For your convenience there are 4 easy ways to register; online, by phone, by mail, (download a registration form) and in person at the Recreation Center at 202 South Jefferson in Wellington.
Wellington Recreation Commission
The WRC is operated through the USD 353. It is governed by five selected residents of Wellington who give their services to the community. The WRC Board holds its regular meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 am at the Recreation Center. Residents are invited to attend and are welcome to make suggestions or comments to improve the programs or facilities offered. Board members include; President- Hankie Holefelder, Vice-President- Tamara McCue, Secretary- Matt Barton, membersâ€“ Amy Jenkins and John Brand.
Want to receive regular email updates on upcoming WRC programs and services? Sign up for RecRap and get the latest information delivered right to your desktop. Signing up is easy! To subscribe, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following text in the message:
Cody White ................................. Superintendent Marcine Goodrum .............. Asst. Superintendent Tanner Ford ...............................Sports Director Julie Wellington ............. Administrative Manager Crystal Dawson....... Staff Specialist/Fitness Instr. Maria Holverson ................................ Custodian Cathy Shuck ..................... Concessions Manager Ronnie Metzen.................. Outdoor Maintenance Debbie Zens .............. Fitness Center Coordinator Debbie Murphy ....... Lead Fitness Instructor & PT Cherity Elder ............................ Personal Trainer Airliy Cornejo.........IT Fitness Center Coordinator
SUBSCRIBE RecRap John Doe
Wellington Fitness Center The Fitness Center, 620-326-3435 is located on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Auditorium. The auditorium is currently being upgraded with ADA modifications, the FC is open to full capacity. OPEN Mon.-Thurs., 5:30 am-9:00 pm, Fri., 5:30 am-7:00 pm Sat., 6:00 -12:00 pm Sun., 1:00 pm-3:00 pm FITNESS CENTER Membership Special
Begin the New Year feeling your best! Enjoy a 1-Year Membership to the Fitness Center at GREAT SAVINGS! All new memberships also include a FREE Fitness Assessment.
1 Year Single ($40 savings) $160 1 Year Family ($70 savings) $250 1 Year Single Senior ($50 savings) $110 1 Year Family Senior ($50 savings) $190 Offer Expires Jan. 31st, 2013. Fees must be paid in full at the at time of enrollment.
Not sure which classes are right for you? Preview our variety of classes for FREE to help you decide! Register by Jan. 7th at the WRC or on-line @ www.wellingtonrec.com.
FITNESS CLASS SESSIONS New this Winter-Spring! For our fitness participants‟ convenience, class sessions are longer, three 6-week sessions replaces the four 4-week sessions previously held. The costs are actually lower, if you enroll in all sessions you are receiving 18 weeks of classes instead of 16 weeks! All classes will be held at the WRC. Session 1; Jan. 21-Feb. 28 Session 2; Mar. 4– Apr. 18 Session 3; Apr.22-May 30 Classes on this page are designed for ages 14 through adult. Classes will not be held during Spring Break Mar. 18th-22nd.
ZUMBA FITNESS Ditch the workout … and join the party!! Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms with easy to follow moves to create a dynamic program that will blow you away. Join people across America that have decided that having Ditch the Workout, fun and working out are not mutually exclusive.
DAY/TIME: Mon. & Thurs. TIME: 7:15-8:15 pm PRICE: $35 INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Tracy, CT MIN: 7 MAX: 25
CT Join the party!
ZUMBA TONE When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick). It combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and a high-energy cardio work with Latin-infused Zumba moves to create a calorietorching, strength-training dance fitness-party! DAYS: Mondays TIME: 6:15-7:15 pm PRICE: $22 INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Tracy, CT MINIMUM: 7 MAXIMUM 25
BUTZ & GUTZ This core conditioning class will focus on the front and rear of core stability. Discover the exciting combination of yoga, flexibility training and strength training to tighten your abs, lower back and glutes. Please note, Butz & Gutz free trial will be held January 14th-18th; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:30-6:15 pm.
DAY/TIME: Mondays & Wednesdays TIME: 5:30-6:15 pm PRICE: $32 INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Dawson,aCT MINIMUM: 7 MAXIMUM: 25
GENTLE YOGA Explore gentle movements to increase flexibility, strength and well-being. Students are led through stretches, yoga postures and breathing practices, then guided into deep relaxation. Ideal for those with chronic pain or stress, illness or injury. Leave your troubles behind, wear comfortable clothing and join us!
DAY/TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays TIME: 6:30—7:15 pm PRICE: $32 INSTRUCTOR: Sadie Black, CT MIN: 7 MAX: 25
SUNRISE YOGA This fast-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 (asana) to the next on an inhale or an exhale for a great cardio workout. DAYS: Thursdays TIME: 6:15—6:45 am PRICE: $20 INSTRUCTOR: Sadie Black, CT MINIMUM: 7 MAXIMUM: 25
HI / LO An energetic, upbeat aerobics class that is sure to get your body moving with high and low impact movements. A great workout for all levels of fitness enthusiasts, this class combines cardiovascular training and toning exercises, for a superior total body workout. Hi/Lo Power Mix utilizes a wide range of equipment including kickboxing, resistance bands, and free weights
DAY/TIME: Tuesdays & Thursdays TIME: 5:30-6:30 pm PRICE: $42 INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Murphy, CT MINIMUM: 7 MAXIMUM: 25
Ongoing Fitness Classes– Winter/Spring 2012 Sun
6:15-6:45am Sunrise Yoga
10:30-11:15am Silver Sneakers
10:30-11:15am Silver Sneakers
9:00-9:45am Rock and Roll Kids 10:00-11:30am Goju-Ryu Karate
5:30-6:15pm Butz & Gutz
5:30-6:30pm Hi/Lo Fusion
6:15-7:15pm Zumba Tone 7:15-8:15pm Zumba Fitness
6:30-7:15pm Gentle Yoga 7:30-9:30pm Goju-Ryu Karate
5:30-6:15pm Butz & Gutz
5:30-6:30pm Hi/Lo Fusion 6:30-7:15pm Gentle Yoga 7:15-8:15pm Zumba Fitness
SilverSneakers© The SilverSneakers Fitness Program is the nation’s leading exercise program designed exclusively for older adults. Join our Silver Sneakers instructor, Crystal Dawson stay active and have fun all at the same time! Move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to in increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. To find out more, call Crystal at the Rec Center, 326-3323. This class is Free of charge and held at the Recreation Center.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, ongoing 10:30-11:15 am
FITNESS CENTER SPECIALS
Sweetheart Special- Valid for February 1st-28th. Buy or renew a membership and get a second new single membership for a friend or family for 1/2 price. March Madness!- Sign in when you come to work out 12 or more times from March 1st-31st and your name will be put into a drawing to win a 3 month single membership! Spring Into Fitness- Buy 1 get a 2nd for 1/2 price! Valid from April 1st-30th. 2 month single $37.50 2 month family $60.00 2 month single Senior $30.00 2 month family Senior $45.00 Student Special All students, high school and college, may purchase a one month membership for ONLY $10, to the Fitness Center thru the end of May! Students must show their current Student ID (or other proof of current enrollment) when purchasing their memberships at the FC. Students 14 & 15 years old must have an adult member (18 or older) with them to work out. 16 year olds may work out alone.
The WRC is excited to introduce a new Personal Trainer to the Fitness Center, Cherity Elder! Cherity is a Wellington native, and has recently been certified through NETA (National Exercise Trainer Association) as a Personal Trainer. Cherity joins seasoned qualified trainer, Debbie Murphy 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-onone hourly 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: Cherity; after 4:00 pm weekdays, Weekends by appointment Debbie; Tue. & Thur. after 6:30 pm
We have amazing Fitness Instructors & Trainers!
Debbie Murphy is a Certified Personal Trainer and fitness instructor with over 34 years of experience at the Fitness Center. Debbie shares her ‘wealth of wellness’ knowledge for the benefit of her students, some have been taking her classes for many years. Sadie Black, CT has been the instructor for the ever popular Yoga classes, (a 6:15 am morning class has been added) for the past 5 years. Cindy Tracy came to the WRC in 2011 and fit right in with our schedule. She enjoys instructing the energetic Zumba classes. Crystal Dawson is the WRC’s SilverSneaker instructor, she makes sure our senior citizens stay limber and active Crystal’s enthusiasm make Silver Sneakers fun for all. She also instructs the Gutz & Butz class. Cherity Elder is a Certified Personal Trainer, who just joined the Fitness team. Welcome Cherity!
NUTRITION FOOD ANALYSIS Are you always wondering as you are going down the aisle at the store if that product you are putting in your cart is really that good for you? Ann Hunter can help. Ann, a registered and licensed dietitian works with the dietary department at SRMC and is also an instructor at Wichita State University. She will look at some popular food products and give you alternatives and suggestions to increase your nutritional wellness. Call the WRC at 326-3323, look at wellingtonrec.com or Facebook for date class will be held in March. DATE/DAY: March– Exact date TBD TIME: 5:30-6:30 pm PRICE: Free LOCATION: WRC, downstairs
MEALS IN MINUTES
This hands on class will share useful information about how to plan healthful meals, prepare tasty, low-cost foods that are quick and easy and help make dollars last through the month. We will work together to prepare three tasty and nutritious meals to feed a family of five that your family team will take home after class. Youth 12 years and up may attend with parent. Register by February 21st. DATE: Sunday, Feb. 24th TIME: 3:00-5:30 pm PRICE: $35.00 LOCATION: WRC MINIMUM: 5 MAXIMUM: 10
Kid’s Club is open for 2nd-5th graders, K-1st gr. may attend if accompanied by an older sibling. Adult supervision provided. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday from 3:30-5:00 pm. CLOSED WEDNESDAYS & Days that USD 353 is not in session.
FRIDAY FUNDAYS!! Join us for special fun activities; contests, crafts, video madness and movies with free popcorn.
REDLINE NIGHT OUT We know that teens need their own space sometimes. At this event 6th -8th graders can enjoy video games, music, snacks and activities with friends their own age. Fridays, Apr. 5th & May 3rd 8:30-10:30 pm AT: Memorial Aud. $3 Admission at the door
REDLINE AFTER GAME PIZZA PARTY Activities include dodgeball, basketball, video games, relays & music. Please note that students will not be allowed to leave once inside until the event is over, or a parent comes to pick them up. Friday, 9:00-11:00 pm Feb. 1st after Mulvane Homecoming AT: Memorial Aud . $3 Admission at the door
Please note; the location of the RedLine events above are scheduled to take place at the Memorial Auditorium at the time this brochure was printed. The actual location of some or all of the events is subject to change.
Dances take place from 8-10 pm @ the WRC. Admission is $5 for all dances. Back Note to Parents & Door Passes will be available for purchase at the middle school during the lunch Students Doors will open at the beginperiod the day of the dance and at the Rec Center. Saturday • January 12th • ‘Glow’ In the New Year! Saturday • February 16th • Valentine’s Dance *Semi-Formal, Let’s glam it up for Valentine’s Day! Saturday • March 9th • St. Patty’s Wear green to win fabulous prizes! Saturday • April 13th • Spring Fling Dance Friday • May 10th • School’s Out Party *Semi-Formal– nice dress cloths should be worn, jeans (black jeans OK), shorts, or hats/visors will not be allowed.
ning of the dances. Please do not drop children off more than 5 minutes before dances start. Parents need to be prompt in picking their children @ 10 pm. School Dress Code enforced. NO shorts, sweatpants, halter or spaghetti strap tops, hats or visors allowed. You will be asked to call your parents to pick you up so you can change clothes or you will not be allowed to enter, if dress code is not followed.
The Wellington Recreation Center and the Chamber of Commerce are going on the road together– for a ski trip to Winter Park! Winter Park offers awesome skiing and fantastic views of the Colorado mountain scenery. A $50 deposit to the WRC or Chamber office reserves your seat on the bus. Contact the Chamber at 326-7446 or the Recreation Center at 326-3323 for additional information. Price does not include lift tickets or meals. Reservation deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, 2013.
Sleeper bus transportation, free shuttles to slope, 2 nights lodging at Beaver Village Condos; (with full kitchens, pool, hot tub), ski equipment; (skis, poles, boots) and experienced guides to take care of all the details and see to it that you have a great time!
* Estimated times. Presented by the Wellington Recreation Center and the Wellington Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Slope in Wichita.
Moms, enjoy a special evening just for you and your son! Aunts, grandmothers and caregivers are also welcome to the Bowling Party at Meadow Lanes Bowling Alley. We will start the evening with two games of bowling. After bowling we will enjoy pizza and pop. Please register at the WRC or on-line by Wednesday, Apr. 10th at 5:00 pm. A $5 late fee will be charged Thursday and Friday, Apr. 11th & 12th. Maximum ‘bumper’ lanes– 5.
PAINTBALL TRIP Run, crawl, or dive behind a tree stump, an old car, or tractor tires to avoid incoming fire! We‟re planning our Spring trip to the Graffiti Paintball Fields by Belle Plaine. Players may use their own equipment, but must buy paintballs at the course ($5 for 100 paintballs). Find your camouflage, tell your friends and come prepared for fun. DATE: April 6th, Saturday AGE: 6th-12th Grade TIME: Bus Leaves at 12:15 pm from WRC, & returns to WRC @ 5:30 pm FEE: $35 (includes 500 paintballs, equipment rental & transportation) For more information on paintballs, Nitrogen & CO2 refills, etc. call the WRC. 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.
Fathers, uncles and grandfathers put on your dancing shoes, and gather up your favorite sweetie for the DADDY DAUGHTER DISNEY PRINCESS PARTY! Your daughter can be a princess for an evening, like Cinderella, Belle, Ariel, Snow White, Jasmine, Ella among other fairytale friends. Again this year to make your evening more enjoyable, we will offer hor ‟dorves and scrumptious snacks the first hour and dessert from 7:30-8:30 pm for you to dine at your leisure. The evening also includes special keepsake photos by Susan‟s Portrait Designs, fun contests, door prizes, and special gifts for each girl. Dress; FUN and „princess‟ party attire. Event will be held at the Recreation Center. Please register at the WRC by Wednesday, Feb. 27th at 5:00 pm. A $5 late fee will be charged Thursday, Feb. 28th and Friday, Mar. 1st.
Easter Eggcellent Hunt Grab your flashlights and bring your whole family for this special egg hunt. We‟ll start the evening playing Easter games with the Easter bunny and as soon as it‟s dark start the hunt. Each egg has been filled with candy or coupons from participating sponsors, including gold and silver eggs with a special currency! After the hunt we‟ll enjoy Easter treats. Participants are required to bring their own flashlight (no larger than 2 “D” cell batteries). Children 10 & younger must be accompanied by an adult. Rain-out location; the Armory. Please register by Tue., Mar. 26th. Late Fee of $5 per family applies Wed. & Thurs. (3/27 & 3/28). Minimum; 20, Maximum; 80. Thurs., Mar. 28th, 8-9 p.m. For All Families At Melody Bowl $6 per person, $4 each for 3 or more within family
Thank you to these Sponsors; Security State Bank, 1st National Bank, Wal-Mart, & Aquatic Center
Searching for a fun and easy way to celebrate a birthday? Stress no longer– let us plan your child‟s party! The Wellington Recreation Commission offers three birthday party packages that each last 1 ½ hours and each include use of the game room facility, trained staff to set up, run party and clean up. Please reserve parties two weeks in advance to insure availability. THE GAMES: $45, up to 25 guests.
THE PARTY: $70, up to 12 guests. Includes cake, punch, plates, party favors and personalized banner.
THE WORKS: $90 up to 12 guests. Includes cake, punch, plates, party favors, personalized banner, 12 helium balloons and party favors, 15 birthday invitations and 12 make & take crafts.
OPEN GYM BASKETBALL Open to the entire community, for both youth and adults with plenty of basketball goals available. Individual shooting or play pick up games; so gather your friends, teammates, or family members to enjoy a little Sunday afternoon basketball. Supervision & balls provided. DATE: Now thru March 3rd DAY: Sundays TIME: 12:30-3:30 pm-Middle Schoolers-Adults PRICE: $1.00 each Sunday LOCATION: Wellington High School
SPRING BREAK OPEN GYM Have nothing to do when you are out of school? Interested in playing basketball, Wii, PS2/3, xbox and other fun games? Come join us for fun and games when school is not in session. Supervision will be provided. DATES: Spring Break (Mar. 18-22) TIME: 1:00-4:00 pm AGE: 4th-12th Graders PRICE: $2/Visit LOCATION: Memorial Auditorium
WINTER SOFTBALL CLINIC
Get a head start on softball season this winter! WHS coach T.D. Buck will instruct students on hitting and fielding to improve their skills. Classes may be combined if they do not maintain a minimum of six students each.
Are your children too young to play T-ball but need to get out and play ball? Blastball is a new non-competitive sport used to teach kids the basics of hitting and fielding. Blastball will help kids get a head start on fundamentals and further prepare them for T-Ball. Donâ€&#x;t be afraid to sign up to coach; rules are simple, no practices are required, and the game is fun for everyone. COACHES MEETING: May 23rd 6:00pm at the Recreation Center. DAY/DATE: Wednesdays starting June 5th TIME: 6:00-8:00 AGE: 3-4 At time of first game (June 5th) PRICE: $20.00 per player LOCATION: Eisenhower Elementary Playing Fields
DATES/TIMES: Feb. 16th 1:00-2:30 Feb. 17th 2:00-3:30 AGES: 9-14 PRICE: $50 INSTRUCTOR: T.D. Buck LOCATION:
YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE Come signup for a sport that children of all ages can enjoy. This is a great sport to learn about teamwork and learn new skills. Each participant is required to wear shin guards for safety purposes. Teams will be divided after the Skills assessment. Shirts are provided. Registration begins in January. DAYS/DATE: M, TH Starting April 8th PRICE: $35, $45 after deadline AGE: 1st/2nd Grade 3rd/4th Grade 5th-8th Grade SKILLS ASSESSMENT: Sat. March 16th Reg. Deadline: Wed. March 13th
INSTRUCTIONAL SOCCER Kicking, Heading, Passing, and Dribbling are just a few of the many fundamental skills taught during this 6 week class. So if you have a child with the desire to learn some basic skills and techniques this is a great beginner class for them. Shin guards are a must for the safety of the children. PRICE: $25 DATE: April 6th-27th DAY: Saturdays TIME: 10:00-11:00 a.m. AGE: 5 years & Kindergarten INSTRUCTOR: WRC Staff
The City Wide Track Meet will be held on Friday, May 3rd at the Middle School Track Field.
YOUTH COACH PITCH This recreational league is designed to teach basic fundamentals of baseball/softball in two separate leagues, one for boys and one for girls (IF OUR NUMBERS ALLOW US TO DO SO.) All players bat & play in the field during the entire game. Games are played at Jefferson Park & each player receives a shirt and a hat. Registration begins January 7. No Skill Assessment for Coach Pitch. DAYS/DATE: M, T, TH Starting June 3rd PRICE: $30 AGE: 7 & 8 years old PRACTICE BEGINS: After May 3rd coaches meeting COACHES MEETING: Thu May 2nd, 6:00 pm LATE FEE: $10 After April 26 REG. DEADLINE: Friday, Apri1 26
T-BALL The goal of this league is to help kids develop skills for baseball and softball. Coaches are encouraged to be involved on the field to help teach the proper techniques during games. A parent/coaches meeting will be held on THURSDAY MAY 23rd at 7:00pm to divide up teams. REGISTRATION DEADLINE MAY 17th. DAY/DATE: Mondays starting June 3rd TIME: Games begin at 6:00pm AGE: 5-6 Year Olds PRICE: $25.00 per player LOCATION: Jefferson Park
CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL RECREATIONAL LEAGUE
CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL OPEN LEAGUE
Cal Ripekn Baseball is back in Wellington for another season! This league is for those who wish to play at a recreational level and learn skills needed to play baseball. New players and those moving to the next age division will participate in the Skill Assessment and then be drafted to teams by the coaches. Players returning to the same age division will remain with the team that drafted them the previous year. A shirt and hat will be provided to all players. Registration begins January 7. Age determination date is 04/30/13. Copy of birth certificate is required. PRICE: $50 DIVISIONS: 9 & 10 year olds 11 & 12 year olds PRACTICE BEGINS: Week of April 9th COACHES MEETING: Thur., April 4, 6:00 pm COACHES CERTIFICATION: Thur., April 4, 7:00 pm LATE FEE: $10 after March 29 REG. DEADLINE: Friday, March 29 Skill Assessments: Saturday, April 6th at Worden Park Fields. 9 & 10 yr. olds: 10:00am-11:00am 11 & 12 yr. olds: 11:00am-Noon ARMORY WILL BE USED AS ALTERNATE LOCATION IN CASE OF RAINY WEATHER
The Wellington Cal Ripken Open League is being offered to players and teams who wish to play at a more competitive level. Teams in this league will have first priority for post season play. Coaches of teams wishing to play in this league must fill out a roster form and return it to the WRC by March 29th. ONLY TEAM REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Activity fee will go towards tournament fees and uniforms. Players must be from Wellington or in the USD 353 School District. Registration begins January 7th. Age determination date is 04/30/13. Copy of birth certificate is required. PRICE: $100 per player DIVISIONS: 9 & 10 year olds 11 & 12 year olds PRACTICE BEGINS: First week of April COACHES MEETING: Tues., April 2, 6:00 pm REG. DEADLINE: Friday, March 29
**Game schedule will interlock with the South Central League**
BABE RUTH SOFTBALL RECREATIONAL LEAGUE * Please see ―Note to parents‖ in right column. * The age groups consisting of this league are 10U and 12U. New players and those moving to the next age division will participate in the Skill Assessment and then be drafted to teams by the coaches. Players returning to the same age division will remain with the team that drafted them the previous year. A shirt and hat will be provided to all players. This softball league is a member of the South Central League. Wellington teams need to QUALIFY through league play to play in postseason. Coaches are allowed to take their team to any ASA post-season tournament even though we are not affiliated with ASA. Registration begins January 7. Age determination date is 01/01/13. Copy of birth certificate is required. PRICE: $50 DIVISIONS: 9 & 10 year olds 11 & 12 year olds COACHES MEETING: Thu. April 4, 6:30 pm COACHES CERTIFICATION: Wed., April 3, 7:00 pm LATE FEE: $10 after March 29 deadline REG. DEADLINE: Friday, March 29 Skill Assessments: Saturday, April 6 at Worden Park Fields. 9 & 10 yr. olds: Noon-1:00pm
BABE RUTH SOFTBALL OPEN LEAGUE This is an open league and is being offered to players and teams who wish to play at a more competitive level. Teams in this league will have first priority for post season play. Coaches of teams wishing to play in this league must fill out a roster form and return it to the WRC by March 29th. ONLY TEAM REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Activity fee will go towards tournament fees and uniforms. Players must be from Wellington or in the USD 353 School District. Registration begins January 7th. Age determination date is 01/01/13. Copy of birth certificate is required. PRICE: $100 per player DIVISIONS: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U-18U 11 & 12 year olds PRACTICE BEGINS: First week of April COACHES MEETING: Tues., April 2, 6:00 pm REG. DEADLINE: Friday, March 29
NOTE TO PARENTS THERE WILL BE AN END TO THE SEASON SWIM PARTY FOR EACH PARTICIPANT IN SUMMER SPORTS LEAGUES ON AUG. 4th AT THE WELLINGTON FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER.
Please note: All programs and schedules listed in this guide are subject to change according to the USD 353 school and community calendars. Updates will be listed on wellingtonrec.com, Wellington Recreation Facebook, announced at schools and other media.
WRC BATTING CAGES Improve your hitting skills in the off-season in the brand new batting cages put up at the Armory. There are two cages to hit in and were put up by the WRC for anyone to work on their skills at anytime during the year. NOTE: TEAMS THAT ARE FORMED THROUGH THE WRC CAN USE THE CAGES FREE OF CHARGE AFTER TEAMS HAVE BEEN FORMED AND HAVE STARTED PRACTICING. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE PRE-SEASON TOURNAMENT TEAMS. ALL OTHER TEAMS OR INDIVIDUALS WILL ADHERE TO THE PRICES BELOW. Ball screens, pitching machines and balls will be provided. PRICE:$10/hr TIME: TBD: Must sign up at WRC Office LOCATION: Armory INSTRUCTION: Available for an additional $10
BABE RUTH SOFTBALL: REC LEAGUE Another season of girl‟s fast pitch softball is coming soon. Get with your friends and travel to surrounding communities to improve your softball skills in this recreatonal league. For more information contact the Recreation Commission. Copy of birth certificate is required. Age determination date is 1/1/2013. PRICE/AGE: $50 =14U $50 =15-18 year olds LATE FEE: $10 After March 29th REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Fri., March 29th SKILL ASSESSMENT: TBA
WELLINGTON SWIM TEAM What better way to improve fitness, condition and cultivate your swimming ability than participating in a FUN summer sport that could some day save your life? Swimming is great conditioning for other sports as well! Football, softball, tennis, you name it ~ Swimming works every muscle in your body and takes your cardio ability to a whole new level. Wellington Swim Team is a member of the Great Plains Swim League and USA Swimming. Swimmers will compete in weekly swim meets against swimmers in the same age group this summer. Swim Meet locations and dates and prices will be published in the Summer brochure. Enrollment in summer swimming lessons is highly recommended. PRACTICE: May 20th-July 19th DAYS: Monday-Friday TIME: 8:00-10:00 a.m. AGES: 5-18 yr. COACHES: To be announced PRICE: *TBD Covers coaches & lifeguards at practice & meets *TBD Missouri Valley Fee (Insurance) *Other fees may apply if swimmer attends championship finals. LOCATION: Wellington Aquatic Center
GOJU-RYU KARATE 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 and has studied for years in Wichita. Steve encourages all age groups to register, especially adolescents and adults as positive role models for the younger participants. Family‟s are welcome and encouraged! DAYS/TIMES: Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 pm & Saturdays, 10:00 -11:30 am DATES: Session 1: Jan. 1st-29th Session 2: Feb. 2nd-26th Session 3: Mar. 2nd-30th Session 4: Apr. 2nd-30th Session 5: May 4th-28th AGE: 8 yrs. & up PRICES: $25 a session per person $40 a session per family INSTRUCTOR: Steve Reynolds LOCATION: Recreation Center
ADULT NOON PICK-UP BASKETBALL Come be a player at the old Junior High Gym each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon to 1:00 pm for pick-up games of basketball. The fee is a $1 per visit and is paid by the quarter at the Fitness Center or WRC. 1st quarter $20 January, February, & March 2nd Quarter: $20 April, May, & June
ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Get ready for volleyball! Team roster forms may be picked up at the Rec Center, all teams must be registered by Feb. 8th. Captains meeting, Feb. 16th at 6:30pm at the WRC. DAYS/DATES: Mondays Feb. 25 thru March. (End Date depends on number of teams) TIME: Matches on 2 courts: Starting at 7:00pm AGE: 16 & Older (A waiver must be signed by a parent for participants under 18). PRICE: $75/Team MINIMUM: 4 Teams
STROKE REFINEMENT Join the Wellington Swim Team for pre-season training this spring. Volunteers are needed to help transport the participants, please help with the carpooling if you can. Please preregister by the Friday before the first training day. If a swimmer is not pre-registered, they will not be able to enter the water. Dates, day and time will be announced on the WRC website and Facebook page when available. For additional information, please contact Jeff Bonham at 316-993-1071.The Wellington Swim Team is part of the Great Plains Swim League and USA Swimming. DATE/DAY: TBD TIME: TBD AGE: 5-18 yr. PRICE: $27.00 LOCATION: South Western College White P.E. Indoor Aquatic Center
Unless otherwise noted, all supplies will be provided for all of the Leisure Arts Classes. Participants will be provided with a smock to wear in class, if the art project warrants it.
PRINCESSES & PIXIE DUST
SUPER SLOPPY FUN
Come and be a princess at this special party! We will create sparkly crowns, magic wands and model magic fairies. We‟ll also read a story and feast on petite princess snacks.
Blubber, gook, finger paints, play dough and paint bombs– we‟ll do it all. The best part is leaving the tidying to us! Dress for getting messy, art aprons will be provided.
DAY: Monday DATE: Jan. 28th TIME: 4:00-5:00 pm AGE: 3-6 yrs. PRICE: $10 INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Zens LOCATION: Elsass Art Center MIN: 6 MAX: 14
DAY/DATE: Monday, Feb. 4th TIME: 4:00-5:00 pm AGE: 3-6 yrs. PRICE: $10 INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Zens LOCATION: Elsass Art Center MINIMUM: 6 MAXIMUM: 14
SPORTS & GARDEN STONES KIDZ CUPCAKEZ We are cookin‟ up some fun in this class! We‟ll bake yummy cupcakes and make fruity sundae cones, with enough to take home. Also make some cool friggie magnets to hold your recipe cards. DAY: Monday DATE: Mar. 25th TIME: 4:00-5:00 pm AGE: 3-6 yrs. PRICE: $10 INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Zens LOCATION: Recreation Center MIN: 6 MAX: 14
ROCK & ROLL KIDS Jump into this energetic introduction to gymnastics with experienced instructor Jennifer Kinyon with The Turning Pointe. Students will learn to jump, roll and tumble while enjoying music and fun-filled educational games. DAY: Saturdays TIME: 9:00-9:45 am DATES: Sess. 1; Jan. 26-Feb. 16 Sess. 2; Feb. 23-Mar. 16 AGE: 5-10 yr. PRICE: $16 INSTRUCTOR: Jennifer Kinyon LOCATION: Recreation Center MINIMUM: 7 MAX: 16
Paint a round stepping stone to look like a basketball, softball or baseball or garden „cobble‟ stone. Its fun and easy with our stamps and stencils.
DAY: Monday DATE: February 25th TIME: 3:45-5:00 p.m. AGE: 6-12 yrs. PRICE: $12 INSTRUCTOR: Debbie Zens MINIMUM: 6 MAXIMUM: 12
MOTHER’S DAY DISH Join us and make a really special dish for your mother for Mother‟s Day! You will glue together mosaic stained glass pieces for your dish, which will be fired and slumped, and ready for pick up by April 30th at the Rec Center. DAY: Monday DATE: April 22nd TIME: 4:00-5:00 pm AGE: 6-12 yr. PRICE: $12 INSTRUCTOR:Debbie Zens LOCATION: Rec. Center MINIMUM: 6 MAXIMUM: 12
Children’s Theater of Wellington presents... Peter Pan! Coming in Spring, 2013 Donations can be sent to: Fly Pan! P.O. Box 573; Wellington KS 67152
MOSAIC MAGIC Bring your imagination and broken china to this class! We‟ll create a one-of-a-kind address plaque or bird house using broken china and stained glass. We‟ll make a design and mosaic pieces with glue the first night, then apply grout the second. All supplies are included in the fee, but you may bring your own china if you wish. DAY/DATE: Monday, Apr. 1, 5:30-7:30 pm Tuesday, Apr. 2, 5:30-6:30 pm PRICE: $22 INSTRUCTOR: Marcine Goodrum LOCATION: Elsass Art Center MINIMUM: 4 MAXIMUM: 8
CROCHET Discover how fun and easy it is to crochet! Crochet is a creative and relaxing way to pass the time. Join us and learn the basic crochet stitches, start and end your work and turn simple yarn into something unique. Yarn and crochet hook provided. DAYS: Thursdays DATE: Feb. 21-28 6:30-8:30 pm PRICE: $16 INSTRUCTOR:Sarah Lawrence LOCATION: WRC, upstairs
Do you think that you are „artistically challenged‟? If the answer is yes, then this art class is just what you‟re looking for to bring out that creative side! Marcine will provide direction in a step by step process to help you discover your inner adult and yes, everyone has one! This artistic experience for for everyone, from seasoned painters to the ‟young at heart‟. Its fun and stress-free and a great way to meet new and old friends. You will complete a 16 x 20 acrylic painting in class. DAY/DATE: Monday, Feb. 18 TIME: 6:30-8:30 pm PRICE: $25 INSTRUCTOR: Marcine Goodrum LOCATION: Elsass Art Center MINIMUM: 6 MAXIMUM: 12
SENIOR DAYS Join the WRC and Sumner County Care Center for special activities at the Senior Center this spring. Dates to be determined, please call the WRC at 326 -3323 for more information at a later date.
WHS CHEERLEADING CAMP Join the WHS Cheerleading squad in this fun and energetic class! Participants will be taught cheers, chants, stunts, jumps, and dance routines. Participants need to wear tennis shoes or dancing shoes, and comfortable clothes. Class fee includes a Cheer Camp t-shirt that will be worn at the performance. Register by Friday, Jan. 25th so that we may get your t-shirt order in. The class will perform their routine that they learn at halftime of the WHS boys basketball game on Homecoming night, Friday, Feb. 1st. The game will start at 7:30 pm. PRACTICES: Tue. and Thur., Jan. 22nd & 24th, 3:45-5:00 pm @ WRC GRADES: Kind-8th gr. PERFORMANCE: Friday, Feb. 1st during half time @ boys basketball game PRICE: $18 includes team t-shirt INSTRUCTORS: WHS Cheerleading Squad MIN: 10 MAX: 30
Wellington Recreation Commission 2013 Winter -Spring programs; fitness, sports, special events/interest and leisure arts.