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1 Thursday, December 12, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT ~,14~t"=, 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- rice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p m. Monday thru Friday. The 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 Youth Day Off, Sleepy Hollow, through December 20; Youth Day Off, Movie, December 16 through De- cember 27; Coed Volleyball League, December 16 through December 27; Adult Dodgeball League, Decem- ber 16 through December 27; Lakewood Craft Club, December 23 through January 3; Fitness classes, Decem- ber 23 through January 3; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, December 23 through January 3; Wine Class, De- cember 23 through January 3; Adult Ed Jewelry, Decem- ber 30 through January 10; Adult Community Ed Classes, through February 28. NON-REGISTRATION EVENT Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; Senior Wii Bowling, Thurs- day at Public Safety Building, 1:30 p.m.; OPALS lunch, January 3. CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue guns and imaginations for this pro- gram. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Thursday to make special arts and crafts projects. Registration: Through January 3; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Dates: January 9, February 6; Location: Art Room at Lakewood; Cost per class: Norwalk residents $11.50/class, non-residents $13.25/class; Minimum/ Maximum: 6/20. ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. Bring clean tennis shoes to wear for the games. This program is only for residents who live within the Norwalk School District. Program Dates: December 18, January 8,15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26; Tune:. 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: (closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (includes sales tax) Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-residents; Maximum number of participants: 40. ADULT ED COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL Different classes are being offered at the Montessori School on Main St. Registrations are either online or at the Parks and Rec office Jewelry Design- Join us for an evening of jewelry and fun! A relaxed, casual atmosphere means no-stress jewelry- making and you will go home with a sheet of reminders and tips on technique. Necklaces earrings bracelets a whole new world will open to you when you can make your own jewelry. Our instructor is a professional artist who will walk yOu through the simple basic techniques. You needn't bring anything with you we will supply all the tools and materials you will need for the class and you will receive a list of suppliers. Join us making jewelry is easier than you think! Date: January 16; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 10 individuals. Home Brewing- Beer Making 101- It's time to truly test your skills and give brewing a try. In this class you learn the basics of home beer making from brewing to bottling. This class will run two sessions- the first month to brew, the second to bottle. Each participant will leave with the knowledge to start their own home brewing, a list of supplies and suppliers and of course, their own six pack of home brew. Date: February 6 and March 6; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $30; Limit: 8 individuals. Switch Plate Decorating- Tired of those dull and boring switch plates (you know, the plate that holds down your light switch)? Come learn a fun and func- tional technique to personalize your plates. Alcohol ink stamping involves little skill and can be applied to many other items to create or embellish home d cor or jew- elry. You bring the switch plates and we'll give you the skills to create plates of art. Date: March 6; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 10 individuals. YOUTH DAY OFF ACTIVITIES This year we will offer afternoon field trips to vari- ous attractions in and around the metro area when kids are off from school. The trips are held on specific non- school days. These trips are for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Students will meet the bus at Lakewood Elemen- tary School to board. Important: Snacks are NOT in- cluded in this year's activities; send extra money if your child wants a snack. Time: Leave I p.m. and re- turn by 4:15 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood El- ementary School (Parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip/activity (see below); Registration: Through March 14; Minimum/ Maximum: 30/65. December 30-Sleepy Hollow Sports Park: You know how fun sledding is - tubing is even better! The hill at Sleepy Hollow is 15 stories high and you don't have to walk back up! As the surface lifts pull you to the top, prepare for the release, which sends you flying down the 1,000-foot runs. All lanes are constantly monitored for everyone's safety. Tubes will be provided Dress warm (gloves, hats and boots). Cost: Norwalk residents $15, non-residents $17.25. January 3-Movie Day at Jordan Creek: Kick back and enjoy a movie at Jordan Creek Century 21 Theatre. We give the kids a choice between two movies and it will be rated G or PG. Cost: Norwalk residents $10, non- residents $11.50. February 20-Climb Iowa: Climb Iowa is Iowa's larg- est indoor climbing and training facility, with more than 10,000 square feet of climbing, 200 routes and problems. Included in the prices is all climbing equipment and two hours of unlimited climbing. A safety waiver must be completed and turned in to participate in this pro- gram. Cost: Norwalk residents $12, non-residents $13.80. March 19-Incredible Pizza of Urbandale: Over 100 games, ticket games and simulators await you! Included BANK in the price will be an arcade game card and two hours of unlimited attractions such as bumper cars, go-karts, mini bowling, or mini golf! Must be 50" for bumper cars. Cost: Norwalk residents $25, non-residents $28.75. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL - A & B LEAGUE Two separate leagues are offered for coed volleyball. The A league is considered an A power league, while B league is considered a recreation league. Each league will be limited to six teams. Officials will be provided for each game. Register as a team. You need a minimum of six players with a maximum of 10. This league is a first come, first serve basis until it is full. Winter Regis- tration Dates: December 16 through December 27; Pro- gram Dates: January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17,24, March 3; Days: Mondays; Times: 7:30, 8:15, 9 p.m.; Lo- cation: Norwalk Middle School; Cost per team: $86.25 (up to 10 players); Minimum/Maximum number of teams: 4/12. ADULT DODGEBALL LEAGUE Join a couple of friends and come out and enjoy an evening ojf dodgeball. This league will play on Sunday nights at the Norwalk Middle School. This league will be self-officiating. Register as a team. You will need a minimum of six players with a maximum of 10. This league is a first come, first serve basis until it is full. Dates: January 5,12,19, 26, February 2, 9; Registration: / December 16 through December 27; Times: 6 p.m. or 7 p.m,; Cost per team: $30 (up to 10 players); Minimum/ Maximum: 4/8 STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL Step aerobics/Interval is a class of high energy aero- bic routines interspersed with intense cardio segments and followed by a recovery period. Class will improve cardio conditioning. This class is for any fitness level and can be adjusted to a low or high impact class de- pending on the level of fitness you are. Registration Dates: December 23 through January 3; Days: Monday/ Wednesday; Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room; Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/30; Cost per session: Norwalk rfsidents, 1 class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; non-residents, I class per week $28.20, 2 classes per week $56.40. 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 the immune system, decrease stress level, boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and well-being. Bring your own mat, towel and water Come in with an open mind and open heart. This class could fill up, so register now! Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty, Certified Yoga Instructor. Registration Dates: Decem- ber 23 through January 3; Session: January 6,13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 14; Days: Monday; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: Norwalk resident $40.25, non-resident $46.30; Mini- mum/Maximum per class: 8/15. 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 by the Bosu balance workout, you will discover how to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary. workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, medicine balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars Registration Dates: December 23 through January 3; Session: Janu- ary 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26; Days: Wednesday; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Cost per session: Norwalk residents , . $24.50, non-residents $28.20; Minimum/maximum per class: 10/30. EARLY BIRD WORKOUT For those of you who get up with the chickens, join- ing these early moming classes ,vill work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates and Chicometrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. This class will use dumbbells and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Registration Dates: December 23 through Janu- ary 3; Session: January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30,Febru- ary 4, 6, 11, 13, 25, 27; Days: Tuesday and Thursday momings; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per Session: Norwalk residents 1 class per week $24.50, non-residents $28.20; 2 classes Concluded p. 11