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This week at Hays Rec

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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!

YOUTH/ADULT SPORTS
SCHOLARSHIP KICK BALL TOURNAMENT!
Round up 10 to 12 friends and help out area youth! Join us for a great day of Kickball. Proceeds from the tournament will help the HRC Scholarship program – which gives low income kids a chance to participate in sports and other activities.
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $75.00
Held on: Saturday, October 5
Time: TBA
Divisions: 6th – 8th graders (Coed div.’s)
9th – 12th graders (Coed div.’s)
Adults 18 & older (Coed div.’s)
Location: Bickle/Schmidt Sports Complex

TINY TAS (2-5 YEAR OLDS)
FREAKY FRIDAYS
Moms or dads, it’s time to drop off your children and spend some time to yourself or with friends. Children will enjoy the morning doing arts and crafts, playing games, having snacks, and developing social interaction skills with other children. We request that children be able to use the restroom by themselves. Each month will have a special theme.
Entry Deadline: Wednesday before each session
Entry Fee: $5.00 per session
Held on: Session 1: Friday, Oct. 4 – Color Day
Session 2: Friday, Nov. 8 – Tales Day
Session 3: Friday, Dec. 13 – Pajama Day
Session 4: Friday, Jan. 3 – Train Day
Session 5: Friday, Feb. 7 – Sweets Day
Session 6: Friday, March 7 – Aliens Day
Times: 9:00 – 11:00am
Ages: 3 – 5
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 12

TASTE BUDS
Come and join us for a story and cooking project. Let your child learn basic cooking skills, including recipe reading and ingredient measuring while building fun in the kitchen. This once a month activity will be a delight for any child.
Entry Deadline: Wednesday before each session
Entry Fee: $3.00 per session
Held on: Monday’s – Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 3, & March 3
Times: 10:00 – 10:45am
Ages: 2 – 5 w/an adult
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 15

MUSIC SPARKS: SHARING
Here’s a chance for you and your child to share the joy of music and learning with the support of the wonderful residents of Cedar View. Each session will be six weeks of songs, instrument play, movement and much more. Participating families will each receive a book and access to a private resource page.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: October 2
Session 2: January 15
Entry Fee: $40.00 per student, each additional sibling $35.00 with each family receiving a book. (Scholarship fee will be $15.00)
Held on: Session 1: Monday’s – Oct. 14 – Dec. 2 No class On October 28, November 25 (Make-up if needed 12/9)
Session 2: Monday’s – Jan. 27 – March 3 (Make–up if needed 3/10)
Time: 10:30 – 11:10am
Location: Cedar View Assisted Living
Ages: 2 – 5 w/adult
Limitation: Min. 4 Max 8
Instructor: JoAnn Jordan, Board Certified Music Therapist

POTTERY AND BOOKS
Pottery and reading, what a great combination. This program will start off with a book followed by painting a piece of pottery that relates to the story. Kids will have a great time using their imagination to create a storybook character or related idea.
Entry Deadline: Wednesday before each class
Entry Fee: $13.00 per session
Held on: Tuesday’s – Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, Feb. 4, & April 8
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Ages: 3 & older w/an adult
Location: Pottery Works – 126 West 9th
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 10
Instructor: Pam Fellers

TWEEN TAS (5 & OLDER)
BE A BOOK COOK: ONE FUN EGG ROLL
Learn to love reading, cooking and healthy nutrition when you become a Book Cook! This new class from the Ellis County Extension links a favorite story book with a fun cooking experience. Enjoy a story about cultural foods, then work together to make egg rolls and sample your creation with several sauces for dipping. Extension Agent Linda Beech will be the class instructor. Recipes available to take home. Class lasts approximately 1 hour Parents are welcome to attend and assist, too!
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $2.00
Held on: Monday, October 7
Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm
Age: 7 – 12
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 4 Max. 12

KIDS N’ TEENS FITNESS CHALLENGE
It is time to get your kid or teen off the sofa and excited about something else other than the TV. This introductory course is designed to get your child excited about being active. Our goal is to motivate and encourage your kid or teen to start and keep a healthy lifestyle. Your teen will be given an exercise logbook, which they will receive Oct. 5. This book will lead them over the length of a month and will be used to engage them in different activities. They will use this book to help keep track of their improvement as well. We will meet again Nov. 2 to discuss their progress and talk about ways to help them keep engaged in that healthy lifestyle. T-shirts, prizes, and awards will also be given out to all participants.
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Saturday’s – October 5 & November 2
Time: Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00am
Session 2: 10:15 – 11:15 am
Ages: Session 1: 7 – 12
Session 2: 13 – 15
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max 25

ADULT LEISURE
ADULT BALLET LESSONS
Come enjoy a dance class for adults. This class is for the beginner as well as those who have taken lessons before. Class attire is ballet leotard and tights or tight fitting (workout) clothes, and any soft soled dance shoe (ballet, jazz, etc.).
Entry Deadline: Session 1: October 2
Session 2: January 15
Entry Fee: $15.00
Held on: Session 1: Friday’s – Oct. 11 – Nov. 22
Session 2: Friday’s – Jan. 24 – March 14
Times: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Ages: 18 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 8
Instructor: Aunalies Unsworth

FUR-EVER FRIENDS: PUPPY COURSE
This class is for puppy’s ages 10 weeks to 6 months. Handler must provide a copy of first round of shots. There will need to be one handler per dog. In this class the puppies will learn socialization and a few of the basic obedience commands. On week 4 of the class, the puppy will have fun with agility obstacles and will also receive a diploma.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: October 2
Session 2: February 26
Entry Fee: $50.00
Held on: Session 1: Monday’s – Oct. 7 – 28
Session 2: Monday’s March 3 – 24
Times: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Ages: 18 & older
Location: Speier Ballpark – 10th & Vine
Limitations: Min. 3 Max. 8
Instructor: Raina Alm – Certified Dog Trainer

FUR-EVER FRIENDS: BASIC OBEDIENCE COURSE
This class is for dog’s that are ages 6 months and up. Handler must provide a copy of shots that include rabies and bordatella. There will be one handler per dog. In this class the handler will be trained to train their dog. They will learn basic obedience which includes sit, down, sit-stay, and down-stay; leave it and how to walk on a leash. A head collar or pinch collar is preferred for this class. NO choke chains are allowed. No flexi-leashes are allowed, prefer a 6-8 foot nylon leash (they will be dragging the leash around). On week 6 of the class, the dogs will have fun with agility obstacles and will also receive a diploma. If the handler is unsatisfied with the dog’s progression, they can retake the class for half price.
Entry Deadline: Session 1: October 2
Session 2: February 26
Entry Fee: $75.00
Held on: Session 1: Monday’s – Oct. 7 – Nov. 11
Session 2: Monday’s March 3 – April 7
Times: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Ages: 18 & older
Location: Speier Ballpark – 10th & Vine
Limitations: Min. 3 Max. 8
Instructor: Raina Alm – Certified Dog Trainer

ACTIVELY 55 CLUB
LITTLE SWEDEN
Let us celebrate in Lindsborg with the Swedish traditions. We will walk through tents full of arts & crafts, Swedish folk dancing, cooking demonstrations, and other entertainment. Food is available for sale. Your meal is not included in the price.
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $12.00
Held on: Saturday, October 5
Time: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Age: 55 & older
Departs from: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 15

TREASURES IN ELLSWORTH TRIP
Come with us for a full day of activities in Ellsworth. We will start the day at Ellsworth Prison. On this trip we will view the prison yard, cells and learn what the prisoners do on a daily base. We will also view the CARES Program (Canine Assistance Rehabilitation Education and Services). After a 3 hour tour we will head downtown to take advantage of the antiques and have lunch. This day is a full day with walking involved so wear your comfortable shoes. Your lunch is NOT included.
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Friday, October 11
Time: 7:30am – 3:00pm
Age: 55 & older
Depart from: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 15

YOUTH WELLNESS
KIDS N’ TEENS FITNESS CHALLENGE
It is time to get your kid or teen off the sofa and excited about something else other than the TV. This introductory course is designed to get your child excited about being active. Our goal is to motivate and encourage your kid or teen to start and keep a healthy lifestyle. Your teen will be given an exercise logbook, which they will receive Oct. 5. This book will lead them over the length of a month and will be used to engage them in different activities. They will use this book to help keep track of their improvement as well. We will meet again Nov. 2 to discuss their progress and talk about ways to help them keep engaged in that healthy lifestyle. T-shirts, prizes, and awards will also be given out to all participants.
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on: Saturday’s – October 5 & November 2
Time: Session 1: 9:00 – 10:00am
Session 2: 10:15 – 11:15 am
Ages: Session 1: 7 – 12
Session 2: 13 – 15
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max 25

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 PUTT-PUTT
Meet us at Precision Valley for some fun team putt-putt, darts, and pool! You can choose your teammate or we’ll find you one when you get there. We’ll see who can cheer on their team the most!
Entry Deadline: October 2
Entry Fee: $2.00
Held on: Thursday, October 3
Times: 5:30 – 6:30pm
Ages: All Ages
Location: Precision Valley – 1500 West 27th
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 40

SPECIAL POPS ADAPTIVE YOGA
The aim of these yoga sessions will be towards stress relief and relaxation. Join me as we experiment with breathing techniques and restorative poses. Mats will be provided.
Entry Deadline: Session1: October 2
Session 2: January 29
Entry Fee: $5.00 per session
Held on: Session 1: Monday’s – October 7 -28
Session 2: Monday’s – February 3 -24
Times: 9:00 – 9:45am
Ages: All ages
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5 Max. 20

SPECIAL POPS – JAM (JUST ADD
MUSIC)
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: October 2
Session 2: November 6
Session 3: December 4
Session 4: January 8
Session 5: February 5
Entry Fee: $5.00 per session
Held on: Session 1: October 8
Session 2: November 12
Session 3: December 10
Session 4: January 14
Session 5: February 11
Times: 6:30 – 7:30pm
Ages: All ages
Location: Recreation Center
Limitation: Min. 5 Max. 12
Instructor: JoAnn Jordan, Board Certified Music Therapist

UPCOMING DEADLINES
Wednesday, October 9
Dodgeball Tournament
Breakfast Bingo
Special Pops Hoedown
Special Pops Tye-Dye Glowing T-Shirts

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