817-459-6163 to book your group.

11-14 CHALLENGER LEVEL

Day F F

Dates Jun 23 Jul 21

Time 5:30-8 PM 5:30-8 PM

11-14 STRATEGY LEVEL F F

Jun 23 Jul 21

5:30-8 PM 5:30-8 PM

11-14 TECHNIQUE LEVEL F F

Jun 23 Jul 21

5:30-8 PM 5:30-8 PM

Code 7633 7634

Cost Classes $18 1 $18 1

7635 7636

$18 $18

1 1

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$18 $18

1 1


ADULT PROGRAMS ADULT BEGINNER CLASS

ADULT TENNIS LEAGUES

Adult Beginner classes are designed to introduce, refine and build on the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and games format. Receive $5 off a beginner prestrung tennis racquet with your first class registration.

The tennis center offers a variety of recreational leagues. Balls provided. League season winners receive a championship T-Shirt.

Ages: 18+ Day Dates Sa Jun 3-24 T,Th Jun 6-29 Sa Jul 1-22 T,Th Jul 6-27 T,Th Aug 1-10

Time 8:30-9:30 AM 7:30-8:30 PM 8:30-9:30 AM 7:30-8:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM

Code 7671 7673 7672 7674 7675

Cost Classes $40 4 $80 8 $40 4 $70 7 $40 4

Time 7:30-9 PM 7:30-9 PM

LADIES’ 2-5-3.0 DOUBLES Th Th

7676 7677

$40 $50

T T 4 5

Hit a whole lot of balls and have a whole lot of fun. ATC's Adult Drills keep you moving and improving. Drill spaces are limited, so sign up in advance to secure your spot.

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Dates Jun 5-26 Jul 10-Aug 7

Jun 8-Jul 6 Jul 13-Aug 10

6:30-8 PM 6:30-8 PM

Jun 5-26 Jul 10-Aug 7

9-10:30 AM 9-10:30 AM

LADIES’ 3.0-4.0 DOUBLES

ADULT DRILLS

Ages: 18+ Day Dates M Ongoing Tu Ongoing W Ongoing Th Ongoing Sa Ongoing

Day M M

M M

Drill Leagues are ideal for 2.0-3.0 players who are ready for the next level of competitive play, and for players who have moved beyond the Adult Intermediate and Advanced classes. Drill Leagues combine league play with with supervised instruction from our pros. 7:30-8:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM

LADIES 3.0-4.0 SINGLES

LADIES’ 2.5-3.5 DOUBLES

ADULT DRILL LEAGUE

Ages: 18+ M Jun 5-26 M Jul 10-7

Ages: 18+

Jun 6-27 Jul 11-Aug 8

6:30-8 PM 6:30-8 PM

MEN’S 3.0 SINGLES Th Th

Jun 8-Jul 6 Jul 13-Aug 10

6:30-8 PM 6:30-8 PM

MEN’S 3.5 SINGLES W W

Jun 7-Jul 5 Jul 12-Aug 9

6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM

MEN’S 4.0 SINGLES Time 6:30-7:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM 6:30-7:30 PM 7:30-8:30 PM 9:30-10:30 AM

Level Open 3.0-3.5 Open 4.0+ Open

Cost $12 $12 $12 $12 $12

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Jun 7-Jul 5 Jul 12-Aug 9

7:30-9 PM 7:30-9 PM

MEN’S OPEN DOUBLES M M

Jun 5-Jun 26 Jul 10-Aug 7

6:30-8 PM 6:30-8 PM

Code 7678 7679

Cost $24 $30

Dates 4 5

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$30 $30

5 5

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$24 $30

4 5

7684 7685

$24 $30

4 5

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$30 $30

5 5

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$30 $30

5 5

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$30 $30

5 5

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$24 $30

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Whether you are a tennis player or know a tennis player, the Proshop at Arlington Tennis Center has what you need. The Proshop features an extensive stock of the latest in rackets, strings and accessories. The shop also offers high performance shoes and indemand clothing items. In addition to equipment and clothing, the Pro Shop carries a great selection of unusual, tennis-themed gifts. You are sure to find the perfect item for every tennis enthusiast in your life. The knowledgeable staff will be available to assist with selections.

ProShop hours:

Monday -Thursday 8 AM - 9:30 PM Friday 8 AM - 8 PM Saturday 8 AM - 5 PM Sunday 12 - 8 PM

RACKET STRINGING

Two-day service on racket stringing and state-of-the-art equipment are just two of the benefits to using the ATC’s racket stringing service.

DEMO RACKETS

The “try it before you buy it” demo program allows you to try out rackets on-site.

BALL MACHINE

Rentals available for single use or with annual pass memberships.

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GOLF Arlington Golf offers fabulous golf at four distinct courses to players of every level and a restaurant with a gorgeous view of Tierra Verde Golf Club. Enjoy a really unforgettable experience at each of our fine locations. Our courses offer a variety of amenities to accommodate all players’ needs including twilight hour fees, exclusive offers, leagues, lessons, clinics and tournaments.

LOCATIONS

817-458-5043 Arlington Golf

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS Arlington Golf offers a variety of events all season. Be sure to visit ArlingtonGolf.com for updates and more information about these and other Arlington Golf events.

June 24-25: Arlington Best-Ball Championship July 8: Tierra Verde Match Play Championship August 16-17: Arlington Junior Championship

Tierra Verde Golf Club 7005 Golf Club Dr. | 817-478-8500 Chester Ditto Closed for renovations. 801 Brown Blvd. Lake Arlington Golf Course 1516 W. Green Oaks Blvd. | 817-451-6101 Meadowbrook Park Golf Course 1300 E. Dugan St. | 817-275-0221

TEE TIMES Book tee times at any of our courses at ArlingtonGolf.com. For more information about tee times, visit or call one of our pro shops or ArlingtonGolf.com.

TOURNAMENTS Plan your next golf tournament, FootGolf fundraiser or special event with Arlingon Golf. We host events of all sizes and can assist at every step of the way. For more info about scheduling, contact Arlington Golf’s Tournament and Events Coordinator Regan Wickes at 817-548-5042 or email at Regan.Wickes@ArlingtonTX.gov.

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PGA JUNIOR ACADEMY - NEW Arlington Golf is proud to unveil a new learning directive for all junior golfers ages 6-17 interested in reaching their full potential in golf. The PGA Academy curriculum has three levels that combine fundamental golf skills with character development. The Academy provides each student with comprehensive instruction and the necessary tools to advance at their own pace. Call 817-478-8500 or visit ArlingtonGolf.com for more information.

TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

Ages: 6-17 Day M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th

Dates Jun 12-15 Jun 26-29 Jun 26-29 Jul 10-13 Jul 17-20 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10

Time 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM

LAKE ARLINGTON GOLF COURSE

Cost $149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $149

Level 1 1 2 3 2 1 2

MEADOWBROOK PARK GOLF COURSE

Ages: 6-17 Day M-Th

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Dates Jul 10-13

Time 8:30-10 AM

Cost $149

Level 4

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Ages: 6-17 Day M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th

Dates Jun 12-15 Jun 19-22 Jun 26-29 Jul 17-20 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10 Aug 7-10

Time 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM

Cost $149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $149

Level 1 2 1 1 3 2 3


STARTING NEW AT GOLF SNAG® is the easiest and most fun way to learn to play golf. SNAG® contains all the elements of golf but utilizes modified equipment and specialized teaching methods to deliver great results. Come join us for a fun experience.

TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

Ages: 4-8 Day Sa Sa Th

Dates Apr 10-May 22 Jun 3-24 Jul 6-24

LAKE ARLINGTON GOLF COURSE

Time Cost Classes 11:45 AM-12:45 PM $69 4 9-10 AM $69 4 8:30-9:30 AM $69 4

Ages: 4-8 Day Tu Sa

Dates Jun 6-27 Aug 5-26

Time 9-10 AM 8:30-9:30 AM

Cost Classes $69 4 $69 4

SUMMER CAMPS Camps are designed around a fun and exciting approach to golf instruction. Students will learn the very basics in pitching, putting, chipping, and full swing, while having a great time and meeting new friends. The final day of the camp will feature a skills competition with prizes awarded. Camp size is limited to provide plenty of time for individual instruction, so register today!

TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

Ages: 6-17 Day M-W W-F M-W

Dates Jun 5-7 Jul 5-7 Jul 31-Aug 2

Time 6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM

Cost Classes $99 3 $99 3 $99 3

LAKE ARLINGTON GOLF COURSE

Ages: 6-17 Day M-W W-F M-W

Dates Jun 5-7 Jul 5-7 Jul 31-Aug 2

Time 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM

Cost Classes $99 3 $99 3 $99 3

WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS

$5 FOOT GOLF Meadowbrook Park Golf Course | 1300 E. Dugan | 817-275-0221 Includes 9-hole FootGolf green fee.


LAKE ARLINGTON

GOLF COURSE

GOLF COURSE

817-451-6101

817-275-0221

1516 W. Green Oaks Blvd

1300 E. Dugan

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Lake Arlington Golf Course is a beautiful, 18-hole facility nestled on 185 acres on the north shore of Lake Arlington. The course was designed with all types of players in mind. With the newly renovated fairways and greens, the course provides a great golfing experience at an exceptional value. Lake Arlington’s time-honored design blends open and tree-lined fairways, long challenging par 3’s and scenic greens to appeal to every level of player. A challenge for the professional as well as the beginner, the four sets of tees, ranging from 5,485 yards to 6,637 yards, provides a fair playing field that appeals to every level. The clubhouse features a well stocked pro shop and grill. Lake Arlington’s combination of enjoyable golf, convenient location and professional staff create the perfect setting for group outings and tournaments. The course offers challenging golf along with a practice putting green and chipping area at an exceptional value. A Ralph Plummer design, the course was renovated in 1998 and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. Avid Golfer voted Lake Arlington the most kid-friendly course in DFW in 2013, while the layout garnered a Top50 public course ranking in the publication too. PGA Head Professional Michael Berneburg and his staff offer golf lessons for all ages and ability levels. Call 817451-6101 for rates and availability. 68

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Arlington’s tradition of outstanding golf began in the 1920’s with Meadowbrook Park Golf Course. Conveniently located just east of downtown Arlington, the golf course provides an excellent choice for families and leagues. The golf course is the centerpiece of Arlington’s first city park. Arlington purchased the 52-acre site in 1923 and it was sponsored by the Arlington Rotary Club. The site includes picnic grounds and the tree-filled nine-hole golf course. Many of the holes feature vistas of nearby AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys. Meadowbrook Park is the perfect facility to learn golf and sharpen short-game skills. The 9-Hole, par-33 layout consists of six par 4s, 250 to 300 yards in length, and three par 3s, approximately 150 yards in length. The course can be easily walked or played under time constraints and has a long-standing commitment to beginning adult and junior golfers. Golf legends Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson once led golf clinics here. Its small greens and narrow fairways are designed to challenge every level of player. The clubhouse offers a full line pro shop, concessions, and golf cart rentals. Exclusive facility rental opportunities are available for both golf and non-golf outdoor activities. With a long-standing commitment to environmental enhancement and preservation, Meadowbrook Park Golf Course is like a walk in the park for the whole family!


TIERRA VERDE

GOLF CLUB

VENTANA GRILLE AT TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

817-478-8500

817-548-5047

7005 Golf Club Dr.

7005 Golf Club Dr.

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It’s hard to find a more beautiful course than the award-winning Tierra Verde Golf Club. Tierra Verde is the first golf course in Texas, and the first municipal course in the world, to be certified as an Audubon Signature Sanctuary. Walk onto the first tee and enter an environment where golf and nature come together in harmony. Opened in 1998 and carved from 250 acres of secluded terrain, the course’s unsurpassed layout encompasses a variety of natural settings and offers an outstanding playing experience on every hole. The course has hosted many prestigious events, including the Byron Nelson Qualifying Tournament. Tierra Verde has been named the top golf course in the Metroplex for three years (2012-14) by AvidGolfer magazine.* Each hole has five sets of tees, sculpted fairways, strategically placed sand bunkers and water hazards - all accented by stately trees and beautiful native grasses. The facility features a state-of-the-art golf learning center, a lighted driving range, three-hole practice course and large chipping and putting green complex. Lessons and clinics are taught by PGA/LPGA professionals and apprentices, an outdoor pavilion and full-service restaurant, Ventana Grille, that complement every event from small corporate outings to large fundraising tournaments.

Trade the typical parking lot views of other restaurants for Ventana Grille and the sights and sounds of Tierra Verde Golf Club — the first Audubon Signature Sanctuary golf course in Texas — where golf, dining and nature come together. Open to the public daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and offering a takeout menu, Ventana Grille’s affordable options under $10 makes it the perfect place for your next meal. Ideally located less than three miles from I-20 off US 287, Ventana Grille is an excellent place to grab a bite to eat and enjoy a couple of drinks after your round of golf. It’s a quick casual lunch spot for you and your co-workers, and the ideal setting to celebrate your next special event. The kitchen is open daily from 6:30 AM to 9 PM and features Avid Golfer’s ‘Best Breakfast Burrito’ and daily lunch specials ranging from $7.95 to $9.95. Be sure to visit ArlingtonGolf.com to see a list of upcoming events at Ventana Grille. Whether you are attending one of our special holiday functions, Ticket to Travel dinners or are just enjoying a meal away from home, Ventana Grille promises to be a delight to the taste buds. Catering, wedding receptions, private parties, to-go orders and special requests are welcome. Take the stress off and let us handle the details for your upcoming event. For reservations or additional information, visit ArlingtonGolf.com or call 817-548-5047.

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AQUATICS LOCATIONS

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Arlington Aquatics

COMBO PASS | $55/MONTH

Arlington aquatics offers six outdoor and one indoor pool locations to keep the whole family entertained this season. Hugh Smith Indoor Pool

1815 New York Ave.

RENTALS Pool facilities are available to rent Thursday through Sunday for private parties, family gatherings, reunions and more. Times vary depending on the pool’s operating hours. Lifeguards are provided for all rentals. Fee includes up to the maximum number of guests listed and a two hour rental. Seventy-two hour notice is required to book an outdoor pool. Call 817-459-5483 to book now.

PASSES

This monthly membership gives you unlimited water and land aerobics classes, open or lap swim and weight room usage at Hugh Smith Recreation Center and Hugh Smith Indoor Pool.

SWIM PUNCH SYSTEM 8 Punches .......................................................... $20 12 Punches ....................................................... $27 24 Punches ....................................................... $48

POOL/WEIGHT ROOM PASS Gives access to Hugh Smith Indoor Pool open or lap swim and to Hugh Smith Recreation Center’s weight room. Prices listed are for single membership, additional family members are 20% off. Monthly ................................................................... $34 Annual ................................................................... $200

DAILY ADMISSION FEES

INDOOR SWIM PASSES Age

Length

Price

2-11

6 Months / 1 Year

$45 / $90

12-54

6 Months / 1 Year

$50 / $100

55+*

6 Months / 1 Year

$42.50 / $85

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Age Price 2 & Under.......................................................FREE 3-11*...................................................................... $3 12 & Up*.......................................................... $3.50 Guests ....................................................................$6

NOTE: Pass does not include outdoor pool admission.

Family Discount Purchase three or more annual swim passes to receive 20% off. Passes must be purchased in the same transaction. *Exclusions Apply

*Membership card required for all swim passes

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LEARN TO SWIM AT HUGH SMITH INDOOR POOL The Learn to Swim program offers customers of all ages swim lessons on weekends and weeknights. Weekend classes are offered Saturdays or Sundays over a nine week period. Weekday lessons are Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays and run for five weeks. Our Learn to Swim program includes parent/tot, preschool, adult and Red Cross certified swimming classes. We also offer private lessons for all ages. Classes are taught out of Hugh Smith Indoor Pool.

GUPPY

We also offer outdoor swim classes for all levels at many of our pools. For more times and more information about outdoor swim lessons, visit NaturallyFun.org. For more information, or to register for the Learn to Swim program, call Hugh Smith Indoor Pool at 817-275-0513.

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PRESCHOOL SWIM CLASSES STARFISH

One parent/adult will assist the child in developing water adjustment, games and underwater exploration as led by an instructor. Child must wear a swim diaper. Day Sa

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12

Time 11:30-11:55 AM

Code 6299

Cost Classes $60 10

TADPOLE Prerequisite: Little or no comfort level. Goals: Independent floats. Independent forward motion. Day Sa Su Tu,Th

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Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jul 11-Aug 10

Time 10-10:25 AM 1-1:25 PM 7:30-7:55 PM

Code 6305 6340 6343

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10

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Prerequisite: Independent floats and forward motion. Goals: Swim on front 5 feet, roll to back, float for 5 seconds, roll to front swim 5 feet. Day Su

Dates Jun 4-Aug 13

Time 2:30-2:55 PM

Code 6347

Cost Classes $60 10

Prerequisite: Little or no comfort level. Goals: With support, glide on front 2 body lengths, then roll to back and float for 3 seconds then recover to standing position. Comfortable submerging face. Day Sa Sa Sa Su Su M Tu,Th Tu,Th

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 5-26 Jun 6-29 Jul 11-Aug 10

Time 9-9:25 AM 9:30-9:55 AM 12-12:25 PM 12-12:25 PM 12:30-12:55 PM 7:30-7:55 PM 7-7:25 PM 7-7:25 PM

Code 6349 6351 6354 6356 6358 6360 6361 6362

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $24 4 $48 8 $60 10


Ages 3-5

LEVEL ASSESSMENT The City of Arlington’s Learn to Swim Program follows the American Red Cross Swim and Water Safety Program. We assess each child on the first day of class to help with accurate placement of the child in the correct level. If possible, we will move the child to a level that best suits his or her skill level. If a child is registered in the incorrect class, every effort will be made to place them into a class of an appropriate level but cannot be guaranteed. We ask parents to help assist us by registering their child in the correct level by talking to their child’s instructor at the end of the session and/or following the guidelines below. Turn to page 75 for the 6-12 year old level assessment.

Is your child... ...4 or 5 years old?

No

Tadpole/Guppy

No

Clownfish PS1

No

Clownfish PS1

No

Dolphin PS2

No

Dolphin PS2

No

Dolphin PS2

Yes

Whale PS3

Yes

Can your child... ...put their face in the water comfortable and pay attention in class?

Yes ...do a front and back float with little to no assistance?

Yes DOLPHIN PS2 Prerequisite: With support, glide on front 2 body lengths, then roll to back and float for 3 seconds then recover to standing position. Comfortable submerging face. Goals: With little to no assistance, swim on front 3 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front swim 3 body lengths. Day Sa Sa Su Tu,Th M

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 6-29 Jul 10-Aug 7

Time 10:30-10:55 AM 12:30-12:55 PM 1:30-1:55 PM 7:30-7:55 PM 7:30-7:55 PM

Code 6253 6259 6264 6266 6272

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $48 8 $30 5

Prerequisite: With little to no assistance, swim on front 3 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front swim 3 body lengths. Goals: Independently, swim on front 5 body lengths, roll to back, float for 15 seconds, roll to front swim 5 body length. Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13

Yes ...swim in a forward progress for three body lengths

Yes

WHALE PS3

Day Sa Su

...glide with arms above their head in a streamlined position?

Time 11-11:25 AM 2-2:25 PM

Code 6363 6364

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10

...combine arm and leg movements while swimming?


LEVEL 4 - STROKE IMPROVEMENT

LESSONS AGES 6-12

LEVEL 1 - INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS Prerequisite: Little or no comfort level. Goals: Glide on front 2 body lengths, roll to back float for 5 seconds, recover to standing position. Submerge face without hesitation. Day Sa Sa Sa Su Su Su M,W

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 5-28

Time 9-9:40 AM 10:30-11:10 AM 12-12:40 PM 12-12:40 PM 12-12:40 PM 12:45-1:25 PM 8-8:40 PM

Code 6369 6371 6382 6373 6375 6377 6385

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $48 8

LEVEL 2 - FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS Prerequisite: Glide on front 2 body lengths, roll to back float for 5 seconds, recover to standing. Submerge face without hesitation. Goals: Swim on front 5 body lengths, roll to back, float 15 seconds, roll to front swim 5 body lengths. Day Sa Su Su Tu,Th

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 6-Jun 29

Time 9:45 AM-10:25 AM 12:00 PM-12:40 PM 12:45 PM-1:25 PM 8:00 PM-8:40 PM

Code 6415 6421 6425 6429

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $48 8

LEVEL 3 - STROKE DEVELOPMENT Prerequisite: Swim on front 5 body lengths, roll to back, float 15 seconds, roll to front swim 5 body lengths. Goals: Jump in deep water, tread or float for 1 minute, swim front crawl or elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Perform 15 yards of front crawl with rotary breathing and 15 yards of basic backstroke. Day Sa Sa Su Su Tu,Th

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jun 6-29

Time 9-9:40 AM 11:15-11:55 AM 1:30-2:10 PM 1:30-2:10 PM 8-8:40 PM

Code 6462 6463 6464 6466 6469

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $60 10 $48 8

Prerequisite: Jump in deep water, tread or float for 1 minute, swim front crawl or elementary backstroke for 25 yards. Perform 15 yards of front crawl with rotary breathing and 15 yards of basic backstroke. Goals: Swim front crawl 25 yards with rotary breathing, elementary backstroke 25 yards, backstroke 15 yards and breaststroke 15 yards. Submerge and swim 3 to 5 body lengths underwater. Day Sa Su M,W

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Time 9:45-10:25 AM 2:15-2:55 PM 8-8:40 PM

Code 6473 6476 6479

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10

LEVEL 5 - STROKE REFINEMENT Prerequisite: Swim front crawl 25 yards with rotary breathing, elementary backstroke 25 yards, backstroke 15 yards and breaststroke 15 yards. Submerge and swim 3 to 5 body lengths underwater. Goals: Shallow angle dive, swim front crawl 50 yards, elementary backstroke 50 yards, backstroke and breaststroke 25 yards. Day Sa Sa Su

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13

Time 10:30-11:10 AM 12-12:40 PM 12:45-1:25 PM

Code 6283 6287 6291

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10 $60 10

LEVEL 6 - FITNESS SWIMMER Prerequisite: Shallow angle dive, swim front crawl 50 yards, basic backstroke 50 yards, backstroke and breaststroke 25 yards. Goals: Swim 500 yards continuously. Perform Copper 12-minute swim test and compare results with the pre-assessment results. Day Sa

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12

Time 11:15-11:55 AM

Code 6217

Cost Classes $60 10

LEVEL 6 - PERSONAL WATER SAFETY Prerequisite: Shallow angle dive, swim front crawl 50 yards, basic backstroke 50 yards, backstroke and breaststroke 25 yards. Goals: Swim 500 yards continuously. Survival float for 5 minutes, roll to back and float for 5 minutes. Retrieve an object from bottom of pool (depth 7-10 feet), return to surface and swim to start point. Day Su

The MARS Foundation, through Make a Splash Arlington, is offering Learn to Swim scholarships for low-income families. For applications and more information, visit Marswim.org or call 214-793-4773.

Dates Jun 3-Aug 12 Jun 4-Aug 13 Jul 10-Aug 9

Dates Jun 4-Aug 13

Time 2:15-2:55 PM

Code 6483

Cost Classes $60 10


Ages 6-12

LEVEL ASSESSMENT Turn to page 73 for the 3-5 year old level assessment.

Can your child... ...put their face in the water comfortably?

No

Level 1

No

Level 1

Time 8-8:40 PM 8-8:40 PM

Code 6235 6890

Cost Classes $60 10 $60 10

Ages: 18+ Day Dates M,W Jun 5-28 Tu,Th Jun 6-29 Tu,Th Jul 11-Aug 10

Time 8-8:40 PM 8-8:40 PM 8-8:40 PM

Code 6515 6891 6519

Cost Classes $48 8 $48 8 $60 10

INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING FOR ADULTS

No

Level 2

Intermediate level class builds on the fundamental basic aquatics skills and focuses more on technique. Adult participants are comfortable in the water and can float, glide and move forward independently. Ages: 18+ Day Dates M,W Jul 10-Aug 9

Yes ...perform front crawl arm strokes?

Ages: 13-17 Day Dates Tu,Th Jul 11-Aug 10 Tu,Th Jul 11-Aug 10

Beginner level class introduces crawl stroke, gliding, kicks, deep water swimming and survival floating.

Yes ...glide with arms above their head in a streamlined position?

This class is designed for teens, ages 13 through 17, who have little or no knowledge of swimming or want to improve their swimming strokes.

BEGINNING SWIMMING FOR ADULTS

Yes ...Back float without assistance and pay attention in class?

LESSONS FOR TEENS & ADULTS

SWIM LESSONS FOR TEENS

No

Level 2

No

Level 3

No

Level 3

No

Level 4

Time 8:00 PM-8:40 PM

Code 6522

Cost Classes $60 10

Yes ...front crawl for 10 yds, breathe, and then continue swimming?

Yes ...do basic backstrokes and be in the deep end comfortably?

Yes ...front crawl and backstroke 25 yds without stopping?

Yes ...freestyle and backstroke 50 yds and breaststroke 25 yds?

No

Level 5

Yes

Level 6

PRIVATE LESSONS PRIVATE SWIM LESSON One-on-one instruction provides the fastest progress possible due to the undivided attention of the instructor and individual lessons planned to meet that student’s needs. Ages: 2+ Day Dates Su Jun 4-25 Su Jun 4-25 Su Jun 4-25 M Jun 5-26 Su Jul 9-Aug 6 Su Jul 9-Aug 6 Su Jul 9-Aug 6 M Jul 10-Aug 7

Time 1:30-1:55 PM 2-2:25 PM 2:30-2:55 PM 7-7:25 PM 1:30-1:55 PM 2-2:25 PM 2:30-2:55 PM 7-7:25 PM

Code 6488 6494 6500 6505 6491 6497 6503 6509

Cost Classes $80 4 $80 4 $80 4 $80 4 $100 5 $100 5 $100 5 $100 5

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SPECIALTY INSTRUCTION LIFEGUARD TRAINING

READY, SET, GUARD! JUNIOR GUARD CLASS

Candidates successfully completing the class will be certified in Lifeguarding, Standard First and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Attendance at all classes is required.

Lifeguarding is a serious and rewarding job! Junior guard volunteers learn what it’s like to be a lifeguard and gain the skills necessary for future employment. You will receive basic water training and classroom type activities with interactive videos.

Objectives: Recognize the characteristics of distressed swimmers, active and passive drowning victims; recognize emergencies and act promptly and appropriately; perform equipment-based rescue skills and techniques used by professional lifeguards; recognize and care for possible spinal cord injuries; learn to provide first aid and CPR. Prerequisites: Must be able to swim a total of 300 yards demonstrating freestyle and breaststroke. Must be able to swim 20 yards, submerge and retrieve a 10 lb brick, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Ages 15 and up. Ages: 15+ Day Dates M-Su Jun 5-11

Time TBD

Code 6899

Cost Classes $200 7

WSI - WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR Through classroom learning and hands on experience, the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course prepares you to teach people of all ages and abilities to swim and be safe in, on, and around water. Must attend all classes. Times are subject to change. Prerequisites: 25 yard frontcrawl, fackcrawl, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, 15 yards butterfly, 1 minute tread and backfloat. All strokes must be performed at a Level 4 skill level. Classes are taught out of Hugh Smith Indoor Pool. Ages: 16+ Day Dates F-M Jun 2-5

Time TBD

Code 6908

Cost Classes $235 4

This class is for currently certified lifeguards who are seeking advanced training to train prospective lifeguards. Must hold a current American Red Cross lifeguard certification and be at least 17 years old. Classes are taught out of Hugh Smith Indoor Pool.

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Ages: 12-15 Day Dates M-F Jun 19- 23

Time 10AM-12 PM

Code 7095

Cost Classes $75 5

JUNIOR GUARD MENTORING VOLUNTEER PROGRAM This is one week mentoring program designed to teach and prepare Junior Guards to become Lifeguards. Limited spots are available applicants will go through an interview process to determine if they will be selected. Prerequisites: Must have completed the Guard Start Class, must be knowledgeable, reliable, mature, positive and demonstrate initiative, must have appropriate swim skills recommendation from teacher or instructor. To apply for the program write a letter of interest to Maria Campbell, Aquatics Manager: Maria.Campbell@arlingtontx.gov. Ages: 12-15 Day Dates M-F Jun 26-30

Time 10 AM-12 PM

Code Classes 7096 5

WATER SAFETY AID TRAINING & VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

LGI - LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR

Ages: 17+ Day Dates F-Su Jun 23-26

Prerequisites: You must have completed Level 5 swimming skills or demonstrate the ability to swim 100 yards, tread water for two minutes and submerge to a depth of at least 8 feet. This class is held at Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center.

Time TBD

Code 6906

Cost Classes $235 4

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Through extensive training, you will learn how to assist Water Safety Instructors in teaching swim lessons. The first portion of this training class is spent on stroke refinement and learning how to teach. The second portion is spent observing other swimming classes. Participants who are interested in working or volunteering in the Arlington Learn to Swim program will be required to apply and interview before being placed as a Water Safety Aide. Prerequisite: Must be at least 12 years old. Demonstrate American Red Cross Level 5 Learn to Swim skills. Call Erin Anderson, Aquatics Program Coordinator, at 817-575-8292 for more information regarding Water Safety Aide volunteer and employment opportunities.


MAKE A

Saturday, June 17 | 9-11:30 AM | Allen Bolden Pool Make A Splash is a national child-focused water safety initiative of the USA Swimming Foundation.

There will be demos with certified Water Safety Instructors, fun activities, safety related vendors and lunch provided!

City of Arlington Aquatics, with the help of Mid-Cities Arlington Swimming, is spreading the word about water safety by offering a morning of FREE water safety lessons and activities.

Participants will receive a *voucher for a day of swimming after the event, as well as a *voucher to receive a session of free swimming lessons. For more information about Make A Splash visit: makeasplash.org.

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HUGH SMITH SCHEDULE TIME

MONDAY

TUESDAY

8 AM

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

CLOSED

9:30 AM

H20 on the Go!

Water Wellness & Lap Swim

H20 on the Go!

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Deep Aqua Fit

8:30 AM 9 AM

MAY-AUG

Water Wellness & Lap Swim

H20 on the Go! CLOSED

10 AM

Independent Therapy Swim For individuals who wish to workout to their own routine.

10:30 AM 11 AM

Swimming Lessons

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

Lap Swim

Noon

Lap Swim Lap Swim

Lap Swim Lap Swim

12:15 PM 12:30 PM 12:45 PM

Joints in Motion

Joints in Motion

Joints in Motion Swimming Lessons

1 PM 1:15 PM 1:30 PM

2:30 PM

Open Swim

Open Swim

2 PM

Open Swim

Open Swim

Open Swim

Open swim

3 PM 3:30 PM

Open Swim

4 PM 4:30 PM

MARS Swim Team

5 PM

Lap Swim (5:00-6:00 PM)

5:30 PM 6 PM 6:30 PM 7 PM 7:30 PM 8 PM 8:30 PM

AquaSlim

Lap Swim

Rentals

AquaSlim Family Night

Lap Swim Lap Swim & Lessons

Aqua Zumba

Swimming Lessons

Lap Swim & Lessons

Rentals

Rentals

HAVE A SWIM PARTY! Hugh Smith Indoor Pool is available to rent for private parties, family gatherings, etc. The availability of rental time depends upon the pool’s operating hours. Lifeguards are provided for all rentals. Rental fee of $135 includes up to 40 guests for two hours. A $25 fee is added for an additional 20 guests. Seven day notice is required. Call 817-275-0513 for more information.


AQUATICS CLASSES WATER AEROBICS SWIMMERS AND NON-SWIMMERS WELCOME! Classes include warm up, aerobics and cool down. Excellent for all skill levels, mild handicaps, weight problems and pre- and postnatal participants. Inform your instructor at the first class of any health conditions. Physician’s consent required.

JOINTS IN MOTION Get your joints back in gear. Class focuses on individuals with injuries and arthritic conditions and works to improve flexibility, strength and overall health.

WATER WELLNESS Great for beginners. This low impact class focuses on flexibility and toning. Improve your health with Water Wellness.

DEEP AQUA FIT Participants must be comfortable in deep water (12 feet). This deep water class will use a variety of deep water exercises to enhance cardiovascular fitness while strengthening and toning muscles. Aqua fitness belts are provided in limited supply.

AQUA ZUMBA Jump into the Latin-inspired, easy to follow, calorie burning, dance fitness in the water.

MEMBERSHIPS:

AQUA SLIM Get fit, get slim! Come for an hour of cardio, flexibility, toning and strengthening. This workout is great for everyone. Get a cardio workout without putting stress on joints and body parts.

H20 ON THE GO! Get with the flow with H20 On the Go. Enjoy a cardiovascular workout intended for beginners to advanced individuals who seek to strengthen and tone.

1 Class .................................................................................................................. $5 8 Classes ............................................................................................................$32 12 Classes ........................................................................................................ $42 24 Classes ........................................................................................................ $72 Monthly............................................................................................................. $45 For more information about class schedules and availability, contact Hugh Smith Recreation Center at 817-459-5483.

SWIM SAFE CAMPAIGN MAR. 29 - SEPT. 6

How would you feel if you saw someone, perhaps a child, drowning first hand and there was nothing you could do to save them? What do you think that experience would do to you? How would it affect your relationship with the water and pool safety? Unfortunately many of us are not prepared for a situation like this. However, Arlington Aquatics is helping prepare the public this summer with their #SwimSafe campaign. Be on the lookout for #WaterSafetyWednesday all Summer long on Facebook as they share tips and tricks to stay safe in and around the water!

NaturallyFun.org/SwimSafe


ALLEN BOLDEN POOL

817-472-8950

BAD KÖNIGSHOFEN

FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER

VANDERGRIFF PARK 2800 S. Center St.

817-459-5223

SJ STOVALL PARK 2800 W. Sublett Rd.

Allen Bolden Pool is an L-shaped Olympic sized pool that meets the needs of virtually every swim enthusiast. The pool features a diving board, lap lanes and zero depth entry. Additional amenities include concessions, eight shade structures and a large grass campus.

Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center offers a great value for the entire family. Features include an interactive spray pad, shallow water play pool, lap pool, diving area and two water slides (for riders over 48”). Other amenities include concessions, storage lockers, shower facilities, deck furniture and a shade pavilion.

Open:

June 3 – August 13

Open:

Hours:

Tues-Sat .................................................... 12-6 PM Sunday .......................................................... 1-6 PM Mondays ....................................................... Closed

Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) .......................... Closed July 4th ...................................................... 12-6 PM Labor Day (Sept 4) .................................... Closed

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches ................................................. $3 48 inches and above .................................. $3.50 12 months and under ................................... Free

Swimming Lessons:

Mon-Fri.................. 9 AM-12 PM & 6:30-8 PM

Rentals:

Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.

Hours:

May 27-29 June 3-August 20 August 14-19 (closes at 5 PM) September 2-4 (closes at 5 PM) Mon, Thur-Sat ....................................... 12-7 PM Wednesday ............................................... 2-9 PM Sunday ..........................................................1-6 PM Tuesdays ...................................................... Closed

Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) ..................... 12-6 PM July 4th ......................................................... Closed Labor Day (Sept 4) .............................. 12-5 PM

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches ................................................ $8 48 inches and above ................................... $8.50 12 months and under.................................... Free

Swimming Lessons:

Monday–Friday ............................ 9 AM-12 PM

Rentals: Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.

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HELEN WESSLER PLAY POOL

817-275-7561

HOWARD MOORE PLAY POOL

HELEN WESSLER PARK 2310 Greenway

Helen Wessler Play Pool is designed for children ages seven years and younger, but everyone is welcome. The pool includes an interactive water structure, family changing room, shade structure and small grass area. Limited drink and snack concessions are available.

817-275-0712

HOWARD MOORE PARK 1999 Bever Blvd.

Howard Moore Play Pool is an interactive shallow water play pool designed to accommodate the needs of children ages seven years and under. Amenities include an interactive water structure and shade umbrellas. Limited drink and snack concessions available.

Open:

June 3 – August 13

Open:

June 3 – August 13

Hours:

Mon, Tues & Thur ......................... 10 AM-4 PM Wednesday ................................................. Closed Fri-Sat ........................................................ 12-5 PM Sunday........................................................... 1-5 PM

Hours:

Monday ......................................................... Closed Tues-Thur ......................................... 10 AM-5 PM Fri-Sat .........................................................12-5 PM Sunday .......................................................... 1-5 PM

Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) ......................... Closed July 4th ..................................................... 12-5 PM Labor Day (Sept 4) ................................... Closed

Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) .......................... Closed July 4th ...................................................... 12-6 PM Labor Day (Sept 4) .................................... Closed

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches ................................................ $2 48 inches and above ........................................ $2 12 months and under .................................. Free

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches ................................................. $3 48 inches and above ................................... $3.50 12 months and under ................................... Free

Rentals: Rentals:

Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.

Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.

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RANDOL MILL

FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER 817-275-7542

POOL

RANDOL MILL PARK 1924 Randol Mill Park Rd.

817-277-0582

WOODLAND WEST PARK 3200 Norwood Ln.

The Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center offers something for all ages, including interactive elements such as a shallow water play structure, vortex pools, current channel, water slide (for riders over 48”), tot and leisure areas. Other amenities include two shade pavilions, shower facilities, deck furniture and concessions.

Woodland West Pool is a popular neighborhood pool that features shaded areas and grass. The back wall of the pool is elevated and is great place to jump off and make big splashes. The pool also features a large shallow end that is great for young children. Limited drink and snack concessions are available.

Open:

Open:

June 3 – August 13

Hours:

Mon, Wed-Sat ........................................12-6 PM Sunday ......................................................... 1-6 PM Tuesday ........................................................ Closed

Hours:

May 27-29 June 3 – August 20 August 14 - 19 (closes at 5 PM) September 2-4 (closes at 5 PM) Monday..................................................... 2-9 PM Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat......................... 12-7 PM Wednesdays.............................................Closed Sunday........................................................1-6 PM

Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) .................. 12-6 PM July 4th .................................................. 12-6 PM Labor Day (Sept 4) ............................. 12-5 PM

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches.............................................. $8 48 inches and above................................. $8.50 12 months and under................................. Free

Rentals:

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Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.

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Family Nights Mon and Wed ......................... ($2.50) 8-10 PM Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) .........................Closed July 4th .........................................................Closed Labor Day (Sept 4) ................................... Closed

Daily Admission:

Under 48 inches ................................................ $3 48 inches and above ................................. $3.50 12 months and under .................................. Free

Swimming Lessons:

Mon-Fri ................................................ 6:30-8 PM

Rentals:

Available Thursday through Sunday during the regular season.


TOGETHER WE CAN PREVENT DROWNING 5 WAYS TO STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER

SAFETY CHECKLIST:

HUGH SMITH INDOOR POOL

817-275-0513

Touch Supervision: Keep within arm’s length (at all times)

HUGH SMITH REC CENTER 1815 New York Ave.

Hugh Smith Indoor Pool is the City of Arlington’s only indoor aquatic facility. It serves a wide variety of needs for open swim, instructional programs, contract services and rental space. The pool is 25 yards in length and has five lap lanes.

Open:

Year Round

Open Swim Hours:

Mon, Wed & Fri .................................. 1:30-4 PM Tues & Thur .................................................1-4 PM Saturday .......................................................1-5 PM Sunday .......................................................... 3-5 PM

Tech Free Zone around the pool

Infant, Child/Adult CPR and First Aid Training

Assigned “Water Watcher” or Certified Lifeguard

Family Night: Friday ............................................ ($2.50) 6-8 PM Holiday Hours:

Memorial Day (May 29) .......................... Closed July 4th .......................................................... Closed Labor Day (Sept 4) .................................... Closed

Daily Admission:

24 months and under ................................... Free 2 - 11 years old .................................................. $3* 12 years and above ................................... $3.50* Guest pass ............................................................ $6 *Facility card required

Swim Lessons:

Mondays and Wednesdays................... 7-9 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays ....................... 7-9 PM Saturdays ............................................ 9 AM-1 PM Sundays ..................................................... 12-3 PM

Rentals:

Available year round Friday-Sunday.

Swimming lessons to include water safety skills DROWNING IS A SILENT KILLER. FIX THE RISK.

Information courtesy of the Texas Drowning Prevention Alliance. For additional information and resources, please visit TXDPA.com. For more information about our Swim Safe Program, visit NaturallyFun.org/swimsafe.

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SPLASH PAD GUIDE

Splash pads are free, kid-friendly fountains and spray areas that are a great way to beat the summer heat. Arlington has three splash pad locations throughout Arlington that open 10 AM to 8 PM every day Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend and only on weekends through September.

Don Misenhimer

Brantley Hinshaw Park 2121 Overbrook Drive, 76014

California Lane Park 2001 California Lane, 76015

California Lane Park

Don Misenhimer 201 E Lonesome Dove Trail, 76002

Brantley Hinshaw Park

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KEEP ARLINGTON

BEAUTIFUL KeepArlingtonBeautiful.com

The mission of Keep Arlington Beautiful (KAB), Gold Star Affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful, is to educate and engage the Arlington community to take responsibility for improving their environment. KAB members strongly encourage community involvement and environmental stewardship. Become part of why Arlington is the American Dream City by getting involved in volunteer efforts, attending local environmental classes, becoming a Board member and liking us on Facebook. In 2014, the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and Keep Arlington Beautiful logged 58 volunteer events performed by 3,900 volunteers. This year the volume of volunteer commitment has significantly increased, estimating figures to double by the end of 2015, meaning great things for the City of Arlington. Keep Arlington Beautiful is entering a challenging and exciting time, as economic pressures on our City increases, and the demand for our services continues to rise. The tradition of high quality service provision and activism related to litter abatement, beautification, and awareness to the residents of the City of Arlington is evident in KAB’s work.

Keep Arlington Beautiful

neighborhood associations and other organizations within the city limits of Arlington can apply to “adopt” an area that is convenient to them or that they use on a frequent basis that needs periodic clean-up. As the program gains momentum, KAB encourages community members to take action and join in the mission to Keep Arlington Beautiful. For more information on our volunteer opportunities, please visit our web page, the volunteer tab of our Facebook page or email KAB@arlingtontx.gov! To reserve the Mobile Litter Unit for your next community clean up, or to learn more about Adopt-a-Spot, email KAB@arlingtontx.gov or call 817-459-5477

The City of Arlington introduced a new program to help fight litter and beautify the City. The Mobile Litter Unit is a trailer loaded with community clean-up supplies that is available for organizations, businesses and neighborhoods to reserve free of charge to aid in beautification. Along with this program, KAB and the City of Arlington launched a pilot Adopt- a-Spot Program in July 2015, to focus on public spaces, parks, trails, and right-of–ways. Under KAB’s plan, civic groups, schools, business, Naturally Fun Magazine • S U M M E R 2 0 1 7

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ARLINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY Arlingtonlibrary.org

817-459-6900

Arlington Library

Build A Better World: Summer Reading Club

BUILD A BETTER WORLD: SUMMER READING CLUB Saturday, June 3-Saturday, July 29 Build A Better World with us by reading all summer, attending library events, and earning fun digital badges. This year's theme is based on architecture and construction. Build your mind while we're building our new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library! Anyone with an Arlington Public Library card or an AISD student lunch number can sign up for free at MySRC.org. Track your reading to collect badges and earn prizes. Some events require online registration. See MySRC.org for more information and our full calendar of free events.

SUMMER READING CLUB KICK-OFF Saturday, June 3, 10 AM-Noon, All Library Branches Break ground on your summer at our Summer Reading Club kickoff parties. Come to your favorite neighborhood branch to sign up, play fun games, make a craft, and more! Every location will have something special to offer at these simultaneous events. This is a come-and-go event and no registration is required.

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ArlingCon SATURDAY STORYTIME AT RIVER LEGACY SCIENCE CENTER Saturdays, May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18 and December 16, 11 AM River Legacy Science Center, 703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd. Enjoy a fun, nature-themed program with seasonal stories, songs, a craft, and possibly a visit from a critter. Stories are geared to preschoolers, but children of all ages are invited to this free program. Space is limited. Please call River Legacy Living Science Center to reserve your seat by calling 817.860.6752.

ARLINGCON Saturday July 15, 10 AM-6 PM, UTA's University Center, 300 W. First St. Gather with other superhero fans at the Arlington Public Library's third annual comic convention. ArlingCon features exciting workshops and panel discussions all day long, as well as a Cosplay Runway, Cosplay Contest, Vendor and Artist Hall, Exhibits, Game Room and more. There is no cost or registration required to attend.

BOOK CLUBS Be part of our story and volunteer at the library! Visit arlingtonlibrary.org/volunteer to find opportunities and apply. Be sure to check out all our programs at arlingtonlibrary.org/calendar.

See monthly dates and locations at arlingtonlibrary.org/book-clubs Our book clubs are monthly discussion groups that cover a wide variety of literary tastes. With meetings throughout the city, during the day or the evening, there's a group to fit both your reading preferences and your schedule. No registration required.

LIBRARY LOCATIONS: Central Express 200 North Cooper Street Arlington, TX 76011-7406

Lake Arlington Branch Library 4000 West Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76016-4442

Southeast Branch Library 900 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76018-1708

Woodland West Branch Library 2837 West Park Row Dr. Arlington, TX 76013-2261

East Arlington Branch Library 1624 New York Ave. Arlington, TX 76010-4724

Northeast Branch Library 1905 Brown Blvd. Arlington, TX 76006-4605

Southwest Branch Library 3311 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd. Arlington, TX 76017-3470

Literacy House 101 E. North St. Arlington, TX 76010-7528


RIVER LEGACY RiverLegacy.org

River Legacy Parks

The Center’s hours are 9 AM to 5 PM, Mondays through Saturdays. To learn more, visit our website RiverLegacy.org.

AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS & HOME SCHOOL CLASSES It’s every child’s nature to explore. In After-School Clubs and Home School Classes, students have the unique experience of exploring the plants, animals and habitats of a riparian forest in the middle of the Metroplex. • After-School Clubs for students in kindergarten through 6th grade meet once a month from 4:15 to 6:15 PM from September through April. • Home School Science Classes for ages 5 to 11 meet once a month from 2 to 4 PM September through April. Registration for After-School Clubs and Home School Classes is ongoing. Register online at Riverlegacy.org or call 817-860-6752, ext. 102 for more information.

SUMMER AT THE SCIENCE CENTER Spaces are still available for Summer at the Science Center in June and July. These age-appropriate week-long classes provide an interactive, engaging way to learn about wildlife, ecology, the environment and science for children ages 3 to 8th grade. Register online at RiverLegacy.org or by calling 817-860-6752, ext. 102.

PLAN NOW FOR FALL EVENTS! W.A.T.E.R Festival

LIVING SCIENCE CENTER The park can be accessed by two entrances: 701 NW Green Oaks Boulevard and 3020 North Collins Street. River Legacy Living Science Center is located at 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard.

Recreation) Festival from 10 AM - 2 PM, Saturday, Sept. 9. Enjoy a variety of family-friendly games, activities, demonstrations, animal explorations and more! After Dark in the Park

Don’t be left in the dark! Mark your calendars now for River Legacy Foundation’s annual After Dark in the Park family fall festival Oct. 6, 7 & 8! This family-friendly fall festival features storytelling under the stars, pumpkin patch, bounce houses, karaoke, animal encounters, a unique children’s area with crafts, games and activities, a hayride shuttle and more. Family Fun Packs will go on sale in September! Visit RiverLegacy.org for more info. Sponsorship opportunities also available. Call 817-860-6752, ext. 107 to learn more. 6th Annual A Night with Nature

Request your invitation to River Legacy Foundation’s 6th annual A Night With Nature! This fall evening benefit is planned for Friday, Nov. 10 and features cocktail appetizers, specialty vodka drinks, craft beer & wine, stargazing, live music, animal encounters, s’mores by the fire, silent auction and SO MUCH MORE. Tickets are $100 a person and all proceeds will benefit River Legacy Foundation’s Transformation Capital Campaign to renovate River Legacy Living Science Center’s exhibit hall. Invitations can be requested at reply@riverlegacy.org or by calling 817-8606752, ext. 107. Sponsorship opportunities also available. Learn more at RiverLegacy.org.

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Free music under the stars The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts in Arlington presents more than 50 free outdoor concerts a year with a broad-based concert calendar of professional musical artists, from world music to jazz and home-grown Texas country to hot, indie artists. The Levitt presents original artists, many of them Grammy Award winners. The Levitt’s weekly Family Movie Nights feature movies suitable for all ages. Last concert season, the Levitt Pavilion attracted more than 118,000 people to Downtown Arlington. The Levitt Pavilion experience is about building community as families, school groups, entire neighborhoods and people from all parts of our area join side by side in a safe, fun, casual atmosphere to enjoy live music together. Many of these families and groups would not have the opportunity to experience the magic of live music if they had to pay ticket prices. The Levitt Pavilion gives our community an accessible gathering place for free music open to everyone – all ages, all ethnicities, all neighborhoods and all income levels. Levitt Pavilion Arlington brings music and the performing arts to Arlington in a way thousands are responding to – available for everyone to enjoy under the stars.

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Friday, May 19 at 8 PM REBIRTH BRASS BAND Grammy-Winning New Orleans sound with a cutting edge

Saturday, May 27 at 8 PM JONATHAN TYLER

Saturday, May 20 at 8 PM AMBROSIA

Friday, June 2 at 8 PM

Saturday, June 3 at 8 PM

HUMMING HOUSE

UNCLE LUCIUS

Party-worthy Americana with a dash of Irish flair

Rock 'n' roll that feeds your soul

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Thursday, June 8 at 8 PM FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

The music of Stevie Wonder – all jazzed up!

Moana

Sunday, June 11 at 8 PM

Thursday, June 15 at 8 PM

BLACK VIOLIN

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

Ground-breaking meld of classical strings with heart-pounding hip hop

Friday, June 23 at 7:30 PM

Sunday, July 2 at 8 PM JAIME Y LOS CHAMACOS Conjunto music that leaves you shouting for more!

SARA JAFFE

Sunday, May 28 at 8 PM

Sunday, June 4 at 8 PM

The road goes on forever, and the party never ends! Special guest Cory Morrow.

Friday, May 26 at 8 PM

Earthy and electrifying modern country

Award-winning fiery Tejano music

ROBERT EARL KEEN*

BLUE EDMONDSON

The sweet sounds of unforgettable pop rock from the '70s and '80s

Electrifying rock that's meant to be experienced

AMERICAN JAZZ COMPOSERS

Sunday, May 21 at 8 PM

RECKLESS KELLY

Universal truths from a break-through Indie artist.

Grammy-winning country vibe with a solid rock edge

1970s' pop/rock that's Still the One

Saturday, June 17 at 8 PM

Sunday, June 18 at 8 PM

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LOS TEXMANIACS & FLACO JIMENEZ

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Southern rock with a passion for the blues

Grammy-winning legendary Tejano groove

Thursday, June 29 at 8 PM

Friday, June 30 at 8 PM

Saturday, July 1 at 8 PM

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

SOMEBODY'S DARLING

RAY WYLIE HUBBARD

The Secret Life of Pets

Bluesy rock served with Southern hospitality

Americana Award-winning master storyteller

Monday, July 3 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, July 6 at 8:30 PM

Friday, July 7 at 8:30 PM

LIGHT UP ARLINGTON! Performances by Daphne Willis and Brad Thompson & the Undulating Band

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT Sing-a-Long Grease

THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES Danceable compelling alternative rock

Saturday, July 8 at 8:30 PM

Sunday, July 9 at 8:30 PM

Thursday, July 13 at 8:30 PM

Friday, July 14 at 8:30 PM

WALT WILKINS & THE MYSTIQUEROS

SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY BLUEGRASS BAND

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

JASON EADY

Finding Dory

Poetically spun tales of Americana music

Texas Hill Country music at its best!

Fab Four favs with a bluegrass spin

Saturday, July 15 at 8:30 PM

Friday, July 21 at 8:30 PM

Saturday, July 22 at 8:30 PM

Sunday, July 23 at 8:30 PM

THE SUFFERS

THE DRIFTERS

JUNIOR BROWN

SHINYRIBS

American soul meets rock 'n' roll

Hall of Fame rock royalty known for Under the Boardwalk!

An American original who defies genres

A hip-shaking, belly-laughing, songslinging, down-home house party!

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LAKE

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Lake Arlington is a municipally owned reservoir used for municipal and industrial water supply and recreational purposes. The reservoir is on Village Creek, and is a tributary of the West Fork Trinity River. The City of Arlington completed construction March 31, 1957. The lake covers approximately 1,939 surface acres, has a maximum depth of 51 feet and has a watershed of 143 square miles. The service spillway overflow elevation is 550 feet above mean sea level. There are two parks located along the eastern shore,Richard Simpson Park, located at 6300 W. Arkansas Ln. and Bowman Springs Park, located at 7003 Poly Webb Rd. Richard Simpson Park has the Lake Arlington Activity Room, which can be reserved for private functions. A recreation permit is required to place, operate or keep any craft on Lake Arlington, including rowboats, canoes, kayaks, motorboats, sailboats, barges, personal watercraft and sailboards. For more information call 817-459-5473.

BOAT RENTAL Rent our 24-foot Suntracker pontoon boat or the 14-foot Tracker jon boat. Both are available for rent in two, four and eight- increments and are available through a partnership between the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation and Water Utilities departments. CAPACITY 24-foot Suntracker Pontoon Boat 11 14-foot Tracker Jon Boat 3 Towable Tube w/ Rope 2

2 HRS $200 $180 $20

4 HRS $325 $275 $40

8 HRS $550 $450 $80

FISHING Fish varieties at Lake Arlington include Black Bass, Sand Bass, Hybrid Stripers, Catfish and Crappie. The state laws of Texas govern the taking of fish from Lake Arlington.

SPECIAL RATES $5/hour Boater Education Discount Must present certification card at time of rental 10% Weekday discount Monday-Thursday only; Not valid during Holiday rental periods. Military, Veteran, First Responder and Senior Citizen Discount 10% off boat rental for the above everyday; Must present verification proof at time of rental

LAKE FEES Daily - $5 Senior Annual (60+) - $15

Annual - $30

PADDLING THE LAKE Enjoy paddling along the shores of beautiful Lake Arlington to enjoy a taste of nature in the middle of this urban center. Put-in and take-out areas are marked by signs. Launches are allowed only from designated areas at Richard Simpson Park, Bowman Springs Park and Eugene McCray Park. A recreation permit is required for the paddling trail, which can be obtained in the Lake Office at Richard Simpson Park.

SMALL CRAFT RENTALS Arlington Parks and Recreation has partnered with Adventures Unlimited and SK Jet Ski Rental small craft rentals on Lake Arlington. Adventures unlimited also offers weekend lessons, events and tours, river and lake trips, and more. Call for more info 817-614-1845. CRAFT Rate Kayak, Canoe or Stand Up Paddleboard First hour $20/seat Additional hours $15/seat Jet Ski Mon-Fri Jet Ski Fri-Sat

$65/HR or $450/day $75/HR or $500/day

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REGISTRATION INFO Register at NaturallyFun.org, by phone or in person at the Parks Administrative Office or at any facility. Visit NaturallyFun.org to find out more about online registration or call 817-459-5474. Online and phone registrations are payable by credit card only. Checks should be made payable to “City of Arlington.” A charge will be assessed on all returned checks.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED We value you as a customer. If you are not happy with the quality of a program, please tell staff at the facility immediately so that we have the opportunity to correct the situation.

BOOKS AND SUPPLIES Books and supplies are not included as part of the class fee unless stated in the class description.

WAITING LISTS If registering for a class that has been filled, your name can be placed on a waiting list. This does not guarantee a spot, but individuals will be contacted if one becomes available.

CANCELED CLASSES / SESSIONS If a class or session is canceled, every effort will be made to notify parents and students by telephone prior to the first class meeting.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CARD Membership cards are required for participation in all classes and programs at recreation centers. This ID card is issued at the time of purchase and is valid for one year from date of purchase. Membership cards are non-refundable and non-transferable. Resident

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BOOKS AND SUPPLIES Books and supplies are not included as part of the class fee unless stated in the class description.

WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS A customer must withdraw from a program three days prior to the start of class to be eligible for a refund. Refunds are processed within two weeks of refund request by check or credit card. No cash refunds will be issued. For the complete refund policy call 817-459-5474 or go to NaturallyFun.org.

ADVERTISING The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department occasionally sells advertisements in this publication. Any paid advertisements appearing in this publication do not indicate a connection, endorsement or official sanction by the City of Arlington of any practice, philosophy, standard, position, product or service of the advertisers. For rates and availability, contact Phillip Rogers at 817-575-8284 or phillip.rogers@arlingtontx.gov.

PHOTOGRAPHY The Parks and Recreation Department routinely takes photos and video of participants and visitors in our programs and facilities for promotional purposes. Be aware that by participating or utilizing our facilities, you are granting the City of Arlington and its agents the right to use and publish your image or your minor child’s image, and that no monetary remuneration will be given.


SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:

WELCOME! The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department welcomes people of all ability levels to participate together in our wide variety of quality recreational opportunities. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act in making reasonable accommodations when possible. Participants requesting special accommodations need to complete a Special Accommodations Request Form in addition to the Program Participant Information Sheet. To make a request, contact the Parks and Recreation Administrative Office at 817-459-5474. We will make every effort to accommodate special needs requests.

STAFF DIRECTORY:

Lemuel Randolph, Director of Parks and Recreation.............................................. 817-459-5479 Venera Flores-Stafford Assistant Director, Community Programs ......................... 817-575-8350 Gary Packan, Assistant Director, Enterprise Programs ............................................ 817-459-5496 Scott Fairman, Assistant Director, Park Operations................................................. 817-459-5498 Amber Dembroski, Parks Business Services Manager ........................................... 817-459-5490 De’Onna Garner, Park Planning Manager ............................................................. 817-459-6937 Martin Sanchez, Park District Supervisor North..................................................... 817-275-7041 Jay Falgout, Park District Supervisor South............................................................ 817-446-8386 Clif Spangler, Sports Facilities Manager................................................................. 817-459-5417 Michael Debrecht, Park Operations Manager....................................................... 817-459-5499 Krissy Crosier, Center Programs Manager ............................................................ 817-459-6499 Maria Campbell, Aquatics Manager..................................................................... 817-459-5481 Derek DeBusk, Rental and Lake Services Manager.................................................. 817-575-8283 Phillip Rogers, Marketing and Enterprise Development Manager ............................. 817-575-8284 Timothy Brestowski, Marketing and Enterprise Development Coordinator .............. 817-459-6931 Melissa Entralgo, Electronic Media Specialist........................................................ 817-575-8285 Wendy Parker, Athletics Director........................................................................ 817-275-7041 Wendy Pappas, Urban Forestry and Land Manager................................................. 817-575-8311 Tim Baggett, Athletics Sports Manager – Adult Sports.............................................. 817-459-5463 Jimmy Reilly, Athletics Sports Manager – Youth Sports............................................ 817-459-6435 VACANT Sports Manager – EOAC......................................................................... 817-459-6436 Greg Durante, Golf Services Manager................................................................... 817-478-8500 Sheryl Osborn, Facility Manager – Arlington Tennis Center...................................... 817-459-6163 Courtni Anderson, Facility Manager – CNRC ....................................................... 817-561-2819 Susie Traylor, Facility Manager – Eunice................................................................ 817-575-8295 Adrienne Lacy, Facility Manager – DLRC .............................................................. 817-277-5001 Ernie Smith, Facility Manager – EOAC .................................................................. 817-459-6442 Heather Taylor, Facility Manager – HSRC ............................................................ 817-275-1351 Erin Anderson, Facility Manager - HSIP............................................................................ 817-575-8292 Chad Williams, Head Golf Pro - Tierra Verde Golf Club .......................................... 817-548-5050 Bill Ebdon, Head Golf Pro - Chester Ditto Golf Course ............................................. 817-575-9298 Mike Berneburg, Head Golf Pro - Lake Arlington & Meadowbrook Park Golf Course ... 817-451-6101

STAFF DIRECTORY: NaturallyFun.org/contacts Visit the link above for an employee directory and staff profiles.

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4. Hugh Smith Recreation Center (HSRC) 1815 New York Ave. 76010 Swimming Pools Phone: 817-275-1351 1. Allen Bolden Pool M-F 8 AM to 9 PM, Sa 9 AM to 4 PM, Su closed 2. Helen Wessler Play Pool 3. Howard Moore Play Pool

5. Senior Recreation Center York 4. Hugh SmithNew Indoor Pool(SRCNY) 5. Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center 2015 Craig Hanking Dr. 76010 6. Woodland West Pool Phone: 817-460-5009 M-F 8:30 AM to 4 PM, Sa-Su closed

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RECREATION CENTERS 1. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center (CNRC) 4600 W. Bardin Rd. 76017 Phone: 817-561-2819 M–F 6 AM to 9 PM, Sa 9-5 PM, Su 1 PM to 5 PM

6. Eunice Activity Center (EAC) 1000 Eunice St. Golf 76010 1. Chester W. Ditto Golf Course Phone: 817-277-8091 2. Lake Arlington GolftoCourse M 8:30 AM to 8 PM, T-W 8:30 AM 5 PM, Course Th 8:30- 7 PM, F3.11Meadowbrook AM to 5 PM,Golf Sa-Su closed 4. Tierra Verde Golf Club

GOLF • TENNIS • DINING 1. Chester W. Ditto Golf Course 801 Brown Blvd. 76011 817-275-5941 2. Lake Arlington Golf Course 1516 W. Green Oaks Blvd. 76013 817-451-6101 3. Meadowbrook Park Golf Course 1300 Dugan St. 76010 817-275-0221 4. Tierra Verde Golf Club 7005 Golf Club Dr. 76001 817-478-8500 5. Ventana Grille 7005 Golf Club Dr. 76001 817-548-5047 6. Arlington Tennis Center 500 W. Mayfield Rd. 76014 817-459-6163 817-459-6166 • Program status (Rain) 94

RENTAL FACILITIES 1. Meadowbrook Recreation Center 1400 Dugan 76010 817-459-5463 2. Bob Duncan Center 2800 S. Center St. 76014 817-465-6661 3. Park Pavilion Rentals 2800 S. Center St. 76014 817-459-5473 4. Lake Arlington Activity Room 6300 W. Arkansas Ln. 817-459-5475 5. Founders Plaza / Levitt Pavilion* 100 W. Abram St. 817-459-5473 *To rent Levitt Pavilion, contact Bob Duncan Center.

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AQUATICS Outdoor Pools: 817-459-5483 Outdoor Pools Rainout: 817-462-3326 Indoor Pool (Hugh Smith): 817-275-0513 1. Allen Bolden Pool 2. Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center 3. Helen Wessler Play Pool 4. Howard Moore Play Pool 5. Hugh Smith Indoor Pool 6. Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center 7. Woodland West Pool ATHLETICS Adult Sports: 817-459-5463 Adult Softball Field Rentals: 817-459-5463 Youth Sports: 817-459-6434 Youth Field Rentals: 817-459-5416 RAINOUT INFO Parks and Fields Rainout: 817-462-8441 Dog Park Rainout: 817-462-8441 Adult Softball Rainout: 817-462-3471 Youth Sports Rainout: 817-459-6697 Outdoor Pools Rainout: 817-462-3326 Trails Rainout: visit dorba.org for info


RENTALS INFORMATION Looking for the perfect place to have your next gathering? Then check the facilities that Arlington Parks and Recreation has to offer! We rent recreation centers, meeting rooms, gymnasiums, senior centers, park pavilions, tennis courts, swimming pools, banquet rooms, golf courses, softball fields, a skating arena, rock climbing wall, lake room and many other facilities.

PAVILION RENTALS

VENTANA GRILLE

There are 25 pavilion sites located throughout Arlington. Park pavilions are offered in a variety of sizes to accommodate small and large groups. Pavilions can be rented for a half or full day and are available to rent seven days a week.Most pavilion sites include a grill, picnic tables and electricity. Call 817-459-5473 or visit NaturallyFun.org for more info.

Ventana Grille is located at Tierra Verde Golf Club and offers incredible food in a scene worth savoring. Both inside and outside seating options are available and menus can be customized to fit party needs. Call 817-548-5047 or visit VentanaGrille.com for more info.

BOB DUNCAN CENTER

Rent a Softball Field Complex for a gathering, tournament or corporate event. Reserve your field by calling 817-459-5473.

Bob Duncan Center is a 10,000 square-foot facility designed to accommodate needs of small and large events such as weddings, business meetings and more. The facility includes a main hall with stage, three spacious meeting rooms, an outdoor courtyard with patio and a fully equipped kitchen. Bob Duncan Center is available to rent seven days a week and can be reserved by room or as an entire facility. Rent items from the center to enhance your event such as tables, chairs, linens, audio visual equipment, podiums and more. For more information, call 817-465-6661 or visit BobDuncanCenter.com.

LAKE ARLINGTON RENTALS The Lake Arlington Activity Room is the perfect place for wedding receptions, meetings and more. The climate controlled room holds up to 75 people and includes tables, chairs, restrooms and a kitchen. The Lake Room may be rented for a full day on weekends or holidays. The room contains two large picture windows that face the lake. The room is 28 feet by 46 feet and is supplied with 65 chairs and 15 three by six foot tables. Call 817-459-5473 for reservations.

FIELD RENTALS RECREATION CENTERS We have six recreation centers located throughout Arlington that can be reserved for your party needs. Rent entire centers or individual rooms. All centers feature a kitchen with food prep area and an ice machine. Patrons can choose to provide their own food or our staff can assist with catering needs. For more information on available dates, visit NaturallyFun.org or contact the recreation centers directly from the number below. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center (south Arlington) • 817-561-2819 Dottie Lynn Rec Center (central Arlington) • 817-277-5001 Elzie Odom Athletic Center (north Arlington) • 817-459-6434 Hugh Smith Recreation Center (east Arlington) • 817-275-1351 Meadowbrook Rec Center (central Arlington) • 817-459-5463 Eunice Activity Center (central Arlington) • 817-277-8091 Senior Center New York (east Arlington) • 817-460-5009

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B.C. Barnes Park 3000 Daniel Drive, 76014 2 Bob Cooke Park 4 2025 Craig Hanking Drive, 76010 Bowman Springs Park 8 7003 W. Poly Webb Road, 76016 Brantley Hinshaw Park 9 2121 Overbrook Drive, 76014 Burl L. Wikes Park 10 1300 Hillcrest Drive, 76010 California Lane Park 2001 California Lane, 76015 11 Carl1200 Knox, Jr. Park Susan Drive, 76010 12 Clarence Foster Park 4400 Woodland Park Blvd, 76013 15 Duncan Robinson Park 26 2100 W. Tucker Blvd, 76013 Gateway Park 32

815 W. Arbrook Blvd, 76015

H.A.D. Dunsworth Park 38 1100 Waverly Drive, 76015 Helen Wessler Park 40 2200 Greenway Street, 76010 Heros Park 41 Howard Moore Park 2000 Bever Blvd, 76013 42

2100 W. Green Oaks Blvd, 76013

Jake Langston Park 4080 W. Mayfield Road, 76016 43 Kelley Park 4195 W. Arkansas Lane, 76013 46 Lake Arlington Golf Course 1515 W. Green Oaks Blvd, 76013 47 Lakes at Matlock 48

700 Central Park Drive, 76015

Marrow600Bone Spring Park 50 W. Arkansas Lane, 76014 Marti4601 VanRavenswaay Park 51 Bowman Springs Road, 76016 Mary2303& W.Jimmie Hooper Park 54 Pleasent Ridge Road, 76015 Richard Simpson Park 62 6300 W. Arkansas Lane, 76016 Rush Creek Linear Park - North 4200 W. Pioneer Pkwy, 76013 65 Thora Hart Park 71 Vandergriff Park 75 2800 S. Center Street, 76014

3510 W. Green Oaks Blvd, 76016

Veterans Park 76

3600 W. Arkansas Lane, 76016

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Volleyball

Tennis

Splash Pad/Pool

Soccer League Fields

Skateboarding

Restrooms

Public Art

Practice Fields

Playground

Picnic Area

Pavilion/Shelter

Natural Area

League Fields

Horseshoes

Grill

Golf Course

Fitness Course

Fishing

Equestrian Trails

Dog Park

Disc Golf

Bike/Hike Trails

Basketball

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Volleyball

Tennis

Splash Pad/Pool

Soccer League Fields

Skateboarding

Practice Fields

Playground

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Picnic Area

Pavilion/Shelter

Natural Area

League Fields

Horseshoes

Grill

Golf Course

Fitness Course

Fishing

Equestrian Trails

Dog Park

Disc Golf

Bike/Hike Trails

Basketball

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Restrooms

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Public Art

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Allan Saxe Park 3501 Curry Road, 76001 1 Blackland Prairie 3 4907 New York Avenue,76018 Bob McFarland Park 6 410 E. Embercrest Drive, 76018 Bowman Branch Linear Park 7 South Matlock Road, 76002 Cliff Nelson Park 17 4600 W. Bardin Road, 76017 Cravens Park 19

400 Cravens Park Drive, 76018

Deaver Park 5800 Kelly Elliot Drive, 76017 21 Don Misenhimer Park 24 201 E. Lonesome Dove Trail,76002 FishIncluding CreekCravens Linear Park 28 Park, 76018 Fish Creek Neighborhood Park 29 2121 Havenwood Drive, 76018 F.J. ‘Red’ Kane Park 30 6500 S. Cooper Street, 76001 Gene 4500 Schrickel, Jr. Park Park Springs Blvd, 76017 34 Harold Patterson Sports Center 1000 W. Bardin Road, 76017 39 Lynn Creek Linear Park 6501 Matlock Road, 76002 49 Martha Walker Park 7509 Sharon Lee Drive, 76001 52 Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Center

7001 Golf Club Drive, 76001 53 O.W. Fannin Natural Area Hardisty & Fox Hunt 57

Rush Creek Sublertt Linear- Hardisty Park--Vintage South 66 Dr. S.J. Stovall Park 68

2800 W. Sublett Road, 76001

Sublett Creek Linear Park 69 Big Springs Drive & Bowen Road SW Nature Preserve 70

5201 Bowman Springs Road, 76017

Tails N’ Trails 950 SE Green Oaks Blvd, 76018 23 Tierra7005 Verde Golf Club Golf Club Drive, 76060 72 Treepoint Park 5403 Treepoint Drive, 76017 73 Webb Community Park 78 1100 Mansfield Webb Road, 76002 Wimbledon Park 79

2300 Wimbledon Drive, 76017

W.O. & Zeta 6701 Workman Park 81 Tabor Drive, 76002

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ARLINGTON PARKS AND RECREATION OFFERS TONS OF NATURALLY FUN!

Be sure to mark you calendars so you don’t miss out on these upcoming events. For more details or to register, visting NaturallyFun.org or call 817-459-5474

MAY

BASKETBALL REGISTRATION

JUNE

VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION

May 1-31

June 1-30

PG. 54

PG. 54

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY: LUNCH SERIES

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY: DINNER SERIES

11 AM - 2 PM | May 5-19

6-10 PM | June 2-16

LEVITT PAVILION

RIVER LEGACY PARKS

PG. 12

PG. 12

MOTHER’S DAY SWIM 3-5 PM | May 14

ROBIN’S CAFÉ COOKING CLASS

HUGH SMITH INDOOR POOL

2-4 PM | June 13

JULY

RED, WHITE, & BLUE BBQ 3-4:30 PM | July 3

11 AM - 1 PM | May 17 EUNICE ACTIVITY CENTER

PG. 49

FATHER & SON ADVENTURE DAY 9-11 AM | May 20 RICHARD SIMPSON PARK PG. 18

5:30-7:30 | June 16 ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER PG. 58

COFFEE & CRAFTING 9:15-11 AM | June 17 DOTTIE LYNN REC CENTER PG. 18

6TH ANNUAL ART ON THE GREENE

TINY TOTS TRIATHLON

May 26-28

RIVER LEGACY PARKS

RICHARD GREENE LINEAR PARK PG. 11

SPLASH PADS OPEN 10 AM - 8 PM | May 27 PG. 84

10 AM | June 17 PG. 23

MAKE A SPLASH 9-11:30 AM | June 17 ALLEN BOLDEN POOL PG. 77

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY: DINNER SERIES

FATHER’S DAY SWIM

6-10 PM | MAY 26

ALL CITY POOLS

June 18

RIVER LEGACY PARKS PG. 12

FRIDAY NIGHT N.E.T.S 5:30-8 PM | June 23

DOG DAYS PLAY DAY 9:30-11:30 AM | August 5 ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER PG. 59

ROBIN’S CAFÉ COOKING CLASS LIGHT UP ARLINGTON 6-10 PM | July 3

2-4 PM | August 8 EUNICE ACTIVITY CENTER PG. 41

FOUNDER’S PLAZA PG. 13

COFFEE & CRAFTING 9:15-11 AM | August 12

MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP

DOTTIE LYNN REC CENTER

July 8

ARLINGTON JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

ROBIN’S CAFÉ COOKING CLASS 2-4 PM | July 11 EUNICE ACTIVITY CENTER PG. 41

FRIDAY 10-S PLAY NIGHT 5:30-7:30 | July 14 ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER PG. 58

DIVE IN MOVIE 8:30-10 PM | July 14 RANDOL MILL POOL PG. 22

COFFEE & CRAFTING DOTTIE LYNN REC CENTER PG. 18

City of Arlington Parks and Recreation • N A T U R A L LY F U N . O R G

AUGUST PG. 54

9:15-11 AM | July 15

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PG. 61

August 1-31

ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER PG. 61

ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER

FALL YOUTH SPORTS REGISTRATION

PG. 41

FRIDAY 10-S PLAY NIGHT

5:30-8 PM | July 21

SENIOR REC CENTER NEW YORK

EUNICE ACTIVITY CENTER

SUMMER KICK OFF & OPEN HOUSE

FRIDAY NIGHT N.E.T.S

PG. 18

August 16-17 TIERRA VERDE GOLF CLUB

SEPTEMBER VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION September 1-30 PG. 54

LACROSSE REGISTRATION September 1-30 PG. 54

SPLASH PADS CLOSE September 4 PG. 84

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