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1981 Edition 30 May \ I / l� Y � \ ��wwns aanHaoaa 1N3W1iJdd30 N011`d3tic)3ti '9 Ntit/d Li31N3o NA'DIOOiJ9 t13WWf1S L861. 3H1 S3afl7mN1 (1-10 D 3H,� N � U31131singN AJL13 3HOIN SNIH131 OS 3H1 Ty C • IT O N CENTER /REPORT* MANAGER'S MAY, 1981 NO. 30 Certain Activities In Parks Are Limited, Not Allowed Certain activities are limited, and stitution and by -laws, and which have fence, benches, tables or any other regulated by law, at parks located been in existence for at least one property or facilities. within the community. Some of the year. WILD LIFE — Hunting, trapping, regulations are as follows: NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES — No killing, harming, or maliciously CURFEW — No one is allowed in person, unless engaged in City frightening any wild life consisting of any park and recreation facilities, business or specifically authorized by animals, reptiles, or birds is punish - unless engaged in City business, be- the City, can operate a motorized able by law. tween the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 vehicle in any park or open space SELLING PROHIBITED — Unless p.m., when such parks or facilities are within the community. The exception specifically authorized by the City, no posted by sign noting the curfew is those areas designated as road- person can sell any articles in any park hours. ways or parking areas, or upon trails or open space. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES — specifically designated by the City for NO POSTING OF SIGNS, HAND - No one can bring into any park or use by certain vehicles. BILLS — No person can paste or affix possess, display or use intoxicating li- ILLEGAL TO DAMAGE, REMOVE any handbill, poster or sign on any quors, nor non - intoxicating malt li- PROPERTY — It is obviously illegal to structure or property. quors unless a permit has been issued destroy or damage in any way any NO FIREWORKS — Unless written by the Director of Parks and Recrea- property or facilities in parks or open permission is obtained from the Direc- tion. Such permits will be limited to spaces. Also not allowed is cutting, for of Parks and Recreation and the duly organized non - profit local civic mutilation or removal of any tree, Fire Chief, no person shall discharge organizations, operating under a con- plant, flower, shrub, rock, soil, sand, any fireworks. CAMPING NOT ALLOWED — No person can camp or set up tents, Rabies Vaccination shacks, trailers or any temporary shelter for the purpose of camping. UNAUTHORIZED GOLFING — No Clinic Set May 30 person shall play or practice golf or use golf equipment of any kind, ex- tion, and it is suggested that cats be cept under the direct supervision of an The annual Rabies Vaccination brought in a box or similar enclosure. employee of the Parks and Recreation Clinic will be conducted on Saturday, All dogs must be leashed. The cost of Department, or as a scheduled part of May 30, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 the vaccination is $4.50 per shot. the City's park and recreation pro- m. at the Brooklyn Center City P• Y Y Dog licenses will also be on sale, gram. gNIMALS TO BE LEASHED — Garage, 2501 69th Avenue North. but residents are reminded that if they Dogs or other domestic animals can - The clinic will be conducted by the are coming just to purchase a license, not be allowed unless effectively Northbrook Animai Clinic, and is open proof of a rabies vaccination is restrained by chain or leash. No per - to all Brooklyn Center residents who required. son shall allow defecations from his wish to bring their pets for vac- Licenses expire each year on May dog or domestic animal to remain de- cination. 31, and cost $5 for a male or female Cat owners are also encouraged to dog, and $3 for a neutered male or posited upon City parks or open bring their pets for the rabies vaccina- spayed female dog. The licenses can FIRE CONTROL — Fires are allowed be purchased throughout the year at in places provided for such purposes. City Hall or the Community Center. Persons igniting a fire in these areas *Citizen inquiries and requests may A delinquent dog license fee of $15 will completely extinguish such fire he directed at the City Administra- is charged if the unlicensed dog is prior to leaving. tion. If there is any question regard- picked up by the animal patrol Any person violating the provisions ing a service that we are authorized operating in the City. No such charge of the ordinance, upon conviction, to perform, please call us at will be made if the owner is late in could be punished by a fine not to ex- 561 -5440. purchasing the license, but only if the ceed $500, and by imprisonment not dog is picked up without a license. to exceed 90 days. t l When Traffic Signals Work ... And When The y Do Not! Traffic signals do not always pre- SPEED I vent accidents, and are not always an LIMIT /s asset to traffic control. In some cases, total accidents and severe injuries in- creased after signals were installed. 30, �� �� In such instances, right angle colli- � Q sions were reduced by the traffic �• signals, but the total number of colli- sions (especially the rear -end type) �• increased. BLIND There are times when the installa- X I N G tion of signals results in an increase in pedestrian accidents. Many pedes- trians feel secure with a painted . crosswalk and a red light between them and an approaching vehicle. The motorist, on the other hand, is not — always so quick to recognize these SLIPPERY "barriers." WHEN When can a traffic signal be an l S asset instead of a liability to safety? A proper answer results after traffic engineers carefully study all the prob- lems, including: PED • Are there so many cars on both XING streets that signals are required to BUMP BIKE clear up the confusion, or to relieve XING the congestion? • Is the traffic on the main street so heavy that drivers on the side street will try to cross when it is not safe? S top Signs Do They • Are there so many pedestrians Really Slow Traffic? trying toocs a u main street that confusing, congested or hazardous conditions result? only in the immediate vicinity of the A stop sign is one of the most stop sign. However, the speed be- • Are there so many school children valuable and effective traffic control tween intersections increases. trying to cross the street at the same devices . . . when used at the right • The noise level at the intersection time that they need special controls place and under the proper condi- increases. Drivers become impatient for their protection? tions. It is intended to help drivers and with so many stop signs, and begin • Are signals at this location going pedestrians at an intersection decide stopping quickly and then "peeling to help drivers maintain a uniform who has the right -of -way. out." Others simply roll through the pace along the route without stopping Often stop signs are arbitrarily in- signs. unnecessarily? stalled along a roadway to interrupt • Observations by enforcement traffic and "reduce speed," and are agencies indicate that the majority of • Does the collision history indicate not needed to assign right -of -way or arrests and citations are issued to that signal controls will reduce the to control traffic volume. Studies in- nearby residents, who may have probability of collisions? dicate that the signs do not slow traf- campaigned for the sign in the first • Do two arterials intersect at this fic at locations not justified by place. location, and will a signal improve the volume. In addition to these problems, the flow? When signs are installed to control general increase of use of stop signs speed, studies indicate: for speed control purposes greatly in- • Is there a combination of the • A high incidence of intentional creases the air pollution levels in the described conditions which indicates violations. city, wastes gas, and generally in- that a signal will be an improvement • Speed reduction may be effective creases vehicle operating costs. rather than a detriment? 2 Why Won't Th Put Up SLOW "Children At Play" Signs? C HILDREN conditions in residential areas have AT PLAY An often heard neighborhood re- failed to achieve the desired safety quest concerns the posting of benefits. If signs encourage parents generalized warning signs with and children to believe that they have "SLOW — CHILDREN AT PLAY" or an added degree of protection, which other similar messages. the signs do not and can not provide, Although some states have posted a great disservice results. such signs widely in residential areas, Because of these considerations, 1 no factual evidence has been pre- Brooklyn Center discourages the use sented to document their success in of "CHILDREN AT PLAY" signs. reducing pedestrian accidents, Specific warnings for schools, play - operating speeds, or legal liability. grounds, parks and other recreational Studies show that many types of facilities are available for use where \� signs attempting to warn of normal clearly justified. _ Speed Bumps: Dangerous and cause much vehicle damage. Although many believe that speed • Bikers often catch their bike bumps are an effective method for pedals on the bumps, causing danger - slowing down traffic, they can be ous spills. This is especially true of oil dangerous. Consider the following small children's bikes. reasons: • It is impossible to remove snow at •They do not control all types of speed bumps with conventional snow LY I I I ' � ' vehicles effectively. Some cars and plow equipment. trucks actually have a better ride over • Policemen and firemen often have speed bumps at faster speeds. their vehicles damaged at speed • Many try to avoid speed bumps bumps while responding to emer- (� by swerving to take the bump at an gencies. Vafe Rules angle and driving with one wheel in For these reasons, Brooklyn Center the gutter. These are dangerous but and many other cities reject the speed Fo r Bikers common reactions to speed bumps. bump as a standard traffic control • Speed bumps create more noise device on public streets and alleys. • Obey all traffic laws, signs and How Do You Cross A signals. They apply to bikes as well as automobiles. • Use proper hand signals for turns and stops. � Street In 5 Seconds? • Keep to the right and close to the curb side of road. (Never ride against How is anyone short of a sprinter When the crossing indicator is WALK, the traffic.) supposed to cross the street when you may enter the intersection and • Drive in a single file at all times. the WALK sign is only on for five cross it. Ther is adequate time for a • Always stop when coming out of seconds? person entering the intersection and a driveway or alley into the street. The answer is not always easy to walking at normal speed to cross the • Dismount and walk across dan- understand. A regular traffic signal street. gerous intersections. Do not turn or provides three colors or indications to When the crossing indicator is cross unless it is safe. traffic, red, yellow and green. The DON'T WALK and is flashing, you • Never squeeze into narrow places yellow is intended to function as a may still finish crossing the intersec- between automobiles. clearance or transition period. tion. Those approaching the intersec- • Keep both hands on the handle WALK AND DON'T WALK indica- tion should not begin crossing. bars, except to signal a turn or stop. tions function in the same manner for When the crossing indicator is • Carry only the number of persons pedestrians, except that there are on- DON'T WALK and is not flashing, you for which a bicycle has seats. ly two instead of three indications. A should be out of the intersection • Keep brakes, steering mech- separate clearance indication does not altogether. anisms, and/ other safety devices in exist, and the clearance function is When crossing any intersection, good order. provided by a flashing DON'T WALK always make sure to check for • Always drive with caution and indication. vehicles not able to stop in time, or courtesy. Just remember 3 the following: making right turns on red. Half -Year Homestead Application Must Be Made Prior To June 1 Owners seeking to qualify for a Monday, June 1. To be eligible for a half -year home - half -year homestead credit must The half -year homestead provides stead credit, you must actually own make application to the homestead opportunities for those persons who and occupy your home as of June 1. clerk at the Brooklyn Center City Hall, purchased homes in the community To establish residency for homestead 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, prior to after January 1, and before May 31. purposes, it is necessary to bring a copy of the instrument transferring the title of the property to you to the 7 Citizen Commissions Aid City Hall the time the application. The homeowner will receive a homestead card by mail from the City on or about May 30. This card must City In Advisory Capacity be signed and returned to the City by Friday, June 12. Seven citizen commissions aid the Charter. Anyone applying for this credit after Brooklyn Center City Council in an ad- Members volunteer their time to at- June 1 must supply utility letters as visory capacity regarding a wide tend frequent meetings, at least proof of occupancy. The City requires range of activities, from planning to monthly, to address matters relevant one letter from the telephone com- human rights. to the particular commission. pany, and one letter from either the Active commissions operating in All commission members are ap- gas or electric company. These com- the City include the Planning Commis- pointed by the Mayor, subject to con- panies furnish the letters upon re- sion, Conservation Commission, firmation by the City Council. quest. Human Rights Commission, Park and Any residents interested in being Once the homestead classification Recreation Commission, Housing considered as a commission member is obtained, the owner will receive a Commission, Traffic Safety Commit- should contact the City Manager's card on or about January 1 of each tee, and Community Development Office, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, year to renew the homestead status. Committee. Another group, the or call 561 -5440. As vacancies ap- For additional information, please Charter commission, meets periodi- pear in some of the commissions, the call City Hall at 561 -5440. cally to review the existing City Mayor will consider the applications. Rummage Sale City of Brooklyn Center Signs Regulated CITY COUNCIL By Law Dean Nyquist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mayor The Brooklyn Center Rummage Bill Fignar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman Sale Ordinance now allows the place - Tony Kuefler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman ment, with the permission of the Gene Lhotka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman owner, of signs advertising the sale Celia Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilwoman on private property. . * .. Previously, signs were allowed only Gerald Splinter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . City Manager at the site of the sale. The placement of signs is limited to residential prop - SERVICE DIRECTORY erty and in the general neighborhood of the sale. Emergency Numbers (24 Hours) Rummage sale signs are still limited to no more than 2 square feet in POLICE —FIRE 561 -5720 size and are allowed only on private City Hall Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561 -5440 property. It is illegal to place signs on (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) power poles, or to erect the signs along traffic thoroughfares. The ordinance also limits the in- Community Center 561 -5448 dividual to no more than four rum - CITY OFFICES mage sales each year, with each sale lasting no more than three con - 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway secutive days. Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 For additional information regarding the ordinance, please call the City Hall at 561 -5440. 4 1981 Summer Brochure 00 (' . Preschool Activities TEENIROMPERS — Begins June 15 & 16 PUPPET PLAYHOUSE — Begins June 15 A special program just for your little ones! Children must be 4 years old The traveling Puppet Playhouse returns for another entertaining season by January 1, 1982. Teenirompers is designed to give pre - schoolers a at each PARK listed, except where noted below. We are very fortunate in learning experience with supervised activities in crafts, songs, games, having our creative puppeteers from last season back again this sum - fingerplays and stories. Teenirompers meet twice a week for 7 weeks. mer. Their puppets, shows and songs are popular with parents and Registration fee $5.00/7 weeks. children alike! NO SHOW on Friday, July 3rd. MONDAY & WEDNESDAY MONDAY Earle Brown School 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Palmer Lake School 11:00 a.m. Firehouse Park 11:00 -Noon East Palmer Noon Orchard Lane Park Class 1 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Evergreen 1:00 P.M. Orchard Lane Park Class 2 11:00 Noon TUESDAY Orchard Lane 9:30 a.m. T UESDAY & THURSDAY Garden City School 10:30 a.m. Evergreen Park Class 1 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Lions 11:30 a.m. Evergreen Park Class 2 11:00 -Noon Northport 12:30 p.m. Northport Park 9:30 -10:30 a.m. WEDNESDAY Kylawn Park 11:00 -Noon Willow Lane School 10:30 a.m. East Palmer Park 11:00 -Noon Kylawn 11:30 a.m. TEENIROMPER PACKAGE — Begins June 16 & 17 Freeway THURSDAY 12:30 p.m. Riverdale 9:30 a.m. A special combined package program for Pre - Schoolers. Age re- Firehouse 10:30 a.m. quirements above. Choose one of the locations listed below. Children Grandview 11:30 a.m. will have Teeniromper activities twice a week, plus tumbling once a week FRIDAY where they will learn beginning stunts. Children will also be accom- Bellvue 9:30 a.m. panied to and supervised at the Puppet Playhouse. Supervision will also Happy Hollow 10:30 a.m. be given in between class change overs. Classes are limited. Registra- tion Package fee: $14.00/7 weeks. RHYTHMS &TUMBLING — Begins June 10 MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY Willow Lane School -71st & Brooklyn Blvd. 9:00 -11:00 a.m. A program designed for the pre - school child 4 -6 years old. (Child must be Palmer Lake School -73rd Palmer Lake Drive 9:30 -11:30 a.m. 4 years by January 1, 1982) Beginning tumbling stunts, rhythms & pat- terns for coordination will be taught. Instructor Miss Flaa. Registration TUESDAY & THURSDAY fee: $6.00/7 weeks. A- Wednesday 4:45 -5:30 p.m. Community Center Garden City School -65th & Brooklyn Blvd. 9:00 -11:00 a.m. B- Wednesday 5:35 -6:20 p.m. Community Center PRESCHOOL FOR FALL TEENIROMPERS AT OLYMPICS July 29 The program emphasizes group socialization, music, and art projects. Your child will learn fingerplays, play games, and stories will be read. For Preschool children are again invited to participate in some special races ages 4 -5 (Children must be 4 years old by March 1, 1982.) This is a year - at the annual Junior Olympics at 6:00 p.m. on July 29. Flyers will be long 30 week program, classes September -May. Classes are held at the distributed through the Teeniromper program the week of July 13. Community Center. Instructor, Mrs. Malmin is a certified teacher. Fall session meets for 12 weeks beginning the week of September 15th. Choose once or twice a week. Registration accepted for fall beginning the week of Ju 29. McDONALDLAND — August 10 FRIDAY — $24.00 A Paradise for Little People. This exciting trip to the World's Largest Class A 9:30 -11:30 a.m. McDonaldland playground is famous for its McDonald's Characters. Class B 12:30 -2:30 p.m. Children will delight in playing on the unique equipment. Lunch of ham- TUESDAY & THURSDAY — $36.00 burger, fries and orange drink will be provided. The trip is for Preschool children enrolled in the Teeniromper and Teeniromper Package Class 9:00 -10:30 a.m. only. Deadline to register is Thursday, August 6, space permitting. Regis- Class D 10:45 -12:15 p.m. tration fee $3.25 includes lunch, transportation, playground and supervi- TUESDAY & THURSDAY — $48.00 sion. Leaves Community Center 9:00 a.m. Returns approximately 1:15 p.m. 5 Class E 1:00 -3:00 p.m. Children's Activi 1981 PLAYGROUND SEASON "IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMER TIME" 7 BIG WEEKS - ALL FOR $5.00!! Remember when grampa & grandma used to tell you about the good old PLAYGROUND MASCOT NEWS days when gasoline was 20¢ a gallon, candy bars were 5¢, movies were a dime and the best jumprope was mom's old clothesline! Kids of genera tions past, played some wonderful games and some of their fondest Pick e a flyer every week from your leaders for weekly activities that are memories came from playing marbles, jackstones, hopscotch, stickball Planned on your playground just for you! and 1,2,3, O'Leary. Join the playground leaders each week when they PLAYGROUND SPORTS SPECIALIST teach some of the best activities, crafts and games of the "Good Old Days ". The Sports Specialist will be visiting the playgrounds with life time sport BEGINS JUNE 15TH activities and old time games. Check with your playground leader for the schedule and pick up your Mascot news for other events too! EAST PALMER ......... ...........................71ST & OLIVER EVERGREEN ......... ...........................72ND & BRYANT PLAYGROUND SOFTBALL FIREHOUSE .......... ...........................65TH & BRYANT LIONS .............. ...........................55TH & RUSSELL Hey Kids!! Meet the sports specialist on your Playground this week. GRANDVIEW ...... ...........................59TH & HUMBOLDT Learn about summer softball and work on your skills. After the 1st week, KYLAWN ............... ...........................61ST & KYLE a regular weekly schedule will be set up for softball practice and games NORTHPORT .... ...........................55TH & SAILOR LANE — don't miss out on the fun! ORCHARD LANE .... ...........................65TH & ORCHARD WEST PALMER .....................71ST & PALMER LAKE CIRCLE MONDAY, JUNE 15 Children are invited to bring their lunch down to the park and have 1:15 p.m. Orchard Lane Park "Lunch with Leader" every week day Monday- Thursday. Supervised ac- 2:15 p.m. Kylawn tivities are rovided from 12:30 -4:00 3:15 p.m. Northport P p.m. Stay all day or come for your favorite activity. TUESDAY, JUNE 16 GARDEN CITY- BROOKLANE PLAYGROUND — Re- opening this sum- 1:15 p.m. Garden City Park mer is the Garden City - Brooklane Plavgrounds from Noon -4:00 p.m. 2:15 p.m. Lions Children may participate all 4 days by going to both locations or attend 2 3:15 p.m. East Palmer days at the park nearest their home. Registration fee: $5.00 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 MONDAY/WEDNESDAY NOON -4:00 P.M. 1:15 p.m. Brooklane GARDEN CITY PARK (behind Civic Center -63rd & Brooklyn Drive) 2:15 p.m. Firehouse TUESDAY/THURSDAY NOON -4:00 P.M. 3:15 p.m. Grandview BROOKLANE PARK (next to Garden City School -65th & Brooklyn Blvd.) THURSDAY, JUNE 18 1:30 p.m. Evergreen PLAYGROUND CRAFTS The craft program is a favorite of many children attending the summer program. This summer's program will be highlighted by some "Old Time Crafts" as well as some all time favorites. In addition to weekly crafts Z/ taught by the leaders, "Bopper," the art specialist will visit the play - ;" grounds with some extra projects designed to awaken the creativity of the child. h' R i (!J law I JJt4 6 AND THERE'S MORE PLAYGROUND FUNII PLAYGROUND SPECIAL EVENTS FRIDAY IS TRIP DAY GAMES AND SPORTS SPECTACULAR — July 7 & 8 All elementary age boys and girls (minimum age is entering 1st grade in the fall) are invited to join us every Friday. Our Fun Trip buses will visit a For a fun day, circle your calendar and join us for Games and Sports new and exciting place each week. Sign up for one or all of the Friday Spectacular. Participants may choose to play softball, kickball or their trips listed below. Registration on all trips is limited; so sign up early. favorite old fashioned games. Parents are invited to join in the fun too! Children are supervised by our summer recreation staff. Children do not Everyone should pack a lunch, beverage will be provided. Children and have to be enrolled in the summer playground program in order to go on leaders will hike, bike or carpool to the designated parks. Playgrounds the trips. No refunds will be issued unless trip is cancelled by the Parks will be scheduled either July 7 or 8. Drivers are needed for carpools to take children to and from the game location. Please let your playground and Recreation Department. leader know by Monday, July 6 or call Sue at 561 -5448. Thank you. SKATELAND FUN — June 19 PENNY CARNIVAL — July 15 Let's all go to Skateland in Brooklyn Park. Everyone will receive a demonstration on safety, stopping and turning. Bus pickups begin at Balloons, prizes, popcorn, candy, games and good old fashioned fun parks at 12:15 p.m. and return approximately 3:30 p.m. Registration fee of await you at this all time favorite event. Children registered in the play- $3.25 includes 2 hours of skating, rental, transportation and supervision. ground program have a chance to put on their thinking caps as they Deadline to register is Wednesday. June 17, space permitting. create a carnival scene using their playground surroundings. Friends, parents and other family members are invited to have fun as they spend BROOKLYN PARK LIVING FARM — June 26 some pennies at the various activities. Penny Carnival begins at 1:30 p.m. at all playgrounds. Don't miss out on all the Carnival Fun! See pioneer life as it was in the early 1900's at the Brooklyn Park Living Farm. In addition to a tour of the historic house, farm yard and barn, children will visit with barnyard animals and play old fashioned games. Children will also try their hand at making butter. Everyone should bring a bag lunch and dress according to the weather. Bus pick -ups at parks i s begin at 9:30 a.m. and return approximately 12:30 p.m. Registration fee of $2.50 includes admission to farm, transportation and supervision. ` Deadline to register is Wednesday, June 24, space permitting. ! ELM CREEK PARK COOKOUT and SWIM — July 10 For an exciting day of fun and sun join us at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove. Activities include picnic games, swimming, and cookout ri l with hotdogs, chips and beverage. Bus pick -ups at parks begin at 10:00 a.m. and return approximately 3:45 p.m. Registration fee of $2.25 in- cludes cookout, swim, transportation and supervision. Deadline to register is July 8, space permitting. In case of rain, children will be bused to the Community Center for lunch and swim. MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS and TROLLEY RIDE — July 17 JUNIOR OLYMPICS — July 29 IMAGINE what it was like to be King or Queen of a country and own lots of treasures. See these exciting treasures on exhibit at the Minneapolis On Your Mark, Get Set, Go to a great night of family fun! Representatives Institute of Arts located in South Minneapolis. After the tour, we will ex- from each playground will be chosen to compete in various track and perience what it was like to ride on an authentic street car. Bring a bag field events. All children will be invited to participate in the annual Olym- lunch. Bus pick -ups at parks begin at 8:45 a.m. and return approximately pic Playground Parade. Come and cheer for your favorite playground. 2:30 p.m. Registration fee of $2.50 includes Minneapolis Institute of Arts Watch for details in the Post and flyers distributed at the playgrounds. tour, trolley ride at Lake Harriet, transportation and supervision. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 15, space permitting. WATER FESTIVAL — Jul 21 & 22 MINNESOTA ZOO — July 24 Wildness is right here, in Minnesota at the Zoo in Apple Valley. Children Wally the Whale invites all children registered in the playground program will see over 100 species of Minnesota Wildlife, the lush indoor jungle to have a swimrific of a good time participating in water games, contests and the enchanting Beluga Whales. Children should bring a bag lunch and free swim at the Community Center pool. Children will return to the and dress according to the weather. (Trip is on rain or shine). Bus pick - playgrounds around 3:30 p.m. Playgrounds will be scheduled on either ups at parks begin at 8:45 a.m. and return approximately 3:00 p.m. July 21 or 22. Drivers are needed at each park to take children to and Registration fee of $4.00 includes Zoo admission, transportation and from the pool. Please let your leader know by Thursday, July 16 or call supervision. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 22, space Sue at 561 -5448. Thank You. permitting. THE GOOD OLD SUMMERT ROUNDUP — August 7 LASER FANTASY — July 31 All children registered in either the Playground or Day Camp programs Explore the new!! Experience the entertainment of the future!! You will are invited to participate in the annual "Playground Party" at the Com- feel like Luke Skywalker as you see colorful laser beams zooming across munity Center. Children will create their own Root Beer Floats by making the movie screen. Laser Fantasy is located on 7th Street in St. Paul. Bus Homemade Ice Cream and Root Beer. Entertainment will be provided by pick -ups at parks begin at 12:45 p.m. and return approximately 4:00 p.m. our very own Puppet Playhouse Players. Participants will also enjoy Registration fee of $2.50 includes Laser Fantasy Show, transportation music, contests and just plain fun. Details will be available the week of and supervision. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 29, space July 27. 7 permitting. SOFTBALL LEAGUES FOR "FUN" — Begins June 16 D py CAMP A new program this summer for both boys and girls in 3rd -5th grade as of K fall 81. The first two weeks will include instruction, practice & team for - ELM CREEK mation, with games following the remaining five weeks. Games will be PAO RESERVE played on a rotation schedule at the parks listed below. The program is designed for low key competition with sportsmanship, fundamentals and fun stressed. Registration includes a T -shirt. Registration fee $8.50/7 weeks. TUESDAY & THURSDAY DAY CAMP — NEW — Begins August 4 Willow Lane 1:00 -2:15 p.m. Grandview 1:00 -2:15 p.m. Evergreen 2:30 -3:45 p.m. Through adventure and exploration, campers will be guided by leaders to Kylawn 2:30 -3:45 p.m. choose a campsite and learn basic camping skills, woodland crafts, cooking and fire building, nature hikes and other outdoor experiences. Day Camp will be held on August 4, 5, & 6 at Elm Creek Park Reserve and "KIDS" — INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER — Begins June is open to all children who have completed Kindergarten through Sixth grade. Children will be under the supervision of the 1981 playground 15 leaders and Hennepin County Park Reserve District Naturalists. Long pants, a long sleeve shirt and good walking shoes are recommended. For boys & girls who have completed Kindergarten through third grade. Children should pack a.bag lunch on August 4 & 5. (A special camping This instructional program is designed for children to have fun while cookout is planned for August 6) Beverage will be provided all 3 days. learning the fundamentals of soccer. Some interpark scrimmages will be Bus pickups at parks begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and return approx- played. A special parent night demonstration will be held during the pro - imately 3:15 p.m. Cost is $7.00. Deadline to register is July 20, space gram. Each "KID" will receive their very own Soccer -T- shirt!! Register for permitting. the park location nearest your home. Registration fee $8.50/7 weeks. * *See Summer Discount Package before signing up. ** MONDAY and WEDNESDAY Class 1 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Firehouse Park SUMMER TIME DISCOUNT Class 2 10:45 -11:45 a.m. East Palmer If you plan on signing up for Playgrounds and Day Camp take advantage TUESDAY and THURSDAY of this discount. Playgrounds and Day Camp both for $10.00!!! To take advantage of this discount you must sign up for both at the time of Class 3 9:30 -10:30 a.m. Orchard Lane Park registration. Class 4 10:45 -11:45 a.m. Brooklane Park (next to Garden City School) "KIDS " — INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL — Begins June 15 For both boys and girls who have completed Kindergarten through Third grade. This instructional program is designed for children to have fun while learning good sportsmanship, team work, and the fundamentals of Softball. Each "Kid" will receive their very own softball -T- shirt!! During the season, some interpark games will be played. The last week will be highlighted by an "All Star" game & parents softball night. Register for the park location nearest your home. Registration fee: $8.50/7 weeks. MONDAY and WEDNESDAY I.. .'� . ; Class 1 9:15 -10:15 a.m. Kylawn — Class 2 10:40 -11:40 a.m. Northport TUESDAY and THURSDAY Class 1 9:15 -10:15 a.m. Evergreen Class 2 10:40 -11:40 a.m. Evergreen MINNESOTA KICKS vs NEW YORK COSMOS 8 C — August 5 See soccer at it's finest as the Minnesota Kicks face off with the New e,e York Cosmos on Wednesday, August 5 at Met Stadium. This special trip OH BOAC ° O is offered to registered participants in the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department soccer programs and their friends and families. Children. not accompanied by an adult will be assigned a trip escort. Trip is on, rain or shine. No refunds will be given unless trip is cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department. Registration fee; Children $5.75, adults $6.25 includes ticket, transportation and escort. Bus leaves Com- munity Center 6:00 p.m. and returns approximately 11:00 p.m. Families wishing to sit together must register at the same time. Deadline to 8 register is Wednesday, July 15, space permitting. Teen Activities SUMMER EXCURSIONS School's out! But there's nothing to do! The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department has the cure. This summer we are offering some exciting trips just for teens. Any 6th grader entering 7th grade in the fall BE A PUPPETEER! is eligible to go any of these junior high trips. Registration for all trips is limited and on a first -come, first -serve basis. No refunds will be issued ATTENTION 4th, 5th & 6th graders! Have you ever wondered when you I unless trip is cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department. watched the Puppet Playhouse how it really works? Have you ever wanted to put on a Puppet Show of your very own right in the puppet wagon? In this class you will make a puppet, scenery and put together a puppet show. Each class will have the opportunity to give their own MINIATURE GOLF and WATER SLIDE — June 24 show to a live audience from the puppet wagon! Sign up now for this great opportunity! Registration fee: $2.50. Classes meet twice from Like to Golf ?? Then come along with us to the miniature golf course at 3:00 -4:30 p.m. at the following locations: Northtown. After golfing 36 holes, we will make a big splash on the MONDAY & WEDNESDAY gigantic water slide. WHISH!! A tasty stop at the Dairy Queen will top off Evergreen Park July 6 & 8 the evening. Bus leaves North View at 5:30 p.m. and the Community Northport July 13 & 15 Center at 5:45 p.m. Returns approximately 8:15 p.m. Registration fee of Orchard Lane Park July 20 & 22 $7.50 includes golf fee, 1 12 hour on water slide, transportation and super- vision. Dairy Queen treat is on your own. Deadline to register is Monday, TENNIS LESSONS — Begins June 8 & 9 and July 6 & 7 June 22, space permitting. Beginning tennis instruction for children who have completed a APPLE RIVER FLOAT — July 7 minimum of 3rd grade or above. Classes meet 1 hour, twice a week for 4 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. All classes are held Get your friends together and have a great time cruising down the at Brooklyn Center High School. In case of rain, meet at Firehouse Park beautiful Apple River located in Somerset, Wisconsin. Students should Shelter building, 6535 Bryant. Instructor Marilyn Sussman. Registration bring a bag lunch. Tennis shoes are recommended. Bus leaves North fee $13.0018 lessons. View at 9:45 a.m. and the Community Center at 10:00 a.m. Returns ap- A- Beginner — Mon. & Wed. — Begins June 8 5:15 p.m. proximately 4:15 p.m. Registration fee of $6.50 includes tube rental, B- Beginner — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins June 9 8:00 a.m. transportation and supervision. Deadline to register is Sunday, July 5, C- Beginner — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins June 9 9:00 a.m. space permitting. D- Inter. — Mon. & Wed. — Begins July 6 5:15 p.m. E- Beginner — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins July 7 8:00 a.m. CANOE the ST. CROIX RIVER — Begins July 30 F- Inter. — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins July 7 9:00 a.m. The St. Croix River is recognized nationally as one of the last remaining AMTRACK RIDE TO RED WING — August 12 wilderness rivers. Teens will have the opportunity to canoe for 2 days and camp out over night on July 30 & 31. Details will be available around All Aboard!! To Red Wing, Minnesota. This exciting trip is for children in June 1 and will be distributed through the schools or call 561 -5448. grades 1 -6. Children will ride the train to Red Wing and return by bus. At VALLEYFAIR — August 5 Red Wing, we will have a picnic and visit the famous Red Wing Museum. Bus leaves the Community Center at 8:15 a.m. and returns approximately 3:30 p.m. Registration fee of $7.50 includes train ticket, admission to Join us at Valleyfair for an exciting evening of fun. Attractions include museum, transportation and supervision. Deadline to register is Mon- the "Log Flume," the "Enterprise" and the popular "Roller Coaster." Bus day, July 27, space permitting. The trip is limited W45 children. DON'T leaves North View at 4:00 p.m. and the Community Center at 4:15 p.m. FORGET TO PACK A BAG LUNCH!! Returns approximately 11:00 p.m. Registration fee of $10.00 includes ticket, transportation and supervision. Deadline to register is Monday, August 3, space permitting. V.I.P. — VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARKS Are you a hardworking responsible teen looking for something fun and v rewarding to do with your summer? Well, how about becoming a V.I.P.! The job of these Volunteers includes working with others to make the parks a place where children can come, have fun, sharing and thinking of new, interesting ideas in crafts, games, and other fun events. Make new friends and gain valuable work experience that may help you get future paying jobs. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, call the Parks and Recreation Department 561 -5448. Q = TENNIS LESSONS — Begins June 8, July 6 9 See Adult Activities Section for details. S enior Adult Ad ults Activities The items listed below for Seniors are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center TENNIS LESSONS — Begins June 8 , July 6 Parks and Recreation Department. If you have any questions call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. Beginning and intermediate instruction for adults and teens. In order to register for an intermediate class, you must have had previous lessons SENIOR HAPPENINGS and be familiar with the basic swings and scoring. Classes meet 1 hour, twice a week for 4 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. All Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and classes are held at Brooklyn Center High School. In case of rain, meet at Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells about activities Firehouse Park shelter building, 6535 Bryant. Instructor Marilyn in the Clubs, community and day outings offered. If you don't receive Sussman. Registration fee: $13.00/8 lessons. one now, give Kathy a call at 561 -5448 Ext. 170. Hope to see you this A- Inter. — Mon. & Wed. — Begins June 8 6:15 p.m. Summer! B- Beginner — Mon. & Wed. — Begins June 8 7:15 p.m. C- Beginner — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins June 9 10:00 a.m. SOCIAL CLUBS D- Inter.- — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins June 9 11:00 a.m. E- Inter. — Mon. & Wed. — Begins July 6 6:15 p.m. F- Beginner — Mon. & Wed. — Begins July 6 7:15 p.m. Brooklyn Center sponsors 2 clubs: Leisure Time, a daytime club that G- Beginner — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins July 7 10:00 a.m. meets every Wednesday throughout the year from Noon -3:00 p.m. at the H- Inter. — Tues. & Thurs. — Begins July 7 11:00 a.m. Brooklyn Center Community Center and the Brooklyn Twins meets Sept. -June on the 1st and 3rd Friday, 7:00 p.m. at Earle Brown School. Call Kathy for specific details on the clubs. o SPECIAL OUTINGS Special trips are planned monthly for Seniors. Details are in the monthly newsletter the "Senior Happenings." May 30 — Chanhassen — Sound of Music ` June 16 — Lake Mille — Fishing Trip July 28 — Casino Dinner Party August 14 -16 — Sioux City, Iowa — Horse & Dog Races August — Twins game #�rtia DROP-IN Wednesday is Senior Citizen Day. You and Your Friends are welcome to SWIMNASTICS — Begins June 9 drop -in, enjoy the game room and pool. Cards, checkers, and chess are available for check out also. Swim from 12:15 -1:00 p.m. Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not need to' beta swimmer in order to participate in this form of physical ac- COMMUNITY CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE tivity. Some aerobics will be introduced. Participants need not get their hair wet. Students may stay for a swim after class. Registration fee: Screening is done by Red Cross volunteer nurses on the last Wednesday $6.00/6 weeks. of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Additional screening is done by CEAP on a weekly basis. Call for information 566 - 9600.) Tuesday 6:30 -7:30 p.m. North View Jr. High GIFT TRUNK TRIM AND SWIM — Begins June 9 A craft club run by seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Membership An hour of land exercise set to lively music followed by a swim on your is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time own. For adults of all sizes and shapes. A great way to look and feel bet - or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. ter. Participants may exercise at their own pace. Aerobics will be in- troduced. Registration fee: $7.50/6 weeks. (Fee includes swimming.) The craft booth is open the first Wednesday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday 7:30 -8:30 p.m. North View Jr. High SWIMMING POOL FITNESS TO MUSIC — Begins June 18 Memberships are given to Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over. Application may be made at the Community Center desk. Membership This is for people who have never exercised before and would like to im- entitles the member to use the swimming pool, exercise room, and prove their figure and fitness. The class is a modification of the Exercise sauna during recreational or "open" periods. and Dance Class. Aerobic movement and exercise to music will be in- cluded. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: $8.00/8 weeks. COMMUNITY INFORMATION and REFERRAL On Thursday morning, babysitting is available for pre- schoolers at 50(D A new office has been established in this area to give personal per hour, per child. Minimum age 6 months. assistance with any questions or problems you may have. Call Mr. Scott at 537 -6152. lo Thursday 10:45 a.m. Community Center WOMEN'S EXERCISE and DANCE — ■ Begins June 16 & 18 pecial The class is fun, challenging and includes Aerobic movements in dance combinations. Instructor Mrs. Wilson for sessions A -C, Mrs. Eldrige for ■ sessions D & E. All classes at the Community Center in cool comfort! Activities Registration fee: $8.00/8 weeks. On Thursday morning, babysitting is available for pre - schoolers at 50¢ per hour, per child. Minimum age 6 months. DATES TO REMEMBER June 5 -14 Brooklyn Center Early Bird Days A- Tuesday — Begins June 16 5:30 p.m. June 15 1981 Summer Playgrounds open at 12:30 p.m. Bring B- Tuesday — Begins June 16 6:30 p.m. your lunch. Teenirompers, Kids, Intro to Soccer & Soft - C•Thursday — Begins June 18 9:45 a.m. ball, Softball Leagues for Fun & Puppet Playhouse D- Thursday — Begins June 18 5:30 p.m. begin as scheduled in brochure. E- Thursday — Begins June 18 6:30 p.m. June 19 Skateland Fun — Elementary age June 24 Miniature Golf and Water Slide — Teen Trip. June 26 Brooklyn Park Historical Farm — Elementary age. July 3 Holiday — No activities scheduled at the Parks. July 7 & 8 Games and Sports Spectacular for all children ° registered in the playground program. ° July 7 Apple River Float — Teen Trip. July 10 Elm Creek Park Cookout and Swim. July 15 Penny Carnival — begins at 1:30 p.m. at all playgrounds. July 17 Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Trolley Ride — Elementary age. July 21 & 22 Water Festival — for all children registered in the playground program. July 24 Minnesota Zoo — Elementary age. July 29 Playground Junior Olympics. BALLET — Begins June 16 July 30 & 31 Canoe the St. Croix River — Teen Trip. July 31 Laser Fantasy — Elementary age. August 4, 5 & 6 Day Camp at Elm Creek Park Reserve. After a busy day, what an excellent way to unwind in COOL COMFORT! Improve your figure and bodytone as you learn Ballet technique. No August 5 Minnesota Kicks Trip —For all children registered in the Brooklyn Center Soccer programs, their friends previous training necessary. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee and families. $8.00 /8 sessions. August 7 The Good Old Summertime Round Up — for all children registered in the Playground or Day Camp Tuesday 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Community Center programs. POTTERY — Begins June 16 & 18 August 10 McDonaldland Trip — for children registered in sum- mer Teeniromper and Teeniromper Package programs. The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and August 12 Amtrack Train Ride to Red Wing — Elementary age. hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay for pro- jects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt to the 1st class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. Instructor HOLIDAY BAZAAR — November 7 Mrs. Haberle. Registration fee: $24.00/7 sessions. On Thursday morn- ing, babysitting is available for pre - schoolers at 50¢ per hour, per child. Minimum age 6 months. The 10th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be on Saturday, November 7th at A- Tuesday- Begins June 16 6:30 -9:30 p.m. Community Center the Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a crafter and would B- Thursday- Begins June 18 9:00 a.m. -Noon Community Center like to rent a table, call the Parks and Recreation Department the first week in May to have registration information sent to you. Information LAB and FIRING PRIVILEGES will be mailed to you and table registration will be on a first come -first serve basis. Brooklyn Center residents will have priority in reserving a space for a one week period when registration begins in June. Proof of Students may use the lab on an unlimited basis other than class times residency will be required at the time of registration. and have pieces fired in the 7 weeks period. Clay may be purchased at the Community Center. All new people taking lab must meet with Mrs. Haberle on Tuesday, June 16th at 9:30 p.m. Firing schedules and general EARLY BIRD DAYS — Begins June 5 use of lab and responsibilities will be discussed. Registration fee $15.00/7 weeks or $25.00/14 weeks. Session A begins June 16 and Ses- sion B begins August 4. The 6th annual Early Bird Days is scheduled for June 5 -14. Highlights in- clude Softball and Tennis Tournaments, Fishing Contest for Youth and i Senior Citizens, Swim Meet, Almost Anything Goes for Teens and Adults ' and more. There is no charge for spectators. For more information, call Arnie Mavis at 561 -5448 or Lonnie McCauley at 566 -8650. JJ O \. 1 q COMMUNITY CENTER HOLIDAY HOURS May 25 — Memorial day - 1:00 -9:00 p.m. _ July 4 — Independence Day — 1:00 -9:00 p.m. September 7 — Labor Day — 1:00 -9:00 p.m. ADAPTIVE SUMMER RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY The following programs are offered for children, teens, and adults, who The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at are mentally handicapped. Call Leslie Winther for additional information various times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for at 545.6767. Transportation not available. We will assist you in car pool- small collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for further ing information when possible. These programs are jointly sponsored by information. the Communities of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Plymouth, New Hope, Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, and Suburban Community Services. Registration fee of $12.50 for residents for each BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY program except 287 District TMR Summer Programs listed below. Programs offered at the Brooklyn Center Library this summer are: 287 DISTRICT TMR SUMMER PROGRAM — Swanee the Clown - Begins June 15 Lorane Abramson Wed., June 17 12:30 p.m. Sheroki Wildlife Wed., June 24 3:00 p.m. A learning and leisure program will be offered in conjunction with the Theater in a Trunk I Mon., June 29 7:30 p.m. Parks and Recreation Department, District #287 and Suburban communi- Puppets -Pat Mertes Wed., July 8 2:00 p.m. ty services. The program is for TMR individuals, ages 4 -21 years. Meets Theater in a Trunk II Tues., July 14 7:30 p.m. Monday- Thursday from 8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. for 6 weeks. I like you- Sederstrom/Weaver Wed., July 22 10:30 a.m. In addition a 30 minute film packet for ages 3 -9 years old are shown every SUNSHINE TOTS — Begins June 9 Tuesday (June 16 -July 28) at 2:00 p.m. Call the library for additional infor- mation at 537 -6716. A new program offered this summer for EMR pre-schoolers. (Children must be 4 years old by June 1, 1981.) Games, crafts and stories are part of the fun. Thorsen Community Center — Crystal on Tuesdays 3:00 -4:00 NEIGHBORING PARKS AND p.m. RECREATION DEPARTMENTS RAINBOW KIDS — Begins June 9 For information regarding swimming and teen programs at Brooklyn Jr., call Brooklyn Park Recreation Department, 425 -4517, and for Osseo Jr., A new program for EMR children ages 6 -14 years. Many fun recreation contact Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Department, 425 -4521. activities planned. Thorsen Community Center — Crystal on Tuesdays, 1:00 -3:00 p.m. SWIM SPECIAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT FEVER — Begins June 10 School's out for the summer! Come and enjoy the sun and fun of the A great social night for teens and young adults. Both learning and Community Center Pool on Monday, June 8, 1981 between the hours of leisure activities will be planned by the participants and staff. Activities 1:00 -4:00 p.m. This is open to all school age children. Come and swim for will include swimming, crafts, games and outdoor events. 9 weeks — half price. Flyers will be distributed in the schools. Watch for these Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. special flyers. SPORTS NIGHT — Begins June 16 A program for children 6 years and older. Learn and play kickball, soccer and softball. Meets Tuesday from 7:00.8:30 p.m. at Fred Sims Park, 45th & Nevada, New Hope. AUGUST ACTION — Begins August 4 A recreation program for TMR children ages 6 -14 years. Program will c G � meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 -2:30 p.m. for 4 weeks in Golden Valley at Gearty Park. Get into some "August Action" before school begins! �- COURAGE CENTER SUMMER DAY CAMP — Begins July 13 The Courage Center Sports, Physical Education and Recreation Depart- \ ment is offering a Summer Day Camp program for children ages 7 -15 t . with physical disabilities beginning July 13 and running through August Q 14. Activities include games, crafts, outdoor cooking and education. For further information, contact Tim Knaeble, 588 -0811 ext. 258. BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB - f--v Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men and women. Activities include team tennis, ladder play, and tournaments. A good opportunity to become acquainted with other tennis players in your 0 neighborhood at minimal cost. For more information contact: President Rick Nelson, 561 -2834. 12 S wimming Ac tivities CHILD SWIM LESSONS ADULT SWIM LESSONS Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls Beginner thru Swimmer level instruction for adult and high school age. ages 6 and older. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes. 1 /2 hour in length. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 40 minutes in Registrations fee: $13:00/10 lessons. length. Registration fee: $16.50/10 lessons. Community Center: 12:20 p.m. Community Center: 10:00, 10:35, 11:10, 11:45 a.m. Session: North View Jr. High: 1:20, 1:55, 2:30 p.m. (Sessions A, B, & C only) A - June 15 - June 26 E - August 10 - August 21 Session: C - July 13- July 24 A - June 15 - June 26 D - July 27 - August 7 North View Jr. High meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks at 8:20 B - June 29 - July 10 E - August 10 - August 21 p.m. C - July 13 - July 24 Session F - June 15 - July 15 North View Jr. High meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks 7:10, 7:45 p.m. ADULT SUPER CHICKEN Session: F - June 15 -July 15 For those persons, high school age and up, who have a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn to enjoy PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS the sport. Registration fee $16.50/10 lessons. Same sessions and times as Adult lessons. Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany SENIOR CITIZEN SWIMMING LESSONS the child in the water. The following lesson levels are taught: Water Ad- justment, Beginner, Advanced Beginner. Classes are taught Monday American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years thru Friday for 2 weeks and are /2 hour in length. Registration fee: $13.00/10 lessons. and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have already learn Community Center: 9:25 a.m. ed, experience new skills or start right from the very beginning. We also North View Jr. High: 12:45 p.m. (Sessions A, B, & C only) have room for "Super Chickens." Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 Session: weeks and are 30 minutes in length. Registration fee $16.50110 lessons. A - June 15 - June 26 D - July 27 - August 7 B - June 29 - July 10 12:20 p.m. Community Center B - June 29 - July 10 E - August 10 - August 21 D - July 27 - August 7 12:20 p.m. Community Center C -July 13 -July 24 ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS North View Jr. High meets Monday and Wednesday evenings for 5 weeks 6:00, 6:35 p.m. Session: F - June 15 - July 15 Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically and /or mentally disabled. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 1 /2 hour in length. Classes are taught on a one to one ratio. Registration fee: $13.00/10 lessons. t B - June 29 - July 10 8:50 a.m. Community Center D - July 27 - August 7 8:50 a.m. Community Center DIVING Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children and adults who are intermediate or better swimmers. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 1 /2 hour in length. Registration fee: $13.00/10 lessons. Community Center: 8:50 a.m. Session: A - June 15 - June 26 E - August 10 - August 21 PARENT & TOT SWIM LESSONS Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must r accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each time. � Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 1 /2 hour in length. Registration fee: $13.00/10 lessons. JF Community Center: 8:50 a.m. fir i► Session: A - June 15 - June 26 E - August 10 - August 21 ry "1is C - July 13 - July 24 Community Center: 9:25 a.m. Session B - June 29 - July 10 D - July 27 - August 7 �p�c North View Jr. High: 12:45 p.m. ,t Session A - June 15 - June 26 C - July 13 - July 24 North View Jr. High meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks at 6:00 p.m. Session F - June 15 - July 15 13 BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY Brooklyn Center This course replaces Junior Lifesaving. A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in self rescue, extensions and artificial respira- tion will be taught. Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and Community Center must attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes will meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks. Classes are 80 minutes in length. Registration fee: $17.00/10 lessons. Community Center: 9:00 - 10:20 a.m. 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY Session: D - July 27 - August 7 BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430 Community Center: 11:00 - 12:20 p.m. 561.5448 Session: E - August 10 - August 21 OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE — EFFECTIVE JUNE 8 ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE — Begins June 15 MON— WED —FRI 1 P.M. to 10:30 P.M. A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be able (Adults only 12:15 to 1 P.M.) to tread water, surface dive, and swim 500 continuous yards. Students TUES —THURS must attend every class and absences will not be made up. Class meets 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. twice a week for 5 weeks with some additional hours to be arranged. (Adults only 12:15 to 1 P.M. Registration fee: $22.00/10 lessons and includes all materials needed. and 9 to 10:30 P.M.) North View Jr. High: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. SAT — 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. Session: F - June 15 - July 15 SUN — 1 P.M. to 6 P.M. • Children under 1st grade must be accompanied by an adult in the BASIC SCUBA COURSE — Begins July 5 building at all times. • The wading pool is open to children ONLY when supervised by a This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving. Must parent. be ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim under water for 20 yards, and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide their EXERCISE ROOM AND SAUNA own mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 MON THRU FRI: 9 A.M. to 10:30 P.M. hours in length and will meet once a week for 5 weeks. Course fee also TUES - THURS: Adults only 9 P.M. to 10:30 P.M. includes seven hours of open water dives. On completion of the course SAT: 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. an internationally recognized certification card will be awarded. Instruc- SUN: 1 P.M. to 6 P.M. for from Smith Diving. Registration fee: $75.00/5 weeks. The use of the EXERCISE ROOM is limited to 15 years and older. A- Sunday 4:00 - 8: 00 p.m. Community Center The SAUNA is limited to 18 years and older. The Pool, Exercise Room, and Sauna may close early at the discretion of SCUBA OPEN SWIM — Begins June 18 the management. A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. SWIMMING POOL MEMBERSHIP RATES Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other in- Memberships entitle the member to the use of the Swimming Pool, Exer- terested persons. Cost $.75 per time. cise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods. Member - Thursday 8:30 -10:00 p.m. North View Jr. High ships are sold on a 3 month, 6 month or yearly basis. Cut off date is the 15th of the month. Children included in family memberships are limited NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM — Begins June 15 to those children through age 20 who reside at home. 3 Months 6 Months One year Monday thru Friday: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. FAMILY $30.00 $55.00 $95.00 Thursday: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. INDIVIDUAL $20.00 $35.00 $60.00 COST: $.50 per hour GENERAL ADMISSION PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Adults (18 & older) $1.75 Youth (15 thru 17) $1.25 Children (5 thru 14) $1.00 Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View GAMEROOM Jr. High for a fee of $8.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for fur- OPEN DAILY: Pinball, Billiards, Foosball, Video Games ther information. LIFE, BE IN IT AND SWIM Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this oppor- The Pool, Exercise Room and Sauna will be closed on Friday evening, tunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your own. Start June 5, all day and evening on June 6 and 7 for a swim meet. The public is welcome to watch this statewide meet, free of charge. by swimming 1 /4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross certificate and patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any questions about "Life, Be in it and Swim" contact Gayle at 561- 5448. _ BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB All boys and girls age 6 and up through college age are invited to join the L-es Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club, for com- petitive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The swim club offers a wide ranging program for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive swimming. For further information call Joan Tangren - 561 -1524. A free 2 -week trial r period is offered to any interested swimmer who has never tried com- petitive swimming. 14 "7' �r Bulk Rate B ROOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY U.S. Postage C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 3 PAID Mpls. Mn. Permit No. 2120 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer sessions or class times, this Tray be done if an opening exists by paying a 50(D transfer fee per class. All transfers PARK AND RECREATION must be done in person at the Community Center. ADVISORY COMMISSION The Park and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7 Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $2.00 service charge on any refund before the Park Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City Council on the first class begins and a $3.00 service charge before the second class begins. Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. Gerald Johnson, Chairperson Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already been Bud Sorenson Vicki Denissen Harry Bradford reached ... will go on a waiting list. Additional classes may be formed if there Jacuelyn Albright Dawn Kiefer Mike Streitz are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. 8. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy all activity classes at ' r] the registration fee. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 9. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT For further information call 561 -5448. Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the end that each mr,v Swim Registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the herein find the laughter of childhood, tl acceptance of youth, the fulfillment of Community Center Pool and Northview Jr. High will be held Saturday, May adult life, and the companionship of old age. through a healthy, satisfying use r,f 30, starting at 9:00 A M at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations leisure time. will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. Eugene H. Hagel Director of Parks and Recreation Henry Dais Superintendent of Parks REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. Am,e Mavis Supetrntrsndert of Recreation WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, Kathy Flesher Program. Supervisor JUNE 1 Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor Gayle Gardner Aquatic Supervisor 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 NAME (Last) (First) REGISTRATION INFORMATION ADDRESS 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Communi (Zip) ty Center beginning at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday. May 30 (Swim registration is separate — see box). "Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before June 1 . No phone registrations. (Phone) (Work Phone) 2. On opening day of registration. Saturday, May 30 a person may sign up for ACTIVITY himself or his immediate family ONLY After this date, you may register for as (Location) many people as you wish. CLASS DAY TIME 3. The Park and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. -10:30 P.M.; Saturday, 1:00-9:00 P.M.; Sunday, DATE PAID AMOUNT 1:00 P.M. -6:00 P.M. FOR CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES: 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come -- first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee has been paid. The AGE GRADE BIRTHDATE Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes or ac- tivities when an insufficient number of people sign up. SCHOOL 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity location. 15 PARENTS' NAME