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Thursday, June 3, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three 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 registrations forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- rice 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, please call us at 981-9206. Online registration is ready!!! (See below.) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Art in the Park, Through June 4; Bike Safety Day, Through June 4 (new updated program w/Police & Fire); Junior Golf Camp, June 7 through June 18; Junior Police Academy, June 7 through June 18; Junior Fire School, June 7 through June 18. ANNOUNCEMENTS Adventureland discount tickets are here. There are over 100 rides, shows and attractions. There is a com- plete NEW waterpark with 13 water slides, a gigantic Lazy River, Private Cabana Rentals, Sand Beach Sun Deck, Swimming Pool and Swim-up Bar. Now two com- plete parks all for one price. Stop up and get yours to- day. The Norwalk Aquatic Center is scheduled to open Saturday, June 5 for the weekend and then will reopen June 8 after school is out for the summer. 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. Dates of Program: June 8 through July 29 (rain out dates: Aug. 3, 5, 10, 12); Days: Tuesdays and: Thursdays; .Time: 8:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.; Cost: $38.16 resident/S43.88 non- resident (tax included). LAP SWIM HOURS FOR ADULTS Adults who wish to swim laps may do so from noon to 1 p.m. seven days a week and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The diving board and slide will be closed during this time. Dates of Program: June 4 to Aug. 26; Cost: $1 (free with a season pass). WET AND WILD CLUB The Wet and Wild Club is for students who have just completed grades fifth through seventh. The club will meet Monday nights from June 7 to August 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Days: Monday evenings; Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Cost: $1.50 per night (season passes are not good for this activity). FAMILY SWIM HOUR Enjoy a family hour together at our pool, All chil- dren must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years or older. Dates of Program: June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15; Days: Sunday evenings; Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Cost: $4 per family (free with a season pass). MENACE SOCCER CAMP The 2010 camp will be held July 5-8 at the Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex. Cost is $100, with early-bird discount of $20 before June 1. Check the website www'MenaceSccer'cm for more information or email ajs@menacesoccer.com. 2010 JUNIOR GOLF CAMP Back by popular demand! Rolling Hills Golf Course along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation has partnered to bring you the 2010 Junior Golf Camp. This camp is John Phillips Owner Candace Ritzler ...... ~r,~:~r::"'l F"] Allied Msnager -- -~.-c Ricardo Alverio ~'~'~" , ......, .......... Agent ~.=,T~.~.mr~"&-~-:. =,,~, ~- omaih norwalkinsurance@mchsi.com www.norwalklnsurance.com 515-981-0434 or 515-981-4293 FAX 515-981-5211 TOLL FREE 800-'746-04"~ 14 e Are//eJ'e To Service All Your Inszlranee Nee(is. for children ages 6 to 15. The camp will focus on golf swing techniques, rules of the game and golf course eti- quette. Each of these components is vital to an enjoy- able, life-long golf experience. The camp will conclude with a tournament on the final day. Registration Dates: June 7-18; Program Dates: June 21-24; Days: Monday- Thursday; Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course; Cost: $5 (free will donations will be ac- cepted in addition to the fee to help cover the cost of prizes~ equipment, etc.) BEGINNER TENNIS LESSONS Tennis lessons will be offered to children who are currently in first through sixth grades this school year. Basic to intermediate tennis skills, rules of the game along with scoring a match will be taught:Bring your own racket-balls will be provided. Program Dates: 1st Session-June 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 2nd Session- July 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22; Days: Monday-Thurs- day; Time: 1~t, 2nd, 3~a graders-9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; 4th, 5th, 6~ graders-10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Location: Oviatt Gym; Equipment Needed: Bring a tennis racket (balls will be provided); Cost: $30 resident/S34.50 non-resident; Min/ Max: 5/15 participants. MUNCHKIN TENNIS Here's a fun and social way to introduce your four-to six-year-old child to the game of tennis. The scaled down nets, posts and racquets are designed for young chil- dren. Due to the construction of the tennis courts this summer, we will be meeting at the City Park basketball court. Please note the time change is different from our brochure. Program Dates: June 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30; Days: Mondays and Wednesdays; Time: 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.; Location: City Park-basketball court (Next to library); Cost: $25 resident/S29 non-resident; Min/ Max:. 6/12 participants. MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS Sorry this program is cancelled for this year due to the construction of the tennis courts. ART IN THEPARK Do you miss seeing your friends during the summer? Stop and enjoy their company at the park while making special arts and crafts projects. Kids meet once a month on a Friday and create a different project each time. This program is for students who just completed Kindergar- ten through sixth grade. Time: 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Lo- cation: Windflower Park; Instructor. Nancy Kuehl; Cost: $10 resident/S11.50 non-resident; Min/Max: 5/20 par- ticipants; Program Dates: June 11; Registration Dates: Through June 4. NORWALK JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY The Norwalk Police Department is again conducting the Junior Police Academy for the City of Norwalk. The program is a partnership between the Parks and Recre- ation Department and the Norwalk Police and is an Concluded p.10 SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. items. A Greenfield Plaza resi- Officers recovered a dent reported finding sev- hayrack valued at $5000 eral clothing items and from a rural Norwalk miscellaneous tools be- road. Following investiga- lieved to be taken during tion, officers determined it car prowls from cars early had been stolen from Sun- in the day; officers aredown Equipment in looking into ownership Bevington. and returning items. James Busick, Des Michael Niday re- Moines, reported $600 ported a 2007 Chevrolet damage to the windshield truck taken from the on his vehicle when it was Churchville area; follow- shot with a pellet gun. Fol- ing an investigation, no lowing investigation, no charges; vehicle was re- charges and restitution is covered in the Des Moines to be made by a Greenfield area. Plaza family. A 13-year-old Cumm- Jean Sanders, Lineville, ing female was reported as reported a backhoe and .a runaway; she was lo- brush cutter taken from cated in the Norwalk area property south of and returned home. Norwalk; $2500 loss. Jail officers reported an Officers received an al- assault occurring in the legation of an assault in- jail; 34-year-old Alfredo volving juveniles in the Rivas Jr., Greenfield Plaza, Norwalk area; case re- was charged with assault mains under investigation. in connection with the in- cident. May 18 - 3 p.m., Hwy Officers investigated a 65/69 near Geneva Street: domestic-related corn- a vehicle driven by Eliza- plaint in Greenfield Plaza. beth Ellsworth, 49, Aaron Hills, 30, Greenfield Pleasantville, was south- Plaza, was charged with bound on Hwy 65/69 domestic assault in con- when she sideswiped an- nection with the incident, other southbound vehicle, He subsequently- was also driven by David Welch, 53, charged the next day with Plano, when she crossed possession of a controlled the center line; $1500 dam- substance. Officers assist- age to the Welch vehicle ing in the property re- and $1000 damage.to the trieval located a little over Ellsworth vehicle. 23 grams of marijuana at May 21 - 5:40 a.m., just the residence, east of Hwy 65/69 on Officers recovered a Scotch Ridge Road: a ve- hay baler from a gravel hicle driven by Christo- road south of Norwalk; pher Jorgensen, 21, rural investigation is confinuing Carlisle, struck a deer; as to ownership. $1300 damage.. May 22 - 11 p.m., Hwy James Masters, Des 65/69 near Geneva Street: Moines, reported his ve- a vehicle driven by Wendy hide entered while parked Bashor, 38, Indianola, at Laser Fest; taken was a struck a deer; $4000 dam- wallet and miscellaneous age. e help you unload CITY STATE *Ma=imum of 10 lines. Servioe avaihble to urmt State N