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Parks & Recreation

Posted on: May 26, 2015

[ARCHIVED] RECREATION THIS WEEK: (MAY 26, 2015)

- ANNOUNCEMENTS -

NEW! COED RECREATIONAL YOUTH FUTSAL LEAGUE: Futsal is a fun and exciting form of indoor soccer. This recreational league is a great opportunity for boys & girls ages 6-11 to meet new friends, stay active during the summer, participate on a team and learn the game of futsal. Practices and games will take place one after the other on the same day. Ages 6-8 will meet at 11:00am, Ages 9-11 will meet at either 12:15 or 1:15pm. Note: Participants must provide their own shin guards and gym shoes. Volunteer coaches needed REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, July 5th; DAY/DATES: Saturdays, July 11 - August 15; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $25 Resident / $32 Non-Resident; CLASS #: Age 6-8 = S430, Age 9-11= S431

MAY – AUGUST PROGRAM GUIDE ONLINE & ON SHELVES NOW! – You may now find the May - August Recreation Program Guide in the following locations:
• Online: www.pascoparksandrec.com & www.pasco-wa.gov
• On Shelves: Pasco City Hall, Pasco Senior Center, MLK Center, Pasco Library, & West Pasco Library.

GUIA (EN ESPANOL) DE PROGRAMAS DE RECREACION PARA MAYO A AGOSTO YA SE ENCUENTRA POR INTERNET EN www.pascoparksandrec.com y www.pasco-wa.gov!

- SPECIAL EVENTS & ALL AGE PROGRAMS -

SELFIES IN THE PARK CONTEST! – Have you found May’s object yet? If not, go online today to see a picture and a hint of where in our parks the object is found, but hurry because it will soon be replaced with a picture of June’s object. Remember, all you have to do to participate in this contest is follow the following 4 easy steps:
1. At the beginning of each month (May – August) go online and look at the photo of the current month’s object to be found.
2. Visit City of Pasco’s Parks to find the object.
3. Take a selfie with the object (all photos must be family friendly and of good taste.)
4. Send the Selfie photo to [email protected] with your name and phone number to be entered into the end of season drawing (on September 1) to win an awesome gift basket from the contest sponsors and a $25 gift card to the Pasco Farmers Market! Each object you find gives you another entry into the drawing!
(*Sponsored by the Pasco Farmer’s Market, Pasco Specialty Kitchen, and the downtown Pasco Development Authority)!

OLD FASHIONED DAY IN THE PARK: Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at Sacajawea State Park on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 12:00 – 4:00pm. There will be fun and old fashioned games for all to enjoy. This event is Free both to enter the park and to participate in the event. LOCATION: Sacajawea State Park, 2503 Sacajawea Park Rd., Pasco.

- AQUATICS –

MEMORIAL POOL OPENING DAY: June 9!

SWIM LESSON SESSION #1: Registration opens June 11 (Residents) and June 12 (Non-Residents). If you are not sure in which swim level your child belongs be sure to sign them up for swim lesson testing, taking place on Thursday, June 4. (REMEMBER: Season Swim Pass Holders Receive $5 Off All Swim Lessons throughout the Summer!)

SEASON PASSES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! Buy your Memorial Pool season passes today, available at the Parks and Recreation office. Pass holders receive $5 discount on swim lessons throughout the summer and they will have their own check-in line during open swim sessions! YOUTH PASS: $65Res/$75NR; ADULT PASS: $105Res/$125NR; FAMILY PASS (up to 6 members): $250res/$315NR (Additional Family Members $20 each)

SWIM LESSON TESTING: Unsure of your child’s swimming abilities? Can’t decide which swim lesson level would be best for your child? Sign them up for one of the Swim Lesson Testing times and we will help you determine the answer. AGES: 4 to 12; DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 4, Various time slots available in 15 minute increments from 4:00 – 5:45pm; LOCATION: Pasco Memorial Pool; FEE: Free!; CLASS #s: S6006 through S6013;

- PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS –

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- YOUTH PROGRAMS –

KARATE: Sign up now for a great learning experience in “Tae Kwon Do.” Learn the basic in hand, foot, and eye coordination. The instructors will focus on the importance of respect, discipline, and honor. Don’t miss this fun and exciting class as space is limited. AGES: 6-12;
• LEVEL 1: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6/2 – 6/25/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S402
• LEVEL 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 6/1 – 6/24/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S406

JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS: Lessons are designed for beginners. Lessons will be taught by PGA certified instructors. Skills covered include grip, stance, and posture for each type of swing. Clubs and balls provided if needed; AGE: 6-15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 6/3-6/24/2015, 5:00-5:45pm; FEE: $40 (Pasco Resident), $50 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S543

FOLKDANCE FOR YOUTH & TEENS 7 TO 15: Salsa, Tango, belly dancing,, flamenco and ball room dancing are all a styles of dance you’ll be learning in this class with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Sundays. AGES: 7 to 15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Sundays, 6/7 – 6/28/2015, 1:30 - 3:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $55 (Pasco Resident), $69 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S392;

RITMO LATINO FOR YOUTH & TEENS 7 TO 15: Latin Rhythms! Explore the lively and vigorous social dance of Latin America and other countries with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Mondays. AGES: 7 to 15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays, 6/1 – 6/29/2015, 4:00 - 5:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $12 (Pasco Resident), $15 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S302

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured activities. Parents must pre-register their child at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 7-12 = M,T,TH,F: 3:45 – 5:30pm, W: 2:00 – 4:30pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #S416


- TEEN PROGRAMS –

LATIN DANCE CLASSES: Please look under “Youth” or “Adult” Program sections for information on these classes.

GOLF LESSONS: Please look under “Youth” or “Adult” Program sections for information on these classes.

PADDLEBOARDING LESSONS: Please look under the “Adult Programs” sections for information on paddleboarding for teens.

AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured sports and activities. Parents must pre-register their teen at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 13-18 = M,T,TH,F: 5:30 – 7:00pm, W: 4:30 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #W401


- ADULT PROGRAMS –

WAVEMAKERS AQUA FIT: This warm water exercise program offered by Oasis Physical Therapy is the class you’ve been looking for. If you suffer from arthritis, low back pain, muscle weakness or other aliments then why not try this warm water course! For More information please call the Pasco Senior Center at 509 545-3459. AGES: 18+;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Monday/Wednesday, 6/1 – 6/29/2015, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S340;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday, 6/2 – 6/30/2015, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: W341

SEWING WITH MARCY: If you have always wanted to learn to sew then this fun and entertaining class is for you! You may work on your own project or help with one of the class projects. AGE: 18+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays, 6/1 – 8/31/2015, 10:00am-3:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $33 (Pasco Resident), $41 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S300

ADULT GOLF LESSONS: Lessons are designed for beginners. Lessons will be taught by PGA certified instructors. Skills covered include grip, stance, and posture for each type of swing. Clubs and balls provided if needed; AGE: 16+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 6/3-6/24/2015, 6:00-6:45pm; FEE: $40 (Pasco Resident), $50 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S547

RITMO LATINO FOR ADULTS: Latin Rhythms! Explore the lively and vigorous social dance of Latin America and other countries with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Wednesdays. AGES: 16+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 6/3 – 6/24/2015, 6:00 - 7:00pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $20 (Pasco Resident), $25 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S306;

FOLKDANCE FOR ADULTS: Salsa, Tango, belly dancing, flamenco and ball room dancing are all styles of dance you’ll be learning in this class with the Kalliflorico Dance Company. This is a fun and exciting new program. Class is being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays. AGES: 16+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Mondays and Wednesday, 6/1 – 6/29/2015, 7:00 - 8:30pm; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: S393;

PADDLEBOARDING: This informative overview to flat-water paddleboarding will introduce you to the newest craze of water transportation! Learn basic board handling skills, including launch and landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, and turning. Rescues are demonstrated and you're invited to practice solo or assisted rescues. Local paddle places, gear, clothing and next steps are all discussed. DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 7, 2015; AGES: Ages 12 and older; FEE: $49 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities) OR $61 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S233

ENHANCE FITNESS: An exercise program designed for mature individuals, focusing on stretching, flexibility, balance, low impact aerobics and strength training. This class is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at the Pasco Senior Center. Sign up for a month at a time! Call 509 545-3459 or stop by the Senior Center for a visit at 1315 N. 7th Ave., Pasco. AGE: 40+; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE FOR MONTH OF JUNE: $33 (Resident), $41 (Non-Resident)
CLASS #: S339

AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE: This course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. AGE: 50+ (depending on insurance younger ages may qualify); DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2 & 3, 9:00am – 1:00pm; Fee: $15 AARP Members, $20 non-members; CLASS #: S366

- SENIOR CENTER -

SENIOR CENTER: Looking for a place to get out of the house, meet and socialize with others? Come to the Pasco Senior Center, we have all kinds of stuff to do, including billiards, pinochle, dominos, china painting, computer lab, wood carving and more! Open Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The Pasco Senior Center is located at 1315 N. 7th Ave. in Pasco.

SENIOR CENTER BUILDING RENTALS: Looking for a great place to host your next event call the Pasco Senior Center at (509) 545-3459 for more information. We rent large and small rooms for meetings, parties or receptions.

HAPPY FEET - Free Foot Care (Donations Accepted)!: If you reside in Franklin County or Burbank and are over the age of 60 you might qualify for free foot care. (This program is funded by SE Washington Aging and Longer Term Care and Participant Donations). If you do not qualify for the HAPPY FEET Free Foot Care Program not to worry, we also have a Foot Care for Adults (Ages 18+) Program, Cost is $30. For information on either program please call (509) 545-3459 for more information.

Feel free to call our office at 509-545-3456 with any questions OR visit our website at www.pascoparksandrec.com to sign up for these programs!