Recreation & Parks - 2013 Fall Activities Brochure - Camp Dearborn

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Recreation & Parks - 2013 Fall Activities Brochure - Camp Dearborn

special fall offer!2013 Fall Activities FORD COMMUNITY & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER*Additional household members may be added to the fitness membership for an additional $10 each.Fitness memberships are available to those that live or work in Dearborn. Valid ID required. Offer ends September 30, 2013.**Aerobic membership and specialty class special is available to non-residents. Must be 15 or older to participate in classes.These offers are non-refundable and non-transferable.Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com5


Festival of TreesNovember 24-27 and November 29-December 1 at the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center.Enjoy the special holiday magic of decorated Christmas trees.Open Sunday, 2-7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. andSunday, December 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Tickets, priced at $5 for adults and $3 for children, are available atthe door.For further information, visit www.FOT.com.Lego Adventure DayLego Day, Friday, November 29, is a great opportunity for your childto have some fun here at the Ford Community & Performing ArtsCenter while you hit the Black Friday store sales.We’ll spend the morning working with Lego bricks, and after a brieflunch break from 12-12:30 p.m., we’ll spend time at theclimbing wall and in the gymnasium, and we’ll wrap up theafternoon with time in our pools.Lego Day, which is open to kids ages 5-11, runs from 9 a.m.until 4 p.m.Cost: $42 for passholders, $45 for Dearborn residents and $48for non-residents. Make sure you pack a lunch for your child.Registration begins October 7 at the service desk and space islimited.Candy Cane ClimbIf you enjoy climbing our wall, then this contest is for you.Enter our Candy Cane Climb at a cost of $3/person ($10 for theentire family) and every time you climb up and back down our wallfrom November 18 through December 13, you’ll receive a candy cane.Our contest will be divided into five age groups—eight and under,9-12, 13-17, 18-50 and over 50—and our winners will be the climberin each age group that accumulates the most candy canes. We’ll alsohave awards for the second and third place finishers.Register at the service desk beginning November 4.Daily passholder fees apply to all non-passholders.2013 Fall Activities SPECIAL EVENTSMark Your Calendar for Our SpecialDaddy-Daughter DancesBy popular demand, we will again host two Daddy-Daughter Dances on February 8,the first from 2-4:30 p.m. and the second from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Ford Community andPerforming Arts Center.Daddys and daughters of all ages are invited to join us for this elegant annual affair.We’ll have music, door prizes, keepsakes for the daughters, pizza, cake, soda pop andmuch more.Tickets, priced at $15 per person, are available only in advance and must bepurchased no later than January 31.Tickets go on sale January 1 at the Theatre Box Office.For further information, call 943-2354.Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com7


Ford Community & Performing Arts Center2013-14 professional theater season“The Nutcracker,” Accompanied by theDetroit Symphony Civic OrchestraDecember 6 at 8 p.m.December 7 and at 1 and 7 p.m.With angels and sugarplums, a magic prince, a dreamyyoung girl, a mysterious old man and a Christmas treethat grows sky high, the entire family is sure to enjoythis timeless Yuletide fantasy.Tickets: OA, $26; OB, $16; $12; BA, $24; BB, $15*2013 Fall Activities PROFESSIONAL THEATER SEASON“Cinderella,” Presented by theMoscow BalletJanuary 11 at 8 p.m.Founded in 1989 by legendary principal dancer ofthe Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Radchenko, the MoscowFestival Ballet presents this timeless fairy tale of a poorwishful girl who goes to the ball and meets her PrinceCharming. Cinderella is a delightful treat for audiencesyoung and old.Tickets: OA, $35; OB, $30; BA, $35; BB, $30*Collin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood,“Two Man Group”February 14 at 8 p.m.These two favorites from the Emmy-nominated TVshow, “Whose Line is it Anyway?,” have teamed up topresent an extraordinary evening of improvisationalcomedy. Using their quick wit and contributions fromthe audience, Collin and Brad create hilarious andoriginal scenes that will have you laughing all eveninglong.Tickets: OP, $49; OA, $45; OB, $39; BA, $39; BB, $30*Ahmed Ahmed Presents,“The Next Generation Comedy Show”January 18 at 8 p.m.These talented comedians share the common bond ofgrowing up in immigrant Middle Eastern householdsas second generation Americans and struggling tobreak the stereotype of becoming a doctor, lawyer, orengineer. Their experiences make for an evening ofgreat comedy.Tickets: OP, $35; OA, $31; OB, $31; BA, $31; BB, $25*Irish Rovers, “The Farewell Tour”February 28 at 8 p.m.Enjoy an evening of Celtic-inspired traditional, folk andpopular music, performed by Ireland’s internationalambassadors of music for more than four decades.With hits like “The Unicorn” and “Wasn’t That a Party,”the Irish Rovers are known for their timeless ability todeliver a rollicking performance of good cheer that willhave you singing along.Tickets: OP, $45; OA, 37; OB, $35; BA, $37; BB, $35*Doo Wop is one of the most definitive and enduring sounds in American popmusic history, and the Doo Wop Legends Tour will be making several stops at theFord Community & Performing Arts Center in the up-coming months.Legends Tour, Fall EditionSaturday, September 21 at 8 p.m.Enjoy the memorable music of The Legendary Teenagers (“Why Do Fools Fall inLove,” “Goody Goody” and “ABCs of Love”), The Shades of Blue (“Oh How Happy”)and The Crests (“Sixteen Candles”).Tickets: OA, $25; OB, $20; BA, $20; BB, $15*Legends Tour, Valentines EditionSaturday, February 15, 2014 at 8 p.m.Relive those fond memories of days gone by with the music of Maurice Williamsand the Zodiacs (“Stay,” “Little Darlin’” and “May I?”), The Shades of Blue (“Oh HowHappy”) and The Dubs (“This Could Be Magic,” “Don’t Ask Me To Be Lonely” and“Chapel of Dreams”).Tickets: OP, $30; OA, $25; OB, $20; BA, $25; BB, $20*Legends Tour, Spring EditionSaturday, April 5, at 8 p.m.All those fond memories will rush back with the music of Lenny Welch (“Since IFell for You”), The Shades of Blue (“Oh How Happy”) and Jay Siegel’s Tokens (“TheLion Sleeps Tonight,” “Portrait of My Love” and “Tonight I Fell in Love”).Tickets: OP, $30; OA, $25; OB, $20; BA, $25; BB, $20*Legends Tour, Summer EditionSaturday, July 26, at 8 p.m.More memorable music from the good ol’ days with The Mystics (“Hushabye”),The Shades of Blue (“Oh How Happy”) and The Skyliners (“This I Swear,” “Since IDon’t Have You” and “Pennies From Heaven”).Tickets: OP, $30; OA, $25; OB, $20; BA, $25; BB, $20*Tickets for shows at the Michael A. Guido Theater are available on-line atwww.dearbornfordcenter.com and at our box office, which is open Tuesdaythrough Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.For Tickets call the box office at (313) 943-2354.*OP, Orchestra Pit OA, Orchestra A OB, Orchestra B OC, Orchestra C BA, Balcony A BB, Balcony BPatrons in need of special accommodations for the theater should make that request when purchasing their tickets.8Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com


October 4Dearborn Symphony Orchestra in Concert,“Spectacular Take-Off!” featuring pianistChristopher O’RileyMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.October 27Motor City Brass Band“Horns and “Howls”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.November 8Dearborn Symphony Orchestra“Hungarian Spirit,” featuring violist Yi ZhouMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.December 8Dearborn Youth Symphony in ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 4 p.m.December 14Dearborn Community Chorus and Vanguard Voices &Brass present,“Dearborn Holiday Choral Festival,”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.December 15Motor City Brass Band“Sounds of the Season”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.January 10Detroit Symphony Orchestra in ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 10:45 a.m.2013-2014 community show seasonJanuary 25Henry Ford Community College Big Band in Concert,Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.February 7Dearborn Symphony Orchestra in Concert“The French Connection,” featuring violinistYehonatan BerickMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.February 21Detroit Symphony Orchestra in ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 10:45 a.m.March 1Vanguard Voices & Brass and choral and instrumentalensembles from Henry Ford Community College present,“Annual President’s Collage Concert”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.March 7Dearborn Symphony Orchestra’s Annual Pops Concert“Trumpet Invasion,” featuring guest conductor and pianistRich Ridenour and trumpeter Brandon RidenourMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.March 9Dearborn Youth SymphonyMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 4 p.m.March 16Motor City Brass Band“A Wee Bit O’ Irish”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.April 11Dearborn Symphony Orchestra in Concert“Passion and Elegance,” featuring flutist David BuckMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.April 27Vanguard Voices Spring ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 4 p.m.May 2Dearborn Symphony Orchestra and DearbornYouth Symphony Side-By-Side Concert“Suites for the Sweet”Michael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m.May 3Dearborn Community Chorus Spring ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.May 4Dearborn Youth SymphonyMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 4 p.m.May 18Motor City Brass Band Festival of the BandsMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.May 23Detroit Symphony Orchestra in ConcertMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 10:45 a.m.2013 Fall Activities COMMUNITY SHOW SEASONDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com9


cultural arts2013 Fall Activities CULTURAL ARTSPadzieski Art GalleryStella Greene, Gallery CoordinatorThe Padzieski Art Gallery, located in the west wingof the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center,directly across from the theatre, is operated by theDearborn Community Arts Council (DCAC), incooperation with the Dearborn Recreation & ParksDepartmentThe gallery hosts seven to eight exhibits annuallywith a professional artist season from Septemberthrough mid-April and a community season frommid-April through mid-September.The public is cordially invited to the openingreception for each exhibit. Admission to thePadzieski Art Gallery is free.Artists interested in exhibiting in the gallery shouldcontact the DCAC office at (313) 943-3095 to requestan exhibit proposal form or visit the DCAC website atwww.dcacart.org/gallery/schedule.asp.Gallery hours: Tuesday–Friday, 12-6 p.m.The gallery is also open before most theatreperformances and by special appointment.Exhibition Schedule:July 23-September 20,“Fender Bender” ExhibitOctober 3-November 8,“Artists Among Us” ExhibitReception: October 3 at 6 p.m.November 22-December 20,International Holiday BoutiqueReception: November 22 at 2 p.m.January 22-February 28,Juried Photography ExhibitReception: January 22 at 7 p.m.Photo by Bob Oliver, Times-Herald NewspapersDearborn’s best-kept art secret is the RotundaGallery, located in the lobby of the Henry FordCentennial Library.This autumn’s exhibition schedule:Helen Lynn Burns Exhibit,September 3-20.Glass Society of Dearborn Exhibit,September 23-October 23.Arts Society of Dearborn Fall Exhibit,October 26-November 26.For further information about the RotundaGallery or its exhibits, contact the DearbornCommunity Arts Council at (313) 943-3095.10Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com


dearborn specialsDearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation EnablingFor more than two decades, the Dearborn Recreation Department hassponsored the Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program foradults with disabilities and their families and friends.This fall, the Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program willoffer dances, gym nights, swim nights, holiday craft nights and pizza bingo.All of the activities are hosted or instructed by Recreation SpecialistCamille Gibson and take place at the Ford Community & Performing ArtsCenter.Dances—held usually on the second Tuesday of the month from7-9 p.m. in the Hubbard Ballroom and featuring a live DJ. Cost: $4, whichincludes refreshments. Tickets must be purchased at the Theater Box Officethe day of the dance.September 10October 8November 12December 10Gym Nights—offered Thursdays from 6-7 p.m. in six-week sessions.Cost/session: $30 for Dearborn residents and $35 for non-residents.Session One, September 12-October 17Session Two, November 7-December 19 (no class November 28)Swim Nights—offered Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. in six-week sessions.Cost/session: $30 for Dearborn residents and $35 for non-residents.Session One, September 11-October 16Session Two, November 6-December 18 (no class November 27)Holiday Craft Nights—usually conducted on selective Tuesdays from6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost/night: $10, which includes snacks and all materials.Halloween, October 29Christmas, December 17Pizza & Bingo—conducted on selective Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Cost/night: $11, which includes pizza, pop, bingo games and lots of prizes.September 24November 26The entire Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling Program issubject to change.For further information, call 943-2350.2013 Fall Activities DEARBORN SPECIALSNeed Babysitting?Enjoy some free time at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center while your children arehaving supervised fun in the Donald and Mary Kosch Family Child Activity Center just inside thesouth entrance.Care is available for children ages six months through 10 years from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Monday through Saturday and from 5-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday at a cost of just $3/hour and$3 for any additional part of an hour.This service is available to all visitors of The Center.Parents must present a picture ID when dropping off and picking up their children.For further information, call 943-2350.Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com11


Dearborn Recreation & Parks Departmentcultural arts partnership2013 Fall Activities CULTURAL ARTS PARTNERSDearborn Community ChorusEstablished in 1963, the Dearborn Community Chorus iscomposed of adults, ages 16 and over, who love to sing.The group rehearses from September through May andperforms at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center as partof the end-of-the-year holidays in December and again in May.The Dearborn Community Chorus also performs at communityevents, entertains at senior citizen facilities and plans an annualtour.Autumn Concert Schedule:December 14, Dearborn Holiday Choral Festival withVanguard VoicesMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community &Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.For further information, visit www.dearbornfordcenter.com.Motor City Brass BandMotor City Brass Band, founded in 1996, is a British-style brass band whosemusical repertoire ranges widely from classical to jazz and from pop to sacred.A not-for-profit organization, the Motor City Brass Band performs in a variety ofvenues, not only in the metro-Detroit area, but throughout the midwest andOntario.The Motor City Brass Band presents four performances at the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center during the September-May professional theater season.Autumn Concert Schedule:October 27, “Horns & Howls”Michael A Guido Theater, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.December 15, “Sounds of the Season”Michael A Guido Theater, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 3 p.m.For further information, visit the band’s website at www.mcbb.org.12Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com


organizationsDearborn Community FundA non-profit organization, the Dearborn Community Fundprovides financial and volunteer support for cultural and recreationalorganizations, programs, activities and projects in Dearborn.The Dearborn Community Fund is a 501(C)(3) organization, anddonations are tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law.Visit www.dearbornfordcenter.com/communityfund for moreinformation.Dearborn Youth SymphonyThe Dearborn Youth Symphony was established in 1975 to provide youngmusicians with symphonic ensemble experience and to foster interest ininstrumental music.The DYS is currently composed of three groups—String ConcertOrchestra, Symphonic Orchestra and Flute Choir—whose members rangein age from eight to 21 and reside in 25 different communities in the metro-Detroit area.Auditions are conducted in September, rehearsals take place through thefollowing May, and the group presents four performances at the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center.Autumn Concert Schedule:December 8, Holiday ConcertMichael A Guido Theater, Ford Community & PerformingArts Center, 4 p.m.For further information, email dearbornyouthsymphony@gmail.com.Vanguard Voices & BrassFounded in 1992 by artistic director G. Kevin Dewey, Vanguard Voices & Brassis a 70-member adult mixed classical choir that presents the best in traditional andcontemporary choral music.The group performs a capella, or with area orchestras, the Vanguard BrassEnsemble, or other choral groups.The Vanguard Voices & Brass, whose members range widely from professionalmusicians to dedicated amateur choristers, rehearse weekly from Septemberthrough May and perform several concerts throughout the year.Autumn Concert Schedule:December 14, Dearborn Holiday Choral Festivalwith the Dearborn Community ChorusMichael A. Guido Theater, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m.Visit the group’s website, www.vanguardvoices.org/, for more information.2013 Fall Activities CULTURAL ARTS PARTNERSDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com13


sportsDrop-In Youth BasketballPlayers ages 13-17 are invited to participate in this drop-inprogram Saturdays from 2-6 p.m., beginning November 2.We’ll conduct five-on-five double-elimination tournaments inwhich the players select their own teams. All the games will beofficiated and the tournament winners will receive awards.After the tournaments are over, we’ll have open five-on-fivegames in which the winning team remains on the floor.Participants must either be a passholder or purchase a daypass each Saturday at a cost of $8.2013 Fall Activities SPORTSDrop-In Girls’ VolleyballYoung ladies in grades 5-8 are invited to take part in Drop-InGirls’ Volleyball, which will be offered on selected Saturdaysfrom 1-4 p.m. in the Hubbard Ballroom at the Ford Community& Performing Arts Center, beginning January 4.Register each Saturday at the service desk.Cost: $4, passholders; $6, residents; $8, non-residents.Pick-Up BasketballFor players ages 30 and over, Adult Pick-Up Basketball isoffered Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon.Cost: Free for passholders; $3 for resident day-passpurchasers; $5 for non-resident day-pass purchasers.Friday Night Youth BasketballPlayers ages 7-10 can learn the game of basketball and havefun with their friends this fall/winter through our Friday nightprogram at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.We’ll help develop your shooting, passing and dribbling skillsduring the first part of the evening and then complete the nightwith a pick-up game.The program meets from 6-7:30 p.m. in two, six-weeksessions:November 1-December 13 (no class November 29).January 10-February 14.Cost: $45, passholders; $50, residents; $60, non-residents.Register at the Service Desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center.14Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com


Middle School Cross Country Program – DearbornTrack ClubThe Dearborn Track Club, in cooperation with the Dearborn PublicSchools, is again hosting its popular cross country program for children ingrades 5-8.Elementary/Middle School Cross Country will meet Monday, Tuesday andThursday at Ford Field from 6:30-8 p.m. beginning the week of September 9.The six-week program will include three weeks of conditioning andtraining and three weeks of meets/training.Cost: $55 for Dearborn residents.Register at www.thedearborntrackclub.weebly.comFor further information, call Mark (313-278-2310) or Gordie (313-410-5608).The Dearborn Track Club is a partnership organization of the DearbornRecreation & Parks Department.Dearborn BaseballDearborn Baseball, a parent-run organization, offers seven baseballleagues for players ages 5-18 as of April 30, 2014.T-Ball, ages 5-6Coach Pitch, ages 6-810 and Under12 and Under14 and Under16 and under18 and UnderDearborn Baseball also offers five fast-pitch softball leagues for girls ages8-18 as of January 1, 2014.10 and Under12 and Under14 and Under16 and Under18 and UnderDearborn Baseball’s season traditionally begins the first Saturday in Juneand extends through July.Registration, which is conducted on-line atwww.dearbornbaseballonline.com, begins January 1, 2014. Completedforms, along with payment and a signed waiver, must be submitted via mailno later than April 10, 2014.Adult Volleyball LeaguesA Coed Recreational Volleyball League will beconducted at the Ford Community & Performing ArtsCenter on Wednesday nights this fall/winter, beginningOctober 9.Teams may carry a maximum of 15 players, each ofwhom must be at least 18 years old as of October 1,2013.Teams are required to pay a $350 entry fee and$12/match in officiating fees.Schedules will be composed of at least 12 matchesand post-season playoffs.Team registration begins September 4 and concludesOctober 2. Space is limited and teams will be acceptedon a first-come, first-served basis.A mandatory managers’ meeting will be heldOctober 2 at 7 p.m. at the Ford Community andPerforming Arts Center. Teams failing to have arepresentative at the meeting will be excluded from theprogram.League play should conclude by late March or earlyApril.No matches will be scheduled November 27 andFebruary 19.For further information, call 943-2350.Youth Football & CheerleadingDearborn youngsters ages 8-13 have the opportunityto play football or be a cheerleader through theDearborn Youth Football Association (DYFA).The DYFA has three entries in the Western WayneJunior Football League—Tractors, Thunderbirds andLions—and each entry is made up of three teams—freshman (ages 8-9), junior varsity (10-11) and varsity(12-13).Practice began in mid-August and the eight-gameregular season, in which games are played eitherSaturday or Sunday, runs through October.Visit www.DYFA.org for more information.2013 Fall Activities SPORTSDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com15


Dearborn Recreation & Parks Departmentyouth sports partnershipDearborn BaseballEstablished in 1982, Dearborn Baseball offers organized league play and practices forboys (baseball) and girls (softball), ages 5-18.Registration begins January 1 and ends April 10. Registration forms are available onthe website and at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.The season begins the last week in May or the first week in June and usually wraps upby late July.For further information, visit www.dearbornbaseballonline.com.2013 Fall Activities CENTER PARTNERSDearborn Community Tennis AssociationAlong with the Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department, the DCTA works with theDearborn Public Schools, Fairlane Club and Baseline Tennis to provide year-roundopportunities for playersHighlights of the DCTA’s offerings for kids includes a middle school program in theSpring and a series of classes/clinics in the summer.For more information about the DCTA, visit www.dearborncta.org.Dearborn Recreation DolphinsThe Dearborn Recreation Dolphins (DRD) swim team offers a year-round program oftraining and practice for children ages 5-18 of all abilities.DRD conducts training and practice sessions at O.L. Smith Middle School, Edsel FordHigh School and the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center during the school yearand at Dunworth Pool in the summer.This fall, the DRD will be conducting their Youth Conditioning Swim program onSaturdays from 11 a.m. to noon at The Center (see page 18).For further information, or to register for DRD, visit www.swimdrd.org.Dearborn Figure Skating ClubYoung skaters interested in figure skating can receive one-on-one instructionthrough membership in the Dearborn Figure Skating Club (DSFC).The DFSC supports and promotes the development of amateur figure skaters onboth an individual and synchronized basis.The Dearborn Crystallettes, part of the Dearborn Figure Skating Club, offersynchronized competition for accomplished skaters of all levels and abilities.To register for the DFSC, or for further information, visit www.dearbornfsc.com.16Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com


organizationsDearborn Youth Football AssociationCreated in 2000, the DYFA oversees the operation of three franchises, theDearborn Lions, Dearborn Thunderbirds and Dearborn Tractors.Each franchise has three teams—freshmen (ages 8-9), jv (10-11) and varsity(12-13)—and offers football and cheerleading opportunities.Practices, conducted in the early evening, begin in mid-August, and theeight-game league schedule starts the weekend following Labor Day.For more information, visit www.dyfa.org.Dearborn Soccer ClubThe Dearborn Soccer Club features spring and fall leagues—along with indoorclinics during the winter and an outdoor summer camp—for youngsters ages 4-18.Registration for the fall leagues is closed.Registration for the spring, 2014, leagues begins January 1.For more information concerning the Dearborn Soccer Club, visitwww.dearbornsoccer.org.Dearborn Hockey AssociationThe Dearborn Hockey Association (DHA) offers an instructional program, as well ascompetitive league play and practices to youngsters ages 5-17.The “Introduction to Hockey” program stresses skill development and having funwhile preparing participants to play on a team (see pages 24-25).For children ready for competitive hockey, the DHA offers both a recreational programand its Belle Tire Travel program.The recreational hockey program features six divisions—Mini Mite (ages 6 and under),Mite (8 and under), Squirt (10 and under), Pee Wee (12 and under), Bantam (14 andunder) and Midgets (17 and under).Teams in the recreational program begin forming the first week in September.The Belle Tire Travel program features divisions from Mite A (ages seven and under)through Midget A (ages 16 and under).For more information, visit www.dearbornhockey.com.2013 Fall Activities CENTER PARTNERSDearborn Track ClubThe Dearborn Track Club offers a variety of different clinics, practice sessions andopportunities to participate in competitive meets to kids in grades six and above.In addition to track, the DTC features instruction in the various aspects of field,such as the discuss throw, broad jump, pole vault and high jump.This autumn, the club is featuring its new Elementary/Middle School CrossCountry program in cooperation with the Dearborn Public Schools (see page 16).To register for the “Elementary/Middle School Cross Country” program or formore information concerning the Dearborn Track Club, visitwww.thedearborntrackclub.weebly.com.Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com17


indoor aquatics2013 Fall Activities INDOOR AQUATICSLifeguard TrainingAre you interested in working as a lifeguard?If so, register for the Dearborn Recreation Department’sLifeguarding Class, which will be offered this winter and nextspring at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.The class, open to swimmers aged 15 and over, meets Mondayand Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. for five weeks.Four sessions will be offered:October 28-December 4 (no classes November 25and 27)January 6-February 5February 10-March 19 (no classes February 17 and 19)March 24-April 30 (no classes April 21 and 23)Participants must be able to . . .. . . swim 500 yards continuously (200 yards crawl, 100 yardsbreaststroke and 200 yards crawl or breaststroke). . . swim 20 yards using crawl or breaststroke, submerge 7-10feet and retrieve a 20-pound brick and swim 20 yards back.Students successfully completing the course will receive anAmerican Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate and anAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate.Cost: $185, passholders; $205, residents; $235, non-residents.The purchase of a required Red Cross textbook is included inthe cost.Register at the Service Desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center.Dearborn Recreation Dolphins YouthConditioning SwimThis five-week program, offered in partnership with theDearborn Recreation Dolphins swim club, offers seriouscompetitive swimmers ages 18 and under the opportunity towork with a trained swimming coach Saturdays from 11 a.m. tonoon.Sessions run September 28-October 26, November 2-December 7 (no class November 30), January 11-February 8,February 15-March 22, (no class February 22), March 29-May 3 (noclass April 19) and May 10-June 14 (no class may 24)Cost/session: $55, passholders; $60, residents;$70, non-residents.Register at the Service Desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center.The Dearborn Recreation Dolphins is a year-round organizationthat offers competitive swim opportunities, under the direction ofprofessional coaches, for swimmers of all ages and abilities.Visit their website at www.swimdrd.org.Lap Swim CertificationLap Swim Certification qualifies youngsters aged 17 and underto utilize the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center Pool forserious training.Certification is offered Saturdays from noon to 1 p.m. andrequires 500 yards of continuous swimming.Cost: $10Register at the Service Desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center18Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com


Swimming LessonsThe Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department offers an indoorswimming lesson program for children called, “Learn to Swim,”featuring nine levels of instruction, and a class for adults.Parent and Tot (ages six months to three years): Parent mustaccompany the child into the water.Preschool (ages three through five): Basic water and safetyskills and rules.Sea Shells (Beginner and ages six and above): Floating,submerging, breath-holding.Sea Horses (Beginner): Crawl stroke, using a kickboard,jumping into the water.Sunfish (Intermediate): Crawl stroke, breathing and jumpinginto deep water.Sting Rays (Advanced): Improve crawl stroke, backstroke, deepwater.Barracudas (Beginner): Improve crawl stroke and backstroke,diving, safety, swimming 25 yards.Dolphins (Intermediate): Elementary backstroke andbreaststroke and underwater swimming.Seals (Advanced): Sidestroke, starts and turns, distanceswimming and backstroke.Adults: Designed to accommodate adults (ages 16 and over) ofall levels of ability in a group setting.Our “Learn to Swim” program for children offers twice-a-weekclasses which meet either Monday/Wednesday orTuesday/Thursday for five weeks and a once-a-week class whichmeets Saturdays for 10 weeks. All classes are held at the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center.Monday/Wednesday sessions:September 23-October 23October 28-December 4 (no classes November 25 and 27)January 6-February 5February 10-March 19 (no classes February 17 and 19)March 24-April 30 (no classes April 21 and 23)May 5-June 9 (no classes May 26)Tuesday-Thursday sessions:September 24-October 24October 29-December 5 (no classes November 26 and 28)January 7-February 6February 11-March 20 (no classes February 18 and 20)March 25-May 1 (no classes April 22 and 24)May 6-June 5Saturday sessions:September 28-December 7 (no classes November 30)January 11-March 22 (no classes February 22)March 29-June 14 (May 24)Call 943-2350 for our “Learn to Swim” class times and levels.Our Adult class meets Tuesday and Thursday from 7-7:30 p.m. inthe same five-week sessions listed above.Cost/session for all group swim lessons: $60, passholder; $65,residents; $75, non-residents.Register at the Service Desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center.Private Swimming LessonsPrivate swim lessons are available for would-be swimmers of allages at a per lesson cost of $19 for passholders, $20 for residentsand $22 for non-residents. A minimum of two lessons is required.Patrons registering for five lessons receive a discount. The costfor five lessons is $90 for passholders, $95 for residents and $105for non-residents.Lesson scheduling is subject to instructor availability.For further information, call 943-2346.Indoor Pool PartiesEnjoy exclusive use of our natatorium at the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center for your party or gathering.Our natatorium includes a leisure pool with zero-depth entry,water slide, lazy river, bubble couch and spray amusements; a 25-yard long lap pool with a diving well and a drop slide; spa; andoutdoor terrace.Our natatorium facilities are available for rent weekdaysbeginning at 9 p.m., Saturdays starting at 6 p.m. and Sundaysbeginning at 5 p.m.Cost: $350/hour with a two-hour minimum and a $150 deposit.We can also include time in our natatorium as part of anyBirthday Party Package (See page 33).For further information concerning the rental of our natatorium,call 943-2350.Open Family SwimOpen family swimming is available daily in both our lap pooland our leisure pool according to the following schedule:Lap Pool: Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.Leisure Pool: Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m.This schedule is tentative and subject to change, especiallyduring the holidays.Call 943-2350 for the latest information.Lap SwimLap swimming opportunities are available daily in our lap poolin the morning, during mid-day and in the evening according tothe following schedule:Early Bird: Monday-Friday, 5:30-8:45 a.m.Saturday, 8-10 a.m.Sunday, 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.Mid-Day:Evening:Monday, Wednesday and Friday,11:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m.Tuesday , 10:45 a.m.-5 p.mThursday, 10:15 a.m.-5 p.m.Saturday, 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.Monday-Friday, 7:15-9 p.m.Water Safety InstructorIf you would like to teach swimming or water safety, this courseis for you.Graduates are certified to teach American Red Cross Swimmingand Water Safety courses.This course will be offered during the spring at the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center.Call 943-2346 for more information.2013 Fall Activities INDOOR AQUATICSDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com19


camp dearborn2013 Fall Activities CAMP DEARBORNCamp Dearborn is the city’s unique 626-acre recreational retreat near Milford, approximately 35 milesnorthwest of Dearborn City Hall.Established in 1948, Camp Dearborn offers a wide range of recreational venues and amenities, including ahalf-mile of sandy beach, athletic fields and tennis courts, shaded picnic areas, swimming and fishing lakes,concession stand, miniature golf course, 27-hole championship golf course and family-oriented campingfacilities.Gate Admission2013 Season Stickers ($25 for residents and $35 for non-residents)are valid through May 23, 2014.Vehicles not registered on a camping site or which don’t have aSeason Sticker are assessed a daily admission fee.Resident Automobile Admission Fees:May 26-September 30, 2013* $4Weekdays after 5 p.m. $3October 1, 2013-May 24, 2014 $3Special Events $10*Dearborn senior citizens (age 60 and over) are admitted freewith proof of age and residency.Non-Resident Automobile Admission Fees:Through September 30, 2013** $6Weekdays after 5 p.m. $3October 1, 2013-May 24, 2014 $3**Non-resident senior citizens are charged the daily resident rate.Overnight CampingOvernight campers stay in Tent Village 1, where they have theoption of providing their own tent or camping vehicle, or reservinga stay in one of the 118 tents or 30 cabins maintained by CampDearborn.CampsitesCampers providing their own tent or RV may select fromsites that provide either (1) electric, water and sewer or (2) justelectric. All sites also include a fire pit, grill and picnic table,20-50 amp service and access to a near-by dump station.Off Season Rates (excluding October 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27,2013):Electric (Nightly/Weekly) $19/$114Electric/Water/Sewer (Nightly/Weekly) $27/$162Camping rates are based upon one camping unit per site.A minimum three-night stay is required on holiday weekends.Camping sites may be rented only by campers ages 21 and overand verification of age may be required.Picnic/Shelter ReservationsPicnic shelters and shaded picnic areas may be reserved forfamily gatherings, business outings, parties or picnics.Shelters, capable of accommodating up to 50 people (excludingthe Pony Shelter), include a refrigerator/stove unit, charcoal grill,electrical outlets and six picnic tables.In-Season (through September 2, 2013) Shelter* Rates:Weekdays $25Weekends/Holidays $80*Pony Shelter rate on weekends and holidays is $50Off-Season (September 3, 2013-May 19, 2014) Shelter Rates:Weekdays $25Weekends/Holidays $25Specific picnic areas at the camp may be reserved for upto 5000 picknickers. The cost is based upon the number ofparticipants.Participants Permit Fee DepositUp to 100 $75 None101-300 $150 NoneOver 300 $250 $25020Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2576 or www.campdearborn.com


Resort Cabin RentalEight custom-designed resort cabins—each featuring afull bathroom with shower, sink with garbage disposal,covered porch, outdoor cooking area and pantry, two twinbunk beds and one full-size bed—offer another option forovernight campers.Resort cabins rent Sunday to Sunday.Off Season Rates (excluding October 11-13, 18-20 and25-27, 2013):DailyWeeklyResort Cabin $90 $540Tent & Rustic Cabin RentalEach tent and rustic cabin sits on a cement foundation andis equipped with six cots, a refrigerator/stove unit, electricaloutlets, a charcoal grill and a covered patio area, whichincludes a picnic table.Tent and rustic cabin rentals are Saturday to Saturday.Off Season Rates (excluding October 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27, 2013):DailyWeeklyTent $35 $145Rustic Cabin $40 $150A security deposit must be posted at the time of rental forall tents, rustic cabins and resort cabins.Services and amenities are limited during the off-season.Dearborn residents may begin reserving tents, rustic cabinsand resort cabins for next summer’s camping season onSeptember 16.ChaletCamp Dearborn‘s rustic chalet, located in theheart of camp, is also available for rental. Thechalet accommodates up to 80 people and isequipped with tables and chairs, refrigerator,stove/oven, electrical outlets, ceiling fans andrestrooms.Off season (September 3- May 19, 2014)rental fees are $40/hour, with a three-hourminimum. A $100 deposit is also required.ReservationsReservations for Camp Dearborn’s tents andcabins, temporary campsites, shelters, picnicareas and the chalet may be made at theservice desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center or at the Milford CampOffice.For further information concerning CampDearborn, call (248) 684-6000 or (313) 943-2350or visit www.campdearborn.com.Autumn HayridesTractor-drawn hayrides are available at Camp Dearborn on Fridays, Saturdays andSundays from September 13 until the first snowfall.The cost is $7/person and a minimum of 20 riders is required. Each wagonaccommodates approximately 30 riders.Departure times are 5, 6:30, 8 and 9:30 p.m.A post-hayride bonfire at an outdoor shelter is included.Advanced reservations are required, including a $25 down payment. Largergroups requiring more than one wagon are required to post an additional downpayment of $10/wagon.Special arrangements may be made for groups wanting hayrides Monday throughThursday nights.Reservations may be made the service desk of the Ford Community & PerformingArts Center weekday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Halloween Camping WeekendsPlan to be with us October 11-13, 18-20 or 25-27 when we’ll celebrate the upcomingHalloween holiday with site decorating, pumpkin-carving contests, trick-ortreating,and more. Rent a tent or cabin or bring your own camping unit. A twonightstay is required and in-season rates apply.2013 Fall Activities CAMP DEARBORNMilford Camp Office1700 General Motors Road, Milford, MI 48380(248) 684-6000–or–Camp Dearborn Office15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126(313) 943-2350Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2576 or www.campdearborn.com21


senior activities2013 Fall Activities SENIOR EVENTS & ACTIVITIESDearborn Senior Center(Groups/Activities)Activities and meetings take place at theDearborn Senior Center, unless otherwisenoted, and require advanced registration.Information is constantly added to thecalendar. Call 943-2412 for the latestinformation.MondaysSwimming, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.Chair Exercise, 10 a.m., $6/monthPinochle, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Duplicate Bridge, 11:30 a.m.Walking Club, 1 p.m.TuesdaysSwimming, 9-10 a.m.Sewing, 10 a.m.Crochet, 10 a.m., $1Chair Yoga, 1 p.m., $8/monthPinochle, 6 p.m.WednesdaysSwimming, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.Swingin’ Senior-cise, 10 a.m., $7/monthGrief Support, 10 a.m.Writers’ Group, 10 a.m. to noonPinochle, 12:30 p.m.Walking Club, 1 p.m.ThursdaysSwimming, 9-10 a.m.Craft/Quilting, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.Bridge, noon to 4 p.m.FridaysSwimming, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.Artists’ Group, 9 a.m.Scrabble Club, noonWalking Club, 1 p.mAdditional InformationAlzheimer’s Support Group:First Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m.Blood Pressure Checks:By Detroit Medical Center (DMC),second Friday of the month, 9-11 a.m..By Oakwood Heath Care, last Friday ofthe month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.Book Club:Second Wednesday of the month,1 p.m.Congregate Meals:Daily hot lunch at Kennedy Plaza andSisson Manor ($2.25 donation)Call 24 hours in advance to reserve ameal at Kennedy Plaza (313-581-1039)or Sisson Manor (313-565-9806).Ear Clinic (including hearing aids):Second Thursday of the month, 9 a.m..Food Surplus:Distributed to qualified Dearbornresidents the second Monday of themonth, 9 a.m..Grief Support:Every Wednesday, 10 a.m.Legal Aid:Available throughout the year, offeringlegal assistance in most civil matters.Liquid Nutrition:Distributed by Wayne County Servicesonly with a doctor’s prescription on thefirst Wednesday of the month, 9 a.m.Meals on Wheels:Distributed Monday through Friday.Call 943-2009 for volunteer information.Drivers needed.Multiple Sclerosis:Last Friday of the month (exceptNovember and December), 1 p.m.Penny BingoOnce a month.Recipe & Friendship ClubFirst Wednesday of the month,12:30 p.m.Senior CommissionThird Monday of the month, 1 p.m.Speakers:Informative topics brought to you byprofessional speakers.ElderfestState Representative George DaranyLast Friday of the month (exceptNovember and December).Senior Citizen Bus ServiceDo you need transportation to the doctor,shopping center, hairdresser or DearbornSenior Center?Our Dearborn Senior Bus Service will takeyou anywhere in Dearborn, providing you’re aDearborn resident aged 60 or over, for just $2round trip.To schedule a ride, call 943-4083 anytimeweekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.Reservations must be made a minimum offour days in advance.Our service is from curb to curb, only.Caregivers traveling with our customers arealso required to pay the $2 fee.Medical appointments have priority inour scheduling procedure. Our Senior CitizenBus Service does not pick up or delivermedication, nor does it provide transportationfor medical emergencies or out-patientsurgery.For further information, call 943-4083weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.Don’t miss this year’s Elderfest, entitled “Country Fair,” Friday,September 13 at Ford Field from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.We’ll have live entertainment, plenty of food, a raffle drawing, bocceball, a pie contest, our traditional “Walk with the Mayor” and lots more.Admission is free.Call (313) 943-2412 for further informationExpo 2013HEALTH EXPO FOR SENIORS AND SENIORS-TO-BEMake plans now to attend our Senior Health EXPO on October 24 from10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.Screenings will be available for blood pressure, cholesterol, bonedensity, diabetes, oral cancer, hearing and vision.We’ll also have light refreshments and raffle drawings.For further information, call 943-2034.22Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com


One Day Senior TravelSeveral one-day trips are offered each monthto Dearborn seniors (ages 50 and over).Destinations and activities are varied and the costusually includes one meal.All one-day trips originate from the parking lotof the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.Travel is aboard a modern, air-conditioned motorcoach to destinations less than 150 miles fromDearborn.New destinations are added to the followinglist from time to time. Information sheetsdescribing the trips are available at the DearbornSenior Center, located in the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center.Rates listed are for Dearborn residents. Nonresidentrates are $2 more.For further information, call Diane Atkins at943-2319.October1 Artprize, Grand Rapids $54View over 1700 works of art displayedaround the city. Visit the Grand RapidsArt Museum, Fredrik Meijer Gardens andSculpture Park. Lunch is on your own.8 Victoria Playhouse, Petrolia Ontario $94Enjoy lunch at Streets Eatery & Puband then see Florence Hendersonin the musical presentation, “All theLives of Me… A Musical Journey.”November8 Rum Runners $98Benny Da Weasel conducts thisexploration of Windsor bootlegging.Tour the famous Canadian Club HeritageCenter, see how liquor was smuggledacross the Detroit River and marvel atthe mansions paid for by the operation.Includes lunch on the riverfront.13 Firekeepers Casino in Battle Creek TBAWe’re going on a Wednesday, so earlybird bingo begins at noon. Receive aslot credit and a food credit.December5 Holiday Glitz, Rochester Style $68Visit Meadow Brook Hall and MatilaDodge Wilson’s home for the “HolidayWalk,” and dine at the Rochester MillsBeer Company. Shop in downtownRochester and then cap off the tripwith a driving tour of the “Big BrightLight Show.”senior travelNew trips are continually added to thiscalendar. Stop by the Senior Center, located inthe Ford Community & Performing Arts Center,for the latest information.Please note that trips toCanada require either (1) a validpassport, or (2) an enhanceddrivers license.Also, all casino trips require apicture ID to collect jackpots andtake advantage of casinopackages, including meal offers.Membership in the DearbornTravel Club is available toDearborn residents age 50and over.Presentations of up-comingtrips are given at the monthlymeeting of the Dearborn TravelClub, which take place at theHenry Ford Centennial LibraryAuditorium, beginning at 7 p.m.Autumn meeting dates areSeptember 11, October 9 andNovember 13.There is no Decembermeeting.Extended Senior Citizen TravelA variety of cross-country trips are planned forDearborn retirees, including those listed below.Information sheets, detailing these trips, areavailable at the Dearborn Senior Center, located inthe Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.For further information, call Virginia Blow at943-2385.October9-10 Amish Acres, Indiana $249Overnight accommodations at theAmish Inn, a guided tour of the houseand farm, wine-tasting, shopping in theAmish Acres Courtyard Shops and apresentation of the Broadway musical,“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” in theRound Barn Theater.November3-4 Little River Casino and Resort $99in Manistee.Aso included is a stop at Gun LakeCasino. Everyone receives $30 in slotplay and $15 in food vouchers.December7-8 Chicago Style Christmas Shopping $235One night at the Four Points by Sheraton,just off the Magnificent Mile, a stop atNavy Pier and access to such well-knownstores as Macy’s, Tiffany, Neiman Marcus,Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and more.30-1/1 New Year’s Eve in Traverse City $279Stop at Little River Casino, LeelanauSands Casino and Soaring Eagle Casinoand then ring in the new year atTurtle Creek Casino. Trip includes twocontinental breakfasts and a pair of dinners.2013 Fall Activities SENIOR TRAVELDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com23


dearborn ice skating center2013 Fall Activities DISCThe Dearborn Ice Skating Center (DISC)14900 Ford Road, Dearborn, MI 48126 / Phone: 943-4098 / Fax: 584-4549The Dearborn Ice Skating Center (DISC) features two NHL regulation-size ice surfaces, main seating for1500, upper level meeting and banquet rooms, concession stand and many other amenities. The facilityis open year-round for ice skating and room rentals and offers special event rentals during May-July.Open Public SkatingMid-Day:Monday–Friday11 a.m.–1 p.m.Mid-Day Admission: General Public, $3Children under five, FREESenior Citizens, FREEEvening:Call for days and times.Evening Admission: Residents, $5Non-residents, $6Children under five, $2Senior Citizens, $2Ice RentalPrime TimeNon-Prime Time:(Weekdays, 4-11 p.m. andweekends, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.):$220/hour$100-200/hour“Learn to Skate” ProgramThis program offers quality instruction on many comprehensiveskills using United States Figure Skating Association guidelinesand standards. Professional instructors conduct the classes in apositive atmosphere, making the learning process enjoyable forrecreational, figure and hockey skaters of all ages.“Learn to Skate” classes meet once a week for six-to-eightweeks according to the following schedule.Monday 1-1:40 p.m. Preschool (Ages 3-5)Wednesday 4:20-5 p.m. Basic 6-8 and FreestyleWednesday 5-5:40 p.m. Freestyle and Basic 6-8Wednesday 5:40-6:20 p.m. Beginner-Basic 8Saturday 11:10-11:50 a.m. Low Freestyle & AdultsSaturday 11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Basic 3-8Saturday 12:40-1:20 p.m. Beginner-Basic 524Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com


“Learn to Skate” SessionsSession 1: Begins September 30Session 2: Begins December 2Session 3: Begins February 8“Learn to Skate” Class RatesResidentsNon-ResidentsOne Class/Participant $84 $94Two Classes/Participant $126 $141“Introduction To Hockey” ProgramThis program is designed as an introduction to hockey for youngchildren. Participants learn and practice the skills of the game.Introduction to Hockey meets Sundays for 12 weeks.Ages six and under, 12:30-1:10 p.m.Ages seven and over, 1:10-1:50 p.m.Calendar of EventsSeptember 14September 15September 19-21October 5October 12November 29-Dec. 1December 14December 31February 1-3February 25-March 4April 11-14MAHA Referee Clinic“Try Hockey for Free” Day, 12:30-2 p.m.AAUW Used Book SaleMAHA Referee ClinicUSFSA Basic Skills Figure SkatingCompetitionThanksgiving Hockey TournamentDearborn Figure Skating ClubChristmas ExhibitionOpen Skating New Years Eve, 4-6 p.m.Michigan Amateur Hockey AssociationDistrict 2 PlayoffsLittle Caesars Hockey League PlayoffsAnnual Ice Show, “Celebration on Ice”“Introduction To Hockey” SessionsSession 1: Begins October 6Session 2: Begins January 5“Introduction To Hockey” RatesDearborn residents, $100Non-residents, $110The Pro ShopThe DISC’s full-service Pro Shop, under new management,features hockey equipment and accessories, figure skatingaccessories, team apparel, high school varsity jackets, skatesharpening and skate sales and repairs.The Pro Shop is open Monday through Friday from 4-9 p.m.,Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m.For further information, call 584-4407.Party & Banquet RoomsPrivate Party Rooms (17x24) for groups of 25 or less. $25/hour or$100/day and a $100 damage deposit.Main Banquet Room (42x80) for groups of 200 or less. $600/day(eight hour maximum) and $400 damage deposit.Rental groups are responsible for set up and clean up, both ofwhich are part of the rental time.Dearborn Ice Skating Center Organizations:The Dearborn Figure Skating Club (DFSC)—supports anddevelops amateur figure skaters on both an individual andsynchronized basis in a family-oriented environment which stressespositive reinforcement and individual growth and development.The DFSC competes both nationally and internationally. Forfurther information, contact Mary at (313) 400-1211or visitwww.dearbornfsc.com.The Dearborn Hockey Association (DHA)—a non-profitorganization which promotes citizenship, sportsmanship and thephysical development of its participants while improving theirknowledge and skills of the game. For youngsters ages 6-17.For further information, contact Kevin at (313) 565-9219 or visitwww.dearbornhockey.com.Dearborn Unified High School Hockey Team—made up ofplayers attending Dearborn High and Edsel Ford. Try-outs areconducted in the fall. Home games are played at the DISC.Michigan Masters Hockey League—an advanced-level hockeyprogram for adults, ages 18 and over. Players are drafted on toteams to insure parity. Register for days which fit your schedule.Contact Brian at (734) 434-4327 or bcarter@ford.com for furtherinformation.Dearborn Crystallette Synchronized Skating Teams—offersynchronized competition for skaters of all levels and abilities, agesfive through adult. Teams compete at local, national andinternational levels. Currently, our Juvenile, Novice, Senior andAdult Crystallettes are the U.S. National medalists and our SeniorInternational/World team is the French Cup Bronze Medalist andranked ninth in the world. Contact Kristina for further informationat (313) 580-5676 or visit www.dearbornfsc.com.2013 Fall Activities DISCHockey players ages 7-10 won’t want to miss this year’sDISC Holiday Hockey Clinic,which will be held during the Christmas holidays.Learn warm-up exercises, improve your power/agilityskills, practice shooting and passing techniques andpolish your overall fundamentals.Call (313) 943-4098 for further information.Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com25


2013 Fall Activities DEARBORN HILLSRobert Herndondearborn hills golfYear Around Golf Rates9 Holes 18 HolesWalking $13 $18Riding $18 $25Special rates for senior citizens, ages 55 and over, are $10 fornine holes and $15 for 18 holes walking and $15 for nine holesand $20 for 18 holes riding.Michigan’s top-rated municipal golf course hasbeen serving the Dearborn community for 90 years.Scenic Robert Herndon Dearborn Hills GolfCourse, rated number one in the state by theDetroit News, is nestled in the valley of the RougeRiver just north of Michigan Avenue in westDearborn.The course features beautiful greens andfairways, a fully stocked pro shop, club and cartrentals, a grille and convention and meeting rooms.The Dearborn Hills Grille Room features a limitedmenu weekdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The GrilleRoom is closed weekends for private parties.Gift certificates in any amount are available at thePro Shop, which is open daily from dawn to dusk.Golf outing packages, featuring either nine or 18holes of golf and a choice of food and/or beverageselections, are also available.Tee times may be reserved up to one week inadvance by calling the Pro Shop or visiting thewww.dearbornhills.com26Dearborn Hills (313) 563-GOLF or www.dearbornhills.com


course2013 Fall Activities DEARBORN HILLSPlanning a wedding, bridal shower or othersocial event and searching for a unique location?The Dearborn Hills Golf Course offers the perfect venue for a very special outdoor wedding, and thespacious Herndon Room and adjoining Grille Room seat 150 guests comfortably in an elegant, yetfunctional environment.Select from a wide variety of food and beverage options that will help make your special occasion trulyspecial.Begin an exploration of all our options by calling our banquet/special event hotline at (313) 563-3043.Dearborn Hills (313) 563-GOLF or www.dearbornhills.com27


mystic creek golf club & banquet center2013 Fall Activities MYSTIC CREEk GOLF CLUBA round of golf at one of Michigan’s most scenic golf courses is less than an hour’s drive from Dearborn.Mystic Creek, a 27-hole championship course on the grounds of Camp Dearborn in Milford, is now owned by theCity of Dearborn and managed by the city’s Recreation & Park Department.Mystic Creek features three nine-hole courses:The Lakes meanders around five small lakes and features water on eight of its nine holes.The Meadows is characterized by twisting and turning fairways and a network of ponds and strategicallyplaced bunkers.The Woods is carved out of the hardwood strands and rolling hills in the northeast corner of Camp Dearborn.Current Weekday (Monday through Friday) Golf Rates9 Holes 18 HolesGolfers ages 18-54 $28 $45Juniors (17 and under) $15 $25Seniors (55 and above) $15 $25Twilight $22Current Weekend/Holiday Golf Rates9 Holes 18 HolesGolfers (all ages) $30 $52After 2 p.m. $23 $37After 4 p.m. $21 $25All rates include a golf cart with GPS.Mystic Creek offers a special discount to all golfers on Mondays(excluding Labor Day) and to women golfers on Wednesdays.28Mystic Creek Golf Club (248) 684-3333 or www.mysticcreekgolfclub.com


Mystic Creek Banquet CenterOur banquet center offers the perfectventure for your next social gathering.Whether it’s a bridal shower, familyreunion, business meeting, birthday partyor wedding reception, our experiencedand courteous staff will help plan yourevent down to the smallest, but alwaysimportant details.We offer creative menu options, icesculptures, original cake designs, interiorthemes and other special touches that willinsure your event is memorable for youand your guests.Mystic Creek Adventure GolfMystic Creek Adventure Golf is an 18-hole miniature course,which is both challenging and family-friendly.It winds through natural woods and man-made rivers andfeatures waterfalls and beautifully designed rock gardens.Cost: $5 ($4 for seniors and $3 for children ages four-12).2013 Fall Activities MYSTIC CREEk GOLF CLUBMystic Creek Golf Club (248) 684-3333 or www.mysticcreekgolfclub.com29


2013 Fall Activities DEARBORN PARk RENTALSpark rentalsShelter RentalOutdoor shelters at Crowley, Hemlock andFord Field (2) are available for rental bypicnickers and party-goers, ages 21 and over.All four shelters are roofed picnic areasequipped with electrical outlets and interiorlighting. All except Crowley also have adrinking fountain and an electrical hot waterheater.Restrooms are included in the shelter atHemlock, as well as in the South Shelter atFord Field. Restroom facilities are within easywalking distance of Crowley’s shelter andFord Field's North Shelter.Crowley Shelter RatesResidents: Weekdays, $100 anda $250 clean-up/reservation depositWeekends/Holidays,$150 and a $250 cleanup/reservationdepositNon-residents: Weekdays, $175 and a$250 clean-up/reservation depositWeekends/Holidays,$250 and a $250 cleanup/reservationdepositCapacity: 75Hemlock Shelter RatesResidents: Weekdays, $125 anda $250 clean-up/reservation depositWeekends/Holidays,$225 and a $250 cleanup/reservationdepositNon-residents: Weekdays, $175 anda $250 clean-up/reservation depositWeekends/Holidays,$325 and a $250 cleanup/reservationdepositCapacity: 200Ford Field Shelter RatesResidents: Weekdays, $100 (South)and $200 (North), and a$250 clean-up/reservationdeposit.Weekends/Holidays,$150 (South) and $400(North), and a $250 cleanup/reservationdeposit.Ford Field Shelter Rates-continuedNon-residents: Weekdays, $175 (South)and $275 (North), and a$250 clean-up/reservationdeposit.Weekends/Holidays,$250 (South) and $500(North), and a $250 cleanup/reservationdeposit.Capacity: 125 (South) and400 (North)Rental hours: South Shelter, 8 a.m. to10 p.m.; North Shelter,11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Reservations for outdoor shelters maybe made at the service desk of the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center and atthe Dearborn Ice Skating Center weekdaysfrom 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.For further information, call 943-2350.Hemlock Cabin RentalRustic Hemlock Cabin, capable ofaccommodating 40 people, is available forrental throughout the year.The cabin consists of one large room(38' by 23') with a gas fireplace, refrigerator,sink and two restrooms. An outdoor picnicarea lies adjacent to the cabin.Rental rates for Hemlock Cabin are$40/hour with a three-hour minimumrequired Monday through Friday and afour-hour minimum Saturday, Sunday andholidays. A $100 clean-up/reservationdeposit must also be posted.Hemlock Cabin may be rented only bypatrons aged 21 and over.Reservations for Hemlock Cabin may bemade at the service desk of the FordCommunity & Performing Arts Center and atthe Dearborn Ice Skating Center weekdaysfrom 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.For further information, call 943-2350.In-Line Skating RinkAn outdoor, in-line skating rink at FordWoods Park is open throughout the year,weather permitting, for use on a first-come,first-served basis.The rink is illuminated nightly until 10 p.m.For further information, call 943-4098.Picnic PermitsPicnic permits are available for sites atCrowley, Ford Field, Ford Woods, Levagoodand Hemlock Parks.Fees are based upon residency/ nonresidencystatus and the size of the group.A clean-up deposit must be posted forgroups of over 200.Resident fees:ParticipantsFeeUp to 50 $3051-100 $60101-150 $100151-200 $125Over 200TBDNon-resident fees:ParticipantsFeeUp to 50 $7551-100 $125101-150 $200151-200 $250Over 200TBDGroups requesting the inclusion ofancillary items, such as dunk tanks, moonwalks, live music/amplified sound or largetents, must provide an insurance certificatewhich denotes the City of Dearborn as“additionally insured.”Groups numbering more than 150participants may only reserve sites at FordField (or Camp Dearborn), and if requestingthe inclusion of ancillary items—such asthose listed above—must make such arequest in writing to the Director ofRecreation at least 30 days prior to theeventGroups requesting the inclusion of a tentlarger than 20-by-20 must obtain a permit.Picnic permits may be obtained at theservice desk of the Ford Community &Performing Arts Center and at theDearborn Ice Skating Center weekdaysfrom 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.For further information, call 943-2350.Sledding at Ford FieldDuring the winter months, Ford Field’snorth hill is the site of downhill sleddingwhen conditions permit.For the safety of all participants using thislighted facility, please observe the followingsafety suggestions:• Children should always be supervisedby a parent or adult.• Children under the age of 12 shouldwear a safety helmet.• Participants should always faceforward and never come downhillhead first.• At the bottom of the hill and on yourway back up, always watch for othersleds on their way down.• Beware of icy conditions, which canmake sleds difficult to control.• In the event that emergency medicalhelp is required, use the telephone boxat the top of the hill.30Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com


dearborn parksTrack (Miles)PoolNatural Ice RinkIn-Line RinkBall FieldSled HillSoccer FieldBasketballTennis CourtPlay EquipmentPicnic AreaTablesBenchesShelter AreaVolleyballDrinking FountainEmergency PhoneBike RackRestroomParking LotMini-ParksAlber-Bingham X X XArthur-Basse X X X X X X X X XCanterbury X X X X X XCarlysle-Raymond X X X XCherry Hill X X X X X X XColumbia X X X X X X XDearborn High X X X X X X XFreda-Blesser X X X X X XGary X X X XMartha-Myrtle X X X X X X XMorningside X X X X X X X XPalmer-Jerome X X X X XPine-Linden X X X X X X X XRiverdale X X X X XRosalie-Hubbard X X X XTannahill X X X X XWyoming-Gould X X X X X XNeighborhood ParksArgyle-Williamson X X X X X XEdison X X X X X X XGeer .15 X X X XOak X X X X X X X X XOxford .25 X X X X X X X X X XPenn-Vassar .36 X X X X X X X X X X X XSchemansky .56 X X X X X X X X X XSpringwells X X X X X XSummer Stephens .38 X X X X X X X X X X XTen Eyck .42 X X X X X X X X X X X X XWhitmore Bolles X X X X XYork X X X X X X X2013 Fall Activities DEARBORN PARkSCommunity ParksCrowley .64 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XFord Field X X X X X X X X X X X X X XFord Woods .4 X X X X X X X X X X X X XHemlock .4 X X X X X X X X X X X X X XLapeer .59 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XLevagood .59 X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X XThe Center .5 X X X X X X X X X X XDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com31


facility rentals at The Center!2013 Fall Activities FACILITY RENTALSPoolsFacility RentalsEach of the two swimming pools, the pair ofregulation basketball courts and the climbing wallare available for rental during after hours only.The six-lane, 25-yard Lap Pool is complete with adiving well.The zero-depth Activity Pool includes a water slideand lazy river.Basketball courts can also be set up for volleyballor just about any other indoor sport. An electricscoreboard and bleachers are also available.Rental rates:Lap Pool$150/HourActivity Pool $200/HourBasketball Court $150/HourClimbing Wall $150/HourA two-hour minimum rental and a $150 depositare required.For further information, call 943-2381.GymnasiumClimbing Wall32Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com


party packagesParty Like A Rock Star!Now your children can “Party Like A Rock Star” ontheir birthday at the Ford Community & PerformingArts Center.Our “Party Like A Rock Star” package includes theuse of one of our event rooms for three hours, aplastic table covering, one dozen balloons, a HappyBirthday sign and admittance to The Center’s activityarea, where your guests can enjoy swimming,basketball and exclusive use of our rock climbingwall.Our “Party Like A Rock Star” package begins at$200 for as many as 15 guests.If you’d like to create a party with your ownamenities, we’ll provide a room (starting at $30/hourwith a two-hour minimum) and options for yourguests to use the fitness area—including theswimming pools, gymnasium and rock climbingwall—at a modest additional cost.To book a party package or for more information,call our sales department, at 943-2381.Field Trips to theFord Community &Performing Arts CenterTeachers and camp counselors are invited to bringtheir class to the Ford Community & Performing ArtsCenter for the day.Our standard field trip package includes open gymtime, a chance to climb our rock-like wall and, ofcourse, time to enjoy our two swimming pools.Cost: $7/person.To book a field trip or for more information, callour Sales Department at 943-2381.2013 Fall Activities PACkAGESDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com33


facility rentals2013 Fall Activities FACILITY RENTALSThe Dearborn Hills Golf CourseThe Dearborn Hills Golf Course offers the perfect venue for a veryspecial outdoor wedding, and the spacious Herndon Room and adjoiningGrille Room seat 150 guests comfortably in an elegant, yet functionalenvironment.Select from a wide variety of food and beverage options that will helpmake your special occasion truly special.Begin an exploration of all our options by calling our banquet/specialevent hotline at (313) 563-3043.For further information, call 943-2381.The Hubbard BallroomA 13,000-square foot area with state-of-the-art lighting and soundsystems and a catering kitchen, is ideal for recitals, trade shows,dances and other social gatherings.Club rooms are capable of accommodating up to 80 people in ameeting-, theater- or classroom-style setting.Wet club rooms, which include sink facilities, accommodate up to25 people.The more intimate Board Room features an elliptical tablesurrounded by 15 chairs and dry boards on one wall.Rental rates:Hubbard Ballroom $2000/Day $3000/Day (Friday-Saturday)Club Room #1 $500/Day $80/HourClub Rooms #3-7 $180/Day $30/HourWet Club Room $240/Day $40/HourBoard Room $240/Day $40/HourFor further information, call 943-2381.Mystic Creek Golf Club & Banquet CenterPlanning a wedding, bridal shower or special event?Your perfect event is assured at Mystic Creek Golf Club & BanquetCenter. It offers the ambiance, gourmet excellence and professional,courteous service for that most important event in your life. MysticCreek specially creates each event, from black tie formal to upscaleelegance, for up to 300 guests.Make reservations at (248) 684-3333.DISC Party and Banquet RoomsPrivate Party Rooms (17x24) for groups of 25 or less. $25/hour or$100/day and a $100 damage deposit.Main Banquet Room (42x80) for groups of 200 or less. $600/day(eight hour maximum) and $400 damage deposit.Rental groups are responsible for set up and clean up, both ofwhich are part of the rental time.For further information, call 943-4098.34Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornrecreationandparks.com


facility rentalsMain Stage TheaterTheater RentalsThe Main Stage Theater is available for rental,as is Studio A Theater.The Main Stage Theater seats 1201 andfeatures the latest lighting and sound systems, aswell as modern scene and costume shops.Studio A Theater, a 2300-square foot multipurposeroom with full lighting and sound, is theideal setting for smaller performances.Rental rates:Main Stage Theater$2800 for performancesStudio A Theater$750 for performances and banquetsFor further information, call 943-2381.2013 Fall Activities FACILITY RENTALSStudio A TheaterDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2381 or www.dearborntheater.com35


The Dearborn Community Fund2013 Fall Activities COMMUNITY ENRICHMENTEducational Workshops for Dearborn studentsArt In Public Places –the Midwest Sculpture InitiativeThe Dearborn Community FundThe Dearborn Community Fund (DCF) provides and promotesfinancial and volunteer resources in support of cultural and recreationalprograms that directly impact the citizens of Dearborn.The Dearborn Community Fund, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization,contributes to the vibrancy of the community through support oforganizations, programs and projects occurring community wide andat the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.DCF Community Projects• Art in Public Places – the Midwest Sculpture Initiative inpartnership with the East and West Dearborn DowntownDevelopment Authorities• Youth in Arts Festival – in collaboration with DearbornPublic Schools and Henry Ford Community College• Educational Workshops for Dearborn Students• Dearborn Homecoming Festival in partnership with theCity of Dearborn• Pockets of Perception (POP) Student Design Project –an apprentice program to produce public artHow to support the work of the DCF• Provide a sponsorship for a DCF program or event. Sponsordonations are tax deductible to the full extent permitted under law.• Make an individual unrestricted donation in any dollar amount.• Purchase a commemorative brick for installation at the FCPAC.• Contact the DCF office to discuss other giving options orproject possibilities.How to reach usPhone: (313) 943-5478E-mail: communityfund@ci.dearborn.mi.usWebsite: cityofdearborn.org/dearborn-community-fundYouth In Arts FestivalOffice: 15801 Michigan Avenue(Ford Community & Performing Arts Center)Become a “friend” on Facebook!36Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearborntheater.com


DMC Wellness CenterFall Into FitnessWith DMC Wellness CenterPhysical Therapy:Do you have pain that won’t go away? Physicaltherapy may help. See your doctor for aprescription. Most insurance covers physicaltherapy. For questions on how to set up anappointment call (313) 943-5479.Health Assessment:It is important to know your current fitness level.This one hour appointment includes an assessmentof blood pressure, resting heart rate, circumferencemeasurements, percent body fat, waist-to-hip ratio,cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and muscularstrength. Free for members, $45 for non-members.Exercise Program:If you want to know what exercises you shouldbe doing to reach your goals, you may want toconsider making an appointment for an exerciseprogram tailored by DMC. It is highlyrecommended that you complete a healthassessment first. Exercise programs are basedon the individual’s past health history, fitness goals,and results from their health assessment. Freefor members, $45 for non-members.Personal Training:Are you looking to tone and sculpt your body? Doyou need some extra motivation? Personal trainingsessions are one-on-one, in-depth, individuallytailored exercise programs with a certified trainer. Thenumber of sessions per week is scheduled based onthe availability and goals of each patron.Massage:If you need to get rid of some muscle soreness orexcess stress that has built up in your shoulders, theDMC’s massage therapist can help. Availability isWednesdays from 1-6 p.m. and by appointment only.Internship Opportunities:The DMC Wellness Center offers internship learningopportunities for students working towards a degreein health and wellness, kinesiology, exercise science,public health, community health, or other relatedhealth degrees.Stop by or call the DMC Wellness Center for moreinformation about any of the above at (313) 943-2135.You can find more DMC information on theDearborn Ford Community & Performing Arts Centerwebsite www.dearbornfordcenter.com2013 Fall Activities DMC WELLNESS CENTERDMCWellness CenterOfficial Healthcare Services ProviderDearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com37


egistration is easy2013 Fall Activities REGISTRATIONOn the Internet:www.dearbornfordcenter.comBy Mail:(Must include payment by check orcredit card)REGISTRATIONDearborn Recreation & Parks Dept.15801 Michigan Ave.Dearborn, MI 48126By Fax:(Must include credit card information):943-2357By Phone:(Payment by credit card only)In Person:(At the service desk of theFord Community & Performing ArtsCenter) 15801 Michigan Avenueon the corner of Greenfield. Weekdaysfrom 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Looking for a ProgramYou Don’t See Here?If there’s a recreation program that you would like tosee offered that is not listed, send your ideas to:Erica Lyght15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126Call 943-2350 or visit us on the web at:www.dearbornrecreationandparks.comRefund PolicyPatrons seeking a refund must complete a “Refund Request” form,available at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Dearborn IceSkating Center or Camp Dearborn Milford Office.Refund requests must be accompanied by a receipt.For activities meeting more than once (indoor swim classes, sportsclinics, etc.), refund requests must be submitted prior to the thirdmeeting.For outdoor swimming lessons, refund requests must be submittedprior to the second class meeting.Refunds will be pro-rated, based upon the number of meetings whichhave been held.For activities meeting only once (concerts, dances, etc.), refundrequests must be submitted within five business days of the scheduledactivity.All refunds are subject to a $10 service charge.Refunds are issued by check and sent through the mail. This processtakes approximately three weeks.Follow us on:Our MissionThe mission of the Dearborn Recreation & Parks Department is to help fulfill thesocial, educational and recreational needs of children, adults and families byproviding quality programs and activities in clean and well-maintained facilitiesand to achieve this through exemplary customer service.38Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com


indexAquaticsDearborn Recreation Dolphins 18Indoor Pool Parties 19Lap Swim 19Lap Swim Certification 18Lifeguard Training 18Open Family Swim 19Private Swimming Lessons 19Swimming Lessons 19Water Safety Instructor 19Babysitting 11Camp Dearborn 6, 20-21Autumn Hayrides 21Halloween Weekends atCamp Dearborn 6, 21City Parks 30-31Hemlock Cabin 30In-Line Skating 30Picnic Permits 30Shelter Rentals 30Sledding at Ford Field 30Cultural ArtsPadzieski Art Gallery 10Dearborn Community Fund 13. 36Dearborn Hills Golf Course 26-27Party and Banquet Rooms(Dearborn Hills) 27Dearborn Parks 31Dearborn Recreation & Parks DepartmentImportant Phone Numbers 3Dearborn Specials 11DMC Wellness Center 37Ford Community & Performing Arts Center2012-2013 Community Show Season 9Ford Community & Performing Arts CenterProfessional Theater Season Info 8Dearborn Ice Skating Center (DISC)Holiday Hockey Clinic 25Intro to Hockey 25Learn to Skate 24-25Open Skating (DISC) 24Facility RentalsClimbing Wall (The Center) 32Gymnasium(s) (The Center) 32Indoor Pools 19Hubbard Ballroom 34Party and Banquet Rooms(Dearborn Hills) 27, 34Party and Banquet Rooms (DISC) 25, 34Party and Banquet Rooms 33(The Center)Party and Banquet Rooms(Mystic Hills) 29, 34Theater 35Mayor’s Note 2Mystic Creek Golf Club 28, 29Partnership OrganizationsDearborn Baseball 15, 16Dearborn Community Chorus 7, 12Dearborn Community Fund 13, 36Dearborn Community TennisAssociation 16Dearborn Figure Skating Club 16Dearborn Hockey Association 17Dearborn Recreation Dolphins 16, 20Dearborn Soccer Club 17Dearborn Track Club 17Dearborn Youth FootballAssociation 17Dearborn Youth Symphony 13Motor City Brass Band 12Vanguard Voices & Brass 13Senior CitizensSenior Activities 22-23Senior Travel 23Shelter RentalsCamp Dearborn 20City Parks 30Special EventsBoo Bash 6Candy Cane Climb 7Christmas Tree-lighting & Singalong 6Daddy-Daughter Dances 7Dearborn Holiday Choral Festival 6Festival of Trees 7Halloween Weekends atCamp Dearborn 6, 21Lego Adventure Day 7SportsAdult Volleyball Leagues 15Dearborn Baseball 15, 16Drop-in Girls’ Volleyball 14Drop-In Youth Basketball 14Friday Night Youth Basketball 14Middle School Cross CountryProgram 15Pick-Up Basketball 14Youth Football & Cheerleading 15Swimming Lessons (see Aquatics)The CenterBabysitting 11Fees 4Hours 4Important Phone Numbers 3Party Packages 33Passholder Information 4Pool Rental 19, 32Refunds 38Registration 38Special Fall Offer 5Staff 2Swim Lessons 192013 Fall Activities INDEXPools (see Aquatics)Vanguard Voices & Brass 13Dearborn Recreation & Parks (313) 943-2350 or www.dearbornfordcenter.com39


MAYORJohn B. O’Reilly, Jr.CITY COUNCILThomas P. Tafelski,PresidentSuzanne Sareini,President Pro TemMark ShooshanianRobert A. AbrahamBrian C. O’DonnellNancy A. HubbardDavid BazzyCITY CLERKKathleen BudaDIRECTOR OFRECREATION & PARKSGregory S. Orner

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