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1987 Edition 53 March : Ir THE SOMETHING MORE 1987CITY N WS TT R INCLUDES THE 1987 SPRING BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE ILI 1986 ALL-AMERICA CITY I I I 1 1 1 Registration for Spring Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Begins March 7. Deliver to homes by Feb. 28 See back page for information CITY �1+"' ' cF OF 4 .. 3 1 C ROOKLYN ` i �`�` °�° � MARCH, 87 ENTER ,� � NUMBER 53 Annual Bike, Equipment Sale The Annual Brooklyn Center surplus equipment and bike sale auction will be held on Saturday, April 25 at the Brooklyn Center City Garage, 6844 Shingle Creek Park - way. Interested persons can view the available equipment one hour prior to the start of the auction, which begins at 11 am. The sale will include property confiscated by the Police Depart - .. ° ment, some surplus office equip- ment and bicycles. For additional information regarding the auction, please call the City Hall at 561 -5440 during normal business hours. Housing Central Park Plaza Grant Program Transportation Re i The Brooklyn Center Housin ni- Redevelopment Authority s admimini- Program For Senior sterin Brooklyn Center's Housing Rehabilitation Grant Program. The program, which isfunded with Residents community monies, is intended to provide financial assistance to low and moderate income households Under a Joint Powers Agreement, (accessible and /or non - accessible), with the maintenance and repair of the five cities of Brooklyn Center, depending on need. their homes. New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley Persons wanting a ride are Maximum qualifying incomes and Robbinsdale, sponsor a trans- requested to call the program co- range from a household with one portation program available to resi- ordinator at least 48 hours in ad- individual with an income of $15,250 dents 60 -years of age and older. vance to make the reservation, per year, to households with eight or The purpose of the program is to and refer to the published sched- more individuals having a maximum provide transportation from areas of ule. annual income of $27,300. high senior adult concentration to The schedule is established For additional information re- community sponsored activities and based on program priorities which garding the program and the re- social service programs, along with are community sponsored activities quired qualifications, please call congregate dining, shopping excur- and congregate dining. Brad Hoffman at the Brooklyn sions and special events. The serv- For additional information, Center City Hall, 561 -5440, Monday ice is a variable fixed route, utilizing please call 537 -5434, extension through Friday, during normal busi- transit buses and mini - coaches 33, Monday through Friday. ness hours. 2 L icensin R e g ulations Ap g� To Pets In Co unit A rather obvious fact regarding transported to the Funk Animal shots, either every two or three pets is pointed out in an article pre- Hospital for kenneling and care serv- years. pared by the Humane Society of the ices. Residents are also advised that United States, as follows: In order to retrieve the impounded dogs cannot be allowed to run at You can teach your children your animal, the owner should go directly large. Animals must be on the owner's property or under restraint name and address or tuck a note to the Brooklyn Center Police De- at all times. with the information into his or her partment, prior to retrieving the pet pocket ... from impound at the Funk Animal Owners of pets are reminded to But your pet can't tell a police Hospital. pick up after their dogs and cats in their own yards, and obviously in all officeryour nameand address orpull As a reminder, dog licenses cost public areas, including parks. out an ID card. $5 for male or female dogs, and $3 The only place your pet can carry for neutered male or spayed female the information that will get it safely dogs. All dogs must be vaccinated for Rummage home is around its neck A collarwith rabies, and proof of rabies vaccina- your name and address and an up- tion must be presented to obtain a Sale to -date license can help get your pet license. home safely. Licenses can be purchased at the Regulations In Brooklyn Center, animals run- Police Department between 8 a.m. ning at large may be impounded, and and 4:30 p.m., Monday through An annual reminder deals with the will not be released until all proper Saturday, throughout the year. rummage sales in Brooklyn Center. fees are paid. A delinquent dog license fee of The ordinance allows the placement, The animal ordinance is being en- $15 is charged if the unlicensed dog but only with the permission of the forced by Code Enforcement Offi- is picked up. No such charge is made owner, of signs advertising the sale cers (CEO), who are responsible for if the owner is late in purchasing a on private property other than your picking up stray dogs and other license. Licenses should be re- own. animals.The impounded animals are newed in coordination with rabies The placement of signs is limited to residential property, and in the general neighborhood of the sale. In addition, rummage sale signs City of Brooklyn Center are limited to n more than six (6) t square feet on the site of the sale and no more than three (3) square CITY COUNCIL feet on private property other than Dean Nyquist ............................. ..........................Mayor your own, with the owner's permis- Bill Hawes .... ... ....... :.......... ......... .................. Councilman sion. It is illegal to place signs on Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman power poles, fences and trees, or to Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman erect signs along traffic thorough - Rich Theis ........... . ........ ............................... Councilman fares. • • • • • Northern States Power (NSP) Gerald Splinter ....................... 1 ....................... City Manager asks residents not to fasten signs or SERVICE DIRECTORY other objects to the utility poles. Emergency Number (24 Hours) The biggest problem for the line - POLICE- FIRE - MEDICAL ................ ............................... 911 person includes the nails, staples, Police (non- emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 tacks, and similar objects that are City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 attached to the poles. They become (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) extremely hazardous to the workers Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 who climb the poles with "climbing CITY OFFICES hooks ". If these hooks strike a nail or 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway staple, and do not anchor properly, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 there could be a fall and serious injury. 3 Volunteers Aid Co unit By Serving On Commii ssons Several citizen commissions aid CHARTER COMMISSION - -- COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT the Brooklyn Center City Council in Donna Escher, Ernest Erickson, CITIZENS PARTICIPATION COM- an advisory capacity regarding a Barbara Sexton, Jean Schiebel, MITTEE - -- Barbara Jensen, Bud wide range of activities - -- from plan- John Lescault, Neil Smeaton, Mary Sorenson, Ray Haroldson, Tom ning to human rights. Heitzig, Dennis Kueng, Edward Loberg, Lois Kline, Steven Cohen. Active commissions or groups Commers, Mona Hintzman, Allen NORTHWEST HENNEPIN HU- operating in the City include the Anderson, Marie Castle, Everett MAN SERVICES ADVISORY COM- Community Development Citizens Lindh, Benjamin Chatelle, Tony MISSION - -- Fran Gunberg, John Participation Committee; Charter Kuefler. Casey. Commission; Northwest Hennepin Human Services Advisory Commis- sion; Housing Commission; Human Take Bicycle Rights Commission; and Park and Recreation Commission. Members volunteer their time to Safety uiz 4 9, attend fre uent meetin s at least once each month, to address matters relevant to the particular For your general safety, follow- 9. Bicyclists must obey posted commission. All commission mem- ing are some questions relating to speed limits. T F bers are appointed by the Mayor, bicycle safety. Please circle TRUE subject to confirmation by the City (T) or FALSE (F) and check your safely If you are careful, you can s Council. These groups operate with- answers. The answers are invert- safely ride a bike on an interstate out a budget while providing an ex- ed below. freeway. T F tremely valuable service to the community. 1. Bicycles should keep to the 'sAM99J; uo lanes; elnAolq Any resident interested in being right side of the road. T F splgjo; noel afe3S •3S1VJ 'OL considered as a commission mem- ber should contact the City Manag- 2. Riders should give hand and •peoi ay; ;o salmi lie Aeqo ;snw er's office, 6301 Shingle Creek Park- arm signals when turning. T F f%a41 'salolyan We s '3fllil '6 way, or call 561 -5440. As vacancies appear in some commissions, the 3. Bicycles must have a red rear •6upliem aie Mayorwill consider the applications, reflector, and when ridden at nog( ueLlm loi;uoo ajow 9ne4 noA A special thanks to the following night must have a white head- 4snd o;ja ;es 4onw sill '3nuji.'8 commissions and their members for lamp. T F their time and dedication: - coop a4; uado Aew ja6uessed HOUSING COMMISSION - -- 4. If there is a bicycle path, you a jo ;no land Aew jeo a4; esneo Dolores Hastings, Ray Haroldson, may use either the path or the -eq tiesseoau sl s1141 '3f1a1 'L Phil Cohen, Ronald Turner, Clifford right side of the roadway. T F Williams, Sr., Ken Felger, Barb 8. Bicyclists should push rather •s;uaplooe Alone Jensen. than ride a bicycle across busy o} IUessaoau sl s141 '31nu i. '9 HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISION - intersections. T F -Jayne Kuhar, Lorna Seburg, Donna iisnOH30Nva sill '3S1`d3 'S Stoderl, Thomas Slupske, Agatha 6. When entering or leaving a Eckman, Barry Wallerstedt, Louis driveway, a bicycle must yield the 'ja ;es sl 4;ed e4;;nq Sullivan, Shirley McCumber. right -of -way to motor traffic and `ia4pe esoo4o Aew noA '31nbu 'tp PARK & RECREATION COM- pedestrians. T F MISSION - -- Arvid (Bud) Sorenson, leaj 009 jo; a141s1A eq osle Carl Manson, Don Peterson, Dave 7. When passing a parked car, ;snw dwelpee4 ;uoj3 '3nu.L 'E Skeels, Larry Propst, Don Krefting. bicycles should use extra caution PLANNING COMMISSION - -- and sound a horn or bell. T F •ujnl a ajo;aq zeal 001. Isel 6ulinp George Lucht, Michael Nelson, uaA16 eq ;snw sleuBiS '3nu.L 'Z Lowell Ainas, Molly Malecki, Wallace 8. Bicyclists should push rather Bernards, Carl Sandstrom, Ann than ride a bicycle across busy •elq!ssod se;4B1i a4; Wallerstedt. intersections. T F o;ieeu se epp 4snw noA '3f1a1 ' L 4 How To Avoid; What To Do In Case Of Sewer Backup A sewer backup in the home can To avoid this problem with sec- purpose of cleaning out your be avoided in some instances by ondary blockages, any property sewer service lines. Many mix - following a few precautionary meas- owner or plumbing contractor tures produce lethal fumes. ures, as suggested by the Public who removes roots from a sewer • Never pour flammable liquids Utility Department. servicelineis asked to contact the (gasoline, oil, solvents, or similar Avoid flushing of non - degradable City's Public Utility Department products) down the drain. materials down the sewer. Materials prior to starting. The City's crew * Always keep water in floor drains which will not readily disintegrate in will then coordinate their work to and sink traps, to avoid buildup of water include metal, wood, plastic, prevent the occurrence of a sec- onds backu sewer gas in the home. rubber, cloth, sand, glass, heavy duty ry p • Be sure the vents on your plumb - paper products, newspaper and sim- Safety hazards relating to the use ing system are operating properly. ilar products, including sanitary of the sewer service can also be If the flushing of a toilet causes napkins. avoided by following these sugges the water in your sink traps to Disposable diapers can also tions: gurgle, this is a warning signal cause problems; therefore, it is im- • Never mix household or industrial which indicates a possible block - portant to follow the manufacturer's strength cleaning agents for the age of the venting system. disposal recommendations. Regard- less, the plastic outer covers do not _ belong in the sewer and will cause problems. If a sewer backup or other Funds Available To drainage problem occurs, call the City's Public Utility Department at 561 -5440, extension 134, from 8 Hell With Heating a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. After these hours or weekends, call the Police The Minneapolis Energy Assist- An example of 12 -month income Department Dispatcher at 561- ance Program (EAP) is designed to guidelines would be: $7,620 for a 5443. assist low- income households with a household of one person; and A City crew will then check to see portion of their home heating pay- $14,350 for a household of four per - ments. sons. Certain expenses may be if the problem is located in the main deducted from gross household in- sewer, and, if so, it will be corrected It is not designed to cover total come to determine EAP - eligible in- by the crew. If the main sewer is energy costs. Households with heat come. clear, you will be advised that the costs included in the rent are eligible problem is located in your service to apply for assistance. Renters Assistance amounts vary by line and it is your responsibility to receiving government subsidized household income, size and fuel have the problem corrected. rent assistance who do not pay heat costs (type of heat). Households do Sewer backups are frequently costs directly, will not be eligible. not have to be behind in payment of found to be caused by roots which their heating bills in order to apply for have grown into property's sewer Applicants must meet certain in- assistance. service line. Removal of these roots come and asset guidelines to qualify often causes a chain reaction of for the program. Total household's The Northwest office of the problems. Once the roots are re- income for the 12- months prior to Energy Assistance Program will moved from the line, they may push application is considered when schedule appointments through out into the main sewer, where they determining eligibility, although May31, 1987. Forfurtherinforma - again create a blockage. households with rapidly declining in- tion or to schedule an appoint - come may be eligible based on in- ment, please call 536 -9948, Mon The secondary blockage may come for the last 90 -days prior to daythrough Friday, from 9 a.m. to cause backups which are more application. 4 p.m. serious than the original blockage on the service line, forthe proper- ty oviner and neighboring houses. _ 5 1987 SPRING PARKS & RECREATION) BROCHURE Adult Activities LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD 25 LBS. PLUS Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. This very popular class is unique and different because you must Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy. be at least 25 LBS or more overweight! All you need is extra Brooklyn Junior High School (BJHS), 7400 Noble Ave. N. pounds, a sense of humor and the desire to TRY AGAIN! Together Brookland Par -3 Golf Course, 8232 Regent Ave. N. exercise, talk, laugh and support each other while trying to lose Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. inches! Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Registration Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave. N. Fee $12.75/9 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Kathleen Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Ave. N. Ketterhagen # 9, Anita Lancello # 10. Garden City School, 3501 -65th Ave. N. # Day Begins Time Location Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. 9 Mon. March 30 6:30 p.m. Evergreen North View Jr. High School (NVJH), 69th & Zane Ave. N. 10 Thurs. April 2 6:00 p.m. Earle Brown Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Palmer Lake Nature Area, 69th & Xerxes TRIMNASTICS Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. parts of your bodywill be taught. Stomach and thigh exercises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be done, exercises are CHILDCARE SERVICE choreographed to music. Dress comfortably and bring a mat to The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending evening classes Classes 50 min. Instructors Nancy Candea #'s morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Com- 11 -13, Bev Wilson # 14. munity Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 700 per CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.35/8 WEEKS child per hour for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" is # Day Begins Time Location open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Additional times 11 Mon. March 30 6:15 p.m. Garden City may be noted in the description of Adult Classes. For further 12 Thurs. April 9 5:15 p.m. Evergreen information call 561 -5448. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $12.75/9 WEEKS 13 Wed. April 1 6:35 p.m. Earle Brown 14 Thurs. April 2 10:30 a.m. CC Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we are WOMEN'S GENERAL CONDITIONING not responsible. Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training machine and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness SENIOR AQUA EXERCISES program. It is tailored to individual needs and provides you with A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and information you need to set up and pace workouts for future use. older. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the This program emphasizes conditioning, endurance and years of water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when healthy living. Babysitting available for day class - see Childcare registering. Registration Fee $6.00/9 Sessions Classes 50 min. Service. Registration Fee $18.00/5 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Kathleen Ketterhagen. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 15 M & W March 23 9:00 a.m. CC 1 Tues. March 31 9:15 a.m. CC 16 T & TH March 31 7:30 p.m. BCHS 2 Thurs. April 2 10:15 a.m. CC 17 M & W April 27 9:00 a.m. CC 18 T & TH May 5 7:30 p.m. BCHS AQUA EXERCISE Exercise in waterfor better health and a trimmerfigure. You do not FITNESS TESTING need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a Anyone interested in attaining good physical condition, lookgood pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique ap- and most importantly feel good, should determine their level of proach to excercise with music. Some aerobics will also be fitness. Your exercise program can be started by either a body included. Classes 50 min. Instructors Kathleen Ketterhagen #'s3, composition test or an aerobic fitness test Discover your per - 4, Renee Youngberg #'s 5 -7. centage of body fat and your present aerobic fitness level. This is CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $12.75/9 WEEKS sponsored by Quality Fitness and the Brooklyn Center Parks and # Day Begins Time Location Recreation Department. Registration Fee $6.00 Body Composi- 3 Tues. March 31 10:15 a.m. CC tion.$1 9.50 Aerobic FitnessTest. Appointment timeswill betaken 4 Thurs. April 2 9:15 a.m. CC from 10:00 am. - 2:00 p.m. Call 561 -5448, ext. 171. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, 11.35/8 WEEKS Day Date Location 5 Tues. April 7 7:20 p.m. NVJH Sat. April 11 CC CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $11.35/4 WEEKS 6 T & TH April 6:30 p.m. NVJH PRENATAL FITNESS 7 T& TH May 5 6:30 p.m. NVJH A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to improve your flexibility, strength and stamina You will learn AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS exercises to encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly Apopularclass, unique and different because you must beat least changes. Keep fit for a healthier delivery and easier comeback. 25 lbs. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not neces- Please check with your doctor and bring a written OK to the first sary. Registration Fee $13.00/9 Sessions Classes 50 min. In- session. Registration Fee $16.25/9 Sessions. Classes 50 min. structor Renee Youngberg. Instructor Bev Wilson. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 8 Wed. April 1 7:50 p.m. NVJH 19 Tues. March 31 6:15 p.m. CC 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC CLASSES All aerobic classes offer complete and effective conditioning for FIT OR FAT SYSTEM - INTRODUCTION muscles, heart and lungs. Take a look at Covert Bailey's innovative system for optimum fitness and health in this introductory lecture. Points covered will Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle group be: work and cool down stretching. *Why we need aerobic activities. No dance background necessary. *How to pick a good program. Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. *Why body weight isn't important but percentage of body fat is. * "Getting the Fat Out" slide show. Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week This can Trained by Covert Bailey, Kathleen Ketterhagen, fitness and be a combination of classes or classes and walking, swimming, health instructor, will be the presenter. (This is not a pre- requisite biking etc. for the Fit or Fat Target Diet Class #'s 38 & 39). Registration Fee Classes are 50 minutes unless noted in the class description. $3.00/1 Session. Class 1 hour. # Day Date Time Location Childcare available for morning weekday classes- See Childcare 37 Tues. April 14 7:00 p.m. BCHS Service. WOMEN'S BEGINNING AEROBICS FIT OR FAT TARGET DIET - NEW Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why not Learn Covert Baileys innovative system for optimum fitness and this class! If you have never exercised before or found other health. The licensed Fit or Fat instructor will give an indepth look classes to hard to follow.... this is it! Registration Fee $12.75/9 at lowering your body fat. She will show you nutrition gimmicks, Sessions. Instructors Kathleen Ketterhagen # 20, Bev Wilson # how to read food labels, analyze your diet, modify recipes, set 21, Marsha Krey # 22. realistic goals and learn about exercise programs best for you. # Day Begins Time Location One session will meet at a local restaurant to learn restaurant 20 Mon. March 30 7:30 p.m. Evergreen survival (Meal cost on your own.) The class will be fun and full of 21 Tues. March 31 5:15 p.m. CC facts to help you make intelligent choices for your health! Please 22 Thurs. April 9 5:45 p.m. NVJH bring a notebook, pencil, calculator and Fit or Fat Target book to class. The last session meets mid Sept for a refresher class. LOW IMPACT AEROBICS Babysitting available for day class, see Childcare Service. This unique COED classs is for individuals who have tried Registration Fee $26.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 1 /2 hours. In- aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons would structor Kathleen Ketterhagen. like a modified class. The large bouncing movements and jogging # Day Begins Time Location are removed and one foot is always maintained on the floor. The 38 Mon. March 23 1:00 p.m. CC heart rate is still elevated to proper limits. Instructors Bev Wilson # 39 Tues. April 21 7:00 p.m. BCHS 23, Kathleen Ketterhagen # 24, Marsha Krey # 25. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $12.75/9 WEEKS JUDO # Day Begins Time Location 23 Mon. March 30 10:30 a.m. CC For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.35/8 WEEKS or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 6th Degree 24 Wed. April 1 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane Black Belt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested 25 Mon. April 6 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held in North View Jr. High WOMEN'S EXERCISE AND AEROBIC DANCE Wrestling Room. Registration Fee $15.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 This intermediate level class is fun and challenging. It is re- hour. # 40 Beginning; # 41 Advanced; for Adults and Children. commended for those who have had some aerobics before. It is a g Asst. Instructor Steve Johnson, 2nd Degree Black Belt. combination of dancing for the fun of it and dancing for more # Day Begins Time Location ENERGY EVERYDAY! Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 26, 27, 28, 40 Thurs. March 19 7:00 p.m. NVJH Kathleen Ketterhagen #'s 30, Marsha Krey #'s 29, 32, Kathleen 41 Thurs. March 19 8:00 p.m. NVJH Zajicek # 31, Jolene Morris # 33. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $12.75/9 WEEKS WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL # Day Begins Time Location 26 Mon. March 30 9:30 a.m. CC A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring a 27 Tues. March 31 7:15 p.m. CC friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise. 28 Thurs. April 2 9:30 a.m. CC Please, no organized teams. No charge. Ends May 19. 29 Thurs. April 6:45 p.m. NVJH Day Time Location CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.35/8 WEEKS Tues. 8:00 p. m. Earle Brown 30 Wed. April 1 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane 31 Fri. April 3 5:30 p.m. Earle Brown ADULT SOCCER 32 Sat. April 4 10:00 a.m. NVJH 33 Mon. April 6 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake See Outdoor Activities for details. 34 Wed. April 8 6:00 p.m. NVJH WOMEN'S ADVANCED AEROBIC WORKOUT OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL For individuals who participated in the INTERMEDIATE LEVEL See Outdoor Activities for details. aerobic classes and ready for a more ADVANCED and invig- orating workout. Registration Fee $12.65/4 Weeks. Classes 1 NOTICE hour. # Day Begins Time Location The Parks and Recreation Department does not provide accident 35 M & W April 6 7:00 p.m. Palmer Lake insurance for participants in any of its programs, Participants 36 W & M May 4 7:00 p.m. Palmer Lake assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in pro- grams or activities outlined in this brochure. 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE *QUILTING For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned Don't sit on Students will learn various methods of hand applique and ma- the side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the chine piecing. Quilting and binding techniques will also be Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Polkaand Schottische. Be readyforthe next covered. A wall hanging 30 "x30" will be the class project. Bring to Wedding Dance or a night out on the town! Registration Fee 1 st class: pencil, ruler and sheet of carbon paper. Fabric require - $24.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Les Eck ments will be given at this time. Registration Fee $13.00/4 # Day Begins Time Location Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. 42 Thurs. March 19 7:15 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 48 Mon. March 23 7:00 p.m. CC LATIN BALLROOM DANCES - NEW Take advantage of this special class offering of the beautiful Latin *STENCILING Dances. Learn the ChaCha, Tango, Samba and Rumba. The Latin This is an art anyone can do! The main class emphasis will be on Dances are a mustforanyone planning a cruise orvacationing in a fabric stenciling but the technique can be applied to other Latin American country. Each participant must bring their own surfaces. Participants will also learn to cut their own stencils. partner. Registration Fee $24.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Finished projects will be shown and demonstrated. Bring to class: Instructor Les Eck - sharp pointed X -ACTO or utility knife, extra fine point permanent # Day Begins Time Location marking pen, and 1 sheet fine grain sand paper. Please allow 43 Thurs. March 19 8:30 p.m. Earle Brown $1.75 for additional materials to be purchased at class. Registra- tion fee $3.50/ 1 Session. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Joanne SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP- NEW Holznecht. LOVE TO DANCE? A little "show biz" still in your blood? If you are # Day Date Time Location 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! Our plan is to 49 Thurs. March 26 6:30 p.m. CC create a fun repertoire of broadway hits, and nostalgic favorites, 50 Mon. May 4 6:30 p.m. BCHS complete with glittering costumes (in good taste, of course). Our 51 Wed. May 20 6:30 p.m. CC goal will be to entertain at club meetings, nursing homes, etc. So dance for fun, for fitness and do a good deed too! How about it? POTTERY Call for information, 561 -5448, Ext. 170. The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and BREAK AWAY hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity Come join the fun on these special Adult outings planned by the to practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center and Crystal. Trips for projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a depart from Brooklyn Center Community Center and the Thorson work shirt to the first class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchas- Community Center. Participants wishing to board the bus at ing of tools. Registration Fee $35.00/7 Sessions. Classes hours. Thorson, register at Crystal Recreation Department Registration Instructor Karen Haberle. taken in person or by mail on a first -come basis. Sorry, no refunds, # Day Begins Time Location phone registrations, or children. A trip to Canterbury Downs Race 52 Tues. April 21 6:30 p.m. CC Track has been planned for June 3. Other Spring Trips not available at the time of printing. For detailed information about the LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES trips and to be placed on the "Break Away' mailing list, call 561- Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class at the 5448, ext. 170. Community Center or have had previous experience and are familiar with equipment. Lab may be used on an unlimited basis BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY other than class time and students may have pieces fired in the This class is forfirst time35mm owners or for those who would like the seven week period. The lab program is designed for in- to learn about the basics of photography. Camera settings and dividuals who want to work independently. Clay may be purchased exposure, film types, and flash photography will be discussed. at the Community Center. Arrangeyour own time to work in the lab Registration Fee $14.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds John Furber. with pottery class schedule at Community Center. Registration # Day Begins Time Location Fee $25.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning partici- 44 Tues. March 31 7:00 p.m. BCHS pants, please check with instructor. # Day Begins Time Location ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY 53 TO BE ARRANGED AND DARKROOM TECHNIQUES - NEW A class designed for persons already familiar with basic camera operations who are interested in learning advanced photo tech- niques plus darkroom procedures (no previous darkroom ex- SAMPLES ON DISPLAY, BEGINNING MARCH 7. perience required). Instruction will involve black and white pro- cessing coupled with several creative photo projects. Students will supply their own film and photo paper. Limited to 6 students. Registration Fee $29.00/5 Sessions. Classes 3 hours Instructor *WHEAT WEAVING John Furber. One does not have to be artistic to learn this craft and all can enjoy # Day Begins Time Location the rich, symbolic designs of this heritage craft. Participants will 45 Mon. April 20 7:00 p.m. CC learn to prepare natural wheat straw and weave it into spirals, fans, house blessings, love tokens and other flat and round weaves. PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION Bring pencil, ruler, pins, fine needles (used for holding the straw For people who have taken darkroom instruction at otherfacilities and not for threading), scissors, old bath towel to work on, and are experienced in darkroom procedures Participants will be styrofoam approximately 12 "x1 2" and $1.00 for supplies to the eligible to rent the darkroom lab during Community Center hours. first class. An instruction book for $4.19 and additional commer- PRE- REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST 3 WORKING cial packaged straw for $5.83 may be purchased in class. The DAYS PRIOR TO EACH TEST DATE. Registration Fee $3.00. instructor is the author of FUN WITH STRAW. Registration Fee # Day Date Time Location $9.00/2 Sessions Classes 3 hours. Instructor Jeanette Starr. 46 Tues. March 31 9:20 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 47 Mon. April 20 6:00 p.m. CC 54 Wed. April 1 6:30 p.m. CC 8 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED DOG OBEDIENCE ADAPTED RECREATION This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is at The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the least 6 months old. This course will teach you how to work with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park Crystal, Golden Valley, For more information, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207. Registration Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West Fee $22.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Hennepin Community Center. # Day Begins Time Location West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving mentally 55 Thurs. March 19 6:30 p.m. Northport handicapped and developmentally delayed individuals and their 56 Thurs. March 19 7:35 p.m. Northport families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area. Services include information and referral, advocacy, counseling. Programs include social/ recreational clubs and education programs. Call Tracy at 933 -9105 for information and registering procedures. MAP & COMPASS READING - NEW BOWLING LEAGUE Enhance your enjoyment of the outdoors by learning wilderness Join in on a league every Saturday morning. For adults 16 years navigation. This class will show participants how to use different and older with with mental handicaps, who want to improve their types of compasses, read special purpose maps, pin point your techniques, show off their skills, meet new friends and just have location, determine a needed heading and to travel safely and fun. The league meets at Doyles Bowling Alley in Crystal. The accurately. Bring a compass if you have one; some will be league fee is $14.00 plus $1.80 each week you bowl. 10:00 a.m. - available for use in class. It is recommended not to make a Noon, April 4 - June 6. purchase prior to class since compass selection will be covered. FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER Registration Fee $15.00/3 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Venice Barsness. Asocial recreation group for adults with mental handicaps. Don't # Day Begins Time Location miss out on movies, games, dancing, crafts and field trips! The 57 Wed. April 15 6:30 p.m. BCHS registration fee is $16.00, beginning Friday, April 3 - June 5 at Northport School, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Teen Activities TEEN UPDATE MODELING Teen Update is the newsletter put out by the Brooklyn Center See Children's Activities for details. Parks and Recreation Department. Each month junior high activi- ties such as dances, classes, and Co -Rec specials will be high- SUMMER TEEN ACTIVITIES lighted. Teen Update is available in the junior high school offices, Nothing to do this summer? The Parks and Recreation Depart - or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 561 -5448 to get ment will offer manyfun activities forjunior and senior high teens. your name on our mailing list. Girls Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 CO -REC Boys Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 Boys Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13-16 Looking for something to do on friday nights ? ?? Why not try Co- Girls Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13 -16 Rec. Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, foos- Physical Fitness Class for girls and boys - grades 9-12 ball, bumper pool, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Aerobic Exercise Classes Center Jr. High residents and their friends regardless of what Modeling school district you are in. Listen for school announcements and Tennis Lessons watch for details in the Post. Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday nights Watch for Flyers coming in May or call Sue at 561 -5448. from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at North View Jr. High. YOUTH CONNECTION SPRING DANCE - MARCH 27 A program designed to promote recreation activities for TMR Think Spring! Junior high students are invited to the annual Spring teens, 12 -17 years old. The programs will enhance socialization Dance. Admission fee is $2.00 per person. Don't miss out on all the skills of teens through activities such as organized games, drama, action, catch "Dance Fever'! singing, creative ar; and outdoor activities. Youth Connection Day Date Time Location meets at fair School, 3915 Adair Ave. No., Crystal, Thursdays, April Fri. March 27 7:30 p.m. NVJH 9 -June 4, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. The cost is $20.00 and preregistration is GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL necessary. There will be a 7 -8 -9th grade Girl's Slow Pitch League. (Grades as TEEN ACTION of May 1, 1987.) Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale and This exciting social and recreation program is for EMR teenagers, Brooklyn Park will play in this league. Deadline for sign up will be 12 -17 years old. The group will focus on improving their leisure May 1. Registration Fee $24.00 /per player (includes shirt). skills through field trips and community experiences Teen Action There will be a 10-11-1 2th grade Girl's Slow Pitch Softball League. meets every other week at various locations. Teens must be able (Grade as of May 1, 1987.) Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbins- to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 participants. The Club fee is $10.00 dale, Crystal, New Hope amd Plymouth will play in this league. plus any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of Deadline for sign up will be May 1. Registration Fee $25.00 /per events. player (includes shirt). Youth Connection and Teen Action are sponsored by the North- west Suburbs of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, New Hope and West Hennepin Little League and Babe Ruth registration will be held Saturday, Community Center. For program and registration information, call March 14 & 21, 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. For further information, call Tracy at 933 -9105. American Little League - Les Thurs, 561 -5853. National Little SOCCER LEAGUE League -Tom Schinneck, 560 -2073 and Babe Ruth- Mike Strietz, 560 -2509. See Outdoor Activities for details. 9 Children's Activities GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will The after school program enables students to explore fields have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, outsidethe regular school curriculum and will be held immediately walkovers and headstands. Girls new to our program must reg- afterschool. These programs are designedto acquaint elementary ister for this class before taking the more advanced class. For students with new skills, or to enjoy a new activity. Although these grades K -6. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions Classes 1 hour. programs are scheduled at specific schools, you can register for Instructors Nancy Candea #'s 58, 60, 61, L )rrie Skramstad # 59, classes outside your home school. However, school district Charlene Lubrecht #'s 62, 63. policies will not allow children to leave school early to participate # Day Begins Time Location in an after school class. 58 Tues. March 17 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an 59 Sat. March 21 12:30 p.m. NVJH instructor for a class, please contact the Parks and Recreation 60 Mon. March 23 4:05 p.m. Garden City Department (561 -5448) or your Elementary School Building Co- 61 Thurs. March 26 4:10 p.m. Evergreen ordinator. 62 Mon. April 6 3:15 p.m. Orchard Lane Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 -0270 63 Mon. April 6 4:15 p.m. Orchard Lane Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING Terry Westermann Fair Oaks 561 -4415 Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cart- Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533-1645 wheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Ken Gulbraa Willow Lane 561 -9272 Classes 1 hour. Instructor Lorrie Skramstad. CRAFT CLUBHOUSE # Day Begins Time Location 64 Sat. March 21 10:05 a.m. NVJH Fun forthe crafty crew! Anew project will be completed each week using different arts and crafts supplies For grades 1 -6. Registra- GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS tion Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Charlene Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to Lubrecht. register for this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will # Day Begins Time Location be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance beam, 69 Tues. April 7 3:45 p.m. Willow Lane uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. "BEAR FUN SONGS - NEW Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Lorrie Skramstad. Participants will make bearears and sing and play games all about # Day Begins Time Location bears. Parents are invited to attend too! A booklet of the songs will 65 Sat. March 21 9:00 a.m. NVJH be sent home. For grades K -1. Registration Fee $1.00/1 Session. Class 1 hour. Instructor Dawn Dahlberg. GIRL'S ADVANCED APPARATUS # Day Date Begins Location Students must have passed Beginning Apparatus in order to 70 Thurs. April 9 3:00 p.m. Palmer Lake registerforthis class. Girlswill continue to work on variousjumps HAPPY TRAILS SING- ALONG- NEW and leaps and will learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For grades 2 and up. Registration Fee $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 Cowboys and Cowgirls, come sing around the campfire! We'll sing hour 15 min. Instructor Lorrie Skramstad. some old favorites and learn some new ones. Participants should # Day Begins Time Location come dressed up in "western" (at least a hat) to this round -up. For 66 Sat. March 21 11:10 a.m. NVJH grades 3 & 4. Registration Fee $1.00/1 Session. Class 1 hour. Instructor Dawn Dahlberg. BOY'S TUMBLING # Day Date Time Location A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will 71 Tues. April 21 3:00 p.m. Palmer Lake havean opportunityto learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands BADMINTON - BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE handstands, etc. For grades 1 -6. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Instructor Nancy Candea. The basic techniques of badminton will be taught - grips, strokes, # Day Begins Time Location and serve. The rulesfor singles and doubles game play will also be 67 Wed. March 25 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown taught. A mini tournament will be played for the more skilled players. For grades 4 -6. Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Donna Gerber. # Day Begins Time Location 72 Tues. April 21 3:00 p.m. Palmer Lake �� 1 •,� BICYCLING - NEW Participants will be taught to fix a flat -fast, techniques for caring for their bike and packing for a trip, and will learn about safely riding their bike. Interesting bike rides in the Twin Cities will be highlighted. The last two classes will be bike rides, the last one to the Coon Rapids Dam and back. For grades 3-6. Registration Fee \� $5.50/4 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bruce Johnson. # Day Begins Time Location WIGGLES AND GIGGLES 73 Wed. April 21 3:10 p.m. Palmer Lake An exercise class for parent and child ages 2l/'2-5. Some exercises, a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling and giggling ARCHERY and lots of fun for everyone! Wear play clothes and a smile. Students will learn safety and shooting skills using the bow and Registration Fee $10.75/6 Weeks. Classes 45 min. Instructor arrow. For grades 4 -6. Registration Fee $10.00/6 Sessions. Linda Schiesl. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Duane Fenske. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 68 Sat. March 14 11:45 a.m. NVJH 74 Wed. April 22 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake 10 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED CROCHETING FOR KIDS JUDO Beginning crochet instruction for 4-6. Third graders accepted with For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in learning consent of instructor. Bring a G or H metal crochet hook and the basic skills or more advanced techniques of judo. Carl Flood, practice yarn tothefirstclass. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. 6th Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, Classes 1 hour. Instructor Esther Hyland. interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club # Day Begins Time Location which is nationally sanctioned. All lessons held in the Wresting 75 Tues. April 7 3:15 p.m. Fair Oaks Room. Registration Fee $15.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # 40 76 Wed. April 8 3:20 p.m. Evergreen Beginning, # 41 Advanced; for adults and children. Assistant 77 Thurs. April 9 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake instructor Steve Johnson, 2nd Degree Blackbelt. # Day Begins Time Location AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES AT EARLE BROWN 40 Thurs. March 19 7:00 p.m. NVJH Avariety of classes will be offered for all grades this Spring at Earle 41 Thurs. March 19 8:00 p.m. NVJH Brown School. Flyers will be sent home with your children. If you have an idea for a class or are interested in teaching a class, call SATURDAY SUNSHINE KIDS Linda Hanka, Elementary School Building Coordinator, 561 -4480. A social/ recreational program designed for children with mental handicaps residing in the Northern Suburbs. The club will be BEGINNING BATON - NEW divided into age groups, 4 -6 year olds and 7 -11 year olds. Participants will be taught the fundamentals of baton twirling. Activities include arts and crafts, cooking, music, and sports. Skills such as holding the baton, wrist twirls, figure eights, two- Location is at Thorson Community Center, Crystal. April4 -June 6, handed spins, basic throws and beginning marching will be 9:30 a.m. -Noon. Registration and information call, 933 -9105. Fee included. (Participants may have the opportunity to march in the is $20.00. Earle Brown Days Parade, end of June.) There will be 45 minutes DANCE PROGRAM of instruction followed by 15 minutes of practice. For students with little or no baton instruction. For grades 1 -6. Balanced baton Classes continue from Winter Session. Children will have an may be purchased for $4.00 from instructor. Please indicate so opportunity to participate in a Spring demonstration. No new when registering. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Classes students accepted. New classes including Tiny Tot Tap and Ballet, hour. Instructor Mary Engelmeyer. Rhythms and Tumbling, Creative Dance and Jazz and others may # Day Begins Time Location be offered this summer. 78 Thurs March 26 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane SOCCER LEAGUE INTERMEDIATE BATON - NEW See Outdoor Activities for details. For students who have had some baton instruction. Basic skills SUMMER CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES will be reviewed and participants will be taught figure -eight variations, thumb flips, finger twirls, aerials and wrist rolls. (Parti- The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will offer cipants may have the opportunity to march in the Earle Brown variety of Summer Activities. Offerings include cooking, gym - Days Parade, end of June.) There will be45 minutes of instruction, nastic camp, tennis lessons, cheerleading camp, playcenters, arts followed by 15 minutes of practice. For grades 1 -6. Balanced 8 crafts, soccer, softball,pom pom girls and more. Special events baton may be purchased from instructor for$4.00. Please indicate and field trips will also be offered. Don't miss the Summer Program so when registering. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions. Brochure and school flyers being distributed the beginning of May Classes 1 hour. Instructor Mary Engelmeyer. or call Sue at 561 -5448. # Day Begins Time Location SUMMER DAY CAMP 79 Tues. March 24 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane Day Camp is designed to offer campers (grades 1 -6) a structured MODELING - BEGINNING program with a group their own age. Campers will participate in Are you interested in learning about makeup, haircare and styling, camp cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games skin care, self- esteem and beginning modeling techniques? This and songs. Children will be under the supervision of the 1987 isthe classforyou. Theclasswill be highlighted byafashionshow Summer recreation staff. A Naturalist and an Arts 8 Crafts in- the last day. For grades 5 and up. Registration Fee $8.50/6 structor will conduct special programs. Day Camp will be held the Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Charlene Lubrecht. week following the Playcenter program at our very own Palmer # Day Begins Time Location Lake Nature Area. Watch for specific information in the Summer 80 Tues. April 5:30 p.m. NVJH Brochure. SLEEPING BEAUTY- MARCH 20 JOB OPENINGS It's Friday Night at the movies and everyone's invited to see the The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now Disney Classic, Sleeping Beauty. First,at7:00 p.m., seethe movie; taking applications for the following positions: Playcenter leaders, then, stay for a free swim. Children, families, birthday parties and puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, preschool and special youth groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. Admission interest and hobby instructors (woodwork, rocketry, gymnastics, is $1.50 all ages. (Memberships do not apply.) etc.) The minimum age for employment is 16 years. For more Day Date Time Location information about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. Fri. March 20 7:00 p.m. CC CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US -NEW 101 DALMATIONS - APRIL 16 Celebrate your birthday with us, Come to Join us for an afternoon of movie and swim fun on Thursday, April the Community Center on your birthday 16. First see Disney's 101 Dalmations. After the movie, stay for a and with one paid admission or more swim. Movie shown at 12:30 p.m. Birthday Parties and youth -- (friend, family, etc.), you get in free. For groups are welcome. Refreshments will be sold. Admission is small groups, call ahead and we'll arrange $1.50 all ages. (Memberships do not apply.) �i, a room foryou to have your birthday cake. A Day Date Time Location _ great way to get into the swim of things on Thurs. April 16 12:30 p.m. CC your birthday. For more information call 561 -5448. 11 Outdoor Activities ADULT TENNIS LESSONS BROOKLYN CENTER SUMMER SOCCER Beginning instruction for adults. Basic ground strokes, serves, Get a kick out of soccer this Summer in a program everyone can etiquette and volley techniques will be taught. Classes meet twice enjoy. This league is for beginning and intermediate players and a week for 3 weeks. Intermediate classes will be offered Summer emphasis will be on participation and enjoyment of the game. session. Registration Fee $13.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Basic skills will be taught and stressed. # Day Begins Time Location League play will begin in mid -June and run until the 1 st week in 81 M & W April 20 7:00 p.m. BCHS August. ALL GAMES ARE PLAYED AT THE SOCCER COMPLEX 82 T & TH May 12 6:30 p.m. Central Park AT 69TH AND DUPONT. Voluneers are needed approximately 3 83 W & M May 13 6:30 p.m. BCHS hours a week for coaching. Referees with game experience are TEEN TENNIS LESSONS needed and will be paid. Registration Fee$20.00, includessoccer shi rt. Instruction for students in 7th grade and up. Students will learn ALL STUDENTS GOING INTO: basic ground strokes, serves and volley techniques Bring your # own racquet; balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a weekfor3 97 3rd -4th Grade Beginners weeks. In case of rain, meet at park shelter building. Registration 98 5th -6th Grade Intermediate Fee $13.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 99 7th -8th -9th Grade Juniors # Day Begins Time Location 100 10th - 11th -12th Grade High School 84 T& TH May 12 5:20 p.m. Central Park 101 18 or older Adult Coed Club 85 W & M May 13 5:20 p.m. BCHS KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will be Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Students offering Adult Outdoor Summer Volleyball Leagues If you are will learn the forehand, backhand, serving, court rules, etiquette interested in getting a team in our league, call for more informa- and scoring. Bring your own racquet; balls are furnished. In case of tion. (561 -5448) rain, meet at park shelter building. Registration Fee $13.00/6 Sessions. Classes hour. Classes meet twice a week for 3weeks. DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA # Day Begins Time Location Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th and 86 M & W April 20 3:20 p.m. West Palmer Xerxes. Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature area has 87 M & W April 20 4:35 p.m. Evergreen both paved and wood chip trails, observation areas and ponds. 88 M & W April 20 5:40 p.m. Evergreen The unique, natural characteristics provide a habitat for many 89 T & TH May 12 4:00 p.m. Willow Lane types of plant, animal and aquatic life forms. 90 W & M May 13 4:00 p.m. Kylawn Two special programs are scheduled this Spring, as described LOCATIONS WHERE TENNIS CLASSES ARE HELD below. Individuals and familiesare invited to participate. (Children Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N must be accompanied byan adult.) Programs will be conducted by Kylawn Park Courts, 61 st & Kyle Ave. N. Naturalist, Jean Woodman. Free. No reservations needed. West Palmer Park Courts, 70th & Palmer Lake Circle POND EXPLORATION Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N. Sunday, May 3 - 1:00 p.m. Central Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (located behind the Come and learn what lives beneath the surface of Palmer Lake. Community Center) Many of nature's creatures are fed by the vast variety of plants and BCHS, Brooklyn Center High School, 65th & Humboldt animals found in the ponds and lakes. A hands -on tadpole search GOLF - BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE and a talk on amphibians will be included. Lessons for seventh graders and up. Golfers must furnish their NATURE CRAFTS AND CREATURES own clubs. Ballsand matsfurnished. Bring a7 iron to thefirstclass. Sunday, May 31 - 1:00p.m. Classes limited to 10. There will be an extra charge for balls at the Participants of all ages are invited to make creatures from things driving range. Instructor P.G.A. Pro Bill Bakken. Registration Fee nature has left us With a little glue, some imagination and a $20.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Sessions #'s 91, 94, for collection of items we will pick around the nature area, we'll make beginners and #'s 92, 93 for intermediates. # crafts to take home and enjoy. Day Begins Time Location 91 Mon. April 20 6:30 p.m. NVJH EXERCISE FACILITIES /PROGRAMS 92 Mon. April 20 7:30 p.m. NVJH * Healthbeat- An outdoor one mile exercise course, combining 93 Wed. April 22 6:30 p.m. NVJH a complete physical fitness program with outdoor fun for the 94 Wed. April 22 7:30 p.m. NVJH whole family. The course begins and ends at the north end of SPRING INTO GOLF Central Park convenient for individuals interested in using the Swing into the golf season this Spring. Join us at the Brookland facilities at the Community Center. Each station in the course Par -3 (8232 Regent Ave. N.) for an introductory lesson from an provides three different level of exercise. expert instructor. You have the opportunity to golf a complete 9 * Shingle CreekTrailway- Separate trailsfor bikers and hikers. holes, enjoy refreshments and pick up afree passtocome backfor A pleasant three mile walk or bicycle ride paralleling Shingle another fun round. Meet at Brookland Par -3 golf course. Registra- Creek and accessible from the Community Center. The trail tion Fee $5.00 (Senior discount rate does not apply.) # 95 Adults presently connects from Palmer Lake Nature Area to Lions only, # 96 Teens & Adults. Park and with the Minneapolis system. # Day Date Time Location 95 Sat. April 25 9:30 am. BrooklandPar -3 BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB 96 Sat. April 25 11:30 a.m. Brookland par -3 Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men and women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play and tournaments A good opportunity to become acquainted with other tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost. For more information contact Roger Forrester at 560 -7977. 12 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK SUNDAY IN CENTRAL PARK - JUNE 28 Entertainment In The Park is back for its second season. Enter- Entertainment highlights include performances by the Brooklyn tainment In The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Center Community Children's Chorus, Harmonettes, Community Band, with donations from the Brooklyn Center Lions Club, Brooklyn and The Decades, a vocal group singing songs from the 1940's to Center Rotary and some artist assistance from the Twin Cities present. Fireworks top off the day's festivities. Fun for the whole Musician's Union, Local #30 -73, A.F. OF M. farnily. Details available in the Summer Brochure. *These activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by SPOKE SONG BICYCLE WORKSHOPS the Metropolitan Council from funds appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature. All programs are scheduled for Presented by Spoke Song (a bike touring organization) in co- Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:00 p.m. Details will be available operation with Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Depart - in the Summer Brochure. ment. Each staff person shares through their experience and expertise two interesting and informative workshops. 1987 SCHEDULE June 9 Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO BIKING June 16 Minneapolis Chamber Symphony* Mountain bikes? Slick tires? Aluminum or Cro -moly? Toe - clips? June 23 The Rockin' Hollywoods Clothing? There's so much available, so spend your money wisely; June 30 Honeywell Concert Band come and discuss bike fit and accessories and handle some Brooklyn Community Band "goodies ". Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. July 7 Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse # Day Date Time Location Sideshow* 102 Tues. April 28 6:30 p.m. BCHS July 14 The Wolverines July 21 To be announced NUTS & BOLTS - YOUR BIKE July 28 Minneapolis Pops Orchestra* A thorough examination and adjustment of your bicycle, combin- Aug. 4 Stoney Lonesome ing demonstration and supervised hands -on work to familiarize Aug. 11 Red Wolfe and The Port of Dixie Jazz Band you with fixing flats, adjusting brakes and gears. Participants Aug. 18 Minneapolis Police Concert Band should bring their bike, an old sheet fora drop cloth, a patch kit and Aug. 25 To be announced set of tire irons (cost approx. $3.00). Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. # Day Date Time Location 103 Sat. May 2 9:00 a.m. CC Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, 1987. PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (numbers will be Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not given out 1 hour before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are SWIM LESSONS PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner and Advanced Beginner. CLASS. Average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $16.50/ 10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 112 Sat. March 21 9:30 a.m. CC 113 Sat. March 21 10:05 a.m. CC 114 Mon. March 23 6:00 p.m. NVJH 115 Tues. March 24 6:00 p.m. CC 116 Wed. March 25 6:00 p.m. NVJH 117 Thurs. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS =_ 118 M & W March 23 9:30 a.m. CC 119 M & W March 23 10:40 a.m. CC 120 M & W April 27 9:30 a.m. CC -� 121 M & W April 27 10:40 a.m. CC PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS Lesson in water adjustment for children ages 2 & 3. One parent Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys acid must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same girls ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ration of 5 parent each time. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. Classes students /instructor. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. 30 min. Classes 30 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 122 Sat. March 21 10:40 a.m. CC 104 Sat. March 21 9:30 p.m. CC 12.3 Sat. March 21 11:15 a.m. CC 105 Sat. March 21 10:05 a.m. CC 124 Mon. March 23 6:35 p.m. NVJH 106 Mon. March 23 6:00 p. n. NVJH 125 Mon. March 23 7:10 p.m. NVJH 107 Tues. March 24 6:00 p.m. CC 126 Tues. March 24 6:35 p.m. CC 108 Wed. March 25 6:00 p.m. NVJH 127 Tues. March 24 7:10 p.m. CC 109 Thurs. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC 12.8 Wed. March 25 6:35 p.m. NVJH DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 129 Wed. March 25 7:10 p.m. NVJH 110 M & W March 23 10:05 a.m. CC 130 Thurs. March 26 6:35 p.m. CC 111 M & W April 27 10:05 a.m. CC 131 Thurs. March 26 7:10 p.m. CC 13 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADULT SWIM LESSONS ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE Beginner through Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush be able to perform standing front dive, swim underwater, tread up on your strokes Classes are 40 minutes in length. Registration water and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA and 6 hours of Fee $24.50/10 Lessons. student guarding time will also be part of the course. Attendance CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $45.00/8 Sessions and includes all materials needed. Classes 3 132 Sat. March 21 10:40 a.m. CC hours. Instructors Steve Froelich, Barb Pierce. No class April 19. 133 Tues. March 24 7:45 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 134 Thurs. March 26 7:45 p.m. CC 140 Sun. March 29 7 -10:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Workshop Days: Sat., April 11, May 2, 9:00 a.m. at the Com- 135 M & W March 23 1 1:15 a.m. CC munity Center, May 30 - Twin Lakes Beach. 136 M & W April 27 11:15 a.m. CC LIFEGUARD TRAINING ADULT SUPER CHICKEN This Red Cross course teaches the skills and knowledge required for an individual to properly assume the responsibilities of a Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who lifeguard at a swimming pool or a protected open -water beach. have a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that You must be 16 years of age or older by the first night of class: fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $24.50/10 proof of age must be provided. Current Advanced Lifesaving, CPR, Lessons. Super Chicken classes are held the same days and and Standard First Aid certificates must be available on the first times as adult lessons, see schedule. night of class. Class meets Saturday and Tuesday fora period of 3 weeks beginning June 6. Call the Mpls. Chapter of the Red Cross at 871 -7676 - Safety Services for registration information. Class 3 hours. SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS 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 already learned, experience new skills or start right from the very °• beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens" Registration °. Fee $24.50/10 Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult 0 . lessons. Brooklyn Center residents $12.25/10 Lessons. BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE A Red Cross course for persons age 11 and older. Skill in self This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving and who are comfortable in water. Each person must provide his rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will taught. Stud- own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. Otherequipment dents must pass a preliminary swimming test and must attend will be provided. Class is 4 hours in length and will meet once a every class. Absences will not be made up. Registration Fee Day Begins Time Location weekfor 5 weeks. Open waterdives are a requirement of this class # Day $26.0 Lessons. Classes 1 hour. at a additional fee of approximately $75.00. On completion of this 137 Thurs. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC course P.A.D.I. certification will be awarded. Registration Fee $100/5 Sessions. This includes the textbook Instructor Terry Nooner. No Class April 19. # Day Begins Time Location 141 Sun. March 29 4:00 p.m. CC PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community SCUBA OPEN SWIM Center for further information, 561-5448, ext. 171. A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other interested persons. Cost $1.00 per time. Day Begins Time Location ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS Thurs. March 26 8:30 p.m. NVJH Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in length with a ratio of one student to one instructor. CHILDCARE SERVICE Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. # Day Begins Time Location The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending 138 Sat. March 21 9:30 a.m. CC morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Com- munity Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 70¢ per child per hour for each preschool child. The "PLAY CORNER" is open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Additional times DIVING may be noted in the description of Adult Classes. For further Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children information call 561 -5448. who are intermediate or better swimmers. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. Classes 40 min. # Day Begins Time Location 139 Tues. March 24 6:30 p.m. CC 14 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM Begins March 26, Thursday- 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Cost 75¢ /Swim. COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES Memberships entitle the member use of the Swimming Pool, Exercise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods. NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year The North View Junior High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th Family $65.00 110.00 187.00 and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various times Individual $37.00 61.00 104.00 during the weekend. Call the Community Center at 561 -5448 for Family members will be limited to parents and children living at further information. Cost: Pool $20.00 /per hour, Gym $6.00 /per home 20 years of age and under. hour. SENIOR ADULT RATES 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years & older - $10.00. COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL Single admission rate for Senior Adults resident or non - resident The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school, 62 years and older, $1.25. group, or party at various times during the week Call the Com- munity Center at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost: $44.00/ GENERAL ADMISSION per hour. Adult (18 & over) $2.25 Youth (15 -17) $1.75 Children (5 -14) $1.50 LIFE, BE IN IT AND SWIM Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE own. Start by swimming 1 /4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross MONDAY- WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY certificate and patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Begin today! Any questions about "Life, Be In It and Swim" contact TUESDAY-THURSDAY Gayle at 561 -5448. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults only) SATURDAY BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Adults only) All boys and girls age 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn 1:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competi- SUNDAY tive swimming. B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet new friends, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. improve swimming strokes, build self- confidence through goal- MONDAY - FRIDAY setting and learn good sportsmanship through competitive swim- 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ming. For further information call 561 -5448, ext. 171 B.S.C. is Adults and /or organized groups only sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. A free two week trial period is offered to The wading pool is open to children ONLY when supervised by a any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive swim- parent. The wading pool is closed during the following hours: ming. Tuesday & Thursday - 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Saturday - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS School age children (unless an organizaed group) will not be allowed to use the pool until 1:00 p.m. This includes school March - St. Patrick's Special - Wear green and swim for half price. holidays. Children under 1 st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY Enjoy FREE POPCORN all day sunday, March 14,1:00-6:00 p.m. AN ADULT in the building at all times. April - Have fun at our Easter Egg Match on Saturday, April 11. EXERCISE & SAUNA SCHEDULE Match your egg with the lucky number and win a prize! MONDAY -WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. May - Take a Double Dip - Come and take a dip in our pool. Have a dip of ice cream before leaving - Saturday, May 16. TUESDAY THURSDAY 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Watch forfurther information distributed by the Parks and Recrea- 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults only) tion Department SATURDAY SUNDAY 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 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 CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US- NEW YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF Celebrate your birthday with us. Come to ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. the Community Center on your birthday and with one paid admission or more GAMEROOM (friend, family, etc.), you get in free. For Enjoy our gameroom equipped with jukebox, pool, video games small groups, call ahead and we'll arrange and pinball. a room for you to have your birthday cake. A r great way to get into the swim of things on SNACKBAR your birthday. For more information call Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. 561 -5448. 15 i Bulk Rate :TBROOKLYN U.S. Postage 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 Mpls. Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Community Center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 (num- ADVISORY COMMISSION bers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate- see box The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each below. month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City * *Registration made by mail will not be accepted before March 9. Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. No phone registrations. Donald Krefting Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, March7, a person may sign Carl Manson Don Peterson Larry Propst 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. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m.- Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God Whe re e Classes asses are limited, p.gi 4. Where given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that each may l Sunday, mitedd, , registration will be on the first has been serve basis. Personsare not considered registered until the fee hasbeen herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel of adult life, and the campanionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. classes or activities when an insufficient number of people sign up. 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation location. Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Public Works 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if an Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor opening exists by paying a 50¢ transferfee. All transfers must be done in Susan LaCrosse- Program Supervisor person at the Community Center. Individual classes may not bemadeup. Gayle Gardner Janssen - Aquatic Supervisor 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted in the REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. class description. Requests for refunds must be made at least 24 hours WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE, MONDAY, MARCH 9. BEFORE the second class session. There will be a$3.00 service charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 service charge 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 before the second class. NO REFUNDS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS SESSION. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has Name _ already been reached will go on an waiting list. Additional classes may (Last) (First) be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. 9. Senior Citizens62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Center Address _ may enjoy most activity classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not (zip) apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which are at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Department. (Phone) (Work Phone) 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including parents, are not allowed except with permission. This includes children. Activity For further information call 561 -5448. (Location) Swim registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat., Class # Time March 7 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons (Numbers will Class Day — Amoun be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)