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Thursday, March 21, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News l'age ll ree NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT By Nancy Kuehl, Director 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 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- fice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru 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, through March 22; Baseball and Softball, through March 29; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, April 1 through April 12; Group Voice Lessons, April 1 through April 12; Group Guitar Lessons, April I through April 12; Last Man Standing Golf Tournament, April 1 through April 12; Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance, April 15 through April 26; Dog Obedience School April 22 through May 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, April 22 through May 3. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS OPALS, April 5 at city chambers. 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: Saturda3 March 30; non-residents, I dass per week $28.20,2 classes 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 and tone your butt, thighs and arms. 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: Through 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 how to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary workouts. The class will also use jtmap ropes, Dynamx 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: TVednesda) 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. Time.: 7:45. t.o 8:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch YOGA CLASS S15iSr Complgx; Equipment needed: Flashlight; Cost '.-iYoga.i J[0r e e_ryone! It ",mcre_ases strength, flexibility per Family: Norwalk residents $12.19, non-residents and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- $14.02; Minimum/maximum: 30/100 participants. *If rice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- inclement weather, will be held at Oviatt Elementary. ture, stimulate the immune system, decrease stress level FITNESS PROGRAMS boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL well-being. Bring your own mat, towel and water. Come Step aerobics/Interval is a class of high energy aero- in with an open mind and open heart. Instructor: bic routines interspersed with intense cardio segments Bethanie Lafferty, Certified Yoga Instructor. Registra- and followed by a recovery period. Class will improve tion Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Monday, March cardio conditioning. This class is for any fitness level 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; and can be adjusted to a low or high impact class de- Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: pending on the level of fitness you are. The bench is Norwalk resident $40.25, non-residEnt $46.30; Mini- provided and you may bring floor mat/towel and hand mum/Maximum per class: 10/20. held weights to increase intensity and improve muscle BOOTCAMP! tone. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration 3-2-1...GO! Are you ready to really kick your fitness Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Monday/Wednesda into high gear? Join Jason Collins for challenging work- March 25, 27, April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, May 1, 6, outs that have the ability to push your limits or simply 8; Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi- give you more variety. The intensity is up to you! All Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum per fitness levels are welcome! This class will teach you ba- class: 10/30; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk resi- sic functional bodyweight movements to include the dents, 1 class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; squat, push up and much more! These workouts are CITY STATE Spring into a great rate... purchase or refinance today! i5 Year Home Rate Ill APR .... 30 Year Home Loan: i I 801 Main Street Norwalk, Iowa 515-981-4234 designed 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" PVC pipe (for stretching and teaching tool), one baseball, jump rope and water/towel. Registration Dates: Through March 22; Dates: Tuesday/Thursda) March 26, 28, April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9; Cost: $66.50 Norwalk resident, $76.50 non-resident; Class Time: 6-7 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum: 10/20. **NEW**YOGA WORKSHOPS In 2013, we are offering two hour specialized Yoga WorkshopsYor Adults. This Spring we will have "Yoga 101 - The Basics" and "Core Yoga". More classes to fol- low this fall. Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty. Date: Thursday, April 11 - "Yoga 101 - The 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, modifications, flows and alignments 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 acute injuries. Bring a yoga mat (or towel) and water. Date: Thursday, May 9 - "Core Yoga" 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 residents $20, non- residents $23; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. YOUTHPROGRAMS 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 registration Concluded p. 9 I POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 10 March 11 Officer was called to in- Received information vestigate an assault and about an assault that oc- harassment that occurred curred in the 1400 block of in the 900 block of Hunter -Hunter Drive. Kenton Drive. Jason Richard Kyle Keller, 38, Norwalk, Shipman, 33, Norwalk iswas arrested and charged being charged With As- ' '' ffh:Assault Causing Se; sault Causing Injury andrious'injury and was trans- Harassment 2nd degree, ported to the Warren The matter remains under County Jail. investigation. "Grand" new place, same classic taste! Now at 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines 225.4842 Open Tuesday- Friday 11 a.m. - close Saturday, 4 p.m. - close *Tuesday & Wednesday D:o., *Wednesday Lunch Buffet 11 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. New items available on lunch menu/ 4