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Thursday, August 11, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Art in the Park, through August 12; Men's Flag Foot- ball, through August 19; Adult Coed Volleyball, through August 19; Fitness: Step, Early Bird, Yoga, Circuit, Zumba, through August 19; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, August 15 through August 26; End of the Summer Family Splash Bash, August 21; We Have Gone to the Dogs, August 27. ADULT COED SOFTBALL RESULTS After Week 8 Family Affair 8-0 Who's Next 6-2 Scared Hitless 6-2 Lakewood Synergy 5-3 The Quackers 3-5 Sons of Pitches 2-6 Piss Poor 1-5 Sunday Night Sluggers2-5 Jackpot 2-6 AMU~ ;EMENT PARI( TICKETS Blank Park Zoo Adventureland Tickets Lost Island Water Park Oceans of Fun WOF Ride & Slide Parks & Rec. Price Gate Price $9/$4.50$10.95/$5.95 1527 Adult/Youth $35/$30 $23 $25 $25 i (Child 2-Under) Free $46 $31 (one day/single park) $55.99 (two parks/0ne day) NORWALK SWIM PASSES Swimming passes are reduced until the end of the season. Type of Pass: Through August 14. Family Pass-S35; Individual Pass-S17.75; Non-Resident Family Pass- $40.75; Non-Resident Individual Pass-S20.50. 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. Date of Program: August 14; Day: Sun- day evening; Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Cost: $4 per fam- ily (free with a season pass). WE HAVE GONE TO THE DOGS This is a special time for dogs to swim and play in the water. Try jumping off the diving board, going down the slide or just having a "dog gone good time!" Dogs will follow their owner's rules, but.are free to do as they please. Be sure to bring their favorite ball or toy to play with. Owners must be with their dog at all times. Day: Saturday; Date: August 27; Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Locationi Norwalk Aquatic Center; Fee: $4 per dog (owner~'~ree). .... 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 Cool off with these rates... 15 Year Home Loan:' 3.625o, o 3.950,o , . 4 50 .,o %APR NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT FREE OF CHARGE. The Junior Golf Club Rental Pro- gram is made possible through a successful grant from the "Sticks for Kids" golf program through the National Recreation 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! Eas35 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 city website, or P&R office. *$10/refundable deposit. *Balls and tees are not provided. ART IN THE PARK Kids meet once a month on a Friday and create a dif- ferent project each time. This program is for students who just completed K-sixth grade. Instructor. Nancy Kuehl; Registration Dates: Through August 12; Pro- gram Date: August 19; Time: 2-3:15 p.m.; Location: Windflower Park; Cost: $10 resident/S11.50 non-resi- dent; Minimum/Maximum: 5/20. MEN'S FLAG FOOTBALL This is a 6 on 6 recreational flag football league for men. Teams are guaranteed six games. Rosters must contain a minimum of 6 players and no more than 12. Players must be 18 years old and out of .high school. Registration Dates: Through August 19; Program Dates (tentative): September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16; Day: Sundays; Time: 2, 3, 4, and 5 p.m. (dependent on num- ber of teams); Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Team Fee." $75; Minimum/Maximum Teams: 4/8. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL-A AND B LEAGUE Two separate leagues are offered for coed volleyball. A league is considered a power league, while B league is considered a recreation league. Each league is lim- ited to 6 teams. Officials are provided for each game. Please register as a team. Six-player minimum and ten player maximum. Registration accepted on first come, first serve basis until it is full. Registration Dates: Through August 19; Program Dates: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14; Days: Mondays; Time: 7:30, 8:15 and 9 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Middle School; Cost per Team: $75; Mini- mum/Maximum Number of Teams: 4/12. 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 August 19; 7-Week Session Dates: August 22 through October 10; Days: Monday and Wednesday; Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room; Cost per 7-Week Session: 1 class per week, Residents- $21, Non-Residents-S24.15; 2 classes per week, Resi- dents-S42, Non-Residents-S48.30; Minimum/Maxi- mum per class: 10/30. EARLY BIRD WORKOUT For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates, and Chico Metrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. This class will use dumbbells [BAN Bicycle Giveaway at County Speedway Saturday, Aug. 20, is "Kids Bike Night" at the Warren County Speedway. All children age 12 or un- der are eligible to win a new bike. There will be at least ten hew bicycles given away with an equal number of girls' and boys' bikes. All bicycles are do- nated by racers. The races start at 6:30 p.m. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! and dynabands that will put you to the test with added intensity. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registra- tion Dates: Through August 19; 7-Week Session Dates: August 23 through October 6; Days:Tuesday and Thurs- day; Time: 5:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Cost per 7-Week Ses- sion: 1 class per week, Residents-S21, Non-Residents- $24.15, 2 classes per week, Residents-S42, Non-Resi- dents-S48.30; Minimum/Maxim .urn per class: 10/20. 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 teamworkand 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, medi- cine balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars. Registra- tion Dates: Through August 19; 7-Week Session Dates: August 24 through October 5; Days: Wednesday; Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (Door #16); Cost per session: 1 class per week, Resident-S21, Non-resident-S24.15; Minimum/maxi- mum per class: 10/20. YOGA CLASS Yoga is for everyone! It increases strength, flexibility "- and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- ture, stimulate tl~e immune system, decrease stress level, boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and well-being. Bring your own mat, towel & water. *I do have a few extra mats in case you don't have one right away. Come in with an open mind and open heart. This class could fill up, so register now! Registration Dates: Through August 19; Session Dates: August 22 through October 10; Days: Monday; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room; Cost: Resi- dent-S38.16, Non-resident-S43.70. 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 shimms~ shake and stomp your way fit. Instructor: Marsha Mapes. Registration Dates: Through August 19; Ses- sion IIh August 23, 25, 30, September 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (Door #16); Cost: Resident-S140; N0n-resident- $161; Minimum/Maximum: 8/30. NORWALK FAMILY TALE KWON DO Michael Wagenknecht is the head instructor of the school and Offers programs for ages five through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the Oviatt gym or multi .... purpose room. Beginners meet from 6:15-7 p.m. and advanced students meet from 7-8 p.m. We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for children ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is nm concurrently with the be- ginning class. Maximum number of students in the Little Dragon program is 20, so register early. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics 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: Little Dragons (twice a week): Norwalk resident, $40; Non-resident, $46; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First fam- ily member: Norwalk resident, $50; Non-resident, $57.50; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- dent, $25 each; Non-resident, $28.75 each; Maximum family fee: Norwalk resident, $100; ~0n-resident, $115. Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra. Any- one registering for Tae Kwon Do after the registra- tion deadline has passed will be required to pay a $15 late fee in addition to the cost of the program. Registration Dates: August 15 through August 26; Session Dates: September 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27. (Dates could vary due to school functions/concerts).