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I i Thursday, May 22, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS &'RECREATION DEPARTMENT [ I LEISURE LINE Parks & Rec Bike Safety Day Bike winners Brianna Smith and Kolton Garlock. Participants riding through safety course. 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.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Adult Water Class, through May 23; Red Cross Life- guard Class, through May 23; Adult Tennis League, through May 30; Adult Sand Volleyball League, through May 30; Pottery & Upcycle Art, through May 30.  NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; Senior Wii Bowling, Thurs- days, at Public Safety Building, 1:30 p.m. PARKS & REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited. June 4, 6 p.m. at City Hall. MISCELLANEOUS Adventureland Discount Tickets are available at our of- rice. Have fun at two parks for the price of one. Coming in June 2014: The Storm Chaser. The park is now open on weekends. Opens daily the week of May 18. ADULT WINE AND PAINT This is an instructional step-by-step painting class by Lucinda Sperry, Art Love Studio. You will be lead through the steps to create a fun wine bottle painting for your wall or a gift. No experience necessary. Cost of wine and 'beverages not included. /rt supplies and apr6ns provided. Register today to save your seat! Date: Saturda May 24; Registration Dates: Through May 16; Location: Rosco's (1611 Sunset Dr. #500); Time: 2 to 4 p.m.; Cost: Norwalk residents $40, non-residents $46; MinimumJMaximum: 6/16. H20 WORKOUT FOR ADULTS Our aquatic workout is performed in the cool and relaxing pool atmosphere. Each class consists of a 45- minute aerobic workout that includes muscle toning for arms, stomach, hips and legs along with flexibility and relaxation exercises: This program stresses going at your own pace. All exercises can be performed either high or low impact. You decide how hard you want to work. Instructor: Mary Jane Sharp. Registration Dates: Through May 23; Dates of Program: June 10 through July 31 (rain out dates: August 5, 7); Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays; Time: 8:30 to 9:15 p.m.; Cost: Norwalk resident $56/non-resident $64.40. AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING Students must be 15 years old and be able to pass certain swimming requirements. Instruction in water rescue, first aid, CPR, AED and use of special lifesaving equipment will be taught. Participants who pass will be awarded a two, year Red Cross Certification. Class is tentatively scheduled for June 3-June 7, 9 a.m.-- p.m. Cost: Norwalk 1resident $165/non-resident $201.25. Reg- ister at the Norwalk Parks and Recreation office through May 23. Minimum/Maximum: 5/10. NEW FOlK 2014! ADULT COED SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Players must be 18 years old and out of high school. This league will be selfrofficiated. This league is for the average player, but overhead serves and spikes are al- lowed. Register as a team. There is a four-player mini- mum and ten player maximum. Registration accepted on first-come, first-serve basis until it is full. *Special thanks to the LVA Board of Directors for use of the sand court. Registration Dates: Through May 30; Program Dates: Tuesdays -June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22; Time: 5:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:45 p.m. (dependent on # of teams); Location: Lakewood Beach C)urt; Team Fee: $34.50 (includes state sales tax); Minimum/Maximum Teams: 4/10. NEW FOR 2014! ADULT OPEN TENNIS This event will be available on Monday evenings starting June 19 through July 28. Two divisions will be offered; Recreation or Experienced. Both singles and doubles matches will be organized. This league will be self-officiated, meaning you will call your own lines. Tennis balls will be provided, bring your own racquet or let us know if you need to borrow one. Players must be 18 years old and out of high school. Registration Dates: Through May 30; Program Dates: Mondays - June 9, 16, 23 , 30, July 7,14, 21, 28; Time: 7-9 p.m.; Loca- tion: Norwalk Middle School Tennis Courts; Fee: $10 Norwalk resident, $11.50 non-resident; Minimum/ Maximum: 10/45 participants. pOTTERYFUPCYCLE ART IN THE PARK Do you miss seeing your friends during the summer? Stop and enjoy their company at the park while making special projects. Kids meet on a Wednesdays and cre- ate a different project each time. This program is for students ages 5 to 12. Upcycle art are creative ideas that are made from Repurposed, Recycled, Reused, Re- claimed and Restored things! Beautiful and amazing projects are made from stuff you throw away. Registra- tion: Through May 30; Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.; Dates: June 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 25; Location: City Park; Cost: Pottery $12 Norwalk resident/S13.80 non-resident per class; Minimum/Maximum: 3/20 participants. OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. SENIOR CITIZEN WII BOWLING Do you miss the game of bowling? Not quite as spry as you used to be. We invite you to try the game of Wii bowling. This game mimics actions performed in real life bowling without having to travel to a bowling alley: Each week teams will be assigned for those who show up and we will have a little competition. This program continues until May. Place: Norwalk. Public Safety Build- ing; Time: Thursdays, 1:30-3 p.m. STATE BANK 00iall of Heroes State is proud to our 00rvlce men and women and will have a-'Wall on di00lay from May l00h,June 7th. ql. 2t' Saturday, May 10, was Bike Safety Day sponsored by the Norwalk Police Department, Norwalk Fire Depart- ment and Norwalk Parks & Rec. Each child's bike was inspected and then rode through a safety course. The guest speaker was Dr. William Chase explaining the importance of wearing-helmets. Afterwards, Mayor Tom Phillips and Police Chief Greg Staples lead a short bike ride in the area around the Public Safety Building. Sierra Sammons was the winner of the Norwalk Aquatic Pool pass. Bikes were donated by the UnityPoint Clinic and Cumming American Legion Post. Photos submitted. 4