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Thursday, May 26, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able. (see website:, UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Swimming Lessons/Pool Passes, through August 1; Water Workout, through May 27; Munchkin Tennis/Be- ginner Tennis, through June 3; Middle School League, through June 3. AMERICAN RED CROSS LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAMS Initial Registration Date for Learn to Swim Pro- grams: We will no longer offer a Saturday morning stand-in-line registration date. Swimming registration began Monday, May 9. Please register online, walk-in, or by drop box, just like our other programs. If classes do not meet the minimum of four students, we will move them to another class with notification. See our website for all class descriptions• To check your child's current level completed, see our Aquatic webpage. New this year, there will be a $5 charge per class to switch classes after the initial registration. See our Spring/Summer brochure or online for the dates and classes available• 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. Registration Dates: Through May 27; Dates of Program: June 7 through July 28 (rain out dates: Aug 2, 4, 9, 11); Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays; Time: 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm Cost: $38.16 resident / $43.88 non-resident (tax in- cluded). NEW FOR 2011! OUTDOOR MOVIES IN THE PARKS Norwalk Parks and Rec plan to offer FREE family movie opportunities within the parks and at the aquatic center! At the time of publication, the details were still being put together. If you are interested in sponsoring a movie night, or would like to help volunteer for these events, call the office at 981-9206. Here is what is planned so far (at time of publication): Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and get out- doors to watch a movie! Join us for a fun, relaxing • evening under the stars! Concessions will be available, as well as the movie favorite, popcorn! Movies are TBA when the date gets closer. Check out the city website, NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE local news media, and the Norwalk Parks and Recre- ation Facebook page for more information. "DIVE- IN MOVIE" Location: Norwalk Aquatic Center; Date (Ten- tative): Saturday, July 23; Time: 8:30 p.m. (dusk)-10:30 p.m.; Cost: FREE; "GRAND SLAM MOVIE" Location: N0rwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Date (Tentativei: Saturday, June 25; Time: 8:30 p.m. (dusk)-10:30 p.m. Cost: FREE. 2011 JUNIOR GOLF CAMP Back by popular demand! Rolling Hills Golf Course, along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation, has partnered once again to bring you the 2011 Junior Golf Camp. This camp is for children ages 6 to 14. The camp will focus on golf swing technique, rules of the game and golf course etiquette. Each of these components is vital to an enjoyable, life-long golf experience. The camp will conclude with a tournament/skills challenge on the fi- nal day (Thursday). *Please• read the days and times below carefully! Registration Dates: Through June 10; Program Dates: June 20, 21, 22, 23; Days: Instruction days: Monday-Wednesday, Tournament/Skills Chal- lenge: Thursday; Time: Read carefully below...; Instruc- tion (Mon.-Wed.): 9-10 a.m.: 6-9 year olds; 10:30-11:30 a.m.: 10-14 year olds; Tournament/Skills Challenge (Thursday): 9-11:30 a.m.: 6-9 year olds; 1-3:30 p.m.: 10- 14 year olds; Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course; Cost: $5; Min/Max: 20/100. JUNIOR GOLF CLUB RENTAL *Looking for Junior Golf Clubs, but don't have/want to buy them??? Norwalk Parks and Recreation has avail- able ten (10) sets of junior golf clubs available for rent FREE OF CHARGE. The Junior Golf Club Rental Pro- gram is made possible through a successful grant from the "Sticks for Kids" golf program through the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA). New to the game? Don't know where to start? Skill cards are also available! Easy, step-by-step instructions on grip, stance, swing technique, different shot selections and putting are available as well for your convenience! *Rental form is available on the city website, or P&R office. *$10/refundable deposit. *Balls and tees are not provided. *Clubs not available during Junior Golf Camp week (June 20-23). MUNCHKIN TENNIS LESSONS Here's a fun and social way to introduce your child to the game of tennis. The scaled down nets, posts and racquets are designed for young children ages 4 to 6 years old. Instructor:. Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High Schoo'l; Registration Dates: Through June 3; Program Dates: June 13,15, 20, 22, 27, 29; Days: Mondays & Wednesdays; Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Location: Middle School Tennis Courts/Oviatt Gym (in case of rain); Cost:. $25 resident/S28.75 non-resident; Min/Max: 10/20 participants. Rates arc 15 Year Home Loan: 30 Year Home Loan: BEGINNER TENNIS LESSONS Tennis lessons will be offered to children who have completed 1st through 6th grades this past school year. These lessons are instructional and offer students an introduction into the game of tennis. Students will learn swing technique, rules and how to score games and matches. Instructor: Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School; Registration Dates: Through June 3; Program Dates: 1st Session-June 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23; 2nd Session-July 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, "' 21; Days: Monday-Thursday; Time: 1st, 2nd, 3rd grad- ers-9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; 4th, 5th, 6th graders-10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; Location: Middle School Tennis Courts/ Oviatt Gym (in case of rain); Equipment Needed: Bring a tennis racket (balls will be provided); Cost: $30 resi- dent/S34.50 non-resident; Min/Max: 10/20 participants. MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS LEAGUE This three-week program is for students that have finished 5-8 grades who have an interest jn playing ten- nis. Participants will be organized into a league and play matches with other local students. Knowledge of tennis and rules are recommended. League Director: Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School; Regis.tration Dates: Through June 3; Days: Mondays & Wednesdays; Dates: June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, '' 29; Time: 1-2:30 p.m.; Cost: $25 resident/S28.75 non-resi- dent; Equipment needed: Racket (balls will be pro- vided); Location: Middle School Tennis Courts; Mini- mum: 10 participants. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Officers investigated a dog-at-large complaint in the community of Cum- ruing; a citation was issued to Jennifer Stoker, Cum- ming, for allowing a dog to run at large. Ma_a00 Officers investigated a report of illegal dumping southeast of Norwalk: it appeared remodeling ma- terials were dumped on the roadway; the incident remains under investiga- tion. Officers investigated a trespassing complaint in Greenfield Plaza; incident remains under investiga- tion. Tanya Suarez-Titner, rural Norwalk, reported a license plate lost or stolen. William Decker, West Des Moines, reported his vehicle entered while parked for Lazerfest: taken were wallet and keys; $50 loss. Raymond Priebe, Water- loo, reported his vehicle taken from a rural Indianola address. The vehicle is de- scribed as a 2001 Chevy Silverado; $6,500 loss. Ma 17 Brenda Robinson, Greenfield Plaza, reported her house entered: $220 damage to a door and locks in gaining entry. Taken was a printer and other items; no value listed at this point. ACCIDENT May 11-8:55 p.m., G24 Hwy east of 73rd Avenue: a vehicle driven by Ryan Alexander, rural Norwalk, crossed the centerline to lt" the shoulder and as he moved back into his lane, he struck a vehicle driven by Roger Bishop, 66, rural Norwalk, causing minor damage. Alexander left the scene of the accident. There was $2,500 damage to the Alexander vehicle and $1,500 damage to the Bishop vehicle; Alexander was cited for leaving the scene of an accident. ELITE EXPEDITING. INC, Elite Load Dispatch Service provides the service of finding and setting up loads for carriers. ° Full Loads • Dry Van ° Refrigerated • Flatbeds We will keep your wheels turning. We will relieve you of the headache and huge expense of obtaining good loads from sources with good credit. Call today and join the ELITE TEAM 800-229-7911 515-953-5522 Craig Warfield T