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Hankie Holefelder..................... President Matt Barton................................Secretary Tamara McCue ................. Vice –President Betty Zeka ................................... Member John Brand ................................. Member

Cody White....................... Superintendent Marcine Goodrum ... Asst. Superintendent Tanner Ford ..................... Sports Director Julie Wellington . Administrative Manager Crystal Dawson .. Staff Special./Fitness Inst. Maria Holverson .. Maintenance/Custodial Debbie Murphy ...... Lead Fitness Inst./PT Debbie Zens .. Fitness Cen. Coor./Art Inst. Cherity Elder .................. Personal Trainer Judy Nusbaum ......... Sr. Personal Trainer Recreation Center, 202 S Jefferson, 620-326-3323 Fitness Center, 208 N Washington, 620-326-3435 Elsass Art Center, 222 S Jefferson McKinley Building, 514 N Olive Armory, 218 S High Worden Park, 800 W Hillside

Many THANKS to Susan Treft of Susan’s Portrait Designs for the colorful fall photo on the front cover!

WRC Office will be CLOSED on the following dates: September 2nd-Labor Day, November 28th & 29th-Thanksgiving December 24th & 25th-Christmas, December 31st-New Year's Eve and January 1st-New Year's Day

WRC Mission Statement It is our mission to enhance the life of all USD 353 residents through quality recreational and leisure services that contribute to their mental, social, physical, educational, cultural and general well being .

Program Scholarships Because some residents are unable to participate in recreation programs due to economic hardship, the WRC provides a scholarship program to reduce certain fees and charges. Applicants for scholarships are not guaranteed program registration. Please inquire about scholarships at the WRC office.

Fitness Classes Zumba, Yoga, Hi/Lo Power Mix, Butz & Gutz, Silver Sneakers 3 Fitness Center Fitness Center Specials, Personal Training 4-5 Youth Sports Flag Football, Tailgating Party, Volleyball, PPK, Basketball, Pitching Lessons, Batting Cages, Karate, Paintball, Air Rifle 6 Adult Sports Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball 7 Chiefs Trip 8 Birthday Parties Birthday, Painting, Dance, Slumber Parties 9 Building Rentals WRC, Memorial Aud., Armory, McKinley 10 Kids Club 12 Teen Events Dances & RedLine Events 13-14 Special Events Halloween Fun Fest, Trick or Treat It’s A Girl Thing, Cats @ Crown Uptown, Santa Saturday 15 Youth Art Prehistoric Pals, Little Chefs, Thanks-ALot, Little Elves, Glazed & Confused, Clever Consumable Creations 16 Adult Art Paint Your Art Out, Give Cookies the Royal Fall Treatment, Fused Tray Set 17-18 Special Interest Rock & Roll Kids, Futures Unlimited, Fall Festival & Homecoming 19 Senior Activities Winter Fest, Cards 1-2

Registration & Information There are three easy ways to register; online @ www.wellingtonrec.com, by phone,620-326-3323 and in person at the WRC. To stay current of all our programs, up-to-date changes and new offerings, “like us” on Facebook Wellington Recreation and “follow us” on Twitter.


September 9th-21st! Register in advance at the WRC! Free classes include all classes listed on pages 1 & 2.

This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance-fitness party works all your major body groups in a high-energy cardio blast that leaves you energized, restored and full of life! This class is geared towards Beginners to Intermediate. New! Don’t miss the party- Black Light Zumba will be introduced this Fall! Days: Mondays & Thursdays Time: 7:15-8:15 pm Price: $35 Instructor: Cindy Tracy Min.: 7 Max.: 30

This face paced yoga class is designed to strengthen the body and mind through synchronized breathing and flowing movement. The Vinyasa class utilizes movement as well as stretching. Sadie will instruct you to move from one pose to the next one and inhale or exhale for a great cardio workout. Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays Time: 6:15-6:45 am Price: $32 Instructor: Sadie Black Min.: 7 Max.: 20

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. This class is geared towards Intermediate to High Intensity. Free Trial Sept. 18-21 only. Days: Wednesdays & Saturdays Time: 6:15-7:15 pm & 8:00-9:00 am Price: $35 Instructor: Jo Roitman Min.: 7 Max.: 30

Yoga is the ancient technique of stretching with deep breathing to tone and shape joints and muscles. This gentle yoga workout can be practiced by any fitness level of individual. While the figure altering properties are unmistakable, the greatest benefits occur inside. Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays Time: 6:30-7:15 pm Price: $32 Instructor: Sadie Black Min.: 7 Max.:25

When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick). Learn how to use lightweight, maraca-like Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having a total blast. Days: Mondays Time: 6:15-7:15 pm Price: $22 Instructor: Cindy Tracy Min.: 7 Max.: 30

Is your schedule too busy to take a fitness class without worrying about missing any classes that you already paid for? Well then ... BUY WRC FITNESS COUPONS! Coupons are only $4 each!

A 45 minute workout designed to tone, strengthen, and tighten your abs, lower back, and glutes. If you have a hard time getting motivated to workout your core area, this class is perfect for you! Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Time: 5:30-6:15 pm Price: $32 Instructor: Crystal Dawson Min.: 7 Max.: 25

This class is designed to challenge your body with a cardio workout and strength equipment that promotes lean muscle mass. This fast paced strength class utilizes a wide range of equipment including kickboxing, resistance bands, and free weights. Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Price: $42 Instructor: Debbie Murphy, CT Min.: 7 Max.: 25 If there are not enough registered participants for a class by a particular date, the class could be cancelled. If you see something that is of interest to you, please register today!


SilverSneakers Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Session 1: 10/11 to 11/15 Days: Wednesdays & Fridays Time: 12:15-12:45 pm Price: $30 Min: 7 Max: 20

Time

Sunday

Monday

6:15 AM

Tuesday

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support. This is an ongoing class that meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30-11:15 am

Wednesday

Sunrise Yoga

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunrise Yoga

6:30 AM 6:45 AM 8:00 AM

Zumba 2

9:00 AM

Rock & Roll Kids

9:45 AM 10:00 AM

Karate SilverSneakers Classic

10:30 AM

SilverSneakers Classic

11:00 AM 11:15 AM 11:30 AM SilverSneakers Yoga

12:15 PM

SilverSneakers Yoga

12:45 PM 5:30 PM

Butz & Gutz

Hi/Lo

Butz & Gutz

Hi/Lo

6:00 PM 6:15 PM

Zumba Tone

6:30 PM

Zumba 2 Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga

7:00 PM 7:15 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:15 PM 9:00 PM

Zumba 1

Zumba 1 Karate


Fall Hours from Sept. 1st through Dec. 31st Monday-Thursday: 5:30am-9pm

Friday: 5:30am-7pm * Saturday: 6am-12pm * Sunday: 1pm-3pm The Fitness Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Auditorium at 208 North Washington. Participants under 18 must obtain a parent or guardian’s signature, and those under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while working out. Prior to participation at the Fitness Center, all members must fill out and sign a health information medical screening questionnaire and obtain a physician’s signature if deemed necessary.

A daily guest fee for one is only $4.00!

Single Family Senior Sr. Family

1 Mo. $25 $40 $20 $30

6 Mo. $125 $200 $100 $150

12 Mo. $200 $320 $160 $240

To become a member please schedule a one time orientation session by calling (620) 326-

8 Station Adjustable Free Weight Bench • Chest Press Leg Press • Leg Extension • Olympic Wts • Shoulder Press Multi Hip Machine • Flat/Incline Bench • Bicep Curl • Leg Curl Dumbbell Wts • Lat Pulldown/Lat Row • Smith Machine • Knee-Raise, Chin-up & Tricep-Dip Station • Gravitron Upper-Body Station

Pre-core Stretch Trainer • Cross Trainers • Pre-core Treadmills Tectrix Computer Stair Climbers • Tectrix Computer Bicycles Row Machine • EFX Aerobic Abdominal Exerciser • Recumbent Bike

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*FITNESS CENTER FALL SPECIALS* September- Buy one month fitness membership and receive the next month 1/2 price! October- 3 month single membership $60.00, ($15 off!) OR family membership $100, ($20 off!) Halloween Fun– Celebrate Halloween with your Fitness Center staff! Pick out your best, appropriate costume, (nothing that would get caught in a machine) and wear it to the Fitness Center on Thursday, October 31st. Be prepared for a ghoulish workout experience!

*12 Days of Fitness* November & December- Give yourself the gift of Fitness! Exercise 12 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas and receive a Fitness T-Shirt! Participants must have a valid WRFC membership. Cost is only $5.00.

*Fit To A T-Contest* September thru December- Every trip you make you have a chance to win our NEW WRFC Fit To A “T-Shirt”. T-shirt drawings will be held on the last day of September, October, November and December. Ask our front desk how you can sign up today!

PERSONAL TRAINING The WRC is excited to introduce a new Personal Trainer to the Fitness Center, Judy Nusbaum! Judy area of expertise is assisting Senior Citizens with their physical fitness needs. Judy joins seasoned qualified trainers, Debbie Murphy and Cherity Elder to assist the inexperienced and experienced exerciser to reach their fitness goals with new techniques and workouts. We have you covered for all your fitness needs! The Personal Training consists of one-on-one sessions at which members will be introduced to new exercises, instructed in proper technique, and given advice on nutrition. If you need variety in your workout, let our personal trainers kick it up a notch! Sessions usually include a cardiovascular warm-up followed by strength training and ends with stretching. Who would benefit from Personal Training? Everyone! Our trainers can help you gain speed and strength for a specific sport, or help you with goals of weight loss or gain. Whatever your goal is, we will help you achieve it! One-on-One Individual Sessions A minimum of 10 sessions is required. Each session is only $12.50 for a total of $125. Please call the Fitness Center @ 620-3263435 to schedule an appointment with Debbie, Cherity or Judy.


Flag football is back for the youth in Wellington! This league provides the perfect alternative for kids too young or not quite ready to play tackle football. There will be two separate divisions of play, a 6-8 year old division and a 9-12 year old division. This is open to BOTH boys and girls. Days: Saturday Mornings Starting September 7th through October 19th Time: TBA Early Bird Registration: $30.00 Registration after September 4th: $40.00 Deadline: Wednesday, September 4th Parent Meeting: September 5th at 7 pm @ WRC Practice held at WMS practice field/track

Back by popular demand is the South Central Youth Volleyball League. This is a traveling league that is played on Saturdays. This league helps players develop skills and gives valuable experience before they reach middle school and high school. Days: Saturdays (September—October) Grades: 3rd/4th and 5th/6th Early Bird registration: $35.00 Registration after August 30th: $45.00 Coaches Meeting will be held September 3rd at 7:00 pm located at the WRC.

Don’t miss out! We’re planning a trip to the Graffiti Paintball Fields this fall. Players may used their own equipment, but must buy paintballs at the course, $5 for 500 paintballs. Find your camouflage, tell your friends and get ready to go. Date: Friday, October 25th, (no school) Age: 6th-12th grade Time: 11:00 am-4:00 pm, Bus departs/returns to the WRC Price: $35, includes 500 paintballs, equipment rental & transportation. Bring your own snacks & wear long sleeves, etc. for the trip. All participants must fill out a waiver form and have a parent or guardian’s signature.

The NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition creates a lively and engaging forum for boys and girls ages 8-15 to compete against others their age. Boys and girls will compete separately from one another. PPK is intended to encourage youth participation and emphasize the FUN side of football. All participants must provide a birth certificate and parents must sign a waiver at registration. The age determination date is Dec. 31st, 2013. Date: Sept.22nd @ 2:00 pm Sectional Event: TBA Location: Worden Park Price: FREE Please pre-register by Thursday, Sept. 19th May register @ event (Sept. 22nd only)

Join us for Pizza and games 6:00 pm Friday, September 27th before Wichita Collegiate game! 45 lucky middle school students will be selected by a random drawing at school. Chosen students will be issued a ticket for the party. Date: Friday, September 27th Time: 6:00 pm Location: Sellers Park on the slab by the train. Age: Middle School Students. 15 students per grade by random drawing


Get hands on experience while learning the correct and safe way to shoot air rifles. Participants will learn proper handling, care and safety while learning to shoot at pellet traps. Shooters will be instructed on the standing, kneeling and prone positions. Safety glasses, air rifles, pellets and targets will be provided. Days: Saturdays, Oct. 19th-Nov. 16th Time: 10-11:30 am Price: $30 Age: 8-14 Location: Armory Instructor: Lanny Taylor Min: 6 Max: 20

Children 1st-8th grades grab your parent or adult family member (18+) to shoot baskets for a chance to win a grocery card to go towards your Thanksgiving Dinner! Adults can participate in more than one team if you have multiple children participating. Days: Saturday, November 16th Time: 1:00 pm Price: $3 per team Grades: 1-8th Location: WHS

Dribble and shoot your way to fun and excitement in the WRC Youth Basketball Program. Various ball sizes and goal heights are determined by age divisions. T-shirts are provided to all players. Please register by Friday, Nov. 1st. Days: Saturday, starting Jan 4th to end of Feb. Price: $35.00 ($45 after 11-1-13) Age Divisions: 1st/2nd gr., 3rd/4th gr. & 5th/6th gr. Skills Assessment: Sat., Nov. 9th @ WHS 1st/2nd Grades @10 –11 am 3rd/4th Grades @ 11 am-12 pm 5th/6th Grades @ 12 -1 pm Coaches Meeting Thursday, Nov. 7th: 1st-4th gr. 7 pm 5th & 6th gr. 7:30 pm

Young players registered in this fun and exciting program will be taught the basic and beginning fundamentals that it takes to play basketball. Instruction will be given on 8’ goals and junior size balls will be used for proper shooting development and ball handling skills. Participants may wear shorts or sweats and must wear court shoes. Days: Saturdays, Jan 4th—25th Please register by Friday, Jan. 3rd Time: 9:00-10:00 am Price: $25.00 Age: 5 years to Kindergarten Location: Lincoln Elem.

Improve your hitting skills in the off-season by using batting cages purchased by the WRC and put up at the Armory. Ball screens, pitching machines and balls will be provided. The two cages may be used by calling the WRC at 326-3323 to set up times. Price: $10/00 per hour. Location: Armory

Join former Friends University collegiate player Hannah Shuck for this clinic. Classes are limited to the first 6 to sign up in each age group. Participants should arrive 15 minutes early to warm-up and are required to provide their own catcher. Classes are geared toward teaching proper technique and softball pitching fundamentals. Days: Tue. or Wed. starting October 1st Time: 5:15-8:15 pm Price: $40 one time fee paid to the WRC at time of registration Deposit: $40 payable to Hannah Shuck at time of registration (Covers missed classes) $12 per class, paid directly to Hannah Shuck Instructor: Hannah Shuck Instructor will place students in class times and will make contact with students/parents to give clinic schedule. Beginners and younger aged groups will be assigned earlier times and more experienced and older aged groups will have later clinic times.

Goju-Ryu Karate brings a pathway to internal peace, self discipline, physical fitness, a peaceful way of life and a tradition of respectfully serving others with honor. Instructor Steve Reynolds is a 4th degree black belt. He has studied for 25 years in Wichita. Steve encourages youth 8 years and over to register, especially adolescents and adults who are positive role models for the younger participants. Family’s are welcome and encouraged! Days: Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00 pm & Saturdays, 10:00-11:30 am Dates: Session 1; September 3rd-28th Session 2; October 1st-29th Session 3; November 2nd-30th Session 4; December 3rd-31st Price: Single- $25 / Family- $40 Instructor: Steven Reynolds Location: WRC Min.: 5 Max.: 15


Play is set for 5-on-5 games. At captains meeting, we will go over rules and play. The winning team will receive custom designed champion shirts. Days: Sundays, starting September, 29th Time: 2:00 pm Price: $150 per team Location: Worden Park Captains Meeting: September, 13th @ 6:30 pm at WRC MIN: 4 Teams MAX: 12 TEAMS

This 5-on-5, full court basketball league plays by high school rules with a few minor modifications. Team roster forms may be picked up at the WRC. To register a team you must turn in a completed roster form and entry fee before or at the preseason captains meeting. Days: Sundays, starting Jan. 5th (Season length depends on number of teams registered) Time: 4:00 pm (games played hourly) Price: $250.00 per team Age: 16 and older (a waiver must be filled out and signed by parent for participant under the age of 18) Location: WHS Gym Captains Meeting: Thursday, Dec. 19th, 6:30 pm @ WRC MIN: 4 TEAMS MAX: 12 TEAMS

Get a group of fellow employees, church members, family and friends together to play some volleyball! Team roster forms may be picked up at the WRC. Your team must be registered by Sept. 30th. Days: Mondays, starting October 7th (Season length depends on number of teams registered) Time: 7:00/7:45/8:30/9:15 pm Price: $75 per team Age: 16 and older (a waiver must be filled out and signed by parent for participant under the age of 18) Location: WHS Gym Please register by 9-30-13 Captains Meeting: Monday, Sept. 30th at 6:30 @ WRC MIN: 4 TEAMS MAX: 12 TEAMS

Open gym will be available to both youth and adults with plenty of basketball goals available. Individuals will be able to shoot hoops while half or full court pick-up games are played. Gather friends or team members to enjoy the game of basketball. Supervision and balls are provided. Days: Sundays, starting Dec 8th to Mar. 2nd. Time: 12:30-3:30 pm Price: $1.00 per person Location: WHS Gym Age: Middle School—Adults


Join us for a trip to watch the Chiefs take on the Denver Broncos on December 1st! We will be taking a charter bus so you don’t have to worry about the drive! Bus will depart from the WRC at 6:30 am.


We have several value-packed reasonably priced party packages available with choice of colors to make it exactly what you want, but with the added benefits of the hassle and mess staying with us, So sit back, relax and enjoy the celebration! For more information, date availability and to book a party, call us at 620-326-3323. For your convenience you may download a Birthday Party Form online at wellingtonrec.com. Forms are located on the left side under WRC Services. Reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee availability of building and personnel. A $25 deposit is required before we can reserve your date on our calendar.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES All parties are 1 1/2 hours and include 1 coordinator to set up, help during party and clean up! *The Games: $45, up to 25 children. Includes use of game room area. *The Party: $70, Up to 12 children, use of game room area, 1/4 sheet decorated cake, drinks, tableware, 12 party favors and 1 personalized banner. *The Works: $90, Up to 12 children, use of game room area, 1/4 sheet decorated cake, drinks, tableware, 12 party favors, 1 personalized banner, 12 helium balloons, 15 invitations and 12 make and take crafts.

PAINTING PARTIES Parties for kids may only be booked Saturdays or Sundays. There is a minimum of 5 painters. You may choose from any painting we have in our gallery, or we can work with you to create a new painting for your party! Kids parties take two hours, around one hour to paint and the rest of the time for cake/food and gifts. This party is geared towards children 2nd grade and older. Group rates for kids parties are $10 per painter.

*The Color Splash: $25 rental fee and $10 per painter *Rainbow Party: $45 rental fee (includes 1/4 sheet cake, tableware and drinks, party favor bags) and $10 per painter.

DANCE/BIRTHDAY PARTIES All include the use of WRC’s Music system, but CD’s, MP3’s iPOD’s must be provided. *Package 1: $60, 2 hours, up to 35 youth. Includes Use of ballroom only. *Package 2: $75, 2 hours, up to 35 youth. Includes Use of ballroom, downstairs concessions and game room area. *Package 3: $100, 2 1/2 hours, up to 50 youth. Includes use of ballroom, downstairs concessions and game room area. *Slumber Party: $125, 7:00 pm-9:00 am. Includes use of downstairs concessions and game room area, upstairs ballroom, 2 WRC supervisors until 11 pm. Parent(s) must stay over night! Additional Party Information: All fees must be paid at least 3 days before the requested date to avoid cancellation and forfeiture of deposit. Times available are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, unless otherwise approved by the WRC. Availability is subject to change and is at the WRC’s discretion. There will be an additional $10 cleaning fee for all participants who request to bring in their own approved cake and refreshments. A WRC Rental form must be completed on ALL party requests. Questions? Call the WRC at 620-326-3323.

Many “A La Carte” Options Available! Just Ask!


The Recreation Center, Memorial Auditorium, Armory and McKinley Building may be reserved and rented. Contact the WRC for more information on additional options, deposits and to pick up a Rental Packet. Please note that a Facility Rental Application must be returned along with the applicable deposit before we can reserve your date on our calendars. For your convenience

you may download a Rental Form online at wellingtonrec.com for the facilities listed on this page. Forms are located on the left side under WRC Services. To guarantee availability of building and personnel, a facility deposit is required before we can reserve your date on our calendar The WRC and Memorial Auditorium rentals are divided into the following time periods: 1-4 hours 5-8 hours Additional hours 8 and over, paid by the hour The McKinley Building and Armory may be rented out by the hour with a maximum per day.

Wellington Recreation Commission, 202 S. Jefferson Meeting room Upstairs; 1-4 hrs. Meeting room Upstairs; 5-8 hrs.

No Food/With Food No Food/With Food

$25/$40 $45/$100

Upstairs only; Meeting Room and Kitchen; 1-4 hrs. Upstairs only; Meeting Room and Kitchen; 5-8 hrs.

No Food/With Food No Food/With Food

$50/$65 $75/$100

Downstairs only; Game Room and Concession area; 1-4 hrs. Downstairs only; Game Room and Concession area; 5-8 hrs.

No Food/With Food No Food/With Food

$60/$75 $100/$125

No Food/With Food No Food/With Food

$175/$100 $125/$150

Entire WRC Building; Upstairs and Downstairs; 1-4 hrs. Entire WRC Building; Upstairs and Downstairs; 5-8 hrs. Additional fees apply for custodial personnel. Memorial Auditorium, 208 N. Washington Class A- Entire Auditorium; Floor, Concourse and Mezzanine; 1-4 hrs. Class A- Entire Auditorium; Floor, Concourse and Mezzanine; 4-8 hrs.

$200 $300

Class B– Use of Floor, Concourse and Mezzanine; 1-4 hrs. $100 Class B– Use of Floor, Concourse and Mezzanine; 4-8 hrs. $150 Additional fees apply for custodial personnel, use of the portable stage, charging admission fees, external concessions and beverages. McKinley Building, 514 N. Olive; Hourly Rental $10 per hour Armory, 218 S. High St.; 2 hrs./$20 3 hrs./$25 4 hrs./$30 Additional fees apply for table/chair set-ups, and bringing in extra tables and chairs.

Max $100 per day 5-8 hrs./$100


The WRC is ready to go for another school year of fun for all elementary kids after school! We offer help with homework, concessions for after school snacks, games and more! Supervision is provided! Kids Club is CLOSED on Wednesdays, holidays, early release days and when there is no school. Kindergarten may attend if accompanied by an older sibling. Kids Club starts Tuesday, September 3rd. New! Special Kids Club days at the Memorial Auditorium for fun and games. To be announced at a later date.

Hours: 3:30-5 pm

Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays


Dances are held at the WRC once a month from 8 to 10 pm for ALL middle school students (6th—8th grades). Cost is $3 for backdoor wristband, which is sold at WMS lunch the day before a dance & all day at the WRC. Regular entry is $5 at the door.

RedLines are held at the Memorial Auditorium once a month from 9 to 11 pm for ALL middle school students (6th-8th grades). Cost is $3 per person.


Get your costumes ready and have goblins of fun at WRC’s Halloween Fun Fest! Just dress up in your favorite costume and join us! Enjoy these Halloween festivities; a costume contest, games, yummy snacks, treat bags, and crafts. Please register by Wednesday, 10/23. Sorry, we will not be able to take walkin registrations the evening of the event. $5 Late Fee applies Thursday & Friday, October 24th & 25th. Min: 30 Max: 80


Santa has a very busy schedule, but he will join us for this special visit at the WRC! The festive morning includes breakfast, a Christmas craft, holiday treat bags and a keepsake photo taken with Santa by Susan’s Portrait Designs. Photos will be ready for pick up by December 12th. Children 3 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Please pre-register by Wed., Dec. 4th! Sorry no walk in registrations day of the event.

Date: Saturday, December 7th Time: 9:00-10:30 am Price: $7.00 — $5 Late fee applies Thur. & Fri., 12/5-6 (Please register by 12/4/13) Location: WRC Age: 10 years and younger Min: 15 Max: 75

Crown Uptown; “Cats” Join us for Broadway’s second longest running show in history and the fourth longest production in London’s West End History. This audience-favorite musical composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as the Jellicle Choice and decide what cat will ascend to Heavyside Layer and come back to a new life. Do not miss this rare opportunity to see this unique play! Price includes admission to the play, a catered dinner and transportation. Thursday, October 17th Time: 10:00 am- 4:00 pm, Departs from the WRC Price: $60 Max: 14

Saturday, September 7th, 2:00-3:30 pm For Girls, Kind.-6th Grades & their Moms/Caregivers Early Bird Registration thru Aug. 30th: $5 per couple Regular Registration after Aug. 30th: $10 per couple Additional participants: $5 per person Location: Recreation Center Min: 6 couples Max: 20 couples


All supplies will be provided at the Youth & Adult leisure Arts workshops, unless otherwise noted!

Let’s learn about our prehistoric friends in this fun class. We’ll make dino happy feet, treasure stones, share snacks and stories! When: Friday, September 20th Time: 10:00-11:00 am Age: 3-5 years Price: $10.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 14

Get ready for Halloween and make some spooky treats! Treats will include everything yucky and still taste yummy! We’ll have snacks in class with enough to take home later! Class also includes an art project. When: Monday, October 14th Time: 10:00-11:00 am Age: 3-5 years Price: $10.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Recreation Center Min: 6 Max: 20

Join us for a celebration of Thanksgiving. We’ll learn about the Mayflower, the Indians and the times of Plymouth, Preschoolers create A-maze-ing Lanterns and help prepare a feast the whole class can gobble up! When: Monday, November 18th Time: 10:00-11:00 am Age: 3-5 years Price: $10.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Recreation Center Min: 6 Max: 20

Join us as we decorate reindeer cookies, make an ornament and paint a special plate for Santa’s cookies! Plates will be fired and ready for pick-up at the WRC Monday, December 16th. Class includes snack. When: Monday, December 9th Time: 10:00-11:00 am Age: 3-5 years Price: $16.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 14

Kids this is your chance to explore glazing techniques on three bisqueware pieces of your choice! Applications will include pouring, spraying, dipping and brushing of glazes. Don’t miss the fun! NOTE USD 353 is out this day, so it’s the perfect time to create! When: Friday, October 25th (no school!) Time: 10:00-11:15 am Age: 5 years and up Price: $18.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 14

Calling ALL kids who like to play with their food! We’ll create all sorts of edible creations using your favorite foods! Make monsters, bugs, festive treats or whatever you choose to create and eat.. When: Monday, December 2nd Time: 4:00-5:00 pm Age: 6 & up Price: $10.00 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Recreation Center Min: 6 Max: 20


In Paint Your ART Out, enjoy a fun-filled, artistic evening full of laughter and great company! Relax and discover your inner artist in a fun, casual environment and let your creative juices flow. This unique experience is for everyone, from seasoned painters to the ‘young at heart.’ It’s fun and stress free and a great way to meet new and old friends. Class includes step by step directions, your 16 X 20 canvas, all the brushes and paints you will need to complete an acrylic painting. Day/Date: Monday, September 30th Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Price: $25.00 Age: Adults 21 & Better Min: 6 Max: 12 Instructor: Marcine Goodrum Location: McKinley Building

With just a few ingredients and a steady hand, you can elevate your basic sugar cookies into works of (edible) art. Join us in learning how to decorate cookies with royal icing that are perfect for your upcoming Halloween parties and Thanksgiving feasts, and walk away with techniques to carry with you into other seasons. This hands-on class will teach you the basics of piping, and include more advanced work like flooding, dragging, and tufting. All supplies provided. This is a great value!! Participants will be able to take home their decorated cookies and a ‘take home kit’ the following day which includes; pastry tips and bags, flooding sticks, a cookie cutter, recipe cards, and tube bottle. DAY/DATE: Tuesday, October 15 TIME: 6:00-8:00 pm PRICE: $30.00 AGE: 14 & up INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Wellington LOCATION: WRC Upstairs MIN: 5 MAX: 12

FUSED TRAY SET Recycle your old wine, vinegar or fizzy drink bottles . Bring your empty, clean bottles and we will fuse them flat to create a unique serving tray for cheese, butter or appetizers. We’ll also decorate a serving knife or spoon with special glass fusion. Projects will be fired and ready for pick up Monday, November 11h. DAY/DATE: Monday, November 4 TIME: 5:30-6:30 pm Please note! The WRC sells AGE: Adults, 18 & up PRICE: $22.00 fused and jewelry hardware. We INSTRUCTOR: Marcine Goodrum LOCATION: WRC can also fire your glass projects MIN: 6 MAX: 12 for a small fee.


Rock & Roll Kids Join experienced instructor, Jennifer Kinyon for some fun dance moves in this active class! Students will also learn rolls, handstands, cartwheels and proper stretching. Day: Saturdays Dates: Oct. 12-Nov. 2 Time: 9:00-9:45 am Age: 5-10 years Price: $15.00 Location: Recreation Center Min: 7 Max: 16

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GOLDEN CHAIN GROUP

12:00 pm, NOON Senior Luncheon Please join us for a delicious luncheon followed by a white elephant gift exchange.

Our delicious meal will include: Roast Beef, Potatoes, Vegetables, Dinner Rolls, Dessert and Beverages 1:00 pm: Prize Bingo Prize Food Baskets will be given!

If you are looking for a good game of cards, fun, and conversation, come to the WRC each Wednesday and play the afternoon away from 1:00-4:00 pm. This is a free weekly event for Senior citizens who enjoy playing pitch, pinochle, and socializing.


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