Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services Spring/ Summer Program Guide 2010 Classes, Sports, Arts & Entertainment, Teen Programs, Adult 50+ Activities DOUBLE ISSUE! WebReg Registration March 22 • Open Registration march 24 webreg.ci.kent.wa.us • www.ci.kent.wa.us 2010 SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE Mayor’s Message City of Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services 2 in 1: a cost saving measure taken by your Parks, Recreation and Community Services Mission Statement Department is to combine the Spring & Summer Parks brochures into one. So hold onto this copy for your summer plans; or visit the City’s web site any time at www.choosekent.com and go to “Parks and Recreation” then “Recreation and Community Education” to download the guide. “Dedicated to Like many individuals, I eagerly await spring when the darkness gives way to longer days. It is Enriching Lives” a time for renewal. Thankfully, winter had below normal rainfall; thereby, the risk of flooding We are committed to providing safe and in the valley never reached emergency levels. As stated many times in my community talks, inviting parks and facilities, meaningful I continuously wished for a dry winter so we all remained safe. Until repairs are made to the and diverse recreational programs, cultural Howard Hanson Dam and levees, flooding of the Kent valley remains a real threat. Therefore, the giant sandbags along activities and human services. the Green River levees will remain for several years, allowing walkers but preventing bicyclists from riding the trail adjacent Our staff is responsive, positive and ethical in to the river. But there are many more places for you and your family to ride. Check out the routes on our web site. their dedication to delivering: Dust off your golf clubs and head to Riverbend Golf Complex where our golf professionals will help you lower your Personal Benefits that strengthen self handicap. Or experience the camaraderie of playing on a softball team at one of our many sports complexes. And then esteem, improve health and promote there are our year-round opportunities for yoga, tai chi and multiple exercise and dance routines. self sufficiency. Check out the free outdoor performances planned for Lake Meridian and Downtown Kent, as well as the talented Social Benefits that bring families together professionals in this year’s cultural arts Spotlight Series. Saturdays beginning June 5, you can shop at the Lions Club’s and unite people within our diverse Farmers Market in Historic Downtown Kent. Town Square Plaza is a favorite destination for children, adults and canines community. where the 6½-ton granite ball floats on the water feature. Summer also brings the long awaited Lake Meridian Splash on Economic Benefits that welcome new Independence Day, followed by Kent Cornucopia Days (July 9-11) street fair and parade. business relocation and expansion which leads to a more productive work force and increased tourism opportunities. Environmental Benefits that protect and preserve natural areas, open space and Mayor Suzette Cooke enhance air and water quality. Statement of inclusion StaFF “Everyone in the City of Kent community CitY oF KEnt PaRKS adMiniStRation shall have the opportunity to equally Mayor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Suzette Cooke Parks, Recreation & Community participate in, benefit from, and enjoy the Chief Administrative Officer . . .John Hodgson Services Director . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Watling parks and recreation programs and facilities. CitY CounCiL Our mission is dedicated to enriching the Jamie Perry, President diViSion HEadS lives of all persons participating in Kent Elizabeth Albertson Ron Harmon Facilities Superintendent . . . . . Charlie Lindsey Parks, Recreation and Community Services.” Dennis Higgins Deborah Ranniger In using City Park Facilities for any adult or Debbie Raplee Les Thomas Golf Maintenance youth community athletic program, as that Superintendent . . . . . . . . . . . . Pete Petersen term is defined in RCW 49.60.500, no group PaRKS CoMMittEE may discriminate in program participation on Deborah Ranniger, Chair; Housing & Human Services the basis of sex. Elizabeth Albertson, Dennis Higgins Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katherin Johnson Meets: 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m. Parks Planning & Open Space ada access aRtS CoMMiSSion Superintendent . . . . . . . . . . . . Garin Lee The City of Kent is committed to providing Jack Becvar, Linda Denny, Recreation & Cultural Services programs and services accessible to Bayard DuBois, Susan Machler, individuals with disabilities. Requests for Superintendent . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Hogan Linda Mackintosh, Sherri Ourada, special accommodations will be considered Dana Ralph, Charlene Shaw, on a case-by-case basis. For TDD users, call Marci Wainhouse, Greg Worthing 1-800-833-6388; Telebraille, Meets: 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. 1-800-833-6385 and voice, EarLy rEgistration 1-800-833-6384. This service provided by Washington Kent Parks is offering WebReg users the opportunity State Telecommunications to register two days earlier than participants faxing, Relay Service at no cost mailing, phoning or walking in their registrations. except long distance charges. Registration using WebReg, webreg.ci.kent.wa.us will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 22. open registration Wednesday, March 24. Programs sponsored in cooperation To use this system, please have the following ready: Family PIN, Client with the Kent school District. Number, Class Course Numbers and a Visa or MasterCard. For more information, please call (253) 856-5000. diRECtoRY Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services department in tHiS iSSuE: Adaptive Recreation/Kent Commons . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5030 Preschool Programs ................................. 4 Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5100 Cultural Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5050 Youth Programs ....................................... 5 Cultural Program Ticket Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5051 Youth/teen Programs ........................... 12 Event Information (Recorded) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5060 Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5080 adaptive Recreation .............................. 18 Home Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5065 Riverbend golf Course .......................... 23 Human Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5070 Kent Commons Offices/Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5000 adult Programs ...................................... 24 Kent Senior Activity Center (Adults 50+) . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5150 Fitness..................................................... 30 Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5120 Cultural Programs .................................. 32 Planning & Open Space . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5110 Sports Rainout Line/Inclement Weather . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5020 Kent Commons ...................................... 38 TTY (for hearing impaired) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(800) 833-6388 adult 50+ Programs ............................... 39 Youth & Teen Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 856-5030 Kent Community Food Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 520-3550 Housing & Human Services ................... 42 Kent downtown Partnership . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 813-6976 Parks Planning & open Space............... 43 Kent Meridian Pool . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 854-9287 Kent Valley ice Centre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 850-2400 Park Facilities.......................................... 44 Riverbend golf Course activity Locations .................................. 45 Riverbend 18-Hole Course/Tee Time Reservations/Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 854-3673 Registration Forms ................................ 47 Riverbend Par-3 Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 854-4653 Riverbend Driving Range/Miniature Golf . . . . . . . . . . . .(253) 859-4000 LEttER FRoM tHE PaRKS diRECtoR Hello Kent Residents, Welcome to Spring! This is such a great time of year. Longer days and our parks beckon you to come and enjoy! This Program Guide represents a change for us in that we have combined Spring and Summer activities into one publication. By doing so, we seek to reduce some of our production and mailing costs, while still offering a wide array of programs and services for you and your household to participate in. I would also like to take this opportunity to welcome our new residents! The recent annexation KEnt SatuRdaY in the Panther Lake area added 24,000 residents to the City of Kent, increasing our population to 112,380. With this increase in population, we are confident that we can continue to provide MaRKEt excellent opportunities for you and your family to enjoy. toWn SQuaRE PLaZa This guide is your gateway to classes for all ages, sports leagues, camps, community events, 2nd avenue & Harrison St. teen activities, as well as services provided at our recreation facilities. Because this is a combined publication, please note key dates to take full advantage of our programs this Spring and Summer. Saturdays 9 a.m.–2 p.m. June 5–September 25 •Fresh produce Jeff Watling —Support your local farmer Director, Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services •Arts and crafts •Special entertainment Please note: www.kentfarmersmarket.com this issue of the Program guide includes both spring and summer classes. Summer (253) 486-9316 sessions have this shaded box behind the class information. Sponsored by Kent Lions Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 3 PRESCHooL PROGRAMS PaREntS Preschool classes for ages 3 and up are designed for children only. Please check with your instructor to learn when the parent observation day will be. If you wish to participate with your child, please register for a parent/tot or parent participation class. activities Fun JaPanESE FoR KidS (ages 4–6) Martial arts indooR PaRK (10 mos–4½ yrs) LittLE ninJaS (ages 3–5) Join us for songs, arts and crafts such as origami, tuesdays, Wednesdays and thursdays from dance, games, cooking and more in a language Your child will learn martial arts, stretching, 9:30–11:00 a.m. immersion setting. Supply fee $8 payable to the kicking, pattern and sequence practice. Children Come and experience our Indoor Park, a instructor. receive weekly rewards and monthly stripes. traditional outdoor playground brought inside. On 38340 W 3:00 pm-3:50 pm 4/14-6/2 Parents are required to stay during class. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, play Kent Commons M. Monger 8 sess/$72 38344 M 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 4/5-4/26 with our toys, balls and playground equipment in 38345 M 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 5/3-5/24 a dry and safe environment. 38346 M 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 6/7-6/28 aLPHaBEt SouP (ages 3–5) 38347 Tu 9:15 am-10:00 am 4/6-4/27 Parents are required to supervise their children at 38348 Tu 9:15 am-10:00 am 5/4-5/25 all times (maximum of three children per adult). Each week we will focus on two letters. Through 38349 Tu 9:15 am-10:00 am 6/1-6/22 Cost is $2 per visit for the first child and $1 for show and tell, art projects, songs, games, rhymes Fairwood R. Kay 4 sess/$60 and movement we will learn the alphabet Martial Arts each additional child, or buy a 10-visit pass for 38581 M 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 7/5-7/26 $15. Call (253) 856-5000 for more information. together! 38582 M 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 8/2-8/30 Mar. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 38117 W 11:15 am-12:00 pm 4/14-5/19 38583 Tu 9:15 am-10:00 am 7/6-7/27 april 1, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 38118 W 11:15 am-12:00 pm 5/26-6/30 38584 Tu 9:15 am-10:00 am 8/3-8/31 May 4, 5, 6 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$48 Fairwood R. Kay 4 sess/$60 No Indoor Park: 4/6–4/8 Martial Arts 38573 W 11:15 am-12:00 pm 7/14-8/18 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$48 PLaY tiME PaLS (ages 20–36 mos) Enjoy time together singing, learning, getting messy and playing in an inclusive preschool class led by an early childhood specialist. Children will Creative arts develop friendships with a wide variety of peers, some of whom have special needs. MESSY tiME (ages 2–4) 38130 Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 4/1-5/6 Come dressed for a mess. Have fun exploring the 6 sess/$42 joy of art using different themes and materials 38121 M, W 9:00 am-10:30 am 4/5-5/12 each week. Parents will stay to participate. 38122 M, W 11:00 am-12:30 pm 4/5-5/12 12 sess/$84 38119 W 10:15 am-11:00 am 4/14-5/19 38124 Tu 9:00 am-10:30 am 4/6-5/11 38120 W 10:15 am-11:00 am 5/26-6/30 38125 Tu 11:00 am-12:30 pm 4/6-5/11 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$48 6 sess/$42 38580 W 10:15 am-11:00 am 7/14-8/18 38131 Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 5/13-6/24 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$48 7 sess/$49 38123 M, W 11:00 am-12:30 pm 5/17-6/30* 38132 M, W 9:00 am-10:30 am 5/17-6/30* 13 sess/$91 PRECiouS HandPRintS 38126 Tu 9:00 am-10:30 am 5/18-6/29 38127 Tu 11:00 am-12:30 pm 5/18-6/29 Capture your child’s hands forever in a SKIP/CTC Staff 7 sess/$49 glazed ceramic treasure. This project will take tinY tigERS (ages 2–3) 39057 Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 7/1-8/26 approximately 10 minutes. Appointments must An introduction to martial arts: balance, strength 9 sess/$63 be scheduled at the time of registration and are and coordination, and safety. Games, balls, 38576 Tu 9:00 am-10:30 am 7/6-8/24 available every 10 minutes beginning at start time obstacle courses and more are used to enhance 38577 Tu 11:00 am-12:30 pm 7/6-8/24 8 sess/$56 of class. Registration fee is per plaque. Supply fee learning. Parent participation is required. 38574 W, M 9:00 am-10:30 am 7/7-7/28 of $8 or $12 (depending on hand size) payable to 38350 Tu 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/6-4/27 38575 W, M 11:00 am-12:30 pm 7/7-7/28 instructor. For more information please visit 38352 Tu 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/4-5/25 7 sess/$49 www.precioushandprints.biz. 38351 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/8-4/29 38578 M, W 9:00 am-10:30 am 8/2-8/25 38353 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/6-5/27 38579 M, W 11:00 am-12:30 pm 8/2-8/25 ages 1 Months and up ACMMA R. Dye 4 sess/$30 SKIP/CTC Staff 8 sess/$56 38341 Sa 9:00 am-11:00 am 4/3 *No class 5/31 38342 Sa 9:00 am-11:00 am 5/8 38585 Tu 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 7/6 7/27 38343 Sa 9:00 am-11:00 am 6/12 38586 Tu 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 8/3-8/24 Kent Commons P. Eide 1 sess/$25 38587 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 7/8-7/29 38588 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 8/5-8/26 39012 Sa 9:00 am-11:00 am 7/24 ACMMA R. Dye 4 sess/$30 Kent Commons P. Eide 1 sess/$25 4 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us PRESCHooL/YoutH PROGRAMS Movement tinY totS tEnniS StaRBRitES (age 4) A unique opportunity to introduce the game of Learn the basic foundation of gymnastics using gYMnaStiCS (16 mos–5 yrs ) tennis to young kids using the Kent Commons obstacle courses, trampoline, vault, bars, beam Our Parent & Tot class is the ideal place to have indoor racquetball courts. This fun yet structured and floor. They will also enjoy bubbles, songs and organized, safe fun exploring movement with class will teach the very basics of tennis. Sign up stamps. your child in a gymnastics environment. In the soon - space will go fast! 38399 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/1-4/22 Preschool classes your child will be introduced to ages 4–5 38402 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/3-4/24 basic movement and gymnastics. 38026 Tu, Th 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 4/13-4/29 38396 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/6-4/27 38027 Tu, Th 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 5/11-5/27 38403 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/1-5/22 ages 16 Months–3 yrs. Kent Commons S. Walters 6 sess/$45 38397 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/4-5/25 38364 M 10:00 am-10:45 am 3/29-4/26* 38400 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/6-5/27 38366 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 4/3-5/1* 38398 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/1-6/22 *No class 4/5 38362 M 10:00 am-10:45 am 5/3-5/24 PaREnt/tot tuMBLing Fun! 38401 Th 38404 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/3-6/24 6/5-6/26 38367 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 5/8-5/29 (18 mos–3 yrs) Gym Starz Staff 4 sess/$55 38363 M 10:00 am-10:45 am 5/31-6/21 Gymnastics 38368 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 6/5-6/26 Parents and tots will learn basic tumbling skills and 38672 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/1-7/29 * Hart’s Staff 4 sess/$45 participate in simple games and movements. 4 sess/$55 Gymnastics Ctr. 38670 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/13-7/27 *No class 4/10 38385 W 9:30 am-10:15 am 3/31-5/26 38671 W 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/14-7/28 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 9 sess/$50 3 see/$42 38592 M 10:00 am-10:45 am 6/28-7/26* 38673 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/3-8/24 38590 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 7/3-7/31* StaRLitES (age 3) 38674 W 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/4-8/25 38593 M 10:00 am-10:45 am 8/2-8/23 38675 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/5-8/26 38591 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 8/7-8/28 We’ll start with a warm up and then move on Gym Starz Staff 4 sess/$55 Hart’s Staff 4 sess/$45 Gymnastics Gymnastics Ctr. to the structured obstacle courses, trampoline, games and finish with circle time. *No class 7/8 *No class 7/5, 7/10 ages 3–5 yrs. 38389 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/1-4/22 38365 M 11:00 am-11:45 am 3/29-4/26 38392 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/3-4/24 tag aLong toddLERS 38386 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/6-4/27 38369 M 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 3/29-4/26 38393 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/1-5/22 (ages 1–2 yrs) 38374 Tu 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 3/30-4/27 38387 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/4-5/25 38377 W 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 3/31-4/28 38390 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/6-5/27 Your toddler (must be walking) will cruise with 38380 Th 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 4/1-4/29 38388 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/1-6/22 you over and through the obstacle courses, jump 38383 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 4/3-4/24 38391 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/3-6/24 on the trampoline, catch bubbles and sing songs 38370 M 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/3-5/24 38394 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/5-6/26 38371 M 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 5/3-5/24 in this interactive class. Gym Starz R. Schifano 4 sess/$55 38375 Tu 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 5/4-5/25 Gymnastics 38405 Tu-Th, Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 4/3-4/29 38378 W 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 5/5-5/26 38406 Tu-Th, Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 5/1-5/27 38381 Th 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 5/6-5/27 38666 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/1-7/29* 38407 Tu-Th, Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 6/1-6/26 38384 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 5/8-5/29 4 sess/$55 Gym Starz Staff 16 sess/$60 38372 M 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/31-6/21 38664 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/13-7/27 Gymnastics 38373 M 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 5/31-6/21 38665 W 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/14-7/28 38376 Tu 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 6/1-6/22 3 sess/$42 38676 Tu-Th, Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 7/1-7/31* 38379 W 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 6/2-6/23 38667 Tu 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/3-8/24 38677 Tu-Th, Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 8/3-8/28 38382 Th 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 6/3-6/24 38668 W 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/4-8/25 Gym Starz Staff 16 sess/$60 38361 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 6/5-6/26 38669 Th 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/5-8/26 Gymnastics Hart’s Staff 4 sess/$45 Gym Starz R. Schifano 4 sess/$55 *No class 7/4-7/11 Gymnastics Ctr. Gymnastics 38596 M 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/28-7/26* *No class 7/8 tEEnY WEEnY WiggLERS 38597 M 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 6/28-7/26* (ages 18 mos–3 yrs) 38602 Tu 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 6/29-7/27* 38600 W 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 6/30-7/28 * Music, games, songs, parachute play and dance 38658 Th 10:00 am-10:45 am 7/1-7/29* make this a lively and fun class for parents and 38594 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 7/3-7/31* toddlers. 38598 M 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/2-8/23 38599 M 5:00 pm-5:45 pm 8/2-8/23 38663 W 10:15 am-11:00 am 6/30-8/18 38603 Tu 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 8/3-8/24 38662 Th 5:15 pm-6:00 pm 7/1-8/19 38601 W 6:00 pm-6:45 pm 8/4-8/25 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 38659 Th 10:00 am-10:45 am 8/5-8/26 38595 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 8/7-8/28 WiggLES & giggLES (ages 3–5) Hart’s Staff 4 sess/$45 Gymnastics Ctr. Shake, rattle, roll, tumble and giggle your way *No class 7/5-7/10 through this fun movement class for preschoolers. Children will learn simple tumbling and dance techniques. 38660 W 10:15 am-11:00 am 3/31-5/26 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 9 sess/$50 38661 Tu 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 6/29-8/17 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 5 PRESCHooL/YoutH PROGRAMS LittLE atHLEtES (ages 3–4) Come explore soccer, football, baseball, and volleyball. Each week we’ll learn a new sport. Emphasis will be placed on team work and good sportsmanship. Now is your chance to find your favorite sport! 38409 W 9:20 am-10:05 am 4/14-5/19 38410 W 9:20 am-10:05 am 5/26-6/30 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$38 38589 W 9:20 am-10:05 am 7/14-8/18 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 6 sess/$38 MoVin’ and gRooVin’ A parent-child play program designed for children with and without disabilities, involving gross motor play, action songs, singing and parachute time. $10.00 discount for second child in family. Also on page 21. YoutH PRE-BaLLEt non-RECitaL BaLLEt i & ii (ages 7–11) ages 15–24 Months (ages 3–6) For beginning and continuing level students. 38103 F 9:30 am-10:30 am 4/2-5/14 38928 Th 3:00 pm-4:00 pm 7/1-8/19 7 sess/$42 Young dancers will develop strength and Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 ages 24–36 Months coordination while having fun discovering the 38104 F 10:45 am-11:45 am 4/2-5/14 7 sess/$42 joy of dance. Suggested dress: leotards, tights & BEginnER iRiSH SoFt SHoE ballet shoes (girls-pink, boys-black). ages 3–4 Years (ages 6–16) 38105 F 12:00 pm-1:00 pm 4/2-5/14 ages 3–4 SKIP/CTC V. Kerr 7 sess/$42 38849 Tu 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 3/30-5/25 Open to first time & beginner dancers. Students $10.00 discount for second child in family. ages 4–6 will learn the reel & light jig as well as work on 38850 M 9:30 am-10:15 am 3/29-5/24 proper posture, form & rhythm. Wear comfortable Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 9 sess/$50 clothing. Socks or ballet shoes okay. Kent Historical Museum 38425 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 4/13-6/1 LittLE EXPLoRERS CLuB PRE-BaLLEt & taP (ages 4–7) Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 38929 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 6/8-7/13 (ages 3–5) This combination class of ballet and tap includes Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 simple ballet techniques and basic tap shuffles. Preschoolers learn about themselves, the community, geography, culture and society, Pink ballet and black tap shoes required. iRiSH SoFt SHoE i (ages 7–16) ages 4–6 and more. Crafts, stories, and games, provide 38917 M 11:00 am-12:00 pm 6/28-8/16* Open to dancers who have basic soft shoe skills, complimentary preschool skills (fine motor, 7 sess/$42 reel & light jig. Students will learn the single jig math, literacy, science). Each session focuses 38918 Tu 1:00 pm-2:00 pm 6/29-8/17 & slip jig and work on proper posture, form & on a different aspect of social studies which 38919 Th 11:00 am-12:00 pm 7/1-8/19 rhythm. Wear comfortable clothing. Socks or Kent Commons M. Murphy Brown 8 sess/$48 will lay the foundation for a love of history. *No class 7/5 ballet shoes okay. Classes run from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30. For 38426 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 4/13-6/1 ages 5–7 more information and to register call the Kent 38920 Sa 10:30 am-11:15 am 7/10-8/21 Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 Historical Museum (253) 854-4330. Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$39 38930 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 6/8-7/13 Class dates Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 april 7, april 21, May 12, May 26, June 9, July 7, July 21, august 11, august 25 PRE-BaLLEt (ages 3–6) iRiSH SoFt SHoE ii (ages 7–16) Young dancers will develop strength and Open to dancers who know all four soft shoe coordination while having fun discovering the joy dances. Students will learn novice soft shoe steps of dance. Suggested dress: leotards, tights and dance ballet shoes (girls—pink, boys—black). & Ceili dances. Wear comfortable clothing; Irish ghillies recommended. ages 3–4 MoM ‘n’ ME PRE-BaLLEt 38921 Tu 3:00 pm-3:45 pm 6/29-8/17 38427 Tu 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 4/13-6/1 Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 (ages 3–5) 38922 W 11:00 am-11:45 am 6/30-8/18 8 sess/$44 38931 Tu 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 6/8-7/13 Together you will learn simple ballet techniques ages 4–6 Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 to lively music. Ballet shoes preferred, but not 38924 M 10:15 am-11:00 am 6/28-8/16* required. Wear comfortable clothing. 7 sess/$39 38925 Tu 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 6/29-8/17 38414 Th 10:15 am-11:00 am 4/1-5/27 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 9 sess/$50 *No class 7/5 38916 Th 4:15 pm-5:00 pm 7/1-8/19 Continuing (ages 4–6) Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 Must have taken one full quarter of pre-ballet 38927 Th 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 7/1-8/19 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 6 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH PROGRAMS HiP HoP JaZZ FoR KidS SPRing danCE RECitaL (ages 7–9) Saturday, June 5 Beginning level jazz/hip hop dance, warm up Kentlake High School exercises, floor work and learn to coordinate the Performing arts Center beat of the music to the dance steps. Wear black ballet shoes. All continuing winter dance students will have the opportunity to participate in the Kent 38939 F 4:00 pm-5:00 pm 7/9-8/20 Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$42 Parks Spring Dance Recital in early June. More information will be distributed in class along HiP HoP (ages 10–12) with a spring dance class registration form. All recital classes are purposely not listed in the Learn the basics of beginning level hip hop dance. brochure as they are only open to returning Class includes warm-up exercises, floor work and students. For more information please call dancing to the beat. Wear black ballet shoes. (253) 856-5000. Look for our regular schedule 38940 F 5:00 pm-6:00 pm 7/9-8/20 of dance classes to resume in late June and Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$42 September. HiP HoP FunK (ages 13–16) Have fun dancing to the beat in this fun, lively, iRiSH FaSt HaRd SHoE adVanCEd HaRd SHoE energetic class. Wear black ballet shoes. (ages 7–18) (ages 7–18) 38941 F 6:00 pm-7:00 pm 7/9-8/20 Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$42 Open to dancers new to hardshoe or working Open to dancers who have demonstrated on the fast hard shoe rhythm. Students will learn proficiency in the traditional hard shoe dances. the traditional treble jig, traditional hornpipe & Students will learn the slow hard shoe dances St. Patrick’s Day. Wear comfortable clothing, Irish & advanced traditional set dances. Wear hard shoes required. comfortable clothing, Irish hard shoes required. 38428 Tu 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 4/13-6/1 38430 Tu 7:00 pm-7:45 pm 4/13-6/1 Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 38932 Tu 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 6/8-7/13 38934 Tu 7:00 pm-7:45 pm 6/8-7/13 Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 adVanCEd SoFt SHoE danCE tEaM i (ages 6–10) (ages 7–18) Variety of dance experiences and pom pom routines. Basic combinations of beginning level Open to dancers who have a good knowledge of ballet, jazz, hip-hop and cheerleading. Wear taP FoR totS (ages 4–6) all soft shoe dances. Students will learn advanced comfortable dance attire and black soft sole soft shoe steps, Ceili dances and original Basic tap steps will be used to teach rhythm and dance shoes. Pom pom fee of $14 payable to balance. Suggested dress: leotards, tights and choreography. Wear comfortable clothing, Irish instructor at first class. ghillies required. black tap shoes. 38935 Sa 11:15 am-12:00 pm 7/10-8/21 38942 Th 10:15 am-11:00 am 7/1-8/19 38429 Tu 7:45 pm-8:30 pm 4/13-6/1 Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$39 Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$64 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$44 38933 Tu 7:45 pm-8:30 pm 6/8-7/13 Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 danCE tEaM ii (ages 8–16) taP & HiP HoP JaZZ i This class is for participants who have had at least (ages 7–12) one full quarter of Dance Team I. Develop dance skills in this beginner level class, 38936 Sa 12:00 pm-12:45 pm 7/10-8/21 with fun and energetic dancing to upbeat music. Kent Commons S. Anderson 7 sess/$39 No experience necessary. Black tap and jazz/ballet LiL’ HiP HoPPERS (ages 4–7) shoes required. 38943 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 7/7-8/18 These lil’ dancers will have a blast learning Kent Commons T. Kirk 7 sess/$39 the basics of this popular dance style to age appropriate music. Wear comfortable dance taP & JaZZ i (ages 7–11) attire. Black ballet or jazz shoes required. This beginning combination class mixes the best 38937 W 5:45 pm-6:30 pm 7/7-8/18 of tap and jazz movements. Black tap and ballet Kent Commons T. Kirk 7 sess/$39 shoes required. 38945 Tu 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 6/29-8/17 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 7 YoutH PROGRAMS JaPanESE CLaSSiCaL danCE i SaFE at HoME (ages 8–12) StaRLEtS—giRL’S noViCE (ages 4–12) Come learn how to be responsible and safe in any gYMnaStiCS (ages 5–9) Learn traditional Japanese dance movements. situation. We will cover family communication, Classes held at Gym Starz Gymnastics will include Please bring kimono or yukata, and tabi socks first aid, Internet, gun, phone and door safety. vault, bars, beam, floor and trampoline. (short white socks can be substituted). Dancers Parents are invited back for the last half hour of 38477 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 4/6-4/27 who haven’t learned ‘Japanese Maple’ song are class for a video presentation and discussion. 38480 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 4/6-4/27 encouraged to take this class. Material rental fee 38473 Sa 3:00 pm-5:00 pm 6/12 38478 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 5/4-5/25 of $5 payable to instructor. Kent Commons J. Martinsons 1 sess/$30 38481 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 5/4-5/25 38479 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 6/1-6/22 38467 W Kent Commons 4:40 pm-5:20 pm M. Monger 4/14-6/2 8 sess/$52 SuPER SittERS (ages 11–16) 38482 Tu Gym Starz 5:00 pm-5:55 pm R. Schifano 6/1-6/22 4 sess/$65 Earn your American Red Cross certificate in this Gymnastics all inclusive workshop. Class includes a handbook, 38887 Th 11:00 am-11:55 am 7/1-7/29* general emergency reference guide, and CD-Rom with 38885 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 7/13-7/27 3 sess/$49 resume, business cards, exercises and more! Bring JaPanESE FoR HoMESCHooLERS a lunch and snack to class. Additional kit available 38886 Tu 38888 Th 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 11:00 am-11:55 am 8/3-8/24 8/5-8/26 (ages 5–9) from instructor for $20. Gym Starz R. Schifano 4 sess/$65 38474 Sa 9:00 am-3:00 pm 6/12 Gymnastics Join us for songs, arts and crafts (such as *No class 7/8 Kent Commons J. Martinsons 1 sess/$60 origami,) dance games, and much more in a language immersion setting. Supply fee of $8 payable to instructor. gymnastics SuPER StaRZ—BoY’S noViCE 38472 W 3:00 pm-3:50 pm 4/14-6/2 Kent Commons M. Monger 8 sess/$72 gYMnaStiCS (ages 5–9) KiddiE gouRMEt Gym Starz Gymnastics will focus on vault, parallel bars, rings, pommel horse, high bar, floor and CooKing CaMP trampoline. This week long camp will offer your child a fun 38483 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 4/6-4/27 and exciting learning adventure in cooking and 38484 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 5/4-5/25 food skills. Includes food, apron, cookbook, 38485 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 6/1-6/22 Gym Starz R. Schifano 4 sess/$65 storage container and take home food. Register Gymnastics early - this camp fills fast! 38908 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 7/13-7/27 ages 6–8 3 sess/$49 38847 M-F 9:00 am-11:00 am 8/2-8/6 38909 Tu 4:00 pm-4:55 pm 8/3-8/24 ages 9–11 Gym Starz R. Schifano 4 sess/$65 38848 M-F 12:00 pm-2:00 pm 8/2-8/6 Gymnastics Kent Commons J. Reynolds 5 sess/$105 PREtEEn StYLE (ages 9–11) BoY’S gYMnaStiCS (ages 6–12) Learn valuable communication skills, party Learn skills on the six Olympic men’s events while manners, ways to develop great friendships, also enjoying the trampoline and loose foam pits. maintain a positive attitude, and tips on posture, 38492 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 3/30-4/27* clothing and nutrition. Experience the steps to 38493 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5/4-5/25 great skin as you give yourself a facial! 38494 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/1-6/22 38495 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 4/1-4/29* 38851 Tu 1:00 pm-5:00 pm 7/13 38496 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 5/6-5/27 Kent Commons D. King 1 sess/$40 38497 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 6/3-6/24 Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 4 sess/$53 Young LadiES & gEntLEMEn Center (ages 6–11) *No class 4/6, 4/8 CHEER & tRaMPoLinE 38855 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/29-7/27* This fun hands-on workshop teaches telephone Students will learn cheerleading technique - 38856 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 8/3-8/24 etiquette, table manners, introductions, personal motions, jumps, and tumbling. The trampoline will 38858 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 7/1-7/29* care and posture. Each student receives a ‘goodie’ also be used for fun and skills. All classes held at 38859 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 8/5-8/26 Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 4 sess/$53 bag to take home. Northwest Cheer and Dance Academy. Center 38852 Tu 9:00 am-12:00 pm 7/13 *No class 7/6, 7/8 Kent Commons D. King 1 sess/$30 ages 4–9 38475 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/21-6/9 ages 10–18 38476 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/21-6/9 NCDA T. Janes 8 sess/$90 8 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH PROGRAMS giRL’S gYMnaStiCS (ages 6–12) Martial arts KEndo-JaPanESE SWoRdSManSHiP (ages 7–14) At Hart’s Gymnastic Center we combine the fun with fitness while offering you the best BEginning KaRatE FoR You will develop confidence and learn the culture gymnastic instruction in the Northwest! www. hartsgymnastics.com HoMESCHooLERS and etiquette of Japan. Learn basic footwork and 38500 M 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 3/29-4/26* Learn the fundamentals with an emphasis Japanese Samurai swordsmanship. Wooden sword 38501 M 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5/3-5/24 on developing balance, coordination and is available from instructor for $15-$20. Class fee 38502 M 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5/31-6/21 concentration. Basic self-defense techniques will does not include equipment costs for continuing 38503 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 3/30-4/27* be introduced. and advanced students. Youth and adult classes 38506 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 3/30-4/27* are combined. 38504 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 5/4-5/25 ages 4–8 38507 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5/4-5/25 38547 W 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 4/7-5/12 Beginning 38505 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 6/1-6/22 38548 W 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 5/19-6/23 38562 M 7:10 pm-8:00 pm 3/22-5/24 38508 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/1-6/22 ages 9–14 Continuing 38509 W 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 3/31-4/28* 38549 W 2:45 pm-3:30 pm 4/7-5/12 38563 M 8:10 pm-9:00 pm 3/22-5/24 38510 W 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 5/5-5/26 38550 W 2:45 pm-3:30 pm 5/19-6/23 advanced 38511 W 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 6/2-6/23 ACMMA R. Dye 6 sess/$45 38561 W 7:10 pm-9:10 pm 3/24-5/26 38512 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 4/1-4/29* Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 38515 Th 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 4/1-4/29* ages 4–8 38513 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 5/6-5/27 38899 W 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 7/7-7/28 Beginning 38516 Th 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5/6-5/27 38900 W 2:00 pm-2:45 pm 8/4-8/25 38913 M 7:00 pm-7:50 pm 6/7-8/9* 38514 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 6/3-6/24 ages 9–14 Continuing 38517 Th 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/3-6/24 38901 W 2:45 pm-3:30 pm 7/7-7/28 38914 M 8:00 pm-8:50 pm 6/7-8/9* 38518 Sa 10:00 am-10:55 am 4/3-5/1* 38902 W 2:45 pm-3:30 pm 8/4-8/25 9 sess/$50 38544 Sa 11:00 am-11:55 am 4/3-5/1* ACMMA R. Dye 4 sess/$30 38519 Sa 10:00 am-10:55 am 5/8-5/29 advanced 38545 Sa 11:00 am-11:55 am 5/8-5/29 38915 W 7:00 pm-8:50 pm 6/9-8/11 38520 Sa 10:00 am-10:55 am 6/5-6/26 KaRatE FoR CHiLdREn Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 38546 Sa 11:00 am-11:55 am 6/5-6/26 *No class 7/5 Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 4 sess/$53 Programs emphasize developing balance, Center *No class 4/5-4/10 coordination, concentration and respect for self and others. MaRtiaL aRtS FoR KidS 38861 M 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/28-7/26* ages 4–6 38862 M 38864 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 8/2-8/23 6/29-7/27* 38552 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 4/6-5/11 (ages 6–12) 38867 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/29-7/27* 38556 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 4/10-5/15 Learn the principles of karate: courtesy and 38865 Tu 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 8/3-8/24 38551 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 5/18-6/22 38557 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 5/22-6/26 manners, self-defense skills and fun. Gain self- 38868 Tu 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 8/3-8/24 38870 W 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 6/30-7/28* confidence, self-control, strength, coordination and ages 7–10 38871 W 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 8/4-8/25 38553 Th 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 4/8-5/13 most of all, self-esteem. 38873 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 7/1-7/29* 38559 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 4/10-5/15 38564 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 4/6-4/29 38876 Th 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 7/1-7/29* 38558 Th 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 5/20-6/24 38565 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 5/4-5/27 38874 Th 5:00 pm-5:55 pm 8/5-8/26 38554 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 5/22-6/26 38566 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 6/1-6/24 38877 Th 6:00 pm-6:55 pm 8/5-8/26 Fairwood R. Kay 8 sess/$60 38879 Sa 10:00 am-10:55 am 7/3-7/31* ages 11–13 38555 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 4/6-5/11 Martial Arts 38882 Sa 11:00 am-11:55 am 7/3-7/31* 38880 Sa 10:00 am-10:55 am 8/7-8/28 38560 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 5/18-6/22 38911 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 7/6-7/29 38883 Sa 11:00 am-11:55 am 8/7-8/28 ACMMA R. Dye 6 sess/$45 38912 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 8/3-8/26 Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 4 sess/$53 ages 4–6 Fairwood R. Kay 8 sess/$60 Center Martial Arts *No class 7/5-7/10 38889 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 7/6-7/27 38891 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 7/10-7/31 38890 Tu 4:00 pm-4:45 pm 8/3-8/24 KaRatE daY CaMP (ages 6–13) gYMnaStiCS CaMP (ages 5–13) 38892 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 8/7-8/28 ages 7–10 Daily classes will include agility races, tug of war, Crafts, Seaweed the inflatable, obstacle courses, 38893 Th 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 7/8-7/29 ninja games, balance training, teamwork drills, event gymnastics training and lots of fun are 38894 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 7/10-7/31 beginning weapons work and self-defense training. all included. Please bring a water bottle and 38898 Th 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 8/5-8/26 Please bring a sack lunch and snack to class. sack lunch. 38895 Sa 11:00 am-11:45 am 8/7-8/28 38903 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 6/28-7/2 38286 M-W 8:00 am-3:00 pm 4/5-4/7 ages 11–13 38904 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 7/12-7/16 Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 3 sess/$100 38896 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 7/6-7/27 38905 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 7/26-7/30 Center 2 siblings/$150 38897 Tu 4:45 pm-5:30 pm 8/3-8/24 38906 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 8/2-8/6 ACMMA R. Dye 4 sess/$30 38907 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 8/9-8/13 38853 M-F 8:00 am-3:00 pm 7/19-7/23 Fairwood R. Kay 5 sess/$150 38854 M-F 8:00 am-3:00 pm 8/16-8/20 Martial Arts Hart’s Gymnastics Staff 5 sess/$175 Center 2 siblings/275 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 9 YoutH PROGRAMS Creative arts HERoES, WaRRioRS & FaERiES - ! intRo LandSCaPE FantaSY dRaWing (ages 9+) nEW WatERCoLoR (ages 9+) aRt a La CaRtE (ages 7–13) Beginning students will learn watercolor Come have fun learning theories and techniques This menu of art projects will give choices to the for drawing mythical creatures, heroes, warriors techniques such as washes, reductive layering budding artist who is hungry to express their and fairies. $5 supply fee payable to instructor. and texture along with landscape composition. creativity. Participate in one or all of the following 38791 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 7/12-8/2 Recommended for students to bring brushes, workshops. New projects will be introduced in Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 watercolor, paper and blow dryer. Supply fee of every class. $5 payable to instructor. Cartooning 38792 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 8/9-8/30 38287 M 10:00 am-12:00 pm 4/5 Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 Watercolor 38288 Tu 10:00 am-12:00 pm 4/6 oil Pastel 38289 W 10:00 am-12:00 pm 4/7 Kent Commons C. McNiel 1 sess/$18 Watercolor 38948 Tu 10:00 am-12:00 pm 7/20 38949 Tu 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 7/20 38996 W 10:00 am-12:00 pm 8/18 38997 W 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 8/18 oil Pastel guitaR LESSonS FoR BEginnERS (ages 10+) 38950 W 10:00 am-12:00 pm 7/21 38951 W 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 7/21 One-on-one lesson designed for the beginning student with less than a year of experience in acoustic 38998 Th 10:00 am-12:00 pm 8/19 or electric guitar. Class covers basic techniques, hand position, fingering, tuning and care. Please bring 38999 Th 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 8/19 your guitar to class. Registration will open May 24 for summer session. Cartooning 38623 M 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 6/7-6/28 38604 M 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/5-4/26 38625 M 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38952 Th 10:00 am-12:00 pm 7/22 38605 M 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38953 Th 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 7/22 38622 M 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38606 M 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38624 M 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38994 Tu 10:00 am-12:00 pm 8/17 38607 M 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38995 Tu 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 8/17 38626 M 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38615 M 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38627 M 5:30 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons C. McNiel 1 sess/$18 38614 M 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38628 M 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38613 M 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38629 M 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38612 M 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38630 M 7:00 pm-7:30 pm dRaWing (ages 8–12) 38611 M 7:00 pm-7:30 pm Kent Commons J. Buck 4 sess/$65 Based on the popular Monart Method, students 38631 F 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/9-4/30 38820 F 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 7/9-7/30 gain confidence in drawing through a series of 38632 F 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38821 F 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38633 F 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38822 F 4:00 pm-4:30 pm progressive exercises using basic shapes and lines. 38634 F 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38823 F 4:30 pm-5:00 pm Students will also learn to visualize the world and 38635 F 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38824 F 5:00 pm-5:30 pm everything in it, making drawing easy and fun! 38636 F 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38825 F 5:30 pm-6:00 pm Supply fee $5 payable to instructor. 38637 F 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38826 F 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38638 F 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38827 F 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38280 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 4/5-4/26 38639 F 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38828 F 7:00 pm-7:30 pm Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 38610 M 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/3-5/24 38793 M 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 7/12-8/2 38608 M 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38794 M 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38609 M 4:00 pm-4:30 pm ! dESigning FantaSY 38795 M 4:00 pm-4:30 pm nEW WoRLdS (ages 9+) 38616 M 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38796 M 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38617 M 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38797 M 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38618 M 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38798 M 5:30 pm-6:00 pm Students will be able to design and draw a variety 38619 M 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38799 M 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38620 M 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38800 M 6:30 pm-7:00 pm of fantasy scenes including castles and futuristic 38621 M 7:00 pm-7:30 pm cities. Supply fee of $5 payable to instructor. 38801 M 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38640 F 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/7-5/28 38829 F 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 8/6-8/27 38281 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 5/3-5/24 38641 F 3:30 pm-4:00 pm Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 38830 F 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38642 F 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38831 F 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38643 F 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38832 F 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38644 F 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38833 F 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38645 F 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38834 F 5:30 pm-6:00 pm HoW to dRaW FaCES (ages 9+) 38646 F 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38835 F 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38647 F 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38836 F 6:30 pm-7:00 pm Have fun learning tricks and techniques artists use 38648 F 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38837 F 7:00 pm-7:30 pm to draw faces and people, young and old! Supply 38649 F 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 6/4-6/25 38802 M 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 8/9-8/30 fee of $5 payable to instructor. 38650 F 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38803 M 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38651 F 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38804 M 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38282 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 6/7-6/28 38652 F 4:30 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 38805 M 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38653 F 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38806 M 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38654 F 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38807 M 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38655 F 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38808 M 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38656 F 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38809 M 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38657 F 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38810 M 7:00 pm-7:30 pm Kent Commons J. Buck 4 sess/$65 10 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH PROGRAMS Piano oR VoiCE LESSonS CHiLdREn & aduLtS One-on-one half hour sessions, where the student will progress at own pace. Piano for ages 5 & up: Beginners may purchase their book ($5 children) from the instructor. Voice Lessons for ages 7 & up: One time music fee of $3 payable to instructor. Please specify when registering if taking piano or voice. 38707 W 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/7-4/28 38749 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/6-5/27 38708 W 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38750 Th 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38709 W 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38751 Th 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38716 W 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38752 Th 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38710 W 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38753 Th 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38711 W 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38754 Th 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38712 W 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38755 Th 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38713 W 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38756 Th 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38714 W 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38757 Th 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38715 W 7:30 pm-8:00 pm 38758 Th 7:30 pm-8:00 pm 38717 38718 W W 8:00 pm-8:30 pm 8:30 pm-9:00 pm 38759 38760 Th Th 8:00 pm-8:30 pm 8:30 pm-9:00 pm Youth Sports 38719 W 9:00 pm-9:30 pm 38761 Th 9:00 pm-9:30 pm 38720 W 9:30 pm-10:00 pm 38762 Th 9:30 pm-10:00 pm tEnniS daY CaMP 38678 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/8-4/29 38735 W 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 6/2-6/23 Tennis Day Camp provides a well-organized, 38679 Th 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38736 W 3:30 pm-4:00 pm structured and professional camp for ages 5-17, 38680 Th 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38737 W 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38681 Th 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38738 W 4:30 pm-5:00 pm where kids can learn the game of tennis in a fun 38682 Th 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38739 W 5:00 pm-5:30 pm environment. Participants will be placed in groups 38683 Th 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38740 W 5:30 pm-6:00 pm within their own skill levels to learn drills. Camp 38684 Th 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38741 W 6:00 pm-6:30 pm is taught by USPTA-certified tennis professional 38685 Th 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38742 W 6:30 pm-7:00 pm Steve Walters. 38686 Th 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38743 W 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38687 Th 7:30 pm-8:00 pm 38744 W 7:30 pm-8:00 pm ages 5–7 38688 Th 8:00 pm-8:30 pm 38745 W 8:00 pm-8:30 pm 38216 M-Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 6/28-7/1 38689 Th 8:30 pm-9:00 pm 38746 W 8:30 pm-9:00 pm 38217 M-Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 7/12-7/15 38690 Th 9:00 pm-9:30 pm 38747 W 9:00 pm-9:30 pm 38218 M-Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 7/26-7/29 38691 Th 9:30 pm-10:00 pm 38748 W 9:30 pm-10:00 pm 38219 M-Th 9:00 am-10:30 am 8/9-8/12 38721 W 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/5-5/26 38763 Th 3:00 pm-3:30 pm 6/3-6/24 Kentridge HS S. Walters 4 sess/$55 38722 W 3:30 pm-4:00 pm 38764 Th 3:30 pm-4:00 pm ages 8-17 38723 W 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38765 Th 4:00 pm-4:30 pm 38220 M-Th 10:30 am-1:30 pm 6/28-7/1 38724 W 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38766 Th 4:30 pm-5:00 pm 38221 M-Th 10:30 am-1:30 pm 7/12-7/15 38725 W 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38767 Th 5:00 pm-5:30 pm 38222 M-Th 10:30 am-1:30 pm 7/26-7/29 38726 W 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38768 Th 5:30 pm-6:00 pm 38223 M-Th 10:30 am-1:30 pm 8/9-8/12 38727 W 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38769 Th 6:00 pm-6:30 pm 38728 W 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38770 Th 6:30 pm-7:00 pm 38224 M-Th 9:00 am-12:00 pm 7/5-7/8 38729 W 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38771 Th 7:00 pm-7:30 pm 38225 M-Th 9:00 am-12:00 pm 7/19-7/22 38730 W 7:30 pm-8:00 pm 38772 Th 7:30 pm-8:00 pm 38226 M-Th 9:00 am-12:00 pm 8/2-8/5 38731 W 8:00 pm-8:30 pm 38773 Th 8:00 pm-8:30 pm Kentridge HS S. Walters 4 sess/$98 38732 W 8:30 pm-9:00 pm 38774 Th 8:30 pm-9:00 pm 38733 W 9:00 pm-9:30 pm 38775 Th 9:00 pm-9:30 pm tEnniS LESSonS—YoutH & aduLt 38734 W 9:30 pm-10:00 pm 38776 Th 9:30 pm-10:00 pm Kent Commons C. D’Ambrosio 4 sess/$65 Tennis lessons for youth (ages 6 and up) and adults seeking beginning or intermediate instruction. Lessons are at Garrison Creek Park May–June, September–October and at Kent- Meridian High School in July–August. Taught by USPTA-certified tennis professional Steve Walters. Beginner (ages 6-10) 38229 M, W 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 5/3-5/26 38230 M, W 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 6/7-6/30 38231 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 7/6-7/29 38232 Tu, Th 4:30 pm-5:30 pm 8/3-8/26 S. Walters 8 sess/$60 Beginner (ages 11-14) 38233 M, W 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 5/3-5/26 38234 M, W 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 6/7-6/30 38235 Tu, Th 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 7/6-7/29 38236 Tu, Th 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 8/3-8/26 38237 Tu, Th 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 9/7-9/30 38238 Tu, Th 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 10/5-10/28 S. Walters 8 sess/$60 Beginner/intermediate (ages 15-adult) 38239 M, W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 5/3-5/26 38240 M, W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 6/7-6/30 38241 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 7/6-7/29 38242 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 8/3-8/26 38243 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 9/7-9/30 . S. Walters 8 sess/$60 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 11 YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS Pat PoWERS VoLLEYBaLL CLiniC Experience over twenty years of playing and coaching experience with one of the ‘founding fathers’ of modern day volleyball. Learn secrets from one of the best in the game, including putting spin on a ball to increase control, how to snap a ball instead of hitting it and putting ‘pop’ on your serves. Ages 13 to adult. 37676 M-Tu 8/9-8/10 Kent Commons P. Powers 2 sess/$140 37677 Sa-Su 12/11-12/12 Kent Commons P. Powers 2 sess/$140 YoutH SoCCER (grades 2–6) SKYHaWKS SPoRtS CaMPS Soccer leagues for youth in the City of Kent or Skyhawks Sports Academy is running multiple sports the Kent School District in unincorporated King camps for the summer. For information and to County. Teams are limited to 15 players and games register for a camp, please call Skyhawks at are 11 vs 11. Practices are weeknights and begin 1(800) 804-3509 or online at www.skyhawks.com. in early September. Games are predominantly on BaSEBaLL CaMP (ages 6–12) weekends at local fields. Jamboree is September 11 Tailored for beginning and intermediate players, this and the season ends in early November. deadline program is committed to teaching skills required for to register is august 2. success in youth baseball. giRLS M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 6/21-6/25 39075 Grades 2/3 $135 39076 Grades 4/5 BaSEBaLL CaMP #2 (ages 6–12) 39077 Grade 6 $40 M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 7/26-7/30 BoYS $135 39078 Grade 2 39079 Grade 3 SoCCER CaMP (ages 6–14) 39080 Grade 4 39081 Grade 5 Young athletes learn the fundamental skills of 39082 Grade 6 $40 soccer through fun games and exercise. Players then get a chance to test their new skills with interactive group activities, games, and scrimmages. CoEd YoutH SoCCER M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 6/28-7/2 (Pre-K & K–1) $135 Soccer leagues for youth in the City of Kent or SoCCER CaMP #2 the Kent School District in unincorporated King M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 8/9-8/13 giRL’S VoLLEYBaLL County. Practices are weeknights and begin in early September. Games are played mostly on weekends $135 (grades 7/8, 9–12) at Kent area fields. Jamboree is September 18 and BaSKEtBaLL CaMP (ages 7–14) Volleyball league for girls in the City of Kent or the season ends in mid November. deadline to register Kent School District in unincorporated King County. Designed for beginning and intermediate basketball is august 2. players, participants learn new skills while refining Teams are limited to 10 players. Practices are Pre-K League: Teams are limited to 10 players and their passing, shooting, and dribbling skills. weeknights and begin late September. Jamboree is games are 5 vs 5. Participants must have turned 3 M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm 7/6-7/9 October 2 and the season ends in early December. years of age by August 31, 2010. $115 deadline to register is September 1. Kindergarten/1st grade League: Teams are limited BaSKEtBaLL CaMP ii gRadES 7/8 to 12 players and games are 8 vs 8. Participants must M-F 9:00 am-4:00 pm 8/2-8/6 39083 Local gyms $45 currently be enrolled in Kindergarten or 1st grade. Must turn five years of age by August 31, 2010. $135 gRadES 9–12 CoEd FLag FootBaLL (ages 7–14) 39084 Local gyms $45 39073 Grade Pre-K A great way for kids to be introduced to football. 39074 Grades K/1 $40 Flag football is both safe and fun. Players learn valuable football skills like catching, passing and YoutH FLag FootBaLL deflaging, as well as the rules and strategies of offense and defense. Recreational program for youth (attending grades 4th/5th, 6th/7th during the 2010-2011 school M-F 9:00 am-3:00 pm 7/12-7/16 YoutH SPoRtS oFFiCiaLS year) in the City of Kent or Kent School District in $135 WantEd unincorporated King County. Season runs October Mini HaWK CaMP (ages 4–7) through mid-November. deadline to register is Introduces young athletes to soccer, baseball, Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services is august 23. basketball and allows them to learn and to have looking for new and experienced youth sports gRadES 4/5 fun in a number of arenas. This camp motivates officials. Must be 14 years of age or older. If you children to be active and healthy while learning are interested in officiating soccer, flag football, 39098 Tu/We/Th Wilson Playfields $40 fundamental skills and having fun. basketball, volleyball, or umpiring baseball or gRadES 6/7 M-F 9:00 am-12:00 pm 7/12-7/16 fastpitch, please call (253) 856-5000. 39099 Tu/We/Th Wilson Playfields $40 $98 12 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS aQuaFina PitCH, Hit and Run PRo BaSEBaLL CaMP (ages 8–13) Rob Satow Memorial Fund For boys and girls ages 7 - 14 who reside in the Under the direction of former professional Kent Parks, Recreation and Community City of Kent limits and/or attend school within the baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout Steve Services established a memorial fund in Kent School District. Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run is Goucher, and his staff, this camp provides quality memory of Rob Satow. Rob was a long-time to encourage youth participation and emphasize instruction in throwing, hitting and fielding. Camp includes game situations and scrimmaging. coach for Kent Parks youth sports teams. the fun of baseball competition. Participants Well-suited for all players from aspiring to elite. Kent Parks is pleased to assist in carrying out will compete in three important aspects of his legacy. If you would like to contribute to baseball: batting, pitching, and base running. Pre- 39058 M-Th 10:00 am-1:00 pm 8/16-8/19 Wilson 4 sess/$129 this fund, please call (253) 856-5000 or send registration is not required. Playfield contributions to: Kent Parks, Recreation & 38160 Tu 9:30 am-1:00 pm 4/6 Community Services • Rob Satow Memorial Wilson Playfields 1 sess/Free Fund • 525 4th Avenue North, Kent, WA giRLS FaStPitCH JunioR HooPStERS 98032. SoFtBaLL CLiniCS BaSKEtBaLL PRogRaM Instructional basketball program for boys and girls Learn the different skills and techniques to grades 1–2. Have fun and learn the fundamentals fastpitch softball. Instruction is provided by of basketball. deadline to register is august Lawrence Shaull, coach of the Renton Vikings 23. Program is limited to 40 participants per John Staley Scholarship Fund fastpitch team. Two clinics to choose from, session. Program runs for five weeks, September 27–October 25. Volunteer coaches are needed: John Staley was a long time supporter of pitching and hitting. For information call (253) 856-5000. Kent Parks youth sports programs. His family giRLS FaStPitCH Hitting CLiniC established a memorial fund to honor his 37910 Sa 9:00 am-12:00 pm 4/17 1/2 gRadE memory by assuring all young people in the giRLS FaStPitCH PitCHing CLiniC 39096 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm 9/27-10/25 community the opportunity to participate 37911 Sa 1:00 pm-4:00 pm 4/17 39097 M 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 9/27-10/25 Wilson Playfields L. Shaull 1 sess/$25 Kent Commons Staff 5 sess/$35 in the sports he loved. If you would like to Register online at webreg.ci.kent.wa.us contribute, please call (253) 856-5000 or mail to Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Staley Memorial Fund, 525 4th Avenue North, Kent, WA 98032. YoutH SPoRtS SPonSoRSHiP interested in supporting a youth sports team and promoting your business at the same time? a $125 Youth team Sponsorship benefits the youth in our community. a sponsorship allows fees to remain affordable, insures that all participants will have safe, high quality equipment, shows community involvement and advertises your business. Please contact Kyle nearhood at (253) 856-5000 or visit www.ci.kent.wa.us/sportsleagues for more information. Sports dates Registration forms for upcoming sports programs will be available at local Kent schools and the Kent Commons. Recreational programs for youth in the City of Kent or Kent School District in unincorporated King County Sport Reg. opens Reg. deadline Jamboree Season End Youth Basketball Boy’s/Girl’s 3/6 Grade Early Sept. 1st Mo in Nov. Fr/Sa after New Year Early March Boy’s 7/8 Grade Early Oct. Last Mo in Nov. 3rd Th in January Mid-March Baseball/Softball T-Ball (pre K/K) Early Dec. Last Mo in February 3rd Sa in April Mid-June Toss Ball (1/2 Grade) Early Dec. Last Mo in February 3rd Sa in April Mid-June Boy’s Baseball 3/6 Grade Early Jan. 1st Mo in March 1st Sa in May Late June Boy’s Baseball 7/12 Grade Early Jan. 1st Mo in April 3rd Th in May Mid-July Girl’s Softball 3/12 Grade Early Jan. 3rd Mo in March 3rd Sa in May Late June Youth Soccer Co-ed Pre-K (3/4 Yrs. old) Late May 1st Mo in August 2nd Sa after Labor Day Mid-Nov. Co-ed (K/1) Late May 1st Mo in August 2nd Sa after Labor Day Mid-Nov. Boy’s/Girl’s 2/6 Grade Late May 1st Mo in August Sa after Labor Day Early Nov. Boy’s Flag Football 4/7 grade Early June 4th Mo in August 1st Tu in October Mid-Nov. girl’s Volleyball 7/12 grade Early June 1st Tu in September 2nd Fr in October Jr. Hoopsters 1/2 grade Early June 4th Mo in August None—Program is Mondays in Oct. Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 13 YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS SPRing BREaK daY CaMP Campers will participate in games, sports, arts and crafts and a surprise guest! Camp is for children in grades K–6. Come join the fun! Full payment is needed to reserve your child’s space. There is a $5 discount for the second child in the family. 37648 M-Tu 7:00 am-6:00 pm 4/5-4/6 Kent Memorial M. McCaughan 2 sess/$54 Park aFtERSCHooL EXPRESS—FREE Hey kids...Hop aboard the AfterSchool Express. Our FiSHing EXPERiEnCE - FREE! programs provide a safe haven for children, ages K to 6th grade, at 8 local elementary school sites. We The Fishing Experience is a FREE program begin with a quiet time for homework, and small sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kent, and the group activities, then we are off to enjoy a wide City of Kent. Each participant is partnered with a variety of activities including art, sports, playground guide for a fishing lesson and the opportunity to games and special events. The best part? It’s at no catch a trout. PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN cost to parents! No ASE on conference days, late GEAR. All fishing equipment will be provided. This start or early dismissal days. NO REGISTRATIONS program is free, but pre-registration is required. OVER PHONE; parent must fill out specific 38088 Sa 7:30 am-8:00 am 5/15 AfterSchool Express registration/permission form 38089 Sa 8:00 am-8:30 am 5/15 before attending. Contact Kent Parks if you have 38090 Sa 8:30 am-9:00 am 5/15 38091 Sa 9:00 am-9:30 am 5/15 any questions, (253) 856-5030. 38092 Sa 9:30 am-10:00 am 5/15 PaRK oRCHaRd ELEMEntaRY 38093 Sa 10:30 am-11:00 am 5/15 38094 Sa 11:00 am-11:30 am 5/15 36512 Tu Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/16-5/25 38095 Sa 11:30 am-12:00 pm 5/15 B. Steward Free Old Fishing Hole 1 sess/Free *No sess. 4/6 MEadoW RidgE ELEMEntaRY 36511 Tu Afterschool-5:00 pm M. McCaughan Free 3/16-5/25 Kent Parks Community Center *No sess. 3/23, 4/6 11000 SE 264th PantHER LaKE ELEMEntaRY 36510 W Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/17-5/26 There is always something fun going on at the Kent Parks M. McCaughan Free Community Center for teens 7th grade to 19 years of *No sess. 3/17, 5/5 age! Whether you enjoy break dancing, hip hop dance, SCEniC HiLL ELEMEntaRY getting creative and crafty, playing a board game, 36509 W Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/17-5/26 competing in a game of basketball or just hangin’ out B. Steward Free with friends in the game room, you will never be bored *No sess. 3/24, 5/5 here! I.D. is required. School ASB card or Drivers License. HoRiZon ELEMEntaRY No hats allowed. 36508 Th Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/18-5/27 B. Steward Free Spring Hours: *No sess. 3/25 KEnt ELEMEntaRY Monday–thursday, 3:30–9:00 p.m. 36507 Th Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/18-5/27 Friday, 3:30–9:45 p.m. *No sess. 3/18 M. McCaughan Free Saturday, 5:30–9:45 p.m. PinE tREE ELEMEntaRY Last day June 17, 2010 36506 F Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/19-5/28 B. Steward Free Summer Hours: July 6–august 12 *No sess. 3/26 EaSt HiLL ELEMEntaRY Mon., tues., Wed., thurs., 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. 36505 F Afterschool-5:00 pm 3/19-5/28 M. McCaughan Free *No sess. 3/19 Thank you to our partner, the Kent School District! 14 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5030 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS Recipient of the 2009 “Outstanding Teen Program Award” from the Washington Recreation & Parks Association. After-School All-Stars includes sports, arts, Spring 2010 Schedule social and cooking clubs MaRCH 29–JunE 18 that help keep students engaged in a positive activity Mar. 29–aPr. 23 • 2:30–5:00 PM Join the Club! from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students must attend the Monday: Circle K Mobile Homes tuesday: Kentbrook Apts. school at which the program Wednesday: Appian Way Apts. is provided. thursday: Valli Kee Apartments Friday: Parkwood Apartments Mondays & Wednesdays at Mill Creek Middle School ...... Last day June 9 For more information call (253) 856-5030 or go to aPr. 26–MaY 21 • 2:30–5:00 PM Tuesdays & Thursdays at Meridian Middle School ........... Last day June 10 www.kentteens.com. Monday: Park Place Apartments tuesday: Arbor Chase Apartments Wednesday: Walnut Park Apts. thursday: Kent Terrace Apartments tHE tEEn JoB FaiR Friday: Riverwood Apartments The Teen Job Fair is a great way for teens and young adults 16–19 years old to connect with MaY 24–jUNE 18 • 2:30–5:00 PM hiring businesses in the Kent and surrounding Monday: Southwood Square Apts. communities. The event will be held on Saturday tuesday: Washington Park Apts. April 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kent Parks Wednesday: Appian Way Apts. Community Center. For more information, please thursday: La Mirage Apartments visit www.kentteens.com or call (253) 856-5030. Friday: Centrestone Apartments teen Employment internships (tiPS) (ages 16–18) Summer 2010 Schedule The Teen Internship Program is a temporary paid position for teens 16 and up to work for one of the City of Kent departments or affiliates. This program will include 100 hours of work and job mentoring JunE 23–auguSt 20 while gaining on the job experience. Applications for Spring quarter are due March 19th 2010. For more Mondays: information call (253) 856-5030 or visit www.kentteens.com. Special Stops 9:30 am-11:00 am teen Employment newsletter Walnut Pk. Apt. 11:30 am-12:50 pm Parkwood Apt. 1:00 pm-2:30 pm Our new monthly newsletter will update you on current job openings, teen employment workshops, Valli Kee Apt. 2:45 pm-4:15 pm tips for job hunting and more. If you are interested in receiving this e-newsletter (not available in paper format) please send us your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get you the latest tuesdays: information! Morrill Meadows 9:30 am-11:00 am Scenic Hill 11:30 am-12:30 pm teen Employment Workshops Southwood Sq. Apt. 1:00 pm-2:30 pm Teens, are you having trouble finding a job? Do you want to know what your options are for summer Washington Pk. Apt. 2:45 pm-4:15 pm employment? Attend a workshop and receive the latest information on local and regional job leads, as Wednesdays: well as resources to land a job. Call (253) 856-5030 for more information on dates, times and locations W. Fenwick Play. 9:30 am-11:00 am for our next workshop or go to www.kentteens.com for an updated list of workshops. Arbor Chase Apt. 11:30 am-12:30 pm Circle K Mobile Homes 1:00 pm-2:30 pm Appian Way Apt. 2:45 pm-4:15 pm thursdays: Park Place Apt. 9:30 am-11:00 am Meridian Middle School Kentbrook Apt. 11:30 am-12:30 pm Latenight 23480 120th ave. SE Riverwood Apt. Centrestone Apt. Fridays: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm 2:45 pm-4:15 pm Kent Terrace Apt. 9:30 am-11:00 am W.A.L.K.A.P.A.L.A. 1:30 am-3:00 pm tuesdays: 6:00–9:00 p.m. TBA 3:15 pm-4:15 pm Special thanks to Kiwanis Club of Come check out what’s happening for teens! Kent for their continued support of Big Blue Mobile Technology Bus. Basketball and board games for teens 7th grade–19 years old. www.ci.kent.wa.us/bigblue ID required. Last day June 15, 2010. “Whatever you do, don’t miss the bus!” Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 15 YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS Summer Playgrounds 2010 We are back again for another full summer of fun in the sun. The Summer Playgrounds Program is an absolutely FREE program that provides your child with an active way to enjoy summer. Each one of our five parks will be offering plenty of games, arts and crafts, sports, special events and even a free sack lunch at each playground site. This program will begin on Wednesday, June 23 and runs until Thursday, August 19. We will be waiting for you to show up every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at each one of our selected playground sites. Scenic Hill Park and Morrill Meadows Park will operate from 9:00 a.m.–noon and Kiwanis Tot Lot #1 and Kiwanis Tot Lot #2 Playground will operate from 1:00–4:00 p.m. West Fenwick Park will operate from 9:00 a.m.–noon and 1:00–4:00 p.m. Don’t forget to join us for Fantastic Fun Fridays, where we will have a special event planned for the entire family. Noon to 4:00 p.m West Fenwick Park July 9 Noon to 4:00 p.m. Morrill Meadows July 23 Noon to 4:00 p.m. Kiwanis Tot Lot 1 August 13 RESidEntiaL CaMP at WaSKoWitZ Make your child’s summer a memorable experience of a lifetime. Campfires, sing-alongs, hiking, swimming, beach parties and more. An overnight camp for boys and girls entering 5th, 6th, and 7th grades (Fall 2010). A $25 non- refundable deposit will hold your child’s spot. The balance is due July 26, 2010. Parent information nights will be held at Kent Commons on May 12, June 9, and July 14 from 6:30-7:30 pm. BoYS 37649 M-F 8:00 am-2:00 pm 8/9-8/13 Camp Waskowitz D. Street 5 sess/$305 giRLS 37650 M-F 8:00 am-2:00 pm 8/9-8/13 Camp Waskowitz D. Street 5 sess/$305 16 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5030 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us YoutH/tEEn PROGRAMS What is Camp W.A.L.K.A.P.A.L.A.? Working At Letting K A P A L ids Appreciate arks nd eisure ctivities! June 23–august 13 Kent Elementary School, 24700 64th ave. So august 16–august 20 Kent Commons, 525 4th ave. n. Camp information June 23–June 25 toy Story 3 38070 W-F 7:00 am–6:00 pm Kent Elementary 3 sess/$78 Kids ages 6-12 (K-–entering 6th grade, Fall 2010) can look forward June 28–July 2 the Bouncy Place to interactive group games, arts and 38071 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 crafts, special guests, and a weekly field trip. $5.00 discount for second child in family. A non-refundable July 6–July 9 Kent Bowl 38072 tu-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 4 sess/$104 $15.00 deposit will hold your child’s spot in this camp. July 12–July 16 auburn Skate Connection Camp is staffed with experienced 38073 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 and trained co-directors along with counselors. Special guests join staff for themed activities. July 19–July 23 Pt. defiance Zoo & aquarium School facilities include gymnasium, 38074 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 playfields, classrooms, restrooms and playground equipment. July 26–July 30 Henry Moses aquatic Center 38075 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 Kent School District offers a free lunch daily, or you may send a sack lunch with your child. One healthy snack will August 2–August 6 tacoma Rainiers game 38076 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 also be provided daily. Please include an extra morning snack item (fruit is preferred). August 9–August 13 northwest Railroad Museum 38077 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services contracts with the Kent School District to provide August 16–August 20 Local Park & BBQ field trip transportation. 38078 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm Kent Commons 5 sess/$130 $130 each session ($78 for session 38070, $104 for session 38072) will give your child a full day of planned activities including crafts, sports, CaMP W.a.L.K.a.P.a.L.a. C. i. t. field trips, special guests and special The Camp W.A.L.K.A.P.A.L.A. Counselor-in-Training program is for participants who are going into events. This includes a free day camp the 7th, 8th or 9th grades in the Fall of 2010 and are genuinely interested in acquiring the skills t-shirt (one per summer). necessary to be a camp counselor. CITs will learn leadership skills, enjoy camp activities and help Questions? create great summer memories for campers. Each CIT will be assigned to a counselor and a group Visit www.ci.kent.wa.us or call of children and must commit to attend from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. every day for the week registered. CITs are (253) 856-5030 provided with a t-shirt, appropriate training, and upon completion, certificate of participation. For more information call (253) 856-5030. Sign up early—space is limited! 38079 W-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 6/23-6/25 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 3 sess/$78 38080 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 6/28-7/2 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38081 Tu-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 7/6-7/9 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 4 sess/$104 38082 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 7/12-7/16 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38083 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 7/19-7/23 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38084 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 7/26-7/30 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38085 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 8/2-8/6 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38086 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 8/9-8/13 Kent Elementary M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 38087 M-F 7:00 am-6:00 pm 8/16-8/19 Kent Commons M. McCaughan 5 sess/$130 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 17 adaPtiVE RECREation MaRY Lou BECKER MEMoRiaL Fund A memorial fund has been established in memory of our dear friend and co-worker, Mary Lou Becker. This fund is used to assist people in need to participate in recreation programs. If you would like to donate, call (253) 856-5030 or send contributions to Kent Commons • Mary Lou Becker Memorial Fund, 525 4th ave. n., Kent, Wa 98032. SPRing REgiStRation for adaptive Recreation begins March 24 at 8:00 a.m. Studio 315 Studio 315 SuMMER REgiStRation for adaptive Recreation begins Studio 315 is a social club with activities including dances, talent shows, casino nights and holiday May 26 at 8:00 a.m. parties. All functions begin at 7:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm unless otherwise noted. SPRing SuMMER adaPtiVE RECREation 38060 F 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 4/9-6/11 38256 F 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 7/9-8/20 525 4th ave. n. Kent Commons L. Wagie 9 sess/$45 Kent Commons L. Wagie 7 sess/$40 Kent, Wa 98032 aPRiL JuLY The Adaptive Recreation Division offers a 2 no CLuB 2 no CLuB full range of programs, services and classes for citizens with and without disabilities in 9 Egg EXtRaVaganZa 9 SuMMER danCE PaRtY our community. Call (253) 856-5030 for Who will find the golden egg and how Dress cool for summer and dance the information. many more are hiding? night away.? 16 diSCo nigHt 16 BBQ at Van doREn’S Landing Its 70’s disco night. Dress in your best We will meet at Van Doren’s Landing, StatEMEnt oF inCLuSion 70’s clothes and do the John Travolta. 21861 Russell Road and we’ll enjoy hot “Everyone in the City of Kent community 23 PiZZa and danCing dogs and soda. Please bring chips or a shall have the opportunity to equally Bring $4 for pizza and pop. We will dessert to share with everyone participate in, benefit from, and enjoy the dance after we eat. 23 PiZZa and danCing parks and recreation programs and facilities. Bring $4 for pizza and pop. We will Our mission is dedicated to enriching the 30 BoX dinnER Bingo Bring your sack dinner and play bingo dance after we eat. lives of all persons participating in Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services.” for prizes. 30 BoX dinnER Bingo Bring your sack dinner and play bingo MaY for prizes. PLEaSE notE: 7 CinCo dE MaYo MOCKtails and Mexican appetizers will auguSt Staff is here to provide leadership for the be served. programs. If you believe you would need 6 HaWaiian nigHtS 14 CRaZY Hat nigHt Wear your best Hawaiian clothes and 1:1 support to meet your personal needs Prizes for the best hat will be given. celebrate with your friends. beyond general program instruction, your support person is welcome to attend at 21 SPRing BaLL 13 gaME nigHt no cost. Any questions, please call Dress up and dance the night away. It will be a night of fun and games, so (253) 856-5030. come prepared to play! 28 BiRtHdaY BaSH We will celebrate everyone’s birthday! 20 SaY goodBYE to SuMMER Find the table with your birthday month This will be our last dance of the summer MEtRo aCCESS uSERS! quarter. See you in the fall. and take a seat. We’ll have cupcakes Please note the time of our programs and sing “Happy Birthday” to everyone. 27 no CLuB and schedule your van times accordingly. Instructors are scheduled to arrive for JunE programs just prior to start time and to leave 4 no CLuB. good luck at Ft. Lewis, shortly afterward. There will be a charge for athletes! early arrivals and late pickups. 11 JaBBERWoCKY PERFoRManCE Come see your friends in the best due to budget challenges, the theater performance ever. Resource Center will be closing and 18 no CLuB all adaptive Recreation services 25 no CLuB and programs will be re-located to the Kent Commons in 2010. Please continue to call (253) 856-5030 to reach adaptive Recreation. 18 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5030 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us adaPtiVE RECREation SERViCES For more information about any of these services, call (253) 856-5030 unless otherwise noted. • Community Inclusion Includes leisure counseling, volunteer opportunities, assistance in making connections and information on leisure resources. Co-sponsored by Kent Parks and Highline Community College. • M.S. Support Group Meets at the Senior Activity Center the third Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Winter schedule: 1/21, 2/18, 3/18. For more information, call Lisa Boon at (253) 630-1722. • NaMI (South King County) Support and education for anyone who has or is involved with someone who has a mental Community Exploration taCoMa RainiERS BaSEBaLL gaME illness. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 6:30–8:30 PionEER FaRMS tRiP p.m. at the Alliance Center, 515 W. Harrison. Let’s head to Cheney Stadium to cheer on the Winter schedule: 1/12,1/26, 2/9, 2/23, 3/9, We will head to Pioneer Farms in Eatonville and Tacoma Rainiers against the Las Vegas 51’s. 3/23. For information, call Jim Adams at learn about what life was like in the 1800’s. Admission is $6. (425) 643-7622. Please bring $7 for the tour. not WHEELCHaiR 38245 Tu 10:30 am-3:30 pm 6/8 aCCESSiBLE. Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 38064 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 4/7 Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 dEEP LaKE CooKout It’s time to barbeque! We will go rain or shine. SKagit VaLLEY tuLiP FEStiVaL not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. We will head to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and 38246 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 6/23 take a tractor ride through the fields. Please bring Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 $5.00 for admission and $2 for the tractor ride. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. LunCH & a MoViE i 38062 W 10:00 am-3:30 pm 4/21 We will have lunch and then go the latest block Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 buster movie of the season. Please bring $8 for the movie. LunCH & a MoViE 38247 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 7/7 We will have lunch and then go to the latest block Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 buster movie of the season. Please bring $8 for the movie. JEttY iSLand 38063 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 5/5 We will head to Everett and catch the ferry to Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 Jetty Island to spend the day exploring. Please bring $2 for the ferry ride. not WHEELCHaiR gEnE CouLon PaRK aCCESSiBLE. We will head to Gene Coulon Park in Renton for a 38248 W 9:00 am-3:00 pm 7/21 day of fun in the sun. Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 38065 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 5/19 diSCoVERY BEaCH WaLK Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$20 in EdMondS i RidE tHE duCK We will meet up with the local Beach Ranger for We’ll tour downtown Seattle and then around a guided tour of Marina Beach during low tide. Lake Washington. Tour admission is included. Tour admission is included. not WHEELCHaiR not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. aCCESSiBLE. 38066 W 10:30 am-3:30 pm 6/2 38249 W 10:00 am-3:00 pm 8/4 Kent Commons L. Hosford 1 sess/$35 Kent Commons 1 sess/$30 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 19 adaPtiVE RECREation adventure Mondays tWin FaLLS HiKing tRiP You must be able to walk at least 3 miles. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. 38253 M 9:00 am-4:00 pm 6/21 Resource Center 1 sess/$20 *Please note extended hours. Mt RainiER HiKE Moderate hiking experience required. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. 38254 M 8:00 am-5:00 pm 7/19 Resource Center 1 sess/$30 dEnnY CREEK CooKout We will head to Denny Creek Campground for a barbeque and short hike. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. 38255 M 10:00 am-3:00 pm 8/23 trips & tours Resource Center 1 sess/$20 SEWaRd PaRK and PiZZa LunCH and a MoViE ii Come take a walk with us around Seward Park in We will have lunch and then go the latest block Seattle then head to a local pizza eatery for lunch. buster movie of the season. Please bring $8 for Please bring $10 for pizza and a beverage. not the movie. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. 38250 Sa 10:30 am-3:30 pm 6/26 38067 Sa 10:00 am-3:00 pm 4/10 Resource Center L. Wagie 1 sess/$20 Resource Center L. Wagie 1 sess/$20 diSCoVERY BEaCH WaLK in BLaCK diaMond BaKERY EdMondS ii and WaLK We will meet up with the local Beach Ranger for We’re heading to the Black Diamond for lunch a guided tour of Marina Beach during low tide. and treats, and then a walk on nearby trails. not Tour admission is included. not WHEELCHaiR WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. aCCESSiBLE. 38068 Sa 11:00 am-4:00 pm 5/15 38251 Sa 10:30 am-3:30 pm 7/17 Resource Center L. Wagie 1 sess/$20 Resource Center 1 sess/$30 SPaCE nEEdLE BaRBEQuE at LaKE MERidian We’ll take a ride up to the top of the Needle then It’s time to barbeque! We will go rain or shine. enjoy lunch at the Center House. Admission is not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. $16. not WHEELCHaiR aCCESSiBLE. 38252 Sa 10:30 am-3:30 pm 8/14 38069 Sa 10:00 am-3:00 pm 6/12 Resource Center 1 sess/$20 Resource Center 1 sess/$20 adventure Mondays 20 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5030 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us adaPtiVE RECREation Music general CaMP W.a.L.K.a.P.a.L.a. too An inclusive day camp for children with disabilities i’VE got RHYtHM aCCESS tHE FutuRE ages 6-12 years old. $5.00 discount for second Create your own kind of music and movements CoMPutER CLaSS child in family. A non-refundable $15.00 deposit inspired by cultures from around the world. A computer class designed for individuals with will hold your child’s spot in this camp. 38102 Tu 7:00 pm-8:30 pm 4/13-6/15 developmental and/or physical delays. Class meets Week 1 Resource Center S. Mundi 10 sess/$60 on the 3rd floor of the Centennial Center in the 38146 W-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 6/23-6/25 computer training lab. Kent Elementary 3 sess/$78 38275 Tu 7:00 pm-8:30 pm 7/6-8/17 Resource Center S. Mundi 7 sess/$42 38099 M 3:30 pm-5:00 pm 4/12-6/14 Week 2 Centennial Ctr. J. McLaughlin 9 sess/$50 38147 M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 6/28-7/2 *No class 5/31 Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 JaBBERWoCKY JungLE tHEatRE Week 3 38270 M 3:30 pm-5:00 pm 7/12-8/23 Centennial Ctr. J. McLaughlin 7 sess/$40 38148 Tu-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 7/6-7/9 This inclusive theater program is for actors 15 and Kent Elementary 4 sess/$104 up and focuses on improvisation, characterization, Week 4 movement and music, including a performance at the end of the quarter. Health 38149 M-F Kent Elementary 8:00 am-5:00 pm 7/12-7/16 5 sess/$130 38097 M 4:30 pm-6:00 pm 4/19-6/7* FLEXi-Fit & Fun Week 5 Resource Center C. Honeycutt 7 sess/$80** 38150 M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 7/19-7/23 *No class 5/31 Join us for exercise, creative movement, yoga, Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 **Dress rehearsal week: 6/7 - 6/10, 5:00 - 9:00 pm dance and more as we work towards improving nightly. Saturday practices TBA. Week 6 our strength, balance, coordination and 38151 M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 7/26-7/30 endurance. Instructor is trained in working with Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 students of all abilities. Week 7 Creative arts 38100 M 38101 M 2:15 pm-3:15 pm 3:30 pm-4:30 pm 4/5-6/14* 4/5-6/14* 38152 M-F Kent Elementary 8:00 am-5:00 pm 8/2-8/6 5 sess/$130 CREatiVE aRtSPaCE Kent Commons *No class 5/31 C. Honeycutt 10 sess/$50 Week 8 38153 M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 8/9-8/13 Through mask-making, printing and collage we 38271 M 4:00 pm-5:00 pm 7/12-8/16 Kent Elementary 5 sess/$130 will explore the language of art: cultural, colorful, 38272 M 5:15 pm-6:15 pm 7/12-8/16 Week 9 letters and tweets. All Tuesday and Thursday Kent Commons C. Honeycutt 6 sess/$30 38154 M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm 8/16-8/20 participants and their family and friends are Kent Commons T. TBA 5 sess/$130 encouraged to attend the quarterly artshow Artist’s Reception 6/15 from 11:00 am to 12:00 MoVin’ and gRooVin’ CaMP a.R.t. noon. A parent-child play program designed for children tuESdaYS with and without disabilities, involving gross motor Live this summer on the WILD side of your 38140 Tu 9:00 am-12:00 pm 4/6-6/22 play, action songs, singing and parachute time. creativity—playing, acting and ‘mooshing’ together Kent Commons S. Mundi 10 sess/100 $10.00 discount for second child in family. all manner of wild ideas and media to tweak your 38141 Tu 3:30 pm-5:00 pm 4/6-6/22 delight! Pack a sack lunch for a picnic munch! Kent Commons S. Mundi 10 sess/$50 Also on page 6. *No class 5/11, 5/18 ages 15–24 Months it’s a Jungle in Here 38103 F 9:30 am-10:30 am 4/2-5/14 38263 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 7/13-7/15 tHuRSdaYS 7 sess/$42 2 sess/$40 38142 Th 9:00 am-12:00 pm 4/8-6/24 ages 24–36 Months Lions and tigers and Hares, oh My! Kent Commons S. Mundi 10 sess/$100 38104 F 10:45 am-11:45 am 4/2-5/14 38264 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 7/20-7/22 7 sess/$42 2 sess/$40 this program requires instructor approval ages 3–4 Years 38143 Th 1:00 pm-3:00 pm 4/8-6/24 38105 F 12:00 pm-1:00 pm 4/2-5/14 Creative Camouflage Kent Commons S. Mundi 10 sess/$75 SKIP/CTC V. Kerr 7 sess/$42 38265 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 7/27-7/29 *No class 5/13, 5/20, 6/17. 2 sess/$40 Slippery Slithery Slime LEaRning tHRougH aRt Cooking 38266 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 8/3-8/5 2 sess/$40 This inclusive program is ‘Creative ArtSpace’ for adVanCEd Monster Mania kids 10–21. 38267 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 8/10-8/12 Our focus will be on preparing nutritious and 2 sess/$40 38144 F 10:15 am-12:15 pm 4/9-6/18 affordable meals. Resource Center S. Mundi 9 sess/$72 Freaks of nature *No class 5/14, 5/21 Student Artist’s Reception 38098 M 5:00 pm-7:00 pm 4/12-6/14 38268 Tu, Th 10:00 am-2:00 pm 8/17-8/19 6/18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. Resource Center J. Fredrickson 9 sess/$50 Resource Center S. Mundi 2 sess/$40 *No class 5/31 SuMMER Studio aRt BaSiC SKiLLS This program requires instructor approval and Learn the basic skills of preparing a nutritious is for inclusive artists to work on portfolios and meal. gallery presentations. 38059 Tu 5:30 pm-7:00 pm 4/13-6/15 38274 F 10:00 am-12:00 pm 7/16-8/20 Resource Center J. Reynolds 10 sess/$50 Resource Center S. Mundi 6 sess/$60 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 21 adaPtiVE RECREation Sports spring/summer sports Programs dEVELoPMEntaL SWiM daY PRogRaM tiME LoCation Course designed for individuals with Tuesday Golf 7:00–8:00 pm Riverbend Golf Course developmental and/or physical disabilities. No Wednesday Spring Track & Field 6:30–8:00 p.m. KPCC experience necessary. *Participants needing 1:1 support in the water MUST bring a companion. Spring Cycling 6:30–8:00 pm KPCC ages 8–13 Summer T-Ball 6:30–8:00 pm Kent Memorial Park 38133 Sa 9:00 am-9:45 am 3/27-5/22 Summer Softball 6:30–8:00 pm Uplands Playfield Kent Meridian J. McLaughlin 9 sess/$45 Pool Saturday Swimming x3 9:00 a.m.–12 noon Kent Pool ages 14+ Tennis 3:30–4:30 p.m. Boeing Tennis Center 38134 Sa 10:00 am-10:45 am 3/27-5/22 Kent Meridian J. McLaughlin 9 sess/$45 Pool tHanK You BoEing EMPLoYEE’S RECYCLing doLPHinS SWiM tEaM PRogRaM for the donation of This course is designed for individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities, to athlete uniforms and equipment. improve swimming skills and strokes; including We appreciate your commitment to participating in Special Olympics Spring Quarter. Must have basic swimming skills mastered. support athletes with disabilities in **Regional tournament 4/17; State Tournament accomplishing their goals! for those who qualify 38135 Sa 11:00 am-12:00 pm 3/27-5/22 Kent Meridian J. McLaughlin 9 sess/$45 tRaCK and FiELd Pool *Regional tournament 4/17; State Tournament for Events include running, walking, ball throw, those who qualify 6/5–6/6. long jumps and wheelchair events. Includes participation in Special Olympics with mandatory goLF team practice required. Learn to play golf at Riverbend with a pro in 38138 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 3/31-6/2 this inclusive program which teaches putting, Kent Parks K. Bigelow 10 sess/$50 chipping, pitching and driving. Community Center *Regional Tournament 4/24; State Tournament 38139 Tu 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 5/11-6/8 6/5–6/6 for those who qualify. Riverbend Golf Course 5 sess/$50 *Last class on 6/8 will be from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. CYCLing 38279 Tu 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 6/29-7/27 Riverbend Golf Course 5 sess/$50 Bring your own bike and helmet and join us for fun and great exercise. Includes participation in t-Ball Special Olympics. Bring your softball mitt and learn basic t-ball 38136 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 3/31-6/2 fundamentals. Includes participation in regional tEnniS Interurban Trail S. Simonsen 10 sess/$50 tournament. *Regional tournament TBA; State Tournament Learn basic tennis skills from a pro! This inclusive 6/5–6/6. 38277 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 6/23-8/11 program is for ages 12 and up, or with instructor Kent Memorial A. Woodley 8 sess/$40 approval. Park 38137 Sa 3:30 pm-4:30 pm 4/3-6/12* MEdiCaL FoRMS/ Softball Boeing Employees A. Overland 10 sess/$45 Tennis Club CoMPEtition inFoRMation Bring your softball mitt and learn basic *No class 5/29 To participate in Special Olympics training baseball skills. Includes participation in regional 38278 Sa 3:30 pm-4:30 pm 7/10-8/21 programs and tournaments, applicants must tournament. Boeing Employees A. Overland 7 sess/$32 have a current medical form on file at the Tennis club 38276 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 6/23-8/11 Kent Commons. Good for 3 years. Uplands Playfield K. Bigelow 8 sess/$40 aCHiEVE The ACHIEVE program offers a variety of pre-college basic skills courses designed to meet the needs of students with learning challenges or other barriers to traditional higher education. These classes may serve as a bridge to academic programs or as a place to gain basic skills for entry level employment. Full or partial scholarships may be available for those who qualify for services through King County Division of Developmental Disabilities. For more information call Jenni Sandler, (206) 878-3710 ext. 3474. 22 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5030 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us RiVERBEnd GOLF COURSE 18 Hole green Fees april through September 2010 dewsweeper Tee-time before 7:30 am 9 Holes $15 9 Holes–Player’s Card $12 MiSSion StatEMEnt SPRing/SuMMER 18 Holes $25 18 Holes–Player’s Card $20 The team at Riverbend shares HouRS oF oPERation Weekday Rates—Monday–thursday in a common vision of providing an 18 hole and 9 hole Monday–Sunday • Daylight to Dusk 9 Holes $20 exceptional golf experience while 9 Holes–Player’s Card $17 creating lasting memories for today driving Range 9 Holes–Resident $18 and future generations. Monday–Sunday • 8:00 am to 9:00 pm 9 Holes–Sr./Jr. $16 9 Holes–Sr./Jr. Player’s Card $14 18 Holes $34 RiVERBEnd goLF CouRSE PHonE nuMBERS 18 Holes–Player’s Card $28 18 Holes–Resident $30 2019 West Meeker Information . . . . . . . . (253) 854-3673 18 Holes–Sr./Jr. $26 Kent, Washington Driving Range . . . . . . . (253) 856-5175 18 Holes–Sr./Jr. Player’s Card $22 98032-4216 Miniature Golf . . . . . . . (253) 856-5175 Par 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . (253) 854-4653 Weekend Rates—Friday–Sunday a City of Kent Parks, Recreation Discount Golf . . . . . . . (253) 856-5198 9 Holes $24 9 Holes–Player’s Card $20 and Community Services Facility 18 Holes $39 The Riverbend Golf Complex and Par 3 green Fees 18 Holes–Player’s Card $32 Learning Center includes 18 hole april through September 2010 twilight Rates and 9 hole courses, driving range Weekdays Sat.–Sun. April and Sept. 4:00 p.m., May-Aug. 5:00 p.m. with learning center, a pro shop 9 Holes $10 $13 Weekday (Mo–Th) $18 and discount golf center, an 9 Holes–Player’s Card $8 $11 Weekdays–Player’s Card $15 18 hole miniature golf facility and 9 Holes–Resident $9 $12 Weekend (Fr–Su) $22 the Divot Café. 9 Holes–Sr. (55 & up) $8 $10 Weekend–Player’s Card $18 9 Holes–Sr. Player’s Card $6 $8 Power Cart Rentals RiVERBEnd diSCount 9 Holes–Jr. (17 & under) $7 $9 9 Holes $8 9 Holes–Jr. Player’s Card $5 $7 18 Holes $14 goLF CEntER Back 9 $7 $7 18 Holes–Sr. $12 Riverbend Discount Golf Center Back 9–Player’s Card $6 $6 Twilight $8 offers quality brand name Rentals merchandise at incredible prices. Pull Cart $3 Monday–Friday Clubs $5 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Saturday–Sunday 2010 RiVERBEnd PREFERREd 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. JunioR PRogRaMS PLaYER’S CaRdS 18 Hole Course Player’s Card $99 SPRing BREaK 18 Hole Course Sr. Player’s Card $79 RiVERBEnd EVEntS JunioR goLF CaMP 18 Hole Course Jr. Player’s Card $59 $100 per camper Par 3 Player’s Card $29 14tH annuaL Par 3 Sr Player’s Card $19 2 Man @ tHE ‘BEnd april 7–9, 2010 Par 3 Jr Player’s Card $19 $300 per team 15tH annuaL JunioR the Riverbend Preferred Player’s June 12–13, 2010 SPRing CLaSSiC touRnaMEnt card gives you: l Discount on greens fees every day $20 for ages 6–10/$40 for ages 11–18 of the week. 17tH annuaL april 18, 2010 l Discount during Dewsweeper times. RiVERBEnd aMatEuR SuMMER JunioR goLF CaMP l Discount during Twilight times. $165 per player $125 per camper l Expires December 31, 2010 august 14–15, 2010 July 12–15, 2010 get yours today! Camp limited to 50 participants. deadline is Friday, July 10 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 23 aduLt PROGRAMS BEginning digitaL SLR PHotogRaPHY Learn what those manual settings are and how they affect your photos. We’ll discuss lens types and appropriate lens to use. Bring your digital SLR camera that lets you adjust the ISO, aperture and shutter speed. 38047 Sa Kent Commons 9:00 am-5:00 pm D. Bonine 5/15 1 sess/$43 dance aduLt iRiSH danCE PoRtRait dRaWing (ages 16+) Dancers will learn both traditional Irish step (solo) Cooking Students will be able to draw professional quality portraits using photos and grid enlargement. and Ceili (group) dance. Students will work on basic movements, proper posture, form and rhythm. FRoM india WitH SPiCE Supply fee of $5 payable to instructor. Wear comfortable clothing; Irish ghillies suggested. 38283 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 4/7-4/28 38185 Tu 8:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/13-6/1 These workshops are taught by Meena Sharma, Kent Commons P. Martig 8 sess/$72 Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 experienced caterer, cook and instructor. All 38431 Tu 8:30 pm-9:15 pm 6/8-7/13 supplies are included. New recipes will be Kent Commons P. Martig 6 sess/$48 introduced. Bring an apron. LandSCaPE CoMPoSition indian i Beef kofta curry, paneer pulao (fried rice). Students will learn the fundamentals of creating, 38028 M 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/5 BEginning BELLY danCing beautiful and engaging landscapes. Supply fee of indian ii Spicy garbanzo beans, naan, & raita. $5 payable to instructor. The benefits of yoga, and non-impact aerobics 38029 M 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/12 at the same time. Body isolations, shimmy Kent Commons M. Sharma 1 sess/$22 38284 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 5/12-6/2 Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 techniques and much more. Visit www.saqra.net tHai CooKing for more information. WatERCoLoR BaSiCS 38161 Tu 12:00 pm-1:20 pm 4/13-5/18 Explore some of the basic cooking techniques 38163 Th 1:30 pm-3:00 pm 4/15-5/20 and ingredients of Thai food as you experiment Students will learn basic watercolor techniques 38164 Th 5:00 pm-6:20 pm 4/15-5/20 with various spices and food combinations in this through a series of step by step projects. Supply 38165 Th 7:40 pm-9:00 pm 4/15-5/20 hands-on workshop. Recipes and samples shared. fee of $5 payable to instructor. 38162 Tu 12:00 pm-1:20 pm 6/1-7/6 38167 Th 1:30 pm-3:00 pm 6/3-7/8 tHai i Spicy lemongrass-ginger chicken, steamed 38285 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 6/9-6/30 38168 Th 5:00 pm-6:20 pm 6/3-7/8 rice, & Thai salad. Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 38166 Th 7:40 pm-9:00 pm 6/3-7/8 38030 M 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/19 Saqra’s Studio S. Raybuck 6 sess/$50 WatERCoLoR tECHniQuES tHai ii Thai green curry (vegetarian), & fried rice. 38528 Tu 12:00 pm-1:20 pm 7/13-8/3 38031 M 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/26 Students will gain experience creating colorful, 38526 Th 1:30 pm-3:00 pm 7/15-8/5 tHai iii Pad Thai, & Thai coconut soup. layered, garden landscapes using watercolors. 38525 Th 5:00 pm-6:20 pm 7/15-8/5 38032 M 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 5/3 38524 Th 7:40 pm-9:00 pm 7/15-8/5 38946 W 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 7/7-7/28 38527 Tu 12:00 pm-1:20 pm 8/17-9/7 Kent Commons M. Sharma 1 sess/$22 Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 38529 Th 1:30 pm-3:00 pm 8/19-9/9 38530 Th 5:00 pm-6:20 pm 8/19-9/9 CoMPoSing & Creative arts dRaWing StiLL LiFE 38531 Th Saqra’s Studio 7:40 pm-9:00 pm S. Raybuck 8/19-9/9 4 sess/$40 WRiting FoR CHiLdREn & Students will review sight drawing skills and learn gEtting PuBLiSHEd successful techniques creating fun, interesting and Continuing BELLY danCing captivating still life compositions. International instructor Saqra’s layered teaching For the novice writer, we’ll explore plot, character, view point, and dialogue. Class also covers how to 38947 W 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 8/4-8/25 technique is appropriate for all levels of continuing submit a manuscript and getting published. Lots Kent Commons S. Stephens 4 sess/$42 dancers, from newly intermediate to professional. of tips and plenty of time for questions. See www.saqra.net for complete information. 38035 Tu 6:30 pm-9:00 pm 5/18 VoiCE aCting 38538 Tu 1:30 pm-2:30 pm 4/13-5/18 Kent Commons A. Rubeck 1 sess/$29 38539 Tu 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 4/13-5/18 An introduction to professional voice overs for 38570 Tu 1:30 pm-2:30 pm 6/1-7/6 digitaL PHotogRaPHY television, film, radio and more. We will cover how 38571 Tu 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 6/1-7/6 38540 Th 12:30 pm-1:30 pm 4/15-5/20 FoR BEginnERS to prepare a demo and earn a great income in this 38572 Th 12:30 pm-1:30 pm 6/3-7/8 exciting field. You will have a chance to record a Saqra’s Studio S. Raybuck 6 sess/$50 Learn how to take pictures with your digital commercial script as well. 38532 Tu 1:30 pm-2:30 pm 7/13-8/3 camera, how to organize, and share your photos. 38181 W 6:30 pm-9:00 pm 5/5 38533 Tu 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 7/13-8/3 Bring your camera and its manual, if possible, as Kent Commons 1 sess/$22 38534 Th 12:30 pm-1:30 pm 7/15-8/5 you will be taking pictures while in class. Class will 38535 Tu 1:30 pm-2:30 pm 8/17-9/7 38440 W 6:30 pm-9:00 pm 8/18 38536 Tu 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 8/17-9/7 take a lunch break. Kent Commons Voice Coaches 1 sess/$22 38537 Th 12:30 pm-1:30 pm 8/19-9/9 38045 Sa 9:00 am-4:00 pm 4/17 Saqra’s Studio S. Raybuck 4 sess/$40 38046 Sa 9:00 am-4:00 pm 6/19 Kent Commons D. Bonine 1 sess/$43 24 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us aduLt PROGRAMS danCE LESSonS (ages 16+) BEginning BaLLEt (ages 16+) taX FREE inVESting Patti Conley is a community college teacher by Basic level ballet steps, beginning level barre It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep! profession. Since 1997 Patti has been training, and centre floor. A great class for stretching Learn about tax-advantaged investments and competing and teaching many different dances. and toning. Ballet shoes required. Drop-ins are their features, tax-free returns vs. taxable returns, Classes are held at the Kent Memorial Park welcome at $7 per class. municipal bonds, and how to lower your taxes. Building. No partner is required and drop-ins are 38187 W 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 4/7-5/26 38182 Th 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 4/29 welcome at $12 per class. 8 sess/$48 Kent Commons R. Cole, CFP 1 sess/$10 Special occasions/Survival Skills 38186 F 6:00 pm-7:00 pm 4/9-5/21 Designed for those who have been reluctant to take Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 7 sess/$42 HoME BuYER SEMinaR a dance class, but need some skills or a brush up. 38437 Tu 6:15 pm-7:15 pm 6/29-8/17 Waltz, swing and blues covered. 38439 Th 9:00 am-10:00 am 7/1-8/19 Learn from a real estate mortgage banker on 38039 Tu 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/6-5/11 Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 budgeting, numerous loan programs, buying real estate, how to qualify for a mortgage and how East Coast Swing The all-American dance. It’s fun, easy and a great JaZZ danCE (ages 16+) to select a realtor. Receive a free home loan pre- way to start partner dancing. Will work for strength and flexibility. Class approval. Come with questions! 38040 Tu 7:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/6-5/11 works on short combinations and complete jazz 38177 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/27-5/4 38043 Tu 7:30 pm-8:30 pm 5/18-6/22 routines. Beginning to intermediate level welcome. 38178 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 6/1-6/8 Kent Commons P. Shelton 2 sess/$10 38470 Tu 7:30 pm-8:30 pm 6/29-8/10 Drop-ins welcome at $7 per class. night Club 2-Step 38191 W 6:45 pm-7:45 pm 4/7-5/26 CHoiCE oR CHanCE This simple yet elegant dance is perfect for any Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 LiFE PLanning occasion when a slow, romantic song is played. 38432 M 9:00 am-10:00 am 6/28-8/16* 38041 Tu 8:30 pm-9:30 pm 4/6-5/11 7 sess/$42 This class uses goal setting to organize and plan a 38433 Th 6:00 pm-7:00 pm 7/1-8/19 quality life. We identify top priorities in the three Waltz Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 Learn the basics of this graceful, elegant dance that major life areas and schedule them for action. *No class 7 /5 you can use for the rest of your life. Anybody can learn goal setting to claim their 38042 Tu 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 5/18-6/22 future, learn from the past and experience the Blues taP danCE (ages 16+) present to the fullest measure. The simplest dance there is. The footwork is easy, Learn tap combos and routines in this energetic 38169 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/22 simply walking to the music. Kent Commons R. Mauzay 1 sess/$10 class. Drop-ins welcome at $7 per class. 38044 Tu 8:30 pm-9:30 pm 5/18-6/22 Beginning Kent Memorial P. Conley 6 sess/$55 38190 F 7:15 pm-8:15 pm 4/9-5/21 HEaLtHY LoVE dating Park 7 sess/$42 West Coast Swing The Healthy Love Initiator is a dating guide based The coolest form of swing, danced to blues, jazz, Continuing contemporary and more. Perfect for all ages! 38189 Th 7:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/8-5/27 on mutual respect and rational thinking. Join us 38469 Tu 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 6/29-8/10* for an adventure in self-discovery, and radical advanced Salsa 38188 Tu 7:15 pm-8:15 pm 4/6-5/25 honesty. A great class for beginners and there are many Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 38170 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/29 places to dance salsa in the area. Kent Commons R. Mauzay 1 sess/$20 38471 Tu 8:30 pm-9:30 pm 6/29-8/10* Beginning 38436 W 9:00 am-10:00 am 6/30-8/18 Kent Memorial P. Conley 6 sess/$55 ! HigH YiELd Park *No class 7/20 Continuing 38435 Th 7:30 pm-8:30 pm 7/1-8/19 nEW CoMMuniCation advanced This is an entirely new approach to teaching public 38434 Tu 7:15 pm-8:15 pm 6/29-8/17 ! danCE SuRViVaL Kent Commons M. Murphy-Brown 8 sess/$48 speaking skills. The focus is on core speech and nEW WoRKSHoP presentation skills. There will be interactive drills for articulation, eye contact, and projection. Designed for those who have been reluctant to general 38290 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/27 take a dance class, but need some survival skills or Kent Commons L. Voso 1 sess/$25 those who would like to brush up. We’ll prepare a WoMan’S guidE to MonEY you with basic waltz, swing, and slow dancing MattERS ! MaKing a gREat FiRSt with lots of practice time and fun! A strong financial strategy is important for nEW iMPRESSion 38486 Sa 1:00 pm-3:30 pm 5/15 women of all ages. Join us to learn more about This presentation will break down what happens Kent Commons P. Conley 1 sess/$25 what you can do now to prepare for retirement, in those first few crucial seconds, how to execute your options to pay for education, and developing them confidently, then what to do when the a strategy to help achieve your financial goals. door is opened for a longer, more meaningful 38183 Th 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 5/13 exchange. Kent Commons R. Cole, CFP 1 sess/$10 38291 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 5/20 Kent Commons L. Voso 1 sess/$25 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 25 aduLt PROGRAMS ! intERViEW SKiLLS PuPPY KindERgaRtEn nEW BootCaMP Provides supervised play with other puppies, an Interactive and intensive speech presentation drill introduction to basic obedience skills, solutions to training will be followed by a discussion about common puppy problems (biting, house training, the secret art of first class interviews. The second chewing, jumping), and socialization to new session is all about the mock interviews in your job people and places. For puppies 8 weeks to 5 of choice. months old. 38292 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 6/15-6/22 38395 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 5/26-6/30 Kent Commons L. Voso 2 sess/$40 Kent Memorial J. Schneider 6 sess/$90 Park 38498 M 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 7/26-8/30* gEt a WEBSitE, QuiCK, Kent Memorial J. Schneider 6 sess/$90 Park CHEaP & EaSY *No class 7/21 No web development experience required. This course provides a step-by-step road map to easily JuSt FoR Fun agiLitY create your own website for fun, hobbies or Your dog will learn how to leap over hurdles, business. Discover easy-to-use, template driven jump through a tire, rush through tunnels, weave design tools that can build a basic site in 60 around poles, jump up on a pause table, and even minutes! Taught by an award winning instructor complete an agility course during the last week of and published author. class. Prerequisite: Basic Manners. MEditation 38184 Tu 6:00 pm-9:00 pm 5/11 38056 Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 5/27-6/17 Meditation provides deep physical rest and Kent Commons K. Boyd 1 sess/$47 Kent Memorial J. Schneider 4 sess/$65 profound emotional relaxation. It is the perfect Park solution for fatigue and stress. Learn simple yet dog oBEdiEnCE effective meditation techniques. MaStER gaRdEnER SERiES Join us in one of our many dog obedience 38038 M 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 6/14 classes. Instructor Jennifer Schneider owns Pick Join the King County Master Gardeners at Neely/ Neely-Soames M. Imlay 1 sess/$10 of the Litter Dog Training, and is a certified Pet Soames Homestead for free gardening classes. Historic Home Dog Trainer. For more information visit www. Pre-registration required. pickofthelitterdogtraining.com. Yoga MoVing WitH Finishing apple Head dolls BaSiC MannERS Teach basic manner skills We are finishing the dolls started in 10-24-09 class. BodY & Mind including sit, lie down and stay. Pay attention in Bring your dried apple heads and decorating ideas. Find the ease of moving which will lead to deep distracting situations, and respond to you as a 38970 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 3/27 relaxation. You will stretch, learn to coordinate positive leader. For dogs five months and older. tomatoes your breathing and learn basic yoga moves and Small dogs (under 30 lbs.) Start and grow your own tomatoes. techniques. Please bring a mat and large towel 38053 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/14-5/19 38971 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 4/24 to class. 38487 W 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 7/7-8/18* Vegetable garden insects and diseases 38050 W 6:00 pm-7:15 pm 4/7-6/30 Medium/Large dogs (over 30 lbs.) Bring questions, plant problems, photos and insects Kent Sr. Ctr 13 sess/$91 38052 W 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 4/14-5/19 for identification. 38048 M 6:00 pm-7:15 pm 4/12-6/28* 38972 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 5/22 38049 M 7:15 pm-8:30 pm 4/12-6/28* 38488 W 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 7/7-8/18* Kent Commons C. Rosenfield 10 sess/$70 FEiStY Fido For dogs who behave inappropriately Bugs - good, Bad and ugly *No class 5/31 around other dogs (growling, lunging, barking). What is that insect? Should you leave it alone, squish it, or what? 38443 W 6:00 pm-7:15 pm 7/7-8/18 Learn specific skills to help your dog behave and Kent Sr. Ctr. 6 sess/$42 relax in the presence of other dogs. No dogs first 38973 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 6/26 38441 M 6:00 pm-7:15 pm 7/12-8/16 class. Neely-Soames 1 sess/Free 38442 M 7:15 pm-8:30 pm 7/12-8/16 38054 W 5:15 pm-6:15 pm 4/14-5/19 Historic Home Kent Commons C. Rosenfield 5 sess/$35 38051 W 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 5/26-6/30 *No class 7/26, 7/28 Pruning Basics 38489 M 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 7/26-8/30* The hows and whys of pruning plants. Questions welcome. 38490 W 5:15 pm-6:15 pm 7/7-8/18* doga-Yoga FoR PEoPLE Kent Memorial J. Schneider 6 sess/$90 38986 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 7/24 Park & dogS *No class 7/19, 7/21 tufa Containers Make your own plant container. Supply fee of Introductory yoga for you and your canine. BEttER MannERS Continuation of Basic Manners. $5/person. Owners help their dogs into different poses, in More polite greeting exercises, loose leashing addition to doing their own poses, using their walking and heel practice, come with distractions, 38987 Sa 10:00 am-11:00 am 8/28 and more. Prerequisite: Basic Manners. Neely-Soames 1 sess/Free dogs as helpful props. No prior yoga experience Historic Home needed. Bring your dog on a leash and a yoga 38055 Th 7:45 pm-8:45 pm 5/27-7/1 Kent Memorial J. Schneider 6 sess/$90 WaLKing MEditation mat. Park 38057 Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/8-4/29 These guided walks cultivate a peaceful mind and Kent Memorial J. Schneider 4 sess/$65 joyful heart that can better appreciate and enjoy Park the beauty of natural surroundings. 38499 M 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 6/21-7/12 38176 F 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 5/21 Kent Memorial J. Schneider 4 sess/$65 Soos Creek M. Imlay 1 sess/Free Park Maintenance Bldg. 26 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us aduLt PROGRAMS tai CHi/CHi Kung CaRdio-KiCKBoXing MaRtiaL aRtS (ages 14+) These exercises are among the best physical Burn fat, relieve stress, tone and strengthen Classic karate techniques, sparring and self-defense. activities - so gentle they do not harm, yet muscles, all while learning basic self-defense Build strength, stamina, coordination and flexibility. strengthen bone mass and connective tissue, techniques. Class involves bag work, wristwraps or You will have the opportunity to train for rank increase stamina, balance, coordination, and bag gloves are strongly recommended. promotion and tournament competition, if desired. improve circulation and breathing capacity. Wear 38193 M, W 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 4/5-4/28 38201 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 4/6-4/29 something comfortable. 38194 M, W 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 5/3-5/26 38202 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 5/4-5/27 38195 M, W 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 6/7-6/30 38203 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 6/1-6/24 38037 M 6:15 pm-7:15 pm 4/5-6/14* ACMMA R. Dye 8 sess/$60 Fairwood R. Kay 8 sess/$60 Kent Commons P. Harms 10 sess/$70 Martial Arts *No class 5/31 38445 M, W 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 7/5-7/28 38446 M, W 6:15 pm-7:00 pm 8/2-8/25 38455 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 7/6-7/29 ACMMA R. Dye 8 sess/$60 38456 Tu, Th 6:30 pm-7:30 pm 8/3-8/26 WEigHt LoSS WitH HYPnoSiS MaRtiaL aRtS oVER 40 Fairwood R. Kay 8 sess/$60 Hypnosis can help you change those old mental Martial Arts programs that are keeping you stuck. Instructor Improve balance, coordination, stamina and Robert Felix is a certified hypnotherapist. Weight strength while learning practical self-defense KEndo-JaPanESE Loss CD’s are available to purchase at class $15 moves. This is a great alternative workout to the SWoRdSManSHiP (15+) each. Please bring a mat or blanket to class. typical gym routine. Develop confidence and learn the culture and 38033 W 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 6/2-6/16 38199 Th 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 4/8-5/13 Kent Commons R. Felix 3 sess/$89 38200 Th 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 5/20-6/24 etiquette of Japan. Focus on basic footwork and ACMMA R. Dye 6 sess/$45 Japanese Samurai swordsmanship. Wooden sword StoP SMoKing WitH HYPnoSiS 38448 Th 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 7/8-7/29 is available from instructor for $15-$20. Class fee 38449 Th 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 8/5-8/26 does not include additional equipment costs for Hypnosis can help you stop smoking for ACMMA R. Dye 4 sess/$30 continuing and advanced students. Youth and good and it can be far easier than you ever adult classes are combined. imagined. Instructor Robert Felix is a certified WoMEn’S SELF dEFEnSE Beginning hypnotherapist. Please bring a mat or blanket 38567 M 7:10 pm-8:00 pm 3/22-5/24 to class. Optional hypnosis tape available for Class covers basic self-defense skills for those 14 Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 purchase for $15. and up. Taught by a female black belt. Develop 38452 M 7:00 pm-7:50 pm 6/7-8/9* awareness skills and learn how to protect yourself Kent Commons C. Marsten 9 sess/$50 38034 W 7:00 pm-9:00 pm 6/23 Kent Commons R. Felix 1 sess/$43 in dangerous situations. Supply fee of $3 payable to instructor for manual. Continuing 38568 M 8:10 pm-9:00 pm 3/22-5/24 ! WEigHt ManagEMEnt nEW FoR WoMEn 38204 Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm 4/17 Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 38205 Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm 5/22 38206 Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm 6/19 38453 M 8:00 pm-8:50 pm 6/7-8/9* ACMMA J. Dye 1 sess/$30 Kent Commons C. Marsten 9 sess/$50 Class will cover: how to read food labels, raise your metabolism, benefits of nutrition and 38450 Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm 7/17 advanced This is an intermediate level class. 38451 Sa 2:00 pm-4:00 pm 8/21 Instructor permission is required. different kinds of food. Tips for grocery shopping and eating out also included. Optional book ACMMA J. Dye 1 sess/$30 38569 W 7:10 pm-9:10 pm 3/24-5/26 Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 purchase for $10 at class. 38293 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 4/15 PiLatES 38454 W 7:00 pm-8:50 pm 6/9-8/11 Kent Commons C. Marsten 10 sess/$55 38294 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 5/20 Improve flexibility, core strength, and balance. *No class 7/5 38295 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 6/17 Suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes held at Kent Commons C. Richards 1 sess/$5 Aamerican Colleges of Mixed Martial Arts. 38207 M 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 4/5-4/26 SWaSHBuCKLing (ages 16+) 38208 M 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 5/3-5/24 Martial arts 38209 M 38210 Sa 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 10:15 am-11:00 am 6/7-6/28 4/3-4/24 ‘Clutch this sword. Grip this dagger. Now, Champion, turn and confront your mortal BEginning aiKido 38211 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 5/1-5/22 enemy!’ Swashbuckling asks you to bring your 38212 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 6/5-6/26 imagination and a bit of derring-do to experience Aikido emphasizes redirecting the opponent’s ACMMA J. Dye 4 sess/$30 the exhilaration of swordplay and hand-to-hand momentum and power to apply sweeps, throws, 38460 M 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 7/5-7/26 combat. This theatrical art is safe, fun and caters to locks and holds. Aikido allows you to safely 38461 M 5:30 pm-6:15 pm 8/2-8/23 38462 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 7/10-7/31 all adventurers. ‘Come join us, Champion!’ subdue your attacker without the use of extreme 38463 Sa 10:15 am-11:00 am 8/7-8/28 38171 M 6:30 pm-8:00 pm 4/19-6/21 force. ACMMA J. Dye 4 sess/$30 Kent Memorial G. Michaels 9 sess/$90 38192 M 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 4/12-6/14 Park ACMMA R. Dye 10 sess/$75 No class 5/31. 38444 M 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 7/12-8/30 ACMMA R. Dye 8 sess/$60 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 27 aduLt PROGRAMS HoRSEBaCK Riding We’ve got some exciting rides planned this summer. Three different regions and outfitters. Riders must be at least 8 years old to participate. Directions and what-to-bring list sent upon registration. Stillwater Ranch Ride Located in Sultan, Wa. This is a 3-4 hour experience including a lunch stop (lunch provided) over gentle terrain. No prior riding experience necessary. 39008 Sa 10:00 am-2:00 pm -6/19 1 sess/$65 Cascade Foothills Ride A 3-hour trail ride in the Cascade foothills. No prior riding experience necessary. 39009 Sa 10:00 am-12:00 pm 7/10 1 sess/$65 outdoor Sports Mountain Breakfast Ride A beautiful 2-hour ride in the mountains with a ranch breakfast included. No prior riding experience aMERiCa’S Boating CouRSE FLY FiSHing necessary. State-approved basic boating course offered by PugEt Sound BEaCHES 39010 Sa 8:00 am-10:00 am 8/7 Poverty Bay Sail & Power Squadron. Bring a sack Easton, WA Staff 1 sess/$55 Cutthroat, resident salmon, and migrating salmon lunch. Textbook and cd included, please pick up prior to class start date at Kent Commons. can be taken on flies from the beaches of Puget SEa KaYaKing intRoduCtion Sound. Come and learn how. Session 1 is in the 38036 Sa 8:00 am-4:00 pm 5/22 classroom. Session 2 will be held on the beach. Learn the basics of this amazing sport. No prior Kent Commons R. Edel 1 sess/$35 experience necessary. Held on the water in 38466 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 8/10 Sa 5:30 am-9:30 am 8/14 Poulsbo. Two options - spring or summer. intRoduCtion to FLY CaSting Kent Senior J. Fiskum 2 sess/$69 39000 Sa 10:00 am-1:00 pm 4/24 Good casting is the key to successful fly-fishing. Activity Center Kitsap Peninsula 1 sess/$60 Rods, reels and lines are available for your use. SooS CREEK PaRK 39001 Sa 10:00 am-1:00 pm 7/17 Class is limited to 8 students and is held at Lake Kitsap Peninsula Staff 1 sess/$60 Meridian Park in Kent. intERPREtiVE WaLKS 38411 Sa-Su 8:00 am-9:30 am 4/17-4/18 Soos Creek Park is one of south King SEa KaYaK—PoRt gaMBLE 38412 M-Tu 6:00 pm-7:30 pm 5/3-5/4 County’s prized wetland habitats. Take one Lake Meridian J. Fiskum 2 sess/$40 daY touR of the free interpretive walks to learn more Park Enjoy a 3-hour guided paddle out of beautiful about this fascinating area. Visit www. friendsofsooscreekpark.wetpaint.com. Port Gamble intRoduCtion to tRout EtHnoBotanY WaLK 39002 Sa 10:00 am-1:00 pm 8/14 FLY FiSHing Come learn the practical uses of our native plants. Kitsap Peninsula Staff 1 sess/$60 You’ll never see a field of weeds again, just lots of A 3-session hands on crash course in Trout Fly- useful stuff. uPPER SKagit RiVER SCEnERY Fishing. Equipment is available for your use from 38173 Sa 2:00 pm-3:30 pm 4/24 & WHitEWatER instructor. BiRd WaLK 38413 Tu 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 6/8 Join us on an interpretive walk looking & listening for Great family float with amazing scenery and a Th 6:00 pm-7:30 pm 6/10 over 100 species of birds, including the great horned little whitewater. Sa 7:00 am-11:00 am 6/12 owl, pileated woodpecker and wood duck. 39007 Sa 11:00 am-3:00 pm 8/7 Lake Meridian J. Fiskum 3 sess/$89 38175 Su 10:00 am-11:30 am 5/9 Skagit River Wild Water River Tours 1 sess/$74 Park Bat WaLK FiSHing nYMPHS FoR tRout Come learn about and observe the bats living in the WEnatCHEE RiVER WHitEWatER Soos Creek Park. Children with parental supervision RaFt tRiP Nymphs represent over 80% of the stream trout’s welcome. Please dress for the weather. diet. Anglers who learn to fish them well will be 38174 Sa 8:30 pm-10:30 pm 6/5 Washington’s favorite whitewater river offers big consistently successful. Class will be held on the waves and sunshine! 38457 Sa 8:30 pm-10:00 pm 7/3 Cedar River. 38458 Sa 8:00 pm-9:30 pm 8/7 39003 Sa 1:30 pm-6:30 pm 6/12 38464 Sa 7:00 am-10:00 am 7/17 39004 Su 12:00 pm-5:00 pm 6/13 ButtERFLY & dRagonFLY WaLK 39005 Sa 1:30 pm-6:30 pm 6/19 Cedar River J. Fiskum 1 sess/$45 38459 Sa 3:00 pm-4:30 pm 7/3 39006 Su 12:00 pm-5:00 pm 6/20 dRY FLiES FoR tRout Soos Creek Park M. Imlay 1 sess/Free Wenatchee River Blue Sky Outfitters 1 sess/$82 Learn how to fish dry flies on rivers: upstream, cross-stream and downstream. Class is held on South Fork Snoqualmie River. 38465 Th 6:00 pm-9:00 pm 7/22 Snoqualmie River J. Fiskum 1 sess/$45 28 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us aduLt PROGRAMS ! nEW tRiatHLon BaSiCS aduLt BaSKEtBaLL aduLt RaCQuEtBaLL LEaguES With the addition of race distances much shorter, Adult basketball leagues are offered three (3) A great way to build your skill level and stay in it’s true anyone can participate. If you are unsure times throughout the year. Levels of play offered shape with both recreational and competitive about training, equipment and races, give this from recreation to very competitive. All games are levels of play. class a try. Coaches from Raise the Bar will teach played at the Kent Commons. Spring League all the basics to get you to your first race. Staff on 36894 Upper Competitive April-June Fall Season (September–November) hand to answer all questions. 36895 Lower Competitive April-June Winter Season (December–February) 36896 Recreation April-June 38179 Th 6:30 pm-8:30 pm 5/20 Summer Season (June–August) Kent Commons $30 Kent Commons P. Swedberg 1 sess/$5 aduLt SoFtBaLL Summer League tRiatHLon tRaining (18 & oVER) 38196 Upper Competitive July-September Adult Softball Leagues are offered throughout 38197 Lower Competitive July-September These workouts are a swim and run only. Swim: 38198 Recreation July-September the year. Levels of play offered: Recreation and Kent Commons $30 workout is suited for those that can swim 100 Competitive for Men and Women, Coed and yards without stopping. Wet suits are mandatory to swim in deep water or along buoy line. Run: Church Divisions. Games are played at Russell aduLt dodgEBaLL LEaguE Road Sports Complex, Kent Memorial Park, will take place around Lake Meridian and on the Adult competitive and recreational divisions. Sign Wilson Playfields and Service Club Ballfields. Soos Creek Trail. Intervals, hill repeats, or tempo up by 3/24! runs work on strength and speed. Bike training Spring/Summer Season (April–July) dodgeball - adult Competitive division opportunities will be available check Second Season (August and September) 38018 Th 5:30 pm-10:00 pm 4/1-6/3 www.weraisethebar.com for details and to Winter Season (January–March) dodgeball - adult Recreational division register for the training sessions. 38019 Th 5:30 pm-10:00 pm 4/1-6/3 aduLt VoLLEYBaLL Kent Commons $150 W 6:15 pm-8:00 pm 6/9-8/25 Lake Meridian P. Swedberg Season/$150 Park 9 workouts/$120 Adult volleyball is offered three (3) times taBLE tEnniS LEaguE 6 workouts/$84 throughout the year. Levels of play offered from Drop-in $15 Tuesday Night “Open” and Wednesday Night Invite your friends to a challenging game of table Women’s Divisions. All matches are played at the tennis. Players of all levels are encouraged to Kent Commons. participate. Adults 18 and over. Sports Fall Season (September–December) table tennis Recreational League 38021 F 6:00 pm-9:00 pm 4/16-6/4 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Winter Season (January–March) table tennis Competitive League offers several adult sports leagues. Individuals Spring Season (April and May) 38022 F 6:00 pm-9:00 pm 4/16-6/4 wishing to participate in an adult league must be 18 years of age. Registration is taken by teams only. aduLt FLag FootBaLL Kent Commons 8 sess/$40 Individuals wishing to participate can call the Kent Adult flag football is a no contact, pass only PERSonaL tRaining Commons office to submit their name, sport and league. Teams consist of six (6) players per side One on one personal training by certified Personal level of play for the individual player list. To check on a modified field, thirty (30) by seventy (70) Trainer and instructor Linda Lindsley. Perfect on registration information, league standings and yards. We offer three levels of play: American for those just starting out, needing additional league schedules, please visit www.ci.kent.wa.us or (Top League), National (Middle League) and motivation or have specific injuries or concerns. call (253) 856-5000. Continental (Lower League). Games are played We will be using a variety of equipment in a Adult Sports Leagues are run with an emphasis on on Sundays and Wednesdays at Wilson Playfields. private setting at the Kent Commons. One hour good sportsmanship, having fun and encouraging Program runs September through mid-November. scheduled by appointment only. team conduct that takes a positive approach toward competition. aduLt KiCKBaLL LEaguE 38213 Kent Commons Various times L. Lindsley 3/29-8/27 $60/hr Adult Kickball Leagues are offered during July/ Pat PoWERS VoLLEYBaLL CLiniC August/September. Levels of play offered: BodY Conditioning/ Experience over twenty years of playing and Recreation and Competitive for Coed Divisions. WEigHt tRaining coaching experience with one of the ‘founding Games are played at Service Club Ballfields. Individual instruction on the proper use of fixed fathers’ of modern day volleyball. Learn secrets weight equipment (Nautilus), a variety of exercises from one of the best in the game, including aduLt RaCQuEtBaLL for each weight station, and how to develop a putting spin on a ball to increase control, how to This six-session course will emphasize the personal training program. A complimentary one- snap a ball instead of hitting it and putting ‘pop’ fundamental skills, rules and basic strategies of month pass to the weight room ($12.50 value) on your serves. Ages 13 to adult. the fast paced sport of racquetball. Enrollment included in $35 class fee. One hour session by 37676 Mo-Tu 8/9-8/10 is limited to eight students per class in order appointment only, call (253) 856-5000. Kent Commons P. Powers 2 sess/$140 to ensure individual attention. Bring your own Kent Commons C. Doherty 1 sess/$35 37677 Sa-Su 12/11-12/12 racquet or check one out at the front desk. Kent Commons P. Powers 2 sess/$140 Beginning Racquetball 38228 Tu 6:00 pm-7:00 pm 4/20-5/25 intermediate/advanced adult Racquetball 38227 Tu 7:00 pm-8:00 pm 4/20-5/25 Kent Commons D. Wilson 6 sess/$55 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 29 FitnESS Join us for a complete body workout to terrific music in any of the following classes. Your choice will help you burn fat, have fun and build endurance while exercising. We recommend you visit your doctor before participating in aerobic activities. Wear comfortable clothing and aerobic shoes—no black soles. Bring an exercise mat or towel. Instructors trained in First Aid, CPR and aerobic certified. am jazzercise 38298 Th, Tu 9:15 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 4/1-4/29 $36 aM Aerobic dance routines, muscle toning and stretching exercises. am jazzercise 38299 Tu, Th 9:15 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 5/4-5/27 $32 All levels welcome. am jazzercise 38300 Tu, Th 9:15 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 6/1-6/29 $36 am jazzercise 38954 Th, Tu 9:15 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 7/1-7/29 $36 am jazzercise 38955 Tu, Th 9:15 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 8/3-8/31 $36 lunch time toning 38301 M 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 4/5-4/26 $16 Lunch time toning 50 minute class utilizing an exercise fitness ball lunch time toning 38302 M 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 5/3-5/24 $16 to tone legs, abs, back and upper body. lunch time toning 38303 M 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 6/7-6/28 $16 lunch time toning 38956 M 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 7/12-7/26 $12 lunch time toning 38957 M 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 8/2-8/30 $20 crunch at lunch 38304 W 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 4/7-4/28 $16 Crunch at Lunch crunch at lunch Focusing on the core, back, abs and balance 38305 W 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 5/5-5/26 $16 exercises performed using balance balls and crunch at lunch 38306 W 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 6/2-6/30 $20 weights crunch at lunch 38958 W 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 7/7-7/28 $16 crunch at lunch 38959 W 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 8/4-8/25 $16 lunch time bootcamp 38307 Tu 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 4/6-4/27 $16 Lunchtime Bootcamp lunch time bootcamp 50 minutes of boot camp style drills and cardio 38308 Tu 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 5/4-5/25 $16 lunch time will challenge workout that bootcamp your body and improve 38309 Tu 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 6/1-6/29 $20 your speed, agility and overall performance. lunch time bootcamp 38960 Tu 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 7/6-7/27 $16 lunch time bootcamp 38961 Tu 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 8/3-8/31 $20 yoga break 38310 Th 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 4/1-4/29 $20 Yoga Break yoga break Basic yoga poses that will strengthen, lengthen 38311 Th 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 5/6-5/27 $16 and relax your body. Bring a yoga mat. yoga break 38312 Th 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 6/3-6/24 $16 yoga break 38962 Th 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 7/1-7/29 $20 yoga break 38963 Th 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Lindsley 8/5-8/26 $16 body sculpting 38313 F 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Barrick 4/2-4/30 $20 Body Sculpting body sculpting Conditioning class incorporates step and 38314 F 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Barrick 5/7-5/28 $16 weights body sculpting 38315 F 12:05 pm-12:55 pm Kent Commons Barrick 6/4-6/25 $16 jazzercise 38319 Th, Tu 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Kent Commons Richards 4/1-4/29 $36 Aerobic dance routines, muscle jazzercise toning and stretching exercises. All levels 38320 Tu, Th 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Kent Commons Richards 5/4-5/27 $32 welcome. jazzercise 38321 Tu, Th 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Kent Commons Richards 6/1-6/29 $36 jazzercise 38966 Th, Tu 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Kent Commons Richards 7/1-7/29 $36 jazzercise 38967 Tu, Th 6:45 pm-7:45 pm Kent Commons Richards 8/3-8/31 $36 30 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us FitnESS jazzercise - circuit training 38322 Sa 9:00 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 4/3-4/24 $16 Aerobic routines jazzercise - circuit training intermingled with strength training. 38323 Sa 9:00 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 5/1-5/29 $20 jazzercise - circuit training 38324 Sa 9:00 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 6/5-6/26 $16 jazzercise - circuit training 38968 Sa 9:00 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 7/3-7/31 $20 jazzercise - circuit training 38969 Sa 9:00 am-10:15 am Kent Commons Richards 8/7-8/28 $16 piyo 38325 Tu 5:40 pm-6:40 pm Kent Commons Boscolo 4/6-4/27 $16 PiYo piyo 38326 Tu 5:40 pm-6:40 pm Kent Commons Boscolo 5/4-5/25 $16 Blend of Pilates and Yoga. piyo will gain tone, flexibility You 38327 Tu 5:40 pm-6:40 pm Kent Commons Boscolo 6/1-6/29 $20 and strength. piyo 38974 Tu 5:40 pm-6:40 pm Kent Commons Boscolo 7/6-7/27 $16 piyo 38975 Tu 5:40 pm-6:40 pm Kent Commons Boscolo 8/3-8/31 $20 iyo 38328 W 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons Hedrick 4/7-4/28 $16 piyo 38329 W 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons Hedrick 5/5-5/26 $16 piyo 38330 W 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons Hedrick 6/2-6/30 $20 piyo 38977 W 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons Hedrick 7/7-7/28 $16 piyo 38978 W 5:00 pm-6:00 pm Kent Commons Hedrick 8/4-8/25 $16 step aerobics 38316 Th 5:20 pm-6:35 pm Kent Commons Kebba 4/1-4/29 $20 Step aerobics step aerobics Pilates, cardio step and weight training all in one. 38317 Th 5:20 pm-6:35 pm Kent Commons Kebba 5/6-5/27 $16 step aerobics 38318 Th 5:20 pm-6:35 pm Kent Commons Kebba 6/3-6/24 $16 step aerobics 38964 Th 5:20 pm-6:35 pm Kent Commons Kebba 7/1-7/29 $20 step aerobics 38965 Th 5:20 pm-6:35 pm Kent Commons Kebba 8/5-8/26 $16 zumba 38331 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Kent Commons Richardson 4/5-4/26 $16 Zumba zumba 38333 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Kent Commons Richardson 5/3-5/24 $16 Fun, energetic dance workout done to Latin music. zumba 38332 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Kent Commons Richardson 6/7-6/28 $16 zumba 38980 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Kent Commons Richardson 7/12-7/26 $12 zumba 38981 M 5:30 pm-6:30 pm Kent Commons Richardson 8/2-8/30 $20 zumba 38334 W 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 4/7-4/28 $16 zumba 38337 W 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 4/7-4/28 $16 zumba 38335 W 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 5/5-5/26 $16 zumba 38338 W 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 5/5-5/26 $16 zumba 38336 W 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 6/2-6/30 $20 zumba 38339 W 6:00 pm-7:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 6/2-6/30 $20 zumba 38983 W 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 7/7-7/28 $16 zumba 38984 W 4:00 pm-5:00 pm Kent Commons Richardson 8/4-8/25 $16 No class 5/31, 7/5 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 31 CuLtuRaL aRtS SPOTLIGHT SERIES The 2009/2010 Spotlight season features everything from great family entertainment and comedy to a wide variety of music, theater and dance and is presented by the Kent Arts Commission and City of Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department with support of sponsors. . tHoMaS aRtHuR: LuMinouS EdgE Saturday, March 20, 3:00 p.m. Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center • Tickets: $12 general, $10 senior, $8 youth Juggler Thomas Arthur brings his family performance, Luminous Edge to the Spotlight Series. Choreographed juggling, digital film projections and audience participation inspire a sense of wonder, spaciousness and delight. Thomas is a Spotlight Series favorite from his many years as a guest performer at Magial Strings Celtic Yuletide Concert. Recommended for all ages. HaPa Saturday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. Kentwood Performing Arts Center • Tickets: $28 general, $26 senior, $20 youth Often described as the “sound of Maui,” HAPA’s music evokes a heavenly tropical paradise. They combine ancient chants, ballads of Portuguese fisherman and Spanish cowboys, inspired melodies of early missionary choirs, the elegant movement of hula and the exhilarating sounds of slack key guitar. A dose of American acoustic folk/ rock also creates music that is exciting, serene and beautiful. tHE WaiLin’ JEnnYS Friday, April 9, 7:30 p.m. Kent-Meridian Performing Arts Center • Tickets: $24 general, $22 senior, $18 youth Three extraordinary voices, two founding singer-songwriters, one singular vision. Well-known from their on-going relationship with A Prairie Home Companion (Garrison Keiller’s popular national public radio show), the Wailin’ Jennys have a fresh acoustic sound from Canada’s mid-western heartland. Sponsored by Kent Civic and Performing arts. “gutHRiE FaMiLY RidES again” FEatuRing aRLo gutHRiE WitH aBE, CatHY, anniE, SaRaH LEE gutHRiE, JoHnnY iRion & tHE KidS Saturday, May 1, 8:00 p.m. ShoWare Center • Tickets: $40 VIP, $37 premium, $27 reserved Four generations of Guthries join legendary folk icon Arlo for an epic trek across North America. The entire family will perform songs they’ve written, learned together and come to love. Along with Arlo’s standards, the evening will include a selection of unpublished Woody Guthrie lyrics put to music. 32 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5051 • www.kentarts.com SPOTLIGHT SERIES CuLtuRaL aRtS Performance Locations: SPECiaL nEEdS FoR tiCKEtS... • Kent-Meridian High School Please let us know in advance how we might • Purchase on-line at www.kentarts.com— Performing Arts Center, be able to help and we will provide reasonable Look for the “purchase tickets” link. 10020 SE 256th Street, Kent accommodations to those needing special • Call (253) 856-5051, Monday–Saturday. • Kentwood High School Performing assistance. For wheelchair seating, please A Visa or Mastercard is required for phone Arts Center, 25800 164th Avenue SE, advise when purchasing tickets. orders. Covington • Walk in to the Kent Commons, 525 4th CHiLdREn • ShoWare Center, Avenue North, Kent, Monday–Saturday. Spotlight Series is family friendly and offers Phone and walk-in hours are: 625 West James Street, Kent some performances that are especially Mon.–Thurs. 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., for kids and families. “Spotlight for Kids” directions and Parking: Fri. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and performances include age recommendations. Sat. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Locations are on Kent’s East Hill and Other performances may not be appropriate in downtown Kent, a short drive for young children—please use discretion FoR tiCKEtS to PERFoRManCES (approximately 30–40 minutes from when choosing performances for young at SHoWaRE CEntER Seattle and Tacoma). For directions see patrons. Spotlight series does not allow (Guthrie Family Rides Again) www.kentarts.com or call (253) 856-5051. “babes in arms” with the exception of Free parking is available. • Walk in to the ShoWare Center Box “Spotlight for Kids.” Children over 12 Office, 625 West James Street, Monday– Policies and information: months must have a ticket for these Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and shows. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. SEnioR and YoutH tiCKEtS (Additional ticketing fees are waived • Age 55 and older qualifies for senior ticket ticket information: when purchasing tickets in person at the rates. Subscriptions and group rate discounts ShoWare Box Office.) • Age 25 and younger qualifies for youth ticket do not apply for shows at the ShoWare rates. Center • Purchase on-line at www.showarecenter.com. (Additional fees apply for on-line sales.) REFundS/EXCHangES SuBSCRiPtionS • Call (253) 856-6999, Monday–Saturday. • No refunds or exchanges—ticket •Create your own subscription series— (Additional fees apply for phone sales.) purchases are final. Purchase tickets to any four or more separate performances and receive 10% SEating off on each ticket price. • All seating for Spotlight Series events is assigned/reserved. *With the exception all tickets must be purchased in the same of “Spotlight for Kids” show Thomas transaction. Arthur, which will have unassigned gRouP RatES “General Admission” seating. • Buy 10 or more tickets to any one • Seating will begin 30 minutes prior to performance and receive 10% off. performance time (one hour prior at • Buy 20 or more tickets to any one ShoWare Center). Late seating is not performance and receive 20% off. CELEBRATE EARTH DAY ‘10 guaranteed and is at the discretion of the performers and House Manager. all group tickets must be purchased at Earthworks Park in the same transaction to receive the discount and must be purchased by calling or visiting the box office (no group discounts on-line). 40th anniversary of Earth day Sponsors at Earthworks Spotlight Series is presented by the Kent arts Commission and City of Kent Parks, Art and performances, Recreation and Community Services department with the support of these Thursday evening, April 22 following sponsors. Earthworks open House Art and performances, Sunday afternoon, May 2 More information: www.KentArts.org All events take place at Earthworks Park, 742 East titus. Sponsored by the Pete and Pat Curran Kent Arts Commission and 4Culture dr. Judy Woods Kent Civic and Performing arts Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 33 CuLtuRaL aRtS SPECIAL EVENTS Kent’s 4th of July Lake Meridian Park Noon to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 2010 Fun activities Sunday, july 4 • Noon–11:00 p.m. noon–5:00 pm Lake Meridian Park • 14800 SE 272nd Street “Big Blue,” Kent Parks Mobile Technology Bus • The Fourth of July Splash is presented by Kent Parks, Face painting by The Magic Brush • Hands-on projects • Recreation and Community Services and the Kent Arts Old-fashioned games • Inflatable bouncers • Amazama Commission with generous support from sponsors. 2010 Juggling School • Recycling project by Allied Waste• marks the 12th anniversary of this community event at Lake Meridian Park! The Splash brings family and friends together Fireworks presented by dollarwise to celebrate Independence Day with a variety of fun and The Splash has the largest professionally produced free activities. The day is highlighted by one of the largest fireworks display in South King County. This spectacular fireworks displays in South King County at 10:00 p.m. show takes place over Lake Meridian at approximately 10:00 p.m. Thank you to Lake Meridian Community Main Stage Entertainment Association, Edward Jones and many community sponsors Entertainment on the Main Stage starts at noon with a for their help to make the fireworks display possible. Community Showcase featuring wonderful local talent. Master of Ceremonies and comedic juggler Charlie Brown will keep Free off-site Parking/Shuttle Bus audiences amazed and entertained throughout the day. Buses start at 11:30 a.m. and will run approximately For a complete entertainment schedule, every 20 minutes. Please follow event parking check Kentarts.com in mid-April signs to the following locations: •Kentwood High School, 25800 164th Ave. SE •Kent Fire Station #75, 15635 SE 272nd Personal Watercraft at Lake Meridian thank you Sponsors! Personal Watercraft (jet skis, ski doos, etc.) • Allied Waste • U-Frame-it & Fuse • Michael Campbell Dentistry • May operate 0–8 MPH any day except during hours of • Fox Electric • Edward Jones• Smith Brothers Dairy darkness. • Kent School District • Marlatt Funeral Home For more information: www.kentarts.com or (253) 856-5050. • Maximum speed is 8 MPH May 16–September 15. • May operate 8–35 MPH only between the hours of 12 noon and 6:00 pm on EVEn numbered days from May 16–Sept 15. 34 =summer Programs For more information, call (253) 856-5050 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us CuLtuRaL aRtS SPECIAL EVENTS Kent Cornucopia Main StagE EntERtainMEnt: Located at Town Square Plaza on 2nd Avenue and Harrison Street, the Main Stage features local, national days and international artists performing throughout the weekend. For a complete entertainment schedule, check Kentarts.com in mid-April july 9–11 •Downtown Kent The City of Kent is pleased to collaborate with the Kent Lions Club and Cornucopia Days again in 2010. Here are just a few of the highlights: dRagon Boat RaCES: Races will be held on Lake Meridian on Saturday, July 10. Please visit www.kcdays.com or call (253) 852-5466 for information. StREEt FaiR: Over 600 booths of arts and crafts including commercial and imports, food vendors and other displays to browse through. Please visit www.kcdays.com or call (253) 852-5466 for information. KEnt CoRnuCoPia daYS 5K Fun Run/WaLK, 9:00 a.M. SatuRdaY, JuLY 10, 2010 “FuntaStiC SHoWS” CaRniVaL: Experience the thrills of this The Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is full size carnival with rides for all ages starting on Thursday, July 8 pleased to present the Kent at 3:00 p.m. at Lincoln and Smith Street, downtown Kent. Please Cornucopia Days 5k Fun Run on visit www.kcdays.com or call (253) 852-5466 for information. Saturday July 10, 2010. The race will take place at Three Friends Fishing gRand PaRadE: Hole, located at 20025 Russell Road. Takes place at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 11. The parade route Day of race registration will begin at runs along 4th Avenue in downtown Kent starting at 7:30 a.m. with a race start at 9:00 Willis Street and ending at James Street. Please visit a.m. The run features a certified fast www.kcdays.com or call (253) 852-5466 for information. down and back course along the Green River. Highlights include random prizes and awards for the top 5 in each age group and overall male and female winners. Entry fees are $10 or $20 with a short-sleeve technical t-shirt if registered by 9:00 p.m. on July 9. Day of race registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 with fees of $15 and $25 with shirt. Registration forms will be available in early May at RoadRunner Sports at Kent Station, Kent Commons, Puget Sound Athletic stores or online at active.com. For more information, contact Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services at (253) 856-5050, www.kentarts.com or email@example.com. Special thanks to: KEnt SuMMER aRt gaLa: An opening gala reception for the Valley Medical Center exhibiting artists and Kent community members will be held on Road Runner Sports Wednesday, July 7 at the Centennial Center, 400 W. Gowe St. For Kent Lions & Kent Cornucopia days more information, visit www.kentarts.com or call (253) 856-5050. iron Mountain Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 35 CuLtuRaL aRtS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES The Summer Concert Series is here! Enjoy your summer in some of Kent’s most beautiful parks with the region’s best performances! Revitalize at Kent Station Wednesday “Take-Out Tuesdays” lunch performances, enjoy the sunset at “Thursdays at the Picnic Lake” evening concerts, or entertain the kids at “Wednesday Picnic Performances”. The Kent Summer Concert Series offers an extraordinary array of shows for the Performances entire family. Admission is free! Kent Summer Concerts are presented by the Kent Especially for Kids! Arts Commission and Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department with support from 4Culture, the Washington State Arts Commission and local 12 noon–1:00 p.m. sponsors. For information, call (253) 856-5050 or visit www.kentarts.com. town Square Plaza 2nd avenue and Harrison Kent Station Street, downtown Kent Take-Out Tuesdays JuLY 7—tickle tune 12 noon–1:00 p.m. typhoon Kent Station Plaza Dancing vegetables, 417 Ramsay Way, downtown Kent larger-than-life robots and award-winning music! This Northwest favorite delivers JuLY 6—tBd positive messages and educational topics cleverly Check www.kentarts.com disguised as silly fun! JuLY 13—Rod Cook and toast JuLY 14—Caspar Babypants Blues, rock, country, Americana, surf and Caspar Babypants American roots music. puts on a fun, simple, JuLY 20—Lulu LaFever and the sing-along show Hot tamales for kids age 0-5 and their parents Sultry blues, smoother than black velvet jazz with to enjoy together. an old-school vibe and juke joint swing. JuLY 27—alexander Sevastian Old folk songs and One of the most exciting accordionists of his good time rock and roll mix together to make the generation, Alexander Sevastian must be seen show a timeless treat for all ages. to be believed. He impresses with boundless JuLY 21—Roberto the Magnificent virtuosity, remarkable musicality and charismatic personality. Comedy, juggling and crazy stunts from this former star of “The Gentlemen Jugglers.” auguSt 3—Little Bill and the Roberto the Magnificent rides towering unicycles, Blue notes performs amazing feats and juggles everything from knives and torches to rubber chickens! This Northwest original will have JuLY 28—Brian Waite Band audiences singing These three the blues! “Little dads turned Bill” Englehart has rock and roll been a fixture on adventurers the music scene in deliver fun the region since he songs for kids first started playing and adults alike. in the mid fifties. auguSt 10—tBd auguSt 4—the Carter Family Marionettes “Love For three Check www.kentarts.com oranges” Live music and large, colorful puppets bring this Italian fairytale to life. A delight for all ages. 36 =summer Programs For more information, call (253) 856-5050 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CuLtuRaL aRtS Thursdays at the Lake 7:00–8:30 p.m. Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent JuLY 8—tBd Check www.kentarts.com . JuLY 15—tiller’s Folly auguSt 5—Marley’s ghost This quintet delivers vintage Americana music blending multi-instrumental prowess with distinctive vocal harmonies. A potent mix of Celtic influenced Canadiana, Americana and beyond. Tiller’s Folly delivers memorable performances, rich in energy, history, musicality, romance, and just plain fun. JuLY 29—Kusun Ensemble Kusun is one of Ghana, West Africa’s most JuLY 22—Craicmore innovative and powerful music and dance ensembles. This extraordinary group of musicians auguSt 12—John Jorgenson Contemporary traditional Celtic music, with and dancers blends the authentic sounds of Quintet deep roots in the traditional instruments with the exuberance of music of Scotland John Jorgenson is known as one of the pioneers hi-life music and the complexity of African jazz and Ireland, and of the American gypsy jazz movement. He was to create a unique sound that brings the tropical influences as a six-year member of Elton John’s band and was passion of West African music and dance to the diverse as: the Afro chosen to portray Django Reinhardt in the feature world stage. Celts, Chieftains film Head in the Clouds. Jorgenson amazes . audiences with his dazzling guitar work, as well and Pogues, rock and Australian as his mastery as a clarinet player and vocalist. indigenous music. He and his band make music that is romantic and The group’s name ecstatic, played with virtuosity and soul. is an easy blend of Irish words that translate to “big fun” and they deliver just that!. Summer nights and the Silver Screen—outdoor Movies Sponsored by allied Waste town Square Plaza, 2nd avenue and Harrison Street, downtown Kent auguSt 6 auguSt 13 auguSt 20 tBd—9:15 p.m. tBd—9:00 p.m. tBd—8:45 p.m. (pre-movie activities start at 8:30 p.m.) (pre-movie activities start at 8:15 p.m.) (pre-movie activities start at 8:00 p.m.) Check www.kentarts.com for movie titles. Schedule will be finalized by mid-april Kent Summer Concerts are presented by Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services and the Kent arts Commission with support of local sponsors. For more information, visit www.kentarts.com or call (253) 856-5050. Date Signature of Participant (Parent/Guardian, if minor) Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 37 KEnt CoMMonS oPERating HouRS M–th: 6:00 am–10:00 pm F 6:00 am–9:00 pm Sa 8:00 am–9:00 pm June–august closes at 9:00 pm Kent Commons The Kent Commons is a public recreational facility that is home to a wide variety of physical and cultural activities. Phone: (253) 856-5000 Fax: (253) 856-6000 Direction Line: (253) 856-5025 Website: www.ci.kent.wa.us/kentcommons Reception Halls, Meeting Rooms, auditoriums The Kent Commons offers six meeting rooms and oPEn PaRtiCiPation PRogRaMS two reception halls/auditoriums varying in size and day time* Fee able to accommodate groups up to 300. The double gymnasium is also available to rent for larger events. Basketball Call (253) 856-5000 for availability and rental rates. tu–th 11:30 am–1:30 pm Free Call The gymnasiums are also available for team rentals. (253) 856-5000 Racquetball (253) 856-5010 for more information M–th 6:00 am–10:00 pm $7/hr F 6:00 am–9:00 pm $7/hr. Sa 8:00 am–9:00 pm $7/hr. Senior citizen rate is $3.50 per hour for selected times only. table tennis/Ping Pong F–Sa Call for availability $7/hr Conditioning Room M–th 6:00 am–10:00 pm $2 F 6:00 am–9:00 pm $2 Sa 8:00 am–9:00 pm $2 Conditioning room pass (unlimited use) $12.50 per month or $37.50 per quarter. 50% off for adults 55+. *All hours are subject to occasional schedule changes. SPoRtS & FitnESS Facilities available for community use within the Kent Commons Community Center include: Schedule and instructors • Double gymnasium equipped for volleyball, basketball, badminton, etc. MoRningS • Fully-equipped conditioning room/Nautilus weight machines, treadmills, stair climbers and exercise bikes Tu, Th Sa Susan Susan 9:15 am–10:15 am 9:00 am-10:15 am • Handball/racquetball courts • Mini-gym for exercise and dance classes EVEningS Tu, Th Susan 6:45 pm-7:45 pm • Music room: hourly rate for piano practice For more information call (253) 856-5000. • Showers and coin-operated lockers • Vending area with snacks and beverages • Walleyball 38 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us KEnt SEnioR aCtiVitY CEntER oPERating HouRS danCES dancers & Listeners tuesday tu M–F: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.* daytime Free/Evening $4 dances 1:15 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. *Extended hours—tues. to 9:45 p.m. (includes snacks) Wednesday to 9:00 p.m. Square dancing $4 payable th at the door 1:15 p.m. (253) 856-5150 BooK CLuB Kent Senior activity Center “tattered Pages” Refreshments by 1st W Book Club auburn Meadows 1:00–2:30 p.m. 600 East Smith Street, Kent, Wa 98030 The Kent Senior Activity Center features FitnESS CLaSSES daily recreation activities, including M&W aerobics Course Fee/Pre-registration lunch, classes, workshops, trips, health 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. screenings, health and insurance sessions Line dancing Course Fee/Pre-registration We 2:45–3:45 p.m. and fitness center for adults 50+. tu & th Classes Stretch ‘n Strength Course Fee/Pre-Registration 9:00–10:00 a.m. or 10:15–11:15 a.m. Kent Senior Activity Center offers a wide variety of educational opportunities. Yoga Course Fee/Pre-registration F 9:45–10:45 a.m. Our computer class offerings include dVd aerobic Walking Free F 9:00–9:30 a.m. everything from keyboarding (typing), to WaLKing digital scrap booking. If you’re a beginner, we can offer you a good introduction to 2nd & 4th th Bi-Monthly Walking Regional trails & Biways Club Pre-registration 10:15 a.m. computers. When you’re ready to take on more challenging computer learning, we HiKing offer intermediate to advanced classes. Are you stymied as to how to program Fee is location Bi-Monthly trip Regional trails dependent your electronic devices (digital camera, PDA, cell phone, digital watch)? Sign up for a 10 minute tech session. BiCYCLing Fitness is a big part of our Center’s class Fee is location Bi-Monthly trip Regional paved paths dependent program and includes yoga, line dancing, & gravel trails aerobics, and more. WEEKLY aCtiVitiES For the creative or creative wannabes we offer mixed media, watercolors, and creative writing. Free bowling, golf, tennis M&F Wii by Woodmark and more 1:00–3:00 p.m. Dust off your driving skills and save on car Koffee Klatch by Free coffee and music, M insurance by taking an AARP Defensive Driving Stafford Suites door prizes 11:00 a.m.–12 noon. class. Check the Senior Center Bulletin for Juice ‘n Jazz by Free juice samples, 1st tu the current class schedule. New educational the Chateau jazz and door prizes 12:30–1:15 p.m. opportunities are continually being introduced Pinochle, bridge, chess, cribbage, dominos, hand & foot, at the Kent Senior Activity Center. games sheepshead, stamp collecting, whist Health Screenings & information WELLnESS Blood pressure checks are Tuesdays alzheimer’s Support 1st W 10:30 a.m.–Noon. Foot Care is every group Free 7:00–9:00 p.m. Tuesday from 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Weekly topic of interest to Massage Therapy, Wednesday and W Be Well Workshop healthy living Thursday 10 a.m.–noon. Health insurance 1:00–2:30 p.m. Refreshments served counseling is available the second Monday Weekly M of the month by appointment. Support group Refreshments 10:00–11:00 a.m. Workshops 8 Week sessions addressing the W (during session) grief Support group Our workshops are interesting and varied. loss of a loved one 10:00–11:30 a.m. Support Group meets on Monday. Fly tiers By appointment Resource & Referral 2nd & 4th Mondays meet on Tuesday. The Be Well Workshop (253) 856-5167 meets on Wednesday. Book Club has a once individual By appointment Limited number a month gathering on the first Wednesday. Counseling (253) 856-5167 of sessions Check Senior Center Bulletin for current Workshop schedule. Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 39 aduLt 50+ PRogRaMS Adventure & Leisure Travel • Buoy 10, Columbia River Salmon Fishing — Aug. 17–19, 2010 • oregon Coast getaway — Summer, 2010 • Hiker’s overnight — Summer, 2010 • golfer’s overnight — Summer, 2010 • Columbia River gorge 3 day tour — Fall, 2010 • deschutes River Summer Steelhead Fly Fishing — Sept. 13–16, 2010 • Wine taster’s overnight — Fall, 2010 • Victoria, BC Christmas Lights — Dec., 2010 Call (253) 856-5150 for more information. Fitness Center King County Long term Care ombudsman Better than ever! Cardio and strength equipment. Personal trainer on Call for Volunteers request ($25 an hour). The King County Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is 50+ $1 per visit supported by individual volunteers who advocate for the $10 per month rights and welfare of vulnerable adults living in long term under 50 $2 per visit care facilities. The Kent Senior Activity Center is promoting $20 per month the efforts of the Ombudsman Program in recruiting 20 Membership cards are available with discounts for volunteers from Kent. If you are interested, please contact 3 month and 1 year cards Mary Fogh, Volunteer Coordinator Personal Trainers King County Long term Care ombudsman Program John dineen (253) 820-5623 (206) 694-5703 denise Mcarthur (206) 719-6094 50+ Co-Ed Softball Ongoing Music & Entertainment Team forming in April Mondays Kent Senior Songsters 10:00 am Pre-season Meeting Mondays Koffee Klatch music & prizes 11:00 am 1st Tues. Juice ‘n Jazz music & prizes 12:30 pm Monday, March 15, 2010 Tues. Free daytime dances 1:15 pm 10:00 a.m. 1st Tues. Kings of Swing Big Band 7:45 pm Kent Senior Activity Center 2nd–5th Tues. Ballroom dance 7:30 pm 1st–3rd Thurs. ukulele Jam Session 1:00 pm Call John for more information 1st & 3rd Fri. Ensemble Singing Sessions 9:30 am (253) 856-5163 2nd Fri. Karaoke Singing 10:00 am (253) 856-5164 40 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5150 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us aduLt 50+ PRogRaMS Jazz & Art 3rd annual Dances & Evening of Jazz and art in Kent Co-sponsored by the City of Kent arts Commission Entertainment thursday, June 24, 2010—4 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Juried Fine Arts Show and Kent Valley Artists Show & Demo: 4:00–8:00 p.m. • Free tickets for dinner/dessert (first come, first served) distributed at 4:00 p.m. Limit 2 Darren Motamedy • Richard dean jazz mini-concert: 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. • Free boxed dinners by Stafford Suites served at 5:00 p.m. • Free boxed desserts by the Chateau at Valley Center 6:00 p.m. aegis Living • Free concerts (outdoors, rain or shine.) Bring your own blankets and lawn chairs Spring Prom Pearl django 5:00 p.m. Live Ballroom dance Music darren Motamedy 7:00 p.m. by “Encore” (darrel Larsen), tuesday, March 30 7:30–9:30 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m. Free refreshments 8:30 p.m. Advanced reserved table seats: $4 available by phone w MC/Visa (253) 856-5164 richard Dean Pearl Django Stafford Suites Dine Kent Senior activity Center Summer Luncheon Versatile singer, songwriter, instrumentalist dean Ratzman deli & Cafe (has opened for the Lettermen Monday, tuesday, thursday, Friday and the Beach boys) 11:45 am to 1:00 pm Friday, July 16 Menu Hotline: (253) 856-5155, #1 noon Entrees, salad bar, homemade bread, soup, $7 all ages, lunch & show dessert, OR soup, sandwich and/or salad. all lunches $6 Seating by ticket numbers available June 7 (253) 856-5150 Wednesdays,11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Stafford Suites Summer Ball Combination (2 of 3) soup, salad, or sandwich Live Ballroom dance Music by plus fruit or bread or chips “Evan & Charlie Brown” only $6 tuesday, august 17 7:30–9:30 p.m. Catering by Doors open 7:00 p.m. Free refreshments 8:30 p.m. Advanced reserved table seats: $4 available June 7 (253) 856-5164 Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 41 HouSing & HuMan SERViCES Stand up and Be Counted! the 2010 Census form is just 10 questions, including: • Name • Gender • Age • Date of birth • Hispanic origin • Race Photo credit: US Census Bureau, Public Information Office • Household relationship In March of 2010, census forms will be • If you own or rent delivered to every residence in the United States. When you receive yours, just answer The census doES not ask about the legal the 10 short questions and then mail the form status of respondents or their Social Security back in the postage-paid envelope provided. If numbers. Your responses are confidential. By you don’t mail the form back, you may receive law, the Census Bureau cannot share your a visit from a census taker, who will ask you the answers with anyone, including the IRS, FBI, Photo credit: US Census Bureau, Public Information Office questions from the form. CIA or any other government agency. three reasons why filling out the form The forms are available in six languages: English, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), Korean, Human Service is important: 1) Every year more than $300 billion in Russian and Vietnamese. You will be able to request a form in one of the five non-English Spotlight agency – federal funds are awarded to states and communities based on census data. That languages via toll-free numbers that will be available closer to Census Day. However, Washington CaSH* is more than $3 trillion over a 10-year Language Assistance Guides are available in 59 Starting or Expanding Your Business? period. The money goes toward services different languages to help people fill out the Washington Community Alliance for Self- that benefit all residents such as hospitals, English version of the census form. You may Help (CASH) is offering an 8 week business schools, fire departments, social services, also access large print and Braille guides and a development training class this spring in Kent. job training, and infrastructure projects. language reference dictionary. The class which begins on April 5th can 2) Census data affect your voice in Congress Visit www.2010census.gov for more help you: by determining how many seats each information. • Conduct a feasibility study state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives. • Develop and understand your financial statements 3) Census data guide local decision-makers in important community planning efforts, • Market your business including where to build new roads, • Write a business plan hospitals, and schools. • And more! Washington CASH provides the business training, supportive community and capital to help enterprising individuals with limited financial resources gain self-sufficiency through small business ownership. The class fee can be waived for low-income participants, and they pay a minimum cost for materials. Photo credit: US Census Bureau, Public Information Office The services that Washington CASH provides Home Repair are the wind in the sails for hundreds of Puget Sound businesses: the coffee shop, the eco- Does your home need some loving care? The City of Kent offers a variety of home repair services friendly housecleaning service, the catering through the Community Development Block Grant program to qualifying low and moderate income business, the landscaping venture, the tax individuals and families living in owner occupied single family houses, mobile homes and condo preparation service, and many others. units. Repairs are paid through the form of a one-time grant. Come to one of our upcoming orientations on Repairs will help maintain the health and safety of the occupants and preserve the dwelling. Services Thursday February 25th or on Monday, March include furnace cleaning, minor plumbing, roof repair and minor electrical work. If you live within 15th from 6:30 - 8:30 at Kent Commons. the city limits of Kent, have owned and occupied your home for a minimum of one year and meet For more information call 206.352.1945. the income guidelines you may qualify for our Home Repair Program. Call (253) 856-5065 for an *This program is funded by Community application and more information. Development Block Grant 42 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us PaRKS PLANNING AND OPEN SPACE Spring & Summer Volunteer Events For corporate work groups, students looking for fun ways to earn community service hours, scouts earning badges, churches, clubs and individuals who enjoy making a difference in just a few hours, here are some great opportunities: • March 20: Spring Community Pride Day Graffiti Paint-out (Kent’s service clubs will have first priority for team sign-ups) • April 17: Earth Day at Earthworks Park. 40th anniversary of this global event! • April 24: Arbor Day at West Fenwick Park 2009 grants, donations Eagle/girl Scout gold – clear and plant an area near the parking lot and Volunteers award Projects • June 5: National Trails Day at Clark Lake Each year, Kent Parks staff applies for Two boy scouts completed Eagle Scout Park – re-construct a trail into the park competitive grants to acquire and develop projects for Kent Parks just before the end from 120th/240th corner properties for future parks, improve existing of 2009, bringing the total number of facilities and support critical projects. In achievement projects to 14 for the year. • July 5: After the 4th Cleanup at Morrill 2009, we were awarded $858,798.20 from The City congratulates these Scouts for Meadows Park, West Hill Park and West two funding sources, King Conservation the work and leadership that they have Fenwick Park District and King County Conservation demonstrated: Pre-registration three days before each Futures. In addition, donations of cash or Michael Timm, Troop 453, and Spencer event is requested. Check our web page for in-kind materials totaling $19,205.24 were Bailey, Troop 402, each removed invasive the forms (www.KentWAParks.com, click received from many local businesses in English ivy from the hillside and trees at on Volunteer) or call 253-856-5110. support of our Adopt-a-Park program. In Earthworks Park and replanted the area 2009, 1,777 volunteers gave 4,106 hours with native plants of their time to help improve our parks, saving the City $53,379! For the full list of donors and volunteers, please visit www. KentWAParks.com, click on Volunteer and then on Recognition. Thank you all for your dedication to our parks! Community gardens Green Thumb? Rent a 20’ x 20’ garden plot at the City of Kent’s Community Garden P-Patch. All plots require an annual water fee ($45.00) and are assigned on a first come, first served basis. New gardener registration begins March 15 and requires a $20 new gardener refundable deposit. Please call Parks Planning and Devel- opment at (253) 856-5110 for information. Special thanks to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for the use of their land. Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 43 PaRK FACILITIES Reservation Policy Park Rental Facilities • Reservations start February 1, 2010. Briscoe Park, S. 190th St. • Please call (253) 856-5000 for park rentals. Large walk-in park located • Payment is due upon receipt of application. near the Kent/Tukwila border. Features two large shelters, Park use Fees play area and portable toilet. Park use fees are based on the number of Kent Memorial Park, people attending the event and for each picnic 850 N. Central Avenue shelter required for the size of group. Located near downtown Kent. Features small picnic shelter, daytime/ Evening Rental all day Rental cooking grills, picnic tables, (9 am to 2 pm, 3 pm to dusk) (9 am to dusk) playground, public art 1 to 60 guests $75 $125 and restrooms. 61 to 120 guests $100 $175 121 guests or more** $150 $250 Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St. If a group exceeds the capacity limit of Large covered shelter, cooking requested shelter, group will be required to grills, large playfield, swimming reserve an additional shelter. beach, fishing, boat launch, **Groups larger than 120 guests must have public art, playground and prior approval from Parks Rental Coordinator. restrooms. Additional fees may be assessed depending on the type of activity/event planned. Lake Meridian Park Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park, Reception Hall Rental Facilities 742 E. Titus St. An internationally recognized The following rooms and facilities are a great landscape designed by place for a wedding reception, birthday party, Herbert Bayer and the City holiday event, or company meeting. For of Kent’s first designated more information, call (253) 856-5000 or the landmark. Features the number noted. Earthworks, public art, paved Kent Commons walking trails, amphitheater 525 Fourth Avenue N. • Call (253) 856-5000. with row seating and • Crystal Mountain Hall restrooms. • Multi-Purpose Room #1 or #2 • green River Room Morrill Meadows, 10600 S.E. 248th St. Kent Memorial Park Building • 850 N. Central. Located on East Hill of Kent. Features cooking grills, drinking fountain, greenbelt, multi-use Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park playfield, parking, large picnic shelters, playground, public art, restrooms and trails. Russell Road Shelter, 24400 Russell Rd. Kent Senior activity Center (above) Features tables, cooking grills, 600 E. Smith St. • Call (253) 856-5150. shelter, water, playground, In addition to the many parks that the public restrooms and horseshoe pits can enjoy without charge, City of Kent Parks, (not available on weekends Recreation and Community Services has park during tournament play). facilities that can be rented for picnics, meetings, Van doren's Landing Park, family parties and athletic events. Stop by the 21861 Russell Rd. Kent Commons building, 525 4th Ave. N., Kent, Features two large picnic or call (253) 856-5000 for information. shelters, large playfield, restrooms, horseshoe pits, public art, paved walking trail and playground. Morrill Meadows 44 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us PaRKS and PRogRaM SitES american Colleges of Mixed Martial arts Kent Meridian Pool, 25316 101 St SE West Hill Skate Park, 42 Ave S & Reith Rd (ACMMA) Kent Rotary downtown Basketball Court, Willis Street greenbelt, 4210 Auburn Way N, #5, Auburn James St (SE 240) W Willis between 4 Ave S & 6 Ave S (253) 854-7535 Kent Senior activity Center, 600 E Smith St Wilson Playfields, 13028 SE 251 St arbor Heights 360 Skate Park, Kent Valley ice & Events Centre, Yangzhou Park, Railroad Ave & W Smith St 11525 SE 240 St 6015 W James St Bereiter House/greater Kent Historical Kentwood Performing arts Center, Society Museum, 855 E Smith St 25800 164 Ave SE, Covington KEnt SCHooL diStRiCt SCHooLS Boeing Employees tennis Center, Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140 Ave SE Kiwanis tot Lot #1, S. 1 Ave & W Crow St 6727 S 199 Pl daniel Elementary, 11310 SE 248 St Kiwanis tot Lot #2, N. 2 Ave & W Cloudy St Briscoe Park, S 190 St East Hill Elementary, 9825 S 240 St Kiwanis tot Lot #3, Alexander St between E Burlington green, W Meeker & Railroad Ave N Emerald Park Elementary, 11800 SE 216 St Chicago & E Seattle St Campus Park, Canyon Drive & S 252 St Fairwood Elementary, 16600 148 Ave SE Kiwanis tot Lot #4, S 5 Ave & W Crow St Canterbury Park, 24409 100 Ave SE glenridge Elementary, Lake Fenwick Park, Centennial Center, 400 W. Gowe St. 25828 Lake Fenwick Road 19405 120 Ave SE, Renton Chestnut Ridge Park, 9901 S 203 St Lake Meridian Park, 14800 SE 272 St grass Lake Elementary, 28700 191 Pl SE Clark Lake Park, between SE 240 & SE 248 Linda Heights Park, S 248 & 35 Ave S Horizon Elementary, 27641 144 Ave SE @ 127 Ave SE Kent Elementary, 24700 64 Ave S Meridian glen Park, 137 Ave SE & SE 275 Pl East Hill Park, 10920 SE 248 Kentlake High School, 21401 SE 300 St Mill Creek Canyon Earthworks Park, Eastridge Park, 143 SE & SE 257 742 E Titus St Kent-Meridian High School, 10020 SE 256 St Fairwood Martial arts, Morrill Meadows Park, 10600 SE 248 St Kent Mountain View academy, 14138 SE 171 Way, Renton 22420 Military Rd, S, Des Moines neely-Soames Historic Home, 5311 S 237 Pl (425) 255-8144 northwest Cheer & dance academy, Kentridge High School, 12430 SE 208 St First ave Plaza, 219 1 Ave S (NCDA) Lake Youngs Elementary, 19660 142 Ave SE Foster Park, 259 & 74 Ave S 1119 Central Ave. S. Martin Sortun Elementary, 12711 SE 248 St garrison Creek Park, 218 St & 98 Ave S (253) 891-3210 Meadow Ridge Elementary, 27710 108 Ave SE glenn nelson Park, Military Rd & S 268 old Fishing Hole, Frager Rd, S of W Meeker St Meeker Middle School, grandview off-Leash dog Park, Rosebed Park, 12600 SE 192 St, Renton 3600 S 228th St, SeaTac 1 Ave between W Gowe & W Meeker St Meridian Elementary, 25621 140 Ave SE green View Park, SE 277 Pl & 120 Pl SE Riverbend golf Complex, 2019 W Meeker St Meridian Middle School, 23480 120 Ave SE gym Starz gymnastics, Russell Road Park, 24400 Russell Rd 21440 68 Ave S, Ste 107 Mill Creek Middle School, 620 N Central Ave Salt air Vista Park, 24615 26 Pl S (253) 639-9339 Millennium Elementary, 11919 SE 270 St Saqra’s Studio, 23625 41st Ave. Hart’s gymnastics Center, neely-o’Brien Elementary, 6300 S 236 St Scenic Hill Park, 25826 Woodland Way S 4520 “B” St, NW, #C, Auburn northwood Middle School, (253) 520-1973 Service Club Ballfields, 14402 SE 288 St 17007 SE 184 St, Renton Kaibara Park, Seven oaks Park, SE 259 St & 118 Pl SE Panther Lake Elementary, 20831 108 Ave SE 1 Ave between W Smith & W Meeker St. ShoWare Events Center, 625 W. James St Park orchard Elementary, 11020 SE 232 St Kent Bowl, 1234 N Central Ave (253) 856-6999 Pine tree Elementary, 27825 118 Ave SE (253) 852-3550 SKiP/Children’s therapy Center (SKiP/CtC), 10811 Kent-Kangley Rd Ridgewood Elementary, Kent Centennial Center, 400 W Gowe St 18030 162 Pl SE, Renton (253) 854-5660 Kent Commons, 525 4 Ave N Sawyer Woods Elementary, 31135 228 Ave Soos Creek Maintenance Bldg, Kent Kherson Peace Park, 2 Ave & W Gowe St Scenic Hill Elementary, 26025 Woodland Way S 24810 148 Ave SE Kent Library, 212 N 2 Ave Soos Creek Elementary, 12651 SE 218 Pl Soos Creek Park/gary grant Park-King Co, Kent Lions Skate Park, SE 208 @ 136 Ave SE Springbrook Elementary, 20035 100 Ave SE W Smith & Interurban Trail Springwood Park, SE 274 St & 128 Pl SE Sunrise Elementary, 22300 132 Ave SE Kent Memorial Park Building, three Friends Fishing Hole, S 196 St & 58 Pl Sunnycrest Elementary, 24629 42 S (West Hill) 850 N Central Ave titus Railroad Park, 1 Ave & Titus St totem Middle School, 26630 40 S (West Hill) Kent-Meridian Performing arts Center, 10020 SE 256 St town Square Plaza, 2 Ave & Harrison St Kent Parks Community Center, turnkey Park, 23312 100 Ave SE Unless otherwise noted, all addresses 11000 SE 264 St uplands Playfields, 836 W Smith St are in Kent. For directions, go to Van doren’s Landing, 21861 Russell Rd www.ci.kent.wa.us/parks West Fenwick Park, 3824 Reith Rd Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Spring/Summer 2010 =summer Programs 45 Fun WITH KENT PARKS Catch some tunes Be creative Make a run for it Bask in the glow Puddle jump Or just hang out 46 =summer Programs To register, call (253) 856-5000 • webreg.ci.kent.wa.us REgiStRation FORMS KEnt PaRKS, RECREation and CoMMunitY SERViCES—PRogRaM REgiStRation FoRM Parent/Account Holder’s Name: ________________________________________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________City: _______________________Zip: ______________ 206 253 360 425 206 253 360 425 206 253 360 425 Home Phone: ________________________ Mom Work Ph: ______________________ Dad Work Ph: _______________________ E-Mail Address: ______________________________________________ Check if new address New phone Participant name Birthdate M/F grade School Course # Class/Program dates days times Fee CLASS/PROGRAM TOTAL: Help support your community by making a tax-deductible donation to: SPECIAL NEEDS DONATION: Special gifts for Special needs: Scholarship Fund: supports qualified Supports Adaptive low-income families participating in SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION: Recreation activities. Recreation programs. thank you! Discount/Gift Certificate Redeemed: I assume all risks and hazards of the conduct of the program and release from responsibil- GRAND TOTAL ity any person providing transportation to and from activities. In case of injury or damages, I do hereby release and hold harmless the City of Kent, its elected and appointed officials Visa (Please indicate card and number) MasterCard and employees, the organizers, sponsor, supervisor or any volunteer connected with the program from any and all claims, injuries, damages, losses or suits, including attorney fees, arising out of or in connection with the program. In the absence of signature, payment of fees and participation in the program shall constitute acceptance of the conditions set Card # Expiration Date forth in the release. I grant full permission to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings Please print name as it appears on the card. or any other record of this program for any City of Kent informational or promotional use. Mail fee and registration form to: Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Kent Commons Registration 525 Fourth ave. North • Kent, Wa 98032-4497 Signature of Participant (Parent/Guardian, if minor) Date Phone: (253) 856-5000 • Fax: (253) 856-6000 do not SEnd CaSH KEnt PaRKS, RECREation and CoMMunitY SERViCES—PRogRaM REgiStRation FoRM Parent/Account Holder’s Name: ________________________________________________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________________City: _______________________Zip: ______________ 206 253 360 425 206 253 360 425 206 253 360 425 Home Phone: ________________________ Mom Work Ph: ______________________ Dad Work Ph: _______________________ E-Mail Address: ______________________________________________ Check if new address New phone Participant name Birthdate M/F grade School Course # Class/Program dates days times Fee CLASS/PROGRAM TOTAL: Help support your community by making a tax-deductible donation to: SPECIAL NEEDS DONATION: Special gifts for Special needs: Scholarship Fund: supports qualified Supports Adaptive low-income families participating in SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION: Recreation activities. Recreation programs. thank you! Discount/Gift Certificate Redeemed: I assume all risks and hazards of the conduct of the program and release from responsibil- GRAND TOTAL ity any person providing transportation to and from activities. In case of injury or damages, I do hereby release and hold harmless the City of Kent, its elected and appointed officials Visa (Please indicate card and number) MasterCard and employees, the organizers, sponsor, supervisor or any volunteer connected with the program from any and all claims, injuries, damages, losses or suits, including attorney fees, arising out of or in connection with the program. In the absence of signature, payment of fees and participation in the program shall constitute acceptance of the conditions set Card # Expiration Date forth in the release. I grant full permission to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recordings Please print name as it appears on the card. or any other record of this program for any City of Kent informational or promotional use. Mail fee and registration form to: Kent Parks, Recreation & Community Services, Kent Commons Registration 525 Fourth ave. North • Kent, Wa 98032-4497 Signature of Participant (Parent/Guardian, if minor) Date Phone: (253) 856-5000 • Fax: (253) 856-6000 do not SEnd CaSH 47 PRSRT STD. U.S. POSTAGE Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services PAID Permit #137 Kent Commons Kent, WA 525 Fourth Avenue North Kent, WA 98032-4497 ECRWSS Residential Customer This publication is printed on recycled paper and can be recycled. REgiStRation INFORMATION PoLiCY 1. Register early to ensure likelihood of placement in class of MaiL in first choice. 2. Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis. Send form and payment to Kent Commons Registration, 525 Fourth Ave. N., Kent, WA 98032- 4497. Make checks payable to City of Kent. Allow 3 days for mail delivery. Do not send cash. 3. For mail in or FAX registrations, you will be called for second choice if class is filled. 4. Confirmations are available upon request. FaX 5. The Department has the right to change content and provision of classes. Fill out registration form. Include V/MC number and expiration date. Send to Kent 6. There will be a $25 fee for returned checks. Commons at (253) 856-6000 24 hours/day (will be processed the next working day; handled as mail-in registration). REFundS 1. If class is postponed, rescheduled or cancelled by the PHonE in Department, a full refund will be made. 2. A $5 service fee will be deducted from every approved refund. (253) 856-5000 Have charge card and guide handy! Fill out form before you call 3. No refunds are given after one-half of program is over. Monday-Thursday 6:00 am-10:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am-9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-9:00 pm. 4. Three days notice required prior to class start date, for all requests of refunds or transfers. Exception: due to earlier regis- WaLK in tration for 2010 summer programs, notice will be required 21 days prior to start date for all July and August classes. Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N. (Corner of 4th and James) Monday-Thursday 5. No refunds/transfers will be given for one day workshops or 6:00 am-10:00 pm, Friday 6:00 am-9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-9:00 pm. classes once completed—no exceptions. 6. Some programs have specific refund policies—please check WEBREg prior to registration if you have questions. Visit our website at www.ci.kent.wa.us/webreg 24 hours a day! Have V/MC number, SPECiaL nEEdS expiration date, client number and family PIN handy. 1. People with special needs are encouraged to participate in any program. 2. If you have needs requiring special services, indicate this on registration form. For TDD users, call 1-800-833-6388; Telebraille, 1-800-833-6385; and Voice, 1-800-833-6384. This service is provided by Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service at no cost except long distance charges.
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