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  • 1. fall 2010 CREEKSIDE CAMPOUT 10 FOR T EX AS R ACE HAUNTED T RAIL AND C ARNIVAL SANTA STOPS The Woodlands Township Recreation Center • 5310 Research Forest Drive • 281-210-3950
  • 2. TUPELO PARK Program registration begins Monday, August 2. Most fall programs begin the week of September 20. Three Easy Ways to Register: Special Events 3 1. Online - 2. Phone - 281-210-3950 Riva Row Boat House Programs 5 3. Walk-In - The Woodlands Township Recreation Center Aquatics Programs 5 The Woodlands Township Recreation Center accepts VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS and DISCOVER. Outdoor Education Programs 6 Recreation Center Hours: Waterway/Town Green Parks Programs 6 Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.* Preschool Programs 7 Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Closed Sundays Youth Programs 9 *The Woodlands Township Recreation Center is closed at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month for Gorilla Hole. Tennis Programs 12 The Woodlands Township Recreation Center will be closed: Adult Programs 14 Monday, September 6, for Labor Day Thursday, November 25, for Thanksgiving Adult Fitness Programs 17 Saturday, December 25, for Christmas Athletic Leagues/Tournaments 19 Saturday, January 1, 2011, for New Years The Woodlands Township Recreation Center will close early: WAIVER: By nature, many recreation programs involve body Friday, December 24, at 5 p.m. contact, considerable physical exertion, emotional stress and/ or use of equipment that represents a certain risk to participants. Friday, December 31, at 5 p.m. It is recommended that you check with your physician prior to participation in any programs. Registrants, in any program assume Where to find us: responsibility for all risks, implicit or direct, by participation in said activity or facility. Participation in any parks & recreation activity constitutes a waiver of certain rights. Please review the waiver by visiting www. or by calling 281-210-3950. PHOTO WAIVER: I hereby authorize and give my full consent to The Woodlands Township and their agents and assigns to take, copyright and/or publish any and all photographs, videotapes and/or film (the “Media”) in which I, or my child, may appear while participating in the Program. I further authorize that The Woodlands Township to transfer, use or cause to be used, the Media in any exhibitions, public displays, publications, commercials, art and advertising purposes, without limitations or reservations If you have questions about parks, pools, pavilions, field rentals or facility reservations, please call 281-210-3900 or visit
  • 3. SPECIAL EVENTS Touch a Truck There’s fun for the entire family! Get up close and personal with all kinds of big trucks. Ages: All. FEE: Free! Saturday, August 21 9 - 11 a.m. Rob Fleming Aquatic Center parking lot Circus Clown Catastrophe featuring: the Tunnel of terror! In the Fall of 1983, the Pinecone Circus came to town. The Flaming Hoopsters was the big attraction that year and people came from miles around to see the lion tamers perform their stunts. No one expected the big top to burst into flames. As the circus spectators ran for the exits, the clowns tried their best to put out the fire with their pails of water leaving some clowns scarred forever. Some say they still haunt the Pinecone Circus. Ages: Recommended for ages 10 and older. FEE: $8/person, $1 off per canned food item (max $3 discount) October 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 8 - 10:30 p.m.* Rec Center *Last tickets sold at 10 p.m. Concert in the Park Fall Series Mummy Masquerade All concerts held at beautiful Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands. A masquerade full of goblins and ghouls, monsters and Ages: All. FEE: Free! mummies and plenty of yummy treats to fill up your tummy! Get “wrapped” up in all our games, dancing Sunday, Oct. 3 Akina Adderly (Soul) and music and don’t forget to get dressed up for the Sunday, Oct. 10 Swing Thing (Country Swing) annual costume contest! Fun for the whole family! 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Ages: Recommended for ages 10 and younger. FEE: $7/ Sunday, Oct. 17 Fab 5 (British Invasion) child, children under six months are free Sunday, Oct. 24 Johannes Linstead (World Music) Friday, October 29 and Concert in the Park is produced by The Woodlands Township and 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Rec Center Saturday, October 30 presented by Munday Chevrolet. Want to volunteer for the trail or the carnival? E-mail parkrec@! Arts in the Park A free family event with live music, dance and other performing art Jack-O-Lantern Challenge groups. Also features handmade goods sold by local artisans. Ages: Enter your jack-o-lanterns in the second annual jack-o-lantern challenge! Pumpkins will be judged at dusk. Ages: All. FEE: Free, includes carving All. FEE: Free! supplies and pumpkins while supplies last! The Lodge at Rob Saturdays, September 11, 18, 25 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Fleming Park Sunday, October 17 at Concert in the Park 5:30 p.m. Northshore Park Spooky Spaghetti Dinner Need something to do while the kids are off for Columbus Day? Grab your witches’ hat and hop on your broom to our Spooky Spaghetti Dinner! We will have a witch hat decorating contest, mummy making 4th Annual Creekside Campout race, and serve some slimy but delicious spaghetti. For dessert we’ll roast Remember when life was simple? You weren’t tied to the TV and marshmallows and listen to a haunted Halloween tale. Kids, wear your computer for entertainment and real fun meant catching fireflies costume for a costume contest! Ages: All. FEE: $40/family of four, $5/ with friends and camping out in the yard. Relive that fun with your each additional family member kids and grandkids. Fee includes dinner, breakfast, snacks and all 5:30 p.m. Dinner Rob Fleming activities; just bring your tent and sleeping bags. More information Monday, October 11 #6047.300 at 6 p.m. Park Pavilion can be found at FEE: $100/family of four, $25/extra family member. Buy four sleeping bags for $100; $25/each additional sleeping bag. Purchase a kayak card for $30 and Black Friday Events get two kayaks for two hours (a $10 discount)! Parents, check out the two Black Friday programs scheduled for the fall season! It’s a perfect way to do holiday shopping without bringing the kids! Saturday, November 6 2 p.m. – 9 a.m. Rob Fleming Park #6069.309 Parents Day Out - page 4 - Sunday, November 7 Playball Black Friday Event - page 9 SPECIAL EVENTS 3
  • 4. 3rd Annual Angel Tree Daddy-Daughter Dinner Dance Join The Woodlands Township and Salvation Army to make this Let your daughter be a star on this special night! The evening includes Christmas special for someone in our community! The Angel Tree will dinner, dessert, dancing, games and giveaways. Don’t miss out on a be at The Woodlands Recreation Center beginning Monday, November perfect opportunity to share a lifetime of memories with your daughter. 8. Pick your angel, purchase the gift and return it to the Rec Center Registration begins Monday, November 15. Ages: All. FEE: Up to before Saturday, December 11. January 17, 2011: $100/pair, $40/extra sibling; After January 17, 2011: $110/couple, $45/extra sibling Breakfast with Santa Saturday, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Join Santa and his elves for a catered breakfast by the fireplace at The February 12, 2011 North Town Hall Ballroom Lodge in Rob Fleming Park. Festivities include breakfast, carolers and photographs. Don’t forget your camera! To ensure your family’s spot, pre- register for the event! Ages: All. FEE: $25/family of four, $5/additional Where in The Woodlands is Rudolph? family member Even with a nose so bright, we lost Rudolph last Christmas night! Can you help us track him down? Register to receive instructions and clues to The Lodge at Rob his location as you explore local parks! Ages: All. FEE: $5/family Saturday, December 18 10 a.m. #6029.310 Fleming Park December 1 - 25 Woodlands Township parks and facilities #6067.310 The Lodge at Rob Thursday, December 23 10 a.m. #6029.320 Fleming Park Santa Stops! Visit Santa without all the lines and fuss! Santa is coming to The Woodlands so you can tell him your Christmas wishes. Stop by the park and bring a camera. There is no need to pre-register. The event will be canceled in the event of bad weather. Call the Rec Center at 281-210-3950 for verification. Ages: All. FEE: $3/child Thursday, December 16 6 p.m. Riva Row Boat House #6080.310 Tuesday, December 21 11 a.m. Terramont Park #6080.320 Holiday Drop-In Dayz Camp Join us this holiday and celebrate with us. Come one day or all days; Fun with Santa just register early! Determinations are made five days prior to each Santa is coming to the parks! Don’t be a grinch and stay at home. date whether enough participants are enrolled to hold the camps. Celebrate with holiday crafts, games, music and fun! Don’t forget your Each camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is held at the Rec camera! To ensure your spot, pre-register for the event. Limited walk-ups Center, unless otherwise stated. Ages: 6 - 12. FEE: $40/day; multi-day will be available. Ages: All. FEE: $15/child, $7/additional sibling discounts available Terramont Park Thursday, December 16 10:30 a.m. #6020.310 Monday, December 20: 12 Days of Christmas #2031.310 Pavilion Winter vacation begins! Gear up for the holidays with games The Lodge at Rob and a pizza party. Make your holiday wish list to send to Santa. Monday, December 20 1 p.m. #6020.320 Fleming Park Tuesday, December 21: Texas Christmas #2031.320 Everything is big in Texas, including Christmas! Make gifts Letters to Santa for friends and family, Texas-style. Jolly St. Nicholas wants to hear from you! Santa will write your reply faster than red-nosed Rudolph can fly! Don’t forget to include a return Wednesday, December 22: Reindeer Games #2031.330 address. Start sending letters after Thanksgiving. Play reindeer games all day then watch Rudolph The Red- Nosed Reindeer on the big screen. Send letters to: Thursday, December 23: Elf Workshop/Gift Swap #2031.340 The Woodlands Recreation Center Make ornaments and a cool toy like the elves do! We will Attn.: Santa Claus also have a gift swap (gifts provided). 5310 Research Forest Drive The Woodlands, TX 77381 Monday, December 27: Gingerbread, Candy Canes, Cookies #2031.350 Sweets galore! Make gingerbread houses, decorate holiday cookies and go on a candy cane hunt! Parents Day Out Tuesday, December 28: Holidays Around the World #2031.360 Parents get your shopping done or enjoy a night on the town! Kids are sure to Find out how other countries spend their holidays through have a jolly good time with us! Bring crafts and games. your gifts and we will provide the paper Wednesday, December 29: Winter Animals #2031.370 and bows to wrap them. We will also Reindeer, snow dogs, penguins and more! watch a holiday movie on the big screen Thursday, December 30: Snow Days #2031.380 and do a craft and game. Bring a pillow It snows in Texas today! Make crafts and experiments and blanket; pizza included. Ages: with “snow.” 5 - 12. FEE: $25/child, $10/additional sibling Friday, December 31*: New Years #2031.390 Countdown to the New Year at 12 noon! A party and Friday, November 26 Noon - 3 p.m. Rec Center #6039.310 celebration will be held! * Camp ends at 3 p.m. Friday, December 10 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Rec Center #6039.320 4 SPECIAL EVENTS
  • 5. RIVA ROW BOAT HOUSE PROGRAMS Riva Row Boat House Fees: $15/for first hour, Kayaking 101 Spend two hours with us and learn all you need to know to get started $5/additional hour; $35/full day. Riva Row Boat with this great sport. You will even get to kayak beautiful Lake House offers team-building events, birthday Woodlands. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $40/person parties and more starting at $200! Call 281-210- 3965 for more details. The Riva Row Boat House Saturday, September 18 10 a.m. #9020.310 is sponsored in part by Orvis. Saturday, September 25 10 a.m. #9020.320 Riva Row Boat House Hours: Through Sept. 30: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, October 2 10 a.m. #9020.330 closed Wednesdays. Oct. 1 - Dec. 31: 9 a.m. to sunset; closed Tuesdays Saturday, October 16 10 a.m. #9020.340 & Wednesdays. For more information about Riva Row Boat House, call 281-210-3965 Picnic Pack or visit Grab a friend or a loved one and meet us at the Riva Row Lake Paloma Reservoir Tour Boat House for a Get a two-hour guided tour of nature; great for bird watching! Snack picnic lunch and a and drink included. * The tour will meet at Rob Fleming Aquatic Center. cruise in a kayak! Ages: All. FEE: $50/person Must provide at least 24 hours notice. Lake Paloma at Saturday, Sept. 11 10 a.m. - Noon Rob Fleming Park* #9040.310 FEE: $60, includes a two-hour tandem Lake Paloma at rental and lunch from Saturday, Oct. 9 10 a.m. - Noon #9040.320 Rob Fleming Park* Hubble and Hudson. Lake Woodlands Sunday Excursion Must register at least one week prior to the start of all Riva Row Boat Let us guide you around Lake Woodlands on a two-hour tour. We will House programs, unless stated otherwise. provide a snack, a drink and the kayak. Ages: All. FEE: $40 first person, $15 second person Sunday, September 12 10 a.m. - Noon #9000.310 Sunday, September 26 Sunday, October 3 Sunday, October 17 10 a.m. - Noon 10 a.m. - Noon 10 a.m. - Noon #9000.320 #9000.330 #9000.340 AQUATIC PROGRAMS Sunday, October 31 10 a.m. - Noon #9000.350 Get details about all the fall aquatic programs Little Kayaker on The Woodlands Mom, dad, grandparents bring your little adventurer and we will show you both the ins and outs of a kayak; you’ll even go for a ride! Snack and Township Web drink are provided. Ages: All. FEE: $20/class site. There are Thursday, September 9 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.310 programs for all Thursday, September 16 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.320 ages. Join the fun! Thursday, October 7 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.330 Thursday, October 14 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.340 Thursday, October 28 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.350 Thursday, November 4 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #9010.360 Fly Fishing from a Kayak with ORVIS This class is for those who want to learn to fly fish from a kayak. Learn kayak safety, casting techniques and lots more. Each participant will receive lunch, T-shirt and flies. Kayak rental included. Must register two weeks prior to session. No refunds given for cancelling the week of the program. Location and dates are to be determined. Call 281-210-3965 for updated information. Age: 18 and older. FEE: $270 Resident, $290 Non-resident Saturdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. #9020.300 AQUA DEEP WATER • SWIM CLINICS CYCLONE SWIM TEAM • AQUA WEIGHTS RIVA ROW BOAT HOUSE & AQUATICS PROGRAMS 5
  • 6. OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS Fly Casting Clinics Wilderness First Aid This class will cover basic casting fundamentals and provide a ground This 16-hour course is perfect for those involved in activities that work for understanding fly rods and reels, basic fly types and other take them beyond the boundaries of traditional urban emergency components of fly fishing. You will need comfortable clothing, sunglasses medical services, such as hikers and backpackers. This course meets the and sunscreen. Be prepared to have some fun! All equipment provided. requirements for training in back country emergency response and is Ages: Individuals: 14 and older. Families: 11 and older. FEE: Individuals: approved by the American Camping Association and Boy Scouts and $45/person; Families: $60/parent-child team Girl Scouts of America. Three-year certification issued upon successful completion of class. Ages: 14 and older. FEE: $135/person Individual Clinic First day meets at Sunday, October 10 9 a.m. - Noon Alden Bridge Park #4562.300 Saturday, December 4 and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. the Lodge at Rob #4579.300 Sunday, December 5 Fleming Park Family Clinic Sunday, October 10 1 - 4 p.m. Alden Bridge Park #4563.300 Mountain Biking Clinic All Day Fly Fishing School This course is designed to give you a practical introduction to mountain biking. The course will take place on the trails within The Woodlands. This school will cover basic and intermediate casting techniques, Each participant will gain a better understanding of his/her bike and how understanding fly rods and reels, basic fly types, fly selection, knots and to use it properly and safely while negotiating obstacles. Great way to their use in fly fishing along with other components. Last hour of class spent spend leisure time! No experience needed. Participants must provide their applying what you have learned while fishing. You will need comfortable own mountain bike and bike helmet. Bring your own lunch and a drink. seasonable clothing, lunch, sunglasses and sunscreen. All equipment Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $40/person provided; no license needed. Ages: 14 and older. FEE: $125/person Sunday, November 14 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Start at Rec Center #4130.300 Saturday, September 11 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Alden Bridge Park #4564.300 WATERWAY AND TOWN GREEN PARK PROGRAMS Movie Night at Waterway Square WATERWAY WEDNESDAYS! Enjoy an outdoor movie and the beautiful fountain with a date, co-workers, friends or family! Picnics, chairs, blankets and coolers welcomed. Popcorn Join us for some fun at Waterway Square. Please pre-register. Ages: 2 - and refreshments will be available for purchase. Ages: All. FEE: Free! 4. FEE: $12/child, $7 each additional child Saturday, October 23 7 p.m. Waterway Square E.T. Fall Fiesta with Scarecrows Saturday, October 30 7 p.m. Waterway Square Back to the Future Make a mini scarecrow with doll clothes! Great fun for boys and girls. Saturday, November 6 7 p.m. Waterway Square Homeward Bound September 15 11 a.m. - Noon #6820.310 Saturday, November 13 7 p.m. Waterway Square Rudy Cars, Boat, Trains and Planes Caroling in the Square Learn about different modes of transportation and bring home a car, boat, train and plane! Enjoy wonderful holiday carols performed live! Picnics, chairs, blankets and coolers welcomed. Ages: All. FEE: Free! September 29 11 a.m. - Noon #6820.340 Sundays, December 5, 12 and 19 6 - 8 p.m. Waterway Square Mummy Wrap Trick or Treat Trail Make a silly mummy and afterwards make homemade slime! Choose your own slime color! Trick or treat at Waterway Square for festive fun and special treats! Ages: All. FEE: Free! October 20 11 a.m. - Noon #6820.320 Sunday, October 10 5 - 7:30 p.m. Waterway Square The Itsy Bitsy Spider Teen Concert Learn the song and make a spider craft! Each child takes home their own stuffed spider! Join us for an evening of great live music for teens by teens! November 10 11 a.m. - Noon #6820.350 Friday, September 24 7 - 9 p.m. Waterway Square Giving Gobblers Tailgater Training Make a hanger turkey and feather art in honor of Thanksgiving! Learn classic tailgating games and some delicious and easy recipes for November 17 11 a.m. - Noon #6820.330 your next tailgate party. Ages: All. FEE: $10/person Saturday, September 25 10 a.m. Town Green Park #4850.300 6 OUTDOOR EDUCATION & WATERWAY AND TOWN GREEN PARK PROGRAMS
  • 7. Town Green Tuesdays - NEW! Little Photographers – two-day series Bring your little photographer to take photos at the parks and we will Bring family and friends to enjoy a Tuesday evening at the park after print photos and make them into a themed collage to bring home! Bring a hard day of work! Must sign up the Thursday before each event to your digital camera with a memory stick. Ages: 3 - 5. FEE: $30/child reserve a spot! Pizza and water provided. Each class runs 5 to 7 p.m. two-day session Ages: All. FEE: $20/family of four/day, $5/additional family member Water, Water, Waterway Monday, Sept. 20 September 14: Kayak and Kickball #6840.310 Everywhere! Square Meet at Riva Row Boat House for a kayak ride from 5 to 6 p.m. and 10 - 11 a.m. #4485.300 Boats and Riva Row then head over to Town Green Park for a game of kickball, pizza and Monday, Sept. 27 Outdoor Fun! Boat House fun! This is a great way for the family to wind down after a long day. September 21: Crafts and Catch #6840.320 Celebrate your child’s next birthday at The Woodlands Township Paint a birdhouse and play all different kinds of catch! Recreation Center! We have a prime location with lots of possibilities, September 28: Painting Picassos #6840.330 such as having access to the multipurpose court, skate park, tennis Paint a canvas while basking in the outdoors! One large canvas per courts, playground and pool. There are two great rooms that can be family. Best family canvas will be awarded! Other arts and crafts will reserved for less than $50 for two hours. Give us a call 281-210-3950 be available. and reserve your next birthday party with us. PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Tyke Hike* Flurries and Flakes* A hike specially designed for your little tyke! Special surprises and a Snowmen, snowflakes, “snow” much fun! *Parent participation scavenger hunt of items to collect along the way will keep your little required! Ages: 2 - 5. FEE: $12/child, $7/additional sibling one interested and ready for more! A snack is provided at the end of the Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 10 - 10:45 a.m. Rec Center #4518.340 quarter-mile hike. *Parent participation required! Ages : 3 - 6. FEE: $12/child Monday, Sept. 27 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. George Mitchell Trailhead #5742.310 The Park Pack Make new friends or meet old George Mitchell pals! The “Park Pack” will Thursday, Oct. 21 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. #5740.320 Trailhead meet for six dates at a new park each playtime. Use squirt guns, Building Brains - LEGO® Class hula hoops, beach balls, sand Use LEGO® Duplo and K’NEX educational kits to build math and toys and more; snack and a science skills. These educational building kits have specially-designed craft are included. Ages: 2 - 5. gears, levers and pulleys that teach students to build simple machines that FEE: $60/child really work! Instructor: Kim Koenig, 713-204-0770, The Fountains at Ages: 3 - 6. FEE: $350/child Tuesday, Aug. 17 9:30 a.m. Waterway Square Readiness - Mondays, Tuesday, Sept. 7 9:30 a.m. Tupelo Park 1 - 2 p.m. Rec Center #2299.310 Pre-K Sept. 13 - Dec. 6 Tuesday, Sept. 21 9:30 a.m. Terramont Park Tuesdays, #4525.300 Kindergarten 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center #2299.320 Tuesday, Oct. 5 9:30 a.m. Town Green Park Sept. 7 - Dec. 7 The Lodge at Rob Goblins, Ghosts and Goodies* Tuesday, Oct. 19 9:30 a.m. Fleming Park Join us for spooktacular fun! Little goblins will celebrate Halloween Tuesday, Nov. 9 9:30 a.m. Bear Branch Park by playing a ghoulish game, making a ghost and enjoying a terrifying treat. *Parent participation required! Ages: 2 - 5. FEE: $12/child, $7/ additional sibling Preschool Meet, Greet and Play* Are your children tired of playing at home with the same ol’ things? Let Tuesday, Oct. 26 10 - 10:45 a.m. Rec Center #4518.310 your kids have fun with our toys and equipment, and get some adult conversation for yourself! *Parent participation required! Ages: Crawling Gobble ‘Til You Wobble* to Preschool. FEE: $1/child/day Bring your little turkey out for some fall fun! Tots will make a Wednesdays, Sept. 1 - Oct. 6 10:30 a.m. - noon Rec Center #4540.100 Thanksgiving turkey and trot through the park. *Parent participation required! Ages: 2 - 5. FEE: $12/child, $7/additional sibling Thursday, Nov. 18 10 - 10:45 a.m. Rec Center #4518.320 Don’t miss iKids Inc.! Technology programs for ages The Little Gingerbread Man* 2 ½ to 12, featuring Computer Build a mini gingerbread house, read a holiday book and decorate a Class, Digital Media, LEGO® gingerbread man. *Parent participation required! Ages: 2 - 5. FEE: $12/ Tech and Robotics. Look for these child, $7/additional sibling popular iKids programs on The Woodlands Township Web site, Tuesday, Dec. 14 10 - 10:45 a.m. Rec Center #4518.330! WATERWAY AND TOWN GREEN PARK & PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS 7
  • 8. Little Artist Series* Hot Shots Have a talented toddler on your Dribble, shoot, score! This program includes basic basketball skills, such hands? Each week “Little Artists” as shooting, dribbling, passing and teamwork. *No class held the week of will get their hands and their November 27. Ages: 4 - 5. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident clothes messy, plus leave each class Saturdays, with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5620.310 September 11 - October 2 *Parent participation required! Activities will be different than Saturdays, 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5620.320 November 6 - December 4* previous Little Artist Series. *No class held on November 24. Ages: 3 - 6. FEE: $60 Wednesdays, Sept. 1 - Oct. 6 10 - 11 a.m. Rec Center #4540.310 Tiny Tots Golf This class will teach golf concepts vital to the swing and making good Wednesdays, Nov. 3 - Dec. 15* 10 - 11 a.m. Rec Center #4540.320 contact with the ball. Great opportunity to expose your youngster to golf. All equipment provided. Parent participation required. Ages: 3 - 5. FEE: Book Buddies Clubhouse $80 Resident, $90 Non-resident, $15 supply fee Call and book your slot seven days in advance. Ages: 4 - 7. FEE: $115, Tuesdays, Sept. 7 - 28 9 - 9:45 a.m. Rec Center #5753.310 includes all materials. Register for two sessions and receive a $25 Thursdays, Oct. 5 - 26 9 - 9:45 a.m. Rec Center #5753.311 discount; three sessions, a $50 discount. Siblings registered at the same time receive a $25 discount. Classes taught by Texas-certified teacher. Sight and Sounds Soccer 4 Tots* Your child will get a “kick” out of this program! Participants will learn This session will assist students with phonics of the alphabet. This how to pass, dribble, trap and shoot the ball; short-sided games will be program is best suited for students that have been introduced to the played. Parent participation is required for three-year-old class. Shin alphabet. *There is no class held October 26. guards are mandatory. *Parent participation required! *No class held the Tuesdays, Sept. 21 - Nov. 16* 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center #4642.310 week of November 27. Ages 3 - 5. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident I Can Read Age 3 This session is for beginning readers. It focuses on sight words and simple Saturdays, Sept. 11 - Oct. 2 9:50 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5600.310 sentence reading. This program is best suited for students that have a Saturdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 4* 9:50 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5600.320 strong knowledge of the alphabet and phonics. Wednesdays, Sept. 22 - Nov. 17 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center #4642.320 Ages 4 - 5 Saturdays, Sept. 11 - Oct. 2 10:40 - 11:20 a.m. Rec Center #5601.310 I Can Write This session is for early readers that want to write simple stories. Students Saturdays, Nov. 6 - Dec. 4* 10:40 - 11:20 a.m. Rec Center #5601.320 will use sight words and simple one subject pictures to start stories. This program is best suited for students that can read simple sentences and Fury Mini-Sluggers have strong knowledge of sight words. Learn the fundamentals of T-ball including catching, throwing and Thursdays, Sept. 23 - Nov. 18 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center #4642.330 running the bases. Participants must bring their own mitt. Ages: 4 - 6. FEE: $55 Resident, $65 Non-resident Star Gymnastics Tuesdays, Sept. 14 - Oct. 5 4 - 5 p.m. Alden Bridge Sportsfields #5737.310 Enter your child in gymnastics to develop the fundamentals of performance exercise. This program is developed to train both the mind Tuesdays, 4 - 5 p.m. Alden Bridge Sportsfields #5737.320 and body’s physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, balance, Oct. 19 - Nov. 9 and grace. Taught by former Division I NCAA Gymnast Alison Sarucci. *Will not meet November 26 or December 24. Ages: 2 - 5. FEE: $70/child Sports of All Sorts Fridays, Sept. 3 - 24 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5500.310 What better way to find out what your child wants to play! Your little athlete will love getting a taste of basketball, soccer, playing catch, and Fridays, Oct. 1 - 22 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5500.320 working as a team! There will be a few surprises in store, too! *No class Fridays, Nov. 5 - Dec. 3* 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5500.330 Thursday, November 25. Ages: 3 - 5. FEE: $65 Resident, $70 Non-resident Fridays, Dec. 10 - Jan. 7* 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5500.340 Thursdays, Sept. 9 - Oct. 14 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Rec Center #5741.310 Thursdays, Oct. 21 - Dec. 2* 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Rec Center #5741.320 Coed Cheerleading Classes encompass cheers, chants, jumps, dances, beginner stunts, and basic tumbling. Instructor: Brandi Jackson-Scott, more than 30 years of Tennis Tikes Children will play a variety of games and drills that focus primarily on cheerleading experience. Contact 888-53-CHEER (24337) or cheernrg@ hand-eye coordination. Skills will be taught with an emphasis on tennis. for additional information. Ages: 5 - 12. FEE: $65/ All participants must bring their own racquet. Ages: 4 - 5. FEE: $45 person Resident, $75/person Non-resident Resident, $50 Non-Resident Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center #3623.310 Mondays, Sept. 20 - Oct. 11 10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5700.310 starting Aug. 31 Mondays, Oct. 18 - Nov. 8 10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5700.320 Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center #3623.320 starting Aug. 31 Mondays, Nov. 15 - Dec. 6 10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5700.330 PARENTS CAN GET FIT, TOO! Moms and Dads, use the fitness room to get your own workout while your kids are in class! Pay a discounted drop-in rate of $3. 8 PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • 9. Play Ball PERFORMING ARTS DANCE WITH CAROLINE BATSON A 10-week informal introduction class to ball and motor skills including soccer, hockey, tennis, volleyball, basketball and baseball. Program runs All classes are geared towards the joy of learning dance and performing from September 20 - November 22. Ages: 2 - 4. FEE: $140/Resident, on stage. Caroline Batson is a degreed dance professional for 30 years. $150/Non-resident, plus $20 one-time registration fee Age 2 Mondays 10:30 - 11 a.m. Rec Center #5661.300 *Baby Ballet Join anytime! Learn great pre-ballet technique and politeness while enhancing your Age 3 Mondays 11 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5662.300 child’s imagination. Pink ballet slippers pink tights and black or pink Age 4 Mondays 11:30 a.m. - Noon Rec Center #5663.300 leotard required. Tutus are okay! Ages: 2 - 3. FEE: $50/month 10 - 10:30 a.m. Playball Black Friday Event Thursdays, Sept. - Dec. 10:30 - 11 a.m. Rec Center Drop your kids off early and go get your shopping in before the sales are over. Your kids will enjoy different games and activities throughout the morning. Must be potty-trained. Ages: 2 - 6. FEE: $40 Ballet & Tap Join anytime! Preschool class designed to introduce your child to dance! Plies, Friday, Nov. 26 6 - 9 a.m. Rec Center #5664.300 skipping, shuffles and a performance for the whole family to enjoy! Build your child’s self confidence and love for the arts. Black leotard, pink tights pink ballet slippers and tan tap shoes required. Can wear DANCE CLUB 4 KIDZ is a progressive curriculum offered September any tutu they like! Ages: 3 1⁄2 - 5. FEE: $75/month through May. Birthday cutoff date is September 1 to enter all classes for Thursdays, Sept. - Dec. 11 a.m. - noon Rec Center two- to nine-year olds. Current students enrolled may hold their space until the 20th of each month by paying for the upcoming month. After the 20th of the month, enrollment is open to new students! Registration fee is $25. For more information and required dance attire, contact Miss Ellen Mommy & Me Twinkle Toes - Dance Club 4 Kidz at 832-274-0662 or e-mail A special mother - daughter dance class in a fun atmosphere with creative movement, ballet, tap and tumbling! This one-of-a-kind Dance Club 4 Kidz - Ballet, Tap and Tumbling class for our tiniest ballerinas offers an exciting musical and dancing experience. Special tea parties and dress up days included! Ages: 2 - 3. Unique and creative dance classes designed for girls with a treasure chest FEE: $60/month Resident, $65/month Non-resident full of props, children will be singing and dancing to non-traditional dance music. All our music encourages singing and having fun while Fridays, starting September 3 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Rec Center dancing to learn. Ballet and tap dancing stories promote acting out stories to music, adding the elements of dance your child loves! Your Jazzy Jems and Junior Jems Have your little “Jem” learn to dance the fun way with jazz, ballet child will develop concentration, confidence and coordination. Class and tap! This class will also include more progressive tumbling. They includes dress up days, tea parties and an in-house family showcase day will learn how to count music, song and dance routines, technique, in December. Ages: 3 - 4. FEE: $65/month Resident, $75/month Non- rhythm and style. Through the use of barré, props, center, dance resident stories and floor progressions, dancers will learn positioning, footwork, Age 3 combinations, leaps and turns. Class includes dress up days, tea parties Mondays, starting September 13 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center and a family dance day in December. Dancers will learn song and dance routines to showcase in lieu of a recital. Ages: Jazzy Jems: 7 - 9 (entering Tuesdays, starting September 7 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center second or third grade), Junior Jems: 5 - 6 years (entering kindergarten). Wednesdays, starting September 8 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center FEE: Jazzy Jems: $80/month Resident, $90/month Non-resident; Age 4 Junior Jems: $65/month Resident, $75/month Non-resident Jazzy Jems Mondays, starting Sept. 13 5:30 - 7 p.m. Rec Center Mondays, starting September 13 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center Junior Jems Mondays, starting Sept. 13 Noon - 1 p.m. Rec Center Tuesdays, starting September 7 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center Junior Jems Fridays, starting Sept. 10 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center Wednesdays, starting September 8 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center YOUTH PROGRAMS PSAT/SAT Prep Course Frankenstein Friday Prepare your student for the PSAT/SAT with highly effective strategies A haunted hour full of goblin games and spooky snacks! Frankensteins for all three sections (verbal, math, and writing). Your child’s confidence will play Halloween games, make a spooktacular craft and enjoy a will skyrocket when they learn the correct way to approach the problems. terrifying, yet terrific snack. Ages: 6 - 10. FEE: $12/child Vocabulary words and real SAT practice problems will be administered. Friday, October 15 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #4643.310 Instructor has more than 12 years experience with the SAT and ACT. Pencil, calculator (preferably scientific calculator) and official SAT study guide, second edition are required. Ages: Grades 9 - 12. FEE: $100/person Santa’s Workshop Come and make a gift for your loved ones! We’ll construct it, wrap it and Wednesdays, Aug. 25 - Oct. 6, review 6 - 7 p.m. 8203 Millennium Forest #4644.300 get it ready to go under the tree. Ages: 6 - 10. FEE: $12/child Drive, Building II session on Oct. 8 Friday, December 17 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #4643.320 PRESCHOOL & YOUTH PROGRAMS 9
  • 10. Pajama Party Art Afterschool Put on your pj’s and grab your pillow and blanket, we’re having a party! City ArtWorks offers fun, engaging, hands-on classes that center on We’ll watch a movie and enjoy pizza and popcorn, decorate a pillowcase specific artists and art periods each semester. Classes are open to young and play slumber party games! Ages: 6 - 10. FEE: $15/child artists of all skill levels. For more information, visit Friday, January 14, 2011 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Rec Center #4643.330 or call 713-681-1331. Ages: 6 - 13. FEE: $150, includes all art supplies, instruction, and a student portfolio Hook, Line, Sinker Mondays, Oct. 4 - Dec. 13 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #4484.300 In this one-day clinic, Park Rangers will teach children the basics of fishing, including how to tie up a line, bait a hook and catch a fish. Teddy Bear Tea Parents are welcome to join in the fun! Fishing poles are needed. Ages: 5 What better way to show your teddy how much you love them! Enjoy hot - 14. FEE: $20/family of four Resident, $25/family of four Non-resident cocoa and cookies, decorate your own tea cup and play a teddy bear game. Saturday, Nov. 6 8 - 10 a.m. Creekwood Park #4060.300 Don’t forget to bring your best bear friend! Ages: 4 - 8. FEE: $15/child The Lodge at Rob Saturday, November 20 11 a.m. #6004.300 Building Brains – LEGO® Fleming Park Learn to build simple machines using gears, levers and pulleys and Innovative Game Group – P.E. for Homeschoolers then motorize the machines using Capture the flag, “500,” Hide and Seek and games galore! This unique LEGO® and K’NEX educational physical education program will engage your child in activities that kits and curriculum while building involve fun and fitness. Instruction provided by a former CISD teacher. math and science skills. Class also includes competition challenges *No class the week of November 22. Ages: 8 - 14. FEE:$100/child, $75/ to build the best design. Instructor: Kim Koenig at 713-204-0770, each additional sibling Ages: 1st and 2nd graders. Fee: $350 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5841.310 Tuesdays, Sept. 7 - Dec. 7 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center #2298.300 Sept. 7 - Oct. 14 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #5841.320 Double Dare Challenge Oct. 19 - Dec. 2* We double dare you to come out and compete with other youth in the first-ever Double Dare Challenge! Competitions will include slime, Star Gymnastics water, pudding and more! Prizes awarded. Wear a bathing suit and shoes/ Enter your child in gymnastics to develop the fundamentals of clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Don’t forget a towel! Pizza and performance exercise. This program is developed to train both the mind drinks included. Ages: 7 - 10. FEE: $15/child and coordination, balance, and grace. *No class on November 25. Taught by former Division I NCAA Gymnast Alison Sarucci. Ages: 6 - 10. FEE: The Lodge at Rob Friday, September 10 6 - 8 p.m. Fleming Park #5499.300 $75/child Thursdays, September 9 - 30 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #5510.310 Spooky Science Thursdays, October 7 - 28 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #5510.320 Your child is sure to have a SPOOKtacular time participating in fun and Thursdays, November 4 - December 2* 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #5510.330 educational “spooky science” experiments. Explore optical illusions, use the science of sound to create “howling cups” and “screaming balloons,” Thursdays, December 9 - 30 4 - 5 p.m. Rec Center #5510.340 make Halloween slime, BOO bubbles, and more! Children will be able to take home a set of supplies/instructions for some of the experiments to Baton Twirling repeat them at home for mom and dad! Ages: 5 - 10. FEE: $80 Under the direction of champion twirler, Sue Young, young girls will Mondays, Oct. 4 - 25 5 - 6:15 p.m. Rec Center #4704.300 learn basic twirling skills while enhancing hand-eye coordination and gaining confidence and self-esteem. Batons will be available at the first Gorilla Hole class. Ages: 6 and older. FEE: $70 Resident, $80 Non-resident Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 4 - 4:45 p.m. Rec Center #5561.310 A night out for you and your kids! A safe and fun social program that offers indoor and outdoor games, music, snacks and competitions. Dress Wednesdays, Oct. 20 - Nov. 17 4 - 4:45 p.m. Rec Center #5561.320 code and proper behavior enforced. Ages: Grades 5 - 6. FEE: $7/person Krazy for Karaoke Night Turkey Birdie Golf Camp September 3 -sing some of your favorite 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center This one-day golf camp will cover golf basics and help each child with songs their set up and swing fundamentals. Limited equipment; bring own Black Light Night - paint clubs if possible. Balls included. Ages: Grades 1 - 5. FEE: $50 Resident, September 17 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center party & glow-in-the-dark games $60 Non-resident, plus $15 supply fee Fright Night - watch Saturday, November 13 9:30 a.m. - Noon Rec Center #5754.310 October 1 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center Gremlins, eat snacks & popcorn October 15 Creepy Costume Night - winners will receive prizes! 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center Fury Sluggers The fundamentals of baseball will be taught by a professional coach who Rock Night - listen to rock will focus on hitting and pitching. Bring your own mitt and bat. Ages: November 5 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center music & play Rock Band 7 - 10. FEE: $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident Tween Talent Night - Alden Bridge November 19 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center Tuesdays, Sept. 14 - Oct. 5 5 - 6 p.m. #5738.310 showcase your talent; prizes! Sportsfields A Not-So Silent Night - Alden Bridge December 3 7 - 9:45 p.m. Rec Center Tuesdays, Oct. 19 - Nov. 9 5 - 6 p.m. #5738.320 enjoy holiday jams, crafts & food Sportsfields 10 YOUTH PROGRAMS
  • 11. Basket-Ballerz PERFORMING ARTS DANCE WITH CAROLINE BATSON Advance your child’s knowledge of the fundamental skills of basketball, including dribbling, ball-handling, passing and shooting. *No class held All classes are geared towards the joy of learning dance and performing on November 24. Instructor: Sarah Torre, former varsity basketball coach on stage. Caroline Batson is a degreed dance professional for 30 years. and CISD teacher. Ages: 5 - 8. FEE: $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - 29 5 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #5735.310 Homeschool Ballet, Jazz & Tap Join anytime! An introductory class specifically made with the homeschooler in mind. Wednesdays, Oct. 6 - 27 5 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #5735.320 Have fun exploring ballet and proper technique at the barré and center Wednesdays, Nov. 3 - Dec. 1* 5 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #5735.330 floor. Enjoy classical jazz taught to fun kid music and great American classics! Attire: black leotards, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tan tap shoes are needed. Tutus are okay! Ages: 5 - 10. FEE: $50/month Reindeer Round Up Golf Camp Thursdays, September - December 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Rec Center Get some shopping done while your kids enjoy a round of golf. Your child will learn golf skills in a fun and positive environment. Limited equipment; bring own clubs if possible. Balls included. Ages: Grades 1 - Performing Arts Ballet Ballet Made Fun! 5. FEE: $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident, plus $15 supply fee This is an introductory ballet class for students to enjoy learning proper barré and center technique. Performing builds up your child’s Saturday, December 11 9:30 a.m. - Noon Rec Center #5755.310 self-confidence and the students see the reward of all their hard work! Proper walking and standing for all, good manners and politeness Shred Skateboard Camp encouraged. Students will need black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers. Join anytime! Ages: 6 - 11. FEE: $75/month Skateboard series teaching the basic skating skills that lead you to becoming a pro skater. Helmets and knee pads are mandatory! Ages: 7 - Wednesdays, September - December 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center 12. FEE: $50 Resident, $55 Non-resident Saturdays, Sept. 25 - Oct. 16 9 - 10 a.m. Bear Branch Skate Park #4589.300 Performing Arts Jazz Join Anytime! Enjoy the wonderful world of American jazz dancing. Leap, learn to turn and enjoy the great American styles! Performing builds up your Fencing child’s self-confidence and children see the reward of all their hard Sign up now and join the fun! First month, all equipment provided. work. Proper stage etiquette encouraged! Students need tan jazz shoes Instructor: Bayou City Fencing. Ages: 6 and older. FEE: Musketeer: 1x/ and comfortable attire and black jazz pants welcome. Ages: 6 - 11. FEE: wk: $100/month Resident, 2x/wk: $140/month Resident. Intermediate $75/month : 1x/wk: $140/month Resident, 2x/wk: $160/month Resident. There is a Wednesdays, September - December 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Rec Center $10 non-resident fee. Beginners & Musketeers Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center Teen Arts Jazz Join Anytime! (foil and sabre) Saturdays 1 - 2 p.m. Rec Center If your child has always wanted to learn to dance, they will have a great time with this half-ballet, half-jazz class. Experience proper ballet barré Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Rec Center and center floor, all the wonderful stretches of jazz, isolations and great 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. floor combinations! Need ballet shoes, jazz shoes and comfortable attire Intermediate & Mixed Age Saturdays Rec Center (only foil) (ballet leotard and jazz pants are welcome, but not necessary. Ages: 12 (foil and sabre) 2 - 3:30 p.m. and older. FEE: $75/month Saturdays Rec Center (only sabre) Saturdays, September - December 10 - 11 a.m. Rec Center i9 Sports Cheerleading Cheerleading class includes stretching, cheers, jumps, motions and routines. Ages: 4 - 14, beginner and intermediate levels. FEE: $60/month Resident, $70/month Non-resident. Register for i9 Sports Flag Football all four sessions and receive a $20 discount! Class includes passing, catching, de- Mondays, August 30 - September 27 flagging and offensive and defensive positioning. Ages: Mondays, October 4 - 25 4 - 14, beginner and intermediate levels. Shadowbend 4:30 - 6 p.m. FEE: $60/month Resident, $70/month Mondays, November 1 - 29 Park Non-resident. Register for all four sessions and receive a $20 discount! Mondays, December 6 - 27 Mondays, August 30 - September 27 i9 Sports Soccer Mondays, October 4 - 25 4:30 - 6 p.m. Shadowbend Class includes fast-paced drills, skill-building exercises, offensive and Mondays, November 1 - 29 Park defensive positioning and scrimmages. Ages: 4 - 14, beginner and intermediate levels. FEE: $60/month Resident, $70/month Mondays, December 6 - 27 Non-resident. Register for all four sessions and receive a $20 discount! Mondays, August 30 - September 27 Mondays, October 4 - 25 4:30 - 6 p.m. Shadowbend Don’t miss iKids Inc.! Technology programs for ages 2 ½ Mondays, November 1 - 29 Park to 12, featuring Computer Class, Digital Media, LEGO® Tech Mondays, December 6 - 27 and Robotics. Look for these popular iKids programs on The Woodlands Township Web site,! YOUTH PROGRAMS 11
  • 12. Karate/Tae Learn To Play Inline Hockey I Kwon Do by Travis This camp is for children with little to no inline hockey experience. Karate Institute Students will learn correct inline skating techniques, including Self-defense program balance, stopping, starting forwards/backwards, turning and other includes blocking, kicking developmental skills. Required equipment: helmet, shin pads, elbow and punching techniques pads, gloves and a hockey stick; limited equipment available. Ages: 5 - along with kicking 10. FEE: $100 Resident, $125 Non-resident combinations with form M-F 9 - 10 a.m. Bear Branch Skating Rink #5740.310 drills; teaches self-defense, self discipline and self confidence. Instructor: Learn To Play Inline Hockey II Travis Lee Everitt, This camp is for children with little to no inline hockey experience. seventh-degree black Students will review skills learned in Inline Hockey I, and learn new belt, 42 years martial arts skills, including moving stick handling, forehand and backhand experience, seven years teaching at the Recreation Center. Ages: 5 and passing and receiving, turning, using feet to control puck and stopping older. FEE: $69/month Resident, $79/month Non-resident, $19 drop-in with the puck. Required equipment: helmet, shin pads, elbow pads, gloves and a hockey stick; limited equipment available. Ages: 5 - 10. Beginner (ages 5 - 12) white belt Thursdays 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Rec Center FEE: $100 Resident, $125 Non-resident Intermediate (any age) yellow/ M-F 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bear Branch Skating Rink #5739.310 Thursdays 5:15 - 6 p.m. Rec Center orange belts Intermediate (any age) green belts+ Thursdays 6 - 6:45 p.m. Rec Center Learn To Play Inline Hockey III This camp is for children with some inline hockey experience. Youth Golf Lessons Students will get a complete overview of Hockey I and II and engage Rain or shine, the driving range is covered and offers an automatic tee-up in fast-paced drills, skill-building exercises and scrimmages. Required system to focus on stance, grip and swing. Also includes unlimited range equipment: helmet with full-face shield, shin pads, elbow pads, gloves balls, swing analysis equipment, golf rules and golf etiquette. Classes and a hockey stick; limited equipment available. Ages: 7 - 10. available for beginners to advanced. Instruction provided by a Level III- FEE: $100 Resident, $125 Non-resident certified professional. Ages: 6 and older. FEE: $45 M-F Noon - 1 p.m.. Bear Branch Skating Rink #5743.310 per hour or five lessons for $200 Monday - Friday, Call 281-350-4900 Choice Tee Golf, 708 Register for all three classes for only $275! September 13 - November 19 for times. E. Cypresswood Drive Contact Scott Tartaglia for more information at 713-240-0778 or YOUTH & ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS Youth Tennis Classes Placement Days Junior Tennis New to our tennis programs? Unsure of what level you are? Drop in (or make an appointment!) to determine what class you belong in. Development Program for Instructors will be there to watch as you play. If you are unable to attend beginner to on the scheduled day, call 281-210-3950 to make an appointment. intermediate August 16 - 17 7 - 8 p.m. Bear Branch Tennis Courts players with the desire to play in MC Junior Team Tennis tournaments/ Looking for youth tennis players! If you can serve, keep score and rally, team tennis; coach then you are ready for team tennis. Register by Friday, Sept. 10. Six- to approval required. eight-week season. Ages: 7 - 18. FEE: $30 Resident, $35 Non-resident. Please attend a Saturday mornings and Sunday afternoons Local tennis courts #8005.300 placement day or call to set an appointment. Ages: 9 - 16. FEE: $120/session Ages 9 - 12 - Classes held Mondays and Wednesdays Youth/Adult Private & Semi-Private Tennis Instruction August 30 - Sept. 20 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8342.310 All instructors teach private and semi-private lessons; played at any Sept. 27 - Oct. 18 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8342.320 Township tennis court. Call for details. Dates and times are coordinated with the instructor. FEE: Varies among instructor. E-mail parkrec@ Oct. 25 - Nov. 15 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8342.330 for a list of instructors and fee schedule. Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Jan. 3 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8342.340 Private Physical Education (P.E.) – Tennis Ages 13 - 16 - Classes held Tuesdays and Thursdays This CISD-approved private physical education class for your junior August 30 - Sept. 20 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8343.310 high or private school students provides a superior level of instruction for singles, doubles and mixed doubles play, as well as strategy and Sept. 27 - Oct. 18 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8343.320 technique. Instructor: Lupe Cantu, certified USTA Pro. Class is held Oct. 25 - Nov. 15 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8343.330 daily from 3 to 5 p.m. For questions and enrollment information, please e-mail Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, Jan. 3 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bear Branch #8343.340 12 YOUTH & YOUTH AND ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS
  • 13. Junior Tennis Programs Session I: Aug. 30 - Oct. 8. Session II : Oct. 25 - Dec. 10. No class the week of Nov. 22. Class descriptions found online at Bear Branch Tennis Courts Program Ages Day Times Session I Session II Fee/session Mondays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8300.310 #8300.320 Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8310.310 #8310.320 $65/once a week, Rookies I – Beginner 5-6 Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8324.310 #8324.320 $130/twice a week Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8304.310 #8304.320 Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8302.310 #8302.320 Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8313.310 #8313.320 $65/once a week, Rookies I – Beginner 7-8 Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8325.310 #8325.320 $130/twice a week Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8301.310 #8301.320 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8305.310 #8305.320 Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8326.310 #8326.320 $65/once a week, Rookies II - Advanced Beginner 5-8 Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8307.310 #8307.320 $130/twice a week Thursdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. #8327.310 #8327.320 Tuesdays & $130/twice a week Rookies III - coaches approval required 5-8 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8332.310 #8332.320 Thursdays (required) Mondays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8328.310 #8328.320 Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8329.310 #8329.320 $65/once a week, Challengers I - Beginner 9 - 12 Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8311.310 #8311.320 $130/twice a week Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8312.310 #8312.320 Mondays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8330.310 #8330.320 Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8331.310 #8331.320 $65/once a week, Challengers II - Advanced Beginner 9 - 12 Wednesdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8315.310 #8315.320 $130/twice a week Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #8316.310 #8316.320 Challengers II - extended class for Tuesdays 6 - 7:30 p.m. #8333.310 #8333.320 9 - 12 $95/once a week advanced beginners Thursdays 6 - 7:30 p.m. #8336.310 #8336.320 Tuesdays #8321.310 #8321.320 $65/once a week, Beginning Aces - Beginner 13 - 17 7 - 8 p.m. Thursdays #8323.310 #8323.320 $130/twice a week Lakeside Tennis Courts Program Ages Day Times Session I Session II Fee/session Mondays 4 - 5 p.m. #8308.310 #8308.320 $65/once a week, Rookies II – Advanced Beginner 5-8 Wednesdays 4 - 5 p.m. #8309.310 #8309.320 $130/twice a week Saturdays 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. #8310.310 #8310.320 Mondays 5 - 6 p.m. #8318.310 #8318.320 $65/once a week, Challengers I – Beginner 9 - 12 Wednesdays 5 - 6 p.m. #8351.310 #8351.320 $130/twice a week Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. #8352.310 #8352.320 Challengers II - extended class for Mondays 6 - 7:30 p.m. #8334.310 #8334.320 9 - 12 $95/once a week advanced beginners Wednesdays 6 - 7:30 p.m. #8335.310 #8335.320 YOUTH AND ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS 13
  • 14. Junior Masters Tennis Program Join Anytime! Beginner Tennis Lessons Ready to advance your tennis game? Contact Lupe Cantu at Learn basic stroke mechanics, scoring, rules and game strategies. to get approval for these advanced training Classes will be held at Bear Branch Tennis Courts. *No class the week of courses. New sessions begin each month. Ages: 10 - 18. FEES: ZATS 1&2: November 24. Instructor: Connie Grzebielucha. Ages: 18 and older. $162/month, Champs: $216/month FEE: $60 Resident, $70 Non-resident ZAT 1 M/W/F Mondays, Sept. 6 - Oct. 4 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8010.310 5 - 6:30 p.m. Bear Branch ZAT 2 T/Th/F Mondays, Oct. 11 - Nov. 8 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8010.320 Tennis Courts Champs M/W/Th/F 6:30 - 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 15 - Dec. 13* 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8010.330 Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. #8009.310 US Open Labor Day Tennis Mixer Wednesdays, Oct. 13 - Nov. 10 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. #8009.320 Getting tennis mania? Join us at the courts for some Labor Day fun! Wednesdays, Nov. 17 - Dec. 15* 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. #8009.330 Pre-registration required. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $10/person Monday, September 7 9 a.m. Bear Branch Tennis Courts #8801.309 Beginner 1 Tennis Lessons This class covers the basics of proper tennis technique, including how Spooktacular Tennis Mixer to hit the call and keep score, and etiquette. No previous experience necessary. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $90 Join us for a one-of-a-kind costume party! Awards given for best costume. Pre-registration required. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $10/person Tuesdays, Aug. 24 - Sept. 28 9 a.m. Coppersage Park #8030.310 Saturday, October 31 9 a.m. Bear Branch Tennis Courts #8802.309 Tuesdays, Oct. 12 - Nov. 16 9 a.m. Coppersage Park #8030.320 Adult Tennis Mixers A night out, playing tennis! Intermediate Tennis Lessons Join us for an evening of tennis, including mixed doubles and doubles. Players must know rules, score-keeping and basic strokes. Location TBD. Bring a tennis racquet and something to drink for an evening of fun on Instructor: Connie Grzebielucha. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $60 Resident, the courts! Snacks will be provided. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $10/person $70 Non-resident Bear Branch Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. #8011.310 Second Friday of each month 7 - 9 p.m. Tennis Courts Wednesdays, Oct. 13 - Nov. 10 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. #8011.320 Wednesdays, Nov. 17 - Dec. 15* 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. #8011.330 Adult Intermediate Tennis Drills Wednesdays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8012.310 Improve your skills, participate in doubles play and meet other ladies. Wednesdays, Oct. 13 - Nov. 10 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8012.320 This class is designed with drills and getting ready for each week’s match. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $90 Wednesdays, Nov. 17 - Dec. 15* 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. #8012.330 Tuesdays, Aug. 24 - Sept. 28 11 a.m. Coppersage Park #8031.310 Tuesdays, Oct. 12 - Nov. 16 11 a.m. Coppersage Park #8031.320 Beginner 2 Tennis Lessons This class is designed to help the player develop more tennis shots and direct the ball for better play. Emphasis is placed on footwork, Adult Tennis Drills movement, ball placement and beginning strategy. Scoring knowledge is Open to all playing levels and abilities. This is not an instruction class. helpful. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $90 One hour class. Evening classes are at Bear Branch Tennis Courts; Tuesdays, Aug. 24 - Sept. 28 10 a.m. Coppersage Park #8032.310 morning classes at Cattail Park. Instructor: Connie Grzebieluch Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $60 Resident, $70 Non-resident Tuesdays, Oct. 12 - Nov. 16 10 a.m. Coppersage Park #8032.320 Day Time Sept. 6 - Oct. 2 Oct. 11 - Nov. 6 Nov. 15 - Dec. 13 Mondays 7:30 p.m. #8003.310 #8003.320 #8003.330 Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. #8004.310 #8004.320 #8004.330 Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. #8005.310 #8005.320 #8005.330 Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. #8006.310 #8006.320 #8006.330 Thursdays 6:30 p.m. #8007.310 #8007.320 #8007.330 Saturdays 8:30 a.m. #8008.310 #8008.320 #8008.330 Ladies Tennis Class Five-week class includes personal instruction, training, games and drills. Instructor: Jon Park. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $99 Resident, $109 Non-resident Beginner Wednesdays, starting Aug. 30 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Terramont Park #8234.310 Intermediate Mondays, starting Sept. 1 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Pepperdale Park #8234.320 14 YOUTH AND ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS
  • 15. ADULT PROGRAMS Freestyle Tuesdays – Paint Your Own Pottery Ballroom Dancing Create your own masterpiece! Once your masterpiece is complete, the Participants are introduced to widely-used dances in both smooth and instructor will take the personalized pottery to be glazed and fired in Latin styles, such as the Foxtrot, Waltz and Cha-Cha. The class will also a kiln. Your piece will be available for pick up the following Tuesday. teach leading and following. *No class held Nov. 23. Instructor: Brenda Snacks and drinks allowed. Babysitting is provided the first Tuesday of Seneca. Ages: 16 and up. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident each month. Ages: All. FEE: $6/adult, $3/child plus the cost of pottery, Tuesdays, which ranges from $6 to $40. Beginner #3009.310 Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 7:30 - 8203 Millennium Tuesdays, starting Sept. 7 9:30 a.m. - Noon* Rec Center #4133.310 Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. Forest Dr., Bldg II Intermediate #3009.320 Oct. 26 - Dec. 7* Spooktacular Pottery Getting ready to decorate for Halloween? Create and paint your own pottery jack-o-lantern and/or candy bowls. Your spooktacular piece will Swing/Jitterbug be back from the kiln to pick up on Monday, October 4. Register before Join in on the fun as you are introduced to the basic step and patterns of Friday, August 20 to reserve your supplies. Ages: All. FEE: $6/adult, $3/ East Coast Swing; learn leading and following skills as well. *No class held child, plus the cost of pottery, which ranges from $6 to $40. Nov. 23. Instructor: Brenda Seneca. Ages: 16 and up. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident Friday, September 24 6 - 8 p.m. Rec Center #4133.330 Tuesdays, Beginner #3005.310 Thanksgiving Perfect Platters Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 8:30 - 8203 Millennium Tuesdays, 9:30 p.m. Forest Dr., Bldg II Make a Thanksgiving platter for your family or give as a gift! All family Intermediate Oct. 26 - Dec. 7* #3005.320 members can participate to design the perfect platter keepsake. Platters will be back from the kiln to pick up Monday, November 15. Register before Friday, October 1, to reserve your supplies. Ages: All. FEE: $6/ RAD – Rape Aggression Defense adult, $3/child, plus $60 19-inch oval coupe platter A four-day program that teaches how to be safe, stay safe and to protect Saturday, November 6 2 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #4133.340 yourself. This is a free class, but you must pre-register. Taught by the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office. Ages: 16 and older. FEE: Free! Christmas Galore Sept. 13, 15, 20, 22 7 - 10 p.m. Rec Center #4301.310 Listen to your favorite carols Oct. 18, 20, 25, 27 7 - 10 p.m. Rec Center #4301.320 and make a personalized gift Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10 7 - 10 p.m. Rec Center #4301.330 for someone you love! Your gifts will be back from the Dec. 6, 8, 13, 15 7 - 10 p.m. Rec Center #4301.340 kiln by Friday, December 17. Make your reservation with deposit by Friday, November Ladies Golf Clinic 5. Ages: All. FEE: $6/adult, LPGA Professional Michelle Tomek will $3/child, plus the cost of give you a solid golf foundation to get pottery, which ranges from $5 to $50. Examples include ornaments, started. Have fun while learning in a relaxed plates, platters, mugs and frames. environment. Limited equipment, bring clubs if possible. Balls are provided. Ages: 18 and Saturday, December 11 2 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #4133.350 older. FEE: $140 Resident, $150 Non-resident, $15 supply fee Dazzling Decorative Flowers Wednesdays, October 6 - 27 6 - 7 p.m. Golf U at #5020.310 Recycle pantyhose into pretty and versatile flowers! These artificial flowers Hwy 242 are beautiful and make breathtaking decorations for your home or a Wednesdays, Golf U at party. They can be used to decorate for a bridal shower or be made into a 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. #5020.320 November 3 - 17, December 1 Hwy 242 corsage. Give it a try, you’ll be hooked! Ages: 14 and older. FEE: $25/class Introduction Class Adult Fencing Saturdays, Nov. 6 & 13 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #4134.310 Join the fun and learn a new skill at our new adult fencing classes for all levels. Instructor: Bayou City Fencing Academy. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: Advanced Class $120/month Resident; $130/month Non-resident Saturdays, Nov. 20 & 27 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Rec Center #4134.320 Thursdays, September - December 8 - 9 p.m. Rec Center Country Western Dancing Hunter Safety Learn to glide across the floor to the popular Texas two-step! No more Every hunter, including out-of-state hunters, born on or after September sitting through your favorite song. *No class held Nov. 23. Instructor: 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Brenda Seneca. Ages: 16 and up. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident Course. Instructor: Emmett Kelly of the Gun Emporium in Conroe. Beginner Tuesdays, #3002.310 Ages: 9 and older. FEE: $15 Resident, $20 Non-resident Sept. 14 - Oct. 19 6:30 - 8203 Millennium Monday, October 11 and Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Forest Dr., Bldg II 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. Rec Center #4579.310 Tuesday, October 12 Intermediate #3002.320 Oct. 26 - Dec. 7* ADULT PROGRAMS 15
  • 16. CPR, First Aid and AED Training American Heart Association CPR, First Aid, and AED Training course. Upon completion of this four-hour course, individuals will be certified NATIONAL NIGHT OUT for two years. Ages: 12 and older. FEE: $45/person Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going-away party! Every second Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rec Center #4053.300 Community-wide Kickoff at of the month Northshore Park Saturday, October 2, 2010 • 1 to 5 p.m. “Vamos a Hablar” - Let’s Talk A day of food, fun and public safety These classes concentrate on conversational Spanish in an audio-visual demonstrations for the whole community. format. No materials required. *Morning Spanish class meets every other Free parking at Hewitt Associates, 2602 week beginning the week of September 6. Instructor: Margarita Chavez. Research Forest Drive. Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $45 Resident, $50 Non-resident Sombreros Monday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Neighborhood Parties Beginners Rec Center Wednesday 6 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2010 • 5:30 to 8 p.m. Chile Monday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Register for a chance to have law enforcement personnel or The Intermediate Rec Center Woodlands Fire Department visit your party! Call 281-210-3800 or Tuesday 6 - 7:30 p.m. e-mail for more information. Chat Group Tuesdays and 7:30 - 9 p.m. Rec Center Advanced Thursdays Morning Spanish* Mondays and 10 a.m. - Noon Rec Center Liberty Mutual Commits to Sponsor Beginners Tuesdays Spanish Club The Woodlands Township Programs in 2010 This club is for those who are fluent in the Spanish language. Current events will be discussed, Spanish soap operas critiqued and more! Instructor: Margarita Chavez. Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $25/month Liberty Mutual, Resident, $30/month Non-resident one of the leading Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30 - 9 p.m. Rec Center insurance providers in the nation, supports numerous programs produced by The Woodlands Fall into Fashion Township, including Concerts Make a great first impression! Explore nonverbal cues that impact and in the Park, Arts in the Park, Muddy Trails Bash, CB&I TRI - The help formulate a confident, polished and professional image. The class will Woodlands, 10 For Texas, Touch a Truck and The Haunting/ include such topics as Identify Your Fashion Personality, Dress for Your Body Type, Define Business Casual, Reveal Wardrobe Dos and Don’ts, Carnival. Supporting safe and healthy programs with The Woodlands and more! Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $45 Resident, $55 Non-resident Township shows Liberty Mutual’s attitude in forging a strategic alliance with parks, recreation and fitness in our community. They Wednesday, Sept. 29 9 a.m. - noon Rec Center #4079.310 are proud to contribute time, energy and resources in the community where they live and conduct business. Generational Gap and the Work Place Through these programs, Liberty Mutual has been named the presenting sponsor of Arts in the Park and stage sponsor of Concerts Whether with a co-worker, customer, family member or friend, you may in the Park. In conjunction with Muddy Trails Bash, CB&I TRI - have experienced the phenomena of The Woodlands and 10 For Texas, Liberty Mutual will host “Liberty multiple generations in the workforce. Mutual Registration Days” to help raise food for the Interfaith Food This workshop examines the history Pantry where discounted fees will be available. Child identification kits and reality of the generation gap. will be provided at various programs, along with trick or treat bags and Understanding others helps us to “Firefighters Are My Friend” giveaways. understand ourselves and manage the people/situations we encounter. Ages: Liberty Mutual through its various companies, offers a full line of 18 and older. FEE: $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident insurance products for you and your entire family, including auto, Wednesday, Oct. 27 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Rec Center #4079.320 home and life, as well as personal liability. Since 1912, Liberty Mutual has committed themselves to providing broad, useful and Stress and Time Management competitively-priced insurance products and services to meet their customers’ ever-changing personal or business needs. This workshop will help you organize yourself/workspace for peak efficiency. Discover new thoughts about the time you have and new ways of doing things. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $75 For more information on Liberty Mutual products, please visit Jeremy Hohn and his staff at The Woodlands location at 3000 Research Tuesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 4 9 a.m. - noon. Rec Center #4079.330 Forest Drive, or call 281-364-1090. 16 ADULT PROGRAMS
  • 17. ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS Tough-n-Tone Fitness Two locations to choose from! Cross Training Fitness Enroll any time! Burn calories with fat-blasting, interval circuit training that Get energized with us! Early in the morning or after a hard day at the provides a great cardio workout while sculpting and toning muscles. office, this four-week camp incorporates cardiovascular and strength Workouts are lead by two certified personal trainers. Visit www. training for maximum results. Register at for more information. To register, e-mail Ages: 18 and older. FEE: Terramont: $180/first four weeks, $99/second, visit, four weeks; Town Green: $130/first four weeks, $89/second four weeks. or call 281-210-3950. Ages: 18 and older. M/W/F 5:30 - 6:30 a.m. Terramont Park FEE: $120/12-day pass; T/Th 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Town Green Park 8:30 - Cranebrook Park M/W/F e-mail toughntone@gmail. 9:30 a.m. com to register. FEE: $100/month; register 1,2,3, GO...Learn and Train to Run Rec Center T/Th. 9 - 10 a.m. online at the Township Web A three-phase running program designed for first-time runners and those site or call 281-210-3950. more experienced wanting to train for a 10-mile or half-marathon race! All phases meet weekly and receive weekly training. Instructor: Michael Kove, RRCA-certified running coach. EZ8 Running Phase 1*: 12-week walk-to-run program for beginners, that takes Let RRCA and EZ8 Certified Running Coach Erica Falcon create a participants from zero to five miles. If you’re walking, you can be running program to meet your goals, whether you want to enhance your running! Participation in a 5K race and program T-shirt are included. fitness, speed or both! Free childcare included for Levels 1, 2 and 3. Find Ages: 16 and older. FEE: $109 Resident, $119 Non-resident, Child care course descriptions and register online at Ages: available for $5/day. 16 and older. FEE: $299/person, includes participation in a local 5K, water bottle, technical running T-shirt, running journal and pre- and Tuesdays, Sept. 7 - Nov. 23 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. #5271.310 post-class body composition assessments; join with a friend and receive a Thursdays, Sept. 9 - Nov. 25 7 - 8 p.m. #5271.320 $25 discount! All levels held September 20 - November 19 Phase 2: Runners will increase distance from five to 10 miles over 12 weeks. This phase is training for a 10-mile race or preparation for Phase Level 1 M/W/F 9 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center III(half marathon). If you did not complete Phase I, you must be able to Level 2 M/W/F 9 - 10:30 a.m. Rec Center run 5 miles. No child care with this phase. Ages: 16 and older. FEE: $145 Level 3 M/W/F 8:30 - 10 a.m. Rec Center Resident, $155 Non-resident Saturdays, November 8 - January 22 6:30 a.m. #5271.330 Get Fit with Erica! Phase 3: Must have participated in Phase II or be able to run 10 miles Lose weight, decrease body fat and fit into your skinny clothes again! Free childcare included. Get group support, accountability and the fun consistently. Runners will build on initial training, adding the final you need with workouts tailored to your fitness level. Register online at distance to complete a half marathon. Topics include speed training, Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $159/month endurance and how to taper for a half marathon in January 2011. No child care with this phase. Ages: 16 and older. FEE: $115 Resident, $125 M/T/Th 7 - 8 p.m. Rec Center Non-resident Saturdays, November 8 - January 22 6:30 a.m. #5271.340 Hill Training Made Fun! Designed with the runner in mind, hill repeats not only increase running speed, power and agility, but also improve muscle tone and strength and Turbo Kick® ward off injury. Promotes weight loss, tones your glutes, and strengthens Turbo Kick® is the hottest exercise class around! The class combines your heart. Childcare is available for an extra fee. Instructor: Erica Falcon, kick boxing, sports drills and dancing in a party atmosphere where the RRCA-Certified Running Coach, EZ8-Certified Coach and competitive workout is the side effect of having fun! Turbo Kick® is featured in more road racer. Visit to register. Ages: 18 and older. than 20,000 health clubs and fitness chains around the world. Experience FEE: $59 first month, $45/monthly for returning runners; fee includes for yourself the great energetic music while you have so much fun you’ll T-shirt and water bottle. forget you’re burning so many calories! Ages: 16 and older. FEE: $60/ month Resident, $65/month Non-resident Wednesday Night Track Speedwork Customized to You! Tuesdays, starting in Sept. 7 - 8 p.m. Rec Center #5210.300 Get the most out of your limited speedwork hours and become a faster runner, whether you’re a 5K runner, a marathoner, or a triathlete! Class includes T-shirt, water bottle, class blog and individualized stats. Restore the Core A one-hour floor pilates-based class focusing on flattening and toning the Instructor: Erica Falcon, RRCA-Certified Running Coach, EZ8- whole abdominal region while strengthening the glutes, hamstrings and Certified Coach and competitive road racer. Visit www.falconfitclubs. back. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $139, plus $75 one-time equipment fee; com to register. Ages: 15 and older. FEE: $59 first month, $45/monthly for you keep all the equipment. returning runners Mondays and Wednesdays, First meeting: Wednesday, September 22 7 - 8:15 p.m. Rec Center 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Rec Center #5266.309 starting September 20 Join our FITNESS ROOM and get in shape! FEE: Daily: $5, Six-month membership: $60, Annual membership: $120, Senior adult membership: (55 and older) $80. ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS 17
  • 18. Zumba at Lunch Run the Half/Full Sneak in a little exercise on your lunch break! It’s a calorie-burning blast that’s full of fun and energy! *No class held on November 2 or 23. Ages: Marathon This class provides internet 18 and older. FEE: $40/session training for a first-time Tuesdays, Sept. 14 - Oct. 9 Noon - 12:45 p.m. Rec Center #5266.310 marathoner or a seasoned Tuesdays, Oct. 26 - Dec. 14* Noon - 12:45 p.m. Rec Center #5266.320 athlete who is ready to avoid injury by training safely. Receive all the best Tai Chi for Health information, encouragement This fun and easy-to-learn form was designed by Paul Lam, M.D. to help and details for staying strong; improve control of diabetes. Sifu David Neighbors is a certified instructor includes special details related with more than 25 years experience in martial arts. Ages: 12 and older. to women. Take the schedule FEE: $60/month Resident, $70/month Non-resident and workouts anywhere you go; easily adaptable to all! Instructor: Sandra Sutherland, RCCA Marathon Coach and New York, Chicago, Boston Saturdays, September - December 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Rec Center finisher. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $100/person Tai Chi Martial Arts (TCMA) Total Nutrition, Health & Fitness - Re-do Your Fridge Learn the 200-year-old exercise that works every muscle group in the Clean out your refrigerator and pantry and get a healthy start to the human body and helps reduce stress levels. Movements are designed to season. Learn how to grocery shop for your health. Instructor: Total relax the mind and stretch the body. Sifu David Neighbors is a certified Nutrition, Health & Fitness Trainer James Mosbey, who specializes in instructor with more than 18 years experience teaching tai chi. Ages: 16 personal training and personal food plan designs.*No class the week of and older. FEE: 1x/wk: $60/month Resident, $70/month Non-resident; November 23. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $60 Resident, $70 Non-resident 2x/wk: $100/month Resident, $110/month Non-resident Tuesdays, August 31 - September 28 9:30 a.m. #5300.310 Mondays, September - December 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Rec Center Tuesdays, October 5 - 26 9:30 a.m. #5300.320 Saturdays, September - December 9 - 10 a.m. Rec Center Tuesdays, November 16 - December 14* 9:30 a.m. #5300.330 Chinese Martial Arts Wednesdays, September 1 - 29 Wednesdays, October 6 - 27 4 p.m. 4 p.m. #5300.340 #5300.350 Kung Fu has been used for hundreds of years to promote strong minds and general health. Students will be instructed in traditional Chinese Wednesdays, November 17 - December 15* 4 p.m. #5300.360 forms, reaction drills and applications. Instructor: Sifu David Neighbors, more than 25 years experience. Ages: 13 and older. FEE: $60 Resident, $70 Non-Resident Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Saturdays, September - December 11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Rec Center For 25 years, Memorial Hermann StrollerFit® – Powered by Mommy Muscle™ The Woodlands StrollerFit® is a social network for moms with kids ages six weeks to five Hospital has years. This one-hour training class will challenge your body with cardio, provided high strength training and core work while entertaining your little one. The quality, patient- and first class is free. Class times, locations and information can be found at family-centered or call Stephanie Taylor at 713-480-3599. care. The 252-bed hospital continues Pink Ribbon Program for Breast Cancer Survivors to grow and features a robust Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation program. The program includes orthopedics, physical, occupational Specifically designed program for breast cancer survivors who are on the road to recovery! The Pink Ribbon program will help stretch and and speech therapy, the Athletic Republic™ sports performance strengthen the shoulders, chest, back and abdominal muscles that will enhancement program, and sports massage. Additionally, Memorial allow you to regain range of motion to those areas affected by breast Hermann 24-hour Emergency Care, an extension of Memorial cancer surgery and/or reconstruction. Ages: All. FEE: 30-minute Hermann The Woodlands, provides emergency care, imaging and lab sessions: 12 sessions: $300, 18 sessions: $450; 60-minute sessions: 12 services in a convenient neighborhood location at 9950 Woodlands sessions: $600, 18 sessions: $900 Parkway, just before FM 2978, across from Walmart. TIRR Memorial Hermann and Children’s Memorial Hermann hospitals provide Class schedule determined between instructor and client Rec Center superior affiliated care for those special care needs. Total Body Sculpt Preview Over the years, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands’ community involvement has included its first aid sponsorship of events such as Preview this great one-hour group personal training class that will join the CB&I TRI The Woodlands, Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas, the Rec Center schedule in Spring 2011. This preview will get you Spring Fever 5K, Muddy Trails Bash 5K/10K, and now, in 2011, looking trim and toned for those holiday parties! The class focuses on Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas. While these events are fun, building long, lean muscles using both resistance and weights to tone the there is always a chance for an accident or injury. As a result of these whole body quickly. Ages: 18 and older. FEE: $69/person, plus $60 one- sponsorships, the hospital has become much more experienced and is time equipment fee (you keep all equipment) dedicated to ensuring the safety of event participants, volunteers and Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Rec Center #5267.309 spectators. Increased collaboration with the Montgomery County December 1 - 17 Sheriff’s Office, The Woodlands Fire Department and EMS have enhanced Memorial Hermann’s medical expertise. 18 ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS
  • 19. LEAGUES League Location Dates Times Fee 2nd & 4th Fridays, Drop-in Badminton Recreation Center 6 - 8 p.m. $20 Resident, $25 Non-resident Sept. - Dec. Drop-In Soccer Lakeside Park Sports Park Thursdays, Oct. - Dec. 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. $20 Resident, $25 Non-resident Adult Drop-In Soccer ages 30 and older Bear Branch Sportsfields Wednesdays, Oct. - Jan. 8 - 10 p.m. $20 Resident, $25 Non-resident Softball (Coed, Men) Alden Bridge Sportsfields Mondays - Thursdays Evenings $450/Team Flag Football Alden Bridge Sportsfields Sundays Evenings $450/Team Coed Seven-a-Side Soccer Bear Branch Sportsfields Sundays Evenings $480/Team Men’s Basketball Recreation Center Mondays 6 - 10 p.m. $450/Team Men’s Single Ladder Tennis Any location Sept. - Dec. #8510.300 Any time $25 Resident, $35 Non-resident Alden Bridge or Men’s Doubles Tennis Tuesdays (eight weeks) 7:30 - 10 p.m. $25 Resident, $30 Non-resident Shadowbend Women’s Single Ladder Tennis Any location Sept. - Dec. #8540.300 Any time $25 Resident, $35 Non-resident Women’s Doubles Tennis Bear Branch Courts Wednesdays (eight weeks) 9 - 11 a.m. $25 Resident, $30 Non-resident Mixed Doubles Ladder Tennis - NEW! Shadowbend Courts First & Third Fridays, #8560.310 7:30 - 10 p.m. $25 Resident, $30 Non-resident NEED A PLACE TO PRACTICE? We have gym space available for team practices! Call 281-210-3950 to reserve a spot. TOURNAMENTS Midnight Mayhem Ultimate Frisbee Hat Tournament As the final bell of the school season rings, make sure you sign up for our Ultimate Hat Tournament. This one-day tournament will combine players from all over the Houston area. Snacks provided. Players sign up individually; no team needed! Ages: 16 and older. FEE: $15/player Bear Branch Saturday, September 19 7 p.m. #6042.319 Sportsfields ADULT FITNESS PROGRAMS & LEAGUES AND TOURNAMENTS 19
  • 20. Saturday, October 9, 2010 • 10-mile race • 7:30 a.m. start There’ ll be fun for the whole family at the Texas-sized race and post-race party! The post-race party begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration can be done online, in person or on race day. Register before Thursday, September 30, 2010, and pay $45. From October 1 - 8, 2010, registration is $50. Race day registration is $55. 10 for Texas is produced by: Title Sponsor: Register your child, ages 5 to 12, for the Third Annual One 4 Texas Kid’s Fun Run before October 8, 2010 and pay $15. Race-day registration is $20. Race starts at 7 a.m. t he fo u r t h a n n u a l c r e e k si d e c a m p o u t November 6 - 7, 2010 • 2 p.m. - 9 a.m. • Rob Fleming Park, Village of Creekside Park For more information on The Woodlands Township Recreation Center, visit: The Woodlands Township: 281-210-3800 The Woodlands Township Recreation Center: 281-210-3950