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Thursday, June 11, 2015 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.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- fice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office hours are 8 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: www.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Swimming Lessons, until full; Mad Science Camp, until full; Youth Tennis Lessons, through June 12; Art in the Park, through June 12; Junior Police Academy, June 15 through June 26; Junior Fire School, June 15 through June 26; Fall Soccer, June 15 through June 26; PeeWee Flag Football, June 15 through June 26; Youth Flag Foot- ball June 15 through June 26; Coed Slow Pitch Softball, June 15 through June 26. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, July 1, 6 p.m. at City Hall. LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAMS Swimming registration began May 1. 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, classes and levels. There will be a $5 charge per class to switch classes af- ter the initial registration. PARENT AND CHILD (BABY LESSONS: 18 MONTHS TO AGE 2) A parent will need to get in the water with this age group. Cost: $23 ($20 with resident discount). Mini- mum/maximum number of participants per class: 4/ 10. PRESCHOOL AOUATICS (AGES 3 AND 4) Parents do not get in the water for this age group. Cost: $29 ($25 with resident discount). Minimum/maximum number of participants per class: 4/6. LEARN-TO-SWIM (CHILDREN AGES 5 THROUGH 15) To enroll in an American Red Cross course, the par- ticipant must have successfully completed or must be able to perform the skills in the preceding course. Orfiy one swim class reservation per child is allowed at one time. Upon completion of each course, another regis- tration may be made. Cost: $34.50 ($30 with resident discount). Minimum/maximum number of partici- pants per class: 4/6. MAD SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP "Mad Science at Its Best!!!" Parents and Kids, this could well be the most excit- ing Mad Science Summer Camp in years! You will en- joy a great mix of Chemistry, Physical Science & Engi- neering and NASA Space, including a grand finale rocket blast-off. Tons of Fun with a nice dose of education what more could you ask for summer, while staying sharp for the next school year?!?! In addition, each camp day you will build and take home a couple of our ever-pleasing Make-&-Takes (M&Ts). Topics (in alphabetical order) and their correspond- ing Make & Takes: Atmospheres of Our Solar System's Planets: Me- teorological Station Basics of Engineering: Pulley System Frozen CO2 a.k.a. Dry Ice!: Thermo-Color Cup w/Dry Ice Minerals & Elements: Panning for Gems Polymers think: Slime!: Cup of Mad Science Slime Sonic Sounds: Sonic Horn Space Phenomena- Meteors & Comets: Space Tele- Scope Water Pollution: "Polluted" Super Bouncy Balls Dates: August 10 through 13; Registration: Through July 24; Time: 9 a.m. - Noon for 1st and 2nd graders ('15-'16 school year); i p.m. - 4 p.m. for 3rd - 5th grad- ers ('15-'16 school year); Location: Public Safety Build- ing; Cost: Two day camp, $72 residents/S82.80 non-resi- dents (M/T or W/Th); four day camp, $127 residents/ $146.05 non-residents (M-Th); Minimum/Maximum: 10/18. SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS Join Simpson College Men's Tennis Team for Sum- mer Tennis Lessons! This program is offered for par- ticipants in two separate sessions. You may register your child for one, or both, of these sessions (sessions will be conducted with same curriculum). These lessons are instructional and offer your child an introduction into the game of tennis. Grade is determined by the grade just completed. Registration: Through June 12; Loca- tion: Norwalk Middle School Tennis Courts; Date: Ses- sion h June 22-25, Session II: July 6-9; Time: lst-4th grade 9 - 10 a.m 5th-8th grade 10-11:30 a.m PreK and Kin- dergarten 11:30-12 p.m.; Equipment Needed: Tennis racquet (limited supply available, if needed); Cost: 1st - 8th grade $34.50 Norwalk resident/S39.75 non-resi- dent, PreK and Kindergarten $29 Norwalk resident/ $33.50 non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 10/25 per class. RECYCLED 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 Wednesdays and create a different project each time. This program is for students ages 5 to 12. Registration: Through June 12; Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.; Dates: June 11 - Recycled Cardboard Ani- mals - Use cardboard pieces to create the face of a cat, bear or other animal. June 18 - Mixed Media Recycled Collage Flower - Use various art materials to experi- ment on recycled cardboard then cut out shapes and assemble a beautiful flower, sun or other art collage ideas. June 25 - Rock People - Take rocks to another cre- ative level and paint them to make people. Make a whole family then mix them up for more fun ideas. July 2, Clay Can Sculpture - Using a tin can as a base create a 3-D sculpture that can be used as a pencil holder. July 9, Recycled Rain Sticks - Paper tubes, aluminum foil, paint and more come together tocreate a fun sounding rain I ! .| . | City State Bank is proud tohot our servicemen andwonmn and will have a 'Wall of Heroes' on display from May 18th-July 5th. Would you like to have someone included? stick. Location: City Park; Cost: Pottery $12 Norwalk resident/S13.80 non-resident per class; Minimum/Maxi- mum: 5/20 participants. FALL YOUTH SOCCER 2015 This program is for children entering first through seventh grades. Soccer is a great aerobic sport, and many children enjoy playing the game because of the constant motion. Shin guards are required to participate in this sport. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six- week program including one game and one practice each week. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Divisions: 1st and 2nd Grade Boys: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Tuesday and Friday; 1st and 2nd Grade Girls: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Mon- day and Thursday; 3rd and 4th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Monday and Thursday; 5th- 7th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Tuesday and Friday (Game nights are tentative). Registration Dates: June 15 through June 26; Program Begins: Week of August 17 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $46 Norwalk resident/S53 non-resident. KINDERGARTEN SOCCER This program is for both boys and girls entering Kin- dergarten. The children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Shin guards are required. Parks ca and Rec will provide a team shirt. This is a six-week program including one game and one practice each week. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: June 15 through June 26; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of August 17 (tenta- tively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $34.50 Norwalk resident/S39.75 non-resi- dent. lUST FOR KICKS This program is for children 4 or 5 years old that are NOT starting Kindergarten yet. This is a coed league. The children will have fun while learning the funda- mentals of soccer. The skills of dribbling, passing, and shooting will be introduced. Volunteer coaches will be needed. There will be one week of practice and five weeks of practice/games. Registration Dates: June 15 through June 26; Days: Mondays or (Wednesdays if needed dependant on numbers); Program Begins: Week of August 17 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $28.75 Norwalk resident/ Concluded p. 11 S TA N D R I E GROUP LEADERS IN COMMUNICATION SOLUTIONS N. NEWTON STANDRIDGE (515) 229-5310 WWW. STAN DRI DGEG ROUP.COM 1304 Skylane Drive, Norwalk, IA 50211 PRINTING AND PROMOTION providing solutions for print, design and specialties O