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Thursday, April 7, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE By Nancy Kuehi, Director OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks Yoga is for everyone! It increases strength, flexibility and Recreation office or print them off our website: and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is ture, stimulate the immune system, decrease stress level, located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and rice hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- well-being. Please bring your own mat, towel and wa- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- ter. *I do have a few extra mats in case you don't have tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- one right away. Come in with an open mind and open able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) heart. This class could fill up, so register now Registra- UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS tion Dates: April 18 through April 29; Session I: May 2 Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, through April 8; Disc through June 20; Registrations Dates:August 8 through Golf, April 11 through April 22; Hershey Track Meet, August 19; Session II: August 22 through October 10; April 11 through Apri122; Fitness: Stepbench, EarlyBird, Day: Monday; Time: 7!30-8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Circuit, Yoga, Zumba, April 18 through April 29; Senior Multi-Purpose Room (Door #!6); Cost per session: 1 Trip: Pella Tulip Festival April 18 through April 29; Tae class per week, Norwalk resident-S38.16, Non-resident- Kwon Do, April 25 through May 6. $43.70. NORWALK PARKS AND RECREATION ZUMBA FITNESS SPRING BROCHURE IS HERE!! Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music If you would like a copy and didn't receive one, stop and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and by our office and pick one up. They are located in the effective workout system. It combines fitness and fun, entryway and can be picked up any time of the day or using almost every muscle of the body as you shimm night. If it is more convenient for you, view our bro- shake and stomp your way fit. Instructor: Marsha Mapes. chure on-line by visiting our city website Registration Dates:April18throughApri129;Session www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. 1: May 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16; OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS Registration Dates: June 13 through June 24; Session (Older People with Active Life Styles)Ih June 28, 30, July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, August 2, 4, SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE 9, 11; Registration Dates: August 8 through August 19; Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free Session III: August 23, 25, 30, September 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, exercise program that will include stretching and ton- 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6; Days: Tuesday and Thurs- ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center day; Time: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Pur- located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- pose Room (Door #16); Cost: Resident-S140, Non-resi- day mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. This program runs dent-S161; Minimum/Maximum: 8/30. until the end of Ma): CIRCUIT SENSATION WELL SEASONED POTLUCK Are you ready for this new workout that is athletic, Anyone 55 or older is invited to attend a potluck din- intense and more fun than a three-ring circus? Using her with meat, tableware and coffee/beverage provided, the motivational power of teamwork and competition Bring a side dish and dessert to share with everyone, in combination with the balance challenges presented After the meal we will have some entertainment from by the Bosu balance workout, you will discover how to locaI ta]eriL Date: April 8; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary Norwalk Public Safety Building. workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, medicine FAMILY FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars. Registration When the sun goes down, the fun begins. It's a hunt Dates: April 18 through April 29; Session V: May 4 for the golden egg! Families will be required to bring through June 15; Day: Wednesday; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; their own flashlight (size limited to no larger than 2 "D" Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room; Cost per session: cell batteries.) After the hunt and awarding of the prizes, 1 class per week, Norwalk resident-S21, Non-resident- there will be hot chocolate and treats for all. An adult $24.15; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. must accompany all children. This program is designed STEP BENCH AEROBICS for children under the age of 13. Registration Dates: Stepbench aerobics is a low impact, high-energy aero- Through April 8; Program Date: Saturday, April 23; bic routine set to music. Participants use a step bench Time: 7:45 to 8:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex*; Equipment needed: Flashlight; Cost per Family: $10 resident/S11.50 non-resident; Mini- mum/Maximum: 30/100 participants: *If inclement weather, will be held at Oviatt Elementary. that is provided to help increase the heart rate. Days: Monday and Wednesday; Time: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Loca- tion: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room; Minimum/maxi- mum: 10/30; Cost per session: 1 class per week, Norwalk resident-S21, Non-resident-S24.15; 2 classes per week, Norwalk-S42, Non-resident-S48.30; Registration Dates: CI1Y STATE [BAN Spring into Home with anamazing" rate! and softball throw. Registration Dates: April 11 through April 22; Program Dates: Sunday; May 1, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 15, Rain Date May; Location: Martensdale-St. Marys High SchoolTrack; Cost: Free. HOME EQU LINE OF CREDIT: April 18 through April 29; 7-Week Session Dates: May 2 through June 20. EARLY BIRD WORKOUT 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 Chico Metrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs find arms. The class will use dumbbells and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Registration Dates: April 18 through April 29; Session V: May 3 through June 16; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Time: 5:30-6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Eas- ter Public Library ICN Room; Cost per session: 1 class per session, Norwalk resident-S21, Non-resident-S24.15; 2 classes per week, Norwalk-S42, Non-resident-S46.30; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. DISC GOLF LEAGUE Come join the fun at the Windflower Disc Golf Course. No matter your skill level this is a great way to get out, get some exercise and enjoy the game of disc golf. Never played before? No problem. To start the league, the league director will give pointers on how to play the game, how to throw different shots and help with etiquette needed to play the game. The league will take place on Wednesday nights. Please note there are two separate sessions of disc golf league. Prizes awarded every week of the league. Session I Registration Dates: April 11 through April 22; Dates: May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8; Session II Registration Dates: July 11 through July 22; Dates: August 3, 10, t7, 24, 31, September 7; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Windflower Park; League Director: Ja- son Williamson; Cost: Norwalk resident-S10, $11.50 non-resident. DAY TRIP TO PELLA TULIP FESTIVA I. Come join us as we take a relaxing trip to Pella to enjoy the sites and sounds of the Pella Tulip Festival. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy all of the festivities at their own pace! No itinerary on this trip, instead a festival guide will be provided for ideas on how to spend your day. For more information, or ideas on how to spend your day, check out www.pellatulipfestival.com. Most shops, events and activities are within a three- block radius of downtown! Golf cart rides are available for $1 from location to location, if you desire. *Cost includes transportation and a reserved ticket to the Grandstand Show at 12:45 p.m. There will be Street Performers, Queen Coronation and Volks Parade. All other tours, shows, lunch or goodies will be on your own. Registration Dates: April 18 through April 29; Trip Date: Thursday, May 5; Depart to Pella: 9 a.m. (Meet at Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex, 200 Wright Rd.); Arrive in Norwalk: 5 p.m. (Meet back at meeting loca- tion: 3:45 p.m.); Cost: $30 resident, $34.50 non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 7/15 participants. HERSHEY TRACK MEET This track meet is for children currently in third through sixth grades. This free track meet is the first step in qualifying for the state meet. 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