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  SOUTH SUBURBAN PARKS AND RECREATION                                                                                                  
                 
 

January 2020 Events

             
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  For more information on all events, programs and classes below, please visit ssprd.org.

Adult Swim - Don’t be left on the beach! Adults of varied swimming abilities are assisted to feel comfortable and confident in the water. Learn the skills and techniques needed to swim for fitness or recreation. Ages 18 and up. Mon and Wed, Jan 6 – 29, 6:15 – 6:45 pm at Goodson Recreation Center. $52 Resident, only six students per session.

Nature Camps at South Platte Park - All children delight in games, hikes, and nature-based activities. 

Ages 6 – 13 varies by camp. Inservice Day, Mon, Jan 6. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mon, Jan 20, at South Platte Park. $29 Resident

 

Club Lone Tree Inservice Days - Our licensed day camps keep kids busy all day with games, crafts, and swimming. Bring a snack and lunch. Ages 5 – 10. Mon, Jan 6 and Jan 20, 7 am – 6 pm at Lone Tree Recreation Center. $31 Resident

 

Women on Weights - Perfect for those women who would like to learn the proper mechanics of weight training while focusing on muscular strength, core, and endurance. Ages 18 and up. Tue and Wed, Jan 7 - 30, 6 – 7 pm at Lone Tree Recreation Center. $42 Resident

 

Parent-Tot Ice Skating Lessons - Each class includes a half-hour of instruction and admission to a public skating session during the day of the class. Come 30 minutes early to get properly fitted skates (skates rental not included in price). Bring warm clothes, gloves, and (we recommend) a properly fitted helmet.
Ages 2 – 3.  $93 Resident. When and Where:

Tue, Jan 7 – Feb 25, 10:30 – 11 am, South Suburban Ice Arena

Thu, Jan 9 – Feb 27, 1:30 – 2 pm, South Suburban Ice Arena

Sat, Jan 11 - Feb 29, 10:45 – 11:15 am, South Suburban Ice Arena

Sat, Jan 11 – Feb 29, 10 – 10:30 am, Family Sports Ice Arena

Sewing is Fun - Have you ever wanted to make your own clothes, pillows, or costumes? This class is a great start for students to learn the basics of sewing, like how to set up their machine, read patterns, and understand instructions and vocabulary. Students will make and finish a cross-body purse with pockets.
Ages 9 – 14. Thu, Jan 9 – 30, 4:30 – 5:30 pm at Goodson Recreation Center. $40 Resident

 

FREE Fitness Demo Days – Win Prizes - For one week, try introductory Goodson and Lone Tree recreation centers’ fitness classes and equipment demos. Receive an empty demo days card to collect your stamps for each class attended.  Attend two out of the three 30-minute intro classes at each facility or attend one equipment demo. After collecting at least two stamps, turn in your card to be entered to win prizes.  Multiply your chances of winning by attending classes and equipment demos at all facilities. Prizes include: $50 gift card, 20-visit punch card, Personal training sessions, Massages. Ages 18 and up. Free but registration required. When and Where:

Lone Tree Recreation Center - Wednesday, January 15 in Pine Room

Zumba: 9 - 9:30 am

Barre Sculpt: 9:35 - 10:05 am

Yoga: 10:10-10:40 am

Goodson Recreation Center - Friday, January 17 in the Gym

BodyPump: 9 - 9:30 am

Step: 9:40 - 10:10 am

Yoga: 10:15 - 10:45 am

Equipment demos:

Lone Tree Recreation Center: Tue, Jan 14, 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Goodson Recreation Center: Sat, Jan 1, 9:30 - 10:30 am and 1 – 2 pm

 

Family Sports Center Inservice Day - Enroll by the day in our state-licensed program that keeps kids busy with activities such as the Eurobungy, ice skating, sports, climbing wall, laser tag, and more. Morning and afternoon snacks and lunch included in the fee. Ages 6 – 13. Martin Luther King, Jr, Holiday, Mon, Jan 20, 7 am – 6 pm at Family Sports Center. $50 Resident

 

Blood Screening - The professional staff at the University Hospital will screen cholesterol and over thirty other blood components. Drop-in with no appointments needed. 12-hour fast required. Ages 18 and up. $40

When and Where: 7 – 9:30 am, drop-in

Goodson Recreation Center, Tue, Jan 21

Lone Tree Recreation Center, Wed, Jan 22

Family Sports Center, Fri, Jan 24

 

Movements and Monologues - In this workshop, we will explore different kinds of physical movements to cultivate skills for creative and fun character development. Come dance, mime, move, and play! Ages 16 and up. Fri, Jan 24 – Feb 28, 1 – 4 pm at Goodson Recreation Center. $42 - $45 Resident

 

Bald Eagles - Experience an amusing and eye-opening day as you learn the quirky habits of our national symbol - the bald eagle.  Start in the classroom, then hike with a naturalist to look for eagles perched over the lakes or river in search of prey. Ages 6 and up. Sat, Jan 25, 8 – 9:30 am at South Platte Park. $5 - $9

 

Mindfulness, Mindset, and Meditation - Do you want to feel better? Do you want to experience a more positive life? This class is for you! Learn how to quickly shift your mindset and practice mindfulness, allowing you to decrease stress and increase a sense of well-being. Ages 18 and up. Sat, Jan 25, 1 – 4 pm at Goodson Recreation Center. $35 Resident


Reverse TRYathlon
- Sprint, Spin, Swim!  All athletic levels are welcome. This is the perfect starting point to try a triathlon. This race is about completion, not a competition; therefore, no individual winners will be awarded. The only prerequisite is that you must be able to swim unassisted in deep water. Ages 14 and up. Sun, Jan 26, 7:30 am at Goodson Recreation Center. $30 before Jan 13, $40 afterward (online registration closes at 5 pm on 1/23) 

 

Free Coffee and Chats - Join us for various speakers and presentations. Come hear from community organizations at our monthly gathering while enjoying light refreshments and spend time socializing with others. This month Iora Health representatives will be the speakers. Adults 55+. Tue, Jan 28, 11:30 am at Lone Tree Recreation Center.
             
                 
                 
  South Suburban Parks and Recreation Alerts Public to Graffiti’s Financial Impact                
  June 2015               
 

Graffiti is writing or drawings scribbled, scratched or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. South Suburban Park and Recreation District is experiencing an uptick in graffiti throughout the District and wants to alert residents about the problem and the financial impact of graffiti removal.
 

In 2007, the District began tracking graffiti within its boundaries. Since then, the District has incurred 1,269 incidents for a cleanup cost of $301,145. Since Jan. 1, there have been 43 incidents District-wide. Time and money spent removing graffiti could have been spent on upkeep and enhancements to parks, trails, open space and facilities. Graffiti cleanup not only costs the District, but ultimately impacts those the District serves. South Suburban has installed security cameras in frequently-hit locations to help curb the problem; however, no area in the District is immune to this activity.

South Suburban wants the public’s help in reducing graffiti throughout the District. Remind your teenagers that graffiti is illegal, and those who are caught will be issued a citation and a bill for the cleanup costs. Subsequent offenses could lead to higher fines, community service or possibly more severe consequences, such as felony convictions. To report graffiti, please call Senior Park Ranger Dan Scheuerman at 303.435.8225, or 303.435.8227 afterhours; or South Suburban at 303.798.5131.