December, 2009 Volume 1, Issue 2 W i n t e r P r o g r a m s a n d S e r v i c e s Town of Paradise- Happy Holiday’s Proposed Arena • More residents will This will meet many of stay in Paradise for win- from all the its proposed outcomes The Town of Paradise measures including: ter recreational activities (economic advantages Staff and wants to build a sense of • Greater percentage can be a tremendous community with recrea- of youth involved in win- asset to local busi- Council of the tion facility development ter related activities such nesses etc…) and programming. Its as hockey, skating, fig- • Will be an increase Town of Paradise. priority for recreation ure skating etc… in visitors and user facilities is to finalize • Increase in partici- groups to the town to plans and work towards pation levels of adults of access the new facility the completion of a new all ages in recreational arena for the Town of skating, recreational • Increase in employ- Paradise located in the ment opportunities and hockey, and other winter area of the town’s com- in the development of related activities munity complex. the town’s volunteer base as a result of hav- ing this new facility. Ability to host concert events. Please visit our website Inside this issue: at www.townofparadise.ca to sign our petition. If Children programs 2 you have any more questions please feel free to call 782-3570. Fitness Programs 2 Snow Clearing Reg. 3 Special Events Winter 2010 Important dates com- 2. Snow & Ice in Paradise: RPYCC Fitness Centre 3 ing up for Winter 2010. February 12-21 Paradise Directory 3 3. Volunteer Week: 1. Seniors Anniversary April 19-25 Rental information 4 Diner:January 23 4. Municipal Awards: Winter Carnival School 4 Contest April 23 Page 2 After School Program/Story Time Program/Parent & Tot Program After School Program Story time Program Parent/Tot Program: These programs are de- This program is designed Parents/guardians are re- signed to improve skills, to for children who are pre- quired to participate with provide enjoyment, to be school age. This program their children. Come out with friends, to be a part of starts January 11/2010 and and join up to this free a team in a safe social en- will be Mondays & program as we expand on vironment. The after Wednesdays from 9:00- our pre-school program- school program will start 9:45am. All parents are to ming. The program runs on January 11/2010 and will accompany their children. Monday & Wednesday, run Monday-Friday from There will be approxi- from January 11-April 14, RPYCC Renovations 3:30-5:30pm. There will mately 20 minutes of story 2010 from 10:00am- be free play gym days and time and then 30 minutes 11:00am. No need to reg- Please note: As of January 1st, two days for social activi- of social time which can be ister, just drop by the ties like arts & crafts, Wii coloring or arts & crafts. RPYCC. This program is 2010 the RPYCC (Community entertainment system & Please call 782-6290 for for ages up to 5 years. For Centre) will be under renova- board games. Call 782- more information. more info call 782-6290. tions to complete the up stairs 6290 for more information. multipurpose room. The Town of Paradise apologies for any Zumba/Yoga inconveniences this may cause. Zumba Class- Zumba is Lunch Time Yoga- Yoga Flow-This course an exercise program which Recharge your batteries offers flexibility and core Enjoy the incorporates Latin dance through 40 min of gentle strength essential for eve- steps in a fun oriented at- stretching with Yoga. This ryday life situations and all journey, enjoy mosphere. The class will is a 10 week program, recreational sports. This is every moment, be every Tuesday & starting January a 10 week program starting and quit Thursday from 7:00pm- 13/2010.Every Wednes- January 10/10. Every Sun- 8:00pm. It starts January day, 12:30pm @RPYCC. day, 7:15-8:15 pm @ the worrying 12/2010 at the RPYCC. 10 weeks @ $40.00 RPYCC. 10 weeks @ $40 about winning Cost: 12 weeks @ $100 Cost for all programs and losing. -10 session pass for $40 -20 session pass for $75 -Matt Biondi Circuit Training/Table Tennis/Walking Program Please Note: Circuit Training-is a Table Tennis-Table Ten- The Paradise Pacers combination of high- nis was featured in the first Walking \ Running Club- All programs may be dis- intensity aerobics and re- Winter Games, held in is for all those interested in rupted for a 2 week period sistance training designed Québec City in 1967. walking and \ or running in during the Paradise Winter to be easy to follow and Since then, table tennis has the town. We are open to Carnival from February 13-21, target fat loss, muscle grown featuring opportuni- all ages and abilities. Join building and heart-lung ties for able-bodied ath- us at the RPYCC every 2010. Sorry for the fitness. An exercise letes, athletes with a dis- Tuesday 6:00 pm and Sun- inconvenience. "circuit" is one completion ability, and special Olym- days 8:45 am as we run, of all prescribed exercises pic athletes. If you are in- walk, or any combination in the program. This pro- terested in joining the table of both around the Neils gram will be starting on tennis club please call and Octagon Pond Trails. January 12, 2010, every Merv @782-3395. You Please call 782-6290 for Tuesday & Thursday at can check it out at the further information. 6-7pm @ the RPYCC. RPYCC on Monday’s from 6:00pm-9:30pm. Page 3 Community Groups Volume 1, Issue 2 Snow Clearing Ban During the period from the first day of December in each year fee in an amount to be set by a Motion of Council. All pay- to and including the thirty –first day of March in any succeed- ments must be in the form of cash or certified cheque. Nei- ing year, both days inclusive, no persons shall park an unat- ther Council nor its authorized agent shall accept responsibil- tended vehicle or leave any portion thereof protruding upon ity for damage caused to any vehicle under these Regulations. any highway reservation within the Town: (b) The Council may dispose of any vehicle impounded Between the hours of 1:00 A.M. and 8:00 A.M. under Regulation 3 by Public Sale, if the vehicle is not claimed by its owner within thirty (30) days from the date of At any time during a snowfall and for twelve hours thereafter. impounding. Any person in contradiction of (a) or (b) above will During the period from the first day of December in each year be issued a $50 ticket. to and including the thirty-first day of March in any succeed- ing year both days inclusive, no person shall shovel, plow, Any unattended vehicle on any highway within the Town in blow or cause to be shoveled, plowed or blown any residue contravention of these Regulations may be removed and im- snow from a driveway or parking lot unto any highway within pounded by the Council and the cost of such removal and im- the Municipal boundaries of the Town of Paradise. pounding shall be recovered from the owner as a civic debt. First Offence $100.00 (a) Any person who has a vehicle impounded under the Second Offence $250.00 provision of Regulation 3 shall be liable for an impounding Additional Offences $500.00 Paradise Fitness Centre If you are looking to join a gym that has a friendly atmosphere with all the equipment needed for your everyday workout , why not stop by the RPYCC on 68 McNamara Dr. and sign yourself up for one of our memberships. Here is a list of some of the equipment that is available; treadmills, step machines, elliptical machines, rowing machine, exercise bike, free weights, exercise mats, balls, tension ropes, fitness weight stations plus flat screen TV. Also we have female & male change rooms with lockers and a single shower in each. We suggest you bring your own lock for the lockers. Please check out our website for all other info at www.townofparadise.ca. Here are some of our prices: Adult Senior (50+) Student (18+) Youth Gold Membership (Mon-Fri, 8am-11pm) (Sat & Sun, 10am-9pm) 1 Month $42 $33 $30 $23 3 Month $110 $80 $75 $56 6 Month $200 $135 $130 $98 1 Year $325 $240 $240 $180 Bronze Membership (Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm) (Sat & Sun, 10am-9pm) 1 Month $30 $25 $30 $23 3 Month $80 $60 $75 $56 6 Month $150 $100 $130 $98 1 Year $250 $180 $240 $180 Weekday Membership (Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm) (Sat & Sun, 10am-9pm) 1 Month $23 $20 $15 $11 Drop in fee per visit $5 $4 $4 $3 Town of Paradise Community Groups & School Numbers Community Churches Community Groups Pathway Community Churchemail@example.com. Tsuroka Karate– 834-7898 Sprucehills Community Church-782-8889 or www.sprucehills.ca Shotokan Karate-782-1754 Holy Family Church-781-1696 Soccer (PYSA)-782-7972 or www.pysa.ca Holy Innocents Church-782-3071 Women’s Soccer-368-7154 Topsail United Church-834-4567 Men’s Soccer-781-0382 ACW-782-3067 Schools Catering to Paradise CWL-895-3307 Holy Family School-781-1440 Holy Innocents Men’s Service Club-782-1666 Paradise Elementary-782-3000 Villanova Jr. High-834-3916 If you are looking for a place to We are on the web: rent out for a wedding, party, www.townofparadise.ca birthday party, social event please don’t hesitate to call the Rotary Paradise Youth & Com- Our Name say’s it all! munity Centre staff at 782- 6290. Rotary Paradise Paradise C.L.B Our friendly staff will help you Youth & Company out with information on the Community RPYCC, Dianne Whalen Soccer Centre M e et s 7: 0 0pm ev e ry Wed nesd ay at Ho ly Inno- Complex, Milton Rd. ballfield & 68 McNamara Dr. c e n t s C h u r ch H al l , 2 97 hut plus so much more. Our Paradise, NL P a r ad is e R o a d Ages 5 & up prices are affordable and the A1L 0A6 rooms are perfect for what- Phone: 782-6290 For further information contact Rodney Mercer 782-5613 ever you need. We hope to talk to you soon. Town Hall Town of Paradise– Winter Carnival 28 McNamara Dr Winter Carnival The Winter Carnival Com- The winning picture will be Paradise, NL mittee would like to invite featured on the front cover Brochure Cover grade 5 & 6 students from of the 2010 Winter Carni- A1L 0A6 Paradise to take part in our val Brochure. Phone: 782-1400 Contest Design the Winter Carnival Brochure Cover Contest. There will be prizes of: Fax: 782-3601 We are looking for a pic- $50.00 for 1st prize Nobody motivates today's ture of a Olympic Games/ $30.00 for 2nd prize workers. If it doesn't come Winter scene to go on the from within, it doesn't front cover of the Winter $20.00 for 3rd prize come. Fun helps remove the Carnival Brochure. barriers that allow people to motivate themselves. Contest Rules -Herman Cain Please pass your design 1. The picture must be of a into your homeroom Olympic Games/ Winter teacher by Wednesday, scene. December 16th. We will Senior’s 50+ Walking Times pick them up from your Senior's are invited to walk the gym during 2. It must say Snow & Ice school on Thursday, De- the Fall and Winter months at the RPYCC. in Paradise. There will be two time slots available, Mon- cember17th. day’s from 1:30pm-2:30pm and Friday from We have included a picture 9:00am-10:00am. Please call 782-6290 for of last years winning cover more info. as an example. Good Luck. Thank you for Adult Walking Times participating in our contest. Adults (18+)are invited to walk the gym during the Fall and Winter months at the RPYCC. There will be two time slots avail- able, Wednesday’s from 1:00pm-2:00pm and Friday’s from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Please call 782-6290 for more info.