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1984 Edition 41 March THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N EWSLETTER INCLUDES THE 1984 SPRING � BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE CiTy OF BROok[YN TE R CEN MANAGER S /REPORT* MAR 1 984 N 41 A Special Thank You To All Commission Members Several citizen commissions aid Members volunteer their time to Beauchane, Ernest Erickson, Donn the Brooklyn Center City Council attend frequent meetings, at least Escher, Barbara Sexton, William in an advisory capacity regarding a monthly, to address matters rele- Hannay, Jean Schiebel, John B. wide range of activities from plan- vant to the particular commission. Lescault, Neil Smeaton, Vincent ning to human rights. All commission members are ap- Tubman, Mary Heitzig, Dennis Active commissions or groups pointed by the Mayor, subject to Kueng. operating in the City include the confirmation by the City Council. Northwest Hennepin Human Traffic Safety Advisory Committee; These groups operate without a Services Advisory Council — Dr. Community Development Citizens budget while providing a valuable Duane Orn. Participation Committee; Charter service to the community. Housing Commission — Phyllis Commission, Northwest Hennepin Any resident interested in being Plummer, Dolores Hastings, Ray Human Services Advisory Com- considered as a commission Haroldson, Philip Cohen, Ronald mission; Housing Commission; member should contact the City Turner, Clifford Williams, Ken Planning Commission; Conserva- Manager's office, 6301 Shingle Felger, Donald Lawrence, Barbara tion Commission; Human Rights Creek Parkway, or call 561 -5440. Sorenson. Commission, and Park and Recrea- As vacancies appear in some of the Planning Commission — George tion Commission. commissions, the Mayor will con- Lucht, Michael V. Nelson, Lowell sider the applications. Ainas, Molly Malecki, Mary Two Inserts A special thank you to the Simmons, Nancy Manson, Carl following commissions and their Sandstrom. Are Enclosed members: Conservation Commission —Fred Enclosed with this issue of the Traffic Safety Advisory Com- Albright, William Price, Barbara Park and Recreation brochure and mittee — Philip Cohen, Bill Suits, Jensen, Jay Jacobson, Everett K. the City Manager's newsletter are James D. Sandberg, Don Dennis, Carlson, Barry Wallerstedt. two inserts: a directory of services Daniel Raustadt, Arnold Foslien, Human Rights Commission — for Northwest Suburban Hennepin Robert Becker, Carol J. Smith. Jayne Kuhar, Dr. Marvin Trautwein, County, and a brochure describing Community Development Citi- Rosemary Kieselhorst, Diane the Brooklyn Center Domestic zens Participation Committee — Lemke, George H. Mayleben, Mary Assault Intervention Project. Barbara Jensen, Bud Sorenson, Ellen Rabine. directory of services for the Ray Haroldson, Dr. Marvin Traut- Park and Recreation Commission The northwest The directory provides vices for a `Hein, Tom Loberg, Lois Kline, — Bud Sorenson, Michael Streitz, human service agencies and pro- Douglas Perry, Steven Cohen. Jacqueline Albright, Don Peterson, viders in this area. The directory of Charter Commission — Michael Dave Skeels, Dale Bloomstrand. a services was prepared by the B Northwest Hennepin Human Ser- Animals May B Impounded vices Council which represents 14 communities in the northwest area Released When Fees Paid including Brooklyn Center. The Brooklyn Center Human Rights The City of Brooklyn Center uses Police Department prior to re- Commission prepared the bro- Code Enforcement Officers to pro- trieving their pet from impound at chure describing the Domestic vide animal control services. the Funk Animal Hospital. Assault Intervention Project. The CEO's are responsible for Residents are advised that it is picking up stray dogs and other unlawful for any owner to allow X Ctizer! inquiries and requests may animals, and will transport the im- their dog to run at large. Animals be directed at the City Administra- pounded animals to Funk Animal must be on the owner's property or tion. if there is any question regard - Hospital for kenneling and care under restraint at all times. ing a service that we are authorized services. Owners of pets are reminded to to perform, please call us at In order to retrieve the impound- pick -up after their dogs and cats in 561 -5440. ed animal, the owner should go their own yard, as well as in public directly to the Brooklyn Center areas, including parks. 2 Resident Contribution Needed For Crime Prevention Fund The Crime Prevention Fund's City, and the Fund was represented first fund raiser, a Walk -A -Thon for at several civic functions including BROOKLYN CENTER crime prevention in September Kaleidoscope, Earle Brown Days, brought in more than $3,000 in and Discover Brooklyn Center at CRIME pledge money. School children Brookdale. PREVENTION walked a range from one to 10 The goal of the Crime Prevention miles along the Shingle Creek Fund is to raise $25,000 to be used FUND Trailway system, and several area for rewards and other crime pre - businesses contributed refresh- vention activities. ments and prizes. Along with the Initially, the Fund received con - additional money raised, a greater tributions from local civic groups, awareness of efforts for prevention area businesses and residents. The of crime was accomplished. Walk -A -Thon for Crime Prevention Other efforts have been made by brought the balance at the end of the Crime Prevention Fund to relay 1983 to approximately $7,000. With the message of crime prevention to continued support from the com- O� the community. Neighborhood munity, the goal may be reached in 561 6649 QQ, crime prevention forums were held the near future. Your help and SERV�G� at various schools throughout the support is greatly appreciated. The Brooklyn Center Crime Pre- Some Tips For A vention Fund was created in the summer of 1982 as a response to a Beautiful Lawn need for greater community in- volvement in the prevention of crime. And 1983 proved to be a year NOTE: The following is an article tilize a lawn is about the time of the of building for the Crime Pre- prepared for the convenience of first mowing. Right after the snow vention Fund, as reflected by the the residents, and if of interest, is gone and the frost is out of the activities of the group. should be saved for future ground, the grass makes very little As a response to several crimes reference. use of the fertilizer you put down, committed in Brooklyn Center, The first and most important because the soil temperature is too rewards were posted for infor- thing you can do for your lawn is cold. mation leading to the arrest and not to rush the season. At the time of the first cutting, prosecution of individuals respon- Stay off your lawn until it begins you then know the grass is actively sible for the crimes. to dry out. Raking and cleaning up growing, and can make the best In several instances, particularly the yard when the soil is wet and use of the fertilizer, in vandalism cases, the criminal soggy destroys essential airspaces Crabgrass killers can also be acts were discontinued following in the soil. This not only restricts applied too early. Crabgrass seed the posting of the rewards. In one root growth, but hampers water does not germinate until soil tem- instance, information was received and fertilizer penetration down into peratures reach the mid - sixties on the Crime Tips phone which led the soil. and early applications are often o` to solving a case of vandalism at Also, do not be too hasty to apply little benefit. Evergreen Elementary school. fertilizers. An "ideal" time to fer- For best results, apply crabgrass r - - - - -_ -- killers when color begins to show Send check or money order to: on lilac flowerbuds, or approxi- CRIME PREVENTION FUND mately around May 10. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway If an application is put on very Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 i early, a second application of crab- grass killer may only be needed by I Yes! I want to help, enclosed is my contribution $5 $10 $15 $ the first week in June to obtain I would like to help in some way, please call me when you need assistance. I good control. These are just a few tips for NAME .._ I securing a healthy green spring lawn. Should you have more speci- I ADDRESS _ fic questions regarding lawn care, please call the Hennepin County I zip _ PHONE Agricultural Extension Service at L-------------- - - - - -- 559 -4321. 3 Construction Projects For 1954 posed improve ments areas foIIows: storm drainage improvements. Following are general descrip- removal of existing metal building Curb and gutter installation on City tions of proposed construction and chain link fence; installation of streets abutting St. Alphonsus projects during 1984. The projects a lighting system, bleachers, goals, Catholic Church to delineate the have been initiated in response to small storage building, satellite street edge for parking. Lyndale petitions from property owners or screen, perimeter fencing, and irri- Avenue reconstruction from 53rd developers; by inclusion in the gation system at the recently Avenue to 57th Avenue in con - City's Five -Year Municipal State constructed soccer field. Con- junction with turnback of juris- Aid Program; or Capital Improve- struction of a wellhouse over the diction from MN /DOT to the City, ' ment Program; or represent pro- City's Well #4 and modification of and improvements include paving, jects funded by State and /or electrical service to the well. Modi- curb and gutter and sidewalk. Federal grants. fication to the Evergreen School Traffic signal construction on • Maintenance Yard - Evergreen parking lot and access to Dupont Shingle Creek Parkway at John area development. The project in- Avenue, including incorporation of Martin Drive to provide adequate volves several improvements which an access drive to Well #4; and traffic control in anticipation of the will result in the orderly use of the completion of area landscaping opening of Byerly's store. Financing old maintenance yard in coopera- improvements. Financing through through Municipal State Aid tion with the school district. Pro- General Fund Budget, Capital Pro- Funds, State Turnback Funds, and jects Funds, and Public Utilities Special Assessment levies. Annual Bike Funds. • Sanitary Sewer System Im- • Street Improvements. Xerxes provements. Lift station and sani- Equipment Sale Avenue overlay, C.S.A.H. 10 to tary sewer construction for the Shingle Creek Parkway, including Ramada Hotel; installation of lift The Annual Brooklyn Center extension of turn lane at 63rd station telemetry units and standby surplus equipment and bike auction Avenue. At Shingle Creek Parkway, power additions; cathodic pro - will be held on May 2, 1984 at 6:00 construction of median opening tection of City lift stations to reduce p.m. at the Brooklyn Center City and turn lanes for Ramada Hotel corrosion of the steel plate walls; Garage, 2501 69th Avenue North. access. At Freeway Boulevard, re- and cathodic protection of sewer Interested persons can view the construction of street, curb and forcemain from lift station #1 in available equipmentonehourprior gutter, and sidewalk in settlement Garden City Park to C.S.A.H. 10. to the start of the auction. The sale area by Earle Brown Farm Estates Financing through Public Utilities will include property confiscated Townhomes. France Avenue re- Funds and Special Assessments. by the Police Department, some construction from the south limits • Water Main Improvements. surplus office equipment and to 50th Avenue, including curb and Installation of water main in Lee bicycles. gutter, paving, and necessary and Major Avenues from 69th to 70th Avenue, and 70th Avenue from Lee Avenue to Major Avenue in response to a petition. Repair of City of Brooklyn Center service lateral extensions in south industrial park. (This project in- volves the proper restraint of dead CITY COUNCIL end services which were incorrect - Dean Nyquist .............................. ..........................Mayor ly installed under a 1969 improve - Bill Hawes ...................... ............................... Councilman ment. To date, three improperly i Gene Lhotka .................... ............................... Councilman restrained dead ends have failed, Celia Scott ................... ............................... Councilwoman requiring emergency repair.) In- stallation of a monitor /control Rich Theis ...................... ............................... Councilman system for the City's wells and elevated towers. (It is anticipated Gerald Splinter .................... . .......................... : City Manager that the system will provide for SERVICE DIRECTORY automated control of the City's Emergency Numbers (24 Hours) water supply system, turning well POLICE - FIRE ........................... ............................... 911 pumps on and off in accordance with consumer demands). Water City Hall Offices .................... ............................... 561 -5440 (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) main installation in Lyndale Avenue from 53rd Avenue to 57th Avenue Community Center ................. ............................... 561 -5448 in conjunction with street improve - CITY OFFICES ments described as "turned back" 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway from MN /DOT to the City. Instal - Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 lation of a water main casing pipe Continued on Page 5 4 Construction from Page 4 under T.H. 252 in the vicinity of future installation, of either well completed under the direction of Riverdale Park, and proposed to be discharge piping or river intake MN /DOT. In addition, two housing installed prior to the construction piping as required to expand the projects will undergo extension of of new T.H. 252. (The casing will water supply system). Repairofthe water and sanitary sewer services provide the City with the option, for water main crossing of Shingle and street improvements, to be Creek at 69th Avenue. Financing done by the developers under -the through Public Utilities Funds and direction of the City. T ornado Special Assessment levies. • Trail Construction Projects. At Safety Rules Palmer Lake West Park a trail con- Rummage Sale necting the parking lot to the When a tornado approaches, regional trail system, including Regulations immediate action can saveyour branch to comfort station. At life. Willow Lane School, connection of ATORNADO WATCH means parking lot to T.H. 152. Financing The Brooklyn Center Rummage tornadoes are expected to de- through Capital Improvement Sale ordinance allows the place - velop. Keep a battery operated Funds. ment, but only with the permission radio or television set nearby, 9 Central Park Improvements. of the owner, of signs advertising and listen for weather advisories Completion of the Central Park the sale on private property. -- even if the sky is blue, tennis courts including paving, The placement of signs is limited A TORNADO WARNING ` fencing and provisions for future to residential property, and in the means a tornado has actually lighting, along with development general neighborhood of the sale. been sighted or indicated by of the Central Park Plaza. Financ- Rummage sale signs are still weather radar. Seek inside shel- ing through Capital Projects Funds. limited to no more than 2 1 12 square ter (in a storm cellar or rein- • City Hall Entrance. The final feet in size and allowed only on forced building), and stay away phase, landscaping, of the entrance private property. It is illegal to from windows. Curl up so that improvement includes tree and place signs on power poles, fences your head and eyes are pro- shrub planting: resodding of insect and trees, or to erect the signs tected. Keep a battery operated infested turf areas: installation of a along traffic thoroughfares. radio or television set nearby. turf irrigation system: and instal- Utility companies have requested IN HOMES, the basement lation of a new fountain mechanism enforcement of the regulations offers the greatest safety. In in the existing fountain. Financing regarding power poles since they homes without basements, take through Capital Projects Funds. create a dangerous hazard for the cover in the center part of the • Other construction projects men who climb the power poles, house, on the lowest floor, in a include the France Avenue Rail- especially when nails are left in the small room such as a closet or road crossing, with work to be pole. bathroom, Or under sturdy furni- STAY AWAY FROM WIN- DO WS. D City Mediation Project DO IN SHOPPING CENTERS, go Aids In Man Disputes to the designated shelter area. } y p NOT to your parked car. who promote ii e use of this IN SCHOOLS, follow advance i t Brooklyn Center s among a few y 9 program. The mediators try to help plans to an interior hallway on the lowest floor. If the building l cities in the country where people the people on both sides to work is not e reinforced construe- I are actively developing a new out a solution agreeable to both tion, go to another reinforced method of effectively resolving parties. building if possible, or take disputes between residents with- Mediation is proving to be a o low, protected out law suits and court battles. simpler alternative for community cover if cover outside nlowprot auditoriums, protected The program is called the residents to settle conflicts without gyms, and other structures Brooklyn Center Mediation Project the expense and inconvenience with wide, free -span roofs. (BCMP), and results during the last often associated with the tradi- IN TALL BUILDINGS, to six months in 1983 were impressive: tional legal system, and there is no an interior hallway, away from showing 29 disputes handled by 26 charge for this service. trained mediators, all volunteers The BCMP is open to anyone windows, or to the designated who live in the community. who lives in Brooklyn Center, and shelter area. Cases ranged from landlord- interested persons should contact IN OPEN COUNTRY, move tenant problems, to neighbor and Barbara Jensen at 341 -2828 be- right a omt add path r e family disputes, to business- tween 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., right angles. . If f there is no time consumer complaints. The cases Monday through Friday. She will di escape, lie flat in the nearest were referred to BCMP by the coordinate convenient times and ditch or ravine. people who are actually involved in places for disputing parties to meet the disputes, or by professionals with a mediator. 5 1984 Spring Brochure Adult Activities TRIMNASTICS LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Why not have some fun while exercising? This class stresses all parts of Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. the body and helps each person to become physically fit. Exercises are Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway done to music for all areas of the body. No dancing will be done. Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (BPCAC), 5600 85th Ave. N. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. # Day Begins Time Location Elm Creek Park Reserve (ECPR), Osseo 10 Wed. March 28 6:45 p.m. Willow Lane Evergreen School. 70th & Dupont Ave. N. Fair Oaks School, 5600 65th Ave. N. Garden City School, 3501 65th Ave. N. 25 LBS. PLUS — NEW Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. This exercise class is unique and different because you must be at least Orchard Lane e School, 6201 Noble Ave. North View High School. (NVJH) . th &Zane Ave. N. 25 lbs. or more over weight! The class is taught by a woman who has tried many times to lose weight. Now together you will exercise, talk, Palmer Lake School, rd & West Palmer Lake Drive exercise, work, laugh and support each other, while trying to lose extra Park Center High School (PCHS), 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. pounds. All you need is extra pounds, a sense of humor, loose clothes Brooktand Par -3 Golf Course, . 8232 Regent Ave. N. Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. and a need to TRY AGAIN! Weigh -in will be optional. Registration Fee 1 Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N. $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Diana Nordos. Kylawn Park Courts, 61st & Kyle Ave N. # Day Begins Time Location Northport Park Courts, 56th & France Ave. N. 11 Wed. April 4 6:45 p.m. Garden City West Palmer Park Courts, 70th & Palmer Lake Circle Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N. WOMEN'S EXERCISE &AEROBIC DANCE Lions Park Courts, 55th & Russell The class is fun, challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in CHILDCARE SERVICE dance combinations. Thisclass isa physical fitness program that offers complete and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. It's a The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning combination of dancing for the fun of it, and dancing for more ENERGY classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. EVERYDAY! No dance background necessary. Spot exercises are also The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 600 perchild per hourforeach done for the "problem areas. ' Fitness experts encourage participants to preschool child. The "PLAY-CORNER" will be open Monday - Friday 9:00 register for 2 days per week if possible. Registration Fee $12.50/10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Additional times may be noted in the description of Sessions. Classes are 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #00 -00, Sue adult classes. For further information call 561 -5448. Macheledt #00 -00, Linda Schiest #00 -00. # Day Begins Time Location 12 Tues. March 20 7:00 p.m. CC 13 Tues. March 20 8:00 p.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE 14 Thurs. March 22 9:15 a.m. CC Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not 15 Thurs. March 22 6:00 p.m. Earle Brown need to bea swimmer or get your hair wet. Enjoya pleasantand relaxing 16 Thurs. March 22 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown experience through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some 17 Mon. March 26 9:30 a.m. CC AEROBICS will also be included. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. 18 Mon. March 26 10:30 a.m. CC Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers for #1 -2, Diana Nordos #3 -4. 19 Mon. March 26 7:45 p.m. Orchard Lane 20 Wed. March 28 7:45 p.m. Willow Lane # Day Begins Time Location 1 Tues. March 20 10:15 a.m. CC 21 Sat. March 31 10:05 a.m. NVJH 2 Thurs. March 22 10:00 a.m. CC 22 Tues. April 17 5:00 p.m. CC 3 Tues. April 3 6:00 p.m. NVJH 4 Tues. April 3 7:00 p.m. NVJH AEROBIC DANCE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING — NEW If you are interested in becoming an Aerobic Dance instructor, this SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE program will add to your knowledge, skills and credits toward this goal. If you love to dance, enjoy exercise and working with people, these A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. You classes are for you. The classes will cover the theory of aerobic dance, do not need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Please furnish doctor's how to lay out and teach a program fora total fitness class with extensive nameand numberwhen registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. work on the basics of choreography. This program is a first in a series. Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers. The instructor, Bev Wilson, has a degree in Dance and Physical # Day Begins Time Location Education, taught at the University of Colorado, and has been teaching 5 Tues, March 20 9:15 a.m. CC exercise and aerobic dance for the past 9 years. Registration Fee $50.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. # Day Begins Time Location FITNESS FOR MOTHER -TO -BE 23 Sat, Mar. 17 10:00 a.m. CC A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to improve your flexibility, strength and stamina. You will learn exercises to WOMEN'S CONDITIONING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly changes. Keep fit for Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training a healthier delivery and easier comeback. Postnatal women who are not machine and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness ready for a more strenuous class are also welcome. Please check with program. It is tailored to individual needs and provides you with the your doctor and bring a written OK to the first session. Registration Fee information you need to set up and pace workouts for future use. This $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. program emphasizes conditioning, endurance, and years of healthy # Day Begins Time Location living. Class meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks in the 6 Tues. March 20 6:00 p.m. CC Community Center Exercise Room. Childcare Service available for 7 Thurs. March 22 10:15 a.m. CC children 6 months and up, 600 per hour per child. Registration Fee $18.00/5 Weeks. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location DANCING FIT 24 M & W April 9 1:00 P.M. CC Fit your exercise to music, for a fun way to shape up and relieve the stress and strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. A great class for people who have never exercised before or for anyone who has tried aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons would like a modified class. Improve your figure and fitness! i Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson #00, Diana Nordos #00. # Day Begins Time Location 8 Wed. April 4 7:45 p.m. Garden City 9 Mon. March 26 11:30 a.m. CC 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL *CHICKEN SCRATCH EMBROIDERY — NEW An ight of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring a friend Chicken scratch is a modern adaptation of a centuries old form of needle or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise! Please, no work lace which is becoming popular again. It's so easy, the technique organized teams. No Open Volleyball on April 17. Ends May 22. No can be learned in this one session. Come and join the fun! Bring to class: charge. Gym time is 2 hours. 8" embroidery hoop, white and dark blue embroidery floss, embroidery Day Begins Time Location needle and scissors. Fabric supplied in class which is included in thefee. Tues. April 9 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown Childcare available for morning class, call 561 -5448 for information. Registration Fee $4.25/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. JUDO # Day Begins Time Location 32 Mon. April 9 7:00 p.m. CC For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills or 33 Wed. May 9 9:00 a.m. CC more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree Black Belt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All * COUNTRY BASKET — NEW sessions held in North View Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration Fee $14.00 /8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Learn the technique of covering baskets for the charming "country # Day Begins Time Location look." The technique is easy to do and makes fun gifts to give. Bring 26 Tues. March 27 7:00 p.m. NVJH basic sewing supplies and off -white thread, 9" x 9" piece of corrugated cardboard and heavy scissors to cut the cardboard. Basket included in class fee. Allow $4.00 for materials to be purchased at class. Students POTTERY will go home with a completed project! Registration Fee $4.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and # Day Begins Time Location hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to 34 Thurs. April 12 7:00 p.m. CC practice your new skills by including in the registration fee, clay for projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt to the first class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. * TRAPUNTO Registration Fee $28.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen This technique combines two forms of needlework, quilting and Haberle. stuffing. The class will work on a snowflake design wall hanging. Bring # Day Begins Time Location to class soft -lead pencil, pins, needle, white thread (also white quilting 27 Tues. April 24 6:30 p.m. CC thread if you have it), a pair of SHARP pointed scissors and a 6' /2 round wooden embroidery hoop painted white before you come to class. Other LAB &FIRING PRIVILEGES supplies furnished in class at a cost of $1.00. Childcare availableforday class, see Childcare Service. Registration Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 3 Open to persons who completed a pottery class at the Community hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. Center or have previous experience and are familiar with equipment. # Day Begins Time Location Lab may be used on an unlimited basis other than class times and have 35 Wed. April 25 7:00 p.m. CC pieces fired in the 7 week period. Clay may be purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks. Lab sessions correspond to dates listed under pottery. * SHADOW APPLIQUE Registration Fee $17.50/7 weeks. Try this fast and simple technique of applique. The class project can be # Day Begins Time Location made into a charming 6" hoop wall hanging. Bring pencil, scissors, pins, 28 April 24 To be arranged CC needle and whatever embroidery thread you have. Other supplies furnished in class. A fun class for the beginner as well as experienced BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE sewer! Childcare available for day class. Registration Fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Joanne Holznecht. For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit on the # Day Begins Time Location sidelines and watch others enjoy themselves. American, Latin and Old 36 Wed. May 2 7:00 p.m. CC Tyme dances will be taught. Registration Fee $22.50/8 Sessions. (per couple) Classes 1 hour. Instructor Les Eck. # Day Begins Time Location *BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY 29 Mon. March 19 7:30 p.m. Earle Brown Learn the art of beautiful lettering for personal or prof essiona1,use. The class is a detailed study of the italic alphabet. Students will obtain *BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING —NEW experience in using double pencils and dip pens. Bring a notebook and pencil and $5.00 for the workbook required for the course. Additional A class geared to the needs of those new to watercolor. Learn painting supplies will be discussed. Registration Fee $24.00/8 Sessions. Class 2 1 /2 techniques following step -by -step demonstrations. Work is focused on hours. Instructor Mozelle Johnson. elements of landscapes such as skies, trees, water, snow, etc. Design # Day Begins Time Location and individual expression emphasized. Suppliesare extra, which can be 37 Mon. March 19 7:00 p.m. BCHS tailored to one's individual budget, this will be discussed at the first session. Students will have the opportunity to complete several *MAGIC ART — OIL PAINTING paintings during the 6 weeks. Registration Fee $22.00/6 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Kris Osten. Oil painting made easy! Anyone with a desire to paint can, with the # Day Begins Time Location Magic Art Method. Beginners to intermediate hobby artists will learn 30 Mon. March 19 7:00 p.m. BCHS how to use large brushes and a unique palette knife to COMPLETE a fine oil painting in this 4 hour workshop. The instructor is an accredited Magic Art instructor from California who teaches the William Alexander Technique as seen on Channel 2. Supplies furnished except for the *MINI WATERCOLOR PAINTING — NEW picture frame. Bring clean paint rags to class. Paintings for each workshop on display. BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR See Beginning Watercolor Painting for class description. Childcare THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN available. Registration Fee $15.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2'. /z hours. TWO WEEKS BEFORE WORKSHOP. Childcare available for morning Instructor Kris Osten. # Day Begins Time Location class. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170 for information. Registration Fee $20.0011 31 Mon. April 16 12:30 p.m. CC Session. Classes 4 hours. Instructor Carol Reile. # Day Begins Time Location 38 Sat. March 24 2:00 p.m. CC 39 Wed. March 28 9:00 a.m. CC 40 Wed. April 11 6:00 p.m. CC 'SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER. 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED KNOW YOUR CAMERA *BASIC SPRING FLOWERS What are all those numbers and levers? This class is designed for the Get a head start on Mother Nature by learning to make beautiful silk iris, new camera owner. If you're not getting the results you want out of your tulips, and daffodils in fresh spring colors. Make two of each flower. camera, this class is for you! Review your camera instruction book and Bring scissors, wire cutter, and smile to class. Allow $5.75 for materials bring your questions and camera to class. Registration Fee $10.00/3 to be purchased from the instructor. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 41 Mon. March 19 7:00 p.m. CC 48 Tues. March 27 7:00 p.m. BCHS DARKROOM TECHNIQUES *WEDDING FLOWER SEMINAR Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and develop black Are you planning a wedding? Undecided whetherto choose silk or fresh and white film. Each student will make an excellent print from his own flowers? Then this seminar is for you! Learn how easy and practical it is negative. Fee includes chemicals. Upon completion of the class, to have silk flowers for your wedding. A silk flower specialist will show students will be eligible to use the Community Center Darkroom. you a variety of wedding flowers, including samples of bouquets, BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR THIS CLASS, REFUND corsages, boutonnieres, altar flowers, etc. Observe complete con- ! REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK BEFORE struction of bridal bouquet. Also discussion of costs, etiquette, rentals, FIRST CLASS BEGINS. Registration Fee $20.00/4 Sessions. Classes 3 and use of silk flowers for cake decorating and reception. Question and hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. answer period to follow. Bring notebook! Registration Fee $2.25/1 # Day Begins Time Location Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Teena Badzinski. 42 Mon. April 16 6:30 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 49 Tues. April 3 7:00 p.m. BCHS PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION For people who have taken darkroom instruction at other facilities and *SILK FLOWER CORSAGE are experienced in darkroom procedures. Participants will be eligible to Easter, Mother's Day, Anniversary, Wedding — whatever the special use the Darkroom Lab during Community Center hours. PRE- occasion, you'll love making this beautiful corsage of silk sweetheart REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR roses, carnations, filler flowers, and ribbon, in your choice of colors. TO EACH TEST DATE. Saturday orientation will be scheduled if enough Bring scissors, wire cutter, and smile to class. Allow $3.50 for materials interest is shown. Call 561 -5884, ext. 170. Registration Fee $3.00. to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 # Day Begins Time Location hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. 43 Mon. March 19 6:30 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 44 Mon. April 16 6:00 p.m. CC 50 Tues. April 10 7:00 p.m. BCHS *TEDDYBEARS - NEW *COUNTRY SPRINGTIME ARRANGEMENT -NEW Make your very own adorable Teddybear for the country touch or just to Add a touch of springtime to your home with flowers and baby's breath hug. Learn to cut out and assemble an 18" jointed teddybear. Bring that looks like you just picked them from a country garden. Basket is scissors, needle, pins and brown thread. (Poly stuffing, 1 -lb. bag is trimmed with eyelet ruffle. Your choice of color. Bring wire cutter & needed for second class.) All other material to complete your Teddy will scissors. Allow $12.00 for materials to be purchased at class. be furnished in class and is included in registration fee. Childcare Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy available for day class. Please inquire about details. Registration Fee Weissman. $14.00/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Pat Wiswell. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 51 Tues. April 17 7:00 p.m. CC 45 Thurs. March 22 7:00 p.m. CC 46 Mon. April 2 12:45 p.m. CC *COUNTRY LADY — NEW A most unique and charming design featuring country lady and cart filled with flowers and baby's breath, set on background of ribbon, framed in a hoop and trimmed with ruffle. Great gift idea for Mother's Day! Bring scissors and wire cutter to class. Allow $6.50 for materials to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hours. © Instructor Kathy Weissman. # Day Begins Time Location 52 Tues. May 1 7:00 p.m. BCHS *BASIC SILK FLOWERS Planning a wedding? Need a new look for your home? Come learn how easy it is to make silk flowers. An experienced instructor will teach you basic instruction for completion of five flowers most often used in bouquets and arrangements — daisy, mum, azalea, carnation and rose f (so real you can smell it!). Other flowers will be demonstrated by i instructor. Bring scissors and wire cutter to class. Allow $3.50 for materials to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. f� # Day Begins Time Location 53 Tues. May 8 7:00 p.m. BCHS JOB OPENINGS DOG OBEDIENCE The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now taking This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is at least 6 applications for the following positions: Playcenter leaders, teen months old. This course will teach you how to work with your dog in leaders, puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, preschool, daycamp and special interest and hobby instructors (woodwork, rocketry, etc.) order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. For more The minimum age for employment is 16 years. For more information information, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207, Registration Fee $20.00/8 about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location 47 Thurs. March 22 6:30 p.m. Northport 'SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER. 8 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult coordinator at 561 -5448. COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS SENIOR HAPPENINGS Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Activities will include tours, fishing trips, attending stage productions, Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells activities going ball games and the like. If you are interested in such activities and on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. If you don't meeting new friends from the surrounding area, please call and ask to receive one now give Kathy a call at 561 -5448. receive the information. Deadline dates listed are on space permitting only basis. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute SOCIAL CLUBS can be found to take your place. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and March 15 — OLD LOG THEATER — Join us for a matinee performance Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays of "Cotton Patch Gospel ". The cost of $7.75 per person includes transit throughout the year from Noon - 3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center bus, staff escort and ticket. Deadline March 1. Community Center. There are no dues or club requirements to belong. April 13 — TOUR OF CAPITOL AND LUNCH — At the University Club The Brooklyn Twins Club meets the "1st and 3rd Friday of each month St. Paul. Cost and other information to be announced. Walking and through June at Earle Brown, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Membership dues are stairs are involved. $1.50 annually per person. Any person 60 years of age or older may join: only one spouse must meet the age requirements. May — THEATER AND LUNCH IN EAU CLAIRE, WISC. — Information to be announced. CLASSES June — FISHING TRIP — LAKE MILLE LAC — Information to be Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most announced. classes at 1 12 the registration fee. This does not apply to supplies or July 17 -18 -19 — HOUSE ON THE ROCK — Which includes Tommy special Senior Classes. Bartlett Water Show, Little Norway, Villa Louis. Deposit due May 28 —final payment June 20. Limited numberof spaces. Call for information SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE to be sent to you. A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. You do not need to be a swimmer orgetyourhairwet .Pleasefurnishdoctor's GIFT TRUNK name and number when registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers. A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Member- # Day Begins Time Location ship is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure 5 Tues. March 20 9:15 a.m. CC Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from SWIM LESSONS 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Additional hours will be Saturday, March 10from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Community Center. See Senior Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. SWIMMING POOL BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING Senior Memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 Free screening is done at the following areas: years old and over, at a special rate of $5.00 for 3 months. Application Community Center — Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. - may be made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident and resident 1 30 p.m. seniors may swim for $1.00 per time which is 1 12 the regular adult CEAP — Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. admission rate. The discount applies Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. through June 8. Membership and single admission entitles a West Fire Station — Monday - Friday 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. & Saturday & person to use the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. recreation or "open" periods. TAX COUNSELING T.A.P. Volunteers will help low income Seniors with your 1983 tax returns. Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live Bring your last income tax return and 1983 tax materials including alone. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs, renter's or property tax refund. No appointments, first come basis in some cases Emergency situations. If you are interested in the beginning Feb. 2 through April 13, on Mon., Thurs. & Fri. from 9:00 a.m. program for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225. We -1:00 p.m. This federally sponsored program is provided by AARP & really careaboutour participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center Police NRTA and is held at the Brookdale Community Library, 6125 Shingle Department. Creek Parkway. Teen Activities INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS FOR GIRLS SOCCER LEAGUE Students must have passed advanced apparatus. This level offers more See Children's Activities for details. advanced skills in tumbling, apparatus and floor exercise. The beginning (novice) compulsory routines will be taught. Registration Fee $11.00 /8 Sessions. Classes hour 15 min. Instructor Denise Schleusner. SUMMER TEEN ACTIVITIES # Day Begins Time Location 54 Sat. March 17 12:15 p.m. NVJH Nothing to do this Summer? The Parks and Recreation Department will offer many fun activities for junior and senior high teens. JUNIOR HIGH TEEN DANCE Girls Summer Basketball League — grades 9 -12 Boys Summer Basketball League — 9 -12 All Junior high students are invited to a dance from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. on Boys Slowpitch Softball League — ages 13 -16 Friday, March 23 at North View. Admission fee is $2.00 /per person. Don't Girls Slowpitch Softball League — ages 13 -16 miss out on all the action — CATCH DANCE FEVER! Physical Fitness Class for girls and boys — grades 9 -12 Golf League CO -REC Gymnastic Camp for Girls Looking for something to do on Friday Nights??? Why not try Co -Rec. Trips to Valleyfair and Apple River Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, foosball, bumper Aerobic Exercise Classes Modeling pool, volleyball, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Center Tennis Lessons Jr. High residents and their friends regardless of what school district Watch for flyers coming in May or call Sue at 561 -5448. you are in. Listen for school announcements and watch for details in the post. Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday nights from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at North View Jr. High School. 9 Children's Activities JUDO NORTH STAR GYMNASTIC CLUB For boys and girls 8years and up who are interested in learning the basic The Club's program is designed to instruct gymnasts in preparation for skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree junior and senior high competition. Practices are held at Osseo Jr. and Black Belt, provides complete instruction. In addition, Brooklyn Center High School. North Star is a low cost, parent -run interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club which is organization. For more information, call Kelli Cassidy Johnson at nationally sanctioned. All sessions held in the Wrestling Room. 427 -4783. Registration Fee $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location 26 Tues. March 27 7:00 p.m. NVJH RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING — NEW Here is a new class just for 3 year olds. Children must be 3 years old by BOYS TUMBLING March 1. 1984. Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an will be taught. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, Instructor Ann Schneider. etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location Instructor Linda Schiesl. 69 Wed. March 14 5:35 p.m. Fair Oaks # Day Begins Time Location 55 Sat. March 17 12:15 p.m. NVJH DANCE PROGRAM BOYS BEGINNING APPARATUS Classes continue from Winter Session. Children will have an oppor- tunity to participate in a Spring demonstration. No new students Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the rings, bars, accepted. New classes including Tiny Tot Tap and Ballet, Rhythms and and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above and MUST have taken the Tumbling, Creative Dance and Ballet and others will be offered this Beginning Tumbling course offered by the Brooklyn Center Parks and summer. Recreation Department in order to register for this class. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # Day Begins Time Location CLOWNING AROUND 56 Sat. March 17 11:15 p.m. NVJH For grades 2 -6. Learn the art of clowning including picking a character, putting on a face and the do's and don'ts of being a clown. Students will GIRLS BEGINNING TUMBLING be encouraged to create a costume using odds and ends from home. A A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an special demonstration will be held the last week for family and friends. opportunity h learn such basic skills o rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and Bring a stand up mirror, towel, washcloth and something to tie hair back with. Students completing this class may get the opportunity to headstands. Girls new to our program must register for the class before participate in the Earle Brown Parade in June. Registration Fee $7.50/6 taking the more advanced classes. For grades K -6 Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Ann Kronstedt. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 57 Tues. March 13 4:35 p.m. Garden City 70 Tues. March 27 3:05 p.m. Evergreen 58 Wed. March 14 3:35 p.m. Earle Brown 59 Wed. March 14 4:30 p.m. Fair Oaks 60 Thurs. March 15 3:05 p.m. Evergreen MAGIC CLASS 61 Sat. March 17 11:10 a.m. NVJH 62 Mon. March 19 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane Abracadabra . . . It's magic. Learn the basic skills of illusion and 63 Tues. March 20 3:10 p.m. Palmer Lake wonderment. Participants will host a show the last week. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Brian Swerine. GIRLS ADVANCED TUMBLING # Day Begins Time Location 71 Wed. March 28 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have the 72 Thurs. March 29 3:20 p.m. Willow Lane opportunity to learn hand - springs, one - handed and dive cartwheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Linda Schiesl. BEGINNING DRAWING # Day Begins Time Location 64 Sat. March 17 9:00 P.M. NVJH This course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning about perspective, faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature using a variety of media. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor GIRLS BEGINNING APPARATUS Ms. Farrell. # Day Begins Time Location Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to register for 73 Wed. March 28 3:20 p.m. Willow Lane this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will be taught at the 74 Mon. April 23 3:40 p.m. Northport beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # Day Begins Time Location MINNESOTA ROCK HOUNDS 65 Sat. March 17 10:15 a.m. NVJH Come and explore the wonderful world of rocks and gems. Children will 66 Wed. March 21 6:15 p.m. BCHS learn to identify Minnesota Rocks, how to use a diamond rock saw to cut a rock, and learn to polish their treasures. Other highlights include making jewelry and rock projects and a rock hunting expedition to a GIRLS ADVANCED APPARATUS nearby Brooklyn Center nature area. Grades K -6. Registration Fee Students must have passed Beginning Apparatus in order to register for $5.50/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Donna Powers. this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps and will # Day Begins Time Location learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For 75 W & Th May 16 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown gy grades 2 and up. Registration Fee $11.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour and 15 min. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # Day Begins Time Location AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES AT EARLE BROWN 67 Sat. March 17 9:00 a.m. NVJH 68 Wed. March 21 7:15 p.m. BCHS A variety of classes will be offered for all grades this Spring at Earle Brown School. Flyers will be sent home with your children. If you have an idea fora class orare interested in teaching a class, please call Linda GIRLS INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS Hanka, Elementary School Building Coordinator 561 -4480 (afternoons only) or Sue LaCrosse at the Parks and Recreation Department, See Teen Activities for description. 561 -5448. 10 CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AFTER SCHOOL OPEN ICE SKATING SUMMER PLAYCENTERS Come one, come all to the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, The Summer Playcenters will run two days a week from 1 -3 p.m. 5600 85th Ave. N. Skate from 4:00 -6:00 p.m. Fee is $1.50 students, $2.00 Children will enjoy the summer as they experience activities in crafts, adults and will be collected at the door. You must provide own environmental appreciation, nature, games, special events and sports. transportation and skates. Open skating dates: Wednesday, March 14; Each two week session is designed to offer school age children, Wednesday, March 28. For more information, call 425 -4517. (minimum age, kindergarten Fall 1984), an enjoyable program underthe supervision of trained leaders. The Playcenter activities are different ICE SKATING LESSONS each session, so a child can participate in one or more sessions throughout the summer. Registration fee for 2 weeks, per child is $5.00. Beginning through advanced instruction taught by the Minneapolis If you register for all three sessions the fee is $12.00. Figure Skating Club. Students may stay for a 1 /2 hour practice after The Playcenters will be offered at the following PARKS: lesson. For preschool and elementary age children. Meet at Brooklyn #79 Evergreen — 72nd & Bryant Park Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N. Registration Fee #80 Freeway — 67th & Beard $24.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 12 hour. #81 Orchard Lane — 65th & Orchard # Day Begins Time Location #82 Bellvue — 55th & Aldrich 76 Wed. March 21 6:15 p.m. BPCAC #83 Northport — 55th & Sailor Lane To find out what days will be scheduled at the location nearest you, SOCCER LEAGUE check the 1984 Parks and Recreation Summer brochure or call 561 -5448. For boys and girls in grades 3 through 9 (grade entering Fall 1984). Session A — Zingy Zany Daze — weeks of June 18 & 25 Leagues will begin approximately 3rd week of May and play thru early Session B — Wild West Days — weeks of July 2 & 9 August. Deadline to register is May 6. Practice times and location will Session C — Summer Fun in the Sun — weeks of July 16 & 23 be arranged by coaches. Games will be played in Brooklyn Center Parks, Registration Fee of $17.00 includes soccer T- shirt. Coaches are needed. No experience necessary. A clinic will be held to train coaches. SUMMER DAY CAMP If you are interested call Arnie Mavis at 561 -5448. Class #77. Day Camp is designed to offer campers a structured program with a group their own age. Campers will participate in camp cooking, crafts, SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games and songs. Children will be under the supervision of the 1984 summer recreation staff. A Hennepin This popular children's activity returns. Movies are shown at 12:30 p.m. County Park Reserve Naturalist and an Arts & Crafts instructor will at the Community Centerand all ages are invited. Cost is 750 per person. conduct special programs. Bus pick ups at Bellvue, Northport, Refreshments will be sold. After the movie, enjoy a discount swim for 112 Evergreen, West Palmer, Willow Lane and Freeway Parks. (Pick up must the regular admission rate. have minimum of 6.) Registration Fee $14.00 /per session. May register March 24 — Puf N Stuff for one or both sessions. Deadline to register is July 20, space permitting. MOM & ME NUTRITIOUS SNACKS Session 1 ( #00) July 30- August 1 (3 Days) For children who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade. Preschoolers (age 3 -5) and their Moms will have lots of fun making Monday's programs will be conducted at Brooklyn Center's Palmer Lake goodies. Participants will eat their finished products. Registration Fee Nature Area. Tuesday and Wednesday will be spent at Elm Creek Nature $7.50/6 Sessions, for child & parent. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Area in Osseo. A special camp cookout and day camp ceremony will be Marianne Lerbs. held the last day. Beverage provided all 3 days. Bus pick ups begin at # Day Begins Time Location 8:15 a.m. and return at 3:15 p.m. each day. 78 Tues. Mar. 27 1:30 p.m. Earle Brown Session II ( #00) August 2 -3 (2 Days & Overnight on August 2) For children who have completed 2nd grade through 6th grade. Bus pick PRESCHOOL ups begin at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday and return at 4:00 p.m. Friday. Two cookout meals, snacks and beverages will be provided. Session II will A program for boys and girls 3 1 /2 -5 years old. The program emphasis is swim at Elm Creek Lake on Friday. All participants of Session 11 and their on group socialization, music, art, science and community awareness. parents must attend meeting to discuss menus, equipment and Your child will learn numbers, colors, games stressing coordination, program. finger plays and stories will be read. Field trips and parent programs are # Day Begins Location also part of our program. Limited openings for Spring session. 84 M, T, W July 30 Palmer Lake & ECPR Registration for fall beginning the week of June 11. 85 Th. & F Aug. 2 ECPR SUMMER CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES NEIGHBORING PARKS & RECREATION The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will offer a DEPARTMENTS variety of Summer activities beginning the week of June 11. Offerings Brooklyn Park Recreation and Parks Department — For information on include cooking, gymnastic camp, tennis lessons, cheerleading camp, swimming and teen activities at Brooklyn Jr. or indoor ice skating at the rocketry, arts & crafts, soccer, softball, pom pom girls and more. Special Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center call 425 -4517. events and field trips will also be offered. Don't miss the Summer Program Brochure and school flyers being distributed the beginning of Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Department — For information on May or call Sue at 561 -5448. swimming and teen activities at Osseo Jr. call 420 -4000. Special Activities BROOKDALE COMMUNITY LIBRARY GIFT CERTIFICATES The Library is located at 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway. The hours have e ft idea? If you are tired of vin, been expanded to include Thursday and Friday mornings through April ed a g y giving perfume or cologne for (except Easter Sunday). The schedule is: birthday and holiday gifts, or can not think of something original, get a Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Parks and Recreation gift certificate. We have many classes, swim Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. memberships, trips, special events and merchandise for all ages and Sunday 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. interests in any monetary value. The certificates are available in the Storytimes are presented on Tuesdaysand Wednesdays. Children must Parks and Recreation Department at the Booktyn Center Community be registered in order to attend. Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For information call 561 -5448. Coin operated computers are available for public use, and include two Franklins and one Epson. Time is not reserved. Reference information: 566 -8300 Circulation /Registration: 566 -2034. 11 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE TRIPS AND OUTINGS The photo darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center Community Center Special trips and events are offered at group discounts planned by the is open to all interested persons for a fee of $1.00 per hour. Users must Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, furnish their own chemicals and paper. Persons who have completed Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale. our Darkroom Techniques class are eligible to use the lab. Persons who Registration taken on a first -come basis. Sorry, NO phone reservations, have had darkroom training somewhere else, must attend one of our lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New Hope Photo Lab Orientation sessions. See ADULT SECTION for information. Recreation, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55428, 533 -1521. See which trip program described below is best for you. ENJOYING THE BWCA FAMILY FARE Families will want to take advantage of these special offerings, planned On Saturday, March 17, from Noon to 6:00 p.m., learn how you can with the family in mind. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If volunteer to work in the BWCA, or just go there to enjoy yourself. you do not have children in school and would like the information, Speakers will inform you about the U.S. Forest Service Volunteer please call 561 -5448. Program How To Go On Your Own To Get The Most Enjoyment Out Of This Last Wilderness Experience. The Permit System, and how you can April 1 — FRANKENSTEIN — Children's Theatre, 12:45 -4:30 p.m. — A get your permit. See a canoe packed for a BWCA trip, and what one chilling masterpiece of terror! Cost: 17 & under and 62 & over is well -known writer Cliff Jacobsen, author of Wilderness Canoeing and $7.50 /per person. This includes a $7.50ticket, transportation and escort. Camping would take with him to the BWCA. Also, see some outstanding $9.50 /per person for 18 -61 years, includes a $9.75 ticket, transportation slides of the BWCA and spend an enjoyable afternoon with us For more and staff escort. Deadline March 7, space permitting. information call Jim at 588 -5402. April 16 — SKATE INTO SPRING, 7:30 -9:30 p.m. — A special evening is This program is presented by The Minnesota Canoe Association, Inc. in planned during Spring break for families at the new Brooklyn Park Ice Arena. Enjoy cooperation with the Brooklyn Center Park and Recreation Department. evening of ice skating with the kids. Hot dog and Workshops held at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 beverage included ed in the cost of per person. (Skate rental Shingle Creek Parkway. Come early and stay all day. Free admission! available at 80 cents, sizes are limited.) ted.) Deadline April 10, space permitting. GOODTIMES ADAPTED RECREATION Is open to adults 21 years =. Trips and events will be planned for Adapted recreation in the Northwest Suburbs is more fun than ever! evenings and weekends. Call for future trip information, 561 -5448, (Programs are for mentally retarded children 6 years, young adults and ext. 170. adults.) The Northwest Cooperative is an effort of the cities of Brooklyn MIXED COMPANY Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, For adults 19 to 35 years, single and /or married couples. If you feel there Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Suburban Community Services. is a need for events and trips for your age group, let us know. If you The fee for most of these programs will be $15.00 for residents of would like to help plan, have any ideas or want to be on the mailing list, sponsoring communities and $30.00 for non - residents for 9 weeks. For call Kathy at 561 -5448. further program information call Kris Orluck or Karen Jones at June 14 -17 — APOSTLE ISLANDS BIKE TRIP — Meet new friends and 545 -6767. explore the beautiful Bayfield area and Madeline Island. Camp at Red FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER Cliff and Big Bay State Park. Cost of $85.00 /per person, includes 4 days food, camping fees, experienced escorts and bus transportation to and A social recreation program for EMIR young adults and adults ages 16 from area. DEADLINE to sign up May 25, space permitting. There will be and over. This program includes a variety of activities including dances, a pre trip meeting June 5, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Questions, call Mary 559 -2800 crafts, community outings and sports activities. Fri., March 30, 7:00 -9:00 Ext. 267. p.m. at Northport School. FAMILY CIRCUS OrLET' SPLAYTOGROW — aprogramforthewholefamily .Itgivesthe FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT family a chance to play and learn together in a structured setting. Call for Get the whole family together fora Movie and Free Swim at the more information. Community Center. First, beginning at 7:00 p.m. seethe movie. After the SATURDAY ACTION movie, stay fora free swim, relax in the Sauna orwork out in the Exercise A social recreation and development program for TMR children ages Room. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Church groups 6 -15. This program is an opportunity foryourchild to meet and play with and youth groups are welcome. Admission fee is $1.25. (children under new friends. Activities include games, crafts, outings and music. Sat., 5 admitted free). A great night of family entertainment! March 31, 1:30 -3:30 p.m. at Thorson School, 58th Ave. N., Crystal. Friday, March 16 — For The Love of Benji RAINBOW KIDS A social recreation and development program for EMIR children ages 6 -15. The activities in this group include games, crafts, outings, music SWINGIN' & ROCKIN' and lots of fun. Sat., March 31, 1:30 -3:30 p.m. at Eagle Lake Community Center in Maple Grove. The Brooklyn Community Harmonettes and the Brooklyn Community MONEY MANAGEMENT Children's Chorus presents theirannual finale show on March 30and 31 at 8:00 p.m., Park Center Auditorium. Hearfavorite Big Band and Rock & For EMIR adults (min. age 16 years) Learn MONEY — "HOW TO's ". In Roll sounds from the40's, 50's and 60's. Tickets available from members this class, participants will learn how to make change, count money, and at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. For membership keep checkbook records and use of adding machine. The class meets information in either singing group, call 561 -5448. The Director is Jane Wednesday, 7:00 -9:00 p.m., April 4 - May 6 at Robbinsdale Community Vigue. Center — 42nd Regent. COOKING CLASS For EMR adults ( min. age 16 years). Monday, 7:00 -9:00 p.m., April 2 -May BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND 14 at New Hope Ice Arena Community Room — 4949 Louisiana Ave. N. The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Lots of fun, call for details. Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post high school TUMBLING FOR KIDS age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at North View Jr. A program is being planned for children, Saturday or early evening. High. New members are welcome. For more information call the Park Please call for information. and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. Director Woody Hoiseth. / SPRING BAZAAR The 3rd Annual Spring Bazaar will be Saturday, April 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Many of the fine • craftors from the Holiday Bazaar will be here as well as new talented ones. Shop for hand - crafted decorations to give your home or office a \` new touch for Spring! There will be many wonderful gifts for Mother's Day, Graduation, Showers. Weddings and Birthdays! Don't forget to tell the Easter Bunny about this great sale too! No admission charge, and free coffee. Babysitting 400 per hour, per child, strollers must be checked at desk. Pictures may not be taken of the exhibitor tables. Refreshments available from the Brooklyn Community Harmonettes. 12 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GRASSFIELD R/C OPEN HOUSE BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB On Friday, April 27, the public is cordially invited to join the fun at 7:30 The Brooklyn Center Women's Club schedules two events each month p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Members will bring in from September through May. On the second Tuesday of each month many different types of radio controlled planes. The club members are meetings are held in the Social Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community pleased to answer any questions concerning the planes, radio control or Center. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. On the fourth Tuesday of the any aspects of the hobby. Come and see this exciting hobby! month, except in case of scheduling difficulties, a trip ortourisplanned. Refreshments will be served. For additional information about the club The two meetings promote the purpose of the organization — social, call Boyd Bowdish 546 -6713. cultural and civic activities for area women. All women over twenty -one are invited to visit or join the group. For further information you may call 535 -1464. YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Little League and Babe Ruth registration will be held Saturday, March 10 The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at & 17, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For further information call, American Little various times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for League — Les Thurs, 561 -5853. National Little League — Tom small art and hobby collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for Schinneck, 560 -2073 and Babe Ruth — Mike Streitz, 560 -2509. further information. Outdoor Activities KIDS BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS GOLF - BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE For grades 3 -6. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Bring your own Lessons for seventh graders and up. Golfers must furnish their own racquet; balls are furnished. Classes are held at parks. Registration Fee clubs. Balls and mats furnished. Bring a 7 iron to the first class. Classes $12.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Pete Martin. limited to 10. There will be an extra charge for balls at the driving range. # Day Begins Time Location Instructor P.G.A. Pro Bill Bakken. Registration Fee $17.00/5 Sessions. 86 M & W April 23 3:30 p.m. Evergreen Classes 1 hour. 87 M & W April 23 4:30 p.m. Evergreen BEGINNING GOLF 88 T & TH April 24 4:00 p.m. Northport # Day Begins Time Location 89 T & TH April 24 5:15 p.m. Kylawn 101 Mon. March 19 6:30 p.m. NVJH 90 M & W May 16 3:30 p.m. Palmer Lake 102 Mon. March 19 7:30 p.m. NVJH 91 M & W May 16 5:00 P.M. BCHS 103 Wed. March 21 7:30 p.m. NVJH 92 T & TH May 17 3:45 p.m. Willow Lane 104 Thurs. March 22 11:20 a.m. CC 93 T & TH May 17 5:15 p.m. Lions 105 Mon. April 23 6:30 p.m. NVJH 106 Mon. April 23 7:30 p.m. NVJH ADULT BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS 107 Wed. April 25 7:30 p.m. NVJH 108 Thurs. April 26 11:20 a.m. CC Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are INTERMEDIATE GOLF furnished. Registration Fee $12.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 109 Wed. March 21 6:30 p.m. NVJH Instructor Pete Martin. 110 Thurs. March 22 12:20 p.m. cc # Day Begins Time Location NV 111 Wed. April 25 6:30 p.m. NVJH 94 M & W April 23 6:00 p.m. BCHS 112 Thurs. April 26 12:20 p.m. CC 95 T & TH April 24 6:35 p.m. Willow Lane 96 M & W May 16 6:00 p.m. BCHS 97 M & W May 16 8:00 p.m. BCHS 98 T & TH May 17 6:15 p.m. Lions SPRING INTO GOLF Swing into the golf season this Spring. Join us at the Brookland Par -3 ADULT INTERMEDIATE TENNIS LESSONS (8232 Regent Ave. N.) for an introductory lesson from an expert instructor. You will have the opportunity to golf a complete 9 holes, Intermediate students must have had previous lessons and be familiar enjoy refreshments and pick up a tree passto come back for anotherfun with basic swings, serves and etiquette. Classes meet twice a week for 3 round. Meet at Brookland Par -3 golf course. (Rain Date: May 5) weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Registration Fee Registration Fee $4.00. (Senior Citizen discount rate does not apply.) $12.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Pete Martin. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 113 Sat. April 28 9:00 a.m. Brookland Par -3 99 M & W April 23 7:00 p.m. BCHS 114 Sat. April 28 11:00 a.m. Brookland Par -3 100 M & W May 16 7:00 p.m. BCHS PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE — Spring Programs Private Outdoor Tennis Lessons for any level player. Any number of Join in the fun at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove. All programs lessons can be arranged for children or adults. To arrange lessons, require reservations: some require fee. To make reservations or for contact Sue at the Parks and Recreation Department 561 -5448, after information on these and other programs, call Eastman Nature Center, April 15. Cost: $7.00 /' /a hour. Instructor Pete Martin. 420 -4300. Listed are a few of the Spring Offerings. Saturday, March 3 — Duck, Duck, Wooduck BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB Saturday, March 17 — Bee Basics Sunday, March 18 — Snakes of St. Patrick Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men and Saturday, March 31 — Kite Making & Flying women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play and Sunday, April 8 — Intro To Orienteering tournaments. A good opportunity to become acquainted with other Saturday, April 21 — The Great Elm Creek Egg - Stravaganza tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost. For more Sunday, April 22 — The Legend of the Easter Bunny information contact: Linda Hruska, President 535 -5954. Sunday, May 13 — Mother's Day Wildflower Walk Saturday, May 19 — Horsin' Around ALMOST ANYTHING GOES Join us on Saturday, June 9 for the 5th annual Almost Anything Goes. HORSESHOE LEAGUE Adults (post high school age) are invited to compete in this exciting Are you a recreational horseshoe player? Why notjoin a league and play activity featuring all new events. Teams must have between 6 and 8 once a week with a number of players. Join the Brooklyn Center members per team. with one -half consisting of men and one -half Horseshoe League. The League is open to anyone 16 years and older. consisting of women. Trophies will be awarded to all members of the 1st, Participants will play a round robin schedule. Call Parks and Recreation 2nd and 3rd place winning teams. Registration Fee of $7.50 per person office 561 -5448 or watch Post newspaper for meeting date. Minimum of includes official Almost Anything Goes T- shirt, Rain Date: June 12 Call 8 required to form a League. Cost to be determined after organizational Sue at 561 -5448 for a detailed flyer. meeting. League will play on Thursday — 6:30 -9:00 at Grandview Park. 13 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 10, 1984. All ADULT SUPER CHICKEN other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (number's given out 1 hour Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who have a before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS, real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS, to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. Super Chicken classes are held the same days and times as adult lessons, see schedule. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS Lesson in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each time. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes '/z hour. American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have already # Day Begins Time Location learned, experience new skills or start right from the very beginning. We 115 Sat. March 24 10:05 a.m. CC also have room for "Super Chickens." Registration Fee $22.00/10 116 Mon. March 26 6:00 p.m. NVJH Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn 117 Tues. March 27 6:00 p.m. CC Center residents $11.00/10 Lessons. 118 Wed. April 4 6:00 p.m. NVJH 119 Thurs. March 29 6:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 120 M & W March 26 10:05 a.m. CC PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 121 M & W April 30 10:05 a.m. CC Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for further information. Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 'h hour. Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically CLASSES ONE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in length with a # Day Begins Time Location ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 122 Sat. March 24 9:30 a.m. CC Lessons. 123 Sat. March 24 10:05 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 124 Mon. March 26 6:00 p.m. NVJH 150 Sat. March 24 9:30 a.m. CC 125 Tues. March 27 6:00 p.m. CC 126 Wed. April 4 6:00 p.m. NVJH 127 Thurs. March 29 6:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS CHILDCARE SERVICE 128 M & W March 24 9:30 a.m. CC 129 M & W March 24 10:40 a.m. CC The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning 130 M & W April 30 9:30 a.m. CC classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. 131 M &W April 30 10:40 a.m. CC The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60C per child perhourforeach preschool child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For further information call 561 -5448. CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 12 hour. A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in self rescue, # Day Begins Time Location extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. Students must pass a 132 Sat. March 24 10:40 a.m. CC preliminary swimming test and must attend every class. Absences will 133 Sat. March 24 11:15 a.m. CC not be made up. Classes are 60 minutes in length. Registration Fee 134 Sat. March 24 11:50 a.m. CC $20.00/10 classes. 135 Mon. March 26 6:35 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 136 Mon. March 26 7:10 p.m. NVJH 151 Tues. March 27 6:00 p.m. CC 137 Tues. March 27 6:35 p.m. CC 138 Tues. March 27 7:10 p.m. CC 139 Wed. April 4 6:35 p.m. NVJH 140 Wed. April 4 7:10 p.m. NVJH ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE 141 Thurs. March 29 6:35 p.m. CC 142 Thurs. March 29 7:10 p.m. CC A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be able to tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA / and 6 hours of student guarding time will also be a required part of the course. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $32.00/10 Sessions and includes all materials needed. _- Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. # Day Begins Time Location b: 152 Sun, March 25 7:00 p.m. CC Workshop Days — Saturday, May 5 and May 19, 9:00 a.m. at the Community Center. 'Student guarding will be arranged.' Classes will not be held April 22 and May 27. ADULT SWIM LESSONS Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and high school BASIC SCUBA age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes. Classes are 40 minutes in length. Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving. Must CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim underwater for 20 yards # Day Begins Time Location and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide his 143 Sat. March 24 10:40 a.m. CC own mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 144 Sat. March 24 11:25 a.m. CC hours in length and will meet once a week for 5 weeks. Course fee also 145 Mon. March 26 7:45 p.m. NVJH includes seven hours of open water dives. On completion of the course 146 Tues. March 27 7:45 p.m. CC an internationally recognized certification card will be awarded. 147 Thurs. March 29 7:45 p.m. CC Instructor Jim Campos from Smith Diving. Registration Fee $80.00/5 DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS weeks. Meeting dates: March 25, April 1, April 8, April 29 and May 6. 148 M & W March 24 11:15 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 149 M & W April 30 11:15 a.m. CC 153 Sun. March 25 4:00 p.m. CC 14 I SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED Brooklyn Center SCUBA OPEN SWIM Community Center 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: $.75 per time. 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY # Day Begins Time Location BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430 154 Thurs. March 29 8:30 p.m. NVJH 561 -5448 NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES BEGINS MARCH 29 - JUNE 7 Thursday — 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Memberships entitle the member to the use of the Swimming Pool, Cost — 75¢ /swim Exercise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $54.00 $91.00 $150.00 Individual $30.00 $50.00 $ 85.00 SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS Family memberships will be limited to parents and children living at MARCH — St. Patrick's Special — Wear green and swim for half price! home 20 years of age and under. Enjoy FREE POPCORN all day Saturday, March 17 —1:00- 9:00 p.m. APRIL — Have fun at our Easter Egg Match on Saturday. April 14. SENIOR ADULT RATES MAY—Takea Double Dip— Comeandtakeadipinourpool .Haveadip 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years & older of ice cream before leaving — Saturday, May 19. -$5.00 Watch for further information distributed by the Parks and Recreation Single Admission rate for Senior Adults resident or non - resident 62 years & older, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - $1.00 GENERAL ADMISSION Adult (18 & over) $2.00 LIFE. BE IN IT AND SWIM Youth (15 -17) $1.50 Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this Children (5 -14) $1.25 opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your own. Start by swimming 1 4 mile at a time. Earn A Red Cross certificate OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE and patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any AY - FRIDAY questions about "Life. Be In It and Swim" contact Gayle at 561 -5448. 9:00 AM MONDAY - WEDN WEDNESDAY PM TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 AM -4:00 PM COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Adults Only) The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school, SATURDAY group, or party at various times during the week. Call the Community 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Center at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost: $37.00 /per hour. SUNDAY 1:00 PM -6:00 PM MONDAY- FRIDAY NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM The North View Junior High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th and Adults and /or organized groups only. Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various times during the weekend. Call the Community Center at 561 -5448 for further in- The wading pool is open to children ONLY when supervised by a formation. Cost: Pool $20.00 /per hour. Gym $6.00 /per hour. parent. The wading pool is closed during the following hours: Tuesday & Thursday - 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM Saturday - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM HYDROSTATIC WEIGHING School age children ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING DURING SCHOOL HOURS. On school holidays students will be admitted at Hydrostatic Weighing or more commonly referred tows "underwater 1:00 P.M., Children under 1st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN weighing° is a procedure designed to determine the amount of body fat ADULT in the building at all times. a person has in comparison to lean muscle mass. Body fat percentage is computed through measuring the weight of a person in water with all of heir air dispelled. EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE The MAIN BENEFIT of having one's body fat percentage tested is to MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY assure that the ratio of lean muscle mass to body fat is healthy, well- 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM proportioned and adjusted to suit a person's particular age, sex and the specific sport or activity the person engages in. TUESDAY-THURSDAY AM 8:30 All participants must pre - register and pay the required fee. Swim suit 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Adults Only) required. instructor from Quality Fitness. Registration Fee $5.00. SATURDAY SUNDAY # Day Begins Time Location 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM 155 Sat. April 28 10:30 a.m -4:00 p.m. CC The use of the Exercise Room is limited to 15 year olds and up. The use of the Sauna is limited to 18 year olds and up. CHILDREN BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOM- PANIED BY A PARENT. All boys and girls age 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competitive GAMEROOM swimming. B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet new friends, improve swimming strokes, build self - confidence through goal- setting and learn Enjoy our gameroom equipped with foosball, pool, video games and good sportsmanship through competitive swimming. For further in- pinball. formation call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. B.S.C. is sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. A free SNACKBAR two week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive swimming. Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. 15 C Bulk Rate ][BFR OOKLYN 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 ADVISORY COMMISSION in the Community Center beginning 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday Mar. 10. (Swim registration is separate — see box). of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission ad- "Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before Mar. 12. vises the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in No phone registrations. Brooklyn Center. 2. On opening day of registration, Saturday. Mar. 10, a person may Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels sign up for himself or his immediatefamily ONLY. After this date, Jacuelyn Albright Don Peterson Mike Streitz you may register for as many people as you wish. 3. The Parks and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come - PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in fee has been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the accep- number of people sign up. tance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activ- Eugene H. Hagel— Director of Parks and Recreation ity location. Henry Davis — Superintendent of Parks Arnie Mavis— Superintendent of Recreation 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer session or class times, Kathy Flesher— Program Supervisor this may be done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer Susan LaCrosse — Program Supervisor fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Gayle Gardner — Aquatic Supervisor Community Center. 7. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $3.00 service charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. service charge before the second class begins. Refund policy WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, MAR. 12 except where noted in class description. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 has already been reached... will go on a waiting list. Additional classes may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available NAME (Last) (First) 9. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1 17 the registration fee. ADDRESS This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which (zip) are at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class (Phone) (Work Phone) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Dept. ACTIVITY 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators not allowed (Location) except with permission. This includes children. For further information call 561 -5448 CLASS# TIME_ Swim registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will be held Saturday, Mar. 10, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER, CLASS DAY_ _ _AMOUNT __ it registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. Mill