Sisters Park & Recreation District Fall 2022 Recreational Guide

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Sisters Park & Recreation District Fall 2022 Recreation Guide September 1-December 31, 2022 Registration opens August 31, 2022

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Sisters Park & Recreation District • Fall 2022 Recreation Guide

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Looking to stay engaged and connected in our community? Become a district volunteer! Volunteers help us keep our prices down and make our programs and services more accessible for everyone in our community. You help make Sister Park & Recreation District an excellent place to recreate! Sign up at www.sistersrecreation.com.

DISTRICT CLOSURES

FALL RECREATION GUIDE SEPT. 1 – DEC. 31, 2022 Registration opens on August 31st for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

Contact Us

Phone: 541-549-2091 Email: sprd@sistersrecreation.com Website: www.sistersrecreation.com

Business Office & Hours

Coffield Center, 1750 W. McKinney Butte Rd., Sisters Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Board of Directors

Peggy Tehan, President; Jeff Tryens, Vice President; Bob Keefer, Treasurer; Molly Baumann, Secretary; Heath Foott, Member,

Executive Director Jennifer Holland, jennifer@sistersrecreation.com

For up-to-date information on program and facility closures, visit the District Facebook page and website. Please note that if Sisters School District closes due to inclement weather, all SPRD programs and activities will be canceled.

REFUND POLICY

Please review our direct refund policy and be sure to communicate ahead of time if plans change and you cannot attend a program. ✓ 5 business days notice or more: 100% refund or credit is given minus a $5 processing fee. ✓ 3-4 business days notice: 50% refund or credit is given minus a $5 processing fee. ✓ 2 business days notice or less: no refund or credit given. ✓ Program fees are not refunded or prorated for participants who miss portions of the program. ✓ Full refunds or credits will be granted for programs that are canceled by the District, without withholding a $5 processing fee.

REGISTRATION ONLINE MADE EASY! Follow these steps to secure a spot in your favorite program.

✓ Go to www.sistersrecreation.com and click the yellow “registration” button.

SCHOLARSHIP POLICY

Any resident of Sisters Park & Recreation District who, for reasons of financial hardship, cannot participate in an activity sponsored by the district, may confidentially apply for a partial waiver of activity fees. The maximum amount of scholarship funds granted to a household is $500 per fiscal year, limited to no more than 50% of the actual activity fee, and must be applied for and approved prior to participation. All applicants need to reapply at the beginning of the fiscal year. Scholarship recipients are not eligible for refunds above the dollar amount they paid. Exceptions to this policy: • A foster child who attends Sisters School District is eligible for the scholarship program regardless of their current address. • A student residing outside of SPRD boundaries, but who is a resident of and attends a Sisters School District school, is eligible to apply for a District scholarship. Patrons are still subject to out-of-district fees, and scholarship funds may not be used toward out-of-district fee differential. For approval, the patron needs to present proof of residency and proof of eligibility. If the patron is unable to provide this documentation, they may attach a hardship letter. To apply or to read the full policy, please visit www.sistersrecreation. com.

OUT-OF-DISTRICT (OD) FEES

Our programs are open to everyone regardless of whether you live within our district boundaries. District users who live outside of district boundaries do not pay property taxes to help support Sisters Park & Recreation District and are subject to a 30% fee increase. 2

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✓ If you haven’t registered since before the end of August 2019, you will need to create a new account. If you have, your default username is your email address and your default password is your phone number with no dashes or spaces. You may change this information once logged in. Click “login.” ✓ Use the buttons to browse the programs offered or click “search” and click “activity search.” Click the “type” to bring up those programs then click “search.” ✓ Click the + sign next to the item you’d like to register for, then add to cart. Check the box next to the person you’d like to enroll, then continue. Answer any questions that may pop up. ✓ Verify your registration then click “proceed to checkout.” Fill out the information required then click “continue.” Fill out the information on the payment screen then click “submit payment.” You must click the “return to website” button on the following page for your payment to be processed. You should receive a receipt via email. If you have any challenges, call 541-549-2091 and we will assist you.

Mission: To provide Sisters Country with exceptional recreation opportunities that enhance the livability of our community.


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CHILD CARE PROGRAMS

SPRD offers a variety of programs that are designed to take care of your little one when you are not able to!

Preschool

Ages 3-4. Join our preschool program for a year of learning and care! The teachers help children grow socially and emotionally along with learning literacy, math, music and movement, art, and physical education. Students must be at least 3 years of age by September 1, 2022 through entering kindergarten in fall of 2023. All students must be potty trained. ERDC accepted. Location: Education & Recreation Annex For a full list of schedule options and fees, scan QR code:

YOUTH RECREATION

Our youth recreation activities are sure to keep your child engaged while also making wonderful memories.

The Outlaw Club (OC)

Grades 5-8. The OC is the place to be after school! All middle school students are welcome at this free afterschool hangout. With video games, pool tables, homework help, and more, there is always something to do at the OC. *We will be expanding this program to M-F once staffing allows. This program will follow the Sisters School District calendar . Location: Coffield Center TuTh*................. 3:15-5:30p........ FREE Begins September 26.

Jiujitsu

Kids Club

Grades K-4. The focus of our after-school program is to provide a safe, structured, and fun environment for your kiddo. Our program includes structured playtime, enrichment activities, and a snack. Kids Club will follow the Sisters School District calendar. ERDC accepted. Registration opens on August 1 at 10 a.m. Location: Recreation and Education Annex M-F.................... 3-5:30p............. $120/month

No-School Day Camps

Grades K-4. Looking for something fun for your student to do during no-school days? Look no further. SPRD is offering full-day care that is packed with fun, games, enrichment, and more! ERDC accepted. Location: Coffield Center 10/7................... F..........8a-4p.... $35 ID/$46 OD 10/28................. F..........8a-4p.... $35 ID/$46 OD 11/9-11.............. W-Fr....8a-4p.... $105 ID/$137 OD 11/21-22............ M-Tu....8a-4p.... $70 ID/$92 OD 12/19-22............ M-Th...8a-4p.... $140 ID/$182 OD 12/26-29............ M-Th...8a-4p.... $140 ID/$182 OD

Kids Night Out

Grades 2-6. Looking for a kid-free evening so you can plan a date night or catch up on you time? We have you covered. Drop your kids off with us and we will play games, create projects and even feed them dinner! Location: Coffield Center 1st & 3rd Wed. of every month 6-9p...... $25 ID/$33 OD

Ages 13+. Jiujitsu is an ancient martial art with an emphasis on grappling to subdue much larger opponents and is excellent for self-defense. In this jiujitsu fundamentals class, we will learn the basics of grappling, basic strikes, throws, and how to control someone once on the ground. Whether it’s for exercise, self-defense, or competition, this is a great class for you! Location: Coffield Center Monthly............. TuTh... 6-7p..... $65 ID/$85 OD

Crafty Kids

Grades 1-4. Join SPRD for afternoon art and crafts. This program is designed to engage fine motor skills, social skills, and promote creativity. We’ll be working with a variety of materials, including holiday-themed treats! Location: Coffield Center 11/1-11/10........ TuTh....4-5p...... $45 ID/$59 OD 12/6-12/15........ TuTh....4-5p...... $45 ID/$59 OD

Fun Works Art Camp

Ages 5-11. Students are introduced to a new project each day of class, with an emphasis on creativity and selfexpression. Projects include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media. All of which are designed with fun, learning and experimentation a priority. Location: Coffield Center Ages 5-7; Introduction 11/11................. F..........9a-3p.... $75 ID/$95 OD 11/21-11/23...... M-W....9a-12p.. $108 ID/$140 OD 12/19-12/23...... M-F......9a-12p.. $180 ID/$234 OD Ages 8-11; Advanced 11/21-11/23...... M-W....1-4p...... $108 ID/$140 OD 12/9................... F..........9-3p...... $75 ID/$95 OD 12/19-12/23...... M-F......1-4p...... $180 ID/$234 OD

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YOUTH ATHLETICS

Our youth athletics program is a great way to see what sports your kiddo loves! All skills levels are welcome.

SAVE THE DATE!

Mini Outlaws

Ages 4-6. Introduce your little one to a world of fun and movement. With sessions in a variety of focus areas, your kiddo will discover what their new favorite activity is! We’re always looking for instructors! Please call 541-5492091 for more information

Soccer

9/8-9/28 ....... Th .....4:30-5:15p ........... $50 ID/$65 ID Location: SPRD Fields

Multi-Sport

10/6-10/27 ... Th .....4:30-5:15p ........... $50 ID/$65 OD Location: SPRD Fields

Girls Lacrosse Clinic

Grades 5-8. Come try out this awesome sport or hone your skills. All abilities are welcome at this one-day clinic! Location: SHS Practice Fields 10/1 .............. Sa .....9:30-11:30a ......... $20 ID/$26 OD

S T E RS I S

OUTLAWS Register with Sisters School District for the following sports: • All Fall High School Sports • Middle School Cross-country • Middle School Volleyball • Boys/Girls Basketball for grades 6-8 • Football for grades 7-8

Youth Soccer/Flag Football/Tackle Football

Registration for all these sports has already closed. Mark your calendars for next year and be sure to register early! For families who are registered, schedules will be posted on the website by 8/27. Volunteer coaches are still needed. Please call 541-549-2091 for more information.

Youth Basketball

Grades 1-6. All skills and abilities are welcome in our youth recreation basketball league. At SPRD, we focus on skill development, sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun. By keeping the sport fun and exciting, we hope students will continue to play basketball year over year. Location: Sisters Elementary School & Sisters Middle School Courts Registration deadline: October 17, 2022 Co-ed: Grades 1-2 11/7-12/17 ... $70 ID/$85 OD Girls/Boys: Grades 3-4 11/7-12/17 ... $80 ID/$98 OD Girls/Boys: Grade 5-6* 11/7-12/17 ... $100 ID/ $111 OD *This is a 3 vs. 3 league. sixthgraders are eligible for both SPRD and school ball. 4

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MLK Weekend Jan. 14-15, 2023

Presidents’ Day Weekend Feb. 18-19, 2023

ADULT RECREATION

Expand your mind and make new friends in our adult recreation programs. Adults of all ages welcome!

Wilderness First Aid (Hybrid Part 2*)

Ages 18+. Learn how to assess and treat common injuries in the backcountry. This course may be the best choice for weekend campers, people taking day hikes within cell phone coverage, and those who are just looking for basic medical instruction. Adult and child CPR/AED included in certification. This class counts towards most WFR recertifications. Location: Coffield Center 11/5-11/6 ..... SaSu..8a-5p ......$185 ID/$246 OD *Prerequisite: This hybrid class requires participants to complete 20+ hr. online part-one course through Wilderness Medicine Training Center before registering for this class. Register directly at https://www.wildmedcenter.com.

Wilderness First Responder (Hybrid Part 2*)

Ages 18+. Backcountry wilderness medicine skills certification for outdoor professionals, those who take multi-day or longer personal trips, those who take part in high-risk activities (rock climbing, whitewater paddling, mountaineering, multi-week expeditions of all kinds, etc.), or those who simply want to know more about wilderness medicine. Adult & child CPR/AED included in certification. Location: Coffield Center 2/25-2/26, 3/3-3/5...SaSuFSaSu...8a-5p...$350 ID/$465 OD *Prerequisite: This hybrid class requires participants to complete 40-60+ hr. online part-one course through Wilderness Medicine Training Center before registering for this class. Register directly at www.wildmedcenter.com.

Backcountry Gourmet Cooking

Ages 18+. Learn how to cook meals that fuel your adventures! This class helps you prepare meals created for the activities you love to do in the wilderness. Location: Coffield Center 11/14 ............ M ......6-7p ........$40 ID/$55 OD 12/12 ............ M ......6-7p ........$40 ID/$55 OD

Basics of Bike Maintenance

Ages 18+. Learn from the pros at local bike shop Blazin Saddles. You will learn to fix a flat tire and the basics of regular bike maintenance. There will be time set aside for Q&A at the end of class. Location: Blazin Saddles 10/17 ............ M ......6-7:30p ...$10 ID/$15 OD


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Co-ed Recreation Softball League

Ages 18+. Softball Sundays are coming! Get your crew together and come join us on the fields for lots of fun. Location: SPRD Fields 9/11-10/23 ... Su ...... 2-5p....... $400 per team

Intro to Pickleball Table Tennis

Ages 18+. If you have never played table tennis before, now is the time to start. This fun game works the body and mind! Play solo or with friends. Location: Coffield Center Ongoing .... M-Th ....9a-5p ......FREE

Ukulele for Beginners

Ages 18+. E Komo Mai, come join the fun and learn some fundamental skills to get you playing the ukulele quickly! The focus will be on learning to read and play chords along with different strumming techniques and even a little fingerpicking. No musical experience is needed. If you don’t have a ukulele, one can be provided. Location: Coffield Center 10/20-11/17 .... Th ..6-7:30p ...$30 ID/$39 OD

Ukulele Jam Session

Ages 18+. Bring your ukulele jam out at SPRD. Great way to make friends and rock out. Location: Coffield Center 4th Sunday ....... 6-7:30p ..........FREE

Community Room

Ages 18+. Looking for a place to make new friends? Come and hang out in our community room. Enjoy a good book, work on a puzzle, or just enjoy a cup of joe with a friend. Location: Coffield Center Ongoing .... M-Th 10a-4p ....FREE

SPECIALIZED RECREATION

Ages 18+. Sisters Country Pickleball Club, a committee of SPRD, will be offering introduction classes for those who want to learn this fun and exciting game! Fee includes membership to Sisters Country Pickleball Club. Location: Outdoor Courts on Locust Street 10/19 ............ W ...... 5:30-7:30p ............. $20 ID/$26 OD

OLDER ADULTS/SENIOR RECREATION (55+)

While older adults and seniors are welcome in ALL adult programs, these programs are designed specifically for our 55-and-older population!

Lunch and Learn

Ages 55+. We are bringing back a free Lunch and Learn program. This is an opportunity for members of our community to come together and hear about relevant topics and ask questions. Bring a lunch if you please and we will provide sweet treats and coffee! Location: Coffield Center Hear from Fire Chief Roger Johnson, Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District, as he talks about the new wildfire risk mapping and implications on insurance. 10/19 ............ W ...... 12:30-1:30p ........... FREE Scott Penzarella, new executive director at Sisters Trail Alliance, joins us to discuss their new focus on preservation through recreation and how the community can get involved. 11/16 ............ W ...... 12:30-1:30p ........... FREE Join Lieutenant Chad Davis, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, to learn tips on crime prevention and gain a better understanding of how the Sheriff’s Office operates in Sisters. 12/14 ............ W ...... 12:30-1:30p ........... FREE

Fall Walking Club

Game Night by SOUL

Ages 18+. Under 18 welcome with a responsible adult. Join Sisters Opportunities for Unified Living (SOUL) for their once-a-month game nights. All persons, experiencing a disability or not, are welcome for an evening of fun! Location: Coffield Center 1st Th each month ..6-8p ........FREE

Ages 55+. Walking is a great low-impact activity to improve your physical health and overall well-being. Each session will consist of a warmup, cool down, and some brisk walking while socializing. This class is weather dependent. Location: Meet at the Coffield Center 10/4-11/15 ... Tu ...... 10-11a .................... FREE

ADULT ATHLETICS

Keep active and stay fit with SPRD. Our recreation sports are about wellness and having fun!

Open Gym Volleyball

Ages 18+. Come join us inside during the cold months for open gym volleyball! All players must register online before participating. Location: Education & Recreation Annex Gym 10/5- 12/30 ..... W ...6-7:30p ...$6 ID/$8 OD per visit $60 ID/$80 OD for 11 visits

Excursions

Age 55+. Join us for a day trip as we explore fun and new locations in Central Oregon. Space is limited to 12. Location: Meets at the Coffield Center Harmony Farm Sanctuary, Sisters 10/6 .............. Th ...... 11a-2p .................... $15 ID/$20 OD High Desert Chocolates 11/3 ............. Th ...... 11a-2p .................... $15 ID/$20 OD 541-549-2091 | www.sistersrecreation.com

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FITNESS

SPRD offers a variety of fitness classes to meet the needs of our community!

Jiujitsu

Ages 13+. Jiujitsu is an ancient martial art with an emphasis on grappling to subdue much larger opponents and is excellent for self-defense. In this jiujitsu fundamentals class, we will learn the basics of grappling, basic strikes, throws, and how to control someone once on the ground. Whether it’s for exercise, self-defense, or competition, this is a great class for you! Location: Coffield Center Monthly .... TuTh .... 6-7p $65 ID/$85 OD

Tai Chi

Ages 18+. Join Master JianFeng Chen in learning tai chi, often called a moving meditation. Tai chi can assist all ages and abilities with balance, flexibility, stress relief, and overall health. This is a beginning tai chi class that will focus on the Simple 8 and 24 Yang-style forms. No experience necessary. Location: Coffield Center 9/16-10/14F .... 11:15a-12p .... $60 ID/$78 OD

Zumba

Ages 18+. Join Carol AstM i l c h e n fo r f u l l - b o d y workout to spicy, upbeat mixture of Latin and International music. Location: Coffield Center, virtual only Saturday Ongoing .... M T h S a .. 9-10a ........ $6 ID/$8 OD per visit or $60 ID/$80 OD for 11 visits

Adult Ballet Barre

Ages 18+. This class focuses on exercises, techniques and steps of classical ballet while developing an aesthetic awareness of the art of ballet. Includes a warmup at the barre with center floor work and combinations. This is a full-body workout for all levels designed to strengthen and tone through a series of lowimpact and mindful movements. Includes floor work with core-based conditioning, free weights & stretching. Ongoing .... F .... 9:15-10:15a ...$12 ID/$16 OD a class

Power Hour

Ages 18+. Join us in the new fitness class that is open to all abilities. Classes will provide a variety of workouts. From body weight days, circuit training days, and HIIT (high intensity interval training) days, all workouts can be modified based on your health level. Come ready to sweat! Location: Coffield Center Ongoing .... MWF ....6:30-7:30a ....................$6 ID/$8 OD per visit or $60 ID/$80 OD for 11 visits

Vin Yin Yoga

Ages 18+. Half Vinyasa, half Yin-style yoga. You will warm up with a traditional yoga flow, then settle in with longer held poses that target connective tissue and joints. This is an alllevels class and is perfect for athletes or anyone looking to gain flexibility and reduce stress. This class begins October 17. Location: Coffield Center Ongoing .... M ... 6-7p ........$6 ID/$8 OD per visit ........................................$60 ID/$80 OD for 11 visits 6

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COMMUNITY EVENTS Mobile Food Pantry

All ages. In partnership with NeighborImpact, the mobile food panty will be at SPRD to hand out free fresh produce and food items on the last Tuesday of every month in fall. No ID or proof of income required. Volunteers are needed, call SPRD to sign up to help. Location: Coffield Center parking lot 9/27, 10/25, 11/29 .Th ....3-4p .....................FREE

Glory Daze Car Show

All ages. The Glory Daze Car Show is back! Join us for this family-friendly event in beautiful downtown Sisters. • FREE to spectators • Music by DJ Chuck Boogie • Kids Zone • Raffle • Quick access to local restaurants and shops Register your car early to save money and secure your spot! 9/24 .......... Sa .. 10a-2p Sponsored by: Club of Sisters


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PARKS

Join the world of outdoor recreation! Check out the three specialty parks Sisters Park & Recreation District operates at 1750 W. McKinney Butte Rd. Parks are open from dusk till dawn unless otherwise posted at site.

Skate Park

Hyzer Pines Disc Golf

Happy Girls Run

Challenge yourself to the half-marathon and enjoy beautiful single-track, fast, flowy descents and amazing views of the Cascades on the Peterson Ridge trail system just outside Sisters, or have fun with the 5K, which tours the scenic western-themed town. Both races start and finish at the beautiful FivePine Resort, where you’ll be welcomed by crisp mountain air and majestic ponderosa pines. Register now at https://happygirlsrun.com/sisters/. 11/5 .......... Sa .. 9a

Halloween Parade

Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk

All ages. Enjoy a silent meditation walk with others in your community, celebrating the longest night of the year. We begin with a brief gathering, then proceed through the labyrinth in silence (different from our exuberant summer gatherings). Please dress warmly and bring a flashlight and/ or electric candle. Sisters Community Labyrinth is located in the East Portal wooded area at the corner of Highway 242 and West Hood Avenue (roughly between Bi-Mart and Les Schwab). 12/21 ........ W... 7-8p ........FREE

Ages 1-10. Join SPRD and Rotary as we parade downtown with little ghosts and goblins this Halloween! Show off your costume while trick or treating at local businesses! Preregister with SPRD. Costumes required. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. Canned food donations suggested. Last group leaves at 4:30 p.m. Location: Fir Street Park October 31, 3:30-5p

Winter/Spring Guide:

Keep a look out for our guide that will be released in December. Our Winter/Spring Guide will cover programs offered January 1 through March 31, 2022.

Vo l u nte e rs Ne e d e d

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Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Fri., Nov. 25 5:30-6 p.m. Fir Street Park

All are welcome as we kick off the holiday season with the annual Sisters Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Holiday Parade

Enjoy festive music and free hot chocolate to get you in the holiday spirit!

Sisters’ annual holiday parade showcases all the things that make our small town great!

Sat., Nov. 26 • 2-3 p.m. Hood Avenue, Sisters

Bundle up and get there early to secure a great seat.

HALLOWEEN PARADE October 31, 3:30-5 p.m.

Join SPRD and Rotary as we parade downtown with little ghosts and goblins this Halloween! Show off your costume while trick or treating at local businesses! • Ages 1-10 • Preregister with SPRD. • Meet at Fir Street Park. • Costumes required. • Canned food donations suggested. • All kids must be accompanied by an adult. • Last group leaves at 4:30 p.m.

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