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Recreater September-December 2013

FOR EVERY AGE

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October 12th & 13th 12:00-5:00 pm

tion FALL 2012 R

Hayrides Moon Bounces Pony Rides Petting Zoo

Trick or Treat Trail Pumpkin Decorating Face Painting Games & Much More!


Welcome to the FALL 2013 Recreater activity guide. Inside you’ll find

great opportunities for you and your family from now until December.

Leagues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-12 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-16 Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-19 Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Crafts & Fine Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-23 Movement & Readiness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 Music & Performing Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-28 Nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-31 History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 Martial Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-36 Hobbies, Interest & Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-38 FCPR Information & Forms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41-43

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FALL 2013 LEAGUE NFL YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE

This is a recreational league designed for players to learn basic football and team work skills while having fun. Our goal is to provide an atmosphere of sportsmanship towards all players, coaches and officials. Background screenings are conducted on all coaches. Selected coaches are required to attend the Pre-Season Orientation. Week night practices begin August 26th. Opening day of games is Saturday, 9/7. All games are played on Saturday mornings/afternoons (dependent on team schedule). Only 1 buddy/car-pool request will be accepted per player. Jersey and flag belts will be provided. Participant’s age is determined by how old they will be on September 1, 2013. Weather cancellation line: 301-600-6291

5-14 years / 10 wks / $65 per participant

Saturdays starting 9/7, times vary between 9:00 am-3:00 pm (depending on team schedule) Ballenger Creek Park-Recreation Field 1359 Ages 5-6 9/7-11/9 1365 Ages 7-8 9/7-11/9 1377 Ages 9-11 9/7-11/9 1380 Ages 12-14 9/7-11/9 Urbana District Park 1388 Ages 5-6 1391 Ages 7-8 1397 Ages 9-11 1403 Ages 12-14

Utica District Park-Field 1 1419 Ages 5-6 1421 Ages 7-8 1424 Ages 9-11 1425 Ages 12-14

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NFL Flag Football Practice Schedule Fall PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Utica District Park

5-6 Age Division

7-8 Age Division

9-11 Age Division

9-11 & 12-14 12-14 Age Age Division Division

Ballenger Creek Park

5-6 Age Division

7-8 Age Division

9-11 Age Division

9-11 & 12-14 12-14 Age Age Division Division

Urbana District Park

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Thursday

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Friday

TBA

Registration deadline is Friday, August 16th.

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Flag Football

MEN’S 7 v 7 FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE (INDIVIDUAL)

Men’s 7 v 7 / 1 lineman eligible / some contact at the line. Opening Day is Sun 9/8. Approx. 8 regular season games prior to post season, all inclusive, playoff tournament. This is a 7 vs. 7 league, with teams of up to 16 players. Roster min 10 / max 16. Call 301-600-2936 to register. Team captains will be emailed required forms after registering. Games played on Sunday mornings. Team jerseys/shirts not included. $100 deposit or full fee submitted by 8/23 required to secure spot. Deadline to register is Friday, August 23rd. 18+ yrs / 10 wks / $45 individuals Libertytown Park-Field # 3 1309 Su, 9/8-11/10 8am-1pm 18+ yrs / 10 wks / $525 teams Libertytown Park-Field # 3 1305 Su, 9/8-11/10 8am-1pm

Soccer

JUNIORS SOCCER

4v4 league team play at park sites listed below. A commitment of 2 days per week is needed for this Co-Ed league (weekday practice and Saturday game). Practices are 1hr long on a weeknight of the coach’s choice at your home park. Game day meetings are approx. 1hr long (2-20min halves) between the times listed below. Numbered team shirts/jerseys are included. Shin guards are required; cleats are recommended but not required. Parent/Coach volunteers are needed and welcome! Some Soccer experience is helpful. Deadline to register is Friday 9/6. 6 ½-8 yrs / 8 wks / $69 Old National Pike Park 1265 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9am-1pm Urbana District Park 1336 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9am-1pm

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Leagues SPROUTS SOCCER

3 vs. 3 team play at park sites listed below. 6-week Saturday only program (20 min practice session prior to each 30 min game). Game-day meetings are approx. 1 hr long between the times listed below. Team shirts/jerseys are included. Shin guards are required; cleats are not required. Parent/ Coach volunteers are vital to the success of this program! Soccer experience is not necessary. Deadline to register is 9/11. 5-6 yrs / 6 wks / $69 Old National Pike Park 1312 Sa, 9/21-10/26 9am-1pm Urbana District Park 1292 Sa, 9/21-10/26 9am-1pm

Tee-Ball

CO-ED TEE BALL LEAGUE

Developmental league designed for firsttime players and kids that want to give tee-ball a try. We work on improving fundamental skills to prepare for baseball/softball team play. Practice for 3 weeks at your home field; then, play four mini-games against other locations listed (locations and times TBA). Fee includes t-shirt and hat. A glove is required. Cleats are recommended but not required. Volunteer Coaches are needed! Contact League Director, Eric Appel: eappel@frederickcountymd.gov, if you wish to volunteer. Registration deadline is 9/16. 5-7 yrs / 7 wks / $69 Ballenger Creek Park 1261 9/15-10/27 Noon-4pm Utica District Park 1322 9/15-10/27 Noon-4pm

Volleyball

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

Students in grades 6-8th will learn basic volleyball skills, play in six games against other county school teams, participate in a tournament and have fun. Practice times held once a week and will vary at each site. The Parks & Recreation Division will form teams. Games will be held at various Rec Centers. Volunteer coaches are needed and will receive a discount. Registration fee includes a team shirt and individual medal. The first games will start on Sept. 21, 2013, between 12:00-5:00 pm. 10-14 yrs / 9 wks / $75 Centerville Rec Center 1193 9/12-11/7 7-8:30pm Deer Crossing Rec Center 1308 9/10-11/5 7-8:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1333 9/10-11/5 7-8:30pm Tuscarora Rec Center 1346 9/10-11/5 7-8:30pm Thurmont Rec Center 1352 9/10-11/5 6-9pm

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Athletic Training

NEW! SPORTS READINESS PROGRAM

A program for youth to increase Power, Agility and Speed by enhancing fine motor skills. This program is designed for all aspiring and returning athletes. Program is taught by Coach Brad Morris from Fit for Life. This program will be held outside weather permitting during the first session. 6-8 yrs / 8 wks / $80 Ballenger Creek Park 1369 M, 9/16-11/4 5-6pm 9-11 yrs / 8 wks / $80 Ballenger Creek Park 1375 W, 9/18-11/6 5-6pm 12-14 yrs / 8 wks / $80 Ballenger Creek Park 1385 Th, 9/19-11/7 5-6pm

Basketball

BASKETBALL CLINICS W/ NIKKI TEASLEY

Former WNBA star Nikki Teasley will be holding two basketball clinics for Frederick County Parks & Recreation. Players will be evaluated on their skill levels and placed into groups. During the 3-day clinic, Nikki will be coaching players on their ball handling, dribbling, shooting, agility and core fitness. Clinic fee includes a jersey. 9-14 yrs / 3 days / $125 Oakdale Rec center 1049 Tu, W, Th 10/22-10/24 5:30-8:30pm

BASKETBALL PREP

This program is geared toward children who have not played basketball yet or are just beginning. Children will learn basic fundamentals of basketball including gross motor skills associated with basketball. Children will play fun; small-side games to help reinforce the skills they have learned. 5-7 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1033 M, 9/16-10/14 4:30-5:15pm Tuscarora Rec Center 1035 W, 9/18-10/16 4:30-5:15pm Deer Crossing Rec Center 1037 F, 9/20-10/18 4:30-5:15pm Middletown Rec Center 1038 F, 9/20-10/18 4:30-5:15pm 8-10 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1041 M, 9/16-10/14 Tuscarora Rec Center 1043 W, 9/18-10/16 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1045 F, 9/20-10/18 Middletown Rec Center 1046 F, 9/20-10/1

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Sports INSTRUCTIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Fun league designed for first-time players or those wishing to improve fundamental skills. Program includes basic skill development through drills and scrimmages. Practice for five weeks; then, play three mini-games against other locations listed (locations and times TBA). Fee includes tee shirt. 6-7 yrs / 8 wks / $64 Centerville Rec Center 1374 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9-10am Oakdale Rec Center 1416 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9-10am Walkersville Rec Center 1427 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9-10am Middletown Rec Center 1051 Sa, 9/21-11/9 9-10am 7-8 ½ yrs / 8 wks / $64 Centerville Rec Center 1389 Sa, 9/21-11/9 10:15-11:15am Oakdale Rec Center 1418 Sa, 9/21-11/9 10:15-11:15am Walkersville Rec Center 1431 Sa, 9/21-11/9 10:15-11:15am Middletown Rec Center 1052 Sa, 9/21-11/9 10:15-11:15am 8 ½-10 yrs / 8 wks / $64 Centerville Rec Center 1406 Sa, 9/21-11/9 11:30am-12:30pm Oakdale Rec Center 1423 Sa, 9/21-11/9 11:30am-12:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1436 Sa, 9/21-11/9 11:30am-12:30pm Middletown Rec Center 1053 Sa, 9/21-11/9 11:30am-12:30pm

MINI HOOPSTERS

Bring your little “baller” out to the gym for some motor skill practice while they have fun playing basketball based games and activities. This program is designed for little tikes to experience the game, equipment and working with other children. Parent participation is required for some activities. 3-5 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1055 Su, 9/22-10/20 9-9:45am 1056 Su, 9/22-10/20 10-10:45am 1057 Su, 9/22-10/20 11-11:45am

Flag Football FLAG FOOTBALL PREP

This program is geared toward children who have not played flag football yet or are just beginning. Children will learn basic fundamentals of flag football. In this program children will learn gross motor skills associated with flag football. Children will play fun; small-side games to help reinforce the skills they have learned. 5-7 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Tuscarora Rec Center 1061 M, 9/16-10/14 4:30-5:15pm Centerville Rec Center 1063 W, 9/18-10/16 4:30-5:15pm 8-10 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Tuscarora Rec Center 1065 M, 9/16-10/14 5:30-6:15pm Centerville Rec Center 1067 W, 9/18-10/16 5:30-6:15pm

Golf SNAG

Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting. All equipment is provided. 5-6 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1073 Tu, 9/17-10/15 4:30-5:15pm 7-8 yrs / 5 wks /$34 Walkersville Rec Center 1074 Tu, 9/17-10/15 5:30-6:15pm


Sports Gymnastics GYMNASTICS

TUMBLING FOR CHEERLEADING

This exciting program offers gymnastics for beginners to intermediate athletes. Students will work on skills using the bars, beam, floor, and spring board. Parents may stay and watch in the 1st, 4th, and 8th weeks. 4-14 yrs / 8 wks / $78 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1150 M, 9/16-11/4 5-6pm Centerville Rec Center 1151 Tu, 9/17-11/5 5-6pm Middletown Rec Center 1155 W, 9/18-11/6 5-6pm 1362 W, 9/18-11/6 6-7pm Walkersville Rec Center 1156 W, 9/18-11/6 5-6pm 1605 W, 9/18-11/6 6-7pm Tuscarora Rec Center 1157 Th, 9/19-11/7 5-6pm 1364 Th, 9/19-11/7 6-7pm

This exciting program is for the beginner to advanced tumbler. Students will be taught cartwheels, round off, hand stands, bridges, back handsprings, back tucks and more. Parents may stay and watch in the 1st, 4th, and 8th weeks. 4-16 yrs / 8 wks / $78 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1163 M, 9/16-11/4 6-7pm Centerville Rec Center 1164 Tu, 9/17-11/5 6-7pm Middletown Rec Center 1165 W, 9/18-11/6 6-7pm Tuscarora Rec Center 1167 Th, 9/19-11/7 6-7pm

PRESCHOOL GYMNASTICS

Our coaches will teach your children how to catch, throw, kick and other skills while playing basketball, tee-ball, soccer and more in this program. 4-6 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Centerville Rec Center 1085 M, 9/16-10/14 4:30-5:15pm Oakdale Rec Center 1086 W, 9/18-10/16 4:30-5:15pm 6-8 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Centerville Rec Center 1088 M, 9/16-10/14 5:30-6:15pm Oakdale Rec Center 1089 W, 9/18-10/16 5:30-6:15pm

This exciting preschool gymnastics program is ideal for the beginner tumbler. Students will learn over 30 gymnastic skills. Prerequisite: Child must be three years old when the program begins and toilet trained. No diapers. Parent involvement is required. 3-5 yrs / 6 wks / $55 Tuscarora Rec Center 1159 Sa, 9/14-10/19 10-10:45am Centerville Rec Center 1160 Tu, 9/17-10/22 6-6:45pm Middletown Rec Center 1161 W, 9/18-10/23 6-6:45pm

Multi-Sports Sports Bonanza

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Sports Parent & Child LITTLE ALL STARS

Help your little all-star learn a variety of sports through drills and games. Parent and child will be guided through skill stations and games that teach the fundamentals of throwing, catching, kicking, and batting. Adult participation required. 3-5 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1076 Sa, 9/21-10/19 10-10:45am 1077 Sa, 9/21-10/19 11-11:45am

Soccer

1ST KICKS TOT SOCCER

Preschoolers gain experience in soccer, teamwork, and fundamental motor-skills in this program specifically designed for them. Skill stations, small games and scrimmages will help them get comfortable with a soccer ball and teammates. Shin guards are not required but recommended. Fee includes a T-shirt. Dress weather appropriate. This is not a league. Parent participation is required for some activities. 3-4 yrs / 5 wks / $49 Ballenger Creek Park 1180 W, 9/18-10/16 5:30-6:15pm Utica District Park 1183 Th, 9/19-10/17 5:30-6:15pm Old National Pike Park 1187 Sa, 9/21-10/19 10-10:45am

Soccer Prep

This program is geared toward children who have not played soccer yet or are just beginning. Children will learn basic fundamentals of soccer. During this program children will learn gross motor skills associated with soccer. Children will play fun; smallside games to help reinforce the skills they have learned. 5-7 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Oakdale Rec Center 1092 M, 9/16-10/14 4:30-5:15pm Middletown Rec Center 1094 Tu, 9/17-10/15 4:30-5:15pm Centerville Rec Center 1096 F, 9/20-10/18 4:30-5:15pm Green Valley Elementary School 1098 Th, 9/19-10/17 4:30-5:15pm 8-10 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Oakdale Recreation Center 1102 M, 9/16-10/14 5:30-6:15pm Middletown Rec Center 1106 Tu, 9/17-10/15 5:30-6:15pm Centerville Rec Center 1109 F, 9/20-10/18 5:30-6:15pm Green Valley Elementary School 1113 Th, 9/19-10/17 5:30-6:15pm

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Sports UK PETITE SOCCER

An introduction to the world of soccer by providing every child the opportunity to develop motor skills, social skills, coordination and general athletic ability in a stimulating, motivating, educational environment. Activities include fantasy role playing and are designed to maximize the number of touches a player has on the ball. Individual skills will be taught by UK Elite Soccer’s Professional British Coaching Staff! 2-3 yrs / 6 wks / $90 Urbana Community Park 1217 Tu, 9/17-10/22 11am-Noon Middletown Rec Center 1220 Tu, 9/17-10/22 3:30-4:30pm Old National Pike Park 1221 Th, 9/19-10/24 3:30-4:30pm 3-5 yrs / 6 wks / $90 Urbana Community Park 1225 Tu, 9/17-10/22 Noon-1pm 1227 Tu, 9/17-10/22 1-2pm Middletown Rec Center 1231 Tu, 9/17-10/22 4:30-5:30pm Old National Pike Park 1236 Th, 9/19-10/24 Noon-1pm 1237 Th, 9/19-10/24 1-2pm 1239 Th, 9/19-10/24 4:30-5:30pm 5-6 yrs / 6 wks / $90 Middletown Rec Center 1241 Tu, 9/17-10/22 5:30-6:30pm Old National Pike Park 1247 Tu, 9/17-10/22 5:30-6:30pm

Tee Ball

TINY SLUGGERS TEE-BALL

45 minute sessions for preschoolers held at the parks listed below. Registration includes a t-shirt. Motor-skill practice through small group games and stations. Gloves are welcome but not required. Parent participation required for some activities. This is not a league although small games may be played. Deadline to register is Monday 9/16. 3-4 yrs / 5 wks / $49 Ballenger Creek Park 1203 Sa, 9/21-10/19 10-10:45am 1204 Sa, 9/21-10/19 11-11:45am Utica District Park-Ball Field #5 1206 Sa, 9/21-10/19 10-10:45am 1207 Sa, 9/21-10/19 11-11:45am

Tennis

QUICKSTART TENNIS We scale the courts down to their size, which gives the kids the confidence and ability to cover the entire court. QuickStart tennis enables kids to have a fun experience early on in the learning process. 4-7 yrs / 4 wks / $88 West Winds Tennis Center 1702 Sun, 9/8 10:00-11:00 am 1703 Sun, 10/6 10:00-11:00 am 1704 Sun, 12/1 10:00-11:00 am 4-7 yrs / 3 wks / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 1705 Sun, 11/3 10:00-11:00 am

tee ball prep

Children will be introduced to skills and techniques associated with tee ball and baseball. Small-side games and drills will also be incorporated into this class. Equipment is provided, but feel free to bring your own glove. 3-5 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Oakdale Rec Center 1123 F, 9/20-10/18 4:30-5:15pm 1124 F, 9/20-10/18 5:30-6:15pm

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Sports QUICKSTART TENNIS PREP

We scale the courts down to their size, which gives the kids the confidence and ability to cover the entire court. QuickStart tennis enables kids to have a fun experience early on in the learning process. 5-7 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1706 Thu, 9/19 4:30-5:15 pm 8-10 yrs / 5 wks / $34 Walkersville Rec Center 1707 Thu, 9/19 5:30-6:15 pm

YOUNG BEGINNERS TENNIS Over a 3-4 week period, our certified professional instructors will continue to develop eye-hand coordinatio.n and begin stressing better technique and understanding how the game is played. 8-10 yrs / 4 wks / $88 West Winds Tennis Center 1709 Sun, 9/8 11:00 am-Noon 1710 Sun, 10/6 11:00 am-Noon 1711 Sun, 12/1 11:00 am-Noon 8-10 yrs / 3 wks / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 1712 Sun, 11/3 11:00 am-Noon

LOW INTERMEDIATE Over a 3-4 week period, our certified professional instructors work on more advanced instruction and stressing form and strategy, our players learn the tools necessary to play on a junior league tennis team. 11-14 yrs / 4 wks / $88 West Winds Tennis Center 1714 Sun, 9/8 9:00-10:00 am 1715 Sun, 10/6 9:00-10:00 am 1716 Sun, 12/1 9:00-10:00 am 11-14 yrs / 3 wks / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 1717 Sun, 11/3 9:00-10:00 am

Volleyball

GO GET IT BEGINNER VOLLEYBALL INSTRUCTION

This program is designed to educate and prepare players for the game of volleyball. Basic passing, setting, hitting and serving skills are introduced. All-around team and game play preparation, including defense and court positioning. Suitable for beginner to novice players. 10-16 yrs / 5 wks / $60 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1273 Th, 9/12-10/10 5:30-7pm 1532 W, 9/11-10/9 6:30-8pm

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The Aquatics programs are brought to you through a partnership of both Frederick County Parks & Recreation and Frederick County Public Schools.


Aquatics Parent & Child

Preschool

Parent and Child Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions. These basic skills include adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging. Purpose: Introduces basic skills to parents and children, including safety topics. 6 mth-18 mth / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1580 M, 9/9-10/28 5:30-6:00pm 1581 Th, 9/12-10/31 6:10-6:40pm 1582 Sa, 9/14-11/7 11:50am-12:20pm

Preschool Swim Purpose: To orient preschool-age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills. In level 1 students will learn how to enter and exit the water safely. Students will learn to submerge his/her head and open their eyes under the water to see objects. The child will learn to float and glide on his/her stomach and back while being supported and explore ways of changing position in the water using their arms and legs. Prior to enrollment in this class, child should have little to no in-water experience and may even be fearful of the water. This class will help participants feel comfortable in the water, as well as to enjoy the water safely. 4-5 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1567 M, 9/9-10/28 4:10-4:40pm 1568 M, 9/9-10/28 6:30-7pm 1569 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:50-5:20pm 1570 Th, 9/12-10/31 6:30-7pm 1571 Sa, 9/14-11/7 9:50-10:20am 1572 Sa, 9/14-11/7 11:30am-Noon

PARENT & CHILD LEVEL 1

PARENT & CHILD LEVEL 2

Purpose: Builds on skills introduced in level 1, with participants improving these skills and learning more advanced skills. Developed for children 6 months to 3 years, Parent and Child Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions. These basic skills include adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water and demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles or voluntarily submerging. 18 mth-3 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1564 M, 9/9-10/28 6:10-6:40pm 1565 Sa, 9/14-11/7 11:10-11:40am

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PRESCHOOL LEVEL 1

PRESCHOOL LEVEL 2

Preschool Swim Purpose: To orient preschool age children to the aquatic environment and to help them acquire rudimentary levels of basic aquatic skills. This level builds off of Level I. In this level, students will learn to submerge their entire head under the water while learning breath control. Students will learn to float on his/her stomach and back unassisted. Students will learn to move arms and legs in motions that will promote swimming on his/her own both on front and back. Prior to enrollment in this class, child should feel comfortable in the water and not be afraid to get their face and head wet. 4-5 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1574 M, 9/9-10/28 4:50-5:20pm 1575 Th, 9/12-10/31 5:30-6pm 1576 Sa, 9/14-11/7 10:30-11am

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Aquatics Learn to Swim

Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills

Purpose: Help students feel comfortable in the water. Children learn basic water safety rules; swimming on front and back; using arm and leg actions; using a lifejacket; recognizing a swimmer in distress and getting help; submerging mouth, nose and eyes; exhaling underwater; opening eyes underwater and picking up submerged object; floating on front and back. We hope to promote a safe learning experience for each child, therefore, the aquatics staff reserves the right to test each child registered and place in appropriate level class on the first day of class. 5-12 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1539 M, 9/9-10/28 4:50-5:30pm 1540 M, 9/9-10/28 6:30-7:10pm 1541 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:00-4:40pm 1542 Th, 9/12-10/31 5:40-6:20pm 1543 Sa, 9/14-11/7 9:00-9:40am

LEVEL 2: FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS

Purpose: Give students success with fundamental skills. Children learn to move in the water while wearing a lifejacket, recognizing a swimmer in distress and getting help, submerging entire head, bobbing in water, front and back glide, jellyfish float, treading water using arm and leg motions, swimming using combined stroke on front and back. We hope to promote a safe learning experience for each child, therefore, the aquatic staff reserves the right to test each child registered and place in appropriate level class on the first day. 5-12 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1545 M, 9/9-10/28 4:00-4:40pm 1546 M, 9/9-10/28 5:40-6:20pm 1547 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:00-4:40pm 1548 Sa, 9/14-11/7 9:00-9:40am 1549 Sa, 9/14-11/7 9:50-10:30am

LEVEL 3: STROKE DEVELOPMENT

Purpose: Build on fundamental skills by providing additional guided practice. Children learn reaching assist, kneeling or standing dive (shallow dive progression), submerging and retrieving an object, rotary breathing in horizontal position, front and back glide, survival float, back float, front and back crawl, butterfly-kick and body motion. We hope to promote a safe learning experience for each child, therefore, the aquatic staff reserves the right to test each child registered and place in appropriate level class on the first day. 5-12 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1551 M, 9/9-10/28 4:50-5:30pm 1552 M, 9/9-10/28 5:40-6:20pm 1553 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:00-4:40pm 1554 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:50-5:30pm 1555 Sa, 9/14-11/7 9:50-10:30am 1556 Sa, 9/14-11/7 10:40-11:20am

LEVEL 4: STROKE IMPROVEMENT

Purpose: Develop confidence in the strokes learned and improve other aquatic skills. Children learn safe diving rules, throwing assist, dive from stride position or shallow dive, feet-first surface dive, survival float, back float, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly. We hope to promote a safe learning experience for each child, therefore, the aquatics staff reserves the right to test each child registered and place in appropriate level class on the first day of class. 5-14 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1558 M, 9/9-10/28 4:00-4:40pm 1559 Th, 9/12-10/31 4:50-5:30pm 1560 Sa, 9/14-11/7 10:40-11:20am

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Aquatics LEVEL 5: STROKE REFINEMENT

Purpose: Provide further coordination and refinement of strokes. Children learn safe diving rules, throwing assist, dive from stride position or shallow dive, feet-first surface dive, survival float, back float, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly. We hope to promote a safe learning experience for each child, therefore, the aquatic staff reserves the right to test each child registered and place in appropriate level class on the first day. 5-14 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1562 Th, 9/12-11/7 5:40-6:20pm

Adults & Teens ADULT BEGINNER

Introduction to Water Skills: helps participants feel comfortable in the water and to enjoy the water safely. Students will work to gain confidence and submerge their face in the water. They will also practice assisted floating and kicking. 16+ yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1578 M, 9/9-10/28 6:45-7:30pm

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING

This course trains participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies. Certification includes: Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer through the American Red Cross Attendance at all classes is mandatory! Fee includes textbook and resuscitation mask. Prerequisites will be tested on September 9, 2013. Course is non-refundable. Prerequisites: Be at least 15 years old by the last day of class. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using the front crawl and breaststroke. Tread water for two minutes using only the legs. Swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object within 1 minute, 40 seconds. 15+ yrs / 3 wks / $225.00 Walkersville High School 1577 M, Th 9/9-9/26 4:30-7:30pm

TWEEN STROKE IMPROVEMENT

Develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills. This level introduces the breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly and open turns. 12-14 yrs / 8 wks / $65 Walkersville High School 1587 Th, 9/12-11/7 6:30-7:10pm

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Boot Camp

FITNESS REBELS

FIT FOR LIFE

This is a fun, yet intense version of a boot camp to get you Fit for Life. This is a team atmosphere that will get you moving and will push your mental and physical limits. Fit for Life Station Training Boot Camp is taught by a certified trainer with over 10 years of experience. This is an hour program that incorporates cardio, weight training, resistance training and core exercises. Please be prepared for indoor and outdoor fitness each week weather permitting. For more information, contact Amy Vagnoni: avagnoni@frederickcountymd.gov. 18+ yrs / 18 wks / See Below Various Locations

FITNESS SCHEDULE:

Oakdale Rec Center Starting Saturday, 9/7 Starting Monday, 9/9 Starting Tuesday, 9/10 Starting Wednesday, 9/11

8:00-9:00 am 6:45-7:45 pm 7:00-8:00 pm 7:30-8:30 pm

Middletown Rec Center Starting Thursday, 9/12

7:00-8:00 pm

Ballenger Creek Community Building Starting Wednesday, 9/11 6:00-7:00 pm

FITNESS SCHEDULE:

Dates range from 9/7th-12/31st, 2013 1533 1 Class-Punch Card: $12 1534 5 Class-Punch Card: $50 1535 10 Class-Punch Card: $72 1536 15 Class-Punch Card: $120 1537 UNLIMITED CLASS-PUNCH CARD: $215

Fitness Rebels is a 60 minute SUPER INTENSE workout plan that will have you burning fat, improving cardiovascular endurance as well as building muscular strength and endurance. This will be outside program weather permitting. 18+ yrs / 6 wks / $55 Middletown Rec Center 1350 Tu, 9/17-10/22 7-8pm

Health

NEW! Fit’Z’ness Warrior

Fit’Z’ness Warrior is a full body strength, speed, and conditioning program that will have no more than a 6-1 Warrior to Trainer ratio. Program will be held either inside/outside weather permitting during the Fall. 18+ yrs / 6 wks / 1 class/week: $60 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1338 Tu, 9/17-10/22 3-4pm 1530 Th, 9/19-10/24 3-4pm

TOTAL BODY FIT

This class will get your heart jumping and muscles pumping. Class will include low impact cardio exercises, muscle toning and abdominal exercises. This class is for any fitness level. 18+ yrs / 6 wks / $55 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1334 Th, 9/19-10/24 7:30-8:30pm


Fitness Yoga

ADULT ACTIVE YOGA

Active Adult Yoga begins where you are, no matter what condition your body is in. It is done very slowly, working at your own ability level. While yoga is mainly physical, its effects are much more. Through relaxing exercises, deep breathing and easy-to-learn stretches you will release mental and physical tension, enabling you to become more flexible, stronger, healthier and happier. 50+ yrs / 6 wks / $32 Walkersville Rec Center 1196 F, 9/20-10/25 5:30-6:30pm

MIGHTY FIT YOGA

Physical postures integrated with the breath to release tension, promote strength, flexibility of body, mind, and emotions are practiced in this class. Modifications will be made to ensure the success of all participants. Yoga can alleviate many common problems that leave you feeling tired and drained of energy. A paying adult must accompany participants under the age of 18 years. 12+ yrs / 6 wks / $60 Oakdale Rec Center 1263 Tu, 9/17-10/22 6:30-7:30pm

POWER YOGA

Join registered Yoga Teacher Melissa Karlicek for a yoga class that will get you moving, sweating and loving your life! Power Yoga or Vinyasa yoga, is a flowing and dynamic practice designed to maximize the benefits to your body, mind and spirit. You will notice a difference in just one class! All levels of yoga experience are welcome as we will explore modifications and amplifications of poses during each class. 12+ yrs / 5 wks / $55 Centerville Rec Center 1300 M, 9/9-10/7 7-8pm

YOGAFIT

Yoga is a form of exercise that uses practical exercises by blending them in user-friendly styles of stretches and flexibility, strength and balance in controlled movements which is easy to get into, understandable and doable by individuals at any level of fitness. You will increase your flexibility, strength and balance. Course is taught by a Certified YogaFit Instructor. 12+ yrs / 6 wks / $45 Centerville Rec Center 1321 M, 9/16-10/21 6:00-7:00pm

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Zumba Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout system that will blow you away. Join this program to achieve long term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exhilarating hour of caloric-burning, heart-racing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meantengage and captivate for life! Pre-registration required. 12+ yrs / 6 wks / $32 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1392 M, 9/9-10/14 6:30-7:30pm 1395 Tu, 9/10-10/15 6:30-7:30pm 1399 Th, 9/12-10/17 6:30-7:30pm Centerville Rec Center 1405 W, 9/11-10/16 1422 Sa, 9/14-10/19

7:15-8:15pm 7:45-8:45am

Deer Crossing Rec Center 1430 W, 9/11-10/16 1437 W, 9/11-10/16 1441 Th, 9/12-10/17

Oakdale Rec Center 1453 Sa, 9/14-10/19 1459 Su, 9/15-10/20

9-10am 9-10am

Spring Ridge Elementary School 1462 Tu, 9/10-10/15 1465 Th, 9/12-10/17

7-8pm 7-8pm

4-5pm 6:45-7:45pm 7-8pm

Thurmont Rec Center 1372 M, 9/9-10/14 1376 W, 9/11-10/16 1396 Th, 9/12-10/17 1363 Sa, 9/14-10/19

6:30-7:30pm 7-8pm 6-7pm 8-9am

Emmitsburg Community Center 1432 Tu, 9/10-10/15 1440 W, 9/11-10/16

7-8pm 7-8pm

Tuscarora Rec Center 1468 M, 9/9-10/14 1474 W, 9/18-10/23

7-8pm 6:45-7:45pm

Liberty Elementary School 1444 Tu, 9/10-10/1

7-8pm

Middletown Rec Center 1452 M, 9/9-10/14 1454 W, 9/11-10/16 1446 Sa, 9/14-10/19

Walkersville Rec Center 1476 Sa, 9/14-10/19 1464 Tu, 9/17-10/22

8-9am 6:30-7:30pm

7-8pm 7-8pm 8-9am

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Come and join us at our NEW cooking facility in the Ballenger Community Building. The facility features five work stations in a classroom dedicated to cooking instruction. Don’t miss out on our fun and exciting new cooking classes. These classes are economical and perfect for the working parent or novice chef at home. In our efforts to help the environment, we ask that you bring containers with you to class to take home your culinary creations. Proper attire is recommended. We suggest comfortable, closed toe footwear. Our classes are specifically designed for the purpose of social recreation focusing only on basic skills and having a great time! Thanks, and we’ll see you in the kitchen! ADVENTURES IN COOKING

Give your taste buds an adventure while exploring different cooking techniques and ingredients that are used around the world. With a blend of demonstrations as well as hands on cooking we will examine various cuisines and fusing them together to create amazing dishes you can prepare at home. Everyone, from the beginner to the accomplished cook will enjoy this exhilarating class. Program cost: $61; Food and Supplies cost: $41 18+ yrs / 4 wks / $102 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1005 M, 10/14-11/4 6:30-9pm

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BAKING FOR KIDS

Kids explore the world of baking while learning the basic techniques, ingredients and equipment used in baking. In this fun filled class we will also emphasize safety needed to work in a hands-on kitchen. Every class will have a wonderful treat to share. Program cost: $45; Food and Supplies cost: $25 10-13 yrs / 4 wks /$70 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1006 M, 9/16-10/7 4:30-6pm

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Cooking COOKING FOR KIDS

Kids will love cooking up a storm in our kitchen! We’ll make sure they learn all the necessary techniques, secrets and kitchen safety. Our cooking storm includes how to make snacks, meals, desserts, and much more. Best of all they get to taste what they make. Sign up early to join Chef Buck Reed for this delicious class. Program cost: $45; Food and Supplies cost: $25 10 -13 yrs / 4 wks / $70 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1007 M, 10/14-11/4 4:30-6pm

Mommy & Me CookingAfter School Snacks

You and your mommy will create some yummy food in this class. You will have a blast learning about the basics of cooking, and best of all you get to eat what you make! Cost is per parent/child couple. Program cost: $35; Food and Supplies cost: $25 4-7 yrs / 1 Day / $60 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1022 Sa, 9/21 12:30-2:30pm

COOKING TECHNIQUES

Become a GREAT COOK! Chef Buck will let you in on the essential skills needed to excel as a cook. We will be devoting classes to knife skills, cooking procedures, developing flavors and expanding creativity in the kitchen. This class will benefit everyone; from the novice to the experienced cook in their journey to become the master of their kitchen. Program cost: $61; Food and Supplies cost: $41 18+ yrs / 4 wks / $102 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1008 M, 9/16-10/7 6:30-9pm

Date Night-Italian

Couples who cook together, stay together! Grab your significant other and join us for a night of fun. You and your partner will work together to create a delicious meal and dessert that will be both memorable and romantic. Program cost: $45; Food and Supplies cost: $35; Cost is per couple. 18+ yrs / 1 Day / $80 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1017 Sa, 9/28 6:30-9pm

MY DOLLY & ME

Discover the favorite recipes of the American girl dolls; Samantha, Kit, Kirsten, Caroline, and Addy. Accompanied by your favorite doll, you will enjoy learning about dining and foods from the time period of these dolls and learn to cook a few of their favorites, which are sure to become your favorites, too. Program cost: $35; Food and Supplies cost: $25 4-7 yrs / 1 Day / $60 Ballenger Creek Community Building

My Dolly & Me-KIT

1026 Sa, 10/5

My Dolly & Me-Samantha

1025 Sa, 9/21

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DOODLERS

Abrakadoodle Doodlers develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful materials and tools. Each lesson focuses upon developing skills, learning techniques and expanding knowledge. The methods and styles of contemporary and master artists specializing in paint, sculpture, design and more are incorporated into each class. Curriculum based and fun! Protective aprons provided. $28 material fee due at first class. 6 -11 yrs /6 wks / $75 Middletown Rec Center 1361 M, 9/16-10/21 5-6pm Deer Crossing Rec Center 1387 W, 9/18-10/23 5-6pm

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MINI DOODLERS

Mini Doodlers gleefully create a new framed masterpiece each week with a wide variety of non toxic high quality materials and develop techniques, school readiness including motor skills, ability to listen and follow directions, cognitive skills, language and more in an enchanting environment that develops individual creativity. Kids learn about master and contemporary artists as well as cultural art and vocabulary. They present their work using their arty words. New curriculum based lessons each session. Protective aprons provided for all children. $30 material fee due at first class. 3-5 yrs / 6 wks / $75 Fountain Rock Nature Center 1286 Tu, 9/17-10/22 10:00-10:45am Ballenger Creek Community Building 1294 Th, 9/19-10/24 10:00-10:45am

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Crafts & Fine Arts KIDZART

KidzArt is a drawing based educational program proven to build self confidence through artistic expression in a fun and positive environment. Engaging curriculum amps up the fun and creativity keeping students eager to learn new skills and practice new techniques. We use artist quality media; PRISMACOLOR materials, acrylics, professional chalks, and more. Sessions are unique because our curriculum never repeats! Ask about our Multi-Sibling, Refer-A-Friend and Return Student discounts off supply fees. Please bring $30 supply fee to first class. 5-10 yrs / 6 wks / $45 Tuscarora Rec Center 1404 M, 9/23-10/28 4:45-5:45pm Centerville Rec Center 1409 W, 9/25-10/30 5:15-6:15pm 1411 Sa, 9/28-11/2 1:15-2:15pm Walkersville Rec Center 1428 Sa, 9/28-11/2 12:15-1:15pm

TWEENZART

The next step for students to learn from a customized fun curriculum that promotes and challenges independent creative thinking and designs. Students experience exciting projects using many professional media, styles and techniques. We provide top quality artistic media; PRISMA COLOR materials, acrylics, professional chalks, and more. Sessions are unique because our curriculum never repeats! Ask about our Multi-Sibling, Refer-A-Friend and Return Student discounts off supply fees. Please bring $40 supply fee to the first class. 10-14 yrs / 6 wks / $55 Centerville Rec Center 1447 Sa, 9/28-11/2 Noon-1pm

YOUNG REMBRANDTS CARTOONING

Learn to create silly characters, funny expressions and drawing sequences that tell a joke! Young Rembrandts cartoon drawing class provides an innovative, stepby-step drawing method with lighthearted subject matter that is engaging while sparking your sense of humor, and your vivid imagination. 6-11 yrs / 6 wks / $80 Centerville Rec Center 1457 Sa, 9/21-10/19 10:00-11am

Parent & Child TWOOSY DOODLER

This special adult/child class is often the first educational program. Twoosys have fun creating unique art while developing fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, creativity, readiness skills, confidence, ability to play with others and imaginative thinking. Non toxic materials are used as children paint with tempera, water colors, oil and chalk pastels; we sculpt, stamp, cut, glue, learn colors, sing, hear stories, and more. Adults learn how to nurture creativity. New curriculum based lessons each session. Frames and aprons provided for all children. $30 materials fee due at first class. 1y 8m -3 yrs / 6 wks / $75 Fountain Rock Nature Center 1303 Tu, 9/17-10/22 11:00-11:35am Ballenger Creek Community Building 1316 Th, 9/19-10/24 11:00-11:35am

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FUNFIT® FUNKY MONKEYS

Action packed and full of fun, kids will receive a heart-healthy workout without even knowing it. With loads of age-appropriate, non-competitive, active games such as tag, ball play, parachute and more. Kid’s learn to play by game rules, follow simple instructions, advance coordination and sport skills, as well as benefit from the social and cooperative aspects formed in team play. Participants will improve self confidence, coordination, muscle tone and function, socialization and cognitive development. Keep them growing strong and confident with Funfit®! 3-6 yrs / 6 wks / $66 Browning Building at Pinecliff Park 1189 W, 9/18-10/23 11:00-11:45am Walkersville Rec Center 1192 M, 9/16-10/21 5:45-6:30pm Ballenger Creek Community Building 1197 M, 9/16-10/21 11:00-11:45am

GET READY FOR PRESCHOOL!

During this program your child will practice skills to prepare him or her for preschool. We will focus on separating from a parent, turntaking with peers, following directions in a group setting, imitating actions to songs during circle time and having fun with friends. Our daily schedule includes free play, circle time, movement, snack, and story time. This inclusive group is taught by staff from the Frederick County Infants and Toddlers Program. Parents are required to stay on the premises. 2y 8m -3 ½ yrs/ 8 wks / $59 Frederick County Health Department 1519 Th, 9/12-10/31 9:00-10:30am Scott Key Center 1521 F, 9/13-11/1 1:30-3:00pm

Baton

BATON TWIRLING

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Learn fundamental twirling skills, marching, and basic dance techniques in this program. The last class will feature a performance. Batons are available at a reduced cost from the instructor. 4-12 yrs / 6 wks / $45 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1229 Tu, 9/17-10/22 4:45-5:30pm

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Movement & Readiness Parent & Child FUNFIT

“Funfit” where fitness is child’s play. This funfilled activity brings fitness to a whole new level. Using balls, chutes, instruments and more, you and your child will get a hearthealthy workout in a stress-free class. Kids will build self-confidence, socialization, coordination, balance, language and cognitive development. One adult must attend with child (ren), who must be walking. 1-4 yrs / 6 wks / $66 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1216 M, 9/16-10/21 9:30-10:15am 1223 M, 9/16-10/21 10:15-11:00am Browning Building at Pinecliff Park 1234 W, 9/18-10/23 10:15-11:00am Centerville Rec Center 1244 Th, 9/19-10/24 5:30-6:15pm Tuscarora Rec Center 1253 W, 9/18-10/23 5:30-6:15pm

YOGA FOR YOUNGSTERS

This yoga class will be devoted to learning the basics of yoga, balance, and coordination through fun yoga poses and music. Creative classes filled with active breathing techniques and imaginative poses will help children learn the basics of relaxation and motor coordination while simultaneously working on language development, direction following skills, and group work. Parents are encouraged to leave children for this session. 3-5 yrs / 6 wks / $45 Browning Building at Pinecliff Park 1510 M, 9/16-10/21 11:00-11:45am

Yoga

YOGA FOR KIDS

This class is designed for children ready to practice more independent yoga poses while continuing to work on the basics of balance, motor coordination, and sensory regulation through creative poses, group games, partner poses, and self-calming breathing techniques. Lessons may explore yoga principles including peace and kindness and will includes imaginative sequence poses, and will build on continuing language development, social interaction skills, and further body awareness. Parents are encouraged to leave children for this session. 6-8 yrs / 6 wks / $45 Browning Building at Pinecliff Park 1507 M, 9/16-10/21 4:30-5:20pm

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Dance

BELLY DANCING BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE

This is where the foundations and continuations of belly dancing and a healthy posture are taught. The classes focus on developing flexibility and learning how to move the parts of the body which are often ignored in day to day living. This level introduces a warm up, variety of body isolations and skills including hip and arm movements, shimmies and steps. Music and rhythms of belly dance will be introduced. Group improvisation plus if time permits a specific choreography will be taught. No special clothing or shoes needed. It’s recommended to bring some kind of hip scarf. 16+ yrs / 8 wks / $60 Oakdale Rec Center 1483 W, 9/18-11/6 7-8pm

DANCE ME A STORY

Learn basic ballet movements with correct French terms, string steps together to make choreography and listen to a ballet story. Dancers will also make a tutu to take home and will perform at the end of the period. Correct color leotard, tights, and ballet shoes are available to order from Ms. Sheri at the discounted price. A material fee of $10 will be collected at the beginning of the first class. 3-5 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1185 M, 9/9-10/28 9:30-10:30am

NEW! HIP-HOP & BREAK DANCING

Its fun, it’s athletic, and it’s on the floor!! Break dancing classes for boys and girls has emerged as a universal language that everyone wants to speak. This class is designed for your child to have fun and push their dance skills to the next level. 7-10 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1232 Sa, 9/7-10/26 11am-Noon

HIP-HOP FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

This class will focus on balance, coordination, rhythm and lots of hip-hop fun. This will be a beginner hip hop dance class with lots of spinning, stomping, jumping, clapping, and hitting beats to their favorite tunes. Please wear loose fitting clothing and sneakers. 5-8 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1243 M, 9/9-10/28 4-5pm


Music & Performing Arts KINDERCOMBO

Kindercombo is a combination Ballet, Tap, Modern Dance, and Fitness program. This is a high-energy class allowing students to experience different styles of dance, which gives the young dance student a healthy and solid foundation upon which to build. Parents may observe during the final class. Ballet and Tap shoes are required. 6-9 yrs / 10 wks / $110 Oakdale Rec Center 1479 Th, 9/12-11/14 6:30pm-7:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1481 Tu, 9/10-11/12 6:30pm-7:30pm

KINDERDANCE LEVEL 1

Kinderdance® is a quality developmental dance, motor development and fitness program taught on 3 levels, teaching the basics of Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics and Creative Movement while blending educational concepts. We use the Montessori teaching method in all of our classes. This program stresses development of physical and language skills, creative thinking, expanding imagination, and socialization, while building self-confidence. Parents may observe during the final class. Ballet and tap shoes are required. 3-4 yrs / 10 wks / $110 Centerville Rec Center 1304 M, 9/9-11/11 4:30-5:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1306 Tu, 9/10-11/12 4:30-5:30pm Oakdale Rec Center 1310 Th, 9/12-11/14 4:30-5:30pm 3-4 yrs / 6 wks / $66 Tuscarora Rec Center 1315 F, 9/13-10/18 4:30-5:30pm Middletown Rec Center 1330 Tu, 9/10-10/15 4:30-5:30pm Ballenger Creek Community Building 1358 Tu, 9/10-10/15 10-11am

KINDERDANCE LEVEL 2

A developmental dance, motor development and fitness program teaching Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics, and Creative Movement while blending educational concepts. This is for the student who has completed one year of dance or who is already 5 years old. Parents may observe during the last class. Ballet and Tap shoes are required. 4 -5 yrs / 10 wks / $110 Centerville Rec Center 1378 M, 9/9-11/11 5:30-6:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1381 Tu, 9/10-11/12 5:30-6:30pm Oakdale Rec Center 1384 Th, 9/12-11/14 5:30-6:30pm 4 -5 yrs / 6 wks / $66 Tuscarora Rec Center 1390 F, 9/13-10/18 5:30-6:30pm Middletown Rec Center 1407 Tu, 9/10-10/15 5:30-6:30pm Ballenger Creek Community Building 1410 Tu, 9/10-10/15 5:30-6:30pm

NEW! KINDERMUSIK WIGGLE & GROW

Wiggle & Grow is a music-filled class that celebrates the unique joys of your growing child as they transition from toddler to preschoolers. Each week your child will love singing, dancing, and playing instruments, and you’ll love helping her practice a wide variety of abilities such as gross and fine motor skills, turn-taking, social skills, and active listening. In class, we’ll share tips and ideas for using music throughout the week. Please bring $20 home activity kit fee to first class. 2-3 yrs / 8 wks / $80 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1484 W, 9/18-11/6 9-9:45am

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Music & Performing Arts NEW! KINDERTOTS

Family

MINI COMBO (JAZZ/TAP/ACRO)

Celebrate your family each week! Bring sisters, brothers, and parents together and we’ll help each child discover their own voice and method of expression while they share their creativity and joy with one another. Rolling music, story-time, instrument jam time, and playtime into a fun and learning class that is sure to bring out the smiles and give everyone something to rock, bounce, or dance about! Please bring $30 home activity kit fee to first class. 2wks-7 yrs / 8 wks / $100 Deer Crossing Rec Center 1486 Tu, 9/24-11/12 5:30-6:15pm

Kindertots is a pre-dance class designed to develop the total child through gross motor skills, movement creativity, physical development and body awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, and songs. Very basic ballet positions are taught in this class. Ballet shoes are strongly encouraged. Parents may observe during first and final classes. 2-3 yrs / 6 wks / $66 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1473 Tu, 9/10-10/15 9:30-10:00am This combo class will offer beginner Jazz, Tap, and ACRO for enrolled students. Students will explore basic jazz technique, beginner tap choreography and learn beginner ACRO skills. In the ACRO portion kids will learn cartwheels, handstands, and tumbles all while developing their upper and lower body coordination, flexibility, and strength. (Tap shoes are required for participation.) 3 1/2 -5 yrs / 4 wks / $65 To the Point Dance Studio-Point of Rocks 1295 Th, 9/19-10/10 Noon-1pm

PRINCESS BALLET

A fun and imaginative way to learn ballet basics. Your little Princess will learn the correct French terms for ballet steps while mastering plie, tendu, and beautiful arabesque. Tiaras, fairy wings and wands are just some of the props used. 3 -5 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1215 W, 9/4-10/23 10-11am

NEW! PRINCESS BALLET & TOMBOY TAPS

A fun and imaginative way to learn ballet basics. Halfway through the class your little princess will change their shoes and attitudes to discover rhythm with their feet. Tiaras, fairy wands and butterfly wings are just some of the props used. 4-6 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1205 Tu, 9/3-10/22 5-6pm

KINDERMUSIK FAMILY TIME

Parent & Child DANCE WITH ME

Join our energetic and unique class. This parent/child class will focus on teaching the fundamentals of dance through fun action songs, rhythm and instrument play and creative movement. This class is fun for both the child and adult and will shape their musicality and increase their developing coordination. Movement and creativity is encouraged through the use of ribbons, parachute, tunnels, bean bags, and hula hoops! 1 ½-2 ½ yrs / 4 wks / $50 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1256 W, 9/18-10/9 10:00-10:30am

NEW! KINDERMUSIK CUDDLE & BOUNCE

Cuddle, bounce, and bop with your baby in Kindermusik’s newest class! Whether your baby is five weeks or five months, this class will be perfect for you. With age-appropriate activities for newborns, infants, and crawlers, this parent-child music and movement class will help you strengthen those early bonds, understand your baby’s development, and heavily focus on child development and communication with your baby. You and your baby will enjoy instrument play, dance, exploration time, and together time. Please bring a $20 home activity kit fee to first class. 2wks-13mths / 8 wks / $70 Ballenger Creek Community Building 1480 Th, 9/19-11/7 9:00-9:45am


Nature

Catoctin Creek Nature Center

Fountain Rock Nature Center

Hours (April-October) Tuesday-Friday: 12-6 pm Saturday: 10-6 pm; Sunday: 12-6 pm http://catoctincreek.blogspot.com/

Hours (year round) Saturday: 10-4 pm Sunday: 1-4 pm

Preschool

CREEK CHUBS CLUB

This series is designed for little nature lovers! Your child will learn about the natural world through stories, live animals, nature walks, hands on crafts, and games. Parents are free! 2-3 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1181 9/13-12/13 10:00-10:45am

NEW! FRIENDS WITH NATURE

Come discover nature, wildlife, and the world around you through stories, activities, crafts, songs, and outdoor adventures! Each month will highlight a different type of animal. 3-5 yrs / 3 wks / $28 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1230 Sa, 9/7-11/2 10:00-11:15am

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Nature NEW! ECO-CLUB

NEW! FUR, FEATHERS, SCALES, & FRIENDS

Children will learn all about animals through puppet shows, animal crafts, games, and interact with live animal presentations. 3-5 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1171 Tu, 10/1-10/22 1:00-2:15pm

KIDISCOVERY

Come to Fountain Rock Park and explore with your child through hands-on stations! Enjoy a different theme every month and xpand your child’s horizons. SeptemberButterflies; October-Pumpkin Parade; November-Terrific Turkeys; and DecemberThe Long Sleep. 3-5 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Fountain Rock Nature Center 1435 Th, 9/12-12/12 10:00-11:15am

WEE ONE FUN

In this parent and child program our youngest naturalists will explore our world through stories, songs, games and live animals. Each month will feature a different theme and craft. (Price is for a child/parent pair) 2-3 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Fountain Rock Nature Center 1184 W, 9/18-12/18 10:00-10:45am

Youth

NEW! ADVENTURES IN SCIENCE

Become a Junior Naturalist! In September it’s “Marvelous Monarchs” where you help capture, tag, and release butterflies as they travel south. October brings “Freaky Fall Forensics!” help solve the mystery of the missing pumpkin. Then in November join the “Hilarious Harvest” learn about the true nature of turkeys and other seasonal nature facts. 6-12 yrs / 3 wks / $28 Fountain Rock Nature Center 1173 Sa, 9/14-11/9 10:00-11:30am

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ECO-CLUB is a four week environmental education based afterschool program which offers homework time, and fun activities including: feeding the nature center animals, nature walks, art time, and much more. 6-10 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1277 Tu, 9/3-9/24 4-6pm

HOME SCHOOL DROP IN SCIENCE

We will have hands on activities available for families to enjoy at their leisure. Activities include: Forests Forever, Chemical Craziness, Watershed Wizards, and Animal Adaptations. 7-12 yrs / 4 wks / $38 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1449 F, 9/6-12/6 1:00-2:30pm

HOME SCHOOL NATURE DAYS

Join our experienced naturalists to enrich your child’s studies through a multidisciplinary approach using nature as a focus. Topics for the fall include: September ”Creek Critters”, October ”The Science of Leaves”, November ”The Dirt on Soil”. 6+ yrs / 3 wks / $28 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1279 F, 9/13-11/8 1:00-2:30pm Fountain Rock Nature Center 1283 F, 9/20-11/15 1:00-2:30pm

Teen & Adult

NEW! WILDERNESS SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR TEENS

Are you looking for an exciting way to spend your Saturday afternoon? How about an outdoor challenge? Activities will include: orienteering, building survival shelters, and archery skills. 13-15 yrs / 3 wks / $28 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1285 Sa, 10/5-10/19 Noon-4pm

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Nature Family

FALL CAMPFIRES

Let’s celebrate the season outdoors at the park! Stories or songs, a night hike and live animal presentations based around the glow of the fire. Bring chairs or blankets and come join our staff for a great family activity. All Ages / 1 Day / $4 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1342 Sa, 9/7 7:30-9pm 1344 Sa, 9/7 7-8:30pm Fountain Rock Nature Center 1349 F, 9/27 7:30-9pm

I CAN CAMP! OVERNIGHT CAMPING IN THE PARK

Give your child an introduction to camping in this Parent/Child program. Go on a flashlight night walk and enjoy campfire activities. 5-12 yrs / 2 wks / $29 Catoctin Creek Nature Center 1323 Sa-Su, 9/14-9/15 6:30pm-9am

Frederick Farm Fresh is Frederick County’s information destination to find out where the farmer's markets are located, when they are open, what items are available, and detailed information about participating farmers, bakers, artisans, and business owners.

Don’t miss the next farmer’s market in your area!

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Rose Hill Manor, the retirement home of Thomas Johnson, Maryland’s first elected Governor, serves as a hands-on history museum for children of all ages. The property features a manor house, icehouse, log cabin, and blacksmith shop. The Children’s Museum and Carriage Museum are open seasonally with guided tours available daily during regular museum hours. The Farm Museum is open by appointment and for regularly scheduled programs. Admission Adults $5; Youth and Seniors $4; Children under 2 are free Manor Hours April through September Monday-Saturday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm October & November Saturday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm (All other times by Appointment)

Park Hours April through October 8:00 am-8:00 pm November through March 8:00 am-4:30 pm Please allow 1-2 hours to visit the site. Tour groups of 10 or more are required to make reservations. Please visit our website for tour themes and additional information or call 301-600-1646 to schedule a group tour.

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History Special Tour

Parent & Child

Join us for a Live CLUE adventure and solve the mystery of who done it, where and with what. Explore the Manor House for clues and be the first to solve the mystery. Pre-registration required. 8+ yrs / 1 Day / $10 Rose Hill Manor Park 1140 F, 10/11 7:30-9:30pm 1141 Sa, 10/12 7:30-9:30pm

Join us for a fun filled story, craft and program centered around a different theme LITTLE GODLEN BOOKS story each month. Pre-registration recommended. 2-6 yrs / 1 Day / $4 Rose Hill Manor Park

GOT A CLUE?

Family

FIRST FRIDAY FUN

JOHNNY APPLESEED 1105 F, 9/6 9:30-10:30am THE SAGGY, BAGGY, ELEPHANT 1107 F, 10/4 9:30-10:30am

LET’S MOVE MONDAYS

FALL FESTIVAL WEEKEND

Enjoy autumn foliage while attending the Frederick County Farm Museum Association’s Annual Fall Festival. Come out to enjoy home-style food, apple butter boiling, music, craft vendors, hayrides, tractor pull and more! Children may choose from a variety of hands-on craft projects to make and participate in carnival style games. Fees collected on site, Parking Donation Suggested: $1; Kids Crafts and Games $0.25 per ticket; Manor Tours $3; Food costs vary. All Ages / 2 Days Rose Hill Manor Park 1146 Sa, 10/5 10am-4pm 1146 Su, 10/6 Noon-4pm

Children are encouraged to explore healthy choices and participate in active play. We will focus on a new theme each week providing opportunities for learning through group activities and creative play in the museum and gardens. (All adults must be accompanied by a child) 2-6 yrs / 1 Day / $4 Rose Hill Manor Park Sept-Dec / 2nd & 4th Mondays APPLES, APPLES 1132 M, 9/9

9:30-11:30am

celebrate NATIONAL PLAYDOUGH DAY 1133 M, 9/23 9:30-11:30am

Home School

SPIN & WEAVE 1134 M, 10/14

Enrich your child’s studies with a multidisciplinary, hands-on approach to history. Fall series will highlight our Revolutionary Heritage. Explore the time period of Gov. Thomas Johnson and discover the excitement surrounding the creation of a new nation. 5 -14 yrs / 1 Day / $5 Rose Hill Manor Park

Fuel your little ones love of discovery through reading and group activities. Build your preschoolers skills in language, color, shapes and more as you explore together. 2-4 yrs/ 1 day/ $8 (Adult/Child Pair)

HOME SCHOOL HISTORY DAYS

9:30-11:30am

MOMMY & ME

MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB

1127 F, 9/20

9:30-10:30am

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Colonial AmericA 1116 Tu, 9/10

1:30-3:00pm

LET’S START A REVOLUTION 1118 Tu, 10/8 1:30-3:00pm


Aikido

Jodo

Aikido is one of the most modern forms of the Japanese martial arts. It has been called a “gentle” martial art because it uses strictly defensive techniques of evasion, redirection, and immobilization to avoid and control an attacker. Aikido focuses on gaining maximum effect from minimum effort. This class is suitable for all people regardless of age, size or gender. This free demo is a great way to learn basic self defense. 13+ yrs / 1 Day / free Deer Crossing Rec Center 1526 Sa, 9/7 10:45-11:45am

In this traditional Japanese martial art, develop your mind and body while learning how to use a short staff and wooden sword. 18+ yrs / 8 wks / $19 Oakdale Middle School

AIKIDO DEMO

JODO- BEGINNER

BEGINNER 1509 Tu, 9/17-11/5 INTERMEDIATE 1512 Tu, 9/17-11/5

7:00-8:00pm 8:00-9:00pm

AIKIDO

Aikido focuses on minimum effort/maximum effect, which makes it well suited for all people regardless of age, size, or gender. This beginner class is a wonderful way to learn basic, effective self-defense and foundations of Aikido. 13+ yrs / 6 wks / $20 Deer Crossing Rec Center BEGINNER 1527 Sa, 9/14-10/19 INTERMEDIATE 1528 Sa, 9/14-11/2

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Martial Arts Karate

KARATE- JUNIOR

This Introductory program teaches the fundamental basic movements and exercises of Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate). Program focuses on personal development, practical selfdefense and physical fitness. Uniforms and belts are optional and may be purchased through the instructor for an additional fee. Parents may join in for an additional fee. 8-14 yrs / 8 wks / $69 Tuscarora Rec Center 1522 Tu, 9/17-11/5 6:45-7:45pm Walkersville Rec Center 1523 W, 9/18-11/6 6:30-7:30pm Centerville Rec Center 1524 F, 9/20-11/8 6:30-7:30pm

KARATE-PEE WEE

This is an introductory program teaching the fundamental basic movements and exercises of Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate). Emphasis is placed on developing concentration skills and coordination. 5-7 yrs / 8 wks / $69 Tuscarora Rec Center 1515 Tu, 9/17-11/5 6:00-6:30pm Walkersville Rec Center 1516 W, 9/18-11/6 5:45-6:15pm Centerville Rec Center 1517 F, 9/20-11/8 5:45-6:15pm

LITTLE TIGERS

The Little Tigers program is an energizing fun filled series of games and exercises that introduces your child-Shorin Ryu Karate. It helps-develop the mental aspects of self control, discipline, awareness, respect, cooperation, and focus. It helps-develop the physical attributes of speed, strength, flexibility, agility, and coordination, through the practice of blocks, strikes, punches, kicks, and tumbling. A $12 insurance fee is due-the instructor at the beginning of the first class. A Gi is available at a discounted price for purchase from the instructor. 3-5 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1491 Th, 9/5-10/24 10:00-10:45am 6 -7 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1493 Sa, 9/7-10/26 Noon-12:45pm

NEW! PRINCESS DEFENSE

Your princess will learn to kick, block, punch, tumble and roll, in this fast paced, fun filled 45 minutes of karate. Self discipline, honesty, integrity, control and focus are practiced and emphasized as she learns to protect herself, her principles, her family, her kingdom, and her honor. A $12 insurance fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the first class. A pink Gi is available at a discounted price from the instructor. 3 -5 yrs / 8 wks / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1488 Th, 9/5-10/24 10:45-11:30pm

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Martial Arts UCHUNO SHORIN-RYU KARATE

A traditional Karate handed down from ancient Okinawa this style can be traced back over 600 years. Students are taught how to avoid confrontation, as well as how to defend themselves effectively. This is a belted program that focuses your student on Honor, Self-Reliance, Courage, and Respect. A $12 insurance fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the first class. All students are required to have a Gi and patch, which are available for purchase from the instructor. 8 -11 yrs / 8 wks / $140 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1496 Sa, 9/7-10/26 12:45-1:45pm 12+ yrs / 8 wks / $140 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1498 Sa, 9/7-10/26 1:45-2:45pm

Self-Defense

INTRO to KRAV MAGASURVIVAL ON THE STREETS

The #1 reality based system for self defense. Krav Maga is all about Survival in the Real World. Learn to survive all types of attacks, grabs, and holds. Simple, easy to learn, and efficient. No experience necessary. A $12 insurance fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the first class. 16+ yrs / 8 wks / $140 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1501 Sa, 9/7-10/26 5-6pm

KRAV MAGA LEVEL I & IISURVIVAL ON THE STREETS

The #1 reality based system for self defense. Krav Maga is all about Survival in the Real World. Learn to survive all types of attacks, grabs, and holds. Learn to defend against guns, knives, and baseball bats. Simple, easy to learn, and efficient. Must have completed Intro to Krav Maga or have permission from instructor. A $12 insurance fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the first class. 16+ yrs / 8 wks / $140 Spring Ridge Dance Center 1504 Sa, 9/7-10/26 6-7pm

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Therapeutic Recreation ADULT SOCIAL CLUB: FRIDAY NIGHT REC

This program is designed for ages 18+ yrs with various disabilities to enhance their social skills and expand their communications. Join us Friday nights for fun. Visit a favorite recreational spot, see a movie, have a picnic, and much more. There’s no telling how much fun is in store for you. Some activities may require additional fees. Caregivers/Aides must pay to participate in activities that require an entry fee. Call 301-600-2936 for schedule. 18+ yrs / 6 wks / $30 Various locations 1168 F, 9/27-11/1 7-9pm

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Language

Chinese Language

Explore China! Get a glimpse into Chinese culture, customs, and language through hands-on activities, songs, dance, calligraphy, crafts, games, and much more! $15 supply fee due at first class and purchase of books additional and optional. 5-9 yrs / 10 wks / $135 Oakdale Recreation Center 1601 Sa, 9/7-11/ 9 11:45am-12:45pm 7-11 yrs / 10 wks / $135 1599 Sa, 9/7-Sat, 11/9

10:30-11:30am

Science & Discovery Civil Engineering

During the Civil Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a balsawood bridge designed to withstand the greatest force. They examine several different types of bridge designs and discover how the forces of tension, compression, bending, torsion, and shear are distributed throughout their structures. $30.00 supplies fee due at first class. 7-13 yrs / 8 wks / $115 Spring Ridge Elementary School 1596 Thu, 9/12-11/7 5- 6:30pm

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Hobbies, Interests & Trips NEW! Electronic Game Design: Invader Defense Games

During the Electronic Game Design : Invader Defense classes, students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video game. Whether students wish to fire marshmallows or missiles, they build a complete video game from start to finish. They program characters to survive a wave of enemy attacks in order to reach the next level. At the end of the class, students take home a copy of the game they create. 8 -11 yrs / 8 wks / $145 Oakdale Rec Center 1590 W, 9/11-10/30 5-6:30pm

Jr. Mechanical Engineering

The Junior Mechanical Engineering classes introduce our youngest engineers to fundamental concepts of energy, materials, and movement. Through open and focused exploration, students explore and construct their own roller coasters, catapults, cars, and more. $25 supply fee due at first class. 5-7 yrs / 8 wks / $100 Oakdale Rec Center 1591 M, 9/9-10/28 5:45-6:45pm

NEW! JR. WeDo Robotics

This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo Robots. Using LEGO® bricks, students build a dancing bird, a smart spinner, a drumming monkey and more. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer. 5-7 yrs / 8 wks / $145 Oakdale Recreation Center 1593 M, 9/9-10/28 4:30-5:30pm Urbana Elementary School 1594 F, 9/13-11/8

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Mindstorm NXT Lego Robotics

Students will learn to design, program, and control fully functional robotic models. They will use software to plan, test, and modify sequences of instructions for a variety of lifelike robotic behaviors. They will also learn to collect and analyze data from the robot’s sensors. This program will provide a series of real-life activities, covering topics within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics all using LEGO® Robotics. 7- 12 yrs / 8 wks / $145 New Market Elementary School 1595 Tu, 9/10-10/29 5:00-6:30pm

Trips

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

Makke a brief food stop on the way there and back. Participants under the age of 18 years must attend with a paying adult. Register by 11/8. Bus will depart from Thomas Johnson Middle School at 6:00 am. All ages / 1 day / $119 Thomas Johnson Middle School 1170 Sa, 11/16 6:00am-8:00pm

NEW YORK CITY, YOUR WAY!

Visit the “Big Apple” your way! Shop, sightsee, dine, or see a show. You decide how you want to spend the day in one of the greatest cities in the world. The bus will drop you off near Macy’s, and then you’re on your own. Bus leaves NYC at 6 pm. Cost includes transportation and tourist information. The bus will make a brief food stop on the way there and back. A paying adult must accompany participants under the age of 18 years. Register by 11/22. Bus departs from Thomas Johnson Middle School at 6:00 am. All ages / 1 day / $69 Thomas Johnson Middle School 1174 Sa, 12/14 6:00am-11:00pm

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FIELD TRIP & GROUP PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES

At Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center, Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center, and Rose Hill Museum staff provide the perfect learning environment for your next field trip or group program. WHAT WE OFFER • A perfect location for your next field trip, group program, or birthday party. Hands-on techniques are often incorporated into the programs to make the experience more memorable. • You get more than a field trip; you enter into a long term relationship with professional staff that will help you meet your required state life science and social studies standards. • Our curriculum based programs complement and enhances classroom study and becomes a tool in helping teachers communicate classroom concepts.

Field Trips and Group Reservations are made upon request. Call 301-600-1646 for more information. Catoctin Creek Park and Nature Center

South of Middletown, Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center is 139 acres of excitement waiting for you to explore. The park hosts environmental educational components and technologies along with a 6,000 square foot nature center, two large pavilions, hiking trails, and a playground. Enjoy the Great Outdoors at the newest Park in Frederick County, Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center.

Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center

Tucked away, west of Walkersville, is the beautiful 22.5 acre Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center. This environmental park contains one of Maryland's strongest springs, from which 3.25 million gallons of water may flow per day. A nature center and many local historical structures such as the 20 foot high historic lime kilns are present to make your visit more memorable.

Rose Hill Manor

Rose Hill Manor, the retirement home of Thomas Johnson, Maryland’s first elected Governor, serves as a hands-on history museum for children of all ages. The property features a Manor House, icehouse, log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection and two barns. Various theme tours are available. Visit our website for a list of tour themes, amenities they include, and additional information.

Scout Programs

Frederick County Parks and Recreation offers unique opportunities for girl and boy scouts to work toward fulfillment of various badge requirements. Programs are offered for Bear Cubs, Tiger Cubs, Wolf Cubs, Brownies, Daisies, and Junior Girl & Boy Scouts. For more information, visit our website www.recreater.com for details on programs.


MEN’S

Flag Football

Catch the Excitement Join the league this fall season! NEW! Games played at Libertytown Park Opening Day: Sunday, September 8th Registration Deadline: Friday, August 23rd


RECREATION LOCATIONS BALLENGER COMMUNITY BUILDING in BALLENGER CREEK PARK 5420 Ballenger Creek Pike Frederick, MD 21703 BROWNING BUILDING in PINECLIFF PARK 8350 Pinecliff Park Road Frederick, MD 21704 CARROLL MANOR ELEMENTARY 5624 Adamstown Road Adamstown, MD 21710 CENTERVILLE REC CENTER in CENTERVILLE ELEMENTARY 3601 Carriage Hill Drive Frederick, MD 21704 DEER CROSSING REC CENTER in DEER CROSSING ELEMENTARY 10601 Finn Drive New Market, MD 21774 EMMITSBURG COMMUNITY CENTER 300A South Seton Ave. Emmitsburg, MD 21727 FOUNTAIN ROCK PARK & NATURE CENTER 8511 Nature Center Place Walkersville, MD 21793 FREDERICK COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 350 Montevue Lane Frederick, MD 21702 GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY 11501 Fingerboard Road Monrovia, MD 21770 LIBERTY ELEMENTARY 11820 Liberty Road Frederick, MD 21701 MIDDLETOWN REC CENTER in MIDDLETOWN PRIMARY 403 Franklin Street Middletown, MD 21769 OAKDALE MIDDLE 9840 Old National Pike Ijamsville, MD 21754 OAKDALE REC CENTER in OAKDALE ELEMENTARY 9850 Old National Pike Ijamsville, MD 21754 OLD NATIONAL PIKE PARK 12406 Old National Pike Mt. Airy, MD 21771

ROSE HILL MANOR PARK 1611 N. Market Street Frederick, MD 21701 SCOTT KEY CENTER 1050 Rocky Springs Road Frederick, MD 21702 SPRING RIDGE ELEMENTARY 9051 Ridgefield Drive Frederick, MD 21701 SPRING RIDGE DANCE CENTER 9093 Ridgefield Drive, #103 Frederick, MD 21701 THOMAS JOHNSON MIDDLE SCHOOL 1799 Schifferstadt Blvd. Frederick, MD 21701 THURMONT REC CENTER in THURMONT MIDDLE 408 E. Main Street Thurmont, MD 21788 TO THE POINTE STUDIO OF DANCE 1595 Dowis Drive, Suite C Point of Rocks, MD 21777 TUSCARORA REC CENTER in TUSCARORA ELEMENTARY 6321 Lambert Drive Frederick, MD 21703 URBANA COMMUNITY PARK 3636 Urbana Pike Frederick, MD 21704 URBANA DISTRICT PARK 3805 Urbana Pike Frederick, MD 21704 URBANA ELEMENTARY 3554 Urbana Pike Frederick, MD 21704 UTICA PARK 10200-B Old Frederick Road Frederick, MD 21701 WALKERSVILLE REC CENTER in WALKERSVILLE ELEMENTARY 83 Frederick Street Walkersville, MD 21793 WEST WINDS TENNIS CENTER 11411 Gas House Pike New Market, MD 21774

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER! 1) Internet at www.recreater.com: To get your pin number just log on to  www.recreater.com get an automated response via e-mail. 2) Mail completed registration form with your check (payable to Frederick  County Treasurer): Frederick County Parks & Recreation, C/O Registration, 118 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701. 3) Walk-in with your completed registration form and your cash, check (payable to  Frederick County Treasurer), or credit card information to: Frederick County Parks & Recreation, 118 North Market Street, 8:00 am-4:00 pm weekdays. 4) Call 301-600-2936 and please have your completed registration form and  credit card number ready 5) Fax completed registration form to: Frederick County Parks & Recreation, 301-600-2595.

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • REGISTER EARLY

Early program registration is encouraged since roster size is limited. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Pre-registration required unless otherwise indicated.

REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION

Confirmation sent via e-mail, otherwise your cancelled check or credit card statement is your receipt. You will be notified if there is a problem processing your registration or if the program is cancelled. Please make a note of your program start date.

REVISED-REFUND POLICY

Our refund policy encourages early decisions, so as to not affect other customers or our ability to deliver efficient programs. All requests for refunds must be made at least 10 business days prior to the start of the program. A 20% administrative fee will be charged per refund transaction. Registrations that require advanced tickets are not refundable. Refunds for Sport League registrations must be made prior to the listed league registration deadline. There are no refunds for missed sessions.

PROGRAM CREDITS/TRANSFERS

To avoid the administrative fee, a customer may transfer into another program with no additional fee. A credit may also be kept on the customer account at no additional charge. Requests for both credits and transfers can only be made 5 or more business days prior to the program start date. There are no refunds of credits.

RETURNED CHECKS

A $25 fee will be charged for checks returned for non-payment.

AGE POLICY

Program participants must be the advertised age for a program before the program ends. All age requirements are set to benefit the participants and to make the instruction consistent and safe.

TRIPS ALCOHOL POLICY

We strive to have a family atmosphere on our trips. If you choose to drink alcohol while on one of our trips please do so responsibly and make arrangements to have a designated driver for your trip home from the bus drop off area.

DISCIPLINE

The Division has a discipline policy for program participants. In the event the participant is asked to leave a program/facility, no refund will be issued.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

The Division is committed to providing accessibility for individuals with disabilities and strives to provide equal, integrated participation in all programs, activities, and services. The Division’s policy is to reasonably accommodate all qualified program applicants in accordance with the 1990 ADA. We welcome questions, comments, and concerns of interested citizens regarding ADA compliance.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY CLAUSE

Frederick County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and/or disability in employment or the provision of services.

OOPS!

Frederick County Parks and Recreation staff has made every effort to prepare this activity guide as accurately as possible. However, errors can occur. Circumstances may require that adjustments be made to programs, fees, schedules, etc. Frederick County Parks and Recreation staff reserves the right to make any such adjustments. We apologize for any inconvenience these errors or adjustments may cause.

PROGRAM CANCELLATIONS/  WEATHER-RELATED CLOSURES

Please see your instructor on the first day of your program for a schedule. If there is an exception, you will be informed by the Parks and Recreation staff on the program schedule. If you are not sure whether a program will be held, call our program cancellation line at 301-600-6291. During inclement weather, outdoor programs may be cancelled. Every effort will be made to make-up missed classes. Refunds will not be granted for rescheduled classes that are missed due to conflicts with personal schedules. The Division may cancel a program for any reasonable cause.

CONCUSSION AWARENESS

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Registration Form Frederick County Parks and Recreation 118 North Market Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701 Phone: 301-600-2936 • Fax: 301-600-2595 Full Name of Payee Address City State Zip Code Home Phone Work Phone E-mail Address (for program updates and cancellations) Emergency Contact’s Name Emergency Phone

Program Registration: Participant’s Name

Gender

Date of Birth

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Program Name

Program Number

Fee

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Confirmation is sent via e-mail for online registrations. Otherwise we only notify you if there is a problem or a change. So, if it’s almost time for your program and you haven’t heard from us, that’s good news.It means you’re in!

Total fee

Medical Condition: Name of participant listed above.

Medical conditions (including allergies) if applicable.

Method of Payment: o o

Cash Check or money order enclosed (Make checks payable to Frederick County Treasurer) Check # ___________

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To register by credit card, please go to www.recreater.com or call our main office at 301-600-2936

Waiver of Liability: By my signature below, I acknowledge that there are inherent risks and dangers associated with recreation program/s and therefore, I hold the Board of County Commissioners of Frederick County (BoCC) harmless from all claims for injuries, damage, or loss which may result from me or my child’s participation in the program/s listed above. Further, in compliance with Maryland HB 858 and SB 771, I hereby acknowledge that I understand the risks of concussions in sports and am aware of the concussion information which is found at www.recreater.com. Discipline Policy:

I understand that the Division has a discipline policy regarding conduct in recreation programs and facilities. In the event that I/my child is asked to leave a program/facility, I understand that the registration fee will not be refunded to me.

Authorization for use of Photographic Likeness:

I agree to allow Frederick County Parks and Recreation to take and utilize photos, slides, and video images of the above registered individual(s) for the purpose of promotion and publicizing of the Division’s programs and/or events. If I prefer to not allow the above registered individual(s) to be photographed, I will call 301-600-1684 to register my request.

Signature: _____________________________________________________ Date: ______________ (Parent /Guardian’s signature if participant is under 18 years of age)


SWIM CLASSES FOR VARYING AGES & ABILITIES Now Enrolling… Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) and Frederick County Parks and Recreation(FCP&R) is proud to offer the newly updated American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program, which combines the best in swim instruction with an even stronger emphasis on drowning prevention and water safety... ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the water safely, regardless of age or skill level.

REGISTER TODAY!

Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Frederick, MD Permit #51

• Parent and Child Aquatics • Preschool Aquatics • Learn to Swim

FREDERICK COUNTY DIVISION OF PARKS AND RECREATION 118 North Market Street Frederick MD 21701

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FCPS and FCP&R is a Proud Provider of the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program.

ECRWSS OR CURRENT RESIDENT

Swim classes now available through Frederick County Public Schools and Frederick County Parks & Recreation at Walkersville High School!


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