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Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Authority

Tennis Basketball

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Your child will learn the fundamentals of basketball through good sportsmanship, teamwork, practice and play. When: Practice begins Nov 26. Games begin Jan 3. Ages/Cost: 5-6 (instructional co-ed), $55 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (separate boys and girls teams), $82 Age Control Date: Jan 1, 2013 Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath & Thornton Centers Register: Oct 8 - Nov 8 Questions: 706.291.0766 Volunteer coaches are needed and must be able to attend a certification training session.

Introductory tennis classes are open to both youth and adults. Classes meet hourly once a week for 4 weeks. Cost: $40 Location: Rome Tennis Center When

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Mondays Oct 8 -29

6-8 8-11 11-15 16-adult 6-8 8-11

4:30 5:30 6:30 7:30 9:30 10:30

Saturdays Oct 6 - 27

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Paws in the Park

Come cheer for your local girls or boys basketball team. When: Practice begins Nov 26. Games begin Jan 3. Ages: 6-12 Cost: $45 (includes shirt and shorts) Age Control Date: Jan 1, 2013 Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath & Thornton Centers Register: Oct 8 - Nov 8 Questions: 706.291.0766 Volunteer coaches are needed.

Men’s Basketball

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Gymnastics

Introduce your kids to soccer through fun games that teach the basics of the sport including dribbling, passing, and shooting. When: Oct 9 – Nov 13, 4:30 or 5:45 (1 hr) Ages: 3-4 & 5-6 Cost: $45 (includes T-shirt and size 3 soccer ball) Where: North Floyd Park Register: Aug 20 – Sep 28 Questions: Will Pennscott, 706.291.0766, wpennscott@rfpra.com Volunteer coaches are needed.

Join our growing USA Gymnastics program and learn from the most basic to advanced skills in gymnastics, cheerleading, and tumbling. Registration is Ongoing: 4-week classes start 1st week of every month Ages: 18 mos.- 18 yrs Gymnastics Birthday Parties Host your next child’s birthday party in the gymnastics center featuring two inground pits, tumble track and party room. Qualified instructors offer organized USA games and/or open play. GYMNASTICS When: Saturdays, 11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 5 pm (11/2 hrs) Member Club Cost: $85 plus $20 per instructor Tot Time Parents, do you need a little break? Bring your toddlers over to play and have a good time! When: Mon, Wed, & Thu, 12 - 2 pm Ages: 2-5 Cost: $3 Monthly Gymnastics Classes Toddler Open Gym: $3/visit Open Gym Fridays Tutsi-rolls (18 mos-2): $59 Work on your gymnasTumblebees (3 yrs): $59 tics skills or just come Gymnebees (4 yrs): $59 and tumble! When: Gymmies(4 yrs): $65 Fridays, 6:30-8:30 pm Kinderbees (5 yrs): $65 Ages: 6 & up Cost: $5 Aerials I & II (6&up): $65 Aerials III&IV(6&up): $79 Team Gymnastics Tumbling (Beg): $65 A competitive USAG program. Tumbling (Adv): $79 Participate by coach invite. Boys Class(5&up): $65 Call for details: Middle/High School Cheer: $65 706.295.4962 Home-school Activity Class: $35

Tennis Questions? Tennis Center 706.290.0072

Coosa Valley Tennis Association Leagues CVTA Tennis Leagues play year-round at the Rome Tennis Center. The last day to add to rosters for the current season is October 2. League Divisions: junior, adult and senior Get more league information at: coosavalleytennis.com Questions? Eddie Stokes, llc@coosavalleytennis.com

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Register by: 1st day of class

Ridge Ferry Park - Sat. Oct 6

A FREE, fun family event fun for canines and humans! 10 am - 4 pm Event Activities Include: - 5K Doggie Dash & 1 Mile Walk/Run $15 pre-registration, $20 event day Register at rfpra.com - Disc dog demonstrations by competition level disc dog club - Agility dog demonstrations - Canine contests and activities - Get details and event schedule at rfpra.com Divisions: Men’s Open & Men’s Church Season: Oct 15 - Nov 29 6 weeks, 9 games, Single elimination tournament Game Times: 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 pm Cost: $750 team fee Register: Sep 3 - Oct 4 Questions: Rick Haase, 706.291.0766

Coed Adult Recreation Sports Parents, stay tuned for our upcoming Facebook page for coed adult recreation sports. A place for active adults to express interest in adult sports and activites they would like to get involved in.

Belly Dance Class The ancient Middle-Eastern art of belly dancing is very unique and versatile. It is great exercise and tones your entire body. When: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Oct 17-Nov 11 Where: Thornton Center Cost: $40 Register by: Oct 10 Questions: Maria, 706.291.0766, mdearmoun@rfpra.com

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Location: Thornton Center Ages: 16 & Up Cost: $1 / visit Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 11:00am Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Register Online: rfpra.com Register In-person: 1 Shorter Ave.


Room set-ups shown in photos were provided by Action Rent All

The Great Fall Break Escape

Fall Break Camp Turn off the television! Put away the game controllers! Fall Break is the perfect time to bring your kids to the Anthony Center for week of sports, games, crafts, bowling and much more! Please bring a lunch each day. When: Oct 1 - 5, 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Cost: $90/wk Location: Anthony Ctr Ages: 5 - 13 Register: Now - Sep 26 Questions: Maria, 706.291.0766

Gymnastics Mini Camp Day

Need to do some Christmas shopping? Drop off the kids for 5 hours of gymnastics fun. Camp includes instructed events, open gym, games, relay races, snack and lunch. Space is limited. When: Nov 23, 8 am - 1 pm Ages: 5 & up Cost: $25

Gymnastics Haunted

Enjoy a week off from school having fun with friends; fill your days with fun, laughter and camaraderie. The week will be packed with field trips and exciting activities each day including Lego Land Discovery Center; bowling, fishing, Mountasia, gymnastics, crafts, outdoor games and more. Space is limited so register early. Ages: 8 -12 When: Mon Oct 1 – Fri Oct 5, 8 am – 5 pm Cost: $100 Location: Meet at the Admin Office (1 Shorter Ave) Register: Now - Sep 26 Questions: Betsy, 706.291.0766

Camp Winter Wonderland

Campers will be welcomed into our Winter Wonderland; enjoy a camp full of sports, games, crafts, a New Year’s Eve celebration and more. Dates: Dec 26, 27, 28 & 31; Jan 2, 3, & 4 Time: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Ages: 5 – 13 Cost: $105 or $20/Day Location: Anthony Center Questions: Betsy, 706.291.0766

Violin Classes

HalloweenParty

Every aspect of Gibbs Gardens from the minute you arrive until you leave – is planned to provide you with the most unforgettable garden experience ever. Bring your camera for an opportunity to take a number of beautiful shots. We will enjoy lunch at the Arbor House Café. Cost: $45 (Includes garden tour, lunch and transportation) When: Sat Oct 13, Departs 9 am at Admin Office (1 Shorter Ave) Questions: Maria, 706.291.0766, mdearmoun@rfpra.com

Active Adults

This class will focus on Lego power, energy and propulsion; participants will build machines such as windmills, cars and robots. Location: Thornton Recreation Center Dates: Mon Oct 1 – Wed Oct 3 Time: 9 am – 12 pm Ages: 8 – 13 Cost: $65 Register: Now - Sep 26 Questions: Betsy, 706.291.0766

Drop & Shop

This is a perfect chance for you to finish up your last minute Christmas shopping. Drop your child off for a day of fun including a candy cane hunt, holiday craft, a movie and lunch.When: Sat, Dec 15, 9 am – 4 pm Ages: 4 & up Cost: $20 Location: Thornton Center Questions: Betsy, 706.291.0766

Camping & Fishing Pavilion Rentals

Give your child the pleasure of learning one of the most versatile of instruments. Learn to play classical, country and irish music. Instructors: Joe and SamanEnjoy a haunted maze, costume contest, dancing and tha Lester of the Rome Symphony Orchestra open gym. You don’t have to be enrolled to join the fun. When: Friday, Oct 26, 6-9 pm Ages: All ages (Under Ages: 5-13 Cost: $40 When: Tuesdays, Oct 16 - Nov 6 5 must be accompanied by a parent at all times) Cost: $5 Anthony: 4:30-5:15 pm Register: Now - Oct 12 Questions: 706.252.1134 Where: Gymnastics Center Questions: 706.291.0766

Gibbs Garden Tour

LEGO Power Camp

Lock and Dam Park Coosa River Trading Post Hours: Sunday – Saturday 8 am – 5 pm Coosa River Campground RV Site Rates: Daily: $22 or $24 Weekly: $132 or $144 Monthly: $300 Call 706.234.5001 to make reservations.

Ghost Riders

Join this sightseer group that travels to unknown places. $14 to join - includes a club t-shirt and $2 discount on each trip. Trips depart from Parker Center and are always on Tuesdays: 10/9, 10/23, 11/13, 11/27 Ages: 50&up Space is limited, register today. Questions?: 706.234.0383

Programs for Ages 50 & up - Call for details: 706.234.0383 (Held at Charles Parker Center unless noted otherwise.) Friday Night Dances - Every Friday at 7 pm , $5 Silver Sneakers - Fitness classes, Tue & Thu, 9 am, $2/non-members Line Dance Classes - Beg & Intermediate class, Tue, 6 pm, Oct 2 - Dec 11, $2 Lock & Dam Pavilion Cookout - Bring a side dish, Wed. Oct 3, 10 am Sr. Day at the Fair - Thu. Oct 4 , 1 pm, Free Admission Ellijay Apple Trip - Thu. Oct 9 , 9 am, $10, Register Sep 1 - Oct 5 Happy Days Dance - Relive the 50’s & 60’s, Sat, Oct 20 , 7 pm, $7/person Dance proceeds benefits Camp Goodtimes GA Mountain Opry - Bring finger food to share. Thu, Oct 25, $2 Halloween Costume Contest & GA Mountain Music - Wed, Oct 31, 10 am

You can now view Pavilion & Park rentals online at rfpra.com

Book your rental at 1 Shorter Ave.

Adult Beginning Drawing

Express yourself through art; this introductory class will build on your strengths and personal style. A list of materials will be provided at registration. Day/Date: Tue, Oct 23 – Nov 13 Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Ages: 18 & Up Cost: $40 Location: Thornton Center

One Block Quilting

Taught by master quilter, Linda Tennant, participants will learn to construct a different block at each lesson with instructions for at home construction. When: Thu, Oct 4- Nov 8, 10:30-11:30 am Cost: $45 Where: Anthony Center Register: Fri prior to 1st class Questions: 706.291.0766


Winter Guide 2012: Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation