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The Recreator - City of Boca Raton

Boca Raton Community Center150 Crawford Boulevard Boca Raton 33432 • (561) 393-7807 • http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/commcenters.shtmJulia Pinkocze, Recreation Center Supervisor IIIOperating Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm • Saturday: 9:00am-1:00pmClass registrations begin 2 weeks prior to start of class. Fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable.Payment may be made by cash or checks, VISA, MasterCard or American Express.Children under 18 years may be registered ONLY by Parents or Legal Guardians.ADULT CLASSESNEW! WOODTURNINGLearn the fundamentals for woodturning in eight 3 hour sessions! Use alathe to make a candle stick, tool handle, a box and a bowl. Lathes, toolsand materials will be provided. Small instructor to student ratios. Min-4;max-6Instructors: Gerhard Schwenke, Lee Sky, Tim Rowe,Carl SchneiderDays: SaturdaysTime: 9:30am-12:30pm211201 Session 1 Jan 7 – Mar 3 Reg begins 12/24Session 2 Mar 17 – May 12 Reg begins 3/3Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $175 Non-resident $219No class 2/4, 4/21BEGINNER BRIDGELearn to play bridge in 8 fun challenging lessons. The class will teach youthe basics of the game and build step-by-step so participants will havethe skills they need to become successful bridge players. Min-16;max-36Instructor: Marvin AbramsDays: WednesdaysTime: 10am-Noon211205 Session 1 Jan 18 – Mar 7 Reg begins 1/4Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50Note: $10 material fee due to instructor on first day of classINTERMEDIATE BRIDGEThis class is a review of basic bidding, declarer play, defense, conventions(partnership agreements), prepared hands with analysis, followed by supervisedplay.Instructor: Marvin AbramsDays: WednesdaysTime: 2:00-4:00pm211203 Session 1 Jan 18 – Mar 7 Reg begins 1/4Cost: Per 8-weeks Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50Note: $10 material fee due to instructor on first day of classBRIDGE – PLAY OF THE HANDPlay and discuss ways to win. Will include: how to win a losinghand, smart defense, tricks for tops and more!Instructor: Marvin AbramsDays: ThursdayTime: 10am-Noon211206 Session 1 Jan 19 – Mar 8 Reg begins 1/5Cost: Per 8-weeks Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50Note: $10 material fee due to instructor on first day of classBRIDGE –MODERN BRIDGE CONVENTIONSA class for the bridge player who wants to take the next step.Important conventions that are essential for successful playSuch as 1NT forcing, 2 over one, cue bids and more.Instructor: Marvin AbramsDays: ThursdayTime: 2:00-4:00pm211207 Session 1 Jan 19 – Mar 8 Reg begins 1/5Cost: Per 8-weeks Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50Note: $10 material fee due to instructor on first day of classBALLROOM DANCE CLASSESAlways a happy, friendly atmosphere appealing to all ages! Dancers ofall levels benefit from Lee’s experience and detailed instruction. FOXTROT,WALTZ, SWING, TANGO, HUSTLE, CHACHA, MAMBO/SALSA, MERENGUE,SAMBA, AND RUMBA. Much attention is given to leading and followingtechniques plus styling. Singles and couples welcome.Instructor: Lee FoxDays: FridaysTime: 7:30-9:00pm211215 Session 1 Jan 6,13,20,27 Feb 3 Reg begins 12/30Dance Style: East Coast SwingSession 2 Feb 10,17,24 Mar 2,16 Reg begins 2/3Dance Style: WaltzSession 2 Mar 23,30 Apr 6,13,20 Reg begins 3/16Dance Style: Cha ChaCost: Per 5-week session Resident $60 Non-resident $75No class 1/6, 3/9LEARN TO SEWMake clothes for yourself or family. All levels taught. Also learn how to alterclothes professionally, Must bring own sewing machine. Come preparedto work on first day with fabric, pattern, scissors, pins, thread, ext. Learnand have fun!! Min-5;max-10Instructor: Muriel MendozaDays: WednesdaysTime:211238 Session 1 Jan 4 – Feb 22 9:00-NoonSession 2 Feb 29 – Apr 18Session 3 Apr 25– May 30 (6 wks)211239 Session 1 Jan 4 – Feb 22 1:00-4:00pmSession 2 Feb 29 – Apr 18Session 3 Apr 25 – May 30 (6 wks)Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $50 Non-resident $62.50Per 6-week session Resident $37.50 Non-resident $47MEMORIES, MILESTONES AND MEMOIRS:A Writing WorkshopFor your progeny, and your “other” world (Random House?) –Give them“you” as a legacy. Learn to find your “theme”, improve your writing as youtell your stories. Weekly prompts. For people who love to write, who wantinspiration, support and productive feedback. What’s more, we have FUN!!For specific class info please call (561) 477-8727Instructor: Emily Rosen, M.A., M.S.Days: TuesdayTime: 2:00-4:30pm211237 Session 1 Jan 10 – Jan 31 Reg begins 12/27Session 2 Feb 7 – Feb 28 Reg begins 1/24Session 3 Mar 6 – Mar 27 Reg begins 2/21Session 4 Apr 3 – Apr 17 (3 wks) Reg begins 3/20Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $72 Non-resident $90Per 3-week session Resident $54 Non-resident $67.50Location: Train Depot 747 S. Dixie HwySOPHISTICATED DISCUSSIONS: A SINGLES GROUPJoin your over-50 peers in a supportive, singles groups discussionabout real life experiences in a warm, friendly,and nurturing environment. Focusing on hope, zest for life, and wellbeing.Our sensitive and compassionate group leader is a CertifiedMaster Peer Counselor. On-going. Refreshments served.Facilitator: Ann Marie RoyDays: Mondays Time: 7:00-8:30pm Cost: No fee[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]4 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


SIGN LANGUAGEStudents will learn to describe food, clothing, professions, animals andsports as well as learn the alphabet and numbers. They will also learnsongs and word games which will increase their fluency in fingerspelling.Progress will be monitored by a weekly “test”Instructor: Sahara DeVolDays: MondaysTime: 6:30-8:30pm211251 Session 1 Jan 23 – Mar 19 Reg begins 1/9Session 2 Mar 26 – May 14 Reg begins 3/12Cost: Per 8 weeks $100 Resident $125 Non-residentNo class 2/20THE TOP 20 SECRETS OF GREAT SINGERS: THEIRMINDSET & METHODSClass teaches aspiring singers the coveted professional standards andmusical/non-musical techniques of unforgettable performances. Manyitems revealed in this curriculum are NOT covered in conventional voicelessons, which is the main reason even talented singers fail to move listeners.Session will end with each student’s song/show performed accordingto these standards, resulting in an exciting performance.Min-5;Max 20Instructor: Lane Cura MengDays: SaturdaysTime: 9:30am-12:30pm111250 Session 1 Jan 7– Mar 17 Reg begins 12/24Session 2 Mar 24 May 26 Reg begins 3/10Cost: Per 10-wk session Resident $200 Non-resident $250Note: There is $25 materials fee due to the instructor for textbookNo class 3/10GAP PROGRAMFor Children Grades Kindergarten – 5th GradeDays filled with “fun-tastic” activities during school holidays andteacher workdays!BOCA RATON COMMUNITY CENTER7:30am – 5:30pm2011-2012 DatesDecember 23, 26-30 • January 2-6, 9March 19-23, 26 • April 6 • June 8, 14 &15RegistrationCity/Beach & Park District Residents – 2 weeks prior to program dateNon-residents – 1 week prior to program dateFeesResident - $36 per day per childNon-resident - $52 per day per childSchedule available 2 weeks prior to programFor more information contact Amanda Liebl at(561) 393-7888 or aliebl@ci.boca-raton.fl.us.http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/GAP.shtmDOG OBEDIENCE CLASSESPUPPY KINDERGARTENFor all puppies 10 weeks up to 5 months. Learn the basics of how to raisea well-behaved dog. Learn how to housebreak, discourage play biting,chewing and leash pulling using gentle methods. Training is indoors withplaytime for socialization. MUST show PROOF of VACCINATIONSInstructor: Debbie BurgessDays: WednesdaysTime: 6:30-7:30pm211218 Session 1 Jan 4 – Feb 8 Reg begins 12/21Session 2 Feb 22 – Mar 28 Reg begins 2/8Session 3 Apr 11 – May 16 Reg begins 3/28Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $85 Non-resident $106Location: Classes are held inside at Train Depot (747 S Dixie Hwy) CallBoca Raton Community Center for information.NOTE: Families are welcome, however, we ask that children under theage of 7 not attend class so as to focus attention on participating dogsand owners.BEGINNER DOG CLASSESTeach your dog to SIT,DOWN, STAY,COME and WALK beside you on a leash.Focus is on developing a relationship of trust and obedience using positivereinforcement. Health care and safety tips also discussed. A must forevery dog owner!Instructor: Debbie BurgessDays: MondaysTime: 6:00-7:00pm211216 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 Reg begins 12/19Session 2 Mar 5– Apr 9 Reg begins 2/13Session 3 Apr 16 – May 21 Reg begins 4/2Location: Classes are held outside on basketball court behind Boca RatonCommunity Center and are cancelled in inclement weather. Call CommunityCenter for information.No Class 1/16, 2/20Days: WednesdaysTime: 7:30-8:30pm211219 Session 1 Jan 4 – Feb 8 Reg begins 12/21Session 2 Feb 22 – Mar 28 Reg begins 2/8Session 3 Apr 11 – May 16 Reg begins 3/28Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $85 Non-resident $106Location: Classes are held outside at Train Depot (747 S Dixie Hwy) andare cancelled in inclement weather. Call Community Center for information.INTERMEDIATE /GAMES IChallenge and fine-tune what you have learned from basic. Strengthenyour dog’s ability to respond to commands while being distracted. Sessionincludes games and an introduction to AGILITY. Come and have funwhile spending quality time with your canine companion. Your dog willlove it!Instructor: Debbie BurgessDays: MondaysTime: 7:00-8:00pm211217 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 Reg begins 12/19Session 2 Mar 5 – April 9 Reg begins 2/13Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $85 Non-resident $106Location: Classes are held outside on basketball court behind Boca RatonCommunity Center and are cancelled in inclement weather. Call CommunityCenter for information.No class 1/16, 2/20NEW! INTERMEDIATE /GAMES IIEnjoy the Intermediate/Game I class? You’ll love this one too! More games,contests, more fun!! Class size limited. Basic obedience training a prerequisite.Open to new enrollments.Instructor: Debbie BurgessDays: MondaysTime: 7:00-8:00pm211217 Session 1 Apr 16 – May 21 Reg begins 4/2Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $85 Non-resident $106Location: Classes are held outside on basketball court behind Boca RatonCommunity Center and are cancelled in inclement weather. Call CommunityCenter for information.FITNESS / MARTIAL ARTSYOGA AT THE BEACHYoga At The Beach is not your usual Yoga class! Build strength and flexibility,improve postural alignment and stabilize the core with yoga thatfits into any workout plan. Just one class with Yoga At The Beach will helpyou feel rejuvenated. Don’t wait, try the 1st class free! Please make sureto check: www.yoga-at-the-beach.com for the most up to date schedule.Instructors: Veronica Fowler and Mark KozlinLocation: Spanish River Park (Tower 18)Days: MondayTime: 6:30-7:30pmLocation: Red Reef West (Intracoastal Side)Days: Saturday & SundayTime: 10:00-11:00amCost:211400 1 class Resident $15 Non-resident $19211401 Membership (60 Days) Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25Resident - Resides in the City of Boca Raton[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 5


JUDO (All ages)Classes consist of warm-up exercises, instruction, practice and tournamenttraining. Occasionally, Ju-Jitsu techniques or games are added. Wear onlyloose clothing or judogi, no jewelry. USJA membership, promotions andtournament fees extra. On-going registration. Spectators welcome.Min-4;max-35Instructor: Mike Szrejter, 7th Degree Black BeltDays: Wednesdays211221 Mixed ages and ranks Time: 6:30-8:00pmAdvanced8:00-9:00pmSaturdays211221 Mixed ages and ranks Time: 10:00-NoonAdvanced10:00am-NoonCost: Per month Resident $21.50 Non-resident $27TAI CHIThis unique instruction adapted from the Yang family of Tai Chi Chuan emphasizesmoving meditation for focus, concentration, release of stress andattention skills. Learn to enhance your performance through effectivelylearning athletic movements and self-defense techniques. Ongoing sessions.Min-5;max-30Instructor: Bill RichCost: 8 classes Resident $48 Non-resident $6012 classes Resident $66 Non-resident $82211228 Advanced Tues. 8-classes 5:45-6:45pm211229 Advanced Tues. 12-classes 5:45-6:45pm211224 Beginner Wed. 8-classes 6:10-7:10pm211225 Beginner Wed. 12-classes 6:10-7:10pm211226 Intermediate Wed. 8-classes 7:10-8:10pm211227 Intermediate Wed. 12-classes 7:10-8:10pmTRIM WEIGHT CONTROL PROGRAMThis program has no menu planning, calorie counting, exercising or specialfoods. Visit a class without obligation, classes run continuously. Formore information, brochures are available at the Boca Raton CommunityCenter front desk. Min-3;max-40Instructor: Alice Dolgin MSWDays: ThursdaysTime: 6:30-7:30pmCost:211230 1st 6 weeks Resident $97.50 Non-resident $122211231 Additional 6 weeks (until goal is met)Resident $69.50 Non-resident $87211232 Maintenance program (one time flat fee)Resident $55 Non-resident $69211236 Returning StudentResident $79.50 Non-resident $99.50YOGAThe breathing, yoga postures and relaxation in this class will create flexibility,strength, and balance while reducing stress. Beginner and advancedstudents can benefit from improved overall health. Instruction is givenfor beginners as well as more advanced students. FIRST CLASS FREE! Min-4;max-25Instructor: Merrill KatzLocation: Train Depot 747 South Dixie HwyDays: Tuesdays Time: 9:30-11:00amSaturdays9:30-11:00amTuesdays6:30-8:00pmLocation: Boca Raton Community CenterMondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 9:30-11:00amThursdays6:30-8:00pmCost:211235 5 classes Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25211234 10 classes Resident $110 Non-resident $137.50211233 20 classes Resident $200 Non-resident $250Note: Class registration/waiver must be presented to instructor prior toparticipation. All patrons are required to register at the Boca Raton CommunityCenter prior to attending class.No class 1/16, 2/20CHILDREN’S CLASSESYOUTH ARCHERY Ages 8-14This program will introduce your child to the sport of archery through skilldevelopment and paper target practice. Participants will become proficientin range safety, proper shooting form, and scoring. Participants havethe opportunity to earn skill level patches and pins, showing that theyhave mastered vital skills. For specific class information please call (561)367-7081.Days: Thursdays Time: 4:45-5:45pm211024 Session 1 Jan 12- Feb 23 Reg begins 12/29Session 2 Apr 5 – May 17 Reg begins 3/22Location: Meadows Park Tennis CourtCost: Per 7-weeks Resident $60 Non-resident $75NEW! YOGA KIDSYogaKids classes involve “the whole” child through multi-sensory learning.Classes often combine yoga positions with music, storytelling, and artwhile conveying lessons in positive thinking, self confidence and environmentawareness. Additional elements include: breathing, poses, cooperativegames, relaxation techniques and visual imagery.Instructor: Izabela PiaseckaDays: ThursdaysTime: Ages 5-7 4:00-4:45pmAges 8-12 5:00-6:00pmSession 1 Jan 12- Feb 9 Reg begins 12/29Session 2 Feb 23 – Mar 15 Reg begins 2/9Session 3 Mar 29 – Apr 19 Reg begins 3/15Cost: Per 4 weeks $48 Resident $60 Non-residentDrop in (per child) $15 Resident $19 Non-residentNote: please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga matNo class 2/2VIOLIN CLASS with United by Music Inc.For beginner and intermediate players. The Beginner’s class is a fun andeasy going group environment for your child to learn how to play violin,basic music theory and note reading. Intermediate classes are faster pacedand more in-depth with participants playing a wider variety of musicalpieces which will deepen their knowledge and increase violin proficiency.Class instruments are provided to students. For more information pleasevisit: www.unitedbymusicinc.orgInstructor: Adelin Alexanian, co-founder United by Music, IncDays: WednesdayTime:211018 Session 1 Jan 11 –Mar 14 Beginners 4:30-5:30pmSession 2 Mar 28- May 23 Intermediate 5:45-6:45pmCost: Per 10 weeks Resident $150 Non-resident $187.50Per 9 weeks Resident $135 Non-resident $168.75Location: Community Center Annex, 260 Crawford BlvdBATON TWIRLING, POM POMS and TUMBLINGwith STAR-LITE EXPRESSThis exciting program is designed to enhance self-esteem, character, coordinationand physical fitness. Each class consists of ½ hour of baton and½ hour of poms and tumbling. Come in for a FREE TRIAL CLASS! (Signedwaiver form necessary for free trial class.)Instructor: Joann Hanrahan and Star-lite Express staffDays: Mondays Time:111002 Tiny Tot (5&6 year olds) 5:30-6:00pm min/max 5/15111001 Beginners I & II (7 and up) 6:00-6:45pm min/max 8/20111003 Intermediate I 6:45-7:30pm111004 Competition Team 7:30-8:30pmCost: Tiny Tots Resident $21.50 Non-resident $27Beginner Resident $25 Non-resident $31.25Intermediate Resident $25 Non-resident $31.25Competition Resident $25 Non-resident $25No class 1/16, 2/20[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]6 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


MUSIC, MOMMY & ME with BRAVO ACADEMY (ages 2-3)These classes develop your child’s musical abilities. The two of you willsing, dance, play percussion instruments, piano and act out classical music.These classes prepare your child for Music Workshop classes. For specificclass information please call (561) 989-0920 or visit www.BravoAcademy.com.Min-6;max-13Instructors: Miss Maha from Bravo! Academy of Performing ArtsDays: FridaysTime: 10:30-11:00am211023 Session 1 Jan 20 – Mar 16 Reg begins 1/6Session 2 Mar 30 – Jun 1 Reg begins 3/16Cost: Per 9-wk session Resident $117 Non-resident $146No Class 4/6DANCE PROGRAMYour child’s confidence, creativity, rhythm, and coordination, develop inthese classes. Students must have been enrolled in recital session 1 to participatein the recital taking place in June.Instructor: Miss IreneDays: TuesdaysRecital Session 2 Jan 24 – Mar 13 (8 wks)(Registration begins 1/3 for enrolled students, 1/10 for new students)Recital Session 3 Mar 27 – Jun 9 (12 wks)(Registration begins 3/6 for enrolled students, 3/13 for new students)Tap & BalletAges: Time: Min/Max211007 3-4 years 1:45-2:25pm 4/16211008 4 ½ -5 years 2:30-3:10pm 4/14211009 6-7 years 3:15-3:55pm 4/14211011 8-10 years 4:45-5:25pm 4/12Days: WednesdaysRecital Session 2 Jan 25 – Mar 14 (8 wks)(Registration begins 1/4 for enrolled students, 1/11 for new students)Recital Session 3 Mar 28 – Jun 10 (12 wks)(Registration begins 3/7 for enrolled students, 3/14 for new students)Tap & BalletAges: Time: Min/Max211012 3-4 years 2:15-2:55pm 4/16211014 6-7 years 3:00-3:40pm 4/14Tap & Jazz211015 7-9 years 3:45-4:25pm 4/12*Tap211016 10 years & up 4:35-5:15pm 4/12*Jazz211017 12 years & up 5:20-6:00pm 4/12*Must have 2 years prior dance experienceCost: Per 8 weeks Resident $92 Non-resident $115Per 11 weeks Resident $138 Non-resident $172.50Note: Student must be 3 years as of 9/1/11 to enroll in the 3-4 year oldclass.No class 3/20, 3/21BROADWAY SUPERSTARS Ages 4-6Students will be singing, acting and dancing to popular Broadway songs.Group numbers will include Beauty & the Beast, Sound of Music, MaryPoppins and more favorites. Class will use props such as ribbons and kites.Class will improve coordination, self esteem and self confidence. Recital tobe held in December.Instructor: Joy Deco and StaffDays: MondaysTime: 4:30-5:15pm211030 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 Reg begins 12/19Session 2 Mar 5 – Apr 16 Reg begins 2/13Cost: Per 6 weeks Resident $72 Non-resident $90No class 1/16, 2/20, 3/19ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.BIEBER FEVER Ages 5-9Sing, act, and dance to your favorite songs from Justin Bieber. Learn choreographedwarm-ups, dances, and put on play performances using fakemicrophones, guitars and tambourines. Recital to be held in December.For specific class information please contact: Joy Deco Enterprises, Inc. at(954) 971-9917. Min-5;max-25Days: Mondays Time: 6:00-6:45pm211031 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 Reg begins 12/19Session 2 Mar 5 – Apr 16 Reg begins 2/13Cost: Per 6 weeks Resident $72 Non-resident $90No class 1/16, 2/20, 3/19ACTING & MUSICAL THEATER Ages 6-10Students will focus on creative skills, vocal exercises, and improvisationand individual monologues. Scenes and routines will be from Beauty & theBeast plus other popular shows. This class will work on team building andhelp in gaining self-esteem, overcoming shyness, improve public speakingskill and enjoying the art of acting. Recital to be held in December. Forspecific class information please contact Joy Deco Enterprises, Inc. at (954)971-9917. Min-5;max-25Days: Mondays Time: 5:15-6:00pm211032 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 Reg begins 12/19Session 2 Mar 5 – Apr 16 Reg begins 2/13Cost: Per 6 weeks Resident $72 Non-resident $90No class 1/16, 2/20, 3/19SUMMER CAMP 2012For Children Grades Kindergarten – 5th GradeCamp programs forElementary Grades 1 – 5‘Tween Grades 6 – 8OFFERINGSSix-week Program: June 18 – July 27Extended Camp Programs:(Elementary) July 30 – August 24 • (‘Tween) July 30 –August 24**Dates may change according to the Palm Beach CountySchool Board Calendar.**The 6-Week & Extended Camps are a combination ofrecreational and off-camp field trips such as bowling,movies, skating etc. and on-campus field tripssuch as arts & crafts and outdoor sports.Specialty Camps:Environmental, Science, Beach Volleyball, Others TBAThe specialty camps are hands-on learning experiencesthat give childrenthe opportunity to explorespecific program areas.Contact: Amanda Liebl formore details!561-393-7888 or aliebl@myboca.ushttp://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/SummerCamps.shtmResident - Resides in the City of Boca Raton[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 7


Boca Raton LibrariesGeneral Information/Adult Information (561) 393-7852 • Youth Services Information (561) 393-7968Tom Sloan, Library Services Managerwww.bocalibrary.orgFRIENDS OF THELIBRARYinfo@bocalibraryfriends.org“Helping the library serve ourcommunity”What can your membership do? The Friendsproduce the Speaker Series, the Music Series,the Spanish River Library Art Gallery, and two Book Clubs. We sponsorprograms for children, tweens and teens, and award scholarshipsfor library staff. Join today...membership applications areavailable at each library, and at www.bocalibraryfriends.org.• Schedules may change, check www.bocalibraryfriends.org for currentlistings.• To receive email notification of our schedules, send your email addressto info@bocalibraryfriends.org.• Flyers and a TV display in each library also provide schedule information.Friends of the Library Adult ProgramsMusic Series Spanish River 2nd Sunday, 3 pmSpeaker Series Spanish River 4th Sunday, 3 pmArt Gallery Spanish River New exhibits open bi-monthlyBook Club Spanish River 3rd Wednesday, 7 pmBook Club Downtown 4th Tuesday, 10:30 amFriends of the Library Book StoreLocated on the 2nd Floor of the Downtown Library200 NW Boca Raton BlvdTuesday, Noon - 6:00pmWednesday, Noon - 5:30pmThursday, 10:30am - 7:00pmFriday, Noon - 5:30pmSaturday, 9:30am - 5:30pmOpen to the public – No library card required – Cash onlyCome visit and find some tremendous bargains on “gently” usedbooks and CD’s. Religion, philosophy, politics, history, cooking,and many more! Interested in best sellers, classics & books forchildren? We have them! All proceeds go to the Friends for thebenefit of library programs and services.VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED AT THE BOOK STOREFor more information call 544-8596Donations are accepted at the libraries during regular library hours.ADULT LITERACY “Each One Teach One”REFERENCE & INFORMATION SERVICESNEW DATABASES:ConsumerReportsHealth.orgDemographics NowFinancial Ratings SeriesLearning Express Library (Test Preparation, Job & CareerAccelerator, Computer & Internet Basics)Marquis Who’s WhoTransparent Languages Online~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~DATABASE INSTRUCTIONClasses are held on the first Wednesday of each month providinginstruction on the use of the Library’s databases. Participants willlearn how to find information on many hot topics including genealogy,business, investments, health, medicine, current events, jobsearching, and consumer concerns.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MORE INFORMATIONFor more information about the Library’s newest online resources,database classes, or any other question that you might have,call (561) 393-7906 or visit the Reference Desk at either librarylocation.Is There a Wedding in Your Future?Whether you’re planning a small gathering of close family andfriends or a wedding for hundreds, one of our settings is certainto be the perfect location for your wedding day. The Rooftop Terraceis the ideal location for either your ceremony or your cocktailhour. The views of Pondhawk Nature Preserve are framed bythe colors of nightly sunsets. The Lakeside Patio offers a magnificentspace for any size wedding. The views of the lake and surroundingnature make it the perfect backdrop for your weddingreception Dance the night away beneath the stars. Our Mezzanineoffers views that overlook our Library. The floor–to-ceilingwindows frame the beautiful outdoor amenities. We have theCatering Kitchen available and also the Changing Room for yourconvenience. Let us help you create a unique and memorablesetting for your wedding day.For reservations call Pam Nees at 561-367-7016 or complete aroom request form at www.bocalibrary.orgBASIC READINGWRITINGGRAMMARSPEAKINGON-LINE LEARNINGEnglish as a Second Language software program available by appointment.Call Joan Marie Mueller 561-367-7020Volunteer...help a person learn basic reading, writing, andspeaking English.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]8 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


DOWNTOWN LIBRARY200 NW Boca Raton Blvd, Boca Raton 33432Youth Services Information (561) 393-7968Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9am-6pm • Tu & Thu 9am-9pm • Sun Noon-6pmREGISTRATIONLibrary card holders will be given preference to register for programs.Please present your valid library card when registering. Non-librarycard holders will be put on a wait list and will be called if space is available.Minimum class size 10Session 1 (6 weeks)Registration begins Friday, 1/13Programs begin Monday, 1/23Session 2 (6 weeks)Registration begins Friday, 3/16Programs begin Monday, 3/26Monday - Just for 6 TO 8 year OLDSRegistration requiredGreat crafts & reading adventures just for 6 - 8 year olds!Celebration Chinese New Year Craft 1/23 Reg begins 1/13Reading Adventure 2/13 Reg begins 2/3Ancient Culture Basket Craft 3/12 Reg begins 3/2Reading Adventure 4/16 Reg begins 4/6Day: Monday Time: 3:30 - 4:30pmPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: Children 6 to 8 yrs old (child attends independently)Tuesday - Toddler TalesRegistration required Reg begins 1/13Age appropriate stories, songs and puppets that teach the love of booksto children.Day: Tuesday Time: 10 - 10:30amPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: Walkers to 35 months (accompanied by an adult)Wednesday - Super TalesRegistration required Reg begins 1/13Delightful stories, songs and crafts.Day: Wednesday Time: 10 - 10:30amPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: 3 to 5 years old (child attends independently)DROP-IN STORY TIMENo Registration required… just come and enjoy!Music, stories, fun finger plays, action songs stimulate learning and a lovefor books and literature for children of all ages.Thursday - Drop-in STORY TimeDay: Every Thursday Time: 10 - 10:30amPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: All ages (accompanied by an adult)Saturday - Drop-in STORY TimeDay: Every Saturday Time: 10 - 10:30amPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: All ages (accompanied by an adult)Second SATURDAY- Drop-in SPANISH Bi-LINGUAL STORY TimeDay: Second Sat. of the month Time: 10 - 10:30amPlace: Youth Services Cost: FreeAges: All ages (accompanied by an adult)Chess CLUB (Ages 7 TO 17)Sponsored by the Boca Raton Education Advisory BoardEnjoy the challenge while having fun learningthe rules & basic strategiesRegistration required Reg begins 1/13Club meets Saturdays:January 28 • February 4, 11, 18 & 25 • March 3 & 10Time: 10 - 11:30am Cost: FreePlace: Youth Services Downtown LibraryAges: 7 to 17 years oldDOWNTOWN LIBRARYSPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BRPLSPECIAL PROGRAMS • FREE FOR ALL AGESFridays at 3:30pmHeld in Youth ServicesAll children 8 yrs and younger must be accompanied by anadult. No registration requiredJanuary 27Page Turner AdventuresThe Great Pizza Contest Variety ShowFebruary 17Puppets To GoThe Tortoise & the HareMarch 2Dr. Seuss Birthday CelebrationFun & RefreshmentsMarch 23Spring Family Craft TimeApril 27Día de los niños/Día de los librosChildren’s Day/Book DayDowntown LibraryTween & Teen ProgramsTeens (ages 13-17)Movie Club1st Thursday of each month • 6:00-8:00pm • FREE pizza & drinks provided.No registration required1/5 - Cool Runnings (PG)2/2 - Beastly (PG-13)3/1 - Green Lantern (PG-13)4/5 - Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13)Book Club2nd Tuesday of each month • 6:30 -8:00pmHang out with us to discuss fun & exciting books!Receive a free copy of the book at time of required registration.1/10 - Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi (Reg begins 12/13)2/14 - Iron King by Julie Kagawa (Reg begins 1/10)3/13 - Host by Stephenie Meyer (Reg begins 2/14)4/10 - Trash by Andy Mulligan (Reg begins 3/13)Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Ages 14-174th Thursday of each month • 7:00-8:00pm. 1/26, 2/23, 3/22, 4/26No registration necessaryLooking for creative, innovative, library-loving teens to join our Teen AdvisoryGroup (TAG). Earn volunteer hours as you participate in helping makethe Boca Raton Public Library’s Teen Section a force to be reckoned with!We’ll meet once a month so bring your friends and become involved…your library needs you! TAG, you’re it![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 9


Tweens Ages 9-12Movie Mania2nd Saturday of each month • Noon – 2:00pm • FREE pizza & drinks provided1/14 - Yogi Bear (PG)2/11 - Soul Surfer (PG)3/10 - Mars Needs Moms (PG)4/14 - Rio (G)Book Club2nd Thursday of each month • 6:30-7:30pmDiscuss another exciting book each month. Receive free copy of the bookat the time of required registration.1/12 -The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick (Reg begins 12/2)2/9 -The Boy Who Spoke Dog by Clay Morgan (Reg begins 1/12)3/8 -Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham (Reg begins 2/9)4/12 -The Sixty-Eight Rooms by Marianne Malone (Reg begins 3/8)Craft Crew & More Ages 9-14Registration required for each program and will begin 10 days prior to theevent. The following Thursdays starting at 6:30pm.1/19 - What do you want to accomplish this year? Motivate yourself withyour own custom vision board! Decoupage pictures, quotes, or wordson a canvas panel that will motivate and inspire you to reach your goals.Makes a great room decoration too! Remember…if you can see it, you canachieve it! (Reg begins 1/9)2/16 - Make your own duct tape wallet! You’ll choose from a variety ofcolors and designs and we’ll show you how it’s done! Great place to putyour library card! (Reg begins 2/6)3/15 - Xbox 360 Kinect Game Night! Take a break from studying and havesome fun! Snacks and drinks provided. (Reg begins 3/5)4/19 - Cupcake Wars! Show us your cupcake decorating techniques as youdesign your own scrumptious creation. Looks good enough to eat!(Reg begins 4/9)SPANISH RIVER LIBRARY& COMMUNITY CENTER1501 NW Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton 33431Youth Services information 544-8584www.bocalibrary.orgHours: Mon & Wed 9am-9pm • Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 9am-6pm •Sun Noon-6pmREGISTRATIONLibrary card holders will be given preference to register for programs.Please present your valid library card when registering. Non-librarycard holders will be put on a wait list and will be called if space isavailable. Minimum class size 10Session 1 (6 weeks)Registration begins Friday, 1/13Programs begin Monday, 1/23Session 2 (6 weeks)Registration begins Friday, 3/16Programs begin Monday, 3/26MONDAY & TUESDAY - My Rhyme TimeNo registration requiredThis pre-school multi-age program is filled with lots of rhymes, rhythm,flannel boards, puppets and stories.Siblings are welcome too!Day: Monday & Tuesday Time: 10 -10:30amPlace: Story Room Cost: FreeAges: Pre-school (accompanied by an adult)Monday - Terrific 3 to 5’sRegistration required Reg begins 1/13This special story time serves as an introduction to story sharing in a groupsetting. Includes a simple craft.Day: Monday Time: 3:30 - 4:15pmPlace: Story Room Cost: FreeAges: 3 to 5 yrs old (accompanied by an adult)Tuesday – Family Craft timeRegistration required Reg begins 1/13This time spent together is to share and help your child make a creativecraft.Day: Tuesday Time: 3:30-4:15pmPlace: Story Room Cost: FreeAges: 5 to 8 yrs old (accompanied by an adult)Wednesday - Baby BookwormRegistration required Reg begins 1/13Gentle play, listening to music and moving with your baby will comprisethe class.Day: Wednesday Time: 11:00 - 11:30amPlace: Story Room Cost: FreeAges: 3 months to walking (accompanied by an adult)Special Spring Break Family MovieMunchies and a great family movie!All ages accompanied by an adult.No registration requiredWednesday, March 21 - 1:30 - 3:30pmStory RoomFriday - Just for 6 to 8 year oldsRegistration required for each program1/27 - Sherry Faith’s Acting Workshop Reg begins 1/17Reach for the stars with a professional acting coach leading your way2/17 - $$ Wow Zone $$ with TD Bank Reg begins 2/6Learn to save, spend and watch your money grow with TD Bank3/16 - Bricks 4 Kids Reg begins 3/5Have fun while you build something amazing4/20 - High Touch High Tech Reg begins 4/9The science program that will make you buggy for bugsDay: Friday Time: 3:30- 4:30pmPlace: Story Room Cost: FreeAges: Children 6 to 8 yrs old (child attends independently)The “Tail Waggin’ Tutor”program is now available at the Spanish River Library. This volunteerprogram is to provide a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmospherethat allows students to practice the skill of reading. This program isavailable for individual students, small groups and home schooledchildren.Our registered Therapy dogs will be available by appointment only.Registration is requiredRegister at the Spanish River Library Youth Services deskTuesdays with Baxter • 3:30 – 4:30pmThursdays with Louise • 3:30 – 4:30pmFor more information, call (561) 544-8584 or visit the Youth ServicesDesk at the Spanish River Library[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]10 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


Spanish River LibrarySponsored by the Friends of the BRPLSpecial Programs • FREE • For All AgesFridays at 3:30pmHeld in the Meeting RoomAll children 8 yrs and younger must be accompanied by anadult. No registration requiredJanuary 20Page Turner AdventuresThe Great Pizza Contest Variety ShowFebruary 10Puppets To GoThe Tortoise & the HareMarch 2Dr. Seuss Birthday CelebrationMake & Take a Dr. Seuss CraftFun & RefreshmentsApril 13Crazy EddyJuggling Fun For AllSpanish River LibraryTween & Teen ProgramsAfter School Bunch (ages 9 -14)Wednesdays starting at 4:30pm.No registration required EXCEPT for Book Jam.Get Crafty1st Wednesday of each month • 4:30-5:30pm.Bring your creativity and have fun making a cool craft! Free snacks.2/1 - Duct Tape Wallets3/7 - Birdhouse Painting4/4 - CD ClocksBook Jam2nd Wednesday of each month • 4:30-5:30pm.Discuss another exciting book each month. Free snacks.1/11 - Book Talk – Talk about your favorite books (No reg)2/8 - Powerless by Matthew Cody (Reg begins 1/11)3/14 - Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (Reg begins 2/8)4/11 - The Underneath by Kathi Appelt (Reg begins 3/14)Anime Club3rd Wednesday of each month • 4:30-5:30pm.Enjoy manga readings, anime viewings, cultural discussions and more.Free snacks!1/18 - Movie: Castle in the Sky (PG)2/15 - Hamlet Manganese (Hamlet, manga-style!)3/21 - Spring into Samurai (History of Samurai, Manga based on folktales,Samurai craft)4/18 - Craft Your Way into Manga (Anime & manga crafts, Japanese garden,Haiku)Early Release Days (1/2 Days of School)Activities will begin at 1:30pm.Free snacks.1/26 - Movie: Rio (G)3/8 - Movie: Yogi Bear (PG)No registration required4th ANNUAL MOTHER-DAUGHTER TEASaturday, March 17 11:30am-1:30pmSpanish River LibrarySponsored by Friends of the Boca Raton Public LibraryBased on the book, Pies and Prejudice by Heather Vogel Frederick,this program invites teens & tweens and their moms to enjoy eachother’s company during a traditional tea service. Participantsreceive a copy of the book at time of registration, which beginsFriday, Feb 17.The Downtown Library now offers patrons a collection of Spanishlanguage books. Materials include fiction, self-help, Englishlanguage learning, and more!Fun & Games4th Wednesday of each month • 4:30-5:30pm.Bring your friends & hang out for something different each month. Freesnacks.1/25 - DDR (Dance Dance Revolution)2/22 - BINGO3/28 - Karaoke4/25 - Board GamesONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 11


This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkJames A. Rutherford Community CenterLocated in PATCH REEF PARK • 2000 Yamato Road, Boca Raton 33431 • (561) 367-7035 • www.patchreefpark.orgSharon Duke, CPRP, Recreation Center Supervisor IIOperating Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-10:00 pm • Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm • Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pmRegistration is two weeks prior to a new session. REGISTRATION IS FIRST COME-FIRST SERVEDFees must be paid in advance and are non-refundable.Payment may be made by cash, checks, American Express, VISA, or Mastercard.Children under 18 years may be registered ONLY by Parents or Legal Guardians.ADULT DANCE CLASSESBELLY DANCE WITH MAJAAll ages and shapes are welcome to learn this ancient form of dance.Classes help tone and firm muscles; improve flexibility, coordination andbalance. Express the joy of dancing. It’s fun and relaxing. Min-5; max-35Instructor: Maja YasminaDays: Wednesdays212206 Beginners Time: 5:30-6:30pm212207 Intermediate 6:45-7:45pmA1 Session 1 Jan 11-Feb 15 Reg begins 12/28A2 Session 2 Feb 29-Apr 4 Reg begins 2/15A3 Session 3 Apr 18-May 23 Reg begins 4/4Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $65 Non-resident $81HULA - The Graceful Dance of HawaiiCome learn the basic steps such as Vamps, Amis (hip circle) and handmovements. This exercise is very beneficial to hips and waist and thereare no age barriers.” Hele muai, Kakau e a” olKa Hula” or come join us andlearn the Hula. Min-4;max-25.Instructor: Donna FlynnDays: MondaysTime: 9:30-10:30am212210 A1 Session 1 Feb 6-Mar 19 Reg begins 1/23212210 A2 Session 2 Apr 2-May 7 Reg begins 3/19Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $45 Non-resident $56No class 2/20TAHITIAN WORKSHOPTahitian dance is a strenuous-hypnotic dance, good for the figure and agreat deal of fun. Movements are from the waist down, while the waistremains stationary. Tahitian beginning steps are amis, hits and double hits.Min-4;max 25Instructor: Donna FlynnDays: TuesdaysTime: 2:15-3:00pm212411 A1 Session 1 Feb 14-Mar 6 Reg begins 1/31212411 A2 Session 2 Apr 17-May 8 Reg begins 4/3Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $40 Non-resident $50No class 3/13LINE DANCING WITH NORMA(Intermediate/Advanced level)Learn the newest line dancing routines Rock ‘n Roll, Mony Mony, Be Bop aLu La, Waltz, King of the Road, Cha Cha Cha and of course the old favoriteElectric Slide. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. No partner needed.Min-4;max-25Instructor: Norma SchneiderDays: TuesdaysTime: 1:00-2:00pm212208 A1 Session 1 Jan 10-Feb 14 Reg begins 12/20212208 A2 Session 2 Feb 28-Apr 10 Reg begins 2/14212208 A3 Session 3 Apr 24-May 29 Reg begins 4/10Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $36 Non-resident $45Cost: Per 5-week session Resident $30 Non-resident $38No class 1/31, 3/13, 3/20LINE DANCE - (Beginner level)Learn the newest line dancing routines: Elvira, Country Boogie, Boot ScootBoogie, Red Neck Girl, and the old favorite Electric Slide. Enjoy the exerciseand the great music! Wear low-heel leather sole shoes. (No partner necessary)Min-4;max-25Instructor: Norma SchneiderDays: WednesdaysTime: 11:30am-12:30pm212209 A1 Session 1 Jan 11-Feb15 Reg begins 12/21212209 A2 Session 2 Feb 29-Apr 11 Reg begins 2/15212209 A3 Session 3 Apr 25-May 30 Reg begins 4/11Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $36 Non-resident $45No class 3/21INTRODUCTION TO FLAMENCO DANCINGBeginners learn the basic Flamenco techniques including posture, handand arm movement and footwork. Learn to dance Sevillanas, one of themost popular dances of Andalusia, and a funny Rumba Flamenca choreographythat can be performed solo, with a partner or in a group. No partneris necessary. Min-5;max 20Instructor: Silvia SanchezDays: FridaysTime: 7:00pm-8:30pm212428 A1 Session 1 Jan 6-Feb 3 Reg begins 12/23212428 A2 Session 2 Feb 17-Mar 16 Reg begins 2/3212428 A3 Session 3 Apr 6-May 4 Reg begins 3/23Cost: Per 5-week session Resident $75 Non-resident $94ADULT SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSESTAE KWON DOAdult & Children ages 6 & upLearn the art of self-defense, discipline, self-confidence, self-respect, andrespect for others and get a great workout. Stay in shape with this Koreanmartial art. Instructor has over 20 years teaching experience within theCity. Min-5;max-40Students attend the Introduction class for one session only, thenmove to the Basic/Intermediate level.Instructor: Kathy HusseyIntroduction: Tuesdays/Thursdays Time: 5:45-6:45pmBasic/Intermediate: Tuesdays/Thursdays 7:00-8:00pmSaturdays9:30-11:00amAdvanced/Black Belt: Tuesdays8:15-9:15pm212211 A1 Session 1 Dec 20-Feb 7 Reg begins 12/6212211 A2 Session 2 Feb 14-Apr 3 Reg begins 1/31212211 A3 Session 3 Apr 10-May 29 Reg begins 3/27Cost: Per 8-week session Resident: $95 Non-resident $119No class 12/24, 12/27, 12/31, 1/21, 1/31, 2/25, 3/13, 3/17, 3/20, 3/31BRIDGE DUPLICATE - SundaySanctioned A.C.B.L. duplicate bridge game for the experienced player.Light lunch. Partners are available for singles. On-going sessions yearround, except for special events and holidays. Min-12;max-100Certified Director: Dean KogutDays: SundaysCost: $10 per person, payable at the doorFor reservations call (561) 338-2995No bridge 1/1, 3/21. Limited parking on 2/26, 4/1Time: 12:30-4:00pm[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]12 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


REALISTIC DRAWING/PAINTING INSTRUCTIONLearn the basic techniques essential to quality, realistic paintings. Studytheory of light & shade, composition, proportion, and perspective. Studentswork in the medium of their choice. Instruction will also include thecolor wheel, color mixing and paint application. Min-5;max-15Instructor: Arnold Moskowitz (561)443-0450Days: SaturdaysTime: 12:30-2:30pm212421 A1 Session 1 Jan 7-Jan 28 Reg begins 12/23212421 A2 Session 2 Feb 11-Mar 3 Reg begins 1/28212421A3 Session 3 Mar 17-Apr 14 Reg begins 3/3212421 A4 Session 4 Apr 28-May 19 Reg begins 4/14Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $65 Non-resident $81No class 3/31MAH JONGG- (Beginner Level)Keep your brain active and stimulated in this easy to learn game of MahJongg. This game is played with tiles and it takes calculation and luck tomake a winning hand. The 2011 Mah Jongg card is required to play. Min.-5;max.-20Instructor: Robin TartarkinDays: MondaysTime: 10:30am-Noon212413 A1 Session 1 Jan 2-Feb 13 Reg begins 12/19212413 A2 Session 2 Mar 5-Apr 9 Reg begins 2/13212413 A3 Session 3 Apr 23-Jun 4 Reg begins 4/9Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $50 Non-resident $63No class 1/16, 2/20, 5/28CANASTALearn the basic techniques of playing the skilled game of Canasta; how tocount points, keep score, and play of the hand. Couples and singles welcomed.Each player is required to purchase 4 decks of cards, 2 red, 2 blue,and a canasta tray and bring with them to the first class. Min-4;max-20Instructor: Evelyn SchreierDays: WednesdaysTime: 10:30am-12:30pm212227 A1 Session 1 Feb 1-Feb 29 Reg begins 1/18212227 A2 Session 2 Mar 14-Apr 18 Reg begins 2/29212227 A3 Session 3 May 2-May 30 Reg begins 4/18Cost: Per 5-week session Resident $45 Non-resident $56No class 3/21ADULT SELF HELP & FITNESS CLASSESWEIGHT MANAGEMENTHave you lost the same 20lbs over and over? Each session you will get apersonal life coach, group support, a range of healthy lifestyle tips on nutrition,anti-aging and beauty. Gain all the knowledge toward a slimmer,healthier, more beautiful you.Facilitator: Inge Erickson (561)477-8814Days: MondaysTime: 1:00–2:00pmSessions Jan 2-Apr 30Registration is weekly, on siteCost: $8 per weekNo class 1/16, 2/20STRETCHING THE MIND, STRETCHING THE BODYClass consists of light Tai Chi & Yoga stretches, deep breathing exercisesand progressive relaxation. It is designed to aid in the reduction of stress,pain of arthritis, back pain, osteoporosis symptoms and more. Facilitator isan experienced trained mediator.Facilitator: Inge Erickson (561)477-8814Days: WednesdaysTime: 1:00–2:15pmDays: FridaysTime: 1:30–2:45pmSessions: Jan 4-Apr 27Registration is weekly, on siteCost: $5 per weekNo class 3/21BODY OF KNOWLEDGEThis class benefits bodies of all abilities by developing deeper range ofmotion, improving body alignment and enhancing personal physical literacy.A therapeutic blend of the Somatic arts including gentle Pilates,Feldenkrais, Nia based exercises, and the Eric Franklin technique.Instructor: Heidi Lauckhardt-Rhoades, AFAA, ACE, PIA, TRX, Indoboard,JumpSport & Groove certified fitness professionalDays: MondaysTime: 6:30-7:30pm212436 A1 Jan 23- Apr 9 Reg begins 1/9Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $80 Non-resident $100No class: 2/6, 2/20, 3/5, 4/2TOPICS IN NUTRITION:Demystifying Nutrition Food Labels: How to read the fine print!Food labels are often misleading and can make consumers believe thatthe food they are purchasing is healthy, when in fact it is not. This eyeopeningworkshop will simplify what to look for and where to look for it onfood packages. Min-5, max-25Instructor: Renee Rauch, R.D., L.D. (Registered and Licensed Dietitian)Time: 11am-Noon212225 A1 Session 1 Wednesday, Jan 11 Reg begins 12/11Cost: Per workshop $15 Resident, $19 Non-residentPowerPoint presentation and handouts given at each workshopHeart Healthy NutritionReview the latest nutrition concepts and controversies. Get all the factsabout common nutrition myths. Min-5, max-25.Instructor: Renee Rauch, R.D., L.D. (Registered and Licensed Dietitian)Time: 11am-Noon212225 A2 Session 2 Wednesday, Feb 8 Reg begins 1/8Cost: Per workshop $15 Resident, $19 Non-residentPowerPoint presentation and handouts given at each workshopVirtual Supermarket Tour: View your foodshopping experience in a whole new way!Even cheese advertised as “reduced fat” may contain 75% of its caloriesfrom fat. Using a state-of-the-art slide presentation, we will navigate thesupermarket with a focus on healthier eating. Min-5, max-25Instructor: Renee Rauch, R.D., L.D. (Registered and Licensed Dietitian)Time: 11am-Noon212225 A3 Session 3 Wednesday, Mar 7 Reg begins 2/7Cost: Per workshop $15 Resident, $19 Non-residentPowerPoint presentation and handouts given at each workshopDining Out Dilemma: Learn the art of menu analysis!Everything you need to know but were afraid to ask! In this FUN workshopwe will examine menu-ordering musts vs. mistakes.. Min-5;max-25Instructor: Renee Rauch, R.D., L.D. (Registered and Licensed Dietitian)Time: 11am-Noon212225 A4 Session 4 Wednesday, Apr 18 Reg begins 3/18Cost: Per workshop $15 Resident, $19 Non-residentPowerPoint presentation and handouts given at each workshopCHILDREN, TEEN and FAMILY CLASSESKANGAROO BABIES (a Mommy & Me program) (15 mos-2 yrs)Enhance your relationship with your tiny tot by sharing songs, parentingdiscussions, story time, and motor skills development activities. This classwill keep you hopping! Instructor has a degree in early childhood developmentand over 17 yrs experience in working with children. Min-5;max-15Instructor: Miss LiliDays: MondaysTime: 9:00-9:30am212003 A1 Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 27 Reg begins 12/26212003 A2 Session 2 Mar 12-Apr 16 Reg begins 2/26212003 A3 Session 3 Apr 23-May 14 Reg begins 4/9Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $70 Non-resident $88Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $48 Non-resident $60Note: 20% discount for second childNo class 1/16, 2/20[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 13


KANGAROO KIDS (a Mommy & Me Program) Ages 2-3In this educationally developmental class, we’ll hop from one fun activityto the next while preparing your child for preschool. Highlights includeage appropriate ART PROJECTS, SONGS, DRAMATICS and STORY TIME.A favorite of moms & kids alike! Instructor has a degree in early childhoodeducation. Min-5;max-15.Instructor: Miss LiliDays: Mondays212001 A1 Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 27 Reg begins 12/26212001 A2 Session 2 Mar 12-Apr 16 Reg begins 2/26212001 A3 Session 3 Apr 23-May 14 Reg begins 4/9Time: 9:45-10:30amDays: TuesdaysTime: 10:00-10:45am212004 A1 Session 1 Jan 17-Feb 28 Reg begins 1/3212004 A2 Session 2 Mar 27-May 15 Reg begins 3/13Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $75 Non-resident $94Per 5 week-session Resident $65 Non-resident $82Per 4-week session Resident $53 Non-resident $66Material Fee of $10 per session is to be paid to instructor at first class.Note: 20% discount for second child.No class 1/16, 1/31, 2/14, 2/20, 4/10, 5/8,KANGAROO KIDS II (a Mommy & Me Program) Ages 3-5Even if your child is in preschool share some fun time together creatingART PROJECTS, SINGING & PARTICIPATING IN IMAGINATIVE PLAY. Thisclass is also appropriate for children not yet enrolled in preschool! Min-5;max-15Instructor: Miss LiliDays: Mondays212002 A1 Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 27 Reg begins 12/26212002 A2 Session 2 Mar 12-Apr 16 Reg begins 2/26212002 A3 Session 3 Apr 23-May 14 Reg begins 4/9Time: 10:45-11:30amDays: TuesdaysTime: 11:00-11:45am212005 A1 Session 1 Jan 17-Feb 28 Reg begins 1/3212005 A2 Session 2 Mar 27-May 15 Reg begins 3/13Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $75 Non-resident $94Per 5 week-session Resident $65 Non-resident $82Per 4-week session Resident $53 Non-resident $66Note: Material Fee of $10 per session paid to instructor at first class. 20%discount for second child.No class 1/31, 2/14, 4/10, 5/8, 1/16, 2/20TAP & BALLETYour child’s confidence, creativity, rhythm, coordination, strength, expressionand discipline will develop in these classes. Session 1 prepares studentswith basic groundwork for the recital routines taught in the recitalsessions. Students must enroll in recital session 1 to participate in recital.Min-4;max for age 3-4 (16),4-5 (16) and 6-8 yrs.(14)Instructor: Miss IreneDays: ThursdaysRecital Session 2 Jan 26-Mar 15 Reg begins 1/12212020 A1 3 ½–4yrs Time: 10:15-10:55am212021 A1 4 ½–5 yrs 3:30-4:10pm212022 A1 6-8yrs 4:15-4:55pmCost: Per 8-week session Resident $92 Non-resident $115Recital Session 3 Mar 29-Jun 7 Reg begins 3/15212020 A2 3 ½–4yrs Time: 10:15-10:55am212021 A2 4 ½–5 yrs 3:30-4:10pm212022 A2 6-8yrs 4:15-4:55pmCost: Per 12-week session Resident $138 Non-resident $172.50No class 3/22DANCING WITH “FUTURE STARS” Ages 7-17Children learn basic Ballroom Dance including Latin Dance, Swing, Salsa,Waltz & Tango. Class offers aerobic exercise, balance techniques, stylingand movement. No previous dance study required. Parents welcomed.Partners not required. Character shoes/ballroom leather sole shoes required.No shorts or sneakers. Min-5:max-25Instructors: Susan and ArturoDay: MondaysTime: 3:45-4:45pm212039 A1 Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 13 Reg begins 12/26212039 A2 Session 2 Mar 5-Apr 2 Reg begins 2/13212039 A3 Session 3 Apr 16-May 14 Reg begins 4/2Cost: Per 5-week session Resident $60 Non-resident $75No class: 1/16, 2/20HIP HOP DANCE PARTY Ages 5-9Learn choreographed warm ups, line dances and across the floor combinationsas you dance to your favorite, most current artists and moviesoundtracks. Props will be used for variety and special routines. Build coordinationand self esteem. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Min-5;max-18.Instructor: Joy Deco and staff 954-971-9917Days: FridaysTime: 5:30-6:15pm212038 A1 Session 1 Jan 6-Feb 10 Reg begins 12/23212038 A2 Session 2 Feb 24-Apr 6 Reg begins 2/10212038 A3 Session 3 Apr 20-May 25 Reg begins 4/6Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $75 Non-resident $94No class 3/30HIP HOP & CHEER Ages 4-6Learn fun hip hop dances to kids favorite songs like “Baby” and “WhoLet the Dogs Out” plus learn simple cheers and pom pom dances to “OhMickey” and “ABC Rock”. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Min-5;max-18Instructor: Joy Deco and staff 954-971-9917Days: FridaysTime: 4:30-5:15pm212037 A1 Session 1 Jan 6-Feb 10 Reg begins 12/23212037 A2 Session 2 Feb 24-Apr 6 Reg begins 2/10212037 A3 Session 3 Apr 20-May 25 Reg begins 4/6Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $75 Non-resident $94No class 3/30BRICKS 4 KIDZ Grades® K-5thHands on experience designing and building machines, catapults, pyramids,derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will developproblem solving and critical thinking skills. Each week a differenttheme is explored and new skills are introduced.Min-5;max-18.Instructor: Helene Foster and staffDays: MondaysTime: 4:00-5:00pm212023 A1 Session 1 Jan 9-Feb 6 Reg begins 12/26212023 A2 Session 2 Feb 27-Mar 19 Reg begins 2/13212023 A3 Session 3 Apr 2-Apr 23 Reg begins 3/19Days: Saturdays212023 B1 Session 1 Jan 7-Jan 28 Reg begins 12/24212023 B2 Session 2 Feb 11-Mar 3 Reg begins 1/28212023 B3 Session 3 Mar 17-Apr 14 Reg begins 3/3212023 B4 Session 4 Apr 28-May 19 Reg begins 4/14Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $40 Non-resident $50No class 1/16, 3/31Time: 10:00-11:00am[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]14 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


BRICKS 4 KIDZAges 7 & upIntermediate/Advanced RoboticsThis class takes learning to the next level. Incorporating lights, remotesand programming software, creations made of Lego bricks come to life! Agreat class for older children and experienced builders.Min-5;max-18.Instructor: Helene Foster and staffDays: ThursdaysTime: 4:00-5:00pm212012 A1 Session 1 Jan 5-Jan 26 Reg begins 12/22212012 A2 Session 2 Feb 9-Mar 1 Reg begins 1/26212012 A3 Session 3 Mar 15-Apr 5 Reg begins 3/1Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $40 Non-resident $50L’IL BUILDERS Ages 2-5Introduce your preschooler to the fun of learning, building and playingthe Bricks 4 Kidz way! Watch their eyes light up as they dig into a pile ofbrightly colored DUPLO® bricks to create fun simple sculptures based onthe ABC’s. This class is designed as a parent-child program. Min- 5;max-20Instructor: Helene Foster and staffDays: Wednesdays212009 Age 2-3 Time: 9:15-10:15am212010 Age 4-5 Time: 10:30-11:30amA1 Session 1 Jan 11-Feb 1 Reg begins 12/28A2 Session 2 Feb 15-Mar 7 Reg begins 2/1A3 Session 3 Mar 28-Apr 18 Reg begins 3/14Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $40 Non-resident $50REALISTIC ART FOR CHILDREN(Drawing & Painting) Ages 7-12Learn to work in graphite pencil from basic geometric shapes. Focus is onthe theory of light & shade, perspective, composition & proportion. Studentswork in the painting medium of their choice. Parents are encouragedto remain in room for a brief period of time, if possible. Min-3;max-8Instructor: Arnold Moskowitz (561)443-0450.Days: SaturdaysTime: 2:30-4:30pm212418 A1 Session 1 Jan 7-Jan 28 Reg begins 12/23212418 A2 Session 2 Feb 11-Mar 3 Reg begins 1/28212418 A3 Session 3 Mar 17-Apr 14 Reg begins 3/3212418 A4 Session 4 Apr 28-May 19 Reg begins 4/14Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $40 Non-resident $50Note: Additional materials will need to be purchased by parents after thefirst class.No class 3/31TAE KWON DOAdult & Children ages 6 & upYour child will learn the art of self-defense, discipline, self-confidence, selfrespect, respect for others, and get a great workout. Stay in shape withthis Korean martial art. Instructor has over 20 years teaching experiencewith the City of Boca Raton. Min-5;max-40**Students attend the Introduction class for one session only, thenmove to the Basic/Intermediate level.Instructor: Miss Hussey**Introduction: Tuesdays/ThursdaysTime: 5:45-6:45pmBasic/Intermediate: Tuesdays/Thursdays7:00-8:00pmSaturdays9:30-11:00amAdvanced/Black Belt Tuesdays8:15-9:15pm212008 A1 Session 1 Dec 20-Feb 7 Reg begins 12/6212008 A2 Session 2 Feb 14-Apr 3 Reg begins 1/31212008 A3 Session 3 Apr 10-May 29 Reg begins 3/27Cost: Per 8-week session Resident: $95 Non-resident $119No class 12/24, 12/27, 12/31, 1/21, 1/31, 2/25, 3/13, 3/17, 3/20, 3/31KINDERDANCE Ages 2-5Kinderdance is a developmental dance and fitness program, placing specialemphasis on children’s self-esteem. Preschoolers learn the basics ofballet, tap, creative movement and gymnastics, while learning colors,shapes, numbers, songs & more. Adults wait outside the classroom.Kindertots Min-6;max-8; Kinderdance Min-6;max-12Instructor: Miss Sara and staffDays: Thursdays212026 Kindertots Age 2 Time: 10:15am-10:45am212028 Kinderdance Age 3-5 Time: 11:00am-NoonA1 Session 1 Mar 8-May 24 Reg begins 2/23Cost: Per 12-week sessionKindertots: Resident $120 Non-resident $150Kinderdance: Resident $168 Non-resident $210KINDERMUSIKKindermusik International offers quality musical experiences for newbornthru 4 years old. Children and parents alike delight in singing, echoingback tones, chants and rhythm. Come explore dance movements, instrumentsand cultures from all over the world. Very academic, fun and interactive.Min-6;max-14Instructor: Maestro CathyDays: Fridays212014 Village 12mos-24 mos Time: 9:30-10:15am212015 Our Time 16mos-30 mos 10:30-11:15am212016 Young Village 0 – 14 mos 11:30-12:15pm212017 Imagine That 2 ½yrs – 4 yrs 12:30-1:15pmA1 Session 1 Jan 6-Mar 30 Reg begins 12/23A2 Session 2 Apr 13-Jun 29 Reg begins 3/23Cost: Per 12-week session Resident $192 Non-resident $240Note: 20 % discount for second childMaterials fee payable to instructor at first classNo class 1/13PLAYBALL Ages 3-5Playball is a unique original sports and life-skills development programfor both boys and girls. Classes are fun, age specific, limited in size, andnon-competitive in nature. Sports skills include soccer, basketball, hockey,tennis, baseball and volleyball. Min-6;max-10Coach: Playball certified coachDays: WednesdaysTime: 4:00-4:45pm212425 A1 Session 1 Jan 25-Mar 14 Reg begins 1/11212425 A2 Session 2 Apr 4-May 23 Reg begins 3/21Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $110 Non-resident $138A $10 material fee that includes a Playball T-shirt is due on the first day ofclass.No class 3/21COOKING FUN WITH MISS IRENE Ages 5-9Your child will have fun learning basic cooking from scratch. Instructionsinclude kitchen safety, measurements, napkin folding, and table setting.Parents are asked to wait outside the classroom. Min- 6;max-10Instructor: Miss IreneDays: MondaysTime: 3:30-5pm212019 A1 Session 1 Jan 23 Reg begins 1/9212019 A2 Session 2 Feb 13 Reg begins 1/30212019 A3 Session 3 Mar 5 Reg begins 2/19212019 A4 Session 4 Apr 9 Reg begins 3/26Cost: Per session Resident $12 Non-resident $15Note: $6 Supply fee payable to instructor at 1st class.Please disclose any food allergies your child may have at registration.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 15


FAMILYGROOVE – Fun for the whole familyCome shimmy, wiggle and dance your way to a happy and healthy body!Round up the family and let’s get moving. Simple moves and awesomemusic gets everyone moving in a way that emphasizes creativity while increasingphysical fitness. www.thegroovemethod.com Min-4;max-30Instructor: Heidi Lauckhardt-Rhoades, AFAA, ACE, PIA, TRX, IndoBoard,JumpSport & Groove fitness certified.Days: Saturdays212036 A1 Session 1 Jan 7-Feb 11 Reg begins 12/17212036 A2 Session 2 Feb 25-Apr 7 Reg begins 2/11212036 A3 Session 3 Apr 21-May 26 Reg begins 4/7Cost: Per 6-wk session per family Resident $72 Non-resident $90No class 3/31YOUNG ARTWORK Ages 2–5Time: 11:30am-12:30pmNEW!Bilingual art classes for young children using age appropriated art materialsand tools together with parent. Parent and child will have the experienceand exploration of colors, shapes, textures, and appreciation for art;come to explore and discover together. Min-3;max-10.Instructor: Natalie GamboaDays: Tuesdays212202 Age 4-5 Time: 3:30pm-4:15pm212203 Age 2-3 Time: 4:30pm-5:15pmA1 Session 1 Jan 10-Feb 14 Reg begins 12/28A2 Session 2 Feb 28-Apr 3 Reg begins 2/14A3 Session 3 Apr 17-May 22 Reg begins 4/3Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $95 Non-resident $119Art in Public PlacesEach month the James A. Rutherford Community Center showcases localartists and their artwork. These exhibitions are free to the public andopen during regular community center hours.January-Rimma BarenboimRimma is a self-taught artist & jeweler, also working in stained glass.She sews, knits and her “crouched rope” bead creations are all hand crocheted.Creating one-of-a-kind pieces is a fun and exhilarating journey.561-445-6653January-Joni SackJoni is an award winning self taught artist. She is a member of the Artist’sGuild of Boca Raton and exhibits widely throughout South Florida.She has a natural eye for color and composition which is demonstratedin her vibrant still-lifes. 561-391-9938February-Les Petite CollecteursA non-profit organization whose purpose is to create and stimulate interestin dollhouse miniatures. They meet monthly at the Boca RatonCommunity Center and each year they conduct a show and sale to generatemoney for abused children. Anyone interested in learning moreabout this interesting hobby may phone 561-883-7971.February-Mimi FranklinMimi is from Highland Beach. Her pen and ink pieces reflect her whimsicalview of life. She has exhibited in Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, andNew Hampshire. 561-704-7526.March-Student Art ShowsThis display consists of artwork created by students in grades sixthrough twelve. To provide recognition, certificates and ribbons arepresented to each student.April-Alexa MetichecchiFrom Bogota, Colombia, a design school graduate, Alexandra’s figureand portrait paintings are an explosion of expression and movement.She evokes happy memories, vibrant color and texture. Her works canbe found in schools, restaurants and private homes. 954-796-0940April-Marilyn B. HarkA former gallery & frame shop owner in Miami, a self-described eclecticpainter. Marilyn devotes her time to creating artwork exploring a newinterest in ceramics. She has exhibited in local galleries & had severalone woman shows in South Florida. 561-988-2212special EVENTSSPRING CHILDREN’S FAIRat Patch Reef ParkTUESDAY, MARCH 20 • 10:00am-3:00pmEnjoy the Spring break from school. Free entrance to the park,entertainment and arts & crafts. Individual ride tickets $3 eachor purchase a bracelet for $15 and enjoy unlimited rides all day.Refreshments will be available for sale.Lots of fun for children ages 2-12For more information please call (561) 367-7035(Inclement Weather Date: Wednesday, March 21)Manatee Queen Intracoastal Waterways TourJupiter FloridaWednesday, January 25 8am-4pmRegistration begins Nov 12Cost: $63Criuse the Loxahatchee River and Intracoastal Waterway alongJupiter Island. We will see some of Florida’s natural wonders,homes of the rich & famous, then enjoy dining in an upscale KeyWest style atmosphere at Sugar Cane Island Bistro. Please arrive atPatch Reef Park for check-in at 7:30am.St. Lucie County Historical Museum,Marine Center & UDT Navy Seal MuseumSt. Lucie, FLORIDAThursday, February 16 • 8:30am-6:00pmRegistration begins November 12Cost: $55 per personExplore the St. Lucie County Historical Museum’s colorful exhibits& artifacts ranging from Spanish Treasure ships & Seminole Warsto early industries on the Treasure Coast. Then on to the MarineCenter featuring the Smithsonian Marine Everglades Exhibit,where you will enjoy lunch at Mangrove Matties. Next we travel tothe only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the elitewarriors of Naval Special Warfare. The Navy UDT Seal Museumoffers an extensive collection of weapons, military vehicles, boatsdiving gear and a Huey Helicopter.Price includes: entrance fees, lunch and bus transportation.Please arrive at Patch Reef Park for check-in by 8:00am.Min.40; max 47Miami City TourThursday, March 29 • 8:00am-5:00pmRegistrations begin November 12Cost: $28 per personJoin us on an entertaining and educational 3 hour guided bus tourof the fascinating sights & landmarks of Miami. We will see ArtDeco Hotels on South Beach, Coral Gables’ Mediterranean RevivalArchitecture, Little Havana in Calle Ocho and Coconut Grove,including the palatial Biltmore Hotel and the Venetian Pool. Afterthe tour you will be on your own for lunch, with choices fromBubba Gump’s Shrimp Co., Hard Rock Café, Mango’s, Chili’s andmany others restaurants at Bayside Market Place, where you willalso have time to shop.Price includes guided tour and bus transportation.Please arrive at Patch Reef Park for check-in by 7:30am.Min.40; max 47[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]16 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


Boca Raton Tennis Center271 N.W. Boca Raton Boulevard (N.W. 2nd Avenue), Boca Raton 33432 • Phone: (561) 393-7978 • Fax: (561) 338-3571Jim Tierney – Tennis Centers Administrator USPTA, MRTwww.brtenniscenter.comGENERAL INFORMATION10 Lighted Clay Courts Pro ShopFull Racquet Service Ball MachineAnnual Permits Available Lockers & ShowersRecipient: USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year AwardHOURS OF OPERATIONMonday – ThursdayFridaySaturday – Sunday8:00 am - 9:00 pm8:00 am - 6:00 pm8:00 am - 1:00 pmRESERVATIONSPermit Holders Beginning 1:00pm two days in advanceNon-Permit Holders Beginning 8:00am day of playFEES (tax included)COURT RATES Resident Non-residentAdults $6 $12Junior $5 $9ANNUAL PERMIT RATES (Oct 1- Sep 30, 2012)ResidentAdult $244 $625Family $319 $825Junior (17 & under) $55 $155Semi-Annual Permits on sale April 1stResident – Resides in the City of Boca RatonNon-residentSPECIAL ACTIVITIESSPRING BREAK JUNIOR CAMPMarch 19 – 239:00 am – 1:00 pm (Rain or Shine)Featuring: “QuickStart / 10 & Under Tennis”Tennis • Pizza Party • Games • Prizes • Fun!!!--------------------------SONY ERICSSON BUS TRIPMonday, March 26SONY ERICSSON / KEY BISCAYNE BUS TRIPBus departs Boca Raton Tennis CenterLeaves 9:00 am Returns 7:00 pmIncludes reserved seat, round trip transportation, refreshmentsThis will sellout!!! • Space Limited • Cost TBAFor information call Boca Raton Tennis Center (561) 393-7978---------------------------------------JUNIOR WINTER TENNIS CAMPTwo 5-day sessions • For Ages (7-16)Session 1 December 26-30Session 2 January 2-6-----------------------------------------Boca Raton NTRP Spring ChampionshipsFebruary 11 – 13Men & Women’s Singles with Consolation RoundDivisions: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5Register online: ustaflorida@usta.com-------------------------------------JUNIOR SPRING BREAK CAMPMarch 19 – 23Games – Prizes – FUN!All abilities – Ages 6 – 18For details and information (561) 393-7978INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMSOur certified and friendly instructors offer a wide range of lessons basedon age and ability. Private and group lessons are available for beginnersthrough tournament players.PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS (USPTA / PTA)Rafael Acuna, Tara DunneCLASS SCHEDULINGRegistration begins one month prior to the beginning of each session andcontinues until classes are filled. Call for the start of session date.LESSONSLessons available by appointment, please call 393-7978Private LessonResident $28 per ½ hr; $50 per hrNon-resident $35 per ½ hr; $62.50 per hrSemi-Private (rates per personResident $16 per ½ hr; $28 per hrNon-resident $20 per ½ hr; $35 per hrThree and Me (rates per person)Resident $20 per hr Non-resident $25 per hrFour and Me (rates per person)Resident $16 per hr Non-resident $20 per hrAFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMBoca Academy of Tennis10 & UNDER TENNIS/ QuickStart Ages 5-10Promoted by the USTA, 10 & Under Tennis is the first stage in the progressivedevelopment of a player. 10 & Under Tennis features age/size appropriatenets, courts, and equipment.Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pmCost: Daily: 1-hr class Resident $15 Non-resident $18.75Per 4-week session: Resident $50 Non-resident $62.50221155 Daily / Mon-Fri 3:30 – 4:30pm4-week session 3:30 – 4:30pmBEGINNER – ADVANCED Ages 11-18Beginners – fun & games to help learn the fundamental strokes, court position,scoring and playing pointsIntermediates – more advanced skills: spins, offense and defensive playAdvanced – strategies, control, power, match playTime: 4:30 - 6:00 pmCost: Daily 1 ½ hr class Resident $20 Non-resident $25Per 4-week session: Resident $75 Non-resident $93.75221165 Daily / Mon-Fri 4:30 – 6:00pm4-week session 4:30 – 6:00pm[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 17


ADULT PLAYER DEVELOPMENT/CLINICSCost: Per 1-hr class Resident $16 Non-resident $20Per 1 ½ hr class Resident $20 Non-resident $25Class size limited • reservations recommendedRefunds require 24 hr. notice • discounts availableBEGINNER221011 Monday 7:00 – 8:00pm221016 Saturday 9:00 – 10:00amADVANCED BEGINNER221026 Saturday 9:00 – 10:00am221052 Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00pm221024 Wednesday 7:00 – 8:30pmINTERMEDIATE221023 Wednesday 9:00 – 10:00am221044 Thursday 7:00 – 8:00pm221045 Friday 9:00 – 10:00am221046 Saturday 10:00 – 11:00amINTERMEDIATE +221052 Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00pmOTHER PROGRAMSBRTC In-House Singles Ladder(All residents & Permit Holders invited)Palm Beach Tennis Circuit Singles Ladder(High level of competition - Playoffs TBD)SPBCWTA Teams: Division 3 & 7Palm Tennis Sr. Women’s TeamRound RobinsDETAILS & INFORMATION (561) 393-7978Resident: Resides in the City of Boca RatonFees are non-refundable after first classPrograms and fees subject to changePatch Reef Park Tennis Center2000 Yamato Road, Boca Raton 33431 • Just west of Military Trail • Phone (561) 367-7090 • FAX (561) 997-0818www.PatchReefPark.org • Leslie Martorano, Tennis Center SupervisorGENERAL INFORMATION• 17 lighted Plexicushion courts• Annual permits available• 4 practice walls• Pro shop• Full racquet service• Ball machines• Lockers & showers• Children’s playground• Recipient: USTA Outstanding Facility of the Year AwardHOURS OF OPERATIONMonday-Thursday7:30am-10:00pmFriday7:30am- 9:00pmSaturday7:30am- 6:00pmSunday7:30am- 5:00pmRESERVATIONSPermit HoldersBeginning 12:30pm 2 days in advanceNon-Permit HoldersBeginning 7:30am day of playFEES (tax included)COURT RATES Resident Non-residentAdults $4.50 $5.75Juniors (17 and under) $3.25 $4.50ANNUAL PERMIT RATES (Oct 1- Sep 30)ResidentAdults $160 $256Juniors (17 and under) $ 43 $ 86Family $213 $384*Note: Juniors 17 years and underSEMI-ANNUAL PERMITS ON SALE APRIL 1Non-residentPLAN YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY PARTY ATPATCH REEF PARK TENNIS CENTERFOR MORE INFORMATION (561) 367-7090Resident – Resides in Palm Beach CountyFees are non-refundable after first classPrograms and fees subject to change.This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkSPECIAL EVENTSUSTA JR. TOURNAMENTMarch 3-5Boca Raton NTRP ClassicMen & Women 3.0-4.5 Singles/Doubles---------------FLORIDA OPEN INTERNATIONALWHEELCHAIR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPSApril 4-8World’s largest wheelchair tournament!Spectators Welcome!!---------------SINGLES LADDERJan 16-March 23Deadline for sign up Jan 12Sign up information (561) 367-7090---------------SPRING BREAK CAMPMarch 19- March 239:00am- 3:30pmGAMES-PRIZES-FUNFamily discounts/Attendance optionsSign-up information (561) 367-7090---------------SONY ERICSSON BUS TRIPMonday, March 26Leaving from the Boca Raton Tennis CenterTrip includes reserved seating; refreshments and round trip transportationto Key Biscayne.Bus departs 9:00am and returns 7:00pmSpace Limited- Cost TBAFor more information callBoca Raton Tennis Center 561-393-7978---------------JUNIOR TENNIS SERIESActivity # 222176 5 weeks Jan 14- Feb 11Activity # 222177 5 weeks Feb 18- Mar 17Activity # 222178 5 weeks Apr 14- May 12Ages 6-18 • Compete against others of like abilities[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]18 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


LEAGUESWOMEN: Daytime Leagues: Levels 1,2A,4,5,Senior Ladies, Night Leagues: 3.5-5.0 divisionsMEN: Night Leagues: 3.5-4.5 divisionsUSTA- Women’s night leaguesPlease call Pro Shop for Information (561) 367-7090TEAM TRYOUTSAPRIL 11,12,13 • NoonFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL LESLIE (561)367-7090INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMSOur certified staff can accommodate all levels of play, young and not soyoung. There are several scheduling options available to fit your needs.PROFESSIONAL STAFF (USPTA, PTR)Tom Pappalardo, Kari Yerg, Paige Cangialosi,Dina Lavoe, Nicole Roth, Pam WilkinsonLiz Dubman Zadoff, Muzi DagidirLESSONSAll lessons available by appointment.Private lessonResident$28 per ½ hr; $50 per hrNon-resident $35 per ½ hr $62.50 per hrSemi-Private (Rates per person)Resident$16 per ½ hr; $28 per hrNon-resident $20 per ½ hr $35 per hrB(Rates per person)Resident$20 per hrNon-resident $25 per hrFour & Me (Rates per person)Resident$16 per hrNon-resident $20 per hrLesson Series ( Must use within 3 months)6- One hour lessonsResident $275Non-resident $343.756- One hour/2 & Me lessonsResident $308Non-resident $385ELITE WHEELCHAIR TENNIS CLINICDay: TuesdaysCost: No ChargeBALL MACHINE CLINICNEW!All levels. Learn how to use and take advantage of one of the bestpracticing tools in tennis.222009 1st Friday of month 9:00-10:00amCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.505:30-8:00pmADULT CLINICSCost: Per 1 hour classResident $16 Non-resident $20Per 1 ½ hour classResident $21 Non-resident $26.25(unless otherwise stated)Prepayment & reservations a mustRefunds require 24-hr cancellationBEGINNER222012 Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm222002 Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am222006 Saturdays 11:30-12:30pmADVANCED BEGINNER222022 Tuesdays 7:30- 8:30pm222027 Sundays 9:30-1 0:30amINTERMEDIATE222032 Wednesdays 9:00- 10:00am222033 Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30pm222036 Saturdays 8:30- 10:00am222087 Sundays 10:30- 12:00pmINTERMEDIATE- HIT & RUN222034 Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30pmHIGH INTERMEDIATELADIES NIGHT-Instruction plus match play.222054 Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pmHIGH INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED222043 Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pmADVANCED222056 Saturday s 10:00-11:30amMEN’S NIGHT- Instruction plus match play.222053 Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00pmALL LEVELSSTROKE OF THE WEEK-222075 Thursdays 9:00-10:00amCARDIO TENNIS222099 Fridays 6:00- 7:30pmHITTING FRENZIE222077 Fridays 10:00- 11:30amDOUBLE STRATEGY222064 Tuesdays 9:30- 11:00amJUNIOR CLINICSCost:DailyPer ½, ¾, or 1 hour classResident $15 Non-resident $18.75Exception-Mini Me Level One-Resident $17.50 Non-resident $ 21.87Per 1 ½ hour classResident $20 Non-resident $25Per 2 hour classResident $25 Non-resident $31.25Series- 4 Weeks (call Pro Shop for schedule)Per 1 hour classResident $50 Non-resident $62.50Per 1 ½ hour classResident $75 Non-resident $93.75Per 2 hour classResident $90 Non-resident $112.50Series- 6 Weeks (call Pro Shop for schedule)Per ¾ or 1 hour classResident $75 Non-resident $93.75Exception-Mini Me Level OneResident $90 Non-resident $ 112.50HOME SCHOOLERS PROGRAM (6 week series)BEGINNERS/ADVANCED BEGINNERS222110 Mondays Ages 6-9 2:00-3:00pmBEGINNERS/ADVANCED BEGINNERS222111 Tuesdays Ages 10-16 2:00-3:00pmPhysical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 19


LESSONS – Available by appointmentPrivate lessonResident $55 per hr; $30 per ½ hrNon-resident $68.75 per hr; $37.50 per ½ hrSemi-Private (Rates per person)Resident $30 per hr; Non-resident $37.50 per hrThree & Pro (Rates per person)Resident $20 per hr; Non-resident $25 per hrFour & Pro (Rates per person)Resident $15 per hr; Non-resident $18.75 per hrADULT CLINIC – limit of 6 studentsCost: 1 hr Resident $16 Non-resident $201 ½ Resident $24 Non-resident $30Prepayment & reservations a mustRefunds require a 24 hr cancellation noticeStudents/Time : 4-6/ 1-hr clinic, 3/ 45 min., 1-2/ 30 min.Beginner224003 Wednesday 6:00-7:00pmAdvanced Beginner224013 Wednesday 7:00-8:00pm224014 Thursday 6:00-7:00pm224016 Saturday 1:00– 12:00pmLow Intermediate224022 Tuesday 6:30-7:30pmIntermediate224033 Wednesday 9:00-10:00am224034 Thursday 6:30-7:30pm224035 Friday 5:30-6:30pm224036 Saturday 10:00-11:00am224037 Sunday 9:00-10:00amIntermediate +224047 Sunday 10:00-11:00amAdvanced224051 Monday 6:30-7:30pm224052 Tuesday 10:00-11:00am224057 Sunday 8:00-9:00amAll Levels –Stroke of the Week224065 Friday 9:00-10:00amAll Levels – High Energy Work Out224074 Thursday 9:00-10:00amLow Intermediate & Up –Doubles Training224023 Wednesday 9-10:30All Levels – Ball Machine Clinic224087 First Sunday each Month Noon – 1:00pmTENNIS FOR JUNIORS Ages 4 to 18Enroll your junior player into a sport that they will enjoy for a lifetime. Onlineregistration availableSessions start: Jan 9, Feb 6, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 74 week sessions / Daily Clinics also availableResident: Per session/one hour class $50; $15 dailyNon-resident $62.50 session; $18.75 dailyResident: Per session 1 ½ hr class $75; $22.50 dailyNon-resident $93.75; $28.13 dailyWalk-ins are not guaranteed a spot!QUICK START – Coach Jimmy will head up our Quick Start Tennis .ThisUSTA method of teaching the junior player uses age appropriatecourts and equipment.Learn more at www.USTA.comONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.QS LITTLE TENNIS Ages 4-6224111 Monday 3:00-4:00pm224113 Wednesday 3:00-4:00pmQS Junior Strokers Ages 7-10224101 Monday 4:00-5:00pm224103 Wednesday 4:00-5:00pmProgress with Coach Jimmy to:ACES 1 for the advanced beginner: strokes,playing point, scoring, mini-tennis match preparation.224122 Tuesday 3:15-4:15pm224124 Thursday 3:15-4:15pmACES 2 for the low Intermediate players224128 Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm224129 Thursday 4:30-5:30pmIntermediate to Advanced IntermediateSMASHERS - Ages 8 & UpEmphasis on: stroke production, introduction of playing strategy andmental skills, specialty shots. Proevaluation for enrollment based on age and ability.224132 Tuesday 5:00-6:00pm224134 Thursday 5:00-6:00pm224136 Saturday 11am-12:30pmRIPPERS (Advanced) – Ages 10 & Up - Coach JeromeImprove all skills needed for competition. Develop: strokes for control, accuracy,power, master pace and spins, sound footwork. Pro evaluation forenrollment based on age and ability. Fast paced, high energy224141 Monday 4:45-6:15pm224143 Wednesday 4:45-6:15pmJUNIOR WINTER BREAK CAMPAges 6 – 16 • 9:00am – 3:00pm • All Levels#124201 Week 1 December 26-30#124202 Week 2 January 2-6Resident $210 Non-resident $262.50Daily Rate: Resident $55 Non-resident $68.75Drills • Match play • Scoring • Lunch includedArts & Crafts • Swim BreakFriday Awards Presentation & CarnivalLimited Space – sign up starting Nov 15PEE WEE WINTER BREAK CAMPAges 3 – 6 Time: 9:00 – NoonQuick Start Method geared to the little ones withage appropriate equipment for fast learningPizza Party Friday •Arts & Crafts • Swim Break#124221 Week 1 December 26-30#124222 Week 2 January 2-6Full Week: Resident $135 Non-resident $168.75Daily Rate: Resident $55 Non-resident $68.75QUICK START JUNIOR CLINICEVERY SATURDAY WITH COACH JIMMYStart your beginner juniorlearning the game the right wayResident $15 Non-resident $18.75Check out the Quick Start Method @ www.USTA.com224156 11am – Noon Ages 4-6224166 Noon – 1pm Ages 7-10JUNIOR TOURNAMENT TRAINING-ADVANCEDFor the USTA Junior Tournament PlayerCall Coach Brian for details[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 21


SPECIAL ACTIVITIESMEET AND GREETTHE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTHAVAILABLE FOR NEW PERMIT HOLDERS LOOKING FOR A GAME OR TOFIND YOUR LEVEL11:00 – HIT WITH PRO • 11:30 ROUND ROBINAll permit holders trying to find games are invited for a one time evaluationof game level /Sign up in shop~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Mixed Up Fun Doubles Round RobinSaturday afternoon fun 4:00 – 5:30pmPermit holder $6 Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50Intermediate to Intermediate + • Prizes, soft drinksMin-8; Max-16 players • Call to hold a spot~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~SINGLES LADDER FOR MEN AND LADIESPermit Holders onlyWraps up March 24 with ourLADDER TOURNAMENT & AWARDS LUNCH$20 for the seasonNew Ladder for Spring /Summer starts April 15th~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Men’s Doubles Night - Every Monday(Except on Holidays)For the Intermediate to Advanced PlayerSign in 7:00pm / Play 7:30/No warm up courtsPrizes • Gatorade • Balls • Pro InvolvementNo Phone Reservations Space is limitedFirst Come, First Served starting at 7:00pmPermit Holder $6 Resident $12 Non-resident-$15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~IT’S A LOVE MATCH…VALENTINE’S MIXERFriday, February 10Check In & Warm up starts at 5:30pm • Round Robin 6- 7:30pmPizza Party and Prizes 7:30 – 8:00pmBring your Valentine or just bring you!!Permit holder $6 Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50Reservations a MustSWING INTO SPRING MIXERSaturday, March 10ROUND ROBIN MIXER 11:00am – 12:30pmFOLLOWED BY A LIGHT LUNCH ON THE PATIOPermit holder $8 Resident $12 Non-resident $15Reservations a must!Sunday April 1April Fools For Real… It’s a free Guest Day – All DayAnd… Free Ball Machine –All Day!!APRIL 15MY TAXES ARE PAID SO NOW I CAN PLAYROUND ROBIN 9:30-11:00amLITE BRUNCH TO FOLLOW AT PATIOPermit holder $6 Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50TWO WAYS TO BETTER PLAY –THE BALLMACHINEA great way to practice against a partner that never misses!!Hourly Rental Available Noon-6pmPermit holder $10.60 Resident $12.75 Non-resident/$15.75OrJoin the Ball Machine ClubUnlimited use of the ball machine per monthPermit holder $50 Resident $60 Non-resident $75Stop in for more info and sign up for aone hour free trial offer!! Restrictions apply~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Leagues • Leagues • LeaguesYou may be the ACE we are looking for!For all levels and ages Men’s & LadiesMust be a permit holder(based on availability per team)SPRING BREAK JUNIOR CAMP#224201 MARCH 19-23Ages : 6 to 16 • ALL LEVELSMonday thru Friday • 9:00 – 3:00Drills • Match Play • Tee ShirtsLunch • Swim Break • Arts & CraftsCarnival Friday with awards ceremonyResident $210 Non-resident $262.50Daily: Resident $55 Non-resident $68.50Space is limited • Sign up starts Feb15GAP CAMP AVAILABLE DAILY UNTIL 5:30Call for detailsPEE WEE QUICK START SPRING BREAK CAMPAges: 3 to 6 • 9:00am – Noon#224221 March 19 - 23Quick Start Method geared to the little ones with age appropriateequipment for fast learningPizza Party Friday •Swim Break • Arts & CraftsResident $135 Non-resident $168.75Per day: Resident $35 Non-resident $43.75USTA BOYS 12’S & UNDERSUPER NATIONAL SPRING CHAMPIONSHIPAPRIL 8 – 13COME AND WATCH THE STARS OFTOMORROW PLAY RIGHT HEREIN YOUR OWN BACKYARD!JUNIOR SUMMER CAMPSTARTS JUNE 11[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]22 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course8111 Golf Course Road Boca Raton 33434 • ¼ Mile west of the Turnpike bridge on the north side of Glades RoadGreg Jerolaman, PGA, Golf Course ManagerMichael J. Martin, Golf Course Superintendent • Mike DiRoberto, Assistant SuperintendentDoreen Richard, Assistant Golf Course Manager • Peter Castellano, Golf Operations SupervisorSusan Rosselli, Golf Administrative Specialist • Bob Impaglia, PGA, Director of GolfAdvance Tee Times (561) 347-5200 or visit: www.bocacitygolf.comDay of Play Tee times and Course Info (561) 367-7000Golf Professional (561) 367-7050Boca Raton’s golf courses are situated in a 210-acre park setting of beautifully manicured greens, fairways, trees and winding lakes. Our 18-holeChampionship course is a 6,714 yard, par 72 (rated a “must play” by the Sun-Sentinel) and the Executive Course is a 9-hole, par 30. Both coursesprovide great challenge while being fun and fair and we take great pride in assuring patrons our course conditioning is always at its best (and ourpace of play program keeps you on schedule)! Amenities include fully stocked pro shop, driving range, putting & chipping greens and snack barserving breakfast and lunch daily.CALL ABOUT OUR GOLF DISCOUNT SPECIAL!! (561) 367-7029WINTER DAILY FEESNOVEMBER 15, 2011 – APRIL 14, 2012 (All Fees Include Tax)SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIP COURSE MUNICIPAL OR RED REEF EXECUTIVERide Weekends Ride Weekdays Walk Ride WalkResident 18 holes $49.25 $45.25 $32.75 $28.75 $18.25Non-Resident 18 holes $59.00 $55.00 $42.25 $37.00 $24.00Resident 9 holes $34.75 $32.75 $22.75 $20.25 $13.25Non-Resident 9 holes $44.50 $42.25 $27.25 $25.75 $16.25Junior Resident 18 holes $30.25 $19.25 $18.25 $9.25Junior Non-Resident 18 holes $38.25 $24.25 $22.25 $11.25Junior Resident 9 holes $22.75 $13.75 $14.75 $7.75Junior Non-Resident 9 holes $27.75 $16.25 $18.75 $9.25Pull Cart Rental - $4.00 • Practice Range Balls per bucket – Large $6; Medium $4; Small $2Above fees include a $2.00 per 9 or 18 hole round Capital Improvement fee for all golfers using the golf courses.A daily green fee is charged for all membership/permit play.Individual adult and junior golf lessons and clinics are available year’round.Call Teaching Professionals Scott Lampariello or Rusty Bacigalupi at (561) 367-7050.Red Reef Oceanfront Executive Golf Course1221 N. State Road A1A Boca Raton 33432Same day Tee times & Information (561) 391-5014 • Advance tee times (561) 347-5200 or visit www.bocacitygolf.comDoreen Richard, Assistant Golf Course Manager • Marvin Szehner, Assistant Golf Course SuperintendentFrancis Sanatan, Golf Operations SupervisorPlaying this oceanfront gem is a one-of-a-kind golf experience. Red Reef providesbreathtaking, panoramic views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean!PLEASE REFER TO THE RATES ABOVE FOR RED REEF DAILY PLAY RATES.ALL RATES FOR THE RED REEF EXECUTIVE COURSE ARE IDENTICAL TO THE RATESFOR THE MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVE COURSE.For City of Boca Raton & Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District residents, renewals and new permit or ID card applicants must provide proof ofresidency. Proof of residency shall include both a driver’s license or photo ID and current tax bill or utility bill with your name and address. Otheracceptable proofs of residency are: Vehicle Registration (current) Original Deed to Property, Lease Agreement, Declaration of Domicile, MortgageStatement, Property Tax Receipt or a letter from the Director of Campus Housing. Resident ID cards must be presented at check-in each time you play.The above fees include applicable greens, cart, capital improvement fee and 6% Florida Sales Tax.Programs and Fees Subject to Change[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 23


Athletic ProgramsBoca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Boulevard Boca Raton 33432League Information and Upcoming Registrations (561) 393-7806 selection #3Kevin Beckman, Programs AdministratorRyan Reckley, James Thomas, CPRP, Athletic Supervisors IShannon J. Lotito, APRP, Athletic Program CoordinatorC.O.B.R.A. is an acronym for City of Boca Raton Athletics. Each C.O.B.R.A.administrator is a CYSA (Certified Youth Sports Administrator) and is alwayseasily accessible to answer all questions and concerns.YOUTH PROGRAMSFor participation in all youth programs a birth certificate and proof of residency are necessary at time of registrationCOBRA YOUTH ROLLER HOCKEYSESSION 2 MARCH – MAYOnline registration: www.sugarsandpark.org/youth-roller-hockeyAge: 5-16 years (age as of 5/31/12)Proof of date of birth requiredTime Commitment: 1 weeknight practice, 1 weekend gameCost: Resident: $105 Non-resident $131.25Phone: (561) 347-3908, Kevin Beckman Email: kbeckman@myboca.usCOBRA T-BALL& MODIFIED COACH PITCHRegistration: Boca Raton Community CenterSeason: Late February-May (approx 10 wks)Cost: Resident $95 Non-resident $118.75Age: 4-7 yrs (age as of 8/1 of year playing)Time Commitment: 1 weeknight practice & 1 Saturday gamePhone: (561) 367-7001 Email: jthomas@myboca.usCOBRA GIRLS VOLLEYBALLRegistration: Boca Raton Community CenterMarch 3rd & March 17th 9:00am-NoonOnline registration: www.myboca.us/webtracSeason: June - August (10 weeks)Cost: Resident $95 Non-resident $118.75Age: 10-15 yrs. (10 yrs of age as of 8/1 of year playing and not older than15 on 8/1).Time Commitment: 1 weeknight game, & 1 hour practice on Sunday afternoon.Phone: (561) 367-7001 Email: jthomas@myboca.usCOBRA YOUTH BASKETBALLSESSION 2Online Registration: www.sugarsandpark.org/youth-basketballSaturday, Feb 4 & 18 • 9:00am – NoonProof of date of birth required Space is limited!!Play Location: Sugar Sand Park Field HouseLeague Play: Nov - FebAge: 5-6 (as of 5/31 of year playing)Cost: Resident $95 Non-resident $118.75Phone: 347-3916, Jim Henegar Email: jhenegar@myboca.usSTART SMART BASKETBALL(Sugar Sand Park Field House) Ages 3-5This program teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organizedbasketball. The program focuses on teaching children and theirparent’s basic sports mechanics without the threat of competition or thefear of getting hurt. Residents may register 3 weeks prior to start of sessionand non-residents may register 2 weeks prior to session. Space is limited.203109 Date: Tuesdays Jan 17 – Feb 28 3:30pm – 4:15pmSundays Jan 22 – Mar 4 10:00am – 10:45am203109 Date: Tuesdays Mar 27 – May 8 3:30pm – 4:15pmSundays Apr 1 – June 3 10:00am – 10:45amCost: Resident $70 Non-resident $87.50START SMART BASEBALL(Sugar Sand Park Field House) Ages 3-5This program teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to playorganized baseball. The program focuses on teaching children and theirparent’s basic sports mechanics without the threat of competition orthe fear of getting hurt. Residents may register 3 weeks prior to startof session and non-residents may register 2 weeks prior to session.Space is limited.203109 Date: Thursdays Jan 19 – Mar 1 3:30 - 4:15pmCost: Resident $70 Non-resident $87.50START SMART SOCCER(Sugar Sand Park Field House) Ages 3-5This program teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organizedsoccer. The program focuses on teaching children and their parentsbasic sports mechanics without the threat of competition or the fearof getting hurt. Residents may register 3 weeks prior to start of sessionand non-residents may register 2 weeks prior to session. Spaceis limited.203109 Date: Thursdays Mar 29 – May 10 3:30 – 4:15pmCost: Resident $70 Non-resident $87.50Additional Athletic Information on pages 28-32ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.Physical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]24 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


City of Boca Raton/Greater Boca Raton Beachand Park District Parks and Recreation FacilitiesServing you is a job we enjoy!1. Blazing Star Preserve2. Boca Isles Park3. Boca Raton Blvd. Pocket Park4. Boca Raton Dog Park – Mizner Bark5. Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course6. Boca Raton Public Library7. Boca Tierra Park8. Camino Villas Park9. Count deHoernle Train Depot10. El Rio Trail11. Florida Atlantic University Soccer Fields12. George Snow Park13. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center14. Hidden Lakes Park15. Hillsboro El Rio Park16. Hughes Park17. James A. Rutherford Park18. J. Patrick Lynch Golden Fig Park19. Lake Wyman Park20. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial21. Meadows Park22. Memorial Park23. Mizner Park24. NW 11th Avenue Park25. Palmetto Dune Park26. Palmetto Pk. Rd. Pocket Parks27. Patch Reef Park28. Patch Reef Trail29. Pine Breeze Park30. Por La Mar Park31. Red Reef Park32. Red Reef Executive Golf Course33. Sanborn Square34. Sand Pine Park35. Serenoa Glade Preserve36. Silver Palm Park37. Spanish River Park38. South Beach Park39. Spanish River Library & Community Ctr.40. Sugar Sand Park41. Swim & Racquet Center42. University Woodlands Park43. Yale Newman Park44. Yamato Scrub Natural Area24.141.10.596.0195.560.22.5M9.355.6151.412.53.2451.58.30.4512.7175.190.123.30.27553.5m1.50.339.726.21.48.693.776.324.513214.31150.62171751 Camino Real1200 SW 2nd Avenue4220 NW 2nd Avenue751 Banyan Trail8111 Golf Course Road200 NW Boca Raton Blvd.2601 NW 43rd Street580 W. Camino Real & El Rio Canal747 S. Dixie Hwy.Along El Rio Canal (Glades R d. & Yamato Rd.)Florida Atlantic Blvd.1101 NW 15th Street1801 N. Ocean Blvd.NW 4th Ave. & Country Club Blvd.499 SW 18th Street200 NE 14th Street600 NE 24th Street600 NW 7th Street1500 NE 5th Avenue222 Glades Rd.1300 NW 8th Street150 Crawford Blvd.Federal Highway and Mizner Blvd.620 NW 11th Avenue601 W. Palmetto Park Rd.1199 & 1201 NW Palmetto Park Rd.2000 Yamato RoadAlong E4 Canal (Glades Rd. to Yamato Rd.)1100 SW 20th StreetSpanish River Trail & Park Drive W1400 N. State Road A1A1221 N. State Road A1A72 N. Federal Highway300 Newcastle Street1101 NW 15th Street600 E. Palmetto Park Road3001 N. State Road A1A400 N. State Road A1A1501 NW Spanish River Blvd300. S. Military Trail21626 St. Andrews Blvd2501 St. Andrews Blvd470 NW 35th Street601 Clint Moore Road8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset7:30 am - Sunset7 am - SunsetSee page 88 am - Sunset8 am - SunsetSunrise - Sunset5 pm - 10 pm*8 am - Sunset9 am - 4 pm*8 am - Sunset8 am - 10 pm*8 am - 11 pm*8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - SunsetSunrise- Sunset7 am - 11 pm*8 am - 11 pm*8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - 11 pm*Sunrise - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - 10 pm*7:30 am - Sunset8 am - Sunset8 am - 11 pm*8 am - Sunset24 hrs.8 am - Sunset**8 am - SunsetSee Page 108 am - 11 pm*7:30 am - 10 pm*8 am - 11 pm*8 am - 11 pm*8 am - SunsetRestroomsPicnic TablesPavilionsGrillsPlaygroundFitness TrailTennis CourtBaseball/SoftballFootball/SoccerBasketball/VolleyballOpenfieldSwimmingSkateboarding/RollerbladingCommunity Centerxxxx x x x 2 x xx5lx x x x x x xxx x x 2xl lx x x x x2lx x x x xx xx x x x x x x x x xx x x x x 2l 1l 1l x Px x x 10l 2l 2l 1l x xxx x x x x x 17L 3l 3l 3l x xxxx x x xxx x x x xBxx x x x 2l l 2l l l xx x xx x x x x xBx x Bxx x x x x 6l 3l x xx x 26 Px x x x xx2l l 2l 3lKEYL=lightedB=beachP=pool* Park closes at sunset on Sundays** Park closed Tues-Thurnature trailspark benchespassive park, park benchpark benches & water fountainsrestaurant, pro-shop, driving rangepassive park, park benchuse by appointmentshared-used bikepath, park benchespark benches, nature trailboardwalk, tower, exhibits,boardwalk, trailspark benches, playground, fishing desksand volleyballbenchessand volleyball, tennisshuffleboard, skate parklinear park, fountains, park benches, Amphitheaterpassive park, park benchpassive park, park benches, fishing deckpassive parkconcession, press boxshared-used bikepath, park benches, fishingpassive park, park benchboardwalk, nature center9 hole ocean front golf coursepark benches, outdoor stage4 racquetball courts (L), tennisnature trailpark benches, boat launchnature trailcafé, room rentalinline hockey, fieldhouse, theater, science explorium26 clay courts/12 lightedplayground, park benches, tennis, picnic tablesnature trailsCOMMUNITY SCHOOLS45. Boca Raton Elementary School46. Boca Raton Community High School47. Boca Raton Community Middle School48. Don Estridge High Tech Middle School49. Omni Middle School50. Spanish River Community High School51. Verde Elementary School6.8302020604.7103 SW 1st Avenue1501 NW 15th Street1251 NW 8th Street1798 NW Spanish River Blvd.5775 Jog Road5100 Jog Road6590 Verde Trailx x x xl lgymnasium, soccer/football fieldgymnasium, ball fieldsTrack (L), ballfields, soccer fieldballfieldsracquetball (L), gymnasium, ballfieldst-ball[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 25xx l l xxl x l l xx x x x x 2 x


City of Boca Raton/Greater Boca Raton Beachand Park District Parks and Recreation Facilities1. Blazing Star Preserve2. Boca Isles Park Park3. Boca Raton Blvd. Pocket Park4. Boca Raton Dog Park – Mizner Bark5. Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course6. Boca Raton Public Library7. Boca Tierra Park8. Camino Villas Park9. Count deHoernle Train Depot10. El Rio Trail11. Florida Atlantic University Soccer Fields12. George Snow Park13. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center14. Hidden Lakes Park15. Hillsboro El Rio Park16. Hughes Park17. James A. Rutherford Park18. J. Patrick Lynch Golden Fig Park19. Lake Wyman Park20. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial21. Meadows Park22. Memorial Park23. Mizner Park24. NW 11th Avenue Park25. Palmetto Dune Park26. Palmetto Pk. Rd. Pocket Parks27. Patch Reef Park28. Patch Reef Trail29. Pine Breeze Park30. Por La Mar Park31. Red Reef Park32. Red Reef Executive Golf Course33. Sanborn Square34. Sand Pine Park35. Serenoa Glade Preserve36. Silver Palm Park37. Spanish River Park38. South Beach Park39. Spanish River Library & Community Center40. Sugar Sand Park41. Swim & Racquet Center42. University Woodlands Park43. Yale Newman Park44. Yamato Scrub Natural AreaNon-Smoking Parks/Facilities:Don Estridge Middle SchoolGumbo Limbo EnvironmentalComplexMizner Bark ParkPatch Reef ParkRed Reef ParkSouth Beach ParkSouth Beach PavilionSpanish River ParkSugar Sand ParkSwim & Racquet CenterThe following parks/recreationalfacilities have appropriate signage todesignate smoking / non–smokingareas. Non-smoking areas includeplayground areas, athletic field sportfacilities including seating areas,building entrance and restroomareas:Boca Isles ParkBoca Tierra ParkGeorge Snow ParkHidden Lakes ParkHillsboro El Rio ParkHughes ParkJames A. Rutherford ParkGolden Fig ParkLake Wyman ParkMeadows ParkMemorial ParkNW 11th Avenue ParkPalmetto Dune ParkPine Breeze ParkSanborn SquareSand Pine ParkSilver Palm ParkUniversity Woodlands ParkYale Newman ParkCOMMUNITY SCHOOLS45. Boca Raton Elementary School46. Boca Raton Community High School47. Boca Raton Community Middle School48. Don Estridge High Tech Middle School49. Omni Middle School50. Spanish River Community High School51. Verde Elementary School(Check with schools for availability of facilities)[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]26 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


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Athletic ProgramsBoca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Boulevard Boca Raton 33432League Information and Upcoming Registrations (561) 393-7806 selection #3Ryan Reckley, James Thomas CPRP, Athletic Supervisors IShannon J. Lotito, APRP, Athletic Program CoordinatorFOR PARTICIPATION IN ALL YOUTH PROGRAMS A BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY ARE NECESSARY AT TIME OF REGISTRATIONSpecial Needs Basketball and Soccer Refer to Page 43The following programs are offered by independent, non-profit, volunteer-supported organizations.SOCCERSoccer Association of Boca Raton (SABR)Registration: Currently wait listing players for 2011-12 season; Maythrough Aug for 2012-13 seasonPlease visit our website, www.sabrsoccer.net, for updated information, includingregistration dates.Season: Nov–FebAge: Girls 4-17 yrs (age on 7/31/11)Boys 4-18 yrs (age on 7/31/11)Time Commitment: Recreational - 1 weeknight practice,1 weekend game.Phone: (561) 988-0010BASEBALLBoca Raton Little LeagueChartered with Little League BaseballRegistration: Online registration on a continuous basis.Spring - register by Jan 7Fall - register by Aug 12Season: Spring Season : Feb- MaySpring All-Star Teams: May - JulyFall Season: Sept -DecAge: 7-16 (Spring: age 7 as of 4/30/12, Fall: age 7 by 4/30/2013)Time Commitment:1 weekly practice, 1 weeknight game & 1 Saturday gamePhone: (561) 750-8755See Website: http://www.bocalittleleague.comGIRLS FASTPITCH SOFTBALLBoca Raton Softball Association (BRSA)Registration: Online registration Nov-JanSeason: Feb – Late MayAge: 7 – 15 (age 7 as of January 1 of year playing)Time Commitment: 1 weeknight practice, 1 weeknight game and 1 SaturdaygamePhone: (561) 361-8477Website: www.bocasoftball.comTACKLE FOOTBALL/ CHEERLEADINGBoca JetsRegistration: James Rutherford Community Center at Patch Reef ParkSeason: July - NovAge: 6-15 yrs. (age as of 12/31 of year playing)Time Commitment: 4 Weeknight practices & Saturday gamesPhone: (561) 414-9770Website: www.bocajets.orgYOUTH LACROSSEBoca Jets LacrosseSpring Season: Mid Jan thru beginning of MayAge: K thru 8th GradesSeparate Boys and Girls teamsTime Commitment: 2 weeknight practices, 1 weekend gamePhone: (561) 392-1163POP WARNER FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADINGRegistration: Nov through Jul 1st (Online registration)Season: Aug through NovBoys and Girls Ages: 5 to 15 years of age (age 5 as of Jul 31st of yearplaying)Time Commitment: 3 weeknight practices & Saturday GamesPhone: (561) 299-1445Website: bocapopwarner.comTACKLE FOOTBALLBoca Raton Youth Athletic Association – “East Boca Tackle”Registration: Nov - JuneSeason: July - NovAge: 6-14years (as of 8/30/11)Time Commitment: Two practices per week & gameson Sat or Sun or Mon nightPhone: (561) 672-1308Website: www.eastbocatackle.comBASKETBALLBoca HoopsSeason: Aug-NovAge: 7-15 years(age as of 9/1 of year playing)Time: Commitment: 1 weeknight practice 1 weekend gamePhone: (561) 395-7372Website: www.bocahoops.comNON-RESIDENT YOUTH ATHLETIC PERMITNon-residents (those living outside of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & ParkDistrict and the City of Boca Raton) must purchase a $40 athletic permitbefore becoming eligible to register for any independent youth sports associationthat accepts non-residents. For more information please call theAthletics Office at (561) 393-7826.Information about the following leagues may be obtained bycalling the following numbers:POP WARNER FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING 299-1445PALM BEACH COUNTY RECREATION 966-6600BOCA HOOPS 395-7372EAST BOCA TACKLE FOOTBALL 672-1308BOCA JETS (FOOTBALL & Cheerleading) 414-9770BOCA RATON LITTLE LEAGUE 750-8755BOCA JETS LACROSSE 92-1163BOCA RATON SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION 361-8477SOCCER ASSOCIATION OF BOCA RATON 988-0010MEN/WOMEN RECREATIONAL SOCCER 988-0010ADULT BASEBALL 305-496-2962Website: www.bocajetslacrosse.com[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]28 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


2012 COBRA “HIT OUR STICK” ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUELeagues Played On Games Fees/Per Team Play BeginsAdult D Monday Nights 10 Res $395 MayNR$493.75*Adult D Tuesday Nights 10 Res $445 MayNR $556.25Adult C Wednesday Nights 10 Res $395 MayNR$493.75*Adult C Thursday Nights 10 Res $445 MayNR $556.25Co-Ed Friday Nights 10 Res $420 MayNR $525Religious Saturday Nights 10 Res$345 MayNR $431.25*Leagues include scorekeepers.*All leagues will have 1 umpire for the entire season and during playoffs.REGISTRATIONRegistration for RETURNING TEAMS will be held the week of March 26, 6-9pm at Patch Reef Park Softball Press Box. Registrationfor NEW TEAMS will be held Tuesday, April 3, 7-8pm at the James A Rutherford Community Center located at 2000 Yamato Rd,Boca Raton.IMPORTANT! Registration packets will be available beginning Monday, February 13, at the Athletics Offices in Boca RatonCommunity Center and James A. Rutherford Community Center at Patch Reef Park; Monday through Friday, 9:00am-9:00 pm;Saturday, 9:00am-1:00 pm. You can also visit the league website at www.leaguelineup.com/cityofbocaratonRegistration will be taken on a first come basis. Space is limited!Field condition information (561) 367-7068Tim Huxhold Skate Park & Shuffleboard Courts400 Crawford Boulevard, Boca Raton 33432 • (561) 393-7818 or (561) 367-7001Jim Thomas, Athletic Supervisor 1Operating Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 5:00- 9:00pm • Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-9:00pm • Saturday 1:00- 9:00pm • Sunday 1:00-6:00pmSpring Break: March 19-23 1:00-9:00pmhttp://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/skatepark.shtmSKATE PARK FEESResidentDaily $3Semi-Annual Individual* $31Semi-Annual Family* $41Annual Individual $61Annual Family $81Non-ResidentDaily $6Semi-Annual Individual* $61Semi-Annual Family* $81Annual Individual $121Annual Family $161* Semi-Annual pass is for April 1 – September 30THE TIM HUXHOLD SKATE PARK WILL BE CLOSED FOR ANNUALMAINTENANCE ON JANUARY 10 & 11SHUFFLEBOARD COURT FEESResident Non-residentDaily $1 $3Annual Individual $12 $28Annual Family $17 $41TO REGISTER FOR THE SKATE PARK:• Participant must be a least 5 years of age at the timeof registration.• Individuals under 18 years of age must be registeredby his/her parent or legal guardian.• All individuals must provide proof of date of birth.• If claiming resident status, proof must be shown.• Waiver of liability must be signed.• Must have helmet with chinstrap. Elbow, knee pads andwrist guards are highly recommended.IN-LINE / SKATEBOARD COMPETITIONFebruary 25Call for informationResident – Resides in the City of Boca RatonONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 29


Sugar Sand Park Field House300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton • (561) 347-3950 • http://www.sugarsandpark.org/athleticsJim Henegar CPRP, Athletic Supervisor IAthletic Assistants: Jack Thompson, C.J. KeesterOperating Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:00 am -10:30 pm • Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pmREGISTRATION FOR CLASSES IS TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO A NEW SESSION UNLESS OTHERWISE STATEDRegistration fees must be paid in advance and are non-refundableResidents are defined as the City of Boca Raton / Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District ResidentsChildren under 18 years may be registered ONLY by Parents or Legal Guardians.OPEN ROLLER HOCKEYOpen Roller Hockey (youth & adult) is only available to residents of the City of Boca Raton orGreater Boca Raton Beach & Park District. For additional information call (561) 347-3950.Open Play schedule is posted at the hockey rink and copies are available in the Field House.This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkFIELD HOUSE SPECIAL EVENTMIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE PARTYSaturdays: February 25 & April 28All dances 7:30 - 10:00pm$5.00 Admission - Live DJCall 347-3908 for information.Proof of Middle School age is required (report cd, sch. ID)FIELD HOUSE SCHEDULING INFORMATIONOpen play schedule for basketball and volleyball will be posted onthe 3rd Monday of the prior month. All Open Play programs are freeto residents of the Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District and theCity of Boca Raton. Proof of residency is required. Non-residents willbe charged $5.00 for Open Play. The weekly open play schedule can beobtained by calling (561) 347-3915.The Sugar Sand Park Field House will not be conducting activities fromThursday, Sep 1 through Monday, Sep 5, due to the resurfacing of thegymnasium floor. The office will be open during this time: Thursday,8:00am--10:30pm, Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, closed Saturday through Monday.Activities will resume on Tuesday, Sep 6, 8:00am.2011/12 ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUES2012 Leagues 18+ A, BPlayed On Tuesday NightsGames 10Fee Resident $500 per team / Non- resident $625 per teamPlay Begins March 27REGISTRATIONRegistration for basketball leagues will begin Monday, February 14 atthe Sugar Sand Park Field House.IMPORTANT!• Teams must pick up and complete the Roster/Waiver Form prior toregistration! Each player’s signature (see the Registration Packet) isrequired.• Teams must have 2/3 residents on their roster to meet resident teamstatus. Under 2/3 residents will be listed as a non-resident team.• Registration packets are available beginning Monday, January 23at Sugar Sand Park Field House, Monday-Saturday 8am-10pm, andSunday 10am-5pm.• Registration will be taken on a first come basis. Space is limited!• For additional information: (561) 347-3916.ADULT FITNESS CLASSESClasses run continuously and must be used within a 10-week period(based on purchase date). Class cards will be issued.MOM / CHILD CLASSESThe Sugar Sand Park field House in cooperation with One Family Place,Maternity & Pediatrics Boca Raton Community Hospital, offer the followingPrenatal and Postnatal classes. For more information contactKaren Bransdorf at fitmomboca@aol.com or (561) 306-6985.FITMOM BOOTCAMPThis workout is perfect for new moms who want to lose weight, strengthenand tone their body, and have fun meeting other new moms with theirbabies/toddlers. This boot camp class focuses on a variety of low-impactcardio drills, strength training exercises and core strengthening to get youenergized and back in shape! Doctors’ written release is required at registrationif baby is less than 8 weeks old. First class is free.Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 9:30-10:20amCost: 8 classes Resident $66 Non-resident $82.5016 classes Resident $118 Non-resident $147.50FITMOM-TO-BE-WORKOUTStay active and fit during your pregnancy, increase muscular strength andcardiovascular endurance with this total body workout that focuses on acombination of strength training moves, low-impact cardio and stretching.Doctors’ written release is required at registration. First class is free.Days: Tuesdays & ThursdaysTime: 10:30-11:10amCost: 8 classes Résident $66 Non-resident $82.5016 classes Résident $118 Non-resident $147.50PARKINSON’S EXERCISE CLASSThis program is designed for people with Parkinson’s. Components of thisprogram provide exercises that work to improve one’s balance, flexibilityand muscle strength. This program is available to people of all ages andruns continuous. For more information contact The South Florida Chapterof the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) or visit www.apdaflorida.org1st class free.Days: MondayWednesdayCost: 8 classes Resident $32 Non-resident $4016 classes Resident $60 Non-resident $75Time: 11:30am-12:30pmTime: 2:00-3:00pmJAZZERCISEClasses run continuously and must be used within a 10-week period(based on purchase date). Class cards will be issued.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]30 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


HURRICANE ALL STAR CHEER TEAM(United States Cheerleading Association)Open Tryout Clinic for all interested CheerleadersUSCA will be holding a month long open tryout clinic and practices for anycheerleader interested in becoming a part of the Hurricane All Stars for the2011/2012 season. Cheerleaders must be 11 years old and younger as ofAugust 31, 2012. (May not turn 12 before August 31).Days: Tuesday and ThursdayTime: 4:30 – 5:30pmAges: 11 years old and younger203040 Tryout Session: Tuesday and ThursdayDate: May 1 – May 31 (10 practices)Cost: 10 practices Resident $100 Non-resident $125KIDOKINETICSThe “Fun Way to Fitness” – your child will learn a new sport each week. Theywill be introduced to the basics of each sport in a fun and non-competitiveatmosphere. Activities include soccer, hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball,frisbee, golf, hula hoops, obstacle courses, T-ball and more.All classes are led by experienced coaches who will provide a fun and safeenvironment for learning. Kidokinetics focuses on individual achievementto improve the child’s self confidence. For more information contact (954)385-8511 or www.kidokinetics.com. (T-shirt can be purchased for an additional$10)Day: TuesdaysTime: Ages 3-5 3:45 – 4:30pm • Ages 2-4 4:30 - 5:15pm (some parentinvolvement)203006 Jan 10 – Feb 21 (7 weeks)203006 Feb 28 - April 17 (7 weeks) (No class 3/20)303006 April 24– June 5 (7 weeks)Cost: 7-week session Resident $77 Non-resident $96.25Days: ThursdaysTime: Ages 3-5 3:30 – 4:15pm203006 Jan 12 – Feb 23 (7 weeks)203006 Mar 1– April 19 (7 weeks) (No class 3/22)303006 April 26 – June 7 (7 weeks)Cost: 7-week session Resident $77 Non-resident $96.25TAE KWON DO Ages 6 –15Tae Kwon Do is an eclectic martial arts program that includes art, sportand self-defense. We offer a complete curriculum for beginning and advancedstudents. Components of this program also include Aikido andextensive mat work. Minimum - 10 per class. Class will meet on Mondaysand Fridays. Registration begins 2 weeks prior to start of class.Instructor: Richard MoseleyDays: Mondays Time: 6:00-7:30pmFridays Time: 5:30-7:00pm203050 Session 1 Jan 2 – Mar 2203050 Session 2 Mar 5 – May 4Cost: Per 9-week session Resident $100 Non-resident $125FENCING / EPEE CLASSES Ages 7 – AdultHave you ever wanted to challenge a friend to a duel? Then try out ourAfter School classes. A fun and exciting introduction to the sport offencing, kids will learn fencing skills, forge new friendships and have ablast. Fencing can improve self-esteem, increase concentration, buildconfidence and character and enhance balance, coordination & flexibility.www.fifacademy@aol.com203113 Intermediate/Advanced ClassMon, Wed, ThursTime: 7:00 – 10:00pmCost: Monthly Resident $125 Non-resident $156.25RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICSThis class is especially designed for females. Extremely popular in Europe,and is a fascinating combination f ballet, acrobatics and theatrical prop handling.Its oriented toward developing grace, smoothness and connectionwith musical accompaniment. Rhythmic Gymnastics involves two kinds oftechniques; body movement and apparatus handling. In this class childrenwill learn the basic techniques with rope, hoop and ribbon, while improvingtheir balance, flexibility, strength, agility and hand-eye coordination. Thisclass is structured to enhance overall self=confidence. Space is limited.MONDAYS203066 Session 1 Jan 9 – Feb 27 (8 weeks)203066 Session 2 Mar 5 – April 23 (8 weeks)203066 Session 3 Apr 30 – Jun 4 (6 weeks)Time: 3:15 – 4:10pm (55 min) 5 & 6 year old girlsWEDNESDAYS203066 Session 1 Jan 11 – Feb 29 (8 weeks)203066 Session 2 Mar 7 – April 25 (8 weeks)203066 Session 3 May 2 – Jun 6 (6 weeks)203113 Beginners ClassFriday classes TA Basketball Fundamentals (4 weeks)Fri & Sat6:15 – 10:00pmAges: 5 - 8Time: 5:30 – 6:30pmCost: Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50Cost: Resident $75 Non-resident $93.75203038 Session 1 Mar 2 - Mar 23203038 Session 2 Mar 30 – Apr 20203038 Session 3 Apr 27 - May 18203038 Session 4 May 25 - Jun 15303078 Session 5 Jun 22 - Jul 15303078 Session 6 Jul 20 - Aug 10[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]32 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012Time:3:15 – 4:10pm (55 min) 4 & 6 year old girls3:45 – 5:15pm (90 min) 6+ girlsFRIDAYS203066 Session 1 Jan 13 – Mar 2 (8 weeks)203066 Session 2 Mar 9 – Apr 27 (8 weeks)203066 Session 3 May 4 – Jun 8 (6 weeks)Time:1:15 – 2:00pm (45 min) 3 & 4 year old girls2:45 – 3:40pm (55 min) 4 & 6 year old girls3:45 – 5:15pm (90 min) 6+ girlsCost: Per 8-week session45 min. class Resident $100 Non-resident $12555 min. class Resident $112 Non-resident $14090 min. class Resident $152 Non-resident $190Cost: Per 6-week session45 min. class Resident $75 Non-resident $93.7555 min. class Resident $84 Non-resident $10590 min. class Resident $114 Non-resident $142.50MONDAYS & FRIDAYS(ADVANCED CLASS/PRE-TEAM (by Instructor Placement)203066 Session 1 Jan 9 - Mar 2 (8 weeks)203066 Session 2 Mar 5 – Apr 27 (8 weeks)203066 Session 3 Apr 30 – Jun 8 (6 weeks)Time: 3:15 – 5:15 (2 hours)Cost: Per 8 weeks:1 day a week: Resident $180 Non-resident $2252 days a week: Resident $330 Non-resident $412.50Cost: Per 6 weeks:1 day a week: Resident $135 Non-resident $168.752 days a week: Resident $247.50 Non-resident $309.38TAYLORED ATHLETES – Basketball ClassesThe TA Basketball Fundamentals and Elite Training program is designed tobring high-quality instruction to aspiring young professional athletes. Wefocus primarily on enhancing each athlete’s Fundamentals Skills, BasketballIQ, and Self Empowerment all while reinforcing the fundamentals of basketball.All aspects of basketball will be taught including, shooting, passing,ball handling, defense, team offense and team defense. For more informationcall (561) 347-3950 or www.tayloredathletes.com (1-800-816-0721).Thursday classes TA Elite Training (4 weeks)Ages: 9 - 14Time: 5:30 – 6:30pmCost: Resident $75 Non-resident $93.75203038 Session 1 Feb 23 - Mar 15203038 Session 2 Mar 22 - Apr 12203038 Session 3 Apr 19 - May 10203038 Session 4 May 17 - Jun 7303078 Session 5 Jun 14 - Jul 5303078 Session 6 Jul 12 - Aug 2303078 Session 7 Aug 9 – Aug 30


Sugar Sand Park Community Center300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton 33486 • (561) 347-3900 • www.sugarsandpark.orgTiffany Lucia, CPRP, Recreation Center Manager • Briann Harms, Recreation Center Supervisor IIICOMMUNITY CENTER HOURSMonday-Friday 8:00am-10:00pm • Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm • Sunday 10:00am-5:00pmClass registrations begin 2 weeks prior to start of new session with the exception of where otherwise indicated.FEES MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE AND ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.Programs, operating hours, and/or prices subject to changeADULT PROGRAMSTHE A to Z-Z-Z-Z-s OF WRITING CHILDREN’S BOOKSAges 19 and upWhether you’re writing a bedtime book, a fractured fairy tale, or a humoroushow-to, think character, action & conflict. Focus on surprising yourreader, targeting your audience, & visualizing scenes. Learn about the kindof children’s books that are read night after night. Min-6;max-20Instructor: Gloria RothsteinDays: WednesdaysTime: 7:00-9:00pm213218-A1 Session 1 Jan 25-Feb 29 Reg begins 1/11Cost: 5 classes Resident $115 Non-resident $143.75No class 2/15ONCE UPON A RHYMEAges 19 and upThe Magic of Writing Children’s BooksHow do you turn a favorite nursery rhyme or fairy tale into a fun new children’sbook? Focus on rhythm, rhyme & repetition. Spend 5 weeks rethinkingonce upon a time, happily ever afters, and long, long agos. Use writingexercises & discussions to help give your story idea a fresh new twist. Min-6;max-20Instructor: Gloria RothsteinDays: WednesdaysTime: 7:00-9:00pm213222-A1 Session 1 Mar 7-Apr 4 Reg begins 2/22Cost: 5 classes Resident $115 Non-resident $143.75Exploring Improv and the Art of Comedy SketchNEW!Ages 17 and upThis class provides students the opportunity to explore the fantastic worldof improvisational theatre and sketch comedy. Students will participate inthe different types of improv games, learn how to give and take cues fromtheir fellow improvers and collaborate on creating their own sketches.Min-10;max-25Instructor: Jason Perugia-SeiglerDays: TuesdaysTime: 6:30-9:30pm213027-A1 Session 1 Jan 3-Mar 6 Reg begins 12/20Days: WednesdaysTime: 6:30-9:30pm213027-A2 Session 1 Mar 21-May 16 Reg begins 3/7Cost: 8 classes Resident $120 Non-resident $150No class 1/31, 2/21, 4/18REALISTIC DRAWING & PAINTING Ages 18 and upLearn how to draw and paint utilizing the techniques perfected by the ItalianRenaissance Master Artists. Achieve realism in your art work by learninghow to paint with depth and proper use of colors; learn how to mixcolors in all painting mediums: acrylics, oils, watercolors & pastels. Opento adult students of all levels of ability. Students purchase their own materials.Basic materials list available at Sugar Sand Park Community Centerfront desk. Min-5;max 15Instructor: Arnold MoskowitzDays: Thursdays Time: 2:00pm-4:30pm213060-A1 Session 1 Jan 26-Feb 16 Reg begins 1/12213060-A2 Session 2 Mar 1- 29 Reg begins 2/16213060-A3 Session 3 Apr 19-May 10 Reg begins 4/5Cost: Per 4-week session Resident $80 Non-resident $100No class 3/22FLAMENCO DANCEThis Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkAges 18 and upFlamenco Dance-Beginner LevelDesigned for enjoyment and exercise, this class teaches the basics of Flamencodance. Students will be introduced to the music of Sevillanas, folkdance as well as the culture of Southern Spain. Wear closed toed shoesand comfortable clothing. Min-3;max-8Instructor: Pilar GatoDays: ThursdaysTime: 7:00-8:30pm213067-A1 Session 1 Jan 12-Mar 8 Reg begins 12/29213067-A2 Session 2 Mar 15-May 10 Reg begins 3/1No class 1/26, 4/19Cost: Per 8-week session Resident $100 Non-resident $125SENSES OF CINEMA Films for ThoughtAges 18 and upJoin Shelly Isaacs, founder and host of Café Cinematheque. Each sessionfeatures screenings of classic and contemporary award winning films. Followingeach selection, there will be a discussion exploring the cultural,aesthetic, and historical implications, as well as production techniques,accompanied by a Q &A. Min-15; max-25Instructor: Shelly IsaacsDays: WednesdaysComplete 5 week series or individual sessions213229-A6 Series 1 Complete 5 week Jan 11- Feb 8213229 Weekly:Jan 11-A1, Jan 18-A2, Jan 25-A3, Feb1 A4, Feb 8-A5Reg begins 12/28213229-B6 Series 2 Complete 5 week Feb15-Mar 14213229 Weekly:Feb 15-B1, Feb 22-B2, Feb 29-B2, Mar 7-B4, Mar 14-B5Reg begins 2/01213229-C6 Series 3 Complete 5 week Apr 25-May 23213229 Weekly:Apr 25-C1, May 2-C2, May 9-C3, May 16-C4, May 23-C5Reg begins 4/11Cost: Per 1 week Resident $12 Non-resident $15Cost: Per 5 week series Resident $50 Non-resident $62.50Time: 10:00am-12:45pmTHURSDAY MOVIE CLASSICSDays: Thursdays Time: 6:30pmMovies: January 19 –“The Blind Side”February 16 –“Calendar Girls”March 15 –“Hidden Agenda”April 12 – “The Adjustment Bureau”May 17 –“Secretariat”Tickets: $1 per person (price includes popcorn & drink)Limited seating. Please call the box office at (561)347-3948 to purchasetickets in advance.ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 33


CHILDREN AND TEEN PROGRAMSCARTOONING, DRAWING & COLORINGAges 7-15Learn basic cartooning techniques by drawing the cartoon face and figure.Learn simple line drawing and shading. Bring pencil and paper. Min-4;Max-15Instructor: Paul MarkinsonDays: TuesdaysTime: 4:00-5:30pm213006-A1 Session 1 Jan 10-Feb 21 Reg begins 12/27213006-A2 Session 2 Feb 28-Apr 17 Reg begins 2/14213006-A3 Session 3 April 24-May 29 Reg begins 4/10Cost: 6 classes; Resident $52 Non-resident $65No class 1/31, 3/13, 3/20KINDERMUSIK WITH MS. CATHYThrough interactive music classes, children explore rhythm, melody, andother musical building blocks. Children learn by singing, playing instruments,and dancing. Classes feature a variety of musical styles for a fun andpositive experience for both parents and children. Materials fee payable tothe instructor.Min- 5; Max -14Instructor: Maestro Cathy HazardDay: WednesdaysSession 1 Jan 11-Mar 28 Reg begins 12/28Time: 213015-A1 0-16 mo. 9:30-10:15am “Village”213015-A2 15 mos-2.5 yrs 10:30-11:15am “Our Time”213015-A3 16mos-4 yrs 11:30am-12:15pm “Our Time”Cost: 11 classes Resident $176 Non-resident $220213015 Session 2 Apr 11-Jun 27 Reg begins 3/29Time: 213015- B1 0-16 mo. 9:30-10:15am “Village”213015-B2 15 mos-2.5 yrs 10:30-11:15am “Our Time213015-B3 16mos-4 yrs 11:30am-12:15pm “Our TimeCost: 12 classes Resident $192 Non-resident $240No class 3/21Day: Thursdays213015 Session 1 Jan12-Mar 29 Reg begins 12/29Time: 213015-A4 13-22 mos 9:30-10:15am “Our Time”213015-A5 16 mos-2.5 yrs 10:30-11:15am “Our Time”213015-A6 0-12mos 11:30am-12:15pm “Village”213015-A7 0-7yrs 4:00-4:45pm Family TimeCost: 11 classes Resident $176 Non-resident $220No class 3/22213015 Session 2 Apr 12-Jun 28 Reg begins 3/29Time: 213015-B4 13-22 mos 9:30-10:15am “Our Time”213015-B5 16 mos-2.5 yrs 10:30-11:15am “Our Time”213015-B6 0 -12mos 11:30am-12:15pm “Village”213015-B7 0-7yrs 4:00-4:45pm Family TimeCost: 12 classes Resident $192 Non-resident $240Say Cheese Workshop Ages 6-10NEW!Brought to you by The Directors CutThere’s a new kid in town & he has a digital camera, the latest in Appledigital technology and the imagination to make the world’s next top sellingstory book. Storyboard your ideas, then using digital cameras take pictures,import, edit and create a layout that will make your book a one of akind. At the end you receive a professionally published copy of your bookto share with friends and family. This session is instructed by a qualifiedfilm maker. Min-6;max-12Instructor: Bryan Goldmintz & StaffDay: TuesdayTime: 4:30-5:30pm213050-A1 Session 1 Jan 31-Mar 6 Reg begins 1/17Cost: Per 6-week session Resident $132 Non-resident $165WEEKEND MOVIE MADNESSSpend your Sunday watching one of these classics the whole family canenjoy. Limited Seating. Please call the box office at (561) 347-3948 to purchasetickets in advance. An adult must accompany children under 12.Days: SundaysTime: 11:00amMovies: January 22 –“The Great Muppet Caper”February 19 –“Gnomeo and Juliet”March 18 –“The Smurfs”April 22 – “The Ant Bully”May 20 - “Open Season 3”Tickets: $1 per person (includes popcorn & drink)TOT TIMES-Indoor PlayroomChildren will enjoy crafts, snacks, and indoor play stations. Drop in anytime. Suitable for ages 2-5 years. Adult supervision is required.Days: Fridays Dates: Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 20, May 11Time: 10:00am-NoonCost: $5 per child (payable at the door)PLAYGROUND PLAYDATESEach month meet us by the playground for activities, giveaways, and thelatest updates about upcoming programs and eventsDates: Thursday, Jan 26Saturday, Feb 18Thursday, Mar 8Friday, Apr 6Saturday, May 26Times: 1:00pm Cost: FreeSPECIAL EVENTSPUPPET FESTCelebrate the art of puppetry in an outdoor whimsical atmosphere.The festival includes puppet shows, music, games and prizes, makeand takes, and a Chalk Art Show.**To learn more about how you and your family can participate in theChalk Art Show please visit the website.Date: Sunday, Jan 29 Time: 11am - 4pmCost: Free admission. Tickets will be on sale for select activities.PUPPET SHOWS (See Willow Theatre pages)SPRING BREAK SPRING-TACULAR213825 SPRING BREAK BLAST!We’ll investigate topics from the tiniest organisms to the ever expandinggalaxy during this week- long camp. Each day we’ll visit the playgroundand explore other areas of Sugar Sand Park! All activities and experimentsare hands-on and interactive. Min-10;max-25Dates: Monday-Friday, Mar 19- 23Time: 9am – 1pmGrades: 1-5 (Participants will be split into two groups for grades 1-2 and 3-5)Reg begins 2/1Cost: Resident $105 per week per participant or $25 per day/participant$31.25 per day/par-Non- resident: $131.25 per week per participant orticipantRegister for the entire week or for a single day.THE MR G SCIENCE SHOW Ages 5-12The “Mr G Science Show” combines the dynamics of music, lasers, raweggs, fiber optics, toilet paper and all sorts of other materials togetherwith clear explanations to motivate students in science.Date: Monday, Mar 19Time: 11am & 1pmCost: $4 adults; $2 kids 12 and underPurchase tickets at the box office (561)347-3948[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]34 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


CRAFTS, CARTOONS, AND COOKIES Ages 4+Make an assortment of spring crafts at creation stations, and enjoy cartoonsand refreshments.Date: Wed, Mar 21 Time: 10am- Noon; drop - in any time during theprogram.Cost: $5, no registration required213003-A1 KIDS CERAMIC PAINTING Ages 5+Join us for a unique art workshop presented by Paint’ N Plaster. Childrenwill receive 2 plaster projects to paint, decorate and take home with themat the end of the workshop. Register in advance. Walk-ups welcome ifspace permits.Date: Thurs, Mar 22Cost: Resident $8 Non resident $10Time: 11amART EXHIBITSEach month Sugar Sand Park Community Center showcases artist andtheir artwork. The exhibitions are free to the public and open during regularCommunity Center hours.January - MEMBERS 29th ANNUAL JURIED SHOWCASEPALM BEACH WATERCOLOR SOCIETYThis exhibition presents the collective work of our member artists. Theywelcome all Palm Beach County artists to join their organization. The publicis invited to attend their exhibitions throughout the year and to participatein their outstanding workshops.Date: Dec 31-Jan 25Opening reception: Saturday, Jan 7, 1-3pmEXPLORIUM ED-VENTURE DAYJoin us for hands-on activities, demonstrations,games and more family fun!Gee-Whiz Quiz Show – Calling all kids ages 7-12!Do you think you know more stuff than other kids? Do you think youcan win a messy challenge for your team? Get on stage to test yourskills in this fun and wacky game show! Winners will receive prizes.Date: Friday, Mar 23Time: Noon – 4pmCost: FreeBirthday Party ProgramsEXCITING & NEW !SUGAR SAND PARK COMMUNITY CENTERIS NOW OFFERINGEntertaining and EducationalBirthday Party Programs for kids!At Sugar Sand Park Community Center we want to make yourchild’s birthday memorable and uncomplicated. Parties offeredinclude Kindermusik, Film Production, and Science programs!Don’t miss out on the fun!Find out more at www.sugarsandpark.org or call (561) 347-3911.FebruaryFAITH COPELAND Faith is a contemporary artist who will show whimsicaland colorful acrylics and watercolors.MARY DE MONTE Mary incorporates spectacular vistas captured onmany journeys in her acrylic paintings.HELEN REGENSTREIF Helen has chosen the challenge of enameling oncopper, since it presents an opportunity best suited to her “Art Language.”Date: Jan 28 -Feb 21Opening reception: Saturday, Jan 28, 2– 4pmMarch16th ANNUAL SPRING CELEBRATION OF HIGH SCHOOL ART Womenin the Visual ArtsFeaturing a diverse collection of art work by talented Palm Beach CountyHigh School students. Since 1997 WITVA has awarded over $210,000 inscholarship awards and prizes.Dates: Feb 25- Apr 1AprilTHE BOCA RATON MUSEUM OF ART-THE ARTISTS’ GUILDThis exhibit will feature a wide variety of original fine art. At present TheArtists’ Guild has over 450 members, who actively participate in the premierexhibition venue, the Artists’ Guild Gallery on Atlantic Avenue in DelrayBeach.Date: Apr 4 - 30Physical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks!MayTHE BOYNTON BEACH CAMERA CLUBThe Boynton Beach Camera Club is an association of high quality photographers.The images range from nature photography to broad panoramas,from people to architecture. Many of the members are national and internationalaward winners who have exhibited locally and nationwide.Date: May 3 - 30ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 35


Mainstage ProductionA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumPresented by Curtain Call PlayhouseBroadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, and one of the funniest musicalsever written. Of ancient Greece, this musical tells the story of a craftyslave who struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesanfor his young master, in exchange for freedom. Rated PGDates: Jan 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 Time: 8:00pmJan 14, 15, 21, 22Time: 2:00pmCost: $17 up to one week in advance; $18beginning Jan 7; $10 on ThursdaySweet CharityPresented by the Boca Raton Theatre GuildA musical comedy written by Neil Simon. A poignant and consistentlyfunny look at the adventures, or rather the misadventures, in the ways oflove encountered by the gullible and guileless lady known as Charity HopeValentine. Charity is a dance hostess who always gives her heart and herdreams to the wrong man.Rated PGDates: Mar 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 Time: 8:00pmMar 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18Time: 2:00pmCost: $20; $15 on Wednesday for students with valid IDLady Day and Emerson’s Bar and GrillPresented by the Boca Raton Theatre GuildA mock performance of Billy Holiday’s last show at a famous Philadelphianight club. This rich and poignant glimpse into the dusk of music geniusBillie Holiday’s career reveals her troubled, dark struggles and includes allof Miss Holiday’s music standards. Rated RDates: Apr 27, 28 Time: 8:00pmApr 28, 29Time: 2:00pmCost: $15MUSIC AND DANCESalsa Big Band StyleAnselmo Vidal, LeaderOrquesta Nostalgia presents a tribute to New York Latin music roots featuringa 16 piece orchestra. Led by Anselmo Vidal, the band plays the musicof the big band 50’s era music of Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Machitoand others. A perfect live Latin jazz experience seldom heard in this area.Date: Sunday, Jan 8 Time: 2:00pmCost: $17Debbie Shockey, Booking Coordinator300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486 • (561) 347-3948The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park is a beautiful 155-seat prosceniumtheatre. The theatre is committed to providing a variety of high qualityentertainment for the residents of the City of Boca Raton and the GreaterBoca Raton Beach and Park District. Tickets for all the performances areavailable for purchase at the Willow Theatre Box Office. Please stop bySugar Sand Park Community Center to pick up the Willow Theatre’scurrent Cultural Arts Brochure.BOX OFFICE INFORMATIONGeneral Information: The Box Office at the Willow Theatre is located on the northern end of Sugar Sand Park Community Center.Ticket purchases for the performances can be made either in person during box office hours or over the phone with a majorcredit card.Box Office Telephone: (561) 347-3948Summer Box Office Hours (May-July): Tuesday-Friday 5pm-8pm, Saturday, 1pm-5pm, and one (1) hour prior to show times.Box Office Hours (beginning in August): Tuesday-Friday, 10am-1pm & 5pm-8pm, Saturday, 1pm-5pm, and one (1) hour prior to show times.Flamenco Puro Dance CompanyFeaturing Clarita FilgueriasFlamenco Puro returns to the Willow Theater with a new performance usingcastanets, syncopated hand clapping, twirling fans, shawls, and lots offootwork. This is a rare opportunity to experience their high energy andpassion for the art that defines a new dimension in Flamenco and Spanishdance traditions.Dates: Saturday, Mar 24 Time: 8:00pmSunday, Mar 25Time: 2:00pmCost: $17This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking Parkwww.willowtheatre.orgPayment Options: Payment for tickets to performances at the Willow Theatre can be made in cash, check, or by credit card. The Willow Theatre acceptsVisa, Mastercard, and American Express.Special Needs: The Willow Theatre is equipped with four (4) wheel-chair accessible spaces. Seating for companions is located directly next to thesespaces. Please request this seating arrangement when purchasing tickets. Listening device available upon request.Play it Again, SamPresented by Kelly Dow and Julie DavisWhether you are a classic movie buff and a fan of Casablanca and TheWizard Of Oz, or a devotee of the Great American Songbook, you will fallin love with the music that stayed with audiences after the movie ended.Play It Again Sam focuses on the music of the Hollywood Golden Age. Themelodies are delivered with Davis and Dow’s own unique, stellar interpretations.Date: Sunday, Apr 15 Time: 2:00pmCost: $17Amernet String QuartetAmernet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today’sexceptional string quartets. The ensemble has been in-residence atFlorida International University since 2004. The group members are formerstudents at Julliard School and are former gold medal winners at the TokyoInternational Competition, and the Banff International string QuartetCompetition.Date: Sunday, Apr 22 Time: 2:00pmCost: $17Physical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]36 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


www.ScienceExplorium.orgThis Park has been designateda Non-Smoking Park300 South Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33486 • (561) 347-3912 • www.ScienceExplorium.orgHeather Peete, Science Center CuratorMonday – Friday 9:00am – 6:00pm • Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays 10:00am – 5:00pmExhibits, Camps, and Programs Designed for 5 – 12 Year Old ExplorersAdvanced reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Residency requirements apply.Please call (561) 347-3909 to schedule your group’s visit! (School groups, please call 561-347-3906.)THE CHILDREN’S SCIENCE EXPLORIUMoffers fascinating, interactive exhibits, programs, and camps designedto enhance 5 – 12 year old explorers’ understanding of everydayphysical sciences. The Explorium is located inside the SugarSand Park Community Center. Admission is a suggested $5 donationper person.HOW TO REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS:• Register for programs at the front desk of the Sugar Sand ParkCommunity Center or on Webtrac.• Parents must register their own children and show a copy of eachchild’s birth certificate the first time they register.• Call Sugar Sand Park Community Center at (561) 347-3900 forspecific registration dates and information. Generally, registrationbegins four (4) weeks in advance.• Participants must pre-register at least one (1) day in advance ofthe chosen program.• All children must be checked in and promptly picked up at theend of each program.EXPLORIUM FOR EVERYONEThe Explorium is a fun place to visit, and staff have paid special attentionto making it accessible for all. While anyone is welcome during ournormal operating hours, we have set aside one morning each month forfamilies and groups who have members with special needs. Call 561-347-3909 for additional information and to make a reservation.TRAVELING EXHIBITJanuary 27 – April 29, 2012WEEKEND HAPPENINGSSCIENCE STORIES Ages 5+Every Sat at 11am, FreeStop by to hear some of our favorite science inspired stories.DEMONSTRATIONS Ages 7+Every Sat & Sun at 3:30pm, FreeEngaging explanations combined with audience participationcreate an enjoyable learning experience for visitors.MAKE & TAKE Ages 5+Coming This SpringMake a project and take the fun home! Themes will vary.Visit our website www.ScienceExplorium.org for details.AFTER SCHOOL SCIENCE SERIESJanuary – KRAZY KITCHEN CHEMISTRYDoes your kitchen ever look like a scientist’s laboratory?Discover the reactions that go into making some of yourfavorite foods!Dates & Ages:213801-W1 Session 1 Ages 5 – 6 (with parent)Tuesday, Jan 17(min 3; max 12)213801-W2 Session 2 Ages 7 – 9Wednesday, Jan 18 (min 3; max 20)213801-W3 Session 3 Ages 10 – 12Thursday, Jan 19 (min 3; max 20)Times: All programs 4:00 – 5:00pmCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]38 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


February – SWEET SOUNDSExplore this fun topic and create your own sweet soundson a recordable greeting card. Just in time for that specialValentine!Dates & Ages:213802- W1 Session 1 Ages 5 – 6 (with parent):Tuesday, Feb 7 (min-3; max-12)213802-W2 Session 2 Ages 7 – 9Wednesday, Feb 8 (min-3; max-20)213802-W3 Session 3 Ages 10 – 12Thursday, Feb 9 (min-3; max-20)Times: All programs 4:00 – 5:00pmCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50March – MICRO MADNESSDiscover the big world of little things! Experiment withmicroscopes to catch a glimpse of amazingmicroorganisms.Dates & Ages:213803-W1 Session 1 Ages 5 – 6 (with parent)Tuesday, Mar 13 (min-3; max-12)213803-W2 Session 2 Ages 7 – 9Wednesday, Mar 14 (min-3; max-20)213803-W3 Session 3 Ages 10 – 12Thursday, Mar 15 (min-3; max-20)Times: All programs 4:00 – 5:00pmCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50April – COOL TO CONSERVEEarth is an amazing planet, huh? Explore how you canhelp keep it clean and healthy. Now that’s cool!Dates & Ages:213804-W1 Session 1 Ages 5 – 6 (with parent)Tuesday, Apr 10 (min-3; max-12)213804-W2 Session 2 Ages 7 – 9Wednesday, Apr 11 (min-3; max-20)213804-W3 Session 3 Ages 10 – 12Thursday, Apr 12 (min-3; max-20)Times: All programs 4:00 – 5:00pmCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50May – THEME PARK SCIENCEBehind each loop and bend of a theme park ride is FUNand science. Explore the forces that cause these thrillingrides to keep you at the edge of your seat!Dates & Ages:213805-W1 Session 1 Ages 5 – 6 (with parent)Tuesday, May 8 (min-3; max-12)213805-W2 Session 2 Ages 7 – 9Wednesday, May 9 (min-3; max-20)213805-W3 Session 3 Ages 10 – 12Thursday, May 10 (min-3; max-20)Times: All programs 4:00 – 5:00pmCost: Resident $10 Non-resident $12.50MONTHLY FAMILY CHALLENGESIs your family ready for a challenge? Each month the CSE is hosting afriendly competition where families can test their skills and change uptheir weekend fun! Prizes awarded! Pre-registration is required. All materialswill be provided.January – CAN YOU FIND IT? CHALLENGEThink you know North from South? Can you navigate without your GPS?Test your skills with the whole family while exploring Sugar Sand Park.Min-3 pairs; max-20 pairs213806-W1 Session 1Date and Time:Saturday, Jan 28, 10:30am - 12:30pmAges: 5+ with parent/guardianCost: $15 adult/child pair, $5 each additional personFebruary: BOTTLE ROCKET CHALLENGEThe sky is the limit when you and your family work together to constructa bottle rocket to launch! Will your team reach new heights? Min-3 pairs;max-20 pairs213806-W2 Session 2Date and Time: Sunday, Feb 26, 10:30am-12:30pmAges: 5+ with parent/guardianCost: $15 adult/child pair, $5 each additional personMarch: BOATS & FLOATS CHALLENGEWill your team construct a boat that will sink or float? Design a vessel usinglimited materials as you challenge other families for the title of Captain!Min-3 pairs; max-20 pairs213806-W3 Session 3Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 17, 10:30am – 12:30pmAges: 5+ with parent/guardianCost: $15 adult/child pair, $5 each additional personApril: CLEAN IT UP CHALLENGECelebrate Earth Day by experimenting with water quality control. Oilsspills and suspended particles never sounded so fun! Will your team keepit clean or create a mess? Min-3 pairs; max-20 pairs213806-W4 Session 4Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 22, 10:30am – 12:30pmAges: 5+ with parent/guardianCost: $15 adult/child pair, $5 each additional personMay: EVERYDAY PHYSICS CHALLENGECentripetal forces and hula hoops? Inertia and a balloon toss? Discover thereasons why these activities are not easy feats as you compete with otherfamilies for prizes! Min-3 pairs; max-20 pairs213806-W3 Session 5Date & Time: Saturday, May 19, 10:30am – 12:30pmAges: 5+ with parent/guardianCost: $15 adult/child pair, $5 each additional personEARLY AFTERNOON EXPLORERSThese monthly classes offer home schoolers and non-traditionalexplorers a chance to participate in fun, educational science programs!Each month we’ll focus on a different topic through handsonactivities. Min-3;max-20Time/Age: 1pm for ages 6 – 92pm for ages 10 – 12Cost: $10 Resident; $12.50 Non-resident213807-W1/W2 Sessions 1 & 2 Jan 23-PHYSICS FUN213807-W3/W4 Sessions 3 & 4 Feb 13-GOOD VIBRATIONS213807-W5/W6 Sessions 5 & 6 Mar 12- MAGNET MIGHT213807-W7/W8 Sessions 7 & 8 Apr 16-BOTANY BONANZA213807-W9/W10 Sessions 9 & 10 May 14-GALAXY GAZERSHELPING HANDSDoes your child need extra support with science or math homework?Are you looking for someoneto help teach certain scienceor math topics? Let us help!This spring the CSE will be offeringafter school tutoring in smallgroups for grades 1-8. Pre-registrationwill be required at least oneday in advance.For dates, times and fee information,visit us at www.ScienceExplorium.orgfor the details on this newprogram.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 39


Children’s Explorium Activities, continuedSPRING BREAK BLAST!Spring into FUN and Edventure with the CSE during this week-longcamp. We’ll investigate topics from the tiniest organisms to theever-expanding galaxy. Each day we’ll visit the playground and exploreother areas of Sugar Sand Park! All activities and experimentsare hands-on and interactive. Min-10;max-25213808-W1 Sessions 1-5 Mar 19 – 23Time: 9am – 1pmGrades: 1-5 (Participants will be split into two groups for grades 1-2and 3-5)Cost: Resident: $105 for the week per participant or $25 per day/participant; Non-esident: $131.25 for the week per participant or$31.25 per day/participant. Register for the entire week or for asingle day. Reg begins 2/01. Register in person at the front desk ofthe Sugar Sand Park Community Center or online through Webtrac.NOTE: If you are not already a Webtrac user, you will have to registerin person to set up a Webtrac account.Visit www.ScienceExplorium.org for information on theEdventure Team, Early Afternoon Explorers, ScoutPrograms, and More.EYES TO THE SKIES Recommended for Ages 8+FREE, informal events held in the parking lot behind the Explorium(weather permitting). We’ll explore the skies with our telescope. Allchildren under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.No registration required – just show up!Note: Stars must be visible for the telescope to align.Dates & Times:Fri, Jan 13, 6:30pmFri, Feb 10, 6:30pmFri, Mar 9, 7pmFri, Apr 27, 8pmFri, May 11, 8:30pmEXPLORIUM EDVENTURE DAYJoin the CSE and Sugar Sand Park in celebration of the 3rd AnnualExplorium Edventure Day! Local businesses and organizations willprovide hands-on activities, demonstrations, games, face-paintingand more during this free event! Food and beverages will be availablefor purchase.Gee-Whiz Quiz Show (Ages 7+) – Hey Kids! Do you think you knowmore stuff than other kids? Do you think you can win a messy challengefor your team? Get on stage to test your skills in this fun andwacky game show! Winners will receive prizes.Date: Fri, Mar 23Time: 12 – 4PMPOOL HOURSMeadows Park Pool1300 NW 8th St Boca Raton 33486 • (561) 393-7851 • http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/poolsMaureen McNichol, Aquatics AdministratorThe highly qualitfied Aquatics staff is certified through the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR/AEDfor the Professional Rescuer, Water Safety Instruction, Special Needs Water Instruction, and Administering Emergency Oxygen.Tuesday – Friday10am – 7pmMonday & Saturday 10am – 5:45pmSunday12pm – 5:45pmMeadows Park Pool will be closed on the following days: 1/1, 1/2, 2/6, 3/5, 4/2POOL FEESProof of residency is required dailyDaily Fee Resident Non-residentChild (under 18) $2 $5Adult $4 $10Dual Permits (valid at both Meadows Park Pool & the Swim Center)Annual Permit (10/1/11 – 9/30/12)Child (under 18) $35 $80Adult $110 $270Couples $140 $340Family $162 $400Semi-Annual Permit (4/1/11 – 9/30/11)Child (under 18) $17 $45Adult $64 $150Couples $81 $190Family $93 $225Monthly Permit (valid for 1 month from date of purchase)Child (under 18) $10 $20Adult $15 $30Couples $20 $40Family $25 $50Resident - Resides within the City of Boca Raton or The GreaterBoca Raton Beach & Park DistrictNon-resident - Resides outside the City of Boca Raton and TheSWIM LESSONSRegistration for all 2012 swim lessons will begin on 12/12/11. Patrons mayregister on-line (https://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.us), in person, or over thephone at either facility.Classes to choose from are on Saturday mornings for 8 weeks (8 classes)or Wednesday & Friday afternoons for 4 weeks (8 classes). Classes are notmade up or refunded due to weather.Cost: Per 8 classes Resident $60 Non-resident $75Activity Level Days Times Dates231001 Parent & Child Sat 10–10:30am 3/10-4/28231002 Preschool Level 1 Sat 10–10:30am 3/10-4/28231003 Preschool Level 2 Sat 11–11:30am 3/10-4/28231011 Level 1 Sat 11–11:45am 3/10-4/28231012 Level 2 Sat 12–12:45pm 3/10-4/28231013 Level 3 Sat 12–12:45pm 3/10-4/28231014 Level 4 Sat 1–1:45pm 3/10-4/28231015 Level 5 Sat 1–1:45pm 3/10-4/28231017 Adult Sat 2–2:45pm 3/10-4/28231001 Parent & Child W, F 3–3:30pm 3/7-3/30231002 Preschool Level 1 W, F 3–3:30pm 3/7-3/30231011 Level 1 W, F 4–4:45pm 3/7-3/30231012 Level 2 W, F 4–4:45pm 3/7-3/30231001 Parent & Child W, F 3–3:30pm 4/4-4/27231002 Preschool Level 1 W, F 3–3: 30pm 4/4-4/27231011 Level 1 W, F 4–4:45pm 4/4-4/27231012 Level 2 W, F 4–4:45pm 4/4-4/27Swim Lesson LevelsA description of swim lesson levels is on page 42.Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]40 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


RECREATIONAL SWIM TEAM (MANTAS)• Mandatory parent meeting!!!! A Mandatory “kick off” parent meetingwill be held at Sugar Sand Park Theater on April 3, 2012 from 7:00pm – 8:30 pm. Please only send one parent or guardian per family.Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis within the following parameters:• Resident registration: March 1st thru March 31st. Registration fee is$150. A separate check made out to Boca Mantas in the amount of $10 perswimmer. (This helps covers home meets and the awards banquet).• Non-Resident registration: April 1st thru April 30th. Registration fee is$187.50. A separate check made out to Boca Mantas in the amount of $10per swimmer. (This helps covers home meets and the awards banquet).• Registration and tryouts times are Tuesdays – Fridays, 10am - 6:30pm.Mondays and Saturdays 10am – 5:30 pm and Sunday’s noon – 5:30pm.• When its avail. the 2012 Swimmer Application and the Mantas InformationBooklet will be available on the city website @ https://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.us. Please fill out one Swimmer Application per child, andprint clear enough to be read. Bring the Swimmer Application(s) in duringthe registration period.• For returning Mantas, a swim test is not required, but the child must stillbe registered during the dates listed above. This registration may be doneover the phone (561-393-7851) with a credit card.• For children new to Mantas, a swim test must be taken. All participantsmust swim one length of freestyle breathing to the side. Arms must comeout of the water while performing the swim test. No doggie paddle will beallowed. The child must be comfortable in the water. The child must notstop until the length is finished.• The swim team is for children ages 5 to 18. The age of the child is determinedby how old the child is as of May 2, 2012.• May practice times are;Mondays and Wednesdays Tuesdays and ThursdaysAges 5 & 6 7pm - 7:45pmAges 5 & 6 6pm - 6:45pmAges 7-10 7pm – 8pm Ages 7-10 6pm – 7pmAges 11-18 8pm – 9pmAges 11-18 7pm – 8pmFriday’s all age groups practice from 7-8pm• June and July practice times are:Mondays through Thursdays;Ages 5 & 6 7pm-7:45pmAges 7 – 10 7pm – 8pmAges 11 – 18 8pm-9pmFriday’s all age groups practice from 7-8pm• Meet schedule will not be out until the May Coaches meeting.• The season runs from May 1st to July 29th.• More Information Mantas hotline: 561-367-7011.Activity #331500 Days: Mon-Sat Time: variesCost: Per summer Resident $150 Non-resident $187.50AGE GROUP FITNESS SWIM TEAMFor children ages 7 to 14 who are able to swim 25 yards of crawl stroke andare comfortable in the water. Program runs until the end of April, whenthe Mantas swim team begins.Activity # 231700 Days: Tu & Th Time: 6pm – 7pmCost: Per month Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25ADAPTIVE AQUATICSSWIM LESSONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSAdaptive Aquatics is a one-on-one swim program for children and adultswith special needs.Cost: Per 8 classes Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25Swim Lesson Days, Times & DatesActivity Level Days Times Dates231018 Special Needs Thur 4-4:30pm 3/8-4/26231018 Special Needs Sat 2-2:30pm 3/10-4/28231018 Special Needs Sat 2:30-3pm 3/10-4/28231018 Special Needs Sat 3-3:30pm 3/10-4/28ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.DEEP WATER FITNESS CLASSDeep water classes provide an opportunity to receive a cardiovascularworkout without impact on the joints. Water buoyancy supports yourweight, and moving through the water provides resistance, strengtheningthe muscles. On the 1st Monday of each month class will be held at theSwim Center.Activity # 231801 Days: M, W, F Time: 10am – 11amCost: Per month Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25MORNING MASTERSEnjoy the physical and social benefits of friendly competition. Variouslevels of workouts provided at every practice. For more information onMasters, please visit www.usms.org.Activity # 231802 – Quarter 2: Jan, Feb, MarActivity # 231803 – Quarter 3: Apr, May, JuneDays: M, W, F Time: 5:30-7amCost: Per quarter Resident $90 Non-resident $112.50plus an additional annual insurance cost of $42EVENING MASTERSEnjoy the physical and social benefits of friendly competition. Variouslevels of workouts provided at every practice. For more information onMasters, please visit www.usms.org.Activity # 231802 – Quarter 2: Jan, Feb, MarActivity # 231803 – Quarter 3: Apr, May, JuneDays: M, W, F Time: 5:30-7amCost: Per quarter $90 for Resident $112.50 for Non-residentplus an additional annual insurance cost of $42AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING COURSEThis course will prepare the participant to recognize and cope effectivelywith the challenges that face lifeguards today. First Aid, CPR/AED, textbooks,and pocket mask are included. Candidates must pass the preliminaryswim test of 300 yards. Course length is approximately 32 hours.Class size is 3-10 students.Activity # 234401Days: M, W, Time: 5-8pm Sat Time: 2-6pmCost: $350Dates: choose from either January 4-28 or February 1-25VIDEO SWIM PROGRAMFor those who dare to watch their own swimming technique, staff will film,edit, and format patrons’ swimming onto a DVD. Stroke analysis will alsobe provided by a qualified swim instructor. Day and time will be scheduledat the time of registration.Activity # 231821Cost: 1st video taping Resident $30 Non-resident $37.50Cost: 2nd video taping Resident $20 Non-resident $25Cost: additional DVD Resident $5 Non-resident $6.25Physical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 41


The Swim Center21618 St. Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton 33433 • (561) 544-8540 (Voice message after hours) • http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/poolsDavid A. Dovell, Aquatics Captain • Mia Turner, Aquatics LieutenantThe highly qualitfied Aquatics staff is certified through the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR/AEDfor the Professional Rescuer, Water Safety Instruction, Special Needs Water Instruction, and Administering Emergency Oxygen.This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkPOOL HOURSDaily 7:30am – 5:00pmThe Swim Center will be closed on the following days: 1/1, 1/23, 2/27, 3/19, 4/16POOL FEESProof of residency is required daily.Daily Fee Resident Non-residentChild (under 18) $1.50 $3.50Adult $3.00 $6.50Dual Permits (valid at both Meadows Park Pool & the Swim Center)Annual Permit (10/1/11 – 9/30/12)Child (under 18) $35 $80Adult $110 $270Couples $140 $340Family $162 $400Semi-Annual Permit (4/1/12 – 9/30/12)Child (under 18) $17 $45Adult $64 $150Couples $81 $190Family $93 $225Swim Center-Only Permits (valid only at the Swim Center)Annual Permit (10/1/11 – 9/30/12)Child (under 18) $25 $55Adult $85 $187Couples $108 $238Family $127 $279Semi-Annual Permit (4/1/12 – 9/30/12)Child (under 18) $14 $31Adult $49 $108Couples $61 $134Family $73 $161Resident - Resides within the City of Boca Raton or Greater BocaRaton Beach & Park District.Non-Resident - Resides outside the City of Boca Raton and GreaterBoca Raton Beach & Park District.ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATIONOnline recreation program registration is now availableto those who sign in as a Webtrac user. Go tohttps://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.usfor instructions and a list of facilities.SWIM LESSONSRegistration for all 2012 swim lessons will begin on 12/12/11. Patrons mayregister on-line (https://webtrac.ci.boca-raton.fl.us), in person, or over thephone at either facility.Classes to choose from are on Saturday mornings for 8 weeks (8 classes)or Wednesday & Friday afternoons for 4 weeks (8 classes). Classes are notmade up or refunded due to weather.Cost: Per 8 classes $60 for Resident $75 for Non-residentSwim Lesson Days, Times & DatesActivity Level Days Times Dates234002 Parent & Child Sat 9–9:30am 3/10-4/28234003 Preschool Level 1 Sat 10–10:30am 3/10-4/28234010 Preschool Level 2 Sat 9–9:30am 3/10-4/28234011 Level 1 Sat 11–11:45am 3/10-4/28234012 Level 2 Sat 11–11:45am 3/10-4/28234013 Level 3 Sat 12–12:45pm 3/10-4/28234014 Level 4 Sat 12–12:45pm 3/10-4/28234016 Adult Sat 1–1:45pm 3/10-4/28234002 Parent & Child Tu,Th 3–3:30pm 3/6-3/29234003 Preschool Level 1 Tu,Th 3–3:30pm 3/6-3/29234011 Level 1 Tu,Th 4–4:45pm 3/6-3/29234012 Level 2 Tu,Th 4–4:45pm 3/6-3/29234002 Parent & Child Tu,Th 3–3:30pm 4/3-4/26234003 Preschool Level 1 Tu,Th 3–3: 30pm 4/3-4/26234011 Level 1 Tu,Th 4–4:45pm 4/3-4/26234012 Level 2 Tu,Th 4–4:45pm 4/3-4/26Swim Lesson LevelsA description of swim lesson levels is on page 42.ADAPTIVE AQUATICSSWIM LESSONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDSAdaptive Aquatics is a one-on-one swim program for children and adultswith special needs.Cost: Per 8 classes Resident $65 Non-resident $81.25Swim Lesson Days, Times & DatesActivity Level Days Times Dates134017 Special Needs Sat 2-2:30pm 3/10-4/28134017 Special Needs Wed 3-3:30pm 3/7-4/25134017 Special Needs Wed 4-4:30pm 3/7-4/25Physicalactivity…goodhealth…it Starts inParks![PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]42 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


Parent & Child Aquatics (Ages 6 months to under 4 years)• Class size is limited to 10 parents & 10 children, and parents are in thewater with their child.• The focus of this class is to provide guidance to parents on what skills topractice with children until children are skilled or old enough to participatein a preschool class.• Children will explore submerging their mouth, nose, and eyes, and glidingon the their front and back with assistance.Preschool Aquatics – Level 1 (ages 4 to under 6)• Class size is limited to 4 children. Parents are not in the water.• This class is for beginners, ages 4 and 5, and focuses on submerging themouth, nose, and eyes, blowing bubbles through the mouth and nose,bobbing, and retrieving submerged objects.• Leg action and arm action on the front and back are introduced.Preschool Aquatics – Level 2 (ages 4 to under 6)• Class size is limited to 6 children, and is for children with swimming experience,ages 4 and 5.• Children should be familiar with the front crawl and back stroke, andfloating on their front and back.• Combined arm and leg actions on the front and back are practiced.• Treading water using arms and legs is introduced.Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills (ages 6 and up)• Class size is limited to 6 children, and is for beginners, ages 6 and up.• Children learn to submerge the face, bob, retrieve submerged objects,and float on their front and back.• The focus of this class is on arm and leg action on the front and back.Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills (ages 6 and up)• Class size is limited to 6 children, and is for children with swimming experience,ages 6 and up.• Children should be familiar with both the front crawl and back stroke.These strokes will be reinforced.• Treading water using arms and legs is introduced.• Floating and gliding on the front and back is practiced.HIGH 5 BASKETBALL Ages 8-22Sponsored by BOCA HOOPS www.high5basketball.orgThe program consists of one-half hour of warm-up and skilldrills, followed by a one-half hour game, every week. Everyteam has an assigned coach and each child is assigned a “B-BallBuddy” to individually encourage and assist the child as neededthroughout the drills and game. All participating childrenreceive an award after each weekly game. HIGH 5 is played onSunday afternoons at the Sugar Sand Park Field House.Season: Aug - NovRegistration: End of AprilPhone: (561) 395-7372 ext 114DESCRIPTION OF SWIM LESSON LEVELSIf you are unsure of what level of swim lessons your child should be in,please call either pool to set up a water assessment evaluation.Special Populations / Special NeedsLevel 3 – Stroke Development (ages 6 and up)• Class size is limited to 6 students, and is for children comfortable withLevel 2 skills.• Front crawl, back stroke, breathing to the side, and treading water arereinforced.• Scissor, butterfly, and breaststroke kicks, are introduced. Elementarybackstroke is introduced.Level 4 – Stroke Improvement (ages 6 and up)• Class size is limited to 6 students, and is for children comfortable withLevel 3 skills.• Breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke, swimming underwater, and headfirstentries are introduced.• All 4 competitive strokes are practiced in this level.Level 5 – Stroke Refinement (ages 6 and up)• Class size is limited to 10 students, and is for children comfortable withLevel 4 skills.• All 4 competitive strokes are reinforced. The yardage swam is increased.• Flip turns in the front crawl and backstroke are introduced.Adults (ages 18 and up)• Class size is limited to 6 students, and is for swimmers of any skill level.From beginners to experienced swimmers, all are welcome.• Adults will be taught basic swimming skills leading up to and includingthe crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing, back floating, back crawl, andflip-turns.Adaptive Aquatics – Swim Lessons for Individualwith Special Needs (ages 4 and up)• Adaptive Aquatics is a one-on-one swim program for children and adultswith special needs.• This program is designed to help teach participants how to become morecomfortable in the water while learning essential swimming techniques ina fun environment.• Each session consists of eight 30-minutes lessons, to be scheduled onceper week for eight weeks.The City of Boca Raton Recreation Services Department is committed to supporting and complying with the American withDisabilities Act. All city facilities are accessible to all populations and those with special needs. If any participant requires specializedaccommodations for our programs, please contact our staff at the appropriate facility so they may arrange for you to have a successfulrecreational experience.TOPSoccer Ages 5-19Sponsored by SABR (Soccer Association of Boca Raton)www.sabrsoccer.netTOPSoccer is an outreach program of SABR and the U.S. YouthSoccer Association for young athletes with disabilities. Thecommunity-based program is a modified version of the game,designed to provide opportunities for special needs athletesto enjoy the game. Each player has a volunteer “Soccer Buddy”to assist them at practices and games. TOPSoccer is playedSaturday afternoons at University Woodlands Park.Season: Jan - Mar (8-Week Program)Registration: Linda MacLarenPhone: For information call (561) 395-1000[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 43


Mizner BarkThe Boca Raton Dog Park751 Banyan Trail • Boca Raton, FL 33432 • http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/dogpark.shtmHours: Daily (except Wednesday) 7:30am-Dusk • Wednesday Noon-DuskThe Dog Park is comprised of 6 acres located in the Countess de Hoernle ParkGENERAL PARK INFORMATION• Dogs are allowed to run off-leash, double-gated entry• Park divided into 3 areas:Small dogs (under 20 lb)Medium dogs (20-50 lbs),Large dogs (over 50 lbs)• Doggie Bags for Waste – available throughout the park• Water Fountains• Wash Stations• Handicap Access• Trash Cans• No SmokingThis Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkPARK PERMIT INFORMATIONResidents:City and Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District residentsmay obtain a Parking Permit at no charge at any one of the City’s CommunityCenters. Proof of residency and vehicle ownership required. (See page47 for additional permit-related information regarding locations & proof ofresidency.)Non-resident: Annual Permit: $265 per vehicleMonthly Permit: $25 per month/per vehicleBe advised that this dog park is an unsupervised recreational area of the City of Boca Raton’s Recreation Services Department.The use of the dog park is at your own risk.Dog owners are responsible for, and liable with respect to, the actions of their dogs and any damage or injury to person or property caused by same.Dogs and/or their owners who violate these rules are subject to removal from the park and possible suspension of the right to utilize the park. The Cityof Boca Raton reserves the right to refuse entry to dogs and/or their owners into Mizner Bark for the reasons of health, safety, and prior offenses or for thecomfort of all patrons and/or their pets.Patrons of the park who engage in activities (i.e., playing ball, using remote controlled toys, etc.) not related to the dog park’s purpose or who violate anyother guideline are liable for any damage or injury to persons, dogs, or propertyGUIDELINES FOR USE• Be polite. Scoop up the poop! Bag stations and trashcans are available throughout the dog park.• Remain in the dog park and in full view of your dog at all times.• Leash your dog prior to entering and upon leaving the dog park.• Aggressive behavior must be addressed immediately. Either move your dog to another part of the park or leave the park.• For safety reasons, children must be at least 4 feet tall and supervised by an adult to use the dog park. Children must behave in aresponsible manner: no running, chasing dogs, or petting dogs without the owner’s permission.• No more than two dogs per person on any one visit.• Dog toys, leashes, etc. left in the park will be disposed of at the end of the day. The City accepts no responsibility or liability for suchitems.• Female dogs in heat or sick dogs cannot be brought into the park.• Dogs should be under voice control (i.e., come when called).• Dogs must be vaccinated and display current licenses on their collars.• Puppies under four (4) months of age are prohibited.• Spayed/neutered animals are recommended.• No food, treats, alcoholic beverages (soft drinks and water are allowed), strollers, bicycles, or children’s toys are allowed in the dogpark. This is a recreation park for dogs accompanied by their owners.• Playing catch (i.e., football, baseball, etc.) or using remote controlled toys, which can cause harm to the dogs in the park, is not allowed.• Choke, prong, pinch, and spike collars must be removed inside park area.• Professional dog trainers are not permitted to use this facility for training.• Persons in violation of these rules may be required to leave the dog park.• Use of this facility shall be for a dog park; any other use is prohibited.• All incidents and injuries must be reported to the Recreation Services Department by calling (561) 393-7810 weekdays; 8:00am –5:00pm. On weekends and holidays, please call Park Ranger Headquarters (561) 393-7815.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]44 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


GENERAL INFORMATIONGumbo Limbo Nature Center is a distinctive part of the City’s parks system.The Center is surrounded by a rare remnant of coastal hammock,located on Boca Raton’s barrier island. A boardwalk provides access to thisunique tropical forest where, from the 40-foot observation tower, you canview gumbo limbo trees, migrating birds, Indian middens, the ocean, andthe Intracoastal Waterway. The Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility providestreatment and care for sick and injured sea turtles. An informal gardenattracts butterflies throughout the year. Indoor displays feature wildlifeindigenous to South Florida and a panorama of stained glass windows depictingthe coastal island as it may have appeared in the 1500’s. FloridaAtlantic University maintains an onsite marine biology research laboratorywith a gallery above the lab allowing visitors to see projects conductedby university scientists. Visit the Gift Shop for educational and fun naturebooks, toys, puzzles, t-shirts, jewelry and much more. Please note ourOutdoor Sea Tanks are currently under construction. Brand-new tanks arecoming in early 2012!NATURE PROGRAM SCHEDULEThe following list describes several of our programs. Programs, times, agelimitations, and/or fees are subject to change. Unless otherwise indicated,reservations and prepayment are required for all programs: 561-38-1542.We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard and Discover. No refunds unlessa program is cancelled by Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Many of our programsare family oriented, and an adult must participate with children unlessotherwise specified. A Member is someone with a paid Membershipto Friends of Gumbo Limbo. Please visit www.gumbolimbo.org for additionalinformation on programs and Membership.BEACH TREASURES1801 North Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton 33432 • Front Desk: (561) 338-1473 • Volunteer: (561) 338-1588Membership & Program Sign-up: (561) 391-8110 • www.gumbolimbo.orgStefanie Ouellette, Manager • Kirt Rusenko, Marine ConservationistEnvironmental Program Coordinators: Kristin Child, Susan ElliottDebra Wilson, Volunteer CoordinatorHours: Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm • Sunday Noon-4pmReservations and pre-payment required for all programs. Program fees are non-refundable.All agesLimpets & topsnails are a few of the shells you can find on Florida’s beaches.Meet at the Center to learn about seashells and the animals that makethem. Caravan to Red Reef Beach Park and search for ocean treasures. Anadult must sign-up and participate with children.Dates: Wednesdays, Jan 25, Feb 22, Mar 21, Apr 18 Time: 3:30-5pmCost per person: Member $5 Non-member $8Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.SEA TURTLE DAY –HEALTHY BEACHES START WITH YOU!Join us at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for our annual Sea Turtle Day!Celebrate sea turtles, marine life, and our oceans as well as our terrestrialspecies and habitats in a fun-filled family day of environmentaleducation. All species and habitats are interconnected; learn whatconservation actions you can take in your daily life to help make ourworld a better, cleaner place to live. For more information, visit us atwww.gumbolimbo.org. All ages. No reservations required.Date: Saturday, Mar 3Time: 10am-4pmCost per person: Suggested donation of $5This Park has been designateda Non-Smoking ParkCOLOR-IFFIC! Ages 7-11Have some family fun exploring the colors of nature! Think of your favoriteplace outside, and learn how to bring the beauty inside! Learn about usingnatural dyes, flower pressing, and other fun crafting techniques. Makea card, keychain, or magnet with natural materials and bring the colors ofnature home with you! Adults do not have to pay unless they want to dotheir own craft. Adults must sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Saturday, Mar 17Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.DINNER DETECTIVES Ages 7-11Become a dissection detective and learn what an owl likes to eat. Havesome fun using dissection tools to investigate some edible items as well!Adults must sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Monday, Mar 19Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.DIGGING INTO FOSSILS Ages 7-11What is a fossil? How is it made? What kind of creature leaves behind thebest ones? Visit Gumbo Limbo’s own mounds of fossils, then make yourown mold with sharks teeth and shells to take home! Adults must sign-inchildren, but do not have to stay.Date: Friday, Mar 23Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.DISSECT-A-LOG Ages 7-11Get ready to examine some strange, and maybe even gooey, things thatlive inside and under a log. What will we find! Adults must sign-in children,but do not have to stay.Date: Monday, Jan 16Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.ECO-EGG HUNTIt’s spring! Lots of animals are laying eggs. Look at the many egg shapesand sizes and learn about the animals that lay them. Then join us down inthe butterfly garden to collect your own eggs.Date: Friday, Apr 21 Time: 1:30-2:30pmAges 5-7 (adults must remain onsite)Date: Friday Apr 21 Time: 10:30-11:30amAges 8-10 (adults must sign-in child, don’t have to stay)Cost per child: Member $10 Non-member $15Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2012 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org 45


ECO-WATCH: GET ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL CUTTINGEDGE Recommended for ages 14 and upAre you interested in learning about the natural world around us? AttendGumbo Limbo’s lecture series for a presentation by a guest scientist,researcher, or other expert. An adult must sign-up and participate withchildren.Time: 7-8:30pmCost per person: $5 donationDate: Wednesday, Jan 18-Justin Perrault, PhD Candidate, Florida AtlanticUniversity, “From Jellies to Giants: the Pollutant Mercury in LeatherbackTurtles and Their Prey.”Date: Wednesday, Feb 1-Jason McCobb, Farmer Jay Pure Organics, “Soil,the Plant’s Stomach.”Date: Wednesday, Feb 15-Christopher Boykin, Florida Department of EnvironmentalProtection, “Northern Third of the Florida Reef Tract.”Date: Wednesday, Mar 7-Charles W. Finkl, PhD, President and Executive Director,the Coastal Education & Research Foundation, Inc., “Principles andPractices of Beach Renourishment as Applied in Florida.”Date: Wednesday, Mar 21-Josh Filina, Florida Atlantic University, “It’s aPlants World: Effects of Climate Change on Marine Macroalgae and Seagrassesof the Florida Keys.”Date: Wednesday, Apr 4-Tricia Meredith, PhD, Postdoctoral Research, Universityof Miami, “The Sense of Smell of Sharks and Their Relatives.”Date: Wednesday, Apr 18-James A. Powell, PhD, Executive Director, Sea toShore Alliance, “Mermaids & Manatees in Florida.”Date: Wednesday, May 2-Kirt Rusenko, PhD, Marine Conservationist, Cityof Boca Raton\Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, “Sea Turtle Research, andConservation in Boca Raton.”Reservations recommended (561) 338-1542.FUNKY FUNGUS Ages 7-11What is a fungus? How does it grow? Is it something you eat? Join us onour quest to investigate these unique living organisms! Adults must signinchildren, but do not have to stay.Date: Wednesday, Mar 21Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUPAll agesJoin volunteers from the community for an annual beach cleanup. KeepPalm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. is coordinating local efforts, and will providegloves, trash bags and other supplies. Adults MUST participate withchildren under the age of 18, no drop-offs.Date: Saturday, April 28Time: 8amCost: No FeeReservations are required. Space is limited. Call (561) 338-1542.HAMMOCK TRAILSAll agesJoin us for a guided walk on our quarter-mile long boardwalk. Explorethis rare remnant of coastal hardwood hammock, and get a glimpse of thepast. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Days: Every TuesdayTime: 10-11amDays: Every WednesdayTime: 10am-NoonCost per person: No FeeNo reservations required. Meet at the boardwalk entrance.MAGNIFICENT MANGROVES Ages 7-11Discover the magic of the mangroves! Search for crabs & critters, spiders& snails, and owls & ospreys! Create your own nature journal to use andreuse! Adults must sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Tuesday, Jan 3Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.MANGROVE PADDLEAges 7-adultEnjoy a naturalist guided tour from the boardwalk at Rutherford Park, followedby a paddle through the mangrove trails and back along the shorelineof the Intracoastal. Experience is necessary; call for requirements. Oneadult required per child.Date: Thursday, Jan 12Time: 11am-1pmDate: Thursday, Jan 28Time: 12:30-2:30pmDate: Thursday, Feb 9Time: 10am-NoonDate: Saturday, Feb 25Time: 10:30am-12:30pmDate: Thursday, Mar 22Time: 10am-NoonDate: Saturday, Mar 10Time: 10:30am-12:30pmDate: Thursday, Apr 5Time: 9-11amDate: Thursday, Apr 21Time: 10am-12pmCost per person: Member $15 Non-member $22Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.NATURE UP-CLOSE Ages 7-11Come explore Gumbo Limbo’s diverse butterfly garden and hammock.Collect samples, create slides, make leaf rubbings, and get hands-on experience.See your samples larger than life using our stereoscopes! Adultsmust sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Friday, Jan 6Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.NIGHT EXPLORERSAges 7-adultExplore the nightlife at Gumbo Limbo with a naturalist along the flashlight-illuminatedboardwalk. Peek at the night sky through a telescopein the company of an astronomer, courtesy of the Palm Beach County AstronomicalSociety. An adult must sign-up and participate with children.Dates: Fridays; Jan 27, Feb 17 Time: 6:30-9pmDate: Friday, Mar 16Time: 7-9:30pmCost per person: Member $7 Non-member $10Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.POISON & VENOM, BEWARE! Ages 7-11Did you know there are poisonous plants all around us? How about animals?Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all about them and what youshould do if you should find one. Adults must sign-in children, but do nothave to stay.Date: Wednesday, Jan 4Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.PIRATE LEGENDS Ages 7-11Explore the world of pirates of long ago and today! Make your own pirateflag, look for treasure, and take home must-have pirate goodies! Adultsmust sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Monday, Feb 20Time: 1:30-2pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.RRR Ages 7-11Throw away? There is no “away”! Play a recycling game and see how muchyou can reuse! Create a beautiful bag that will be used over and overagain! Adults must sign-in children, but do not have to stay.Date: Saturday, Apr 21Time: 1-2:30pmCost per child: Member $9 Non-member $14Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]46 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


SAILOR’S VALENTINEAges 8-adultAn adult must sign-up and participate with children. Sailors, while onshore leave on islands far from home, found seashell encrusted valentineboxes created by local artisans. These became a treasured gift to a sweetheartor mother. Create your own valentine box from our cache of shells.An adult must sign-up and participate with children.Date: Saturday, Feb 4Time: 10am-12pmCost per person: Member $15 Non-member $22Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 391-8110. No refunds.SEINING THE LAGOONAges 10-adultExplore the grasses and flats of the Intracoastal Waterway behind GumboLimbo. Hand-held dip nets and large seine nets allow us to catch and releasea variety of fish, shrimp, crabs, and other marine life. An adult mustsign-up and participate with children.Dates: Tuesdays, Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 20, Apr 17Time: 3:30-5pmCost per person: Member $5 Non-member $8Reservations and prepayment required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542. No refunds.WETLANDS & WILDLIFEAges 7-adultWakodahatchee is a man-made wetland which has become a favorite forbirders and photographers. Bring your binoculars and join us for a ¾ mileguided boardwalk tour to learn more about Florida’s wetland ecosystems.Meet at the boardwalk’s entrance (call for directions). An adult must signupand participate with children.Date: Fridays; Jan 6, Jan 20, Feb 3, Feb 17, Mar 2, Mar 16, Apr 3Time: 3pm-5pmCost: No FeeReservations required at least 3 days in advance (561) 338-1542.Physical activity…good health…it Starts in Parks!Boca Raton BeachesOCEAN RESCUE / PARK RANGER HEADQUARTERS3939 N. Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton 33432 • (561) 393-7820 • http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/rec/beaches.shtmGrant E. McCosh, Ocean Rescue ChiefGENERAL INFORMATIONThe residents of Boca Raton are proud of the two miles of lifeguard protectedbeaches which are provided for their recreational use. There arefour guarded sections of beach: South Beach, South Beach Park, Red ReefPark and Spanish River Park.LIFEGUARD HOURS9:00 am - 5:00 pm7 days a week, year-roundDESIGNATED SURFING AREASSouth Beach Park - South EndRed Reef Park - South EndSpanish River Park - North End(Areas adjusted according to surf conditions)DAILY BEACH CONDITIONS(561) 393-7989 orhttp://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/OceanRescue/ocean.htmSOUTH BEACH WEB CAMhttp://evsboca.com/RECOMMENDED CANOE/KAYAKOCEAN LAUNCH AREASouth end of Spanish River Park.RECOMMENDED SNORKELING AREARed Reef Park - South EndVOLLEYBALL COURTSSpanish River Park - North EndA BEACH WHEEL CHAIR IS AVAILABLEFrom 10am-4pm. Inquire at the Spanish River Gatehouse when you enterthe Park. You must submit a valid driver’s license as a deposit for use ofthe chair.SEASON HIGHLIGHTSMan-of-WarWhat is it? Man-of-War are most prevalent during the monthsof November through April. When the Man-of-War present ahazard to the public, the blue pennant flag will be flying from thelifeguard towers. Man-of-War on the beach are also dangerous andcapable of stinging; therefore, they should be avoided.Symptoms: Extreme pain from the Man-of-War sting usually lastsfrom 1-3 hours. Serious symptoms from a sting could be any combinationof the following: tightness in the chest, respiratory difficulty,stomach cramps, vomiting, allergic reaction or severe pain.Those who suffer any of these symptoms should seek immediatemedical attention.Treatment: Any Man-of-War sting should be treated by an oceanlifeguard, who will apply a solution to the affected area. It is veryimportant that the victim use the callous portion of the fingertipsto peel off tentacles. Do not rub the affected area.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]Winter 2011 THE RECREATOR www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us 47


Beach Permit InformationBeach permit stickers may be purchased at the following locations:James A. Rutherford Community Center2000 Yamato Road • (561) 367-7035Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pmSaturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pmSunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pmProof of residency and car registration required.Stickers are valid from October 1 throughSeptember 30 annually.• City Residents - Ownership of South Beach Park, Red Reef Park andSpanish River Park is held by the City. City residents are allowed use of allthree parks for one permit cost ($45 inc. tax).Sugar Sand Community Center300 S. Military Trail • (561) 347-3900Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pmSaturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pmSunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pmBoca Raton Community Center150 Crawford Blvd. • (561) 393-7806 #2Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm• Beach and Park District Residents - Ownership of South Beach Park, RedReef Park and Spanish River Park is held by the City. District residentsmay purchase a permit that allows use of all three parks ($45 inc. tax).• County Residents - Residents of Palm Beach County may purchase apermit for South Beach Park through an agreement between the Cityand County. The City is responsible for all operation and maintenance,with the provision that County residents be allowed usage of the Park atthe same rate as City residents ($45 inc. tax).Beach Parking FeesDaily Parking Fees - including tax (Fees subject to change)Red Reef ParkSpanish River ParkClass 1 (cars,motorscooters,motorbikes,motorcycles)Weekends and legal holidays $18 $17All other days $16 $15Class 2 (other motor vehicles)Weekends and legal holidays $61 $61South BeachParkAll other days $33 $33Annual Parking Fees – Beach Permit Please refer to Beach Permit Information above.Special Events PermitIf you wish to conduct a Special Event in a City park; that is, an event withmore than 100 people or equipment brought into a park or weddingor photo shoot or art show/exhibit, a Special Permit is required. SpecialEvent Permit forms are available at the Boca Raton Community Center,office of the Community Centers Administrator. and must be submittedwith an original Certificate of Liability Insurance to:Boca Raton Community CenterAttention: Community Centers Administrator150 Crawford Blvd. Boca Raton, FL 33432For further information (561) 393-7824Special Populations/Special NeedsAnyone requiring specialized accommodations for our programs shouldcontact staff at the appropriate facility so they may arrange for you tohave a successful recreational experience.City Job OpportunitiesThe City of Boca Raton has several great career opportunities available!The City offers excellent benefit packages, inclusive of insurance benefits,paid leave, and pension for all full time employees. Check out the currentjob listings at www.myboca.us or call our Job Hotline at (561) 393-7981.Pavilion andShelter RentalsPicnic pavilions and shelters may be reserved at several locations asnoted below. Reservations may be made up tothree months in advance. Applicant must provide necessary residencyrequirements and pay fees at time permit is issued.For additional information, please refer to phone numbers as listed belowor www.myboca.us/parkpavilionsrentalSugar Sand Park(561) 347-3900Located at 300 South Military TrailAvailable only to residents of City f Boca Raton/Greater Boca Raton Beach& Park DistrictPatch Reef Park(561) 367-7035Located at 2000 Yamato RoadJames A. Rutherford Park(561) 393-7815Located at 600 NE 24th StreetSpanish River Park(561) 393-7815Located at 3001 N. State Road A1AEOE/DFWP.[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]48 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


Club Meetings/Support GroupsBOCA RATON COMMUNITY CENTER• AARP 55 DRIVE ALIVE447-0094• A.F.S.C.M.E3rd Wednesday 7:30pm• ALANON FRIDAY HOPE750-1180 Fridays 12:15 - 1:15 pm• ALL ABOARD674-6200 Friday 6:00pm(meets at CC Annex)• AMERICAN HEALTH ASSOCIATION361-9091 Mondays 7:00 pm• MEN’S TUESDAY SOLUTION GROUPEvery Tuesday 6:30 pm• BOCA RATON AIRPORT AUTHORITY391-2202 6:00 pm• BOCA RATON LITERARY GUILD736-7059 2ND Monday 10:00 am• BOCA RATON PILOT’S ASSOCIATION988-2502 1ST Wednesday 7:00 pm• CAMERA CLUBbocaratoncameraclub.org 2ND Wednesday 7:00 pm• COMMUNITY APPEARANCE BOARD (CAB)393-7743 Every Tuesday 7:00 pm* DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLOUTION (DAR)1st Monday 10:00am• FEDERATION OF BOCA RATON HOMEOWNERS998-3247 1st Tuesday 8:15 am• FRIDAY MEN’S ALANON278-3481 Every Friday 7:00 pm• GOLD COAST QUILTERS GUILD241-2483 3RD Tuesday 7:00 pm• LES PETITS COLLECTEURS OF SO. FLOR391-5019 1ST Wednesday 7:00 pm• LIGHTHOUSE BONSAI SOCIETY436-1501 4th Saturday 9:30 am• NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES(N.A.R.F.E.) 2ND Thursday 1:30pm• PALM BEACH WATERCOLOR SOCIETY997-6151 2ND Thursday 7:00 pm• PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING393-7810 1ST Tuesday 5:15 pm• PINOCHLE CLUB392-6283 Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 pm• RECOVERY, INC731-1991 Thursday 7:00 pm• TOY DOG CLUB OF PALM BEACHES367-0798 3RD Wednesday 6:30 pmCOUNT de HOERNLE PAVILION (TRAIN DEPOT)747 South Dixie Highway• ALL ABOARD674-6200 Monday 6:00pm• BOCA RATON “NOON”TOASTMASTERS417-7732 Tuesday 12 Noon• BOCA RATON TOASTMASTERS(954) 592-8653 Tuesday 7:00 pm• CODA504-1064 Thursday 7:00 pm• FRIDAY NOON TOASTMASTERSFriday 11:15am• JUVENILE MEDIATION GROUP212-2974 Wednesday 6:30 pm• KIWANIS CLUB OF BOCA RATON SUNRISE395-8446 Every Thursday 7:30 am• MEN ON TRACK - AA674-6200 Monday 12 Noon• AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING1- 888-227-7669• AMERICAN SEWING GUILD994-8250 2nd Wednesday 7:00pm• BICYCLE CLUB742-3605 2nd Sunday, Nov - March• BOCA COMPUTER SOCIETY(GENERAL MEETING)736-5601 1st Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm• BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY NATIONAL WOMEN997-6372 1st Monday 9:30 am• BRANDEIS WOMEN OF DELRAYBOARD MEETING499-9872 2nd Tuesday 10:00 am• CARRIAGE HOMES OF WOODFIELD995-5266 2nd Tuesday 7:30pm• FAMILIES ANONYMOUSEvery Tuesday 6:00pmJAMES A RUTHERFORD COMMUNITY CENTER• FOOD ADDICTSEvery Sunday 11am-Noon• GLEN OAKS HOMEOWNERS ASSOC241-0285 ext. 202 1st Wednesday 6:30pmITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB499-3265 1st Monday 12:15pm• JEWISH COUPLES OF THE PALM BEACHES495-5188 2nd Tuesday 9:30am• MULTIPLE MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP860-655-7107 1st Monday 6:00-8:00pm• MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY MEETING503-3134 3rd Thursday 2:00-3:30pm• NIFTY FIFTIES BOARD MEETING470-0337 1st Tuesday 10:00am• ORT AMERICA POINTES OF BOCA TRAIL482-0189 4th Monday 10:00 am• OVEREATERS ANONYMOUSEvery Friday 2:00-3:30 pm• SHINE544-6942 3rd Wednesday 6:45pm• SOUTH FLORIDA CANCER ASSOCIATION786-953-7124 Last Wednesday 6:45pm• SOUTHERN HANDCRAFT SOCIETY588-7759 1st Monday 7:00 pm• UNITED ORDER TRUE SISTERS(GENERAL MEETING-guests welcome)1st Thursday 11:45 am• WOMEN’S AMERICAN ORT BOCA REY637-0424 2nd Thursday 11:30 am• WOMEN’S AMERICAN ORT LAKESIDE(GENERAL MEETING)276-3627 4th Monday 12:00 noon• WOMEN’S AMERICAN ORT LAKESIDE(BOARD MEETING)276-3627 2nd Monday 10:00am[PROGRAMS, OPERATING HOURS, AND/OR PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE]50 www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us | www.mybocaparks.org THE RECREATOR Winter 2012


WINTER 2012Special EventsCELEBRATING MLK MONTH...BUILDING THE BELOVED COMMUNITYJanuary (month long)ART DISPLAY featuringHIGHWAYMAN ARTISTJAMES GIBSON - Boca RatonCommunity Center’s “Art inPublic Places” - Display openMonday thru Saturday duringregular Community Centerhours. Boca Raton CommunityCenter, located at 150 CrawfordBlvd, Boca Raton. Cost: FreeContact: (561) 393-7807January (month long)“TOGETHER ALL DREAMSARE POSSIBLE “ - InteractiveDisplay - Children through theinspiration of Martin LutherKing, Jr. share their thoughts andartwork designs with what theythink would make the world afairer and better place… to giveexpression to their own hopesand dreams. Time: During theDowntown Library regular hoursLocation: Boca Raton PublicLibrary - Downtown YouthServices, 200 NW Boca RatonBlvd. Cost: Free Contact: (561)367-7023 or www.bocalibrary.orgJanuary (month long)“PICTURING AMERICA:SPOTLIGHT ON AMERICANLEADERSHIP AND COURAGE”Special Exhibit - PicturingAmerica is the newest initiativeof the We the People Programof the National Endowmentof the Humanities, whichshowcases some of our nation’smost significant imagesthrough American artisticmasterpieces. The participationof The Children’s Museum as apresenter of Picturing Americais sponsored by the Palm BeachCounty Cultural Council throughPalm Beach County funding.Location: Children’s Museum,located at 498 Crawford Blvd,Boca Raton (Museum Admission$3). NOTE: To book the PicturingAmerican exhibit and other artsintegratededucation programsfrom our Traveling Museum andFACES brochure, Children’sMuseum. (561) 368-6875 orjayne@cmboca.org. Check ourwebsite www.cmboca.org.January (month long)“HIS DREAM IS NOW OURDREAM” – Interactive Display- Never too young to make adifference! Children will sharetheir thoughts and artwork designswith simple messages or pictureswith what they think would fulfillMartin Luther King’s dream tomake the world a fairer and betterplace. Time: Display open duringregular Library hours. Spanish RiverLibrary & Community Center, 1501NW Spanish River Blvd. Cost: Free.Contact: (561) 544-8584 or www.bocalibrary.orgJanuary (month long)“I HAVE A DREAM” Children’s ArtDisplayJoin us as we honor Dr. MartinLuther King Jr’s words and his “IHave a Dream” ideas. Children fromthe City of Boca Raton’s SummerCamp Program created self portraitscelebrating the rich diversity ofcamp attendees and to promote themessage of brotherhood championedby Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Time: During regular CommunityCenter hours. Location: James A.Rutherford Community Center,located at 2000 Yamato Rd, BocaRaton. Cost: Free.Contact: (561)367-7035or skorn@ci.bocaraton.fl.usJanuary - On-goingBOCA RATON HISTORICALSOCIETY ONLINE EXHIBIT:“REMEMBERING PEARL CITY”- Online exhibit about the historyof Pearl City, Boca Raton’s historicAfrican American communitysponsored by Boca Raton HistoricalSociety.Location: www.bocahistory.org andclick on exhibitsCost: Free. Contact: (561) 395-6766 extension 100 or curator@bocahistory.orgSaturday, January 14FAMILY HEALTH CARNIVALHealth information anddemonstrations by participatingorganizations, Free health screenings(heart & stroke assessments,diabetes blood tests, cholesterol,blood pressure, nutrition, hearing,dental, pediatric, visions, skincancer) organized by Boca RatonRegional Hospital. Entertainment,music, games, lots of food. Time:10am - 1:30pm Florence Fuller ChildDevelopment Center East, 200 NE14 St. Cost: Free. Contact: (561) 955-5097 or jdymtrow@brch.comSaturday, January 14COOL CARS and SAFE DRIVING- Event will showcase drivingsafety, with emphasis on providingcurrent driving safety issuesfor young drivers. Car safetyinformation and demonstrations byparticipating organizations. Freemusic, food, car safety activities.Organized by European AutoService, with assistance fromStudents Against Drunk Driver,Police and Fire Departments. Time:11am – 4:00pm European AutoService, 2740 NW 1 Ave, BocaRaton. Cost: Free. Contact: (561)929-5727 or Ginger.novak@gmail.comMonday, January 16MARTIN LUTHER KING,JR. CELEBRATION - 8:30am- Meet at MLK Memorial(adjacent to Ebenezer BaptistChurch). 9:00am - “Buildingthe Beloved Community”Ceremonial program plannedby Pearl City Dialog Group.10:00am - CommemorativeMarch from MLK Memorialto Hughes Park featuringBoca Community High SchoolMarching Band. 11:00am –3:00pm - Celebration Programat Hughes Park featuring,speakers, special music, kiddieactivities, free picnic. non-profitorganizations, arts and crafts.Hughes Park, 200 NE 14th St(adjacent to Glades Rd). Cost:Free. Contact: (561) 393-7827Thursday, January 19“IN REMEMBRANCE OFMARTIN” Video - A movingtribute of the life and work ofDr. Martin Luther King, Jr.7:30-8:30pm – FriendshipMissionary Baptist Church,1421 NE 2nd Ct. Cost: Free.Contact: (561) 306-5667Saturday, January 21HISTORICAL WALKINGTOUR OF PEARL CITY -Experience historic landmarkswith presentations by clergy,residents and communityleaders. Features includechurches, Tree of Knowledge,MLK Jr Memorial, andHughes Park. Visit a “pearl”in the heart of Boca Raton.Sponsoring Organization:Developing Interracial SocialChange (DISC)10am – Noon - Meet atMacedonia AME Church, NE11 Street (1 block east of DixieHighway) Cost: Free. Contact:Marjorie O’Sullivan (561) 395-6029


WINTER 2012Special EventsSaturday, Jan 8, 15, 22,29Feb 4, 11, 18, 25Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31April 7, 14, 21, 28BOCA RATON GREENMARKET-CHILDREN’S MUSEUM EVENTLocal produce, plants, preparedfoods, soaps, doggie treats,specialty arts & crafts,food tastings,food vendors,community not-forprofitorganizations,fresh cut flowers,food & healthinformation, live music. 8:00am -1:00pm – Royal Palm Place, SouthFederal Hwy & South Mizner BlvdContact (561) 368-6875Wednesday, January 25“MUSIC IN THE PARK” SERIESEntertainment – US Air ForceReserve Band - 7:00pm - Mizner ParkAmphitheater, locatedon Federal Highway, justsouth of Glades RdContact: (561) 393-7827Sunday, January 29PUPPET FESTCelebrate the magic of puppetryand the related arts in an outdoorwhimsical atmosphere with makeand take puppets, games and prizes,music, and a Chalk Art Show .11:00am- 4:00pm - Sugar Sand Park,300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton.Cost: Free admission (tickets forselect activities) Contact: (561)-347-3900February (month long)STUDENT ART DISPLAY (GradesK-5) - Boca Raton CommunityCenter’s “Art in Public Places”Display open Monday thru Fridayduring regular Community Centerhours. Boca RatonCommunity Center, 150Crawford Blvd,Boca Raton.Contact: (561)393-7827Friday, February 10 – Sunday,February 12“NEXT GENERATION ……YOUTHARTS WEEKEND FESTIVAL”Friday, Feb 10, 7pm NEXT GENERATIONBOCASaturday, Feb 11, 7pm NEXTGENERATION FLORIDASunday, Feb 12, 4pm NEXTGENERATION WORLD – FLORIDAYOUTH ORCHESTRAMizner Park Amphitheater, FederalHighway, just south of Glades Rd.Contact: (561) 393-7827Friday, February 17Friday, March 16Friday, April 13“CINEMA IN THEPARK” SERIESFeature Film – TBADusk - SanbornSquare, FederalHighway, just northof Palmetto Park RdCost: Free Contact: (561) 393-7827Friday-Sunday, Feb 24-Mar 4USTA Boys 12 & Under Spring SuperNationals Clay Court Championships128 of the country’s best 12 & underboys will play singles and doubles.Starts at 10am - Racquet Center, 21626St Andrews AveSpectators welcome, admission is free.Contact: (561) 367-7095March (month long)STUDENT ART DISPLAY (Grades6-12) - James A Rutherford CommunityCenter’s “Art in Public Places” - Displayopen Monday thru Friday during regularCommunity Center hours. James ARutherford Community Center, PatchReef Park on Yamato Road, just west ofMilitary Trail.Contact: (561) 393-7827Saturday, March 37th Annual SEA TURTLE DAYKick off the 2012 sea turtle nestingseason with exhibits, fun educationaltalks, games & crafts for the kids,food and more! Learn what sea turtlespecialists do every morning at sunrisefrom March through October. Visitour resident sea turtles! A fun-filledfamily day! All ages; children must beaccompanied by an adult. 10:00am-4:00pm – Gumbo Limbo Nature Center,1801 N. Ocean Blvd (A1A)Cost: Free Contact: (561) 338-1473Monday, March 19 -Friday, March 23SPRING BREAK SPRING-TACULARJoin us for a variety of activitiesthroughout the week.. Visit our websitefor event information. Times and feesvary - Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. MilitaryTrail, just south of Palmetto Park RoadContact: (561)-347-3900 www.sugarsandpark.orgFriday, March 23EXPLORIUM ED-VENTURE DAYHands-on activities, demonstrations,games and more family fun! Calling allkids ages 7-12 for the Gee-Whiz QuizShow to test your skills in this fun andwacky game show.. Visit our website forthe event information. Noon-4pm - SugarSand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, just southof Palmetto Park RoadContact: (561)-347-3900 www.sugarsandpark.orgTuesday, March 20CHILDREN’S SPRING FAIRGames, free arts & crafts, food,walkabout entertainment, rides, sweettreats, facepainting, and more. 10:00am– 3:00pm - Patch Reef Park, YamatoRoad, just west of Military TrailCost: Free entrance; ride tickets ($15 rideall day bracelet or $3 per ride) & foodavailable for purchaseContact: (561) 367-7035Friday, April 6SPRING EGG DIVE - Come join usfor lots of fun and prizes for everyone!Children search for pennies on thebottom of the pool and turn themin for plastic eggs filled with toysor special prizes. Free Pizza, drink,raffles. 10:30am – Meadows ParkPool, 1300 NW 8 StCost: Free Contact:(561) 393-7851Saturday, April 718th Annual SPRING FLINGFAMILY FUN DAY - Games,arts & crafts, food, walkaboutentertainment, picturetaking, rides,contests, sweet treats, facepainting,community service groups; world’slargest Easter Rabbit, FarmerMcGregor’s Garden, Family Concertby The Puppetone Rockers. Noon– 3:00pm – Children’s Museum andMemorial Park, Crawford BoulevardCost: Free Contact: (561) 393-7827Wed, April __– Sun, April __22nd Annual Florida OpenInternational Wheelchair TennisChampionships - World’s largestwheelchair tournament, spectatorswelcome. Patch Reef Tennis Center inPatch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Rd, justwest of Military TrailAdmission: Free Contact: 561-367-7090Friday, April 20“MUSIC IN THE PARK” SERIESFLOSSY KEESELY’S Gala BirthdayConcert - “Pathway to the Stars”- 7:00pm - Mizner ParkAmphitheater, Federal Highway, justsouth of Glades RoadContact: (561) 393-7827Note: Entrance to all City-organized events is FREE, unless otherwise specified.Schedule Subject to ChangeSPECIAL EVENT HOTLINE (561) 393-7806 #2 or (561) 393-7827 • www.MYBOCA.us/rec/specialevents

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