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Thursday, July 9, 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 Youth Triathlon, through July 17; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through July 10; Fitness classes, through July 17; Mad Science Camp, now through July 24. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, August 5, 6 p.m. at City Hall. BIDS FOR PICNIC TABLES The City of Norwalk Parks and Recreation Depart- ment is taking sealed bids on a set of 12 picnic tables. The frame is in good condition. The wood is deteriorat- ing and could use refinishing or restoration. The Bids will be received at the Parks and Recreation Department in the City of Norwalk Public Safety Building at 1100 Chatham Ave until 4:30 p.m. on July 24. YOUTH TRIATHLON Join us for a one-day clinic and event that will intro- duce your young athlete to the fast-paced sport of triathlon! Members of the Norwalk Racers, the local triathlon and running club, will educate youth on safety tips, information about swimming, biking, and running and tips for fast transitions. We will close with a very non-competitive, fun event allowing participants to uti- lize some of the skills they learned. All participants MUST HAVE a bike, age-appropriate helmet, swim goggles and suit, and running shoes with them on the day of the event. A parent or adult's participation is also required, so plan to spend the morning with your child. All participants will be entered into a random draw- ing for two $500 gift cards to Rasmussen Bike Shop and kid's hats. All kids participating will also receive a t- shirt, swim cap, and water bottle. Registration Dates: Through July 17; Program Dates: Sunday; July 26 (stu- dents K-6th grade); Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Aquatic Center; Cost: $35 Norwalk resident/ $40.25 non-resident. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO This program offers classes for ages 5 through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Oviatt gym (6pm start) or Multi-purpose room (7 p.m. start). Times will vary depending on location due to school activities. We also offer our Little Dragon program designed for children ages 5 to 7. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, and lessons and instructions on top- LEI ics such as respect, self-discipline; and perseverance. Competition is also available for those students who are interested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives confidence, and allows the students to use the skills they have learned in class. Families are strongly encouraged to join and train together. We found that the kids learn better when one or both of their parents/guardians are learning along side of them in class. Cost per Session: Norwalk resident Little Dragons/ Twice a Week: Norwalk residents: $46, Non-residents $53. Family Taekwondo (ages 8 and above): 1st Family Member: Norwalk residents $57.50, Non-residents $66.25; 2nd and 3rd Family Members: Norwalk residents $28.75 each, Non-residents $33.25 each. Maximum Fam- ily Fee: Norwalk residents $115, Non-residents $132.25. Registration Dates: Through July 10; Session Dates: July 14, 16, 21, 23, 38, 30, August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, September 1, 3. (Dates/Times could vary due to school functions/concerts) **Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra along with an annual $25 association fee** STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL This is a class of high energy aerobic routines inter- spersed with intense cardio segments and followed by a recovery period. Class will improve cardio condition- ing. This class is for any fitness level and can be adjusted to a low or high impact class depending on the level of fitness you are. The bench is provided and you may bring floor mat/towel and hand held weights to increase intensity and improve muscle tone. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through July 17; Dates: Monday - July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/maximum per class: 10/ 30; Cost per session: $24.50 Norwalk residents/S28.20 non-resident. EARLY BIRD BODY SCULPTING For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilate's, and Chico Metrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Bring a mat/toweL hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through July 17; Dates: Tuesday/Thursday - July 21, 23, 28, 30, August 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, September 1, 3; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Minimum/maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per Session: 1 class per week $24.50 Norwalk residents/S28.20 non-resident, 2 classes per week $49 Norwalk residents/S56.40 non-resident. 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 CITY STATE of Credit: i nlnll by the bosu balance workout, you will discover how to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, Dynamx Strength Balls, Ab rollers, bands, other strengthening equipment and weighted bars. Bring a mat/towel and your own hand weights "(optional). Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through July 17; Dates: Wednesday - July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26, September 2; Registration Dates: August 31 through September 11; Dates: Wednesday - September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28; Time: 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.; Loca- tion: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/ maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per session: $24.50 Norwalk resident/S28.20 non-resident. MAD SCIENCE SUMMER CAMP "Mad Science at Its Best!l!" 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 educa- tion what more could you ask for summer, while stay- ing 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-Co!or 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 - 13; Registration: Now through July 24; Time: 9 a.m.-- Noon; 1st and 2nd graders ('15-'16 school year); 1 - 4 p.m.; 3rd - 5th graders ('15-'16 school year); Location: Public Safe Building; Cost: 2 day camp $72 Norwalk residents/$8Z80 non-resident (M/T or W/ Th); 4 day camp $127 Norwalk residents/S146.05 non- resident (M-Th); Minimum/maximum: 10/18. OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People withActive Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. June 27- 9:59 p.m.: Gregory Owings, 55, Afton, stated he was driving westbound on Highway 92 on his mo- torcycle. He attempted to turn his high beams on. He stated the lights cut out when he did this. Gregory was approaching a curve in the road and was unfamiliar with the road. Due to the lights cutting out Gregory did not observe the curve. His motorcycle left the roadway and struck 4 mailboxes on a post. The motorcycle then trav- eled into the ditch landing on its side. Gregory and his passenger Sandra Jesina were transported to thh hospi- tal to seek medical treatment: The motorcycle was im- pounded with a hold for proof of insurance to Aubert's Towing in Indianola. I BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT i 2025 Grand Ave West Des Moines 1995-2015 COME CELEBRATE WITH UK Tues: Discounted homemade fried chicken Wed: Half-off pizza Thurs: All-you-can-eat spaghetti, no cork fee Tues.-Fri 11 a.m. to close; Sat 4 p.m to close t" I1 ," "