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sw Thursday, May 31, 2012 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT 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, through June 1; Tennis: Beginner, Munchkins, MS, through June 1; Gold Camp, through June 8. ADVENTURELAND Discount Adventureland tickets available for purchase. STEP BENCH AEROBICS Step into a great workout with low impact, high-en- ergy aerobic routines set to music. Participants use a step bench to help increase the heart rate. The bench is provided and you may bring hand-held weights to in- crease intensity and improve muscle tone. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through June 1; Dates: Monday/Wednesda June 4 through July 23 (No July 4); 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 residents, one class per week $24.50, non-resi- dents $28.20; two classes per week, Norwalk residents $49, non-residents $56.40. EARLY BIRD WORKOUT For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join these early morning classes that will work on ulti- mate 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 and dynabands that will put you to the test with added intensity. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through June 1; Dates: Tuesday/ Thursday, June 5 through July 19; Time: 5:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per 7-Week Session: One c4ass per week, Norwalk residents $24.50, non-residents $28.20; two classes per week, Norwalk residents $49, non-residents $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 jump ropes, medicine balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through June 1; Dates: Wednesday, June 6 through July 18 (No July 4); Registration Dates: September 10 through September 21; Dates: Wednesday; Sept. 26 through Nov. 7; Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/maximum per class: 10/ 20; Cost per session: One class per week, Norwalk resi- dents $24.50, non-residents $28.20. YOGA CLASS (Off for the next session) LEISURE LINE ZUMBA FITNESS Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. It combines fitness and fun, using almost every muscle of the body as you shimmy, shake and stomp your way fit. Registration Dates: Through June 21; Dates: Tuesday/Thursday, June 5 through July 19; Time: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: One class/week- Norwalk resident $73.50, non-residents $84.55; two class/week-Norwalk residents $128.80, non-residents $148.15; Minimum/Maximum: 8/30. BOOTCAMP! Class Full 3-2-1...GO! Are you ready to really kick your fitness into high gear? Join CrossFit Coach Angie Starmer for challenging workouts that have the ability to push your limits or simply give you more variets: The intensity is up to you! All fitness levels are welcome! This class will teach you basic functional bodyweight movements to include the squat, push up and much more! These work- outs are designed to optimize the 10 pillars of fitness (Cardio, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance and Accuracy). Your re- sults will be tracked week to week so you can see your own progress! Class structure will include warm up, technique/form practice, workout, finisher and cool down. Instructor: Angie Starmer. You will need to bring the following to class: 5'-1" PVC pipe (for stretching and teaching tool), one base- ball, jump rope and water/towel. Registration: Through June 1; Dates: Tuesday/Thursda June 5 through July 19; Cost: Norwalk residents $66.50, non-resident $76.50; Class Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-pur- pose room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum: 10/20. KETTLE BELLS 101 Come and learn why Kettle Bells are one of the most Maximum: 10/30. MUNCHKIN TENNIS LESSONS Here's a fun and social way to introduce your child to the game of tennis. Designed for young children ages four to six years old. Instructor: Kristen Geisler, Girls Head Coach, Norwalk High School; Registration Dates: Through June 1; Program dates: June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Days: Mondays and Wednesdays; Time: 11:30 a.m.- 12 p.m.; Location: Middle School Tennis Courts; Cost: Norwalk residents $29, non-residents $33.50; Minimum/ maximum: 10/20 participants. 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 1; Program Dates: 1st Session-June 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21; 2nd Session-July 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19; Days: Monday through Thursday; Time: 1st, 2nd, 3rd graders-9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; 4th, 5th, 6th graders-10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.; Location: Midd!eSchool Tennis Courts; Equipment needed: Bring a tennis racket (balls will be provided); Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non- residents $39.75; Minimum/maximum: 10/20 partici- pants. MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS LEAGUE This three-week program is for students thSt have finished 5-8 grades who have an interest in playing ten- nis. Participants will be organized into a league and play matches with other local students. Knowledge of ten- nis and rules are recommended. League Director: Kristen Geisler, Girls-Head Coach; Norwalk High School; Registration Dates: Through June 1; Days: MondaYs and Wednesdays; Dates: June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Time: 1-2:30 p.m.; Cost: Norwalk residents $27 plus tax, non-resident $31 plus tax; Equipment needed: Racket (balls will be provided); Location: Middle School versatile weightlifting training tools! Angie Starmer, Tennis Courts; Minimum/maximum: 10 participants. "" ". " " .... "" " ,.'" "- " "- : :" " : '- " ." . ..... :"- -,'-L'F-,T-US SING SHOW, CHOIR CrosJ#,#acld.om, petqandcertified, will train iU on properOlymPjcWelghthftmgform and technique Bobi JcrFriesen, L-akewood music teacher, along with Y-- the Norwalk Parks and Rec would like to present an when using this apparatus. You will learn various move- ments such as traditional Swing, Goblet Squat, One Arm Snatches, Clean & Jerks, Presses, One Arm Thrusters and much more. Class will be composed of warm up, instruction, practice and short workout. The major emphasis of this class will focus on tech- nique to ensure safety while training alone; however, you will not leave without a sweat. Weekly Kettle bell workouts will also be posted on crossfitiowa.com each Monday so you will be able to see what you will be doing in class each day. For this class you will need to bring your own Kettle bell. Contact Angie if you need assis- tance on determining appropriate weight. Pick a weight you feel you can move fairly well and feel free to bring more than one if you have it! All you need is a desire to learn! Workouts will be adjusted appropriate to fitness level. Registration: Through June 1; Dates: Monday, June 4 through July 9; Cost: Norwalk residents $36/non- residents $41.40 (six weeks); Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Lo- cation: Oviatt Multi-purpose (door #16); Minimum/ opportunity to perform in a community show choir. If you like to sing and dance, this is the activity for you. This is for students who have completed grades 4, 5, and 6. We Will rehearse singing and dancing all week. On the last da wewill perform for parents and friends. Each student will receice a t-shirt to keep. Registration DateSi Through June:8; Practice Dates: 6 f8-22; Per- formance Date: Friday, June 22 at 1t:30 a.m.; Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: High School show choir room/ auditorium; Cost: Norwalk residents $46, non-residents $52.90; Minimum/Maximum: 30/50. 2012 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 2012 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 BANK Spring into a great rate... purchase or refinance today! 15 Year Home Loan: 2.875o0000,o 30 Year Home Loan: 3'; 50, 3.69. 801 Main Street Norwalk, Iowa 515 981-4234 conclude with a tournament/skills challenge on the fi- nal day (Thursday). *Please read the days and times below carefully! Registration Dates: Through June 8; Program Dates: June 18, 19, 20, 21; Days: Instruction days: Monday-Wednesda3# Tournament/Skills Chal- lenge: Thursday; Time: Read carefully below. Instruc- tion (Monday-Wednesday): 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, 1:00- 3:30 p.m.: 10-14 year olds; Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course; Cost: $5; Minimum/Maximum: 20/150. 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, the National Recre- ation 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! Eas3 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 dty website or P&R office. $10/refundable deposit. Balls and tees are not provided. Clubs not available for rent during Junior Golf Camp week (June 18-21).