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TABLE OF CONTENTS Hello Fall! With school back in session, that means fall sports, special events and family gatherings are approaching fast. With continued progress on the fight against COVID-19 and its ever changing variants, we are doing everything we can to ensure we create fun, safe and exciting programs, events and facilities for all ages to enjoy! We are certainly in a better place than we were a year ago and are able to offer more events and classes. With that being said, we must still be prudent and follow sound medical advice. Due to this ever-changing event, we will continue to keep much of our information as digital as possible, including this edition of the Play by Play. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our team and let us know how we can assist you in finding out more about everything inside the Play By Play. In order to stay up-to-date on the latest news, information and all the FUN happenings during the fall and winter seasons, be sure to connect with us online at templeparks.com, on Facebook @ TempleParksandRec and on Instagram @CityofTempleParks. You may also reach out to us at 254.298.5690, and we will be happy to assist you.

Kevin Beavers, CPRP Director, Temple Parks & Recreation

CAMPS

AQUATICS

All information contained within this edition of the Temple Parks & Recreation Department’s Play By Play Fall/Winter Activity Guide is subject to change. We encourage everyone to follow us on social media (Facebook: @templeparksandrec and Instagram: @cityoftempleparks), and visit us online at templeparks.com for the most current information. cityoftempleparks templeparksandrec TEMPLESUMMIT.COM •

ATHLETICS

254.298.5348


FALL/WINTER 2021-22

FITNESS

TEMPLEPARKS.COM

RECREATION

CITY OF TEMPLE MAYOR TIMOTHY DAVIS

DISTRICT 1 JESSICA WALKER

DISTRICT 2 JUDY MORALES, MAYOR PRO TEM

DISTRICT 3 SUSAN LONG

DISTRICT 4

SPECIAL EVENTS

PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD DOUG SMITH ALESIA DAWSON JOEY AGEE HEATHER SMITH STEVE JACKSON SCOTT KIELLA BILL LEAK

PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTOR KEVIN BEAVERS, CPRP

PHOTO POLICY Please note, photos taken during a Temple Parks & Recreation program, event, or activity may be used in future department promotional materials. If you would like to submit photos you have taken for possible inclusion in future promotional materials, please send to: playbyplay@templetx.gov

WENDELL WILLIAMS

CITY MANAGER BRYNN MYERS

ACCESS TO ALL We welcome all individuals and families from our community to participate and enjoy programs and facilities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. TEMPLESUMMIT.COM • 254.298.5348

CHANGES & CANCELLATIONS Programs are sometimes canceled or altered due to low registration or circumstances beyond our control. If a program has been canceled or altered we will work with you to transfer your registration to another program of your choice. Dates, times, and locations of programs are also subject to change. Please confirm programming details upon registration. Should a scheduling change occur, Temple Parks & Recreation will advise registrants as quickly as possible.


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2220 W AVE D • 254.298.5930 ADMISSION FEES

Day Pass: $3 Non-Instructed / $4 Instructed Punch Card: $30 / $1.50 Non-Instructed / $2.50 Instructed Those attending aquatic fitness classes or open swim times can pay for a pass or can save money by buying a punch card.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 8:00pm Friday 6:00am - 3:00pm Saturday 12:00 - 3:00pm

POOL RENTAL

Sammons Park Indoor Pool can be rented for private parties and events.

RENTAL COST

1-40 attendees: $140 (2 hrs) / $175 (3 hrs) 41-75 attendees: $155 (2 hrs) / $225 (3 hrs) Rental Availability Friday 5:30 - 10:00pm Saturday 3:30 - 10:30pm Sunday 12:00 - 10:00pm

$3 Non-instructed This includes Lap Swim, Lap/Open Swim, Family Swim, Therapeutic Swim, and Senior Open Swim $4 Instructed This includes Aqua Arthritis, Hydro-Fitness, and Aquacize Punch Card: $30 ($1.50 Non-instructed/ $2.50 Instructed) The Punch Card option allows patrons to save money, while also allowing several visits to be loaded to a card for daily use. Those attending aquatic fitness classes or open swim times can pay for a day pass for one time use or a punch card for repeated uses.

POOL RENTAL

Sammons Park Indoor Pool can be rented for private parties. Parties are limited to a maximum of 36 guests and the cost to rent the facility is $140 for two hours and $175 for three hours. Rental times can be found in the table below:

2 Hour Rental

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SA

SU

ATTENDEES

5:30 7:30pm

3:30 5:30pm

12 - 2pm

1-36

8 - 10pm

6 - 8pm

2:30 - 4:30pm

$140

8:30 10:30pm

All rentals are a minimum of two hours in length. A party room at Sammons Community Center can also be included in this package at no extra cost. For more information or to rent the pool, call 254.298.5930.

3 Hour Rental

5:30 8:30pm

3:30 6:30pm 7 - 10pm

5 - 7pm 7:30 - 9:30pm

12 - 3pm

1-36

3:30 - 6:30pm

$175

5 - 7pm 7 - 10pm

AQUASIZE

Aquacize is a beginner to intermediate level water fitness class and is low impact to moderate pace. This water exercise class includes warm-up, aerobic training, and cool down, along with strength, toning and flexibility in shallow water. 18+ Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9:15 am to 10:15am

Visit templeparks.com for the most up-to-date information.

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AQUATICS

SAMMONS INDOOR POOL


SAMMONS INDOOR POOL 2220 W AVE D • 254.298.5930

DAILY OPEN SWIM & LAP SWIM

Start the day with an early morning swim, squeeze in a midday workout, or come by after work for a few laps. Rain or shine you can always drop in for a swim. Lap Swim is reserved for those who are only swimming laps or water walking in the lap lane, but Open Swim is for anyone wanting to work out, swim laps or just have fun. OPEN/LAP SWIM Monday - Friday 6:00 - 7:45am Wednesday 9:15 - 10:15am, 10:30 am - 11:30 am Monday, Friday 11:45am - 12:45pm Monday - Thursday 3:15 - 4:15pm, 5:45 - 7:45pm, 7:00 - 8:00pm $1.50 punch / $3 day pass LAP SWIM ONLY Tuesday & Thursday 11:45am - 12:45pm Monday - Thursday 4:30 - 5:30pm Saturday 12:00 - 1:15pm $1.50 punch / $3 day pass

LEARN TO SWIM

Interested in learning to swim? Sammons Park Indoor Pool offers swimming lessons the first four Saturdays of each month. These American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim courses range from basic water skills and decreasing fear of water to swim strokes and refinement. All classes are catered to the needs of the students. Classes are small, allowing for ample skillsbased learning time. Registration must be completed prior to attending these classes. 3+ First four Saturdays of every month 11:00 - 11:50am $50 (includes four 50-minute sessions)

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FAMILY SWIM

The best thing about Sammons Indoor Pool is being able to swim all year long! Temple’s state of the art indoor pool is heated so you and your family can have fun splashing around, rain or shine. Ongoing Saturdays 1:30 - 2:50pm $1.50 punch/$3 day pass

THERAPEUTIC SWIM

Therapeutic Swim is great for those who are recovering from surgery, have joint or mobility limitations, medical conditions, or any special need that could benefit from therapy in relaxing, warm water. This is a non-instructed time meant for therapeutic reasons and is not intended for recreation. Monday - Friday 1:00 - 3:00pm $1.50 punch / $3 day pass

AQUA ARTHRITIS

Relieve tension and pain from arthritis while increasing flexibility and range of motion. This unique class utilized the warm water’s natural resistance, while performing a range of motion exercises to help you feel your best. You must be 18 or older to participate in instructed classes unless approved by management. 18+ Ongoing Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 10:30 - 11:30am $2.50 punch/$4 day pass

SENIOR OPEN SWIM

Seniors have the run of the pool every morning! Enjoy the flexibility of creating your own water workout or just relax in the warm water in a comfortable seniors-only environment. 50+ Ongoing Monday - Friday 8:00 - 9:00am $1.50 punch/$3 day pass


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OPEN/LAP SWIM

6:00 - 7:45a

6:00 - 7:45a

6:00 - 7:45a

6:00 - 7:45a

6:00 - 7:45a

SENIOR OPEN SWIM

8:00 - 9:00a

8:00 - 9:00a

8:00 - 9:00a

8:00 - 9:00a

8:00 - 9:00a

9:15 - 10:15a

9:15 - 10:15a

9:15 - 10:15a

9:15 - 10:15a

10:30 - 11:30a

10:30 - 11:30a

AQUACIZE OPEN/LAP SWIM

9:15 - 10:15a

OPEN/LAP SWIM

10:30 - 11:30a

AQUA ARTHRITIS 18+

10:30 - 11:30a

10:30 - 11:30a

SA

LEARN TO SWIM OPEN/LAP SWIM

11:00 - 11:50a 11:45a - 12:45p

11:45a - 12:45p

11:45a - 12:45p

11:45a - 12:45p

11:45a - 12:45p

LAP SWIM THERAPEUTIC SWIM

12:00p - 1:15p 1:00 - 3:00p

1:00 - 3:00p

1:00 - 3:00p

1:00 - 3:00p

1:00 - 3:00p

FAMILY SWIM

1:30 - 2:50p

FAMILY SWIM

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

OPEN/LAP SWIM

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

3:15 - 4:15p

LAP SWIM

4:30 - 5:30p

4:30 - 5:30p

4:30 - 5:30p

4:30 - 5:30p

OPEN/LAP SWIM

5:45 - 7:45p

5:45 - 7:45p

5:45 - 7:45p

5:45 - 7:45p

2220 W AVE. D, TEMPLE, TX 76502 • 254.298.5930 • TEMPLEPARKS.COM NON-INSTRUCTED CLASS: $1.50 PUNCH / $3 CASH • INSTRUCTED CLASS: $2.50 PUNCH / $4 CASH

Visit templeparks.com for the most up-to-date information.

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Take a break from the holiday rush. Relax by the pool and party with us! Join us for a Holiday Themed Swim Party at Sammons Indoor Pool! Complete with a craft, snacks, and swim time. You will not want to miss this party! Santa may even make a surprise appearance! Only taking the first 60 participants. Call Sammons Indoor Pool at 254-298-5930 to register.

Friday, December 10 • 6:30 - 8:30pm $5 per Person • Sammons Indoor Pool


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D R A E S U R G U E O LIF RC O T C U INSTR

The all new Lifeguard Instructor course is designed to teach currently certified lifeguards the information and skills needed to succeed as an instructor. After passing this course, instructors will be able to teach the following topics: American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens.

MARCH 18 - 21, APRIL 29 - MAY 2 AGES 17+ VARIOUS TIMES & LOCATIONS $199 REGISTER ONE WEEK BEFORE COURSE START DATE AT SAMMONS INDOOR POOL. MINIMUM OF 4 AND MAXIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS PER CLASS.

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R E U T O A C W RUCTOR INST

MARCH 11 - 14, MAY 13 - 16 AGES 17+

The Water Safety Instructor course trains instructor candidates to teach all of the courses presented in the Swimming and Water Safety program to all age groups; all of the courses listed, plus Learn-to-Swim Levels 4-6 and Adult Swim. This certification is the gold standard and provides the most comprehensive training for swim instructors. During swim instructor certification training, you’ll learn how to help individuals enjoy their time in the water safely – and in a wide range of ways. We’ll focus on key areas that can help you succeed as an aquatics instructor.

VARIOUS TIMES & LOCATIONS $199 REGISTER ONE WEEK BEFORE COURSE START DATE AT SAMMONS INDOOR POOL. MINIMUM OF 4 AND MAXIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS PER CLASS.


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ATHLETICS

SPORTS LEAGUE CALENDAR All information contained within the Athletics section is subject to change. We encourage everyone to visit us online at templeparks.com for the most current information.

YOUTH SPORTS BASKETBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

TIME

REGISTER BY

FEE

104203-01 104203-02 104203-03 104203-04

1/5 - 2/19 1/5 - 2/19 1/5 - 2/19 1/5 - 2/19

Ages 4 - 6 Ages 7 - 8 Ages 9 - 10 Ages 11 - 12

Various Various Various Various

Various Various Various Various

11/19, 12/3 (late) 11/19, 12/3 (late) 11/19, 12/3 (late) 11/19, 12/3 (late)

$45, $55 $45, $55 $45, $55 $45, $55

VOLLEYBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

TIME

REGISTER BY

FEE

106205-01 106205-02

3/21 - 5/7 3/21 - 5/7

Ages 8 - 11 Ages 12 - 14

Various Various

Various Various

2/18, 3/4 (late) 2/18, 3/4 (late)

$45, $55 $45, $55

TIME

ADULT SPORTS BASKETBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

REGISTER BY

FEE

Men’s

1/10 - 2/23

Men’s

M/W

12/17

$329

CORNHOLE

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

REGISTER BY

FEE

Open

1/11 - 3/8

Open

T

6:30 - 10:30pm

12/17

$50

Open

4/5 - 5/31

Open

T

6:30 - 10:30pm

3/25

$50

KICKBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

TIME

REGISTER BY

FEE

Co-ed

3/29 - 5/3

Co-ed

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6:30 - 10:30pm

3/18

$229

SOFTBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

TIME

REGISTER BY

FEE

250 Men’s 250 Co-ed Men’s Co-ed

10/25 - 12/1 10/26 - 12/2 2/28 - 4/20 3/6 - 4/24

Men’s Co-ed Men’s Co-ed

M, W T, Th M, W Su

6:30 - 10:30pm 6:30 - 10:30pm 6:30 - 10:30pm 2 - 6pm

10/18 10/18 2/18 2/25

$250 $250 $389 $229

VOLLEYBALL

DATES

DIVISION

DAYS

REGISTER BY

FEE

Co-ed Co-ed

11/9 - 1/6 2/22 - 4/28

Co-ed Co-ed

T, Th T, Th

6:30 - 10:30pm

TIME

TIME 6:30 - 10:30pm 6:30 - 10:30pm

10/29 2/11

$249 $249

Visit playtemplesports.com for location information and more details.

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SUMMIT RECREATION CENTER

620 FRYERS CREEK CIR • 254.298.5348 • TEMPLESUMMIT.COM MEMBERSHIP TYPES • Family • Adult • Couple • Senior • Senior Couple • Youth

Visit TempleSummit.com for pricing.

AMENITIES

• 20’ indoor rock climbing wall • Members-Only outdoor summer season swimming pool staffed by lifeguards • Seasonal lap swimming • 6 Outdoor Tennis Courts • 2 Outdoor Basketball half-courts • 2 Racquetball Courts • Over 40 individual pieces of cardio equipment • Complete circuit of Precor resistance weight machines and strength equipment • Indoor cycling bikes • Cardio Theater • Free weights • Classes including TRX Body Blast, Bootcamp, Pilates, Zumba, & more • Childcare facilities for Summit Family Memberships • Kid’s Studio • Men’s & women’s locker rooms, saunas, and hot tubs

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Thursday 5:00am - 10:00pm Friday 5:00am - 8:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00 - 6:00pm

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TENNIS CLINICS WITH JEROME MIDDLE SCHOOL 10 - 14 Tuesday, Thursday 4:30 - 6:00pm $30 per week Register by: Tuesday each week HIGH SCHOOL 15 - 18 Monday, Wednesday 5:30 – 7:00pm $35 per week Register by: Monday each week ADULT 18+ Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 – 8:00pm $20 per session Register by: Time of clinic

TENNIS CLINICS WITH ALBERTO JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAM

BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED Ages 10+ Monday (High School Only) 6:00pm - 7:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00pm Saturday 10:30 - 11:30am $110 per month - 8 sessions $85 per month - 4 sessions

TENNIS PRIVATE LESSONS

10+ $55 per 1 hour session, $30 per half-hour session, $150 per 6 half-hour sessions Register by: Time of session


ATHLETICS

YOUTH SPORTS

ASSOCIATIONS CENTEX YOUTH SOCCER

centexstorm.com

CENTRAL TEXAS YOUTH SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION templesoftball.org

TEMPLE YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION

templeyouthbaseball.com

Visit templeparks.com for the most up-to-date information.

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Register at racetemple.com or any Temple Parks & Recreation Center. 5K Preregistration: $20 • 10K Preregistration: $25 Preregistration closes November 14. Race Day registration available for an additional fee. Awards given to overall male & female finishers and top 3 finishers in each age group. For more information, call 254.298.5690.


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A Very Merry Cowboy Christmas SENIOR CHRISTMAS DI N N ER & DANCE

T U E S D AY , D E C E M B E R 1 4 Live Music & Dance • $5 per person Must pre-register

Doors Open 5:30pm • Program Begins 6:00pm Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center 3303 N. 3rd Street, Temple, TX For more information and to register

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Register at racetemple.com or any Temple Parks & Recreation Center. 5K Preregistration: $20 • 10K Preregistration: $25 Preregistration closes January 2. Race Day registration available for an additional fee. Awards given to overall male & female finishers and top 3 finishers in each age group. For more information, call 254.298.5690.


2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 ZONE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Are you looking for somewhere to go after school that’s fun and engaging with a welcoming staff that provides homework assistance, a daily snack, and team building skills? Look no further than the Zone! Located in schools around Temple and Belton, the Zone After School Program is here to help your child have a great time and make some new friends! 5 - 13 Ongoing Monday - Friday 3:00 - 6:00pm Fees vary per month ZONE LOCATION

COURSE #

Charter Oak

600108

High Point

600109

Lakewood

600111

Pirtle

600112

Tarver

600113

Thornton

600114

Western Hills

600115

TEEN FILM CAMP

Are you interested in films and short stories? Join us for our first ever Teen Film Camp! Campers will spend the entire week writing, editing, and shooting their own short film that they will showcase for the community. Learn about composition, screenwriting, scoring, and more in this interactive and engaging program. Find your passion for film at the Wilson Park Recreation Center! COURSE # 600116-03 12 - 16 March 14 - 18 Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm $25 Registration: February 7 – March 4

HOMESCHOOL DAY CAMP

Homeschoolers come enjoy a day of adventure games, climbing wall challenges, and many other great activities. We’ll spend our day working on teamwork and communication skills through fun, engaging games and projects. Please provide a sack lunch for your child that does not need to be heated or refrigerated and a bottle of water. For more information, call 254.298.5740 COURSE # 600119-01 October 7

COURSE # 600119-02 November 11

COURSE # 600119-03 January 13

COURSE # 600119-04 February 17

Thursdays 9:00am - 5:00pm $12 per child Register by the Monday before Camp.

SPIKES AND SERVE VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Bump, set, spike! Learn these skills and much more at volleyball camp. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate player, the instructor will teach you the necessary skills to help you in the upcoming volleyball season. Please be sure to bring your own pads and wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. COURSE # 600116-02 11 -14 November 8 - 12 Monday - Friday 6:00 - 8:00pm $30 COURSE 600116-04 11 -14 February 21 - 25 Tuesday - Friday 6:00 - 8:00pm $30

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CAMPS

WILSON PARK RECREATION CENTER


2220 W AVE D • 254.298.5930 ADMISSION FEES

Day Pass: $3 Non-Instructed / $4 Instructed Punch Card: $30 / $1.50 Non-Instructed / $2.50 Instructed Those attending aquatic fitness classes or open swim times can pay for a pass or can save money by buying a punch card.

INDOOR POOL SCHEDULE

Monday - Thursday 6:00am - 8:00pm Friday 6:00am - 3:00pm Saturday 12:00 - 3:00pm

POOL RENTAL

Sammons Park Indoor Pool can be rented for private parties and events.

RENTAL COST

1-40 attendees: $140 (2 hrs) / $175 (3 hrs) 41-75 attendees: $155 (2 hrs) / $225 (3 hrs) Rental Availability Friday 5:30 - 10:00pm Saturday 3:30 - 10:30pm Sunday 12:00 - 10:00pm

HYDRO-FITNESS

Hydro-Fitness helps build strength and endurance while toning muscle in a low-impact environment. Leg workouts in the water emphasize your lower body as the water gives your submerged muscles up to 14 s the resistance of air! The harder you work, the more resistance you encounter. Add in a specialized upper body workout and it’s a total fitness package! You must be 18 or older to participate in instructed classes unless approved by Management. Ages 18+ Ongoing Wednesdays 11:45am-12:45pm $2.50 punch/$4 day pass

AQUA ARTHRITIS

Relieve tension and pain from arthritis while increasing flexibility and range of motion. This unique class utilized the warm water’s natural resistance, while performing a range of motion exercises to help you feel your best. You must be 18 or older to participate in instructed classes unless approved by management. Ages 18+ Ongoing Monday - Friday 10:30-11:30am $2.50 punch/$4 day pass

All rentals are a minimum of two hours in length. A party room at Sammons Community Center can also be included in this package at no extra cost. For more information or to rent the pool, call 254.298.5930.

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SAMMONS INDOOR POOL


SAMMONS COMMUNITY CENTER 2220 WEST AVE D • 254.298.5403 ABOUT

Sammons Community Center is a welcome retreat for Temple adults and seniors. With daily opportunities to socialize, exercise, and learn, Sammons is the place to be for fun after 50!

RENTALS

The Sammons Community Center is the ideal place for a wedding reception, reunion, birthday party or meeting. Please call for reservations and availability.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

SWEATIN’ WITH THE OLDIES

Just keep movin’! Join Kathy “KP” Patterson as she leads these extremely popular exercise sessions designed especially for those with mobility issues or who have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises, while seated or in contact with a chair, will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Gradual use of hand weights and stretch bands is also incorporated. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations. Two convenient session s to choose from. October 1 - March 30 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30am and 10:30am FREE with membership

TUESDAY ON THE TRAILS

Dust off your walking shoes and join us for some fresh air and friendly conversation! Each Tuesday morning take a guided trail walk on one of Temple’s many beautiful and inviting trails. Walking not only promotes physical activity and prevents stiffness, it stimulates your brain and aids in weight management. See you on the trails! Call 254.298.5403 or stop by for the trail schedule. 18+ October 5 - December 29 Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:00am FREE with membership

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Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor, Sheri Joseph, in this low-impact, core-strengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination, and range of motion. This longrunning fitness program uses light hand weights and elastic bands to strengthen the body and focus on functional fitness. Stretching exercises complete this well-rounded workout. Adaptable for all levels of mobility. For more information, call 254.298.5403. COURSE # 501154-41, 502154-41, 503154-41, 504154-41, 505154-41, 506154-41 October 5 - March 31 Tuesday, Thursday 9:00 - 10:00am $14 per month

STICK FIT DRUMMING – MID MORNING BOOST

We all know that everyone marches to the beat of their own drum. With this class, you can certainly do just that. Grab a big ball, some drumsticks, and have at it. You will not only enjoy the beat but BE the beat! This Instructor led activity is energetic and fun! All items are provided. COURSE # 501154-51, 502154-51, 5031554-51, 504154-51, 505154-51, 506154-51 18+ October 1 - March 31 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:45 - 10:15am $14 per month

SENIOR YOGA

Namaste! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of Hatha yoga. Enjoy simple, easy-tofollow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Yoga postures improve every part of the body; stretching and toning muscles and improving flexibility of the spine and joints. Improve balance, range of motion and strength, while keeping the mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Led by Certified Senior Yoga Instructor, Janelle Novosad. For more information, call 254.298.5403. COURSE # 501154-42, 502154-42, 5031554-42, 504154-42, 505154-42, 506154-42 October 5 - March 31 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 - 11:30am $29 per month

BEGINNER LINE DANCE PRACTICE

Get ready to boogie the afternoon away! Enjoy great tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. Learn some popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances. Intermediate practice is also available. For s, please check with the Instructor. 18+ October 5 - March 31 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 - 4:00pm FREE with membership

STICK FIT DRUMMING – LUNCH REFUELING Don’t let lunch weigh you down. March to the beat of your own drum in this upbeat, high energy class! Let the music and the beat take you away for a refuel and recharge! All items are provided as well as a bottle of water and an energy bar. Come and go as your lunch allows. COURSE # 501154-52, 502154-52, 5031554-52, 504154-52, 505154-52, 506154-52 18+ October 1 - March 31 Tuesday, Thursday 12:00 - 1:00pm $24 per month

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FITNESS

FITNESS FOR LIFE


SUMMIT RECREATION CENTER

620 FRYERS CREEK CIR • 254.298.5348 • TEMPLESUMMIT.COM MEMBERSHIP TYPES • Family • Adult • Couple • Senior • Senior Couple • Youth

Visit TempleSummit.com for pricing.

AMENITIES

• 20’ indoor rock climbing wall • Members-Only outdoor summer season swimming pool staffed by lifeguards • Seasonal lap swimming • 6 Outdoor Tennis Courts • 2 Outdoor Basketball half-courts • 2 Racquetball Courts • Over 40 individual pieces of cardio equipment • Complete circuit of Precor resistance weight machines and strength equipment • Indoor cycling bikes • Cardio Theater • Free weights • Classes including TRX Body Blast, Bootcamp, Pilates, Zumba, & more • Childcare facilities for Summit Family Memberships • Kid’s Studio • Men’s & women’s locker rooms, saunas, and hot tubs

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Thursday 5:00am - 10:00pm Friday 5:00am - 8:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00 - 6:00pm

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FREE FITNESS CLASSES All of these classes are FREE for Summit Members! Not a member? Not a problem! Non-members can purchase a day pass for many of our great classes. New participants are encouraged to arrive 10 -15 minutes prior to class to talk with the instructor about any special class instructions. HATHA YOGA

Tone your body, organize your mind and crush the stress in your life with Hatha yoga. Dynamic yoga practices cultivate presence by connecting movement with breath. It aids in building confidence and assists you in staying present and centered. All levels are welcomed. Mats are encouraged.

VINYASA YOGA

Linking the movement of the body to the breath, this class leads you through a flowing practice of postures promoting strength and flexibility with current, upbeat music. Welcome to all levels, modifications and challenges are offered throughout. Find a great workout in the midst of mental tranquility.

POWERCUT

Ready to sweat like you’ve never sweat before? Grab your friends for a party! This weightlifting class uses free-weights, resistance bands, fitness balls and more along with great music to get you through an hour of head-to–toe muscle work. Cardio Intervals are injected between strength sets. Every class is different, and all levels are welcome. Mats are encouraged.


The central aim of Pilates is to create a fusion of mind and body. Pilates was developed to focus on complete muscle fitness focusing on the core muscle group. It is “doable” for everyone of any age is a great way to develop flexibility and strength. It only requires a mat and willingness to try. Mats are encouraged.

SPIN HIIT & HILLS

Different than a long aerobic based indoor cycling class, SPIN HIIT & HILLS focuses on high intensity bursts of maximum efforts, strength building climbs, and minimal recoveries built in. This is not a “pace yourself” class – it is 30 minutes of continuous work intended to push you out of your comfort zone. For beginners and seasoned riders alike, this class will maximize your calorie burn in a shorter period of and help seasoned cyclists improve strength and endurance for outdoor riding. Set to fun music to keep you motivated, and with brand new Spinning bikes to track your progress, you’ll be amazed how powerful you feel after every class!

SPECIALTY CLASSES Enjoy these specialty classes for a small fee! (Card will expire a year from purchase) Specialty class cards can be used for any of the classes listed below. Use your entire punch card for your favorite class or enjoy some variety in your routine by using it for any class of your choice. Members: $30 for 15 classes Non-members: $45 for 15 classes REFIT CARDIO DANCE

REFIT is a cardio-dance fitness program designed to engage the body and soul. In this hour-long fitness class, participants will find easy-to-learn movements designed for beginners and fitness enthusiasts with exhilarating music and a familyfriendly environment. Ladies only.

CYCLING

Ride with an amped-up group of fellow classmates and a Mad-Dogg certified instructor to push you to your cycling limits! Burn calories and improve your cardiovascular stamina, while toning the full body. Reserve your seat today and experience the excitement that cyclists claim is the best cycling class in Central Texas.

BARRE

Barre is a low impact total body workout based in Yoga, Pilates, and Ballet techniques designed to lengthen and tone your entire body! Become more flexible, graceful, and fit while having FUN! Feel the BURN!

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SUMMIT RECREATION CENTER

620 FRYERS CREEK CIR • 254.298.5348 • TEMPLESUMMIT.COM TOTAL BODY

Tap into your inner strength while enjoying the hottest ticket in Tabata-style fitness with a Total Body workout. This full- hour workout features interval training in both strength and cardio while using step platforms, dumbbells and 100% pure motivation! Mats are encouraged.

TRX BODY BLAST

Build overall strength, core stability, mobility, flexibility and cardiovascular stamina in this high energy, full body workout. TRX Suspension Training is a revolutionary method of leverage-style body weight exercises and is for ALL fitness levels – this is functional training at its best! Mats are encouraged.

ZUMBA

Why workout when you can party? Zumba offers a one-hour fitness experience ft. Latin dance rhythms. No experience necessary. There are no mistakes in Zumba, only “spontaneous dance solos”. As long as you are moving, you are doing it right! So, join the fun and leave class feeling fantastic. There is always room on the dance floor for you!

CHILDCARE & KID’S CLUB HOURS

Play inside, play outside, just play at the Summit! Reservations for 2-hour slots will be available. Must have a reservation prior to placing your children in our childcare rooms to guarantee a spot. *Included with family membership

CHILD CARE AND KIDS CLUB HOURS

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm, 4:00 - 8:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm

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SPECIAL EVENTS GYM 101

Course Description: Refresh your knowledge in this beginner’s class, learning how to use and apply the weight machines and cardio equipment. A Summit membership is required to participate. Safety measures are enforced at this facility and during this class. Limited spots available. Register online or by calling 254.298.5348. *Summit membership required COURSE # 300202-02, 300202-03, 300202-04, 300202-05, 300202-06 Ages 16+ October 7, November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3 Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm FREE Register by: Day of

PINK OUT! BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WEEK

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Summit Recreation Center will host special events and offer information designed to educate everyone about this serious disease. During the week of October 4th – 9th, we hope to honor those who are survivors, suffering, or have lost a friend or family member due to breast cancer.


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HALLOWEEN CLASS BASH

No tricks, only treats! Show your Halloween spirit by dressing up the week of Halloween and get into any Summit class for FREE! Valid October 25th – October 30th. Please make reservations prior to class to guarantee your spot!

THANKS FOR GIVING CLASS DRIVE

Bring 2 non-perishable food items to the Summit Recreation Center and take a class for FREE! Items collected will be donated to a local food bank. Valid November 8th – 12th.

NEW YEAR NEW YOU SPECIAL 20% Annual membership December 1 - January 31 Free specialty class card 13 months for the price of 12!

THIN IT TO WIN IT (6-WEEK WEIGHT LOSS COMPETITION)

The Summit will kick off the new year with a weight loss challenge to help get you back where you were before the Holidays! We will help set our members up for success with healthy food choices and basic workouts to get active. This challenge will last 6 weeks, and the grand prize winner will receive a prize. COURSE # 300202-08 16+ January 3 - February 7 Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm Cost: FREE Register by: January 1

HEART HEALTH WEEK

February is American Heart month. Join us here at the Summit Recreation Center, February 14th – 18th for a week of heart health tips, recipes, quest speakers, special classes, and more!

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1807 CURTIS B. ELLIOT DR • 254.298.5690 COOKIE DECORATING

Have you ever wanted to learn how to decorate cookies like the pros? All you need are a few basic tips to help perfect cookie decorating with Royal Icing. Participants will learn how to outline and flood cookies that will WOW your family and friends. Everything will be provided for this class. Preregistration required. COURSE # 201105-01 Ages 5+ Saturday, October 16 10:00 - 11:30am $10 per person

CAMP EXPLORE

Save your vacation on teacher workdays and bring your kids to Camp Explore. Participants will experience a variety of recreational activities, arts and crafts and meeting new friends. Pack a sack lunch daily (no peanut butter products) . This camp is free for all Zone participants.Pre-registration required. Limited to 30 campers. Spots are first come, first serve. COURSE # 813101 Ages 5 - 13 October 4, 11, 12 November 11 January 3, 4, 17 February 21, 22 7:00am - 6:00pm For currently enrolled Zone participants, the fee is included in your monthly payment. $12 per day for non-Zone participants

CAMP HOLIDAZE

Looking for something fun to do while out for Christmas break? Join the City of Temple Parks and Recreation staff for fun filled days. Participants will experience a variety of themed recreational games, activities and crafts with new friends. Pack a sack lunch daily (no peanut butter products). No camp on 12/24. Pre-registration required. Limited to 30 campers. Spots are first come, first serve. COURSE # 813101 Ages 5 - 13 December 20 - 31 Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm $12 per day

CAMP ADVENTURE

Looking for something fun to do while school is out for Spring Break? Join the City of Temple Parks and Recreation staff for fun filled days. Participants will experience a variety of recreational games, activities and crafts with new friends. Pack a sack lunch daily (no peanut butter products). Preregistration required. Limited to 30 campers. Spots are first come, first serve. COURSE # 813201 Ages 5 - 13 March 14 - 18 Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm $12 per day

CAMP JOURNEY

Join us during your Thanksgiving break. Participants will experience a variety of Thanksgiving and Fall themed recreational games, activities and crafts with new friends. Pack a sack lunch daily (no peanut butter products). Preregistration required. Limited to 30 campers. Spots are first come, first serve. COURSE # 813101 Ages 5 - 13 November 22 - 24 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 7:00am - 6:00pm $12 per day PLAY BY PLAY • 30

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GOBER PARTY HOUSE 1516 WEST AVE H • 254.298.5690 ABOUT

The Gober Party House is a great place to rent for family reunions, wedding receptions, business meetings, birthday parties, seminars or classes, service club meetings and more!

RENTALS

Reservations can be made through the Parks and Recreation Administration Office by calling 254.298.5690. All rentals must be for a 2 hour minimum; time is whatever the renter chooses. Cancellations must be made prior to 48 hours of the rental date for refunds to be given. A $100 deposit is required and will be returned if the facility is left in good condition. If the building is not left clean, or if there is any kind of damage, the amount returned will be decided by the facilities manager.

RENTAL COST $65 per hour $100 deposit

Deposit & all hours rented must be paid at time of reservation.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Friday - Sunday 8:00am - 12:00am Rental only

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BOO BASH

Spiders, bats, pumpkins and more! Scare up some fun while making spooky crafts, fun Halloween themed games and enjoying snacks. Wear your Halloween costumes and join the fun. Preregistration required. COURSE # 201105-02 Ages 2 - 6 Friday, October 29 10:00 - 11:30am $7 per child

SENSORY PLAY

What is Sensory Play? Sensory Play is a type of play activity that stimulates the touch, sight, taste, smell and hearing senses. In this monthly 1-hour class participants will explore the different sensory stations while meeting new friends. Meet up dates will be on the second Tuesday of each month. This is a handson class and some activities may be messy, please dress your child in play clothes. Pre-registration required. COURSE # 200105 Ages 2 - 6 October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12 Tuesdays 10:00 - 11:00am $5 per child

TURKEY DAY TABLE ART

Need some centerpieces for your big Thanksgiving dinner? What’s better than an adorable handmade craft made by your little turkey? In this class, kiddos will make different types of table art for you to display. Get ready for some terrific Turkey Day fun! Pre-registration required. COURSE # 202105-01 Ages 2 - 6 Thursday, November 18 10:00 - 11:30am $7 per child


1516 WEST AVE H • 254.298.5690 DINOSAURS IN DECEMBER

Experience the wonderful world of dinosaurs this December! Children will enjoy learning exciting new things about dinosaurs and science. Make dino-mite crafts, foils and play some fun dinosaur games.Preregistration required. COURSE # 203105-01 Ages 2 - 6 Friday, December 10 10:00 - 11:30am $7 per child

JINGLE ALL THE WAY

Enjoy a morning of Christmas fun! We will have a variety of crafts to keep your little elf busy, along with music and holiday themed games! Don’t forget your cameras as Santa and his elf plan on stopping by for a short visit .Pre-registration required. COURSE # 203105-02 Ages 2 - 6 Monday, December 13 10:00 - 11:30am $7 per child

HAPPY HEARTS

Love is in the air! Enjoy time with your child, while making fun valentine crafts stamped with lots of love. All little love bugs will take home some goodies to share with someone special. Pre-registration required. COURSE # 205205-01 Ages 2 - 6 Monday, February 14 10:00 - 11:30am $7 per child

TINY TEETH

February is Dental Health Month and it is very important to teach children about dental health at an early age. A local dental office will be onsite to teach your child about their teeth and how to keep them healthy. There will be an arts and crafts activity following the presentation. Pre-registration required.

FLOWER POWER: HOLIDAY DECOR- TIPS, TRICKS, TREES AND A WREATH

Enjoy live demonstrations of the three styles of Christmas Tree designs and learn tips and tricks for holiday decorating. Get some great ideas to make your tree, home decor, and gift wrapping one of a kind! Finish the morning by creating a bow for your 20” wreath and a tour of the 2020 Precious Memories Christmas Trees. Take advantage of a shopping discount during the class and the always fun Precious Memories Swag Bag. COURSE # Ages 16+ Saturday, October 23 10:00am-11:30am $50 per person

FAMILY CANDY CANE HUNT

Families will work together to find hidden candy canes and special treats on this Candy Cane Hunt, while enjoying a nature walk along Pepper Creek Trail. Participants will meet at the Pepper Creek parking lot behind the Scott & White facilities off Kegley Road. Pre-registration required. COURSE # 203106-01 Saturday, December 11 10:00 - 11:30am $15 per family Location: Pepper Creek Trail

FAMILY GINGERBREAD HOUSE MAKING

Get in the Christmas spirit and create a family gingerbread house! Bring the creativity and the rest will be provided. What a great way to spend quality time together while creating a Christmas masterpiece.Preregistration required. COURSE # 203105-03 Friday, December 10 10:00 - 11:30am $10 per family

COURSE # 205205-02 Thursday, February 24 10:00 - 11:30am FREE

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GOBER PARTY HOUSE 1516 WEST AVE H • 254.298.5690 FARM ANIMAL YOGA

What’s cuter than seeing animals on a farm? What about seeing farm animals join you at yoga class? Animal Yoga is part yoga, part animal-assisted therapy. It’s all about disconnecting from day to day stress and focusing on positive and happy vibes. Each participant will need to bring a towel or mat and water. Pre-registration required. COURSE # 206206 Ages 5+ Saturday, March 26 9:00 - 9:45am & 10:00 - 10:45am $10 per session

FREDERICKSBURG DAY TRIP

Fredericksburg is known for its charm and variety of shops, especially around Christmas time. This is a great opportunity to get some Christmas shopping done! The day will be spent in downtown Fredericksburg taking in all the town has to offer. Participants are responsible for their own lunch and shopping. Transportation will be provided. Van will leave the Gober Party House promptly at 7:30am. Space is extremely limited. Pre-registration required. COURSE # 203105-04 Ages 16+ Saturday, December 4 7:00am - 7:00pm $27 per person Location: Van will depart from Gober Party House

TINY TUMBLERS

Join us for a terrific time at Tiny Tumblers! Participants will jump, flip, and learn the basic movements of gymnastics. This class is designed to develop movement, flexibility, coordination, and creativity using developmentally appropriate activities for beginner students. COURSE # 200103 Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm October 4-November 1 November 8- December 13 February 7- March 7 March 21- April 11 Ages 4-6 $27 per child, per session

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1516 WEST AVE H • 254.298.5690

WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD

Join us as we celebrate the kids in our community! This week-long event brings public awareness to the importance of early childhood development and education. A fun- filled week of activities is planned for the children and we hope you can come and play. Preregistration required.

ART AT THE PARK

Spend the morning enjoying the beautiful weather while experiencing the fun of creating outdoor art.

DOWN ON THE FARM

Come out and enjoy a morning of family fun to include pony rides, a petting zoo and arts & crafts. COURSE # 207205-05 Ages 2 - 6 Friday, April 8 10:00am - 12:00pm $10 per child Location: Reuben D. Talsek Bend of the River

COURSE # 207205-01 Ages 2 - 6 Monday, April 4 10:00 - 11:00am $5 per child Location: Lions Park

MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children will be singing, moving their bodies and dancing to their favorite songs and rhymes. COURSE # 207205-02 Ages 2 - 6 Tuesday, April 5 10:00 - 11:00am $5 per child

HOT DOGS WITH HEROES

Enjoy lunch with Temple’s very own firefighters and police officers. COURSE # 207205-03 Ages 2 - 6 Wednesday, April 6 11:00am - 12:30pm Location: Miller Park $5 per child

WATER PLAY

Water Play is a fantastic way for kids to learn and play at the same time. The simple water activities will be sure to keep your little one entertained and learning. COURSE # 207205-04 Ages 2 - 6 Thursday, April 7 10:00 - 11:00am $5 per child

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RAILROAD & HERITAGE MUSEUM 315 W AVE B • 254.298.5172 • TEMPLERRHM.ORG ABOUT

The Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum is located in the historic Santa Fe Depot in Temple, Texas. The museum offers permanent and changing exhibits, education programs, event rentals, school tours, special events, and is the home of the Fred M. and Dale M. Springer Archives.

ADMISSION FEES

Children under 5: Free Ages 5 - 12: $2 Ages 13 - 59: $4 Ages 60+: $3 Active Duty Military with ID: Free

HOURS OF OPERATION

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm


315 WEST AVENUE B • 254.298.5172 • TEMPLERRHM.ORG FAMILY DAYS

FAMILY DAYS

TRANSPORTATION DAY Historic cars will be at the Museum! Transportation day is all about the Model T this year. Check out the Texas T Party car show and learn more about these cool vehicles. Experience the largest gathering of Model T Fords in the state of Texas and explore the history of the first automobile.

GEEK OUT! What do you nerd about? Join the museum for Geek Out Family Day. Dress up as your favorite superhero, story book or cartoon character. Get your fill of cosplay, crafts, and other geeky activities at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum.

Saturday, October 2 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE FIRE SAFETY DAY “Facing the Inferno” exhibit opens on November 20th. This family day will have fun crafts, activities for the family, and fire trucks! Join the museum as we learn about the dangers of wildfires and the heroes that fight them. Saturday, November 6 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE

Saturday, February 5 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE FIESTA FAMILY DAY Join us for Fiesta Family Day! We will be exploring Mexican cultural traditions and heritage. Come out to the museum for crafts, activities, and the opportunity to see the “Aliento a Tequila” temporary exhibit before it is gone!. Saturday, March 6 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE

SANTA AT THE DEPOT Have you been good this year? Celebrate the holidays with the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum. St.Nick will be onsite to hear holiday wishes and pass out toys to the kids! Enjoy a family evening of wholesome fun and a chance to meet Santa! Saturday, December 4 5:00 - 8:00pm $5 per person CABIN FEVER: STARGAZING FAMILY DAY Come check out the night sky! Learn more about constellations, meteor showers and other celestial objects. Stop by the museum and start the year out right as we explore the exciting aspects of astronomy. Saturday, January 8 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE

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SAMMONS COMMUNITY CENTER 2220 WEST AVE D • 254.298.5403 ABOUT

Sammons Community Center is a welcome retreat for Temple adults and seniors. With daily opportunities to socialize, exercise, and learn, Sammons is the place to be for fun after 50!

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

FLEECE FUN OVER COCOA CLASS - INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM

Bring your grandchildren to Sammons to create a memorable experience by working together to make a fleece scarf! Enjoy some hot chocolate and refreshments to celebrate the completion of your unique creation. Each person who signs up will walk away with their very own handmade scarf. All materials are provided. Pre-registration is required. COURSE # 503150-05 Saturday, December 4 10:00am - 12:00pm $7 per person

PAINT MY HEART RED INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM

Nothing says “I love you” more than a handmade gift from the heart. Join us for this unique and fun Valentine themed step-by-step art painting class, designed specifically for you and your grandchildren. Each person who signs up, will leave with a completed project that they can give as a gift or cherish for themselves! Valentines themed refreshments will be served. Pre-registration is required. COURSE # 505150-05 Saturday, February 12 10:00am - 12:00pm $5 per person

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ALL THINGS AUSTIN – GUIDED PANORAMIC TOUR FROM A MERCEDES BUS!

On this 90-minute tour, an Austinite is your driver and guide, showing you the towering downtown buildings and historic architecture to murals and nature as you go. Hop on and off to get a closer view of things and learn about the history of Austin, TX. Any food or souvenir purchases are additional. Limited spots available. Pre-registration is required. COURSE # 5025992 18+ Saturday, January 22 7:30am - 4:30pm $59 per person Location: Leaving from Sammons Community Center

TRADERS VILLAGE GRAND PRAIRIE

Enjoy the day shopping with us to one of the BIGGEST flea markets in Texas. Make sure to bring cash, as there are HUNDREDS of vendors to bargain with! There will be food available to purchase on site. Limited spots available. Preregistration is required. COURSE # 5025991 18+ Saturday, November 6 7:00am - 5:30pm $24 per person Location: Leaving from Sammons Community Center

PICKLING & JELLY PARTY

What’s the dill? It’s a Pickling and Jelly Party! Join us for a fun and educational day of pickling and jelly making. Each person signing up will leave with the pickles and jelly that they have made under the guidance of Kathy Patterson (KP). Although you will want to devour these goodies yourself, they also make great holiday gifts! All supplies and recipes are provided as well as a light lunch in this make-and-take class. Limited spots are available. COURSE # 502153 - 33 18+ Saturday, November 13 9:00am - 3:00pm $29 per person


2220 WEST AVE D • 254.298.5403

CIRCLE OF FRIENDS CROCHET GROUP

PAINTING & DRAWING WITH BARBARA

18+ October 6 - March 30 Wednesdays 1:00 - 4:00pm FREE with membership

COURSE # 501157-72, 502157-72, 503157-72, 504157-72, 505157-72, 506157-72

Get hooked! Whether you are an experienced crocheter or just want to learn, join in the skein of things! This circle of friends, with loving hands and hearts, meets once a week to create beautiful, handmade, crocheted items which are then donated to local nursing homes, children’s hospitals, and hospice centers. Bring your own crochet hooks. Yarn is supplied, but donations are always welcomed.

BROWN BAG BINGO

Good fun, good friends, good food! That’s how we best describe Bingo Night at the Center, held on the first Thursday of each month. Bring a brown bag with a small, new, non-food bingo prize inside and enjoy a fun-filled evening playing bingo and visiting with friends. Enjoy a free, light supper after the games. 18+ October 7 - March 3 1st Thursdays of each month 5:00 - 7:00pm Donated prize

COUNTRY & WESTERN DANCES Take a whirl around the dance floor! Come scoot your boots and tap your feet to the lively music of local country and western bands on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Coffee and punch provided. Bring a finger food or dish to share during intermission. Singles and couples are all welcomed. 18+ October 7 - March 30 2nd and 4th Thursday 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person

Grab your brushes and paints! Join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art class. This long - running, ever - popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instruction based upon skill levels. No previous experience necessary. Conducted by Barbara Wilson with over 35 years of experience.

18+ October 7 - March 31 Thursdays 12:00 - 2:00pm $45 per month

CHOP, DROP AND ROLL!

It’s not a fire drill, just a cooking skill! Chef Becca brings her Filipino heritage and culinary skills to the chopping board and shares them with all. Discover how easily traditional lumpias (mini egg rolls) are created along with their complementary dipping sauces. Grab your apron and join in this hands-on cooking class. All supplies and recipes are provided. Of course, the day ends with a tasting party. COURSE # 504153-32 March 3 Register by February 28 Tuesday 5:30 - 7:00pm $5 per person

ALTERNATIVE FOOD CHOICES

Plant-based foods are the latest trend! Many in this health-conscious society are making a conscious decision to switch to these alternative choices. Plantbased food items can be equally delicious and tasty as those with meat and dairy products. In doubt? Come taste for yourself with Chef Rick, who has been using these alternative items in his culinary creations for many years. Taste testing is a must. All supplies and recipes are provided. For more information, call 254.298.5403. COURSE # 506053-32 18+ Saturday, January 15 10:00am - 3:00pm $20 per person PLAY BY PLAY • 38

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SUMMIT RECREATION CENTER

620 FRYERS CREEK CIR • 254.298.5348 • TEMPLESUMMIT.COM MEMBERSHIP TYPES • Family • Adult • Couple • Senior • Senior Couple • Youth

AMENITIES

• 20’ indoor rock climbing wall • Members-Only outdoor summer season swimming pool staffed by lifeguards • Seasonal lap swimming • 6 Outdoor Tennis Courts • 2 Outdoor Basketball half-courts • 2 Racquetball Courts • Over 40 individual pieces of cardio equipment • Complete circuit of Precor resistance weight machines and strength equipment • Indoor cycling bikes • Cardio Theater • Free weights • Classes including TRX Body Blast, Bootcamp, Pilates, Zumba, & more • Childcare facilities for Summit Family Memberships • Kid’s Studio • Men’s & women’s locker rooms, saunas, and hot tubs

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Thursday 5:00am - 10:00pm Friday 5:00am - 8:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00 - 6:00pm

MORNINGS WITH MOMMY

Course Description: This is a great opportunity to engage with your little ones and have tons of fun. Join us at the Summit Recreation Center every Thursday in October for an hour of craft time, music and more! COURSE # 3300202-01 Ages 3 - 5 October 7, October 14, October 21, October 28 Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00am $6 per child Register by: October 5, October 12, October 19, October 27

PICK A PUMPKIN CRAFT KIT

Course Description: Fall is in the air! Bring the kids out to pick a mini pumpkin out of the Summit Recreation Center pumpkin patch. Kids will get to pick out their very own mini pumpkin to paint and decorate it to their liking. Pick - up is also available. Bring your own blanket to sit on outside while you decorate. COURSE # 300202-06 Ages 3+ Saturday, October 9 9:00 - 11:00am $7 per kit Register by: October 6

CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE

The Summit Recreation Center is collecting toys (unwrapped) for boys and girls of all ages in support of the Ronald McDonald House in Temple. Donations accepted December 4th - 18th at the Summit Recreation Center.

A JOLLY CHRISTMAS CRAFT KIT Course Description: Tis the season! Bring the kids out to the Summit Recreation Center for an exciting Jolly Christmas Craft. In this kit kids will get to decorate a Christmas ornament, make reindeer food, and more! Pick - up is also available. COURSE # 300202-07 Ages 3+ Saturday, December 4 9:00 - 11:00am $5 per kit Register by December 1

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2727 W ADAMS AVE • 254.771.2030 • GOLFSAMMONS.COM ABOUT

Green Fees Weekend / Holiday 18 hole: $21.50 Weekend 9 Hole: $16.50 Weekend Twilight: $12 Junior (valid 7 days a week): $8 Weekday 18 Hole: $16.75 Weekday 9 Hole: $12 Weekday Twilight: $10 Weekday Senior: $12.50 (Monday - Friday and no holidays)

Weekday Military: $12.50

(Monday - Friday and no holidays)

Cart Fees 18 hole Cart Fee: $15.50 9 Hole Cart Fee: $9 Member Cart Fee: $12.50 Driving Range Fees Large Bucket: $9 MediumBucket: $6 Small Bucket: $3 Enjoy Unlimited Golf! Join our annual pass program and play golf all year long at no additional cost! For details, call 254.771.2030 or visit golfsammons.com. Please remember that fishing is allowed in designated areas only. Also, golf course trails are only to be used by the golfers. Due to safety concerns casual walkers are not allowed.

HOURS OF OPERATION Daily 7:00am - Dusk

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Early Childhood Programs BABY BOOKWORMS Book sharing, rhymes, songs, exercises, and parachute play.

(Recommended for infants 0 - 12 months)

TODDLER STORY TIME Stories, music, movement, rhymes, finger plays, and crafts.

(Recommended for toddlers 12 to 36 months)

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME Stories, music, movement, rhymes, finger plays, and crafts.

(Recommended for children 3 to 5 years)

SCHOOL-AGE STORY TIME Short film, stories, and free constructive play.

(Recommended for grades K-3rd)

TUES @ 11AM SEPT 7 - DEC 14 WED & THURS @ 10:15AM SEPT 8 - DEC 16 WED & THURS @ 11:15AM SAT @ 10:30 AM SEPT 8 - DEC 18 WED @ 4:15PM SEPT 8 - DEC 15

New at the Library READING CHALLENGES

TRAVELING TEA

Join us this year for our Fall and Winter Reading Challenges online at temple.beanstack.org. Fall Reading Challenges for all ages run October 1-October 31. The Winter Reading Challenges run from December 1-January 31. Why should Summer have all of the fun? With Temple Public Library, you can read books and win prizes all year long!

The Traveling Tea is a FREE monthly tea subscription box for adults. Every month, pick up a box from the adult reference desk on the 2nd floor of the Library. Each box includes a hand-picked library book, 2 tea bags, snacks, and an information sheet. That’s right, a free tea subscription box, created especially for you and themed to the month's location or time period. To sign up or learn more, visit exploretpl.com/travelingtea.

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100 W ADAMS AVE TEMPLE, TX 76501 • 254-298-5555 • EXPLORETPL.COM ABOUT

Circulation Department 254.298.5556 Adult Services 254.298.5702 Youth Services 254.298.5557 Online Catalog exploretpl.com M-TH 10:00am - 7:00pm F-Sat 10:00am - 6:00pm Sun 1:00 - 6:00pm

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS FOR BEGINNERS

Dungeons and Dragons has made a comeback, and your Temple Public Library staff are here to help you join in on the fun! Want to know the role of a dungeon master? Have you rolled a 20 sided die? Beginners are encouraged to attend, those who need a refresher are welcome to join, and everyone who shows up is expected to have a good time. For more information, contact the youth services desk at 254.298.5557. Ages 12 - 18 October 7; November 4; December 2; January 6; February 3 Thursdays 5:00pm FREE

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS

Join other young adults in the area for a monthly session of D&D (5th edition) with Library staff. These games are for intermediate to advanced players who want to join us in solving puzzles, battling monsters, and exploring the vast terrains of your imagination. Character sheets and supplies will be available, but feel free to bring your special set of dice or your mini figurines. For more information, contact the youth services desk at 254.298.5557. Ages 12 - 18 October 21; November 18; December 16; January 20; February 17 Thursdays 5:00pm FREE

ADULT LEGO CLUB

Join us at the Temple Public Library for creative Lego free building as well as conversations about our favorite bricks! Future meetings may include themes and set building, but free building is always welcome! We will meet every 2nd Saturday, starting in October, on the second floor of the Library. If you have questions, give us a call at 254.298.5557. 18+ October 9; November 13; December 11; January 8; February 12 Saturdays 11:00am - 12:30pm FREE

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100 W ADAMS AVE TEMPLE, TX 76501 • 254-298-5555 • EXPLORETPL.COM ADULT BOARD GAME GROUP

GREAT BOOKS CLUB

18+ February 16 Sundays 3:00 - 6:00pm FREE

18+ October 11; November 15; December 13; January 10; February 14 Mondays 6:00 - 7:30pm FREE

Join us every 3rd Sunday, starting in October, for an afternoon of euro-games, card games, traditional games, and more! Whether you are into Settlers of Catan, Magic the Gathering, or Scrabble, we have you covered. Bring your friends, make new ones while you are here, or play a round with Library staff. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557..

ALL AGES BOARD GAME GROUP Join us every 1st Sunday, starting in October, for an afternoon of games for all ages! Families are welcome to attend and play with one another or split up and make new friends (or enemies if you are playing Monopoly). For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557 January 19; February 16 Sundays 3:00 - 6:00pm FREE

FALL EXTRAVAGANZA

Join us for a multi - station Fall craft extravaganza. Make leaf lanterns, fall wreaths, decorate pumpkins, and so much more! This will be your one stop for DIY fall decorating this year, so get inspired and get to the Library on October 9. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557. 18+ Saturday, October 9; 2:00 - 4:00pm FREE

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The Great Books Club is dedicated to reading the seminal texts of Western Civilization. Join us once a month on the 2nd Monday of the month as we discuss the most influential works on the development of classical and modern Western civilization. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557

SHORT STORY READING GROUP

If you are short on time, but love a great book, join us for the Short Story Reading Group on the 3rd Monday of each Month. This group will read contemporary authors from the 20th century up through today, focusing on short stories and short novellas. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557. 18+ October 18; November 22; December 20; January 17; February 21 Mondays 6:00 - 7:30pm FREE

SECOND LOOK BOOK CLUB

Join us as we take a read and discuss novels that were critically acclaimed during their initial release. These books were so good, they deserve a second look. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557. 18+ October 4; November 8; December 6; January 3; February 7 Mondays 6:00 - 7:30pm FREE


100 W ADAMS AVE TEMPLE, TX 76501 • 254-298-5555 • EXPLORETPL.COM STORIES TO TELL: WOMEN’S WRITING GROUP

Come write with us! Join this all - women writing group as you explore your creative writing side on the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. We provide prompts and short writing exercises to help you get started. Feel free to write with your favorite pen and paper or your laptop - all we ask is that you silence your inner critic and join in the supportive and friendly atmosphere to uplift the other writers. Share your work if you would like, or listen and provide feedback. For more information, give us a call at 254.298.5557. 18+ October 14; October 28; November 11; November 25; December 9; January 13; January 27; February 10; February 24 Thursdays 1:00 - 2:30pm FREE

STEAM TEAM

Want to be part of our team? Join Miss Katie in a variety of science, math, engineering, artistic, and mathematical activities sure to test your skills and excite your creativity. For questions, give our youth services desk a call at 254.298.5557. 6 - 12 October 19; November 16; December 21; January 18; February 15 Tuesdays 4:15pm FREE

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD

Join our Teen Advisory Board! “What’s a Teen Advisory Board?” you may ask? It’s the chance for you to tell us what to do! Attend our meetings and not only will you have volunteer opportunities, but you will also be able to discuss programming and events you want to see at the library! So go ahead, boss us around! There will be snacks! We will meet every 2nd Monday in the Teen Space of the Library on the first floor. For questions, give our youth services desk a call at 254.298.5557.

TEEN CRAFT CORNER

Join us for Teen Craft Corner! Take a break from the stresses of school and life, and create something fun during our monthly craft program! Our crafts will include projects such as string art, painting, learning about artists and their techniques, mixed media, and so much more! All supplies provided. 12-18 October 25, November 22, December 27, January 24, February 28 5 PM – 6 PM FREE

MEDICARE 101

Have questions about Medicare? All are welcome to this FREE educational program. Medicare specialist Lee B. Green will provide an overview of Medicare and will answer questions, including: how do I sign up for Medicare? What does it cost? What are parts A, B, C, and D of the federal Medicare program? What’s the difference between a Medicare supplement and Medicare Advantage plan? 18+ October 12 11 AM – 1 PM FREE

BOOKS FOR LUNCH

Join the Literacy Council and Temple Public Library for author talks and book reviews during your lunch hour. Bring your own meal and enjoy the presentation and following Q & A. 18+ October 13, November 10, December 8, January 12, February 9 12 PM – 1 PM FREE

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100 W ADAMS AVE TEMPLE, TX 76501 • 254-298-5555 • EXPLORETPL.COM TRAVELING TEA

The Traveling Tea is a free monthly Tea subscription box specialized just for you by your Temple Public Library staff. How does it work? Sign up with us online to get started, then pick up your box from the adult reference desk on the second floor. Each box is themed to a place or time period and includes a hand-picked library book, 2 tea bags, snacks, and an information sheet. Sign-up is required. 18+ September 30 – October 3; November 4 – 7; December 1 – 5; January 6 – 9, February 3 – 6 FREE

PODCAST BRUNCH CLUB

Join your Library staff at FoxDog Café and Beer Garden to discuss the themed podcast playlist for the month. At the start of each month, visit our website to find the podcast episodes of the month, then meet us at FoxDog on the 3rd Sunday of the Month to discuss them as a group over a delicious coffee or brew. 18+ October 17, November 21, December 19, January 16, February 20 1 PM – 2 PM FREE (participants must purchase their own beverages)

HOMEMADE HOLIDAY

Get inspired with our multi-station homemade holiday program. Make winter wreaths, share recipes, and more. This is your one-stop for all your DIY holiday home decorating. 18+ December 11 2 PM – 4 PM FREE

DIY PRESENTS

Looking for some cool presents to give friends and family? Look no further! We will me making crafts, pampering items, and mor! Plus, we will have all of the goodies needed to wrap your gifts and get you ready for the holidays! 12 – 18 December 20 5 PM – 6 PM FREE 45 • PLAY BY PLAY


2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 ABOUT

The Wilson Park Recreation Center is the perfect facility for your next birthday party, corporate gathering, meeting or family reunion. The center features a game room, video game lounge, arts & crafts room, workout rooms, gymnasium and meeting spaces. Contact Wilson Park Recreation Center for rental rates and reservations.

HOURS OF OPERATION

LET LOOSE AT THE CABOOSE

Worried about your homework? Stressing about getting that resume perfect for your dream job? Looking for information on assistance programs? Join us at the Railroad and Heritage Museum for our first ever Let Loose at the Caboose. This will be a relaxing, safe space for teens and young adults to come and get homework assistance, resume crafting assistance, and information on benefits and local community assistance programs. Light refreshments will be available first come first serve. If you are a youth - you will need a membership to Wilson Park Recreation Center signed by a guardian. All adults must register onsite for this event as they attend but it will always be free! Please bring a valid form of photo identification to check in!

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm Sunday 1:00 - 8:00pm

COURSE # 600116-06 15+ Tuesday, October 12 4:00 - 5:00pm FREE

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MEETING

COURSE # 600116-07 15+ Tuesday, November 16 4:00 - 5:00pm FREE Location: Railroad & Heritage Museum

We want to hear from you! Join us for a light dinner and dessert as we discuss topics such as areas of focus in our community, upcoming events and programs, and needs. Community members of all ages are welcome to attend and let their voices be heard. Registration is required. COURSE # 600116-01 All Ages Friday, October 1 6:00 - 7:00pm FREE

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: HALLOWEEN ONE SHOT

Spooky scary skeleton sends shivers down your spine! It’s almost Halloween time so join us for this fun-filled fright fest as we fight through hoards of the undead, wicked witches, and fiendish ghouls. Please bring your completed character sheet, we’ll be following 5e standards. Light refreshments will be available while supplies last.

COMMUNITY LEADER SHOWCASE

Are you an active member of this community – or, would you like to be one? Join an informative trust building team that focuses on the betterment of our community. Community leaders, guests and community partners will provide information on upcoming programs and initiatives that are built to strengthen our citizens. COURSE # 600116-08 18+ Monday, October 11 6:00 - 8:00pm FREE

COURSE # 600117-01 18+ Saturday, October 9 3:00pm FREE

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WILSON PARK RECREATION CENTER 2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 VIRTUAL FIGHT NIGHT FRIDAY

Are you cracked at fighting games? Love a challenge and getting to know your community? Well get those button mashing fingers ready and join us for our new program – Virtual Fight Night Friday! Once a month we’ll host a fighting game tournament at Wilson Park Recreation Center. Bring your controllers and your A game for this fun filled evening – games will rotate monthly! Concessions will be available for purchase and rule sets will be defined per national tournament standards. STREET FIGHTER COURSE # 600120-01

18+ Friday, October 15 6:00 - 9:00 pm $5 per person

MORTAL KOMBAT COURSE # 600120-02

18+ Friday, November 19 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person

UPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE COURSE # 60120-03

18+ Friday, January 21 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person

ROCKET LEAGUE COURSE # 600120-04

18+ Friday, February 18 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person

CALL OF DUTY: COLD WAR COURSE # 600120-05

18+ Friday, March 11 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person

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WILSON 4 ON 4 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Do you and three of your friends love to ball? Join us for our inaugural Wilson Park Recreation Center 4 on 4 Basketball Tournament! We’ll have food trucks, inflatables and games for youth in attendance, and concessions. First place gets bragging rights and a trophy! Does your team have what it takes to win it all? COURSE # 600116-05 18+ Saturday, October 16 8:00am - 3:00pm $45 per team Register by September 17. Late Registration: September 18 - October 6

A VERY SPECIAL CRAFT – TRICK OR TREAT BAGS

Join us for a very special Halloween Craft! This program is designed for youth and young adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. Pre-registration is required as we will be making personalized Halloween Trick or Treat bags! Parents or guardians will be required to stay with their participant to ensure their comfort in the program. COURSE # 600121-01 15+ Wednesday, October 20 6:00 - 8:00pm $10 per person

HEALTH SCREENINGS

Get screened and learn about important safety facts, tips from local healthcare professionals, gain access to information from your community about overall health and wellness, as well as interactive care. COURSE # 50+ Monday, October 25 9:00am - 4:00pm FREE


2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 50+ 60 DAY WALK CHALLENGE

September was Healthy Aging Month which focused national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. We at the Wilson Park Recreation Center are proud to provide an opportunity to help you challenge yourself to maintain a fitness routine. Track your miles for the next 60 days after our kickoff event and compete with other seniors for prizes based on participation. COURSE # 600116-10 50+ October 29 - December 28 8:00 - 9:00 am FREE

A VERY SPECIAL THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION In the spirit of Thanksgiving, join us for a community event where we celebrate togetherness, thankfulness, and family. We will have a bunch of different themed activities and crafts, as well as some light refreshments to enjoy. This event is specifically for youth and young adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. COURSE # 600121-02 11+ Wednesday, November 10 6:00 - 8:00pm FREE

YOUTH ARCHERY DAY

For all those aspiring young archers, here is an opportunity to become like one of your favorite heroes. Do you want to shoot like Robin Hood, Hawkeye, or Katniss? Learn how to use Genesis and Recurve bows and join us for target practice for a day. COURSE # 600116-11 Ages 10 - 17 Saturday, November 13 1:00 - 4:00pm $5 per person Registration: October 4 - November 5

YOUTH SUMMIT WEEK

Spend time with other youth discussing culture, issues and ways of life. This is an opportunity for kids to gather in a safe environment and make new friends in the community! Join us for a light breakfast and some engaging discussion. The program is always free, but all youth must have a completed and signed membership!

A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

It’s a Very Special Christmas Celebration at Wilson Park Rec Center! Join us at this free community event for children with special needs and developmental disabilities and their families. This event is for children 21 and under, parents or guardians must be present with their participant. We will have toys from Santa, snacks, Christmas crafts and games, and light refreshments while supplies last. COURSE # 600121-03 Ages 5 - 21 Friday, December 10 6:00 – 9:00pm FREE

WINTER WONDERLAND AT WILSON

Ho! Ho! Ho! You’re all on Santa’s nice list! Santa’s coming to visit all the good little boys and girls at the Wilson Park Recreation Center. Join us for cookies, hot cocoa, gifts, and pictures during this special family event. Each child registered by 11/1 will receive a personalized gift. Event is FREE; however, registration is required. COURSE # 600116-13 Ages 0 - 18 Saturday, December 11 9:00 – 11:00 am FREE

THE BIG CATCH

Temple Parks & Recreation and Texas Parks & Wildlife are stocking Miller Park pond to the gills with Rainbow Trout this December. Enjoy a relaxing morning of fishing with family and friends and get ready to hook the big one! Fishing licenses will be waived by Texas Parks & Wildlife during the event with a signed waive. Plus, hotdogs, drinks and chips will be provided at the pavilion December 20 - December 22 FREE Location: Miller Park Pond

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WILSON PARK RECREATION CENTER 2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: KRAMPUS ONE SHOT

In Christmasland, December 25th is a well-beloved holiday. Boys and Girls write their lists to Santas in hopes that they will get all the toys they desire. But something foul is slowly taking over in Christmasland and trying to ruin Christmas. You and your team will work together with some mystical friends to find the Lair of the Krampus and put an end to his not so hollyjolly reign of terror. Please bring a developed character sheet, we will be playing on 5th edition rules. Light refreshments will be available while supplies last. COURSE # 600117-02 18+ Saturday, December 18 4:00pm FREE

WINTER YOUTH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Spend part of the holiday break with Wilson Park Recreation and earn community bragging rights! This tournament will bring youth basketball teams together for fun and friendly competition. The program is free, but all youth must have a completed and signed membership! For more information, please call 254.298.5740. COURSE # 600116-14 Ages 12 - 16 December 20 - 22 Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00pm FREE

FAMILY CHRISTMAS MOVIE NIGHT: HOME ALONE

Gather up the family for the newest tradition - Family Christmas Movie Night at Wilson Park Recreation Center! Bring your best Christmas Pajamas and a blanket and sleeping bag as we nestle in to watch Home Alone! Refreshments will be provided while supplies last! COURSE # 600116-15 Thursday, December 23 6:00 - 8:00pm $2 per person Registration Date: November 1 – December 10

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MALE MENTORSHIP WEEK

Spend part of the holiday break with tons of fun activities such as leadership, character building, growth and development, and more! This is an opportunity for kids to gather in a safe environment and make new friends in the community! The program is always free, but all youth must have a completed and signed membership! For more information, please call 254-298-5740 COURSE # 600116-16 Ages 10 - 16 December 27 – 29 Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00pm FREE

NEW YEAR’S EVE LOCK IN

Looking to do something fun on New Year’s Eve? Come join us for an all - Night Party Lock - In. We will do some cool activities like, spike ball, ga - ga ball, climbing wall, awesome special events and many more activities and active games. Dinner and snacks will be provided. For more information, call 254-298- 5740. COURSE # Ages 10 - 17 Friday, December 31 7:00pm - 7:00am $15 per person Registration Date: November 1 - December 10

A VERY SPECIAL NEW YEAR CRAFT – CUSTOM CALENDARS

Let’s ring in the new year together and set some goals with our own custom calendars! This program is designed for youth and young adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. We will be creating calendars for 2022 with our decorations and designs for January through December. This will be a fun keepsake for you and your family to track all of your activities for the new year! Parents or guardians must be present with their participant to ensure they have the best time possible! COURSE # 600121-04 10+ Wednesday, January 5 6:00 - 8:00pm $5 per person


2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 WISON PARK FAMILY DAY

Calling all families! Looking for something fun to do on a Saturday afternoon with your school-aged kiddos? Come make amazing art, participate in games and have a meal with our staff at Wilson Park Rec Center! COURSE # 600116-18 Saturday, January 8 11:00am - 2:00pm $2 Per Person

TEEN ADVENTURE NIGHT

So you want to learn how to Play some creative adventure activities? Come to adventure night at Wilson Park Recreation Center. We will play station games like GaGa Ball, Double Four Square, Bocce, Spike Ball, Climbing Wall, and Table Ball. Come join us for a night of Fun! COURSE # 600116-19 Ages 10 - 15 Saturday, January 8 6:00 - 9:00pm $5 per person Registration: December 13 - January 7

MLK DAY OF SERVICE

Each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is observed as a “day on, not a day off”. This event is intended to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems, and move us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community”. We will be cleaning up litter in James Wilson Park and the surrounding area. Let’s come together and make our community even more beautiful! Gloves, trash pickers, and wagons will be available – please wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. COURSE # 600116-20 Monday, January 17 10:00am - 1:00pm FREE

CHINESE NEW YEAR

2022 Is the Year of the Tiger! The Tiger is a zodiac animal that is known for its courage and love of adventure and a good challenge! We’ll ring in the Chinese New Year while learning traditions and celebrating the beauty of this holiday. There will be activities for all ages, so bring the whole family! Snacks and activities, while supplies last. No Registration Required

A VERY SPECIAL FRIEND’S VALENTINE DANCE

Join us for our first ever Very Special Friend’s Valentine’s Dance! This event is specifically for youth and young adults with special needs and developmental disabilities. This dance will be in a controlled environment with an emphasis on sensory friendly, with music and lighting at reasonable levels. Friends should come in their best dresses and ties and enjoy their time on this special night! Light refreshments will be available, and pictures will be taken to have a keepsake from this special night! COURSE # 600121-05 18+ Wednesday, February 9 6:00 - 9:00pm $10 per person

DAY OF FITNESS

Come to the Wilson Park Recreation Center for a full day of Fitness and Fun! We’ll have a schedule jam packed with all kinds of activities to get the blood pumping and your bodies moving! From Boxing to Zumba and in between, we hope that you all will join us for this free fitness showcase! Come for a part or stay for the whole event! Lunch will be provided to all registrants but be sure to bring your own water bottle and some comfortable clothes and shoes! COURSE # 600116-21 Saturday, February 12 8:00am - 5:00pm FREE Registration: January 10 – February 1

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WILSON PARK RECREATION CENTER 2205 CURTIS B. ELLIOTT DR • 254.298.5740 PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Enjoy a well-deserved Valentine’s night out while your children get a fun-filled evening with their peers at our Parents’ Night Out. While you go out to dinner or take advantage of an empty house, your children will do crafts, make friends, and enjoy dinner and dessert in the care of our trained staff. COURSE # 00116-21 Ages 5-14 Monday, February 14 5:00 - 9:00 pm $15 per person

HOLI CELEBRATION

Holi is one of the most revered and celebrated festivals of India. Often called “the festival of love”, Holi brings people together to unite and forget all resentments. This vibrant festival is known for its colorful powders, which are said to help bring joy and positivity, as families and friends gather together to play. Join us as we learn about and celebrate this beautiful ceremony of Love. This event will culminate in a large Holi Powder party (each participant will receive a bag of colored powder to use) so please wear a white shirt and a towel or change of clothes afterwards. COURSE # 600116-23 All Ages Saturday, March 19 10:00am – 12:00pm FREE

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: OSTARA ONE SHOT

In the Mythical Realm of Celtos, the Goddess Ostara oversees the balance of the wheel of the year and her rebirth represents the coming of Spring. However, Mabon the Goddess of Autumn is tired of being overshadowed by her beautiful sister and she’s looking to usurp her! You and your comrades are a rag- tag team that will adventure across the lands of Celtos to recover the kidnapped princess and return spring to the realm! Please bring a completed character sheet, we will be playing with 5th edition rules. Light refreshments will be available while supplies last. COURSE # 600117-03 18+ Saturday, March 12 4:00pm FREE

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FOLKLORICO

Learn about the history and culture of Mexican Folklorico dancing! In this bilingual class for beginning and intermediate/advanced students (ages 7+), women and men will be invited to learn Mexican Folklorico steps and dances. Classes will be available by ability - to be determined by instructor. Students will be required to have hard soled shoes and a skirt. Masks will be required and online classes will be available in the event of a determined shut down. There will be a possibility for a public performance. For more information, including information on supplies, please email Anna Pineda at bf.tierram@gmail.com or visiting facebook.com/ tierrametizabf There will be a break in session for Thanksgiving week. COURSE # 6600118-01 BEGINNERS 7+ Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm $40 for semestser COURSE # 600118-02 INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED 7+ Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:15pm $40 for the semester


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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG!

SATURDAY OCTOBER 2 6:30PM - 10PM • MILLER PARK GRAB YOUR BLANKETS, LAWN CHAIRS, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS FOR A FREE SATURDAY MOVIE IN THE PARK. FESTIVITIES KICK OFF AT 6:30PM. MOVIES START AT SUNDOWN. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT TEMPLEPARKS.COM


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HAUNTED HAYRIDES 6:00 - 10:00PM TICKETS ON SALE STARTING OCTOBER 1 @ TEMPLEPARKS.COM

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Runway Classic Trail Run TEMPLE PARKS FOUNDATION

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021 Draughon-miller Central Texas Regional Airport › Walk-up registration begins at 6:30 am › Races begin promptly at 7:45 am

For more information please visit runsignup.com  and enter Temple Parks Foundation in the search field. 

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FRIGHT FEST “CREEP THRU” NO TRICKS ONLY TREATS! JOIN US FOR A SPOOKY EVENING OF TRICK OR TREATING, ARTS AND CRAFTS AND ALL-AROUND FUN FOR THE KIDS!

Saturday, October 30 6:00 - 8:00pm • FREE Santa Fe Plaza


The City of Temple’s 75th Annual Christmas Parade one of the largest lighted Christmas parades in Texas. We hope you and your family will join us for this magical holiday tradition and help welcome Santa Claus to Downtown Temple!


Bend of the River Christmas

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T I C K E T S O N S A L E D E C E M B E R 1 AT T E M P L E PA R K S . C O M Join us at the Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River for this hometown holiday event that will feature snow slides, Cowboy Santa, a snow party, and tons of other activities along with yummy treats from our vendors.


NOVEMBER 20, 2021 - JANUARY 15, 2022 TUESDAY - SATURDAY 10:00M - 4:00PM ADULT $4.00, OVER 60 $3.00, AGE 5 -12 $2.00 FREE ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY WITH I.D. AND CHILDREN UNDER 5. RAILROAD AND HERITAGE MUSEUM, 315 W. AVE B, TEMPLE, TX. 63 • PLAY BY PLAY


JANUARY 28 - MARCH 16 TUESDAY - SATURDAY 10:00M - 4:00PM

ADULT $4.00, OVER 60 $3.00, AGE 5 -12 $2.00 FREE ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY WITH I.D. AND CHILDREN UNDER 5. RAILROAD AND HERITAGE MUSEUM, 315 W. AVE B, TEMPLE, TX. PLAY BY PLAY • 64


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PARK ENJOY A DAY OF FOOD, MUSIC AND GOOD OLD FASHION GAMES LIKE POTATO SACK RACES, HOOLA HOOP CONTEST, THREE LEGGED RACES AND MORE!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Enjoy a day of Food, Music and good old fashion games like potato sack races, 11:00 - 2:00PM • FREE hoola hoop contest, three legged races and more!

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FEBRUARY 4 & 5 • 6:00 - 9:00PM TICKETS GO ON SALE JANUARY 1, 2022. GET YOUR TICKETS ONLINE @ TEMPLEPARKS.COM BEFORE THEY SELL OUT!

MAYBORN CONVENTION CENTER YOUNG LADIES 18 & UNDER AND WITH THEIR DADS WILL SHARE A NIGHT FULL OF FUN, DANCING, AND LAUGHTER WHILE CREATING A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED, AND DAUGHTERS WILL ALSO RECEIVE A SPECIAL GIFT.

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MARCH 19 • 12:00 - 4:00PM SANTA FE PLAZA

Friendly, well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome - don’t fur-get, owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. For health and safety reasons, pets must remain on leash throughout the event and handlers must be at least 10 years old. Adoptions, vendors, demonstrations & more! For more information visit templeparks.com 67 • PLAY BY PLAY


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APRIL 29 & 30 SANTE FE PLAZA MARKET TRAIL THE YARD FOOD TRUCK PLAZA MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. FESTIVAL GROUNDS DOWNTOWN TEMPLE

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Fall/Winter 2021 Play By Play  

Learn about Temple Parks & Recreation's Fall/Winter programming and events in this edition of the Play By Play.

Fall/Winter 2021 Play By Play  

Learn about Temple Parks & Recreation's Fall/Winter programming and events in this edition of the Play By Play.

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