• YOUTH PROGRAMS •
SATURDAY CLASSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
Dog Obedience for Young Handlers
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS Fee: $55.00
7 Week Session
Non-res add: $5.00
Mar 19 2009 - Apr 30 2009
ARTS & CRAFTS
Ages: 7yrs to 12yrs with parent/guardian
Babysitting This class is for handlers ages 7 to 12 years old, accompanied Mini Doodlers
Fee: $38.00 Non-res add: $5.00 by an adult. The dog must be at least 4 months old and be Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00
2 Saturdays Apr 18 2009 & Apr 25 2009 current on vaccines. Please bring your dog's vaccination 4 Week Session
Ages: 10yrs to 16yrs records to the first class. A six-foot (6') nylon leash is required. Session #1: Mar 10 2009 - Mar 31 2009
Any youth 10 years or older may register. This course is Classes will be held at Keystone Canine Club, 2942 Industrial Session #2: Apr 14 2009 - May 05 2009
designed to teach the skills necessary for infant and Boulevard, 412-833-2211. Ages: 3yrs to Kindergarten
toddler care, including safety and emergency procedures. 3309.102 06:00pm-06:45pm Th Abrakadoodle art education class: Pre-schoolers create their
Students MUST attend both classes and must also pass Keystone Canine own unique masterpieces using their imagination, creativity
a written test to obtain certification. Class size is limited. and newly learned skills. Lessons provide new experiences
Bring to both classes: a large doll WITH CLOTHING, two with paints, watercolors, pastels and other creative
disposable diapers, plastic baby bottle, paper and pen. tools/materials. Art techniques and history are introduced.
Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
NOTE: This is not a Red Cross class; it is for information 3805.101 Session #1 01:30pm-02:30pm Tu
7 Week Session Mar 14 2009 - April 25 2009
and participation purposes only. The class will be held in 3805.115 Session #2 01:30pm-02:30pm Tu
Ages: 12yrs and over
the Caucus Room, Bethel Park Municipal Building. Community Center
Handler must be at least 12 years old and the dog must be
3105.101 10:00am-01:00pm Sa at least 4 months old and be current on vaccines. Please
Caucus Room bring your dog's vaccination records to the first class. A six- Doodlers
foot (6') nylon leash is required. An adult must accompany Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00
handlers under age 18. Classes will be held at Keystone 4 Week Session
Canine Club, 2942 Industrial Boulevard, 412-833-2211. Session #1: Mar 11 2009 - Apr 01 2009
3309.101 10:45am-11:35am Sa Session #2: Apr 15 2009 - May 06 2009
Keystone Canine Ages: 6yrs to 12yrs
Abrakadoodle art education class: All new lessons will
Dog Agility introduce techniques and artistic styles that participants will
Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00 use to design unique creations. Contemporary and master
7 Week Session Mar 19 2009 - Apr 30 2009 artists are discussed. Students develop skills, confidence, and
Ages: 12yrs and over "IQ" (imagination quotient) in a fun environment.
Agility is the popular fun sport for dogs that is sweeping the nation! 3805.102 Session #1 06:30pm-07:30pm W
Your dog will learn to go over jumps, run through tunnels, go up 3805.112 Session #2 06:30pm-07:30pm W
Chess for Kids and down a see-saw, and handle many other obstacles. This class Community Center
Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00 is for dogs at least one year old who have completed a Basic
8 Week Session Mar 26 2009 - May 21 2009 Obedience Class. Bring lots of treats! Please bring your dog's
Ages: 7yrs to 14yrs vaccination records to the first class. An adult must accompany South Arts
Class time is evenly split between lesson and play. Lessons handlers under age 18. Classes will be held at Keystone Canine Art en Espanol
range from learning the rules to advanced tournament Club, 2942 Industrial Boulevard, 412-833-2211. Fee: $65.00 Non-res add: $5.00
strategies. Play time is structured to pair each student against 3309.103 07:30pm-08:30pm Th 6 Week Session Apr 06 2009 - May 18 2009
an opponent of similar skill. Students will have the opportunity Keystone Canine Ages: 6yrs to 14yrs
to play in local, state and national tournaments. All chess Hola! Draw, paint and sculpt lots of fun, colorful projects while
supplies provided. learning a bit of Spanish! Los Colores will be explored, a
NO CLASS ON APRIL 9. Driver Education Mexican vase will be sculpted, and a Spanish-themed, acrylic
3863.102 06:15pm-07:15pm Th Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00 painting will be created.
Community Center To Kennedy: $300.00 NO CLASS ON APRIL 13.
5 Week Session Apr 14 2009 - May 14 2009 3805.116 05:30pm-07:00pm M
Ages: 15yrs and over Community Center
College Process Made Easy The course is conducted by Kennedy School of Driving through
Fee: $15.00 per family Non-res add: $5.00 the Bethel Park Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.
1 Class Mar 02 2009 Upon successful completion of the 30 hours of theory and 6
hours of in-car training, a certificate is given that is accepted by
Spring Themed Art:
Ages: 14yrs and over with parent/guardian Drawing, Painting & Sculpture
Especially helpful for families of Sophomores & Juniors! most insurance companies for an insurance rate discount.
Check your company on their policy. The student does not have
Fee: $60.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Many changes develop in the preparation for college process 6 Week Session Apr 04 2009 - May 16 2009
each year. This seminar is designed to help simplify that and to be 16 to enroll for the theory, but must be 16 and have a
Ages: 5yrs to 11yrs
offer parents an organized approach to college planning. The learner's permit for the on-the-road portion of the program.
Students will enjoy Spring themed projects such as a
instructor has developed a checklist pamphlet that covers garden stone sculpture, baby animal drawings, and an
SAT/ACT tests, college visitations, applications, housing, This class now features the option of taking your driving test with
acrylic flower painting embellished with glitter to make the
financial aid and more. There will be an informative question our instructor. The test for your license will be administered at
flowers sparkle along with more springy subjects to
& answer session at the end of the seminar. A list of potential Bethel Park High School. This counts as 1 hour of your behind-
scholarships will be distributed to all attending. For information the-wheel instruction. This option is ONLY available to Bethel
Park residents who currently attend Bethel Park High School.
NO CLASS ON APRIL 11.
call 412-831-0837 or email at NMorri4250@aol.com. Please 3805.111 10:00am-11:30am Sa
indicate that you are asking for "college process". Community Center
3960.101 07:00pm-08:30pm M The $40 (non-resident $45) NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-
Community Center TRANSFERABLE fee payable to Bethel Park Recreation will
secure your space in the class. The balance of $300 must be South Arts
Spring Workshop paid to Kennedy School of Driving on the first night of class. Creative Clay and Sculpture for Children
Fee: $12.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Class Size Is Limited to 32 Students! BETHEL PARK Fee: $65.00 Non-res add: $5.00
1 Saturday Mar 14 2009 RESIDENTS ARE GIVEN PRIORITY REGISTRATION 6 Week Session Apr 07 2009 - May 19 2009
Grades K - 4 BEFORE NON-RESIDENTS. The class will be held in BPHS Ages: 5yrs to 11yrs
Welcome Spring with a workshop filled with crafts, games Building 3, room 3108. In this fun "hands on" class, students will express their
and a snack. Come to the Bethel Park Community Center creativity with air-dry clay. Exciting projects will include: a pinch
to make a cute spring craft, a fun spring themed snack, and Details for the July 2009 Driver Education course will be in the pot, a coil vase, an animal sculpture and their hand print in
more! All supplies will be provided. May 2009 issue of the Chronicles. clay. Returning students will create different projects.
3890.101 10:00am-12:00pm Sa 3311.101 06:30pm-09:30pm Tu Th NO CLASS ON MAY 5.
Community Center BPHS Bldg 3, Room 3108 3805.103 05:00pm-06:30pm Tu
www.bethelpark.net February 16, 2009
SATURDAY CLASSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
South Arts Belly Dancing Fun Fitness & Sports
Creative Clay and Sculpture for Teens Fee: $60.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Fee: $65.00 Non-res add: $5.00 *Material Fee: $35.00 8 Week Session Mar 18 2009 - May 13 2009
6 Week Session Apr 07 2009 - May 19 2009 Combined Class Fee: $75.00 Ages: 3yrs to 6yrs
Ages: 12yrs to 16yrs 6 Week Session This "Gym" class will have your young sports star cruising into
In this fun "hands on" class, students will express their Session #1: Mar 01 2009 - Apr 05 2009 elementary school! In a physical education class format, your
creativity with air-dry clay. Exciting projects will include: a pinch Session #2: Apr 19 2009 - May 24 2009 3 - 6 year old will be given proper direction and encouragement
pot, a coil vase, an animal sculpture and their hand print in Ages: 16yrs to adult to learn and engage in fitness and sports based skills. Fitness
clay. Returning students will create different projects. No dance experience is necessary! Students will learn the attributes such as balance, strength, flexibility and coordination
NO CLASS ON MAY 5. basic dance steps from 9 different styles as well as the history will be included. The following sport skills will be introduced in
3805.104 07:00pm-08:50pm Tu behind each step. Students will also learn a full performance class: soccer, basketball, running, volleyball, baseball,
Community Center dance and other fun things. This high energy, low impact form modified tumbling, and obstacle course.
of exercise tones the body from head to toe, helps posture and NO CLASS ON APRIL 8.
circulation. Join us to have fun and get in shape at the same 3815.101 10:00am-11:00am W
time. Dress in loose athletic pants or a long skirt with leggings 3815.102 01:00pm-02:00pm W
& comfortable shirt and wear ballet style slippers or jazz dance Community Center
shoes. *Material fee of $35 covers cost of a mandatory hip
scarf, payable to the instructor the first night of class. Register
for the Core Strengthening and Toning class together with Fit Kids
this class for a combined discount rate of $75.00. Combined Fee: $20.00 Non-res add: $5.00
discount rate is not available with online registration. 6 Week Session
Instructor: Renae Bishop. Session #1: Mar 09 2009 - Apr 20 2009
3935.101 07:30pm-08:30pm Su Session #2: Apr 27 2009 - Jun 08 2009
Community Center Ages: 5yrs to 8yrs
South Arts Exercise can be fun! Class has been designed for kids to have
Teen Modern Art fun and stay active with obstacle courses, relay races and a
6 Week Session
Non-res add: $5.00
Apr 06 2009 - May 18 2009 FITNESS & EXERCISE variety of other physical activities.
NO CLASSES ON APRIL 6 & MAY 25.
Ages: 13yrs to 16yrs 3815.110 Session #1 06:15pm-07:00pm M
In this cool class, students will learn the techniques of modern painters 3815.111 Session #2 06:15pm-07:00pm M
such as Jackson Pollock, Edward Hopper, and Andy Warhol. Move & Tumble Community Center
Abstract, semi-abstract, and geometric paintings will be created. Fee: $35.00 Non-res add: $5.00
NO CLASS ON APRIL 13. 6 Week Session
Session #1: Mar 10 2009 - Apr 21 2009
3805.110 06:00pm-07:30pm M Session #2: Apr 28 2009 - Jun 02 2009
Community Center Ages: 18mths to 2yrs with caregiver
Both caregiver and child will have loads of fun while they move
and exercise to fun music. Participants will be jumping,
hopping, skipping, Hula Hooping, and tumbling. Parachute
DANCE games and the use of fitness balls will also be a part of this
very active class.
NO CLASS ON APRIL 7.
3830.101 Session #1 09:30am-10:15am Tu
Ballet/Dance Combo 3830.111 Session #2 09:30am-10:15am Tu
Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Community Center SPARK:
8 Week Session Sports, Play & Active Recreation for Kids!
Session #1: Mar 03 2009 - Apr 23 2009 Fee: $28.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Session #2: Apr 28 2009 - Jun 11 2009 8 Week Session Mar 19 2009 - May 14 2009
Ages: 3yrs to 5yrs Ages: 9yrs to 12yrs
This class will serve as an intro to ballet, while incorporating Researchers from the Highmark Healthy High 5 Foundation
other fun dance/movement techniques that will enhance developed the SPARK program. The goal is to provide a safe,
balance, body control and the natural sense of rhythm. Simple enjoyable, active, and developmentally appropriate fitness
jazz-type and tap movements will be introduced and proper program for tweens. Opportunities will be provided for each
stretching (set to song and nursery rhymes) will be taught. This youth to be successful and to develop social and personal
is a very informal & fun approach to beginning dance. skills. Nutrition & healthy habits will also be discussed. Each
Participants should dress in standard dance attire, (leotard or SPARK session includes a warm-up, core activities (games,
tank top with tights) or stretchy, tight (fitness/dance) shorts sports, fitness circuits, obstacle courses), and a cool down.
worn over tights. Jazz or ballet shoes are preferred. Your child will have FUN while keeping FIT!
NO CLASSES ON APRIL 7 & 9. Move & Tumble Too NO CLASS ON APRIL 9.
3818.106 Session #1 06:00pm-06:45pm Tu Fee: $35.00 Non-res add: $5.00 3815.104 04:30pm-05:15pm Th
3818.101 Session #1 10:30am-11:15am Th 6 Week Session Community Center
3818.111 Session #1 01:30pm-02:15pm Th Session #1: Mar 10 2009 - Apr 21 2009
3818.116 Session #2 06:00pm-06:45pm Tu Session #2: Apr 28 2009 - Jun 02 2009
3818.105 Session #2 10:30am-11:15am Th Ages: 3yrs to 4yrs Speed and Conditioning
3818.115 Session #2 01:30pm-02:15pm Th This provides a great opportunity to expend some extra energy! Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Community Center Different fun activities will be introduced each week including 8 Week Session Mar 17 2009 - May 12 2009
sit-ups, push ups, skipping, hopping, tumbling and jumping. Ages: 12yrs to 17yrs
The instructor will also use Hula Hoops, fitness balls, Speed and Conditioning is targeted to help improve your
parachutes and exercise bands. The class will develop your child's athletic performance. This class will progressively
child's coordination as well as show them how much fun fitness incorporate and develop skills needed to attain optimal
and exercise can be. athleticism and speed. Attributes of balance, core body
Look for the next issue of the NO CLASS ON APRIL 7.
3830.102 Session #1 10:30am-11:15am Tu
strength, agility and conditioning through drills and exercises
will be covered. Class will be divided by age groups.
Bethel Park Chronicles 3830.112 Session #2 10:30am-11:15am Tu NO CLASS ON APRIL 7.
Community Center 3815.103 06:00pm-07:00pm Tu
mailed the week of Community Center
May 4, 2009!
February 16, 2009 www.bethelpark.net
SATURDAY CLASSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
NEW! NEW! NEW! Foil Fencing for Children Bethel Park Residents!
Cardio Pulse Fee: $75.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Recreation Junior Football
Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00 8 Week Session Mar 11 2009 - May 06 2009 Fee: $100.00
6 Week Session Ages: 6yrs to 8yrs Apr 19 2009
Session #1: Feb 25 2009 - Apr 01 2009 This course will explore the history, rules and fundamental Ages: 6yrs to 13yrs
Session #2: Apr 22 2009 - May 27 2009 techniques of foil fencing, one of the oldest and most popular Register on Sunday, April 19 from noon to 3:00 pm
Ages: 16yrs to adult Olympic sports. Students will learn fundamental footwork, at the IMS Gym.
Cardio Pulse offers a new twist to some classic cardio moves offensive and defensive techniques of the classical French Bethel Park Junior Football is a member of the Greater 19
along with energizing music to really get your heart rate going! style of foil fencing, and will practice basic fencing skills as well Youth Football League for ages 6 to 12 & South Suburban
Aerobic activity strengthens your heart and lungs, burns as drills and games that encourage the development of fencing Youth Football League for 12 & 13 year olds. Bethel Park
calories, lowers total cholesterol, decreases stress and can tactics and strategy. teams compete in five age groups:
reduce the risk of some diseases. Cardio Pulse provides you 6-7 years old - 90 pound maximum
Note: The instructors will provide all essential equipment, but 8-9 years old - 110 pound maximum
with the benefits of aerobic activity in a fun and supportive students will be required to wear comfortable pants and athletic
group setting. 10-11 years old - 130 pound maximum
shoes. Shorts or jeans will not be permitted. Club equipment 12 years old - 150 pound maximum
Instructor: Renae Bishop will include foils with a French grip only. Instructor has a
3935.105 Session #1 07:30pm-08:30pm W 13 years old - TBD
background in elementary education and coaching at the Register on Sunday, April 19, from noon to 3:00 PM at the
3935.106 Session #2 07:30pm-08:30pm W elementary level. Independence Middle School gym. Players from last year will
Community Center NO CLASS ON APRIL 8. be given priority through April 1. Please see our website,
3140.103 05:00pm-06:00pm W bpjf.org for further information.
Comm. Ctr. Gym 3132.201 12:00pm-03:00pm Su
Fee: $100.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Golf @ Cool Springs
8 Week Session Mar 09 2009 - May 04 2009 Fee: $79.00 Non-res add: $10.00
Ages: 9yrs to adult 5 Week Session Apr 18 2009 - May 16 2009
This course will explore the history, rules and fundamental Ages: 9yrs to 17yrs
techniques of foil fencing, one of the oldest and most popular Classes will be taught by a Cool Springs Golf and Family
Olympic sports. Students will learn fundamental footwork, Recreation Center professional. Student to teacher ratio
basic offensive and defensive techniques of the classical is 6:1. Practice golf balls are included.
Core Strengthening and Toning French style of foil fencing, and will practice basic fencing skills
Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00 3134.102 01:00pm-02:00pm Sa
and drills that encourage the development of fencing tactics Cool Springs Golf
Combined Class Fee: $75.00 and strategy.
6 Week Session
Session #1: Mar 01 2009 - Apr 05 2009 Note: The instructors will provide all essential equipment, but Driving Range Golf Card
Session #2: Apr 19 2009 - May 24 2009 students will be required to wear comfortable pants and athletic Fee: $30.00
Ages: 16yrs to adult shoes. Shorts or jeans will not be permitted. Club equipment All ages
This class is designed to reshape and define your body. will include foils with a French grip only. Experienced students A $40 Cool Springs Bonus Ball Card may be purchased for
Students will be able to work with instructor to customize their who wish to use foils with orthopedic grips will have to bring $30 through the Recreation Office. Pay for the card at the
workout to low or high impact, depending on each student's their own foils. Recreation Office, and then take the receipt to the Pro Shop at
needs. It will help you turn flab into muscle and to regain NO CLASS ON APRIL 6. Cool Springs Golf and Family Recreation Center to obtain the
balance and poise. This class is recommended as part of Belly 3140.101 07:00pm-08:30pm M card. Cards are good through the 2009 season. This offer is
Dance Class so register for both classes together for a Comm. Ctr. Gym ONLY available at the Recreation Office.
combined discount fee of $75.00. Combined discount rate is 3313.101
not available with online registration. Bring a floor mat to class. Cool Springs Golf
Instructor: Renae Bishop
3935.103 06:30pm-07:30pm Su
3935.104 06:30pm-07:30pm Su Twice a week!
Community Center Golf @ Sunset
Fee: $79.00 Non-res add: $10.00
4 Week Session Apr 14 2009 - May 07 2009
Ages: 13yrs to adult
Class size is limited. Rain-outs will be made up. Loaner clubs
SPORTS are available for first time golfers. Bring 7 iron to first class.
Extra charge for range golf balls. Sunset Golf is located at
3501 Brownsville Road, Library, PA.
Instructor: Dave Scandrol
Bethel Park Girls!!! 3221.113 07:00pm-08:00pm Tu Th
BP Jr. Cheerleaders Girls and Boys! Sunset Golf
Fee: $50.00 Recreation Flag Football
Enrollment: Mar 09 2009 - Mar 27 2009 Fee: $50.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Grades 1 – 8 in Fall 2009 6 Week Session Mar 29 2009 - May 17 2009 Karate
Cheerleading registration for girls in grades 1 – 8 will be held Ages: 6yrs to 11yrs Fee: $48.00 Non-res add: $5.00
from March 9 to March 27. Squads will cheer at the BP Jr. REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MONDAY, MARCH 16! 8 Week Session Mar 23 2009 - May 11 2009
Football games and participate in football activities and community NO EXCEPTIONS. Ages: 6yrs to adult
parades. A registration form can be found on page 22 or at Register online, by mail, or in person at the Community Center Students will receive instruction in the Isshinryu style of Karate
www.bpjrhawkettes.org. For more information call 412-835-1990. or Recreation Office. Girls and boys, ages 6 - 11 may register from an 8th degree black belt instructor. Class will include
for a 6-week session of RECREATION FLAG FOOTBALL! warm-up exercises, basics of the style, as well as simple and
Ten players are on a team with six playing at a time. Children practical self-defense techniques. Classes will also emphasize
will be placed on teams according to age. Each team will play self-discipline and respect. Students will learn self-defense
one game per week on Sunday evening at the Bethel Park
Junior Olympic Skills High School stadium football field. A mouthguard is required.
skills as well as a sense of accomplishment.
Competition NO GAMES ON APRIL 12 AND MAY 10. Traditional karate uniform (Gi) is recommended, but not
3132.110 06:00pm-09:00pm Su mandatory. Uniforms may be purchased through the instructor.
Saturday, March 14, 1:00 PM BPHS Stadium 3825.103 06:15pm-07:00pm M
Bethel Park Community Center 3825.104 07:15pm-08:00pm M
FREE for boys and girls
ages 8 to 13
Details found on page 23.
www.bethelpark.net February 16, 2009
SATURDAY CLASSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
Rifle Learn to Ice Skate
3 Week Session
Non-res add: $5.00 Basic Skills Program THEATER
Fee: $115.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Session #1: Mar 17 2009 - Apr 02 2009 8 Week Session
Session #2: Apr 14 2009 - Apr 30 2009 Session #1: Feb 28 2009 - Apr 18 2009 HERITAGE PLAYERS
Ages: 12yrs and over Session #2: Apr 25 2009 - Jun 22 2009
Olympic style target shooting, beginner level. Student must Ages: 4yrs to adult
be at least 12 years old. Each class limited to 8 students. for ages 5 thru teenagers
Balance, forward and backward skating, stopping, turning
Classes will be held twice a week, on Tuesdays and and edges are taught in the different levels of the Basic “Summer Children’s
Thursdays. All materials and supplies are provided. Skills Program. Progression through each of the ISI skill Show”
3153.101 Session #1 06:30pm-07:30pm Tu Th levels provides the basic skills necessary for more Directed by Adam Winter
3153.104 Session #2 06:30pm-07:30pm Tu Th advanced skating disciplines, such as figure skating and Sunday, April 26
BPHS Rifle Range ice hockey. No skating experience necessary. from 3:00 - 4:30 PM and
Helmets/hats and gloves are strongly recommended. Monday, April 27
Program includes 30 minutes of instruction and the public from 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Intermediate skating session immediately following the class to
Rifle practice skating skills and have FUN! Skate rental is also Come prepared to read from the scripts and have fun!
Fee: $50.00 Non-res add: $5.00 included. We will be performing “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and
3 Week Session NO CLASS ON MONDAY, MAY 25. “The Mystery of the Gumdrop Dragon”.
Session #1: Mar 17 2009 - Apr 02 2009 3139.110 Session #1 12:30pm-01:00pm Sa Performance dates are
Session #2: Apr 14 2009 - Apr 30 2009 3139.112 Session #1 07:00pm-07:30pm M Thursday, June 18 at 9:30 AM and 6:00 PM,
Ages: 12yrs and over 3139.111 Session #2 12:30pm-01:00pm Sa Friday, June 19 at 9:30 AM and
Olympic style target shooting, intermediate level, shooting the 3139.113 Session #2 07:00pm-07:30pm M Saturday, June 20 at 11:00 AM.
standard ten bull target. Student must be at least 12 years BladeRunners Ice Complex Bethel Park Community Center
old and must have taken the beginner rifle class. Classes will 5151 Park Avenue
be held twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All
materials and supplies are provided. Learn to Figure Skate Heritage Players Hotline:
3153.102 07:45pm-08:45pm Tu Th Fee: $115.00 Non-res add: $5.00 412-831-6800 Ext. 745
3153.103 07:45pm-08:45pm Tu Th 8 Week Session www.heritageplayers.org
BPHS Rifle Range Session #1: Feb 28 2009 - Apr 18 2009
Session #2: Apr 25 2009 - Jun 13 2009
Ages: 4yrs to adult
Skaters of all ages will further develop their basic skills Let's Pretend
with figure skating elements necessary for freestyle, ice Fee: $40.00 Non-res add: $5.00
dancing, field moves, pair skating and synchronized 9 Week Session Mar 25 2009 - May 20 2009
skating. Prerequisites include successful completion of Ages: 3yrs to 4yrs
the ISI Beta skill test level or US Figure Skating Basic 5. Let the imagination games begin! We will play creative drama
Students must have their own figure skates (available for games and use music to get comfortable on-stage. The play is
purchase). The 12:00 - 12:30 pm practice session is designed for the children to have fun and experience
included. performing for a very enthusiastic audience on the last day of
3139.120 Session #1 11:30am-12:00pm Sa class.
3139.123 Session #2 11:30am-12:00pm Sa 3875.120 04:30pm-05:15pm W
BladeRunners Ice Complex Comm. Ctr. Stage
Learn to Ice Skate
Snowball Tots Program
Fee: $115.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Tennis Tuesday After School Theatre
8 Week Session 8 Week Session Apr 20 2009 - Jun 14 2009 Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
Session #1: Mar 03 2009 - Apr 23 2009 Ages: 3yrs to 18yrs 9 Week Session Mar 24 2009 - May 19 2009
Session #2: Apr 28 2009 - Jun 18 2009 Lessons and clinics are available for youth ages 3 to 18. See Ages: 5yrs to 7yrs
Ages: 3yrs to 5yrs Tennis page for schedules. Registration Deadline: April 13. Young stars will warm -up with scarf dancing and pretend to
This ice skating program focuses on teaching preschool-aged Call 412-257-2998 for registration and information. music. A play will be chosen and rehearsals will be part of the
children skating skills needed to develop the preliminary 3163.101 class. Budding actors will perform the play on the last day of
coordination, balance, and strength to maneuver on ice skates. USC Tennis Center class.
Learning through fun and games, tots are taught the proper 3875.102 04:30pm-05:30pm Tu
way to fall and get up, skate forward and backward, glide and Comm. Ctr. Stage
stop; preparing them for more advanced skating skills. Tots Register Tuesday, March 17!
classes for ages 3 to 5 include 30 minutes of instruction, 10 Track Club
minutes of supervised practice time, and ice skate rental. Fee: $60.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Tuesday After School Theatre
SKATERS MUST WEAR GLOVES AND A HELMET. Apr 07 2009 - Jul 02 2009 Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
3139.101 Session #1 10:00am-10:40am Tu Ages: 8yrs to 15yrs 9 Week Session Mar 24 2009 - May 19 2009
3139.102 Session #1 01:40pm-02:20pm Th Track and Field is a great way to challenge yourself mentally Ages: 8yrs to 10yrs
3139.103 Session #2 10:00am-10:40am Tu and physically. You will improve your body by getting faster and Actors will participate in theater games, improvisation and
3139.104 Session #2 01:40pm-02:20pm Th stronger with practice. You will also develop mental toughness. rehearse for a play to be performed on the last day of class.
BladeRunners Ice Complex Learn the techniques required to throw the shot, disk and javelin 3875.103 05:30pm-06:30pm Tu
and develop the skills and conditioning to be a better runner. Comm. Ctr. Stage
Train to be a champion and strive to improve your personal
record. You will make new friends and have fun!
Theatre After School WEDNESDAYS
PITTSBURGH PIRATES EVERYONE can participate in USATF sanctioned track meets. Fee: $55.00 Non-res add: $5.00
BETHEL PARK DAY No experience is necessary. A well-fitting pair of RUNNING 9 Week Session Mar 25 2009 - May 20 2009
shoes is advisable. Boys and girls are both welcome! Ages: 11yrs to 14yrs
AT THE GAME Students will participate in theater games to develop acting
Registration will be held on Tuesday, March 17 at skills. This troupe will practice a play and perform it on the last
Pittsburgh Pirates 7:00 PM in the Bethel Park Community Center. The day of class.
vs. mandatory PARENTS MEETING and first practice will be Tuesday, 3875.160 05:30pm-06:30pm W
April 7 at 6:00 PM at BPHS, room TBA. Throwers practice on Comm. Ctr.
Atlanta Braves Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at the
BPHS stadium. Runners will practice at various locations including
Sunday, April 19 at 1:35 PM the BPHS Track, South Park Oval and Gilfillan Field from 6:00 -
7:30 PM, days to be announced. Fee includes a $20.00 USATF
Kids Day membership and a Pacer shirt. Call Adam Becker at 412-531-3406
See page 35. or Jim Stevenson at 412-831-5494 for further information.
3165.101 06:00pm-07:30pm M Tu Th
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SATURDAY CLASSES ARE HIGHLIGHTED
SPECIAL EVENTS SUMMER CAMPS
Fee: $12.00 Non-res add: $5.00
1 Saturday Mar 14 2009
Grades K - 4
Welcome Spring with a workshop filled with crafts, games
and a snack. Come to the Bethel Park Community Center
to make a cute spring craft, a fun spring themed snack,
and more! All supplies will be provided.
New Time!!! 3890.101 10:00am-12:00pm Sa
Intro to Musical Theater Community Center
Fee: $30.00 Non-res add: $5.00
6 Week Session Mar 21 2009 - May 02 2009
Ages: 5yrs to 7yrs NAMS Jam Day Camp 2009
Young students will learn basic vocal techniques to Fee: $3.00 at the door April 3 2009 & May 8 2009 9 Weekly Sessions Jun 08 2009 - Aug 07 2009
perform musical selections. Students will display their Grades 5 & 6 Ages: 6yrs to 10yrs
talent in a demonstration on the last day of class. NAMS Jam provides a fun, safe and supervised “night out” for The Recreation Summer Day Camp Program for children ages
NO CLASS ON APRIL 11. any 5th and 6th grade resident of Bethel Park. Activities at 6-10 will provide interesting experiences to spice up your child's
3875.130 09:50am-10:30am Sa each NAMS Jam include the following: basketball, music, summer! Day Camp is divided into nine (9) week-long sessions
Comm. Ctr. Stage crafts, movie, games, and a snack bar. Additional activities beginning June 8, with activities developed around a different
are scheduled on a rotating basis through the year. They may central theme each week.
New Time!!! include: inflatables, airbrush tattoos, video games, balloon
Musical Theater artists, sport competitions, movies, bingo, volleyball and much, Morning program is from 9:00 AM to Noon, with an optional early
Fee: $45.00 Non-res add: $5.00 much more! drop-off of 7:30 AM. Afternoon program is from 12:30 to 3:30 PM,
6 Week Session Mar 21 2009 - May 02 2009 DATE FEATURED ACTIVITIES with an optional late pick-up time of no later than 5:00 PM. You
Ages: 8yrs to 13yrs April 3 BIG Top Carnival have the choice of attending morning only, afternoon only, or all
Students will learn proper breathing and vocal techniques. Lots of FUN Carnival Games throughout day. There will be many activities in the areas of arts, crafts,
They will display their talent in a demonstration on the last the Event, with LOADS of Prizes in our sports, combined camp activities like the camp carnival, and
day of class. Redemption Center weekly field trips. Look for flyers to be sent through the
NO CLASS ON APRIL 11. May 8 ALOHA Beach Party elementary schools in May and be sure to find your Summer 2009
3875.140 10:35am-12:00pm Sa Tacky Tourist Costume Contest, Program Leaflet in the May issue of the Bethel Park Chronicles
Comm. Ctr. Stage Inflatable Surfs Up! for additional registration information.
Candy Art, Airbrush Tattoos, Crafts, Movie NO CAMP ON FRIDAY, JULY 3.
BPHS Cafeteria 09:00am-03:30pm M Tu W Th F
Homeschool Theater NAMS Jam admission is $3 per student, payable at the door.
Fee: $115.00 Non-res add: $5.00 Doors open at 7:00 pm and no student is permitted to leave
12 Week Session Mar 04 2009 - May 20 2009 before 9:00pm unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Summer Fun
Grades 3 - 10 For safety reasons, you must come to the gym door to 9 Weekly Sessions Jun 08 2009 - Aug 07 2009
Through various exercises and techniques, we will explore pick up your child. Ages: 11yrs to 14yrs
character, improvisation, movement, concentration, imagination Don't be bored this summer! Have some summer fun at the
and voice. The class will promote confidence, self-awareness, HEELEY’S are NOT permitted at NAMS Jam. Also, we Bethel Park Community Center! Activities include sports, arts &
discipline, and teamwork while having a lot of fun! Students will request that cell phones be left at home. If your child needs to crafts, swimming, and field trips. Themes and activities will vary
participate in a production at the end of the class for all family and reach you, for any reason, there are always cell phones weekly. There are nine week-long sessions, beginning June 8 and
friends to see! Open to students in grades 3-10. available at the entrance of the event. continuing through August 7. The all-day program is from 9:00 AM
3875.101 10:00am-11:30am W As a courtesy to our chaperones, please remember to to 3:30 PM; the afternoon program is from 12:30 to 3:30 PM. There
Comm. Ctr. Stage pick-up your child promptly at 9:00pm. is an optional early drop-off of 7:30 AM for the all-day program and
Our chaperones are not expected an optional late pick-up time of no later than 5:00 PM. Look for
to remain past 9:00pm. flyers to be sent through the elementary schools in May and be
Thank you. sure to find your Summer 2009 Program Leaflet in the May issue
3146.100 07:00pm-09:00pm F of the Bethel Park Chronicles for aditional registration information.
Neil Armstrong Gym NO CAMP ON FRIDAY, JULY 3.
Community Center 09:00am-03:30pm M Tu W Th F
National TV Turnoff Week
April 20-26, 2009
“The Center for SCREEN-TIME Awareness launches TV Turnoff Week is a grassroots project that tries to
A Lifestyle for the 21st Century, a campaign to reduce encourage children and adults to watch less television and
screen-time and encourage real experiences with real therefore have more time for a healthier life and more
people in real time. “ community participation. More than 65 national
organizations, including the American Medical Association,
Calling all Couch Potatoes…are you enjoying that new the National Education Association, and the American
HD TV a little too much? Make plans to join your Academy of Pediatrics, support or endorse TV Turnoff
Community as we set down the TV remote and come Week.
together for a week of “live” entertainment.
The BEST part of this week will be the quality of the time
Look for details in the April issue of the Recreation News that your family spends TOGETHER. YOU won’t want to
highlighting the activities and registration that will be taking miss out on all the FUN!
place at the Bethel Park Community Center during Bethel
Park’s TV Turnoff Week. Scheduled events will include a
Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt.
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