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1989 Edition 65 December �cF BROOKLYN CITY NEWSLETTER NUMBER 65 DECEMBER, 1989 Homestead Property Tax Cards Must Be Filed By January 15 I A An application for the homestead card, or place it in an envelope if V property tax classification must be you prefer. submitted each year. The 1990 0 application cards will be mailed to If you have purchased your home Brooklyn Center home owners on during the past year and are MINNESOTA 1990 or about January 2, 1990. applying for homestead for the first time, you must make the In 1990, Minnesota will host The Homestead Application card application in person at the As- the United States Olympic Fes - will be attached to vour 1990 valu- sessor's Office at the Brooklyn tival -'90. In conjunction with ation notice. Please separate the Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle this event there will be a state card, complete with the signa- Creek Parkway. You will need to wide undertaking called Cele- tures and social security num- bring the deed which transfers brate Minnesota 1990. bers of the owners residing at the ownership and the social security The City of Brooklyn Center property, and return it to the numbers of all owners. Once this has become one of 400 Cele- Brooklyn Center Assessor's Of- has been done, a homestead card brate Minnesota 1990 com- fice no later than January 15. will be mailed to the property. Again, the deadline for filing is January munities, and the 8th Annual The form of the card has changed 15. Earle Brown Days festival will from previous years. The card and be dedicated to this event. The valuation notice will be part of a A property which is classified as dates for Earle Brown Days are three part booklet package which homestead pays a much lower tax June 15 -24. Additional details is opened by tearing off the edge than a non - homestead property of will be provided in the sum- strips. The card may be returned by equal value. Some property owners mer newsletter. stamping and mailing as a post- may also qualify for refunds from the State of Minnesota. Call 296- 3781 for information and applica- tion forms. There has been much Other Regulations Considered confusion regarding the "homestead for Parkin , Stora a of credit" and the homestead tax clas- g g sification, but you must still file a Vehicles and Equipment homestead card in order to receive these benefits. In an effort to maintain the resi- storage of vehicles and equipment If you have any questions about dential character of the commu- in residential areas. the homestead process, your 1990 nity's neighborhoods, the Brooklyn valuation, or have not received your Center City Council is considering At the end of 1988, the Council homestead card by Tuesday, Janu- the adoption of additional regula- adopted an ordinance which took ary 9, please call the Assessor's tions involving the parking and (Continued on Page 2) (Continued on Page 2) Park & Recreation Programs. Pti n A040 quo-ix 6 Deliver to homes by December 30 __7 Vehicle Parking, Storage... Mediation: How (Continued from Page 1) This Free Service effect in June, 1989, prohibiting vehicles, trailers, boats, etc., when Works For You the parking and storage of con- parked or stored in front yards or struction equipment, farm vehicles yards that abut a public street, Mediation is an extremely effec- and equipment, and certain sized must be parked or stored on an tive way of resolving disputes. Since commercial vehicles (longer than authorized driveway or a paved or the North Hennepin Mediation 21 feet, and higher than 8 feet, or graveled extension of an author - Project (NHMP), founded in Brooklyn with a gross weight of more than ized parking or driveway area. These Center, opened for business in 1983, 9,000 pounds) in residential areas. paved areas cannot exceed 50 per- hundreds of persons have used cent of that yard area. Vehicles, mediation as a means to settle a This fall, the Council reviewed trailers, boats, etc., may be parked dispute. Please call 561 -0033. additional regulations which are in other yards, such as the rear or expected to be on the Council side yards, without being paved or It is especially helpful in situ - agenda in January, 1990, and graveled surfaces. ations where there will be an ongo- resident input is requested. The ing relationship such as with fam- proposed ordinance will not al- The third aspect of the regula- ily members, neighbors, business low the parking and storage of tions deal with the storage of mate- and consumers, and so on. any vehicles or equipment on rials, supplies, or other authorized Mediation is nonthreatening. It any vacant property in the City, equipment. The proposed ordinance allows people to meet in a neutral regardless of its zoning designa- would prohibit the storage of such setting with impartial mediators to tion. materials in front yards or yards discuss the situation in a construc- Also, all vehicles including cars, abutting a public street. Storage of tive way. The few rules that govern authorized trucks, recreational such material in any other yard the session have to do with com- would require that the materials or mon courtesy and confidentiality. supplies be screened from public view at ground level by at least a 6 Mediation is free. At the present NORTHWEST foot high opaque fence or wall. time, mediation services are avail- able to Brooklyn Center residents COMMUNITY The proposed ordinance would at no cost to the users. Funds from also require that any vehicle, equip- Hennepin County, municipalities TELEVISION ment, material, or supplies which including Brooklyn Center, foun- are allowed to be parked or stored dations, businesses and organiza- on occupied residential property tions are covering the costs. Outreach Special must be owned by the person who resides on that property. Mediation is quick. The goal of Each week, Northwest Commu- the NHMP is to have the parties nity Television presents "Outreach The ordinance provides for some into a mediation session within two Special', a program in which pro- commonly accepted exceptions to weeks of the time NHMP receives ducer /host Joanna Foote show- these regulations and would not the initial call. _ apply to such things as playground cases a non-profit organization and g p yg its work. equipment, allowable accessory Homestead... structures, flagpoles, air conditioner Many of these organizations are condensers, laundry drying equip- (Continued from Page 1) found in the surrounding north- ment, arbors, trellises, properly west suburbs with the rest existing stacked firewood and the tempo- Office at 561- 5440 or stop by City in the larger Twin Cities metropoli- rary storage of building materials Hall. tan area. Recent past editions of for home improvement projects in "Outreach Special" have dealt with process. Due to the 1989 special legisla- topics such as runaways, pregnancy tive session, the 1990 tax state - loss, and disabilities, while featur- If you are interested in obtain- ments will be mailed later this year. ing the different organizations and ing additional information regard- Hennepin County expects to mail persons involved. ing these proposed ordinances, them in late March, although the or would like to express your mailing deadline is April 15. Ques- Interested residents should tune comments to the City Council, tions regarding the tax statements in to Channel 33, Sundays at 6 please contact the City Hall at can be directed to Hennepin County p.m. and Mondays at 8 p.m. 561 -5440. at 348 -3011. 2 J Residents Receive Awards for Assisting Police Department In Fight Against Crime The Brooklyn Center Crime Pre- vention Fund hosted an award ceremony November 15 to acknowl- edge 12 residents whose assistance to the police department had been a instrumental in arrests for crimi- nal activity. Award recipients received a cer- tificate and a check, ranging any- where from $25 to $500 from the Crime Prevention Fund. In addi- tion, two individuals were also awarded a Citizens Service Medal by the department in recognition for their outstanding assistance to the police. The medals were pre- sented by Police Chief Jim Lindsay. a The Crime Prevention Fund is a nonprofit community service or- ganization comprised of Brooklyn Center residents and representa- tives from civic groups. It works in AWARD RECIPIENTS —The Brooklyn Center Crime Fund hosted an award cooperation with the police depart- ceremony November 15 to acknowledge residents who assisted the police ment to provide crime prevention department. Front row (from left to right) Katherine Schroepfer, Lyle Dahle, education to the community. Christine Mazon -Stai, Evelyn Berry. Back row (from left to right) Ron Johnson, Mayor Dean Nyquist. Crime Prevention President Warren Lind - It also supports the "Crime Tips" quist, and Robbie Erickson. program which is a 24 -hour tele- phone service, 561 -6649, avail- able for individuals to provide in- formation on criminal activities. Brooklyn Center The information may be provided anonymously if desired. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway Through this program, rewards Brooklyn Center. MN 55430 are presented by the Crime Fund to individuals who have provided in- CITY COUNCIL formation leading to the arrest and Dean Nyquist .................... Mayor prosecution of a crime. The Fund is Phil Cohen ....................... Councilman also involved in the support of many Todd Paulson .................... Councilman other community prevention pro- Jerry Pedlar ...................... Councilman grams such as Drug Abuse Resis- Celia Scott ....................... Councilwoman tance Education (DARE) and " "' McGruff Safe House. Gerald Splinter ................... City Manager Your donations will be greatly appreciated and can be made to SERVICE DIRECTORY the Brooklyn Center Crime Pre- vention Fund at 6301 Shingle Emergency Number (241 Hours) Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Cen- POLICE-FIRE-MEDICAL. . ................... 911 ter, 55430. Police (non - emergency, information) .......... 561 -5443 City Hall Offices ............ • . • • • .. • • .... • • • .. 561 -5440 (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 31 31 31 31 Community Center ............................ 561 -5448 3 Cadet Program Will Provide Exposure To Law Enforcement Career work as a cadet in which job duties perienced many of the elements provide familiarity with the opera- associated with police work and O1�LYIV C� tions of the police department. This most importantly, have acquired a O 2� includes the opportunity to work level of confidence in the decision Q with patrol officers on the street, to pursue a law enforcement career m and gain exposure to all other func- and the abilities/ skills required to tions within the department. Basi- perform the job. cally, successful cadets will acquire a complete working knowledge of The police department continu- the department before being eli- ally strives to improve its service to gible for the next step in the pro- the community. Through the Ca- gram. det Program, the department feels O L I G� it will better accomplish this goal The second step is eligibility for with a more diverse personnel. Other promotion to the code enforcement perceived benefits of the program The "Cadet Program" was recently Position which is a patrol type ac- include officers more committed to instituted by the Brooklyn Center tivity performed by non -sworn per- a law enforcement career because Police Department. The goal is to sonnel. Skills acquired at this posi- of the experience acquired early in attract minorities, including women, tion include enforcing City ordi- the decision process; officers in for law enforcement positions with nances, writing citations, and ap- which the department has had the the department. pearing in court. opportunity to observe a success- ful work performance record; and The purpose of the program is After successfully completing the officers more knowledgeable about to provide individuals, who have first two steps, the third level is s both the department and the com- no previous experience but are Promotion to patrol officer. At this munity. interested in pursuing a law en- Point, the individual will have ex- forcement career, with exposure to the law enforcement profes- sion in general and specifically in Transportation Program For the Brooklyn Center Police De- partment Seniors Is Available For many of these individuals, the financial costs of a formal edu- The Five Cities Senior Transpor- A donation of $ is suggested cation prohibit pursuit of a career tation Program provides transpor- per round trip. No one will be in the law enforcement field. One of tation from apartment buildings to denied service and a smaller the benefits of this program is that city- sponsored senior clubs, the donation will be accepted. cadets are hired as part-time em- Brookdale Shopping Center, weekly ployees of the City, receiving an grocery shopping and selected In Brooklyn Center, current hourly salary and may become eli- special events or programs. Any- apartments being served include gible for the City employee educa- one age 60 and over is invited to Brookwood Estates & Manor, Earle tional reimbursement program. use this service. Brown Commons, Four Courts, Maranatha, Northbrook Terrace Developed to provide on the job Monthly service schedules are and Twin Lake North. If your training, the Cadet Program offers posted in senior apartment build- apartment building is not listed individuals an entry level opportu- ings or are available by calling the and you would like to take advan- nity into the police profession to transportation office at 537 -0229 tage of this service, please call gain valuable experiences which or 537 -4534. and let us know. may enhance the potential for ad- vancement to a full time sworn It's easy to arrange a ride by call- The program is sponsored by the officer position. ing the transportation office at least cities of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, one working day in advance. A new Golden Valley, New Hope, Rob - Exposure to police work is ac- direct phone line has been donated binsdale, and West Metro Coordi- complished by the cadet at a grad- to the program by the Robbinsdale nated Transportation. ual pace through a three -step evalu- Jaycees, with friendly volunteers ation process. The first step is to answering your call. ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ 4 Regulations Necessary for Safe and Effective Snow Plowing in Community As the winter season begins, hind snow removal equipment, and SAFETY TIPS please remember the regulations stay at least 100 feet behind the which are required for effective and snowplows to allow them to stop as Residents are also reminded to safe snow removal in the commu- needed. Also, do not pass snow warn children not to play in the nity. plows when they are clearing the snow piles made by the plows. Plow local streets. operators often cannot see chil- SNOW PLOWING PROCEDURES dren in these banks, and children • Driving snowmobiles anywhere could be buried in snow or seri- Street and sidewalk crews will on City streets or on public prop- cou ly hurt. operate when there has been a erty is not allowed in Brooklyn snowfall of more than 2-1/2 inches, Center. Snowmobiles may be oper- Please remember to clear snow or if conditions warrant plowing. ated on private property with the from around fire hydrants in your The crews will begin shortly after consent of the owner, and on Twin neighborhood. The Fire Depart - the storm subsides, with the City Lake, ment's ability to find the fire hy- divided into 9 districts, and a street drant and have immediate access plow assigned to each district. e A snowmobile may be used on a to it could make a difference in public roadway in an emergency, if their ability to control a fire. Arterial streets are cleared first, snow does not allow for safe or then residential streets, with the practical automobile travel. plow making several passes on the streets. Sometimes two passes are plastics will Be Collected As needed to clear the street, and two or more to widen the street. Since part of Recycling Pro plowing routes are sometimes long, y g g ram it may be one or two hours between the clearing passes and the widen- More than 716 tons of newspa- for plastics collection and recycling ing passes. per, glass and cans have been col- over the next several months. lected in Brooklyn Center's Curbside Apologies are offered in advance Recycling Program fromJune, 1989, Collection of HDPE and PET for plugged driveways; however, it through October, 1989. Approxi- plastics will likely begin in is an unavoidable side effect of well mately 75 percent of this total ton- Brooklyn Center, as part of the plowed streets and walks. To re- nage is newspaper; 20 percent is curbside recycling program, in duce the frustration of shoveling glass; and the remaining 5 percent mid -1990. out of the end of your driveway is metal cans. As a reminder, optional lids and twice, it is suggested that you wait our wheels for recycling until the street is plowed out to its Recent action by the Hennepin Y Y g con - full width. County Board will provide for fu- tainer can be purchased from the ture collection of plastics in the Brooklyn Center City offices, 6301 PARKING REGULATIONS City's curbside recycling program. Shingle Creek Parkway. The cost As part of the resolution passed of a lid is $3.50 and the wheels • Residents are reminded not to by the county board, cities in are $6 per set. Prices include the park on streets during the winter Hennepin County will be required sales tax. months, and especially during and to collect plastics in order to be after a snowfall. Vehicles will be eligible for county funding of a If you have any questions ticketed and towed, if necessary, portion of municipal recycling problems concerning your weekly when obstructing the clearing of program costs. recycling service, please call the streets. BFI Recycling Hotline at 784 - The types of plastics to be col- 3262. • No parking is allowed on any lected will be High Density Poly - street or alley, for more than 4 ethylene (HDPE), and Polyethylene The county continues t fund a consecutive hours between mid- Terephthalate (PET) and will be likely portion the cost of recycling i night and 8 a.m., or for more than limited initially to milk, water, and programs n Hennepin County cit- 6 consecutive hours at any other soft drink containers. ies. Revenue from the sale of the time. The parking ban is strictly recyclable materials does not pay enforced during the winter months. The county, in conjunction with for the cost of the collection. The various Hennepin County cities, county funds between 50 to 80 •Please do not pull up close be- will conduct several pilot projects percent of municipal recycling costs. 5 1990 WINTER PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6,301 Shingle Ck. Pkwy. Brooklyn Junior High School (BJHS), 7400 Noble Ave. N. '�� ` Centerbrook Golf Course, 5500 N. Lilac Dr. a p '�� '�� Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. O O Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave, N. ^ + Fair Oaks School, 5600 - 65th Ave. N. Garden City School, 3501 - 65th Ave. N. Lions Park Shelter, 55th & Russell Ave. N. Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. North View Jr. High School, 69th & Zane Ave. N. Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. IV .0- Adult Activities CHILDCARE SERVICE AQUA EXERCISE SPECIAL - NEW The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending Busy schedule? Take a break from your hectic week and morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the participate in this popular form of exercise. The first 10 community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost minutes will be open swimming where you do your own is 75 cents for each preschool child, The "PLAY CORNER" will thing, followed by 40 minutes of fun and invigorating exer- be open Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. -12:15 p.m., beginning Jan. cises done to music, You need not be a swimmer or put your 2. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to relax in face in the water. Register for the 8 week session and save our concession area before picking up their child. If you money or pay each time. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions need further information, call 561 -5448. or $2.00 per time. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE # Day Begins Time Location 10 Wed. Jan. 24 7:20 p.m. North View A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. (Only one spouse must meet age requirement.) AQUA - BIG BEAUTIFUL & FIT You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the Good health and fitness should not be out of reach for you water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when because you feel overweight. Rediscover the joy of move - registering. Registration Fee $6.00/8 Sessions, Classes 50 min. ment through this popular co -ed class, Aqua exercise is fun, Instructor Vicki Syslo, refreshing and leaves you with a feeling of exhilaration. You # Day Begins Time location do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. 1 Tues. Jan. 16 9:15 a.m. CC Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor 2 Tues. Jan. 16 11: 10 a.m. CC Vicki Syslo # 12, Lisa Dietz # 11. 3 Thurs. Jan. 18 10:15 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 4 Thurs. Jan. 18 11:10 a.m. CC 11 Tues. Jan, 16 7:20 p.m. North View AQUA EXERCISE - COED 12 Thurs. Jan. 25 7:20 p.m. North View Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swimsuits; sorry we Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience to exercise are not responsible. with music. Some aerobics will also be included. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo FITNESS AND FUN FOR 55+ #'s 5, 7, 8, Lisa Dietz # 6. For men and women 55 years and older new to exercise # Day Begins Time Location who want a gentle, low stress workout. Time marches on, 5 Tues. Jan. 16 10:15 a.m. CC but if we keep our sense of humor and exercise, we can feel 6 Tues. Jan, 16 6:15 p.m. North View and look better. Using music of the big band era, this class (2/27 - NO CLASS - NORTH VIEW) will strive to improve flexibility, muscle tone and the vascular 7 Thurs, Jan. 18 9:15 a.m. CC system at a level safe and comfortable for you. Although 8 Thurs. Jan. 25 6:15 p.m. North View this is a program directed towards individuals 55 years and AQUA EXERCISE WORKOUT - COED older, interested individuals of variable ages may attend on If swimming laps isn't your forte, try this. Aerobics, a space available basis. Wear loose fitting clothes and strengthening, stretching - and no sweat) You should be tennis shoes. No class Feb. 19. Registration Fee $6.00/7 comfortable treading water to join us - a step up from aqua Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. exercise. This new coed class involves independent move- # Day Begins Time Location ment in deep water as part of a vigorous workout. Registra- 13 Mon. Jan. 22 11:30 a.m. CC tion Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Class 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location 9 Wed. Jan. 24 6:15 p.m. North View 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC DANCE CLASS SATURDAY LOW IMPACT AEROBICS . All aerobic classes offer complete and effective con- Whether you want a break from a hectic week, or just one ditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. more day of exercise, you will enjoy your Saturday morning , r Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle exercising, Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Instructor group work and cool down stretching. Cindy Pfaff. nr Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. # Day Begins Time location .r All classes are COED unless noted in the class description, 25 Sat. Jan. 20 9:30 a.m. North View r Fitness experts encourage three aerobic activities per week. This can be a combination of classes or classes and walking, swimming, biking, etc. COLLEGE STUDENT AEROBIC SPECIAL -NEW Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class By showing your current college identification card, you description. may register for an aerobic class on Wednesday night or r Childcare available for morning weekday classes - See Saturday morning at a reduced rate of $9 for 8 sessions. Take Childcare. a break from your studying and join the fun. See Class #'s 16, 24, 25, for description, location and time. BONUS BONUS For each class you register for, receive two complimentary SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP passes to use during the winter session. LOVE TO DANCE? A little "show biz" still in your blood? If you AEROBIC PASSES are 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! We perform dance numbers to broadway hits and nostalgic After registering for one session of classes, participants are favorites. The group welcomes new members, So dance for eligible to purchase pass cards. The pass cards are avail- fun, for fitness and do a good deed tool How about it? able at the community center and are two for $3. The Scholarship assistance and discounts for couples are avail - aerobic pass plan offers registered persons the opportunity able through a donation from the Brooklyn Center Lions to add additional aerobic classes to their fitness program. Club. For information call 561 -5448, ext. 170. Registration Fee This is ideal for participants who want to exercise more, but who cannot commit to another day re $13.50 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson. Y on a regular basis. # Day Begins Time Location Passes must be used during the winter session. These passes 26 Tues. Jan. 16 4:30 p,m. CC allow you to attend the aerobic classes listed below on a drop -in basis. Circumstances beyond our control sometimes require us to cancel a class; therefore it is the responsibility BEGINNING TAP - NEW of the individual to check the current schedule before You won't need a top hat, yet! Come and enjoy a full -body, attending another class. gentle to moderate workout emphasizing footwork and style. No previous experience necessary. Tap shoes recom- mended. (Please do not purchase prior to first class.) *BEGINNING LOW- IMPACT AEROBICS Registration Fee $20.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, Bev Wilson. why not this class! Easy to follow, hands -on instruction and # Day Begins Time Location low impact, too ...easy on your joints. Registration Fee 27 Tues. Jan. 16 7:00 p.m. CC $12.00/8 Sessions. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 14, 17, Vicki Syslo # 15, Rachel Woods# 16, Deb Eldridge # 18. BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE 'SAMPLER' - NEW # Day Begins Time Location Dancing is a skill that can be learned and here's a chance 14 Mon. Jan. 15 10:30 a.m. CC to see for yourself. In this three week class, students will learn 15 Mon. Jan. 15 7:00 p.m. Evergreen the very basics of the Waltz, Fox Trot and Swing. Dancing is 16 Wed. Jan. 17 7:00 p.m. Northport fun and good exercise, see for yourselfll Registration Fee 17 Thurs. Jan. 18 10:30 a.m. CC $10.00/3 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Marvin Dobe, 18 Thurs. Jan. 18 7:00 p.m. North View # Day Begins Time Location (1 /18 - 6:00 P.M. CLASS WILL MEET AT WILLOW LANE) 28 Tues. Jan. 23 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown *INTERMEDIATE LOW IMPACT AEROBICS This low impact class is at a little faster pace -- fun -- chal- :' ►�� lenging. Receive all the benefits of a good workout without N�►:,q - , the jumping and jarring of regular aerobics. Registration Fee ` $12.00/8 Sessions. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 19, 21, 22, Vicki Syslo # 20, Deb Eldridge # 23. # Day Begins Time Location SELF - DEFENSE FOR WOMEN 19 Mon. Jan. 15 9:30 a.m. CC This course is designed for women who want to learn the art 20 Mon. Jan. 15 6:00 p.m. Evergreen of self- defense. Emphasis will be on learning to protect 21 Tues. Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. CC yourself by using common sense and practical self- defense 22 Thurs. Jan. 18 9:30 a.m. CC techniques. Instruction will also be given in basic karate 23 Thurs. Jan. 18 6:00 p.m. North View punches and kicks and getting out of holds. Wear loose (1 /18 - 7:00 P.M. CLASS WILL MEET AT WILLOW LANE) fitting clothing. Meet in cafeteria. Registration Fee $15.00/4 *HIGH INTENSITY - LOW IMPACT AEROBICS Sessions. Classes 1 1/2 hours. Instructor Mr. Jean Thibodeaux. This class offers a high intensity low impact aerobics # Day Begins Time Location 29 Mon. Jan. 22 6:30 p.m. BCHS workout. Recommended for the intermediate to advanced exerciser. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Instructor Rachel Woods. # Day Begins Time Location 24 Wed. Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. Northport 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL 55 ALIVE /MATURE DRIVING A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age), 55 Alive /Mature Driving is an innovative, classroom driver Bring a friend or come alone, An enjoyable time plus good training program designed to help persons 55 and older exercise. Please, no organized teams. No charge. Gym time improve their driving skills. Developed by the American 2 hours. Association of Retired Persons, the course covers the effects Day Resumes Time Location of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, Tues. Jan. 9 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road condi- MIXED VOLLEYBALL tions, energy saving, and accident prevention measures. Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose The registration fee of $7 per person covers the cost of sides and la f night course materials and instruction is provided free. The instruc- play h school y volleyball. y A g ht out for mom tion is provided by trained volunteer instructors. Your check and dad. Activity fee is 50 cents per person, per session. No or money order should be made out to AARR (cash cannot organized teams please. be accepted). Advanced registration is required, no walk - Day Resumes Time location ins the day of class. Registration accepted immediately. This Wed. Jan. 3 7:30 p, m. BCHS two session course should be viewed as an education ADULT FLOOR HOCKEY - NEW seminar which has no connection to your driving record Would you like to play floor hockey while having fun with and does not involve driving or testing. You will learn the friends? This program will focus on learning rules, regulations, basic accident avoidance skills while meeting insurance skills and playing in a fun non - competitive atmosphere. The discount requirements. Registration Fee $7.00/2 Sessions. program is open to adults of all abilities. Floor hockey meets Classes 4 hours. Instructor Wilson /Luby # 33, Gremban #'s Fridays, January 19 - March 9, 6:30 -8:30 p,m. at Cedar Island 3 35. School, 6777 Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove. The advanced # Day Begins Time Location registration fee is $15 for eight weeks, 33 M & T Jan. 15 9:30 a.m. Centerbrook 34 T & TH Jan. 23 9:30 a.m. Centerbrook OPEN GYM BASKETBALL 35 T & W Feb. 20 9:30 a.m. Centerbrook Open Gym time is available for any post high school age person that lives in Brooklyn Center or in the Osseo School THE SINGLES PLACE District. Team players in the Brooklyn Center Adult Basketball The Singles Place has many social and educational oppor at the community center and a $1 fee paid at the door League can also participate. A $3 initiation fee to be paid The Si s planned for single adults this winter. Two special each Saturday. Open gym is held at North View Junior High highlights will be "Codependency and Relationships" with School, 69th & Zane Ave. N. from 2 -5 p.m., beginning John Friel, PHD, LCP, on Jan. 29 and "Men, Women, and The January 13. Psychology of Romantic Love" with Sara McCormack, MS, on Feb. 6. DOG OBEDIENCE Classes will include Alone vs. Lonely; How to Go Back to This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog College Successfully; Being Who You Are in a Relationship; is at least 6 months old. This course will teach you to work Raising Capable People; Overcoming the Legacy - Adult with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and Children of Divorce; Competition, Comparison and self - discipline. Registration Fee $22.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 Jealousy; When Being in Control is Out of Control; Take hour, Instructor Stanley & Jan Orr. Charge of Your Life By Taking Charge of Your Money; # Day Begins Time Location Recovering From Codependency and Addictive Relation - 30 Tues. Jan. 23 6:30 p.m. Willow Lane ships. A Divorce Information Seminar will be held on Feb. 26. POTTERY A Chrysalis uncoupling group will meet at 7 p.m„ Thurs. The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and beginning Jan. 18. Ballroom dance meets each Tues, begin - hand building. The community center offers a unique op- ners 7 p.m. and advanced 8:30 p.m. Perspectives single portunity to practice your new skills by including in the women's self- esteem /self -help support groups meet on registration fee clay for projects, unlimited practice time Wed. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Three discussion groups meet and firing fees, Bring a workshirt to the first class. Please allow regularly at 7:30 p.m. Young Singles for single adults age 35 about $6 for purchasing of tools. Registration Fee $36.00/7 and under, meets on the first and third Wed. of each month; Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. Singles Quest, for those interested in positive thinking and # Day Begins Time Location growth, meets on the second and fourth Wed., Single 31 Tues. Jan. 16 6:30 p.m. CC Friends, a group for singles wanting new friendships, meets LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES each Fri. Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at For more information or a free brochure, call 535 -1790, Ext, the community center or have had previous experience 205. The Singles Place, 4139 Regent Ave. N., Robbinsdale, is and are familiar with the equipment. Lab may be used on a program of District 281 Community Education and an unlimited basis other than class time and students may Facilities. have pieces fired in the seven week period. The lab pro- gram is designed for individuals who want to work inde- MEN'S "OVER 50" DROP IN pendently. Clay may be purchased at the community If you are interested in getting together informally with other center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the guys on a regular basis during the day, join us on Mondays seven weeks. No instruction. Starting week corresponds with at 1 p.m. We will meet at Centerbrook Clubhouse, 5500 Lilac pottery class schedule at the community center. Registra- Drive. Activities might include cards, chess, cribbage, tion Fee $26.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning scrabble, or speakers on topics of particular interest to men. participants, please check with instructor. If you have any questions, call Kathy at 561 -5448, ext. 170. # Day Begins Time Location No drop in, Monday, January 15. 32 TO BE ARRANGED CC 8 Senior Adult Activities 6 4:.'C '► If you have an ;��'�. y y questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. SENIOR HAPPENINGS "BRIDGE FOR FUN" Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Join other bridge players who get together for a friendly Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" afternoon of bridge. We will play the first & third Thursday of tell activities going on at the clubs, in the community and each month at 1 p.m. Please note: New participants must outings offered. Call for yours today! make a reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for reservations GIFT TRUNK and /or questions. Activities held at Centerbrook Golf A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Course, 5500 N. Lilac Dr. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or mem- bers of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins, For more infor- mation call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m, to MINI 500 TOURNAMENTS 1:30 p.m. Selected items are on display and are available See Special Activities for information. for purchase at the Brooklyn Center Community Center throughout the year. No Gift Trunk during January. 55 ALIVE MATURE DRIVING •:, See Adult Activities for information. � ;�.� TRANSPORTATION ='':g* i + Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city sponsored activities, grocery shopping, and major FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING shopping excursions from Brooklyn Center apartment com- plexes, A donation of $1 round trip is asked; however, those BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY CENTER - 6301 Shingle Creek unable to make a donation will not be turned away. For Parkway. Last Wednesday of each month, 10:30 a.m. -noon. information about the Five Cities Transportation program, CEAP - 7231 Brooklyn Boulevard, Thursday, 10 a.m. -noon. call Rita DeBruyn 537 -4534 ext. 33. SOCIAL CLUBS WEST FIRE STATION - 6250 Brooklyn Blvd., Monday- Friday, 8-10 Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks p.m„ Saturday & Sunday, 8 a.m. -8 p.m. and Recreation Department at the Brooklyn Center Com- munity Center. Transportation is available through the Five T.A.P. Cities Transportation program from Brooklyn Center apart- Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and hand - ment complexes. See Transportation, icapped who live alone. The program has helped several Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesdays throughout the year persons with immediate needs, in some cases emergency from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m, Bring your lunch, beverage avail- situations. If you are interested in the program for yourself or able, a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 566 -0157, We really care about our participantsl Sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Brooklyn Twins Club - meets the first & third Friday of each Police Department. month, September - June from 7 -9:30 p.m. MEN'S "OVER 50" DROP - IN SERVICES FOR SENIORS & DISABLED See Adult Activities for information. See Special Activities for information on chore services and SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS meals. American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you TAX -AIDE have already learned, experience new skills or just start right Volunteers will help low income seniors with their 1989 tax from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super returns. Bring your last income tax return and 1989 tax Chickens." Registration Fee $27.50/10 Lessons. Classes same materials including renter's or property tax refund. For rent days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents or property tax credit you need to know total Social Security $13.75/10 Lessons. received in 1989. This will be on a SSA or RRB 1099. No SWIMMING POOL appointments, first come basis, Feb. 1 - April 12 at the Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center Brookdale Area Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Mon. & Thurs. 9 a.m. -noon. Help will also be done at CEAP, 7231 residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $20 for 3 Brooklyn Blvd., by appointment only. Call 566 -9600 for your months, or $8 for 1 month. Application may be made at the appointment, Feb. 6 -April 10. The TAX -AIDE program is of- community center desk. Non - residents and resident seniors fered at other locations, call the IRS. This federally sponsored not interested in membership may swim at senior adult program is provided by AARP, NRTA &RSVP. There is NO single admission rate of $1.75 per time. charge. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE See Adult Activities for information. TRIPS AND OUTINGS FITNESS & FUN FOR 55+ See page 10, Community Tripsters. See Adult Activities for information. 9 SENIOR ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Teen Activities Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips, Trips will include tours, attending stage *SNO-DAZE productions, horse racing and other popular events, If you DANCE are interested in such outings and meeting new friends from Dance on high are invited to the annual Sno Daze students All junior h!gh st the surrounding area, join us. Deadline dates listed are on a D Friday, J 26 from 7:30 10:30 m. at North space permitting basis only. Refunds given only if trip is an January p cancelled or a substitute can be found to take your place. View (69th & Zane). Special highlights will include the Coca Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Center Community Cola Classic sound, light & video show and the coronation Center. On extended very are trips, refund policies li of the 9th grade King and Queen and 7th & 8th grade Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. p y beral. attendants. Admission fee is $3.00 /person, Don't miss out on all the action - catch "Dance Fever "! Jan. 26 - ICE CAPADES, Met Center. The cost is $11 per Day Date Time Location person. Registration deadline past, call to be Fri. Jan. 26 7:30 p.m. North View put on the waiting list. • ` , SPRING DANCE 0 • Spring is coming early to North View. Get your friends Feb. 15 - POST VALENTINE PARTY, Scanticon. Join us for a together for the spring dance on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 lovely party at the unique Scanticon Hotel. p.m, Highlights include a sound and light show and lots of Enjoy a sit down luncheon and be delightfully surprises, Participants can also play pool, foosball and ping entertained by two Barber Shop Quartets. Cost pong. Refreshments will be sold. For grades 7 -9 only. Fee - is $27 per person. Registration begins Jan. 2 and $3,00 /per person. ends Jan. 17, space permitting. Day Date Time location Fri. March 16 7:30 p.m, North View March - Trip plans have not been finalized at the time BACK TO THE 50'S & 60'S of the brochure printing. Look for information in upcoming Senior Happenings. Let's cruise back to those fabulous 50's and 60's. Highlights include dancing, music, from the 50's -80's, played on supe- April 30 - Jackie Pflug Story. A gripping true life survival rior sound equipment, contests and lots of fun. For grades story of a highjack victim who was shot in the 7 -9 only. Refreshments will be sold. Students are en- head and left for dead, Lunch and program at couraged to dress in 50's or 60's attire. Fee $2.00/1 Session. Edinburgh. Ticket information available Feb. 1. 3 hours. Day Date Time Location Fri. Feb. 23 7:00 p.m. North View SKATING RINKS SPIRIT MOUNTAIN The following rinks and shelter buildings will be supervised Join us for a fabulous trip to Spirit Mountain on Mon, January as follows: *Denotes Hockey Rinks. 15, Bus leaves North View at 6:45 a.m. and returns at ap- Weekdays 4:00 -9:00 p.m. proximately 7:30 p.m. Registration fee is $29 which includes Saturdays and Vacations Days 1:00 -9:00 p,m. lift ticket, coach bus, lesson, rental equipment and Sundays 1:00 -6:00 p.m. chaperones. Registration fee is $25 if you have your own *Evergreen *Garden City equipment. For junior high students only. Space is limited. West Palmer *Kylawn Deadline to register is 10 p.m, Wednesday, January 10, *Willow Lane *Northport space permitting. Registration accepted atthe community Orchard Lane *Grandview center anytime during office hours and on the Wednesday prior to the trip at North View during lunch. Rinks at Happy Hallow and Brooklane will be maintained Trip # Day Date Fee Area only. No supervision. Riverdale will be open weekends and 400 Mon. Jan. 15 $29 or $25 Spirit Mountain Holidays. Registration Accepted Immediately. Skating season generally runs from December 15 through JUNIOR HIGH SKI TRIPS February 19. This could be earlier or later depending on weather conditions. Ski trips are offered for junior high students only. Bus pick up at North View at 3:10 p,m. Parent signed permission slip 9 required for all trips. Registration fee includes the lift ticket, LOCATIONS v transportation, and chaperones, Equipment rental is extra *Evergreen - 72nd & Bryant 0 and is paid at the ski area. Ski booklets are available at the *West Palmer - Palmer Lake Circle ♦ 0 community center and the North View office. Registration *Willow Lane - 69th & Orchard accepted at the community center anytime during office *Orchard Lane - 65th & Orchard hours and on the Wednesday prior to the trip at North View *Garden City - 63rd & Brooklyn Dr. during lunch. *Kylawn - 61 st & Kyle Trip # Day Date Fee Area Northport - 55th & Sailor Lane 401 Fri, Jan. 19 $16.50 Afton Alps Grandview - 59th & Humboldt 402 Fri. Feb. 2 18.00 Wild Mountain Happy Hollow - 50th & Abbott 403 Fri, Feb. 9 18.00 Trollhougen Brooklane - 65th & Drew + ` 404 Fri. Feb. 16 17.00 Welch Village Riverdale - Dallas Road & Riverdale Road 405 Fri, March 2 16.50 Afton Alps Registration Accepted Immediately. 10 Children's Activities TEENY TUMBLERS - NEW GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS Teeny Tumblers is a new program for children ages 3-5 and Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to is designed to teach the skills to improve coordination, register for this class. Skills, such as mounts, turns and stunts, flexibility, strength, and body control. Children will have the will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the opportunity to learn the forward roll, backward roll, seal balance beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For walk, camel walk and cartwheel. Class ratio 8 students /in- grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $13.50/8 Sessions. Classes structor. Registration Fee $15.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 1 hour. Instructor Maureen Maloney. minutes. Instructor Maureen Maloney. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 47 Wed. Jan. 24 6:30 p.m. BCHS 36 Wed, Jan. 24 5:15 p.m. Garden City 48 Sat. Jan. 27 11:00 a.m. North View f WIGGLES &GIGGLES ATTENTION PARENTS ` } A popular physical activity program for parent & child ages Through years of experience, we have found our gymnas- 3-5. Some exercise, a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most tics classes are conducted more smoothly when not being of all wiggling and giggling and lots of fun for everyone. observed by parents. Children, as well as adults, need to Registration Fee $10.00 /6 Sessions. Class 45 min. Instructor spend time interacting with their peers in a recreation Cindy Severtson. setting. Parents are welcome to attend the last 15 minutes # Day Begins Time Location of the last day of class fora short demonstration. Schedules 37 Wed. Feb. 21 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake will be given to students on the first day of class. DANCE PROGRAM GYMSTERS I The classes continue from fall session ending with a dance Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's recital in the spring. Note: There may be a few openings in motor skills and coordination. Class activities include tum- some of the classes. Call Sue at 561 -5448 for dates, times, bling and introduction to the balance beam and bars. For and locations. boys and girls ages 31/2- 5 (children must be 31 /2 by March SELF - DEFENSE FOR KIDS 1, 1990) Class ratio 8 students/ instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Maureen This course is designed for children who want to learn the Maloney. art of self defense. Instruction will be given in basic karate # Day Begins Time location punches and kicks and getting out of holds. Wear loose 38 Thurs. Jan. 25 6:20 p.m. North View fitting clothing. For grades 3 -6. Registration Fee $9.00/3 Ses- 39 Thurs. Jan. 25 7:10 p.m. North View sions. Classes 1 1/2 hours. Instructor Mr. Jean Thibodeaux. 40 Sat. Jan. 27 9:15 a.m. North View # Day Begins Time Location 49 Mon. March 5 6:30 p.m. BCHS GYMSTERS 11 CLAYWORKS Gymsters 11 is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn Experience the enjoyment of working with clay. Children more advanced moves on the low balance beam, tum- create their own masterpieces using the pinch, coil and slab bling and bars. For preschool children 4 and up who have methods. No previous experience is necessary to enroll. taken Gymsters I class. Class ratio 8 students/ instructor. Students work at their own rate and progress to more dif- Registration Fee $15.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor ficult projects according to ability. For boys and girls in Maureen Maloney. grades 3 -6. Registration Fee $20.00/7 Sessions. Classes 2 # Day Begins Time Location hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. 41 Sat, Jan. 27 10:05 a.m. North View # Day Begins Time Location 50 Mon. Jan. 22 6:00 p.m. CC BOYS TUMBLING THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PIPPI LONGSTOCKING A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students Pippi's back. Music, magic, and high- spirited fun are com- will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, bined as Pippi uses her irresistible charm to turn a sleepy headstands, etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $13.50/8 coastal village upside down. The movie will be shown at Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Maureen Maloney. 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. on Monday, January 15 at the com- # Day Begins Time Location munity center. After the movie, stay for a swim, Admission 42 Wed. Jan. 24 4:20 p.m. Garden City fee is $1.75all ages, includes movie and swim. Memberships do not apply. Birthday parties and youth groups are wel- GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING come. Refreshments will be sold. If your group is larger than ten, call Steve at 561 -5448 to make a reservation. A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students THE RESCUERS will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and headstands. Girls new to our In The Rescuers, a young orphaned girl is kidnapped and program must register for this class before taking the more the Rescue Aid Society (of mice) finds her urgent message advanced class. For grades K -6. Registration Fee $13.50/8 asking for help. The movie is based on the popular children's Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Maureen Maloney. novels by Margery Sharp. The movie will be shown at 12:30 # Day Begins Time Location and 2:45 p.m. on Monday, February 19 at the community 43 Wed. Jan. 24 3:15 p.m. Garden City center. After the movie, stay for a swim. Admission fee is 44 Thurs. Jan. 25 3:00 p.m. Earle Brown $1.75 all ages, includes movie and swim. Memberships do 45 Thurs. Jan. 25 4:05 p.m. Earle Brown not apply. Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. 46 Sat. Jan. 27 12:05 p.m. North View Refreshments will be sold. If your group is larger than ten, call Steve at 561 -5448 to make a reservation. 11 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM HOLIDAY CLASS REFUND POLICY The after school program enables students to explore fields Requests for refunds for Holiday classes must be made at outside the regular school curriculum and will be held im- least seven days before the class date. There will be a $3 mediately after school. These programs are designed to service charge. Sorry, no refunds will be issued later than acquaint elementary students with a new skill, or to enjoy a seven days before the class date. new activity. Although these programs are scheduled at specific schools, you can register for classes outside your CUPID'S COOKIE & CARD COMPANY home school. However, school district policies will not allow Make this Valentine's Day really special. Participants will children to leave school early to participate in an after make and decorate heart shaped cookies - how sweet it school class. is. After making cookies, add personal touches to make If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an your own valentines. Bring a small shoe box. For grades 1 -6, instructor for a class, please contact the parks and recrea- Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor tion department (561-5448) or your elementary school build- Cindy Severtson. ing coordinator. # Day Date Time Location Karen Evergreen 561 -0270 Li p ski 58 Sat. Feb. 10 1:00 P.M. CC John Glauvitz Garden City 561 -9768 A VALENTINE ADVENTURE Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 Roses are red, violets are blue - join us on a "hearty" Doug Anderson Fair Oaks 533 -2246 adventure where we'll bake and create valentines too! Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 For pre- kindergarten children 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Registra- Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533 -1645 tion Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Ken Gulbraa Willow Lane 561 -9272 Schiebel, SPORTS HOUR # Day Date Time Location Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey, basketball and 59 Wed. Feb. 14 9:00 a.m. CC other low organized games. For grades 1 -4. Registration Fee 60 Wed. Feb. 14 Noon CC $6.50/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Cindy Severtson. # Day Begins Time Location' 51 Mon. Jan. 29 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake 52 Tues. Jan. 30 3:40 p.m. Willow Lane 53 Tues, March 13 3:10 p.m. Orchard Lane LUCKY LITTLE LEPRECHAUNS FUN CLUB Sail with me across the sea, to the land where shamrock's Children will play games galore including chariot races and grow. When dressed in green, we'll search for our dream, balloon hunt. They will also design and make lots of fun art at the end of the rainbow. Attentionl All pre- kindergarten projects such as a kazoo, their very own flag and a picture leprechauns, 3 1/2 - 5 years old, come and help us find the good enough to eat. Lots of fun for everyonel For grades magical pot of gold! Don't forget to wear green. Registra- 1-2. Registration Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instruc- tion Fee $4.0011 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. for Ann Jarvimaki. Schiebel. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Date Time Location 54 Tues. Jan. 16 3:10 P.M. Orchard Lane 61 Wed. March 14 9:00 a.m. CC VACATION DAY CAMP - April 9 -13 62 Wed. March 14 Noon CC Do you work? Are you wondering what to do with the kids TASTY TUMMY TICKLERS during spring vacation? We've got the perfect solution. Come and discover the "Joy of Cooking ". Our pre- kinder- Extended Recreation Programming garten chefs will prepare, sample and share some tasty During the week of spring vacation (April 9-13) we'll run an tidbits. Bring a shoe box to cart the "ticklers" home. Ages 3 1/2 st ructor Mrs. Scebel. 5years. Registration Fee $4.25/1 Session. Class hours. extended recreation program for children in grades K -6 Instructor from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Activities will include swimming, tours, t programs at library, games, open gym, crafts and one # Day Date Time Location lunch. Parents will receive a schedule of daily activities prior 63 Wed. Jan. 24 o a.m. CC Wed. Jan. 24 Noon to the week. Students must provide their own lunch (except on CC for the day we eat out). For more information, call 561 -5448. This always fills up fast, so parents are encouraged to sign BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS up early. Registration Fee $52/5 days. No refunds given after The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUNI The director March 28. helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment of music along # Day Begins Time Location with the basic vocal techniques and the fun of musical 55 M -F April 9 7:00 a.m. CC performance. Children will have the opportunityto sing with WOODWORKING FOR KIDS a professional band and work with a choreographer. The Bo s and chorus performs several times throughout the year including y girls, grades 3-6, will learn to safely use different the annual spring show at Park Center. For grades 1 -8. hand tools and then apply their knowledge to make a desk Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks top book holder # 56, or shelf # 57 out of pine. Participants and Recreation Departments. For more information, call will be encouraged to work at their own pace. Registration 561 -5448. (Registrations now being accepted.) Registration Fee $19.00/3 Sessions, Classes 2 1/2 hours. Instructor Steve Fee $6.50/1/2 year. Classes 1 1/2 hours. Director Holly Bowe. Adams. # Day Begins Time location # Day Time location 56 Wed. Jan. 24 6:00 p.m. North View 81 Tues. 6:30 p.m. BJHS 57 Wed, Feb. 14 6:00 p.m. North View 12 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED PARENT &CHILD SERIES Special Activities The following programs are designed for parents and their children to spend creative time together. This series Is for ADAPTED RECREATION children 2 1/2 - 3 years old. (Children must be 2 1/2 years The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort old by Dec. 31, 1989.) The activities are teacher directed, of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, attendance by parent /guardian is required. No siblings Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Rob - please. The instructor Mrs. Novotny is a certified teacher, binsdole, and West Hennepin Community Center, Par - PEE WEE CHEFS ticipants must pre - register. Most children love to cook and eat what they make. You West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving and your pee wee chef will prepare some fun and easy individuals with developmental disabilities and their snacks in this special class. Chefs will receive a recipe sheet families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area. Ser- to take home for future "cooking" sessions together in your vices include information and referral, advocacy, and own kitchen. Registration Fee $3.50/1 Session. Class 1 hour. counseling. Programs include social/ recreational clubs # Day Date Time Location and education programs. An integration specialist is on 65 Wed. Jan. 31 9:30 a.m. CC staff to assist parents, professionals and individuals who are 66 Wed. Jan. 31 11:00 a.m. CC interested in participating in "non- adapted" parks and recreation programs. Call 933 -9105 for information and registering procedures. Saturday Sunshine Kids - A social /recreation program designed for children 5 -12 years old. Activities include: arts /crafts, cooking, music and sports. Sunshine Kids will meet at Zanewood Community Center, 7200 Zane CUPID'S CUTIES Avenue N., Jan. 13 - March 10 from 9:30 a.m. -Noon. Ad- Lot's of holiday fun with valentines. Here's a chance to vanced registration fee, $30. make a special valentine, learn a finger play and song that Teen Action - This exciting social and recreation program you can do with your child. Take home a Cupid -Gram with is for teens 13 -17 years old with mild developmental dis- more activities for this special holiday. Don't leave your abilities. The group will focus on improving their leisure skills child in the red - register earlyl Registration Fee $2.50/1 through field trips and community experiences. Teen Ac- Session. Class 1 hour. tion meets every two or three weeks at various locations. # Day Date Time Location Teens must be able to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 67 Sat. Feb. 10 10:30 a.m. CC participants. The club fee is $10 plus any cost for field trips FUN WITH PUPPETS and food. Call Elyce for your schedule of events. If you like to go to movies, dances, and out for pizza, then join usll Children will make their very own puppet to take home. Teen Bowling league - Meet new friends at our popular During this class, we will do some creative play with a story, bowling league on Tuesday afternoons, 4 -6 p.m., Jan. 9 - song and puppet show. A story handout will be sent home March 6. For teens ages 12 -17 years old with developmen- for future play together. Registration Fee $2.50/1 Session, Class 1 hour. tai disabilities. The league fee is $15 plus $2 for each # Day Date Time Location Tuesday bowled. 68 Wed. Feb. 28 9:30 a.m. CC Bowling League - Join in on our league every Saturday GOOP, SPATTER &SMEAR morning. For adults 18years and older with developmental disabilities, who want to improve their techniques, show off You and your toddler will enjoy a creative "messy" hour their skills, meet new friends and just have fun. Starts Jan. together. Should you eat or display a pudding painting? 13- March 10, 10 a.m. - Noon at Doyles, 5000 W. Broadway, Come and find outl Children should wear play clothes and Crystal. $15 league fee, also $2 for each Saturday bowled. bring an old shirt for a cover up. We'll be painting with Friday Night Social - A social recreational group for adults pudding and other "messy" media. Registration Fee $2.50/1 Session. Class 1 hour, with developmental disabilities. The group meets every # Day Date Time Location Friday for a variety of activities: movies, field trips, plays, 69 Sat. March 3 10: e a.m. Lo speakers, and community experiences at Northport School in Brooklyn Center, Jan. 12 - March 16, 7 -9 p.m. The YOUTH SPRING HOCKEY LEAGUE fee is $18. Youth Spring Hockey Leagues for Squirt, Peewee and Ban- Beginning low Impact Aerobics - This adult class has tam level teams will begin registering January 15, at the limited registration openings, so if you are interested, call Brooklyn Park and New Hope Arenas. The leagues will run now at 933 -9105. The class meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m, at from March 26 -May 13. Each team will receive jerseys, have Northport School, Jan. 17 -Mar. 7. The cost is $12 for 8 weeks. one practice, seven games and a tournament at the endl Adult Floor Hockey - NEW - Would you like to play floor Each level is limited to the first 16 teams. Questions on how hockey while having fun with friends? This program will to register your team, call Steve Gulenchyn, Brooklyn Park, focus on learning rules, regulations, skills and playing in a 424 -8017 or Jim Corbett, New Hope, 533 -8442. fun non - competitive atmosphere. The program is open to NOTICE adults of all abilities. Floor hockey meets Fridays, January 19 - March 9, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. at Cedar Island School, 6777 The parks and recreation department does not provide Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove. The advanced registration accident insurance for participants in any of its programs, fee is $15 for eight weeks. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in programs or activities outlines in this brochure. 13 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SERVICES TO SENIORS & DISABLED COURAGE CENTER The Community Emergency Assistance Program (C.E.A.P.), Courage Center is an agency serving persons with physi- offers chore services and home delivered meals to those cal disabilities, or speech, hearing and vision disorders. eligible, over 60 years of age, and disabled persons of any Training and recreation and competitive opportunities in age, living in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center and south to team and individual sports are provided. There are adap- 44th Avenue for our Chore Program and 49th Avenue No. in tive physical education classes, daycamps, field trips and Minneapolis for our meals program, Our Meals At Your Door special events. If you are interested and want to have fun, Program offers a hot, nutritionally balanced meal delivered call Karyl Hoeger, 520 -0495. by volunteers at noon, Monday thorugh Friday. The following new programs meet at Willow Lane School, Our Chore Program includes snow removal, yard work, 7020 Perry Ave. No. beginning Wednesday, January 17. minor home repairs, window washing, housekeeping and The registration deadline is January 12. For additional infor- fall clean -up. The workers are skills -bank applicants whose mation, contact Karyl Hoeger. Register early to avoid references are thoroughly checked. Their name is added to disappointment. our list of workers and referred to eligible people when they call for services. The client pays the worker when the job is completed. FLOOR HOCKEY -NEW Volunteers are always needed for the Meals At Your Door Team floor hockey is a recreation league for persons 13 Program, grocery shoppers year and older, with physical disabilities. Players are ro 9 9 Y ppers and many other positions with placed on teams and compete in a round robin tourna- the agency. Contact Terry or Lois at 566 -9600. ment. The rules have been adapted so players with dif- ferent disabilities and modes of mobility can participate. BROADWAY DROP -IN Floor hockey meets 6:30 -8:30 p,m, through February 28. The Broadway Drop -In Center, (formerly The House), is part Advanced registration is required, the fee is $20. A mini - of the Northwest Hennepin Community support program, It mum of 12 participants is needed. is a social recreation program for adults in Northwest Hen- nepin who have experienced mental health difficulties. The AIR GUNS - NEW drop -in center offers a variety of activities ranging from This pilot program is designed to introduce the sport of table games, athletics, socialization, and art, individual target shooting to persons 12 years and older with physical living skills and community outings. Most activities offered disabilities. Air powered pistols will be provided. The lead are at little or no cost to the participant. If you would like instructor is a nationally recognized expert in the sport. The more information on the program please contact Mary at program runs 6:30 -8:30 p.m. through February 28, the fee 535 -6069. A calendar of events is available upon request. is $10 TEEN CLUB - NEW - This recreation program is for teens, ages 14 -19, with physi- cal disabilities or who are able- bodied. It will provide an NOTICE evening to socialize with peers, plan upcoming events, The parks and recreation department does not provide hear informative quest speakers, and attend a group accident insurance for participants in any of its programs. outing. The fee is $20 and pre - registration is required. We'll Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their meet from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. through March 7. Bring your involvement in programs or activities outlined in this friends and let's have some funl brochure. MINI -500 TOURNAMENT BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB Minimum age 18 - No pre -sign up, just bring a partner. Cost The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1 p.m. the $2.50 per person, includes coffee. Minnesota state law second Tues. of every month through May in Constitution prohibits gambling and all players agree to abide by the Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Membership rules of the tournament. Tournaments are run by Senior Adult is open to any woman over the age of 21. Yearly dues are volunteers on Saturday, Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24,12:30-3:30 $5. The purpose of the club is to promote social, cultural and p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 civic activities for area women. A variety of programs are Shingle Creek Parkway. Park and enter on the lower level. presented each month, followed by refreshments and a In case of inclement weather, call 561 -5448. social time. Jan. 9 will feature a speaker and slides from the Minnesota Zoo. On Feb. 13 we will have a speaker on Living CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US Wills. HoBo Days will be the highlight of our Mar. 13 meeting. Celebrate your birthday with us. Come to the community The winter trip schedule, brings us to Auntie Clare's Doll center on your birthday and with one paid admission or Museum and lunch at Weber's on Jan. 23. The Feb. 27 tour more (friend or family), you get in free. For small groups, call and lunch is at Cedarhearst Mansion in Cottage Grove. On ahead and we'll arrange a room for you to have your Mar. 28 visit the Plymouth Playhouse to see "Nunsense ". birthday cake. A great way to get into the swim of things on Questions about the club should be referred to 566 -1947, your birthday. For more information call 561 -5448. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS See Children's Activities for information. 14 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES �G p The Harmonettes is a choir made up of post high school age women who enjoy music. Performances are given EARLE BROWN DAYS -JUNE 15 -24 throughout the metro area with an annual spring finale show. The show is developed each year with new songs, Join in the fun atthe eighth annual Earle Brown Days festival. costumes and choreographed dances accompanied by a This year's festival will be dedicated to Celebrate Minnesota four piece band. There is a nominal registration fee. The 1990, a yearlong, statewide celebration. Earle Brown Days group is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park will be bigger and better; don't miss the excitementl Watch Parks and Recreation Departments. For more information for an event update in the spring newsletter and a detailed call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7:30 p,m. at Brook- schedule in the summer newsletter, lyn Junior High School. New members are welcome. Direc- June 15 -June 17 Dudley Budweiser Classic for Colleen Devine, Softball Tournament June 19 Rockin' Hollywoods Concert BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND June 20 Ice Cream Social & Entertainment The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments and is June 21 Parade open to all post high school age men and women. Practice June 22 Street Dance is Monday nights at North View Jr. High. New members are Tennis Tournament welcome. For more information call the parks and recrea June 23 f Tournament Golf tion department at 561 -5448. Director Paul Schierenbeck, Gol and 5K Run Craft Show STANDARD FIRST AID - NEW Kid's Fishing Contest Learn how to handle cuts, broken bones, burns and other Bingo first aid emergencies, as well as respiratory and cardiac Tennis & Softball Tournaments emergencies on adults, in this American Red Cross Standard June 24 Junior Royalty Coronation First Aid course. Registration Fee $30.00/2 Sessions. Includes Turtle Races instruction and all materials. Class 4 hours. Barbecue # Day Begins Time Location Tennis & Softball Tournaments 111 Thurs. March 15 6:00 p.m, CC The Flyers Concert Decades Concert CPR - NEW Fireworks What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker stopped breathing, started choking, or had a possible heart EARLE BROWN DAYS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, Committees are already forming for the 1990 Earle Brown children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community Days festival. This year's celebration will be even bigger and CPR Course. Registration Fee $25.00/2 Sessions. Includes better. You too can be involved with the excitement of instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours. planning a festival. If you would like more information about # Day Begins Time location volunteering, call Sue at 561 -5448. 112 Thurs. Feb. 1 6:00 p.m. CC ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK LIBRARY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Volunteers are needed at the Brookdale Area Library ntertainment In The Park will begin its fifth exciting season Y in on June 12. Mark your calendar nowl Details will be avail - Brooklyn Center and Rockford Road Library in Crystal during able in the summer brochure. tax season, January 15 through April 15, 1990. Volunteers June 12 Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble help library patrons get the tax forms they need from the June 19 The Rockin' Hollywoods library's files. Volunteers receive training at the library, and 47th Division Minnesota National Guard Band are scheduled on a weekly basis for a 3 -hour shift. Daytime, July 3 June 26 47 47 Be Announced evening and weekend hours are available. July 10 Middle Creek Spunk Boys If you are interested or need more information, contact July 17 Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery Cathy Hoffman, Volunteer coordinator for Hennepin Coun- July 24 Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse ty Library, 541 - 8545 or 541 -8552. Bob The Beachcomber and His Friends July 31 Brooklyn Community Band WANTED: NEW INSTRUCTORS AND LEADERS August 7 Delcounts • The parks and recreation department is always on the August 14 To Be Announced lookout for instructors to teach classes on new and exciting August 21 The Emperors Of Jazz subjects. If you have an interest or a specialty you would like August 28 Limited Warranty . , \ • to share, we want to work with you to develop a new • program. Call Kathy at 561- 5448. SUNDAY IN CENTRAL PARK - JUNE 24 PAINTING INSTRUCTOR Join the fun at the Earle Brown Days finale event, Sunday In Adult evening class for the beginning to advanced begin- Central Park, ning painter in acrylics or water color. Classes to be 7:00 P.M. The Flyers scheduled beginning late March. 8:00 P.M. Decades AQUA EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR 10:00 P.M. Fireworks Instructor needed for subbing. Opportunity available for day and /or evening classes. 15 CENTERBROOK GOLF COURSE 9 Hole Par 3 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 561 -3239 GOLF LESSONS - (GREAT GIFT IDEAS) Centerbrook Golf Course offers a wide range of lessons throughout the entire year. Lessons are designed for all abilities, beginner to experienced. Below is a list of golf activities for January and February. For additional information call Centerbrook at 561 -3239. Registration begins December 26, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. BASIC BEGINNING GOLF LESSONS Swing on out of the cold this winter and learn how to play golf in a warm environment. The one hour class meets Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays. One free round of golf included. Limited to 6 golfers, minimum of 4 per class. Bring a 9 iron or wedge to the first class. Registration Fee $30.00/5 Sessions, Day Begins Times Mon. Jan. 8 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Tues. Jan. 9 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Mon. Feb. 5 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Tues. Feb. 6 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. GOLF IS A FUN GAME Everything you always wanted to know about golf but were afraid to ask. Others are too busy playing golf to helpl Or do they think you already know everything? This class will discuss the rules and etiquette of golf in a practical and fun way. These sessions are designed for people who have played but feel slightly overwhelmed when playing with more experienced players, Each class limited to 20, minimum of 5. The one hour class meets Wed., Mon., Wed. or Thurs., Tues„ Thurs. Registration Fee $18.00/3 Sessions. Day Begins Times Wed. Jan. 24 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m, Thurs. Jan. 25 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. Wed. Feb. 21 5:30, 6:30 or 7 :30 p.m. Thurs. Feb. 22 5:30, 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. SNOWBIRD SPECIAL Tune -up your swing to go south for the winter or prepare for your early spring golf game, lessons will focus on swing, power, club control, weight shift, etc. Instruction will be given on an individual or group basis and times will be set up individually with the instructor. # Of Golfers Length of Lesson Fee 1 1 hour $30.00 2 1 hour 40.00 3 1 hour 50.00 4 1 hour 60.00 VIDEO GOLF ANALYSIS Work on your golf game in your living room throughout the cold winter months with your own personal golf swing video. See your golf swing through professional video tape techniques including freeze frame, slow motion and real time. Allow ap- proximately one hour for us to video tape your swing. The instructor will give up to 1/2 hour of analysis on the video tape. Allow about 10 days to process your video, Video taping will be set up individually with the instructor, The fee of $75 includes one T -30 VHS video tape. MINI GOLF RANGE During the winter and early spring months, a mini golf range (large net) will be available for anyone interested in keeping their swing in shape. Bring your own clubs, golf balls furnished. Cost: $2.50 per 1/2 hour. Reservations on the first come basis. Check in at clubhouse. The mini range is located in Lions Park. (next to Centerbrook), 55 & Russell N. Mini Range Hours: Mon. Closed Tues. -Fri. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat. -Sun. Noon - 4 p.m. Evening hours by appointment, 561 -3239. 16 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9 a.m, on Saturday, Jan, 6, 1990. All other class registrations begin at 1 p.m. (Numbers will be given out one hour before registration). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIMMING LES- SONS, PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS ADULT SWIM LESSONS Water adjustment and Beginning Swim Lessons for children Beginner through Swimmer level swim instruction for adult 2 and 3. One parent must accompany the child in the water, and high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim preferably the same parent each time. Registration Fee or brush up on your strokes. Registration Fee $27.50/10 Les - $19.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. sons, Classes 40 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time location 70 Sat. Jan. 13 10:05 a.m. CC 100 Tues. Jan. 16 7:45 p.m. CC 71 Sat. Jan. 13 10:40 a.m. CC 101 Thurs. Jan, 18 7:45 p.m. CC 72 Mon. Jan. 15 6:00 p.m. North View DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 73 Tues. Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. CC 102 M & W Jan. 15 10:40 a.m. CC 74 Tues. Jan. 16 6:35 p.m. CC 103 M & W Feb, 19 10:40 a.m. CC 75 Thurs. Jan. 18 6:00 p.m. CC ADULT SUPER CHICKEN 76 Thurs. Jan. 18 6:35 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS For those persons, high school age and up who have a real 77 M & W Jan. 15 9:30 a.m. CC fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $27.50/10 Lessons. PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN SWIM LESSONS Classes same days and times as adult lessons. American Red Cross Swimming Instruction, Beginner ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS through Swimmer, Classes have an average ratio of 5 stu- Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are dents/ instructor. Preschool swim lessons for 4 and 5 year olds. physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes have a Children swim lessons for 6 and older. Parents do not ac- ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee company child in water. Registration Fee $19.00/10 Lessons, $19.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Classes 30 min. # Day Begins Time Location CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 104 Sat. Jan. 13 9:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 105 Tues. Jan. 16 7:45 p.m. CC 78 Sat. Jan. 13 9:30 a.m. CC 106 Thurs. Jan. 18 7:45 p.m. CC 79 Sat. Jan. 13 10:05 a.m. CC DIVING 80 Sat, Jan. 13 10:40 a.m. CC Beginning lessons on the one and three meter diving board 81 Sat, Jan. 13 11:15 a.m. CC for children who are Advanced Beginner or better swim - 82 Mon. Jan. 15 6:00 p.m. North View mers. Registration Fee $21.00/ 10 Lessons. Classes 30 min, 83 Mon, Jan. 15 6:35 p.m. North View Location lo # Day Begins Time me 84 Mon, Jan. 15 7:10 p.m. North View 107 Tues. Jan, s p.m. Lo 85 Mon, Jan. 15 7:45 p.m. North View 86 Tues. Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. CC 108 Thurs. Jan, 18 7:45 p.m. CC 87 Tues. Jan. 16 6:35 p.m. CC BASIC WATER SAFETY 88 Tues. Jan. 16 7:10 p.m. CC A Red Cross course to provide individuals and families with 89 Tues. Jan. 16 7:45 p.m. CC general water safety information, to create an awareness 90 Thurs. Jan. 18 6:00 p.m. CC of causes and prevention of water accidents, to develop a 91 Thurs. Jan. 18 6:35 p.m. CC desire to be safe and to encourage healthy and safe water 92 Thurs. Jan. 18 7:10 p.m. CC recreation. This course focuses on personal and community 93 Thurs. Jan. 18 7:45 p.m. CC water safety and may be taken by anyone, regardless of DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS swimming ability. All classes must be attended and absen- 94 M & W Jan. 15 9:30 a, m. CC ces will not be made up. Registration Fee $25.00/10 Lessons. 95 M & W Jan. 15 10:05 a.m. CC Classes 1 hour. 96 M & W Jan. 15 10:40 a.m, CC # Day Begins Time Location 97 M & W Feb. 19 9:30 a.m. CC 109 Sat. Jan. 13 10:40 a.m. CC 98 M & W Feb. 19 10:05 a.m. CC y 99 M & W Feb. 19 10:40 a.m. CC {� LIFEGUARD TRAINING - NEW A Red Cross course to provide the necessary minimum skills SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS for a person to qualify to serve as a nonsurf lifeguard. Participants roust be 15 years of age before the first class, American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages swim 500 yards continuously using each of the following 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you strokes for at least 50 yards: crawl, breaststroke, elementary have already learned, experience new skills or just start from backstroke and sidestroke, recover a 10 pound diving brick the very beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens ". from 9 feet of water, swim under water 15 yards, and tread Registration Fee $27.50/10 Lessons. Classes same days and water one minute. The Red Cross Standard First Aid course times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents $13.75/10 is an included part of this program, Thurs., March 15 & 22, Lessons, from 6 -10 p.m. All classes must be attended and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $75.00/7 Sessions. a Classes 2 hours. � # Day Begins Time Location 110 Mon. Jan. 29 6:00 p.m. North View 17 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED STANDARD FIRST AID - NEW BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB Learn how to handle cuts, broken bones, burns and other All boys and girls six through college age are invited to join first aid emergencies, as well as respiratory and cardiac the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swim Club, emergencies on adults, in this American Red Cross Standard for competitive swimming, sponsored by the Brooklyn Cen- First Aid course. Registration Fee $30.00/2 Sessions. Includes ter and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. instruction and all materials. Class 4 hours. The swim club offers a wide range of programs for in- # Day Begins Time Location dividuals of all levels of ability in competitive swimming, For III Thurs. March 15 6:00 p.m. CC further information call Coach Carl Schulze at 698 -8479, CPR -NEW (recorder, will return calls). A free two week trial period Is offered to any Interested swimmer who has never tried What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker competitive swimming. stopped breathing, started choking, or had a possible heart attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community are not responsible. CPR Course. Registration Fee $25,00/2 Sessions. Includes instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours. # Day Begins Time Location CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US 112 Thurs. Feb. 1 6:00 p.m, CC Celebrate your birthday with us. Come to the community OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE center on your birthday and with one paid admission or more (friend or family), you get in free. For small groups, call This class is designed for adults interested in underwater ahead and we'll arrange a room for you to have your diving and who are comfortable in water. Each person must birthday cake. A great way to get into the swim of things on provide his own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. your birthday. For more information call 561 -5448. Other equipment will be provided. Open water dives are a requirement of this class at an additional fee of ap- SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS proximately $99 which includes a textbook. On completion of the course an internationally recognized certificate card DECEMBER 31 - Splash into 1990111 - New Years Eve - 8:30 will be awarded. Registration Fee $100.00/3 Sessions. 12:30 P.M. Bring your family and friends and celebrate NEW # Day Begins Time Location YEARS EVE at the community center. Games, hats, 113 Sun. Feb. 4 2:30 -9:00 p,m. CC noisemakers, swimming and free pop and popcorn are all PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS included in your admission price, It's the best bargain Private swim lessons are available at the community center around) and North View Jr. High. Privates will be held some days and times as child and adult swim lessons. For registration infor- mation contact Steve, 561 -5448. Registration Fee $9.00/1 Lesson or $40.00/5 Lessons. Classes 30 min. NOTICE The parks and recreation department does not provide JANUARY 27 - Picnic in January - 6 -9 P.M. "Saturday Night accident insurance for participants in any of its programs. live" Come out of the cold and enjoy a pooiside picnic. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their Weil be selling hotdogs, chips, and punch, as well as involvement in programs or activities outlined in this swimming, music, games and prizes. Fun for everyonel * brochure. FEBRUARY 10 - Valentine's Super Saturday - 1 -4 P.M. A SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING - NEW special afternoon event of music, swimming, games and Do you like dancing? Are you an advanced beginnner prizes. Bring along that special someone for a Super Satur- swimmer or better? Combine the two in beginning day afternoonl ** synchronized swimmingl Students will learn basic stunts and FEBRUARY 24 - Cruise the Community Center - 6-9 P,M, formations in the water and develop routines. Registration "Saturday Night Live" For those of you who can't afford a Fee $21.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Day Begins Time location Caribbean cruise, bring the family and cruise the com- # 114 Day Jan. s 7:45 p.m. Lo munitycenter. Tropical music, swimming, and deck games all presented by your captain and crewl * NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL The North View Jr, High Pool and Gymnasium, located at MARCH 17 St Patrick's Day Super Saturday 12-4 p.m. 69th and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at Enjoy a lunch of hotdogs, punch, and chips (special various times during the week. Reservations are requested pricesl) and then join in the blarney and fun. Swimming, a minimum of two weeks in advance. Call Steve at 561 -5448 music, and special suprises, Wear a green swimsuit to really for further information. get into the spirit of thingsl ** COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL MARCH 31 - March into Spring - 6-9 n.m, "Saturday Night The community center pool is available for rental by your Live" It's the last day of March - spring is peeking around group or party at various times during the week, Call Steve the corner. Bring your friends and family, get out those at 561 -5448 for further information. bathings suits, and let's celebrate the return of warmer weather) NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM Begins Thursday, January 25, from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m. *Admission to the Saturday Night live and Splash Into The cost is 75 cents per person. 1990is$1.50(17and under), $2(18and over). Membership, AQUA EXERCISE passes and coupons will not be honored. All persons , ee Adult Exercise for information. remaining in the building will be charged admission fee. ** Super Saturday - regular admission prices. 18 BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES Memberships entitle the member to the use of the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during recreational or 'open" periods. Memberships are sold on a monthly basis. Cut off date is the 15th of the month. Family memberships include husband, wife and children 20 years of age and under living at home. For additional information, call 561 -5448. 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $32,00 $85.00 $145.00 $239.00 Individual 20.00 49.00 79.00 133,00 Seniors (BC Resident) 8.00 20.00 40.00 80.00 SENIOR ADULT RATES Membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older - One month $8.00, three months $20.00. Single admission rate for Senior Adult resident or non - resident 62 years and older, $1.75. GENERAL ADMISSION Adult (18 & Over) $2.50 Youth (15 -17) $2.00 Children (6 -14) $1.75 5 and under free BARGAIN DAYS The first Monday, second Wednesday, and third Friday of each month are BARGAIN DAYS. Senior Adults (62 & Over) $1.00 Adults (18 & Over) $1.75 Youth (15 -17) $1.25 Children (6 -14) $1.00 5 and under free OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 P.M. (Adults Only: 9:00 a.m, to 1:00 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Adults Only: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.) SATURDAY Noon to 9:00 p.m. (Adults Only: Noon to 1:00 p.m.) SUNDAY 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 P.M. (Adults Only: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 P.M. (Adults Only: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.) SATURDAY 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 P.M. SUNDAY 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. The use of the exercise room is limited to 15 years old and up. The use of the sauna is limited to 18 years and up. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. SPLASH INTO 1990 - New Year's Eve The Pool, Sauna and Exercise Room will close at 8:00 p.m. Reopen at 8:30 p.m. for Splash into 19901 SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE - Jan. 27, Feb. 24, March 31. The Pool, Sauna and Exercise Room will close at 5:30 p.m. Reopen at 6:00 p.m. for Saturday Night Live SUPER SATURDAY - Feb. 10, March 17 Special afternoon of music, swimming & surprises. GAMEROOM Enjoy our game room equipped with jukebox, pool tables, video games and pinball machines. SNACK BAR Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. CHILDCARE The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the community center. The minimum age is 6 months, The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. -12:15 p.m., beginning Jan. 2. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to relax in our concession area before picking up their child. If you need further information, call 561 -5448. 19 C ,, B ROO ` kLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY 3 CENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 561 -5448 TO: s BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All r istration must be made at the ADVISORY COMMISSION e9 parks. recreation office In the community center beginning at 1 p.m. . on Saturday, Jan. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the third Tuesday of 6 (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is each month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises separate - see box below. the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Registration made by mail will not be accepted before Jan. 8. Center. Bud Sorenson, Chairperson - Dave Skeels - Art Mead phone registrations, John Russell - Tom Shinnick - Don Peterson 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, Jan. 6, a person Sarah Robinson Pollock may sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as many as you wish. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 3. The parks and recreation office in the communitycenterisopen PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. -9 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. -6 p.m. Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share 4. Where classes are limited, registration will bean a first come -first in the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee the end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the has been paid, The parks and recreation department reserves acceptance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the com- the right to cancel classes or activities when an Insufficient panionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure number of people sign up. time. 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation activity location. Joe Ericksen - Program Supervisor 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor an opening exists by paying a 50 cents transfer fee. All transfers Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor must be done in person at the community center. Individual Steve Froehlich - Aquatic Supervisor classes may not be made up. Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted In the class description. Requests for refunds must be made at REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. least 24 hours BEFORE the FIRST class session. There will be a $3 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, JAN. 8. service charge. If you find it necessary to cancel after the first class, make your request 24 hours BEFORE the SECOND class. The class will be prorated plus there will be a $4 service charge. 8. Persons who register for on activity where capacity enrollment has already been reached will go on a waiting list. Additional Name classes may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if (Last) (First) space and a competent instructor is available. 9. Senior adults 62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Address Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1/2 the registration (Zip) fee. This does not apply to supplies or special senior classes which are at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. (Phone) (Work Phone) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the parks & recreation department. Activity 12. Class attendance Is limited to participants. Spectators, including (Location) parents, are not allowed except with permission. This includes children. Class # Time For further Information call 561 -5448. Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat. Jan. 6 starting at 9 a.m. at the community center. Mail Class Day Amount registrations will not be accepted for swimming lessons. (Num- bers will be handed out at 8 a.m.)