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1988 Edition 59 August 31 THE SOMETHING MORE N CITY WS TT R INCLUDES THE 1988 FALL BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE OSO ' ■'� �.. + off ♦. � o p it all ♦ il I I � I Registration for Fall Classes Begins September 14 See back page for information � i r I I I i i TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Deliver to home by Sept. 3 CITY O F B ROOK LY N :AUGUST, 1988 C ENTER 59 Register Prior To Elections And Avoid Long Waiti Lines PRECINCT MAP register are strongly urged to prior to election day in an effort to avoid waiting in long lines BROOKLYN PARK BORDER Registration is allowed by law at the e , polling places on election days; 9 , �,y� 4 Y�3� 3 however, plenty of time should be W 4 4r aQ = allowed for the procedure. a 89TH AVE. N. 89TH AVE. N. Ui ¢ 89TH AVE. N. For the convenience of rest- I -aa �9 a Sy �N i dents, voter registration Is com m $� Q �� ' c��cq a ducted at the Brooklyn CenterC Ity Hall throughout the year, with the Z Z O 4 gq g9t kgy 88TH AVE. N. ? exception of 20 days prior to an cc 83RD AVE. N. election. 0 '9a 6 �� 2 a Preregistration for the primary, m 81 STAVE. N. v e x " Tuesday, September *4% i closed y on Tuesday, August 23, at 4:30 Z p.m. Preregistration forthegener- 58TH AVE. N. vzi 58TH AVE. N. al election, Tuesday, November A closes on Tuesday, October 1 8, ♦ at 4:30 p. m. LU 1 To be eligible to vote in Brooklyn ° m 53RD AVE. N. Center, an individual must be 18 fA years of age or older on the day of 's W the election; a citizen of the United 'a States; a resident of Minnesota forat T least 20 days prior to the election; W and be properly registered. x If you have previously registered, ROBBINSDALE BORDER there is no need to go through the process again unlessyou havefailed to vote once in four preceding years, Polling Places moved to a different address, or have changed your name. PRECINCT 1 .... Centerbrook Clubhouse, 5500 North Lilac Drive. PRECINCT 2 .... Earle Brown School, 5900 Humboldt Avenue North. TO REGISTER AT POLLS PRECINCT 3 .... Evergreen Park School, 7020 Dupont Avenue North. To register at the polls, a resident PRECINCT 4 .... Willow Lane School, 7020 Perry Avenue North. must present one of the following as PRECINCT 5 .... Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Avenue North. proof of residence in the precinct PRECINCT 6 .... Garden City School, 6400 Brooklyn Boulevard. PRECINCT 7 .... Cross of Glory Church, 5929 Brooklyn Boulevard. • Valid driver's license showing PRECINCT 8 .... Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Boulevard. the address in the precinct. PRECINCT 9 .... Willow Lane School, 7020 Perry Avenue North. Continued on Page 3 2 Elections Caution Is Necessary Continued from Page 2 As School Year Starts • Valid Minnesota I.D. card showing address in precinct. • Valid registration in the same SIHOOL �precinct but from an old address. U O • A registered voter in your precinct who will sign an oath stating that you reside in the precinct in which you are voting. College students may present a student fee statement, a student identification card or a student (o) I registration card as long t shows _— their address in the precinct. ABSENTEE BALLOTS Any eligible voter who expects to be unable to go to the polling places on election day due to: absence / from the precinct where residency is maintained; illness; disability; rely gious discipline; observance of a religious holiday, or service as an election judge in another precinct, may vote by absentee ballot. Apple cations for absentee ballots may be obtained at City Hall. For additional information, please contact the Brooklyn Drivers, of all motor vehicles are reminded that the School Safety Center City Clerk at &64- 5414II' reminded that it is their responsibili- Patrol will be out every school day to during normal business hours. ty to ensure the safety of children assist students going to and from S(o9' 3 j OQ State law requires that drivers on school. the same roadway as a school bus Drivers are reminded to honor the Animal Noise with red lights flashing and stop arm school patrol's orange stop flags extended must stop to allow the which are used to assist pedestrians O rdinance Will students to enter and exit safely at school patrol crossings. The Drivers may proceed when the stop orange stop flag extended is corn Be Enforced arm is retracted and the red lights sidered the same as a posted stop are off. sign, and all school patrol crossing Brooklyn Center pet owners are Students and adults who are areas are posted by permanent reminded that a dog, cat, orany other pedestrians or bicyclists are signs and painted crosswalks. animal that annoys residents by barking, howling, or making other noises constitutes a violation of City I - 694 Fix -Up Booklet Deals ordinance. Owners are obviously responsi- With P roble ms ble for the actions of their pets and may receive a citation from a police Brooklyn Center residents re- information will be distributed to the officer if a violation occurs. The ceived a booklet from the Minnesota residents in the affected areas, penalty for violating this ordinance is Department of Transportation which If you have not received your a maximum of 90 days in jail, a $700 deals with the problems during booklet, or would like addition. fine, or both. major reconstructionof 1 -694. al information, please contact Pet owners are encouraged to The booklet explains the core MNDOT at 593 -8400, from 7:30 enjoy the companionship of their struction schedule, the various a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through pets without disturbing others. routes, alternate routes, and how Friday. 3 '_ _ y _L �i :0988899 nausea l oo p 9 Earle Brown Farm banquet- conference center and a private parties will be able to book bed and breakfast inn. In addition, their groups into the hippodrome Restoration Will the farm will house the Brooklyn section of the farm Upon comple- Beg in This Fall Center Historical Society. Other tion, the hippodrome will be able to g uses may include office space and a accommodate from 850 to 1,000 Restoration of the historic Earle restaurant. persons for a sit -down dinner. Brown Farm is scheduled to begin in Completion is expected around Details for reserving the facilities will late fall, with the site to be used as a December, 1989. Weddings and be available in January or February, 1989. Housing Grant . Program Available lty of Brooklyn Center The Brooklyn Center Housingand CITY COUNCIL Redevelopment Authority is admini- Dean Nyquist ............................. ..........................Mayor stering Brooklyn Centers Housing Bin Hawes ........ Rehabilitation Grant Program. ............. ............................... Councilman Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman The program, which isfundedwith Celia Scott ............................... . ................. Councilwoman community development block grant Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman monies, is intended to provide finan- cial assistance to low and moderate Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager income households with the mainte- SERVICE DIRECTORY nance and repair of their homes Maximum qualifying incomes Emergency Number (24 Hours) range from a household with one POLICE-FIRE-MEDICAL.. . ...... .. . ... . ......................... 911 individual with an income of $15,250 Police (non- emergency, information) . _ . ... . ...................... 561 -5443 per year, to households with eight or City Han offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 more individuals having a maximum (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) annual income of $27,200. Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 For additional information regard - CITY OFFICES ing the program and the required 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway qualifications, please call Brad Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 Hoffman at the Brooklyn Center City Hall, 561 -5440, Monday through Friday, during normal business hours 4 Lead Level In Water Can Increase Due to Plumbing Although the presence of lead in waterfrom the hot watertap. Usethe For additional information, please water is rarely a natural occurrence, stove to heat the water. contact the Brooklyn Center Water it can enter your drinking water from Department at 561 -5440, extension lead based solders, or lead pipe in • In addition, and as required by 134, or the United States Envirorr the plumbing. law, use only lead free materials for mental Protection Agency's hotline Lead was the standard used for plumbing repair. at 1- 800 - 426 -4791. water service pipe and interior plumbing, from the late 1800's to 1930. Since then, replacement Recycling To Be materials such as copper and galvanized steel have been more A Joint Effort commonly used in residential plumb- ing. Lead based solders were also used to join copper pipe. will be provided by the City, forsingle Since 1985, state law has banned The cities of Brooklyn Center, family through four -plex buildings, lead pipe and lead based solders Crystal, and New Hope have joined and collection should occur on the containing more than 0.2 percent together under a joint powers agree- same day as the regular pickup. lead for use in systems which deliver ment to contract for the curbside Each household will receive drinking water. Lead enters drinking pickup of recyclable materials A additional information as details are water through corrosion, with the specific date for the start of the finalized. At this time, residents are water acting as a solvent, especially program has not been set, but it is encouraged to take their recyclable if it stands for several hours in lead anticipated that it will begin around materials to the Goodwill Recycling pipes the first of the year. Center located at 7316 Lakeland Lead levels In drinking water All metropolitan area cities are Avenue North in Brooklyn Park are likely to be higher: required by law to reduce the adjacent to the Conn -Co Shoe Store. • If your home has copper pipes amount of solid waste materials Residents can now bring tradi- with lead solder joints that are less going to area landfills by 16 percent tional items to the Goodwill, in addi- than five years old by 1990. Minnesota statutes require tion to recyclable cans, newspapers the separation of recyclable materi- and bottles to the center. The center • If your home's water system als and yard wastes from rubbish is open from 10 am. to p.m., seven has lead pipes and watersits in pipes which is to be deposited in a landfill for several hours, or if your water is days a week soft or corrosive. Residents, as part of a volunteer If you would like additional infor- A qualified laboratory is the only program, will be asked to separate mation, please contact Julie Jones, sourceto analyze the content ofIead metals, glass, and some paper Crystal's Recycling Coordinator at in the water, and can be found in the products from their rubbish. Con- 537 -8421, or Hennepin County at yellow pages of the phone book tainers for the recyclable materials 348 -6500. under "laboratories ". Tomind the lead levels, follow Dispose of Used Oil these guidelines: • Do not drink orcook with water gallons of oil each year from Minne- which sits in pipes for several hours Used oil can and should be re- sota households are dumped down Flush the cold water faucet by cycled. A Minnesota law also re- drains and storm sewers, on the running the water, for approximately quires that all outlets that sell motor ground or just put into the garbage. two to three minutes, until you feel a oil in the state must provide a collec- Just one quart of oil can pollute temperature change. Then, allowthe tion tank for used oil or post a sign 250,000 gallons of water - -- which is water to run for an additional 15 to indicating where the nearest used more than 30 persons can drink in a 30 seconds to ensure the line is oil recycling tank is located. lifetime. flushed. Oil poured into sanitary sewers For more information on how to dis- • Since lead dissolves faster in cannot be broken down by waste- pose of used oil, please notify the hot water than cold water, avoid water treatment, and becomes water Minnesota Waste Management preparing baby formulas or drinking pollution. More than 2,000,000 Board at 649 -5750. 5 1988 FALL PARKS & LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. RECREATION DEPARTMENT Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Ck. Pkwy. Brooklyn Junior High School (BJHS), 7400 Noble Ave. N. BROCHURE 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. 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 Park Center High School (PCHS), 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. % Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. Adult Activities INTRO TO DANCE - NEW CHILDCARE SERVICE Put some pep into your step ... it's the dance class you've been The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending waiting for! Explore different styles of dance: jazz, ballet, modern, morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the theatrical, soft shoe and tap. Wear comfortable clothes, no special community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 shoes required. Open to teens too. Registration Fee $14.50/10 cents for each preschool child. Parents are invited to relax in our Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Nancy Candea. concession area after class or swimming before picking up their # Day Begins Time Location child. The "PLAY CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday, 9:00 1 Wed. Sept. 28 7:40 p.m. Willow Lane a.m. -12:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 6. For further information call 561 -5448. "50'S" DANCE CLASS -NEW A "special" dance class for men and women 50 years and over. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE Soft shoe, waltzes, jazz and novelty dances for fun, fitness and if A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and you like preparation for performing with the Silver Slipper dance older. (Only one spouse must meet age requirement.) You do not group. The class will increase your flexibility, muscle tone and need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Please furnish raise your energy level. Join and have fun dancing!! Registration your doctor's name and number when registering. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson. Fee $7.25/12 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 2 Mon. Oct. 3 11:30 a.m. CC 5 Tues. Sept. 20 9:15 a.m. CC 6 Thurs. Sept. 22 10:15 a.m. CC SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP LOVE TO DANCE? A little "show biz" still in your blood? If you AQUA EXERCISE - COED are 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! We Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do perform dance numbers to broadway hits and nostalgic favorites. not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a Entertaining since January at club meetings, River Place, pleasant and invigorating experience to exercise through this Aquatennial and other special events, the group welcomes new unique approach to exercise with music. Some aerobics will also members. So dance for fun, for fitness and do a good deed too! be included. Instructors Vicki Syslo #'s 7, 9, Renee Youngberg How about it? Call for information, 561 -5448, ext. 170. #'s 8, 10, 11. Scholarships available and discounts for couples. Registration CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $17.25/12 WEEKS - 50 MIN. Fee $16.00/12 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 7 Tues. Sept. 20 10:15 a.m. CC 3 Tues. Sept. 27 4:30 p.m. CC 8 Tues. Sept. 27 7:20 p.m. NVJH 9 Thurs. Sept. 22 9:15 a.m. CC BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $14.50/5 WEEKS - 50 MIN. For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit 10 T & TH Sept. 27 6:30 p.m. NVJH on the side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the 11 T & TH Nov. 1 6:30 p.m. NVJH Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Polka and Schottische. Be ready for the AQUA EXERCISE WORKOUT - COED next Wedding Dance or night out on the town! Registration Fee $24.00/8 Sessions /per couple. Classes 1 hour. If swimming laps isn't your forte, try this. Aerobics, strengthening, # Day Begins Time Location stretching - and no sweat! You should be comfortable treading 4 Thurs. Oct. 6 7:30 p.m. Earle Brown water to join us - a step up from aqua exercise. This new coed class involves independent movement in deep water as part of a NOTICE vigorous workout. Registration Fee $17.25/12 Sessions. Classes The parks and recreation department does not provide accident 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. insurance for participants in any of its programs. Participants # Day Begins Time Location assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in 12 Wed. Sept. 28 7:30 p.m. NVJH programs or activities outlined in this brochure. 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS AEROBIC CLASSES A popular COED class, unique and different because you must . All aerobic classes offer complete and effective conditioning be at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to participate. You do for muscles, heart and lungs. not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle Registration Fee $17.25/12 Sessions. Class 50 min. Instructor group work and cool down stretching. Vicki Syslo. Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. # Day Begins Time Location .. All classes are COED unless noted in class description. 13 Wed. Sept. 28 6:30 p.m. NVJH Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week. Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swimsuits; sorry we are This can be a combination of classes or classes and not responsible. walking, swimming, biking, etc. Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class description. Childcare available for morning weekday 25 LBS. PLUS COED EXERCISE classes - See Childcare. Avery basic BEGINNING toning & stretching class designed for BEGINNING AEROBICS the overweight person. This class is unique not only because of Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why not the class pace and format but also because you must be at least this class! If you have never exercised before or found other 25 LBS. or more overweight to join. (No aerobics will be done.) classes too hard to follow ... this is it! Registration Fee $17.25/12 Come and give it a try; we think you'll enjoy the class. Wear Sessions. Instructors Deb Eldridge # 21, Judi Vacha # 22, Vicki comfortable clothes. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Syslo # 23, Bev Wilson # 24. Classes 50 min. Instructor Judi Vacha. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $14.50/10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 14 Tues. Oct. 4 6:00 p.m. Evergreen 21 Thurs. Sept. 22 6:00 p.m. NVJH 22 Tues. Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. Evergreen t� CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $17.25/12 WEEKS 23 Mon. Sept. 26 7:00 p.m. Evergreen 111J. 24 Mon. Sept. 26 10:30 a.m. CC TRIMNASTICS - COED Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for LOW IMPACT AEROBICS all parts of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh This unique class offers an alternative to other aerobic classes. exercises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be done; The large bouncing movements and jogging are removed and one exercises choreographed to music. Dress comfortably and bring foot is always maintained on the floor. The individual's heart rate a mat to class. Registration Fee $17.25/12 Sessions. Classes 50 can still be elevated within the target heart range. Instructors Deb min. Instructors Nancy Candea # 16, Bev Wilson # 17. Eldridge # 2.5, Bev Wilson #'s 26, 28, Vicki Syslo # 27, Marsha # Day Begins Time Location Krey # 29. 15 Mon. Sept. 26 6:00 p.m. Northport CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $14.50/10 WEEKS 16 Wed. Sept. 21 6:50 p.m. Willow Lane # Day Begins Time Location 17 Thurs. Sept. 22 10:30 a.m. CC 25 Thurs, Sept. 22 7:00 p.m. NVJH CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $17.25/12 WEEKS PRENATAL FITNESS 26 Thurs. Sept. 22 9:30 a.m. CC A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to 27 Mon, Sept. 26 6:00 p.m. Evergreen improve your flexibility, strength and stamina. You will learn 28 Tues. Sept. 27 5:45 p.m. CC exercises to encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly 29 Wed. Sept. 28 6:00 p.m. Northport changes. Keep fit for a healthier delivery and easier comeback. Please check with your doctor and bring a written OK to the first INTERMEDIATE AEROBIC DANCE session. Registration Fee $20.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. This intermediate level class is fun, challenging and is taught at Instructor Bev Wilson. a little faster pace. Aerobic dance is a combination of dancing for # Day Begins Time Location the fun of it and dancing for more ENERGY EVERYDAY! 18 Tues. Oct.4 6:45 p.m. CC Instructors Marsha Krey #'s 30, 32, Bev Wilson # 31. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $14.50/10 WEEKS WOMEN'S GENERAL CONDITIONING # Day Begins Time Location Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training 30 Sat. Sept. 24 9:30 a.m. NVJH machine and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness CLASSES ONCE A WEEK $17.25/12 WEEKS program. It is tailored to individual needs and provides you with 31 Mon. Sept. 26 9:30 a.m. CC the information you need to set up and pace workouts for future 32 Wed. Sept. 28 7:00 p.m. Northport use. This program emphasizes conditioning, endurance and 33 Mon. Sept. 26 7:00 p.m. Northport years of healthy living. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Anita Lancello. CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $16.00/4 WEEKS ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE AEROBICS # Day Begins Time Location This level is for persons wanting a high intensity and fast paced 19 T & TH Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. BCHS workout. Recommended for the EXPERIENCED aerobic CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $20.00/5 WEEKS exerciser. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. 20 T & TH Nov. 1 7:00 p.m. BCHS Instructor Jolene Morris. # Day Begins Time Location 34 Tues. Sept. 27 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake 35 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SELF - DEFENSE FOR WOMEN - NEW POTTERY This course is designed for women who want to learn the art of The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and self - defense. Emphasis will be on learning to protect yourself by hand building. The community center offers a unique opportunity using common sense and practical self- defense techniques. to practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay Instruction will also be given in basic karate punches and kicks for projects, unlimited practice time and firing fees. Bring a and getting out of holds. (No class October 31.) Wear loose fitting workshirt to the first class. Please allow about $6.00 for clothing. Fee $15.00/6 Sessions. Sessions 1 hour. Instructor, Jim purchasing of tools. Registration Fee $35.00/7 Sessions. Classes Stringer, 3rd degree black belt. 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 36 Mon. Oct. 3 6:30 p.m. BCHS 39 Tues. Sept. 27 6:30 p.m. CC 40 Mon. Oct. 10 6:30 p.m. CC KARATE - NEW 41 Tues. Nov. 15 6:30 p.m. CC Karate is the art of self- defense to be used only in defense. LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES Students will learn the basics of karate for physical fitness, self- defense, coordination and self- confidence. Above all, it's fun! Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at the For men and women. Fee $15.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. community center or have had previous experience and are Instructor, Jim Stringer, 3rd degree black belt. familiar with equipment. Lab may be used on an unlimited basis # Day Begins Time Location other than class time and students may have pieces fired in the 37 Wed. Oct. 5 6:30 p.m. BCHS seven week period. The lab program is designed for individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be purchased at the MIXED VOLLEYBALL community center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during Open to ail post high school age men and women. Choose sides the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds with and play fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom and Dad. pottery class schedule at community center Registration Fee Activity fee is 50 cents per person, per session. No organized $25.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, teams please. please check with instructor. Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location Wed. Oct. 5 7:30 p.m. BCHS 42 TO BE ARRANGED CC 43 TO BE ARRANGED CC MIXED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE 44 TO BE ARRANGED CC Open to all post high school age men and women. Competitive BEGINNING OUILTMAKING fall and winter leagues. Games are played Monday evenings at Northview, Orchard Lane, and Willow Lane Schools. Interested Participants will learn the basic techniques of hand piecing, teams and individuals should call Joe at 561 -5448. English paper piecing, applique stitch, curved seams, and set -in piecing. These basic blocks will be quilted -as- you -go, then joined WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL together to create an attractive wall hanging. Techniques learned A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring can be adapted to many other projects: quilts, pillows, clothing a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise. and placemats. Brings to 1st class: paper cutting scissors, #2 Please, no organized teams. No charge. Runs through December pencil, ruler and one piece template plastic (this may be 13. Gym time 2 hours. purchases at class for $1.60). A list of additional supplies needed Day Begins Time Location will be discussed. Registration Fee $16.00/6 Sessions. Classes Tues. Sept. 27 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown 2 hours. Instructor Linda Hillan. # Day Begins Time Location WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE 45 Wed. Sept. 28 7:00 p.m. CC Open to all post high school age women. Recreation and Power 55 ALIVE /MATURE DRIVING divisions with fall and winter leagues. Games are played Tuesday This class is an innovative classroom retraining program evenings at North View, Orchard Lane and Willow Lane schools. For more information, call Joe at 561 -5448. designed to help older persons improve their driving skills. The course material covers the effects of aging and medications on MEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE driving, basic driving rules, license renewal, local traffic hazards, The parks and recreation department has a Men's fall volleyball adverse road conditions, energy saving, and accident prevention measures. The course fee $7.00, covers class materials and is league. Interested teams and individuals should call 561 -5448 not refundable. Your check or money order should be made and place their names on a mailing list. If enough interest is payable to AARP. The course has been developed by the shown, an organizational meeting will be scheduled. American Association of Retired Persons for persons 55 years *� and older. You must attend both days to be awarded a certificate of completion. With this certificate, you are entitled to a discount on your automobile insurance. REGISTRATION ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY. Registration Fee $7.00/2 Sessions. Classes 4 DOG OBEDIENCE '� ; hours. Instructors Jim Wilson #'s 46, 49, Henry Dorff, Warren Lindquist #'s 47, 50, John Gremban # 48. This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is Location 46 M at least 6 months old. This course will teach you to work with your & T Sept. 12 Day Begins T imime p.m. Lo Time cc dog in order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. 47 M & Fri. Sept. 15 9:00 a.m. CC Registration Fee $22.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 48 M & T Sept. 19 9:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 49 Th & Fri. Oct. 6 12:30 p.m. CC 38 Tues. Sept. 27 6:30 p.m. Northport 50 Th & Fri. Oct. 13 12:30 p.m. CC 8 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. SENIOR HAPPENINGS COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tell older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight activities going on at clubs, in the community and outings offered. trips. Trips will include tours, attending stage productions, horse Call for yours today! racing and other popular events. If you are interested in such outings and meeting new friends from the surrounding area, join TRANSPORTATION us. Refunds are given only if the trip is canceled or a substitute Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city can be found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to sponsored activities, grocery shopping and shopping excursions Brooklyn Center Community Center. On extended trips, refund from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. A donation of $1.00 policies are very liberal. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. round trip is asked; however, those unable to make a donation will not be turned away. For information, call 537 -5434 ext. 33. Oct. - German luncheon and entertainment. Nov. - Overnight in Eau Claire, Special entertainment: Stars of SOCIAL CLUBS Lawrence Welk. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Dec. - Yuletide Feast & holiday theater Recreation Department. Transportation to both locations is Jan. - Ice Capades available through Five Cities Transportation program from the Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. See Transportation. Space does not allow the complete and exciting details of these trips. If you are interested in a particular trip, please call 561 -5448 Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesday throughout the year from and we will send a trip brochure to you. 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. '' • Brooklyn Twins Club -meets the *1st and 3rd Friday of each month, September - June from 7 -9:30 p.m. Call for information. *Meetings in September are on the 9th & 23rd. "BRIDGE FOR FUN" �\ N GIFT TRUNK Join other bridge players who get together for a friendly afternoon of bridge. We will play the third Thursday of each month from A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. 12:30 -3:30 p.m. Please note: New participants must make a Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for reservations and /or either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more information call questions. Activities held at Earle Brown Commons Apartments, 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st 6100 Summit Dr. No. Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Selected items are on display year round and are available for purchase at 55 ALIVE/MATURE DRIVING the Brooklyn Center Community Center. The Gift Trunk will also See Adult Activities for information. be open on Sept. 10 from 8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE VOLUNTEERS FOR KIDS SHOPPING If you want to spend a couple of hours having fun and doing See Adult Activities for information. something for children in the community, read on! Volunteers are SWIMMING POOL needed to help children shop for their families at the Kid's Shopping Korner, Sat. Dec. 10. This shop offers children the Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center opportunity to shop for low cost gifts without parents peeking. Gift residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $15.00 for 3 wrappers are also needed. Call 561 -5448, for further information. months. Application may be made at the community center desk. Non - residents and resident seniors not interested in membership may swim for $1.75 per time - single admission. SERVICES FOR SENIORS & DISABLED SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS See Special Activities for information on chore services and meals. American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have T.AP. already learned, experience new skills or just start right from the Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and handicapped who very beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens." live alone. The program has helped several person with Registration Fee $25.50/10 Lessons. Classes same days and immediate needs in some cases emergency situations. If you are times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents $12.75/10 interested in the program for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP Lessons. clerk at 566 -0157. We really care about our participants! See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Police Department. 9 1 Teen Activities TEEN UPDATE TEEN EXPO'88 Teen Update is the newsletter put out by the Brooklyn Center Mark your calendar - Saturday, October 1 - Teen Expo '88. The Parks and Recreation Department. It will tell about junior high event will be held from 11 a.m. -3 p.m. at Park Center High School. activities going on including Co -Rec specials, dances, classes, The day features demonstrations and some hands -on ski trips and more. Teen Update will be available in junior high opportunities. There will be scuba /snorkeling, modeling, school offices beginning in October. Students may also call the kayaking, make up /skin care, fashion show, keyboarding, skiing, Parks and Recreation Department at 561 -5448 to get their names biking, archery, martial arts, rollerblade skating, music and much on the 1988 -1989 mailing list. much more. There will even be a WLOL DJ. For junior and senior TEEN CHAPERONES NEEDED high students. Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m. -3 p.m., Park Center - BE THERE! Call 425 -4131 for more info. Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now hiring chaperones to work two friday evenings a month from 6:30 -10:30 MOON WALK - DEC. 2 p.m. Chaperones will supervise junior high students at North View It's fun! It's exciting! It's breathtaking! Experience the sensation Co -Rec, an open gym type program, and dances. Must be adult of weightlessness in this giant air pillow. Get you friends together age to apply. Call Sue at 561 -5448 for information. and come to co -rec. Other activities include swimming, BACK TO SCHOOL BASH - OCT. 7 basketball, foosball, bumper pool, and ping pong. For grades 7 -9 only. Fee $2.00 /per person. Session 3 hours. It's back to the 50's for the Biggest Back To School Bash ever! A Day Date Time Location sound and light show will feature the greatest hits of the 50's and Fri. Dec. 2 7:00 p.m. NVJH 60's. The evening will be filled with fabulous fifties fun, dance, games and contests. Students are encouraged to dress in 50's SADIE HAWKINS DANCE clothes. Other co -rec fun includes ping pong, pool, and foosball. Don't miss the Sadie Hawkins Dance on Friday, November 18 Refreshments will be sold. For grades 7 -9 only. Fee $2.00 /per from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. at North View (69th and Zane). The dance person, Session 3 hours. features one of the hottest sound, light and video shows in the Day Date Time Location area. Special highlight is the jailhouse. So, get your friends Fri. Oct. 7 7:00 p.m. NVJH together and catch Dance Fever! For grades 7 -9 only! Fee MONSTER MASH $3.00 /per person. Coat check 25 cents. Refreshments will be sold. Session 3 hours. Join us for a ghostly gala celebrating Halloween. Highlights Day Date Time Location include dancing, eerie entertainment, refreshments, a costume Fri. Nov. 18 7:30 p.m. NVJH contest, a monster mash dance contest and lots of scary surprises. For grades 7 -9. Come in costume to really get into the POTTERY, EXERCISE & FITNESS "spirit" of things! The Monster Mash ... it's a North View SMASH! See Adult Activities for description. Open to Senior High Teens. Fee $2.00 /per person. Session 3 hours. Day Date Time Location Fri. Oct. 28 7:00 p.m. NVJH Children's Activities CREATIVE DANCE AND JAZZ TINY TOT CREATIVE DANCE Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy thefreedom of creative The class gives an opportunity to participate in creative expression combined with modern jazz movements. For grades expression, rhythms and dance. The emphasis is on developing 1 -6. (Children in kindergarten who have previous dance training physical skills, imagination and self- expression. For preschool may register.) Registration Fee $15.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 children who will be 3 1/2 years old by Dec. 1, 1988. Registration min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill # 51, Jeanne Zandlo # 52. Fee $15.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 51 Wed. Sept. 28 3:50 p.m. Earle Brown 55 Wed. Sept. 28 5:35 p.m. Earle Brown 52 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:20 p.m. Willow Lane TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET I TAP AND BALLET Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning ballet A beginning level where fundamentals of ballet and simple tap movements and simple tap steps. For preschool children who will combinations will be taught. For grades 1 -6. (Children in be 3 1/2 years old by Dec. 1, 1988. Registration Fee $15.50/10 kindergarten who have previous tap and ballet training may Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill # 56, Jeanne register.) Registration Fee $15.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Zandlo # 57. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 56 Tues. Sept. 27 5:15 p.m. Palmer Lake 53 Mon. Sept. 26 4:20 p.m. Garden City 57 Thurs. Sept. 29 5:30 p.m. Willow Lane 54 Tues, Sept. 27 4.20 p.m. Palmer Lake 10 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET II WIGGLES AND GIGGLES For preschool children 4 and up who have had at least one year An activities class for parent and child ages 3 -5. Some exercises, previous tap and ballet training. Students will continue with ballet a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling and giggling fundamentals and learn new tap combinations. Registration Fee and lots of fun for everyone! Wear play clothes and a smile. $15.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Weeks. Classes 45 min. Instructor # Day Begins Time Location Nancy Candea. 58 Mon. Sept. 26 5:15 p.m. Garden City # Day Begins Time Location HAWAIIAN DANCE -NEW 69 Wed. Sept. 21 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane In this beginner class, participants will learn the gentle, beautiful GYMSTERS style of Hawaiian Dance where every song tells a story. The art Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's of talking with your hands and basic Hawaiian arm and hip motor skills and coordination. Class activities include tumbling movements will be taught. Lots of fun and very relaxing. The last and introduction to the balance beam and bars. For boys and girls week will be highlighted with a special show for family and friends. ages 3 1/2 -5 (children must be 3 1/2 by Dec. 1, 1988.) Class ratio For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $10.50/8 Sessions. Classes 30 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee $10.50/6 Sessions. min. Instructor Bobbi Murrill. Classes 45 min. Instructor Marie Egnell. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 59 Tues. Sept. 27 6:05 p.m. Palmer Lake 70 Sat. Oct. 29 9:05 a.m. NVJH 71 Sat. Oct. 29 10:00 a.m. NVJH GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will GYMSTERS II have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, cartwheels, Gymsters II is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn walkovers and headstands. Girls new to our program must more advanced moves on the low balance beam, tumbling and register for this class before taking the more advanced class. For bars. For preschool children 4 and up who have taken Gymsters grades K -6. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Classes 1 1 class. Class ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee hour. Instructor Nancy Candea # 64, Bobbi Murrill #'s 61, 62, 63. $10.50/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Marie Egnell. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 60 Sat. Sept. 24 12:10 p.m. NVJH 72 Sat. Oct. 29 10:55 a.m. NVJH 61 Mon. Sept. 26 3:15 p.m. Garden City 62 Tues. Sept. 27 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS 63 Wed. Sept. 28 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUN! The director 64 Wed. Sept. 28 4:55 p.m. Willow Lane helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment of music along with GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING the basic vocal techniques and the fun of musical performance. Children will have the opportunity to sing with a professional band Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have and work with a choreographer. The chorus meets October the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive through June and performs several times throughout the year cartwheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $14.50/10 including the annual spring show at Park Center. For grades 1 -8. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and # Day Begins Time Location Recreation Departments. For more information, call 561 -5448. 65 Sat. Sept. 24 9:50 a.m. NVJH (Registrations now being accepted.) Registration Fee $12.50/Year. Classes 1 1/2 hours. GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS # Day Begins Time Location Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to 73 Tues. Oct. 4 6:30 p.m. BJHS register for this class. Skills, such as mounts, turns and stunts, will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $14.50/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location LITTLE TRAVELER SERIES 66 Sat. Sept. 24 11:00 a.m. NVJH This popular program offers a unique experience for preschool BOY'S TUMBLING children 4 -5 years old. During our travel children will "get to know" people of other countries by making and sampling their best loved A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will foods, playing favorite games and making traditional crafts. Our have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, headstands, "Little Travelers" will also learn customs and a few words of the etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $14.25/10 Sessions. spoken language. Don't forget your backpack or small suitcase! Classes 45 min. Bobbi Murrill # 68. Registration Fee $5.00 /per session or $16.00 for all 4 sessions. # Day Begins Time Location Each class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. 67 Sat. Sept. 24 9:00 a.m. NVJH IRELAND - "LAND OF THE LEPRECHAUNS" 68 Wed. Sept. 28 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Date Time Location 74 Wed. Sept. 28 9:00 a.m. CC FRANCE - "THE GATEWAY TO EUROPE" 75 Wed. Oct. 12 9:00 a.m. CC MEXICO - "OUR NEIGHBORS TO THE SOUTH" 76 Wed. Nov. 9 9:00 a.m. CC BRAZIL - "THE COUNTRY OF THE FUTURE" 77 Wed. Nov. 30 9:00 a.m. CC 11 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS - OCT. 21 SPORTS HOUR Walt Disney's classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey, basketball and other low shown on October 21 at noon and 2:15 p.m. (approximate running organized games. For grades 1 -4. Instructor Jeff Holt. time 1 1/2 hours) at the community center. After the movie, stay Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. for a swim. Admission fee for all ages is $1.75 - includes movie # Day Begins Time Location and swim. (Memberships do not apply). Birthday parties and 82 Mon. Sept. 26 3:45 p.m. Northport youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. 83 Wed. Sept. 28 3:20 p.m. Evergreen 84 Thurs. Sept. 29 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake 85 Wed. Nov. 2 3:10 p.m. Orchard Lane 86 Thurs. Nov. 3 3:15 p.m. Garden City 87 Mon. Nov. 7 3:40 p.m. Willow Lane BEGINNING KARATE A beginning course in karate. Students will learn the basic kicks and punches, self- defense, and safety. They will also learn the first karate routine called Form. For grades 3 -6. Registration Fee e A'• $9.50/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Jim Stringer, 3rd degree black belt with 6 years teaching experience. # Day Begins Time Location HALLOWEEN PARTY �—� 88 Mon. Sept. 26 3:10 p.m. Palmer Lake Halloween is a celebration for all ghosts and goblins, witches and 89 Tues. Sept. 27 3:15 p.m. Garden City ghouls. It is the one day a year to be the creature of your wildest 90 Wed. Sept. 28 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks imagination. At the fourth annual Halloween party, play ghoulish 91 Thurs. Sept. 29 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown games, win prizes, enjoy special Halloween treats, and visit the 92 Tues. Nov. 1 3:20 p.m. Evergreen spook house. Cost includes a Halloween bag, one chance at each 93 Wed. Nov. 2 3:10 p.m. Orchard Lane game booth, treats and prizes. For children in 61h grade and 94 Thurs. Nov. 3 3:40 p.m. Willow Lane younger. Six year old spooks and under must be accompanied 95 Mon. Nov. 7 3:45 p.m. Northport by an adult. Adults are invited to accompany older children as PALMER LAKE PLAYHOUSE - NEW well. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Registration Fee $2.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Join this fun filled class as we explore the exciting world of theater. # Day Date Time Location Participants will be taught the basics of make -up, costumes, 78 Mon. Oct. 31 6:00 p.m. CC props and acting including pantomime, improvisation, dialogue and monologue. Last week will be highlighted with a special AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM performance for family and friends. For grades 3 -5. Registration The after school program enables students to explore fields Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Saunnia outside the regular school curriculum and will be held immediately Huggins. after school. These programs are designed to acquaint # Day Begins Time Location elementary students with a new skill, or to enjoy a new activity. 96 Thurs. Sept. 29 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake Although these programs are scheduled at specific schools, you LET'S PLAY THEATER - NEW can register for classes outside your home school. However, school district policies will not allow children to leave school early An introduction to the exciting performing arts. From favorite fairy to participate in an after school class. tales to improvisation, children are given the opportunity to act out their favorite characters ... imagination is the only limit. Make -up, If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an costumes, and props are all utilized to enhance the experience. instructor for a class, please contact the Parks and Recreation The children will perform a play for family and friends the last day. Department (561 -5448) or your Elementary School Building For grades 1 -2. Registration Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 Coordinator. hour. Instructor Saunnia Huggins. # Day Begins Time Location Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 - 0270 97 Tues. Sept. 27 3:20 p.m. Evergreen Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 YO-YO CLINIC - NEW Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 Doug Anderson Fair Oaks 533 -2246 Learn yo -yo history, safety and string tightness. Participants will Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 learn how to wind and throw a yo -yo and basic string tricks. MUST Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533 -1645 BRING YOUR OWN YO-YO. For grades 2 -6 only. Registration Ken Gulbraa Willow Lane 561 -9272 Fee $1.00/1 Session, includes treat. Class 45 min. # Day Begins Time Location CROCHETING FOR KIDS 98 Thurs. Sept. 22 3:20 p.m. Evergreen Beginning crochet instruction for 4 -6. Third graders accepted with 99 Fri. Sept. 23 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown consent of instructor. Bring a G or H metal crochet hook and 100 Tues. Sept. 27 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks practice yarn to the first class. Registration Fee $7.75/6 Sessions. 101 Wed. Sept. 28 3:45 p.m. Northport Classes 1 hour. Instructor Esther Hyland. 102 Tues. Oct. 4 3:15 p.m. Willow Lane # Day Begins Time Location 103 Wed. Oct. 5 3:10 p.m. Palmer Lake 79 Tues. Nov. 1 3:20 p.m. Evergreen 104 Fri. Oct. 7 3:15 p.m. Garden City 80 Wed. Nov. 2 3:15 p.m. Garden City 105 Mon. Oct. 10 3:10 p.m. Orchard Lane 81 Thurs. Nov. 3 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake 12 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SOCCER CAMP Fundamentals of the game will be taught and some informal Special Activities games will be played. For boys and girls in 1 st through 6th grade. If you have a soccer ball, bring it along. Registration Fee $9.00/4 ADAPTED RECREATION Weeks. Camp 1 hour 10 min. Registration now being accepted. # Day Begins Time Location The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the 106 Sat. Sept. 17 9:00 a.m. PCHS cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, 107 Sat. Sept. 17 10:15 a.m. PCHS Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West Hennepin Community Center. CAMPFIRE For boys and girls in K- highschool. Campfire builds life long West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving mentally friendships in a non - competitive atmosphere. Participants handicapped and developmentally delayed individuals and their develop self- esteem by participating in decision making, families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area. Services leadership, and giving service. For further information on getting include information and referral, advocacy, counseling. Programs your child or yourself involved in the Campfire Club program, include social /recreational clubs and education programs. Call contact: Barb Whitmore, 925 -0205. Tracy at 933 -9105 for information and registering procedures. Bowling League - Join in on a league every Saturday morning. For adults 16 years and older with mental handicaps, who want to improve their techniques, show off their skills, meet new friends and just have fun. Starts Oct. 1 -Dec. 3, 10:00 a.m. -Noon at _i_ Doyles, 5000 W. Broadway, Crystal. $15.00 league fee, also 1 $2.00 for each Saturday bowled. 1 � YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE Friday Night Social - A social recreational group for adults with mental handicaps. The group meets every Friday for new games, It's not too late to sign up for football. Participants will be given movies, field trips, plays, speakers and community experiences the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of football and at Northport School in Brooklyn Center, Sept. 30 -Dec. 2, sportsmanship through practice and competition. Practices are 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Fee $18.00. usually held 6 -7:30 p.m. Mon. -Fri. For more information call 561 -5448. Youth Connection - A programmed designed to promote YOUTH HOUSE HOCKEY recreation activities for TMR teens, 12 -17 years old. The progam will enhance socialization skills of teens through acitvities such For youth 3rd through 10th grade who wants to play in the House as organized games, drama, singing, creative art and outdoor Hockey program. Our teams will be competing with teams from activities. Begins Thursday, Sept. 29 -Dec. 1, 3:30- 5:30 p.m. at Robbinsdale, Golden Valley and Crystal. The deadline for Fair School, 3915 Adair Ave., Crystal, Advanced registration fee, registration is Monday, November 7. Anyone registering after this $30.00. date may not be placed on a team. The cost is $27.00 which includes a shirt. Teen Action - This exciting social and recreation program is for EMIR teenagers, 12 -17 years old. The group will focus on BASKETBALL - WRESTLING improving their leisure skills through field trips and community Information on the Youth Basketball and Wrestling program will experiences. Teen Action meets every other week at various be passed out via flyers at the various school and will also appear locations. Teens must be able to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 in the Brooklyn Center Post. Look for information in mid - October. participants. The club fee is $10.00 plus any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of events. Teen Action will meet every WOODWORKING FOR KIDS other week at various locations ... Join Us! Boys and girls will learn to safely use different hand tools and then apply their knowledge to making projects out of pine. Participants Saturday Sunshine Kids - A social /recreational program will be encouraged to work at their own pace and will complete designed for children with mental handicaps. The club will be one project. For grades 3 -6. Project is a hanging shelf. Bring a divided into groups, 4 -6 and 7 -11 years old. Activities include: small snack for break. Registration Fee $8.00/1 Session. Class 3 Arts /crafts, cooking, music and sports. Sunshine kids will meet at hour. Instructor Nancy Candea. Thorsen Community Center in Crystal, Saturdays, Sept. 24 -Nov. # Day Date Time Location 19, 9:30 a.m. -Noon. Fee $30.00. 108 Sat. Sept. 24 9:30 a.m. NVJH MORE WOODWORKING FOR KIDS GIFT CERTIFICATES Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or aftershave More Woodworking For Kids is a class for students in grades 4 -6 for birthday and holiday gifts, or cannot think of something who have previously taken a woodworking class with the Brooklyn original, get a parks and recreation gift certificate. Gift certificates Center Parks and Recreation Department. Basic hand tool usage are available in any monetary value and can be used toward will be reviewed and participants will be making a more advanced classes, trips, special events, swimming and merchandise. project. Bring a small snack for break. Project is a desk organizer. Certificates are available during office hours in the parks and Registration Fee $8.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor recreation department at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, Nancy Candea. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. For more information, call # Day Date Time Location 561 -5448. 109 Sat. Sept. 24 1:00 P.M. NVJH 13 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS SEPTEMBER See Children's Activities for description. BACK TO SCHOOL SPLASH - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Sept. 24, 6 -9 p.m. - Take a recess break with swimming and BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES games. Dunk a lifeguard, feed the teacher, and lassco the The Harmonettes are women over high school age who enjoy principal. Win great school supply prizes, music. Performances are given throughout the metro area with an annual spring finale show. The show is developed each year with new songs, costumes and choreographed dances accompanied by afour piece band. There is nominal registration fee. The group is co sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. For more information OCTOBER call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 8 p.m. at Brooklyn MONSTER . SPLASH -`SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE", Oct. 29, 6 -9 Junior High School. New members are welcome. p.m. - Ghosts, goblins, spooks and witches will entertain you this evening. Visit with "The Count" Yes, COUNT DRACULA will be BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND back to play his haunting music, games, prizes and more. The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn NOVEMBER Park Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post DON'T BE A TURKEY POOL PARTY - Nov. 25, - noon -3 p.m. - high school age men and women. Practice is Monday nights at Joins us for an afternoon of pool fun! First, gobble down a lunch North View Jr. High. New members are welcome. For more of turkey dogs, chips and pop while watching cartoon flicks. Then, information call the parks and recreation department at 561 -5448. off to the pool for swimming, pool games and special contests. Director Paul Schierenbeck. PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Deadline, Nova 20, space COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY permitting. $4.00 per person. The gallery located in the Brooklyn Center Community Center is A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL - NOV. 26, 1 -4 p.m. Bring the available for photography or mixed media shows at various times family for an afternoon of swimming, prizes, free popcorn and fun! throughout the year. There is no charge for the exhibit space. Regular admission cost. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for further information. Gallery Show Annual Fall Juried Show for DECEMBER Hennepin Artists of Robin Gallery YULE IN THE POOL - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Dec. 10, 6 -9 Nov. 8 - Dec. 12 p.m. Have you ever seen Santa in a swimming suit? Well, come to this Christmas Special Saturday Night Live and see Santa, THE HOUSE swim, play games, and win prizes. The House is a drop -in program that provides social & recreation opportunities for adults with mental health programs. If you would SPLASH INTO 1989M - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Dec. 31, like to get involved, it's easy, contact Mary, the program director 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m. Celebrate NEW YEARS EVE at the at 533 -5213. There is an answering machine if you can not reach community center. There will be games, hats, noisemakers, her directly. The drop -in is a volunteer program, you can come to swimming and free pop and popcorn. We'll play the oldies, current one activity a month or all of the activities, it is up to you! and big band music. MC'D by our own Guy Lombardo. EARLE BROWN DAYS Admission to the Saturday Night Live is $1.50 (17 and under), Committees are already forming for the 1989 Earle Brown Days $2.00 {18 and over }, festival. You too can be a part of all the excitement planning a festival involves. If you would like further information about BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB volunteering, call Sue at 561 -5448. The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m. the second Tues. of every month beginning in Sept. through May in THE SINGLES PLACE the Constitution Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community Center. The Singles Place has many social and educational opportunities Membership is open to any woman over the age of 21. Yearly dues are $5.00. The purpose of the club is to promote social, planned for single adults. Two special event highlights: Sara McCormack's presentation "The Joy of Flirting ", Oct. 18 and cultural and civic activities for area women. A variety of programs "Healing the Wounded Heart: Journey from Dependency to are presented each month, followed by refreshments and a social Healthy Relationships" by John Huffaker, M.A. and Merra Young - time, Join us on Tues., Sept. 13, for our "Get Re- acquainted Prottengeier, M.S.W., Nov. 1. Classes will include Women's Self - Luncheon" at noon. Members host the luncheon, non - members Defense, Career Exploration, Toward Healthy Relationships, pay $4.00. All welcome! Oct. 11 features a speaker from the Clean Intimacy: Connecting with Others, and Families and Self: Just Water Action project. On Nov. 8 we will have a Polish Ethnic Day how related are you? Ongoing activities are ballroom dance on with speaker Mary Jane Gustafason. Plan on attending the annual Tues. evening , Perspectives single women ' s Christmas Luncheon at noon, Dec. 13 hosted by the membership. self- esteem /self -help support group, Wed. 7 p.m. We Care Non - members pay $4.00. The fall trip schedule begins Sept. 27 self -help group, Thurs., 8 p.m. and Speakeasy small group with a boat ride on the St. Croix, departing from Taylors Fall. discussion on Fri., 7:30 p.m. For more information or a free Lunch at Dalle's House. On Oct. 25 visit the Harmony Amish brochure, call 535 -1790, extension 205. The Singles Place, a Colony with lunch at the Harmony House. On Nov. 22 visit KSTP program offered by Community Education and Facilities, Channel 5 "Good Company ", lunch at Edinburgh Club House. On Independent School District 281, is located at 4139 Regent Ave. Sat. Dec. 10, members will have the opportunity to volunteer at North, Robbinsdale. the annual Kids Shopping Korner. Questions about the club should be referred to 566 -1947. 14 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED I CENTERBROOK GOLF COURSE 9 Hole Par 3 SKI CHAPERONES NEEDED 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department needs ski chaperones for Junior High Trips. Ski trips run Friday evenings and school holidays January- February. Chaperones must attend GOLF FEES an orientation meeting in December. Call Joe at 561 -5448. Adult (18 & over) $5.30 Junior (17 & under) $4.24 SQUARE DANCE LESSONS AND DANCES Senior Adult (60 & over) $4.24 Lessons are offered by the Happy Face Square Dance Club from 2nd round $2.12 7:30 -9:30 p.m. beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Northport Weekend Rate $5.83 Elementary School. First lesson free to newcomers. Both singles and couples are welcome. Dances are held the third Sat. of each PASS BOOKS month at NVJH from 8 -10:30 p.m. For more information call 544 -5433 or 938 -2491. Adult - $47.70 _ Junior & Senior - $37.10 SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS - OCT. 21 10 passes Walt Disney's classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be Passbooks do not apply on weekends and holidays. shown on October 21 at noon and 2:15 p.m. (approximate running time 1 1/2 hours) at the community center. After the movie, stay OPEN GOLF TIMES for a swim. Admission fee for all ages is $1.75 - includes movie Saturday and swim. (Memberships do not apply). Birthday parties and 6:00 a.m. - dark youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. HALLOWEEN PARTY Sunday 6:00 a.m. - dark Halloween is a celebration for all ghosts and goblins, witches and ghouls. It is the one day a year to be the creature of your wildest Additional weekday open golf times may be reserved. imagination. At the fourth annual Halloween party, play ghoulish Leagues play during non -open golf times. games, win prizes, enjoy special Halloween treats, and visit the spook house. Cost includes a Halloween bag, one chance at each The weekday schedule is available by stopping at game booth, treats and prizes. For children 6th grade and Centerbrook, Brooklyn Center Community Center or by younger. Six year old spooks and under must be accompanied calling 561 -3239 to make a reservation. by an adult. Adults are invited to accompany older child as well. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Registration Fee $2.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. # Day Date Time Location 78 Mon. Oct. 31 6:00 p.m. CC RESERVATIONS BROOKDALE LIBRARY 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway Weekend reservations for Brooklyn Center residents can Fall Library Hours: Oct. - April, Mon.- Thurs., 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; be made beginning Monday mornings, non - residents Fri. -Sat., 10 a.m. -5 p.m., and Sun. Noon -5 p.m. beginning Thursday mornings. Reference /Information - 566 -8300 Book Renewal /Library Cards - 566 -2034 TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) - 566 -2233 SERVICES TO SENIORS AND DISABLED CLUBHOUSE Features kitchen with snack bar, perfect for small meetings The Community Emergency Assistance Program (C.E.A.P.) or company golf outings. Seating capacity 40 people. Call offers chore services and home delivered meals to those eligible, for rental information, 561 -3239. over 60 years of age, and disabled persons of any age living in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center and south to 49th Ave. N. in Mpls. This is a hot, nutritionally balanced meal delivered by volunteers PRO SHOP at noon Monday through Friday. Our Chore Program includes snow removal, yard work, minor Carries all the necessary golf accessories and equipment; home repairs, window washing, housekeeping, and spring golf clubs and pull cart available for rental, motorized golf clean -up. Our workers are skills -bank applicants whose cart available for handicapped and health impaired. references are thoroughly checked. Their name is added to our list of workers and referred to eligible people when they call for service. THe client pays the worker when the job is completed. �I - Anyone interested in working in our Chore Program or as a housekeeping aid should apply at C.E.A.P., 7231 Brooklyn Blvd. Volunteers are always needed for the Meals At Your Door program, grocery shoppers and many other positions within the agency. Contact Terry or Lois at 566 -9600. 15 Holiday Activities THE PRESCHOOL PUMPKIN PATCH - NEW MRS. CLAUS' KITCHEN Join us in the "Great Pumpkin" Patch and be transformed into a A one -day cooking /baking workshop where participants will make lack -o- lantern. Maybe, we'll even be visited by the "Great some of their favorite holiday treats with Santa's Elves. And of Pumpkin" himself! Games and face painting are some of the great course, Mrs. Claus will be there! Everyone will get a recipe booklet activities planned. Minimum age for preschooler's is 3 1/2 by Dec. and some homemade goodies to take home. Children should 1, 1988. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. bring an apron, a small shoebox and a sandwich. We will be Instructor Angie Schiebel. having a cookie and milk break. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee # Day Date Time Location $6.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. 110 Wed. Oct. 26 9:00 a.m. CC # Day Date Time Location 111 Wed, Oct. 26 Noon CC 116 Sat. Dec. 3 10:00 a.m. CC 117 Sat. Dec. 10 10:00 a.m. CC HALLOWEEN PARTY i See Children s Activities For Description. CHRISTMAS GIFTS Children will make a gift pretty enough to give proudly to family or HOLIDAY POOL ATTRACTIONS friends. These will be all new gifts from previous years. Time Monster Splash, Don't Be A Turkey. Thanksgiving Special, Yule permitting participants will also get the opportunity to make In The Pool and Splash Into 1989 - See Swim Activities For Christmas Cards. Bring a box to put your gift in. For grades 1 -6. Description. Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR - NOV. 5 # Day Date Time Location Join us in our 17th year at the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, 118 Sat. Dec. 3 1:30 p.m. cc 119 Sat. Dec. 10 1:30 p.m. CC November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. The bazaar's sponsored by the Brooklyn LITTLE ELVES WORKSHOP Center Parks and Recreation Department. See the many hand A unique one session workshop for p reschooler's 3 1/2 -6 ears painted gifts and decorations! Hope you will stop by for a free cup old. (Minimum age 3 1/2 by Dec. 1, 1988) Our "little elves" will of coffee and a chance to begin your holiday shopping. The make a holiday craft, decorate cookies, sing songs and play Brooklyn Community Harmonettes will be selling home baked festive games. Mrs. Claus and one of Santa's Elves will also be treats, stock your freezer for the holidays. No admission charge. arriving from the North Pole making this a very special day! For your convenience, babysitting for 50 cents per hour, per child. Strollers must be checked at the door. Don't miss this big annual Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class 2 1/2 hours. Instructors event - circle your calendar! Mrs. Braun &Schiebel. # Day Date Time Location CHRISTMAS CANDLEMAKERS - NEW 120 Mon. Dec. 5 9:30 a.m. CC Making candles is a wonderful way to start the holiday season. 121 Mon. Dec. 5 5:30 p.m. cc 122 Tues. Dec. 6 9:30 a.m. CC Children will have the opportunity to create bright, scented 123 Tues. Dec. 6 1:00 P.M. CC candles to decorate with or to give as gifts. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD Nancy Candea. # Day Date Time Location For kindergarten boys and girls. Traditional holiday games, crafts, 112 Sat. Nov. 12 10:00 e a.m. Lo food and fun will be featured as we learn Christmas customs of several different countries. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. PIE, PIE & MORE PIE Class 2 hours. Instructor Angie Schiebel. Learn how to make a delicious pumpkin pie and homemade fruit # Day Date Time Location 124 Wed. Dec. 7 5:30 p.m. CC pie in time for the holiday season. Each child will make their own individual pie to take home. Bring an apron and a sandwich as we KIDS SHOPPING KORNER will be having a pie and milk break. For grades 2 -6. Registration On Saturday, December 10, kids can do their very own holiday Fee $5.75/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Agnes Hennen. Time Location shopping. Christmas gifts for their parents, brothers, sisters and # Day Date Tim 113 Sat. Nov. 19 10:00 e a.m. Lo grandparents. The Senior Adults of the Brooklyn Twins Club and volunteers from the Brooklyn Center Women's Club will be there KRIS KRINGLES KINDERGARTEN CRAFTS to help children choose their gifts. All gifts - $4.00 and under. Sorry, no adults allowed to peak! Free gift wrapping too. The This special holiday class is being offered just for kindergarten shopping korner is open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by boys and girls. We'll be as busy as Santa's Elves making gifts and appointment only. Call 561 -5448, for your child's shopping having lot's of festive fun. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. appointment beginning Dec. 1, space is limited. Class 2 hours. Instructor Angie Schiebel. # Day Date Time Location SEE SANTA - FAMILY 114 Wed. Dec. 14 9:00 a.m. CC 115 Wed. Dec. 14 Noon CC Santa will be back again this year on December 3 just in time to help you get in the holiday spirit. Come and join in the fun with santa and the elves! We will sing songs, play games, make a craft and have lots of festive fun. Call after November 1 for registration information. 16 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, 1988. 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 NUMBER OF THE CLASS. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS ADULT SWIM LESSONS Water Adjustment and Beginning Swim Lessons for children 2 Beginner through Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and and 3. One parent must accompany the child in the water, high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush preferably the same parent each time. Registration Fee up on your strokes. Registration Fee $25.50/10 Lessons. Classes r $17.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 40 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 125 Sat. Sept. 24 10:05 a.m. CC 152 Tues. Sept. 27 7:45 p.m. CC 126 Sat. Sept. 24 10:40 a.m. CC 153 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:45 p.m. CC 127 Mon. Sept. 26 6:00 p.m. NVJH DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 128 Tues. Sept. 27 6:00 p.m. CC 154 M & W Sept. 26 11:15 a.m. CC 129 Tues. Sept. 27 6:35 p.m. CC 155 M & W Nov. 7 11:15 a.m. CC 130 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:00 p.m. CC 131 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:35 p.m. CC ADULT SUPER CHICKEN DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS For those persons, high school age and up who have a real fear 132 M & W Sept. 26 10:05 p.m. CC of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and enjoy 133 M & W Nov. 7 10:05 p.m. CC the sport. Registration Fee $25.50/10 Lessons. Classes same PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN SWIM LESSONS days and times as adult lessons. American Red Cross Swimming Instruction, Beginner through ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS Swimmer. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are Preschool swim lessons for 4 and 5 year olds. Children swim physically and /or mentally handicapped. classes have a ratio of lessons for 6 and older. Parents do not accompany child in water. one students to one instructor. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Lessons. Classes 30 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 156 Sat. Sept. 24 9:30 a.m. CC 134 Sat. Sept. 24 10:05 a.m. CC 135 Sat. Sept. 24 10:40 a.m. CC DIVING 136 Sat. Sept. 24 11:15 a.m. CC Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children 137 Mon. Sept. 26 6:00 p.m. NVJH who are Advanced Beginner or better swimmers. Registration 138 Mon. Sept. 26 6:35 p.m. NVJH Fee $19.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 139 Mon. Sept. 26 7:10 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 140 Tues. Sept. 27 6:00 p.m. CC 157 Tues. Sept. 27 7:45 p.m. CC 141 Tues. Sept. 27 6:35 p.m. CC 158 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:45 p.m. CC 142 Tues. Sept. 27 7:10 p.m. CC 143 Tues. Sept. 27 7:45 p.m. CC BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB 144 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:00 p.m. CC 5 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:35 p.m. CC All boys and girls 6 through college age are invited to join the 145 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:10 p.m. CC Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club, 147 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:45 p.m. CC for competitive swimming, sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The Swim 148 M & W Sept. S 9 a.m. CC Club offers a wide ranging program for individuals for all levels of 149 M & W Sept. 26 10:40 a.m. CC ability in competitive swimming. For further information call 150 M & W Nov. 7 9:30 a.m. CC 561 -5448. A free 2 week trial period is offered to any interested 151 M & W Nov. 7 10:40 a.m. CC swimmer who has never tried competitive swimming. SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we are American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 not responsible. years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have already learned, experience new skills or just start right from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens." Registration Fee $25.50/10 Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents $12.75/10 — Lessons. e 17 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL Private swim lessons are available at the community center and The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school North View Jr. High. Privates will be held same days and times group, or party at various times during the week. Call the as child and adult swim lessons. For registration information Community Center 561 -5448 for further information. Costs contact Steve, 561 -5448. Registration Fee $9.00/1 Lesson or $46.00 /per hour. $40.00/5 Lessons. Classes 30 min. CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY Celebrate your birthday with us. Come to A Red Cross course for person ages 11 and older. Skill in self the community center on your birthday rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught. and with one paid admission or more Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must attend (friend, family, etc.), you get in free. For every class. Absences will not be made up. Registration Fee small groups, call ahead and we'll arrange $27.00/10 Lessons. a room for you to have your birthday cake. # Day Begins Time Location C—_ A great way to get into the swim of things 159 Sat. Sept. 24 9:30 a.m. CC ti T on your birthday. For more information call 561 -5448. ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE A Red Cross course for persons 15 and older. Students must be COMMUNITY CENTER POOL, SAUNA AND able to perform standing front dive, swim underwater, tread water EXERCISE ROOM and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA and 6 hours of WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 19 THROUGH 25 students guarding time will be an additional part of the course. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $50.00/10 Sessions and includes instruction, SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS additional hours, and all materials. Classes 3 hours. Instructor SEPTEMBER Steve Froehlich. BACK TO SCHOOL SPLASH - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", # Day Begins Time Location Sept. 24, 6 -9 p.m. - Take a recess break with swimming and 160 Sun. Sept. 25 7:00 p.m. CC games. Dunk a lifeguard, feed the teacher, and lassco the OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE principal. Win great school supply prizes. This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving OCTOBER and who are comfortable in water. Each person must provide his MONSTER SPLASH - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Oct. 29, 6 -9 own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. Other p.m. - Ghosts, goblins, spooks and witches will entertain you this equipment will be provided. Class is 4 1/2 hours in length and will evening. Visit with "The Count" Yes, COUNT DRACULA will be meet once a week for 5 weeks. open water dives are a back to play his haunting music, games, prizes and more. requirement of this class at an additional fee of approximately $99.00 which includes a textbook. On completion of the course NOVEMBER an internationally recognized certificate card will be awarded. DON'T BE A TURKEY POOL PARTY - Nov. 25, - noon -3 p.m. - Registration Fee $10.00/4 Sessions. Joins us for an afternoon of pool fun! First, gobble down a lunch # Day Begins Time Location of turkey dogs, chips and pop while watching cartoon flicks. Then, 162 Sun. Sept. 25 3:30 p.m. CC off to the pool for swimming, pool games and special contests. 163 Sun. Oct. 23 3:30 p.m. CC PRE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Deadline, Nov. 20, space SCUBA OPEN SWIM permitting. $4.00 per person. A special time to practice for those with scuba equipment only. A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL - NOV. 26, 1 -4 p.m. - Bring the Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other family for an afternoon of swimming, prizes, free popcorn and fun! interested person. Cost $1.00 per time. Thursdays 8:30 -10:00 Regular admission cost. p.m. North View Jr. High beginning Sept. 29. NOTICE DECEMBER YULE IN THE POOL - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Dec. 10, 6 -9 The parks and recreation department does not provide accident p.m. Have you ever seen Santa in a swimming suit? Well, come insurance for participants in any of its programs. Participants to this Christmas Special Saturday Night Live and see Santa, assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in swim, play games, and win prizes. programs or activities outlined in this brochure. NAPPY P NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM NEW Begins Thursday, Sept. 29, 7:30 -8:30 p.m. YEtot Costs 75 cents per person. SPLASH INTO 1980! - "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ", Dec. 31, NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL 8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m. - Celebrate NEW YEARS EVE at the The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th community center. There will be games, hats, noisemakers, and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various times swimming and free pop and popcorn. We'll play the oldies, current during the week. Reservations are requested a minimum of two and big band music. MC'D by our own Guy Lombardo. weeks in advance. Call Steve at 561 -5448 for further information. Costs: Pool $25.00 /per hour. Gym $6.00 /per hour. Admission to the Saturday Night Live is $1.50 (17 and under), $2.00 (18 and over). 18 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 $76.00 12900 218.00 Individual $43.00 72.00 121.00 SENIOR ADULT RATES 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older - $15.00. 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 (5 -14) $1.75 BARGAIN DAYS The first Monday, the second Tuesday, the third Wednesday and the third Friday of each month are BARGAIN DAYS. Senior Adults (62 & Over) $.75 Adults (18 & Over) $1.50 Youth (15 -17) $1.00 Children (5 -14) $.75 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 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. HOLIDAY HOURS Monday Sept. 5 - 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Pool, sauna and exercise room will be closed December 19 through December 25 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. CHILD CARE The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning classes or swimming at the community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. Parents are invited to relax in our concession area after class or swimming before picking up their child. The "PLAY CORNER" will be open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. -12:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 6. For further information call 561 -5448. BROOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 TO: If you want to continue receiving this brochure please call 561 -5448. BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the parks and recreation office in ADVISORY COMMISSION the community center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of each 10 (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate -see box below. month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. Registration mad mail will not t accepted before Sept. 12. N Bud Sorenson, Chairperson - Dave Skeels - Art Mead No phone registrations 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, Sept. 10, a person Larry Propst - Scott Burnes - Sarah Robinson Pollock may sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as many as you wish. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 3. The parks and recreation office in the community center is open PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the a.m. -9:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that 4. Where classes are limited, registration will be on a first come -first each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, served basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of old age, through a has been paid. The parks and recreation department reserves the healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient number of Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation people sign up. Dick Ploun - Superintendent of Public Works 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity Joe Ericksen - Program Supervisor location. Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor an opening exists by paying a 50 cent transfer fee. All transfers Steve Froehlich - Aquatic Supervisor must be done in person at the community center. Individual Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager classes may not be made up. REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted in WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, SEPT. 12. the class description. Requests for refunds must be made at least 24 hours BEFORE the FIRSTclass session. There will be a $3.00 service charge. If you find it necessary to cancel after the first class, make your request 24 hours BEFORE the SECOND class. The Name class will be prorated plus there will be a $4.00 service charge. (Last) (First) 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already been reached will go on a waiting list. Additional classes Address may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and a (Zip) competent instructor is available. 9. Senior adults 62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1/2 the registration fee. This does not applyto supplies or special senior classes which are (Phone) (Work Phone) at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. Activity 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the parks & recreation (Location) department. 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including parents, are not allowed except with permission. This includes Class ft Time children. Class Day Amoun For further information call 561 -5448. Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat. Sept. 10 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the community center. Mail registrations will not be accepted for swimming lessons. (Numbers will be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)