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  • 1. www.townofdyer.com Contact Information Town of Dyer - Parks & Recreation Department Town Hall Glen L. Eberly Municipal Building 1 Town Square Dyer IN 46311 Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8am - 4pm Phone: (219) 865-2505 Fax: (219) 865-4233 Website: http://parks.townofdyer.com E-mail: parks@townofdyer.com Facebook: Dyer Parks and Recreation See page 15 for mail-in or drop-off registration procedures Parks and Recreation Staff Mark Heintz, CPRP, Director of Parks and Recreation Andrea Daliege, Recreation Supervisor Lorraine Copenhaver, Clerk Danielle Fiorio, Part-Time Clerk Alyce DeBoer, Recreation Program Coordinator Town of Dyer - Parks and Recreation Board Cathy Lareau, President Dane Huebner, Vice President Maria Gurtler, Executive Secretary Mike Kapitan, Member Debbie Astor, Town Council Liaison William Enslen, Town Attorney The Dyer Parks & Recreation Board meets regularly on the 2nd Wednesday of each month for their monthly meeting and on the 4th Wednesday of each month for a study session. Both meetings are held at the Town Hall at 6:30pm. Town of Dyer - Town Council Joe Cinko, President (Ward 1) Mary Tanis, Vice President (Ward 4) Debbie Astor, Member (Ward 5) Jeff Dekker, Member (Ward 2) Connee Trepton, Member (Ward 3) Town of Dyer - Clerk-Treasurer Pat Hawrot, IAMC / CMC DR. ANDREW MANSUETO - FAMILY PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY  Large Selection of Frames  All Types of Contact Lenses  Laservision Correction Consultant  Sunglasses, Sport Glasses, Safety Glasses 942 Richard Road, Dyer 219-864-1430 Insurance Accepted  VSP Provider  Prairie States Provider  EyeMed Provider Member AOA & IOA            General Information  2 “My children and I have taken numerous classes over the past five years through the Dyer Parks Department. I am always impressed with the professionalism and the variety of classes offered. We especially love the summer camps that are offered each summer! My children and I have both made wonderful friends through classes we have taken. I would like to give a BIG thank you to both the instructors and staff and I’m looking forward to seeing the new upcoming programs planned for this summer! Keep up the great work! We love Dyer Parks & Recreation!” ~Kim Naylor~
  • 2. 1. Parks are open from Dawn until Dusk (unless authorized by permit or Parks and Recreation activity). 2. Pets are allowed in town parks according to posted restrictions. They must be leashed and cleaned up after. Owners are responsible for their pets. 3. Motorized vehicles are prohibited in parks except in designated parking areas. 4. No alcohol is allowed (unless authorized by permit). 5. Golfing is not allowed in parks. 6. No littering or dumping of household garbage or yard waste. 7. Fishing is not allowed at Pheasant Hills Park lake. 8. All town ordinances will be strictly enforced. 9. Groups of 15 or more require a permit. Park rules are enforced by the Dyer Police Dept. If you see someone vandalizing or violating these rules please call the Dyer Police Dept. at (219) 865-1163. Park Rules Programs and Services are available to both residents and non-residents of the Town of Dyer, Indiana. Residents are those that pay taxes to the Town of Dyer through your property tax bill. Residents also typically pay for water service through the Town of Dyer and not a private water provider. Unincorporated areas of Dyer, Indiana 46311 are non-residents as zero of your tax dollars support the Town of Dyer and respective departments. Non-residents typically pay a higher fee for participation in most programs and events. If you have a question as to whether or not you are a resident, please call us with your address. Please be prepared to show proof of residency at registration. Town of Dyer Residents and Non-Residents In a continued effort to bring more recreational opportunities to the residents of the Town of Dyer, Dyer Parks & Recreation has entered into a partnership with Munster Parks & Recreation. Town of Dyer residents can register for recreation programs with Munster Parks & Recreation at the Munster resident rate. Registration for the Munster program must be done through the Town of Munster. This partnership does not include pool fees (season passes, admission or rental fees), facility rentals (shelters, gazebo, dog park, Plum Creek Center, social center), or Munster ‘Keen-ager’ programs. For more information contact Munster Parks & Recreation at (219) 836-PARK. Dyer-Munster Recreation Partnership Help improve the quality of life and the environment by having a tree planted in one of your Dyer Parks to remember or honor a person or organization. A minimum donation of $200 will purchase a tree. You may designate the park but Dyer Parks & Recreation will determine the exact location. Trees are planted each fall. As part of your donation, the person’s name, year of donation and park will be added to one of the Living Tree Memorial plaques on display at the Dyer Town Hall. Park Bench Memorials are also available. For a donation of $750 we will install a park bench with a plaque on the seat back of the bench in a park of your choice. Exact locations will be determined by staff but suggestions are welcome. For more information on either program contact Dyer Parks & Recreation at (219) 865-2505. Living Tree & Park Bench Memorials Table of Contents General Information ....................2 Board Officials Contact Information General Information ....................3 Living Tree and Park Bench Memorials Park Rules Residents and Non-Residents Dyer-Munster Partnership Junior Leaders Early Childhood programs ..........4 Toddler Time Camp Mommies & Minnows Bumper Bowling Pre-School YR “Summer Fun” Pre-School YR “Beach” Kiddy Kamp Early Childhood programs………5 Kindermusik Programs Early Childhood ..........................6 Beginner Swim Lessons Intermediate Swim Lessons Tiny Tot Sports (3 yr. old) Little Dragons Tee 3 Tee Ball Li’l Pizza Makers Early Childhood/Youth programs...7 Children’s Gymnastics Patti’s All American Classes Soccer Buddies Sporties for Shorties (4 & 5 yr olds) Art Spot Classes Youth programs............................ 8 Outside Adventures Camp Tennis Camp Cheerleading Elementary YR “Hot Summer” Elementary YR “Summertime in America” Youth programs…………………...9 Mother-Son Scavenger Hunt Bowling Knitting (Children & Adults) Kempo Jujutsu Kids’ Garage Sale BLAST (Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training) Jr. Golf Lessons Youth/Adult…………………….…10 Wado-Ki Karate (7-Adult) SMART Kids Crazy Calligraphy (Children & Adults) Zumba Posture & Body Mechanics Training Intro to the Art of Beautiful Writing Yoga Adult………………………………11 CPR/AED/First Aid T’ai Chi Chih - Advanced Adult Co-Rec Volleyball (FREE) Woman’s Self-Defense Golf Fitness Training (FREE) Pilates Golf Lessons Chicks Fun Run General Information…………….12 Refund Policy Photo Policy Golden Opportunity Coupon Books Create a Class Registration Policies Facility Rentals………………….13 Plum Creek Center 2014 Picnic Shelter Reservations Special Needs & General Info...14 Cooperative Special Recreation Initiative Jr. Leader Information Hometown Celebration 2014 Advertisement Information Town Wide Garage Sale National Night Out Program Registration & Form…15 Special Events…………………..16 2014 Bike Parade Deep River Water Park Tickets Thornton Quarry Tour South Shore Air Show Special Events…………………..17 Dyer Dog Park Dog Park Annual Fees FunFlatables Punch Card Six Flags Great America Tickets 2014 Summer Fest Schedule…18 Concerts in the Park……………19  General Information            3 Summer 2014 “My kids really loved the Tee Ball program through the Dyer Parks Department. This is a great starter program for teaching kids how to play ball by breaking down the base running and mechanics of hitting. I would recommend this program to anyone.” ~Carolyn Swacus~ Junior Leaders are needed for a variety of programs. You can pick up an application at the Dyer Parks & Recreation office. For more information please call (219) 865-2505
  • 3. www.townofdyer.com             Early Childhood  4 This class is designed for children ages 8 months - 4 years old along with a parent, grandparent or caregiver. Adults will be in the water with their child as they are introduced to the water in a fun and playful way. Little ones will learn to blow bubbles, float on their back and practice reaching and pulling while moving their arms and legs. All children who are not potty trained must wear swim diapers! Non-participating children are not allowed in the pool. Ages: 8 months - 4 yrs. with parent Days: Mondays - Fridays Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1001 July 7- July 18 July 3 1002 July 21- Aug. 1 July 17 Time: 11:30am - 12:15pm Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents Location: Briar Ridge Country Club outdoor swimming pool (123 Country Club Dr., Schererville) Limit: 2 / 12 (per class) Code: 1001 Mommies & Minnows Parents or caregivers, have fun in our beautiful Elmer Miller Park while you & your child join other families as they are introduced to interactive stories, nature, new friends, crafts, music, and play. This age group will enjoy special guests such as demonstrations from our very own Fire Dept., Police dept., and Public Works. We have also invited a local Doctor and our furry friends from the Humane Society. During this 6 week (Mon. & Wed.) camp, children ages18 months-3 years old (with parent or caregiver) will learn basic sign language and a few words in German, Spanish, & French. Colors and numbers will be repeated and a special visit to FunFlatables is planned. Each child will receive a T-shirt to wear during camp. Please have children wear gym shoes and bring a water bottle on class days. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Ages: 18 months - 3 yrs. w/ parent Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Dates: June 9 - July 16 Time: 9:00 - 10:00am Location: Elmer Miller Park Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents Limit: 8 / 25 Code: 1000 Pre-School Young Rembrandts “Beach”Pre-School Young Rembrandts “Summer Fun” Get ready for summer fun with a Young Rembrandts drawing class. During the month of June, our students will illustrate colorful summer imagery. From the depths of the ocean to a mesmerizing carousel, we’ll create colorful drawings that capture the spirit of summertime. A world of inspiration and art is at your child’s fingertips. Enroll your child today! Ages: 4 - 5 yrs. with parent Days: Tuesdays Dates: June 17- July 8 Time: 10:00- 10:45am Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: $32 residents / $35 non-residents Limit: 6 / 10 Code: 1009 Explore the depths of your child’s artistic skills with a Young Rembrandts drawing class. Get ready to soak in the sun’s rays because we’ll create beach-inspired imagery during the month of July. Drawings like our charming mermaid will capture your attention and you’ll imagine the feel of sand between your toes when you see our beautiful beach scene. So pack your imagination and enroll today! Ages: 4 - 5 yrs. with parent Days: Tuesdays Dates: July 15 - Aug 5 Time: 10:00- 10:45am Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: $32 residents / $35 non-residents Limit: 6 / 10 Code: 1010 Bumper Bowling for youngsters ages 3-6. All the fun of bowling and no gutter balls! Fee includes shoe rental and games for the entire session. Advance registration is required. Requests to be on the same lane can be requested at registration. Participants must wear bowling shoes. Smallest rental shoe is children’s size 8. Parent participation is required. Registration deadline is the Thursday before each session. Ages: 3 - 6 yrs. with parent Day: Mondays Location: Stardust Bowl III (1330 Sheffield Ave.) Limit: 9 / 15 (per session) Code: Dates: Time: Fee:______________________ 1005 May 12-June 9(off 5/26) 4:15 - 5:00pm $23 residents / $25non-residents (4 week session) 1006 June 16-July 21 3:00 - 3:45pm $35 residents / $38 non-residents (6 week session) 1007 July 28-Aug. 18 4:15 - 5:00pm $23 residents / $25non-residents (4 week session) Bumper Bowling Ages: 3 - 5 yrs. Days: Monday - Thursday Dates: June 9 - July 24 Time: 10:30am - Noon Location: Elmer Miller Park Fee: $92 residents / $97 non-residents Limit: 10 / 40 Code: 1012 Children ages 3-5 years old, that are participating in Kiddy Kamp will be introduced to creative lettering, the doggone safe program, foreign languages, colors, the alphabet, sign language as well as spending time with our special guest which include a Dentist, Doctor, Police, Firemen along with our very own Public Works Department and some of their vehicles. Participants will also enjoy various sports, games, songs, water play and crafts as they meet new friends and learn how to have fun while using their imagination. All children in this camp must be potty trained. Participants will receive a t-shirt to wear during this 7 week camp. Please remember to bring a water bottle to camp and wear gym shoes each day. The registration deadline is June 5. “My boys have enjoyed participating in the summer camps. Great staff, activities, field trips, and special guest   appearances are just some of the many things offered. My children look forward to each day of camp!   Great job Dyer Parks & Recreation.”  ~Jim Bazant~ 
  • 4. Summer 2014  Early Childhood             5 In Kindermusik classes, the instructor leads a group of parents and their children through joyful activities, using music and movement. Parents learn more about their child’s unique developmental process, and the shared learning experience creates a bond as the child associates learning with fun, musical play. Sign language is incorporated into each of the classes. Material fees are paid to the instructor at the first class. This fee is in addition to the program fee. Min. 4/Max. 8 students per class. Kindermusik Programs Kindermusik Village (newborn – 2 years old with parent/caregiver): 5 week session Village introduces multiple levels of activities appropriate for the different stages of development in this age range. Relaxation and social times are built into the 45-minute lesson to meet adult needs. Parent/caregiver participation required. Sign language is incorporated into class. Peek-A Boo, I Love You!: Learn new songs, lullabies, and ways to say “I love you” using touch, Mother Goose rhymes, literature books, and chants. Activities include instrument play, American Sign Language, and special parent-baby dances that stimulate baby’s eyes, body and mind. Parents/caregivers connect with other infants and families in the community as well as learn how music improves the child development process. Material fee includes: A poster, a “Peek-A-Boo, I Love You” baby book, a CD, A sensory ball and Duck Wash Mitt. Code: Days: Dates: Time: Registration Deadline: 1013 Tuesdays June 10 - July 8 9:30am - 10:15am June 6 Fee: $50 residents / $55 non-residents (per session) Material Fee: $35 payable to instructor on 1st day Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Kindermusik Our Time (2 – 3½ years old with parent/caregiver): 5 week session The key element to Kindermusik Our Time is the use of developmentally appropriate guidelines. Children learn through interaction with materials, adults, other children and their environmental space. Exploration Time encourages your child’s discovery of instruments, textures, sounds and movement. The anticipation and rewards of listening are introduced, and with turn taking activities, social skills blossom. Sign language is incorporated into class. This class prepares your child for the independence of preschool. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Zoo Train: The lessons feature music and stories to stimulate a toddler’s emerging sense of imagination, coordination, and ability to learn more words. Tag along this summer with a traveling zoo-train; bring your own stuffed animal for the petting zoo; wear long white socks on your hands for polar bear paws; and learn about real animals in the zoo. Sing songs in new languages. Parents/caregivers also learn more about child development and how music improves a toddler’s ability to think, reason, create and express. Materials fee includes: A poster, a special book written just for this camp, a CD and an animal-shaped instrument. Code: Days: Dates: Time: Registration Deadline: 1014 Tuesdays June 10 - July 8 10:30am - 11:15am June 6 Fee: $60 residents / $65 non-residents (per session) Material Fee: $35 payable to instructor on 1st day Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Kindermusik Family Time (6 months – 7 years old with parent/caregiver): 5 week session Zoo Train: The lessons feature music and stories to stimulate a toddler’s emerging sense of imagination, coordination, and ability to learn more words. Tag along this summer with a traveling zoo-train; bring your own stuffed animal for the petting zoo; wear long white socks on your hands for polar bear paws; and learn about real animals in the zoo. Sing songs in new languages. Parents/caregivers also learn more about child development and how music improves a toddler’s ability to think, reason, create and express. Material fee includes: A poster, a special book written just for this camp, a CD and two animal-shaped instruments. (*If there are 3 children another shaker would be given to family.) Code: Days: Dates: Time: Registration Deadline: 1016 Tuesdays June 10 – July 8 11:30 am – 12:15 pm June 6 Fee: $60.00 (resident)/ $65.00 (non-resident) - First Child $40.00 (resident)/ $45.00 (non-resident) – Second Child $35.00 (resident) / $40.00 (non-resident) – Third Child Material Fee: $45 payable to instructor on 1st day (This fee is for one set of materials per family) Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Note: Children under 6 months are free if attending with older sibling. A one-time class for ages (newborn – 6 years old) to come see what Kindermusik is all about or for families who have done Kindermusik to just get out and come join the fun! The fall session will start the beginning of September. Min 4/Max. 8 (per class). Ages: newborn - 6 years old Fee: $8 residents / $11 non-res. (per class) Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Code: 1020 Day: Thursday, August 21 Time: 10:30 - 11:15am Register by August 19 Code: 1019 Day: Tuesday, July 22 Time: 9:30 - 10:15am Register by July 18 KINDERMUSIK PLAYDATES Jazz Kitchen: Get an extra helping of learning to share—with some jazz music in the mix. In your Home Kit, read about the little sheep who, along with her friends, whips up a batch of Noodles from Scratch. In class, your preschooler will use this story and other activities to learn to observe and accept others’ ideas, how to be a leader and a follower, as well as how to watch, listen, and speak to friends and teachers. Children will participate in a Kindermusik session for 45 – 60 minutes. We will then have playtime for about 30 – 45 minutes. Weather permitting we will go outside to the playground behind the Town of Dyer building. Otherwise, we will do activities/games in the classroom. Send a drink and small snack with your child. Material Fee includes: A magazine and CD Code: Days: Dates: Time: Registration Deadline: 1017 Monday-Thursday July 28-31 9:30am-11:00am July 23 Fee: $75 residents / $80 non-residents (per session) Material Fee: $20 payable to instructor on 1st day Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Kindermusik Camp (4 – 6 years old ) NEW!
  • 5. Ages: 3 - 6 year olds with parent Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Fee: $8 residents / $9 non-residents Location: Doreen’s Pizza (726 Joliet (Rt. 30), Dyer) Limit: 5 / 10 Code:_______Date: Registration Deadline: 1044 Tuesday, May 27 May 23     Have fun making your very own 7” pizza! We will meet at Doreen’s Pizza where children will learn to roll the dough, spread the sauce and sprinkle the cheese on their pizza crust. What a delicious lunch this will be! A drink will also be provided. Li’l Pizza Makers Little Dragons is a karate program that will provide your child with basic techniques and escapes while developing self-confidence, focus, attention span, discipline, coordination and flexibility. Students are separated after stretching according to their rank. This is a year-round program but you can start at any session. Uniforms and rank certification are available from the instructor for an additional fee. This program gets the student ready to progress to the youth program. Wear comfortable clothes. Ages: 4 - 6 yrs. Day: Tuesdays Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1036 June 3 - Aug. 12 (off 6/17, 7/1, & 8/5) May 30 1037 Aug. 19 - Oct. 28 (off 9/2, 9/30, & 10/21) Aug. 15 Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm Location: Schererville Community Center (500 E. Joliet St., Schererville) Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents (per session) Limit: 3/15 (per session) Little Dragons Tee 3 is Tee Ball for 3 year olds. This program is designed to teach the basics of tee ball to 3 year old boys & girls. Games will not be played as this is strictly an instructional skill program. Skills to be covered are: stepping and throwing, catching, hitting off a tee, running the bases and more. Mitts won’t be necessary as we’ll play with a rag ball. Sign up for your choice of times. Registration deadline is June 10th. Ages: 3 yrs. (must be 3 by June 12) Day: Thursdays Dates: June 12 - July 24 (no class on 7/3) Code: Time: 1039 5:00 - 5:45pm 1040 6:00 - 6:45pm Fee: $35 residents / $38 non-residents (per session) Location: Northgate Park (field east of tennis courts) Limit: 7 / 28 (per session) Note: Picture day will be held on June 19 Tee 3 This camp is geared towards the active 3 year old. During this six week summer camp, participants will be introduced to various sports including: soccer, basketball, tee ball, tennis, and bowling. Each week, the basics of each sport will be taught in an entertaining and educational environment. Children should bring water bottles each week. We also ask that participants wear gym shoes to every class. Registration deadline is June 9th. Ages: 3 yrs. (must be 3 by June 13) Days: Thursdays Dates: June 12- July 17 Time: 9:15am - 10:00am Fee: $35 residents / $38 non-residents Location: Northgate Park (field east of tennis courts) Limit: 8 / 16 Code: 1034 Note: Picture day will be held on June 19 Tiny Tot Sports (3 yr. olds)            Early Childhood  6 This introductory Tee Ball program for 4 & 5 year old boys & girls will emphasize instruction and teamwork. No score is kept and every child will bat each inning. Mitts won’t be necessary we we’ll play with a rag ball. Registration deadline is June 5th if spots still remain. Ages: 4 & 5 yrs. Days: Mondays & Wednesdays Dates: June 9 - July 16 Code: Time: 1042 5:30 - 6:30pm 1043 6:45 - 7:45pm Fee: $50 residents / $55 non-residents (per session) Location: Northgate Park (field east of tennis courts) Limit: 24 / 60 (per session) Note: Picture day will be held on June 16 Volunteers are needed to be coaches, if you are interested please state that upon registration. If you are willing to volunteer there will be a parent coaches meeting on Wednesday, May 21 at 6:15pm. Tee Ball Days: Monday - Friday Time: 4:00 - 5:00pm Fee: $50 residents / $55 non-residents (per 2 week session) Limit: 2 / 10 Code: Dates: 1025 June 9 - June 20 (2 weeks) 1026 June 23 - July 4 (2 weeks) 1027 July 7 -18 (2 weeks) Days: Monday - Friday Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm Fee: $50 residents / $55 non-residents (per 2 week session) Limit: 2 / 10 (per 2 week session) Code: Dates: 1030 June 9 - June 20 (2 weeks) 1031 June 23 - July 4 (2 weeks) 1032 July 7 -18 (2 weeks) Beginner Swim Lessons Ages 4 & up, will enjoy learning how to play under water, back float, freestyle arm positioning, standing on the steps and holding onto the wall, while kicking their feet. Water safety will also be introduced in this class. This 10 class session is held Monday-Friday for two consecutive weeks. If not potty trained, child must wear a swim diaper. Intermediate Swim Lessons Children will learn water safety along with putting their face in the water, the back stroke, breast stroke, treading water, and diving to the bottom of the pool. This 10 class session is held Monday-Friday for two consecutive weeks. Swim Lessons Following information applies to the below Swim Lesson classes: Ages: 4 & older Location: Briar Ridge Country Club outdoor swimming pool (123 Country Club Dr., Schererville) Note: Non participating children are not allowed in the swimming pool! www.townofdyer.com
  • 6.     Early Childhood/Youth  Summer 2014 7 Gymnastic lessons at Patti’s All American! This summer, come join us for 8 weeks of summer fun and fitness. Children will learn gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline skills. Each class will cover activities at the bars, balance beam, in-ground safety trampoline and Tumbl-Trak. There also is a state of the art spring-floor to make tumbling safer and easier for young bodies. No membership fee. Ages: 4 - 10 yrs. boys and 4 - 12 yrs. girls Time: 2:15 - 3:15pm Code: Days: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1048 Tuesdays June 3 - July 29 (off 7/1) May 30 1049 Wednesdays June 4 - July 30 (off 7/2) June 2 Fee: $110 residents / $120 non-residents (per session) Location: Patti’s All American Gym (1530 Joliet St., Dyer) Limit: 1 / 12 (per session) Notes: Participants must wear gymnastic shoes (avail. at Patti’s) Participants should wear stretch shorts and a tucked in t-shirt Children’s Gymnastics Dyer Parks & Recreation has teamed up with Patti’s All American to offer discounted classes for programs beginning the week of June 2 and ending on July 30. This discount/waived membership fee applies to new customers only and in order to receive this discount, parents must mention “Dyer Parks & Recreation”. Classes vary in time and dates, so please contact Patti’s at (219)865-2274 to see if they offer a class that is suitable to you. Participants must also fill out a PAA waiver prior to the start of any class. Here is a sample of what Patti’s All - American has to offer: No classes the week of July 4th TumbleBear Gymnastics: 8 weeks (ages walking – 5 yrs. old) 45 min. Lesson plans designed specifically for the preschooler and the curriculum is based on gymnastics and fitness. Instructors will make learning fun! Participants must wear gymnastic shoes (avail. at Patti’s). Fee: Res. $125/non-res. $130 Dance: 8 weeks (ages 2-18 yrs. old) 55 min. Combination Ballet/Gymnastics Classes, Jazz and Hip-Hop and cheer are available and instructors will encourage confidence in children and help then to achieve good dance techniques and proper form. Apparel requirements will apply. Fee: Res. $125/non-res. $130 Gymnastics/Tumbling & Trampoline /Boys Tumbling: 8 weeks (ages 6-18 yrs. old) 1 hour This class is taught in a progressive manor through the Star Achievement Program and instructors are safety certified, knowledgeable and friendly. Participants must wear gymnastic shoes (avail. at Patti’s). Fee: $150/non-res. $155 Patti’s All American During this 6 week program active youngsters will learn the fundamentals of soccer, tee ball, basketball, bowling, and tennis. Knowledge of the game and sportsmanship like play will be taught in an entertaining and educational way. Please bring a water bottle each day and please remember to wear tennis shoes at all times. Sign your active youngster up before the June 9th registration deadline. Ages: 4 & 5 yrs. Days: Thursdays Dates: June 12- July 17 Time: 10:15-11:00am Fee: $40 residents / $44 non-residents Location: Northgate Park (field east of tennis courts) Limit: 8 / 16 Code: 1054 Note: Picture day will be held on June 19 Sporties for Shorties (4 & 5 yr. olds) An introductory soccer program for 4 & 5 years olds which will emphasize skill development and teamwork. Soccer skills will be practiced and improved upon using various drills and techniques. Participants should wear shin guards and bring a water bottle. Registration deadline is June 6th. Ages: 4 & 5 yrs. Days: Tuesdays Code: Time: 1052 10:00 - 10:45am Dates: June 10 - July 15 Fee: $40 residents / $44 non-residents Location: Northgate Park (field east of tennis courts) Limit: 10 / 24 Soccer Buddies Dyer Parks & Recreation and the Art Spot have come together to offer you the following drawing classes. Participants will learn how to focus, concentrate, make decisions, solve problems and develop hand-eye coordination. During these basic drawing classes, children will also learn to draw using the 5 basic elements of shape and will then translate these elements onto paper using different media. All classes will be held at the Art Spot studio located at 8251 Wicker Ave-St. John, IN 46373 Together We Create: During this 1.5 hour class children ages 6 and older can bring along one parent, grandparent or caregiver. Each participant will receive an 11x14 canvas board. Completed projects will be ready to take home the very same day. Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am Ages: 6 & older Fee: Residents $17/non- res. $19 (per couple) Min 4/Max 9 June 21 (Lighthouse) July 19 (Sunflower) Code:1106 Code:1107 Sea Creatures: Under the sea is where we will be! Drawing a sea creature will be amazingly fun for children in the following age groups. Friday June 20 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am - Min 4/Max 10 - Fee: res. $10/ non-res $12 - Code:1056 6-10 yr. olds- 11am-noon - Min 4/Max 15 - Fee: res. $10 /non-res $12 - Code:1100 Furry Friends: Pet lovers can join in on the fun and learn to draw a favorite furry friend. Friday, July 11 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am –Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 /non-res $12 - Code:1057 6-10 yr. olds - 11am-noon- Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10/ non-res $12 - Code:1101 Cartoon Characters: This class is sure to be a favorite with the kids! We’ll focus on drawing and coloring a favorite cartoon character from TV. Friday, July 18 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am - Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 non-res $12 - Code:1058 6-10 yr. olds - 11am-noon- Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 non-res $12- Code:1102 Disney’s Frozen: The best new Disney Movie of the year! Join us as we draw and color a favorite character from this movie. Friday, July 25 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am –Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 /non-res $12 - Code:1059 6-10 yr. olds - 11am-noon- Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10/ non-res $12 - Code:1103 Reptiles: Boys & girls are welcome to try their hand at drawing an air-breathing egg-laying vertebrate. Friday Aug. 1 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am –Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 /non-res $12 - Code:1060 6-10 yr. olds - 11am-noon- Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10/ non-res $12 - Code:1104 Amazing Animals: This classes theme will be for all animal lovers! Using different mediums, participants will be amazed at what they can create. Friday, June 13th 3-5 yr. olds - 9am-10am –Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 non-res $12 - Code:1061 6-10 yr. olds - 11am-noon- Min 4/Max 10 - res. $10 non-res $12 - Code:1105  
  • 7.                 Youth  8 Celebrate the month of July with a Young Rembrandts drawing class. Summertime in America is the theme of this month’s drawings. We’ll create wonderful illustrations that feature our Founding Fathers. We’ll also draw popular seasonal activities and events like summer camp and a parade. Our drawings will make this a memorable summer. Enroll today! Ages: 6-12 years old Days: Tuesdays Dates: July 15- Aug. 5 Time: 11:00- 12:00pm Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: $32 residents / $35 non-residents Limit: 6 / 18 Code: 1117 This summer, it’s nothing but laughs and art with a Young Rembrandts drawing class. During the month of June, we’ll create amazing drawings that are inspired by the hot summer months. From cartoon characters trying to stay cool to a delightful sequence featuring fun with ice cream, we’ll illustrate humorous, detailed scenes. Fight off summer boredom, enroll today! Ages: 6-12 years old Days: Tuesdays Dates: June 17- July 8 Time: 11:00- 12:00pm Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: $32 residents / $35 non-residents Limit: 6 / 18 Code: 1116 Elementary Young Rembrandts “Hot Summer” Elementary Young Rembrandts “Summertime in America”   During this 7 week camp, children ages 6-10yrs. old will look forward to the special activities and field trips that we have planned. Campers will enjoy the many special guests that we have lined up. Dyer Fire Dept., Dyer Police Dept. and the Dyer Public Works Dept. will be out to have hands on demonstrations. New this year will be a visit from the Munster Humane Society and a local doctor. Participants will be kept busy with games, crafts, foreign languages, water days, songs and new friends. Fee includes trips to the bowling alley and Fun Flatables. With all of the activities, children must wear tennis shoes and bring a water bottle each day. Everyone will also receive a t-shirt. Sign up with a friend and double the fun! Registration Deadline is June 5. Ages: 6 - 10 yrs. (must be 6 by 6/9/14) Fee: $100 residents / $105 non-residents Days: Monday-Thursday Limit: 20 / 50 Dates: June 9 - July 24 Location: Elmer Miller Park (222 Schulte St.) Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm Code: 1110 This is a beginners tennis camp for kids who are eager to learn and play the sport of tennis. At this camp, the participants will learn the basic rudiments of the game such as forehand, backhand, volleys and serving. They will grasp an understanding about the parts of the court and how to keep score. The kids will be given one on one and group instruction, play games to improve their skills and most importantly HAVE FUN! Participants must provide their own racquet. Please wear tennis shoes, t-shirt and cotton shorts with pockets and bring a water bottle. Ages: 8 - 14 yrs. Days: Monday-Friday Time: 9:00 - 10:30am Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents (per session) Location: Northgate Park tennis courts Limit: 4 / 16 (per session) Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1111 June 9-13 June 5 1112 June 16-20 June 12 Tennis Camp FUN-damentals of Cheerleading will be stressed including jumps and cheers in this four class cheerleading program. Register with your friends or make new ones. Registration deadline is June 9. Ages: 6 - 10 yrs. Days: Wednesdays Time: 10:00 - 10:45am Dates: June 11 - July 2 Location: Pheasant Hills Park (south shelter) Fee: $20 residents / $22 non-residents Limit: 6 / 20 (per session) Code: 1115 Cheerleading www.townofdyer.com
  • 8. Stay active and have some fun! Register now for bowling. Each week we’ll bowl as much as time permits. We’ll have no more than three kids per lane to ensure more bowling time. Fee includes games and shoe rental for entire session. Registration deadline is the Friday before each session. Ages: 6 - 13 year olds Day: Mondays Location: Stardust Bowl III (1330 Sheffield) Limit: 10 / 15 (per session) Code: Dates: Time: Fee:_______________________ 1144 May 12-June 9(off 5/26) 4:15 - 5:30pm $28 residents / $30non-residents (4 week session) 1145 June 16-July 21 3:00 - 3:45pm $42 residents / $45 non-residents (6 week session) 1146 July 28-Aug. 18 4:15 - 5:30pm $28 residents / $30non-residents (4 week session) Bowling Participants will be amazed at the fact that this craft is both creative and inspiring. Walk away with a feeling of accomplishment when you see the beautiful wearable and decorative items that you can make for yourself. Knitting is not only relaxing, but it helps to relieve tension and it’s FUN! Even if you know how to knit, this is a great opportunity to relax and socialize. Participants are required to bring 2 (size 8) knitting needles and 1-skein of knitting worsted yarn (no variegated or dark colors please). Items can be purchased at any craft store. Ages: Children & Adults Day: Fridays Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm Fee: Ages 15 & under: $20 residents / $22 non-residents (per session) Adults:18 & older: $25 residents / $27 non-residents (per session) Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Limit: 2 / 8 (per session) Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1118(a) May 23- June 13 May 21 1119(a) June 20- July 18 (off 7/4) June 18 1120(a) July 25- Aug. 15 July 23 1121(a) Aug. 22- Sept. 12 Aug. 20 Knitting (Children & Adults) Summer 2014  Youth             9 Interested in being certified for babysitting? Register for our BLAST! training Course. BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training) is a 4 hour course which includes a course completion certificate, program materials (includes a student manual) and train- ing in pediatric first aid, household safety and fundamentals of childcare. Please bring a snack and drink. Ages: 11 - 15 Day: Saturday Times: 9:00- 1:00pm Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Fee: $25 residents / $27 non-residents Limit: 5 / 15 Code: Dates: Registration deadline: 1149 May 3 May 1 1150 June 28 June 26 1151 Aug. 2 July 31 BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons & Safety Training) During each of these one week sessions, participants will learn the basic golf principals, rules, etiquette, terminology and procedures of play. Each registered participant will receive a t-shirt, rules book & a repair tool. On the last day (Friday) of each session, the kids will enjoy a hotdog lunch and receive an Executive Golf Pass which is good for 9 holes on the Executive Course. If conditions are not right for outdoor instruction, class will be held indoors. Participants must bring their own clubs to class. Registration deadline is Thursday before each session. Day: Monday– Friday Fees: $110 residents / $115 non-residents (per session) Limit: 1 / 10(per session) Location: Scherwood Golf Course (600 E. Joliet St., Schererville) Note: Participants must supply their own clubs Jr. Golf Lessons Ages 12-16 years old Time: 9:30-10:45am Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1136 June 16– June 20 June 12 1137 June 23-June 27 June 19 1138 June 30-July 4 June 26 1139 July 14-July 18 July 10 1140 July 21– July 25 July 17 1141 July 28– Aug. 1 July 24 Ages 7-11 years old Time: 8:00-9:15am Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1129 June 16– June 20 June 12 1130 June 23-June 27 June 19 1131 June 30-July 4 June 26 1133 July 14-July 18 July 10 1134 July 21– July 25 July 17 1135 July 28– Aug. 1 July 24 Moms and sons, join us for our 9th Annual Mother-Son Scavenger Hunt! It’s a special activity for moms and sons to spend some fun time together. What a wild and wacky time you’ll have. You’ll be given a long list of items to find and places to go during our allotted time which will translate into points. Special prizes and awards will be given at the wrap up celebration back at Town Hall where we will also have refreshments. The Hunt will start and end at Town Hall. Use of a vehicle is strongly suggested as participants will need to visit places in and around Dyer. Ages: Boys 6 - 12 & their mom Date: Sunday, May 4 Time: 1:00-3:30pm Fee: $9 residents / $12 non-residents (fee is per person) Location: Town Hall (Main Meeting Room) Code: 1303 Limit: 16 / 40 Mother-Son Scavenger Hunt We’ll be hosting a kids’ garage sale at Walt’s parking lot on Saturday, July 26th from 10am-1pm. Register with Dyer Parks and Recreation at Town Hall in advance (parental supervision is required). Stop by for some great deals! Please bring your own table, chairs, & change. Date: Saturday, July 26th Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Location: Walt’s parking lot (1218 Sheffield Ave.) Fee: $10 residents / $11 non-residents Limit: 40 spaces Code: 1122 Registration deadline is July 24th. Kids’ Garage Sale KJMA Dyer will be providing an 8 week course on basic Kempo Jujutsu for children ages 5-12. This course will focus on the fundamentals of stances, blocks, punching, kicks and the first form in the Kempo Jujutsu system. The course will be taught by Sensei Jason Thrawl and Sempai Lisa Anna Ramirez. Must wear socks (no street shoes) & comfortable clothing Ages: 5 - 12 yrs. Day: Saturday Time: 10:00-11:00am Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents (per session) Location: KJMA 1139 Joliet St. Dyer Limit: 5 / 20 (per session) Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1147 June 7- July 26 June 5 1148 Aug. 2- Sept. 20 July 31 Kempo Jujutsu Coming soon FootGolf! For more information   please call Dyer Parks & Recreation at (219) 865‐2505 
  • 9. Sensei Roger Jerome (9th Degree) and Sensei Dotty Jerome (7th Degree) have spent years developing Wado-Ki, a style of the ancient Okinawan martial art of Karate that stresses discipline and promotes fitness. Registration deadline is the Friday before each session begins. Ages: 7 yrs. - adult Day: Tuesdays Code: Dates: 1153 June 3 - Aug. 12 (off 6/17, 7/1, & 8/5) 1154 Aug. 19 - Oct. 28 (off 9/2, 9/30, & 10/21) Time: 6:00 - 6:45pm Location: Schererville Community Center (500 E. Joliet St., Schererville) Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents (per session) Notes: *Wear comfortable clothes *Uniforms are not required to participate but are available from instructor for an additional cost if interested Wado-Ki Karate (7 - Adult) Studies show that yoga is beneficial for good health and stress reduction. This class is a beginner’s level, Hatha style yoga class. Safety and proper alignment are emphasized. Participants will learn yoga poses, breathing techniques, meditative exercises and other lifestyle teachings from the yoga tradition. Participants should bring a mat and wear loose fitting clothes. Registration deadlines are 1 day prior to each session. Ages: 18 & older Limit: 6 / 10 (per session) Day: Tuesdays Code: Dates: Time: Fees: 1233 May 13 - June 24 6:00 - 7:00pm $58 residents / $63 non-residents 1234 May 13 - June 24 7:15 - 8:15pm $58 residents / $63 non-residents Above two are 7 week sessions 1236 July 22 - Aug. 26 6:00 - 7:00pm $50 residents / $55 non-residents 1237 July 22 - Aug. 26 7:15 - 8:15pm $50 residents / $55non-residents 1238 Sept. 9 - Oct. 14 6:00 - 7:00pm $50 residents / $55 non-residents 1239 Sept. 9 - Oct. 14 7:15 - 8:15pm $50 residents / $55non-residents Above four are 6 week sessions The 6:00pm classes are held at Plum Creek Center (222 Schulte St.) and the 7:15pm classes are held at the Town Hall (Activity Room B). Yoga Zumba is known as a fitness party! Dance yourself into fitness using Hip Hop & Latin music. It’s a great and effective workout using dance moves such as the meringue, salsa, cumbia, and hip-hop. Please bring a towel and water bottle to class. Ages: 15 & older Fee: $25 residents / $27 non-residents (per session) Location: Plum Creek Center, 222 Schulte St. Limit: 5 / 20 (per session) Monday Evening Classes Days: Mondays Time: 6:00 - 6:45pm Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1219 May 12 - June 9(off 5/26) May 9 1220 June 16 - July 7 June 13 1221 July 14 - Aug. 4 July 11 Thursday Evening Classes Code: Dates: Time: Regis. Deadline: 1223 May 15 - June 5 6:00-6:45pm May 13 1224 June 12 - July 10 (off 7/3) 6:00-6:45pm June 10 1225 July 17 - Aug. 7 6:00- 6:45pm July 15 1226 May 15 - June 5 7:00-7:45pm May 13 1227 July 10 - July 31 7:00-7:45pm July 8 1228 Aug. 7 - Aug. 28 7:00-7:45pm Aug. 5 1229 Sept. 4 - Sept. 25 7:00-7:45pm Sept. 2 Zumba CHECK OUT KNITTING FOR ADULTS ON PAGE 9! 2             Youth/Adult  www.townofdyer.com 10 80% of the adult population will experience back pain at some point in their life. Adults are predisposed to low back pain due to two major lifestyle factors. First bad sitting posture causes increased pressure and overstretching. Second, frequency of flexion causes trauma. This information course will cover finding your individual correct posture, instruction in body mechanics with several daily activities, and preventive exercises to avoid LBP. Free injury screens are included for any individ- ual attending the class by a licensed physical therapist certified in the treatment of low back pain. Ages: 16 & older Day: Thursdays Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1230 June 5 June 2 1231 July 3 July 1 1232 Aug. 7 Aug. 5 Time: 1:00-1:45pm Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: FREE Limit: 1 / 10 Posture & Body Mechanics Training Let’s get CRAZY with calligraphy! Here is your chance to discover a whole different side to the fascinating world of “the art of beautiful writing.” Calligrapher and artist Julie Wildman will teach you how to make letters with crazy things like seashells, combs, broom bristles and pop cans. Let your imagination run wild as you write with inks made from soot and walnuts. This fun and messy workshop is guaranteed to bring out your creativity. A $10.00 supply fee is required and payable to the instructor on the day of workshop. Fee includes calligraphy marker, inks, colorful fluids, fine papers, and a variety of tools. Please bring: Your favorite short quote (10 words or less) Children: we will provide a smock to use during class Adults: if you would like to protect your clothing, please bring an old shirt or a smock to class. Ages: 10 & older Day: Saturday, June 28 Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Location: Town Hall (Main Meeting Room) Fee: $23 residents/ $25 non-residents Code: 1157 Limit: 10 / 20 Intro to the Art of Beautiful Writing Think calligraphy is just for pretty envelopes? Thank again! Come discover a whole different side to the fascinating world of “the art of beautiful writing. Calligrapher and artist Julie Wildman will take you on an exciting journey into a world of letters made with crazy things like broom bristles, pop cans, seashells, and combs. Participants will get to try out some of the crazy tools and make a small keepsake. Ages: 10 & older Date: Saturday, May 31 Time: 9:30-11:00am Fee: $15 residents / $16 non-residents Location: Town Hall (Main Meeting Room) Limit: 10 / 25 Code: 1158 Crazy Calligraphy (Children & Adults) This program will offer children the knowledge and confidence of dealing with safety. Topics that will be covered during this 8 week program are: bullying awareness, personal safety and basic self defense. Through the presentation of real life scenarios, participants will learn to recognize what is necessary to escape from harm, if needed. Ages: 5 - 12 yrs. Day: Saturday Time: 1:00-2:00pm Fee: $45 residents / $49 non-residents (per session) Location: KJMA 1139 Joliet St. Dyer Limit: 5 / 20 (per session) Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1155 June 7 - July 26 June 5 1156 Aug. 2 - Sept. 20 July 31 Note: Must wear socks (no street shoes) & comfortable clothing SMART Kids
  • 10. T’ai Chi Chih-Joy thru movement is a series of 19 movements and one pose that circulate and balance energy (Chi) within the body. It is a slow, meditative approach to increasing energy, reducing stress, weight and blood pressure control, mental clarity and longevity. TCC is accessible to all ages and fitness levels. Not a martial art. Pete Gregory is the only certified instructor in NWI. For more information please visit www.taichichih.org. You must have completed beginners course to participate. Call Pete at (219) 671-4636 for further information. Registration deadline is 4 days prior to each session. Ages: 18 & older Location: Plum Creek Center (222 Schulte St.) Fee: $45 residents / $50 non-residents (per 8 week session, 10 hrs) Limit: 5/12 (per session) Code: Day: Dates: Time:_________ 1252 Tuesdays May 27 - July 15 (CHANGE OF DATE) 7:15 - 8:30pm 1253 Thursdays June 5 - July 24 9:00 -10:15am 1254 Tuesdays July 22 - Sept. 9 7:15 - 8:30pm 1255 Thursdays July 31 - Sept. 25 (no class 9/11) 9:00 -10:15am T’ai Chi Chih - advanced Interested in being certified for First Aid & CPR/AED? During this 4 hour long class, you will receive a completion certificate good for two years, program materials (includes a student manual) and training in First Aid/CPR/AED skills along with injury prevention and stroke recognition. The class is through ECSI (Emergency Care & Service Institute). Ages: 16 & older Dates: Saturday Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm Fee: $36 residents / $41 non-residents Location: Town Hall (Activity Room B) Limit: 5 / 12 Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1242 June 14 June 12 1243 July 19 July 17 1244 Aug. 9 Aug. 7 CPR/AED/First Aid This class has been designed for the intermediate to seasoned golfer. In this class, we will work on solidifying your fundamentals to be able to improve your game. We will also use video, talk about the mental side of the game and course management to help you take your game to the next level. Golf clubs are required for this class. All instructors are PGA Professionals. Participants will receive an Executive Golf Pass which is good for 9 holes on the Executive Course Ages: 17 & older Location: Scherwood Golf Course (600 E. Joliet St., Schererville) Fee: $110 residents / $115 non-residents Limit: 5 / 12 Note: Participants provide their own clubs for the class Golf Lessons Tuesday Classes Time: 5:15- 6:30pm Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1265 June 3 - July 1 May 30 1266 July 8 - Aug. 5 July 3 1267 Aug. 12 - Sept. 9 Aug. 8 Thursday Classes Time: 5:15- 6:30pm Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1268 June 5 - July 3 June 3 1269 July 10 - Aug. 7 July 8 1270 Aug. 14- Sept. 11 Aug. 12 Join Nancy in this mat based class designed to strengthen and tone major muscles including the abs and lower back while improving flexibility. The class will focus on core strengthening to improve posture and promote overall body awareness. It is suitable for all fitness levels and great for the beginner. Participants should bring their own mat. Ages: 18 & older Day: Wednesdays Time: 7:00 - 7:55pm Location: Plum Creek Center (222 Schulte St.) Limit: 7/15 Fee: $30 residents/$33 non-residents (4 week sessions) Code: Dates: 1260 June 4 - June 25 1261 July 9 - July 30 1262 Aug. 6 - Aug. 27 1263 Sept. 3 - Sept. 24 Pilates Summer 2014  Adult             11 Golf Fitness Training In the early 1990’s most golf instruction only included coaching, equipment, and mental preparation. Since 1996, with the increase in well trained athletes, the PGA has changed its standards to basic instruction, course management, shot making skills, mental/emotion, equipment, and PHYSICAL CONDITIONING. This course will cover common swing faults and a physical screen to determine YOUR specific physical limitation with your golf swing to improve your ball striking. A free injury screen will be included for any individual that has pain, by a licensed physical therapist certified by the Titleist Performance Institute for golf fitness. Ages: 16 & older Day: Tuesdays Time: 6:00-6:45 pm Code: Dates: Regis. Deadline: 1246 June 3 May 30 1247 July 1 June 27 1248 Aug. 5 Aug. 1 Location: Town Hall (Activity Room A) Fee: FREE Limit: 1 / 10 KJMA Dyer will be offering monthly women's self defense workshops. The workshops are presented in a casual and non competitive environment. From these workshops, women will learn fundamental techniques to avoid or deal with an attacker. The techniques are based on real world scenarios and provide each individual with simple, effective, and readily usable techniques. Code: Day: Date: Time: Regis. Deadline: 1256 Friday May 30 6:00 - 7:30pm May 28 1257 Friday July 25 6:00 - 7:30pm July 23 Location: Kempo Jujutsu Martial Arts Academy (1139 Joliet St. Dyer, IN) Ages: 18 & older Fee: $15 residents / $16 non-residents (per session) Limit: 5/30 Notes: Must wear socks (no street shoes) & comfortable clothing Woman’s Self-Defense Drop-in volleyball will be held each week at Northgate Park for adults 21 & older on the grass courts. Each week will consist of recreational pick-up games. No need to sign up, just come out and join in on this fun and free co-ed activity with your neighbors. Ages: 21 & older Days: Wednesdays Dates: June 4 - September 3 Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm Location: Northgate Park grass courts (west of playground area) Adult Co-Rec Volleyball We are looking for Chicks of all ages to register for this GIRLS ONLY walk/run. This 5K event is going to be fun, fancy, frilly, friendly, and informal! Dress as you wish, but old prom dresses, hats, fancy jewelry, jeans (with holes), pajamas, work out gear, silly socks, funky hair and tennis shoes with a skirt are all encouraged! No official time to beat or run. It’s going to be one fantastic Girls Night Out! We will have stations that you will be able to stop and take your pictures at. Water and a healthy snack will be provided to all participants. Sign up individually or as a mother-daughter, office, family, or neighbor team. Anything goes (except men) for this race. Participants must register at the Parks & Recreation Dept. Ages: Girls of all ages! Date: Thursday, May 15 Time: 6:30pm Fee: $10 residents / $11non-residents (fee is per person) Location: Central Park (900 Central Park Blvd Dyer, IN) Code: 1305 FREE! 
  • 11. All refund requests must be made in writing prior to the rental reservation date and submitted during regular business hours. Any refunds will be considered at the next monthly Park Board meeting, and upon approval, will be mailed to the customer in the form of a check. Refunds take approximately 3-6 weeks to process. Facility Rentals: Facility rentals that are canceled 14 days or more in advance of the rental date will receive a full refund minus a $10.00 administrative fee. Facility rentals that are canceled between three-thirteen days in advance of the rental date will receive a full refund of the clean-up and damage deposit and a 50% refund of the rental fees. Facility rentals that are canceled 48 hours or less in advance of the rental date will receive a full refund of the clean-up and damage deposit but will not receive any refund of the rental fees. Once the date of reservation has passed, no refunds will be given for facility rentals. Any facility cancelations made by the Town of Dyer Parks and Recreation department will cause a 100% full refund to the renter with no administrative fee. Refund requests for non-use of a facility due to documented medical emergency or death will be considered on an individual basis taking into consideration the expenses incurred by the Park Department. Recreation Programs and Trips: No refunds will be given for trips unless the seat can be resold. If it can be resold, a refund will be made subject to a service charge of $5.00. Class cancellations made by the Parks and Recreation Department will result in a 100% refund that will be mailed to the customer. If the customer is a minor, the refund will go to the Parent/Guardian who signs the registration form. If you wish to apply this refund to another class, you must notify the Parks and Recreation Department immediately. Refund requests received 5 or more business days before the first class meeting will be approved, less a service charge of $5.00. If a refund request is received less than 5 business days prior to the start of a class and it causes enrollment to fall below the minimum and the vacancy cannot be filled; no refund will be given. If enrollment does not fall below the minimum, a refund will be given less a service charge of $5.00. Refund requests received after the start of a class shall be denied except that such a refund request based upon a medical doctor’s written excuse submitted prior to completion of the class will result in a pro-rated refund (except as hereinafter provided) based upon the number of classes held prior to the date of the refund request, less a $5.00 service charge and program supply costs. If such a refund request causes a class to fall below the minimum number required, and the vacancy cannot be filled, no refund will be given. All recreation program and trip refunds applied for are subject to a $5.00 service charge, except that fees of $10.00 or less shall be subject to a service charge equal to 10% of the fee. This policy was adopted 2/9/2011 by the Park Board. Refund Policy On occasion, Town of Dyer staff or designee may take photos or video of participants in programs & events or people in our parks. Please be aware that these may be used in future publications, on the Town website, our Facebook site, press releases or for local public access. We also welcome the local press to cover our programs and special events and grant them permission for the same. Photo Policy 1. Proof of residency will be checked upon payment. Residents who pay property taxes to the Town of Dyer are considered residents. Residents of Munster will pay the resident rate per the partnership. All others may register at the non-resident rate. 2. Unless otherwise stated, participants must be the age required in the program description by the first day of the class. 3. All participants MUST sign a waiver & release form to participate (parent or legal guardian MUST sign for participants under 18 yrs. of age) in any program or event that requires registration. 4. Programs will not be held if registration is insufficient. 5. Phone registration will not be accepted unless otherwise noted. 6. If special accommodations are needed to make our programs accessible, please contact the Dyer Parks & Recreation office at (219) 865-2505. 7. Cash, checks and money orders are accepted for payment-except where noted. Returned NSF checks will result in a service fee. 8. Registration deadlines are at 4pm on the day listed. After hours ]registration will not be accepted after 4pm on the registration deadline day. Not all services are available through after-hours registration. Registration Policies Do you have an idea for a class or program you would like to see offered? Better yet, do you have a special interest or talent you would like to share with others? Dyer Parks and Recreation is always looking for new program ideas and instructors with creative ideas or ‘hidden’ talents to teach or lead various recreation classes. If you have a particular interest/talent and are willing to lead activities, or if you have a suggestion for a new program, please call Andrea Daliege, Recreation Supervisor at (219) 865-2505 or by email at adaliege@townofdyer.com. Create a Class! Dyer Parks and Recreation is on Facebook! Support parks and recreation by ‘liking’ us! Get your 2014 book as soon as possible and start saving! The books with thousands of dollars in coupons cost $ 15 each (cash only please). Coupons are valid through October 1, 2014. Books are available for purchase at the Dyer Parks & Recreation Office, Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm. Your purchase of these coupon books helps support Dyer Parks & Recreation. Golden Opportunity Coupon Books Regulations of the US Dept. of Interior strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination in departmental Federally Assisted Programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or handicap. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility owned by a recipient of Federal assistance should write to: Director, Equal Opportunity Program; National Park Service; PO Box 37127; Washington D.C. 20013-7127 2          General Information  www.townofdyer.com 12
  • 12. Plum Creek Center Rental Rates *A $100 clean-up and damage deposit is also required on all rentals. This is a refundable fee to ensure the facility is cleaned up and no damage is caused. Add Hours: Additional hours can be added to your minimum four hour rental time at a rate of $62.50/hour for Residents and $87.50/hour for Non-Residents. 2 FREE hours: When you book the Plum Creek Center for 4 hours you actually get 6! We’ll add on 1 free hour for set-up and 1 free hour for clean-up. Get 6 hours for the price of 4! Reservations are accepted up to one year in advance. Resident $250 per 4 hours* Plus IN sales tax Non-Resident $350 per 4 hours* Plus IN sales tax Room Dimensions and Table Sizes Gathering Room .........40’ x 53’ Kitchen........................9’ x 11’ Round Tables .............13 (60” diameter) fits 8 chairs/table Rectangular Tables ....6 (8’ x 30”) and 2 (6’ x 30”) serving tables, gift tables, etc. Chairs .........................100 cushioned chairs Hall Capacity ..............100 people Deck ...........................30’ x 60’ with 5 permanent round tables & attached seats Plum Creek Center at Elmer Miller Park 222 Schulte Street, Dyer, IN  Anniversaries  Baby Showers  Banquets  Birthday Parties  Business Meetings  Family Gatherings  Graduations  Wedding Showers A great place to meet for Amenities The Plum Creek Center is fully accessible and offers the follow- ing:  Tables and chairs for up to 100 guests  Kitchen with a stove (4 burners & an oven), refrigerator & microwave.  Large carpeted gathering room  Exterior deck overlooking Plum Creek  Heating/Air Conditioning  Smoke free facility  Scenic view of Plum Creek and Historical Elmer Miller Park  Bring your own catering or pot-luck family style food  Available projector screen Plum Creek Center is available to rent on Fridays (until 10pm), Saturdays (until 10pm) and Sundays (until 9pm) when not being used for Town functions. The one hour of clean-up may occur after these closing times. Call (219) 865-2505 to schedule a facility tour. 2014 Picnic Shelter Reservations Elmer Miller Park (immediately south of Town Hall; 222 Schulte St.) Seating for approximately 50 ~Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $20* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday...................... $80* ~Non-Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $40* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday...................... $110* Northgate Park (3 blocks south of Main St. on Calumet Ave.) Seating for approximately 100 ~Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $30* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday...................... $110* ~Non-Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $50* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday...................... $150* Pheasant Hills Park - North Shelter (Greiving St. & Nondorf Ave.) Seating for approximately 40 ~Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $20* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $80* ~Non-Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $40* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $110* Pheasant Hills Park - South Shelter (Mary St. & Andrew Dr.) Seating for approximately 100 ~Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $30* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $110* ~Non-Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $50* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $150* Central Park (900 Central Park Boulevard) Seating for approximately 100 ~Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $60* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $150* ~Non-Residents: Monday-Thursday................................................... $78* Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Holiday ...................... $195* *Clean-up and damage deposit (applies to all rentals) $50 Call (219) 865-2505 with any questions or to check date availability. All shelters have water drinking fountains & electricity available. Reservations for the picnic shelters in the Town of Dyer parks are accepted in person on a first-come, first-served basis, during business hours in January for the same calendar year. A reservation guarantees the shelter availability for the day desired. Town ordinance also requires any group of 15 or more people must have a permit to use the parks. Full payment (fee + deposit) in the form of cash or check is accepted to hold the date and is non-refundable. The clean-up and damage deposit of $50 is mandatory for all shelter reservations and is refundable upon Park Board approval. The 7% Indiana General Sales Tax is added to the fees below but not to the clean-up and damage deposit. Shelters are typically available for reservations between May 15 - October 15. Summer 2014  Facility Rentals           13
  • 13. Support Dyer Parks & Recreation by advertising within future ‘Leisuregrams’. If you are interested in advertising in a future publication, please call (219) 865-2505 for more info. The 2014 Fall Brochure will arrive home in mid-August 2014. Over 8,500 copies are printed and mailed to all residents and businesses in the Dyer, IN 46311 zip code. Certain restrictions apply. Contact Dyer Parks & Recreation for more information. Advertise Cooperative Special Recreation Initiative (CSRI)  Crown Point Parks & Recreation  Dyer Parks & Recreation  Hammond Parks & Recreation  Hammond Port Authority  Hanover Central HS Key Club  Highland Parks & Recreation  Lake County Parks  Merrillville Parks & Recreation  Munster Parks & Recreation  Schererville Parks & Recreation  St. John Parks & Recreation  Whiting Parks & Recreation Call host agency for fees, FULL details and how to register! July 23 CSRI Day at the 7:10pm NW Indiana Oilmen Baseball Game (1700 119th St. in Whiting) Watch for more information on ticket prices, game time and details as the game approaches. City of Whiting Parks & Recreation (219) 659-1000 July 28 Pool Party at Community Park pool 7-9 pm (Fisher St. & Calumet Ave. in Munster) $2 admission fee per person is payable at door. Munster Parks & Recreation (219) 836-7275 July 19 Special Needs Day at Festival of the Lakes 10-12pm (Wolf Lake, 2400 Calumet Ave., Hammond) Ride the carnival rides for free! Hot dog, chips, and pop to be provided for free! Don’t miss out! Hammond Parks & Recreation (219) 853-6378 June 16 Pool Party at Community Park pool 7-9pm (Fisher St. & Calumet Ave. in Munster) $2 admission fee per person is payable at the door. Munster Parks & Recreation (219) 836-7275 June 13 Movie in the Park dusk (at Russ Keller Park, 97th Pl. & Merrillville Rd.) Concessions will be available. Admission is free. Advance registration is requested. Crown Point Parks & Recreation (219) 661-2271 C.S.R.I. is a cooperative venture seeking ways to increase recreational opportunities for individuals of all ages who have special needs and abilities. The following agencies are proud to partner to make CSRI possible. Join us at one of the upcoming CSRI special events. If you are interested in being added to the CSRI email list, please send an email to csri2004@yahoo.com Aug. 29 So Long Summer Dance at The PAV 6-9pm (2324 Calumet Ave. in Hammond) Admission is free for this outdoor dance at The Pavilion at Wolf Lake. Bring a picnic and chair for an evening of dance and fun! Hammond Port Authority (219) 937-7942 2      Special Needs & General Info  14 www.townofdyer.com Dyer’s Hometown Celebration will be held on Sat. September 6th from 11am—10pm in the Jewel parking lot at US 30 & Calumet Ave. Watch for full details on the event later this year which will include: Car show, entertainment, beer garden, information booths, food vendors, etc. For more information contact (219) 865-6108. The Dyer Recycling Committee is once again holding a Town Wide Garage Sale at Northgate Park. The 2014 event will be held on Saturday, September 6th from 8am - 3pm. Spaces are available for you to sell your unused items. For an application or for more information, call (219) 865-6108 Town Wide Garage Sale The Town of Dyer Police Dept. is sponsoring Dyer’s National Night (American’s Night Out Against Crime) event on Tuesday, August 5th. Location is still to be announced. Join the community for this free event to combat crime and drugs. Dyer’s Night Out will be held from 5-8pm with a number of activities, booths, entertainment and attractions for the whole family! Make the Dyer community stronger by attending this event and meeting new people. We’re all in this together! National Night Out The Junior Leader program is a volunteer program, where young adults assist with certain programs or special events. You can pick up an application at the Dyer Parks & Recreation office. For more information please call (219) 865-2505
  • 14. Three ways to register! 1. In Person: Stop by the Dyer Town Hall, Parks and Recreation office. Cash and Checks only. Sorry, no credit cards. Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Dyer Town Hall is located on the south side of US Route 30, the 2nd building east of Hart Street. Office will be closed April 18, May 26, July 4, and Sept. 1. The office also closes periodically for staff trainings, meetings, programs, Plum Creek Center tours and periods of unexpected occurrences. Call (219) 865-2505 to confirm an office attendant. 2. Mail In: Fill out the registration form below and include fee (checks made payable to: ‘Town of Dyer’) and mail to: Dyer Parks and Recreation 1 Town Square Dyer IN 46311 3. Drop Off: Place a completed registration form (below) with proper payment in an envelope and drop it in the silver after-hours drop box located in the Dyer Town Hall parking lot. Additional registration forms are available to download from our website: http://parks.townofdyer.com Click on ‘Leisuregram’. REGISTRATION FORM PLEASE PRINT Parent or Guardian Parent or Guardian Name: Date of Birth (MM/DD/YY): Address: Daytime Telephone: City: State: Zip: Evening Telephone: E-mail: Participant’s First Name Participant’s Last Name Birthday MM/DD/YY Sex Code Program Name Shirt Size Fee WAIVER AND RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS I, the undersigned participant, or parent or guardian of a participating minor child, acknowledge the risk of personal injury, death, damage and loss associated with participation in any and all activities associated with the above program(s). I assume full risk of personal injury, death, damage and loss associated with participation in any and all activities associated with this program(s). In consideration of the permission to participate granted to me or my child or ward, I hereby release the Town of Dyer, Lake County, Indiana, the Town of Dyer Parks and Recreation Department, and their respective officers, agents, and employees, (collectively “Dyer”) from any and all actions causes of action, damages or claims which I, my heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, or my child’s/ward’s heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns, may have against Dyer for any personal injuries, death, damage, or loss resulting from, or in any way associated with, participation in this program(s). I, the undersigned participant, or parent or guardian of a participating minor child, have read this waiver and release and fully understand the terms of same and the details of the program(s). I execute this waiver and release with the full knowledge of its terms and significance. Signature: Date: (Participant or Parent or Guardian, if the participant is a minor) TOTAL: $ Note: Not all programs receive shirts Summer 2014  Program Registration & Form       15
  • 15. 2              Special Events  www.townofdyer.com 16 Enjoy some fun in the sun, a day on the Lazy River, have a splashing good time in the wave pool, or on one of the many water slides. Purchase Deep River Water Park tickets through the Dyer Parks & Recreation Department and save! Bring your own lunch (no glass or grills) and save even more! Good for the 2014 season only. No refunds. Ages: all ages Dates: May 23, 2014 - Sept 1, 2014 Park will be closed on the following dates: Aug. 18 - 22 & Aug. 25 - Aug. 29 Fee: $18.50 each (CASH ONLY!) Location: 9001 E. Lincoln Hwy. Crown Point, IN 46307 Deep River Water Park Tickets Come join us as we travel by coach bus to Fair Oaks Dairy to enjoy the farm and to watch the AMAZING South Shore Air Show! This show is sure to be the best and largest show in the nation! Adults and children will be able to enjoy a variety of activities while at Fair Oaks Dairy and view the many world-class aerial performers take to the skies. Entertainment includes the Thunderbirds, U.S. Army, U.S.A.F and the Golden Knights. Numerous vendors will be on site to offer an assortment of interactive displays, food, drink and other ground attractions. Why bother with the drive and parking fees, our coach bus will unload in a convenient area that is suitable for everyone. Bring a comfortable chair or a blanket and join us as we head on out to the farm where “PIGS FLY”. Fee covers round trip coach bus, parking and entrance to the air show. Fair Oaks Dairy offers many activities, fees may apply. Participants will be on their own for Fair Oaks tours, shows and lunch. Coolers or alcohol are not allowed. Prior registration is required and seats are limited so hurry in and sign up as a family, individual or group. Ages: all ages Day: Saturday, July 12 Time Schedule: Depart Dyer Town Hall (rear parking lot) at 9:00am Second stop in St. John between 9:20-9:30am Arrive at Fair Oaks at approx. 10:45am Depart Fair Oaks at approx. 4:30-4:45pm Fee: $20 Dyer Resident/ $22 non-resident (NO REFUNDS) Code: 1302 Limit: 40/55 South Shore Air Show at Fair Oaks Dairy Farm If you have ever been interested in taking a tour of one of the largest commercial stone quarries in the world, and would like to view the overall structure of a fossil reef-the most famous of several 410-million-year-old reefs unearthed in the Chicago area, then hurry in for your tickets. This tour is strictly for adults 18 & older and tickets are limited! Bring your camera to take some amazing photos. Don’t forget your bucket and digging tools. You will be allowed to bring home as many rocks and fossils that you are able to carry. These tickets are sure to sell out, so get yours right away! The tour takes approximately 2½-3 hours. This fee only includes the Thornton Quarry Tour. These tickets are non-refundable and paid participants must be registered no later than 15 minutes prior to the tour and sign a waiver on site from the Thornton Historical Society. If you have questions, please call Dyer Parks and Recreation at (219) 865-2505. Please do not call the Thornton Historical Society with your questions! Thornton Quarry Tour Ages: 18 & older (before Oct. 4, 2014) Day: Saturday, October 4, 2014 Time: 9:00am Limit: - / 30 Fee: $25 per ticket Location: All ticket holders will meet at St. Paul Lutheran Church 508 Chicago Rd., Thornton, IL Code: 1301 Children of all ages, join us as we kick off the 2014 Summer Fest Wednesday, June 4th at Pheasant Hills Park at 6:30pm Participants are asked to bring their bikes decorated with a patriotic theme in mind. Onsite registration will begin at 6:30pm. Bike safety will be introduced by Officer Jerry Patrick of the Dyer Police Department. Following the parade, participants will return to the stage for the awards presentation and a goodie bag will be handed out to all registered participants. All are welcome to stay for the Movie in the Park and the showing of “Frozen” that will begin at 8:30pm 2014 Dyer Parks & Recreation’s 3rd Annual Bike Parade
  • 16. The Dyer Dog Park is NOW OPEN! Located at Central Park, the three acre facility includes a small dog area and a large  dog area, complete with benches and dog waste stations. The dog park is open daily from dawn to dusk 365 days a year.   Each area of the park includes its own water fountain for the dogs   (but is only on seasonally during the warmer times of the year).   Individuals and their dogs visiting the dog park must be registered at the Dyer Town Hall Parks and Recreation office.  Please read through the dog park registration packet which includes more useful information, details on dog park             requirements, the registration forms and waiver.  The packet can be found on the website at www.townofdyer.com/parks or  at the Dyer Parks & Recreation office.                                                                                                     Note: For safety reasons, children 12 and under are not allowed in the dog park area.    DYER DOG PARK   Dog Park Annual Fees  Town of Dyer Resident  $60 1st dog  $20 additional dog  Non‐Resident*  $108 1st dog  $36 additional dog  Dog Park Memberships are non‐transferable and non‐refundable.  Membership runs through the calendar year, January 1‐December 31  Only cash and checks are accepted as forms of payment.  *Non‐resident includes unincorporated Dyer.  Summer 2014  Special Information           17 FunFlatables and Dyer Parks & Recreation are offering this specially discounted punch card (a $40 value), good for 5 Open Play Sessions at the Dyer location. Cards must be purchased through the Dyer Parks & Recreation dept. (punch cards will not be sold at the door). Please call Funflatables at (219-322-5333) for open play hours or check out their website at www.Funflatables.org. Punch card purchasing information is available by calling Dyer Parks & Recreation at (219-865-2505). FunFlatables Punch Card Ages: all ages Location: FunFlatables - Dyer 101 Joliet St.,( NW corner of US Rt. 30 & Hart St.) Fee: $25 per punch card (CASH ONLY!) Six Flags Great America Discount Tickets Don’t wait in long lines to purchase tickets at the Amusement Park. Purchase your admission tickets ahead of time and save time and money! Tickets are sold Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm in the Cash only will be accepted for these tickets. 2 & under are free and don’t need an admission ticket. These discount tickets include admission to the Amusement Park only. (Hurricane Harbor is an additional $5.00 per person, payable at the park) These tickets can be used on any day the park is open to the public between May 4 - October 27, 2014 including the Fright Fest dates this year! Discount Tickets: $42.00 each (All tickets will be available by the end of May) CELEBRATE PARKS & RECREATION MONTH! BUY A SPECIAL TICKET THAT IS ONLY VAID JULY 5-13,2014 FOR ONLY $32.00! (Cash Only) 
  • 17.               Summer Fest   Pheasant Hills Park ~ Thursday, June 5th thru Sunday, June 8th, 2014 Wednesday, June 4th Bike Parade (Decorate your Bike)……………………………………………………… 6:30pm “Movie in the Park” (Movie: “Frozen”) 8:30pm-10:30pm Thursday, June 5th 5:00pm - 10:30pm Carnival Rides by Alpine Amusement Wrist Band Special - all you can ride, $20.00......................................... 5:00pm - 10:00pm Midway Games............................................................................................................ 5:00pm - 10:00pm Food Vendors.............................................................................................................. 5:00pm - 10:30pm Beer Garden................................................................................................................ 5:00pm - 10:30pm Game of Chance ......................................................................................................... 7:00pm - 10:30pm Stage Entertainment: “A Salute to Veterns”/ Flag Ceremony………………….7:00pm Muddsharks..................................................................... 6:30pm - 10:30pm Friday, June 6th 5:00pm - 11:00pm Carnival Rides by Alpine Amusement......................................................................... 5:00pm - 11:00pm Midway Games............................................................................................................ 5:00pm - 11:00pm Food Vendors.............................................................................................................. 5:00pm - 11:00pm Beer Garden................................................................................................................ 5:00pm - 11:00pm Game of Chance ......................................................................................................... 7:00pm - 11:00pm Stage Entertainment: Nick Danger Band........................................................... 7:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday, June 7th 2:00pm - 11:30pm Carnival Rides by Alpine Amusement......................................................................... 2:00pm - 11:00pm Wrist Band Special - all you can ride, $20.00......................................... 2:00pm - 6:00pm Midway Games............................................................................................................ 2:00pm - 11:00pm Food Vendors.............................................................................................................. 2:00pm - 11:30pm Beer Garden................................................................................................................ 2:00pm - 11:30pm Game of Chance ......................................................................................................... 7:00pm - 11:30pm Stage Entertainment: Dyer Wind Ensemble ...................................................... 3:00pm - 4:00pm The Relics ........................................................................ 7:30pm - 11:30pm Sunday, June 8th 1:00pm - 10:00pm Carnival Rides by Alpine Amusement......................................................................... 1:00pm - 9:00pm Wrist Band Special - all you can ride, $20.00......................................... 1:00pm - 5:00pm “Last Blast Special” - all you can ride, $15.00........................................ 6:00pm - 9:00pm Midway Games............................................................................................................ 1:00pm - 9:00pm Food Vendors.............................................................................................................. 1:00pm - 10:00pm Beer Garden................................................................................................................ 1:00pm - 10:00pm Bean Bag Tournament ............................................................................................... 4:00pm Game of Chance ......................................................................................................... 5:00pm - 9:00pm Stage Entertainment:................................................................................................... 5’N’Time ........................................................................... 2:00pm - 5:00pm Sound Connection.......................................................... 5:30pm - 9:00pm Fireworks Display ........................................................... 9:00pm schedule subject to change Gaming License # Pending 18 2014 Modern Machine and Grinding, INC. Gineris & Associates, LTD. Sponsored by: 
  • 18. Sunday, July 27~ 6pm Chicago Outskirts The Chicago Outskirts is a seventeen piece jazz ensemble comprised entirely of women from the Chicago area. The band has been playing together since 2003. The main purpose for forming the band was to give women jazz musicians in the area an opportunity to play big band jazz. The group hopes to provide encouragement to young women still in school who have a desire to pursue a vocation, or even a serious hobby, playing instrumental jazz. So come out and hear the smooth sounds of jazz as you relax in the sun! Come out to Elmer Miller Park, immediately behind Town Hall for the free Concerts in the Park! Bring a lawn chair and your picnic baskets! Sunday, June 22 ~ 6pm Dave Alamillo Dave Alamillo is a gifted performer who’s honed his skills through years of performance and dedicated study. He’s been an established and highly respected musician on the local scene for many years. He is also one of the founding members of the musical group Monterrey. He performs a variety of musical genres such as: Contemporary, Rock, R. & B., Ballads, Latin, Ethnic Classics, & Novelty. Dave does not consider himself a soloist, but a one-man band. Sunday, August 24 ~ 6pm The Sting Rays Everyone LOVES the StingRays Rock & Roll, from Rockability-tons of Sixities- to the 70s. Their music, great rapport with audiences and look & moves, have made them festival favorites throughout the Midwest- filling dance floors (and lawns) the entire night. They’re passionate about Rock & Roll and play it authentically. Excellent musicians and popular with crowds, they’ve opened for some of the greatest names in Rock & Roll and have recorded two popular CDs, Electric Sea and Walk the Plank.
  • 19. Town of Dyer Parks & Recreation 1 Town Square Dyer IN 46311 (219) 865-2505 www.townofdyer.com Postal Customer Dyer, IN 46311 PRESORTED STANDARD ECRWSS U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT NO. 2 DYER, IN Watch for your 2014 Fall Leisuregram coming out in mid-August! Summer 2014 ○ Dyer Parks & Recreation        425 Joliet Street Suite 311         Dyer, Indiana 46311       219‐865‐6555                  Dentistry in a friendly and relaxed setting              Dr. Smith and Sandy appreciate the trust and confidence our patients place in us.    Dr. Smith is honored to work with‐and provide dental care for‐many people who share his love of Dyer and  who work together to make it a better place to live, work and play. He believes as a dentist and Dyer resident  it is not just about oral health, but total health of the body and of the community in which we live.    In 2012, Dr. Smith was selected by a panel of judges from entrees submitted from all over Indiana to receive  the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Larry A. Conrad Civic Service Award for   outstanding contributions to the town of Dyer.    He also received the Kris Thomas Community Enhancement Award; named after Kris   Thomas, an original member of the Dyer Enhancement Team who refused to let her battle with health   problems stop her from helping others and making Dyer a better place for all. The award recognizes those who  exemplify her ideals and her love for the Dyer community.