SUMMER

2014

Parks
Make
Life
Better!

(209) 668-5594
144 S. Broadway

www.cityofturlock.org

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ta b l e o f

Thank You
Pet Extreme!
Your generous donation
towards the development
of Turlock’s 2nd dog park,
located at SwansonCentennial Park, demonstrates
your commitment to the
community.

Contents
SUMMER 2014

General Information.............................. .Pg 03
Parks & Facilities.................................... Pg 04
Youth Activities....................................... Pg 05
Teen Activities........................................ Pg 08
After School Activities & Camps............... Pg 09
Adult Activities....................................... Pg 12
Swim Lessons.........................................Pg 13
Aquatic Activities....................................Pg 14
Registration & Program Information......... .Pg 16
Classes listed with the computer icon are
available for online registration.
See page 11 for details.
Information subject to change.

San Jose Earthquakes’ Premier Development League is coming to Turlock!
Tickets available for purchase at Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities
144 S. Broadway. Open seating tickets are $10 per person.
San Jose Earthquakes PDL Home Games
7:00 PM at CSU Stanislaus Warrior Stadium
Date

vs.

May 31st................... Blues............................ 7:00pm
June 6th..................... Colorado ..................... 7:00pm
June 7th..................... BYU.............................. 7:00pm
June 14th................... Sea Horses ................... 7:00pm
June 21st................... LA................................ 7:00pm
July 5th...................... Fusion .......................... 7:00pm
July 15th.................... Fresno........................... 7:00pm

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GENERAL INFORMATION
Community Meetings
All regular meetings are open to the public. Meetings are
held at City Hall located at 156 S. Broadway.
City Council.........................When:.. 2nd & 4th Tuesday

Time:..............6:00 p.m.

Parks, Recreation & ..........When:.... 2nd Wednesday
Community Commission .Time:..............6:00 p.m.

GARAGE SALE PERMITS.......................... $15.00
City of Turlock residents who are planning on having a
garage sale are required to obtain a permit.
Visit www.cityofturlock.org or 144 S. Broadway for more
information.

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Recreation Scholarships Available

Youth & Senior Recreation Scholarships are available
through the Recreation Office for participation in City of
Turlock Recreation Activities. Participants must be 18 years
of age or under or 62 years of age and above, and have
a Turlock address. Once approved, applicants may receive
up to $75 for the fiscal year. For more infromation contact
the Recreation Office.

Donations are being accepted for additional scholarships. Please contact
the Park, Recreation and Public Facilities Office for more information.

Help Youth Participate in Recreation Programs
Turlock Recreation is raising funds for youth scholarships through
the SHARES Card. A percent of every grocery dollar will support
youth in Turlock and help them participate in safe and positive activities.
To receive a free card or more information contact Turlock Recreation at
668-5594.
It’s easy and all you have to do is provide the card when you shop!

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Parks & Facilities

Skate Park - 250 Starr Avenue
Required Safety Gear: Helmets - Kneepads - Elbow Pads

Park Rentals
(Areas available for use 10am to 10pm)

Broadway Park
Crane Park
Donnelly Park
Pedretti Park Picnic Area

501 N. Broadway
1555 E. Canal Drive
600 Pedras Road
2400 Tegner Road

Picnic areas can be reserved from March 1st through
October 31st, by visiting the Recreation Office. To check
availability of a picnic space, call the Recreation Office at
668-5594 or visit www.cityofturlock.org.
From the home page go to:
Enter Keyword Search and type in:
1. Park Rentals
2. Choose park and click on Check Availability
3. Click on the letter area

Bounce House Permits

Once you have rented a park space and contracted with
an approved Bounce House company, you must purchase
a $35 Bounce House Permit through the Recreation Office.
For more information contact the Recreation Office.

Specialty Parks
Pedretti Park Sports Complex - 2400 Tegner Road

One of the finest softball facilities in the Central Valley,
featuring 4 softball fields and 1 baseball diamond. All
fields are available for rent and use for tournaments.

Gemperle Fields at Turlock Regional Sports Complex 4545 N. Kilroy Road

Conveniently located off Highway 99, and with 9 soccer
fields and 2 softball diamonds, the fields at the Sports
Complex are perfect for tournament rentals.

This is an unsupervised facility open year round,
6:00am—10:00pm

Bike Park - 4013 N. Walnut Avenue
Required Safety Gear: Helmets - Kneepads - Elbow Pads
This is an unsupervised facility, park hours are:
Monday thru Friday year round, 3:45pm to sunset*
Saturday and Sunday year round, 8:00am to sunset*
School recess and holidays, 8:00am to sunset

*weather permitting

Dog Park at Sunnyview Park - 500 S. Berkeley Avenue
To be able to play at the dog park:
• Rabies vaccinations must be current
• Male dogs must be neutered
• All dogs must wear identification
• Owners must carry a leash at all times
• No puppies under four months of age allowed
• No female dogs in heat may enter the park

Building Rentals

Reserve one of the following buildings for your next party,
wedding or special event. Reservations can be made up
to 11 months in advance at the Recreation Office, 144 S.
Broadway, Turlock. For rate and rental information call
668-5594.

War Memorial
Senior Center
Rube Boesch Center

247 E. Canal
1191 Cahill
275 N. Orange

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Youth Activities

Recommended Dress Code

Dance Etc.................................................

These classes teach the basics of ballet and tap for 2 - 5
years and ballet, tap and jazz for 6 - 8 years! Students will
be learning a dance to perform at the end of the session.
Step out and Dance!
Registration will begin Tuesday, April 15th.
Where:......................... War Memorial – 247 E. Canal
Recital:..............................................Friday, July 18th
Admission:..................... $2.00/person 3 yrs. & older

(Dancers are Free)

2 years Baby & Me $52.00
This class is designed to teach basic coordination, motor
skills and have fun! Mom/Dad will assist the child.
Day

Dates Time

Dance

Thursday
Thursday

April 24 – July 17
April 24 – July 17

Ballet
Ballet

3 years

10:30 – 11:00am
5:30 – 6:00pm

Day

Dates Time

Wednesday
Thursday
Thursday

April 23 – July 16
April 24 – July 17
April 24 – July 17

4 years

4:45 – 5:15pm
11:00 – 11:30am
6:00 – 6:30pm

Day

Dates Time

Wednesday
Wednesday
Thursday

April 23 – July 16
April 23 – July 16
April 24 – July 17

5 years
Day

2:30 – 3:15pm
3:15 – 4:00pm
3:00 – 3:45pm

Dates Time

Wednesday
April 23 – July 16
Wednesday
April 23 – July 16
Thursday
April 24 – July 17
*No Class the week of June 18/19

4:00 – 4:45pm
6:15 – 7:00pm
3:45 – 4:30pm

$52.00
Dance

Ballet
Tap
Ballet

$68.00
Dance

Ballet
Tap
Ballet

$68.00
Dance

Ballet
Tap
Ballet

Ballet Classes:

-Pink Ballet Slippers (w/ elastic strap across the top)
-Leotard & Tights
-Hair away from face

Tap Classes:

-Black tap shoes
- Hair away from face

-Leotard & Tights

Ballet................................................

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn beginning
and intermediate ballet dance. The Ballet I class will
incorporate the correct placement of the body, legs and
feet with the coordination of the head and arms. The Ballet
II class will enhance your ballet training & work toward
technical ballet, body strengthening and advancement to
pointe. Registration will begin Tuesday, April 15.
Where:...................War Memorial – 247 E. Canal
Recital:....................................... Friday, July 18th
Admission:............. $2.00/person 3 yrs. & older

(dancers are free)
Class
Ballet I
6 – 10 yrs
Ballet II*
8 – 18 yrs
Ballet III/IV**
11 – 18 yrs

Day

Dates

Time

Fee

Wed

April 23–July 16

5:15 - 6:15pm

$80

Thurs.

April 24–July 17

4:30 – 5:30pm

$80

Thurs.

April 24–July 17

6:30 – 8:00pm

$100

*Must have 1 year of Ballet I & instructor approval
**Beginning Pointe Class; must have instructor approval; must have 1 year of Ballet II
& be 11 yrs of age.
*No Class the week of June 18/19

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Kidz Love Soccer.....................................

Kidz will learn the world’s most popular sport from
professional coaches licensed in the Kidz Love Soccer
method. The program will include age appropriate activities:
skill demonstrations, fun games and instructional scrimmages,
always conducted in a non-competitive format. New is the
Soccer Skillz & Scrimmages which will be more advanced skill
development including dribbling, passing, shooting and team
play. These participants will also receive a Kidz Love Soccer
Jersey. Kidz Love Soccer: “where the score is always fun to
fun”. Shin guards required by the second class meeting. All
participants must be registered before participating in class,
no exceptions.

Hotline Number 1-888-372-5803

Location: ................................... Christofferson Park
Day:.......................................................... Saturday
Session I: April 12 - June 14 (No class May 24). $99.00
or $110 for Soccer Skillz & Scrimmages
Session II : July 12 - August 23....................... $80.00
or $90.00 for Soccer Skillz & Scrimmages

Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer (2 – 3.5 yrs)......8:50 – 9:20am
Tot-Soccer (3.5 – 4 yrs)............................9:30 – 10:00am
Pre-Soccer (4 – 5 yrs) ..........................10:00 – 10:35am
Soccer 1 (5 – 6 yrs)..............................10:35 – 11:20am
Soccer Skillz & Scrimmages (7 – 10 yrs).....11:20 – 12:05pm

Tiny Tots Fantasy Baseball Camp................

Boys and girls ages 3 – 4 will learn the basics of baseball
while playing alongside their parent. Participants will learn
fun techniques of throwing, catching, hitting and knowledge
of the bases. Parents are required to participate with their
child. Includes matching T-shirt for child and parent.
Where:................... Turlock Regional Sports Complex
and/or Pitman High School
Sign ups:......................................May 12 - June 12
Day:.......................................................... Saturday
Dates:......................... July 12, 19, 26, and August 2
Time:...............................................9:00 - 10:15am
Fee:........................................................... $54.00
Late Fee:............... $5.00 (Sign-ups from June 13-19)

summer t-ball baseball .....................................

Boys and girls ages 4 - 6 can experience their first baseball
program. This 6 game league introduces youth to the game of
baseball in a non-competitive atmosphere. No score is kept,
all players are winners! All coaches are volunteers, so if you
would like to coach a team please call the Recreation Office.
All players will receive a t-shirt and replica major league hat.
Team pictures not included with registration fees.
T-Ball (hit off batting tee) must be 4 - 6 yrs. as of 1, 2014.

Sorry, no exceptions on age can be made.

Location:...................Turlock Regional Sports Complex
and/or Pitman High School
Sign up:.............................................May 5 - June 5
Day: ...........................................................Saturday
Dates: ..........................................July 12 - August 16
Time:.................................................9:00 - 10:00am
Picture Day: .................................................July 12
Fee: ............................................................. $55.00
Late Fee: ...............$5.00 (Sign-ups from June 6-12)

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STICKS FOR KIDS ......................................

tRACK & fIELD ........................................

Youth 7 - 14 years can develop their track and field
abilities. High School coaches will work on speed and
agility training techniques, conditioning and endurance.
This program will introduce the participant to all areas of
track.

Children 5 - 10 years will learn the basics of golf. This
program is designed for the individual who has never
played golf but would like to try. Participants will hit
golf balls from a golf mat into a net. Golf clubs will be
available for use. Space is limited to 20 participants.
Sign ups taken until July 1st.
Where:......................Turlock Regional Sports Complex
Day:............................................................Tuesdays
Dates:............................................ July 8, 15, 22, 29
Fee:............................................................... $30.00

Youth ages 5 - 15 years can learn self-discipline, confidence
& the basics of karate. Beginning, intermediate and
advanced techniques are taught. Register at the Recreation
Office prior to each session. Students will be accepted up to
the 4th week of each session, but will be charged a $5 late
fee.
Where:....................................................... Senior Center
Session I: June 2 – August 18...............................$78.00
Session II: August 25 – October 20......................$54.00
(No Class 9/2/14)
Day:....................................................................Monday
New Students........................................... 5:30 - 6:10pm
Yellow Belts.................................... 6:15 - 6:55pm
Orange & Purple Belts.................... 7:00 - 7:40pm
Green Belts & above...................... 7:45 - 8:25pm
*A $5.00 materials fee must be paid to the instructor at the
first class.

Where:.....Dutcher Middle School Track – Rain or Shine
Days:........................................ Tuesdays & Thursdays
Session II:.April 1 – May 1(No Class week of April 21)
Session III:............................................. May 6 – 29
Time:................................................. 4:30 – 5:30pm
Fee:................................................... $40.00/session

KID TIME FITNESS...................................

Time:............................................. 10:00 – 11:00am

TURLOCK YOUTH SELF DEFENSE...................

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Cheernastics- Jump, tumble, dance, and cheer with us in this
fun, high energy class! Cheerleading, tumbling, and dance
basics will be taught to fun age appropriate music. Tumbling
skills include rolls, cartwheels, bridges, walk overs, and more!
A class recital will be held on the last day of class for family
and friends!

Where:........................................................ Rube Boesch
Session I:................................................ May 21 – July 9
Session II:...................................... July 16 – September 3
Session III:.............................September 10 – October 29
Day:.............................................................. Wednesday
Fee:............................................... $54/Session (8 weeks)
Ages: 3 – 5 years.................................. 5:30 – 6:10pm
6 – 12 years.................................. 6:15 – 6:55pm
4TheBoyz Hip Hop and Tumbling- Boys will be boys, and
that is great! This class is designed to teach hip hop skills,
tumbling technique, and muscle building exercises in a fast
paced, fun way!
Where:........................................................ Rube Boesch
Session I:................................................. May 21 - July 9
Session II:....................................... July 16 - September 3
Session III:..............................September 10 - October 29
Day:.............................................................. Wednesday
Time:........................................................ 7:00 – 7:40pm
Fee:............................................... $54/Session (8 weeks)
Ages:........................................................... 4 – 10 years

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TEEN ACTIVITIES
Babysitting Class....................................

Get ready for your first job! In this course, boys and girls
11 - 15 years, will become knowledgeable of the duties
and responsibilities of babysitting. Students will learn
about characteristics of children at different ages, safety
precautions, accident prevention and child care skills.
Where:............................................. Club Room #2
Date:...........................................................June 21
Time:.......................................... 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fee:........................................................... $26.00

Teen Advisory Board ..............................

The Teen Advisory Council (TAC) wants to stress the
importance of getting involved! TAC encourages teens to
enrich their lives by volunteering their time. Volunteering
is a great way to make new friends, give back to your
community, and help other.
TAC is a diverse group of young people 7th - 12th grade,
who are working together to make a difference in the
community. Meetings are held the 4th Monday of every
month, 6:00 - 7:00pm. Throughout the year, the Teen
Advisory Council works diligently on planning, organizing
and implementing activities in the Turlock Community.
Applications will be available at the Parks, Recreation, and
Public Facilities Department Office June 2nd - August 22nd.
Requirements to Join TAC:
• Must be in 7th - 12th Grade
• Must be a resident of Turlock or attend a school in
Turlock
• Complete application packet & submit to the Parks,
Recreation and Public Facilities Department no later
than Friday, August 22nd.
• A $70.00 registration fee will be required of all
2014/2015 Teen Advisory Council members

Jr high school girls volleyball skills camp.....

This will be a skills camp with a team concept. The goal is
to help prepare junior high school volleyball players for the
upcoming season. Participants will pair up with PHS varsity
players to work on skills. Players will receive a shirt from the
coaching staff. Must register prior to the first class.
Where:...................................... Pitman High School
Dates:.................................................. June 16 - 19
Days:..........................................Monday - Thursday
Grades:............... 6th - 8th (2014/2015 school year)
Time:................................................ 3:00 - 5:00pm
Fee Options:..............................................$50.00

girls summer volleyball open gym at phs .

Players are encouraged to come out and participate with
other high school volleyball players during this summer
session. Camp is open to all incoming 9th - 12 grade girls.
Register prior to the first class.
*Please note time are different for Tuesday and Thursday
Where:................................Pitman High School Gym
Dates:..............................................June 10 - July 17
Days:..........................................Tuesday & Thursday
Time:....................................5:30 - 8:00pm(Tuesdays)
9:30 - 12:00pm (Thursdays)
Fee:........................................................... $60.00

High SCHool volleyball open gym at ths ..

Girls interested in improving individual volleyball skills
including passing, hitting, blocking, setting and serving
can join other 9th to 12th grade athletes for this program.
Team play will emphasize defense, offensive readiness
and overall team building. Program will also include a
conditioning aspect. Register prior to the first class.
Where:.................................Turlock High School Gym
Dates:..............................................June 10 - July 17
Days:..........................................Tuesday & Thursday
Time:......................................................9am - 11am
Fee:........................................................... $30.00

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High school volleyball spring open gym.....

Girls interested in maintainging and improving individual
volleyball skills including passing, hitting, blocking, setting
and serving can join other 8th to 11th grade athletes for
this program. Program will also include a conditioning
aspect. Register prior to the first class.
Where:...................... Turlock High School Boys Gym
Dates:............................................April 1 - May 20
Times:.........................................7:00am – 6:00pm
Fees:......................................................... $20.00

boys basketball open gym ......................

Players can come out and participate with other high
school basketball players during this end of the summer
session. Open Gym is for all 7th-12th grade boys.
Register prior to the first class.
Where:......................................Turlock High School
Dates:....................................... March 24 - May 14
Times:.........................................
4:00 – 6:00pm
Fees:......................................................... $45.00

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After school programs & camps
p.l.a.y.................................................

What do we do with the kids after school? In the PLAY
(Positive Leisure Activities for Youth) program, children will
have time to complete homework daily, participate in a
variety of fun activities and most importantly have a safe
place to go after school. Sign-ups for the 2014/2015 school
year begins July 1st. Register no later than Friday, August
8th to avoid programs being canceled. If the minimum
number of participants has not been met by this date, the
program will not be offered. For detailed information about
each site, please visit each specific school site flyer on the
City of Turlock website.
Friday, August 8th will be the last day to register in order
for child to start the program during the first week of school.
Children registered after this date, will not be allowed to
participate until the week of August 25th.
Where:.....................................Dennis Earl Elementary*
Denair Elementary
Julien Elementary
Sandra Medeiros Elementary*^
Walnut Elementary*^
Osborn Elementary *^
Days:.................................................Monday - Friday
Times:................................School lets out until 6:00pm
Annual Enrollment:.......................................$53.00
Fee Options:.........................................$36.00/week
...................................$93.00 for a 10-day punch card
Before School Program Fees:............$40.00/month
$15.00 for a 5-day punch card
Discounts are given to families with more than 1 child.
Late Fee: $5.00 fee per day that the child attends without
payment

*Schools offer alternative programs for kindergarteners, as
long as the minimum number of participants is met
^Schools offer before school care starting at 7:00am and
ending once the campus opens to students, as long as the
minimum number of participants is met

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Pitman summer camp .............................

little gigglers summer camp ...................

Registration Begins May 1st

Registration Begins May 1st

Join the fun! This program will offer a variety of fun
activities for boys and girls TK – 6th grade (2014/15
school year) in a day-camp atmosphere. Enrichment
activities, educational games, arts, crafts, indoor / outdoor
activities and swimming (starting June 16) will all be a part
of this program. Please send your child with a morning and
afternoon snack.
If your child enrolls in morning swim lessons at Pitman High
School, staff will escort him/her to and from the pool (staff
will not stay at pool when child is in lesson).

Join the fun! This program offers a variety of fun activities
targeting children eligible for TK – 2nd grade (2014/15
school year) in a day-camp atmosphere. Enrichment
activities, educational games, arts, crafts, indoor / outdoor
activities and swimming (starting June 16) will all be a part
of this program. Please send your child with a morning and
afternoon snack.
If your child enrolls in morning swim lessons at Turlock High
School, staff will escort him/her to and from the pool (staff
will not stay at pool when child is in lesson).

Days:................................................Monday – Friday
Dates/Location:..............................June 9 – August 8
Pitman High School Cafeteria
June 2 – 6 / August 11 – 14
Club Room 2
There will be no program July 4 or August 15
Times/Fee:
Half Day.................. 6:30am – 3:00pm............. $71.00
Full Day................... 6:30am – 6:00pm............. $93.00
5 Day Punch Card.... 6:30am – 6:00pm........... $100.00

Days:................................................Monday – Friday
Dates/Location:..............................June 9 – August 8
Turlock High School, Room E-6
June 2 – 6 / August 11 – 14
Club Room 2
There will be no program July 4 or August 15

Annual Enrollment:.................................... $12.00
Late Fee:...........$5.00 fee per day that the child attends
without payment

Times/Fee:
Half Day.................. 7:00am – 3:00pm............. $71.00
Full Day................... 7:00am – 6:00pm............. $93.00
5 Day Punch Card.... 7:00am – 6:00pm........... $100.00
Annual Enrollment:..................................... $12.00
Late Fee:............$5.00 fee per day that the child attends
without payment

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spring break camp .................................
What do we do with our children when they are off
during spring break? Join the fun with the City of Turlock’s
Spring Break Camp! This program will offer a variety of
fun activities for boys and girls kindergarten - 6th grade in
a day-camp atmosphere. Enrichment activities, crafts and
indoor/outdoor activities geared to stimulate group and
individual play will all be a part of these programs.
Where:.................................................Club Room #2
Days:................................................April 18, 21 - 25
Times / Fee:........ 7:00am - 6:00pm...... $20.00/Day
............................ 7:00am - 6:00pm ... $93.00/Week
............................ 7:00am - 6:00pm .$100.00/5 Day
Punch Card
Annual Enrollment:.....................................$12.00
Late Fee:...........$5.00 fee per day that the child attends
without payment.

a.s.e.s. after school program

This program is designed to help students with homework,
teach life-skills and promote healthy lifestyles through
structured recreational activities. A.S.E.S. is for 1st - 8th
grade students who attend Brown, Crowell, Cunningham,
Osborn, Turlock Jr. High and Wakefield Schools. The
program meets Monday - Friday from the time school lets
out until 6:00pm. Please contact the Recreation Office to
see if your desired school still has openings. Please note
there are attendance requirements for this program.

community center activities

Sponsored by the Housing Authority of Stanislaus County,
this program helps foster human development by providing
life long learning for youth ages 5 - 18 years who live
in and around the HUD homes. The program provides
recreation, arts & crafts and much more!
Where:.................Community Center (653 Castor Street)
Dates:.............................................June 2 – August 14
There will be no program July 4
Days:..................................................Monday - Friday
Time:...................................................1:00 – 4:00pm

The City of Turlock is hiring part
time Recreation Leaders who are
interested in working in the After
School Programs in the fall. If you
are interested, stop by the Parks,
Recreation & Public Facilities
Department, 144 S. Broadway,
to fill out an interest card no
later than 5pm on Friday,
June 20th.

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Adult Activities
T’ai Chi Ch’uan ....................................

Friday Night Out

Tai Chi Chuan is an art of self-defense and self-discipline
which has been in existence for centuries in China. The slow,
graceful movements are practiced for health, concentration
and relaxation. As an exercise, tai chi improves blood
circulation and increases the immune system. It strengthens
the mind, joints, muscles and bones, thereby improving
flexibility and balance.
All participants MUST PRE-REGISTER.

This program is for youth and adults, 12 years and older

Age:..................................................... 18 & older
Day:...................................................Wednesdays
Where:.............................................War Memorial
Session 1: ............................................ May 7 – 28
Session 2: .............................................June 4 – 25
Session 3: ..............................................July 2 – 23
Session 4: ............................. July 30 – August 20
Time: .............................................7:30 – 8:30pm
........................................................... 8:30 – 9:00pm

with developmental disabilities. Programs are designed
to promote socialization, independent functioning and
recreational skills.

Activities will include crafts, games,

social time, refreshments and fun. SIGN UP AT CLASS
Where: ......................Rube Boesch (275 N. Orange)
Dates: .......................................................April 18
May 16
June 20
No Class July & August
Time: ...............................................7:00 – 9:00pm
Fee: ............................................................... Free

adult Softball - Fall League

Students have an opportunity to practice perfecting form)

Come out and enjoy the game of softball at one of the

Fee:................................................$46.00/session

Central Valley’s finest softball facilities, Pedretti Park. There

Line Dancing
Join Nancy Franklin as she teaches steps that will impress!
Dance for pleasure, exercise or just plain fun! Wear
comfortable shoes or boots with leather or suede bottoms
(bowling shoes are excellent substitutes). Partner not
required. All participants MUST PRE-REGISTER.

are several levels of play from top men’s/women’s/co-ed
to recreation leagues. Our league is registered for “D”
level and below (no more than 3 “C” players per roster).
Managers Meeting on August 21, 5:30pm at the Senior
Center, 1191 Cahill.
Payment Policy: Only 1 form of payment will be accepted (i.e. 1
check, 1 credit card or all cash)

Where:...................................Turlock Senior Center
Day:......................................Tuesdays ~ On Going
Fee:..............................$35.00/8-Day Punch Card

Introduction Class.............................. 5:30 – 6:30pm
Beginning Class................................ 6:30 – 7:15 pm
Intermediate Class............................ 7:15 – 8:00 pm

Sign-ups:..................................... July 1 - August 7
Dates:........................League begins after Labor Day
Fees:.......................................$410.00 Per Team
....................................................8.00 Per Player
Late Fee: ..................... $30.00(sign ups from August 8-14)

www.cityofturlock.org | 144 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380 | Ph. 209.668.5594 | Fax. 209.668.5619

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Pitman

10:00 – 10:30 10:40 – 11:10 11:20 – 11:50 3:30 – 4:00
4:10 – 4:40
4:50 – 5:20
5:30 – 6:00
6:10 – 6:40

Starfish Minnow Tadpole Starfish Starfish Starfish Minnow Starfish

(Preschool) (Preschool)
(Preschool)
(Preschool) (Preschool)

Seahorse Starfish Starfish Seahorse Seahorse Seahorse Starfish Seahorse

(Level 1)

(Preschool)

(Preschool)

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

(Preschool)

Seahorse

Seahorse

Seahorse

Seahorse

Otter

Seahorse

Seahorse

(Level 1)

Otter

Otter

(Level 1)

Otter

(Level 2)

Dolphin

Whale
(Level 4)

(Level 2)

(Level 2)

Shark

Beg Swimmer

Dolphin

(Level 3)

10:00 – 10:30

Starfish

(Preschool)

Seahorse
(Level 1)

Seahorse

(Level 2)

Otter

(Level 5)

(Preschool)

Dolphin
(Level 3)

10:00 – 10:30

Starfish

(Preschool)

Seahorse

Dolphin

Whale

Dolphin

Whale

Whale

Shark

Beg Swimmer

Shark

Adult

4:10 – 4:40
Starfish

Otter

Seahorse

Seahorse

Otter

Otter

(Level 2)

(Level 2)

Shark

Beg Swimmer

Dolphin

(Level 5)

(Infant)

Starfish

11:20 – 11:50
Tadpole
(Toddler)

Starfish

(Preschool)

Dolphin

Otter

Beg Swimmer

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

Otter

(Level 2)

(Level 2)

Whale

Shark

(Level 4)

(Preschool)

Starfish

5:30 – 6:00
Tadpole

6:10 – 6:40
Starfish

Starfish

Seahorse

(Toddler)

(Preschool)

Seahorse

Seahorse

(Level 1)

(Level 4)

(Level 5)

(Preschool)

(Preschool)
(Level 1)

Otter

(Level 1)

(Level 2)

Otter

Dolphin

Whale

Shark

Beg Swimmer

Adult

(Level 2)

(Level 3)

(Level 3)

(Level 3)

(Level 4)

(Level 5)

swim lesson registration ......................

Seahorse

(Level 3)

(Level 1)

(Level 4)

(Preschool)

(Preschool)

4:50 – 5:20
Starfish

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

(Level 4)

(Level 5)

columbia

Seahorse

(Level 2)

(Level 3)

(Level 4)

Otter

(Level 1)

Otter

Seahorse

10:40 – 11:10
Minnow

Otter

(Level 2)

(Infant)

TURLOCK

Otter

(Level 2)

Starfish

Whale

Otter

Otter

(Level 2)

(Level 2)

(Preschool)

Otter

(Level 2)

Otter

(Level 1)

(Level 2)

(Level 1)
(Level 2)

(Level 1)

(Level 2)

11:20 – 11:50
Minnow

Seahorse

(Level 1)

(Level 3)

10:40 – 11:10
Starfish

(Level 2)

Otter

(Level 2)

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

(Level 1)

(Level 5)

Beginning at 8am, Wednesday, April 30th registration will
be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration can be
done on-line or in person. If child is registered in wrong class
level, they will be moved to the appropriate class only if there
is room.
Session
Session
Session
Session

A:....................................................June 16 - 26
B:.............................................June 30 – July 10
C:.....................................................July 14 - 24
D: ........................................... July 28 - August 7
(Pitman & Columbia Pools only)

Days:...............................Monday – Thursday, for 2 weeks
Make up classes are held on Fridays only if the lesson is
cancelled.
Length of Class:...............................30 minutes each day
Fee:.....................................................$42.00/session

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swim lessons
class information

CLASS LEVELS:
Minnow................................................................... (Infant)
This program is designated for parents and their 6 to 18 month
old child to work on water acclimation. The instructor and the
parent will work together to teach kicking, floating, breath control,
and safe submersions. Parent participation is required.
Tadpole..................................................................Toddler)
This program is designated for parents and their 18 month
to 3 year old child to work on water acclimation and basic
swimming skills. The instructor and the parent will work together
to teach kicking, floating, breath control, safe submersions,
and introduce independence in the water. Parent participation
is required.
Starfish...............................................................(Preschool)
While creating a comfortable and safe environment in the
water for 3 to 5 year olds, this level teaches students how to
independently float, kick, and safely enter/exit the water. It
also introduces arm movements and breath control.
Seahorse............................................................... (Level 1)
In this level, the instructors will build on the swimming
foundations of 5 to 8 year old children. This level includes the
development of independent floating, kicking, and forward
movement.
Otter..................................................................... (Level 2)
The instructor will strengthen swim foundations by teaching the
basics of freestyle and backstroke, side breathing, and body
positioning. Child must have passed Seahorse level (Level 1).
Dolphin................................................................. (Level 3)
This level will advance the swim strokes of freestyle and
backstroke. The breaststroke and the butterfly kick are also
introduced. Child must have passed Otter level (Level 2).
Whale................................................................... (Level 4)
While this level will continue to build on the swim strokes of
freestyle and backstroke, the instructors will also introduce
breaststroke, treading, and safety strokes. Child must have
passed Dolphin level (Level 3).

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Shark....................................................................(Level 5
The goal of this level is to master the advanced swim strokes
of freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. The instructor will
refine the butterfly stroke and teach diving starts and flip turns.
Child must have passed Whale level (Level 4).
Beg. Swimmer...................................................................
This level is designed to teach basic swim foundations to 9
to 17 year olds. Upon passing this level, the child meets the
requirements to participate in the Whale level (Level 4).
Adult

AQUATIC ACTIVITIES
Junior lifeguard i .................................

This training program is designed for those interested in
learning how to respond in an aquatic emergency. This class
serves as a foundation for further training and employment
in lifeguarding and aquatics. This is a great opportunity for
those individuals interested in working towards becoming a
certified lifeguard. This program includes 2 weeks of training
followed by shadow work with a certified lifeguard.
Where:...................................Turlock High School Pool
Ages:.......................................................11 - 15 years
Dates:................................................. June 23 – July 3
Days:.............................................. Monday - Thursday
Time:..................................................12:45 - 2:15 pm
Fee:................................................................$76.00

Junior lifeguard iI ................................

This class will expand on the material from the Jr. Lifeguard I
program. Participants will receive more advanced training in
spinal injuries, first aid, CPR and develop fitness. This program
includes 2 weeks of training followed by shadow work with
a certified lifeguard. Prerequisite: Must have participated in
Jr. Guard I.
Where:...................................Turlock High School Pool
Ages:.......................................................12 - 15 years
Dates:................................................ July 14 – July 24
Days:.............................................. Monday - Thursday
Time:..................................................12:45 - 2:15 pm
Fee:................................................................$76.00

www.cityofturlock.org | 144 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380 | Ph. 209.668.5594 | Fax. 209.668.5619

YOUTH WATER POLO I ...............................

Youth are encouraged to sign up to learn the basic components
to the game of water polo. Emphasis will be on basic water
polo FUNdamentals, “egg beater” kicking, skill development
and fitness. Participants must have passed Level 3 swimming
or have the ability to swim across the pool without assistance.
Where:..............................................Pitman High Pool
Ages:.........................................................9 - 12 years
Dates:................................................ June 16 – July 3
Days:.............................................. Monday - Thursday
Time:....................................................2:30 - 3:30 pm
Fee:................................................................$66.00

YOUTH WATER POLO iI ..............................

This program will provide participants with an opportunity to
learn necessary skills from water polo players. This program
will teach the basic fundamentals of passing, shooting,
dribbling, movement in the water, as well as game strategies.
This program builds on the Water Polo I Program.
Where:..............................................Pitman High Pool
Ages:.......................................................11 - 14 years
Dates:................................................. July 7 – July 24
Days:.............................................. Monday - Thursday
Time:....................................................2:30 - 3:30 pm
Fee:................................................................$76.00

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Recreation Swim

$2.00...............................................Adults (18 + years)
$1.00 .............................................Youth (0 – 17 years)
****Must be 8 years old to get in without an adult

Columbia Pool Hours
Opens Saturday, June 14th

Monday - Thursday.................................12:15 - 2:30pm
Friday................................................................ Closed
Saturday & Sunday...............................12:00 – 5:00pm
**** Open July 4th ****

Pitman High Pool Hours

Monday, June 16th – Thursday, August 7th
Closed July 4th
Monday - Friday........................................ 12:15 - 2:30pm
3 Lap swim lanes will be available during Recreation Swim

Turlock High Pool Hours

Monday, June 16th – Thursday, July 24th
Closed July 4th
Monday - Thursday.................................... 12:15 - 2:30pm
3 Lap swim lanes will be available during Recreation Swim

Aquatic Playgrounds!

2 Locations to choose from!
Broadway Park, 501 N. Broadway
Columbia Park, 600 Columbia Street
A mobile aquatic chair is available upon request.
Please call 668-5594 in advance to make arrangements for use.
For a schedule of hours visit www.cityofturlock.org.

The City of Turlock reserves the right to close the
water feature or any of the above pools at any
time for any reason.

www.cityofturlock.org | 144 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380 | Ph. 209.668.5594 | Fax. 209.668.5619

6 Easy Ways to Register!

1) Online.......................... www.cityofturlock.org
2) Fax............... (209) 668-5619 — 24 hours a day

Include your Visa/MC/ Discover number

3) Phone.................................. (209) 668-5594

Monday - Friday • 8:00am - 5:00pm

4) Walk-In.................... 144 S. Broadway, Turlock

Monday - Friday • 8:00am - 5:00pm

5) Mail................................ Recreation Division

144 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380

6) Drop Box............. Located at the Recreation Office

144 S. Broadway, Turlock, CA 95380
(to the left of the main office doors )

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Photo Release Policy

Please be advised that all participants involved in any program
or special event are subject to being photographed. Such
photographs may be used by the City of Turlock without an
obligation to provide compensation to those photographed.

Internet Registration

Classes listed with the computer icon are available for online
registration. You must sign in and get a registration account
before you can begin registering for activities.

4 easy steps!
1.
2.
3.
4.

www.cityofturlock.org
Locate City Department
Click on Recreation
Choose an activity category & activity and register! Swim

General Information

Classes may be canceled due to lack of enrollment. Please
make every effort to pre-register so a class will not be
canceled unnecessarily.

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given on cancellations prior to the first class,
less a $10 cancellation fee. Failure to attend a program will
not be granted a refund. If you are not satisfied with any of our
programs, please contact the program supervisor, 6685594.

Class Transfers and/or Late Fees

Any class changes will be charged an $8 transfer fee.
After the class start date, all transfers will require instructor’s
approval.
If enrollment is being accepted after the class start date or
registration date, a $5 late fee will be added to the class fee.

Wait List Policy

Anyone can be put on the waiting list for a class. If a customer
withdraws from a class thus creating an open spot, the first
person on the waiting list is called to accept or decline. Class
spots are not held or reserved and are not finalized until
payment is made. Waiting lists do not roll over.

What is P.A.L.?
Turlock Police Activities League (P.A.L.) is a non-profit (501c3) organization
that relies on education, athletics and recreational activities that are designed to
cultivate youth into responsible and mature citizens. Turlock P.A.L. is designed to
develop, organize and promote activities, which are designed as deterrents from
delinquent behavior among children and adolescents. Turlock P.A.L. finances all of
its programs through personal and corporate donations. If you are interested in
making a tax deductible donation to Turlock P.A.L. please fill out the, Help Sponsor
a P.A.L. Activity and mail it to the address listed below.

Help Sponsor a Pal Activity
 $25.00 donation
 $50.00 donation
 Other Amount $ ___________________
Name:____________________________________________
address:_________________________________________
phone:___________________________________________
email:___________________________________________
Make checks payable to: City of Turlock – Turlock PAL
And mailed to: City of Turlock, 144 S. Broadway, Turlock CA 95380

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