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Parks & Recreation - City of Hiawatha

New OnlineRegistration!!!Parks & Recreation(319) 393-1515 www.hiawatha-iowa.com


PARKS AND RECREATION MISSION STATEMENT:To support and promote diversity and inclusiveness through the provision of a wide varietyof high quality leisure programs and services that aim to serve the recreational needs of theHiawatha community in an enjoyable, healthy and safe environment.Hiawatha Parks & Recreation is affiliated with the Iowa Park & RecreationAssociation (IPRA), and the National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA).The Hiawatha Parks and Recreation department is excited to start planning our2012 special events and recreation programs. Please contact Angie Cole if yourbusiness or not-for-profit agency would like to be involved with our 2012 activities.393-1515 ext. 251 / parkdirect@hiawatha-iowa.comPARKS AND RECREATION STAFF:Angie Cole, CPRP - x251Park and Recreation Directorparkdirect@hiawatha-iowa.comLiz Goater - x216Recreation Coordinatorreccoordinator@hiawatha-iowa.comRick WolfeParks Maintenance Employeerwolfe@hiawatha-iowa.comTed OlsonParks Maintenance Employeetolson@hiawatha-iowa.comPARKS AND RECREATIONCOMMISSION:Members: Larry Eveland, BillHornett, Debra Theis, Dan WilkesThe Park and Recreation Commission meetson the second Tuesday of every month in theHiawatha Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. Allmeetings are open to the public. If you haveanything you would like discussed by theCommission, please phone the Parks andRecreation Director, Angie Cole in advanceof the meeting.(319) 393-1515Press 2 for Parks & RecreationTABLE OF CONTENTS:CALENDAR OF EVENTS ………………………..……………………………………………….……………. 3RECREATION ………………………………..…………………………………………………………………. 4CLASSES & PROGRAMS………………...……………………………………………………………………… 6SPECIAL EVENTS ……………………..……………………………………………………………………….. 9SENIOR PROGRAMS ………………...……..…………………………………………………………………. 13HIAWATHA PARKS ……............................…………………………………………………………………… 14RENTAL INFORMATION ……............................…………………………………………………………… 15IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS ———————————————–CITY HALL 319-393-1515 HACAP 319-294-0423POLICE 319-393-1212 LINN CO. SOLID WASTE 319-377-5290FIRE 319-393-4180 LINN CO. REC (Electric Utility) 800-332-5420POST OFFICE 319-393-2383 ALLIANT (Electric Utility) 800-255-4268LIBRARY 319-393-1414 MID-AMERICAN (Gas Utility) 888-427-5632PUBLIC WORKS/SNOW 319-393-6601 IOWA ONE CALL 800-292-8989HORIZONS MEAL DELIVERY 319-398-3574 IOWA DNR 515-281-5918SENIOR DINING (HOLLY) 319-241-4072 CV HUMANE SOCIETY 319-362-62882


CALENDAR OF EVENTSPROGRAMSJANUARY29 Lil Cougar Dance ClinicMARCH3 Women’s Street Smart Self DefenseAPRIL14 Hiawatha Disc Golf Tournament22 Farmer’s Market Begins25 Adult Volleyball League Session #1JUNE11 1st Session Adventure Camp11 Tennis Session #114 High School Volleyball League18 Start Smart Soccer20 Adult Volleyball League Session #2HOW TO REGISTER:March 1: Online Registration OnlyApril 1: Paper Registration1. ONLINERegister online at hiawatha-iowa.com2. WALK INRegister in person at 101 Emmons StreetM-F 8 AM to 5 PM3. MAILHiawatha Parks & Recreation101 Emmons Street | Hiawatha, Iowa 52233Please mail check or money order4. DROP OFF AFTER HOURSPlace form in sealed envelope with check ormoney order in Overnight deposit boxlocated in City Hall parking lot.JULY2 Tennis Session #216 2nd Session Adventure Camp23 Blastball30 Tennis Session #3OCTOBER28 Farmers Market EndsFEES/REFUND POLICY: All fees are payable at thetime of registration. Checks should be made payable to the Cityof Hiawatha. No refunds are given once classes begin. Refundsare based on the discretion of the Park and Recreation Director.Refunds are processed through City Hall and will be mailed toyou. Please allow 3-4 weeks.PHOTOS: The Hiawatha Park and Recreation Departmentuses pictures of program participants in our City brochures,newsletters and website to show the many recreation activitiesavailable. If you do not want a picture of yourself or your child taken, please tell our class instructor/photographer.VANDALISM: Each year Hiawatha taxpayers must cover the cost of repairing or replacing parkfacilities and vegetation that have been willfully damaged or destroyed. You can assist by reporting anyacts of vandalism. If you see anyone vandalizing city parks, please phone the Hiawatha Police at (319)393-1212. Together we can keep our parks looking great!LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB???Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department - It’s a fun place to work!Enjoy being outdoors? Like working with people? Check out summer employmentopportunities with Hiawatha Parks & Recreation.Opportunities Available -Maintenance StaffAdventure Camp StaffInternships at Parks & Recreation officeApplications available at www.hiawatha-iowa.com or Hiawatha City Hall. Return completedapplication: Hiawatha Parks & Recreation Attn: Angie Cole 101 Emmons Street Hiawatha,Iowa 522333


RecreationACTIVITY REGISTRATION DAYSATURDAY, April 1st 9-10 a.m.HIAWATHA COMMUNITY CENTERCome sign up for all of our programson a first come first serve basis.Online registrations start March 1st.Sign up as volunteer coaches at the same time!(Number of teams will be determined by the number of volunteer coaches.)COACHES NEEDED!!!!We are looking for enthusiasticadults who enjoy working withyoung children. Take theopportunity to be a positive rolemodel for today's youth whilehelping us provide qualityprograms at an affordable cost.Interested?? Contact Angie ColeLIL’ Cougar DANCE CLINICSunday January 29th 1:00-2:30 p.m. @ the HiawathaCommunity CenterThe Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department and the Kennedy Dance Team will be holding aDance Clinic on January 29th, 2012 from 1:00-2:30p.m. Any child ages pre-kindergarten through 5 thgrade are invited to attend.Each child should wear shorts, a T-shirt, tennis shoes, and socks to the clinic. We would like eachchild to bring plenty of spirit and most importantly, their smiles!! The registration fee for each dancerwill be $15.00 due with application. Pom Poms included with your registration fee.Registration Deadline: January 27DISCOUNT AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETSAdventureland - AltoonaLost Island - WaterlooNoah's Ark - Wisconsin DellsSix Flags - Great AmericaSix Flags - St. LouisValley Fair - Shakopee, MNWorlds of Fun/Oceans of FunBlank Park Zoo-Des MoinesTickets available through the summer at Hiawatha City HallSTART SMART SOCCER (Ages 3-5 yrs)Start Smart Soccer prepares players for organized soccer in a fun, non-competitive environment.Teaches a variety of soccer skills: dribbling, kicking, passing, tapping, throw line and agility. They willalso learn teamwork and sportsmanship offering a lot of fun for players as well as parents. Sessionswill consist of practices and scrimmages. Coaches Needed!Location: Hiawatha Tucker ParkProgram Dates: June 18 through July 12, 2012Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday5:30 – 6:15 p.m. or 6:30 – 7:15 p.m.Fee: $22, includes shirtDeadline: May 21BLASTBALL (Ages 3-5 yrs)Blastball is a fast paced action game for kids that has all the excitement that t-ball lacks. Teachesbaseball/softball fundamentals: hitting, throwing and fielding. They will also learn teamwork andsportsmanship offering a lot of fun for players as well asparents. Sessions will consist of practices and scrimmages.Coaches Needed!Location: Hiawatha Guthridge ParkProgram Dates: Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/ThursdayJuly 23 through August 16, 20125:30 – 6:15 p.m. or 6:30 – 7:15 p.m.Fee: $22, includes shirtDeadline: July 2AGES 3-5 PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY:4HIAWATHA KIDS LEAGUET-ball/Baseball/Softball are available forchildren in grades Kindergarten through 8th.For additional information, contact Peg Bader at(319) 393-9175. www.leaguelineup.com/hkl


RECREATIONBUMP! SET! SPIKE! HIAWATHA HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUEForm your teams and join us in Guthridge Park on Thursday nights for a fun night of Volleyball.Teams may be any gender combination. A team may consist of 4-6 players on the court at onetime. This is a great opportunity for High School teams to play in the sand. It will be a 7 weeksession round robin format. Teams will play at either 6:00 or 7:00 p.m. The overall record willdecide the winner. Winners receive a t-shirt. Leagues will play rain or shine. Deadline June 1stDates: June 14 – July 26 Team Cost: $40.00 Team Limit: 8 per teamRegistration Forms available at Hiawatha City Hall.ADVANCED ADULT VOLLEYBALL LEAGUECome and join our new ADVANCED Volleyball League for adults on Wednesday nights atGuthridge Park. Sign up on your own or with a friend and be ready to PLAY HARD! Teams may beany gender combination and will be made up on the spot before playing. A team may consist of 4-6players on the court at one time. This is a great opportunity for advanced players to play in the sand.It will be a 8 week session mad hatter format. Teams will play at 6:15 or 7:15 p.m. The overall recordwill decide the winner. Leagues will play rain or shine.Register at Hiawatha City Hall - $10/person for 8 week session.Session 1: April 25 - June 13 / Session 2: June 20 - August 15 / Session 3: August 22 - October 10TENNIS LESSONSHiawatha is offering tennis lessons through the Westfield Tennis Club. Classes will be held at thetennis courts located in Guthridge Park. Please register at Hiawatha City Hall. Only rain dates willbe made up. Payments will be for the entire session, not pro-rated for missed classes. Minimum classsize will be 2 with a maximum of 6 students. If there are fewer than 2 students registered, the classwill be cancelled.Lessons are available:Session #1 June 11th through June 28th - $36Session #2 July 2nd through July 26th - $48Session #3 July 30th through August 16th - $36CLASSOPTIONSTOTSAGES 4 -6(Pick one)ROOKIESAGES 7-10(Pick one)RACQUETEERSAGES 11-13(Pick one)MONDAY 9 - 9:45 AM 10 - 11 AM 11 AM - 12 PMTHURSDAY 5 - 5:45 PM 6 - 7 PM 7 - 8 PMLIVE HEALTHY IOWAThe Live Healthy Iowa 100 Day Wellness Challenge is a fun, easy and affordableway to engage Iowans in healthy behaviors. This team-based physical activity,nutrition and weight loss program is designed to promote positive changes leading to a healthierlifestyle. Friends, families and co-workers form teams that track weight loss and/or minutes ofactivity. This challenge starts January 23 and ends May 1, 2012. Hiawatha has set up a Group ID andencourages all Hiawatha area businesses to get your team together and make a healthier Hiawatha!Register at www.livehealthyiowa.org with the Hiawatha Group ID: LHIHIA.5


CLASSES & PROGRAMSHIAWATHA ADVENTURE CAMPTOT-LOT (KINDERGARTEN-1ST GRADE)Children entering grades kindergarten through 1st are encouraged toparticipate in this program! Students will have the opportunity to cultivatenew friendships, while participating in fun and educational activities.Participants will meet at noon in Guthridge Park - Green Pavilion. Childrenspend their days playing outside, participating in crafts, playing team games,going on fun and educational field trips and much more!!! A schedule ofactivities will be available to participants one week before each sessionbegins.Limit: 25 KidsPLAYGROUND (2ND-4TH GRADE)Students entering grades 2nd through 4th next summer are welcome to join us for this program!Participants will have opportunities to go on field trips, listen and learn from exciting speakers, toparticipate in a community service project and various other fun activities. This program encouragesdeveloping friendships and group participation. Participants will meet each morning in Guthridge Park- Green Pavilion. A schedule of activities will be available to participants one week before each sessionbegins. Children bring sack lunches.Limit: 40 KidsYOUTH IN PARKS (5TH- 8TH GRADE)All students entering grades 5th-8th next summer are invited to join us for this program full of newexperiences, challenges, and loads of fun! Participants will have the opportunity to do communityservice work in the parks and throughout the community, leadership development activities, and teambuilding experiences. Projects have included: packaging food to ship overseas to malnourishedchildren, helping with flood relief, planting trees, and much more. Students will meet at 11am atGuthridge Park - Green Pavilion. A schedule of activities will be available to participants one weekbefore each session begins. A snack or sack lunch may be brought.Limit: 12 KidsSession Dates:First Session: June 11 - July 6, 2012Second Session: July 16 - August 10, 2012Cost:Tot-Lot: $75 Playground: $100 Youth In Parks: $75Times:Tot-Lot: Noon to 4:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and FridayPlayground: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through FridayYouth In Parks: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm on Tuesday and ThursdayRegistration:ACTIVITY REGISTRATION DAY - Sat. April 1stDeadline: May 14th or when registration limit is reached6


CLASSES & PROGRAMSWOMEN’S STREET SMART SELF DEFENSESaturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m. - Noon@ the Hiawatha Community CenterDo you have the necessary knowledge and skills to protect yourself against aviolent attack? The need to empower yourself and loved ones with effectiveself-defense techniques is a necessity, not just a luxury. Bruce Taekwondo Academy‘s Women‘s Self-Defense System will train and educate you in: awareness, prevention, risk avoidance, and selfrealizationof your own physical power. $20.00 per person or $30.00 for two people.FREE PROFESSIONAL SEMINARSBudgeting March 20 6:30 - 8:30 PM Hiawatha Community CenterThis FREE seminar led by Jim Garnett will aid you in disciplining all aspects of your financial life.This portion will focus on budgeting, spending and buying. The presentation works from the premisethat having money is based not so much on how much money we make, but how much we managewhat we make. This seminar will also take a look at the way most people look at their finances.Credit March 21 3:00 PM Hiawatha Community CenterThis presentation touches on just about every aspect of credit: reporting, scoring, establishing,repairing and improving.Individual counseling sessions available at Hiawatha City Hall on Wednesday for $25.Smart Discipline March 21 6:30 - 8:30 PM Hiawatha Community CenterThe last portion of this spectacular seminar is the nationally acclaimed Smart Discipline Workshop.This workshop offers a guaranteed way to stop the fighting and bickering, stopdisrespectful language, instill positive beliefs, gets kids to clean up rooms anddo what you ask the first time. Also helps with ADD/ADHD kids.Don’t miss these valuable FREE events!!! Sponsored by :HIAWATHA DISC GOLF TOURNAMENTSaturday, April 14th - Sign-up begins at 8:00 a.m.Come out and join us for a day of fun at Fay M. Clark Memorial Park in Hiawatha! Sign up for thetournament begins at 8 a.m-9:15 a.m.. The tournament begins at 10:00 a.m., with a catered lunchbreak after the first round at 12:30 p.m. The second round begins at 1:30 p.m. Participants will playtwo rounds of 18 holes with divisions of play for all levels of competition. Discs will be available forsale the day of the event. Registration and prices will be posted closer to the date of the tournament.Questions? Please contact Doug Peyton at (319) 373-2301SUMMER DISCOVERY CAMPSHiawatha Summer Discovery: Healthy Living and Healthy EatingGrades K-4 July 9-13 Monday-Friday 9-11:30 AMCome to Summer Discovery Camp at Guthridge Park and practice healthy living habits. We will belearning about being safe and healthy through activities, playing games, and will practice usingpedometers. We will make healthy snacks and learn why eating healthy helps our bodies grow.Hiawatha Garden CampGrades 5-8 June 14-August 9 Thursdays 2-4 PMDo you like to garden? Do you want to know more about where our food comes from? Do you wantto learn about how to make your lifestyle healthier? Come to Hiawatha Garden Camp: Thursdays:June 14 – August 9, 2012. We will be taking care of the Hiawatha Elementary School Garden,working and learning from the Linn County Master Gardeners, making and eating healthy snacks, andlearning about wellness improvements for ourselves. Grades 5-8.Registration for programs: $35Linn County Extension office: 3279 7 th Ave., Ste. 140 | Marion, IA 532027


CLASSES & PROGRAMSTREE DONATION PROGRAMThe Hiawatha Parks and Recreation department welcomes tree lovers to donate a tree for thecommunity’s parks. A parent or grandparent could plant a tree recognizing a birth, a retirement, ananniversary, as a memorial in remembrance of someone special, or for any other civic-minded purpose.VOLUNTEERS: Volunteer support and assistance is needed to continue to make Hiawatha‘s programssuccessful. You do not need to be a family member of a participant to volunteer. If you are interested incoaching or helping with a program please contact Angie Cole.JOIN A VOLUNTEER GROUP:AMERICAN LEGION - Contact Rick Pierce - (319)393-2377LIONS CLUB - Contact Larry Sheppard, (319)393-3668www.hogwilddays.com / hogwilddays@hotmail.comHIAWATHA C.R.E.W. KIWANIS - Contact Leah Schmidt, (319)651-4437www.hiawatha-crew.org / 418ADMISS@hcr-manorcare.comFRIENDS OF PARK S AND RECREATIONThe Hiawatha Friends of Park and Recreation organization conducts activities to promote the purposes ofthe Park and Recreation Department. The mission of the committee is to develop, enhance and support thepublic parks, open spaces, and community recreational programs and facilities for the benefit of the citizensof Hiawatha. Questions??? Contact Larry Potter lpotter@linnareacu.org/319-981-3663Adopt A Flower Bed:Hiawatha Park and Recreation Commission iscontinuing the Adopt A Flower Bed Program.This program is in response to citizens requeststo be more involved in the beautification and careof our public areas. The concept centers onindividuals, families, community groups andbusinesses who want to show their pride in ourcommunity by assisting City staff withmaintenance of a park, flower bed or streetmedian.What's the benefit?Adopting a flower bed gives you pride in yourcommunity as well as team building for yourbusiness or organization. By adopting a flowerbed you are also provided with visibility foryour organization with signage at your adoptedsite. Adopting a flower bed also allows you toset a positive example and encourage others tojoin the program.What's Involved?Adoption for a minimum of one yearPlanting, weeding and watering flowersPicking up litter"Watching over" the adopted areaA BIG Thank You to the following:Bev DawsBonnie GailbraithCreekside GardensDale Thompson - State Farm InsuranceGreen TeamHiawatha Farmers State BankMarion Farmers State BankPAETECVirginia TheisA big thank you to Pecks Nursery andLandscaping for all of their assistance.Your help in keeping our parks and publicplaces clean and safe will ensure that Hiawathacontinues to be a beautiful community.8


SPECIAL EVENTSJANUARY13 Kids Movie NightFEBRUARY10 Kids Movie NightSPECIAL EVENTSMARCHDiscount Amusement Tickets Available9 Kids Movie Night20 Budgeting Seminar21 Smart Discipline SeminarAPRIL7 Easter Egg HuntMAY25 Bike Parade and Rodeo Parade25 Concert in the Park - Large MidgetsJUNE21-24 Hog Wild DaysAUGUST3 Kevin Burt10 Two Buck Chuck17 Adobanga24 Crazy DeliciousHiBRAISEPTEMBER14 Kids Movie NightOCTOBER6 Playing for Keeps Fundraiser12 Kids Movie NightNOVEMBER2 Special Needs Dance9 Kids Movie NightHIAWATHA FARMERS MARKETApril 22 through October 28, 2012―Hiawatha Farmers Market brings the tasteof Iowa Producers to you.‖10 th Avenue parking lot of Guthridge ParkSundays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.It’s your neighborhoodget-together!Market is held rain or shine.HIAWATHA EASTER EGG HUNTDATE: Saturday, April 7, 2012TIME: 9:00 a.m. LOCATION: Guthridge ParkFREE!!!Don’t be late! Eggs vanish in minutes!The Annual Hiawatha Easter Egg Hunt is a fun, family event filled withsurprises! Eggs will be spread in the grass at Guthridge Park. Children will also get to visit with theHiawatha Easter Bunny. Event is held rain or shine.This event is sponsored by:Hiawatha Park & Recreation Department and Culvers Frozen Custard.9


SPECIAL EVENTSBring your coolers and lawn chairs and enjoy the music with family and friends atHiawatha’s Concerts in the Park!Concerts are from 6 - 9 p.m. and held at Guthridge Park.Friday, August 3rd - Kevin BurtKevin Burt and the Blues Instigators perform a Blues repertoire of old and new songs bysuch artists as Bill Withers, Muddy Waters and CCR to create an indigenous Iowa sound.Friday, August 10th - Two Buck ChuckTwo Buck Chuck is a Classic Rock Band based out of JohnsonCounty. The basic genre is dance music, from a little Country toclassic Rock to contemporary music.Friday, August 17th - AdobangaAdobanga’s sounds are rooted in jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll, heavy metal andpolka.Friday, August 24th - Crazy DeliciousCrazy Delicious is a 6 piece, high energy, dance rock based band with a hint of country.Concerts Sponsored by:Due to the Iowa Smoke Free Air Act, smoking is prohibited during Concerts in the Park.UICCU KIDS MOVIE NIGHTSThe Hiawatha Park and Recreation Commission giveschildren the opportunity to see a movie for FREE!Families bring your blankets to watch the movies onthe big screen in the Hiawatha Community Center.Juice and popcorn are provided. Watch for flyers at theelementary schools for movie titles!2012 dates scheduled for Fridays:January 13th, February 10th, March 9th, September 14th, October 12th, and November 9thVisit with Kirby at 6:00 p.m. Moviesbegin at 6:30 p.m.KIDS MOVIE NIGHTS SPONSORED BY:10


SPECIAL EVENTSMEMORIAL DAY BIKE RODEO AND PARADEKids and parents are invited to the bike rodeo from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2012 at GuthridgePark - 7th Avenue parking lot. Bike safety information, interactive lessons, and information on handsignals will be taught by members of the Hiawatha Fire and Police Departments.FREE bike helmets will be available to the first 100 children who need them.After learning about bike safety join us for a Bike Parade!This will be ridden around the Guthridge Park trail. Please show your bike spiritby decorating for the parade, additional supplies will be available to decoratebefore the start of the parade at 5:45 p.m. Parents are encouraged todecorate their own bike and ride along!Pleasebring yourbike!!!Coordinators of this year's bike rodeo are Hiawatha Parks and Recreation, FireDepartment, Hawkeye Bike Club and Hi-CREW Kiwanis Club volunteers.Large Midgets Concert in the Park to follow!YARD WASTE PICK UPApril 21—Earth Day at Guthridge ParkApril 30 - Yard Waste and Brush Pick UpMay 7 - Amnesty Pick upOctober 29 - Yard Waste and Brush Pick UpNovember 12 - Leaves Only Pick UpNovember 26 - Leaves Only Pick UpHIAWATHA CITY WIDE GARAGE SALESaturday, May 5thCall City Hall to add your address to our list of sales or email cityclerk@hiawatha-iowa.comSPECIAL NEEDS DANCESponsored by: Barbers Etc.Friday, November 2nd, 2012 - 6 to 9 p.m.Want to show off your dance moves at our Hawaiian Luau? Come out to the HiawathaCommunity Center where we will play all of your favorite tunes as you laugh, dance and hangout withyour friends. Grab your parents, respite worker or group home staff and bring them to the HiawathaCommunity Center! Refreshments will be provided.111057 North Center Point Road


Wine Tasting from Cedar Ridge VineyardBeer Sampling from 7G DistributionHors d‘oeuvres from Bata‘s CateringMusical Talent Nassor CooperLive and Silent Auctions featuringvacation packages, sports memorabilia,gift packages & certificatesand much more!!!!Come out and join usfor this benefit event to help supportour children’s summer programs!Cedar Rapids Toyota-Scion Showroom1200 Boyson Rd, Hiawatha, IA 52233If you are interested in attending this event please contact:Angie Cole, Parks and Recreation Director at:parkdirect@hiawatha-iowa.com (319)393-1515HIAWATHA BIKE RIDE AROUND IOWA (HiBRAI)The Hiawatha Bike Ride Around Iowa fundraiser continues to be an enjoyable and lively summerevent for intermediate riders. The ride takes place in August with various routes each year,consisting of 40 - 70 miles per day with several sponsored reststops along the way. The riders stop for the night at differentlocations around Iowa.Registration and route information available at the beginning ofthe summer at www.hiawatha-iowa.com.Events sponsored by: Friends of Hiawatha Parks & Recreation12


SENIOR PROGRAMSSENIOR DININGMonday – Friday At Hiawatha Community CenterPeople 60 years old and over - Suggested Donation of $3 per mealPeople age 59 and under are welcome to join for a cost of $5 per meal.Contact Phone Number – Please call Holly at (319)241-4072 orMeals On Wheels at (319)398-3574Please call at least 24 hours in advance at the number above to make reservations. If noanswer just leave a message with your name, the site you are making a reservation at,and the day(s) you plan to attend.HORIZONS MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAMHorizons Meals On Wheels has been delivering meals to folks throughout the Linn County area for over 30years. They realize the need to serve and provide a nutritionally balanced meal to seniors homes in order tomaintain their independence and good health. If you, or someone you know, needs a ―just like home cookin‗meal‖. Call Horizons Meals On Wheels to arrange for home delivery at (319) 398-3574.Volunteer drivers are always needed and appreciated! Please call Jessica at Meals On Wheels (319)398-3574 formore information or to take a test drive.ACTIVITIES HELD IN THE COMMUNITY CENTER:COUNTRY STEPPERS PERFOMANCE GROUPJoin the Country Steppers Monday and Friday after lunch! Speak with Diane at (319) 213-4434 if you‘reinterested in options for joining or just exercise for free learning intermediate dancing lessons.From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.BINGO will be held every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.BOOK CLUB book club will meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month at 10:00 am to discuss andshare books that you have read or are currently reading with the group. A member of the Cedar Rapids PublicLibrary will meet with the group several times throughout the year to discuss and review best sellers.JAM SESSIONS will be held every 3rd Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:30-11:30 a.m.THURSDAY AFTER LUNCH SENIOR DANCEListen and dance to the band following lunch. Suggestion donation for the band: $3 person or $5 couple.CARDSWednesdays 12-2 p.m. with the exception of the 2nd Wednesday of the month. Thisgroup will be playing Hand and Foot or Canasta.SILVER YEARS FITNESS CLASSMONDAYS FROM 9:30-10:30 a.m. ENJOY a 6-week work-out program sponsored by Back in Line FamilyChiropractic and Wellness. Dr. CJ Kleene and personal trainer Julie will share exercise work-outs, fitness andnutrition tips that you can start using around your own home. This program is designed for 65+ participantsand focused on improving your health!This program will be offered March 5, 12, 19 & 2613


HIAWATHA PARKSGUTHRIDGE PARKLocated on Emmons Street across from the Hiawatha Elementary School offers:Pavilions available for rental at Guthridge Park:RED PAVILION - capacity 80GREEN PAVILION - capacity 50Green Pavilion includes the Learning Center/Outdoor Classroom (open bench seating) - capacity70Splash Pad (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) 0.8 mile paved trail3 Softball Diamonds 2 Lighted Basketball Courts2 Sand Volleyball Courts 2 Lighted Tennis CourtsSeveral Playground areas Restrooms near or attached to the pavilionsFAY M. CLARK MEMORIAL PARKLocated at the north end of N. 18th Avenue:TEAL PAVILION - capacity 80Playground equipment18-hole disc golf course.7mi paved trailRestrooms attached to pavilionTUCKER PARK101 B AvenuePavilions available for rental at Tucker Park:BLUE PAVILION - capacity 65YELLOW PAVILION - capacity 50Restrooms are attached to Yellow PavilionSplash Pad (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.)Playground areas.3 mi paved trailKAINZ PAVILIONLocated by intersection of Kainz Drive and Boyson Roadnear the Cedar Valley Nature Trail entrance:ORANGE PAVILION - capacity 50(No electric or water, restrooms close to bike trailOpen areaTo reserve open space or baseball field call 319-393-1515 x 251(Donations appreciated!)14


RENTAL INFORMATIONPARK PAVILIONSCOMMUNITY CENTERPavilions for Rental:Guthridge Park: Red and Green pavilionTucker Park: Yellow and Blue pavilionKainz Drive: Orange pavilionFay M. Clark Memorial Park: Teal pavilionPark Time slot rental:6:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Rental Fees: $35 per time slot or $90 for thewhole day*Large group rental fees may apply if group is overpavilion capacity.Alcoholic beverage use restrictions:No person shall bring, use, consume, or have in his orher possession, in a city park, beer in a keg or any othercontainer larger than one quart, except beer permitholders and suppliers or vendors authorized by the CityCouncil. All other types of alcoholic beverages areprohibited in city parks. Be prepared to carry out yourtrash to avoid overflow.All pets must be on leash and all droppings must beimmediately cleaned up and disposed of in a propermanner.Park pavilions open around the 15th of April and closethe 15th of October. (Weather permitting)Time slots for rentals:Monday through Friday: 3:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Weekends: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. - 11:00p.m.Rental Fees: $125 per time slot + $200 damagedeposit. If more than one consecutive time slot isrented, the additional slot rental is $75.Refunds & Cancellations:$50.00 fee if cancelled before 72 hours offunction. No refund is issued if cancelled within 48hours of functionGeneral Information: The Center holds 170-200people. The kitchen has a stove, microwave, andrefrigerator. The center has 168 chairs and 21 - eightfoot tables available for use with rental. Audio andvideo equipment is a available for a $40 rental fee.An insurance policy number is required.Check a reservation dateat www.hiawtha-iowa.comHOW TO RESERVE A FACILITY:www.hiawatha-iowa.comOnline and reservation forms available inHiawatha City Hall at the Information Desk.1. ONLINEReserve online at hiawatha-iowa.com2. WALK INRegister in person at 101 Emmons StM-F 8 AM to 5 PM3. MAILHiawatha Parks & Recreation101 Emmons Street | Hiawatha, IA 52233Please mail check or money order4. DROP OFF AFTER HOURSPlace form in sealed envelope withcheck or money order in overnightdeposit box in City Hall parking lot.15


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