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Program Guide

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Table of Contents Parks & Recreation Information .......................................................... 3 Registration...........................................................4 Special Events ..................................................... 5 Youth Sports ........................................................ 8 Adult Sports & Fitness ......................................... 9 Youth Camps & Activities .................................. 9 Waukee Parks, Trails and Facilities Map..........16 Special Needs Activities .................................. 19 Adult Activities & Day Trips .............................. 21 Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course............... 24 Facility Rentals & Policies ................................. 26 Parks ................................................................... 28

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PARKS & RECREATION INFORMATION Parks & Recreation Office 805 University Avenue Waukee, IA 50263 Phone: 515-978-0007 Hours: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday

“Connecting the community and enhancing the quality of life through recreational opportunities with tradition, excellence, and leadership.”

Parks & Recreation Staff Matt Jermier, Parks & Recreation Director mjermier@Waukee.org

Josh VandeKamp, Recreation Supervisor jvandekamp@Waukee.org

Danae Edwards, Recreation Supervisor dedwards@Waukee.org Melissa Stotz, Administrative Assistant mstotz@Waukee.org Ron Heimann, Parks Superintendent Corey Adkins, Laborer Jim Pizinger, Laborer

Waukee Community Center 675 Walnut Street Phone: 515-978-0007

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course 1505 6th Street Phone: 515-987-5247 The course is open daily March–November, weather permitting.

Sugar Creek Golf Staff Joe Carroll, Golf Course Superintendent jcarroll@Waukee.org Jody Henkenius, Clubhouse Manager jhenkenius@Waukee.org

2018 Park Board Chris Crone Duwayne Fink Matt Hackett

Jenna Hammond Brian Hughes Josh Loeffelholz

Ethan Owens Robin Spear Troy Taylor

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REGISTRATION Registration Information Registration will open August 15 for all activities unless otherwise noted. Payment is required at the time of registration. The most popular registration method is online via Waukee.org/registration. However, a printable registration form can be found at Waukee.org/printform. It can be mailed with payment or dropped off to Waukee Parks & Recreation at: 805 University Avenue, Waukee, IA 50263. Printed forms are also available in person at the Parks & Recreation Office.

FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions What is your cancellation policy?

Programs, activities, special events and festivals that are canceled, postponed or changed in location will be announced as soon as possible. Please check Facebook, Twitter or Waukee.org for updates. We reserve the right to cancel a program or an activity that does not meet the minimum number of participants necessary to offer the program.

What is your program refund policy?

Refund requests must be made ONE WEEK prior to the first day of the program or prior to rosters being made for leagues. A $5 nonrefundable handling fee will be deducted from the refund when an enrollee withdraws ONE WEEK prior to the first day of the program. Once the ONE WEEK deadline passes or rosters are formed, refunds will not be issued. For trip refund information, please refer to page 21.

What is your facility rental refund policy?

Facility rental refunds may be issued for reservations only when cancellations are made 10 business days prior to the date of reservation. There will be a $5 cancellation fee for any shelter or pavilion refund. Community Center cancellations later than 10 business days prior will result in forfeiture of the rental payment.

What is your photo/video policy?

Photos/videos taken of participants and guests in programs, activities, special events and festivals may be used in promotional materials, press releases, and on the City of Waukee’s website and social media channels.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Hosted by the Waukee Park Board and Waukee Parks & Recreation Department

Special Event Application The City of Waukee and the Parks & Recreation Department can assist you in hosting a special event in one of our City parks! Please visit Waukee.org/specialeventsapp to fill out the online application to get started. Applications are required for the use of public and/ or park property.

Plant Some Shade™ Waukee partners with MidAmerican Energy and the Iowa DNR to offer the Plant Some Shade™ program. The program allows MidAmerican Energy Company residential customers in Iowa to purchase up to two trees for just $30 each, with the remaining cost funded through a grant from MidAmerican Energy. Waukee is one of only 12 communities in Iowa to provide this service, and any MidAmerican Energy customer can participate. Order your trees by visiting Waukee.org/plantsomeshade. Order Dates

Check the website for official order dates

Pick-Up Date

Thursday, Oct. 11

Pick-Up Time

5:30-7 p.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Movies in the Park Enjoy Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars! Movies in the Park is FREE and provides an abundance of fun. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments, and get ready to make memories with family and friends. Date

Friday, Oct. 12

Time

Dusk, approximately 6:30 p.m.

Movie

Hidden Figures (PG) - Three brilliant African-American women at NASA serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Location Centennial Park

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Haunted House The Waukee Park Board sponsors an annual haunted house. Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared. This haunted house is not suggested for young children. Dates

Friday, Oct. 26 & Saturday, Oct. 27

Time

7-10 p.m.

Location

Centennial Enclosed Shelter

Fee

$5 (Save $1 with THREE nonperishable donations for the Waukee Area Food Pantry)

Beggars’ Night Waukee’s Beggars’ Night will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. throughout the City.

Letters from Santa Because Santa Claus is so busy this time of year, he asked the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department to help put all of the nice boys and girls of Waukee on his Christmas Wish List. To receive a personalized letter from Santa, please visit Waukee.org/registration. Dates

November 1-21

Fee

$5 per child

WinterFest Santa Claus is coming to town! Come early and help him light the holiday tree in Triangle Park at 6 p.m. SHARP, then visit with him at the Community Center while you warm up with hot chocolate and cookies. Join the Waukee Downtown businesses for open houses and a scavenger hunt. Please bring a non-perishable food item or a new, unwrapped toy to help support Waukee Area Christian Services. Date

Friday, Dec. 7

Time

6-8 p.m.

Location Waukee Community Center & Downtown Triangle Area

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Warrior Park Sledding Hill

1050 4th Street Get out and play! Waukee has a customized, engineered sledding hill at Warrior Park guaranteed to make any snow day the greatest day ever. Bundle up, and get sledding!

Outdoor Ice Rink

1255 Warrior Lane Waukee’s Outdoor Ice Rink is located in the southeast corner of Centennial Park during the winter months. This public ice rink measures 80 x 40 feet and was donated by the Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo. When weather permits, the rink is open daily for hockey from dawn to noon, and open skating hours are from noon to dusk. For information about the rules and opening date, visit Waukee.org/parksandrec. Follow the Parks & Rec Facebook page for daily rink updates. Bring your skates, and enjoy this free outdoor activity!

FamilyFest Join Waukee Parks & Recreation for the annual FamilyFest! This free, family-friendly event will help the kiddos burn off some cabin fever energy. Check out Waukee area businesses, enjoy games and prizes, and jump on inflatables. EVERYTHING IS FREE! To become a vendor, please visit Waukee.org/familyfest.

Date

Saturday, Jan. 19

Time

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location

Lutheran Church of Hope - Waukee

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YOUTH SPORTS Youth Basketball League Enjoy this introductory basketball league with practice, drills, and scrimmage during week one. Weeks two through six will include practice and warm-up time before playing scheduled games. The goal of this league is to teach young participants the basic skills and rules of basketball as well as sportsmanship. Teams will be formed at random. Both boys and girls are welcome to participate. Volunteer coaches are needed! Saturdays January 12-February 16* Time

Games are scheduled between 8 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Location

Grant Ragan Elementary

Fee

$64 (includes team t-shirt)

Grades

K-1st: 80 participants 2nd-3rd: 60 participants

*snow date: February 23

2019 Girls Recreational Softball League Waukee Parks & Recreation offers a recreational girls softball league, and girls from K-7th grade are eligible to play. Participants are separated into five leagues. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration begins December 1, 2018 and ends February 18, 2019. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2018-2019 school year. Please call 515-978-0007 with questions. Volunteer coaches are needed! NOTE: Players are required to provide their own helmet and ball glove.

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League/Grade

Fee

Major League: 5th, 6th, & 7th grades

$82

Minor League: 3rd & 4th grades

$82

Intermediate: 2nd grade

$64

Coach Pitch/T-Ball: 1st grade

$64

Coach Pitch/T-Ball: Kindergarten

$64

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ADULT SPORTS & FITNESS Adult Coed Indoor Volleyball League Enjoy indoor coed volleyball on Sunday afternoons at Waukee Middle School. There will be a B-league (more competitive) and a C-league (less competitive). Regular league play runs for 10 weeks with a season-ending tournament. Bring your children, and take advantage of the on-site babysitting service for $2 per child. Sundays

November 18-March 3

Times

1-5:30 p.m.

Location

Waukee Middle School

Fee

$294.25/team

All adult sports leagues fill up quickly, so don’t wait too long to sign up a team. Contact Josh VandeKamp at 515-978-0007, or email jvandekamp@Waukee.org for a team registration packet.

YOUTH CAMPS & ACTIVITIES Tot Lot Romp, stomp and play! We have the set-up to meet your children’s activity and social needs this fall and winter. With toddler toys ranging from blocks to tunnels and mats, there’s no shortage of action here. We provide the fun. Parents provide the supervision in this open gym for toddlers where kids love to play and parents get to socialize with one another. This is a non-structured activity. Tot Lot will be cancelled when Waukee Schools are delayed and/ or if there is inclement weather. Tot Lot will be closed 11/12, 12/24 and 2/18, but will be open the week of Spring Break.

Dates

October 1-March 27

Times

Mondays: 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: 8-10 a.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Fee

Free!

Ages

Toddlers

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Tumbling Tots & Tumbling Tots 2 This 30-minute program is designed for little gymnasts to learn and increase their basic tumbling motions in a group environment. It emphasizes balance and coordination through basic tumbling moves, exercises and songs. The child must be of the required age prior to the start of the session. An adult is required to participate with the participant(s) during the 2-3 year-old session. Dates

Tuesdays, October 9-30 December 17-20 February 11-14

Ages & Time 2-3 years old; 5-5:30 p.m. 4-5 years old; 5:35-6:05 p.m. Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

4/10

Fee

$22 per session

Red Cross Babysitting Training Attend the American Red Cross Babysitting Certification class and gain life experience by practicing lifesaving babysitting skills on manikins and with other participants. This is a great class for girls and boys getting ready to start babysitting on their own or for those who will be in charge of younger siblings for short periods of time. Participants must be 11 years old and need to bring a sack lunch. Each participant will receive a Babysitter’s Training Handbook and a starter kit.

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Dates

December 27 or February 22

Time

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location

Waukee Community Center

Min/Max

6/10

Fee

$80

Ages

11 years & up

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YOUTH CAMPS & ACTIVITIES Studio Bea Dance Studio Bea Dance offers a variety of classes in group, private and semi-private settings to dancers of all ages and skill levels. The studio offers recreational and competitive classes,and not only focuses on dance training, but is also committed to developing character and life skills. Studio Bea offers a welcoming environment where everyone is family.

2 to Move This 30-minute class is designed for parents and their little dancers to bond while having fun in an introductory dance class environment. Dancers will gain confidence and will improve social and gross motor skills while using their imaginations to learn and explore dance and movement. Children ages 18 months through 3 years old are invited to register. An adult is required to participate with the dancer(s). Saturday Mornings

Session 1: October 6-November 10 Session 2: January 5-February 9

Time

9:15-9:45 a.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

4/12

Fee

$40

Ages

18 months-3 years old

Engineering for Kids Junior Robotics

This class is a perfect mixture of fun and learning, using LEGO® WeDo™ Robots. Using LEGO bricks, students build a dancing bird, a smart spinner and a drumming monkey. They also learn how to program and operate their creations using a laptop computer.

Robotics 101 with Mindstorm EV3

Students will learn the basics about LEGO® Mindstorm EV3 robotics. Robotics 101 offers hands-on, minds-on robotics curriculum that will engage students as they construct authentic, open-minded designs that work independent of computer programming.

Saturday Mornings

January 19 February 16

Time

9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Location

Waukee Community Center

Min/Max

6/12

Fee

$35 (includes a t-shirt)

Grades

Junior Robotics: K-2 Robotics: 3-5

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Rounded Minds Spanish Language Introduction Rounded Minds™ offers unique programming focused on building strong bodies and minds while providing benefits of learning a second language at an early age. Every Rounded Minds class is designed and led by attentive experts committed to providing safe, energetic, creative and fun educational experiences. Our programs offer children experiences in sports without the threat of competition. Basic skills and fun games will reinforce listening, teamwork and the joy of being active. The format for all Rounded Minds programming is high-energy! Children experience the joy of learning new skills by “doing” and through fun games, songs and positive reinforcement. They will be learning Spanish while having fun! This will provide participants with an advantage in their future education. Learn more at roundedminds.com

Soccer Children learn fundamental soccer principles, such as foot work, dribbling, passing, ball control and shooting by using creative games, positive reinforcement and even songs. Kids enjoy fun drills and games with a ball always at their feet; there are no competitive games. They will have hundreds of touches on the ball each class which will help them to increase their ball control and accuracy. This program is perfect to introduce the sport to kids and give the skills to enjoy the game and be successful when they join a competitive team. Children will learn the basic rules of the game while practicing sportsmanship and teamwork. The curriculum is designed by Raul Cuñarro, founder of Rounded Minds, professional soccer coach from Spain, currently working at the Des Moines Menace.

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Dates

Session 1: Saturdays, September 8-October 13 Session 2: Saturdays, November 10-December 22 (no class November 24) Session 3: Tuesdays, January 15-February 19

Times

Sessions 1 & 2: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Session 3: 6-7 p.m.

Locations

Session 1: Ridge Pointe Park Sessions 2 & 3: Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

5/24

Fee

$75

Ages

3-6 years old

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Zumba The developmental Zumba kids program focuses on motor development and fitness while allowing children to express themselves through creative movement. It provides opportunities for teaching moments, and they will learn words and expressions in Spanish naturally. This fun class emphasizes getting kids moving while introducing them to basic salsa, modern dance and Latin dances. Fridays

October 12-November 16

Ages & Times

4-6 years old, 5:30-6:15 p.m. 7-11 years old, 6:15-7 p.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

5/12

Fee

$75

Tumbling The tumbling program allows young children to enhance their social skills and develop greater strength, flexibility and coordination. Classes are taught with a theme to catch the attention of the young gymnast and build skills through creative movement and music. This will provide them with the confidence to participate in active exercises as they grow older, and at the same time, they will learn Spanish!

Dates

Session 1: Mondays, October 22-November 19 Session 2: Saturdays, January 19-February 23

Ages & Times

Session 1: 2-3 years old, 5:30-6 p.m. & 4-7 years old, 6-7 p.m. Session 2: 2-3 years old, 10-10:30 a.m. & 4-7 years old, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

5/10

Fees

2-3 years old, $50 4-7 years old, $63

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Art Classes in the art program help children develop new artistic skills and craftsmanship while creating unique masterpieces using a wide range of quality materials. Art instructors expose children to a variety of artistic styles in classes designed to allow children to express themselves while exercising fine motor, cognitive, language and listening skills. Wednesdays November 28-December 19 Ages & Time

3-8 years old, 6-7 p.m.

Location

Ridge Pointe Pavilion

Min/Max

5/14

Fee

$50

Sports Exploration This five-week program is a great way for children to experience a variety of new games and activities in a format that is structured, engaging and most of all... FUN! Children will have an opportunity to explore a new sport each class (soccer, softball, flag football, volleyball, rugby), improve motor skills and participate in fun games that will reinforce listening, teamwork and the joy of being active! We focus on fundamental motor skills and coordination. This will provide them the confidence to participate in competitive sports as they grow older and at the same time they will be learning Spanish. Thursdays

November 29-December 20

Ages & Time 3-6 years old, 6-7 p.m.

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Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

5/14

Fee

$50

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YOUTH CAMPS & ACTIVITIES Sunflower Fine Art Children will learn the basic concepts of drawing three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional paper. Concentrate on basic shapes including cubes, spheres and cones at the beginning. Eventually the students will learn to draw still life objects based on a step-by-step process. The classes will help to improve patience, observation and creativity. Dates

Session 1: Tuesdays, September 18-October 23 Session 2: Thursdays, September 20-October 25 Session 3: Tuesdays, November 6-December 11 Session 4: Thursdays, November 8-December 13 Session 5: Tuesdays, February 5-March 12 Session 6: Thursdays, February 7-March 14

Times & Grades

4:30-5:45 p.m.; K-4 6-7:30 p.m.; 5-10

Location Sunflower Fine Art, 268 W. Hickman Road, Waukee Min/Max 5/15 Fee

$135 (materials included)

Kids in Harmony

Music for the Young Child Kids in Harmony classes will get you exploring musical play with your child! They will build confidence, develop academic and motor skills, and further communication skills in this developmentally focused music class. Reap the benefits at home after sharing this bonding time with your child! Classes are taught by music therapists who provide live music and are fully inclusive of children of all abilities. Register today for this enriching opportunity to move, sing and explore musical play! An adult is required to participate with the little musician(s).

Thursdays

Session 1: October 4-25 Session 2: November 29-December 13 Session 3: February 7-28

Time

5:45-6:15 p.m.

Location

Waukee Community Center

Min/Max

4/10

Fees

Sessions 1 & 3: $40 Session 2: $30

Ages

0-6 years old

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Teams of Tomorrow Creative Basketball Ball Handling & Dribbling TOT is a creative ball handling and dribbling program for 3-5 year-olds! We use music, academic enrichment and basketballs to improve physical and mental growth. We take a basket out of basketball and focus on individual accomplishments. Thursdays

Session 1: October 25-November 15 Session 2: January 10-31

Time

6-6:40 p.m.

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Min/Max

5/15

Fee

$39

Ages

3-5 years old

Dickey’s Ryukyu Karate (Jiu Jitsu) Little Ninjas & Karate

This early childhood program teaches the basic fundamentals of taekwondo and karate in a developmentally appropriate format to suit young children. The class will focus on building proper use of martial arts, self-respect, self-discipline and coordination of mind and body. The instructor Dickey Renshi has taught martial arts for more than 30 years and is an early childhood elementary school teacher. He is also a three-time inductee into the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Wednesdays

Session 1: September 19-October 24 Session 2: October 31-December 12 (no class November 21) Session 3: January 2-February 6 Session 4: February 20-April 3 (no class March 13)

Min/Max

10/20

Location

Waukee Public Works Building

Ages & Times Little Ninjas: 4-6 years old, 6-6:30 p.m. Karate: 6 years and up, 6:35-7:35 p.m. Fees

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Little Ninjas: $35 Karate: $40

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SPECIAL NEEDS ACTIVITIES Courage League Sports Courage League Sports is an adaptive sports and recreational program for children and adults with special needs - including physical, cognitive, social and emotional challenges. Located in Urbandale and offering year-round programming Monday through Saturday, Courage League Sports provides opportunities for every age group.

Cubs: 2-6 yrs. Activities are designed to match the energy level of preschoolers. The use of interactive technology, upbeat rhythmic music and basic tumbling activities are built to meet the needs of your child. Classes are offered Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.

Tigers: 7-10 yrs. New programs are built for younger school-age participants’ abilities by incorporating fun and social development, with core, balance and upper body development. Classes are offered Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturdays.

Lions: 11-14 yrs. & Panthers: 15-19 yrs. Programming is adapted to match developing bodies and social skills. Enjoy the sport/field game league, rock band classes, karaoke, cycling and more. Classes are offered Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturdays.

Active Adults in Action Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is equally important as developing a healthy lifestyle in the formative years. These programs grow with participants and their abilities from sitting to standing. Classes are daily 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and evenings. Courage League offers a wide range of programs and activities to keep you moving with social integration. Additional programs include: Autism programs, horseback riding, music, team sports and more! For more information, visit courageleaguesports.com or email info@courageleaguesports.com.

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Adaptive Sports Iowa The Iowa Sports Foundation is the parent organization to Adaptive Sports Iowa. Its mission is to provide sports, recreation, health and wellness opportunities for Iowans of all abilities. The Iowa Sports Foundation is comprised of the Iowa Games, Live Healthy Iowa, Adaptive Sports Iowa and the Iowa Senior Games. Adaptive Sports Iowa’s (ASI) mission is to bring a higher quality of life to physically disabled athletes through fun, excitement and exercise. Through a variety of opportunities, ASI is continuously working to provide statewide leadership in the planning, promotion, education and organization of sports and recreational activities for Iowans with physical disabilities. Adaptive Sports Iowa aims to allow everyone to be able to participate and enjoy competitive sports or recreational activities regardless of physical disabilities; offering a number of events and programs to give everyone a chance to find their niche. Here is a list of sports and activities in the Des Moines area: • Beep Baseball • Bowling Night • Iowa Games • National Veteran Airgun Outreach Program • Adaptive Sports Iowa Cycling Team presented by Iowa Farm Bureau • Track & Field • Wheelchair Basketball • Winter Ski Experience For more details on specific programs and opportunities, please visit adaptivesportsiowa.org.

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ADULT ACTIVITIES & DAY TRIPS For any questions regarding adult activities and trips, contact Danae Edwards at 515-978-0007 or email dedwards@Waukee.org. Payment is due upon registration to reserve your spot for trips. Cancellations must be made THREE WEEKS prior to the date of the trip to receive a full refund.

Hy-Vee

No Excuses Nutrition Bootcamp Take control of your health with the help of your Waukee Hy-Vee Dietitians and find your strength in numbers. Learn strategies to help you tackle your health problems such as food cravings, weight gain, low energy and/or poor sleep. Boost your accountability and make meal planning a breeze! Tuesdays

September 11-November 13

Time

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location

Waukee Hy-Vee Meeting Room, 1005 East Hickman Road

Min/Max

5/10

Fee

$200

Ages

18+ years old

Sunflower Fine Art For adults, classes are designed around five categories of interest; landscape, architecture, plants, animals and people. Choose any one or multiple categories. Classes will include basic sketching, still life and color painting, and combining those techniques together. Everyone will enjoy the feeling of being an artist in the studio, while creating images from memorable times in your life.

Dates

Session 1: Tuesdays, September 18-October 23 Session 2: Thursdays, September 20-October 25 Session 3: Tuesdays, November 6-December 11 Session 4: Thursdays, November 8-December 13 Session 5: Tuesdays, February 5-March 12 Session 6: Thursdays, February 7-March 14

Time

9-11 a.m.

Location

Sunflower Fine Art, 268 W. Hickman Road, Waukee

Min/Max

5/15

Fee

$135 (materials included)

Ages

17 years and up

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Waukee Public Library

Movie Matinee in the Miner’s Join the Library the second Thursday of every month for a different movie on the Library’s big screen. Enjoy everything from major blockbusters to classics. All movies are free, and refreshments are available. Movies start at 10 a.m. No registration is required. Dates

Movies

September 13 Book Club October 11

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

November 8

Ocean’s 8

December 13 The Man Who Invented Christmas January 10

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

February 14

TBD

Lunch & Learn No time to attend an evening or weekend program? Try the Library’s new Lunch & Learn series! A different speaker will educate attendees the first Friday of the month at the Waukee Community Center. Bring your brown bag lunch, and we will provide the dessert! Stick around afterward for bingo at 1 p.m.! Fridays

September 7 October 5 November 2

Time

11 a.m.

Location

Waukee Community Center

Fee

Free

Estate Planning 101 September 7 Estate planning was once a buzz phrase reserved only for the wealthy. But that’s just not true! Estate planning is important for everyone. Anyone who has assets, no matter how small, or wants their medical wishes carried out should have an estate plan. Learn the ins-and-outs of putting a well thought-out estate plan in place, and with peace of mind get back to the business of living and enjoying your life.

DNA Basics October 5 Whether you’ve had your DNA tested or are thinking about it, this program will give insight into the different test services available, the process, and the usefulness of DNA testing as a tool to learn more about your health, traits and ancestry.

POWs in Iowa During World War II November 2 Approximately 30,000 German, Italian and Japanese prisoners of war spent part of the war in Iowa. They were captured enemy soldiers who were brought to the cornfields of Iowa to work at farms, canning factories, hemp mills or seed corn companies. Learn about the two main camps in Iowa, Algona and Clarinda, as well as the 17 branch camps also utilized. 22

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Bingo Gather with friends, and test your luck the first Friday of each month after the Library’s Lunch and Learn program from MarchNovember. Fridays

September 7 October 5 November 2

Time

1-2:30 p.m.

Location

Waukee Community Center

Fee

Bingo $1 + $.10 per card played per round, with a maximum of two cards at one time.

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Loess Hills Day Trip The Loess Hills are shaped by nature; these majestic hills are the hallmark of a road trip in Western Iowa. Formed by deposits of fine windblown soil at the end of the ice age, these are not your average hills. While the lavender is still blooming, smell, see, pick and taste this delectable plant during a lunch stop. Then a step-onguide will take you through parts of the Loess Hills. Visit the DeSoto Wildlife Refuge where the Steamboat Bertrand Collection is on display. A trip to an orchard and a stop at the Manning Hausbarn are also on the agenda. The fee includes transportation, lunch, all admissions and gratuities. Date

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Time

TBD

Pick-up Location

Waukee Community Center

Fee

$139

Registration Deadline

Tuesday, Aug. 21

Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions Road Trip We’re heading back to U.S. Bank Stadium to see the Minnesota Vikings take on the Detroit Lions! Ride along to Minneapolis on Sunday, Nov. 4 to watch the inner conference rivalry. Seating will be in the corner end zone, level 305. Game time is noon*; the charter bus will depart early Sunday morning around 6 a.m. There will be one stop for restrooms and food each way, and travelers are welcome to bring food and beverages on the bus. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. The fee includes transportation, parking and a ticket to the game. Registration will open online Monday, Aug. 27 at 8 a.m. Spots will be filled on a firstcome, first-served basis. Date/Time

Sunday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m. (*Time is subject to change based on the television network)

Fee

$125/person

Registration Opens

Monday, Aug. 27

Registration Deadline Friday, Oct. 26 or until all spots are filled

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007

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SUGAR CREEK MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE 1505 6th Street • Clubhouse: 515-987-5247 The Parks & Recreation Department maintains Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course – a beautiful 9-hole, Par 34 golf course that is typically open mid-March through mid-November, weather permitting. The course is great for beginners while providing a challenge for seasoned golfers. The practice facilities include a driving range, putting green and chipping area. Tee times are recommended, but not required. For more information, contact the Clubhouse or visit Waukee.org/sugarcreekgolf.

2018-2019 Sugar Creek Golf Fees (Taxes included) Daily Rates

9 Holes

18 Holes

Weekdays

$16

$25

Weekends

$17

$28

Juniors (Age 18 & under)

$10

$17.50

Seniors (Mon-Thurs, Age 55+)

$10

$17.50

Carts (per seat)

$10

$14

Frequent Customer Punch Cards 10 rounds for the price of 9

$153

10 rounds for the price of 9 with cart

$243

10 large buckets for the price of 9

$81

Range

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Small

30 balls

$5

Medium

60 balls

$7

Large

90 balls

$9

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007


Individual Golf Instruction PGA Golf Professionals are available for private or semi-private golf instruction at Sugar Creek. Lessons are by appointment. All ages and abilities are welcome. Contact the Clubhouse to schedule a lesson.

Gift Certificates Gift certificates make a great gift for your avid golfer. Get your birthday, anniversary or holiday shopping done easily by calling the Clubhouse to purchase and pick up your gift certificate.

2018 Tournaments Contact the Clubhouse for more information about upcoming tournaments and events. Saturday, Oct.13 at 2 p.m.

Two-person Soup Scramble, $50/team

2019 Season Passes (Taxes not included) Weekday Senior (Monday-Thursday and Friday morning)

$520

Single Adult (Monday-Sunday)

$675

Couples/Corporate (2 people from the same residence or workplace)

$970

Family (3 or more from the same residence)

$1,175

Junior (18 & under)

$340

Cart Passes

Single

$395

Couple/Corporate

$575

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007

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CITY OF WAUKEE FACILITY RENTAL POLICIES Waukee Community Center Reservations can be made up to one year in advance of the reservation date. Reservations are confirmed when completed form and deposit are returned to the Parks & Recreation Department. Payment for the Center needs to be received at least one week prior to the reserved date.

Ridge Pointe Pavilion, Centennial Enclosed and Open Shelters, and Windfield Shelter These facilities are rented April 1 through mid-October with the exception of Ridge Pointe Pavilion which is rented year-round. Reservations can be made up to180 days in advance of the desired reservation date. Reservations are confirmed when payment and deposit are received by the Parks & Recreation Department. Keys for enclosed facilities can be picked up the week of the reservation. Please call the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department to reserve the Community Center at 515-978-0007. To reserve the Pavilion or any of our shelters, visit Waukee.org/parksandrec.

FACILITY RENTALS Waukee Community Center 675 Walnut Street

Inside the 2,800 square-foot building is a refrigerator, sink, microwave, oven, warming drawer and coffee maker. The building has 12 round tables, three rectangle tables and 90 chairs, making it an ideal location for family reunions, small wedding receptions and business meetings. Rental Fees: Length of Time

Fee / Deposit

Half-Day Option One: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

$80 / $150

Half-Day Option Two: 5-10 p.m.

$80 / $150

Full-Day Option: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

$180 / $150

Meeting Option: $25/hour *Additional set-up time may be requested for a fee of $25/hour. *Audio/visual equipment can be rented for an additional $50.

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Ridge Pointe Pavilion

655 SE Legacy Pointe Boulevard The Ridge Pointe Pavilion sits on a 21-acre park and has a covered concrete patio overlooking the park. Inside the 660 square-foot pavilion is a refrigerator, sink and microwave along with restrooms that are shared with park users. The Pavilion has six round tables and two rectangular tables. Those tables will seat 48, and there is additional seating on the patio. The Pavilion features two charcoal grills. Winter reservations are welcome as the Pavilion is heated for winter months. The Pavilion is ideal for graduation parties or small celebrations. This is an all-day rental from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Rental fee: $65 fee/$150 deposit

Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter 1255 Warrior Lane

The enclosed shelter is located on the southwest corner of Centennial Park with a playground and restrooms nearby. The shelter has a small deck overlooking the park and a charcoal grilling area. Inside the shelter are 12 picnic tables. The shelter does not have heating or air-conditioning and is only available to rent April 1-October 10. This is an all-day rental from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Rental fee: $40 fee/no deposit

Centennial Park Open Air Shelter 1255 Warrior Lane

The open air shelter is in the heart of Centennial Park and is surrounded by an open grass area, a disc golf course, ball fields, playgrounds and restrooms. The shelter has 11 picnic tables and two charcoal grills. This shelter is available to rent April 1-October 31. This is an all-day rental from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Rental fee: $25 fee/no deposit

Windfield Park Open Air Shelter 114 Windfield Parkway

The Windfield Open Air Shelter is located in Windfield neighborhood abutting the Heart of the Warrior Trail. The park features age appropriate play areas, a full basketball court and a new backstop for baseball and softball. The shelter houses four picnic tables, a bike rack, 13 parking spots and a unisex enclosed restroom. This shelter is available to rent April 1-October 31. This is an all-day rental from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Maximum capacity for this shelter is 25 people. Rental fee: $25 fee/no deposit

Ridge Pointe Pavilion

Centennial Park Open Air Shelter

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007

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PARKS Centennial Park 1255 Warrior Lane

Centennial Park offers a wide range of recreational opportunities. The 33-acre park is equipped with two sand volleyball courts, three ball diamonds, a 12-hole disc golf course, three playgrounds, one basketball court, a newly re-shaped Sugar Creek, a covered bridge, a Little Free Library, one open shelter and one enclosed shelter. There is plenty of open greenspace for playing soccer or enjoying a picnic with your family. Centennial Park has it all!

Fox Creek Park

522 NE Westgate Drive Fox Creek Park is Waukee’s newest and third largest park. Phase 1 of construction was completed in the fall of 2016. Within the park, there are two acres of prairie plantings to help the Monarch population increase and trails totaling 3/4 of a mile in length. The trails connect Grant Ragan Elementary to the surrounding neighborhoods. Future phases for the park feature the additions of a recirculating splash pad, shelter, parking lot, a tennis court, pickleball courts and more.

G.E. Davis Park

Walnut and 7th Street G.E. Davis Park sits in front of the Waukee Community Center and honors George Edward Davis. Davis served as the mayor of the City of Waukee for 30 years. Most recently the Waukee Leadership Institute’s Veterans memorial monuments were added. A bench and a flowerbed were constructed by a local Eagle Scout and a Little Free Library was donated by the Waukee United Methodist Congregation.

Centennial Park 28

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007


Grant Park

605 SE Driftwood Lane Grant Park is a one-and-a-half-acre neighborhood park that was remodeled during the summer of 2015. The remodeled park includes restrooms, walking paths, new playground equipment, a half-court basketball area and a Little Free Library.

Historic Downtown Triangle Park Ashworth Drive and 6th Street

Triangle Park is a half-acre park nestled in the heart of the Historic Downtown Triangle District, featuring a large gazebo, a Little Free Library and many nearby businesses. It serves as host to many community events throughout the year.

Ridge Pointe Park

655 SE Legacy Pointe Boulevard Ridge Pointe Park is a 21-acre park that serves as a flat open field for soccer practice and open play. It features two playgrounds, a sand volleyball court, a walking path, a backstop, the Pavilion (available to rent year-round) and a Little Free Library where you can share your books with others in the neighborhood.

Ridge Pointe Park

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007

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Southfork Park

PARKS Songbird Park

Behind 1070 1st Pl., East of Southview Drive Songbird Park has been certified as a “Backyard Wildlife Habitat� by The National Wildlife Federation. This three-acre habitat is certified because of the conscientious planning, landscaping and sustainable gardening where wildlife may find quality habitat, food, water, shelter and places to raise their young.

Southfork Park

Southbranch Drive Southfork Park is a three-acre neighborhood park with amenities including a playground, the Gordon Christianson open shelter, picnic tables, a grill and benches. In 2015 a Little Free Library was installed for neighbors to share and borrow their favorite books.

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Windfield Park

Warrior Park 1050 4th Street

Warrior Park is a seven-acre park with four ball diamonds, one playground, a Little Free Library and a specially engineered sledding hill.

Windfield Park

114 Windfield Parkway Windfield Park was renovated in 2015 and features many new and exciting amenities. The park is equipped with a full basketball court, a new backstop for baseball or softball, age-appropriate play areas including an accessible swing, a Little Free Library and an open shelter. Increased walking and biking paths make it easier to connect from the park to the Heart of the Warrior Trail.

For more information visit Waukee.org/parksandrec | 978.0007

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Waukee Dog Park and Trailhead The passage of the Dallas County Local Option Sales & Service Tax is bringing in new revenue for the City of Waukee, and with it… new park projects! First up, construction on the Waukee Dog Park and Trailhead project is now underway with a target open date of spring 2019. The four-acre site is located east of Alice’s Road and south of the Heart of the Warrior Trail. The Dog Park will include public restrooms, parking, separated large/small dog areas, a drinking fountain, dog waste stations, a shade structure, concrete walking paths and greenspaces. It will also feature a trail connection and bike racks. The anticipated cost for the park construction and trail amenity improvements is $640,000. Rules and regulations are still being determined; however, all dogs will need to be licensed with the City prior to park entry. A separate park pass may also be required, and the City is considering terms of use for non-residents. For more information, visit Waukee.org/parks.

2018 Fall/Winter Program Guide  

Have fun in Waukee this fall and winter! The Parks & Recreation Department is bringing back favorite youth and adult activities and sports,...

2018 Fall/Winter Program Guide  

Have fun in Waukee this fall and winter! The Parks & Recreation Department is bringing back favorite youth and adult activities and sports,...

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