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Bringing Family & Community Together Through Recreation Since 1934!
Welcome to WAWM Recreation & Community Services
Dear Members of the West Allis-West Milwaukee Community, On behalf of the WAWM RCS we proudly present the 2018 Winter - Spring Activity Guide with an amazing line up of programs for children, adults, families and our senior friends. Many of our signature events and classes are returning in addition to welcoming new oﬀerings and new staﬀ. We encourage you to not let the challenges of Wisconsin winters get you down. Power through it by registering for one of our many programs. With the proper layering against the cold, going to exercise or socialize is a great way to beat the winter blues. Before you know it, New Year’s resolutions will have faded and the revitalization and new beginnings spring brings will present a time for all of us to try something new. Consider taking a class you never tried before. Whatever your interest, the Recreation and Community Services Department has something for you. Do not hibernate or let the cold and wet weather of winter and spring discourage you from venturing out to the WAWM RCS programs. Each of our dedicated team members strives to deliver high quality programs and service for our community members with commitment, compassion and a desire to fulﬁll our mission of providing recreation programs and learning opportunities that serve our community. Our team thanks you for the opportunity to serve you and your family this winter and spring season. Shelly Strasser Director of Recreation and Community Services
Shelly Strasser, Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Linda Gritzmacher, Recreation Manager . . . . . Dustin Smith, Recreation Manager . . . . . . . . Cory Thompson, Recreation Manager . . . . . . . Elizabeth Breitenfeldt, Recreation Manager . . . Kyle Holbach, Recreation Manager . . . . . . . . . Amanda Schwichtenberg, Recreation Assistant . . Beth Perszyk, Office Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . Jill Ponzi, Facility Scheduling . . . . . . . . . . . . Nyande Bowers, Office Assistant, Registration . . Laura Wolske, Office Assistant, Registration . . Tami Francis, Office Assistant, Registration . . . .
Adaptive Recreation . . . . . . . . .
Do you have a Talent or Idea?
We may be interested in hiring you as an instructor or maybe you have an idea of a program on your “wish list”. Please contact our oﬃce with your talent or ideas! We would love to hear from you! 604-4900
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Be A Champion For A Child . .
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Means New Class
Adult Enrichment & Cooking
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You will ﬁnd registration information beginning on page 36!
Adult Water Exercise
Get moving with aerobic routines and stretching exercises done to music at varied intensity according to your ability. This class is for the swimmer and non-swimmer. Weights and noodles will be used. Frank Lloyd Wright
Low Intensity MaryAnn Batchelor Tu 5 - 5:50 pm 1/9 - 2/6 2/13 - 3/13 4/10 - 5/8
$18 / $27 NR
Moderate Intensity Kristine Hartmann Tu 8 - 8:50 pm 1/9 - 2/6 2/13 - 3/13 4/10 - 5/8
$18 / $27 NR
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Only Recreation Department provided balls and dive toys can be used. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Winter Break Open Swim **New Location** Frank Lloyd Wright 12/27 & 12/28 12 - 2 pm - 5th grade & under 2 - 4 pm - 6th grade & up
Frank Lloyd Wright Friday - All Ages 1/12 - 3/16 6 - 8 pm Admission at the door: Adults: $2 / $3 NR Seniors: $1 / $2 NR 18 & under: $1 / $2 NR
Adult Swim Lessons
Are you looking to learn the basics and enjoy swimming? We will work on a variety of swim strokes and other important aspects of swimming to get you feeling comfortable in the water! Frank Lloyd Wright M 1/8 - 3/12 8 - 8:50 pm 102004.01 $35 / $53 NR
Come join instructor Jackie Smith & Chris Jansen in an entertaining mix of water aerobics and dance moves. Use of Latin music and other rhythms for a fifty minute “POOL PARTY”! Frank Lloyd Wright Th 8 - 8:50 pm 1/11 - 2/8 102001.01 2/15 - 3/15 102001.02 4/12 - 5/10 102001.03 $18 / $27 NR
Take your cardio workout to the next level with the resistance of water in both ends of the pool (aqua belts are available for use). We will use noodles, weights and your body in motion for a truly dynamic water ﬁtness experience! Instructors: Jackie Smith & Kathleen Barbian Frank Lloyd Wright W 8 - 8:50 pm 1/10 - 2/7 102010.01 2/14 - 3/14 102010.02 4/11 - 5/9 102010.03 $18 / $27 NR
8 - 19 years Beginners Diving - little or no experience necessary Advanced Diving - have previous dive experience
Do you love to dive, have a background in swimming, gymnastics or wrestling? This is a great way to improve your diving skills or just explore something new. You will work on the approach and competitive dive techniques in a fun challenging environment. It is recommended that participants have passed at least a level 3 swim class. Signing up for both nights is suggested but not required. Join Sandy Sikich and other area high school coaches with a combination of over 50 years of coaching and dive instruction. Nathan Hale 3/5 - 5/2 (No class 4/2 & 4/4)
Beginner 4:30 - 5:15 pm M 101020.01 W 101020.02 M/W 101020.03
1 day per week: $40 / $60 NR 2 days per week: $60 / $90 NR
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1 day per week: $60 / $90 NR 2 days per week: $100 / $150 NR
Aquatics Early Childhood Youth Enrichment Family Events Youth Sports Adaptive OST Adult Fitness Adult Sports Adult Enrichment Community Registration
Adult & Youth Aquatics / Open Swim
American Red Cross “Learn to Swim“ Lessons **SAFETY FIRST - IMPORTANT INFORMATION**
• All children must be at least 4 years of age to attend lessons on their own and MUST meet the height
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requirement for each speciﬁc pool from the bottom of your child’s feet to their chin in the shallow end. Parent & Child classes are exempt from the height requirement. o Frank Lloyd Wright - 36 inches chin to toes o Nathan Hale - 38 inches chin to toes Participants must pass all skills to move to the next level. Class length will be 50 minutes, except Semi-Private which is 30 minutes. Swim goggles recommended for levels 3 - 6. Individuals must be toilet trained in order to enroll in all programs. No Swim Diapers Allowed. If you have any questions regarding swim level classiﬁcation contact Kyle Holbach at 604-4951.
Swim Level Classifications
Our lessons are taught by American Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructors. Please read swim levels carefully and check height requirements to assure your child is in the correct level. The WAWM RCS reserves the right to move your child out of a level for their own safety.
Water and air temperature is regulated by the District’s Facilities & Operations Department, not the Recreation Department. They make every attempt to maintain a pool temperature of 82 degrees.
1. Per state code, all swimmers must thoroughly rinse off in the shower before entering the pool. 2. Swim caps are required of all swimmers whose hair is long or controlled by hair spray or oil. Caps are sold at pool for $2 3. Do not bring valuables to pool. The Recreation Department is not responsible for lost or stolen articles. 4. Any swimmer who has entered kindergarten must use their respective male/female locker room. 5. Strollers must be kept out of pool area for child’s safety. Please carry child or use child carrying device. 6. Use of cell phones and electronic devices is prohibited in locker rooms. 7. Street shoes not allowed in pool area. Shoes must be removed.
Semi-Private Swimming Lessons
Semi-private swim lessons are designed to meet the needs of participants who are seeking more individualized instruction. Lessons consist of four participants and can have mixed levels within one class. Beginner: Little or no experience swimming or not comfortable in the water. Advanced: Have taken swim lessons or have experience with swim strokes and are comfortable in the water. $40 / $60 NR
M 1/8 - 3/12 Frank Lloyd Wright
7 - 10
7 - 10
5:30 - 6 pm
5 - 5:30 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
7 - 10
5 - 5:30 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
Th 1/11 - 3/15 Frank Lloyd Wright
5 - 5:30 pm
W 1/10 - 3/14 Frank Lloyd Wright
Tu 1/9 - 3/13 Nathan Hale
7 - 10
6 - 6:30 pm
6:30 - 7 pm
W 1/10 - 3/14 Nathan Hale
7 - 10
6 - 6:30 pm
6:30 - 7 pm
M/W Mini Session 4/9 - 5/9 Frank Lloyd Wright
7 - 10
5 - 5:30 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
American Red Cross “Learn to Swim” Lessons
Beginning water skills introduced such as getting face wet in the pool, blowing bubbles, front and back ﬂoat and glides. All children must be toilet trained to participate. Absolutely NO swim diapers of any kind are allowed. At least one adult per child required. Frank Lloyd Wright M 1/8 - 3/12 6 pm Sa 1/13 - 3/17 9 am $30 / $45 NR
Swimmers will learn to do front crawl, elementary backstroke and swim the width of the pool. They will be introduced to deep water skills, jumping in, simple dives and treading water. Nathan Hale Th 1/11 - 3/15
Frank Lloyd Wright M 1/8 - 3/12 7 pm Tu 1/9 - 3/13 7 pm W 1/10 - 3/14 7 pm Sa 1/13 - 3/17 10 am M/W 4/9 - 5/9 7 pm $30 / $45 NR
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Participants continue work with front crawl, elementary back stroke, back crawl, side stroke and butterﬂy while incorporating turns. This is a higher level exercise and endurance program. Nathan Hale Tu/Th 4/10 - 5/10 $30 / $45 NR
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Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Introduction of Water Skills
For ﬁrst time students who may be fearful of the water or need to gain conﬁdence and be more independent in the water. Some skills worked on are bobbing in the water, back ﬂoats and submerging face in the water.
Nathan Hale M 1/8 - 3/12
Frank Lloyd Wright Tu 1/9 - 3/13 6 pm Th 1/11 - 3/15 6 pm Sa 1/13 - 3/17 1:30 pm M/W 4/9 - 5/9 6 pm Tu/Th 4/10 - 5/10 6 pm $30 / $45 NR
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Swimmers will practice front and back crawl strokes for 25 yards and learn butterﬂy, breast stroke and side stroke. Underwater swim and deep water skills will be introduced.
Nathan Hale W 1/10 - 3/14
Th 1/11 - 3/15 Sa 1/13 - 3/17 M/W 4/9 - 5/9
7 pm 2:30 pm 7 pm
Frank Lloyd Wright $30 / $45 NR
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See page 1 for open swim location and hours
Individuals will learn ﬂoating and swim skills without support devices. Jumping in alone, going underwater, treading water and front combined skills will be introduced.
Nathan Hale M 1/8 - 3/12 Tu 1/9 - 3/13
7 pm 7 pm
Frank Lloyd Wright W 1/10 - 3/14 6 pm Sa 1/13 - 3/17 11 am Sa 1/13 - 3/17 3:30 pm M/W 4/9 - 5/9 6 pm Tu/Th 4/10 - 5/10 6 pm $30 / $45 NR
Parent & Child Classes
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Swimmers will practice front and elementary back stroke for 50 yards and breast stroke, side stroke and butterﬂy for 25 yards. Deep water skills will be reﬁned.
Frank Lloyd Wright Sa 1/13 - 3/17 12:30 pm 101005.01 Tu/Th 4/10 - 5/10 7 pm 101005.02 $30 / $45 NR
Intermediate School Student Swim Lessons
6th, 7th & 8th Grade Are you looking for a great way to improve your swimming techniques? This class is similar content to district PE classes and will help prepare participants for high school physical education swim class. This class is free to all school district students. Nathan Hale Th 1/11 - 3/15 7 pm 101007.01
$45 Non-District Students
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.
Prerequisites: 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of this course. Perform the following swimming skills: Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in order: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick. 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards of either the front crawl or breaststroke. The 100 yards may be combination of both. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
To Be Certified as a Lifeguard, candidates must attend all class sessions, demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities, competency in the three final skill scenarios and correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions in the three sections of the final written exam: Section 1-16 correct answers out of 20 questions Section 2-24 correct answers out of 30 questions on Part 1 and 8 correct answers out of 10 questions on Part 2 Section 3-16 correct answers out of 20 questions
Upon Successful Completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive American Red Cross, Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED Certificates for the Professional Rescuer, which is valid for 2 years. WA Central Monday - Friday
4/2 - 4/6
9 am - 3 pm
$180 / $270 NR Fee includes lifeguard manual, certification card, pocket mask & instruction.
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification Course
$ " %& " "
The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) course will train candidates to teach a variety of swim classes including: Learn to Swim levels 1 - 6 for youth, multiple levels of parent-child aquatics and pre-school aquatics, 3 levels of swimming for adults and MORE! Prerequisites: 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson. 25 yards of proficient swimming in: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Sidestroke, Elementary Backstroke and Butterfly, 2 minutes of treading in deep water and a head first entry (dive) into deep water. You will have two dates to choose from below to perform this pretest. 9 ON-LINE lessons must be completed before the first day of the course with the American Red Cross to be eligible for certification. Upon registration you will receive further information to access these lessons. Class Incentive **By completing this course you will be eligible to be reimbursed half your registration fee if you instruct at least one class for 3 sessions with the WAWM RCS Department. Dates, Times & Location TBD
( This ad is paid for by New Berlin Swim Club
$185 / $273 NR - Fee includes all the above, WSI kit
and Certification Card
Early Childhood Music Maker & More Family Band
It’s ballet time! If your child loves to dance, watch ballet, twirl, and play, this is the class for them! The youngest ballerinas will enjoy bonding with parents and building a love of music, and playing games to learn more about ballet. The older ballerinas will continue to build their love of ballet, learning positions together and playing games to practice them. Boys and girls are welcome! For 3 - 4 year old class, parents are welcome to stay but not required! Instructor: Marissa Meier A. 1 - 2 years w/adult B. 2 - 3 years w/adult C. 3 - 4 years Franklin Fieldhouse Th 1/11- 2/15 A. 5:30 - 6 pm $15 / $23 NR C. 6:15 - 7 pm $23 / $35 NR
Sa 3/24 - 4/28 (No class 3/31) A. 11:30 - 12 pm 103300.03 $15 / $23 NR C. 12:15 - 1 pm $23 / $35 NR
Tu 4/17 - 5/22 B. 5:30 - 6:15 pm $23 / $35 NR
This sing-along musical activity group is designed for children and their parents or caregivers. The class incorporates traditional children’s songs, finger play, rhythm instruments, and dance movements as well as puppets that help tell a story within the songs. Our goal is to give children an interest and love for all kinds of music. Bring your dancing feet and join us for a fun family class! Ages are recommendations not restrictions. Families with multiple children can sign up for the same class. Classes are priced per child not per family. Franklin Fieldhouse
W 6:15 - 6:45 pm 1/24 - 2/21 103160.01 2/28 - 3/28 103160.02 4/11 - 5/9 103160.03
Parent & Baby Sign 6 mo - 2 years
Sign language can be a very useful tool in communicating with your baby or toddler, even before they learn to talk! Come learn some signs to use with your child, and watch as they begin to use signs to communicate! Instructor: Marissa Meier McKinley Fieldhouse M
2/26 - 4/9 (No class 4/2)
6 mo - 1½ years 5:25 - 5:55 pm 1½ - 2 years 6 - 6:30 pm
$15 / $23 NR
$38 / $57 NR
Bundle of Senses
A great way for kids to learn about the world around them through their senses! Each class will be spent playing with sand and water tables, ﬁne motor skills, diﬀerent textures and more. We will learn by playing games about what is around us. Old clothes are recommended for messy play! Instructor: Marissa Meier McKinley Fieldhouse
M 4/16 - 5/21 (No class 4/23) 1 - 2 years w/adult 5:30 - 6 pm 103403.01
$15 / $23 NR 3 - 4 years 6:15 - 7 pm
$23 / $35 NR
Join us for a unique storytime for all kids. We will spend time singing songs, reading books, and doing ﬁngerplays. We will also engage our senses throughout the class using things such as bubbles, scarves, beanbags, sensory bins, and more. Instructor: Marissa Meier McKinley Fieldhouse Lower M 1/8 - 2/12 1 - 2 years w/adult 5:30 - 6 pm
3 - 4 years 6:15 - 7 pm
$15 / $23 NR $23 / $35 NR
9 months - 4 years w/parent
Early Childhood Big Moves for Little Bodies 1½ - 3 years w/adult
2 - 4 years w/adult
Does your child love gymnastics? Come join our class to learn gymnastics skills in a fun and safe environment. The youngest students will work on ﬂoor and beam, while the older students will add bar and vault to the class. We will learn skills through stations and games. Franklin Fieldhouse Instructor: Natasha Ergen
Little bodies making some big moves. See how their gross motor skills improve as they go on the balance beam, slides, use hula hoops, play with instruments, utilize different balls, and much more. This class will keep your child busy and having fun. Instructor: Andrea Gordon Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 9:30 - 10:15 am 2/13 - 3/20 103200.01 4/10 - 5/15 103200.02 $23 / $35 NR
M 1/29 - 3/12 (No class 2/19) 9:15 - 10 am 103205.01 6:45 - 7:30 pm 103205.02 M 3/19 - 4/30 (No class 4/2) 9:15 - 10 am 103205.03 6:45 - 7:30 pm 103205.04
McKinley Fieldhouse Session I W 2/14 - 3/21 A. 103110.01 B. 103110.02
Watch Me Run
1 - 3 years w/adult
Franklin Elementary Sa 1/6 - 2/3 10:15 - 11 am 103207.01 $19 / $29 NR
TotWorks is an introduction to a classroom setting for toddlers and preschoolers. Each class focuses on a story and extends your child’s learning with opportunities for artwork, fine motor skills, and body movement. Children who attend develop great social skills and independence. They learn and have fun at the same time. Instructor: Andrea Gordon A. 1½ - 3 years w/adult 9:30 - 10:30 am B. 3 - 4 years 11 - 12 pm
$23 / $35 NR
Does your child love to run, run, and run? Join your child in a class where we will use their energy and love of running to learn through play! We will have a short circle time, sing songs, and enjoy lots of time running and playing games! This class allows children to get some energy out, practice listening, and begin socializing! Instructor: Marissa Meier
Unwind Fun Time 2 - 4 years
Unwind with some fun games, playing with diﬀerent toys, going outside or just having a blast with no theme. Kids will be directed on what toys or activities they can participate in and just UNWIND! Instructor: Andrea Gordon Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 10:45 - 11:30 am 2/13 - 3/20 103215.01 4/10 - 5/15 103215.02 $23 /$35 NR
Session II W 4/11 - 5/16 A. 103110.03 B. 103110.04 $30 / $45 NR
Mini Marvels 1½ - 4 years
McKinley Fieldhouse F 9:30 - 10:30 am
1/26 - Gingerbread 2/2 - Arctic Freeze 2/9 - Hibernation 2/16 - Clifford 2/23 - Puppets 3/2 - Cooking Fun 3/9 - Mixing Colors 3/16 - Bugs Buzzing 3/23 - Bunnies 4/13 - Birds 4/20 - Flowers 4/27 - Music 5/4 - Mother’s Day 5/11 - Puddle Splashing 5/18 - Butterflies per date: $5 / $8 NR
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2 - 4 years w/adult
Great ﬁrst introduction to literacy! Children will learn a new letter each week . Short stories, playing games, songs, dramatic play and crafts will help build a great literacy foundation! Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 4/17 - 5/22 6:30 - 7:15 pm $23 / $35 NR
Let’s explore art. Each class is a variety of art activities, where the little artists are given freedom to create what they choose. They may be given pipettes and easels or they may be given cars and tissue paper as each day is a new exploration! This class focuses on the process of creation, rather than the ﬁnal product! Instructor: Marissa Meier McKinley Fieldhouse Th 2/22 - 3/29
1½ - 2 years w/adult 5:30 - 6 pm 103153.01 $15 / $23 NR 3 - 4 years 6:15 - 7 pm
$23 / $35 NR
1½ - 4 years w/adult
Art is an essential way of expressing ideas and feelings in visual form. Children will learn painting, drawing, printmaking, three-dimensional creations and fun projects, while exploring exciting materials such as collage. This dynamic class will promote creative development and strengthen motor skills as well as social interaction. Instructor: Andrea Gordon
These are one-day opportunities for your child to have fun and explore the day’s theme through crafts, stories, games, and movement activities. Register for one or all themes. Dressing for the theme is encouraged! Parent participation required for 1½-3yrs. Instructor: Natasha Ergen
Th 10:45 - 11:30 am 2/15 - 3/22 103152.01 4/12 - 5/17 103152.02 $23 / $35 NR
Creative Dance 2 - 4 years
Get your wiggles and giggles out. We will demonstrate how you move with diﬀerent interactive kid songs while dancing and moving their bodies using scarves, hula hoops, bean bags, etc. Instructor: Natasha Ergen
Mushy-Gushy, Sticky-Icky, Smelly Fun 1½ - 4 years w/adult
Does your child love to play in bubbles, water, pudding, dirt, packing peanuts, and more? Each class will give your child the opportunity to explore using the five senses. Old play clothes are recommended for optimal messiness! Instructor: Andrea Gordon McKinley Fieldhouse
Th 9:30 - 10:15 am 2/15 - 3/22 103150.01 4/12 - 5/17 103150.02 $23 / $35 NR
Franklin Fieldhouse M
1/29 - 3/12 (No class 2/19)
10:30 - 11:15 am 5:30 - 6:15 pm
10:30 - 11:15 am 5:30 - 6:15 pm
3/19 - 4/30 (No class 4/2)
$23 / $35 NR
Engineering 3 - 4 years
Page to Stage 3 - 4 years
Young actors and actresses get to be involved in a child friendly theatre class. Students will play improv games, retell stories, act out emotions, and create skits. Instructor: Marissa Meier
3 - 5 years (1 day per wk) *New Themes For 2nd Semester
Adventures will offer preschool activities that are fun, creative, and educational with Kim Rymer, certified classroom teacher and Tami Francis, classroom assistant. Your child will have the opportunity to participate in arts and crafts, music, stories and learning centers that all revolve around the theme of the day. Basic academic skills like sorting, colors, patterns, shapes, numbers, and the ABC’s will be introduced along with the “Letter People”. Children are encouraged to use their creative energy to develop necessary social skills to learn and play successfully in a group setting. Child must be comfortable in a classroom setting without a parent and must be able to use the bathroom independently. Registration is limited to one day (Monday or Wednesday) per session, as the same curriculum is covered both days of the week. Franklin Fieldhouse
M 1/8 - 5/21 (No class 1/22, 4/2) 9 - 11:30 am 103102.01
W 1/10 - 5/23 (No class 1/24, 4/4) 9 - 11:30 am 103102.02 $193 / $290 NR
Franklin Elementary Sa 1/6 - 2/3 12:45 - 1:30 pm 103570.01 $19 / $29 NR
Do-Re-Mi 2½ - 4 years
This class is designed to allow children to sing, dance and play along with music! We will enjoy making and using a variety of instruments to make diﬀerent sounds, explore how our body can dance, and be silly while enjoying music! Instructor: Marissa Meier
Engineering is fascinating! Come explore a fun part of engineering each week. You will get to create bridges when learning about structural engineering, make balloon powered cars when learning about automotive engineering, build boats when learning about marine engineering, and much more! This class lets kids create, learn, and be crazy hands-on! Ages are recommendations, not restrictions. (Older siblings are not allowed to attend class unless registered) Instructor: Marissa Meier McKinley Fieldhouse Lower M 2/26 - 4/9 (No class 4/2) 6:45 - 7:30 pm 103702.01 $23 / $35 NR
Franklin Elementary Sa 2/17 - 3/17 11 - 11:45 am 103162.01 $19 / $29 NR
Fun Friday Nights 3 - 5 years
One Friday a month come spend time exploring and having fun as Marissa Meier plans fun games and activities to the diﬀerent themes. Join us each Friday or pick the ones you can attend. McKinley Fieldhouse
F 6 - 8 pm 1/12 - Super Why 2/9 - Minion Training Camp 3/9 - Dr. Seuss Party 4/13 - Rube Goldberg Machines 5/18 - Playdough Party $10 / $15 NR
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Bitty Sports Combo 1 2 - 3 years w/adult (football, basketball, baseball, soccer, track)
Franklin Elementary Sa 1/6 - 2/3 11:30 - 12:15 pm 103800.01 $23 / $35 NR
2 - 3 years w/adult
Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 1/9 - 2/13 5:20 - 5:50 pm 103800.02 $15 / $23 NR
2 - 3 years w/adult
Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 2/27 - 4/10 (No class 4/3) 5:30 - 6:15 pm 103800.03 $23 / $35 NR Bitty Sports Combo 2 2 - 4 years w/adult (hockey, tennis, volleyball, golf, bowling, track)
Franklin Elementary Th 4/12 - 5/17 5:30 - 6:15 pm 103800.05
2 - 3 years w/adult
Franklin Fieldhouse Sa 3/24 - 4/28 (No class 3/31) 10:15 - 11 am 103800.04
Shoot to the Hoops 3 - 4 years
Early Childhood / Sport Instruction
These classes are a fun introduction to sports. These classes are designed for young children to work with their parent or guardian through playing games and practicing skills in each particular sport. Kids can be active in a relaxed, fun environment as they learn the basics of the sport they enroll in. Instructor: Marissa Meier
Come join us for some basketball fun on Saturday mornings. Time will be spent on learning skills of basketball and shooting using child-size hoops. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Fieldhouse Sa 3/24 - 4/28 (No class 3/31) 9 - 10 am 103802.01 $30 / $45 NR
$23 / $35 NR
$23 / $35 NR
Volley Tots 3 - 4 years
Bump, Set, Spike! This class is a fun introduction to volleyball for young children. Kids will work on serving, bumping, setting, and spiking through drills and modiﬁed games on a lower net. Kneepads are helpful but not required. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Elementary Sa 2/17 - 3/17 9 - 9:30 am $13 / $20 NR
Touch Down Time
3 - 4 years (adult optional)
Join in the fun of some football as you learn the basic skills and everyone scores a “Touchdown”. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 1/9 - 2/13 6 - 6:45 pm 103805.01 $23 / $35 NR
Indoor Kickers 3 - 5 years
Come join us on these cold Saturday mornings and enjoy some indoor soccer! We will spend time working on skill development through drills and games. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Elementary Sa 1/6 - 2/3 9 - 10 am 103803.01 $30 / $45 NR
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Start Smart Basketball 3 - 5 years w/adult
By working one-on-one with parents, children will learn basic skills of basketball in a FUN and non-threatening environment. Through exercises that become increasingly more difficult as the children progress, they will work on dribbling, ball handling, shooting, passing, catching, running and agility. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 1/9 - 2/13 7 - 8 pm 103801.01
Start Smart Soccer 3 - 5 years w/adult
By working one-on-one with parents, children will learn basic skills of soccer in a FUN and non threatening environment. Through exercises that become increasingly more difficult as the children progress, they will work on dribbling, kicking and passing, trapping, throw-ins, and agility to help prepare them to participate in organized soccer. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 2/27 - 4/10 (No class 4/3) 6:30 - 7:30 pm 103801.02
$30 / $45 NR
$30 / $45 NR
Tiny Color Run 2 - 4 years
Track Club 3 - 4 years
Come join us for our new track club, getting some energy out and having lots of fun learning about track and ďŹ eld. Each week we will spend time working on our running, jumping, and throwing with fun games and drills. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Elementary Sa 2/17 - 3/17 12:15 - 12:45 pm 103209.01 $13 / $20 NR
Join us for a 2K fun run for you and your child? This unique run will navigate through the color course where you will be dusted with vibrant colors! You should wear a white t-shirt please. Stay after the race for snacks and games, as well as ribbons for the top ďŹ nishers in each age bracket! Instructor: Marissa Meier Frank Lloyd Wright Track (92nd Street) Sa 5/5 10 - 11 am 103210.01 $5 / $8 NR
Scribble and Dribble 2 - 4 years w/adult
Come join us for an hour of all types of fun. We will spend half of our class running and learning the basics of the sport of soccer. We will spend the other half of our class making some fun art projects, using a variety of media. Instructor: Marissa Meier Franklin Elementary Th 4/12 - 5/17 6:30 - 7:30 pm 103155.01 $30 / $45 NR
Youth Sport Instruction Track Club 5 - 7 years
Bump, Set, Spike! This class is a fun introduction to volleyball for young children. Kids will work on serving, bumping, setting, and spiking through drills and modiﬁed games on a lower net. Kneepads are helpful but not required. Instructor: Marissa Meier
Franklin Elementary Sa 2/17 - 3/17 12:50 - 1:30 pm 105007.01 $19 / $29
$19 / $29 NR
4 - 8 years
Let’s practice - On your mark, get set, GO! Saturday morning track practice will teach young children the basics of track and ﬁeld. Spend the morning stretching and warming up, learning the basics of sprinting, hurdles, long jump, relays, shot put, and discus. Parents are welcome to stay, but not required. Instructor: Marissa Meier Frank Lloyd Wright Track Sa 5/12 9 - 11 am 105005.01 $10 / $15 NR
Frank Lloyd Wright Track (92nd Street) Sa 5/5 10 - 11 am 105008.01
Kids Tennis Club 5K - 5th Grade
Tiny Track Practice
Join us for a 2K fun run for you and your child? This unique run will navigate through the color course where you will be dusted with vibrant colors! You should wear a white t-shirt please. Stay after the race for snacks and games, as well as ribbons for the top ﬁnishers in each age bracket! Instructor: Marissa Meier
$5 / $8 NR
Franklin Elementary Sa 2/17-3/17 9:45 - 10:30 am
5 - 7 years
Tiny Track Meet 4 - 8 years
On your mark, get set, GO! Now that your child has warmed up and learned the basics of track and ﬁeld, there will be a track meet in a safe environment. The schedule of events will be as follows: 100 m dash, long jump, shot put, discus and hurdles. We will all run or participate in each event at the same time and our meet will ﬁnish with an awards ceremony for all who participate. Instructor: Marissa Meier Frank Lloyd Wright Track Sa 5/19 9 - 11 am 105005.02 $10 / $15 NR
Come be part of a club that introduces your child to the world of tennis. In a supportive and non-traditional environment your child will be introduced to the basics of tennis. This program is great for the beginner and those who need to brush up on their skills. Membership includes equipment, so no need to purchase a racquet, and a good time. Horace Mann Elementary Gym W
2/21 - 3/28
5K - 2nd grade 6 - 6:50 pm 3rd - 5th grade 7 - 7:50 pm W
4/11 - 5/16
5K - 2nd grade 6 - 6:50 pm 3rd - 5th grade 7 - 7:50 pm $20 / $30 NR
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Youth Sport Instruction
Volley Kids 5 - 7 years
Come join us for our new track club, getting some energy out and having lots of fun learning about track and ﬁeld. Each week we will spend time working on our running, jumping, and throwing with fun games and drills. Instructor: Marissa Meier
Tiny Color Run
Youth Sport Instruction / Birthday Parties 5K - 8th Grade
It’s time to get up and stretch out your kicking leg to prepare for the summer season. We will have a modiﬁed indoor kickball league to keep your child active while waiting for the summer months to begin. Each night, teams will be randomly chosen, there are no practices just games. This is a great way to meet new friends, build good sportsmanship and stay active.
Youth Enrichment / Birthday Parties
Youth Golf Lessons
Horace Mann Elementary Gym F 4/20 – 5/11 5K - 2nd Grade 6 - 7 pm 3rd - 5th Grade 7 - 8 pm 6th - 8th grade 8 - 9 pm $20 / $30 NR
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6 - 15 years
Looking to expand your child’s knowledge of golf past the putt-putt course? Professional golf instructor, Jim Rewolinski, will guide your child through the basics of golf. During the lessons, your child will work on their golf skills at the golf range, practice green and at 3 practice holes. Participants will be responsible to purchase practice balls and pay additional green fees. Costs may vary depending on basket sizes. Please have your child bring their own clubs to the lessons. It’s never too early to start a life sport. Just think, the sooner your child builds their golf skills, the sooner they can join you on the links. Deer Haven Golf Club, 19180 W Cleveland Ave. For weather cancellations, please call Deer Haven Golf Club at 262-650-0760. Sa
4/14 - 5/19
6 - 10 years 10 - 11 am
$30 / $45 NR
11 - 15 years 11 am - 12 pm 105600.02
It’s time to celebrate! The West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services Department is now hosting birthday packages to celebrate your child’s special day. We oﬀer a variety of birthday packages that includes a birthday host/hostess, decorations, a cake and goodie bags for the guest of honor and their guests. Birthday parties are 2-hours long and are planned for 10 guests including the guest of honor, additional guests can be added for $10 per child. Parties can be held on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays at a variety of locations depending on availability and theme package. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance with a completed Birthday Package Form. Once the reservation is conﬁrmed, a $25 Non-Refundable Deposit is needed that will be applied towards to the total cost of the package. The remaining balance will be due the Monday prior to the party. Contact Amanda Schwichtenberg at email@example.com or 604-4963 for more details. Rockin’ Party Package
Add excitement to your party by climbing our Traverse Rock Wall and playing team games. $125 / $188 NR
Be our guest, for your royal party. We will have crafts and fun games orientated towards princesses. $125 / $188 NR
Artsy Party Package
Let the creative juices ﬂow. The guest of honor will have choice of craft projects throughout the party. $125 / $188 NR
Fan Zone Package
Are you ready to play some games? We will oﬃciate your ﬂag football and basketball games. There will be some open gym time as well. $125 / $188 NR
Lego My Party Package
Partygoers will construct and compete as their imagination goes wild with the Legos provided. $125 / $188 NR
Jammin’ Gym Package
Let’s Play! We will be playing gym games like dodgeball and other assorted team games. $125 / $188 NR
Youth Enrichment Incredible Edibles 5 - 7 years
Each week a new cooking experience is presented from good eats to yummy treats. Chefs will prepare and eat what they create giving them a feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment. We will also cover cooking terms, measuring, manners, place settings and kitchen safety with instructor Ramona Kaiser. McKinley Fieldhouse
McKinley Fieldhouse M 4/16 - 5/7 6 - 6:45 pm 104300.01 $24 / $36 NR
5K - 2nd Grade Tu 1/16 - 2/27 (No class 2/20) 5:45 - 6:30 pm 104301.01
Donâ€™t have any more room on the refrigerator for your childâ€™s artwork? Thatâ€™s no problem with this class; your childâ€™s creation is made entirely out of yummy treats. Your child is allowed to play with their food in this class to create one of kind masterpieces. Your child will be inspired by a story of the day in order to create their edible that can be made of a variety of delicious ingredients.
6th - 8th Grade Looking to be independent in the kitchen, maybe even surprise your family with a self-cooked meal? Jenny Schaefer will lead the way in the kitchen by sharing recipes, kitchen safety tips and cooking tricks to be successful in the kitchen. Learn cooking terms, proper measuring techniques, and manners while creating a meal ďŹ t to satisfy your cravings. McKinley Fieldhouse M 2/5 - 3/12 6 - 7 pm 104305.01
3rd - 5th Grade Tu 3/13 - 4/24 (No class 4/3) 5:45 - 6:30 pm 104301.02
$30 / $45 NR
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Youth Enrichment American Red Cross Babysitting
Looking for a way for your child to improve their confidence? In this traditional martial arts program, 2nd Degree Black Belt instructors Sam & Johannah Lee will teach children traditional martial arts, Muay Thai kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This class is designed to improve your child’s large and fine motor skills while building character qualities such as confidence, leadership, respect and discipline. A $20 belt fee at the end of the session is optional for students wishing to earn rank and become a black belt someday.
General Mitchell Elementary MPR
M - 1/29 - 3/19 (No class 2/19, 3/12) 3 - 4 years 6 - 6:30 pm
5 - 6 years 6:35 - 7:05 pm 7 years & Up 7:10 - 7:55 pm M - 4/9 - 5/14 3 - 4 years 6 - 6:30 pm
5 - 6 years 6:35 - 7:05 pm 7 years & Up 7:10 - 7:55 pm $45 / $68 NR
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Babysitting is one of the most important jobs a young person will ever have. Babysitting can be a lot of fun but the responsibility of it should never be taken lightly. This course is open to boys and girls 10 years and above and will include instruction based around four themes: Leadership, Safety and Safe Play, Basic Care and First Aid (including rescue breathing). Instructors: Ramona Kaiser or Becca Bojarski, Red Cross Certified Horace Mann Elementary W 1/17 - 1/31 5:30 - 7:40 pm W 3/7 - 3/21 5:30 - 7:40 pm
W 4/11 - 4/25 5:30 - 7:40 pm $60 / $90 NR
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Special One Day Session!! Please bring a bag lunch for this session. 8:30 am - 3 pm M 1/22 Sa 3/10 Th 3/29 Sa 4/14 $55 / $83 NR
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Young Rembrandts 5K - 5th Grade
Young Rembrandts will teach the drawing skills children need by introducing concrete ideas and techniques that enlarge and enrich their visual vocabularies, their imaginations and their minds. Based on an acclaimed step-by-step drawing method that is designed to tap into the three modalities children use to learn: visual, auditory and tactile/kinesthetic. Young Rembrandts celebrates each child’s accomplishment according to individual development. 3:35 - 4:35 pm
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Hoover W 3/7 - 3/28
Walker W 4/18 - 5/9
Wilson Tu 3/6 - 3/27
Jeﬀerson Tu 4/17 - 5/8
$49 / $74 NR
8 years & up Learn to draw Manga characters and make your own comics! Join Nick Katzfy in learning how to draw manga style in our multi-part workshop. We’ll learn to draw from the ground up including the basics of character drawing, character design, and all sorts of fun tricks to help you draw cool characters! We’ll also learn interesting ways to put together your own comics - characters, plot lines and more! Horace Mann Elementary W 6:15 - 7:15 pm 3/14 - 3/28 104595.01 4/25 - 5/9 104595.02
$33 / $50 NR
Baton / Trixters Gymnastics
Youth Baton Classes
General Mitchell Elementary Sa 1/6 - 3/24
Intro to Baton: 4 - 6 years with little or no experience 12:15 pm 104112.01 Intro to ½ Time Show: 4 - 8 years variety of baton /dance /props 11:45 am 104112.02 Level 2: 5 - 7 years with some experience 12:45 pm 104112.03 Level 3: 8 - 10 years 1:30 pm 104112.04 Level 4/5: 11 years & up 2:15 pm 104112.05 $50 / $75 NR Additional Cost: Baton (purchased ﬁrst day of class)
4 years & up
Develop your child’s strength, coordination and their conﬁdence through gymnastics. This instructional program focuses on developing gymnastics skills for the uneven bars, balance beams, vault and the ﬂoor. The ﬁrst week we will conduct skill testing which will determine which level your child will be assigned. Instruction is based on 10 students to 1 coach ratio which promotes more individualized attention. Girls should dress in a leotard and boys should wear a snug-ﬁtting t-shirt and shorts. There will be a performance on Saturday, May 5th with a rehearsal on Friday, May 4th. There will be an additional fee for matching costumes/leotards used in the performance. Additional information regarding the performance will be sent home after the classes begin. Due to space limitations in the upper gym, we ask parents to wait in the commons area. We will be hosting a parents’ observation night to view practice.
Baton / Gymnastics
Baton classes are 40 minutes in length. All levels are classiﬁed by age. If ability dictates, a student may be moved to a diﬀerent level if agreed upon by both the parent and the teacher. Classes will be taught by members of the West Allis Diamond Twirlers Team. The ½ Time Show Class is a great way to see what your child may be interested in doing. It covers a little baton, dance, and props. A Showcase, is the last event for the Baton Class Season and will be held in March 2018. Costumes are an optional item for this event and would be an additional cost to you. Classes may be combined if enrollment numbers are not met. For more information, please contact Kathy Kugi-Tom at 604-4900 voicemail 5931.
Nathan Hale High, Upper Gym Tu & Th 1/23 - 5/1 (No class 2/20, 4/3, 4/5) 4 - 6 years 6 - 6:40 pm
7 - 9 years 6:45 - 7:25 pm
10 years & Up 7:30 - 8:10 pm $58 / $87 NR
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Extra Skills Practice: 10 years & Up (8 & 9 years, coach referral) 8:15 - 8:45 pm 104125.04 $28 / $42 NR
Diamond Twirlers Baton Competitive Teams
Diamond Twirlers is a club sport activity under the auspices of the West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation and Community Services Department. Our State/Regional Champion Competitive Teams attend dance and baton competitions. Members of the group have used their baton/dance skills to compete not only in dance/baton contests but also in scholarship programs, pageants, and community service roles. The goals of the group are to develop ability within the sport, promote teamwork and leadership skills, and to have fun. The Director is National Baton Twirling Association Registered Judge/Coach Kathy Kugi-Tom. Team placement is based on tryout scores. All students trying out will be placed on a team. Placement is at sole discretion of the Director. Practices are primarily Saturdays, January 6 - July 14, 2018. Additional practices could be added as needed. Schedules will be conﬁrmed once teams are selected. No practices on March 31 & May 26.
General Mitchell Elementary
Tiny Tot Baton Team Juvenile Team Senior/Select Dance Twirl Team Junior/Senior Dance Twirl Team
4 - 8 years 8 - 12 years 11 - 30 years 11 - 30 years
12:45 pm 1:30 pm 3 pm 2:15 pm
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$80 per team - Additional Cost: Batons, Costumes, Accessories & Contest Entry Fees
Family Events / Music Lessons
Join the Easter Bunny and the WAWM RCS Dept. as we celebrate the spring season. We will start oﬀ with a brunch that includes fresh fruit, pancakes, sausage and juice. Following the brunch children will have the opportunity to decorate eggs, create an Easter craft and meet the Easter Bunny. Concluding the Eggstravaganza we will have an egg hunt for the children at Liberty Heights Park (weather permitting). Hop on over for an Egg-citing family event. Horace Mann Elementary Cafeteria Su 3/25 10 am - 12 pm
Advance Reservations $7 Child 118002.01 $5 Adult (Brunch Only) 118002.02 Day of the Event Reservations $10 Child / $7 Adult
Snow Fun Experience 3rd - 8th Grade
Looking for a new way to experience the cold winter day? Join us as we spend a non-school day on the snowy slopes at Sunburst. There is no reason to be scared, participation includes FREE ski or snowboard lessons by trained staﬀ on their instructional slopes. It is important to dress according to the weather; layered clothing is recommended for added warmth. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch labeled with their name. Locker rentals and concessions will be available for purchase during the trip. Spend this snowy non-school day with your friends on the slopes. McKinley Fieldhouse M 2/19 8:30 am - 5 pm (Approximate) With Equipment Rental $55 119000.01 Without Equipment Rental $45 119000.02
4 years & Up
Mother/Daughter Tea Party 4 years & Up
Come dressed in your favorite party dress and have a spot of tea with your special little lady. While sipping either tea or juice and nibbling on ﬁnger sandwiches, snacks and other desserts, enjoy special entertainment, guest appearances and activities for the ladies of the West Allis and West Milwaukee Communities. Franklin Fieldhouse Sa 5/12 10 am - 12 pm 118003.01 Per Couple: $14 / $21 NR $7 for an additional child
Come dressed in your formal wear for a night full of music and laughter. Enjoy a dinner prior to dancing the night away. A photographer will be available for photos for an additional cost. This will be a night that you and your special little someone can look back on the date and smile and laugh together. Lane Intermediate Cafeteria and Auxiliary Gym Sa 2/10 6 - 8 pm 118001.01 Per Couple: $18 / $27 NR $9 for an additional child
Private Music Lessons 3rd Grade - Adult All Band Instruments, Guitar & Piano
Lesson times range between 3:15 - 6:45 pm. Bob Halat or Judy Halat will contact participants prior to ﬁrst lesson to schedule a time.
Frank Lloyd Wright Band Room M 1/8 - 3/5 117100.01 (No lesson 1/15, 1/22, 2/19) 3/12 - 4/23 117100.02 (No lesson 4/2) 4/30 - 6/11 117100.03 (No lesson 5/28) Tu 1/9 - 2/13 2/27- 4/10 (No lesson 4/3) 4/17 - 5/22 W 1/3 - 2/7 2/14 - 3/21 3/28 - 5/9 (No lesson 4/4)
Th 1/4 - 2/8 2/15 - 3/22 4/12 - 5/24 (No lessons 5/17) F 1/5 - 2/9 2/16 - 3/23 4/13 - 5/18
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Bring your own instrument and lesson book. $80 / $120 NR
5K - 1st Grade Soccer West Milwaukee Intermediate
"Little Strikers" - Girls 105702.02 Saturday Early Afternoon/Afternoons
"Little Strikers" - Boys 105702.01 Saturday Morning/Early Afternoons
2nd - 3rd Grade Soccer
Horace Mann Elementary
"United" Boys 105702.03 Saturday Morning/Early Afternoons
Be a part of indoor soccer, “Futsal”. This league is a progression of your soccer skills incorporating boundaries and game strategy. We will focus on footwork, controlling the ball, passing, teamwork, participation, sportsmanship and FUN!! All abilities and skill levels are encouraged to GET INVOLVED.
4th - 5th Grade Futsal Lane Intermediate
"World Cup" Girls Saturday Early Afternoons
"World Cup" Boys Saturday Mornings
6th - 8th Grade Futsal Lane Intermediate
Coaches meeting will take place following the draft. *Players will be contacted by a coach with practice information following the draft.
“Inferno” Girls Saturday Afternoons **Mandatory Draft on 3/10 9:30 - 10:30 am
“Inferno” Boys Saturday Early Afternoons **Mandatory Draft on 3/10 6th grade - 11 - 12 pm 7th / 8th grade - 12 - 1 pm
Parent coaches are needed for 5K - 8th Grade
All coaches are required to ﬁll out a volunteer background check prior to being approved to coach. All 5K - 5th grade coaches MUST attend the meeting Tuesday, March 6th, 6 pm at Lane Intermediate Cafeteria. Parents will be contacted by phone by a coach or Recreation Department staﬀ person following the coaches meeting Tuesday, March 6th with practice information for Saturday, March 10th.
$30 / $45 NR Early Bird $35 / $50 NR After 3/2
Soccer Skills Clinic - 6th, 7th and 8th Grade
WAWM RCS Department in partnership with West Allis Parkland Soccer is conducting an indoor soccer skills clinic. The program is designed for anyone interested in improving their foot skills, game strategies, having fun, and preparing themselves for game situations and the outdoor season. Game play will be incorporated as skills progress. All skills and abilities are welcome. Instruction provided by Lane Intermediate high school coaches, Division I college, and/or Professional Fridays 1/26 - 2/23 experience as players or coaches. You will not want to miss out on this 6 - 7:30 pm 105710.01 excellent opportunity to better your skills and prepare yourself for the outdoor season. $15 / $23 NR
"United" Girls Saturday Early Afternoons
3/10 - 5/12 (No games 3/31 & 4/7)
Don’t miss out on an AWESOME instructional soccer league for 5K - 3rd graders. Leagues will focus on participation, skill development, teamwork, sportsmanship and FUN. The WAWM RCS Department has the right to combine leagues or move locations for the beneﬁt of the program.
Dodgeball League 2nd - 8th Grade
Catlike reflexes? Enjoy having a good time with friends? Join the dodge ball league where each night teams will be randomly chosen and a variety of different forms of dodge ball will be played. This league is only games, there will be no practices. Leagues may be combined based on enrollment. For more information, contact Amanda Schwichtenberg at 604-4963.
Jr. Bulldog & Jr. Huskie Tackle Football 5th - 8th Grade
Registration is currently taking place for anyone interested in playing youth tackle football for the 2018 - 2019 school year . For more information call the athletic director at the school or visit the website below. Registration forms are available at all intermediate schools. If registering online at wawmrec.com, enter â€œJrâ€? in the keyword search for quick access.
WA Central - wacbulldogs.com
Nathan Hale - halejrhuskiesfootball.com
Horace Mann Elementary
105800.01 6 - 7 pm
4th Grade F 3/2 - 3/23
105800.03 6 - 7 pm
2nd Grade F 2/2 - 2/23 3rd Grade F 2/2 - 2/23
5th Grade F 3/2 - 3/23 6th - 8th Grade F 3/2 - 3/23 $12 / $18 NR
105800.02 7 - 8 pm
105800.04 7 - 8 pm 105800.05 8 - 9 pm
West Allis Central Youth Wrestling 5 years - 8th Grade
Develop wrestling skills the Bulldog Way. The program is open to participants who live in the Central attendance area and non-residents, who live outside the school district. Wrestlers may compete in tournaments that will be announced at weekly practices. Participants will be grouped by age and experience. Registration is available online or in-person at the WAWM RCS. Please make all checks payable to WA-WM Recreation Department. WA Central Wrestling Room 11/28 - 3/22 Beginners Tu/Th 6 - 7 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Tu/Th 7 - 8:30 pm JRWACWR.02 $75 / $100 NR
Nathan Hale Youth Wrestling
5 years - 8th Grade
Discover and develop new wrestling skills under the direction of the Nathan Hale wrestling program. The program is open to participants that live within the Nathan Hale attendance area. Registration is available online or in person at the WAWM RCS Department. Please make checks payable to WA-WM Recreation Department. Nathan Hale Upper Gym
5 - 7 years 12/4 - 1/31 M/W 6 - 7 pm JRNHWR.01 $50
8 years - 8th Grade M/W 7 - 8:30 pm $100
11/27 - 3/21 JRNHWR.02
6th - 8th Grade Volleyball Leagues
There will be one practice per week and a game. Players must register as individuals and will be placed on teams at their mandatory draft/clinic. Teams are coached by volunteer parents or interested adults. All coaches are required to ﬁll out a volunteer background check prior to being approved to coach. Please indicate when signing up if you are interested in coaching. Coaches need to be present at draft. Coaches meeting will take place right after draft. Players will be contacted with practice information following the draft. For more information contact Cory Thompson at 604-4959 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1/13 - 3/3
Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate Games will be Saturday afternoons Mandatory draft clinics 6th graders report at 10 am 7th graders report at 11 am 8th graders report at 12 pm 105140.01 105140.02
$35 / $53 NR Earlybird $40 / $58 NR after 1/11
Wanted.... Youth Soccer and Basketball Officials
Adults, college and high school students interested in officiating youth soccer and basketball are encouraged to apply. Must be at least 14 years of age. To apply, fill out an application at 1205 S. 70th, or find the application online at www.wawmrec.com. For more information contact Cory Thompson, 604-4959.
COMING IN SUMMER Please watch for our Summer Activity Guide which will come out in early April. Sign up will begin at that time for: Boys and Girls Outdoor Soccer, Baseball, Softball & Tennis
Horace Mann Elementary Games will be Thursday evenings. Mandatory draft clinic Thursday, April 12 at 6 pm 6th, 7th & 8th grade
$22 / $33 NR Earlybird $27 / $38 NR after 4/6
WAWM RCS Department Annual Free Throw Contest
The Annual Free Throw Contest will be held Wednesday, February 28, West Allis Central Fieldhouse, 8516 W. Lincoln Ave. from 7 - 8:30 pm. Winners in the boys and girls 3rd - 8th grade divisions qualify for the SEPRC (Southeast Park and Recreation Council) Free Throw Tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at West Allis Central hosted by your WAWM RCS Department.
Just in time for the Holidays!! GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE Looking for a GREAT Gift Idea?
Give the unique gift of Fun, Fitness, Adventure, Learning and so much more! Gift Certiﬁcates can be purchased at the Recreation Department for any denomination. They don’t expire and can be redeemed at our oﬃce or online. (purchases only with cash or credit card)
6th - 7th grade 8th grade
4/12 - 5/10
Intermediate School Athletics Winter-Spring Sports
Athletics are open to all 6th - 8th grade students that live in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District. Student-Athletes will work on building their fundamentals, teamwork, and leadership skills while representing their school against local schools based on the conference their sport competes in. All participants must register with their attedance area school. All student-athletes will need a physical on ﬁle before participating in either the ﬁrst day of tryouts or the ﬁrst practice. If tryouts are required, participation fees will be due after the teams are announced. Practices take place at the school you are registered at and scheduled in season between the hours of 3pm-5pm. Bus transportation will be provided for athletes to all away competitions. **On our reregistration page enter “IS” in “keyword search” to bring up Intermediate School Sports.
Girls Basketball (Tryouts Required) Wrestling
Girls Volleyball Coed Track
Poms (Tryouts Required)
Early January - Mid March Mid January - Early March Mid march - Mid April
Mid April - Early June August - Early March (Tryouts in Early August)
For more information, please contact Cory Thompson, Youth Sports Manager at 604-4959 or via email at email@example.com.
$35 participation fee per each sport
High School Intramurals 9th - 12th Grade
Do you want to just chill and be active with your friends? Then be a part of our fun and relaxed high school intramural sport programs. There are only games and you get to pick your own teammates!! Look in your school main office, Athletic Department office, visit us on Facebook or our website at www.wawmrec.com for registration. For more information contact Program Manager, Cory Thompson at 604-4959 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Dates and locations to be determined based on number of teams registered. Indoor Futsal Soccer League December - January Boys: 105730.01 Girls: 105730.02
Boys Basketball: January - March Coed Basketball: March - April
**Get your team together and sign up today!
$25 per player
If interested in volunteering or have questions please contact Kyle Holbach at 604-4951 or email@example.com
Wednesday Bingo Night 8 years & up
Spring SUPER HERO’S Dance
Who’s your favorite super hero? Well on this night you get to be them! Dress up like your favorite character and let’s have some fun. There will be music, dancing, and more. Snacks will be provided. Volunteers are needed and will be subject to a background check beforehand.
Guess what night it is? It’s Wednesday Bingo Night! Sign up now for this awesome relaxing environment for participants with disabilities. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Franklin Fieldhouse W 2/14, 2/28, 3/14, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25 6 - 7:30 pm 113002.01 $21 / $32 NR
$10 / $15 NR
Community Based Transition Program
Join the Community Based Transition Program which serves adults, ages 18 and older with special needs. This recreation program provides experiences which focus on the areas of daily living skills, personal/social skills, leisure/ recreation skills and vocational skills. We meet Mon - Wed, 9 am - 2 pm at Franklin Fieldhouse, Thursdays, 9 am - 2 pm Bowling and on Fridays, 9 am - 2 pm at Southwest YMCA. All participants must be able to provide their own transportation, be independent in personal care and able to work in a group setting. Please call or email Kyle Holbach to obtain a registration form. Fees are based on the amount of activities and days a participant attends. The Transition Program is in need of volunteers. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. All volunteers are subject to a confidential background check. The Transition Program is IRIS / ILIFE approved.
West Allis Special Olympics
Become involved!! Special Olympics provides year round opportunities for exercise, sports trainings and athletic competitions for persons 8 years & up with cognitive disabilities. For more information regarding sports available or to become a coach or volunteer contact Claudia Derringer at 257-4610.
14 years & up
For over 15 years the teachers of WAWM and the WAWM RCS Department present the Snowball Dinner and Dance! The dance is for all high school students in special education, all participants of the Community-Based Transition Program, and any graduates or friends! Please dress in Semi-Formal Attire. Dinner 6 - 6:30 pm and Dance 6:30 - 8:30 pm Due to kind and generous donations in 2017 from the Recreation Department, Special Education department, PTA from Irving, Nathan Hale, Central and SEPTA, we are able to put this on without charge, donations of $5 per person are greatly appreciated.
Franklin Fieldhouse Th 4/26 6 - 8 pm 113020.01
Snowball Dinner & Dance
Nathan Hale Cafeteria F 2/16 Registration only Registration & $5 donation
Out Of School Time Programs
For more information, contact Elizabeth Breitenfeldt, 604-4968 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Make School Breaks Fun!
The WAWM RCS Dept. will offer a series of day camps when school is not in session. Camps are hosted at Horace Mann and open to all students in 4K - 5th grade. Registration is on a ﬁrst come, ﬁrst served basis and camp dates often ﬁll. Informational ﬂyers will be distributed through WAWM Schools and at Afterschool Action 330.
2017 - 2018 Camp Dates Look for Non-School Day Camp information on our website and Facebook page. December 26, 27, 28, 29 January 2, 15, 22 February 19, 20 March 29 April 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 May 25 Per Day: $29 / $58 NR Sign up for 2nd Semester Today!
Afterschool Action 300
Afterschool Action 330
Elementary Afterschool Program
We want your kids to have fun! WAWM RCS Dept. oﬀers Afterschool Programs located at all elementary schools. Action 330 runs Monday - Friday when school is in session, from the end of the school day until 5:30 pm. Action 330 is a recreation based program keeping kids active and socially engaged. Participants check in, receive a daily nutritional snack and then programming begins. Daily activities include supervised play, organized gym/outdoor activities, and arts & crafts. Participants are able to leave once checked out by their designated parent or guardian.
Intermediate Afterschool Program
A fun way to end the school day! WAWM RCS Dept. oﬀers Afterschool Programs located at all Intermediate Schools. Action 300 runs Monday Friday when school is in session, from the end of the school day until 5:30 pm. Action 300 is a recreation based program. As part of the program participants will receive a snack, have the opportunity to engage with friends and have access to gyms and outdoor areas. Action 300 participants are able to leave once checked out by their designated parent or guardian or with a signed permission slip allowing them to leave independently.
Behavioral expectations parallel school expectations, participants who do not adhere to behavior expectations may be dismissed from the program. When calling in an absence/change of plans at your school please state that the Action program should be notiﬁed. You can register online at www.wawmrec.com, by phone at 604-4900, or in person at 1205 S. 70th Street, Monday through Friday 8 am - 5 pm. Registration forms are located at sites, online or at the WAWM RCS Dept. Registration forms are not accepted at the schools. The registration fee is $95 per semester or $180 per year. Please contact WAWM RCS Dept. for additional payment information. The fee does not change no matter how many days are attended or date of enrollment. Second semester begins Tuesday, January 23, 2018. For those that register after the program begins, there is a one business day wait before attending. Phone numbers are only operational during program hours. Franklin General Mitchell Hoover Horace Mann
550-3516 254-9157 588-1459 651-7104
Irving Jeﬀerson Longfellow Madison
254-9235 531-3346 416-3154 588-1475
Pershing Walker Wilson
254-6961 254-7986 254-7607
Frank Lloyd Wright 604-3417 Lane 659-3932 West Milwaukee 254-1314
Franklin & Jeﬀerson were CLC programs in the 16-17 school year. Program expectations and fees will now align with After School Action program.
Modern life is stressful. This class is designed to help you relax in body, mind, and spirit. Move mindfully and slowly through postures that will help you access the deep state of calm that resides in each of us. The class is appropriate for everyone who can move comfortably on and oﬀ the ﬂoor. Each class will end with a guided mindful meditation and Savasana (Yoga pose) for maximum beneﬁt. Bring a water bottle and mat to class. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200 Recreation Center M 1/8 - 5/21 (No class 4/2) 7 - 8 pm 108110.01 $76 / $114 NR
Cardio Yoga for Strength
Recreation Center Tu 1/9 - 5/22 (No class 2/20, 4/3) 5 - 5:45 pm 108110.02 $54 / $81 NR
Enhance strength and stamina in this medium-paced class designed to bring your practice to the next level. Work up a sweat as we ﬂow through sun salutations and learn deeper holds and binds. A little faster, a little funkier, but still designed to help you ﬁnd your zen through movement. Please bring a mat and water. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200 Recreation Center Tu 1/9 - 5/22 (No class 2/20, 4/3) 6 - 7 pm 108110.03 $72 / $108 NR
Happy Hour Yoga
All levels welcome for this fun class where we ﬂow through sun salutations, standing, seated and prone postures designed to create a sense of happiness and well being. Yoga is a science that helps us feel better in our bodies and minds. Modiﬁcations are always oﬀered, so this class is suitable for anyone who can comfortably get on and oﬀ the ﬂoor. Please bring a mat and water. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200
Recreation Center W 5:30 - 6:30 pm 1/10 - 3/7 108110.04 3/21 - 5/23 (No class 4/4) 108110.05 $36 / $54 NR
Non-aerobic exercise that tones your entire body. Body ball, weights and exer-bands are provided. Cross training or aerobics shoes and a large towel or exercise mat are required. Instructor: Kay Farber, CPR certiﬁed
Recreation Center M 1/8 - 5/7 (No class 4/2) 6 - 7 pm 108500.01 $68 / $102 NR
W 1/10 - 5/9 (No class 4/4) 6 - 7 pm 108500.02
Gentle Yoga for Healing & Relaxation
Sick? Tired? Sick & Tired? My favorite classes combine! Whether you're dealing with a chronic illness, injury, or just need permission to chill, this class is for you. Enhance mobility and reduce stress with gentle movements and breathing techniques. This class supports the body's natural ability to heal, emphasizing the mind/body connection. Chairs, blocks and straps available for modiﬁcations. Please bring a mat and water. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200 Recreation Center W 1/10 - 5/23 7 - 8 pm (No class 4/4)
$72 / $108 NR
Relax and refresh your body, mind, and spirit while practicing Hatha style Yoga. With an emphasis on proper alignment, you will be able to safely build a stronger core and increase ﬂexibility and balance. ALL levels of experience welcome! Please bring your yoga mat. Instructor: Crystal Perry, RYT-200 Hoover Elementary Gym Th 6 - 7:10 pm 1/11 - 3/22 (No class 3/1) $50 / $75 NR
4/12 - 5/31 (No class 5/10) $35 / $53 NR
The zen and science of yoga combine! Spend a few moments grounding and centering, then get up and get moving! This class is designed to enhance all-over body tone, strength and ﬂexibility. Perfect for strong beginners and intermediates, or people who hate yoga but need yoga. Please bring a mat and water. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Adult Fitness Forever Fit
Chair Yoga For Seniors
Chair Yoga is designed to meet the speciﬁc needs of senior adults and is structured to beneﬁt everyone at any level of health and ﬁtness. Class will include a combination of stretching and breathing exercises designed to relieve stress, calm the mind and increase mobility, balance and body awareness. The Yoga poses used are adapted for senior adults and are done either standing or seated. Chairs will be provided to keep everyone safe and supported. There is no need to bring a Yoga mat. Instructor: Betty Marr
Recreation Center W 10 - 10:45 am 1/10 - 3/7 108001.01 3/21 - 5/23 (No class 4/4) 108001.02
During this class you will improve body composition, ﬂexibility, strength and endurance. Emphasis is on sculpting the muscles of the arms, back, chest, abdominals, gluteals and legs. De-stress with a relaxing stretch at the end. Wear comfortable clothes and cross training shoes. Bring a water bottle. (Hand weights provided.) This non-aerobic workout is perfect for seniors or those needing a less intense workout. Instructors: Judy Staacke, Erika Drilling or Mary Bockhorst Recreation Center Tu 2/6 - 2/27 9:15 - 10:15 am Tu 3/6 - 3/27 9:15 - 10:15 am $16 / $24 NR
Tu 4/10 - 5/15 9:15 - 10:15 am $24 / $36 NR
$27 / $41 NR
Chair Yoga for Healing
This supportive class is designed for people dealing with chronic illness, injury or any other kind of physical limitations. Move through gentle postures to enhance mobility with the support of a chair and other props. Special emphasis will be placed on breathing techniques strengthening the mind/body connection to tap into the body’s natural ability to heal. A guided meditation will end each class. No mat necessary - chair will be provided. Instructor: Susie Melott, RYT200 Recreation Center Tu 10:30 - 11:15 am 1/9 - 5/22 (No class 4/3) 108002.01 $54 / $81 NR
Senior Morning Stretch
Need an easier workout that does not involve aerobic exercise? This is your class. Stretch out and learn to help keep these muscles stretched out. Instructor: Betty Marr Recreation Center M 10 - 10:45 am
1/8 - 3/5 108008.01 3/19 - 5/21 (No class 4/2) 108008.02 $27 / $41 NR
Walk With Ease
No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to reduce the pain of arthritis and safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Scholarships available. WA Central Auditorium Entrance M/W 1/15 - 1/31 6:15 - 7:15 pm M/W 2/12 - 2/28 6:15 - 7:15 pm M/W 3/12 - 3/28 6:15 - 7:15 pm M/W 4/9 - 4/25 6:15 - 7:15 pm
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FLW, Outdoor Track M/W 5/7 - 5/23 6:15 - 7:15 pm 108120.05
$10 / $15 NR Includes book and pedometer *Scholarships available: Please contact Linda or Shelly at 604-4900.
“Zumba® ” is a high energy class combined with motivating music and unique moves that allow you to dance away your worries while getting a great overall body workout. Zumba® fuses Latin and International music with dance themes creating an easy to follow energizing experience. Dress comfortably and wear athletic shoes.
Lane Intermediate Gym M 1/8 - 5/21 (No class 4/2) Jill Farina,
Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning & NETA
6 - 7 pm
$76 / $114 NR
$60 / $90 NR
Come develop new skills and a strong core with instructor Joe Gorichanaz as you burn a ton of calories in this ﬁerce but fun kickboxing class. Easy to follow combinations of upper body strikes, blocks and athletic drills make up this killer cardio workout.
Franklin Fieldhouse M 6 - 7 pm 1/8 - 3/5 108132.01 3/19 - 5/21 (No class 4/2) 108132.02 $36 / $54 NR
Come work on your CORE (or middle section). Trim your middle section and increase your strength through power packed exercises in 30 minutes. Instructor: Betty Marr
Line Dance Fitness Class
Come join us for some fun exercise and learn awesome line dances. You can Wobble, Slide, Hustle, Cha Cha, and Tush Push those calories away! No dance experience needed. You will learn these dances as we go. Energy, fun, a bottle of water and your tennis shoes are all you need! Come prepared to have a good time, laugh and love every minute of this cardio class. Instructor: Vicki Francolucci, Certiﬁed in Group Fitness, Spin, Zumba & Stability Ball
Lane Intermediate Th 6 - 7 pm 1/11 - 3/8 (No class 2/15) 3/22 - 5/24 (No class 4/5, 5/17)
$32 / $48 NR
Belly Dance is on winter break and will be back for Summer!
Lane Intermediate Tu 5:45 - 6:15 pm 1/9 - 3/6 108805.01 3/20 - 5/22 (No class 4/3) 108805.02 $18 / $27 NR
“Deﬁne” Butz, Gutz and Weights
If you want work on your CORE, ABS and LOWER BODY, then “DEFINE” is your class. You will target those areas in class while having a great time. Instructors: Vicki Francolucci or Betty Marr Lane Intermediate
Tu 6:30 - 7:30 pm 1/9 - 3/6 108800.01 3/20 - 5/22 (No class 4/3) 108800.02 $36 / $54 NR
Fiercely fun dance ﬁtness workout class based on pop, rock, and hip hop music taught by Certiﬁed Fitness professionals. The WERQ® warm up previews the dance steps used in class and the WERQ® cool down includes balance and yoga-inspired poses. Are you ready to WERQ? Instructors: Dana Peck or Brooke McMillin Madison Elementary Gym
Tu 1/9 - 5/22 (No class 2/20, 4/3, 4/17) 6 - 7 pm 108211.01 $68 / $102 NR
Th 1/11 - 5/17 (No class 4/5) 6 - 7 pm 108211.02 $72 / $108 NR
Irving Elementary Gym Th 1/11 - 5/10 (No class 2/22, 3/8, 4/5) Joe Gorichanaz 6 - 7 pm 108100.02
Ultimate Cardio Dance Fitness Party
Perfect for everybody and every BODY! Dance ﬁtness classes are often called ﬁtness in disguise. A total workout combining all elements of ﬁtness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and ﬂexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesomeness each time you leave class. Enjoy cardio dancing to Latin and World rhythm beat, hottest pop and hip hop music and Bollywood inspired moves with the hottest music from around the world. Instructors: Jackie Smith or Chris Jansen Frank Lloyd Wright Upper Gym Th 7 - 7:50 pm 1/11 - 3/8 108203.01 3/15 - 5/24 108203.02 (No class 3/29, 4/5)
$27 / $41 NR
Dance Rhythm Bootcamp
Physical ﬁtness comes in varied degrees. Dance rhythm bootcamp will provide you with ﬁtness that moves you with the music. It will incorporate rhythm by using toning sticks or drumsticks. The bootcamp will be a variety of diﬀerent activities using varied pieces of equipment. This class will move you and make you rethink how you work out. Come for the variety, stay because it moves you! Come give it a try. Instructors: Jackie Smith or Kathleen Barbian Frank Lloyd Wright Upper Gym W 7 - 7:50 pm 1/10 - 3/7 108700.01 3/14 - 5/23 108700.02 (No class 3/28, 4/4) $27 / $41 NR
Tone muscles and build cardiovascular strength with a 30 minute indoor cycling class followed by a 30 minute stretch yoga class. A perfect blend for anyone who wants a full body workout in a new and fun way. Feel the beneﬁts of both classes with instructors Melissa Olenchek and Susie Melott. Bring a water bottle and mat to class. Recreation Center M 1/8 - 5/21(No class 4/2) 5:45 - 6:45 pm 108403.01 $76 / $114 NR
Spin your way into FITNESS! Group cycling will help you burn calories, build strength and gain endurance. Your instructors will take you on a ride using varying pedaling speed and resistance through hills, sprints and drills all while listening to fun music. These indoor cycling classes are designed for all ﬁtness levels. Bring a water bottle. Recreation Center
Tu 1/9 - 5/22 (No class 4/3) 6:15 - 7:15 pm 108400.01 MaryAnn Batchelor
W 1/10 - 5/23 (No class 4/4) 6 - 7 pm 108400.02 Mike Hanrahan Strength & Endurance Advanced spinners workout Hills, Sprints, Ladders & more to maximize conditioning. Towel is recommended. Th 1/11 - 5/24 (No class 4/5) 6 - 7 pm 108400.03 MaryAnn Batchelor $76 / $114 NR
Sa 1/13 - 5/19 (No class 3/31) 9 - 9:45 am 108400.04 Melissa Olenchek $54 / $81 NR
POUND is a full-body cardio jam session, combining light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The workout fuses cardio, Pilates, strength movements, plyometrics, and isometric poses. Through continual upper body motion using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks called Ripstix, you’ll turn into a calorie torching drummer, POUNDing oﬀ pounds as each song ﬂies by! Instructor: Shawna Jesse Recreation Center Th 6 - 6:45 pm 1/11 - 3/15 $40 / $60 NR 4/12 - 5/17 $24 / $36 NR
Burns up to 1,000 calories in 50 minutes!
Experience this total body "plateau-proof ﬁtness formula" workout utilizing resistance and cardio training. R.I.P.P.E.D. combines Resistance, Intervals, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and Diet components to strengthen muscles and greatly improve the cardiovascular system in ways that are fun, safe & eﬀective. Go from unhealthy, unﬁt & tired to healthy, strong & energetic! Modiﬁcations given so all can participate. Bring a mat & water bottle. Wear cross training shoes. Instructor: Karen Lawton, RIPPED, NETA, SAFE Certiﬁed
Tu 6 - 7 pm 1/9 - 3/6 108600.01 3/13 - 5/15 (No class 4/3) 108600.02 Th 6 - 7 pm 1/11 - 3/8 108600.03 3/15 - 5/17 (No class 4/5) 108600.04
$36 / $54 NR
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Please contact Dustin Smith at 604-4938 or email@example.com for more information. 55+ Softball Spring Training WAWM RCS Department’s Pickleball 44th Annual Alumni Basketball The WAWM RCS is proud to Pickleball is one of the fastest and Volleyball Tournaments growing sports in America. Now is announce a new oﬀering for your chance to learn more about this up and coming sport. Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton. The court is smaller than a tennis court and therefore easier for adults to play than traditional tennis. The "racquet" is a paddle, and the ball looks like a wiﬄeball. Learn the basic rules, shots, and strategies of this fun sport.
Men’s Basketball Division 2 Hale 2001
The Milwaukee Table Tennis Club offers open play every Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm and every Sunday from 1 to 4 pm at Irving Elementary. It is open to everyone for a nominal fee to be paid at the door. All ages and levels of play are welcome.
Calling all graduates from West Allis Central, Nathan Hale, West Milwaukee or Dottke, get your team together and enter the 2017 Alumni Men’s Basketball or Coed Volleyball tournaments! You do not have to be a former player on your high school team. Players just need to be a graduate of one of our district high schools. Get your high school friends together and become part of this year’s tournament. The dates for this year’s tournament are December 27th and 28th. The Men’s Basketball tournament will be comprised of three divisions. Division I will be made up of teams graduating from the same high school and year from 2007 - present. Division II will be made up of teams graduating from 2006 - 1997. Teams must be formed from the same high school and may combine two consecutive years in the 1997 - 2006 graduating classes. Division III, 1996 and earlier, teams may combine as many years and schools as needed. This years basketball tournament will be held at multiple locations throughout the district. Coed volleyball teams can combine high schools and years as needed to form a team. If you are interested please contact Dustin Smith at 604-4938 or firstname.lastname@example.org or online wawmsd.org to receive registration information. Congrats to our 2016 Champions
Men’s Basketball Division 1 Hale 2016
Lane Intermediate Tu 3/6 - 4/17 (No class 4/3) 6:30 - 7:30 pm 107105.01 $25 / $38 NR
players who wants get ready for the upcoming season. Anyone over the age of 55 is eligible to register for Spring Training. Players will be able to use the gym to throw, catch, ﬁeld ground balls and take some swings in this open gym format. Participants must register ahead of time in order to take part. No walk-ins allowed. Players are encouraged to sign up for the WAWM 55 and over softball leagues, as well. Lane Intermediate W 2/28 - 3/28 6 - 7:30pm $10 / $20 NR
Open Badminton and Pickleball
Open Badminton and Pickleball will take place on Monday evenings. All ages and abilities are welcome to participate. Equipment will be provided for those who need it. Please be advised that cancellations may occur without notice due to school events. Lane Intermediate M 11/20 - 3/26
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Fee per night: $2 / $3 NR
Open Table Tennis
Adult Sports Free Agents
Free agents are individuals who have not been able to form a team of their own but are looking to participate. On occasion there are teams that are a person or two short, or there are individuals looking for a team to play on. That's where our free agent program comes in! If you are an individual looking for a team, contact Dustin Smith at email@example.com 414-604-4938 to register as a free agent. Your free agent contact information may be provided to teams that request it and it will also be made available at the manager’s meeting prior to the season. Joining the free agent list does not guarantee placement on a team.
Adult Sport Leagues
Please contact Dustin Smith at 604-4938 - firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Adult Men’s Spring Basketball
Adult Volleyball League
The 2018 Winter Volleyball Leagues will start in early January. Leagues will take place at Frank Lloyd Wright and Lane. Team registration will begin December 4th.
Did you not get enough basketball this winter? Well, we have a league for you. Get your team registered for a new Spring Men’s Basketball League. The season will start April 10th and take place at Dottke intermediate (formally Lincoln) Registration will be open for all teams on February 5th. Visit our website at www.wawmrec.com for registration information.
Mondays: FLW - Coed League Wednesdays: FLW - Women’s A Wednesdays: FLW/Lane - Women’s B Wanted: Adult Sports Oﬃcials Thursdays: FLW - Men’s
Adult Coed Kickball League
Adult Coed Sand Volleyball League
Want to have fun with friends in the sun and sand? Come join us this summer for sand volleyball. We play mid-May through July, 6:30 pm Thursdays at Liberty Heights Park. Registration is being taken for all coed teams.
Join us for another summer of softball. Visit our website at www.wawmrec.com under adult sports for registration information. The 2018 summer softball season will start the week of April 9th. We oﬀer the following leagues: Men’s - Liberty Heights Park Monday thru Thursday
Men’s - Thomson Field, West Allis Athletic Complex (WAAC) Monday thru Friday Co-Rec - Dorow Field Friday Returning team deadline: Friday, February 16
Open Registration begins: Monday, February 19
Coed Pumpkin Ball League (16 inch softball)
Pumpkins are invading the baseball ﬁelds of West Allis!! The WAWM RCS is happy to announce our inaugural season of Pumpkin Ball. Pumpkin Ball has been popular in the Chicago area as far back as the early 1900’s. Now it is making its way to West Allis. Pumpkin Ball is played the same as a regular softball game. The main diﬀerence is there are no gloves and the game is played with at 16 inch diameter softball. Games will take place Friday evenings at Dorow Field. The season will be six weeks in length starting June 22nd. This is a coed league so teams must have equal numbers of men and women playing at a time.
55+ Softball League
The WAWM RCS Department is proud to announce another season of the 55+ slowpitch softball league. Anyone over the age of 55 is eligible to play in this fun and recreational league. Games will take place at the West Allis Athletic Complex. The season runs from May - August. The price includes a team jersey. Mondays Tuesdays Fridays
$20 / $40 NR
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The BIG red ball is making a comeback as the ultimate adult recreational sport! This twist on the grade school classic is a fun-for-everyone game that's the perfect excuse to just get out and have a good time. Kickball is played on a baseball diamond. Game play consists of 10 players on the ﬁeld (a minimum of ﬁve of each gender is required). Coed Kickball begins mid-May on Thursday evenings at the West Allis Athletic Complex.
The WAWM RCS Department is looking for experienced adult sports oﬃcials for softball, volleyball, basketball and kickball. If you are interested, please contact Dustin Smith to receive an application.
Oil & Acrylic Painting
Allow your creativity to be guided by Evelyn Wessel in this hands-on painting course. Projects are chosen to introduce you to new techniques like shading, highlighting, color contrast, stroke work, brush loading and much more. Students are responsible for their own supplies, which is approximately $40. Supplies can be purchased from Evelyn at the first day of class. McKinley Fieldhouse W 1/24 - 3/21 6:30 - 9:30 pm F 1/26 - 3/23 9 am - 12 pm $50 / $75 NR
Make Your Own Non-Toxic Household Cleaners
Many household cleaning products are expensive and some can be harmful to our health. Learn some health and safety concerns involving household cleaning products, and ways to minimize these concerns. There are non-toxic cleaners that can be made at home that work and, at the same time, save money. You will have the opportunity to make 2 household cleaners to take home and receive samples for other easy to make, safe and eﬀective cleaning products. Recipes range from all-purpose cleaners to clothes and dishwasher soaps. McKinley Fieldhouse Th 2/22 6:15 - 8:15 pm 106505.01 $22 / $33 NR
Adult Enrichment Introduction to Knitting
The Greater Milwaukee Knitting Guild will help guide you in this journey of knitting. Some of the basic techniques that will be covered are purling, casting on, binding oﬀ, increasing and decreasing. Needles and practice yarn are included in the class fee. Once you have mastered the basic skills, you can move on to creating dish cloths, scarves or many other projects of your choice. Lane Intermediate Cafeteria M 1/22 - 2/12 6 - 8 pm 106500.01 $30 / $45 NR
Sock It to Me
It may be cold outside, but your toes will be nice and warm in your newly knitted socks. The Greater Milwaukee Knitting Guild is excited to guide you on creating a sock that you would be proud to wear or share. Learn sock anatomy and make a pair of adult cuﬀ down socks with a Gusset and Kitchener stitch. Additional materials will need to be purchased for this class, the material list will be sent after your registration. Lane Intermediate Cafeteria M 3/12 - 4/16 (No class 4/2) 6 - 8 pm 106500.02 $38 / $57 NR
Looking for a framework to manage your investments, such as in a 401k or IRA? Not sure what is in your portfolio? Many investors, concerned with safely growing their assets, spend time understanding the basics. In this class you will have the opportunity to learn fundamental principles of investing taught using the theories of Benjamin Graham, billionaire Warren Buﬀett’s mentor. We will use Benjamin Graham's classic book The Intelligent Investor, which Warren Buﬀett calls the best book on investing ever written. Lane Intermediate Cafeteria Tu 6 - 7:30 pm 2/20 106710.01 4/10 106710.02 $6 / $9 NR
Composting with Worms in Bins
16 years & up Time to start composting – with a worm bin! It’s a way to produce nutrients to help indoor or outdoor plants. Worms are kept inside so there aren’t so many trips to the compost bin in the winter. Because it’s indoors, the compost is bug free for indoor plants. It won’t smell or cause problems if the worms are happy. If you ﬁsh, it’s an easy way to have bait always at hand. Worm composting can be a great family project. Instructions, worm bin, bedding and worms included. You leave with a working worm bin! McKinley Fieldhouse Th 3/15 6:30 - 8 pm 106504.01 $32 / $48 NR
Adult Golf Lessons
Fore! Is that a common phrase in your golf game? No worries, professional golf instructor, Jim Rewolinski, will cover the fundamentals and then some to help you shape your golf game for the next upcoming season. Please bring your own clubs. The lesson plan consists of 2 trips to the golf range, 1 trip to the practice green and 1 trip to three practice holes at Deer Haven Golf Club. Participants will be responsible to purchase practice balls and pay practice green fees during lessons, additional costs may vary depending on basket sizes. Minimize your “duﬀ” shots by joining us! For weather cancellations, please call Deer Haven Golf Club at 262-650-0760. 19180 W Cleveland Ave. Adult Beginners M 4/9 - 5/14 5:30 - 6:30 pm 107600.01 W 4/11 - 5/16 5:30 - 6:30 pm 107600.02
$30 / $45 NR
Aikido is one of the best kept secrets in martial arts. This Japanese art of self-defense employs locks, throws and holds utilizing the principle of nonresistance to cause an opponent’s momentum to work against them. Join Matthew Fanning, a district educator and a member of the Midwest Tomiki Aikido Yudanshakai, in learning the proper techniques of Aikido. There will be tumbling involved. Similar to other martial arts programs, Aikido is a ranking system and students can earn rank as they study this style of martial arts.
Horace Mann Elementary Cafeteria Th 1/18 - 2/22 Beginner: No experience necessary 6:30 - 7:30 pm 106304.01 Intermediate: Green - Blue Belt 7:45 - 8:45 pm 106304.02 Advance: Brown - Black Belt 9 - 9:45 pm 106304.03 Th 4/12 - 5/17 Beginner: No experience necessary 6:30 - 7:30 pm 106304.04 Intermediate: Green - Blue Belt 7:45 - 8:45 pm 106304.05 Advance: Brown - Black Belt 9 - 9:45 pm 106304.06 $25 / $38 NR
Have you noticed more tea shops popping up around town? That’s because herbal teas have many beneﬁts to those who drink it. Nick Nowaczyk, founder of Urbal Tea/Local Milwaukee Herbal Business will discuss herbal actions, remedies and growing and harvesting of the herbs. We will be preparing herbal teas and long infusions in class and will give you the tools of a tea ball and a select blend of Urbal Tea bags to take home. Nathan Hale Rm 167 M 1/22 6:30 - 8 pm
$15 / $23 NR
Essential Oils 101
Feeling stressed? Feeling anxious? Have a mean headache? Join Jill Wessel as she explains the power of essential oils and the most common practices for using them to bring the essence of these botanicals to your life. During the class, we will create Lavender Bath Salts for you to take home. Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 6:30 - 8:30 pm 1/16 106004.01 5/1 106004.02 $15 / $23 NR
Essential Oils 102
Learn more about essential oils, how they can help your home, pets and your family stay well. Essential oils are chemical free and stay clean. If you are tired of visiting your store for the over the counter medicine, essential oils are a great alternative. Jill Wessel and you will create an immunity blend for you to take home. Franklin Fieldhouse Tu 6:30 - 8:30 pm 1/30 106004.03 5/15 106004.04 $15 / $23 NR
Become empowered to stand up for yourself, learn to defend yourself and become more aware of your surroundings. District educator Matthew Fanning will share techniques on how to handle situations that may make you feel vulnerable and share the tools to help you feel more like Superwoman.
Adult Experienced M 4/9 - 5/14 6:30 - 7:30 pm 107600.03 W 4/11 - 5/16 6:30 - 7:30 pm 107600.04
14 Years & Up
Horace Mann Cafeteria F 1/26 6 - 7:30 pm 106302.01 $8 / $12 NR
All Cooking Classes are held at Nathan Hale - Room 167. Enter at the northeast doors by the cafeteria
“Winter-Spring Cooking” Series with Staci Joers
Instructor Staci Joers has an Associate’s Degree from MATC in Restaurant and Hotel Cooking. She has had the privilege of working with many great chefs. Staci will demonstrate how to prepare these recipes and you will observe and sample. Classes are for ages 14 & up. A withdraw from these cooking classes needs to be done at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled class, or no refund will be granted. $24 / $36 NR
Wisconsin Food Favorites
Ask anyone from another state about the food of Wisconsin and they will most likely say “Beer, Cheese, and Brats.” Wisconsin has some incredible local foods, you can choose from an extraordinary array of edibles: produce from cranberries to zucchini; ethnic sausages and grass-fed meats; ﬁsh from lake and stream; and specialties like cream puﬀs and more. Staci Joers will prepare samples of Brat-Stickers with Beer-Soy Dipping Sauce, Captains Steak Joynt-Style Beer Cheese Fondue with Captain “Chips,” Chicken Booyah and Cranberry-Cherry Rustic Tart. These are ﬂavors that will please your family and friends. Tu 1/16 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Updated Irish for the Modern American Home
We’re going to celebrate the “Wearing o’the Green” and St. Patrick’s Day with an evening of Irish culinary history, some traditional Irish dishes and lots of recipes from Staci Joers secret cook book. Some recipes that will be shared are Staci’s version of Corned Beef and Cabbage, Butter Braised Carrots and Potatoes Colcannon and Guinness Cupcakes with Chocolate-Whiskey Filling and Bailey’s Cream Cheese Icing. Tu 3/6 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Backyard Summer Favorites
Staci Joers has some new and fun recipes for you to help you get ready for the summer cooking season. These family-friendly recipes will get everyone excited for summer supper-they’re even better if you eat them al fresco! Tonight, you will sample Peanut Butter-stuﬀed and Bacon wrapped Jalapenos, Beer can Bacon Burgers stuﬀed with Mushrooms, Cheese and Peppers, Backyard Smashed Spuds, Grilled Asparagus and Pound Cake with Fresh Berries and Dark Chocolate. Tu 5/8 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Grilled Cheese & More
Cooked bread and cheese is an ancient food according to food historians, popular across the world in many cultures. The modern version of the grilled cheese sandwich originated in the 1920s. Tonight, we are going beyond the weird yellow cheese squares and taking up a notch. These sandwiches are hearty and delicious, yet still give you that childhood comfort food feeling. Staci Joers will prepare Gluten-free Grilled Cheese on Cauliﬂower “Bread,” Deep-fried Salami and Pickle Grilled Cheese, Whole Grain Grilled Buttermilk Bleu Cheese with Smashed Avocado and Roasted Tomatoes and Brussel Sprout and Mushroom Grilled Cheese with Prosciutto for you to sample. Tu 4/10 6:30 - 8:30 pm 106000.04
We’ll take a peek at the culinary history of a traditional American region, the Deep South. The South is ﬁlled with wonderful foods based on the traditions of many diﬀerent ethnic groups. Staci Joers will create samples for you like Shrimp-n-Grits, Hot Brown’s, Southern Corn Pudding and Shooﬂy Pie. Tu 2/6 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Hands-On Yooper Pasty Cooking Class
Pasty originated with Cornish miners who migrated to Michigan's Upper Peninsula in the 1800s. They brought with them their beloved national dish, the Pasty. The Finnish miners that followed adopted these meat pies as their own, and the Pasty became such a large part of the regional culture that there's an annual Pasty festival in early summer. Have you ever heard of a Pasty? Well, now is the time to get dirty with Staci Joers and create a tasty treat. We're going to chop, dice, slice and bake up a batch of pasties and each person will get to take home 3 to eat or freeze. These delectable pastry pockets are ﬁlled with beef and pork, potatoes, onions, carrots and, of course, rutabaga! M 3/26 6:30 - 8:30 pm $40 / $60 NR
Adult Enrichment / Trips
Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Seminars
Looking for information on parenting best practices? Positive Parenting Seminars provide a grab bag of strategies that work. There are three seminars for parents of children up to 12 years. Choose one topic or try them all! Facilitated by The Parenting Network.
The Power of Positive Parenting: This seminar provides an introduction to the ﬁve key principles of positive parenting. W 2/7 106700.01
Raising Conﬁdent, Competent Children: Examine the role parents play in laying the foundation for children’s success. W 3/7 106700.02 Raising Resilient Children: Learn about emotional resilience, why it’s important for children and how you can help children manage their emotions. W 4/4 106700.03 Nathan Hale Rm 118
6:30 - 8:15 pm
Per Session: $6 / $9 NR
Taming the High Cost of College
Graduation is the happiest time for you and your family, don’t let the moment dim because of the fear of college costs. Brad Baldridge, College Funding Consultant, invites you to attend his workshop and discover how to send your children to college without going broke! You will learn: •How some students attend an expensive private university for LESS •Strategies to qualify for MORE need-based ﬁnancial aid •The best tips when applying for ﬁnancial aid •How to use tax strategies to SAVE on college •The best ways to save money and win scholarships even if you do not qualify for need based aid Come see for yourself how to save money, save time, and reduce stress when applying to and paying for college! 106711.01
$8 / $12 NR
Exploring New Places, Meeting New People and Discovering Our Own Backyard!
GO Pack GO!
Wisconsin is known for a few things: cheese, brats and the Green Bay Packers. Immerse yourself in the history of Lambeau with a guided tour, a visit to the Green Bay Hall of Fame and a home-cooked meal for lunch that’s included. Join us as we visit a piece of Wisconsin history where legends are made. Go Pack Go! Nathan Hale (West Entrance) Sa 4/21 120010.01 8 am - Approximately 5 pm $55 / $83 NR
Madison Food Tour
Are you a foodie that would like to try new cuisine? Travel with us to Madison for a guided food tour of local cuisine that will drive your taste buds crazy. We will travel through Madison on a guided bus tour that will not only ﬁll our tummies but provide us with cuisine knowledge. Nathan Hale (West Entrance) Sa 4/14 9 am - 7 pm 120001.01 $70 per Person
Are you up for an adventure? Allow us plan your trip! You will not know where we are going but we will have your travel itinerary and your experience planned for you. What could the Mystery be, could it be a city, a festival, a museum, a tour, who knows but it will be a good time. We will travel by bus to wherever the Mystery is located. The bus will depart Nathan Hale at 9 am and return to Nathan Hale at approximately ????? Are you ready to solve the Mystery?
Nathan Hale Commons (West Entrance) 9 am - ???? Sa 2/3 120007.01 Su 3/11 120007.02
$35 per person
Nathan Hale Rm 118 W 2/7 7 - 8:30 pm
The West Allis Players
Our winter and spring will be geared for children and families – Come join us!!! All events held at West Allis Central Auditorium 8516 W. Lincoln Avenue Children’s Series
Imagine This 2 pm Saturday, January 27, 2018
Our actors will help our young audience members use their imaginations to create stories, theater games and much more during this interactive event. Geared for children ages 3 & up. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets for this 1 hour event are $5 for all ages and are available at the door. Spring Show
Schoolhouse Rock, Jr. Live! April 27 - 7 pm April 28 - 3 & 7 pm April 29 - 3 pm
The whole family will enjoy this fun and educational musical with songs such as “Conjunction Junction,” “Interjection” and everyone’s favorite, “I am a Bill.” Tickets: $10 for adults $8 for children 12 and under Tickets are available at westallisplayers.org, wawmrec.com and at the door.
Auditions: The cast will be children ages 8 - 18. Auditions will be held February 12 & 13 from 6 - 9 pm Check westallisplayers.org for more details.
Joyful Sounds of Christmas directed by Patricia Eby
The Suburban Singers, a community based choral group, overseen by the WAWM RCS Dept., invites you to join us for our winter concerts celebrating the ‘Joyful Sounds of Christmas.’ Directed by Patricia Eby and accompanied by the talented Wendy Prostek, these family-friendly events will ring out the sounds of the season as the days of snow and shopping are upon us. Our ﬁrst performance will be on Friday, December 8th at West Allis Central High School, 8516 W Lincoln Ave, at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available, $8 in advance or $10 at the door ($8/Seniors.) Please contact email@example.com for advance tickets. We are also inviting anyone interested in joining for the Spring semester or has questions about the Suburban Singers to contact Patricia Eby at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our group consists of people who love to sing, ages 19 to over 80, and we welcome new members at the beginning of each semester.
The Suburban Concert Band and Swing Street Big Band are in their 35th season of performing beautiful music. The band is composed of both professional and amateur musicians from West Allis and the surrounding greater Milwaukee area. We rehearse at Nathan Hale High School on Thursday evenings from 7 pm- 8:30 pm. (Big Band rehearses from 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm) from September thru May. We perform on average 8-10 times per year, including both formal concerts and community events. We welcome high school, college and adult musicians of all ages and from all communities throughout southeastern Wisconsin. Our Winter and Spring concert schedule at Nathan Hale is: Friday, December 8th - 7:30pm Sunday, March 4th - 2:30 pm Sunday, May 6th - 2:30 pm
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Portable Volleyball Equipment
WA-WM residents can rent portable volleyball equipment for personal use. The package includes a volleyball net, poles and volleyball. You will need your own hammer to drive the stakes supporting the poles into the ground. The volleyball net will set up on any grass area. The cost for a 3 day volleyball package rental will be $20 plus a $100 refundable security deposit. Equipment pick up and drop off available Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Reservations are taken on a first come first served basis.
Year Round Disposal
UÊ Accepted medications are pills, inhalers and liquids in leak proof container. UÊ Please remove pills from packaging, if possible.
West Allis Police Department 11301 West Lincoln Avenue 24-hour drop-box located in the lobby. www.wawmcc.org Ý www.westalliswi.gov/police
Prevent youth substance abuse - Talk early, talk often. Go to the Coalition’s website to • Check out the Talk To brochure • Sign the Family Pledge • Find resources and more information
Applications received by Friday, March 24th have preferred consideration for summer playground and camp staff. Building Supervisors Youth Sport Coaches Youth Sport Officials Summer Camp Instructors Summer Playground Staff Pool Attendants Certified Swim Lesson Instructors & Lifeguards .....And More
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5 Easy Ways To Register!
If you are new to online registration, we welcome you to log on to www.wawmrec.com, click on “Create An Account”. Your resident status will be veriﬁed and your log in information will be e-mailed to you. Returning customers log on & click “Registration”. Enter your user name and password.
Online Mail In Drop Box
*There are no fees for registering online.
Begins December 4
The Recreation & Community Services Oﬃce is located at 1205 S. 70th Street West Allis, WI 53214 604-4900 www.wawmrec.com
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“We strive to deliver high quality programs. If you are not satisﬁed, we would like to hear from you” Please call 604-4925 or email email@example.com
Call 604-4900, press “0” to charge by phone using VISA, MasterCard or Discover. Oﬃce hours are Monday - Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Our oﬃce will be closed the following dates: December 25, 26 & 29, January 1, March 30
The policy of the WAWM RCS Department is to refund registration fees only under the following circumstances: 1. A refund request form must be completed. 2. 2 business days or more prior to the start of a class a full refund will be given minus 20% service fee, if refund check is requested. 3. To avoid the 20% service fee in #2, class/program fee can be credited to your account for future use. 4. Less than 2 business days prior to the start of a class/program, but prior to the start of second half, 50% refund will be given for credit or refund. 5. After the ﬁrst half of the class has passed, no refunds will be given. 6. A full refund will be given when the WAWM RCS Department cancels a class. 7. Separate refund policies apply for Adult Sports Leagues, Non-School Day Camps and Youth/Adult Fieldtrips. Please call 604-4900 for further information. There will be a service charge of $15 assessed for all checks returned
Begins December 18
All Non-Resident registration received prior to December 18 will be processed in the order it was received.
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Sometimes courses are canceled because people wait too long to register. Please register early to avoid disappointment!
General Program Information
Site Address For weather related cancellations, please call our weather hotline at Administration Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1205 S. 70th St. Central . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8516 W. Lincoln Ave. 604-4900, press 2. You can also visit our website at www.wawmrec.com, Dottke (formerly Lincoln) . . . . . . . . . . . .7815 W. Lapham St. Twitter or Facebook for weather updates. Frank Lloyd Wright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9501 W. Cleveland Ave. Franklin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2060 S. 86 St. No Smoking/Alcohol or Facsimiles Franklin Fieldhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964 S. 86 St. The use of all tobacco products and facsimiles or drinking alcoholic General Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10125 W. Montana Ave. beverages on premises owned by the West Allis-West Milwaukee School Horace Mann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6213 W. Lapham St. District is prohibited by state law. Your cooperation in upholding this law Hoover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12705 W. Euclid Ave. is necessary. Irving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10230 W. Grant St. Jeﬀerson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7229 W. Becher St. Accident Insurance Lane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1300 S. 109th St. The RCS Department does not provide hospital/medical insurance for Longfellow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2211 S. 60 St. people participating in sponsored activities. The Board of Education, Madison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1117 S. 104 St. School District of West Allis-West Milwaukee, et al does not provide McKinley Fieldhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1000 S. 72 St. hospital/medical coverage for RCS Department activities. Participants are Nathan Hale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11601 W. Lincoln Ave.. Pershing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1330 S. 47 St. encouraged to obtain their own medical insurance. Recreation Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2450 S. 68 St. Resident/Non-Resident Fee Policy Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .900 S. 119 St. West Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5104 W. Greenﬁeld Ave. Resident status includes individuals living in the West Allis-West Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8710 W. Orchard St. Milwaukee School District and all students enrolled in a West Allis-West
Milwaukee public school. Residency is determined by where the participant resides, not where the person paying resides.
Be Our Guest Senior Citizen Pass
Senior Citizen passes are available for West Allis-West Milwaukee School District residents who are at least 60 years of age. This pass is a small “Thank You” to our senior citizens who have provided tremendous support for our schools. The pass entitles the holder and a companion to be admitted, without charge, to all athletic events (except WIAA tournament games) and school drama productions. Get your pass at the WAWM RCS Department today!
Fields/Athletic Complexes Dorow Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2450 S. 68 St. Franklin Field . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1964 S. 86 St. Klentz Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2601 S. 72 St. Liberty Heights Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1540 S. 62 St. McKinley Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1000 S. 72 St. Reservoir Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1725 S. 96 St. West Allis Athletic Complex . . . . . . . . . . .2606 S. 117 St. (117th & W. Cleveland Ave.)
All programs have a minimum/maximum enrollment number. If we do not meet our minimum requirement, classes may be cancelled with refunds issued or you may transfer to a diﬀerent class. If a program is full you will be notiﬁed and you will be issued a full refund or credit. Upon notiﬁcation you can be added on a waiting list where in the event of a cancellation or new class creation, you will be notiﬁed.
The RCS Department will make every eﬀort to accommodate individuals on waiting lists. If an opening becomes available you will contacted by telephone.
The RCS Department occasionally uses photos of participants for promotional purposes. By registering for the program you have granted us permission to use your photograph for promotional purposes unless otherwise noted.
Child care is not provided for adult programs. Children are not permitted to attend adult programs without supervision of another adult who is not actively participating in the program.
Activity Guides can be viewed at www.wawmrec.com, at each of the district schools’ oﬃce, health department, library, city hall & West Milwaukee Village Hall. The RCS Department publishes 3 activity guides per year which are mailed to WA-WM District residents. The Fall activity guide is mailed early August, the Winter/Spring activity guide is mailed early December and the Summer activity guide is mailed early April.
Your receipt is your conﬁrmation. You will not receive additional conﬁrmation of program registration. Please provide an email address for receipt to be sent or if you prefer to have it US mailed, you will need to include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your registration. Transfer requests will be honored up until one week prior to the start of class if openings exist. Requests for transfers made less than one week prior to the start of the class enrolled in, will result in a $5 service charge and need to be made in person.
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