2012 Winter - City of Auburn

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2012 Winter - City of Auburn

Auburn Parks and Recreation2012 WINTERQuarter Brochureauburnalabama.org/parksAuburn Parks & Recreation


Abbreviation GuideGeneral InformationFee/PayableCOA City of AuburnAAA Auburn Arts AssociationAAB Auburn Advisory BoardINST InstructorAACT Auburn Area CommunityTheatreIAMBK IAMBKProgram fees are listed in boldimmediately following the programdescription, unless otherwise noted.Dates/Days of the WeekDates are listed in month/date format. Forexample, February 1 is listed as 2/1.M MondayT TuesdayW WednesdayR ThursdayF FridaySA SaturdaySU SundayEO Every OtherFacilities/LocationsAHS Auburn High SchoolAHST Auburn High School TrackADB Auburn Dixie BaseballAJHS Auburn Junior High SchoolASC Auburn Soccer ComplexASF Auburn Softball ComplexATPS Auburn Technology Park South - LakeBCC Boykin Community CenterBCG Boykin Community GymDRRC Dean Road Recreation CenterDMSG Drake Middle SchoolGymnasiumDP Drake PoolDSP Duck Samford ParkDTWN Downtown AuburnFBRC Frank Brown Recreation CenterJDCAC Jan Dempsey Community Arts CenterKP Kiesel ParkPSA Premier Spirit AcademySP Samford PoolTCP Town Creek ParkYTC City of Auburn/AuburnUniversity Yarbrough Tennis CenterThe Auburn Parks and Recreation Department Administrative offices are located in the Dean RoadRecreation Center at 307 South Dean Road and are open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.Pre-registration is required for all programs. Unless otherwise noted, registration will be taken Monday- Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. Your early registration makes a difference,as all programs have a minimum participation requirement. Registration is accepted on a first come, firstserve basis. After a class has reached capacity, names will be placed on a waiting list.REGISTRATION: Please stop by the Dean Road Recreation Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. toregister or contact us at 501-2930.PHOTOS: City of Auburn staff will periodically take photos of program participants and park visitors.These photos may be used in our publications, including seasonal program guides, facility brochures,advertisements, and on our website. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please notify thephotographer at that time.WAIVER AND RELEASE: All participants in programs conducted by the City of Auburn Parks andRecreation Department are required to sign a liability/waiver release form. Participants under the ageof 19 will be required to have a parent/guardian sign for them.FEES: Classes with fees paid to the CITY OF AUBURN or AUBURN ADVISORY BOARD must beregistered for in person. If a participant is under 19 years of age, a parent or legal guardian mustcomplete registration. The fees for these classes must be paid at the time of registration. Participantsfor classes paid to the INSTRUCTOR may pre-register by calling 501-2930. Fees for these classes mustbe paid at the first class meeting and the registration form and waiver must be turned in at that time.REFUNDS: Refunds will be given only when a participant cancels from an activity before the first classor tryout day. The Administrative Office must be notified in order to receive a refund. If registrationdoes not secure the minimum number required for a class to be held, the class will be canceled anda refund mailed. To receive a refund where the fee is payable to the instructor, you must notify theinstructor for that class.CEMETERIES: Auburn Parks and Recreation is responsible for Memorial Park, Westview, Pine Hill, andTown Creek Cemeteries. To purchase bronze markers or lots, arrange for burial, or for more information,please pick up the cemetery brochure or contact the Dean Road Recreation Center at 501-2930.PICNIC FACILITIES: Picnic facilities at Duck Samford, Kiesel, Town Creek, Bowden, Sam Harris, MartinLuther King and Felton Little Parks are available for reservations. To reserve a park, contact the DeanRoad Recreation Center at 501-2930.RENT-A-FACILITY: City of Auburn Parks and Recreation facilities and parks are available to the publicfor rental. Rental fees vary depending on the amount of space, equipment, and type of facility needed.For more information on City facilities, please visit auburnalabama.org/parks or refer to our Parks andRecreation Guide, available at the Dean Road Recreation Center. For information on the Historic Nunn-Winston House at Kiesel Park, contact Lynne Furlow at 821-1945.ACCOMMODATIONS: Upon request, qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided withreasonable auxiliary aids and services. To ensure effectiveness of the accommodations, the Cityrequests that the Administrative offices of Parks and Recreation Department be notified of the need atleast 48 hours prior to the program, event, or activity.Please refer to the back of this brochure for a complete listing of all facilities and parks. You may alsorefer to the Parks and Recreation Guide, available at the Dean Road Recreation Center, for a map anddetailed information about each individual park and facility.NOTES: Participants in all Auburn Parks and Recreation programs must be toilet trained. If participantsare not picked up on time from programs, a late fee will be assessed.SERVICE FEES: A $30 service fee will be charged on all checks returned by the bank.2 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Class ListingMartial Arts........................................ 23• Yoshukai Karate - Kids Class• Yoshukai Karate - Adults• Jeet Kune Do• Capoeira• AikidoMusic.................................................... 24• Lee County Gospel Singing Convention• Mommy and Me Music Class• AU Tiger StringsSeniors................................................. 25• Auburn University School of Nursing HealthPromotion Clinics• Golden Age Club• Senior Fit Class• Senior Bridge Club• Let’s Get Ready to Bingo!• Zumba Gold• Young at Heart Club TripsSpecial Interests................................. 27• ABC~123• Leap for the Stars Literacy & Academic Tutoring• Digital Photography for Kids• Geocaching 101• Digital Photography for Teens• Couponing 101 with Jackie• Beginner Photoshop• Digital Photography I• Digital Photography II• Duplicate Bridge Club• Beginning Bridge Class• Adult English as a Second Language• Auburn University School of Nursing HealthPromotion Clinics• French for AdultsSwimming............................................. 30• Now Hiring• Splash PassesTennis................................................... 30• Munchkins Tennis• Future Stars Tennis/Half Volleys Tennis• Private Instruction• Players Tennis• Drills, Skills, & Thrills• Tournament Events• Drive Time Tennis• Cardio Fitness Tennis• ACTA First Friday Tennis MixersTheatre................................................ 33• Act I• AACT Auditions: “Once On This Island Jr.”• AACT Presents: “Once On This Island Jr.”• Elect Performing Arts Drama ClassTherapeutics....................................... 34• Victorian Front Porch Christmas Tour• Save the Date• Weekly Programs• Shining Knights Cheer Team• Special OlympicsParks and Recreation Facilities........ 36RegistrationRegistration for winter programs will be held Nov. 21 – Dec. 23at the Dean Road Recreation Center. Register Monday – Friday,8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, please visit us online atauburnalabama.org/parks or call 501-2930.4 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Department DirectoryAdministration................................................................................................ 501-2930Sari Card................................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2933Administrative AssistantSarah Derrick........................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2934Administrative SecretaryKevin Kelly............................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2932Administrative CoordinatorMeg Rainey........................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2936Public Relations SpecialistBecky Richardson................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2931DirectorParks Services.................................................................................................. 501-2930Superintendent................................................................................................ 501-2930Tom Cardwell........................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2959Athletic FacilitiesRobert Heath........................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2937Cemetery & ParksJames Jennings.................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2938Beautification & Urban ForestryBill Little................................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2935Facilities & MaintenanceParks and Recreation Shop.............................................................................501-2959Leisure Services............................................................................................... 501-2930Alison S. Hall......................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2940Community & Special Programs DirectorSara Hand.............................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2963Cultural Arts Director/Jan Dempsey Community Arts CenterJarrett Jones..........................................................................................................................................................................501-2961Recreation Center Director/Boykin CenterCari Philen............................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2944Art Education SpecialistDana Stewart........................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2939Special Programs CoordinatorDee Watson.......................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2948Recreation Center Director/Frank Brown & Aquatics ManagerMelissa Weldon.................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2946Recreation Center Director/Dean Road & Youth Enrichment ManagerAthletics........................................................................................................... 501-2930Robby Carter........................................................................................................................................................................ 501-2976Softball Complex DirectorTravis DeBardelaben............................................................................................................................................................ 501-2921Tennis Center DirectorStephen Dickerson............................................................................................................................................................... 501-2945League Sports CoordinatorDavid Hume.......................................................................................................................................................................... 501-2922Tennis ProfessionalJeff Lee.................................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2941League Sports CoordinatorHouston Manning................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2942Athletic Programs DirectorRyan Molt.............................................................................................................................................................................. 501-2943League Sports CoordinatorAuburn Parks & Recreation 5


Special Events & Holiday HappeningsPolar Express Holiday EventAll aboard the Polar Express! Children ages 5 and up are invited to hop aboard the Polar Express and recreate this magical ride to the North Pole!Activities include arts & crafts, sweets & treats, and much more. Wear your favorite holiday pajamas and enjoy sipping on hot cocoa while visitingwith Santa and Mrs. Claus and their holiday helpers! Last year’s event SOLD OUT, so purchase your tickets in advance! The Polar Express HolidayCelebration is presented by Auburn Parks and Recreation, the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center, and the Auburn Arts Associations and sponsoredby HobbyTown USA, Kinnucan’s, and the East Alabama Community Ballet. Tickets will be on sale Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9 & 10, ONLYfrom 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center. $8/child. Payable to the AAA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & under SA 12/3 10 a.m. JDCACsa 12/3 1 p.m. JDCACContact: Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center • 501-2963 • auburnalabama.org/artsHoliday Art SaleJoin the Auburn Arts Association, Auburn Parks and Recreation, and the Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center for the 5th Annual Holiday Art Sale.Local artists will be selling paintings, pottery, stained glass, photography, cards, jewelry, hats, scarves, and much more! Cross shopping off yourChristmas to-do list! FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll sa 12/10 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. JDCACContact: Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center • 501-2963 • auburnalabama.org/artsHoliday Field Trip to the Montgomery ZooAuburn Parks and Recreation has the perfect cure for the winter blues! Kids, grab your friends and join us for a trip to the Montgomery Zoo. See over700 animals from five different continents, all housed in natural, “barrier free” habitats. Bring a brown bag lunch and we’ll picnic with the giraffes.Participants must be registered by Thursday, Dec. 22. $15. Payable in CASH on the day of the trip.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location3rd - 6th grade W 12/28 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. DRRCContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.org23rd Annual Daddy-Daughter Date NightThis is a night for memories! Come dance the night away at the 23rd Annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night. Dads and daughters, enjoy an evening ofdancing, refreshments, pictures, and surprises! Put your best foot forward in our dance contest and don’t miss your chance to take home one of severaldoor prizes! Last year, this event SOLD OUT, so be sure to purchase tickets early. Join us for one of three nights of music, memories, and fun! Ticketsgo on sale Monday, Dec. 12 at 8 a.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. $30/couple & $5/additional child. Payable to COA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & under R 2/9 5:30 - 8 p.m. Lexington HotelF 2/10 6:30 - 9 p.m. Lexington Hotelsa 2/11 6:30 - 9 p.m. Lexington HotelContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2939 • dstewart@auburnalabama.org6 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Special Events & Holiday Happenings23rd Annual Love Your Heart Run & 5th Annual Crank Your Heart RideJoin the Exceptional Outreach Organization and Auburn Parks and Recreation for the 23rd Annual Love Your Heart Run benefiting individuals withspecial needs and supporting our Annual Therapeutic Summer Camp, Special Olympics of Lee County, Best Buddies of Auburn University, and othertherapeutic programs. Participants may choose to run or walk either a one-mile course or the Love Your Heart 10K (6.2 mile) course. And back for thefifth year is the Crank Your Heart Ride, which will consist of a 3.5, 11, and 22 mile bike ride. All routes begin and end at Chewacla State Park.Individuals wishing to participate may register online by visiting Active.com or LoveYourHeartRun.com. Applications may also be picked up at areagyms or the Dean Road Recreation Center. The early bird registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 3 to guarantee a t-shirt.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll sa 2/18 6:15 a.m. chewacla State ParkContact: Alison Hall • 501-2930 • ahall@auburnalabama.orgMark Your CalendarsIt’s never too early to plan ahead for spring! Auburn Parks and Recreation has a spring calendar full of special events for allages! Make plans to come see us and as always, visit us online at auburnalabama.org/parks for the latest news and eventinformation.Mar. 17…..Bike Bash 2012 - Join the City of Auburn and the Auburn Bicycle Committee for Bike Bash 2012 on Saturday, Mar.17 at Ogletree Elementary School. This annual event promotes bicycling as a healthy leisure activity and highlights bicyclepaths around the community. Enjoy bike rides of varying distances, live music, demonstrations, safety checks, children’sactivities, and more. For more information, or to register, visit auburnalabama.org/cycle.Apr. 7…..31st Annual Easter Egg Hunt Sponsored by Wells Fargo- OK, so the Easter Bunny might consider it the 1stAnniversary of the 30th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Either way, make plans to join us on Saturday, Apr. 7 at 11 a.m. at Kiesel Parkfor Auburn’s largest, FREE egg hunt! Free for ages 12 and under, the hunt features 30,000 eggs hidden over four acres. Justin case it rains, keep 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday free as well.Apr. 28…..2nd Annual Auburn CityFest 5K Race and Fun Run - Kick off Auburn CityFest 2012, presented by the Opelika-Auburn News, with the 2nd Annual Auburn CityFest 5K Race and Fun Run on Saturday, Apr. 28 at Kiesel Park. Proceedsfrom this event benefit Auburn Parks and Recreation’s Scholarship Program. If your canine companion is your favoriterunning partner, bring them along for the race! All dogs must be current on their rabies vaccination and remain on a leash.Registration begins Mar. 1 at auburncityfest.com.Apr. 28…..Auburn CityFest 2012 Presented by the Opelika-Auburn News - It wouldn’t be spring in Auburn without thelargest, FREE outdoor arts & crafts festival! Join us for Auburn CityFest 2012, presented by the Opelika-Auburn News, onSaturday, Apr. 28 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. This FREE community event has it all, including live music; food, arts & crafts, fine arts,and non-profit vendors; children’s activities; a juried art show; and much more! We can’t fit it all here, that’s why you need tohead over to auburncityfest.com to check out everything you need to know about one of Auburn’s favorite spring traditions!May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31…..May Sundown Concert Series at Town Creek Park - Join us for one of Auburn’s newesttraditions - the May Sundown Concert Series at Town Creek Park. Enjoy free performances by your favorite local and regionalmusicians every Thursday in May at 6 p.m.Auburn Parks & Recreation 7


Arts and CraftsOpen StudioA chance for artists in the community to meet in a fun and encouraging environment. Bring your artwork, supplies, and ideas and join your artist peers.We will inspire, encourage, critique, and share art ideas. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult F Ongoing 1 - 3 p.m. JDCACContact: June Dean • 618-975-6391 • junebugart50@gmail.comYour Craft Projects – Knit, Crochet, Smock and MoreBring whatever project you are working on and enjoy the company of others with similar interests. The goal is to share your talents with others aspiringto the same craft. Some participants are advanced in their subject matter while others are just learning. It is a GREAT opportunity to learn a newcraft. Crafts currently demonstrated include knitting, crocheting, smocking, sewing, scrapbooking, needlepoint, cross stitch and more. Children arewelcome to share the fun with parents. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Locationall r (EO) 1/5 - 3/1 5:30 - 7 p.m. JDCACContact: Liz Jennings • 749-0877 • br549.2010@hotmail.comBrandy Ezelle • 728-1590 • brandyezelle@charter.netOils, Acrylics and Mixed MediaThis class is designed around the individual artist. Oil, acrylic, and mixed media techniques, along with old masters techniques, will be taught to suitthe individual student whether a beginner or professional. You will accomplish what your inspiration desires to paint. Private lessons are also availablefor all ages at the convenience of the student and the JDCAC schedule. Please contact instructor for times and availability. $15/class. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll tWR 1/3 - 3/1 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Pat Langston • 740-7738 • saugahatcheeart@aol.comArt for HomeschoolersJoin us in learning about artists and art techniques while exploring your own art style. These explorations can include mixed media, painting, clay,drawing, and sculpture. Themes covered in the past include landscapes, portraits, animals, and 3-D works. Classes will be broken into two groups(ages 5 - 9 and 10 - 18) to allow for age-appropriate art experiences. Please register in advance. $50/first child. $45/additional sibling. Payable tothe AAA.Session I:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 9 W 1/11 - 2/29 9 - 11 a.m. JDCAC10 - 18 W 1/11 - 2/29 9 - 11 a.m.Session II:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 9 r 1/12 - 3/1 9 - 11 a.m. JDCACContact: Amy Kaiser and Shelley Shields • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.net8 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Art Gallery Winter 2012 Exhibition ScheduleJan Dempsey Community Arts CenterPhoto XIII Juried ExhibitionOct. 14 - Dec. 12 – Annual photography competition featuring works by regional artists and photographers.From One to InfinityJan. 4 - Feb. 10 – An exhibition featuring works inspired by, related to, or utilizing numbers.Winter Invitational 2012Feb. 20 - Mar. 30 – An exhibition of works by artists who formerly resided in Auburn.Arts and CraftsNew! Smart Arts: Special FriendsSmart Arts specifically designed for children with disabilities. Here we will explore our five senses with many sensory activities. Painting, collage, clay,and textured art will be experienced each week. $60/session. Payable to INST.Session I:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationK - 5th grade T 1/3 - 1/24 4 - 5 p.m. JDCACSession I:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationK - 5th grade T 1/31 - 2/21 4 - 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Summer Williams • 329-9361 • winsleycoan@yahoo.comNew! Smart Arts: Little Amigos Learn SpanishUno, dos, tres! Join us as we learn colors and counting in Spanish. Songs, literature, and art will be incorporate each week! $60. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location3 - 5 W 2/1 - 2/22 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Summer Williams • 329-9361 • winsleycoan@yahoo.comNew! Smart Arts: Preschool Cooking CampA pinch of art, a scoop of math, a handful of reading, and a cup of social skills make for a perfect preschool cooking camp! Join us and learn how touse FUN as your main ingredient! Table etiquette, table setting, and easy recipes will be taught. $60. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location3 - 5 W 1/4 - 1/25 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Summer Williams • 329-9361 • winsleycoan@yahoo.comSmart Arts: Tiny TotsTiny Tots is a mommy and me art class that includes reading, songs, social interaction, and fun! $60/session. Payable to INST.Session I:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 mos. - 3 F 1/6 - 1/27 9 - 9:45 a.m. JDCACSession II:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 mos. - 3 F 2/3 - 2/24 9 - 9:45 a.m. JDCACContact: Summer Williams • 329-9361 • winsleycoan@yahoo.comThe Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center will be closed to the public the week of Nov. 21 - 25 for building maintenance.Auburn Parks & Recreation 9


Arts and CraftsNew! Creative Writing for HomeschoolersThis nine-week class is designed for students to expand their writing capabilities creatively. With a certified teacher’s guidance, they will write restaurantreviews, poetry, a magazine for homeschoolers, and more. Painting, collages, etc. will accompany their writing. $65. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 13 M 1/9 - 4/23 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. JDCACContact: Summer Williams • 329-9361 • winsleycoan@yahoo.comPrivate Art LessonsArtist and educator Laurie Brenden offers private and semi-private art lessons in addition to her group classes each quarter. A private lesson is for onestudent. Semi-private lessons are for two students. Students can be siblings, family members, friends, etc. These lessons are available by appointmentonly and spaces are limited! Please contact the instructor directly for more information or to sign up for private art lessons. $80 (6, one-hour sessions)+ $20 materials fee. Semi-private lessons: $60 (6, one-hour sessions) + $20 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 & up By request 1/6 - 3/2 By request JDCACContact: Laurie Brenden • 704-3343 • brendendesigns@charter.netNew! Kids Can Draw: 3-DLearn how to draw in 3-D using height, width, and the illusion of depth using PBS favorite, Commander Mark’s “Imagination Station.” Students willlearn how to add interest and depth to their drawings while familiarizing themselves with Mark’s Twelve Renaissance Words for Drawing in 3-D. Somebasic drawing skills will be covered. Skill Level, Basic: No prior experience required. Small group instruction. All supplies are included. $80. Payableto INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 - 9 F 1/13 - 3/2 3:30 - 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Laurie Brenden • 704-3343 • brendendesigns@charter.netMixed - Media PizzazzExplore new and fun ways to make art by exploring multiple media. Students will explore creativity and imagination while making unique painting projectsusing markers, paint, crayons, and more. Skill Level, Basic: No prior experience needed. Small group instruction. All supplies are included. $80. Payableto INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 - 8 t 1/12 - 3/1 3:30 - 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Laurie Brenden • 704-3343 • brendendesigns@charter.netAnime Drawing: Manga PeopleManga is a Japanese style of comics. In this class, we will learn how to draw rocking boys and cool girls. Each student will be encouraged to develophis or her own anime/manga characters and unique style of drawing. Skill Level, Intermediate: Student needs prior drawing experience. (Taking theBasic Drawing course is a prerequisite if the student has never taken a drawing class). Small group instruction. All supplies are included. $80. Payableto INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location10 - 15 M 1/9 - 2/27 3:30 - 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Laurie Brenden • 704-3343 • brendendesigns@charter.net10 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Arts and CraftsBeginning WatercolorThis class will give the basics of watercolor. Students will learn the use of paints, paper, and brushes. Instruction will include color, value, andtechniques of watercolor. There will be demonstrations on different subjects such as landscapes and still life, with consideration for students’ needs.Experimentation with materials and techniques will be encouraged. Materials list will be available at first class. $75. Payable to the AAA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location15 & up R 1/12 - 3/1 1 - 3 p.m. JDCACContact: Cindy Mask • 444-4308 • maskcyn@gmail.comDrawingLearn to accurately recreate on paper what appears 3-dimensional. Students will learn to sight proportions and use value to depict form. This classis for both beginning and intermediate students. Lessons will alternate between careful rendering and a looser more gestural style. Pencil, charcoal,pastels, and erasers will be explored. Some techniques from “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” will be used. Materials list will be available atfirst class. $75. Payable to the AAA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location15 & up W 1/11 - 2/29 1 - 3 p.m. JDCACContact: Cindy Mask • 444-4308 • maskcyn@gmail.comAdvanced StudioStudents will be encouraged to explore elements of design and demonstrate how the use of a single medium (pastel, watercolor, etc.) can lead tomultiple results. Any student with some experience of drawing and/or painting is encouraged to extend their creative options in this class. Materialslist will be available at first class. Class will meet for eight weeks. $75. Payable to the AAA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location15 & up R 1/12 - 3/1 9 - 11 a.m. JDCACContact: Cindy Mask • 444-4308 • maskcyn@gmail.comNew! Poetry for Homeschoolers w/CraftingIn this class, students will explore poetry through reading, writing, and illustrating various types of poems. $60. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 14 T 1/17 - 2/28 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. JDCACContact: Ashley Brown • 256-335-0971 • abrown1896@aol.comNew! Journal Making for KidsLearn how to use decoupage techniques to make a journal out of a plain composition notebook with scrapbook paper, cardstock, and more. $20. Payableto INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 14 SA 2/4 9 - 11:30 a.m. JDCACContact: Ashley Brown • 256-335-0971 • abrown1896@aol.comNew! Journal Making for AdultsLearn how to use decoupage techniques to make a journal out of a plain composition notebook with scrapbook paper, cardstock, and more. $20. Payableto INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 14 SA 2/11 9 - 11:30 a.m. JDCACContact: Ashley Brown • 256-335-0971 • abrown1896@aol.comNew! Hands-on Art through the Ages WorkshopsTake some fun and interesting steps through time and enjoy an integrated art history study that allows participants to engage in hands-on studio artwhile moving from ancient cave paintings to modern art. Numerous in-depth PowerPoint presentations showcase the instructor’s photographs fromaround the world. Educational, interesting, and fun! All materials included in tuition. $60. (4, two-hour classes.) Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationJr. HS - Adult SA 1/7, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18 10 a.m. - noon JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.comAuburn Parks & Recreation 11


AthleticsYouth BasketballRegistration for the 2011 - 2012 basketball season has ended. All leagues are full. Participants who have signed up should attend skills testing asrequired. Please visit auburnalabama.org/basketball for skills testing dates and season schedules.High School BasketballRegister for high school basketball through Dec. 2. Registration is held weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. Playersmust register as a team. Minimum of 8, maximum of 10 players/team. Players on school teams are not eligible to participate. Registration numbers arelimited, so sign up early. There is a mandatory league meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. Each teammust have a team captain and one parent representative present. $45/player. Payable to COA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8th - 12th grades TBD Jan. - March TBD FBRCContact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgAdult BasketballThis league is for adult men and women (no high school players). Competition is divided into two leagues: a fast paced league and slow break league.If there are not enough teams, the leagues will be merged. Season ends with a tournament for qualifying teams. Registration will be held Nov. 7 -Dec. 9, on weekdays from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. There is a mandatory manager meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15,at 5:30 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. $405/team. Payable to AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult TBD 1/3 - 3/9 tbd bcgContact: Ryan Molt • 501-2943 • rmolt@auburnalabama.orgStart Smart BaseballThis is a six-week program offering a chance for parents and children to attend an hour-long class each week. Each week, exercises increase in difficulty.Participation is limited to the first 10 children. Registration will be held weekdays, Feb. 22 - March 16, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Dean RoadRecreation Center. $50. Payable to AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 TBD TBD TBD DRRCContact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgSpring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, and Soccer RegistrationBirth certificates are required for registration. All arrangements for scholarships must be made prior to registration. For more information, contactAuburn Parks and Recreation at 501-2930.Online RegistrationBaseball, Softball, and T-BallJan. 16 - Feb. 4auburnalabama.org/baseballYouth SoccerJan. 16 - Feb. 1auburnalabama.org/soccer AWalk-in Registrationbaseball, Softball, and T-BallSaturday, Feb. 4 • 10 a.m. - noondean Road Recreation CenterYouth SoccerWednesday, Feb. 1 • 6 - 7 p.m.auburn Soccer Complex12 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Eligibility for Participation in Athletic Programs1. Child must live in the City of Auburn or parent/guardian must work in the City of Auburn.2. Children not meeting the residency or parent work requirements will be placed on hold and added to teams at thediscretion of the league after the registration period. These individuals will have a 50% increase in his/her fee.VOLUNTEER COACHESAll coaches in Auburn Parks and Recreation’s athletic programs are volunteers certified through National Youth SportsCoaches Association. Coaches should have a basic knowledge of the sport they coach. A philosophy of participation,fun, sportsmanship and fundamentals of the sports are stressed to the coaches. Coaches are asked to complete a basicapplication/information form prior to their selection, as well as a criminal background check consent form. If you areinterested in making youth sports fun for kids, you may pick up a form at Dean Road Recreation Center.CDBG Sports Voucher ProgramThe City of Auburn has allocated Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to pay for registration fees foryouth (up to age 18) to participate in sports programs available through the Auburn Parks and Recreation Department.CDBG funds may be used to pay for registration fees up to $50. To qualify for assistance, the household must meet theincome requirements. Funds are available for a limited time. For more information contact:City of Auburn Economic Development Department Community Development Division122 Tichenor Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830 • Phone: (334) 501-7280 • Fax: (334) 501-7289AthleticsDixie Youth T-BallBoys and girls are invited to participate in spring t-ball. No skills testing necessary for t-ball participants. See the spring registration dates for onlineand walk-in registration dates. $60+ online fees/$70 walk-in. Payable to ABSA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 & 6* TBD Mid-March - June tbd dsp*as of April 30, 2012Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgDixie Youth BaseballSign up for spring baseball! Any player ages 7 - 12 who did not participate in spring 2011 baseball should attend skills tests on Saturday, Feb. 18 at1:30 p.m. at Duck Samford Fields 4 - 7 (9 year old testing @ 2:30 p.m.). See the spring registration dates for online and walk-in registration dates. $65+online fees/$75 walk-in. Payable to ABSA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 12* TBD Mid-March - June tbd dsp*as of April 30, 2012Contact: Steve Dickerson • 501-2945 • sdickerson@auburnalabama.orgDixie Boys BaseballSign up for spring baseball! Games will be held twice a week with at least one day of rest between games. Any player ages 13 - 14 who did notparticipate in spring 2011 baseball should attend skills tests on Saturday, Feb. 18 at noon at Duck Samford Park Field 1. See the spring registrationdates for online and walk-in registration dates. $65+ online fees/$75 walk-in. Payable to ABSA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location13 - 14* M - F Mid-March - June tbd dsp*as of April 30, 2012Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgDixie Majors BaseballSign up for spring baseball! Online registration will be held Jan. 16 - March 16 for this league only. Sign up at auburnalabama.org/baseball. One-daywalk-in registration will be held Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 a.m. - noon at the Dean Road Recreation Center. $65+ online fees/$75 walk-in. Payable to ABSA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location15 - 19* TBD May - June tbd aHS*as of April 30, 2012Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgAuburn Parks & Recreation 13


AthleticsDixie SoftballSign up for spring softball! Any player ages 7 - 12 who did not participate in spring 2011 softball should attend skills tests on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 1:30p.m. at Felton Little Park. See the spring registration dates for online and walk-in registration dates. Game days are subject to change. $65+ onlinefees/$75 walk-in. Payable to ABSA.Darlings:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 8* TR Mid-March - June TBD FLP*as of Dec. 31, 2011Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgAngels:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location9 - 10* MW and/or R Mid-March - June TBD FLP*as of Dec. 31, 2011Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgPonytails:Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location11 - 12 MW and/or R Mid-March - June TBD FLP*as of Dec. 31, 2011Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgYouth Recreational Soccer LeaguesAuburn Soccer Association’s Youth Recreational Leagues are designed to teach the basic skills of soccer and foster a love of the game within a formatof fun. We employ small sided & full field games in order to promote player development. Team jerseys and socks are provided. The RecreationalLeagues are focused on fun, friendship, and player development. See the spring registration dates for online and walk-in registration dates. $60online/$70 walk-in. $10 late fee for registration received after Feb. 1. Payable to ASA.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 - 15 TBD Sept. - Nov. tbd ascContact: Ryan Molt • 501-2943 • rmolt@auburnalabama.org*Checks accepted at walk-in registration only.*Birth certificate required for all players.2012 Youth TrackChildren of all skill levels are welcome to participate in our Recreational Track Program. Success is judged by personal improvement, working togetheras a team, and above all - fun! Training will be designed to prepare the team for the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association District V State trackmeets. Registration will be held weekdays Feb. 22 - March 16 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Dean Road Recreation Center. $45/participant(includes t-shirt). Payable to AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location9 - 14* tba tba tba aHS Track*as of Dec. 31, 2012Contact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.org14 Auburn Parks & Recreation


AthleticsYouth Lacrosse Spring Instructional LeagueThe Auburn Youth Lacrosse Club will host their spring league March - May 2012. Boys and girls play separately. Players will be grouped by grade.This league is open to first-time and experienced players. All players MUST have proper lacrosse gear and US Lacrosse membership in order to play.Registration forms can be found online or at the Dean Road Recreation Center. All registration and payment should be submitted to the Dean RoadRecreation Center. Registration will be held Dec. 12, 2011 - Jan. 27, 2012. Fee TBD. Payable to AYLC.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location1 st - 11 th grades tbd tbd tbd tbdContact: Houston Manning • 501-2930 • hmanning@auburnalabama.orgauburnyouthlax.com • auburnyouthlax@gmail.comYouth Recreation League Age GroupsFall 2011 - Spring 2012Age Group Date Cut-Offsunder 6 8/1/05 - 7/31/07under 8 8/1/03 - 7/31/05under 10 8/1/01 - 7/31/03under 13 8/1/98 - 7/31/01under 16 8/1/95 - 7/31/98Drop-in BasketballCome by the Frank Brown Recreation Center and claim your spot on the courts during our open gym hours. Get a workout while having fun playing agame of basketball. All games last 12 minutes or 12 points. FBRC staff operates the clock. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up M - F Ongoing 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. FBRCsu ongoing 1:30 - 4 p.m. FBRCContact: Wilma Core and David Dumas • 501-2962Birthday Party Packages/ShowersArty Party Music Birthday PartyCelebrate a birthday or have a group play date! This is an interactive party with singing, dancing, instruments and more! Various themes are available.$100 for up to 12 guests. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location1 - 4 by request By request By request JDCACContact: Rebecca Miller • 209-0171 • rmiller45@gmail.comRecreational Birthday PartyLet the fun begin! Recreational birthday parties really keep the kids moving. We provide the place, gym, game room, decorations, plates, napkins,cups, utensils, tables, chairs, and the clean-up…you provide the birthday child, guests, food, drinks, send out invitations, and the cake! Parties shouldbook at least two weeks in advance. Payment must be made at time of booking. Price based on a maximum of 25 participants for two hours. Partiesfor ages 13 - 16 include a PA system - you provide the music. $80 ages 5 - 12/$120 ages 13 - 16. Payble to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 16 SA Ongoing 1 - 10 p.m. FBRCContact: Wilma Core • 501-2962 • walexander@auburnalabama.orgAll About ShowersWhile baby showers can give a mom or mom-to-be some much-needed provisions for her growing family, these gatherings are much more thangifts! They provide a chance for her to relax and enjoy the camaraderie of close friends and family who can offer encouragement and advice. Showerincludes games, decorations, plates, napkins, cups, utensils, tables, and chairs. $80. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Locationall sa ongoing 1 - 7 p.m. FBRCContact: Wilma Core • 501-2962 • walexander@auburnalabama.orgAuburn Parks & Recreation 15


Birthday Party Packages/ShowersCelebrate With Clay Pottery PartyCelebrate a special day (perhaps a birthday, or block party, or gathering of cousins!) by hosting an active make-it-in-clay event. Three to 10 participants willgather at the Dean Road Ceramics studio for two hours to make a fun clay project using hand-building techniques. You select the project from such choicesas Secret Keeper Pockets, Coiled Critter Sculptures, or Fantasy Fish Dishes, and celebrants make and glaze their projects during the clay session. Afterthe clay has dried, the projects will be fired in the kiln and can be picked up within two weeks after your pottery event. Day and time of your clay potteryparty is to be arranged with instructor and is subject to studio availability on Monday through Friday. $20/person + $5 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 16 By request By request By request drrcContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netCeramicsIntermediate Adult Ceramics ClassThis class meets the needs of the more experienced ceramics students. We will explore handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques, as well asexperimenting with slips and glazes. The instructor will lead group discussions and critiques throughout the class that focus on design, technique, andconcept. Clay and glaze materials will be provided. Previous ceramic experience is required. Pre-registration is required. $90 + $20 materials fee.Payable to AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up R 1/5 - 3/1 5:15 - 7 p.m. DRRCContact: Cari Philen • 501-2944 • cphilen@auburnalabama.orgIndependent Studio I for AdultsIndividuals who have had experience in ceramics and pottery may work in the studio independently during center hours. Enjoy working in our studio,which offers opportunities to handbuild ceramics and throw on our potters’ wheels. A selection of clay will be available for purchase with glazeand firing fees calculated into the cost. There will be no instructor, so please be aware of the days and times classes are held. Please know that allIndependent Studio Members will be required to sign in and out of the studio each day and assist in keeping the studio clean. Please check our websiteto obtain hours at auburnalabama.org/ceramics. Please contact the coordinator to obtain permission to register. $35. Payable to AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up M - R 1/3 - 3/2 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. DRRCF 1/3 - 3/2 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. DRRCContact: Cari Philen • 501-2944 • cphilen@auburnalabama.orgNew! Artists’ Style, In Clay! Handbuilding for HomeschoolersCome learn and refine handbuilding techniques to create clay pieces inspired by a variety of artists. From ancient cave paintings to Picasso CubistFaces to Wayne Thiebaud Food Sculptures, you will create your own interpretation of artists’ style. During the class you will create and glaze yourprojects, and then they will be fired in the studio kilns when they are dry. Your finished creations will be ready for you to pick up from the studio withintwo weeks of the last day of class. Our materials fee covers the cost of clay, glazes, and kiln firings. Pre-registration is required.$65/participant. $60/additional sibling. + $20 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 12 T 1/10 - 2/28 10 - 11:30 a.m. DRRCContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.net16 Auburn Parks & Recreation


CeramicsCome and Sling Some Mud with Us!The Ceramics Studio is here for you! Inventive classes will be offered this winter and independent studio memberships are now available.Come by and take a look at our innovative studio space, which includes nine pottery wheels, a stainless steel extruder, a slab roller,commercial-grade kilns, and a RAKU kiln. We offer wheel-throwing and handbuilding classes for all ages. We also open our studio space forthe purpose of educational programming and clay workshops for student and community organizations. If you are interested in teachingclasses or have any questions regarding the studio, please contact Cari Philen at 501-2944 or by email at cphilen@auburnalabama.org.Please check our website to obtain studio hours, special classes, and workshops offered throughout the quarter atauburnalabama.org/ceramics.New! Artists’ Style, In Clay! Afterschool HandbuildingCome learn and refine handbuilding techniques to create clay pieces inspired by a variety of artists. From ancient cave paintings to Picasso Cubist Faces to WayneThiebaud Food Sculptures, you will create your own interpretation of artists’ style. During the class you will create and glaze your projects, and then they will be firedin the studio kilns when they are dry. Your finished creations will be ready for you to pick up from the studio within two weeks of the last day of class. Our materialsfee covers the cost of clay, glazes, and kiln firings. Pre-registration is required. $65/participant. $60/additional sibling. + $20 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 12 T 1/10 - 2/28 3:30 - 5 p.m. DRRCContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netNew! Girl Scout Ceramic and Clay BadgeCome fulfill the badge requirements for the Junior Girl Scout Ceramics and Clay badge in a real working pottery studio! We have all the resourcesyou need to complete requirements (1) Make It With Clay, (2) Coil Up!, (3) Handle With Care, (4) Time For Tiles, (5) Fuel and Fire, (6) Grin and GlazeIt. We can accommodate up to 10 participants attending four, 2-hour sessions. Troop leaders and scouts will have input in determining some of theprojects included in the sessions. Classes will need to be scheduled around other classes taking place at the studio. The cost per participant coversinstructional fee plus clay, use of equipment, glazes, and kiln firings. $50/participant + $15 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location7 - 12* tbd tbd tbd drrc*must be currently enrolled in a troopContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netNew! Daisy and Brownie Scout Clay ExperienceBring your Daisy or Brownie troop in for a fabulously fun experience with clay that includes a tour of a functional ceramics studio and the opportunity to work in clay to make individualclay creations. During the two-hour session, each scout will learn some basic hand-building clay techniques to make Secret-Keeper Wall Pockets, Coiled Critter Sculptures, or Give-Me-a-Hand Pencil Holders (the project will be determined by troop leaders before the class meets). The scouts make and glaze their projects during the clay session, and after theclay has dried, the projects will be fired in the kiln and can be picked up within two weeks of your session. $20/participant + $5 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 9* tbd tbd tbd drrc*must be currently enrolled in a troopContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netNew! Homeschool Throwing Pots for the Young PotterLearn the fundamentals of throwing functional pottery on the wheel. Your world will spin ‘round and ‘round as you learn the basic techniques to throw cups andbowls, with a few handbuilding finishing techniques on the side. Class instruction also includes glaze techniques. Materials fee covers your clay, glazes, use of studioequipment, and kiln firings. Pre-registration is required to reserve your spot. $65/participant. $60/additional sibling. + $20 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location10 - 16 M 1/9 - 2/27 10 - 11:30 a.m. DRRCContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netNew! Time Travel to Ancient EgyptIf you have a passion for the wonders of Ancient Egypt, then this clay class is for you! You will use clay handbuilding techniques to create your owncanopic jar, standing cartouche, and cartonnage face mask. Materials fee covers your clay, glazes, use of studio equipment, and kiln firings. Preregistrationis required to reserve your spot. $65/participant. $60/additional sibling. + $20 materials fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location10 - 15 M 1/9 - 2/27 4 - 5:30 p.m. DRRCContact: Amy Kaiser • 821-0916 • amyekaiser@bellsouth.netAuburn Parks & Recreation 17


DancePractice Dance!Line dance for fun and exercise. Learn a different dance each week. The most popular line dances are included so that you can dance at parties andother dances. New line dances will be included to match songs of popular country artists. Beginners are always welcome. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up M - F Ongoing 8 - 10 a.m. JDCACContact: Wartan Jemian • 740-0785 • wajemian@att.netSquare Dance with the Village SquaresHave fun while learning to square dance! Professional instruction in mainstream square dancing will be alternated with regular dancing throughout theevening. Club members meet every Wednesday evening except on major holidays. Our caller is Larry Belcher. Couples and singles are welcome! Callthe coordinator for additional information. $12.50/person/month. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationTeen - Adult W Ongoing 6:15 - 9 p.m. JDCACContact: Sonny Dawsey • 887-9057 • sonnypapa@gmail.comSquare Dance with the Auburn AllemandersLearn to square dance for fun, fitness, and fellowship. Singles and couples are welcome! $15/person/month. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up R Ongoing 7 - 9 p.m. JDCACContact: Polly Majors • 749-1833 • j_majors@bellsouth.netIntermediate Line DancingHave fun with enjoyable exercise in our line dance class. Steps patterns will be taught and then reviewed by practicing with appropriate music. Join us forthe Bosa Nova, Jose Quervo, Think it Over, Slappin’Leather, Boot Scootin’ Boogie, You Wanna’ be happy, All Shook up, Toes in the water, Enchantment,Cowboy Cha Cha, Wild Card, Rio, Two Pina Coladas, Metamorphosized, Red Hot Salsa, Bobbie Sue, Cajun Holiday, Elvira, and others. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult TR 1/3 - 3/1 5 - 6 p.m. JDCACContact: Al Fromhold • 821-8680 • rgfromhold@yahoo.comAUSDA Swing FridayCome out and learn to dance with our one-hour beginner swing lesson, or further your skills in our intermediate lesson. After lessons, enjoy an hour ofsocial dancing with great swing music and dancers of all skill levels. Instruction is provided by the Auburn Swing Dance Association. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationTeen - Adult F 1/6 - 3/2 7 - 9 p.m. JDCACContact: Sullivan Madewell • sam0043@tigermail.auburn.eduLindy WednesdayWhether you are an experienced dancer or a newcomer, come learn the lindy hop, practice your dancing, or just socialize in a relaxed atmosphere. Youdo not need a partner to attend. Instruction is provided by the Auburn University Dance Association. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationTeen - Adult W Ongoing 7 - 9 p.m. JDCACContact: Sullivan Madewell • sam0043@tigermail.auburn.edu18 Auburn Parks & Recreation


The City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for talentedindividuals to teach or instruct recreational classes at our facilities. You provide the expertiseand we will provide the facility and publicity! Our 50,000+ citizens are always looking fornew and exciting classes. Why not be their teacher and get paid?!?Interested? Email us at webparksrec@auburnalabama.org or call 501-2930.DanceDance at Your Wedding Class/Ballroom Dance “Crash Course”Engaged couples can learn to dance to “their song, “or couples who are planning to attend a special event where dancing is featured can learn enoughto let them enjoy attending. Dances include the Waltz, Fox Trot, Rumba, Swing and more. The class consists of one hour sessions (the number ofsessions needed or desired may vary). $10/couple/session. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult By request 1/4 - 2/23 By request JDCACContact: Rhon and Joyce Jenkins • 745-0063 • jenkzr@bellsouth.netIntermediate Social Ballroom DanceDance instruction for those who already know some basics of ballroom dance. Learn additional steps and techniques in dances such as the Waltz,Foxtrot, Ballroom Slow Dance, East and West Coast Swing, Rumba, Cha-Cha, etc. Improve your leading and following skills and learn more confidencein your dance abilities! $64 per couple. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up T 1/3 - 2/21 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. JDCACContact: Rhon and Joyce Jenkins • 745-0063 • jenkzr@bellsouth.netSalsa!Salsa dancing is fun and exciting! Come and learn beginning and advanced techniques of this spicy Latin dance. No partner or previous danceexperience needed. This class will also include the basics in Merengue and Bachata. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationTeen - Adult R 1/5 - 3/1 6:30 - 8 p.m. JDCACContact: Donovan Holloway • 808-256-9436 • dzh0010@auburn.eduArgentine Tango - Six Week Beginners CourseNo partner or previous dance experience needed! We will cover the fundamentals - posture, partner frame, basic vocabulary, and navigating. Preregistrationis required. Contact the instructors to register. $72 for each 4-week series, paid on the first night of class. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult T 1/4 - 2/8 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. FBRCContact: Rick and Lynda Wilson • 404-325-1360 • rickandlynda@tangosalon.comArgentine Tango - Advanced Beginner/Intermediate ClassNo partner necessary. A command of Tango basics is expected. Contact the instructors for more information. $60 for each 4-week series, paid onthe first night of class. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult T 1/4 - 2/22 7:30 - 9 p.m. FBRCContact: Rick and Lynda Wilson • 404-325-1360 • rickandlynda@tangosalon.comIAMBK Creative Dance IThis class familiarizes students with several genres of dance, including ballet, jazz, spiritual step, and many others. Students will learn basic skills fromeach style and will perform at end of session performance. $10. Payable to IAMBK.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 - 10 F Ongoing 5 - 6:30 p.m. BCCContact: Johnnetta Johnson and Michelle DeRoss • trellis234@earthlink.netAuburn Parks & Recreation 19


DanceIAMBK Creative Dance IIThis class is a more advanced version of Creative Dance I. Students will learn different genres of dance and will work together to choreograph routines.An end of session performance will be held. $10. Payable to IAMBK.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 18 yrs F Ongoing 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. BCCContact: Johnnetta Johnson and Michelle DeRoss • trellis234@earthlink.netIntermediate Tribal Fusion BellydanceBellydance is great for relieving stress, increasing stamina, building confidence, and staying fit! Designed specifically for the serious student, this classfocuses on prop use and choreography (zills and veil required, zills may be purchased in class). Emphasis will be placed on proper technique/placementand working as a group. Please bring water (yoga mat optional). Only students with permission from the instructor may register for this class. Spacelimited. $70. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult M 1/9 - 2/20* 6 - 7 p.m. drrc*no class 1/16Contact: Seraphina • otakubellydance@gmail.comPreschool Beginner Ballet & TumblingStudents will learn basic positions and movements, along with dance vocabulary. Dancers will need to provide and wear any color leotard and vinyl/leather ballet shoes. Family and friends will be invited to the last class session. Child must be potty trained. $60. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location3 - 4 W 1/11 - 2/29 4 - 4:45 p.m. DRRCW 1/11 - 2/29 4:45 - 5:30 p.m. DRRCContact: Cindy Wilton • 332-8767 • danceballet99@yahoo.comBeginner - Intermediate Tap, Ballet, and TumblingStudents will learn and review basic positions and movements, along with dance vocabulary. Dancers will need to provide and wear any color leotard,any color tap shoes and vinyl/leather ballet shoes. Family and friends will be invited to the last class session. $90. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 7 W 1/11 - 2/29 5:30 - 7 p.m. DRRCContact: Cindy Wilton • 332-8767 • danceballet99@yahoo.comFitnessAuburn Stride WalkersGrab your sneakers and join Auburn’s favorite walking club! Walkers will meet at one of our various walking trails weekly. Walks are held at your ownpace and distance. Come have fun, make new friends, and walk your way to a healthier lifestyle. The first walk of each month will be held at Kiesel Park.Visit auburnalabama.org/parks and click on the brochure/programs button for monthly schedules. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll mWF 1/4 - 3/2 10 a.m. Varies weeklyContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgDee Watson • 501-2948 • deewatson@auburnalabama.org20 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Seniors, don’t forget to check out our seniors sectionfor information on seniors fitness programs just for you!FitnessCardio Interval BlastJoin us for Cardio Interval Blast! Cardio Intervals are an effective way to burn calories, boost metabolism, and increase endurance. Class includescalisthenics, speed drills, plyometrics, and more. Can be modified to all fitness levels. $100. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up MTR 1/9 - 3/1 8 - 9 a.m. FBRCContact: Vickie Cooper • 663-1690 • coop2571@bellsouth.netNew! PiYoPiYo is all about strength training and core conditioning for people who want to sweat their way to sculpted abdominals, increase core strength, andgreater stability! It’s the perfection fusion equaling strength building, rhythmic movement, and power with a foundation in Pilates and Yoga. Burncalories while transforming your body. $35 or $5 drop-in fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up R *Ongoing 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. FBRC*9 week sessionsContact: Shauna Kilpatrick • 750-5960YogaThis class will explore poses including standing, seated, twist, backbends, and some inversions incorporated with the fundamentals of sun salutations.Poses and sequences are practiced with alignment in mind, offering participants the opportunity to gain confidence, strength, and flexibility. $50.Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up SA 1/7 - 3/3 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. FBRCContact: Erika Crandall • 332-9120Daoyin and BaduanjingCome join us and learn the movements of these two ancient Chinese exercises. Both are still used in China for therapeutic results. The practitionerrelaxes, limbers up the joints, and gives the circulatory and respiratory system a workout by learning to breath the way you did before you were born.Everyone can do this and all are welcome. $50. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location15 & up MW 1/16 - 2/22* 5:10 - 5:55 p.m. FBRC*first class may change due to holidayContact: Irma D. Chang • 887-8831Turbo KickTurbo Kick is the fat-blasting, abs-defining workout that allows you to burn up to 1,000 calories an hour! This class includes a mix of kick boxing and simpledance grooves set to heart-pounding dance music that will have you looking forward to your next workout! $35 or $5 drop-in fee. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up T *Ongoing 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. FBRC*9 week sessionsContact: Shauna Kilpatrick • 750-5960Prenatal YogaThis nurturing class helps prepare the body and mind for the miracle of childbirth, while giving you an hour of peaceful calm. Possible benefits ofprenatal yoga include reduction of common pregnancy discomforts such as sciatica, heartburn, back pain, & digestive troubles, as well as, improvedsleep & mood, and preparation for labor & delivery. $50. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationMoms-to-be R 1/12 - 2/28 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. FBRCContact: Peach Dumars • 663-4401Auburn Parks & Recreation 21


FitnessPilatesGreat for all fitness abilities, Pilates creates a strong core and helps enhance mobility and agility. Flexibility, strength, tone, and body awareness allimprove. Bring your own mat and water bottle. $80. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up TR 1/10 - 3/1 9 - 10 a.m. FBRCContact: Vickie Cooper • 663-1690 • coop2571@bellsouth.netZumbaZumba is the dance-fitness class that’s sweeping the nation - and Frank Brown Recreation Center! This Latin-inspired fitness class is sure to get you moving!Our instructors offer a variety of classes. Please note each class title has a different instructor. Fee information is listed directly above the instructor’s name.Zumba AMAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location13 & up SA Ongoing 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. FBRCFee: $25/10 class punch card or $5/class • Payable to INSTContact: Allison K Kesler • 663-4198 • alikatekesler@yahoo.comZumba AMAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up MWF 1/4 - 3/2 8:50 - 9:50 a.m. FBRCFee: $40/10 class punch card or $5/class • Payable to INSTContact: Abi Eagan • 334-468-0699Zumba AMAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up MWF Ongoing 10 - 11 a.m. FBRCFee: $40/10 class punch card or $5/class • Payable to INSTContact: Jennifer K Barnes • 334-498-1856 • zumbawithjenniferk@gmail.comZumba PMAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up MW Ongoing 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. FBRCFee: $40/10 class punch card or $5/class • Payable to INSTContact: Jennifer K Barnes • 334-498-1856 • zumbawithjenniferk@gmail.comZumba PMAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up TR TBD 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. FBRCFee: $15 for eight classes or $5 drop-in • Payable to INSTContact: Claire Cooper • 205-585-8463 • clrcpr@gmail.comNew! Zumba ToningZumba Toning takes the original Zumba class to the next level by combining targeted body sculpting exercises and a high-energy cardio workout withLatin-infused moves and music. The perfect way to sculpt your body while having a total blast! Participants use light weight toning sticks or dumbbellsto tone target zones. No previous Zumba experience is required. $5/class. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up SA Ongoing 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. FBRCContact: Jennifer K Barnes • 334-498-1856 • zumbawithjenniferk@gmail.com22 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Seniors, don’t forget to check out our seniors sectionfor information on seniors trips just for you!Leisure TripsTeen Scene Field Trip - Wilderness Survival 101Let your instincts come alive and learn to survive. Join Auburn Parks and Recreation and the staff from Little River Canyon Field School in Fort Payne,AL to learn hands-on methods of basic survival skills dealing with water, shelter, food, fire, and getting found. Skills are similar to those shown onpopular TV shows. This program will be OUTSIDE with hands-on activities, hiking, and collecting materials. Dress for a full day of outdoor activities inwinter weather. Dress in layers and be prepared to get dirty. $15. Payable in CASH on the day of the trip. Pre-registration required by Jan. 13.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 15 SA 1/28 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. Meet at DRRCContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgTeen Scene Field Trip to Cloudmont Ski ResortSnow skiing in Alabama?!? You bet! Enjoy a day of winter fun at Alabama’s only alpine ski resort, Cloudmont Ski Resort in Mentone. Enjoy two,1,000 foot slopes to challenge you. Participants should bring a brown bag lunch. The fee includes admission, lift tickets, a beginner lesson, and skiequipment. $55. Payable in CASH on the day of the trip. Pre-registration required by Jan. 27.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 15 SA 2/4 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. Meet at DRRCContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgTiger Trekkers Hiking ClubPut your hiking boots on and join us for some fresh air, good exercise, and an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Join us for a hike on theCherokee Ridge Alpine Trail - South Trail on beautiful Lake Martin. The hike is 3 miles long and moderate in difficulty. Participants must provide a daypack with adequate water and snacks. Proper hiking boots are required. FREE to the public. Pre-registration required by Feb. 10.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up SA 2/18 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Meet at DRRCContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgMartial ArtsYoshukai Karate - Kids ClassKarate is a martial art that emphasizes self-confidence, personal worth, and physical fitness. This class teaches basic strikes, blocks, and kicks.Tournament sparring and self-defense fighting are in a controlled setting. $125/quarter. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 12 TR Monthly 6 - 7 p.m. drrcContact: Travis Page • 332-7000Yoshukai Karate - AdultsKarate is a martial art that emphasizes self-confidence, personal worth, and physical fitness. This class teaches strikes, blocks, and kicks, as well asthrow and ground fighting. Instructor has trained with champions in Japanese Full Contact fighting, Tough Man Boxing, Point fighting and Kickboxing.$125/quarter. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location13 & up TR Monthly 7 - 8:45 p.m. DRRCContact: Travis Page • 332-7000Jeet Kune DoJeet Kune Do, originated by Bruce Lee, is a blend of several fighting systems designed to create a realistic and practical approach to street selfdefense.$30/month. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up TR Ongoing 6 - 7:30 p.m. FBRCContact: John DiJulio & Barry Dorman • 844-9365Auburn Parks & Recreation 23


Martial ArtsCapoeiraCapoeira is a fun and challenging combat game created by slaves in colonial era Brazil, taking elements of African martial arts, ritual, dance, and sport.The game seeks to increase strength, agility, endurance, strategic thought, and quick reactions. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 & up MW Ongoing 6 - 7:15 p.m. FBRCContact: Daniel Omari Norris • 334-408-1617AikidoAikido is a martial art used to defend against and escape from attacks such as grabs, punches, chokes. Weapons “take aways” are also emphasized.$40/quarter. $20 for students. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationTeen - Adult TR Ongoing 6 - 8 p.m. bccContact: James Novak and Dana Eckart • 275-5711MusicLee County Gospel Singing ConventionThis program is offered to develop and practice sight-reading and directing the congregation in singing shape note music. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll T 2 nd Tues./month 6:30 - 9 p.m. FBRCContact: Bonny Wynn • 887-9276June Kirby • 745-6908Mommy and Me Music ClassCome dance and sing with your child! This is a fun and interactive class for parents or caregivers and children. Class includes dancing, singing, playinginstruments, and more. Based on research showing the benefits of music for brain development, this is part of The Music Class curriculum. For moreinformation or class samples go to themusicclass.com. $85/child. $60/additional siblings. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 mths - 4 R 1/5 - 3/1 9:15 - 10 a.m. JDCACr 1/5 - 3/1 10:15 - 11 a.m. JDCACContact: Rebecca Miller • 209-0171 • rmiller45@gmail.comAU Tiger StringsAU Tiger Strings is a community string orchestra for children in grades 2 – 12. It is sponsored by the Music Education Program in the Department ofCurriculum and Teaching at Auburn University. The goal of the program is to contribute to the positive musical development for string students in theEast Alabama area. Members must complete an audition / interview and submit a teacher recommendation form. Orchestra members must provide theirown instrument. Students must have completed Suzuki I or equivalent. $75 per child and $50 for each additional sibling. Music and stands will beprovided. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location2 nd - 12 th grades F 1/13 - 3/2 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. JDCACContact: Kathy King • 524-0467 • kingkat@auburn.edu24 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Attention Active Seniors!Are you looking for something fun to do or would like to make some new friends in the area? If so, then join the AuburnParks and Recreation Young at Heart Club for year-round activities, programs and exciting trips. For more information orto receive our free monthly newsletter, Senior Moments, please contact Dana Stewart at 501-2939.SeniorsSeniors, check out our new Special Interests section for classes that may be of interest to you!Auburn University School of Nursing Health Promotion ClinicsReceive free blood pressure, cholesterol screening, blood sugar, hemoglobin, weight, height, and vision screenings from the Auburn University Schoolof Nursing. This program is ongoing, with breaks at the end of each semester. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll W 1/11 - 4/25 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BCCContact: Linda Byrd • 844-6758 • byrdlin@auburn.eduGolden Age ClubThis enjoyable program is designed for senior citizens. Activities include games, quilting, needlepoint, arts & crafts, and exercise. Consultants onhealthcare and other senior issues are invited to keep us informed on enjoying the Golden Age of Life. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults T Ongoing 9 a.m. - Noon BCCContact: Jessie Williams • 887-5147Senior Fit ClassGreat class for seniors 50 and up with low impact-low intensity all over body workout. This class emphasizes both cardiovascular and toning needs. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults WF 1/4 - 3/2 9 - 10 a.m. FBRCContact: Vickie Cooper • 663-1690 • coop2571@bellsouth.netSenior Bridge ClubSenior Bridge Club meets every Wednesday morning. Limited space. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults W 1/5 - 3/2 9 - 11:30 a.m. FBRCContact: Catherine Goodwin • 887-5317Let’s Get Ready to BINGO!On the first and third Tuesday of each month enjoy the opportunity to play bingo, fellowship with old and new friends, and enjoy a scrumptious meal.There is no cost for this fun program; however, we recommend you bring a covered dish and invite a friend! This is also an opportunity for “The Youngat Heart” to suggest ideas for fun and exciting field trips and speakers. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults T 11/1, 11/15 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. DRRC12/6, 12/20 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. DRRC1/3, 1/17 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. DRRC2/7, 2/21 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. DRRC3/6, 3/20 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgZumba Gold - The Fun Workout for Anyone, Any Age, Any AbilityZumba Gold was designed for the older, active adult, a person who hasn’t been exercising in a long time, or individuals who may be limited physically. The biggestdifference between Zumba Gold and Zumba basic is that Zumba Gold is done at a much lower intensity. It’s just as much fun, just not as fast! Zumba Gold utilizes thesame great Latin styles of music and dance that are used in the Zumba basic program, including the Salsa, Cha-Cha, Rock ‘n Roll and Merengue. The Zumba Goldprogram strives to improve balance, strength, flexibility and most importantly, the heart. When you take the Zumba Gold class be sure to wear comfortable workoutclothing, take water and a towel, along with a “ready to party” attitude! Free to the public. Pre-registration required at the Dean Road Recreation Center.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults R 1/12 - 3/30 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. BCCr 1/12 - 3/30 10 - 11 a.m. FBRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgAuburn Parks & Recreation 25


SeniorsFantasy in Lights® at Callaway GardensYoung at Heart Club TripsHoliday magic shines at Fantasy In Lights®, now in its 19th year! Since 1992, this outdoor light and sound show has glittered with holiday magic for millionsof people. Families from across the Southeast have added Fantasy In Lights® to their list of memorable holiday traditions. This year, experience the 19thAnnual Fantasy In Lights with its eight million lights creating more than a dozen beautiful scenes, and you’ll see why this is the brightest holiday light showin the South! We will stop for dinner on the way to the gardens. The registration deadline has passed. Please contact the Dean Road RecreationCenter regarding a possible wait list. Cost of the trip includes transportation and admission; dinner is not included. $20. Payable to the AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults T 12/6 3:30 p.m. drrcContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewartl@auburnalabama.org1940’s Radio Hour, Faulkner University Dinner Theatre, Montgomery, ALFull of 1940s music, dancing and old-time sound effects, the 1940’s Radio Hour production portrays the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcadeon the New York radio station WOV in December 1942. The narrative concerns the harassed producer whose leading singer is often drunk, the delivery boy who wants achance in front of the mic, the second banana who dreams of singing a ballad, and the trumpet-playing sound effects man who chooses a fighter plane over Glenn Miller.Registration Deadline: Friday, Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. Cost of the trip includes transportation, admission to the performance, and dinner. $30. Payable to the AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults R 12/15 4:30 - 11 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgBig River, Faulkner University Dinner Theatre, Montgomery, ALBased on Mark Twain’s classic 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, this production features music in the bluegrass and country styles in keepingwith the setting of the novel. Though trying to stay “respectable,” Huckleberry Finn runs into trouble when his father, Pap, returns to town. Huck is forcedto fake his own death to escape and joins up with another on the run - Jim, a slave in the search for freedom. As they head down the river, they get suckedinto scams involving two “aristocrats,” one of which lands Jim in chains once again and Huck and Tom Sawyer join together to free him. RegistrationDeadline: Friday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. Cost of the trip includes transportation, admission to the performance, and dinner. $30. Payable to the AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults F 2/24 4:30 - 11 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgThe Explorations in Antiquity Center in LaGrange, GAA living museum of life in ancient times. Through archeological replicas, Biblical meal presentations, lectures, and other personal experiences, ancientMiddle Eastern life becomes real today. Experience ancient biblical life and times as you visit a village and city gate area to see what life was like 2000years ago. See tombs like those in which Abraham and Jesus were buried and catacombs like those early Christians used for worship. Dine with theancients as you share a Passover Meal much like that which Jesus ate at the Last Supper. Registration Deadline: Friday, March 2 at 5 p.m. Cost ofthe trip includes transportation, admission to the performance, and dinner. $35. Payable to the AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults W 3/28 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.org26 Auburn Parks & Recreation


Stay Up-to-Date with the City of Auburn OnlineStay up-to-date on the latest City news and announcements by signing up for the e-Notifier, the City ofAuburn’s FREE email subscription service, at www.auburnalabama.org/e-Notifier. Can’t wait to check youremail? Follow our updates on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofAuburnAL and Twitter at www.twitter.com/CityofAuburnAL. Sign up today and get connected to your Auburn City government.SeniorsLittle Women, Faulkner University Dinner Theatre, Montgomery, ALLittle Women is a musical with a book by Allan Knee, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, and music by Jason Howland. Based on Louisa May Alcott›s classic 1869semi-autobiographical novel, it focuses on the four March sisters - brassy, tomboy-like, aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind-heartedBeth - and their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union Army chaplain during the CivilWar. Intercut with the vignettes in which their lives unfold are several recreations of the melodramatic short stories Jo writes in her attic studio. RegistrationDeadline: Friday, March 9 at 5 p.m. Cost of the trip includes transportation, admission to the performance, and dinner. $30. Payable to the AAB.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationSR Adults R 4/19 4:30 – 11 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgSpecial InterestsToddlersABC~123Join us for a fun-filled quarter of arts & crafts, storytelling, and creative learning. This program reinforces preschool readiness and promotes socializationskills. Field trips may be offered. Children must be potty trained to participate. $125. Payable to COA. Must be registered by Jan. 17.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location3 - 5* MWF 1/9 - 3/2 8 - 11 a.m. FBRC*must be 3 by first classContact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgYouthLeap for the Stars Literacy & Academic TutoringImprove your academic and literacy skills. Sessions include one-on-one tutoring and mentoring. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationPre-K - 3 rd grade M Ongoing 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. BCCContact: Latrista Griggs & Trellis Smith Williams • trellis234@earthlink.netNew! Digital Photography for KidsRemember your first camera and your first picture? Give your child that same experience with the gift of creative expression, new perspectives,confidence, artistic achievement, and fun! This class is for the absolute beginner. A child hooked on photography is a child who rarely says, “There’snothing to do!” Armed with skills, a digital camera, and charged batteries, there’s always something to do – rain or shine. $40. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 th – 8 th grades T 1/10 – 2/28 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.comAuburn Parks & Recreation 27


Special InterestsTeens - AdultsNew! Geocaching 101Are you ready to seek hidden treasure? Got a GPS and would like to learn how to have fun using it? This class is for outdoor enthusiasts interested inlearning about Geocaching, the high tech adventure game that has gained tremendous popularity worldwide. Although not necessary, if participantshave a handheld GPS, please bring it to class. $5. Payable to INST. Must be registered by Feb. 15.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location16 & up F 2/24 6:45 - 8:45 p.m. DRRC, Rm 18sa 2/25 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. DRRC, Rm 18Contact: Melissa Weldon • 501-2946 • mweldon@auburnalabama.orgNew! Digital Photography for TeensPhotography is both art and science. As an art, photography is a marvelous tool of creative, self-expression. It also is a wonderful technical tool,teaching lessons in science (light, math, etc.) and computer skills. And as photojournalists know, a photograph can open a person’s mind or evenchange it. Photography communicates. SLR camera required (i.e. Canon Rebel). $40. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location9 th – 12 th grades T 1/10 – 2/28 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.comNew! Couponing 101 with JackieGot coupons? Learn how to save at least 50% each week on your grocery, household, and personal care expenses. During this class, you will learn thebasics of couponing with a few savvy secrets that will make you a pro at saving money! This class will cover all local grocery store policies and explainthe specific types of store sales and how to take advantage of them. $15. Payable to INST. Must be registered by Jan. 17.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location18 & up R 1/26 6 - 8 p.m. drrc, Rm 18Contact: Jackie Waters • watersgj@knology.netNew! Beginner PhotoshopIf you want to improve the quality of your digital photographs, join us for this fun class. This course will be a basic digital craft course using AdobePhotoshop CS2 - CS5. Creativity and a working knowledge of digital files such as jpegs are essential. Basic digital photography skills will also berequired. A laptop computer, Adobe Photoshop CS2 – CS5, a flash drive to store and transport graphics (4 GB or higher), and digital photos will berequired. Knowledge of Photoshop is a tremendous asset to students entering college, particularly in creative fields such as art or graphic design. Thisclass is beneficial to individuals of high school age or greater. The following subjects will be covered: basic Photoshop tool use; basic photo corrections;retouching, repairing, restoration photographs; typographic design; working with selections; layering techniques, and digital file manipulation usingPhotoshop filters. $40. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationHS – Adult R 1/5 – 2/23 7 – 8 p.m. JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.com28 Auburn Parks & Recreation


LeisureLink – Auburn Parks and Recreation’sWeekly Online NewsletterLooking for a way to stay up-to-date on Auburn Parks and Recreation news, announcements, programs and events? Signup for LeisureLink, your weekly online newsletter from the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department. This FREEpublication comes directly to your inbox each week with news and information on any and everything related to Parksand Recreation. Sign up today at www.auburnalabama.org/leisure. For more information, visit www.auburnalabama.org/leisure or contact Auburn Parks and Recreation at 501-2930.Special InterestsNew! Digital Photography IHave you always wanted to be a better photographer and improve pictures of your travels, children, and compositions? Learn all about your SLRcamera and its functions! In this class, you will learn the basics of SLR camera manipulation as well as composition techniques that will help you becomea better photographer - whether it be to take better pictures of your children or grandchildren, or better travel pictures. This is a beginning course andwill be followed by Photography II and III. SLR camera required (i.e. Canon Rebel). $50. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult R 1/5 – 2/23 10 – 11 a.m. JDCACm 1/9 – 2/27 6 – 7 p.m. JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.comNew! Digital Photography IIThe following themes will be addressed in Photography II: architectural photography; still life photography; photojournalism; black and white; children’sphotography; travel photography; landscape photography. Additional projects may be added as time permits. SLR camera required (i.e. Canon Rebel).$50. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult R 1/5 – 2/23 11 a.m. – noon JDCACm 1/9 – 2/27 7 – 8 p.m. JDCACContact: Julie Sikes-Speir • 745-0972 • julie@julieartstudios.comDuplicate Bridge ClubThe Auburn Duplicate Bridge Club conducts a weekly duplicate bridge session sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League. Participation isopen to bridge players of all levels of play. ACBL membership is not required. Contact the coordinator for fee information.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult R Ongoing 6 - 9:30 p.m. FBRCContact: Jean-Paul Nicol • 821-1959Beginning Bridge ClassCome learn duplicate bridge, the most widely used variation of contract bridge. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult R 2 nd & 4 th Thur./month noon – 4 p.m. FBRCContact: Faye Whidbee • 714-313-9557Adult ESL (English as a Second Language) – Level TwoLearn English needed for everyday conversation and work. $120/session. Side x Side textbook additional $30. Payable to INST.Session IAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult MWF 1/4 – 1/27 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Wesley Bell • 745-1571 • wesbell@juno.comSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult MWF 2/6 – 2/29 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. JDCACContact: Wesley Bell • 745-1571 • wesbell@juno.comAuburn Parks & Recreation 29


Special InterestsAdult ESL (English as a Second Language)Basic, Intermediate, and High IntermediateLearn to speak English well. We’ll practice conversation and learn new vocabulary, correct pronunciation, basic grammar, listening, and much more.Classes are small, so you can practice more. We’ll have fun while we study English! Classes are in three levels: basic, intermediate, and high intermediate.We’ll help you decide your level when you come to class. You may join the class at any time. To help you decide, you can visit any class two days,without charge. Basic and intermediate classes will use Side x Side books. High intermediate class will be based on various topics. Intermediate classwill meet three weeks each month. Basic and High Intermediate class will meet four weeks a month. $80/month Intermediate. $130/month Basic andHigh Intermediate. Fees payable at first class. Side-by-side textbook additional $25. Payable to INST.BasicAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult MF 1/9 – 3/23 9 - 11 a.m. JDCACt 1/10 – 3/20 8 – 10 a.m.Contact: Carol Byrd • ennisbyrd@yahoo.comIntermediateAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult MF 1/9 – 3/23 9 - 11 a.m. JDCACContact: Nimmi Swamidass • nswamidass@yahoo.comHigh IntermediateAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult MWF 1/9 – 3/23 9 - 11 a.m. JDCACContact: Jean Werner • jnwerner2001@yahoo.comFrench for AdultsWelcome to the winter French class! Stay warm and take time to finally learn French! In this session, you will be introduced to new French expressionand improve your reading skills and French pronunciations. $100/session. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAdult RF 1/5 – 3/2 4 – 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Safi Baharanyi · 466-8931 · queensafi2050@yahoo.frAll AgesAuburn University School of Nursing Health Promotion ClinicsReceive free blood pressure, cholesterol screening, blood sugar, hemoglobin, weight, height, and vision screenings from the Auburn University Schoolof Nursing. This program is ongoing with breaks at the end of each semester. FREE to the public.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationALL W 1/11 – 4/25 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. BCCContact: Linda Byrd • 844-6758 • byrdlin@auburn.eduSwimmingFor more information on Auburn City Pools, contact Auburn Parks and Recreation at 501-2930.Now Hiring for 2012 Pool SeasonBeginning January 2, 2012, Auburn Parks and Recreation will accept applications for the 2012 Auburn City Pools Season for the following positions:Pool Manager • Assistant Pool Manager • Aquatics Specialist • Senior Lifeguard • Lifeguard • CashierTo apply, log on to auburnalabama.org/jobs and complete an online application. The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer.2012 Splash PassesSplash Passes for the 2012 pool season will be available for purchase at the Dean Road Recreation Center beginning April 2, 2012. Splash passes are valid forunlimited daily admission to both pools all summer. Individual passes are $50 and $125 for family pass (immediate family members residing in the same house).30 Auburn Parks & Recreation


City of Auburn/Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis CenterThe City of Auburn/Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis Center, located off of Richland Road, is a state-of-the art facilityfeaturing 16 outdoor clay courts, including a stadium court, 12 outdoor hard courts, and 6 indoor courts. We now offer theoption of using a bank draft to prospective and current members for tennis membership enrollment and renewal. For moreinformation, please call 501-2920 or visit us online at auburnalabama.org/tennis.For court fees and membership information, please visit auburnalabama.org/tennis.Notes & Policies• All court rentals are for 1 ½ hours.• Use of the hard courts and indoor courts is subject to availability accordingto AU Tennis Team schedules.• Loaner racquets are available by request.• Proper shoes are required.• Members are allowed to reserve courts two days in advance for thefacility of which they are a member.TennisMunchkins TennisAn activity designed to introduce young children to tennis through games and instruction. A junior size tennis racquet or racquetball racquet will besufficient for this class. Register for one, two, or four days/week or drop in daily. See below for fees. Payable to COA.YTC Member1 day/week/session $5 $102 days/week/session $10 $154 days/week/session $20 $25Session INon-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 - 5 m - R 1/3 - 1/26 3 - 3:30 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 - 5 m - R 1/30 - 2/23 3 - 3:30 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location4 - 5 m - R 2/27 - 3/22 3 - 3:30 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgPrivate Tennis InstructionIf you are looking for individual, semi-private, group or teamlessons, contact Travis DeBardelaben at the Yarbrough TennisCenter at 501-2920. All ages, days, dates, and times by request.All lessons are held at the Yarbrough Tennis Center. Contactinstructor for fees.Auburn Parks & Recreation 31


TennisFuture Stars Tennis/Half Volleys TennisA class designed for beginners and intermediates. Developing basic tennis skills will be the objective, while fun, fair play, and proper court etiquettewill be stressed. Adult size or large junior racquets will be suitable for this class. Instructors reserve the right to move participants to “Players” class ifability is above class level. Register for one, two, or four days or drop in daily. See below for fees. Payable to COA.YTC Member1 day/week/session $10 $152 days/week/session $20 $304 days/week/session $35 $45Session INon-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 - 12 M - R 1/3 - 1/26 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. YTC1 st - 5 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 - 12 M - R 1/30 - 2/23 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. YTC1 st - 5 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location6 -12 M - R 2/27 - 3/22 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. YTC1 st - 5 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgPlayers TennisA class designed for intermediate/advanced players. Instruction will be mixed with match play and practice drills. Developing competitive tennis skillswill be the objective, while fun, fair play and proper court etiquette will be stressed. Instructors reserve the right to move participants to “Future Stars”class if ability is below this class level. Register for one, two, or four days per week or drop in daily. See below for fees. Payable to COA.YTC Member1 day/week/session $10 $152 days/week/session $20 $304 days/week/session $35 $45Session INon-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 18 M - R 1/3 - 1/26 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. YTC6 th - 12 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 18 M - R 1/30 - 2/23 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. YTC6 th - 12 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 18 M - R 2/27 - 3/22 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. YTC6 th - 12 th gradesContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgTournament EventsJan. 4 - 8 – Southern Seniors Men’s and Women’s Indoor TournamentFeb. 11 – Auburn Novice ChallengerMarch 30 - April 2 – USTA Bullfrog Boy’s and Girl’s 12s and 14sLocation: City of Auburn / Auburn University Yarbrough Tennis Center – 501-292032 Auburn Parks & Recreation


TennisDrills, Skills, & ThrillsA class for men & women looking for exercise and wanting to learn a lifetime sport. Class objectives will be learning basic tennis skills and courtpositioning. Tips on singles and doubles strategies will be taught, as well as proper court etiquette. See below for fees. Payable to COA.YTC Member1 session $50 $602 sessions $70 $803 sessions $90 $100Session INon-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up TR 1/3 - 1/26 9:30 - 11 a.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up TR 1/31 - 2/23 9:30 - 11 a.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up TR 2/28 - 3/22 9:30 - 11 a.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgDrive Time TennisA class for the working adult. A great way to exercise, meet people, and learn a lifetime sport. Participants do not need previous tennis experience to be successfuland enjoy this class. Basic tennis skills will be taught, as well as the scoring system and tips on singles and doubles. See below for fees. Payable to COA.YTC Member1 session $30 $402 sessions $50 $603 sessions $70 $80Session INon-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up MW 1/4 - 1/25 6 - 7 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up MW 1/30 - 2/22 6 - 7 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgSession IIIAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up MW 2/27 - 3/21 6 - 7 p.m. YTCContact: David Hume • 501-2922 • dhume@auburnalabama.orgCardio Fitness TennisCome get a great six week, on court, fun-filled workout with music, drills, and stretching. Burn calories and work your way to a healthier you! No tennis experience needed,just the will to move and swing the racquet. The hour includes warm-up, exercise, and cool down. Class size is limited. Sign up early. See below for fees. Payable to INST.YTC MemberPer Session $50 $62Non-MemberAge(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up W 1/4 - 2/8 8 - 9 a.m. YTCContact: Travis DeBardelaben • 501-2921 • tdebardelaben@auburnalabama.orgACTA First Friday Tennis MixersThe Auburn Community Tennis Association will host First Friday Night Tennis Mixers the first Friday of each month. This is a great way to mingle withmembers of the tennis community and make new friends. Refreshments will be provided. $5 for non-members. FREE for members.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location19 & up F 1 st every month 6:30 p.m. YTCContact: Auburn Community Tennis Association • 501-2920 • auburncta@yahoo.comAuburn Parks & Recreation 33


TheatreAct IBeginning acting class inspires imagination and creativity, teaches teamwork, and builds confidence. A performance at the end of class gives your childa chance to shine on stage! $70. Payable to INST.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location5 - 8 W 1/4 – 2/29 4 - 5 p.m. JDCACContact: Melanie Brown • 502-9326 • supersugarmel@gmail.comAACT Auditions: “Once on this Island Jr.”Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) is excited to present “Once on This Island Jr.,” a Caribbean adaptation of the popular Hans Christian Andersonfairy tale of “The Little Mermaid.” Come join the fun and audition with us! Please come on either Monday or Tuesday to audition, between 4 and 6p.m. Come prepared with approximately 30 seconds of a song, preferably from a musical. You can go to broadwayjr.com and click on the Resourcestab and then go to Auditions Central. You will also learn a short dance, so wear comfortable clothing. For more information about auditions, pleasecontact the director, Kim Hirt or visit auburnact.org. Rehearsals will be held 1/7 – 2/28 and the production will be held 2/29 – 3/3 and 3/5 – 3/6.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location8 - 18 MT 12/12, 12/13 4 – 6 p.m. JDCACCallbacksr 12/15 4 – 7 p.m. JDCACContact: Kim Hirt • 801-851-0258 • kimhirt@gmail.comAACT Presents: “Once on this Island Jr.”Auburn Area Community Theatre (AACT) is excited to present “Once on this Island Jr.,” a Caribbean adaptation of the popular Hans ChristianAnderson fairy tale of “The Little Mermaid.” In almost non-stop song and dance, the show tells the story of Ti Moune and Daniel who are on aquest to tell the story of life, pain, love, grief, faith, and hope. Tickets will be available at the door 30 min. prior to curtain time, but reservations arerecommended. Tickets are $7 for children, students, and seniors and $9 for adults. Payable to the AACT. For reservation information, pleasevisit auburnact.org.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationAll W – SA 2/29 – 3/3 6 p.m. JDCACsa 3/3 2 p.m. JDCACmt 3/5, 3/6 6 p.m. JDCACContact: Kim Hirt • 801-851-0258 • kimhirt@gmail.comElect Performing Arts Drama ClassThis class introduces youth to acting techniques. Students will learn to portray different characters in plays and movies. Participants will produce endof session performance. $10. Payable to IAMBK.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) Location12 - 18 W Ongoing 6 - 7:30 p.m. BCCContact: Jeffery Williams • trellis234@earthlink.net34 Auburn Parks & Recreation


TherapeuticsSave the DateApril 2…Applications for 2012 Summer Therapeutic Camp Available – Therapeutics participants ages 15 & up are invitedto join us for fun at our seven-week summer camp. Activities include field trips, swimming, life skills training, teamwork, andmuch more! Registration packets will be available Monday, April 2 at the Dean Road Recreation Center and are due by Friday,May 11 at 5 p.m. Space is limited. All campers will be evaluated on an individual basis.April 3…Therapeutics Easter Egg Hunt and Cookout – Join us as we enjoy a picnic at Kiesel Park and hunt for Easter eggs!We’ll visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy time with friends! RSVPs are due by March 22 at 5 p.m.For more information on upcoming events, contact Dana Stewart at 501-2939.Victorian Front Porch Christmas TourGet in the holiday spirit! We will meet at the Dean Road Recreation Center to make Christmas cards for our service men and women and enjoy pizzabefore heading out to the tour. Free to the public. Pre-registration required.Age(s) Day(s) Date(s) Time(s) LocationALL F 12/9 5 – 8:30 p.m. DRRCContact: Dana Stewart • 501-2930 • dstewart@auburnalabama.orgTherapeutics participants, please see page 9 of the Arts & Crafts section for a new art class just for you!The Auburn Parks and Recreation Therapeutics Program offers recreational activities, programs/leagues, social activities and field trips for citizens who have mentaland physical disabilities. We provide an opportunity for children and adults to build friendships in a fun, encouraging environment. The programs are designed tostrengthen and “show off” the participants’ abilities, rather than their disabilities. All programs are free, unless otherwise noted. The Therapeutics Program alsosupports and works with the Lee County and State of Alabama Special Olympics programs. If you are interested in finding out more information regarding ourTherapeutics Program, please contact Dana Stewart at 501-2939. For the winter quarter, the Therapeutics Program will offer the following activities and events:Monday – Bowling1 – 3 p.m. • Jan. 9 – March 5 • Auburn LanesMonday – Special Olympics Swim Practice4:30 – 5: • Jan. 9 – May 14 • Opelika SportsPLEXMonday – Shining Knights Cheer Team Practice6 – 7 p.m. • Jan. 9 – March 26 • Premier AthleticsTuesday – Special Olympics Track & Field Practice5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • Jan. 17 – March 13 • Auburn High School TrackWeekly ProgramsShining Knights Cheer TeamPremier Athletics and Auburn Parks and Recreation are proud to sponsor the Shining Knights Cheer Team. Formed in 2006 and formerly known as the ShiningStars, the Shining Knights are a competitive cheerleading team consisting of intellectually challenged girls and boys, ages 8 and up, who are physically functional.The cheerleaders compete against other special needs teams from around the country and the Shining Knights currently hold 10 National Championship titles!2012 Competition ScheduleJan. 14 – COA Birmingham Convention Center, Birmingham, AL • Jan. 21 – WSA BJCC, Birmingham, AL • Feb. 18 – 19 – Cheer Nationals, GWCC, Atlanta, GAMarch 3 – 4 – Jan Live, Gwinnett Center, Atlanta, GA • March 31 – April 1 – WSA, Sand Destin Beach Resort, FLThe Shining Knights practice each Monday from 6 – 7 p.m. If this sounds like something your athlete would enjoy, please contact Frank Baugh at 821-7300 or Dana Stewart at 501-2939 for more information.Special Olympics 2012Auburn Parks and Recreation supports Special Olympics by sponsoring teams for many of the Special Olympicevents. Currently, we support athletes for basketball, bowling, golf, gymnastics, swimming, and track & fieldevents. Practices take place throughout the year with the help of local Special Olympics volunteer coaches. Youmust be at least 8 years of age and meet the requirements of the Alabama Special Olympic Guidelinesin order to participate. Health and release forms must be completed prior to participation.2012 Special Olympics EventsDate TBA – Time TBA - Area Basketball Tournament - Tuscaloosa, ALMarch 16 – 9 – 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Lee County Area Bowling Tournament – Auburn LanesMarch 23 – Time TBA - Aquatics Sectional Meet - Opelika SportsPLEXApril 5 – Time TBA – Lee County Area Track and Field Games – Opelika High School TrackMay (date TBA) – Time TBA – State of Alabama Special Olympic Games – Troy UniversityWednesday – Special Friends (Grades 1- 5)4 – 5 p.m. • Jan. 4 – Feb. 22 • Jan Dempsey Community Arts CenterWednesday – Bingo, Fun & Games5:30 – 6:30 p.m. • Jan. 12 – March 8 • Jan Dempsey Community Arts CenterWednesday – Zumba Gold6:30 – 7:30 p.m. • Jan. 12 – March 8 • Jan Dempsey Community Arts CenterFriday – Special Olympics Basketball Practice3:30 – 4:45 p.m. • Jan. 13 – March 9 • Frank Brown Recreation CenterSunday – Special Olympics Track & Field Practice3:30 – 4:30 p.m. • Jan. 15 – March 11 • Auburn High School TrackCoaches NeededWe currently need Coaches for ourSpecial Olympic Athletes…if you havethe time and the interest to help coachthese dynamic and fun-loving kids,please contact Alison Hall, Lee CountySpecial Olympics Director, at 501-2940or by email at ahall@auburnalabama.org.Contact: Dana Stewart, Lee CountySpecial Olympics Co-Director, at 501-2939 to sign up to participate.Auburn Parks & Recreation 35


Auburn Parks and Recreation FacilitiesRecreation FacilitiesBoykin Community Center.............................................400 Boykin Street......................................................................... 501-2961Dean Road Ceramics Studio......................................307 South Dean Road..................................................................... 501-2944Dean Road Recreation Center...................................307 South Dean Road..................................................................... 501-2930Drake Pool....................................................................653 Spencer Avenue...................................................................... 501-2958Frank Brown Recreation Center................................... 235 Opelika Road........................................................................ 501-2962Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center....................222 East Drake Avenue.................................................................... 501-2963Samford Avenue Pool.................................................465 Wrights Mill Road..................................................................... 501-2957Athletic FacilitiesAuburn Soccer Complex.................................................2340 Wire Road.......................................................................... 501-2972Auburn Soccer Fields.............................................1490 Shug Jordan Parkway................................................................. 501-2974Auburn Softball Complex...................................... 2560 South College Street................................................................. 501-2976Duck Samford Baseball Fields 1 – 3.......................1720 East University Drive.................................................................. 501-2965Bo Cavin Baseball Fields 4 – 7.......................................335 Airport Road......................................................................... 501-2967Duck Samford Baseball Fields 8 – 10............................333 Airport Road......................................................................... 501-2969Felton Little Park........................................................341 East Glenn Avenue.................................................................... 501-2971Margie Piper Bailey Park............................................910 Wrights Mill Road..................................................................... 501-2975Tennis CourtsSamford Avenue Tennis Center..............................901 East Samford Avenue.................................................................. 501-2956City of Auburn/Auburn UniversityYarbrough Tennis Center.................................. 777 Yarbrough Farms Boulevard............................................................. 501-2920Indian Pines Tennis Courts.........................................900 Indian Pines DriveBowden.................... 340 Bowden Dr.Graham McTeer....... 200 Chewacla Dr. & Thach Ave.Hickory Dickory........ 1400 Hickory Ln. & N. Cedarbrook Dr.Kiesel........................ 520 Chadwick Ln. (Lee Road 51)Martin Luther King..... 190 Byrd St.Westview Park.......... 657 Westview Dr.Parksmoores Mill.............900 E. University & Moores Mill RdSam Harris...............850 Foster St.Felton Little.............341 East Glenn Ave.Duck Samford.........1623 East University Dr./335 Airport Rd.town Creek Park.......1150 South Gay St.Walking TrailsDuck Samford Walking Track - 1623 East Glenn Avenue..............3 ¾ laps around the track = 1 mileDuck Samford Baseball Walking Trail - 335 Airport Road.............1 lap around the walking trail = ¼ mileDuncan Wright Fitness Trail - 465 Wrights Mill Road....................Begin and end at Wrights Mill Rd., Circle main loop twice = 1 mileKiesel Park Walking Trail - 520 Chadwick Lane..............................1 lap around the walking trail = 2 ¼ milesSam Harris Park Walking Trail - 85 Foster Street............................6 laps around the walking trail = 1 mileTown Creek Park Trail - 1150 South Gay Street..............................0.87 mileMemorial Park...............................1000 East Samford AvenuePine Hill..........................................303 Armstrong StreetCemeteriesWestview.......................................700 Westview DriveTown Creek...................................950 South Gay StreetRent-A-FacilityCity of Auburn Parks and Recreation facilities and parks are available to the public for rental. Rental fees vary dependingon the amount of space, equipment, and type of facility needed. For more information on City facilities, please visit www.auburnalabama.org/parks or refer to our Parks and Recreation Guide, available at the Dean Road Recreation Center.NotesCitizens are encouraged to use City facilities during regular hours. All parks and cemeteries open at sunriseand close at sunset. For information on game cancellations or postponements, please call:Time and Temperature, 745-6311 or visit auburnalabama.org/parks and click on the Game Status button.36 Auburn Parks & Recreation

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