Wtr Spr brochure 2015

Parks & Recreation
and Arts Center
People, Parks and Programs
Creating Community through
Winter/Spring 2014-2015 Events and Classes
15th Annual
Ice Fishing Contest
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15TH ANNUAL YOUTH ICE FISHING CONTEST
Ages 13 & under eligible for prizes
FREE
Sat., Feb. 7, noon-2 p.m.
Sponsor: Lakeville Knights of Columbus
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CITY COUNCIL
MAYOR
CITY COUNCIL
952-985-4640
952-985-4600
952-985-4600
952-985-4610
952-985-4690
952-985-4608
952-985-2712
952-985-4622
952-985-4475
Matt Little
Doug Anderson
Bart Davis
Colleen LaBeau
Kerrin Swecker
INTERIM CITY ADMINISTRATOR
Allyn Kuennen
PARKS, RECREATION &
NATURAL RESOURCES
COMMITTEE
CHAIR
VICE CHAIR
SECRETARY
MEMBERS
Scott Kelly
Jeanne Peterson
Judy Hayes
Lori Bovitz
Tom Goodwin
Howard Lovelace
Bob Swan
PARKS & REC. HOTLINE
952-985-4690 Press Option…
#1-FIELDS, RINKS AND FACILITY
#2-TODAY’S PROGRAM STATUS
Weather cancellations and other
daily information
#3-GENERAL INFORMATION
Upcoming events, park rental, etc.
#4-SCORELINE
Adult athletic scores
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LOCATION - VALLEY LAKE PARK,
16050 GARRETT PATH
Youth are invited to fish through one of the many
holes cut through the ice. Everybody can keep warm
with a cup of hot cocoa. Prizes will be awarded for
different fish categories. It’s a great event for the
whole family, so bring the parents and grandparents.
Participants need to bring their own fishing
equipment and bait. Register the day of the contest.
Outdoor Skating Rinks ........... inside cover
Programs at Ritter.................................... 3
Holiday Programs ..................................... 4
Discount Tickets & Passport to Paris ...... 5
Learn to Skate Program .......................... 6
Adaptive Programs................................... 9
Adult Dance Lessons ............................... 9
Adult Athletic Leagues ...........................11
Lakeville Area Arts Center ............... 14-17
Lakeville Area Active Adults ..................18
Registration ............................................19
Heritage Center ........................Back Cover
OUTDOOR SKATING AND WARMING HOUSES
The City maintains nine hockey rinks and seven pleasure skating rinks at
eight different park locations.
SKATING RINK SITES
PARK
ADDRESS
TYPE
Cherryview Park
Dakota Heights Park
Greenridge Park
Highview Heights
McGuire Middle School
Meadows Park
Parkview Park
Prairie Lake Park
7925 175th St. W.
9550 175th St. W.
17685 Flagstaff Ave.
16314 Havelock Way
8600 210th St. W.
20707 Jacquard Ave.
6833 Gerdine Path
18179 Kingsway Path
1H, 1P
1H, 1P
1H, 1P
1H, 1P
2H
1H, 1P
1H, 1P
1H, 1P
H-Hockey Boards, P-Pleasure - No hockey play allowed on pleasure rinks
PLEASE NOTE: Some hockey rinks have times that are reserved for organized
hockey and are not available to the general public. Schedules are posted at
rinks.
SKATING SCHEDULE
Dec. 20-Feb. 16 (weather permitting)
WEEKDAYS
Mon.-Fri., 4-9 p.m.
Tues/Thurs, 2:30-9 p.m. (Dakota Heights)
SATURDAYS, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
SUNDAYS, noon to 8 p.m.
HOLIDAYS
10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Dec. 26, 29, 30
Jan. 1, 2, 19, 23
Feb. 16
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dec. 24, 31
Closed—Dec. 25
RINK RENTAL
McGuire Middle School hockey rink 2
is available for rental. Dates and times
are limited. Email Patty at
[email protected] if interested.
MAP OF RINKS
Find the map at www.lakevillemn.gov,
or call us at 952-985-4600 and we
will mail you one.
INCLEMENT WEATHER
Call the hotline at 952-985-4690,
option #1. A decision on the status of
rinks will be made one hour before the
scheduled opening of rinks.
PROGRAMS AT RITTER FARM PARK
LOCATION - RITTER FARM PARK, 19300 RITTER TRAIL
INTRO TO DOG SLEDDING
HANDS-ON WITH THE HUSKIES
Here’s your chance for hands-on learning with the dogs
and handlers from Hastings Huskies & Horses. The first
part of this intro dog sledding program will be indoors
consisting of terminology, equipment, the dogs and the
golden rule of dog sledding. The second part will be
hands-on in which you will be able to ride and even drive
your own team of dogs. For safety reasons this program
is only open to participants 12 years and older. For the
younger children please sign-up early for the dog sled
rides on February 23
(see below for details).
Ages 12 & older
Sat., Feb. 28,
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
$120 per person
Limited number of
program slots available,
register early. #7569
DOG SLED &
SNOWMOBILE
RIDES
Enjoy pre-registered dog
sled rides by Hastings
Huskies, snowmobile
rides by the SnoTrackers Snowmobile Club and
snowshoeing. Take photos of the Hastings Huskies and
stay warm with hot chocolate.
Due to the popularity of the dog sled rides you must preregister through Parks & Recreation to secure a dog sled
ride time slot. Snowmobile rides will be available for all
ages to enjoy, the dog sled rides are for children ages
13 & under only. Up to 3 children will ride together.
Limited number of dog sled rides available, register
early.
Ages 13 & under
Sun., March 1, noon-3 p.m.
$15 per child
#7571
SNOWSHOE SCAMPER
1ST ANNUAL 5K SNOWSHOE RACE/WALK
Join us at beautiful Ritter Farm Park for our 1st
annual Snowshoe Scamper race/walk. We
have a great 5k trail set that will challenge
experienced snowshoe racers, yet it’s tame
enough for the beginners. The Snowshoe
Scamper will feature a post race social with
door prizes and hot chocolate. The race will be
self-timed. We do have a limited number of
snowshoes available for rental. Pre-register by
Jan. 28 for a discounted rate or register at
9 a.m. the day of the Scamper.
Sat., Jan. 31, 10 a.m. race start time
$10 pre-register by Jan. 28
#7565
$15 if registering after Jan. 28
SNOWSHOE HIKE
Enjoy snowshoeing and after
your hike, warm yourself with
hot cocoa. Snowshoes
included. Minimum of 12
must be registered by Thurs.,
Feb. 5 or it will be cancelled.
Ages 6+ welcome, families
encouraged.
Sun., Feb. 8, noon-1:15 p.m.
$8 per person
#7570
SNOWSHOE RENTAL
Snowshoes are available for rent. Three sizes
available: Up to 150, 200 and/or 275 lbs.
$3 per pair/per day
3-day minimum on weekends
Deposit $75 per pair
Call 952-985-4600 to reserve a pair or for
more information and availability.
Pick up/return snowshoes at: Lakeville City
Hall, 20195 Holyoke Ave.
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
SCHOOL OF FISH ON ICE!
LOCATION - MCGUIRE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 21220 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Great class to learn about fishing and try your skills out the following
week at the Youth Ice Fishing Contest at Valley Lake on Feb. 8. Kids will
learn how to use various lures, how to tie a knot, rig a rod/reel setup for
ice fishing and learn how to catch fish. Kids also will learn about
Minnesota lakes and ice safety. Each participant will receive the School
of Fish resource book, an ice rod and reel, tackle box with tackle and a
fishing journal. The class is taught by Fishing the Midwest television
show co-host and fishing educator Mike Frisch.
Grade 3 & older
Sat., Jan. 31, 9 a.m.-noon
$49 per participant
#7572
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Holiday & Special Events
HOLIDAY PROGRAMS
SANTA LETTERS AND
PHONE CALLS!
SANTA’S SECRET STORE
The Parks & Recreation
Department has made
arrangements with the North Pole
to make your child’s Christmas
season extra special this year with
a personal letter or call from
Santa Claus! Secure Santa now
as his schedule is a snowstorm in
December and fills fast.
Go to lakeville-rapconnect.com,
enter in program number from
course description below
Print form at www.lakevillemn.gov
Call 952-985-4600 and a form
will be mailed to you
One form per child.
Completed forms MUST be
received in our office no later
than Dec. 1.
With your help, a personal letter
from Santa Claus can be arranged
for your child. Letters will be
mailed the week of Dec. 15.
#7438
PHONE CALL FROM SANTA
Sponsored by the Lakeville Lions
Club. Calls will take place the
evenings of Dec. 9 & 11 between
5-8 p.m. If your child does not
receive Santa’s call, please call 952
-985-4600 the following morning.
Ages 3-7
Tues., Dec. 9
Thurs., Dec. 11
Either night works for us
All ages welcome, Sat., Dec. 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
HOLIDAY ON MAIN
LOCATION - DOWNTOWN LAKEVILLE, www.downtownlakeville.com
This holiday event consists of Santa, Mrs. Claus, face painting, funky holiday hair,
live reindeer, trolley rides, music, dance recitals and Santa’s Secret Store.
Sponsor: Downtown Lakeville Business Association.
All ages welcome, Sat., Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
HOLIDAY GIFT MAKING (SEE PAGE 18)
LETTER FROM SANTA
$5
LOCATION - MCGUIRE MIDDLE SCHOOL, 21220 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Kids enjoy hassle-free holiday shopping! Santa’s Secret Store is specially
designed for children to purchase gifts for family and friends. Great gifts will be
available, priced from $1 to $15. Children and
parents work together to make a shopping list
including who to buy for and how much to
spend on each person. Then it’s shopping
time! While parents wait in the coffee shop,
volunteers assist the children with their gifts.
Gifts are wrapped and brought home to remain
a secret until the holidays.
FREE
#7439
#7440
#7441
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE HERITAGE CENTER, 20110 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Decorative Plates: For yourself or to give as gifts! 8” or 11” plates provided. Fabric
provided or bring your own (no rayon or silk). Bring scissors. Deadline: Nov. 24.
Open to adults/children age 8+, children must be accompanied by an adult
Sat., Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m. #7668 or 11 a.m.
#7669
$10 per person for one plate, additional plate $8
Jewelry: Make beautiful silver clay jewelry. Great holiday gift!
Open to adults/children age 9+, children must be accompanied by an adult
$9 plus cost of supplies (pay for pieces at end of class)
Sat., Dec. 6, 9-11 a.m.,
#7665
COOKIES FOR SANTA
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE HERITAGE CENTER, 20110 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Decorate cookies for Santa and enjoy lots of fun holiday activities! Mrs. Claus will
stop by and read a story. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Deadline
for registering is Dec. 1.
Ages 2-10 with adult, $7 per child, adults free
Thurs., Dec. 4
4:30-5:10 p.m.
#7442
5:15-5:55 p.m.
#7443
6-6:40 p.m.
#7444
EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE & BREAKFAST
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE HERITAGE CENTER, 20110 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Scrambled eggs, donuts, juice, coffee and hot cocoa will be served. Bring your camera—a
special bunny has hopped a long way to see you and will be available for photos! We’ll
enjoy Easter activities and then an egg-stra special egg hunt throughout downtown! All
children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration for adults and children is
required and space is limited. Registration deadline, Mon., March 16
Ages 2-10 with adult, $8 per person
Sat., March 21
8:15-9 a.m.
#7562
9:30-10:15 a.m.
#7563
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DISCOUNT TICKETS & PASSPORT TO PARIS
Purchase tickets for these family events at a
great discount through the Parks & Recreation
Department. We will contact you when tickets
are available for pick up in our office, usually
one week prior to each show. Available on a
first-come, first-served basis—order today!
NICKELODEON UNIVERSE
DISNEY ON ICE
WORLDS OF FANTASY
Mall of America, Bloomington
All day wristband, $25
#7354
Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your
favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice
presents Worlds of Fantasy. Thrill to high-speed
stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the
crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice.
Dive into The Little Mermaid’s enchanting
undersea kingdom and enter the mystical world
of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney
Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within!
The toys are back in town with heroic action
when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the
Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious
tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home,
in their most daring adventure ever! Section
116.
Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul
Fri., Dec. 12, 10 a.m.
Tickets must be ordered by Nov. 30
$20 (ages 2+)
#7352
Save on all-day unlimited ride wristbands.
Great for families, friends, birthday parties and
special outings—prepare yourself for the wild
ride ahead! Valid anytime. Purchase and pick
up at our office.
DISNEY ON ICE—FROZEN
Enter a fantastical winter wonderland
beyond all imagination as Disney On Ice
presents Frozen! The heartwarming,
Academy Award-winning tale you love is
now LIVE and skating into your town.
You’ll be magically whisked away into
the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will
be dazzled by amazing special effects and
astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to
inspiring songs, including “Let It Go.” Join
royal sisters Elsa and Anna, the hilarious
snowman Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven
and the mystical trolls as they journey to
discover that true love is ultimately the most
magical power of all! Upper level reserved.
Target Center, Minneapolis
Thur., April 9, 10:30 a.m.
Tickets must be ordered by March 15
$20, (ages 2+)
#7375
PASSPORT TO PARIS
The event includes:
Paris themed invitation and boarding pass
mailed to the adult to give to their little girl
prior to the dance
A passport for activity stamps
A photo of the couple taken by a professional
photographer and printed on site
DJ and dancing to kid friendly tunes
Multiple crafts & cupcake decorating
A special take home keepsake
Light snacks and beverage will be served (we
recommend eating dinner before coming)
A DADDY & DAUGHTER DANCE EVENT
Bonjour! Travel across the globe with us to Paris and join us for a magical
evening of making memories at our upcoming Daddy/Daughter Dance! Girls
along with their dad, uncle, grandfather or other male role model will enjoy
dancing, music, fun activities, crafts and much more. Girls dress in their
favorite fancy dress and men in dress-up attire. Don’t forget your camera.
Upon arrival you will receive a “passport” to fill with stamps as you
experience all the fun activities in store for you. This event fills up very
quickly so please don’t wait to register. This event is hosted by S.O.R.R.
(South of the River Recreators) consisting of the Parks and Recreation Departments of
Eagan, Rosemount, Farmington, Lakeville, Apple Valley and Savage. Please note: there are two
dates/locations to choose from this year due to high demand. Please register for one date, both
events will be similar.
Who:
Register by:
Girls 3 – 12 years old & dad or male guest
Friday, January 23. Register early; this event will fill up
Cost:
$30/couple (register under child’s name and provide adult’s name)
$10/each addiƟonal child
Dance #1 Date: Friday, Feb. 6
$30 #7584
$10 #7585
Event Time:
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Location:
Rosemount Community Center
13885 South Robert Trail
Rosemount
Dance #2 Date: Sunday, Feb. 8 $30 #7586
$10 #7587
Event Time:
2:30 – 5 p.m.
Location:
Eagan Community Center
1501 Central Parkway
Eagan
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LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM
LOCATION - HASSE ARENA, 8525 215TH ST., LAKEVILLE www.lakevillearenas.org, 952-985-2170
Lakeville Arenas is excited to offer the US Figure Skating Basic Skills Program. The program is geared toward recreational skaters of all
ages and skill levels. Instructors will follow the skill progressions outlined in US Figure Skating Basic Skills. Skaters will be evaluated
throughout the session to determine if they are ready to advance. Our program has a 12:1 student/instructor ratio to ensure quality
instruction, except for the Snowplow Sam and P.A.L.S. classes which have an 8:1 ratio. Questions regarding lessons can be e-mailed to
the director at [email protected] REQUIREMENTS: We strongly recommend that children in the Snowplow Sam and
P.A.L.S. classes wear a helmet (bike helmets work well), gloves and snow pants. All participants are required to wear gloves or mittens.
Participants must provide their own skates or rental skates are available for $3 per person/per class. No double blades. Lakeville
Arenas offers skate sharpening for $4 per pair of skates.
US FIGURE SKATING BASIC SKILLS
$89 PER SESSION/$125 P.A.L.S PER SESSION
If your skater has taken lessons
previously, and you are unsure what class
to register for, please email the director at
[email protected]
ADULTS: (16 years and older) This class is
designed for the beginner skater up to the
advanced. We will teach you your choice of
either figure skating or hockey skating skills.
This class offers a more one-on-one lesson
structure.
P.A.L.S.: Parent and Little Skater, (3-5 years
old) This class will teach the child and parent
how to skate and teach the parent how to
teach their child to skate. It’s a great class
for the beginning skater. The parent/
guardian must be at least 16 years old.
SNOWPLOW SAM: (3-5 years old)
Designed to develop preliminary coordination
and strength necessary to move on skates.
HOCKEY 1-2: (6 years and older)
BASIC 1: Designed for figure skaters 6 and
Fundamentals of hockey skating, skaters will
learn to move faster and be more agile on
the ice. All elements will be taught without a
stick or puck. Will work on forward skating,
backward skating and stopping.
older with little or no skating experience. Will
work on forward/backward skating and
stopping.
HOCKEY 3-4: (6 years and older)
Fundamentals of hockey skating, skaters
will learn to move faster and be more agile
on the ice. All elements will be taught
without a stick or puck. Designed for those
skaters that have passed Hockey 2. Will
work on turns, crossovers and stopping.
THE BASIC EIGHT: These eight levels of
the program introduce the fundamental
figure skating moves, forward skating,
backward skating, stops, crossovers and
turns. Upon completion of the Basic 1-8
levels, skaters will have the basic knowledge
of the sport to advance to the Free Skate
levels.
BASIC 2-3: Designed for those figure skaters
that have passed Basic 1 or Snowplow Sam. Will
work on backward skating, turning and
introduction to spins.
BASIC 4-5: Designed for those figure skaters
that have passed Basic 3. Will work on edges,
crossovers and stroking.
BASIC 6,7,8: Designed for those figure
skaters that have passed Basic 5. Will work on
spirals, footwork and introduction to jumping.
FREE SKATE 1-6: Designed for those figure
skater that have passed Basic 8. Free skate will
be divided into four sections – moves in the
field, dance sequence, spins and jumps.
Saturday Skating Schedule
JAN. 10 - FEB. 28
REGISTRATION STARTS DEC. 20
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LEVEL
LESSON/PRACTICE*
PROGRAM #
Basic 2-3
Basic 4-5
Basic 6,7,8
Free Skate 1-6
8 a.m./8:30 a.m.
8 a.m./8:30 a.m.
8 a.m./8:30 a.m.
8 a.m./8:30 a.m.
#7629
#7630
#7631
#7632
Snowplow Sam 8:30 a.m./8 a.m.
Basic 1
8:30 a.m./8 a.m.
#7633
#7634
Snowplow Sam 9 a.m./9:30 a.m.
Basic 1
9 a.m./9:30 a.m.
#7648
#7635
P.A.L.S.
Hockey 1-2
9:30 a.m./9 a.m.
9:30 a.m./9 a.m.
#7636
#7637
P.A.L.S.
Hockey 1-2
Hockey 3-4
10:30 a.m./11 a.m.
10:30 a.m./11 a.m.
10:30 a.m./11 a.m.
#7638
#7639
#7640
Snowplow Sam
Basic 1
Snowplow Sam
Basic 1
11 a.m./10:30 a.m.
11 a.m./10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m./12 p.m.
11:30 a.m./12 p.m
#7650
#7641
#7642
#7643
Adult
Basic 2-3
Basic 4-5
12 p.m./11:30 a.m.
12 p.m./11:30 a.m
12 p.m./11:30 a.m
#7644
#7645
#7646
*Note: Based on the skater’s
ability, class and practice times
may switch within the same hour
(i.e. practice first then lesson or
lesson first then practice).
Spring Lessons
Visit www.lakevillearenas.org
after Dec. 1 for a class list or
call 952-985-4600 and we will
mail you one.
Learn to Skate
For information on
rental of ice and dry
floor and
public open skating
schedule, visit
lakevillearenas.org
Lessons start Mar. 14 - May
12 (no lessons March 31 and
April 4).
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ADAPTIVE
WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKE
LOCATION - RITTER FARM PARK, ED MAKO ELC, 19300 RITTER TRAIL
Enjoy snowshoeing, and after your hike, warm yourself with hot cocoa. Snowshoes included.
Limited number of snowshoes available, pre-registration required. Minimum of 6 must be
registered by Thurs., Feb. 5 or it will be cancelled. Ages 6+, families encouraged.
Sun., Feb. 8, noon-1:15 p.m.
$8 per person
#7595
ADAPTIVE ARTS CENTER WORKSHOPS BY JOANNE ANDRES
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE AREA ARTS CENTER, 20965 HOLYOKE AVE.
Explore a variety of painting and pottery mediums while gaining confidence in a nurturing
environment.
Ages 7 and older
Sat., 10-11:30 a.m.
Dec. 13, Painting, $18
March 7 & 14, Pottery, $30
April 25, Painting, $18
#7432
#7604
#7602
ADAPTIVE MODGE PODGE
Lakeville CAREs (Community
Adaptive Recreation &
Education) is committed to
providing recreational and
educational experiences for
our school-age children
with special needs.
Students are welcome and
encouraged to bring a P.C.A.
An experienced special
education staff member or
volunteer will be on hand.
For more information or to
share ideas, please call
952-985-4615 or
952-232-2150.
REGISTER FOR SOUTH METRO MIRACLE LEAGUE BASEBALL
For information on registering for the Miracle League that
plays on the Harmon Killebrew Miracle Field at
King Park please visit lakevillebaseball.org and look for the
Miracle League link!
LOCATION - KENWOOD TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL, 19455 KENWOOD TRAIL
Make your very own candle holder/vase and create the look of stained glass. Pre-registration is
required. Register at www.lakevilleareacommunityed.net.
Sat., Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-noon $15
SWIM LESSONS
Adaptive one-on-one instructed swim lessons will take place at McGuire Middle School. To register
and for a full class schedule go to www.lakevilleareacommunityed.net or call 952-232-2150.
MN SLED HOCKEY
EXHIBITION
Sun., Jan. 25,
12:15-2:30 p.m.
at Ames Arena
FREE admission
To learn more go to
www.mnsledhockey.org
ADULT DANCE LESSONS
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ADULT DANCE CLASSES
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE HERITAGE CENTER, 20110 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE
Classes are for ages 17 and older and held on Monday evenings. Classes are held in the
Heritage room.
Beginner to Intermediate Classes. Each dance session teaches different dance steps. You do not
need to attend the first session to register for the second session. Instructor Larry Ablin.
FOXTROT, WALTZ, EAST COAST SWING, COUNTRY, NIGHTCLUB, SALSA & RUMBA
Foxtrot, Waltz and East Coast Swing are the three main dances that work for any music event
such as rock and roll, country, ballroom, weddings and parties. If the floor is crowded you can
dance Nightclub two-step, Rumba or Salsa. For Country music the main dance is Country twostep. All the classes will start with beginner steps, then some harder steps. Based on who is in
class, it will be taught so everyone can understand. So depending on music you like: Rock and
Roll choose Foxtrot, East Coast Swing or Nightclub two-step. Country choose Country two-step or
Nightclub two-step. Weddings and Ballroom choose Foxtrot, Swing, Waltz or Nightclub two-step.
Fee is per couple/per session
Jan. 5-Feb. 9, (skip Jan. 19) 5 Mondays $60
Rumba, 7-8 p.m.
#7361
Salsa, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
#7362
Feb. 23-March 30, 6 Mondays
Country two- step, 7-8 p.m.
Nightclub two-step, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
$70
#7363
#7364
April 13-May 18, 6 Mondays
East Coast Swing , 7-8 p.m.
Foxtrot, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
$70
#7365
#7366
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ADULT ATHLETIC LEAGUES
REGISTERING A TEAM
Lakeville Parks & Recreation will be accepting
team registrations for our winter/spring adult
athletic leagues. To register a team, complete
the league registration form and submit with
full payment to Lakeville Parks & Recreation. Full
payment must be received to secure a spot.
League fees include tax. If you need additional
league information, please call 952-985-4615
or e-mail [email protected]
SOFTBALL
CoRec and Men’s leagues will be offered at
Aronson Park. The leagues are officiated and
teams will either play a single game or
doubleheaders each week. The leagues are
USSSA and MRPA sanctioned. The leagues will
begin play in late April and finish in July.
Beginning in January 2015, a softball team
registration packet will be available online at
www.lakevillemn.gov
BASKETBALL, DODGEBALL, VOLLEYBALL
League registration dates:
Returning 2014 teams: Nov. 3-21
Open team registration: Nov. 24-Dec. 12
BASKETBALL
Men’s 5-on-5 full court league will be offered
at Century Middle School. The league is
self-officiated. The league is for recreational
players only. The league will begin play in
January.
Silver Recreational
Tuesdays 1/6
1/8
$114
VOLLEYBALL
$775
Mixed D, Doubleheaders
Fridays
4/24
CoRec and Women’s leagues will be
offered at Century Middle School. The
leagues are self-officiated. The leagues
will begin play in January.
$775
CoRec Gold (competitive)
Mondays
1/5
$145
Men’s D Recreational, Doubleheaders
Wednesdays 4/22
$775
CoRec Silver (recreational)
Wednesdays 1/7
$145
New offering for 2015
Men’s Wooden Bat League - Doubleheaders
Thursdays
4/23
$775
Women’s
Thursdays
1/8
$114
PLAYER’S DRAFT LIST
Interested in playing in a league, but don’t
have a team? Call 952-985-4615 and we
can put you on a player’s draft list.
Lakeville Parks & Recreation Department League Registration
League Name
Team Name
Night of Play
Manager’s Name
Phone (Home)
(Cell)
City
MC
AmEx
Disc
Card #
Exp
Waiver Statement: I hereby release, absolve and hold harmless the City of Lakeville, its officers, employees and agents from damage resulting
from any injury incurred by me or my teammates while participating in the above mentioned programs. I/we understand that the City of Lakeville
assumes no responsibility for injury before, during or after programs.
Team Manager Signature
LEAGUES ONLINE
Looking for league standings,
schedules and upcoming
league offerings?
Visit www.lakevillemn.gov
Go to Parks & Recreation
Department and click on the Adult
Athletic Leagues link.
Zip
E-mail
Charge Visa
Kickball:
Savage 952-224-3421
The dodgeball league will be offered at
Century Middle School. The league is selfofficiated. Teams consist of at least six
players. The league will begin play in
January.
Mixed D, Doubleheaders
Tuesdays
4/21
Address
The South of the River
Recreators (SORR) group
consisting of the cities of
Apple Valley, Burnsville,
Eagan, Farmington,
Lakeville, Rosemount and
Savage sponsor adult
broomball and kickball
leagues. For information and
registration materials call:
Broomball:
Eagan 651-675-5500
DODGEBALL
Thursdays
Softball League registration dates:
Returning 2014 teams: Feb. 2-13
Open team registration: Feb. 17-March 20
$114
SORR ADULT LEAGUES
BROOMBALL & KICKBALL
Date
Please make checks payable to “City of Lakeville” and return registration form and league fee to:
Lakeville Parks & Recreation, 20195 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, MN 55044 or fax form to (952) 985-4499.
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20965 Holyoke Ave.
Lakeville Area Arts Center
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Adult & Teen Art Classes
BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE
POTTERY
BY JOANNE ANDRES
Introduction to throwing and handbuilding. Intermediate students
continue to learn through demos and
discussions. Fee includes 25 lbs. of
clay and $10 worth of firing. Additional
firing is $1/lb. Ages 15+, $150
Tues., 6 wks, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jan. 6-Feb. 10
#7573
Feb. 17-March 24
#7574
April 7-May 12
#7575
Thurs., 6 wks, 6-9 p.m.
Jan. 8-Feb. 12
Feb. 19-March 26
April 9-May 14
#7576
#7577
#7578
INTERMEDIATE POTTERY
BY BARB HUGHES
Expand and improve throwing and
hand-building through demos and
discussions. Fee includes 25 lbs. of
clay and $10 worth of firing. Additional
firing is $1/lb. Ages 15+, $150
Wed., 6 wks, 6-9 p.m.
Jan. 7-Feb. 11
Feb. 18-March 25
April 8-May 13
#7579
#7580
#7581
BASKET WEAVING
BY JILL SCARPARI
Learn how to make your own
baskets that are functional as well
as a work of art. Both workshops
are designed for beginners with no
experience. Supplies included.
Ages 15+, $35
Thurs., 1 week, 6-9 p.m.
Jan. 22 “Wine Basket”
March 26 “Bread Basket”
#7588
#7589
OIL PAINTING OCEAN WAVES
WATERCOLOR & WINE
BY OLESYA ANDERSON
Learn the anatomy of waves and
foam patterns as well as
instructions on color mixing and
techniques. All levels welcome!
Supplies included. Please bring a
bag lunch. Ages 15+, $55, #7590
BY TINA SHEPPARD
Learn watercolor painting through fun
step-by-step instruction and create
your own “Make & Take” masterpiece!
No experience necessary. Price
includes supplies and two glasses of
wine. Ages 21+, $35
Sat., Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-2:30p.m.
Wed., 1 week, 6-9 p.m.
Jan. 14 “Winter Visitors”
#7593
March 4 “Alaska Landscape” #7594
OIL PAINTING SKY MOODS
BY OLESYA ANDERSON
Practice techniques for formation of
clouds using fingers, soft rags and
brushes. We will mix palette for
weather, lightning and sunset
clouds. Beginners welcome!
Supplies included. Please bring a
bag lunch. Ages 15+, $55, #7652
Sat., May 16, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
TEXTURED LANDSCAPES
BY JOANNE ANDRES
Learn how to infuse texture into your
acrylic paintings to create a feeling of
dimension to your landscapes.
Supplies included. Ages 14 +, $55
Sat., 2 wks, 9:30 a.m.-noon
March 21 & 28
#7592
Wine & Designs
Join us for one or more fun painting workshops where we will treat you to wine tastings while you
paint! Relax and unwind while you paint the featured painting of the night. Our instructors will walk
you through step-by-step instructions. No experience is necessary! Ages 21+
PRIVATE ART PARTIES
Sign up your neighborhood or
club for a fun night out! Custom
paint wine glasses or canvas
with your friends, family or coworkers while sampling wine!
Call for details. Ages 21+
Wed., 1 week, 6-9 p.m., $35 includes supplies and two glasses of wine
Chickadees—Wed., Feb. 18
By Sue Kemnitz #7596
Lily—Wed., April 8
By Dar Brooks #7599
Primula—Wed., May 6
By JoAnne Andres #7603
Goldfinches—Wed., March 25
By Sue Kemnitz #7597
Starry Night—Wed., April 29
By Tina Sheppard #7600
Basket Weaving
(see pg. 14)
Spring Garden—Wed., May 27
By Dar Brooks #7601
Blackbirds—Wed., Jan. 28
By Neesa Ruesink #7598
Lakeville Area Arts Center
20965 Holyoke Ave.
Phone: 952-985-4640
LakevilleAreaArtsCenter.com
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Youth Art Classes
Lakeville Area Arts Center
20965 Holyoke Ave.
DRAWING HORSES
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BY BRIANA KANE
All about horses! Learn how to draw
the basics of horse artwork such as
running, jumping, walking, eating and
rearing. Also learn how to create
environments surrounding your posing
ponies! This is a realistic animal art
class for young artists. The fee
includes artist-grade sketchbook.
Ages 6-12, $30
Fri., 2 weeks, 4:30-6 p.m.
Jan. 30 & Feb. 6
#7605
DRAWING DINOSAURS
BY BRIANA KANE
Dinosaurs will come to life in this
drawing class. Learn how to draw
many different realistic style dinosaurs
as well as the environments they
would have thrived in. Featuring
dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus,
Stegosaurus, Triceratops,
Brachiosaurus and more! The fee
includes artist-grade sketchbook.
Ages 6-12, $30
Fri., 2 weeks, 4:30-6 p.m.
April 10 & 17
#7606
KIDS ACRYLIC & WATERCOLOR
PAINTING
BY TINA SHEPPARD
Experiment with different
brushstrokes, colors and styles.
Students will complete a step-by-step
painting by the end of the class. (See
samples of paintings on pages 14-15.)
Ages 6-12, $18
Mon., 1 week, 4:30-6 p.m.
Jan. 26 Winter Visitors
(Watercolor)
Feb. 23 Alaska Landscape
(Watercolor)
April 20 Starry Night
(Acrylic on canvas)
#7607
#7608
#7609
Kids PoƩery Workshops
KIDS POTTERY
BY JOANNE ANDRES
Each workshop meets twice, once to
make the project and another to glaze.
Ages 6-12, $30
Fri., 2 wks, 4:30-6 p.m.
Jan. 16 & 30, Mug & Plate
Feb. 13 & 27, Candle Stand
March 6 & 20, Oval Pitcher
April 10 & 24, Fairyhouse
May 1 & 15, Birdhouse
#7610
#7611
#7612
#7613
#7614
Button Tree
HOMESCHOOL POTTERY
BY JOANNE ANDRES
Students work on the wheel and also
learn traditional hand-building
techniques to create fun decorative
pieces and functional ware.
Ages 6+, $60
Fri., 4 wks, 10:30-noon
Jan. 16-Feb.6
Feb. 20-March 13
April 10-May 1
#7615
#7616
#7617
Bird
PARENT-CHILD POTTERY
BY JOANNE ANDRES
An introductory course in wheelthrowing and hand-building. Both
parent and child must register
individually for a total of $70 per
parent/child pair. Limit one child (ages
6+) per parent. $35 per person
Sat., 3 wks, 9:30 a.m.-noon
Jan. 31, Feb. 7 & 21
#7618
House
KIDS PAINTING SERIES
Your child will love this series of bright
and colorful 12”x12” canvas acrylic
paintings. Sign up for one or more!
Give them as gifts or decorate your
room! Ages 6-12, $18
Thurs., 1 week, 4:30-6 p.m.
Feb. 12 “Zentangle Heart” #7619
April 23 “Button Tree”
#7621
Fri., 1 week 4:30-6 p.m.
March 13 “House”
May 8 “Bird”
#7620
#7622
Zentangle
Heart
Upcoming Theater Events
WINTER AT THE LAAC
It may be cold outside, but it’s always warm and cozy inside the Lakeville Area
Arts Center! Enjoy an evening out that’s close to home with free parking. Visit
our website or call for a full schedule and descriptions of our shows.
Date
Show Name
Dec. 6
Monroe Crossing
Dec. 7
Simple Gifts with Billy McLaughlin
Dec. 12-28
A Christmas Carol
Jan. 9
Love Potion #10 Whitesidewalls
Jan. 25
The Musical Offering
Jan. 31
Caribbean Soiree
Feb. 6-8
Ole and Lena at the State Fair
Feb. 13-22
Mary Poppins
Feb. 27
Art in Motion
Feb. 28
Comedy Night
March 15
Artaria
March 20-29 Fox on the Fairway
Art In Motion—
An Evening of Art &
Dance
May 15
The Music of Fleetwood Mac
Rumours & Dreams—
The Music of
Fleetwood Mac
Lakeville Area Arts Center
20965 Holyoke Ave.
Phone: 952-985-4640
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Programs at the Heritage Center
Lakeville Area Active Adults
LOCATION - LAKEVILLE HERITAGE CENTER, 20110 HOLYOKE AVE., LAKEVILLE Men and women, age 50 and older are eligible for
membership in the Lakeville Area Active Adults. Annual membership fees are: $18/single, $34/dual for Lakeville residents,
and $30 per person for non-residents. All of our groups and classes are always looking for new participants—Here’s just a
small portion of the classes and events we offer! For more information, please stop by or call 952-985-4620.
WINES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Fri., Nov. 21, 2 p.m., #7671
$5 members/$7 non-members
From Gewurztraminers to
Bubbly, we will sample a wide range of
wines for the holidays. We may even
slip in some egg nog or other holiday
delectable!
WHAT WOMEN REALLY
NEED TO KNOW
Thurs., Nov. 13, 1:30 p.m., #7670
$5/members, $7/non-members
Join a local attorney for a presentation
on very important topics for women.
HEALTHY COOKING DEMO
Wed., March 25, 12:30 p.m., #7661
Yummy recipes! $5 for supplies
WEEKLY EXERCISE CLASSES
Healthways Flex™ Fitness: Have fun
maintaining or increasing your aerobic
activity. Improve your health.
Level 1 Exercise Class
Chair exercises (sitting & standing)
Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11 a.m.
Level 2 Exercise Class
Class includes floor exercises
Mon.-noon, Wed.-10 a.m., Fri.-noon
Cost: UCare & Humana members,
1 punch per class
Non-UCare & Humana members,
$3 per class
Tappercize: Tues. 9:30 a.m., $5/class
Pilates Mat Class: (Evening Class)
Tues., 5 p.m., $5 per class
Zumba Gold:
Tues.&Thurs., 3:30 p.m., $5 per class
Yoga: Tues. & Fri., 8:15 a.m., $5/class
Line Dance:
Beginner-9 a.m., Intermediate-10 a.m.
Wed., $5 per class
AARP Tax Assistance is now located
at the Lakeville Library and other
locations. Call 1-888-279-7669 or
www.aarp.org for locations and times.
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Check out the Heritage Happenings
newsletter for more fun classes,
trips, historical and educational
seminars, special events and more!
METRO DINING CARDS
Great
Holiday
Gifts!
Restaurant discount cards can be
used once a month—buy one meal,
get the second meal free! Only $24 per
set, available at the Heritage Center
and City Hall. Makes a great gift!
LIFE LINE SCREENING
Fri., Dec. 19, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Life Line Screening offers safe,
painless, non-invasive preventive
health screenings that are typically not
part of a routine physical - screenings
that can save your life. Recommended
for anyone 50 and older, or 40 and
over with cardiovascular risk factors.
Preregistration is required. To register
call 1-888-653-6450 or email
[email protected] Cost: $139
TECHNOLOGY CLASSES
Bring your device to class.
$18/member, $22/non-member,
unless otherwise noted.
The App Class - iPad/iPhone
$14/member, $18/non-member
Thur., Dec. 4, 9-10:30 a.m., #7373
Technology Self Defense
$16/member, $20/non-member
Thur., Dec. 11, 9-11 a.m., #7374
iPad - Back to Basics
Thur., Jan. 22, 9-11:30 a.m., #7653
iPad - Keeping in Touch
Thur., Jan. 29, 9-11:30 a.m., #7654
iPad - Search, Share, Discover
Thur., Feb. 5, 9-11:30 a.m., #7655
The Photo Class - iPad
$16/member, $20/non-member
Thur., Mar. 5, 9-11 a.m., #7656
iPhone - Back to Basics
Thur., Mar. 12, 9-11:30 a.m., #7657
iPhone - Search, Share, Discover
Thur., Mar. 19, 9-11:30 a.m., #7658
iPhone - Day to Day
Thur., Mar. 26, 9-11:30 a.m., #7659
TRIPS & TOURS
Anyone can enjoy these trips!
Dinner & Holiday Lights Tour, Dec. 17
Las Vegas & Death Valley, Jan. 25-30
Church Basement Ladies in “The Last
(Potluck) Supper”, Feb. 19 & many more!
MEN’S GOLF LEAGUE
Wed. mornings, May-Oct.
Meeting April 8, 9 am to register & pay
DECORATIVE PLATES
Make decorative plates for yourself or
to give as gifts! 8” or 11” plates are
provided. Bring your own scissors.
Fabric provided or bring your own (no
rayon or silk). Open to adults/children
age 8+, children must be accompanied
by an adult. Deadline: Nov. 24 for Dec.
Mon., Nov. 17, 10 a.m., #7667
Sat., Dec. 6, 9:30 a.m., #7668
Sat., Dec. 6, 11 a.m., #7669
$10 per person for one plate,
additional plate $8
JEWELRY MAKING
Holiday Gift
Making—
Sat., Dec. 6!
Make beautiful jewelry—
Ready to wear at the end of
class. Great holiday gifts!
$4/members, $9/nonmembers, plus cost of supplies
(pay for pieces at end of class)
Silver Clay
Tues., Nov. 4, 1-3 p.m., #7662
Sat., Dec. 6, 9-11 a.m., #7665
Tues., Dec. 9, 6-8 p.m., #7666
Flame-Painted Copper
Tues., Nov. 25, 1-3 p.m., #7663
Copper Clay
Tues., Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m., #7664
Watch the
Heritage
Happenings
Newsletter for
more plate and
jewelry classes
in 2015!
DRIVER SAFETY CLASSES
Drivers 55+ are eligible for a 10%
discount on auto insurance.
Call to register 1-888-234-1294.
4-hour class-$20, 8-hour class-$24
Mon., Nov. 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Mon., Dec. 1, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
T/W, Dec. 9 & 10, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (8-hr.)
Mon., Jan. 5, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Sat., Jan. 17, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Mon., Jan. 26, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Mon., Feb. 9, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Sat., Feb. 28, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
M/T Mar. 2 & 3, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (8-hr.)
Sat., Mar. 14, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
Mon., Mar. 23, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (4-hr.)
REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
Adult Team Sports: Contact Dan Brettschneider at 952-985-4615.
Confirmations: The Parks & Recreation Department will send
program receipts to confirm registration if registering other than
online. If a class is full, your name will be placed on a waiting list
and your fee returned.
Deadlines: Please register early to ensure a space. Most activities
have registration deadlines, generally five business days prior to
start of activity (unless otherwise noted). The Parks & Recreation
Department reserves the right to cancel a program. Those enrolled
in a program that is cancelled will receive a refund.
Payment: Registration, team sports and facility reservations can be
made with cash, check or credit card
Refund Policy: Registration fees for a program cancelled by the
Parks & Recreation Department will be fully refunded. A $2 service
fee will be charged for individual cancellations made prior to the
start of program and/or activity registration deadline. No refunds
can be made after start of program and/or activity registration
deadline, whichever comes first.
Scholarships: Financial scholarships are available for eligible youth
recreation participants. For information, call 952-985-4600.
WAYS TO REGISTER
Equal Opportunities: The City of Lakeville believes that all residents
regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or
disability have the right to participate in activities of their choice. For
those with disabilities, please call 952-985-4615.
Waiver Statement: When registering for a program by phone, the
following waiver statement is implied: "I hereby release, absolve and
hold harmless the City of Lakeville, its officers, employees and
agents from damage resulting from any injury incurred by me or my
child while participating in any Parks & Recreation program. I/we
understand that the City of Lakeville assumes no responsibility for
injury before, during, or after programs."
Disclaimer: This program schedule is published for information
purposes only. Lakeville reserves the right to make changes in the
content and provision of the program schedule without notice.
Photos: Lakeville Parks & Recreation Department
periodically takes pictures of participants in our
programs, during special events and in the
parks. These photos may
be used in the City’s media publications.
ONLINE—RAPConnect
Recreation Arts Parks
lakeville-rapconnect.com
Credit card only
PHONE—952-985-4600
Credit card only
FAX—952-985-4499
Credit card only
BY MAIL
City of Lakeville
20195 Holyoke Ave.
Lakeville, MN 55044
Check, credit card
PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM
WALK-IN
City Hall
20195 Holyoke Ave.
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
PARENT/PRIMARY CONTACT
DROP BOX
After-hours drop box at City
Hall, 20195 Holyoke Ave.
Last Name
First Name
 Male
Female
Extra registration forms
available at
www.lakevillemn.gov
If new phone or address
Street Address
City
Phone (h)
State
Phone (w)
Zip
Phone (c)
E-mail
Yes, please send me e-mail updates
Special needs or requests:
PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
PARTICIPANT’S NAME
GENDER
(M/F)
T-SHIRT SIZE
(if required)
BIRTHDATE
PROGRAM NAME
PROGRAM #
FEE
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resul ng from any injury incurred by me or my child while par cipa ng in the above-men oned programs. I/we understand that the City
of Lakeville assumes no responsibility for injury before, during or a er programs.
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