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       Town of DeWitt
Parks & Recreation Department                In This Issue:
    5400 Butternut Drive,
                                         3     General Registration
   East Syracuse, NY 13057                     Form
  Phone: 315-446-9250 ext. 9             4     50+ Programs & Trip
      Fax: 315-449-2065                        Registration Form
 Web: www.townofdewitt.com               5     People In Action,
                                               P.I.A.
                                         6     People In Action, P.I.A
   RECREATION DEPARTMENT
       Director, Karen Keast             7     Fun For All Ages
            Lori Wirth
          Diane DeWitt
                                         8     Special Events
       Christine Manchester              9     Pre-K Programs
         Therese Tallman
            Megan Ball                   10    Nature Programs
                                         11    Youth Programs
        PARKS DEPARTMENT
  Facilities Manager, Michael Moracco    12    Youth Programs
 Superintendent of Parks, Dale Longden   13    Adult Programs
     Assistant Supt.: Drew Rogers
              Mike Blaisdell             14    Adult Programs
              James Sinclair             15    Adult Programs
                Phil Hart
                                         16    50+ Programs/
    RECREATION COMMISSION                      Centers
              Peg Celano
               Carl Jahn
                                         17    50+ Weekly Calendar
           Donald Gendron                18    50+ Activities and
         William Cappelletti                   Resources
           Sally Rock-Blake
      Elizabeth Curley-DeRutte           19    50+ Trips
       Lynn Simonetta—Blair              20    DeWitt Parks
           Diane Wheelock
             Ben Brazell


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                Town of DeWitt Parks & Recreation Department 
                 5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057 
  Phone: 315‐446‐9250 ext. 9 * Fax: 315‐449‐2065 * Web: www.townofdewitt.com 
                                 General Registration Form
                     NOT to be used for: Summer Day Camp, Y.E.S., Friday Ski Club or Saturday Soccer. 
                               Those forms will be made available on‐line and in the office. 
                                                     How to register:  
              Submit a completed form and full payment by cash or check to the P&R Office (address above). 
                              If no payment is needed, forms may be faxed into the office. 
                                     You will be notified if a class is full or cancelled. 
                                  Checks should be made out to: Town of DeWitt.   
              Debit/Credit cards are not accepted at this time.  Bounced checks are assessed a $33 fee .  

Participant’s Name:                                                                                          

Program Name:                                                            Session # if applies:               

Address:                                                                 City:                      Zip:         

Home Phone #:                                           Daytime Contact #:                                   

Emergency Contact Name & Number:                                                                                 

In  consideration  of  your  accepting  this  registration  I,  the  undersigned,  intending  to  be  legally 
bound,  hereby,  for  myself,  my  heirs,  executors  and  administrators,  waive  and  release  any  and  all 
claims for damages I may have against the Town of DeWitt, the Town of DeWitt Parks and Recrea‐
tion Department, the Town of DeWitt Parks and Recreation Commission, and any and all sponsors, 
representatives, successors and assigns, for any and all injuries suffered by me/my child in said pro‐
gram.  No medical insurance is carried by the Town for program participants.  Registrants are en‐
couraged to have their own medical coverage. 
Participant’s Signature:                                                                                         


e‐mail address (optional)                                                                                        

                                For “Youth Programs” please complete the following section. 

                                                              

Parent/Guardian Name:                                             daytime contact #:                         

Parent/Guardian Name:                                             daytime contact #:                         

Emergency Name:                                                   Phone #:                                       

Child’s School:                                 Grade:                   Birthday:                           

Parent/Guardian Signature:                                                                                       
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              Town of DeWitt Parks & Recreation Department 
               5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY 13057 
Phone: 315‐446‐9250 ext. 9 * Fax: 315‐449‐2065 * Web: www.townofdewitt.com 

50+ PROGRAMS AND TRIPS REGISTRATION FORM
                            This form is required with mail in registrations
PROGRAM_______________________________________DATE OF REGISTRATION_____________
NAME _______________________________________________ DATE OF BIRTH (required) ___________
STREET________________________________CITY&ZIP_____________________________________
HOME TELEPHONE __________________________________E-MAIL____________________________
EMERGENCY INFORMATION CONTACT _____________________________ PHONE ______________
SECONDARY CONTACT
_______________________________________________Phone_______________________
PRIMARY PHYSICIAN’S NAME ________________________________ PHONE ____________________
MEAL CHOICE _________________________SPECIAL NOTES________________________________


                                                                  READ AND SIGN—
In consideration of your accepting this registration I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby,
for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, waive and release any and all claims for damages I may
have against the Town of DeWitt, the Town of DeWitt Parks and Recreation Department, the Town of DeWitt
Parks and Recreation Commission, and any and all sponsors, representatives, successors and assigns, for
any and all injuries suffered by me/my child in said program. I understand no medical insurance is carried by
the Town for program participants. Registrants are encouraged to have their own medical coverage. Refunds
will be made in full if the program is canceled due to insufficient enrollment. Refunds for participant’s cancella-
tion will be given individual consideration depending on if tickets have been purchased, meals ordered, hotel
reservations, or if there is a waiting list. People on the waiting list will be notified of an opening and then a
refund may be made. NO refunds can be made once the program has run.
Participant’s Signature:____________________________________________________Date___________




For over night trips only MEDICATIONS                                  CONDITIONS    ALLERGIES/APPLICANCES
________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________
SPECIAL CONDITIONS/ REMARKS
________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________


ROOM MATE____________________________________________________________________________


Sp#6/02 Permission granted to photocopy for registration usage.

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                                          PEOPLE IN ACTION
People in Action (PIA) is a community enrichment program that addresses the challenges faced by individu-
als with limited resources. PIA operates within Springfield gardens at the David G. Klim Learning and Rec-
reation Center. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of children and adults whose primary lan-
guage is something other than English. We strive to support academic growth and reduce student drop-out
rate. Our programs are very affordable and are open to anybody residing within the Town of DeWitt but
Springfield Garden’s residents receive priority.

                      Currently, we are offering the following programs:
                  Pre-School: Time: 10 am-1 pm, Monday-Friday, snack and lunch provided
Mission: The main objective is to socialize children and acquaint them with early childhood skills to better prepare
them for Kindergarten and life. We will sing songs, read together, make art projects, and go outside. Children will most
likely get dirty.
Age: Children must by 3 years old on or before December 1, 2011 (may be in an abbreviated program).
Children who will by 5 years old on or before December 1, 2011 should consider kindergarten.
Team Leader: Christine Manchester, Team staff: Wayne Spinner, Chelsey Taylor, Marina Tson
Fall Semester: 9/12/2011- 1/31/2012 (Closed: 10/10, 11/11, 11/23-11/25, 12/26-1/2/2012, 1/16/2012)
                     Parent Orientation: September 12, 2011 from 10:00am – 11:00am
Spring Semester: 2/1/2012-6/20/2012; (Closed: 2/20/2012, 4/6/2012, 4/16/2012-4/20/2012, 5/28/2012)
                                     (Follows the JD School District School Calendar)
Summer Semester: 6 weeks in the summer, dates to be determined.
          Tuition per semester: Town of DeWitt Residents: $40.00. All Others: $50.00



                 After-School: Time: 2:30 pm -5:15 pm, Monday-Friday, snack provided
Mission: The main objectives are to provide academic support, enrichment, and healthy snacks to school age children.
We are a drop-in Center. Members are NOT required to come to our program every day, however, we do strongly en-
courage attendance.
Middle School/ High School Program: Starting at 2:30 students will receive a snack and homework assis-
tance. This program ends at 3:30 Monday through Thursday, unless students are actively completing school
work or working with a tutor. Students are welcome to stay until 5:15pm on Fridays.
Mentoring Program: A mentoring opportunity is available to mature and responsible Middle and High
School students, college students, and community members that are seeking leadership responsibilities.
Interested individuals need to contact Christine Manchester at 315-446-9250 x 9.
Elementary School Program: Starting at 3:45 students will receive a snack and academic support. These
students will be able to choose to participate in any one of the following centers: math, reading, writing, puz-
zles, or one-on-one tutoring. Homework will be completed during this time.
Recreation Program: Starting at 4:45 Monday through Thursday for elementary students and Fridays are
open to all members. On “Fun Fridays” students will do crafts, planned activities, field trips, and monthly
Birthday celebrations. Team Leader: Megan Ball, Team Staff: Volunteers and staff from Le Moyne College,
Town of DeWitt, and the JD School District.
     Tuition: $50.00 per school year. This can be paid all at once or in 2 payments of $25.00 each.
Recreation Program Schedule: 9/12/2011- 6/20/12 (Follows the JD School District Calendar);
(Closed: 10/10, 11/11, 11/23-11/25, 12/26-1/2/2012, 1/16/2012, 2/20, 4/6/2012, 4/16/2012-4/20/2012, 5/28/2012)
                        Parent Orientation: September 7, 2011 from 5:00pm-6:00pm
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PEOPLE IN ACTION continued….
Adults
English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes:
CJ Falasco leads this program and prepares immigrants to take their Citizenship exam as well as job place-
ment. Classes are 9:00–11:00am on Monday and Wednesdays. There is a possibility that other class times
may become available. Please e-mail CJ at cjfalas@uc.sy.edu for more information.

Building Rental       David G. Klim Learning & Recreation Center, Springfield Garden Apts.
Limited use only, One room available for small gatherings of 30 or less. Kitchen does not include the stove
top, the oven may be used for warming only.
Room Rental Fees: $40 for 2 hours/ $10 for each additional hour. To include Kitchen use add $25.
Refundable Security Deposit: $25.

Please go to http://www.townofdewitt.com/PeopleInAction(PIA)2.aspx for registration forms and addi-
tional information. Registration forms and payments may be mailed to the Town of DeWitt, dropped off at
the Food Pantry, or turned in during orientation.

  Judge David G.
  Klim, through
  his work and his
  life, personified
  the values upon
  which the
  Learning Cen-        “It will be a place to learn, to
  ter was built. ...   hope, to dream, and to grow.”


Currently, our grantors and contributors           to
this project are:                                         To continue Judge Klim’s dream a playground is sched-
                                                          uled to be installed in Springfield Gardens by the end of
KaBoom!        $15,000 Grant                 $40.000      September 2011. Above is a layout drawing.
Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation
                                             $35,000
               $7,000 Grant                               Currently, we have reached $32,000 of our projected
CNY Community Foundation                     $30,000      cost of $40,000. Playground equipment was chosen—
                                                          with the assistance of children and community mem-
               $7,000 Grant
                                             $25,000      bers. 
Longley Jones
               $5,000 Contribution           $20.000      If you would like to contrib-
Church Wine & Liquor
                                             $15,000      ute to this project please
               $100.00 Contribution
Our Community                                             contact Christine Manches-
                                             $10,000
            > $ 500.00 Contributions                      ter at the Town of DeWitt
Wal-Mart       $25.00 Contribution           $5,000       Parks and Recreation De-
Kravetz Kleaning & Hauling                                partment at 446-9250 ext
       $25.00 Contribution
                                                          137.
TOPS Friendly Markets
       $25.00 Condribution
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                                       FUN FOR ALL AGES!
           CHESS CAMP                           FAMILY SWIM                     CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
This camp is open to children and      Open swim at the JDMS pool for         Enjoy this invigorating, affordable
adults who are familiar with basic     the entire family! Sundays,            and simple-to-learn sport. Cross
moves, but perhaps not all moves.      January 8 – May 6, 2012 from           country skiing is both easy and
All chess piece names, how they        1:00 – 3:00pm (not open 2/26,          accessible – not complicated, not a
move, mating tactics, strategy and     4/8, 4/22). Registration must be       lot of gear required – just good,
stalemates (draws) will be dis-        completed in the Recreation Of-        healthy fun! Four Seasons will
cussed. There will be chess play       fice. Guest passes are available in    offer a one hour introduction les-
between participants with instruc-     the Recreation Office for $3 per       son on Thursdays and Saturdays
tor mentorship. Good sportsman-        person per visit.                      by appointment only.
ship will be encouraged and main-      Participation by unaccompanied         Fee: $20 Residents
tained throughout the entire chess     youth is discouraged.                          $25 All others
camp. Come and learn and have          Fee: $60 Residents                     Fee with equipment:
fun! Chess sets, boards and clocks             $65 All others                         $35 Residents
will be provided. Held Saturdays,
October 15- November 19 from                                                          $40 All others
9:30-11:30am at the DeWitt Town
Hall Activity Room.                                                             LEARN TO ALPINE SKI OR
Fee: $100 Residents                                                                     SNOWBOARD
        $105 All others                                                       You’re never too young or old to
                                                                              hit the slopes! Four Seasons will
SATURDAY SWIM LESSONS                                                         instruct six one-hour lessons for
Saturday Swim Lessons will be of-                                             either downhill skiing or snow-
fered February-April. Registration                                            boarding for ages 5 and up. Fee
will begin in late January. Look for                                          includes a Season Pass lift ticket
more details in our winter bro-                                               for day of lesson for remainder of
chure.                                                                        season. Equipment rental is extra.
                                                                              Saturdays, January 7 – February
                                                                              11 or Sundays, January 8 – Febru-
                                                                              ary 12 at 10:00am, 11:30am,
                                                                              1:00pm OR 2:15pm.
                                                                              Fee: $105 Residents
                                                                                      $110 All others


       Galster Pavilion in Ryder Park adjacent to DeWitt Town Hall... 
                                                            ...is a 12-acre park located next to the DeWitt Town
                                                            Hall on Butternut Drive. Features: bicycle and exer-
                                                            cise trail, canoe launch in Butternut Creek, fishing
                                                            pond, picnic areas, grills, playground, tot swings, a
                                                            rain gar-




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                                        SPECIAL EVENTS
    THE 21st ANNUAL HOWLING HAYRIDE AND MAZE                                  HOLIDAY LIGHTING
         October 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29 from 7:00-9:00pm                             FESTIVITIES
Embark on a thrilling tractor-drawn wagon ride through the eerie        Join in the holiday celebration at the
woods at Maxwell Park, followed by a fright-filled walk through          DeWitt Town Hall. The festivities
the haunted house. After the ride, enjoy cider and a doughnut and       will commence at 6:30pm on Friday,
try your luck at the haunted maze…if you dare. Enjoy some of your      December 2nd and will include enter-
favorite characters, ghosts, and goblins as well as countless new        tainment, a lighting ceremony, re-
spine-tingling, hair-raising ghoul-filled scenes.                         freshments and a surprise visitor.
                                                                       Bring the entire family out for a night
This is the best family friendly Halloween deal in town! Advance                of festive fun! FREE!
sale tickets are available at the Recreation Office through October
20th: $6.00 (residents) or $7.00 (non-residents). Tickets include             HOLIDAY COLORING
the hayride, haunted house, maze, cider and a doughnut! Tick-                        CONTEST
ets at the gate are $8.00 (5 & under are free.)                        Get into the holiday spirit and join in
                                                                       on the fun with this holiday coloring
Thursday, October 27th is Group Night. Groups must have a mini-        contest! Prizes will be awarded at the
mum of 15 participants; group package rate is $5.00 per person.        Holiday Lighting Festivities. Flyers
Please call the Recreation Office for more information. Friday, Oc-    will be distributed through the
tober 28th is Student Night. Students with a valid I.D. get $1 off     schools or you may pick up entries at
admission at the gate. Saturday, October 29th is Costume Night.        the Recreation Office beginning No-
Come in FULL costume and get $1 off admission at the gate.             vember 1st..

             HOWLING HAYRIDE GROUP NIGHT
Looking for the best deal this Halloween Season? Look no further!       Front Pavilion @ Maxwell Park
Bring your group of 15 or more to the Town of DeWitt’s Howling
Hayride and pay just $5 a person! Your $5 ticket includes the
hayride, haunted house, maze, cider and a doughnut! This event
is perfect for school groups, businesses, birthday parties, large
groups of friends, and more! Bring 30 people or more and get your
own private wagon! Group Night is Thursday October 27th 7:00-
9:00pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the DeWitt Town
Hall, and reservations can be made at this time. Call the Recreation
Office at 446-9250 x9 for more information and to check wagon
time availability.
                                                                        Rear Pavilion @ Maxwell Park
             HALLOWEEN COLORING CONTEST
Get the whole family involved in the annual Howling Hayride col-
oring contest. Win free passes to the Howling Hayride. Watch for
flyers that will be distributed through the schools or you may pick
up entries at the Recreation Office in Town Hall beginning Sep-
tember 26th.

                                             MAXWELL PARK
105-acre park located on Badgley Rd. in Collamer. Features: 3 picnic shelters, restrooms, 2 lighted softball
fields, 1 lighted football / soccer / lacrosse field, horseshoe courts and archery targets. Two of the picnic
shelters can be rented for group events. Rental of either pavilion can be for a half a day or all day.
Check out reservation details and forms at www.townofdewitt.com/parks.
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                                        PRE-K PROGRAMS
                           *There are no Pre-K programs when schools are closed.
                                             TODDLER TIME
Toddlers (18 months–3 years) spend time interacting with either parent in a group atmosphere. Activities
will include songs, simple games and free play. At least one parent must attend the class. Mondays, October
3 – December 5 (not 10/10) from 9:30–10:15 am at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $10 Residents                  $15 All others

                                  CURIOUS TWOS
This class will direct your child’s attention to games and stories while providing a
positive “first time away from Mom and Dad” experience. Must be 2 years old by
9/1/11. NO EXCEPTIONS! Tuesdays, October 4 – December 6 from 9:45–10:30
am at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $10 Residents                     $15 All others

                   PRE-SCHOOL CRAFTS / SHOW&TELL
This program encourages your child to develop creativity and coordination while
having fun. Youth must be 3 years old by 9/1/11. NO EXCEPTIONS! Mondays, October 3 – December 5
(not 10/10) from 10:30–11:30 am at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $10 Residents                 $15 All others

                                   LITTLE PEOPLE IN MOTION
This program encourages your child to develop coordination and fundamental motor skills while having fun
moving to music and playing games. Youth MUST be 3 years old by 9/1/11. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Wednesdays, October 5 – December 7 from 9:30–10:30 am at the Dewitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $10 Residents                $15 All others

                                              PRE-K NATURE
Nine weeks of Nature adventuring Thursdays, September 8 – October 27 at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity
Room with Christine Manchester. Classes will be held 10:00-11:30am and will mix outdoor exploration with
indoor activities. Please send appropriate clothing. Youth MUST be 3 years old by 9/1/11.
Fee: $10 Residents                   $15 All others


                                                   Hi Parents, Participants, Residents!
                                                            We would like to know…….
                                                    What you’d like to see in our programming?
                                         Different Days?        Alternate Times?
                                                                  More programs for Ages __-__?
                                         Trips to here___________________?
                                                                 I want to learn how to _______________?
                                                            What about ________?
                                                       Call, write or e-mail us and let us know!

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                                      NATURE PROGRAMS
                    All Nature Programs meet in the Galster Pavilion at Ryder Park
                                   (adjacent to DeWitt Town Hall).

2nd Annual Learn-to-Fish Program Saturday, September 17th, 9:00-10:00 am
Do you have an interest in fishing, but never take the time to learn the basics? If so, come join Les Monos-
tory and perfect your skills. This course is perfect for youngsters, but beginner adults are also encouraged
to attend. Please bring your rods and reels, we will provide the bait. Our pond has mainly bass and bluegill
and is catch-and-release only. Meet in the pavilion by 9:00am. Pre-registration required.
Fee: Children, $5.00 Residents                $7.00 All Others       Adults free (2 adults per child)

                                       2nd Annual Fishing Derby! Saturday, October 1st, 9:00-11:30 am
Children ages 5–14 are invited to participate in our annual Fishing Derby. We encourage pre-registration
due to a limit in participants. Check-In begins at 9:00 am in the pavilion, first-come, first-served. All regis-
tered children will receive a prize. Additional prizes will be awarded to the largest and smallest fish caught
in each age category. Rods, reels, tackle, and bait will be available. Personal poles permitted, however,
single barbless hooks ONLY! Absolutely NO treble hooks. Live bait only. Catch and release only. Par-
ents are encouraged to accompany and assist children but should NOT actively engage in fishing. This is a
FREE event. Min 10 Max 40 (due to pond size) Coffee, hot chocolate, doughnuts, and bagels will be pro-
vided.

What is a Rain Garden? Saturday, October 8th, 10:00-11:00 am
A Rain Garden is a small garden that uses RAIN as its main water source. These gardens are typically
beautiful and low maintenance. Rain is FREE and it falls onto every lawn and roof, yet, when it rains we
divert the rain into the nearest storm sewer then break out a garden hose during times of drought. Learn
how to become more sustainable and maximize the potential of this precious gift. We will cover placement,
design, size, and plant selection. Pre-registration required (Min 5)—This is a FREE workshop.

                                             Nature Journaling, Saturday, October 15th, 10:00-11:00 am
Nature Journaling is a fantastic way to capture nature and record observations. We will cover the basics of
sketching, shading, and journal layout. Pre-registration required (Min 5).
Fee: $5.00 Residents                 $7.00 All Others

“True Green” a “Clean up the World Campaign” Saturday, October 22nd, 10:00-11:00 am
This National Geographic publication by Kim McKay and Jenny Bonnin covers 100 everyday ways you can
contribute to a healthier planet. We will discuss some of their ideas as well as some of our own to
      “empower individuals and communities to clean up, fix up, and conserve the environment”.
Come with ideas and an open mind. Pre-registration required (Min 5)—This is a FREE Workshop

                   Butterfly Garden Planning Saturday, October 29th, 10:00-11:00 am
The once beloved Butterfly House has been stuck in a partial metamorphosis for far too long. It has been
encased its very own chrysalis preparing to emerge like a newly hatched butterfly. We invite your participa-
tion in completing this transformation. The Butterfly House will become a beautiful Pollinator Meadow that
not only encourages the passing bee, butterfly, or moth to stop and taste the nectar but also invites the pas-
serby to sit, observe and enjoy. Please come and help us in the planning stage so that this project can be
completed by Summer 2012. We invite people of all ages to join.
Meet in the pavilion and we will walk to the house. Pre-registration required—This is a FREE Workshop.


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                                       YOUTH PROGRAMS
JUGGLING WORKSHOP (Ages 7+))                             BALLOON SCULPTING WORKSHOP (Ages 5+)
Learn to juggle for fitness and fun! Juggling is an      This one-day fun balloon twisting workshop is open
innate skill that everyone possesses and most don’t      to all kids (and/or parents) ages 6 and up. Learn
bother developing this natural inclination. Begin-       how to make a standard puppy dog and other balloon
ners will learn to juggle 3 balls by the end of the      shapes. Advanced students will work on other
session and advanced students will be helped with 4      shapes. Quality balloons and basic pump will be sup-
and 5 ball juggling. All abilities are welcome. Jug-     plied for each student to keep. Held Thursday, No-
gling equipment will be supplied or bring your           vember 17 from 6:00-8:00pm at the DeWitt Town
own. A performance for students will conclude the        Hall Activity Room.
workshop…including fire torch juggling outside!          Fee: $50 Residents
Held Thursday, October 20 from 6:00-8:00pm at                     $55 All others
the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $40 Residents
        $45 All others                                              KARATE FOR KIDS! (Ages 5 & Up)
                               ZUMBATOMIC (Ages 4-12)              Great way to introduce your child to the
                                   is a crazy cool dance-fitness   world of martial arts training. This
                              workout for kids set to hip-hop,     class is an excellent first step toward
 salsa, reggaeton and more! No dance experience needed! Just       learning the basics of karate and practi-
   come ready to dance, play, and have fun. Each class will in-    cal self-defense skills through our estab-
     clude several dance routines, games, and prizes. Children     lished program. Also experience our
  MUST wear socks and sneakers and bring a water bottle to         acclaimed Lifeskills program designed
   every class. Held Saturdays, October 8 – October 29 at the      to instill life-long character traits in
                                            DeWitt Town Hall.      each student. Held Fridays, October 14
                   Little Stars (Ages 4-7) 9:00am – 10:00am.       – November 4 from 5:30-6:15pm at
     Big Stars (Ages 8-12) 10:00am-11:00am. Maximum 10.            CNY Karate, East Syracuse.
                                          Fee: $20 Residents       Fee:    $44 Residents (includes uniform)
                                                 $25 All Others                  $49 All others

LEARN-TO-SNOWBOARD CAMP (7+)
                                                             MAGIC WORKSHOP (All Ages)
Learn how to hit the slopes with the latest
craze, snowboarding! Four Seasons in Fa-      Learn magic tricks and amaze your family and friends! This
yetteville will be offering a snowboard       two-hour workshop includes a 15-minute magic performance
camp for youth 7 years and up. This camp      by Jason the Entertainer and a magic kit for students to keep.
includes three hours of lessons a day, lift   You will receive explanation and hands-on guidance with
ticket, equipment rental and lunch. The       working various magic tricks in the kit. Tips will be offered for
camp runs four days, December 27, 28, 29,     better performance of magic tricks to those at the advanced
and 30 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.                 level. All ages welcome. Held Thursday, December 15 from
                                              6:00-8:00pm at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee: $235 Residents
                                              Fee: $50 Residents                   $55 All others
         $240 All others

LEARN-TO-SKI CAMP (Ages 7+)
Four Seasons in Fayetteville will offer downhill ski lessons for youth 7 years and up over the holiday vaca-
tion. This camp includes three hours of lessons a day, lift ticket, equipment rental and lunch. The camp
runs four days, December 27, 28, 29, and 30 from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
Fee: $205 Residents                   $210 All others


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YOUTH PROGRAMS continued….
                              AFTER SCHOOL SPECIALS
Children may, on a weekly basis, participate in either arts and crafts or games. Activi-
ties may be held outside as weather permits. There is no program when school is
closed. Pre-registration is required. FREE! * LATE PICK-UP FEE: A 5-minute
grace period is given for late pick-up, after which a $10.00 fee is assessed regardless of Don’t Wait!
reason for lateness. Late fees are to be paid in cash to the staff member waiting with     These fill up fast!
your child.
Tecumseh: Mondays, October 3 – December 5 from 3:30-4:30pm (CRAFTS ONLY)
Moses-DeWitt: Tuesdays, October 4 – December 6 from 3:30-4:30pm (GAMES & CRAFTS)
East Syracuse Elementary (Grades K-3): Wednesdays, October 5 – December 7 from 2:30-3:30pm
(CRAFTS ONLY)
After School Bowling (ESE grades 3-5): Thursdays, October 6 – December 8 from 2:30-4:00pm - 2 games
of bowling or until 4:00pm, whichever comes first. We will walk to Bowl Mor Lanes from ESE. Parents
must pick up at the lanes. $3.50 per week (includes shoe
rental)

CHILDCARE AND BABYSITTING SAFETY
                                                                 CHRISTMAS BREAK SPECIAL
This program covers child safety and basic care tech-
                                                                 A variety of recreational activities are
niques. Created especially for kids and teens ages 11
                                                                 planned for children during the Christ-
and up who are interested in becoming babysitters.
                                                                 mas break. Flyers will be distributed
This class does include CPR training. Taught by Ameri-
                                                                 to the schools with program specifics
can Heart Association and American Safety and Health
                                                                 or call the Recreation Office for details.
Institute certified instructors. Held Wednesday, De-
cember 28 from 9:30am-3:30pm at the DeWitt Town
Hall Activity Room. Bring a lunch.



                     THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE FULL AT THIS TIME
       Please call the DeWitt Recreation Office at 315-446-9250 x 9 and add your child to a wait list.

                                MORNING RECREATION (School Year)
 Morning Recreation provides a before-school program for children attending Moses DeWitt, Jamesville
 and Tecumseh. Held at Moses DeWitt, Morning Recreation is open from 7:30 am until the time school
 starts. Activities include games, crafts and special events. All participants must pre-register.
 Fee: $10 Registration                 Fee: $15 per week

                                              AFTER SCHOOL)
                         YOUTH ENRICHMENT SERIES – Y.E.S.(School Year)
 In cooperation with the J-D School District, Parks and Recreation provides an afternoon program at Te-
 cumseh Elementary for children in grades K-8. The program is be open from school dismissal until 5:15
 pm. Extended days from 8:00 am–5:15 pm are be available on most holidays, vacation, and snow days.
 Supervised activities include crafts, games, films and special events. A snack is provided in the afternoon.
 A detailed packet is given at the time of registration.
 Fee:    $10 Registration               Fee: $35 per week
                                             $20 per day on extended days



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                                       ADULT PROGRAMS
                                                YOGA-LATES
Whether you’re experienced at yoga or pilates or have always wanted to try one or the other, this is your op-
portunity to experience yoga-lates. Pilates trains your core muscles (abdominal and back) and stretches your
spine, while yoga improves flexibility, balance and breathing. By fusing these two techniques you have a
challenging workout that is adaptable to all levels of abilities. Held Mondays, October 3 – December 12 (not
10/10, 10/31) from 6:00-7:00pm at Tecumseh Elementary School. A floor mat is needed.
Fee: $60 Residents                           $65 All others

                                            T-N-T (Tight-n-Tone)
Get your body in the best shape ever! We will concentrate on the thighs, hips, stomach and buttocks by us-
ing the most effective movements and we will also target the upper body arms, chest and back using hand-
held weights. We know how precious time is so we have put it all into a 40-minute, 13-week program at a
very reasonable rate. Every fitness level is welcome and there will be no complicated movements or chore-
ography to worry about. Please bring an exercise mat and a set of hand-held weights (5-10lbs). Held Tues-
days and Thursdays, October 4 – December 15 (not 10/11, 11/24) from 6:00-6:40pm at Moses DeWitt Ele-
mentary.
Fee: $55 one class per wk Residents                 $60 All others
        $94 two classes per wk Residents            $99 All others

                                                    ZUMBA
Ditch the workout and join the PARTY! Join Zumba instructor Tammy Panzironi as she delivers a Zumba
class like no other. Zumba is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International
music and dance movements. Zumba integrates basic Latin dance steps with arm movements and athletic
variations, as well as style technique and attitude. Dancers and non-dancers alike will lose themselves in this
party-like setting and actually forget that they’re working out while moving to explosive and passionate
Latin rhythms. This effective workout is like no other and will leave you wanting more and more. A hand
towel and water bottle are suggested, but proper footwear is a must! Please wear supportive footwear such
as dance shoes or sneakers that allow you to move comfortably around the room. Held Tuesdays and Thurs-
days, October 4 – December 15 (not 10/11, 11/24) from 6:45-7:45pm at Moses DeWitt Elementary.
Fee: $66 one class per wk Residents                  $71 All others
         $115 two classes per wk Residents           $120 All others

                                                                WOMEN’S BOOTCAMP
                                           Ladies…come join us for cardio, stretching, strength and condi-
                                           tioning and self-defense. Excellent workouts for women looking
                                           for fitness and a great way to relieve stress. And it’s fun too!
                                           Held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, October 10 – November
                                           4 from 9:30-10:30am at CNY Karate, East Syracuse.
                                           Fee: $49 Residents                             $54 All others

                                                                 CO-ED BOOTCAMP
                                           Come join us for cardio, stretching, strength and conditioning and
                                           self-defense. Excellent workouts for anyone over 18 years old
                                           looking for fitness and fun too! Held Mondays and Wednesdays,
                                           October 10 – November 16 from 7:45-8:45pm at CNY Karate,
                                           East Syracuse.
                                           Fee: $49 Residents                           $54 All others
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ADULT PROGRAMS continued...
                                        SWING DANCE LESSONS
                  Swing Dance Basics+1 (Beginner/Advanced Beginner) – 5:30-6:30pm
Swing Dance classes introduce the basics of 6-Beat Swing (aka “Jitterbug” or East Coast Swing). Topics cov-
ered include: basic footwork with variations, basics of leading and following with easy moves and turns,
“hearing” the music, and having fun with your dancing.

                Swing Dance Basics+2 (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate) – 6:30-7:30pm
Second tier beginner footwork with advanced beginner moves and sequences to increase fluidity and mastery
of basic 6-Beat Swing. Increased emphasis and practice: partner connection (lead and follow) and musicality.
Class requirements: Fluid Triple Swing footwork.

                Two sessions will be offered at the Jamesville DeWitt High School Cafeteria.
                      Session I: Tuesdays, September 20 – November 1 (not 10/11)
                            Session II: Tuesdays, November 8 – December 13
                        Fee: $60 per session/Residents               $65 All others

                                           OPEN VOLLEYBALL
Attention volleyball players! Come and test your skills with the Town of DeWitt Parks & Recreation Vol-
leyball Program. This adult volleyball program is for experienced, intermediate players. We offer competi-
tive volleyball in a friendly atmosphere. Held at the JDMS gym on Fridays, September 30 – May 18, 2012
(not 11/11, 11/25, 12/9, 12/30, 2/24, 4/6, 4/20) from 6:30 – 9:00pm.
Fee: $65 Residents                           $70 All others

                                     KARATE FOR ADULTS (Ages 17 & up)
This adult program will arm you with the self-defense knowledge and skills that are important in today’s
world. You will also experience a sharpening of the body and mind. You’ll see that karate is more than just
punching and kicking. Gain flexibility, energy, self-discipline and fitness. Karate training at CNY Karate,
East Syracuse, offers adults the optimum blend of fitness and fun! Held Fridays, October 14 – November 4
from 6:30-7:15pm.
Fee: $44 Residents (includes uniform)               $49 All others

                                 HEARTSAVER CPR (Ages 13 and up)
Less than one-third of sudden cardiac arrest victims are administered immediate CPR from bystanders.
Through a variety of programs, the American Heart Association is equipping people and communities to act
in emergencies and ultimately save lives. This class will train community members in the important skill of
CPR. Training in using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) will be included. Taught by American
Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute certified instructors. Held Tuesday, October 18
from 6:30-9:00pm at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room.
Fee; $45 Residents                          $50 All others

                               HEARTSAVER FIRST AID (Ages 13 and up)
Heartsaver First Aid is a classroom; video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to
respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) ar-
rives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid
emergencies. Taught by American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute certified in-
structors. Held Tuesday, November 15 from 6:30-9:00pm at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room,
Fee: $45 Residents                           $50 All others

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ADULT PROGRAMS continued...
                               HEARTSAVER FIRST AID (Ages 13 and up)
Heartsaver First Aid is a classroom; video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to
respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) ar-
rives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid
emergencies. Taught by American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute certified in-
structors. Held Tuesday, November 15 from 6:30-9:00pm at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room,
Fee: $45 Residents                           $50 All others

                                   STAMPING AND SCRAPPING!!!
                                           With Jean Rayfield
Whether you are new to paper crafting or a long time stamper, you are welcome! Make greeting cards and
small gifts from paper and/or make your own scrapbook. All classes are held at the DeWitt Town Hall.

                                                 STAMPING
You will make 3 cards and/or small projects each week. Any patterns and all materials will be provided ex-
cept adhesive. Cards will be a variety of greetings for everyday use and holidays. Three sessions will be of-
fered. Session I: Wednesdays, October 5 – November 2 from 7:00-9:00pm. Session II: Thursdays, October
6 – November 3 from 7:00-9:00pm. Session III: Thursdays, November 10 – December 15 (not11/24) from
7:00-9:00pm.
Fee: $30 Residents per session               $35 All others

                                             SCRAP-AWAY-A-DAY
Bring your supplies and photos and I will bring punches, stamp sets, markers, Big Shot with cutting dies for
you to use. Snacks available to start your morning, bring your own lunch. Drinks will be provided. A sup-
ply kit will be available for purchase if you are a new “scrapper” or don’t have your own supplies. For more
information or to order in advance, e-mail itsstampintime@twcny.rr.com. Held Saturday, November 5 from
10:00am-4:00pm
Fee: $25 Residents                             $30 All others

                                             STAMP-A-STACK
                Make 20 cards in one session. All supplies except adhesive will be provided.
                                      October 15th – 10:00am-2:00pm
                  This session will be an assortment of greeting cards for all occasions –
                            Birthday, Sympathy, Get Well, and Thinking of You!
                                       November 16th – 6:30-9:00pm
                This session will be cards to get you ready for the upcoming Holiday Season!
                                      December 3rd – 10:00am-2:00pm
                                 This session will be an assortment of cards
                         Fee: $40 Residents per session               $45 All others

                                     INK DRAWING with KEN DERR
Learn the techniques of stipple, scumble, crosshatch and ink wash working with technical drawing pens and
brush. Work on composition, gradients, line and form to create your own masterpiece in ink. These tech-
niques have a long history in art work and now you can discover how to use them to create your own works
of art. Held Thursdays, October 6 – November 3 from 9:00-11:00am at the DeWitt Community Room, East
Syracuse. Maximum 15 Participants.
Fee: $50 Residents                           $55 All others
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                     RECREATION PROGRAMS FOR 50+ ADULTS
AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE: The Town of DeWitt Senior Program, along with AARP,
sponsors defensive driving programs for adults 50 years and older. These six hours of classroom instruction
refine existing skills and help to develop safe, defensive-driving techniques. This course qualifies for dis-
counts on vehicle insurance and point reduction on the driver’s record. The fee for the two-day driving
course is $12.00 for members and $14.00 for non members. Please make checks payable to AARP and bring
to the first day of class. Must have your driver's license for the class. Registration for the class must be called
in at 446-9250 x9. Please check your certificate to see when it expires and schedule a class at least three
months before that date.
DO NOT DELAY. Limited space, so make your reservations early.
2012 CLASSES
       Jan 19-20       9 am-12 pm     DeWitt Community Room
       April 19-20     9 am-12 pm     DeWitt Community Room
       June 21-22      9 am-12 pm DeWitt Community Room
       Oct. 18-19      9 am-12 pm DeWitt Community Room

                               SENIOR CENTERS & NUTRITION SITES

   Recreation Generation @              DeWitt Community Center @                     Young at Heart @
   First Unitarian-Universalist       DeWitt Community Room, 148              Jamesville Senior Center,
Church, 109 Waring Rd, DeWitt. Sanders Creek Parkway, off Kinne             Jamesville Fire Station, Rt 173,
 Meets every Monday from Sep-         St, E. Syracuse. Meets Tuesdays,      across from Jamesville Correc-
 tember 12, 2011 through May 1,       9:30 am—2:00 pm. Activities in-     tional Facility. Meets every Tues-
  2012; 9 am – 4 pm. (Closed De-     clude exercise, crafts, board games, day, 9 am – 2 pm and Wednesday
 cember 19 & 26, Presidents Day,     Bunko, pitch and pinochle tourna-      9 am-12 pm. Activities include:
 Martin Luther King Day). Crafts ments, team trivia, guest speakers, pre-poured ceramics on Tuesdays
 and arts programs are available.    hypertension screening, Neighbor-     and Card Stamping on Wednes-
  This is a Senior Nutrition site on  hood Advisor, and more. This is a     days. Corinne Brown, Director,
  Mondays. Call 470-3331 to re-      Senior Nutrition site. Call 425-1831 Beverly Elliott and Martha Byrne,
serve a meal. All Onondaga County to reserve a meal. All Onondaga                     Instructors
 Seniors are welcome. Sue Wolfe &    County seniors are welcome. Mary
   Sydney Howes, Co-Directors.          Lu Ghezzi & Sue Wolfe, Co-
                                                  Directors.

                      IF THE FOLLOWING SCHOOL DISTRICTS ARE CLOSED ,
                           THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE CLOSED

                               J-D SCHOOL DISTRICT:
       FIRST UU, JAMESVILLE YOUNG AT HEART, BOWLING, TOWN HALL PROGRAMS

                             ESM SCHOOL DISTRICT:
              DEWITT COMMUNITY CENTER, BOWLING, TOWN HALL PROGRAMS

                             CITY OF SYRACUSE SCHOOL DISTRICT:
                       FIRST UU, BOWLING AND SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS. 

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                                                       50+ WEEKLY CALENDAR
              Instructed beginner and Advanced classes offered at 1st UU: Art, Wildlife Drawing and Painting,
              Genealogy 4U Workshop, Fiber Loom Weaving/Felting Workshop, Beginner Water color, Stained
              Glass Workshop, Needle Work Knitting & Crocheting, Workshop. Stop in and register for a class!
MONDAYS 




              This is a Senior Nutrition Site, you do not need to be a member to enjoy a warm and nutritious meal at
              a very affordable price. Tor reserve a meal for Mondays Call 470-3331. All Onondaga County Seniors
              are welcome.

              Table Tennis: Meets every Monday at 9 am -12 pm at the DeWitt Community Room. Anyone is wel-
              come to participate. Cost is $25 per year or $1.00 a week.

              Pre-Poured Ceramics: Jamesville Young-at-Heart Center, Meets every Tuesday, 9 am – 2 pm.
TUESDAYS 




              Beverly Elliott, Instructor.

              DeWitt Community Center: Various activities, guest speakers and much more This is a Senior Nutri-
              tion Site, you do not need to be a member to enjoy a warm and nutritious meal at a very affordable
              price. Tor reserve a meal Call 470-3331. All Onondaga County Seniors are welcome. (Same on

              (DeWitt Community Center, Same as Tuesday).
WEDNESDAYS 




              Stamping Artistic Creations: Jamesville Young-at-Heart Center. 9 am-12 pm. Martha Byrne, In-
              structor.

              Bowling - Wednesday morning Bowling at Erie Blvd. Lanes, 8:30 am practice; play begins at 9 am.
              Cost: $6.00/3 games. Coffee & donuts served. 2011-2012 Bowling season will begin Wed., September
              14. Drop in any Wednesday morning and.meet new people and have lots of fun! A banquet is held at
              the end of the season.

               Dewitt Divas - The Divas are a social group, meeting once a month for “Fun, Friendship, Freedom,
               Fulfillment & Fitness”. We usually meet the second Thursday of the month; however, some activities
THURSDAYS 




               may be scheduled on different days. Members are notified of activities in advance. If you would like to
               participate in this program, please fill out a new Registration Form and return it to DeWitt Town Hall,
               Parks & Recreation Office.
               Members: Reservations must be made at DeWitt Town Hall prior to specific monthly activities. If an
               activity has “no fee”, you must still call and register so that we can make transportation arrangements
               and/or meal reservations, accordingly. For information call Kathy Santangelo, Director 446-6335
              Thurs., September 8 – MacKenzie Childs Tour, Aurora, NY; lunch @ Pumpkin Hill Restaurant.
              Thurs., October 6 – Lunch @ Orchard Vali Golf Club; trip to Beek & Skiff Apple Farms, Lafayette, NY
              Thurs., November 10 – Shopping @ Waterloo Outlets, Waterloo, NY
              December – Holiday Party to be announced.

              DeWitt Choraliers -We are a 50’s + chorus, always looking for new members to join us. Rehearsals
              begin September 9th at the DeWitt Town Hall Activity Room from 10 am – 12 pm, Kathy Santangelo,
              Director. We are all about music, fun & laughs! No auditions necessary! We are always in need of
FRIDAYS 




              seeking male tenors & basses!

              Bridge-Played Fridays,1 pm – 4 pm at DeWitt Town Hall, Activity Room. Drop-ins welcome! Part-
              ners not needed. Cost is $25 per year or $1.00 a week. Sydney Howes, Director.

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50+ PROGRAMS continued….
                                                   Pitch Tournament - We are looking for players!
                                                   Held at the DeWitt Community Room, Friday, Sep-
                                                   tember 23, 2011; 10 am – 2 pm; a pizza lunch will be
             SAFETY TIPS DURING A                  provided and prizes!. Only $5.00 for residents of
                 THUNDERSTORM                      DeWitt; $10.00 All Others. Register at DeWitt
     Remember if you can hear thunder you are      Town Hall or at the DeWitt Community Center on
     close enough to the storm to be struck by
     lightning. Go to safe shelter immediately.    Tuesdays or Wednesdays.




  LIGHT WEIGHT TRAINING: Light weight training is a great way to get into condition,
  strengthen and tone muscles, build muscle mass and lose weight while preventing diseases such as
  osteoporosis. This seven-week class will offer techniques and step-by-step training from a physical
  education/fitness specialist. The class meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 8:30 am. Need a
  minimum of 10 people, maximum 20 people. Each participant will be required to purchase his or her
  own weights.
          Session 1: September 6– October 20
          Session 2: October 25–December 13
  Fee: $38.50 Residents         $43.50 All Others            Learn About Community Resources for
                                                             Seniors at the DCL Senior Fair
                                                             The DeWitt Community Library will host
  Where to Turn For Assistance                               a Senior Fair on Friday, October 14, from
 Onondaga County Protective Services for Adults            10 am to 4 pm. The event will include
    435-2815 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)                         participants from 16 area organizations
 Onondaga County Human Services Info and                   and government agencies who will be on
    Referral 435-8300                                        hand to answer questions and provide in-
 Victim Resource Center 422-7273                           formation about their services, resources
 Vera House 24 Hour Crisis and Support Line                and activities. Learn about retirement
    468-3260                                                 planning, health and wellness services and
 Onondaga County Department of Aging and                   programs,
    Youth      435-2362
 Catholic Charities Elderly Services      424-1810
 Elder Abuse Community Education          425-0818
 Alzheimer’s Association, Central NY Chapter
                                                                  DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE
    472-4201
                                                                 NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORS?
 Hiscock Legal Aid Domestic Violence Unit
    422-8191                                               The Onondaga County Office of Aging &
                                                           Youth Neighborhood Advisor Program is
 New York State Office for the Aging
                                                           here to help anyone 60 years or older. This
    (800)342-9871
                                                           program is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL. In
 National Center for Elder Abuse (202)898-2586           the DeWitt/Jamesville areas, your Neighbor-
                                                          hood Advisor is Linda Stone. Linda can be
      Other Senior Programs in Your Area                  reached at 445-2360 at the Jewish Commu-
   Jewish Community Center 445-2360                     nity Center. In the East Syracuse, Collamer,
                                                          and Northern areas, your Neighborhood Ad-
   Oasis Senior Education Program 449-3453              visor is Sister Stephanie with Catholic Chari-
   Manlius Assisted Living Program 682-6725             ties Elderly Services. You can contact her at
                                                          454-0168 x 17. Both can assist in anything
   Senior Companion Program 449-3453
                                                          from A to Z. Just name it, and they will help.
   Livestrong Program/YMCA 637-2025

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50+ TRIP DESCRIPTIONS

Skaneateles Lake Cruise – August 25, 2011 (Thursday)
Join us for a delicious lunch at the Historic Sherwood Inn followed by a one-hour cruise on Skaneateles
Lake. There will be time for shopping in the village after the cruise. Lunch selections made at time of regis-
tration: Rosemary Rubbed Sliced Sirloin or Chicken Marsala with Wild Mushrooms. We depart from
DeWitt Parks Maintenance Facility at 11:00 am; return approximately 5:30 pm.
Cost: $49.00 Residents         $54.00 All Others
Cancellations after July 29, 2011 - ARE NON-REFUNDABLE – Unless a replacement is found.

                                                     Letchworth State Park – October 5, 2011 (Wednesday)
The” Grand Canyon of the East”. First stop is the Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center. Lunch is at the Glen
Iris Inn located in Letchworth State Park. After lunch, we visit the William Pryor Letchworth Museum then
meet our guide for the tour of the park itself; 14,350 acres of magnificent scenery encompassing the Genesee
Gorge and the river winding below it.
Bus pick-ups: Edgerton Estates: 7:45 am, Immaculate Conception: 8:00 am, Limestone Garden (Residents
Only): 8:15 am, DeWitt Parks Maintenance Facility: 8:30 am. Return approximately 6:00 pm.
Cost: $54.00 Residents        $59.00 All Others
Cancellations after September 30, 2011 – ARE NON-REFUNDABLE – Unless a replacement is found.

Waterloo Premium Outlets – November 10, 2011 (Thursday)
Join us for a day of “Retail Therapy” at the Waterloo Premium Outlets for some holiday or personal shop-
ping. Departure from the DeWitt Parks Maintenance Facility at 9 am on a deluxe motor-coach. Lunch is on
your own at the Food Court or other outlet restaurants. Departure from Waterloo is at 3 pm, with a return
to DeWitt by 4 pm. Cost: $9 Residents               $14.00 All Others

Crescent Beach Hotel, Rochester – Christmas Cabaret Show – November 30, 2011 (Wednesday)
Trip to Rochester and the Crescent Beach Hotel overlooking the shores of Lake Ontario. Christmas scenes
inside and outside with their famous train circling the dining room as we enjoy lunch prior to the Christmas
Cabaret show. Lunch selections at time of registration: Chicken Parmesan, Prime Rib of Beef, or Broiled
Salmon. Depart from DeWitt Parks Maintenance Facility 10:00 am; Return 5:30 pm
Cancellations after November 18, 2011 – ARE NON-REFUNDABLE – Unless a replacement is found.
Cost: $64 Residents            $69 All Others

Bethlehem and Lancaster Tour – December 2-3, 2011 (Friday-Saturday)
Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem - Festival of the Trees and Bethlehem by Night Tour . Plus “Miracle of Christmas” at
Sight and Sound Theatre. This trip includes one night at the Comfort Suites – Bethlehem, all admissions, two
meals (Dinner and continental breakfast), roundtrip motorcoach transportation. Depart 8:00 am from
DeWitt Parks Maintenance Facility. Return approximately 10:30 pm.
        Single         Double          Triple
        $339.00        $289.00         $274.00         per person (Residents)
        $354.00        $304.00         $289.00         per person (All Others)
A deposit of $50.00 per person is due with your registration. Final Payment is due by November 1, 2011.
Cancellations after November 1, 2011 – ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.– Unless a replacement is found


TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE THROUGH TRAVEL CHOICE INTERNA-
TIONAL, please call the O'Neil's at 315-445-1400..

PARKING FOR ALL TRIPS IS AT THE DEWITT PARKS MAINTENANCE FACILITY LOCATED
AT 5889 BUTTERNUT DRIVE (about 1/2 mile down the road from Town Hall) 


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TOWN OF DeWitt                           TOWN OF DeWitt 2011 FALL BROCHURE 
PARKS AND RECREA-                                                                                                       PR SR T STD
TION                                                                                                       U.S. POSTAGE PA ID
5400 BUTTERNUT DRIVE                                                                                               SYRA CU SE, NY
E. SYRACUSE, NY 13057                                                                                               PERM IT # 66 0
315-446-9250 x 9




                             DeWitt Town Board:  Edward Michalenko, Supervisor 
     Kenneth Andrews, Irene Scruton, Kerry Mannion, Vicki Baker, Brian Schultz, Tony Albanese 

 AVERY PARK                                                                                                    GRIST MILL PARK
 Located on the corner of East Seneca Turnpike and Apulia                Located on the south side of E. Seneca Turnpike in James-
 Rd. This less than quarter-acre corner park has a picnic table          ville, near Routes 173 and 91. A quarter of an acre in size,
 and flower boxes.                                                         this park is bordered on the east by Butternut Creek and
                                                                                                    offers a scenic view of the creek.
 BUTTERNUT CREEK NATURE AREA
 Fund raising events are on-going to develop this 65-acre                                       JAMESVILLE TRAIN STATION
 area. Currently there is a .7 mi. paved trail. For more infor-           Building located in the Jamesville Town Square on E. Se-
 mation call the Recreation Office.                                     neca Turnpike in Jamesville. Features: kitchen, 2 restrooms
                                                                          and 1 small meeting room. Rental of this facility is by the
 DUNROVIN PARK                                                                                                                  hour.
 ¼-acre neighborhood park located at the corner of Scotland                      MAXWELL PARK see page 8 / RYDER PARK see page 7
 Rd. and Wembridge Dr. in East Syracuse. Features: play-
 scape, swings, and picnic tables.                                                                               RICHARDS PARK
                                                                         28-acre undeveloped parcel located north of Andrews Rd.
 TOWN OF DeWITT COMMUNITY ROOM                                          Features: Butternut Canal Feeder, former bed of Butternut
 Located on Sanders Creek Pkwy in East Syracuse. Features a             Creek, and trails providing opportunities for observation of
 large meeting room with kitchen. It is available for rental                                     a variety of wildlife and vegetation.
 year-round. Rentals can be made for the room only or room
 and kitchen. Rental can be from 9am-3pm, 5pm-11pm or All                           WILLIS CARRIER RECREATION CENTER
 Day.                                                                    22 acre park located next to the Carrier Campus at the end
                                                                          of Roby Ave. (just North of Grover St.) The park features
 FRANKLIN PARK                                                            two baseball/softball fields, multi-use fields for additional
 3-acre neighborhood park located on Franklin Park Dr. in                  sports, two tennis courts, one basketball court, volleyball
 East Syracuse. Features: playground, swings, and picnic                 court, half mile walking or running trail, picnic areas, play-
 tables.                                                                   ground area and pavilion. The pavilion can be rented out
                                                                                                                     for group events.
                                                                            Welcome to Town of DeWitt’s Parks
                                  Welcome to Town of DeWitt’s Parks and Facilities
 FIDDLERS GREEN
 Fiddlers Green is an 11-acre green space donated to the                                               CEDAR BAY PARK
 Town by Hanson Aggregates. It is located along Butternut      Located on Cedar Bay Road between Kinne Rd. and N. Bur-
 Creek in Jamesville. Future plans for the park include nature     dick St. Features: Tow-Path access, fishing, restrooms,
 trails, picnic tables and a pavilion. The Fiddlers Green Park       grills and 2 picnic shelters. The larger shelter can be
 Association is spearheading park initiatives.                 rented for group events. Watch for park improvements and
                                                                             revitalization of the Canalway Historic Center.


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