SOUTH SUBURBAN PARKS AND RECREATION                                                                                                  

January 2018 Events

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No School Nature Camp – In-Service Day

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding wildlife, hiking and warm-up indoors with games and crafts.  Ages 6 – 10.  8:30 am - 4:30 pm (Mon; Jan 08) at South Platte Park.  Price: $29 District


Goodson Wave Riders, Swim Club - The swim club is a recreational program geared for those kids who want to continue swimming after their summer league season, and for kids who play multiple sports and don't want to commit to a highly-competitive, year-round team. 16 sessions.  Ages 5 – 10.  5 - 6 pm (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu; Jan 08 - Feb 01) at Goodson Recreation Center.  Price: $110 District ($6.88 D per session)


Adult Sing Along - This program is for anyone who loves to sing and anyone who plays a musical instrument. All levels of adventurous spirits welcome. 4 sessions.  Ages 18 and up.  10 - 11 am (Tue; Jan 09 - 30) at Lone Tree Hub.  Price: $20 District ($5 D per session)


Adult Beginner Ice Skating - Never skated before? Join the fun and learn to skate. Skate rental is not included in the fee. Come 30 minutes early to get a proper fitted skate. Bring warm clothes, gloves, and we recommend a proper fitting helmet. 8 sessions.  Ages 18 and up. 10 - 10:30 am (Tue; Jan 09 - Feb 27) at South Suburban Ice Arena.  Price: $93 District ($11.63 D per session)


Pickleball Clinic - Come for a quick introduction to this badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport with these two-hour classes. Participants will be challenged to develop their skills by our seasoned instructors. Skill level 1.0 – 2.5.  Ages 18 and up.  1 - 3 pm (Wed; Jan 10) at Lone Tree Recreation Center.  Price: $10 District. 


Singing for Fun for Adults - Adults who love to sing but don’t want to perform. No music reading required for this class. All levels of adventurous spirits welcome. 4 sessions.  Ages 18 and up.  3 - 4 pm (Wed; Jan 10 - 31) at Lone Tree Hub.  Price: $15 District ($3.75 D per session)


Parents Night Out - Drop your child off for an evening of swimming and a movie. Send a towel, goggles, swimsuit and change of clothing. Also remember to include a blanket and pillow for movie time.  Ages 5 – 12.  6 - 9 pm (Fri; Jan 12) at Lone Tree Recreation Center.  Price: $15 District


Club Lone Tree In-Service Day - Participants enjoy a variety of activities including swimming. Bring a towel, goggles, swimsuit, change of clothing, morning snack and lunch.  Ages 5 – 10.  7 am - 6 pm (Fri; Jan 12) at Lone Tree Recreation Center.  Price: $29 District (afternoon snack included). Additional times: Mon; Jan 15


Women's Self-Defense Workshops - Two-hour introductory hands-on workshop designed to teach basic Shotokan Karate techniques for self-defense. Please wear comfortable athletic clothing or fitness attire.  Ages 13 and up.  10:30 am - 12:30 pm (Sat; Jan 13) at Lone Tree Recreation Center.  Price: $30 District


Jewelry Making Workshop - Use beads, wire and jewelry tools to make fashionable earrings and more on your day off from school.  Ages 8 – 14. 1 - 4 pm (Mon; Jan 15) at Goodson Recreation Center.  Price: $27 District


Holiday Adventure Camp - Enroll by the day in our state-licensed program that keeps kids busy with activities such as the eXerGame Zone, ice skating (skates cost extra), sports, climbing wall, laser tag and more.  Ages 6 – 13.  7 am - 6 pm (Mon; Jan 15) at Family Sports Center.  Price: $48 District (Morning and afternoon snack and lunch included in fee.)


Science Club - Join us for these science clubs! This session is called “Are you ready to mix things up a little?” Join us in the lab as we experiment with some crazy chemical reactions. Use chemistry to solve the Mixed up Mystery. 5 sessions.  Ages 3 – 5.  1 - 1:45 pm (Thu; Jan 18 - Feb 15) at Goodson Recreation Center.  Price: $70 District ($14 D per session)


Parents Night Out - Enjoy a night out while your kids are safe and entertained in our state-of-the-art facility. Children will rotate through various activities that will keep them active; gymnastics (trampoline, pit, obstacle course) and pool games. At the start of the night children will have pizza and juice.  Ages 5 – 12.  6 - 9 pm (Fri; Jan 19) at Goodson Recreation Center.  Price: $20 District


Reverse Indoor TRYathlon - Sprint, Spin, Swim! It’s about completion, not competition. This is the perfect starting point to try a triathlon! The race will consist of running, biking and swimming. This race welcome to all athletic levels. Online registration closes at 5pm on 1/25.  Ages 14 and up.  7:30 - 10 am (Sun; Jan 28) at Goodson Recreation Center.  Price: $30 ($40 after Jan 15)


FREE Coffee and Chats - Home Safety - 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 is a FREE event for everyone. 52 sessions.  Ages 18 and up.  11:30 - 12:30 pm (Tue; Jan 30 - Dec 31) at Lone Tree Recreation Center.  Price: Free 

  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.