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FALL 2016

SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER

Family Scavenger • • Recreation ProgramsHunt, 7-14 Page 13 Sunday Tea Dances, 27 • • Special Events - Pages Page 12, 22-32


Let us express our sincere thanks for your continued support of the Summit during a difficult time in May & June. We cordially invite you and your friends to an open house on Saturday, August 20, 10am-4pm. Enjoy special classes, plenty of family fun, door prizes and more!

Summit Recreation Center- Welcome Home!!

Contact Info: • Summit Recreation Center • 620 Fryers Creek Circle • Temple, TX 76504 (254)298-5348 • www.TempleSummit.com


6th Annual Carlson Law Firm

THANKSGIVING DAY

TURKEY TROT5K Pepper Creek Trail

Thursday, November 24th at 8am

• Pre-registration closes November 16 • Dri-Fit shirt guaranteed if registered by November 2 • Race day registration available for additional fee

REGISTER ONLINE @ RACETEMPLE.COM


C O N T E N T S

Parks & Recreation.......................... 5-6 Recreation Programs.................... 7-14 Temple Police.................................... 15 Summit Recreation Center .........16-17 The Zone............................................ 18 Volunteer Opportunities................. 19 Fitness & Wellness...................... 20-21 Hike & Bike Trails.............................. 24 Special Events........................12, 22-32 Library............................................... 33 Sammons Golf Course.................34-35

Sports & Athletics........................36-37 Sammons Community Center.......... 39 Gober Party House........................... 39 Railroad & Heritage Museum.....40-41 Aquatics........................................42-43 Facility Rental..............................44-45 Temple Parks & Facilities.............46-49 Wilson Park Recreation Center........ 50 Blackmon Community Center......... 50 Project Updates................................ 51

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P A R K S & R E C R E A T I O N

Administration Office • 254.298.5690 2 N. Main Street, Ste. 201 Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Blackmon Community Center • 254.298.5630 1807 Curtis B. Elliott Drive Monday – Friday, 3:30-8pm

Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center • 254.298.5720

Temple City Council

3303 N. 3rd Street Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Mayor of Temple Danny Dunn

Gober Party House • 254.298.5690

Tim Davis District 1

1516 West Avenue H Friday – Sunday, 8am-Midnight, Rentals Only

Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum • 254.298.5172

Judy Morales District 2

315 West Avenue B Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm

Perry Cloud Mayor-Pro-Tem District 3

Sammons Golf Course • 254.771.2030 2727 West Adams Monday – Sunday, 7am-8pm

Mike Pilkington District 4

Sammons Community Center • 254.298.5403 2220 West Avenue D Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

City Manager Jonathan Graham

Sammons Park Indoor Pool • 254.298.5930 2220 West Avenue D Monday – Thursday, 5:30am-8pm Friday, 5:30am-3pm Saturday, 12-3pm

Assistant City Manager Brynn Myers Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Lacy Adams Scott Allen John Bailey Roney Castor Fabian Gomez Scott Kiella Albert Nebgen Dr. Marc Smith James Stafford

Summit Recreation Center • 254.298.5348

620 Fryers Creek Circle Monday – Thursday 5am-10pm Friday, 5am-8pm Saturday, 8am-6pm Sunday, Noon to 6pm

Temple Visitor Center • 254.298.5900

315 West Avenue B Tuesday – Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-4pm

Wilson Park Recreation Center • 254.298.5740 2205 Curtis B. Elliott Drive Monday – Friday, 8am-9pm Saturday, 9am-2pm Sunday, 1pm-8pm

Parks & Recreation Director Kevin Beavers, CPRP

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P A R K S & R E C R E A T I O N

REGISTER NOW! Online Registration is quick, easy, and secure! • Go to www.templeparks.com • Click Online Registration • Log in with your username and password

First Time Registering Online? • Go to www.templeparks.com • Click Online Registration • Click Need An Account and fill out the short form

Wilson Park Recreation Center 2205 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.

Sammons Community Center 2220 W Avenue D

Summit Recreation Center 620 Fryers Creek Circle

254.298.5740

254.298.5403

254.298.5348

Once logged in, you can browse all available programs, or view by type, date, or search by name of program. Add your favorite programs to your cart and pay with your credit card.

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.

Facilities

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.

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

VISION STATEMENT

All facility participants are expected to follow the rules of the facilities. Disregard or abuse of facility rules may result in removal by staff or police from the facility for a designated length of time or permanently.

Our vision is to be the standard of excellence and innovation in providing Temple’s residents and visitors with superior parks, facilities, recreational programs, and to be professionally recognized.

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to provide our residents and visitors with creative programs, quality parks/facilities and exceptional service to improve their quality of life.

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PRESCHOOL

R E C R E A T I O N

Got Goo?

Who’s in the mood for some messy, Halloween, hands-on fun? This Halloween themed class will let children express themselves with lots of ooey, gooey fun. Please wear old clothes that can get messy! Parents are encouraged to participate. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

10/25

2-6 T 10-11am 10/21 $6 201600-01

Time

Register by Fee

Course #

Location: Gober Party House

Kids Kraft: Halloween

Spiders, bats, pumpkins and more! Scare up some fun while making spooky Halloween crafts and enjoying snacks. Wear your favorite Halloween shirt and join the fun. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

10/31

2-6 M 10-11:30am

Time

Register by Fee 10/26

$6

P R O G R A M S

Course # 201600-02

Location: Gober Party House

Dinosaurs in December Kids Kraft: Christmas

Enjoy a morning of Christmas themed crafts! We will have a variety of crafts to keep your little one busy along with lots of holiday fun. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee

12/20

2-6 T 10-11:30am 12/16

Course #

$6 203600-01

Location: Gober Party House

Preschool Playdate

Looking for a place for your next playdate? Every second Tuesday of the month, the Gober Party House will be open for kids and their parents to play. There will be a variety of games, activities and crafts to keep the kids engaged and having fun. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

9/13 10/11 11/8

2-6 T 9-10:30am 2-6 T 9-10:30am 2-6 T 9-10:30am

Time

Register by Fee 9/9 10/7 11/4

Course #

$2 200600-20 $2 200600-21 $2 200600-22

Location: Gober Party House

Ninja Kids

Ninja Kids teaches the basics of Bujinkan Martial Arts in a fun environment. Students learn basic moves that correspond with the character-building values like respect and self-discipline. This is a 1-month session and class meets every Wednesday. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee

Course #

9/7-9/28 3-5 W 4:30-5:05pm 9/2 $40 200600-23 10/5-10/26 3-5 W 4:30-5:05pm 9/30 $40 200600-24 11/2-11/30 3-5 W 4:30-5:05pm 10/28 $40 200600-25

Location: Gober Party House

Come experience the wonderful world of dinosaurs this December! Children will enjoy learning exciting new things about dinosaurs and science. Unearth dinosaur bones and fossils, make dino-mite crafts, and play some fun dinosaur games. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

12/2

2-6

Time

Register by Fee

F 10-11:30am

11/28

$6

Course # 203600-02

Location: Gober Party House

Tiny Tumblers

Join in 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. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

9/12-10/3 3-7 10/17-11/7 3-7 11/14-12/12 3-7

M M M

Time

Register by Fee

4-5pm 4-5pm 4-5pm

9/9 10/14 11/10

$27 $27 $27

Course # 200600-26 200600-27 200600-28

Location: Gober Party House

Fire Safety Fun Day

Join in for a fun and educational morning as children meet real life firefighters, explore a fire truck, and participate in fun, fire safety activities. Reinforcing fire safety practices with preschool aged children helps to ensure they will know what to do in case of an emergency. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

10/7

2-6 F 10-11:30am

Time

Register by Fee 10/3

Course #

Free 201600-03

Location: Central Fire Station (210 N. 3rd)

Turkey Day Table Art

Need some centerpieces for your big Thanksgiving dinner? What could be better than an adorable handmade craft made by your little turkey? In this class, participants will make different types of table art for you to display at Thanksgiving. Get ready for some terrific turkey day fun! For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

11/18

2-6 F 10-11:30am

Time

Register by Fee 11/16

Course #

$6 202600-01

Location: Gober Party House

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R E C R E A T I O N

Temple Youth Sports Associations CENTEX YOUTH SOCCER (254) 791-4625 www.centexstorm.com TEMPLE YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION (254) 727-1634 www.templeyouthbaseball.com

P R O G R A M S

CENTRAL TEXAS YOUTH SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION (254) 541-9677 www.leaguelineup.com/ctysa

YOUTH

Youth Taijutsu

Princess Tea Party

Gowns, crowns, and sweet treats too - nothing short of a princess tea party will do! All tea party guests will be treated as royalty at this girls only party. All VIPs (Very Important Princesses) should dress in their finest princess attire as we enjoy tea, snacks, a beauty makeover, arts & crafts, and games. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee

Course

11/19 3-7 Sa 10-11:30am 11/9 $15 202601-01

Location: Gober Party House

Come and learn about the history and culture of Mexican folklorico dancing! In this beginner class, students will be taught basic footwork and skirt work. Students will need to bring hard-soled shoes. More details regarding costume and a year-end performance will be covered in class. Registration is for the entire semester and includes a T-shirt. Instructor: Hannah Gomez. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Age

9/2-12/16

8-15

Day

Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/7-10/3 5-16 M&W 5:30-6:15pm 9/1 10/12-11/7 5-16 M&W 5:30-6:15pm 10/12 11/9-12/12 5-16 M&W 5:30-6:15pm 11/9

Course #

$60 200601-21 $60 200601-22 $60 200601-23

Location: Gober Party House

Superhero Snack Party

Folklorico I

Date

Taijutsu relies on naturally efficient body movement, rather than strength or speed. Students use these methods to learn to successfully deal with various self defense situations. Learn the skills to move your body naturally and efficiently by leaping, tumbling, and climbing in a fun atmosphere. Previous martial arts experience is not required. For more information, call 254.298.5474.

Time

Register by Fee Course #

F 5:30-6:30pm 9/22

Location: Blackmon Community Center

$40 200601-20

Come dressed as your favorite superhero and hang out with Spiderman, Batman, and other Superhero friends. Eat some super snacks, make amazing crafts, and play incredible games! For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee

Course #

11/12 3-7 Sa 10-11:30am 11/2 $15 202601-02

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Kids Kraft: Paper Mache Party

It’s time to get messy with paper mache! This a great opportunity for parents and children to spend some creative quality time together, resulting in an amazing paper mache masterpiece. This is a 2-part class: Part 1 will be the paper mache crafting session. The projects will dry overnight and Part 2 will be decorating. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee Course #

10/14 & 10/15 5-10 F&Sa 6-7:30pm & 9-11am

9/23

$9 201601-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

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Make A Mum

Two bits, four bits, six bits a dollar, all for Homecoming, stand up and holler! Football season is here and homecoming is right around the corner. Make your own personalized, handmade mum or garter to wear to the big game. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity and school spirit. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Age

Day

Time

9/10 8 and up Sa

9-11am

Register by Fee 9/7

Course #

$25

212601-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Homeschoolers come enjoy a day of adventure games, a climbing wall challenge, and many other great activities. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Age

Day

Time

9/23 10/21 11/18 12/16

5 – 13 5 – 13 5 – 13 5 - 13

F F F F

8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm 8am - 5pm

Register by Fee 9/22 10/20 11/17 12/15

Course#

$12/day $12/day $12/day $12/day

600606-01 600606-02 600606-03 600606-04

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Learn how to enjoy nature and take in the beauty of the Texas country at Mother Neff State Park. Spend the day hiking, learning about plant life and the various wild animals. All skill levels are welcome to gain adventures and memories. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Instructor: Peanut Henderson. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Age Day

12/9

5 – 13

F

Date Age Day Time

Fee

Course#

12/19-1/3 5–13 M-F 7am-6pm $12/day 600611-01

Time

Register by

8am - 2pm

12/8

Youth Kayak

Experience the great outdoors this fall as we head to Fort Parker State Park for a day full of kayaking and hiking. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

10/15 7–13 Sa 8am-5pm

10/14

Course#

$12 600601-01

Location: Meet at Wilson Rec Center

P R O G R A M S

Youth Hiking & Fishing

Homeschool Skills: Hiking

Date

Looking for some fun over the Christmas holidays? Join us for some cool activities like spike ball, archery, ga-ga ball, skating, disc golf, racquetball, hiking, foil cooking, slack lining, and many more activities and active games. For more information, call 254.298.5740.

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Home School Day Camp Date

R E C R E A T I O N

Camp Holidaze Adventure Winter Camp

Fee

Course#

$12/day 600606-05

Location: Meet at Wilson Rec Center then shuttle to Mother Neff State Park

Gone Fishin’! We’re headed to Fairfield Lake State Park for a day of fishing, hiking, and outdoor fun during this fantastic fall weather. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by Fee

10/22 7–13 Sa 8am-5pm

Course#

10/21 $12 600601-02

Location: Meet at Wilson Rec Center

New Years EVE Youth Lock-In

Join the party this New Year’s Eve and ring in the new year with us at this ALL NIGHT PARTY LOCK-IN! We will listen to some great music, play some cool games like spike ball, ga-ga ball, and many more activities and active games. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date Age Day Time Fee Course# 12/31-1/1 5–13 Sa-Su 7pm-7am $17 600601-03

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Christmas Craft Day Camp

‘Tis the season for some Christmas crafting fun! Drop your child off for a day of crafting with friends. Santa, candy canes, reindeer, and stockings are just a few festive creations the kids will make. Please bring a sack lunch. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Age Day

12/19

5 – 13

M

Time

Register by Fee

9am-3pm

12/14

$25

Course# 203606-01

Location: Gober Party House

Teens

Camp Explore

Parents, save those vacation days during teacher workdays and bring your kids to Camp Explore. Participants will experience adventure based outdoor activities such as team building games, hiking, and arts & crafts. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date

Age Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Course#

10/10 5–13 M 7am-6pm ongoing $12 600610-01 11/7-21 5–13 W 7am-6pm ongoing $12 600610-02 11/21-23 5–13 M-W 7am-6pm ongoing $12 600610-03

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Positively Pink Girls Club

Join this GIRLS ONLY enrichment group! Participants will become more self-confident and improve self-esteem, while learning new skills in this non-threatening environment. This group will allow your daughters a safe and fun place to be girls and develop lasting friendships! Each week will feature different activities such as cooking, arts, crafts, jewelry making, etc. The club meets every Wednesday afternoon. Instructor: Starry Counseling and Parks & Recreation Staff. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/7-9/28 8-15 W 4:15-6pm 10/5-10/26 8-15 W 4:15-6pm 11/2-11/30 8-15 W 4:15-6pm

9/5 10/3 10/31

Course #

Free 200602-20 Free 200602-21 Free 200602-22

Location: Blackmon Community Center

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R E C R E A T I O N

Make a Difference! Become a Volun-Teen

Microsoft Excel

Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community? Join us as we set off and lend a hand to different organizations including Community Planting, Meals on Wheels, and more! For more information, call 254.298.5474.

P R O G R A M S

Date

Age

9/17 10/15 11/19

10-15 Sa 9:30-11:45am 9/14 10-15 Sa 11am-1pm 10/12 10-15 Sa 8:30-11am 11/16

Day

Time

Register by Fee

Course #

FREE 200602-23 FREE 200602-24 FREE 200602-25

Excel is a spreadsheet computer program that allows users to store, organize and analyze information using worksheets, charts and graphs. Experience first-hand how Excel makes it easy to work with many different kinds of data to help keep your business and/or everyday life organized. Basic computer knowledge is required to enroll in this hands-on course. For more information, call 254.298.5403. Date

Day

Time

Register by

10/4-10/13 T,Th 1:30-4:30pm

9/30

Fee

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Location: Sammons Community Center

Cake Wars

Computer Classes on Demand

Are you ready for the challenge? Find a partner and come join the fun. You and your partner will work together and create a fantastic themed cake to take home and show off. You will need to bring one plain 9x13” cake. Themes will be handed out at the beginning of the class and the participants will have 1 hour to create their masterpiece. All decorating items will be provided. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date Age Day

Time

Register by

12/22 10-15 Th 6-7:30pm

12/19

Fee

Course #

$5per person 203602-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Folklorico II

In this advanced course, students will continue building upon their Mexican Folklorico dance skills and be taught at a faster pace. Students need to have successfully completed Folklorico I and have the basics mastered, or have instructor approval. Students will need to bring hard-soled shoes. More details regarding costumes and a year-end performance will be covered in class. Registration is for the entire semester and includes a T-shirt. Instructor is Anna Pineda. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Day

9/2-12/16

Time

Register by

F 6:30-7:30pm 8/22

Fee

Course #

$40 200602-26

Adult What’s For Dinner?

That is the haunting question that tends to torment all cooks in the kitchen from time to time. Join Chef Rick as he shares ideas and recipes to create easy, yet healthy meals while making use of what’s in the refrigerator, pantry or cabinet. Even alternative appliances will be put to use for a quick, tasty meal. It will be our own version of the Food Channel’s popular program “Chopped”. For more information, call 254.298.5403. 10/17 & 10/24

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Course #

M

5:30-8pm

10/10

$29

501653-32

Location: Sammons Community Center

Beginning Computers

Computers do not have to be intimidating. Take time to master the very basics of a computer. Instructor Mark Cyr offers a perfect solution for those with little or no computer experience. This hands-on course focuses on very simple computer terms and usage in a small and relaxed atmosphere. For more information, call 254.298.5403. Date

Day

9/13-9/22

T,Th 1:30-4:30pm

Time

Location: Sammons Community Center

Sammons Community Center offers a wide variety of special interest computer classes to suit any personal or professional needs. With registration of four students or more, we can easily create a class to meet those needs. Call us today with your request at 254.298.5403.

Dancing With the Starz Ballroom Dance

Shall we dance? Couples, discover the fun and wonderful world of ballroom dance. Whether it’s your first spin around the dance floor or a refresher course for more advanced dancers, this course is designed for all skill levels. Enjoy great music and an energetic instructor; a variety of different steps are offered throughout the months as listed below. New turns and combinations will challenge returning couples. Led by Certified Ballroom Dance Instructor Lillian Nash. For more information or availability for singles, call 254.298.5403. Date

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Course#

9/6-9/27 T 6:30-8pm 8/30 $30 512652-22 Waltz

Location: Sammons Community Center

Line Dance for Beginners

No dance partner? No problem! Don’t be a wallflower, get out on that dance floor and scoot your boots. Learn some of the more popular line dances and impress your friends at one of our bi-weekly country and western dances. Enjoy great country tunes in a relaxed, fun environment. No partner or experience necessary. For more information call 254.298.5403.

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Date

Course#

$49 501651-13

Register by 9/9

Fee

Course#

$49 512651-11

Date

Day

9/1-9/29 10/4-10/27 11/1-11/29

T,Th 10:15-11:15am T,Th 10:15-11:15am T,Th 10:15-11:15am

Time

Register by 8/30 9/30 10/30

Fee

Course#

$25 512652-25 $25 501652-25 $25 502652-25

Location: Sammons Community Center

Painting & Drawing Workshop With Barbara

Capture the changing of the seasons. Grab those brushes and join our creative, motivational instructor in this progressive art workshop. This popular class is designed to allow students of all levels to paint and draw or just improve their skills. Individual instructions based upon skill levels. No previous experience necessary. Instructor: Barbara Wilson, Proprietor of Wilson’s School of Art with almost 35 years of experience. For more information, call 254.298.5403. Date

Day

9/6-9/27 T 9/7-9/28 W 9/1-9/29 Th 10/4-10/25 T 10/5-10/26 W 10/6-10/27 Th 11/1-11/29 T 11/2-11/30 W 11/3-11/17 Th

Time

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12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm 12-2pm

8/30 8/30 8/30 9/30 9/30 9/30 10/30 10/30 10/30

Fee

Course#

$40 512657-71 $40 512657-72 $40 512657-73 $40 501657-71 $40 501657-72 $40 501657-73 $40 502657-71 $40 502657-72 $40 502657-73

Location: Sammons Community Center

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R E C R E A T I O N

Taijutsu for Adults

DIY Hand Knit Infinity Scarf in an Hour

With the weather getting cooler, it’s a perfect time to learn how to knit a stylish infinity scarf to wrap around your neck. These warm handmade accessories are so quick to make that you will want one in every color and texture. DIY scarves make excellent gifts for the holidays. No knitting needles or previous knitting experience necessary and go home with your very own scarf! For more information call 254.298.5740. Date

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Course#

10/20

Th

6:30-8pm

10/18

$15

601602

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Unlike most Marial Arts training at the Temple Bujinkan Dojo is conducted in a friendly and noncompetitive atmosphere. Under the guidance of black belt instructors, students train together assisting each other in learning the techniques. Because Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu relies on naturally efficient body movement rather than strength or speed to overcome an attacker, the training is safe, stimulating, and accessible to any adult regardless of age, physical condition or previous martial art experience. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee Course #

9/12-10/3 16&up M&W 6:30-7:15pm 9/1 10/17-11/7 16&up M&W 6:30-7:15pm 10/12 11/14/12/12 16&up M&W 6:30-7:15pm 11/9

$60 200603-10 $60 200603-11 $60 200603-12

Location: Gober Party House

Gaylord ICE Day Trip

The Gaylord Texan Resort brings the magic of a winter wonderland indoors with its annual ICE! exhibit. ICE! features more than 2 million pounds of colorful, hand-carved ice sculptures, over one-and-a-half million twinkling lights, 12,000 ornaments, a 52-foot-tall rotating Christmas tree, and a life-sized gingerbread house! Pile on a heavy parka (provided, but dress warm and bring a pair of gloves) and stroll through a maze of themed ice sculptures. Over 40 ice sculptors have carved 2 million pounds of ice into symbols of Christmas as well as animated holiday characters. There are also huge ice slides to ride down! Price includes transportation and admission ticket. Lunch and other extras are on your own. Spots are extremely limited and van will leave promptly at 8:00am. For more information call 254.298.5733. Date

Day

Time

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Course#

12/3

Sa

8am-5pm

11/28

$35

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Senior Adults

Country & Western Dances

P R O G R A M S

Howdy y’all! Scoot your boots and tap your feet to the great music of local country and western bands on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. For each dance you are encouraged to bring a favorite finger food to share and we will provide punch and coffee at the intermission. Admission $5 each at the door. Singles and couples are all welcomed. Membership is not required. Please note that there will only be one dance per month for November and December. For more information, call 254.298.5403. Date 9/8-12/8

Day 2nd & 4th Th

Time Fee

6:30-9:30pm

$5

Location: Sammons Community Center

Location: Gober Party House

Flower Power: Fresh Fall Arrangement

Are you interested in learning the basics of floral design and working with flowers and foliage that are in season? Then Flower Power is for you! Creating your own floral design and learning to choose the right combination of flowers are just some of what you will learn in this hands-on class. Fee includes all supplies. Instructors: Seleese Mann & Precious Memories Staff. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Day

Time

These two federal programs play a large part in the retirement of most Americans. In this educational workshop a trained advisor will explain how Medicare works and what to expect with each of the plan options. Additional information on Social Security benefits will also be presented. Understanding Fee Course # the details of these programs and how they fit into one’s specific plans for $35 201603-01 the future is a crucial part in intelligent planning. For more information, call 254.298.5403.

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Location: Precious Memories Flower & Gift Shop

Date Day

Wreath Making 101

Nothing says welcome like a festive holiday wreath on your front door. What is even more special is if it’s a handmade original. Learn to make your own creative, fun, and festive wreath. Bring a blank wreath and we will supply the rest. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date 9/16

Day F

Time

Register by

Fee

6-7:30pm 9/14

Course #

Food, fun, and fellowship! Spend an evening learning how to cook everything from main courses to desserts. This month you will learn to make your own homemade tamales just in time for the holidays. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Day F

Time

Sa T

Register by

Fee

6-8:30pm 11/16

Course #

$19 202603-01

Location: Sammons Community Center

Circle of Friends Crochet Group

Warmth and happiness abound, not only from the brightly-colored crocheted

Date Day

Time

Fee

9/7-12/14

1-3pm

Free

W

Location: Sammons Community Center

Quilting Bees

Quilting is trending again, come see what all of the buzz is about! Master creating a priceless family heirloom using modern notions that can be admired for years to come or help others complete their projects. Whether a beginner or a seasoned quilter, all are welcome to join in the weekly activities. For more information, call 254.298.5403.

Location: Gober Party House

Date Day

Time

Fee

9/12-12/12

1-4pm

Free

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once a week to create beautiful, handmade, crocheted items which are then donated to local nursing homes, hospitals, and hospice centers. For more information, call 254.298.5403.

Cooking Club: Tamales

11/18

9/10 9/13

$19 212603-01 blankets, but from the hearts of this unique group. This circle of friends meets

Location: Gober Party House

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Healthy Aging Month ABRACADABRA! Magic Act Join us for a magical evening as we kick off Healthy Aging Month this September. Watch closely and laugh out loud as a strolling magician performs sleight of hand card and coin tricks that will amaze and amuse everyone. Don’t forget to gather your friends and step inside the onsite photo booth! Pick your hat and glasses, pose, “say cheese” and the photo booth will do the rest. Take home a memory from this fun and memorable night! Magician performs from 6:308:30pm. Photo booth available from 6-9pm. This event is open to the public. For a calendar of activities happening during Healthy Aging Month this September, visit TempleParks.com or facebook.com/sammonscenter. Date Day Time Fee 9/1 Th 6-9pm Free Location: Sammons Community Center

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Marilyn Monroe Tribute Show Celebrate the conclusion of Healthy Aging Month and watch as these three celebrity personalities from the past come to life for an evening of dancing and entertainment! Don’t forget your camera as photo ops with Frank, Dean and Marilyn will take place after the show! You won’t want to miss it! For a calendar of activities happening during Healthy Aging Month this September, visit TempleParks.com or facebook.com/sammonscenter. Date Day Time Fee 9/30 Th 6:30-10pm Free Location: Sammons Community Center


Pez’s Passport Pals Day Trips

Family

R E C R E A T I O N

Go! See! Do! Leave the driving to us on these fun, daytime excursions. All day trips depart from and return to Sammons Community Center. Cost of lunch is on your own for all trips. Please note that these excursions require a moderate amount of walking and/or climbing. Trips led by Judy “Pez” Pelzel. For more information, call 254.298.5054.

Dr. Pepper Museum Day Trip

First sold in 1885, Dr Pepper is the oldest major soft drink in America. With its unique 23 flavors, Dr Pepper is always One of a Kind. Learn more about Dr. Pepper and sample some freshly made soda with an hour long guided tour at the Dr. Pepper Museum in Waco. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date Day

McLane/Baylor Stadium-Waco

See Baylor stadium from a player’s viewpoint. Located along the Brazos River, adjacent to the Baylor University campus, sits McLane Stadium. As home to the Baylor Bears football program, it is also one of Central Texas’ newest entertainment and sports venues. A guided tour highlights the players’ locker room, recruitment lounge, press box, Baylor Lettermen’s Club, and the actual playing field. We’ll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant following the tour. Date

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Time

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9/21 W 9:30am-3pm 9/15

Fee

Course #

$25

512659-91

Time

Age Register by

Fee

9/24 Sa 10am-3pm 5-18 9/23 9/24 Sa 10am-3pm Adult 9/23 9/24 Sa 10am-3pm Senior 9/23

Course#

$5 612612-01 $8 612612-02 $7 612612-03

Pumpkin Decorating

Will your pumpkin have a scary face or a friendly smile? Try drilling holes or decorating your gourd with lights! Whichever design you choose, your family will enjoy this time together. Cost is $12 per pumpkin. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age Day

Time

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10/21 All F 6-8pm

10/17

Fee

P R O G R A M S

Course #

$12 201604-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Hill Country Olive CompanyDripping Springs

This scenic hill country venue encompasses 17 acres which are home to over 2,000 olive trees. The certified organic olive orchard features a Tuscan-inspired mill house, state-of-the-art olive press. Following a guided tour of the orchards, we will get a close-up look into the processing area and olive mill where the award-winning olive oils are created. Sampling of various, flavorful olive oils and balsamic vinegars in the tasting room is also on the agenda. We’ll enjoy lunch at a local restaurant prior to the tour. Date

Day

Time

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10/26 W 10am-6pm 10/20

Fee

Course #

$25

501659-91

Painted Churches Tour Schulenburg area

These unique houses of worship may look like ordinary country churches from the outside, but they are anything but! You will be amazed at the arched gothic revival windows, plethora of colors and lone steeples reaching towards the Texas sky. Learn about the unique history of four such churches in the Schulenburg area from a local tour guide. A stop for lunch is on the agenda also. Depart from and return to Sammons Community Center. For more information or to sign up, please call 254.298.5403 Date 11/5

Day

Time

Register by

Sa 8am-6:30pm 10/29

Fee

Course #

$25

502659-91

Family Gingerbread House Building 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. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date 12/16

Age Day All

F

Time Register by 6-8pm

12/14

Fee

Course #

$3/person 203604-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Family Bingo Night

B5, I21, N33, G54, BINGO!! Join in a fun family night of bingo. Enjoy games of bingo and other game room activities for all age groups. Prizes will be awarded for all Bingo winners. For more information call 254.298.5474. Date 9/23

Age Day All

F

Time Register by 6-8pm

9/21

Fee

Course #

$2 /person 212604-01

Location: Blackmon Community Center

Location: Sammons Community Center

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R E C R E A T I O N

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 Lions Park Trail. Participants will meet at the Playground Pavilion by Lions Park. For more information, call 254.298.5474. Date

Age

12/10

All

Day

Time Register by

Sa 10am-12pm

12/7

Fee

Course #

$2/ person 203604-02

Location: Lions Park

P R O G R A M S

Age Day All

Time

Register by

F 6-7:30pm

Location: Blackmon Community Center

12/7

Day

Time

Register by

9/30 F 6-9pm

Join us as we create Christmas ornaments that will brighten your tree, home and holiday spirit! Bring the creativity and the rest will be provided. Each family member will make an ornament to take home and enjoy. For more information, call 254.298.5474. 12/9

If your kids love singing in the car or even dancing around the house singing the songs from their favorite movie soundtracks, then they will love Kidz & Karaoke! Kids of all ages are welcome to perform. We will do our best to have all the favorite songs available, but please let us know your song selection upon registration so we will be sure to have them. You are even encouraged to come dressed in performance costumes! $15 will get your family a reserved table, 1 large pizza, and 4 drinks. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Family Ornament Making

Date

Kidz & Karaoke

Fee

Course #

$3/person 203604-03

9/26

Fee

Course #

$15/family 212603-01

Location: Gober Party House

Swordplay: Recreational Fencing Club

Are you looking for a fun way to exercise? Come and learn the art and skill of Sport Fencing. Gain skills and knowledge as you understand the ancient art of swordplay, build confidence, and mental discipline. No experience is necessary and all levels are welcome. All equipment is provided, but please wear long pants and athletic shoes. Bring your own water bottle and hand towel. The weapons that will be covered are foil, epee, and saber. For more information, call 254.298.5733. Date

Day

Time

9/8-9/29 Th 6-7pm 10/6-10/27 Th 6-7pm 11/3-12/1 Th 6-7pm

Register by 9/2 10/3 11/1

Fee

Course #

$50 200604-01 $50 200604-02 $50 200604-03

Location:Gober Party House

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Citizens Police Academy

The Temple Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy. This is for anyone age 18+ that is a resident of Temple or conducts business in town. It is a 10-week course from 6:30pm-8:30pm on Tuesday Nights. Students will experience the life of law enforcement through classes and demonstrations with hands-on experience. Interested participants will need to complete an application which may be found on the Temple PD website or the Temple Police Department. For more information, call 254-298-5911. Date Age Day Time Register by Fee 08/16-10/25 18+ Tuesday (one Sat) 6:30pm-8:30pm 08/12 Free

National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and Neighborhood comradery to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Held on the first Tuesday in October, Temple residents host 30-50 parties across town, with 2000+ participants. Police, Fire, EMS, city officials, McGruff will be available for parties on request. If you would like to host a party in your neighborhood, please contact the Temple Police C.O.P.S. Unit – 254-298-5911. Date Age Day Time Register by Fee 10/4 ALL Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm 09/01 Free

Neighborhood Watch Informational Meeting

The Temple Police Department will be holding an informational meeting for neighborhoods interested in reducing crime through observation and communication. Officers will provide information on how to start a Neighborhood Watch program and how our department may assist in the process. Date Age Day Time Register by Fee 10/14 ALL Friday 6:00-8:00pm 10/13 Free


S U M M I T R E C R E A T I O N

Summit Programs

C E N T E R

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 stress in your life. Participants must provide their own exercise mat.

Cardio Step

Step up to a healthier lifestyle! Whether you are just getting started or looking for an advanced challenge, this class will help burn calories, reduce stress, increase your energy and fitness levels, and much, much more! Beginners and advanced steppers can work out at their own level of intensity. It is perfect for everyone!

Step & Tone

This class consists of aerobic step training with intervals of resistance training. It will work all major muscle groups and is specifically designed to improve strength, endurance, and cardiovascular conditioning. Great for beginning, intermediate, and advanced fitness levels.

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Pilates

The central aim of Pilates is to create a fusion of mind and body. Even without engaging the mind, the body will move with grace and balance. Bring those skills to your daily life and enjoy unprecedented benefits that will surely improve your total well-being. Participants must provide their own exercise mat.

Advanced Pilates

All good things need forward progress to keep us engaged. Advanced Pilates is designed for those who want to build their repertoire in Pilates exercises and techniques. Participants must provide their own exercise mat.

Hi/Lo Cardio

Personalize the style of your workout by making choices along the way. Participants determine what feels best by choosing between Hi or Lo during the class. The end result is a challenging workout for everyone!

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Open Rock Climbing

If you are looking for a fun way to change the pace of your personal workout or a unique way for the family to enjoy some quality time together, the Summit’s indoor rock climbing wall will Rock Your World! A 20ft tall climbing wall and automatic belay systems handle the best climbers and newbies alike. Monday - Friday 7-8pm Saturday 11am-12pm Sunday 4-5pm

S U M M I T

Kid’s Club

With interactive games and an indoor rock climbing wall, your kids are sure to have fun while staying active at the Summit Kid’s Club! Monday - Thursday 9-11am & 5-8pm Friday 9-11am & 5-7pm Saturday 9-11am Sunday 1-3pm

ENJOY THESE SPECIALTY CLASSES FOR A SMALL FEE! 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 at any class of your choice. Members: $30 - 15 classes Non-Members: $45 - 15 classes Single Day Pass: $5

R E C R E A T I O N

Cardio Kickboxing

Cardio Kickboxing is the ultimate cardiovascular challenge that blends intense intervals with strength and endurance training. Kick, punch, block, and move in a fun, action-packed workout! Men and women are all welcome.

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, exhilarating music, and a family-friendly environment.

Summit Cycling

Ride with an amped-up group of fellow classmates and a team of Mad-Dogg certified instructors 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.

C E N T E R

Women’s Total Body Workout

Tap into your inner strength while enjoying the hottest ticket in women’s fitness - Total Body Workout. This full-hour workout features interval training in both strength and cardio, while using kettlebells, step platforms, body bars, resistance bands, dumbbells and 100% pure motivation! Participants must provide their own exercise mat.

Kayla Chaffin

Zumba

The Zumba Party continues! Every class features a great workout and the opportunity to achieve higher levels of fitness, while having a great time!

To view our current class schedule, please visit TempleSummit.com

Kayla enrolled in her first yoga class the fall semester of 2009 at Central Texas College. After the semester, she continued her yoga journey by dedicating countless hours to study and practice yoga. She received her YogaFit certification in 2012 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Kayla creates grounded hatha and vinyasa yoga classes in respect to proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. She continues her studies as a lifelong student of yoga by attending a variety of events, workshops, and trainings and looks forward to sharing her yoga experiences with the Summit Recreation Center.

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After School Program

This on-site afterschool program provides children with quality recreational activities, scheduled homework time, and a daily snack. Zone offers a great staff-to-student ratio and takes pride in keeping children safe and happy. For details, stop by Wilson Park Recreation Center (2205 Curtis B. Elliott Dr) or call 254-298-5737.

Location

Cater Kennedy Powell Thornton Western Hills High Point Lakewood Pirtle Tarver St. Mary’s

Date 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22 8/22

Ages 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14 5-14

Day M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

Time

3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM 3PM-6PM

Fee

$40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk $40/wk

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Available for Adoption

PARK

ADDRESS

Carver Park Eddie von Rosenberg Park Hodge Park Nettles Park Northwest Hills Park Oaks at Westwood Park Valley Ranch Park Waterford Park West Ridge Park

1412 S 4th St 7918 Tarver Dr 1902 S 61st St 1615 N 11th St 813 Brandywine Dr 2304 Forest Trl 7211 Dubose Rd 5001 Warwicke Dr. 309 East Ridge Blvd

Adopted Parks

Temple Parks & Recreation staff work diligently to provide citizens with clean, attractive, and well maintained areas. Due to the large number of parks in Temple, it is difficult to keep each park in top condition at all times. We are very thankful for all the help from our wonderful community members and organizations that help us maintain and enhance our parks! Adopt-A-Park groups help inform parks staff of issues or wants for their park and also organize park work days, clean up, plant trees and plants, and complete other projects to help maintain or enhance their parks.

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PARK Baker Baseball Field Bentwood Park Colquitt Park Conner Park Draughon Park Echo Village Park Ferguson Park Freedom Park Freedom Village Park Gober Party House Jackson Park Jackson Park - Rose Garden Jaycee Park Jeff Hamilton Park Jefferson Park Jones Park Kiwanis Park Lions Community Park Little Bluestem Park Marvin Fenn Miller Community Park Oak Creek Park Optimist Park Sammons Community Center Gardens Saulsbury Park Scott & White Park Silverstone Park South Temple Community Park Spanish Southwest Park Temple South Rotary Park Terrace Gardens Park Walker Park West Temple Community Park Western Hills Park Whistle Stop Playground Wilson Community Park Woodbridge Park

ADOPTED BY Temple H.S. Air Force Junior ROTC HOA Maintained Greater Temple Area A&M Club Jessica T. Guardian Angels Lambda Theta, Phi Theta Kappa - Temple College NCAAP Youth Council Girl Scout Troop 8221 9th Air Support Operations Squadron (USAF) Wellington Place Senior Rehabilitation and Healthcare Jackson Park Neighborhood Assoc Rotary Club of Temple Temple Police Association The Pro Stop Burger Shop SPJST Lodge 87 Youth Group Real Motivational Kiwanis Club of Temple Mars Pet Care Temple-Belton Ladies Lions Club Tony Bassa, Sr. & Company B Central Counties Services HCS Program Cub Scout Pack 152 Temple Citizen Soil Sisters Community Owned Vista Community Group Loop 363 Animal Hospital Temple Disc Golf Assoc CENTROPLEX Sweping Rotary Club of Temple South Laura Grey-Riley Panel Specialist, Inc (PSI) Chargers Homeschool Sports Assoc. FCA iZone Imaging Bell County Master Gardeners Ebony Cultural Center Woodbridge Creek HOA

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F I T N E S S

Adult

F.A.B.S. Training

F.A.B.S.( Focus, Attitude, Believe, Succeed) Training is a fitness organization that mentors those who need help maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Weekly workout sessions cater to every fitness level. 30 minute sessions starting at 4:30pm until 8:30pm. For more information, call 254-298-5740 Date

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Healthy Cooking Series

How do you get started eating healthy? Healthy eating starts with learning new ways to eat, such as adding more fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and cutting back on foods that have a lot of fat, salt, and sugar. Join us in gaining tips, ideas and recipes to a healthier new you. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date Day Time

Recipe

Fee Course#

10/21 F 6:30-8pm Spring rolls/Cauliflower fried rice $12 601603-01 11/4 F 6:30-8pm Pizza/Quinoa salad w/fruit & nuts $12 601603-02 12/9 F 6:30-8pm Sushi/Cucumber salad $12 601603-03

Location: Gober Party House

Full Moon Meditation Yoga

Meditating at the time of a full moon allows one to look within, get centered, and focus on inner calming. Combined with yoga, these classes involve breath movement, easy and modified postures, along with gentle stretching and relaxation techniques. Whether you experience physical or emotional challenges and prefer a slower, gentler practice, you will find this experience beneficial. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat, blanket, singing bowls, hand drums or anything that brings you solace, along with bottled water. Led by certified yoga instructor Patrick Guillen. For more information or location change due to severe weather, call 254.298.5597. Date

Time

Fee

9/16,10/16 8-10pm Location: Lions Park Amphitheater

Free

Get Fit, Stay Fit! Join our energized instructor in this low-impact, corestrengthening program designed to improve balance, flexibility, coordination and range of motion. This long-running 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. Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/1-9/29 T,Th 9-10am 10/4-10/27 T,Th 9-10am 11/1-11/29 T,Th 9-10am 12/1-12/29 T,Th 9-10am

Location: Sammons Community Center

8/30 9/30 10/30 11/30

$14 $14 $14 $14

Age

M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th M,W,F T-Th

Time

Register by Fee

16+ 6-7pm 9/2 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 9/2 16+ 6-7pm 9/9 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 9/9 16+ 6-7pm 9/16 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 9/16 16+ 6-7pm 9/23 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 9/23 16+ 6-7pm 9/30 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 9/30 16+ 6-7pm 10/7 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 10/7 16+ 6-7pm 10/14 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 10/14 16+ 6-7pm 10/21 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 10/21 16+ 6-7pm 10/28 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 10/28 16+ 6-7pm 11/4 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 11/4 16+ 6-7pm 11/11 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 11/11 16+ 6-7pm 11/18 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 11/18 16+ 6-7pm 11/25 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 11/25 16+ 6-7pm 12/2 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 12/2 16+ 6-7pm 12/9 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 12/9 16+ 6-7pm 12/16 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 12/16 16+ 6-7pm 12/23 16+ 7:15-8:15pm 12/23

Course#

$25 600699-63 $25 600699-63 $25 600699-64 $25 600699-64 $25 600699-65 $25 600699-65 $25 600699-66 $25 600699-66 $25 600699-67 $25 600699-67 $25 600699-68 $25 600699-68 $25 600699-69 $25 600699-69 $25 600699-70 $25 600699-70 $25 600699-71 $25 600699-71 $25 600699-72 $25 600699-72 $25 600699-73 $25 600699-73 $25 600699-74 $25 600699-74 $25 600699-75 $25 600699-75 $25 600699-76 $25 600699-76 $25 600699-77 $25 600699-77 $25 600699-78 $25 600699-78 $25 600699-79 $25 600699-79

Location: Summit Recreation Center

Zumba

Zumba is a dance fitness class that is fun for all ages. Zumba is a fusion of all types of exercises mixed with upbeat Latin music genres including: Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Hip Hop & more! For more information, call 254-298-5740.

Fitness for Life

Date

Day

9/5 9/5 9/12 9/12 9/19 9/19 9/26 9/26 10/3 10/3 10/10 10/10 10/17 10/17 10/24 10/24 10/31 10/31 11/7 11/7 11/14 11/14 11/21 11/21 11/28 11/28 12/5 12/5 12/12 12/12 12/16 12/16 12/26 12/26

Date Day Age

Time Fee

9/6-9/27 10/4-10/25 11/1-11/29 12/6-12/27

6pm 6pm 6pm 6pm

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15+ 15+ 15+ 15+

$3 $3 $3 $3

Location: Gober Party House

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Holiday Healthy Cooking

The holiday’s are full of family, food, and traditions. Even with all the craziness of the holidays, it’s still important to stay on a healthy track. Learn how to make yummy traditional side dishes without all the fat and calories. Your friends and family won’t even know they are eating something nutritious and will ask you for your secret recipe. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date Day Time

Recipe

11/18 F 6:30-8pm Bulgar Stuffing 12/16 F 6:30-8pm Cookies

Fee

Course#

$12 601603-04 $12 601603-05

Location: Blackmon Community Center

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Tai Chi for Better Health

This ancient Chinese exercise promotes vitality, balance, strength and longevity. Using special breathing techniques and slow, precise physical movements, Tai Chi can help curtail arthritis, respiratory disease and high blood pressure. This on-going course is adaptable for all levels of mobility. Led by Scott Worsham who has been practicing this exercise form for over 25 years. For more information, call 254.298.5403. Date

Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/12-9/26 M 4:15-5pm 10/3-10/31 M 4:15-5pm 11/7-11/28 M 4:15-5pm

Course#

8/30 $22 512654-49 9/30 $22 501654-49 10/30 $22 502654-49

Location: Sammons Community Center

Join “KP” as she leads this extremely popular exercise session designed especially for those with mobility issues or have difficulty standing while exercising. Slow stretches and comfortable balance exercises while seated and in contact with a chair will help tone and strengthen muscles to increase mobility and flexibility. Easily adaptable for those with physical limitations. Two session times to pick from! For more information, call 254.298.5403. M, W, F M, W, F

Date

Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/1-9/29 T,Th 3-4pm 10/4-10/27 T,Th 3-4pm 11/1-11/29 T,Th 3-4pm 12/1-12/22 T,Th 3-4pm

8/30 9/30 10/30 11/30

Course#

$29 $29 $29 $29

512654-42 501654-42 502654-42 503654-42

Monster Kid’s Fun 800M Run

Sweatin’ with the Oldies

9/2-12/30 9/2-12/30

Improve your zest for life! Lift your spirits and lower your stress levels as you achieve the physical and mental benefits of yoga. Enjoy simple, easy-to-follow movements in a soothing atmosphere. Improve your balance, range of motion, strength, flexibility and joint mobility, while keeping your mind active and alert. Chair-friendly for those with limited mobility. Instructor: Certified Senior Yoga Instructor, Janelle Novosad. For more information, call 254.298.5403.

Location: Sammons Community Center

Senior Adult

Date Day

F I T N E S S

Senior Yoga

Times 8:30-9:30am 10-11am

Fee Free Free

Dress up in your spooky Halloween costumes and head to the Monster Kids Fun 800M! This race has it all—costumes, prizes, awesome T-shirts, and an award ceremony! Costume contest will start 20 minutes before the race, followed by an award ceremony after the last runner finishes. Parents and caregivers are also invited to run with the kids. Don’t miss this Spook-Tacular Halloween event. For more information, call 254.298.5740. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

10/29 5-11 Sa 10am-12pm

10/14

Course#

$10 601603-06

Location: Miller Park

Location: Sammons Community Center

Hike and Bike Trails Visit one today!

Conner Park Trail 408 Old Waco Rd FM 2305 Hike & Bike Trail W Hwy 2305 Friars Creek Hike & Bike Trail 1 5000 S 5th St Friars Creek Hike & Bike Trail 2 2264 S 5th St Jackson Park Trail 925 N 4th St Jones Park Trail 1102 W Avenue H Lions Park Trail 4320 Lions Park Rd Miller Park Trail 1919 N 1st St Pepper Creek Hike & Bike Trail W HWY 2305 Silverstone Park Trail 404 Waters Dairy Rd South Temple Park Trail 5000 S 5th St Terrace Gardens Park Trail 2015 Linwood Rd West Temple Park Trail 121 S Montpark Rd Wilson Park Trail 2205 Curtis B. Elliott Woodbridge Park Trail 3620 Whispering Oaks

Concrete Asphalt/Concrete Concrete Concrete Pervious Concrete Crushed Granite Concrete and Crushed Limestone Concrete Concrete Asphalt Pervious Concrete Concrete Crushed Limestone Concrete Pervious Concrete

& W E L L N E S S

.33 mi. 5.0 mi. 1.5 mi. .80 mi. .50 mi. .33 mi. 1.25 mi. .75 mi. 1.42 mi. .25 mi. .60 mi. .25 mi. 1.0 mi. 1.75 mi. .50 mi.

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Autumn in the Arts District October 15-22, 2016

Enjoy a week-long celebration of the ARTS in Temple! • Kick off the week at the Temple Civic Theater with a performance of the Fantastics - October 15-16 • Cultural Activities Center Exhibit - Legends & Landscapes* • Czech Heritage Museum Exhibit & Lace Making Program • Railroad & Heritage Museum Exhibit - Apron Strings* • Music to Lunch By at the Santa Fe Gardens Gazebo* • October Food Truck Frenzy featuring TSO String Quartet- October 22 • Temple Symphony Orchestra - Van Cliburn Show - October 22

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*Music to Lunch By and Exhibits can be enjoyed every day that week!

For more information, visit templeculturalartsdistrict.com or call 254-298-5378. The City of Temple and the Temple Convention & Visitors Bureau are proud to welcome Sherri Street as the new Downtown Development Coordinator! Sherri comes to Temple with a wealth of knowledge and experience that she received as the Executive Director of several non-profit organizations, including Keep Waco Beautiful and Campfire USA. Sherri looks forward to working with local business owners and citizens to make Downtown Temple a great place to live, work and play! Contact Sherri by phone at 254-298-5378.


Friday, October 28th at 6:30 Sammons Indoor Pool $5.00 / Person

Dive-In Movie!!! Come join us for National STAND UP to Bullying Day with a Dive in Movie featuring

The Ant Bully Friday, November 18th at 6:30 Sammons Indoor Pool $5.00 / Person


Fright Fest full page create

212 S. Main St., Temple - Community Pavillion

Vendors will provide treats and fun activities for the kids, such as

face painting, ring toss bean bag toss, haunted handcars and more! All activities are FREE! Admission is 2 non-perishable items per family. For more information, call 298-5900 or sfarias@templetx.gov

OCTOBER 31 • 5-8:30PM • DOWNTOWN TEMPLE


Holiday Craft Bazaar

Saturday, November 5 Gober Party House • 9am-3pm Join us for the 5th annual Holiday Craft Bazaar! This is a great opportunity to purchase some unique, handmade holiday decor and Christmas gifts. The bazaar is FREE for shoppers. Door prizes will be drawn hourly. Vendor booth fees are $25 and space is extremely limited. Applications can be obtained by calling 298-5733.


Downtown Temple Saturday, December 3rd 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Jump in your sleigh and head downtown for Temple’s Santa Fest Holiday Market! Along with some GREAT deals from downtown merchants, you will enjoy arts & crafts vendors, food trucks, carriage rides, carolers, and, of course, Santa at the Depot! For more information, call 254-298-5900 or visit www.discovertemple.com!


REGISTER ONLINE @ RACETEMPLE.COM

12th Annual

JINGLE BUN RUN

SATURDAY • DECEMBER 10 • PEPPER CREEK TRAIL Half Marathon 8:45am • 5K 9am • 1K FAMILY FUN RUN 10:30am

• Dri-Fit shirts guaranteed if registered by November 19 • Pre-registration closes December 4 • Race Day registration available for an additional fee • Awards given to the overall male and female and top 3 finishers per age group • All Half Marathon and 1K finishers receive a Medal


TEMPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY BABY BOOKWORMS TUESDAYS @ 11AM SEPTEMBER 6 THROUGH DECEMBER 13 RECOMMENDED FOR INFANTS (PRE-WALKERS) FROM BIRTH THROUGH 12 MONTHS

TODDLER STORY TIME WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS @ 10:15AM SEPTEMBER 7 THROUGH DECEMBER 15 RECOMMENDED FOR TODDLERS 12 TO 36 MONTHS

STORY TIME WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS @ 11:15AM RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN 3 TO 5 YEARS

SPECIAL EVENTS SPONSORED BY FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

WINTER READING PROGRAM BEGINS DECEMBER 12 HEY LOLLY PUPPET SHOW – DECEMBER 19 @ 10AM FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE: AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 3; MEMBER’S PREVIEW IS AUGUST 30, 2-8PM FOR ADDITIONAL PROGRAM DETAILS, CALL 298-5557 OR SEE OUR WEB CALENDAR: WWW.TEMPLELIBRARY.US


S A M M 0 N S G O L F C O U R S E Green Fees

Cart Fees

Weekend/Holiday 18 hole.............. $21.50 Weekend 9 Hole ................................ $16.50 Weekend Twilight.............................. $12.00 Junior (valid 7 days a week)..............$8.00 Weekday 18 Hole............................... $16.75 Weekday 9 Hole................................. $12.00 Weekday Twilight.............................. $10.00 Weekday Senior ................................ $12.50 (Monday- Friday and no holidays) Weekday Military .............................. $12.50 (Monday- Friday and no holidays)

18 hole Cart Fee................................. $14.00 9 Hole Cart Fee......................................$7.75 Member Cart Fee............................... $11.50

Driving Range Fees Large Bucket..........................................$6.00 Small Bucket...........................................$3.00

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 www.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.

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S A M M 0 N S

Want to IMPROVE YOUR GAME or learn to play?

G O L F

Lessons are available for men, women and juniors of any age. Whether you are looking for a quick tune-up, serious improvement, or are new to the game, our professional staff will help you reach your goals.

C O U R S E

Stop by or call us for more information. 254.771.2030

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

SCRAMBLE Call the pro shop at 254.771.2030 to sign up

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Youth

S P O R T S

Fall Co-Ed for Fun Softball

Youth Basketball

Take advantage of our most popular youth league. Practices are held twice a week for a 6-game season played on Saturdays. Youth ages 4-12 as of September 1 are eligible. Teams will be organized by random placement with the exception of sibling requests. No preformed teams will be allowed. The Parks Department will provide all equipment and team jerseys. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 254.298.5582. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

1/4 - 2/25 4-6 Sa 9 - 3pm 1/4 - 2/25 7-8 Sa 9 - 3pm 1/4 - 2/25 9-10 Sa 9 - 3pm 1/4 - 2/25 11-12 Sa 9 - 3pm Register Late By:

&

11/19 11/19 11/19 11/19 12/3

$45 $45 $45 $45 $55

Course# 104703-01 104703-02 104703-03 104703-04

Location: Wilson Park/TISD gyms

A T H L E T I C S

Youth Flag Football

Football and fall go hand in hand, so sign your child up for our flag football league and keep them active. Practices are held twice per week with an 8-game season played on Saturdays. Teams consist of 8 players on the field and are randomly organized, with the exception of sibling requests. No preformed teams will be allowed. All equipment is provided. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 254.298.5582. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by Fee

9/12 - 10/29 6 – 9 Sa 9 - 3pm 8/20 9/12 - 10/29 10 – 12 Sa 9 - 3pm 8/20 Register Late By: 8/27

$45 $45 $55

Course# 112602-01 112602-02

Location: Weekly practices held at various locations. Games at Miller Park.

Adult

Division

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Men’s

Su

2-6pm

9/3

$269

Location: Football Field

Fall Men’s Softball

Division Day

Time

8/28 - 10/23 Co-Ed Su 3 - 7pm Register Late By:

Register by

Fee

8/13 8/20

$229 $255

Location: Lions Park

Fall Co-Ed Kickball

Relive your favorite childhood memories by playing adult co-ed kickball. Games are played on Tuesday evenings at the Lions Park Softball Fields. Teams consist of 5 males and 5 females on the field, but may have up to 20 players on the roster. All officials and equipment will be provided. The league will consist of an 8-game season with awards given to the top two teams. For more information, call 254.298.5582. Date

Division Day

Time

8/23 - 10/11 Co-Ed T 6:30-10:30pm Register Late By:

Register by

Fee

8/6 8/13

$229 $255

Location: Lions Park

Fall Co-Ed Volleyball

Gather your friends and join our co-ed indoor volleyball league. Teams consist of 6 players on the court, 2 of which must be female. Competitive A and B divisions will be offered. The Parks Department provides all equipment and officials. The league will consist of a single elimination preseason tournament and 10-game season with awards given to the top two teams in each division. For more information, call 254.298.5582. 9/6 - 12/1

Football and Sundays go hand in hand. Organize a team for this great new league and play an 8 game season. Teams consist of 5 players on the field, but may have up to 10 on the roster. Officials and flags are provided by the Parks Department. Awards are given to the top two teams in each division. For more information, call 254.298.5582. 9/11 - 10/30

Date

Date

Fall Men’s Flag 5 vs 5 Football

Date

This league is designed for amateur players. Join us Sunday afternoons for an 8 game season. Teams consist of 10-20 players and should have 5 males and 5 females on the field. Official costs are included in the fee; each team must provide their own bats and gloves. Game balls must be purchased through the Parks Department. Awards are given to the top two teams per division. For more information, call 254.298.5582.

Division Day Co-Ed

T, Th

Time

Register by

Fee

6:30 - 10:30pm

8/27

$249

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Skeet

Pull! Come test your skeet skills against other Central Texas skeet shooters. Participants may register their rounds any day during the week; this league allows flexibility and does not have a set day or time. Shooter will need to register two rounds each week by close of business each Sunday. Weber’s Shooting Sports will set handicaps accordingly. Top 3 winners will each receive awards. For more information, call 254.298.5582. Date

Division

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

The season consists of a single elimination preseason tournament and a 12-game season with weeknight games. Teams consist of 10-20 players. Each team must provide bats, gloves, and numbered shirts. Game day balls must be purchased through the Parks Department. Awards are given to the top two teams in each division. For more information, call 254.298.5582.

10/3 - 11/20 Open Any Any 9/30 individual/$50 team registration fee, $4.25/round plus ammo

Date

Diehard softball enthusiasts WANTED! This league is designed for those that want to play year round. A temporary fence will be placed at 250 feet. Softballs hit over the 250’ fence are considered homeruns, softballs hit over the permanent fence are considered outs. Teams consist of 10-20 players. Each team must provide bats, gloves and numbered shirts. Game balls must be purchased through the Parks Department. Awards are given to the top two teams. For more information, call 254.298.5582.

Division

Day

Time

8/29 - 10/26 Men’s M, W 6:30 - 10:30pm Register Late By:

Location: Lions Park

Register by

Fee

8/13 8/20

$389 $429

$35

Location: Weber’s Shooting Sports in Troy, TX

250 Men’s Softball

Date 11/7 - 12/14

Division Day Men’s M, W

Time

Register by Fee

6:30 - 10:30pm

10/29

$250

Location: Lions Park

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Winter Men’s Basketball

Keep active by organizing a team for the winter basketball league. Teams consist of 5 players on the court and may have up to 12 on the roster. An 8-game season will be played with awards given to the top two teams in each division. For more information, call Tracy Klusacek at 254.298.5582. Date 1/9 - 3/1

Division

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

Men’s

M/W

6:30 - 10:30pm

12/16

$329

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

Open Gym Volleyball

Just can’t get enough volleyball? Join us on Sunday afternoons for open gym volleyball. Gather friends, co-workers, or just show up and join in on the pick-up games. Come and go or stay all day and play! For more information, call 254.298.5582. Date

Age

9/4 - 12/18 16 and up

Day

Time

Su

3 - 6pm

Register by Fee Drop in

&

Course#

$2

CMVBDAY

Location: Clarence Martin Gym

6th Annual Carlson Law Firm’s Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K

12th Annual Schlotzsky’s Jingle Bun Run

You know you are going to gobble all day...make room for dinner by running those calories away! Start a Thanksgiving Day Tradition and bring the whole gang out to run the 6th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K. The course will take you on a flat route through the Pepper Creek Trail. Pre-registration is $20 and closes November 16. Race day registration is available. Dri-Fit shirts are guaranteed if registered by November 2nd. Awards are given to the overall male and female finishers, as well as the top 3 finishers per age group. The event will be chip timed by Pro-Fit Event Services and will include race photos from Photowolfe.com. Register online at RaceTemple.com or at any of our recreation centers. For more information, call 254.298.5582

Come run with Santa for the holidays! A 5K and Half Marathon race will be held beginning and ending at the Scott and White West Campus featuring the Pepper Creek Trail. Santa will run a 1K race with the kids upon completion of the 5K. Pre-registration closes December 4th; race day registration is available. Dri-Fit shirts are guaranteed if registered by November 19. Awards are given to the overall male and female finishers, as well as the top 3 finishers per age group. The event will be chip timed by Pro-Fit Event Services and will include race photos from Photowolfe.com. Register online at RaceTemple.com or at any of our recreation centers. For more information, call 254.298.5582.

Date

Date

Age

Day

Time

12/10 12/10 12/10

All All All

Sa Sa Sa

8:45 Half 9:00 5K 10:30 1K

11/24

Age

Day

Time

All Th 8am

Register by Fee

Course#

11/16 $20 102601

Location: Pepper Creek Trail

A T H L E T I C S

Register by Fee 12/4 12/4 12/4

$55 $20 $10

Course# 103601 103601 103601

Location: Pepper Creek Trail

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R A I L R O A D & H E R I T A G E M U S E U M

Admission:

Rentals:

Annual Memberships:

Tour Groups:

Tuesday – Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday & Monday – Closed $4.00 (ages 13-59) $3.00 (ages 60+) $2.00 (ages 5-12) Free admission for Active Military and Family when presenting your current I.D.

Individuals, families, and businesses are invited to join the Railroad & Heritage Museum. Members are important supporters of the Museum who get to visit as often as they like, free of charge. If you are not a member, please consider joining today. There are several membership categories available with a variety of benefits offered. Membership in the Museum also makes a nice and considerate gift.

The Santa Fe Depot is a great location for meetings, banquets, and special events. Rental Areas and Maximum Capacities: Lobby – 230 Gazebo – 30 inside / 300+ outside Call 254.298.5172 for more information.

Scheduled tours are available for both student and adult groups. The Railroad & Heritage Museum offers programming for students that includes a guided tour of the rolling stock and museum exhibits. Handcar rides are available for an extra fee. Tours last 1 ½ to 2 hours. To schedule a school program or adult group tour, please contact the Education Coordinator at 254-298-5167 between 8:30 am and 1:30 pm Tuesday – Saturday. Group Scheduling Minimum: 15 guests

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R A I L R O A D &

Homespun History Day

Take a step back in time and learn about traditional crafts like weaving, pottery, leather-working, or basket-making. Watch the experts demonstrate their skills and try out some of these hand-crafting techniques.

Santa at the Depot

Take part in the downtown SantaFest celebration with Santa at the Depot. Santa will be arriving by train at 10am and meeting with kids throughout the day at the depot. Stop by for crafts, music, and old-fashioned holiday fun.

Date Age Day Time Fee

Date Age Day Time Fee

9/3

12/3

All

S

11am-1pm

Free

The Great Grape Escape Train Trip

Join the museum on a special wine tasting train trip. We will be departing on Friday, September 16th on Amtrak to Fort Worth and staying in Grapevine, Texas. Tickets include: round-trip Amtrak tickets, wine tasting at Messina Hof Winery in Historic Downtown Grapevine, tickets to the 30th Annual GrapeFest, and 2 hotel nights (double occupancy), with the option for discounted tickets on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Guests will have plenty of time to see all of the sights of GrapeFest including wine tastings, artisans, vendors, live entertainment, a champagne cork shoot-off, and, of course, grape stomping. We will return via Amtrak on Sunday, September 18th. Must be at least 21 years old to participate. Museum is not responsible for delays in train service. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

9/16-18

21+

F

all day

9/3

$250 Per Person

“Everything Goes” Transportation Day

Get excited for one of our biggest family days of the year! If it has wheels, you just might find it here on Transportation Day! Vehicles from our past, present and perhaps even the future will be here to celebrate the things that get people from one place to another. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for exploring.

All

S

10am-4pm

Free

Jingle Bell Express Train Trip

Join us for a special holiday family train ride with Santa. We will be riding Amtrak from Temple to McGregor and returning to Temple by school bus. Museum members receive a $5 discount. Museum is not responsible for delays in train service. Event sells out, so get your tickets early. Date

Age

Day

Time

Register by

Fee

12/10

All

S

10:30am-1pm

11/30

$25

Temporary Exhibits: Apron Strings: Ties to the Past September 3 – October 20 Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945 – 1965 November 10 – January 7

Date Age Day Time Fee 10/1

All

S

10am-1pm

Free

Invention and Discovery Day

From the invention of the wheel to the birth of the Internet, from Edison to Apple, and from penicillin to plastic, inventions have not only changed the world but also the world around us. We’ll be getting hands-on with the science behind some popular inventions and building our own creations! Date Age Day Time Fee 11/5

All

S

11am-1pm

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A Q U A T I C S

Admission Fees

Pass $3 - $4 Punch Card $30 Those attending programs or open swim times can either pay for a pass or can save money by buying a $30 punch card.

Pool Rental

Sammons Park Indoor Pool can be rented for parties and other functions. For smaller parties (1-40 attending) the cost to rent the facility is $140. For larger parties (41-75 attending) the cost is $155. Rental times are Fridays from 6 to 8pm; Saturdays from 3 to 5pm and 5:30 to 7:30pm; and Sundays from 12:30 to 2:30pm and 3 to 5pm. All rentals are a minimum of two hours. For more information or to rent the pool, call 254.298.5930.

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Hydro-Fitness

Hydro-Fitness helps build strength and endurance while toning muscles in a low-impact environment. Leg workouts in the water emphasize your lower body as the water gives your submerged muscles up to 14 times 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! Day Time M,W,F T,Th

11:45am-12:45pm 5:30-6:30pm

Fee

$2.50 punch/$4 day pass $2.50 punch/$4 day pass

A Q U A T I C S

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 seniorsonly environment. Age Day Time Fee 50+ punch/$3 day pass

M – F

8-9am

$1.50

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Cardio Splash

Reap the benefits of exercising in the water. This high energy class mixes cardio and strength training for an efficient water workout, while being easy on your joints. Day Time M-Th

4:20-5:20pm

Fee

$2.50 punch/$4 day pass

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Aqua Arthritis

Relieve tension and pain from arthritis while increasing flexibility and range of motion. This unique class utilizes the warm water’s natural resistance, while performing range of motion exercises to help you feel your best. Day Time M – F

10:30-11:30am

Fee

$2.50 punch/$4 day pass

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Daily Open & 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 come in for a swim. Lap Swim is reserved for those who are only swimming laps, but Open Swim is for anyone wanting to workout, swim laps, or just have fun. Day Time M- F M-Th M-Th T, Th M-Th Sa

5:30-7:45am 3:10-4:10pm 6:45-8pm 11:45am-12:45pm 4:20-5:20pm 12-1:25pm

Fee

$1.50 punch/$3 day pass $1.50 punch/$3 day pass $1.50 punch/$3 day pass $1.50 punch/$3 day pass $1.50 punch/$3 day pass $1.50 punch/$3 day pass

Open/Lap Swim Open/Lap Swim Open/Lap Swim Lap Swim Only Lap Swim Only Lap Swim Only

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Therapeutic Swim

Day Time 1-3pm

Fee

$1.50 punch/$3 day pass

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Age Day Time Fee Adult punch/$4 day pass

M – F

9:15-10:15am

$2.50

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Adult Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Did you go another summer avoiding the water because you were never taught to swim? Whether you’re a beginner or just want to improve your technique, let our Red Cross certified instructors teach you how so you can relax and start having fun in the water! Classes are 50 minutes long and run for the first four Saturdays of each month. Preregistration is required. Adult Sa 11-11:50am $50

Youth Semi-Private Swim Lessons

Swimming is one of the most important life skills every child should learn. Statistics show that if a child has not learned to swim by the 3rd grade, they likely never will. Let our Red Cross certified instructors teach your children how to have fun and stay safe in the water! Classes are 50 minutes long and run for the first four Saturdays of each month. Preregistration is required. Age Day Time Fee

Family Swim

The best thing about Sammons Indoor Pool is being able to swim with the family 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. Day Time Sa

Come join us for a workout that is customizable and sure to get you moving. All exercises can be modified to give you a low-impact or medium-impact workout depending what your body can handle. The water-assisted exercises provide a great calorie burning class that will torch fat and tone your muscles. Everyone is welcome in Aquacize!

Age Day Time Fee

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. M – F

Aquacize

1:30-3pm

3-17

Aqua Zumba

Fee

$1.50 punch/$3 day pass

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

Sa 11-11:50am $50

Known as the Zumba Pool Party, Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. This class is an invigorating, low-impact exercise class that takes the traditional Zumba philosophy and combines it with traditional aquatic fitness techniques. Get your heart pumping, tone up, make friends, and have fun by joining us for Aqua Zumba. Day Time M/W

5:30-6:30pm

Location: Sammons Indoor Pool

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F A C I L I T Y

Bend o’ the River

7915 South General Bruce Drive / 254.298.5690 Bend o’ the River is the perfect place for your weddings, reunions, receptions, or other similar events. Rental Rates are: • Ranch House Only (no event activity on the grounds) ◊ $45 per hour • Non-profit/community organizations and corporate meetings ◊ $25 per hour • Grounds Event - Weekday Rentals (Monday – Friday) ◊ $150 day $75 half day (up to 6 hours) • Grounds Event - Weekend Rentals (Saturday and Sunday) ◊ $300 day $150 half day ( up to 6 hours) • Photograph Rates ◊ $25 minimum for up to 2 hours $15 each additional hour

R E N T A L

Blackmon Community Center

1807 Curtis B. Elliott Drive / 254.298.5630 The Blackmon Community Center offers space for small meetings and events. Space includes a large multi-purpose room, small meeting room, game rooms with pool table & ping pong tables, and an arts & crafts room. For more information or to rent a room please call the Wilson Park Recreation Center at 254-298-5740.

Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center

3303 N. 3rd Street / 254.298.5720 This 40,000 square-foot building is our most versatile rental facility and can accommodate groups of 20 to 1,000. The facility is equipped with full service catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner, full-service bartending, meeting space with breakout rooms, wireless and lapel microphone systems, large projection screens and LCD projectors, room set-up and teardown, and courteous and knowledgeable staff.

Portable Stage

254.298.5690 A 16’X 20’portable, covered stage is available to rent for your organization. The stage is perfect for small concerts and other special events. Proceeds from renting the stage go to the Temple Parks Foundation’s efforts to enhance our park system.

Santa Fe Depot

315 W Ave. B / 254.298.5172 The Santa Fe Depot is a great location for meetings, banquets, and special events. Rental Areas and Maximum Capacities: Lobby – 230 Gazebo – 30 inside/ 300+ outside.

Lion Sam Farrow Amphitheater

4320 Lions Park Rd. / 254.298.5690 The Lion Sam Farrow Amphitheater is an outdoor venue designed to accommodate a variety of special events including concerts, weddings, talent shows or a company picnic. Located in beautiful Lions Park, the outdoor amphitheater complex includes access to roadways, parking areas, has ample restrooms facilities, a box office area with controlled access, table seating under a covered pavilion and spacious lawn seating. For more information regarding availability and pricing please contact the Parks & Recreation Administration Office.

Picnic Pavilions

254.298.5690 Gather the family, pack a picnic and head to one of Temple’s many covered pavilions to spend an afternoon at a park. To ensure pavilion availability, make sure to place a reservation with our main office. A pavilion permit costs $15 for the first four hours and $5 for each additional hour, which applies to all city pavilions with the exception of Whistle Stop Playground. All rental fees are to be paid in full at the time of reservation.

Sammons Park Indoor Pool

2220 West Ave. D / 254.298.5930 Get together and have a blast with a cool pool party for birthdays, company gatherings, church events and more! For parties up to 40 people, the cost to rent the facility is $140 and for groups up to 75 people the cost is $155. Rental times are Fridays 6-8pm; Saturdays 3-5pm & 5:307:30pm; and Sundays 1-3pm, 3:30-5:30pm, & 6-8pm. Three hour rentals are based on availability.

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Sammons Community Center

2220 West Ave. D / 254.298.5403 This beautiful facility is the ideal place for a wedding reception, reunion, birthday party, dance or meeting. The center features the 3,200 square-foot Jack Morris Ballroom that showcases wall-to-wall windows overlooking scenic Sammons Park, Lake Jim Thornton and the golf course. Ballroom A is also available for rent to smaller parties. The room has 1,800 square feet of hardwood flooring and windows that overlook the same picturesque scenery.

The Gober Party House

1516 West Ave. H / 254.298.5690 The Gober Party House is the perfect location for your next meeting or party. The facility is available to rent Friday through Sunday. Reservations are made through the Parks & Recreation Administration Office.

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Whistle Stop Playground

20 S. 11th Street / 254.298.5690 Whistle Stop Playground is the perfect place for your next birthday party or reunion. We rent the large pavilion out in block times of 8am-12pm, 12-4pm and 4-8pm for $25 for the four hours. We rent the small pavilion (holds 15) for $15 for 4 hours. Each additional hour is $5.

Wilson Park Recreation Center

2205 Curtis B. Elliott Drive / 254.298.5740 Gymnasiums, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and classroom meeting space, this facility is great for birthday parties, corporate gatherings, meetings, or family reunions. Rentals rates are $35/hour for a gymnasium, $25/hour for an A/B room, and $20/hour for an arts and crafts room.

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1412 S. 4th St.

4 Colquitt Park

3501 Hickory Rd.

5 Conner Park

408 Old Waco Dr.

6 Doctors Park

213 S. 32nd St.

7 Draughon Park

701 S. 34th St.

8 Echo Village Park

5030 Stonehaven Dr.

9 Ferguson Park

1203 E. Adams Ave.

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12 Freedom Village Park

7007 Freedom Dr.

13 Hodge Park

1602 S. 61st St.

14 Jackson Park

925 N. 4th St.

15 Jaycee Park

2302 W. Avenue Z

16 Jefferson Park

2310 Monticello Rd.

19 Kiwanis Park

3102 Anacacho Dr.

20 Lions/Central Tx Bark Park

4320 Lions Park Rd.

Washers / Horseshoes

Museum

Restrooms

Volleyball

Lake/Pond

Meeting Rooms

Disc Golf

Picnic Tables

Pavilion

FB/Soccer Fields

Softball Fields

Baseball Fields

Basketball Courts

315 W. Avenue B

501 S. 14th St.

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1102 W. Avenue H

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17 Jeff Hamilton Park

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18 Jones Park

Amphitheater

5867 High Meadow Dr.

Tennis Courts

Playground

Swimming Pool

4320 Lions Park Rd.

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601 Troy St.

22 Miller Park

1919 N. 1st St.

23 Nettles Park

1615 N. 11th St.

24 Northwest Hills Park

813 Brandywine Dr.

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25 Oak Creek Park

2304 Forest Trail

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26 Oaks at Westwood Park

8423 Skyview

27 Optimist Park

820 W. Munroe Ave.

28 Scott & White Park

1601 S. 19th St.

29 Silverstone Park

404 Waters Dairy Rd.

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30 South Temple Park

5000 S. 5th St.

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31 Spanish Southwest Park

1414 Paseo Del Plata

32 Tanglewood Park

206 1/2 Lakeview Lane

33 Temple Skate Park

104 S. 7th St.

34 Temple South Rotary Park

4306 Lonestar Trail

35 Terrace Gardens Park

2015 Linwood Rd.

36 Valley Ranch Park

7211 Dubose Rd.

37 Von Rosenberg Park

7918 Tarver Dr.

38 Walker Park

2615 N. 3rd St.

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5001 Warwicke Dr.

40 West Temple Park

121 S. Montpark Rd.

41 Western Hills Park

4420 Gazelle Trail

42 Westridge Park

309 East Ridge Blvd

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43 Whistle Stop Playground

20 S. 11th St.

44 Wilson Park

2205 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.

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45 Woodbridge Park

3620 Whispering Oaks

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1102 W. Avenue M

52 Lions Park Trail

4320 Lions Park Rd.

53 Miller Park Trail

1919 N. 1st St.

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W. Hwy 2305

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5000 S. 5th St.

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56 West Temple Park Trail

121 S. Montpark Rd.

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2205 Curtis B. Elliott

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58 Woodbridge Park Trail

3620 Whispering Oaks

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63 Baker Field

420 E. Barton Ave.

64 Bend O’ The River

7915 S. General Bruce Dr

65 Blackmon Community Center

1807 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.

66 Clarence Martin Gym

102 W. Elm Ave.

67 Gober Party House

1516 W. Avenue H

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68 Marvin Fenn Recreation Area

702 S. 57th St.

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69 Mayborn Convention Center 70 Railroad & Heritage Museum 71 Sammons Community Center

2220 W. Avenue D

72 Sammons Golf Links

2727 W. Adams Ave.

73 Saulsbury Community Gardens

2220 Saulsbury Dr.

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20 S. 11th St.

Washers / Horseshoes

3303 N. 3rd St.

620 Fryers Creek Circle

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Amphitheater

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Dog Park

Restrooms

Volleyball

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925 N. 4th St.

Picnic Tables

2264 S. 5th St.

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Pavilion

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Baseball Fields

W. Hwy 2305

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408 Old Waco Rd.

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2205 Curtis B. Elliott Dr

77 Visitor Center

315 W. Avenue B

59 Clark Pool

1808 Curtis B. Elliott Dr

60 Lions Junction Family Water Park

5000 S. 5th St.

61 Sammons Indoor Pool

2220-B W. Avenue D

62 Walker Pool

2615 N. 3rd St.

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4320 Lions Park Rd.

79 Baker Field

420 E. Barton Ave.

80 Korompai Soccer Fields

1909 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.

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81 Lions Field (Little Lions)

1203 E. Adams Ave.

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82 Mclane Baseball Complex

1601 S 19 St.

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80 Northam Complex

1909 Curtis Elliott Dr.

80 Wilson Park Softball Complex

1909 Curtis B. Elliott Dr.

81 Yarbrough Field

1203 E Adams Ave.

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Fitness & Fun

Wilson PARK r ec r eati o n c e ntr

Cardio, weights, gym & more 2205 Curtis B Elliot Dr 254-298-5740 Monday to Friday 8am-9pm Saturday 9-2pm, Sunday 1-8pm

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Fun & Games

BLACKMON CO M M U N ITY C E NTE R

After School Fun! 1807 Curtis B Elliot Dr 254-298-5630 Monday to Friday 3 :30-8pm

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Bond Projects Completed by August 31st

Northam Baseball Complex Renovations Lions Junction Deep Water Pool Pavilion Over Wilson Park Basketball Courts Carver Neighborhood Park Renovations Jefferson Neighborhood Park Renovations Echo Village Trail

Bond Projects Scheduled for Completion September – December

• Optimist Neighborhood Park Renovations • Football Field in Wilson Park • Concession/Restroom Building and Wiseman Field Lights at Scott & White Park • Korompai Soccer Fields Drainage Project

Dallas Botanic Garden (Lake Flato Architects)

Riverfront

Events Event and Classroom Buildings

ASU Campus Building (Lake Flato Archi

Gardens

Walking Trails

DRAFT

Bend o’ the River Master Plan Update Dallas Botanic Garden & City Trail


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