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					 LACEY
 PARKS
 & RECREATION
                                                      SPRING 2013
                                                      RECREATION GUIDE




                                                                     Presented in
                                                                     cooperation
                                                                     with North
                                                                     Thurston
                                                                     Public
                                                                     Schools
         In This Issue
Adult Flashlight Egg Scramble pg. 2   |   Day Camps pg. 12   |   Swim Lessons pg. 36
Community Events




                                     Join us for the 4th annual
                     AdulT FlASHlIgHT Egg SCRAMblE!
                       bIggER And bETTER, WITH MORE gREAT PRIzES!




     4th AnnuAl Adult FlAshlight Egg scrAmblE
                        Friday, March 29, 9:00pm sharp! (Gates open at 8:00pm)
                        Regional Athletic Complex (RAC) 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE
                       $5 per person (tax included). Pay at the gate; cash only.

                         Must be 18 or older. Please bring ID for proof of age.



B
        ring a small flashlight, a bag for goodies,    away this year and every egg you grab will, at
        and your friends to this very special hunt!    the very least, be candy filled! The Flashlight
        At 9pm sharp you’ll dash into the darkness     Egg Scramble is an event for adults only. You’ll
of a huge, wide-open ballfield planted with plastic    scramble and dash to collect eggs on the field
eggs, candy, snacks, and more surprises. You           of your choice: Fld. 1 – Ladies Only; Fld. 2 – 40 &
might find lucky eggs designated for an HD TV,         Older; Flds. 3, 4, & 5 All-Comers. It’s rain or shine
E-tablet, DVD player, Nook E-reader, or hotel          so dress for the weather and don’t be late! Gates
accommodations! Or your cache of eggs might be         open at 8:00pm; the dash for eggs starts promptly
good for gift certificates to restaurants, passes       at 9:00pm and doesn’t last long! It’s all in fun
for movies, or much, much more! There will be             and proceeds support our free, Summer
thousands of fabulous eggs and prizes given                Playground Pals program for kids.


                                SponSored by 94.5 ROXY
          prizeS contributed by the Phoenix Inn, the Mayan Restaurant, Tofu Hut,
      J&I Equipment Rental, CatWalk Salon, Round Table Pizza, Costco, and many more!

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                                                     Directory of Classes and Programs


                                                                                                   photo by lightrainphotography.com




 Community Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4           Adult Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
 Family Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6     gymnastics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
 Youth Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7      Youth Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
 Specialty day Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11              Track and Field & Running Events . . . . . . 28
 Youth day Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12           Adult Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
 Teen Programs and Classes. . . . . . . . . . . 14                   Martial Arts and Fitness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
 Teen Camps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16       Aquatic Fitness and Programs . . . . . . . . . 33
 Teen Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17   Swim lessons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
 Adult Trips and Tours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19           Class locations and Policies . . . . . . . . . . 38
 Outdoor Trips and Adventures . . . . . . . . . 21                   How to Register . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39




                        Browse through
       our programs, either with this catalog or online at
                 www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide

                Registration starts Wednesday, March 6 at 6:00am
                               Three easy ways to register . . . see page 39
For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                                                 3
Community Events




            SaturdaY, MaY 4 • 9:00aM - 3:00pM • HuntaMer park
                            do you want a look at energy’s future?
              Join us as we celebrate the Lacey Alternative Energy Fair’s 16th Anniversary!
         From its beginnings as an electric car race in 1998, this event has grown to showcase
           a wide variety of alternative energy solutions for your vehicle, home and business.
             Explore a variety of Alternative Fuel, Energy & Efficiency displays and vendors.

                             HigHligHtS of tHe daY include:

                                                                          The Lacey Lowest Fuel
    The Lacey Grand Prix
                                                                          Cost Challenge



    IT’S An All                                                           A SATuRn THAT gETS
    ElECTRIC CAR RAllY!                                                 67 MIlES PER gAllOn?
    An Electrathon America-                                                     How does your car’s
    sanctioned event                                                             mileage compare to
    features an endurance                                                      EPA ratings? Join the
    competition for electric                                                 Challenge and find out!
    vehicles from around                                                   Learn driving strategies to
    the Pacific Northwest.                                                reduce your fuel cost 20%
    High school teams and                                                      or more - in what you
    hobbyists race their                                                     already drive! Compete
    custom made electric                                                          with others on a 90
    cars in an effort to drive                                               mile course against the
    the most times around                                                   combined EPA rating for
    the ¼ mile course in one                                                your vehicle. Learn from
    hour.                                                                      competitors what the
    Track opens                                                              "secrets" are to getting
    for practice: 9:00am                                                        truly outstanding fuel
                                                                             economy. Anyone can
    First race:                                                             participate! Complete
      11:00am - 12:00pm
                                                                                 a registration form
    Second race:                                                             (available on our website)
          1:30 - 2:30pm                                                    and bring it to the Fuel
                                                                            Cost Challenge booth
    Awards:        3:00pm                                                     at the Energy Fair by
                                                                                      8:45am, May 4.

                                           SponSored BY:
    • 94.5 roXY • puget Sound energy • river ridge High School eV club • acMe fuel •
     • Hanson Motors • Bike tech • lew rents • olympic regional clean air agency •
                ViSit our weBSite for More detailS: www.ci.laceY.wa.uS/eVentS


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                                                               Community Events




                                                       FrEE community gardening
                                                             …it’s growing!!
                                                   Would you like to grow your own vegetables,
                                                         but lack the space or resources?
                                                    FREE community, irrigated, raised garden
                                                          beds are available this summer.
                                                    Call 360-491-0857 or email Kathy Owen at
                                                   kowen@ci.lacey.wa.us for more information.



                Free!
            Arbor day
     Saturday, April 13, 12:00 – 3:00pm
           (or until trees run out)
              Huntamer Park
     The City's annual seedling giveaway
 will be held at Huntamer Park on Saturday,
        April 13, from 12:00 to 3:00pm
  (or until trees run out). Various species will
 be available. The seedlings, up to three feet
                                                   lacey Family Fish-in (5 – 14 yrs)
 in height, are limited to one per person, so
                                                   The fish are jumping at Long’s Pond! This
              bring the entire family!
                                                   event is designed to encourage fishing as
                                                   a family activity. Many volunteers are onsite
               Tree varieties:                     to help teach fishing basics. Pre-registration
          Red Leaf Japanese Maple                  is required. Registration forms are available
              Eastern Red Bud                      online.
              Golden Raintree                      When: Sat. Apr. 20
                Katsora Tree                       Where: Long’s Pond at Woodland Creek
                  Noble Fir                                   Community Park
                                                   Fee:       $5 (includes a rod and reel)
                                                    Offered in cooperation with Capital City
                        and                         Bass Club, Go Play Outside Washington,
                                                    Puget Sound Anglers, South Sound Fly
                                                    Fishers, Trout Unlimited, Washington State
    Are Providing FREE Soil, Pots,
 And Instructions For Onsite Planting!              Department of Fish and Wildlife, Whole
                                                    Sports and Zebco.


For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                              5
Family Events



    mother and daughter tea Party
    (8 yrs – adult)
    Come spend an elegant and relaxing
    afternoon with your favorite gal, Mom! (Mom
    substitutes are welcome!) Tea party wear
    is encouraged. Enjoy an elegant afternoon
    of tea, snacks, games, music, and much
    more! Suited to ladies of all ages. Don’t
    miss out on this time of sophisticated fun!
    A commemorative photo is included in the
    price. Pre-registration required.
    When:        Sat. May 11, 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Where:       Jacob Smith House
    Fee:         $25 + tax for mom w/daughter
                 $10 + tax for each addl. daughter
    deadline: Pre-registration closes may 3
                 or when full.




                                                     mom & son Pirate Palooza
                                                     (all ages)
                                                     Ahoy matey! There’s no ‘ARRR’guing, this
                                                     event will have you braving new waters
                                                     together while ye build that special bond
                                                     as ye hunt for buried treasure, Bat for Rats,
                                                     Swab the Decks, load the cargo, and more!
                                                     Enjoy the antics of the PIRATES OF PUGET
                                                     SOUND as they be settlin’ disputes by
                                                     sword in a Pirate Fight Circle and engage
                                                     with ye land lubbers in a variety of piratey
                                                     games and activities that will challenge ye all
                                                     and having ye laughing yer eye patches off!
                                                     Take a shot at the world renowned ‘duck-a-
                                                     pult,’ and many more activities to shiver’ ye
                                                     timbers all afternoon! ….come dressed as
                                                     yer favorite pirate if ye like!........ A bit of grub
                                                     provided. (Event be on, whether it be smooth
                                                     sailing or a squall, so be prepared, me
                                                     hearties!) Space is limited; pre-registration
                                                     required.
                                                     When:         Sat. June 1, 1:00 – 4:00pm
                                                     Where:        Woodland Creek Comm. Park
                                                     Fee:          $25 + tax for mom w/son
                                                                   $5 + tax each addl. son
                                                     deadline: Pre-registration closes may 29
                                                                   or when full.




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                                                                               Youth Classes



  shake it uP! dance class (5 – 12 yrs)
  New for spring! Different routines straight from the Disney Show “Shake It UP.” Getting ready for
  a talent show? Get some friends together and learn your routine here. Do you really like “Shake
  It UP?” Now you can dance with them right in your own home. So come on and let’s dance like
  they do on Disney! (Routines will be modified for class skill level).
  When: Mon. May 20 – June 17, (No class May 27)
             (ages 5 – 7 yrs) 5:00 – 5:45pm     (ages 8 – 12 yrs) 6:00 – 6:45pm
  Where: River Ridge Covenant Church
  Fee:       $24 per session




                                                                                        Each class
                                                                                   will learn a routine
                                                                                    to show parents
                                                                                        at the final
                                                                                           class.




                                           saturday ballet

 When: Sat. Apr. 13 – June 8, (No class May 25)           Pre-ballet ii (4 – 6 yrs)
 Where: Lacey Community Center                            For children who have previously taken
 Fee:       $39                                           Pre-Ballet I, instructor’s permission
 required attire:                                         required. Children will review and focus on
 Girls – ballet shoes, tights, and leotards               spotting, turn-out, and many new steps.
 Boys – ballet shoes, shorts (Not below knees)            10:40 – 11:10am

 Pre-ballet i (3 – 5 yrs)                                 ballet i (6 – 8 yrs)
 This class will be a fun dance experience where          A beginning class for children interested
 children will learn the basics of ballet; 5 positions,   in ballet. Focus will be learning the basic
 turns, leaps, etc.                                       ballet positions, steps, turns, etc and
 8:15 – 8:45am | 8:50 – 9:20am                            having fun.
 9:25 – 9:55am | 10:00 – 10:30am                          11:15 – 11:45am



For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                    7
Youth Classes


    toddler’s gym Jam
    (10 mos – 4 yrs)
    Start your day with music and motion! Toddlers and
    parents get to mingle and make friends while having
    fun. Our instructor leads short, age-appropriate
    activities such as music time, parachute games,
    and story time to help develop early learning and
    social skills. Lots of free play too! A variety of play
    equipment adds to this indoor, toddler safe playtime.
    NEW THIS QUARTER: The 2 – 4 yr old classes will
    include theme days such as Sports Day, Animal Day,
    Dress Up Day, Music Day and more! A schedule will
    be handed out the first day of class.
    lacey community center
     Session I            Apr. 9 – May 7        Tue./Thu.         (18 – 24 mos)       9:15 – 10:00am
                          (No class Apr. 25)                      (10 – 18 mos)       10:15 – 11:00am
     Session II           May 14 - June 6       Tue./Thu.         (18 – 24 mos)       9:15 – 10:00am
                                                                  (10 – 18 mos)       10:15 – 11:00am
    Fee:       $25 per session

    river ridge covenant church

     Session I            Apr. 8 – May 6        Mon./Wed.         (2 – 3 yrs)          9:15 – 10:00am
                          (No class Apr. 24)                      (3 – 4 yrs)          10:15 – 11:00am
     Session II           May 13 – June 10      Mon./Wed.         (2 – 3 yrs)          9:15 – 10:00am
                          (No class May 27)                       (3 – 4 yrs)          10:15 – 11:00am
    Fee:       $25 per session




                                                            healthy mini chefs - lunch bunch
      messy me (2 – 4 yrs)                                  (3 – 5 yrs)
      It’s so fun to be messy! Have fun                     Perk up your taste buds with some healthy,
      exploring your creative nature as we get              tasty treats and snacks that are kid friendly!
      our hands dirty using different materials             Mini Chefs prepare and eat their own creations.
      and fun new projects each week while                  Class emphasis is on trying something new and
      learning some basic art skills. Come                  making healthy snacking choices. A different
      dressed for making a mess. Parents                    recipe will be covered each class and recipes
      stay to assist. Enjoy new projects each               will be sent home so they can re-create their
      session!                                              favorites. New recipes each session! Parents are
      When: Tue. 11:30am – 12:00pm                          requested to stay and assist.
                 Session I Apr. 9 – 30                      When: Thu. 11:30am – 12:15pm
                 Session II May 7 – 28                                 Session I Apr. 11 – May 2
      Where: Woodland Creek WH                                         Session II May 9 – 30
      Fee:       $29 per session                            Where: Woodland Creek WH
                                                            Fee:       $39 per session




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                                                                              Youth Classes


spring craft Workshop (6 – 12 yrs)
Hop into spring as we spend a few hours
making homemade springtime decorations
and gifts! Children will go home with a fun
house decoration, a spring-themed gift, and a
decorated cupcake to enjoy.
When: Sat. Mar. 23, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Woodland Creek WH
Fee:       $20

handmade spring crafts (6 – 12 yrs)
Come create fun and festive springtime crafts
with items you can find around the house.
Projects range from decorations to gift ideas for
Mother’s and Father’s Day!
When: Tue. May 7 – 28, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Where: Woodland Creek WH                              Kids in the Kitchen (6 – 12 yrs)
Fee:      $39                                         Perk up your taste buds with some healthy, tasty
                                                      treats that are kid friendly! Kids prepare and eat
                                                      their own creations as they learn kitchen safety,
   mom’s day craft (3 – 5 yrs)                        measurements, and some meal planning. A
   Let’s have fun making a card and gift—then         different recipe will be covered each class and
   wrap it up special for our favorite lady!          recipes will be sent home so they can re-create
   When: Fri. May 10, 10:00 – 11:00am                 their favorites.
   Where: Woodland Creek WH                           When: Mon. Apr. 22 – May 20, 4:00 – 5:00pm
   Fee:     $14                                       Where: Woodland Creek WH
                                                      Fee:       $39


my grown up and me:                 Early drawing and                  drawing and Painting
drawing and Painting                Painting (5 – 6 yrs)               (7 – 15 yrs)
(3 – 5 yrs)                         Children express themselves        Using pencils, pastels, inks,
Children express themselves         using a variety of mediums         and watercolors, we will be
using a variety of mediums          including tempera paint,           painting landscapes and
including tempera paint,            watercolors, crayons,              seascape watercolors and
watercolors, crayons, and finger    and finger paint. Basic            introducing acrylics. Bring
paint while developing motor        art instruction for drawing        any supplies you have from
skills with pasting and cutting     cats, dogs, people, houses,        home. Acrylic paint list will
too. Basic art instruction for      mountains and trees. Lots of       be given at class if students
drawing cats, dogs, people,         messy fun with new projects        are interested in pursuing that
houses, mountains and trees.        each session.                      medium. New projects each
Lots of messy fun with new          Art instructor: Sue White          session.
projects each session.              When:        Thu. 4:00 – 4:45pm    Art instructor: Sue White
Art instructor: Sue White           Session I Apr. 11 – May 9          When:       Thu. 5:00 – 6:00pm
Parent/caregiver must               Session II May 16 – June 13        Session I Apr. 11 – May 9
participate with their child.       Where: Woodland Creek WH           Session II May 16 – June 13
When:        Fri. 10:00 – 10:45am   Fee:         $39 per session       Where: Woodland Creek WH
Session I Apr. 12 – May 3                                              Fee:        $49 per session
Session II May 17 – June 7
Where: Woodland Creek WH
Fee:         $29 per session


For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                9
Youth Classes




lEgO® spring break                 lEgO® Engineering                      lEgO® Engineering ii
day camp – Vehicle                 (6 – 12 yrs)                           (6 – 12 yrs)
Engineering                        Students will creatively               Students will build projects of
(6 – 12 yrs)                       build and modify different             slightly higher complexity using
Students will build a variety      machines applying basic                gears and motors applying
of motorized vehicles while        engineering principles and             basic engineering principles and
learning about gears, potential    using our unique LEGO® kits            using our unique LEGO® kits
energy, friction, gravity, and     and working in teams of two.           and working in teams of two.
more, working in pairs using       The students utilize the STEM          The students utilize the STEM
unique Lego® kits. In addition,    concepts (Science, Technology,         concepts (Science, Technology,
this camp will include a ‘pull     Engineering and Mathematics)           Engineering and Mathematics)
back car’ that the students can    as well as critical thinking in this   as well as critical thinking in this
take home after the last class!    fun afterschool program taught         fun program taught by All About
When: Mon. – Thu. Apr. 1 – 4       by All About Learning staff.           Learning staff.
           9:00am – 12:00pm        When: Wed. Apr. 24 – May 15            When: Mon. Apr. 29 – May 20
Where: Woodland Creek WH                     4:00 – 5:30pm                           6:00 – 7:30pm
Fee:       $99                     Where: Woodland Creek WH               Where: Woodland Creek WH
                                   Fee:      $58                          Fee:       $58


renewable Energy Workshop –                              magic tricks and secrets Workshop
the Power of Wind (6 – 17 yrs)                           (6 – 12 yrs)
In conjunction with the Alternative Energy Fair          Star in your next talent show! Learn the very
(see page 4) students will discuss alternative           clever Cut and Restored String, Fantastic Five
energy sources and learn renewable vs. non-              Card Trick, Fingertip Eyesight, and mind-
renewable options with a focus on wind energy            boggling Clippo Bunny. Some of the tricks
and subsequent electricity production. New               are self-working and others require advanced
designs of wind turbines, especially the Vertical        preparation, but any one of them can make you
Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) are explored.                   the “life of the party!” Learn hands-on from a
Students will create a model of a VAWT that              professional magician, then receive the Magic
they take home. Taught by All About Learning             Tricks and Secrets volume #1 DVD which
staff and held in the park during the Alternative        includes both performance and presentation
Energy Fair, pre-registration is required by Apr.        tips. All materials are included for the class and
22 for this class.                                       go home with the apprentice magicians.
When: Sat. May 4, 10:00 – 11:00am                        When: Tue. Apr. 16, 6:30 – 8:00pm
Where: Huntamer Park, check-in at the stage              Where: Woodland Creek WH
Fee:       $13                                           Fee:        $26



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                                                                   Specialty Day Camps


COMING THIS SUMMER! Space is limited so register early! For details on the camps,
check out our online registration at www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide or call our office for a detailed flyer.


       multimedia Fine Arts day camp with Arts for Kids school (5 – 12 yrs)
                                  When: Mon – Thu. July 22 – 25
                    Ages 5 – 8 9:30am – 12:30pm | Ages 9 – 12 1:30 – 4:30pm
                           Where: Woodland Creek WH          Fee: $99



 tctV day camps In cooperation with TCTV we will offer a variety of summer day camps for
 youth that are interested in TV both behind and infront of the camera, animation, special effects,
 audio and video production and MORE!

mon. – Fri. (8 - 11 yrs)
Talk Time                                    June 17 - 21      TCTV Studios               8:00 – 12:00pm
Digital Adventures                           June 17 - 21      TCTV Studios               1:00 – 5:00pm
Animators Studio                             July 8 - 12       Woodland Creek WH          8:00 – 12:00pm
Notice Our Watersheds Digital Stories        July 8 - 12       Woodland Creek WH          1:00 – 5:00pm
Advanced Animation                           Aug. 5 - 9        TBA                        8:00 – 12:00pm
iPad Adventures (iPad provided)              Aug. 5 - 9        TBA                        1:00 – 5:00pm
Fee:     $99 per session

mon. – Fri. (12 - 16 yrs)

Special Effects                              June 24 - 28      TCTV Studios               8:00 – 12:00pm
Breaking News                                June 24 - 28      TCTV Studios               1:00 – 5:00pm
Animators Studio                             July 15 - 19      Woodland Creek WH          8:00 – 12:00pm
Documentary Film Making                      July 15 - 19      Woodland Creek WH          1:00 – 5:00pm
Advanced Animation                           Aug. 12 -16       TBA                        8:00 – 12:00pm
iPad Productions (iPad provided)             Aug. 12 - 16      TBA                        1:00 – 5:00pm

Fee:     $99 per session




Jr. lEgO® Vehicle Engineering                                              lEgO® collision cars
(6 – 8 yrs)                                                                (9 – 14 yrs)
When: Mon. – Thu.                                                          When: Mon. – Thu.
       Aug. 12 – 15                                                               Aug. 12 – 15
       9:00am – 12:00pm                                                           1:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Woodland Creek WH                                                   Where: Woodland Creek WH
Fee:   $109 (includes take                                                 Fee:   $109 (includes take
       home pull back car)                                                        home pull back car)




For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                      11
       Summer Fun Tour
Youth Day Camps




                                                                      (6 – 12 yrs)

       Spring Break Express

     A great way for children
     to spend their spring break!
     A traditional day camp program, your children
     will be busy all day long! Activities include arts
     and crafts, sports, games, swimming, skating,
     movies, guest speakers, field trips, and much
     more! Snacks will be provided. Please bring a
     sack lunch. Field trips subject to change.

     When: 7:30am – 5:30pm
            Mon. – Fri. Apr. 1 – 5
     Where: Mt. View Elementary
     Fee:   $140


             Registration Forms Available
                    on our Website
             www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide




     day Camp Schedule                              Field Trip
          April 1    Rock N Roll                          Rollerdrome/Olympic Club
          April 2    Arbor Day Celebration                Burfoot Park /Woodland Creek Comm. Park
          April 3    It’s A Jungle Out There              Charlie’s Safari
          April 4    “Kids Fest”                          JBLM Recreation Center
          April 5    Luau Party                           Swimming at River Ridge




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                                                                      Youth Day Camps




                                                                 (6 – 12 yrs)

      Summer Fun Tour
  Children will experience exciting activities while building new friendships. Weekly
  activities include movies, swimming (twice per week), special guests, sports, games, arts and
  crafts, and a field trip based on each week’s theme. A summer reading program and on-site
  library is provided by Timberland Regional Library. Hot lunch and afternoon snack is included
  (except last week, Aug. 19 – 23). Campers must bring their own morning snack. Camper / staff
  ratio is 6 to 1 on site and 4 to 1 on field trips. Registration will begin Wednesday, March 6 at
  Lacey City Hall beginning at 6:00am. COMPlETEd camper information form(s) and two weeks
  of camp fees required to reserve your space for each camper. Limit: 40 campers/week per site.
  When: Mon. – Fri. June 24 – Aug. 23
      Spring Break Express
         7:30am – 5:30pm
         (No camp on July 4)
  Where: Mt. View Elementary —OR—
         lydia Hawk Elementary
  Fee:   $130 per week
         Except July 1 – 5, $115
         (No camp on July 4)
          Aug. 19 – 23, $160 (Field trips every day)

  day Camp Schedule                                         Field Trip
          June 24 – 28       “Summer’s Here Party Time”         Rollerdrome/Olympic Club
          July 1 – 5         “Wild Water Adventures”            Wild Waves (No camp July 4)
          July 8 – 12        “Under the Sea”                    Children’s Theatre & Burfoot Park
          July 15 – 19       “Ballin’ with the Storm”           Seattle Storm
          July 22 – 26       “Campers in the Outfield”          Tacoma Rainiers
          July 29 – Aug. 2   “Barnyard Adventures”              Thurston County Fair
          Aug. 5 – 9         “Summer Safari”                    Charlie’s Safari
          Aug. 12 – 16       “Beat the Heat”                    Stewart Heights Waterpark
          Aug. 19 – 23       “Adventure Week”                   Field Trip Everyday from
                                                                Rainier Vista Community Park
                  Registration Forms Available
          on our Website www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide

                                                                         “I would definitely
  “My little girl and her                                                recommend this camp
  older cousin have had a                                                and my daughter is
  memorable summer                                                       already asking if she
                                                                         can come back next
  and it’s all due to your                                               year, and of course
  AMAZING STAFF!“                                                        the answer is YES!”




For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                               13
Teen Programs and Classes




 lAcEY A.c.t. middle school Activity nights (grades 7 – 8)
  Fridays, 7 – 10pm Lacey ACT Nights are              are welcome. ALL students must show student
 the place to be! Lacey Parks & Recreation,           ID card to enter (temporary Lacey ACT ID
 in cooperation with North Thurston Public            cards available in your school office).
 Schools, is offering the latest and greatest         nO EXCEPTIOnS!
 activities at our late night events. At every ACT    Fee: $6 per person at the door
 Night you can step into the newest Elite Mobile           (tax included)
 Gaming Trailer in Western Washington, where               March 8        Komachin
 you can play XBOX 360 and Nintendo Wii and                April 12       Chinook
 all their greatest hits. ACT Nights also offer            April 26       Nisqually
 many other activities like a DJ, karaoke, 3 on            May 10         Komachin
 3 basketball, contests with prizes, a different             (6th grade activity night 6:00-9:00pm)

 inflatable at each event, free food and much,        Adult/Parent Volunteers always needed to
 much more. Events are open to all middle             chaperone Activity Nights. Please call for more
 school aged students residing in the NTPS            information! Volunteer Applications must be
 district. Private and home schooled students         submitted a minimum of 2 days prior to event.



 counselor-in-training Program / c.i.t. (13 – 16 yrs)
 Candidates for this program will need to apply, interview, and be selected to participate. Application
 packets are available on our website and at Lacey Parks & Recreation. Teens chosen for the
 program will complete 40hrs of classroom training to become certified as a Level I C.I.T. First Aid/
 CPR and Food Handlers Certification are part of our training. Once trained and certified as a Level
 I C.I.T., teens complete 2 weeks of on-the-job training at the Summer Day Camps (you choose the
 dates/weeks). Successful completion of this program results in Level II: C.I.T. Certification. This is
 an excellent way to obtain training, certification, and on-the-job work experience.
 Level I Certification (training date/time details on our website)
 Level II Certification (2 weeks on the job experience June 24 – Aug. 19)

        Application packet and           Application Deadline: Fri. Apr. 12 by 5:00pm
        details available online.        Orientation Class: Wed. May 29, 6:00 – 9:00pm

 Where: Woodland Creek WH                Fee: $165 (payable when you are selected for the program).

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                                                        Teen Programs and Classes


A beginner’s
guide to self-Publishing
comics (12 – 15 yrs)
Learn how to produce                                                   introduction to
your own comic books
                                                                        Electric guitar
                                                                       (13 yrs – adult)
using just a few simple tools
                                              Chelsea        This is an introduction to basic playing
and your own imagination.                     Baker
                                                            skills for new players and those guitarists
Instruction will cover brainstorming, penciling,
                                                          who need coordination improvements. Some
inking, lettering, and production methods. Each
                                                          guitar tricks and licks will be jammed, so you
student will spend four weeks producing one
                                                          can build for your future. You will need a small
comic book just in time to show it off at the 12th
                                                              amplifier and guitar cord for your axe.
Annual Olympia Comics Festival. All levels of
                                                                When: Thu. May 16 – June 6
drawing abilities welcome. Instructor Chelsea
                                                                            7:30 – 8:30pm
Baker has been self-publishing for over a decade
                                                                Where: Lacey Maintenance Bldg.
and has been a central figure in Olympia’s
                                                                Fee:        $78
cartooning community since 2004.
                                                                        (Instructor will collect
When: Fri. May 10 – 31, 5:30 – 6:30pm
                                                                       additional $25 book fee
Where: Woodland Creek WH
                                                                           at the first class).
Fee:       $40




  lacey teen council
  What is lTC? The Lacey Teen Council (LTC) is an advisory group of middle and high school
  teens. As a member of LTC you will learn valuable skills, make new friends and have a lot of fun!
  LTC’s purpose is to be a voice for teens and to promote a community where youth are valued and
  involved. LTC provides opportunities for middle and high school teens to develop leadership skills,
  plan teen events, community service projects, and serve as an advisory group. High school teens
  can earn a significant amount of volunteer hours for school requirements, college applications, and
  job experience. Volunteer opportunities this spring will include the Alternative Energy Fair, Arbor
  Day, Fun Fair, and other special events. LTC applications are available at Lacey City Hall in the
  Parks & Recreation Dept. LTC meets the second Monday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30pm at
  Lacey City Hall in the Community Room. Please call for more information.

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                  15
Teen Camps




         Registration
       Forms Available
       On Our Website




                                                                  TEEN SUMMER
teen Adventure camp (12 – 15 yrs)                                   PREVIEW
Wahoo, summer vacation is here…but what to do? Join our Teen     OVERNIGHT TRIPS
Camp staff for a summer full of new friends, new experiences,        (Dates subject to change)
and out-of-this-world adventure. Our base camp will be
                                                                    Camp Cascadia:
Mountain View Elementary and each day we will meet and head
                                                                     Camp Cascade
out to a new destination. Teens need to bring a sack lunch and      Resort Adventure
snacks. Water bottle and backpack recommended too.                    July 16 – 19
Registration begins Wed., Mar. 6 at lacey City Hall at 6:00am.
                                                                  Adventure Challenge:
COMPlETEd camper information form(s) and 1 week payment
                                                                 Lake Wenatchee Camping
required to reserve your space for each camper.
                                                                      & Leavenworth
When: Mon. – Fri. 8:30am – 4:30pm                                    July 29 – Aug. 1
      June 24 – 28 An Unexpected Journey
                                                                 Silverwood Theme Park:
      July 8 – 12     Into the Wild
                                                                    Camping and 2-day
      July 22 – 26    Mission Impossible
                                                                      theme park visit
      Aug. 12 – 16    Rock of Ages
                                                                         Aug. 6 – 9
      Aug. 19 – 23    Total Recall (meets at Rainier Vista)
                                                                      lake Chelan:
Where: Mt. View Elementary
                                                                    Camping, rafting &
Fee:     $145 per week                                               water park visit
                                                                      Aug. 26 – 29


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                                                                                   Teen Trips




     SPRING
     BREak
     FUN!




April Fool’s day                       tukwila Fun center             iFlY indoor skydiving
ski/board stevens                      (10 – 17 yrs)                  (10 – 17 yrs)
Pass (12 yrs – adult)                  This trip was a hit during     Excitement, adrenaline, and
No joke! Hit the slopes                Winter Break so we are         adventure – iFLY offers it all in
for some spring skiing/                doing it again! Join staff     the flight experience of a lifetime.
riding for your last chance            for a trip to Bullwinkle’s     No experience necessary – great
of the season. Bring your              Family Fun Center in           fun for all ages! Professional
own equipment or call us               Tukwila. Your “ultimate        flight instructors provide you with
to arrange for a rental. We            package” includes unlimited    all your flight gear, along with the
provide transportation and             go karts, miniature golf,      fundamental skills for body flight
lift ticket. Bring a sack lunch,       bumper boats, climbing         through a classroom training
snacks and/or money for                rock wall, maze craze, 10      session. All you have to do is get
meals. We will stop for a              arcade tokens, plus your       ready to smile – this will be the
“fast food” dinner on the ride         choice of one attraction       most exciting thing you've ever
back to Lacey. Don’t miss              (lazer extreme, sling shot,    accomplished! All flyers should
out on this LAST CHANCE                or cyber coaster). A stop      be in good health and physical
adventure!                             at Krispy Kreme is planned     condition. Those less than 6
When: Mon. Apr. 1                      to satisfy that sweet tooth.   feet tall must weigh less than
             6:00am – 7:00pm           Bring a sack lunch/snacks      230 pounds, and those over 6
Where: Depart / Return                 or money to purchase           feet must weigh less than 250
             Lacey City Hall           lunch.                         pounds. (DVD of your experience
Fee:         $65 + tax                 When: Wed. Apr. 3              included). Bring a sack lunch or
             (lift & transportation)               9:00am – 3:00pm    money for fast food.
           $15 + tax                   Where: Depart / Return         When: Fri. Apr. 5
           (transportation only)                   Lacey City Hall                 9:00am – 3:00pm
                                       Fee:        $35 + tax          Where: Depart / Return
                                                                                   Lacey City Hall
                                                                      Fee:         $65 + tax

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                17
Teen Trips


  mariners baseball game                                  horseback riding (12 – 17 yrs)
  (10 yrs – adult)                                        WHOA! Saddle up and join us for a guided trail
  Leave the driving and parking to us and                 ride through the Elbe Hills State Forest near Mt.
  spend a Sunday afternoon at Safeco Field                Rainier. All levels of riding ability accommodated.
  watching our Seattle Mariners take on the               Dress appropriately for the activity and weather.
  Texas Rangers (1:10pm game). This stands                Staff from EZ Times Outfitters will be our guides.
  to be a memorable early season experience               Fee includes transportation, horse rental, and
  and spots will go fast for this game! The fee           campfire hotdog lunch! For safety of horse and
  includes game ticket, van transportation,               rider, maximum weight restriction of 240lbs.
  parking, and recreation staff.                          Helmets not provided, bring your own if desired.
  When: Sun. Apr. 14                                      (Bike helmets work fine).
            11:00am – approx. 6:00pm                      When: Sat. May 25, 10:00am – 3:00pm
  Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall                  Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall
  Fee:      $40 + tax                                     Fee:       $45 + tax




Wenatchee Whitewater rafting Father’s day (12 yrs – adult)
Class III+ Make this a special Father’s Day gift and spend the day with dad, your family, a friend, or come
by yourself as we head east to catch some rays and waves. This will be a Father’s Day long remembered
as professional guides from Wildwater River Tours lead you down, around, and through the wild rapids of
the Wenatchee River. All rafting equipment is included. Bring a lunch (plan to eat before rafting), sunglasses,
sunscreen, and money for dinner on the trip home. This trip always fills up fast so register now!
When: Sun. June 16, 9:00am – 10:00pm Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall                  Fee: $80 + tax


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                                                                Adult Trips and Tours




Woodland spring                      skagit Valley                   Portland chinese
Festival, bulb Farms                 tulip Festival                  gardens &
& grist mill                         (18 yrs – adult)                saturday market
(18 yrs – adult)                     Tulips are in bloom in the      (18 yrs – adult)
We thought experiencing the          Skagit Valley, so come with     You will be surrounded with
beauty of the Northwest in           us and see the wonder           serenity, intricate architecture
two different regions would be       of fields full of tulips. It    and lush gardens filled with
double amazing. So we have           is an amazing sight to          hundreds of rare plants. The
planned a visit south to the         see. Our visit will include     Chinese Gardens feature
Degoede Bulb Farm where we           trips and entrance fees to      serpentine walkways, a bridged
can tip toe through the tulips,      both Roozengaarde and           lake, koi pond and meticulously
visit their green houses, and        Tulip Town, both amazing        arranged landscape. We will
enjoy a few of their themed          gardens with their own          have a guide take us on a
gardens. Then it's down to           design and style. Then we       tour of this quiet beauty in the
Holland Farms in Woodland, to        will be stopping by the Mt.     middle of Portland. Following
enjoy the Tulip Festival and the     Vernon Street Fair, where       the garden tour is a trip to
lovely scenery surrounding these     all the local artisans have     Portland’s famous Saturday
farms. Our last stop will be the     their crafts on display. If     Market under the Burnside
Cedar Creek Grist Mill, the oldest   time permits we will stop in    Bridge where you can shop,
turbine powered grist mill. You      Tulalip for a bit of shopping   purchase lunch, eat a picnic
can enjoy a working tour and         at the Seattle Premium          lunch or listen to music. Fee
purchase “by donation” a bag of      Outlet Mall.                    includes admission to garden.
fresh ground flour or cornmeal.      When: Sat. Apr. 20              When: Sat. May 4
When: Sat. Apr. 13                              7:30am – 7:30pm                 8:00am – 6:00pm
             8:00am – 6:30pm         Where: Depart / Return          Where: Depart / Return
Where: Depart / Return                          Lacey City Hall                 Lacey City Hall
             Lacey City Hall         Fee:       $40 + tax            Fee:       $40 + tax
Fee:         $35 + tax


  OuTdOOR PROgRAMS And TRIPS And TOuRS:
  Bring a sack lunch/dinner when applicable. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate
  walking shoes. Return times are approximate. All trips depart/return at Lacey City Hall.



For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                            19
Adult Trips and Tours



  Perfect Mother's Day Gift Ideas!
     Paint and sip studio
     “girl’s night Out”
     (adults 21 yrs & older)
     No experience necessary! Bring your
     creativity and sense of adventure on
     this GIRLS ONLY evening to Palettes
     & Pairings Studio in Kirkland. The
     studio provides step by step instruction
     and art supplies as you replicate the
     featured painting and create a 16x20
     canvas masterpiece! We’ll arrive early
     so you’ll have some time on your own
     to enjoy dinner or appetizers. The
     Purple Café and Rikki Sushi are nearby
                                                  Waterfalls Along the columbia
     options. Then we’ll gather at the studio
                                                  (18 yrs – adult)
     for 6:30pm class check-in. The studio
                                                  Take a relaxing day trip along the Columbia River
     session also includes light snacks and
                                                  Gorge as we enjoy the lush scenery and lovely
     a complimentary beverage pairing. Get
                                                  waterfalls. After reaching the Gorge, we will slip
     your girlfriends together and sign up
                                                  across the river into Oregon to spend the day
     now - this trip is bound to sell out!
                                                  exploring the myriad of waterfalls. We will stop and
     When: Sat. May 4, 4:00 – 11:00pm
                                                  enjoy our sack lunch, then on to Multnomah Falls
     Where: Depart / Return
                                                  where we can see the awesome beauty of the
                Lacey City Hall
                                                  second largest waterfall in the United States along
     Fee:       $45 + tax
                                                  with five other waterfalls. Bring a sack lunch and
                                                  money for dessert at the Multnomah Falls Lodge.
     maifest in leavenworth
                                                  When: Sat. May 18, 8:00am – 7:00pm
     (18 yrs – adult)
                                                  Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall
     Maifest is the Bavarian town of
                                                  Fee:       $35 + tax
     Leavenworth's traditional celebration
     of spring. Enjoy entertainment all day
     long. Experience the Grand Parade, live
                                                    sol duc hot springs
     entertainment, and traditional German
                                                    (18 yrs – adult)
     dancing including the Maipole Dance.
                                                    Nestled in the Olympic Peninsula Forest is the
     Stroll through the Bavarian Village of
                                                    relaxing Sol Duc Hot Springs. Choose from
     Flowers, visit Art in the Park, and of
                                                    three mineral hot springs and one freshwater
     course visit all the great shops and
                                                    pool all with different temperatures. Bring
     restaurants while tapping your toes to
                                                    your swimsuit, towel, sack lunch, and
     oompa music!
                                                    money for dinner in Sequim on the way
     When: Sat. May 11, 7:00am – 8:00pm
                                                    home. Fee includes Hot Springs admission.
     Where: Depart / Return
                                                    When: Sat. June 1, 7:00am – 8:00pm
                Lacey City Hall
                                                    Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall
     Fee:       $35 + tax
                                                    Fee:        $45 + tax



 OuTdOOR PROgRAMS And TRIPS And TOuRS:
 Bring a sack lunch/dinner when applicable. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate
 walking shoes. Return times are approximate. All trips depart/return at Lacey City Hall.



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Outdoor Trips and Adventures


 OuTdOOR TRIPS And AdVEnTuRES: Bring a sack lunch/dinner when applicable. Please dress
 for the weather and wear appropriate walking shoes. Return times are approximate.




 hike: silver Falls and grove of
 the Patriarchs (18 yrs – adult)                      hike: Packwood lake
 This is an early season hike that combines two       (18 yrs – adult)
 hikes in one. We'll start at Ohanapecosh and         Bordering on the Goat Rocks
 follow the river past the old hot springs area 1.5   Wilderness, this large mountain
 miles to a crystal clear pool and the falls. We'll   lake offers a picturesque view of the
 meet the Eastside Trail and continue north to a      7,487ft Johnson Peak. Although the
 little island in the middle of the Ohanapecosh       round trip is 9 miles, the up and down
 River. Upon our return to the falls, we'll connect   trail gains only 500ft as it passes
 back on the other side of the river to our           through beautiful forests to the lake.
 starting point. This 6 mile hike offers many         Difficulty rating: Easy/Moderate.
 interesting and inspiring sights. The elevation      When: Sat. June 1, 8:00am – 6:00pm
 gain is 300ft. Difficulty rating: Easy.              Where: Depart / Return
 When: Sat. May 18, 8:00am – 6:00pm                               Lacey City Hall
 Where: Depart / Return Lacey City Hall               Fee:        $35 + tax
 Fee:        $35 + tax



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Adult Classes


                                                  intermediate sign language
                                                  (12 yrs – adult)
                                                  Build on the basics you learned in the beginning
                                                  class as we communicate to each other silently.
                                                  Become comfortable using sign vocabulary
                                                  you already know, while learning new signs
                                                  to describe, to command, to ask and answer
                                                  questions, and to share your thoughts and ideas.
                                                  (If you have not taken the beginning class, but
                                                  have an equal level of mastery, admittance will
                                                  be by skill assessment with the instructor).
                                                  When: Thu. Apr. 11 – June 13, 7:00 – 8:00pm
                                                  Where: Woodland Creek WH
                                                  Fee:       $69
belly dancing (16 yrs – adult)
Our class begins with warm-up stretching
exercises and progresses through basic                         GET cONNEcTED
dance steps and shimmies. Learn a complete               with lacey Parks & Recreation.
dance while receiving the benefits of excellent         Easy online registration is available!
(vigorous) exercise.
When: Tue. Apr. 9 – June 11                              Just call us to set up your initial
          Advanced 6:30 – 7:30pm                              User ID and Password.
          (Instructor’s approval required)
          Beginning 7:30 – 8:30pm
Where: Mt. View Elementary
Fee:      $43


     introduction to Astrology
     (18 – adult)
     Astrology has become very popular on
     the internet. Many people find tidbits of
     truth that stimulates the thirst for more.
     This workshop is an introduction to the
     foundational principles of astrology, what
     it represents and how it represents it.      First Aid cPr class (12 yrs – adult)
     The universal Divine energy is expressed     Learn valuable “basic lifesaving skills.” This one-
     through the planets and stars in the         day program covers issues of personal safety,
     same way as it is expressed through          blood-borne pathogens, choking, all levels of
     our own lives. Astrology is the study of     CPR, and other essential areas. This program
     how these celestial influences affect        provides a 2 year certification for infant, child,
     our personal and collective lives, and       and adult first aid/CPR and meets L&I and DSHS
     show us from and where we are going.         child care requirements. Class covers but does
     Instructor: Jyoti Josahentara                not certify AED. Bring a sack lunch.
     When: Session I Sat. Apr. 6                  When: Sat. 8:30am – 3:00pm
                             12:30 – 4:30pm                  Call our office for updated schedule
                 Session II Tue. Apr. 9 & 16                 of classes.
                             6:00 – 8:00pm        Where: Lacey City Hall
     Where: Olympia Center                        Fee:       $20, non-refundable
     Fee:        $32 per session                             (Instructor will collect additional $20
                                                             material fee at class).


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                                                                                       Gymnastics


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   and safe opportunity to experience the
   benefits of gymnastics! The professional
   staff at Black Hills Gymnastics emphasize
   safety, fun, building coordination,
   confidence, and basic skills. Instructors
   follow a planned curriculum which is
   evaluated and updated regularly.
                                                      girls beginning gymnastics
                                                      (5 – 10 yrs)
Parent & tot gymnastics                               Gymnastics is a sport that develops agility,
(18 – 36 mos)                                         strength, and self-esteem. Enroll your child and
Tumbling, songs, exercises, and fun equipment         not only will she safely learn specific gymnastics
are a great way to give your child healthy            skills, but she’ll also enjoy the opportunity to
playtime! This is an exciting parent participation    build confidence and new friendships! The
class that will give moms, dads, and little           professional and dedicated coaches at Black
ones a chance to meet new friends too. Each           Hills Gymnastics know how to motivate students
class is expertly led by an enthusiastic and          and maintain their enthusiasm. If your youngster
knowledgeable coach at Black Hills Gymnastics         is ready to follow instructions, she’ll benefit from
and activities are designed to develop motor          the fun and exercise too!
skills, agility, and spacial awareness. Sessions      When: Thu. Apr. 11 – May 2, 5:45 – 6:45pm
meet one day a week for four weeks.                               Fri. Apr. 12 – May 3, 6:00 – 7:00pm
When: Thu. Apr. 11 – May 2, 10:00 – 10:30am                       Sat. Apr. 13 – May 4, 10:00 – 11:00am
             Fri. Apr. 12 – May 3, 5:00 – 5:30pm      Where: Black Hills Gymnastics
             Sat. Apr. 13 – May 4, 9:00 – 9:30am      Fee:        $48 per session
Where: Black Hills Gymnastics
Fee:         $28 per session

Kindernast gymnastics (3 – 5 yrs)                           boys beginning gymnastics
One way to keep kids healthy is to develop their
                                                            (5 – 10 yrs)
                                                            Boys will develop a solid athletic
love of movement and activity. Kindernast is a
                                                            foundation through this class! The staff
wonderful “first gymnastics adventure” which
                                                            at BHG are professionals at motivating
will build your child’s confidence and agility. The
                                                            kids and maintaining their enthusiasm
energetic instructors at Black Hills Gymnastics
                                                            through participation in fun physical
are all about SAFETY along with fun! Sessions
                                                            activities which emphasize safety and
meet one day per week for four weeks. If your
                                                            basic gymnastics skills. If your youngster
youngster is ready to explore movement skills
                                                            is ready to follow instructions, he will be
without assistance from mom or dad, she or he
                                                            too busy having fun to realize how much
will have a great time in this secure, success-
                                                            exercise he’s getting!
oriented program.
                                                            When: Sat. Apr. 13 – May 4
When: Thu. Apr. 11 – May 2
                                                                        11:00am – 12:00pm
            10:30 – 11:00am or 5:00 – 5:30pm
                                                            Where: Black Hills Gymnastics
            Fri. Apr. 12 – May 3, 5:30 – 6:00pm
                                                            Fee:        $48 per session
            Sat. Apr. 13 – May 4, 9:30 – 10:00am
Where: Black Hills Gymnastics
Fee:        $30 per session

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                    25
Youth Sports


Kidz love soccer on sundays (2 – 10 yrs)
Are you having difficulty finding the time in a too-busy schedule to get your child involved in sports?
This Sunday afternoon instructional program will get your daughter or son started in this fantastically
popular sport! Since 1979, Kidz Love Soccer has been dedicated to teaching children the world’s most
popular sport within a nurturing, recreational environment. A typical session experience includes age
appropriate activities: skill demonstrations, fun games, and instructional scrimmages. Young soccer
enthusiasts will experience soccer fun in a safe, non-competitive environment. Kidz Love Soccer…
“Where the score is always FUN to FUN!”™
When: Session I Mar.10 – Apr. 21                       Session II May 5 – June 16
                (No class Mar. 31)                                (No class May 26)
Where: Komachin Middle School                          Fee: $65 per session

 Mommy/Daddy & Me                      (2 - 3.5 yrs)                     2:30 – 3:00pm
 Tot Soccer                            (3.5 - 4 yrs)                     3:10 – 3:40pm
 Pre Soccer                            (4 - 5 yrs)                       3:45 – 4:20pm
 Soccer 1                              (5 - 6 yrs)                       4:25 – 5:10pm
 Skillz & Scrimmages                   (7 - 10 yrs)                      5:15 – 6:00pm



sports sprouts                                                                            little lacey
Pre-school t-ball                                                                         baseball
class (3 – 4 yrs                                                                          sunday t-ball
with parent)                                                                              club (4 – 5 yrs
Batter up! Does your                                                                      with parent)
child like to be active,                                                                  Play ball! If you
run, & throw? Let our                                                                     have difficulty fitting
enthusiastic coaches                                                                      sports into a hectic
give them a great start                                                                   schedule, join us for
in t-ball with our age-                                                                   Club practices and
appropriate equipment                                                                     games on Sunday
and activities. Girls and                                                                 afternoons. Our
boys will have fun and                                                                    experienced staff
make new friends on our indoor diamond as                    will give your child a successful introduction to
they also build their self-confidence and health!            the fundamentals of hitting, catching, throwing
This is a parent participation program and each              and base running through activities and games
child must be accompanied by an adult or teen                in the gym and on the field. This is a parent
who is ready to help them learn. Don’t worry                 participation program and each child must be
parents, our staff will lead the activities and              accompanied by an adult who is ready to help
share the secrets of how to teach each skill to              them follow along with the practice activities
this age group! Every child receives a Sport                 and cheer them on during the games. We
Sprout t-shirt, picture certificate, and a medal             provide all the equipment and our enthusiastic
too!                                                         coaches will direct activities and coach the
When: Tue. Apr. 9 – May 14                                   games. Each child receives a Little Lacey
            6:00 – 6:45pm                                    Baseball t-shirt, picture certificate, and medal.
            (No class Apr. 16)                               When: Sun. Apr. 7 – May 19
Where: Chambers Prairie Elem.                                           3:00 – 4:00pm
Fee:        $42                                                         (No class May 12)
                                                             Where: Komachin Middle School
                                                             Fee:       $42


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                                                                                   Youth Sports


sports sprouts Pre-school soccer                        girls sunday Volleyball clinics
class (3 – 4 yrs with parent)                           (grades 2 – 5)
Patient coaches, lots of motion, and colorful           If you’re looking for a great start in this sport,
age-appropriate equipment are the not-so-secret         join us for Sunday afternoon clinics that
ingredients combined to create Sports Sprouts!          emphasizes skill-building to help young players
Our staff leads the way and directs the activities      build confidence and experience on the court.
as you run and kick with your little tyke. These        This is a great introduction to the sport and
classes are designed for adult & child interaction      also an opportunity for fun and new friends!
with a soccer focus. Your child will enjoy a positive   Each session includes 3 weeks of clinics led by
introduction to sports skills and all the benefits      experienced educator and high school coach
that sports can offer: self-confidence, health,         Micah McBride.
and friendships! Each child also receives a Sport       When: Sun. 2:00 – 4:00pm
Sprout t-shirt, picture certificate, and a medal.                   Session I Mar. 10 – 24
When: Thu. Apr. 11 – May 16                                         Session II Apr. 14 – 28
           6:00 – 6:45pm (No class Apr.18)              Where: Chinook Middle School
Where: Chambers Prairie Elem.                           Fee:        $50 per session
Fee:       $42                                                    Special Value!
                                                                  Only $90 for both sessions!
little lacey hoopstars instructional
basketball (grades K – 1)
Our experienced staff coaches give children an          mlb Pitch, hit & run contest for
incredibly positive introduction to basketball          girls (7 – 14 yrs)
skills. HoopStar practices and jamboree-type            Co-sponsored by the Thurston County Fastpitch
games are held on weeknights only, twice per            Association, this event is the first step in an
week for five weeks. Players not only learn             exciting skills competition sanctioned by Major
fundamental basketball skills, they’ll also meet        League Baseball! Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) gives
new friends, and benefit from exercise in this          youngsters a chance to advance through four
instructional program! Our staff is lead by Head        levels of competition, including the Mariner
Coach Dee Spencer. A parent or caregiver must           Team Championship at Safeco Field! Age is
accompany each child to practices and games.            determined as of July 17, 2013. Please review all
Players also receive an authentic Little Lacey          rules and guidelines on our website.
HoopStar reversible basketball jersey, a photo          When: Sat. Apr. 20, 10:00am – 1:00pm
certificate, and a participation medal.                 Where: Regional Athletic Complex
When: Mon. / Wed. Apr. 10 – May 13                      Fee:       FREE
           (No class May 6)
           Grade K      5:30 – 6:00pm
           Grade 1      6:10 – 6:55pm                   timberline spring break baseball
Where: Mt. View Elem                                    camp (8 – 14 yrs)
Fee:       $60                                          Join Matt Acker, Timberline’s new Head Coach
                                                        for baseball, his staff, and players for this great
 YOuth sPOrts summEr PrEViEW                            baseball camp. You will build fundamentals,
                                                        tune-up skills, and play some ball. Skill
          Lots to do this summer too!
 Brochure and registration info available in May:       development and a positive learning atmosphere
                                                        are the hallmarks of this high quality camp.
    little lacey T-ball and baseball league             All campers will receive a t-shirt and photo
           Tennis lessons and Camps                     certificate. Bring a glove if you have one, and
              Track and Field Camp                      play ball rain or shine! Register and pay in full by
             Summer baseball Camp                       Mar. 22 to guarantee your camp t-shirt.
    north Thurston boys basketball Camp                 When: Tue. – Thu. Apr. 2 – 4
       Timberline boys basketball Camp                             10:00am – 12:00pm
    north Thurston girls basketball Camp                Where: Timberline High School
        Timberline girls basketball Camp                Fee:       $55

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                  27
Track and Field & Running Events




hershey Youth                      10K, 5k, and One mile               the black hills triathlon
track and Field meet               runs & Walks                        in lacey Presented by
(9 – 14 yrs)                       How are you doing on your           Olympia Federal Savings
This is a perfect meet for         fitness goals and resolutions?      Are you ready for the challenge?
beginners and everyone             Walking, jogging, and running       On Sunday, June 30, 2013 more
receives a ribbon. If you're       are the most popular means of       than 300 athletes will compete
between 9 and 14 years old and     getting and staying in shape. Our   at the first Black Hills Triathlon
love to run, jump, and throw,      upcoming events are just the        in Lacey. As a sprint distance
join us for this FREE event.       incentive you need to get started   event (800-meter swim,
Age is determined as of Dec.       or maintain a steady pace toward    20k-bike ride and a 5k-run)
31. Please see our website         health! Whether you run or walk,    this competition is ideal for
for complete guidelines, list of   you’ll enjoy the camaraderie        beginning or novice triathletes.
events, and entry form.            and appreciate the safety of our    The quality of this USA Triathlon
When: Fri. June 7                  measured and timed courses.         sanctioned event, however, will
           Registration &                gOOd dOg K9-5K                also appeal to the experienced
           check-in starts                 Sat. Sept. 7                competitor. Mark your calendar,
           at 5:00pm                                                   plan your training, and get ready
                                    RAMPAgE AT THE RAC 5K
Where: Ingersoll Stadium at                                            to Tri in Lacey this June!
                                        Obstacle Run
           Olympia High School           Sat. Oct. 12                  When: Sun. June 30, 2013
Fee:       FREE                                                        Where: Long Lake Park
                                   TuRn bACK THE ClOCK 10K             Fee:        see details, deadlines,
                                        5K, & Family Mile
                                                                       maps, training info, and more at
                                           Sun. Nov. 3
                                                                       www.blackhillstriathlon.com
                                               Where:
                                        All details and info at
                                     www.ontherunevents.com
                                                 Fee:
                                    Early bird pricing begins four
                                    months prior to each event.


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                                                                                    Adult Sports


coed slo-break Open gym basketball
(16 yrs – adult)
If you’re hungering for relaxed hoops and a good
workout, this half-court version is for you! Not for
serious play, just for fun, socializing, and health!
When: Sun. Mar. – July, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Where: Komachin Middle School Gym
Fee:       $6 per person entry fee (tax included)

city league basketball, Volleyball,
& softball (16 yrs – adult)
We offer a variety of sports activities throughout
the year. Please see our website for updated info,
registration forms, rosters, rules, and more!
Sports Info: www.ci.lacey.wa.us


                                 masters Volleyball Open gym
                                  (women 40+ & men 50+)
        If you love to play volleyball, you’ll enjoy the camaraderie and competition of this drop-in
             program for women 40+ and men 50+. Spend your Sunday morning being active
                                          and sharpening your skills!
                                When: Sun. Mar. – July, 9:30am – 12:00pm
                                Where: Komachin Middle School Gym
                                Fee:      $6 per person entry fee (tax included)



   Active People + Frisbees = ultimAtE                                Frisbee spring league
   new: Women's and Men's divisions!
   This is a league for players of all skill levels from beginner to veteran.
   Register individually or with a friend or family member to jump-start your
   summer. The first two weeks of league
   includes instructional drills so that
   everyone learns the basics of
   Ultimate Frisbee. Women's and
   men's teams will then be formed
   with the goal of parity. Then
   we play! Men's and women's
   divisions will take place at
   the same time and location.
   Camaraderie, enjoying
   the lengthening hours
   of sunshine, and spirit
   are emphasized more
   than winning. Take
   advantage of this opportunity to be active with a great group of people!
   When: Sun. April 14 – June 9, 5:30 – 7:30pm
   Where: Rainier Vista Community Park
   Fee:        $27 (tax included) Additional $5 late fee after April 5.
            Sponsored by South Sound Ultimate Players (SSUP) www.happen.net/ultimate



For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                 29
Martial Arts and Fitness



     Kinder-Karate (4 – 6 yrs)
     Join us as Master Na teaches the essentials of Taekwondo.
     Children will improve self-esteem, coordination, and build
     character. This is a great, safe, and positive introductory
     experience to Master Na’s programs.
     When: Mon. / Wed. Apr. 8 – May 1, 3:45 – 4:15pm
     Where: Master Na’s Life Skills School
     Fee:      $35

     beginner taekwondo (7 – 12 yrs)
     Learn the secrets of Taekwondo. Participants will become skilled at the
     basics of this traditional martial art, improve coordination, and build
     self-esteem. Enjoy this great introduction to Master Na’s programs.
     When: Mon. / Wed. Apr. 8 – May 1, 4:15 – 5:00pm
     Where: Master Na’s Life Skills School
     Fee:      $35


traditional taekwondo training                         tai chi, meditation in motion
sessions (8 yrs – adult)                               (18 yrs – adult)
You’ll enjoy developing fitness and confidence         Did you know the Mayo Clinic recommends Tai Chi
through this traditional Korean non-contact            as a way to reduce stress? Originally developed
martial arts training. Led by our most experienced     for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful
instructors: 6th degree Black Belt Masters Cheryl      form of exercise that's now used for stress
Buren and Sharon Kindle. Discipline and self-          reduction and a variety of other health conditions.
control are emphasized. Everyone will enjoy and        Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing
benefit from this excellent opportunity.               movements performed in a slow, focused manner
When: Mon. / Wed.                                      and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai Chi is
           Session I Mar. 4 – Apr. 29                  noncompetitive and self-paced, perfect for all
           5:30 – 6:30pm or 6:30 – 7:30pm              fitness levels. Let your hectic daily life fade away as
           Session II May 1 – June 26                  you build energy and balance through low impact
           6:00 – 7:00pm                               exercise gently led by instructor David Graham.
           (No class May 27)                           When: Tue. Mar. 26 – May 28, 6:00 – 7:15pm
Where: Lacey Community Center                          Where: Komachin Middle School Aux. Gym
Fee:   $52 per session                                 Fee:       $40

                                      self defense for Women & girls (12 yrs – adult)
                                      Discover the power and ability you have within yourself to defend
                                      against intimidating, humiliating, or dangerous situations. You will
                                      develop confidence, and learn how to protect yourself emotionally
                                      and physically. Our instructor, Cindy G., will lead discussions on
                                      self-protection and teach physical self-defense skills which will
                                      empower you with self-awareness and protection for your mind,
                                      body, and spirit. Regardless of age, size, or physical limitations,
                                      you can learn how to prevent or escape dangerous situations!
                                      • Self- Confidence • How to say “NO” effectively
                                      • Self-Awareness       • Physical self-defense moves
                                      • How to set and defend your boundaries
                                      When: Sat. Apr. 13 or May 11, 12:00 – 3:00pm
                                      Where: Infused Fitness & Dance Studio in Lacey
                                      Fee:      $32 per session
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                                                         Martial Arts and Fitness


Zumba Party! (16 yrs – adult)
Invest in your health and spirit! Every year
more than 12 million people of all shapes
and sizes take Zumba classes! Why?
Maybe because it’s the most joyful and
contagious calorie-burning fun you can
have in an exercise class. Or maybe it’s
because the Latin inspired dance steps
are so easy to follow, exhilarating, and
contagious. Either way, you’re certain to
enjoy and benefit from joining the party.
Make the decision to sign up today and
don’t wait any longer to try Zumba!
When: Apr. 8 – June 5, 7:05 – 8:05pm
Where: Lacey Community Center
Fee:       $40 for Mon. only or Wed. only
          Special Value!
          Only $60 for both Mon. & Wed.




 core strength for Fitness
 (18 yrs – adult)                              intro to Functional Fitness
 The biggest benefit of core training
                                               (16 yrs – adult)
                                               Challenge yourself in this series of classes hosted
 is to develop functional fitness: the
                                               by Teamhouse Gym emphasizing the use of
 type of fitness that is essential to daily
                                               compound barbell lifts and intense circuit training
 living and regular activities. A strong
                                               workouts to build stamina, strength, and power.
 core distributes the stresses of weight-
                                               Through Functional Fitness training you will
 bearing, protects the back, improves
                                               efficiently and systematically improve both your
 posture, and prevents injuries. Our
                                               strength and cardiovascular capacity in measurable
 certified instructors, Veronica Vidallon
                                               ways. Led by certified instructor Joe Kirsch, you
 and Claudia Rodriguez will lead
                                               will learn how to safely and correctly perform the
 you through nine weeks of toning
                                               barbell squat, dead lift, overhead press, bench
 exercises for your abdomen, lower
                                               press, and power clean. Conditioning workouts
 back, hips, and glutes. You’ll enjoy
                                               also include the use of kettlebells, medicine balls,
 their enthusiasm and benefit from the
                                               bodyweight exercises, plyometric boxes, and
 workouts regardless of your age or
                                               other implements. People of all ages and training
 fitness level! Please bring your own
                                               backgrounds are encouraged to attend. You’ll
 mat and join us in the supportive
                                               receive recommendations and workouts scaled to
 environment of this group class.
                                               your own individual abilities. At Teamhouse Gym,
 When: Apr. 8 – June 5, 6:00 – 7:00pm
                                               the goal is NOT to break you, but to provide fitness
            Mon. classes with Veronica
                                               education that will help you enjoy a more active and
            Wed. classes with Claudia
                                               healthy lifestyle.
 Where: Lacey Community Center
                                               When: Sat. Apr. 13 – May 4, 11:00am – 12:00pm
 Fee:       $40 for Mon. only or Wed. only
                                               Where: Teamhouse Gym
           Special Value!
                                               Fee:        $55
           Only $60 for both Mon. & Wed.


For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                31
Martial Arts and Fitness




beginning Yoga (18 yrs – adult)                       continuing Yoga (18 yrs – adult)
An introduction to Yoga focusing on asana             This Hatha class teaches techniques to
(poses) and alignment. Students will learn            strengthen and relax the body and mind.
modifications based on their individual needs.        Continuing students will build on basic
The class will help new students begin Yoga           foundations to develop and deepen their practice.
practice. Bring your own mat.                         This class is suitable for strong beginners and
When: Thu. Apr. 4 – May 23, 5:30 – 6:45pm             continuing students. Bring your own mat.
Where: Lacey City Hall                                When: Thu. Apr. 4 – May 23, 7:00 – 8:15pm
Fee:      $68                                         Where: Lacey City Hall
                                                      Fee:      $68



                                         infused Yoga with michele
                                         (18 yrs – adult)
                                         Come join us in learning about the Chakra system, your
                                         energy body and how it can be used to help heal. This
                                         fun and balanced Vinyassa style yoga class infuses
                                         information about each of the seven main energy centers
                                         or (Chakras) and explains which psychological emotions,
                                         organs and glands are governed by that Chakra. You will
                                         learn yoga poses, affirmations, visualizations, and breath
                                         work that will help clear each energy center. Learn to self
                                         assess, diagnose, and heal during this gentle class.
                                         When: Thu. Apr.11 – May 30, 5:30 – 6:30pm
                                         Where: Infused Fitness & Dance Studio in Lacey
                                         Fee:      $64



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                                                  Aquatic Fitness and Programs


  Aquatic Fitness Benefits:
  • Perfect low-impact class for joint injuries or pain
  • Easily customizable for every age and
    fitness level by adjusting range and speed of
    movement
  • Exercising in the water is naturally cooling so
    you can exercise comfortably without sweating
  • A great way to socialize with new people, laugh
    and have fun while burning calories
  • Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress
    reliever boosting “feel-good” endorphins and
    distracting you from daily worries



Aqua Zumba (18 yrs – adult)                               shallow Water Aqua Aerobics
All you need is a dancing spirit. Even if you have        (18 yrs – adult)
two left feet, this class is easy to follow and the       The buoyancy of exercising in water can reduce
water hides the occasional mis-step! The music            your “weight” by as much as 90 percent which
is loud while you splash, twist, shout, and laugh         greatly reduces stress on joints and muscles.
in this invigorating class. An exhilarating cardio-       This body-energizing class targets all the major
conditioning and body-toning workout.                     muscle groups with low-impact comfort. Water
When: Sun. Mar. 24 – May 19, 8:30 – 9:30am                resistance burns calories and tones muscles.
            (No class Mar. 31, May 5)                     No swimming experience required.
Where: Timberline High School Pool                        When: Mon. / Wed. Mar. 18 – May 22
Fee:        $20                                                     6:45 – 7:45pm
                                                          Where: River Ridge High School Pool
When: Tue. Apr. 2 – May 28, 5:45 – 6:45pm
                                                          Fee:      Mon. & Wed. $55
Where: River Ridge High School Pool
                                                                    Mon. or Wed. only $33
Fee:   $24
                                                          When: Tue. / Thu. Mar. 14 – May 21
                                                                 7:15 – 8:15pm
deep Water Aerobics                                       Where: River Ridge High School Pool
(18 yrs – adult)                                          Fee:   Tue. & Thu. $55
Exercising while floating at the surface eliminates
                                                                 Tue. or Thu. only $33
virtually all harmful joint impacts found in
traditional fitness classes. Water also provides
natural resistance training to increase cardio
                                                                         Friday night
conditioning, flexibility, balance, and strengthen
                                                                       Fitness and Fun
muscles. Flotation belt provided. Participants
                                                                       (14 yrs – adult)
need to be comfortable in deep water.
                                                              Put some fitness in your Friday with this
When: Mon. / Wed. Mar. 18 – May 22
                                                            moderate intensity class. Using an intervals
            6:45 – 7:30pm
                                                             format, you will alternate between all out
Where: River Ridge High School Pool
                                                             high-energy movement and less intense
Fee:        Mon. & Wed. $55
                                                                       moderate movement.
            Mon. or Wed. only $33
                                                                When: Fri. Mar. 22 – May 24
When: Tue. / Thu. Mar. 14 – May 21                                        6:00 – 7:00pm
       7:15 – 8:00pm                                            Where: Timberline High School Pool
Where: River Ridge High School Pool                             Fee:      $28
Fee:   Tue. & Thu. $55
       Tue. or Thu. only $33



For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                33
Aquatic Fitness and Programs




Fitness/lap swim (18 yrs – adult)                      Adult lap swim (18 yrs – adult)
Hop in and swim! Bring your own workout and            Join in for an enjoyable, quiet, and relaxed swim.
join fellow swimmers at your own pace.                 When: Sat. Feb. 23 – May 25
When: Mon. / Wed. Mar. 18 – May 22                                12:00 – 1:00pm (Closed Mar. 30)
           7:30 – 8:30pm                               Where: River Ridge High School Pool
Where: Timberline High School Pool                     Fee:       $2 per person (tax included)
Fee:       Mon. & Wed. $55
           Mon. or Wed. only $33


                           Adult swim lessons (17 yrs – adult)
               Beginner to advanced skills tailored to meet the students individual needs
             including comfort in the water, basics of swimming and stroke improvement.
                                  When: Tue. / Thu. 7:25 – 8:05pm
                                             Session I Apr. 9 – May 2
                                             Session II May 7 – May 30
                                  Where: Timberline High School Pool
                                  Fee:       $47 per session




     Boot Camp H2O (18 yrs – adult)
     Kick it up a notch! Challenge yourself in this higher intensity
     class that incorporates sit-ups, lap swimming, and weights.
     Bring water bottle, goggles, and a yoga mat or towel.
     When: Mon. / Wed., Mar. 18 – May 22, 5:45 – 6:45pm
     Where: River Ridge High School Pool
     Fee:      Mon. & Wed. $55; Mon. or Wed. only $33



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                                                    Aquatic Fitness and Programs


Open swim (all ages)
Drop-in fun! Parents must be in arm’s reach of              discover scuba diving Experience
children who are non-swimmers, under 6 years                (10 yrs – adult)
old, need a lifejacket/other supportive flotation           A Discover Scuba Diving Experience is a
devices, or are less than 4 feet tall.                      great way to find out what scuba diving is
When: Sat. Feb. 23 – May 25                                 really like, but in the warmth and comfort of
          1:00 – 3:00pm (Closed Mar. 30)                    a swimming pool. The instructor will spend
Fee:      $4 per person                                     time with you to explain the basic principles
          $2 for seniors (55 yrs and up)                    of scuba diving and give you an overview of
          free for 3 yrs and under (tax included)           your scuba gear, which is supplied by the
Where: River Ridge High School Pool                         Underwater Sports store in Olympia. Then, you
                                                            can swim underwater around the pool under
spring break Open swim (all ages)                           supervision. No certifications are issued for
A fun and active spring break activity. Parents             this introductory class. Parents need to stay at
must be in arm’s reach of children who are non-             the pool for participants that are 15 years and
swimmers, under 6 years old, need a lifejacket/             under. Participants ages 10 - 11 years old need
other supportive flotation devices, or are less             to arrive a half hour early to watch a video.
than 4 feet tall.                                           When: Session I Sat. Mar. 30, 1:00 – 4:00pm
When: Mon. – Fri. Apr. 1 – 5, 1:00 – 3:00pm                             Session II Sat. May 18, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Fee:      $4 per person                                     Where: North Thurston High School Pool
          $2 for seniors (55 yrs and up)                    Fee:        $60 per session
          free for 3 yrs and under (tax included)
Where: River Ridge High School Pool




     lifeguard training (15 yrs – adult)
     Upon successful completion of all skills and written tests, participants will receive an American
     Red Cross certification in CPR/AED for Lifeguards, Lifeguard Training, and First-Aid. Participants
     must be 15 years old by the last day of class. The pre-requisite skill test includes a 300 yard
     swim, treading water for 2 minutes without using arms, and a timed swim with a 10 pound
     diving brick (call for full details). Refund policy: full refund for cancellations 48 hours prior to the
     start of class, no credits or refunds if the participant does not successfully complete the class.
     When: Mon. – Thur. Apr. 1 – 4
                 8:00am – 4:00pm on Mon. / Wed.            |     10:00am – 5:00pm on Tues. / Thur.
     Where: Timberline High School Pool                          Fee: $225

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                                          35
Swim Lessons


sWim lEssOn rEgistrAtiOn FAQ's                           as a Penguin for first session and an Otter for
Please be sure you are registering for the correct       second, but Penguin skills are not successfully
level. Transfers between classes will be made            mastered, there likely will not be space to repeat
only if space is available. Our lessons fill quickly!    that class during second session. Our instructors
What level should I sign my child up for?                are always able to work with swimmers with
We strongly recommend you have your                      advanced skills, so even if they retake a level
child tested to determine the proper level               they have passed, they will continue to learn and
(recommended for Otter level and higher; lower-          increase skills.
skilled lessons are usually based on the child’s         Will my child’s registration be changed if
age). Free testing is done at any Open Swim.             they pass or don’t pass a class? No. The only
(See page 35).                                           time your child’s swim lesson registration will be
I want to sign my child up for multiple                  changed is if you call the Lacey Parks office and
sessions. How do I determine what to register            request that we do so.
them for when I don’t know if they will pass             What if a class is full? This happens often but
until the end of the first session? This can be          don’t be discouraged, we often add classes. If
a difficult decision. If you sign your child up for      you are registering online you can add yourself to
the wrong class, transfers can only be made on           the waitlist or call our office.
a space-available basis. We recommend you
register your child for both sessions of the same
level (example: Penguin for first and second
sessions). Since lower level lessons always
reach enrollment capacity more rapidly than
upper levels, if you have registered your child


                                 swim lesson level descriptions

 Sea Horse (12 mos – 4 yrs)            Seal – level III                   barracuda – level VI
    Child must be accompa-                Prerequisite: To enroll,            Prerequisite: Must have
    nied in the water by at least         must have passed Otter              passed Marlin and be
    one parent/guardian.                  skills, and be able to do           able to swim 25 yards of
 Sea Puffer (3 ½ – 5 yrs)                 front crawl (10 yards) with         butterfly, breaststroke,
    Introduces basic                      side breathing, and back            elementary backstroke,
    beginning skills and water            crawl (10 yards).                   sidestroke, and 50 yards
    adjustment.                        dolphin – level IV                     of front/back crawl. This
                                           Prerequisite: Must have            level is designed for
 Penguin – level I                                                            advanced swimmers with
    (4 ½ yrs and older)                    passed Seal skills, and
                                           be able to swim front              an emphasis on improving
    For children with few or no                                               stroke technique and
    swimming skills.                       crawl (15 yards) with good
                                           rhythmic breathing, and            endurance.
 Otter – level II                          back crawl (15 yards).         Teens (12 – 17 yrs)
     Prerequisite: Must have                                                 Any teenager who
     passed Penguin skills             Marlin – level V
                                          Prerequisite: Must have            has little or no swim
     and be able to perform                                                  experience and would
     front and back crawl (5              passed Dolphin and be
                                          able to perform a standing         feel more comfortable
     yards), without struggle or                                             with participants closer
     support. If you are new to           dive, tread water, and swim
                                          25 yards of front crawl with       to their own age.
     our swim program, Please
     have your child tested at            correct breathing, back
     Open Swim (See page 35)              crawl, and breaststroke.             adult Swim lessons
     before enrolling.                                                            See Page 34
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                                                                  Swim Lessons


  mOn./WEd. EVEning lEssOns               tuE./thur. EVEning lEssOns
  When: Mon. / Wed. for 4 weeks           When: Tue. / Thu. for 4 weeks
  Where: Timberline High School Pool      Where: Timberline High School Pool
  Fee:   $47 per session                  Fee:   $47 per session
         Session I Apr. 8 – May 1                Session I Apr. 9 – May 2
         Session II May 6 – June 3               Session II May 7 – May 30
         (No class May 27)


4:55 – 5:25pm Sea Puffer                  6:05 – 6:35pm Otter
4:55 – 5:25pm Penguin                     6:40 – 7:20pm Seal
4:55 – 5:25pm Otter                       6:40 – 7:20pm Dolphin
5:30 – 6:00pm Sea Horse                   6:40 – 7:20pm Marlin (Session I only)
5:30 – 6:00pm Penguin                     6:40 – 7:20pm Barracuda (Session II only)
5:30 – 6:00pm Otter                       7:25 – 8:05pm Teen (Tue. / Thu. only)
6:05 – 6:35pm Sea Puffer                  7:25 – 8:05pm Adult (Tue. / Thu. only)
6:05 – 6:35pm Penguin




                             sundAY AFtErnOOn lEssOns
  When: Sun. for 6 weeks                   Where: Timberline High School Pool
        Apr. 14 – May 19                   Fee:   $47 per session


9:45 – 10:25am Sea Horse                  12:00 – 12:40pm Sea Puffer
9:45 – 10:25am Sea Puffer                 12:00 – 12:40pm Penguin
9:45 – 10:25am Penguin                    12:00 – 12:40pm Otter
9:45 – 10:25am Otter                      12:45 – 1:25pm Otter
10:30 – 11:10am Sea Puffer                12:45 – 1:40pm Seal
10:30 – 11:10am Penguin                   12:45 – 1:40pm Dolphin
10:30 – 11:10am Otter                     12:45 – 1:40pm Marlin
11:15 – 11:55am Sea Puffer                1:50 – 2:30pm Penguin
11:15 – 11:55am Penguin                   1:50 – 2:45pm Seal
11:15 – 11:55am Otter                     1:50 – 2:45pm Dolphin
                                          1:50 – 2:45pm Barracuda

For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                37
Class Locations and Policies

Black Hills Gymnastics                                           Mt. View Elementary
         – 7961 29th Ave NE, 98516                                        – 1900 College St SE, 98501
Chambers Prairie Elementary                                      North Thurston High School
       – 6501 Virginia St SE, 98513                                        – 600 Sleater-Kinney Rd NE, 98506
Chinook Middle School                                            (pool located behind school on 6th Ave NE)
        – 4301 6th Avenue NE, 98516                              Rainier Vista Comm. Park
Huntamer Park                                                             – 5475 45th Ave SE, 98501
       – 618 Woodland Square Lp SE, 98503                        RAC - Regional Athletic Complex
Infused Fitness and Dance                                                – 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, 98503
         – 5840 Pacific Avenue SE, 98503                         River Ridge Covenant Church
Ingersoll Stadium                                                         – 7945 Steilacoom Rd SE, 98503
         – 1302 North St SE, 98501                               River Ridge High School
Jacob Smith House                                                         – 350 River Ridge Dr SE, 98513
       – 4500 Intelco Lp SE, 98503                               TCTV Studio
Komachin Middle School                                                   – 440 Yauger Way Suite C, 98502
       – 3650 College St SE, 98503                               TeamHouse Gym
Lacey City Hall                                                          – 4706 Pacific Ave SE, 98503
        – 420 College St SE, 98503                               The Olympia Center
Lacey Community Center                                                   – 222 N Columbia, Olympia, 98501
        – 6729 Pacific Ave SE, 98503                             Timberline High School
Lacey Maintenance Center                                                  – 6120 Mullen Rd SE, 98503
       – 1200 College St SE, 98503                               Woodland Creek Community
Master Na’s Black Belt Academy                                   Park White House
        – 8910 Martin Way E, 98513                                       – 6749 Pacific Ave SE, 98503
            If the location of your class is not listed here, please contact us for further information.

Refunds & Cancellations                                          Weather Cancellations
Unless otherwise noted, refunds, less costs incurred, will be    When North Thurston Public Schools classes are cancelled
given if notified:                                               due to weather, Lacey Parks and Recreation programs will
48 business hours prior to 1st class = 100%                      also be cancelled.
Less than 48 business hours prior to 1st class or
After the 1st class = 75%                                        Specialized Recreation
After the 2nd class = 50%                                        Programs
After the 3rd class = 0                                          Lacey Parks and Recreation provides special services
No refunds for classes meeting three times or less. No           programs to area residents in cooperation with Thurston
refunds for sports leagues or tournaments. Refunds will be       County Parks and Recreation. These programs strive to meet
issued by check if the original method of payment was by         the needs of the developmentally and physically challenged.
cash or check. If the original payment was made by credit        For more information, please contact Thurston County Parks
card, a refund will be processed to the credit card account      and Recreation 360-786- 5595. For the hearing impaired, the
used for the original payment. Refund checks are issued to       TDD number is 360-754-2933.
the person listed as the primary guardian of the household
account. Refunds for children linked to more than one
household account will be issued to the primary guardian of      ADA Accommodations
the household account in which the class registration was        The City of Lacey provides reasonable
originally processed.                                            accommodations to the public with disabilities.
                                                                 We invite you to contact the Parks and Recreation
Disclaimer                                                       Department two (2) weeks in advance of the date a program
Unless otherwise specifically noted, the programs listed in      begins or forty-eight (48) hours before Parks and Recreation
this brochure are NOT school sponsored activities. The North     meetings to discuss any special accommodations which
Thurston Public Schools has neither reviewed nor approved        are necessary. Individuals with disabilities may register for
the sponsoring organization or its programs, personnel,          any program offered by the Lacey Parks and Recreation
and activities announced in this catalog. The sponsoring         Department provided program requirements can be met
organization and participants agree to protect, indemnify,       and the safety of other program participants is not affected.
and hold harmless the District, its board of directors,          Accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
employees, and agents, from any and all claims, liabilities,
damages, expenses or rights of action, directly or indirectly    Gender Equity Policy
attributed to the organization, or its programs, personnel,      The City of Lacey does not discriminate against any person on
and activities. Permission to distribute this brochure through   the basis of sex in the operation, conduct, or administration of
the schools should not be considered an endorsement or           community athletic programs or sports facilities. Any citizen
recommendation of these programs by North Thurston Public        who feels she or he has been the victim of discriminatory
Schools.                                                         treatment in violation of this policy should report this concern
                                                                 to the Parks and Recreation Director, the Regional Athletic
                                                                 Complex Facility Manager, or the Recreation Supervisor of
                                                                 Physical Activities, for appropriate investigation.

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                                                                        How to Register


browse through our programs, either
with this catalog or online at                              GET CONNECTED
www.ci.lacey.wa.us                       Registration opens
                                 Wednesday, March 6, 6:00am!




  1
             ONLINE
             Register and pay online (with Visa or MasterCard).
             Go to www.ci.lacey.wa.us, click on Recreation Programs
             and click the link, Online Registration!
             Call us before March 6 to receive your User ID
             and Password, to set up a new account, or to
             make sure your account information is current.


  Please note that a few programs are
  not available for online registration.
  These are noted with this symbol:




  2                                                         3
                BY PHONE                                              WALK-IN
                We will be available for Phone-In                     If you prefer an in-person
                registration (with a Visa or                          experience, visit us at
                MasterCard) on Wednesday,                             Lacey City Hall! We will
                March 6, 6:00am – 5:00pm. We                          be happy to assist you
                suggest on-line registration as the                   from 6:00am – 5:00pm on
  speediest registration tool, but we’re happy to           Wednesday, March 6. After March 6,
  assist you by phone as well! Thank you in advance         you can visit us during regular office
  for your patience. We apologize that even though          hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00am –
  all of our phones lines will be open and staffed,         5:00pm. We can take cash, check,
  you still may experience a wait as we assist each         Visa, or MasterCard at our office.
  customer in the order the call is received. After
  March 6, please call us during regular business
  hours, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

                                                                 March
 IMPORTANT RECOMMENDATIONS
 Call before March 6 if you need to set up a User ID and
                                                                  1    2                 1
 Password for online registration.                                                           2
                                                                  3   4    5
                                                                           6 7 8 9
 If the program you wanted is already full, ask to be put
 on our waitlist.                                                10 11 12 13 14 15
                                                                                   16
 We recommend you sign up for programs as far in                17 18 19 20 21 22
                                                                                   23
 advance as possible to insure your spot and to prevent
                                                                24 25 26 27 28 29
 program cancellations.                                                            30
 After a class has already started, please contact our          31
 office for registration info.


For more info, please call 360.491.0857 or www.ci.lacey.wa.us/recguide                               39
              City of Lacey
              420 College St SE
              Lacey, WA 98503




FrEE                                                             lacey spring Fun Fair
lacey spring Fun Fair                                            grAnd PArAdE
Saturday, May 18, 10:00am – 6:00pm                               Saturday, May 18, 6:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 11:00am – 5:00pm                                 Don’t miss this exciting addition to
Saint Martin’s University | Free Parking & Admission             Fun Fair! The parade route starts
Join us for two days of FREE FUN for everyone! Activities        at Huntamer Park and runs down
include kid’s rides, games, and live stage entertainment as      College then down Pacific Ave in
well as arts & crafts and food vendors. Also enjoy the on-site   front of Saint Martin’s University
parade at noon on Saturday and the Car Show all day Sunday!      bringing floats, bands, horses, and
Visit www.laceyspringfunfair.com for more details.               more through the streets of Lacey!




                                                                            Join Us!
                                                                   Saturday, May 18
                                             lacey Spring Fun Fair and Grand Parade

				
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