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					                                      Dallas Park and Recreation Department


                                                 LEISURE
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                                                 Calendar of Special Events

                                                     December 2010                                                  CITY OF DALLAS



                              For listing of all recreation centers, visit
                  www.dallasparks.org or call the Park Department at (214) 670-4100.

            4   MetroPCS Fair Park Holiday                             7   (starts) Star Studded Walking Club
                Saturday              9 a.m.–7 p.m.                        Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
                Ten fun-filled hours of water-dancing fountains,           Self-paced walking club. Walk on your
                craft-making, gift-buying, tree-lighting, fireworks-       day and time of convenience…
                flying, good ol’ seasonal fun! Free museums                It does the body good!
                from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.                                        Age: Adults    Cost: Free
                Ages: All       Cost: Free, $10 parking                    Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
                Fair Park Centennial Building and Esplanade                Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595
                Contact: Fair Park (214) 670-8400
                                                                       7   (starts) Star Studded Men’s Basketball League
4 White Rock Marathon Health & Fitness Expo                                Tuesdays 6–9 p.m.
  Saturday             9 a.m.–6 p.m.                                       Intermediate and recreational levels available.
  5K Mayor’s Race and Fun Run and Expo                                     Age: 16+       Cost: $175/team
  Ages: All     Cost: Free, $10 parking                                    Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
  Fair Park Automobile Building                                            Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595
  Contact: Fair Park (214) 670-8400
                                                                       9   Candlelight Seniors Day at
4   (starts) Star Studded 4-on-4 Free Play                                 Dallas Heritage Village
    Saturday             10 a.m.–1 p.m.                                    Thursday              10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Bring your team or join a team and get your game on                    Bask in the warm glow of holidays past
    with a competitive game of 4-on-4 basketball.                          at Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park.
    Age: Adults          Cost: Free                                        Lake Highlands High School Wildcat
    Beckley-Saner Recreation Center                                        Wranglers perform! Explore “Timeless Toys”
    Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595                                   in the village and festively décorated historic homes from
                                                                           1840–1910. Old fashioned bake sale & more holiday fun!
6   (starts) Star Studded Youth Basketball                                 Age: 6–12
                   Monday & Wednesday 6–8 p.m.                             Cost: $10 ($5 ticket/$5 van ride) $13.95 lunch optional
                   A skills-based program for teaching youth               Call to register by 12/5/10!
                   the principles of competitive basketball.               Marcus Annex Senior Center departure
                   Organized league play is included.                      Contact: Barbara Rafalik (214) 670-6597
                   Age: 6–16          Cost: $50
                   Beckley-Saner Recreation Center                                         13 (starts) Zumba
                   Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595                                       Monday & Wednesday 6:15–7:15
                                                                                              A hot & spicy Latin aerobics and
6   (starts) Star Studded Domino Club                                                         dance class that’s high energy and
    Monday–Friday       1–6 p.m.                                                              easy to learn.
    Big 6, bring it on—come do your thing on the domino table!                                Age: Adults
    Age: Seniors        Cost: Free                                                            Cost: $5/visit or $25/month
    Beckley-Saner Recreation Center                                                           Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
    Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595                                                      Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595
                      Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                      december/ongoing events

             14 Community Posada
                 Tuesday               6–7:30 p.m.                ongoing events
                 Community event consisting of small tree
                 lighting, short march and re-enactment of
                 the Nativity, music, hot chocolate, cookies &                       ALL AgES
                 goodie bags. Held in conjunction with Wesley    Ceramics
                 Rankin Community Center, Trinity River             Tuesdays at 6 p.m.; Saturdays at 9 a.m.
                 Mission, and Dallas Faith Coalition.               Making projects for event display.
    Age: All      Cost: Free                                        Age: 16+     Cost: $50/month (1/wk);
    H.R. Moore Park, next to Anita Martinez Recreation Center       $50/month
    Contact: Cindy Quintanilla (214) 670-7773                       Martin Luther King Recreation Center
                                                                    Contact: Staff      (214) 670-8363
20–23 and 27–29         Winter Camp
   Mon–Thurs (20–23) and Mon–Wed (27–29)                         Crime Watch Meeting
   Provides social learning, exercise & sports for kids during      Every 3rd Monday Noon–1 p.m.
   the holiday school break.                                        Discuss community concerns, receive crime statistics,
   Age: 6+        Cost: $30                                         tips to prevent burglaries. Meet your neighborhood
   Martin Luther King                                               police patrol.
   Recreation Center                                                Age: All       Cost: Free
   Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363                                    Cummings Recreation Center
                                                                    Contact: Amie Sudds (214) 670-6876
20–31 Star Studded
   Holiday Camp
   Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.                                                   Computer Whiz
   Join us during your winter break and enjoy games,                               Monday–Friday         Flex time
   sports, arts & crafts, life skills, etc.                                        Contact relatives long distance
   Age: 6–12             Cost: $50                                                 and locally via email. Consider
   Beckley-Saner Recreation Center                                                 doing your homework assignments,
   Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595                                            book reports, play games, learn
                                                                                   the fundamentals and even pay bills.
                                                                                   Age: 6+        Cost: $2/1 hour; $3/two
                   20–31 Star Studded Holiday Hoops                                or more hours
                      Monday–Friday 6–8 p.m.                                       Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
                      Youth and teens from the community                           Contact: Staff (214) 670-8277
                      can come In and play structured
                      basketball during their holiday break.     Family Nights
                      Age: 6–16            Cost: $1 per visit      Wednesdays          6–8 p.m.
                      Beckley-Saner Recreation Center              We have table games, games in the
                      Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595         gym, ping pong, arts and crafts, drinks
                                                                   and popcorn. Fun and snacks for the
28 Posada Party                                                    whole family.
   Tuesday 6:30–9 p.m.                                             Age: All
   Multi-cultural celebration with teams                           Cost: $5/family/month; $3/couple/month
   and their families.                                             Grauwyler Park Recreation Center
   Age: Family      Cost: Free                                     Contact: Staff (214) 670-6302
   Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
   Contact: April Garcia (214) 670-7595
                     Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                     ongoing events

               Jewelry Making Class                            Adult Volleyball League
                  Wednesdays            11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.         Mondays            6:30 p.m.
                  Deidra Hardin, sculptor/jewelry maker/          Coed teams play each other & winner takes all!
                  fabric artist, teaches a diversified art        Age: Coed adults 18+                Cost: $125/team
                  group in jewelry making. Initial tool kit       Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
                  supplied.                                       Contact: Mike Haynes or staff (214) 670-8277
                  Age: 16+             Cost: $10/month
   Park In The Woods Recreation Center
   Contact: Constance Jones (214) 671-0218                                  Adult Free Play Basketball
                                                                               Monday–Thursday         7–9 p.m.
Neighborhood Improvement Meeting                                               Age: 18+
   1st Thursday           6–7 p.m.                                             Cost: Recreation ID Card
   Community information concerning code, trash pick-up, and                   Arlington Park Recreation Center
   criminal activity. Police and fire staff attend.                            Contact: Tyrone Terrell (214) 670-6326
   Age: All        Cost: Free
   Fruitdale Recreation Center
   Contact: Debra Turner (214) 670-7600                        Badminton Clinic
                                                                  Thursday                 7–9 p.m.
Oil Painting                                                      *Starting January, 2011, also
    Wednesday                                                     Saturday 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; 4–5 p.m.                                  Improve coordination, ability &
    Age: All            Cost: TBA                                 badminton skills.
    Exall Park Recreation Center                                  Age: Adults       Cost: $5 /day
    Contact: Heidi Hulin (214) 670-7812                           Marcus Recreation Center
                                                                  Contact: Allysa Khor (214) 755-1555
Percussion Class
   Thursdays           7–8 p.m.                                Hoop Up
   Age: All            Cost: $2/class                            Wednesday            6 p.m.
   John C. Phelps Recreation Center                              Provide sports time for adults.
   Contact: Daryl Quarles (214) 670-7525                         Age: 16+     Cost: $2
                                                                 Martin Luther King Recreation Center
                                                                 Contact: Staff       (214) 670-8363
                ADULt SPORtS
Adult Coed Volleyball League
   Mondays               6–9 p.m.
                                                                                    FItNESS
   Team volleyball matches. Men & women                        Aerobics by Jackie
   hone their skills while having an exciting                     Monday & Wednesday
   time in one of the premier adult coed                          5:30–6:30 p.m.
   leagues in the Metroplex!                                      Warm up, execute dance routine,
   Age: Coed adults 17+                                           stretching cool down.
   Cost: $175/team                                                Age: Adults      Cost: $34/month
   Pleasant Oaks Recreation Center                                Marcus Recreation Center
   Contact: Jimmy Miller or Hilda Navarro (214) 670-0945          Contact: Staff (214) 670-6599
                     Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                     ongoing events

Aerobics for Adults                                              Jazzercise
   Mondays             6:30–7:30 p.m.                               Monday–Thursday            5:45–6:45 p.m.
   Medium impact aerobics with focus                                Variety in music & movements with quality instruction.
   on cardio. Mats, chairs & steps                                  Join any time, cancel anytime; 1st class is free!
   provided by center.                                              Age: Young adults–seniors
   Age: 18+            Cost: $3/person/class                        Cost: $10 walk-in; $80 for 8 weeks;
   Umphress Recreation Center                                       6-month pass $210; $35 EFT pass
   Contact: Beverly Teer or staff (214) 670-0956                    Reverchon Park Recreation Center
                                                                    Contact: Wendy      (972) 233-8464
Aerobics
   Mon., Tues., Thurs.     6 p.m.                                Personal training
   Tuesday, aerobics; Thursday, weight room                         Monday–Friday       10 a.m.–7 p.m.
   Age: Adults      Cost: $3/class; $25/month                       Personal assistance for working out.
   Exline Recreation Center                                         Age: 16+      Cost: $50/month (1/wk);
   Contact: Joe Sorrells (214) 670-8121                             $80/month (2/wk); $100/month (3/wk)
                                                                    Martin Luther King Recreation Center
Aerobics                                                            fitness center & gym
   Mon., Tues., Thurs.       6–7:30 p.m.                            Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363
   Strengthen muscles & increase stamina.
   Age: All      Cost: $3/class; $25/month                       Qi-gong tai Chi
   Singing Hills Recreation Center                                  Monday                  11 a.m.–Noon
   Contact: Mesha Phillips (214) 670-7550                           Combines traditional Qi-Gon with Tai-Chi. Improves
                                                                    balance, flexibility, toning, blood circulation & energy.
                   Drop-In Fitness Sessions                         Age: 25+         Cost: $50/month or $12.50 drop-in
                       Tuesday and Thursday 6–7:15 p.m.                                   Reverchon Recreation Center
                       This is an exercise class for drop-in                              Contact: Delia Cedillo (214) 670-7720
                       participation. Fitness routine includes
                       simple stretch, mild cardio, and easy                       Qi-gong Kung Fu
                       toning.                                                         Monday               5:45–7 p.m.
                       Age: 18+                                                        Warm-up, stretching, Qi-Gong
   Cost: $5/participant (ID card required)                                             movements, punching & kicking forms,
   Fruitdale Recreation Center                                                         isometrics and meditation techniques.
   Contact: Debra Turner (214) 670-7600 or (214) 670-7614            Ancient Chinese art includes healing and
                                                                     strengthening aspects.
Fitness to the Max                                                   Age: 12+            Cost: $50
    Monday, Wednesday & Thursday                                     Ridgewood Belcher Recreation Center
    9:30–10:30 a.m.                                                  Contact: John Valenti or staff (214) 274-7337
    Age: Adult
    Cost: $3 per session                                         tai Chi
    Janie C. Turner Recreation Center                               Wednesday           6–7 p.m.
    Contact: Debra Turner                                           Age: Adults         Cost: TBA
    (214) 670-7600                                                  Exall Park Recreation Center
                                                                    Contact: Heidi Hulin (214) 670-7812
                     Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                     ongoing events

Yoga with Ronda                                            Zumba
   Tuesdays and Thursdays 6–7 p.m.                           Mon & Wed           7–8 p.m.
   Age: Adults                                               Saturday            9–10 a.m.
   Cost: 1st class free w/ID card;                           Age: 15+            Cost: $5/class
   $15/class                                                 Fireside Recreation Center
   Samuell Grand Recreation Center                           Contact: Cordelia Warnesley
   Contact: Staff (214) 670-8277                             (214) 670-0959

Dirt Cheap Yoga                                            Zumba
   Monday, Wednesday, Saturday                               Tuesday and Thursday 6–7 p.m.
   Mon 6–7 p.m.; Wed 6:30-7:30 p.m.                          A wonderful workout, without feeling
   Saturday 10:15–11:15 a.m., English                        like you are exercising.
   Saturday 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Spanish                   Age: 12+
   Age: 16+                                                  Cost: $8/class, or $50 registration;
   Cost: Drop-in $8; unlimited monthly pass/$55;             $30/month
   8 classes/$50; 16 classes/$95; 1st class free!            K.B. Polk Recreation Center
   Reverchon Park Recreation Center                          Contact: Carnell Culpepper (214) 670-6308
   Contact: Ruben Mendoza (214) 670-7720
                                                           Zumba
Yoga                                                         Tuesday and Thursday 6:30–7:30 p.m.
   Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday                              Ditch the workout and join the party! Zumba is a fusion of
   6–7 p.m.                                                  Latin and international dance music – it’s FUN & EASY!
   Age: Adults         Cost: TBA                             Come ready to dance, have fun & shake it!
   Exall Park Recreation Center                              Age: 16+               Cost: Drop-in $8; 8 classes for $45;
   Contact: Heidi Hulin (214) 670-7812                       16 for $80 with first class free!
                                                             Reverchon Park Recreation Center
                                                             or www.zumbagals.com
                   Zumba                                     Contact: Ruben Mendoza (214) 670-7720
                     Monday              6–7 p.m.
                     Age: Adults         Cost: TBA
                     Exall Park Recreation Center
                     Contact: Heidi Hulin (214) 670-7812                       SENIORS
                                                                                golden Age table games
                   Zumba
                                                                                    Last Monday of each month
                     Mondays              6–7 p.m.
                                                                                    11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
                     Wednesdays           6:30–7:30 p.m.
                                                                                    Cards, dominoes, checkers, pick-up
                     Saturdays            11 a.m.–Noon
                                                                                    sticks. Seniors engage in table
                     Age: Adults
                                                                                    activities, music, karaoke,
                     Cost: 1st class Free w/ID Card;
                                                                                    wholesome foods and prizes!
                     $8/class
                                                               Cost: Pot luck dish & member ID. ($2 w/o card)
                     Samuell Grand Recreation Center
                                                               Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
                     Contact: Staff (214) 670-8277
                                                               Contact: Jonnie Lydia (214) 670-8277
                      Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                     ongoing events

Board game Club                                                Senior Voices
   Tues. and Thurs. 10 a.m.–Noon                                  Each Monday          11:30 a.m.
   Cards, dominoes, pool, chess, checkers & refreshments!         Participants enjoy a morning of inspiration readings &
   Age: Adults/Seniors                                            songs.
   Cost: $5 monthly plus ID                                       Age: Senior      Cost: Rec. ID card
   Fruitdale Recreation Center                                    Arlington Park Recreation Center
   Contact: Debra Turner                                          Contact: Tyrone Terrell (214) 670-6326
   (214) 670-7600
                                                               Senior Walking
Bridge                                                            Monday–Thursday            10–11:30 a.m.
   Wednesday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.                                       Seniors walk inside gym for safety and
   Age: Adults/Seniors                                            with other seniors for support.
   Cost: $3/month                                                 Age: 50+       Cost: Recreation ID Card
   Singing Hills Recreation Center                                John C. Phelps Recreation Center
   Contact: Cassandra Rauls (214) 670-7550                        Contact: Staff (214) 670-7525

Crafty Adults and Seniors                                      Older Adult Program
   Tues. and Thurs. 11 a.m.–Noon                                  Monday–Friday         10 a.m.–2 p.m.
   Participants will learn the process of making a ceramic        Cooking, table games, puzzles, field trips, computer
   craft.                                                         class, exercise, arts & crafts, lunch
   Age: 18+         Cost: $25/6-week sessions                     Age: 55–100
   Fruitdale Recreation Center                                    Cost: City Participant Card
   Contact: Susan Babcock (214) 670-7600                          K.B. Polk Recreation Center
                                                                  Contact: Carnell Culpepper (214) 670-6308
Mature Adults Club
  Mondays          10–11 a.m.                                                   Senior Exercise
  Share ideas on community needs, events & book reviews.                           Tuesdays            Noon
  Age: 50+          Cost: $5/person                                                Enjoy exercise with other seniors.
  Exline Recreation Center                                                         Age: 50+       Cost: $4 per month
  Contact: Sheila Sanders (214) 670-8121                                           Arlington Park Recreation Center
                                                                                   Contact: Tyrone Terrell (214) 670-6326
                           Senior Dance
                              Tuesday                                           Senior Exercise
                              9:30 a.m.–Noon                                       Tues. and Thurs. 10–11 a.m.
                              Learn ballroom dancing with                          Low impact exercise. A fun way to
                              experienced instructor, to                           exercise with other seniors.
                              include waltz, cha cha, rumba,                       Age: 50+             Cost: Free
                              fox trot, tango, salsa & more!                       Grauwyler Park Recreation Center
                              Age: Senior/All                                      Contact: Staff (214) 670-6302
       Cost: Rec. ID card
       Reverchon Recreation Center                             Senior Exercise
       Contact: Delia Cedillo (214) 670-7720                      Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m.
                                                                  Seniors do chair exercise, warm-ups, line dancing
                                                                  & cool down.
                                                                  Age: 50+            Cost: Free
                                                                  John C. Phelps Recreation Center
                                                                  Contact: Tiffiany Mack (214) 670-7525
                         Dallas Park and Recreation Department

                        ongoing events

                                                                                   After School Program
                            YOUtH                                                      Monday–Friday        3–6 p.m.
After School Program                                                                   Students enjoy a variety of educational
   Monday–Friday       3–6 p.m.                                                        and recreational activities. Homework
   Provide learning, exercise and sports for after school.                             assistance, evening snacks, games,
   Age: 6+ Cost: $35/month                                                             arts & crafts,computer activities & more!
   Martin Luther King Recreation Center                               Age: 6–14            Cost: $35/month or $10/week
   Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363                                      Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
                                                                      Contact: Jonnie Lydia (214) 670-8277
After School Program
   Monday–Friday         3–6 p.m.                                  After School
   Snacks, homework assistance,                                       Monday–Friday       3–6 p.m.
   arts & crafts, sports, and other                                   Homework, snacks & recreational activities.
   activities. Pick up provided                                       Age: 6–13        Cost: $60 per month
   from Hernandez & Medrano Elementary.                               Singing Hills Recreation Center
   Age: 6–12             Cost: $55/month                              Contact: Cassandra Rauls (214) 670-7550
   Reverchon Recreation Center
   Contact: Delia Cedillo (214) 670-7720                           Karate
                                                                      Monday and Wednesday
After School Recess                                                   Age: 4–11, 4:45–5:45 p.m.;
   Monday–Friday           3–6 p.m.                                   12 & up, 6–7 p.m.
   Homework assistance, snacks, leisure play, arts & crafts,          Cost: Please call
   nutrition, field trips & social skills.                            Exall Park Recreation Center
   Age: 6–14               Cost: $30/month                            Contact: Heidi Hulin (214) 670-7812
   Fruitdale Recreation Center
   Contact: Debra Turner (214) 670-7600                            Karate – tae Kwon Do
                                                                      Monday and Thursday            6:30–9:30 p.m.
                        After School Program                          Come learn the art of self-defense.
                           Monday–Friday       2–6 p.m.               First class is free; men, women & children
                           A safe place for homework                  Age: 5+ Cost: $25/month
                           assistance, reading, sports, board         Reverchon Recreation Center
                           games, learning activities, art, and       Contact: Delia Cedillo (214) 670-7720
                           good friends!
                           Age: 6–13           Cost: $25                               Nutrition Program
                           Kiest Recreation Center                                        Fridays     4:30–5:30 p.m.
                           Contact: Ruben Limon                                           Children enjoy a healthy meal,
                           (214) 670-1918                                                 and learn table manners.
After School Program                                                                      Age: 6–13
   Monday–Friday          3–5:45 p.m.                                                     Cost: Free after school program
   Life skills, arts & crafts, recreational sports, field trips,                          K.B. Polk Recreation Center
   homework assistance, and cultural activities!                                          Contact: Carnell Culpepper
   Age: 6–13                                                                              (214) 670-6308
   Cost: $20/session (fall, winter, spring)
   Arlington Park Recreation Center
   Contact: Tyrone Terrell (214) 670-6326
                                                                                                   PLEASE tAKE NOtE
                                                                                                   Please be advised that these
                       Dallas Park and Recreation Department                                      activities are subject to change.
                                                                                                 Please call the contact person for


                      ongoing events
                                                                                               the particular event you would like to
                                                                                                attend for any changes or updates.




Pre-School Basketball                                             Volleyball Clinic
   Tuesday & Thursday                                                Thursday 6 p.m.
   10:30–11:30 a.m.                                                  Provides volleyball skills and rules for the program.
   Learn structure, conditioning,                                    Age: 12+       Cost: ID card
   transition, passing, shooting,                                    Martin Luther King Recreation Center
   offense, defense, ball handling.                                  Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363
   Age: Pre-school
   Cost: $5 per month                                             Young Life
   Singing Hills Recreation Center                                   Monday 3–9 p.m.
   Contact: Cassandra Rauls                                          Provides learning, exercise, sports &
   (214) 670-7550                                                    music for after school.
                                                                     Age: 13+        Cost: ID card
Pre-School Soccer                                                    Martin Luther King Recreation Center
   Wednesday (5 weeks)          6:30 p.m.                            Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363
   Learn structure, conditioning, transition, passing, offense,
   defense & ball handling.                                       Youth Basketball
   Age: Pre-school Cost: $20                                         Monday, Wednesday, Friday
   Singing Hills Recreation Center                                   3–5 p.m.            Age: 6–10
   Contact: Cassandra Rauls (214) 670-7550                           Cost: Free w/ Recreation ID card
                                                                     Arlington Park Recreation Center
                Youth Soccer League                                  Contact: Tyrone Terrell (214) 670-6326
                   Tuesday & Thursday
                   10 a.m.                                        Kids Cafe
                   Provides sports time for youth.                   Monday–Thursday           3:30–5 p.m.
                   Age: 3+ Cost: $20/team                            Age: 6–13
                   Martin Luther King Recreation Center              Cost: Free after school program
                   Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363                     Children enjoy a healthy meal
                                                                     K.B. Polk Recreation Center
                                                                     Contact: Carnell Culpepper
                                                                     (214) 670-6308
tumbling & Daycare
  Tuesday & Thursday 11 a.m.–Noon
  Age: Pre-school        Cost: $1 per session
  Singing Hills Recreation Center
  Contact: Cassandra Rauls (214) 670-7550



                                      upcoming event
                                        Jan. 15 Women’s Basketball tournament
                                           Saturday            9 a.m.–7 p.m.
                                           Provides sports time for adults.
                                           Age: 16+        Cost: $100 per team
                                           Martin Luther King Recreation Center
                                           Contact: Staff (214) 670-8363

				
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