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The McFun 2010 Summer Program is a cooperative endeavor between the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department, the McAllen Independent School District, the McAllen Memorial Library, and the ...

The McFun 2010 Summer Program is a cooperative endeavor between the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department, the McAllen Independent School District, the McAllen Memorial Library, and the International Museum of Art & Science. These partnerships allow the Parks and Recreation Department to satisfy the recreational needs of its citizens, while maximizing the use of public facilities.

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  • 1. McAllen City Hall Aquatics Youth Programs Quinta Mazatlan 4th of July Athletics Municipal Pool IMAS Movies in the Park Senior & Adult Programs Other Programs Presented by McAllen Parks and Recreation Department 1000 South Ware Rd. McAllen, TX 78501 • (956) 681-3333 • email: parks@mcallen.net Register at www.mcallen.net
  • 2. DIRECTORY OFFICES & SITES McAllen Parks & Recreation Department 1000 S. Ware Road (956) 681-3333 Lark Community Center 2601 Lark Avenue (956) 681-3340 Las Palmas Community Center 1921 N. 25th Street (956) 681-3350 Palm View Community Center 3401 Jordan Road (956) 681-3360 Quinta Mazatlan Nature Center 600 Sunset Ave. (956) 681-3370 The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department is proud to bring you McAllen Convention Center another exciting summer of programs, activities and events for the entire family. 700 Convention Center Blvd. (956) 681-3800 International Museum of Arts & Science The McFun 2010 Summer Program is a cooperative endeavor between 1900 Nolana (956) 682-1564 the City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department, the McAllen Independent School District, the McAllen Memorial Library, McAllen Memorial Library 601 N. Main Street (956) 688-3300 and the International Museum of Art & Science. These partnerships allow the Parks and Recreation Department Palm View Golf Course to satisfy the recreational needs of its citizens, 2699 S. Ware Road (956) 681-3444 while maximizing the use of public facilities. McAllen Boys & Girls Clubs 2620 W. Galveston Avenue (956) 682-3581 McAllen, Texas - Selected for the 2011 Texas Recreation 4501 N. 34th Street (956) 687-3910 and Parks Society Institute - GO TRAPS! McAllen Youth Soccer Association 4313 N. 10th Avenue (956) 631-0431 McAllen Chamber of Commerce CITY OF McALLEN ELECTED OFFICIALS 1200 Ash Avenue (956) 682-2871 McAllen Independent School District 2000 N. 23rd Street (956) 618-6000 McAllen Express 1501 W. Highway 83 (956) 681-3500 Richard Cortez Scott Crane MARCUS BARRERA HILDA SALINAS AIDA RAMIREZ JOHN INGRAM JIM DARLING MAYOR COMMISSIONER COMMISSIONER Mayor Pro-Tem Mayor Pro-Tem COMMISSIONER COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 1 DISTRICT 2 COMMISSIONER COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 5 DISTRICT 6 McAllen City Hall DISTRICT 3 DISTRICT 4 1300 Houston (956) 681-1000 PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD Donna Rodriguez- Chair Veronica Galligan Morgan Talbot AQUATIC FACILITIES Municipal Pool Jim Ramon - Vice-Chair Kay Jancik Poppy Rodriguez - Ex-Officio, McAllen ISD 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd (956) 681-3387 Rolando Ayala Joe Gonzalez Laura Reagan-Porras - Ex-Officio, Joe Brown Brian Lewis Boys & Girls Club Boys Club Municipal Pool Valerie Calvillo Larry Safir 617 S. 27th Street (956) 681-3386 Armando Salinas Floyd Seale Los Encinos Pool PARKS AND RECREATION STAFF 3300 Sarah Avenue (956) 681-3384 AdministrAtion: Lark community center: Cascade Pool director, sally Gavlik manager, rosemary Fuentes 1000 S. Bales Road (956) 681-3385 management Assistant, monica montilla supervisor of recreation, Jorge Alanis supervisor of Accounts, Gracie Garza Las palmas community center: McFUN BUS TRANSPORTATION recreAtion: manager, samm mercado 2010 Summer Program participants will be able to deputy director - mike Hernandez supervisor of recreation, sarai Garcia travel to recreation sites and swimming pools using superintendent of recreation, rick Krauss McAllen Express. Persons 17 years and younger can superintendent of Aquatics, Josh stockel palm View community center: ride the buses at NO CHARGE using the McFun Fare marketing & special events coordinator, shane stockton Bus Pass, if they are enrolled in any McAllen Parks manager, Ana romero and Recreation Program. Check the bus routes for supervisor of recreation, Victor Ayala locations and times. Follows regular bus routes. operAtions: Passes will be issued upon request, at the time of deputy director - dave melaas Quinta mazatlan: registration. If you are using mail-in registration, just superintendent of parks, Brad Bentsen manager, colleen Hook request a pass, and it will be sent to you in the mail. Assistant superintendent of parks, Ken Krause supervisor of recreation, Gaby torres superintendent of Building maintenance, richard martinez supervisor of recreation, Leslie Ann Howland BACK COVER PHOTO: supervisor of recreation, Assalia Belmares Special thanks to Black Dragon Cruises 1 of Port Isabel, Texas
  • 3. LITTLE MISS FOURTH OF JULY PAGEANT The City of McAllen Parks & Recreation Department will host its Little Miss Fourth of July Pageant Saturday, June 19, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., at the Palm View Community Center (3401 Jordan). The pageant is open to PRESENTED BY any Valley Residents who are 5 & 6 years old as of July 1, 2010 (10 entries min.). Register early, last day to register (no exceptions) will be Wednesday, June 16th at 7:00 p.m. Participants will be judged on an interview, talent and modeling in western wear. Entry forms are available at Palm View Community Center. If you need additional information, please call d vide 681-3360. No mail-in registration will be pro vities ream esti accepted for this activity. Please register at Ice C rk f Palm View Community Center. Free cher Pa FEE: $20 82nd Anniversary at A r CLASS #: 310046.00 of McAllen’s FOURTH OF JULY PARADE Fourth of July Presented by Shell Exploration Celebration & Production Celebrate America’s Independence by participating in McAllen’s 82nd Annual Fourth of July Parade. Join us in honoring the individuals who have protected our freedom, yesterday and today! Patriotic groups, marching bands, clubs & entertainers are encouraged to enter a float or walk along. All Veterans’ Organizations are invited to march in the Parade. Trophies will be awarded. Entry deadline is June 23, 2010. Pick up/drop off entries at the Parks and Recreation Office on South Ware Road. There is a $40 fee for all commercial entries. All other entries are FREE. For information call 681-3333. THE PARADE WILL BE HELD Saturday, July 3rd, at 9:00 A.M. This year’s theme is: ”Freedom:AnAmericanTreasure” ARCHER PARK FESTIVITIES Presented by IBC Bank Join us from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 3rd, for arts & crafts, concessions, games...fun for the whole family. Come join us for a live karaoke PROUD SPONSORS contest at the gazebo and compete to win two round trip tickets to Orlando, Florida! Space is limited so please contact 681-3333 for more information. FOURTH OF JULY CONCERT IN THE SKY FOURTH OF JULY Don’t miss the Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display at McAllen’s Municipal Park (2100 Tamarack). PUBLIC SWIM & POOL GAMES Join the McAllen Parks and Recreation Department, Public swim will be available from 1:00 p.m. Saturday evening, for a delight of sight and sound. to 6:00 p.m. at Municipal Swimming Pool. This year’s exhibit is sure to be a blast!!! The Fireworks Beat the summer heat with fun and games begin at approximately 9:00 p.m., Saturday, July 3rd. at the pool. 2
  • 4. PRE-SCHOOL (3,4 & 5 yr. olds) This program will help children make the physical and mental adjustment of submerging their faces under water and holding their breath without discomfort. Once they pass this stage, they are taught to float on their front and back and progress to arm strokes. YOUTH (6-14 yr. olds) A standard American Red Cross advancement program will be taught. Instruction for Beginning Swimmers through Advanced Swimmers is scheduled at all class times. GUS & GOLDIE LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM GUS & GOLDIE The most popular swimming program in the ADULT & TEEN LEARN-TO-SWIM LEARN-TO-SWIM PROGRAM Rio Grande Valley is back! Join Gus & Goldie The individual is taken through a series of PROUD SPONSORS progressive steps, allowing everyone to learn and learn important water safety skills. Pre- at their own pace. Class sizes are limited. registration is required for all swimming Session dates are the same as the Gus & classes. Classes are held Monday through Goldie Learn-to-Swim Program. Friday. Participants will receive an official Gus & Goldie t-shirt for each session attended. DATES: ADAPTIVE AQUATICS This aquatics class is designed for students Session 1: June 14 - June 25 with special needs. Trained instructors will Session 2: July 5 - July 16 introduce and guide students in exciting Session 3: July 19 - July 30 water activities and skills. Classes are offered Session 4: August 2 - August 13 for participants age 6 and older. FEE: $25.00/resident • $35.00/non-resident PARENT/BABY WATER ORIENTATION (6 mo. - 2 yrs. 11 mo.) Introduces the infant or toddler to the pleasures of water. The parent is instructed in techniques for teaching their child fundamental water skills. At least one parent per child will be strictly enforced. All persons must wear swimming suits. Lined swim diapers are required for infants. Swim diapers are available for purchase at all City of McAllen pools. 3
  • 5. Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 PARENT/BABY June 14 - 25 July 5 - 16 July 19 - 30 August 2 - 13 Municipal Swimming Pool Class 1 - 9:10 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 340011-M1 440011-M1 540011-M1 640011-M1 Class 2 - 9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. 340011-M2 440011-M2 540011-M2 640011-M2 Class 3 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 340011-M3 440011-M3 540011-M3 640011-M3 Class 4 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 340011-M4 440011-M4 540011-M4 640011-M4 Class 5 - 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 340011-M5 440011-M5 540011-M5 640011-M5 Class 6 - 7:50 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. 340011-M6 440011-M6 540011-M6 640011-M6 Los Encinos Pool Class 1 - 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 340111-E1 440111-E1 540111-E1 640111-E1 Class 2 - 10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 340111-E2 440111-E2 540111-E2 640111-E2 Class 3 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 340111-E3 440111-E3 540111-E3 640111-E3 Class 4 - 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 340111-E4 440111-E4 540111-E4 640111-E4 PRESCHOOL Municipal Swimming Pool Class 1 - 9:10 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 340022-M1 440022-M1 540022-M1 640022-M1 Class 2 - 9:50 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. 340022-M2 440022-M2 540022-M2 640022-M2 Class 3 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 340022-M3 440022-M3 540022-M3 640022-M3 Class 4 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 340022-M4 440022-M4 540022-M4 640022-M4 Class 5 - 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 340022-M5 440022-M5 540022-M5 640022-M5 Class 6 - 7:50 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. 340022-M6 440022-M6 540022-M6 640022-M6 Los Encinos Pool Class 1 - 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 340122-E1 440122-E1 540122-E1 640122-E1 Class 2 - 10:10 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. 340122-E2 440122-E2 540122-E2 640122-E2 Class 3 - 10:50 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 340122-E3 440122-E3 540122-E3 640122-E3 Class 4 - 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 340122-E4 440122-E4 540122-E4 640122-E4 Class 5 - 7:10 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. 340122-E5 440122-E5 540122-E5 640122-E5 Class 6 - 7:50 p.m. - 8:20 p.m. 340122-E6 440122-E6 540122-E6 640122-E6 Boys Club Municipal Pool Class 1 - 10:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. 340222-B3 440222-B3 540222-B3 640222-B3 YOUTH Municipal Swimming Pool Class 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 340036-M1 440036-M1 540036-M1 640036-M1 Class 2 - 9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 340036-M2 440036-M2 540036-M2 640036-M2 Class 3 - 10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 340036-M3 440036-M3 540036-M3 640036-M3 Class 4 - 6:15 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. 340036-M4 440036-M4 540036-M4 640036-M4 Class 5 - 7:05 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 340036-M5 440036-M5 540036-M5 640036-M5 Class 6 - 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m. 340036-M6 440036-M6 540036-M6 640036-M6 Los Encinos Pool Class 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. 340136-E1 440136-E1 540136-E1 640136-E1 Class 2 - 9:50 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 340136-E2 440136-E2 540136-E2 640136-E2 Class 3 - 10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. 340136-E3 440136-E3 540136-E3 640136-E3 Class 4 - 6:15 p.m. - 6:55 p.m. 340136-E4 440136-E4 540136-E4 640136-E4 Class 5 - 7:05 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 340136-E5 440136-E5 540136-E5 640136-E5 Class 6 - 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m. 340136-E6 440136-E6 540136-E6 640136-E6 Boys Club Municipal Pool Class 1 - 8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. 340236-B1 440236-B1 540236-B1 640236-B1 Class 2 - 9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 340236-B2 440236-B2 540236-B2 640236-B2 Class 3 - 10:10 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. 340236-B3 440236-B3 540236-B3 640236-B3 ADULT & TEENS Municipal Swimming Pool Class 1 - 7:55 p.m. - 8:35 p.m. 340048-M1 440048-M1 540048-M1 640048-M1 Los Encinos Pool Class 1 - 7:05 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 340148-E1 440148-E1 540148-E1 640148-E1 ADAPTED AQUATICS Boys Club Municipal Pool Class 1 - 11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. 340236-B4 440236-B4 540236-B4 640236-B4 4
  • 6. PUBLIC SWIM, LAP SWIM & WATER AEROBICS Swimming Pools will be open to the Public, beginning May 31st through August 22nd. Municipal Pool & Los Encinos Pool will remain open on weekends, through September 13th. All swimmers must wear appropriate swim attire; NO CUT OFFS, GYM SHORTS OR LEOTARDS. BOARD SHORTS WITH DRAWSTRINGS ARE ALLOWED. LINED SWIM DIAPERS OR SWIMMING SUITS ARE NECESSARY FOR INFANTS. NO DIAPERS CAMP CASCADE SPRINGBOARD DIVING OR DISPOSABLE SWIM DIAPERS ALLOWED. Are you ready for a whale of a time? A qualified instructor will teach many of the Children age 3 & under are free with an This camp is great for those swimmers who basic dives and take participants through adult. can’t get enough of the water and want a series of progressively more challenging game time too!! Each camper will get to competitive dives. You will also learn how LAP SWIMMING - Lap swimming is available participate and learn a variety of aquatic diving competition works. This class is for for those who want to exercise and swim at activities including canoeing, snorkeling, beginners, as well as, advanced divers. Class their own pace. No children allowed. advanced swimming, diving and water safety size is limited. WATER AEROBICS - This program will consist skills. You’ll also get to learn outdoor sports, of light warm-up exercises in shallow water, such as volleyball, softball and much more. PLACE: Nikki Rowe Natatorium working up to more vigorous aerobic actions. See you there! TIME: Mon. - Fri.: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ability to swim is not required. No children Pre-Requisite: Swimming ability required. DATES: Session 1: June 14 - June 25 allowed. Class # 340540.L1 Session 2: June 28 - July 9 Class # 440540.L1 Public Swimming Session 3: July 12 - July 23 MUNICIPAL Class # 540540.L1 M-F: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. AGE: 8 - 17 years Sat. & Sun.: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FEE: $20/residents; $30/non-residents $2 - Passes are available - $15 for 10 visits. CASCADE LIFEGUARD/SWIM M-F: 7:15 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. INSTRUCTOR APPRENTICE Sat.: 7:15 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. This class is for those persons who have the $1 swimming skills and knowledge to pass LOS ENCINOS the lifeguard training skills and teach or M-F: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. assist instructors, but do not meet the age Sat. & Sun.: 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. requirement. Upon successful completion $1 of the class, individuals will be eligible to PLACE: Cascade Swimming Pool become “apprentice lifeguards” for the City of Lap Swimming 2 1/2 Miles S. 10th Street McAllen. These individuals may aid lifeguards MUNICIPAL TIME: Tuesday - Friday; and swim instructors in their normal daily Daily: 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. operations at the pools. $1 DATES: Session 1: June 15 - June 25 Pre-Requisites: Excellent swimming ability Class # 340956.C1 BOYS CLUB MUNICIPAL and positive attitude. M-F: 5:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Session 2: July 6 - July 16 $1 Class # 440956.C1 PLACE: Cascade Swimming Pool Session 3: July 20 - July 30 DATES: June 15 - June 25 (Tuesday - Friday) NIKKI ROWE NATATORIUM Class # 540956.C1 M-F: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. TIMES: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $1 AGE: 8 - 15 yrs. AGE: 13 - 15 year olds FEE: $40/resident • $60/non-resident FEE: $30 (Includes materials & t-shirt) Water Aerobics All Campers will receive CLASS #: 340977-B1 a Camp Cascade T-Shirt! CASCADE M-F: 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. $1 Note: Program runs June 1st- August 6th. 5
  • 7. SUMMER DAYS AT LARK Ages 8 - 9 The Parks and Recreation Department is Media Magic 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. proud to offer summer camps for children. Outdoor Sports 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. All camps will feature a variety of educational Crafty Kids 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. and athletic activities tailored to match each Painting/Drawing 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. of the “Treasure Chest of Adventure!” themes. Indoor Sports 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Each course offered as part of each camp is Mad Scientist 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. approximately one hour long. Breakfast & Game Time 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. lunch is available to all participants through the McAllen I.S.D. Summertime Food Session 1: 370906.02 Program. Session 2: 370906.05 Session 3: 470906.02 PLACE: Lark Community Center, Session 4: 570906.02 2601 Lark Avenue Session 5: 670906.02 TIMES: Mon. - Fri.: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. FEE: $120.00 resident per camp Ages 10 - 12 $170.00 non-resident per camp Crafty Kids 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Session 2 Mini-Session Media Magic 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. $60.00 resident per camp Outdoor Sports 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. $85.00 non-resident per camp Indoor Sports 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Mad Scientist 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. FREE M.I.S.D. Breakfast: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Painting/Drawing 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. FREE M.I.S.D. Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Game Time 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Parent Pick-Up (Celebration Hall): 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Session 1: 370906.03 Session 2: 370906.06 Session 3: 470906.03 CAMP DATES Session 4: 570906.03 Session I: Ahoy Matey! June 14 - 25 Session 5: 670906.03 Session II: Anchors Away June 28 - July 2 Session III: Treasure Hunt July 6 - 16 Session IV: On the Crow’s Nest July 19 - 30 Session V: X Marks the Spot August 2 - 13 Ages 5 - 7 Outdoor Sports 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Crafty Kids 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Media Magic 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Mad Scientist 1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. Painting/Drawing 2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Indoor Sports 3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. Game Time 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Session 1: 370906.01 Session 2: 370906.04 Session 3: 470906.01 Session 4: 570906.01 Session 5: 670906.01 6
  • 8. YOUTH EVENING PROGRAMS This 3 week program meets twice a week. Classes for 3 - 6 year olds are 30 minutes long and classes for 7 and up are 45 minutes long. Fees listed are per session. Classes are held at Lark Community Center (LCC), Las Palmas Community Center (LPCC) and Palm View Community Center (PVCC). session 1 June 14 - July 2 FEES: session 2 July 6 - 23 $15/resident • $25/non-resident - 30 min. class session 3 July 26 - August 13 $20/resident • $30/non-resident - 45-60 min. class CLASS DESCRIPTIONS Program Location Ages Dates Times Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Ballet & Twinkle Toes - 1st position, 2nd position, Ballet Lpcc 3&4 m&W 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 390032.i1 490032.i1 590032.i1 now pirouette. Give your child an introductory 5&6 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 390033.i1 490033.i1 590033.i1 class to ballet. 7-12 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. 390036.i1 490036.i1 590036.i1 Basketball Skills & Drills - Learn the basics of Folklorico Lpcc 3&4 m&W 5:00 - 5:30 p.m. 390042.i1 490042.i1 590042.i1 basketball. Dribbling, passing, shooting and 5&6 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 390043.i1 490043.i1 590043.i1 footwork are the biggest components and will 7-13 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. 390046.i1 490046.i1 590046.i1 be taught in a fun setting. Advanced Folklorico Lpcc 8-17 m&W 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. 390056.i1 490056.i1 590056.i1 Beginning Chess - Learn basic strategies and Hands on Art Lpcc 3-6 m&W 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 390227.i1 490227.i1 590227.i1 movements for both white and black pieces, 7-12 5:15 - 6:00 p.m. 390227.i2 490227.i2 590227.i2 players will learn timed play as well as non- Jazz Lpcc 7-12 t&tH 5:15 - 6:00 p.m. 390026.i1 490026.i1 590026.i1 timed play. Folklorico - In this class, you will learn many 3-4 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 390022.i1 490022.i1 590022.i1 different styles of traditional Mexican dance 5-6 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. 390023.i1 490023.i1 590023.i1 and choreography. Kids in the Kitchen Lpcc 7-12 t&tH 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. 390276.H1 490276.H1 590276.H1 Hands on Art & Mini Masterpieces - Get your music mania Lpcc 7-12 t&tH 6:15 - 7:00 p.m. 390546.H2 490546.H2 590546.H2 hands dirty with paint, glitter and glue. Enjoy tumbling Lpcc 3&4 t&tH 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. 390352.i1 490352.i1 590352.i1 weekly projects from sewing to sketching. 5&6 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 390353.i1 490353.i1 590353.i1 Jazz -Smile, shake and strut! Enjoy an intro 7-12 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. 390356.i1 490356.i1 590356.i1 to dance steps with a variety of music from Beginning chess pVcc 7-11 t&tH 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. 370216.H1 470216.H1 570216.H1 across the decades. 12-15 6:45 - 7:30 p.m. 370216.H2 470216.H2 570216.H2 Kids Aerobics - Put away that remote control mini-masterpieces pVcc 7-12 t&tH 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. 370176.H1 470176.H1 570176.H1 and put on your tennis shoes. With this class 4-6 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. 370173.H1 470173.H1 570173.H1 you will join others in a crusade to promote mat-cercise pVcc 4-6 t&tH 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 370352.H1 470352.H1 570352.H1 fitness in your daily life. 7-12 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. 370353.H1 470353.H1 570353.H1 Kids in the Kitchen - Become a great chef! twinkle toes pVcc 2 yrs. m&W 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 370332.H1 470332.H1 570032.H1 Experience educational nutritional lectures, 2 yrs. 6:30 - 7:00 p.m. 370332.H2 470332.H2 570032.H2 food preparation and kitchen safety. 3-6 7:00 - 7:30 p.m. 370333.H1 470333.H1 570033.H1 Music Mania - For the music beginner! Learn Basketball skills Lcc 6-7 m&W 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 380343.i1 480343.i1 580343.i1 rhythm, keyboarding, voice and music theory! 8-12 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. 380346.i1 480346.i1 580346.i1 Tumbling & Mat-cercise - Learn basic tumbling Kids Aerobics Lcc 3-5 m&W 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 380462.H1 480462.H1 580462.H1 skills including forward rolls, back handsprings, and proper stretching techniques. 6-13 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. 380446.H1 480466.H1 580466.H1 SUPERVISED PLAYGROUND & GYMNASIUM PROGRAM Warm summer days with loads of fun at the Parks and Recreation Department’s excellent playground and gymnasium programs. Local field trips and city-wide special events add up to a wonderful summer. A variety of events and activities are planned for the summer. Children with Special Needs will be accommodated at the Milam Elementary School playground location. The program will conclude with Super Friday, a day of food, games, swimming and fun at Cascade Park and Pool on Friday, August 13th. GYMNASIUM LOCATIONS PLAYGROUND LOCATIONS times: monday through Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Alvarez elementary school - 2606 Gumwood Avenue AGes: 5 - 12 years for gym program Bonham elementary school - 2400 Jordan road Fees: Free Gonzalez elementary school - 201 e. martin Avenue milam elementary school - 3800 n. main street dAtes: Lincoln middle school - 1601 n. 27th street Los encinos community police center - 3221 olga Ave. session 1 - June 14 - August 13 class # 960996.t1 times: monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fossum middle school - 7800 n. Ware rd Fee: none session 1 - June 14 - August 13 class # 960996.B1 AGes: 5 - 12 years for playground program dAtes: June 14 - August 13, 2010 reGistrAtion: on site (no need to pre-register, however parental/guardian information is required.) 7
  • 9. SUMMER THEATER This Summer Theater program will include the rehearsal and performance of a full theatrical play and a musical, including all aspects of technical production. We are looking for a maximum “company” of 65 (cast & crew). Performances will be held at the McAllen Auditorium on July 30th & 31st. Auditions involve singing, reading and movement; but there is no need to prepare. Even if you are only seeking a crew position, you MUST attend. AUdition: June 14 & 15, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. pLAce: Las palmas community center reHeArsALs: June 14 - July 30 monday - Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. sHoW dAtes: July 30 & 31 AGes: 8 - 14 (adult assistance welcomed) FEE: $40/residents • $65/non-residents (includes t-shirt) cLAss #: 361606.L1 CHEER & TUMBLING CAMP TEEN TIME Show your spirit and join the best Cheer Camp around! You will Are you a teenager looking to do something fun and exciting this learn many types of chants, cheers, jumps and stunts to make you summer? Take advantage of the many activities offered through the the best cheerleader ever. On the last day of camp show off all Palm View Community Center’s Teen Time program. Activities include you have learned for your family. (Bring snack and drink if you get art, indoor and outdoor sports, dance, acting, cooking and games. Try hungry when you cheer.) new things, hang out with your friends and make new ones. Above all, enjoy a summer of fun! Field Trip Fridays are awarded through FEE: $30/resident • $40/non-resident per session a point system. Guest speakers introduce you to the community. A AGES: 6-7, 8-10, 11-15 t-shirt is included for all participants. The program is open to students PLACE: Brown Middle School entering 6th graders through 16 years old. Groups will be divided by TIMES: Monday - Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. age. Age groups are: 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15/16 There are limited spots (Open play from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in each age group. Contact Palm View Community Center at (956) Instruction begins at 1:00 p.m.) 681-3360 for more information. Age 6-7 Age 8-10 Age 11-15 dAtes: session 1 June 14 - 25 361556.K1 361556.K2 361556.K3 AGES: 6th grade to 16 years session 2 June 28 - Jul 9 461556.K1 461556.K2 461556.K3 PLACE: Palm View Community Center session 3 July 12 - July 23 561556.K1 561556.K2 561556.K3 DATES: Monday-Thursday TIMES: 1:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. session 4 July 26 - August 6 661556.K1 661556.K2 661556.K3 POINT SYSTEM FRIDAY TRIP TIMES: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. FEE: $15/resident • $25/non-resident per session REGISTRATION: SPORTS SPECTACULAR CAMP No mail-in or online registration will be accepted “Let’s Get It Started!” Join us in a morning of supervised activities for this program. Please register in person at and sports sure to get your child up and in gear. Three hours of Palm View Community Center. competitive play with the focus on team sports and organized games. Each day will be divided into three sessions featuring a wide variety dAtes: session 1 June 14 - 25 of activities including old favorites such as baseball, basketball, session 2 June 28 - July 9 volleyball, and soccer, and new sports like dodgeball, badminton, session 3 July 12 - July 23 kickball, floor hockey, and many more. If you want to get out and session 4 July 26 - August 6 be active this summer, the Sports Spectacular is the place to get it started. DANCE CAMP Come learn the newest and coolest dance moves to the hottest LOCATION: Palm View Community Center music in town. Dance camp will teach you Drill Team, Ballet, Jazz DATES: Monday - Friday and Pop style dances. Come join us for all the fun. (Bring a snack and drink if you get hungry when you dance.) session dAtes: session 1: June 14 - 25 session 2: June 28 - July 9 session 3: July 12 - July 23 session 4: July 26 - August 6 FEE: $30/resident • $40/non-resident AGES: 6-7, 8-10, 11-15 TIMES: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FEE: $40/resident • $60/non-resident PLACE: Brown Middle School session 1 session 2 session 3 session 4 TIMES: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ages 4-6 370982.L1 470982.L1 570982.L1 670982.L1 (Open play from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Ages 7-9 370983.L1 470983.L1 570983.L1 670983.L1 Instruction begins at 9:00 a.m.) Ages 10-12 370984.L1 470984.L1 570984.L1 670984.L1 Age 6-7 Age 8-10 Age 11-15 dAtes: session 1 June 14 - 25 361506.K1 361506.K2 361506.K3 session 2 June 28 - July 9 461506.K1 461506.K2 461506.K3 session 3 July 12 - July 23 561506.K1 561506.K2 561506.K3 session 4 July 26 - August 6 661506.K1 661506.K2 661506.K3 8
  • 10. QUINTA MAZATLAN McAllen Wing of the World Birding Center 600 Sunset Drive in McAllen • 956-681-3370 www.quintamazatlan.com OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Thursday Family Nights until dark DIREC TIONS: take exp. 83 to 10th st. exit. travel south on 10th st. turn east on sunset (Hotel on corner). proceed along sunset to Quinta mazatlan gates with parking out front. FUN!!! SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT Using Forensics - Wildlife Crime Scene Become a crime scene investigator! Recreate crime scenes, track down suspects, piece together clues and help solve crimes against wildlife! LIVE BIRDS OF PREY SHOW Session 2: July 20-23 Class #: 362022.03 By “Last Chance Forever” from San Antonio, TX Art in Nature - Level II Thursday, June 10, 2010 Create artwork based on forms found in nature. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Use natural materials like clay, stone, and natural Free Family Fun and education pigments to create a masterpiece! for All Ages!!! Sponsored by Dr. Chris A. Freels Orthodontics Session 2: August 3-6 Class #: 362022.04 NATURE DISCOVERY CAMP THURSDAY EVENING EXPLORATION A unique experience every week! A combination Bring the family from July thru August for evening STORY & STROLL of indoor and outdoor adventure, games, wildlife Children will enjoy listening to a short story about nature talks and walks. Summer Series sponsored by exploration, scavenger hunts, science and art. birds, plants, and other wildlife followed by a stroll Dr. Chris A. Freels Orthodontics in our Thornforest! AdVAnce reGistrAtion: required (on-line or in person) reserVAtion: no Advance registration required. FEE: $40 per child per camp (Residents) • $60 (Non-Residents) reserVAtion: no Advance registration required. Fee: $2.00 adults, $1.00 children & seniors time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee: $2.00 adult, $1.00 children & seniors (Free with membership) dAtes: 8 unique camps (one week each - tuesday to Friday) in June, (free with membership) time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. July and August time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. dAte: thursday evenings note: Bring a light snack, water, bug spray, hat, sunscreen and tennis dAtes: saturday afternoons (June - August) AGes: All ages shoes to camp. AGes: children ages 4 to 8 June 17 “Scavenger Hunt” through our Thornforest Ages 6-8 June 24 Captain Crab & the Clean Beach Patrol June 19 My Nest is Best by P.D. Eastman Texas Wildlife Rangers July 1 Gladys Porter Zoo Animal Ambassadors Mr. Bird thinks his nest is the best—until Mrs. Bird Texas plants, animals, and even Texas dinosaurs! July 8 “Thornforest Theatre” on the Trails tells him he’s wrong. After trying to find the perfect Learn all about them and how it’s all connected. July 15 Meet the Lorax, Dr. Seuss’ environmental friend! home, she realizes their old nest was best after all. Session 1: June 15-18 Class #: 362021.01 July 22 Lucas Miller “Singing Zoologist” June 26 There was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea July 29 LIVE Reptiles with Danny Conner by Jennifer Ward 2, 4, 6, 8 Who will we investigate! August 5 “A Jurassic Evening” with the famous A story about a coyote that swallows a flea & other Take a tour on four fabulous adventures down into Dinosaur George, of the History Channel . animals. Come read about what else he swallows! the world of crawly creatures! Don’t miss out as we July 3 Feathers for Lunch by Loise Ehlert discover the Thornforest! Children will be sent on a fun backyard adventure Session 1: June 29 - July 2 Class #: 362021.02 JUNIOR MASTER GARDENER as a sneaky cat tries to catch tasty birds for lunch. A Kids, Become a Wildlife Gardener Today! wonderful introduction to bird-watching! Tree-tectives! - Investigating the Environment July 10 Stellaluna by Janell Cannon through Trees reserVAtion: no Advance registration required. An incredible short story about a baby bat that is Explore the benefits of trees. Uncover decomposers, (unless bringing a large group-please call) separated from her mother and is raised by birds. listen to soil stories, play games and create tree art! Fee: $5.00 per student (supplies included) July 17 Life in the Slow Lane - A Desert Tortoise Tale Session 2: July 13-16 Class #: 362021.03 time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. by Conrad J. Storad AGes: recommended 2nd to 5th grade Is life in the “slow lane” really better? Learn about a Art in Nature - Level One dAtes: 3rd saturday of the month tortoise and its adaptations to survive in the desert. Bring the wonders of the wild to canvas. Learn note: Gardening series continues through december 3rd July 24 BIRDS by Kevin Henkes techniques with materials from our Thornforest! Children will enjoy this picture book with pages of Session 2: July 27-30 Class #: 362021.04 June 19 Outdoors with Forest Friends colorful birds in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Celebrate “Great Outdoors Month”! Learn about July 31 Flower Garden by Eva Bunting Ages 9-12 the life cycle of insects, and investigate how bats Enjoy the rhyming text and illustrations that evoke Ecstatic About Energy! navigate and find food. Students will paint a bat the excitement and love associated with flowers, Discover the science of energy while having an house to take home! birthdays, and surprises. electrifying time exploring the forest. Engage in fun August 7 Duck & Goose by Tad Hills experiments using magnets, batteries, and the Sun. July 17 What’s on the Menu for Wildlife? Children will learn about sharing & caring with this Session 1: June 22-25 Class #: 362022.01 Hike our trails and identify wildlife food sources. fun book about a duck & goose who find an egg. Create a “Critter Menu” & Bird Buffet to take home! “Into the Wild” – An Outdoor Living Skills Camp Learn how to live off the land! Learn animal tracking August 21 Mr. McGregor & Peter Rabbit techniques and conquer your fear of getting lost by It’s time for Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregor to sharpening your navigation and orienteering skills. understand different points of view. Explore the use Session 1: July 6-9 Class #: 362022.02 of plants as food for wildlife and people. Take home a food plant for a wildlife garden! 9
  • 11. MOVIES IN THE PARK Come join the fun! Every Saturday evening at Archer Park (101 N. Broadway) there will be a movie favorite waiting for you and your family. Pack your picnic basket, some blankets, and bring out the whole family for some big screen favorites. All features start at dusk (approximately 8:30 p.m.) SPONSORED BY: Enjoy our Movies in the Park Series on Maximus, our giant inflatable movie screen. Admission is FREE! June 5th MONSTERS VS. ALIENS When a meteorite hits a young girl and douses her with the alien liquid Quantonium it turns her into a 48 foot monster. She is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters. This crew of reluctant heroes is asked to save the earth from the evil alien Gallaxhar in this comedy. Animated Feature Voices by: reese Witherspoon, seth rogen, paul rudd dreamWorks Animation; directed by conrad Vernon & rob Letterman rated pG; 94 minutes; 2009 June 12th July 10th July 31st WHERE THE WILD THE BLIND SIDE HARRY POTTER AND THINGS ARE This film is the true story of THE PRISONER OF This adaptation the classic Michael Oher, a homeless AZKABAN children’s story follows Max, African-American youngster Harry, Ron and Hermione return a disobedient little boy who from a broken home. Michael to for their third year to Hogwart’s is sent to bed without dinner. was taken in by a wealthy white School of Witchcraft and Max then creates an imaginary family who helped him fulfill his Wizardry. An escaped prisoner forest world populated by the potential as a person and as an named Sirius Black seems to wild things, exotic monsters and athlete. He worked hard on the pose a threat to Harry but is he ferocious creatures who embrace Max as their ruler. field and in the classroom and became a first round really a foe… or a friend. The answer provides a catherine Keener, James Gandolfini, Forest Whitaker pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. shocking revelation about what happened 12 years Warner Bros.; directed by spike Jonze sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates, tim mcGraw ago when Harry got his famous scar! rated pG; 101 minutes; 2009 Warner Bros.; directed by John Lee Hancock daniel radcliffe, rupert Grint, emma Watson, Gary oldman rated pG-13; 128 minutes; 2009 Warner Bros.; directed by Alfonso cuaron June 19th rated pG; 136 minutes; 2004 G.I. JOE July 17th A military unit known as G.I.JOE SHREK THE THIRD uses next-generation military Shrek will become the next King equipment to fight the arms August 21st if he can’t find a replacement for dealer Destro & the growing Saturday Night Dive-In King Harold. Shrek, Donkey and threat of the Cobra organization. Puss-in-Boots find that their best Los Encinos Pool The action takes us from the candidate, rebellious Medieval 3300 Sarah Ave. Egyptian desert to the polar ice high school slacker Artie, proves Pool opens at 6:00 pm caps. to be more of a challenge than Movie begins at 8:00 pm sienna miller, dennis Quaid, channing tatum they bargained for. $2 pubic swim fee paramount pictures; directed by stephen sommers Animated Feature rated pG-13; 118 minutes Voices by: mike myers, eddie murphy,cameron diaz, Antonio Banderas FINDING NEMO dreamWorks pictures;directed by chris miller The wizards at Pixar take us June 26th rated pG; 92 minutes; 2007 under the sea to the world of clownfish Marlin CLOUDY WITH and his son Nemo. When the defiant Nemo takes A CHANCE OF July 24th off from his dad and gets captured by a tropical MEATBALLS HOTEL FOR DOGS fish seeker he finds himself stuck in a fishbowl A scientist who tries to solve The story revolves around in a dentist’s office. Marlin and his wacky friend world hunger only to see things two orphaned teenagers who Dory embark on an epic journey to find his son. go awry as food falls from the sky decide to turn an abandoned in abundance. This is the most Animated Feature building into a safe haven for Voices by: Albert Brooks, ellen deGeneres, Alexander Gould, delicious event since macaroni stray dogs. met cheese. Geoffrey rush emma roberts, don cheadle, Lisa Kudrow Animated Feature Buena Vista pictures; directed by Andrew stanton dreamWorks pictures; directed by thor Voices by: Andy samberg, Anna Faris, James caan Freudenthal rated G; 100 minutes; 2003 columbia pictures; directed by christopher miller and phil Lord rated pG; 100 minutes; 2009 rated pG; 90 minutes; 2009 10
  • 12. 38 1.- City Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1300 Houston 32 2.- Parks and Recreation Ofice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 S. Ware Rd. 3.- Palm View Golf Course . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4 Mile S. Ware Rd. 4.- Las Palmas Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1921 N. 25th St. 5.- Lark Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2601 Lark 25 6.- Palm View Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3401 Jordan Rd. 7.- International Museum of Art & Science. . . . 1900 Nolana Loop 8.- 9.- McAllen Memorial Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .601 N. Main St. Boy’s Club Municipal Swimming Pool . . . . . . 617 S. 27th Street 3 10.- Municipal Swimming Pool & Park . . 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. 11.- 12.- Cascade Swimming Pool & Park . . . . . . . . . . . . 1000 S. Bales Rd. Los Encinos Swimming Pool & Park. . . . . . . . . . .3300 Sarah Ave. 2 13.- Archer Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 N. Broadway 14.- Westside Park & Softball Complex. . . . . . . . . . . 1000 S. Ware Rd. 15.- Brown Middle School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2700 S. Ware Rd. 16.- De Leon Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4201 N. 29th St. 17.- Cathey Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1800 N. Cynthia 14 9 18.- Bonham Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2400 Jordan Rd. 2 19.- Gonzalez Elementary School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .201 E. Martin Ave. 20.- Rayburn Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7000 N. Main 21.- Memorial High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 E. Hackberry Ave. 22.- McAllen High School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2021 La Vista Ave. 23.- 24.- McAllen Memorial Stadium . . . . . . . . . . 2001 Bicentennial Blvd. Morris Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1400 Trenton Rd. 15 25.- Nikki Rowe High School & Natatorium . . . . . . 2101 N. Ware Rd. 6 26.- Boxer Hernandez Stadium & Track. . . . . . 101 E. Hackberry Ave. 27.- McAllen High School Tennis Courts . . . . . . . . 2021 La Vista Ave. 28.- Alvarez Elementary School. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2606 Gumwood Ave. 3 29.- Sam Houston Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . .3221 Olga Ave. 30.- Milam Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3800 Main St. 31.- Crockett Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2112 N. Main St. 32.- De Leon Sports Complex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4201 N. 29th St. 29 33.- Bill Schupp Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1300 Zinnia 34.- 35.- Quinta Mazatlan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .600 Sunset Dr. Jackson Elementary School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .501 W. Harvey Ave. 12 36.- Travis Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 600 W. Houston Ave. 37.- Lincoln Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1601 N. 27th St. 38.- Michael E. Fossum Middle School . . . . . . . . . . . 7800 N. Ware Rd. 11
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  • 14. TEAM TENNIS Team Tennis is for the experienced tennis players (ages 6 - 18 years) who want to improve their stroke, game strategy, and ball placement while working toward regional and state competition. Participants who qualify for advanced competition are responsible for their own travel expenses. LocAtion: mcAllen High school tennis courts T.A.A.F. PROGRAMS TRACK & FIELD 23rd street & La Vista Avenue The McAllen Parks and Recreation Memorial High School’s “ALFREDO ‘BOXER’ dAtes: June 7 - August 8; monday through thursday Department is proud to offer Texas Amateur HERNANDEZ” Stadium will be the home of time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Athletic Federation (TAAF) programs for the McFun 2010 T.A.A.F. Track & Field Program cLAss #: 350766.06 competitive athletes. Athletes will compete under the direction of Coach Tony Trejo and FEES: $80/resident • $120/non-resident against other teams and individuals from many returning coaches. Valley T.A.A.F. track includes membership in UstA and tAAF & across the Rio Grande Valley and the state of meets are scheduled throughout the summer, entry into the mcAllen open. Texas in golf, swimming, tennis and track and beginning June 11. So don’t delay…. come reGistrAtion: participants must be registered by field. Teams will attend local tournaments be on a winning team! Join “Team McAllen”! June 30, 2010 to be elgible for and meets and earn the opportunity to Participants who qualify for advanced state tournament. compete at the regional level. Qualifying competition are responsible for their own athletes will earn a chance to compete in travel expenses. T.A.A.F. SUMMER SWIM TEAM the Games of Texas, a week-long Olympic- Join the Swim Team for an opportunity to style competition featuring a number of LocAtion: memorial High school track receive specialized instruction and compete in sports. This year’s Games of Texas will be 101 e. Hackberry Ave. swim meets across the Valley. Top swimmers held August 5-8 in Waco. Experienced dAte: may 17-August 8, monday - Friday can advance to the Games of Texas! To qualify, tennis players, golfers, swimmers and track cLAss #: 350506.06 participants must be able to swim 50 yards and field athletes are invited to join this times: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. comfortably, and have no fear of the water. program. A complete schedule of meets and AGe: 5 years - 18 years Swimmers cannot have participated in U.S.S. competitions will be provided once classes FEE: $60.00/resident • $85.00/non-resident. swim meets, beginning January 1, 2010 begin. T.A.A.F. Membership is included in includes t.A.A.F. membership and insurance class fee. Meet entry/tournament fees are and t-shirt(does not include individual meet not included. entry fees that each athlete must pay.) reGistrAtion: participants must be registered by June 30, 2010 to be elgible for state meet. meets: Friday local meets tBA. regional meet at mcAllen Veterans memorial stadium (July 16-17) LocAtion: nikki rowe natatorium dAtes: June 7 - August 8; monday - Friday TEAM GOLF time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (intermediate) Team Golf is for the experienced golfers cLAss #: 340966-B1 (ages 7-18 years) who want to improve their time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Advanced) game play while working towards regional cLAss #: 340967-B1 and state competition within Region 2 of AGe: 6 years - 18 years the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. A FEE: $60/residents • $85/non-residents playing test will be required before joining reGistrAtion: participants must be registered by the team. Testing will be scheduled on June 30, 2010 to be elgibile for state meet. Monday, June 7. The team will participate in meets: Local saturday meet locations tBA. tournaments during the summer. Players will regional meet in roma, tX on July 10, 2010. be responsible for entry and green fees at these tournaments. T.A.A.F. PARENTS’ MEETINGS: All parents of athletes participating in TAAF LocAtion: palm View Golf course - 2699 s. Ware road programs will be REQUIRED to attend an dAtes: June 7 - August 8, monday through Friday informational meeting on Thursday, June 10 time: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at 7:00 p.m. at Palm View Community Center. FEES: $80/resident • $120/non-resident We will provide you with information for the includes t.A.A.F. membership. upcoming summer and your child’s programs. (All tournament fees are extra.) Parents of athletes that qualify for the Games collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required of Texas will be required to attend a meeting on the course. Thursday, July 29 at 7:00 p.m. at Palm View Weekly golf tournament locations tBA. Community Center. We will discuss travel, reGistrAtion: participants must be registered by June 30, expenses and general information regarding 2010 to be elgible for state tournament. the trip to Waco August 5-8. NOTE: The cLAss #: 350646.06 minimum age to travel with Team McAllen is eight years of age. 13
  • 15. TENNIS INSTRUCTION (TINY TOTS, YOUTH, TEENS & ADULTS) Discover the lifetime sport of tennis. Classes are designed to introduce the beginner to fun-filled court action and prepare the advanced player for match play. This program will provide instruction in forehand, backhand, and the serve. Classes will progress to rally, basic court position play and court strategy. Age groups may be combined due to number of registrations. For the Tiny Tots (4 - 6 yr.), an introduction to the basic elements of tennis will be taught. Specially designed equipment may be used on modified courts. SOME RACQUETS MAY BE PROVIDED FOR THE TINY TOTS. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED! LocAtion: mcAllen High school tennis courts - 2101 LaVista dAtes: Session 1: June 14 - June 25 monday-Friday Session 2: July 5 - July 16, monday-Friday (no class during mcAllen open on Friday, July 9.) ADULT GOLF LESSONS Session 3: July 19 - July 30, monday-Friday Beginner and Intermediate lessons will Session 4: August 9 - August 20 monday-Friday provide an introduction to the fundamentals FEE: $40/residents • $60/non-residents; ten morning sessions of golf at the Palm View Golf Course. Lessons $35/residents • $55/non-residents; eight evening sessions (Classes not held on Friday) will cover stance, grip, etiquette and rules as well as driving, putting and chipping. Clubs are provided if you don’t have your own. Collared shirt and soft spike shoes are required. pLAce: palm View Golf course - 2699 s. Ware road FEE: $60/resident • $85/non-resident dAtes: Session 1: may 30 - June 25 class #: 350628.K1 Session 2: July 5 - 30 class #: 350628.K2 Session 3: August 9 - 20 class #: 350628.K3 (1/2 off) times: tuesday and thursday 6:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. YOUTH GOLF CAMP The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of four golf camps for students ages 7-17 at Palm View Golf Course. Instructors will supervise the camp and will YOUTH TENNIS INSTRUCTION introduce students to the rules, etiquette MORNING TIMES: and skills of golf. Instruction will emphasize Class 1 - 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 driving, pitching and putting. Instruction will Tiny Tots (4-6 yrs) 350713.L1 450713.L1 550713.L1 650713.L1 be progressive and focused on enhancing Youth 1 (7-9 yrs) 350724.L1 450724.L1 550724.L1 existing skills. Players will participate in a Youth 2 (10-12 yrs) 350735.L1 450735.L1 550735.L1 final day tournament for awards. Parents are invited to attend this event. A collared shirt is Class 2 - 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. required on the course. If golf spikes are worn Tiny Tots (4-6 yrs) 350713.L2 450713.L2 550713.L2 650713.L2 they must be soft spikes. Youth 1 (7-9 yrs) 350724.L2 450724.L2 550724.L2 Youth 2 (10-12 yrs) 350735.L2 450735.L2 550735.L2 pLAce: palm View Golf course - 2699 s. Ware road Teens (13 - 16 yrs) 350747.L2 450747.L2 550747.L2 FEE: $50/resident • $70/non-resident Class 3 - 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. dAtes: Session 1: June 14 - 25 class #: 350636.L1 Tiny Tots (4-6 yrs) 350713.L3 450713.L3 550713.L3 650713.L3 Session 2: July 5 - July 16 class #: 350636.L2 Session 3: July 19 - 30 class #: 350636.L3 EVENING TIMES: Session 4: August 9 - 20 class #: 350636.L4 Class 4 - 6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m. Monday - Thursday times: monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Tiny Tots (4-6 yrs) 350713.L4 450713.L4 550713.L4 650713.L4 Youth 1 (7-9 yrs) 350724.L4 450724.L4 550724.L4 650724.L4 Youth 2 (10-12 yrs) 350735.L4 450735.L4 550735.L4 650735.L4 Teens (13 - 16 yrs) 350747.L4 450747.L4 550747.L4 650747.L4 Class 5 - 7:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m. Monday - Thursday Tiny Tots (4-6 yrs) 350713.L5 450713.L5 550713.L5 650713.L5 Youth 1 (7-9 yrs) 350724.L5 450724.L5 550724.L5 650724.L5 Youth 2 (10-12 yrs) 350735.L5 450735.L5 550735.L5 650735.L5 ADULT TENNIS INSTRUCTION EVENING TIMES: Class 1 - 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday Adults (17 & up) 350758.I1 450758.I1 550758.I1 650758.I1 14
  • 16. McALLEN OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT Tennis players are invited to participate in one of the Valley’s most established tournaments. The McAllen Open is a sanctioned U.S.T.A. event. U.S.T.A. age divisions and regulations apply. Boys and Girls 12’s Singles play a round robin format. Other youth and the adult divisions play a single elimination tournament format. Awards are given to the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place finishers in each division. The youth begin play on Friday, with adult competition playing on Saturday and Sunday. LocAtions: the mcAllen High school dAte: July 9 - 11 RGV SHOWCASE FOOTBALL CAMP courts (2021 La Vista) are the tournament sinGLes Fee: $15.00 The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department Headquarters with matches being played doUBLes Fee: $20.00 will once again host the RGV’s most at nikki rowe High school (2101 n. Ware UstA Fee: $13/ one year JUnior (under 19) comprehensive and advanced football camp. rd.) and sharyland High school (1106 n. $25/ one year AdULt (over 19) Instructors will be college coaches and athletes shary rd, mission). reGistrAtion: may 31 - July 2 from across the country. This camp is a great official registration must be made through UstA. opportunity to learn from coaches and allows athletes to prepare themselves for next season and beyond. Players should wear workout gear CITY OF PALMS QUARTERBACK & and bring both court and turf shoes. All campers RECEIVERS CAMP will receive a t-shirt, daily breakfast and lunch. McAllen Parks and Recreation is proud to host the City of Palms Quarterback & Receivers LocAtion: mcAllen memorial stadium, 2001 n. Bicentennial Blvd Camp. The athletes will work to develop their dAtes: June 14-16 cLAss #: 350965.06 techniques, decision making and leadership times: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. skills on the gridiron. The camp is designed for Fee: $55.00 (individual registration fee before June 7) quarterbacks as well as receivers entering 7th RGV FOOTBALL COMBINE grade through their senior year. Campers will $75.00 (by June 13) The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department $80.00 (day of event registration fee) receive a combination of indoor and outdoor will host the 8th Annual RGV Football Combine. note: 10% discount to schools registering 10 or more. instruction. Take this opportunity to learn from The camp will consist of a half-day combine (make checks payable to city of mcAllen); some of the best quarterback coaches in the for college coaches from Texas and other parts reGistrAtion: deadline is June 11; late registration accepted state of Texas. Note: All campers must bring a of the country. Participation in the combine is until 8:00 a.m. on June 14 football. a first step in preparing for the college football AGe: open to individuals entering 7th-12th Grade. experience. Results from the combine will High school graduates are not eligible to participate. LocAtion: mcAllen memorial stadium, 2001 n. Bicentennial Blvd. be distributed to colleges and universities dAte: June 28 & 29 class #: 350990.06 throughout the country. Players must wear time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day CAMP OF CHAMPS workout gear with both court and turf shoes. AGe: open to individuals entering 7th-12th Grade. BASKETBALL CAMP High school graduates are not eligible. Coach Romy Vela from San Antonio John Jay LocAtion: mcAllen memorial stadium, 2001 n. Bicentennial Blvd Fee: $50.00 (make checks payable to city of mcAllen); High School will conduct this summer’s boys dAte: may 22 $70.00 (late registration fee) camp. Area high school and middle school time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. reGistrAtion: deadline is June 25; late registration accepted until basketball coaches will assist Coach Vela. cLAss #: 350960.06 8:00 a.m. on June 28 Participants will receive four days of excellent Fee: $15.00 (make checks payable to city of mcAllen); drills, techniques, practice, and competition $20.00 (day of event registration fee) while having fun. Friday will be tournament day reGistrAtion: pre-registration deadline is may 21; 5K SUNCHASER SERIES with both age groups meeting at 8:30 a.m. to Late registration available from 7-8:00 a.m. on may 22 (RUN & WALK) compete. All campers will receive a t-shirt. The AGe: open to individuals entering 7th-12th Grade. Follow the Sun.... the 5K Sunchaser that is! Come first 100 registered campers will receive a camp High school graduates are not eligible. join the “coolest” 5K’s in the Valley. We’ll be basketball. hosting four runs during the summer. Items will RISE AND SHINE be given to the first 50 participants registered in LocAtion: nikki rowe High school - 2101 north Ware road BASEBALL PROGRAM each event. We’ll have awards and refreshments dAtes: June 21- June 25 (Boys and Girls) The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department after each race. Participants running in all four TIMES: 7-12 years • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. • 350236.07 invites all boys and girls ages 6-12 out to events will compete for “Series” awards. 13 - 18 years • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. • 350247.06 the ballpark. Each day participants can have Overall series awards will be presented following Friday All Ages • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon an enjoyable morning while learning the the last race. Fee: $50.00 (make checks payable to city of mcAllen) fundamentals of baseball. The instructors will LAte reGistrAtion: deadline is June 18; First day of camp 7:30 - lead fun and exciting drills that will increase LocAtions: 8:30 a.m. & 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ($60.00 fee) the desire to play America’s favorite past time. sunriser - June 12 Los encinos park 350510.r1 8:00 a.m. All skill levels are welcome, we just want you sunscorcher-July 10 Westside park 350510.s1 8:00 a.m. to come out and have a positive experience. sunsetter-July 31 palm View Golf 350510.t1 7:00 p.m. Parents are invited to attend games held at the moonriser-Aug. 21 Bill schupp park 350510.U1 7:30 p.m. end of each session. Players will need to bring sUncHAser series 350510.X1 their own glove. reGistrAtion: DEADLINE - 5:00 p.m. 2 days prior to the event at LocAtion: municipal park - 1921 north Bicentennial Boulevard the parks & recreation office or at the community centers. Late Fee: $40.00/resident; $60.00/non-resident registration is $15 the day of event. dAtes: session 1: June 14 - 25 class # 351810.01 AGe: 6 and over session 2: July 5 - 16 class # 451810.01 Fee: $10 per event or $30 for the series. $15 the day of event. session 3: July 19 - 30 class # 551810.01 registration for the series is due by June 9. session 4: August 9 - 20 class # 651810.01 times: monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 15
  • 17. ATHLETIC LEAGUES The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department athletic leagues play under the rules and regulations of the Amateur Softball Association and the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation. All adult leagues play a 10-game schedule. Adult league registration is accepted at the Main Office at 1000 South Ware Road or online at www.mcallen.net. The office is open Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ADULT A.S.A. SOFTBALL LEAGUE ADULT BASKETBALL LEAGUE YOUTH SUMMER Divisions: B, C, D, E and Co-Rec Divisions: Competitive, Recreational, 6ft & Under BASKETBALL LEAGUE Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day Ages: no younger than 18 as of Join the McAllen Parks and Recreation of league play the first day of league play Summer Basketball League and develop your dates: June 7 - August 13. monday - Friday game days dates: June 2 - August 4. mon. - thur. game days playing skills. School teams are encouraged times: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. times: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. to register as a team or you may form your Location: Westside softball complex, 1000 s. Ware road Location: Lark community center own team (12 player limit). Athletes must registration: may 10-28 registration: may 10-28 register with a team. Teams are not coached Fee: $350 per team at the Fee: $275 per team accepted at the on the court. parks and recreation office parks and recreation office Ages: Boys/Girls: 18 & Under, 16 & Under, 14 & Under meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on dates: June 14 - August 13 thursday, June 3rd at palm View tuesday, may 25 at Lark times: 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m. community center at 7:00 p.m. community center at 7:00 p.m. Location: Fossum middle school registration: may 10-28 Fee: $225 per team accepted at the ADULT INDOOR ADULT SAND parks and recreation office. VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on Divisions: Co-Rec Divisions: Co-Rec Wednesday, June 9 at palm View Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day community center at 7:00 p.m. of league play of league play dates: June 3 - August 5. thursday game days dates: June 1 - August 3. tuesday game days 7 ON 7 FOOTBALL LEAGUE times: 7:00 p.m. , 8:00 p.m. , 9:00 p.m. times: 7:00 p.m. , 8:00 p.m. , 9:00 p.m. Athletes - stay sharp for next football season. Location: palm View cc Location: Los encinos park Join the McAllen Parks and Recreation registration: may 3-21 registration: may 3-21 Department for the 7 on 7 Football League. Fee: $225 per team at the Fee: $225 per team at the Seven players line up against opposing seven parks and recreation office parks and recreation office players in a fast-paced, action-packed game meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on of non-tackle football. Players from area high Wednesday, may 26 at Lark community Wednesday, may 26 at Lark community schools are encouraged to form their teams center at 7:45 p.m. center at 7:45 p.m. and work on physical development and skills during the summer. Two (2) divisions are ADULT WIFFLEBALL LEAGUE ADULT FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE Varsity (returning players, juniors & seniors) Divisions: Open Divisions: Class B and Junior Varsity (entering freshmen & Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day sophomores). Teams are limited to 20 players. of league play of league play date: June 7 - August 9 dates: June 10 - August 12. thursday game days dates: June 9 - August 11. Wed. or thurs. game days time: 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00 p.m. game times times: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. times: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Location: mcAllen High school stadium Location: tBA Location: tBA registration: may 10-28 Age: High school eligible (entering 9th grade) registration: may 10-28 Fee: $200 per team at the Fee: $400/team (includes t-shirts) Fee: $250 per team at the parks and recreation office parks and recreation office registration: may 10-28 meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on Wednesday, June 2 at palm View Wednesday, June 2 at palm View monday, may 24 at palm View community center at 7:45 p.m. community center at 7:00 p.m. community center at 7:30 p.m. ADULT KICKBALL LEAGUE Divisions: Co-Rec Ages: no younger than 18 as of the first day of league play dates: June 2 - August 4. Wednesday game days times: 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Location: Los encinos park registration: may 3-21 Fee: $225 per team at the parks and recreation office meeting: mandatory manager’s meeting on Wednesday, may 26 at Lark community center at 7:00 p.m. 16
  • 18. SENIOR PROGRAMS LARK COMMUNITY CENTER The Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of programs for seniors 50 and older through each of the three Community Centers. 2601 Lark Avenue • (956) 681-3340 Contact each center for more information. Senior participants must register at the community centers. Bingo Every other Friday 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. CLASS DESCRIPTIONS Board Games/Card Games Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts: Join the fun and many different Senior Arts & Crafts Ceramics T&TH: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. programs. Learn to create fun seasonal decorations for your home. Also, join the fun in the Senior Crochet class. Daily Nutrition Program M-F: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Billiards: Challenge others to a game of recreational billiards. Golden Larks T: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Bingo/Chalupa: Come play daily games of bingo or chalupa. Healthier You W: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Board Games/Card Games: Do you play Chess, Dominos, or Bridge? Painting/Drawing M&W: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Grab a partner and join in a variety of board or card games. Power Fitness M-TH: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Chess: Challenge a friend to a strategic game of chess. Senior Birthday Celebration Last Friday of month - 12:00 p.m. Ceramics: Select from various designs of green ware and then select Senior Stretch & Fitness M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and apply colors. Items can be taken home as gifts. Walking Club M-F: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Conjunto Las Palmas: A great outlet for any registered Senior Yoga M-F: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m Participant that knows music. The Senior Conjunto Band plays at Senior Birthday parties here at the community center. Participants must bring their own musical instruments. Singers welcome! LAS PALMAS COMMUNITY CENTER Daily Nutrition Program: The McAllen Parks and Recreation 1921 N. 25th Street • (956) 681-3350 Department and Amigos Del Valle are proud to offer a nutrition program for registered participants 60 and over. Come and enjoy a Arts & Crafts M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. great lunch with your friends while also receiving proper nutrition. Billiards M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Duplicate Bridge: Play this popular card game and make new friends. Bingo Last Tuesday of the month Golden Larks: Bring your instrument and play a few tunes. Board Games/Card Games Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Healthier You: Weekly health presentations on current health topics. Chess M: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Painting/Drawing: Learn new art techniques & display your creativity. Ceramics M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Poker: Sit down at the table for a friendly game of Texas Hold ‘Em poker. Played weekly, the game may change, but the goal Conjunto Las Palmas TH: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. is to accumulate points to be the series grand champion at the Daily Nutrition Program M-F: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. conclusion of the session. Duplicate Bridge M&F: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Power Fitness: Get in shape and energize yourself with a great power Healthier You W: 10:30 a.m. packed workout with some of the best aerobic techniques such as Senior Dance Fitness M-F: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Pilates, Kickboxing, Weight Training and Resistance Training. Senior Stretch & Fitness M-F: 12:35 p.m. - 1:05 p.m. Senior Dance Fitness: Freestyle dance class for registered Senior Silver Note Choir TH: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Participants. Enjoy the latest in Tejano, 50’s, Salsa, and Mexican music. Walking Club M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. This class also serves as a fun low impact class that allows for you to go at your own pace. Senior Line Dancing: Join the group to do some kickin’ and stompin’ PALM VIEW COMMUNITY CENTER to a variety music. Learn new line dances to keep you active. 3401 Jordan Road • (956) 681-3360 Senior Stretch & Fitness: Do you want to get in shape and be flexible, but don’t like all the jumping around? Then this is the class for you! Bingo/Chalupa M, T & F: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Increase mobility, flexibility and gain strength. Board Games/Card Games M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Silver Note Choir: Our English musical group is the perfect outlet for Daily Nutrition Program M-F: 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. senior musicians and singers. Most songs sung in English. Poker T: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Walking Club: Stay in shape and have fun. Walk indoors or outdoors Senior Stretch & Fitness M-F: 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. on the trails at Las Palmas Park. Senior Line Dancing M,W & F: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Yoga/Tai-Chi: Unite your mind body and spirit through the art of Senior Supper Series 4th Tuesday of the Month yoga or Tai-Chi. Increase flexibility and relieve tension through meditation and physical discipline. Tai-Chi T&TH: 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Walking Club M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 17
  • 19. SENIOR MONTHLY TRIP Once a month, Registered Senior Participants at the three community centers take a day trip. Participants may register at any of the three Community Centers. Dates subject to change. Limited space available. Fees vary per trip. Please see Community Center newsletters for detailed information. CENTERPIECES FOR BEGINNERS For the do-it-yourself person! Come and learn to create centerpieces for any special occassion. WALK WITH ME FEES: $15.00 resident • $20.00 non-resident per month Hi! My name is Sarai Garcia and I am ADULT PROGRAMS pLAce: palm View community center the Recreation Supervisor at Las Palmas The three McAllen Community Centers offer TIME: M&W • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Community Center and I need motivation to a number of programs for adults. Check with dAtes: session 1 June 14 - July 2 370464.01 start walking for my health and maybe some each center for more details. Registration fees session 2 July 5 - July 23 470464.01 of you do too. So this is my invitation, not a vary per program. session 3 July 26 - Aug 13 570464.01 race, no incentives, no catch, I just want you to come walk with me. Hope to see you there! PAINTING AND DRAWING SAFETY DRIVING Everything you know about drawing and Fees: none painting will be enhanced and nurtured to REFRESHER COURSE During this one day course, refresh your driving AGe: All Ages produce wonderful art. Our instructor will pLAce: Las palmas community center work with each student to ensure that every skills and get a certificate of completion which can be used for discount on your auto TIME: T&TH • 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. piece is a masterpiece. dAtes: program runs June 14 - August 13. insurance. program runs June 14 - August 13. Fee: cost of materials for 50 and older Fees: $12.00 for AArp members BASIC SPANISH CLASS $40.00 resident • $60.00 non-resident (Under 55) $14.00 for non members Want to say “How are you?” to your neighbors, pLAce: Lark community center pLAce: Las palmas community center or “Good Morning!” at the grocery store? DATES: M&W • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. dAte: 2nd & 3rd monday of every month Make traveling more rewarding, gain basic cLAss #: 380400.05 and 3rd tuesday of every month Spanish language skills and increase cultural time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. awareness and confidence in a relaxed environment. Enroll now for a “fantastico” 2 COMPUTER CLASSES DANCE OF THE MONTH week session. Become computer literate with our step- by-step computer classes. Participants will Held every 3rd Wednesday of the month, come and dance to the sounds of a live FEE: $20.00/residents • $30.00/non-residents per session become more comfortable with the mouse Conjunto. Move and groove with new friends pLAce: Lark community center and its uses plus gain an overall knowledge of from throughout the Valley. TIME: M - TH • 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. the system. dAte: June 14 - June 25 Fee: $1.50 per person cLAss#: 380848.01 FEE: $15.00/residents • $20.00/non-residents per session pLAce: palm View community center pLAce: Las palmas community center TIME: W • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. time: 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. OPEN GYM dAte: session 1 June 14 - July 2 370708.d1 dAtes: June 16th Adults come join your peers in the fun of session 2 July 5 - July 23 470708.d1 July 21st playing basketball or volleyball. session 3 July 26 - Aug 13 570708.d1 August 18th pLAce: Lark community center Fee: none TIME: T&TH • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Sat. • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. pLAce: palm View community center Fee: none time: Adult Basketball M&W • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. *Sat. • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. *Available if no leagues or special events. Adult Volleyball Tues. • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. *Thur. • 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 18
  • 20. 1900 Nolana • (956) 682-1564 • www.imasonline.org Operation Imagination is a summer camp at the International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) that comprises a series of classes addressing the visual, science and cultural arts. Session 1: June 15-18 Session 4: July 13-16 Campers will experience a multitude of activities, experiments Session 2: June 22-25 Session 5: July 20-23 Session 3: June 29-July 2 Session 6: July 27-30 and learning opportunities as they draw inspiration from the Session 7: August 3-6 beauty of the exhibits and displays. Classes are held Tuesday through Friday and each class has a maximum of 25 students. Session 1 - June 15 - June 18 Times Class Ages Class # Staff members supervise the classroom and aid in the child’s 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental! 6-7 361266.L1 explorations and creations. McAllen ISD provides breakfast and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 6-7 361266.L2 lunch for all students. We accept campers at 8:30 am for the 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 8-9 361266.L3 morning classes and 12:45 pm for afternoon classes. Students 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 8-9 361266.L4 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 10-12 361266.L5 in afternoon classes are welcome to stay for supervised playtime 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ecomagination 10-12 361266.L6 in RioScape or IMAS’s Children’s Discovery Pavilion. Campers will be supervised between 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Session 2 - June 22 - June 25 Times Class Ages Class # 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 6-7 361266.M1 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ecomagination 6-7 361266.M2 Unique YOU!: Campers will learn about what makes them so awesome and 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental 8-9 361266.M3 unique through hands-on experimentation. Activities include strawberry DNA 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 8-9 361266.M4 extraction, CSI: Fingerprints and Outrageous Offspring, an activity built around 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 10-12 361266.M5 Punnett squares. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 10-12 361266.M6 Art is FUNdamental!: It’s time to get back to basics! Learn the fundamentals of art to improve your skills while exploring various media such as acrylic paint, Session 3 - June 29 - July 3 watercolors, oil pastels, charcoal and others to create you own masterpiece Times Class Ages Class # 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Adventures in Art 12-15 361266.M7 for a student art exhibition. The class will also feature an exciting visit from a 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CSI Camp 12-15 361266.M8 professional musician from the Valley Symphony Orchestra (VSO). Passport Through Time: Time travel back into ancient civilizations such Session 4 - July 13 - July 16 as Egyptians, Aztecs, the Olmec, Greeks, Romans and others. Campers will Times Class Ages Class # participate in hands-on activities such as sugar cube pyramids, sculptures and 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 6-7 461266.L1 more while learning about these ancient people. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 6-7 461266.L2 Celebrate Science!: This new program combines innovative science projects, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 8-9 461266.L3 creativity challenges, and outdoor games. Campers will gain experience in a 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ecomagination 8-9 461266.L4 wide range of sciences in a fun, interactive way. Activities include making slime, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental 10-12 461266.L5 cooking with a solar oven, and comet-making! 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 10-12 461266.L6 Cultural Creations: Campers will explore several cultures including Latin Session 5 - July 20 - July 23 America and Africa. They will be able to design traditional crafts like rain sticks Times Class Ages Class # hailing from Peru, Khamsa hands from Morocco, Native American musical 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 6-7 461266.M1 instruments and much more! 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental 6-7 461266.M2 Ecomagination: This class will use art to understand science themes such as 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 8-9 461266.M3 animal habitats, ecosystems, astronomy, and renewable resources. For example 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 8-9 461266.M4 campers will use color to explain concepts ranging from temperature of stars 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ecomagination 10-12 461266.M5 to the environment of the IMAS Reptiles. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 10-12 461266.M6 CSI Camp: Back by popular demand, the Crime Scene Investigation Camp is returning to IMAS for one week for students age 12 - 15. This summer, join us Session 6 - July 27 - July 30 Times Class Ages Class # as we investigate more crime scenes and suspicious activity with advanced 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ecomagination 6-7 561266.L1 techniques. Note: This class will deal with fictional scenarios of crime and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 6-7 561266.L2 death. 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 8-9 561266.L3 Adventures in Art: Campers will explore basic media and art concepts 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental 8-9 561266.L4 while learning about major art movements such Impressionism, Abstract 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 10-12 561266.L5 Expressionism and more. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 10-12 561266.L6 FEES AND REGISTRATION: Session 7 - August 3 - August 6 Cost indicated is for one class during a designated session. Cost includes Times Class Ages Class # breakfast and lunch for all sessions. Unfortunately, there is no discount available 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cultural Creations 6-7 561266.M1 1:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate Science! 6-7 561266.M2 to members of the museum. To register, please call McAllen Parks & Recreation 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ecomagination 8-9 561266.M3 at 956-681-3333. 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Passport Through Time 8-9 561266.M4 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Unique YOU! 10-12 561266.M5 FEES For All Sessions: McAllen Resident $45 • Non-Resident $65 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Art is FUNdamental 10-12 561266.M6 DATES: Classes are held Tuesday through Friday. There is a maximum enrollment of 25 students per class. 19
  • 21. BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF McALLEN ALL VALLEY BROOMBALL & 2010 Summer Camp ICE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION Youth Summer Programs: Library, Digital Youth Programs Photography, Science Fun, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Come learn to ice skate, play Broomball and play Ice Aerobics, Martial Arts, Fitness Authority, Journalism, Hockey. The specific equipment and gear needed Music, Drama, Game room, Girl Scouts and more! will be provided to students, for use during each class. Classes not meeting a minimum enrollment registration: monday, April 19th - Friday, may 7th of 32 students by first class day are subject to being summer camp Fee:$100.00/child membership Fee: $10.00 combined with another age group or cancelled. Session 1: June 7th – July 1st AGes: 6 - 17 yrs. old Session 2: (open Facilities)July 6th - July 30th time: m&W or t&tH Fee: $45 per session sUmmer HoUrs And AGes: dAtes: 3 Week sessions (meets 2 times per week) children ages 6-12 attend 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Adult Programs teens ages 13-18 attend 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (membership fee only) Session 1 June 7 - June 25 Classes not meeting a minimum enrollment of Session 2 June 28 - July 16 20 students by first class day are subject to being sUmmer cAmp LocAtions: Session 3 July 19 - August 6 combined with another age group or cancelled. Othal E. Brand Center: 2620 W. Galveston • 682-5791 Glen E. & Rita K. Roney Center: 4501 N. 34th St. • 687-3910 LocAtion: Frio Grande Valley ice center - 201 n 26th street AGes: 18 & Up South McAllen Unit: 4801 S. 26th • 630-4354 (Session I only) (at the corner of West Business 83 and 26th st.) time: saturdays IDEA Quest Academy: 17 1/2 Mile & Rooth • 773-8000 (Session I) Fee: $66 per session Alton Community Center: 221 W. Dawes • 519-2123 Learn to play Broomball dAtes: 4 Week sessions (meets once a week) Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 2010 Summer Sports Registration 6-9 t&tH 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. 305214.01 40521401 505214.01 Session 1 June 12 - July 3 Summer Baseball / Softball / Basketball / Volleyball 10-13 t&tH 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. 305214.02 405214.02 505214.02 Session 2 July 10 - July 31 League Registration: League Games July 12 – 14-17 m&W 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. 305214.03 405214.03 505214.03 Session 3 August 7 - August 28 August 21, 2010 Learn to play ice Hockey Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 LocAtion: Frio Grande Valley ice center - 201 n 26th street registration: April 26 – may 28, 2010 at the roney center 6-9 m&W 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. 305212.01 405212.01 505212.01 (at the corner of West Business 83 and 26th st.) monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 10-13 t&tH 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. 305212.02 405212.02 505212.02 Athletic Fee: $50.00 • Membership Fee : $10.00 14-17 t&tH 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. 305212.03 405212.03 505212.03 Learn to play Broomball Baseball: Ages 4 – 14 as of April 30, 2010. Learn to ice skate Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 softball: Ages 4 – 14 as of January 1, 2010. Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 18&Up sat. 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 305214.04 405214.04 505214.04 Basketball: Ages 6-17 as of July 1, 2010. 6-17 m&W 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. 305213.01 405213.01 505213.01 Learn to ice skate Volleyball: Ages 8-16 as of July 1, 2010. Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 18&Up sat. 10:30 - 11:30 p.m. 305213.02 405213.02 505213.02 Please contact the Boys & Girls Club for more information about the Learn to play ice Hockey 2010 Summer Camp or Summer Sports Registration. Age days time session 1 session 2 session 3 18&Up sat. 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. 305212.04 405212.04 505212.04 INLINE HOCKEY (In association with The Rio Grande Valley Youth Hockey Association) McAllen Youth Soccer Association Learn to inline skate and play roller hockey with 501 (C) Non-Pro t Organization 4311 N. 10th St. Ste. A • McAllen, TX 78504 • 956-631-0431 certified hockey coaches from the Killer Bee mcallenyouthsoccer@hotmail.com • www.mysasoccer.com organization and RGV Youth Hockey Association. Boys and Girls under 18 are invited to learn and Fall 2010 - Spring 2011 • Ages 4-12* play hockey in a safe and fun environment. Call EARLY REGISTRATION LATE REGISTRATION (918) 557-4471 for an appointment for sizing May 15th – August 28th August 30th – September 11th of helmet, elbow and knee pads loaned to each Office Hours: M-F 10am – 3pm Office Hours: M-F 10am – 3pm Fall Only: $90.00 • Fall & Spring: $140.00 Fall Only: $90.00 participant by the RGV Youth Hockey Association. Pay Fall and Spring together and SAVE $10.00! Fall & Spring: $140.00 WEEKEND DATES: Please provide your own inline hockey skates. Saturday Aug. 14th, Aug. 21st, and Aug 28th Join a MYSA Team this Season Register online at www.mcallen.net. Office Hours: 10am – 2pm and get a total soccer experience! Registration will also be available onsite but please call in advance to New Players need to bring one (1) of the following: Birth Cert., Immunization Records, or Passport to register. reserve equipment. SCHOLARSHIPS for McAllen residents are upon availability for those who qualify. Call MYSA for details. *All Children must be 4 years old before July 31st, 2010 to register AGes: 4 - 17 yrs. old time: m-tH 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. MYSA Summer Soccer Camps 2010 Fee: $30 per session dAtes: 2 Week sessions LocAtion: de Leon in-Line Hockey rink - 4201 n. 29th st. Session 1 June 7 - June 17 class # 305211.01 Dynamo Youth Soccer Camp There will be four (4) sessions this summer. Session 2 June 21 - July 1 class # 405211.01 LOCATION: Bicentennial Soccer Complex One (1) week only! Session 3 July 5 - July 15 class # 505211.01 This is the main source of identification and Boys & Girls: Ages 5-8 9:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m. recruitment for the Dynamo South Texas Academy. Session 4 July 19 - July 29 class # 605211.01 Boys & Girls : Ages 9-12 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. July 26th-July 30th Session 1 Session 2 Location: Bicentennial Soccer Complex June 7th - 11th • $60* June 14th - 18th • $60* Boys & Girls Ages: 5-10 Boys & Girls Ages: 11-18 Session 3 Session 4 9:00AM – 11:00AM 5:30PM – 7:30PM July 5th - 9th • $60* July 12th - 16th • $60* $130 $130 *DISCOUNTS for additional siblings Campers receive a Dynamo soccer ball, Dynamo T-Shirt, and additional camps attended. and a Dynamo voucher to a game. 20
  • 22. S.T.A.R. READING PROGRAM SUMMER READING PROGRAM ACTIVITIES: The Summer Time Active Reading Program is conducted by the McAllen Independent School District, in cooperation with the City’s Parks and Lark Branch Library: 2601 Lark Avenue, McAllen (956-688-3320) Recreation Department and the Memorial Library. It enables students to Story Times improve their reading skills throughout the summer. Each participant will Mondays 10:30 a.m. be expected to read and participate in activities for points, which will be used Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. to determine eligibility for prizes at the beginning of next school year. Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. Special Programs Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. OPEN TO ALL McALLEN SCHOOL STUDENTS. For additional information contact the McAllen I.S.D. Language Arts Coordinator at 632-8787. McAllen Memorial Library: 601 N. Main Street, McAllen • (956-688-3300) Special Programs McALLEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY Tuesdays Varies Coming soon to a library near you! McAllen Public Libraries present “Make Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. a Splash@McAllen Public Library”--a summer reading program that invites Thursdays 10:00 a.m. kids to make a splash through reading books. Palm View Branch Library: 3401 Jordan Avenue, McAllen (956-688-3322) Tuesday Toddler Storytime/craft2:00 p.m. Registration runs from June 7 through July 23 and is open to all children Wednesday Reading Recess 2:00 p.m. from birth through teens. Read and keep track of the books you read to win Thursday Storytime/Craft 2:00 p.m. prizes and be eligible to attend the Carnival on Sunday August 8. Teens can Friday Special Programming 2:00 p.m. sign up for “Texas Teens Read: Within Arms Reach: The Future is Yours!” for fun and prizes. registration Kickoff Luau is June 7th from 10-4. Last day to report books read will be July 30. McAllen Public Library will offer free programs each week at all three locations. For more information call McAllen Memorial Library at 956-688- Lucas Miller the Singing Zoologist performing on July 21 3300 or go our web site at www.mcallenlibrary.net. Read and have fun at at all three locations. McAllen Public Library! Dinosaur George will perform on June 18th at all three locations. FUTURE EVENTS INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP RUN The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department FUN SUMMER KICK-OFF EVENT presents the 2010 International Friendship Run, LIVE BIRDS OF PREY SHOW an exciting 10-kilometer race that begins at By “Last Chance Forever” Anzalduas Park along the Rio Grande River, and from San Antonio, TX ends in McAllen’s Los Encinos Park. Custom- Thursday, June 10, 2010 made trophies will be awarded to winners in 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each of the 13 age divisions. USATF Certified Free Family Fun and education 10K Course for All Ages!!! Sponsored by Dr. Chris A. Freels Orthodontics dAte: sunday, november 21, 2010 stArt time: 8:00 a.m. entry Fee: $10 (by 11/12/10) DOGGIE DAY AT $15 until 11/20/10 THE POOL $5 for Kids 2K A fun swim party for No day of race registration dogs. Dogs get to swim while owners get to division Activity # division Activity # meet other dog owners. men’s 700110.01 Boy’s 700110.03 You are welcome to Women’s 700110.02 Girl’s 700110.04 bring water toys for your pooches! Owners must provide proof of updated vaccinations. LocAtion: Los encinos pool, 3300 sarah Ave. time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ActiVitY#: 750001.01 dAte: saturday, september 11th, 2010 Fee: $1.00 per dog (2 dogs max per owner) 21
  • 23. McALLEN PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT The Department strives to: Improve the quality of life through the provision of well balanced, high quality recreation programs for the residents of McAllen to enjoy during their leisure time. Facilitate wholesome and constructive programs with a measurable value to the community. Provide attractive and well-maintained major parks and recreation facilities in each sector of the city. These facilities should be within a reasonable distance of every surrounding neighborhood and offer safe opportunities for athletic competition, facility gatherings, and other passive and active recreation activities. Promote environmental conservation, eco and cultural tourism and socially oriented special events. REGISTRATION MEDICAL POLICY The Parks and Recreation Department provides three ways to register The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department will not for the McFun 2010 Program. prohibit any person from participating in an activity due to a medical condition or handicap, unless such condition is likely to cause injury MAIL-IN REGISTRATION to that individual or other participants in the activity. A participant Complete the registration form at the center of this brochure and mail who has been notified by a qualified medical professional that he/ it to the Parks and Recreation Department. Mail-in registration must be she has a medical condition that is likely to cause injury to themselves received at the Parks and Recreation Office no later than Friday, May 28, or other participants, is obligated to inform the Parks and Recreation 2010 for June classes, and Friday, June 25, 2010 for July classes. Please Department, at the time of registration, of the condition and willingly make checks payable to the City of McAllen. withdraw from the program or activity if requested by the Department. It is recommended that all participants receive medical authorization WALK-IN REGISTRATION before participating in these programs. Walk-in registration will be taken on a first come, first served basis, pending space availability, Monday through Friday, at Las Palmas REFUNDS AND TRANSFERS Community Center (1921 N. 25th St.) and Monday through Saturday at We constantly strive to provide you with the highest quality recreation the Lark (2601 Lark Ave.) and Palm View (3401 Jordan Rd.) Community programs. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with a Centers during normal business hours, beginning May 10th through class or activity, please tell us so we can respond to your concerns. In August 2nd, from 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. & Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 addition to using your feedback to help us improve, for nearly all of p.m.**No walk-in registration will be accepted at the Parks and our programs, we will arrange one of the following: Recreation Office on Ware Road. Registration will not be accepted TRANSFERS between classes will be allowed only prior to the third at program sites. You must pre-register. You may be asked for a proof class meeting, at no charge. After the third class meeting, transfers of residency. may be made, pending space availability, with a charge of $5 per class. ONLINE REGISTRATION REFUNDS for classes will be allowed only prior to the third class You may register on the Internet beginning May 10, 2010. Look for the meeting and will carry a $5 fee per class. Requests for transfers registration link on the City of McAllen website at http://parks.mcallen. and refunds must be in writing. Some of our programs, such as Adult net, or go directly to our registration site at https://webtrac.mcallen. Leagues and Facility Rentals, have different, specific policies which net. You must create a username and password, as well as enter all apply. The McAllen Parks and Recreation Department retains the pertinent household information before the website will allow you to privilege of canceling any scheduled activity that fails to generate register online. Online registration payments must be made with a Visa minimum interest. or MasterCard. INCLUSION PROCESS The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation welcomes the opportunity to accommodate our patrons with special needs so that full participation in leisure and recreation programs may be enjoyed by all. Reasonable AVOID LONG LINES! modifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis taking the USE THE EASY MAIL-IN OR ONLINE appropriate steps to ensuring a safe and enjoyable leisure experience. REGISTRATION. Patrons with special needs are encouraged to bring a companion with them for assistance at no extra charge in lieu of an additional staff member. The initial request for accommodation should be made RETURNED CHECK POLICY on the program registration form. Contact Rosemary Fuentes, Lark A $25 service charge will be assessed for all returned checks, and Community Center Manager, at (956) 681-3340 for complete details students will be removed from classes until finances are settled. on the Special Needs Program. 22
  • 24. REGISTER ONLINE AT: www.mcallen.net