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Recreater APRIL - AUGUST 2014

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Nature Fest

FREE OPEN HOUSE EVENT Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:00-4:00 PM

Catoctin Creek Nature Center

2929 Sumantown Road • Middletown, MD

Live Animals Nature Walks Archery Lessons Survival Shelter Activities Silent Auction Nature Exhibitors Campfire Activities Park Conservation Projects

SENSORY NATURE TRAIL GRAND OPENING For more information about the sensory trail project, please visit us at www.recreater.com and click on the Catoctin Creek Nature Center Link For more information: 301-600-2051 Recreater.com • catoctincreek.blogspot.com


Welcome to the Frederick County Parks and Recreation SPRING/SUMMER 2014 Recreater activity guide. Inside you’ll find great opportunities for you and your family from now until August.

AQUATICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6 SPORTS LEAGUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-14 Fitness/NUTRITION . . . . . . . . . . 16-18 Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19-20 CRAFTS & FINE ARTS . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-25 HOBBIES & INTERESTS . . . . . . . . . 26-27 MARTIAL ARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 MOVEMENT & READINESS . . . . . . . . . 30 MUSIC & PERFORMING ARTS . . . 31-33 NATURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33-35 SPECIAL EVENTS/TRIPS . . . . . . . . . . . 37 REGISTRATION Info. . . . . . . . . . . .38-40

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Explore... Endorsed “Docs in the Park” programs must meet 2 of 4 criteria:

Nature Physical Activity Family Involvement Nutrition

Have you heard about doctors prescribing nature and outdoor activity prescriptions for their patients? Doctors know that spending time outdoors relieves stress, combats obesity, and reduces asthma and ADHD in children.

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Aquatics Adult

ADULT BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE

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. Develops confidence in the strokes learned and to improve other aquatic skills. 16+ yrs/ 8 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool 3101

Th, 4/24-6/19

6:50 PM-7:30 PM

3218

M W, 6/23-7/16

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

3219

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

Learn to Swim NEW! LEARN TO SWIM AQUATIC EVALUATION

Unsure of what swim lesson your child would be best suited for? Sign up and join the pool staff for a free evaluation day! Participants can be registered for a swim lesson - if a change is suggested it will be made that day.

LEVEL 1: INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS

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 Classes / $65

LEVEL 2: FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC 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 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool

Walkersville High School – Pool

3064

Th, 4/24-6/19

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3058

Th, 4/24-6/19

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3065

Th, 4/24-6/19

5:00 PM-5:40 PM

3124

M W, 6/23-7/16

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3066

Sa, 5/3-6/21

3125

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3142

M W, 6/23-7/16

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3126

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3143

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3135

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3144

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3137

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3157

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3138

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3158

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3139

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3159

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3140

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3160

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3163

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3+ yrs/ 1 Classes / Free

10:30 AM-11:10 AM

Walkersville High School – Pool 3021

Sa, 4/5

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Please note: no classes will be held on Thursday, May 29th for any aquatics classes NEW! LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION CLASS

The Lifeguard re-cert class is for people who hold a current Lifeguard certification but will soon expire. Certification must still be current. Class will renew CPR/AED/Lifeguard skills. PRE SWIM COURSE WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 5 AT 9:00 AM. The Aquatics programs are brought to you through a partnership of both Frederick County Parks & Recreation and Frederick County Public Schools.

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15+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $125 Walkersville High School – Pool 3646

M-Th, 4/14-4/17

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

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Aquatics LEVEL 3: STROKE DEVELOPMENT

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 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool 3070

Th, 4/24-6/19

5:00 PM-5:40 PM

3071

Th, 4/24-6/19

6:50 PM-7:30 PM

3072

Sa, 5/3-6/21

10:30 AM-11:10 AM

3073

Sa, 5/3-6/21

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3165

M W, 6/23-7/16

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3166

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

4:00 PM-4:40 PM

3167

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3168

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3174

M W, 6/23-7/16

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

3176

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

3179

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3181

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3182

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3183

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

LEVEL 4: STROKE IMPROVEMENT

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 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool 3077

Th, 4/24-6/19

3078

Sa, 5/3-6/21

3185

M W, 6/23-7/16

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

3186

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3189

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

6:30 PM-7:10 PM

3192

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3193

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3195

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

3197

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

8:00 AM-8:40 AM

3199

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

6:50 PM-7:30 PM 11:30 AM-12:10 PM

LEVEL 5: STROKE REFINEMENT

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 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool

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3081

Sa, 5/3-6/21

3203

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3208

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

3209

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

9:00 AM-9:40 AM

11:30 AM-12:10 PM

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Lifeguarding LIFEGUARD PRE COURSE WATER TEST

Interested in taking the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training class this spring? You will need to first pass this pre course water test. Participant will be tested on swimming 300 yards continuously while demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using the front crawl and breaststroke. Participant must be able to surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to surgace, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with object timed at 1 minute, 40 seconds. 15+ yrs/ 1 Class / Free Walkersville High School – Pool 3292

Sa, 4/5-4/5

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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 is mandatory for all class! Prerequisites will be required to end the class. They include: Participant must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class, rhythmic breathing using the front crawl and breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object timed at 1 minute, 40 seconds. Pre-course for water testing will be held April 5 at 9:00am. All participants must successfully pass before resgistering for the course. 15+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $225 Walkersville High School – Pool 3282

M-Th, 4/14-4/17

8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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Aquatics Parent & Child

Parent and Child Aquatics helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing fun in the water.

PARENT AND CHILD LEVEL 1

Helps young children get ready to swim by emphasizing basic skills through fun activities, such as blowing bubbles and playing with water toys, introduces basic skills to parents and children, including safety topics. 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 mos-3 yrs/ 8 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool

Preschool

PRESCHOOL LEVEL 2

PRESCHOOL LEVEL 1

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.

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. 3-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool 3097

Th, 4/24-6/19

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

3149

M W, 6/23-7/16

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Walkersville High School – Pool

3150

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

3091

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

3259

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17 M-Th, 7/7-7/17

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

3-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $65

3083

Th, 4/24-6/19

3084

Sa, 5/3-6/21

3128

M W, 6/23-7/16

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

3129

3092

Sa, 5/3-6/21

9:00 AM-9:30 AM

3263

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

Sa, 5/3-6/21

9:00 AM-9:30 AM

3264

3225

3093

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

3233

3131

M W, 6/23-7/16

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

3236

3132

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

3248

M W, 6/23-7/16

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

3250

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

3251

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

3254

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

3256

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 9:45 AM-10:15 AM

PARENT AND CHILD LEVEL 2

Introduces basic water skills to parents and children, including safety topics. Basic skills include adjusting to the water environment, showing comfort while maintaining a front or back position in the water, demonstrating breath control, including blowing bubbles, and or voluntarily submerging. Parents and children participate in several guided practice sessions. 18 mos-3 yrs/ 8 Classes / $65

Th, 4/24-6/19

5:00 PM-5:30 PM

PRESCHOOL LEVEL 3

In this level student has become comfortable in the water and are not afraid to get their face and head wet. Student will build on skills learned in Pre-School 1 & 2. This class is for students not physically strong enough or old enough to move up to Learn to Swim Level 1. 3-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $65 Walkersville High School – Pool 3271

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

3272

M-Th, 7/7-7/17

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

3276

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

10:30 AM-11:00 AM

Walkersville High School – Pool 3087

Th, 4/24-6/19

3088

Sa, 5/3-6/21

3146

M W, 6/23-7/16

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

3147

M-Th, 6/23-7/3

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

3242

Tu Th, 6/24-7/17

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

3243

M-Th, 7/21-7/31

10:45 AM-11:15 AM

6

6:00 PM-6:30 PM 9:45 AM-10:15 AM

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Leagues

NFL YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL – SPRING LEAGUE 5v5 non-contact league, with teams of up to 10 players. Jersey and flag belts are provided. Games will be played on Saturdays at Ballenger Creek, Utica and Urbana District Parks. Volunteer coaches are needed and vital to the operation of this program. Practices are held one night/week at the selection of the head coach. Jersey and flag belts are provided. All players are required to wear a mouth guard. Only 1-buddy request/player will be accepted at time of registration. Not all requests are granted. Opening day is Saturday April 5th, game times vary between 9:00 am-3:00 pm (depending on team schedule). Be sure to register at the park location you wish to practice at, see below. There is an additional $35 fee for jersey exchanges. Volunteer Coaches needed. Contact Eric Appel at eappel@frederickcountymd.gov if you are interested in coaching. Ages: 5-14 years Cost: $65 per participant. Ballenger Creek Park

Urbana District Park

(practice location, some games will be played at other parks)

(practice location, some games will be played at other parks)

Players 1942 1952 1954 1957

5-6 yrs 7-8 yrs 9-11 yrs 12-14 yrs

Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14

$65 $65 $65 $65

Players 1948 1953 1955 1958

5-6 yrs 7-8 yrs 9-11 yrs 12-14 yrs

Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14

Utica District Park (practice location, some games will be played at other parks)

Players 1951 1949 1956 1959

5-6 yrs 7-8 yrs 9-11 yrs 12-14 yrs

Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14 Sat, 4/5-6/14

$65 $65 $65 $65

REGISTER BY: FRIDAY, MARCH 14th

$65 $65 $65 $65


Sports Leagues Volleyball Beach Volleyball Co-Ed Fours

4v4 Co-Ed league, with teams of up to10 players. 2 males and 2 females must be on the court during match play. Team shirts are provided. Game times vary between 6:00 pm-Sunset (depending on team schedule). Team and free agent registration is available. Opening day Round-Robin is Saturday May 3rd beginning at 10:00am. 18+ yrs / $50 Individual Utica Park - Sand Courts 1924

Tu-Th, 5/6-6/19

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

18+ yrs / $325 Team Utica Park - Sand Courts 1905

Tu W Th, 5/6-6/19

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Middle School Girls Spring Volleyball League

Students 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, (listed below), 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. Games will be played on Saturdays, between 12:00-5:00pm at various sites. First game on Saturday, April 5, 2014. 6-8 grade/ 8 wks / $75 Individual $50 Head Coach’s Child Centerville Rec Center 3470

Th, 3/27-5/15

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Deer Crossing Rec Center 3474

Tu, 3/25-5/13

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 3472

Tu, 3/25-5/13

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3475

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Tu, 3/25-5/13

7:00 PM-8:30 PM

Coming this Fall! FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUES NEW! Coming this Fall! CO-ED 7v7 SEMI-Competitive League

Basketball

Sign-up early for this semi-competitive CO-ED league. Minimum of 2 females required on field at all times. Maximum of 15 players per team roster. League play consists of approximately 8 regular season games andHoopsters a chance for every team to compete in a Basketball post-season playoff tournament. Game times will vary each week on teamthe Your child will havedepending a blast learning schedule. Team registration deadline is Friday, August 29, 2014. Full fee must be basic fundamentals in basketball. This submitted by 8/29/14 to secure spot. Team Captain’s will be sent complete information program is geared toward children who packet to share with entire team. Individual sign-ups will be placed on a team by the have not played basketball yet or are just League Coordinator. beginning. We will play fun, small-sided 18+ yrs / $550 per team (includes $75 team performance bond)the skills they have games to help reinforce learned: motor skills required to dribble, Ballenger Creek Park shoot pass. 3396 Teams Tue, 9/16 Timesand vary between 6:00 – 9:00pm 3397 Individuals ($50) Tue, 9/16 Times vary between 6:00 – 9:00pm 4-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39

Men’s 7 v 7 Fall League

Centerville Rec Center 3402

W, 4/23-5/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

3410

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Opening Day is Sunday, September 7, 2014. Approx. 8 regular season games Rec Center prior to post-season tournaments. Teams ofMiddletown up to 16 players. Roster min 10 / max 16. Team captains will be emailed required3460 forms Th, after registering. Games playedPM 4/24-5/29 5:00 PM-5:45 on Sunday mornings. Team jerseys/shirts not included. Registration deadline is Rec Monday, August 18th. Call 301-600-2936 Oakdale to register orCenter contact – eappel@frederickcountymd.gov. Full fee must be submitted by 8/18. 3468 M, 3/24-4/28 5:00 PM-5:45 PM 18+ yrs/ $600 per team (includes $75 team performance bond) Tuscarora Rec Center Utica District Park - Fields 1-2 3409 F, 4/25-5/30 5:00 PM-5:45 PM 3399 Sun, 9/7 8:00 am-2:00 pm Walkersville Rec Center

NFL FLAG FOOTBALL 5v5 – Fall 2014

Teams of up to 10 players (maximum). Opening day is Saturday Sept 6th, game 6-8 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 times vary between 9:00 am-3:00 pm (depending on team schedule). Jersey and Centerville Rec Center flag belts are provided. Practices are held one night/week at the selection of the 3411a mouth W, 4/23-5/28 PM-6:40 head coach. All players are required to wear guard. Only 5:55 1-buddy re-PM quest/player will be accepted at time of registration. Not all requests are granted. Middletown Rec Center Volunteer coaches are needed and vital to the operation of this program – contact 3413 Th, at 4/24-5/29 5:55you PM-6:40 eappel@frederickcountymd.gov. Be sure to register the park location wishPM to practice at, see below. $65/per player. Oakdale Rec Center 5-6 year Division 3407 Ballenger practice Sat, 9/6 3488 Urbana practice Sat, 9/6 3490 Utica practice Sat, 9/6

3412year M, Division 3/24-4/28 5:55 PM-6:40 PM 9-11 3498 Ballenger practice Sat, 9/6 9-12 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Sat, 9/6 3503 Urbana practice Tuscarora Rec Center 3501 Utica practice Sat, 9/6

7-8 year Division 3492 Ballenger practice Sat, 9/6 3494 Urbana practice Sat, 9/6 3496 Utica practice Sat, 9/6

12-14 year Division Walkersville Rec practice Center 3505 Ballenger Sat, 9/6 3415 Tu, 4/22-5/27 5:55 PM-6:40 PM 3507 Urbana practice Sat, 9/6 3509 Utica practice Sat, 9/6

3414

F, 4/25-5/30

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

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Sports Leagues Football

Basketball

Men’s Flag Football League

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 vs. other locations listed (locations and times TBA). Fee includes tee shirt. 6-7 yrs/ 8 Classes / $64 Centerville Rec Center 3476

Sa, 4/5-6/7

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Middletown Rec Center 3477

Sa, 4/5-6/7

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Oakdale Rec Center 3478

Sa, 4/5-6/7

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

Walkersville Rec Center 3479

Sa, 4/5-6/7

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

7-9 yrs 6 mo/ 8 Classes / $64 Centerville Rec Center 3480

Sa, 4/5-6/7 Sa, 4/5-6/7

10:15 AM-11:15 AM 10:15 AM-11:15 AM

Oakdale Rec Center 3482

Sa, 4/5-6/7

10:15 AM-11:15 AM

Walkersville Rec Center 3483

Sa, 4/5-6/7

10:15 AM-11:15 AM

8 yrs 6 mo-10 yrs/ 8 Classes / $64 Centerville Rec Center 3484

Sa, 4/5-6/7

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Middletown Rec Center 3485

Sa, 4/5-6/7

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3486

Sa, 4/5-6/7

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3487

Sa, 4/5-6/7

Opening Day is Sun 4/13. Approx. 8 regular season games prior to post-season tournaments. 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. League Contact: eappel@frederickcountymd.gov. Team captains will be emailed required forms after registering. Games played on Sunday mornings. Team jerseys/shirts not included. $600 fee includes $75 team performance bond. Full fee must be submitted by 3/28. Registration deadline is Friday, March 28th. 18+ yrs / $600 ( includes $75 team per formance bond) Urbana District Park – Field #1 TEAMS 3393

Su, 4/13

8:00 AM-2:00 PM

Soccer

4vs4 league team - A commitment of 2 days per week is needed for this Co-Ed league (weekday practice and Saturday games). Practices are 1-hour long on a weeknight at your home park. Gameday meetings are approx. 1-hour long (220min halves) between the times listed below. The goal is to run a separate league at each location; however, games may vary between Old National Pike Park and Urbana District Park. Numbered team shirts/jerseys are included. Shin guards are required; cleats are recommended but not required. Parent/Coach volunteers are needed and receive a discount! Some Soccer experience is helpful. Registration Deadline is Friday, March 28th. 2nd-3rd grade/ 8 weeks / $69 1939

Sa, 4/12-6/14

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Home Location - Urbana District Park 1940

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Home Location – Old National Pike Park 1936 1937

Home Location - Old National Pike Park 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

K-1st grade/ 8 weeks / $69 Sa, 4/12-6/14

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Home Location - Urbana District Park

JUNIORS Soccer League

Middletown Rec Center 3481

SPROUTS Soccer league

3vs3 league team - A commitment of 2 days per week is needed for this Co-Ed league (weekday practice and Saturday gamest). Practices are 1-hour long on a weeknight at your home park. Game-day meetings are approx. 1-hour long (2-20min halves) between the times listed below. The goal is to run a separate league at each location; however, games may vary between Old National Pike Park and Urbana District Park. Numbered team shirts/jerseys are included. Shin guards are required; cleats are recommended but not required. Parent/ Coach volunteers are needed and receive a discount! Soccer Experience is not necessary. Registration Deadline is Friday, March 28th.

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

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Sa, 4/12-6/14

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Tee Ball

NEW! MLB TEE BALL LEAGUE

A commitment of 2 days per week is needed for this Co-Ed league (weekday practice and Sunday games). Practices are 1-hour long on a weeknight at your home park. Game-day meetings are approx. 1-hour long between the times listed below. The goal is to run a separate league at each location; however, games may vary between Ballenger Creek, Utica and Urbana Community Parks. Fee includes team shirt and hat. A glove is required. Cleats are recommended but not required. Volunteer Coaches are needed and receive a discount! Registration Deadline is Friday, March 28th. 5-7 yrs/ 8 weeks / $72 Home Location – Ballenger Creek Park 1891

Su, 4/13-6/15

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Home Location - Urbana Community Park 1927

Su, 4/13-6/15

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Home Location - Utica District Park 1892

Su, 4/13-6/15

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

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Sports Basketball

Mini Hoopsters

Hoopsters Basketball

Your child will have a blast learning the basic fundamentals in basketball during this program. 4-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Centerville Rec Center 3402

W, 4/23-5/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Th, 4/24-5/29

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3468

M, 3/24-4/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 3409

F, 4/25-5/30

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

3410

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

6-8 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Centerville Rec Center 3411

W, 4/23-5/28

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Middletown Rec Center 3413

Th, 4/24-5/29

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3412

M, 3/24-4/28

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

9-12 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Tuscarora Rec Center 3414

F, 4/25-5/30

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3415

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Hat Trick Floor Hockey

Your little hockey star will review the skills associated with floor hockey and move into a games based approach, focusing on skill development, game rules, drills and smallsided games to prepare them for league play. Have fun and play floor hockey. Middletown Rec Center 3442

Tu, 4/22-5/27

3385

Su, 4/27-6/1

9:00 AM-9:45 AM

3386

Su, 4/27-6/1

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Centerville Rec Center

3387

Su, 4/27-6/1

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

3443

Field Hockey field hockey FUNdamentals

Walkersville Rec Center

Floor Hockey

8-10 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Walkersville Rec Center

Middletown Rec Center 3460

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.

Our beginner “FUNdamental” programs focus on stick work, passing, shooting, and offensive/defensive (marking) techniques. We are focused on: building field hockey knowledge, teaching sportsmanship, developing and increasing fitness levels, providing knowledgable and dedicated coaches who want to sharing their joy of field hockey with the next generation of female athletes. Fee includes club shirt. Required equipment: stick, shinguards, mouth guard and protective eyewear. 6-14 yrs/ 8 weeks / $89 Spring Program Ballenger Creek Park - Rec Field 3510 Tu, 5/6

6-10 yrs

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

3511 Th, 5/8

11-14 yrs

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

F, 4/25-5/30

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Power Play Floor Hockey

This program is engineered for your child’s enjoyment and geared toward children who have not played floor hockey yet or are just beginning to show interest in the sport. Children will learn basic fundamentals of floor hockey and reinforce gross motor skills associated with the sport. Children will play fun, small-sided games to help reinforce the skills they have learned. 5-7 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Centerville Rec Center 3441

F, 4/25-5/30

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Middletown Rec Center 3433

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Football

flag football skills – LITTLE LINEBACKERS

Your child will have a great time learning the basic fundamentals of flag football. Summer Program Participants will play fun, small-sided Ballenger Creek Park - Rec Field games to help reinforce the skills they 3514 Tu, 7/8 6-10 yrs 5:30 PM-7:00 PM develop. This program is geared toward children who have not played flag football 3513 Th,7/10 11-14 yrs 5:30 PM-7:00 PM yet or are just beginning and to prepare them for the NFL Flag Football League. 5-6 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Tuscarora Rec Center 3469

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W, 4/23-5/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

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Sports Flag football skills – Scramblers Flag Football

Everyone loves to see the quarterback scramble. This program will review the skills associated with flag football game and move into a games based approach. Participants will focus on skill development, game rules, and more drills and small-sided games to prepare them for league play. 7-9 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 W, 4/23-5/28

SNAG® stands for “Starting New at Golf”. It is a FUN game that is EASY to learn and can be played ANYWHERE. SNAG® contains all the elements of golf but in a modified form. Falling somewhere between miniature golf and regulation golf, SNAG® allows for full shots, pitching, chipping, and putting. It is a proven learning and training tool for entry level golfers. The game has its own simplified rules and terminology, SNAGology as we call it, that adds fun to the learning and playing experience. 5-6 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Walkersville Rec Center 5:00 PM-5:45 PM

7-9 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Th, 4/24-5/29

Tu, 4/1-5/27

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

W, 4/2-5/28

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2596

W, 4/2-5/28

6:00 PM-7:00 PM 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 2595

Th, 4/3-5/29

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2597

Th, 4/3-5/29

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2594

W, 4/2-5/28

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2598

W, 4/2-5/28

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

PRESCHOOL GYMNASTICS

This exciting preschool gymnastics program is ideal for the beginner tumbler. Students will learn over 30 gymnastic skills. Prerequisite: Child must be at least three years old when the program begins and toilet trained. No diapers. Parent involvement is required.

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Tu, 4/1-5/13

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Middletown Rec Center 2602

W, 4/2-5/14

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Sa, 4/5-5/10

W, 4/2-5/28

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 2604

M, 3/31-6/2

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 2607

Th, 4/3-5/29

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Multi-Sports Little All-Stars

Little athletes discover a variety of sports through drills and skill stations in this program. This program will teach fundamental motor skills used in sports. Tee-ball, tennis, soccer, and basketball skill stations will keep your child active for the duration. This is a parent/child class, parent participation is required. 3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $48 Deer Crossing Rec Center 3373

Sa, 4/26-6/7

9:00 AM-9:45 AM

3374

Sa, 4/26-6/7

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Your children will learn how to catch, throw, kick, and have fun as they participate in skill games/activities associated with playing basketball, kickball, soccer, and more. 4-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39

Tuscarora Rec Center 2600

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

World of Sports

Centerville Rec Center 2601

Tu, 4/1-5/27

Middletown Rec Center 2606

2593

M, 3/31-6/2

4-16 yrs/ 8 Classes / $78 2605

Middletown Rec Center

2591

This exciting program is for the beginner to advanced tumbler. Students will be taught cartwheels, round offs, hand stands, bridges, back handsprings, back tucks and more. Parents may stay and watch in the 1st, 4th, and 8th weeks. Centerville Rec Center

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $55

Walkersville Rec Center 3449

4-14 yrs/ 8 Classes / $78

Oakdale Rec Center

SNAG GOLF

Th, 4/24-5/29

GYMNASTICS

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.

2592 5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Golf

3448

TUMBLING FOR CHEERLEADING

Centerville Rec Center

Tuscarora Rec Center 3423

Gymnastics

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Oakdale Rec Center 3446

W, 4/23-5/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

6-8 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Oakdale Rec Center 3447

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W, 4/23-5/28

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

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Sports Soccer

UK PETITE SOCCER

SOCCER STRIKERS

1st Kicks Tot Soccer

Preschooler’s first experience in soccer, teamwork, and fundamental motor-skills. 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 may be required for some activities. 3-4 yrs/ 5 Classes / $49 Ballenger Creek Park- Field #8 3519

W, 4/23-5/21

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

3522

W, 4/23-5/21

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Old National Pike Park – Field #5 3520

Sa, 4/26-5/24

9:00 AM-9:45 AM

3521

Sa, 4/26-5/24

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Utica District Park – Field #2 3523

Th, 4/24-5/22

5:15 PM-6:00 PM

3524

Th, 4/24-5/22

6:00 PM-6:45 PM

Your Little Striker will learn the basic fundamentals and motor skills associated with the game of indoor soccer. This program is geared toward children who have not played soccer yet or are just beginning. Your child will play fun, smallsided games to help reinforce the skills they have learned. 5-6 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Th, 4/24-5/29

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3451

F, 4/25-5/30

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3453

M, 3/24-4/28

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

6-8 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 Th, 4/24-5/29

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3456

F, 4/25-5/30

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 3457

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3458

M, 3/24-4/28

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Spring/Summer Leagues AND Outdoor Adventures FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://fredcosports.blogspot.com email: eappel@frederickcountymd.gov or call 301-600-1784 12

Tu, 4/15-5/20

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

2770

Tu, 6/10-7/15

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2771

Tu, 6/10-7/15

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2772

Tu, 6/10-7/15

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

2760

Th, 4/17-5/22

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2761

Th, 4/17-5/22

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

2776

Th, 6/12-7/17

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2777

Th, 6/12-7/17

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2778

Th, 6/12-7/17

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Urbana Community Park

Centerville Rec Center 3455

2759

Old National Pike Park – Field #5

Tuscarora Rec Center 3452

2-3 yrs/ 6 Classes / $95 Middletown Rec Center

Centerville Rec Center 3450

U.K. Petite offers young children the perfect introduction to the world’s most popular sport! Our unique “games based” approach to teaching soccer provides every child the opportunity to develop motor skills, social skills, coordination and general athletic ability in a stimulating, motivating, educational environment.

2758

Tu, 4/15-5/20

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2773

W, 6/11-7/16

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2774

W, 6/11-7/16

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2775

W, 6/11-7/16

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $95 Middletown Rec Center 2764

Tu, 4/15-5/20

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

2779

Tu, 6/10-7/15

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2780

Tu, 6/10-7/15

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2781

Tu, 6/10-7/15

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Old National Pike Park – Field #5 2765

Th, 4/17-5/22

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

2766

Th, 4/17-5/22

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

2785

Th, 6/12-7/17

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2786

Th, 6/12-7/17

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2787

Th, 6/12-7/17

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

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Sports Urbana Community Park 2762

Tu, 4/15-5/20

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

2763

Tu, 4/15-5/20

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2782

W, 6/11-7/16

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2783

W, 6/11-7/16

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

2784

W, 6/11-7/16

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

5-6 yrs/ 6 Classes / $95 Middletown Rec Center 2767

Tu, 4/15-5/20

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Old National Pike Park – Field #4 2768

Th, 4/17-5/22

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Readiness

Sports Readiness Program

Tee Ball

NEW! major league baseball Tee Ball Prep

Children will be introduced to skills and techniques associated with tee ball and baseball such as throwing, catching, batting, and team play in this fun and active Indoor program. Equipment is provided, but feel free to bring your own glove. This program will assist in the preparation of your youth for the major league teeball league. 3-4 yrs/ 6 Classes / $39 3400

F, 4/25-6/13

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

3401

F, 4/25-6/13

5:55 PM-6:40 PM

Tiny Sluggers Tee-Ball

Ballenger Creek Community Building 2619

W, 4/9-5/28

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

3-4 yrs/ 5 Classes / $49

2623

W, 6/11-7/30

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

6-14 yrs/ 8 Classes / $80

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NEW! Ace Tennis (8 & Under)

Kids! Come play tennis on a court sized just for you with red balls and a racket just your size! This fun-filled, high energy tennis class introduces kids to the great game of tennis through partner-based sending and receiving activities, heart-pumping relays and fun team-based games. Great tennis strokes are also introduced! 5-8 yrs/ 3 Classes / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 2714

Deer Crossing Rec Center

Designed for little tikes to begin learning the fundamentals of tee-ball and teamwork in a fun, social setting. Mini-skill stations and small games will keep them moving and having fun. Bring a glove for this program. Fee includes a shirt. This is not a league although small scrimmages may be played. Parent participation is required for some activities. This program will assist in the preparation of your youth for the major league teeball league.

Sports Readiness Program is for youth to increase Power, Agility and Speed by enhancing fine motor skills. This program is designed for all aspiring and returning athletes. Coached by Brad Morris of Fit for Life. This program will be held outside weather permitting during the first session.

Tennis

Ballenger Creek Park- Field #6 3529

Sa, 4/26-5/24

9:00 AM-9:45 AM

3530

Sa, 4/26-5/24

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

3531

Sa, 4/26-5/24

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Su, 3/30-4/13

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

5-8 yrs/ 4 Classes / $88 West Winds Tennis Center 2715

Su, 4/27-5/18

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2746

Su, 6/1-6/22

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2747

Su, 7/6-7/27

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

NEW! Hot Shots Tennis (10 & Under)

Hey kids! This class makes learning tennis a breeze. With our modified court size and orange balls, learning how to rally with your friends and take part in fun games has never been easier. Partner-based sending and receiving drills and sound stroke mechanics will ensure the great rallies develop quickly. Fun-filled relays and high energy games will have you looking for more! 9-10 yrs/ 3 Classes / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 2718

Su, 3/30-4/13

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

9-10 yrs/ 4 Classes / $88

Utica District Park – Field #4

West Winds Tennis Center

3526

5:30 PM-6:15 PM

2719

Su, 4/27-5/18

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Su, 6/1-6/22

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Su, 7/6-7/27

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Tu, 4/22-5/20

3527

Sa, 4/26-5/24

9:00 AM-9:45 AM

2749

3528

Sa, 4/26-5/24

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

2750

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Sports NEW! Heavy Hitters Tennis (14 & Under)

Plain and Simple! The goal of this class is to serve, rally and score! Low compression green balls and rally-based activities will get kids quickly doing what they came to do: play tennis. Kids will learn game-changing stroke mechanics and dynamic footwork all the while participating in heart-pumping relays, challenging point play and the most popular tennis games of all: singles and doubles. 11-14 yrs/ 3 Classes / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 2710

Su, 3/30-4/13

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

11-14 yrs/ 3 Classes / $67 West Winds Tennis Center 2711

Su, 4/27-5/18

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2743

Su, 6/1-6/22

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2744

Su, 7/6-7/27

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Volleyball

This program is for those with prior volleyball experience and who want to continue learning the game of volleyball. The class is designed for people who can ALREADY perform basic volleyball skills including overhand serve, defense and serve receive formations and transitions. You need to have been promoted from the Beginner program or have previous experience at the high school or club volleyball level. This class builds on basic skills and introduces more advanced offensive and defensive techniques into game play. Participants will be evaluated week 1 to determine if they are qualified for Intermediate, or need to successfully complete the Beginner class first. Come out to work hard and have fun playing volleyball! 6th-12th grade/ 5 Classes / $60 Deer Crossing Rec Center 2723

W, 5/14-6/11

GO GET IT BEGINNER VOLLEYBALL INSTRUCTION

Middletown Rec Center Starting Thu, 5/8

7:00-8:00 pm

Ballenger Creek Community Building Starting Wed, 5/7 6:00-7:00 pm Various Locations

5th-11th grade/ 5 Classes / $60 Deer Crossing Rec Center Th, 5/15-6/12

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

FIT FOR LIFE Boot Camp

This is a fun, yet intense version of a boot camp to get you in Fit for Life. 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 long program that incorporates cardio, weight training, resistance training and core exercises. For more information, contact Amy Vagnoni: avagnoni@frederickcountymd.gov. 18+ yrs/ 18 wks/ see punch card prices below FITNESS SCHEDULE: Oakdale Rec Center Starting Sat, 5/3 8:00-9:00 am Starting Mon, 5/5 6:45-7:45 pm Starting Tue, 5/6 7:00-8:00 pm Starting Wed, 5/7 7:30-8:30 pm

Dates range from May 3rd to August 16th, 2014

This program is designed to educate and prepare participants for the game of volleyball. This class introduces basic passing, setting, hitting and serving. Defense and court positioning are included to provide all around team and game play instruction. It’s suitable for those with little or no prior volleyball experience. Come out to work hard and have fun playing volleyball!

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Boot Camp

GO GET IT INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL INSTRUCTION

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition (Boys and girls)

2010

1 Class- Punch Card

$10

2013

5 Class- Punch Card

$50

2011

10 Class- Punch Card

$72

2012

15 Class- Punch Card

$120

2014

Unlimited Punch Card

$215

FREE EVENT

FCPR is hosting an NFL Pepsi, Punt, Pass and Kick Competition. Youth football fans will get a chance to showcase their skills at this local event. Scores are based on accuracy and distance in the categories of punting, passing and kicking. Top finishers will have the opportunity to advance to a Sectional Competition and possibly the Washington Redskins team championship. Each participant must register at www.nflppk.com and present a copy of Birth Certificate at check-in. Participants will be separated based on ages. Age classification is as of December 31, 2013. No football shoes, turf shoes, cleats or bare feet are allowed. Only soft-sole gym shoes are permitted. 6-15 yrs/ Urbana District Park - Field #1

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Frederick County Parks and Recreation

Saturday, May 10th 10 am - 2 pm

UTICA DISTRICT PARK

10200-B Old Frederick Road • Frederick, MD 21701 Agility Courses, Off Leash Areas, Local Vendors, Doggie Fashion Show, Food & Fun for Everyone!

DoggIE

fashion show

FREE ADMISSION WITH

Sign up to enter the Doggie Fashion Show on-site the day of the event. Contest starts at noon. Prizes will be awarded to winners.

Beatthe rush!

PRE-REGISTER NOW! Call 301-600-2936 or go to www.recreater.com On-site registeration available the day of the event.

COST: $5 per dog Limit two dogs per owner.

All dog owners must bring a collar, leash, and proof of rabies vaccination for entry!


Fitness & Nutrition After School Armed Services Vet Boot Camp

Martial Arts

6-10 yrs/ 6 Classes / $50

This class is a personal protective skills training using no nonsense effective techniques from traditional Japanese Jiujitsu. The first part of the class is dedicated to vigorous fitness training and stretching. The second part of the class is learning and practicing techniques in a variety of ways. These are the skills taught to many law enforcement, military and government agencies around the world.

Stay right after school, get fit and support a Vet. This is a Boot Camp for children run by a Veteran of the Armed Services. Get a true taste of what our military men and women go through to serve and protect our country! Centerville Rec Room 2676

M, 4/7-5/12

3:50 PM-4:50 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 2675

W, 4/9-5/14

3:50 PM-4:50 PM

SharQui® The Belly Dance Workout

Shimmy your way to fitness and celebrate your femininity through the art of belly dance. Strengthen your core, tone your body, and burn fat. SharQui will spice up your workout routine and give you a new appreciation for your body. We will work on drills that teach the building blocks of belly dance vocabulary and end class with a cardio routine. Instructor has “loaner” hip scarves for use in class. Footwear - ballet flats, jazz shoes, or barefoot. Questions? Contact Instructor: Bahiya@comcast.net 14+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $42

3118

M, 4/14-5/19

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

3119

M, 6/9-7/14

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Nutrition

“Docs in the Park” Zumba & Nutritional Cooking

Join Z-instructor Amanda S. and Chef Krystal Turner for this heart pumping fitness and nutritionally delicious class. You will get a sample of our favorite fitness class, Zumba, and a nutritional meal that you can take home to your family. Program cost: $15 / Food & Supplies cost: $10 10+ yrs/ 1 Class / $25 Ballenger Creek Community Building

Valley Elementary Tu, 4/22-5/27

16+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $50 Walkersville Rec Center

Dance

2019

Jiu-Jitsu Protective Skills and Fitness Training

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2816

Th, 4/10

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

2817

M, 5/19

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

2818

Th, 6/5

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Nutritional SeriesGenerational Cooking

Join us as we take classic homemade favorites and give them a nutritional twist. 10+ yrs/ 1 Class / $29 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2812

M, 4/7

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Yoga 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. Please join us for this 6-week program. A paying adult must accompany participants under the age of 18 years. 12+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $60 Oakdale Rec Center 3032

Tu, 4/15-5/20

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

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 Classes / $55 Centerville Rec Center 2015

Fitness Rebels

Drop In Fitness Program $3 per day More Info: avagnoni@frederickcountymd.gov

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M, 4/21-5/19

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Oakdale Rec Center Tuesdays / Thursdays 4:30-5:15 pm (April 1st-June 12th)

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Fitness & Nutrition Yoga

Explore Yoga’s most essential postures safely and effectively. These well-rounded classes consist of held and moving postures. Focus will be on alignment of the muscular and skeletal structures, linked with conscious breathing techniques, bringing balance to the nervous system. Beginners and continuing yoga students will benefit from these challenging yet accessible classes. The pace is relaxed and postures are adjusted to meet individuals needs. Strengthen and renew with the health-giving benefits of Yoga. Taught by a Certified/Registered Yoga Instructor. 16+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $42 Middletown Rec Center 2634

M, 5/12-6/16

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

2635

M, 6/23-7/28

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Zumba

BAKING FOR KIDS

ZUMBA GOLD/TONING

If you’ve heard of ZUMBA, ZUMBA GOLD/ TONING is a spin off of that class but geared to a group that you may call active older adults OR anyone who is just beginning a cardio type class and is uncertain of their balance,endurance OR who may have to be more cautious with their body; injuries to ankles, knees, hips, back or neck issues. It is a fun and energizing latin based fitness class that will be fun and exciting as you learn the various lating rhythms but will reduce the impact and speed found in a ZUMBA Basic class! Ditch the routine & JOIN the PARTY! The toning portion you can use Zumba Toning sticks or other hand held weights (you provide) that are no more that 2.5 pounds each. 50+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $32 Walkersville Rec Center 2628

M, 6/23-7/28

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2629

M, 5/12-6/16

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Rockin Party. Rock Hard Body. When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick). Learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. 12+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $42 Centerville Rec Center 2589

M, 3/17-4/21

8:15 PM-9:00 PM

2626

M, 5/12-6/16

8:15 PM-9:00 PM

Centerville Rec Room

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10-13 yrs/ 4 Classes / $65 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2801

Tu, 4/8-4/29

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

2802

Tu, 5/6-5/27

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Cook Like a Man

In this class we will be helping men step up their game in the kitchen as we create great meals you can recreate at home. We will discuss the basic cooking and baking techniques, equipment and ingredients every man should know to make it in the world. Our objective is to make sure you have a good time as we learn how to write a menu, select our ingredients and transform them into a delicious meal sure to impress everyone. 16+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $112

Zumba Toning

2627

Roll, pat, vent, flute, raise, and cut your way to yummy breads, pies, cookies, cakes, and other desserts. This program features baking techniques, kitchen safety, and a tasting session in every class. Program cost: $45 / Food & Supplies cost: $20

Ballenger Creek Community Building 3102

M, 6/9-6/30

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

COOKING FOR KIDS

Join Chef Buck for this delicious class. Your child will learn cooking techniques, secrets, and kitchen safety. Learn how to make snacks, meals, desserts, and much more. There’s a tasting session in every class. This program is sure to satisfy your appetite. Program cost: $45 / Food & Supplies cost: $20 10-13 yrs/ 4 Classes / $65 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2803

M, 5/5-5/26

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

8:15 PM-9:00 PM

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Zumba速 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, heartracing, muscle-pumping, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life! Drop-ins are prohibited.

Pre-register today! 12+ yrs / 6 classes / $32

**Oakdale Zumba #2586: 5 classes / $26 (see below)

Ballenger Creek Community Building

Middletown Rec Center

2027

M, 4/21-5/26

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2050

Sa, 4/19-5/24

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2025

W, 4/16-5/21

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2028

M, 6/9-7/14

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2051

Sa, 6/28-8/2

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2022

Sa, 4/19-5/24

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2029

Tu, 4/22-5/27

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2053

M, 5/5-6/9

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2023

M, 4/14-5/19

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2031

Tu, 6/10-7/15

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2055

W, 5/7-6/11

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2024

M, 6/2-7/7

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2032

Th, 4/24-5/29

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2057

W, 6/25-7/30

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2026

W, 6/4-7/9

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2033

Th, 6/12-7/17

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

2075

Sa, 6/7-7/12

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Centerville Rec Center

Middletown Rec Center - Cafeteria 2588

2034

W, 4/16-5/21

2035

W, 6/4-7/9

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2036

Sa, 4/19-5/24

7:45 AM-8:45 AM

2037

Sa, 6/7-7/12

7:45 AM-8:45 AM

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Deer Crossing Rec Center 2042

W, 4/16-5/21

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

2038

W, 4/16-5/21

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

2041

W, 6/4-7/9

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Thurmont Rec Center

M, 6/16-7/21

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 2054

Sa, 5/10-6/14

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2056

Sa, 6/28-8/2

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2058

Su, 5/11-6/15

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2059

Su, 6/29-8/3

9:00 AM-10:00 AM

2586

Tu, 6/17-7/17**

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2587

Th, 6/19-7/24

Tuscarora Rec Center 2066

M, 5/5-6/9

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2067

M, 6/23-7/28

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2069

W, 5/14-6/18

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

2070

W, 7/2-8/6

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2068

Sa, 7/5-8/9

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2071

Sa, 5/10-6/14

8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2062

Tu, 5/13-6/17

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center - Cafeteria

2044

W, 6/25-7/30

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

Spring Ridge Elementary

2046

Th, 4/17-5/22

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2060

Tu, 5/6-6/10

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2047

Th, 6/5-7/10

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2063

Th, 5/8-6/12

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

2064

Tu, 7/1-8/5

6:30 PM-7:30 PM


Cooking Come and join us at our NEW cooking facility in the Ballenger Creek Community Building. The facility features five work stations in a classroom dedicated to cooking instruction. Don’t miss out on our fun and exciting cooking classes. These classes are economical and perfect for the working parent or novice chef at home. Our classes are specifically designed for the purpose of social recreation. Proper attire is recommended. We suggest comfortable, closed toe footwear. Thanks, and we’ll see you in the kitchen!

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • COOKING TECHNIQUES

In this class Chef Buck will be working with the participants on the skills needed to become a great cook. We will be devoting classes to knife skills, cooking procedures, developing flavors and expanding creativity in the kitchen. This class will benefit anyone, from the novice to the experienced cook in their journey to become the master of their kitchen. Program cost: $82 / Food & Supplies cost: $30

COUPLES COOKING CLASS

While creating full meals and socializing, couples will learn more about how to work harmoniously together in the kitchen. Price for this class is per couple. Program cost: $78; Food and Supplies cost: $39 18+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $125 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2120

M, 4/14-5/5

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

18+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $112 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2806

Tu, 5/13-6/3

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

COOKING WITH YOUR KIDS

Join Chef Buck for this delicious class. Your child will learn cooking techniques, secrets, and kitchen safety. Learn how to make snacks, meals, desserts, and much more. There’s a tasting session in every class. This program is sure to satisfy your appetite. Price for this class is per parent/child couple. Program cost: $60; Food and Supplies cost: $40 8-14 yrs/ 4 Classes / $100 M, 4/7-4/28

Ballenger Creek Community Building 4-12 yrs/ 1 Class / $40 Colonial cooking 3105

4:30 PM-6:00 PM

3104

3111

Sa, 4/19

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

3112

Sa, 7/12

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Th, 4/17

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Fresh from the garden 3106

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Oakdale Rec Center

Native american specialities

Ballenger Creek Community Building 2119

My Dolly & Me

Enjoy cooking with your doll and discovering new favorite recipes. Accompanied by your favorite doll, you will enjoy learning about dining and foods from va++rious time periods and creating special treats to share with your doll. Program cost: $30; Food and Supplies cost: $10

ServSafe

If you work in food service; restaurant, catering, church, own a food truck, food stand, or if you just want to learn how to cook food safely at your home, this is the class for you. This 8-hour ServSafe class for food safety certification is recognized for the Health Department in all states and jurisdictions. The class is broken down to 6 hours of instruction, and 2 hours to take the certified exam. Taught by a Culinary Institute of America graduate, who has been working in the hospitality industry for the past 30 years as a professional chef. If you plan on taking the ServSafe test, you must bring with you or purchase a test answer sheet. Official ServSafe certificates will be awarded with a passing grade of 75 percent or higher. Please bring $50 cash or check to pay for the ServSafe Testing Sheet. 14+ yrs/ 1 Class / $95

Th, 5/29

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

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Cooking Spring Fling

Come celebrate the beginning of Spring as we create dishes inspired by this amazing time of year. This class will emphasize the use of fresh ingredients and practice good cooking techniques that best showcase an assortment of flavorful dishes, from classic to innovative. Program cost: $53; Food and Supplies cost: $35 16+ yrs/ 3 Classes / $88 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2807

Tu, 4/15-4/29

6:30 PM-8:30 PM

The Greek Table

Take a culinary tour of Athens, Crete and the islands of the Aegean Sea in this 2-day exploration of Greek cuisine, one of the most dynamic and flavorful in the world. With an easy and fun approach, our chef will introduce you to the authentic cooking techniques, ingredients, and flavor profiles of Greece. You’ll learn how to cook with traditional ingredients while preparing dishes such as moussaka, Greek salad, Spanakopita and Slovakia and other great Greek comfort foods.

Nutritional Series – Fitness Foods

You’ve been working hard at the gym and worked up an appetite but you don’t want to ruin all your hard work. Let us help you learn what foods to eat and when that will compliment your workout and keep your metabolism going longer. 10+ yrs/ 1 Class / $29 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2814

M, 5/12

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Nutritional Series – Natural Cooking

We will explore different items we can use in various ways to cook delicious foods using trees, from the leaves to the roots. 10+ yrs/ 1 Class / $29 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2815

Th, 5/15

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

ABRAKADOODLE ALLERGY AWARE ART!

Because of the prevalence of allergic reactions to our environment, these special classes are strictly “no food and drink zones”. Materials; art tools used in these classes are dedicated to these classes only; never used in other environments. Sanitization protocols observed for each class. Perfumes discouraged. Material safety data provided upon request. The lessons are kid and parent approved process art curriculum that immerses your child in painting, drawing, sculpting, design and more. Learn about artists, styles, and vocabulary. Please bring a $30 material fee to the first class. 3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $75 Deer Crossing Rec Center 2976

Tu, 4/22-5/27

4:30 PM-5:15 PM

6-12 yrs/ 6 Classes / $75 Deer Crossing Rec Center 2977

Tu, 4/22-5/27

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

16+ yrs/ 2 Classes / $159 Ballenger Creek Community Building 3100

M, 5/26-6/2

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Nutritional Series – Family Table

It’s a family affair! Together we will learn new recipes and techniques for cooking homemade nutritional meals as a family. 10+ yrs/ 1 Class / $29 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2813

Th, 5/1

May 10, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

6:30 PM-9:00 PM

vendors wanted! Frederick County Parks and Recreation is looking for vendors for the Annual Bark in the Park. The purpose of this event is to provide recreation for dog lovers and to involve local dog related organizations/businesses at our community event. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Erin Kleintop 301-600-2983 • ekleintop@frederickcountymd.gov

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Crafts & Fine Arts ABRAKADOODLE TWOOSY DOODLER

ABRAKADOODLE MINI DOODLERS

This special adult/child class is often the first educational art program. Twoosys have fun creating unique art while developing fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, creativity, readiness skills, confidence, ability to play with others. 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.

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 will 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.

18 mos-3 yrs/ 6 Classes / $75

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $75

Ballenger Creek Community Building

Ballenger Creek Community Building

2993

2988

Th, 4/24-5/29

11:00 AM-11:35 AM

ABRAKADOODLE DOODLERS

Abrakadoodle Doodlers develop new skills and creativity while designing unique creations using a variety of innovative materials and tools. Each process art lesson focuses on exploration, techniques, vocabulary and art history. The methods and styles of contemporary and master artists specializing in paint, sculpture, design, and more are incorporated into each class. Our comprehensive fine art curriculum exceeds Maryland National standards for visual art education is fun! Students will receive framed projects and protective aprons. Please bring $30 material fee to the first class.

Th, 4/24-5/29

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

Art Clinics With Dorothea

Join local artist Dorothea Barrick for these fun, instructive art clinics for any skill level. Each class will focus on new techniques and mediums. All materials are provided for these 2½ hour classes. Topic:”Spring Flowers”- watercolor and resist technique. 14+ yrs/ 1 Class / $30

FAMILYZART

A new PARENT/CHILD program that brings families together. Kidzart helps all FAMILYZ learn to appreciate Art and all the fun creativity it brings. Professional artist skills are NOT required. Kidzart will help all participants no matter their ARTPERTISE! All participants will create individual works of art at their own level with the instructional guidance. We use artist quality media. Sessions are unique because our curriculum never repeats! Ask about Familiez of 4 or more discounts. Bring a $10 supply fee per person to class. 5+ yrs/ 1 Class / $8 Centerville Rec Center 2952

Sa, 6/7

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Deer Crossing Rec Center 2947

Sa, 5/17

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Thurmont Rec Center 2946

Sa, 5/10

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Walkersville Rec Center 2949

Su, 6/1

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Emmitsburg Comm Center 2082

Sa, 4/12

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

2083

Sa, 5/10

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

6-12 yrs/ 6 Classes / $75 Oakdale Rec Center 2983

M, 4/21-5/26

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2982

F, 4/25-5/30

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Crafts & Fine Arts GLASS GALORE

KIDZART

TEENZART

3030

W, 4/2

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

A fun drawing based educational program proven to use artistic expression to improve various skills; self-confidence, writing/ mechanics, creativity, and self expression. Kidzart is fun and creative so students have fun practicing art skills and techniques. We use artist quality media. 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.

3034

Tu, 4/22

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

5-10 yrs/ 6 Classes / $45

3037

W, 5/14

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

3038

W, 6/18

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

2969

F, 4/25-5/30

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

Ideal for students who want an awesome way to challenge themselves working with various artist media and methods. Students will design, develop, and create personalized artwork using instructor guidance to help better their drawing and creative abilities. Students experience various exciting projects using artist techniques. We use artist quality media; PRISMACOLOR, paints, chalks and more. Sessions are unique because our curriculum never repeats! Ask about our multi-sibling and Returning Student discounts off supply fees. Please bring $35 supply fee to the first class.

3040

M, 7/14

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

2970

Sa, 5/3-6/7

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

11-15 yrs/ 6 Classes / $45

Learn how to create beautiful fused glass art! Use a variety of techniques to create your own glass art! Learn how to cut and nip the glass. Assemble the projects and get creative. This is the perfect chance for anyone to be hands-on in creating functional art! 13-17 yrs/ 1 Class / $35 Hot Fired Arts

18+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $120 Please bring a $30 materials fee to first class.

Centerville Rec Center

Centerville Rec Center

Deer Crossing Rec Center 3637

W, 4/23-5/28

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

3035

W, 4/23-5/14

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

3036

Tu, 5/20-6/10

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

2972

Th, 4/24-5/29

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Tu, 4/29-6/3

4:45 PM-5:45 PM

Sa, 5/3-6/7

1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Th, 4/24-5/29

Th, 4/24-5/29

6:00 PM-7:30 PM

2997

Tu, 4/29-6/3

3:00 PM-4:30 PM

2998

Sa, 5/3-6/7

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Walkersville Rec Center

Walkersville Rec Center 2973

3398

Tuscarora Rec Center

Tuscarora Rec Center 2968

11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Thurmont Rec Center

Thurmont Rec Center 2971

Sa, 5/3-6/7

Middletown Rec Center

Middletown Rec Center

Hot Fired Arts

2996

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

3405

Th, 4/24-5/29

5:15 PM-6:45 PM

Free Program Preview

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Children’s Museum

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 MUSEUM 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-8:00 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 301600-1646 to schedule a group tour.

www.rosehillmuseum.com


History History Become a Rose Hill Junior Historian and discover a whole new world of fun. Make new friends, learn new skills and be a part of bringing history to life at Rose Hill. Each week we will learn about history and how to be a living historian. Note: Students will have the opportunity to put their skills to work at Rose Hill events and activities. 8-14 yrs/ 10 Classes / $20 1:30-3:30 PM

SEWING & EMBROIDERY

For both beginners and those interested in honing their sewing skills this series of classes provides attendeeds with knowledge to create their own handcrafted projects. We’ll focus on a different aspect of sewing skill development each week from basic stitches to embellishments and create our own take home projects. 12+ yrs/ 4 Classes / $24 Rose Hill Manor Park 3542

Tu, 5/6-5/27

6:30-8:30 PM

Family NEW! ImAgination Playhouse

Museum open play for children and their caregivers in museum spaces and gardens. 2-8 yrs/ $4 per child per day Mondays: 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19, 6/2 Rose Hill Manor Park 9:30-11:30 AM

Enrich your child’s studies with a multidisciplinary, hands-on approach to history. Spring series will focus on the War of 1812, local events, and the birth of our National Anthem. Pre-Registration is required.

Bond with your little one while learning a new way of communicating together. We’ll explore new signs each week to help you communicate with one another about everyday activities.

6-14 yrs/ $5

9 mos-18 mos/ 8 Classes / $62

Rose Hill Manor Park At Home & At Sea 3326

Rose Hill Manor Park Sa, 4/5-6/7

Parent & Child

HOME SCHOOL HISTORY

Junior Historians

3546

Homeschool

Tu, 4/8

Rose Hill Manor Park 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Tu, 5/13

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Poetry & Song 3328

Tu, 6/10

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

10:30 AM-11:15 AM

Bond with your little one while learning new signs to help you communicate with one another. We’ll explore new songs and signs each week using the national Baby Signs curriculum. Rose Hill Manor Park

Herbal Perfumes

3544

Discover how to create your own cologne waters using items from your garden. Explore the Rose Hill gardens and learn basic tips for using herbs and flowers to create your own unique scents for body spritzes and more. Make your own herbal or floral infused water to take home. 14+ yrs/ Free

F, 4/4-5/23

9:30 AM-10:15 AM

Explore & Create

This program is designed for preschoolers and their parents to explore and create together. Through stories, songs, and group activities we’ll explore concepts and create unique projects. Pre-registration recommended. 2-5 yrs/ $8

Rose Hill Manor Park Sa, 6/7

F, 4/4-5/23

Newborn-10 mo/ 8 Classes / $62

Nature

3543

3545

NEW! BABY SIGN: Sing & Sign

Key & Baltimore 3327

NEW! BABY SIGN: Eat, Sleep, Play

9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Rose Hill Manor Park

Log Cabin Life

LITTLE SPROUTS

Learn why gardens were important to those who lived at Rose Hill. Explore herbs, vegetables and florals planted here. We’ll enjoy time digging, planting and engaging our senses in discovering more about plants and gardens. From colors to shapes we’ll discover and create projects inspired by nature.

3335

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Baker & Blacksmith 3337

Sa, 6/7

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Freedom Celebration 3338

Sa, 7/5

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Up & Away 3339

4-6 yrs/ 8 Classes / $56

Sa, 5/3

Sa, 8/2

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Rose Hill Manor Park 3541

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W, 4/9-5/28

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

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History FIRST FRIDAY FUN

Join us for a fun filled story, craft and program centered around a different historical storybook each month. Pre-registration recommended. 2-4 yrs/ $4 Rose Hill Manor Park 3320

F, 4/4

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3321

F, 5/2

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3322

F, 6/6

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

LET’S MOVE MONDAYS

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. 2-6 yrs/ $5 Rose Hill Manor Park Bunny Hop 3535

M, 4/14

2-4 yrs/ $8 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Burrows & Nests 3536

M, 4/28

9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Rose Relay 3537

M, 5/12

9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Flag Fun 3540

M, 6/9

MOMMY & ME

A special time for toddlers and their caregivers to enjoy story time and participate in activities with other toddlers. Programs are designed to provide opportunities for toddlers to explore concepts including colors, shapes, numbers or letters and encourage development of skills while incorporating group play. Pre-registration recommended. Don’t miss our Mommy and Me camps in June & July see our Summer Camp section!

9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Rose Hill Manor Park Spring is in the Air 3330

F, 4/18

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

The May Pole 3332

F, 5/16

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Things that Fly 3333

F, 8/15

9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Middletown Marble Courts Check out Middletown Park’s 5 Awesome Marble Courts Did you know that there is a National Marbles Championship for 7-14 year olds? Practice and play other “milbsters”(marble shooters) at Middletown Park. For more information about competive marbles, contact Art Staus 301-371-5293 • stausart@comcast.net

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Hobbies & Interests Etiquette

Chinese Language Beginner (5-9 yrs)

MANNERS CAN BE FUN

This unique class makes learning etiquette skills fun and interactive for kids. Good manners and behaviors start at a young age and last a lifetime. This interactive class will teach children about being a good host and guest, telephone manners, greeting and shaking hands, using eye contact, gift giving/receiving, behavior in public places, showing respect and so much more. We will learn table manners and table setting too. Learn how to WOW parents and teachers in this fun filled class! There will be no class on 4/15. 5-10 yrs/ 4 Classes / $69 Green Valley Elementary 3600

Tu, 4/1-4/29

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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 the first class. The purchase of books is an additional cost and is optional. 7-11 yrs/ 12 Classes / $135 Oakdale Rec Center Sa, 4/26-7/12

5-9 yrs/ 7 Classes / $100 Oakdale Rec Center 3601

Sa, 4/26-6/7

11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Chinese Language – Teens

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 the first class. The purchase of books a is an additional cost and is optional. 11-15 yrs/ 7 Classes / $100

Chinese Language Advanced Beginner (7-11 yrs)

3602

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 the first class. The purchase of books a is an additional cost and is optional.

10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Pinecliff Park - Browning Building 3603

Th, 4/24-6/5

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Chinese Language – Teens & Adults

Pinecliff Park - Browning Building Th, 4/24-6/5

AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

During the Aerospace Engineering classes, students use the engineering design process to design, create, test and refine a varity of flying machines. They construct a shock absorbing system designed to protect two marshmallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air-powered rockets and assemble a hot air balloon model that actually takes flight! There is a $30 supply fee due at the first class. 8-13 yrs/ 6 Classes / $115 Oakdale Rec Center 3606

M, 4/21-5/26

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

JR LEGO® WeDO Robotics

Students build various wild animals, amazing mechanisms and soccer-themed gadgets using LEGO® Robotics-WeDo? Robots. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using at laptop computer. Please bring a $20 supply fee to the first class. 5-7 yrs/ 6 Classes / $125

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 the first class. The purchase of books a is an additional cost and is optional. 14+ yrs/ 7 Classes / $100 3604

Science & Discovery

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3612

W, 3/26-4/30

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3765

Sa, 4/5-5/10

10:45 AM-11:45 AM

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 coaster, catapults, cars and more. $25 supply fee due at first class. 5-7 yrs/ 6 Classes / $100 Oakdale Rec Center 3613

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Hobbies & Interests LEGO® MINDSTORM 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 life-like 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. 8-13 yrs/ 6 Classes / $145 Ballenger Creek Community Building 3610

Tu, 3/25-4/29

W, 3/26-4/30

5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 3608

Sa, 4/5-5/10

ON SALE APRIL 2014

4:45 PM-6:15 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 3609

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5:15 PM-6:45 PM

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Martial Arts Aikido

Karate

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 selfdefense and foundations of Aikido.

The Tiny Tigers karate program is an action-packed 30 minute karate class that focuses on pre-skills. We enhance hand eye coordination, agility, balance, etc. all while learning basic karate techniques and having fun. We also focus on important life skills such as improving eye contact, concentration and first time listening skills. Our full-time instructors work with kids in a safe, clean and fun environment that features top quality equipment and padded floors for extra safety. The 5 to 1 student to teacher ratio will ensure that your child will gain the full benefits of our program. An official Kicks Karate uniform and white belt are included in your fee.

AIKIDO

BEGINNER Deer Crossing Rec Center 13+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $20 2726

Sa, 4/5-5/31

10:45 AM-11:45 AM

2730

Sa, 6/21-7/26

10:45 AM-11:45 AM

INTERMEDIATE Deer Crossing Rec Center 13+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $20 2732

AIKIDO DEMO - FREE

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 Class / Free Deer Crossing Rec Center 2724

Sa, 3/29

10:45 AM-11:45 AM

Sa, 6/21-7/26

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

13+ yrs/ 8 Classes / $40 2728

Sa, 3/29-6/7

9:00 AM-10:30 AM

Jodo In this traditional Japanese martial art, develop your mind and body while learning how to use a short staff and wooden sword. 18+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $15 BEGINNER Oakdale Rec Center Tu, 6/3-7/8

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Oakdale Middle 2752

Tu, 3/25-5/20

7:00 PM-8:00 PM

18+ yrs/ 6 Classes / $22 INTERMEDIATE Tu, 6/3-7/8

Kicks Karate- Frederick 2685

M W, 4/28-5/298

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

2692

M W, 6/2-7/2

5:30 PM-6:00 PM

Introduce your child to Okinawan ShorinRyu Karate through a series of fun-filled games and exercises. Little Tigers develops the 5 attributes of Awareness, Focus, Participation, Respect, and Shorin-Ryu techniques. Karate helps to promote speed, strength, flexibility, agility and coordination through the practice of blocks, strikes, punches, kicks, and tumbling. A fee of $12 for insurance is due at the beginning of the first class. A uniform may be purchased from the instructor for an additional fee. 3-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 3436

Oakdale Rec Center 2756

3-4 yrs/ 10 Classes / $129

LITTLE TIGERS

JODO

2755

Kicks Karate – Tiny Tigers

Su, 4/20-6/8

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Oakdale Middle 2753

Tu, 3/25-5/20

8:00 PM-9:00 PM

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Martial Arts Kicks Karate – Little Ninjas

Little Ninjas program is a fun-filled class designed specifically for the developmental needs of young children. Through the concept of “edutainment”, children will develop the skills of concentration and self-control. Help gain confidence through learning the basic skills of karate in a safe, clean, and professional environment. Our 6 to 1 student to teacher ratio and safe training mats will ensure that your child has a comfortable and exciting first experience! An official Kicks Karate uniform and belt are included in the fee. 3 yrs 6 mo-6 yrs/ 10 Classes / $129 Kicks Karate- Urbana 2684

M W, 4/28-5/28

4:55 PM-5:25 PM

2691

M W, 6/2-7/2

4:55 PM-5:25 PM

5-7 yrs/ 10 Classes / $129 Kicks Karate- Frederick 2683

Tu Th, 4/29-5/29

6:00 PM-6:40 PM

2690

Tu Th, 6/3-7/3

6:00 PM-6:40 PM

KARATe – PEE WEE

5-7 yrs/ 8 Classes / $69 Centerville Rec Center F, 4/4-5/30

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 2706

Tu, 4/1-5/27

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2707

W, 4/2-5/28

5:45 PM-6:15 PM

Snow Tiger Gung Fu

The Children’s karate program is a highenergy class that develops physical, mental, and emotional self-defense skills. Students will sharpen their mental focus and learning ability through developing eye contact, enhancing concentration, and by improving listening skills in a fun filled atmosphere for learning. We also teach life skills like respect and good citizenship. Students will learn basic karate skills in a safe, sanitary and professional training environment. Our 8 to 1 student to teacher ratio and age-specific grouping will maximize learning and fun! Uniform and belt are included. 7-12 yrs/ 10 Classes / $129 Kicks Karate- Urbana 2681

M W, 4/28-5/28

6:00 PM-6:50 PM

2695

M W, 6/2-7/2

6:00 PM-6:50 PM

8-12 yrs/ 10 Classes / $129 Kicks Karate- Frederick 2680

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.

2708

Kicks Karate – Children’s Karate

2694

M, 4/28-5/28

7:00 PM-7:50 PM

W, 4/28-5/28

6:40 PM-7:30 PM

M, 6/2-7/2

7:00 PM-7:50 PM

M, 6/2-7/2

6:40 PM-7:30 PM

This Introductory program teaches the fundamental basic movements and exercises of Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate). Program focuses on personal development, practical self-defense 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 Classes / $69

8:30-9:30 AM

Self-Defense

INTRO TO KRAV MAGA – SURVIVAL 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 brutally efficient. No experience necessary. A $12 insurance fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of the first class. Spring Ridge Dance Center 3428

Su, 4/20-6/8

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

KRAV MAGA LEVEL I & II – SURVIVAL 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 brutally 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 Classes / $140 Spring Ridge Dance Center

Centerville Rec Center F, 4/4-5/30

18+ yrs/ 8 wks / $19 Tuscarora Rec Center 3645 Sa, 3/29-5/17

16+ yrs/ 8 Classes / $140

KARATE – JUNIOR

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Like all systems of Gung Fu, Snow Tiger has roots in China. Related to the arts of the imperial guard, Snow Tiger Gung Fu technique draws inspiration for its movements from animals in nature.

3431

Su, 4/20-6/8

3:00 PM-4:00 PM

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Tuscarora Rec Center 2702

Tu, 4/1-5/27

6:45 PM-7:45 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2703

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6:30 PM-7:30 PM

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Movement & Readiness Readiness

Docs in the Park

Parent & Child

During this program your child will practice skills to prepare him or her for preschool. We will focus on separating from a parent, turn-taking 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.

More Funfit, more variety. Older kids, older games. Parents/ Guardians welcome but not required. Bringing your little ones into the next level of FUN through cooperative play, simple instructions, game rules and strategies. A sample of games and equipment include circle and movement games, tag, ball games, more challenging parachute games, silly dances and hoops, balls, tunnels, balloons, balance beams, and more. Child must be 3 years old at the start of class to participate.

Join us for this fun-filled, full of energy, active games class emphasizing creative movement, parachute, balls, and loads of active fun! Develops self-confidence, motor skills, coordination, socialization, cooperation, and reinforces cognitive learning. Boys, girls, special needs are all welcome! Parent/Guardian participation required with child(ren). Participating adult burns approx. 500 calories!

GET READY FOR PRESCHOOL!

2 yrs 8 mos-3 yrs/ 8 Classes / $59 Frederick County Health Department 2582

F, 3/28-5/23

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

FUNFIT® SHINING STARS

Ballenger Creek Community Building

Baton

M, 4/21-6/2

11:00 AM-11:45 AM

Centerville Rec Center 2955

BATON TWIRLING

Fundamental baton and dance technique is introduced to kids in this introduction to baton twirling. Batons are available at a reduced cost from the instructor.

5:30 PM-6:15 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 3363

Tu, 4/22-5/27

M, 4/21-6/2

5:45 PM-6:30 PM

Tu, 5/6-6/10

2963

9:30 AM-10:15 AM

W, 4/23-5/28

9:30 AM-10:15 AM

1-4 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 Centerville Rec Center Th, 4/24-5/29

4:45 PM-5:30 PM

Oakdale Rec Center Tu, 4/22-5/27

4:45 PM-5:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2960

4:45 PM-5:30 PM

M, 4/21-6/2

Pinecliff Park - Browning Building

2961

Deer Crossing Rec Center 2721

2959

2965 5:45 PM-6:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2956

4-12 yrs/ 6 Classes / $45

Th, 4/24-5/29

1-2 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 Ballenger Creek Community Building

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 2954

FUNFIT® TOTS

M, 4/21-6/2

5:00 PM-5:45 PM

2-3 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 Ballenger Creek Community Building 2958

M, 4/21-6/2

10:15 AM-11:00 AM

Pinecliff Park - Browning Building 2964

W, 4/23-5/28

10:15 AM-11:00 AM

Spring 2014

Co-Ed Tee Ball League

Games played at Ballenger Creek, Urbana District and Utica District Parks 5-7 Years / 8 Weeks Volunteer coaches needed and receive a discount! Contact Keith Tapley at ktapley@frederickcountymd.gov

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Music & Performing Arts Theater

KINDERDANCE LEVEL 1

Musical Theater Class

Sing, act, mime, learn choreography and more! This class has everything from broadway to television! 10+ yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 3439

Tu, 4/22-6/10

7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Dance

DARLING DIVAS

Dancers learn rhythm and coordination through age appropriate movements. This class is great for energetic kids who love being the diva, while dancing to their favorite pop music.

3-5 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66

4 yrs 6 mo-6 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66

Ballenger Creek Community Building

Centerville Rec Center

2933

2935

2929

Spring Ridge Dance Center 3438

Kinderdance is a quality developmental dance, motor skills and fitness program taught on 3 levels, teaching the basics of Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics and Creative Movement while blending educational concepts. We use a Montessori approach to teaching and lesson plans which have been tested for over 30 years.The lessons learned in this class build confidence that leads to a lifetime of success! Students must have either completed Kinderdance Level 1 or be at least 4.5 years old. Parents may observe during the final class. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Tu, 4/22-5/27

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Centerville Rec Center

3-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 Tu, 4/22-6/10

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

HIP-HOP AND BREAK DANCING

This high energy class incorporates the latest street-style moves. This class is great for the student who wants to have fun, stay fit, and keep current with the latest dance moves.

M, 4/21-6/2

Middletown Rec Center 2932

Sa, 4/26-5/31

Th, 4/24-5/29

Tu, 4/22-5/27

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

HIP-HOP FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

This class will introduce young students to the base vocabulary and style of hip hop movement. This high energy class can be taught to anyone with a passion to move! We carefully edit our music and moves to be age appropriate. Please wear loose fitting clothing and sneakers.

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2936

Th, 4/24-5/29

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Tu, 4/22-5/27

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Kinderdance Level 3 is a developmentally designed combination Ballet, Tap, Modern Dance, and Fitness program. This is a high-energy class allowing students to experience different styles of dance. This program is for the dance student who has completed Kinderdance Level 2, or who has had at least 2 years of dance experience at other studios. Parents may observe during the final class. Ballet and Tap shoes are required for this class, and Jazz shoes are optional. 5-9 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 2940

Spring Ridge Dance Center M, 4/21-6/9

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Oakdale Rec Center

5-8 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 3419

Sa, 4/26-5/31

KINDERDANCE LEVEL 3

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Spring Ridge Dance Center Sa, 4/19-6/7

2938

Walkersville Rec Center 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Walkersville Rec Center 2930

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Oakdale Rec Center 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Oakdale Rec Center 2931

M, 4/21-6/2

Middletown Rec Center 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

7-10 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 3417

KINDERDANCE LEVEL 2

Kinderdance is a quality developmental dance, motor skills and fitness programs taught on 3 levels, teaching the basics of Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics and Creative Movement while blending educational concepts. We use a Montessori approach to teaching and lesson plans which have been tested for over 30 years. We incorporate original age-appropriate music and a variety of fun props. The lessons learned in this class build confidence that leads to a lifetime of success! Parents may observe during the final class. Ballet and tap shoes are required.

Th, 4/24-5/29

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Music & Performing Arts KINDERTOTS

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. Ballenger Creek Community Building Tu, 4/22-5/27

9:30 AM-10:00 AM

Middletown Rec Center 2944

Sa, 4/26-5/31

10:00 AM-10:30 AM

Walkersville Rec Center 2943

Tu, 4/22-5/27

2-3 yrs/ 8 Classes / $60 Spring Ridge Dance Center 3437

2 yrs/ 6 Classes / $66 2942

PLAY DANCE

This mommy and me class is wonderful for that little ballerina who isn’t quite ready to be alone in class but still loves to show her love to dance. Circle time, movement, games, stories, songs, and much more.

4:30 PM-5:00 PM

M, 4/21-6/9

9:30 AM-10:00 AM

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 Classes / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center W, 4/23-6/11

4-6 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 3425

PRINCESS BALLET

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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.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Tu, 4/22-6/10

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

TINY STARLETS

The Starlet class uses a variety of artistic, imaginative, and novel ways to stimulate the learning process. The use of many props, such as wings, wands, and tiaras are a big hit. Ballet basics are taught along with French terminology. 4-5 yrs/ 8 Classes / $130 Spring Ridge Dance Center 3440

F, 4/25-6/13

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

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Nature Catoctin Creek Nature Center

Fountain Rock Nature Center

Nature Center Hours (Year Round) Saturday: 10 am-4 pm, Sunday: 1-4 pm Park Hours (Year Round) Sunday-Saturday: 8 am-Sunset fountainrock.wordpress.com

Nature Center Hours (April-October) Tuesday-Friday: 12-6 pm Saturday: 10-6 pm; Sunday: 12-6 pm Park Hours (April-September) Sunday-Saturday: 8 am-Sunset Park Hours (October-March) Sunday-Saturday: 8 am-5 pm catoctincreek.blogspot.com

• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ARCHERY 101

Have you ever wanted to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow? We will take a journey through time to learn the art of archery and see an authentic bow made of Osage Orange tree wood. Program will meet on: 6/29, 7/27, and 8/31.

NEW! CAVING FOR A DAY

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center

Join our experienced naturalist John Powers for a 2.5 mile hike to one of Frederick’s local caves. Learn about the local geology and history of this hidden wonder. Participants will meet onsite. Directions will be emailed to registered participants. Please remember to bring: a water bottle, wear long pants, and be prepared to get a little dirty. Helmets and lights will be provided.

2859

13+ yrs/ 1 Class / $10 with a parent

8-13 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28 Su, 6/29-8/31

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Dam #4 Parking Area Downsville, MD

A HOUSE FOR FAIRIES

Build a beautiful woodland fairy house using elements from nature. Workshop is complete with story and a nature hike with all materials supplied. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

2862

Sa, 7/19

1:00 PM-3:00 PM

FAMILY FISHING DAY

Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center

Join us for a relaxing morning on the water. We will learn about native fresh water fish species, how to safely cast, use artificial lures, different fishing techniques and much more.

2800

7+ yrs/ 1 Class / $12 child/parent

6-13 yrs/ 1 Class / $20 Sa, 6/14

10:00 AM-11:30 AM

NEW! CATOCTIN CRITTERS AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2863

Sa, 6/7

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Schools out and now it’s time to play! Kids will have the chance to meet live animals, create nature crafts, and enjoy hands on nature activities. 6-10 yrs/ 5 wks / $50

HOME SCHOOL DAYS

Looking for new ways to enhance your curriculum? Allow our experienced naturalists to enrich your child’s studies through a multi-disciplinary approach using nature as a focus. Topics include: April, April Fools! Animal Mimicry; May, Maryland Amphibians. 5-12 yrs/ 1 Class / $4.50 Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2966

F, 4/4

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

2882

F, 5/16

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

I Y NATURE

Little knee-high naturalists will explore the natural world through stories, crafts, and live animals in the nature center. The series features a different story-based theme each month. This program is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Fountain Rock Park and is now open for a morning or afternoon class! Program will meet on: 3/7, 4/1 and 5/6. 3-5 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 2794

Tu, 3/7-5/6

10:00 AM-11:15 AM

2795

Tu, 3/7-5/6

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Middletown Rec Center 1993

Th, 3/6-4/3

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Nature NEW! JUNIOR NATURALIST SERIES

NATURE TRAVELS

Do you enjoy searching for animals? Would you like to learn how to care for the animals here at the nature center? We will learn about and search in the field for native reptiles, amphibians, insects, and spend a day exploring creek critters. Program will meet on: 6/14, 7/12, and 8/16.

Stop by after school as we bring nature to you! Play games, learn cool facts and even see some of our Fountain Rock animals. A new nature topic each week that will include: insects, bird migration, bone identification, frogs and toads, plants, watershed, ecology, habitats and more.

6-10 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28

7-12 yrs/ 5 Classes / $42

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center

Oakdale Rec Center

2861

2439

Sa, 6/14-8/16

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

MAP & COMPASS CLASS

Whether you are going hiking, boating, fishing or hunting; you should always know how to get where you want to go. And even more important, how to return. This one half day program will teach you the basics of how to read a map and use a compass. Then refine your skills as we hike around the park. 12+ yrs/ 1 Class / $20 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 3013

Su, 4/13

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 3012

Su, 5/18

M, 3/10-4/7

13+ yrs/ 1 Class / $10 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Th, 3/13-4/10

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

ROCKIN ROCKS AND FABULOUS FOSSILS

Join Spelunker John Powers and learn about the many rocks and minerals in the collections at Catoctin Creek Park. New fossils have been donated and John is eager to share them with you.

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center Sa, 4/5

W, 8/13

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

NEW! WILDERNESS SURVIVAL OVERNIGHT CLASS

Join us for a fun filled family overnight adventure. Activities include: archery 101, orienteering, survival shelter building, and outdoor cooking. We will campout under the stars and learn some helpful outdoor survival skills. 7+ yrs/ 1 Class / $20 child/parent

6-12 yrs/ 1 Class / $10 2887

Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 2867

Walkersville Rec Center 1961

VET TECH SKILLS

If you have ever been interested in becoming a veterinary technician- this program is for you! You will visit handson stations to learn how to give animals a physical exam, practice handling techniques, and explore general health issues of our nature center animals. Be prepared to get a little messy.

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2888

Sa, 7/12-Su 7/13

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Nature Birthday Parties Cost: $170 (for up to 20 Children) $7 for each additional child 2 hour birthday includes: 1 Hour Nature Presentation of your Choice 1 Hour Large Party Room Reservation For Nature Party Themes, log on to Recreater.com Fountain Rock Nature Center 8511 Nature Center Place Walkersville, MD 21793

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Catoctin Creek Nature Center 2929 Sumantown Road Middletown, MD 21769

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Nature Family

INTRO TO LETTERBOXING

FAMILY CAMPFIRE

Discover the nocturnal side of the park at our evening campfires. Each month will include different activities. You may hear campfire stories; enjoy active games; or take a short night hike before relaxing in front of the campfire. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Children under 3 are free. All Ages/ 1 Class / $4 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 3590

F, 6/13

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

3591

F, 7/11

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

3592

F, 8/8

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 3587

Sa, 6/21

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

3588

Sa, 7/19

8:00 PM-9:30 PM

3589

Sa, 8/16

9:00 PM-10:30 PM

I CAN CAMP OVERNIGHT CAMPING IN THE PARK

Give your child an introduction to camping in this parent/child program. Go on a night walk and enjoy campfire activities. Bring your own tent, sleeping bags, and snacks. Registration is for a parent/child pair $10 charge for each additional family member. 5+ yrs/ 1 Class / $25 child & parent Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 3584

Sa, 6/21

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

3585

Sa, 7/19

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

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Sa, 8/16

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 3582

Sa, 6/28

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

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Sa, 7/26

6:30 PM-9:00 AM

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Letterboxing is a community event that takes place in our local parks throughout the year. It joins the thrill of a scavenger hunt with the art of stamp making. Learn about how to find local hunts and how to make your own stamps. Join us for the afternoon and see if you can find our new boxes. All Ages/ 1 Class / $20 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 2875

Sa, 4/26

2:00 PM-3:30 PM

3-5 yrs/ 4 Classes / $38 2854

ARCHERY MERIT BADGE WORKSHOP

Learn the art of archery and work towards the Boy Scout Merit Badge requirements. We will take a short hike to Walkersville field adjacent to Fountain Rock Park to practice. You do not have to be a scout to attend (please call 301-898-1460 for prerequisites). 12-18 yrs/ 1 Class / $20 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center Sa, 4/12

NEW! BUZZING WITH BEES

In this program, young naturalist will learn all about the world of bees. Children will make their own paper bees, flowers and hives. Through dramas, roles plays and a class mural, children will learn how bees eat, grow, protect themselves and communicate. (No live bees will be used in this class). Program meets on Tuesdays in April. Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center

Outdoor

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Parent & Child

9:00 AM-1:00 PM

Tu, 4/1-4/22

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

CREEK CHUBS CLUB

This program is designed for little nature lovers! Your child will learn about the natural world through stories, live animals,songs, nature walks, hands on crafts, and games. Dress appropriately for outdoor activities. Classes held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays. 2-3 yrs/ 4 Classes / $38 Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2855

F, 4/11-5/23

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

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F, 4/11-5/23

11:15 AM-12:00 PM

FRIENDS WITH NATURE

OUTDOOR SKILLS

Learn how to find food and water, build shelter, make fire, and practice map and compass skills. This overnight class is all about gaining confidence in the outdoors. Dress for the weather we will be outside!

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. This program will meet on 4/26, 5/31, and 6/28.

11-18 yrs/ 2 Classes / $20

3-5 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28

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6:00 PM-9:00 AM

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Nature FUR, FEATHER, FRIENDS

Children will learn all about animals through puppet shows, animal crafts, games, and interactive live animal presentations. 3-5 yrs/ 4 Classes / $38 Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 2857

Th, 4/3-4/24

1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3-5 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center Th, 4/10-6/12

12+ yrs/ 1 Class / FREE Catoctin Creek Park & Nature Center 1903

KIDISCOVERY

Enjoy a different theme every month and expand your child’s horizons while exploring the park. Stations will be set up at various locations for you and your child to investigate. Drawing, puzzles, or even science experiments may be the order of the day -come and see for yourself! Classes are on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

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owl prowl

Come join us to find out whoos stirring here at Catoctin Creek Park. We will head out on an adventurous journey through the woods in search of calling owls. Please bring a flashlight.

10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Sa, 3/29

7:00 PM-9:00 PM

WEE ONE FUN

Come join us for this popular series of programs for our youngest nature lovers! In this parent/child program, we’ll explore the natural world through songs, stories, puppets, and the live animals at the Nature Center! Each day will feature a different theme choose either the morning or afternoon session. This program will meet on 3/5, 4/2, and 5/7. 2-3 yrs/ 3 Classes / $28 Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center 2828

W, 3/5-5/7

10:00 AM-10:45 AM

2829

W, 3/5-5/7

1:00 PM-1:45 PM

Therapeutic Rec ADULT SOCIAL CLUB: FRIDAY NIGHT REC

This program is designed for ages 16+ 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 301600-2936 for schedule. 16+ yrs / $25 Various Locations 2608 F, 4/4-5/9 7:00 PM-9:00 PM 2609 F, 6/6-6/27 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

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.


Special Events Special Events & Trips LET’S PLAY! PRESCHOOL PREVIEW

Frederick County Parks and Recreation is excited to bring a preview of ALL of our pre-school programs under one roof. There will be games and activities from dancing, sports, and cooking to our new Museum & Nature Academies! This is an opportunity to meet some of the instructors and get information on what our programs can offer you and your family. We will also be taking preregistration for fall nature and museum academies. Come Discover, Imagine, and Play at our first preschool preview! All Ages/ Free Ballenger Creek Community Building 2547

F, 3/28

9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Easter Egg Roll

Don’t miss this day of fun for the whole family. Enjoy games, crafts, food, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting, vendors and more! Egg roll competitions by age as listed below. NEW: Tot Spot for the littlest ones! All Ages/ $5 per person Rose Hill Manor Park 3628 Sa, 4/19 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Approximate Egg Roll Times: 2-3 years 4-5 years 6-8 years 9-13 years Adult 14+ years

Nature Fest OPEN HOUSE EVENT

We will be offering activities your whole family will enjoy, including live animal presentations, nature walks, archery lessons (ages 8+), face painting, nature exhibitors, campfire activities, survival shelter building activities, park conservation projects and much more!

TAILS ON TRAILS = 5K9 & BEST FRIEND FUN RUN/ WALK (BFFR)

This is a celebration of fitness, fun and “fido”, whether you walk it or jog it, with a dog or without, this event is all about fun. The 5K9 is a 5K trail run through scenic Utica District Park. The Best Friend Fun Run/Walk is a 1 mile fun run or walk. Dogs who participate during the 5K9 or BFFR will receive FREE ADMISSION to the Bark in the Park event following the race at 10am. Dog owners must bring a collar, leash (no longer than 6 feet), and proof of rabies vaccination for entry. Limit one dog per runner. Event T-shirts guaranteed to the first 100 people registered for the 5K9.

Sensory Nature Trail Grand Opening: Our 1/10 mile sensory trail will include twelve interactive touch, smell and listening stations, as well as eight tree bark sensory stations. This natural substrate trail with a guide rope was specially designed to lead visitors with vision impairments up and down gradual hills and turns through three Utica District Park different wildlife habitats. Sa, May 10 Check-in 6:30 am-8:30 am All Ages/ FREE Registration Fees: Catoctin Creek Park Race Starts: 8:00 am Sa, 5/3 10:00 AM-4:00 PM 5K9 Registration Before 3/28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20 Before 4/18. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25 Bark in the Park Before or on 5/10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30 Enjoy an afternoon with your furry, fourlegged friend! Your pooch will have an BFFR Registration Race Starts: 9:00 am opportunity to run free in one of our off- Before 3/28. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15 leash areas, test and sharpen skills on Before 4/18. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18 the agility course, participate in a doggie Before or on 5/10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20 fashion show, and make new friends. There will also be great opportunities for If you are interested in becoming a sponsor families to adopt a dog, learn different for the event please contact Connie training techniques, sample dog related Graf: Connie Graf fchsdirector@fchs.org products, and visit exhibit booths. Live Sponsorship’s go to directly benefit the demonstrations throughout the day. Dog Frederick County Humane Society. owners must bring a collar, leash, and proof of rabies vaccination for entry. Limit two dogs per owner.

11:30 am 12:30 pm All Ages/ $5 per dog 1:30 pm 2:00 pm Utica District Park 2:30 pm 2610 Sa, 5/10

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

NEW YORK CITY, YOUR WAY! BUS TRIP

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 deluxe motor coach 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 5/2. All Ages/ 1 Class / $69 Thomas Johnson Middle – Parking Lot 2611

Sa, 5/17

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Rose Hill Manor Park & Museum

Easter

$5/person

Enjoy games, crafts, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting and more!

Egg Roll

NEW! Tot Spot: Imagine, Discover, Play

FOR M OR E I NFORMAT ION VISIT WWW.RECREAT ER.COM

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)Â Mail completed registration form with your check (payable to Frederick County Treasurer), or credit card information to: 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.

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RECREATION LOCATIONS & REGISTRATION BALLENGER CREEK COMMUNITY BUILDING 5420 Ballenger Creek Pike, Frederick

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BROWNING BUILDING (PINECLIFF PARK) 8350 Pinecliff Park Road, Frederick CATOCTIN CREEK PARK & NATURE CENTER SEE BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS CARROLL MANOR ELEMENTARY 5624 Adamstown Road, Adamstown CENTERVILLE RECREATION CENTER 3601 Carriage Hill Drive, Frederick DEER CROSSING RECREATION CENTER 10601 Finn Drive, New Market

Kicks Karate Studio – Frederick 1700 Kingfisher Drive, Suite 18, Frederick Kicks karate studio – Urbana 3531 John Simmons Street, Frederick LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 11820 Liberty Road, Libertytown MIDDLETOWN RECREATION CENTER 403 Franklin Street, Middletown NEW MARKET ELEMENTARY 93 W Main St, New Market OAKDALE MIDDLE 9840 Old National Pike, Ijamsville

Emmitsburg Community Center 300A South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg

OAKDALE RECREATION CENTER 9850 Old National Pike, Ijamsville

FIREHOUSE POTTERY & ARTS, LLC 233 S. Main Street, Mount Airy, MD

OLD NATIONAL PIKE PARK 12406 Old National Pike, Mt. Airy

FOUNTAIN ROCK PARK & NATURE CENTER 8516 Fountain Rock Court, Walkersville:

ROSE HILL MANOR 1611 N. Market St., Frederick

GREEN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 11501 Fingerboard Road, Monrovia

SPRING RIDGE DANCE CENTER 9093 Ridgefield Drive, #103, Frederick

Hot Fired Arts 1003-D West 7th Street, Frederick

SPRING RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 9051 Ridgefield Drive, Frederick

Thomas Johnson Middle

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THURMONT RECREATION CENTER 408 East Main Street, Thurmont

TO THE POINTE DANCE STUDIO 1595 Bowis Dr, Suite C, Point of Rocks TUSCARORA RECREATION CENTER 6321 Lambert Drive, Frederick URBANA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3554 Urbana Pike, Urbana URBANA COMMUNITY PARK 3636 Urbana Pike, Urbana URBANA DISTRICT PARK 3805 Urbana Pike, Urbana UTICA DISTRICT PARK 10200-B Old Frederick Road, Frederick VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3519 Jefferson Pike, Jefferson WALKERSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 81 Frederick Street, Walkersville WALKERSVILLE RECREATION CENTER 83 Frederick Street, Walkersville WEST WINDS TENNIS CENTER 11411 Gas House Pike, New Market

CATOCTIN CREEK PARK & NATURE CENTER (limited GPS signal in area) 2929 Sumantown Road, Middletown, MD 21769- US 15 S/US 340 W, Exit towards Leesburg/Charlestown. Merge onto US 340 W. Take Lander Road exit towards Jefferson. Turn right onto Lander Road. Turn left onto Jefferson Pike/MD-180. Turn right onto Broad Run Rd/MD-383. Turn right to stay on MD-383/Broad Run Rd. Turn right onto Sumantown Road. Park will be on the right.

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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.

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 administrative fees, 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. 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. 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.

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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: Check www.recreater.com for information about the seriousness of concussions in sports.

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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

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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

DOB

Program Name

Confirmation is sent via e-mail for online registrations. Otherwise we only notify you if there is a problem or change. Therefore, if it is almost time for your program and you have not heard from us...that’s good news.

Program#

Fee

Total Fee

Medical Condition: Medical conditions (including allergies) if applicable Name of participant listed above.

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)


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