Wellington Recreation Parks & Recreation Offices & Facilities Recreation Center : 202 S Jefferson — 620-326-3323 Fitness Center: 208 N Washington — 620-326-3435 Family Aquatic Center: 1101 W Harvey — 620-326-5623 Elsass Art Center: 222 S Jefferson Armory: 218 S High
Worden Park: 800 W. Hillside
WRC Office Closed The WRC Office will be CLOSED on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26th and Friday, July 4th for Independence 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. Many THANKS to talented Steve Sturgis for the colorful Aquatic Center photo collage on this brochure’s front cover!
Facility Rentals The Recreation Center, Memorial Auditorium and Armory building may be reserved and rented. Call 620-326-3323 for more information.
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. All requests will remain confidential. A limited amount of funding is available for scholarships. Please inquire about scholarships at the WRC office. Summer Registration begins Monday, May 12th at the WRC, (office hours are 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F), or online @ wellingtonrec.com.
Staff & Board Members, 15 year Anniversary 3 Sponsors, registration 4-10 Aquatics 4 Aquatic Center Special Events 5 Pool Passes & Admissions 6 Swim Lesson Levels, Sessions 7 Water Babies & Preschool Aquatics 8 Swim Team, Pool Parties & Rentals Tween Stroke Improvement 9 Doggie Dive, Red Line Pool Splash Bashes, Sr. Fitness Classes 10 Aqua Fitness Classes 11 Land Fitness Classes 11 Land Fitness Classes, Fit Camp 12 Wellington Recreation Fitness Center 12 Summer Hours, Membership Prices Summer Specials 13-15 Youth Sports 13 Blastball, T-Ball 14 Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball 15 Karate, Golf Camp, Fall Sports, Run 4 Fun 16 Tournaments 16 Tournaments, Adult Softball, 17-20 Youth Leisure Arts 17 Top Pop, Art Wall Tile 18 Creative Kids Camp, Buckeroo Smiles 19 Clay Days, Step Stones, Tye Dye 20 Ceramic classes 21-24 Special Interest 21 Trip in Town, Little Diva Party 22 Cooking classes & Cheer Camp 23 Tumbling, Zumbatomic, Jazz & Hip Hop, Photography 24 Birthday Painting Parties, Music 25 Adult Leisure Arts 25 Paint Your Art Out, Cookie Royal Treatment, Beaded Jewelry 26 Special Events 26 Kansas Wheat Festival
Board & Staff
Administrative Staff Cody White ……………………………….Superintendent Marcine Goodrum …………… Assistant Superintendent Tanner Ford: ………………………………Sports Director Julie Wellington ………………..Administrative Manager Crystal Dawson ……………Staff Specialist/Fitness Inst. Maria Holverson ………………………………..Custodian Debbie Zens……………… Fitness Center Coor./Art Inst Debbie Murphy……………... Lead Fitness Instructor/PT Cherity Elder……………………………. Personal Trainer Judy Nusbaum…… …………….Sr. Fitness Instructor/PT Courtney Wiens ………………..Aquatic Center Manager Cathy Shuck………………………Concessions Manager Ronnie Metzen …………………….Outdoor Maintenance
WRC Board of Directors Matt Barton, Secretary Tami McCue, Vice-President Hankie Holefelder, President Betty Zeka, Director John Brand, Director
The Wellington Family Aquatic Center is celebrating 15 years of family fun and service to the Wellington and surrounding community this year! As part of the celebration the WRC will be issuing a free LIFETIME Aquatic Center Single Pass to the 15,000 person entering the gates at the WFAC! As we continue through the summer, fall and into 2015, we will be improving the recreation facility at 202 S. Jefferson. We would like to Thank You for your past support as we look forward to an exciting future!
Registration For your convenience, there are 3 easy ways to register– online @ wellingtonrec.com, in person at the recreation center, and by phone. The WRC accepts credit/debit cards, cash and checks. Follow these easy instructions register online; You will need a household account in order to register online. If you do not have an account, click Request Account to set one up. Follow the instructions and remember to write your password in a secure location so that you will not forget it. If you already have a household account, click My Account, and use your password to log-in. At the Account Options window, choose Activities at the top of the page between Start and Sports or on the left side under Other Services ·Register for Activities. Search and select an activity (EX:T-ball, Gentle Yoga) using the drop-down menu. Activities are automatically sorted by first date, other options are available in Select an Activity Category drop down boxes. Choose the activity. On the next screen, click Add To My Cart. Be sure to select the appropriate family member’s name using the Participant dropdown menu. To enroll, click Continue. Then follow the prompts to complete your transaction.
Program Policies Children Attending Class: Due to lack of proper supervision, children are not allowed to attend adult classes with their parents. Make-ups: If a program meeting is missed because of reasons beyond the control of the WRC, it will not be made up. If an individual misses a program meeting, he or she may not make up the missed class by attending a similar meeting at a different time. Refunds: In the case where equipment or uniforms have been ordered for registration, the cost of the equipment or uniforms will not be refunded. A complete refund will be given if the class is cancelled by the WRC. No refund will be given if persons fail to request a refund prior to the start of the class. When a refund is issued a $3.00 service charge will be assessed. Cancellations: The WRC reserves the right to cancel any program due to low enrollments, etc. Registered participants will receive appropriate refunds, or they will receive a credit to their account.
Aquatic Center Calendar SPECIAL EVENTS May 23rd June 3rd June 17th June 15th June 22nd June 24th July 13th
Pool Opens Swim Meet, Pool closes at 4 pm Swim Meet, Pool closes at 4 pm Pop’s Day, Free popcorn for Pop
July 27th August 8th
RedLine Splash Bash 8:30-10:30 pm
August 17th August 18th
RedLine Splash Bash 8:30-10:30 pm
Swim Meet, Pool closes at 4 pm Kansas Wheat Festival Free Swim 5-7 pm Mom’s Day, FREE Admission for Moms w/ child’s admission Last day pool is open Doggie Dive
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CALL SECURITY STATE BANK FOR DETAILS
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER 620-326-7417 OR 62-326-7770
General Admission $3.00 — Youth 2 years old - Adult FREE — Children under 2 years of age 10 Day Admission Passes $20.00 for 10 admissions Coupon passes are valid for one day of admission to the WFAC, not redeemable for cash. Passes are available for purchase at the WRC, M-F, 8:30 am-5 pm. Senior Twilight Swim: 5:00-7:00 pm (M-F) $2.00 — Youth 2 years old—Adult $1.00 — Seniors (55 & Better)
Reminders It is MANDATORY that children under the age of 8 be accompanied and supervised by an adult (or guardian at least 15 years of age) in the water. NO DROP OFFS ALLOWED Equipment Rental: Locks are available to purchase for $5.00 or rental for $2.50, $2.00 will be given back upon lock return. Please contact cashiers for purchase or rentals. Adult Swim-Safety Break: The pool will be cleared for 10 minutes every hour for a safety check of the pool, bathhouse, and deck areas. Adults 18 and older can swim while others rest until lifeguard’s signal is given. Real food for fun: The WFAC offers a full concession stand. Choose from hot dogs, pickles, pizza, popcorn, candy bars, and many other favorites!
What a deal! Any Individual may purchase a Gift Certificate at the WRC which may be used as credit towards any WRC Concessions and Programs. Minimum Gift Certificate amount: $20
Season Pool Passes Did you know that a pool pass for a family pays for itself in fewer than 16 family visits to the pool?! $50.00 —Individual (two years and older) $100.00 — Family of two (2) people $150.00 — Family of three (3) or more $150.00 maximum for families with 3 or more IMMEDIATE family members.
Summer Photos Say Cheese! This summer Photo ID’s must be taken of ALL SEASON PASS HOLDERS 2 years and up! Each individual will receive his or her own ID card. Photos may be taken at the WRC during normal business hours: 8:30 am-5:00 pm M-F, starting Monday May 5th. Only family members may be included on a family pass. A child that is “shared” between divorces, separated, or unmarried parents and lives part of the year with each parent is part of either family. An individual season pass may be purchased for sitters. There will be a $5.00 charge for lost cards (season passes). Please allow 2 business days to process information and make season pass cards. Completed cards may be picked up at the WRC, or sent to the WFAC for your convenience. Is the Pool Open? Weather looking a little iffy? Wondering if you should head to the pool today? Use the following resources to find out about pool closures: Call the WFAC at 326-5623 and listen for a message that will be placed on the pool answering machine or speak to WFAC staff. Check our Facebook page (Wellington Recreation). Look at the home page on wellingtonrec.com.
Level 1 : Water Exploration
Level 4: Stroke Development
Fully Submerge face for 3 seconds. Supported floating on front and back. Supported kicking on front and back. Bubble blowing. Walking 5 yds in chest deep water. Enter and exit the pool unassisted.
Deep water bobbing. Rotary breathing. Standing dives from side of pool. Elementary backstroke. Sculling on back. Front and back crawl – 25 yds. Intro to CPR
Level 2 : Primary Skills Fully submerge entire head for 3 seconds. Retrieve object from 5ft depth. Unsupported float or glide on front and back. Demonstrate flutter kick on front and back. Demonstrate basic strokes. Level 3: Stroke Readiness Retrieve object off of bottom with eyes open. Bob, submerging head 15 times. In water slightly over head, bob to safety. Demonstrate jumping into deep water from poolside. 10 yds swimming front crawl. 10 yds swimming back crawl. Elementary backstroke. Reversing direction in water. Treading water.
Level 5: Stroke Refinement Alternate breathing. Stride jump entry into pool. Long shallow dive. Breaststroke 10 yds. Sidestroke 10 yds. Butterfly and dolphin kick. Front and Back crawl – 50 yds. Open turns on front and back. Tread water – 2 mins. Level 6: Skill Proficiency Front and Back crawl – 100 yds. Develop breaststroke, sidestroke, butterfly, and turns. Pike and tuck surface dives. Tread water for 3 mins – alternate kicks. Demonstrate rolling a spinal injury victim to face up.
Wellington Recreation Swim Program offers 4 sessions for your convenience. Levels 1-4 are offered at sessions 1 & 2. All levels, (1-6) are offered at sessions 3 & 4. Sessions run 2 weeks, 4 lessons each week in 45 minute increments. Session1: June 2-12 Session 2: June 16-26 Session 3: June 30-July 10
Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday
Levels 1-4 Levels 1-4 Levels 1-6
10:00-10:45 am OR 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am OR 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am OR 11:00-11:45 am
*No make-up Class Friday, July 4th. Makeup class to be held Friday, July 11th, if needed.
Session 4: July 14-24
Registration Fee: $25
10:00-10:45 am OR 11:00-11:45 am
Philosophy and Objectives The WRC’s first consideration is to provide for the safety of the students at all times. Our objective is to provide a positive, happy experience for all students, that will reinforce the child’s willingness and confidence to strive while in or around water. Focus of specific instruction on pertinent skills and techniques, as well as safety and prevention skills techniques, will be emphasized strongly throughout the courses.
The Wellington Recreation Swim Program offers six levels of achievement as shown on the proceeding page. There are no
Please use the skill level information sheet available to determine the right class for your child! 1) Review skills listed for each class. These are the skills each class will work at to master by end of the season. 2) Can your child perform all the skills listed for a level? If so, advance them to the next level. 3)If not, enroll in that class. The instructor will check skills the first class meeting and make changes as needed.
About Our Classes *Registration will be taken until the Friday before class begins. Decisions on cancellations will be made prior to the class starting. All participants will be notified if the class has been cancelled. *Students may be enrolled in ONE swim class at a time. After the last class meeting, students may re-enroll in available classes. *For your convenience! Registration will be available at the pool at each session’s end to enroll in the next session of swim lessons on the following Thursdays; June 12, June 26, July 10 and July 24. If the last day of a session ends on a Friday because of weather cancellations, registrations will be taken on that date. *We limit swim classes to 10 students. WRC reserves the right to cancel or combine classes with less than 3 enrolled.
*Admission will be through the front entrance of the Aquatic Center at the time programs are scheduled. *Parents are welcome to watch swim classes, from outside the fence surrounding the pool. This will
insure that the class is not disrupted or that your swimmer is not distracted. *If WEATHER or other conditions warrant cancellation of the program, a message will be placed on the pool answering machine unless conditions arise suddenly. Water activities will be suspended if thunder, lighting or heavy rain is observed. There is no guarantee of make-up classes, however Fridays have been reserved for make-up days. Water Babies Aquatics Instructor will introduce the child to the water with the help of the parent. Parent Tot - 6 months to 3 years of age.
Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 30—July 10 (Make-up Class to be held Friday, July 11th, if needed) Time: 12-12:30 pm Age: 6 months to 3years Registration Fee: $20 Min: 6 Max: 10 Preschool Aquatics This program gives children, ages 3-5 years, a positive developmentally appropriate aquatic experience that emphasizes water safety concepts and skills. Age-appropriate skills help participants achieve success on a regular basis while in a class environment with their peers. This class is held in wading pool. This class has the same schedule as Swimming Lessons.
Private Swim Lessons Youth: You will have your swim instructor’s undivided attention and assistance for 30 minutes to gain skills in the water. Students/parents may request a specific instructor, if desired. Instructors are paid directly for private lessons. For 10-17 years old. More than 2 students, register for group lessons.
Adult: For adults who want that one-on-one assistance in the water. Give yourself a new fitness or leisure option and work on survival skills. For 18 years & up Contact Hannah Shuck @ 620-326-5623 to schedule a lesson. Registration Fee: $12/30 minute private lesson (single) OR $17/30 minute semi-private lesson (2 students)
age requirements, students will be placed according to their ability. Our highest priority is to provide participants with a place to learn swimming basics and water safety at a level that is appropriate for their age and development. Instructors will check every student’s progress and award certificates when skills have been mastered in all six area for a particular level.
Tween Stroke Improvement
Develops confidence in the strokes learned in swimming lessons, (for tweens no younger than age 12 or a level 6 swimmer) as Jr. Aide training to assist with swim lessons. Please bring a towel and wear your suit to class. There will be lecture and pool time. A schedule will be given out at registration to sign up and teach. When: Friday, May 30th Time: 11:00 am -12:00 pm Age: 12 years or Level 6 skills Fee: $15 Location: Wellington Family Aquatic Center *Re-certification is required each and every year.
Pool Birthday Parties
Pool birthday parties must be paid for in advance and arranged through the WRC main office. Parties may be scheduled between 4:00-7:00 pm, (unless special arrangements are made with WRC Director.) Seven day advance notice required. A $25 deposit is required to hold your date, with the balance due at least 3 business days before the party. Other options are available for purchase: invitations, additional cakes and pizza. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will be refunded 1/2 the total cost of the scheduled party. $20
#1 Party Package Reserves 3 tables in the concession area. $60 #2 Party Package for 10 kids includes: Admission to WFAC/ 3 tables in concessions area $80 #3 Party Package for 10 kids includes: Admission to WFAC/ 2 large 1 topping pizzas/10 party favors/3 tables in concessions area $100 #4 Party Package for 10 kids includes: Admission to WFAC/2 large 1 topping pizzas/10 party favors/one 1/4 sheet birthday cake/3 tables in concessions area $6 for each additional guest for #2-4 party packages
Wellington Swim Team
If you’re looking for a FUN activity that is great for your body, that develops skills that will last a lifetime, and friends that you’ll never forget, look no further … The Wellington Sailfish Swim Team is for you! Swimmers compete weekly against swimmers in the same age group, build confidence and play in a sport where no one sits on the bench. Our swimmers consist of a wide variety of ages 5-18 and swimming abilities. You don’t have to know all the strokes to join the team. Please note that Swim Team is NOT a substitute for swim instruction. www.wellingtonswimteam.com Practice: May 22nd-July 18th Days: Monday-Friday Time, 2 Sessions: 7:45-9:00 am & 9:00-9:45 am Ages: 5-18 years old Registration Fee: $70 (covers coaches and lifeguards at practice and meets)
Missouri Valley Insurance Fee: $35 Coach: Lyndsey Oathout Assistant Coaches: Eric Anders Ashlen Hearlson, & Devin McCue
Wellington Sailfish Swim Team Meets Home Meets:
Tuesday, June 3rd - Twin River Club Tuesday, June 17th - Winfield Tuesday, June 24th - Valley Center The WFAC will close at 4 pm for the above swim meets Away Meets: Tuesday, June 10th - at Haysville Tuesday , July 1st - at McPherson Tuesday, July 8th - at El Dorado League finals are in Derby, Friday-Saturday, July 1th-12th.
Pool Party Rentals Pool Parties must be paid for in advance and arranged through the WRC main office. Seven days advance notice is required. A $25 deposit is required to hold your date, with balance due 3 business days before the party. Parties may be scheduled Sun-Thurs. from 7:30-10:00 pm and Fri. and Sat. from 7:3011:00 pm. (unless special arrangements are made with WRC Director.) $60/hr
Exclusive use of the wading pool. (25 or less) for children. Preschool to 5 years. $120/hr Exclusive use of zero depth entry to shallow end of mail pool. Up to 100 people**. $160/hr Exclusive use of entire facility. Up to 100 people**. **additional participants, over 100 people are $2/person.
PERSONAL TRAINING Qualified trainers, Judy Nusbaum, Debbie Murphy and Cherity Elder will assist the inexperienced and experienced exerciser to reach your fitness goals with new techniques and workouts. We have you covered for all your fitness needs! 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. One-on-One Individual Sessions: Please call the FC at 326-3435 for a PT session with Debbie, Cherity and Judy.
SilverSneakers Classes Classic Join our Silver Sneakers instructor, Judy Nusbaum 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. This class is Free of charge. Tuesdays & Thursdays, ongoing 10:00-10:45 am FREE of Charge
SilverSneakers Yoga 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: June 2-25 Session 2: June 30-July 23 Session 3: July 28-August 20 Monday & Wednesdays, 11:00-11:45 am $30 Per Session + unlimited use of Fitness Center $20– One session of class only
Senior Fitness Cardio Class If you rest you’ll rust! Follow Judy along in this fun aerobics class includes features low-impact movement, and upper-body strength and abdominal conditioning designed to keep you moving and active. Also includes stretching and relaxation exercises. Session 1: June 2-25 Session 2: June 30-July 23 Session 3: July 28-August 20 Monday & Wednesdays, 10:00-10:45 am $30 Per Session + unlimited use of Fitness Center $20 One session of class only
Circuit Training Need a mid morning boost? Strength training, low-impact aerobics and fun are offered here! In this class we’ll do a warm up followed by exercises that will increase the heat beat, with a cool down. Exercises using hand held weights, elastic tubing, and exercise balls will be done with a chair for standing support. Session 1: June 3-26 Session 2: July 1-24 Session 3: July 29-August 21 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00-11:45 am $30 Per Session + unlimited use of Fitness Center $20– One session of class only
The Doggie Dive sponsored by the Wellington Humane Society, will be held on August 18th, after the Aquatic Center closes for the season. Look for more information in August at Wellington Recreation Facebook, wellingtonrec.com, the Wellington Humane Society website and Channel 5.
Please note: All classes on this page take place at the Aquatic Center. Session 3 Aqua Fitness Classes will take place over 3 weeks, not 4 as Sessions 1 and 2.. These classes indicate a lower fee. Min: 7 Max: 25
NOON CLASSES Aqua Boot Camp Are you ready for an X-Treme Workout? A workout that makes you strong, and doesn’t batter your body. Aqua Boot Camp is a high intensity workout like no other. This class utilizes both the lap pool and the deep end. A variety of tools are used to shape and condition your body with interval training. Running drills, jumping drills and lap swimming will also work uour body without the risk of injury. Enlist today and experience this top notch, effective workout! Session 1: June 2-25 Fee: $32 Session 2: June 30-July 23 Fee: $32 Session 3: July 28-August 13 Fee: $24 Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Time: 12:10-12:50 pm Age: 14-Adult Instructor: Debbie Murphy Level: Beginner to Advanced
Aqua Zumba Dance away the calories at Aqua Zumba! This class follows the traditional Zumba format of Latin moves with the resistance of the water. Every salsa, merenge, and reggaeton step takes a bit more effort (which helps work your muscles even harder!). Aqua shoes are recommended. Session 1: June 3-26 Fee: $25 Session 2: July 1-24 Fee: $25 Session 3: July 29-August 14 Fee: $20 Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays Time: 12:00-12:40 pm Age: 14-Adult Instructor: Cindy Tracy Level: Beginner to Advanced
Senior AquaFit Activate your aqua urge for variety! Senior AquaFit offers fun shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, students will use a kickboard to develop strength, balance, and coordination. Aqua shoes are recommended. Session 1: June 2-27 Fee: $28 Session 2: June 30-July 25 Fee: $28 Session 3: July 28-August 15 Fee: $22 Days: Mon., Wed., Fri. Time: 12:10-12:50 pm Age: 14-Adult Instructor: Judy Nusbaum Level: Beginner to Intermediate
EVENING CLASSES Wild Water This class is for those of you that want an exciting, heart pumping water aerobics experience! It will provide a great cardiovascular workout, increased flexibility, and enhanced strength. The water gives you a great workout while cushioning your joints. You don’t even have to get your hair wet! Classes will be held in 3’ to 5’ depth of the pool and Aqua shoes are recommended. Session 1: June 2-26 Fee: $32 Session 2: June 30-July 24 Fee: $32 Session 3: July 28-August 14 Fee: $24 Days: Mondays & Thursdays Time: 7:15-8:00 pm Age: 14 to Adult Instructor: Debbie Murphy Level: Beginner to Advanced
Twilight Aqua Zumba This evening class follows the traditional Zumba format of Latin moves with the resistance of the water. Every salsa, merenge, and reggaeton step takes a bit more effort (which helps work your muscles even harder!). Aqua shoes are recommended. Session 1: June 4-25 Fee: $16 Session 2: July 2-23 Fee: $16 Session 3: July 30-August 13 Fee: $12 Day: Wednesdays Time: 7:15-8:00 pm Age: 14 to Adult Instructor: Cindy Tracy Level: Beginner to Advanced
Self Instructed Classes Held on Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 7:15-8:00 pm, for ages 14-adult. Individual Fitness Coupons may be purchased for these classes. Session 1: June 2-26 $25 each class Session 2: June 30—July 24 $25 each class Session 3: July 28-August 14 $20 each class Deep Water Moving-Classes are held in the deep end. Buoyancy belts and water noodles are available for your use.
Lap Swimming-Lap swim till your thin at the Aquatic Center! Water Walking-45 minutes of water walking equals 1.5 hours of land walking. Class is in the shallow end at the WFAC.
AquaKids Interested in taking an aqua fitness class but need someone to watch the kids? Pre-purchase AquaKids coupons at the WRC! AquaKids is for children ages 3-12 years. Coupons are valid from June 2nd through to August 14th. Mon, Wed, Thurs from 7:15-8:00 pm Price: $15 for 8 coupons
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. While the figure altering properties are unmistakable, the greatest benefits occur inside. Session 1: June 5-26 Session 2: July 3-24 Session 3: July 31-August 21 Days: Thursdays Time: 5:30-6:15 pm Age: 14 years to Adult Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: Sadie Black, CT Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Zumba is an energetic, part Latin dance, part aerobics exercise that works! Sculpt your body with simple Latin dance steps, interval and resistance training for a fun filled rhythmic workout. Session 1: June 2-27 Session 2: June 30-July 24 Session 3: July 28-August 21 Days: Mondays & Thursdays Time: 7:15-8:15 pm Age: 14 years to Adult Registration Fee: $25 Instructor: Cindy Tracy, CT Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Butz & Gutz 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! Session 1: June 2-25 Session 2: June 30-July 23 Session 3: July 28-August 20 No class July 2nd Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Time: 5:30-6:15 pm Age: 14 years to Adult Registration Fee: $25 Instructor: Crystal Dawson, CT Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Body sculpting with Zumba Toning sticks is a high-energy cardio workout. The Latin-infused Zumba moves create a calorie-torching, strength-training dance fitness party! Session 1: June 2-23 Session 2: June 30-July 21 Session 3: July 28-August 18 Days: Mondays Time: 6:15-7:15 pm Age: 14 years to Adult Registration Fee: $20 Instructor: Cindy Tracy, CT Level: Beginner to Intermediate
A healthy, active lifestyle is key to achieving balance in all aspects of our well being! Fit Camp is designed to give you a high intensity workout that will touch on these key areas of fitness: cardio, core, toning, strengthening and flexibility. This group exercise is highly encouraged for ALL levels of fitness. Everyone has to start somewhere, so join us today to get in the best shape of your life! Classes will meet at the Memorial Auditorium. Please note, Fitness Coupons may not be used for Fit Camp. Session 1: June 2-27 Session 2: June 30-July 25 Session 3: July 23â€“ August 22 Days: Monday-Friday Time: 6:00-7:00 am Registration Fee: $50 per session Instructors: Cherity Elder & Hannah Shuck Level: Beginner to Advanced
If your schedule is too busy to take a fitness session without worrying about missing classes, buy Fitness Coupons! Coupons are available for Senior, Aquatic and Fitness classes (with the exception of Fit Camp) on pages 9, 10 & 11. Valid for one 30 to 60 minute class, from June 2nd through to August 22nd. Price: $4 each, coupons are sold at the WRC .
Fitness classes on this page take place at the Recreation Center, except for Fit Camp which will meet at the Memorial Auditorium. Min: 7 Max: 25
Fitness Center The Wellington Recreation Fitness Center is located on the second floor of the Memorial Auditorium and is equipped with a variety of cardiovascular and weight training equipment, as well as a dedicated and knowledgeable staff available. Participants must be 14 years or older to utilize the FC. Participants under 18 must obtain a parent or guardianâ€™s signature and those under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while working out. Memberships are available at the WRFC. A daily guest fee is $4.00. To become a member, please call 620-326-3435 or inquire at the WRFC front desk.
Membership Fees for Wellington Recreation Fitness Center The WRFC will be closed on Monday, May 26th for Memorial Day and Friday, July 4th for Independence Day
6 Months 12 Months (1 Month Fee) (1 Month Free)
Senior (55 & Better)
Senior Family (55 & Better)
Join the Walking Club! The Memorial Auditorium has a walking path located on the perimeters of the concourse in the gym. 21 rounds equals 1 mile.
SIZZLINâ€™ SUMMER FC SPECIALS! $10.00 Student Special! *High School & College (Full Time)
Visit the WRFC 50 times over the course of the summer (June 1-August 31) and your name will be entered in a special drawing! Prizes to be given away on Friday, August 31st include a MP3 player, Wellington Bucks, a gym bag and more!
Summer Fitness Classes Register for two of any Instructed Aqua Fitness or Land Fitness class this summer (June 1-August 31) and your name will be entered in a special drawing! Prizes to be given away on Friday, August 31st include two sessions of Fall Fitness Classes, Wellington Bucks, and a gym bag.
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Summer Membership Specials (For month of June) 3 month Memberships Single - $60 & Family - $100 June 1st through August 31st
FREE VOUCHERS for loyal, long standing Fitness Center Members! New this summer! Fitness Center members who have consistently held an active membership to the Fitness Center for a period of at 12 months may receive vouchers to be used towards Fitness Classes at the WRC and Aqua Fitness classes at the Aquatic Center.
Are your children too young to play T-Ball, but still want to get out and play ball? Blastball will help kids get a head start on fundamentals; how to hit, throw, catch, run and field while having a fun time. It’s the perfect activity for children with short attention spans. Game Days: Starting Wednesdays, June 4th Times: 6:00-8:00 pm Age: 3 and 4 years Registration Fee: $20 Location: Eisenhower Elementary Coaches/Parent Meeting: Thursday, May 22nd. 6 pm @ WRC *Please register by Wednesday, May 21st
It’s time to give your youngins’ their first taste of the sweet sport of baseball! This league is made for young children to learn and practice the skills it takes to move up the divisions. The T-Ball League is held in a noncompetitive atmosphere with the coaches assisting the children on the field. Game Days: Starting Mondays, June 2nd Times: 6:00 pm Age: 5 and 6 years. Must be 5 by June 2nd Registration Fee: $25 Location: Rock Island Coaches/Parent Meeting: Thursday, May 22nd. 6:30 pm @ WRC *Please register by Wednesday, May 21st
Beginning Tennis Camp
This class will introduce children to tennis equipment, developing eye-hand coordination, and most importantly, having fun on the tennis court! Beginning tennis concepts will be introduced through a variety of games on the court. Students should have junior tennis racquets; balls will be provided. Date: Monday-Friday, June 2 - 6 Age: 5-10 Years Time: 9:00-10:00 am Registration Fee: $20 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: Keuneke Tennis Courts Min: 4 Max: 15
Youth Basketball Camp
Young roundballers enrolled in this fun and instructional program will be taught the fundamental skills that are the foundation of every All-Star. Individuals will focus on skill development in areas such as: Shooting, Passing and Dribbling. No uniform is necessary. Participants may wear shorts or sweats, but must wear court shoes. Date: Monday, June 23rd - Thursday, June 26th Grade: Kindergarten - 5th grade Time: 9:00-10:00 am Registration Fee: $2 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WHS Gym Min: 5 Max: 25
Focus will be on developing sound fundamentals for forehand and backhand ground strokes and net volleys, serves, overheads, and lobs. Learn practice drills to improve consistency control, and appropriate foot movement on the court. Strongly recommended for anyone who plans on going out for tennis next year. Date: Monday, June 2 - Friday, June 6 Age: 11 years - 8th grade Time: 6:30-9:00 pm Registration Fee: $25 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: Keuneke Tennis Courts Min: 4 Max: 15
Youth Volleyball Camp
Bump, set, and spike this summer! Students will be taught the basic skills necessary for them to become good volleyball players. Participants will learn skills and techniques that will improve their game, such as: serving, setting, bumping, passing, and spiking. Participants may wear shorts or sweats, but must wear court shoes. Date: Monday, July 14th - Thursday, July 17th Grade: 1st- 5th Time: 10:00-11:00 am Registration Fee: $30 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WHS Gym Min: 5 Max: 15
Goju-Ryu Karate is back for the summer with sessions each month. The instructor, Steve Reynolds, is a fourth degree black belt and has studied for years in Wichita. He will instruct anyone male or female from 8 years old and up. Goju-Ryu Karate was from the karate practiced in the “Karate Kid” movies, Families are welcome and encouraged! Session 1: May 3-31 Session 2: June 3-28 Session 3: July 1-26 Session 4: August 5-30 Days & Times: Tuesdays-7:30-9:30 pm & Saturdays-10-11:30 am Registration Fee: Single-$20/Family-$40 Instructor: Steven Reynolds Location: WRC Min: 5 Max: 15
Winning in Youth Sports When it comes to youth sports, winning is an important component of the whole process. Both players and teams are obligated to play to win since that is the essence of competition. However, winning is not everything. The problem with winning occurs when it starts to compromise more import ideals. When winning becomes the only objective, all of the other values of youth sports participation are lost. Think about it.
Check it out! There will be an end of season pool party at the WFAC for all participants of the WRC Summer Ball Teams in August! Check our Facebook page and website for date and time!
Youth Flag Football
Youth Volleyball League
Youth Flag Football is back again this year! This sport is great for those who are not quite ready for tackle football or are just starting to play football. League consists of playing games with Caldwell and South Haven. This sport is open to both boys & girls! Day: Saturdays Date: September 13th - October 18th Age/Time: 6 to 8 years - 10:00-11:00 am 9 to 10 years - 11:00 am-12:00 pm Registration Fee: $30 Location: WRC
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 them added experience before they reach middle school and high school. Day: Saturdays Date: TBA (September - October) Grades: 3rd/4th and 5th/6th Registration Fee: $35 Location: WHS Gym *Please register for this sport by Friday, August 29th
*Please register for this sport by Friday, September 12th
Run 4 Fun This popular class is back this summer! The eight week Run 4 Fun program will introduce you to the sport of running and the value this exercise as part of an active lifestyle. Students will meet and return to the Armory at the end of each class, using Woods Park area to hold sessions. Run 4 Fun kids will train for a race at the end of the session. Days: Wednesdays & Fridays Dates: June 11th—August 1st Times: 9:00-10:00 am Grades: 3rd through 12th Registration Fee: $35 Instructor: Stormie Higginbotham Location: Armory
GIRL’S FASTPITCH SOFTBALL June 21-June 22 Sumner Co Sizzler A.S.A. Softball Class C Regional Qualifier 10U/12U/14U/16U/18U Entry Fee: $175 CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL July 10-14 12 Year Old State Tournament MEN’S SLOW PITCH July 12-13 Wheat Festival Tournament Information on these tournaments can be found on our website at www.wellingtonrec.com
*Check out our website for adult sports league rules updates* Adult Co-Ed Softball Adult Co-Ed Softball is here again! This is a great way to get exercise or just have fun with friends! Teams need to fill out a team roster and pay entry fees by the registration date listed. Contact Tanner at the WRC 620-326-3323 or additional information. *Game times depend on number of teams Games Begin: *May 20th Days: *Tuesdays & Thursdays League: Co-Ed Registration Fee: $250 per team (must be paid in full on or before 5-12-14. Only 1 check per team!) Location: Rock Island TEAMS MUST BE REGISTERED AND PAID BY MAY 12th!
Rainy Day Procedure
Summer Staff & Volunteer Meeting An informative meeting to discuss WRC Policies and procedures will be held Monday, May 19th at 4 pm located at the WRC. All department staff are encouraged to attend! Refreshments served!
WRC Sports Director, Tanner Ford ,will make the decision to hold evening games if weather conditions are questionable. Please, do not call the WRC, if conditions warrant cancellation of the program/game, coaches will be contacted, who will in turn, let their team members know the decision. The information will also appear on Facebook, www.wellingtonrec.com and we will also send out a Text Alert through our registration system. (Please make sure that we have your correct cell phone number as well as cell phone provider!)
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Don’t miss this annual favorite class! Surprise Dad with something specially made for him just in time for Father’s Day, including Lollypapas and more. Gifts and special treats will be wrapped up special for Father’s Day topped off with a handmade card. Date: Tuesday, June 3rd Time: 12:30-1:45 pm Age: 3 & up Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 14
Unless otherwise noted, all supplies will be provided for all of the arts classes participants will be provided with a smock to wear, if the project warrants it. The WRC is not responsible for clothing damaged during class time.
Make your Art part of the new WRC Art Center! Painted 6” x6” tiles will add to the beautiful design on the inside of the center, where they will be permanently installed. To help defray equipment and supply expenses, tiles may be purchased for $25 per child. Through the purchase of a tile, you will help support the WRC while making a personalized, lasting impression. Your personalized tiles will be enjoyed by all for many years to come. It’s truly a gift that keeps on giving! A painting workshop will be held in Saturday, September 6th at 10:00 am at the Elsass Art Center. Class will be taught by Marcine Goodrum and Debbie Zens for children to paint their tiles. Additional classes will be scheduled as needed. We can help you design a cool tile; a family theme, a self portrait or we’ll create a fun theme… the possibilities are endless! The number of tiles is limited. Tiles may be purchase online, at the WRC or call 620-326-3323.
Join us for some fun this summer! During the past years that the WRC Art department has worked on these and other art programs, we have learned a lot about art and art materials, but the ONE REALLY BIG THING we learned about art is this: In all the zillions of ways to do art, we were never able to figure out a way to do it wrong! We hope that’s the big lesson you learn here too. Just have FUN!
Each class will include a snack. Session 1: June 16-30 Session2: July 7-July 21 Registration Fee: $18 per session Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Location: Elsass Art Center Instructor: Debbie Zens Min: 8 Max: 14 3 & 4 Year Olds Time: 9:30-10:30 am Session 1: Disney Days A new adventure each day– join us for Lady and the Tramp spaghetti art, Frozen Fun, a Madhatter tea party and more! Session 2: Animal Planet Lions, Tigers & Bears...Oh My! This place is a zoo! We will create a zoo by painting, drawing and sculpting your favorite critters and creatures! Don’t miss the last day of class, we’ll share a 6 foot long banana split.
5 to 7 Year Olds Time: 10:45-11:45 am Session 1: Wild On Art! If you’re wild on art like we are, or just want to try some fun and different projects, this class is for you! Session 2: Fun In The Sun We are saluting the sun in this class! We’ll create a 3-D sun painting, make sky designs in he potter’s wheel, Bead Writing and sand art. 8 to 12 Year Olds Time: 12:00-1:00 pm Session 1: Come Fly With Us Soar into summer and let art take you to new heights. Enjoy a working with a variety of materials to make a flying kite, spaceships, planes and birds. Session 2: Retro Art We’ll make some cool projects - psychedelic tiedye shoelaces, camouflage art, mosaic planters with colorful designs and more.
Buckeroo Smiles All little buckeroos will be home on the range in this fun cowboy party! We’ll make western photo cards, personalized sheriff badges and play cowboy games. Friday, June 13th 11:00am-noon Age: 3-5 years Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: WRC Min: 6 Max: 24
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Dolphin Stepping Stone
Fit To Be Tye Dyed We’ll be using cool patterns and colors in this popular tye dye class! Kids, wear old clothes and bring TWO items to dye (shirts, shorts, pillowcases, etc.) 100% pre-washed cotton works great. Items will be left over night to set color and taken home after class the next day. Date: Tuesday, July, 1st & Wednesday, July 2nd Time: 12:00-1:30 pm & 12:00-12:30 pm Age: 6 & Up Registration Fee: $12 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 14
Monsters University Enroll in the Monster University! We’ll have fun learning about the elite Scare Program, and play ‘Hide and Go Shriek’. Join Mike, Sulley and other Monsters, Inc. duos on an epic adventure to save Boo! Date: Thursday, July 3rd Time: 12:30-2:00 pm Age: 6-12 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: Amy Groom Location: Wellington Recreation Center Min: 6 Max: 14
Fusion Confusion Color is everywhere! We’ll make several pieces of colorful artwork using fabric, paint, stencils, and a glass fusion project using glass stringers and mosaic pieces. Date: Tuesday, July 22nd Time: 1:00-2:00 pm Age: 6 - 12 years Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: Amy Groom Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 12
Flip Flops never go out of style, and ours are cool and colorful! These stepping stones are also a great deal– you make a pair (2) for a great price. stamp your name on it too! Stones may be picked up on 7-22-13 after 1:00 pm at the Art Center. Date: Wednesday July 2nd Time: 1:00-2:15 pm Age: 6-12 years Registration Fee: $18 Instructor: Debbie Zens & Amy Groom Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 10
Sunny Sculptures Using hand building techniques, participants will create unique artworks out of clay. We will sculpt a cool Aztec Sun Stone and a personalized tray out of clay in the first class. Students will paint and glaze their fired pottery pieces in second classone project will be taken home, and the other project will be fired a second time. Pick up on or after July 3rd at Elsass Art Center. Date: Thursday, June 19th & June 26th Time: 11:00 am-12:00 pm Age: 6-12 years Registration Fee: $20 Instructor: Amy Groom Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 4
Clay Days Throw an extreme clay pot on the wheel in Clay Days!. You may “free lance” a second project or make a clay animal or sculpture from a sample. This class includes 5 lbs of clay, use of pottery tools, glazes and firing to make beautiful functional and sculptural pottery. Class is limited to 6 to give each student time on the wheel. Finished projects will be sent home with students after second class, except one piece which will be glazed and fired a second time. Date: Thursdays, July 17h & 24th Morning Class: 11:00 am-12:30 pm & 11:00 am-12:00 pm Afternoon Class: 1:30-3:00 pm & 1:30-2:30 pm Age: 6-12 years Registration Fee: $20 Instructor: Amy Groom Location: Elsass Art Center
2nd Classes Added Please note information about programs with TWO classes offered. If minimums are not met in both classes THE DAY BEFORE the class starts, students registered in the second class will be transferred to the first class. Please Register Early!
Make a splash with this friendly dolphin stepping stone! We’ll use colorful mosaic glass and jewels to make a dolphin and waves of water. The stones may be picked up 6-16-14 after 1:00 pm at the Art Center. Date: Tuesday, June 10h Time: 12:00-1:15 pm Age: 6 & Up Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 12
Flip Flop Stepping Stone
All ceramics classes will be held at the Elsass Art Center on the times and dates indicated. Instructor is Debbie Zens.
Peace Sign Box Ceramics
The peace sign was so popular last summer that we are brought it back with a twist– it’s a square box! The bottom is actually a box with a raised peace sign lid, roomy enough to hold all that cool stuff you need to store! Paint in your favorite neon colors. Date: Monday, June 9th Time: 11:00-12:00 pm Age: 6 & Up Registration Fee: $12
Min: 6 Maximum: 12
Kramer the Cat
Come and paint our friendly feline, Kramer the ceramic cat! He stands at 5 inches tall, ready for a coat of paint. Date: Wednesday, June 25th Time: 1:30-2:30 pm Age: 6 & up Registration Fee: $10 Min: 6 Maximum: 14
Hootie Owl Ceramics
Who, who, who is there? Owls are really ‘in’ this year and have we have a great one! Hootie the big eyed owl is looking for a paint job! Date: Wednesday, July 22nd Time: 11:00-12:00 pm Age: 4 & Up Registration Fee: $10 Min: 6 Maximum: 14
Clay Play kids will make brightly colored projects with Model Magic and Puffy Clay. A fun class for busy hands! When: Tuesdays - July 8th & 15th Time: 12:30-1:30 pm Age: 3-5 years Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 5 Max: 10
We will be back visiting the Pearly Gaits farm at our annual summer trip! The farm is Sixty acres of heaven on earth with lots of horses, mules, dogs, chickens, goats, guineas, geese, ... and more! We’ll have a chance to ride a horse and learn how to take care of the animals. New activity this summer, ‘Paint the Horse’! Wear sturdy shoes - old sneakers or boots - NO SANDLES OR FLIP FLOPS! Remember to bring a sack lunch. Please note: Parents are required to sign Liability Waver forms when registering their children.
First Trip: Friday, June 6th Second Trip: Friday, June 20th Time: 10:30 am-3:30 pm Age: 4-12 years Registration Fee: $18 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WRC (Drop Off) WRC (Pick Up) Minimum: 10
Let’s go trailblazing! If exploring wild areas, find long forgotten trails, and learning secrets of survival appeal to you, join us for an adventure! There are many ways to explore our natural parks in Wellington. We’ll search search high and low for crayfish, butterflies, dragonflies, spiders and other creepy crawlies that inhabit Hargas Creek and Woods Park. We’ll have lunch at Melody Bowl before cooling off at the WFAC. Lunch may be held at the WRC in extreme heat conditions). Remember to bring a sack lunch, swim suit and towel! Please note: Parents are required to sign Liability Waver forms when registering their children.
Date: Tuesday, June 24th Time: 10:30 am-3:30 pm Grades: 1st-6th (next years grade) Registration Fee: $18 Instructor: WRC Staff
Cook-Off Camp is back this summer with more fun and new recipes! Let your young chefs have a blast and express themselves through their cooking creations! In the camp, kids are part of a team which creates a menu and prepares a meal. The teams are judged, the kids get to eat their creations and sample other teams’ cooking as well. In the afternoon, we will go swimming at the WFAC, so remember your suit and towel! All cooking supplies are provided. Remember to bring a swim suit and towel! Please note: Parents are required to sign Liability Waver forms when registering their children.
Date: Friday, July 18th Time: 10:30 am-3:30 pm Grades: 1st-6th (next years grade) Registration Fee: $22 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WRC (Drop Off)
This party is for the little girls! Little divas will be treated to glamour, glitter, mini manicures, tropical facials, sugar scrubs and sparkly lip gloss. Diva delicious snacks too! When: Tuesday, June 17th Time: 10:30-11:30 am Age: 3-6 years Registration Fee: $10 Instructor: Debbie Zens Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 6 Max: 12
Does your child need a change of pace for a day or two? We have the perfect solution. Join us for these Kid’s “Trip In Town” and discover Wellington with us this summer!
Mini-Chefs The Mini-Chefs will have a ball making their own delicious and messy masterpieces! We’ll whip up some favorites, learn to use cool tools, stir, sprinkle, cook and eat! Class includes a special apron to decorate and take home. Date: Wednesday, June 11th Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm Age: 3-5 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WRC Ballroom Min: 8 Max: 20
Fire In The Hole We’re cooking this this class! We’ll whip up some luscious delights for lunch and customize a special apron to take home. Hope your hungry! Date: Friday, June 27th Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm Age: 6-12 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WRC Ballroom
Cheerleading Camp Here is a chance to fine tune your skills or learn new ones. Improve your motions, better your jumps, and be taught how to have the WOW as an individual cheerleader. You are learning from the best - Wellington Crusader Cheerleaders! Date: Tuesday & Thursday, June 24th & 26th Time: 10:30 am-12:00 pm Age: K-8th grade Registration Fee: $14 Instructor: WHS Cheerleaders Location: WHS Practice Gym
Min: 8 Max: 20
Students will develop flexibility, body positioning, improved posturing, rhythmic movement, balance and strength as well as learn moves like cartwheels and handstands! All this and it’s FUN! Session1: June 4-25 Session 2: July 2-23 Date/Time: Wednesdays, 7:00-7:45 pm Age: 3-14 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: WRC Staff Location: WRC Ballroom Min: 6 Max: 20
Jazz & Hip-Hop It’s two popular dance styles in one high-energy class! Explore fundamental jazz steps and technique with elements of hip-hop moves to contemporary and popular music with experienced instructor Jennifer Kinyon. Session 1: June 4-25 Session 2: July 2-23 Date/Time: Wednesdays, 6:15-7:00 pm Age: 3-14 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: Jennifer Kinyon Location: WRC Ballroom Min: 6 Max: 20
Zumbatomic Kids, lets crank up the music, shake, wiggle and have a blast with your friends with Zumbatomic! Date: Wednesdays Session 1: June 4-25 Session 2: July 2-23 Time: 1:00-1:45 pm Age: 4-14 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: Cindy Tracy Location: WRC Ballroom Level: FUN-TASTIC Min: 6 Max: 20
Rock & Roll Kids This class introduces little ones to dance routines they’ll love. Toe tapping, high stepping, shoe sliding fun! Students will be introduced to movement, music and rhythm through dance and simple moves! Dates: June 7-28 Date/Time: Saturdays, 9:00 am-9:45 am Age: 3-6 years Registration Fee: $16 Instructor: Jennifer Kinyon Location: WRC Ballroom Min: 6 Max: 20
Photography How do you get clear pictures? Susan Treft of Susan’s Portrait Designs will show you how to get the results you want with the correct use of your digital and/or film camera. Please remember to bring your camera! Class will be held at Susan’s new studio! Date: Tuesday, July 15th Time: 4:00-5:00 pm Age: 8-16 years Registration Fee: $10 Instructor: Susan Treft Location: Susan’s Portrait Designs, 321 N. Plum
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Birthday Painting Parties
Parties for kids may only be booked Saturdays or Sunday afternoons. There is a minimum of 5 painters. You may choose from any painting we have in our family 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, or meeting time if you are with a special group. This party is geared towards children 2nd grade and higher. Group rates for kids parties are $10 per painter. The Color Splash—$25 *2 Hours, Rental Fee *$25 Refundable Deposit *$10 per Painter The Rainbow Explosion—$45 *2 hours, *$25 Refundable Deposit *$10 per Painter
Please note change for 6th grade students in the 2nd week of class; all separate instrumental classes in week one will be combined into one full band class. First Week; July 28-August 1 6th Grade Flute: 9:00-9:35 am 6th Grade Clarinet & Sax 9:45-10:20 am 6th Grade Low Brass (Trombone, Euphonium) & Percussion 10:30-11:05 am 6th Grade Trumpets 11:15-12 noon 7th Grade Band 1:00-1:50 pm 8th Grade Band: 2:00-2:50 pm WMS 6th Grade Band: 9:45-10:30 am Second Week; August 4th-8th 6th Grade Full band 11:00-11:50 am 7th Grade Band 1:00-1:50 pm 8th Grade Band 2:00-2:50 pm Date: Monday—Friday, July 28th-August 8th Registration Fee: $15 for both weeks, per class Instructors: Kaleb Todd & Alex McMahon Location: Middle School Band Room
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Paint your art out this summer! We had a great time creating unique acrylic paintings last year and this spring, so we are back offering more art projects. If you need a creative outlet, this class is just what you’re looking for, we will provide direction in a step by step process to help you discover your inner adult and yes, everyone has one! It’s fun and stress-free and a great way to meet new and old friends. You will complete a 16X20 acrylic painting in class. A different painting will be created in each class, check out Wellington Recreation Facebook to see paintings two weeks in advance of each class. Dates: Thursday, June 19th @ McKinley Bldg Tuesday, July 15th @ WRC Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Registration Fee: $25 Instructor: Marcine Goodrum Min: 6 Max: 12
Beaded Jewelry Create a one-of-a-kind bracelet or anklet and a pair of earrings using beautiful beads for a fraction of the department store price! Fee includes jewelry hardware and beads to make the three projects. Additional beads may be purchased in class to make more jewelry. Date: Tuesday, June 24th Time: 12:00-1:00 pm Registration Fee: $15 Instructor: Amy Groom Location: Elsass Art Center Min: 5 Max: 12 Please note– All supplies will be provided in the adult arts classes.
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 any summer celebration, 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, tufting and creating lace designs. All supplies provided. Participants will be able to take home their decorated cookies the following day. Date: Tuesday, June 17th Ages: 14 & Up Time: 6:30-8:30 pm Registration Fee: $25 Instructor: Jennifer Wellington Location: WRC Upstairs Min: 5 Max: 12
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WRC Events Wednesday, July 9th For kids of all ages! Join the WRC for the Kids Fun Fest with Spin Art during the Picnic in the Park at 5:30 pm. On Sunday, July 13th, finish off the Kansas Wheat Festival with a free cool dip at the Aquatic Center from 5-7 pm.
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