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1988 Edition 60 December INCLUDES THE 1989 WINTER BROOKLYN CENTER ;r PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R a �a- ❑ �11 5 _ 'RAIAR�f 7 11Y4�G'�1 4 t c � k 1 z Registration for Winter Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL Begins January 7 Deliver to homes by December 31 , See back page for information CITY �YYCF OF 3 1 C ROOKLYN I I I I :DECE ER, 1988 ENTER 60 Ne w Refuse, Recycling Program May Start In Late Spring or Summer It was previously reported that written with the expressed intent As the time to implement the the cities of Brooklyn Center, Crys- of making the act of organizing the program gets closer, residents will tal, and New Hope had formed a haulers exempt from the anti -trust receive notices regarding when the joint powers agreement to contract law. refuse and recyclables will be picked for refuse hauling and curb side up; how to prepare the recyclables; pick up of recyclable materials. Due to the lawsuit, it is ex- as well as billing and cost informa- pected that the recycling program tion. The three cities have decided to and the organized hauling will start implement an organized hauling in late spring or late summer. In Should you require additional system in order to collect refuse the meantime, the city is taking all information at this time, please and recyclable materials. The or- of the actions it can to implement contact Brad Hoffman at 561 -5440. ganized hauling system will create the recycling program without vio- districts to be served by one truck lating the restraining order. Charter for refuse and one for recyclables Commission Has with collection on the same day Due to the large numbers of each week. The result of organized people and households affected by Openings hauling is increased efficiency and this program, the City is concerned The Brooklyn Center Charter reduced cost that can be passed with starting one part of the pro- Commission has openings for two along to the residents. gram, and the second phase at a commissioners. Persons interested later date. A great deal of coordina- in applying must be residents of The original schedule for start- tion is necessary to establish routes the City and registered voters, and ing this program was January 2, between the collection of recyclables should contact the City Hall at 561- 1989. However, last June, Brown- and refuse, and to achieve same 5440. ing- Ferris, Inc. (BFI) filed suit against day service. Brooklyn Center, Crystal, New Hope Minutes Available and Minnetonka, and has received If the City proceeds with recy- a restraining order against the cit- cling only, another change in the The Brooklyn Center Charter ies until the case is heard. It is the collection dates and routes would Commission has indicated the contention of BFI that the state be required within a few months. availability of copies of the Charter law, under which the haulers would Hopefully, the city will be able to Commission minutes and agenda be organized, is in violation of the minimize confusion and have a to any interested residents. For state's anti -trust law, although the smooth conversion to the new sys- additional information, please call law allowing organized hauling was tem by doing it only once. the City Hall at 561 -5440. Voters Elect Two New Members To Council Brooklyn Center voters press their opinions or concerns, the City Council meeting's elected Jerry Pedlar and Todd or to voice their problems and agenda, at which time residents Paulson to serve four -year terms complaints, which are relevant may be heard to give informa- on the City Council. The two new to the affairs, policies or prac- tional comments. Please call the council members replace Bill tices of the City of Brooklyn City Hall at 561 -5440 to obtain Hawes and Rich Theis. Other Center are invited and encour- information on the council meet - council members include Mayor aged to contact the Mayor, coun- ing schedule, along with details Dean Nyquist, Gene Lhotka and cil members, the City Manager or on the rules and procedures gov- Celia Scott. City staff. erning the conduct at the Open Residents who wish to ex- An "Open Forum" is part of Forum. 2 Please Observe City Regulations For Safe, Effective Snow Removal As the winter season begins, twice, it is suggested that you wail erty is not allowed in Brooklyn please remember the regulations until the street is plowed out to its Center. which are required for effective and full width. Snowmobiles may be operated safe snow removal in the commu- on private property with the con - nit y. Parking Regulations r . sent of the owner, and on Twin Residents are reminded not to Lake. Snow Plowing Procedures park on streets during the winter Street and sidewalk crews will months, and especially during and A snowmobile may be used , i f operate when there has been a after a snowfall. Vehicles will be Public roadway in an emergency, snowfall of more than 2 1/2 inches, ticketed and towed, if necessary, snow does not allow for safe or or if conditions warrant plowing. when obstructing the clearing of Practical automobile travel. The crews will begin shortly after streets. Safety Tips the storm subsides, with the City No arkin is allowed on an divided into 9 districts, and a street p g y Residents are also reminded plow assigned s each district. street or alley, for more than 4 to warn children not to play in consecutive hours between mid- the snow piles made by the plows. Arterial streets are cleared first, night and 8 a.m., or for more than Plow operators often cannot see then residential streets. The plow 6 consecutive hours at any other children in these banks, and must make several passes on the time. The parking ban is strictly children could be buried in snow streets ... two to clear and two or enforced during the winter or seriously hurt. more to widen the street. Since months. plowing routes are sometimes long, Please remember to clear snow it may be one or two hours be- Please do not pull up close from around fire hydrants in your tween the clearing passes and the behind snow removal equipment, neighborhood. The Fire Depart - widening passes. and stay at least 100 feet behind the ment's ability to find the fire hy- snowplows to allow them to stop as drant and have immediate access Apologies are offered in advance needed. Also, do not pass snow plows to it, could make a difference in for plugged driveways; however, it when they are clearing the local their ability to control a fire. is an unavoidable side effect of well streets. plowed streets and walks. To re- Other Regulations duce the frustration of shoveling Driving snowmobiles anywhere No snow removed from any out of the end of your driveway on City streets or on public prop- private property, yard, driveway or parking lot may be dumped or pushed onto any public street or City of Brooklyn Center sidewalk. Occasionally, snow plowing CITY COUNCIL operations result in damage to mail- Dean Nyquist ........................ ............................... uayor boxes. The City will assume re- Bill Hawes . ............................... Councilman sponsibility for repairing that Gene Lhotka ......... ........ ............................... Councilman damage only if the mailbox and its Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman supporting post are properly lo- Rich Theis ................... ............................... Councilman Bated behind the curb line or edge of street, and if the damage is the Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager result of actual physical contact by SERVICE DIRECTORY a plow. The City will not assume Emergency Number (24 Hours) responsibility for damage to mail - POLICE- FIRE - MEDICAL - ............... ............................... 911 boxes which protrude into the street, Police (non - emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 or which are simply damaged by City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 snow pressure. f (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) Cooperation in following these i Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 regulations, along with common CITY OFFICES sense in many of these areas, will 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway aid in the safe and effective removal Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 of snow, and the absence of unnee- essary problems. 3 1989 Budget Adopted With 6.2% Increase The Brooklyn Center City Coun- percent) less than the 1988 levy. and various other taxing entities cil, on September 19, adopted a The decrease in the property tax receive the remainder. $9.8 million 1989 City Budget. The levy was due to an increase in local The City Manager presented his Council also authorized a property government aid from the state and proposed 1989 Budget to the City tax levy of $4.2 million which, along levy limitations. Council in August, with the Coun- with other revenue sources, will il discussing the proposals during fund the budget. The annual City tax on the c g p p g average home in Brooklyn Cen- a series of public hearings in Sep - The total 1989 City Budget of ter is projected to be $109, an tember, before officially adopting $9,833,492 which includes oper- increase of $3 over the 1988 tax. the budget. ating expenses, debt service, and Even though the City actually The detailed 1989 Budget capital outlay, increased 6.2 per - will levy less property taxes for document is available for review cent over the 1988 budget. The 1989, changes in the state law at the City Hall, 6301 Shingle increase is necessary to continue which shifts the tax burden re- Creek Parkway, or the Hennepin the existing service levels. Other sults in increases for some prop- County Library in Brooklyn Cen- costs which contributed to the tax erties and decreases for others. ter. increase were for funding the state mandated comparable worth pro- Currently, the City receives APPROPRIATIONS gram, the addition of two police about 16 cents from every property BY FUNCTION officers, and the addition of one tax dollar that is collected in housing inspector. Brooklyn Center. The rest goes to DEBT RETIREMENT ECONOMIC the public schools (Osseo School 3.8% DEVELOPMENT The property tax levy of District receives 51.1 cents); Hen- 1.8°x $4,215,515 was $119,607 (or 2.8 nepin County receives 26.2 cents; PUBLIC GENERAL As surance GOVERNMENT Te A l ssurance Program W8. S 17.9% For Elderly, Handicapped j UNALLOCATED The Brooklyn Center Telephone Assurance Program (TAP), 8.1% in existence since 1980, is for the elderly or handicapped who PUBLIC live alone in the community ' SAFETY RECREATION j 17.9% The program, is designed to allow the members to contact a TAP Citizen Aid Clerk daily, with calls made from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. If th call is not made by the member, a TAP clerk will then i call to see if all is well. HEALTH AND WELFARE 0.6 % If there is no response, a neighbor or friend is called (each person participating in the program provides the names of DISTRIBUTION people to contact in case of an emergency). This program has OF TAX DOLLARS proved valuable in meeting the emergency needs of some of the members. k , ' VO -TECH SCHOOLS 1.2% METRO Another important aspect of this program involves the TRANSIT companionship and personal warmth provided by the TAP 2.8% clerks. The program is a lot more than just calling and telling HENNEP[N COUNTY 26.2% some voice on the phone that everything is alright. The clerks are personally committed to develop friendships, i to provide warm conversation, advice and just plain visiting on I CITY OFi �,! i ;- .BROOKLYN�� the phone. In addition, birthday and holiday greetings are sent ;! ii_CENTER'� out to the members. OSSEO SCHOOL ` -1"9 % DISTRICT If you are elderly or handicapped and living alone, we 51.1% sincerely invite you to join this program. If you would like further information for yourself, a family member or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225 any day of the day week from 9 a. m, to 1 p.m. 2.8% - - -_— _ - --- _- __--- _-------- - - -_._- - MISCELLANEOUS 4 Group Assesses Human Services The Northwest Hennepin and the Mental Health Aftercare commission consisting of one or Human Services Council is a plan- Network. two city- appointed residents from ning, research, and coordinating each of the member communities. agency which is responsible for The Council operates with a assessing human services in the professional staff, and a volunteer The Council is funded by the northwest suburbs of Hennepin staff of more than 150 persons. In municipalities in northwest sub - County. addition, there is an executive board urban Hennepin County, Henne- of elected officials or administra- pin County, and other governmen- The Council was established tive staff representing the member tal and private grants. in 1972, and is now located at communities, and an advisory 7601 Kentucky Avenue North in Brooklyn Park, and can be reached by calling 493 -2802 (Voice or please File Homestead TDD). The Council works in the fol- Property Tax Cards lowing areas: mental health, men- tal retardation, child abuse, chemi- An application for homestead- The homestead card must be cal dependency, child care, domes- ing your property must be filed separated from the valuation tic abuse, developmental disabili- every year. To assist with the 1989 notice, completed and returned a ties and other areas including filing, the City Assessor's Office will l the City Assessor's Office no housing and transportation. be mailing applications to home later than January 15, 1989. The Council helps to establish owners during the last week in you may be eligible for this tax December. credit, as well as the income ad- networks and task forces, such as the Northwest Child Abuse Net- The Homestead Application o wn o a property tax refund, if you work, the Emergency Services Net- Card will be attached to your own or occupy your property . work, the Senior Services Network, 1989 Property Valuation Notice. homestead on January 2, 19899. If you are filing for home - Home Energy Check Ups stead for the first time on your property, you must first present the required ownership informa- Available To Residents tion to the City Assessor's Office, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, as Home Energy Check Ups are $22,700; 2 persons, $25,900; 3 soon as possible after the clos- available in Brooklyn Center to help persons, $29,150; 4 persons, ing. The homestead application residents overcome problem cold $32,400; 5 persons, $34,450; 6 will then be mailed to the home areas in the home. persons, $36,450; 7 persons, owner. Experts will check the furnace $38,500; 8 persons, $40,500. p The documents needed to sat - for efficiency, analyze insulation Residents whose homes are isfy the ownership requirements levels from the attic to the base- found to be drafty, and who qualify are: 1. Warranty Deed, or 2. Con - ment, and actually measure the under the income guidelines, be- tract for Deed, or 3. Certificate of "leaks" of the home by using a come eligible for a $400 weatheri- Title, or 4. Probate Deed, or 5. Quit "blower door ". In addition, the zation job called "Project Air ", which Claim Deed. program will provide or install $20 is provided absolutely free by Min - to $40 of weatherization materials. negasco if the home is heated by As well as having the assessed gas. value of your homestead property The cost of this visit is $10, or computed at a lower rate than non - free to some households meeting To arrange a check up, please homestead residential property, you certain income eligibility guide- call West Hennepin Human Serv- also receive a homestead credit of lines. This program is funded by ices at 927 -8387 and ask for Bob 54 percent of your gross tax, up to Northern States Power (NSP) and or Tom. The Home Energy Check a maximum of $725 on the first the household must be a rate and Project Air are sponsored by $68,000 of market value. payer. the City of Brooklyn Center, with administrative assistance funded For additional information, Gross income guidelines are as by the Minnesota Department of please call the City Assessor's Of- follows: 1 person household, Public Service. fice at 561 -5440. 5 1989 WINTER PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. ;n.A Brooklyn Center Community Center CC 6301 Shingle Ck. Pk 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. 1 .N WE ' 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. ,.t Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. Adult Activities CHILDCARE hlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sort ARE SERVICE v we The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending are not responsible, morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the NOONTIME AQUA AEROBICS -NEW community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" will Take a break from your work day and join one of the best be open Monday- Friday, 9:00 a.m. -12:15 p.m, beginning all- around exercise programs. Great music is used and it's a January 3. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to lot of fun! You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet; relax in our concession area before picking up their child. participants workout in the shallow end of the pool. An invigorating class for both men and women! Registration SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE Fee $4.50/5 Sessions. Classes 30 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years # Day Begins Time Location and older. (Only one spouse must meet age requirement.) You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the 9 Tues. Feb, 7 12:05 p.m. CC water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when 10 Thurs. Feb. 9 12:05 p.m. CC registering. Registration Fee $6.75/10 Sessions. Classes 50 AQUA EXERCISE WORKOUT -COED min, Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location If swimming laps isn't your forte, try this. Aerobics, strengthening, stretching - and no sweat! You should be 1 Tues. Jan. 17 9:15 a.m. CC comfortable treading water to join us - a step up from aqua 2 Tues. Jan. 17 11:10 a.m. CC exercise. This coed class involves independent movement 3 Thurs. Jan. 19 10:15 a.m. CC in deep water as part of a vigorous workout. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo, AQUA EXERCISE - COED # Day Begins Time Location 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. 1 1 Wed. Jan. 25 7:30 p.m. NVJH Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience to exercise through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS aerobics will also be included. Instructors Vicki Syslo #'s 4, 6, A popular coed class, unique and different because you Karen Grubb #'s 5, 7, 8. must be at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to participate. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $14.50/10 WEEKS - 50 MIN. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Class 50 min. # Day Begins Time location Instructor Vicki Syslo, 4 Tues. Jan. 17 10:15 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time location 5 Tues. Jan. 17 7:20 p.m. NVJH 6 Thurs. Jan. 19 9:15 a.m. CC 12 Wed, Jan. 25 6:30 p.m. NVJH CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $14.50/5 WEEKS - 50 MIN. 7 TH & T Jan. 12 6:30 p.m. NVJH 8 T & TH Feb. 21 6:30 p.m. NVJH 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC DANCE CLASSES y All aerobic classes offer complete and effective con - ditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. E no Classes include warmups, aerobic; movements, muscle group work and cool down stretching. •► Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. 11* All classes are COED unless noted in class description. ''Wl uy Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week. This can be a combination of classes or classes and walk- ing, swimming, biking, etc. * Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class description. Childcare available for morning weekday classes - See Childcare. •► For each class you register for, receive two complimen- tary passes to use during the winter session. * Classes are listed in order of intensity. AEROBIC PASS CARDS - NEW *HIGH ENERGY AEROBICS After registering for one session of classes, participants are This level is for persons wanting a high intensity, fast paced, eligible to purchase pass cards. The pass cards are available workout. There will be a combination of high and low at the community center and are 2 for $3.00. The aerobic aerobics for the EXPERIENCED exerciser. Class will meet at pass plan offers registered persons the opportunity to add the community center on Feb. 16 & 23. Registration Fee additional aerobic classes to their fitness program. This is $13.00/9 Sessions. Instructor Jolene Morris. ideal for participants who want to exercise more, but who cannot commit to another day on a regular basis. Passes # Day Begins Time Location must be used during the winter session. Circumstances 23 Tues. Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake beyond our control sometimes require us to cancel a class; 24 Thurs. Jan. 19 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake therefore it is the responsibility of the individual to check the current schedule before attending another class. SATURDAY LOW IMPACT AEROBICS *BEGINNING LOW- IMPACT AEROBICS Whether you sign up for a break from a hectic week, or just want one more day of exercise, you will enjoy your Saturday Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, mornings. This class will be taught by staff and guest why not this class! Easy to follow, hands -on instruction and instructors. Join them for a fun workout! Registration Fee low impact, too . . , easy on your joints. Registration Fee $13.00/9 Sessions. Instructors Staff. $14.50/10 Sessions. Instructors Bev Wilson #13, Vicki Syslo # 14, Deb Eldridge # 15. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 25 Sat. Jan. 21 9:30 a.m. NVJH 13 Mon. Jan. 16 10:30 a.m. CC 14 Mon. Jan. 16 7:00 p.m. Evergreen 15 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:00 p.m. NVJH 16 Mon. Jan. 23 7:00 p.m. Northport *INTERMEDIATE LOW IMPACT AEROBICS This low impact class is at a little faster Ilk pace -- fun -- challenging. Receive all the benefits of a good i workout without the jumping and jarring of regular aerobics. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 17, 19, 21, Vicki Syslo # 18 Deb Eldridge # 22. # Day Begins Time Location 17 Mon. Jan. 16 9:30 a.m. CC 18 Mon, Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. Evergreen 19 Tues. Jan. 17 7:05 p.m. CC 20 Wed. Jan. 18 6:00 p.m. Northport 21 Thurs. Jan. 19 9:30 a.m. CC 22 Thurs, Jan. 19 7:00 p.m. NVJH 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED 25 LBS. PLUS COED EXERCISE WOMEN'S BODY BUILDING A very basic BEGINNING toning & stretching class designed The weight training machine and flexibility program provide for the overweight person. This class is unique not only a well- rounded fitness program. The instructor will teach you because of the class pace and format but also because how to use the weight training machine tailored to each you must be at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to join. individuals needs, Participants can work at their own Come and give it a try; we think you'll enjoy the class. Wear progress levels. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Anita Lancello. comfortable clothes, Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $14.50/5 WEEKS Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson, # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 26 Tues. Jan, 17 6:05 p.m. CC 31 T & TH Jan. 17 7:00 p.m. BCHS - - - -- — - -_ -- — - _ CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $11.50/4 WEEKS Free VIAL CLASS Tuesday, icn 10. Please call and let us know if you vAll be coming 561 -5448. 32 T & TH Feb. 21 7:00 p.m. BCHS T. 0. P. S. Have fun while you lose! Join T.O.P.S. (take off pounds ` . 4P_ sensibly.) Members meet every Thursday, 7:00 p.m. at •__/'.; Brooklyn Junior High, room 117. Your first visit is free. Together NOTICE we lose. For information call 533 -7610. The parks and recreation department does not provide .� accident insurance for participants in any of its programs. ' Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in programs or activities outlined in this brochure. SELF - DEFENSE FOR WOMEN This course is designed for women who want to learn the art of self - defense, Emphasis will be on learning to protect ourself b using common sense and practical self- defense _ Y Y 9 FITNESS AND FUN FOR 55+ NEW techniques. Instruction will also be given in basic karate punches and kicks and getting out of holds. Wear loose For men and women 55 years and older new to exercise fitting clothing. Fee $15.00/4 Sessions. Sessions 1 1/2 hours. who want a gentle, low stress workout. Time marches on, but Instructor, Mr. Jean Thibodeaux. if we keep our sense of humor and exercise, we can feel and look better. Using music of the big band era, this class # Day Begins Time Location will strive to improve flexibility, muscle tone and the 33 Mon. Jan, 30 6:30 p.m. BCHS cardio- vascular system at a level safe and comfortable for you. Wear loose fitting clothes and tennis shoes. No class February 20. Registration Fee $5.00/6 Sessions, Classes 50 ` min. Instructor Bev Wilson. # Day Begins Time location SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP 27 Mon. Jan. 23 11:30 a.m. CC LOVE TO DANCE? A little "show biz" still in your blood? If you TRIMNASTICS - COED are 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! We perform dance numbers to broadway hits and nostalgic Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility favorites. Entertaining since January at club meetings, River for all parts of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and Place, Aquatennial and other special events, the group thigh exercises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be welcomes new members. So dance for fun, for fitness and do exercises choreographed to music. Dress do a good deed too! How about it? Call for information, co, - nfortably and bring a mat to class. Registration Fee 561 -5448, ext. 170. Scholarships available and discounts for $14.50 /10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #29. couples. Registration Fee $13.50/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson, # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 28 Wed. Jan. 18 7:00 p.m. Northport 29 Thurs. Jan. 19 10:30 a.m. CC 34 Tues. Jan. 17 4:30 p.m. CC 30 Mon, Jan. 23 6:00 p.m. Northport 8 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED POTTERY THE SINGLES PLACE The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and The Singles Place has many social and educational hand building, The community center offers a unique opportunities planned for single adults. Special event opportunity to practice your new skills by including in the presentation highlights will be Bruce Van Bronkhorst's registration fee clay for projects, unlimited practice time "Relationship and Commitment ", Feb. 7 and Earnie Larsen's and firing fees. Bring a workshirt to the first class. Please allow "Building Self- Esteem ", Feb, 21. about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. Registration Fee Classes include Beginning and Intermediate Golf, Men in $36.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. Relationships, Codependence, Healing Your Inner Child, # Day Begins Time Location learning To Be Intimate, Anger, and I Think I'm Ok ... ? Coping With Shaming Messages. 35 Mon. Jan. 16 6:30 p.m, CC Ongoing activities are ballroom dance on Tues. evenings, 7 36 Tues. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. CC p.m., Perspectives single women's self- esteem /self -help support group on Wed. at 7 p.m., WE CARE self -help support LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES group Thurs., 8 p.m. and Speakeasy small group discussion on Fri., 7:30 p.m. For more information or a free brochure, Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at call 535 -1790, extension 205. The Singles Place, a program the community center or have had previous experience offered by Community Education and Facilities, Rob - and are familiar with equipment. Lab may be used on an binsdale School District 281, located at 4193 Regent Ave. N. unlimited basis other than class time and students may have DOG OBEDIENCE pieces fired in the seven week period. The lab program is designed for individuals who want to work independently. This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog Clay may be purchased at the community center. Arrange is at least 6 months old. This course will teach you to work your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks, no with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and instruction. Starting week corresponds with pottery class self - discipline. Registration Fee $22.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 schedule at community center Registration Fee $26.00/7 hour. Instructors Jan & Stan Orr. Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, please check with instructor. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 41 Tues, Jan. 24 6:30 p.m. Centerbrook 37 TO BE ARRANGED CC 38 TO BE ARRANGED CC ACRYLICS PAINTING \� This is a class designed for the beginning and advanced o • • • • beginning painter. Color, composition and painting techniques will be explored. Beginners and new students 55 ALIVE/ MATURE DRIVING bring a sketchpad, pencil and kneaded eraser to first 55 Alive /Mature Driving is can innovative, classroom driver session. A supply list for paints, brushes and painting surface training program designed to help persons 55 and older will be available at class. Returning students, bring your own improve their driving skills. Developed by the American supplies and subject matter ideas for painting. Individual Association of Retired Persons, the course covers the effects style and expression encouraged. Registration Fee $24.00/6 of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Joan Cashin. license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road # Day Begins Time Location conditions, energy saving, and accident prevention measures. The registration fee of $7.00 per person covers the 39 Wed, Jan. 25 6:30 p, m. CC cost of course materials and instruction is provided free. The instruction is provided by trained volunteer instructors. Your YES, YOU CAN DRAW CARTOONS - NEW check or money order should be made out to AARP (cash Tired of drawing stick people? Come and learn how easy cannot be accepted). Advanced registration is required, no cartooning can be. You'll be able to learn basic drawing walk -ins the day of class. This two session course should be viewed as an education seminar which has no connection >kills, and how to use them in every day life; i.e. lunch box to your driving record and does not involve any driving or notes, cards, birthdays, No previous drawing experience testing. You will learn the basic accident avoidance skills necessary. Registration Fee $7.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. while meeting insurance discount requirements. instructor Vicki McCutchan. Registration Fee $7.00/2 Sessions. Classes 4 hours. Instructor # Day Begins Time Location Jim Wilson. REGISTRATION ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY. 40 Thurs. Jan. 26 7:00 p.m. Palmer Lake # Day Begins Time Location 42 TH & F Jan. 12 9:30 a.m. CC 43 TH & F Jan. 26 12:30 p.m. CC 9 I ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED o 55 AND OLDER - CO -REC VOLLEYBALL - NEW 0 � For the first time, co -rec volleyball for men and women 55 `� �• years and older is being offered. All skill levels are welcome! This is not stiff competition, but an opportunity for an MIXED VOLLEYBALL enjoyable night of volleyball. Games will be played on the Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose hour from 6 -9 p.m. on a rotation basis. Get together with sides and play fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom some friends and register as a team, or individuals may and Dad. Activity fee is 50 cents per person, per session. No register and we'll help organize teams. Please call by organized teams please. January 13 to express an interest. For more information call Joe, 561 -5448. "Volleyball 55 +" will play Wednesdays, Day Resumes Time location beginning January 25. The cost is $10.00 per person for 10 Wed. Jan, 4 7:30 p.m. BCHS weeks. Don't miss out on the fun! WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL MINI - 500 TOURNAMENT A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Minimum age 18 - No pre -sign up, just bring a partner. Cost Bring a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good $2.50 per person, includes coffee. Minnesota state law exercise. Please, no organized teams, No charge. Gym time prohibits gambling and all players agree to abide by the 2 hours. rules of the tournament. Tournaments are run by Senior Adult volunteers on Saturday, Jan. 28, Feb. 25, and March 25, Day Resumes Time location 12:30 -3:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. Park and enter on the lower Tues. Jan. 10 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown level, in case of inclement weather, call 561 -5448. Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. - -r SENIOR HAPPENINGS TRANSPORTATION Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" city sponsored activities, grocery shopping, and major tell activities going on at the clubs, in the community and shopping excursions from Brooklyn Center apartment outings offered. Call for yours today! �. complexes. A donation of $1.00 round trip is asked; however, those unable to make a donation will not be turned away. For information, call 537 -4534 ext. 33. ' SOCIAL CLUBS y ' i;,11 T ( it Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks GIFT TRUNK '' " and Recreation Department. Transportation to both locations is available through Five Cities Transportation A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. program from the Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members See Transportation. of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more information Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesday throughout the year call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m, at the Brooklyn Center Comm unity 1st Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a,m, to 1:30 p.m. Center. No Gift Trunk during January. Selected items are on display Brooklyn Twins Club meets the 1st & 3rd Friday of each and are available for purchase at the Brooklyn Center month, September June at Earle Brown School, 59th & Community Center throughout the year. Humboldt North, 10 SENIOR ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE "BRIDGE FOR FUN" See Adult Activities for information. Join other bridge players who get together for a friendly afternoon of bridge. We will play the third Thursday of each SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS month from 12:30 -3:30 p.m, Please note: New participants American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages must make a reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for 62 years and older, Here is a chance to brush up on skills you reservations and /or questions, Activities held at Earle Brown have already learned, experience new skills or just start right Commons Apartments, 6100 Summit Dr. No. from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super 55 ALIVE/ MATURE DRIVING Chickens." Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents See Adult Activities for information. $13.25/10 Lessons. 55 AND OLDER CO -REC VOLLEYBALL SWIMMING POOL See Adult Activities for information. Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $17.00 for FITNESS & FUN FOR 55+ 3 months. Application may be made at the community center desk. Non - residents and resident senior not See Adult Activities more information. interested in membership may swim for $1.75 per time - single admission. T.A.P. Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS handicapped who live alone. The program has helped Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years several persons with immediate needs, in some cases and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or emergency situations. If you are interested in the program overnight trips. Trips will include tours, attending stage for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 566 -0157. We productions, horse racing and other popular events. If you really care about our participants! Sponsored by the are interested in such outings and meeting new friends from Brooklyn Center Police Department. the surrounding area, join us. Deadline dates listed are on a space permitting basis only. Refunds given only if trip is TAX -AIDE cancelled or a substitute can be found to take your place. Volunteers will help low income seniors with their 1988 tax Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Center Community returns, Bring your last income tax return and 1988 tax Center, On extended trips, refund policies are very liberal. materials including renter's or property tax refund. For rent Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. or property tax credit you need to know total Social Security January 20 - Ice Capades, Met Center: Cost: $10.00 per received in 1988. This will be on a SSA or RRB 1099. No person. Registration deadline past, call to be put on waiting appointments, first come basis, Feb. 2. - April 13 at the list. Brookdale Area Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Mon. & Thurs. 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Help will also be done at CEAP, 7231 Brooklyn Blvd, by appointment only. Call 566 -9600 for your appointment, Feb, 7 - April 11. The TAX -AIDE program ' is offered at other locations, call the IRS. This federally sponsored program is provided by AARP, NRTA & RSVP. �. There is NO charge. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING February 14 - Golden Strings, luncheon matinee, Radisson Free Screening is done at the following areas: University. Cost: $25.00 per person. Deadline to register - Jan. 25. BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY CENTER - 6301 Shingle March 14 - Carmel Quinn, Ordway Music Theatre, Cost: Creek Parkway. Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 $17.00. Deadline to register - Feb. 6. a.rn. -1:30 p.m. March 29 - Nunsense, luncheon matinee, Radisson Plymouth Playhouse. Cost: $28.00 per person. Deadline to CEAP - 7231 Brooklyn Boulevard, Thursday, 10:00 a,m. -noon. register - Mar. 3. WEST FIRE STATION - 6250 Brooklyn Blvd. Monday- Friday, Extended trips to the Ozark Mountains, Pipestone /Hiawatha 8:00 -10:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. Pagent, Lake Geneva and Holland Tulip Festival are in the planning stages for the 1989 travel season. Information not confirmed at the time of printing. Call for detailed informa- tion. 11 Teen Activities TEEN UPDATE SPRING DANCE Teen Update is the newsletter put out by the Brooklyn Center Spring is coming early to North View. Get your friends Parks and Recreation Department. It will tell about junior together for the spring dance on Friday, February 24 at 7 high activities going on including Co -Rec specials, dances, p.m. Highlights include a sound and light show and lots of classes, ski trips and more. Teen Update will be available in surprises. Participants can also play pool, foosball and ping junior high school offices beginning in October. Students pong. Refreshments will be sold. For grades 7 -9 only. Fee may also call the parks and recreation department at $3.00 /per person. 561 -5448 to get their names on the mailing list. Day Date Time Location FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE - NEW Fri. Feb. 24 7:00 p.m. NVJH Get your friends together and have a great time at North View. In addition to swimming, foosball, and pool, a sound and light show will play all your favorite hits. For grades 7 -9 only. Fee $2.00 /per person. Session 3 hours, Day Date Time Location 7 Fri. Jan. 13 7:00 p.m. NVJH JUNIOR HIGH SKI TRIPS Ski trips for junior high students only. Bus pick up at North View Jr. High (69th & Zane). Parent permission slip required for all trips. Fee includes lift ticket, transportation, and chaperones. Equipment rental is extra. Ski booklet available in junior high SNO -DAZE DANCE office. All junior high students are invited to the annual Sno -Daze Trip # Day Date Fee Dance on Friday, January 27 from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. at North View (69th & Zane). Special highlights include sound and 507 Fri. Jan. 6 $ 17.00 Wild Mountain light show and the coronation of 9th grade King and Queen 508 Mon. Jan. 16 28.00 Spirit Mountain 509 Fri. Feb. 3 15.25 Afton Alps and 7th & 8th grade attendants. Admission fee is 510 Fri. Feb. 17 16.25 Welch Village $3.00 /person. Don't miss out on all the action - catch "Dance 511 Fri. March 3 15.75 Trollhougen Fever "! Registration accepted immediately. Day Date Time Location Fri. Jan. 27 7:30 p.m. NVJH SKI CHAPERONES NEEDED The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department may need ski chaperones for the junior high trips. Ski trips run Friday evenings and school holidays beginning January 6, 0 Ski chaperones must attend an orientation meeting in 6 ��{,� December. Call Joe at 561 -5448 for more information. POTTERY, EXERCISE & FITNESS Jk See Adult Activities for description. Open to Senior High Teens, VALENTINE'S DAY PARTY - NEW JOB OPENINGS It's Valentine's Day and we're celebrating with a special The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is party. Exciting highlights include sound and light show, now taking applications for the following positions: contests, swimming, foosball, bumper pool and pool, There Playcenter leaders, puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, will be some special Valentine surprises too. For grades 7 -9 preschool and special interest and hobby instructors only. Fee $2.00 per person. Session 3 hours. (woodwork, rocketry, gymnastics, etc.) The minimum age for employment is 16 years, For more information about Day Date Time Location these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. Fri. Feb. 10 7:00 p.m. NVJH 12 Children's Activitiec.; 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. fg Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Ave. N. Garden City School, 3501 65th Ave. N. x,41 Lions Park Shelter, 55th & Russell Ave. N. ���4 Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. f 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. DANCE PROGRAM TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET II Children must register for the winter dance session in order For preschool children 4 and up who have had at least one to register for the spring session and to participate in the year previous tap and ballet training. Students will continue recital. The recital will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 2 with ballet fundamentals and learn new tap combinations. with rehearsal on Wednesday, May 31. The recital will be Registration Fee $18.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor held at Park Center High School. Bobbi Murrill. The winter registration fee includes eight weeks of instruction # Day Begins Time Location and deposit of recital costume. Costumes must be ordered early to insure receiving them in time for the recital. There- 47 Mon. Jan. 23 5:15 p.m. Garden City fore, the spring registration fee of $18.50 is due no later than February 10. It includes instruction and balance of costume. CREATIVE DANCE AND JAll If there are any questions, call Sue at 561 -5448. Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of TINY TOT CREATIVE DANCE creative expression combined with modern jazz movements. For grades 1 -6. (Children in kindergarten who The class gives an opportunity to participate in creative have previous dance training may register.) Registration Fee expression, rhythms and dance. The emphasis is on developing physical skills, imagination and self-expression. $18.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill # evelo p g p y 9 p 48, Jeanne Zandlo # 49. For preschool children who will be 3 1/2 years old by March 1, 1989. Registration Fee $18.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. # Day Begins Time Location Instructor Bobbi Murrill. 48 Wed. Jan. 25 3:45 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 49 Thurs. Jan. 26 6:20 p.m. Willow Lane 44 Wed, Jan, 25 5:35 p.m. Earle Brown TAP AND BALLET A beginning level where fundamentals of ballet and simple tap combinations will be taught. For grades 1 -6. (Children in kindergarten who have previous tap and ballet training may register.) Registration Fee $18.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. r - # Day Begins Time Location _ 50 Mon. Jan. 23 4:20 p.m. Garden City 51 Tues. Jan. 24 4:20 p.m. Palmer Lake TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET I HAWAIIAN DANCE Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning In this beginner class, participants will learn the gentle, ballet movements and simple tap steps. For preschool beautiful style of Hawaiian Dance where every song tells a children who will be 3 1/2 years old by March 1, 1989. story. The art of talking with your hands and basic Hawaiian Registration Fee $18.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor arm and hip movements will be taught. Lots of fun and very Bobbi Murrill # 45, Jeanne Zandlo # 46. relaxing. The last week will be highlighted with a special show for family and friends. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $16.00/8 Sessions. Classes 30 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. 45 Tues. Jan. 24 5:15 p.m. Palmer Lake # Day Begins Time Location 46 Thurs. Jan. 26 5:30 p.m. Willow Lane 52 Tues. Jan. 24 6:05 p.m. Palmer lake 13 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GYMSTERS I BEGINNING APPARATUS - GIRLS Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's Students must have passed beginning tumbling in order to motor skills and coordination. Class activities include register for this class. Skills, such as mounts, turns and stunts, tumbling and introduction to the balance beam and bars. will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the For boys and girls ages 3 1/2 - 5 (children must be 3 1/2 by balance beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For March 1, 1989.) Class ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes Fee $11,00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Marie Egnell. 1 hour. Instructor Susan Kosak. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 53 Sat. Jan, 21 9:05 a.m. NVJH 63 Sat. Jan. 21 11:00 a.m. NVJH 54 Sat. Jan. 21 10:00 a.m. NVJH GYMSTERS II TASTY TUMMY TICKLERS , Come and discover the "Joy of Cooking ". Our Gymsters II is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn pre- kindergarten chefs will prepare, sample and share more advanced moves on the low balance beam, some tasty tidbits. Bring a shoe box to cart the "ticklers" tumbling and bars. For preschool children 4 and up who home. Ages 3 1/2 -5 years. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session have taken Gymsters I class. Class ratio 8 students/ instructor. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. Registration Fee $11.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Marie Egnell. # Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 64 Wed. Jan. 25 9:00 a.m. CC 65 Wed. Jan. 25 Noon CC 55 Sat. Jan. 21 10:55 a.m. NVJH EAT YOUR HEART OUT - NEW BOY'S TUMBLING Celebrate this Valentine's Day with your very own A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students homemade candies. Students will make candies using will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, special valentine molds. Bring an apron and a small shoe headstands and cartwheels. For grades 1 -6. Registration box to class. There will be an opportunity to sample goodies Fee $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Susan Kosak. and take some home too. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $5.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Saunnia Huggins. 56 Sat. Jan. 21 9:00 a.m. NVJH # Day Date Time Location 66 Wed. Feb. 8 3:10 p.m. Garden City BEGINNING TUMBLING - GIRLS A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students A VALENTINE ADVENTURE will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, Roses are red, violets are blue - join us on a "hearty" cartwheels, walkovers and headstands. Girls new to our adventure where we'll bake and create valentines too! For program must register for this class before taking the more pre- kindergarten children 31 /2 - 5 years old. Registration Fee advanced class. For grades K -6. Classes 1 hour. Instructors $3.75 /Session. Class 2 hours. instructor Mrs. Schiebel. Bobbi Murrill #'s 58, 59, 60, 61, Susan Kosak #57. # Day Date Time Location CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $12.50/8 WEEKS - 1 HOUR 67 Wed. Feb. 8 9:00 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 68 Wed. Feb.8 Noon CC 57 Sat. Jan. 21 12:10 p.m. NVJH 1 plj V$ 58 Mon. Jan. 23 3:15 p.m. Garden City 59 Tues. Jan. 24 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake •�r�l, CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $12.00/8 WEEKS - 55 MIN. • . �' , r 60 Wed. Jan. 25 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown �w 61 Wed. Jan. 25 4:35 p.m. Earle Brown CUPID'S COOKIE & CARD COMPANY ADVANCED TUMBLING - GIRLS Make this Valentine's Day really special. Participants will Students must have passed beginning tumbling. Girls will make and decorate heart shaped cookies - how sweet it is. have the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed After making cookies, add personal touches to make your and dive cartwheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee own Valentines. Bring a small shoe box. For grades 1 -4. Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor $12.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Susan Kosak. Donna Powers. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Date Time Location 62 Sat. Jan. 21 9:50 a.m. NVJH 69 Sat. Feb. 11 9:00 a.m. CC 14 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED EASTER EGG WORKSHOP - NEW e Learn to make various kinds of decorated eggs including \ decaled, resist dying, jeweled, wound, marbelized and other. Participants can choose to make at least three I e� different eggs. Then using their eggstraordinary creative r +`� talents, they will make, bake and decorate Easter egg 1989 YOUTH SPRING HOCKEY LEAGUE cookies. Bring an apron or an old shirt and a shoe box to class. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class Youth Spring Hockey Leagues for grades 3 -8 will begin 3 hours. Instructor Saunnia Huggins. registering January 2, 1989 at the Brooklyn Park and New # Day Date Time Location Hope Ice Arenas. The Squirt, PeeWee and Bantam leagues will run from March 27 -May 26. Each team will receive 70 Sat. March 4 9:00 a.m. CC jerseys, have 1 practice, 7 games and a tournament at the end! Each level is limited to the first 16 teams. If you have LUCKY LITTLE LEPRECHAUNS questions on how to register your team, call Steve Culenchyn, Brooklyn Park, 424 -8017 or Jim Corbett, New Sail with me across the sea, to the land where shamrock's Hope, 533 -8442. grow, When dressed in green, we'll search for our dream, at the end of the rainbow. Attention! All pre- kindergarten BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN leprechauns, 3 1/2 - 5 years old, come and help us find the CHORUS magical pot of gold! Don't forget to wear green. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUN! The director Schiebel. helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment of music along with the basic vocal techniques and the fun of musical # Day Date Time Location performance. Children will have the opportunity to sing with 71 Wed. March 8 9:00 a.m. CC a professional band and work with a choreographer. The 72 Wed. March 8 Noon CC chorus meets October through June and performs several tirnes throughout the year including the annual Spring show MOVIE AND SWIM DAYS at Park Center. For grades 1 -8. Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation ' Deparments. For more information, call 561 -5448. (Registrations now being accepted.) Registration Fee $6.25. FOX & THE HOUND - JAN. 16 c =, h Classes 1 1/2 hours. Director Holly Adams. Join us on Martin Luther King Day for a special movie and # Day Time Location swim. The Disney movie, The Fox & The Hound will be 73 Tues. 6:30 p.m. BJHS shown at the community center at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. (approximate running time 1 1/2 hours). After the movie, stay for a swim. Admission fee for all ages is $1.75 - includes movie and swim (Must attend movie to receive special rate.) Memberships do not apply. Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. SLEEPING BEAUTY - FEB. 20 It Special President's Day movie and swim featuring the VACATION DAY CAMP - MARCH 2O -24 Disney classic, Sleeping Beauty. The movie will be shown Do you work? Are you. wondering what to do with the kids at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. (approximate running time 1 1/2 during spring vacation? We've got the perfect solution. hours). After the movie, stay for a swim. Admission fee for Extended Recreation Programming. all ages is $1.75 - includes movie and swim (Must attend movie to receive special rate.) Memberships do not During the week of spring vacation (March 20 -24) we'll run apply. Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. an extended recreation program for children in grades K -6 Refreshments will b sold. from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Activities will include swimming, tours, programs at library, games, open gym, crafts and one BAMBI -MARCH 23 lunch. Parents will receive a schedule of daily activities prior to the week. Students must provide their own lunch (except Disney's classic, Bambi is coming to the Brooklyn Center for the day we eat out). Beverage and snacks will be Community Center on Thursday, March 23. The movie will provided each day. For more information, call 561 -5448. This be shown at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. (approximate running always fills up fast, so parents are encouraged to sign up time 1 1/2 hours). After the movie, stay for a swim. early. Registration Fee $50.00/5 days. No refunds given after Admission fee for all ages is $1.75 - includes movie and March 10. swim (must attend movie to receive special rate). # Day Begins Time Location Memberships do not apply. Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. 74 M -F March :?0 7:00 a.m. CC 15 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SKATING RINKS LOCATIONS The following rinks and shelter buildings will be supervised as *Evergreen - 72nd & Bryant follows: *Denotes Hockey Rinks. *West Palmer - Palmer Lake Circle Weekdays 4:00 -9;00 p,m, *Willow Lane - 69th & Orchard Saturdays and Vacation Days 1:00 -9:00 P.M. *Orchard Lane - 65th & Orchard Sundays 1:00 -6:00 p.m, *Garden City - 63th & Brooklyn Dr. *Kylawn - 61 st & Kyle *Evergreen *Garden City Northport - 55th & Sailor Lane *West Palmer *Kylawn *Willow Lane *Northport Grandview 59th &Humboldt *Orchard Lane *Grandview Happy Hollow - 50th & Abbott Rinks at Happy Hollow and Brooklane will be maintained Brooklane - 65th & Drew only, No supervision. Riverdale will be open weekends and Riverdale - Dallas Road & Riverdale Road Holidays. �i Skating season generally runs from December 15 through February 15. This could be earlier or later depending on weather conditions. AFTER SCHOOL PR The after school program enables students to explore fields EVERGREEN PLAYHOUSE outside the regular school curriculum and will be held im- mediately after school. These programs are designed to ac- Join this fun filled class as we explore the exciting world of quaint elementary students with a new skill, or to enjoy a theater. Participants will be taught the basics of make -up, new activity. Although these programs are scheduled at costumes, props and acting including pantomime, specific schools, you can register for classes outside your improvisation, dialogue and monologue, Last week will be home school. However, school district policies will not allow highlighted with a special performance for family and children to leave school early to participate in an after friends. For grades 3 -5. Registration Fee $14,00110 Sessions. school class. Classes 1 hours. Instructor Saunnia Huggins. If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an # Day Begins Time location instructor for a class, please contact the parks and recrea- 77 Tues. Jan. 24 3:20 p.m. Evergreen tion department (561 -5448) or your Elementary School Build- ing Coordinator. LET'S PLAY THEATER Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 -0270 Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 An introduction to the exciting performing arts. From favorite Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 fairy tales to improvisation, children are given the Doug Anderson Fair Oaks 533 -2246 opportunity to act out their favorite characters . . . Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 imagination is the only limit. Make -up, costumes, and props Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533 -1645 Ken Gulbraa Willow lane 561 -9272 are all utilized to enhance the experience. The children will perform a play for family and friends the last day. For grades 1 -2. Registration Fee $14.00110 Sessions. Classes 1 hour, Instructor Saunnia Huggins. # Day Begins Time Location RM 78 Thurs. Jan. 26 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake COMPUTER CLUB ••••••• '•" SPORT -A -WEEK Come and discover what can be done on a computer. Students will learn to create games, stories, and designs on Learn the fundamentals and skills of a new sport every week the computer. Your creations will be saved on a diskette and then "play" the game. Sports include basketball, which you can keep. Come ready to learn and have fun. volleyball, floor hockey, indoor soccer, racquet sports, etc. For grades 3 -4. Registration Fee $8.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 #80 grades 5 & 6, instructor Dan Rice; #79 grades 3 & 4, hour. Instructor Tom Spindler, instructor Steve Auer. Registration Fee $7.25/6 Sessions. # Day Begins Time Location Classes 1 hour. 75 Wed. Jan. 18 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks # Day Begins Time Location 79 Tues. Jan. 31 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks CARTOONING FOR KIDS - NEW 80 Thurs. Feb. 2 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks The fundamentals of basic drawing skills will be put to use in ART FOR KIDS drawing cartoons. Students will learn how to make drawing easier. No previous drawing experience necessary. For If you like to work on different art projects, this is the class for grades 4 -6. Registration Fee $8.50/4 Sessions. Classes 1 1/2 You. Express your creativity in art and make something new hours, Instructor Vicki n Fee Ban. each week. For grades 1 & 2. Registration Fee $8.00/6 # Day Begins Time Location Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Marsha Flotgard. # Day Begins Time location 76 Tues. Jan. 24 3:00 p.m. Palmer Lake 81 Tues. Jan. 24 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks 16 Special Activities ADAPTED RECREATION THE HOUSE The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of The House is a drop -in program that provides social & the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden recreation opportunities for adults with mental health Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, problems. If you would like to get involved, it's easy, contact and West Hennepin Community Center. Mary, the program director at 560 -4412. There is an West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving answering machine if you can not reach her directly. The mentally handicapped and developmentally delayed in- drop -in is a volunteer program, you can come to one dividuals and their families in the West and Northwest Hen- activity a month or all of the activities, it is up to you! nepin area. Services include information and referral, ad- vocacy, counseling. Programs include social/ recreational 4 clubs and education programs. An integration specialist is on staff to assist parents, professionals and individuals who c ° are interested in participating in "non adapted" parks and BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB recreation programs. Call Tracy at 933 -9105 for information The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m. the and registering procedures. second Tues. of every month through May in the Bowling League - Join in on a league every Saturday Consititution Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community Center. morning. For adults 16 years and older with mental hand- Membership is open to any woman over the age of 21. Dues icaps, who want to improve their techniques, show off their are $5.00. The purpose of the club is to promote social, skills, meet new friends and just have fun. Starts Jan. 21 -Mar. cultural and civic activities for area women. A variety of 18, 10:00 a.m. -Noon at Doyles, 5000 W. Broadway, Crystal, programs are presented each month, followed by $15.00 league fee, also $2.00 for each Saturday bowled, refreshments and a social time. Jan. 10, features Laverne Friday Night Social - A social recreational group for Halvorsen from Minnegasco who will speak on Celebration adults with mental handicaps. The group meets every Friday of Seasons. Join us on Feb. 14 for our annual Taste Fair for new games, movies, field trips, plays, speakers and com- fundraiser for the scholarship fund. The Recycled Teenagers munity experiences at Northport School in Brooklyn Center, will present a very entertaining program. Mar. 14 speaker is Jan. 20 -March 17, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Fee $18.00. from Courage Center. The winter trip schedule begins on Youth Connection - A programmed designed to Jan. 24 to Anoka County Historical Museum with lunch at promote recreation activities for TMR teens, 12 -17 years old. The Vineyard. On Feb. 28 the trip will feature a Polynesian The progam will enhance socialization skills of teens through show and lunch at the Bali Hai. March 28 we travel to LeSeur acitvities such as organized games, drama, singing, crea- for a tour of the W.W. Mayo House with lunch at The tive art and outdoor activities. Begins Thursday, Jan. 26 -Mar. Shakopee House. 23, 3:30- 5:30 p.m, at Fair School, 3915 Adair Ave., Crystal, Advanced registration fee, $30.00. Teen Action - This exciting social and recreation program is for EMR teenagers, 12 -17 years old. The group will COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY focus on improving their leisure skills through field trips and community experiences. Teen Action meets every other The gallery located in - he Brooklyn Center Community week at various locations. Teens must be able to work in a Center is available for photography or mixed media shows ratio of 1 staff to 8 participants. The club fee is $10.00 plus at various times throughout the year. There is no charge for any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of the exhibit space. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for events. Teen Action will meet every other week at various locations ... Join Us! further information. Saturday Sunshine Kids - A social/ recreational SERVICES TO SENIORS AND DISABLED program designed for children with mental handicaps. The club will be divided into groups, 4 -6 and 7 -11 years old. Ac- The Community Emergency Assistance Program (C.E.A.P.) tivities include: arts /crafts, cooking, music and sports. Sun- offers chore services and home delivered meals to those ' shine Kids will meet at Zanewood Community Center, 7200 eligible, over 60 years of age, and disabled persons of any Zane Ave. N., Saturdays, Jan. 22 -Mar. 19, 9:30 a.m. -Noon. age living in Brooklyn Center and south to 49th Ave. N. in Fee $30.00. Mpls. This is a hot, nutritionally balanced meal delivered by volunteers at noon Monday through Friday. Our Chore Program includes snow removal, yard work, GIFT CERTIFICATES minor home repairs, window washing, housekeeping, and Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or spring clean -up. Our workers are skills -bank applicants aftershave for birthday and holiday gifts, or cannot think of whose references are thoroughly checked. Their name is something original, get a parks and recreation gift added to our list of workers and referred to eligible people certificate. Gift certificates are available in any monetary when they call for service. The client pays the worker when tree job is completed. value and can be used toward classes, trips, special events, Anyone interested in working in our Chore Program or as a swimming and merchandise. Certificates are available housekeeping aid should apply at C.E.A.P., 7231 Brooklyn during office hours in the parks and recreation department Blvd. Volunteers are always needed for the Meals At Your at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Door program, grocery shoppers and many other positions Creek Parkway. For more information, call 561 -5448. within the agency. Contact Terry or Lois at 566 -9600. 17 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED CANOE ASSOCIATION BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S The Minnesota Canoe Association, Inc, in cooperation with CHORUS the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department, will See Children's Activities for description. present their annual Canoe Builders Show on Saturday, February 11, 1989, at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. This annual program features a continuous program of speakers and demonstrations from 1 to 6 p.m. Learn how you can build your own state -of- the -art wood strip canoe in BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES time for summer's warmer days. Award winning canoe designers will discuss form and thoughts relating to today's The Harmonettes are women over high school age who modern canoes, Enjoy a full afternoon and learn how simple enjoy music. Performances are given throughout the metro it is for you to build your own canoe! For additional informa- area with an annual spring finale show. The show is tion call Jim Robinson at 588 -5402. developed each year with new songs, costumes and choreographed dances accompanied by a four piece band. There is nominal registration fee, The group is Co co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. For more information call O 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 7:30 p.m, at Brooklyn � Junior High School. New members are welcome Director Colleen Devine. B BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND I 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 is Monday nights at North View Jr. High, New members are welcome. For more information call the parks and recreation department at 561 -5448. Director Paul D ays Schierenbeck. EARLE BROWN DAYS Committees are already forming for the 1989 Earle Brown Days festival. You too can be a part of all the excitement ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK planning a festival involves. If you would like further informa tion about volunteering, call Sue at 561 -5448. Entertainment In The Park returns for the fourth exciting season beginning June 13. Mark your 1989 calendar now. The 1989 Earle Brown Days will be held from June 21 - 25. Details will be available in the summer brochure. Below is a Some of the events to be held include: listing of confirmed concerts to date. If you have comments June 21 Ice Cream Social - Brookdale or suggestions for programs, call Sue at 561 -5448. June 22 -25 Carnival - Community Center parking lot 1989 Schedule June 22 Parade - 69th to 59th & Dupont June 24 Kids Fishing Contest - Shingle Creek Golf Tournament - Centerbrook June 13 Reuben Risirom's Jazz Ensemble June 25 Car Show - To be announced June 20 The Rockin' Hollywoods June 27 To be announced Junior Royalty - Community Center July 4 No Concert Sunday In Central Park Central Park July 11 Roseville Community Band and Brooklyn Community Band SUNDAY IN CENTRAL PARK - JUNE 25 July 18 Children Program Join the fun at the Earle Brown Days finale event, Sunday In July 25 Minneapolis Pops Orchestra August 1 Barbary Coast Banjo Brass Central Park. August 8 Medicine Show Music Company 5:15 p.m. Teddy Bear Band August 15 To be announced 6:15 p.m. Brass Tracks August 22 To be announced 8:45 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band August 29 To be announced 10:00 P.M. Fireworks i 18 Centerbrook Golf Course 9 Hole Par 3 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 561 -3239 0 100 0 T GOLF LESSONS Indoor instruction for youth (7th grade and up) and adults. a Participants must furnish their own clubs. Bring a 7 iron to the first class. Balls and mats furnished for classroom instruction. There is an extra charge for balls at the driving range. Each class limited to 6 golfers, minimum 4. Participants will receive a complimentary pass for a round of golf at Centerbrook Par 3 Golf Course, for the 1989 season. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee $25.00/5 Sessions. Instructor PGA GOLF PRO. # Day Begins Time Location A Tues. Jan. 17 11:30 a. m. Lions Park Shelter j B Tues. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter C Tues. Jan. 17 7:30 p.m, Lions Park Shelter D Wed. Jan. 18 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter E Wed. Jan. 18 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter F Thurs. Jan. 19 11:30 a.m. Lions Park Shelter G Thurs. Jan. 19 6:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter H Thurs. Jan. 19 7:30 p.m. Lions Park Shelter Registration for lessons begins Saturday, January 7 at CENTERBROOK CLUBHOUSE - 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Private lessons are available at $25.00 half hour. Call Centerbrook for information. 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: $2.00 per 1/2 hour. Open daily, see winter hours. Reservations on the first come basis. The mini range is located in Lions Park, (next to Centerbrook), 55th & Russell N. CLUBHOUSE & MINI RANGE HOURS �- --� MONDAY- SATURDAY 10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. SUNDAY 1:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. CLUBHOUSE Features kitchen with snack bar; perfect for small meeting or 1 I company golf outings. Seating capacity 40 people. No liquor I permitted. RATES - MINIMUM 2 HOURS —�� Brooklyn Center civic groups - $10.00 per hour Private, non - Brooklyn Center civic and business groups - $25.00 hour 1989 GOLF LEAGUES Men's, Women's morning & evening, Senior Adults, & Youth. A couples league may be started if there is enough interest. Look for detailed information in the SPRING BROCHURE. For more information or questions, call Centerbrook Clubhouse, 561- 3239. 19 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 7, 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 same parent each time. Registration have already learned, experience new skills or just start right s 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 days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents # Day Begins Time Location $13.25/10 Lessons. 82 Sat. Jan. 14 10:05 a.m. CC Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we 83 Sat. Jan. 14 10:40 a.m. CC are not responsible. 84 Mon. Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. NVJH 85 Tues, Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. CC 86 Tues. Jan. 17 6:35 p.m. CC ADULT SWIM LESSONS 87 Thurs. Jan. 19 6:00 p.m. CC Beginner through swimmer level swim instruction for adult 88 Thurs. Jan. 19 6:35 p.m. CC and high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS or brush up on your strokes. Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. Classes 40 min. 89 M & W Jan. 16 9:30 a.m. CC 90 M & W Feb. 20 9:30 a.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN SWIM LESSONS # Day Begins Time Location American Red Cross Swimming Instruction, beginner 113 Tues. Jan. 17 7:45 p.m. CC through swimmer. Classes have an average ratio of 5 114 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:45 p.m. CC students/ instructor. Preschool swim lessons for 4 and 5 year DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS olds. Children swim lessons for 6 and older. Parents do not accompany child in water. Registration Fee $18,00/10 115 M & W Jan. 19 10:40 a.m. CC Lessons. Classes 30 min. 116 M & W Feb. 20 10:40 a.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS ADULT SUPER CHICKEN # Day Begins Time Location For those persons, high school age and up who have a real 91 Sat. Jan. 14 9:30 a.m. CC fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear 92 Sat. Jan. 14 10:05 a.m. CC and enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. 93 Sat. Jan. 14 10:40 a.m. CC Classes same days and times as adult lessons. 94 Sat, Jan. 14 11:15 a.m. CC 95 Mon. Jan. 16 6:00 p.m. NVJH ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS 96 Mon. Jan. 16 6:35 p.m. NVJH 97 Mon. Jan. 16 7:10 p.m. NVJH Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are 98 Mon. Jan. 16 7:45 p.m. NVJH physically and /or mentally handicapped, Classes have a 99 Tues. Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. CC ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee 100 Tues. Jan. 17 6:35 p.m. CC $18.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 101 Tues. Jan. 17 7:10 p.m. CC 102 Tues. Jan. 17 7:45 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 103 Thurs. Jan. 19 6:00 p.m. CC 104 Thurs. Jan. 19 6:35 p.m. CC 117 Sat. Jan. 14 9:30 a.m. CC 105 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:10 p.m. CC 118 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:45 p. m. CC 106 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:45 p.m. CC PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Private swim lessons are available at the community center 107 M & W Jan. 16 9:30 a.m. CC and North View Jr. High. Privates will be held same days and 108 M & W Jan. 16 10:05 a.m. CC times as child and adult swim lessons. For registration 109 M & W Jan. 16 10:40 a.m. CC information contact Steve, 561 -5448. Registration Fee 110 M & W Feb. 20 9:30 a.m. CC 111 M & W Feb. 20 10:05 a.m. CC $9.00 /1 Lesson or $40.00/5 Lessons. Classes 30 min, 112 M & W Feb. 20 10:40 a.m. CC 20 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED CPR AND FIRST AID FOR DIVING 1 AND 2 ..,`�,... LIFEGUARDS /SWIM INSTRUCTORS Red Cross courses in Community CPR, Basic Life Support for Beginning springboard lessons for children who are the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid, These three advanced beginner or better swimmers. Diving 2, must have courses are recommended for persons currently taking taken Diving 1. Registration Fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes Advanced Lifesaving or planning on working as lifeguards 30 min. or swim instructors. Attendance is required at all three DIVING 1 sessions (Jan. 22, Feb. 5, 19) and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $45.00/3 Sessions and includes # Day Begins Time Location instruction and all materials. Classes 6 hours. 119 Mon. Jan. 16 7,45 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time location 120 Tues. Jan. 17 7:45 p.m. CC 125 Sun. Jan. 22 Noon CC DIVING 2 121 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:45 p.m. CC CPR - NEW What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING - NEW stopped breathing started choking or had a possible heart Do you like dancing and music, are you an advanced attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, beginner swimmer or better? Combine allthree in beginning children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community g g g CPR Course. Registration Fee $25.00/2 Sessions. Includes synchronized swimming! Learn basic stunts and formations instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours. in the water and develop routines set to music. Registration fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 126 Thurs. Feb. 9 6:00 p.m. CC 127 Thurs. Mar. 9 6:00 p.m. VA , CC 122 Thurs. Jan. 19 7:45 p.m. CC NOTICE The parks and recreation department does not provide i. .•�' `�� accident insurance for participants in any of its programs. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury from their ' involvement in programs or activities outlined in this brochure. { BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE A Red Cross course for person ages 1 1 and older. Skill in self This class is designed for adults interested in underwater rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught, diving and who are comfortable in water. Each person must Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must provide his own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 1/2 hours in Registration Fee $28.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 hour. length and will meet once a week for 4 weeks. Open water dives are a requirement of this class at an additional fee of # Day Begins Time Location approximately $99.00 which includes a textbook, On completion of the course an internationally recognized 123 Sat. Jan. 14 9:30 a.m. CC certificate card will be awarded. Registration Fee $100.00/4 Sessions. ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE A Red Cross course for persons 15 and older. Students must # Day Begins Time Location be able to perform standing front dive, swim underwater, 128 Sun. Jan. 15 3:30 p.m. CC tread water and swim 500 continuous yards. Attendance is 129 Sun. Feb. 12 3:30 p.m. CC required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $50.00/10 Sessions and includes instruction, 6 hours of student guarding time, and all materials. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. Community CPR, Basic Life SCUBA OPEN SWIM Support for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid are A special time to practice for those with scuba equipment recommended for persons wanting to become lifeguards only. Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well or swim instructors. See above. as any other interested person. Cost $1.00 per person. # Day Begins Time Location Thursdays 8:30 -10:00 p.m., North View Jr. High beginning Jan. 5. 124 Sun. Jan. 15 7:00 p, m. CC 21 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS Begins Thursday, Jan. 5, 7:30 -8:30 p.m. JANUARY Cost 75 cents per person. BENJI THE HUNTED - " FRIDAY NIGHT FAMILY NIGHT ", Jan. 20, NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL 6:30 p.m. A night out for the whole family. Walt Disney Benji The Hunted and a swim afterwards. BARGAIN DAY The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at RATES: Adults (18 &over) $1.50, Youth (15 -17) $1.00 and 69th and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at Children (5 -14) $35. Children 4 & under free, with various times during the week. Reservations are requested supervision. a minimum of two weeks in advance. Call Steve at 561 -5448 PICNIC IN JANUARY - " SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Jan. 28,6-9 for further information. Costs: Pool $25.00 /per hour. Gym p.m. Bring your beach blanket and join us for a picnic $15.00 /per hour. supper, swimming, music, games and prizes! Hot dogs, chips and lemonade will be sold. Saturday Night Live L COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL admission rates.* 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. Costs $49.00 /per hour. \ 0 FEBRUARY P 11111 1110 SWEETHEART SPECIAL - " SUPER SATURDAY ", Feb. 11, 1 -4 p.m. Write a love line and have it read by our own D.J., Dr. Love. Swimming, music and fun for the whole family. . Regular admission rates. CRUISE THE C.C. - " SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Feb. 25, 6 -9 p.m. BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB Join the captain and his crew for an evening in the South Pacific. A host of activities, games and island music will All boys and girls 6 through college age are invited to join fill your trip with happy memories. Saturday Night Live the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swim Club, admission rates.* for competitive swimming, sponsored by the Brooklyn s Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation ! 1 Departments. The swim club offers a wide range of - programs for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive swimming. For further information call 561 -5448. A free 2 week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who MARCH has never tried competitive swimming. HOP IN SPLASH " SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", March 18, 6 -9 p.m. Hop on in and join us on the bunny trail, win special CHILDCARE SERVICE prizes during our special Easter egg hunt! Enjoy all the The "Play Corner" will be provided for parents attending other bunny activities too! Saturday Night Live admission morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the rates.* community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" will *Admission to the Saturday Night Live is $1.50 (17 and be open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. beginning under), $2.00 (18 and over). Membership, passes and January 3. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to coupons will not be honored. All persons remaining in the relax in our concession area before picking up their child. building will be charged an admission fee. CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US Celebrate your birthday with us. FITNESS TESTING Come to the community center on � your birthday and with one paid Anyone interested in attaining good physical condition, admission or more (friend, family, etc.), look good and most importantly feel good, should you get in free. For small groups, call determine their level of fitness. Your exercise program can ahead and we'll arrange a room for be started by a body composition test. Discover your you to have your birthday cake. A percentage of body fat and your present fitness level. This is sponsored b Accent on Health and the Brooklyn great way to get into the swim of things P Y n Center Y on your birthday. For more information Parks & Recreation Department, Registration Fee $7.00. call 561 -5448. Appointment times will be taken from 11:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. Call 561 -5448. # Day Date Location 130 Sat. Jan. 7 CC 22 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. 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 5 Children (6 -14) $1.75 BARGAIN DAYS The first Monday, second Wednesday, and third Friday of each month are BARGAIN DAYS. Senior Adults (62 & Over) $35 Adults (18 & Over) $1.50 Youth (15 -17) $1.00 Children (6 -14) $35 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 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Adults Only: Noon to 1:00 p.m.) SUNDAY 1:00 p.m. 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 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.) SATURDAY 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 P.M. SUNDAY 1:00 p.m. 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. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 18 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 roorn. 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. beginning January 3. After classes or swimming, parents are invited to relax in our concession area before picking up their child. 23 I I ci'Y 3[B OOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY CENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 561 -5448 I TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRA INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the parks and recreation office ADVISORY COMMISSION in the communitycenter beginning at1 :00p,m , on Saturday, Jan. 7 (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of separate- see box below. each month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers, This Commission advises Registration made by mail will not be accepted before Jan. 9. the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn No phone registrations. Center. 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, Jan. 7, 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, 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 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 mov not be made up. Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor 7. The following refund policy will 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, JANUARY 9. class will be prorated plus there will be a $4,00 service charge. 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 be formed if there are sufficient requests and 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 informofion call 561 -5448. Class #I Time Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr, High will begin Sat. Jan. 7 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.)