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Our Civic Leaders

Mayor: Becky Stinchcomb City Attorney: Shane W. Ewald Gahanna City Council: Ward 1: Stephen A. Renner Ward 2: Brandon Wright Ward 3: Brian Larick Ward 4: Beryl D. Anderson At Large: Karen J. Angelou Ryan P. Jolley Tom Kneeland

Parks & Recreation Staff

Tony Collins, Director Troy Euton, Deputy Director Pam Ripley, Administrative Assistant Mike Musser, Parks Superintendent Jim Ferguson, Parks Foreman Rob Wendling, Parks Technician - Forestry Marty White, Facilities Foreman Shannon Sorrell, Recreation Superintendent Danise Hall, Senior Services Supervisor Zac Guthrie, Recreation Specialist

Parks & Recreation Board

Meetings held at 7pm on the first Wednesday of each month at City Hall unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public. Luke Messinger, Chair Vincent Tremante,Vice Chair Cynthia Franzmann Eric Miller Andrew Piccolantonio Jan Ross Jill Schuler

Part-Time Staff

Gahanna Landscape Board

Meetings held quarterly at 6pm on April 3, Aug. 7 and Nov. 6 at City Hall unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public. Melissa Hyde, Chair Jane Allinder,Vice Chair Mark DiGiando Ken Shepherd Matt Winger

Shannon Barnette, Assistant Recreation Coordinator, Herb Center Peggy Cindia, Front Desk Coordinator Sophia Dimofski, Senior Center Coordinator Denny Evans, Facilities Coordinator Joe Hebdo, Parks Coordinator Bill Loebick, Parks Naturalist Beth McCollam, Public Information Coordinator Janet Mizera, Front Desk Coordinator Erica Powell, Assistant Recreation Coordinator, Herb Center Brooke Sackenheim, Recreation Coordinator, Herb Center Jordan McCoy, Golf Course Coordinator Heidi Starrett, Parks Team Member Tristian Sutton-Jennings, Recreation Coordinator

Bicycle & Trail Advisory Committee

The Bicycle Advisory Committee, originally formed in 1995, is instrumental to the formation of our Bikeway Plan. This committee is meeting on a regular basis to update the original plan.

Volunteer Advisory Committees

The Parks & Recreation Board created the following advisory committees to assist the Department with facilitating planning, promotion and implementation with the assistance of volunteer residents. Please call 342.4250 if interested in volunteering.

Natural Resources Advisory Committee Aquatics Advisory Committee

The Natural Resources Advisory Committee is tasked to inventory the natural resources in each of Gahannas parks. The Aquatics Advisory Committee offers guidance and recommendations for Gahannas city-run pools.

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Winter Wonderland
Open NOW through Sun, Jan. 5, 2014 Creekside Park & Plaza
The magic of the season continues with exciting events occurring weekly in Gahanna! The fun continues with weekly visits from Santa at the Herb Center (where youll also be able to do fun herb crafts), the Character Breakfast at the Olde Gahanna Sanctuary and at the Winter Wonderland at Creekside Park and the Holiday Village.

Around Gahanna

Gahanna Veterans Memorial


Dedicated to all men and women who have served or are currently serving in the US Armed Forces. To honor those who have served our country, buy a brick to be placed at the Gahanna Veterans Memorial Park. Applications available at gahanna.gov or at the Parks & Recreation office. The cost is $25 per brick. A commemorative certificate is available upon request for an additional $2. Bricks are dedicated on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Deadline to purchase a Memorial Day brick is April 15. Please visit GahannaVets.org for more information. Memorial Day Ceremony Mon., May 26, 2014 at 1pm Veterans Memorial Park, 73 W. Johnstown Rd. Community Garden Plots

Schedule of Events
(subject to change)

Dec. 7, 14, 21 Visit with Santa at the Herb Center 9am-1pm Dec. 14 Character Breakfast 8am-12pm Olde Gahanna Sanctuary Sponsored by Gahanna CVB 614.418.9114 www.visitgahanna.com Last Day for Winter Wonderland

Jan. 5

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Records shredding, E-recycling and GRIN collection! Sat, April 26, 2014 (Event held rain or shine) 9am-1pm (NO SERVICE PRIOR TO 9am) Gahanna City Hall parking lot 200 S. Hamilton Rd. Records shredding: Residents can bring family records for free shredding by Ohio Mobile Shredding (no business records, please). Shreddings are unreadable and recycled. E-recycling: Residents can bring computers and accessories, e-entertainment devices, and mobile communication devices for recycling by Arrow Electronics. GRIN collection: Voluntary donations of non-perishable food or money will be accepted for Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN). For information about what to shred and when, or questions about the event: 342.4090 or sharon.montgomery@gahanna.gov Watch local papers, city web site and e-newsletter, cable TV for more information closer to the event date.

Gahanna Cleans Green

The Community Garden at Friendship Park is the perfect place to grow your plants and vegetables year-round! Purchase your plot now before they are all spoken for! Location: Friendship Park, 150 Oklahoma Ave. Lease Term: October 31, 2013 October 31, 2014 Raised beds are available in 2 sizes: 4 x 4 beds RDR - $10 each SR: $15each 4 x 8 beds RDR - $15 each SR: $20 each A limited number of handicapped accessible beds (2 height) and chemical free plots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications will be accepted until all plots have been spoken for.

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Rental Facilities
Facility Rental Guidelines

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Reserve your shelter online at www.Gahanna.gov or call 614.342.4250.


Park shelters and gazebo may be reserved for recreational outings throughout the year. Contact the Parks & Recreation office for information regarding availability. Cost is per time slot RDR Friendship Park Shelter (14 tables) Friendship Park Gazebo (2 tables) Hannah Park Shelter (20 tables & patio-5) Woodside Green Shelter (8 tables) $60 $20 $60 $40 Mon-Fri SR $120 $40 $120 $80 Sat-Sun RDR $80 $30 $80 $50 SR $160 $60 $160 $100

Facilities are rented on a first-come first served basis. Payment, deposit and reservation form is required to reserve the facility or shelter. Facilities are available for rent one calendar year in advance. For example, if you are interested in renting a facility for April 30 2014, you may do so on April 30, 2013. To rent a facility: reservation forms are available at the Department of Parks & Recreation office or online at www.gahanna.gov. Please call 342.4250 to check for availability. Refundable security deposit: all rentals require a check or credit card hold for a $100 deposit; dated the date of your event. The deposit is not cashed or charged unless, after your event, the facility has not been cleaned per the cleaning checklist and/or damages are found. Special rate consideration may be given to non-profit organizations and schools. Please contact the Department of Parks & Recreation office at 342.4250. Cancellation/Change Policy: Reservations canceled more than 30 days in advance of the registration date will receive a refund, less at $10 administrative fee. Cancellations 14-29 days in advance will receive a 50% refund; cancellations less than 13 days receive no refund. Changes or rescheduled reservations are subject to a $10 administrative fee. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited in all parks and facilities. Smoking is prohibited in all shelters, the clubhouse, the Gahanna Community and Senior Center and the Herb Center.

Park Shelters

Time Slot: 10am-2pm and 4-8pm Seating: Tables seat 6-8 persons each Refundable deposit: $100 (separate check dated the date of event)

The Gahanna Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse is located at 220 Olde Ridenour Road. Clubhouse rental includes a wood-burning fireplace*, kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, plenty of counter space, outlets and ample parking. Tables and chairs are available for up to 100 people. The facility is perfect for meetings, family reunions, team banquets, wedding receptions, parties, etc. Contact the Parks & Recreation office for information regarding availability. See picture on page 4. RDR/hour SR/hour Fees (2-hour min per day) : $60/hour $120/hour All Day Rental (8am-11pm) $480 $960 Refundable deposit: $100 $100 Rental time MUST INCLUDE setup and cleanup time. *Renters must provide the wood and clean the fireplace after use.

Golf Course Clubhouse

The Herb Center is located in the heart of the Creekside District at 110 Mill St. The first floor of the historic Nafzger-Miller house features a gift shop, parlor room and kitchen and is the perfect destination for a variety of smaller-sized meetings, workshops, parties and events. The house comfortably seats 20 people at tables or 30 people at seats. Call 614.342.4380 for availability. Suggested parlor capacity is 25 people 3-Hour Rental Monday-Thursday Additional Rental Time by the Hour (Mon-Thu) 3-Hour Rental Friday-Sunday Additional Rental Time by the Hour (Fri-Sun) Gahanna RDR $105 $35 $150 $50 Standard Rate $150 $50 $225 $75

Ohio Herb Education Center

New in 2014!
Parks & Recreation is excited to announce new rental opportunities at the Geroux Herb Garden and the Gahanna Community & Senior Center!
4 Visit the Parks & Recreation page at www.Gahanna.gov and click on Facility and Shelter Rentals for forms and details about facilities described on this page. Look for additional rental opportunities in 2014!

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Golf Course
Residents Adult Couple Junior (under 18) Senior (55+) Senior Couple Midday* $357 $510 $255 $255 $408 $255

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220 Olde Ridenour Rd., Gahanna, OH 43230 Pro Shop: 614-342-4270

Hunters Ridge Pool, 341 Harrow Blvd., 614-342-4269 Gahanna Swimming Pool,148 Parkland Dr., 614-342-4272 Memberships with Gahanna Aquatics give pass holders access to both our public facilities--Gahanna Swimming Pool and Hunters Ridge Pool. Must be 12+ years of age to enter either facility alone. Those under 12 must be under supervision of parent/guardian or registered provider.

Aquatic Facilities

March through November, weather permitting. Call ahead for tee times! Throughout the season the course hosts league play on weekday afternoons/evenings; tee times are not available during league play hours. Must be 12 years old to golf without an adult.

2013-14 Annual Membership Rates


Standard (N/R) $407 $610 $305 $305 $508 $305

2014 Membership Rates


Memberships Valid at BOTH Pools

Early Bird until Apr 25


$140 $190 $225 $70

Gahanna Resident Rate


Sneak Peek Apr 26June 4
$170 $225 $265 $85

Regular June 5end of season


$195 $255 $300 $100

*Midday Memberships include unlimited golf from 9am-3pm, Monday-Friday, excluding Holidays.

Single: Ages 12+ or on swim team Couple: 2 people, same household Family: 3+ people, same household Senior: ages 55+

2013-14 Greens Fees


Adult Weekday Weekend/Holiday Additional 9 Holes
Motor Cart (9 holes) Motor Cart (18 holes) Pull Cart Golf Clubs

Junior (under 18) or Senior (55+) $8 $10 $5

$10 $10 $5
$5 $10 $2 $5

2013-14 Rental Fees

Memberships Valid at BOTH Pools

Early Bird until Apr 25


$175 $240 $280 $90

Standard Rate
Sneak Peek Apr 26June 4
$195 $255 $305 $105

Regular June 5end of season


$215 $270 $330 $120

Single: Ages 12+ or on swim team Couple: 2 people, same household Family: 3+ people, same household Senior: ages 55+

The Gahanna Golf Course is available to host your next event! Golf Outings are perfect for family and class reunions, birthday parties, employee functions and more. We can create an affordable package to suit your needs. Contact the Golf Course at 342.4270 or golf@gahanna.gov to plan your outing.

Golf Outings

For golfers at least 55 years of age, we host Thursday morning league play! Come out and enjoy a round of golf, a cup of coffee and chatting with other local golfers. In addition, once a month the league travels to another area course. Enjoy group events throughout the season such as lunches, a tournament, end of season outing and picnic. To join, contact the Senior Center at 614.342.4265 or attend the free information meeting on Thursday, April 17 at 10 am.

Senior Golf League

Gahanna Swimming Pool and Hunters Ridge Pool will be open only while Gahanna Jefferson Public Schools are on summer vacation. Look for complete schedule coming Dec. 9! Visit the Parks & Recreation page at www.Gahanna.gov and click on Aquatics for registration forms and details!

Pool Season

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Herb Center

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110 Mill St, Gahanna, OH 43230 facebook.com/OhioHerbEducationCenter OhioHerbCenter.org 614-342-4380 Tue-Fri, 12-6pm; Sat, 12-4 pm
Looking for a unique space to hold your next event? Consider the Ohio Herb Education Centers parlor. Suitable for parties up to 25 people, this historic space offers the options of three round tables, two porches and a kitchen. We also offer additional services such as herbal tea or 15-minute herbal lectures for your guests.

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Herb Day
Saturday, May 10, 2014
9am-4pm Creekside Plaza, 110 Mill St. Come celebrate all things herbal. Listen to herbal experts on a variety of subjects and stroll through a multitude of local artists and vendors that offer unique and special hand-made items. Be sure to browse through over 100 varieties of fresh, organic herbs available for purchase for your home and garden!

Ohio Herb Education Center 2013-14 Rental Fee Schedule:


Suggested parlor capacity is 25 people 3-Hour Rental Monday-Thursday Additional Rental Time by the Hour (Mon-Thu) 3-Hour Rental Friday-Sunday Additional Rental Time by the Hour (Fri-Sun) Gahanna RDR $105 $35 $150 $50 Standard Rate $150 $50 $225 $75

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2013-14 Additional Services:


Additional Services 15 minute Herbal Program Herbal Tea for 25 Up to 15 guests $20 $10 16 to 25 guests $30 $10

**NEW!** The Gahanna Herb Group is a 5-month program that focuses on herbs and their uses. Each month students will study in depth one herb as well as learn hands-on techniques from the culinary, wellness, and craft areas. Herbs will be looked at from botanical, historical, folkloric, wellness, and energetic points of view. This cooperative learning environment will also have membership to online web group featuring reference sources, educational videos, informative guides, and access to Herb Center staff. This learning group is for individuals who would like to dedicate time to earn a deeper understanding of all things herbal. Benefits include: fresh or dried herb for experiments; exclusive binder for organization and class materials, 10% off all gift shop items, discount on Herb Center classes and unlimited access to online web group. Time: 6:30-8:00p Date: Tuesdays, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13 Cost: RDR $120/SR $140

Ohio Herb Education Center is open Tuesday-Friday 12-6pm and Saturday 12-4:00pm. Shop our array of herbal related books, honey, soaps, teas, spices and our signature Herbal Surrender products.

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The information provided by the Ohio Herb Education Center is primarily for reference and education. It is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of your personal physician. The Center does not advocate self-diagnosis or self medication; nor does the Ohio Herb Education Center endorse alternative medicine in lieu of traditional medicine; it urges anyone with continuing symptoms, however minor, to seek medical advice. Please be aware that any plant substance, whether used as food or medicine, externally or internally may cause an allergic reaction. Consult your primary care physician before making changes to your lifestyle.

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Rosemary Bundle: Choose 4 workshops in the winter quarter for savings. Pre-registration for workshops is required. Passes are non-transferable and non-refundable. RDR $50/SR$65

Herb Center

Spa Day at the Herb Center

Sweet Dreams: Sleeping Tonics

Sleep is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Many factors can impact how we fall asleep and the quality of sleep we get. We will discuss some basic nighttime strategies to getting a good nights sleep as well as tips on using gentle sedative herbs such as passionflower, hops, chamomile and valerian. Instructor: Brooke Sackenheim Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 151104A Sat Jan 18 1-2pm $15/$20 151104B Tues Jan 28 6:30-7:30pm $15/$20

Experience an herbal spa day! Come and learn how to make herbal spa treatments like facials, body scrubs, aromatherapy steams, moisturizers and toners. Arrive ready to make, as well as try out these herbal treatments. Participants will get to experience what we make in class, as well as receive many recipes for herbal spa creations. **Not available for Rosemary Bundle** Instructor: Shannon Barnette Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 151402A Sat Mar 1 1-3pm $25/$30

Natural Spring Cleaners for the Home

A Primer on Soapmaking

In this demonstration class, beginners will learn about the fundamentals of how to make cold process soap from scratch at home. Join Barbara Drobnick from Honey Grove Botanicals as she discusses soap chemistry, the types of oils, and the equipment needed to make soap. Learn how to safely work with sodium hydroxide (also known as lye), and how to naturally scent and color your soap with essential oils and botanicals. Instructor: Barbara Drobnick, Honey Grove Botanicals Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 150303A Sat Jan 25 1-2pm $15/$20

There are many benefits to switch to natural cleaners, reducing the number of products needed to clean with, creating your own scents and packaging as well as saving time and money. There are 6 key ingredients to making any type of household cleaner, including laundry detergent. Join us as we introduce these ingredients and teach the techniques used to clean your house naturally. Instructor: Brooke Sackenheim Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 152001A Sat Mar 15 1-2pm $15/$20 152001B Tues Mar 25 6:30-7:30pm $15/$20

Spring Tonics for Better Health

Making Herbal Beads

Victorians were wild about rose petal beads: made from real roses, these beads were strung into jewelry for both adornment and as a subtle perfume. This age-old crafting tradition can be used with other herbs and fragrant flowers to make necklaces, earrings, bracelets or even linen sachets. Join local herb farmer Janell Baran of Blue Owl Garden Emporium as she calls on your inner child to grind up herbs, add water, and turn the gooey mess into interesting objects. This hand-on workshop will allow participants to create their own beads to turn into a special gift. Appropriate for ages 13 and older. Pre-registration required, space is limited. **Not available for Rosemary Bundle** Instructor: Janell Baran, Blue Owl Emporium Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 152203A Sat Feb 1 1-2:30pm $20/$25 152203B Tues Feb 25 6:30-8pm $20/$25

When the shift of winter moves into springtime, our bodies want to move towards lighter fare. We will discuss what detoxification or spring cleansing means and how the principles can be applied to the diet. Students will explore new recipes and teas featuring herbs such as burdock, dandelion, cleavers and nettles. Instructor: Brooke Sackenheim Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 150305A Sat Mar 29 1-2pm $15/$20

Tea Time for Fairies

Building an Herbal Wellness Kit

Every kitchen herbalist has a couple of simple remedies to turn to when minor aid is needed. Be prepared! Everyday herbs such as peppermint, ginger, calendula, chamomile and lavender can easily double as a fixes for minor scrapes, bug bites and bruises. Learn how simple salves, essential oils, liniments, and tea bags can find a place next to your bandages in your first aid kit. Instructor: Brooke Sackenheim Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 152901A Sat Feb 22 1-2pm $15/$20 152901B Tues Apr 22 6:30-7:30pm $15/$20

Spring has arrived and the fairies are looking for new homes. Come learn and explore how to create a fairy wonderland out of teacups, as well as how to use natural materials to make fairy garden furniture and accessories. We will also enjoy fairy tea! Class is appropriate for ages 5 to 105! Cost includes one adult and one child; additional children are RDR$5/SR$7. Class size is limited. Instructor: Shannon Barnette Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 150305A Sat Apr 5 1-2pm $15/$20

Visit with Santa and Herb Crafts

Come meet the jolly old elf, Santa Claus! As you walk up to the decorated North Pole Annex (the Herb Center), you will be greeted by Santas elves and helpers that will guide you to the letter writing station. You will then visit with Santa and pose for a special keepsake photo complete with a picture frame they make themselves! Then step into Mrs. Claus kitchen for special make and take crafts. Each craft is $5 or 3 for $12. Day Date Time Sat Dec. 7,14, 21 9am-1pm

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Adult Progr ams


Basketball & Volleyball Open Gyms

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Open gym participants must be 18 years of age and bring a valid drivers license. Passes may be purchased at the Parks & Recreation office. Open gyms will run October 2013 - April 2014. Schedule including start date and skip dates will be posted at www.gahanna.gov, all information listed below subject to change. Single Visit Pass: Resident Discount Rate: $5; Standard Rate: $8, If drivers license is not presented, participants will be charged standard rate. Please bring exact change. Season Pass (Valid October 2013 April 2014) Valid for volleyball or basketball: RDR $70/SR $80 Basketball: Middle School South, 349 Shady Spring Drive Age Day Date Time 18+ Tue Oct 2013-Apr 2014 8:30-10:30pm Basketball: Middle School South, 349 Shady Spring Drive Age Day Date Time 35+ Thu Oct 2013-Apr 2014 8:30-10:30pm Volleyball: Middle School East, 730 Clotts Road Age Day Date Time 18+ Tue&Thu Oct 2013-Apr 2014 8:45-10:30pm

Join our very experienced teachers who have studied with many great yoga teachers, including Rodney Yee, Colleen Seidman Yee, Doug Keller, Tim Miller, Cyndi Lee, Angela Farmer, Swami Ramananda, Richard Miller and Richard Rosen to provide students with a true yoga experience. Sue Johnson, RYT 500, RMT, Certified Yoga on High Instructor Lori Bower, RYT200, RMT, Certified Yoga on High Instructor All Classes: Gahanna Municipal Golf Course, 220 Olde Ridenour Road

Yoga

Hatha Yoga for Every Body

**NEW!** The Gahanna Herb Group is a 5-month program that focuses on herbs and their uses. Each month students will study in depth one herb as well as learn hands-on techniques from the culinary, wellness, and craft areas. Herbs will be looked at from botanical, historical, folkloric, wellness, and energetic points of view. This cooperative learning environment will also have membership to online web group featuring reference sources, educational videos, informative guides, and access to Herb Center staff. This learning group is for individuals who would like to dedicate time to earn a deeper understanding of all things herbal. See page 6 for details!

Gahanna Herb Group

Experience how yoga brings harmony to the body and mind and brings a refreshing sense of energy and peace. Explore the why and how of the yoga postures, health of the spine, deep breathing through a variety of practices, and learning how to quiet the mind through a host of meditative practices. Props assist in safety and ease as needed per student. Please bring a yoga sticky mat. 6 weeks. Instructor: Sue Johnson Level One: Beginners Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 110102A Tue Jan 7-Feb 11 5:45-6:55pm $75/$85 110102B Tue Mar 4-Apr 8 5:45-6:55pm $75/$85 Level Two: Experienced Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 110102C Tue Jan 7-Feb 11 7-8:15pm $75/$85 110102D Tue Mar 4-Apr 8 7-8:15pm $75/$85

Slow Flow Hatha Yoga

Gentle, slow flowing warm ups get the body and mind ready to move into a variety of more challenging flow series, including sun salutations and other creative flow movements. Meditation and breath work incorporated. Modifications provided for all student levels. This class will leave you feeling refreshed, relaxed, and energized. To enjoy your yoga experience, please bring a yoga sticky mat and 2 firm blankets. 6 weeks. Instructor: Sue Johnson Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 110101A Wed Jan 8- Feb 12 10:30-11:45am $75/$85 110101B Wed Mar 5-Apr 9 10:30-11:45am $75/$85

Urban Zen Integrative Therapy was inspired by Donna Karan and developed by Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman Yee. This class is designed to heal and restore. A certified Urban Zen Integrative Therapist will lead you through practices that include gentle movements, restorative yoga poses, aromatherapy, soothing breath awareness exercises, reiki, and meditation. In a world of overstimulation and over-work, these practices can offer you a meditative sanctuary. Come join us in this inward healing journey. This class is open to all! No yoga experience necessary. 6 weeks. Instructor: Lori Bower, Certified Urban Zen Integrative Therapist Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 111103A Thu Jan 9-Feb 13 5:45-6:55pm $75/$85 111103B Thu Jan 9-Feb 13 7:00-8:15pm $75/$85 111103C Thu Mar 6-Feb 13 5:45-6:55pm $75/$85 111103D Thu Mar 6-Feb 13 7:00-8:15pm $75/$85

Urban Zen

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Jump Start Sports Lacrosse

Youth Progr ams


Day Wed Wed Wed Wed Wed Date Time Jan 15-Feb 19 5:30-6pm Jan 15-Feb 19 6-6:30pm Jan 15-Feb 19 6:30-7pm Jan 15-Feb 19 7-7:30pm Jan 15-Feb 19 7:30-8pm

Tumblin 4 Kids

Lacrosse is action packed and lots of fun! Experienced coaches will be provided by Jump Start Sports, but parents may assist in the coaching. All players will receive instruction on the fundamentals, including: passing and catching; fielding ground balls; cradling; positioning; and defense; all equipment will be provided. Then they will be divided by gender and age to play fun game situational scrimmages. Plastic sticks will be used and no checking, stick checking, or poking will be allowed. No helmets or shoulder pads will be used. Cleats and a mouth guard are additional gear you may want to consider. Ages: Coed 7-11 years Location: Academy Park, 1301 Cherry Bottom Rd Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 102304A Thu Apr 10-May 15 6-7:15pm $65/$75

The enthusiastic Tumblin 4 Kids staff lead these motivational tumbling and gymnastics classes. Participants will learn proper stretching, tumbling and apparatus skills in a fun, encouraging environment! Location: Golf Course Clubhouse, 220 Olde Ridenour Rd. Session 1: 6 weeks RDR $52 / SR $62 Class Title/Age 100101B TmbTots/2-3 100102B TmbTykes/3-4 100103B TmbKidsI/4-5 100104B TmbKidsII/5-6 100108B TurboTmb/7-12 Session I1: 6 weeks RDR $52 / SR $62 Class Title/Age 100101C TmbTots/2-3 100102C TmbTykes/3-4 100103C TmbKids/4-5 100104C TmbKidsII/5-6 100108C TurboTmb 7-12 Session II1: 6 weeks RDR $52 / SR $62 Class Title/Age 100101D TmbTots/2-3 100102D TmbTykes/3-4 100103D TmbKidsI/4-5 100104D TmbKidsII/5-6 100108D TurboTmb/7-12 Day Wed Wed Wed Wed Wed Date March 5-Apr 9 March 5-Apr 9 March 5-Apr 9 March 5-Apr 9 March 5-Apr 9 Time 5:306pm 6-6:30pm 6:30-7pm 7-7:30pm 7:30-8pm

Little Hoop Stars

Instructional basketball program for Pre-K and kindergarden children. Players are taught basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, positioning, defense, and rebounding in a fun-oriented program combined with a recreational game each week. All coaching conducted by Jump Start Sports staff using a well organized, fun-oriented, age-appropriate format. *Schedules and rosters to be announced prior to first game. Games will be scheduled for 1 hour based on the team and weekly schedule. Ages: Coed 4-5 years Location: Chapelfield Elementary, 280 Chapelfield Dr. Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 102301A Sun Jan 12-Feb 16 1pm OR 2pm* $65/$75 102301B Sun Mar 2- Apr 6 1pm OR 2pm* $65/$75

Hoop Stars

Instructional basketball program for Pre-K and kindergarden children. Players are taught basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, positioning, defense, and rebounding in a fun-oriented program combined with a recreational game each week. All coaching conducted by Jump Start Sports staff using a well organized, fun-oriented, age-appropriate format. *Schedules and rosters to be announced prior to first game. Games will be scheduled for 1 hour based on the team and weekly schedule. Ages: Coed 6-7 years Location: Chapelfield Elementary, 280 Chapelfield Dr. Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 102302A Sun Jan 12-Feb 16 3pm OR 4pm* $65/$75 102302B Sun Mar 2- Apr 6 3pm OR 4pm* $65/$75 A fun and instructional clinic, where all the basics are taught, including serves, sets, spikes, blocks, returns, positioning and team strategy. Whether your child is an experienced player or a complete novice, they will have fun learning about the sport. *Schedules and rosters to be announced prior to first game. Games will be scheduled for 1 hour based on the team and weekly schedule. Age: Girls 9-12 Location: Chapelfield Elementary, 280 Chapelfield Dr. Class Day Date Time RDR/SR 102303A Sun Jan 12 Feb 16 5:30pm OR 6:30pm $65/$75 102303B Sun Mar 2 Apr 6 5:30pm OR 6:30pm $65/$75

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Volleyball

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Get ready for even MORE fun in the sun in 2014! What could be better than 11 weeks bursting at the seams with activity? Campers spend their summer exploring, discovering and creating during weekly theme-based activities, field trips, pool visits, enrichment programs and community involvement. ACA accredited since 2008, you can trust that your child will have a safe, challenging and rewarding summer at Camp Friendship! Registration begins March 8, 2014. Camp Date June 9-13 June 16-20 June 23-27 Jun 30-Jul 3 July 7-11 July 14-18 July 21-25 July 28-Aug1 August 4-8 August 11-15 August 18 - 22 Weekly Theme Get Out! Wild & Wonderful Horsin Around Stars & Stripes Color Showdown Winter in July Be the Hero Survivor: Friendship Island Ahoy, Matey! Dog Days of Summer Camp Classics

Camp Registration Day March 8, 2014 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


NEW: Register for Camp on this day and be able to make installment payments!
To register for Camp Friendship or CORE, you must complete the following:
Proof of residency if applicable. A current health insurance card A completed 2014 Summer Camp Registration Form* and 2014 Health History Form* for each child. Review parent handbook and sign acknowledgement of Parent Handbook-2014.
*All forms and the Parent Handbook will be available on the Parks & Recreation page at www.Gahanna.gov beginning Dec. 9 or may be picked up at the Parks & Recreation office at Gahanna City Hall.

Visit the Parks & Recreation page at www.Gahanna.gov and click on Camps for registration forms and details beginning Dec. 9!

Designed for ages 12-14, CORE focuses on specific developmental assets that mold caring, healthy, and responsible adults. Teens will volunteer in weekly service activities, serve as Counselors-In-Training at Camp Friendship, visit TONS of places and parks around Ohio, learn about nature and the outdoors, all while developing leadership skills and an appreciation for their community. Registration begins March 8, 2014. Camp Date Weekly Theme June 9-13 Mission Possible June 16-20 Under the Sea June 23-27 Top Chef Jun 30-Jul 3 Explore Ohio July 7-11 Color Explosion July 14-18 Ride the Coasters July 21-25 Adventure July 28-Aug1 Wind & Waves August 4-8 Staycation August 11-15 Neon Lights August 18-22 Celebrate Summer Due to the offsite nature and increased responsibility involved with the CORE, participants and parents must agree to and meet established behavior and performance expectations. Parents or guardians MUST sign the participant into the program every day and present valid photo identification EVERY DAY in order to sign them out.

Camp Friendship Scholarships

The Department of Parks & Recreation is proud to offer scholarships for Camp Friendship and CORE funded by the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation. Scholarships assist in making the programs accessible by covering a partial cost of up to two sessions for Gahanna residents who qualify. Families who qualify for participation in the free/reduced school lunch program may receive funding as follows: Reduced Lunch = 50% of camp fees covered; Free Lunch = 75% of camp fees covered. The remaining balance must be paid at the time of application. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 342-4250 for more information. Thank you to the GPRF who awarded over $3,800 or 33 weeks of scholarships in 2013! Thank you to GRIN (Gahanna Residents in Need) who donated $1,500 or 10 weeks of camp in 2013.

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Visit the Parks & Recreation page at www.Gahanna.gov and click on Camps for CORE registration forms and details beginning Dec. 9!

www.gahanna.gov 614.342.4250

Class Policies

If the Gahanna-Jefferson Schools close due to inclement weather, all Gahanna Parks & Recreation Programs will be canceled and rescheduled at a later date. The Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation requires participants registering for age or grade-specific programs to be the minimum age or grade listed by the first day of the program. The Gahanna Department of Parks & Recreation will regularly photograph the classes and their participants. The photographs may be used in publications and online. If you wish not to be photographed, please indicate so on the registration form.

6 Easy Ways to Register!


2. Call our office at 342-4250.

How To Register

1. Register for selected classes and programs on-line! Get your user name and password to get started! Call or email Parks & Recreation at 342-4250 or parksandrec@gahanna.gov. Request online now and be approved within one business day.

Registration Policies

Fee Structure The City of Gahannas operations is funded primarily through income taxes paid to the City of Gahanna. For this reason, any person residing in the City of Gahanna, or who is an employee of a business located within the City of Gahanna (which also includes a spouse and/or child of such employee), will pay the resident discount rate when registering for a program or when reserving a Park and/or Golf Course facility. All others will be required to pay the standard rate otherwise noted. Please note that even if you have a Gahanna mailing address and/or live within the GahannaJefferson School District, you MAY NOT be a qualifying resident of the City of Gahanna. In order receive the resident discount rate, a person must live within the Gahanna City limits and may be required to verify proof of residency by showing a current City of Gahanna water bill, along with any valid photo identification. A full-time employee (spouse or child) of a business located within the City of Gahanna must provide proof of employment on company letterhead (with Gahanna address) signed by the personnel director or president of the company. Presentation of a valid photo identification of the employee is also required . Fees must be paid at the time of registration. Only receipt of payment reserves enrollment. All programs have limited enrollment.

3. In person at Gahanna City Hall Parks & Recreation Office, 200 S. Hamilton Rd., Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. 4. Complete and sign the registration form. Enclose fee payment (check or credit card number). Check must be made payable to City of Gahanna. Mail to Gahanna Parks & Recreation, 200 S. Hamilton Road, Gahanna, OH 43230. 5. Complete and sign the registration form. Enclose fee payment (check or credit card number). Checks must be made payable to City of Gahanna. Drop the registration in the drop box located to the left of the front doors of the Municipal Building, 200 S. Hamilton Rd. 6. Fax your signed, completed registration form (available online) to 342-4351 or 342-4100, attention Parks & Recreation. For credit card payments only. These policies and forms apply to Parks & Recreation and Ohio Herb Education Center programs only (not Senior Center programs).

Cancellation, Refund and Credit Policies


CLASS CANCELLATIONS: We will contact you if a class has been canceled or filled to maximum capacity prior to processing your registration. If you do not hear from us, please attend the first class. FACILITY CANCELLATIONS: Reservations canceled more than 30 days in advance of the registration date will receive a refund, less at $10 administrative fee. Cancellations 14-29 days in advance will receive a 50% refund; cancellations less than 13 days receive no refund. Changes or rescheduled reservations are subject to a $10 administrative fee. No refunds for inclement weather. PROGRAM REFUNDS and CREDITS: Refunds are only issued in instances when a class/program has been canceled by the Department. Absolutely no refunds will be issued for customer requested cancellations, classes and programs.

Thank you to our sponsors and all the organizations whose time and talents help support the mission of Gahanna Parks & Recreation! Strathmore Development Co. Gahanna Rotary Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation Western & Southern Financial Everest Institute Renewal by Anderson Schneider Insurance Games 2U GCSTO Fun Day Events Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau Donatos Toopes Family CD 102.5 State Rep. Anne Gonzales Yuengling Pathway Church Gahanna Library Gahanna Lincoln High School art department creative writing group performance studio

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Senior Center
480 Rocky Fork Blvd., Gahanna, OH 43230 614-342-4265

employees of gahanna companies receive resident discount rate (RDR)

General Information

Please register for all Senior Programs in person at the Senior Center. The Senior Centers 2014 annual membership fee will be $20 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Membership is required for participation in all Senior Center programs. The primary goal of the Gahanna Senior Center is to provide programs and services to senior adults to help them remain active, independent and contributing citizens within the community. For further information on programs and services, you may contact the Gahanna Senior Center at 342-4265 or stop by Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm. A variety of information about services offered to Seniors is available at the Senior Center. See page 13 for details.
MONDAYS Yoga Bring yoga mat and blanket. 8:45 am Cost: $5 per class Also Friday Craft/Sewing Projects Work on your projects. New ideas welcome. 10 am Cost: None Line Dance Performance group 10:00am Wii Bowling Practice 10 am Cost: None Party Bridge 12 pm Cost: .50 Also Wednesday Table Tennis Advanced and Beginner players welcome. 3:30pm (Also every Thursday) Cost: None TUESDAYS Aerobics 9:30am Cost: $16, 4 week session. Open Art 9:30am Cost: $2 per class. Beginning Dance Class 10:30am Cost: $16, 4 weeks 12

Recurring Weekly Activities


Kitchen Band No talent neededjust have fun 10:30am Cost: None Advanced Dance Class 11:15am Cost: $16, 4 weeks Ceramics Complete the project of your choice 12:30pm Euchre 12:30pm Cost: .50 Bean Bag Baseball 3 pm Cost: None WEDNESDAYS Zumba Gold Instructor: Carolyn Strayer 9 am Cost: $5 walk in or $35 for 10 class punch card Quilting Guild Hand quilting on frame 9 am Cost: None Tap Dance Class 10 am Party Bridge 6:30pm Cost: .50

THURSDAYS Wii bowling league 10 am Cost: None

Tai Chi 10am


Pinochle Check calendar 12:15pm Cost: .50

MONDAYS Book Review Group 1st Monday @ 3 pm 3rd Monday @ 3:15pm Cost: None Space Limited. Please call. Jewelry Class 2nd Monday 1 pm Cost for supplies. Creative Cards

Recurring Monthly Activities


THURSDAYS Pinochle Check calander 12:15pm Every other Thursday Cost: .50

Poker Check calander 12:30pm Date: Every other Thur. Cost: $3 FRIDAYS

Calligraphy

Join instructor Sandy Mundy. Join artist Jean Langkamp Roaring Lions Lunch to create your own Time: 12:45pm Team Luncheon Holiday and Greeting Cost: $5 per week

Table Tennis Advanced and Beginner. 3:30pm (Also every Monday) Cost: None FRIDAYS Duplicate Bridge 12:30pm Cost: .50 Silver Sneakers Instructor: Leah Siefert 10:30am Cost: $20 for 5 punch card, $5 walk in, Silver Sneakers Cardfree

Card. 11 am 3rd Monday Cost: $1 WEDNESDAYS Lite Lunch Cooks choice 12 pm Date: Last Wednesday Cost: $3, Must Register Poker 4:30pm 3rd. Wednesday Cost: $3

(bring own lunch) 12:15pm 2nd Friday Cost: None

Program Reservation Policy


No Reservations will be taken until Monday, January 6, 2014

Bingo 12:45pm Yoga Last Wednesday every Bring yoga mat & blanket. month 9:15am Cost: $2 must register Cost: $5 per class. Wii Bowling League 10:15am Every Friday

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RDR =Resident Discount Rate for Gahanna Residents SR=Standard Rate, for Non-Gahanna Residents

www.gahanna.gov 614.342.4250

Senior Center
April 16 Rusty Bucket Easton March 19 Polaris Pub

Income Tax Assistance Program

This program will begin in February. Call 342-4276 for more information and/or appointments beginning January27.

Recurring Activities

Soup Tuesday

Warm yourself up with a cup of homemade soup and crackers. Hurry in-- first come first serve the second Tuesday of each month from 11:30am-12:30pm. Cost $1

Lunch Bunch January 15 El Vequero Stoneridge

Pot Luck and Project Interact

Plan now to join us for a delightful and educational program presented by Gahanna- Jefferson school-aged students. Enjoy a delicious Pot Luck feast prepared by the senior citizens. This program is truly a rewarding experience for everyone. Day & Dates: Wednesdays, Feb. 5, March 5, May 7 Time: 11:30am

February 19 Hunan House Dublin Granville Rd

Departs at 10:45am. You are responsible for the cost of your lunch once a reservation is made.

AARP 55 Driving Classes

Sharpen your driving skills and maintain your independence through this important class. Cost is $15 AARP members $20 non members (checks only). Register at the Center. Please bring your AARP card and Drivers License to class. Date Time Day Feb 15 12-4pm Sat

Activities & Events

Gahanna Garnet Gems Winter/Spring Red Hat Events


Call Marilyn Dandria at 471-0291 for more information.

January 22 Hobo Party February 12 Queens Table Hi Tea and Garden Party March 12 Annual Meeting, Election, Tea and Treats April 10 Cap City and Movie

Table Tennis Tournament


February 25 3:15pm Snacks and Prizes will be provided. Open to the public. Please register.

Spaghetti Dinner

Enjoy a delicious Spaghetti Dinner including salad, rolls and dessert prepared by Tom Woolum. Musical Entertainment by Joe Hebdo will follow dinner. Be prepared for a fun filled evening. Cost $6. Must register. Date Time Day Apr 9 5:30pm Wed

Golf League Meeting


Time: 10:00am Date: April 17 Cost: No

The Senior Center will be closed Dec 24-Jan 2. See you in the new year!

The Gahanna Senior Center offers information on programs and services for the senior population in Gahanna, which is available by calling 614-342-4265 or by stopping in Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 480 Rocky Fork Blvd. These services include information about Lifecare Meals, Dieticians, COTA Mainstream, hearing aid checks and cleaning, information and referral services, Options for Elders, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program and OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program.)

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Senior Center
2014 Travel Planner
Payment must accompany reservation!

employees of gahanna companies receive resident discount rate (RDR)

Alaska Yukon by Land and Sea

Cahal Dunne Show and Casino

March 17 Cost: $92 Motor coach transportation to Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Includes full lunch, reserved seating for Cahal Dunnes performance, St. Patricks Day favors, $10 cash play, taxes and gratuities.

July 29- August 10 Cost: $4,799 Roundtrip air to Anchorage, return from Vancouver. Seven nights land tour in Alaska-Denali. 10 meals, four nights cruise on Holland America Zuiderdam, sightseeing tour of Vancouver, all taxes, gratuities and interruption insurance included.

The Splendor of Switzerland

Geneva Ohio Covered Bridges

May 1-9 Cost: $3,995 Roundtrip air to Zurich, Switzerland, seven nights in Lucerne, breakfast daily, one lunch, five dinners. Including a Swiss Folklore dinner show, sightseeing day tours of Switzerland, France, Germany and Italy. All taxes, gratuities and interruption insurance included.

September 10 Cost: $108 Motor coach transportation to Geneva Ohio. Shopping and seasonal treat at Robinson Apple Barn, tour of three covered bridges, lunch and wine tasting at Ferrante Winery, shopping at Better in Bulk. All gratuities are included.

Sand Dunes of Michigan

Biltmore Estate/ Pigeon Forge

June 23-26 Cost: $899 Motor coach transportation. Includes 3 nights Silver Lake Resort, Michigan, Little Sable Point Light House tour, Saugatuck shopping, Rennhack Orchard Market, Paddlewheel boat cruise, sand dunes ride, theater production. Gratuities included.

October 6-9 Cost: $899 Motor coach transportation, three nights in Ashville, North Carolina. Three breakfasts, 3 dinners, Smokey Mountain Railroad train ride, Biltmore Estate Tour, Flat Rock Playhouse show, Pigeon Forge dinner and show, taxes and gratuities included.

Boating and Toting

Christmas Nights of Lights

July 9 Cost: $87 Motor coach transportation to Cambridge, Ohio. Pontoon boat ride on Seneca Lake, lunch including dessert at Dockside Restaurant, goodie bag and shopping at Pantry Door, gratuities included.

December 2-6 Cost: $1,599 Air to St. Augustine Florida and return from Savannah Georgia, 3 nights in St. Augustine, 1 night Savannah, breakfast daily, 3 dinners, Trolley Tour, Candlelight Tour in St. Augustine, Historic Savannah Tour. Gratuities and interruption insurance included.

Both presentations will be held at the Senior Center.

Travel Presentations
January 8

Program Reservation Policy


No Reservations will be taken until Monday, January 6, 2014
1. Residents of Gahanna who are members of the Senior Center have the opportunity to register for programs before non-resident members. 2. All trips and programs are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 3. NO reservations will be accepted by phone for trips or programs. Reservations must be made at the Senior Center. 4. All checks are to be made out to the City of Gahanna (unless otherwise noted). If you are paying in cash, please bring the EXACT amount. 5. A reservation is a firm agreement. Refunds may be made ONLY if your vacancy is filled. 6. If you cancel your reservations, call as soon as possible. You may NOT fill the reservation yourself. Cancelled reservations are filled from the waiting list. 7. You must sign up for yourself and/or your spouse.

1:00pm World of Travel SwitzerlandAlaskaSt Augustine

January 31
2:00pm Buckeye Travel Sand Dunes of Michigan Biltmore/Pigeon Forge
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RDR =Resident Discount Rate for Gahanna Residents SR=Standard Rate, for Non-Gahanna Residents

www.gahanna.gov 614.342.4250

Friday After Five Thank you to our sponsors!

Local Cantina Yudu Salons Funtrail Vehicle Accessories State Rep. Anne Gonzales RE/MAX Connection Donatos
Learn more about the GPRF www.GahannaPRF.org
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RDR =Resident Discount Rate for Gahanna Residents SR=Standard Rate, for Non-Gahanna Residents