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DISCOVER OAKDALE PARKS AND RECREATION EARLY REGISTRATION Summer Recreation Programs Discovery Center 4444 Hadley Avenue Thursday, April 29 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. At the beginning of April, information on the summer programs being offered by the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department will be provided to ISD 622 students and posted online at www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation Fax and mail registrations will 30. be accepted starting April 30. Youth Activity Guide Special Early Edition Summer 2010 www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation GENERAL INFORMATION Now register online with no extra fees! W elcome to the Recreation Program Guide where you will learn more about the wide array of recreation offerings, programs, events, and facilities we have to offer. The Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide quality recreation programs, facilities, and parks that meet your leisure needs and improve quality of life. Building families, healthier lifestyles, developing lifelong skills, reducing stress, and creating a sense of belonging are just a few of the beneﬁts gained from participating in recreation programs. Your comments are very important to us. If you would like to share a compliment or a concern about a program, facility, or park, please contact us at 651-747-3867 or firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT PROGRAM PICNIC SHELTER INFORMATION DISCOUNTS RENTALS Meet RAY, Telephone Number.........651-747-3860 the Parks and Resident Fee: Fax Number....................651-747-3861 Recreation Small Shelter Rental $ 30 Park Maintenance...........651-730-2740 Department Large Shelter Rental $ 75 City Hall.........................651-739-5086 mascot, whose Kitchen Rental $125 name means Shelter and Kitchen $175 Address “Recreation All Security Deposit (kitchen) $300 4444 Hadley Avenue North Year”! Look for (no tax) Oakdale, MN 55128 the DiscoverRay logo (shown at Walton Park (Entire Shelter) $350 right) throughout Includes: Band shell Hours - Parks and Recreation this guide for Two Large Shelters Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. programs that qualify for registration Kitchen Facilities fee discounts. Then register at Hours - Discovery Center least two weeks before the start of Non-Resident Fee: Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. the program and receive a special Small Shelter Rental $ 45 Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. discounted price! Large Shelter Rental $100 Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Kitchen Rental $150 Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Check out our new online registration Shelter and Kitchen $200 Saturday 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. software! Register online and pay Security Deposit (Kitchen) $300 Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. no extra fees. Registering online (no tax) automatically qualiﬁes you for Staff DiscoverRay’s special price! Walton Park (Entire Shelter) $500 Director: Bruce.email@example.com. Includes: Band shell mn.us - 747-3866 RAY makes public appearances at Two Large Shelters Recreation Supervisor: Julie.williams@ many local community events to Kitchen Facilities ci.oakdale.mn.us - 747-3867 promote the department and the Recreation Coordinator: Mike.anderson@ Discovery Center. *All rental fees subject to state sales tax* ci.oakdale.mn.us - 747-3872 Administrative Assistant: deb.ramsey@ ci.oakdale.mn.us - 747-3860 Looking for a YARD GAME great gift idea? RENTALS Web How about the www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation gift of FUN! The Oakdale Parks and Recreation De- partment has a limited number of fun Receive event updates Pick up gift certiﬁcates for the programs and trips yard games available to rent: washers, and be the first to hear bean bag toss, and ladder golf games. offered by the Parks and about special events and Recreation Department. $10/game happenings! Follow us on: Certiﬁcates are available at the Discovery Center during 3 games for $25 Rentals are for two days regular business hours or please call 651-747-3860. Please call 651-747-3860 DISCOVERY CENTER The Oakdale Discovery OUTDOOR SPEAKER Center is nestled within the SERIES picturesque Oakdale Nature Preserve at 4444 Hadley The very popular Avenue. The award-winning Outdoor Speaker Series kicks facility provides visitors a quiet off its second season on June 12. place of reﬂection and a unique The series is held at Oakdale’s education experience. Outdoor Amphitheater, 4444 Hadley Avenue, and The Discovery Center’s enjoyed by individuals and beautiful community room families alike -- and it’s *FREE*! offers the perfect setting for your next business or social ~ SPEAKERS ~ function (wedding receptions, banquets, parties, business June 12: The Raptor Center seminars, and conferences (WiFi Local Bands Perform (live owl, hawk, and falcon!) accessible). 11 a.m. - Noon at the ‘Theater June 17: Geocaching Visit often to take in the rotating 6:30-7:30 p.m. Looking for a great Friday night art exhibits, large aquarium, event throughout the summer? June 29: Jill Sadler- “hands-on” wildlife exhibit room, Birdwatching 6:30-7:30 p.m. Watch local teen bands play and to just sit by the ﬁre and read. at the Discovery Center’s new July 15: Mn Historical Society There is also a historic one-room 6 - 7:30 p.m. Outdoor Amphitheater. Majority schoolhouse nearby. of concerts will be held Friday July 17: The Amazing Marvello the Magician 1- 3p.m. evenings (6 to 8 p.m.), June through Discovery Center Hours: August. See city’s web site for Monday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ofﬁcial concert schedule. No entry Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. fee. (Bands perform music of their HAVE A HOBBY OR INTEREST Wednesday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. desire/comfort level). YOU LOVE. . . AND LOVE TO Thursday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. TALK ABOUT? Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. If you are in a band and would Saturday 12 - 4 p.m. like to perform at this venue, The Recreation Department invites Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. please contact Mike Anderson you to share your knowledge @ 651-747-3872 and your passion with others by For more information, please call or firstname.lastname@example.org teaching a class at the Discovery 651-747-3860 or go to: www. Center. Please submit your ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation proposal to Julie.Williams@ ci.oakdale.mn.us (651) 747-3867. DISCOVER AREA ARTISTS AND ARTISANS We are also looking for speakers to put on informal presentations Upcoming Shows: at our new outdoor amphitheater. Please contact April: AJ Moses, Woodworking Mike.Anderson@ci.oakdale.mn.us May: David Parker, Photography (651) 747-3872. June: Carol Bender, Watercolor July: Community Thread Painting Group, Oil August: Julie Schroeder, Oil ONGOING BOOK September: Julie Schroeder, Oil AND MOVIE SWAP The Discovery Center offers a rotating palette of the work of local artists and artisans. Stop by during Discovery Center hours to view these amazing Bring your gently used books and creations. Each artist’s work is displayed for an entire month. You are also movies in to the Discovery Center invited to attend an open house, hosted by the artist, held at 4:30 p.m. on the 3rd and swap them for something “new”. Tuesday of the month in which their show is held. Books must be in good, readable con- dition, with the cover intact. Movies Attention Artists and Artisans: Our intimate gallery at the Discovery Center must be fully operable and in their offers a wonderful opportunity to showcase your artistic talent and also original case. The swap is an even ex- strengthen the community’s appreciation of the arts. Please contact Deb change. Books exchanged for books, Ramsey: 651-747-3860 or email@example.com for information. etc. AQUATICS Now register online! CARDIO WATER Aquatics programs are offered in collaboration with ISD WORKOUT 622 Community Education and the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department. Lessons will begin the week of June 14. Evening lessons will be offered Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, with no lessons on July 5. Day lessons will run Mondays through Thursdays with four 2-week sessions. Lessons will run Tuesday through Friday for the week of 4th of July. The summer brochure will be sent home with 622 area elementary students on April 30. Brochures will also be Use the resistance of the water available on that date at the Oakdale Discovery Center, the to develop both cardiovascular Oakdale Branch Public Library (1010 Heron), and posted endurance and muscular strength. at http://communityeducation.isd622.org. Registration No swimming ability is necessary begins immediately. for this total body workout that includes cardio, toning, strength training, and stretching. Why learn to swim with us? Attend both Monday and • Small Class Size Preschool Lessons: 1:4 instructor/student ratios School Age Swimming Lessons: 1:6 instructor/ Wednesday class for the greatest student ratios for lower levels beneﬁt. Entry into the pool is by • Experienced Instructors ladder only. • Maximum of 3 classes in the pool at one time • No other swim activities in the pool during swimming lessons Skyview School • Reasonable Rates 1100 Heron Avenue, Oakdale • Balcony or bleachers for comfortable, easy viewing (Grandparents welcome!) Mondays June 14 - August 2 No class July 5 8 - 9 p.m. $35 - 7 sessions #SSC1 Wednesdays June 16 - August 4 7 - 8 p.m. $40 - 8 sessions #SSC2 Mondays and Wednesdays June 14 - August 4 8 - 9 p.m. Mondays 7 - 8 p.m. Wednesdays $65 – 15 sessions $6 - Walk-in Rate Beginning April 30, there are several ways to register for ALL Aquatics Activities (except Tanners Lake Lessons): Mail (address provided below) - Phone 651-748-7434 Online at: http://communityeducation.isd622.org Checks must be made out and sent to: ISD 622 Community Education 2520 - 12th Avenue East, North St. Paul, MN 55109 Now register online! AQUATICS YOUTH SWIMMING: CLASS DESCRIPTIONS Wee Ones 6 Years and Older Levels 1 and 2 - Fundamental Skills Water Safety Assistant (WSA) Learn to swim comfortably on front Training and back, water safety. Prerequisite: Pass Level 5 Learn teaching techniques to assist Level 3 - Stroke Development Water Safety Instructors during Prerequisite: Pass Level 2 or be able swimming lessons. to jump in deep water, swim on front June 21-24, 9:30 - 11 a.m., Skyview 5 yards, turn over – swim on back 5 Pool. $25 yards. Learn front crawl, back crawl, tread water, whip kick, water safety. Lifeguard Training Earn your lifeguard certiﬁcate during Level 4 - Stroke Improvement the week of August 2-4 at Maplewood Prerequisite: Pass Level 3 Middle School Pool. Improvement of Level 3 skills, learn elementary backstroke, side stroke, butterﬂy kick, water safety. Beginning April 30, • Mini Tots 6 months to 2 ½ years – w/parent there are several ways Level 5 – Stroke Reﬁnement to register for ALL • Tiny Tots - 2 ½ to 5 years – Prerequisite: Pass Level 4 w/parent Aquatics Activities Endurance of all strokes, learn (except Tanners Lake Lessons): • Turtles (Preschool One) breaststroke, butterﬂy, turns, water 4 – 5 year olds who will not put safety. face in water – no parent. Mail (address provided below) • Bobbers (Preschool Two) Level 6 - Fitness Swimmer 4 – 5 year olds who will put face Prerequisite: Pass Level 5 Phone 651-748-7434 in water – no parent. Must be proﬁcient in all strokes • Super Kids (Preschool Three) learned in previous levels. Build Online at: http:// 4 – 5 year olds who can swim 10’ endurance for a healthy lifestyle and/ communityeducation. with face in the water – no parent. or competitive swimming. isd622.org Level 7 - Personal Water Safety Checks must be Prerequisite: Pass Level 6 made out and sent to: Must be proﬁcient in all strokes ISD 622 Community learned in previous levels. Learn Education, 2520 - 12th safety skills and introduction to Avenue East, North St. lifeguarding skills. Paul, MN 55109 OPEN SWIMMING SKYVIEW SCHOOL 1100 Heron Avenue Oakdale Mondays & Wednesdays June 14 - August 4 (not open July 5) 1 – 2:30 p.m. $10 – Family of 4 ($1 each additional) $4 – Adult $3 – Student/Child AQUATICS - TANNERS LAKE BEACH SPECIAL EVENTS @ TANNERS Tanners Lake Beach is located at 400 Glenbrook Avenue. TANNERS LAKE Follow signs from 7th Street. BEACH PARTY Beach Hours Stop by Tanner’s Beach for an evening (Lifeguards are On Duty only during beach hours) of games, activities, contests and treats*! Parents and kids of all ages welcome! Join the sand castle contest Mondays - Fridays: Noon - 7 p.m. – prizes will be awarded! Beach will Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. be open for swimming. Bring a beach Sundays: Noon to 7 p.m. chair or towel. Beach will open June 12 and close August 15 Date: Saturday, July 17 Time: 12 - 3 p.m. Fr Concession Stand Hours Where: Tanners Lake b ee be Who: All ages ﬁrs all to ach Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays: 1 - 6 p.m. Cost: FREE t 10 the 0 kids * Concessions will also be available. ! Concession stand will be open prior to 4th of July ﬁreworks until 10 p.m. YOUTH FISHING Swim Lesson Schedule Level 1 - Intro to Water Skills: CONTEST July 12 - 22 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Monday to Thursday Rig-up, ﬁnd the “winning” spot along $50 per participant, per session, Ages 6 and older the shoreline of Tanners Lake, cast out DiscoverRay Discount Entry level class. No previous your line, and reel in the big one! experience or skills necessary. $55 per participant, per session - Children will build a sound foundation The Oakdale Parks and Recreation Regular Price of water adjustment, safety, and skills Department is hosting its ﬁrst ever including ﬂoating and gliding on front Youth Fishing Contest. Register by July 2 and back and alternating leg and arm movements for a combined stroke. You will need to provide your own Preschool 1: 11:30 a.m. - noon ﬁshing pole and bait. Prizes will be Monday to Thursday Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic awarded for various ﬁsh categories Ages 3-6. Skills: (sunﬁsh, crappie, northern pike, perch, Entry level class for children without 10 - 10:45 a.m. walleye, bullhead, catﬁsh). Age their parents. For child who is Monday to Thursday categories: 3 to 12 and 13 to 18. uncomfortable in the water and will Successful completion of either Level not put face in the water. 2, Preschool 3, or possess equivalent Date: July 10 skills for Level 1. Swimmers will Register at Picnic Shelter Preschool 2: 11 - 11:30 a.m. build upon basic skills expanding on Time: 9 a.m. - Noon Monday to Thursday the fundamentals of locomotion and Complimentary lunch served Ages 3-6. safety. Independent ﬂoating, treading from 11 a.m. to noon For child who is able to put face in water, and combined stroke on front Where: Tanners Lake water but has not mastered ﬂoating. and back introduced. Who: All ages Skills include: independent ﬂoating Cost: $3 per participant on front and back; basic independent Level 3 - Stroke Development: swimming. 10 - 10:45 a.m. Donations to the local food shelf Monday to Thursday will be collected at this event Preschool 3: 11 - 11:30 a.m. Emphasizes endurance and improving Monday to Thursday stroke proﬁciency. Swimmers Ages 3-6. who have equivalent skills will be For child with a high-level of comfort introduced to the front and back and conﬁdence in and around the glides, front crawl, back crawl, and water. Skills include: independent butterﬂy body motion. swimming on front and back, glides, ﬂoating. Register for Tanners Lake Aquatics Activities at Oakdale Parks and Recreation, 4444 Hadley Avenue or www. ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation ART PROGRAMS Abrakadoodle Art Education programs focus on helping children to develop their creativity and knowledge of the world of art, color, form and design. Abrakadoole’s art programs not only ignite a child’s imagination, but also build art knowledge, artistic techniques, ﬁne motor skills, language, cognitive skills and conﬁdence. Abrakadoodle art education programs are always new and exciting! GIRLS ONLY ART CAMP EVERYONE’S FAVORITE MONSTERS UNDER PLANES AND TRAINS MY BED CAMP Does your daughter love girly things? CAMP Ages 5 to 8 Does she love glitter and rhinestones? If so, this is the camp for her. We’ll We’ll celebrate Thomas the Train We will read “There’s a Monster and Jay-Jay the jet plane. We’ll paint Under My Bed” by James Howes decorate canvas bags, weave a and learn to draw Teddy Bears and potholder, paint a whimsical design on planes and draw trains. We’ll even cartoon monsters using the Young canvas board, and sculpt sunﬂowers paint a scene from the Land of Sodor Rembrandt’s method. Since we feel using model magic! We’ll also make and more. safe when we “cuddle” with our Teddy a Paper Mache` bowl and a mosaic Bears, we are brave enough to talk coaster and draw some “Webkinz” on Please bring a beverage and a snack -- about what could be under our beds! new Eco paper. Along the way, we’ll and come dressed to paint and play. Our creativity and imagination will sculpt, draw, paint, and more while make the exploration fun! using lots of rhinestones, paints, and Ages: 3.5 – 6 glitter. We’ll even paint our nails! Date: July 14 and 15 When: Session 1: July 19 – 22 Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Session 2: August 16 – 19 Please bring a beverage, a snack and Time: 9 a.m. – 12:00 your favorite girly CD. Cost: $49 Place: Discovery Center Place: Discovery Center 4444 Hadley Avenue Ages: 6 – 11 4444 Hadley Avenue Cost: $105 per session Date: June 28 – July 1 Time: 10 a.m. - Noon Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class Cost: $89 Place: Discovery Center STAR WARS ART CAMP BIRDS OF A FEATHER 4444 Hadley Avenue MULTI-MEDIUM CAMP If you love Star Wars then this is the Ages 7 to 12 Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class camp for you. We will make our very own light sabers. We’ll learn to draw, Explore a variety of birds using a different media or art technique GLITTER AND GLAM sculpt and paint some of our favorite each day. We’ll draw a ﬂamingo, an ART CAMP Star War characters. We’ll create a eagle, a toucan, a dove, a birdhouse picture of our Star Wars galaxy. Our and more. Budding artists will We’ll paint treasure boxes, make art projects will include everyone use markers (thin and broad line), beautiful bracelets, make a fancy from Yoda to Darth Vader to Jaba the Sharpies, colored pencils, cut-paper painting with lots of glitter for our Hut. Pack your gear for a fabulous and pastels. Outside of practicing room and more! We’ll paint our nails adventure and may the force be with and reﬁning our standard drawing and and dance to music. Please Bring a you! Bring a beverage and a snack -- coloring skills, you will also learn beverage, a snack, and your favorite and come dressed to paint and play. a style of cross hatching, cut-paper mosaic, and chalk pastel techniques. CD! Join us for a medley of birds as we Ages: 5 – 11 Date: July 26 – 29 master multi-media! Ages: 3.5 – 6 Date: July 12 and 13 Time: 10 a.m. – Noon When: Session 1: July 19 – 22 Time: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Cost: $89 Session 2: August 16 – 19 Cost: $49 Place: Discovery Center Time: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Place: Discovery Center 4444 Hadley Avenue Place: Oakdale Discovery Center 4444 Hadley Avenue 4444 Hadley Avenue Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class Cost: $105 per session Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class Registration deadline is 1 week prior to class CURIOUS CRITTERS CLUB The Oakdale Discovery Center offers a wide variety of fun and educational nature programs on Fridays throughout the year. Children participate in discussions, play games, watch DVDs, and create projects for each themed program. critter Club kids like to go outside, so please dress for the weather! When: 9:30 – 11 a.m. (ages 3-6) 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (ages 7-10) Cost: $6 per participant, per session, DiscoverRay Discount $7 per participant, per session - Regular Price Where: Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Avenue Register deadline is 1 week prior to start of program Pick up a “Critter Club” punchcard at the main desk at the Discovery Center. Each time you attend a Critter Club program, a staff member will punch your card; attend ﬁve programs and get your sixth program free! June 4: Just Ducky! Go for a hike, play a game and make a ducky craft! What do ducks eat? Why don’t they sink? Learn about our wonderful waterfowl. June 25: Bunches of Bunnies! Look for rabbit signs, eat a rabbit snack, listen to a bunny tale, make a rabbit craft. Let’s hop to it! July 16: Freaky Flowers Plants that eat animals? Flowers that smell bad? See a real carnivorous plant! Explore fun facts about unusual plants near and far. July 30: Bugs and slugs Join us for a scavenger hunt, catch a bug, enter it in a race. Creepy, crawly, slimy fun! August 13: Wacky Weasels Explore the world of weasels and their cousins big and small. Learn which ones change color, make a bad smell and are brave enough to scare a bear. You otter come play! August 27: Splish Splash Who loves water? What ﬂoats and what sinks? How do different animals swim? We’ll take a hike, do an experiment and eat a ﬁshy snack. ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONS GOLF LESSONS These associations operate independently from Oakdale Parks LINK UP 2 GOLF and Recreation. Although they use city/school facilities, they Ages 10 – Adult oversee and organize all aspects of their own programs. This 4-week program is designed to help both newer Oakdale Adult Softball Association (OASA) and intermediate players with the basics of playing Men’s, women’s, co-rec softball leagues in Oakdale. For more golf. The one-hour classes cover putting, short game, information, please call 651-731-6850 or visit www.oasa.us full swing, and conclude with on course instruction. Oakdale Athletic Association (OAA) - Youth Sports Session 1 Beginner June 1, 8, 15, 22 Youth sports such as volleyball, soccer, football, t-ball, baseball, basketball and lacrosse. For more information, please visit www. Session 2 Intermediate June 3, 10, 17, 24 oaaonline.com, call the OAA President at 651-735-1787, or attend Session 3 Beginner July 6, 13, 20, 27 meetings held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8 p.m. at Session 4 Intermediate July 8, 15, 22, 29 DeMori’s, 950 Helena Avenue. Session 5 Beginner Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 Session 6 Intermediate Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 OMNI Otters Swim Team Boy/girl swimmers ranging in age from 6–18+. Utilizes pool at Where: Oak Marsh Golf Course Skyview Community School. For more information, please visit: Time: 6 – 7 p.m. www.omniotters.com Cost: $55 – DiscoverRay Discount Tartan Area Hockey Association (TAYHA) $65 – Regular Price Boys and girls from kindergarten through 12th grade. For more Registration deadline is 1 week prior to program information, please visit: www.tayha.org MINI CAMPS - Ages 6 to 12 Eight weeks of summer fun for ages 6 to 12! Campers will participate in a variety of games, crafts and special events for each weekly theme. Sign up for 1 week, 2 weeks, or all 8 weeks. Days: Monday through Thursday Food allergies – Snacks are sometimes served at Time: 1:30 – 4 pm camp. If your child has a food allergy, please Cost: $25/week -- or sign up for all 8 weeks for only $175 make note of it on the registration form. Mini–Camp Schedule Oakdale Nature Preserve* Richard Walton Park Hawaiian Hullabaloo June 14 – 17 July 26 – 29 Pirates Paradise June 21 - 24 July 19 - 22 Beakers and Bubbles July 12 – 15 August 9 - 12 “UP” Camp July 26 - 29 June 14 - 17 All Ball June 28 - July 1 July 12 - 15 Art-A-Palooza August 9 - 12 June 28 - July 1 Wild and Wet July 19 - 22 August 2 - 5 Party in the USA August 2 – 5 June 21 - 24 *Campers at the Oakdale Nature Preserve to meet at the shelter on Granada (on the west side of the park). Hawaiian Hullabaloo Art-A-Palooza! Aloha! Get ready to discover Hawaii! Campers will be It’s an all out art-a-palooza! Campers will create one-of- greeted with a lei each day. We will make grass skirts, a-kind works of art using a variety of fun and unique art design our own surfboards, have a limbo contest, make mediums. seashell bracelets and necklaces, and learn new words in the Hawaiian language. Wild and Wet You’ll need your swimsuit and towel for this wet and wild Pirate’s Paradise week! Participate in water relays, create water art projects, Ahoy Matey! It’s Pirate Week -- get ready to ship off and make your own snow cones, toss water balloons, and enjoy sail the Seven Seas. Live the life of a pirate as we cre- a variety of other super soaking fun. Be prepared to get ate our own pirate names and costumes, search for hidden soaked! treasures, play pirate games, talk like pirates, and eat pirate food. Be there or walk the plank! Arrggghh! Party in the USA It’s a party in the USA! Join as we journey to four states in Beakers and Bubbles four days! We’ll visit Texas and do some trick roping, eat From galaxies to glaciers, this camp will explore the BBQ and do some line dancing. In Hawaii we’ll learn to “how’s and why’s” of all things science. Discover far out hula, have a luau with Hawaiian music and eat pineapple. projects and extreme experiments that are outrageously And “travel” to two more locales. FUN! “UP” Camp Explore Minnesota’s wilderness when you come “UP” to Pee Wee T-Ball Skill Building Class (Ages 4-6) camp this summer. Become ofﬁcial wilderness explorers as Monday – Thursday we spend a week of exploring and discovering the mys- teries and wonders of nature around us. Can dandelions Session 1 June 14–24 Eastside Park forecast the weather? Can crickets chirp the temperature? Session 2 July 12–22 Richard Walton Park Campers will receive “Wilderness Badges” each day. As Session 3 August 2–12 Oakﬁeld Park Russell says “An explorer is a friend to all, be it plants or a ﬁsh or a tiny mole”. Fine-tune your t-ball skills through lead up games and activities. Experience success in catching, throwing, All Ball running and hitting. Class sizes are limited to 25 participants. This is not a league. Remember to bring your It’s All Balls at this camp! Join us for a week of traditional glove! ball sports – dodge ball, kickball, parachutes with balls -- and not so traditional ball sports – juggling, bocce ball, and Time: 10:30 – 11:30am ball tag. We’ll even make a popcorn ball treat! Come play Cost: $35 - Includes t-shirt DiscoverRay Discount with us and you’ll have a ball! $40 - Includes t-shirt Regular Price Registration deadline is 1 week prior to program SMALL WORLD CAMPS - Ages 3-5 Eight weeks of summer fun for ages 3 to 5! Campers will spend the morning playing games, creating art projects, singing and socializing. Children must be potty trained. Sign up for 1 week, 2 weeks, or all 8 weeks! Days: Mondays through Thursdays *Food allergies – Snacks are some times served Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. in camps. If your child has a food allergy, Cost: $15/week -- or sign up for all 8 weeks for only $105! please list it on the registration form. Session 1 June 14 – 17 Wilderness Explorers Oakdale Nature Preserve Shelter, Granada Avenue Session 2 June 21 – 24 Pirate Island Eberle Park, 38th and Hadley Session 3 June 28 – July 1 My First Lab Walton Park, off 15th Street Session 4 July 12 - 15 Seashells and Sandcastles Oakﬁeld Park, south on Helmo off 50th Street Session 5 July 19 - 22 Superhero’s Camp Oakdale Nature Preserve Shelter, Granada Avenue Session 6 July 26 – 29 Splash Blast Walton Park, off 15th Street Session 7 August 2 – 5 Art Extravaganza Eberle Park, 38th and Hadley Session 8 August 9 – 12 On the Loose with Dr. Seuss Oakﬁeld Park, south on Helmo off 50th Street Super Heroes Camp On the Loose with Dr. Seuss It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Superhero Camp! Swoop With Dr. Seuss leading the way, we’re going on an Oh on into camp and join in on super fun, super hero activities. me! Oh my! adventure! We’ll wear Seussical clothes, eat Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Elastigirl are just Seussical ears, make Seussical creatures and read Seussical a few of the superhero’s we will visit. Come dressed as books. your favorite superhero if you want! Seashells and Sandcastles Pirate Island Join us on the beach this summer! Campers will have a Ahoy Matey! Are you ready to walk the plank, learn about blast building sand castles and exploring seashells at our the sea, search for buried treasures and make pirate crafts? homemade beach. We will “dive” into the deep blue sea in We have a camp full of adventures to tackle so we hope search of amazing underwater creatures. you arrrrrrre ready! Wilderness Explorers Splash Bash With vests made and a tent set up, campers will begin the What is summer without water fun? Beat the heat with slip week by going on fun nature walks and bug hunts. You’ll and slide fun! Wacky water games, sprinklers, popcicles, a earn “Wilderness Explorer” badges, play outdoor games, beach party and tons of water activities will keep campers and learn about life in the wild! By the end of the week plenty cool. Please bring a towel and swimsuit each day. you’ll be an ofﬁcial Wilderness Explorer! Art Extravaganza My First Lab Calling all artists! Spend the week creating amazing works Get ready to become a Junior Scientist! Become mini pa- of art using ﬁnger paints, beads, clay, foam, sidewalk chalk, leontologists as we search for fossils and dig for dinosaurs! and much more. At the end of the week, display your work We will use magnifying glasses to discover the world of at our Art Extravaganza Show! creepy crawly creatures and we’ll take a space shuttle mis- sion to explore the stars, moon and planets. This camp is M&I Bank Presents out of this world! the 3rd Annual Movie in the Park Event: The Princess and the Frog 2nd Annual M & I Bank and the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department are bringing you another Family Fun Flatables Movie in the Park event! • Family Oriented Activities Held at Walton Park • Inﬂatable bouncer (15th and Hadley) on September 25 • Concessions (all proceeds will be donated to the Carole from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. There will be Matheys Center for Children and Families) a variety of giant inﬂatables for in your jumping pleasure as well as a Date: September 18 Time: 6 p.m., Movie begins at dusk ming er! Co temb selection of food vendors! Where: Walton Band shell Cost: FREE! Sep This is a FREE, all ages event! SPECIAL EVENTS Cheer America Cheer Camp Once Upon A Star OAKDALE TREKKERS Explore Your Parks Contest Learn popular cheers, chants, iCarly Party! choreographed dance and pom-pom Venture out into Oakdale’s wonderful routines, parade marching techniques, I Know – It’s Time – The World park system and spend time with and other performance skills. This Will Change For Me – And Be So your family at the same time! program promotes physical ﬁtness, Wonderful! Be like Spencer and Between April and August, visit 12 of improved coordination, ﬂexibility, and wear your CRAZIEST SOCKS. Your Oakdale’s parks, of your choice, and the ability to work as a cheerleading Once Upon A Star iCarly make-over take a photo that shows you or your squad member. will include a shimmering purple family at each location. The ﬁrst three hair up-do and a funky iCarly tattoo. photo packages submitted will receive When: June 14 – August 23 We’ll play edible BINGO and create a a $50 gift certiﬁcate from PINZ (No camp July 5 or August 9) Spencer-sculpture with bright-colored Family Entertainment Center! Time: 6 – 6:45 p.m. - Ages 4 – 7 clay to take home. We’ll learn some 7 – 7:45 p.m. - Ages 8 – 12 Where: Discovery Center choreographed dance moves for the Complete your park visits by August 4444 Hadley Avenue iCarly theme song “Leave It All 2 19 and receive a free t-shirt and Fee: $54 ME”! pedometer. For information on park Register by June 10 locations, visit www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/ Ages: 5 - 12 recreation - Parks and Recreation/ Summer Archery Date: Thursday, July 15 Facilities. Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. The John Glenn Cadet Archery Location: Discovery Center- The contest is simple; just register Program and the Oakdale Parks and 4444 Hadley Avenue online, take a photo at 12 different Recreation Department are teaming Cost: $16 parks, label with the park name, and up again to offer an outdoor archery Register by July 8 submit all of them at one time to league. The league will begin with the Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley the fundamentals of shooting form Mom & Me Diva Day! Avenue. Digital photos may be and equipment needed, and transition emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. into a casual scoring league where Bring your mom for a pampering mn.us everybody wins. No experience DIVA time! We’ll enjoy a parafﬁn necessary. Equipment is provided. hand wax, followed by polishing DISCOVERY Please dress for the weather. ﬁngernails. Daughters will enjoy a BACKPACKS hair up-do (we’ll teach mom how to When: Tuesdays and Thursdays do at home). Each Mom and Me Team Stop at the Discovery Center and July 12 to August 4 will bead matching charm bracelets check out one of our “Discovery Time: 9 a.m. to noon to take home. To close, we’ll snap a Backpacks”. The packs contain Where: Northdale Park, off 50th DIVA proof of you and Mom wearing everything you need for a fun Fee: $48 DiscoverRay Discount our bright feather boas – for next day exploration into the Oakdale Nature $53 Regular Price access on Shutterﬂy. Preserve. Seek out animal tracks; Registration deadline 1 week prior to program identify different types of ﬂowers and Ages: 4 – 12 (with parent) trees. Use binoculars to bird watch or Intro to Archery Date: Saturday, August 14 catch a glimpse of the deer, fox and Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. raccoons that call the Nature Preserve Archery lessons build conﬁdence Location: Discovery Center - home. Catch interesting critters with by setting, working towards, and 4444 Hadley Avenue the insect net. Go on a scavenger achieving goals. This course Cost: $16 per couple hunt! Wait until you discover all this concentrates on range rules, safety Register by August 6 beautiful park has to offer! rules and the fundamentals of archery. This class is appropriate for those who have never shot a bow and for those with some previous experience Free Water Slides at Tower Park seeking a refresher. Equipment is provided. Pack a picnic lunch, grab a blanket and spend the afternoon cooling off at Oakdale’s very own homemade water slide! When: Session 1: June 21 and 22 (Youth Session, ages 10 – 15) Dates: Fridays: June 18, July 2 and July 23, and August 6 and 20 Session 2: June 19 and 20 (Mom Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m. and Daughter Session) Location: Tower Park: 8th Street and Guthrie Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Where: Northdale Park, off 50th Children need to be accompanied by an adult Fee: $20 per person/session Registration deadline 1 week prior to program SPECIAL EVENTS Parks and Recreation Department offers tickets, at ITS BACK! discounted prices, for select events being held at the Target and Xcel centers. All you need to do is pay Get up! Get out! Get Active! Oakdale Parks and Recreation for and pick up the tickets at the Oakdale Parks and Department is proud to announce the ITS program is coming Recreation Department /Discovery Center, 4444 back to a neighborhood near you! Get engaged in tons of Hadley. Transportation to and from the event is the “spur of the moment” recreation. The Recreation Van will be responsibility of the purchasers. Children under the ready for fun all summer long (June 21 through August 13), age of one do not need a ticket. No refunds may be with games and activities that are sure to spark your interest! made after the noted “Register by” date. Don’t hesitate to participate in this FREE for all madness! We assure you that you will have an “adventureful” summer! Star Wars: In Concert Session 1: Weeks 1-3 (June 21- July 9) No Activities July 5 When: Sunday, July 11 Monday 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Oakﬁeld Park Time: 3:00 p.m. 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Guthrie Park Where: Xcel Energy Center Tuesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. East Side Park 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Tanners Lake Park Cost: $36 (Section 219, Rows 7 and 8, Wednesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Corner of Heath/Helena Seats 1 – 10) 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Golfview Park Register by June 28 Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Guthrie Park 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. East Side Park Star Wars: In Concert is a unique multi-media Session 2: Weeks 4-6 (July 12- July 30) event featuring music from all six of John Williams’ epic Star Wars scores. With live narration by Monday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. East Side Park 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Golfview Park Anthony Daniels (the actor who portrayed C-3PO Tuesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Corner of Heath/Helena in all six ﬁlms), the production features a full 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Guthrie Park symphony orchestra and choir, accompanied by Wednesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Oakﬁeld Park specially edited footage from the ﬁlms displayed 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Tanners Lake Park on a three-story-tall, high-deﬁnition LED super- Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Guthrie Park 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Corner of Heath/Helena screen – one of the largest ever put on tour. The footage actually runs in sync with the live music to Session 3: Weeks 7-8 (August 2- August 13) create a full multi-media, one-of-a-kind Star Wars Monday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Oakﬁeld Park experience. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Corner of Heath/Helena Tuesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Guthrie Park 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. East Side Park Wednesday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Golfview Park 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Oakﬁeld Park Discovery Center Thursday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Corner of Heath/Helena LIVE BEE DISPLAY 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Tanners Lake Park This summer, the Discovery Center, 4444 ITS THEMES Hadley Avenue, will have its ﬁrst live Week 1 – Yahoo! Yard Games. Get the summer started with fun beehive display! outdoor yard games like bean bags, ladder golf, washer toss and more! The display will have a demo version of Week 2 – Wacky Arts and Crafts. Bring along your creative crafty the hive inside in exhibit room, along with skills as we build fun and exciting things. informational posters. We will also have a Week 3 – Splash Waterfalls. Wear appropriate clothes and bring “live” display outside the building, directly a super soaker if you have one and get ready for a “soakin’ wet, out the window for viewing pleasure. We “splasherful” fun day. encourage you to stop by and watch how Week 4 – Simply Sports. Join us as we play team oriented sports bees work inside a hive. such as kickball, basketball, wifﬂeball and more Week 5 – Speed Demons. Gear up as we see who can compete at The bees work from sunrise to around 6-7 the highest level. There will be different races and obstacle courses p.m., with a few worker bees continuing to for you to challenge yourself with as we battle to the ﬁnish! work until sunset. Week 6 – Challenge Yourself. Push yourself to the limit as we test you on multiple skills and challenge tests. We highly recommend stopping in to see Week 7 – Sports of all Sorts. Look at the difference between team the new display. And please be safe and sports and individual sports, help build individual skills that will help courteous of this new attraction. The bees you as a team and a team player. are harmless unless disturbed. Week 8 – Splash 2 Waterfalls! Get ready as we play fun water games and then ﬁnish with an all out water palooza! SPORTS UNLIMITED Sports Unlimited programs are designed for boys and girls of all ages regardless of skill or ability. The camps are based on the philosophy of providing all children with the opportunity to develop sport skills in a fun, safe and non-competitive environment. Sports Unlimited coaches will teach the fundamental skills using small group activities, scrimmages and fun games. They will also focus on helping the kids learn the rules of each sports while working on team play and sportsmanship. Participants should dress appropriately for the weather. Bring a snack, a water bottle, sun screen and wear tennis or soccer shoes (no metal spikes). Participants will be divided by age and skill level. All participants will receive a Sports Unlimited water bottle and sportsmanship award. Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to program. Skateboard Camp Ages 6 – 12 Soccer Camp Ages 6 – 12 SKATE Whether you are just learning or ready to learn more advance tricks, Be introduced to the sport of soccer through skill development and small PARK this camp is for you! Individual skills group games. Participants will learn taught include balance, stopping, the rules of soccer while working turning, Ollie, nollie, heelﬂip and on team play and sportsmanship. Walton Park, Hadley kickﬂips. Skateboard and helmet are Individual skills taught: shooting, and 15th Street, north required. Knee pads, elbow pads, and passing, and learning the strategies of wrist guards are recommended (all offense and defense. Please bring shin of the tennis courts recommended gear is available at no guards if you have them. next to the hockey charge if you don’t have your own). rink. Place: Eastside Park, Helmo Avenue Place: Walton Park Dates: July 19 – 22 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Dates: June 28–July 1 1–4 p.m. Cost: $72 HOURS August 2 – 5 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Daily 8 a.m. to dusk Cost: $82 Flag Football Camp Ages 6 – 12 Skateboarders and in- Mini-Sport Camp Ages 4 – 6 This camp is designed to introduce line skaters of all ages Explore baseball, soccer, non-contact the young athlete to the sport of ﬂag lacrosse, and ﬂag football in a fun and football may use this facility at non-competitive setting. Participants through skill development and small no cost. should bring a baseball glove. group games. Skills taught will include Park includes a half Place: Eastside Park, Helmo Avenue passing, catching, kicking, as well as pipe, roll ins, spine Dates: July 12 – 15 9 a.m.–12 p.m. strategies of offense and defense. ramp, sub box, elevator, August 9 – 12 9 a.m.–12 p.m. volcano, driveways and Cost: $72 Place: Eastside Park, Helmo Avenue canyon. Dates: July 26 – 29 1 – 4 p.m. Multi-Sport Camp Ages 6 – 12 Cost: $72 Skate park Rules Explore basketball, soccer, ﬂag football, and non-contact lacrosse. Introductory Lacrosse Camp • Bikes and scooters Ages 6 – 12 Place: Eastside Park, Helmo Avenue The fundamental skills of lacrosse will are not permitted in Dates: July 12 – 15 1 – 4 p.m. be taught using small group activities, the skate park. Cost: $72 scrimmages and fun games. There • Helmets, elbow will also be a focus on helping and knee pads are participants learn the rules of lacrosse strongly encouraged. while working on team play and • Smoking, alcohol, sportsmanship. Speciﬁc skills will profanity and loud include catching, throwing, scooping music are prohibited. and cradling. • Respect others, share Place: Eastside Park, Helmo Avenue the space. Dates: August 9 – 12 1 – 4 p.m. • Please help keep the Cost: $72 park clean. Dispose of trash in the proper containers. SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Walton Park Band Shell 15th Street and Hadley Avenue Wednesday Evenings throughout the summer 7 to 8:30 p.m. FREE Family Fun! June 16 REDPATH (Country) June 23 ARCH ALLIES (Tribute Band: Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon) 7 to 10 p.m. - Kick Off to Summerfest! June 30 THE SPLATTER SISTERS (Family Entertainment) July 7 SWEET SIREN (Rock) August 4 BARBARY COAST (Dixieland) August 18 JOE MEYER BAND (Acoustic Blues and Folk) The summer concert series is sponsored by the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department and Lake Elmo Bank. SUMMERFEST EVENTS Mile-A-Thon 3rd Lair Skateboard Contest Family Bike Ride Run the parade route and be cheered 3rd Lair will again be stopping at Join us on a leisurely seven mile bike on the entire way! Sign up as an the Richard Walton Park Skate park ride designed for all ages, levels, individual or a corporation. Prizes as part of their “Summer Series” and biking abilities. This is a great will be given out to the top race contest series. Points will be given to chance to get together with friends and ﬁnisher (grand champion), 1st, 2nd, each competitor based on their ﬁnal family and enjoy a nice scenic bike 3rd, place male and female winners standing at each contest. Results, ride. Bikers will meet at the warming and the top corporate team. The standings and cumulative point totals house at the south end of Walton Park. top male & female runner will each of every competitor will be kept We will begin the ride at Walton Park, receive $100! track of on the “Summer Series” head down 15th, north on Granada, website: www.summerseries.net. The through the Oakdale Nature Preserve T-shirts will be provided to all competitors with the most points at the to the Discovery Center where there participants. Event is co-sponsored end of the 13 series will be the winner! will be a refreshment stop. We will by Anytime Fitness, Oak Springs There will be three overall points continue south on Hadley Avenue back Chiropractic: A Creating Wellness winners crowned in each division – to Walton Park. Helmets are required Center, and the Oakdale Parks and Beginner, Intermediate and Expert. by all participants. Recreation Department. Winners of each division in each Date: June 26 Date: June 24 contest will receive a “golden ticket” Time: 10 a.m. Time: 6 p.m. to the Midwest Melee – held at the Entry Fee: $5 per person or Where: 15th Street and 3rd Lair Skate Park in Golden Valley. $15 per family Hallmark This “golden ticket” will put them Register by June 18 Entry Fees: directly into the semi-ﬁnals of the $15 - Adults Annual Midwest Melee. Sponsored $10 - Children by Western Bank $35 - Family (up to 6 people) $12 - per person Corporate When: June 25 (must have 6 runners) Time: 4:30 p.m. - Registration Register by June 17 5:30 p.m. - Start time Where: Walton Skate park Entry Fee: $10 per person, paid on site TAEKWONDO Ages 11-13 TEEN KAYAK CAMP Join us on the St. Croix River for a Camp Includes: truely WILD experience with Wahoo! Adventures*. • All equipment including life vest • Healthy lunch each day Day One: Meet your fellow campers • Transportation to/from the and learn the basics of kayaking using Oakdale Discovery Center a nearby cove on the river. Learn how • Skills and safety training to navigate the river using GPS. • 1 adult for every 5 teens Day Two: We will venture our Session 1 - Boys Camp: kayaks north along the St. Croix to June 29, 30, July 1 paddle under the nests of egrets and Session 2 - Boys and Girls Camp: July 13, 14, 15 blue heron, maybe see an eagle too! Session 3 - Girls Camp: We will use our new GPS skills to July 27, 28, 29 ﬁnd hidden treasure along the route, Session 4 - Boys and Girls Camp: stopping along the sandy islands that August 3, 4, 5 pop up along the river and also have a picnic lunch. Cost: $180 per session Traditional Taekwondo: Beginner’s Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. training in the art of Taekwondo Day Three: Challenge Day! We Pickup/Drop off: Discovery Center, 4444 with Black Belt instructors from will test our new kayak skills with Hadley Avenue Excel Martial Arts Academy in a variety of obstacle courses on the Woodbury. Taekwondo is a Korean Registration Deadline 1 week prior to camp river. Afterward you will get to hide a martial art that combines ancient scavenger item, create a map and clues traditional techniques with the * Wahoo! Adventures is founded by Kerri that the rest of the campers will need Kolstad, who has navigated the St. Croix inﬂuences of Japanese Karate and to decode. We will ﬁnish our week Chinese Kung Fu. It provides for over 17 years. with prizes and an award ceremony. physical training in balance, ﬂexibility, strength, coordination and stamina and many character building attributes including respect, TENNIS LESSONS self-control, courtesy, perseverance Monday - Thursday Participants should provide own racquets. and goal-setting. Students have the Session 1 Morning Classes The Oakdale Recreation Department does opportunity to develop the required Eastside Park have a limited supply of racquets if you knowledge and skill to test for their June 21 – July 1 cannot supply your own. Please make a ﬁrst colored belt rank. Excel Martial Pee Wee 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. note on the registration form. Arts is licensed and the instructors Beginner 9:25 – 10:25 a.m. certiﬁed by the world’s largest martial Advanced Beg 10:35 – 11:35 a.m. Registration Deadline is 1 week prior to start of program. arts organization, the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) Session 2 Evening Classes Walton Park Class Descriptions: Access www.WoodburyMartialArts. July 12 – 22 com for more information on Excel Pee Wee 5 – 5:45 p.m. Pee Wee (ages 4 – 7). Introduction and the ATA. A parent is required Beginner 5:55 – 6:55 p.m. to tennis through a variety of fun and to attend with children ages 5 – 7. Advanced Beg 7:05 – 8:05 p.m. challenging activities that develop skills Students should wear comfortable or movement, balance, and coordination to workout clothing or traditional white Session 3 Morning Classes play tennis. martial arts uniform. Parents free. Oakdale Park August 2 – 12 Beginners (ages 8 – 12). Sign up for Pee Wee 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. beginners if you have had limited playing When: Thursdays, July 8 – August 26 experience. You’ll learn the basic strokes, (7 weeks) Beginner 9:25 – 10:25 a.m. Advanced Beg 10:35 – 11:35 a.m. scoring, and equipment involved with Time: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. tennis. Intermediates 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Place: Discovery Center 4444 Hadley Avenue Cost*: Pee Wee (includes t-shirt) Advanced Beginners (ages 8 – 12). Cost: DiscoverRay Discount: $32 DiscoverRay Discount Designed for the more advanced player $65 1st person $37 Regular seeking intensive drills and challenge $45 2nd person matches. Players should have experience $30 3rd person Beginner, Advanced Beginner with overheads, slices, and approach shots. Regular Price: and Intermediate (includes t-shirt) Intermediates. If you’ve learned the basic $70 1st person strokes and have some playing experience, $50 2nd person $37 DiscoverRay Discount: $42 Regular these lessons can help you improve your $40 3rd person playing ability. Register by June 17 WELLNESS - FARMERS MARKET See you there! The Oakdale Farmer’s Market will return in June and we expect another highly successful season of selling a wide variety of locally-grown products. The market opens at 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons and will close at 7 p.m., through the end of October. You’ll ﬁnd the vendors in the outer parking lot at City Hall, 1584 Hadley Avenue. NEW THIS YEAR: Musical performers from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on: June 16 and 30 July 7, 14, 21, 28 August 4, 11, 18, 25 September 8, 15 TBD For more information, please visit our web page www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation. If you would like know what’s coming up at the Farmer’s Market, please e-mail the Market Coordinator at email@example.com Now seeking vendors: • Dairy products (milk, cheese) • Meats • Farm fresh eggs • Sauces, dips, spice mixes, marinades • Nursery plants, annuals, perennials, container plants, hanging baskets • Herbs WELLNESS CLASSES COMMUNITY HATHA FLOW YOGA WALK-A-THON Deadline: Session 1 – June 15 Help Create a Healthier Oakdale A blend of various styles of yoga. Session 2 – July 27 Flow from posture to posture, rhythmically linking breath with each Thursday Evenings Have you ever tracked the number of posture, pausing at times to re-connect When: Session 1: June 24 – July 22 miles you’ve walked and wondered and center. Balance and stretch while Session 2: August 5–September 2 whether you could have reached standing, kneeling, sitting, and lying. Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Chicago, New York or Miami? Beginners are welcome as are those Where: Discovery Center who have practiced yoga before and 4444 Hadley Avenue Walk through the Oakdale Nature all students are encourage to move at Cost: $45 per session Preserve and we’ll keep track of their own comfortable pace. Please Deadline: Session 1 – June 17 your journey. As you reach each wear comfortable clothing and bring a Session 2 – July 29 destination listed on the ofﬁcial map, yoga mat. Instructor: Joanne Romain is a registered teacher with the Yoga you will receive a prize relating to the Alliance and has been practicing yoga Drop in city to which you have walked! for over 13 years. to try any To learn more, please contact Mike at Tuesday Afternoons firstname.lastname@example.org When: Session 1: June 22 – July 20 Yoga Class Session 2: August 3–September 7 When: April - October (No class August 10) for only $12 Where: Discovery Center Time: 12 – 12:50 p.m. 4444 Hadley Avenue Where: Discovery Center Cost: FREE! 4444 Hadley Avenue Cost: $45 per session Now register online with no extra fees! REGISTRATION The city offers ﬁve convenient ways to pay for programs and activities. Participants may register at the Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Avenue, or at City Hall, 1584 Hadley Avenue. For more information, please call 651- 747-3860. Online www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation REGISTRATION DEADLINE Registration deadlines are established for each program to ensure appropriate stafﬁng, supplies, and facilities needs. Please refer to program descriptions for each program’s registration deadline. WAIT LISTS Mail At your request, your name can be placed on a waiting list if a program 4444 Hadley Avenue N is full. When an opening occurs, you will be contacted. Oakdale, MN 55128 CANCELLATION Oakdale Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel, postpone or combine programs and change instructors. Classes with insufﬁcient enrollment will be cancelled and payment will be refunded or credited to your account. Participants will be notiﬁed of program cancellations prior to the start of the program. Fax PROGRAM CONFIRMATIONS 651-747-3861 You will be contacted if a program is full, a program is cancelled, or if a program change is necessary. REFUNDS Registration fees for a program cancelled by the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department will be fully refunded. You may cancel your registration 3 business days before the start of the program and receive a refund, less a $5 administration fee. Once a refund has been requested, In-Person a check will be mailed to you within 45 days. If your registration was 4444 Hadley Avenue or charged, a credit to your charge card will be processed. No refunds can be issued once a program has started or if tickets were purchased for a City Hall - 1584 Hadley Avenue trip or event. SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarships are available for persons who may need ﬁnancial assistance in order to participate in youth programs. Funds are limited and available on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis (Oakdale residents only). For more information or to request an application, please call 651-747-3860. Drop Boxes Located at Discovery Center (in front of the building) Questions? Please or at City Hall. call (651) 747-3860 or visit www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/ recreation REGISTRATION FORM Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department ~ Discovery Center Phone: 651-747-3860 Fax: 651-747-3861 www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Name of Parent/Guardian Address City Zip _____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________ 1st Phone (please circle one): Home Work Cell 2nd Phone (please circle one): Home Work Cell Participant Emergency Contact Information: _________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Email Name Telephone Number Relationship (Other than parent or guardian) PERMISSION AND WAIVER: I hereby agree to allow my child to participate in the Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department activity named below. In consideration of your accepting this registration, I hereby, for myself and my heirs, waive any and all rights and claims for damages I may have against the City of Oakdale and its representatives, for any and all injuries from whatever cause suffered by the participant (s) listed in the indicated activity below. I understand that the information that I have provided will be distributed to individuals involved with each recreation program. The Oakdale Parks and Recreation Department often takes pictures, slides, and videotape of participants for program promotion and brochures. The completion of your registration signifies your acceptance of this consent. Participant Name M/F Age Birthdate Activity Activity Time Location Fee First and Last Name Date nline ecreation ter O .us/r egis e.mn R dal w.c i.oak ww TOTAL DUE $ Parent/Guardian Signature ________________________________________ Today’s Date _______________ MAIL. Mail completed form and Registration PAYMENT TYPE payment (checks made payable to Confirmations “City of Oakdale”) to: are not provided ( ) Cash OFFICE USE ONLY: Oakdale Parks and Recreation ( ) Check # Date Received: 4444 Hadley Avenue North ( ) Credit Card # Oakdale, MN 55128 Amount Received: Circle Type: VISA / MC / Am Exp / Discover Received by: Exp. Date: / FAX. Credit Card Payments Only. Signature: Fax completed form and payment information to: (651) 747-3861
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