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Thursday, March 14, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News i Page Three OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks :and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at,HOOChatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of. flee h6&apos;ar$8-gSil_t4:30 p.m.'londay t Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Fitness classes, through March 22; Family Flashlight Egg Hunt, March through March 22; Baseball and Soft- ball, March 18 through March 29; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, April 1 through April 12; Group Voice Les- sons, April 1 through April 12; Group Guitar Lessons, April 1 through April 12; Last Man Standing Golf Tournament, April I thiough April 12; Dog Obedience School, April 22 through May 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, April 22 through May 3; Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance, April 29 through May 10. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS OPALS, April 5. WOMEN'S FINAL VOLLEYBALl, ...... : ..... STANDINGS-WINTER 201. Team Beavis & Bumpheads 12, 6, 6, 0, 5, 12, 6, 6=53 Volley Girls 6, 5, 6, 12, 4, 6, 6, 3--48 Chicks with Hits 3, 6, 4, 9, 6, 6, 6, 6--46 Can You Dig It? 6, 3, 11, 6, 5, 3, 5, 6--45 Notorious D.I.G. 6, 6, 6, 0, 4, 8, 7, 6--43 Team Karg 5, 4, 4, 3, 6, 6, 8, 7--43 Spiked Punch 3, 3, 5, 6, 6, 3, 7, 4=37 Last Chance Volley 6, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 6, 4=32 Team McMillin 3, 5, 3, 3, 0, 4, 3, 10=31 Setting Ducks 4, 3, 6, 3, 0, 3, 3, 3=25 THE 2013 SPRING/SUMMER BROCHURE IS HERE We are not sending them out to the homes this year. Hard copies are available at our office, City State Bank or City Hall. You may view the brochure online from our city website: www.norwalk,iowa.gov or www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. Family Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt When the sun goes down, the fun begins. It's a hunt for the golden egg! Families will be required to bring their own flashlight (size limited to no larger than 2 "D" cell batteries.) After the hunt and awarding of the prizes, there will be hot chocolate and treats for all. An adult must accompany all children. This program is designed for children under the age of 13. Registration Date: Through March 22; Program Date: Saturda)6 March 30; Time: 7:45 to 8:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment needed: Flashlight; Cost per Family: Norwalk residents $12.19, non-residents $14.02; Minimum/maximum: 30/100 participants. *If inclement weather, will be held at Oviatt Elementary. FITNESS PROGRAMS STE'P BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL Step aerosfinterval is a class of high energy aero- bic routines:interspersed with intense cardio segments and follo%efl ly,'a recovery period. Class will improve cardi0>cnb%fing. This class is for any fitness level ;  , , % (V;V" NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT [ I LEISURE LINE .. By Nancy Kuehl, Director [ and can be adjusted to a low or high impact class de- pending on the level of fitness you are. The bench is provided and you may bring floor mat/towel and hand held weights to increase intensity and improve muscle torl,*Ifary Jar.: i is the instructor. Registration Datesi ThroughvIafch 22; Dates: Monday/Wednesda March 25;W., April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, May 1, 6, 8; Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/30; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk resi- dents, 1 class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; non-residents, I class per week $28.20, 2classes per week $56.40. EARLY BIRD BODY SCULPTING For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates and chicometrics-This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm arid tone your butt, thighs andarms. This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Bring a mat/towel and your own hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Regis- tration Dates: Thr.ough March 22; Dates: Tuesday/ Thursday, March 26, 28, April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Minimum/ maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk residents, 1 class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49, non-residents, I class per week $28.20, 2 classes per week $56.40. CIRCUIT SENSATION Are you ready for this new workout that is athletic, intense and more fun than a three-ring circus??!! Using the motivational power of teamwork and competition in combination with the balance challenges presented by the Bosu balance workout, you will discover bow to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary workoutS. The class will' also Use jtimp ropes, Dynainx Strength Balls, Ab rollers, bands; Other Strengthening equipment and weighted bars. Bring a mat/towel and hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the in- structor. Registration Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Wednesday, March 27, April 3- 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8; Time: 7::30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Minimum/maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per session: Norwalk residents, I class per week $24.50, non-residents $28.20; Minimum/maximum per class: 10/20. YOGA CLASS Yoga is for everyone! It increases strength, flexibility and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- ture, stimulate the immune system, decrease stress level, boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and well-being. Bring your own mat, towel and water. Come in with an open mind and open heart. Instructor: B.ethanie Lafferty, Certified Yoga Instructor. Registra- tion Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Monda March 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6; Time: 7:30a8:30p.m.; I " i" I W00ta POT OF GOI00 in your account each month? REFINANCE TODAY.* 15 Year: BANK 2.62500.= 2.960000. 180 pa t $6.? pe raon g. ou borol. (&x.s r :, in.de taxes o nsw-nce so actua payment ny b gaer) APR bsed on. lon mout 0f$1005 with 5% do ptt, 1% cla .fee and a closin ayls Ctt q,ulifcatams apply. Ra a temps ab lo lumSy. 30 Year: 3.,375,0,ate 3.56,o0000 or insurance so actual payment may bt gea(I, APR based  kart aeotmt o $100,000 with 5% down pyrnt, 1% origination ft and cuslramry dosirkg costs, Otit qualtt'attaca apply: Ratee al Itma sul, r la Concluded p. 10 Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost:. Norwalk resident $40.25, non-resident $46.30; Mini- mum/Maximum per class: 10/20. BOOTCAMP! 3-2-1...GO! Are you ready to really kick your fitness into high gear? Join Jason Collins for challenging work- outs that have the ability to pushyour limits or simply give you more variety. The intensity is up to you! All fitness levels are welcome! This class will teach you ba- sic functional bodyweight movements to include the squat, push up and much more! These workouts are de- , signed to optimize the 10 pillars of fitness (Cardio "Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordina- tion, Agility, Balance and Accuracy). Your results will be tracked week to week so you can see your own progress! Class structure will include warm up, tech- nique/form practice, workout, finisher and cool down. ; You will need to bring the following to class: 5'-1" PV pipe (for. stretching and teaching tool) one baseball '.jump rope and water/towel. Registration Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Tuesdayffhursda March 26, 28, April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25; 30, May 2, 7, 9; Cost: $66.50 .Norwalk resident, $76.5ffOom:esident; Class Time: 6-7 p.m,; Location: Oviatt Muk/2purpose room (door #16); Minimum/Maximums" 10/20. **NEW**YOGA WORKSHOPS ," In 2013, we are offering two hour specialized Yoga Workshops for Adults. This Spring W e will have "Yoga 101 - The Basics" and "Core Yog'. Mgrg. ases to fol- low this fall. Instructor: l}ethanie Laffer>4, Date: Thursday, April!l ,<"Yoga :101 tnT/ Basics" If you have ever been curious about yoga and maybe a little intimidated to attend a class...this workshop will be perfect for you. It's for those with little/no yoga ex- perience or for those who want a refresher. We will cover basic yoga philosophies, poses, modi[-ications, flows and aligmnents in a safe and relaxed environment. Partici- pants must be able to get up and down from the floor with no assistance, be able to kneel at times and have no acttte.'mjuries. Bring,a ygga m (9KIL. d water,. . Date: Thursday, May 9.- "Core_Ynga".This workshop will get you geared up for the summer and warmer weather. We will focus on strengthening and lengthen- ing throughout the core.., the abs, back and hips. Be ready to work! Participants must have completed Yoga 101 or have some basic yoga experience, as well as be able to get up and down from the floor with no assis- tance, be able to kneel and have no acute injuries. Bring a yoga mat (or towel) and water. Registration: March 25 through May 3; Time: 6 to 8 p.m,; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: NorwaLk, restS20, nori, residents $23; Minimum/maximum: 1,0/20:" YOUTH PROGRAMS BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL PROGRAMS Because games will be played at the sports complex, the concession stand will be open and in need of work- ers. We are requiring parents of 1st through 5th graders to participate, either by actually working or by opting out and we keep the concession fee. An additional $20 per child participating is included in your registra- tion fee. If you work in the concession stand or volun- teer to coach, your $20 will be credited to you. For those volunteeririg'-to work, you willbel assiga3ed/one 2 1/2- hour time slot. MINOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL (3RD, 4TH AND 5TH GRADE) This program is for children who are currently in third, fourth and fifth grade. Girls will play softball and boys will play baseball. The children will have fun while learning the fundamenaIs of baseball or softball. Vol- unteer coaches will be needed. There will be two weeks of practices and four weeks of games (dependent on number of teams). Registration Dates: March 18 through March 29; Softball Nights: Monday and Wednesday; Baseball Nights: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of May 13 (weather permitting); Time: 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment needed: Glove; Cost: Norwalk residents $72, non-residents $80 (in- cludes concession fee). COACH PITCH - BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL (1ST AND 2ND GRADE) This program is for children who are currently in first and second grade. Girls will play softball and boys will play baseball. The children will have fun wb;!e lsm- ing the fundamentals of baseball or stdtta-". Coaches will pitch to the batters. If the batter does not get a hit, the ball will then be placed on a tee. Volunteer coaches