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					Richmond Recreation Department




                                  Summer 2009
                                   Activities Guide
                                 City of Richmond Resident
                                     Registration Begins
                                      Monday, May 18


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            Recreation Department Information
          Registration Details                                             Table of Contents
    City of Richmond Resident Registration Begins               Recreation Department Information    2-3
               Monday, May 18, 2009
                 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.                          Pool Information & Schedule          4-5

           Non-Resident Registration Begins                     Swim Lesson Information & Schedule   6-7
 (Casco, Columbus, Lenox, Richmond Twp and others)
              Tuesday, May 19, 2009                             Camp Richmond                        8-9
                8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                                                Adult Programs                       10
              Programs begin the week of
                Monday, June 15, 2009                           Family Programs                      11

   For further program information call (586) 727-3064          Children/Youth Programs              12-13
         Registration form is located on Page 23                Children/Youth Sports Programs       14-15

                                                                Special Needs Programs               16

        Community Contacts                                      Senior Programs                      17-19

                                                                Trip Programs                        20
Richmond AYSO Soccer                         586-727-0160       MRPA Amusement Discount Tickets      21
aysorc448@yahoo.com
                                                                Registration Information             22
Richmond Girls Fast Pitch Association        810-334-2091
www.rgfa.info                                                   Registration Form                    23
Richmond Area Good Old Days Festival 586-727-1320
www.richmondgoodolddaysfestival.org
Richmond Little League                       586-855-7973
www.eteamz.com/richmondlittleleague
Richmond Chamber of Commerce                 586-727-3266
www.robn.org

Richmond Thumb Area Football                 586-727-7173
www.thumbareafootball.com

Richmond Community Pool                      586-727-8888
www.cityofrichmond.net
Richmond Community Center                    586-727-3064
www.cityofrichmond.net
Richmond Community Schools                   586-727-3565
www.richmond.misd.net

                                    Richmond Community Center 727-3064
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              Recreation Department Information
 Facility and Park Information                                                  Contact Information
Richmond Community Center                                            City of Richmond Recreation Department &
The Community Center is a 3,000 sq. ft. building that                Richmond Community Center
includes a kitchen and a large community room that can               36164 Festival Drive
divide into two meeting rooms. The community center                  P.O. Box 457
offers the senior population numerous activities and                 Richmond, MI 48062
programs. When the center is not being utilized by senior            Office: 586-727-3064
programming, youth and adult classes are available to the            Fax: 586-727-3512
community.
                                                                     Recreation Director                   Stacie VanKirk
Richmond Community Pool                                              Recreation Assistant                  Julianne Kammer
The Community Pool opens on Memorial Day and hosts a                 Senior Activities Programmer          Margo VanHove
variety of activities including swim lessons, open swim, lap
swim, water aerobics, and special age orientated events.             Richmond Community Pool
Open swim hours vary due to class times. For daily open              69310 Beebe St,
swim information call the pool directly at 586-727-8888.             P.O. Box 457
                                                                     Richmond, MI 48062
                                                                     Office: 586-727-8888
Richmond City Parks
   Beebe Street Memorial Park 69310 Beebe Street.                    Pool Director                         Joselyn Manska
Located just off 32 Mile Road, this park offers 28.5 acres of
developed recreational facilities including: Outdoor
Community Pool, Little League Baseball Diamonds, 3
basketball courts, skate park, children s playground, 2 sand
volleyball courts, picnic facilities including a gazebo and
picnic pavilion, which may be rented for private use.

   Bailey Park Located across the street from Beebe
Street Park, this park offers a baseball diamond, soccer area,
tennis courts and the Richmond Historical Society buildings.

   Gierk Street Park located in the south central area of                            Recreation Board
the City. This park is a one acre fenced in facility, which
includes a community built playground dedicated to
Nicholas Callahan, picnic tables and the Brian VanMeter                       2009 Recreation Board Members
Memorial Bird sanctuary.                                                                       Lola Gordon
                                                                                              Jaime Greene
                                                                                                Susan Kiel
Park Permits                                                                                Deanna Lashbrook
Permits are required for pavilion and gazebo rentals or prior                               Melissa Majchrzak
to the commencement of any special event or activity.                                          Gail Valente
Permits can be obtained from the Recreation office once the                                   Lynore Warn
appropriate fees are paid.                                                           Tim Rix, Mayor Council Liaison

                                                                     The Recreation Board meets on the 4th Tuesday of each
                                                                     month at Richmond City Hall, 68225 Main Street, at 7:15
                                                                     p.m. The public is welcome to attend.


                         Check out the Discount Amusement Park Tickets on page 21
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                                 Community Pool
                              Richmond Community Swimming Pool
                                  Beebe Street Memorial Park
                                        (586) 727-8888
              Pool opens Memorial Day, May 25th - Closes Labor Day, September 7th


                     FEES                                              POOL SCHEDULES
Daily Fees:                                                            Modified Pool Schedule:
        $2.50 per person                                                May 25 - June 21 & Sept 7

Lap Swim and Senior Swim Fees:                                Open Swim Hours:
        $1.00 per person                                            Mon - Fri (5/26-6/12)         4 - 8 p.m.
                                                                    Mon - Fri (6/15-6/19)         12-8 p.m.
SWIMMING POOL PASSES                                                Saturday/Sunday               12 - 7 p.m.
Save money and buy a pass this summer. Unlimited                    Holidays                      12 - 7 p.m.
access to the pool during open swim hours.
Individual pass can only be used by the individual                      Regular Pool Schedule:
pass purchaser. Only immediate family members that                        June 22 - September 6
reside in the same home are eligible for a family pass.
Only 2 adults allowed on each pass and children must          Open Swim Hours:
be under 18 years of age. Day care providers are not                Monday thru Thursday          1 - 5 p.m.
eligible for family passes.                                         Tuesday & Thursday            6 - 9 p.m.
                                                                    Friday                        12 - 8 p.m.
Individual Passes:                                                  Saturday and Sunday           12 - 7 p.m.
        Resident                         $35
        Non-Resident                     $45                  Lap Swim Hours:
                                                                    Mon & Wed                     7 - 9 a.m.
Family Passes:                                                      Tue & Thu                     9 - 10 a.m.
        Resident                         $80
                                                              Family Swim Hours:
        Non-Resident                     $95
                                                                    Mon & Wed                     6 - 9 p.m.
Senior Pass:                                                  Senior Swim:
        Resident/Non-Resident            $30                         Friday                   11 am - Noon


                      ALL CHILDREN 4 YEARS AND UNDER MUST WEAR SWIMMER DIAPERS AND
                       PLASTIC PANTS IN POOL FOR HEALTH PRECAUTIONS. NO EXCEPTIONS.

                        Please note: Daily pool schedule can vary at any time without notice.
                                       Call 586-727-8888 to verify schedule.


                                Richmond Community Pool 586-727-8888
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                                       Community Pool
Adult Aqua Fit Exercise                                                           School s Out Swim Bash!
Here s a chance to get in shape while having fun and staying                    Friday, June 5     4 - 8 p.m.
cool this summer. This is a non-swimming, low impact                 HEY KIDS! Grab your parents and come and celebrate the
workout that improves cardiovascular fitness. Fee: Punch             end of school in a cool way by splashing into the pool. This
card: $36 for 12 pre-paid admissions. Additional punches             great family evening will be filled with fun, water games,
can be purchased for $3/class.                                       music and snacks. Start the summer off right with some
                                                                     prize winning fun! Acceptable floatable items allowed.
* Free Class Wed, Jun 17                                             Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
        M/W      Jun 22 - Aug 5              9 - 9:50 a.m.
                                                                     Pool Rules and Tips
* Free Class Thu, Jun 18                                             ·   All children under 8 years of age and non-swimmers
        T/Th     Jun 23 - Aug 6              6-6:50 p.m.                 must be accompanied by a responsible supervisor, 13
                                                                         years of age and older.
Family Swim Nights                                                   ·   Appropriate swimwear must be worn in the pool. No
Bring the whole family and enjoy the evening at the pool                 cut-offs jeans or colored t-shirts will be allowed.
while gaining valuable family time. For unsinkable fun bring         ·   Swim diapers and rubber pants are required for children
your favorite pool toys and floats. Small plastic swim rings,            not toilet trained. Disposable diapers are not allowed.
beach balls and noodles are all welcome with adult                   ·   During family swim anyone under 16 years must be
supervision. Lifeguards have final say on whether floats are             accompanied by an adult.
acceptable.                                                          ·   All patrons with long hair must have it pulled back.
                                                                     ·   Infants and children may use approved water safety
Mondays & Wednesdays 6 - 9 p.m.           Fee: $2.50/person              devices including water wings, shirt rings, and coast
                                                                         guard approved lifejackets, but only with adult
Lap Swim                                                                 supervision. No other flotation devices are allowed
Enjoy this time to get into shape, or just relax and swim. The           within the pool area during open swim.
pool is closed to the general public.
                                                                       Lifeguards have complete authority to provide for the
Mondays & Wednesdays           7 - 9 a.m.         Fee: $1.00         safety and welfare of all patrons in the pool enclosure and
Tuesdays & Thursdays           9 - 10 a.m.        Fee: $1.00                                  park area.

Senior Only Swim                                                     Pool Pass Rules and Regulations
This is a time set aside especially for Seniors 50 and older         ·   All passes allow unlimited access to the pool during
only. Have fun doing laps, water exercise, or visit with                 open and family swim hours.
friends. The pool is closed to the general public.                   ·   Individual pass can only be used by the individual pass
                                                                         purchaser.
Fridays                    11 a.m. - Noon          Fee: $1.00        ·   Only immediate family that reside in the same home are
                                                                         eligible to purchase a family pass.
                                                                     ·   Only 2 adults are allowed on each pass and children
Senior Relaxation                                                        must be under 18 years of age.
                                                                     ·   Day care providers are not eligible for family passes.
Day at the Pool                                                          Children must purchase their own passes.
Join us for some R&R. Light Brunch will
be served. Enjoy the water by just
floating around or participate in a aqua fit
                                                                     Pool Closing
                                                                     ·   The pool will close in cases of potential severe weather,
class. ADA accessible lift available.
                                                                         severe weather warning, or when the air temperature is
Everyone who registers receives a special gift! Bring your
                                                                         below 68 degrees.
friends and join us at the pool for a really great morning.
                                                                     ·   In case of pool contamination, the pool will remain
Pre-registration required by July 24.
                                                                         closed for at least 8 hours.
                                                                     ·   Emergency closings will remain in effect at the
#5710     Fri     Jul 31    10 a.m.-Noon      Fee: $2.00
                                                                         discretion of the pool director.


                                      Check out the Dive-In Movie on page 11
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                                    Swimming Lessons
                               RESIDENT REGISTRA TION BEGINS: MONDAY, MAY 18
                            @ the Richmond Community Center from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                       Non-Resident begins, Tuesday, May 19
                                         Session 1 - June 22nd to July 18th
                                         Session 2 - July 27th to August 22nd



Parent Child classes require a parent to be in the water with         Level 3 - Stroke Development
their child. Children under 6 years of age will not be                Jump in deep water; rotary breathing; front and back glide
accepted into the Level 1 class without prior approval from           with kicks; front and back crawl, butterfly kick and motion;
the Pool Director.                                                    demonstrate water safety skills.

                                                                      Level 4 - Stroke Improvement
              Parent and Child                                        Enter using a dive; underwater swimming; survival float;
                Level A & B                                           open turns; front and back crawl; breaststroke; butterfly;
                                                                      elementary backstroke, water safety skills.

Parent and Child Aquatics Level A                                     Level 5 - Stroke Refinement
Age:      6m - 2 years                                                Enter using a shallow dive; tuck and pike surface dives; flip
Water adjustment WITH PARENT. Class is designed to                    turns; tread water; refine front and back crawl; breaststroke;
introduce appropriate skills and readiness through water play         butterfly; elementary backstroke; sidestroke; demonstrate
in a friendly and positive atmosphere.                                survival swimming.

Parent and Child Aquatics Level B                                     Level 6 - Skill Proficiency and Endurance
Age: 2-5 years                                                        Continue front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke,
Water adjustment WITH PARENT. Class is designed to                    elementary backstroke, butterfly, turns, diving, water safety
introduce appropriate skills and readiness through water play         skill; learn new lifeguard readiness skills as proficiency and
and instruction in a positive atmosphere.                             endurance are achieved.


                                                                      *NOTE*
                    Levels 1 - 6                                      Cancellation of swimming lessons due to bad weather will be
                                                                      made up during the week following the end of each session as
                                                                      time permits, at the discretion of the pool director. Vacations
                                                                      will not be pro-rated. Changes in levels will be made as
                                                                      needed by the staff at the end of session 1.
Level descriptions include skills your child will learn in that
level and must master to move to the next level.

Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills                                                   Lesson Fees
Enter and exit water safely; submerge mouth , nose and eyes;
blow bubbles; supported front and back float, begin arm and           Level A - Level B
leg action; learn water safety skills.                                  Pass Holder:             $15 resident     $25 non-resident
                                                                        Non-pass Holder:         $20 resident     $30 non-resident
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
Submerge entire head; bobs; front and back float without
support; combine arm and leg action; swim on side                     Level 1 - Level 6
supported; demonstrate water safety skills.                             Pass Holder:             $25 resident     $30 non-resident
                                                                        Non-pass Holder:         $35 resident     $40 non-resident


                                      Richmond Community Pool 586-727-8888
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                       Swimming Lessons Schedule
Level A - Level B Fees:                                          Level 1 - Level 6 Fees:
  Pass Holder:          $15 resident     $25 non-resident          Pass Holder:         $25 resident     $30 non-resident
  Non-pass Holder:      $20 resident     $30 non-resident          Non-pass Holder:     $35 resident     $40 non-resident



        Session 1 - June 22nd to July 18th                              Session 2 - July 27th to August 22nd
Program #      Level          Day               Time             Program #      Level         Day               Time


5111        Level A     Thu            12:00    12:30 p.m.       5211        Level A    Thu            12:00    12:30 p.m.

5112        Level A     Sat            11:00    11:30 a.m.       5212        Level A    Sat            11:00    11:30 a.m.

5121        Level B     Tue            12:00    12:30 p.m.       5221        Level B    Tue            12:00    12:30 p.m.

5122        Level B     Wed            11:00    11:30 a.m.       5222        Level B    Wed            11:00    11:30 a.m.

5123        Level B     Wed            5:00    5:30 p.m.         5223        Level B    Wed            5:00    5:30 p.m.
5131        Level 1     Mon/Wed        12:00    12:50 p.m.       5231        Level 1    Mon/Wed        12:00    12:50 p.m.

5132        Level 1     Tue/Thu        11:00    11:50 a.m.       5232        Level 1    Tue/Thu        11:00    11:50 a.m.

5133        Level 1     Tue/Thu        5:00    5:50 p.m.         5233        Level 1    Tue/Thu        5:00    5:50 p.m.

5141        Level 2     Mon/Wed        10:00    10:50 a.m.       5241        Level 2    Mon/Wed        10:00    10:50 a.m.

5142        Level 2     Mon/Wed        11:00    11:50 a.m.       5242        Level 2    Mon/Wed        11:00    11:50 a.m.

5143        Level 2     Mon/Wed        5:00    5:50 p.m.         5243        Level 2    Mon/Wed        5:00    5:50 p.m.

5144        Level 2     Tue/Thu        12:00    12:50 p.m.       5244        Level 2    Tue/Thu        12:00    12:50 p.m.

5151        Level 3     Mon/Wed        9:00    9:50 a.m.         5251        Level 3    Mon/Wed        9:00    9:50 a.m.

5152        Level 3     Tue/Thu        10:00    10:50 a.m.       5252        Level 3    Tue/Thu        10:00    10:50 a.m.

5161        Level 4     Mon/Wed        12:00    12:50 p.m.       5261        Level 4    Mon/Wed        12:00    12:50 p.m.

5162        Level 4     Tue/Thu        9:00    9:50 a.m.         5262        Level 4    Tue/Thu        9:00    9:50 a.m.

5171        Level 5     Mon/Wed        10:00    10:50 a.m.       5271        Level 5    Mon/Wed        10:00    10:50 a.m.

5181        Level 6     Tue/Thu        11:00    11:50 a.m.       5281        Level 6    Tue/Thu        11:00    11:50 a.m.



                        Check out the Children/Youth Programs on page 12 & 13
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                                    Camp Richmond
             Camp Richmond
           June 15 - August 21
     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
           9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

              Wednesday Field Trips
               9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Give your child an exciting, unique and fun                       Camp Richmond is open to children from
          filled summer at Camp Richmond.                                       6 to 12 years of age.
   The structured environment will help to provide                      Children must be 6 by June 15, 2009
      social skills as well as fun under the sun.                                  No exceptions

Activities include sports, art & crafts, non-competitive            The camp is a fully licensed Day Camp by the
 games, swimming, trips, special events, educational                             State of Michigan.
          opportunities, and classic camp fun.
                                                                  Maximum number of campers is 50 children/day.
    Campers will be supervised by our energetic,
     responsible and caring Camp Counselors.                            Staff members are over the age of 18.
                                                                      The Camp Director is over the age of 21.
   Make this a summer your child will remember!                    All staff are screened to ensure their suitability
Pick the weeks needed or spend the summer with us.                               to work with children.



             Camp Richmond                                             Camp Richmond 1- Day
              Sitter Service                                         Enjoy Camp Richmond on the lighter side
                                                               Same program as Camp Richmond but with even more
                                                                flexibility. Daily activities will include crafts, sports,
                                                                 games and swimming. Come one day or both. This
                                                                 program may be cancelled if severe weather occurs.

                                                                    Available only on Tuesday and/or Thursday
                                                                                9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      Camp staff will offer a before and after camp                  Cost/day: $18 resident/$22 non-resident
     sitter service for families with time constraints.
                                                                  Camp 1-Day participants will receive one t-shirt.
     Pre-registration and payment for sitter service is
    required the Wednesday before the week needed.              Registration for camp 1-Day will begin June 8th.
                                                               Space may or may not be available dependent on camp
           Monday through Friday:                                registration. 1-Day spaces will be limited to allow
     Mornings       7:30 - 9 a.m. $3/morning                   priority to families needing the full and weekly Camp
     Afternoons     3 - 5:30 p.m. $5/evening                                    Richmond Programs.



                                   Richmond Community Center 727-3064
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                                    Camp Richmond
             Pay for the Whole Summer                                           Pay By the Week
  Register for all 10 weeks and receive the best deal!                       Need a little flexibility?
      Fee includes 10 field trips and 2 T-shirts.                       Register just for the weeks desired.

                 Whole Program Fee:                                         Weekly payment deadline:
                   $720 - Resident                                        Friday prior to the week needed.
                 $840 - Non-Resident
                                                                 Fee includes the Wednesday field trip of that week
         Whole Program Payment Option                                and one T-shirt/week (up to 2 shirts/child).
                  3 easy payments!
                1/3 due at registration                                      Weekly Registration Fee:
            1/3 due the first day of camp,                                     $85/week - Resident
  and the remaining 1/3 is due by Friday, July 17th.                        $100/week - Non Resident

       This payment option is only for the families                              Spot Guarantee:
            registering for the whole program.                     Can t pay for all the weeks needed up front?
                                                                       Guarantee a spot by paying a deposit.
   Please Note: If payment is not received by the                         *First week must be paid in full
  assigned dates the campers spot may be forfeited.              then a $10/week non-refundable deposit is required
                                                                             to hold additional weeks


                                                         NOTE:
        Camp shirts must be worn daily for easy identification. Additional shirts available at $6.00 per shirt.
                                 Children must bring a sack lunch/snacks daily.

Program #     Session        Dates (M-F)              Wednesday Field Trip Location            Lunch Information

5300          Whole         Jun 15- Aug 21      Includes All 10 Field Trips                See Below

5301          Week 1        Jun 15 - 19         Detroit Zoo                                Sack Lunch Needed
5302          Week 2        Jun 22 - 26         Gymnastic Center/Goodells Park             Sack Lunch Needed
5303          Week 3        Jun 29 - Jul 3      Troy Family Aquatic Center                 Sack Lunch Needed
5304          Week 4        Jul 6 - 10          Detroit Science Center                     Sack Lunch Needed
5305          Week 5        Jul 13 - 17         Red Oaks Water Park                        Sack Lunch Needed
5306          Week 6        Jul 20 - 24         Warren Indoor Water Park                   Sack Lunch Needed
5307          Week 7        Jul 27 - 31         CJ Barrymore s                             Lunch is provided
5308          Week 8        Aug 3 - 7           Bounce House/MJR Movie                     Lunch is provided
5309          Week 9        Aug 10 - 14         Waterford Oaks                             Sack Lunch Needed
5310         Week 10        Aug 17 - 21         Metro Beach Pool/Playground                Sack Lunch Needed

                          Check out the Children/Youth Sports on page 14 & 15
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                                         Adult Programs
Adult Dance Classes
No experience required or partners needed. Students are                                             Yoga
encouraged to dress comfortably and wear hard-soled shoes.
Classes taught by Jim and Donna Berg. Classes held at the
                                                                                               Beginning Level
Richmond Community Center.
                                                                         This yoga class integrates the whole body utilizing a flowing
u     Beginning Swing Dance                                               Hatha Yoga format that will provide a deepened sense of
Sometimes referred to as the Jitterbug , learn this fun and              well-being. Movements focus on body, mind, breathing and
exciting dance that is so popular on dance floors everywhere.               posture to improve circulation, flexibility and stamina.
Instruction will focus on the fundamentals of East Coast
Swing including: basic step, open position, closed position,                                Wednesdays
send out, inside turns, outside turns, basic cuddle, sugar push
and more.
                                                                                          May 20 - June 24
                                                                                           7:00-8:00 p.m.
#5831    T        Jun 2 - Jul 7         7-8 p.m.              $40
#5832    T        July 14 - Aug 18     7-8 p.m.               $40                         Activity Number # 5811

u     Beginning Ballroom Dance                                                Held at the Richmond Community Center
This class is designed to show students the fundamentals of                              Cost: $36 per person
ballroom dancing. Instruction will focus on positions,
posture, frame, connection, weight shifting and footwork.                              Classes taught by Tammy Yaek

#5833    T        Jun 2 - Jul 7        8-9 p.m.               $40          If you have your own yoga mat, please bring it to class.
#5834    T        July 14 - Aug 18     8-9 p.m.               $40          There are a limited number of mats available at the class
                                                                                         for those who do not have one.
Adult Tap & Jazz Classes
Checks payable to Dance Connection. Classes held at 10344                                           NOTE:
Gratiot Ave. (1/8 mile north of Division Rd. on Gratiot).                        It is requested that participants refrain from
Questions - please call 586-727-4165. Enrollment is limited                     eating 2 hours prior to class and avoid wearing
so don t delay! Fee: $40 for one and $60 for both classes.                                heavy colognes or perfumes.
#5471    Tap      Th       Jul 16 - Aug 6     6-6:45 p.m.
#5472    Jazz     Th       Jul 16 - Aug 6     6:45-7:30 p.m.             Perennial Plant & Bulb Exchange
                                                                         Here is a great way to begin using perennials in your garden
Beginning Clogging                                                       without the expense. If you have perennials and want to
Learn beginning clogging in this on-going class that can be              share please bring your labeled plants to share. You do not
joined at any time. All ages are welcome. Fee is payable to              have to bring plants to take plants home with you.
instructor at the class.                                                 Knowledgeable gardeners will be available to answer
                                                                         questions and give advice. No need to register just meet
Fri      Jun 5-Aug 28       9:30 a.m.       $5/class                     under the park pavilion at Beebe St. Park.

Beginner Country Line Dancing                                            Saturday         May 23            9:30 a.m.      FREE
 Just a Dancin with Darlene
This easy beginner Country Line Dance class is on-going and              Salvation Army Pick-up
can be joined at any time. Classes are taught by Darlene                 The Richmond Recreation Department will be hosting a pick
Sedrowski. All ages are welcome. Fee is payable to                       up site for the Salvation Army to discard all of your
instructor at the class. Classes held at the Richmond                    unwanted and unused items. This afternoon pick-up will be
Community Center.                                                        a perfect way to donate your community garage sale and kids
                                                                         only garage sale left-over's.
Fri      Jun 5-Aug 28          10:30 a.m.          $5/class
                                                                         Saturday         July 25           1:00 p.m.         FREE

                                      Richmond Community Center 727-3064

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                                       Family Programs
                                   Snores n S mores                                               Dive-In Movie at the Park
                                   Family Camp Out                                                         JAWS
                                     Beebe St. Park                                                 Saturday, August 8th
                                    June 26 - June 27
                                                                                                       Fee: $2.00/person
Families, pitch your tent or put up your pop-up (sorry, no                                             Sorry, no passes or
RV s) on the festival grounds and sleep under the stars.                                             re-admittance allowed
Nobody will be bored; activities include: games, sports,
                                                                       This movie is rated PG so parental discretion is advised. The
crafts, bon-fire, s mores, and so much more! Everyone will
                                                                       movie will be free to those who view from the park, but for
enjoy a group pot-luck dinner and then breakfast is on us.
                                                                       those who want to dive-in and watch from the water or pool
Itineraries will be available upon registering.
                                                                       deck a special event fee of $2.00 per person will apply.
# 5740              Up to 4 campers             $16
                                                                       Sorry, no pool passes or re-entry will be allowed.
                    Each additional person      $5/person
                                                                       Pool will open at 8 pm for night swimming and the movie
                                                                       will begin at dusk. Small inflatable's and noodles will be
                                                                       allowed, please no rafts. Lifeguards will be on duty.
  Children s Entertainment Series
                                                                       Dinner Option: Top Dog Hot Dogs Inc. will be available
                     Beebe St.                                         from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. for meal deals. The concession
                                                                       stand will be open for snack items.
                    Park Gazebo
                     10:30 a.m.                                                       Kids Only Garage Sale
                                                                               Saturday, July 25     10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
                                                                                               #5720
 Children, families and daycares you will not want
                                                                       Calling all Kids! Sell or trade your stuff such as toys,
  to miss this FREE entertainment in the park.                         games, sports equipment, clothes and books. Spread out your
                                                                       blanket and show off your stuff at Beebe Street Park. Space
June 19 - A Musical Adventure                                          is approximately 10 ft. x 10 ft. All items should be in good
Music comes alive as the Merry Music maker engages                     working order. Parental supervision required.
children in a playful and wonderful musical experience that                        Fee: $5/per spot (non-refundable)
will have children dancing like animals, sneezing to silly
songs, freezing like statues or using sign language to sing
songs. Come join in the fun!                                           Detroit Tigers Game
                                                                       Tigers vs Chicago White Sox
July 17 - Tom Plunkard - It's Magic                                    Sundays are Kids Days at Comerica Park. And new for
This high energy show will combine the best of stage                   2009, the Every Kid, Every Sunday guarantee: every
illusions. An umbrella is broken and restored, a cage full of          child in attendance (14 & under) will receive a Tigers
birds is vanished and a volunteer is suspended in mid-air.             Promotional item! Kids can also enjoy free rides on the
                                                                       Carousel and Ferris wheel, free face painting and after
August 14 - Richard Paul Ventriloquist                                 the game they can run the bases. Payment Deadline:
Join us for the outrageous comedy, vocal variety, and life             Tuesday, June 30. If you desire to sit with someone
like puppets presented by Richard Paul. His versatile                  please make a note on your registration. We will try to
ventriloquist skills, colorful multitude of characters, sight          honor your request but we can not guarantee it.
gags and rip roaring spontaneous improvisational                       Section 214 - Rows 16-20. Ages: Open to all.
interjections bring about an unforgettable side splitting, head
spinning performance.                                                  #5831    Sun     Jul 26       11:00 a.m.       $25/person


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                          Children/Youth Programs
 Note: All programs held at Community Center unless                      Cooking for Kids
                 otherwise indicated.                                    Students will learn kitchen safety,
                                                                         measuring, how to follow a recipe and
Art Exploration                                                          cooking tips and techniques. Each week
Find your inner artist by exploring different art mediums in             participants will learn to prepare different
this basic class. A variety of different art mediums will be             types of foods. Please indicate food
used in drawings and unique art projects. Age: 8 - 12 years.             allergies when registering. Age: 8-12 yrs.

#5531    T        Jun 16 - Jul 7      1-2 p.m.           $20/$24         #5511     Mon      Jun 15 - Jul 6      2:30-3:15 p.m.     $20/$24
#5532    T        Jul 21 - Aug11      1-2 p.m.           $20/$24         #5512     Mon      Jul 20 - Aug 10     2:30-3:15 p.m.     $20/$24

Babysitting Beyond the Basics
This American Heart Association Course provided by A1                    Cooking for Kids Jr.
Health and Safety will teach participants babysitting tips,              Same as the above class but this class is geared to the
basic first aid, the Heimlich Maneuver and pediatric C.P.R.              younger participants. Please indicate food allergies when
A workbook is provided. Upon successful completion                       registering. Age: 5-7 yrs.
certificate of attendance will be given. Bring to class: a bag
lunch and a pen/pencil. Checks payable to A1-Health and                  #5513     Mon      Jun 15 - Jul 6      1:15-2 p.m.        $20/$24
Safety. Ages: 11 & older.                                                #5514     Mon      Jul 20 - Aug 10     1:15-2 p.m.        $20/$24


#A-1     Sat      August 8      9 a.m.-3 p.m.              $30           Fun Filled Fridays
                                                                         Don t be bored any longer! Join us for a FREE structured
                                                                         play time in the Park. We provide the structure, equipment,
Busy Bee s Playgroup
You and your little one will enjoy this playgroup designed for           and ideas. Activities provided will include some of the
socialization. Enjoy parent led center activities that include           classics such as tag, kickball, volleyball, water games, and
simple crafts, large and fine motor skill building, creative             crafts. Activities dependent on the number in attendance. No
activities and games. Age: 2 1/2 yrs and under                           registration required just meet us at the Beebe St. Park
                                                                         Gazebo. Ages 6-12 years.
#5421    W        Jun 17 - Jul 8      10 - 10:45 a.m.    $12/$15
#5422    W        Jul 22 - Aug12      10 - 10:45 a.m.    $12/$15         Fridays       Jun 19 - Aug 14          9:30- 11:00 a.m.   FREE

                                                                         Girl Power Craft Hour
                                                                         Girls will have a blast making these crafts. Sign up for the
                                                                         ones that interest you or sign up for them all for a discount.
                          Camp Sunshine                                  Program held at Good Old Day Barn. Age: 8-12 yrs.
                           4-5 year olds                                 Held on Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m.

These camps are not too long or too short but just right.                #5520     Joining Every Week           Jun 17-Aug 12*     $40/$56
Your preschooler will love the day camp atmosphere. Each                 #5521     Father s Day Gift                  Jun 17       $6/$8
day will be filled with games, activities, sports, crafts and
fun. Each child will receive a t-shirt.                                  #5522     Wooden Jewelry Box                 Jun 24       $6/$8
                                                                         #5523     Americana Beaded Necklace          Jul 1        $6/$8
Note: Please send a water bottle and towel to each class and make
sure your child is dressed appropriately for making crafts and           #5524     Fabric Flip Flop/Visor             Jul 8        $6/$8
water play.                                                              #5525     Fleece Pillow                      Jul 22       $6/$8
Session I                                                                #5526     Ribbon Picture Board               Jul 29       $6/$8
#5411 Tue/Thu June 16-July 9            9 - 11 a.m.      $40/$44         #5527     Cool Clip Board                    Aug 5        $6/$8
Session II                                                               #5528     Designer Tote Bag                  Aug 12       $6/$8
#5412 Tue/Thu       July 21-Aug 13     9 - 11 a.m.      $40/$44
                                                                         *Class not held July 15 due to break week.


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                           Children/Youth Programs
 Horseback Riding Day Camps                                              Too Messy
 Red Tail Acres (Pfeiffer Farms)                                         This class never gets old so even if you participated in the
 744060 Memphis Ridge (M-19)                                             past you can do it again. We are always coming up with new
                                                                         and exciting ooey-gooey activities as well as some of the old
 Campers will learn to ride English, groom and tack,                     time favorites. Come dressed and ready to get messy.
 properly lead and care for horses, as well as learn equine              Program is held at the Beebe St. Pavilion.
 first aid for minor injuries and equine history during these            Age: 8-11 yrs.
 one week long day camps.
                                                                         #5541    W        Jun 17 - Jul 8    2:30-3:15 p.m.    $12/$15
                                                                         #5542    W        Jul 22 - Aug12    2:30-3:15 p.m.    $12/$15
 Camps are offered by Helen Paull certified instructor with
 25 years experience. Campers will need to bring a lunch                 Too Messy Jr.
 daily, long pants, and shoes with a heel. Spaces are limited            Same as the above class but this class is geared to the
 so reserve yours early. Registration deadline: One week                 younger participants. Come dressed and ready to get messy.
 before each session. Ages: 8 and older.                                 Program is held at the Beebe St. Pavilion.
                                                                         Age: 4-7 yrs.
 #5491    M-F       Jun 22-26           9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*
 #5492    M-F       Jun 29-Jul 3        9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*
 #5493    M-F       Jul 13-17           9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*         #5543    M        Jun 15 - Jul 6    11 - 11:45 a.m    $12/$15
                                                                         #5544    M        Jul 20 - Aug10    11 - 11:45 a.m    $12/$15
 #5494    M-F       Ju1 20-24           9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*
 #5495    M-F       Jul 27-31           9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*
 #5496    M-F       Aug 3-7             9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*         Wee Artists
 #5497    M-F       Aug 10-14           9 a.m.-3 p.m.      $250*         Does your child like playing with paints, markers, and paper?
                                                                         If this is so we will keep the mess out of your home while we
 *Fee:   $50/session is payable to Richmond Recreation                   explore art while having fun. Age: 4-6 years
 upon registration. Remainder is payable to Helen Paull one
 week prior to the session beginning.                                    #5533    T        Jun 16 - Jul 7 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. $12/$15
                                                                         #5534    T        Jul 21 - Aug11 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. $12/$15
 After care is available make arrangements with staff. For
 more information call Helen at 810-305-3551.                            Woodworking 4 Kids
                                                                         This class will teach the basics of carpentry and tool usage
                                                                         utilizing wood kits and scrap wood. Safety will be stressed
                                                                         during this hands on class which will also teach hand eye
Lil Hands Playgroup                                                      coordination, math skills and problem solving as it relates to
Parents bring the little ones and join us for arts & crafts,             woodworking. Several projects will be completed during the
games, activities, and social interaction. Age: 2 - 4 yrs                session Program is held at the Good Old Days Barn.
                                                                         Age: 8-12 yrs.
#5431    W         Jun 17 - Jul 8      11 - 11:45 a.m.    $12/$15
#5432    W         Jul 22 - Aug12      11 - 11:45 a.m.    $12/$15        #5553    Th       Jun 18 - Jul 9    1-2 p.m.          $20/$24
                                                                         #5554    Th       Jul 23 - Aug 13   1-2 p.m.          $20/$24

Mad Scientists
Children will learn science as they                                      Youth Yoga
participate in these fun, hands on                                       Yoga helps children maintain their natural flexibility and use
science activities and experiments that                                  the right muscles while being relaxed. This class will teach
wi l l spark th eir ima gina ti on s.                                    the techniques to promote the ability to quiet the mind,
Activities and experiments will be age                                   ground the body, and allows the child to concentrate on what
appropriate. Age: 6-10 yrs.                                              they are doing. Bring your own mat or a limited amount of
                                                                         mats are available for use at the class. Age: 7-13 yrs.
#5551    Th     Jun 18 - Jul 9      11:15 a.m. -12 p.m.   $15/$18
#5552    Th     Jul 23 - Aug 13     11:15 a.m. -12 p.m.   $15/$18        #5581    Fri      Jul 17 - Aug 14   1 - 2 p.m .       $20/$24



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                          Children/Youth Programs
Dance Camp and Classes                                               Sportin Around
Checks payable to Dance Connection. Classes held at 10344            Learn the basics of sports while focusing on individual skill
Gratiot Ave. (1/8 mile north of Division Rd. on Gratiot).            development. FUN is our emphasis. Classes held on the
Questions - please call 586-727-4165. Enrollment is limited          field behind the Good Old Days Barn on Beebe Street.
so don t delay!
                                                                     u    Soccer
u   Princess Camp                                                    Class will focus on dribbling, kicking, stopping and shooting
Come dance like a princess. Explore the world of dance               the ball while covering the basic rules. Age: 3-5 yrs
through various princesses. Enjoy creative movement,
princess movie time, games, snacks and crafts as they listen         #5441    Mon      Jun 15 - Jul 6    9:30-10:15 a.m.    $20/$24
                                                                     #5442    Mon      Jul 20 - Aug 10   9:30-10:15 a.m.    $20/$24
and dance to their favorite princess songs. Encouraged to
wear princess attire with a leotard underneath. Tea party
showcase at the end of the week. Age: 3-6 yrs                        u    T-Ball
                                                                     Class will focus on catching, throwing, stopping and hitting
#5451    M-Th     July 7 - 10      10 a.m. - Noon    $80             the ball while covering the basic rules. Age: 3-5 yrs
#5452    M-Th     Aug 3 - 6        10 a.m. - Noon    $80
                                                                     #5443    Wed      Jun 17 - Jul 8    9:30-10:15 a.m.    $20/$24
                                                                     #5444    Wed      Jul 22 - Aug 12   9:30-10:15 a.m.    $20/$24
u   Rock Star Camp
Party like a rock star. Learn cool rock star dance moves             High Energy
to your favorite rockers like Hannah Montana, Jonas                  Your child will burn some energy with this program. Class
Brothers, Demi Lovato and more. This 4 day camp is filled            will focus on motor skills, balance, coordination, and social
with mini makeovers, dancing, movie time, games, snacks              skills all while playing with fun things like balls, parachutes
and crafts. Showcase at the end of the week. Age: 7-10 yrs           and more. Age: 3-5 yrs
#5453    M-Th     July 13 - 16     10 a.m. - Noon    $80             #5445    Mon      Jun 15 - Jul 6    10:45-11:30 a.m. $20/$24
#5454    M-Th     Aug 10 - 13      10 a.m. - Noon    $80             #5446    Mon      Jul 20 - Aug 10   10:45-11:30 a.m. $20/$24

u   Musical Theater Camp                                             Ready, Set, Get Fit
Students will learn basic acting and musical theatre                 Ready, set, go! Get ready to move. Class will involve lots
performance. Helps develop self confidence, poise and stage          of active fun while being introduced to making healthy
presence. Learn choreography to Hairspray, Grease and                choices. Please indicate any food allergies when registering.
others. While learning great dance moves, we will enjoy              Age: 4-6 yrs
movie time, snacks, crafts, games. Showcase at the end of the
week. Age: 7-13 yrs                                                  #5447    Wed      Jun 17 - Jul 8    10:45-11:30 a.m. $20/$24
                                                                     #5448    Wed      Jul 22 - Aug 12   10:45-11:30 a.m. $20/$24
#5455    M-Th     July 27 - 30     10 a.m. - Noon    $80

Regular Dance Classes            Session: Jul 14 - Aug 6                 AYSO Soccer Registration (Fall 09/Spring 10)
Fee:    3-5 yrs          $35.00 each additional $25.00                           Boys and Girls, ages 4-18
Fee:    Grades 1-6       $40.00 each additional $30.00                                          $70/player
#5460   3-5 yrs      Ballet        Tue      4-4:30 p.m.                  Registration held at the Richmond Community Center.
#5461   3-5 yrs      Tap           Tue      4:30-5 p.m.                        Friday             June 5       6-9 p.m.
#5462   3-5 yrs      Jazz          Tue      5-5:30 p.m.                        Saturday           June 6       9 a.m. - Noon
#5463   1st-3rd      Ballet        Tue      4-4:45 p.m.                        Sunday             June 7       12 - 3 p.m.
#5464   1st-3rd      Jazz          Tue      4:45-5:30 p.m.
#5465   1st-3rd      Tap           Tue      5:30-6:15 p.m.                 Proof of age required for ALL first time players.
#5466   4th-6th      Hip Hop       Tue      5:30-6:15 p.m.           Program promotes: everyone plays, positive coaching, open
#5467   1st-3rd      Hip Hop       Thu      4-4:30 p.m.                 registration, good sportsmanship, and balanced teams.
#5468   4th-6th      Ballet        Thu      4-4:45 p.m.                                  Family rates available.
#5469   4th-6th      Tap           Thu      4:45-5:30 p.m.              Questions: Bob 586-727-0160 or Sandi 586-727-1547
#5470   4th-6th      Jazz          Thu      5:30-6:15 p.m.
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                      Tennis/Gymnastic Programs
                                                                     u   Tennis for Adults
                                                                     Learn the basic strokes and grip as well strategy and
                                                                     knowledge of game. Age: 16 years +

                                                                     #5568    T/W/Th    Jun 16 - Jul 2      3-4 p.m.      $36/$40
                                                                     #5569    T/W/Th    Jul 21 - Aug 6      3-4 p.m.      $36/$40

Tennis
Coached by Michael Pearson, Richmond High School Tennis
Coach and Certified Recreation Tennis Coach.

Note: Students should wear non-marking tennis shoes. A
limited number of racquets are available to borrow for class.
Please indicate on registration form if a racquet is needed.         Gymnastics
                                                                     Program held at the Richmond Community Center. Taught
u   Tennis for Tots                                                  by staff from ABC Gymnastics.
Introduce your youngster to the game of tennis, hand-eye
coordination will be developed in a fun filled class.                u   Parent Tot (2-3 years)
Age: 3-5 years.                                                      This is a great class for young children to socialize while
                                                                     developing large motor skills through the platform of
#5560    T/W/Th     Jun 16 - Jul 2    10-11 a.m.    $36/$40          gymnastics. Parent participation required.
#5561    T/W/Th     Jul 21 - Aug 6    10-11 a.m.    $36/$40          #5481    Thu      Jun 18 - Jul 23   4:30-5 p.m.      $48/$52
                                                                     #5485    Thu      Jul 30 - Sept 3   4:30-5 p.m.      $48/$52

u   First Strokes                                                    u   Beginner (4-5 years)
Designed for the child just learning the game of tennis.             This class is perfect for the preschoolers who are ready for
Hand-eye coordination, stroke and movement drills will be            instruction on their own. This class will cover the basics
learned in a fun filled way. Age: 5-8 years.                         while providing a fun but structured and disciplined
                                                                     atmosphere.
#5562    T/W/Th     Jun 16 - Jul 2   11 a.m.-12 p.m. $36/$40
#5563    T/W/Th     Jul 21 - Aug 6   11 a.m.-12 p.m. $36/$40         #5482    Thu      Jun 18 - Jul 23   5:10-5:55 p.m.   $48/$52
                                                                     #5486    Thu      Jul 30 - Sept 3   5:10-5:55 p.m.   $48/$52

u   Youth Beginner                                                   u   Beginner (Ages 6 & older)
Beginning class is for those who have no experience playing          These tumbling classes are for beginning level gymnasts.
tennis. Skills learned will include basic strokes and grip.          Participants will be challenged with group activities and on
Age: 8-15 years                                                      an individual basis as well. Try not to miss a class; several
                                                                     games will be introduced over the session.
#5564    T/W/Th     Jun 16 - Jul 2    1-2 p.m.      $36/$40
#5565    T/W/Th     Jul 21 - Aug 6    1-2 p.m.      $36/$40          #5583    Thu      Jun 18 - Jul 23   6-6:55 p.m.      $54/$58
                                                                     #5587    Thu      Jul 30 - Sept 3   6-6:55 p.m.      $54/$58

                                                                     u   Beginner/Intermediate (Ages 6 & older)
u   Youth Intermediate
                                                                     This intermediate tumbling class is for those who have been
Intermediate students must have knowledge of ground
                                                                     prior students or those who already have a good working
strokes, serve grips, ready positions, rules of the game and
                                                                     knowledge of the forward/backward roll, cartwheel and
scoring. Age: 8-15 years.
                                                                     handstand.
#5566    T/W/Th     Jun 16 - Jul 2    2-3 p.m.      $36/$40
#5567    T/W/Th     Jul 21 - Aug 6    2-3 p.m.      $36/$40          #5584    Thu      Jun 18 - Jul 23   7-7:55 p.m.      $54/$58
                                                                     #5588    Thu      Jul 30 - Sept 3   7-7:55 p.m.      $54/$58




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                              Special Need Programs
                                               Special Need Activities
                          Provided by P.I.P.S ( Promoting Interactive Programs for Special Needs)
                       For accurate planning purposes: RSVP s are very much appreciated
                                                 Tracy Arnold 586-703-9312

                 Monday Night Dance Parties                                          Outdoor Activity Nights
                      6:00-8:00 p.m.                                                Thursdays - 6:00-7:30 p.m.
                  Every 1st & 3rd Monday                              Join P.I.P.S for outdoor activities such as parachute games,
                       of the month                                        volleyball, kickball, horseshoes and much more.
                     $3.00/Consumer                                                           Age: Adult

                          Age: Adult                                                    June 11 & June 25
              Group homes must provide supervision                                      July 16 & July 30
                      and a snack to share.                                           August 13 & August 27

                    Let us provide dinner!                                                 $3.00/Consumer
   Add a slice of pizza, can of pop, chips & a dessert for an
additional $3/person. To guarantee your pizza, coupons need                             Let us provide dinner!
  to be purchased by 6:20 p.m. Left over pizza will be sold           Add a hot dog, can of pop, chips for an additional $2/person.
                        until it runs out.                                       Meals served outside under pavilion.
                                                                            Inclement Weather program will be cancelled
                    Indoor Activity Nights
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           iz
                       6:00-7:30 p.m.            Mu
                                                     sic                                 Baseball Buddies
         pr                Age: Adult
    (for                                                                       A Special League for Special Players
                           June 22                                                       June 3 July 22
                     July 13 & August 10                                      Wednesday Evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m
                            August 31                                                        Ages 7-14 years
                                                                           $40 registration fee (includes 8 games, t-shirt/hat)
                      $5.00/Consumer
Fee includes: 1 slice of pizza, 1 can of pop, chips & cookies.           This league is for children with learning disabilities/
  Extra pizza and pop $1.00 each. Pizza will be ordered at              motor delays as well as children with defined mental or
   6:20 p.m. Left over pizza will be sold until it runs out.            physical disabilities that prevent them from playing in
                                                                                    mainstream baseball program.

                                                                          Players who need additional assistance must have a
                   Dinner & Movie Night                                      buddy" (parent, sibling, or friend) with them.
      Bring your own dinner or purchase pizza from us                     Teams formed by staff and schedule will be based on
      Eating 5:30 p.m.           Showtime at 6:10                       enrollment. Mandatory parent meeting May 20 at 6 p.m.
                                                                                 All games played at Beebe St. Park.
                  June 29 - Hotel for Dogs
                August 24 - Monster Vs Aliens                                    Registration Deadline - Wed, May 20
                                                                                        Activity Number #5461
     Fee: $3.00/Consumer (includes 1 pop & snack)
                                                                               Register at Richmond Community Center
                    Concession Prices:                                     36164 Festival Dr. (Located in the Beebe St. Park)
     Pizza -$1.00 each.         Extra Pop- $1.00 each                       Sponsored by Richmond Recreation and P.I.P.S
                    Snacks - $.50 each                                             Questions: Tracy 586-703-9312
                        Age: Adult


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                                     Senior Programs
Richmond Community Center for Seniors                       Dining Senior Style
The Recreation Department is committed to                   The Macomb County Community Services Agency
providing services and classes to the seniors in the        (MCCSA) serves lunches daily at the Richmond
Richmond area. This center is for you. If you               Community Center. The Dining Senior Style is
have a desire or want for a program and/or trip just        designed to meet the nutritional and social needs of
let us know and we will do what we can to                   the Macomb County Senior Citizens. The only
accommodate your request.                                   requirement for participation is having reached the
                                                            age of 60 (or being the spouse of someone who is
Senior Tidbits Newsletter                                   at least 60). The meals are served on a first come
The Community Center Senior Tidbits is a                    first served basis. Fee: is a suggested cost share
newsletter produced monthly that is available for           contribution and is not required to be served. Meals
pick-up from the Community Center after the first           served at 11:45 p.m.
day of each month. If you would like to receive an
e-mailed copy for free please provide us with your          Mon-Fri       11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.      $3/meal
e-mail address. A copy of the newsletter can be
mailed to you for a $7/year fee. Contact Margo at           Dining Senior Style Lunch Parties
727-3064 to get added to the e-mail list or to sign         Several times a month the lunch program has
up for the mailing list.                                    special parties which can include speakers, prizes,
                                                            bingo and more. The following parties are
BINGO                                                       scheduled for the summer. RSVP appreciated one
Dig out the quarters and then come play Bingo               week in advance by calling 727-3064.
with other area seniors while having fun and                       May 5          Cinco De Mayo Party
fellowship. Nominal cash prizes will be awarded                    May 8          Mother s Day Party
based on number in attendance. Four games are                      May 13         Birthday Party
played. There is no card limit/game.                               May 26         Memorial Day Picnic
                                                                   June 3         Birthday Party
Every Thursday         12:30 p.m.         $.25/card                June 8         Best Friends Day
                                                                   June 12        Father s Day
                                                                   June 19        Flag Day
                   Drop-In Card Games!                             July 6         Independence Day
                                                                   July 15        Birthday Party
                  Join others for a friendly                       July 24        Christmas in July
                        game of cards                              July 29        Dusty Diamond Dancers
                                                                   Aug 12         Birthday
                                                                   Aug 21         Senior Citizen Day
   Tuesdays : 12:30-3:00 p.m. Euchre
                                                                 New - Senior Resource Advocate Days
 Wednesdays: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pinochle                       Find out about the Macomb County Services and
                                                                       Resources available to seniors
                                                                Thurs, June 18 - Explanation of Services
   Thursdays: 12:30-3:00 p.m. Euchre                          Thurs, July 16 - Housing Options and Medicare
                                                                       Talk will occur during lunch -
                  Join at any time                                 private appointments available after.

                                 Check out the Pool Schedule on page 4

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                                 Senior Programs
Beginning Clogging
Learn beginning clogging in this on-going class                                 Summer
that can be joined at any time. All ages are                                  Senior Social
welcome. Fee is payable to instructor at the class.
                                                                              Sock Hop
Fri      Jun 5-Aug 28      9:30 a.m.       $5/class
                                                                            Sunday, July 12
Blood Pressure Checks                                                          2:00 p.m.
Join us once a month for a FREE Blood Pressure
Screening provided by the Richmond Lenox EMS.                                Elvis is in the house!
                                                                  Grab your best 1950 s clothing and join us
Held at the Community Center at 11:30 a.m.
                                                                           for a blast from the past .
May 18    &   Jun 22     & Jul 27      &   Aug 24            The afternoon will follow the theme from decorations,
                                                                   music, and raffles. Entertainment includes
Country Line Dancing                                                 impersonators (Elvis and Neil Sedaka)
This easy beginner line dance is on-going and can                    There will be a special prizes for the
be joined at any time. Classes are taught by                       best dressed to theme male and female.
Darlene Sedrowski. All ages are welcome. Fee is
                                                                           Event sponsored by:
payable to instructor at the class.                              Macomb County Community Services Agency
                                                                     Richmond Recreation Department
Fri      Jun 5-Aug 28      10:30 a.m.       $5/class                    Maniaci s Banquet Center

Horseshoes                                                     TICKET SALES BEGIN JUNE 22 @ 8:00 a.m.
The Beebe St. Park has regulation horseshoe pits
located just east of the Community Center. There                       Note: Seating will be assigned.
are limited horseshoes available for loan - so bring                 Groups wishing to sit together must
your own shoes if you have them. Open to all                             register at the same time.
ages, gender and abilities. If interested call us at
586-727-3064 and we will try to connect you to                       Fee: $7 (Seniors 60 years and older)
                                                                   $9 (the spouse of someone over 60 years)
other players.

Wii Games - Senior Style                                     Zumba Gold
You may think that video games are for kids, but             Join this fun dance exercise program for those over
the Wii is for everyone. You can come and play or            50 years of age or anyone looking for a new
just watch. We will be learning bowling, tennis,             exercise program. Enjoy the Latin Rhythms and
golf and baseball. Our intent is to start Senior Wii         dance yourself into fitness. You ll experience
Leagues to compete against each other as singles or          dances such as: merengue, salsa, cumbia, hip-hop
teams. FREE. Age: 50 years and older.                        and more! Be ready for a low impact aerobic
                                                             workout with great music and fun. Checks payable
Wed      Bowling        Jun 3-17           1-3   p.m.        to C.C. Plus. Fee: $5/class drop-in fee.
Wed      Tennis         Jun 24-Jul 8       1-3   p.m.
Wed      Golf           Jul 15-29          1-3   p.m.        Mondays          10 - 11 a.m.      June 1 - June 29
Wed      Baseball       Aug 5-19           1-3   p.m.        Wednesdays       9 - 10 a.m.      June 3 - July 1

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                                    Senior Programs
AARP Driver Safety Program
This eight hour class is intended to offer help in our
increasingly more stressful and dangerous driving
environment. The main objectives include; defensive
driving techniques, existing and new driving rules,
effects of aging on driving and the most dangerous
driving situations for seniors. Participants will receive        Adult Aqua Fit Exercise
a certificate which can be used for insurance reduction          Here s a chance to get in shape while having fun
offered by some insurers. Fee is payable to AARP and             and staying cool this summer. This is a non-
covers the class workbook. AARP Members book fee                 swimming, low impact workout that improves
is $12 and non-members fee is $14.                               cardiovascular fitness. Fee: Punch card: $36 for
#AARP      Wed/Th     Sept 30/Oct 1   9:30 a.m. 1 p.m.           12 pre-paid admissions. Additional punches can
                                                                 be purchased for $3/class.
Ice Cream Social
Need a break from the heat? Then this event is for               * Free Class Wed, Jun 17
you! Camp Richmond is sponsoring this fun ice                          M/W Jun 22 - Aug 5             9 - 9:50 a.m.
cream social. This a great opportunity to visit with
friends while enjoying refreshing ice cream                      * Free Class Thu, Jun 18
covered in all your favorite nuts, sprinkles, and                      T/Th Jun 23 - Aug 6            6-6:50 p.m.
flavored syrups. Limited seating so pick up your
tickets at the Richmond Community Center.
                                                                 Senior Relaxation Day at the Pool
Ticket     Tue      Aug 18       1 p.m.         FREE             Join us for some R&R.             Light
                                                                 Brunch will be served. Enjoy the
                                                                 water by just floating around or
                                                                 participate in a aqua fit class. ADA
                                                                 accessible lift available. Everyone who registers
                                                                 receives a special gift! Bring your friends and join
                                                                 us at the pool for a really great morning.
                                                                 Pre-registration required by July 24.

                                                                 #5710 Fri      Jul 31 10 a.m.-Noon Fee: $2.00


                                                                 Senior Only Swim
Looking for ways to keep your mind sharp? Then                   This is a time set aside especially for Seniors 50
join the Richmond Senior Spellers as they prepare                and older only. Have fun doing laps, water
for the annual Senior Spelling Bee in October. If                exercise, or visit with friends. The pool is closed
you are interested in finding out what this is about             to the general public.
give us your name and phone number and we will
get back with you regarding the details as well at               Fridays        11 a.m. - Noon           Fee: $1.00
practice days and times. Call Margo for more
information at 586-727-3064.

                              Check us out on-line at www.cityofrichmond.net

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                                       Trip Programs
Note: All trips depart/return to the Community Center.           Detroit Tigers Game
Meals are on your own unless otherwise indicated.                Tigers vs Chicago White Sox
Times indicate the time the bus will leave and return.           Sundays are Kids Days at Comerica Park. And new
All trips require payment in advance, therefore, trip            for 2009, the Every Kid, Every Sunday guarantee:
price is non-refundable unless we can resell your ticket.        every child in attendance (14 & under) will receive a
Bianco payments must be paid with check or Money                 Tigers Promotional item! Kids can also enjoy free
order only.                                                      rides on the Carousel and Ferris wheel, free face
                                                                 painting and after the game they can run the bases.
Senior Fun Festival                                              Payment Deadline: Tuesday, June 30. If you desire
Gibraltar Trade Center Expo Center.                              to sit with someone please make a note on your
Come and Celebrate Aging! Join the Macomb County                 registration. We will try to honor your request but we
Senior Citizen Service as they provide a day of fun,             can not guarantee it. Section 214 - Rows 16-20.
learning, crafting, shopping and good music.                     Ages: Open to all.
Entertainment includes impersonators of Elvis and Neil
Diamond, and the Tommy James Orchestra. Other                    #5831   Sun     Jul 26      11:00 a.m.     $25/person
activities include bingo, free health tests, over 100
exhibitors and craft vendors! Event is FREE. Bring a
lunch or purchase concessions at discounted prices.              Victoria Playhouse Petrolia - Ontario
$5 fee is offset bus charges. Ages: 50 +                          Clooney Tunes

#5611 W         June 17        9:30 a.m. 4 p.m.       $5           Clooney Tunes is a celebration of life and music of
                                                                 legendary singer, Rosemary Clooney. This beloved
                                                                 artist achieved international stardom with such popular
Ann Arbor Art Fair                                               tunes as This Ole House , Mambo Italiano , Slow
Bring a friend or two and we will provide the                    Boat to China , In The Cool, Cool Of The Evening ,
transportation to the Art Fair. There will be plenty of          and White Christmas . With an array of great hits and
entertainment, demos and lunch options. Make sure to             its story of success won, lost, and won again, Clooney
dress appropriately and wear your walking shoes!                 Tunes will lift your spirits and enthrall you from
Ages: Open to all                                                beginning to end. Lunch will be at the Marcanda Gifts
                                                                 & Tea Room. Proof of Citizenship will be required.
#5612 Thu       July 16       8 a.m.- 6 p.m.       $5            Ages: Open to all.

                                                                 Bianco Sat Aug 22         10:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. $76
Point Edward and Duc D Orleans Dinner Cruise
Beneath the graceful arches of the Blue Water Bridge,            Amish Flea Market
resting on the St. Clair River, this new $35 million             Shipshewana, Indiana
dollar landmark opened in early 2000 with 450 slots              Let s go to the Amish Flea Market. This trip includes
and 36 gaming tables. Please note this is a smoke-free           your round trip transportation via a deluxe motor coach.
casino. At lunch time climb aboard the Duc D Orleans             Our first stop will be the Deutcsh Kase Haus Cheese
and enjoy a narrated cruise of the St. Clair River and a         Factory where you can purchase a wide variety of
picnic-style buffet lunch. Proof of Citizenship will be          cheeses or gifts. Then you will have plenty of time to
required. Each player will receive $15.00 in slot play.          shop at this fantastic display of goods and wares at the
Ages: Open to all.                                               Flea Market. Dinner will be on your own on the way
                                                                 home. Ages: Open to all.
Bianco Thu July 23        10:45 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.     $46
                                                                 Bianco Tue     Oct 6       6:45 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. $53

                                   Richmond Community Center 727-3064

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 M.R.P.A. Discount Amusement P ark Ticket Program
  Amusement Park                Gate Price                Ages            Your         Savings
                                                                          Price
Cedar Point                     $19.99/Child        3+, under 48 & 62+    $18.00        $1.99
                               $43.99/Adult          3-61, 48 & over      $36.25        $7.74
                          $73.99 Ride/Slide (2 day)  3-61, 48 & over      $68.25        $5.74


Detroit Zoo                       $7/Child                2 - 12              $6.00     $1.00
                                 $11/Adult               13 - 61              $9.50     $1.50


Michigan Adventure             $25.00/person             3 & up           $24.00        $1.00



Michigan Renaissance             $9.95/Child              5-12            $8.00         $1.95
Festival                        $18.95/Adult             13 & up          $16.00        $2.95



Oakland Cty. Waterford/      $8.00-$10.00/Child         30 -42            $6.50       $1.50-$3.50
Red Oaks Wave Pool          $12.00-$16.00/Adult        43 & Over          $10.50      $1.50-$5.50




                             Support your community
               Purchase your discount amusement park tickets at the
                    City of Richmond Recreation Department!

                     DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE TODAY
                     Cash or checks only - credit cards not accepted

                     Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                 Richmond Community Center, 36164 Festival Drive

          Call ahead and we ll have your tickets waiting - 586-727-3064
                     *all ticket prices are subject to change*

                       Check out the Swim Lessons and Schedule on pages 6-7

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           REGISTRATION INFORMATION
                                   REGISTRAT ION FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS
         Residents                        Monday         May 18                                              8 A.M.-5 P.M.
         Non-Residents                    Tuesday        May 19                                              8 A.M.-5 P.M.
                        PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION VERY CAREFULLY.
                                   WE APPRECIATE YOUR COOPERATION.

WALK - IN REGISTRATION
u   Richmond Residents - Monday, May 18 at the Richmond Community Center - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
u   Non-Residents - Tuesday, May 19 at the Richmond Community Center - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
u   Cash or Check only (Checks Payable to the City of Richmond).
u   Walk - in registration is required for those signing up for swimming lessons and Camp Richmond.
u   Registration will be taken daily thereafter Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
u   This option provides you with a receipt and confirmation of registration immediately.

MAIL - IN REGISTRATION
Priority: Residents will be processed on/after May 19, and Non-residents will be processed on/after May 20.
Note: Camp Richmond and Swimming Lesson Registrations must be made in person..
u   Payment in full must accompany the registration form (Checks payable to City of Richmond)
u   Checks only - please do not mail cash.
u   A written receipt/confirmation will not be provided unless you enclose a stamped self addressed envelope with your registration.
u   You will be contacted only if your class is full.

ONE HOUSEHOLD - PER REGISTRATION FORM
u An important part of making registration fast and efficient, is to be sure that ONLY ONE household is included per registration form.
u This includes both mail-in and walk-in registrations.
u Parents or legal guardians must sign the release form that accompanies the registration form for a minor.

REFUND POLICY
u Full refunds will be given for programs cancelled by the Recreation Department.
u Refunds will be granted if requested three days prior to the start of the class if the cancellation does not drop the class below minimum.
u After the 1st class, credits may be issued but not guaranteed.

SWIMMING POOL PASSES
Save money and buy a pass this summer. Unlimited access to the pool during open swim hours. Individual pass can only be used by the
individual pass purchaser. Only immediate family members that reside in the same home are eligible for a family pass. Only 2 adults
allowed on each pass and children must be under 18 years of age. Day care providers are not eligible for family passes.

NON-RESIDENT POLICY
The City of Richmond Recreation Department operates on tax dollars from the City of Richmond Residents. All other money is generated
from program fees and rentals. People who do not pay their taxes to the City of Richmond are considered non-residents (i.e., Richmond
Twp, Casco, Columbus) and must pay the non-resident fee. We appreciate our township neighbors and welcome your participation. We
encourage each community person to contact their township in regards to non-resident fees.


                                       City of Richmond Recreation Department
                            36164 Festival Drive - P.O. Box 457- Richmond, MI - 48062-0457
                                                 Phone: (586) 727-3064
                                                   Fax: (586) 727-3512
                                           E-mail: parksandrec@comcast.net
                                  Check us out on the web @ www.cityofrichmond.net


                                         Richmond Community Center 727-3064

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            City of Richmond
            Recreation Department
            36164 Festival Drive, P.O. Box 457
            Richmond, MI 48062-0457
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