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  1. 1. ^ W O O D L A A ^ T O W N S H I P ACTION 6UIDE Spring 2014 'EXPERIENCE WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER! T h e W o o d l a n d s T o w n s h i p Parks and Recreation D e p a r t m e n t 5310 Research Forest Drive • 281-210-3950 • E-mail:
  2. 2. Program registration begins IVIonday, December 2, 2013. All programs must meet a minimum number of participants to be held. Please register for all programs! Drop-ins are only permitted if space allows. W e v a l u e y o u r f e e d b a c k ! If you are unhappy with the quality of a program, please inform staff at the Recreation Center immediately. Please help us improve our programs! Three E a s y Ways to Register: 1. Online -, click the "Register for Rec Programs" button. 2. Phone-281-210-3950 3. In person - The Woodlands Township Recreation Center The Woodlands Township accepts VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS and DISCOVER. Recreation Center Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.* Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Closed Sundays *The Woodlands Township Recreation Center is closed at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Fridays of the month for Gorilla Hole. The Woodlands Township Recreation Center will be closed: Wednesday, January 1,2014 (New Year's Day) Friday, April 18,2014 (Good Friday) Monday, May 26,2014 (Memorial Day) Bear Branch Park The Woodland: High School • • The Woodlands Recreation Center Bear Branch Sportsfields Building I Parks. Recreation and Environmental Services Campus 8203 Millennium Forest Drive Main Building FOR MORE INFORMATION Special Events Spring Break Camps Riva Row Boat House Programs Outdoor Programs Preschool Programs Youth Programs Youth Afterschool Programs - NEW! Gorilla Hole Birthday Parties - NEW! Tennis Programs Aquatic Programs Athletics Programs Fitness Programs Adult Programs Environmental Services Programs 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 Program updates/changes: Please check the Township Web site at Where to Find U s : 5310 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381 Research Forest D r C O N T E N T S To 1-45 > • WAIVER: By nature, many recreation programs involve body contact, considerable physical exertion, emotional stress and/or use of equipment that represents a certain risk to participants. It is recommended that you check with your physician prior to participating in any programs. Registrants in any program assume responsibility for all risks, implicit or direct, by participation in said activity or facility Participation in any parks and recreation activity constitutes a waiver of certain rights. See inside back cover for waiver and release wording, including the photo/media waiver Please call The Woodlands Township Recreation Center at 281 -210-3950 or visit for more information. The Action Guide is a proud recipient of the Communicator Award of Distinction If you have questions about T h e Woodlands Township's parks, pools, pavilions, field rentals or facility reservations, please call 281-210-3800 or Email reservations(
  3. 3. SPECIAL EVENTS SPRIN6 FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in the park T H H W 0 0 n I ,t N 2 - 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12 9 a.m. » s Enjoy an afternoon with your family and friends at Rob Fleming Park! Bring your lawn chairs and coolers and enjoy a variety of entertainment from local theatre arts groups. Local artisans are on-site with handmade works of art to purchase for gifts or just for you! The Kid Zone includes bounce houses and crafts where kids can explore their creative side. Ages: All. FEE: Free! Art and concessions available for purchase. Saturday, March 8 Enjoy an EGGclting breakfast with an EGGcellent bunny! Includes a craft and egg hunt. Don't forget to bring a camera. Ages: All. FEE: $40 Resident family of four, $45 Non-resident family of four, $7 per additional family member Ttie Lodge at Rob Fleming Park #6025.144 Dinner with the Ducks This event is sure to be a quackin' good time! Join the bunny and his favorite duck friends for a delicious dinner, an egg hunt and a quack-tastic craft! Ages: All. FEE: $40 for a family of four, $45 Non-resident family of four, $7 per additional family member. c n m ' P'"' Saturday, April 12 Rob Fleming Park The The Lodge at #6025.154 Rob Fleming Park Bunny Bash featuring the FlashUght Egg Hunt The whole family will have a great time with snacks, crafts, music and a flashlight egg hunt! Ages: All, ages five and younger will hunt first, then ages six and up will hunt. FEE: $20 Resident child, $25 Non-resident child. Thursday, April 17 c . _ " P"^' The Lodge at #6025.124 Rob Fleming Park Kayak Easter Ee? Hunt Interested in being a vendor or performer at A r t s in the P a r k ? Visit www.thewoodlandstow/ to apply! Touch-A-Truck Fun for the entire family! Get up close and personal with all kinds of big trucks. The "construction zone" has tons of opportunities for kids to get messy, plus a giant sandbox! Ages: All. FEE: Free! No registration required. In the event of inclement weather, please call 281.210.3950. Saturday, February 22 (Rain date - March 29) In the 9 a.m. to noon Each parent/child kayaking team will take a trip down the Waterway on a search for Easter eggs! Riva Row Boat House rules apply to this program. Ages: Any age child, must be accompanied by an adult to ride In the kayak, FEE: $45 Resident pair, $50 Non-resident pair. B e sure to s e e page 5 for other fun activities at Riva Row Boat House! Saturday, April 19 9 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #6025.134 Brunch with the Bunny Bring out the family for some Easter fun, including an egg hunt and Easter craft, plus an "egg'cellent brunch! Don't forget to bring your camera! Ages: All. FEE: $40 for a family of four, $45 Non-resident family of four, $7 per additional family member. Rob Fleming Aquatic Center Sunday, April 19 11 a.m. The Lodge at Rob Fleming Park #6025.114 Spotlight" Teen Talent S o hw In the Spotlight Teen Talent Show highlights the talents of teens, ages 13 to 18. The competition is judged on the abilities of each contestant/group according to their overall appeal, showmanship, interaction with the audience and overall talent. Winners will have the option to perform at the Arts In the Park event on Saturday, March 8, 2014! Sign up to audition today, either online or at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center. Call 281-210-3950 for details. FEE: $10 per act to audition. Auditions Wednesday, February 5 or Thursday, February 6 Talent Individual audition times will be assigned after registration Rec Center Show Friday, February 28 7-10 p.m. Waterway Square mm 20M • *miiii W S 1
  4. 4. SPECIAL EVENTS / Concert in the Park Spring Series All concerts are held at beautiful Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. Ages: All. FEE: Free! ~ Quiet Company (Pop/Rock) Sunday, Marcti 2 Sunday, March 9 Yelba (Variety-Latin Park - Buck Yeager Band (Country) Sunday, March 16 Northshore Sunday, March 23 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Band) EasyMoney Band (Variety) Swing Thing (Country Swing) Sunday, March 30 Sunday, April 6 The Fab 5 (British Invasion) Sunday, April 13 Vocal Trash (Earth Friendly) Concert in the Park is produced by The Woodlands Township and presented Have a spectacular time at these events held in conjunction with Concert in the Park! Onsite supplies and spaces are limited, arrive early and visit The Township tent to sign up! Ages: All! FEE: Free! Time: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. (Please note: Sunday, April 6 program starts at 5 p.m.) Please check The Woodlands Township Web site for the complete schedule. Sunday, IVIarch 2 • Family Picnic Party Bring out the entire family for a picnic and concert! Dinner and drinks provided. (Food and drink quantities are limited and will be available on a first come, Tirst served basis.) Sunday, IVIarch 9 - Spring Break Spectacular Kick start your spring break with Sunday fun on a giant slide, make your own slime and more! Sunday, IVIarch 16 - Green Game Day Get your green on for leprechaun relays, a family craft and green galore! Sunday, March 23 - Paint in the Park Get messy with the Parks and Recreation Department at a painting party! Don't miss the local artist onsite! Sunday, IVIarch 30 - 4th Annual Family Building Contest You bring your shovels, we'll bring the sand! Sandcastle Sunday April 6 • EXTRA LARGE Egg Hunt Bring an Easter basket for this giant egg hunt, and a camera for photos with the Easter Bunny! Park access and parking will be limited. Egg Hunt begins promptly at 5 pm! Sunday, April 13 - Bicycle Bash Ride out to the concert for the Bicycle Bash! Special bike parking and party for those that "ride"! Hook, Line and Sinker Kick back on the pond and let our Park Rangers teach you the basics of fishing. This one-day clinic will teach your child how to tie up a line, bait a hook and catch a fish. Parents are welcome to join in the fun. Fishing poles are required. Ages: 5 -14. FEE: Free! Must register in advance. Saturday April 5 Family Camping Experience 7th Annual C m Ter-Ra-Mont Family Camping Experience a p Get away without leaving The Woodlands! Camp out and enjoy crafts, games and outdoor activities. Dinner, breakfast, snack and all activities are included, just bring your tent and sleeping bags! Registration required. Ages: All. FEE: Family of four: $125 Resident, $135 Non-resident, $30 per additional family member. Need a tent and sleeping bags? Buy four sleeping bags and a tent for $100, $60 tent only $25 per additional bag. Saturday, March 22 Sunday, March 23 •^2 12 p.m.-9 a.m. ' " ' W l f ^ R Terramont Park #6069.104 8-10 am. Creekwood Park #4060.104 ?** Annual Creekwood Rihin^ Derby Bring your fishing poles and we'll provide the bait! T-shirts are given on first-come, first-served basis. Prizes will be awarded for longest, heaviest and smallest fish caught. The 7'" Annual Creekwood Fishing Derby is sponsored by The Woodlands Professional Firefighters Association. Ages: All. FEE: Free! No registration required Saturday, April 12 8-10 a.m. Creekwood Park & Pond
  5. 5. SPECIAL EVENTS Spaces for the CB&I TRI and Muddy Trails races are limited. Sign up today before they Fill upl O e Water Swim Day pn The Woodlands) 5 0 0 - m e t e r s w i m • 15-mile b i k e • 5K run The CB&I TRI - The Woodlands triathlon, a USAT sanctioned and certified event, is scheduled for Saturday, May 3,2014,7 a.m., at Northshore Park. The triathlon consists of a 500-meter swim, a 15-mile bike and a 5K run. Registration will be capped at 1,300 participants. For more information, call 281-210-3800 ore-mail To register, January 1 -10 Early Registration Registration Jan. Late Registration Jan. 1 - Jan. 20 $95 Individual, $150 Relay Team $105 Individual, $160 Relay Team 21-until filled $115 Individual, $170 Relay Team ?4nnual M d y Trails Bash ud There Is something for everyone at this event including a 5K run, 10K run, one-mile kids' fun run, 2K9 fun run for you and your dog plus a crawfish competition and festival in the park. All courses wind through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve, located on 1,800 wooded acres adjacent to Rob Fleming Park in Creekside Park. All racers will receive a finisher's medal and free food at the post race party! Ages: 5 and older, FEE: s e e chart below. Saturday, April 5 4 p.m. The Lodge at Rob 5K Run - Registration capped at 900 runners USA Track and Field Sanctioned limed run 10K Run - Registration capped at 500 runners USA Track and Field Sanctioned timed run Kids' Fun Run - Registration capped at 300 runners One mile untimed fun run 2K9 Fun Run - Registration capped at 75 runners 1.1 mile untimed fun run Fleming Park Jan. Feb. 1 - Feb. 15 - $35 16-April 4-$40 Race Day - $45 Jan. Feb. 1-Feb. 15-$40 16-April 4-$45 Race Day - $50 Jan. Feb. 1-Feb. 15-$25 16-April 4-$30 Race Day - $35 Jan. Feb. 1-Feb. 15-$25 16-April 4-$30 Race Day - $35 Free to enter; food available for purchase Post race party with a live band and kid zone M d y Bowl at M d y Trails Bash ud ud Who has the best boiled crawfish in town? Teams (up to eight memtiers) receive minimum of two sacks of crawfish, ice, serving containers, 10' x 10' tent, table and chairs. Each team supplies their own cooking materials, spices andfireextinguisher. The boil Isrightbefore the Muddy Trails race. Teams compete for Best Crawfish, People's Choice, Best Decorated Tent and Best Cajun Dish. Ages: All. FEE: $200fiveperson team, $5 additional member Saturday, April 5 Cooking begins at noon The Lodge at Rob Practice open water swimming for a triathlon! No instruction provided. Walkup registration welcome. Last swimmer must enter water before 8:30 a.m. Swimmers must exit water between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Ages: 14 and up. Wo registration for the long course after 8:15 a.m. FEE: Short course $15, long course $25, both courses $30; day of registration: Short course $20, long course $30, both courses $35. Saturday, April 26 Long Course: 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Northshore Pari< #5184,114 Saturday. April 26 Short Course: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Northshore Parte #5184.124 Saturday, April 26 Both Courses: 7:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Northshore Park #5184.134 First Timer Sprint Triathlon Internet Training For self starters who want to start racing triathlons! Review and practice triathlon techniques in monthly meetings. Online communication for assistance, explanations and encouragement. Coach Sandra Sutheriand, USAT RRCA and TXTRI, provides instruction for sports nutrition and prep for thefirstrace. Must register in advance! Ages; 14 and up. FEE: $100 Resident, $110 Non-resident. Program # 5183.144. Triathlon First Timers Clinic Overall Review and Open Water Swim Practice Educates triathletes in fundamentals of completing sprint-distance triathlons. Learn swim, bike, run, transition techniques and maps, and get a checklist tor race day Coach Sandra breaks down the swim and discusses sighting, pacing and bi-lateral breathing. Participants take away a weekly workout plan! Must register in advance! Coach: Sandra Sutheriand, USAT, RRCA, TXTRI. Ages: 14 and up. FEE: $35 Resident, $40 Non-resident (Includes one open water short course) Saturday, April 26 10 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Northshore Park #5183.114 O e Water Swim Clinic with TJ pn Great for first time triathletesi Athletes new to open-water swimming learn about challenges of swimming In the CB&I TRI. Includes training materials and swimming tips. Must register in advance! Instructor: TJ Fry. Ages: 14 and up. FEE: $25 Resident, $30 Non-resident. Includes one open water short course. Saturday, April 26 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Northshore Park #5183.124 OutRival Racing - O e Water, Lon^Course S i Clinic pn wm One day clinic covers what to expect on race day and how to tackle the 2.4 mile swim. Provides specifics for race morning protocol, the mass start, navigation techniques, what to expect while swimming the course and the Waterway, pros and cons of speed suits and wetsuits, and how to mentally tackle the swim. Taught by Coach Michelle LeBlanc of OutRival Racing, the official coaching service of Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Texas. Fee Includes handouts and extra instruction. Pre-reglstratlon Is required for this program. Check-in at 6:45 a.m., clinic starts at 7 a.m., swim begins at 7:30 a.m. FEE: $35 Resident, $40 Non-resident Saturday, April 26 6:45 a.m. Northshore Park #5183.134 Fleming Park S E I L £V£NTS 3 P CA
  6. 6. SPRIHG BREAK CAMPS Building Brains LEGO® Spring Break C m a p Build simple motorized machines using gears, levers and pulleys using LEGO® and K'NEX kits. Compete to build the best design. Pack a lunch, two snacks, water bottle, tennis shoes and sunscreen. Instructor: Ages: 5 -10. F E E : half day: $225 Resident, $235 Non-resident; full day: $365 Resident, $375 Non-resident. March 10-14 (M-F) Friday, January 3 A Very Woodlands Winter 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center #2031.383 Monday, January 20 Dreaming of a Texas Summer - Ivlartin Luther King Day 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Rec Center Monday, February 17 A Lovely Sunny Dayz President's Day 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center 1 #2031.303 #2031.393 Sign up for all five days of Spring Break Dayz in advance and receive a $50 discount! F E E : $50 per day, $15 per day sibling discount. Tuesday March 11 Waddling Walruses Wed., March 12 Jumping Jaguars Thurs., March 13 Swimming Sharks Friday, March 14 Hopping Hippos „ „ .-.on „ ™ 0 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Rec Center #2031.144 7.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Rec Center Center #2031.154 i 7 . , n o m >;-'5nnm 0 a.m.-5.30 p.m. Rec Center Center #2031.164 ^ ^ r.^n „ „ , 7,30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Rec Center #2031.174 7.-n , , „ c.on „ „ , 1 7.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Rec Center #2031.184 i 1 ] 7..ono„, K.Qn,^,v, #2298.114 Rec Center #2298.124 1 -4 p.m. Rec Center #2298.134 Eneineerin? For Kids - TOYS, TOYS, and more TOYS! Morning session introduces younger students to mechanical engineering using the Engineering Design Process to design, create and test solutions for an assortment of toys. Afternoon session uses LEGO® WeDo™ Robots, to build an airplane rescue, a giant escape, and a sailboat storm. Students also learn how to program and operate their creations with a lap-top computer. ^ Ages 4 - 7. Fee includes supply costs. F E E : half day: $250 Resident, $260; S Non-resident, full day: $385 Resident, $395 Non-resident. * March 10 -14 (M - F) Spring Break Drop-In C m s a p Monday, March 10 Flying Frogs Rec Center 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 10-14 (M-F) Come one day or all days; just make sure to register early! Ages: 6 -12. F E E : $50 per day $15 per day sibling discount 9 a.m. - noon March 10-14 (M-F) Holidav Drop-In Campf 9 a.m. - noon #2290.114 March 10 -14 (M - F) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. #2290.104 En^ineerine For Kids - H w Amusing! o Morning session challenges students to design a theme park. Students building on reflective and problem-solving skills, while exploring multiple engineering disciplines. Afternoon session students participate in a "Robotic Olympics" and send their best robots to compete. Students build a basic robot using an EV3 LEGO® Robotics educational kit, then modify it to perform athletic challenges such as basketball, hockey wrestling, and track. Ages 7-14. Fee includes supply costs. F E E : half day: $250 Resident, $260 Non-resident; full day: $385 Resident, $395 Non-resident. more information, please 9 a.m. - noon #2290.124 March 10 -14 (M - F) For March 10 -14 (M - F) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. #2290.134 visit WWW.fHEWeOMANMfOWNfHIPTXXOV/PMICfAmiliCM^^^ click " P r o g r a m s a n d E v e n t s " t h e n click " S u n n y Dayz C a m p s " or e m a i l 4
  7. 7. RIVA ROW BOAT HOUSE PROGRAMS Register for a great program or plan a personalized group j event at our newest recreation facility! Kayak Fee: Tandem - $20 forfirstfiour Single - $15 forfirsthour $5 per additional hour for single or tandem, no cap on hourly rentals. Operational Hours Beginning January 2,2014:9 a.m. to sunset, last boat out one hour before sunset. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Riva Row Boat House 2101 Riva Row • The Woodlands, Texas 77380 • 281-210-3965 or email NOTE: All classes require minimum registration of two class to run, so register early! Kayaking with Kids students for the Mom, dad, grandparents: bring your kids to the Boat House and we will show you the ins and outs of a kayak, you'll even get to go for a ride! Ages: All. FEE: $20 per class. Group Oufme Have your next birthday party, family reunion, special interest group or company team building event at the Riva Row Boat House! Scavenger hunts, guided tours, communication drills and much more. Ages: All. FEE: Packages start at $200 and vary in price. Please call the boathouse to make reservations for group events. Saturday, March 8 any time Riva Row Boat House any time Riva Row Boat House any time Riva Row Boat House #9500.134 Riva Row Boat House #9000.114 Saturday, March 15 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #9000.124 Saturday April 5 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #9000.134 Saturday, April 19 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #9000.144 Saturday, May 3 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House Riva Row Boat House #9010.124 5 - 6 p.m. Riva Row Boat House #9010.134 Thursday April 24 5 - 6 p.m. Riva Row Boat House #9010.144 5 - 6 p.m. Riva Row Boat House #9010.154 5 - 6 p.m. Riva Row Boat House #9010.164 #9000.154 Saturday, May 17 5 - 6 p.m. Thursday, April 10 Make an appointment with our certified kayak instructor for a dynamic and in-depth lesson; it's everything you need to know to start paddling! Please call the Boat House for an appointment. Ages: 10 and older, FEE: Single lesson: $50 one person, $60 two people; Three-lesson package: $100 one person, $135 two people. Program #9001.114. Let us guide you around Lake Woodlands on a one and a half hour tour. We will provide a snack, a drink and the kayak. Must register in advance of the class. Ages: All. FEE: $40 first person, $15 second person. 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 20 Private Kayaking Lessons Lake Woodlands Excursion Saturday, March 1 #9010.114 Grab a friend or a loved one and meet us at the Riva Row Boat House for a picnic lunch and a cruise in a kayak! Must provide at least 24 hours notice. FEE: $60, includes a two-hour tandem rental and lunch from Hubbell and Hudson; Program #9001.104. #9500.124 Saturday, May 10 Boat House Picnic Pack #9500.114 Saturday April 12 Riva Row Thursday, May 8 Join us and help keep Lake Woodlands trash free! Just pick a day below and register You will receive a trash bag and when you bring it back full of trash, you will get a free one-hour rental the next time you visit. You must stay in the boat. Please call Boat House to register. 5-6 p.m. Thursday, May 22 Uke Woodlands Clean Up Thursday, March 6 #9000.164 Kayaking 101 Introduction to Stand Up Paddline Don't miss the egg-citing Row Boat House, details page 1 of this guldel Learn the basics of this great sport! We'll teach you all you need to know to get started. You will even get to kayak beautiful Lake Woodlands. Ages: 12 and up. FEE: $40 person. Saturday, March 8 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House Saturday, March 22 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #9020,124 Saturday, April 12 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House #9020.134 Saturday, May 10 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House Saturday, May 24 10-11:30 a.m. Riva Row Boat House Kayak Easter in the Special Egg Hunt at Riva Event section on PROGRAM AND EVENT UPDATES The Woodlands Township makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of program information. Updates, such as fees and location changes, to programs and events will be posted to #9020.144 #9020.154 mm #9020.114 (SUP) Learn the basic skills to SUP Great family fun and exercise! Please call the Boat House to set up your lessons. Ages: 8 and up. 2014 • RiVA ROW B A IIOtlSE PR06RA^5 OT
  8. 8. OUTDOOR PROGRAMS Get outdoors with Jan Hackett! HyCastine Clinic Learn basic casting fundamentals and provide a groundwork for understanding fly rods and reels, basic fly types and other components of fly fishing. You'll need comfortable clothing, sunglasses and sunscreen. All equipment provided. Ages: 14 and up. FEE: $40 per person Resident, $45 per person Non-resident. Individual Sunday February 16 Go in the lw 1 -4 p.m. Sunday, April 27 #4562.114 1 -4 p.m. Sunday, March 16 1 -4 p.m. Alden Bridge Parl< #4562.124 #4562.134 Participants will learn about the survival mind set, conventional and alternative fire methods, signaling, water collection, basic snare construction and protection from the elements in this learn-by-doing class. Wear comfortable seasonable clothing, sunglasses and sunscreen, and be prepared to have some fun! All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Ages: 14 and older; 11 and older if participating with a parent. FEE: $55 Resident, $65 Non-resident. Jones State Forest #4577.114 This 16-hour course is perfect for those involved in activities that take them beyond the boundaries of traditional urban emergency medical services, like hikers and backpackers. This course meets the requirements for training in back country emergency response and is approved by the American Camping Association and Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. Twoyear certification issued upon successful completion. No experience required. Ages: 14 and older. FEE: $140/person Resident, $150/person Non-resident. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Rob The Lodge at Fleming Park #4578.114 The Lodge at Rob Fleming Park Dark Hike and Hunt Get the whole family together for a brand new night hike and scavenger hunt series! FEE: $40 family of four, $50 Non-resident family, $10 per additional family member. Saturday, January 11 George Mitchell Preserve Trailhead, 5171 Flintridge Drive The Woodlands, 77381 7 p.m. Sunday, February 16 #2303.114 #2303.124 #2303.134 Tree Tots Toddlers explore the sights and sounds of nature! Class includes hands-on projects, touch and feel exhibits and outdoor exploration. Ages: 4-5. FEE: $15 Resident per child, $20 Non-resident per child. Monday, January 13 1-2p.m. Tuesday, February 18 Wednesday March 26 10 -11 a.m. 1-2p m Thursday, April 24 1-5 p.m. Wilderness First Aid Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2 9 a.m. to noon Friday, March 28 Wilderness Survival Sunday, April 13 Be a part of a global happening in more than 75 nations as hundreds of cities worldwide gather for World Tai Chi Qigong Day Tens of thousands of people will come together for the sole purpose of advancing personal and global health and healing. Activities include an open practice including several schools, free classes, sand painting, origami and tai chi demonstrations. Age: All. FEE: Free! For more information, Saturday, April 26 Clinic Oieone Day 15*' Annual World Tai Chi and #5742.114 10-11 a.m. 1 #5742.124 The Lodge at Fleming Park #5742.134 #5742.144 Get WL with W o on Wednesdays! ID od Get some quality time outdoors with a wood working project! Ages: 7-12. $20 Resident per class, $25 Non-resident per class. Bird House January 15 Derby February 19 4:30-5:30 p.m. Car Small Hinged Box March 5 4:30-5:30 p.m. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Rob The FEE: #4700.114 Lodge at #4700.124 Fleming Park #4700.134 C P U E that Flae, Ui Peneuin...You N m It! AT R a e Calling all kids! Come on out for some exciting capture games! Prizes and snacks provided. Pre-registration required. Ages: 8-12. FEE: $10 Resident per day $15 Non-resident per day #4702.114 1 - 3 p.m. Terramont Park Saturday, February 1 Saturday, March 8 Saturday, April 26 10 a.m.-Noon 3-5 p.m. Sawmill Park #4702.124 Alden Bridge Park #4702134 "WILD"liFe Education Get smart about snakes, insects and arachnids! Join Clint the Snake Man and his staff from Texas Snakes to learn more about the creatures around us. Class will learn how to identify different kinds of snakes, snake safety and more! Class details coming soon! For program information, please call 281-210-3950 or email! PLAY!-Family Fun Challenge Does your family have what it takes? Families compete on a variety of secret challenges throughout the Township parks. Register by February 1 to participate! Family Fun Challenge kicks off on Monday February 3,2014. Families have until May 1,2014 to complete the challenges. FEE: $60 Resident family $70 Non-resident family Fee includes secret challenges and supplies. Program #2302.114.
  9. 9. PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Coach Sarah Torre P r e s c h o o l e r s Soccer 4 Toh a r e h a v i n g a ball in T i n y T e n n i s ! P r o f e s s i o n a l t e n n i s c o a c h e s teat:h t h e - R M d a n T e n t a l s of t e n n i s w i t h Your child will get a "kick" out of this program! Parent participation required. Participants will learn how to pass, dribble, trap and shoot the ball. Shin guards are mandatory. *No class on April 19 and May 17. F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident. Ages: 2-3'A g a m e s a n d drills on c o u r t s right-sized for tiny t e n n i s p l a y e r s ! Saturdays, January 4 - 25 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5602.114 Saturdays, February 1 - 22 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5602.124 Saturdays, March 1 - 22 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5602.134 Play Smarter Preschool Saturdays, March 29 - April 26* 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5602.144 9 - 9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5602.154 Laugh more. Learn more, and Play Smarter at Preschool! Perfect for little learners with big imaginations, this program introduces early learning concepts through play based educational activities. Silly Science, Interactive art, and unique stories incorporate math, reading, science, and writing skills. Online Learning Lab provides a sneak peek at lessons, projects, and class pictures! Ages 3-6. F E E : $525 Resident, per session $535 Non-resident, per session. Saturdays, May 3-31* Ages: JEuBt t h e 3'A-5 Saturdays, January 4 - 25 9:50-10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5601.114 Saturdays, February 1 - 22 9:50-10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5601.124 Saturdays, March 1-22 9:50-10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5601.134 Saturdays, March 29 - April 26* 9:50-10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5601.144 9:50 -10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5601.154 Saturdays, May 3-31* details o n p a g e Tues & Thurs January 7 - March 6 Tues & Thurs January 7 - March 6 noon - 2 p.m. 9-11 a.m. Tues & Thurs 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 working as a team! *No class on April 19 and May 17. Ages: 3 - 5. F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident Saturday January 4 - 25 10:40-11:20 a.m. Rec Center 10:40-11:20 a.m. Rec Center 10:40-11:20 a.m. Rec Center #5741.134 Saturday March 29 - April 26* 10:40-11:20 a.m Rec Center Rec Center noon - 2 p.m. #4140.124 #4140.134 #4140.144 #5741.144 10:40-11:20 a.m. March 18 - May 15 Recreation Center Silver Spoons - Manners For Toddlers #5741.124 Saturday, March 1 - 22 9-11 a.m. #4140.114 Toddlers learn manners and magic words such as "please"! Lessons are taught through role playing, tea parties and games. Class curriculum covers cleaning up, the word "No", good hygiene, gift giving, playing and sharing. Ages: 2 - 5 years. F E E : $135 Resident monthly $ 145 Non-resident monthly #5741.114 Saturday, February 1 - 23 March 18-May 15 Tues & Thurs Sports of Ail Sorts 14! #5741.154 Saturday, May 3-31* Tuesday, February 4 - May 27 Rec Center #4420 PERFORMING ARTS DANCE WITH CAROLINE BATSON All classes are geared towards the joy of learning dance and performing on stage. Caroline Batson is a degreed dance professional with 30 years of experience. Fury Mini-Slu^^ers with Coach Clint Johnson Learn the fundamentals of T-ball from a professional coach! All aspects of the game are covered including catching, throwing and running the bases. Each session is four weeks long. Participants must bring their own mitt. Ages: 4 - 6. F E E : $65 Resident, $75 Non-resident Baby Ballet Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - March 4 4-5 p.m. Alden Bridge Sportsfields Tuesdays, April 1 - 22 4-5p.m. Alden Bridge Sportsfields | #5737.124 #5737114 Preschool P.E. Join any timet This class is a great introduction to the wonderful world of dance including proper dance technique, terminology and dance etiquette. Listening skills, sharing and waiting turns help our little ballerinas in and outside of the dance class. Required attire: black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes; tutus welcome! Ages: 2 - ZYi. F E E : $60 Resident monthly, $70 Non-resident monthly. Thursdays, Jan. 9 - May 23 Bring your little one for indoor and outdoor game fun! Focuses on hand eye coordination, learning new skills, playing as a team, how to be a good sport and HAVING FUN! Ages: 3-6. F E E : $50 monthly, $60 Non-resident monthly. 'No class on March 14. January 7 - 28 10-10:40 a.m. Rec Center #5600.114 Wed. February 5 - 26 9-9:40 a.m. Rec Center #5600.124 Thursday March 6-April 3* 1-1:40 p.m. Rec Center #5600.134 Friday May 2-23 11-11:40 a.m. Rec Center #5600.144 Tuesday 10:30 a.m. 10:30-11 a.m. Rec Center Ballet & Tap join any timet Ballet and tap taught in a creative and fun way! Proper ballet/tap technique, terminology and etiquette taught focusing on listening, following directions and waiting turns. Required attire: black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Your favorite tutu is always welcome. Ages: 3 '/^ - 5. F E E : $75 Resident monthly, $85 Non-resident monthly. Thursdays, Jan. 9 - May 23 11-11:45 a.m. Rec Center mm 2014 • pmcmi pmum 7
  10. 10. PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS Laneua^e and Art Center - Preschool Spanish Engineering For Kids - Junior Aerospace, junior Mechanical Preschoolers learn Spanish through games, stories, role-pay, reading, speaking, listening activities, songs and other interactive play! Native Spanish speaking instructors make Spanish fun! Ages 2 - 5 years. FEE: $100 Resident monthly, $110 Non-resident monthly *No class March 10. #2351.114 January 6 - 27 Monday, Wednesday and Friday February 3 - 24 March 3-31* #2351.124 10a.m.-Noon Recreation Center #2351.134 students in first session use the Engineering Design Process to design, create and test basic solutions related to aircraft and spacecraft science. Projects include rockets, parachutes, and hot air balloons. Second session students are introduced to fundamental concepts of energy materials, fluid mechanics, and simple machines. Students explore and construct roller coasters, and catapults. Students to teacher class ratio is 6:1, Ages: Prekindergarten to second grade, FEE: $30 supply fee plus $96 Resident, $106 Non-resident, per six class session, $25 per class drop-in; drop-ins allowed if class is not full. April 7 - 28 #2351,144 Session 1 Saturday January 25 - March 8 9:30-10:30 a.m. #2290,174 May 5 - 26 #2351.154 Session II Saturday March 22 - May 3 9:30-10:30 a,m. #2290,184 YOUTH PROGRAMS Rock Band Academy with Lessons on the Go Jail Kids Dance Class-NEW! Rock out like a rock star in a real band! Each band votes on a name, learns performance skills, makes band posters and learns a song to perform before a live audience. Instruments include guitar, bass, drums, piano and voice. No experience is needed, beginners are welcome. Guitarists and bassists are strongly encouraged to bring their own Instruments. Ages: 7 -18, FEE: $275 Resident, $285 Non-resident, $20 sibling discount, family discounts available, *No class on April 19. students will learn exciting routines combining dance technique and movement, with a mini performance at the end of the session for family and friends! Dance Instructor Whitney Grunder, In association with WhitneyGZdance, has more than 10 years experience and will provide students with fun, upbeat music and high-energy choreography Ages: 6-10, FEE: $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident, $15 drop-In. Saturday, March 1 - May 10* 1 -2:30 p,m. Rec Center #4088.114 Cool Kids Hip-Hop Dance Boys and girls can improve their coordination, motor skills, fitness, memorization and, most importantly their confidence! Dance Instructor Whitney Grunder, in association with WhitneyGZdance, has more than 10 years experience and will provide students with fun, upbeat music and highenergy choreography. Ages: 6 -10, FEE: $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident, $15 drop-in. 26 5:30-6:15 p.m. Rec Center #3605,104 Wednesdays, Mar. 19 - May 7 5:30-6:15 p.m. Rec Center #3605.114 Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb, Wednesdays, Jan. 8 - Feb. 26 6:15-7 p.m. Rec Center #3156,114 Wednesdays, Mar. 19 - May 7 6:15-7 p.m. Rec Center #3156,134 Engineering For Kids - Aerospace I Mechanical Using the Engineering Design Process, students design, create and test solutions related to aircraft science and spacecraft. Projects include rockets, parachutes, and hot air balloons. Fundamental concepts of energy materials, fluid mechanics, and simple machines are introduced Note: Class ratio of 10 students to one teacher, 12 classes in each session. Grades: 2nd - 6th grade, FEE: $60 supply fee plus $192 Resident, $202 Non-resident. $25 per class drop-in; drop-ins allowed if class is not full, *No class on February 15, • March 15 and April 19.
  11. 11. YOUTH PROGRAMS Discovery Kidz ACT Test Prep TechoKidz - Electronic Circuits This FUN program explores all about capacitors, resistors, diodes and amplifiers In a safe and friendly environment. The exciting kids Electronics and Circuits Program shows how to construct circuits to light a bulb or ring a bell. Learn to make a burglar alarm, generate wind and solar energy design an FM radio and understand all about electromagnetlsm. Ages: 5-12. F E E : $130 Resident monthly, $140 Non-resident monthly. 'No class on March 15 and April 19. Saturday, January 4 - 25 9-10 a.m. Rec Center 9-10 a.m. Rec Center #2281,124 Saturday March 1-29* 9-10 a.m. Rec Center #2281.134 Saturday, April 5-May 3* 9-10 a.m. Rec Center #2281.144 Saturday, May 10-31 9-10 a.m. Rec Center #2281.154 Tues & Thurs, March 18 - April 10 5:45-7 p.m. Rec Center #4644.104 #2281.114 Saturday, Febmary 1-22 Prepare for the ACT college entrance exam with highly effective strategies for the English, math, reading and science sections. Real ACT problems are administered. Instructor has more than 12 years experience preparing students for the ACT/SAT A test prep packet is supplied to each student. Purchase of The Real ACT Prep Guide is required. Ages: 14-18. F E E : $90 Resident, $100 Non-resident TechoKidz - Le^o Engineering and Robotics Join the excitement of building amazing race cars and robotic animals while teaming about renewable energy, and pneumatics The Lego Engineering Program explains why what and how things work. Discover the engineering behind real world machines. Each week express the concepts of science, technology and engineering by designing and experimenting with Lego blocks, motors, sensors, gears and pulleys. Ages: 3 -12. F E E : $130 Resident monthly $140 Non-resident monthly. 'No class on March 15 andApnl 19. Saturday, January 4 - 25 10-11 a.m. Rec Center #2280.114 Saturday, February 1 - 22 10-11 a.m. Rec Center #2280.124 Saturday, March 1 - 29 * 10-11a.m. Rec Center #2280.134 Saturday, April 5-May 3* 10-11 a.m. Rec Center #2280.144 10-11 a.m. Rec Center #2280.154 Saturday, May 10-31 TechoKids- Kids Cooking KIdz Healthy Cooking Is a hands-on cooking and nutrition program. Classes teach kids cooking essentials, food preparation techniques, table manners, and reading and understanding labels. It encourages kids to cook and enjoy real food like fruits and vegetables that are not only nutritious but fast and fun to prepare. Ages: 3-12. F E E : $130 Resident monthly $140 Non-resident monthly. 'No class on March 15 and April 19. Saturday, January 4 - 25 11 a.m.-Noon Rec Center #2282.114 Saturday, February 1 - 22 11 a.m.-Noon Rec Center #2282.124 Saturday, March 1-29* 11 a.m.-Noon Rec Center #2282.134 Saturday April 5 - May 3* 11 a.m. - Noon Rec Center #2282.144 Saturday, May 10 - 31 11 a.m. - Noon Rec Center #2282.154 Discovery Kidz SAT Test Prep Prepare your student for the SAT with highly effective strategies for the verbal, math and writing sections. Your child's confidence will skyrocket after learning the correct way to approach the problems. Real SAT practice problems are administered. Instructor has more than 12 years experience with SAT/ACT. A test prep packet is supplied to each student. Ages: 14 -18. F E E : $100 Resident, $110 Non-resident. Purchase of The Official SAT Study Guide is required. March 18 - April 10, Tues & Thurs 7-8:15 p.m. Rec Center #4645.104 Bayou City Fencing Academy Fencing is an Olympic sport enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels worldwide. Join instructors Delfina Perka, a member of the 1980 Polish Olympic Team, and Albert Peters, former head coach of fencing at Cornell University, to learn footwork, technical instruction and boutlng. First month, all equipment provided. Ages: 7 and older M U S K E T E E R S A N D B E G I N N E R S F E E : 1x/wk: $100 Resident monthly 2x/wk: $125 Resident monthly 3x/wk: $150 Resident monthly. Nonresidents add $10 to monthly fee. I N T E R M E D I A T E A N D A D V A N C E D F E E : 1x/wk: $125 Resident monthly 2x/wk: $150 Resident monthly, 3x/wk: $165 Resident monthly; Non-residents add $10 to monthly fee. Musketeers (ages 7-11) Intermediate / Advanced (ages 7 -11) Tuesday 4:45-5:45 p.m. Rec Center Saturday 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Rec Center Tuesday 6:30 - 8 p.m. Rec Center Thursday 6:30-8 p.m. Rec Center Saturday 12:45-215 p.m. Rec Center 6.30 - 8 p.m. Rec Center 8-9p.m. Rec Center 12:45-2:15 p.m. Rec Center Tuesday Beginners Thursday (teens - adults) Saturday 1xwk#5524 2xwk#5525 1xwk#5527 2xwk#5528 3xwk#5529 1xwk#5521 2xwk#5522 3xwk#5523
  12. 12. YOUTH PROGRAMS Private BasketbaH Lessoni with Coach Crowe Improve your basketball fundamentals and learn proper shooting and dribbling techniques. Coach Crowe is a former high school (boys and girls) basketball coach and former collegiate basketball player. Contact Mike Crowe at 281-3528573 for details and scheduling. Ages; 9-17. F E E : $65/hour; $55/hour with five lessons; $50/hour with 10 or more lessons Little Hoopers! Learn the FUNdamentals of basketball! Improve basketball skills while building confidence with Coach Marv Johnson. Sessions include training, conditioning, and evaluation. Skills taught are in/out crossover, in/out spin move, jab step, shooting mechanics and jump-stop-step through. Coach Marv brings with him the knowledge, passion and skills to improve any basketball player at any skill level. Parent/Guardian must be present during class. Ages: 6-10. F E E : $75 Resident monthly $85 Non-resident monthly Saturday January - May Ages 6 - 8,9 -10 a.m. Ages 8-10,10-11 a.m. Rec Center, Outdoor Court #5890 #5891 Stay competitive with instruction from a professional coach. Learn the fundamentals of baseball, focusing on hitting and pitching. Bring your mitt and bat. Ages: 7 -10. F E E : $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident Tuesdays, Feb. 11 - Mar. 4 | j 5-6 p.m. Alden Bridge Sportsfields #5738.114 Tuesdays, April 1-22 j i 5-6 p.m. ^nnrt^ Sportsfields j1 #5738.124 Karate/Tae K o D by TLE Karate wn o Self-defense program includes blocking, kicking and punching techniques along with kicking combinations with form drills; teaches self-defense, selfdiscipline and self-confidence. Bi-lingual instructor Travis Lee Everitt is a T*" Degree Black Belt, All American Grand Champion and U.S. National Kata Champion. Ages: 5 and older. Enroll any time. F E E : $76 Resident monthly $86 Non-resident monthly $22 drop-in; No enrollment fees, all fees included Intermediate (any age) yellow/orange belts Thursday 4:30-5:15 p.m. Kirby Kirchner is the Assistant Program Director for 1 9 Sports. He is a full time career coach who loves working with children. His goal is to teach them to be successful in sports as well as in life. i9 Sports Basketball League Basketball league for beginner and intermediate players. Convenient practices and back-to-back games on weekends. Professional referees at the games. Learn basketball skills and drills including passing, shooting, dribbling, offensive and defensive sets as part of a team. Schedules of dates and times for practices and games distributed prior to the season opening, younger teams play first. Ages: 4-13. F E E : $139 per person, includes jersey equipment, two medals and end-of-season party Visit to register Winter Season, Sat. & Sun. January 18-March 9 Fury Slu^eers with Coach Clint Johnson Beginner (ages 4-12) white belt Scott Read has over 25 years of experience coaching children's sports. A former college and professional athlete, Scott continues to play tennis, golf and basketball. He loves sharing his passion for sports with children of all ages. #1204 Thursday 5:15-6 p.m. Rec #1205 Center Advanced (any age) gireen be/te+ Thursday 6 - 6:45 p.m. #1206 Schedule TBD Rec Center Spring Season, Sat. & Sun. April 5 - June 1 Schedule TBD Rec Center 1 Sports After School Soccer, Fla? Football I BasketbaH 9 To register, please visit Ages: 4 -13, (ages 3 - 7 for T-ball). Beginner and intermediate levels, F E E : $65 monthly Visit to register. Soccer or Tee Ball Skill Building Fast paced drills, skill-building exercises, offensive and defensive positioning and scrimmages. *No class during Spring Break. Tuesday, January 7 - 28 4:15-5:45 p.m. Shadowbend Park Tuesday February 4 - 25 4:15-5:45 p.m. Shadowbend Park Tuesday, March 4 - April 1* 4:30 - 6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Tuesday, April 8 - 29 4:30-6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Tuesday, May 6 - 27 4:30 - 6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Flag Football Skill Building Passing and catching, de-flagging, offensive and defensive positioning and scrimmages. *No class on Memorial Day. Monday, January 6 - 27 4:15-5:45 p.m. Shadowbend Park Monday, February 3 - 24 4:15-5:45 p.m. Shadowbend Park Monday, March 3 - 31 4:30-6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Monday, April 7 - 28 4:30-6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Monday, May 5 - June 2* 4:30 - 6 p.m. Shadowbend Park Basketball Skill Building Passing, shooting, dribbling, shooting and scrimmaging. 'No class during Spring Break. Visit to register Thursday, January 9 - 30 4:30 - 6 p.m. Rec Center Thursday, February 6 - 27 Rec Center 4:30 - 6 p.m. Rec Center Thursday, April 10 - May 1 4:30 - 6 p.m. Rec Center Thursday, May 8 - 29 niJIilTH P O R M RGA ! 4:30 - 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6 - April 3* 4:30 - 6 p.m. Rec Center
  13. 13. YOUTH AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS Programs on this page are held at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center Language and Art Center J, Imm Inrichment Se^niih Sign your child up to learn Spanish through games, stories, role-play reading, speaking, listening activities, songs and other interactive activities. Native speaking teachers, small groups and a friendly atmosphere make learning Spanish fun for all! Ages: 6-12. $100 Resident monthly, $110 Non-resident monthly. •a -"^-"•>Session 1 January 6,13,20 and 27 #2352.114 Session 2 February 3,10,17 and 24 #2352.124 Session 3 Marcti, 3,17, 24 and 31 Session 4 April 7,14,21 and 28 #2352.144 Sessions May 5,12,19, and 26 #2352.154 4:15-5:45 p.m. #2352.134 To be fully bilingual in a language, a child must be able to both speak AND write it. This program will helps children become fully bilingual in Spanish! Ages: 6 -12. $100 Resident monthly $110 Non-resident monthly Session 1 January 8,15,22, and 29 #4470.114 Session 2 February 5,12,19 and 26 #4470.124 Session 3 March, 5,19,26 and April 2 #4470.134 Session 4 April 9,16,23 and 30 #4470.144 Session 5 May 7,14,21 and 28 #4470.154 JUMP RUN, BOUNCE, HOR SKIR CRAWL, you can do it all! Burn extra energy after school playing trampoline basketball, hula hooping, having silly string fights! Ages: 7 -12. $50 Resident monthly $60 Non-resident monthly Readme ^nd Writing lor ^iemeniary Chi!' Help your child reach their academic goals! This program focuses on reading and writing to help children advance. Ages: 6 -12. $100 Resident, $110 Non-resident. * . mati^u Session 1 Tuesday, January 7 - 28 4:30-6 p.m. #4640.114 Session 2 Tuesday February 4 - 25 4:30-6 p.m, #4640,124 Session 3 Tuesday, March 4 - April 5* 4:30-6 p.m. #4640.134 Session 4 Tuesday, April 15 to May 6 4:30-6 p.m. #4640,144 Famous Painters Workshops Wednesday January - May 3:30-4.30 p.m. Kids CraFt Corner Show off your creative side! Kids explore a variety of crafting projects, from from wreath making to soap sculptures. Ages: 7 -12. $50 Resident monthly, $60 Non-resident monthly. I Monday January - May #4630 3:30-4:30 p.m. P l a y S m a r t e r Technologies - S c i - Fi E l e c t r e n i c f L a b Explore electronics using modular units to create custom creatures and effects. Students create their own unique movies in Sci-Fi Studios incorporating science, electronics, and chemistry for exciting movie special effects. Parents get a behind-the-scenes peek with Online Learning Lab. Ages: 6-12, $157 Resident, $167 Non-resident. Tuesday January 7 - February 25 Art helps students express themselves, boosts their self-esteem and enhance perceptions! Children learn the history and techniques of famous artists, then create their own version of the artists' most famous works of art! Ages 6 -12. ! $45 Resident per class, $50 Non-resident, per class. #5668 #4657.114 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 - May 6 #4657.124 Play Smarter Technologies - CSI Spy Science Go undercover with Spy Science and solve fun science cases. Learn about forensic science by dusting for prints, exploring microscopic evidence, and following character clues to solve a mystery. Create and keep a video evidence journal. Parents and kids can log-in from home to review the day's case. Ages: 6 -12. $157 Resident, $167 Non-resident Thursday, January 16 Salvador Dali 5 7 p.m. #4151,114 Thursday, January 30 Paul Cezanne 5 7 p,m. #4151.124 Thursday, February 13 Pablo Picasso 5 7 p.m. #4151,134 Thursday, February 27 Claude Monet 5 7 p.m. #4151.144 Thursday, March 27 Michelangelo 5 •7 p.m. #4151.154 Thursday, April 10 Henri Matisse 5 •7 p.m. #4151,164 5 • 7 p.m. #4151.174 Art Afterschool City ArtWori<s offers engaging, hands-on, fun classes after school that focus on specific artists and art periods each semester Classes are open to artists of all skill levels. Ages: Grades 1 - 5. $150 Resident, $160 Non-resident fee Includes all supplies. Thursday, April 24 Vincent Van Gogh Thursday, May 8 Pierre Aguste Renoir 5 • 7 p.m. #4151.184 Thursday May 22 Rembrandt 5 •7p,m, #4151.194 Tuesday, January 7 - February 25 Tuesday, March 18 - May 6 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. #4654.114 #4654.124 Session 1 Tuesday February 4 - April 8 4:30-5:30 p.m. #4484.114 Session 2 Thursdays, Feburary 6 - April 10 4:15-5:15 p.m. #4484.124 11
  14. 14. January January 7 • 9:45 p . m . Recreation Center 21 M a r c h 21 Gorilla Hole is a highly staffed and a well-organized environnnent for 5"^ and 6"' graders to monkey around and have a blast. Kids will nnake new friends and memories in no time while playing dodgeball, basketball and dancing the night away! Ages: Grades 5 and 6. FEE: $7 per person. m t r c n^ 7 February New themes, games and music! r 17 February At The Woodlands Township rr6 3 April 4 M a y 2 M a y 16 v^nri/l Celebrate your child's next birthday at a park, a playground, or even a pool! The Woodlands Township Recreation Center, parks and pools offer prime locations for party fun! Group Outing Plan a Have your next birthday party family reunion, special interest group or company team building event at Riva Row Boat House! Scavenger hunts, guided tours, communication drills and much more. Ages; All. Packages start at $200. Art Party at the Rec Center! The Art Party includes a three hour room rental, tables and chairs, plus a one hour painting class with all the painting supplies a kid could ask for! Painting Instructor teaches party goers the basics of painting and sends them home with a masterpiece! $275, includes paint, brushes, canvases, easels. Ages: 5-18 yrs. Book a LEGO® Birthday Party! Building Brains will come to your party site with lego educational kits and teach for 1 1/2 hours of your 3 hour party rental. Party includes teacher and equipment for 1.5 hours; partiers build one machine compete with the group for the title of the fastest, slowest, funniest, etc. *Party package includes three hour room rental, tables and chairs. $300 for 12 party participants, $25 for each additional participant. Checli out Discovery Kidz Science Specials! Have a theme party and fun with science at the same time! Charlotte Schramm of Discovery Kidz offers many different themes including Pirate and Princesses, Spooky Science or Sizzl'n Science. Or plan your own custom theme! All parites include unique science experiments! 1.5 hours of fun and take home items! Party package also includes the 3 hour room/pavilion rental. $200 for 12 participants, $300 for 15-20 paricipants. 12 Party! To reserve your party location, purchase a party package, or get more information, call 281-210-3950 or email recreation® Please note: Non-resident apply to parties. Engineering for Kids - Birthday rates Parties! Engineering for Kids ® parties will entertain your guests with hands on engineering projects! Invite your friends for a fun, action packed party that is sure to thrill all who attend! Rent a Room: ; J'^ Live Oak Room: $20 per hour Resident, $30 Non-resident. Magnolia, Mulberry and Sycamore Rooms: $10 per hour Resident, $20 Non-resident. Gym; $35 per hour Resident, $70 Non-resident. Rent the entire Rec Center: $150 per hour Resident, $300 Non-resident (after hours only) Rent a Pavilion: Please note: pavilions are rented in four hour blocks. Small Pavilions without restrooms: $25 Resident, $50 Non-resident. Medium Pavilions with restrooms: $35 Resident, $70 Non-resident. Large Pavilions with restrooms: $50 Resident, $100 Non-resident. Rent a Pool: Please check with the Rec Center in March for pool schedules and fees!
  15. 15. TENNIS PROGRAMS mmsAcmkiY Whether you are a novice or a tennis whiz. The Woodlands Township has a tennis program for you! Multiple lighted tennis courts are available in every Village! T h e Woodlands Parks and Recreation systenn features over 74 tennis courts. T h e larger tennis c o m p l e x e s are located at B e a r B r a n c h , S h a d o w b e n d , C r e e k w o o d , Sawmill and L a k e s i d e P a r k s . Youth w h o play tennfs: All tennis programming is coordinated by T h e Woodlands Tennis A c a d e m y at T h e W o o d l a n d s Township Recreation C e n t e r L e s s o n s are available for players of all skill levels and a g e s ! T h e A c a d e m y also offers leagues, drills, tournaments and play d a y s with 16 highly experienced tennis instructors, many of whom are U S T P A certified. Youth Tennis Lessons ' f%haveneritrthr^^ principals office • ° ' " " » e e r m their c o m m u n i t y This specialized stimulating and challenging program is designed to appeal to children aged 5 -17 years old. A team of highly trained and motivated instructors provide a wonderful environment for your child to learn tennis! Students and parents alike will be Impressed by the dynamic range of learning and carefully designed development plans used throughout the program. New sessions begin each month and students are wel come to join at any time! Each session Is four weeks long. Please see the lesson schedule on page 14 of this guide. FEE $50 Resident monthly $60 Non-resident monthly Over and Under Tennis Tournaments! Youth Tennis Academy Tournaments are on the third Saturday of each month at Bear Branch and Lakeside Tennis courts. Sign up today! February 15, March 22, j _ April 19, May 19 j 10 and under 10and over 10 a.m.-noon 1-6p.m. Z T t C A P - Junior Development Masten Tennis Program A H MS This program is for advanced juniors who want to take their game to the next level. Designed to boost players up to champ and super champs! Each drill focuses on the technical, physical and mental aspects of the game with match play The constructive learning environment allows every student to reach their maximum potential. Players must be approved by Lupe Cantu, email or call 281-224-6901. New sessions begin each month, students can join any time! Ages: 10-18. FEE: Residents: ZATS: $75-IX Week CHAMPS: $100-IX Week $150-2X week $130-2X Week $216-3X Week $165-3X week $250 •4X week Non-residents: $10 additional Bear Branch Tennis Courts ZAT1* Mon & Wed Zat2* Champs* • 5 - 6:30 p.m. Tues & Thurs -4 5 - 6:30 p.m. Mon, Wed & Thurs 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. "Please note: On Friday, all classes meet from 5 - 7 p.m. Looking for private lessons? For information e-mail! 13
  16. 16. Session 1: January 6-31 Session 2: February 3- 28 THl WOOBUmfS TO WHS KIP FEE: $50 Resident monthly, $60 Non-resident monthly. Session 3: IVIarch 3 - April 4* TEMHISiCiDEMY Session 4: April 7 - May 2 Session 5: May 5 - May 30 wtuui.thewoodlandrtownihip-tx.^ov/tennif 3 • 5 yrs. ASK ABOUT Program *No class during Spring Break Z A T S & C H A M P S , 10-18 yrs. 9-12 yrs. AVAILABLE Monday BEGINNER AND # Tuesday Advanced players take their game to the next level! INTERMEDIATE # OPTIONS! Wednesday # Thursday # Tiny Tennis 1 3 - 5 yrs. 10:30 a.m. (3-4) WRC - Diego 5700 10:30 a.m. (4-5) WRC - Diego 11:30 a.m. (4-5 WRC - Diego 5702 11:30 a.m.(3-4) WRC - Diego # 5703 Tiny Tennis 2 3 - 5 yrs. Friday 5701 3-4:15 p.m. (5-8) LS - Vicky 4:30 p.m. (5-8) LS-Vicky 4:30p,m. (5-6) #8360 LS - Fred 4:30 p.m. (5-6) BB - Ben 8300 4:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Ben 8310 5:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Ben 8312 3-4:15 p.m. (5-8) LS-Vicky 8356 Beginner Rookies 5 - 8 yrs. 8337 4:30 p.m. (5-6) BB-Ben 8302 4:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Nicole 8311 5:30p.m. (7-8) #8357 LS - Fred 8336 4:30 p.m. (5-8) TM - Kirsty 8315 5:30 p.m. (5-6) BB - Ben 8313 5:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Ben 8301 6:00 p.m. (5-8) CB - Jose 8303 4:30 p.m. (6-8) BB - Nicole 8322 5:30 p.m. (5-8) LS-Vicky 8338 5:30 p.m, (7-8) TM - Kirsty 8327 5:30 p.m. (6-8) BB - Nicole 8308 5:30 p.m. (5-6) BB - Nicole 8314 4:30 p.m. (6-8) BB-Nicole Advanced Rookies 5 - 8 yrs. 8323 4:30 p.m. (6-8) BB-Ben 8321 4:30p.m. (5-8)LS-Vicky 8334 5:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Ben Intermediate Rookies 5 - 8 yrs, 8341 4:30 p.m. (9-10) BB - Connie 8349 8320 5:30 p.m. (7-8) BB - Nicole 8326 8340 4:30 p.m. (9-12) BB - Connie 8343 4:30 p.m.(11-12) BB - Connie 8344 4:30 p.m. (9-12) LS - Vicky 8354 4:30 p.m. (9-12) LS-Vicky 8359 8351 6:30 p.m.(9-10) BB - Nicole 8332 5:30 p.m (11-12) BB - Connie 8345 5:30 p.m. (11-12) BB - Connie 8342 5:30 p.m. (9-12) LS-Vicky jgsgg f^^^ 5:30 p.m. (9-12) LS - Vicky 8335 6:30p.m. (9-12) BB-Ben 6:30 p.m. (9-12) TM - Kirsty Aces, 13-16 yrs.* 4:30 PM (7-8) BB - Nicole 6:30 p.m. (9-10) BB - Nicole Intermediate Challengers 9 -12 yrs. 8328 4:30 Rm. (11-12) BB -Connie Beginner Challengers 9 -12 yrs. 5:30 p,m, (7-8) BB - Nicole 8350 6:30p.m.(9-10) BB-Ben 6:30 p.m. (13-18) BB - Ben 8365 5:30 p.m. (9-12) BB- Connie 6:30 p.m. (13-18) BB - Ben 8339 5:30 p.m. (9-12) BB - Connie L,>o j"''^'' 8367 *Match play, last Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. BB = Bear Branch, LS = Lakeside, TM = Timmaron, CB = Cranebrook, WRC= Woodlands Township Recreation Center 14 '^^^ 1 LS - Fred 8369 #8358
  17. 17. TENNIS PROGRAMS Adult Tennis Mixers Til Enjoy tennis and ttiemed fun at Bear Branch Tennis Courts on Friday mornings. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Ages: 18 and Up. FtE. $15 Residents, $20 Non-residents. February 21 Be My Valentine #8801 IVIarch 28 Spring Break #8801 April 25 Easter Egg Hunt #8801 May 30 Memorial Day #8801 Adult Tennis Lessons Looking for some friendly competition? The Woodlands Township offers a variety of tennis leagues. Tuesday night and Wednesday morning men's and women's doubles leagues are ladder format, partners not required. Mix League Is social and requires a co-ed partner Regular leagues run eight weeks (schedule Includes two make-up dates). Players must register to play! Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $25 Resident per league, $35 Non-resident per league. MONTHLY F E E ; Connie Grzebielucha, 4 week classes, Jan. - May $60, Resident $70, Non-resident Men's Doubles Tuesday Spring League 1 $88, Resident $98, Non-resident Ben Melancon, 4 week classes, Jan. - May January 7 - March 18 #8520 Spring League II* March 25-May 27 #8520 Women's Doubles • 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. league optional Spring League 1 January 8 - March 19 #8550 Spring League II* Wednesday $45, Resident $50, Non-resident $60, Resident $70, Non-resident Jon Park, 4 weeks -1.25 tir. class, Jan. - Feb. March 26-May 28 #8550 Mixed Doubles Every other Friday $60, Resident $70, Non-resident Monday rmisjamY T«nni,iMe.« Learn the skills to play the life long sport of tennis or Improve your existing skill level! Choose from a selection of lesson packages while playing at The Woodlands tennis courts. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced tennis player, you will excel when working with one of our tennis instructors. Rattle Jensen, 3 week classes, Jan. - May 4 week classes, Jan. - May tf fit PUMPS TO WIS IIP 7 - 9 p.m. Spring League* i January 10 - April 25 j #8560 'No League Play during Spnng Break, March 10 -14, 2014. Bear Branch Beginner Lessons 9:30 a.m. Connie #8010 Bear Branch Intermediate/ Advanced Drills 10:30 a.m. Connie #8006 Bear Branch #8211 Pattie #8306 Bear Branch Intermediate Lessons 9:30 a.m. Connie #8212 Pepperdale Ladies Beginner Lessons 11 a.m. -1.25 hr class Jon #8234 Intermediate Lessons* 10:30 a.m. Pattie #8030 Advanced Lessons* 11:30 a.m. Pattie #8033 Meadowlake Wednesday Connie 9:30 a.m. Meadowlake o 8:30 a.m. Beginner Lessons* Meadowlake Tuesday Beginner Lessons Meadowlake Beginner Lessons 10:30 a.m. PatUe #8031 Pepperdale Ladles Beginner Lessons 9:45 a.m. -1.25 hr class Jon #8234 Meadowlake Advanced Lessons 11:30 a.m. Pattie #8034 Connie #8213 Bear Branch 10:30 a.m. Meadowlake Thursday Beginner/ Intermediate Drills Advanced Lessons* 10 a.m. Pattie #8038 Bear Branch Beginner Lessons 10:30 a.m. Connie #8009 Meadowlake Intermediate Lessons* 11 a.m. Pattie #8035 Meadowlake #8020 Bear Branch Adult Open Drills 10:30 a.m. Ben #8021 Beginner Lessons 6:30 p.m. Connie #8011 Bear Branch Beginner/ Intermediate Drills 7:30 p.m. Connie #8004 Adult Open Drills 7:30 p.m. Ben #8022 Beginner/ Intermediate Drills 6:30 p.m. Connie #8007 Bear Branch Intermediate/ Advanced Drills 7:30 p.m. Connie #8005 Bear Branch Wednesday #8032 Ben Bear Branch Tuesday Pattie 9:30 a.m. Bear Branch Monday Noon Adult Open Drills Bear Branch Friday Beginner Lessons* Bear Branch Adult Open Drills 7:30 p.m. Ben #8023 Bear Branch Intermediate/ Advanced Drills 6:30 p.m. Connie #8014 Bear Branch Beginner Lessons 7:30 p.m. Connie #8008 *3 week classes.
  18. 18. AQUATIC PROGRAMS Io t na o T h f we f lwOp i ^ The Woodlands Township HURRICANES WO^U SWIM TEAM Cyclones S i Team wm Practices are held at these heated pools: Creekwood Pool 3383 South Panther Creek Drive The Woodlands Swim Teams Prerequisites: Must be able to swim free and back, swim 25 yards in one minute and make practices. Visit for more information or call 281-210-3950. Ages: 5 and older. Registration starts for all Waves, Hurricanes and Riptide swimmers on F e b r u a r y 3 - 9, 2014. Forestgate Pool 7505 South Forestgate Drive Ages 7 -10 d Pool: Tuesday and Ttiursday 7 - 8 p.m. : Forestgate Pool: Saturday 11 a.m. - noon, Sunday 1 - 2 p.m. February 1 - 27 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun #1599.104 $80 ' February 1 -23 Sat and Sun only #1599.114 $45 March 1 - 30 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun #1599.204 $80 J Sign-up for remaining spaces opens to the public on F e b r u a r y 17, 2014. March 1 - 30 Sat and Sun only #1599.214 $45 All students who have not previously participated on a Woodlands swim team must be evaluated. Call Debbie Arnold at 281-210-3904 to set up an appointment. April 1 - 29 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun ; #1599.304 $80 April 5-27 Sat and Sun only i #1599.314 $45 Feb 1-Apr 27 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun #1599.404 $200 Cyclones and Junior Swim Team swimmers can sign-up for any team that still has space on F e b r u a r y 1 0 - 1 6 , 2014. Junior Swim Team rJUNIOR Swimmers get the needed skills ready to SWIM TEAM move up to swim team! Registration begins April 1,2014. All swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool. Ages: 4 and up. F E E : $155 Resident, $165 Non-resident. Note: This is not a iearn-to-swim program. June 9-July 31 (M -W-Tti-Fri) : 8:15-8:45 a.m. Ridgewood Pool #1531.114 6-6:30 p.m. Lakeside Pool #1531.124 Ages: 11 and up Forestgate Pool: Mon. and Wed. 7 - 8p.m., Sat. noon - 1p.m. and Sun. 2 - 3p.m. February 1 - 26 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun #1560.104 February 1 - 23 Sat and Sun only #1560.114 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun #1560.404 Sat and Sun only #1560.214 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun 1560.304 i ' March 1-31 March 1 - 30 April 2 - 30 i .1.. Mini Meet July 31 8:30-10 a.m. 6:50 p.m. - 7:20 p.m. Lakeside Pool Mini Meet July 31 6-8 p.m. Lakeside Pool Sat and Sun only 1560.314 Tues, Thurs, Sat and Sun 1560.204 $45 $80 $45 $80 $45 $200 Ridgewood Pool June 9-July 31 April 5 - 27 Feb 1 - April 27 June 9-31 (M-Th) $80 1 #1531,224 The Woodlands TAAF Summer Swim Teams All swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool. Ages: 5 and up. Fee: $90 for new swimmers, $60 if on a Woodlands swim team, includes regional meet and TAAF registration June 30-July 30 June 9-July 31 (M -T-W-Fri) 6-6:30 p.m. Creekwood Pool Mini Meet July 31 6-8 p.m. Lakeside Pool #1531.134 Experience the beauty of Lake Woodlands while learning to row. On the first Thursday of each month, there will be an orientation class that will include verbal and video instruction. From that class you will schedule two water sessions with the instructors to meet your needs. Rowing is a low-impact sport you can enjoy as an individual or as part of a group. Private lessons available for $250. Call Debbie Arnold at 281-210-3900 for details. Ages: 13 and older. F E E : $180 Resident, $190 Non-resident. Thursday, January 9 R e g i o n a l Meet: July 12, 2014 (Texas City) Thursday, February 6 Scuba Divine All equipment is provided during class Instruction. You will receive all necessary materials and certification cards upon successful completion of course certifying you as an open water diver. Ages: 10 and older. F E E : Ages 10 - 11: $395, Ages 12 and older: $295 Resident, $305 Non-resident. May 16-18 and May 23 - 25 #1600.214 #1600.224 Thursday March 6 7-9 p.m. Lakeside Pool State Meet: July 31 - August 3,2014 (College Station) Learn to R w o 8203 Millennium Forest Drive 8 a.m. - noon (by age group) #1600.234 Thursday, April 3 #1600.244 Thursday, May 2 #1600.254 Friday: 6:30 - 9 p.m, Saturday: 8a,m,-5 p.m, June 13-15 and June 20- 22 Sunday: 1 -5p,m, Friday: 8203 Millennium Forest Drive (behind The Woodlands High School) #1854,124 First Weekend: Shadowbend Pool Second Weekend: Blue Lagoon in Huntsville #1854,134
  19. 19. AaUATIC PROGRAMS Aqua Weight Program Aqua Deep Water Aerobic Program A great way to stay in shape all year round. Low-impact water workout geared for adults of all ages. Note: ttie pool is seven feet deep at ttte shailovi end. Swim belts are provided. Ages: 18 and older, FEE: $40/ session, $160 for all sessions, $10 drop-in, $200 for both Aqua Weight and Aqua Deep Water Aerobic classes (#1703.164) Want a great workout that will not put stress on your joints? This program Is designed to work every muscle as you push your way through the water. Try the first class on us! This workout is not for everyone. For more information, please call Debbie Arnold at 281-210-3900. Ages: 18 and older FEE: $40 per session, $160 for all sessions, $200 for both Aqua Weight and Aqua Deep Water Aerobic classes (Program #1703.164). #1704.104 January 6-31 (M/W/F) February 3-28 (M/W/F) 9-10 March 3-31 (M/W/F) a.m. April 2-30 (M/W/F) Conroe ISD Natatorlum, 19133 David Memorial Drive 9-10 6 - May 30 a.m. January 7 - 30 (T/Th) #1710.104 February 4-27 (T/Th) #1704.124 #1704.134 8:45-10:15 a.m. March 4-27 (T/Th) April 1 - 29 (T/Th) #1704.144 May 2-30 (M/W/F) All sessions, Jan. #1704.114 CISD Natatorlum 1704.154 #1710.114 Conroe ISD Natatorlum, 19133 David Memorial Drive #1710.124 #1710.134 #1710.144 May 1-29 (T/Th) All sessions, Jan. 7 - May 29 8:45-10:15 a.m. CISD Natatorlum #1710.154 ATHLETICS PROGRAMS Contact the Athletic League Coordinators at 281-210-3950 or recreation(g for more information or registration! Looking for team schedules, league rules, rain out information and more? Visit www. fiecomE an approved FitnBss Program Provider for The Adult Drop-In Soccer NEW All Weather Turf at Bear Branch Sportsfields! Ages: 18 and up. Yearly Wednesday 8-10 p.m. Bear Branch Sportsfields $70 Resident, $80 Non-Resident Quarterly $20/resldent, $25/Non-Resident Dally Adult 7v7 $3 Soccer League Bear Branch Sports Fields - *NEW* All Weather Turf 20 Person team roster, eight week regular season games and playoffs, league and playoff champion prizes awarded. Sunday afternoons/evenings, schedules depend on registration. Division 1 - Competitive, Division 2 - Semi Competitive, Division 3 - Recreational. Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $550 per team. Fee due in full at registration. Fee includes game and officiars fees. NEWnivll Frozen TurP Cup Tourney! Ages: 18 and up. Fee: $400 per team. Saturday January 11 and Sunday January 12,2014. Bear Branch Sports Fields - *NEW* All Weather Turf Four divisions of play: rec (co-ed), open (co-ed), women's, over 30 (co-ed). Adult Sortbaii League 20 Person team roster and play eight regular season games and playoffs, league prizes awarded. Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $450 per team, $50 deposit. Please note: league fee due in full before the first game. Wednesday CoEd Team - Requires minimum Alden Bridge Sports Park of four women on team Evenings Alden Bridge Sports Park Thursday Evenings Mens Team NEW! Adult Nae Football 20 Person team roster. Eight regular season games and playfoffs, league and playoff champion prizes awarded. Ages: 18 and up. FEE: $450 per team, $50 deposit, Please note: league fee Is due In full before the first game. Alden Bridge Sports Park CALLING A L L TRAINERS A m FITNESS PROVIMRS! Sunday evenings Woodlands Township and host your programs in our parks and pavilionsl We're looking for instructors to teach • Boatcamp • Group Fitness " Stroller Strides • Circuit Training • CrossFit " Personal Training plus any other new end exciting fitness progrBms! TD learn more about partnering with The Woodlands Township, contact the Fitness Coordinator at or call28i-ZtD-395D. Please note only approved Township are permitted instructors having a contract lo teach in Township paries and Nssd a with The Woodlands pavilions. Place to P R A C T I C E ? Looking for a great, central location in T h e Woodlands for your team practice? C h e c k out T h e Woodlands Township Recreation Center! R e s t r o o m s and water fountains conveniently located for your players n e e d s . Only $ 3 5 per hour! Gym is available for rental on: Mondays, 6:30-9:00 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 - 9 p.m. 2nd, 4th and 5th Fridays, 3 - 8 p.m. Please note: Space is rented on a first -come, first served basis; dates and times are subject to change. 17
  20. 20. FITNESS PROGRAMS Family Fitnesi Get ttie family together for a fun workout program with instructor Diana Guerrero! Bond as a family and get healthier at the same time. Enjoy a night of Zumba, P90X, cardio, kickboxing, abdominal exercises. Equipment needed: mats, 2-5 pound weights, towel and water bottle. Ages: All. F E E : $15 family Tues and Thurs Jan. 7-July 17 7:30-8:30 p.m. Rec Center 5041 U3...G0RunForFun 1,2,3...GO is a supportive, multi-phase training program for new runners or those coming off of an injury Participants train together following a program developed by RRCA-certifled running coaches Jill Mitchell and Vicky Gillmor. Phase I: Build a running base to increase strength and endurance, intensity and distance slowly and safely increase. Weekly group runs for networking and motivation. Orientation: Saturday January 4, 9 a.m. at the Rec Center. Ages: 16 and older. F E E : $110 Resident, $120 Non-resident; includes running schedules, handouts, stretching workshop, participation in a local 5K race, technical running shirt and discount at a local running store Tuesday January 7 - March 25 9:30 a.m. #5271.114 Thursday January 9 - March 27 7 p.m. #5271.124 Phase ii: Runners will increase from five to 10 miles. Must be able to run five miles. Workouts increase to include track and hill, and a long run on weekends. Orientation: Saturday January 4,10 a.m. at the Rec Center. Ages: 16 and older. F E E : $125 Resident, $135 Non-resident; includes running schedules, handouts, a stretching workshop, participation in a local 5K race, technical running shirt and a discount at a local running store Saturday January 1 - March 29 1 6:30 a.m. #5271.134 Photo: Mauricio Ramirez Tai Chi Martial Arts ( C A TM) Sifu David Neighbors has studied tai chi for over 20 years and martial arts for over 30 years. He is a member of the American Tai Chi Qigong Association and the Tai Chi for Health Community For more information, please visit Tai Chi Oieone/ChiKune Qigong breathing techniques can help reduce stress, energize the body and promote good health. Students are taught traditional Chinese breathing drills designed to increase strength and flexibility and restore the body's energy level. Ages: 16 and older. F E E : $60 Resident, $70 Non-resident; if talfen with tai chi class: $50 Resident, $60 Non-Resident 8-8:55 a.m. Saturdays Rec Center #5093 With tens of millions of participants, tai chi Is the largest sport in the world. Anyone can do tai chi regardless of age or physical condition; no special equipment is required. Students are introduced to all aspects of tai chi: forms, philosophy and self-defense. Ages: 16 and up. F E E : 1x wk: $60 Resident monthly $70 Non-resident monthly; 2x wk: $100 Resident monthly, $110 Non-resident monthly Monday Traditional Chinese weapons training: staff spear, kwon dao, swords and knives. Must be an active student in either the tai chi or kung fu class. Ages: 16 and up. F E E : 1x wk: $30 Resident, $35 Non-resident; 2x wk: $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident. 8-8:30 p.m. Monday j Saturday 1 Rec Center #5094 10-10:30 a.m. Rec Center #5094 *18 mm 2014 • FT E S P O R M IN S R GA S Rec Center #5090 Saturday Tai Chi / Kun^ Fu Training 7-8 p.m. 9-10 a.m. Rec Center #5090 Northern Fiit Marital Arts Kung fu has been used for centuries as a means of promoting a strong mind and general health. Students will be instructed in traditional Chinese forms, applications and two-man sets. Monthly topics include strikes, kicks, take-downs and joint locks. Ages: 16 and up. F E E : $75 Resident, $85 Non-resident. Saturday 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Rec Center #5091
  21. 21. ADULT PROGRAMS R D - Rape h ^ ^ m m Defense A Learn how to be safe, stay safe and to protect yourself This Is a free class, but you must register. Taught by the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office. Ages: 18 and older; 13 -17 with parental consent, F E E : Free! Jan. 6-7 and 13-14 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 1520 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 900 #4301.114 Feb. 8 and 15 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 1520 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 900 #4301.124 Mar. 19-20 and 26-27 7-10 p.m. 1520 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 900 #4301.134 April 15-16 and 22-23 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 1520 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 900 #4301.144 May7-8and 14-15 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. 1520 Lake Front Circle, Ste. 900 #4301.154 Country Western Dancing Learn to glide across the floor to the popular Texas two-step! No more sitting through your favorite song. Instructor: Brenda Seneca. Ages: 16 and older F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident. 'No class on March 11. Beginner Intermediate Tuesdays, Jan. 21-Feb. 25 Tuesdays, Mar. 4-Apr. 15* Learn each famous artist's history and techniques, then paint the artists' most famous works of art! Ages 18 and up. F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident, per class. January 13 Noon - 3 p.m. Salvador Dall 4130.114 January 27 Noon - 3 p.m. Paul Cezanne 4130.124 February 10 Noon - 3 p.m. Pablo Picasso 4130.134 February 24 Noon - 3 p.m. Claude Monet 4130.144 March 24 Noon - 3 p.m. Michelangelo Noon - 3 p.m. Henri Matisse 4130.164 April 21 Noon - 3 p.m. Vincent Van Gogh Noon - 3 p.m. Pierre Aguste Renoir 4130.184 #3002.124 Tuesdays, Jan. 21 - Feb. 25 Intennedlate Tuesdays, Mar. 4-Apr. 15* 7:308:30 p.m. 8203 Millennium Forest Dr., BIdgll #3009,114 #3009.124 Swine/Jitterbug Join in the fun as you are introduced to the basic step and patterns of East Coast Swing; learn leading and following skills. Instructor: Brenda Seneca. Ages: 16 and older. F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident. * No class on March 11. 4130.174 May 5 #3002.114 Participants are Introduced to widely used dances In both smooth and Latin styles, like the Foxtrot, Waltz, Cha-cha and Rumba. The class will also teach leading and following. Instructor: Brenda Seneca. Ages: 16 and older. F E E : $50 Resident, $60 Non-resident. 'No class on March 11. 4130.154 April 7 8203 Millennium Forest Dr., BIdgll Ballroom Dancing Beginner Famous Painters Worluhops 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. May 19 Noon - 3 p.m. Rembrandt 4130.194 Manual C N N Camera Class AO with Jeni Turley, Certified Professional Photographer Shoot like the pros using manual mode! Learn about all those camera buttons, elements of exposure (Aperture, ISO and Shutter Speed), custom white balance with an 18% grey card, quality depth of field, focus techniques, coping with Indoor and outdoor lighting situations (including low lighting) and client posing techniques. Includes Instruction of indoor and outdoor portraiture (with live model), indoor studio lighting, outdoor lighting, shading and reflecting. Final class Includes optional portfolio critique. Students must bring a Canon camera with lens. Laptop Is optional for final lesson. Instructor: Jeni Turley, Certified Professional Photographer, specializes in photographic lighting, posing, fashion and interior design photography. Ages: 18 and up. F E E : $375 Resdient, $385 Non-resident, Includes live model fees and instruction booklet. Saturday, January 11 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Rec Center 2-6 p.m. Rec Center #9210.124 Saturday, March 8 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Rec Center #9210.134 Saturday, April 12 2 - 6 p.m. Rec Center #9210.144 Saturday, May 10 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Rec Center #9210.154 Tuesdays, Jan. 21 - Feb. 25 intennediate Tuesdays, Mar 4-Apr. 15* 8:309:30 p.m. 8203 Millennium Forest Dr., BIdg II #3005.114 #3005.124 "Vamos a Hablar"-Let's Talk These classes concentrate on conversational Spanish In an audio visual format. Instructor: Margarita Chavez, author of / Say Hola, You Say Hello. Visit for more Information. Must register in December or January to Join spring session; registration closes once classes begin in January. Ages: 18 and up. F E E : $225 Resident, $235 Non-resident. Payment plan for session available. Spring session is January through May. Monday 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday 4:45-6 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday Beginner Beginner 2 Intermediate Advanced Rec Center #4014 Rec Center #4024 7:30 - 9 p.m. Rec Center #4034 Monday 4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Rec Center Wednesday 6 - 7:30 p.m. Rec Center #4044 #9210.114 Saturday, February 8 Beginner Spanish Club Spanish Club Is for those who are fluent in the Spanish language. We'll review grammar on Mondays, then discuss current events, critique Spanish soap operas and read books. Instructor: Margarita Chavez. Ages: 18 and older. F E E : $25/month Resident, $30/month Non-resident Monday and Wednesday 7:30 - 9 p.m. mm 2014 • AOttLl FT E S IN S Rec Center 19
  22. 22. Learn from Montgomery County Master Gardeners ttie easy, cost-effective way to enricfi your yard and garden witti compost made in your own bacl(yard. Compost is ttie easiest way to improve soil's ability to hold moisture and manage yard trimmings at the same time, FEE. Free! Saturday, January 4 10-11 a.m. Saturday, February 1 10-11 am. 8203 Millennium Forest Saturday, March 8 10-11 a.m. 8203 Millennium Forest 8203 Millennium Forest Gardening 101 Water Wise Lawns - Join Michael Potter, Horticultural Extension Agent and turf specialist from Texas Agri-Life Extension, as he reveals the secret to lush turf grass in a free three hour seminar. Learn how to have a beautiful lawn and conserve water too! J i i Free! Reservation required Saturday February 22 Explore nature at your back door! Experts reveal the extraordinary plants and wildlife of East Texas. A different free program each month from F e b r u a r y through April at McCullough Jr. High School, 3800 S. Panther Creek Drive. Visit the Township Web site for more information. Thursday, February 13 7:30 p.m. Eagles with Kathy Adams Clark and Gary Clark Thursday March 20 7:30 p.m. Monarch Butterflies mth Nancy Greig Thursday, April 10 7:30 p.m. 9 a.m. - noon 2801 Technology Forest Blvd 4th Annual Greenilp CleanUp On Saturday, March 29, connect with neighbors and the outdoors by leading or joining a cleanup crew and bagging trash from streets, pathways and streams. You gather your friends, and we provide the bags! For more details and registration, please call 281-210-3800 or visit TBD Learn vegetable gardening from the ground up. Discover the best vegetables and varieties for spring and summer gardens In our region. To register, call 281-210-3800. i-EE: Free! Reservation required 9 a.m. - noon Saturday February 8 ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Drive On Sunday April 13 at Northshore Park, Vocal Trash takes the stage! Vocal Trash delivers an unique mix of oldies, rock and contemporary beats. The upbeat, energetic performance combines rich harmonies with the grit of "Street Instruments". The driving beat even comes with an earth friendly message to celebrate Earth Day! *To register, or for information about a program or event, please call 281-210-3800 or visit A p p l i c a t i o n s are being a c c e p t e d for: Head C a m p Counselor - r All team members must be at least 16 years of age, unless otherwise stated, and successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen. 20 Camp Counselor Pool P a s s Recreation Aide Aquatic Recreation Specialist Water Safety Instructor Swim Coach Lifeguard Leadership team members must successfully complete an extensive background check. Apply online at
  23. 23. D i v e m t f i s u N N e i ? ! Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Ages six to 12 years. Six year olds must have cxmpleted kindergarten. F E E : Weekly $200,3 Day Option $125, Daily $50; $200 discount if registering for full summer and paying in full. Registration for Sunny Dayz Camp starts April 1. Schedule of activities is subject to change. A j ^ V SUMMER CAMP 2014 For more information about Sunny Dayz camps, please email MMieav, j u n c 9 Tucscav, J u n e l e w c c n e s c a v , Jime 11 THUPScav, J u n e 12 retcav, Foam Party, Slip n' Slide and Water Slide Fun June i i Watery Welcome! Clint the Snake Man Pool Party at Alden Bridge Science Session with Discovery Kidz MsncaY, June i « TuescaY, June n wetHtescaY, Junc i e THUi?sc>ay, J u n e 19 m c a v , J u n e 20 Sidewalk Ctialk Competition Pirates vs. Ninjas Riva Row Boat House Science Session with Discovery Kidz Splash Contest at Forestgate Pool Mtncav, June 23 Tuescav, June 24 wecnescaY, June 2s T H U M o a v , J u n e 26 FCicav, J u n e 27 The Lego Movie Drip, Drop, Splash T u e s r a v , JUIV 1 wecnescaY, J U V 2 THUITSCaV, JUIV 3 f v i c a v , JUIY 4 Sand and Slime Robot Building Competition Undenvater Scavenger Hunt at Lakeside Pool Science Session with Discovery Kidz Camp Closed Mencav, j u i v 7 TuescaY, JuiY e w e c n e s c a v , jutv 9 THUITSCiaY, JUIV i e r c i c a v , JUIV 11 Wild Water Games WEEIC 7 Shankz Mini Golf MMicav, June 3G WEEK 6 Muffins with Mom, 8-9 a.m. Science Session with Discovery Kidz Tie Dye Taslic Tuesday Pool Party at Shadowbend Science Session with Discovery Kidz Snow Cones, Snow Ball Fights, Snow Fun! MMIEiaYr JUtV 14 Tuescav, J U Y I S wet>nescav, J U I V I S THUCSCaV, JUIV 17 r c i c a v , JUIY i e Splash Pad and Water Party at Timmaron! Shaving Cream Smash Snow Ball Fight! SK8 Town and Pizza Party Science Session with Discovery Kidz Mtncav, j u i v 21 Y u e s c a v , j u v 22 w e c n e s E t a v , J U I V 23 THUI?SCiaV, JUIV 24 FCiCaV, JUIY 2 5 Science Session with Discovery Kidz A Birthday Bash For Everyone! 2 W E E K 11 RIO TUe&CaY, J U I Y 29 w e c n e s o a v , J U I V 30 THUMCaV, JUIV 31 FViCaV, AUCUSt 1 Painting Party W E E K 10 Donuts with Dad, 8-9 a.m. MsncaY, JuiY l e WEEK B Water Balloon War DRIVE IN MOVIE Pool Party at Harpers Landing! Science Session with Discovery Kidz Magic Show M « M > a V , AUCUSt 4 TUeSDaY, AUCUSt 5 w c c n e s c a v , AUcust e THUCSDaVr AUCUSt 7 FRiCaV, AUCUSt 8 DONTGetWetl Orange vs. Blue Indoor Rock Climbing Clint the Snake Man Talent Show McnoaY, Aucust f 1 TUCSCaY, AUCUSt 12 w e c n e & c a v , AUCUSt 13 THUiTSCaV, AUCUSt 14 FMOaV, AUCUSt I S Pool Party at Forestgate! Going Camping Fort Build Off! Bowling Science Session with Discovery Kidz McnoaY, Aucust l e T u e s c a Y , AUCUSt 19 w e c n e s c a v , AUCust 20 THUVSCaV, AUCUSt 21 TOCaV, AUCUSt 22 Rob Fleming Aquatic Center Ice Cream Everywhere Incredible Inflatable's Giant Game Day PARTY! NOTE: Below is the wording for the waiver that all participants sign when enrolling for programs at The Woodlands Township Recreation Center. TOWNSHIP P R O G R A M / E V E N T W A I V E R AND R E L E A S E In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way in any program, activity or event, (referred to herein as the 'Program') sponsored by, performed by, or in any way involving The Woodlands Township, I, as Participant, or if Participant is a minor, as parent or guardian of the minor Participant (herein referred to as "I") and intending to be legally bound do hereby acknowledge and agree to the following: • • • • • • I hereby waive, discharge, and release any and all rights and claims for damages whether based upon negligence or any other theory of law, which I, or my child, heirs, agents, representatives, or assigns may have against The Woodlands Township, and its affiliates, agents, representatives, assigns, or successors including, without limitation: any officers, directors, shareholders, agents and/or employees of or associated with The Woodlands Township, the municipalities or counties in or through which the programs or events take place or are conducted, as well as any other person, entity or sponsor connected with the Program and any of their affiliates, agents, representatives, assigns, successors, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, for any and all injuries or damages which I, or my child, may suffer while taking part in the Program. I hereby assume any and all of the foregoing risks resulting from my, or my child's, participation in the Program and accept all personal responsibility for any resulting damage including, but not limited to, injury, permanent disability or death. I hereby verify that I, or my child, am/is in good physical health and able to participate in and/or complete the Program. I hereby agree to indemnify and hold The Woodlands Township harmless from and against all liabilities for any injury which may be suffered by the Participant arising out of or in any way connected with his/her participating in the Program. I have read and fully understood this Waiver and Release. I further understand that by participating in the Program, I/we will have waived substantial rights. I have knowingly and voluntarily agreed to this Waiver and Release. FOR P A R E N T S O F P A R T I C I P A N T S U N D E R T H E A G E O F 18:1 affimi and acknowledge that I, as parent/guardian with legal responsibility for the Participant, do consent and agree to his/her release as provided by the Waiver and Release herein. MEDIA/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.
  24. 24. P SUIIDaY, MaBCH 16 satiinsaY, A f v i i s Concert In The Park Concert In The Park 7th Annual Muddy Dinner with the Ducks Quiet Company Band Yelba Trails B a s h The Lodge At Rob Fleming Norttistiore Park Northshore Park Rob Fleming Park 5 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. w e e . , FccmaBY s &. rmm.. r e e m a E V 6 Teen Talent S h o w Auditions Recreation Center 5:30-7:30 p.m. 4 p.m. suncav, umicn a samnoaY, r e c c u a » Y s Daddy Daughter satuccav, Haccu e Dinner Dance Arts In The Park The Woodlands Rob Fleming Park Waterway Marriott 2-6 p.m. saniscav, MOPCU aa suncav, waRoi a 3 satunoaY, A W I I 1 2 stincav, APVit 6 Concert In The Park The Fab 5 Extra Large Easter Egg Hunt Camp Terramont Terramont Park Noon-9 a.m. stinoaY, A i v i i 13 Concert in The Park Vocal Trash Bicycle B a s h Northshore Park Northshore Park 5:30-7:30 p.m. 5:30-9:30 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. wvoMn, reeiTuasY 1 4 siHiDav, MaccH 9 Kids' Night Out stim:>av, M a i c u a 3 mcav, M«ii 1 1 TUUTSCaY, AlVil 17 Concert In The Park Valentine's Day Concert In The Park Kid's Night Out The Bunny B a s h Buck Yeager Band Easy Money Band Easter Eggstravaganza Terramont Park Northshore Park Northshore Park Recreation Center 6 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 6-10 p.m. reioav, reesuaf V a « Concert In The Park satupcaY, A m i ia satwcaY, Aivii a« Swing Thing Sandcastle Building Contest Northshore Park 5:30-7:30 p.m. Creekwood Fishing Open Water Swim Recreation Center 6-10 p.m. suncav, MaBcn 3 0 M c n c a v , recMjaGY 1 7 Sunny Dayz Teen Talent S h o w Drop In C a m p Waterway Square A Lovely Sunny Dayz 7-10 p.m. President's Day Recreation Center 7:30 Am -5:30 p.m. Derby Creekwood Park 8-10 a.m. fm mi s a m c a v , FecnuaPY aa Matcu 1 0 - Mai?cu 1 4 Sunny Dayz Spring Break C a m p Touch A Truck Rob Fleming Recreation Center Aquatic Center satuccaY, A I V I I S Hook, Line And Sinker Creekwood Park 8 - 1 0 a.m. s a t w c a v , APKH i a Breakfast with the Bunny The Lodge At Rob Fleming 9 a.m. 7:30-5:30 p.m. 9 Am To Noon s a t w c a Y , May 3 Cb&l Triathlon fm The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department ^WOODLAA^ T O W N S H I P 5310 R e s e a r c h Forest D r i v e • 281-210-3950 E-mail: