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Thursday, June 28, 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. I]1e 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 Swim Lessons, until full; Junior Police Academy, througls ~ne 29; Junior Fire School, through June 29; Fall Soccer (1-7 grade), through July 6; Kindergarten Soccer, through July 6; Just for Kicks Soccer, through July 6; Youth Flag Football, through July 6; Pee Wee Flag Football, through July 6; Dog Obedience, through July 6; Bricks 4 Kidz (Lego Camp), July 2 through July 13. ADULT COED SOFTBALL STANDINGS Week 3 Sunday Sluggers 3-0 One Hit Wonders 2-1 Family Affair 2-1 Ballers 1-2 I'd Hit That 1-2 At Least We Showed 0-3 ADVENTURELAND Discount Adventureland tickets available for pur- chase. Also arriving are the Zoo passes, Lost Island passes and Worlds/Oceans of Fun passes. REDUCED SWIM PASSES Reduced swimming passes take effect July 1. Family Residents pass will be $75.26 for the rest of the summer with the Individual Residents pass being $37.63. (Non- residents is $86.55/$43.28) Lap Swim Hours for Adults Adults who wish to swim laps may do so from noon to I p.m. seven days a week and from 5 to 6 p.m. Satur- days and Sundays. Cost: $1 (tax included; free w/a sea- son pass) Wet and Wild Club The Wet and Wild club is for students who have com- pleted grades 5th through 7th. They meet Monday nights until August 13 from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Cost: $2.50/ night (tax included: sea-son passes not good for this activity) **Mark your calendars now: "Dive-in Movie" will be August 19 at 7 p.m. Keep watching for future details.** 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 opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community. Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints and running an obstacle course. Each student will receive a t-shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: Through June 29; Pro- gram Dates:July 17 through July 20 (students who corn- By Nancy Kuehl, Director pleted 3rd and 4th grades), July 24 through July 27 (stu- dents who completed 5th and 6th grades): Time: 10 a.m. to noon; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk residents $23, non-residents $26.50; Maximum: 12 students/class. NORWALK JUNIOR FIRE SCHOOL Learn basic firefighter skills to include use of fire hoses, ladders, hand tools, fire investigation and breath- ing apparatus training. Basic first aid and ambulance equipment will also be demonstrated. Fire department staff will be coordinating this fun program. Registra- tion Dates: Through June 29; Program Dates: July 25 through July 28 (students who completed 3rd through 6th grades); Time: 10 a.m. to noon; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk residents $23, non-residents $26.50; Maximum: 12 students. FALL SOCCER 2012 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. Divi- sions: 1st and 2nd Grade Boys: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Mon- day and Thursday; 1st and 2nd Grade Girls: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Tuesday and Friday; 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: Through July 6; .Pro- gram Begins: Week of August 20 (tent-atively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shinguards; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $46/non-residents $53. 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 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. Registration Dates: Through July 6; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of August 20 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shinguards; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $34.50, non-residents $39.75. JUST 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: Through July 6; Days: Mondays or Wednesdays (you choose first choice); Program Begins: Week of August 20 (tenta- tively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equip-ment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: Norwalk residents $28.75, non-residents $33.25. CITY STATE your ea HOME OF CREDIT: ,a~-- PEEWEE FLAG FOOTBALL This fundamental program is for children entering 1st and 2nd grade this coming school year. Children will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals of football. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six-week program; players will have practices/games twice per week. The number of participants will determine the exact nights. This is due to limited field,space. Volun- teer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: Through July 6; Program Begins: Week of August 20 ~'~ (tentatively); Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (2 nights per week); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Mouthpiece; Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non-residents $39.75. 3RD-5TH FLAG FOOTBALL Flag football is for children entering 3rd through 5th grades this coming school year. Childrerf will be placed on teams and will play each other. Volunteer coaches for teams will be accepted. Registration Dates: Through July 6; Program Dates: August 28 through October 4 (tentatively) (depends when school starts); Days: Tues- day and Thursday; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary; Equipment Needed: Mouth- piece; Instructors: Dan Beermann and Jeff Lucas; Cost: ~'-~, Norwalk residents $34.50, non-residents $39.75; Mini- mum/Maximum: 20. DOG OBEDIENCE SCHOOL This is a basic obedience class using reward based training methods. We will cover simple commands such as sit, down, coming when called and loose leash walk- ing. The class will also focus on correcting Common Be- havior Problems like jumping, chewing, bolting and potty issues. The class will also include some tricks to show off to your friends. Dogs must be at least six months old toattend and current on all vaccinations. Children are welcome to attend, but a responsible adult should be the main person working with the dog. This class is a good beginning step to other training classes such as Therapy or Agility. But the most important as- pect of the class is that it is a fun bonding experience for you and your dog. The class is taught by a certified dog trainer with five years of experience in personal in-home dog training and dog training classes. Tools needed for the class will be a nylon or leather collar and leash, your dog's favorite treats and a positive attitude. Choke chains, prong collars and flexi-leads will not be allowed for use in class. This class will be held outside so wear the proper attire. Instructor." Dan Pastor; Location: Billy O. Phillips Park; Registration Dates: Through July 6; Session Dates: Thursda~ July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9; Time: 6-7 p.m.; Cost: Norwalk residents $80.50, non- residents $96.60. BRICKS 4 KIDZ SUMMER CAMP Bricks 4 Kidz programs are kid-tested and educator- approved to deliver valuable learning experiences that correlate to a variety of cross-disciplinary curriculum objectives. Using LEGO bricks, your student will build in teams, Bricks 4 Kidz models. Kids will get a t-shirt and a mini figure to take home. July 16-20, 9 a.m.-Noon, Amusement Park Rides Concluded ~.6 U U g U U UU gg UQ g Members $$0.00 Non.members: $45.00 G~tl NOW to renerv~ #paco, ~ip,o-