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Contents ACTIVITY MENU - SUMMER 2018

JULY IS NATIONAL PARK AND RECREATION MONTH Since 1985, Americans have celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out the wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit.

ON THE COVER

STEAM SUMMER CAMPS

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MAKE MEMORIES ALL SUMMER LONG

Urban Adventures, Splash Dash, and Friday Workshops

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CAMPS START ON PG. 8

SUMMER KICKOFF

Wylie Receation and Smith Public Library games, summer camp instructors meet-n-greet, activity info and sign-ups, inflatables, and more. Wylie Rec Center, Courtyard June 8, 9 - 11:45 am, FREE

IN EVERY ISSUE 5 Special Events 8 Activities 9 Expert Biographies 33 Activity List 35 Wylie Recreation Center 37 Childcare 39 Sr Recreation Center 40 Parks 42 Facility Rentals 44 Policies and Guidelines 46 Locations and Contacts

6 NATIONAL PARK AND REC MONTH Uncover a lifetime of discovery with special activities throughout July

8 SUMMER CAMPS

off-season training or sport introduction

24 THE ARTS

Get into dance, fine art, crafts, and more

WYLiE

part of your healthy lifestyle

30 TRIPS

Minecraft, Cooking, STEAM, Sewing, LEGO, Drawing, Sports, and more

22 SPORTS INSTRUCTION Perfect solutions for

28 HEALTH & FITNESS Making “fun” and “social”

We’ll make the plans, you just show up

33 ACTIVITY LIST Activities sorted by centers

and age groups

35 AUTO RENEW REC PASS

Available for 1 MONTH Rec Passes with valid credit card

Rec Pass holders save 20% during Early Bird Online Registration May 1 - 7 Look for EB RP on most activities

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SPECIAL

EVENTS Dinner Double Feature

Watch, dine, and unwind. Grab a bag of popcorn and spend an evening with friends. Enjoy two classic science fiction movies on the big screen. Break for a delicious meal and a delectable dessert between movies. Showing: “Independence Day” and “Young Frankenstein.” Register by 7/23. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Sa 7/28

4 - 8:30 PM

$5

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Celebration Luncheon

Happy birthday to you, and you, and you. Give and get celebratory wishes during this long-standing Wylie tradition. Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by a delectable dessert. Eat, talk, laugh, and stick around for a chance to win one of many door prizes. Register by Monday prior to event. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + F 6/15 F 7/20 F 8/17

11:30 AM - 1 PM 11:30 AM - 1 PM 11:30 AM - 1 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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Coffee Talk

You bring the ideas, we provide the snacks. Spend time with staff and peers talking about the new recreation wants and needs for activities, trips, and how you can help each other enjoy the Senior Recreation Center more. Be the first to get insider information on the upcoming recreation and city events. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + W 6/6 W 8/1

12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM

No Charge No Charge

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Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes and syrup and bacon, oh my. Start your day off right with a hot breakfast provided by Garnet Hill Rehabilitation and Skilled Care. Once you have your fill of flapjacks, coffee, and more, stick around to play favorite games. Register by 6/4. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + F 6/8

9:30 - 10:30 AM

No Charge

PAVILION RENTALS Host your next outdoor event at one of our seven covered pavilion locations. [ see page 42 ]

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JULY IS

NATIONAL

PARK

AND REC MONTH

DISCOVER YOUR ADVENTURE

Recreate with friends and discover a variety of fun, entertaining, and educational activities. Wylie Rec Center July 3 - Camping Basics July 10 - Rock Climbing July 24 - A to Z Hunt 12 - 1 PM July 17 - Archery 4:30 - 5:30 PM Ages: 7 - 14 Registration Required

WORKOUT WEDNESDAYS

Power into health with a new fitness challenge each Wednesday. Wylie Rec Center July 11, 18, and 25 Ages: 12 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

TASTE TEST TUESDAYS

FUNOLOGY

INNOVATIVE CRAFTS

PORCH POPS

Name brand or generic? Cast your vote in a blind study of top food brands in the test kitchen. Wylie Sr Rec Center July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 11 AM - 12 PM Ages: 55 Yrs + Registration Required

Spark ingenuity and create new crafts each Thursday. Crafts ongoing, come and go. Wylie Rec Center July 5, 12, 19, and 26 11 AM - 6 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

Discover your inner mad scientist and make fun creations to take home. Wylie Sr Rec Center July 5 - Popped Bubble Art July 12 - Galaxy Stress Bottles July 19 - Crystal Garden July 26 - Flubber 1 - 2 PM Ages: 55 Yrs + Registration Required

Enjoy free popsicles from Steel City Pops, every Friday. Wylie Sr Rec Center July 6, 13, 20, and 27 12 - 1:30 PM or until we run out Ages: 55 Yrs + Sr Rec Center ID Required

FREEZER MONDAY

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Wylie Rec Center July 2, 9,16, 23, and 30 2 - 3 PM or until we run out

ART YOUR WALLS

TRY NOT TO LAUGH CHALLENGE

No giggling, chuckling, or grinning allowed. Attempt to keep a straight face while reading funny sayings, impersonating situations, and watching video clips. Wylie Rec Center July 5 12 - 1 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

Reveal your inner artist. Enjoy a night out and create your own masterpiece while bonding with family, expanding creativity, and making memories. Follow easy, step-by-step instructions that boost artistic confidence and enhance fine motor skills. Refreshments and materials provided. Dress to mess. Wylie Rec Center July 6 6 - 8 PM Ages: 6 Yrs + Registration Required $10

SCOOTER LACROSSE

Scoot and shoot. Work with your team to carry, pass, shoot, and catch during indoor scooter lacrosse. Wylie Rec Center July 11 12:30 - 2:30 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

GAGA BALL TOURNAMENT

Can you survive the pit? Dodge, strike, run, and out jump friends to become the Gaga champ. Wylie Rec Center July 13 12 - 1 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required


MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER

Enjoy back-to-back science-themed movies with friends. Grab a bag of complimentary popcorn and break for a slice of pizza at lunch. Wylie Sr Rec Center July 10 - Back to the Future I and II July 24 - Flubber and Honey I Shrunk the Kids 10 AM - 3 PM Ages: 55 Yrs + Registration Required

BUBBLE SOCCER

Bounce your way to a good time! Encased in a giant, inflatable bubble prepare to bounce, tumble, and roll through an action-packed game of soccer. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Games ongoing, come and go. Wylie Rec Center July 20 12:30 - 8 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

BLACKLIGHT CLIMB AND GAME NIGHT

Glow with the flow. Make memories, try something new, and enjoy an unforgettable night with your friends and family. Glow under the blacklights and rock climb, engage in friendly competitions and contests, and play a variety of family-oriented games. White and neon-colored clothing recommended. Wear closed-toe shoes. Wylie Rec Center July 21 8:15 - 10:15 PM Ages: 3 Yrs + Registration Required $5

ARCHERY TAG

Ready. Aim. Fire. Dodge and shoot foam-tipped arrows, boost skills for shooting with accuracy and precision, and build strength as you compete in this action-packed game. Wear comfortable form-fitting clothing and tie back loose hair. Wylie Rec Center July 19 5:30 - 7:30 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

9 SQUARE TOURNAMENT

How long can you be King Square? Challenge your friends to a tournament of 9 Square in the Air. Wylie Rec Center July 25 12:30 - 2:30 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

VIDEO GAME EXTRAVAGANZA

Get your gaming on. Compete against friends and display your skills on a giant screen for your peers to watch. Wylie Rec Center July 26 5:30 - 7:30 PM Ages: 7 Yrs + Rec Pass Required

TALENT DISCOVERY Enjoy an afternoon discovering the talents of your peers, or show off a few of your own during an open mic talent show. Performances limited to four minutes. Wylie Sr Rec Center July 31 1- 3 PM Ages: 55 Yrs + Registration Required

Un-cover

A LIFETIME OF

DISCOVERY ADVENTURE CHALLENGE

Ready, set, race! Journey around the Rec Center with your partner to break codes, decipher detours, and complete a roadblock task to win the race. Wylie Rec Center July 12 12 - 1 PM Ages: 7 - 14 Registration Required

SNORE AND EXPLORE

Gain after-hour access to the Perot Museum for a kid-friendly sleepover chaperoned by Wylie Rec staff. Stimulate curiosity as you roam 11 exhibit halls, observe a 3D movie experience, be a part of a live science show, and participate in a late-night dance party. A pizza dinner, snacks, and a trip to IHOP for breakfast included. Register early. Limited space available. Questions? Contact Ally at Wylie Rec Center, Recreation@ WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6360. Bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and necessary overnight toiletries. Wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing. July 13 - 14 4:30 PM - 10:30 AM Ages: 9 - 13 Registration Required $75


SUMMER

CAMPS Animation

EB RP NEW Digital training for the real world. Gain a competitive advantage in your future career, discover digital design, and utilize quality software to create interactive animations you can share with the world. Increase tech skills, enhance problem-solving methods, and ignite your passion for animation. $5 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 9 - 15 Yrs Instructor: Youth Tech M - Th

6/25 - 6/28

9 AM - 12 PM

$139 + supply fee

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Application Design

EB RP NEW Conquer the constantly changing world of technology. Master tech skills, boost digital imaging, and maximize techniques. Interactive guidance assists you in developing and designing the app of your dreams. Share your app with friends and family on an Apple or Android device. $5 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 9 - 15 Yrs Instructor: Youth Tech M - Th

8/6 - 8/9

9 AM - 12 PM

$139 + supply fee

Drawing Workshop

EB RP NEW Are you a fan of drawing and expressing your artistic talent? Enhance fine motor skills, increase concentration, develop visual-spatial skills, and stimulate your creativity. Use a variety of mediums such as colored pencils, chalk pastels, and markers to discover perspective, shading, and symmetry. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 5 - 11 Yrs Instructor: Young RembrandtsÂŽ

Tech Art

Connect with technology. Sketch and create your favorite Apps, science principals, STEM concepts, and more. M - Th

6/18 - 6/21

Farm Animals

1 - 4 PM

$129

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Welcome to the farm. Cartoon a variety of farm animals, horses, ranch scenes, and more. M - Th

8/6 - 8/9

9 AM - 12 PM

$129

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Creative Cooking

EB RP NEW Food quality not food quantity. Discover kitchen and food and safety meal preparation, and study international cuisines. Experiment with different flavors and ingredients to create a variety of tasty meals. Work with a chef and take your culinary skills to the next level. Enjoy eating the delicious treats you prepared at the end of each class. Supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: Scott Horwitz

Beginner Cooking

Understand the basics of cooking while improving your culinary knowledge and skills. Work with incredible ingredients and fun equipment to create a variety of delicious dishes. $15 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Tu - Th

5/29 - 5/31

Jr. Chef

9 AM - 12 PM

$80 + supply fee

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Compete against your peers with the assistance of a chef. Increase your creativity, experiment with new cuisines, and push the envelope with mystery cooking themes and ingredients. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

7/16 - 7/19

1 - 4 PM

Taste of the World

$125 + supply fee

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Take a palate tour around the world. Expand your culinary expertise, master knife skills, and enhance your attention to detail while you prepare dishes from Europe, Asia, and North America. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

8/6 - 8/9

Ages: 10 - 16 Yrs

1 - 4 PM

$125 + supply fee

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Tween Chef

Become comfortable in the kitchen. Learn essential cooking terminology, discover healthy nutrition options, and how to plan and cook delicious meals for yourself. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

6/18 - 6/21

9 AM - 12 PM

$125 + supply fee

AWESOME EXPERTS YOUTH TECH has been running digital media and technology camps since 200l. Youth Tech prides itself on staying on the cutting edge of technology, and delivers a positive, interactive learning environment that encourages creativity, fun, and academic excellence. Youth Tech’s mission is, “to provide valuable real world training for students with a passion for learning, giving them a competitive advantage in the field of their choice.” YOUNG REMBRANDTS® teaches basic to advanced drawing skills, art techniques, and vocabulary. Using a step-by-step method, instructors assure that every student is a creative success. Since 1997, Young Rembrandts has used technical drawing skills to break down complex objects into familiar shapes and increase student creativity, helping students to turn their drawings into eye-popping masterpieces! Young Rembrandts’ unique method also improves fine motor skills, patience, focus, and the ability to stay on task. SCOTT HORWITZ has been the executive director for Chefsville since May 2006. His program empowers kids to make healthier food choices by providing opportunities to experiment with various flavors and food groups while learning about nutrition. Scott brings his years of chef experience to the classroom to give youngsters the opportunity to play with food because food should be fun!

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Intro to STEM

EB RP NEW Dream it, then build it. Intensify your imagination, design skyscraper buildings, create epic garbage trucks, and invent unique catamarans using thousands of LEGO bricks. Explore your ingenuity through creative play and understand the fundamental principles of engineering and physics. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 5 - 7 Yrs Instructor: Play-Well M - Th

6/18 - 6/21

9 AM - 12 PM

$125

1 - 4 PM

$125

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iGame Creators

EB RP NEW Let the games begin. Design the content, rules, environment, and characters to build your own beginner video game. Increase technical confidence, enhance communication skills, and boost critical thinking while combining the art of video design, multimedia, and animation. $10 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Youth Tech M - Th

6/25 - 6/28

1 - 4 PM

8/6 - 8/9

1 - 4 PM

$125 + supply fee

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Fusion Gaming

EB RP NEW Bring your ideas to life. Apply real world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture to design a mini golf course, complex forklifts, and the iconic London Tower Bridge using thousands of LEGO bricks. Increase critical thinking skills, concentrate on defining your design aesthetic, and construct projects with your group. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Play-Well 6/18 - 6/21

M - Th

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STEM Challenge

M - Th

EB RP NEW Do you code? Explore the language needed to command programs. Develop the foundation that allows you to build websites, apps, and games. Drive innovation, build math skills, and increase logical reasoning abilities to create virtual apps to share with friends and family. Gain access to your account so learning never ends. $10 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Youth Tech

$125 + supply fee

EB RP NEW Dream of designing a video game? Advance coding skills to build a 3-level game. Create and track character health, item count, audio sound effects, and more. Utilize Multimedia Fusion 2 by Clickteam software to build your dream game and increase technical confidence and problem-solving skills. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - Th

6/4 - 6/7

1 - 4 PM

$120

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Fusion Gaming Versus

EB RP NEW Challenge accepted. Create a multiplayer racing game and compete against your peers. Through Multimedia Fusion 2 software, learn to program using a custom Sprite Library. Increase digital confidence while discovering auto scrolling, joystick support, multiplayer mechanics, and techniques to handle global variables. Take home your finished game. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - Th

6/11 - 6/14

1 - 4 PM

$120

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Wonderful World of Wizardry

EB RP Attention Witches, Wizards, and Muggles! Spark creativity, boost critical thinking, and improve social skills. During STEAM challenges, discover elasticity, produce chemical reactions, and experience product design. Construct your own magic wand, replicate Hogwarts Castle, create enchanted snitches, invent catapults, and combine magic potions. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Challenge Island M - Th

7/9 - 7/12

1 - 4 PM

$120

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Minecraft Societies

EB RP Create your own city. Challenge your ingenuity, discover teamwork, and enhance social and problem-solving skills. Build your individual home then collaborate with others to design a city, tackle community problems, and strategize plans to keep citizens safe. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - Th

7/16 - 7/19

9 AM - 12 PM

$120

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Junior Fusion Gaming

EB RP NEW Become a programming guru. Discover the basics of coding and level design. Increase your creativity, build confidence, and embark on a new challenge in the digital world. Shoot and direct a promotional video for your game. Take home the finished game and share your video through 8Bit’s YouTube channel. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 10 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - Th

7/16 - 7/19

1 - 4 PM

$120

AWESOME EXPERTS PLAY-WELL originated in 1997 when Tim Bowen had the idea to get kids engaged and excited about the concepts of engineering, architecture, and physics using LEGO. PlayWell’s mission is to help kids solve problems, provide an opportunity for creative expression, and develop teamwork skills through building elaborate objects and collaborating with their peers. Play-Well is dedicated to kids having fun and expressing themselves through the world of play. 8BIT EDUCATION offers a variety of digital media classes ranging from game design to cinematography. Adrian R. Sanchez, owner of 8Bit Education, is an ITT Graduate with Honors in the area of media technologies. He has been teaching throughout the Dallas Metropolitan area and has been working with Dallas International since 2011. His goal is to prepare students for the ever-growing IT markets. Adrian creates fun, interactive, and educational courses, which can be viewed on Facebook @8BitEducation and on Twitter @8BitEdu.

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Minecraft Mania

EB RP Turn the digital world of Minecraft into reality. Tackle Creepers, Zombies, and other Goblins while working with your mob to build shelters, create mine trains, construct tools, and assemble crafting tables. Increase ingenuity, imagination, and teambuilding during STEAM challenges. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Challenge Island M - Th

7/30 - 8/2

9 AM - 12 PM

$120

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Minecraft Construction

EB RP NEW Build a fortress. Utilize Minecraft EDU and basic mathematics to calculate building materials and cost of construction. Work independently within a group to coordinate and operate a class budget. Read and design blueprints and submit building proposals for approval. Take home your portfolio at the end of camp. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - Th

6/4 - 6/7

9 AM - 12 PM

$120

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Online Olympics

EB RP NEW Be the next gold medalist coder. Combine your love for sports and computers to increase creativity, logical thinking, and patience. Create your own Olympic games such as soccer goalie, swimming torpedo, canoe sprint, and more. Use an editor to create sprites, backdrops, and routines. Bring a mouse and flash drive. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 11 Yrs Instructor: Brainopolis® M - Th

7/9 - 7/12

9 AM - 12 PM

$119

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Minecraft 3D Printing

EB RP Turn your ideas into something you can hold. Explore project planning, increase critical thinking, and boost creativity. Generate 3D models from scratch, discover hardware and software engineering, product strategies, and industrial design. Create Creepers, Zombies, Cave Spiders, and more using a 3D pen. Take home your completed projects. $25 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Engineering For Kids® M - Th

7/9 - 7/12

9 AM - 12 PM

$119 + supply fee

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EB RP NEW To be ore not to be. Program and play your own Minecraft mini-games. Increase logical reasoning, creativity, and technical skills in order to defeat the Ender Dragon and Creepers. Discover conditionals, operators, motion commands, and subroutines through coding. Bring a mouse and flash drive. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 11 Yrs Instructor: Brainopolis® M - Th

7/9 - 7/12

1 - 4 PM

$119

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LEGO Olympic Robotics

EB RP Be the next great Olympian. Enhance creativity and problem-solving skills, discover robotic design, and improve hand-eye coordination. Examine the concepts of machine programming and engage in competitive LEGO robotic challenges. Build a variety of mechanisms on laptops and battle opponents’ gadgets. $15 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Engineering For Kids® M - Th

7/23 - 7/26

1 - 4 PM

$119 + supply fee

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Messy Explosions

EB RP NEW 3... 2... 1... detonate! Simulate explosions and chemical reactions to explore chemistry, structures, and simple machines. Sharpen scientific knowledge, boost research skills, and increase communication methods. Conduct experiments that produce gases, yield foams, and change colors. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 11 Yrs Instructor: Brainopolis® M - Th

7/30 - 8/2

9 AM - 12 PM

$119

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Mini Dancers

EB RP NEW Tights and tippy toes. Discover the art of dance and explore the basics of ballet, tap, and tumbling. Participate in creative movements, crafts, and imaginative play to uncover poise, grace, and etiquette. Perform with your group at the end of camp. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 3 - 5 Yrs Instructor: Anderson Performing Arts M - Th

6/11 - 6/14

9 AM - 12 PM

$115

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Dance Academy

EB RP Take center stage. Develop style, stage presence, and confidence. Study contemporary, jazz, tap, and ballet through choreographed routines to improve technique, enhance body control, and grasp improvisation. Create personalized group presentations with your fellow dancers and polish your solo performance. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Anderson Performing Arts M - Th

7/9 - 7/12

9 AM - 12 PM

$115

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Extreme Cheer and Gymnastics

EB RP Get ready for game day. Increase strength, improve flexibility, and conquer body control. Execute choreographed dance routines, proper jumping techniques, and high energy chants and sideline cheers. Bond with your squad, build confidence, and prepare for the Friday night lights. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Anderson Performing Arts M - Th

7/30 - 8/2

1 - 4 PM

$115

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Young Filmmakers

EB RP Prepare for your film festival debut. Gain experience with screenplay writing, directing, set design, and editing videos. Work with your crew to develop a storyline and script. Strengthen communication, increase writing skills, and gain confidence while becoming the next big thing in film. Then shoot and act in your own short movie. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/4 - 6/7

9 AM - 12 PM

$109

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AWESOME EXPERTS CHALLENGE ISLAND is owned by Janet Epstein. Janet is passionate about fostering a love of learning in children. She spent 23 years in primary public education as a teacher and an administrator. In 2015, she decided it was time to take on a new venture. Her love of science, math, and engineering led her to Challenge Island. It is her hope that all children will discover new capabilities and come away with a desire to learn more about all things related to STEAM. BRAINOPOLIS® is focused on encouraging children to utilize their creativity and imagination by engaging with science and technology. Since 2012, Brainopolis’ STEAM enrichment programs have prepared young people for the future of technology and competitive computer programming. Brainopolis’ mission is to inspire children to become future leaders by challenging them to analyze and solve problems and promote respect for others and the environment. ENGINEERING FOR KIDS® brings math, science, technology, and engineering to children in a fun and challenging way. These exciting programs invite children to have fun while using their knowledge of engineering and science to design, create, and improve solutions to engineering problems. Programs are designed to meet national standards in STEM education from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-affiliated associations. Engineering for Kids® programs engage students in hands-on, real-world engineering experiences.

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Minecraft Medieval Redstone

Forensics, Lab, and Mysteries

EB RP NEW Think like a detective. Use critical reasoning skills and communication methods to crack the code. Experiment with forensic data, lab tools, and science equipment to collect evidence and solve crimes. Work in groups to develop a dichotomous key to identify plants and animals and connect the dots to unravel the mysteries. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/4 - 6/7

1 - 4 PM

$109

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Crazy Science

EB RP Grab your white coat and goggles. Develop hypotheses while participating in hands-on science experiments and activities. Conquer complex machines, observe Newton’s Laws of Motion, and Archimedes’ Principle. Explore genetics, forensics, and examine the impact of environmental issues on our world. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/11 - 6/14

1 - 4 PM

$109

EB RP Don your armor and draw your sword. Challenge ingenuity, build problem-solving skills, and expand creativity. Create, explore, and defend your kingdom by engineering cannons, traps, and minecarts all with the use of Redstone. Laptops and software provided. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Engineering For Kids® M - Th

7/23 - 7/26

9 AM - 12 PM

$109 + supply fee

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Wacky Engineering

EB RP The more outlandish, the better. Build wacky structures from everyday objects such as PVC, cards, dominoes, and more. Experiment with a math compass and learn about energy, geometric shapes, volume, and surface area. Participate in team challenges that increase creative thinking, enhance problem-solving, and boost spatial visualization skills. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

7/23 - 7/26

1 - 4 PM

$109

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Forensic Investigators

EB RP NEW Unravel the mystery. Investigate evidence and materials to analyze finger prints, impressions, and imprints. Enhance leadership skills, increase critical thinking, and master communication. Decipher the clues of ransom notes, lie detector tests, and other evidence to identify the perpetrator. $25 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Engineering For Kids® M - Th

6/25 - 6/28

1 - 4 PM

$109 + supply fee

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Summertime Sewing

EB RP Sew what? Learn about sewing machines, thread, fabric, seams, and bobbins. Enhance fine motor skills, boost reading comprehension, and apply math while making a swim wrap, zip tote bag, travel pillow, and more. Snacks included. Supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Bring sewing machine; a few available upon request. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: Amber Smith

Sew Moji

Stay trendy! Take inspiration from your favorite emoticons to design a zip tote, funny face pillow, and a reversible bag. $35 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

6/11 - 6/14

Garden Party

9 AM - 12 PM

$100 + supply fee

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Take it one stitch at a time. Create a skirt or a pair of shorts, drawstring tote, throw pillow, and embellish a shirt. $35 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

6/25 - 6/28

Road Trip

9 AM - 12 PM

$100 + supply fee

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It is time for an adventure. Hit the road with your unique cross-body tote bag, travel pillow, and vacation journal. $28 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - W

8/13 - 8/15

9 AM - 12 PM

$75 + supply fee

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Quilting

AWESOME EXPERTS ANDERSON PERFORMING ARTS is owned and operated by Kristine Anderson. Mrs. Kristine was born and raised in Orange County, California, where she began her dancing journey at the tender age of 3. She continued dancing and competing with local dance studios throughout her childhood. In 2007, Mrs. Kristine began teaching classes. Her vision is to share her love and passion of dance, cheer, music, and theater with children. She hopes to inspire her students and create performers of tomorrow. SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS AND ATHLETES is geared toward preparing children for the world while having fun. Children participating in the SSA activities experience improved flexibility, strength, and motor skills and gain an overall improved sense of well-being. Children learn how to maintain these benefits through nutrition, exercise education, and understanding the link between physical and mental health. Children experience boosted self-esteem, the ability to focus and be more alert, reduced stress levels, improved communication skills, and a more positive outlook.

EB RP NEW Sewing mends the soul. Unleash creativity and assemble a unique quilt. Layer, quilt, and bind to create a one-of-a-kind strip-style quilt. Improve fine motor skills, patience, and math abilities while piecing together an irreplaceable quilt to keep forever. $45 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Bring sewing machine; a few available upon request. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 9 - 16 Yrs Instructor: Amber Smith M - Th

7/23 - 7/26

9 AM - 12 PM

$100 + supply fee

8419

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Flag Football and QB Skills

Ninja Escape

EB RP NEW The world is your playground. Overcome both physical and mental obstacles while traveling farther and faster in the most efficient way possible. Increase overall fitness, develop resiliency, and build courage. Conquer complex environments and obstacles by running, jumping, climbing, crawling, and vaulting safely. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Fugitive Fitness M - Th

6/4 - 6/7

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8374

Army Games and Dodgeball

EB RP Rise to the challenge. Develop social, physical, and mental might. Gain sportsmanship skills while being introduced to a variety of classics like dodgeball and capture the flag. New teams and games are chosen each day. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/11 - 6/14

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8385

Basketball Skills

EB RP Take your game to the next level. Boost physical and mental endurance, improve abilities, and enhance teamwork. Advance fundamentals with skill training, specialized drills, interactive games, and intense competitions. Learn the techniques of shooting, passing, dribbling, and rebounding. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/18 - 6/21

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

EB RP Down. Set. Hut! Build throwing techniques, identify offensive and defensive formations, and comprehend standard football rules. Participate in team competitions, games, and challenges. Learn the importance of leadership, nutrition, and a positive attitude. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

6/25 - 6/28

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8389

Baseball Fundamentals

EB RP Swing for the fences. Conquer cohesive teamwork skills, master proper baseball mechanics, and improve overall discipline. Cover fielding, hitting, base-running, and game time situations through a variety of drills, games, and scenarios. Learn the fundamentals to increase your skills on the baseball diamond. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

7/16 - 7/19

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8390

Parkour Games

EB RP NEW Jump into Parkour. Conquer a variety of terrains and navigate obstacles by moving around, across, over, and under features. Compete in team games with a parkour twist to increase teamwork skills, enhance coordination, and boost confidence. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Fugitive Fitness M - Th

7/23 - 7/26

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8413

8388

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Soccer Adventures

EB RP Shoot for your goals. Compete in exciting challenges, contests, and games to increase skills on the field. Improve endurance and learn proper soccer techniques designed for all skill levels. Work with your team and cover offensive and defensive positions, dribbling, shooting, and goalkeeping. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

7/30 - 8/2

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8391

Dodgeball and Agility Games

EB RP Duck and dodge. Conquer the game of throws and gain knowledge of dodgeball rules, increase physical fitness, and enhance teamwork principles. Improve agility, explosiveness, and lateral movements while playing over 10 different types of dodgeball and speed games. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

8/6 - 8/9

9 AM - 12 PM

$99

8392

Superhero Dynamics

EB RP Up, up, and away! Gain knowledge about physics, increase analytical skills, and work as a team to defeat the evil villains. Learn what makes superheroes unique by discovering their powers and recognizing their Kryptonites. Explore acceleration, momentum, elasticity, and energy as you build rockets and spider webs. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 5 - 9 Yrs Instructor: Challenge Island Tu - Th

5/29 - 5/31

1 - 4 PM

$90

AWESOME EXPERTS AMBER SMITH has been sewing since 1992. Her passion for fabrics, stitches, and embroidery began with her mother, who taught her the art of sewing and quilting. At the age of 11, Amber began selling her sewn items and handmade doll clothes. Amber strives to boost hand-eye coordination, self-confidence, and creativity within her students. She has taught sewing at Hancock Fabrics and held private lessons since 2011. FUGITIVE FITNESS is owned and operated by Chad Deaver. Since the age of 5, Chad played every sport available, but it was not until post-graduation that he found his calling. After receiving his degree from University of Texas at Dallas, Chad discovered the fascinating world of parkour while searching for an outlet from his nine to five routine. Now he holds certifications from not only the Cooper Institute but also from the World Parkour and Freerunning Federation. His experience as a personal trainer combined with his love for athleticism makes him an insightful, methodical instructor.

8373

Minecraft Creations

EB RP NEW Take your Minecraft skills to the next level. Collaborate with your peers and use Redstone to wire projects and bring them to life. Solve various environmental problems and generate unique creations inside the Minecraft world such as automated drawbridges, TNT cannons, elaborate traps, and more. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - W

8/13 - 8/15

9 AM - 12 PM

$90

8387

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Volleyball Fanatic

Web Developer

EB RP NEW Be the next professional web designer. Enhance communication, and increase creativity. Consult with a mock client to understand the need for a professional website. Develop, design, and build a markup website using Weebly EDU. Showcase your website to your client and peers. Take home a portfolio of your work. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 8 - 14 Yrs Instructor: 8Bit Education M - W

8/13 - 8/15

1 - 4 PM

$90

8418

Get Wired

EB RP NEW When you are inventing, anything goes. Increase creativity, engage your imagination, and sharpen invention skills. Turn everyday objects into touch pads. Design a piano using celery, engineer custom video game controllers from materials found in any kitchen, and invent your own game using a Makey Makey device and Scratch software. $15 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Engineering For KidsÂŽ Tu - Th

5/29 - 5/31

9 AM - 12 PM

$89 + supply fee

8370

Manners Bootcamp

7/16 - 7/19

9 AM - 12 PM

M - W

$80 + supply fee

8/13 - 8/15

9 AM - 12 PM

$79

8393

Adventures in Art

EB RP NEW Young Picassos! Explore color theory, perspective, and various brushstrokes. Utilize oil paint, acrylic, watercolors, charcoal, and pastels to create landscapes, still lifes, flowers, seascapes, and more. Supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Bring paper towels, a box to put an 8x10 painting in, and dress to mess. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 13 Yrs Instructor: Sandy Elkins

Sizzling Summer

Sand and sun, summer has begun. Imagine your toes in the sand while depicting white, sandy beaches, beautiful sunsets, wildlife scenery, and more. $60 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - Th

EB RP All about etiquette. Reinforce the importance of manners while gaining confidence and communication skills. Study how to acquire table etiquette, grooming skills, cell phone manners, and courteous game play. Receive a binder of information, manicure kit, T-shirt, certificate of completion, and a graduation party. $20 supply fee payable to instructor at first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 11 Yrs Instructor: Angela Jackson M - Th

EB RP Pass. Set. Spike. Participate in exciting games and drills that expose you to the rules and fundamentals of volleyball. Improve hand-eye coordination, footwork, power, and motivation. Learn to serve, pass, spike, block, and play defense while building confidence in your game decisions. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes

7/30 - 8/2

1 - 4 PM

Iconic Paintings

$69 + supply fee

8469

Dream your paintings and paint your dreams. Recreate timeless works of art such as Starry Night, Water Lilies, The Scream, and more. $45 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. M - W

8/13 - 8/15

1 - 4 PM

$55 + supply fee

8470

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Rookies Performance

EB RP NEW Find your fit. Discover the right sport for you while boosting leadership abilities, improving hand-eye coordination, and enhancing cognitive skills. Participate in soccer, basketball, dodgeball, and more. Learn about goal setting, teamwork, and beginner techniques. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 3 - 5 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

7/16 - 7/19

1 - 2:30 PM

$59

8520

Rookies Soccer

EB RP NEW Shoot for the World Cup. Discover proper soccer techniques through exercises, games, and activities designed for beginners. Increase confidence, develop coordination and make new friends while learning dribbling and running with the soccer ball. Participate in individual and team games daily. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 3 - 5 Yrs Instructor: Successful Students And Athletes M - Th

8/6 - 8/9

1 - 2:30 PM

$59

8521

Tween Trips

EB NEW Life is cool by the pool. Grab your sunscreen and splash into waterparks with your friends. Enjoy a Wylie Rec staff-supervised day trip. Bring your swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen. Transportation, light snacks, lunch, and refreshments provided. Register early. Limited space available. Questions? Contact Ally at Wylie Rec Center, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6360. Ages: 13 - 15 Yrs

Hurricane Harbor F 6/29

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

$59

8534

F 7/13

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$39

8535

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

AWESOME EXPERTS ANGELA JACKSON is the founder of Metropolitan Charm and Modeling, and executive director of The Miss Denton County Scholarship Pageant. Since 1999, Angela has successfully participated in many local pageants. She progressed from modeling in rural Southeast Texas to the DFW area, and continued to model and compete in pageants while in college. She accredits her success to her experience in manners classes, modeling training-, and pageant prep workshops. Her longtime mentor is nationally recognized Ada Duckett of the Miss Texas/Miss America organization. SANDY ELKINS offers fine art painting classes. She started painting as a hobby in 2005. In 2011, she became a Robert Garden Certified Instructor. Her lessons include using oil paint, acrylic paint, watercolors, oil pastels, and charcoal. She teaches several techniques using the different mediums, through monthly classes and camps. She teaches perspective, color theory, and timesaving brush strokes, so students may develop a greater understanding of the visual world.

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EB Aquatic fun is closer than you think. Beat the heat, splash into local pools with your friends, and get the sillies out. Stay active and energized throughout the summer. Enjoy a Wylie Rec staff-supervised pool trip. Bring your swimsuit, sack lunch, towel, and sunscreen. Transportation, light snacks, and refreshments provided. Limited space available. Questions? Contact Ally at Wylie Rec Center, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6360. Ages: 7 - 12 Yrs

Tom Muehlenbeck F 6/1

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$20

8421

F 6/15

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$29

8422

F 6/29

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$20

8423

7/13

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$39

8424

F 7/27

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$35

8425

F 8/10

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$29

8426

Hawaiian Falls, Garland Heights Family Aquatics

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark Lunch included. F

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Hawaiian Falls, The Colony Urban Adventures

EB Make this an exciting summer of busy explorations. Stay active, make new friends, and create memories worth bragging about this fall. Armed with your favorite pair of athletic shoes and a sense of adventure, take off for a variety of experiences supervised by Wylie Rec staff. Light refreshments provided. Bring a sack lunch. Limited space available. Questions? Contact Ally at Wylie Rec Center, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972516-6360. Ages: 7 - 12 Yrs

Rainforest Cafe, LEGOLAND, & Pirate Beach Lunch included. F 6/22

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$39

8481

F 7/6

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$29

8487

F 7/20

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$29

8488

F 8/3

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$25

8490

Shenaniganz

Crayola Experience Nicklerama

FRIDAY EB RP NEW Plunge into exciting brain-teasing activities while gaining knowledge, new skills, and friendship. Choose mini workshops that introduce science, music, art, math, and more. Experiment with a variety of tools, equipment, and materials and learn how to apply your new skills to everyday life. Wylie Rec staff-led unless otherwise indicated. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 12 Yrs

Camping 101

Welcome to the campsite. Discover the basics of camping such as assembling a tent, building a fire, and discovering the importance of leaving no trace. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. F 6/1

9 AM - 12 PM

Cupcake DĂŠcor

$20

8523

Indulge in the sweetness of cupcakes. Learn to measure, mix, fill, ice, and decorate a variety of fun flavored cupcakes. Develop basic decorating techniques and create beautiful cupcakes. Instructor: Scott Horwitz F 6/15

Archery

9 AM - 12 PM

$20

8524

Take aim. Gain skills for shooting with accuracy and precision. Practice the steps of proper shooting technique and become familiar with the various parts of the bow. Wear comfortable clothing that is not loose fitting and tie back loose hair. F 6/22

9 AM - 12 PM

Amazing Race

$20

8525

On your mark, get set, go! Discover mechanics, enhance creativity, and increase problem-solving while designing levitating cars, launching a rocket, and creating sails for boats. Work with your team to see whose apparatus can travel farther and faster. Instructor: Engineering For KidsÂŽ F 6/29

9 AM - 12 PM

$20

8526

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WORKSHOP FAST-PACED FUN AND VARIETY CLOSE TO HOME Ultimate Frisbee

Do you have what it takes to play Ultimate? Work as a team to build sportsmanship, increase physical fitness, and learn a variety of techniques to throw while playing games and competing in friendly competitions. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. F 7/6

9 AM - 12 PM

Fascinating Dinosaurs

$20

9 AM - 12 PM

Video Game Creator

$20

8528

Explore the world of coding. Work with a team to create your own video game utilizing Scratch software. Increase creativity and enhance programming proficiency while designing the game of your dreams. Instructor: Engineering For Kids® F 7/20

9 AM - 12 PM

Perfecto Pizza

$20

8529

Think outside the pizza box. Learn about dough stretching and tossing. Cook traditional pizzas, stuffed bread sticks, calzones, and deep dish pizzas. Instructor: Scott Horwitz F 7/27

9 AM - 12 PM

Anime Cartoons

$20

8530

Explore the visual language of anime while learning to draw. Use a variety of facial expressions, action, and movement to illustrate your scenes and original anime characters. Instructor: Young Rembrandts® F 8/3

Tennis

9 AM - 12 PM

$20

9 AM - 12 PM

$20

NIGEL BOYD has taught Capoeira martial arts since 1998. Nigel is the Capoeira director at the South Dallas Cultural Center and is guided by his studies of the African-heritage art form. His teaching experience includes after-school programs at Big Thought, Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and Richland College. Nigel’s goal is to encourage physical activity and to grow awareness of Capoeira and its history. JIM WARD is a 4.0-rated tennis player and Recreational Tennis Coach. Jim is certified by Coach Youth Tennis and is trained in Quickstart Tennis and 10 and Under Tennis, the new methods of USTA Tennis for younger kids interested in recreational or competitive play. Jim teaches using the fundamentals of Quickstart to introduce younger kids to the game of tennis, while growing the sport in Wylie, and providing a fun experience and appreciation of the game.

8531

Ace! Participate in a variety of games and drills to learn the basics of serving, volleying, and game play. Build a tennis foundation during singles and doubles matches. Bring a tennis racquet; a few available upon request. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Instructor: Jim Ward F 8/10

SOCCER SHOTS is a leader in youth soccer development for children ages two through eight. This nationally recognized program offers a high-energy, age-appropriate introduction to the game of soccer. The innovative curriculum utilizes creativity, games, and imagination to teach both soccer skills and character development. The goal of Soccer Shots is simple: to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child served.

8527

Travel to the Jurassic period. Create, draw, and color different types of dinosaurs. Discover shading, color order, and artistic styles while cartooning a variety of prehistoric animals. Instructor: Young Rembrandts® F 7/13

AWESOME EXPERTS

8532

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INSTRUCTION Soccer Shots

EB RP Goal! Develop teamwork skills, improve communication, and enhance coordination. Discover basic soccer techniques such as dribbling, shooting, and running while moving a ball. Individual and group activities familiarize participants with the game while preparing young bodies for an active childhood. Tennis shoes only. No cleats. Wylie Recreation Center Instructor: Soccer Shots Ages: 3 - 4 Yrs Th

6/28 - 8/16

3:30 - 4:10 PM

$96

8580

Th

6/28 - 8/16

4:15 - 4:55 PM

$96

8581

Ages: 5 - 6 Yrs

Capoeira

EB RP NEW Submerge into an African-heritage martial art form that simultaneously includes Brazilian dance, acrobatics, music, and self-defense methods. Benefit from lowimpact moves while increasing leadership, physical strength, and courage. Immerse yourself in cultural rituals and learn to play an authentic berimbau. Wear white pants and class shirt. $35 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 6 - 14 Yrs Instructor: Nigel Boyd M M

6/4 - 7/16 7/23 - 9/10

6 - 7:30 PM 6 - 7:30 PM

$59 + supply fee $59 + supply fee

8606 8607

Tennis

EB RP Game. Set. Match. A thrilling combination of excitement and effort develops focus, stamina, and confidence. Instruction of basic techniques includes serving, volleying, and forehand/backhand strokes that build a solid tennis foundation. Improve skills with the United States Tennis Association Quickstart curriculum. Bring a tennis racquet. Founders Park Instructor: Jim Ward Ages: 5 - 8 Yrs M - Th M - Th M - Th

6/25 - 6/28 7/9 - 7/12 8/6 - 8/9

6 - 6:45 PM 6 - 6:45 PM 6 - 6:45 PM

$49 $49 $49

8563 8564 8565

M - Th M - Th M - Th

6/25 - 6/28 7/9 - 7/12 8/6 - 8/9

6:45 - 7:30 PM 6:45 - 7:30 PM 6:45 - 7:30 PM

$49 $49 $49

8567 8568 8569

Ages: 9 - 14 Yrs

Karate

EB RP Master the Ryubukai Okinawan art of self-defense that employs hand strikes and kicks with swift and calculated movements used to disable or subdue an opponent. Focus on the flow of movement, sparring, and weapons while attaining discipline, self-control, and physical fitness. No class 7/4 and 7/5. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 7 - 14 Yrs Instructor: Yee U

Karate - Beginner Uniform optional. W W

6/13 - 7/25 8/1 - 9/5

Intermediate

5:30 - 6:45 PM 5:30 - 6:45 PM

$45 $45

8446 8447

Optional $30 supply fee for belt test payable to the instructor. Uniform optional. W W

6/13 - 7/25 8/1 - 9/5

Advanced

7 - 8:30 PM 7 - 8:30 PM

$45 $45

8449 8450

Optional $30 supply fee for belt test payable to the instructor. Uniform required. Th Th

6/14 - 7/26 8/2 - 9/6

6:30 - 8 PM 6:30 - 8 PM

$45 $45

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Volleyball

EB RP Bump, set, and spike. Get a handle on ball control, develop self-confidence, and learn to work strategically as a team. Practice basic volleyball skills like digging, spiking, and serving. Move through various rotations and plays individually and as a team. Bring a pair of kneepads. Wylie Recreation Center Instructor: Gina Katin Ages: 7 - 11 Yrs W W W

6/6 - 6/27 7/11 - 8/1 8/8 - 8/29

6:30 - 7:30 PM 6:30 - 7:30 PM 6:30 - 7:30 PM

$44 $44 $44

8572 8573 8574

W W W

6/6 - 6/27 7/11 - 8/1 8/8 - 8/29

7:35 - 8:35 PM 7:35 - 8:35 PM 7:35 - 8:35 PM

$44 $44 $44

8576 8577 8578

Ages: 12 - 16 Yrs

Adult Volleyball

EB RP NEW Dig into fitness. Recreate with friends, increase stamina, and enjoy a hobby. Refresh basic volleyball skills like digging, spiking, and serving. Move through various rotations and plays in small groups and in team scrimmages. Bring a pair of kneepads. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 17 Yrs + Instructor: Gina Katin Tu

7/10 - 7/31

6 - 7 PM

$44

8661

AWESOME EXPERTS YEE HSUN U holds a fifth degree black belt in Ryubukai Okinawan Karate-Do and a first degree black belt in Kojosho Karate. Since 1967, Yee Hsun has practiced various forms of martial arts including Karate-Do, Taekwondo and Bukijutsu (Kobudo), Judo, Wing Chun Kungfu, and Arnis. Yee Hsun has been an assistant instructor to sensei Nakaya of the Okinawan Karate-Do classes since 2004 and the head instructor at the City of Mesquite Florence Community Center since 2008. GINA KATIN has been coaching volleyball since 2011. She plays competitive sand volleyball every week, but her true passion is teaching kids. Gina has coached all ages, from kindergarten all the way through high school. Her classes focus on the rules, plays, and techniques of volleyball. Gina’s goal is to coach in such a way that kids become confident with handling the ball and acquire a love for the sport. RENATA SHERMAN is a true citizen of the world. She started her career as a ceramics artist in 1972 and began painting in 2008. Her work is influenced by the diverse cultures she has experienced. She enjoys painting traditional art in watercolor, acrylic abstracts on canvas, and traditional oil portraiture on linen. Her goal is to develop techniques by exploring new materials, surfaces, and mediums. Renata wants to bring enriching, multicultural art ideas to the community.

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ARTS Brilliant Watercolor Painting

EB RP Whether you are discovering your inner artist, honing existing art skills, or stretching your artistic talents in a new direction, watercolor is for you. Master color theory, perspective, composition, design, and shadows while learning the essentials of watercolor and how to control the medium. Create beautiful, unique, irreplaceable pieces of art. $35 supply fee payable to instructor at second class. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 18 Yrs + Instructor: Renata Sharman W W W

6/6 - 6/27 7/11 - 7/25 8/1 - 8/29

6 - 9 PM 6 - 9 PM 6 - 9 PM

$80 + supply fee $60 + supply fee $100 + supply fee

8455 8456 8457

Ballet and Tap Combo

EB RP Discover the dancer within. Enhance overall body control, improve confidence, and increase strength through progressive movements. Learn fun and artistic choreography that emphasizes technique, coordination, and creativity. Study proper foot placement, dance terminology, and body alignment while learning the fundamentals of ballet and tap. Wear black leotard, white tights, and ballet and tap shoes. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 5 - 10 Yrs Instructor: Anderson Performing Arts Th Th Th

6/7 - 6/28 7/5 - 7/26 8/2 - 8/23

6:15 - 7 PM 6:15 - 7 PM 6:15 - 7 PM

$49 $49 $49

8441 8442 8443

EB RP Tap, twist, and twirl. Increase coordination, enhance balance, and improve confidence as they plié, chassé, and pirouette across the floor. Learn the techniques needed to build a foundation in ballet, tap, and rhythm. Enjoy a variety of fun equipment such as balls, hula hoops, and mats. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 2 - 4 Yrs Instructor: Anderson Performing Arts Th Th Th

6/7 - 6/28 7/5 - 7/26 8/2 - 8/23

5:45 - 6:15 PM 5:45 - 6:15 PM 5:45 - 6:15 PM

$39 $39 $39

8437 8438 8439

Wreath Making

Deck out your door. Create a beautiful wreath using a variety of textures, ribbon, and décor. Learn how to select and place stems and color for a balanced and whimsical look. Take it home or surprise a friend with a unique handmade gift. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Lupe Kuharsky Tu 6/26 Tu 6/26 Tu 7/24 Tu 7/24 Tu 8/28 Tu 8/28

12:30 - 1:30 PM 2 - 3 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 2 - 3 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 2 - 3 PM

$5 $5 $5 $5 $5 $5

8363 8366 8364 8367 8365 8368

Basic Floral Design

Learn the ins and outs of floral design from a professional florist. Go through the step-by-step process of floral design. Learn the basic design elements and principles, and create a beautiful project for your home. Put together various types of floral arrangements, including corsage and round arrangements. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Kate Philippi Tu 6/5 Tu 7/3 Tu 8/7

10 - 11 AM 10 - 11 AM 10 - 11 AM

$3 $3 $3

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Gardening

Embrace your green thumb. Learn and share gardening tips while socializing with friends. Grow your very own fruits and vegetables alongside a skilled instructor. Gain valuable plant care tips. We provide the seeds, tools, and soil. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Kate Philippi W 6/6 W 6/20 W 7/18 W 8/1 W 8/15

8:30 - 9:30 AM 8:30 - 9:30 AM 8:30 - 9:30 AM 8:30 - 9:30 AM 8:30 - 9:30 AM

$3 $3 $3 $3 $3

8498 8499 8500 8501 8502

Woodworking

Release your inner craftsman. Learn the basic techniques of woodworking as you progress at your own pace. Transform wood into beautiful pieces for you to take home or give to friends and family. Each month features a new project for you to nail, glue, and paint to perfection. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Matt Kruse F F F

6/1 - 6/29 7/6 - 7/27 8/3 - 8/31

1:30 - 2:30 PM 1:30 - 2:30 PM 1:30 - 2:30 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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Texas Hold ‘Em

Time to practice your poker face. Expand your skills or learn new techniques. Try your luck with the house dealer and learn when to bet, raise, call, or fold in this popular card game. Play friendly wagers, antes, and double downs for bragging rights. All levels welcome. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Matt Kruse M M M

6/4 - 6/25 7/2 - 7/30 8/6 - 8/27

10 AM - 12 PM 10 AM - 12 PM 10 AM - 12 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

AWESOME EXPERTS KATE PHILIPPI teaches Basic Floral Design and Gardening. She has been an active member of the Senior Recreation Center since 2014. Kate started in the floral industry in 1973. She studied floral design and earned her Florist Transworld Delivery master design certification. She has owned four flower shops in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and taught floral design at the Tulsa Technology Center for 12 years. LUPE KUHARSKY offers wreath making. Lupe is a former educator and administrator for Mesquite ISD and has been a member of the Senior Recreation Center since 2012. She was inspired to start crafting at a young age by her sister, who owned a craft store, and her neighbor who loved to create jewelry. In addition to designing wreaths, her favorite crafts include making blue jean purses and cross-stitching. MATT KRUSE offers woodworking and Texas Hold ‘Em instruction. Since joining the Senior Recreation Center staff in 2013, he has become the go-to handyman and card dealer. Matt is an experienced woodcrafter who can build anything from cabinetry to decorative figurines. Matt perfected his woodworking and whittling skills while growing up on the family farm. He loves to teach others the trade.

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Rock On

Crochet

Get hooked. Chain, slip stitch, and double crochet your next craft project. Learn the basic steps of crochet while experimenting with a variety of color schemes and textures. Take home a great handmade project and the skills to make many more. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Michelle Stone

Beginner M 6/4 M 6/18 M 7/2 M 7/16 M 8/6 M 8/20

Intermediate

12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Instructor approval required. M 6/4 M 6/18 M 7/2 M 7/16 M 8/6 M 8/20

2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge

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No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge

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#WylieRocks. Join in the painted-rock craze that combines creative time with friends and social media to brighten a park visitor’s day. Paint, place, and track your rocks as they embark on an expedition to spread cheer around local parks and trails. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Pam Little

Tu 6/5 Tu 7/3 Tu 8/7

12:30 - 2 PM 12:30 - 2 PM 12:30 - 2 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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The Reelers

Calling all movie buffs. Meet with fellow movie lovers to enjoy a mix of comedy and drama, cult classics, modern-day masterpieces, and black-and-white favorites at the center. Grab a bag of complimentary popcorn while you watch, and break for a slice of pizza at lunch. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Tu 6/12 Tu 6/26 Tu 8/14 Tu 8/28

10 AM - 3 PM 10 AM - 3 PM 10 AM - 3 PM 10 AM - 3 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge

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AWESOME EXPERTS MICHELLE STONE teaches Crochet. Michelle has been working at the Senior Recreation Center since 2015. She has been crocheting since she was a teenager and continues to learn new stitches to bring to her students. Michelle enjoys sharing what she has learned with others and loves seeing the joy on students’ faces when they understand a concept or master a new skill.

PAM LITTLE leads the Rock On class at Wylie Senior Recreation Center. She has been part of the Senior Recreation Center team since 2016 and strongly believes in expressing yourself through art. Her love for crafting began when she was a Brownie in Girl Scouts and has grown into a full-time hobby in her adult life. Pam is a patient leader and enjoys engaging with her students in new crafting projects.

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Genealogy

Curious about your family history? Find out if your ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War, traveled overseas to get here, and how they provided for family. Improve your research skills at your own pace. Explore preservation techniques, ethnic studies, and more. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Robert Stokes W 6/13 W 7/11 W 8/8

1 - 2 PM 1 - 2 PM 1 - 2 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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Third Monday Book Bunch

Social networking and a good book. No batteries required. Immerse yourself in a good story with friends. Discuss thrilling tales, mysterious manuscripts, and awe-inspiring adventures. Paperback books selected a month in advance by the group based on group discussion and interest. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Donna Shirley M 6/18 M 7/16 M 8/20

12:15 - 1:15 PM 12:15 - 1:15 PM 12:15 - 1:15 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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Craft Corner

Get crafty. Create one-of-a-kind treasures to keep or share with your friends and family. Quick and easy projects include something for everyone. Learn a new skill, or show off an old one in a friendly environment with fellow crafters. All supplies provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Jennifer Hollien W 6/20 W 7/18 W 8/15

12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

AWESOME EXPERTS JENNIFER HOLLIEN offers craft instruction. She has been working for the Senior Recreation Center since 2002. Jennifer has always enjoyed crafting with vacation bible school and her children and grandchildren. She has helped with the holiday craft projects and decorating for parties and lunches for many years. Jennifer enjoys helping others expand their creative expression. ANGELA DANIEL teaches Creative Confections. She has been working for the Recreation Division since 2010 and at the Senior Recreation Center since 2016. Angela loves sharing her creativity and recipes with those around her. She has many great memories of cooking and baking with her grandmother, mother, and children. Her favorite quote is, “The fondest memories happen while gathered around the table.� ROBERT STOKES teaches Genealogy. Robert has been researching his family history since 1997. He started out as an English teacher and eventually became an assistant principal for Dallas ISD. He has been interviewed by Time Magazine and Readers Digest for his study of family history. Robert also teaches his Genealogy courses at The Mansions of Wylie and for the City of Sachse.

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Creative Confections

Treat yourself to the sweetest projects. Discover a world of confectionery delight. Join in for a yummy and simple spin on cakes, candies, and cookies. Use items found in most home kitchens to transform ordinary sweets and treats into edible treasures. Baking supplies and ingredients provided. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Angela Daniel M 6/25 M 7/23 M 8/27

12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM 12:30 - 1:30 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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FITNESS FLEX REG PICK THE INDIVIDUAL CLASS DATES YOU WANT

Yoga

EB RP Beneficial for all fitness and experience levels, yoga produces a feeling of well-being and body-awareness. Improve circulation, elongate muscles, and settle your mind. This total mind-body workout features cardiovascular conditioning, functional strength, flexibility, muscle balance, and relaxation. No prior yoga experience necessary. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 13 Yrs + Instructor: Patti Bradley M W 9:30 - 10:45 AM

Sa 9:30 - 10:30 AM

$7 / Class Meeting

Boot Camp

EB RP Gentle Flow Yoga offers guided instruction that welcomes all fitness and experience levels. Gain muscle strength, improve core balance, and increase overall relaxation through essential yoga poses and breathing techniques. Coordinate breathing with movement to improve mental and physical health and release stress. No prior yoga experience necessary. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 13 Yrs + Instructor: Katharine Isbell

EB RP NEW Need a workout boost? Power up to the next level of strength, stability, and endurance. Target the entire body with calisthenics, core workouts, cardio exercises, and weight training. Feel good about fitness. Working out with a group promotes enhanced energy levels, reduces stress, and increases your commitment to a fitness routine. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 13 Yrs + Instructor: Tiffanny Rogers M W 5:15 - 6:15 AM

$6 / Class Meeting

$7 / Class Meeting

Zumba

EB RP Ditch the workout and join the party. This fusion of Latin and international music and dance creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective cardio session. The routines feature interval training techniques with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Lose yourself in energetic moves while shaping up. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 13 Yrs + Instructor: Erin Larew

Tu Th 6:15 - 7:15 PM W 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

EB RP Calling all weekend warriors, athletes, and yoga enthusiasts. Take training to the next level. This powerful, high-intensity, low-impact practice blends the focus, strength, balance, and flexibility of yoga with core strengthening for a total body workout. No experience necessary. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 13 Yrs + Instructor: Patti Bradley

$7 / Class Meeting

Gentle Flow Yoga

M W 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Power Yoga

Please withdraw at least 24 hours before class start time. This allows the instructor to adjust curriculum and waitlisted guests to be registered.

$6 / Class Meeting $6 / Class Meeting

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HEALTH

& FITNESS Tai Chi

EB RP Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art now practiced as a superior health art and a form of moving meditation. Guided instruction leads you through focused, slow, and controlled movements that enhance balance, agility, flexibility, and strength while reducing stress and improving mental alertness. No class 7/4. Wear clothing that allows for easy movement. Wylie Recreation Center Ages: 18 Yrs + Instructor: James Randell M W M W M W

6/4 - 6/27 7/2 - 7/30 8/1 - 8/29

5:15 - 6:15 PM 5:15 - 6:15 PM 5:15 - 6:15 PM

$65 $65 $65

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Zumba Fitness

NEW Join the party and be a part of the Zumba movement. This aerobic fitness program with Latin flare fits your needs. Practice the basic steps of samba, salsa, merengue, and mambo set to upbeat Latin rhythms. Move to the beat at a comfortable speed, or modify the intensity of your workout with the use of a chair. All dance levels welcome. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Lori Jaynes Tu 6/5 Tu 6/12 Tu 6/19 Tu 6/26 Tu 7/3 Tu 7/10 Tu 7/17 Tu 7/24 Tu 8/7 Tu 8/14 Tu 8/21 Tu 8/28

2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM 2 - 3 PM

$3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3 $3

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AWESOME EXPERTS DONNA SHIRLEY from the Smith Public Library heads up the Third Monday Book Bunch. She has been with the library since 2003. Donna earned her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies at Oklahoma Christian University and received a Master of Library Science from The University of Oklahoma. While she enjoys reading nonfiction and many other genres, she is especially fond of British mysteries and horror. PATTI BRADLEY is a 200-Hour Yoga Alliancecertified instructor with additional training from CorePower Yoga, YogaFit, and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research. Patti mixes several types of yoga into her teaching style, including Vinyasa, Power, and Hatha, paying special attention to transitions, alignment, safety, and fun. She loves that participants of all ages and mobility levels can enjoy the exploration and practice of yoga. KATHARINE ISBELL, a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, has completed over 500 hours of yoga training and has been teaching in the Wylie area since 2008. Her specialty is Gentle Flow Yoga in which poses and flows, chosen to suit the student’s abilities, are sequenced into a coherent practice. Her desire is to build stronger, healthier participants by sequentially relaxing different areas of the body while strengthening others.

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& FITNESS [HEALTH ] CONTINUED Chair Yoga

Namaste. Improve your mind, balance, flexibility, and strength during a low-impact, easy-to-follow cardio workout that incorporates a DVD with live instruction. With the aid of a chair, resistance training, and stretching, learn to relax your mind and body, promoting active mindfulness and meditation. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Cindy Risteen Sa Sa Sa

6/2 - 6/30 7/7 - 7/28 8/4 - 8/25

10 - 10:45 AM 10 - 10:45 AM 10 - 10:45 AM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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Golden Tai Chi

Unite your mind and body. Combine tai chi moves and qigong exercise during a whole-body workout that leaves you feeling relaxed and energized. With the help of an easy-to-follow DVD and live instruction, improve your mobility, balance, strength, and flexibility. Exercise while sitting or standing, All ability levels welcome. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. Senior Recreation Center Ages: 55 Yrs + Instructor: Cindy Risteen Sa Sa Sa

6/2 - 6/30 7/7 - 7/28 8/4 - 8/25

11 AM - 12 PM 11 AM - 12 PM 11 AM - 12 PM

No Charge No Charge No Charge

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TRIPS

LET’S GO LEAVE THE DRIVING TO US

Quiggly’s Clayhouse

Unleash your creative side. Spend the afternoon getting crafty with friends during an instructor-led mosaic lesson. Combine, melt, and fuse colored glass into a unique work of art. Leave with a beautiful stained glass masterpiece. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas. gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 8/23

How about a push? We’ve got you covered. Certified Personal Trainer, LAURA HUDDLESTON is here to help you with every aspect of your fitness needs. Maximize your workout structure based on your specific goals. [ see page 34 ] LAURA HUDDLESTON leads the way in fitness instruction. From boot camps and body weight training to kick boxing and cycling, Laura’s goal is “to help people become the best versions of themselves through the cultivation of healthy lifestyle habits.” Laura also holds Personal Training certifications in National Council on Strength and Fitness, Interactive Fitness Trainers of America, and Penn Foster. Her areas of experience include metabolic resistance, heart rate, and body weight training.

$30

8483

Rough Riders

Play ball. Cheer on the Frisco Rough Riders as they go up against the San Antonio Mission. Root for your favorite players as you and your friends enjoy hot dogs, drinks, and more from the all-you-can-eat Grab ‘N Go stand. Dinner included. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 6/14

PERSONAL TRAINING

12 - 4:30 PM

5:45 - 10:45 PM

$25

8474

Mesquite Rodeo

Yeehaw! Grab your cowboy hat and get in touch with your country roots at the Resistol Arena. Watch bull riding, barrel racing, bronc riding, steer wrestling, and more from climate-controlled reserved seats next to the bull chutes. Bring money for dinner. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Sa 7/14

6:30 - 10:30 PM

$25

8477


Southfork Ranch Tour

Who shot JR? Relive the hit 80’s TV show, “Dallas” and tour the Ewing Mansion. Take in the sprawling ranch land and stop at the memorabilia museum and gift shop. See the gun that shot J.R., Lucy’s wedding dress, the Dallas Family Tree, Jock’s Lincoln Continental, and more. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 7/19

10:30 AM - 2 PM

$15

8478

Biblical Arts Museum

History comes to life. Wander the halls of 11 galleries filled with paintings, sculptures, and rare books during a docent-led tour. Immerse yourself in the history behind the art from different countries and time periods. Visit the Via Dolorosa Sculpture Garden and the King James Bible exhibit. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 8/30

10 AM - 3 PM

$15

8484

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

See it to believe it. Enter the Oddotorium and be amazed by two-headed animals, shrunken heads, and other unusual offerings. Attempt to make your way through the mirror maze, and take pictures with your favorite celebrity wax figures at Louis Tussaud’s Palace of Wax. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 8/16

10:15 AM - 3:30 PM

$15

8482

Ham Orchards

Life is peachy. With over 10,000 trees in the orchard, see why Ham’s has the best peaches around. Visit the Farm Market Store and purchase fresh peaches, ciders, jarred products, and pecans. Pick your own fruit from the blackberry patch, and grab a bite to eat from the kitchen. Bring money for lunch and treats. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas. gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 6/21

10 AM - 2 PM

$5

8475

AWESOME EXPERTS ERIN LAREW has a passion for both people and Zumba that led to her becoming an instructor in early 2009. She began teaching at Wylie Recreation Center almost immediately after it opened in 2011. Erin brings a positive, vivacious attitude to the classroom, and it is reflected in her dance style. Classes are lively and interactive. Erin has participated in several major Wylie Recreation Center events, including Black Light Zumba. TIFFANNY ROGERS has worked in the fitness industry since 2010. She holds certificates in both American College of Sports Medicine and National Exercise and Sports Trainer Association. Tiffanny’s specialties include boot camp for adults and seniors, personal training, and spin classes. She looks for opportunities to train in more natural settings, often taking her classes to the great outdoors. Tiffany ensures her students are exposed to a wide variety of activity styles that work the body, including high-intensity interval training, calisthenics, and core workouts. JAMES RANDELL has been practicing Tibetan, Wu, Wu (Hao), and Yang Tai Chi since 1990. He began his student teaching in 1998 under the direction of his teacher and mentor Dr. Robert Carpenter in New Mexico. After four years of training, James was awarded a black belt and the title of “Sifu” (teacher) in Yang style Tai Chi in 2000. He has taught at the YMCA in Dallas and Plano as well as private and semi-private classes.

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Interurban Railway Museum

Lakewood Brewery

Raise a glass! Witness the magic of turning malted cereal grain into beer, and the bottling process during a private tour. Visit the on-site Tap Room and Pit Commander Texapolitan Pizza for dinner and drinks. Bring money for dinner and drinks. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 6/28

4 - 7 PM

$5

8476

Texas Fire Museum

Not all heroes wear capes. During a docent-led tour, discover the history of fighting fires and its evolution over time. Take a close look at a collection of handdrawn, horse-drawn, and motorized fire apparatuses. Learn about the unique process used in the restoration and preservation of the equipment. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 7/26

9 AM - 2 PM

$5

8479

All aboard. Investigate the history of Plano and the Texas Electric Railway. Explore exhibits on electricity and power generated to make trains run. Stop by Car 360 and visit the “Home Runs and Heartache” special exhibit dedicated to examining how the electric railway and baseball crossed paths. Bring money for lunch. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@ wylietexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs + Th 8/9

11 AM - 2:45 PM

$5

8480

Chow Critics

Foodies unite. Join your fellow food lovers and expand your palate by trying all the best restaurants around town. Enjoy anything from Italian food to Cajun cuisine, and top it off with a sweet treat. Bring money for lunch and dessert. Questions? Contact Wylie Senior Rec staff, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6349. Ages: 55 Yrs +

Siciliano’s Th 6/7

11 AM - 2 PM

No Charge

8657

Th 7/5

11 AM - 2 PM

No Charge

8658

Th 8/2

11 AM - 2 PM

No Charge

8659

Razzoo’s

Flying Biscuit Cafe

AWESOME EXPERTS LORI JAYNES teaches Zumba Fitness. She considers herself a late bloomer in the exercise world, but believes it is never too late to begin a healthy life style. Lori began working for the Senior Recreation Center in 2016, and received her Zumba Basic certification in 2017 in order to share her passion for dance and music with seniors. Lori’s goal is to get you moving and show that exercise should be about having fun.

CINDY RISTEEN teaches Chair Yoga. She has been part of the Senior Recreation Center team since 2013 and firmly believes that maintaining a strong core is important to senior health. Cindy strives to lead participants toward improved physical, social, and mental health. She enjoys working with seniors and hopes to brighten the day of everyone with whom she interacts.

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ACTIVI T Y L I S T WYLIE RECREATION CENTER Animation, 8 Adult Volleyball, 23 Adventures in Art, 18 Application Design, 8 Army Games and Dodgeball, 16 Ballet and Tap Combo, 24 Baseball Fundamentals, 16 Basketball Skills, 16 Boot Camp, 28 Brilliant Watercolor Painting, 24 Capoeira, 22 Crazy Science, 14 Creative Cooking, 9 Dance Academy, 13 Dodgeball and Agility Games, 17 Drawing Workshop, 8 Extreme Cheer and Gymnastics, 13 Flag Football and QB Skills, 16 Forensic Investigators, 14 Forensics, Lab, and Mysteries, 14 Friday Workshop, 20 Fusion Gaming, 10 Fusion Gaming Versus, 10 Gentle Flow Yoga, 28 Get Wired, 18 iCode, 10 iGame Creators, 10 Intro to STEM, 10 Junior Fusion Gaming, 11 Karate, 22 LEGO Olympic Robotics, 12 Manners Bootcamp, 18 Messy Explosions, 12 Minecraft 3D Printing, 12 Minecraft Construction, 12 Minecraft Creations, 17 Minecraft Mania, 11 Minecraft Medieval Redstone, 14 Minecraft Programming, 12 Minecraft Societies, 11 Mini Dancers, 12 Ninja Escape, 16 Online Olympics, 12 Parkour Games, 16 Power Yoga, 28 Quilting, 15 Rookies Performance, 19 Rookies Soccer, 19 Soccer Adventures, 17 Soccer Shots, 22 Splash Dash, 20 STEM Challenge, 10 Summertime Sewing, 15 Superhero Dynamics, 17 Tai Chi, 29 Tennis, 22 Tutus and Tap, 24 Tween Trips, 19 Urban Adventures, 20 Volleyball, 23 Volleyball Fanatic, 18

Wacky Engineering, 14 Web Developer, 18 Wonderful World of Wizardry, 11 Yoga, 28 Young Filmmakers, 13 Zumba, 28

SENIOR RECREATION CENTER Basic Floral Design, 24 Biblical Arts Museum, 31 Celebration Luncheon, 5 Chair Yoga, 30 Chow Critics, 32 Coffee Talk, 5 Craft Corner, 27 Creative Confections, 27 Crochet, 26 Dinner Double Feature, 5 Gardening, 25 Genealogy, 27 Golden Tai Chi, 30 Ham Orchards, 31 Interurban Railroad Museum, 32 Lakewood Brewery, 32 Mesquite Rodeo, 30 Southfork Ranch Tour, 31 Pancake Breakfast, 5 Quiggly’s Clayhouse, 30 Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 31 Rock On, 26 Rough Riders, 30 Texas Fire Museum, 32 Texas Hold ‘Em, 25 The Reelers, 26 Third Monday Book Bunch, 27 Woodworking, 25 Wreath Making, 24 Zumba Fitness, 29 KIDS Adventures in Art, 18 Animation, 8 Application Design, 8 Army Games and Dodgeball, 16 Ballet and Tap Combo, 24 Baseball Fundamentals, 16 Basketball Skills, 16 Capoeira, 22 Crazy Science, 14 Creative Cooking, 9 Dance Academy, 13 Dodgeball and Agility Games, 17 Drawing Workshop, 8 Extreme Cheer and Gymnastics, 13 Flag Football and QB Skills, 16 Forensic Investigators, 14 Forensics, Lab, and Mysteries, 14 Friday Workshop, 20 Fusion Gaming, 10 Fusion Gaming Versus, 10 Get Wired, 18 iCode, 10 iGame Creators, 10 Intro to STEM, 10 Junior Fusion Gaming, 11

Karate, 22 LEGO Olympic Robotics, 12 Manners Bootcamp, 18 Messy Explosions, 12 Minecraft 3D Printing, 12 Minecraft Construction, 12 Minecraft Creations, 17 Minecraft Mania, 11 Minecraft Medieval Redstone, 14 Minecraft Programming, 12 Minecraft Societies, 11 Mini Dancers, 12 Ninja Escape, 16 Online Olympics, 12 Parkour Games, 16 Quilting, 15 Rookies Performance, 19 Rookies Soccer, 19 Soccer Adventures, 17 Soccer Shots, 22 Splash Dash, 20 STEM Challenge, 10 Summertime Sewing, 15 Superhero Dynamics, 17 Tennis, 22 Tutus and Tap, 24 Urban Adventures, 20 Volleyball, 23 Volleyball Fanatic, 18 Wacky Engineering, 14 Web Developer, 18 Wonderful World of Wizardry, 11 Young Filmmakers, 13 TEENS Adult Volleyball, 23 Adventures in Art, 18 Animation, 8 Application Design, 8 Boot Camp, 28 Capoeira, 22 Creative Cooking, 9 Forensic Investigators, 14 Fusion Gaming, 10 Fusion Gaming Versus, 10 Gentle Flow Yoga, 28 Get Wired, 18 Karate, 22 LEGO Olympic Robotics, 12 Minecraft 3D Printing, 12 Minecraft Construction, 12 Minecraft Creations, 17 Minecraft Medieval Redstone, 14 Minecraft Societies, 11 Power Yoga, 28 Quilting, 15 Summertime Sewing, 15 Tennis, 22 Tween Trips, 19 Volleyball, 23

Web Developer, 18 Yoga, 28 Zumba, 28

ADULTS Adult Volleyball, 23 Boot Camp, 28 Brilliant Watercolor Painting, 24 Gentle Flow Yoga, 28 Power Yoga, 28 Tai Chi, 29 Yoga, 28 Zumba, 28 ADULTS AGES 55 YRS + Adult Volleyball, 23 Basic Floral Design, 24 Biblical Arts Museum, 31 Boot Camp, 28 Brilliant Watercolor Painting, 24 Celebration Luncheon, 5 Chair Yoga, 30 Chow Critics, 32 Coffee Talk, 5 Craft Corner, 27 Creative Confections, 27 Crochet, 26 Dinner Double Feature, 5 Gardening, 25 Genealogy, 27 Gentle Flow Yoga, 28 Golden Tai Chi, 30 Ham Orchards, 31 Interurban Railroad Museum, 32 Lakewood Brewery, 32 Mesquite Rodeo, 30 Southfork Ranch Tour, 31 Pancake Breakfast, 5 Power Yoga, 28 Quiggly’s Clayhouse, 30 Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 31 Rock On, 26 Rough Riders, 30 Tai Chi, 29 Texas Fire Museum, 32 Texas Hold ‘Em, 25 The Reelers, 26 Third Monday Book Bunch, 27 Woodworking, 25 Wreath Making, 24 Yoga, 28 Zumba, 28 Zumba Fitness, 29

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FITNESS

AREA

Kick-start your healthy lifestyle, maintain a healthy weight, or train for an athletic event. Clean, friendly, and close to home, Wylie Recreation Center offers a range of options to meet your fitness needs. Keep your workout fresh and choose from 40 cardio machines, including treadmills and the flexible and highly adjustable Adaptive Motion Trainers (AMT). Ellipticals, recumbent bikes, stair climbers, and rowing machines are also available. Treadmill not your thing? Walk, jog, or run the 3-lane 1/10th mile walking track. Strength train every muscle group on 13 easy-to-use weight machines. Take advantage of the plate-loaded machines, resistance bands, stability balls, and medicine balls for your advanced workouts.

PERSONAL

TRAINING

How about a push? Work one-on-one or bring a friend. A Certified Personal Trainer is here to help you with every aspect of your fitness from proper form to maximizing your workout structure based on your specific goals. You can do this. Let’s do it, together. 60-minute sessions. 1-on-1 Individual Sessions Package of 10 Sessions

$55 / person $500 / person

2-on-1 Individual Sessions $80 / 2 people Package of 10 Sessions $750 / 2 people Questions? Recreation@WylieTexas.gov 972-516-6360

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REC PASS ACCESS

Get exclusive activity registration discounts open only to Rec Pass holders at Wylie Recreation Center. Gain access to Open Play areas and equipment including Open Gym and Open Climb. Ages 12 years plus may also access the Fitness Area equipment and the Indoor Track (access for ages 12 - 15 years with adult age 18 years or older).

AUTO RENEW

Available for 1 MONTH Rec Passes with valid credit card. Please review Rec Pass Terms of Use, Policies and Guidelines prior to purchase, page 44.

2 - 6 household family members $325, Wylie Resident

1 MONTH

$40, Wylie Resident

$405 $50

Open Play schedules for the climbing wall and gym are available online www.WylieTexas.gov/Recreation.

1 MONTH

$22, Wylie Resident

$135

1 MONTH

$14

KID AGES 7 - 17 ANNUAL

1 MONTH

$10, Wylie Resident

ADULT AGES 18 - 54 $175, Wylie Resident

$105, Wylie Resident

$135

$105, Wylie Resident

No-charge childcare is available to parent or legal guardian users who have a valid Annual Adult, Annual Senior, or Annual Family Rec Pass.

ANNUAL

ANNUAL

$10, Wylie Resident

FAMILY PASS ANNUAL

ADULT AGES 55+

$225

$27

1-DAY PASSES Adult ages 18 - 54 Adults ages 55+ Kid ages 7 - 17

$14

$8 $5 $5

ID Card Replacement $5 per card

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YO UR GOAL S YOUR WORKOUT

NOW AVAILABLE LOG INTO THE PREVA-ENABLED TREADMILLS AND TRAINERS TO TRACK YOUR PROGRESS, AND SET FITNESS GOALS. KEEP YOUR TRAINING FOCUSED AND HANDY WITH THE MOBILE APP. WATCH YOUR FAVORITE SHOWS AND SURF THE WEB FROM THE MACHINE’S EASY TO USE TOUCHSCREEN. OUR FRIENDLY STAFF ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU GET STARTED.

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FAQs MY HUSBAND HANDLED CHECK-IN. MAY I PICK UP MY KIDS?

The person who drops off the child off must come in to pick up the child. We release only to the person who checks in the child.

I WANT TO BRING MY GRANDKID AND NEIGHBOR. IS THAT OK?

Sure thing! As long as the child’s parent/legal guardian has signed the waiver and listed you as an Authorized Pick-up/Drop-off person. As for fees, you may choose either the Per Visit fee option or one of the Punch Card options.

MAY I PURCHASE A PUNCH CARD AND REC DAY PASS IN THE CHILDCARE AREA? Registrations, purchases, and financial transactions are conducted at the front desk. Any required fees for use of childcare are due prior to admittance at the front desk.

CAN YOU FEED MY TODDLER OR CHANGE MY BABY’S DIAPER?

Bring the kids fed and in a clean diaper or potty trained so you may maximize your workout time. For safety, food, drink, and gum are prohibited. Water in a spill-proof plastic cup is ok. We will come get you for your child’s diapering or toileting needs.

CHILDCARE AGES 6 MONTHS - 6 YEARS

The Childcare Areas are available as a benefit to adults participating in Open Play and Registered Activities. Drop-in childcare is available during scheduled hours on a first-come, first-served basis with limited availability. Schedule is subject to change. A Parent or Legal Guardian user who has a valid Annual Adult, Annual Senior, or Annual Family Rec Pass may access the Childcare Area service at no additional charge. For all other users, fees apply.

Review / Print / Complete prior to arrival WylieTexas.gov -Annual Childcare Participation Waiver -Facility Rules and Guidelines Monday – Thursday 7 am - 12:30 pm 4 pm - 9 pm Friday 7 am - 12:30 pm 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm Saturday 9 am - 12 pm

Per visit $4 Punch Card, 10 visits Rec Pass Holders $20 Non-Rec Pass Holders $30

WHO IS STAFFED?

Childcare is supervised at a staff to child ratio of 1:6. The maximum number of children permitted in Childcare at one time is 18. Staff may use discretion to lower that number based on the age and needs of participants.

YOU PLAY

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GROUP EXERCISE Participate in a fit and fun lowimpact workout. This unique curriculum accommodates the needs of people who have trouble standing on the floor to exercise. The combination of resistance bands, arm weights, and chair exercises keep you engaged and feeling great. View Open Play, and monthly newsletters for current schedule.

FITNESS

AREA

Stay healthy and fit in a safe, clean, and accessible environment. Wylie Senior Recreation Center offers your choice of two treadmills, two recumbent bikes, an elliptical machine, stair stepper machine, multi-use training machine, and various hand weights to keep your exercise routine exciting. Watch your local news or favorite shows while you work out and be sure to pick up literature featuring nutritional guidelines and healthy living tips. If an indoor workout is not for you, take a stroll at Wylie’s Community Park located outside the Senior Recreation Center.

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SENIOR RECREATION CENTER 800 THOMAS - 100 | 972-516-6349 | Recreation@WylieTexas.gov

SR REC CENTER ID Sr Rec Center IDs are available at no charge for adults, ages 55 years plus, at the Senior Recreation Center. Gain access to Open Play activities and the Fitness Area at Wylie Senior Recreation Center.

JOIN THE FUN!

Gather with friends and take part in games, exercise, and social outings. Programs focus on being active and engaging, with something for everyone. Take a trip, start a hobby, and get involved with fellow seniors. OPEN PLAY SCHEDULES View Open Play, and monthly newsletters www.WylieTexas.gov/facilities/ Senior_Rec_Center > Facilities > Forms, Rules, and FAQs

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RUN WALK BIKE HIKE WYLIE PARKS = 700+ acres of parkland and open space

In those parks, you’ll find over 16 miles of trails, 18 playgrounds, and 11 pavilions available for reservation, soccer fields, baseball fields, football fields, a nine-hole disc golf course, a cricket pitch, and much more. Over the next few years, the Parks and Recreation Department plans to continue implementation of the 2012 Trails Master Plan, which will increase the miles of trail in Wylie to better connect you with your community.

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STONE RANCH PARK

LEWIS RANCH PARK

Nestled in the small community of Stone Ranch, the park is HOA-maintained but is City-owned property. The park features a barn-themed playground with a silo slide and double covered bay swings. With picnic tables, benches, and pet stations the park offers an array of amenities. Adjacent to the playground is the Historical Stonehaven House. A trail winds through the park, and connects to South Ballard. The concrete trail is 8-foot-wide and just under a third of a mile in length.

Lewis Ranch is the third of its kind as an HOAmaintained park that resides on City property. The park features a modular playground, pavilion, picnic tables, benches, and pet stations. Enjoy an afternoon of fishing at the pond, which is accompanied by a floating dock. Meander through the woods and enjoy the surrounding pond from an 8-foot-wide concrete trail that measures a fifth of a mile in length. Lewis Ranch Park sits on 9 acres, and has several pleasant amenities. Whether fishing is your thing, or simply taking a stroll around the pond, this park is sure to provide years of relaxation.

803 MORENO COURT

4050 WYLIE EAST DRIVE

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RENTALS PAVILIONS PERFECT PICNIC AND OUTDOOR PARTY SPOTS NEAR YOU.

Covered pavilions with lights, electrical outlets, tables, and benches are available at Olde City Park and Community Park, $25 per hour or $10 per hour Wylie Resident rate. Pavilion reservations at no charge are available at Eureka Park, Friendship Park, Kreymer Estates Park, Valentine Park, and Riverway Park. Review prior to requesting your booking: Park Rules and Guidelines and Rental Terms and Conditions. For more information, please contact Wylie Parks & Recreation Administration, Parks@WylieTexas.gov or 972-516-6340.

Olde City Park Pavilion located in downtown Wylie

INDOOR FACILITIES SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT MEETING, PARTY, GATHERING, OR SPECIAL EVENT WITH US!

BROWN HOUSE Mon Tue-Thu Fri & Sat Sun

9 am 2 pm 2 pm 9 am

- - - -

9 pm 9 pm 11 pm 9 pm

Fri - Sun

small parties and meetings 4 hours +

$150 / hour

$125 Wylie Resident $300 Deposit / Permit

Mon - Thu

small parties and meetings 2 hours +

$125 / hour

CAPACITY 36 with tables and chairs; 40 with chairs only; 49 standing only, no tables or chairs

$100 Wylie Resident $300 Deposit / Permit

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WYLIE REC CENTER Classroom/Meeting Room Mon-Thu Fri Sat Sun

5 am - 5 am - 9 am - 9 am -

10 pm 11 pm 11 pm 9 pm

Gym

Fri & Sat Sun

5 pm - 11 pm 9 am - 11:30 am 5 pm - 9 pm

Climbing Wall Sat

9 am - 12 pm 5:30 pm - 11 pm

Gym

Meeting Room

$65 / hour / 1 side

$55 / hour / 1 side

Climbing Wall

2 hours +

basketball, volleyball, and other games 2 hours + $55 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit

small groups or party add-on Parties of 11+ guests must also reserve a room. 1 hour +

$65 / hour

$55 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit

Classroom

small parties or meetings 2 hours +

$40 / hour $30 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit

larger parties and meetings 2 hours + $45 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit

$110 / hour / Full Room $90 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit 4 hours +

$81.25 / hour / Full Room $63.75 Wylie Resident $100 Deposit / Permit

Kitchen Add-on

1 hour + Available with rental of North Meeting Room or Full Meeting Room

$45 / hour

$35 Wylie Resident

CAPACITIES, LOCATIONS, AND AMENITIES: WYLIETEXAS.GOV

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RECREATION POLICIES & GUIDELINES

Please review the following, most frequently accessed policy and guideline information. For assistance or clarification email Recreation@WylieTexas.gov. ACTIVITY SATISFACTION GUARANTEE So you tried Macramé Comeback and it just wasn’t for you. A full refund is available through the first day of most contracted courses. If you are dissatisfied with the quality of a registered activity, please contact a staff person immediately so we may have an opportunity to solve the problem. DON’T MISS A THING Activity registrations are available on a first-come, first-served basis with full payment. Register early and guarantee your spot before maximum enrollment is met. Full payment and waiver are required prior to participation. Allow time for your front desk registration or skip the line and register online. Activities cancel several days out if minimum enrollment is unmet. Register early and encourage friends to do the same. Registering “in bulk” is encouraged as a timesaver. Full refunds are available for most multi-day activities through the first meeting date. Review full withdraw and refund policies prior to registration. ANYTIME ACTIVITY REGISTRATION Register online with a credit card for most activities at https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie. Some exclusions apply. IN-PERSON ACTIVITY REGISTRATION Register in person with cash, check, or credit card at Wylie Recreation Center, Senior Recreation Center, or Parks and Recreation Administration Office during business hours. ACTIVITY REGISTRATION SCHEDULE Get the worm! Activity seasons open up for Early Bird Online Registration (EBOR) one week prior to standard registration. Winter and Spring activities with a start date between January and May open up December 1 for EBOR. Summer Activities with a start date between June and August open up for EBOR on May 1. Fall and Winter Activities with a start date between September and December open up for EBOR on August 1. Some Activities may require special registration procedures including deadlines. Some Activities may be excluded. ACTIVITY DISCOUNTS The City of Wylie Parks and Recreation Department offers ongoing discount programs to encourage enrollment in a variety of recreation activities. An Early Bird Online Registration (EB)

discount of 5% is available for online registrations processed during the week prior to standard registration. The discount is available for designated activities. A Rec Pass Holder (RP) discount of 15% is available to current Rec Pass Holders for most contracted activities held at Wylie Recreation Center. The RP discount may be combined with Early Bird Online Registration. To receive the discount when registering online, use your existing account tied to your Rec Pass. Let us know if you need assistance, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov or 972-5166360. EB and RP discounts may not be applied to Special Events, Leagues, off-site activities, or staff-led activities. ACTIVITY WAITLIST You may be eligible for a waitlist when an activity has filled. If space opens up, waitlisted guests will be contacted in the order received. Please maintain current contact information with us. Waitlisted guests will be given a limited amount of time to follow up with a full registration before the next waitlisted guest will be contacted. The waitlist does not guarantee your spot nor serve as registration. ACTIVITY CANCELLATIONS Encourage friends to register with you and register early. An instructor may require a minimum number of participants before offering an activity. A decision about whether or not to cancel an activity is typically made the Friday before an activity starts. Please maintain current contact information with us. Registrants are notified by phone. If your activity cancels, you may transfer to another available activity, leave the credit on your account for future use, or request a refund. Supply fees are nonrefundable regardless of withdraw or cancellation of the class. ACTIVITY SUPPLIES Books, handouts, and other supplies are included with your registration unless otherwise noted. ACTIVITY WITHDRAW AND REFUND The City of Wylie Parks and Recreation Department encourages you to try something new and enjoy your enrollment. All patron-initiated withdraw requests must be made in writing and delivered to an employee or emailed to Recreation@WylieTexas.gov. Withdraw requests must include 1) date of the request, 2) full name of the person being withdrawn, 3) name of the activity, 4) reason for withdraw, 5) mailing address, and 6) how you would like the eligible registration fees applied. Registration fees eligible for refund may be applied 1) to your account with us for future use, 2) transferred into another eligible activity, or 3) refunded back to you. To be eligible for credit, 1) requests for Contracted Activities and Courses must be received prior to the start time of the second class meeting, 2) requests for withdraw and refund of Flex Reg Programs, One-Day Activities, Trips, and Special Events must be received at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled start time, 3) requests for withdraw, and refund of Activities categorized as Camps must be received no later than noon, Friday before the first day of the camp. Refund requests made after the time limitations previously

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listed result in forfeit of any refund. Activities that require advanced ticket purchase are nonrefundable. In the case of staff-initiated withdraw due to course cancellation or other reasons, staff will contact you to discuss how you would like your eligible fees applied, 1) to your account with us for future use, 2) transferred into another eligible activity, or 3) refunded back to you. If this information is not relayed to staff within seven days, any eligible fees will be automatically refunded. All refunds will be made to the original payer only. If original payment was received in the form of a credit card, the refund will be processed to the same valid credit card; allow three to five days for processing. All other refunds will be processed in the form of a check from the City of Wylie; allow four to five weeks for processing. Supply fees are nonrefundable regardless of withdraw or cancellation of the class. INCLUSION The City of Wylie encourages people of all abilities to participate in recreation activities together and to register for activities that are of interest to them. We strive to promote activities that provide a positive, independent recreation experience for everyone. Reasonable accommodations are provided based on the individual needs and abilities of each participant who has a disability. To make a request for accommodation, please contact the facility supervisor where the activity is coordinated prior to registration. ENHANCEMENT REQUESTS You are encouraged to suggest recreation enhancements. Activities, features, and programs are added or changed based on need and industry trends. To help us help you, please complete an Enhancement Request form as thoroughly as possible. Staff will review your request for possible existing means and/or alternatives. The decision to implement an enhancement is largely based on need, industry trend, and impact on resources. Enhancement implementation or response is not guaranteed. Forms are available at the facilities and online, WylieTexas.gov. Email requests, Recreation@WylieTexas.gov are also encouraged. REC PASS REGISTRATION AND TERMS OF USE Guests that are ages 18 years and older must provide a valid driver’s license and proof of residency to register for and purchase a Rec Pass. Ages 7 through 17 must have the waiver signed by parent or legal guardian to purchase a Rec Pass. Ages birth up to 6 years of age must be directly supervised by an adult ages 18 years and older at all times in a City of Wylie Recreation Division facility. Registered Annual and 1 Month Rec Passes allow the identified person entrance to Wylie Recreation Center. Registered Junior ID Rec Passes allow the identified youth, ages 6 years and younger, entrance to Wylie Recreation Center. Registered Sr. ID Rec Passes allow the identified person entrance to the Senior Recreation Center. The use of the Rec Pass is governed by, and the Rec Pass Holder agrees to abide by, City of Wylie Parks and Recreation Department policies and procedure. A Rec Pass is non-refundable and non-transferable. A Rec

Pass expires at one month or one year from date issued. A Rec Pass is property of the City of Wylie and must be returned upon staff request. Each guest must purchase and scan their own Rec Pass. A completed City of Wylie Waiver and Release is required for all Rec Pass Holders. Proof of residency is required to receive or renew a Rec Pass. The City of Wylie may ask for identification at any time. A replacement card must be purchased at a rate of $5 for lost or damaged cards. The Day Pass allows the identified person entrance to Wylie Recreation Center during operating hours for the day purchased only. The use of the Day Pass is governed by, and the pass holder agrees to abide by, City of Wylie Parks and Recreation Department policies and procedure. A Day Pass is non-refundable and non-transferable. Each guest who does not have an active Rec Pass must purchase a Day Pass or a Rec Pass. A completed City of Wylie Waiver and Release is required for all Day Pass holders. Valid proof of identification and address is required to purchase a Day Pass. The City of Wylie may ask for identification at any time. QUALIFICATIONS & VERIFICATION Qualifications or criteria may be required for activity and pass registration, discounts, reduced fees, and reservation rates. Some of the criteria may include residency. A resident is someone who resides in Wylie city limits and pays City of Wylie property tax on residence. Residency is verified by staff review of the guest’s most recent City of Wylie utility bill and valid driver’s license or government issued ID. FACILITY RENTALS With at least two weeks’ notice reservations accepted up to 90 days in advance on a first-come, first-served basis pending availability. Your rental time must include your setup and cleanup time. All fees, deposits, and Agreements due at initial booking request. You may have an open Permit for up to four open bookings at one time. Minimum charge applied to all reservations. Review, print and/or complete the following prior to requesting booking: Recreation Facility Rules and Guidelines, Rental Terms and Conditions, Gym Rental Guest Check-In List, Climbing Wall Rental Participation Waiver, and Recommended Capacity at WylieTexas.gov.

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LOCATE & CONNECT Kirby Park 15 300 Masters Avenue

Country Club Road

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Lewis Ranch Park 18 4050 Wylie East Drive

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22 FM 544

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Lakeside Estates Park 17 300 Lakehurst Drive

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Brown

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Ballard

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Kreymer Estates Park 16 101 Lyndhurst Drive

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Meadowview Estates Park 406 Carver Drive

Muddy Creek Preserve 20 5351 Pleasant Valley Road Municipal Complex Trail 21 300 Country Club

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Olde City Park 22 112 S. Ballard Avenue

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PARKS, TRAILS, & OPEN SPACE

Oncor/Lavon Park 961 E. Brown Street

Parkside Park 24 2106 Lakefield Drive Pheasant Creek Park

1

Avalon Park 1312 East Brown Street

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East Meadow Trail 1450 West Brown Street

25 1705 Harvest Crossing Drive

2

Birmingham Farms Park 725 Odenville Drive

9

Eureka Park 351 Rutherford Avenue

26 1200 Riverway Lane

3

Bozman Park 1330 Valley Stream Drive

Founders Park 10 851 Hensley Lane

27 2906 Ryan Drive

4

Braddock Park 1300 Elm Drive

Friendship Park 11 1621 White Ibis Way

Sage Creek Trail 28 2906 Ryan Drive

5

Community Park 800 Thomas Street

Greyhawk Park 12 2301 Ray Hubbard Way

Southbrook Park 29 231 Shadybrook Drive

6

Creekside Estates Park 3105 Hinnant Court

Joel Scott Memorial Park 13 424 Westgate Way

Stone Ranch Park 803 Moreno Court

7

Dodd Park 1501 Selma Lane

Kings Bridge Park 14 2600 Irene Drive

Trinity Trailhead 1815 Skyview Drive

Riverway Park

Sage Creek Park

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Twin Lakes Park 326 Canyon Lake Drive Valentine Park 1202 Birmingham Street

HOLIDAY CLOSURE SCHEDULES WYLIETEXAS.GOV

Wooded Creek Park 2616 Spanish Oak Trail Wylie Lakes Park 2124 Colby Lane

ADMINISTRATION

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Wylie Recreation Center 300 Country Club Road - 200 Located center of Wylie Municipal Complex 972-516-6360 Recreation@WylieTexas.gov PUBLIC HOURS Monday - Friday 5 am - 10 pm Saturday 8 am - 8 pm Sunday 12 pm - 8 pm Wylie Senior Recreation Center 800 Thomas Street - 100 Located in Community Park 972-516-6349 Recreation@WylieTexas.gov PUBLIC HOURS Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm Saturday 9 am - 3 pm Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm

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Parks and Recreation Administration 949 Hensley Lane - 200 972-516-6340 Parks@WylieTexas.gov PUBLIC HOURS Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm Parks Maintenance Division 949 Hensley Lane - 200 972-516-6340 Parks@WylieTexas.gov

DIGITAL Activity Registration https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie

Brown House 301 North Ballard Avenue A Victorian venue in historical downtown Wylie 469-626-2741 Recreation@WylieTexas.gov PUBLIC HOURS Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

email Recreation@WylieTexas.gov

PARK BOARD

digiREC news and blog WylieRecreation.com

MEETS THE SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT WWW.WYLIETEXAS.GOV

SPORTS LEAGUES

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MANY INDEPENDENTLY MANAGED SPORTS LEAGUES IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WYLIETEXAS.GOV THESE LEAGUES ARE NOT COORDINATED BY THE CITY OF WYLIE

City of Wylie Website WylieTexas.gov

Instagram @WylieRecreation Facebook Wylie Recreation and City of Wylie, TX Twitter @WylieRecreation and @WylieParks

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City of Wylie

Parks and Recreation Dept. 300 Country Club Building 100 Wylie, Texas 75098 Address service requested

Postmaster, please deliver by May 1

SAVE THE DATE FALL/WINTER EARLY BIRD ONLINE REGISTRATION AUG 1 REC PASS HOLDERS SAVE UP TO 20% ON MOST ACTIVITIES DURING EARLY BIRD ONLINE REGISTRATION, AUG 1 - 7. NO TRANSACTION FEE. SPACE IS LIMITED. DON’T MISS OUT!

WWW.WYLIETEXAS.GOV | 972-516-6360 Activity Registration https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie

Instagram @WylieRecreation

email Recreation@WylieTexas.gov

Facebook Wylie Recreation and City of Wylie, TX

City of Wylie Website WylieTexas.gov

Twitter @WylieRecreation and @WylieParks

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