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HRC- Deadline Wednesday Update

Deadline Wednesday Gazette
Welcome to this week’s edition of Deadline Wednesday Gazette.
Here you will find information about deadlines and other exciting things going on at the Hays Recreation Commission!
Please feel free to e-mail us with comments, questions or concerns.
We love to hear from you!

SEASON POOL PASS EARLY BIRD SALE
Next week April 29 – May 3 will be our Early Bird Season Pool Pass sale!! Get your pool passes for only $35.00! After May 3rd passes will be $40.00.
Remember to bring your cards in from last year if you have them.

DEADLINES FOR MAY 1st
If a class is full PLEASE put your name on the waiting list. We always do our best to accommodate everyone so if you are not on the waiting list and we add an additional class you will miss out!

TINY TAS (2-5 YEAR OLDS)
CINCO DE MAYO – NEW
Es tiempo de fiesta! It’s time for a party! Your child will be introduce to a festive Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo! The tasty snack, lively activities, and Spanish words will have your child saying, Muy bien!
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Friday, May 3
Times: 9:00 – 11:30am
Ages: 3 – 5
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 12

MINIATURE HORSE TOUR
Join us for a trip to Blue Sky Farm (located 6 miles north of Hays) to see the registered miniature show horses. See the neat “little farm” designed just for the “littlest horses in Kansas.” Learn how and why they are groomed and see how they are trained in the lounging (round) pen, the obstacle course and how they are taught to pull a cart and give cart rides.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 1
Session 2: May 29
Entry Fee: $7.00 per person
Held on: Session 1: Monday, May 6
Session 2: Monday, June 3
Times: Session 1: 9:30 – 11:30am
Session 2: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Ages: 2 & older with an adult
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 15
Location: Will meet at the Northeast corner of the Wal-Mart Parking lot and then follow each other to the farm

MOM & SON PUTT-PUTT NIGHT
Boys grab that special mom, aunt, grandmother or anyone over 18 for this event. We will play a great game of putt-putt golf. Each participant will play 18 holes of golf. What a great way to spend some time with that special person.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00 per person
Held on: Friday, May 3
Times: 6:30pm
Ages: 3 & older w/ an adult
Location: Precision Valley Golf Center – 1500 W 27th

TWEEN TAS (5 & OLDER)
MINIATURE HORSE TOUR
Join us for a trip to Blue Sky Farm (located 6 miles north of Hays) to see the registered miniature show horses. See the neat “little farm” designed just for the “littlest horses in Kansas.” Learn how and why they are groomed and see how they are trained in the lounging (round) pen, the obstacle course and how they are taught to pull a cart and give cart rides.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 1
Session 2: May 29
Entry Fee: $7.00 per person
Held on: Session 1: Monday, May 6
Session 2: Monday, June 3
Times: Session 1: 9:30 – 11:30am
Session 2: 6:30 – 8:30pm
Ages: 2 & older with an adult
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 15
Location: Will meet at the Northeast corner of the Wal-Mart Parking lot and then follow each other to the farm

MOM & SON PUTT-PUTT NIGHT
Boys grab that special mom, aunt, grandmother or anyone over 18 for this event. We will play a great game of putt-putt golf. Each participant will play 18 holes of golf. What a great way to spend some time with that special person.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00 per person
Held on: Friday, May 3
Times: 6:30pm
Ages: 3 & older w/ an adult
Location: Precision Valley Golf Center – 1500 W 27th

HERSHEYS NATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD PROGRAM
The Hays Recreation Commission will be offering a unique program called the Hershey’s National Track and Field Meet. For this meet, no shoes designated for spikes will be allowed. The meet is designed to allow both the beginner and the advanced to participate on the local level with opportunities to advance to the State meet. T-Shirt will be given out at the end of the event for ever person.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Saturday, May 4
Times: First event starts at 9:00am
Ages: 9 & 10, 11 & 12, 13 & 14 boys & girls as of December 31, 2013
Location: Hays High Track – 2300 East 13th
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 50

MOTHER’S DAY CINNAMON ROLLS A PARENT/CHILD COOKING VENTURE – NEW
Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, so wake up her (or Dad) with the warm, buttery and cinnamon-y smell of fresh baked cinnamon rolls. Using a simple two stage dough, you and a parent will whip up a pan of rolls ready to bake and glaze the next morning. In addition to traditional rolls, we’ll explore variations on the fillings and glazes that make for outstanding combinations. Class includes tasting several types of rolls and taking home a pan of your own. Bring a large mixing bowl, an 8- or 9 inch round or square metal pan, and 1-2 cup container with lid.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Saturday, May 11
Times: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Ages: 5 + (parent participation required)
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 3 Max. 6 child/parent
Instructor: Cathy Drabkin

ADULT LEISURE
ADULT GOLF LESSONS
Are you looking for a great activity to do during the summer? If you are a beginner or just needing to clean up on your skills, why not learn how to play the great game of golf?
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $60.00
Held on: Tuesday’s & Thursday’s – May 7 – 16
Times: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Ages: 18 & older
Location: Ft. Hays Municipal Golf Course – 1450 Golf Course Road
Limitations: Min. 7 Max. 14

CINNAMON ROLLS – NEW
There’s nothing quite like the smell and taste of fresh baked cinnamon rolls…warm, buttery, soft, and cinnamon-y! Using two-stage dough, we’ll whip up a pan of rolls ready to bake and glaze the next morning. In addition to traditional rolls, we’ll explore variations on the dough, fillings and glazes that make for outstanding combinations. In this hands-on class you’ll sample several types of rolls and take home a pan of oven-ready rolls. Bring a large mixing bowl, an 8- or 9- inch round or square metal pan, and 1-2 cup container with lid.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Saturday, May 11
Times: 10:00 – 12:00pm
Ages: 18 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 3 Max. 8
Instructor: Cathy Drabkin

ACTIVELY 55 CLUB
ROCK OUT WELLNESS – NEW
Explore and learn ways music can add to your health routine. Both informational and experiential opportunities will be included each week. Interests of the participants will guide the areas explored and the music used.
Entry Deadline: Session 2: May 1
Session 3: June 26
Entry Fee: $7.50 per session
Held on: Session 2: May 6, 20, June 3
Session 3: July 1,8,15
Ages: 55 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 8 Max. 20

UNDERGROUND SALT MUSEUM
The Underground Salt Museum is the only museum of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The salt story it tells serves as the gateway for exploring such topics as geology, history, health, science, politics and film preservation. Ticket price includes admission, dark ride, and the train ride. After our tour we will head over to Yoder to enjoy lunch at the Carriage Crossing Restaurant. And we will make a stop at the local meat market. Your meal is not included in your fee.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $25.00
Held on: Saturday, May 4
Time: 7:30am – 6:00pm
Age: 55 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max 15

YOUTH SPORTS
HERSHEYS NATIONAL TRACK AND FIELD PROGRAM
The Hays Recreation Commission will be offering a unique program called the Hershey’s National Track and Field Meet. For this meet, no shoes designated for spikes will be allowed. The meet is designed to allow both the beginner and the advanced to participate on the local level with opportunities to advance to the State meet. T-Shirt will be given out at the end of the event for ever person.
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Saturday, May 4
Times: First event starts at 9:00am
Ages: 9 & 10, 11 & 12, 13 & 14 boys & girls as of December 31, 2013
Location: Hays High Track – 2300 East 13th
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 50

SPECIAL POPS
To participate in these activities, a person must:
-be diagnosed with intellectual disabilities
-have a significant learning or vocational problem

To sign up for these activities by the deadline you can contact:
-Haley Nixon at HRC @ haley@haysrec.org or (785)623-2650
-DSNWK Members – Scott Stults @ scott_stults@notes1.dsnwk.org or (785)625-5678
-ARC Members – Gloria VonFeldt @ thearccp@hotmail.com or (785)628-6512
-Visit haysrec.org and sign up online!

Special Pops – LET’S GET MESSY
You will get to experience the fun of squeezing, molding, and playing with different textures! Some activities may include finger painting, sand, noodles, rice, and other fun products! Be dressed to get messy and be ready to have some FUN!
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $2.00
Held on: Thursday, May 2
Times: 6:30pm
Ages: All Ages
Location: Recreation Center

Special Pops – JAM(JUST ADD MUSIC) NEW
Music can make a lot of things better. Come JAM with friends at one or more sessions of fun music filled activities.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 1
Session 2: May 29
Session 3: July 3
Session 4: July 31
Entry Fee: $5.00 per session
Held on: Session 1: May 9
Session 2: June 6
Session 3: July 11
Session 4: August 8
Times: 4:30 – 5:30pm
Ages: All ages
Location: Recreation Center
Limitation: Min. 5 Max. 12

Special Pops – CONCERT
Bring your chairs or blankets, drinks and enjoy a night of great music, energetic musicians, and fellowship. Celebration Church presents a Christian concert for Special Pops participants and staff featuring the Ignite Band! For more information contact Connie Holloway at 785-639-1152.
Entry Deadline: NONE
Entry Fee: FREE
Held on: Saturday, May 11
Times: 6:30pm
Ages: All Ages
Location: North Frontier Park

BICKLE-SCHMIDT SPORTS COMPLEX
COORS LIGHT MENS E&D NIT
You Must register at www.usssa.com for this event. Double Elimination.
Entry Deadline: May 3
Entry Fee: $300.00
Held on: May 11
Limitations: Min. 4 teams
Location: Bickle/Schmidt Sports Complex

UPCOMING DEADLINES
May 8
Celebrate Mom’s
Dad & Daughter Putt-Putt Night
Don Kracht’s Castle Island Trip
Let’s Do Lunch
Messy Monsters
Pottery & Books
Tennis Lessons
NBC Baseball Points Tournament

GROUP FITNESS/WELLNESS!!
TIME
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
5:30AM
TNT
HRC HIIT
TNT
HRC HIIT
HRC HIIT/
DOUBLE TROUBLE (EVERY 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH)
8:15AM
LOW IMPACT
LOW IMPACT
12:15PM
POWER YOGA
LIGHT LUNCH
POWER YOGA
LIGHT LUNCH

1:00PM
SIT N’ BE FIT
SIT N’ BE FIT
4:30PM
VOLTAGE
VOLTAGE
5:30PM
CARDIO MIX
YOGA
CARDIO MIX
YOGA

6:30PM
CORE EXPRESS
CORE EXPRESS

6:45PM
ZUMBA
ZUMBA

All classes are $2.00 to Drop In or save with a punch card! 12 punches for $20.00. Senior Classes are $1.00 each and punch cards are available for 10 punches for $10.00. If you are a member of the Fitness Center you will get half price punch cards!!

Descriptions of each class can be found on our web page!!

We’re Still Havin’ Fun at the HRC!

Missy Droegemeier
Office Manager
Hays Recreation Commission
1105 Canterbury Drive
Hays, KS 67601
785-623-2650
Fax: 785-623-2657
hrc@haysrec.org
www.haysrec.org

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