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1989 Edition 61 February INCLUDES THE 1989 SPRING BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE THE SOMETHING MO1 ?E CITY N WS TT R ; 44 w ..:.... R v., a Third Hole at Centerbrook Golf Course Registration for Spring Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Begins March 11 Deliver to homes by March 4, See back page for information CITY BROOKLYN CENTER i �`° FEBRUARY, 1989 I II ��� NUMBER 61 `� Annual Bike, Funds Available To Equipment Sale The annual Brooklyn Cen- Help With Heating ter surplus equipment and bike auction will be held on Satur- The Rural and Suburban Hen- The Energy Assistance Program day, April 29, at the Brooklyn nepin County Energy Assistance will schedule appointments through Center City Garage, 6844 Program (EAP) is designed to assist April 29, 1989 for the 1988 -1989 Shingle Creek Parkway. low- income households with a heating season. For further infor- portion of their home heating pay- mation or to schedule an appoint - Interested persons can view ments. ment, please call 929 -2474. Mon - the available equipment one day through Friday, from 9 a.m. to hour prior to the start of the It is not designed to cover total 4 p.m. auction, which begins at 11 energy costs. Households with heat a.m. costs included in the rent are eli- gible to apply for assistance. Ren- -- - The sale will include prop- ters receiving government subsi- erty confiscated by the police dized rent assistance, and who do department, some surplus not pay heat costs directly, will not office equipment and bicycles. be eligible. For additional information regarding the auction, please Applicants must meet certain call City Hall at 561 -5440 income and asset guidelines to during normal business hours. qualify for the program. A house- hold's total income for the 12 months Pollution Control prior. to application is considered when determining eligibility, al- Equipment though households with rapidly City Government declining income may be eligible Inspections based on income for the last90days Information prior to application. A State law, covering the seven- C hannel 37 county metropolitan area, has been An example of 12 -month income passed requiring inspections of cars guidelines would .be: $8,100 for a Brooklyn Center cable television and trucks to make sure the pollu- household of one person and channel 37 is your information tion control equipment is in proper $15,730 for a household of four resource for local government news. working order. persons. Certain expenses may be Watch for special programs on rele- deducted from gross household vant local government issues. The program is expected to get income to determine EAP- eligible underway in late 1990 or early 1991, income. Tune in to channel 37 to find out after standards are established by park and recreation classes and the Minnesota Pollution Control Assistance amounts vary by events, city job openings, emer- Agency (MPCA). Limits have been household income, size and fuel gency information, upcoming pub - established on the cost of repairs, costs (type of heat). Households do lic meeting schedules and agenda, unless there has been alteration or not have to be behind in payment of city office hours and phone num- tampering of the pollution control their heating bills in order to apply bers, and other current informa- equipment. for assistance. tion. 2 Volunteers Aid Community By Serving on Commissions Several citizen commissions extremely valuable service to the ber should contact the city man - contribute to the quality of life in community. ager's office, 6301 Shingle Creek the- community, by helping the Parkway, or call 561 -5440. As va- Brooklyn Center city council in an Active commissions or groups cancies appear in some commis - advisory capacity regarding a wide operating in the city include the sions, the mayor will consider range of activities. Community Development Citizens the applications. Participation Committee; Charter Members volunteer their time to Commission; Northwest Hennepin A continuing special thanks to attend frequent meetings, at least Human Services Advisory Commis- the following commissions and once each month, to address mat- sion; Housing Commission; Human their members for their time and ters relevant to the particular Rights and Resources Commission; dedication: commission. All commission mem- and Park and Recreation Commis - bers are appointed by the mayor, sion. HOUSING COMMISSION —Phil subject to confirmation by the city Cohen, Clifford Williams, Sr., Barb council. These groups operate with - Any resident interested in being Jensen, Reynold Johnson, Nicho- out a budget while providing an considered as a commission mem- las Eoloff, Bob Torres. HUMAN RIGHTS AND RE- SOURCES COMMISSION —Lorna Smoke Detectors Reduce Seburg, Donna Stoderl, Agatha Chances of Fatality, Lass Eckman, Louis Sullivan, Susan Larsen. PARK & RECREATION COM- Providing a smoke detector in Certain guidelines should be MISSION- -Arvid (Bud) Sorenson. each bedroom area and at the followed when purchasing a Don Peterson, Dave Skeels. Larry top of every stairway can reduce smoke detector: Propst, Scott Burnes, Sara Pollock, your chances of having a fire Art Mead. fatality when everyone is asleep Buy a smoke detector that ha s in the home or apartment by 60 a full description of its opera- PLANNING COMMISSION —Mi- percent according to experts. tion; instructions for installa- chael Nelson, Lowell Ainas, Molly tions; information about. expected Malecki, Wallace Bernards, Bertil The majority of deaths by life of its components such as Johnson, Kristen Mann, Ellamae fire are not due to burns, but the photo - electric bull) or bat- Sander. are the result of smoke inhala- teries; and make sure that it has tion occurring during the night the Underwriters Laboratory Seal CHARTER COMMISSION —Bar- when the family is sleeping. of Approval (UL). bara Sexton, John Lescault, Neil Smeaton, Mary Heitzig, Dennis All rented dwellings must have If the detector requires an elec- Kueng, Edward Commers, Mona smoke detectors installed, and trical power cord, consider the Hintzman, Allen Anderson, Marie must meet certain regulations location of electric outlets in the Castle, Everett Lindh, Benjamin indicated by the Minnesota home. Chatelle, Tony Kuefler, Ron Chris- Department of Public Safety. tensen. If it is an electrical detector Since smoke spreads faster that wires into house current, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT than heat, smoke detectors give remember to consider the instal- CITIZENS PARTICIPATION COM- faster warning than heat detec- lation costs. MITTEE -- Barbara Jensen, Bud tors. In addition to saving lives, Sorenson, Ray Haroldson, Tom smoke detectors can also help For additional information, Lober;, Lois Kline, Agatha Eckman. reduce property loss if fires can please contact the Brooklyn be detected and extinguished Center Police Department at 561- NORTHWEST HENNEPIN HU- early in their development. 5440. MAN SERVICES ADVISORY COM- MISSION —John Casey. Myrtle I fall. 3 Steps To Take In Case Of Sewer Backup A sewer backup in the home To avoid this problem with secon- sewer service lines. Many mixtures can be avoided in some instances dary blockages, any property owner produce lethal fumes. by following a few precautionary or plumbing contractorwho removes measures, as suggested by the roots from a sewer service line is Never pour flammable liquids public utility department. asked to contact the City's public (gasoline, oil, solvents, or similar utility department prior to starting. products) down the drain. Avoid flushing of nondegradable The City's crew will then coordi- materials down the sewer. Materi- nate its work to prevent the occur - Always keep water in floor drains als which will not readily disinte- rence of a secondary backup. and sink traps to avoid a buildup of grate in water include metal, wood, sewer gas in the home. plastic, rubber, cloth, sand, glass, Safety hazards relating to the heavy duty paper products, news- use of the sewer service can also Be sure the vents on your plumb - paper and similar products, includ- be avoided by following these sug- ing system are operating properly. ing sanitary napkins. gestions: If the flushing of a toilet causes the water in your sink traps to gurgle, Disposable diapers can also cause Never mix household or indus- this is a warning signal which indi- problems; therefore, it is important trial strength cleaning agents for cates a possible blockage of the to follow the manufacturer's dis- the purpose of cleaning out your venting system. posal recommendations. Regard - less, the plastic outer covers do not Call 927 -8387 For Home belong in the sewer and will cause problems. Energy Check Up If a sewer backup or other drain- age problem occurs, call the City's Home Energy Check Ups are gible for a $400 weatherization job public utility department at 561- available in Brooklyn Center to help called "Project Air ", which is pro - 5440, extension 134, from 8 a.m. residents overcome problem cold vided absolutely free by Minnegasco to 4:30 p.m., Monday through areas in the home. if the home is heated by gas. Friday. After these hours or on weekends, call the police depart- Experts will check the efficiency To arrange a check up, please ment dispatcher at 561 -5443. of the furnace, analyze insulation call West Hennepin Human Serv- levels from the attic to the base- ices at 927 -8387 and ask for Bob A City crew will.then check to see ment, and actually measure the or Tom. The Home Energy Check if the problem is located in the "leaks" of the home by using a and Project Air are sponsored by main sewer and, if so, it will be "blower door ". In addition, the the City of Brooklyn Center, with corrected by the crew. If the main program will provide or install $20 administrative assistance funded sewer is clear, you will be advised to $40 of weatherization materials. by the Minnesota Department of that the problem is located in your Public Service. service line and it is your responsi- The cost of this visit is $10, or - bility to have the problem corrected. free to households meeting cer- tain income eligibility guidelines. Drug Awareness Sewer backups are frequently This program is funded by North- A ril 15 found to be caused by roots which ern States Power (NSP) and the p have grown into the property's sewer household must be a rate payer. service line. Removal of these roots Drug Awareness Week is often causes a chain reaction of Gross income guidelines are as scheduled for April 15 -21. problems. Once the roots are re- follows: 1 person household, Special events will be coor- moved from the line, they may push $22,700; 2 persons, $25,900; 3 dinated through the schools, out into the main sewer where they persons, $29,150, 4 persons, churches and civic organi- again create a blockage. $32,400, 5 persons, $34,450; 6 zations. persons, $36,450; 7 persons, The secondary blockage may $38,500, 8 persons, $40,500. Please contact the cause backups for the property Brooklyn Center City Hall, owner and neighboring houses Residents whose homes are found 561 -5440, for additional de- which are more serious than the to be drafty, and who qualify under tails. original blockage on the service line. the income guidelines, become eli- 4 Test and Reduce Radon Risk In Your Home This article deals with an expla- three to 12 months: and a "char- mental Agency and other authori- nation of radon, its dangers, test- coal canister" detector which re- ties recommend using this level as ing procedures, and how to reduce quires a test period of two to seven a guideline to decide whether or the radon risk. days. not to reduce this level in a home. Radon is colorless, odorless, Officials at the Minnesota De- If testing reveals high radon lev- tasteless, and is not a man- made partment of Health, 623-51323, els, a home owner could, for a pe- pollutant. Radon is a radioactive and the American Lung Associa- riod of time, close off or spend less gas produced by natural decay of tion of Minnesota, 87:1 -7332, can time in lower levels of the home, uranium and radium which is found recommend suppliers of radon where the radon levels are gener- in almost all rocks and soils. detectors. ally the highest. Radon levels nor- mally decrease 30 to 50 percent Radon decays relatively quickly Return all exposed detectors to from one floor in a home to the next into other elements, some radioac- your supplier as soon as the moni- higher floor. tive, which have been associated toring period is completed. Results with lung cancer. The risk of con - will include a separate reading for The first typical step in a radon tatting lung cancer from exposure each detector. reduction program is to increase to radon depends on the length of the ventilation in the lower levels of time and levels of exposure. Obvi- Radon levels change from day to the home. The next step is to sand ously, the risk is greater with long day, and from season to season, all floors and walls touching the term exposure and high radon lev- with higher levels recorded during soil. The third step is to limit depres- els. the heating season. For this rea- surization of the home. The last, son, many experts recommend that and probably most effective method Radon gas, which is constantly testing be done with an alpha track of radon reduction is sub -slab released from the soil, is quickly detector and left in place for a full ventilation. This method sucks diluted outdoors by the atmosphere. year. radon gas away from the founda- However, indoors and especially in tion of a home before it enters the well - insulated homes with closed The gas is measured in picocu- home and vents outdoors. If a house windows and doors, radon is di- ries per liter (pCi /1). The Federal was built with a sump /drain tile luted more slowly resulting at times Environmental Agency (EPA) has system or a sub -slab or crushed in high concentrations. established 4 pCi /1 as a limit for rock, a contractor can connect a most homes. Minnesota's Environ- ventilation system to the sub -slab. The gas usually enters buildings _ through cracks or openings, such as openings for sewer and water pipes, joints between walls and City of Brooklyn Center floors, hollow concrete blocks, and cracks in concrete floors. In the CITY COUNCIL, winter, the difference between in- Dean Nyquist ............ ............................... Mayor side and outside pressure might Gene Lhotka ........ ............................... Councilman actually suck radon gas into a Todd Paulson ....... ............................... Councilman building. Jerry Pedlar ......... ............................... Councilman Celia Scott ....... ............................... Councilwoman A free pamphlet, explaining in more detail what radon is and its Gerald Splinter .... ............................... City Manager effects, is available through the SERVICE DIRECTORY Minnesota Department of Health by calling 623 -5323. Emergency Number (24 Hours) POLICE - FIRE - MEDICAL ................................... 911 Police (non- emergency, information) .................... 561 -5443 Prior to starting any alterations City Hall Offices ....... ............................... 561 -5440 to your home, make sure the proper (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) radon levels are determined. Test- Community Center ............. .......................561 -5448 ing for radon gas level can cost less than $50 and is fairly simple. Two CITY OFFICES 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway types of radon detectors are avail- Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 able: the "alpha track ", which is usually left in place for a period of 5 1989 SPRING PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave, N. Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Ck. Pkwy. Brooklyn Junior High School (BJHS), 7400 Noble Ave. N. Centerbrook Golf Course, 5500 N. Lilac Dr. Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. 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 (NVJH), 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. Adult Activities AQUA EXERCISE - COED 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. Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience to exercise thorugh this unique approach to exercise with music. Some aerobics will also be included. Instructors Vicki Syslo #'s 5,6, Karen Grubb #'s 7, 8, 9. Classes 50 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $14.50/10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 5 Tues. April 4 10:15 a.m. CC CHILDCARE SERVICE 6 Thurs. April 6 9:15 a.m. CC The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the 7 Tues. April 4 7:20 p.m. NVJH community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost (NO CLASS MAY 16) 8 T & TH April 4 6:30 p.m. NVJH is 75 cents for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" will (NO CLASS APRIL b) be open Monday- Friday, 9:00 a.m. -12:15 p.m. After classes 9 TH & T May 11 6:30 p.m. NVJH or swimming, parents are invited to relax in our concession (N11 CLASS MAY .m area before picking up their child. NOONTIME AQUA AEROBICS - NEW Take a break from your work day and join one of the best SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE all- around exercise programs. Great music is used and it's a A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years lot of funl You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet; and older. (Only one spouse must meet age requirement.) participants workout in the shallow end of the pool. An You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the invigorating class for both men and women! Registration water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when Fee $4.50/5 Sessions. Classes 30 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. registering. Registration Fee $6.75/10 Sessions. Classes 50 # Day Begins Time Location min. Instructor Vicki Syslo, 10 Tues. April 4 12:05 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 11 Thurs. April 6 12:05 p.m. CC 1 Tues. April 4 9:15 a.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE SPECIAL - NEW 2 Tues. April 4 11:10 a.m. CC 3 Thurs. April 6 8:15 a.m. CC Busy schedule? Take a break from your hectic week and 4 Thurs. April 6 10:15 a.m. CC participate in this popular form of exercise. The first 15 minutes will be open swimming where you do your own thing, followed by 35 minutes of fun and invigorating exercises done to music. You need not be a swimmer or put Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swimsuits; sorry we your face in the water. Register for the 6 week session and are not responsible. save money or pay each time. Registration Fee $8.75/6 Sessions or $2.00 /per time, Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location 12 Mon. April 17 8:15 p.m. NVJH 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC DANCE CLASS AEROBIC PASS CARDS - NEW All All aerobic classes offer complete and effective con After registering for one Session of classes, participants are aerobic muscles, heart and lungs. Eligible to purchase pass cards. The pass cards are ditioning available at the community center and are 2 for $3.00. The ,* Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle aerobic pass plan offers registered persons the opportunity group work and cool down stretching, to add additional aerobic classes to their fitness program. , 1rt Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. This is !deal for participants who want to exercise more, but All classes are COED unless noted in the class description. who cannot commit to another day on a regular basis. w Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week. Passes must be used during the spring session. This can be a combination of classes or classes and walk- Circumstances beyond our control sometimes require us to ing, swimming, biking, etc. cancel a class; therefore it is the responsibility of the Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class individual to check the current schedule before attending description. Childcare available for morning weekday another class. classes - See Childcare, SATURDAY LOW IMPACT AEROBICS U5 � Whether you sign up fora break from a hectic week, or just gOn 0 want one more day of exercise, you will enjoy your Saturday For each class you register for, receive two complimentary s/ mornings. This class will be taught by staff and guest passes to use during the spring session. instructors. Join them for a fun workout! Registratin Fee $11.60/8 Sessions. Instructors Staff. *Classes are listed in order of intensity. # Day Begins Time Location 25 Sat. April 1 9:30 a.m. NVJH *BEGINNING LOW- IMPACT AEROBICS Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why not this class! Easy to follow, hands -on instruction and low impact, too . . , easy on your joints. Instructors Deb Eldridge # 13, Bev Wilson # 14, Vicki Syslo #'s 15. \ \\ CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location !i y 13 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. NVJH 14 Mon. April 3 10:30 a.m. CC 15 Mon, April 3 7:00 p.m. Evergreen TRIMNASTICS CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.25/7 WEEKS Exercises to strengthen, ', mprove muscle tone and flexibility 16 Mon. April 17 7:00 p.m. Northport for all parts of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and *INTERMEDIATE LOW IMPACT AEROBICS thigh exe rcises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be done; exercises choreographed to music. Dress This low impact class is at a little faster pace -- fun -- comfortably and bring a mat to class. Classes 50 min. challenging. Receive all the benefits of a good workout Instructor Bev Wilson # 27. without the jumping and jarring of regular aerobics. CLASSES ONCE: A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 17, 19, 22, Deb Eldridge # 18, Vicki # Day Begins Time Location Syslo # 20. 26 Wed. April 5 7:00 p.m. Northport CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $14.50/10 WEEKS 27 Thurs. April 6 10:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.25/7 WEEKS 17 Tues. April 4 7:05 p.m. CC 28 Mon. April 17 6:00 p.m, Northport CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS 18 Thurs. March 30 7:00 p.m. NVJH 25 LBS. PLUS COED EXERCISE 19 Mon. April 3 9:30 a.m. CC A very basic BEGINNING toning & stretching class designed 20 Mon, April 3 6:00 p.m. Evergreen for the overweight person. This class is unique not only 21 Wed. April 5 6:00 p.m. Northport because of the class pace and format but also because 22 Thurs. April 6 9:30 a.m. CC you must be at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to join. If *HIGH ENERGY AEROBICS you are comfortable with your size but want to improve muscle tone and flexibility, this is a class for you! Come and This level is for persons wanting a high intensity, fast paced, give it c try; we think you'll enjoy it. Wear comfortable workout. There will be a combination of high and low clothes. Registration Fee $13.00/9 Sessions. Classes 50 mins. aerobics for the EXPERIENCD exerciser. Tuesday, May2class Instructor Bev Wilson. will meet at Palmer Lake and on May 16, no class. # Day Begins Time Location Registration Fee $13,00/9 Sessions. Instructor Jolene Morris. 29 Tues. April 11 6:05 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 23 Tues. March 28 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane 24 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane Free TRIAL CLASS Tuesday, April 4. Please call and let us know if you will be coming - 561 -5448. 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED WEIGHT TRAINING FOR WOMEN POTTERY The weight training machine and flexibility program provide The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and a well- rounded fitness program. The instructor will teach you hand building. The community center offers a unique how to use the weight training machine tailored to each opportunity to practice your new skills by including in the individuals needs. Participants can work at their own registration fee clay for projects, unlimited practice time progress levels. Registration Fee $11.60/4 Weeks. Classes 1 and firing fees, Bring a workshirt to the first class. Please allow hour. Instructor Anita Lancello. about $6.00 for purchasing of tools, Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $36.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle, 30 TH & T April 6 7:00 p.m. BCHS # Day Begins Time Location 31 TH & T May 4 7:00 p.m. BCHS 35 Tues. March 21 6:30 p.m. CC 36 Mon. March 27 6:30 p.m. CC 37 Tues. May 9 6:30 p, m. CC FITNESS AND FUN FOR 55+ - NEW For men and women 55 years and older new to exercise LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES who want a gentle, low stress workout. Time marches on, but if we keep our sense of humor and exercise, we can feel Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at and look better. Using music of the big band era, this class the community center or have had previous experience will strive to improve flexibility, muscle tone and the and are familiar with the equipment. Lab may be used on cardio - vascular system at a level safe and comfortable for an unlimited basis other than class time and students may you, Wear loose fitting clothes and tennis shoes. No class have pieces fired in the seven week period. The lab program March 27. Registration Fee $4.25/5 Sessions. Classes 50 min. is designed for individuals who want to work independently. Y Instructor Bev Wilson. Clay may be y y purchased at the community center. Arrange # Day Begins Time Location your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks. No 32 Mon. March 20 11:30 a.m. CC instruction. Starting week corresponds with pottery class 33 Mon. April 11:30a.m, CC schedule at the community center. Registration Fee $26.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, please check with instructor. SELF - DEFENSE FOR WOMEN # Day Begins Time Location 38 TO BE ARRANGED cc This course is designed for women who want to learn the art 39 TO BE ARRANGED cc of self- defense. Emphasis will be on learning to protect 40 TO BE ARRANGED cc yourself by using common sense and practical self- defense techniques. Instruction will also be given in basic karate punches and kicks and getting out of holds. Wear loose fitting clothing. Registration Fee $15.00/4 Sessions. Sessions 1 1/2 hours. Instructor, Mr. Jean Thibodeaux. # Day Begins Time Location 34 Mon. April 10 6:30 p.m. BCHS NOTICE ACRYLICS PAINTING The parks and recreation department does not provide This is a class designed for the beginning and advanced accident insurance for participants in any of its beginning painting. Color, composition and painting programs. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury techniques will be explored. Beginners and new students, from their involvement in programs or activities outlined bring a sketchpad, pencil and kneaded eraser to first in this brochure. session. A supply list for paints, brushes and painting surface will be available at class. Returning students, bring your own supplies and subject matter ideas for painting, Individual style and expression encouraged. Registratin Fee $32.00/8 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Joan Cashin. # Day Begins Time Location 41 Wed. March 29 6:30 p.m, CC 8 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED CPR - NEW 55 AND OLDER - CO -REC VOLLEYBALL - NEW What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker For the first time, co -rec volleyball for men and women 55 stopped breathing, started choking, or had a possible heart years and older is being offered. All skill levels are welcome! attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, This is not stiff competition, but an opportunity for an children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community enjoyable night of volleyball. Games will be played on the CPR Course, Registration Fee $25.00/2 Sessions. Includes hour from 6 -9 p.m, on a rotation basis. Get together with instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours, some friends and register as a team, or individuals may # Day Begins Time Location register and we'll help organize teams. Please call by March 42 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. CC 15 to express an interest. For more information call Joe, E61 -5448. "Volleyball 55 +" will play Wednesdays. The cost is $10.00 per person. Don't miss out on the fun! THE SINGLES PLACE The Singles Place has many social and educational 1✓ opportunities planned for single adults this spring. Two �— special event highlights will be offered: "Understanding Our 0 � ° Differences" with Sara McCormack, M.S., April 4 and "Adult �• ;; :� Children from Alcoholic and other Dysfunctional Families" with John Friel, Ph. D., May 1. A divorce information seminar will be held on May 23. Classes include Golf, Thoroughbred Handicapping, Merging Families, I'm Right- You're Wrong.. 55 ALIVE /MATURE DRIVING . So You Change! What Makes Happy Family, Weight Loss 55 Alive /Mature Driving is an innovative, classroom driver Through Self- hypnosis, and Intimacy: The Ties that Bind. training program designed to help persons 55 and older On going activities are ballroom dance on Tuesdays (7 p.m. improve their driving skills. Developed by the American beginners, 8 :30 p.m. advanced), Perspectives single Association of Retired Persons, the course covers the effects women's self - esteem /self -help support group on of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, Wednesdays at 7 p.m., WE CARE self -help support group on license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Speakeasy small group discussion conditions, energy saving, and accident prevention on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. For more information or a free measures. The registration fee of $7.00 per person covers the brochure, call 535 -1790, extension 205. The Singles Place, a cost of course materials and instruction is provided free. The program offered by Community Education and Facilities, instruction is provided by trained volunteer instructors. Your Independent School District 281, is located at 4139 Regent check or money order should be made out to AARP, (cash Ave. N., Robbinsdale. cannot be accepted). Advanced registration is required, no walk -ins the day of class. This two session course should be viewed as an education seminar which has no / connection to your driving record and does not involve any driving or testing. You will learn the basic accident avoidance skills while meeting insurance discount requirements. Registration Fee $7.00/2 Sessions. Classes 4 hours. Instructor Wilson /luby. # Day Begins Time Location I 43 TH & F April 20 12:30 p.m. CC ii b SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP LOVE TO DANCE? A little "show biz" still in your blood? If you MINI - 500 TOURNAMENT are 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! We Minimum age 18 - No pre -sign up, just bring a partner. Cost perform dance numbers to broadway hits and nostalgic favorites. The group welcomes new members. So dance for $2.50 per person, includes coffee. Minnesota state law fun, for fitness and do a good deed too! How about it? Call Prohibits gambling and all players agree to abide by the for information, 561 -5448, ext. 170. Scholarships available rulescfthetournament .TournamentsarerunbySeniorAdult and discounts for couples. Registration Fee $13.50/ 10 volunteers on Saturday, March 25 and April 22, 12:30 -3:30 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson. p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 # Day Begins. Time Location Shingle Creek Parkway. Park and enter on the lower level, 44 Tues. April 4 4:30 p.m. CC in case of inclement weather, call 561-5448. 9 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. SENIOR HAPPENINGS SWIMMING POOL Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $17.00 for tell activities going on at the clubs, in the community and 3 months. Application may be made at the community outings offered. Call for yours today) center desk. Non - residents and resident seniors not interested in membership may swim for $1.75 per time single admission. GIFT TRUNK A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. MINI -500 TOURNAMENT Memberships is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more See Adult Activities for information. information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Selected items are on display and are available for purchase at the Brooklyn Center Community Center "BRIDGE FOR FUN" throughout the year. The Gift Trunk will also be open during Join other bridge players who get together for a friendly spring registration on March 11 from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. afternoon of bridge. We will play the third Thursday of each month from 12:30 -3:30 p.m. Please note: New participants must make a reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for TRANSPORTATION reservations and /or questions. Activities held at Earle brown Commons Apartments, 6100 Summit Dr. No. Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city sponsored activities, grocery shopping, and major shopping excursions from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. A donation of $1.00 round trip is asked; 55 ALIVE MATURE DRIVING however, those unable to make a donation will not be See Adult Activities for information. turned away. For information about the Five Cities Transportation program, call Rita DeBruyn 537 -4534 ext. 33. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE SOCIAL CLUBS See Adult Activities for information. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. Transportation to both locations is available through Five Cities Transportation FITNESS & FUN FOR 55+ program from the Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. See Adult Activities for information. See Transportation. Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesday throughout the year from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center TAX -AIDE Community Center, Brooklyn Twins Club - meets the 1st & 3rd Friday of each Volunteers will help low income seniors with their 1988 tax month, September - June at Earle Brown School, 59th & returns. Bring your last income tax return and 1988 tax Humboldt North. materials including renter's or property tax refund. For rent or property tax credit you need to know total Social Security received in 1988. This will be on a SSA or RRB 1099. No appointments, first come basis, through April 13 at the SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS Brookdale Area Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Mon. & Thurs. 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Help will also be done at CEAP, American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 7231 Brooklyn Blvd, by appointment only. Call 566 -9600 for 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you your appointment through April 11. The TAX -AIDE program have already learned, experience new skills or just start right is offered at other locations, call the IRS. This federally from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super sponsored program is provided by AARP, NRTA & RSVP. Chickens." Registration Fee $26.50/ 10 Lessons. Classes some There is NO charge. days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents $13.25/10 Lessons. 10 SENIOR ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS 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 productions, horse racing and other popular events. If you are interested in such outings and meeting new friends from the surrounding area, join us. Deadline dates listed are on a space permitting basis only. Refunds given only if trip is cancelled or a substitute can be found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Center Community Center. On extended trips, refund policies are very liberal. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170 April 11 - LITTLE SIX BINGO TRIP - Come join the fun Aug. 6 & 7 PIPESTONE /SONG OF HIAWATHA for an afternoon of bingo. Cost $14.00 PAGAENT - The highlight of this trip, is the per person includes 2 sessions of bingo, world famous Song of Hiawatha dauber, escort and transportation. April Pageant presented in the natural am- 11 registration deadline, space permit- phitheater which seats thousands of ting. Approximate time: 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 people. Other tour highlights include: the p.m. Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pipestone His - April 18 - GASTHOF ZUR GEMUTLICHKEIT - Due to torical Museums, the Pipestone Monu- the popularity of this trip, we are offering ment and the Indian Cultural Center. it again. "Gem utlichkeit" translated Join us on this special summer get -away. means socialibility, cozy, comfortable- Cost per person $120 double, triple and ness" and this is the feeling at this authen- single accomodations offered, A $50 tic German restaurant. After an authen- deposit due June 1, space permitting. tic meal, you will be treated to special Deposits after this date on availability German entertainment. Cost per person, basis, $14.50, includes dinner, entertainment Sept. 26 - Oct. 1 - OZARKS IN THE FALL - Join us on this fun - and transportation. March 31, registra- filled trip to Ozark country. Explore the tion deadline, space permitting. Ap- million - year -old Fantastic Caverns, proximate time: 10:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. delight in the Presley's Mountain Music May 14 -18 - HOLLAND TULIP FESTIVAL - Every year, Concert, and discover Mark Twain's Holland, Michigan celebrates their world of Hannibal, Missouri. Also visit Silver Dutch heritage and the blooming of Dollar City and Eureka Springs. These are milions of tulips with parades, music just a few highlights of this popular tour. shows, street scrubbing, over 1400 cos- Cost per person $439 double, triple and tumed Klompen Dancers and eight miles single accomodations offered. A $100 of tulip lanes. Cost $385 per person deposit due byJuly26, space permitting. double occupancy, triple and single Deposits after this date on an ovailablity available. Join us for this spectacular basis. spring trip you'll never forget. A $50 Dec. 1 - 8 . HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA HOLIDAY deposit per person due by March 3, TOUR - This special motorcoach holiday space permitting. Deposits after this date tour has been designed especially for on an availability basis. our Community Tripster friends, Sight May 18 - CANTERBURY DOWNS RACE TRACK - It's seeing attractions include: Sears Tower, off and racing into the fifth season! Bus Hershey Park, Chocolate World, departs approximately 2 p.m. and Christmas -Theme Theater performance, returns 9 p.m. Cost $7.00 per person in- Victorian Mansion Tour, Carriage Tour cludes bus transportation, reserved in- and Clock Dinner Theater. Cost per per - door seating, program and escort. April son $775 Double, triple, quad and single ` 14 registration deadline, space permit- available. A deposit of $100 is due in Oc- ting. tober. Space does not allow the complete and exciting details of these trips. If you are interested in a particular trip, please call 561 - 5448 and we will send a trip brochure to you. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING T.A.P. Free screening is done at the following areas: Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY CENTER - 6301 Shingle handicapped who live alone, The program has helped Creek Parkway. Last Wednesday of each month, 11:00 several persons with immediate needs, in some cases a.m. -noon. ernergency situations. If you are interested in the program CEAP - 7231 Brooklyn Boulevard, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. -noon. for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 566 -0157. We really care about our participants Sponsored by the WEST FIRE STATION - 6250 Brooklyn Blvd. Monday- Friday, Brooklyn Center Police Department. 8:00 -10:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 11 Children's Activities BEGINNING BATON WIGGLES AND GIGGLES Participants will be taught the fundamentals of baton An exercise program for parent and child ages 2 1/2 - 5. twirling, Skills such as holding the baton, wrist twirls, figure Some exercise, a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all eights, two - handed spins, basic throws and beginning wiggling and giggling and lots of fun for everyone! Wear marching will be included. (Participants may have the play clothes and a smile. Registration Fee $10.00/8 Weeks. opportunity to march in the Earle Brown Days Parade, June Classes 45 min. Instructor Kim White. 22.) There will be 45 minutes of instruction followed by 15 # Day Begins Time Location minutes of practice. For students with little or no baton 54 Wed. March 29 6:05 p.m. Willow Lane instruction. For grades 1 -6. Balanced baton may be purchased for $4.75from instructor. Please indicate so when WINNIE THE POOH FESTIVAL- NEW registering. Registration Fee $13.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 Kindergarten boys and girls are invited to enter the world of hour. Instructor Mary Engelmeyer, Pooh Bear and his friends. Join in creative snack making, # Day Begins Time Location Pooh Bear crafts and Pooh Bear games, Registration Fee 45 Tues. April 4 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane $3,75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Sandy More. TUMBLING FOR BOYS # Day Date Time Location 55 Wed. March 29 9:00 a.m. CC A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students 56 Wed. March 29 Noon CC will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, headstands and cartwheels. For grades 1 -6. Registration YOUNG WIZARDS - NEW Fee $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Susan Kosak. Using simple household items we will have fun playing with # Day Begins Time Location science. Hidden in your cupboards at home are hundreds 46 Sat. April 1 9:00 a.m. NVJH of puzzles, tricks and games. Join the fun as we experiment BEGINNING TUMBLING -GIRLS with everyday items. For kindergarten boys and girls ages 5 & 6 years old. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, # Day Date Time Location cartwheels, walkovers and headstands. Girls new to our 57 Wed, April 12 9:00 a.m. CC program must register for and pass this class before taking 58 Wed, April 12 Noon CC the more advanced class. For grades K -6. Classes 1 hour. Instructors Bobbi Murrill #'s 47, 48, 50, 51, Susan Kosak # 49. FANTASTIC FOOD FUN - NEW CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $12.50/8 WEEKS - 1 HOUR Kindergarten children will learn new ways of using food for # Day Begins Time location art and eating. Edible art is fun to make and great to eat. 47 Mon. March 27 3:15 p.m. Garden City Join me in making dinosaur eggs and eating them too! Mm! 48 Tues. March 28 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake Mm! Mm!. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. 49 Sat. April 1 12:10 p.m. NVJH Instructor Sandy More. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $12.00/8 WEEKS - 55 MIN. # Day Date Time Location 50 Wed. March 29 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 59 Wed. April 26 9:00 a.m. CC 51 Wed. March 29 4:35 p.m. Earle Brown 60 Wed. April 26 Noon CC ADVANCED TUMBLING - GIRLS PETER COTTONTAIL'S PAL Students must have passed beginning tumbling. Girls will Join us as we hop down the bunny trail, Along the way we'll have the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed find lots of Eastertime fun. For pre- kindergarten ages 3 1/2 - and dive cartwheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee 5 years old. Registration Fee $3,75/1 Sessions. Class 2 hours. $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Susan Kosak. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. # Day Begins Time location # Day Date Time Location ' 52 Sat. April 1 9:50 a.m. NVJH 61 Sat. March 18 1:00 P.M. CC BEGINNING APPARATUS - GIRLS Students must have passed beginning tumbling in order to register for this class. Skills, such as mounts, turns and stunts, 1 will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven arallel bars and vaulting horse. For MAY - DAZE P 9 grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes Let's celebrate spring! With our imagination in full "bloom" 1 hour. Instructor Susan Kosak, we'll create beautiful May Day crafts. Children will also learn # Day Begins Time Location some of the traditions of this springtime festival. 53 Sat, April 1 11:00 a,m. NVJH Pre - kindergarten ages 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. # Day Date Time Location 62 Mon. May 1 12:30 p.m. CC 12 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED MAKINGS FOR MOM - NEW SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN Boys and girls! Come and join us as we create beautiful The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will cards and gifts to give your mom on Mother's Day. We'll offer a variety of summer activities. Offerings include even make something for her sweet toothl For gymnastic camp, tennis lessons, cheerleading camp, pre- kindergarten ages 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Registration Fee Drop -in Centers, arts & crafts, soccer, softball, pom pom girls $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. and mere. Special events will also be offered. Don't miss the # Day Date Time Location summer program brochure and school flyers being 63 Wed. May 10 9:00 a.m. CC distributed the beginning of May or call 561 -5448. 64 Wed. May 10 Noon CC AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM SUMMER DAY CAMP Day Camp is designed to offer campers (grades 1 -6) a The after school program enables students to explore fields structured program with a group their own age. Campers outside the regular school curriculum and will be held im- will participate in cam cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, mediately after school. These programs are designed to ac- rock projects, games and songs. Children will be under the quaint elementary students with a new skill, or to enjoy a supervision of the 1985 summer recreation staff. A naturalist new activity. Although these programs are scheduled at specific schools, you can register for classes outside your and an arts & crafts instructor will conduct special programs. home school. However, school district policies will not allow Day camp will be held the week following the Drop -in children to leave school early to participate in an after Centers at our very own Palmer Lake Nature Area. Watch school class. for specific details in the summer brochure. If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an instructor for a class, please contact the parks and r,W. recreation department 561 -5448 or your Elementary School Building Coordinator. 1 Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 -0270 Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 L Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 Doug Anderson Fair Oaks 533 -2246 7 J Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 C� Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533 -1645^ Ken Gulbraa Willow Lane 561 -9272 ` CROCHETING FOR KIDS - Beginning crochet instruction for grades 4 6. Third graders BAMBI - MARCH 23 - accepted with consent of instructor. Being a G or H metal Disney's classic, Bambi is coming to the Brooklyn Center crochet hook and practice yarn to the first class. Community Center on Thursday, March 23. The movie will Registration fee $7.75/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor be shown at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. (approximate running time Esther Hyland. 1 1/2 hours). After the movie, stay for a swim. Admission fee # Day Begins Time Location for all ages is $1.75 - includes movie and swim (must attend 65 Wed. April 5 3:20 p.m. Evergreen movie to receive special rate). Memberships do not apply. 66 Thurs. April 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. JOB OPENINGS NOTICE The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is The parks and recreation department does not provide now taking applications for the following positions: Drop -in accident insurance for participants in any of its Center leaders, puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, programs. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury preschool and special interest and hobby instructors from their involvement in programs or activities outlined (woodwork, rocketry, gymnastics, etc.) and aerobics. The in this brochure. minimum age for employment is 16 years. For more information about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. MINNESOTA TWINS VS BALTIMORE ORIOLES DANCE PROGRAM Take Ne Out To The Ballgame! Join us at the Metrodome Classes continue from winter session. Children will have an when the Minnesota Twins play the Baltimore Orioles. Bus opportunity to participate in a spring demonstration. No pick ups begin at 10:15 a. m. at the community center and new students accepted. New classes including Tiny Tot Tap Evergreen, Willow Lane and Grandview Parks. Returns and Ballet, Creative Dance and Jazz and others may be appro�imatelyl 1/ 2 hours after game. Registration fee $6.00 offered this summer. includes ticke`f, trans;>orlation, and chaperones. Please send extra money for lunch. Deadline to register is June 29 SOCCER LEAGUE �_ ,= tfiir For grades 1 -6. (Grade entering fall 1989.) See Outdoor Activities for details. # Day Date Time Location 67 Thurs. July' 1 7 10:15 a.m. Metrodome 13 Outdoor Activities ADULT TENNIS LESSONS Beginning and intermediate instruction for adults. Basic 1;z ground strokes, serves, etiquette and volley techniques will be taught. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER Beginning #'s 68, 69. Intermediate # 70. Registration Fee $14.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor John Flanigan. For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third # Day Begins Time Location grade. This instructional program is designed for children to 68 M & W April 17 7:00 p.m. BCHS have FUN while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Some 69 T & TH May 9 6:30 p.m. Central Park interpark scrimmages will be played. The program meets 70 W & M May 10 6:50 p.m. BCHS twice a week for one hour at various parks in Brooklyn TEEN TENNIS LESSONS Center. Information including fee, will be in summer brochure. Instruction for students in 7th grade and up. Students will learn basic ground strokes, serves and volley techniques. BROOKLYN CENTER SUMMER SOCCER Bring your own racquet; balls are furnished. Classes meet Get a kick out of soccer this summer in a program everyone twice a week for 3 weeks. In case of rain, meet at park can enjoy. This league is for beginning and intermediate shelter building. Registration Fee $14.50/6 Sessions. Classes players and emphasis will be on participation and enjoy- s hour. Instructor John Flanigan. ment of the game. Basic skills will be taught and stressed. # Day Begins Time Location League play will begin in mid -June and run through early 71 M & W April 17 5:50 P.M. BCHS August. MOST GAMES ARE PLAYED AT THE SOCCER COMPLEX 72 T & TH May 9 5:20 p.m. Central Park AT 69th and DUPONT. Volunteers are needed approximate - 73 W & M May 10 5:50 p.m. BCHS ly three hours a week for coaching. Referees with game ex- perience are also needed and will be paid. Interested coaches and referees, call Dave, 420 -6393. Registration Fee ;3 $23.00, includes soccer shirt. ALL STUDENTS GOING INTO: 3rd -4th Grade Beginners 5th -6th Grade Intermediate 7th -8th -9th Grade Juniors 10th -11th -12th Grade High School KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS 18 or older Adult Coed Club Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Students will learn forehand, backhand, serving, court rules, OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL etiquette and scoring. Bring your own racquet; balls are The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will furnished. In case of rain, meet at park shelter building. again be offering the popular adult summer volleyball Registration Fee $14.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Classes league program. If you are interested in forming a team and meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Instructor John Flanigan. participating in our league, call 561 -5448 for more # Day Begins Time Location information. 74 M & W April 17 3:30 p.m. Evergreen 75 M & W April 17 4:30 p.m. Evergreen GOLF LESSONS 76 T & TH May 9 4:00 p.m. Willow Lane Indoor instruction for youth (7th grade and up) and adults. 77 W & M May 10 3:20 p.m. West Palmer 78 W & M May 10 4:35 p.m. Kylawn Participants must furnish their own clubs. Bring a 7 iron to the first class. Balls and mats furnished for classroom instruction. TENNIS CLASS LOCATIONS Each class limited to 6 golfers, minimum 4. Participants will Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N. receive a complimentary pass for a round of golf at Centerbrook Par 3 Golf Course, for the 1989 season. Classes Kylawn Park Courts, 61 st & Kyle Ave. N. 1 hour. Registration Fee $25.00/5 Sessions. Instructor PGA West Palmer Park Courts, 70th & Palmer Lake Drive GOLF PRO. Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N. # Day Begins Time Location Central Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (located behind A Tues. March 28 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter the community center) B Tues, March 28 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter BCHS, Brooklyn Center High School, 65th & Humboldt C Thurs. March 30 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter D Thurs. March 30 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB E Tues. May 2 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter F Tues. May 2 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play G Thurs. May 4 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter for men and women. Summer activities include team tennis, H Thurs. May 4 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter ladder play and tournaments. A good opportunity to Registration for lessons begins Saturday, March 18 at become acquainted with other tennis players in your CENTERBROOK CLUBHOUSE - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. neighborhood at a minimal cost. For more information For more information or question call Kurt Johnson, at 561 - contact Dr. Brian (Bud) Mum, 537 -0027. 3239. 14 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE "KIDS" INTRO TO SOFTBALL There will be a 7 -9th grade girl's slow pitch league again this For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third summer. Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn Park play in the league. grade. "Kids" Intro is an instructional program designed for children to have FUN while LEARNING good There will be a 10 -12th grade girl's slow pitch league with sportsmanship, team work and the fundamentals of teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale, Plymouth, softball. Most children enroll in "Kids" Intro to Softball for at Brooklyn Park, Minnetonka and Fridley. least two seasons. The program meets twice a week for Grades are as of May 1, 1989, The deadline for sign up for one hour at various parks in Brooklyn Center. both leagues is May 1. The registration fee of $27.00 per player includes a shirt. • YOUTH SOFTBALL. - NEW El For youth in grades 4 -6 as of fall 1989. This option is for players with less softball experience who are looking for a program with emphasis on mastering the skills of throwing, hitting and fielding. The majority of the time will be spent playing softball games ending with league games. The program will begin practice two days a week in June and run for five weeks. BOY'S SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE An organized, recreational boy's slow pitch softball league will be offered this summer in cooperation with other YOUTH SOFTBALL. LEAGUE Northwest suburban park & recreation departments. Form For youth in grades 4 -6 as of fall 1989 and for players in your own team or call 561 -5448, to be placed on a team. 3rd grade who have previously participated in "Kids" Practice begins in early June. The registration fee is $20.00 per person which includes a shirt. Register by May 15. Introduction to Softball for a minimum of two years. This Division 1: Boys, ages 13 -15 as of August 1, 1989 league is for more experienced players who have Division 2: Boys, ages 16 -18 as of August 1, 1989 mastered the basic skills of throwing and hitting, The instructional portion will cover advanced softball YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION techniques such as pitching, sliding and team strategy. The majority of the time will be spent playing softball Little League and Babe Ruth registration will be held games ending with league games. No tryouts, everyone Saturday, March 11 & 18, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. at the community will play. The league will begin practice two days a week center. For further information, call American Little League in June and run for five weeks. - Les Thurs, 561 -5853. National Little League - Tom Shinnick, 560 -0273 and Babe Ruth - Mike Strietz, 560 -2509, MINNESOTA TWINS CLINIC JR. HIGH FASTPITCH SOFTBALL The Minnesota Twins will be conducting a baseball clinic for This program is designed to give players the opportunity 6 -18 year old boys and girls on Friday, May 12 at 4:00 p.m, in Fridley. The clinic is at Commons Park, 555 61st Ave. NE, to learn and practice the skills of fastpitch softball. Skills and will run 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Participants should bring their to be covered include bunting, hitting, base running, gloves and shoes; the Twins provide the rest, There is no sliding, throwing mechanics and defensive skills. The charge and coaches are welcome to attend. program begins the week of June 19 and runs for five weeks. Players meet two hours a day, twice a week. REGISTRATION INFORMATION INCLUDING FEES, STARTING DATES, AND TIMES WILL BE IN THE SUMMER BROCHURE 1 WITH REGISTRATION BEGINNING IN EARLY MAY. SCOREKEEPERS WANTED MINNESOTA TWINS VS. BALTIMORE ORIOLES Scorekeepers needed for adult softball leagues which play See Childrens Activities for information. week nights and weekends. For more information, call Joe at 561 -5448, 15 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUED EXERCISE FACILITIES/ PROGRAMS DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA • Heatthbeat -An outdoor one mile exercise course, com- Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th bining a complete physical fitness program with outdoor and Xerxes. Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature fun for the whole family. The course begins and ends at area has both paved and wood chip trails, observation the north end of Central Park, convenient for individuals areas and ponds. The unique, natural characteristics interested in using the facilities at the community center, provide a habitat for many types of plant, animal and Each station in the course provides three different levels of exercise. aquatic life forms. • Shingle Creek Trailway - Separate trails for bikers and Special programs are scheduled this spring. Watch for flyers hikers. A pleasant three mile walk or bicycle ride paral- distributed through the elementary schools. leling Shingle Creek and accessible from the community center. The trail presently connects from Palmer Lake Nature Area to Lions Park and with the Minneapolis sys- tem. Special Activities ADAPTED RECREATION The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of \ / the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden / Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West Hennepin Community Center. \ West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area. Services include co information and referral, advocacy, counseling. Programs include social /recreational clubs and education programs. An integration specialist is on staff to assist parents, Teen Bowling League - Meet new friends at our professionals and individuals who are interested in popular bowling league on Monday afternoons. For teens participating in "non- adapted" parks and recreation with developmental disabilities ages 12 -17 years old, The programs, Call 933 -9105 for information and registering league meets at New Hope Bowl, 7107 42nd Ave. N., April procedures. 3 - June 5. $17.00 league fee and $2.00 for each Monday bowled. Bowling League - Join in on a league every Saturday morning, For adults 18 years and older with developmental ^ o .� disabilities, who want to improve their techniques, show off their skills, meet new friends and just have fun. Starts April 1 June 3, 10:00 a.m. - Noon at Doyles, 5000 W. Broadway, • Crystal. $15.00 league fee, also $2.00 for each Saturday I bowled. Friday Night Social - A social recreational group for Saturday Sunshine Kids - A social/ recreational adults with developmental disabilities. The group meets program designed for children with developmental every Friday for new games, movies, field trips, plays, disabilities, ages 5 -11 years old, Activities include: arts /crafts, speakers and community experiences at Northport School cooking, music and sports. Sunshine Kids will meet at in Brooklyn Center, March 31 - June 2, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Fee Zanewood Community Center, 7200 Zane Ave. N., April 1 - $18.00. June 3, Advanced registration fee, $30.00. Teen Action - This exciting social and recreation Youth Connection - A program designed to promote program is for teens with developmental disabilities, 12 -17 recreation activities for teens with developmental years old. The group will focus on improving their leisure skills disabilities, 12 -17 years old. The program will enhance through field trips and community experiences. Teen Action socialization skills of teens through activities such as meets every other week at various locations. Teens must be organized games, drama, singing, creative art and outdoor able to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 participants. The club activities. Begins Thursday, April 6 - June 1, 3:30 -5:30 p.m, at fee is $10.00 plus any cost for field trips and food. Call for Fair School, 3915 Adair Ave., Crystal. Advanced registration your schedule of events. Teen Action will meet every other fee, $30.00. week at various locations , .. Join Us! 16 Special Activities Continued BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES HOLIDAY BAZAAR The Harmonettes are women over high school age who The 18th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November enjoy music. Performances are given throughout the metro 4 at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a area with an annual spring finale show. The show is craftor and would like information on how to participate, developed each year with new songs, costumes and call the parks and recreation department the first week in choreographed dances accompanied by a four piece May, Tables are distributed through the lottery system. Rules band. There is a nominal registration fee. The group is co- and information will be mailed to you with the registration sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and form. Each craffor must have a valid seller's sales tax permit Recreation Departments. For more information call (unless selling only non - taxable items- clothes) to be eligible 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7:30 p.m. at Brooklyn for the draw. Junior High School. Ne members are welcome Director Colleen Devine, COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY The gallery located in the Brooklyn Center Community _ W& Center is available for photography or mixed media shows _- - at various times throughout the year. There is no charge for the exhibit space. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for further information. 7. J Gallery Shows ' Hennepin Artists Spring Show - April 3 -28 P P 9 P Youth Art Month - March SPRING MUSIC SHOW - MAY 5 & 6 Monroe Elementary - K -6 "Yesterday Once More" is the theme for the annual spring Instructor Doug Rice show featuring the Brooklyn Community Harmonettes and the Brooklyn Community Children's Chorus. The show will be held on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in the GIFT CERTIFICATES auditorium at Park Center High School. They will perform a variety of styles including jazz, broadway show tunes and Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or popular songs. Tickets will be on sale at the community aftershave for birthday and special occasion gifts, or center beginning April 1 or can be purchased from the cannot think of something original, get a parks and Harmonettes and children's chorus members. Tickets will recreation gift certificate. Gift certificates are available in also be sold at the door. Admission is $3.50 for adults and any monetary value and can be used toward classes, trips, $2.50 for children under 12 and senior adults (62 and over). special events, swimming and merchandise. Certificates Tickets will cost 50 cents more at the door. are available during office hours in the parks and recreation department at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. For more information, call 561 -5448. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post high school age men and women. Practice BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB is Monday nights at North View Jr. High. New members are The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m. the welcome. For more information call the parks and second Tues, of every month through May in Constit--tion recreation department at 561 -5448. Director Paul Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Membership Schierenbeck. is open to any woman over the age of 21, Dues are $5.00. The purpose of the club is to promote social, cultural and civic activities for area women. A variety of programs are presented each month, followed by refreshments and a THE HOUSE socialtime. On Mar. l4 , the speaker isfrom Courage Center. The House is a drop -in program that provides social & April 11, features a special program with the Chautaugua recreation opportunities for adults with mental health Traveling Players, May 9 is the annual spring luncheon with problems. If you would like to get involved, it's easy, contact the social at noon. The spring trip schedule begins on March Mary, the program director at 560 -4412. There is an 28 to LOSeur for a tour of the W.W. Mayo House with lunch answering machine if you can not reach her directly. the at The Shakopee House. On April 27 we see "Cow Girls" at drop -in is a volunteer program, you can come to one the Great North Ame History Theater in St. Paul with activity a month or all of the activities, it is up to you! lunch at Filbert's. On May 23 the trip will be to Duluth, lunch at Grandma's and a I'.arbor cruise. 17 Special Activities Continued EARLE BROWN DAYS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK Those little meetings, after work get togethers and Entertainment In The Park returns for the fourth exciting volunteer brain storming sessions have already started. season beginning June 13. Mark your calendar now. Details Those involved are in the process of planning the 1989 will be available in the summer brochure. Earle Brown Days festival. 1989 Schedule You too can be part of all the excitement that planning the festival involves. If you're a dedicated individual, June 13 Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble have new ideas and some time to volunteer to be a part June 20 The Rockin' Hollywoods of this exciting event, we can use your help. June 27 Swinging Ambassadors Volunteers are needed to help with the parade, junior July 4 No Concert royalty, and new events. Call Sue at 561 -5448. July 11 Roseville Community Band and Brooklyn Community Band EARLE BROWN DAYS -June 21 - 25 July 18 Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse The Flyers Earle Brown Days is back and it's bigger and better than July 25 Minneapolis Pops Orchestra ever. August 1 Barbary Coast Banjo Brass Some of the events to be held include: August 8 Medicine Show Music Company June 21 Ice Cream Social - Brookdale August 15 Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery August 22 Dick Macko Band June 22 -25 Carnival - community center parking lot August 29 Stoney Lonesome June 22 Parade 69th to 59th & Dupont June 24 Kids Fishing Contest - Shingle Creek Golf Tournament - Centerbrook BROOKDALE - HENNEPIN AREA LIBRARY June 25 Car Show - To be announced 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway - 566 -2034 Junior Royalty - community center Sunday In Central Park - Central Park HOURS 5:15 p.m. - Teddy Bear Band Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. - Brass Tracks Friday - Saturday 10:00 a.m • - 5:00 p.m. 8:45 p.m. - Brooklyn Community Band Sunday (Through - April) Noon - 5:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. - Fireworks Spectacular Detailed schedule of activities will be in the summer PROGRAMS brochure. Tuesday, April 25, 2:30 -4:30 p.m. Friends of the Brookdale Library Book Discussion group: "Is the Quality of Education SUMMER TEEN ACTIVITIES Declining ?" Public invited to participate. Call 566 -8300 for booklist. Nothing to do this summer? The parks and recreation department will offer many fun activities for junior and senior high teens. Girls Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 Summer Soccer Physical Fitness Class - grades 9 -12 Aerobic Exercise Classes:`' >•`.> Modeling Tennis Lessons MATERIALS AND SERVICE Watch for flyers coming in May or call 561 -5448. Why not check out a foreign language magazine and prac- FRIENDLY VISITOR VOLUNTEERS WANTED tice your German, French or Spanish. You can read about current affairs in Der Spiegel L'Express or Geomundo Senior Community Services, an agency serving senior The Friends of the Brookdale Library have purchased a PC adults, is currently seeking persons to visit older adults in the Transporter (PCT) system for the library's Apple Ilgs Brooklyn Center area. These older adults are homebound microcomputer. PCT allows the Ilgs to mimic an IBM PC- and may be lonely, depressed, or isolated. Some of them compatible thus enabling patrons to use IBM - compatible are experiencing loss or change in their lives which can be software on the llgs. With PCT running, the computer is con - very difficult to handle alone. If you enjoy listening, talking, figured as follows: giving encouragement, and becoming a friend, this IBM PC XT- compatible computer, 640K memory program could be just for you. A few hours of your time a one 360K disk drive (Apple 3 1 /2' drive also available) month can be a wonderful inspiration to someone who color monitor (CGA) needs a link with the outside world. If you would be willing IBM Graphics Printer emulated by an Imagewriter II to give this type of support to someone in the Brooklyn mouse Center area, please call Bonnie Webb at Senior Community The computer may be reserved up to 3 days ahead, for one Services at 933 -9311. hour, by calling the Brookdale Media Desk, 566 -3094. 18 Centerbrook 1301f COUrse 9 Hole Par 3 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 561 -3239 CITY OF BROOKLYN CENTER 1989 GOLF LEAGUES MEN'S LEAGUE Who: All men 18 years of age and older. What: Organized golf play using MGA handicap system and special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times beginning at 4:00 p.m., Thursdays for 14 weeks, May 4 - August 3. Fee: $12.00 plus weekly green fees. MORNING WOMEN'S LEAGUE Who: All women 18 years of age and older. What: Organized golf play using handicaps with special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times starting at 7 :00 a.m., Thursdays for 14 weeks, May 4 - August 3. Fee: $12.00 plus weekly green fees. EVENING WOMEN'S LEAGUE Who: All women 18 years of age and older. What: Organized golf play using handicaps with special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times beginning at 4:00 p.m., Mondays for 14 weeks, May 1 - August 14. Fee: $12,00 plus weekly green fees. SENIOR LEAGUE Who: Men or women 60 years of age or older. What: Organized golf play using handicaps with special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times starting at 7:00 a,m., Tuesdays for 20 weeks, May 2 - September 12. Fee: $10.00 plus weekly green fees. YOUTH LEAGUE Who: Girls and boys 8 -17 years of age. What: Organized golf play using handicaps with special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times at noon, Wednesdays for 10 weeks, June 14 - August 16. Fee: $6.00 plus weekly green fees. COUPLES LEAGUE Who: Couples What: Organized golf play using handicaps and special weekly events, prizes and seasonal trophies. When: Tee times beginning at 4:30 p.m., Fridays for 14 weeks May 5 - August 4. Fee: $24.00 plus weekly green fee. LEAGUE REGISTRATION BEGINS SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 10:00 A.M. at CENTERBROOK GOLF COURSE. k One person may sign up for the entire foursome with the appropriate league entry fees. ,k The league entry fee must be paid at the time of registration. �t MINI GOLF RANGE During the winter and early spring months, a mini indoor golf range (large nE?t) will be available for anyone interested in keeping their swing in shape. Bring your own clubs, golf balls furnished. Cost: $2.00 per 1/2 hour. Open daily, see spring hours. Reservations on the first come basis. The mini range is located in Lions Park (next to Centerbrook) 55th tic Russell N. CLUBHOUSE & MINI RANGE HOURS MONDAY - FRIDAY 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. SATURDAY 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLUBHOUSE Features kitchen with snack bar; perfect for small meeting or company golf outings. Seating capacity 40 people. No liquor permitted. RATES - MINIMUM 2 HOURS Brooklyn Center civic groups - $10.00 per hour Private, non - Brooklyn Center civic and business groups - $25.00 per hour 19 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 1989. All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (Numbers will be given out one hour before registration). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIMMING LESSONS, PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS Water adjustment and beginning swim lessons for children American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 2 and 3. One parent must accompany the child in the 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you water, preferably the some parent each time. Registration have already learned, experience new skills or just start right Fee $18.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS Chickens." Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. Classes same # Day Begins Time Location days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents 79 Sat. March 25 10:05 a.m. CC $13.25/10 Lessons. 80 Sat. March 25 10:40 a.m. CC 81 Mon. March 27 6:00 p.m. NVJH 82 Tues. March 28 6:00 p.m. CC 83 Tues. March 28 6:35 p.m. CC Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we 84 Wed. March 29 6:00 p.m. NVJH are not responsible. 85 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. CC 86 Thurs. March 30 6:35 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 87 M & W March 27 9:30 a.m. CC ADULT SWIM LESSONS 88 M & W May 1 9:30 a.m. CC Beginner through swimmer level swim instruction for adult PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN SWIM LESSONS and high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes. Registration Fee $26.50/10 American Red Cross Swimming Instruction, beginner Lessons. Classes 40 min. through swimmer. Classes have an average ratio of 5 CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS students/ instructor. Preschool swim lessons for 4 and 5 year # Day Begins Time location olds. Children swim lessons for 6 and older. Parents do not 115 Tues. March 28 7:45 p.m. CC accompany child in the water. Registration Fee $18.00/10 116 Thurs. March 30 7:45 p.m, CC Lessons. Classes 30 min. DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 117 M & W March 27 10:40 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 118 M & W May 1 10:40 a.m. CC 89 Sat. March 25 9:30 a.m. CC 90 Sat. March 25 10:05 a.m. CC ADULT SUPER CHICKEN 91 Sat. March 25 10:40 a.m. CC For those persons, high school age and up who have a real 92 Sat. March 25 11:15 a.m. CC fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear 93 Mon. March 27 6:00 p.m. NVJH and enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. 94 Mon. March 27 6:35 p.m. NVJH Classes same days and times as adult lessons. 95 Mon. March 27 7:10 p.m. NVJH 96 Mon. March 27 7:45 p.m. NVJH ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS 97 Tues. March 28 6:00 p.m. CC 98 Tues. March 28 6:35 p.m. CC Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are 99 Tues. March 28 7:10 p.m. CC physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes have a 100 Tues. March 28 7:45 p.m. CC ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee 101 Wed. March 29 6:00 p.m. NVJH $18.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 102 Wed. March 29 6:35 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time location 103 Wed. March 29 7:10 p.m. NVJH 119 Sat. March 25 9:30 a.m. CC 104 Wed. March 29 7:45 p.m. NVJH 105 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. CC 120 Thurs. March 30 7:45 p.m. CC 106 Thurs. March 30 6:35 p.m. CC PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 107 Thurs. March 30 7:10 p.m. CC 108 Thurs. March 30 7:45 p.m. CC Private swim lessons are available at the community center DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS and North View Jr. High. Privates will be held some days and 109 M & W March 27 9:30 a.m. CC times as child and adult swim lessons. For registration 110 M & W March 27 10:05 a.m. CC information contact Steve, 561 -5448, Registration Fee ill M & W March 27 10:40 a.m. CC $9,00/1 Lesson or $40.00/5 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 112 M & W May 1 9:30 a.m. CC 113 M & W May 1 10:05 a.m. CC 114 M & W May 1 10:40 a.m. CC 20 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED DIVING 1 AND 2 CPR - NEW Beginning springboard lessons for children who are What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker advanced beginner or better swimmers. Diving 2, must have stopped breathing, started choking, or had a possible heart taken Diving 1. Registration Fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, 30 min. children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community DIVING 1 CPR Course. Registration Fee $25.00/2 Sessions. Includes # Day Begins Time Location instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours. 121 Mon. March 27 7:45 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 122 Tues, March 28 7:45 p.m. CC 42 Thurs. March 30 6:00 p.m. CC DIVING 2 123 Thurs. March 30 7:45 p.m. CC OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING - NEW This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving and who are comfortable in water. Each person must Do you like dancing and music, are you an advanced provide his own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. beginner swimmer or better? Combine all three in beginning Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 1/2 hours in synchronized swimming! Learn basic stunts and formations length and will meet once a week for 4 weeks. Open water in the water and develop routines set to music. Registration dives are a requirement of this class at an additional fee of fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. approximately $99.00 which includes a textbook. On # Day Begins Time Location completion of the course an internationally recognized 124 Thurs. March 30 7:45 p.m. CC certificate card will be awarded. Registration Fee $100.0014 Sessions. Classes 4 1/2 hours. NOTICE # Day Begins Time Location The parks and recreation department does not provide 127 Sun. April 2 3:30 p.m. CC accident insurance for participants in any of its programs. 128 Sun. April 30 3:30 p.m. CC Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM involvement in programs or activities outlined in this brochure. Begins Thursday, March 30, 7:30 -9:00 p.m. Cost 75 cents per person. BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL A Red Cross course for person ages 1 1 and older. Skills in self rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught. The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must 69th and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at attend every class. Absences will not be made up. various limes during the week. Reservations are requested Registration Fee $28.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 hour. a minimum of two weeks in advance. Call Steve at 561-5448 # Day Begins Time Location for further information. Costs Pool $25.00 /per hour. Gym 125 Sat. March 25 9:30 a.m. CC $15.00 /per hour. COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL The community center pool is available for rental by your group or party at various times during the week. Call Steve at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost $49.00 /per hour. BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB All boys and girls 6 through college age are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swim Club, for competitive swimming, sponsored by the Brooklyn LIFEGUARD TRAINING - NEW Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation A Red Cross course for persons 15 and older. Students must Departments. The swim club offers a wide range of be able to swim underwater, surface dive, tread water and programs for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive swim 500 continuous yards, 50 yards of crawlstroke, swimming. For further information call 561 -5448. A free two breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke. The 8 week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who hour Standard First Aid course and 6 hours of student has never tried competitive swimming. guarding is an additional part of this course. Time will be arranged at the first class. This course is the prerequisite for persons wishing to be lifeguards. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $75.00/10 Sessions and includes instruction, and materials. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. # Day Begins Time Location 126 Wed, April 5 7:00 p.m. NVJH 21 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED CHILDCARE SERVICE SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS The "Play Corner" will be provided for parents attending morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the ( MARCH community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost HOP IN SPLASH - " SATURDAY NIGHT is 75 cents for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" will r LIVE ", March 18, 6 -9 p.m. Hop on in be open Monday- Friday 9:00a.m. to 12:15 p.m. After classes and join us on the bunny trail. Win or swimming, parents are invited to relax in our concession special prizes during our special area before picking up their child. Easter egg hunt! Enjoy all the other CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US c bunny activities too! Saturday Night Live admission rates. * Celebrate your birthday with us. Come ». to the community center on your 6 birthday and with one paid admission •'-,� or more (friend, family, etc.), you get in ✓'� free. For small groups, call ahead and we'll arrange a room for you to have APRIL - -� birthday rthday cake. A great way to get into the swim of things on your birthday. DON'T BE A FOOL - COME TO THE POOL! "SUPER For more information call 561 -5448. SATURDAY," April 1, 1-4 p.m. A fun and April O FITNESS TESTING Foolish afternoon for the Anyone interested in attaining good physical condition, whole family. Swimming, looking, nd most importantly feeli music, and a few 9- p y g good, should Regular Reg . . . . determine their level of fitness. Your exercise program can surprises. . . . . . be started by a body composition test. Discover your admission rates. percentage of body fat and your present fitness level. This is sponsored by Accent on Health and the Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation Department. Registration Fee $7.00. Appointment times will be taken from 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Call 561 -5448. q + # Day Date Location + �/ . SPRING FLING - "SATURDAY 129 Sat. March 11 CC 1` 0 NIGHT LIVE. April 29, 6 -9 p.m. Put on those new SWIM INSTRUCTORS WANTED -- bathing suits and Swim instructors needed for spring and summer sessions. ° _ celebrate the end of U Morning, afternoon and evenings hours available. Must be winter with swimming, at least 16 years old and have passed an Advanced music, games, and prizes. Lifesaving course. For more information, contact Steve at Saturday Night Live 561 -5448. � admission rates. NOONTIME AQUA AEROBICS - NEW Take a break from your work day and join one of the best all around exercise programs. Great music is used and it's a lot of fun! You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet; participants workout in the shallow end of the pool. An invigorating class for both men and women! Registration MAY Fee $4.50/5 Sessions. Classes 30 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. MAY DAZE - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" # Day Begins Time Location AND BBQ, May 20, 6 -9 p.m. Join us 10 Tues. April 4 12:05 p.m. CC for our first BBQ of the season 11 Thurs. April 6 12:05 p.m. CC special rates on all of our goodies! AQUA EXERCISE & Swimming, games, music and AQUA EXERCISE SPECIAL other activities round out your evening. Saturday Night Live See Adult Activities for information. admission rates. *Admission to the Saturday Night Live is $1.50 (17 and under), $2.00 (18 and over). Membership, passes and coupons will not be honored. All persons remaining in the building will be charged an admission fee. 22 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. 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $80.00 $138.00 $228.00 Individual $46.00 $ 75.00 $127.00 SENIOR ADULT RATES 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older - $17.00. 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) $.75 Adults (18 & Over) $1.50 Youth (15 -17) $1.00 Children (6 -14) $.75 5 and under free OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 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 10:30 p.m,) SATURDAY 1:00 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 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only: 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 8:30 to 10:30 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 i:; limited to 18 years and up. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE March 18 - April 29 - May 20 The pool, sauna and exercise room close at 5:30 p.m. Reopen at 6:00 p.m. for Saturday Night Live. 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, 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to relax in our concession area before picking up their child. 23 '_"y B ROO 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY 3 C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 561 -5448 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the parks and recreation office ADVISORY COMMISSION In the community center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11 (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registra- The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of tion is separate - see box below. each month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises Registration made by mail will not be accepted before March 13. the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn No phone registrations. Center. 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, March 11, a person Bud Sorenson, Chairperson - Dave Skeels - Art Mead may sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this Larry Probst - Scott Burnes - Don Peterson - Sarah Robinson Pollock date, you may register for as many as you wish. 3. The parks and recreation office in the community center is open THE BROOKLYN CENTER Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT 4. Where classes are limited, registration will be on a first come -first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share has been paid. The parks and recreation department reserves in the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient num- the end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the ber of people sign up. acceptance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the com- 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the ac- panionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure tivity location. time. 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation an opening exists by paying 50 cents transfer fee. All transfers must Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Public Works be done in person at the community center. Individual classes Joe Ericksen - Program Supervisor mav not be made up. Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor 7. The following refund policy wilt be in effect except where noted Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor in the class description. Requests for refunds must be made at Steve Froehlich - Aquatic Supervisor least 24 hours BEFORE the FIRST class session. There will be a $3.00 Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager service charge, If you find it necessary to cancel after the first REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. class, make your request 24 hours BEFORE the SECOND class. The WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, MARCH 13. class will be prorated plus there will be a $4.00sery,! echo e , 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment Name has already been reached will go on a waiting list. Additional (Last) (First) classes may beformed if there aresufficient requestsond if space and a competent instructor is available. Address 9. Senior adults 62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1/2 the registratin fee. (Zip) 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. For further information call 561 -5448. Class # Time Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat. March 1 1 starting at 9:00 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 8:00 a.m.)