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W elcome! We invite you to take a few moments to browse through our Winter & Spring Activity Guide, featuring programs for all ages and interests!

• Wauwatosa residents should REGISTER NOW for the activities and classes listed in this guide. • L o o k for registration reminders on each page of this guide. • See inside back cover for details on how to register.

An Invitation from the Superintendent of the Wauwatosa School District: To the Wauwatosa Community: The Wauwatosa Recreation Department is a true community asset. From academic classes to running recreation leagues, they do it all. I encourage you to take advantage of the classes and activities offered. For more information, stop in the Recreation Department Office at the Fisher Administration Building, or call (414)773-2900, or visit their website at Phillip J. Ertl, Ed.D.

The Recreation Department Staff Mike Wick Diana Koziczkowski Chris Cera Steve Birney Janelle Pudenz Kristin Murphy

(414) 773-2910 (414) 773-2905 (414) 773-2906 (414) 773-2911 (414) 773-2907 (414) 773-2908

Please note our OFFICE LOCATION: Fisher Building - East Entrance Lower Level

Register NOW! Recreation Department Activity Guide November 2013 Published three (3) times yearly: March, August, November Volume 1 (2013), Issue 3 Wauwatosa School District Recreation Department Office 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (414)773-2900 - Recreation Department (414)773-2920 - FAX

Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association

The Learning Resources Network

See the inside back cover for details.

The Wauwatosa School Board: Carmela Rios Michael Meier Mary Jo Randall Philip Kroner Anne Fee Tom Jarosz Sharon Muehlfeld

Southeast Park & Recreation Council

National Recreation and Park Association

Of fice Info Recreation Department 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226 Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday Telephone (414) 773-2900

It’s all DOWNHILL this winter! You are only four lessons away from having the skills to snowboard or ski this winter! Little Switzerland’s 4-Time Learning Program will have you on the snow, providing lessons, equipment, lift tickets and transportation. Don’t spend one more winter wishing you could be out on the slopes!

Fax (414) 773-2920 Online

For more details, please see page 13 of this guide.

Our mission . . . To enhance the quality of life for Wauwatosa citizens of all ages by providing a variety of recreational activities, special events, and services which encourage lifelong learning, fitness, and fun.


Public Ice Skating Hart Park Muellner Building 7300 Chestnut Street (73rd & State) Enjoy indoor public ice skating. Day

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1:00 - 3:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 3:00 & 6:00 - 9:00 1:00 - 3:00 & 6:00 - 9:00 1:00 - 3:00 & 6:00 - 9:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 3:00 & 6:00 - 9:00 1:00 - 3:00 1:00 - 4:00 1:00 - 4:00

Aquatics Safety & Driver Education


Children’s Activities



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Tumbling & Gymnastics

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Creative Connection (Adult Education)

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Tosa Senior Club

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Registration Form Registration Information

Fees: Child (18+) Bring your own skates! Resident Free $2 No rentals available. Non-resident $2 $4 All Wauwatosa residents skate FREE December 23 December 31!!


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Aqua Tots and Aqua Tykes


Register NOW for the classes on this page! Aqua Baby Parent/Child Class Popular class

Ages *18 - 30 months A great way to bond and be involved in your child’s swimming experience! Have fun in the water utilizing songs, games, and activities emphasizing water adjustment, beginning swim skills, and safety. (*Must be 18 months at the start of session - NO EXCEPTIONS). One adult must accompany each child in the water. SCHEDULED OPEN HOUSE - no observation during other classes. Longfellow (pool) $35 / $50 Non-resident S 1/11 - 3/15 11:30am - 12noon T 1/14 - 3/18 6:00 - 6:30pm $25 / $35 Non-resident S 3/22 - 5/17 11:30am - 12noon T 4/1 - 5/20 6:00 - 6:30pm

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By Myself! Popular class

Small group swim lessons for 6 & 7 year olds who are ready to try lessons alone, but are less than 48 inches tall. Explore skills such as floating, rhythmic breathing, kicking, arm strokes, and the coordinated front crawl. Longfellow (pool) $35 / $50 Non-resident S 1/11 - 3/15 11:00 - 11:30am Th 1/16 - 3/6 7:00 - 7:40pm Th 3/20 - 5/15 7:00 - 7:40pm $25 / $35 Non-resident S 3/22 - 5/17 11:00 - 11:30am

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*2.5 to 5 years, or older if not ready for Children’s Swim, or less than 48 inches tall. With teacher direction and support, parents take an active role in the development of their child’s swim skills. Some songs, games and swim skill techniques will help acclimate the child to the aquatic environment. For parents who feel comfortable, we may introduce skills that have swimmers doing things on their own! One adult (need not be a skilled swimmer) must accompany each child in the water. SCHEDULED OPEN HOUSE - no observation during other classes. Longfellow (pool) Aqua Tots (30 - 48 months) $35 / $50 Non-resident T 1/14 - 3/18 6:30 - 7:00pm S 1/11 - 3/15 8:30 - 9:00am S 1/11 - 3/15 9:30 - 10:00am S 1/11 - 3/15 10:30 - 11:00am $25 / $35 Non-resident S 3/22 - 5/17 8:30 - 9:00am S 3/22 - 5/17 9:30 - 10:00am S 3/22 - 5/17 10:30 - 11:00am Aqua Tykes (4 - 5 years) $35 / $50 Non-resident S 1/11 - 3/15 9:00 - 9:30am S 1/11 - 3/15 10:00 - 10:30am $25 / $35 Non-resident T 4/1 - 5/20 6:30 - 7:00pm S 3/22 - 5/17 9:00 - 9:30am S 3/22 - 5/17 10:00 - 10:30am

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Open Swim Fun for the whole family! Children under age 7 must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Coast Guard approved life jackets will be allowed on children in shallow water only, and with direct parental supervision (parent in the water). NO waterwings, inflated tubes, masks or snorkels. East High School Pool Saturdays: 12:15 - 2:15pm Mondays & Wednesdays: 7:00 - 8:30pm Visit our website: for SPECIFIC DATES on the Open Swim Calendar, and for up-to-date changes. Children must be picked up by 2:15 and 8:30pm SHARP!

$1.00 - 17 years and under and Seniors 62+ $1.50 - 18 years and older Non-swimmers wishing to observe must pay. EXACT CHANGE, please.

A swim test may be given to children wishing to use the diving well or swim in deeper water.

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Classes fill QUICKLY. Register as soon as possible. Registration information may be found on the inside back cover of this guide.

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Parent/Child Class

Just For You Popular class

Individualized swim lessons, Ages 8+ This special needs swim program is designed for participants who have difficulty accomplishing skills in group lessons, need special attention, or are extremely afraid of the water. Sign up for one of these 5-class sessions, designed to give swimmers one-on-one instruction. $48 / $63 Non-resident East (pool) S 1/11 - 2/8 11:30am - 12noon 244050-E1 S 2/15 - 3/15 11:30am - 12noon 244050-E2 S 3/22 - 5/3 11:30am - 12noon 344050-E3

Adaptive Swim Lessons See page 4.

Aquatics Children’s Swim Instruction


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See below for prerequisites and class descriptions. All students will be tested at the first class to ensure proper level placement. We reserve the right to move students to the correct level for their safety. Children may have to repeat a level before all skills are completed satisfactorily. Must be AT LEAST age 6 (no exceptions) and AT LEAST 48 inches tall.

Level 1A Learn and practice submerging, breath control, floats (front and back), safety skills, and the front crawl (arms, kicking, and coordination).

Level 1B Passed Level 1A; learn and practice breath control, safety skills, and front crawl (proper rotary breathing, arms, kicking & coordination).

Level 2 Passed Level 1B; learn glides, bobbing, back crawl, elementary backstroke kick, jumping into deep water, treading water, and continue practicing coordinated front crawl.

Level 3 Passed Level 2; learn elementary back stroke, butterfly kick and body motion, scissors kick,

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1/11 - 3/15 East

(Open House: 2/15 - No observation during other classes.) $35 / $50 Non-resident Time Level Course# 8:30am 1B 244190-E1 8:30am 2 244110-E1 8:30am 3 244120-E1 9:00am 1A 244100-E2 9:00am 1B 244190-E2 9:00am 4B 244140-E2 9:30am 1A 244100-E3 9:30am 3 244120-E3 9:30am 5 244150-E3 10:00am 1B 244190-E4 10:00am 2 244110-E4 10:00am 4A 244130-E4 10:30am 1A 244100-E5 10:30am 2 244110-E5 10:30am 4B 244140-E5 11:00am 1A 244100-E6 11:00am 3 244120-E6 11:00am 6PWS* 244160-E6

Level 6 - Personal Water Safety

treading water (deep), kneeling dive into deep water, increase endurance, and coordinated front and back crawl.

Passed Level 5; learn self-rescue techniques, basic water safety skills, surface dives, and survival swimming. Increase distance on front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, and butterfly.

Level 4A Passed Level 3; learn breaststroke and standing dive, refine elementary backstroke, increase distance for front and back crawl.

Level 6 - Fitness Swimmer

Level 4B

Passed Level 5; improve efficiency for fitness/competitive swimming. Turns, setting up a fitness program, using pace clock and various training techniques; continue to refine/increase distance on front/back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and butterfly.

Passed Level 4A; learn sidestroke and butterfly. Refine elementary backstroke, front & back crawl, and breaststroke.

Level 5 Passed Level 4B; learn flip turns and surface dives. Refine breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly, increase distance, and continue refining front & back crawls and elementary backstroke.



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Spring: 3/22 - 5/17 East (Open House: 5/3 - No observation during other classes.) $31 / $46 Non-resident Time Level Course# 8:30 - 9:10am 1A 344100-E1 8:30 - 9:10am 2 344110-E1 8:30 - 9:10am 3 344120-E1 9:15 - 9:55am 1B 344190-E2 9:15 - 9:55am 2 344110-E2 9:15 - 9:55am 4A 344130-E2 10:00 - 10:40am 1A 344100-E3 10:00 - 10:40am 3 344120-E3 10:00 - 10:40am 4B 344140-E3 10:45 - 11:25am 1B 344190-E4 10:45 - 11:25am 2 344110-E4 10:45 - 11:25am 5 344150-E4

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1/16 - 3/6 Longfellow (pool) (Open House: 2/13 - No observation during other classes.) $35 / $50 Non-resident 5:30 - 6:10pm 1A 244100-11 5:30 - 6:10pm 1B 244190-11 6:15 - 6:55pm 1A 244100-12 6:15 - 6:55pm 2 244110-12

Evenings - Spring Th 3/20 - 5/15 Longfellow (pool) (Open House: 5/1 - No observation during other classes.) $35 / $50 Non-resident 5:30 - 6:10pm 1A 344100-11 5:30 - 6:10pm 1B 344190-11 6:15 - 6:55pm 2 344110-12 6:15 - 6:55pm 3 344120-12

*PWS = Personal Water Safety

Spectators Spectators are invited to attend scheduled Open House. No observation at other times. This ensures a good learning environment without distractions.

Pool Policies Provide own suits, towels and locks. Showers must be taken before swimming. The Recreation Department is not responsible for lost or damaged articles.

Arrival Time Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before, and leave within 15 minutes of the end of each program. Locker rooms are not always staffed with attendants.

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Wet Workout

Eligible for Multi-

Class DISCOUNT Ages 13+ Enjoy this shallow water exercise program that improves cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, coordination, and overall body strength. This is a low-impact activity; reap the benefits of the water without the strain on joints. No swim skills needed.

Lap Swim for Adults

Eligible for MultiClass DISCOUNT

Ages 18+ Supervised lap swimming for all ability levels. Great program to increase your fitness endurance or train for competition. Kickboards and pull buoys will be available to use during your workout. East (pool) $58 / $73 Non-resident MW 1/6 - 4/9 6:00 - 6:50pm $32 / $47 Non-resident MW 4/21 - 6/11 6:00 - 6:50pm

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Longfellow (pool) $35 / $50 Non-resident M 1/6 - 4/7 8:00 - 9:00pm 244700-01 T 1/7 - 4/8 7:15 - 8:15pm 244700-02 W 1/8 - 4/9 8:00 - 9:00pm 244700-03 $20 / $30 Non-resident M 4/21 - 6/9 8:00 - 9:00pm T 4/22 - 6/10 7:15 - 8:15pm W 4/23 - 6/11 8:00 - 9:00pm

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Flex Wet Workout Attend any or all of the Wet Workout classes during the session. Winter: $70 / $85 Non-resident 244700-04 Spring: $45 / $60 Non-resident 344700-04

Instructors NEEDED: Swim Instructors and American Red Cross Lifeguards, for summer programming. . . . apply at

Ages 18+ Start your health and wellness plan with an invigorating early morning swim! Enjoy supervised lap swimming with lanes designated for slow, medium, and fast swimmers. Kickboards and pull buoys available. East (pool) $68 / $83 Non-resident MWF 1/6 - 3/28 6:30 - 7:30am MWF 3/31 - 6/27 6:30 - 7:30am

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Special Olympics The Wauwatosa Special Olympics program provides year-round sports training and athletic competitions for persons age 8 years and older with cognitive (intellectual) disabilities. For more info, call Dan or Mary Ellen, agency managers,(262)255-5086.

Adult Swim Instruction Ages 18+, Co-ed Beginner Now is the time to learn to swim! Become comfortable in the water as you learn the front and back crawl strokes. Longfellow (pool) $40 / $55 Non-resident M 1/13 - 3/17 6:15 - 7:00pm M 3/24 - 6/9 6:15 - 7:00pm

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Continuing Work on stroke technique (including front crawl, breast stroke, and sidestroke) to improve your efficiency for fitness or competition. Must be comfortable in deep water. Longfellow (pool) $40 / $55 Non-resident M 1/13 - 3/17 7:00 - 7:45pm M 3/24 - 6/9 7:00 - 7:45pm

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Adaptive Swim Lessons These one-on-one lessons are designed for those identified as having a disability (physical limitations, cognitive delays and/or developmental delays) and may require direct physical assistance. Students may remain in these lessons, or these lessons may be used to prepare for inclusion to group lessons. Depending on the severity of the disability, parent or guardian may assist in the water. Call for registration information and availability of classes: (414)773-2900. $38 / $53 Non-resident for 5 classes.

Aquatic Club (USS Competitive Swim Team) Competitive swim program for children of all ages who can swim a minimum of 25 yards each of the front and back crawl. RED (novice) swimmers will learn the 4 competitive strokes, starts, and turns. WHITE (intermediate) swimmers will have some swim team experience and will focus on stroke technique, increased yardage, be introduced to interval work, and train for meets. BLUE (advanced) swimmers will swim greater yardage, do interval work, and swim in meets. HS (high school) swimmers will maintain endurance and strokes with specialized workouts, and participate in meets. Coaches are experienced, have CPR and Lifeguarding, and are USS certified. The team competes year-round in local and state USS meets. The team is currently full, but you may call to see if there are any openings. Spring Session practices will begin March 24 and run through June 12. See the Summer 2014 Activity Guide (available in March) for more details about the Spring and Summer sessions. Due to the nature of Aquatic Club scheduling, PRIORITY REGISTRATION for Spring and Spring/Summer is given to current team members.

Safety & Driver Education Babysitting Instruction This American Red Cross class will teach you the responsibilities and qualities of being a good babysitter and what to expect from the parents who hire you. You’ll learn how to: • Supervise children and choose appropriate activities and games • Handle emergencies and illnesses, perform first aid and help a choking child • Perform basic care routines including diapering and dressing infants, feeding infants and children • Interview for a job and market yourself safely Participants must attend ENTIRE class and pass skills and written tests to receive certification.

Boys & girls, age 11 and older.




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Popular class

Prerequisite: MUST be 11 years old by the END of the session. $59 / $74 Non-resident Fisher (art room) WTh 1/15 - 1/16 4:00 - 7:30pm ThF 2/6 - 2/7 4:00 - 8:00pm S 2/8 - 2/15 8:00am - 12noon W 3/5 - 3/12 4:30 - 8:30pm WTh 3/26 - 3/27 4:30 - 8:30pm Th 4/3 - 4/10 4:30 - 8:30pm

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No refunds or HH credits after 7 days prior to start date.

Some classes were advertised in the Fall guide and may be full.

Driver Education Winter / Spring 2014

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Applications for the Winter and Spring sessions of Driver Education are currently being accepted. Register online at or pick up an application at the Recreation Department, (12011 W. North Avenue) East High, West High, or download from our website:

Lifeguarding Ages 15 to attend class; 16+ to guard Get trained for a great job. Learn the skills and knowledge lifeguards need to prevent and respond to emergencies. Participation in ALL classes is required for certification, along with the passing of written and skills tests. (Additional time has been built into the schedule.) West $175 / $190 Non-resident Attend all of the following: Th 2/20 6:00 - 9:30pm S 2/22 8:30am - 5:00pm T 2/25 6:00 - 9:30pm Th 2/27 6:00 - 9:30pm S 3/1 8:30am - 5:00pm T 3/4 6:00 - 9:30pm Th 3/6 6:00 - 9:30pm 244400-01 Registration Deadline: 2/4.

Classroom Theory: 7:00 - 9:00pm

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MW 3/24 - 5/19 East 324000-E1 Students must be at least 15 years old to begin Classroom Theory; 15 years + 6 months to begin Behind-the-Wheel. Classroom Theory is 30 classroom hours; Behind-the-Wheel is 12 hours. Mandatory attendance for all classes. Fee $350 (for any student of high-school age) must be paid at time of registration. NO REFUNDS; fee may be applied to future Driver Education class, pending instructor’s approval.

Wauwatosa Recreation Department has partnered with United Driving School to oversee all aspects of the Driver Education program for the 2013-14 school year.

Weather Cancellations When the Wauwatosa School District cancels classes and / or extracurricular activities, all Recreation Department activities are also cancelled. Tune to local radio and tv stations for cancellation information.

Wauwatosa Center 11401 Watertown Plank Rd.

Highland Center 6119 W. Vliet Street



Drama, Theatre & Film

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Beginning Actor’s Workshop Popular class

Grades 2 - 6 Discover the basic fundamentals of acting including: - stage directions Creative Drama - facial expressions Popular class - vocal interpretation K4 - 1st Grade students will be intro- gestures duced to - auditioning - creative dramatization See what it takes to become - rhythmic movement to music a great actor or actress! - creative storytelling - pretend play (At least one session of Beginning Actor’s - use of props Workshop is required before participation in the This is a great opportunity for young- Little Theatre’s Spring Troupe in January.) sters to learn the basics of acting! Longfellow Longfellow $29 / $39 Non-resident S 1/4 - 2/22 9:00 - 10:00am 248010-01 S 1/4 - 2/22 10:00 - 11:00am 248010-02


First Star Media Script to Screen Workshop

Ages 11 - 15 Write, direct, and act in your very own movie! This introductory movie production class will inspire creativity and passion throughout the step-by-step process of creating a short film. All equipment necessary in making a digital film will be provided, including Canon HD camcorders and professional audio equipment. Students will be mailed a copy of their own movie. Instructor: Indie filmmaker, Nick Bailey, widely known for his successful feature film and TV pilot, Diary of an Ex-Child Elm Grove Village Hall (community room) $115 Resident & Non-resident S 4/5 - 4/12 9:00am - 4:00pm 346810-01

$34 / $49 Non-resident S 1/4 - 2/22 Grades 2 - 3 9:00 - 10:00am Grades 2 - 3 10:00 - 11:00am Grades 4 - 6 9:00 - 10:00am Grades 4 - 6 10:00 - 11:00am

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Intermediate Drama Workshop Grades 3 - 6 Advanced study and presentation including: - voice creativity - stage movement - character interaction - aspects of play production A presentation of a dramatic scene, play or reading will complete this workshop. (For students who have completed Beginning Actor’s Workshop or have participated in a Children’s Theatre play.) Longfellow $39 / $54 Non-resident S 1/4 - 2/22 10:00 - 11:30am 248040-01

c a f e´ 7203 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa 414 - 257-2005 BREAKFAST • LUNCH • DINNER

Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa Little Theatres 2014 announces tryouts for

“The Wizard of Oz” Children in grades 3 through 7, who have completed the Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa drama classes sponsored by the Wauwatosa Recreation Department, are invited to try out for the 2014 Little Theatre’s Trouping production of “The Wizard of Oz”. This play will be performed at all Wauwatosa elementary public and parochial schools in March and April. Each cast will have an evening performance for family and friends. Tryouts: Monday, January 13, 2014 OR Tuesday, January 14, 2014 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Longfellow Middle School Auditorium 7600 W. North Avenue

C h i l d r e n ’s F u n Saturday Art Kidz: The Impressionists

Saturday Art Kidz: Modern Art

Grades 1 - 5 Add light and color to long winter days as we create amazing art inspired by Monet and more. Fun and unique projects will strengthen skills in painting, drawing, and sculpture. Smiles and paint shirts are the only requirements.

Grades 1 - 5 Create modern masterpieces as we explore movement, shapes and vibrant colors inspired by Pollack, Kandinsky, and more. We’ll dabble in painting, drawing, and collage. Bring your paint shirt for a creative (and a little messy!) good time!

Instructor: Cathy Van Meter Longfellow (room 008) $48 / $63 Non-resident S 1/4 - 1/25 9:00 - 10:00am 252100-01 S 1/4 - 1/25 10:15 - 11:15am 252100-02

Holiday Arts & Crafts Workshop


Instructor: Cathy Van Meter Longfellow (cafeteria) $12 / $22 Non-resident M 12/2 9:30 - 10:30am M 12/2 12:30 - 1:30pm


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Weather Cancellations When the Wauwatosa School District cancels classes and / or extracurricular activities, all Recreation Department activities are also cancelled. Tune to local radio and tv stations for cancellation information.

Instructor: Cathy Van Meter Longfellow (room 008) $48 / $63 Non-resident S 2/8 - 3/1 9:00 - 10:00am 252101-01 S 2/8 - 3/1 10:15 - 11:15am 252101-02

No School?

Grades 1 - 5 ‘Tis the season to create unique handmade ornaments and crafts using wood, paints, wintery materials and more. Take off your mittens and put on your paint shirt for lots of creative fun.


Let It Snow Fluffy Painting Grades 1 - 5 Create a wintery snowscape using fluffy paints and other materials mixed with your creative touches. You’ve never built a snowman like this before!

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Instructor: Cathy Van Meter Longfellow (cafeteria) $12 / $22 Non-resident M 12/2 10:40 - 11:40am 152040-01 M 12/2 1:40 - 2:40pm 152040-02

Mad Science Saturdays! Wacky Winter Science Show

Winter Frost

Wild Weather and Lights

Ages 4 - 12 Join a real Mad Scientist for a few hours of festive fun, featuring a mixture of science and magic. Then, as a grand finale, the audience will be introduced to a mysterious cool...rock?? (You’ll have to wait until the show to find out more.) Enjoy hands-on Fun Stations to make your own snowy Forest Crystal Gardens (and learn a little chemistry in the process), Holiday Magic Bracelets using special UV light-sensitive beads, and Winter Sparkle Slime.

Ages 5 - 12 Come visit the North Pole! It is sooooo cold outside . . . but not as cold as dry ice (it is 109° below zero!). This COOL class will have you shivering with excitement as we freeze water to ice in 30 seconds, just like Jack Frost. See how, with just one breath, you can build a giant bubbling potion, make soda carbonated, and puff a cloud into the air. The fun continues after class when you use your Thermocolor Cup to test the temperature of liquid matter at home!

Ages 5 - 12 Become a meteorologist-in-training, and discover how hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms develop, and how powerful they can be! Investigate the ways in which weather is predicted and measured. Conduct hands-on experiments to better understand why it rains and how lightening is formed. See a spectacular chemical energy display and understand how fireworks are made. Make your own UV detector to investigate amazingly wild weather!

Longfellow (cafeteria) $29 / $39 Non-resident S 12/14 1:00 - 3:00pm

Longfellow (cafeteria) $29 / $39 Non-resident S 2/15 1:00 - 3:00pm

Longfellow (cafeteria) $29 / $39 Non-resident S 3/22 1:00 - 3:00pm




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Register NOW for the classes on this page! Step Into German Grades 1 - 5 Join us for a day of German fun! Be immersed in the sights, sounds and scents of another culture! Sing, dance, eat, play and learn German in a handson atmosphere led by Wauwatosa’s German students, and supervised by school district teachers. Activities will include language games, soccer, crafts, German T-shirts, and more. Lunch and snacks provided. Instructors: Wauwatosa School District’s German Department West (learning center) $20 / $25 Non-resident S 2/15 9:00am - 3:30pm 246361-01

Ice Fishing Academy Ages 6 - 9 Discover the world below the ice, and enjoy the outdoors this winter. This two-hour, hands-on class will have young anglers on the ice, receiving cutting-edge instruction on how to safely and properly use some essential ice fishing tools to target a variety of fish species. All materials (jigs, rods, tipups, bait, Vexilar flasher units, underwater cameras, etc.) will be provided. Insulated and heated Clam™ ice shelters will serve as mobile classrooms to enable a comfortable learning atmosphere in any weather conditions. Instructor: Chad Leton, HookedUp 101 Fishing Academy Elm Grove Village Park (meet at Village Hall Court Room) $20 / $30 Non-resident S 2/1 9:30 - 11:30am 246820-01

Chefs In the Making

Wee Chefs

Ages 7 - 12 Kids will learn the fundamentals of becoming good cooks while preparing a fun and delicious meal, measuring, mixing and learning some old-fashioned “tricks of the trade”.

Ages 3 - 6, with adult Children will have a great time creating fun and easy foods.

Instructor: Laura Moore

Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day means pink and red candy hearts and all kinds of sweet treats. Heart-shaped pizzas and Valentine Twinkies are just a few of the delicious items on the menu for our Valentine’s class. $19 / $29 Non-resident M 1/20 1:00 - 3:00pm


Easter Easter is right around the corner! Join us in preparing some wonderful recipes such as Bunny Cream Puffs, candy baskets, and ham and cheese croissants. East (room 188) $19 / $29 Non-resident S 3/29 1:00 - 3:00pm

Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is coming, which means we will be making chocolate bowls and other sweet treats! All supplies are provided. East (room 188) $19 / $29 Non-resident M 1/20 11:00 - 11:45am 291105-01

Dr. Seuss’ Birthday In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday we will make fun treats from some of our favorite Dr. Seuss books. All supplies are provided. East (room 188) $19 / $29 Non-resident S 3/29 11:00 - 11:45am 291102-01

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How to Eat a Brownie! Children’s Etiquette Classes Popular class

Ages 7 - 12 Children who are taught good manners have a lifelong advantage in job situations and personal relationships. We start with introductions, shaking hands, good posture, eye contact, and projecting confidence when meeting people. We continue with conversation skills, family etiquette, what the “R” stands for in R.S.V.P., and when, why and how to write memorable thank you notes. One class is devoted to table manners at home and in restaurants. It is fun, practical, and relevant to this age group. There are activities in each class. The reasons for the rules are always made clear. Instructor: Margery Sinclair Fisher (Board Room) $70 / $85 Non-resident Th 4/24 - 5/8 4:30 - 6:00pm

Instructor: Laura Moore


Ages 8 - 12 Learn to sew using the Kids Can Sew® & Fashion Design program. The curriculum is fun and easy for children to understand, with projects designed to be completed in a short amount of time. Each student will receive her/his own Student Pattern Packet, which contains 10 projects. The cost of the packet is $35, due on the first day of class. Instructor: Theresa Schumann, Licensed Kids Can Sew® Instructor Whitman (room 5) $60 / $75 Non-resident S 1/18 - 2/8 10:00am - 12noon 252205-01 S 3/8 - 3/29 10:00am - 12noon 252205-02

Weather Cancellations When the Wauwatosa School District cancels classes and / or extracurricular activities, all Recreation Department activities are also cancelled. Tune to local radio and tv stations for cancellation information.

Pre-school Fun Music Maker and More

Popular class

Pre-School Music Program Ages 9 mos. - 4 yrs. All ages are recommendations, not restrictions; older and younger children are welcome to register.

Crawlers & Creepers Bug Science & Art for Pre-School Ages 2 - 5, with parent or caregiver From butterflies to beetles, pre-schoolers will learn about our tiny neighbors through stories and art. Unique multisensory projects make for a fun, creative experience . . . and don’t be surprised if a few of our little friends make a special appearance!

This sing-along musical activity group is designed for children and their parents or caregivers. The class incorporates traditional children’s songs, rhythm instruments, dance movements and puppets that help tell a story within Instructor: Cathy Van Meter a song. Bring your dancing feet and $45 / $60 Non-resident Lincoln (room 7) Room 7 is located on the ground floor join this fun family class! Instructor: Music Maker & More staff Longfellow (room 235) $68 Resident & Non-resident S 2/8 - 3/29 9:00 - 9:30am 291010-05 Lincoln (room 7) Room 7 is located on the ground floor

and requires the use of stairs for access.

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1/16 - 2/13 9:30 - 10:15am 4/10 - 5/15* 9:30 - 10:15am

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Underwood (art room) M 2/24 - 3/24 9:00 - 9:45am


and requires the use of stairs for access.

$84 Resident & Non-resident M 1/20 - 3/24 9:10 - 9:40am M 1/20 - 3/24 9:50 - 10:20am W 1/22 - 3/26 9:10 - 9:40am W 1/22 - 3/26 9:50 - 10:20am $42 Resident & Non-resident M 4/21 - 5/19 9:10 - 9:40am M 4/21 - 5/19 9:50 - 10:20am W 4/23 - 5/21 9:10 - 9:40am W 4/23 - 5/21 9:50 - 10:20am

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All ages are recommendations, not restrictions; older and younger children are welcome to register.

Children will have a wonderful time exploring in this child-directed class. They will work with free art (no completed projects, just fun), manipulative toys, puzzles, books, puppets, and songs. Children learn best through play, so our goal is for them to be creative and use their imaginations as they play. All supplies are included. Dress appropriately; art is messy. Lincoln (room 7)

Room 7 is located on the ground floor

and requires the use of stairs for access.

$63 Resident & Non-resident F 1/24 - 3/7 8:45 - 9:15am


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Popular class

Ages 2 - 5, with parent or caregiver Swirl paints like Van Gogh and splash and splatter like Pollack! Pre-schoolers love this popular class that enables them to experience a variety of materials and concepts that encourage artistic exploration and discovery . . . and getting paint between their fingers! New artists and projects each session, so sign up for all! Instructor: Cathy Van Meter $45 / $60 Non-resident Lincoln (room 7) Room 7 is located on the ground floor and requires the use of stairs for access.

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Tales and Tails Animal Stories & Art

Paint & Play Club

Ages 1 - 2.5 years


Little Art Masters


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Little Imaginations



Ages 1 - 5, with parent or caregiver Enjoy open, creative playtime with room for little ones to wiggle and bounce, plus a cool art station for creative fun. It’s a great environment for play and for grownups to chat, laugh and share. Start the morning with bouncy balls, toys, and parachute games. Next, it’s time for creative fun, where kids will discover tables filled with a rainbow of paints, brushes, dough, sculpting tools, blocks, and more. Instructor: Cathy Van Meter $45 / $60 Non-resident Underwood (art room) W 1/15 - 2/12 9:30 - 10:30am M 2/24 - 3/24 10:00 - 11:00am W 2/26 - 3/26 9:30 - 10:30am M 4/7 - 5/12° 10:00 - 11:00am W 4/9 - 5/14°° 9:30 - 10:30am ° No class 4/14. °°No class 4/16.

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Ages 2 - 5, with parent or caregiver It’s the perfect combination of animals and art! Children learn all about animals (and their tails) with a unique interactive story and animal-themed art project each week. We’ll read many beloved and beautifully illustrated books, and then create whiskery animal masks, fuzzy collages, and more. Think how much fun it would be to have a tail, and don’t forget your paint shirt! New stories and projects each session, so sign up for all! Instructor: Cathy Van Meter $45 / $60 Non-resident Lincoln (room 7) Room 7 is located on the ground floor and requires the use of stairs for access.

Th 2/27 - 3/27 9:30 - 10:15am Underwood (art room) M 4/7 - 5/12° 9:00 - 9:45am °No class 4/14.

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Tu m b l i n g & K i d n a s t i c s



Petite Poms Grades K5 - 5 Young pompon enthusiasts will receive an introduction to pompon activities. Participants will also perform during half time of a Tosa Basketball League middle school game. Washington (gym) $28 / $38 Non-resident (includes pompons and t’shirt) Th 2/6 - 3/6 5:00 - 6:00pm 258000-01


Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $37 / $52 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 8:30 - 9:00am 260020-01 S 1/4 - 3/1 10:30 - 11:00am 260020-02 M 1/6 - 2/24 6:00 - 6:30pm 260020-03 W 1/8 - 2/26 6:45 - 7:15pm 260020-04


Register NOW for the classes on this page! Parent/Tot Movement

Popular class

Ages 16 - 23 months Designed to assist the parent and child in using their imagination through guided discovery of basic motor skills. This includes balancing, large muscle movements, and creative playing. One parent per child. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $31 / $46 Non-resident S 1/4 - 1/25 8:30 - 9:00am 260015-01 W 1/8 - 1/29 6:00 - 6:30pm 260015-03 S 2/8 - 3/1 8:30 - 9:00am 260015-04 W 2/5 - 2/26 6:00 - 6:30pm 260015-06 S W S W

3/8 - 3/29 3/5 - 4/2 4/5 - 5/3 4/9 - 5/7

8:30 - 9:00am 6:00 - 6:30pm 8:30 - 9:00am 6:00 - 6:30pm

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Popular class

Ages 3 - 4 Children will learn basic motor skills, improve coordination, and develop listening skills while being introduced to basic tumbling and gymnastics equipment.

Some classes on this page were advertised in the Fall guide and may be full.

Parent/Tot Tumbling


Popular class

3/8 - 5/3 3/8 - 5/3 3/3 - 4/28 3/5 - 5/7

8:30 - 9:00am 10:30 - 11:00am 6:00 - 6:30pm 6:45 - 7:15pm

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Classes fill QUICKLY. Register as soon as possible. Registration information may be found on the inside back cover of this guide.

Popular class

Ages 24 - 36 months A fun class for a parent and child to build a growing relationship through the learning of basic motor skills, coordination, and tumbling. One parent per child.

Advanced Kidnastics

Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $31 / $46 Non-resident S 1/4 - 1/25 9:00 - 9:30am 260010-01 S 1/4 - 1/25 11:45am - 12:15pm 260010-02 M 1/6 - 1/27 6:00 - 6:30pm 260010-03 W 1/8 - 1/29 6:30 - 7:00pm 260010-04 S 2/8 - 3/1 9:00 - 9:30pm 260010-05 S 2/8 - 3/1 11:45am - 12:15pm 260010-06 M 2/3 - 2/24 6:00 - 6:30pm 260010-07 W 2/5 - 2/26 6:30 - 7:00pm 260010-08

Ages 3 - 4 For children who have participated in the Kidnastics program. Build upon various skills taught in Kidnastics and concentrate on better control and form in tumbling skills. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $37 / $52 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 12:15 - 12:45pm 260030-01 M 1/6 - 2/24 7:15 - 7:45pm 260030-02



3/8 - 3/29 3/8 - 3/29 3/3 - 3/24 3/5 - 4/2 4/5 - 5/3 4/5 - 5/3 3/31 - 4/28 4/9 - 5/7

9:00 - 9:30am 11:45am - 12:15pm 6:00 - 6:30pm 6:30 - 7:00pm 9:00 - 9:30am 11:45am - 12:15pm 6:00 - 6:30pm 6:30 - 7:00pm

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Spectators are invited to attend scheduled Open House. No observation at other times. This ensures a good learning environment without distractions.

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Gymnastics Beginner Gymnastics

Pre-Beginner Gymnastics Popular class

Ages 5 - 6 Learn backward rolls, tripods, and cartwheels. Enhance coordination and body strength. Requirement: Must be able to do a forward roll unassisted. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $41 / $56 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 9:00 - 9:45am 260040-01 S 1/4 - 3/1 11:00 - 11:45am 260040-02 M 1/6 - 2/24 6:30 - 7:15pm 260040-03 W 1/8 - 2/26 6:00 - 6:45pm 260040-05 W 1/8 - 2/26 7:00 - 7:45pm 260040-06 S S M W W

3/8 - 5/3 3/8 - 5/3 3/3 - 4/28 3/5 - 5/7 3/5 - 5/7

9:00 - 9:45am 11:00 - 11:45am 6:30 - 7:15pm 6:00 - 6:45pm 7:00 - 7:45pm

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Enrolled in Pre-Beginner or Beginner Gymnastics? Try Balance and Bounce!

Popular class

Ages 5 -7 Currently enrolled in Pre-Beginner Gymnastics or have taken at least one session of Pre-Beginner. Designed to introduce basic skills on the balance beam, uneven bars, and vault. Each day will focus on a different piece of equipment. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $41 / $56 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 9:45 - 10:30am 260120-01 M 1/6 - 2/24 6:30 - 7:15pm 260120-02 3/8 - 5/3 3/3 - 4/28

9:45 - 10:30am 6:30 - 7:15pm

Passed Pre-Beginner Learn different types of cartwheels, dance skills, and handstands. Concentrate on body control and strengthening. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $46 / $61 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 10:30 - 11:30am 260050-01 M 1/6 - 2/24 7:15 - 8:15pm 260050-02 S M

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Passed Beginner Gymnastics Learn handstand to bridge, back bend kick-over, round-offs and dance skills, and review skills learned in Beginner Gymnastics. Concentrate on body control and strengthening. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $46 / $61 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 11:30am - 12:30pm 260070-01 3/8 - 5/3

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Advanced Balance and Bounce Passed Beginner Gymnastics and Balance and Bounce While using the balance beam, uneven bars and vault, build on tumbling and dance skills learned in Beginner Gymnastics and Balance and Bounce. Learn new skills on each apparatus, mounts and dismounts. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $41 / $56 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 12:45 - 1:30pm 260130-01 S

3/8 - 5/3

12:45 - 1:30pm

Some classes on this page were advertised in the Fall guide and may be full.

Advanced Gymnastics Passed Intermediate Gymnastics Learn front and back walk-overs and front handsprings. Connect tumbling and dance skills learned in Intermediate Gymnastics. Emphasis is on body control and form. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $46 / $61 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 9:30 - 10:30am 260075-01

Intermediate Gymnastics


Balance and Bounce





3/8 - 5/3

9:30 - 10:30am


Jr. Prep Gymnastics Ages 10 - 17 Designed for middle- and high-school participants who need to work on beginner or intermediate skills and are not comfortable in the Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced classes. Learn new skills on the floor, beam, uneven bars, and vault. Coaches will work each class period to improve dance and tumbling skills at each student’s pace. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $46 / $61 Non-resident W 1/8 - 2/26 7:15 - 8:15pm 260110-01 W

3/5 - 5/7

7:15 - 8:15pm


Power Tumbling Passed Intermediate Gymnastics Focus on advanced tumbling skills such as front and back handsprings, and connect them while maintaining body control and form. Longfellow (lower level/recreation room) $46 / $61 Non-resident S 1/4 - 3/1 12:30 - 1:30pm 260080-01 S

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12:30 - 1:30pm


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Register NOW for the classes on this page! Tosa Volleyball League (TVL) Grades 4 - 8, Boys and Girls

Limited spaces available . . . Don’t Delay!!

Compete in the sport of volleyball! The first two weeks will be instructional, focusing on the basics: bumping, setting, spiking, serving, rotation, and rules, followed by six weeks of league play. Team formation will be determined after the practice sessions by the on-site coaches. League play is co-ed. Whitman (gym) $45 / $60 Non-resident S 4/5 - 6/7 Grade 4 9:00 - 10:00am 368120-04 Grade 5 10:00 - 11:00am 368120-05 Grade 6 - 8 11:00am - 12noon 368120-06

Intro to Karate Grades 1 - 5 Learn the basic techniques of Karate and safety training while having fun. This program promotes the development of physical and mental qualities that leads to success at home and at school. See improvement in focus, fitness, coordination, control, and confidence. Students are challenged in a positive way to do their personal best at blocking, striking and self-defense, while learning to avoid conflict and control confrontation. Instructor: Mark Weinberg Location: Black Belt Leadership Academy (10704 W. Burleigh Street) $29 / $39 Non-resident F 2/14 - 2/28 6:30 - 7:15pm 268800-01 F 5/2 - 5/16 6:30 - 7:15pm 368800-01

Wrestling Fee includes t’shirt and membership in the Tosa Wrestling Club. Head Coach: Ryan Gottsaker

Grades 2 - 5 Learn the moves and strategies involved in amateur wrestling. Get basic and advanced wrestling skills instruction, games, and live matches, and develop a love for the sport. Includes a fun clubonly tournament. Instructors: Aaron Sobieszczyk and several high school wrestlers West (room 260) $69 / $84 Non-resident TTh 1/28 - 3/13 6:30 - 8:00pm 268600-01

Mighty Mites Soccer Popular class

Ages 3 - 4, Boys and Girls These camps feature fun games, basic skills and a positive introduction to the game of soccer, including individual and team play. Age-appropriate activities used by Coerver® Coaching throughout the world are proven to be challenging, effective and outrageously fun. Parents and older siblings are encouraged to participate with the child. Fisher (gym) $50 / $65 Non-resident S 2/15 - 3/8 10:30 - 11:15am 268411-01

Middle School - Grades 6 - 8 Learn more about the sport and get a head start on the January 27 start of the Archery middle school wrestling season. Get Ages 8+ info on local tournaments. Join the staff at West Town Archery to Instructors: learn the basic skills of archery, how to Kelly Movroydis, DJ Wurster, Justin Kachar, and use equipment safely and properly, and Aaron Sobieszczyk the form necessary to sight. Use your West (room 260) $26 / $36 Non-resident TTh 1/2 - 1/23 6:30 - 8:00pm 268600-02 new skills to score on an official indoor target. Gain the skill to shoot most Trojan Basketball Camp archery equipment safely and accurateGrades 1 - 5, Boys and Girls ly, and with proper form. No equipment Have fun and make new friends while or archery knowledge necessary. learning the fundamentals of basketball. West Town Archery (4135 N 126 St., Brookfield) Work on dribbling, shooting, passing, $45 / $60 Non-resident rebounding and team play. Drills, con- S 12/7 - 12/28 3:00 - 4:00pm 146360-03 tests, and games will combine to make W 1/8 - 1/29 4:45 - 5:45pm 246360-01 W 2/5 - 2/26 4:45 - 5:45pm 246360-02 this a fine learning experience. Coordinator: Ashley Imperiale, Tosa West Girl’s Coach Fisher (gym) $43 / $58 Non-resident S 1/11 - 2/8 Grades 1 - 2 10:30 - 11:30am 268010-01 Grades 3 - 5 10:30 - 11:30am 268010-02

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic Ages 10+ Ultimate Frisbee combines aspects of football, soccer, and basketball in an exciting, non-contact game. This fun clinic will teach the fundamentals of throwing a frisbee and the basic skills used in Ultimate. Play several games of Ultimate. Location: Elm Grove Village Park $20 / $30 Non-resident (includes Ultimate disc) S 4/26 10:00am - 12noon 368500-01

W 3/5 - 3/26 W 4/9 - 4/30 S 5/10 - 5/31

4:45 - 5:45pm 4:45 - 5:45pm 3:30 - 4:30pm

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Wauwatosa Boys Rugby Club Grades 9 - 12 Join this exciting, competitive contact sport! Learn the sport of rugby and compete as part of an interscholastic club in the Wisconsin High School Rugby Conference. $100 Returning Player / $125 New Player Spring Season: Mid-March - June Practices Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 4:30 - 6:00pm at Longfellow (Indoor practices to begin in February - TBD) Activity #: 239400-00

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Spring Trojan Baseball Camp

Grades 2 - 8, Boys and Girls If you are looking to improve your baseball knowledge and fundamental skills, you have come to the right place. Join us for our spring Baseball Camp, hosted by Wauwatosa West’s Varsity Coach Chad Mateske, and some of his staff and players. Bring your positive approach and glove to the Grades 2-5 camp to work on basic fielding, throwing, hitting and base running skills. Grade 6-8 camp will analyze and assess your basic skill level and add in upperlevel skills work including bunt coverage, first and third situations, double plays, plays at the plate, hitting with runners in scoring postion, and base running fundamentals. Pitchers, sign up for a camp just for you. Emphasis is on pitching mechanics, fielding your postion, holding runners, and intro to various pitches. For players looking to advance their skills for tournament and traveling teams. Fisher (Breitlow Field) $42 / $67 Non-resident S 4/26 - 5/10 Grades 2 - 5 8:30 - 9:45am 368700-01 Grades 6 - 8 9:45 - 11:00am 368700-02 Pitching Camp 11:00am - 12noon 368700-P3


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Community Sports Organizations


Day Trip

Sunburst Tubing Trip

New!! Little Switzerland 4 -Time Learning Program Ages 10 - 17 Enjoy a lifetime sport that will keep you active and fit each winter. In four lessons plus additional practice time on the hill, children will develop the basic skills to successfully learn the sports of skiing or snowboarding. Fee includes ski or snowboard lessons, equipment rentals, lift tickets, and transportation. Bus will pick up and drop off at Fisher Building - Recreation Department.

Monday, January 27 $35 / $50 Non-resident Depart from Fisher Administration Building’s east parking lot at 9:15am; Return approximately 2:00pm. 246900-01 Registration Deadline: 1/20. No Refunds After 1/20.

Little Switzerland ski & snowboard instructors Little Switzerland Ski Area M 12/9 - 1/6* 4:00 - 8:45pm *No class 12/23. Inclement weather make-up 1/13.

Skiing Snowboarding

$160 per person 246901-01 $190 per person 246901-02

Registration Deadline: 11/29. No refunds or credits after 11/29.

Tosa Baseball League

Tosa Trojans Baseball Club

Co-ed baseball, age 7 - 15: Girl’s fastpitch softball, age 7 - 15:

Tosa Kickers

James Ingbretson (414)476-8341

Tom Ertel, Exec. Dir. (414)861-3725

Ages 10 - 15 Thanks to the magic of snowmaking and grooming, you will be laughing all the way as your innertube whisks you down one of Sunburst’s 900-foot long chutes, each with a 10-story drop, reaching speeds in excess of 40 miles per hour! With the help of a 540-foot long Magic Carpet Lift to take you back to the top, tubing will be easier and more fun than ever!

Jr. Trojan Youth Football (West H.S. District)

Wauwatosa Soccer Club, Inc

Trojan Basketball Club (West H.S. District)

Tom Langer (414)259-9966

Ken Rudzinski (414)731-9411

Junior Raider Baseball Junior Raider Basketball Junior Raider Football (East H.S. District)

North Central Little League Baseball, ages 5-15

Wauwatosa Blazers Youth Lacrosse Club Joe Cieszynski (boys) (414)617-8874 Sara Guttormson (414)607-7242

Wauwatosa Women’s Tennis League Diana (414)453-7987 Shari (414)771-1668


A d u l t S p o r ts & F i t n e s s Golf Lessons Adults! Sponsored by the PGA of Wisconsin

Beginner Golf - Adult PGA Lessons Indoor @ Currie Park Golf Dome Get golf-ready in this series of five group golf lessons. This is your chance to learn the game in a fun and relaxed environment. Adults with little or no golf experience will learn the basics from a PGA professional: basic swing concepts as they pertain to full swing, chipping and putting, how to register to play golf, rules, etiquette, and what all of the different clubs do. Classes may also tour the golf course. Class size is limited to 8 people, ensuring a beginner-friendly environment. These onehour classes are great to take with your spouse or a friend! Currie Park Golf Dome $79 / $99 Non-resident Balls & clubs available for use. W 4/2 - 4/30 7:15 - 8:15pm Th 4/3 - 5/1 6:00 - 7:00pm Th 4/3 - 5/1 7:15 - 8:15pm W 5/7 - 6/4 6:00 - 7:00pm Th 5/8 - 6/5 6:00 - 7:00pm

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Intermediate Golf Adult PGA Lessons Keep improving your golf game. This series of five classes is designed for golfers who have some golf experience or have taken the beginner golf class. Continue with the basic fundamentals and get more in depth with the swing. If weather permits, some instruction will occur on the actual golf course. Course strategy-management, as well as different lies, “reading the greens” and course conditions will be introduced. These loosely-structured classes will allow for flexibility in each student’s progress. Limit 6 golfers per class. Instructor: PGA golf professional Currie Park Golf Dome $89 / $109 Non-resident W 4/2 - 4/30 6:00 - 7:00pm W 5/7 - 6/4 7:15 - 8:15pm Th 5/8 - 6/5 7:15 - 8:15pm

H.I.I.T. Ages 13+ HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class is a total body, heart-pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines fullbody strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to strengthen your body, improve your endurance, and rapidly shed body fat. Modifications for all fitness levels provided.


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Muscle Conditioning

Instructor: Lisa Wells Fisher (gym) $48 / $63 Non-resident Th 1/9 - 4/10 6:30 - 7:25pm $30 / $45 Non-resident Th 4/24 - 6/12 6:30 - 7:25pm

Fisher (gym) $45 / $60 Non-resident Eligible for MultiMighty Bones W 1/8 - 4/9 5:35 - 6:20pm Class DISCOUNT Co-ed $28 / $38 Non-resident Do you have osteoporosis? Are you at W 4/23 - 6/11 5:35 - 6:20pm

risk for developing it? Then this class is for you! Studies have shown that exercise can help ward off this disease’s bone-thinning effects in both women and men! Sign up for a Fitness (Plus!) class for increased benefit! Instructor: Linda Bergmann Fisher (gym) $38 / $53 Non-resident T 1/7 - 4/8 4:45 - 5:30pm $28 / $38 Non-resident T 4/22 - 6/10 4:45 - 5:30pm


Whitman (gym) $35 / $50 Non-resident (12-week session) $18 / $28 Non-resident (6-week session)

Advance registration is required. Teams are organized nightly by the site coordinator. Basketball - Men’s Open

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Get Fit and $ ave! Multi-Class DISCOUNT! Register for more than one select fitness class highlighted in this Activity Guide before January 4 and save $$$$$! 2 classes - save $5 3 classes - save $10 4 classes - save $20 (Prior registrations do not apply to this offer.)

For Adults, 25 years and older

Tuesdays 1/7 - 3/25 4/1 - 5/13



Open Play Gym

Mondays 7:15 - 9:15pm 1/6 - 3/24 272000-01 3/31 - 5/12 372000-01

Eligible for MultiClass DISCOUNT

Ages 13+ This 45-minute full-body workout includes the staple of any exercise fitness program: firm and tone upper and lower muscle groups incorporating hand weights, resistance bands, body resistance and more! Ramp it up, or decrease intensity to meet your fitness 273050-01 level. NEW Instructor: Kathy Fried Instructor!! 373050-01

$35 / $50 $18 / $28

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$35 / $50 $18 / $28


Eligible for MultiClass DISCOUNT

Ages 13+ Beginner & Intermediate Develop long, lean muscles without building bulk by focusing on the “core” to assist in distributing strength evenly throughout the body. Increase flexibility, improve posture, build strong muscles, and reduce stress. Bring a mat. Instructor: Marj Chepp A.M. classes! East (small gym) $52 / $67 Non-resident MW 1/13 - 2/26 7:00 - 7:45am 273080-01 MW 3/3 - 4/9 7:00 - 7:45am 273080-03 MW 4/21 - 6/4 7:00 - 7:45am 373080-01 Longfellow (small gym) $52 / $67 Non-resident MW 1/13 - 2/26 7:00 - 7:45pm 273080-02 MW 3/3 - 4/9 7:00 - 7:45pm 273080-04 MW 4/21 - 6/4 7:00 - 7:45pm 373080-02

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Fitness Class Schedule M T FISHER 8:00a 9:20a 4:45p Zumba Mighty Bones 5:35p Total Body Fusion Fitness Plus! 6:30p Hatha Yoga Zumba LONGFELLOW 5:45p 6:00p Arthritis Exercise 6:45p 7:00p Pilates

Fitness Plus!

Eligible for MultiClass DISCOUNT

Ages 13+ Add variety to your fitness routine! Basic steps, fun movement patterns, and high energy music provide a great cardio workout. Combine this with Pilates exercises to tone your core muscles, and use hand weights or resistance bands for strength training. End your workout with stretching and a cooldown. Instructor: Linda Bergmann Fisher (gym) $70 / $85 Non-resident TTh 1/7 - 4/10 5:35 - 6:20pm $40 / $55 Non-resident TTh 4/22 - 6/12 5:35 - 6:20pm

Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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Suffering from joint problems? Avoiding exercise because you hurt or are overweight? Combine range of motion exercises, strength training, and gentle aerobics to increase flexibility and strengthen muscles surrounding weak joints. Practice pain management techniques. Use light weights, bands and balls for strengthening. Must be able to get up and down independently for floor work. Instructor: Marj Chepp, Arthritis Foundation certified Longfellow (small gym) $51 / $61 Non-resident MW 1/13 - 2/26 6:00 - 6:45pm 273092-01 MW 3/3 - 4/9 6:00 - 6:45pm 273092-02 MW 4/21 - 6/4 6:00 - 6:45pm 373092-01

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Classes listed in colored text are eligible for multi-class discount. Swim fitness classes on page 4. See page 14 for details. Limited time offer . . . don’t delay!

Personal Trainer Need exercise guidance or motivation? Our Personal Training program is designed to provide you with an individualized program based on your needs, to help achieve your goals. • weight loss • improved wellness • strength • flexibility • endurance • balance • coordination Lauren Will, our Personal Trainer, is an exercise professional with the knowledge Lauren Will, Personal Trainer and experience to offer advice and One Hour Individual Training Sessions guidance in the areas of exercise and 1 Session $29 fitness. 3 Sessions $81 She can assist you by designing a safe 5 Sessions $120 and effective exercise program to help 8 Sessions $184 you reach personal goals such as weight 10 Sessions $225 loss, improved wellness, strength, One Hour Partner Training Sessions flexibility, endurance, balance and 2 people: $22/person ($44/session) 3 people $20/person ($60/session) coordination. Program Policies: All sessions are 1 hour in length. Personal Training sessions are non-refundable. Must cancel at least 12 hours in advance of scheduled training session. Failure to contact trainer will result in forfeiture of a session. Sessions that begin late will end one hour from the original scheduled start time.

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Circuit Blast for Beginners Ages 13+ Eligible for MultiLooking for someClass DISCOUNT thing that is not your average fitness class, but no idea where to start? Look no further, this circuit class is an all-body workout! Utilize different fitness moves and equipment at various stations on a timed schedule. Class will last between 35 - 45 minutes. Instructor: Lauren Will Fisher (gym) $38 / $53 Non-resident W 1/8 - 4/9 4:45 - 5:30pm 273090-01


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Ages 13+ A complete body workout in 45 minutes! Focusing on punching, kicking, and striking techniques. Mix up your routine with flexibility and strengthbuilding moves using your own body weight and simple plyometric drills. Class will also be interspersed with sculpting moves. So get ready to rev up your heart, increase your stamina, and improve muscle definition. Recommended you bring your own mat. Instructor: Tanya Griffin Intermediate & Fisher (gym) Advanced Level $25 / $35 Non-resident M 4/21 - 6/9 5:35 - 6:20pm 373086-01

Get trained on fitness equipment during the first week. Sessions have a limited number of participants, so you can easily complete your workout and receive individualized attention from the staff. If you’re already familiar with the equipment, use this time to work out on your own. This is not an instructor-led activity. If minimum registration number is not met, activity will be cancelled. East (fitness center) $55 / $70 Non-resident MW 1/6 - 4/9 6:00 - 8:00pm 299075-E1 $30 / $45 Non-resident S 1/11 - 6/7 8:30 - 10:30am 299075-E2 $28 / $38 Non-resident MW 4/21 - 6/11 6:00 - 8:00pm 399075-E1

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Work out on any scheduled days or nights during a session, both locations. East and West (fitness centers) Please see above for dates & times. $82 / $97 Non-resident 1/6 - 4/10 299075-F1 $42 / $57 Non-resident 4/21 - 6/11 399075-F1

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Ages 13+ Combine strength training exercises for an ultimate, all-over muscle toning and sculpting workout with the use of exercise balls, hand weights, and resistance bands. Recommended that you bring your own mat. Instructor: Michele Tonkovitz East (fitness center)* $65 / $80 Non-resident TTh 1/7 - 4/10 6:00 - 7:00pm $34 / $49 Non-resident TTh 4/22 - 6/5 6:00 - 7:00pm

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Fitness Centers

West (fitness center) $55 / $70 Non-resident TTh 1/7 - 4/10 6:00 - 8:00pm $28 / $38 Non-resident TTh 4/22 - 6/12 6:00 - 8:00pm

Ultimate Total-Body Toner

Total Body Fusion

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Ages 13+ This total body workout mixes functional training with compound exercises, dynamic movement, variation of exercise sequences, angles, movement patterns, rep speeds and equipment use. You’ll keep moving from exercise to exercise with very few breaks in between. The sequencing keeps the heart rate fired up while shedding body fat and shaping muscles. A light and medium set of hand weights and resistance tubing will get you super fit in no time. Recommended you bring your own mat. Intermediate & Instructor: Tanya Griffin Advanced Level Fisher (gym) $44 / $59 Non-resident M 1/6 - 4/7 5:35 - 6:20pm 273084-01

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Zumba Popular class

Eligible for MultiClass DISCOUNT

Work out, love working out, get hooked! Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a dynamic workout. Routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone your body, burn fat, and lift your spirits. All instructors are Zumba certified. Instructor: Rocio Galang Fisher (gym) $47 / $62 Non-resident M 1/6 - 4/7 4:45 - 5:30pm 273095-04 W 1/8 - 4/9 6:30 - 7:15pm 273095-05 Fisher (gym) $24 / $34 Non-resident M 4/21 - 6/9 4:45 - 5:30pm 373095-04 W 4/23 - 6/11 6:30 - 7:15pm 373095-05 Instructor: Andrea Polinske Fisher (gym) $45 / $60 Non-resident S 1/11 - 3/15 9:20 - 10:20am 273095-03 S 3/22 - 6/14 9:20 - 10:20am 373095-03 Roosevelt (gym) $45 / $60 Non-resident W 1/8 - 3/19 6:30 - 7:30pm 273095-02 W 3/26 - 6/4 6:30 - 7:30pm 373095-02 Instructor: Nadia Morse Fisher (gym) $45 / $60 Non-resident T 1/7 - 3/11 6:30 - 7:30pm 273095-01 T 3/18 - 5/27 6:30 - 7:30pm 373095-01

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Hatha Yoga

Beginner Yoga

Ages 13+ Enjoy this all-levels class where you have the opportunity to unite your body and mind with your breath while strengthening muscles, increasing your flexibility and balance, and increasing your focus, awareness and energy! Bring your own yoga mat.

A Vinyasa yoga style class that increases muscle flexibility and ROM of joints, builds stronger bones, and promotes overall wellness. For individuals new to yoga and needing to engage in a low impact type of exercise. Learn basic yoga asanas (postures) and Sanskrit names, and how to engage in yogic breathing. Emphasis is on correct alignment and form to ensure safety, and modifications will be offered. No experience or flexibility required.

Instructor: Stacie Dagen, 200 Registered Yoga Teacher through YogAsylum (2008) Fisher (gym) $72 / $87 Non-resident M 1/6 - 2/24 6:30 - 7:30pm 265015-01 M 3/3 - 4/28 6:30 - 7:30pm 265015-02 $36 / $51 Non-resident M 5/5 - 6/2 6:30 - 7:30pm 365015-01


Instructor: DeBorah McCoy, Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance (2012) Fisher (gym) $90 / $105 Non-resident S 1/11 - 2/22 8:00 - 9:15am 265017-01 S 3/1 - 4/5 8:00 - 9:15am 265017-02

The perfect class series for newcomers to the art and science of yoga, or those who want to reaffirm alignment and poses. Basic vocabulary and alignment concepts are introduced. Learn relevant anatomy to explore pre-asana, and achieve beginning poses initiating a balance between strength and flexibility. Instructor: Edie Starrett, Certified Ayurvedic Educator and Registered Yoga Instructor Longfellow (small gym) $90 / $105 Non-resident Th 1/9 - 3/13 5:45 - 6:45pm 265012-B1 Th 3/27 - 6/5 5:45 - 6:45pm 365012-B1

Simple Yoga & Meditation for Everyday Living Learn to combine yoga kriyas, breathing and meditation techniques to create a simple daily practice. These techniques will focus on relaxation and mindfulness, leaving you revitalized and improving physical and mental health. The gentle pace is great for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students who wish for deeper aware- Fusion Yoga Level Two More than just exercise, yoga is the ness of the inner wisdom. No prior knowledge or experience necessary. fusion of ancient physical and mental Instructor: Khomi Acharya Whitman (library) $40 / $55 Non-resident exercise. Balance body and mind with Th 1/30 - 3/20 7:00 - 8:00pm 246410-11 this invigorating, creative fusion of yoga methods. For all levels.

T’ai Chi Fundamentals for Beginners

Traditional Yang Style T’ai Chi Form & Corrections

T’ai Chi is a slow, gentle Chinese exercise that enhances relaxation skills, mental focus, and postural alignment while building leg strength, endurance, and stability. This reduces tension and pain in the back and neck. Research suggests that T’ai Chi can improve balance and reduce stress and enhance immune function. This non-impact, moderate-intensity cardiovascular exercise for all ages/abilities can complement any health care therapy regimen.

For practitioners with previous T’ai Chi Fundamentals experience. Refine your form and learn more about the principles and meditative aspects of T’ai Chi. Experience the sharing of energy and healing abilities of chi. Studying this art with a qualified instructor encourages consistent and correct T’ai Chi practice, thus enhancing the mind body connection for a multitude of health benefits.

Instructor: Pat Corrigan Culotti West (cafeteria) $100 / $115 Non-resident M 1/13 - 3/31 6:15 - 7:15pm $50 / $65 Non-resident M 4/7 - 5/19 6:15 - 7:15pm

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Instructor: Edie Starrett, Certified Ayurvedic Educator and Registered Yoga Instructor Longfellow (small gym) $90 / $105 Non-resident Th 1/9 - 3/13 6:45 - 7:45pm 265012-C1 Th 3/27 - 6/5 6:45 - 7:45pm 365012-C1

Morning Yoga Treat yourself to a morning yoga practice. Connect and move with the breath to deepen your awareness and go inward, calming your body and mind. Find your inner strength and move beyond perceived limitations and fear. Learn specific asanas of particular benefit for nurturing your body. All levels. Instructor: Edie Starrett, Certified Ayurvedic Educator and Registered Yoga Instructor Underwood (gym) $90 / $105 Non-resident T 1/7 - 3/18 10:00 - 11:00am 265016-01 T 3/25 - 6/3 10:00 - 11:00am 365016-01


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You’re On the Air: How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs Adults VOICE-OVERS are hot today! You don’t have to be an actor to get voiceover work, but it certainly doesn’t hurt! With such notable talent as Morgan Freeman, Glenn Close, and Alec Baldwin lending their voices to commercials, films and videos, one would think it next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! Learn about an exciting new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full- or part-time business. The instructor will discuss the voice-over business as a whole, the numerous opportunities, the incredible income potential, and the all-important “demo” and how to have it produced. You’ll step up to the mic and do some practice recording, and best of all, you will hear the results! Instructor: Bill Sleeper, Such a Voice West (room 235) $31 Resident & Non-resident Th 2/20 7:00 - 9:00pm 246355-01

Intro to Oil Painting Adults Led by regional exhibiting artist, Mike Pintar, you will create numerous pieces using oil paints. Explore mixing color and value, learn how to avoid "muddy colors" that are a common problem for beginning oil painters, use brushes and knives, find out about different mediums, and apply techniques such as glazing and scumbling, etc. Drawing experience helpful but not required. All supplies are included. East (room 119) $65 Resident & Non-resident T 3/11 - 4/1 6:30 - 9:00pm


Weather Cancellations When the Wauwatosa School District cancels classes and / or extracurricular activities, all Recreation Department activities are also cancelled. Tune to local radio and tv stations for cancellation information.



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Watercolor Studio Adults This is a great opportunity to gather with other watercolorists. If you never have enough time for your art, or don’t have space to paint, or if there are too many interruptions at home, come to Watercolor Studio. Chris will be available for one-on-one instruction, short demonstrations, and group critique. Emphasis is on providing time for you to work. Artists should bring their own supplies and reference material. Suggested supply list will be listed on enrollment receipt. Instructor: Chris Sommerfelt West (room 126) $48 Resident & Non-resident Th 2/13 - 4/10 7:00 - 9:00pm


Retirement Planning Today® Adults It takes more than money to live a “rich life”. Build wealth, align your money with your values, and achieve your retirement lifestyle goals. Learn what they didn’t teach you in school. Discover 5 strategies to manage investment risks, 11 ways you may save money on this year’s taxes, important questions to ask before buying insurance coverage, how to invest in and take money out of your company’s retirement plan, and determine the savings you need to retire today or in the future. Instructor: Jared Thompson West (room 235) $55 per couple (Resident & Non-resident) Fee includes 230-page textbook. Th 2/27 - 3/6 6:30 - 9:30pm 246211-01 S 3/8 - 3/15 9:00am - 12noon 246211-02

Financial Planning Special Needs Planning Address important legal and financial issues facing families with minor or adult children who have disabilities. The focus of the class is on providing for financial needs and quality of life of children with special needs, while protecting government benefit eligibility. Guardianship, Wills and Trusts including the Special Needs Trust, Letters of Intent and Financial Strategies will be covered. Instructor: Greg Zwick, Financial Advisor West (room 235) $10 Resident & Non-resident T 2/11 6:30 - 8:00pm 246212-03

Protecting Family Assets This program reveals practical financial strategies to protect your hard-earned retirement and family assets. Make themost of your retirement and avoid outliving your money. Understand resources available to help with longterm health care expenses, and how to take advantage of them. Preserve more of your money for yourself and your family and less for Uncle Sam or the nursing home. Employ the same strategies used by the wealthy to enhance and preserve assets. Instructor: Greg Zwick, Financial Advisor West (room 235) $10 Resident & Non-resident T 1/14 6:30 - 8:00pm 246213-03 W 3/12 6:30 - 8:00pm 246213-04

Creative Connection Beginner Ukulele Guitar Skill Drills for Adults Ages 18+ Skill Drills will make you a better thinker and student of the guitar, and greatly increase your learning ability. Get an introduction to understanding how fundamental musical structures are organized on the guitar; how the fingerboard maps out, how chords are built and why they look the way they do, and how chords work together. You will be introduced to basic music theory, building arpeggios and sequences anywhere on the fingerboard. Jump start your guitar playing with concept-oriented skill drills, exercises and workouts. Presented at an introductory level, but would be beneficial for intermediate players as well. Bring a guitar; all other materials are provided. Instructor: Jim Barr Longfellow (room 235) $75 Resident & Non-resident W 1/15 - 2/19 7:20 - 9:00pm


Winter Blues Ages 18+ Let’s stay warm by cooking up some yummy food! In this hands-on class, we will make a paneer dish (Indian cheese), Muth (a small bean), Rice with Yogurt and Spices, and a Mango Lassi. Instructor: Susan Pack, CAP West (room 159) $30 Resident & Non-resident T 2/25 6:00 - 8:30pm




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Age 14+ The ukulele is gaining enormous popularity lately because of its happy sound, convenient size and affordable price. Learn the basic chords and strums that will have you making beautiful music in no time. No previous musical experience necessary. Bring a ukulele. Instructor: Steve Girman Longfellow (band room) $39 Resident & Non-resident Th 5/1 - 6/5 6:30 - 7:15pm


Continuing Ukulele Age 14+ Continuing Ukulele is for players who are comfortable with a few chords and would like to expand to more keys and musical genres. Come join our weekly hootenanny! Bring a ukulele. Instructor: Steve Girman Longfellow (band room) $39 Resident & Non-resident Th 5/1 - 6/5 7:30 - 8:15pm


Poetry as Exploration and Discovery Begin with simple poetic forms and learn ways of nurturing inspiration and strategies for revision. At the end of each session, you will be encouraged to write two or three poems in the new forms, and prepare to “workshop” them in the next session. No experience necessary in reading or writing poetry. Instructor: Dr. Ed Block, Professor of English at Marquette University, published poet and creative writing instructor Elm Grove Village Hall (O’Neill Room) $45 Resident & Non-resident W 3/12 - 4/2 7:00 - 8:30pm 246323-01

Freezer Meals

Adults In cooperation with Wildtree™ . . . 346483-01 Tired of stressing over “What’s for dinner?” Don’t let the bustle of everyday life force you to turn to the drive thru and fast food! Learn to prepare four easy meals (with the help of Wildtree™ products), then fill your freezer with Spanish Style Garlic Shrimp, Honey Dijon Chicken, Italian Herb Crusted Pork Chops, and Crockpot Shredded Beef Burritos. You will grocery shop and bring bags filled with designated protein and prepared veggies, and the instructor will provide some ingredients too, along Comfort Foods with some “surprises” thrown in. You’ll Ages 18+ Did you know that there are favorite go home with recipes, a website comfort foods that are Indian? I will resource for more recipes, and labeled share mine with you. We will make a freezer meals with EASY preparation dish with rice in a buttermilk curry, directions. Aloo Saag (potatoes and spinach), a Instructor: Synara Brown, Wildtree™ lentil soup, and chutney. You will leave Longfellow (room 2) $25 Resident & Non-resident with a feeling of contentment. Instructor: Susan Pack, CAP West (room 159) $30 Resident & Non-resident Th 3/27 6:00 - 8:30pm



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Sewing for Adults

You & Your Digital Camera Popular class

Adults Whether you are new to digital photography or need a refresher, bring your digital camera to this two-hour, handson class that covers common problems, some useful features, and sure-fire tips to make better pictures. Instructor: C.T. Kruger $18 Resident & Non-resident Elm Grove Village Hall (O’Neill Room) M 3/17 1:00 - 3:00pm 246310-01 West (room 126) W 3/12 6:30 - 8:30pm 246310-02



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You Have Pictures in Your Camera . . . Now What? Adults This two-hour seminar demonstrates how to save, archive and print your photos from your camera, whether you have a computer or not. Learn photo organizing, printing options, use of photos in email, and ordering photos online, using Windows PC computers. Instructor: C.T. Kruger $18 Resident & Non-resident Elm Grove Village Hall (O’Neill Room) M 3/24 1:00 - 3:00pm 246311-01 West (room 126) W 3/19 6:30 - 8:30pm 246311-02

Advanced Digital Photography Techniques

Learn basic sewing techniques and pattern reading. Instruction also includes use of a sewing machine (classroom machine is provided). If you own a machine, bring it to class and learn how to use it. You will complete two easyto-sew projects. A supply list will be sent prior to the first class.

Adults Bring your camera and its instruction manual to this two-hour, hands-on workshop designed to get you “out of automatic” for situations like Sports, Portraits, Low Light, and more. This class is ideal for people who have interchangeable lens (DSLR) cameras, or have an advanced digital camera with program, shutter/aperture priority, and manual exposure modes.

Instructor: Theresa Schumann Whitman (room 5) $60 Resident & Non-resident T 1/21 - 2/11 6:30 - 8:30pm T 3/4 - 3/25 6:30 - 8:30pm

Instructor: C.T. Kruger $28 Resident & Non-resident Elm Grove Village Hall (O’Neill Room) M 3/31 1:00 - 3:00pm 246312-01 West (room 126) W 3/26 6:30 - 8:30pm 346312-01


The Camera in Your Smartphone Adults Charge up the battery and bring your Apple or Android smartphone to this two-hour, hands-on class covering the apps and techniques for making pictures and video. Learn about your smartphone’s camera, email, messaging, backup and printing options. Instructor: C.T. Kruger $18 Resident & Non-resident Elm Grove Village Hall (O’Neill Room) M 3/10 1:00 - 3:00pm 246314-01 West (room 126) W 4/2 6:30 - 8:30pm 346314-01

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Adults For the beginner and beyond. Come learn the basics of this relaxing, portable, and time-honored craft, or take your skills to the next level. Beginning with the knit and purl stitches, casting on and binding off, you can work on a simple project to start, or bring your own work in progress to get help with the more intricate details of your pattern and build on your skill base. Enjoy support and fellowship with other knitters as you create your own handmade treasure. No experience necessary! Instructor: Trish Ricci West (room 124) $57 Resident & Non-resident T 1/21 - 4/1 7:00 - 9:00pm Th 1/23 - 4/3 7:00 - 9:00pm

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Creative Connection Get Your Book Published Milwaukee author and Journal Sentinel news reporter, Tom Kertscher, will talk about how he got his first two books published, and how he came up with the idea for what he hopes will be his third book (which, unlike the first two, is not about sports!). He will cover developing a book idea and seeking out a publisher or agent. Questions and discussion encouraged. Instructor: Tom Kertscher, author of Cracked Sidewalks and French Pastry: The Wit and Wisdom of Al McGuire and Brett Favre: A Packer Fan’s Tribute Longfellow (room 3) $20 Resident & Non-resident T 3/25 7:00 - 8:30pm 346356-01

Clutter-Free Closets & Drawers Getting dressed does not have to be a major struggle! De-clutter and organize your closets and drawers. Simplify your life using the concept of “Magic Numbers”. When you apply what you learn, you will know what you have and be able to access it easily. Take charge of your belongings once and for all, by learning the tools that will help you create and maintain a clutter-free life. West (room 128) $18 Resident & Non-resident Th 1/23 6:30 - 8:30pm


Concerts: December 10 March 18 May 13 Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Longfellow The Wauwatosa Community Band, a 55 - 60 piece concert band, is open to anyone who plays an instrument and reads music. Tosa Jazz, an 18piece swing band, is made up of musicians selected from the Concert Band. All sections are open and no audition is required. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings in the band room at Longfellow, at 7:00pm. Dues are established by committee, generally $50 for the year. The Concert Band performs two to three full concerts a year in local school auditoriums. Tosa Jazz performs throughout the year at area malls and retirement homes. For more info, contact: Donna Kummer, (414)807-4915,

Need a bigger kitchen with more counter space? Maybe you just need this class, which provides the tools to identify what truly serves you, and the motivation to purge the excess. A clutterfree space is easy to use and keep clean. Learn how to set up your kitchen for maximum efficiency so that you can prepare your own meals in a usable, functional space. West (room 128) $18 Resident & Non-resident Th 3/6 6:30 - 8:30pm


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Clutter-Free Home Office Do you have piles of paper? Get rid of those piles permanently. Learn an easy system of managing all of your paperwork, whether you run a business from your home or are just trying to keep track of your mail. Reduce stress and increase productivity. You can use the system the very next day, in your home or workplace! Whitman (room 5) $18 Resident & Non-resident Th 2/13 6:30 - 8:30pm

Clutter-Free Kitchen, Pantry, Laundry Wauwatosa Community Band




Simplify! Get Organized! Kathi Miller


Downsizing? Let’s Get Started

Clutter-Free Garage & Basement

Whether you are considering your own move to a new home or assisting a relative, downsizing can be challenging. Kathi Miller, Clutter Coach, shares her expertise to help you navigate this transition. This course covers what to take, what to leave behind, and how to go about deciding.

Learn how to decide what to keep, discard, or donate and how to organize what’s left. Be able to find what you own. Rethink how much stuff you really need in your life. Turn your basement and garage into useful storage! This course is especially good for spouses who think they don’t need to get rid of anything! Invite reluctant family members to register and attend with you!

West (room 128) $18 Resident & Non-resident Th 3/27 6:30 - 8:30pm


West (room 128) $18 Resident & Non-resident Th 5/8 6:30 - 8:30pm


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Club Hours: Tue 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Wed 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Fri 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Closed: 11/29, 12/6, 12/13, 12/24 - 1/3, 2/18, 3/18, 4/1)

Location: Wauwatosa Civic Center 7725 W. North Avenue 1st Floor Meeting Room (Easily accessible from parking lot)

Yearly Dues (2014): $15 / $20 Non-resident Coordinators: Kathy Gagas & Lora Sunder Phone: (414)479-8900 ext. 5789

55+ Welcome to the

Wauwatosa Senior Club!

Meet New People! Develop Lasting Friendships! Monthly Event Calendars Available at the Club, in the Civic Center hallway literature racks, and at under Adult Activities. For more information, call the club or stop in on any Club day and see one of the coordinators.

CARDS AND BINGO! F R I D AY L U N C H E S S P E A K E R S & E N T E R TA I N M E N T M O N T H LY B O O K D I S C U S S I O N S AFTERNOON MOVIES TRIPS AEROBIC EXERCISE Cards & Games CARDS - every Tuesday & Wednesday Join other seniors for bridge, sheepshead and rummy! New players and game suggestions are welcome. BINGO - monthly, on Fridays at 1:00 p.m. Dates: Nov. 22, Dec. 20, Jan. 24, Feb. 28, Mar. 28

Friday Lunches Enjoy a healthy lunch every Friday at noon. Additional cost $4 per meal. Preregistration is required.

Speakers & Special Events - 12:45 p.m. Jan. 10: Reassurance, Safety and Security for Seniors Presented by representatives from the Wauwatosa Senior Commission, Police & Fire Departments, and Interfaith Jan. 31: Acupuncture for Pain Management and Better Health Presenter: Dr. Lucy X. Yu, O.M.D; LAc, Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Physician. Feb. 14: Valentine’s Luncheon and a performance by the Harmony Singers March 7: Hearing Health for Seniors Presenter: Layton Hearing Professionals

Senior Club Trips Upcoming Trips include: December 13: Buffet Lunch and A Kodachrome Christmas, starring John McGivern, Schauer Arts & Activities Center, Hartford, WI. February 26: Lunch at Stackner Cabaret, followed by a performance of The Whipping Man at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Stiemke Studio. April 24: Docent-led tour of the Haggerty Museum and the Joan of Arc Chapel on the Marquette University Campus, followed by high tea and tour at Schuster Mansion bed and breakfast. Trips require preregistration and an additional fee.

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Book Discussion Group

All-Club Christmas Party

Fridays - 12:45pm


Alioto’s Friday, December 6, 2013 11:30am Holiday music will be performed on the harp by Melinda Anton. Pre-register at the Club.

Aerobic Exercise for Active Older Adults Join any time! New members welcome!

Join instructor Sue Voigt for an exercise program that is specially designed for older adults. Sue challenges the experienced and helps beginners get started on a path to physical fitness. Increase your strength and flexibility, balance and coordination, and get a low-impact cardiovascular workout. You may choose to add a twenty-minute workout using your own 1 - 3 lb. hand weights. Consult your doctor before participating. Civic Center (main floor meeting room) Tuesdays & Fridays 9:00 - 9:45am (aerobics); 9:50 - 10:10am (weights) Open to Senior Club members only. $1.00 / class - pay each time you attend. Monthly Blood Pressure Screenings Wauwatosa Health Department

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Flight Behavior (Barbara Kingsolver) Friendship Bread (Danen Gee) Veil of Roses (Laura Fitzgerald) In the Sanctuary of Outcasts (Neil White) Playing for Pizza (John Grisham) Rocket Boys (Homer Hickan, Jr.)

Friday Afternoon at the Movies Tosa Library Firefly Room - 12:45pm

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Behind the Candelabra Kon Tiki Yours, Mine & Ours 42 - The Jackie Robinson Story

Water Exercise for Active Older Adults Get Fit! Stay Fit! Join active adults, age 55 and older, in this shallow-water exercise class. No swimming skills are needed! The water’s resistance and buoyancy help provide a total body workout to improve your strength, balance, coordination and flexibility without stress to muscles and joints. Noodles, non-latex bands and loops, and aqua gloves may be used during this class. Consult with your doctor before enrolling in this class. Winter Spring Longfellow (pool) 1/6 - 4/10 4/21 - 6/12 $33 / $48 $23 / $38 M 4:30 - 5:15pm 263010-01 363010-01 T 4:30 - 5:15pm 263010-03 363010-03 W 4:30 - 5:15pm 263010-04 363010-04 Th 4:30 - 5:15pm 263010-05 363010-05 Popular Program FLEX Program: Attend as many Senior Water Exercise classes as you wish! Winter Session: $66 / $81 263010-06 Spring Session: $46 / $61 363010-06

Get a FREE Gold Pass

The Gold Pass entitles Wauwatosa residents who are 62 or older to free or reduced admission to many Wauwatosa School District events such as plays, musicals, concerts and sporting events. For more info, call (414)773-1000.

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Please note: For program promotion purposes, photographs may be taken of participants. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please notify the photographer or instructor.

Fax to: (414)773-2920 OR Mail to: Wauwatosa Recreation Department 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226 Make all checks payable to Wauwatosa Recreation Department.

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Please list more than one choice of a class. If your first choice is filled, we will try your second choice. If both are filled, we will contact you. Participant’s Name Grade (Include First, MI and Last Name) Program Choice Class Name Activity Number Date of Birth 201-16chool

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I, the undersigned or parent/guardian of the individual(s) named below, do hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Wauwatosa School District and its employees, officers and agents from and against any and all liability resulting from participation in the activities listed below. I understand that the program(s) in which I am enrolling, like all activity programs, has some inherent risk, for which I agree to assume the liability. Furthermore, the individuals named herein are in good physical health appropriate for the activities in which they will be participating. I understand that the Wauwatosa School District does not provide accident insurance.

One household only – Please print clearly in ink. Each adult participant must sign below. The signature of a parent or legal guardian is required for youth registration.

Recreation Department Registration Form

Registration Information Register NOW! Online Register NOW! If you do not know your UserName and Password, please go to and click on “Get Login Info”, call (414)773-2900, or send email to

Please note our OFFICE LOCATION: Fisher Building - East Entrance Lower Level Confirmation of Registration (Receipt) Online Registration will provide you with an instantaneous email receipt. If you register in person, you will receive a confirmation of registration before you leave the office. If you register by mail or fax, a confirmation of registration will be emailed or mailed to you. This confirmation will tell you the name of the class, dates, times and locations, as well as any additional specific information you need to know. Second Choice If the activity you have chosen is filled, you will be placed in your second choice. If both of your choices have filled, we will notify you. Class Availability Log onto, or contact the Recreation Department office, (414) 773-2900, to find out about class availability. Instructors are not able to “okay” or accept registrations at the class site.

Mail Wauwatosa Recreation Department 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Fax (414)773-2920 (MasterCard or VISA accepted)

QUESTIONS? Chris: Diana: Office Info Recreation Department 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (Fisher Building, East entrance)

In-Person Bring your registrations to: Recreation Department Office 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226


Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (414)773-2900 FAX (414)773-2920

The Recreation Department will be closed on • November 28 & 29 • December 23 - January 1

Canceling Your Registration To cancel your registration, call the office, (414)773-2900. A credit for unused upcoming classes will be put on your household account for use with future registrations. No credit for classes that have passed, regardless of attendance. Returned Checks $15 fee for any returned checks. Didn’t Receive a Confirmation? If you registered with us but did not receive an emailed confirmation. . . Check your Spam or Junk Folder . . . Adjust your Trusted Sender Settings on your internet browser . . . check with us to make sure you email address is correct in our database. Wait Lists If an activity is full, please call the Recreation Department (414)7732900 or send email to to see if there is a wait list.

Weather Cancellations When the Wauwatosa School District cancels classes and / or extracurricular activities, all Recreation Department activities are also cancelled. Tune to local radio and tv stations for cancellation information.

East High West High Longfellow Whitman Eisenhower Jefferson Lincoln Madison McKinley Roosevelt Underwood Washington Wilson Hart Park Webster Park Fisher Gym

7500 Milwaukee Avenue 11400 West Center Street 7600 West North Avenue 11100 West Center Street 11600 West Center Street 6927 Maple Terrace 1741 Wauwatosa Avenue 9925 West Glendale Avenue 2435 North 89th Street 2535 North 73rd Street 11132 West Potter Road 2166 North 68th Street 1060 Glenview Avenue 7300 Chestnut Street 4515 North Mayfair Road 12011 W. North Avenue


Recreation Department 12011 W. North Avenue Wauwatosa, WI 53226 (414) 773-2900

Dated material. Please deliver by December 3, 2013

Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa Celebrating 76 Years of Happily Ever After! 2013-2014 Series Enjoy another season of live performances offered by the Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa. EAST H.S. East series ticket honored at West 12/7

The Gift of the Magi

WEST H.S. December 7

January 25 February 22 March 1 April 12

Sleeping Beauty Comic Juggler Cowboy Camp The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

January 11 February 15 March 8 April 26

All performances begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays (box office opens at 1:30 p.m.) Groups, including birthday parties, are welcome! Call (414)527-0198 in advance. Single Admission Ticket: $5.00

Winter 2014