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Three Cheers for Spring!

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MONTGOMERY PARKS
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Parks Facilities Directory Parks Spring Event Calendar Parks Spring Break Camps Parks Special Events & Classes Brookside Gardens Classes Ice Skating & Hockey Classes Parks Trips & Excursions Free Wild Montgomery Hikes Black Hill Visitor Center Classes Brookside Nature Center Classes Locust Grove Nature Center Classes Meadowside Nature Center Classes Volunteer Opportunities Indoor/Outdoor Tennis Classes Parks Summer Camps Parks Registration Info Registration Form

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Registration for most PARKS courses begins FEBRUARY 15

10/15/2009 3:42:58 PM

1/26/2010 8:54:18 PM

Go Green With Recreation!
Two ways you can help 1. Register Online
No need to ll out paper registration forms Receipts are emailed to the email address you have on le with us, saving paper You can register 24/7 from home - no driving!

Save a Tree!

2. Use email receipts
Printing out and mailing hard copy receipts isn’t green

Effective July 1, 2010 . . .

All Recreation receipts will be emailed to the email address you have on le with us.*
*Hard copy receipts will continue to be available, but by request only.

What can you do now to help us Go Green??? Make sure you have a current email address on file with us!
To check your email address: Forgot your RecWeb login?
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Go to montgomerycountymd.gov/rec and select RecWeb registration, then click on Check My Email Address. Go to RecWeb and click on Forgot My Login, or call Customer Service at 240-777-6840 to retrieve your login information.

SummerCamp!
Fun starts here.
Camps and summer programs for every age, schedule and interest! Sports, music, science, art, drama, nature and more. Full and Half-Day Programs. Look for our brochure online at MontgomeryCountyMD.gov/rec Register today... learn, laugh, play!

12toWays have fun this Spring

1 Kidfest...Celebrate Children! 2 Bend It Like Beckham... 3 Have a Ball! 4 Learn about Labyrinths... 5 Got Talent? 6 Ride Off into the Sunset. 7 Cool Off and Swim with your Baby. 8 Capture a Leprechan! 9 All That Glitters is...Art Adventures. 10 Why Weight?
Games, Activities, face painting, clowns, entertainment and food. See details on the back cover. when you join one of our adult soccer leagues. We have leagues for all levels of experience. Call 240 - 777-6880 for details. Or a birthday party, or an anniversary party. We have the perfect space avaliable for you to rent. See page 94. and explore the possibilities of this ancient meditation Class listed on page 60. Join the fun and compete in our ‘Montgomery’s Got Talent contest. Ages 55+. See page 84. We offer horseback riding lessons for ages three through adult. See page 74. Great fun in the pool for both of you. Swim lessons begin on page 15. Join us at our St. Patrick’s Day Family Fun Walk for a morning of healthy festivities and fun. Ages 2 - 6. Info on page 35. Your toddler will have a blast as we explore colors and textures with paint and glitter. See page 69. Our ‘Introduction to Weight Training’ class for ages 13 -15 will help you meet your fitness goals. See page 53.

11 Cook up a Storm! 12 Be Dazzled by the Cherry Blossoms.
Sign up for a cooking class and experience the joy of cooking. Class listings begin on page 50. Sign up for this luncheon cruise along the Potomac. For agess 55+. See page 87.

Aquatics: 240-777-6860

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Indoor Pools

AquAtics ProgrAms
Swimming Instruction

Swim Lessons

Germantown Indoor Swim Ctr (GISC) 240-777-6830 18000 Central Park Circle, Boyds (South Germantown Recreational Park) Includes a 25-meter by 25 yard competition pool, a recreation pool and a leisure pool, as well as two spas, a weight and exercise room, all-purpose room and locker/shower facilities. The competition pool also includes two one-meter and two threemeter diving boards, plus multiple level water slides. Martin Luther King, Jr Swim Ctr (MLK) 240-777-8060 1201 Jackson Road, Silver Spring (off New Hampshire Ave, south of Randolph Rd) Includes an 8-lane, 25 yard pool with movable bulkhead, allowing for separate diving area with 1- and 3-meter boards, a separate teach pool with shallow water for easy access, 2 spas, weight and exercise room, all purpose room, locker and shower facilities. Montgomery Aquatic Center (MAC) 240-777-8070 5900 Executive Boulevard, N. Bethesda (between Nicholson Ln and Old Georgetown Rd) Includes an 8-lane, L-shaped main pool, divided into two 25-meter swim areas, a leisure pool, two spas, an interior water slide, a weight and exercise room, locker and shower facilities, and saunas. Diving area with 1 and 3 meter boards. Olney Indoor Swim Center (OSC) 240-777-4995 16605 Georgia Avenue, Olney (in the Olney Manor Park) Includes an 8-lane, 25-yard pool and separate diving area with 1- and 3-meter boards, a shallow free form leisure pool, two spas, saunas, weight and exercise room, all purpose room and locker and shower facilities.

PLEASE CHECK EACH POOL’S LISTINGS FOR LESSON SCHEDULE CHANGES, DUE TO FACILITY CONFLICTS. LESSONS WILL BE HELD ON ALL OTHER DAYS THE FACILITY IS OPEN. PLEASE REGISTER ACCORDINGLY. See Swim Lessons, beginning on page 15.

Family Recreational Swims
Recreational and Lap Swim sessions for the entire family are available daily at each pool. Patrons have the option of paying an admission for each entry, or purchasing a Family or Individual Pool Pass. Drop by or call the pool nearest you to receive information on schedules, admission fees, and pass prices, or check our website. Groups of more than 6 persons must contact the pool management for additional information. Ask the Cashier about Punch 12 Discount Cards.

Now Hiring Part Time Staff!
Part-time temporary work is available at the indoor pools for Lifeguards, Instructors, Cashiers and Swim Coaches. Training and certification is available. For more information, contact a facility supervisor at the indoor pool nearest you, or call the Aquatics Office at 240-777-6860.

New!

Tune up your strokes for your summer or club teams. You must be legal in all four competitive strokes. Offered Saturday mornings at MAC, GISC and OSC. See our website for additional information.

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Website Information
Information about Montgomery County Recreation Department pools is available on the Montgomery County website. For indoor swim centers this includes schedules for general pool use, swim lessons, safety training (lifeguard training), Masters Swim Training, Montgomery Dive Club, Water Fitness Classes, and Swim Team. Go to a web browser and enter: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec Click the Programs dropdown and select Aquatics, and click go. Links to most schedules are listed under each pool’s entry. The link to Water Fitness schedules is at the bottom of the page.
Registration form on page 176.

Indoor Pool Rentals-Parties
GISC, MAC, OSC, and MLK have times available for rental by groups. Party Rooms are available for rent. Contact the pool managers for available times and fees.

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Water Fitness Classes
Water Exercise, Deep Water Running, Water Aerobics, Arthritis Exercise, Abs & Glutes, and Body Sculpting classes are offered at each indoor pool. For course descriptions, dates, days and times see below or pick up a schedule at any of our pools or call the Aquatics Office of the Recreation Department. The schedule also appears online. • The program fee covers only the class and locker room use. If you wish to use the facility before or after class you must pay the admission. • No swimming experience is necessary. For Deep Water Running, must be comfortable in deep water. • Both men and women of all ages are welcome. • Physician release form is required if you are pregnant. • Physician consultation is recommended prior to participation in any exercise program. •Instructors: Wellness Network: Linda Costello 301-924-3488 Waterworks: Sally Dimsdale 301-593-1609 H2O Fitness: Peggy Brower 301-603-1328 wellnet1@aol.com sallyswaterworks@msn.com browers4@aol.com

Aqua Core Power

Aerobic workout focusing on the core, building stamina and strength. Improvements will be made in posture, balance and muscle tone. Strength training is a part of this class. Gloves are recommended and can be purchased from the instructor. $48 9 Sessions Instructor: Peggy Brower 271626 M L King Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 8:30am - 9:20am 3/18 Th 8:30am - 9:20am 271627 M L King Sw Ctr

AquaZumba

Zumba is the latest craze that is sweeping the nation. This latin inspired aerobic workout is a Fun, muscle pumping, caloric burning dance workout done in shallow water. The workout is guaranteed to make waves. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271628 Germantown InSwC 3/15 M 9:30am -10:20am

Aqua YO-Lates

This is a class designed for moms who stay at home. Mom will get a gentle workout while the child gets used to the water and exercises with mom. Everyone makes new friends and gets some exercise. Child must be at least 6 months old. Your child will be in the class with you. Children mot potty trained must wear rubber pants. One child, per adult. 9 Sessions $85 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271773 M L King Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 2:00pm - 2:50pm 271774 M L King Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 2:00pm - 2:50pm 271842 M L King Sw Ctr 3/19 F 10:30am -11:30am Shallow water class with focus on Abs & Glutes. Water gloves are recommended and can be purchased at class. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271623 M L King Sw Ctr 3/15 M 10:00am -10:50am 271624 M L King Sw Ctr 3/17 W 10:00am -10:50am

Aqua Mommy

AQUA YO-Lates blends both yoga and pilates exercises together giving you the best of both worlds. The gentle movement sequences will improve ROM (range of motion) and help strengthen the whole body. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271625 M L King Sw Ctr 3/19 F 10:00am -10:50am

Land-Based Instruction
A land-based class designed for cross training with water fitness classes. Focus is on Abs, Glutes, legs and upper body 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271630 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/16 Tu 6:30pm - 7:20pm 271631 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/18 Th 6:30pm - 7:20pm 271629 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/19 F 7:30am - 8:20am This new class combines strengthening poses, breathing techniques and body alignment to strengthen and lengthen the muscles. It is a perfect way to increase mind-body awareness, decreae stress, and relax the spirit. Please bring mat or purchase at class for $25.00. 9 Sessions $69 Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271635 Germantown InSwC 3/20 Sa 8:30am - 9:30am 271634 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 271632 Olney Sw Ctr 3/20 Sa 9:00am -10:00am

Body Sculpting

Abs & Glutes

Pilates (Stretch & Strenghten)

Core Conditioning

A great workout to strengthen your core muscles for improved posture and functional strength. A positive addition to any workout program. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Network, Inc Wellness 276496 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Water Aerobics

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Water Fitness Swim Lessons

Ideal cardiovascular exercise with no weight bearing stress. Beneficial for crosstraining and/or rehabilitating persons requiring the cushioning of deep water. Deep Water belt is required and may be purchased at the pool for $20. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271780 M L King Sw Ctr 3/15 M 1:00pm - 1:50pm 271812 Germantown InSwC 3/15 M 10:30am -11:20am 271778 M L King Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 7:30am - 8:20am 271775 M L King Sw Ctr 3/17 W 1:00pm - 1:50pm 271811 Germantown InSwC 3/17 W 10:30am -11:20am 271779 M L King Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 7:30am - 8:20am Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271781 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/15 M 8:30am - 9:20am 271782 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/15 M 1:30pm - 2:20pm 271786 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/16 Tu 10:00am -10:50am 271789 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/16 Tu 7:30pm - 8:20pm 271783 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/17 W 1:30pm - 2:20pm 271784 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/17 W 8:30am - 9:20am 271787 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/18 Th 10:00am -10:50am 271790 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/18 Th 7:30pm - 8:20pm 271785 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/19 F 8:30am - 9:20am 271788 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/19 F 1:30pm - 2:20pm 271810 Germantown InSwC 3/20 Sa 9:30am -10:20am Instructor: Network, Inc Wellness 271798 Olney Sw Ctr 3/15 M 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271801 Olney Sw Ctr 3/15 M 6:30am - 7:20am 271807 Germantown InSwC 3/15 M 7:30pm - 8:20pm 271776 M L King Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271791 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271792 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 8:30am - 9:20am 271796 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 10:30am -11:20am 271809 Germantown InSwC 3/16 Tu 9:30am -10:20am 271799 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271800 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 1:30pm - 2:20pm 271802 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 6:30am - 7:20am 271808 Germantown InSwC 3/17 W 8:30pm - 9:20pm 271777 M L King Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271793 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271794 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 8:30am - 9:20am 271797 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 10:30am -11:20am 271805 Germantown InSwC 3/18 Th 9:30am -10:20am 3/19 F 6:00pm - 6:50pm 271795 Olney Sw Ctr 271803 Olney Sw Ctr 3/19 F 1:30pm - 2:20pm 271806 Germantown InSwC 3/19 F 1:00pm - 1:50pm 271804 Olney Sw Ctr 3/20 Sa 9:00am - 9:50am

Deep Water Running & Exercise

Fast-paced aerobics class done in shallow water. High intensity workout uses water to cushion feet, knees and back. Emphasis on cardiovascular conditioning. $48 9 Sessions Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271733 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/15 M 9:30am -10:20am 3/16 Tu 8:30am - 9:20am 271729 Montgomery Aq Ctr 271731 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/17 W 9:30am -10:20am 3/18 Th 8:30am - 9:20am 271730 Montgomery Aq Ctr 271732 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/19 F 9:30am -10:20am Instructor: Network, Inc Wellness 271738 Olney Sw Ctr 3/15 M 1:30pm - 2:20pm 3/15 M 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271742 Olney Sw Ctr 271740 Germantown InSwC 3/15 M 8:30pm - 9:20pm 3/16 Tu 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271727 M L King Sw Ctr 271736 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 9:30am -10:20am 271739 Germantown InSwC 3/17 W 7:30pm - 8:20pm 3/18 Th 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271728 M L King Sw Ctr 271735 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271737 Olney Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 9:30am -10:20am 3/18 Th 10:30am -11:20am 271741 Germantown InSwC Specially modified class for those who have arthritis and who cannot participate in regular exercise classes. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271745 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/15 M 11:00am -11:50am 271746 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/17 W 11:00am -11:50am 271747 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/19 F 11:00am -11:50am Instructor: Network, Inc Wellness 271748 Olney Sw Ctr 3/15 M 10:00am -10:50am 271743 M L King Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 10:30am -11:20am 271749 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 10:00am -10:50am 271744 M L King Sw Ctr 3/18 Th 10:30am -11:20am 271750 Olney Sw Ctr 3/19 F 10:00am -10:50am Multi-level aerobics class using water resistance to increase range of motion, strengthen muscles and improve cardiovascular fitness. It is not necessary to get your face wet. 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Peggy Brower 271751 M L King Sw Ctr 3/15 M 9:00am - 9:50am 271772 Germantown InSwC 3/16 Tu 7:30pm - 8:20pm 271752 M L King Sw Ctr 3/17 W 9:00am - 9:50am 271757 Germantown InSwC 3/17 W 9:30am -10:20am 271755 Germantown InSwC 3/18 Th 7:30pm - 8:20pm 271753 M L King Sw Ctr 3/19 F 9:00am - 9:50am 271758 Germantown InSwC 3/19 F 9:30am -10:20am Instructor: Sally Dimsdale 271759 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/15 M 8:30pm - 9:20pm 271760 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/16 Tu 11:30am -12:20pm 271763 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/16 Tu 8:30pm - 9:20pm 271761 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/17 W 8:30pm - 9:20pm 271762 Montgomery Aq Ctr 3/18 Th 11:30am -12:20pm Instructor: Network, Inc Wellness 271768 Olney Sw Ctr 3/15 M 9:00am - 9:50am 271769 Olney Sw Ctr 3/16 Tu 7:00pm - 7:50pm 271764 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 9:00am - 9:50am 271767 Olney Sw Ctr 3/17 W 8:00pm - 8:50pm 271765 Olney Sw Ctr 3/19 F 9:00am - 9:50am

Water Exercise for Arthritis

Water Exercise

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Competitive Programs Swim Lessons

Competitive Programs
Rockville Montgomery Swim Club
This year-round, United States Swimming (USAS) affiliated, age group and senior swim team competes through Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS), which is our local swim committee (LSC) for USAS. RMSC offers a rewarding training and competitive experience to swimmers of all ability and interest levels through a schedule of flexible practice times. Swimmers new to the program must attend a skill assessment and group placement evaluation at the pool of their choice. Coaches will assign practice groups depending on skill level. Swimmers may not begin to practice with their designated group until all registration forms have been completed and all fees have been paid in full. Entry into advanced level groups is available by coaches’ invitation only. Those who participated in the program last year may register only for the group with which they practiced last year. No swimmer may change group assignment unless instructed to do so by a coach. The Spring session of RMSC begins April 12, 2010. The Spring only session of RMSC runs to May 28, 2010. Summer practice may change due to scheduling conflicts. The Spring/Summer session of RMSC runs to August 6, 2010. For information contact Peter Haack at 240-777-6830 or Peter.Haack@montgomerycountymd.gov. MINIS (271813) Spring only $220 Monday 5:00pm-6:00pm Wednesday, Friday 5:30pm-6:30pm Sunday 7:00am-8:00am Recommended attendance: 2/week JUNIORS (271815) Spring only $250 Wednesday, Friday 6:30pm-7:30pm Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm Sunday 7:00am-8:00am Recommended attendance: 2/week. ADVANCED JUNIORS (271817) Spring only $275 Spring/Summer (271816) $575 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm Friday 5:00pm-6:30pm Sunday 6:30am-8:00am Recommended attendance: 3-5/week SENIORS (271818) Spring only $275 Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm Wednesday 4:45am-6:00am Thursday, Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm Recommended attendance: 2/week. ADVANCED SENIORS (271819) $675 Monday, Tuesday 3:30pm-5:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 4:45am-6:15am Wednesday, Friday 3:30pm-5:30pm Saturday 5:30am-7:30am * Required practice. Minimum practices required: 5/week. NDG (271820) $675 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm Tuesday 5:30pm-7:30pm Saturday 7:00am-9:00am Minimum practices required: 5/week NTG (271821) $725 Monday, Wednesday 3:30pm-6:00pm Tuesday, Friday 3:30pm-5:30pm Thursday 3:30pm-5:00pm Saturday 6:00am-9:00am Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:45am-6:00am Minimum practices required: 7/week *Friday practice is required. Minimum practices required: 6/week.

GERMANTOWN INDOOR SWIM CENTER

Notice:
The program fee covers only the practice time and locker room use. If you wish to use the facility before or after practice, you must pay the admission.

For information contact Carey Apple at 240-777-8060 or Carey.Apple@montgomerycountymd.gov. MINIS (271833) Spring only $220 Monday, Wednesday 5:00pm-6:00pm Friday 4:30pm-5:30pm Recommended attendance: 2-3/week. JUNIORS (271834) Spring only $250 Monday, Wednesday 6:00pm-7:00pm Friday 5:30pm-7:00pm Sunday 6:00am-8:00am Recommended attendance: 3/week. ADVANCED JUNIORS (271836) Spring only $275 Spring/Summer (271835) $575 Monday 6:00pm-7:00pm Wednesday, Friday 5:00pm-6:30pm Sunday 6:00am-8:00am Monday - DRYLAND 5:30pm-6:00pm Required attendance: 3-4/week. Additional dryland practices may be required. SENIORS (271837) Spring only $275 Spring Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday3:30pm-5:00pm Recommended attendance: 3/week. ADVANCED SENIORS (271838) $675 Monday - Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm* Monday & Friday 4:45am-6:00am* Saturday 6:00am-9:00am Minimum attendance required: 5/week. * Dryland practice required until 5:45pm. NDG (271839) Spring/Summer $675 Monday 4:00pm-6:30pm Tuesday, Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm Wednesay 5:00pm-7:00pm Sunday 6:00am-9:00am Wednesday 4:45am-6:30am Minimum attendance required: 5/week. Dryland practices are required. Times TBA. NTG (271840) $725 Monday 4:00pm-6:30pm Tuesday, Thursday 4:30pm-7:15pm Wednesday 5:00pm-7:00pm Saturday 6:00am-9:00am Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:45am-6:30am Minimum attendance required: 6-7/week. Dryland practices are required. Times TBA.

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For information contact Christa Krukiel at 240-777-8070 or Christa.Krukiel@montgomerycountymd.gov. MINIS (271686) Spring only $220 Monday, Wednesday 6:00pm-7:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 5:00pm-5:45pm Recommended attendance: 2/week. JUNIORS (271687) Spring only $250 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00pm-6:00pm Sunday 8:45am-10:00am Recommended attendance: 2/week. ADVANCED JUNIORS (271689) Spring only $275 $575 Spring/Summer (271688) Tuesday, Thursday 5:45pm-7:15pm Wednesday 6:15pm-7:30pm Friday 5:45pm-7:00pm Sunday 7:00am-9:00am Required attendance: 3/week. SENIORS Spring only OPTION 1 (271690)* $275 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm Tuesday,Thursday 4:45am-6:15am Sunday 6:00am-8:00am OPTION 2 (271691)* $275 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 4:45am-6:15am Sunday 6:00am-8:00am OPTION 3 (271770)* $275 Monday, Wednesday 7:00pm-8:30pm Friday 3:30pm-5:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 4:45am-6:15am Sunday 6:00am-8:00am *Minimum practices required: 3/week including 1 morning. SENIORS (271771) Summer only $275 Begins in June. Coaches will inform swimmers of exact dates. Between May 31, 2010 until school is out practice will be from 4:45 am - 6:15 am. Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:30am-7:00am Recommended attendance: 3/week. ADVANCED SENIORS (271692) $675 Monday, Tuesday, Weds, Thursday 3:30pm-5:00pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4:45am-6:15am Sunday 6:00am-8:00am Minimum practices required: 6/week. Friday mornings are required. NDG (271693) $675 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6:00pm-7:30pm Wednesday 4:45am-6:15am Saturday 5:00am-8:00am Minimum practices required: 5/week. NTG (271694) $725 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:45pm-6:00pm Wednesday 3:45pm-6:15pm Tuesday, Weds, Thursday, Friday 4:45am-6:15am Saturday 5:00am-8:00am Minimum practices required: 7/week.

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Competitive Programs Swim Lessons

MONTGOMERY AQUATIC CENTER

For information contact Jay Garner at 240-777-4995 or Jay.Garner@montgomerycountymd.gov. MINIS (271823) Spring only $220 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6:00pm-7:00pm Recommended attendance: 2/week. JUNIOR 1 (271824) Spring only $220 Tuesday, Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm Sunday 8:00am-9:00am Recommended attendance: 2/week. JUNIOR 2 (271825) Spring only $250 Monday, Wednesay 6:00pm-7:00pm Friday 5:00pm-6:00pm Sunday 7:30am-8:30am Recommended attendance: 3/week. ADVANCED JUNIORS (271827) Spring only $275 Spring/Summer (271826) $575 Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 5:00pm-6:00pm Wednesday 5:30pm-7:00pm Sunday 7:30am-9:00am Required attendance: 3-5/week. SENIORS (271828) Spring only $275 Tuesday, Weds, Thursday, Friday 3:45pm-5:00pm Recommended attendance: 3/week. ADVANCED SENIORS (271829) $675 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:30pm-5:30pm Tuesday 3:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 4:45am-6:15am Saturday 5:30am-7:30am Required attendance: 5/week. NDG (271830) $675 Monday, Friday 5:30pm-7:00pm Tuesday, Thursday 5:00pm-7:00pm Sunday 7:00am-9:00am Minimum practices required: 4/week. NTG (271831) $725 Monday, Tuesday, Weds, Thursday 3:00pm-6:00pm Friday 3:00pm-5:00pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:45am-6:15am Saturday 6:00am-9:00am Minimum practices required: 7/week.

OLNEY SWIM CENTER

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Pre-Team (GISC/MAC/MLK/OSC): Registration for this program is limited to invitation only. This group is intended as a stepping stone into our competitive team programs. Strength and flexibility training is crucial for this group. 11 Sessions $215.00 262995 Germantown ISC 3/1 M 6:30pm - 8:00pm 263026 Germantown ISC 3/2 Tu 6:30pm - 8:00pm W 6:30pm - 8:00pm 262996 Germantown ISC 3/3 262997 Germantown ISC 3/4 Th 6:30pm - 8:00pm 33 Sessions $645 262974 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M,W,F 6:00pm - 8:00pm Intermediate/Advanced (GISC/MAC/MLK/OSC): For information call MDC at 240-765-1760. 9 Sessions $215.00 262982 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M 8:00pm -10:00pm 262983 Montgomery AqC 3/4 Th 8:00pm -10:00pm 262984 Montgomery AqC 3/7 Su 8:00am -10:00am M 8:00pm -10:00pm 262998 Germantown ISC 3/1 262999 Germantown ISC 3/3 W 8:00pm -10:00pm Su 8:00am -10:00am 263000 Germantown ISC 3/7 263007 Olney Sw Ctr 3/1 M 4:00pm -6:00pm 263008 Olney Sw Ctr 3/3 W 4:00pm -6:00pm 263011 ML King Sw Ctr 3/2 Tu 4:00pm -6:00pm 263012 ML King Sw Ctr 3/4 Th 4:00pm -6:00pm 263013 ML King Sw Ctr 3/14 Su 9:00am -11:00am 18 Sessions $430.00 262976 Montgomery AqC 3/2 Tu, Th 6:00pm -7:30pm Dive Team (GISC/MAC): Registration for this program is limited to invitation only. Participants must attend a minimum of 5 practices per week and must meet strength and flexibility requirements as well as skill requirements. 55 Sessions $995 262971 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M-F 3:00pm - 6:00pm 262972 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M-F 5:30pm - 8:00pm 262992 Germantown ISC 3/1 M-F 12:00pm - 3:00pm 262993 Germantown ISC 3/1 M-F 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Competitive Programs Swim Lessons

(MDC) is an advanced age-group competitive diving program offered at MLK, MAC, OSC and GISC. Divers prepare to compete in local and national level meets. An introductory level tower diving program is available at MLK while a full tower training program will be offered at MAC and GISC. AAU registration is required. Visit www. aausports.org to register. Team and pre-team groups are by invitation only. For futher information call MDC at 240765-1760 or email www.montgomerydiveclub.org. Dive Lessons (GISC/MAC/MLK/OSC): In this program there are many prerequisite skills learned on the tumbling mats along with the diving skills. All of these skills must be learned before joining our competitive programs. Each diver will receive a certificate at the end of the session illustrating which skills have been learned. 9 Sessions $125.00 Ages: 6 - 17 263009 Olney Sw Ctr 3/1 M 6:00pm - 6:55pm 3/3 W 6:00pm - 6:55pm 263010 Olney Sw Ctr 263014 ML King Sw Ctr 3/2 Tu 6:00pm - 6:55pm 263015 ML King Sw Ctr 3/4 Th 6:00pm - 6:55pm 263016 ML King Sw Ctr 3/14 Su 11:00am - 11:55am Ages: 5 - 7 2629901 Montgomery AqC 3/2 Tu 4:30pm - 5:25pm 262991 Montgomery AqC 3/4 Th 4:30pm - 5:25pm 263005 Germantown ISC 3/2 Tu 4:30pm - 5:25pm 263006 Germantown ISC 3/4 Th 4:30pm - 5:25pm Ages: 7 - 9 263017 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M 5:30pm - 6:25pm 263018 Montgomery AqC 3/2 Tu 5:30pm - 6:25pm 263019 Montgomery AqC 3/3 W 5:30pm - 6:25pm 263020 Montgomery AqC 3/4 Th 5:30pm -6:25pm 263001 Germantown ISC 3/1 M 6:00pm - 6:55pm 263003 Germantown ISC 3/3 W 6:00pm - 6:55pm 263004 Germantown ISC 3/4 Th 6:00pm - 6:55pm Ages: 9 and older 262985 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M 6:30pm - 7:25pm 262986 Montgomery AqC 3/2 Tu 6:30pm - 7:25pm 262987 Montgomery AqC 3/3 W 6:30pm - 7:25pm 262988 Montgomery AqC 3/4 Th 6:30pm - 7:25pm 262989 Montgomery AqC 3/5 F 630pm - 7:25pm Lessons for Attention Deficit Disorder 263022 Montgomery AqC 3/3 W 4:30pm - 5:25pm 263002 Germantown ISC 3/3 W 5:30pm - 6:25pm Lessons for Hearing Impared 263021 Germantown ISC 3/5 F 5:30pm -6:25pm High School (MAC): These groups are for kids age 14 and older interested in preparing for the team programs in the future or just preparing for high school level and summer league level diving competitions. 9 Sessions $215.00 263023 Montgomery AqC 3/1 M 4:00pm - 5:30pm 263024 Montgomery AqC 3/3 W 4:00pm - 5:30pm 263025 Montgomery AqC 3/5 F 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Montgomery Dive Club

SwiMontgomery

A developmental program for kids 12 and under who have an interest in competitive swimming and want to build a foundation of related skills. All participants and parents should attend the first class. At Olney, students will be assigned groups and start time at the first class. 16 Sessions $180.00 Registration begins 3/8 at 6:30am Instructor:clinics MSTC 270746 Germantown ISC 4/6 Tu, Th 7:30pm - 8:20pm 270747 Montgomery AqC 4/6 Tu, Th 7:20pm - 8:10pm 16 Sessions $180.00 Registration begins 2/16 at 6:30am. Instructor: clinics MSTC 270745 Olney Sw Ctr 3/1 M, W 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Competitive Programs Swim Lessons

These programs help to provide a transition between swim lessons and swim team participation. They also provide a year-round program for the summer swim team member. Payments by Visa or MasterCard must be done on-line or in person at the facility. This is to ensure security of your credit card information.

Developmental Swim Team Training

Montgomery Stroke & Turn Clinic

Montgomery Stroke & Turn Clinic (MSTC) is a Sunday evening program which runs from late October to late May. MSTC’s program is designed for swimmers 5-18 years old who wish to improve their ability to swim the four competitive strokes, learn correct starts and turns, gain strength and have fun. In order to participate, swimmers MUST be able to swim 25 meters of freestlye without stopping. This program will meet for 22 sessions. The program will begin October 25, 2009 and run to May 16, 2010. There will be no clinic on March 28, April 4 , and two other Sundays which will be anounced at the first session. Registration began July 8, 2009. For more information call 240-350-8511. $330.00 30 Sessions Instructor: clinics MSTC 250818 Olney Sw Ctr 10/25 Su 6:00pm - 7:00pm 250819 Olney Sw Ctr 10/25 Su 7:00pm - 8:00pm 250822 M L King Sw Ctr 10/25 Su 6:00pm - 7:00pm 250823 M L King Sw Ctr 10/25 Su 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Pool Operators Course

This course will prepare the student to take the Montgomery County Pool Operators test. Students must be at least 17 years of age. Students must attend all classes. Classes are held at MCRD Building, 4010 Randolph Rd. in the theater. The second class of each session will be held at the Olney Indoor Swim Center. Note: The student must apply to the Department of Health and Human Services for the County Pool Operators License. For further information call 240-777-6860.
5 Sessions 258476 MCRD Offices 258477 MCRD Offices 258478 MCRD Offices 1 Session 258479 Olney Sw Ctr $80 3/29 M - F 7:00pm - 9:30pm 5/3 M, W, Th 7:00pm - 9:30pm 6/1 Tu, W, Th, M 7:00pm - 9:30pm $50 10:00am - 1:00pm

Pool Operators Review Course
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Masters Swim Training

Designed specifically for competitive swimming adults who seek a structured workout with a professional coach. Local or national competition is available for those who wish to compete. Triathletes are welcome. Swimmers need to be proficient in most strokes and advanced enough to circle swim a workout, with an eye toward entering U.S. Masters Swim competition. Training is offered at MLK, MAC, OSC and GISC. For information contact Clay Britt at 301996-7946 or clay@claybrittswimming.com. Payments by Visa or MasterCard must be done on-line or in person at the facility. This is to ensure security of your credit card information. 264871 264872 264873 264874 264875 1 day per week 2 days per week 3 days per week 4 days per week 5 days per week $90 $130 $170 $210 $250

Scuba Instruction
Scuba training will teach safe use of all equipment, such as air tanks, buoyancy control, underwater breathing regulators, and more. Course fee will include use of air tanks, buoyancy control devices, and underwater breathing regulators for all pool training sessions. Necessary skin diving equipment and text will be additional. Contact instructor for more details at 301-610-4988 or Training@ScubaAdventure.org. No equipment is necessary for the first class. Please bring a swim suit, padlock, paper and pen to each class. Note: a swim evaluation will be conducted at the first session. Comfort in the water must be demonstrated.
8 Sessions 271378 Olney SwC M 271380 Germantown ISC Tu 271379 ML King SwC W $250 4/12 4/13 4/7 7:00pm-10:00pm 7:00pm-10:00pm 7:00pm-10:00pm

Practice Schedule
GISC MAC M,W,F Tu, Th Tu, Th F Su Tu, Th Sa M, W 6:30am-7:30am 8:30pm-10:00pm 8:30pm-10:00pm 8:30pm-9:30pm 8:00am-10:00am 8:30pm-10:00pm 7:30am-9:00am 8:30pm-10:00pm

OSC MLK

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Safety Training 2009-2010
Germantown Indoor Swim Center (GISC) 240-777-6830 Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center (MLK) 240-777-8060 Montgomery Aquatic Center (MAC) 240-777-8070 Olney Swim Center (OSC) 240-777-4995
MCRD-Aquatics offers American Red Cross courses for potential Aquatics professionals. Participants must meet all prerequisites and attend ALL sessions. Call the facility for further information.

Lifeguard Training

This course will train you to be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for Professional Rescuer, First Aid and AED. This course includes a pre-course check, which will test the students’ swimming proficiency. Attendance is required at ALL sessions in order to be certified. Certification for Lifeguard Training and First Aid remains current for 3 years, CPR and AED for 1 year. Students MUST be 15 years old by the last day of the course. Proof of age is required at the first class. The pre-course consists of 300 meter swim (100 front crawl, 100 breaststroke, 100 either front crawl or breaststroke); and swim 20 yards (free or breast), surface dive to 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards back to starting position with the object. The first date listed for every Lifeguard Training course is a pre-course. You MUST pass the pre-course to continue.

$175

Montgomery Aquatic Center
LGT 3: Course 255367 Pre-course Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 Sunday Feb. 28, 2010 Wednesday Mar. 3, 10, & 17, 2010 Friday Mar. 5 & 12, 2010 Mar. 7 & 14, 2010 Sunday LGT 4: Course 255368 Pre-course Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 Saturday Mar. 27, 2010 Monday Mar. 29, 2010 Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010 Friday Apr. 2, 2010 Saturday Apr. 3, 2010 LGT 5: Course 255369 Pre-course Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 Sunday Mar. 28, 2010 Tuesday Mar. 30, 2010 Thursday Apr. 1, 2010 Apr. 3, 2010 Saturday Monday Apr. 5, 2010 LGT 6: Course 255370 Pre-course Friday, Apr. 9, 2010 Sunday Apr. 11, 2010 Wednesday Apr. 14, 21, & 28, 2010 Friday Apr. 16 & 23, 2010 Sunday Apr. 18 & 25, 2010 LGT 7: Course 256116 Pre-course Thursday, June 17, 2010 Friday June 18, 2010 Monday June 21, 2010 Tuesday June 22, 2010 Wednesday June 23, 2010 Thursday June 24, 2010 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 8:30am 8:30am 8:30am 8:30am 8:30am 6:30pm 2:30pm 2:30pm 2:30pm 2:30pm 6:00pm 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00pm 3:30pm 9:30pm 9:30pm 12:00pm 9:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 12:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:30pm 9:00pm 3:30pm 9:30pm 9:30pm 12:00pm 9:00pm 3:30pm 3:30pm 3:30pm 3:30pm 12:30pm

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
LGT 3: Course 254717 Pre-course Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 Mar. 29, 2010 Monday Tuesday Mar. 30, 2010 Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010 Thursday Apr. 1, 2010 Friday Apr. 2, 2010 LGT 4: Course 254718 Pre-course Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2010 Sunday Apr. 11, 18, 25, & May 2, 2010 Wednesday Apr. 14 & 21, 2010 LGT 5: Course 254719 Pre-course Wednesday, June 16, 2010 Sunday June 20, 27, July 11 & 18, 2010 Wednesday June 23, 30, & July 7, 2010 8:00pm 2:00pm 2:00pm 2:00pm 2:00pm 2:00pm 9:30pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm

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Indoor Pool Rentals-Parties
GISC, MAC, OSC, and MLK have times available for rental by groups. Party Rooms are available for rent. Contact the pool managers for available times and fees.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center
LGT 4: Course 255267 Pre-course Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 Monday Mar. 29, 2010 Tuesday Mar. 30, 2010 Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010 Thursday Apr. 1, 2010 Friday Apr. 2, 2010 LGT 5: Course 255268 Pre-course Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2010 Saturday Apr. 10, 17, & 24, 2010 Monday Apr. 12, 19, 26, & May 3, 2010 Tuesday Apr. 13, 20, & 27, 2010 LGT 6: Course 255274 Pre-course Saturday, May 1, 2010 Sunday May 2, 9, & 16, 2010 Tuesday May 4, 11, & 18, 2010 Saturday May 8 & 15, 2010 Monday May 10 & 17, 2010 6:30pm 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 6:30pm 9:00am 9:00am 6:30pm 9:00am 6:30pm 9:30pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 3:00pm 9:30pm 12:30pm 9:30pm 9:30pm 12:30pm 12:30pm 9:30pm 12:30pm 9:30pm

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Safety Training Swim Lessons

Olney Swim Center

LGT 3: Course 256969 Pre-course Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 4:00pm Sunday Feb. 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14 & 21, 2010 5:00pm Wednesday Feb. 24, Mar. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2010 6:30pm LGT 4: Course 256970 Pre-course Saturday, Mar. 27, 2010 4:00pm Sunday Mar. 28, 2010 9:00am Monday Mar. 29, 2010 9:00am Tuesday Mar. 30, 2010 9:00am Wednesday Mar. 31, 2010 9:00am Thursday Apr. 1, 2010 9:00am Friday Apr. 2, 2010 9:00am LGT 5: Course 256971 Pre-course Saturday, Apr. 17, 2010 4:00pm Sunday Apr. 18, 25, May 2, 9, & 16, 2010 5:00pm Wednesday Apr. 21, 28, May 5, 12, & 19, 20106:30pm LGT 6: Course 257015 Pre-course Saturday, June 19, 2010 4:00pm Monday June 21, 2010 9:00am Tuesday June 22, 2010 9:00am Wednesday June 23, 2010 9:00am Thursday June 24, 2010 9:00am Friday June 25, 2010 9:00am

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CPR/FPR/AED

This course will certify you in CPR/FPR/AED (for lifeguarding). Participants should be CURRENTLY lifeguard certified by the American Red Cross. Registrants need to bring their own pocket mask and lifeguarding textbook. Pocket masks are available for $15.

$70

Montgomery Aquatic Center
CPR/FPR/AED 2: Course 255372 Tuesday, June 1, 2010 Thursday, June 3, 2010 CPR/FPR/AED 1: Course 254720 Sunday, Mar. 14 & 21, 2010 CPR/FPR/AED 1: Course 258789 Thursday, May 13, 2010 Friday, May 14, 2010 6:00pm 10:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
4:00pm 8:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Swim Center
6:00pm 10:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm

Olney Swim Center

CPR/FPR/AED 1: Course 259091 Saturday, June 12, 2010 Sunday, June 13, 2010

2:00pm 6:00pm 2:00pm 6:00pm

Do we have your e-Mail?
applications. We will be happy to send you the most up-to-date information via e-mail. Please stop by the front desk at one of our indoor pools and provide an e-mail address for you and/or your family account. You can also visit our website at montgomerycountymd.gov/rec for more information.
Registration form on page 176.

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Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Ways to Register for Swim Lessons
RecWeb at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov. Internet users 8 pay theirOnline registration you need additional information, call 240-777-6840. must account in full. If
Online registration is recommended. Please create your family account by February 1. This will ensure that you have your account information and PIN for the registration date. PIN number is needed to register. See below or call 240-777-6840

I Walk in at Aquatics Facilities Registrations can be processed at any of our pools.
Indoor Pool Swim Lesson Registration processing will begin February 17, 2010, at 6:30am.
Non-County residents registration begins February 18. No registrations will be processed before this time.

Please note the following: • Parents...in order to assist us in offering a quality program for your child, we ask that you do not remain at the class unless it is otherwise stated in the description. Experience has shown that children are easily distracted due to their short attention spans. Thank you for your cooperation. • The fee covers only the lessons and no other use of the facility. • Participants may enter the pool area only 10 minutes before the start of class. • Lesson questions should be directed to the facility where you wish to enroll. • Withdrawal policies will be STRICTLY followed and applies to class transfers. • Observation is allowed from designated areas ONLY. At some facilities clear observation may not be possible.

Swim Lessons
Swimming Instruction
Swim lessons for all ages and swimming abilities are offered at indoor pools. Swim lesson fees range from $50 to $60 depending on the level and the number of participants. Non-County residents are charged an additional $15 fee. Children’s Swim Lessons for all levels and ages may be offered in two, three, or six week sessions. Adult Group Lessons for all levels may be offered on weekday evenings or on weekends. PLEASE CHECK EACH POOL’S LISTINGS FOR LESSON SCHEDULE CHANGES, DUE TO FACILITY CONFLICTS. LESSONS WILL BE HELD ON ALL OTHER DAYS THE FACILITY IS OPEN. PLEASE REGISTER ACCORDINGLY.

Swimming Lesson Skills
At each level of swim instruction, various skills will be taught. For a detailed list of specific skills, please inquire at the pool where you will be taking lessons. You may also view our skill cards at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec.
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Screening is available to evaluate the student’s abilities at each pool. Call the pool of your choice and speak to the Lesson Coordinator for evaluation times (bring a suit and towel). Please read the course descriptions carefully. Select the course level for which the student has mastered all the prerequisite skills. By choosing the appropriate level, the student will be more likely to succeed. Please check all course dates to determine which classes will best accommodate their needs. THERE ARE NO MAKE-UPS OR REFUNDS FOR MISSED CLASSES. Courses meet for six 30-minute sessions. NOTE: Lessons will NOT be held on the following dates at each facility due to schedule changes and various facility programming. Lessons WILL BE held on all other days the facilities are open. Please register accordingly. Olney Swim Center Montgomery Aquatic Center March 29 through April 4 March 13 and 14 May 1 and May 2 March 29 through April 4 Germantown Indoor Swim Center Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center February 27 and 28 March1 through 7 March 27 and 28 March 29 through April 4 March 29 through April 4 May 2 May 29 through 31 May 30

Parents overconfident in their child’s swimming ability
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “generally, children are not developmentally ready for swimming lessons until after their fourth birthday. Aquatic programs for infants and toddlers have not been shown to decrease the risk of drowning, and parents should not feel secure that their child is safe in water or safe from drowning after participating in such programs.” Parent assisted classes will help a child adapt and feel comfortable in the water, helping to prepare the childfor future lessons. That doesn’t mean, however, that children should not get swimming instruction. “Some have the misconception that the AAP is saying that no child should have . swimming lessons until they are 4. There are developmental differences with every child.” said Dr. Eric Small, chairman of the AAP Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. What he does stress is that parents should be within arm’s reach of a child, regardless of whether that child has had swimming lessons, until a child is 6 to 8 years old, depending on the child’s swimming ability. “Physically, children are not ready for all the coordination of the motions and the balance in the water at younger ages than 4. Some are not ready until they are 5 or 6,” Dr. Small said. The AAP report on swimming safety states that “children who begin swimming lessons at an earlier age does not translate to a more rapid mastery of aquatic skills or a higher level of swimming proficiency compared with those taking lessons at a later age.” Drowning is a leading cause of unintentional injury and death in the pediatric age group. In the United States, drowning rates are the highest among children ages 1 through 2, according to the AAP. .

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Aquatots

Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Designed for children 18 months - 3 years of age. Basic water adjustment skills are taught. Infants/ children who are not toilet trained MUST wear separate rubber/vinyl pants. An adult in a swimsuit must accompany EACH student in the water. Class size is limited to 10 parent/child registrations. $50 6 Sessions 270531 270527 270528 270529 270530 270536 270532 270533 270534 270535 269879 269880 269881 269882 269883 269884 269885 269886 269887 269895 269888 269889 269890 269891 269892 269893 269894 272147 272148 272149 272150 272151 272152 272153 272154 272142 272143 272144 272146 272155 272156 272157 272166 272158 272159 272160 272161 272162 272163 272164 272165

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Olney Swim Center
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Olney Swim Center
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Pre-School

Designed for children 3-5 years of age. Basic water adjustment continues, but simple water skills are now emphasized. Infants/children who are not toilet trained MUST wear separate rubber/vinyl pants. An adult in a swimsuit must accompany EACH student in the water. Class size is limited to 10 parent/child registrations. 6 Sessions $50 270541 270537 270538 270539 270540 270546 270542 270543 270544 270545 269980 269982 269983 269984 269985 269986 269987 269988 269997 269998 269989 269990 269991 269992 269993 269994 269995 269996

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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5:30pm - 6:00pm 11:05am -11:35am 1:05pm - 1:35pm 10:25am -10:55am 11:45am -12:15pm 5:30am - 6:00pm 11:05am -11:35am 1:05pm - 1:35pm 10:25am -10:55am 11:45am -12:15pm

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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11:40am -12:10pm 12:00pm -12:30pm 10:10am -10:40am 5:10pm - 5:40pm 5:50pm - 6:20pm 6:30pm - 7:00pm 5:50pm - 6:20pm 9:30am -10:00am 11:00am -11:30am 11:40am -12:10pm 10:40am -11:10am 12:00pm -12:30pm 9:30am -10:00am 5:50pm - 6:20pm 5:10pm - 5:40pm 6:30pm - 7:00pm 5:10pm - 5:40pm 5:50pm - 6:20pm

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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Olney Swim Center

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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Designed for children 4-6 years old. Parents DO NOT accompany children. This class is for students who need to learn basic water adjustment skills. Class size is limited to 5 students. $59 6 Sessions 270558 270559 270560 270547 270548 270549 270551 270552 270553 270554 270555 270556 270557 270561 270562 270563 270566 270564 270565 270578 270579 270580 270567 270568 270569 270570 270571 270572 270573 270574 270575 270576 270577 270584

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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We offer many levels of swim lessons - one is perfect for your child.
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Olney Swim Center

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Pre-Beginner Level 2

Designed for children 4-6 years old. Parents DO NOT accompany children. This class is for students who are already water adjusted. Students must be able to submerge for 3 seconds and float on their front. Class size is limited to 6 students. 6 Sessions $57 271083 271084 271085 271073 271074 271075 271076 271077 271078 271079 271081 271082 271086 271087 271088 271089 271090 271091 271102 271103 271483 271092 271093 271094 271095 271096 271097 271098 271099 271100 271101 271104 271105 271106

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Sa 9:30am -10:10am Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 10:50am -11:20am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Sa 12:50pm - 1:20pm Sa 12:50pm - 1:20pm Su 9:30am -10:00am Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 10:50am -11:20am Su 11:30am -12:00pm Su 11:30am -12:00pm Tu 5:55pm - 6:25pm Tu 6:30pm - 7:00pm Th 5:55pm - 6:25pm Th 6:30pm - 7:00pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm Tu 5:55pm - 6:25pm Tu 6:30pm - 7:00pm Th 5:55pm - 6:25pm Th 6:30pm - 7:00pm Sa 9:30am -10:00am Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Sa 12:50pm - 1:20pm Sa 12:50pm - 1:20pm Su 9:30am -10:00am Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 10:50am -11:20am Su 11:30am -12:00pm Su 11:30am -12:00pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm

Go Green with Recreation!
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Swim Lessons

Pre-Beginner Level 3

Designed for children 4-6 years old. Parents DO NOT accompany children. This class is for students who can already swim a combined stroke on their front and back, using a kick and arm stroke for a minimum of 5 yards. Class size is limited to 6 students. 6 Sessions $57 271230 271223 271224 271225 271226 271227 271228 271229 271231 271232 271233 271234 271235 271236 271244 271237 271238 271239 271240 271241 271242 271243 271245 271246 271247

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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M 5:30pm - 6:00pm Sa 9:45am -10:15am Sa 10:25am -10:55am Sa 12:25pm -12:55pm Sa 1:05pm - 1:35pm Su 10:25am -10:55am Su 11:05am -11:35am Su 11:45am -12:15pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm M 5:30pm - 6:00pm Sa 9:45am -10:15am Sa 10:25am -10:55am Sa 11:45am -12:15pm Sa 12:25pm -12:55pm Su 11:05am -11:35am Su 11:45am -12:15pm Su 12:25pm -12:55pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm Tu, Th 5:30pm - 6:00pm

Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Olney Swim Center

Sa 9:30am -10:00am Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Su 9:30am -10:00am Su 10:10am -10:40am M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm Sa 9:30am -10:00am Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Su 9:30am -10:00am Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm

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Youth Level 1

Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who need to learn basic water adjustment skills. Class size is limited to 8 students. $52 6 Sessions 271332 271328 271329 271330 271331 271336 271333 271334 271335 270008 270009 270010 270011 270017 270012 270013 270014 270015 270016 272304 272302 272303 272305 272306 272307 272066 272067 272068 272071 272070 272069 272073 272072

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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6:10pm - 6:40pm 10:25am -10:55am 12:25pm -12:55pm 10:25am -10:55am 11:05am -11:35am 6:10pm - 6:40pm 10:25am -10:55am 1:05pm - 1:35pm 10:25am -10:55am 11:40am -12:10pm 10:40am -11:10am 7:10pm - 7:40pm 5:10pm - 5:40pm 11:00am -11:30am 10:40am -11:10am 7:10pm - 7:40pm 7:50pm - 8:20pm 5:10pm - 5:40pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 6:10pm - 6:40pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 9:40am -10:10am 1:00pm - 1:30pm 9:40am -10:10am 6:10pm - 6:40pm

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Pre-Beginner Level 4

Designed for children 4-6 years old. Parents DO NOT accompany children. This class is for students who can already swim a coordinated front and back crawl for 15 yards (the width of the pool) and are comfortable in deep water. Class size is limited to 6 students. 6 Sessions $57 271323 271324 271325 271326 271327 269971 269972 269974 269973 269975 269976 272270 272275 272266 272267 272268 272269 272272 272271 272273 272274 272040 272041 272042 272045 272043 272044

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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11:45am -12:15pm 1:05pm - 1:35pm 11:05am -11:35am 11:05am -11:35am 11:05am -11:35am 10:40am -11:10am 4:30pm - 5:00pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 10:15am -10:45am 11:20am -11:50am 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Olney Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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6:10pm - 6:40pm 6:10pm - 6:40pm 11:00am -11:30am 12:20pm -12:50pm 11:00am -11:30am 11:40am -12:10pm 12:20pm -12:50pm 11:00am -11:30am 11:00am -11:30am 11:40am -12:10pm

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Sa 9:30am -10:00am Su 10:10am -10:40am M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm Tu 6:30pm - 7:00pm Sa 9:30am -10:00am Sa 10:00am -10:30am M, W 6:25pm - 6:55pm

Olney Swim Center

Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Su 9:30am -10:00am

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Swim Lessons

Youth Level 2

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who are already water adjusted. Students must be able to submerge for 3 seconds and float on their front. Class size is limited to 8 students. 6 Sessions $52 271477 271473 271474 271475 271476 271482 271478 271479 271480 271481 270022 270023 270024 270025 270029 270026 270027 270028 272312 272308 272309 272310 272311 272313 272314 272315 272316 272317 272074 272075 272076 272077 272078 272083 272082 272079 272080 272081 272084

Youth Level 3

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who can already swim a combined stroke on their front and back, using a kick and arm stroke for a minimum of 5 yards. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $50 271488 271484 271485 271486 271487 271492 271489 271490 271491 270030 270031 270032 270033 270036 270037 270034 270035 272318 272319 272320 272321 272322 272323 272324 272325 272326 272327 272085 272086 272087 272088 272089 272094 272090 272091 272092 272093 272095

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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5:30pm - 6:00pm 9:45am -10:15am 11:05am -11:35am 9:45am -10:15am 11:45am -12:15pm 5:30pm - 6:00pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 1:05pm - 1:35pm 9:45am -10:15am 11:45am -12:15pm 11:00am -11:30pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 12:00pm -12:30pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 11:40am -12:10pm 11:20am -11:50am 7:10pm - 7:40pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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6:10pm - 6:40pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 1:05pm - 1:35pm 10:25am -10:55am 12:25pm -12:55pm 6:10pm - 6:40pm 9:45am -10:15am 11:05am -11:35am 10:25am -10:55am 10:15am -10:45am 11:40am -12:10pm 11:20am -11:50am 7:50pm - 8:20pm 11:40am -12:10pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 11:20am -11:50am 7:50pm - 8:20pm

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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5:30pm - 6:00pm 10:20am -10:50am 12:20pm -12:50pm 11:40am -12:10pm 12:20pm -12:50pm 10:20am -10:50am 12:20pm -12:50pm 11:40am -12:10pm 12:20pm -12:50pm 5:30pm - 6:00pm

9:40am -10:10am 11:00am -11:30am 11:40am -12:10pm 10:20am -10:50am 11:00am -11:30am 9:40am -10:10am 11:00am -11:30am 11:40am -12:10pm 10:20am -10:50am 11:00am -11:30am

Olney Swim Center
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Olney Swim Center
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2/20 2/20 2/21 2/21 3/1 3/22 4/17 4/17 4/18 4/18 4/26

Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 10:50am -11:20am Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 11:30am -12:00pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm W, M 7:05pm - 7:35pm Sa 10:10am -10:40am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Su 10:10am -10:40am Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm

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Youth Level 5

Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who can swim 1 length of front and back crawl, 15 yards of elementary backstroke in good form, tread water, and dive into and swim in deep water. Class size is limited to 10 students. $50 6 Sessions 271579 271580 271581 271582 271583 271584

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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11:05am -11:35am 11:45am -12:15pm 11:05am -11:35am 11:45am -12:15pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 11:05am -11:35am

Youth Level 4

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who can already swim a coordinated front and back crawl for 15 yards (across the width of the pool) and are comfortable in deep water. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $50 271573 271574 271575 271576 271577 271578 270038 270039 270040 270042 270043 270041 272328 272329 272330 272331 272332 272333 272334 272335 272096 272097 272098 272099 272103 272100 272101 272102 272104

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Martin Luther King Swim Center
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12:20pm -12:50pm 10:40am -11:10am 7:50pm - 8:20pm 11:00am -11:30am 12:20pm -12:50pm 10:00am -10:30am 7:50pm - 8:20pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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11:45am -12:15pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 1:05pm - 1:35pm 12:25pm -12:55pm

Olney Swim Center

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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12:20pm -12:50pm 10:00am -10:30am 7:50pm - 8:20pm 10:15am -10:45am 12:20pm -12:50pm 12:00pm -12:30pm 11:40am -12:10pm 11:00am -11:30am 12:20pm -12:50pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 11:40am -12:10pm 11:00am -11:30am 12:20pm -12:50pm 1:00pm -1:30pm

Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Sa 12:50pm - 1:20pm Su 11:30am -12:00pm M, W 7:45pm - 8:15pm

Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Youth Level 6

Designed for children at least 6 years old. These classes are primarily taught in the Main Pool (3 1/2 ft and deeper). This class is for students who can swim 2 lenghts of front and back crawl in good form and 15 yards of breaststroke. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $50

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Olney Swim Center
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2/20 2/20 2/21 3/1 3/22 4/17 4/17 4/18 4/26

Sa 10:50am -11:20am Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm Sa 11:30am -12:00pm Sa 12:10pm -12:40pm Su 10:50am -11:20am M, W 7:05pm - 7:35pm

12:25pm -12:55pm 11:45am -12:15pm 12:25pm -12:55pm 9:45am -10:15am 1:00pm - 1:30pm 7:50pm - 8:20pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 10:40am -11:10am

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Swim Lessons

Adult Level 2

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who are already water adjusted. Students must be able to submerge for 3 seconds and float on their front. Class size is limited to 10 students. $57 6 Sessions 271601 271599 271600 271604 271602 271603 269578 269579 269580 269583 269581 269582

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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6:10pm - 6:40pm 10:25am -10:55am 9:45am -10:15am 6:10pm - 6:40pm 10:25am -10:55am 9:45am -10:15am

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center

10:00am -10:30am 8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm 1:00pm - 1:30pm 10:00am -10:30am 8:30pm - 9:00pm 10:20am -10:50am 10:20am -10:50am

Olney Swim Center

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Adult Level 1

2/20 2/23 4/13 4/17

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11:30am -12:00pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 7:45pm - 8:15pm 11:30am -12:00pm

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who are fearful of the water and/or may have had a bad experience in the water. Basic water adjustment skills will be taught. Screening is available to evaluate the students abilities.Class size is limited to 6 students. 6 Sessions $59 271595 271593 271594 271598 271596 271592 269575 269573 269574 269576 269577 272121 272122 272123 272125 272126 272124 271894 271896 271895 271897

Adult Level 3

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who can already swim a combine stroke on their front and back, using a kick and arm stroke for a minimum of 5 yards. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $57 271605 271606 271607 271608 269584 269585 269587 269586

5:30pm - 6:00pm 11:05am -11:35am 10:25am -10:55am 5:30pm - 6:00pm 11:05am -11:35am 10:25am -10:55am 10:15am -10:45am 8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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9:45am -10:15am 12:25pm -12:55pm 9:45am -10:15am 12:25pm -12:55pm 11:00am -11:30am 8:30pm - 9:00pm 11:00am -11:30am 8:30pm - 9:00pm 9:40am -10:10am 9:40am -10:10am

Martin Luther King Swim Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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8:30pm - 9:00pm 11:00am -11:30am 10:20am -10:50am 11:00am -11:30am 10:20am -10:50am 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Olney Swim Center

2/20 2/25 4/13 4/17

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12:10pm -12:40pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 7:10pm - 7:40pm 12:10pm -12:40pm

Olney Swim Center

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Adult Swim for Conditioning 1

Swim Lessons Swim Lessons

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who can swim 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke, breastroke. Students will further refine technical skills and learn to develop their own conditioning program. Class size limited to 15 students. $57 6 Sessions 272137 Montgomery Aq Ctr 272138 Montgomery Aq Ctr

Montgomery Aquatic Center
2/22 4/19 M M

8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Adult Swim for Conditioning 2

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who can swim 50 meters of freestyle. This class will provide technical training and is an opportunity for prospective lifeguards to establish swimming proficiency. Class size limited to 15 students. $57 6 Sessions

Adult Level 4

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who can already swim a coordinated front and back crawl for 15 yards (across width of the pool) and are comfortable in deep water. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $57

272139 Montgomery Aq Ctr 272140 Montgomery Aq Ctr

Montgomery Aquatic Center
2/22 4/19 M M

8:30pm - 9:00pm 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Adapted Aquatics

Germantown Indoor Swim Center
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Martin Luther King Swim Center
2/25 4/22 2/23 2/28 4/18 4/20 Th Th Tu Su Su Tu

This is a learn-to-swim program for children ages 4 to 15 who have special needs. These classes are taught in a small group environment. Each child will have an assigned volunteer with them at all times. All participants must fill out and sign the information and release form at the first class. Students will not be able to participate until this form is on file. Students are allowed to be registered for ONLY one (1) class per session. Class size is limited to 8 students. 6 Sessions $55 272117 272118 272119 272120

Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Montgomery Aquatic Center
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9:45am -10:25am 10:35am -11:15am 10:35am -11:15am 9:45am -10:25am

Olney Swim Center
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Adult Level 5

Designed for teenagers and adults (14 years and older) who can swim 1 length of front and back crawl, 15 yards of elementary back stroke in good form, tread water, and dive into and swim in deep water. Class size is limited to 10 students. 6 Sessions $57 272135 Montgomery Aq Ctr 272136 Montgomery Aq Ctr 271910 Olney Sw Ctr

Montgomery Aquatic Center
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Early Release Days Means Fun!
Half-Day Events
Wanna do something fun on an early release day? Come play with us at a half day special event for middle school students. Activities include a swim party, ice skating, and bowling.

Teens in Charge Volunteer!
Earn those Student Service Learning Hours. MCRD is looking for teen volunteers 14 and older to make a difference in our county.

Regional Teen Activities
Recreation Centers host Friday night “After Hours” fun for Middle School Students
What teen doesn’t want to “Hang Out” on a Friday night? After Hours programs for middle school students are a great place to spend time with your friends, while enjoying fun activities such as sports, video games, arts and crafts, and special events.

BIG BUDDY

Spend three hours a week enriching a child in need. High school students will pair up with children from a homeless shelter for recreational, educational and community service activities. Enjoy fun and exciting monthly trips with your little buddy to Seneca Creek State Park, ice skating and other destinations.

Youth Advisory Committee

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Get involved! The Youth Advisory Committee plans safe, fun events for MC teens. Battle of the Bands and the Tobacco Free Sports Challenge are just two YAC sponsored events. Make a difference by participating in a YAC-sponsored Community Service project.

Register online at montgomerycountymd.gov/rec)

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High School Sports Academies
Here’s your chance to be a part of a group of TEENS IN CHARGE!
Join your friends at Blair, Einstein, Paint Branch, Seneca Valley, Springbrook, or Wheaton, as we play basketball, soccer, lift weights and more. Homework help and special programs for girls are also available. Enjoy special events, pizza, games and prizes.

Teens In Charge Swim Lessons

Under-21 Special Events
Exciting activities are being planned
Good, good, good, good vibrations are what you’ll experience as you join us for our Under 21 Teen Events. Coffee Houses, Poetry slams, and movie nights are just a few of the exciting activities being offered.

RecExtra...for middle schools
Not ready for the day to end? Need a little more time with your friends? RecExtra after school activities are the perfect answer. Join the fun with activities like bowing, sports, arts, step dance and special event trips. Talk to your After-School Activities Coordinator for more information.

Career Quest
Explore careers and social issues! Participants will take field trips and perform service projects centered on a professional and service theme. Session I explores careers in culinary careers and the issue of hunger. Session II focuses on media and the arts.

Loiederman Middle School

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6/28-7/2 7/12-7/16

9:00 am- 4:00 pm 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

$100 $100

Leadership Challenge
Are you ready for the Leadership Challenge? Participants will learn leadership skills while performing service projects to promote conflict resolution and violence prevention (Session I) and Intergenerational Relationships (Session II). Please note that program themes are subject to change. Call 240-777-6900 for updated information.

Loiederman Middle School

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Teens in the Community
Teen Staff on the Move!
The Recreation Department employees who manage our Teen programs have moved to a Recreation building near you! Because our Teens staffers work so closely with schools and community groups, it made sense for them to move their offices out of our main Administration building and into our Regional office facilities. For information about Teens programs in your area, contact the Recreation Regional Office for your area.

Trips Games Special Events Tournaments Dances Homework Help

Down County Region
(Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac, Friendship Heights, West Silver Spring) 11315 Falls Road Potomac, MD 20854 240-777-6900

Mid-County Region
(Aspen Hill, Brookeville, Olney, Sandy Spring, Wheaton, Silver Spring) 4010 Randolph Road moving to the new facility in Layhill in 2010) Silver Spring, MD 20902 240-777-4930

Eastern Region
(Briggs Chaney, Burtonsville, Fairland, NE Silver Spring) 14906 Old Columbia Pike Burtonsville, MD 20866 240-777-4980

Upcounty Region
(Damascus, Darnestown, Dufief/Travilah, Montgomery Village, Poolesville, Redland, Upper Montgomery County) 12900 Middlebrook Road Germantown, MD 20874 240-777-6940 You can also check our website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec (under Programs, select “Teens”).

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Arts Classes
Beginning March 22, 2010

Spring 2010

Classes and workshops for all ages & abilities!

Join us for a wide variety of classes in dance, music, theater arts and visual arts. Ballet, hip-hop, acting, piano, violin, painting, cartooning and more — there’s a class here that’s just right for you.
Here’s a sampling of what we offer at BlackRock: Youth Drama Kids Violin Cartooning Hip-hop All Levels Guitar Piano Ballet Tap Adult Ballroom Dancing Dance Fitness Fusion Watercolors All That Jazz Spotlight: Musical Theater

And don’t forget our summer camps: Arts Camps for campers entering grades 3-8; Adventures in the Arts for age four through grade 2; Magic Camp and Ballet Dance. For more information call 301.528.2260 or visit www.blackrockcenter.org
(Limited scholarships are available.)

BlackRock Center for the Arts2901 Town Commons Drive Germantown, MD 20874

We Want You!
Part-time Staff are needed to lead a wide variety of activities. Become part of our team! Call 240-777-6840 for an application. Contractual Instructors are needed to instruct professional quality classes for all ages. Send a resume and class proposal to: Montgomery County Recreation Department Contracts 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902

Volunteer this Spring!

• Lead or assist in children’s activities • Support your local community center • Work with individuals with disabilities • Provide administrative support • Help with senior adult programs • Serve on the advisory board • Make special events successful!

Become part of our team!
Just call the team you want to work with.

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Learn it... Love it... Live it...

With Hundreds of Classes and Workshops For All Ages...

Our Spring Classes Make Good Scents!

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Put a Spring In Your Step!

Tiptoe Through Our Field of Choices
Spring Classes Closing Schedule
Classes will not meet Monday, March 29 - Monday, April 5 (Spring Break) Monday, May 31

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Spring Break Classes

Arts & Crafts for Youth & Families
All art classes taught by professional artist. Please read class descriptions carefully for required material information. Teens may also meet age requirements in some Arts & Crafts classes for Adults. Adults may register for some youth classes if age appropriate. Learn. Create. Dream.

Spring Break Classes

Youth Arts
Club Holiday
Ages 4-6: Have fun and try something different! Explore pottery, painting, sculpture and other media. $5 material fee due instructor at class. Warning - this class fills quickly! 8 Sessions $69 Instructor: Create Arts Center 272743 Create Arts Center 4/11 Su 10:00am -11:00am 4/11 Su 11:30am -12:30pm 272744 Create Arts Center Ages 5-10: All the fun you had in Art in the Park Summer Camp now offered all year long. Learn about great nature artists from around the world and explore different types of mediums to make art based on our natural environment; animals, plants, recycling and more. Enjoy using different materials including pastels, paper, recycled materials, beads, feathers, shells, pebbles and so much more. $10 material fee due to instructor at first class. $50 6 Sessions Instructor: Sandra Aresta 272595 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 4:30pm - 5:15pm 272596 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 4:30pm - 5:15pm Ages 4-8: ¡Ole! Join us as we explore wonderful Spain while speaking in Spanish! This class is entirely conducted in Spanish as you explore the beauty of Spain through music, art, culture, games, literature and so much more. Each class also includes a different art project each week and flamenco dancing. !Vamos Amigos! $10 material fee due to instructor at class. 9 Sessions $79 Instructor: Sandra Aresta 272593 Germantown CC 4/16 F 4:15pm - 5:00pm 272594 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/16 F 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Sunday Studio w/CREATE

Ages 3-12: Your Cruise Director will provide time to enjoy age appropriate sports, games, arts & crafts plus time to chat and visit with your friends. Features organized activities as well as special events. Club Holiday fits into everyone’s schedule! Participants choose the activities based on their own needs. Sports include soccer, basketball, hockey and others. In addition, we’ll have games as well as non-competitive activities designed for everyone’s enjoyment. Bring a bag lunch. Price includes all materials. Note: Little Skippers ages 3-5 will rotate through age appropriate activities and may only register for the half-day session! For more information go to www.ctikids.com. $106 5 Sessions Instructor: CTI - Kids - Coach Doug 274446 Potomac CC 3/29 M–F 9:30am -12:30pm 274447 Potomac CC 3/29 M–F 9:30am - 3:30pm 274448 Germantown CC 3/29 M–F 9:30am -12:30pm 274449 Germantown CC 3/29 M–F 9:30am - 3:30pm

Art in the Park All Year Long!

Little Linguists goes to Spain!

Club Holiday Extended Day

Ages 3-12: Children registered for Club Holiday, are eligible to register for an extended day program for an additional fee. The extended program provides supervised informal recreational activities for participants before and after Club Holiday. Half day participants are eligible for AM sessions only. 5 Sessions $26 Instructor: CTI Kids-Coach Doug 275454 Potomac CC 3/29 M-F 7:30am-9:30am 275456 Germantown CC 3/29 M-F 7:30am-9:30am 5 Sessions $32 275455 Potomac CC 3/29 M-F 3:30pm-6:00pm 275457 Germantown CC 3/29 M-F 3:30pm-6:00pm Ages 6 -12. Girls only fitness is fun and something girls can do with friends. Girls keep their minds and bodies moving in this new camp that encourages them to feel good about themselves, get that needed exercise and enhance their physical fitness. Girls Only Fitness encourages girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through aerobics, yoga stretching and meditation. Each day includes an up-lifting work out and a variety of activities rich in fun, selfrespect, joy, gratitude and positive thoughts. Get the Girls into Fitness. Clinic is held indoor and outdoor at PCC. Fee includes all equipment. Bring water bottle and light snack. Contact instructor with questions Arnie at Arnskates2@aol.com 5 Sessions $175 Instructor: Arnola A. Reilly 274077 Wisconsin Place CRC 3/29 M–F 9:00am -12:30pm

Girls Only Fitness Clinic

broad strokes will be the heart of this fun workshop. Learn about master artists such as O’Keefe, Bearden, Khalo and Lawrence and a hands-on studio project completed in the style of the featured artist. $15 material fee due to instructor at the first class. 4 Sessions $39 Instructor: Whitney Sweet 273889 Gwendolyn Coffield CC 4/27 Tu 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273890 Potomac CC 4/29 Th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Arts Alive! ®5-10: Blending art history, and studio art with Ages
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Ages 6-12: Must be six by the start of class. Learning to draw can be great fun especially when we create silly characters, funny expressions, and drawing sequences that tell a joke! Our innovative drawing method along with lighthearted subject matter will engage your sense of humor and your vivid imagination. Material fee is included in the class fee. 6 Sessions $80 Instructor: Young Rembrandts 273605 Wheaton CC 4/10 Sa 10:00am -11:00am 273602 Wheaton CC 4/12 M 6:30pm - 7:30pm 273603 Germantown CC 4/14 W 5:00pm - 6:00pm 273604 Potomac CC 4/29 Th 6:15pm - 7:15pm

Arts & Crafts for Youth & Families

Draw & Clay

Ages 4-10: 4 Sessions $39 Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo Landscapes: Create landscapes on clay tile and then paint landscapes on paper. $10 material fee due to instructor. . 272693 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 5:00pm - 6:00pm 272695 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 5:30pm - 6:30pm Dinosaurs! Study different types of dinosaurs, their habitat, and then create their image in clay. 10 material fee due to instructor at class. 272694 Bauer Drive CC 5/12 W 5:00pm - 6:00pm 272696 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/13 Th 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Cartooning with Young Rembrandts

Drawing Made Easy

Ages 5-10: Fun lessons guide you step by step to draw awesome pictures and learn important skills. Please bring crayons, colored pencils, No. 2 pencils, erasers and paper to the first class. Warning - this class fills quickly! 8 Sessions $69 Instructor: Pyper H. Dixon 272504 East County CC 4/10 Sa 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Kids Pottery with CREATE

Adventures in Art

Ages 5 - 8: Create exciting works of art using different types of media and techniques. Focus on drawing, painting, and compostion. $5 material fee due on first day, additional supply list provided on first day. 5 Sessions $45 Instructor: Ms. B 272349 Longwood CC 4/10 Sa 10:00am -11:00am Ages 6-10: Use color, shape and line to express emotions and creative ideas; objects are simplified and deconstructed. The art that results is very personal and unique. Draw, paint and voila - a masterpiece! $10 material fee due to instructor at class. 8 Sessions $69 Instructor: Pyper H. Dixon 272506 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 7:30pm 272507 Damascus CRC 4/15 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Ages 7-12: Both sculpture and pottery will be created as you learn hand building methods of clay construction; pinch, coil, and slab. Explore decorative techniques including glaze application, water-on-clay color, and other unusual finishes. No wheel throwing but lots of fun projects. Projects are fired in a kiln on our premises. Produce several finished items. $20 material fee due to instructor at class. 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Create Arts Center 272749 Create Arts Center 4/9 F 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Dynamic Art

Modern Masterpieces

Ages 7-12: Easy step by step instructions. Learn the elements and principles of design. Paints, paper, chalk, pastels, markers, glue and much more. If you like bright colors, lines, shapes and textures, they will work together like words to make visual sentences. Projects like Crazy Cactus, Blazing Banyan tree and Reptile Relief and more. Call 240-593-4404 for supplies to bring to first day. An addtional $10 material fee due to instructor on the first day of class. 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Pyper H. Dixon 272508 Wheaton CC 4/14 W 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Cartooning with CREATE

Draw and Paint w/CREATE

Ages 8-12: Learn some of the basic techniques of drawing, such as looking and replicating simple 3-dimensional figures into a 2-dimensional format, using color to express feeling and emotions, creating expressive lines and shapes. There will be opportunities to have fun and learn through hands on experiences. $10 material fee due to instructor at class. 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Create Arts Center 272745 Create Arts Center 4/13 Tu 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Ages 8-13: Many students are attracted to the excitement and story telling possibilities of cartooning. In this class, you will have the opportunity to create your own characters, story line and dialogue. Learn how to create a sense of time, three dimensional space and sequence of events. Maybe even create your own comic book! 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Create Arts Center 273175 Create Arts Center 4/9 F 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Pottery 1-2-3 for Kids

Ages 8&Up: Join the fun and discover hand-building and wheel work with low fire clay and glazes. Last class all glazing and no clay work, pick up one week after last class. $35 material fee includes clay, tools, firing and glazes. See adult arts and crafts for a Pottery 1-2-3 for teens and adults. 4 Sessions $69 Instructor: Abigail Dion 273700 Damascus CRC 4/28 W 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Go Green with Recreation!
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Family Programs

Arts & Crafts for Youth & Families

An adult is required to register and participate with the child.

Family Pottery with CREATE

Ages 6&Up: Adult participation and registration required with the child. Registration required for all participants. Learn the hand building methods of clay construction (pinch, coil, slab, and decorative techniques), and create sculptures and pottery using these methods, and finish them with decorative techniques and glazing. Projects are fired in a kiln on our premises. You will produce several finished works of art. Older children and adults can work together or independently. Younger students will need help and supervision from the parent, while the instructor teaches the parent to help the child. Each person will finish many projects. $20 material fee per person due to instructor at class. No wheel instruction. 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Create Art Center 272747 Create Arts Center 4/11 Su 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Watercolor Fun

Ages 8-12: Still life, landscapes, abstracts, dinosaurs and more. Explore a variety of watercolor techniques to paint just about anything! Bring markers, pencil, eraser, watercolor pad, brushes, watercolor paints. $5 material fee due instructor at first class. Additional supply list provided at first class. 6 Sessions $70 Instructor: B.J. Asher 270626 Bauer Drive CC 4/27 Tu 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Acrylic Painting Fun for Kids

St Patty’s Day Family Fun Walk

Ages 10-14: Draw and paint landscapes, flowers, animals and abstracts with acrylic paints. Explore new techniques of acrylic painting working on your choice of subjects. Open to all levels.$5 material fee due instructor at first class. Supply list provided on first day. 6 Sessions $70 Instructor: B.J. Asher 270625 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/1 Sa 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Oil Painting for Fun

Ages 10-14: Discover techniques of oil painting on canvas. Focus on composition and perspective, then paint flowers, landscapes, or abstracts of your choice. Finish two projects. $5 material fee due instructor. Additional supply list provided on first class. 6 Sessions $70 Instructor: B.J. Asher 270624 Wheaton CC 4/28 W 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Ages 2-6: Join in the healthy and fun festivities in this St Patrick’s Day celebration! Parents and children will follow the trail of Lively the Leprechaun, who when captured, will lead them to the treasure of healthiness! St Paddy’s day crafts and a healthy snack will add to festivities. No need to be Irish for this Heart Smart Trail activity! Program is free but registration is required! Check in begins promptly at 9:30am. Strollers are welcome.

$3 per child

Painting with Watercolors

Ages 7&Up:Challenge your artistic boundaries with fun painting exercises. Learn how to apply watercolor in new ways and add other Mediums. Lots of demonstrations to help you put your paintings together. Great activity for families! Material list on confirmation or Call 240-777-6870 to obtain the material list. 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Pyper H. Dixon 272351 East County CC 4/17 Sa 1:00pm - 2:30pm Ages 10&Up: A perfect class for older kids and adults to explore different drawing skills. Come find the artist in you! Great fun for families. Please register quickly for this popular class. Contact the instructor at 240-593-4404 for supply list. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Pyper H. Dixon 272502 East County CC 4/10 Sa 10:15am -12:15pm

Brookside Gardens Wednesday, March 17 10:00am -12:30pm Register for course # 274997 Call 240-777-6821 for details!

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Arts & Crafts for Adults

Arts & Crafts for Adults
All art classes taught by professional artists. Please read class descriptions carefully for required material information. Teens are welcome to register if age appropriate. Adults may also register with their children in Family classes under Arts & Crafts for Youth & Families. Learn. Create. Dream.

buying more paint and still not having the perfect color! Learn how to create the perfect background or how to paint red roses that aren’t all the same boring shade. Call Penny at 301-989-1799 for supply list. $50 3 Sessions Instructor: Penny Kritt 271677 Kritt Studio 5/17 M 10:00am -12:00pm 5/17 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm 271678 Kritt Studio

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ones or just have fun! Drawing! Watercolor! Pottery! You will learn in a CREATive environment. All experience levels welcome. $10 material fee due to instructor at first class. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Create Arts Center 273177 Create Arts Center 4/12 M 10:00am -12:00pm

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Acrylics. The fast and fun way to learn how to mix the perfect color and where to use it. In two days, you’ll learn techniques to take your art to the next level of sophistication. Call instructor at 301-989-1799 for supply list. $85 2 Sessions Instructor: Penny Kritt 271684 Kritt Studio 4/24 Sa, Su 10:00am - 3:00pm

that every artist needs. Get help to create the perfect composition. Each week begins with a lecture. Beginners can draw or paint and learn the basics. Advanced painters will love the more technical discussions of technique and material selection. Acrylics or watercolor? Large format or miniature? Tips on framing or entering art shows. Questions? Call Penny at 301/989-1799. $105 6 Sessions Instructor: Penny Kritt 271683 Kritt Studio 4/13 Tu 1:00pm - 3:00pm Ages 12&Up: Discover how to unhinge preconception and draw what you see. Sharpen your powers of observation with a variety of exercises and see what you can create! Bring drawing paper, pencils (HB,B1,B4), ruler, erasers or $20 for materials fee due instructor. $5 hand out fee due to instructor at class. $99 8 Sessions Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo 270875 Potomac CC 4/12 M 5:30pm - 7:00pm Ages 12&Up: If you have taken a beginner class with Yolanda Prinsloo in the past or have drawing experience. Build on perceptions of drawing and explore new techniques in pencil, color pencil and/ or watercolor. $20 material fee due to instructor at first class or see the material list on our website (or call 240-777-6870 for list). Materials are also on the confirmation, 8 Sessions $99 Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo 270876 Potomac CC 4/12 M 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Ages 18&Up: All levels welcome. Watercolors or acrylics. In two days, learn how to lay out a painting. Define a focal point and make the rest complement it. Tell an entire story instead of painting just one object. Great for abstract painters, too. Call instructor at 301-989-1799 for supply list. 2 Sessions $85 Instructor: Penny Kritt 271685 Kritt Studio 5/15 Sa, Su 10:00am - 3:00pm

Painting Flowers with Kritt

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Ages 18&Up: All Levels: It’s easy to use watercolors or acrylics to paint blossoms at their peak. Do individual flowers or an entire garden. Find out how to paint leaves and grass that aren’t the same old boring green. Call instructor at 301-989-1799 for supply list. 4 Sessions $69 Instructor: Penny Kritt 271679 Kritt Studio 5/18 Tu 10:00am -12:00pm 271680 Kritt Studio 5/18 Tu 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Abstract Painting with Prinsloo

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Ages 12&Up: Acrylics: Study the work of Sam Gilliam, and learn how to understand his layering techniques to employ them in your own works of abstraction. $60 material fee OR bring your own supplies. Call 240-777-6870 for material list. 4 Sessions $99 Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo 270874 Potomac CC 4/7 W 12:00pm - 3:00pm Ages 18&Up: Learn to paint, or paint even better in watercolors with a wide range of techniques and in many genres: landscape, still life, figure, floral, etc. Emphasis on mutual development through actual practice and group discussion, under a highly experienced teacher’s guidance. Supply list will be discussed in the first class. $5 hand out fee due to instructor on the first day. 8 Sessions $195 Instructor: Firouzeh Sadeghi 272600 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 9:30am -12:00pm 272599 Tilden Middle School 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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Ages 18&Up: All levels welcome. Work from photos so you’ll draw your favorite places. Maybe you’ll draw the cabin your dad built or the nursery where you rocked your kids to sleep. Call Penny at 301-989-1799 for supply list. 5 Sessions $85 Instructor: Penny Kritt 271673 Kritt Studio 4/12 M 10:00am -12:00pm 271674 Kritt Studio 4/12 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Ages 18&Up: Beginners/Intermediate: Learn how to prepare the palette, how to start a painting, and how to mix and blend colors. Subjects include still life, landscape, figure or abstract. Frequent demonstrations and care of materials also included. This popular class fills quickly! Materials discussed at first class. $145 9 Sessions Instructor: Doris Haskel 270631 Norwood Local Park 4/12 M 9:45am -11:45am 10 Sessions $159 Instructor: Doris Haskel 270632 Norwood Local Park 4/13 Tu 9:45am -11:45am 4/13 Tu 12:15pm - 2:15pm 270633 Norwood Local Park 270634 Norwood Local Park 4/14 W 9:45am -11:45am Ages 12&Up: All levels are welcome. Beginners explore structured lessons in composition, value, color mixing, different ways to start paintings, and exploring various oil painting techniques and materials; experienced painters can work independently. Individualized attention will given to order to refine techniques and develop a personal style. Bring sketchpad and 4B pencil or charcoal to first class. Materials discussed in the class. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Vivienne Cho 273609 Tilden Middle School 4/12 M 7:30pm - 9:30pm 9 Sessions $145 Instructor: Vivienne Cho 273610 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 12:30pm - 2:30pm Ages 12&Up: Beginning to Advanced: Learn new techniques for painting with oil, still life, portraiture, and landscapes, composition, perspective, color theory, light, shadow and more. $50 material fee due to instructor or call 240-777-6870 to obtain material list, also available on our website. 10 Sessions $159 Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo 270873 Potomac CC 4/11 Su 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Oil or Acrylic Painting- Your Choice

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Oil Painting from A to Z

Ages 18&Up: All levels are welcome. Join a local Chinese artist as she teaches you the essential brush strokes neded to paint the ‘Four Gentlemen’ of Chinese art and their varations. No text. $28 material fee due to instructor at first class. 9 Sessions $145 Instructor: Helene Sze McCarthy 272346 Blair, Montgomery HS 4/14 W 7:30pm - 9:30pm Ages 16&Up: They’re easy to paint with, in this enjoyable introductory class, aimed at absolute beginners. You’ll learn how to mix and blend colors, use brushes and painter’s knife, play with color, paint forms to produce depth and dimension, and paint some familiar objects. Any other level is welcome. If you have any questions please call Shara (instructor) at 301-564-1451. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Shara Banisadr 272348 Tilden Middle School 4/22 Th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Chinese Watercolors

Acrylic Painting is Fun!

Oil Painting

Acrylic Painting Techniques

Ages 13&Up: All ability levels are welcome. Discover how to use a step by step approach that makes acrylics resemble the lush look of oils. You will love the results! Please bring several pictures of what you would like to paint. $8 material fee covers palette paper and extra paints due to instructor. Call 240-777-6870 for material list. 8 Sessions $129

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Ages 18&Up: All levels: Use watercolors or acrylics and work from a tracing (so you don’t have to know how to draw!). Perfect Father’s Day gift! Or show your kids or grandkids how much you love them. Create artwork that your family will cherish for generations. This is a quick way to get the basics. Call instructor at 301-989-1799 for supply list. 6 Sessions $105 Instructor: Penny Kritt 271675 Kritt Studio 4/13 Tu 10:00am -12:00pm 271676 Kritt Studio 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Ages 18&Up: Discover various ways to paint still life and the figure. Learn about various mediums that can be used with oil and acrylic paints. Also the option of exploring other water based mediums such as gouache or watercolor. Techniques demonstrated and individual attention, group critiques and discussion at the end of each class. Material list discussed in class. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Paul Zapatka 273611 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ages 16&Up: Basic Instruction in the use of stone tools and the types of stones. Learn to hammer, chisel, sand and finish. Furnish your own tools, supplies and stone. Necessary tools and materials will be discussed at the first class. Bring gloves and safety glasses or goggles to first class for hands on experience. 10 Sessions $159 Instructor: Ann Ruppert 263573 Ross Boddy CC 2/24 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 263574 Ross Boddy CC 2/25 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Photography
Ages 13&Up:This course is intended for those who want to learn basic photographic skills. Learn how both digital and film cameras work and how to use different lenses and other equipment. Emphasis is on learning basic photographic techniques and using them creatively. Portrait lighting and use of flash is covered. Out of class assignments given. A field trip on the Saturday follows the third class. Pictures taken will be shown and discussed in class. 6 Sessions $105 Instructor: George DeBuchananne 272347 Bauer Drive CC 4/26 M 7:00pm - 9:30pm Ages 18&Up: Intermediate/Advanced- Learn how to increase the quality of your photos. You could spend hours and days reading the digital camera manual OR you could come to class to get an accelerated start. Explore basic photography skills as they relate to your camera, accessories you will need but didn’t think to purchase, and what to do to take better quality photographs. $45 1 Session Instructor: Mark Sincevich 264073 Jane E. Lawton CC 3/10 W 6:00pm - 8:30pm 272697 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 6:00pm - 8:30pm 272698 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/25 Tu 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Pottery
Pottery 1-2-3 for Teens & Adults
Ages 14&Up: Home schooler, homemaker, retired, self-employed or anyone else who wants to learn pottery. Pottery has been know to calm even the worst bad day, come and see why. Hand-building and wheel work with low fire clay and glazes. Last class all glazing and no clay work, pick up one week after last class. $35 material fee includes clay, tools, firing and glazes. See youth arts and crafts for Pottery 1-2-3 for kids. 4 Sessions $69 Instructor: Abigail Dion 272501 Damascus CRC 4/26 M 11:00am - 1:00pm

Basic Photography

How to Take Better Digital Photos

Beginning Pottery at East County

Ages 16&Up: If you ever wanted to try pottery, this is the for you! Designed as an introductory class, you will learn handbuilding and wheel throwing, decorating, and glazing. $25 material fee due to instructor at class. Covers 25lbs of clay, glazes, slips and other consumables. 8 Sessions $129 Instructor: Pamela Reid 272494 East County CC 4/21 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Handcrafted Pottery 1

Ages 18&Up: Intermediate - From Pixels to Paper: Basic understanding of digital photography required. Understand, setup and operate your own digital photography system. Do you want to learn how to reduce your photographic processing fees? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to take a photograph with a digital camera or scan in a slide or negative and print out professional -quality print? Learn about color management theory, digital cameras, scanners, color photo printers, image-editing programs, and paper selection. $45 1 Session Instructor: Mark Sincevich 272699 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/11 Tu 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Digital Workflow: From Pixels to Paper

Ages 16&Up: All levels: Introduction to techniques used in hand building pieces of functional and decorative pottery, and use of potter’s wheel. Basic information on clay bodies, firing, glazing, under glazes and slips. $25 material fee due to instructor at class. 10 Sessions $159 Instructor: Pamela Reid 272493 Wheaton CC 4/7 W 10:00am -12:00pm

Handcrafted Pottery- All Levels at GCC

Ages 15&Up: All levels: Combination wheel and hand building. Discover clay’s plasticity, try wedging and throwing, build slabs and coils, pinching and modeling. Bring home finished pieces completely glazed and fired. Share wheel time. Bring old towel, dry cleaner plastic wrap, various small textured objects and $30 material fee due to the instructor at first class. 10 Sessions $235 Instructor: Valerie Haber 270823 Germantown CC 4/7 W 6:15pm - 9:15pm Ages 16&Up: All levels and experience. Explore handbuilding, wheel throwing and glazing techniques using mid-range stoneware (cone 6) with the instructor’s guidance. Fully equipped studio affords you the opportunity to discover and work toward your own creative goals. All artists have access to a potter’s wheel. $25 material fee due to instructor at class. Monday class is taught by Dickerson, Tues evening and all Thursday classes are taught by Schreiber, Tuesday morning class is taught by Powell. $280 12 Sessions Instructor: Jo Powell 263382 Sligo Creek ES 3/2 Tu 9:30am -12:30pm Instructor: Angela Schreiber 263379 Sligo Creek ES 3/2 Tu 7:00pm -10:00pm 263380 Sligo Creek ES 3/4 Th 9:30am -12:30pm 263381 Sligo Creek ES 3/4 Th 7:00pm -10:00pm Instructor: Meg Dickerson 263383 Sligo Creek ES 3/1 M 7:00pm -10:00pm

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Ages 12&Up: All levels: Includes basic skills and techniques for coiling, sculpting and the wheel. Instruction on clay bodies, slips, glazes, underglazes and texture. $25 material fee due instructor at first class. $159 10 Sessions Instructor: Yolanda Prinsloo 270877 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 16&Up: Int/Adv: Previous experience with clay, wheelworking or handbuilding required. Discover clay and glazes in a creative, friendly environment. Work on individual projects with instructor’s guidance. New techniques introduced, explore glaze making. Bring clay tools and old towel. $25 material fee due to instructor at the first class. $159 10 Sessions Instructor: Pamela Reid 272495 Wheaton CC 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 16&Up: Intermediate/Advanced: Handbuilding, wheel-throwing, decorating and glazing techniques for experienced students. Studio is equipped with wheels, extruders and slabroller. Instructor is available for demonstration and assistance. $25 material fee. 10 Sessions $200 Instructor: Pamela Reid 272496 Ross Boddy CC 4/6 Tu 10:00am - 2:00pm 272497 Ross Boddy CC 4/6 Tu 6:00pm -10:00pm 272498 Ross Boddy CC 4/8 Th 10:00am - 2:00pm 12 Sessions $216 Instructor: Meg Dickerson 263430 Sligo Creek ES 3/3 W 7:00pm -10:00pm

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Pottery at Lawton (formerly Leland)

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Handcrafted Pottery 2 Int/Adv

Jewelry
Jewelry Basics
Ages 12&Up: Learn the basics of making necklaces and bracelets from using crimp beads to choosing stringing material. Then make a double strand necklace. Once you know the basics, you can make your own one of a kind designs. Bring small needle nosed pliers and wire cutters if you have them. $6 material fee due to instructor in class. $35 1 Session Instructor: Donna Weeks 270627 Bauer Drive CC 4/7 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 270628 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/26 M 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Pottery Open Studio

Beginning Wire Work

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fusing. This fascinating craft involves placing pieces of colored glass in shapes and patterns to create a design. Pieces are then fused together in our kiln. The result can then have findings attached to make jewelry, wall hangings, window valances, etc. or can be fired again over or into a mold to create dishes, plates, bowls, vases, etc. $15 material fee due to instructor. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Abigail Dion 273355 Damascus CRC 4/28 W 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Ages 12&Up: Learn how to work with wire to make loops, spirals, coils and more for all your jewelry projects. Discover what tools are required, how to select wire, and where to purchase your materials. After practicing the various techniques, make an easy to do wire bracelet with glass beads, finished with a handmade clasp. $8 material fee due to instructor at class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273431 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Earrings, Earrings, Earrings!

Stained Glass - Leaded

Ages 16&Up: Learn glass cutting, soldering, using glass working tools, techniques and terminology, as you are guided step by step through several projects of increasing difficulty level. $30 materials fee due to instructor at class. Bring a bag lunch. 2 Sessions $95 Instructor: Fran Asbeck 270629 Ross Boddy CC 5/1 Sa 9:30am - 4:00pm

Age 12&Up: Tired of never having just the right earrings to go with your favorite clothes? Learn the basics of earring construction from making loops, choosing the tools to making some one-of-a-kind earrings to add to your jewelry collection. Complete several pairs in class. $8 material fee due to instructor at class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273433 Holiday Park SrC 4/26 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Multi Strand Illusion Necklace

Stained Glass - Copper Foil

Ages 18&Up: Build on the basic skills learned in a Leaded Stained Glass course (prerequisite) and discover the modern copper foil technique of stained glass crafting. Several projects, tailored to your skill level are assigned, or bring ideas of your own. Copper foil enables a higher degree of detail in glass than is practical using lead came, and is authentic to the glass decorative arts of the Victorian period. $18 material fee due to instructor. Bring bag lunch. 2 Sessions $95 Instructor: Fran Asbeck 270630 Ross Boddy CC 5/15 Sa 9:30am - 4:00pm

Ages 12&Up: If you can tie a knot, you can make this necklace - it’s that simple! You’ll be using monofilament string, lots of beads and your nimble fingers to create this multi strand necklace. Once you’ve completed several strands, attach a clasp and learn how to use crimp beads to finish it off. Easy to do, as long as you remember how to tie a knot! $8 material fee due to instructor at class. $35 1 Session Instructor: Donna Weeks 273436 Bauer Drive CC 4/28 W 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Jewelry is a Girl’s Best Friend

Ages 12&Up: Learn the basics for several simple projects. You will make a pair of earrings with a matching bracelet using a variety of glass and lamp work beads.$8 material fee due to instructor at class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273441 Bauer Drive CC 5/5 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Floral Designs 1-2-3
Ages 16&Up: Focus on building floral topiary, hand tie bouquets and tall arrangements. Learn classic line designs (Oriental style, for entrance ways and side tables), classic mass designs (European) and a variety of other designs based on a traditional application of the principles and elements of design. Learn about plant material, botanical names, container, mechanics. 40% lecture and 60% hands on. $75 material fee due on the first day to cover all the expenses including a variety of fresh flowers, lecture notes and tools. No refund on material fees. $79 5 Sessions Instructor: Beverly Tam 272601 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/18 Tu 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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this necklace! You’ll be using beading cording, lots of glass beads and some spacers to make this necklace, Don’t confuse this one with the type of knots used for pearl necklaces -- it’s easier an faster to do. No experience required, and easy. $8 material fee due to instructor at class. $35 1 Session Instructor: Donna Weeks 273443 Holiday Park SrC 5/10 M 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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spacer bars in between sections of beads. You will vary the count on your beads to make the bars diagonal for a unique look. Also learn about stringing wire, how to use crimp beads and more. Very unusual, quick and easy for any ability level. $8 material fee due to instructor at class. $35 1 Session Instructor: Donna Weeks 273446 Bauer Drive CC 5/19 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Learn the basics of bracelet work, how to use crimp beads and how to work with multiple strands of stringing wire to complete this bracelet. You’ll be using 3 sizes of silver tube beads (noodles) and lots of fringe beads to make this 3-strand bracelet. $8 material fee due to instructor at class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273449 Damascus CRC 5/22 Sa 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Three Strand Bracelet ®12&Up: Easy to do and the result is terrific! Ages
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Japanese technique of slicing layers of various materials to achieve a very unusual look. Learn to work with polymer clay, gold leafing, paints, stamps and more to achieve this look. You’ll make six or more layers of clay, slice them and rearrange the colors to make very unique pieces to use as pendants, pins, earrings, etc. Fun and easy. Be prepared to use a slicing blade. $10 material fee due to instructor at class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273444 Damascus CRC 5/1 Sa 12:00pm - 2:30pm 273445 Bauer Drive CC 5/12 W 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Scrapbooking: Beg/Int techniques

Crafts
Ages 12&Up: Why spend all that money on products that you can create yourself for a fraction of the cost? Join us and learn to make your own bath salts, moisturizers, toners, body lotions, hand creams and more. Take home a basket full of products plus recipes so you can make more! $18 material fee due to instructor. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Donna Weeks 273435 Bauer Drive CC 4/21 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Bath and Beauty Products

Ages 18&Up: Learn scrapbooking and papercrafting techniques, tools, materials, and papers to create handmade and professional-looking scrapbooks with elegant layouts for your photos. New skills introduced each class. Follow up with a scrapbook page design. Complete a handmade scrapbook gift album. Experienced scrapbookers will also be challenged and learn new ideas. All tools and supplies will be provided. $30 material fee due to instructor at first class. 4 Sessions $60 Instructor: Carol Lavrich 273363 Holiday Park SrC 5/4 Tu 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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furniture using decoupage, photomontage and painting techniques! If student brings in own furniture-$12 material fee, if teacher brings in furniture for student-- $24 material fee. All material fees are due to instructor in class. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Whitney Sweet 273887 Holiday Park SrC 5/1 Sa 10:30am -12:00pm 273888 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/8 Sa 11:00am -12:30pm Ages 16&Up: Do you have a wedding or other formal event coming up? Save money without sacrificing quality. Learn great ideas for making your own cost effective, but eye popping invitations. At the first two classes learn designs and techniques, and make at least two sample invitations per class. Other two classes available for work on your own invitation design with assistance as needed. Lots of samples to study for ideas. End class ready for mass production of your unique invitations! All tools and supplies will be provided. $30 material fee due to instructor at class. 4 Sessions $60 Instructor: Carol Lavrich 273371 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/3 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273372 Germantown CC 5/6 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Dance for Youth

Dance for Youth

Ages 4 to 5: Students learn classical movements and creative dance through story dances. Props and scenery are added to enhance this class. Uniform: Sky Blue long sleeved leotard, pink tights and leather ballet slippers. Hair up in ballet bun. $45 10 Sessions Instructor: Kim Bell 275396 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/10 Sa 10:00am -10:30am

Comprehensive Classical Ballet

Kids Dance I

Ages 2 to 5 years: Adult participation required. You will want to sign up quickly for this popular fun class! Join the fun as we introduce young children to the world of dance emphasizing rhythm, coordination and dance. Dancers may dance barefoot or bring ballet slippers. For more class information contact Sandra.Aresta@verizon.net. $81 9 Sessions Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274264 McNair, Ronald ES 4/10 Sa 9:30am -10:15am 274266 Rock Creek Valley ES 4/10 Sa 9:30am -10:15am 274267 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 12:00pm -12:45pm 274265 Germantown CC 4/16 F 11:45am -12:30pm Ages 3 1/2 - 5 years: Children dance alone; no adult participation. You will want to sign up quickly for this popular fun class! Join the fun as we introduce young children to the world of dance emphasizing rhythm, coordination and dance. Dancers may dance barefoot or bring ballet slippers. For more class information contact Sandra.Aresta@verizon.net. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274268 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/10 Sa 10:15am -11:00am 274270 Rock Creek Valley ES 4/10 Sa 10:30am -11:15am 274271 McNair, Ronald ES 4/10 Sa 10:30am -11:15am 274269 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 4:15pm - 5:00pm 274272 Germantown CC 4/16 F 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Beginner: 6 - 7 years: Students are taught floor barre and center practice through RAD method of training. The proper use of ballet posture and turn out are highly emphasized in this class. Uniform: black long sleeve leotard, pink footed tights, pink leather ballet slippers. No skirts! Hair up ballet bun. $90 10 Sessions Instructor: Kim Bell 275397 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/10 Sa 10:30am -11:30am

Ballet and Popular Dance Combo Class

Kids Dance Alone

Ages 6 to 8 years: Children get both ballet and popular dance instruction in this creative combo class. Students spend the first 20 minutes of class learning the classic ballet dance. The last 30 minutes students practice the popular dance moves. Elan Indrokova Jones, a professional dancer with 20 years experience with performance dance has a passion for dance and a gentle approach to instruction in hopes of inspiring young children to enjoy and love dance! 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Elena Jones 274512 Potomac CC 4/12 M 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Tap-n-Tykes

Ages: 3-4 years: This class is a perfect introduction to tap dance for the younger child. The class features music, rhythm, and timing which is essential to the beginning learner. Tap shoes required. 8 Sessions $71 Instructor: Joanne Segrera 274376 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 10:00am -10:45am

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Kidz Dance

Ages 3-4: Children will love this fun introduction to ballet dance. Children will explore dance, rhythm and coordination. Parent participation may be required. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Grace Oleson 273300 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 3:30pm - 4:15pm 273301 Germantown CC 4/14 W 3:30pm - 4:15pm Ages 3-4: An introduction to dance through creative movement using a variety of musical styles that children love. Children must be toilet trained. Leotards, tights and well fitted all leather ballet slippers, in the colors of your choice, are the dress requirements for class. No lace tutus and only short dance skirts please. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Miss Betsy 273048 Long Branch CC 4/10 Sa 9:15am -10:00am 273049 Long Branch CC 4/10 Sa 10:15am -11:00am Instructor: Miss Krissi 273050 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/10 Sa 10:15am -11:00am 273051 Wheaton CC 4/13 Tu 10:30am -11:15am

Ages 5-6 years: This energetic tap class offers skill development for beginner tappers. The program introduces proper technique, sound, breakdown and the traveling step. The class will introduce leg and ankle warm-up followed by progression work and center combination. The class focuses heavily on musicality, rhythm, and timing which are an essential part of tap training. Along with technique the class will also teach showmanship and a little pantomime. Tap shoes required. 8 Sessions $71 Instructor: Joanne Segrera 274375 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 11:00am -11:45am

Preschool Dance by Jazzmatazz

Pre Ballet by Jazzmatazz

Grades K-1: An introductory class that includes creative movement, beginning technical exercises, floor exercise and a performance dance. Leotards, tights and well fitted all leather ballet slippers, in the colors of your choice, are the dress requirements for class. No lace tutus, and only short dance skirts, please. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Miss Krissi 273046 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/10 Sa 11:15am -12:00pm Instructor: Miss Betsy 273047 Long Branch CC 4/10 Sa 11:15am -12:00pm

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Aim High All Stars: Dance Fusion
Ages 7 -16: This program incorporates various dance techniques, including jazz, hiphop, cheer/pom, modern and international dance. Students learn and enhance performance skills increasing flexibility, precision, discipline, and confidence. Routines are upbeat and energetic. Students should wear comfortable clothing. Please Note: Regular attendance is mandatory as this is a team focused performance class. $112 10 Sessions Instructor: Aziza Mashariki Ages 7-11 273447 Sligo Middle School 4/17 Sa 9:00am -10:15am Ages 12-16 $135 273448 Sligo Middle School 4/17 Sa 10:30am -12:00pm

Dance for Youth

Beginner: Ages 4 - 8 years: This class introduces the young dancer to the basic movements of ballet and ballet terminology. This class is perfect for the dancer that needs the fundamental introductory training to begin a ballet program. $81 9 Sessions Instructor: Grace Oleson Ages 5-8 4/13 Tu 4:30pm - 5:15pm 273303 Potomac CC 273304 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 4:30pm - 5:15pm Ages 4-5 273305 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 3:30pm - 4:15pm Ages 4-8 years: Beginner: A combination class introducing tap and ballet, emphasizing basic exercises, combinations, and creativity. Dancers should have tap and ballet shoes for first class. Question contact Ms. Aresta at Sandra.Aresta@verizon.net $81 9 Sessions Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274277 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/10 Sa 11:15am -12:00pm 274278 Rock Creek Valley ES 4/10 Sa 11:30am -12:15pm 274280 McNair, Ronald ES 4/10 Sa 11:30am -12:15pm 274276 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 5:00pm - 5:45pm 274279 Germantown CC 4/16 F 3:30pm - 4:15pm Beginner: A combination class introducing tap, ballet and jazz dance, emphasizing basic exercises, combinations. Class requires comfortable clothes to move in. Soft slippers for ballet and jazz, and hard, closed toed shoes for tap.Three routines will be introduced during the session. Practice CD is available for $10 (purchase is optional). Performance for family and friends on the last day of the class. Fun, fitness, and a great way to find out if your child really wants to dance. Questions call Rowena DeLuca at 301-593-0618. 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Rowena DeLuca Ages 4-8 274117 North Four Corners LP 4/10 Sa 10:00am -11:00am 274118 North Four Corners LP 4/10 Sa 9:00am -10:00am Ages 7-13 274119 North Four Corners LP 4/10 Sa 11:00am -12:00pm Ages 6-13 years:Intermediate: This is a continuing class for those who have taken the beginning level. 274127 North Four Corners LP 4/10 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm Ages 7 -14 years: Advanced Level instruction for dancers that have completed the intermediate level of instruction. 274128 North Four Corners LP 4/110 Sa 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Tap & Ballet Beginner

No Stop Hip Hop for Kids!

Ages 6 to 9 A high energy, fun filled dance class, packed with the latest hip hop choreography. Let your child come move and groove to the latest hip hop music while learning this fun style of dance. $90 10 Sessions Instructor: Studio 310 273857 Studio 310 4/14 W 5:30pm - 6:30pm Ages 5 - 8 years: This is a great hip-hop class for the younger kids. The class introduces the latest hip hop moves at the level that is perfect for the younger dancers. Kids love this energetic dance! 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274172 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 3:45pm - 4:30pm 274173 Germantown CC 4/16 F 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Pre-Hip Hopping KidsDance

Tap, Ballet & Jazz

Hip Hopping Kids Dance!

Ages 7-10:This hip hopping class introduces all of the latest hip hop moves. The class is high energy and focuses on stretching, steps that develop rhythm, balance, strength and endurance. Students will learn steps and perform complete hip hop dance routines in a positive and encouraging environment. If your child enjoys watching the latest hip hop it is time to get them to do the steps for themselves! 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274260 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Pom Dance (6-10 years)

Ages 6 to 10 years:This class geared toward the older kids gives beginners an instruction to pom dance. Kids will learn line kicks, lyrical dance, pom routines and Hip Hop Funk Dance to learn pom dances and routines. The last class will give opportunity to perform their routine for family and friends. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Studio 310 273861 Germantown CC 4/15 Th 5:15pm - 6:00pm

Break Dancing

All of the kids are doing it and now you can do! This energetic class is a great introduction to break dancing. Text all of your friends now...or at least your BFF...you got to register for this class now...so that you can script your dance moves. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Studio 310 Ages 10-14 273854 Studio 310 4/12 M 3:30pm - 4:15pm Ages 6-10 273853 Studio 310 4/16 F 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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Tap Dance
Ages 16 & Up. Beginner: An introduction to the basics of tap and its terminology. For further information, please call 301-593-0618. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Rowena DeLuca 274104 Capital View-Hmwd LP 4/7 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm Intermediate: A continuation for anyone who has had the beginner class. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Rowena DeLuca 274111 Capital View-Hmwd LP 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm F 12:30pm - 1:30pm 274112 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/9 Advanced: This course is for dances with considerable experience or who is ready to move from the intermediate level. For clarification of what level is appropriate, please call instructor. $90 10 Sessions Instructor: Rowena DeLuca 274114 Capital View-Hmwd LP 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:00pm

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Tap Dance for Adults Beg

Musical Theater Dance

For the budding performance dancer who wants to learn the basic dance movements in Broadway plays. This fun filled class offers an opportunity for students to build confidence and the skills to gain the rhythm and movement necessary in music theater. This class is perfect for the beginning student or student with experience that lack the confidence to audition just yet. Whether Broadway bound or just interested in dancing this is a great way to start. $90 10 Sessions Instructor: Studio 310 Ages 6-9 273851 Potomac CC 4/14 W 5:30pm - 6:15pm Ages 10-14 273852 Studio 310 4/16 F 5:30pm - 6:15pm

High Energy & Cardio
Ages 16 & Up: Beginner/Intermediate: Zumba is a high energy intense Latin Dance. This fast rhythm class is offered for the beginner however intermediate students can add dynamic moves and energy. Zumba provides an opportunity to creatively exercise while dancing your stress away! 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Studio 310 273846 Studio 310 4/11 Su 10:00am -11:00am 273845 Studio 310 4/15 Th 6:45pm - 7:45pm 273847 Studio 310 4/15 Th 10:30am -11:30am Beginner: Ages 18 & Up:This sizzling high energy class is the fast track to funky fun. This is the perfect way to get all the cardio benefits of an aerobic workout in a dance class. No dance experience necessary but positive attitude and energy is all that is needed to learn these hot hip hop moves with a Latin flavor. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Studio 310 273840 Studio 310 4/12 M 6:30pm - 7:30pm 273844 Studio 310 4/14 W 10:30am -11:30am 273841 Studio 310 4/17 Sa 9:30am -10:30am

Zumba

Belly Dance for Kids

Ages 7 to 14: Belly Dance with its grace, beauty and poise is the perfect dance for kids. Children love the poignant movement and creative free flowing dance experience. The dance instruction is geared toward beginner students. For more information contact Rowena at: ladyrowena@aol.com 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Rowena DeLuca 274133 North Four Corners LP 4/10 Sa 8:00am - 9:00am

High Energy Cardio Hip Hop

Bollywood Kids

Ages 6-8 years: Bollywood style dance is the latest craze among the young kids. Learn a dance on Oscar winning sound track ‘Jai ho’ from movie Slumdog Millionaire or on any other current popular soundtrack. Bollywood named after Bombay that produces 500 musical movies every year. Each movie has at least 3 to 4 choreographed hip hop style combination dances mixed with different classical and folk dances of India. These dances are set to very catchy tunes and fast, vibrant beat. The dance moves also help kids in their ‘motor’ coordination, better focus, concentration and confidence. Questions: Call Kumud Mathur at 301-299-3334. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Kumud Mathur 273607 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 7:15pm

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Ballroom IV (Couples)
Ages 16 & Up:Prerequisite:Completion of Ballroom I, Intermediate or Intermediate Advanced: Students will further develop dancing skills by learning additional patterns in each dance, improving dancing technique and execution. Classes may specialize in 3 or 4 dances per session. For further information please contact your instructor directly. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Thomas Woll/Ann Basso 274374 Glenmont Local Park 4/15 Th 9:00pm -10:00pm

Dance for Adults

Ballroom

For additional information please contact the instructor directly: Joe Kim - 301-774-3126 Tony Seleme - 202-386-2069 Rebecca McKinney - 202-669-7723 Tom Woll - 703-591-3839 Please note: Couples classes require that each partner must be registered in the class. Ages 16 & Up: Beginner: Learn the basics of Ballroom Dancing for the student with no prior level of instruction. Learn proper dance position, how to lead and follow, and at least three patterns for Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha Cha and Swing. Depending on the students’ progress, additional dances may be included. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Joe Kim 270976 Olney ES 4/16 F 7:30pm - 8:30pm Instructor: Tony Seleme 270973 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 7:15pm - 8:15pm Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 270975 Bethesda ES 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm Instructor: Thomas Woll/Ann Basso 270974 Glenmont Local Park 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Ages 18 & Up:This class is perfect for returning dancers that have not danced for awhile or the student that is not quite ready to move to the intermediate classes. This gives students the opportunity to go beyond learning the basic steps and begin to refine their movement and personal style. The dances covered in the class will be the Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, Cha Cha, Tango, and Swing. Additional dances may be included depending on the students progress. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272848 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Ages 16&Up:Intermediate: Prerequisite: Beginner ballroom course. After a brief review of the Ballroom I Dances, reinforce and build your confidence by learning additional variations for these dances, including Tango and Merengue. Emphasis is placed on maintaining proper dance position and improved pattern execution to perfect each move. Depending on the class’s progress additional dances may be included. For further information please contact your instructor directly. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Joe Kim 271524 Olney ES 4/16 F 8:30pm - 9:30pm Instructor: Tony Seleme 271525 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 8:15pm - 9:15pm Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 271526 Bethesda ES 4/12 M 8:00pm - 9:00pm Instructor: Thomas Woll/Ann Basso 271523 Glenmont Local Park 4/15 Th 8:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 16 & Up: Intermediate/Advanced:Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance II or equivalent. Students will further develop a firm foundation in dancing ability in the ballroom dances covered in Ballroom I and II. Learn additional patterns in each dance with an emphasis on proper execution and technique. Classes may specialize in 3 or 4 dances per session. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Thomas Woll/Ann Basso 274373 Gwendolyn Coffield CC 4/13 Tu 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Ballroom I Beginners (Couples)

Ballroom Practice&Party(Couples)

Age 16 & Up: Intermediate/Advanced: Learn ballroom variations the first hour and then add to your enjoyment with a two-hour practice and party. One potluck dinner during the course. $20 per couple parties setup fee due instructor. For further information please contact your instructor directly. $110 10 Sessions Instructor: Tony Seleme 271531 Holiday Park SrC 4/16 F 7:00pm -10:00pm

Waltz (Couples)

Ballroom Beginner’s II (Couples)

Ages 16 &Up: Learn this classical slow dance that is the opening to all formal dance. This beautiful dance is the oldest and most graceful of the social dances. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272846 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wedding Dances (Couples)

Ballroom II (Couples)

Ages 18 & Up:Beginner:Learn to dance for that special occasion, your wedding, or just take the course to learn the three most common ballroom wedding dances, the Waltz, Foxtrot, or Rumba. These are the three basic slow dances that couples usually chose for their special first dance together. Instruction will focus on proper dance position, how to lead and follow, and some basic patterns that you can use to form a routine for your dance. 8 Sessions $56 Instructor: Thomas Woll/Tony Dunn 272845 Potomac CC 4/14 W 8:00pm - 9:00pm 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272844 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Wheelchair Ballroom and Social Dance

Ballroom III (Couples)

Ages 15&Up: Get started in the exciting dances made famous on ‘Dancing with the Stars’, such as the romantic Rumba, the elegant Waltz, and the passionate Tango. Learn practical tips on how to dance together in any social situation. Join us for a ‘no barriers’ introduction to partner dancing. Both manual wheelchair and power wheelchair techniques will be taught. Please note:scooters are not suitable for this class. No dance experience is necessary. The seated dancers must be able to move their own wheelchairs. The standing partners should at least have average balance, strength, and agility. Fee is per person, each student must have a registered partner in the class. For additional information, please call Sue Green at 301-448-6243. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Sue Green 273556 Holiday Park SrC 4/17 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Foxtrot (Couples)
Ages 18 & Up: Have fun in this class learning Foxtrot variations with great choreography and styling. Fee is per person. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Tony Seleme 271527 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Rumba (Couples)
Ages 16 & Up:Rumba is the spirit and soul of Latin American music and dance. The energizing rhythms and bodily expressions make the Rumba one of the most popular Latin dances. Learn Rumba motions using Rumba variations. Experience fun while learning the preciseness of the exhilarating dance. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Tony Seleme 271529 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Dance for Adults

Dance Like a Star Prep: Waltz & Foxtrot

Ages 18&Up: Ready to take a cruise? Going to an embassy ball, birthday party, or wedding reception? This class is designed for students with little or some experience, but want to dance like an expert. Yes, this class will make you dance these 2 popular smooth dances like a star on the dance floor. With years of teaching experience on cruise ships and for private clubs, the instructors will teach you the secrets of moving gracefully and magically. Be the envy of the party. Let them guess how many years you have been dancing, even though you are just starting! $31 3 Sessions Instructor: Peter and Beverly Tam 270977 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Salsa (Singles & Couples)

Dance Like a Star Prep Class: Rumba & Swing & Cha Cha

Beginner: Ages 16 & Up: Learn today’s hottest danceSalsa! Learn a unique technique to dance Salsa, the difference between studio and night club styles, lead and follow, the ‘get out of jail’, steps to get your partner back on beat, and when to do the Mambo instead. Registration fee for single registrants, sign up with a friend to insure a balance. Students change partners frequently. 8 Sessions $56 Instructor: Thomas Woll/Tony Dunn 275447 Potomac CC 4/14 W 9:00pm -10:00pm

Ages 18&Up: Ready to take a cruise? Going to an embassy ball, birthday party, or wedding reception? This class is designed for students with little or some experience, but want to dance like an expert. Yes, this class will make you dance these 3 popular Latin dances like a star on the dance floor. With years of teaching experience on cruise ships and for private clubs, the instructors will teach you the secrets of the hip movements, the essence of Latin dances. Be the envy of the party. Let them guess how many years you have been dancing, even though you are just starting! 5 Sessions $35 Instructor: Peter and Beverly Tam 270978 Holiday Park SrC 5/17 M 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Salsa (Couples)

Beginner: Ages 16&Up: This hot dance is on the rise worldwide. Sizzle with the rhythms and movements that make Salsa such a fun and popular dance. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272847 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Tango (Couples)

Age 13&Up: Beginner/Intermediate. American and International Standard Tango. $70 10 Sessions Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272843 Bethesda ES 4/12 M 9:00pm -10:00pm

Salsa (Singles & Couples)

DC Hand Dancing (Singles and Couples)

Beginner: Ages 16 & Up: Learn today’s hottest danceSalsa! Learn a unique technique to dance Salsa, the difference between studio and night club styles, lead and follow, the ‘get out of jail’, steps to get your partner back on beat, and when to do the Mambo instead. Registration fee for single registrants, sign up with a friend to insure a balance. Students change partners frequently. 8 Sessions $56 Instructor: Thomas Woll/Tony Dunn 275447 Potomac CC 4/14 W 9:00pm -10:00pm

Ages 18 & Up: Proclaimed the official dance of the Nation’s Capital, learn this smooth style of 6-count Swing featuring various circular and slotted patterns. DC Hand Dancing is done to moderate and fast Motown, Blues and Disco music. No partner required. Students change patterns frequently. For singles, couples, trios, and bring your friends. 8 Sessions $56 Instructor: Thomas Woll/Tony Dunn 275449 Potomac CC 4/14 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Swing (Singles and Couples)

Ages 16 & Up: Beginners: This is a East Coast Swing starting with the single swing for an easy start, then progress to Triple Swing. Added tinge of Jive Flavor. Will change partners frequently. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Joe Kim 273552 Longwood CC 4/15 Th 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Swing (Couples)

Ages 16 & Up:Beginner: Single and Triple Swing. Learn underarm turns, swivels using swing variations. This class is a East Coast Swing starting with Single Swing for an easy start, then progress to Triple Swing. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Tony Seleme 271530 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 9:00pm -10:00pm Instructor: Rebecca McKinney 272849 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 8:00pm - 9:00pm

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Hawaiian Hula Dance
Ages 18 & Up: Learn to dance the hula! This beginnerlevel class will emphasize instruction of proper basic movements and hand positions. No prior hula experience required - go at your own physical pace. Wear loose and comfortable clothing. Comesee why this graceful dance form has gained popularity over the world! Please send all inquiries to vivian_takafuji@ yahoo.com 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Vivian Takafuji 271589 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/12 M 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Ages 13&Up: Beginner. These classes are popular worldwide. Great exercise for agility development. Includes partner dance, solo free style and practice to mini choreographed routine. Students will be taught night club style (street dance style) as well as formal style. Students change partners frequently. Does not require a partner to attend the class. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Joe Kim 273549 Barnsley, Lucy ES 4/14 W 7:30pm - 8:30pm 273550 Longwood CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Salsa & Merengue Beginner (Single & Couples)

Salsa & Merengue Inter/Adv (Single & Couples)

Ages 13 & Up: Intermediate/ Advanced:Prerequisite:Salsa beginner class or solid basic knowledge. Initially review beginner Salsa and quickly add on advanced Salsa skills with emphasis on turning technique. Students will also enjoy fun loaded show off Shine Steps newly added to this class. Students will be taught night club style (street dance style) as well as formal style. Students change partners frequently. 10 Sessions $70 Instructor: Joe Kim 273551 Barnsley, Lucy ES 4/14 W 8:30pm - 9:30pm Ages 15 & Up:Get ready to shake your hips in this fun, energetic, fat-blasting, Latin dance fitness experience! With a fusion of exciting rhythms from around the world, you will learn the basic moves first, and then use them in an energetic and stress-releasing workout. No dance experience necessary! Beginners will get a good foundation in the basic dance patterns of Merengue, Cha Cha, Salsa, Samba, and Rumba. Dancers who already know the basics will learn to layer on the techniques of Latin Motion, arm styling, and stylish footwork. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Sue Green 273555 Gwendolyn Coffield CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 7:45pm 273554 Holiday Park SrC 4/17 Sa 1:15pm - 2:00pm

Ages 11&Up: Beginner Level 1. Sophisticated...spiritual....irresistible...This dance is suitable for all ages, shapes. and sizes, and does not require any prior dance experience. Belly dancing provides an aerobic workout that is gentle on the body, trims the waist, and is exhilarating for the spirit! Students learn the foundations of ancient Middle Eastern dance movements and muscle control while exploring Middle Eastern rhythms and melodies. Participants may dance barefoot or in soft dance shoes, and may wear leotard and tights or any comfortable form-fitting attire that permits instructor’s viewing of the torso; midriff baring is optional. Bring a scarf to tie around your hips. Studio 310 class focuses on cardio benefits and workout rather than Belly Dance technique. Zareen’s class focuses on the eloquence and technique of the dance. 7 Sessions $63 Instructor: Zareen 273850 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/11 Su 4:00pm - 5:00pm 273849 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 7:30pm - 8:30pm 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Studio 310 273848 Studio 310 4/15 Th 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Belly Dancing (Middle Eastern) I

Belly Dance (Middle Eastern) II

Cardio Latin Dance

Ages 11 & Up: This class is for students that want to experience the elegance of this dance beyond the beginner level. Students will need to have completed the beginner class or have previous belly dance experience. Participants may dance barefoot or in soft dance shoes, and may wear leotard and tights or any comfortable form-fitting attire that permits instructor’s viewing of the torso; midriff baring is optional. Bring a scarf to tie around your hips. 7 Sessions $63 Instructor: Zareen 274556 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 8:30pm - 9:30pm

Bhangra/Bollywood

Beyond Ballroom on the Dance Floor!

Ages 18 & Up: Whether looking for a fun way to exercise of to improve dance skills to feel comfortable doing the popular dance this is the perfect class. Elan Indrokova Jones is a graceful performance dancer that want all of her students to learn to love dance, feel comfortable on the dance floor and be an improved dancer! 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Elena Jones 274513 Potomac CC 4/12 M 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Beginner/Intermediate: Ages 10 & Up: Enjoy and learn the latest dance craze. Bhangra is a vigorous and rhythmic dance for social parties, while Bollywood is a hip hop low impact dance mixed with classical and folk dances of India. These dances are set to very catchy tunes with romantic lyrics and fast beat. Stay in shape while learning an art. Questions: Call Kumud Mathur at 301-299-3334. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Kumud Mathur 273608 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm

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International Folk Dancing
Ages 18 & Up: Beginner/Advanced. The first part of class will be devoted to assisting beginners experience the culture, music and folk dances from Bulgaria, Hungary, Armenia, Romania, Greece, Israel and more. The intermediate/ advanced level dancers add dances from Macedonia, Turkey, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, and other countries. Students may begin any time during the session by registering, and then taking their receipt to class to receive their passes from the instructor. Classes are offered continually, from season to season and you may use your passes for any class. There are no refunds for unused passes. Questions: call 301-871-8788 or e-mail-diamonddancecircle @ comcast.net. $67 10 Sessions Instructor: Phyllis Diamond 273043 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 7:30pm -10:00pm 6 Sessions $41 Instructor: Phyllis Diamond 273044 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/10 M 7:30pm -10:00pm 4 Sessions $27 Instructor: Phyllis Diamond 273045 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/24 M 7:30pm -10:00pm

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Music for Youth
Ages 5-10: This is a progressive program for the older participant. Participants should plan to continue throughout the fall, winter and spring sessions in order to obtain optimum benefits. Contains all the elements of Exploring Music and Piano classes with additional emphasis on expressive technique. Digital pianos are provided for participants use. Adult participation is required and children should have access to a piano for practice outside of class. $10 material fee due to instructor. 9 Sessions $194 Instructor: Music for Life 274161 Golden School of Music 4/12 M 4:45pm - 5:45pm 10 Sessions $215 Instructor: Music for Life 274162 Golden School of Music 4/10 Sa 11:15am -12:30pm Ages 5-10: Prerequisite Level IA. A progressive program for the older participant. Contains all the elements of Exploring Music and Piano classes with additional emphasis on expressive technique. Digital pianos are provided for participants use. Adult participation is required and children should have access to a piano for practice outside of class. $10 material fee due to instructor. $194 9 Sessions Instructor: Music for Life 274175 Golden School of Music 4/12 M 5:00pm - 6:00pm 10 Sessions $215 Instructor: Music for Life 274176 Golden School of Music 4/10 Sa 12:30pm - 1:30pm Ages 5-10: Prerequisite Level IA & IB. A progressive program for the older participant. Contains all the elements of Exploring Music and Piano classes with additional emphasis on expressive technique. Digital pianos are provided for participants use. Adult participation is required and children should have access to a piano for practice outside of class. $10 material fee due to instructor. $215 10 Sessions Instructor: Music for Life 274184 Golden School of Music 4/10 Sa 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Music for Youth

Exploring Music and Piano Level IA

Exploring Music and Piano Level IB

Square Dance

Exploring Music and Piano Level IC

Mainstream Square Dance

For those who have completed the Basic course and wish to learn the Mainstream Program of Modern Western Square Dancing. Questions: Call Betsy Taylor at 301-589-4868. 8 Sessions $32 Instructor: Betsy Taylor 273296 Schweinhaut SrC 4/17 Sa 12:30pm - 1:30pm 10 Sessions $40 Instructor: Betsy Taylor 273294 Schweinhaut SrC 4/15 Th 10:00am -11:00am

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®Chinese Gu Zheng for Children
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Plus Square Dance

Ages 8&Up: For those who have completed Mainstream. Questions: Call Betsy Taylor at 301-589-4868. 10 Sessions $40 Instructor: Betsy Taylor 273297 Schweinhaut SrC 4/15 Th 11:10am -12:10pm

Contra Dancing

Ages 6 & Up: Beginner/Intermediate: Contra dance is country dancing performed in long lines facing a partner. Questions: Call Betsy Taylor at 301-589-4868. 8 Sessions $32 Instructor: Betsy Taylor 273299 Schweinhaut SrC 4/17 Sa 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Ages 6+ All levels. Create beautiful songs of the mountains and oceans in distant lands - all with strings of a very ancient Chinese instrument: Gu Zheng (Zither). You’ll hear the sounds of breezes in swaying pine trees, streams rushing down the mountain and fishermen singing on the seas. Explore Chinese music and history, and experience a rare opportunity to learn unique music techniques. Classes taught in English and Chinese. Family members are welcome to participate with separate registrations. Gu Zhengs are available for rent for approximately $50. For more information contact TCCII at: info@tccii.com. 8 Sessions $85 Instructor: ITraditional Chinese Culture Institute 273180 Potomac CC 4/7 W 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Ages 18&Up: Students are required to have some piano skills and knowledge of note reading, theory and rhythm patterns. Improve your ability to move freely over the keyboard and develop rhythmic, harmonic, and theoretical concepts. Major and minor scales are taught progressively. Duet, ensemble and solo literature will be performed in all classes. Instructor: Elizabeth Duncan $135 8 Sessions Level A 274144 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 11:00am -11:50am 9 Sessions $135 Level B 274145 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 7:50pm 10 Sessions $150 Level C 274146 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 1:15pm - 2:05pm 4/13 Tu 2:15pm - 3:05pm 274147 Holiday Park SrC

Music for Adults

Music for Adults
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Group Piano Intermediate

®Chinese Gu Zheng for Adults
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All levels. This is a beginner’s class taught by TCCII instructor, Ms. Bing Xia, a prominent Gu Zheng virtuoso and educator. Gu Zheng is a Chinese string-instrument with at least 2500 years of history, and its 21 strings and over 5 feet long body had inspired countless songs and melodies. It is without any doubt the most prominent and popular instrument in both classic and folk music in China. In this class, you will not only learn the basic techniques of playing Gu Zheng, enjoy classic music inspired by nature, but also experience its calming effects from its profound and beautiful vibrations. No music experience required. Gu Zhengs are available for rent for approximately $50. For more information contact TCCII at: info@tccii.com. 8 Sessions $85 Instructor: Traditional Chinese Culture Institute 273181 Potomac CC 4/7 W 10:00am -11:00am

Group Piano Advanced

Group Piano

Ages 18&Up: Explore theory, technique and analysis of music through individual and ensemble practice and performance. Theory is taught at all levels in conjunction with music performed. You must have a piano or keyboard available for practice. Students please pay attention to course levels within each activity description. Important: Instructor reserves the right to reassign students to another level and/or combine programs to ensure an optimum learning environment for all. Note:Textbooks are required and used in all courses. Book costs are in addition to course fees. Books will be available for purchase at first class. Don’t see a convenient day or time for your level; call 240-777-6870 and let us know your needs. Ages 18&Up: No previous musical background is needed. Note reading, rhythm, beginning technique of five-finger position and harmonization of simple melodies are covered. Instructor: Elizabeth Duncan $135 9 Sessions Level B 274137 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 1:15pm - 2:05pm 10 Sessions $150 Level A 274138 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 10:00am -10:50am 274140 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 7:50pm Level B 274139 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 8:00pm - 8:50pm

Ages 18&Up: Continued development of performance techniques in advanced literature through the study of stylistic differences of the master composers from various periods of music. Emphasis on duet and two piano literature as well as solo performance. Instructor: Elizabeth Duncan $135 9 Sessions Level B 274132 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 12:15pm - 1:05pm Level C 274129 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 12:15pm - 1:05pm

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Group Piano Beginner

Ages 18&Up: A fun and exciting approach to music and piano! Both session introduce piano to new students and those who have been away from the keyboard for some time. No need to be able to read music, you’ll absorb that as you begin to play easy popular songs. Session I covers popular piano pieces. Session II, classes begin in November, continues with songs of the season. New students are welcome in session II. Come and make music in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Students should have a piano or keyboard available to them for practice. Look for future sessions to include Broadway songs, easy Jazz and students choice, your favorites! 5 Sessions $75 Instructor: Elizabeth Duncan 274159 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 2:15pm - 3:05pm Ages 9&Up: Beginner:Tune up and start playing your favorite songs without learning how to read music. Learn several songs utilizing strumming, bass strumming and finger picking techniques. Please bring a fully strung guitar (preferrably acoustic), tuner (electronic for class at Tilden, a tuning fork for classes at Bauer, Praisner and Longwood and a pencil. Songbook required purchase for Tilden class only, approx. $14. Questions? Call Brian Gross (Tilden) at 301-320-6999 or Kevin Hayton (Praisner & Longwood) at 240-242-3466. 8 Sessions $96 Instructor: Brian Gross 273695 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/12 M 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273420 Tilden Middle School 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm Instructor: Kevin Hayton 273419 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 4:00pm - 5:00pm 273421 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/14 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273422 Longwood CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Guitar Level I

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Ages 18&Up: Students should have a basic knowledge of reading music, playing easy rhythms and playing with both hands with the use of chords in the C and G hand positions. Covers progression toward playing in the major keys of C, G, and F and the minor keys of A and D. Instructor: Elizabeth Duncan Level A 9 Sessions $135 274123 Holiday Park SrC 4/12 M 8:00pm - 8:50pm 10 Sessions $150 274124 Holiday Park SrC 4/13 Tu 11:00am -11:50am

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Overcoming Stage Fright-Making Auditions Fun

Music for Adults

Ages12&Up: Put your best voice forward! Presentation is an important part of any audition. Work toward improving stage presence, choosing the right song or improving your vocalization of the song you have chosen and netting those butterflies in your stomach. Whether you are planning to audition for a musical, joining a chorus or just love to sing, we’ll show you the tools you’ll need to become confident on stage! Questions? Email jennimcg@comcast.net. $80 8 Sessions Instructor: Jennifer McGinnis 273388 Rock Creek Valley ES 4/16 F 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Voice - Let Your Voice Be Heard

Ages 9&Up: Learn more songs and new chords including barre and power chords, and left hand techniques. Please bring a fully strung guitar, a tuning fork and pencil. New students with applicable experience/ knowledge welcome. Questions: Call Brian Gross at 301-320-6999 or Kevin Hayton at 240-242-3466. 8 Sessions $96 Instructor: Kevin Hayton 273424 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/14 W 8:00pm - 9:00pm 273425 Longwood CC 4/15 Th 8:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 9&Up: Prerequisite, Level I or new students with applicable experience/knowledge welcome. Love to play your favorites and learn new songs to add to your favorite’s collections? Come jam with Brian, and while you are jammin’, you’ll cover new chords including barre and power chords. Please bring the songs you want to play, a fully strung guitar (acoustic or electric), electronic tuner and a pencil. Price includes all materials. Questions: Brian Gross at 301-320-6999. 8 Sessions $109 Instructor: Brian Gross 273426 Tilden Middle School 4/13 Tu 8:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 12 & Up: Break out your vocal chords because it’s time to make some noise! This action-packed singing class will leave you wondering what happened and wanting more! You’ll find yourself swept along as you move in rhythm to today’s dance music while warming up those vocal chords. Ice breakers, games, effective breathing exercises and vocal exercises add to the excitement. Each week you’ll learn a new Top 40 song and surprise yourself with what you can do! No singing experience is necessary as the class is for all levels of ability. We guarantee that you’ll improve your singing, make new friends and increase your confidence. So if you love the idea of doing some singing then this class is a must! Questions? Email Vera at verapopsingingschool.com. 8 Sessions $87 Instructor: Vera Robinson 274256 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 7:30pm 274257 Ross Boddy CC 4/15 Th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Guitar Level II

Ages 12&Up: Your voice is your key to success. Whether you are preparing an audition, a solo for your cousin’s wedding, a speech, a presentation or perhaps you are hoping to clinch that job interview, you’ll gain confidence in this fun and supportive environment. This session will provide coaching, in a master class type of environment. Bring 2 copies of your piece - a solo (accompaniment recording preferred but not necessary), recitation, monologue, or whatever and work towards a new dynamic vocal you! 2 Sessions $90 Instructor:Alison Leadbetter-Hines 264994 Holiday Park Senior Center 4/12M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Voice - Bring Life to Your Voice

Guitar Songs

Ages 12&Up: Try this voice makeover and discover how you can really enjoy your voice! Perfect for anyone who wants to become more confident speaking and/or singing. Explore the basic techniques you need to improve quality and control, and take the strain out of your voice. Find out how your body functions like an instrument, how to improve breath control, diction, tone, pitch and range. Our expert instruction will increase your confidence and you’ll have a great time in this supportive environment. Questions? Email lovestoteachmusic@yahoo.com 4 Sessions 96 Instructor: Alison Leadbetter-Hines 264986 Holiday Park Senior Center 2/22M 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Cooking

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Kids Can Cook Too!
Ages 4-15: ‘One Bite Won’t Hurt You!’ Cooking facts & fun based on the successful Tiny Hands Chefs classes. Tired of microwave fast foods? Simplistic ingredients are combined to create mouth watering dishes that everyone will love! Come create, consume and of course, clean up in this exciting class that makes food preparation a ‘family affair’. Parent participation required. $40 family cooking fee (covers parent and one child’s materials) due to instructor. Price is per child, no charge for parent participation. See youth arts for more family participation classes. 6 Sessions $55 Instructor: Abigail Dion 273206 Potomac CC 4/19 M 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wine & Dine
These very popular wine instruction classes uniquely pair food preparation and wine tasting. Attributes and origins of the wine are discussed in detail, as well as how the wine pairs with selected foods, and proper ways to serve wine. Wine is chosen on availability; substitutions may occur. Wine samples provided, no refund or allowances if you elect to refuse food or wine or if you miss the class (see withdraw/refund guidelines, under registration information). Classes are extremely popular and often have waitlists. If you register early and later discover a conflict, please call us so that we can fill your spot from the waitlist. Picture ID for proof of age 21 required at class.

Family Chefs

Get your budding chefs off to healthy start with fabulous and tasty dishes made from organic foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as prepared ingredients! Kids will want to show off for family and friends new recipes and healthy versions of old favorites that they have prepared. Everyone will be inspired, and most likely tempted to try new foods. Give them a sense of independence and encourage the development of healthy habits for a lifetime. Nutritional guidance and recipes will be included. This is not a vegetarian class and will not include stove cooking. $35 food fee due to instructor. $63 7 Sessions Instructor: Funfit® 273387 Funfi Family Fitness 4/15 Th 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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Wine & Dine-Reasonably Priced Wines Of Bordeaux

21&Up: I had an opportunity to attend a wine tasting that featured the wines of the Bordeaux region of France; one of the premier Grand Cru regions that have been producing marvelous wines for hundreds of years. I found many more reasonably priced wines than I expected and I was further astonished to find that many of them are available in Montgomery County. The primary red grapes of Bordeaux are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc and represent more than 85% of the total wine production; white Bordeauxs are also in demand and depend on Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle white grapes (along with little heard of Ugni Blanc). We’ll prepare a Seafood in Wine and Cream Sauce for the whites, then a Ham Soppressata and Two-Cheese Stromboli to start off the red’s and finish with a Roasted Leg of Lamb. In this class, we cook first, then clean up, then we taste the foods along with wines for each dish. Take home recipes. $20 food and wine fee due to instructor at class. $52 1 Session Instructor: James Davis 273949 Ross Boddy CC 4/2 F 7:00pm -10:00pm

Wine & Dine- Wonderful Wines of South America

Ages 21&Up: We will select wines from the five countries now producing wines and exporting to the US; Argentina, Brazil, Chili, Paraguay and Uruguay. Argentina is producing world class Malbec’s, a grape that came from France over a hundred years ago. From Chili, we will have examples of Carmeniere, the indigenous grape of that country. From Uruguay, we’ll sample Tannat, the fruity white wine that now represents over a third of Uruguay’s total wine production. All of these wines will be matched with foods that are most popular in the countries represented; Pulled Pork with Black Pepper Vinaigrette, a Shrimp Creole served over rice and Grilled Flank steak with Chimichurri sauce. In this class, we cook first, then clean up, then we taste the foods we have prepared along with wines for each dish. Take home recipes. $20 food and wine fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $52 Instructor: James Davis 273948 Ross Boddy CC 5/7 F 7:00pm -10:00pm

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21&Up: The span of quality wines has made it across the globe and the increase of quality winemakers has echoed this trend. We now have wonderful wines coming from places you would never suspect. Would you have guessed that one of the best sparkling wines, made in the champagne style, is made in, are you ready for this, New Mexico? In this class we will sample nine wines with our menu that will include Chicken Supreme (chicken in cream sauce with mushrooms) over egg noodles, Roast Pork Loin stuffed with Red Peppers and Spinach and Beef Satay’s with a Peanut Dipping Sauce. We cook first, then clean up, then we taste the foods we have prepared along with wines for each dish. Take home recipes.$20 food and wine fee due instructor at class time. $52 1 Session Instructor: James Davis 273950 Ross Boddy CC 6/4 F 7:00pm -10:00pm

Finger Foods & Anti Pastii

Ages 15&Up: Entertain and prepare recipes for casual buffets and appetizers to make your guests ask for seconds. We will prepare a tempting array of recipes such as Sausage in Red Wine and Tomatoes, Zucchini Mint Tarta, and Antipasto Misto. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due to the instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: Alba Johnson 273427 Ross Boddy CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 9:30pm

The Art of Wine Making

Ages 21&Up: If you whine about the price of wine or can’t find one to suit your tastes, this course is ripe with solutions! It is designed to provide you with a practical understanding of home wine making. It’s not just squishing grapes; through lecture and demonstration, you’ll discover the secret ingredients which will enable you to make great wine with confidence. Wine Making kits will be available for purchase, optional, with prices ranging $80 and up. 1 Session $35 Instructor: Richard Baldwin 273202 Holiday Park SrC 4/19 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273203 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/17 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Fresh Shellfish

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Chesapeake Seafood And More!
Ages 15&Up: The Bounty of the Bay Served in a Fine Spring Fashion! Seafood and Corn Chowder dressed up with Roasted Red Pepper, Mini-Crab Cakes with a Spicy Chipotle Mayo garnish and the show piece of the evening; Champagne Oyster and Brie Stew. There’s nothing not to like about wonderful foods from our own Chesapeake Bay. This class will prove to you that eating local is a smart idea when we have the benefit of having one of the best seafood sources in the world right at our front (or back, as the case may be) door. This class features take home recipes as well as plenty to eat! Bring an appetite and join us. Due to the cost of crab and other seafood, the food fee for this class will be $20, due instructor at class time 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273915 Ross Boddy CC 4/6 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Ages 15&Up: Down To the Sea Bounty Harvest for a Few Clams! If you are like the millions of folks who love shellfish, but are tired of shelling out the cash for a restaurant’s mediocre meal, join us for a wonderful Grilled Shrimp with Grilled Cheese Grit Cakes. We’ll show you how easy it is to prepare Fresh Mussels ala Muniere and a Smoked Scallop appetizer that we will smoke right in the kitchen. Finally, we’ll do a couple of side dishes to compliment and complete this wonderful meal. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. $50 1 Session Instructor: James Davis 273925 Ross Boddy CC 4/20 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Cooking Skills I

Ages 15&Up: Your First Step in the Kitchen! The best way to feel more comfortable in the kitchen is to be more familiar with some of the basic cooking techniques that make all tasks just a little easier. You will learn by doing! You will learn knife skills including how to slice different foods, dice and chop onions and even how to hone and sharpen your knives. Cooking techniques will include how to know the difference between saute, stew, roast and braise. And you will fix a first class lunch in the process. The menu includes a wonderful Onion Soup, Chicken Thighs and Mushrooms with Balsamic Apricot Sauce, maple glazed julienne of carrots and rice pilaf. We eat what we fix so bring an appetite. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due to instructor at class time. 1 Session $65 Instructor: James Davis 273927 Ross Boddy CC 4/24 Sa 10:30am - 2:30pm

Texas Barbecue

Cooking Skills II

15&Up: Real Barbecue Done Right! Using recipes from Saveur magazine, we are going to take on Real Texas Barbecue. There is an art to preparing lipsmackin’, fall off the bone tender bb-que, and the secrets are revealed here. We’ll begin with Grilled Barbecue Beef Ribs (honkin’ big ribs!), grilled Pork Spare Ribs and Grilled Hot Wings, Texas style. Maybe we’ll whip up some cole slaw or potato salad, but this is a class for real meat eaters only. Take home recipes. $ 15 food fee due instructor at class time 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273924 Ross Boddy CC 4/10 Sa 10:30am - 1:30pm

Ages 15&Up: Your Next Comfort Step In The Kitchen More knife skills along with techniques to ease your time in the kitchen and great food to go with it. You will learn to butterfly a cut of meat, roll it and stuff and tie it. Feta cheese, sausage, caramelized onions and other goodies will be available for stuffing. Then you will prepare a potato gratin, rich with cheese and fresh herbs along with a side dish of Fresh Asparagus grilled with a bacon viniagrette. Then finish with a dessert; Creme Brulee, torched in the kitchen. Kitchen Skills One is not a pre-requisite, but this class is not for the novice or beginner cook. We eat what we fix so bring an appetite. Take home recipes $15 food fee due to instructor at class time. $65 1 Session Instructor: James Davis 273928 Ross Boddy CC 5/1 Sa 10:30am - 2:30pm

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Neapolitan Pizza Party
Ages 15&Up: Make pizza like a true Neapolitan, the birthplace of pizza in 1889. We will make and sample the authentic Pizza Margherita with dough made from scratch. We will also make an Olive and Roasted Onion Foccacia. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due to instructor. 1 Session $50 Instructor: Alba Johnson 273428 Ross Boddy CC 5/19 W 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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Traditional Dishes from Umbria

Ages 15&Up: Umbria is a beautiful verdant region of central Italy. Join us and step back in time in making traditional century old recipes such as Acquacotta dell’Umbria, Chicken alla Cacciatore Umbria Style, Baked Celery Besciamella with Parmesan. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due to the instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: Alba Johnson 273429 Ross Boddy CC 5/27 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Knife Skills Sicilian Saunter
Ages 151&Up: Take A Casual Walk Down A Sicilian Street. If you do, you’ll find wonderful treats from sidewalk vendors. Arincini, as they are commonly called, but they are basically food of the avenue. Vendors ware includes a variety of balls made from rice, stuffed with an assortment of goodies such as ground beef and onions, mushrooms, ham, cheese, shrimp, scallops and more, and then fried. Sometimes they contain a combination of fillings, as I’m sure ours will. This class features take home recipes as well as plenty to eat! So bring an appetite and join us for an evening in Sicily. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273934 Ross Boddy CC 5/4 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Be Your Own Economic Personal Chef!

Ages 18&Up:The Cutting Edge! The proper use of the chef’s knife in the kitchen will do as much to improve your cooking ability as anything else you can do. This is a hands-on class that emphasizes proper technique, safety, selection of proper knives and care and upkeep. You can use our knives, bring your own to use (we’ll evaluate them for you) or purchase new ones from the complete line of professional knives that we have available (and you even get a discount!). You will peel, slice and chop vegetables and fruits as well as separate and de-bone a chicken. You will use a peeler, chef’s knife, paring knife and boning knife during the course of the class Lunch will be prepared from the fruits of your labors, so bring an appetite. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273930 Ross Boddy CC 5/29 Sa 10:30am - 1:30pm

15&Up: ‘The secrets of ‘fix ahead food.’ You will cook with the experts and learn how to prepare 2 weeks worth of food at a time AND how to save money in the process.. How to schedule your every-other-Saturday cook day; shop, cook, package, label and store a 2 week supply of Really Good Food for your family. A heavy emphasis is placed on organization, food safety and safe food storage. We will prepare a full lunch as part of the experience, so come with an appetite.Take home recipes for 2 weeks worth of meals including side dishes. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $63 Instructor: James Davis 273929 Ross Boddy CC 5/15 Sa 10:30am - 2:30pm

California Style Grilling

Ages 15&Up: Fresh from the Far West Coast, California Dreaming! I had the opportunity a few years ago to assist Hugh Carpenter, a California Chef and Cookbook author, and these recipes are from Hugh’s books on California style cooking. Starting with Grilled Chicken Satay’s with peanut dipping sauce; then Ahi Tuna grilled with a Ginger Basil Butter Sauce, and for sides, roasted new potatoes and grilled Asparagus spears. Take home recipes. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273932 Ross Boddy CC 6/1 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Grandma’s For Sunday Dinner

Discover Authentic Tuscany

Ages 15&Up: Just Like You Remember, No matter Where You Grew Up! We will prove that you can go back to days gone by for Sunday supper. From the south we’ll do Chicken and Rolled Herbed Dumplings; from the midwest Meatloaf with Tomato Gravy and from the northeast a Green Bean Casserole (no canned soup in this one). These are recipes that will bring your family running to the table and leave wanting more. This class features take home recipes as well as plenty to eat! So bring an appetite and join us. $15 food fee due instructor at class time 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273931 Ross Boddy CC 5/18 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Ages 15&Up: Simple, peasant like cuisine that exalts the use of fresh ingredients. Learn how to prepare authentic dishes such as Pappardelle with White Wine meat sauce, Sweet Peas and Pancetta, and Spring Mix with Reduced Balsamic Dressing.Take home recipes. $15 food fee due instructor at class. 1 Session $50 Instructor: Alba Johnson 273430 Ross Boddy CC 6/10 Th 7:00pm - 9:30pm

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Exercise & Fitness for Youth
Ages 4-10 Beginner: Fundamental twirling, marching, and basic dance techniques. Batons for class use are provided by instructor, however, purchase is recommended. Custom fit batons may be ordered at first class. Participants will demonstrate their skills in an informal parent performance at last class. Questions: Call Juli Duda at 240-422-6789 (cell), 301-865-5553 (phone) or email at: zipjld@aol.com 8 Sessions $49 Instructor: Julianna Duda 273903 Clemente, Roberto MS 4/12 M 5:45pm - 6:30pm 9 Sessions $55 Instructor: Julianna Duda 273904 Olney ES 4/13 Tu 6:15pm - 7:00pm 4/15 Th 4:30pm - 5:15pm 273905 Damascus CRC

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Baton 1 Beginner

Grilling and Smoking

Ages 15&Up: Wishing & Hoping that You are Grilling & Smoking! We’ll use both the big gas grill and the charcoal grill to discover a few new techniques to improve our summer time grilling experience. You’ll practice how to grill boneless, skinless chicken breasts without drying them out and turning them into hockey pucks. We’ll decorate the grill tops with Sausages Peppers and Onions then create beautiful big sandwiches. Just to make sure the we have it all under control, we’ll do some Pork Spare Ribs with a home made rub and barbecue sauce and finish it all off with a grilled dessert. This class features take home recipes as well as plenty to eat! So bring an appetite and join us. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. $50 1 Session Instructor: James Davis 273933 Ross Boddy CC 6/12 Sa 10:30am - 1:30pm

Baton 1 Intermediate

Ages 8-12 yrs Intermediate: Fundamental twirling, marching, and basic dance techniques. Batons for class use are provided by instructor, however, purchase is recommended. Custom fit batons may be ordered at first class. Participants will demonstrate their skills in an informal parent performance at last class. Questions: Call Juli Duda at 240-422-6789 (cell), 301-865-5553 (phone) or email at: zipjld@aol.com $49 8 Sessions Instructor: Julianna Duda 273907 Clemente, Roberto MS 4/12 M 6:30pm - 7:15pm 10 Sessions $61 Instructor: Julianna Duda 273908 Damascus CRC 4/15 Th 5:15pm - 6:00pm

It’s That Thai Again!

Cheerleading 1

Ages15&Up:Everybodys Favorite Thai! Get on your Rickshaw early because every time we offer this class it gets an amazing response. Sign up today for this one if you expect to be among the lucky twelve that get to start with a Thai Egg Roll Recipe (Po-Pia Thot), and then on to Chicken Satay (Gai Satay) served with ThaiStyle Stir-Fry Vegetables and Sticky Rice with Mango and Strawberries. This class features take home recipes as well as plenty to eat! So bring an appetite and join us. $15 food fee due instructor at class time. 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273935 Ross Boddy CC 6/15 Tu 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Ages 5-14 Beginner: Don’t miss this exciting 4 week cheerleading program! Students will learn new cheers and chants, proper motions, tumbling, safe stunting, and dynamic choreography. Questions: Call Phil Brudner at (301) 865-0666. 4 Sessions $71 Instructor: Philip Brudner 273176 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 5:00pm - 7:00pm Ages 13-15: Small group introduction into weight training for teens designed to teach weight room etiquette, proper stretching, cardiovascular equipment and the proper techniques of circuit training combining weight machines and free weights. Assistance in developing a personal program for you to continue on your own. Instructor is a Certified Trainer. Completion of program will allow teens to purchase an Exercise Room Pass at a reduced price (with adult- 18&Up supervision)! Questions call Fred Mosby at 202-210-3234 or email at fmosby@comcast. net or Doug Schwanke at 301- 774-7184 or email at dcschwanke@yahoo.com. 4 Sessions $71 Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272883 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 6:00pm - 7:00pm 272884 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm 272885 Bauer Drive CC 5/11 Tu 6:00pm - 7:00pm 272886 Upper County CC 5/13 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm Instructor: Fred Mosby 273910 Germantown CC 4/24 Sa 10:00am -11:00am 273911 Damascus CRC 5/22 Sa 10:00am -11:00am

Introduction to Weight Training-Youth

An Authentic Mexican Fiesta

Ages 15&Up:South Of the Border Was Never Better! I can’t think of a single person, relative, or casual acquaintance that does not love Mexican Food. We often confuse Mexican, Tex-Mex, Southwestern, Latin and Caribbean cuisines; in fact the terms are often used, in error, interchangeably. This class is just Mexican.. We’ll start with a Chopped Mexican Salad with Roasted Peppers, Corn, Tomatoes & Avocado, followed by a Chicken Tortilla Soup, then on to Crabmeat Empanadas with Grilled Corn Salsa & Poblano Cream Sauce. In addition we’ll have to make fresh salsa and then we’ll throw in some unusual taco’s. If you like south of the border, you’ll love this class. Take home recipes for wonderful meals that you can recreate at home. $15 food fee due to the instructor. 1 Session $50 Instructor: James Davis 273936 Ross Boddy CC 6/26 Sa 10:30am - 1:30pm

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Ages 5-11: Specialized noncompetitive dance fitness program for children. Benefits cardiovascular fitness, basic dance techniques, flexibility and coordination. Participants should wear loose clothes and tennis shoes. Questions: Call Jennifer Sambataro at 301-916-3533. $36 5 Sessions Instructor: Jennifer Sambataro 273178 Poolesville ES 4/13 Tu 3:20pm - 4:05pm

Junior Jazzercise

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Ballet Exercise
Ages 16&Up: Stretching, toning, balance, coordination and low impact cardio workout to classical music. Increase energy and flexibility, improve posture and body awareness. Wear comfortable clothing. Bring light hand weights, a mat, soft ballet shoes (or barefeet) and tennis shoes. Instructor: former professional dancer, ACE certified, owner Fitness Care LLC and 25 years experience. Question call 301-942-5168 12 Sessions $96 Instructor: Esther Kish 273794 Luxmanor ES 3/16 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm

yrs old is jam packed full of great music, fitness and sports drills, games, jump rope, yoga, stretching and other strength and conditioning moves. Please wear comfortable workout clothes, sneakers and bring a water bottle. Contact the instructor in advance of first class with any questions or to purchase materials: Arnie at Arnskates2@aol.com $99 9 Sessions Instructor: Arnola A. Reilly 274343 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids ®7-12yrs:Fitness/Yoga and girls, ages 7-12 Ages This class, for boys
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education based wellness program designed specifically for this age group. Built on the foundation of ‘fun’ and avoiding typical exercise routines that are such to bore children, instructors lead ‘recess’ through activities and games teaching children that exercise is not a chore, but more simply leading an active lifestyle through activities they enjoy. For more information contact jessicaconroy@reccessandresults.com. www.recessandresults.com 16 Sessions $180 Instructor: Wellness Inspirations LLC 272850 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/12 M, W 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Recess&Results ®6-11yrs: Recess and Results is a movement and Ages
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Ages 8-11 yrs (Mon.) and Ages 12-18 yrs (Fri.): Youth Bootcamp- an all encompassing total body workout designed for the young exerciser. This class is not only motivating, and effective, it is fun! Great music, effective exercises, and a motivational instructor are what makes this class for your child. 8 Sessions $48 Instructor: Studio 310 273367 Studio 310 4/12 M 3:30pm - 4:30pm 9 Sessions $48 Instructor: Studio 310 273368 Studio 310 4/16 F 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Youth and Teen Boot Camp at Studio 310

Ages 18 & Up: Do you struggle with weight loss, getting motivated to exercise and eating healthy? Need motivation, guidance and a support group to get started? Join the 10 week Biggest Loser Challenge! There is a Blue Team (Tuesday ‘Losers’) and Red Team (Saturday ‘Losers’). Each individual will receive their own personal coach, FREE body analysis, informative health and fitness topics and 10 passes (kickoff workout is FREE) to participate in kickboxing, body sculpting, power yoga, high energy cardio dance classes such as Zumba, Hip Hop or belly dancing and much more all provided at Studio 310. There will also be designated weekly weigh-ins and challenges between teams. You have nothing to lose but inches! For more information call 301-838-0310 or email info@studio-310.com $105 10 Sessions Instructor: Studio 310 273369 Studio 310 4/13 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm 273370 Studio 310 4/17 Sa 8:30am - 9:30am

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Bio Aerobics Tone & Firm

16&Up (Ages 13-16 if accompanied by a parent/ guardian): Increase flexibility; improve total body appearance; strengthen and tone abdominals, thighs and buttocks. Perfect for primary mat/floor exercise and to complement your regular aerobics program. Please bring a mat or towel. Resistance devices optional. Instructors are FITA and CPR certified. Questions call: 410-519-4186 8 Sessions $37 Instructor: Company Bio Aerobics Inc. 273185 Banneker, Benjamin MS 4/13 Tu 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Body Sculpt

Ages 16 & Up: Non impact, weight training style workout. This class is designed to tone your body and make it lean. In this class we use weights, resistance bands, and your body to get the ultimate workout. BYOW--Bring your own weights. (5lb weights and resistance bands are provided). 9 Sessions $54 Instructor: Studio 310 273364 Studio 310 4/16 F 9:30am -10:30am

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YOU CHOOSE THE START DATE!

Boot Camp & Maintenance Program

Register Anytime For These Programs! Enjoy workouts at locations and times convenient to your schedule. Passes are valid from your date of registration for the specified number of months and/or sessions.

A.C.T. The Workout

Ages 16&Up: A vigorous, easy to follow coed class. Choreographed to strengthen and tone all muscle groups and improve cardiovascular fitness. Bring hand and/or ankle weights (optional). Program is designed to allow self pacing for those who wish to work at low impact steps. Heart rates monitored throughout the hour. Plan your workout around your schedule and attend class at any location. Take your receipt to any class location below to pick up your session pass from the instructor. Your pass is valid for 3 months from the first class attended at any ACT location. Class Locations Days Times Wheaton Community Center M, W 6:00-7:00pm T,Th 6:00-7:00pm Wheaton Community Center Bauer Drive Community Center M, W 5:00-6:00pm Praisner Community Center M,W 7:00-8:00pm Fairland CC M,W 7:00-8:00pm Wayside ES M, W 7:00-8:00pm Potomac Community Center T,Th 7:00-8:00pm Wheaton Community Center Sat 9:00-10:00am Potomac CC Sat 9:00-10:00am Wayside ES Sun 9:30-10:30am Register anytime from April 5th - May 30th for these course passes. 12 Sessions $60 273144 273145 18 Sessions $80 273147 273148 24 Sessions $100 273149 273150 36 Sessions $145 273151 273152

For students new to the Sergeant’s Program. Two-Months (40 Session) $ 299 274378 Class Locations Days Times Germantown M-F 5:45am-6:45am M-F 5:40am-6:40am Rockville-AM Rockville-AM (men’s only class) M-F 5:45am-6:45am Potomac M-F 9:05am-10:05am M-F 5:30am-6:30am Olney Potomac M-F 6:00am-7:00am M-F 5:45am-6:45am Silver Spring-AM Silver Spring-PM M-F 6:30pm-7:30pm Bethesda M-F 5:45am-6:45am M-F 5:45am-6:45am Chevy Chase Damascus M-F 5:45am-6:45am M-F 5:50am-6:50am JCC Gaithersburg M-F 5:50am-6:50am Wheaton M-F 5:45am-6:45am

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The Sergeant’s Program

Ages 18&Up: An outdoor, no frills, military style program offering result-based structured workouts by highly trained instructors. Co-ed training for all fitness levels. Sweat through 45 minutes of jogging and calisthenics to strengthen all muscle groups and increase cardiovascular endurance. Out of Shape? Attend a beginner Boot Camp. In good shape? You will love our Maintenance Program. Classes meet 5 days/wk (M-F) Take your receipt to any class location listed below. Your pass is valid for 2 months (40 sessions) from the first class attended. Location addresses on MCRD website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec or email cdyson@sarge.com or call 301-944-1230 ext. 712 Register anytime from April 5th - May 30th for this course pass.

Ages 18&Up: Continuing student’s who have taken either Boot Camp or Maintenance Sergeant’s Program through MCRD in the past. Take your receipt to any class location listed below. Your pass is valid for 2 months (40 sessions) from the first class attended. Location addresses on MCRD website: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec or email cdyson@sarge.com or call 301-944-1230 ext. 712 Register anytime from April 5th - May 30th for this course pass. Two-Months (40 Session) $ 239 274377 Days Times Class Locations Germantown M-F 5:45am-6:45am Rockville-AM M-F 5:40am-6:40am Rockville-AM (men only) M-F 5:45am-6:45am Potomac M-F 9:05am-10:05am Olney M-F 5:30am-6:30am Potomac M-F 6:00am-7:00am Silver Spring-AM M-F 5:45am-6:45am Silver Spring-PM M-F 6:30pm-7:30pm Bethesda M-F 5:45am-6:45am Chevy Chase M-F 5:45am-6:45am Damascus M-F 5:45am-6:45am JCC M-F 5:50am-6:50am Gaithersburg M-F 5:50am-6:50am Wheaton M-F 5:45am-6:45am

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The Dynamic Ab Workout for Youth and Adults

Exercise & Fitness for Adults

Ages 45 to 65: This fun, effective and safe workout is designed especially for baby boomers (co-ed). Participants will burn fat, tone muscle and strengthen bones - all while having fun! This is a low impact, high-energy workout, so bring a mat, light hand weights and resistance bands. This class includes warm-up, cardio, strength training and an relaxing cool down. For questions contact: GettingFitwithJerry@comcast.net 6 Sessions $36 Instructor: Jaroslawa Palazzo 273600 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 9:00am -10:00am 273598 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 5:30pm - 6:30pm 273601 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 9:00am -10:00am 273599 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 5:30pm - 6:30pm Ages 16 & Up: In this class, you’ll work every muscle head to toe twice! Cardio, strength training, mixed with enthusiasm and motivation are what makes this class like no other! Conviently set at lunch time so you can incorporate your workout into your day and have your evening free for friend and family! 8 Sessions $48 Instructor: Studio 310 273897 Studio 310 4/12 M 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Better Bodies for Baby Boomers

Youth ages 6-15 and Adult ages 16 & Up: BeginnersAdvanced Students. Improve cardiovascular fitness, strengthen abdominal region, and burn calories through a fun aerobic workout. Learn stretches, crunches and exercise that will focus on Abs. Use of medicine ball and abdominal exercise equipment. An added bonus instructor will also supply jump ropes that will optimize cardiovascular conditioning and maximizes athletic skills combining agility, coordination, timing, and endurance. Both focus on fat burning, calorie-blasting that can easily be incorporated into anyone’s lifestyle. A great activity that the whole family can do together and get fit! (Bethesda/Chevy Chase HS-location please bring a mat to class for floor work). Use it alone or as a complement to The Ultimate Boxing Workout for Youth and Adult. Questions call Larry Johnson at: 301-681-3344 8 Sessions $43 Instructor: Larry Johnson 272865 Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS 4/12 M 7:30pm - 8:15pm 272862 Upper County CC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 7:45pm 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 7:45pm 272863 East County CC 272867 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 7:30pm - 8:15pm 272866 Kingsview MS 4/16 F 5:30pm - 6:15pm 272864 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/17 Sa 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Boot Camp at Studio 310

guardian). Resistant fitness band for men and women. Helps tone, strengthen and condition your enitre body. Builds endurance, relieves stress and increases flexibility. Ideal for home use and travel. Use it alone or as a complement to the Legs and Glutes, and/or Core and Stretch Conditioning. The instructor is a certified personal trainer. Doug Schwanke at 301-774-7184 or email at dcschwanke@yahoo.com. May purchase bands from instructor first day of class. $37 8 Sessions Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272878 Potomac CC 4/12 M, W 6:00pm - 6:30pm 272879 Potomac CC 5/10 M, W 6:00pm - 6:30pm Ages 16 & Up (13-15 if accompanied by a parent or guardian): This class is designed to work all of the major and minor muscle groups of the lower body using cardio conditioning, strength, and endurance. Use it alone or as a complement to Circuit Training. The instructor is a certified personal trainer. Doug Schwanke at 301-774-7184 or email at dcschwanke@ yahoo.com 8 Sessions $37 Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272872 Potomac CC 4/12 M, W 6:30pm - 7:00pm 272880 Potomac CC 5/10 M, W 6:30pm - 7:00pm Ages 16&Up (13-15 if accompanied by parent or guardian): Circuit training is an excellent way to simultaneously improve mobility, strength and stamina. The circuit training format utilizes a combination of strength training and cardiovascular conditioning exercises that are completed one exercise after another. Use it alone or as a complement to the Legs and Glutes and/or Core and Stretch Conditioning. The instructor is a certified personal trainer. Doug Schwanke at 301-774-7184 or email at dcschwanke@yahoo.com 8 Sessions $37 Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272874 Potomac CC 4/12 M, W 7:00pm - 7:30pm 272881 Potomac CC 5/10 M, W 7:00pm - 7:30pm

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Youth ages 6-15 and Adult ages 16 & Up: BeginnersAdvanced Students. Introduction to a boxer’s workout and continued skill development. Teaches students offense and self defense techniques, allowing students to gain confidence and improve skill level by working at several skill stations. No physical contact. Instructor is a former kickboxing champion with 28 years experience. Light sparring with instructor ONLY. All protective equipment provided. Use it alone or as a complement to The Dynamic Ab Workout for Youth and Adults. Questions call Larry Johnson at: 301-681-3344 8 Sessions $68 Instructor: Larry Johnson 272861 Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS 4/12 M 6:15pm - 7:30pm 272856 Upper County CC 4/13 Tu 5:45pm - 7:00pm 272857 Wheaton CC 4/14 W 5:30pm - 6:45pm 272858 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 6:15pm - 7:30pm 272859 Kingsview MS 4/16 F 6:30pm - 7:45pm 272860 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/17 Sa 11:15am -12:30pm

The Ultimate Boxing Workout for Youth and Adults

Circuit Training

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Ages 16 & Up (13-15 is accompanied by parent or guardian): A concentrated 30 minute abs style class that will work your core muscles (abs, low back, obloquies, etc) using calisthenics, resistance bands, and dumbells followed by stretching. Use it alone or as a compliement to Circuit Training. Instructor is a certified Personal Trainer. Question call Doug Schwanke at 301-774-7184 or email at dcschwanke@yahoo.com 8 Sessions $37 Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272876 Potomac CC 4/12 M, W 7:30pm - 8:00pm 272882 Potomac CC 5/10 M, W 7:30pm - 8:00pm Ages 16&Up: (13-15 if accompanied by a parent/ guardian). Complete cardiovascular aerobic workout for all those who love music and movement - women and men! Includes flexibility and leg routines leading into a full aerobic workout and final cool down, weights, abdominal work and cool down stretch. Varied music and interesting choreography from trained, experienced and CPR certified instructors. Wear supportive athletic shoes, bring a mat/blanket for floor work, and hand weights (optional). Questions email at dancenfitness@verizon.net $110 20 Sessions Instructor: Lois Achneider Antos 273160 Veirs Mill Local Park 4/6 Tu, Th 9:30am -10:30am Instructor: Trish Baker 273161 Bauer Drive CC 4/6 Tu, Th 4:30pm - 5:30pm Instructor: Alice Nonnelly 273162 Potomac CC 4/6 Tu, Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm Instructor: Katie Wiemers 273163 Rock View ES 4/6 Tu, Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Instructor: Jinjer Azuree 273164 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/7 W, M 6:00pm - 7:00pm Instructor: Wendy Eckenrode 273165 Cashell ES 4/7 W, M 6:30pm - 7:30pm Instructor: Elaine Waldstreicher 273166 Glenallan ES 4/7 W, M 7:30pm - 8:30pm Ages 16&Up: Add a THIRD day to your workout routine and see your strength and endurance improve! Pick any day Monday -Thursday or Saturday during our regular classes and keep dancing at a different location! Questions contact dancenfitness@verizon.net $55 10 Sessions Instructor: Katie Wiemers 273167 Veirs Mill Local Park 4/10 Sa 9:00am -10:00am 40 Sessions see above Instructor: see any of the regular locations 273168 TBA 4/6 M - Th 9:00am -10:00am Ages 16&Up: Get your heart rate up with the best of low impact aerobics! Join Judy Brook’s choreography based, fun and creative one-hour class. Judy is a AFAA and CPR certified instructor.Teaching level is beginner to intermediate. Be prepared to enjoy yourself and workout at the same time. Questions call Juliet Rodman at:301-229-7555 or email at Juliet@ wellnesscorporatesolutions.com 20 Sessions $120 Instructor: Judy Brookes 272901 Clara Barton CC 4/9 F, M 9:15am -10:15am

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Definitions Mat Pilates

Core and Stretch Conditioning

Exercise & Fitness for Adults

Ages 16&Up: A series of 34 exercises designed to improve overall body strength, balance, flexibility and core abdominal muscles. Rhythmic breathing taught to enhance exercise flow and mind/body connection. Bring mat/towel. Instructor ACE & CPR certified.Questions call Juliet Rodman at: 301-229-7555 or email at Juliet@wellnesscorporatesolutions.com 11 Sessions $99 Instructor: Juliet Rodman 272905 Clara Barton CC 4/7 W 8:30am - 9:15am

Definitions Strength Training

Dance & Fitness

Ages 16&Up: Gain body strength, flexibility and endurance using free weights. A perfect opportunity to learn proper form for weight bearing exercises. Initial 5 min. body warm-up with 40 min. of strength training, 5 min. abdominal work and 10 min. cool down using stretching and yoga positions. Bring mat/towel and light hand weights. Instructor has BA in Phys. Ed. and is ACE & CPR certified. Perfect for beginners and intermediates. Questions call Juliet Rodman at: 301-229-7555 or email at Juliet@wellnesscorporatesolutions.com $132 22 Sessions Instructor: Juliet Rodman 272902 Clara Barton CC 4/6 Tu, Th 9:15am -10:15am 272903 Clara Barton CC 4/6 Tu, Th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Dynaerobics

Dance & Fitness Add a Class

Ages 16&Up:(Ages 13-15 if accompanied by a parent/guardian): A total program, perfect for cross trainers. Energizing warm up, choreographed, safe high and low impact aerobics, strengthening and toning exercises with resistance bands and a relaxing cool down stretch. Bring a mat/towel. Owned and choreographed by Ferhan Kiper Doyle. Questions contact Ferhan Kiper Doyle at FerhanDoyle@aol.com $52 9 Sessions Instructor: Regina Gaither 272855 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 10:00am -11:00am 16 Sessions $93 Instructor: Lee Berry 272851 Wyngate ES 4/12 M, W 6:00pm - 7:00pm Instructor: Nancy Dameron 272852 Cloverly ES 4/12 M, W 6:30pm - 7:30pm 18 Sessions $105 Instructor: Gail Oring 272853 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu, Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm Ages 16&Up: (Ages 13-15 if accompanied by a parent/guardian): A serious workout to firm all major muscle groups. Special attention given to the abdominals, hips, thighs and gluteals. Includes strength and toning exercises with resistance bands and a relaxing cool down stretch. Bring a mat. Resistance bands provided and hand weights optional. Owned and choreographed by Ferhan Kiper Doyle. Questions contact Ferhan Kiper Doyle at FerhanDoyle@aol.com 9 Sessions $52 Instructor: Gina Dols 273187 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 11:00am -12:00pm 16 Sessions $93 Instructor: Regina Gaither 273186 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M, W 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dynaerobics Body Sculpting

Definitions Low Impact Aerobics

Spring to it! Get up off the couch and move it. We have an exercise class for every interest and fitness level.
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Introduction to Pilates
Ages 16 & Up: Introduce your body to the movements and principles of the Pilates method. Discover the muscles of your abdominals, lower back, hips and buttocks which make up your core or ‘Powerhouse.’ Pilates will strengthen and tone muscles, improve your posture, flexibility, balance and enhance your physical and emotional well-being. Please bring a mat. For questions regarding this class or information on the instructor, visit www.peacecorewellness.com, Email tanya@peacecorewellness.com or call 571-278-5291. 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Tanya Proffitt 273323 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 12:30pm - 1:30pm 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Tanya Proffitt 273322 Longwood CC 4/14 W 9:30am -10:30am

Exercise & Fitness for Adults

Jacki Sorensen’s Aerobic Dance

Group Workout Pilates On The Ball

Ages 16&Up: A non-aerobic, new and different approach to total fitness. Experience balance, core stabilization, flexibility, plyometrics, weight loss and strength training through an integrated training model designed to systematically progress the student. Instructor is a certified personal trainer. Bring a mat/ towel and 65 cm exercise ball to class. For more information contact Fred Mosby at 202-210-3234 or email at fmosby@comcast.net 12 Sessions $110 Instructor: Fred Mosby 273909 Germantown CC 4/20 Tu, Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Ages 16&Up: Complete, safe, effective and fun fitness program that burns calories and increases flexibility, strength and endurance. All routines are adaptable to low impact and low intensity levels through self pacing. Heart rate monitoring and ‘on your feet’ muscle strengthening. Bring mat and hand and/ or ankle weights (optional). Questions call Karin at:(240)-207-3091 9 Sessions $54 Instructor: Karin Baker 274066 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 9:00am -10:00am 274067 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 9:00am -10:00am

Jacki Sorensen’s Strong Step

H & H Fitness ®16 & Up (13-15 if accompanied by a parent or Ages
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guardian). A workout consisting of stretching, training, and a cardio workout to improve your endurance, strength, flexibility and balance. Burn calories and have fun with this energetic fitness workout. The use of mini balls, jump ropes and other tools will help you improve you cardiovascular conditioning and strengthen your core. You will also leanr some dance moves and other skills to incorporate into your lifestyle. Please bring mat, arm weights and water. Questions email h-hfitness@comast.net 16 Sessions $104 Instructor: H & H Fitness 274344 Great Seneca Creek ES 4/12 M, W 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Ages 16&Up: A high energy low impact fitness class; a blend of exercise, bench and resistance training providing a full body workout. Students can adjust step level to vary intensity. Participants provide own step and exercise mat 1-6 lbs. hand weights (optional). Limited steps available for class use, call instructor to verify availability at (240)-207-3091 9 Sessions $54 Instructor: Karin Baker 274068 Potomac CC 4/16 F 9:00am -10:00am Ages 13&Up: Includes warm-up, high-energy aerobic routines, muscle toning and cool-down stretch segment. Jazzercise combines elements of dance, resistance training, Pilates, Yoga, kick-boxing and FUN for every age and fitness levels. Enjoy workouts at locations and times convenient to your schedule. There are no restrictions on number of classes you can attend. Your registration is valid for 2 months from first class taken. Take your receipt to first class location below for the instructor. Please bring exercise mat and handheld weights (optional). Questions call Diane Elmore at 301-330-0896 or email at: dielmojazz@verizon.net. 8 Sessions $50 Instructor: Diane Elmore 272897 Upper County CC 3/29 M 6:30pm - 7:30pm 272898 Damascus CRC 3/29 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm 272899 Upper County CC 3/31 W 6:30pm - 7:30pm 272900 Damascus CRC 3/31 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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guardian): Put a new spin on your workout! Hoopfit takes hula-hooping to the next level. Power a hoop with your body and get an intense fat-burning, muscle-toning cardio workout! It is also great fun! This is a full body workout, from a body awakening warm-up to an invigorating workout, continuing with strength training and ending with stretching-all done with a hoop. Hoops provided in class, optional to purchase from instructor or bring your own. Wear natural fibers. Email Jeanne for more information at: jeanne@hoopmotion.com 8 Sessions $56 Instructor: Jeanne M. Lieder 273319 Potomac CC 4/12 M 9:00am -10:00am 9 Sessions $63 Instructor: Jeanne M. Lieder 273321 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273320 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Kelley’s Complete Fitness Workout

Exercise & Fitness for Adults

Ages 13&Up: A safe,effective program that strengthens and tones ALL major muscle groups. The instructor incorporates elements of Yoga, Pilates, Kickboxing, and traditional exercise into a total body workout that is choreographed to appropriate music. Emphasis is placed on proper execution, body alignment, and posture; each class concludes with a relaxation segment. Bring a towel or mat to class; light hand weights are optional. Instructor has a BS degree in Physical Education and over 20 years of experience. Questions contact Pam at: 301-774-6342 8 Sessions $60 Instructor: Pamela Kelley 272892 Wheaton CC 4/12 M 9:15am -10:30am 272896 Longwood CC 4/12 M 7:15pm - 8:30pm 9 Sessions $68 Instructor: Pamela Kelley 272894 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 9:10am -10:25am 272895 Longwood CC 4/14 W 7:15pm - 8:30pm 272893 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 9:15am -10:30am

Kettlebells Workshop-Beginners

Ages 16&Up: A terrific combination of Pilates Mat Work plus a low impact/high intensity aerobic workout. Gain core strength, general muscular strength and flexibility in addition to cardiovascular and respiratory improvement through lively music and carefully choreographed routines. Students are strongly urged to register for at least two days a week to achieve the best results. 10 Sessions $60 Instructor: Betsy Saunders 273169 Wheaton CC 4/13 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm 273170 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 7:15pm - 8:15pm

Jazzmatazz Low Impact Aerobics

Ages 18 & Up: If you are looking for a workout regime that incorporates strength training, muscle conditioning, and aerobic exercise all in one workout, then this hands-on basic kettlebell workshop is for you. Kettlebells are solid cast iron weights that look like a cannonball with a handle. The kettlebell fitness program is a dynamic all-over-body cardio and strength training workout. The kettlebell workshop is ideal for anyone who wants to: Burn fat quickly, Increase flexibility and mobility, Get toned and lean. Get results fast for optimum fitness! Instruction provided by MarylandKettlebells.com. For more information email us at marylandkettlebells@gmail.com or call 301-6229000. $120 8 Sessions Instructor: Maryland Kettlebells 275297 East County CC 4/10 Sa 11:00am-12:00am

Kickboxing

Jazzmatazz Aerobics Light

Active Seniors & Beginners Ages 18&Up: A fun filled, choreographed, very low to no impact aerobic workout emphasizing cardiovascular strength and endurance along with muscular strength & flexibility. To achieve best results, students are strongly encouraged to register for both days. 10 Sessions $60 Instructor: Betsy Saunders 273171 Wheaton CC 4/13 Tu 9:00am -10:00am 273172 Wheaton CC 4/15 Th 9:00am -10:00am

Ages 16 & Up: High impact, taeboe style workout designed to make you sweat and shed those unwanted pounds. $48 8 Sessions Instructor: Studio 310 273356 Studio 310 4/12 M 7:30pm - 8:30pm 9 Sessions $54 Instructor: Studio 310 273357 Studio 310 4/14 W 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Intermediate Pilates

Jazzmatazz Pilates

Age 16&Up: A Pilates based exercise program rooted in modern/jazz dance consisting of a series of choreographed, but gentle, non-impact exercises. Designed to develop core abdominal muscles for spinal and lower back stabilization, to strengthen the body while lengthening muscles, and to increase overall flexibility. Attendance at the first two classes is mandatory, as key techniques are taught. For maximum benefit, students are strongly urged to register for both days. 9 Sessions $68 Instructor: Betsy Saunders 273173 Sligo Middle School 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:15pm 10 Sessions $75 Instructor: Betsy Saunders 273174 Sligo Middle School 4/14 W 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Ages 16 & Up: Achieve a leaner, sculpted body, increase abdominal and lower back strength and improve your posture. A total body workout from head to toe. Please bring a mat. For questions regarding this class or information on the instructor, visit www. peacecorewellness.com, Email tanya@peacecorewellness.com or call 571-278-5291. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Tanya Proffitt 273821 Bauer Drive CC 7/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Summer is around the corner. Is your body bathing suit-ready? Our fitness classes will help you get in shape for summer!

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Ages 16&Up: A unique exercise experience opening with a total body warm up, aerobic conditioning for cardiovascular fitness and floor exercises for toning hips, thighs, abdominals and gluteals. Program provides flexibility, endurance, strength training. Please bring mat, dynaband, and hand weights to class. Questions call Millie at: 301-588-3577. 11 Sessions $72 Instructor: Mildred Norwood Trimble 272868 Pilgrim Hills Local Park 4/7 W 9:30am -10:45am 272869 Pilgrim Hills Local Park 4/9 F 9:30am -10:45am

Movin’ with Millie: Aerobic Slimnastics

view the basic principles and exercises of the Pilates Mat workout, continuing to develop core strength, coordination, flexibility, and balance. Students will begin exploring a series of small apparatus (Bosu, Gliding Disks, Foam Rollers, and Resistance Balls) in a circuit format. Contact instructor with questions Arnie at Arnskates2@aol.com 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Arnie Reilly 274081 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/12 M 12:00pm - 1:00pm 274103 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/14 W 12:00pm - 1:00pm Ages 16&Up: Small group introductory instruction designed to teach individuals safe & effective exercises that work all major muscle groups using machines, free weights and dumbbells. Assistance in developing a personal program for you to continue on your own. Instructors are Certified Trainers. Question call Fred Mosby at (202) 210-3234or email at fmosby@ verizon.net or Doug Schwanke at (301) 774-7184 or dcschwanke@yahoo.com $71 4 Sessions Instructor: Douglas Schwanke 272887 Potomac CC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm 272888 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 272889 Bauer Drive CC 5/11 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm 272890 Upper County CC 5/13 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Instructor: Fred Mosby 272891 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm 273912 Germantown CC 4/15 Th 7:15pm - 8:15pm 273913 Germantown CC 5/11 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm 273914 Germantown CC 5/13 Th 7:15pm - 8:15pm Ages 18 & Up: High impact, nonstop, boot camp style workouts that will really make your muscles burn while you burn those unwanted calories. In this class you will use benches, light weights, resistance bands, and other fitness techniques to get your muscles toned. 9 Sessions $54 Instructor: Studio 310 273361 Studio 310 4/13 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm 273362 Studio 310 4/18 Su 9:00am -10:00am

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The Labyrinth: An Ancient Meditation Tool
Ages 18 & Up: Labyrinths have been used for thousands of years as non-denominational tools for meditation, relaxation, healing, enlightenment and more. Anyone can experience benefits simply by walking the labyrinth path. No meditation training is needed. We’ll use an indoor labyrinth and start with brief instructions for walking, then a simple guided meditation, and finally participants can move onto the labyrinth at their own pace. Soft music and lighting are used to enhance the experience. Walk this ancient path to reflect, relax and find your center. More information can be found on www.seeking-peace.com. $30 2 Sessions Instructor: Key Seminars 274496 Davis Com Library 5/3 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Small Group Intro to Weight Training

Learn to Meditate

Total Body Conditioning

Ages 18 & Up: Experience a variety of meditation practices used to quiet the mind, reduce stress and enhance wellness. Participants will learn simple nondenominational techniques that focus on awareness of thoughts, breath, body, and words or mantras. Each class includes precise instruction, guided meditations, short periods of silent meditation and time for reflection. Enter this peaceful environment to discover the quiet within and gain a clear understanding of how to meditate on your own. For further information please contact instructor at joy@seeking-peace.com or 301-530-0583. $35 2 Sessions Instructor: Key Seminars 273795 Davis Com Library 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Qi Gong- Introduction

Age 18&Up: Relax your body, calm you mind, and refresh your heart with a series of graceful movements that stimulate the flow of energy. Sometimes called Chinese Yoga, Qi Gong consists of easy-to-learn, graceful movements that are easy-to-do and suitable for all ages and abilities. Through regular practice of Qi Gong discover a way to relax and enhance your health, happiness and overall well-being. Classes are conducted in an informal, relaxed manner by a trained Qi Gong instructor. Wear nonrestrictive clothing. Questions please contact Mike at: 202-258-1008 10 Sessions $72 Instructor: Michael Kornely 273143 Pinecrest Local Park 4/17 Sa 10:30am -11:45am

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Tai Chi, Beginning
Age 16&Up: (Ages 13-15 if accompanied by a parent/ guardian). An ancient Chinese exercise form practiced by millions for both physical and spiritual development. Benefits the top athlete or someone recovering from injuries or back problems. Tai Chi is a graceful, flowing form benefiting posture, strength and over all vitality. Wear loose clothing. People interested in observing a class before registering are welcome. 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Andy Schettino 272906 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Lon Holland 272907 Wheaton CC 4/7 W 7:15pm - 8:15pm

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Ages 16 & Up: Classes are designed for all abilities, and for students of all ages. In hatha yoga, you stretch and strengthen. Your body relaxes and your mind quiets. You become more flexible, improve your balance and strengthen tired muscles. You learn about yourself as you explore the yoga postures and experience the calming effects of the breathing practices. Classes take place at a small studio in a suburban Gaithersburg home. Small classes offer caring, personal attention tailored to your body’s individual needs in an environment of serenity and harmony. Wear nonrestrictive clothing. You do not need to bring a mat to class. All materials are provided. Contact Hillary at 301-924-5164 or hillary@divinelifeyoga.com for further information. $112 8 Sessions Instructor: Hillary Blackton 272870 Divine Life Yoga Studio 4/12 M 7:30pm - 9:00pm 5:30pm - 7:00pm 272871 Divine Life Yoga Studio 4/15 Th

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Divine Life Yoga

Tai Chi, Continuing

Age 16&Up: (13-15 if accompanied by a parent or guardian). Continuing Students Level II. 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Andy Schettino 272910 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 M 8:00pm - 9:00pm 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Lon Holland 272909 Wheaton CC 4/7 W 8:15pm - 9:15pm Instructor: Neil Levine 272908 Potomac CC 4/6 Tu 7:15pm - 8:15pm Ages 18&Up: This unique class combines three different branches of Chinese exercises to promote overall well being. A warm-up consists of the therapeutic stretch exercises of Lian Gong Shi Ba Fa and the holistic exercises of Ba Duan Jin Qigong to promote internal health and unblock the meridians in the body. This is followed by step-by-step instruction of the 24 form simplified Yang style Tai Chi Chuan, which focuses on breathing, directing the mind, stretching and aligning the body, and developing ‘Qi’ or energy. Regular practice helps alleviates existing ailments and prevent health issues, such as arthritis and back pain. It is beneficial and suitable for people of all ages. Note: Due to the nature of the program, this class is offered in three parts of 8 sections each - Part I during the Spring, Part II during the Fall & Part III during the Winter. Questions contact Louise at: 301-768-0059 $144 8 Session Instructor: Louise Liu 275496 Beth-Chevy Chase HS 4/13 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm

Easy Yoga with Moira Martin

Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong, Beginning

Ages 16 & Up: Ages 16 & Up: A slower pace for mixed levels that modifies basic yoga poses to enhance each individual experience. Relaxation techniques and easy going dynamic movement coordinated with simple rhythmic breathing. Increase energy, stamina, muscle strength and flexibility, and learn to release tension. Introduction to meditation. Bring a mat/towel and wear comfortable clothing. Questions call Moira at 301-493-9065 8 Sessions $84 Instructor: Moira Martin 273330 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/22 Th 9:30am -10:45am Ages 16&Up: (14-15 yrs if accompanied by a parent or guardian). Combines warm-ups, gentle postures, and yogic breathing to improve mobility and reduce stress. We will learn the basic principles of body alignment and breathe awareness, inspired by a meaningful intention and a joyful attitude. The instructor encourages students to listen to their bodies and progress at their own pace. Gentle Yoga allows the student to take a slower approach to beginning yoga. Wear comfortable clothes such as t-shirts, shorts, tights, or leggings. Bare feet are essential. Bring a sticky yoga mat and a yoga blanket. Contact the instructor in advance of first class with any questions or to purchase materials: (Irene Bopp) Irene54@aol.com or (Sherry Weber) massageworks3@verizon.net or (Arnie Reilly) at Arnskates2@aol.com 8 Sessions $72 Instructor: Sherry Weber 273193 Longwood CC 4/12 M 5:00pm - 6:00pm 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Irene Bopp 273194 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 6:15pm - 7:15pm 273195 Wheaton CC 4/13 Tu 10:30am -11:30am Instructor: Arnola A. Reilly 274106 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/14 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 274113 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/14 W 9:30am -10:30am

Gentle Yoga

Tai Chi and Kung Fu for Mind-Body Connection

Ages 16 & Up: Come and experience Tai Chi, a special form of Internal Kung Fu, which develops strong connections between your mind and your body’s internal energy. You will learn authentic Tai Chi forms, drills and martial techniques for developing agility, stamina, mental sharpness and awareness of selfdefense. This class will have light body contact and feature a light to moderate workout. Class taught by TCCII Instructors. Children ages 13-15 permitted with parent or guardian who also takes the class. For more information contact TCCII at info@tccii.com 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: International, LLC Traditional Chinese Culture Institute 272911 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/6 Tu 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Yoga for Beginners

Ages 16 & Up: A physically vigorous class with benefits for your body, mind and spirit: a Stretch and tone muscle, release chronic tension, de-stress and refresh. Calm restless thoughts, cultivate concentration, and support mental clarity and confidence. Encourage self-acceptance, honor inner wisdom, and invite deep peace. Classes begin with warm-up movements and breathe awareness to prepare you for yoga postures. The heart of each class is a sequence of postures that stretch, strengthen, and balance your body. Each class ends with deep relaxation and meditation. Wear nonrestrictive clothing and bring a blanket/mat and bare feet to class. Questions call Nancy at: 301-294-6008 9 Sessions $124 Instructor: Yoga Tribe LLC 273895 Germantown CC 4/10 Sa 9:00am -10:30am 4/13 Tu 10:30am -12:00pm 273893 Bauer Drive CC 273894 Norbeck-Mncstr Mill NP 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Intermediate Yoga

Ages 16 & Up: A physically vigorous class with benefits for your body, mind and spirit: a Stretch and tone muscle, release chronic tension, de-stress and refresh. Calm restless thoughts, cultivate concentration, and support mental clarity and confidence. Encourage self-acceptance, honor inner wisdom, and invite deep peace. Classes begin with warm-up movements and breathe awareness to prepare you for yoga postures. The heart of each class is a sequence of postures that stretch, strengthen, and balance your body. Each class ends with deep relaxation and meditation. Previous yoga experience is recommended. Wear non-restrictive clothing and bring a mat and bare feet to class. Question call Nancy at: 301-294-6008 $124 9 Sessions Instructor: Yoga Tribe LLC 273896 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 12:30pm - 2:00pm Age 18&Up Beginner : Postures and exercises to tone, firm and realign body; relaxation, visualization and stress management. Bring blanket or mat to class. $83 9 Sessions Instructor: Suzana Cooper 273818 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/16 F 10:30am -11:30am

Hatha Yoga and Stress Management Beg/Con

Hatha Yoga and Stress Management

Age 18&Up Continuing Students & Beginners : Postures and exercises to tone, firm and realign body; relaxation visualization and stress management. Bring blanket or mat to class. 11 Sessions $104 Instructor: Suzana Cooper 273820 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/17 Sa 9:30am -10:45am

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga and Stress Management 2

Age 18&Up Intermediate/Advanced: Prerequisitebeginner class with Cooper. $104 11 Sessions Instructor: Suzana Cooper 273819 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/16 F 9:15am -10:30am

Ages 16 & up: Beginning and continuing students are welcome. Increase well-being, reduce stress, improve concentration and develop strength, flexibility and balance. This class includes instruction and practice of yoga postures, breath awareness and techniques for calming and focusing the mind. Wear non-restrictive clothing and bring a yoga mat to class. Contact Mercedes at mercedita@verizon.net or 240-676-2914 for further information. 9 Sessions $102 Instructor: Mercedes Santos 273153 Long Branch CC 4/14 W 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Power Yoga

Ages 16 & Up: A constant moving, flowing yoga that concentrates on keeping your body moving and increasing your heart rate. Core stability, balance, and strength training are also components of this class. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Studio 310 273365 Studio 310 4/16 F 10:30am -11:30am

Vini Yoga

Ages 14&Up: For continuing and beginning students. Relaxation techniques and easy going dynamic movement coordinated with simple rhythmic breathing. Increase energy, stamina, muscle strength and flexibility, and learn to release tension. Introduction to meditation. Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing. Questions contact Pat at: 301-251-1058 9 Sessions $104 Instructor: Patricia Miller 273544 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 9:15am -10:30am 273545 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 6:30pm - 7:45pm

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Vini Yoga Intermediate
Ages 14&Up: For continuing students. Previous yoga experience required. More emphasis on sequences, breathing, & meditation. Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing. Questions contact Pat at: 301-251-1058 8 Sessions $92 Instructor: Patricia Miller 273546 Potomac CC 4/12 M 6:30pm - 7:45pm For Seniors and All Others 14&Up: For continuing and beginning students. Relaxation techniques and easy going movements coordinated with simple rhythmic breathing. Increase energy, stamina, muscle strength and flexibility; release tension. Introduces meditation. Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing. Questions contact Pat at: 301-251-1058 9 Sessions $104 Instructor: Patricia Miller 273543 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 10:45am -12:00pm Ages 16&Up: (14-15 yrs with accompanied by parent or guardian). Introduces beginning and continuing students to yogic principles of body alignment and breath awareness, inspired by a meaningful intention and a joyful attitude. Emphasis is placed on standing poses and strengthening and stretching the legs, back, and shoulders. Benefits of this practice include improved muscle tone, increased circulation, better concentration, and deeper relaxation. Wear comfortable clothes such as t-shirts, shorts, tights, or leggings. Bare feet are essential. Bring a sticky yoga mat and a yoga blanket. Contact the instructor in advance of first class with any questions or to purchase materials: (Irene Bopp) Irene54@aol.com or (Sherry Weber) massageworks3@verizon.net or (Arnie Reilly) at Arnskates2@aol.com $72 8 Sessions Instructor: Sherry Weber 273189 Longwood CC 4/12 M 6:00pm - 7:00pm 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Irene Bopp 273188 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm 273196 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/14 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273190 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/15 Th 10:30am -11:30am 273191 Paint Branch HS 4/15 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Instructor: Sherry Weber 273192 Longwood CC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:15pm Instructor: Arnie Reilly 274085 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 9:30am -10:30am 274087 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 12:00pm - 1:00pm 274088 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/14 W 7:30pm - 8:30pm 274102 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 8:00pm - 9:00pm 274116 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Healthy Choices
Controlling Yeast and Parasites
Ages 18 & Up: Many of you are unaware that we have systemic years (unfriendly bacteria) overgrowth that creates unhealthy symptoms, and weakens the immune system. Learn how to identify a systemic yeast overgrowth, and discover its many origins including dietary. Find out which foods, herbs, pro-biotics, and supplements eliminate yeast. Also covered are the types of parasites, how we acquire them, how to prevent exposure and the foods and herbs that help to eliminate parasites. Instructor is a Natural Health Consultant with a Bachelor in Natural Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at 301-340-6621 or hbgroves@gmail.com $30 1 Sessions Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273806 Bauer Drive CC 4/21 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 4/26 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273807 Longwood CC

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Vini Easy Going Yoga

Yoga Basics

Exploring Homeopathic Tissue Salts

Ages 18 & Up: There are twelve tissues, or cell, salts that are vital for the proper functioning of all bodily systems. A deficiency in any of these salts can result in symptoms of imbalance or illness. Discover how to recognize deficiencies, and match up tissue salts to your health issues. Find out the beneficial ways they can be used for prevention. Homeopathic tissue salts are non-prescriptive, safe and have no harmful side effects. Instructor is a Natural Health Consultant with a Bachelor in Natural Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at 301-340-6621 or hbgroves@ gmail.com 1 Sessions $30 Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273808 Bauer Drive CC 5/12 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ages 18 & Up: Toxins can collect in your body from many sources. Poisons that build up in any part of your body may weaken your immune system, and ultimately compromise your health and promote illness. Everyone benefits from detoxification, but individuals with autoimmune and chronic disease especially need to learn simple cleansing methods to incorporate into their lifestyles. Instructor has a bachelors in Natual Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at: 301-340-6621 or email at hbgroves@gmail.com 1 Sessions $30 Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273811 Germantown CC 4/22 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273810 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/29 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273812 Bauer Drive CC 6/2 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273813 East County CC 6/3 Th 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Gentle Methods of Detox to Fit Your Lifestyle

Healthy Choices: Gym Basic 101 Workshop

Ages 18 & Up: You joined the gym...now what?! Learn to navigate your way around the gym, proper gym etiquette, what to bring, wear, how to use that ‘big scary machine’, trainers, and more. This work shop is for everyone who wants to achieve success with their gym! Lectures will be hosted by Studio310’s director, Liz Corah. Liz is a national fitness presenter with SCW fitness and has over ten years experience in the health/fitness industry’ 1 Sessions $15 Instructor: Studio 310 273899 Studio 310 4/17 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Nutrition-Sugar Blues Deconstruct Sugar Cravings for Good

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Ages 16&Up: Do you find yourself in a constant struggle to conquer your cravings for sweets and other carbohydrates? Come to this interesting and informative seminar so that you can get the necessary tools to combat the Sugar Blues. The Sugar Blues have gotten a hold of you if you are prone to mood swings, have cravings for sweets and can’t get a handle on your weight. Do you know that eating too much sugar will shorten your life? By the end of this seminar, you will learn why (and most importantly how) you need to reduce your dependence on sugar. You will leave with delicious snack ideas, a few tasty treats and recipes that will make you forget about wanting high sugar content foods. An interactive nutrition workshops taught by a certified Holistic Health Counselor (HHC) with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology integrates fitness, psychology and nutrition to balance mind, body and spirit. $5.00 material fee due to instructor. For more information contact Linda at: 301-943-5737 or email a 1 Sessions $43 Instructor: Linda Petursdottir 273800 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/12 W 6:30pm - 9:00pm

The Healing Qualities of Water
Ages 18 & Up: Chronic dehydration is a comtemporary problem that is more prevalent than most of us realize. In this valuable workshop, you will find out how dehydration can be one of the root causes of asthma, allergies, hypertension, digestive problems, excess weight, diabetes, headaches, premature aging, many degenerative conditions, and much more. Learn about how your body naturally tries to regulate salt and water balance, ways to safely re-hydrate yourself to gain better health, the enormous healing qualitites of cell salts, and more. Instructor is a Natural Health Consultant with a Bachelor in Natual Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at: 301-340-6621 or email at hbgroves@gmail.com 1 Sessions $30 Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273816 Bauer Drive CC 5/5 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273817 Germantown CC 5/17 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ages 16 & Up:Our Self Talk is our thoughts. Do you want the decisions you make to come from a positive or negative place? Our thoughts affect our relationships and careers, the direction of our goals and visions. Learn eight Positive Self Talk Strategies that will help you develop positive self talk and de-clutter your mind. For information contact Susan Samakow at: 301-706-7226 or email at: susan@selftalkcoach.net $35 1 Sessions Instructor: Susan Samakow 273155 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 8:30pm 273154 Potomac CC 4/27 Tu 6:30pm - 8:30pm 273547 Jane E. Lawton CC 5/18 Tu 6:30pm - 8:30pm 273548 Jane E. Lawton CC 6/8 Tu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Ages 18 & Up: Enzymes are crucial to good health, but their importance has been only recently understood. Learn what enzymes are, the different types, and their functions. Discover how enzyme deficiency is created, and the many health symptoms related to lack of sufficient enzymes in the diet. Find out about the children’s issues that may be related to enzyme deficiency. Discover the food sources of enzymes, how to prepare meals to optimally preserve them, and how to choose enzyme supplements. Instructor is a Natural Health Consultant with a Bachelor in Natural Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at 301-340-6621 or hbgroves@gmail.com 1 Sessions $30 Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273804 Bauer Drive CC 4/28 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273805 Longwood CC 5/3 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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®Power of Positive: 8 Strategies
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Understanding Enzymes

Ages 18 & Up: Do busy summer schedules and vacations pose a challenge to your health and wellness goals? Is lack of time one of the main reasons you forgo healthy eating? Isn’t it time to learn quick and easy steps to master your munchies this summer? You’ll leave this class with a solid strategies for incorporating healthy snacks into your day, how to make the best choice at restaurants and airports, as well as selecting top 10 travel foods. And you’ll feel less confused about what healthy foods mean and how the right ones will fuel your body all day long so that you’ll feel better, get more done and have more fun ! An interactive nutrition workshops taught by a certified Holistic Health Counselor (HHC) with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology integrates fitness, psychology and nutrition to balance mind, body and spirit. $5.00 material fee due to instructor. For more information contact Linda at: 301-943-5737 or email at: linda@simplewellbeing.com 1 Sessions $25 Instructor: Linda Petursdottir 273798 Wisconsin Place CRC 5/18 Tu 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Nutrtion-Summer Vacation, Staying Healthy On the Go

Nutrition-Understanding and Avoiding Inflammatory Foods
Ages 18 &Up: Inflammatory foods can damage your immune syste, compromise your health, and set you up for illness. Learn how these foods can harm the body, recognize the symptoms they provoke, and the diseases they promote. Discover healthy substitutes for the foods that are best avoided. Find out the ways to strengthen the immune system, and create better health through wiser food choices. Instructor is a Natural Health Consultant with a Bachelor in Natural

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Health Studies. For more information contact Hilde at 301-340-6621 or hbgroves@gmail.com $30 1 Sessions Instructor: Hildegard Groves 273802 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273803 Longwood CC 4/19 M 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Altitude

®Your Attitude Determines Your
Ages 18 & Up: Individuals with a good attitude live healthier and happier lives. This important presentation discusses the steps necessary to building and maintaining a positive attitude to achieve greater levels of health and success in life. You’ll learn how to have more constructive self-talk, better manage your emotions, and counteract self-defeating behaviors. Questions, please contact Greg Brannan at 240-529-6724. 1 Session $25 275498 Longwood CC 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:30pm 275497 Damascus CC 4/19 M 7:00pm - 8:30pm 275499 Praisner CC 4/22 Th 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Healthy Choices: Youth Nutrition Workshop

Ages 8-16yrs: Learning to make the best food choices possible! Sometimes it’s hard, as an adolescent, to maintain healthy eating habits while on the go, or out with friends. Most often our youth sur come to the pressure of eating on the go, or comfort foods. It is certainly not easy to say no to favorite foods when peers have no inhibitions about what they are eating. In this work shop, tweens and teens will learn tricks to healthier eating while still enjoying their favorite foods. Food guidelines, recommendations, and weekly meal planning will be discussed. Tricks while eating out, comfort foods and foods that work better for your body will also be our topics. This workshop is for every BODY who seeks to eat their way to a healthier life. Lectures will be hosted by Studio-310’s director, Liz Corah. Liz is a national fitness presenter with SCW fitness and has over ten years experience in the health/fitness industry’ 1 Sessions $15 Instructor: Studio 310 273901 Studio 310 4/24 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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®Finding Balance in a Faced-Paced
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Ages 18 & Up: The hectic pace of our 21st century world leaves many of us frustrated and overwhelmed. This timely presentation will identify the factors that cause our lives to become out of balance, discuss the health problems that can result, and suggest several practical strategies for restoring a balanced approach to life. You’ll learn to prioritize your activities, maximize your time, and better manage your stress. Questions, please contact Greg Brannan at 240-529-6724. 1 Session $25 275500 Longwood CC 5/12 W 7:00pm - 8:30pm 275501 Damascus CC 5/17 M 7:00pm - 8:30pm 275502 Praisner CC 5/20 Th 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Ages 6-12 (Students must be 6 at the start of class): Instruction in the physical and psychological aspects of Tang Soo Do style Korean Karate and Jujitsu. Lecture, exercise, drills and competition with promotional exams available. Instructors from Tompkins Karate Association (TKA). New students accepted prior to the 3rd class of each session. *All locations accept Beginning through Advanced students. Beginners; if your chosen location offers a 6pm class, you must register for that 6pm class time. Beginners must attend 6pm at Upper County CC, Bauer CC, Damascus CC, Resnik ES, Fairland CC, Rolling Terr. ES, Germantown CC & Dufief ES. Beginners may attend the later time at all other sites. Instructor: Company Staff: TKA, Inc. 9 Sessions $48 273331 Longwood CC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273332 Upper County CC 4/12 M 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273333 Upper County CC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273334 Wheaton CC 10 Sessions $54 273335 Germantown CC 4/6 Tu 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273336 Germantown CC 4/6 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273337 Damascus CRC 4/7 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273338 Damascus CRC 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273339 Bauer Drive CC 4/7 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273340 Bauer Drive CC 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273341 Potomac CC 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273342 Resnik, Judith A. ES 4/7 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273343 Resnik, Judith A. ES 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273344 Clara Barton CC 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273345 Montgomery Village MS 4/7 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273346 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/8 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273347 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273348 DuFief ES 4/8 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273349 DuFief ES 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273350 Poole, John MS 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273351 Rolling Terrace ES 4/8 Th 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273352 Rolling Terrace ES 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm 273353 Bethesda ES 4/8 Th 7:00pm - 8:00pm Ages 13-Adult: Instruction in the physical and psychological aspects of Tang Soo Do style Korean Karate and Jujitsu. Lecture, exercise, drills and competition with promotional exams available. Instructors from Tompkins Karate Association (TKA). All locations accept beginning through advanced students. New students accepted before the 3rd class of each session. Instructor: Company Staff: TKA, Inc. 9 Sessions $64 273373 Upper County CC 4/12 M 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273374 Wheaton CC 4/12 M 8:00pm - 9:30pm 10 Sessions $71 273375 Germantown CC 4/6 Tu 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273376 Damascus CRC 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273377 Bauer Drive CC 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273378 Clara Barton CC 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273379 Potomac CC 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273380 Montgomery Village MS 4/7 W 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273381 Bethesda ES 4/8 Th 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273382 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/8 Th 8:00pm - 9:30pm 4/8 Th 8:00pm - 9:30pm 273383 DuFief ES 273384 Rolling Terrace ES 4/8 Th 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Martial Arts for Youth and Adults

Martial Arts for Youth and Adults
Ages 12&Up Beginner: A defensive martial art that redirects an attacker’s energy through evasions, throws, escapes, and pins. By learning the principles and practice of Aikido, one can learn to manage conflict in one’s personal life. Be non-aggressive without being a victim. Coordinate mind and body, and deal effectively with stress and tension. Emphasis on Ki development. $64 9 Sessions Instructor: William Fairweather 273204 Ross Boddy CC 4/12 M 7:00pm - 8:30pm Ages 12&Up: Students must have the instructor’s permission before registering. Builds on the Beginner class and is adapted to the level of the students. Covers additional defensive techniques when faced with multiple attackers and or weapons. 9 Sessions $87 Instructor: William Fairweather 273205 Ross Boddy CC 4/14 W 7:00pm - 9:00pm Ages 12&Up: Beginner/Intermediate. Modern sword training is done using bamboo swords as opposed to bladed swords. Protection for chest, head and hands are worn. Kendo benefits both mind and body through quick thought, quick reflexes, determination, self control and positive physical expression. The goal is not necessarily to defeat the opponent but to gain inner strength and mental confidence. Explore the ancient samurai, their philosophy and values. Optional to purchase shinai from instructor for $30.See Shodo, an excellent complement to training. Questions email: tsir.office@verizon.net 9 Sessions $72 Instructor: Shiro Shintaku 272995 Tilden Middle School 4/8 Th 6:30pm - 7:30pm Ages 6-13 & 14 & Up: Discover a way to overcome your daily stress. Iaido is described as cultivation of patience to keep you from conflict. Control of body, as well as mind, are the desired results. Additional benefits include discipline and respect, balance and patience and fitness and energy. Participants will need to purchase a GI. For more information, contact Salvador Cortes at bskofmc@gmail.com $56 10 Sessions Instructor: 274258 Garrett Park ES 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm 274259 Garrett Park ES 4/13 Tu 8:00pm - 9:30pm

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Instructional Sports for Youth
Ages 5-12: Kids can get a grip on this wonderful lifetime sport in an extremely fun and non-competitive environment. Each day brings a new adventure in the fundamentals of golf; driving, chipping putting and more! Children are engaged in exciting games and activities which will introduce them to the basics of the sport. Rules, etiquette and safety are also emphasized by trained instructors who are experts in dealing with children who master skills quickly or those who need more attention. All equipment is provided. $105 6 Sessions Instructor: Mark Szematowicz Parboy, Inc 273693 Germantown CC 4/12 M 4:00pm - 5:00pm 4/14 W 5:00pm - 6:00pm 273694 Longwood CC

Instructional Sports for Youth

Total Golf Adventures

Karate/Jujitsu Club

Ages 13-Adult: Open to brown and black belt TKA students. Practice with each other and develop skills under supervision of select instructors. No formal instruction during Club sessions. Note: Participants registering for 7pm class must be registered in a regular TKA class during the same season. 10 Sessions $24 Instructor: Company Staff: TKA, Inc. 273385 Holiday Park SrC 4/9 F 7:00am - 8:00pm

Skateboarding Level I Mini Skater Dudes

Karate/Jujitsu Club 2

Ages 13-Adult: Open to brown and black belt TKA students. Practice with each other and develop skills under supervision of select instructors. No formal instruction during Club sessions. 10 Sessions $37 Instructor: Company Staff: TKA, Inc. 273386 Holiday Park SrC 4/9 F 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Chinese Kung Fu (Wushu) For Children and Youth

Ages 6-7: Extreme Fun! This class is geared for the first time skater and young beginner. Emphasis is on skate park safety, increasing confidence and riding within ones ability. Class includes instruction and skateboard games. Skaters can extend their fun by attending the 11:00 a.m. Skate Park’s session just for them. Required equipment: Skate board, helmet designed for skateboarding, wrist guards, elbow and knee pads and drinking water. Wrist guards are highly recommended. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be made up by adding additional days. For questions regarding the program, please call 703-994-7617. 6 Sessions $42 Instructor: Company: American In-Line Skating 273199 Olney Manor Skate Park 4/18 Su 10:30am -11:00am

Ages 6-18: This is a beginner’s class taught by TCCII instructor, master Anji Zhang, a head coach of professional Wushu team and a multi-time national champion in China. Students will develop basic skills in kicking, jumping, spinning and punching; learn Wushu forms in Long Fists (Chang Quan), staff, and broad sword; and have fun with Shaolin animal movements to develop strength, flexibility and agility. In addition to authentic Chinese Wushu teaching, this class will show by example the Kung Fu spirit of respect, discipline and motivation, and help the students to succeed in life by building a strong character through Kung Fu. For more information please visit TCCII website at: www.tccii.com. 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Traditional Chinese Culture Institute 273179 Potomac CC 4/8 Th 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Skateboarding Level I

Ages 6-8: Extreme Fun! This class is great for the beginner. Learn to push, ride, tack turn, switch turn, ride fakie and a safe approach to ramps. Emphasis is on skate park safety, increasing confidence and riding within ones ability. Class includes instruction and skateboard games. Instructor will work with various beginner levels. Required equipment: Skate board, helmet designed for skateboarding, wrist guards, elbow and knee pads and drinking water. Wrist guards are highly recommended. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be made up by adding additional days. For questions regarding the program, please call 703-994-7617. $81 6 Sessions Instructor: Company: American In-Line Skating 273197 Olney Manor Skate Park 4/17 Sa 8:30am - 9:30am

Internal Kung Fu of the Ancient Warriors

Skateboarding Level II

Ages 16 & Up: Want to develop the skills and power of a warrior, and the discipline and wisdom of a sage? Then come to this class inspired by traditional teaching of ancient Chinese Kung Fu masters. You will get rigorous body conditioning from the Shaolin animals, and forge the mind, body, and energy into inner strength with Wudang internal arts. You will be able to practice real application with two person drills and self-defense methods. This class will have physical contact and feature a moderate to intensive workout. For more information contact TCCII at info@tccii.com 10 Sessions $90 Instructor: Traditional Chinese Culture Institute 273182 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/6 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ages 9-12: Prerequisite: Level I or one year of skateboarding. Kids want air. Parents want down to earth instruction. Learn to ollie onto a grind box, drop in, stall grind, slide and more! Improve your flatland technique, ollie, kick flip and manual. Emphasis is on increasing confidence, riding within ones ability, and skate park etiquette. Required equipment: Skate board, helmet designed for skateboarding, wrist guards, elbow and knee pads and water. Wrist guards are highly recommended. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be made up by adding additional days. For questions regarding the program, please call 703-994-7617. 6 Sessions $81 Instructor: Company: American In-Line Skating 273201 Olney Manor Rec Prk 4/18 Su 9:30am -10:30am

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Ages 9-12 Level I: Here’s an opportunity for girls who want to skate or who want to improve their skills. We take the girl friendly approach in an environment suited for just for them! Learn to push, ride, tack turn, switch turn, ride fakie and a safe approach to ramps. Emphasis is on skate park safety, increasing confidence and riding within ones ability. Bring a friend and double your fun. Class includes instruction and skateboard games. Instructor will work with various beginner levels. Required equipment: Skate board, helmet designed for skateboarding, wrist guards, elbow and knee pads and drinking water. Wrist guards are highly recommended. Classes cancelled due to inclement weather will be made up by adding additional days. For questions regarding the program, please call 703-994-7617. 6 Sessions $81 Instructor: Company: American In-Line Skating 273200 Olney Manor Skate Park 4/18 Su 8:30am - 9:30am

Skateboarding Girls Learn to Ride

Philbin’s Youth Fitness & Conditioning

Ages 7-11:At Philbin’s your child will get the BEST fitness and conditioning training in the area. This class is perfect for both genders and all fitness levels. Speed training will be done on our 55 meter indoor track and our 2,000 plus square foot turf. Your child will see improvements in their flexibility, balance, coordination, running technique, and overall motor skills. These improvements are made during our classes through basic drills with a mix of races to ensure the great combination of fun and hard work. The class also covers proper nutrition, safety in the gym, and establishing good habits with a positive attitude. Here at Philbin’s we have over 30 years of Speed, Agility, and Conditioning training. Come and see what we can do for your son or daughter. Questions:Call (301) 527-0500 or email: Vgiganti@gmail.com $120 6 Sessions Instructor: Philbin’s Family Fitness Cntr. Philbin’s Family Fitness Cntr. 273439 Philbin’s Athletic Tr Ctr 4/21 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Instructional Sports for Adults
Badminton Beginner/Advanced Beginner
Ages 9&Up: Emphasis on learning individual skills, body movement, concepts, tactics, strategies, history, rules, court etiquette and athletic psychology. Competitive techniques of both singles and doubles play. Students must provide their own racquet. $10 material fee due to instructor. 8 Sessions $65 Instructor: Gary Chao 273324 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 9:30am -10:45am

Philbin’s Athletic Training Speed & Agil

Ages 12-18:Philbin’s Athletic Training Center provides the best place for your child to learn how to run properly. This class is perfect for any athlete. Our students will learn the basics of speed training and sprinting. Here students will develop the proper speed techniques that many athletes miss out on. Speed training will be done on our 55 meter indoor track and our 2,000 plus square foot turf. Students will see improvements in acceleration, change in direction, transition, and footwork. Questions: Call (301) 527-0500 or email: Vgiganti@gmail.com 6 Sessions $120 Instructor: Philbin’s Family Fitness Cntr. Philbin’s Family Fitness Cntr. 273437 Philbin’s Athletic Tr Ctr 4/21 W 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Badminton Intermediate

Ages 9&Up: Continued emphasis on learning individual skills, body movement, concepts, tactics, strategies, history, rules, court etiquette and athletic psychology. Competitive techniques of both singles and doubles play. The first class will be an assessment of the player’s levels. The instructor reserves the right to reassign students to another level. Students must provide their own racquet. $20 material fee due to instructor. 8 Sessions $106 Instructor: Gary Chao 273327 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 10:45am -12:45pm

Badminton Advanced

Find a Mistake?
We try our best to include something for everyone. Since some people like to find errors, we regularly include a few!

Ages 12&Up: Prerequisite Intermediate/Advanced Level. Small class instruction. Continued emphasis on learning Advanced individual skills, body movement, concepts, tactics, strategies and athletic psychology. Competitive techniques of both singles and doubles play. The first class will be an assessment of the player’s levels. The instructor reserves the right to reassign students to another level. $20 material fee due to instructor. 10 Sessions $135 Instructor: Gary Chao 273328 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 12:45pm - 1:45pm

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Ages 9&Up Beginner: Basic foil techniques. Equipment provided: foil, mask,and jacket. Instructor is former Olympian, Gitty Mohebban. No age exceptions without instructor approval. $15 material fee due to instructor. 9 Sessions $90 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273389 Frost, Robert MS 4/12 M 5:30pm - 6:30pm 10 Sessions $99 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273390 Clemente, Roberto MS 4/7 W 5:30pm - 6:30pm 273391 Wood Middle School 4/9 F 5:30pm - 6:30pm Ages 9&Up Advanced Beginner: Curriculum will be student skill dependent. $15 material fee due to instructor. 9 Sessions $90 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273393 Frost, Robert MS 4/12 M 6:30pm - 7:30pm 10 Sessions $99 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273394 Clemente, Roberto MS 4/7 W 6:30pm - 7:30pm 273395 Wood Middle School 4/9 F 6:30pm - 7:30pm Ages 9&Up: More advanced foil techniques: riposte direct, doublement, compound attacks with footwork, beat disengage, compound riposte and pris de fer opposition, lier, croise, and envelopment. No age exceptions without instructor approval.$15 material fee due to the instructor. $90 9 Sessions Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273396 Frost, Robert MS 4/12 M 7:30pm - 8:30pm 10 Sessions $99 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273397 Clemente, Roberto MS 4/7 W 7:30pm - 8:30pm 273398 Wood Middle School 4/9 F 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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Tiny Tots
Arts and Crafts
Ages 2-5: All that glitters is...Art Adventures! Join us for creativity, fun, motor skill development, language, and socialization in an adventure with colors, textures, paints, and glitter too! Price includes all materials! Adult participation required. Is your child ready for more than forty-five minutes of fun? Check out the Me Too class! $70 7 Sessions Instructor: Sharon Lande 274178 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/13 Tu 9:45am -10:30am 4/13 Tu 10:30am -11:15am 274179 Jane E. Lawton CC 274180 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 9:45am -10:30am 4/14 W 11:15am -12:00pm 274181 Jane E. Lawton CC 274182 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 9:45am -10:30am 274183 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 10:30am -11:15am Ages 2-6: Come and see what tiny hands can do! This ‘hands on’ class encourages children to be creative, get messy, and have fun with paint, glue, glitter, foam, fabric, wood items, and more. Kids will make at least 2 projects per class...most of them keepers! Crafts will change each session. Please bring a smock. $28 material fee. Adult participation required. 7 Sessions $59 Instructor: Tiny Hands 274089 Potomac CC 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274090 Potomac CC 4/12 M 11:15am -12:00pm 274091 Damascus CRC 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274092 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/13 Tu 10:15am -11:00am 274093 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 10:15am -11:00am 274094 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 11:15am -12:00pm 274095 Germantown CC 4/14 W 10:15am -11:00am 274096 Germantown CC 4/14 W 11:15am -12:00pm 274097 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 10:15am -11:00am 274098 Longwood CC 4/14 W 10:15am -11:00am 274101 Potomac CC 4/16 F 10:15am -11:00am Ages 2-7years: a Tiny Hands class the whole family can enjoy! $28 material fee due to instructor. Price is per child. Parent participation required. 7 Sessions $59 Instructor: Tiny Hands 274107 Germantown CC 4/15 Th 4:00pm - 4:45pm 274108 Germantown CC 4/17 Sa 10:00am -10:45am 274109 Germantown CC 4/17 Sa 11:00am -11:45am 274110 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/17 Sa 10:00am -10:45am

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Art Adventures

Fencing with Mohebban Beginner II

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Fencing with Mohebban Intermediate

Fencing with Mohebban Practices & Club

Ages 13&Up: An opportunity for the beginner, intermediate and advanced fencer to practice with each other and develop their skills. No formal instruction will be given during Club sessions. Foil, epee and saber fencers welcome. Equipment provided: foil, mask, and jacket. Classes may feature electric fencing apparatus. No age exceptions will be granted without instructor approval. $15 material fee due to the instructor. 10 Sessions $99 Instructor: Gitty Mohebban 273399 Bauer Drive CC 4/10 Sa 1:45pm - 3:15pm

Tiny Hands Family Crafts

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Little Linguists

Come join our fun, creative and innovative program designed to expose children to the Spanish language! Singing, movement, art, literature and more will enchant participants and parents alike. A great opportunity to add a new attribute to your child’s repertoire and enhance their cognitive and social skills

Little Linguists I- Spanish

Ages 1 1/2-2: $10 material fee due to instructor. Adult participation required. For more info, please email sandra.aresta@verizon.net. $72 9 Sessions Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274596 Wheaton CC 4/8 Th 10:15am -11:00am 4/9 F 9:45am -10:30am 274597 Germantown CC 274598 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/9 F 9:45am -10:30am Ages 3-6: $10 material fee due to instructor. Adult participation required. For more info, please email sandra.aresta@verizon.net. $72 9 Sessions Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274602 Wheaton CC 4/8 Th 11:00am -11:45am 274603 Germantown CC 4/9 F 10:45am -11:30am 274604 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/9 F 10:45am -11:30am Ages 2-6: $10 material fee due to instructor. Adult participation required. For more info, please email sandra.aresta@verizon.net. 9 Sessions $72 Instructor: Sandra Aresta 274605 Germantown CC 4/9 F 3:30pm - 4:15pm 274606 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/9 F 11:30am -12:15pm

Little Linguists II- Spanish

Ages 2-5: Enjoy a fun-filled exploration of colors, textures, paints, glitter and glue designed to spark your child’s imagination. Theme based classes combine stories, music and art as we experience seasons and holidays. Please wear old clothes or bring a smock. Weather permitting, (except winter) we may take advantage of the outdoors so keep a hat and/or sunscreen handy. $20 material fee due to instructor. Adult participation required. 8 Sessions $65 Instructor: Joan E. Clowes 274153 Potomac CC 4/6 Tu 10:00am -10:45am 274154 Potomac CC 4/6 Tu 11:00am -11:45am 274150 Longwood CC 4/12 M 10:00am -10:45am 274151 Longwood CC 4/12 M 11:00am -11:45am 274152 Potomac CC 4/12 M 1:00pm - 1:45pm 274155 Potomac CC 4/14 W 10:00am -10:45am 274156 Potomac CC 4/14 W 11:00am -11:45am 274157 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/16 F 10:00am -10:45am 274158 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/16 F 11:00am -11:45am Ages 3 1/2-5yrs: Young students are so eager to learn and are a joy to teach! Young Rembrandts’ instructors provide a nurturing and strong learning environment that expands preschoolers’ imagination and vocabulary as they draw familiar images. We will concentrate on skills of drawing and coloring while developing fine motor skills, focusing, listening, and spatial development. Adult Participation not required. 6 Sessions $68 Instructor: Young Rembrandts 274143 Wheaton CC 4/10 Sa 11:00am -11:45am 274134 Germantown CC 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274135 Wheaton CC 4/13 Tu 10:15am -11:00am 274136 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/14 W 10:15am -11:00am

Messes and Masterpieces

Little Linguists III- Spanish

Music
Discovering Music For Infants
Ages 6 months-1 year: A fun, creative, and enjoyable way to expose infants to music. Studies confirm that early exposure can enhance coordination and gross motor skills, inner beat for music, balance and reinforce cognitive learning. Infants, adults and instructors interact in positive and supportive ways. Enjoy singing with percussion instruments, rhymes, rhythmic massage and dancing. Adult participation required. $15 material fee due to instructor. 9 Sessions $110 Instructor: Music for Life 274225 Upper County CC 4/8 Th 9:15am -10:00am 274226 North Chevy Chase Lcl Prk4/9 F 9:00am - 9:45am Ages 1-3: A fun, creative, and enjoyable way to develop coordination and gross motor skills, an inner beat for music, balance and reinforce cognitive learning. Activities include singing, rhyming, moving to different rhythms, playing simple percussion and melodic instruments. Siblings 0-8 months may participate at no charge and are not required to be registered. After 8 months, siblings must register and pay class fee. On line registration not available for 8-12 months, call 240-777-6870. Adult participation required. $15 material fee due to instructor. 8 Sessions $98 Instructor: Music for Life 274227 Camp Seneca Local Park 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274229 Bethesda Regional Lib 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274230 Bethesda Regional Lib 4/12 M 11:15am -12:00pm 274231 Wheaton Regional Lib 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274232 Wheaton Regional Lib 4/12 M 11:15am -12:00pm

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Discovering Music for Toddlers

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9 Sessions 274233 Quince Orchard Vly NP 4/6 274234 Quince Orchard Vly NP 4/6 274235 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/6 274236 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/6 4/6 274237 Potomac CC 274238 Golden School of Music 4/7 274239 Marilyn J. Praisner CC 4/7 274240 Tilden Woods Local Park 4/7 274241 Norbeck-Mncstr Mill NP 4/8 4/8 274242 Upper County CC 274243 Upper County CC 4/8 4/8 274244 Norwood Local Park 274245 North Chevy Chase Lcl Prk4/9 274246 North Chevy Chase Lcl Prk4/9 4/9 274247 Potomac CC 274248 Potomac CC 4/9 274249 Golden School of Music 4/10 274228 Camp Seneca Local Park 4/12 Tu Tu Tu Tu Tu W W W Th Th Th Th F F F F Sa M $110 10:15am -11:00am 11:15am -12:00pm 10:15am -11:00am 11:15am -12:00pm 5:30pm - 6:15pm 10:15am -11:00am 10:15am -11:00am 10:15am -11:00am 10:00am -10:45am 10:15am -11:00am 11:15am -12:00pm 10:15am -11:00am 10:00am -10:45am 11:00am -11:45am 10:15am -11:00am 11:15am -12:00pm 10:00am -10:45am 11:15am -12:00pm

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Ages 3-5: Discover and explore musical aspects and concepts. Covers rhythm, singing, ear training, movement, motor coordination and motor skills. Children play more complex percussion and melodic instruments as class progresses. Full parent participation and attention is required. $15 material fee due to instructor. $135 8 Sessions Instructor: Music for Life 274250 Golden School of Music 4/12 M 12:45pm - 1:45pm 9 Sessions $152 274251 Potomac CC 4/6 Tu 4:15pm - 5:15pm 274252 Golden School of Music 4/8 Th 4:00pm - 5:00pm 274253 Golden School of Music 4/10 Sa 11:00am -12:00pm 18 months - 25 months and 3 years - 5 years: Children develop an understanding of rhythm through creative movements such as clapping, marching, dancing, and through musical activities such as singing. Children will explore the underlying beat as they listen to different styles of music and use simple instruments such as rhythm sticks, shakers, and drums. Parent participation is required. $50 8 Sessions Instructor: Joan M Moeltner 274120 Clarksburg LP 4/13 Tu 10:00am -10:30am 4/13 Tu 10:30am -11:15am 274121 Clarksburg LP

Exploring Music & Piano Prep

Playtime & Movement
Mama Goose on the Loose
Ages 6-17 months and 18 months - 3 years: What a time for a rhyme! Stories, games, music, movement and much more! Have fun and meet new friends while enriching your child’s language, large motor skills and social development. Price includes all materials. Adult participation required. For more information go to www.mamagooseontheloose.com 8 Sessions $74 Instructor: Laura Lunking 18 months - 3 yrs 274163 Norbeck-Mncstr Mill NP 4/14 W 9:45am -10:30am 274164 Bauer Drive CC 4/15 Th 9:45am -10:30am 6 - 17 months 274165 Norbeck-Mncstr Mill NP 4/14 W 10:45am -11:30am 274166 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Young Musicians

Itsy Bitsy Yoga

which includes a variety of musical styles, tonalities and rhythms. Activities include singing, chanting, props, instrument exploration, improvisation and free expressive dance. Adults discover their power as role model for their children just by having fun making music themselves, regardless of their musical ability. Each child is free to participate at their own level in this mixed-age, developmentally appropriate setting. Price is per child. $36 material fee per family due to instructor. For more information, go to www. musictogethermontgomery.com or call the instructor at 301-879-6988. 10 Sessions $140 Instructor: Nancy Nuttle 274170 Longwood CC 4/13 Tu 10:00am -10:45am 274171 Wheaton Claridge LP 4/15 Th 10:00am -10:45am

Music Together - Montgomery ®0-5: A fun, interactive family music experience Ages
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Ages 3mos-10mos: Meet new friends and bond with your baby in a nurturing class designed to support your baby’s development. Discover new ways to improve baby’s sleep, digestion, and more. No yoga experience required. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket or mat. Adult participation required. Babies should be pre-walkers. Itsy Bitsy is a registered trademark of Spirit Into Life Inc. For more information about Helen Garabediean’s Itsy Bitsy Yoga program, visit www.itsybitsyyoga.com. $57 6 Sessions Instructor: Laura Lunking 274167 Bauer Drive CC 4/15 Th 10:45am -11:30am Ages 3-6 Beginner: Practice tumbling skills while gaining self esteem. Animal walks, forward rolls, backward rolls and bridges are taught. Movements will enhance balance, large muscle control, and muscular strength. For purposes of ensuring concentration and focus by preschoolers, parents are requested to wait outside the room during class time. 5 Sessions $68 Instructor: Denise Schattenberg 274168 Quince Orchard Vly NP 4/19 M 11:00am -11:45am 274169 Upper County CC 4/19 M 1:00pm - 1:45pm

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Ages 3 years: Aclub just for three year olds! These members will engage in five fun-thmemed activites to stimulate their need for organization, exploration, and creativity. An emphasis is placed on socialization and sharing! Members will also create a scrapbook that highlights their experiences. Adult participation not required but invited to stay! 5 Sessions $65 Instructor: Rehana Godil 274255 Damascus CRC 4/17 Sa 11:00am -11:45am Ages 2-4: Combines exercise, dance, games, songs, and parachute fun to develop motor skills, educational concepts, and self esteem. Adult participation required. P Price includes all materials! Is your child ready for more than forty-five minutes of fun? Check out the Art Adventures class! 7 Sessions $70 Instructor: Sharon Lande 274185 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/13 Tu 11:15am -12:00pm 274186 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/14 W 10:30am -11:15am Ages 3 1/2-6: ‘One Bite Won’t Hurt You!’ Tiny hands love to cook! Make quick and easy recipes kids will love to prepare and eat. Bring your ‘picky eater’ and come join the fun! $35 material fee due to instructor. Adult participation required. $59 6 Sessions Instructor: Tiny Hands 274086 Potomac CC 4/19 M 2:15pm - 3:00pm

Three’s A Crowd!

Funfit ®

A fun-filled adult/child high-energy activity class that includes songs, stories, parachutes, games, balls, music and more. Develops motor skills, coordination, socialization, cooperation and reinforces cognitive development. A great workout for both you and your child. Price includes all materials. Adult participation required! Child must be walking. 8 Sessions Instructor: Funfit 274043 Wheaton CC 274044 Wheaton CC 274045 Germantown CC 274046 Germantown CC 274047 Bauer Drive CC 274048 Potomac CC 274049 Potomac CC 274050 Damascus CRC 274051 Jane E. Lawton CC 274052 Wisconsin Place CRC 274053 Wisconsin Place CRC 274054 Capital View-Hmwd LP 274055 Jane E. Lawton CC 274056 Jane E. Lawton CC 274069 Germantown CC 274070 Tilden Middle School 274071 Quince Orchard Vly NP 274057 Potomac CC 8 Sessions Instructor: Funfit 274058 Wheaton CC 274059 Germantown CC 274060 Bauer Drive CC 274061 Potomac CC 274062 Damascus CRC 274063 Jane E. Lawton CC 274064 Jane E. Lawton CC 274065 Wisconsin Place CRC 274072 Potomac CC 274073 Tilden Middle School 274074 Quince Orchard Vly NP 8 Sessions Instructor:Funfit 274075 Potomac CC 274076 Bauer Drive CC 274078 Germantown CC
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Ages 1-2

$88 4/12 4/12 4/12 4/12 4/13 4/14 4/14 4/14 4/14 4/15 4/15 4/15 4/16 4/16 4/16 4/17 4/17 4/23 M M M M Tu W W W W Th Th Th F F F Sa Sa F 9:30am -10:00am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:00am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:00am 9:30am -10:00am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:15am 9:30am -10:15am 9:30am -10:15am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:15am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:15am 10:15am -11:00am 9:30am -10:15am 10:15am -11:00am 10:15am -11:00am $88 4/12 4/12 4/13 4/14 4/14 4/14 4/14 4/15 4/16 4/17 4/17 M M Tu W W W W Th F Sa Sa 11:00am -11:45am 11:00am -11:45am 10:15am -11:00am 11:00am -11:45am 10:15am -11:00am 10:15am -11:00am 11:00am -11:45am 11:00am -11:45am 11:00am -11:45am 10:15am -11:00am 11:00am -11:45am $88 4/12 4/13 4/16 M Tu F 4:00pm - 4:45pm 11:00am -11:45am 11:00am -11:45am

Me Too

Tiny Hands Chefs

Sports & Fitness
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®3-5yrs: Recess and Results is a movement and Ages
Recess & Results for Tiny Tots

education based wellness program designed specifically for this age group. Built on the foundation of ‘fun’ and avoiding typical exercise routines that are such to bore children, instructors lead ‘recess’ through activities and games teaching children that exercise is not a chore, but more simply leading an active lifestyle through activities they enjoy. For more information contact jessicaconroy@reccessandresults.com. www.recessandresults.com $180 16 Sessions Instructor: Wellness Inspirations LLC 274115 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/12 M, W 3:00pm - 3:45pm Ages 3-4: A fun introduction to soccer utilizing maximum activity and participation and highly stimulating fantasy games. The focus is creating a fun learning environment in which children develop basic ball manipulation skills, using their feet. Instruction is provided by professional British coaches and teachers. U.K. Elite will provide balls for use by all participants. All participants receive a patch for participation. If interest warrants, classes may be added to allow for additional participants. 6 Sessions $99 Instructor: UK. Elite Soccer 274187 Falls Road Local Park 4/13 Tu 11:00am -12:00pm 274188 Falls Road Local Park 4/13 Tu 1:30pm - 2:30pm 274189 Longwood CC 4/14 W 11:00am -12:00pm 4/14 W 1:30pm - 2:30pm 274190 Longwood CC

UK Elite Petite Soccer

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will recieve a heart-healthy workout without even knowing it! With loads of age-appropriate, noncompetitive active games, such as tag, stick hockey, ball play, parachute and more, kids learn to play by game rules, follow simple instruction, advance coordination, muscle tone and function, socialization, and cognitive development. Parents welcome, but not required. 8 Sessions $88 Instructor: Funfit 274079 Damascus CRC 4/14 W 11:00am -11:45am 274082 Capital View-Hmwd LP 4/15 Th 11:00am -11:45am 274083 Potomac CC 4/16 F 9:30am -10:15am 274084 Quince Orchard Vly NP 4/17 Sa 9:30am -10:15am

FUNky ®3-5years: Monkey and full of fun, kids Ages: Action packed

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Ages 4-7: COACH DOUG ALL THE TIME IN EVERY CLASS!! Join us as we have kept our victorious formula of offering classes which treat each child as a winner; building self-esteem, enhancing cooperation, focusing on skills and fitness in a fun and positive environment. With new equipment and a new low price, classes will focus on specific sports for a longer period of time to allow children an opportunity to comfortably develop their interest and abilities. Teamwork is emphasized. Sports change each session and include: soccer, football, lacrosse and more! Call 301-983-2690 for more info. Price includes all materials. 8 Sessions $87 Instructor: CTI/ Kids - Coach Doug 274208 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 3:30pm - 4:15pm 4/12 M 4:15pm - 5:00pm 274209 Jane E. Lawton CC 274210 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 1:00pm - 1:45pm 274211 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 3:30pm - 4:15pm 4/13 Tu 4:15pm - 5:00pm 274212 Germantown CC 274213 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 3:30pm - 4:15pm 4/15 Th 4:15pm - 5:00pm 274214 Potomac CC 274215 Wheaton CC 4/16 F 3:30pm - 4:15pm 4/16 F 4:15pm - 5:00pm 274216 Wheaton CC 274217 Oakland Terrace ES 4/17 Sa 11:00am -11:45am 274218 Beverly Farms ES 4/17 Sa 1:45pm - 2:30pm Ages 3-6: COACH DOUG ALL THE TIME IN EVERY CLASS!! Kick it off with soccer instruction the Coach Doug way; fundamental sport skills in a fun and friendly environment with emphasiss on building self confidence and teamwork. We’ll cover skill development, soccer rules and playing strageties. Price includes all materials. Price is per child. Call 301-983-2690 for more info. $77 6 Sessions Instructor: CTI/Kids - Coach Doug 274219 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 5:00pm - 6:00pm 274220 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 5:00pm - 6:00pm 274221 Wheaton CC 4/16 F 11:00am -11:45am 274222 Wheaton CC 4/16 F 5:00pm - 6:00pm 274223 Oakland Terrace ES 4/17 Sa 11:45am -12:45pm 274224 Beverly Farms ES 4/17 Sa 2:45pm - 3:45pm

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Ages 2-5: COACH DOUG ALL THE TIME IN EVERY CLASS!! Which sports players do your kids pretend to be? We have maintained our victorious formula of offering classes which builds self-esteem and confidence! Children receive instruction in sports and agility training through supervised, noncompetitive play sessions, enhancing fitness in a fun and friendly environment. Sports change each session and include: soccer, lacrosse, football and more! Bring one or more of your children, and come for the fun! Each child can participate at his/her own pace. Price includes all materials. Adult participation required. Price is per child. Call 301-983-2690 for more info. 8 Sessions $87 Instructor: CTI/Kids - Coach Doug 274191 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 9:30am -10:15am 274192 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 10:15am -11:00am 274193 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/12 M 11:00am -11:45am 274194 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 9:30am -10:15am 274195 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 10:15am -11:00am 274196 Germantown CC 4/13 Tu 11:00am -11:45am 274197 Bauer Drive CC 4/14 W 9:30am -10:15am 274198 Gwendolyn Coffield CC 4/14 W 11:00am -11:45am 274199 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 9:30am -10:15am 274200 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 10:15am -11:00am 274201 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 11:00am -11:45am 274202 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 1:00pm - 1:45pm 274203 Wheaton CC 4/16 F 9:30am -10:15am 274204 Wheaton CC 4/16 F 10:15am -11:00am 274205 Oakland Terrace ES 4/17 Sa 9:30am -10:15am 274206 Oakland Terrace ES 4/17 Sa 10:15am -11:00am 274207 Beverly Farms ES 4/17 Sa 1:00pm - 1:45pm

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Horseback Riding: Children
Ages 8 to 12 years: Beginning horseback riding instruction includes grooming, saddling, leading, and riding at walk and trot. For safety reasons, long pants and smooth, hard soled shoes are required. No sandals or tennis shoes; students without proper footwear and long pants will not be able to participate. Weight limit 200 pounds. 9 Sessions $360 Instructor: Camp Olympia 273699 Camp Olympia 4/13 Tu 6:00pm - 7:00pm Ages 13 & Up:This introductory course is perfect for those who have never ridden, have limited experience, or have not ridden in many years. Course will include grooming, saddling, leading, and riding at walk and trot. For safety reasons, long pants and smooth, hard soled shoes are required. No sandals or tennis shoes, and students without proper footwear and long pants will not be able to participate. Weight limit 200 pounds. 9 Sessions $360 Instructor: Camp Olympia 273701 Camp Olympia 4/13 Tu 7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Horseback Riding: Spring Break Camp
Ages 7-14 years: We are pleased to offer our popular horseback riding camp during spring break for children. All levels and abilities are welcomed.The children will begin each day with balance and coordination exercises. They will groom, ride, watch educational videos, plus much more. It’s a week FULL of horse fun! Participants must wear long pants and smooth, hard soled shoes -no tennis shoes, hiking boots, sandals, or open toe shoes. Weight limit 200 pounds. $365 5 Sessions Instructor: Camp Olympia 273697 Camp Olympia 4/5 M–F 9:00am - 3:00pm

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Horseback Riding: Spring Break Mini Camp

Ages:7 -14 years:This program, for all levels and abilities,gives an option to expand the spring break with a 2 day camp. This is a perfect opportunity if your child is interested in the summer camp program but has never attended a horseback riding program before. The program will begin with balance and coordination activities. The campers will groom the horses, ride, watch educational videos, plus much more. Participants must wear long pants and smooth, hard soled shoes--no tennis shoes, hiking boots, sandals, or open toe shoes. Weight limit 200 pounds. 2 Sessions $150 Instructor: Camp Olympia 273696 Camp Olympia 4/5 M, Tu 9:00am - 3:00pm

Dog Obedience
Puppy Kindergarten
Ages Trainers:12&Up/Puppies 2-5 months: Prevent problems before they start. The puppy will explore and be trained to adjust to new sights, sounds, people, and dogs. Instruction in housebreaking, lead breaking and general discipline of puppy. No retractable leashes. Questions: Call Wortley Ganoe at 301-946-5645. The MCRD Office is located at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902. $65 8 Sessions Instructor: Wortley Ganoe 274381 MCRD Offices 4/10 Sa 9:30am -10:30am

Horseback Riding: Tiny Tots Horseback Riding

Ages 3 - 5 years: This exciting parent/ child class will be an introduction for young children to explore grooming, tacking, saddling, and horseback riding specifically geared for this young age group. The first class provides a basic orientation so there is no riding. Each registered student must have the same adult accompany them each week. Children and adults must wear long pants and hard-soled shoes to every class. To keep a safe environment and minimize distractions only 1 adult may accompany each student and no unregistered siblings may attend. 9 Sessions $360 Instructor: Camp Olympia 273702 Camp Olympia 4/13 Tu 4:30pm - 5:15pm

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Ages Trainer 12&Up/Dogs 5 months&Up:For the beginning dog and handler. Learn how to teach your dog the following: sit, down, stay, stand, come, heel, and other useful commands. Various training techniques, responsible dog ownership, etc. will be discussed. Students Will need to practice outside class for best results. All work on lead. No retractable leashes. Call Wortley Ganoe at 301-946-5645. MCRD Office is located at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring 20902. 8 Sessions $65 Instructor: Wortley Ganoe 274382 MCRD Offices 4/10 Sa 10:30am -11:30am

Ages 5 to 7:An introduction to horseback riding. Learn how to groom, saddle, stop, start, and steer at the walk and trot with the safety of an adult leading the horse. Horse preparation takes time and is an important part of the instruction. One parent or adult (only) must be prepared to walk beside the horse, and jogging is involved. For safety reasons, long pants and smooth, hard soled shoes are required. No sandals or tennis shoes for students or parents, and students/ parents without proper footwear and long pants will not be able to participate. 9 Sessions $360 Instructor: Camp Olympia 273698 Camp Olympia 4/13 Tu 5:15pm - 5:45pm

Intermediate

Ages Trainer: 12&Up/Dog 6 months&Up: Prerequisite: a basic course. Building on the basic commands, handlers will teach correct heel position, get reliable responses to first command, learn more about canine psychology, training goals, etc. Students will need to practice Questions contact Wortley Ganoe at 301-946-5645. MCRD Office is located at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring 20902. 8 Sessions $65 Instructor: Wortley Ganoe 274383 MCRD Offices 4/10 Sa 11:30am -12:30pm

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Ages 6 & Up:This class continues to build on the theory, strategy and skills learned in the beginning Chess Class. will build on the skills from Beginning Chess Class. This class will teach more complex openings, opening theory and take an in-depth look at tactical and endgame strategies. The Thursday morning class is geared for younger students. Tuesday evening classes for adults and mature chess-focused students. $80 10 Sessions Instructor: Arkadiy Frenkel 270927 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 7:30pm - 8:30pm 4/15 Th 11:00am -12:00pm 270925 Bauer Drive CC

Gemology (Advanced)

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Minding Your Manners
Ages 5-7: An activity-oriented approach to make sure your child has the skills to be a good play date. Fair play, social skills, and kindness are the emphasis of this class. Sportsmanship, using kind words, introductory communication skills and basic dining skills are covered through activities, games. role-playing and hands-on activities to remind and reinforce the use of basic manners. Children will receive a snack and drink to practice dining etiquette. $10 material fee due to instructor at first class. 5 Sessions $68 Instructor: Global Children’s Center 271123 Gibbs, William B. ES 4/20 Tu 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Adults: Prerequisite: Some previous knowledge of Gemology. Study of Gemstones and their value based on their chemistry, desirability, durability, availability, and history; trace the development of identification and taxonomy and the changing concepts in the field. There will be related videos, expert guest speakers, and an occasional field trip. The hands-on course will be supplemented by the use of simple instruments and the examination of numerous specimens and books. 10 Sessions $97 Instructor: Lisa Carp 273293 Potomac CC 4/14 W 10:00am -12:15pm

Gemology (Beginners)

Ages 18 & Up: Curious about your jewelery? Like to know something about the gems and metals that comprise your jewelery then this introduction to the study of gemstones is the class for you. Topics for this session include harder, rarer stones (diamonds and sapphires for example) and care of gemstones. Many hands on examples, special events and guest speakers. 10 Sessions $97 Instructor: Timothy Morgan 273553 Potomac CC 4/15 Th 10:00am -12:15pm

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Age 7 to 10 years: Etiquette provides children with the opportunity to know what to do and when to do it. This class will give children the tools to begin to feel comfortable in all social situations. Being a good sport, giving and receiving compliments, social sensitivity, eye contact, telephone and dining etiquette, body language, listening skills, and more are covered in this fun class that includes hands on activities, role playing and games. Children will receive a snack and drink to practice dining etiquette. $10 material fee due to instructor at first class. 5 Sessions $68 Instructor: Global Children’s Center 271273 Gibbs, William B. ES 4/20 Tu 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Ages 13&Up: This hands-on class teaches the basics of the art of juggling. Juggling is fun and a great way to exercise. It can improve motor skills, hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, and balance. Juggling can help you relax and relieve stress. You can also build confidence and self-esteem by learning to do what seemed impossible before. You can even experiment with tricks. Juggling balls will be provided during the class. Sets of 3 juggling balls (for practice at home) will be available from the instructor for $3.00 per set (optional). Wear comfortable clothing. Please note this class has 2 sessions. 2 Sessions $20 Instructor: Johnarthur Lightfoot 271274 Potomac CC 5/6 Th 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Chess-Beginner

Ages 5 & Up: Chess has been shown benefits of enhancement of math and reading skills in children grades K-12. Class will focus on fundamentals: the pieces, how they move, and their value. The first half of each class exposes students to the foundation theory of chess. The second half, students apply their newly acquired knowledge in playing with their classmates. The Thursday morning class is geared for younger students. Tuesday evening classes for adults and mature chess-focused students. 10 Sessions $80 Instructor: Arkadiy Frenkel 270926 Bauer Drive CC 4/13 Tu 6:30pm - 7:30pm 270924 Bauer Drive CC 4/15 Th 10:00am -11:00am

The mission of the Montgomery County Department of Recreation is to provide high quality, diverse and accessible programs, services and facilities that enhance the quality of life for all ages, cultures, and abilities.

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Comedy Cabaret
Ages 12 to 18 years: Working with a professional comedy writer/director, students will experiment with comic characterizations, play comedy improvisation games and do reading of comedy sketch material selected from the numerous published sketches developed by Mr. Bagdasian’s Comedy Club after school programs at area schools. Initially, students will be grouped by age for workshop exercise, then all ages will be combined to create a performing ensemble that will selected material, rehearse and then perform in a 60-minute comedy cabaret production in early March. A $6 material fee for skit book is due to instructor at the first class. 9 Sessions $135 Instructor: Harry Bagdasian 274379 Wood Middle School 4/13 Tu 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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Ages 9-12 years: The C.A.R.E. Actor (Creative Awareness Responsive Education) program is an innovative theater arts program designed to encourage a sense of community and civic engagement in our youth in a unique and entertaining fashion. In class, students will use acting techniques to explore their imaginations, creativity, and talents while studying several relevant social issues. Thus, as they peel off the layers of a complex social issue, students will filter their insights regarding the issue into artistic expressions employing the dramatic techniques they have learned (such as, but not limited to improvisation, scene study, and monologue study) and present them back in originally written sketches. So join us as we explore the world of theater arts and learn about current social issues! Fee includes reading and writing materials! 8 Sessions $150 Instructor: Pooja Chawla 273496 Potomac CC 4/11 Su 4:45pm - 6:00pm 273498 Germantown CC 4/14 W 6:15pm - 7:30pm 273500 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 5:00pm - 6:15pm Ages 6 -9 years:The C.A.R.E. Actor program uses theater arts as a means to explore social issues. This acting workshop specifically geared toward early elementary provides kids with acting and social skills that will boost their confidence and self-esteem! In class, participants will learn about social issues and explore their imaginations through storybooks and improvisational techniques. So join us as we explore the world of theater arts and learn about current social issues! 8 Sessions $120 Instructor: Pooja Chawla 273493 Potomac CC 4/11 Su 3:30pm - 4:30pm 273494 Germantown CC 4/14 W 5:00pm - 6:00pm 273495 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Acting Workshop for TWEENS

Kids Comedy College & Cabaret

Ages 9 to 12: Kids work with well known comedy director, Harry Bagdasian to experiment and learn stage presentation to begin to perform comedy. Theater and improvisation games, comic characterization, and hilarity are all part of this beginner comedy theater experience. This exciting program prepares kids to become part of the Comedy Cabaret. Kids will actively work toward an end of class performance with the Comedy Cabaret in early March. A $6 material fee for skit book is due to instructor at the first class. 9 Sessions $81 Instructor: Harry Bagdasian 274380 Wood Middle School 4/13 Tu 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Ages 13 -17 years:The C.A.R.E. Actor program is not just any theater program! We use theater arts as a means to explore social issues. In this acting workshop, specifically geared toward teens, students will learn acting, social, and leadership skills that will empower them to become the next generation of critical thinkers and problem-solvers. This is achieved by learning a variety of theatrical techniques such as, but not limited to improvisation, scene study, and monologue study in conjunction with a social issue and presenting what we have learned in a theatrical format. So join us as we explore the world of theater arts and learn about current social issues! Fee includes reading and writing materials! 8 Sessions $180 Instructor: Care Actor 273503 Potomac CC 4/11 Su 6:15pm - 7:45pm 273507 Wisconsin Place CRC 4/15 Th 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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Become a Team Player...
• Meet New People! • Have a Great Time! • Get Fit! • Learn a New Skill! • Discover a New You!

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• Energize! • Socialize! • Be a Winner! • Get a Competitive Edge! • Get a Thrill!

The benefits are endless when you play on one or more of the many Co-Rec, Women’s or Men’s sports leagues!

Preview of Upcoming Recreational Sports
Spring Registration for the following team sports begin: In February: • Adult Soccer • Adult Softball • Adult Volleyball • Adult Co-ed Flag Football • Adult Two Hand Touch Football Summer Registration for the following team sports begin: In April: • Adult basketball • H.S. JV/Varsity Basketball • Rising Star 5th-8th Grade In May: • Adult Softball • H.S. Fast Pitch Softball Leagues may fill before deadline. Register early! For more information, call 240-777-6880

We offer an Adult Sports League for every age and ability level. Check out the schedule to the right and get the ball rolling. Registration for competitive sport leagues are team registration only. Individuals seeking teams can be placed on our “free agent” list. For more information about how you can form a team or join a team call Our Team at 240-777-6880 or visit us on the web, www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec

Skate into Spring!
The Olney Manor Skate Park season will begin in March 2010 (weather permitting). The 90’ by 160’ park has features for skaters of all levels. Test your skateboardng skills on the Hubba Ledge, the Steps with Handrail, the Fox Box with Flat Rail and a few other exciting features. Participants must be at least six years old to skate, and all skaters must follow the rules of the skate park at all times. There is a fee to use the park and protective gear is available for rent. For more information visit us on the web at www.montgomerycountymd.gov or call the skate park phone line at 240-777-4979 for up to date information.

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Basketball
Ages 4-6. Skill introduction. A fun and entertaining class for the little ballers. Through creative games participants will learn new skills. Lower Baskets and smaller balls will be used. Every child will become a little hoop star. Participanst will reveive a t-shirt and participation award. $90 6 Sessions Instructor:Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 273870 Bauer Drive CC 4/10 Sa 3:15pm - 4:00pm 273872 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/11 Su 1:30pm - 2:15pm 273874 Damascus ES 4/12 M 5:30pm - 6:15pm 273875 Darnestown ES 4/14 W 5:30pm - 6:15pm 273876 Oakland Terrace ES 4/15 Th 5:30pm - 6:15pm Grades K-5: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports presents a program designed to provide participants with fundamental basketball skills instruction, as well as exposure to how the game is played through drills and controlled scrimmages. Our goal is to teach a basic understanding of the game in a fun environment in preperation for and support needed for traditional recreation basketball leagues. Our knowledgeable, experienced and caring staff’s primary goal is to teach both sports and life skills of respect, commitment and teamwork 8 Sessions $110 Instructor: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 273822 Luxmanor ES 4/12 M 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273826 Oakland Terrace ES 4/13 Tu 4:15pm - 4:30pm 273827 Olney ES 4/14 W 3:40pm - 4:55pm 273835 Sherwood ES 4/14 W 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273830 Greenwood ESl 4/15 Th 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273828 Flower Valley ES 4/16 F 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273832 Kensington-Parkwood ES 4/16 F 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273825 Bradley Hills ES 4/20 Tu 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273824 Bethesda ES 4/22 Th 3:15pm - 4:30pm Ages 6-12. Have fun learning to become a better basketball player! Join our experienced and positive One on One instructors for our weekly basketball clinic at your school. Basketball fundamental skills will be taught through proven drills, exercises, fun competitions and games. One on One instructors strive to teach all participants the value of work, respect for authority and how to function as part of a team. 8 Sessions $87 Instructor: Inc One on One Basketball 274360 Potomac ES 4/9 F 3:40pm - 4:40pm 274358 Clopper Mill ES 4/13 Tu 3:15pm - 4:15pm 274363 Wayside ES 4/14 W 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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MD Hoop Star Basketball Clinics

Ages 7-9. Introductory basketball course. Lower baskets will be used. Through innovative and fun drills, every child will learn basic basketball skills. Higher level of confidence and self-esteem will be achieved. This MD Sports class is sure to leave every child with a smile. Participants will receive a T-shirt and a participation award. 6 Sessions $90 Instructor:Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 273879 Jane E. Lawton CC 4/11 Su 2:30pm - 3:30pm 273880 Darnestown ES 4/14 W 6:00pm - 7:00pm 273881 Oakland Terrace ES 4/15 Th 6:30pm - 7:30pm

MD Sports All Star Skills Clinic

Ages 8-17: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports All Star Skills Basketball Clinic. Learn the correct basketball fundamental techniques, brish up on your skills, learn new moves and improve your footwork for a great jump shot. Participants will learn how to improve agility, explosiveness, first step quickness and jumping ability. Team defensive concepts will be covered. 6 Sessions $140 Instructor:Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 273863 Tilden MS 4/9 F 7:00pm - 9:00pm 273864 Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS4/11 Su 2:00pm - 4:00pm 273862 Kingsview MS 4/16 F 7:00pm - 9:00pm

One On One After School Hoops

Player Development Program (PDP)

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Progressive Skills clinics are divided by age and ability. The early class are ages 6-8 or white level & the later classes are ages 8-11 or yellow level. The Player Development Program is a breakthrough concept in basketball training. Each player is evaluated at the first session to ensure they are participating at the correct color-level for their current ability. The Player Development Program is the best choice for aspiring basketball players because: -progressive and proven curriculum is used by top-level One on One coaches -Each Player receives a personal player evaluation and must master curriculum to make it to the next color level 6 Sessions $115 Instructor:Inc One on One Basketball Grade 6 - 8 274367 Wheaton CC 4/17 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm 274365 Germantown CC 4/18 Su 1:00pm - 2:00pm 274366 Potomac CC 4/18 Su 1:00pm - 2:00pm Grade 8 - 11 274370 Wheaton CC 4/17 Sa 1:00pm - 2:00pm 274368 Potomac CC 4/18 Su 2:00pm - 3:00pm 274369 Germantown CC 4/18 Su 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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MD Sports League-Soccer
Ages 3-10. Soccer is the world’s most popular sport. It requires very little equipment, it is great exercise and the rules are fairly simple. MD Sports soccer leagues encourage children to learn and play soccer in a fun, no-pressure environment. It is a wonderful way of introducing the little ones to sports. It is fun and it is great for building friendships. MD Sports soccer program is offered for children ages 3 through 10 split into four different age groups. The goal is to get every player maximum playing time throughout the game while teaching basic elements of strategy and fair play. 6 Sessions $65 Instructor: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports Grade 3/4 274345 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 9:00am -10:00am 274349 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 3:00pm - 4:00pm Grade 5/6 274346 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 10:00am -11:00am 4/17 Sa 4:00pm - 5:00pm 274350 Bauer Drive CC Grade 7/8 274347 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 11:00am -12:00pm 274351 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa 5:00pm - 6:00pm Grade 9/10 274348 Potomac CC 4/17 Sa 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Grades K-5: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports presents an after school program designed to provide participants with fundamental soccer skills instruction, as well as exposure to how the game is played through drills and controlled scrimmages. Our goal is to teach a basic understanding of the game in a fun environment in preparation for traditional recreation soccer leagues. Our knowledgeable, experienced and caring staff’s primary goal is to teach both sports and life skills of respect, commitment and teamwork. Class begins immediately after dismissal from school. 8 Sessions $110 Instructor:Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 273885 Oakland Terrace ES 4/12 M 3:30pm - 4:45pm 273886 Luxmanor ES 4/13 Tu 3:15pm - 4:45pm 273882 Westover ES 4/14 W 3:30pm - 4:45pm 273883 Stonegate ES 4/15 Th 3:15pm - 4:30pm 273884 Sherwood ES 4/16 F 3:30pm - 4:45pm

MD Sports Pro Kix Soccer Clinics

Soccer Clinics by MD Sports

Grades K-5: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports presents a program designed to provide participants with fundamental soccer skills instruction, as well as exposure to how the game is played through drills and controlled scrimmages. Our goal is to teach a basic understanding of the game in a fun environment in preparation for traditional recreation soccer leagues. Our knowledgeable, experienced and caring staff’s primary goal is to teach both sports and life skills of respect, commitment and teamwork. 6 Sessions $65 Instructor: Jazz Perazic’s MD Sports 274357 Bauer Drive CC 4/18 Su 3:00pm - 4:00pm

For fastest registration priority, use RecWeb, Starline, or register in person!
The Recreation Department offers four ways to register for activites: RecWeb internet registration, walk-in registration, mail, and fax. See page 174 for more information about each of these registration procedures. A note about fax and mailed registrations: Our Customer Service representatives process faxed and mailed registrations as quickly as possible; but we cannot guarantee that these registrations will be processed immediately upon receipt. If there are walk-in customers at the Customer Service window when faxed or mailed registrations are received, the walk-in customers are served before the faxed or mailed registrations are processed. If faxed or mailed registration forms are received prior to the first official day of registration, these forms will be secured in a safe until registration begins. At that time, the faxed or mailed registrations will be processed, but may not necessarily be processed in the strict order that they were received, and all will be treated as if they arrived on the first day of registration.
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Working, semi-retired, or retired, we realize that your schedule may be a busy one and yet you may want to take the time to try something new in either the day or evening hours so we are adding a number of new activities to our Program Menu. If you would like us to add your name to our e-mail list and be updated on new happenings please e-mail us at seniors@montgomerycountymd.gov and specify “Active Adults On The Go”.

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Active Adults Fitness Clinics
An opportunity for persons 55 years and older, to attend a clinic designed to inform beginners about the basics of healthful activity and how to utilize the exercise facilities in local MCRD Community Centers. Options exist for use of these facilities free of charge during specific days and times. The clinics are conducted by a Professor of Health at Montgomery College and are free to the public. Preregistration is necessary. Call 240-777-4922 for more information. Please look for registration fliers at your local Community Center with listings for the day and time of these clinic offerings. Sites include: Bauer Drive Community Center Coffield Community Center Damascus Community Center East County Community Center Germantown Community Center Lawton Community Center Longwood Community Center Potomac Community Center Praisner Community Center Upper County Community Center Wheaton Community Center Wisconsin Place Community Center Group instruction designed for active seniors. Learn weight room etiquette, use of cardiovascular equipment, weight machines and free weights to develop a challenging circuit training routine that you can continue on your own. FREE but you must pre-register. • Germantown Community Center Second Thursday of month, 10:00am March 11 273407 April 8 273408 May 13 273409 • Praisner Community Center Third Thursday of month, 10:00am March 18 273402 April 15 273405 May 20 273406 Fourth Thursday of month, 10:30am • Holiday Park Senior Center March 25 273401 April 22 273403 May 27 273404 You also have access to an exercise and weight room at any Community Center MondayFriday; 9:00am-2:00pm at no cost (refer to Silver Sneaker Exercise Program). If you use the exercise rooms on other days and times at the community centers, you will have to purchase a regular season pass.

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Montgomery County Recreation Department has instituted a program for adults interested in a cardiovascular and resistance training regimen for health improvement. Now, county residents 55 years or older, may make use of any of our local MCRD Recreation Centers from 9:00am–2:00pm, Monday–Friday at no charge. All you need to enjoy this program is our new free Silver Sneaker Membership. Just swipe it at the front desk of any of our 16 centers and work out to your heart’s (and other muscles) content. Our weight and exercise rooms have some of the latest and best equipment for strengthening your muscles and your heart utilizing a personalized program designed to make your everyday activities, sports and recreational pursuits much easier. Facilities differ as to quantity and style of exercise machines available. We also offer free Active Adults Fitness Clinics that include personal instruction in the basics of exercise and the proper use of the equipment (see page 82). Flyers for these fitness clinics are available at any recreation center. This free activity is a public service of Montgomery County Recreation Department and is available at the following locations: Bauer Drive Community Center Long Branch Community Center Clara Barton Community Center Marilyn J. Praisner Community Center Coffield Community Center Plum Gar Community Center Damascus Community Center Potomac Community Center East County Community Center Ross Boddy Community Center Germantown Community Center Upper County Community Center Lawton Community Center Wheaton Community Center Longwood Community Center Wisconsin Place Community Center Call 240-777-4922 or the Community Center you are interested in for more information.

Walk for the health of it!

Indoor Walking Program
Check out these great opportunities for indoor walking that are offered at your local Community Centers where you can walk in climate controlled, secure buildings: • No rain, ice, or other weather concerns, dogs, bugs or uneven walking surfaces. • Access Card recommended or sign-in required. Just check in at the front desk, swipe your card and do your walking. • Bring a friend and talk or maybe just listen to your radio with earphones. This free activity is a public service of Montgomery County Recreation Department and offered at the following sites. (If Gym is unavailable, Social Hall may be used, if not in use): Bauer Drive Community Center Lawton Community Center Clara Barton Community Center Long Branch Community Center Ross Boddy Community Center Longwood Community Center Coffield Community Center Plum Gar Community Center Damascus Community Center Potomac Community Center East County Community Center Marilyn J. Praisner Comm. Center Germantown Community Center Upper County Community Center Good Hope Community Center Wheaton Community Center Wisconsin Place Community Center
Call 240-777-4922 or the Community Center you are interested in for more information.

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Neighborhood Centers
If no phone number is listed, call the office at 240-777-4925. Bauer Drive (M 10:00am-2:00pm) Bauer Drive Community Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville Clara Barton (W 10:00am-2:00pm) Clara Barton Community Center, 7425 MacArthur Boulevard, Cabin John Clarksburg (W 10:00am-2:00pm) Clarksburg Recreation Center, Route 355 at 22501 Wims Road, Clarksburg Coffield (Tu, W, Th, 10:00am-2:00pm) Coffield Community Center, 2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring 240-777-4900
Wednesday Program is a partnership of the Jewish Community Center and the Department of Recreation. Lunch available for Wednesday program only, call 301-230-3751 for reservations.

Senior Centers

Damascus Senior Center *+ (M-F, 9:00am-4:00pm) 9701 Main Street, Damascus 240-777-6995 Gaithersburg Upcounty Senior Center *+ (M-F, 8:30am-4:00pm) 80A Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg 301-258-6380
Sponsored by the City of Gaithersburg with support from Montgomery County.

* Nutrition lunch program available + Limited transportation available

Holiday Park Senior Center *+ (M-F, 9:00am-4:00pm & Sat, 9:00am5:00pm) 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton 240-777-4999 Long Branch Senior Center *+ (M-F, 10:00am-2:00pm) Long Branch Community Center 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring 240-777-6975 Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center *+ (M-F, 8:30am-4:00pm, Sat, 9:30am-3:00pm) 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring 240-777-8085

East County *+ (Tu, F, 10:00am-2:00pm) East County Community Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring 240-777-8093 Germantown + (M, Th, 10:00am-2:00pm) Germantown Community Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown 240-777-8098 Evergreen Program (Tu, W, F, 9:00am-4:00pm) Germantown Community Center 240-777-8095
A partnership of the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center, Inc. and the Department of Recreation.

Seniors Today!
Watch Seniors Today, a program for and about seniors produced by the Commission on Aging. Tune in to Cable Montgomery Channel 6. Days and times are available by going to the montgomerycountymd.gov web site and looking at the program schedule schedule (click on County Cable 6).

Lawton (call for information) Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase 240-777-6855 Longwood + (M 10:00am-2:00pm) Longwood Community Center, 19300 Georgia Avenue, Brookeville Potomac + (Tu 10:00am-2:00pm) Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac Praisner *+ (Th 10:00am-2:00pm) Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville 240-777-4970 Ross Boddy *+ (W, Th, 10:00am-2:00pm) Ross Boddy Community Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring Waverly House * (Th 10:00am-2:00pm) Waverly House Apartments 4521 East West Highway, Bethesda
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8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 240-777-6975 • Ireland’s Great Poets Wednesday, March 3 & 10, 2010, 11:00am. Julia Burger from Arts for the Aging leads a lively discussion about Irish poets. FREE • Communication Tips and Coping Strategies for Hearing Loss Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 11:00am. Learn what you can do to cope with hearing loss from an Adventist Hospital speaker. FREE • Ballroom Dance Demonstration Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 11:00 am Ziona Tuchler and partner will entertain with dazzling footwork and graceful movements. FREE • Young at Heart Junior and Senior Prom Tuesday, April 6, 2010 11:00–2:00pm. High school students join Long Branch Seniors for a wonderful intergenerational event featuring games, dancing, corsages and refreshments. • Hearing Screening Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 10:30 – 12:30 pm. Lina Barreneche of Monarch Hearing and Balance Center conducts free hearing screenings. Register in advance. FREE • Man on Wire Thursday April 22, 2010 11:00 am In this mesmerizing documentary a French tightrope walker plans to walk a wire strung between the World Trade Towers. FREE • Montgomery’s Got Talent, Round One Friday, April 23, 2010 , 11:00 am Show off your talents! Winners of this talent show go on to the county championship finals in May. • Nutrition 101 Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 11:00am Basic nutrition information is important for understanding how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. FREE • Mother’s Day Luncheon Friday, May 7, 2010, 11:00am–2:00pm Honor the mothers in your life with entertainment and a special meal prepared by Chef Sia. Reservations required.

Special Activities and Events
Listed below is just a small sampling of what is offered at the various sites listed on page 85. Call 240-777-4925 or visit a location to obtain more information on Senior Center and Neighborhood Programs.

Long Branch Center

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Damascus Center

9701 Main Street, Damascus, MD 240-777-6995

Calendar of Special Events
• Colorectal Cancer Awareness Lecture Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 1:00 pm at Shady Grove Hospital. Shady Grove Hospital will provide a speaker to share with Damascus Seniors the signs of Colorectal Cancer! FREE • Karen Devitt Singer/Entertainer Friday, March 12, 2010, 1:00pm Singer Karen Devitt returns to Damascus Senior Center with her low alto voice singing songs from the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s. FREE • Chef Sue’s St. Patrick’s Luncheon Wednesday, March 17, 2010, Noon Chef Sue will prepare an Irish meal fit for a King! Please pick up a menu from the reception desk! Cost $7.00 less than 60 years old. Over 60, requested donations. • Golden Aires Big Band Group! Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 1:00pm The Golden Aires Big Band return to Damascus Senior Center by popular demand! The 25 piece band with an age range between 60 – 95 will perform many different songs from the popular era of big band music! FREE • Tom Stringer Folk Singer Friday, April 9, 2010, 1:00pm Singer Tom Stringer will sing many fun and loving folk tunes for your musical enjoyment. FREE • Montgomery’s Got Talent Tryouts at Damascus Senior Center Friday, April 16, 2010, 1:00pm Montgomery County Department of Recreation Senior Team and the Damascus Senior Center will host regional events of Montgomery’s Got Talent! For more information please call 240-777-6995.

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Coming To Holiday Park in the Spring • Become Computer Savvy • Computer Classes For Everyone Computer Basics, Introduction to Digital Photography, Introduction to the Internet and more …. • Registration Material Available At Reception Desk • A Partnership of JCA (Jewish Council for the Aging) and Holiday Park An Array Of Classes Is Waiting For You ….Here Are a Few! Learn More, Expand Your Horizons and Be All That You Can Be The following classes begin in March and April. • Bridge – Learn bridge basics and beyond. Holiday Park’s bridge education program is renowned countywide. 8 weeks $80.00 • Bone Building and Energizing Exercise – Tone, strengthen, and stretch your muscle groups in an upbeat and fun class. 12 weeks $42.00 • Your Body Was Meant To Move Participate in a workout designed to increase balance, strength and agility. 8 weeks $28.00 • Total Workout – A fun class that includes strengthening, stretching and cardio for moderate to advanced fitness levels. 8 weeks $28.00 • Ballroom Dance – Learn to or become better at the foxtrot, waltz, swing, cha cha and salsa. Dance is a wonderful way to exercise, meet people and have lots of fun. 12 sessions $42.00 • Conversational Spanish – Beginning and intermediate levels. Learn vocabulary, grammar and some cultural information. 8 weeks $12.00 • Zumba Gold -- Zumba dancing is a fusion of Latin and International music and dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, and effective dance fitness program. 6 weeks $35.00.

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Holiday Park Center
Mix, Mingle & Music

3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton, MD 240-777-4999 • April 22, Thursday, 1:15 P.M. ISIS Duo. Flute and harp play together for a delightful musical experience. Amy Thomas, flutist and Michelle Lundy, harpist. $1.00 at door. • March 15, Monday, 1:15 P.M. Steve Gellman will serenade you with Irish Ballads and so much more. $1.00 at the door. • March 17, Wednesday, 1:15 P.M. Enjoy the cabaret duo of Adelaide & Rick on St. Patrick’s Day 2010. $1.00 at the door. • May 28, Friday, 1:15 P.M. Singer/Pianist Frank Plummer entertains for your listening and dancing pleasure. $2.00 at the door. • May 18, Tuesday, 1:15 P.M. The Piano Society of Greater Washington plays a classical program for your listening pleasure. • June 14, Monday, 1:15 P.M. ‘Boys Night Out’ presents a little country, a little rock and lots of lively fun for your listening delight. $1.00 at the door.

Coming soon to a center near you…

Do you have a talent you’d like to share? Have you ever wanted to perform in front of a live audience? Then we may have just the opportunity for you! Join us this spring for…

Montgomery’s Got Talent!
(and you do too!)
In April and May of 2010, Senior Center and Neighborhood Senior Programs sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation will be holding Talent Shows, with the winners advancing to a county-wide show on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Singers, dancers, musicians, etc. - all are welcome! There is a $10 registration fee per person, up to $25 per group. Registration forms, rules, and basic requirements information is available. You may call 240-777-4925 or 240-777-8085 to have the information and registration materials mailed to you. This promises to be a fun and exciting series of programs. We know there are many talented seniors out there, so plan on being one of those that shows what you’ve got!

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Margaret Schweinhaut Center

1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 240-777-8085 • Ziona Tuchler dances to renditions of Fiddler on the Roof March 5, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE • The Siena School brings us their schools Shakespeare play March 19, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE • Banjo Dan March 26, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE Enjoy an afternoon of banjo and guitar music • Ted Jacobson April 9, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE Enjoy his vaudeville act with trumpet accompaniment • Good Times Show Band April 16, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE A four piece combo, plays folk and dance music • Karen Devitt May 14, 2010, 1:00 pm. FREE Piano playing and sings the songs you know. • Big Band Tradition

Music Flourishes for You

• Income Tax Preparation Tuesdays, February 2 to April 13, 2010, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm. Free. Sponsored by AARP. Call 240-777-2577 to make an appointment. • Driver Safety Mondays, February 1 & April 12, 2010, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Small fee. Sponsored by AARP. Call 240-777-8085 to make your reservation. • Memory Academy Thursdays, March 4 - 25, 2010, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Small fee. Sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital. Call 301-754-8800. • Fall Prevention Classes and Measurement Monday, March 1, 2010, 10:00 am 2:00 pm and Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 10:00 am -12:00 pm. Sponsored by Holy Cross Hospital. Call 301-754-8800 for register. • Better Balance Classes March 15 - June 7, 2010, 10:45 am -11:45 am. Participants are chosen from the required testing on March 3.

For information on more courses and classes, please call the Center.

May 21, 2010, 6:30-9:30 pm. FREE Joins us and dance to the music. Healthy Happy You
• Stop the Clock! March 2, 2010, 10:30 am. • A Reiki demonstration March 9, 2010, 10:30 am. • Healthy Brain- Your Memory Matters March 16, 2010, 10:30 am. • Good Health Rests on a Good Nights Sleep April 27, 2010, 10:30 am. • All Proteins Are Not EquaL May 25, 2010, 10:30 am.
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Mini Trips/Short Day Excursions
These 4-6 hour trips are available for departure from your local senior center or neighborhood program. Busses for these trips accommodate 20-24 persons per bus. The transportation fee is $10.00 payable to MCRD ($12.00 for non-residents). This does not include lunch fees, entrance fees or any other additional fees associated with some of these trips. These additional fees are payable, by you, the day of the trip to the appropriate vendor. Since our space is limited, we can’t provide a detailed itinerary of each trip in this brochure. Prior to registering, call the senior program site (see page 88) on a day that the program meets and ask to speak to the Senior Program Director, or call our main office at 240-777-4925. Our busses are wheelchair accessible, but we must know at least 2 weeks prior to the trip if you require this accommodation, to ensure your space if the trip isn’t already full.
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Welcome to the SOAR Program!
SOAR is the Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s “Senior Outdoor Adventures in Recreation” program. It is a program designed for active adults, age 55 and over. Each activity or trip requires a substantial amount of walking and/or physical exertion. Program participants should be in good physical condition and consult with their physician if they have any concerns before registering/ participating in an activity. All travel is by motor coach unless otherwise noted. Interested individuals should call 240-777-4925 to have a SOAR brochure mailed to them in order to access DETAILS FOR EACH TRIP, INCLUDING REFUND POLICIES. SOAR trips will begin registration on Wednesday, February 10th at 8:30 am. See page 174 for ‘Ways to Register”.
Cherry Blossom Cruise and Lunch on the Spirit Cruise Line plus a Visit to the Newseum

We’ll begin our day by cruising along the Potomac River and enjoying a relaxing lunch included on the Spirit Cruise Line as we enjoy the sights of Washington with the Cherry Blossoms in bloom. Then we’ll tour the Newseum, which offers an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology. Trip number: 270724 Fee: $90 Wednesday, April 7 Leave 10:15 am, Return 6:15 pm
Annex of the Air & Space Museum Near Dulles Airport, VA, and the Space Hangar

This facility houses historically significant restored aircraft and spacecraft. Docents will lead us through this huge hangar filled with aircraft from the beginning of flight to barnstorming aircraft of the early days of flight, WWI and WWII fighter planes, Korean War jet fighters, the Enola Gay, the Concorde, hundreds of vintage aircraft, and spacecraft including the space shuttle Enterprise. Lunch (on own) on premises. Trip number: 270725 Fee: $29 Thursday, April 15 Leave 8:30am, Return 3:30pm
Tour of Famous Hillwood Museum & Gardens

An audio assisted self-guided tour of Hillwood Museum and Gardens in DC features the most comprehensive assemblage of Imperial Russian fine and decorative arts outside Russia, and an extensive collection of 18th century French works of art. Founded by Marjorie Merriweather Post, the 25-acre estate features magnificent gardens. Lunch (on own) at the Hillwood Cafe. Trip number: 270726 Fee: $40 Thursday, April 22 Leave 8:45am, Return 3:45pm
Tour the Major Monuments and Memorials on the National Mall with Noted Historian Anthony Pitch

A New Tour! Stroll to four of the major monuments on the National Mall beginning with the World War II Memorial. Then we’ll head to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial, and finally to the dramatically realistic statues of U.S. and allied troops depicted on a combat mission during the Korean War. The tour highlights dramatic stories from each of the distinctly different memorials. Lunch (on own) at Union Station. Trip number: 270727 Fee: $40 Wednesday, April 28 Leave 8:30am, Return 3:30pm Trip number: 270728 Fee: $40 Thursday, April 29 Leave 8:30am, Return 3:30pm
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Solomon’s Island Walkabout and Boat Tour

Discover historic Solomon’s Island by taking a guided walking tour of this once thriving fishing and canning town. Emphasis will be placed on the history and architecture of this quaint town. Visit the Calvert Marine Museum and Lighthouse. Cruise around Solomon’s Harbor and the Patuxent River and enjoy a crab cake lunch at a local restaurant (included). Trip number: 270729 Fee: $82 Wednesday, May 5 Leave 7:00am, Return 5:00 pm
Lincoln at Gettysburg with Ed Bearss, Acclaimed Civil War Historian, Plus Visit the New Gettysburg Battlefield Civil War Visitor Center Museum & Cyclorama Theater

A New Tour! President Abraham Lincoln traveled to Gettysburg, PA, where the next day he delivered his landmark address. In a little over two minutes in 272 words, he “transformed Gettysburg from a scene of carnage into a symbol giving meaning to the sacrifice of the dead and inspiration to the living”. Listen as Ed Bearss, retired National Park Service Chief Historian and author of 15 books on the Civil War describes the events in vivid detail. Lunch (on own) at General Pickett’s Buffet. Trip number: 270731 Fee: $69 Tuesday, May 4 Leave 7:45am, Return 5:00pm Trip number: 270732 Fee: $69 Monday, May 10 Leave 7:45am, Return 5:00pm Trip number: 270733 Fee: $69 Tuesday, May 11 Leave 7:45am, Return 5:00pm
Guided Riding and Walking tour of Historic Richmond, Capital of Va.

A New Tour! Begin with a professionally guided driving tour that will provide an overview of the history of the City of Richmond, including: the Capitol, Court End, the James River and the Fall Line, Church H.V. Jackson Ward, the Fan and Monument Avenue. We will pass many historical sites including the White House of the Confederacy. We will then tour the Capitol and briefly walk Capitol Square to see the newly dedicated Civil Rights Memorial. Next, enjoy a crab cake lunch, included, at the famed Tobacco Company Restaurant. After lunch, the riding tour will continue with a visit to the National Park Service Tredegar site. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience history from the 18th Century Revolutionary Period, and the 19th Century Civil War Period. Trip number: 270734 Fee: $60 Wednesday, May 19 Leave 7:30 am, Return 5:30 pm
Guided Walking and Riding Tour of Historic Harrisburg, the State Capital of Pennsylvania

A local authority will guide us through this historic city which originated in 1719 with 30 people. We’ll begin with a bus tour of the city, island, residential businesses, and Capitol District. We’ll learn about the relationship between William Penn and John Harris who established the city, and 7000 years of American Indian culture. Then we’ll tour the Capitol and have lunch (on own) in the Capitol building cafeteria. A tour of the National Civil War Museum comes next. We’ll end with a walking tour of the origins of Harrisburg, the “Shipoke” section, where we’ll see Harrisburg as it was in the 1800’s. Trip number: 270736 Fee: $50 Wednesday, May 26 Leave 7:00 am, Return 6:00pm Trip number: 270737 Fee: $50 Thursday, May 27 Leave 7:00 am, Return 6:00pm

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Our Annual Sailing Trip on Chesapeake Bay

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Our ever-popular sailing trip out of Annapolis is a great way to spend a relaxing day! Enjoy 4 hours under sail on a 76 foot-long sailboat with a professional captain and crew. A picnic lunch on board is included. Trip number: 270738 Fee: $79 Thursday, June 3 Leave 8:15 am, Return 3:30 pm Trip number: 270739 Fee: $79 Thursday, June 3 Leave 12:30 pm, Return 7:30 pm

White Water Rafting Trip on the Shenandoah River

Our popular two and half-hour rafting trip on the Shenandoah River is being offered again this year. An expert guide in each raft will lead our group through White Horse Rapids, down the famed Shenandoah Staircase and over Bull Falls (rated class II-III, which are easy to moderate in difficulty). No experience required. A delicious lunch is included. Trip number: 270740 Fee: $75 Thursday, June 10 Leave 8:00 am, Return 4:15pm

Exploring in Benjamin Franklin’s Footsteps A Walking and Riding Tour of Historic Philadelphia, PA.

We’ll meet our local professional guide and begin our tour inside historic Independence Hall. Then we’ll lunch, on own, at the famous Bourse Food Court. Next, we’ll walk in “Franklin’s Footsteps” to view the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, Christ Church, U.S. Mint, Elfreth’s Alley, and more. We will continue with a ninety-minute riding tour to see more highlights of the City of Philadelphia. Trip number: 270741 Fee: $50 Thursday, June 17 Leave 7:00am, Return 7:00pm
SOAR Baseball 2010

Batter Up! It’s Baseball Time Again! Join us for one or more of our baseball game trips this year. We will enjoy trips to two Nationals and two Orioles games this season. All games this year are $42.00 per person and include upper deck reserved seating (between first or third base and home plate) and chartered motor coach transportation. (Note: walking and step climbing is required at each game). All trips leave from the rear parking lot of Holiday Park Senior Center and return immediately after the games. Trip Number Teams Date Departure Time 270749 Orioles vs. NY Yankees Tuesday, April 27 4:30pm 270750 Orioles vs. NY Yankees Tuesday, June 8 4:30pm 270751 Nationals vs. KC Royals Wednesday, June 23 2:30pm 270752 Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Thursday, July 29 10:30am
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TR Team: 240-777-6870/TTY: 240-777-6974

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Mission Statement
The Therapeutic Recreation Team provides accessible leisure, educational and personal development activities for individuals with disabilities through mainstreaming and adaptive programs.

Karate for Individuals with Disabilities

FUNQuests IT’S NOT JUST A CLASS, IT’S AN ADVENTURE!

Ages: 2 & 3 with disabilities: Dinosaurs, Pirates, Princesses, Construction, Firemen & more. Each week brings your child on a new adventure exploring a new world of fun through story, craft, expression & make believe. Adult participation required. $10 materials fee due at 1st class.
Instructor: Celia Kibler 8 Forty five minute sessions 274701 Funfit, Inc. 4/12 M $72 1:00pm

Ages 6&Up: Introduction to traditional Korean Karate (Tang So Do) with emphasis on improving motor planning and coordination. Includes stretching and calisthenics as an introduction to physical fitness. New students attend 9:00 class. No class on 5/1 and 5/29.
6Forty-five minute sessions 275146 Holiday Park SrC 4/10 Sa $54 9:00am

Cooking for Kids

Ages 7-14 with disabilities: This is a program for children with disabilities. Everyone will help make, eat, and clean up a tasty snack each class. Focus will be safe food preparation, healthy food choices, and socialization. Parent participation is optional.
6 One hour and thirty minute sessions 267334 Germantown CC 4/10 Sa $45 12:30pm

FUNScapes

Ages: 18 months - 3 with disabilities: They’ll paint & create till their hearts content. finger paint, sponge painting, brush painting, potato painting, roller paining and more! You name it, we’ll do it and get you to join in the fun! Parents required to stay. Please dress your child in clother that can get messy & bring a shirt or smock to wear over clothes. $10 materials fee due at 1st class.
Instructor: Celia Kibler 8 Forty five minute sessions 274700 Funfit, Inc. 4/8 Th $64 9:30am

BIG Game Nights

Ages 13 &Up, with disabilities: Have fun playing oversized games with your friends, and come make new friends too! Board games, cards, bingo, and more! Program meets second and fourth Friday of the month. 1 staff to 5 participants; no personal care. Meets 4/9, 4/23, 5/14 and 6/11.
4 Two-hour sessions 274746 Holiday Park SrC 4/9 F $32 7:00pm

Turn the Beat Around

Funfit Tots

Support an individual with a disability in a mainstream recreation program. Provide assistance in a Therapeutic Recreation program. Student volunteers are eligible for SSL hours. Training provided.

Volunteers Needed

Instructor: Celia Kibler 8 Forty five minute sessions 274698 Funfit, Inc. 4/7 274699 Funfit, Inc. 4/9

Ages: 1 - 3 with disabilities: Through creative movement, active play, music, stories and a variety of equipment, THIS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FITNESS CLASS gives you & your child a complete heart-healthy, fun, physical workout. Classes are always presented in a lighthearted, stress and fun session. Your child’s comfort & confidence is of the utmost importance in our TOT classes & you share in their success as they grow and develop their skills. Adult participation required.
W F $72 5:30pm 9:30am

Ages: 15 & Up with disabilities: Introduction to basic rhythm and movement for social dancing. Learn line and group dance for all occasions. Participants should be able to indicate basic wants and needs and have minimum self-help skills. 1 staff to 5 participants.
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E-Z Hip Hop

Creative Expression and Dance

Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 240-777-6870

Ages 5-12, with mild developmental delays: Through dance and creative movement this class offers children the opportunity to increase motor skills while developing self-confidence and creativity through the art of dance.
6 Forty five minute sessions 267335 Germantown CC 4/10 Sa $30 2:30pm

Ages: 15 & Up with disabilities: Introduction to fresh and exciting dance moves to the beat of hip hop music. Designed especially for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. Movements are adapted for individuals who use wheelchairs too. Participants should be able to follow two-step instructions.
Instructor: Sue Green 8 Forty five minute sessions 267330 Wheaton CC 4/9 10 Forty five minute sessions 267331 Holiday Park SrC 4/10 F Sa $60 11:30am $75 11:00am

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Fun, Rhythm & Roll
Ages 15 &Up, with disabilities: Engage in playful rhythmic movement for fitness and coordination. Includes line dances, circle dances, folk dances, and just plain fun dances. Designed especially for individuals with developmental disabilities. Movements are also individually adapted for individuals who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Participants should be able to indicate basic wants and needs and follow one- and two-step instructions.
10 Forty-five minute sessions Instructor: Sue Green 274646 Holiday Park SrC 4/10 $75 Sa 10:00am

Therapeutic Recreation Xciting Xtras

Beginning Handbuilt Pottery for Adults
Ages 18&Up, Teens and young adults with disabilities. Hand building techniques includes decorating, firing, slab, coil and pinch methods. Participants must be able to indicate wants and needs. $15 materials fee due to instructor. 1 staff to 8 participants. No personal care procvided. 8 One hour sessions $68
Instructor: Pamela Reid 267329 Wheaton CC 3/24 W 1:30pm

Moving with Multiple Sclerosis

Slow ’n Easy Aerobics

Ages 15&Up, with disabilities: Exercise to music and get fit through movement, stretching, and coordination. Participants should be able to indicate basic wants and needs, and follow one- and two-step instructions. 1 staff to 10 participants.
8 One hour sessions 274648 Wheaton CC 274649 Potomac CC 274650 Damascus CC 274651 Bauer Drive CC 4/12 4/13 4/15 4/15 M Tu Th Th $35 7:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm 7:00pm

Ages 18 &Up, with Multiple Sclerosis: Exercise helps maintain flexibility in joints and muscle strength, relaxes the body, and promotes a sense of well-being. Discussion will focus on ways to keep exercising outside of class.
6 One hour sessions 267327 Germantown CC 4/11 Su $35 1:00pm

Water Aerobics

On The Move

Ages 18 & Up with disabilities: If you need to get into shape, then this slow paced aerobics class done in shallow water is for you. Workout uses water to cushion feet, knees and back. Emphasis is on fun and improving your cardiovascular conditioning.
Instructor: Peggy Brower 8 one hour sessions 274364 ML King AqC 4/11 Su $63 4:00pm

Ages 16 - 21: Teens and young adults who attend Learning For Independance (LFI) in high school. Center and community based activities that include cooking, games, trips on Ride-On and more. Participants mush have communication skills, basic money management skills, ability to travel safely and know how to have fun! 1 staff to 4 participants.
6 three hour sessions 266823 Bauer Drive CC 4/17 Sa

Adult Swim

$60 1:00pm

Ages 18 &Up, with disabilities: Adapted aquatics and swim instruction in a group setting. Participants should be able to indicate basic wants and needs and have minimal self-help skills. 1 staff to 7 participants. No personal care provided.
8 One hour sessions 267323 ML King AqC 267325 Germantown Indoor 267324 Montgomery Aq Ctr 267326 Olney Indoor 4/6 4/7 4/8 4/9 Tu W Th F $37 8:30pm 8:30pm 8:30pm 7:00pm

Karate for Individuals with Disabilities

Ages 18&Up: Introduction to traditional Korean Karate (Tang So Do) with emphasis on improving motor planning and coordination. Includes stretching and calisthenics as an introduction to physical fitness. New students attend 9:00 class. No class on 5/1 and 5/29.
6 Forty-five minute sessions 275147 Holiday Park SrC 4/10 Sa $54 10:00am

Therapeutic Recreation Dances
For teens and adults, ages 15 and up, with disabilities. DJ, light refreshments, and opportunites for socialization. Transportation must be arranged prior to the event, with pick-up at 10:00pm. Bring ID for check in. A REGISTRATION FORM IS NOW REQUIRED. PLEASE PREREGISTER. Cost: $8.00 club members; $10.00 non-club members Location: Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to register for programs. To facilitate your inclusion, you may request auxiliary aids and services. Interpreters, large or braille print, other auxiliary aids or services, or companions must be requested at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the program. Please call 240-777-6870, TTY 240-7776974, to schedule an intake for accommodations needed. Email:mainstream@montgomerycountymd.gov. Companions provide one-to-one assistance to facilitate participation and assimilation into the program. Most companions are volunteers and placements are limited, and not guaranteed.

Mainstreaming Opportunities

April Showers Semi-Formal Dance
274371 4/24 274372 6/12

Sa 7:00pm Sa 7:00pm

Tropical Oasis Dance

Registration form on page 176.

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Montgomery County Recreation

Gilchrist Center: 240-777-4940

About the Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity
The Charles W. Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity is committed to fostering multicultural understanding among residents and creating an inclusive society in Montgomery County. The Center offers a variety of programs in our Wheaton office and other community locations to support residents and to celebrate the diversity of our community. These programs and services include acculturation programs and services for newcomers; information and referral to County and other community services, and programs that highlight the County’s diversity, its cultural wealth, and uniqueness. The Gilchrist Center provides the following programs and services:

Programs for New Americans
English as a Second Language (ESOL): Attend classes for Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels taught on weekdays by Montgomery College and on Saturdays by Gilchrist Center Volunteers. Free. Clases de inglés para niveles básico, intermedio y avanzado. ¡Gratis! English Conversation: Attend classes for advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels offered on an ongoing basis. Call for details. Drop-ins welcomed. Free. Everyday English for Absolute Beginners: Learn basic vocabulary and conversational survival English skills in this 6-week program. Registration required. Free. Citizenship Preparation Program: Classes and tutoring for persons 55+ who are preparing for U.S. citizenship offered in Wheaton and Germantown. Free. Pro Bono (Free) Legal Clinic: The Montgomery County Bar Foundation offers legal consultations twice a month, on a first-come, first-served basis in Wheaton and Germantown. Call for dates and times. Free. Consejos legales en Wheaton y Germantown. ¡Gratis!

Cultural/Educational Programs
¡Hablemos! Attend the ongoing weekly Spanish Conversation Club. Drop-ins welcomed. Free. Spanish 101/102: Learn basic vocabulary and conversational Spanish skills in 8 weeks. Registration fee required: $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents. Basic Computers: Classes for beginners taught in English, Spanish and French. Registration fee required: $25 for residents and $35 for non-residents. Clases de computación básica en español. Classe d’informatique elementaire en Français. “GO” Club: The Arthur Lewis Go Club invites you to learn this ancient strategy game! Ongoing. Drop-ins welcomed. Free.

Volunteer Opportunities
The following volunteer positions are available: Information & Referral Assistant ESOL Instructor/Instructor Aide Basic Computer Instructor/Instructor Aide (English/Spanish/French) Spanish Instructor (Language/Culture/Literacy) Event Helper We provide SSL hours! For more information about Gilchrist Center programs, schedules and registration, please call 240-777-4940.

Wheaton Location:
11319 Elkin Street Wheaton, MD 20902 240-777-4940

Germantown Location:
12900 Middlebrook Road Suite 1100 Germantown, MD 20874 240-777-4940

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Montgomery County Recreation

Mid-County ommunity Community Here is a Snapshot of Center
things to look for!
Weight Training • Treadmills • Drop-In Basketball • Volleyball • Aerobics • Yoga • Karate • Dance • Computer Lab • Instruction Classes for Tots and Teens • Pottery • Painting • Cooking Classes • Space for your meetings, parties, weddings, and more!

Opening in 2010

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We Rent for Your Event
Celebrate that special occasion in one of our Community Recreation Centers
Rent our facilities and join your friends and family for: • Birthday Parties • After Prom Dances • Wedding Receptions • Anniversaries • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs • Retirement Parties • Cultural Celebrations • Meetings

Transform a room into a fantasy land with lights and props or an elegant reception area with fresh flowers and garland. You are limited only by imagination and creativity.
Rent these Special Spaces for Special Events… • Gymnasiums • Social Halls • Art Rooms • Conference Rooms • Lounges

To rent a space: Contact one of our Community Centers listed on page 99.

Take a Virtual Tour of our centers online at montgomerycountymd.gov/rec
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Recreation Centers

Recreation Service Regions
The Department of Recreation has four regional service areas, which follow the Government Service Center Regions. Information and registration for all recreation programs is available at all Regional Service Centers (RSC). DC Down-County 240-777-6900 Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac 11315 Falls Road, Potomac, Friendship Heights EC East County 240-777-4980 Briggs Chaney, Burtonsville, Fairland, NE Silver Spring 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville MC Mid-County 240-777-4930 Aspen Hill, Olney, Sandy Spring, Wheaton, Brookeville 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring UC Upcounty 240-777-6940 Upper Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Damascus, Darnestown, Redland, Poolesville, Dufief/Travilah 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown
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Community Recreation Centers
Community Recreation Centers (CRC) are located throughout Montgomery County. A variety of activities and programs are offered for participants of all ages. Each center is unique and may have some or all of the following: gymnasium, social hall with dance floor and kitchen, game and billiards room or area, weight and exercise room, arts and craft room, and meeting room. Rooms of various sizes at the CRCs can also be rented. Call for specific hours and availability. NEW 1 Bauer Drive Community Center 11 Longwood Community Center 240-777-6922 240-777-6920 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville 19300 Georgia Avenue, Brookeville 2 Charles Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity 12 Marilyn J. Praisner Community Rec. Center 240-777-4940 240-777-4970 11319 Elkin Street, Wheaton 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville 3 Clara Barton Community Center 13 Plum Gar Community Center 301-229-0010 240-777-4919 7425 MacArthur Boulevard, Cabin John 19561 Scenery Drive, Germantown 4 Damascus Community Center 14 Potomac Community Center 240-777-6930 240-777-6960 25520 Oak Drive, Damascus 11315 Falls Road, Potomac 5 East County Community Center 15 Ross J. Boddy Community Center 240-777-8090 * 240-777-8050 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring 6 Germantown Community Center 16 Scotland Community Center 240-777-8095* 301-983-4455 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown 7700 Scotland Drive, Potomac NEW 7 Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center 17 Upper County Community Center 240-777-4900 240-777-8077 2450 Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring 8201 Emory Grove Road, Gaithersburg 8 Good Hope Community Center 18 Wheaton Community Center 240-777-8055 240-777-8057 * 14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring 11711 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton NEW 9 Jane E. Lawton Community Center 19 Wisconsin Place Community Rec. Center 240-777-6855 240-777-8088 * 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase 5311 Friendship Boulevard, Chevy Chase NEW 10 Long Branch Community Center NEW = New phone number 240-777-6965 8700 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring

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Montgomery County Golf

Montgomery County Golf
Get Golf Ready
These classes are geared toward the beginning golfer. Key elements to be covered include basic swing fundamentals, history of the game, golf course etiquette, safety, rules, and general course information. This program is run in conjunction with the PGA of America. For more information, visit www.PGA.com. Class size: minimum 4 people, maximum 10. Cost is $99.00 per person. Register for any of our sessions must be made online at www.getgolfready.com. Inclement weather policy: please contact the Golf Shop to determine the status of class. Northwest Get Golf Ready Sessions: Class # Day Time 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Monday Friday Monday Monday Friday Friday Monday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Tuesday Thursday Thursday Saturday Sunday Thursday Saturday Sunday Thursday Saturday Sunday Thursday Saturday Sunday Wednesday Tuesday Saturday Wednesday Tuesday Saturday Wednesday Tuesday Saturday Wednesday Tuesday Saturday Tuesday Wednesday Saturday 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. 9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Dates April 5, 12, 19, 26 & May 3 April 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21 May 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14 June 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26 July 16, 23, 30, Aug. 6, 13 Aug. 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20 April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17 June 15, 22, 29, July 6 &13 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 Aug. 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9 Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5 Sept. 23, 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2 May 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26 May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7 June 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25 Aug. 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9 Aug. 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 Aug. 8, 15, 22, 29, Sept. 5 March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28 April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4 April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2 May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 May 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26 June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 14 June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27 July 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7 July 21, 28, Aug. 4, 11, 18 Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept. 9 Aug. 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 Sept. 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13 Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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“Keep Golf Going”
These classes are geared toward the advanced beginner and intermediate golfer. Brush up on the key elements listed above and focus on short game, fine-tuning your swing, revisit chipping, and stay golf ready for the 2010 season. Class size: minimum 4 people, maximum 10. Cost is $99.00 per person. Register for any of these sessions by calling the golf course. Inclement weather policy: please contact the Golf Shop to determine the status of the class. This is a great follow-up program for Get Golf Ready graduates. Northwest

Keep Golf Going Sessions: Class # Day Time 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 1 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1. 2. Wednesday Wednesday Friday Wednesday Monday Friday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Monday Saturday Sunday Monday Saturday Sunday Monday Saturday Sunday Monday Saturday Saturday Monday Saturday Monday Thursday Saturday Thursday Saturday Thursday Saturday Thursday Saturday Thursday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Wednesday Wednesday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 11:00 a.m. – noon 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Dates April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 19, 26, June 2, 9 June 4, 11, 18, 25 July 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug. 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 May 12, 19, 26, June 2 June 16, 23, 30, July 7 Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25 March 22, 29, April 5, 12 March 27, April 3, 10, 17 April 4, 11, 18, 25 April 26, May 3, 10, 17 May 1, 8, 15, 22 May 16, 23, 30, June 6 May 31, June 7, 14, 21 June 5, 12, 19, 26 June 27, July 4, 11, 18 June 28, July 5, 12, 19 July 10, 17, 24, 31 July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14 Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 April 1, 8, 15, 22 April 17, 24, May 1, 8 May 6, 13, 20, 27 May 22, 29, June 5, 12 June 10, 17, 24, July 1 June 26, July 3, 10, 17 July 8, 15, 22, 29 July 31, Aug. 7, 14, 21 Aug. 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2 April 10, 17, 24, May 1 May 15, 22, 29, June 5 June 19, 26, July 3, 10 July 24, 31, Aug. 7, 14 Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18 April 21, 28, May 5, 12 May 26, June 2, 9, 16 June 30, July 7, 14, 21 Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25 April 8, 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3, 10, 17, 24 July 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 June 5, 12, 19, 26 July 3, 10, 17, 24 Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25 April 14, 21, 28, May 5 May 19, 26, June 2, 9

Hampshire Greens Falls Road

Needwood

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Little Bennett

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“Family Golf Clinics”
Last year was such a success and lots of fun, Montgomery County Golf will once again be hosting FREE Family Golf Clinics on selected dates and at selected golf courses throughout the summer of 2010. Family Golf is all about learning and sharing the game of golf as a family. Our 2010 season Family Golf Clinic schedule is as follows:

Day Saturday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Sunday Saturday Saturday Sunday Saturday

Date May 1 May 8 May 16 May 22 May 30 June 5 June 13 June 19 June 26 July 4 July 10 July 18 July 24 August 1 August 7 August 14 August 22 August 28

Time 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Golf Course Northwest Needwood Falls Road Laytonsville Northwest Needwood Falls Road Laytonsville Northwest Needwood Falls Road Laytonsville Northwest Needwood Falls Road Laytonsville Northwest Needwood

Family Golf Outing
We have also created the perfect Family Golf Outing, in which your family can play on the course, get actual on course experience and have fun as a family for just $10 per person! Our courses are set up with a “course within a course” that establishes a beginner friendly short course within our main course, which makes golf more enjoyable for players new to the game; provides a simple transition as abilities increase; enables players of varying abilities to shoot similar scores; and encourages parents and kids to play golf together. Our $10 per person rate is valid at Needwood Executive Nine, Northwest Inner Nine and Sligo Creek anytime Monday – Friday and after 12pm on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. In addition all MCRA 18 hole courses will honor the rate after 5pm 7 days a week. Call any MCRA golf course for additional information or to book a tee time.

Hampshire Greens Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Hampshire Greens golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 476-7999.

Junior Golf Camps (Ages 6-11)

This program is for the young person who is encountering golf for the first time or the person looking to improve on some skills (s)he may have already learned. All elements of the game will be taught in a very relaxed, fun-filled environment which will be pressure free. Time will be spent on the putting green and the driving range each day and snacks and drinks will be served either midway or at the end of each session. Program runs from 1:00-2:30 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The cost of the program is $100. This camp is intended for avid golfers who have played on a regular basis, are able to walk and carry their golf bag for 9 holes on a very demanding golf course and are trying to improve their game for the upcoming high school season or for their club team. Stress will be placed on the short game as the quickest way to improve scores. Camp includes daily 9-hole play, instruction, and concludes with lunch each day. Prizes will be awarded to students on the final day of camp for exceptional work. Program runs from 8:00-12:00 Monday-Friday. Cost is $275. These classes run for one month and meet on Mondays from 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Classes are designed to introduce the game to new players in a relaxed, fun-filled environment. All of the basic elements of golf will be covered and clubs will be provided for students who have not yet purchased a set. Cost is $130 for 4 sessions.

June 15 – 17 June 22 – 24 June 29 – July 1 July 13 – 15 July 20 – 22 August 3 – 5 August 10 – 12 June 14 – 18 June 21 – 25 June 28 – July 2 July 12 – 16 July 19 – 23 July 26 – 30 Aug 2 – 6 April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24 June 7, 14, 21, 28 July 12, 19, 26, Aug. 2

Junior Intensive Camps (Ages 12-17)

Adult Clinics for Beginners

Adult Classes for Advanced Students

These classes will accommodate a maximum of 4 students and will meet on evenings or weekends. The emphasis will be on the short game as the quickest and most reliable way of improving one’s game. Classes will be held each month from April through August. Cost is $150 for 4 sessions for the month, each an hour and a half. Times: TBD. Please call the Hampshire Greens Golf Shop at (301) 476-7999 for detailed information and to register.

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Falls Road Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Falls Road golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 299-5156.

Spring Break Junior Camp Sessions (Ages 8 – 17) Summer Junior Camps

Our Spring Break Camp sessions are held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The first session is a 4-day camp and the cost is $400.00 per student. The second session is a 2-day camp and the cost is $200.00 per student. Falls Road Summer Junior Camps are held Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. with the Friday session beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 10:00 a.m. The cost is $300.00 per camper.

Session 1 Session 2

March 29 – April 1 April 5 – 6

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8

June 14 – 18 June 21 – 25 June 28 – July 2 July 12 – 16 July 19 – 23 July 26 – 30 August 2 – 6 August 9 – 13

Ages 8 – 12 Ages 13 – 17 Ages 8 – 12 Ages 13 – 17 Ages 8 – 12 Ages 13 – 17 Ages 8 – 12 Ages 8 – 12

Junior Golf Clinics

The Golf Clinics will have a maximum class size of 16 students, allowing 8 students per instructor. You can register your child in the Pro Shop, or call us at 301-299-5156 X6, or sign up on line at Montgomerycountygolf.com. Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6 Session 7 Session 8 Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Session 12 Session 13 Session 14 Session 15 Session 16 Session 17 Session 18 Session 19 Session 20 Session 21 Session 22 Session 23 Saturdays Sundays Wednesdays Saturdays Sundays Wednesdays Wednesdays Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays Sundays Wednesdays Saturdays Sundays Wednesdays Wednesdays Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays Saturdays Wednesdays Saturdays Saturdays April 3, 10, 17, 24 April 4, 11, 18, 25 April 7, 15, 21, 28 May 8, 15, 22, 29 May 9, 16, 23, 30 May 12, 19, 26, June 2 September 1, 8, 15, 22 September 4, 11, 18, 25 October 9, 16, 23, 30 April 3, 10, 17, 24 April 4, 11, 18, 25 April 8, 15, 22, 29 May 8, 15, 22, 29 May 9, 16, 23, 30 May 12, 19, 26, June 2 September 1, 8, 15, 22 September 4, 11, 18, 25 October 9, 16, 23, 30 April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 9, 16, 23, 30 May 12, 19, 26, June 2 September 4, 11, 18, 25 October 9, 16, 23, 30 3:00 – 4:00 pm 3:00 – 4:00 pm 5:00 – 6:00 pm 3:00 – 4:00 pm 3:00 – 4:00 pm 5:00 – 6:00 pm 5:00 – 6:00 pm 3:00 – 4:00 pm 2:00 – 3:00 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 6:15 – 7:15 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 6:15 – 7:15 pm 6:15 – 7:15 pm 4:15 – 5:15 pm 3:15 – 4:15 pm 5:30 – 6:30 pm 5:30 – 6:30 pm 7:30 – 8:30 pm 5:30 – 6:30 pm 12:30 – 1:30 pm

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(Ages 9 – 12)

(Ages 13 – 16)

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Little Bennett Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Little Bennett golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 253-1515. One-Week Junior Golf Camps We are offering two kinds of junior golf camps at Little Bennett Golf Course. The first is a one-week Instruction Only Program for two hours a day. Cost of the Instruction Only camp is $150 per junior per session. The second is an Expanded Program for four hours daily, which includes instruction, 9-holes of golf, and lunch provided daily. Cost of the Expanded Program is $300 per junior per session. June 21 - 25 June 28 – July 2 July 26 - 30 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Instruction Only Junior Camps: (Ages 6-17) Expanded Program Junior Camps: (Ages 10-17)

Experience on the golf course is required. Sign up for 2 or 3 sessions and save. 2 sessions reg. $600 for $475; 3 sessions reg. $900 for $675. These camps begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at noon.

June 21 – 25 June 28 – July 2 July 12 – 16 July 19 – 23 August 2 – 6 April 17 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. April 24 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

FREE Ladies Clinic

Enjoy a complimentary golf clinic with your Host PGA Professionals. All levels of players are invited to have your game analyzed and assessed so that we can jump start your golf season. Let us help you with the fundamentals of golf. If you need clubs, try to contact us ahead of time and we will be happy to custom fit you for new clubs. FREE. All levels of players are invited to have your game analyzed and assessed so that we can take your golf game to another level. Let us help you with the fundamentals of golf. From pre-shot routine, mental approaches to the game, rules situations and all shot types, we want to assist you in enjoying the game more and enhancing your knowledge about the game of golf. Cost is $35 session or $120 for 4 sessions. Maximum 8 students per session.

Ladies Clinics

May 1 May 8 May 15 May 22

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 9:00 – 10:00 am 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

APRIL is “Get a FREE Lesson” Month at Little Bennett Golf Course For each 1-hour private golf lesson purchased, you will receive for your spouse or other family member a FREE 30 minute, private golf lesson. Take advantage of this offer so that you and your spouse, significant other, or child gets to learn for free while you learn. Contact the Golf Professional staff as soon as you can to schedule your lessons. **Complimentary lessons must be redeemed by May 31, 2010.**

Laytonsville Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Laytonsville golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 948-5288. One-Week Junior Golf Camps (Ages 6-17) Our one-week junior camps will cover introduction to golf, safety, and etiquette, grip, stance, and set-up on day one, followed by full swing on day two. We will provide instruction on pitching, chipping, and putting along with a course walk on day three. Practice will be held on the par-three course on the driving range on day four, and an on-course tournament will be held on day five. All camps are held from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $170.00 per junior per camp. June 21 – 25 June 28 – July 2 July 5 – 9 July 12 – 16 July 19 – 23 July 26 – 30 August 2 – 6 August 9 – 13

Junior Camps

Play with the Pro*

This is an opportunity to spend nine holes playing golf with a PGA professional. Receive on-course instruction in course management, bunker play, and how to hit that real life golf shot that you only seem to find during a round of golf. The cost is $65.00 per golfer, which includes greens fees and cart rental. Class size is 2-3 students per instructor. Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. April 7, 21 June 2, 16 August 4, 18 Continued on next page... May 5, 19 July 7, 21 September 1, 15

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Laytonsville Golf Course – Golf Programs
Continued from previous page. Ladies Clinics* Work on your swing with our PGA Professional teaching staff at the driving range with your Irons and Woods. Sorry guys, this class is for ladies only! (Minimum of 4). Saturdays from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. April 3 May 1 Full Swing Clinics* June 5 July 3 August 7 September 4

Work on your swing with our PGA teaching staff at the driving range using your irons and woods. Clinics will stress the fundamentals of golf, which will be the foundation for your golf game for years to come. Maximum 10 participants in each 1 hour session (minimum of 4). The cost is $25.00 per person. Saturdays from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. April 3 May 1 June 5 July 3 August 7 September 4

Parent/Guard ian & Child Clinic* Free “Grow the Game” Clinic*

Work on your game with our PGA teaching staff. The cost is $40.00 per pair, maximum 5 pairs, unless otherwise specified. This is a great gift idea for father’s day and a great way to get the kids involved. Saturday, June 19, 2010 from noon to 1:00 p.m. This free golf clinic is designed for complete beginners to have a chance to work with our PGA teaching staff. You will learn about the different kind of golf clubs (irons, woods, etc.) and when to use them. We will have a greenside demonstration of how to chip and putt. Saturdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. Max. 10 participants. April 24 May 22

Needwood Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Needwood golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 948-1075. Junior Golf Camps (Ages 7 & Up, maximum 12 per camp) All-Day Summer Camp Our goal is to expose new players to golf. We will cover the full spectrum of the game to all juniors enrolled in the camp. Students will be broken up into groups based upon ability, not age. Sessions will be held Tuesday – Friday from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. The cost is $199.00 per golfer. June, 22 – 25 July 27 – 30 July 13 – 16 August 17 – 20

Be sure to sign up early for this one! Your child will experience all aspects of golf from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Golfers will work on their entire game every day and will get ample time each day on the course. Lunch will be provided to each student, plus snack and drinks throughout the day. Class limited to 12 Students. $299.00 for the session.

July 6 – 9

Junior Mini Camp (Create your own) Ladies Adult Clinic Series

This class offers weekly instruction while school is still in session. Registration in groups of 4 or more juniors. Parent responsible for arranging a minimum of 4 juniors to do a 4-week program. Make your own schedule for 4 one-hour sessions. Cost is $79.00 per student. Ladies only, 1-hour session series on Saturdays over a 4-week period. Start with putting in week one, chipping in week 2, driving range with irons in week three, and woods in week 4. The cost is $150.00 per golfer. March 27, April 3, 10, 17 April 10, 17, 24, May 1 April 24, May 1, 8, 15 May 8, 15, 22, 29 11:30 – 12:30 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 11:30 – 12:30 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. June 5, 12, 19, 26 June 19, 26, July 10, 17 July 10, 17, 24, 31 August 7, 14, 21, 28 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 11:30 – 12:30 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

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Northwest Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Northwest golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 598-6100. Spring Break Junior Golf Camp (Ages 8-15) Your child can refresh their skills or pick up the game for the first time. Cost is $90.00 per junior and includes lunch. Camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 29 thru April 1

Junior Golf Two distinct levels of golf instruction are presented in an activity-based, fun, safe learning environment. Camps Summe Camps are held Monday through Thursday from 8:00a.m. – noon. Cost is $195.00, which includes lunch all four days, (Ages 8-15) range balls, & course time. LEVEL ONE Junior Camps A great program for beginners or junior golfers with limited experience; a mixture of fun and learning, on and off the course. Camp Session 1 Camp Session 2 Camp Session 4 Camp Session 6 Camp Session 3 Camp Session 5 June 21 – 24 June 28 – July 1 July 26 – 29 August 16 – 19 July 12 – 15 August 2 – 5

LEVEL TWO Junior Camps

A mixture of on-course learning, practice time, and games & activities all aimed at skill advancement for the moderately experienced junior golfer.

High School Level “Competitive Golf” Camp (Ages 13-18)

A special four-day instructional series designed to prepare high-school aged golfers to make, and compete on their school golf team. Focus on advanced skills, rules, and playing lessons. Cost of $295 includes 9-hole greens fees and lunch every day; rounds of golf with a PGA instructor and range balls for the week before team tryouts. Very limited class size, sign up early. August 9 – 12 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Golf Course Ladies Clinics

A brief instructional series for ladies of all levels, who are comfortable learning in a small group setting. A fun series for the basics of golf. Cost is $99 for three 90-minute classes. March 22, 29, Apr 5 April 6, 13 and 20 May 6, 13, 20 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Ladies “Drop-In” Lessons Saturday “Parent/Child ” Golf Clinics

Every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Practice Range, our Golf Professional will be available to answer your questions and help with your golf issues; short game, full swing, and putting. Fee is ONLY $20 for the hour. Our two-day Saturday clinics are perfect for parents and children to enjoy learning together, even if the parent’s and child’s golf abilities aren’t matched. These clinics are held Saturdays from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. beginning on Saturday, April 17. The cost is $80.00 per two-week session. Join us any week. Sessions alternate between Full Swing and Short Game.

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Rattlewood Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Rattlewood golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 607-9000. Junior Golf Camps Rattlewood’s 4-day junior golf camps are taught by PGA Professionals and focus on the fundamentals of golf, strategy, etiquette, and sportsmanship. On-course play and instruction, lunch, and refreshments are included, as well as prizes and awards. Each golfer receives 10% off merchandise at the Rattlewood Golf Shop. Cost is $175 per student. Class size is limited to 20 students per session. Sessions are held Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until noon. March 29 – April 1 June 21 – 24 July 12 – 15 July 26 – 29 August 9 – 12 August 23 – 26

Poolesville Golf Course – Golf Programs
To register for Poolesville golf programs, please stop by or call (301) 428-8143. Beginner Junior Golf Camp (ages 8 – 17) These four-day camps will teach juniors basic skills, including full swing, chipping, putting, and on-course etiquette. Sessions will run Monday through Thursday from 8:30 to 12:00. Cost is $160.00 per junior camper and includes lunch each day. Maximum 20 students. Spring Break Junior Golf Camp Session March 29 – April 1 Summer Junior Golf Camp Sessions June 28 – July 1 July 12 – 15 July 26 – 29 Advanced Junior Golf Camps (Ages 12 – 17) These advanced camps provide more emphasis on technique and mechanics. Students must have prior experience and their own clubs (prefer that they have attended at least one previous junior camp). Camps are held from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $200.00 per junior and includes lunch and golf/range use after camp each day. Advanced Junior Summer Sessions July 19 – 22 August 2 – 5 Competitive Junior Golf Camp (Ages 13 – 18) This camp is for proficient young golfers to elevate their competitive game and prepare for high school or college golf. Scheduled one week before Montgomery County high school tryouts, instruction will include advanced skills such as course management, focus, visualization, concentration, short game, and “working the ball.” Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Students may play 18 holes after each session, including 9 holes with the PGA Instructor on the final day. Only 3 golfers between the ages of 13 and 18 will be accepted into this session. Cost is $295 per golfer, which includes lunch and greens fees for the round included after each day. Competitive Junior Golf Camp Session August 9 – 12

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Facility Locations
ElEmEntary SchoolS (ES)
Barnsley, Lucy ES-14516 Nadine DR, Rockville, 20853 Bethesda ES-5011 Moorland LN, Bethesda, 20814 Beverly Farms ES-8501 Post Oak RD, Rockville, 20854 Bradley Hills ES-8701 Hartsdale AVE, Bethesda, 20817 Cashell ES-17101 Cashell RD, Rockville, 20853 Clopper Mill ES-18501 Cinnamon DR, Germantown, 20874 Cloverly ES-800 Briggs Chaney RD, Silver Spring, 20904 Damascus ES-10201 Bethesda Church RD, Damascus, 20872 Darnestown ES-15030 Turkey Foot RD, Gaithersburg, 20878 DuFief ES-15001 DuFief DR, Gaithersburg, 20878 Flower Valley ES-4615 Sunflower DR, Rockville, 20853 Garrett Park ES-4810 Oxford ST, Garrett Park, 20896 Gibbs, William B. ES-12615 Royal Crown DR, Germantown, 20876 Glenallan ES-12520 Heurich RD, Silver Spring, 20902 Great Seneca Creek ES-13010 Daireymaid DR, Germantown, 20874 Greenwood ES-3336 Gold Mine RD, Brookeville, 20833 Kensington-Parkwood ES-710 Saul RD, Kensington, 20895 Luxmanor ES-6201 Tilden LN, Rockville, 20852 McNair, Ronald ES-13881 Hopkins RD, Germantown, 20874 Oakland Terrace ES-2720 Plyers Mill RD, Silver Spring, 20902 Olney ES-3401 Queen Mary DR, Olney, 20832 Poolesville ES-19565 Fisher AVE, Poolesville, 20837 Potomac ES-10311 River RD, Rockville, 20854 Resnik, Judith A. ES-7301 Hadley Farms DR, Gaithersburg, 20879 Rock Creek Valley ES-5121 Russett RD, Rockville, 20853 Rock View ES-3901 Denfeld AVE, Kensington, 20895 Rolling Terrace ES-705 Bayfield ST, Takoma Park, 20912 Sherwood ES-1401 Olney-Sandy Spring RD, Silver Spring, 20860 Stonegate ES-14811 Notley RD, Silver Spring, 20905 Wayside ES-10011 Glen RD, Potomac, 20854 Westover ES-401 Hawkesbury LN, Silver Spring, 20904 Wyngate ES-9300 Wadsworth DR, Bethesda, 20817 Takoma Park MS-611 Piney Branch RD, Silver Spring, 20910 Tilden MS-11211 Old Georgetown RD, Rockville, 20852 Westland MS-5511 Massachusetts AVE, Bethesda, 20816 Wheaton HS-12601 Dalewood DR, Wheaton, 20906 Wood MS-14615 Bauer DR, Rockville, 20853 Long Branch Community Center-8700 Piney Branch RD, Silver Spring, 20901 Longwood Community Center-19300 Georgia AVE, Brookeville, 20833 MCRD Offices-4010 Randolph RD, Silver Spring, 20902 Marilyn J. Praisner Community Center-14906 Old Columbia PKY, Burtonsville, 20866 Olney Manor Skate Park-16601 Georgia AVE, Olney, 20832 Plum Gar Community Center-19561 Scenery Drive, Germantown, 20874 Potomac Community Center-11315 Falls RD, Potomac, 20854 Ross Boddy Community Center-18529 Brooke RD, Sandy Spring, 20860 Schweinhaut Senior Center-1000 Forest Glen RD, Silver Spring, 20901 Upper County Community Center-8201 Emory Grove RD, Gaithersburg, 20877 Wheaton Community Center-11711 Georgia AVE, Wheaton, 20902 Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Ctr-5311 Friendship BLVD, Chevy Chase, 20815

ParKS (lP, nP, Pc)
Brookside Gardens-1800 Glenallen AVE, Wheaton, 20902 Camp Seneca Local Park-14500 Clopper RD, Boyds, 20841 Capital View-Homewood Local Park-2929 Edgewood RD, Kensington, 20895 Clarksburg Local Park-22501 Weems RD, Clarksburg, 20871 Falls Road Local Park-12600 Falls Road RD, Potomac, Glenmont Local Park-3201 Randolph RD, Wheaton, 20902 Norbeck-Muncaster Mill Neighborhood Park4101 Muncaster Mill RD, Norbeck, 20853 North Chevy Chase Local Park-4105 Jones Bridge RD, Chevy Chase, 20815 North Four Corners Local Park-211 Southwood AVE, Silver Spring, 20901 Norwood Local Park-4700 Norwood DR, Chevy Chase, 20815 Olney Manor Recreational Park-16601 Georgia AVE, Olney, 20832 Pilgrim Hills Local Park-1615 E Randolph RD, Colesville, 20904 Pinecrest Local Park-301 St. Lawrence DR, Silver Spring, 20901 Quince Orchard Valley Neighborhood Park12015 Suffolk TER, Gaithersburg, 20878 Tilden Woods Local Park-6800 Tilden LN, Potomac, 20852 Veirs Mill Local Park-4425 Garrett Park RD, Wheaton, 20906

SEnIor cEntErS (Src)

Damascus Senior Center-9701 Main Street, Damascus Holiday Park Senior Center-3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton Schweinhaut Senior Center-1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring

othEr FacIlItIES

Camp Olympia-5511 Muncaster Mill RD, Rockville, 20855 Create Arts Center-816 Thayer AVE, Silver Spring, 20910 Divine Life Yoga Studio-19008 High Point DR, Gaithersburg, 20878 Funfit, Inc.-17511 Redland RD, Derwood, 20855 Golden School of Music-8004 A Norfolk AVE, Bethesda, 20814 Inwood House-10921 Inwood AVE, Silver Spring, 20902 Kritt Studio-14817 Brownstone DR, Burtonsville, 20866 Philbin’s Athletic Training Center-9168 Gaither RD, Gaithersburg, 20877 Studio 310-9743 Traville Gateway DR, Rockville, 20850

SEcondary SchoolS (mS or hS)

lIBrarIES

Argyle MS-2400 Bel Pre RD, Silver Spring, 20906 Baker, John T. MS-25400 Oak DR, Damascus, 20872 Banneker, Benjamin MS-14800 Perrywood DR, Burtonsville, 20866 Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS-4301 East West Highway, Bethesda, 20814 Blair, Montgomery HS-51 University BLVD E, Silver Spring, 20901 Clemente, Roberto MS-18808 Waring Station RD, Germantown, 20874 Eastern MS-300 University BLVD, Silver Spring, 20901 Farquhar, William H. MS-16915 Batchellors Forest RD, Olney, 20832 Frost, Robert MS-9201 Scott DR, Rockville, 20850 Kingsview MS-18909 Kingsview RD, Germantown, 20874 Montgomery Village MS-19300 Watkins Mill RD, Gaithersburg, 20879 Newport Mill MS-11311 Newport Mill RD, Kensington, 20895 Paint Branch HS-14121 Old Columbia PIKE, Burtonsville, 20866 Parkland MS-4610 West Frankford DR, Rockville, 20853 Parks, Rosa MS-19200 Olney Mill RD, Olney, 20832 Poole, John MS-17014 Tom Fox AVE, Poolesville, 20837 Seneca Valley HS-12700 Middlebrook RD, Germantown, 20874 Silver Spring International MiddleSchool-313 Wayne AVE, Silver Spring, 20910 Sligo MS-1401 Dennis AVE, Silver Spring, 20902 Springbrook HS-201 Valleybrook DR, Silver Spring, 20904

Bethesda Regional Library-7400 Arlington RD, Bethesda, 20814 Davis Community Library-6400 Democracy BLVD, Bethesda, 20817 Wheaton Regional Library-11701 Georgia AVE, Wheaton, 20902

PoolS (P, aqc, Swc)

Germantown Indoor Swim Center-18000 Central Park Cir, Boyds, 20841 Martin Luther King Swim Center-1201 Jackson RD, Silver Spring, 20904 Montgomery Aquatic Center-5900 Executive BLVD, N. Bethesda, 20814 Olney Swim Center-16601 Georgia AVE, Olney, 20832

commUnIty cEntErS (cc)

Bauer Drive Community Center-14625 Bauer DR, Rockville, 20853 Clara Barton Community Center-7425 MacArthur BLVD, Cabin John, 20818 Damascus Community Recreation Center-25520 Oak DR, Damascus, 20872 East County Community Center-3310 Gateshead Manor WAY, Silver Spring, 20904 Germantown Community Center-18905 Kingsview DR, Germantown, 20874 Good Hope Community Center-14715 Good Hope RD, Silver Spring, 20905 Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center-2450 Lyttonsville RD, Silver Spring, 20910 Jane E. Lawton Community Center-4301 Willow LN, Chevy Chase, 20815

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MONTGOMERY PARKS • SPRING 2010
Chairman’s Letter Open for Fun! Montgomery Parks Facility Directory Party in the Parks! Spring Event Calendar Spring Break Camps Special Events & Classes Montgomery Parks Historic Sites Brookside Gardens Ice Skating & Hockey Classes Trips & Excursions Wild Montgomery (free hikes & programs) Little Bennett Campground Black Hill Visitor Center Classes & Events Archaeology Day/Garlic Mustard Challenge Brookside Nature Center Classes & Events Locust Grove Nature Center Classes & Events Meadowside Nature Center Classes & Events Volunteer Opportunties with Montgomery Parks Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Classes Montgomery Parks Summer Camps! Summer Camp Registration Information Summer Camp Indexes (by Age, Date, and Location) Montgomery Parks Registration Information Parks & Recreation Registration Form

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Park Activity Buildings
PARK ACTIVITY BUILDINGS MAY BE USED FOR:

Celebrations | Meetings | Parties Picnics | Receptions | Reunions | Social Events
Surrounded by parkland and popular park amenities, our Park Activity Buildings are the perfect place to host birthday parties, family or class reunions, smaller meetings or workshops, and other social or business functions.

Convenient Locations

Scenic Settings

Affordable Rates

Park Picnic Areas
PICNIC AREAS MAY BE USED FOR:

Family Events | Parties | Picnics | Reunions
Our picnic areas are ideal for outdoor gatherings of all kinds. Multiple shelters are located in our regional and recreational parks, where there are a variety of amenities and activities for guests. Smaller shelters, with playgrounds nearby, are located in our local parks. Three group picnic areas with dedicated athletic fields, playgrounds, volleyball courts, and horseshoe pits, are available for larger, semi-private functions.

PARK PERMIT OFFICE LOCATIONS AND HOURS
Montgomery Parks Headquarters

9500 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901 301-495-2525 | Fax: 301-495-2484 Monday-Friday 8:30am–5pm
Upcounty Regional Services Center

12900 Middlebrook Road, Suite 1605, Germantown, MD 20874 301-495-2480 Monday-Friday 8:30am–4:30pm (closed 1-2:30pm)

ParkPermits.org
VISIT OUR WEBSITE ANYTIME FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO MAKE A RESERVATION

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Little Bennett Campground
Clarksburg, MD | 301-528-3430
91 wooded campsites & activities for campers. See ad on p.136

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Weekend camping in March (limited facilities) Open daily April 1 for full-facility camping
OPENS Friday March 5

Cabin John Miniature Train
Rockville, MD | 301-765-8670 Open Saturdays & Sundays in April & May Open daily June 1

Wheaton Miniature Train & Carousel
Wheaton, MD | 301-942-6703 Open Saturdays & Sundays in April Open daily May 1

South Germantown Miniature Golf
Boyds, MD | 301-601-3580
Two tough 18-hole courses!

Both OPEN Saturday May 1

South Germantown Splash Playground
Boyds, MD | 301-601-3580 Open Saturdays, Sundays & Memorial Day, May 29–June 13 Open daily June 14

Open Saturdays, Sundays & Memorial Day, May 29–June 13 Open daily June 14

Black Hill Boats
Boyds, MD | 301-972-6157
Rent kayaks, rowboats, canoes; pontoon boat tours; fishing

Lake Needwood Boats
Rockville, MD | 301-762-9500
Rent kayaks, rowboats, canoes, pedal boats; pontoon boat tours; fishing

OPENS Saturday May 29

Boat rentals available Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day in May. See our website for days & times of operation June 1-Labor Day.

OPENS Saturday May 29

Please check the web or call before heading out, and have fun in Montgomery Parks this spring!

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MONTGOMERY PARKS Directory
BOATING & FISHING
Black Hill Boats
Black Hill Regional Park • 20920 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, MD 20841 301-972-6157 weekends • 301-972-9396 Monday-Friday BlackHillBoats.com

MontgomeryParks.org
Olney Manor Recreational Park Dog Park
6601 Georgia Avenue, Olney, MD 20832
Near Ballfield #4, across from the concession stand.

NEW!

Ridge Road Recreational Park Dog Park
21155 Frederick Road, Germantown, MD 20876
North of the soccer field, west of the in-line hockey rink.

Lake Needwood Boats
Rock Creek Regional Park 15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Rockville, MD 20855 301-762-9500 info • 301-948-5053 Park Manager LakeNeedwoodBoats.com
Lakes open for public boating March 1. Boat rentals available: Saturdays & Sundays in May • During regular season (Memorial Day-Labor Day), hours and days of operation vary between the two boating facilities. Please see their websites for operating schedules, rates and more information.

Wheaton Regional Park Dog Park
11717 Orebaugh Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902
East of Wheaton Outdoor Rink; use Orebaugh Avenue entrance to park.

EVENT CENTERS
Looking for the perfect spot for a retreat, business meeting, workshop, wedding, family reunion, birthday, anniversary or retirement celebration? Montgomery Parks is the natural choice! Visit ParkEventCenters.com for more information.

Brookside Gardens
Wheaton Regional Park 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902 301-962-1404 information & reservations Email: Event.Manager@MontgomeryParks.org

CAMPING
Little Bennett Campground
Little Bennett Regional Park 23701 Frederick Road, Clarksburg, MD 20871 301-528-3430 • LittleBennettCampground.com
Open weekends (limited camping) March 1; full/daily camping opens April 1.

Lodge at Little Seneca Creek
14500-A Clopper Road, Boyds, MD 20841 301-299-5026 information & reservations Email: EventCenters@MontgomeryParks.org

CAROuSEL
Wheaton Carousel
Wheaton Regional Park 2000 Shorefield Road, Wheaton, MD 20902 301-942-6703 • 301-680-5376, ext. 103 party room rentals WheatonTrainandCarousel.com
Open for MCPS Spring Break in March/April; Saturdays & Sundays in April. Open daily May 1. Party Rooms available for rentals year-round. See web for details.

Rockwood Manor
11001 MacArthur Boulevard, Potomac, MD 20854 301-299-5026 information & reservations Email: EventCenters@MontgomeryParks.org

Woodlawn Manor Park
16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 301-299-5026 information & reservations Email: EventCenters@MontgomeryParks.org

CuLTuRAL & HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Visit HistoryintheParks.org for more information.

GARDENS
Brookside Gardens
ParkPASS

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855 301-670-4661 • AgHistoryFarm.org
Open for scheduled special events and camps/classes. See website for details.

Wheaton Regional Park 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902 301-962-1400 general information • 301-962-1404 event rentals BrooksideGardens.org

Oakley Cabin
3610 Brookeville Road, Olney, MD 20833 301-563-3405 • OakleyCabin.org
Guided tours, events and more the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, April 10-November 5. See website for details.

McCrillis Gardens

ParkPASS *

6910 Greentree Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 301-962-1455 • McCrillisGardens.org
* ParkPASS registration help for botanical illustration classes only.

underground Railroad Experience Trail
Sandy Spring, MD • 301-774-6255 • UndergroundRRExperience.org
Guided hikes available every Saturday April 3-November 5. See website for details.

HORSEBACK RIDING & STABLES
Equestrian facilities are managed by private operators through partnerships with the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (M-NCPPC).

Woodlawn Manor House
16501 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD 20860 301-570-5722 • HistoricWoodlawnManor.org

Callithea Farm Park

15000 River Rd., Potomac, MD 20854 • 301-977-7682

Meadowbrook Riding Stables

DOG PARKS
Black Hill Regional Park Dog Park
20930 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, MD 20841
On Picnic Lane, SE of boat rentals on Lake Ridge Dr.

8200 Meadowbrook Lane, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 301-589-9026 • MeadowbrookStables.com

Potomac Horse Center

14211 Quince Orchard Rd., N. Potomac, MD 20878 301-208-0200 • PotomacHorse.com

Cabin John Regional Park Dog Park

Rickman Farm Horse Park

10900 Westlake Drive, Bethesda, MD 20876

17320 Moore Rd., Boyds, MD 20841 301-349-0075 • GreatandSmallDC.org

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Looking for someplace fun, out of the ordinary, and affordable for a party or get-together? Party in Montgomery Parks!

Cabin John Ice Rink
Three party rooms (cap. 25 each; can be combined), the studio ice rink (cap. 40) and the NHL ice rink (cap. 450) are all available to rent for private, school and business parties and events.

Wheaton Ice Arena

Two party rooms are available to rent (cap. 25 each; can be combined). Purchase discount ticket books (save $10!) and have a skating party!

NEW! Princess and Pirate Birthday Packages are now available at Rockwood Manor. The Manor and beautiful grounds are also available to rent in affordable 4-hour blocks for bridal showers, birthday, anniversary, engagement and retirement parties, bar and bat mitzvahs, etc. Special off-season rates January-March. Overnight accomodations for 100+ people also available. Call for details.

ParkEventCenters.com

Rockwood Manor

Cabin John Miniature Train
The Party Room at Cabin John Miniature Train is bigger and better than ever, accommodating up to 50 people. Rental includes 10 free train tickets and a photo opportunity for the birthday child on the train engine (bring your own camera). New off-season rates November-March (party room only; train does not run), and weekday rentals now available year-round!

South Germantown Splash Playground & Miniature Golf

Large (cap. 75-100) and medium-sized (cap. 35) tents are available to rent by the hour beginning May 29 at very reasonable rates. Check availability at ParkPASS.org, then call us! We can also put a party package together for your group with tent, splash and mini-golf for everyone.

Wheaton Miniature Train & Carousel
The Party Rooms at Wheaton Train and Carousel are perfect for your child’s next birthday party or celebration! Rent the new Train Station Party Room (cap. 60) and receive 20 free train or carousel tickets, or the smaller Carousel Party Room (cap. 10-15) and receive 10 free tickets. Photo opp for the birthday child on the train engine with rental of either room (bring your own camera). New off-season rates NovemberMarch (party room only; train does not run), and weekday rentals now available year-round!

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center
CabinJohnTennis.com
Blocks of 3 or 6 courts on selected Saturday nights are available year round, from 8 PM midnight. Convenient Bethesda location.

Call or visit our websites today!

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MONTGOMERY PARKS Directory (cont.)
Rickman Farm Horse Park
17320 Moore Rd., Boyds, MD 20841 301-349-0075 • GreatandSmallDC.org

Meadowside Nature Center

ParkPASS

Wheaton Regional Park Stables
1101 Glenallen Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902 301-622-3311 • WheatonParkStables.com

Rock Creek Regional Park 5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD 20855 301-924-4141 • MeadowsideNature.org

CONTACT
• To report maintenance issues or problems in a park: 301-670-8080 • To reserve a ballfield, picnic shelter, etc.: ParkPermits.org • Athletic Field Rainout number: 301-765-8787 • Park Police: 301-949-3010 • For info on a Montgomery Parks class or program: 301-495-2580 ParkPASS.org MCP-ParkPassHelp@ MontgomeryParks.org • To volunteer in the Parks: ParksVolunteers.org • General Information: 301-495-2595 MontgomeryParks.org • For info about a specific park: MontgomeryParks.org Click on “Contact Us” • Become a fan of Montgomery Parks on Facebook • Follow MontgomeryParks on Twitter at http://twitter.com/ MontgomeryParks

SPLASH PLAYGROuND
South Germantown Splash Playground
South Germantown Regional Park 18056 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841 301-601-3580 • 301-601-3581 SplashandGolf.com
Open May 29-31, June 5, 6, 12 & 13; daily June 14-August 29; & Sept. 4-6. Party tents available. See web for info & hours.

Woodstock Equestrian Park
20100 Darnestown Rd., Beallsville, MD 20839 301-444-3121 • EquestrianPark.org

ICE SKATING
Cabin John Ice Rink
ParkPASS

Cabin John Regional Park 10610 Westlake Drive, Rockville, MD 20852 301-765-8620 • CabinJohnIce.com
Classes for all ages and skill levels, private instruction, camps, public skating sessions, party rooms and more.

TENNIS (Indoor)
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center
ParkPASS

Wheaton Ice Arena

ParkPASS (Indoor and covered outdoor rinks)

Wheaton Regional Park 11717 Orebaugh Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902 New# 301-905-3000 WheatonIceArena.com
Classes for all ages and skill levels, private instruction, camps, public skating sessions, party rooms, fitness/ exercise center and more.

at Cabin John Regional Park 7801 Democracy Blvd., Bethesda, MD 20817 301-765-8650 CabinJohnTennis.com

Wheaton Indoor Tennis

ParkPASS

Wheaton Regional Park 11715 Orebaugh Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902 New# 301-905-3030 WheatonTennis.com

Wheaton Outdoor Rink
11751 Orebaugh Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902
Covered outdoor rink (concrete surface) with attached indoor facility available for rent in season. See Wheaton Ice above for contact info. Flea Market in the Park starts March 20.

TENNIS (Outdoor)
Outdoor courts are available to use free of charge on a firstcome, first served basis in 127 Montgomery Parks (unless they’ve been reserved through Park Permits). Lessons are held on selected courts in the spring, summer and fall.

MINIATuRE GOLF
South Germantown Miniature Golf
South Germantown Regional Park 18056 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841 301-601-3580 • 301-601-3581 SplashandGolf.com
Open May 29-31, June 5, 6, 12 & 13; daily June 14-August 29; & Sept. 4-6. Party tents available. See web for info & hours.

Complete list of courts: MontgomeryParks.org Outdoor tennis lesson info: ParkPASS.org Reserve a court: ParkPermits.org

What is ParkPASS?
ParkPASS is Montgomery Parks' free online registration system for classes and programs. If you see the words “ParkPASS” next to a facility name in this directory, it means there are people at that facilty who can help you register for classes or programs offered at that facility (or at any other Parks facility that uses the ParkPASS online registration system). You can also open a ParkPASS account at these locations. ParkPASS facility hours vary; please call before stopping by. To open your ParkPASS account online, visit www.ParkPASS.org

TRAILS
Visit MontgomeryTrails.org for maps and detailed information about the 200 miles of trails in Montgomery Parks.

TRAINS (Miniature)
Cabin John Miniature Train
Cabin John Regional Park 7410 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville, MD 20852 301-765-8670 train schedule & party info CabinJohnTrain.com
Open for MCPS Spring Break March 27-April 4, and Saturdays & Sundays in April & May. Open daily June 1-August 31. Party Room available for rentals year-round.

NATuRE CENTERS
Black Hill Visitor Center
ParkPASS*

Black Hill Regional Park 20926 Lake Ridge Dr., Boyds, MD 20841 301-916-0220 • BlackHillNature.org
* Center hours are limited; please call before stopping by.

Brookside Nature Center ParkPASS
Wheaton Regional Park 1400 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902 New# 301-962-1480 • BrooksideNature.org

Wheaton Miniature Train
Wheaton Regional Park 2000 Shorefield Road, Wheaton, MD 20902 301-942-6703 • 301-680-5376, x103 party rentals WheatonTrainandCarousel.com
Open for MCPS Spring Break March 27-April 4, and Saturdays & Sundays in April. Open daily May 1-August 31. Party Rooms available for rentals year-round.

Locust Grove Nature Center

ParkPASS

Cabin John Regional Park 7777 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817 301-765-8660 • LocustGroveNature.org

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For More Information
301-962-1470 / BrooksideGardens.org 240-777-6821 / MontgomeryCountyMD.gov 301-765-8620 / CabinJohnIce.com 301-905-3000 / WheatonIceArena.com 301-905-3000 / WheatonIceArena.com 301-299-5026 / RockwoodManor.com $1.75/ticket $7 per child FREE * $7 per child $7 per child $7 per child* Meadowside Nature Center Brookside Nature Center Cabin John Ice Rink Wheaton Ice Arena Potomac Watershed Ag History Farm Park
11am-Noon & 1-2pm

Date
8:30am-4pm 10am-12:30pm 4:15-6pm (CJ) 3:45-5:45pm (W) 9am-2pm 10-11:30am 10a-5:30pm 10am-2:30pm 10am-12:30pm 10am-2:30pm 10am-2:30pm 10am-2:30pm 10am-2pm Noon-2pm (CJ) 4-6pm (W) All day 10am-5pm Sat. 10am-3pm Sun. Ag History Farm Park Brookside Nature Center Meadowside Nature Center Meadowside Nature Center Cabin John Train Wheaton Train & Carousel Rockwood Manor Wheaton Outdoor Rink FREE $20 per child* Cabin John Ice Rink Wheaton Ice Arena $6.25 incl. skates Brookside Gardens $3 per child* Brookside Gardens $89*

SPECIAL EVENTS

Montgomery Parks • SPRING 2010
Location Cost

Event Name

Time

Fri. Feb. 26

Green Matters Symposium

Wed. March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Walk

Wed. March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Skates p.122

Sat. March 20

Flea Market in the Park Opening Day p.130

Sun. March 21

Easter Extravaganza p.115

Sat. March 27Sun. April 4

Miniature Trains & Carousel Open for MCPS Spring Break p.114

301-765-8670 / CabinJohnTrain.com 301-942-6703/ WheatonTrainandCarousel.com 301-924-4141 / MeadowsideNature.org 301-962-1480 / BrooksideNature.org 301-924-4141 / MeadowsideNature.org 301-924-4141 / MeadowsideNature.org 301-924-4141 / MeadowsideNature.org FREE * $6.25 incl. skates FREE* FREE 301-962-1480 / BrooksideNature.org 301-765-8620 / CabinJohnIce.com 301-905-3000 / WheatonIceArena.com 301-495-2504 / PotomacCleanup.org 301-253-2673 / AgHistoryFarm.org

Mon. March 29

Springtime on the Farm p.151

Mon. March 29

Bike About for Teens p.143

Tues. March 30

Going Buggy! Festival p.151

Thurs. April 1

Reptile Festival p.151

Fri. April 2

Annual Easter Egg Hunt p.150

Fri. April 2

Billy Goat Trail Hike p.143

Sat. April 3

Hoppy Easter Skate p.122

Skate with the Easter Bunny!

Sat. April 10

Potomac River Watershed Clean-Up Day p.153

April 10-11

Gas & Steam Engine Show

Sat. April 17

Earth Day Special Event p.139

Rain Barrels & Rain Gardens

Black Hill Visitor Center

FREE *

301-916-0220/ BlackHillNature.org

Sat. April 17 All day Noon-10pm 10am-2pm Times vary 9am-Noon (5-7yrs) 1-4pm (8-10yrs) Wheaton Indoor Tennis. Brookside Nature Center Black Hill Visitor Center Needwood Mansion Cabin John Ice Rink Wheaton Ice Arena Locust Grove Nature Center Wheaton Ice Arena FREE $2 Mom skates FREE with one paid admission $8/person, $15/family * FREE FREE * 7-8:30pm 5-7pm Fri. 9am-Noon Sat. 10am-3pm 12:30-2:30pm (CJ) 11:15am-1pm (W) 11am-3pm 6:15-8pm $20 per child* throughout Montgomery Co. FREE * Locust Grove Nature Center $3 online, $5 at the door * Black Hill Visitor Center FREE 301-916-0220/ BlackHillNature.org 301-765-8660 / LocustGroveNature.org 301-962-1346 groups / WeedWarrior.org 301-905-3030 / WheatonTennis.com 301-962-1480 / BrooksideNature.org 301-916-0220/ BlackHillNature.org 301-840-5848/ParksArchaeology.org 301-765-8620 / CabinJohnIce.com 301-905-3000 / WheatonIceArena.com 301-765-8660 / LocustGroveNature.org 301-905-3000/ WheatonIceArena.com Sligo Creek FREE 301-495-2504 / FOSC.org

Spring Ice Skating Show p.122 6-8pm Cabin John Ice Rink FREE 301-765-8620 / CabinJohnIce.com

Sat. April 17

Sweep the Creek p.153

Sat. April 24

Astronomy Day p.138

Sat. April 24

Green Thumb Festival p.148

April 24 & 25

Garlic Mustard Challenge p.140

April 24 & 25

Quick Start Tournament p.156

Tues. April 27

Nature Book Group p.145

April 30 & May 1

Native Plant Sale p.139

Sat. May 1

Archaeology Day p.140

Sun. May 9

Mother’s Day Skates p.122

Sat. May 15

2nd Annual Mudpie Contest p.148

Sat. May 15

Spring Ice Skating Show p.122

Date
10am-5pm 8-10am 10am 10am-Noon Noon-4pm 10am-5pm 10am-4pm 2:30-4:30pm Brookside Gardens Conservatory Locust Grove Nature Center Brookside Gardens Meet at Woodlawn Manor Oakley Cabin Brookside Gardens Conservatories Brookside Gardens South Conservatory McCrillis Gardens

Event or Exhibit

Time

Location

Cost
FREE FREE * FREE FREE FREE FREE $4 3-12yrs $6 13yrs & up FREE

For More Information
301-962-1400 / BrooksideGardens.org 301-765-8660 / LocustGroveNature.org 301-962-1400 / BrooksideGardens.org 3301-650-4373 / HistoryintheParks.org 301-650-4373 / HistoryintheParks.org 301-962-1400 / BrooksideGardens.org 301-962-1453 / BrooksideGardens.org 301-962-1400 / BrooksideGardens.org

thru April 11

Spring Conservatory Display

2nd & 4th Saturdays

March 6-May 22

Saturday Birding @ Cabin John p.147

April 3-June 12

Saturday Morning Storytime & Craft

April 3-Nov. 5 every Saturday

Underground RR Experience Hikes

April 10-Nov.5

2nd & 4th Saturdays

Oakley Cabin Guided Tours p.116

April 24-Sept. 19

Summer Conservatory Display

May 1-Sept. 19

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit

Sun. May 9

Botanical Art School Open House

MontgomeryParks.org

* These programs require registration; please go to the referenced page numbers in this Guide for more information.

Fun for the Kids...a Break for You!

Spring Break
March 29-April 6 in Montgomery Parks

Ice DanceClinic

A week of professional ice dancing instruction for intermediate skaters (Gamma level and up) with a clear grasp of edges, three-turns, and mohawks. Sign up for individual days, or all five days and save! Skaters will learn dance patterns and music interpretation, and participate in on- and off-ice drills and strength-building exercises. Please bring a lunch and/or snack, and sneakers for off-ice training. WHEATON ICE ARENA
5 & UP 5 CLASSES MARCH 29-APRIL 2 M-F 8AM-11:45AM $52/DAY, ParkPASS#104679-104683 -OR- $225 ALL 5 DAYS, ParkPASS#104678

ISI Freestyle Skating Clinic
5 & UP 5 CLASSES MARCH 29-APRIL 2 M-F 8AM- 1PM $275

Freestyle-level skaters, use your spring break to get an intensive week of professional ice training. On-ice instruction will focus on jumps, spins, edgework, field moves, power stroking and choreography; off-ice training will cover jumps, stretching, and strength conditioning/dance. Show off what you’ve learned in an ice show at the end of the clinic! Please bring a snack, and sneakers for off-ice training. CABIN JOHN ICE RINK
ParkPASS#104649

No school? No problem! On many of the days Montgomery County Public Schools are off (teacher training days, etc.), Park Play Days are on. Bring your kids (ages 6-13) for a Park Play Day full of activities, including ice skating and tennis lessons (weather permitting), arts & crafts, and fun team games and sports. Extended care is available for a small fee; see ParkPASS.org for details.
CABIN JOHN ICE RINK WHEATON ICE ARENA 6-13YRS 6-13YRS MARCH 29-APRIL 2, APRIL 5 & 6 APRIL 5 & 6 M & TU 9AM- 5PM 9AM- 5PM $40/DAY $40/DAY ParkPASS#104651-104657 ParkPASS#104658, 104659

Spring Weekin thePark
It’s time for spring fun and games at Week in the Park! Kids will enjoy professional tennis and ice skating lessons, go on scavenger hunts, do arts and crafts, take guided nature walks with a Park Naturalist, and much more. Meet at Wheaton Outdoor Rink, down the hill from Wheaton Ice Arena (near the dog park).
6-12YRS 5 CLASSES MARCH 29-APRIL 2 M-F 9AM- 5PM $260 ParkPASS#104650

PLUS!

Cabin John and Wheaton Trains will run March 27-April 4, 10am5:30pm, weather permitting!

Register today at ParkPASS.org Questions? Call 301-495-2580
(M-F 10am-2pm)

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Special Events & Classes
These fun, one-of-a-kind classes, events and and programs take place in different parks and Park facilities throughout Montgomery County.

Princess Gala

Give your little princess a day of fairy tale fun! Rockwood Manor in Potomac will be transformed into a world of crafts, jewelry making, mini-makeovers, princess accessorizing, treats, and a royal photo session. To top off the day, parents and their princesses will enjoy a magical tea party. Fee covers one parent and one child; please register the child only.
Rockwood Manor Park 104060 3-8yrs 1 Class $25 104061 3-8yrs 1 Class $25 104062 3-8yrs 1 Class $25 3/14 4/18 5/16 Su 10:00am-11:30am Su 10:00am-11:30am Su 10:00am-11:30am

Reptile Festival

See page 151 for details.
Meadowside Nature Center 103005 2 & up 1 Class $7 4/1 Th 10:00am- 2:30pm

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Come for the Easter egg hunt, plus other fun, springrelated activities. Reservations required; see p.150 for times and ParkPASS numbers.
Meadowside Nature Center 2-12yrs Friday, April 2 Rolls on the half-hour, 10:00am-1:30pm

Special Events & Classes

Flea Market in the Park

Green Thumb Festival

Got stuff? Come sell your treasures (new or old, crafts, art, etc.) on the second Saturday of each month at Wheaton Outdoor Rink, right next to the Dog Park. Rink is covered on top and partially covered on the sides; restroom facilities and vending machines on site. Fee covers one 10’ x 10’ space, bring your own table and chairs. Load-in begins at 7am.
Wheaton Outdoor Rink 100799 16 & up 1 Class 100800 16 & up 1 Class 100801 16 & up 1 Class 100802 16 & up 1 Class 100803 16 & up 1 Class 100804 16 & up 1 Class $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 $25 3/20 3/27 4/10 4/24 5/8 5/22 Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa 9:00am- 2:00pm 9:00am- 2:00pm 9:00am- 2:00pm 9:00am- 2:00pm 9:00am- 2:00pm 9:00am- 2:00pm

Tree climbing, native plants for sale, herbal cosmetics, crafts and more! See page 148 for details.
104453 Locust Grove Nature Center 1 & up 1 Class $3 4/24 Sa 10:00am-2:00pm

Kids' Earth Day Fun

Help your youngster become aware of our planet with fun and exciting hands-on indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) crafts and activities, including a scavenger hunt, sand art, creation of flower pots and other crafts made from recycled materials in celebration of Earth Day.
Rockwood Manor Park 104099 3-8yrs 1 Class $25 4/25 Su 10:00am-12:00pm

Easter Extravaganza

Join the Easter Bunny at beautiful Rockwood Manor for a spring morning of fun and games. Activities include: Easter egg decorating, egg hunt (with prizes!), games, springtime stories and more. Bring your Easter basket so you can tote your treasures home.
Rockwood Manor Park 104057 3-8yrs 1 Class $20 3/21 Su 10:00am-11:30am

Pirate Adventures

Arrrrr.....matey! Come dressed in your pirate best and search for long-lost treasure. We’ll play pirate games, activities and crafts (we’ll make swords, pirate hats, eye patches, and much more). Who’ll win the treasure in our pirate contest? Fee includes one child and one parent; please register the child only.
Rockwood Manor Park 104064 3-8yrs 1 Class $20 5/2 Su 10:00am-11:30am

2nd Annual Mudpie Contest
See page 148 for all the messy details!
Locust Grove Nature Center 1 & up 1 Class $2 5/15 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm

Park Play Days

Cabin John Ice 6-13yrs $20 3/29-31, 4/1 & 2, 5 & 6 10:00am-11:30am Wheaton Ice Arena 6-13yrs $20 4/5 & 6 10:00am-11:30am

No school? No problem! Bring your kids (ages 6-13) for a Park Play Day full of activities, including a ice skating and tennis lessons (weather permitting), arts & crafts, and fun team games and sports. See p.128 for dates and ParkPASS numbers.

Chocolate Creations

Springtime on the Farm
See p. 151 for all the details.
Meadowside Nature Center 103003 2 & up 1 Class $7 3/29 M 10:00am- 2:30pm

Join eighth-generation German Master Pastry Chef and Chocolatier Wilhelm Wanders of Chocolaterie Wanders for an informative and delicious, hands-on chocolate class. You’ll learn how chocolate is made, take part in a single origin dark and milk chocolate tasting, and roll your own truffles to take home.
Rockwood Manor Park 104056 18 & up 1 Class $60 5/30 Su 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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History in the Parks
Upcoming Events!
Oakley Cabin African American Museum & Park
3610 Brookeville Road, Olney, MD 20832 Free Guided Tours Second and Fourth Saturdays, April 10 – November 5 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Opening Day Celebration Saturday, April 24 Join us at Oakley Cabin as the season begins with guided tours of the historic 19th century cabin! Explore an archaeology dig with Parks archaeologists. Make your own set of marbles to take home! Montgomery County Heritage Days Saturday and Sunday, June 26 & 27 Part of the Montgomery County Heritage Days, featuring live musicians, craft and living history demonstrations, hands-on activities for children and guided tours of the historic 19th century cabin. Back in Grandma’s Day: Traditional Handicrafts Saturday, September 11 Meet master quilters, spinners, knitters and other crafters. Celebrate Grandparents’ Day by receiving a free Park Pass if you bring your grandparent to the event! Maryland Emancipation Day Celebration Saturday, November 5 Guided cabin tours, living history demonstrations, refreshments, spiritual readings and songs, an archaeology dig, special guest speakers and hands-on activities for children. Special group tours are available during the week. For more information, contact 301.650.4373.

Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes

Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 Free Guided Hikes Saturdays, April 3 – November 5 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Montgomery County Heritage Days Saturday, June 26 Free Guided Hikes | 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Josiah Henson Historic Site
11420 Old Georgetown Road N. Bethesda, MD 20852

Montgomery County Heritage Days Sunday, June 27 Free admission | 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Become a part of history! If you’re interested
in African American history and enjoy interacting with the public, we hope you’ll consider becoming a trained volunteer historic guide (docent) at Oakley Cabin. Please sign up online at ParksVolunteers.org by July 19. Training will be held on Saturday, July 24. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older and able to commit to four Saturdays, April through November 5. Meets requirements for SSL hours.

HistoryInTheParks.org

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1800 Glenallan Ave. Wheaton, MD 20902 www.BrooksideGardens.org 301-962-1400

Lecture Series
When Perennials Bloom
Friday, April 16, 10:00-11:30am

Spring

All lectures in the series are FREE of Charge; however, registration is required as space is limited. Online registration is available at www.parkpass.org

2010

Free GARDEN Tours
No registration required Brookside GardensEvery Saturday in May at 2:00pm Meet at the Visitors Center McCrillis Gardens Every Sunday in May at 2:00pm Meet at McCrillis House in Bethesda (call 301-962-1455 for directions)

Tomasz Anisko, Ph.D., Curator of Plants, Longwood Gardens When will this plant bloom? Whether you’re a home gardener or a nursery, design or landscape professional who needs to predict a plant’s peak display, this presentation will help you to gain insight into the most anticipated event in every garden. Course No: 102349

THURSDAYS
At Brookside
Join us for this exciting new series of walks, talks, and demonstrations, highlighting the plants, people, and displays that are uniquely Brookside every Thursday at 1:00pm, from the middle of March until July. FREE; registration preferred at www.parkpass.org

Entertaining with Flair

Friday, April 23, 10:00-11:30am

Nancy Gingrich Shenk, Floral Designer Extraordinaire Nancy will design several table centers for an assortment of theme parties- some formal, some informal, but always just plain fun! Flowers, fruits and vegetables all play a role in a lively and entertaining show that will inspire you to go home and plan a party. Course No: 102350

Luscious Landscaping – with Fruiting Trees, Shrubs, and Vines!

Friday, May 14, 10:00-11:30am Lee Reich, Ph.D., Avid “Farmdener,” Horticultural Consultant and Writer Learn what the best trees, shrubs, vines and plants are that require little maintenance yet provide stunning owers in spring, color in autumn and neat form in winter. Learn how to grow shadbush, and other ornamental, fruiting plants, and how to use them to beautify your yard. Course No:102351

Wings of Fancy Live Butter y Exhibit

Edible Ornamentals and Ornamental Edibles

Friday, May 21, 10:00-11:30am Diane Lewis, Brookside Gardens Sta Learn about ‘ambidextrous’ plants that have both exceptional landscape qualities and sometimes-surprising edible uses in this engaging, slide-illustrated lecture. Course No: 102352

CONSERVATORY DISPLAY

May 1 through Sunday, Sept.19
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily Fees: $6 adults; $4, ages 3-12 Brookside Gardens South Conservatory Groups of 15 or more by appointment only, call 301-962-1467 for reservations. We regret that we are unable to accommodate strollers in the Butter y Exhibit. To volunteer, call 301-962-1429. Wings of Fancy Hotline: 301-962-1453

Spring Zing

Saturday, January 16 – Sunday, April 11 10:00am – 5:00pm daily; FREE

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Adult Programs
Rain Gardens
Learn from Montgomery County's Department of Environmental Protection staff how to transform your yard into a natural ecosystem that will help soil capture and filter rain water. In this class you'll learn the techniques to evaluate your yard and create a rain garden that uses native plants and enhanced soils to create a watershed-friendly garden full of beauty and life. You'll develop a planting plan and materials list to create your garden, and information will be provided on the County's rebate program to help fund your project. Bring a bag lunch or snack if you like.
105101 18 & up 1 Class 105102 18 & up 1 Class $10 3/5 $10 3/6 F Sa 10:00am-1:00pm 10:00am-1:00pm

Papercrete Troughs with Betty Mackey

There are many recipes and techniques for making garden planter troughs, but only one can claim to be the original. Join Betty Mackey of B.B. Mackey Books to learn her original "papercrete" recipe in this handson workshop. Betty will demonstrate the technique, then guide participants through the step-by-step process to create lightweight garden troughs that will last for years. Fee includes all materials. Please bring a pair of waterproof gloves if you have them. FOBG: $54
100599 18 & up 1 Class $59 3/24 W 1:00pm-4:00pm

Brookside Gardens

Thursdays at Brookside

Glorious Greens Cooking

Join the Cook Sisters for this fun cooking class! Garden and cooking writer Adrienne Cook and her sister, caterer Danielle Navidi will share inventive new ways to serve up the best of spring greens, including Crispy Kale, Galettes, and quick-cooking combos that get hot, tasty greens on the table in minutes. FOBG: $22
100699 18 & up 1 Class $25 3/10 W 12:00pm-1:30pm

Join us for this exciting new series of walks, talks, and demonstrations highlighting the plants, people, and displays that are uniquely Brookside. Every Thursday from the middle of March until July, our staff and/or volunteers will offer a guided tour, demonstration, or educational walk around the gardens. Whether it’s a tour of the Rain Garden in March, a "What’s in Bloom?" walk in May, or a planting demonstration in June, you’re sure to enjoy learning more about all that Brookside Gardens has to offer.

• Walk: Rain Garden with Lisa Tayerle
101205 18 & up 1 Class 101304 18 & up 1 Class 101202 18&up 1 Class FREE 3/25 FREE 5/27 FREE 3/18 Th Th Th

Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces Series

• Demo: Pruning Roses with Roger Haynes • Demo: Yew Hedge Pruning with Phil Normandy
101206 18 & up 1 Class 102200 18&up 1 Class FREE 4/1 FREE 4/8

1:00pm-2:00pm 1:00pm-2:00pm 1:00pm-2:00pm

Join horticulturist Carol Allen to learn all the ins and outs of starting your own organic vegetable garden in this four-part series of workshops. From building raised beds and prepping your soil to timing planting dates to ensure a season full of bountiful backyard harvests, these hands-on workshops will cover everything you need to know to get started growing tasty, healthy vegetables at home. Register for all four sessions or choose the workshop(s) that best suit your level of gardening interest and skill. FOBG: $35
• Root Crops & Other Cool-Season Vegetables 101201 18 & up 1 Class $39 3/17 W 1:30pm-3:30pm

• Demo: Planting Roses with Roger Haynes • Walk: Woodland Wildflowers with Lisa Tayerle
101207 18 & up 1 Class 101300 18 & up 1 Class 101301 18 & up 1 Class FREE 4/15 FREE 4/29 FREE 5/6 Th

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• Demo: Mulching Roses with Roger Haynes • Walk: What’s in Bloom? with Mark Richardson
101302 18 & up 1 Class 101303 18 & up 1 Class Th

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• Cool-Season Leaf Crops & Raised Beds
101599 18 & up 1 Class 101600 18 & up 1 Class 101601 18 & up 1 Class $39 $39 $39 4/7 5/5 W W

• Warm-Season Vegetable Crops & Compost • Support Structures & Succession Planting
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• Walk: Butterfly Plants with Kathy Stevens
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Easter Masterpiece with Jane Pettit

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The benefits are many, including discounts at area nurseries and garden centers, 10% off at our gift shop (except sale items), 10% off at the Friends' Fall Plant sale, and discounts on many Brookside Gardens programs. Visit BrooksideGardens.org for more details.

Start a family heirloom that you can add to year after year. You’ll make a twig egg tree in an attractive pot and then decorate it with hollow egg ornaments. You’ll learn how to blow the eggs and color them using dyes and paints. You’ll decorate in four unique ways: ribbon flowers and bows, feathers for a birdie egg, ears and a cottontail for a bunny egg and natural dried materials for a woodland egg. Other techniques will be demonstrated for speedy crafters! FOBG: $28
102651 18 & up 1 Class $32 3/31 W 1:00pm-3:00pm

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Think spring and create a glorious Spring Holiday Centerpiece just in time for Easter, or simply to bring the spring display indoors. Karen Nelson Kent, AIFD, will show you how to create a lovely spring centerpiece using all of your favorite spring flowers. Fee includes all materials. FOBG: $40
102249 18 & up 1 Class $45 4/2 F 10:00am-12:00pm

Basic Floral Design

Pruning Before Planting

Join Phil Normandy, Brookside Gardens Staff, for a pruning workshop focused on how to prune newly purchased trees and shrubs for your garden. Phil will demonstrate his method for assessing a plant’s structure and making the right pruning cuts in the right places, to ensure your plants have a long and healthy life in your garden. He also will discuss his preferred pruning tools and how pruning affects and directs future growth for both evergreens and deciduous species. FOBG: $22
102149 18 & up 1 Class $25 4/7 W 10:00am-12:00pm

Join Karen Nelson Kent, AIFD, to explore the basics of floral design in this hands-on workshop series. Over the course of four weeks, you’ll learn the fundamentals of floral design, from the important tools of the trade to color theory and design principles. Whether you’ve taken courses in floral design before, or don’t know a chrysanthemum from a carnation, you're sure to learn and improve your design skills through Karen’s expert instruction. Each participant will create a unique arrangement to bring home during each of the four sessions. Class dates: Wednesday, April 14, 21, and 28, and May 5. FOBG: $164
101649 18 & up 4 Classes $179 4/14 W 6:00pm-9:00pm

When Perennials Bloom with Dr. Tomasz Anisko

Brookside Gardens

Plant Identification Walks

Brookside Gardens offers one of the region’s finest collections of plants that are well adapted for gardens in the Washington, D.C. Metro region. Join us for educational plant walks with our expert horticultural staff throughout the growing season to learn more about some of the best and brightest plants in our collections. Phil Normandy’s walks will focus on the woody plants in our display gardens; Diane Lewis’ walks will focus on edible plants in the seasonal and permanent displays. Both Phil and Diane will teach plant identification characteristics and cultural requirements for 10-15 plants per session. A handout with botanical and common names of each plant will be provided for each session. FOBG: $4

When you’re planning a perennial garden, one question is bound to arise again and again: when will this plant bloom? This crucial information determines how perennials may be combined most effectively and what the overall impact of the garden will be. Although the question of when a plant blooms may seem simple, in reality it is affected by many environmental factors. Whether you’re a home gardener who wants to plan an effective perennial border, or a nursery, design or landscape professional who needs to predict a plant’s peak display, this presentation will help you to gain insight into the most anticipated event in every garden.
102349 18 & up 1 Class FREE 4/16 F 10:00am-11:30pm

Make & Take Rain Barrels

• Walk: Edible Plant ID with Diane Lewis
102201 18 & up 1 Class 102451 18 & up 1 Class 102202 18 & up 1 Class 102450 18 & up 1 Class $5 $5 $5 $5 4/7 5/19 4/21 5/5 W W W W

• Walk: Woody Plant ID with Phil Normandy

1:00pm-2:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm 1:00pm-2:30pm

Gather water from your rooftops, help control stormwater impacts from your yard, and store water to use in your landscape. Learn about watershed health in the County, and how you can help, starting at your own home. Rain barrel with fittings and easy instructions provided.One rain barrel per household. Remember to bring a vehicle large enough to carry a 55-gallon barrel home! Bring a bag lunch or snack if you like. Light refreshments will be provided.
105099 18 & up 1 Class 105100 18 & up 1 Class $10 $10 4/16 F 4/18 Su 10:00am-1:00pm 10:00am-1:00pm

Customized Seed Packets with Judy Brown

In earlier times, seed packets were embellished with botanical renderings of their plants. Participants will review historic seed packet designs and develop their own illustrations for a variety of garden vegetables. Each participant will leave with customized seed packets filled with seeds suitable as a gift ready for spring planting. All materials will be provided. No painting or drawing experience is necessary. FOBG: $44.
18 & up 1 Class $49 4/14 W 1:00pm-4:00pm

Entertaining with Flair with Nancy Gingrich Shenk

At a luncheon or dinner party, the dining table is the center of the action—the place where guests and hosts convene for the main event—and it needs to look good! The goal is to express your taste and make the tabletop work with the mood of the occasion. Nancy will design several table centers for an assortment of theme parties—some formal, some informal, but always just plain fun! Flowers, fruits and vegetables all play a role in a lively and entertaining show that will inspire you to go home and plan a party.
102350 18 & up 1 Class FREE 4/23 F 10:00am-11:30am

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Ladies’ Lunch

Just in time for Mother’s Day and garden parties, the Cook Sisters will put together an entire menu that showcases the best of the garden—a trio of spring vegetables, melt-in-your mouth savory cheesecakes, and a surprise chocolate dessert. FOBG: $22
100701 18 & up 1 Class $25 4/21 W 12:00pm-1:30pm

Luscious Landscaping with Dr. Lee Reich

Free Garden Tours

Brookside Gardens

Enjoy free, springtime strolls at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton or McCrillis Gardens in Bethesda. Each of these first-rate gardens offers a unique horticultural experience; visit them both this spring! Brookside Gardens is an intensively managed display garden, featuring an abundance of annual and perennial displays throughout the season. McCrillis Gardens is a naturalistic strolling garden, offering shady woodland walks and little splashes of color in spring. Highly trained, knowledgeable guides will lead these engaging horticultural tours, focusing on the plants that make each garden unique. No registration required.
102354 102455 102456 102457 102458 18 & up 18 & up 18 & up 18 & up 18 & up 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE 5/1 5/8 5/15 5/22 5/29 Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm

What could be more pleasant than picking luscious fruits from a plant that you also admire for its beauty? Meet some of the best trees, shrubs, and vines for this purpose—plants that require little maintenance, yet provide stunning flowers in spring, color in autumn and neat form in winter. For landscaping, the ideal is a plant that also is low maintenance, pestresistant and requires little or no pruning. Learn how to grow shadbush, gumi, actinidia, medlar, and other ornamental fruiting plants, and how to use them to beautify your yard.
102351 18 & up 1 Class FREE 5/14 F 10:00am-11:30am

Focus on Butterflies!

On this special morning, ten photographers will be welcomed (with their tripods) into the conservatory to photograph these live butterflies before the "Wings of Fancy" Butterfly Exhibit opens. FOBG: $27
100512 18 & up 1 Class 100650 18 & up 1 Class 100513 18 & up 1 Class $30 $30 $30 5/15 Sa 5/23 Su 5/29 Sa 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

Hanging Basket

Join Joan O’Rourke, Friends of Brookside Gardens, to create your very own display of flowers and foliage in a hanging basket. Beautiful new plant color introductions will add surprises to this perennial favorite. Instructions will cover how to line a 14-inch wire basket with sphagnum moss, and planting tips for best results. Fee includes all materials. FOBG: $40
101107 18 & up 1 Class 101108 18 & up 1 Class $45 $45 5/6 5/7 Th F 9:30am-11:30am 1:30pm-3:30pm

Bouquet of Herbs in a Strawberry Container

Butterfly Container

Joan O’Rourke would like to make it easy to step outside for a sprig of herbs to flavor that special gourmet dish. Plant a tasty selection of herbs that is decorative, aromatic, and very practical. After you’ve planted your herb garden, join us on May 19 for the "Heavenly Herbs" cooking workshop with the Cook Sisters to learn some of their favorite heavenly herb recipes (separate registration required). Fee includes all materials. FOBG: $40
101110 18 & up 1 Class 102549 18 & up 1 Class $45 $45 5/18 Tu 5/18 Tu 9:30am-11:30am 1:30pm-3:30pm

Join Kathy Stevens, Brookside Gardens Staff, to create a beautiful, functional container garden that will support the entire butterfly life cycle in this enjoyable workshop. Native butterflies, like some of those you see in the "Wings of Fancy" Butterfly Exhibit, need more than just nectar from flowers to establish healthy populations in our gardens. Plant a container that supports the entire butterfly life cycle and encourages native butterflies to call your garden home. Fee includes a 14-inch container, butterfly plants, and instruction about butterfly gardening. FOBG: $40
101603 18 & up 1 Class $45 5/12 W 1:00pm-3:00pm

Heavenly Herbs Cooking

The Cook Sisters (garden and cooking writer Adrienne Cook and her sister, caterer Danielle Navidi) will demonstrate unusual ways of using old favorites in the kitchen, and introduce you to new herbs that are sure to become favorites in their own right. FOBG: $22
102499 18 & up 1 Class $25 5/19 W 12:00pm-1:30pm

Conservation Landscaping Techniques

Painting on Silk

Explore design, color and painting on silk in this hands-on workshop with Sarasota, Florida-based artist Jamie Kirkell. Perfect for both beginner and seasoned artists, you’ll enjoy this new and easy way of painting on silk, and will create 3-4 of your own silk masterpieces. The silk scarves, wax resist and colors are included. Additional materials list will be provided after registration. FOBG: $205
101799 18 & up 2 Classes $225 5/14 F, Sa 10:00am-4:00pm

Learn how conservation-based landscaping techniques can beautify your yard and neighborhood, restore native habitats, and help improve the environment, while saving you time and money. Explore ways to replace traditional lawns with native landscapes to benefit our local streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Turf removal techniques will be explained, and a site design exercise tailored to each participant's yard will be developed, along with a shopping list and information on the County's rebate program to assist with funding. Bring a bag lunch or snack if you like. Light refreshments will be provided.
105103 18 & up 1 Class 105104 18 & up 1 Class $10 $10 5/20 Th 5/22 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm 10:00am-1:00pm

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Fanciful tables, tea, and treats will brighten children’s eyes when they come to tea outside in the Anderson Island Pavilion. Children will learn proper tea etiquette, socialize, and play flamingo croquet (weather permitting). Dress-up is encouraged! In case of inclement weather, tea will be relocated to the children’s classroom, followed by a rousing game of charades. FOBG $20
103402 103403 103404 103405 6-10yrs 6-10yrs 6-10yrs 6-10yrs 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class $22 $22 $22 $22 4/3 4/17 5/1 5/15 Sa Sa Sa Sa 12:00pm-1:30pm 12:00pm-1:30pm 12:00pm-1:30pm 12:00pm-1:30pm

Learn about "ambidextrous" plants that have both exceptional landscape qualities and sometimes-surprising edible uses in this engaging, slide-illustrated lecture by Brookside’s own Diane Lewis.
102352 18 & up 1 Class FREE 5/21 F 10:00am-11:30am

Green Residences for Feathered Friends

These fairytale birdhouses will keep their residents cool all summer, and make them the envy of their eco-conscious friends. Using chicken wire and moss, you’ll create a green roof from multiple types of succulents that will drip over the eaves as they grow. In the right location, these charmers will be a year-round focal point in your garden. FOBG: $54
102652 18 & up 1 Class $59 5/26 W 1:00pm-3:00pm

Brookside Gardens

Children’s Programs
Flower Buds
This once-a-month series will meet the second Monday of every month. We'll feature gardening activities, stories, crafts, and garden walks for children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent.
101400 3-5yrs 101401 3-5yrs 101402 3-5yrs 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class $3 $3 $3 3/8 M 4/12 M 5/10 M 10:30am-11:30am 10:30am-11:30am 10:30am-11:30am

Grow It, Eat It Salad Box™ Planter

Essence of Spring Herbs

Some of spring’s early herbs, such as tarragon, dill, cilantro, mint and parsley, can be used in many different ways. Learn to chop, stir and prepare three different sauces, and complete the class with proper kitchen clean up! Samples provided. FOBG $18
101406 8-11yrs 1 Class $20 3/20 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm

Dig-in, Dig-out! It’s Spring Break

Here’s a fun project for you and your child to do together! Learn how to improve your health and your child’s health by growing your own fresh organic salad! Let the Master Gardeners from the University of Maryland show you how to construct, build, and plant your own wooden Salad Box™ planter. Afterwards, enjoy a tasty sampling of what you can grow! Your new planter will measure approximately 21’ x 15’ and will easily fit on a deck, balcony or front stoop. Fee includes building supplies, soil, and seeds. FOBG $22.50
104152 8-12yrs 1 Class $25 4/18 Su 1:30pm-2:30pm

It’s Spring! Get outdoors this week and get inspired by one of our "Dig-in, Dig-out" activity tables. Discover interesting plant facts, and make a hands-on project you can take home! Cancelled in the event of rain.
101407 All Ages 5 Classes FREE 3/29 M-F 10:00am-1:00pm

Herbal May Day Baskets

Saturday Morning Storytimes

Start Your Gardens... Ready, Set, Grow!

Celebrate the beginnings of spring by surprising your neighbor or loved one with a basket filled with herbs, flowers, and tasty treats! Using recycled materials and decorative leftovers, make a lovely gift basket incorporating rosemary, pansies, mint and other treats. FOBG $10
103900 6-11yrs 1 Class $12 4/30 F 4:30pm-6:00pm Encourage your child’s imagination and creativity at Brookside Gardens' free nature story and craft. Different story each week, followed by a hands-on craft. Join us Saturdays from 10-10:30am, April 3 through June 12. For children 3-6 years old.
No registration required–just show up.

Make it a family activity! Bring Mom, Dad, or both to plan your veggie garden. Begin by selecting your veggies and planting seeds in starter pots, just in time to plant in your garden after the last frost date of May 10. We'll provide a selection of different vegetable seed, and a review on how to care for and maintain your garden throughout the year. FOBG $9
101409 7-11yrs 1 Class $10 3/31 W 10:30am-12:00pm

Sculpting Creatures for the Garden

Create a fun creature from clay using your imagination and creativity. We'll begin with a garden stroll to spark our imagination, looking for animal homes and exploring where creatures can hide. Back in the classroom, children will learn to work with clay, and are free to sculpt whatever creatures they like, from mammals or insects to gnomes or monsters.
103899 7-10yrs 1 Class $8 5/16 Su 1:00pm-3:00pm

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St. Patrick’s Day Skate
Wednesday, March 17 Cabin John Ice: 4:15-6pm Wheaton Ice: 3:45-5:45pm The wearin’ of the green means you skate for just $6.25 (includes admission and skate rental). Irish tunes and snack bar specials, too.

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Hoppy Easter Skate!
Saturday, April 3 Cabin John Ice: Noon-2pm Wheaton Ice: 4-6pm Hop on over to Wheaton Ice or Cabin John Ice and skate with the Easter Bunny! Just $6.25 gets you in skates and on the ice. Spring surprises and fun for all.

Photo © Robert A. Walker

Spring Ice Shows!
Come see the rinks’ skating stars make magic on the ice! Free and fun for the whole family. Cabin John Ice Saturday, April 17, 6-8pm Wheaton Ice Saturday, May 15, 6:15-8pm

The world is watching the 2010 Winter Olympics, waiting expectantly for new and exciting champions to emerge in the world of figure skating, speed skating and ice hockey. Do you have what it takes to be an Olympic champion? Sign up for ice skating or ice hockey classes at one of Montgomery Parks’ two ice rinks, and find out! Both rinks have fostered many awardwinning skaters over the years—and you could be next! Classes are available for all ages, all levels of experience and every day of the week. Take a few minutes to look through this Guide, find the class that’s right for you, and sign up!
Photo © Ashley Deavers

Mother’s Day Skate
Sunday, May 9 Cabin John Ice: 12:30-2:30pm Wheaton Ice: 11:15am-1pm Bring Mom out to the rink for a spin on the ice on her big day! Mom skates free (including skate rental) with one paid admission.

Cabin John Ice Rink 10610 Westlake Dr. | 301-765-8620 CabinJohnIce.com

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Wheaton Ice Arena 11717 Orebaugh Ave. | 301-905-3000 WheatonIceArena.com

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Ice Skating
Cabin John Ice Rink 10610 Westlake Drive Rockville, MD 20852 301-765-8620 CabinJohnIce.com Wheaton Ice Arena 11717 Orebaugh Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902 301-905-3000 WheatonIceArena.com

REGISTRATION & CLASS INFORMATION
REGISTRATION DATES
• Registration for all Spring Ice Skating classes (beginning April 30) runs April 20-26. • No registrations can be processed before these dates. • Beginning April 27, register in person at the rink offering your class. An additional $10 service fee will be charged. • Transfer requests will incur a $5 processing fee.

COuRSE FEES COVER
• Six 30- or 45-minute lessons, depending on the class. • A practice card good for admission to 6 or 9 practice sessions (depending on the class) during public skating sessions. Practice cards are valid during the 6-week lesson period until the start of the next lesson period. Practice cards are non-transferable, non-refundable, and lost cards cannot be replaced. • Use of rental skates for lessons and practices.

Ice Skating

PLEASE NOTE
• There are no make-ups or refunds for missed lessons. • Please read course descriptions carefully, and select courses that match students’ ability and experience. • No classes will be held at Wheaton Ice on Saturday, April 1, and no classes will be held at either rink from May 28-31. Both rinks will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 4.

FOuR WAYS TO REGISTER
• Online at www.ParkPASS.org • By phone (automated) at 301-670-6858 (have your ParkPASS account information handy). • In person at the rinks until 9pm daily (no phone registrations can be taken at the rinks). • Mail registration form and payment to the rinks.

Tot
The Tot curriculum is designed for children ages 3-4 who would like to gain skating experience. Classes cover falling down and getting up, marching, swizzles, two-foot glide and snow plow stop.

Tot 2

Learn two-foot jump in place, forward swizzles (moving and standing still), and beginning two-foot glide. Bicycle helmets strongly recommended for beginners.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103183 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103184 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103185 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103186 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103177 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103179 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103180 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103182 3-4yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 103965 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103966 3-4yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/4 5/6 Sa 10:30am-11:00am Sa 12:15pm-12:45pm Sa 1:45pm- 2:15pm Su 12:30pm- 1:00pm M 2:00pm- 2:30pm Tu 10:30am-11:00am Tu 4:00pm- 4:30pm Th 1:00pm- 1:30pm

Prerequisite:Tot 1

ON YOuR FIRST DAY OF CLASS...
• Wear one pair of thin socks • Wear a hat and gloves for safety • Arrive at the rink 15-20 minutes early. • Helmets are highly recommended for beginning skaters. • Pick up your practice card at the front desk. • Pick up yourskates at the skate exchange. Ask for skates one size smaller than your sneaker size. You'll have better balance and protection against injuries!

Tot 1

Learn the proper way to fall down and stand up, marching, and marching while moving. Proper skate fitting will also be covered. Bicycle helmets strongly recommended for beginners.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103171 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103173 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103174 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103175 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103176 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103166 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103167 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103169 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103170 3-4yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 103956 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103957 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103964 3-4yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/6 F 2:00pm- 2:30pm Sa 10:00am-10:30am Sa 12:45pm- 1:15pm Su 1:00pm- 1:30pm Su 3:45pm- 4:15pm M 1:00pm- 1:30pm Tu 10:00am-10:30am W 1:30pm- 2:00pm Th 2:30pm- 3:00pm

5/1 Sa 11:15am-11:45am 5/2 Su 11:15am-11:45am

Tot 3

Learn forward swizzles, push and glide stroking, dips, and preparation for the snow plow stop.
$96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/5 F 3:00pm- 3:30pm Sa 9:30am-10:00am Sa 12:45pm- 1:15pm Su 11:30am-12:00pm Su 3:15pm- 3:45pm M 2:30pm- 3:00pm W 10:00am-10:30am

Prerequisite: Tot 2

5/1 Sa 11:15am-11:45am 5/2 Su 11:15am-11:45am 5/6 Th 4:15pm- 4:45pm

Cabin John Ice Rink 103192 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103193 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103194 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103195 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103196 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103187 3-4yrs 6 Classes 103189 3-4yrs 6 Classes

Register for ice classes April 20-26 (online or up your account person ParkPASS.org Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set in person), and intoday atafter April 26.

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Pre-Alpha
Pre-Alpha classes are designed for beginners or people with minimal ice skating experience. Learn how to properly tie and fit skates, fall down and get up, march, glide on two feet, swizzle forward and wiggle backward.

Pre-Alpha, Youth
Cabin John Ice Rink 103227 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103228 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103229 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103230 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103231 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103232 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103233 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103223 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103224 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103225 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103226 6-12yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104049 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104050 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104051 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104052 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104053 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104054 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104055 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104149 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104150 6-12yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/6 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/5 5/6 5/6 F Sa Sa Sa Sa Su Su M Tu W Th F Sa Sa Sa Su Su W Th Th 3:45pm- 4:15pm 9:30am-10:00am 1:15pm- 1:45pm 2:30pm- 3:00pm 4:00pm- 4:30pm 1:00pm- 1:30pm 4:15pm- 4:45pm 5:00pm- 5:30pm 6:15pm- 6:45pm 4:30pm- 5:00pm 5:45pm- 6:15pm 5:00pm- 5:30pm 10:15am-10:45am 11:15am-11:45am 12:30pm- 1:00pm 11:45am-12:15pm 2:30pm- 3:00pm 4:00pm- 4:30pm 4:15pm- 4:45pm 5:30pm- 6:00pm

Pre-Alpha, Preschool
Cabin John Ice Rink 103211 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103212 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103214 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103215 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103216 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103217 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103218 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103219 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103220 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103221 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103222 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103197 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103198 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103199 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103200 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103201 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103202 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103203 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103204 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103207 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103209 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103210 4-6yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 103969 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103972 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103986 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103995 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103996 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103997 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103998 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104000 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104001 4-6yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/3 5/3 5/3 5/4 5/4 5/4 5/5 5/5 5/6 5/6 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/5 5/6 5/6 F 1:00pm- 1:30pm F 3:45pm- 4:15pm Sa 9:00am- 9:30am Sa 11:00am-11:30am Sa 1:15pm- 1:45pm Sa 2:30pm- 3:00pm Sa 3:30pm- 4:00pm Su 11:30am-12:00pm Su 1:30pm- 2:00pm Su 3:15pm- 3:45pm Su 4:15pm- 4:45pm M 1:30pm- 2:00pm M 3:00pm- 3:30pm M 4:30pm- 5:00pm M 5:00pm- 5:30pm Tu 9:30am-10:00am Tu 2:30pm- 3:00pm Tu 5:15pm- 5:45pm W 10:30am-11:00am W 5:00pm- 5:30pm Th 2:00pm- 2:30pm Th 4:30pm- 5:00pm F Sa Sa Sa Su Su W Th Th 5:00pm- 5:30pm 10:15am-10:45am 11:15am-11:45am 12:30pm- 1:00pm 11:45am-12:15pm 2:30pm- 3:00pm 4:00pm- 4:30pm 4:15pm- 4:45pm 5:30pm- 6:00pm

Ice Skating

Pre-Alpha, Teen/Adult
Cabin John Ice Rink 104175 12 & up 6 Classes 104177 12 & up 6 Classes 104178 12 & up 6 Classes 104180 12 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104155 12 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 5/1 5/3 5/4 5/6 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 9:00am M 12:30pm- 1:00pm Tu 7:00pm- 7:30pm Th 7:45pm- 8:15pm Sa 11:45am-12:15pm

Pre-Alpha Plus Prerequisite: Pre-Alpha
Learn forward stroking, one-foot glides, forward swizzles with a two-foot glide, backward swizzles and beginning snowplow stops.

Pre-Alpha Plus, Preschool
Cabin John Ice Rink 103251 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103252 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103253 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103254 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103255 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103256 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103257 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103259 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103260 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103261 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103238 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103241 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103242 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103243 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103244 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103245 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103246 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103248 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103249 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103250 4-6yrs 6 Classes $96 4/30 F $96 4/30 F $96 4/30 F $96 5/1 Sa $96 5/1 Sa $96 5/1 Sa $96 5/1 Sa $96 5/2 Su $96 5/2 Su $96 5/2 Su $96 5/3 M $96 5/4 Tu $96 5/4 Tu $96 5/4 Tu $96 5/5 W $96 5/5 W $96 5/5 W $96 5/6 Th $96 5/6 Th $96 5/6 Th 1:30pm- 2:00pm 3:45pm- 4:15pm 5:00pm- 5:30pm 9:30am-10:00am 10:00am-10:30am 11:00am-11:30am 1:45pm- 2:15pm 12:00pm-12:30pm 2:15pm- 2:45pm 3:45pm- 4:15pm 2:00pm- 2:30pm 11:00am-11:30am 2:00pm- 2:30pm 5:15pm- 5:45pm 2:30pm- 3:00pm 4:30pm- 5:00pm 5:30pm- 6:00pm 1:30pm- 2:00pm 5:15pm- 5:45pm 5:45pm- 6:15pm

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Wheaton Ice Arena 104159 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104161 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104162 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104163 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104165 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104166 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104182 4-6yrs 6 Classes Cabin John Ice Rink 103267 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103268 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103269 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103270 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103271 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103272 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103262 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103263 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103264 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103265 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103266 6-12yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104171 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104172 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104174 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104176 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104179 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104181 6-12yrs 6 Classes 104183 6-12yrs 6 Classes Cabin John Ice Rink 104190 12 & up 6 Classes 104191 12 & up 6 Classes 104192 12 & up 6 Classes 104194 12 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104185 12 & up 6 Classes

Pre-Alpha Plus, Preschool (cont.)
$96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/5 5/6 F 5:30pm- 6:00pm Sa 10:15am-10:45am Sa 11:45am-12:15pm Sa 1:00pm- 1:30pm Su 3:00pm- 3:30pm W 4:45pm- 5:15pm Th 5:00pm- 5:30pm

Alpha, Youth
Cabin John Ice Rink 103301 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103303 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103304 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103305 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103306 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103307 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103308 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103294 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103296 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103297 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103298 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103299 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103300 6-12yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/5 5/6 5/6 F 3:45pm- 4:15pm Sa 9:00am- 9:30am Sa 12:45pm- 1:15pm Sa 3:00pm- 3:30pm Su 12:00pm-12:30pm Su 1:30pm- 2:00pm Su 2:45pm- 3:15pm M 4:30pm- 5:00pm Tu 5:15pm- 5:45pm W 4:00pm- 4:30pm W 5:30pm- 6:00pm Th 4:00pm- 4:30pm Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

Pre-Alpha Plus, Youth
$96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/5 5/5 5/6 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/5 5/6 F 3:45pm- 4:15pm F 4:30pm- 5:00pm Sa 9:00am- 9:30am Sa 1:45pm- 2:15pm Su 12:30pm- 1:00pm Su 4:15pm- 4:45pm M 5:00pm- 5:30pm Tu 5:45pm- 6:15pm W 4:00pm- 4:30pm W 5:30pm- 6:00pm Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm F 5:30pm- 6:00pm Sa 10:15am-10:45am Sa 11:45am-12:15pm Sa 1:00pm- 1:30pm Su 3:00pm- 3:30pm W 4:45pm- 5:15pm Th 5:00pm- 5:30pm

Alpha, All Ages
Wheaton Ice Arena 104184 4 & up 6 Classes 104186 4 & up 6 Classes 104187 4 & up 6 Classes 104188 4 & up 6 Classes 104189 4 & up 6 Classes 104199 4 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/5 5/6 F 4:15pm- 4:45pm Sa 10:45am-11:15am Sa 1:30pm- 2:00pm Su 12:30pm- 1:00pm W 5:15pm- 5:45pm Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

Ice Skating

Alpha, Teen/Adult
Cabin John Ice Rink 104196 12 & up 6 Classes 106799 12 & up 6 Classes 104197 12 & up 6 Classes 104200 12 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 5/1 5/3 5/4 5/6 Sa 9:00am- 9:30am M 12:0pm- 12:30pm Tu 7:30pm- 8:00pm Th 7:45pm- 8:15pm

Pre-Alpha Plus, Teen/Adult
$96 $96 $96 $96 $96 5/1 5/3 5/4 5/6 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 9:00am M 12:30pm- 1:00pm Tu 7:00pm- 7:30pm Th 7:45pm- 8:15pm Sa 11:45am-12:15pm

Parent & Tot Ice Skating
Skating is fun, and great exercise for you and your child! This class teaches toddlers beginning skating skills, with Mom or Dad right there to help them feel safe. We’ll teach your child how to fall down and get up, march and march while moving on the ice. You’ll need basic skating skills yourself, and be ready to participate in on-ice activities with your child. Bicycle helmets recommended for beginners. Fee covers one child and one parent; please register child only.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103164 3-5yrs 6 Classes 103165 3-5yrs 6 Classes 103162 3-5yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 103905 3-5yrs 6 Classes 103949 3-5yrs 6 Classes $96 5/1 $96 5/1 $96 5/3 $96 5/1 $96 5/2 Sa 9:00am- 9:30am Sa 10:30am-11:00am M 1:30pm- 2:00pm Sa 10:15am-10:45am Su 12:30pm- 1:00pm

Alpha Prerequisite: Pre-Alpha Plus
Learn forward stroking, forward crossovers, and snowplow stop.

Alpha, Preschool
Cabin John Ice Rink 103286 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103287 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103288 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103289 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103290 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103291 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103292 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103293 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103277 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103278 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103279 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103280 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103281 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103282 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103283 4-6yrs 6 Classes 104211 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103285 4-6yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/3 5/3 5/4 5/4 5/4 5/5 5/5 5/6 F 3:45pm- 4:15pm F 5:30pm- 6:00pm Sa 9:30am-10:00am Sa 11:45am-12:15pm Sa 3:00pm- 3:30pm Su 12:00pm-12:30pm Su 2:15pm- 2:45pm Su 3:45pm- 4:15pm M 2:30pm- 3:00pm M 4:30pm- 5:00pm M 5:30pm- 6:00pm Tu 1:00pm- 1:30pm Tu 4:00pm- 4:30pm Tu 5:45pm- 6:15pm W 4:00pm- 4:30pm W 2:00pm- 2:30pm Th 4:30pm- 5:00pm

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Beta Prerequisite: Alpha
Learn backward stroking, backward crossovers and T-stops. Forward crossovers will also be reviewed.

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Beta, Preschool
Cabin John Ice Rink 103319 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103320 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103321 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103322 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103323 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103313 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103314 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103315 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103317 4-6yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/3 5/4 5/5 F 3:45pm- 4:15pm Sa 11:45am-12:15pm Sa 3:30pm- 4:00pm Su 12:30pm- 1:00pm Su 2:45pm- 3:15pm M 1:00pm- 1:30pm M 4:00pm- 4:30pm Tu 1:30pm- 2:00pm W 4:30pm- 5:00pm

Gamma Prerequisite: Beta
Learn forward outside and inside edges, forward outside and inside 3-turns, and beginning hockey stops.

Gamma, All Ages
Cabin John Ice Rink 104153 4 & up 6 Classes 106849 4 & up 6 Classes 106850 4 & up 6 Classes 106851 4 & up 6 Classes 104154 4 & up 6 Classes 106852 4 & up 6 Classes 104156 4 & up 6 Classes 104157 4 & up 6 Classes 104160 4 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104249 4 & up 6 Classes 104250 4 & up 6 Classes 104251 4 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/6 5/1 5/2 5/6 F 4:30pm- 5:00pm Sa 9:30am-10:00am Sa 12:15pm-12:45pm Sa 4:00pm- 4:30pm Su 1:00pm- 1:30pm Su 3:15pm- 3:45pm M 5:30pm- 6:00pm Tu 4:30pm- 5:00pm Th 4:00pm- 4:30pm Sa 10:45am-11:15am Su 10:30am-11:00am Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

Beta, Youth
Cabin John Ice Rink 103329 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103330 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103331 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103332 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103333 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103335 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103336 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103337 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103324 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103325 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103326 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103327 6-12yrs 6 Classes 103328 6-12yrs 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/2 5/2 5/3 5/4 5/4 5/5 5/6 F 3:45pm- 4:15pm F 5:30pm- 6:00pm Sa 9:00am- 9:30am Sa 11:45am-12:15pm Sa 1:15pm- 1:45pm Su 11:30am-12:00pm Su 1:30pm- 2:00pm Su 2:45pm- 3:15pm M 4:00pm- 4:30pm Tu 4:30pm- 5:00pm Tu 6:15pm- 6:45pm W 5:00pm- 5:30pm Th 5:15pm- 5:45pm

Ice Skating

Gamma Teen/Adult
Cabin John Ice Rink 104210 12 & up 6 Classes $96 106801 12 & up 6 Classes $96 104206 12 & up 6 Classes $96 5/1 5/3 5/6 Sa 9:30am-10:00am M 11:30am-12:00pm Th 8:45pm- 9:15pm

Beta, All Ages
Wheaton Ice Arena 104193 4 & up 6 Classes $96 104195 4 & up 6 Classes $96 104198 4 & up 6 Classes $96 5/1 5/2 5/6 Sa 10:45am-11:15am Su 10:30am-11:00am Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

Beta Teen/Adult
Cabin John Ice Rink 104204 12 & up 6 Classes 106800 12 & up 6 Classes 104205 12 & up 6 Classes 104203 12 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 5/1 5/3 5/4 5/6 Sa 9:00am- 9:30am M 12:00pm-12:30pm Tu 7:30pm- 8:00pm Th 8:15pm- 8:45pm

Delta Prerequisite: Gamma
Learn forward inside mohawks, backward mohawks, bunny hop, lunge, shoot the duck, a crossover/mohawk combination, and review skills from Gamma.

Delta, All Ages
Cabin John Ice Rink 104164 4 & up 6 Classes 106899 4 & up 6 Classes 106900 4 & up 6 Classes 104167 4 & up 6 Classes 104168 4 & up 6 Classes 104170 4 & up 6 Classes 104173 4 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104252 4 & up 6 Classes 104253 4 & up 6 Classes 104254 4 & up 6 Classes $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/3 5/5 5/6 5/1 5/2 5/6 F 5:00pm- 5:30pm Sa 9:30am-10:00am Sa 12:15pm-12:45pm Su 2:15pm- 2:45pm M 5:30pm- 6:00pm W 5:00pm- 5:30pm Th 5:15pm- 5:45pm Sa 10:45am-11:15am Su 9:45am-10:15am Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

Custom Ice Skating Classes
If your school or organization would like to take group ice skating lessons together at Wheaton Ice Arena or Cabin John Ice, call us! We’ll design a custom 6-week ice skating class especially for you, to match your specific ages and skill levels. Call or email our Skating Directors below for more info.

Let us design a class especially for your group! Cabin John Ice Elizabeth Priest, Skating Director 301-765-8620 Elizabeth.Priest@ MontgomeryParks.org Wheaton Ice Arena Samantha Hickey, Skating Director 301-905-3000 Samantha.Hickey@ MontgomeryParks.org

Delta Teen/Adult
Cabin John Ice Rink 104209 12 & up 6 Classes $96 106802 12 & up 6 Classes $96 104207 12 & up 6 Classes $96 5/1 5/3 5/6 Sa 9:30am-10:00am M 11:30am-12:00pm Th 8:45pm- 9:15pm

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Freestyle
Learn forward inside pivots, two-foot spin, beginning one-foot spin, forward spiral, back edges, half-flip and a waltz jump.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103373 5 & up 6 Classes 103374 5 & up 6 Classes 103371 5 & up 6 Classes 103372 5 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104256 5 & up 6 Classes 104257 5 & up 6 Classes $144 $144 $144 $144 $96 $96 5/1 5/1 5/3 5/5 Sa 10:15am-11:00am Sa 11:00am-11:45am M 7:15pm- 8:00pm W 6:30pm- 7:15pm

Freestyle 5 Prerequisite: Freestyle 4

Freestyle 1 Prerequisite: Delta

Learn lutz jump, axel jump, camel spin, combination spin (camel-sit-upright), and a fast back scratch spin. To complete this level, you must also pass the dance step sequence class (offered separately).
Cabin John Ice Rink 103384 5 & up 6 Classes $144 Wheaton Ice Arena 104261 5 & up 6 Classes $96 5/1 Sa 5/6 Th 11:00am-11:45am 7:15pm- 7:45pm

Freestyle 6

5/1 Sa 10:45am-11:15am 5/6 Th 6:45pm- 7:15pm

Prerequisite: Freestyle 5. Learn split, falling leaf, or stag jump, combination jumps, double salchow, layback, and spin combinations.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104262 5 & up 6 Classes $96 5/6 Th 7:15pm- 7:45pm
Fu n Workou ts for Adult s!

Freestyle 2 Prerequisite: Freestyle 1

Learn a ballet jump, half-lutz jump, one-foot forward scratch spin, two forward spirals on different edges, and a dance step sequence.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103377 5 & up 6 Classes 103378 5 & up 6 Classes 103375 5 & up 6 Classes 103376 5 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104258 5 & up 6 Classes $144 $144 $144 $144 $96 5/1 5/1 5/3 5/5 Sa 10:15am-11:00am Sa 11:00am-11:45am M 6:30pm- 7:15pm W 7:15pm- 8:00pm 6:45pm- 7:15pm

Specialty Offerings

Ice Skating

The two classes below are open to students of all ages (5 to adult). Ice Dance and Synchro Skating are great fun, and great exercise, too! Gather a group of friends and take a class together, or come on your own and make new friends.

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Ice Dancing Fundamentals

Freestyle 3 Prerequisite: Freestyle 2

Learn backward pivots, salchow jump, toe loop jump, change foot spin, back spiral, back three-turns and a dance step sequence.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103380 5 & up 6 Classes 103379 5 & up 6 Classes 103381 5 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104259 5 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 10:15am-11:00am $144 5/3 M 8:00pm- 8:45pm $144 5/4 Tu 9:30pm-10:15pm $96 5/6 Th 6:45pm- 7:15pm

Prerequisite: Gamma level or equivalent ability Introduction to basic ice dancing steps, including progressives, chasses, swing rolls, three-turns and mohawks. Partnering, posture, dance positions and timing will also be covered. Students will combine all of these elements by focusing on the Dutch Waltz, Canasta Tango, Rhythm Blues and Swing Dance.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103400 5 & up 6 Classes $144 5/3 M 9:15pm-10:00pm

Synchronized Skating

Freestyle 4 Prerequisite: Freestyle 3

Prerequisite: Passed Beta or above Synchronized Skating is the fastest growing segment of figure skating. If you love to skate and also love being part of a team, then synchro is for you! Skaters must have passed Beta or above (familiar with forward and backward crossovers) and will learn the five basic elements of synchronized skating: circles, blocks, lines, wheels and intersections while skating connected. Beginner moves skills will also be introduced.
Cabin John Ice Rink 104063 5 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 7:45am- 8:30am

Learn flip jump, loop jump, sit spin, and two back spirals on different edges. In order to complete this level, the student must also pass the dance step sequence class, which is offered separately.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103382 5 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 11:00am-11:45am Wheaton Ice Arena 104260 5 & up 6 Classes $96 5/6 Th 7:15pm- 7:45pm

CHEAP$KATE!
Come on out to Wheaton Ice Arena any of the days and times below, and skate for just $6.25 (which includes admission and skate rental!). Wednesdays
12:30 – 2:30pm 4:15 – 6:00pm 4:00 – 6:00pm 11:15am – 1:00pm

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Freestyle 4/5 Dance Step

Prerequisite: Passed Freestyle 3 and above

Take all the moves you’ve learned so far and put them together in this fun specialty class. You'll learn ISI dance step sequence patterns for Freestyle 4 and 5, and must pass this class in order to complete both Freestyle 4 and 5.
5/1 Sa 10:15am-11:00am

Thursdays Saturdays Sundays

Cabin John Ice Rink 103383 5 & up 6 Classes $96

Register for ice Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org Register for Montgomery classes April 20-26 (online or in person), and in person after April 26.

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No school? No problem! On many of the days Montgomery County Public Schools are off (teacher training days, etc.), Park Play Days are on. Bring your kids (ages 6-13) for a Park Play Day full of activities, including a ice skating and tennis lessons (weather permitting), arts & crafts, and fun team games and sports. Extended care is available after each Park Play Day for an additional fee.

Park Play Day - Extended Care

Extended care is available after each Park Play Day (5-6 pm); cost is $7/hour. Please pick up your child on time; the after-hours late fee is $1/minute. Extended care is for kids registered for Park Play Days only.
Cabin John Ice Rink 104661 6-13yrs 1 Class 104663 6-13yrs 1 Class 104665 6-13yrs 1 Class 104667 6-13yrs 1 Class 104669 6-13yrs 1 Class 104671 6-13yrs 1 Class 104673 6-13yrs 1 Class Wheaton Ice Arena 104675 6-13yrs 1 Class 104677 6-13yrs 1 Class $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 3/29 3/30 3/31 4/1 4/2 4/5 4/6 4/5 4/6 M Tu W Th F M Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Ice Skating

Cabin John Ice Rink 104651 6-13yrs 1 Class 104652 6-13yrs 1 Class 104653 6-13yrs 1 Class 104654 6-13yrs 1 Class 104655 6-13yrs 1 Class 104656 6-13yrs 1 Class 104657 6-13yrs 1 Class Wheaton Ice Arena 104658 6-13yrs 1 Class 104659 6-13yrs 1 Class

$40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40 $40

3/29 3/30 3/31 4/1 4/2 4/5 4/6

M Tu W Th F M Tu

9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm 9:00am- 5:00pm

$40 4/5 $40 4/6

M 9:00am- 5:00pm Tu 9:00am- 5:00pm

M 5:00pm- 6:00pm Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm

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Moves/Edges
These classes are designed for the Delta level and higher skater, and emphasize power, edge quality, extension of line, and quick, precise skating movements. USFS moves in the field patterns will also be covered.

Create a Great Skating Program

You know how to skate, and you’re working on your technical skills in other classes. Now learn to put your moves to music, and create a skating program! Two skill levels available.

Moves/Edges, Beginner
Cabin John Ice Rink 106949 5 & up 6 Classes 103394 8 & up 6 Classes 8 & up 6 Classes $144 Wheaton Ice Arena 104263 8 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 10:15am-11:00am $144 5/4 Tu 8:00pm- 8:45pm 103399 5/6 Th 10:00am-10:45am $96 5/6 Th 6:15pm- 6:45pm

You should be ble to do forward crossovers and a one-foot glide.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104265 6 & up 6 Classes $96

Basic Music Program Prerequisite: Beta

5/1 Sa

11:15am-11:45am

Moves/Edges, Intermediate/Advanced
Cabin John Ice Rink 103398 5 & up 6 Classes 103397 8 & up 6 Classes 103396 8 & up 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 104264 8 & up 6 Classes $144 $144 $144 $96 5/1 Sa 11:00am-11:45am 5/4 Tu 8:45pm- 9:30pm 5/6 Th 9:15am-10:00am 5/6 Th 6:45pm- 7:15pm

You should be able to do forward and backward crossovers, a lunge, and edge work.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104266 6 & up 6 Classes $96 5/1 Sa 11:45am-12:15pm

Advanced Music Program Prerequisite: Delta

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Ice Hockey
Hockey - Beginner Mitey Mites Hockey 3
Prerequisite: Mitey Mites 2

Come learn the fundamentals of hockey skating and stick handling! Equipment required: Caged helmet, elbow and knee pads (rollerblading type okay), gloves, cup, hockey skates (rentals available). Optional equipment: Flat stick, hockey gloves and shin guards.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104158 All Ages 6 Classes $96 5/1 Sa 10:45am-11:15am

Prerequisite: Passed Pre-Alpha in hockey skates

Mitey Mites 3 covers back swizzles with a two-foot glide, introduction to forward power turn, forward Ccut, forward crossovers, hockey stop introduction, introduction to backward C-cuts and backward skating. Equipment required: Caged helmet, flat stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, knee pads, shin guards, hockey pants and cup.
$144 $144 $144 $144 4/30 5/1 5/4 5/6 F Sa Tu Th 5:15pm- 6:00pm 7:45am- 8:30am 4:00pm- 4:45pm 5:15pm- 6:00pm

Hockey - Initiation

Prerequisite: Passed Hockey - Beginner

We’ll teach skating skills, hockey drills, and game rules. Equipment required: Caged helmet, elbow and knee pads (rollerblading type okay), gloves, cup, hockey skates (rentals available). Optional equipment: flat stick, hockey gloves and shin guards.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104169 All Ages 6 Classes $144 5/2 Su 9:45am-10:30am

Cabin John Ice Rink 103714 4-8yrs 6 Classes 103715 4-8yrs 6 Classes 103712 4-8yrs 6 Classes 103713 4-8yrs 6 Classes

Ice Hockey

Mitey Mites Hockey 4
Prerequisite: Mitey Mites 3

Mitey Mites Hockey 1

We’ll teach you how to hold the stick correctly, stand in place and hop, forward skating using both feet with a glide, snowplow stop, beginning pushing off inside edge, forward swizzles, back wiggles, one-foot glide and falling down/standing up quickly. Equipment required: Caged helmet, elbow pads and knee pads (rollerblading pads okay), gloves, cup, hockey skates (rentals available). Optional equipment: Flat stick, hockey gloves and shin guards.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103702 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103706 6-8yrs 6 Classes 103703 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103704 6-8yrs 6 Classes 103700 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103701 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103705 6-8yrs 6 Classes $96 $144 $96 $96 $96 $96 $96 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/4 5/4 5/6 5/6 F 2:30pm- 3:00pm Sa 9:15am-10:00am Sa 10:00am-10:30am Tu 4:45pm- 5:15pm Tu 5:15pm- 5:45pm Th 4:45pm- 5:15pm Th 6:00pm- 6:30pm

Prerequisite: Passed Pre-Alpha or Tot 3 in hockey skates

Mitey Mites Hockey 4 covers forward crossovers in a figure-eight pattern, back C-cuts, back crossovers on a circle, hockey stop and back V-stop. Equipment required: Caged helmet, flat stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, knee pads, shin guards, hockey pants and cup.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103716 4-8yrs 6 Classes $144 103717 4-8yrs 6 Classes $144 4/30 F 5/1 Sa 3:45pm- 4:30pm 7:45am- 8:30am

Mitey Mites Hockey 5
Prerequisite: Mitey Mites 4

We’ll teach forward power skating with proper strides, alternating forward crossovers, back crossovers in a figure-eight pattern and on a circle, forward edges, two-foot turn, back inside mohawks, backward crossovers straight down the ice, and power turns on proper edges. Equipment required: Caged helmet, curved blade on stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, knee pads, shin guards, hockey pants and cup.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103718 4-8yrs 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 7:45am- 8:30am

Mitey Mites Hockey 2

Prerequisite: Passed Pre-Alpha Plus in hockey skates, or Mitey Mites 1

Parent & Tot Hockey

Prerequisite: Passed Tot 1 or 2

Mitey Mites Hockey 2 covers the one-foot stride, onefoot snowplow stops, forward crossover walks, onefoot glides, forward swizzles with glide in-between, back swizzles and introduction to forward C-cuts. Equipment required: Caged helmet, flat stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, knee pads and cup.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103707 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103711 6-8yrs 6 Classes 103708 4-6yrs 6 Classes 103709 6-8yrs 6 Classes 103710 6-8yrs 6 Classes $144 $144 $96 $144 $144 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/4 5/6 F Sa Sa Tu Th 4:30pm- 5:15pm 8:30am- 9:15am 10:30am-11:00am 5:45pm- 6:30pm 4:00pm- 4:45pm

What’s more fun than learning to pass the puck to Mom or Dad? This is a great introduction to hockey for parents and their children (ages 3-5). Basic skating and stick handling skills will be covered. Equipment required: Bike helmet (or caged hockey helmet), knee pads, elbow pads and any type of gloves. Rental hockey skates are available; sticks provided. Please register only the child; fee covers one child and one parent.
$96 $96 $96 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 9:00am 5/1 Sa 11:00am- 11:30am 5/1 Sa 10:15am-10:45am

Cabin John Ice Rink 103815 3-5yrs 6 Classes 106950 3-5yrs 6 Classes Wheaton Ice Arena 103449 3-5yrs 6 Classes

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Hockey 1

Prerequisite: Passed Pre-Alpha in hockey skates

We’ll teach forward stroking, one-foot stride with recovery, forward two-foot swizzles with a glide, onefoot glides, walking crossovers, snowplow stop, backward swizzles, forward C-cuts and one-foot stride on a circle. Equipment required: Caged helmet, elbow and knee pads (rollerblading pads okay), gloves, cup, hockey skates (rentals available). Optional equipment: Flat stick, hockey gloves and shin guards.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103719 8-13yrs 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 9:15am

Prerequisite: Passed Alpha or above in hockey skates In Hockey 3, we’ll cover back C-cuts with a glide, back skating, back crossovers on a circle and straight down the ice, hockey stops, back V-stops, power turns, twofoot 3-turn and backward one-foot glide. Equipment required: Caged helmet, flat stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, shin guards and cup. Cabin John Ice Rink 103721 8-13yrs 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 8:00am- 8:45am

Hockey 3

Hockey 2

Hockey: Teen/Adult
Prerequisite: Pre-Alpha Plus

Ice Hockey

We’ll teach forward skating with recovery alternating feet, forward C-cuts on a circle, forward crossovers, one-foot snowplow stop, back swizzles with a two-foot glide, introduction to back C-cuts, forward crossovers on a figure eight and forward edges. Equipment required: Caged helmet, flat stick, hockey gloves, hockey skates (rentals available), elbow pads, shin guards and cup.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103720 8-13yrs 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 9:15am

Prerequisite: Passed Pre-Alpha Plus in hockey skates

Come learn the beginning fundamentals of hockey skating, including forward and backward crossovers, stops, stick handling and passing. Full gear required; hockey pants/shoulder pads optional. Rental hockey skates available.
Cabin John Ice Rink 103722 13 & up 6 Classes $144 5/5 W 8:00pm- 8:45pm

Power Skating for Hockey
Pre-requisite: Alpha or equivalent

Power Skating is for kids who want to learn skating skills for hockey. This class will take existing skills to the next level with emphasis on speed, quickness, power and technique. Full gear required.
Wheaton Ice Arena 104255 All Ages 6 Classes $96 5/2 Su 10:30am-11:00am

Who know what treasures you’ll find at Flea Market in the Park? Bring a friend and come check it out. Admission and parking are free! Clean out your attic, basement and garage, and make some cash! Rent a 10’ x 10’ space for just $25 and join the party. Register online at ParkPASS. org. Bring your own tables and chairs; rink is covered, with restrooms onsite. Load-in begins 7am.

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Spring Kick-Off Saturday, March 20
Then every 2nd & 4th Saturday, March–August, 9am-2pm

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Trips & Excursions
These trips are lead by experienced Park Naturalists who will provide special insights into the natural history, culture, flora and fauna of your journey.

Black Hill Visitor Center
Van Trip to Piccadilly Tea Room
Travel by van with us to rural Taneytown, MD for a very British high tea at Piccadilly Tea Room & Cafe. We'll check out the new gift shop, too. FOBH $40
103600 18 & up 1 Class $45 4/19 M 10:00am- 3:00pm

Brookside Gardens
Visit Buffy and Michael Zajic’s delightful garden at its spring peak near the charming town of Lewes. Mike, retired after years on staff at Brookside Gardens, continues to sharpen his artistic skills in the garden and at the easel. After a lovely lunch in the Zajic’s garden, we'll head to Shipcarpenter Square, a unique green commons with period houses and quaint private gardens. Finally, we'll swing by Pepper’s Nursery, full of uncommon plants for purchase. Fee includes transportation and a boxed lunch.
102654 18 & up 1 Class $95 4/20 Tu 7:00am- 7:00pm

Garden Excursion to the Delaware Shore

Trips & Excursions

Anacostia River Kayak Tour

Join us to explore this surprisingly scenic urban river. We'll put in at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, then paddle to the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, where we will disembark and explore the trails and gardens. We'll also paddle past the National Arboretum, then return to our put-in location. Pack a lunch. FOBH $45.
103102 18 & up 1 Class $50 5/1 Sa 8:30am- 4:00pm

Eco-Tour to Chincoteaque National Wildlife Refuge

Morris Arboretum & Edgewood Gardens

Assateague Island, Virginia has much to offer nature-lovers in the spring, including the return of warblers and shorebirds, blooming spring wildflowers, and emerging spring butterflies and dragonflies. We'll spend part of the day taking easy walks to observe migrants and local denizens in a diversity of habitats, from salt marsh to maritime forest. You'll also have the opportunity to help the CNWR staff implement their Monarch Management Plan by planting seaside goldenrod plugs on the flat, sandy inter-dune area of Tom’s Cove for a couple hours. Monarchs depend on the nectar of this plant to fuel them on their arduous fall migration to Mexico. You'll also have free time for relaxing, beachcombing or birding on your own. Trip led by Black Hill Naturalist Denise Gibbs, coordinator and primary researcher for the Chincoteague Monarch Monitoring Project at the refuge for 13 years, and Meadowside Naturalist Sandy Staples. Fee includes travel by park van and leadership; participants pay for meals and lodging. Contact Denise.Gibbs@MontgomeryParks.org, or call 301-444-3142 for a trip itinerary, list of what to bring, and information on motels. FOBH $95
103875 18 & up 3 Days $100 5/3-5/5 M-W 8:00am-8:00pm

Known for its impressive collection of woody plant species, the Morris Arboretum is 92 acres of lush gardens nestled in a historic landscape. The new canopy tree tour will offer us a birds'-eye view of abundant spring flowering plants and trees. John Lonsdale’s private garden, Edgewood, is known for pushing the hardiness "envelope" on dozens of decidedly unhardy plant species. Come be amazed by this little (1.7-acre) garden's international bulbs, spring flowering native wildflowers, and greenhouse collections! Fee includes lunch, garden admission, tours and transportation.
102449 18 & up 1 Class $115 4/28 W 7:00am- 7:00pm

Lost Gardens of the Brandywine Valley

The Brandywine Valley is home to some of the world’s most renowned public and private gardens, as well as some outstanding "best-kept secrets." Winterthur and the Jenkins Arboretum offer beautiful, naturalistic gardens and outstanding seasonal color, especially in spring. Enjoy the Lost Gardens of the Brandywine Valley exhibit, highlighting the region’s little-known private gardens at Winterthur, where we’ll also enjoy lunch. We'll also stop by Natural Landscapes Nursery, which specializes in native azaleas and rhododendrons. Fee includes admission, garden tours, lunch, and transportation.
102399 18 & up 1 Class $125 5/12 W 7:00am- 7:00pm

Kayak Trip to Blackwater Wildlife Refuge

Nursery Tour: Asiatica & McLean Nurseries

Our spring kayak overnight trip (three days/two nights) will be a return trip to Blackwater Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore. We will stay at the lodge on the Blackwater River, and paddle through to the refuge. Previous river kayaking experience is necessary. All meals, lodging and equipment is included. Contact Lynette Lenz for more details. FOBH $220
103876 18 & up 3 Days $225 5/15-5/17 Sa-M 8:00am-6:00pm

By popular demand, we're offering a trip to two nurseries featured in our Fall '09 lecture series. Asiatica, in Lewisberry, PA, is rarely open to groups, but owner Barry Yinger has invited us to view (and shop!) his impressive collection of new and extremely hard-to-find plants. McLean Nurseries in Parkville, MD, offers a wide selection of hard-to-find hollies, many of which were highlighted in Diane Lewis’ Fall '09 lecture. Fee includes coach transportation and boxed lunch.
102655 18 & up 1 Class $95 5/25 Tu 7:00am- 5:00pm

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Brookside Nature Center
Woodlawn Plantation and Pope-Leighey House
Travel with us to Alexandria, VA to visit Woodlawn Plantation. The historic red brick mansion bequeathed to the nephew and granddaughter of George and Martha Washington are located on the grounds, as well as the re- located Frank Lloyd Wright Pope-Leighey House. We’ll take guided tours of the mansion and the Pope-Leighey House, followed by a 19th century tea of sandwiches, fruits, scones, dessert and tea. Fee includes transportation, guided house tours and high tea. Reservations required.
101253 18 & up 1 Class $40 4/19 M 9:30am- 3:00pm

Terrific Tree and Tea Tour

Join us for a trip to several of Montgomery County’s champion trees to learn about tree care and the importance of trees in our lives. We’ll have tea under the grand sycamore at Locust Grove.
103735 18 & up 1 Class $40 4/30 F 10:00am- 2:00pm

Kayaking on the Patuxent

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Trips & Excursions

Flower & Herb Farm Foray

We’ll travel to Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm in Severn, MD for a guided garden tour, high tea and herbal craft. The family-run farm and nursery has been in operation for 30 years, and offers a variety of pesticide/herbicide free herbs, shrubs, native plants and vegetables. We’ll tour the themed gardens, enjoy a high tea of quiche, savories, scones, desserts and tea. Our herbal craft will be planting a pot of culinary herbs and spring annuals. Fee includes transportation, high tea, guided garden tour, and herbal craft. Reservations required.
101955 18 & up 1 Class $50 5/10 M 9:00am- 3:00pm

Slip into a kayak and start exploring the nooks and crannies of this illustrious river. We’ll paddle about a mile upstream searching for early flowers and late waterfowl, pokey muskrats and sharp-eyed osprey. After lunching on the river shore, we’ll paddle back and still have time to visit the Patuxent River Park’s country life museums. The day will present a rare view of Prince George’s county, and insight into its remarkable past. No kayaking experience is necessary, but paddlers should be competent swimmers. Bring water, a sack lunch and sun protection.
103549 18 & up 1 Class $20 5/21 F 9:00am- 4:15pm

Meadowside Nature Center
Local History in Sandy Spring, MD
This little town holds a lot of history! We’ll visit the Sandy Spring Museum (don’t miss the travelling dentist’s chair), Sandy Spring Slave Museum, and other local sites along the Underground Railroad trail. Meet at the Nature Center, and bring money for lunch. Naturalist: Sandy Staples
103729 18 & up 1 Class $25 3/11 Th 9:00am- 5:00pm

Locust Grove Nature Center
The Meaning of Nature in Art
How does a painting of a waterfall differ from the actual phenomenon? What does that painting reveal about the culture, sentiments and scientific atmosphere of the period in which it was painted? By examining some of the Corcoran’s Gallery’s most famous landscape paintings such as "Niagara" by Frederic Church, and "Mount Corcoran" by Albert Bierstadt, as well as other works of the Hudson River School, we’ll gain insights into how nature was perceived and promoted during the dawning of the American Industrial Age. Meet at the Corcoran Gallery lobby. Fee does not include $10 entry cost or lunch in the Gallery cafe.
101701 18 & up 1 Class $5 3/26 F 10:30am-12:30pm

Harrisburg History and Tea Tour

Featuring gilt and marble halls, a vaulted dome and vast rotunda, murals, sculpture, stained glass, sparkling crystals and gold leaf, Teddy Roosevelt called the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg "...the handsomest building I ever saw." We’ll tour the BeauxArts (American Renaissance) style statehouse, which tells the story of Pennsylvania rich history through its art and architecture. Then it’s time for tea at Sweet Remembrances in Mechanicsburg, complete with a tea talk, take-home recipes, and a full high tea. Time permitting, we’ll make a stop at The Rosemary House and Gardens for a little shopping. Naturalist: Sandy Staples
103736 18 & up 1 Class $40 3/25 Th 8:00am- 6:00pm

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Twelve thousand acres of wildlife habitat shouldering the Nation’s Capital is a rare find, and one to be treasured. Our visit to the Patuxent National Wildlife Refuge and Visitor Center will highlight the importance of preserving this refuge, and the animals that depend on it. We’ll take a tram tour around the center and still have time to view the newly refurbished indoor exhibits, or explore the nearby trails. Birding is good here, so bring your binoculars, and a bag lunch. Fee includes transportation to and from Locust Grove and the tram tour.
101900 18 & up 1 Class $15 4/16 F 10:00am- 2:00pm

Visit Madison’s Montpelier Mansion

Travel back in time on a visit to the beautifully restored home of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States and "Father of the Constitution." We’ll explore the new Visitor Center, tour the renovated mansion, and take in the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. After lunch in the town of Orange, we’ll return to explore the gardens and other buildings on the Montpelier plantation. Bring money for lunch. Naturalist: Sandy Staples
103738 18 & up 1 Class $35 4/8 Th 8:00am- 6:00pm

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Springtime at the Arboretum is a thing to behold! We’ll walk through hills of blooming azaleas and dogwoods, explore the Fern Valley native plant collection (with spice bush, prairie plants, shrubs, and woodland flowers), and learn about the uses of herbs (past and present) with a tour of thirteen different themed herb gardens (Native American, medicinal, Colonia era, and more). Bring money for lunch from A. Litteri, Washington’s oldest Italian grocery store and deli. Bring binoculars and a camera if you have them.
103747 18 & up 1 Class $20 4/22 Th 9:00am- 5:00pm

Heritage Rosarium Tour & More

Adkins Arboretum Van Tour

Beauty—both natural and man-made—abounds at this 400-acre native garden and preserve on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. We’ll walk through meadows, woodlands, and trails filled with more than 600 different species of native plants, and...artwork. Yes, there’s art installed in the meadows and woods, as well as the Visitor’s Center. We’ll also take a peek at the Spring Plant Sale. Bring a bag lunch and beverage. Naturalist: Sandy Staples
103752 18 & up 1 Class $24 5/7 F 8:00am- 5:30pm

In a feature story on NPR’s "All Things Considered," reporter Jacki Lyden wrote, "It takes an obsession to create a rose garden as glorious as the one Nick Weber has grown at his home in Ashton, Maryland." Weber’s "Heritage Rosarium" is filled with nearly 700 heirloom varieties of ramblers and climbers, nearly all of them "old roses" that existed before 1867 and are no longer available from commercial florists. Here’s your one chance this year to see (and smell!) this amazing display of flowers, and even take some home with you (bring $). Time permitting, we’ll explore other inspiring local gardens, and learn which plants and flowers we can grow to help attract and support birds, bees, butterflies, and other wildlife. Naturalist: Sandy Staples
103793 18 & up 1 Class $20 5/27 Th 9:00am- 5:00pm

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toads and salamanders. We’ll hike the stream valley and enjoy finding other signs of spring as well. Wear shoes or boots good for off-trail walking, and bring binoculars if you have a pair. Meet at Magruder Branch Stream Valley Park parking area, off Loghouse Road in Damascus.
103751 18 & UP FREE 10AM-NOON Brookside Nature Center

Explore wild Montgomery County with a Montgomery Parks Naturalist or Natural Resource Specialist! Discover beautiful public places close to home, and learn fascinating natural history from Park experts.
Locust Grove Nature Center

Early Morning Hike at Violettes Lock
We’ll hike along the Potomac River, looking for birds and native wildlife. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at Violettes Lock on the C&O Canal for this easy hike. Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more information.
103655 18 & UP FREE 9AM-11:30AM

Spring Hike
Discover early signs of the season and hike the natural surface trails in Wheaton Regional Park with us on this 3-mile hike. Wear hiking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a water bottle. Meet at Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902.
101112 6 & UP FREE 2PM-3:30PM

Brookside Nature Center

Riley’s Lock Hike
We’ll visit a pond in search of wood frogs, and look for other emerging wildlife along the Canal and Potomac River. Bring binoculars if you have a pair. Meet at the parking lot closest to the C&O towpath at the end of Riley’s Lock Road (Poolesville, MD 20837).
101111 18 & UP FREE 8:30AM-11AM

Black Hill Visitor Center

End-of-Vacation Hike at Little Bennett
Close out your spring break vacation with a hike at Little Bennett Regional Park, led by Black Hill Naturalist Lynette Lenz. We’ll look for signs of spring! Bring a water bottle and hat, and wear good hiking shoes/boots.
103651 3 & UP FREE 10AM-11:30AM

Meadowside Nature Center

Early Morning Hike at Swains Lock
We’ll hike along the Potomac River, look for birds and other wildlife, and learn fascinating facts about the Swain family of lockkeepers, after whom this lock is named. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at Swains Lock (Lock #21). Easy hike; bring your camera and binoculars if you have a pair. Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more information.
103732 18 & UP FREE 9AM-11:30AM

Meadowside Nature Center

Damascus Recreational Park Hike
This fascinating stream valley park, hidden among housing developments, is home to vernal pools—small, still pools that form in spring where toads, frogs, newts and salamanders lay their eggs. We’ll look for amphibian eggs and tadpoles, spring wildflowers and songbirds as we hike along. Bring your camera and binoculars if you have a pair. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at the parking lot next to the soccer fields off Kings Valley Road. Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more information.
103744 18 & UP FREE 8:30AM-11:00AM

Black Hill Visitor Center

Spring Amphibians & Vernal Pools Hike
Celebrate the first day of spring with a hike through Magruder Branch Stream Valley Park with Montgomery Parks Natural Resources Manager Rob Gibbs. Rob will guide you in exploring the park’s vernal pools to find frogs,

All programs are FREE and require advance registration. Register online at www.ParkPASS.org

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Locust Grove Nature Center Meadowside Nature Center

Snakes of Montgomery County
Are you afraid of snakes? Your fear may turn into appreciation as you learn how important they are to our ecosystem. Meet some of our live native snakes, and discover how they help to keep nature in balance. This program is for ages 6 to adults; siblings under the age of 6 are welcome with adult supervision. Meet at Locust Grove Nature Center.
104499 6 & UP FREE 6:30PM-7:30PM

Gone Fishin’
We’ll make our own cane fishing poles, then try them out on the shoreline of Lake Needwood. Largemouth bass, catfish, bluegill, crappie, and trout are just a few of the fish found in Lake Needwood—what will you catch? Meet Naturalist Glenn Rice at the Lake Needwood Boat House (15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Rockville, 20855).
103151 7-10 YEARS FREE 5:30-6:45PM

Meadowside Nature Center

Meadowside Nature Center

Early Morning Hike at Great Falls, MD
Take an easy hike along the C&O Canal with us to look for birds (possibilities: bluebirds, bald eagles, great blue herons) and native flora and fauna. Bring your camera and binoculars if you have a pair. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at the Tavern at Great Falls on the Maryland side of the Potomac River. Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more info.
103749 18 & UP FREE 8:30AM-11AM

Early Morning Hike at Riley’s Lock
Start the day with an easy hike down the C&O Canal, looking for birds and native wildlife and listening to fascinating facts of history and nature along the way. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at Riley’s Lock. Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more information.
103756 18 & UP FREE 8-10:30AM Brookside Nature Center

Meadowside Nature Center

Spring Hike at Triadelphia Reservoir
This hike is a birder’s delight! After marveling at the huge expanse of azaleas in bloom on the hillside, we’ll hike down to see a wide variety of birds you won’t easily find elsewhere in Montgomery County, including the cliff swallow. Cliff swallows build colonies of jug-shaped, enclosed mud nests on rocks, cliffs, and buildings—it’s quite a sight to see them flying overhead from the bottom of the reservoir! We’ll also keep an eye out for warblers, vireos, thrushes and other species, so bring your camera and binoculars if you have a pair. Meet Naturalist Sandy Staples at Brighton Dam Information Center in Patuxent State Park (near Brookeville). Reservations required; print your ParkPASS confirmation for directions, or call 301-924-4141 for more information.
103754 18 & UP FREE 8:30AM-1PM

Explore a Park: Ag History Farm Park
New to the area, or just want to get out for a hike with other people? Join us as we hike through the beautiful Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood. Meet at the Ag History Farm’s Activity Center parking area, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD, 20855.
101113 18 & UP FREE 9:30AM-11:30AM

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These “wild” and free activities are brought to you by the four Montgomery Parks Nature Centers. Be sure to look through their other classes, events and summer camps in this Guide!

For detailed directions to the meeting spots for these events, print your ParkPASS registration confirmation receipt.

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91 private, wooded campsites in a beautiful 3,700 acre park Weekend camping on Friday & Saturday nights begins March 5; see website for details Full-facility daily camping begins April 1, with weekend activities for campers
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Black Hill Visitor Center
20926 Lake Ridge Dr. • Boyds, MD 20841 • 301-916-0220 • BlackHillNature.org November-March: Open Saturday & Sunday, 11am-6pm April 1-October 31: Open daily 11am-6pm • Trails open daily, dawn to dusk.

Toddlers Ages 1 - 6
Nature Play Group

Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Adults Ages 18 & up

Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Meet weekly at Black Hill Visitor Center for a natureoriented playgroup. This new loosely structured program will be led by Volunteer Naturalist Krisna Becker for parents to enjoy spending an afternoon outside with their child. Great opportunity to play in a natural setting with other children! Dress for the weather. FOBH $4
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Nature Craft Projects

Black Hill Visitor Center

These classes are designed for teachers or group leaders who may be looking for craft projects for children to help them get closer to nature. Volunteer Naturalists: Peg Dorgan & Judy Briggs.

We’ll use playdough and items we collect outside.
103748 18 & up 1 Class

Animal Puppets

106999 1-5yrs 107000 1-5yrs 107001 1-5yrs

March Mondays April Mondays May Mondays

$2 $2 $2

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1:00pm- 2:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm

5 Classes $5 4 Classes $5 4 Classes $5

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We’lgo outside to collect materials.
103099 18 & up 1 Class

Twig and Pine Cone Wreath Twig Weaving

We’ll go outside to collect materials.
103104 18 & up 1 Class 4/10 Sa

Babes in the Park

Parents, bring your tots and explore the park and all the wonders of nature. We’ll take a guided hike, read different nature stories and make a craft together. Dress for the weather. Register and pay for the children only. Naturalist: Lynette Lenz FOBH $3
102950 102951 102952 3-6yrs 3-6yrs 3-6yrs 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class $4 $4 $4 3/9 Tu 10:00am-10:45am 4/20 Tu 10:00am-10:45am 5/4 Tu 10:00am-10:45am

Programs for All

Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

A Bird Walk for Families: Spring

Turtle Tales

Hear a story about a child who found turtles in her sandbox. We’ll touch real turtle shells, examine different types of turtles, and take a walk to see live turtles. We’ll finish up with a turtle craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Volunteer Naturalists: Peg Dorgan and Judy Briggs. FOBH $1
102899 3-6yrs 1 Class $2 5/26 W 11:00am-12:00pm

Join Beth and Keith Hamilton, birders, educators, and owners of the Wild Birds Unlimited store in Germantown, for an afternoon of bird-watching fun. Bring binoculars or borrow ours. March 14 walk will be held in Little Bennett Regional Park; meet at the Kingsley Schoolhouse parking lot off Clarksburg Rd. April and May walks will be held in Black Hill Regional Park; meet at the Visitor Center. FOBH $1
102749 6 & up 1 Class 102750 6 & up 1 Class 102751 6 & up 1 Class $2 $2 $2 3/14 Su 4/11 Su 5/2 Su 7:00pm- 8:30pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm

Satellites Above

Children Agesunless otherwise noted. 6-12 Registration is required
Under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Nature’s Explorers

Volunteer Naturalist Jim Cook will show you how to find out when the Space Shuttle, international Space Station, Iridium Flares and other spacecraft and satellites will pass by in the skies, and how to spot them. Weather permitting, we’ll go outside after our talk to see if we can find any. FOBH $1
103740 4 & up 1 Class $2 3/18 Th 7:00pm- 8:30pm

Homeschooled children (ages 6-12) are invited to learn about different aspects of nature and science. Please dress for the outdoors. FOBH $5
102962 6-12yrs 1 Class $6 3/11 Th 11:00am-12:30pm 102963 6-12yrs 1 Class $6 4/8 Th 11:00am-12:30pm 102964 6-12yrs 1 Class $6 5/6 Th 11:00am-12:30pm

NASA’s space shuttle program is expected to end this year and there may only be a few more chances to see it orbiting above us! So we hope to schedule occasional spur-of-the-moment shuttle sighting meetups when viewing conditions are good. If you'd like to join us, email Anna.Robinson@MontgomeryParks.org and we'll add you to our Space Shuttle email list. You'll will be notified of meetups a few days before each viewing date as they're scheduled.

See the Space Shuttle Pass Overhead!

Fr i e n d s o f Black Hill Spring Meetings Tuesday, March 23 6:30-8:30pm Tuesday, April 27 6:30-8:30pm Tuesday, May 25 6:30-8:30pm

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Black Hill Visitor Center
Saturday, April 24, 2010

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Explore the wonders of the heavens with us!

Celebrate National Astronomy Day with the Montgomery County Astronomers Group, the Black Hill Naturalist staff and amateur astronomer volunteers! We’ve put together a full day and night of exciting presentations and activities for all (ages 5-adult). All programs are FREE!

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Sunspot Overview

Break for Dinner
6:30pm – 7:15pm

Learn all about these powerful storms and how they affect Earth.

What’s Out Tonight?

Sunspot Viewing 
2:00pm – 4:25pm

Come get an overview of tonight’s sky, to help prepare you for the outdoor viewing at 8:30 pm. 7:30pm – 8:25pm

Safely view sunspots with volunteer astronomers.

Astronomy Video Theater

Keynote Speaker TBA

Watch programs about our Moon (the “star” of tonight’s stargazing), its origin, mysteries, and importance for life on Earth. 4:30pm – 4:55pm

At press time, we were in the middle of our search to find the very best, most fascinating keynote speaker for our Astronomy Day celebration. Check our website—we’ll post updated info as soon as it’s available! 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Astronomy Resources: Top Picks

Let us help you find the very best resources to help expand your love and knowledge of the night sky—magazines, books, observing aids, websites in cyberspace, and more. 5:00pm – 5:35pm

Outdoor Viewing of the Night Sky 

Learn some constellations and maybe spot a satellite or two with our Volunteer Naturalist. Join our volunteer astronomers to view different astronomical wonders through telescopes and binoculars. Visit separate stations to see the Moon and lunar craters, Saturn, star clusters and more.

Satellites Above

Learn how use the Internet to find out when the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, Iridium Flares and other spacecraft and satellites will be passing in the evening and predawn sky above, and how to spot them.

 Denotes an outdoor observing program that may be

canceled in the event of overcast skies, or rain. If the weather’s bad, we’ll show a related video in the Visitors Center during those program times.

Black Hill Visitor Center | Black Hill Regional Park 20926 Lake Ridge Dr. | Boyds, MD 20841 | 301-916-0220 | BlackHillNature.org |

MontgomeryParks.org Bluebird Monitors Meeting & Orientation Native Plant Sale
Shop for nursery-propagated native wildflowers for your yard and garden, many of which are nectar and host plants for butterflies. The sale is offered by the Friends of Black Hill Nature Programs, and all proceeds will be donated to Black Hill Nature programs. Look for it across from Black Hill park office, behind the old maintenance yard. Contact Denise Gibbs at 301-444-3142 for information on species and possible pre-orders. Free; no registration required.
102699 102700 All Ages 1 Class All Ages 1 Class Free 4/30 F Free 5/1 Sa 5:00pm- 7:00pm 9:00am-12:00pm

Current and new bluebird monitors are invited to meet to discuss their 2010 bluebird trails, and receive data sheets, new boxes and other supplies. Contact Naturalist Denise.Gibbs@MontgomeryParks.org in advance of this meeting if you'd like to be a volunteer bluebird monitor. No registration required.
102752 All Ages 1 Class Free 3/20 Sa 10:00am-11:00am

Beautiful Bluebirds

Learn where these special native birds live, how they nest, how to attract them to your yard and help them survive. Get instructions on how to build and monitor your own bluebird nest box and other useful info. Homeowners and bluebird fans welcome! Volunteer Naturalists: Ed Escalante & Donna Marino. FOBH: $1
102849 10 & up 1 Class $2 3/20 Sa 12:30pm- 2:00pm

Beginning Recreational Kayaking

Black Hill Visitor Center

Mole Salamander Search

Join salamander enthusiast and Volunteer Naturalist Elmore Brown to observe huge spotted and marbled salamanders. Meet at the Visitor Center and we'll go by van to the their secret digs. Wear waterproof boots, or shoes you don't mind messing up! FOBH $12
100811 6 & up 1 Class $14 3/28 Su 12:00pm- 3:30pm

Kayaking is even more fun that it looks! Come learn how to paddle on flat water in recreational solo kayaks on Little Seneca Lake. Learn basic strokes, entries and exits, boat control, and more. We won’t roll, but you’ll get wet, so dress accordingly. You must be able to swim. All necessary equipment provided. Please wear water-friendly clothing with a hat and strap-on water sandals or shoes. No slip-on sandals, please. Bring extra water and sunscreen. FOBH $10
102903 102900 102901 12 & up 1 Class 12 & up 1 Class 12 & up 1 Class $8 $8 $8 5/6 Th 5/13 Th 5/25 Tu 6:30pm- 8:30pm 6:30pm- 8:30pm 6:30pm- 8:30pm

Join Naturalists Lynette Lenz and Denise Gibbs for workshops and self-guiding displays on ways to conserve water in your own yard. Workshops are appropriate for ages 8 and up, but all ages are welcome to visit the displays. Free; register for workshops. Learn where to purchase one, how to make one, and how and where to install one on your property. See how rain barrels work and check out at the rain barrels at our garden shed.
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Earth Day Special Event

Bluebird Meadow Walk

Barrels

Celebrate the return of bluebirds this spring! Eastern Bluebirds are making a comeback, thanks to the efforts of many volunteers who manage nest box trails. We’ll walk through the meadow and into the forest, looking for the bright blue adults as well as songbirds, spring wildflowers, and other signs of spring. Use our binoculars or BYO. Be prepared for damp or muddy trails. Meet at Wilson’s Mill parking lot off Clarksburg Rd. in Little Bennett Regional Park. Volunteer Naturalists: Sujata Roy and Ed Escalante. All ages welcome, but no strollers, please. FOBH $1
102850 1 & up 1 Class $2 5/8 Sa 10:00am-11:30am

Enjoy a guided tour of our Hummingbird Rain Garden, and learn what's involved in creating your own rain garden. Gardening tips and lists of suitable flowering plant species will be provided.
103874 8 & up 1 Class Free 4/17 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm

Gardens

Join our Volunteers and Friends of Black Hill Nature Programs in planting nectar-rich flowers in our display hummingbird and butterfly gardens. All helpers may take home some plants for their own yard and container gardens. Coordinator: Naturalist Denise Gibbs. Free; no registration required.
102701 102702 5 & up 5 & up 1 Class 1 Class Free 5/10 M 9:00am-12:00pm Free 5/11 Tu 9:00am-12:00pm

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8 & up 1 Class

Free 4/17 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm

Wildlife Garden Planting Days

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Come with us on a FREE Naturalist-led hike this spring! Spring Amphibians & Vernal Pools Hike Saturday, March 20, 10am-Noon End-of-Vacation Hike at Little Bennett Tuesday, April 6, 10-11:30am See pp. 134-135 for registration info and more Wild Montgomery activities.

Hummingbirds: Flying Jewels

Join Naturalist Lynette Lenz to learn about these amazing "flying jewels" of our gardens. We'll discover their favorite flowers, observe their behavior, and then make a hummingbird feeder to take home. Register and pay for one person for each family. FOBH $5
102990 3 & up 1 Class $6 4/17 Sa 3:00pm- 4:30pm

Snakes

Budding naturalists are invited to come and learn about snakes and why they’re important in the balance of nature. Learn how to recognize a poisonous snake, and meet a non-venomous snake. FOBH $4
103699 3 & up 1 Class $5 4/27 Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Use our binoculars to find beaver lodges and feeding sites, and (hopefully) beavers! Soon insectivorous bats will appear, and our ultrasonic transducer bat detector will tell us where they’re feeding and flying. Children must be at least 6, and with an adult. Please register and pay for all participants. FOBH $5
102979 102981 6 & up 6 & up 1 Class 1 Class $6 $6 5/13 Th 7:00pm- 8:30pm 5/28 F 7:00pm- 8:30pm

Bats & Beavers Pontoon Boat Cruise

See page 131 for Black Hill Visitor Center’s Spring Trips & Excursions.

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Dig into the past!
$8 per person/$15 family Bring a bag lunch & digging clothes!

ArchaeologyDay
at Needwood Mansion
6700 Needwood Rd., Derwood, Maryland
BROUGHT TO YOU BY

The Archaeology Society of Maryland, Mid-Potomac Chapter Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

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Save the Forest ~ Have Fun ~ Win Prizes!
eliminate garlic mustard plants from

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easy to pull.

CHALLENGE
Take the Challenge...
Saturday, April 24 Sunday, April 25 and location, and sign up.

For times, locations and more details go to:

WeedWarrior.org

Want to set up a group pull in your area? Email Lynette.Scaffidi@MontgomeryParks.org, or call 301-962-1346.

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Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Avenue • Wheaton, MD 20902 • 301-962-1480 • BrooksideNature.org Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9am-5pm, and Sunday 1-5pm. Trails open daily, dawn to dusk.

Toddlers & Preschool Ages 1-6
Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Awesome Amphibians
101123 3-5yrs 1 Class $4

Meet some of the nature center’s amphibians, then go on a hike to look for wild ones.
4/27 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm

Brookside Nature Center

Hoppers

Hoppers, hoppers everywhere! Hear a hopping good story, then look in our ponds and woods for frogs, birds, bugs, and other animals that hop.
101139 3-5yrs 1 Class $4 3/23 Tu 1:30pm-2:15pm

Hands-On Science: Bubbles to Rainbows

Pre-K Bird Families

Birds make new families in spring. Learn about different kinds of bird families, and how people are like crows.
104014 3-5yrs 1 Class $4 3/24 W 1:30pm-2:15pm

Spark your child’s interest in science with interactive experiences designed to encourage exploration as we learn about solar energy. Create your own sun print picture with light sensitive paper. How does a sundial work? Find rainbows in your very own sun bouncer. How can you make ultraviolet beads change colors? Four classes, Tuesday May 4, 11, 18 & 25.
101949 4-5yrs 4 Classes $25 5/4 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm

Time for Tots
• Slimy

Baby Animals
101950 3-5yrs

It's spring, and frogs and salamanders are busy laying jelly-like, slimy eggs! Join us for a puppet show, then hike to our frog pond to see what's going on.
101141 18-36mos 1 Class 101142 18-36mos 1 Class
• Beautiful

Frog Eggs

We'll listen to a story, then look and listen for signs of baby animals.
1 Class $4 5/5 W 1:30pm-2:15pm

$4 $4

3/26 F 3/26 F

9:30am-10:15am 10:30am-11:15am

Growing Spring Flowers
101999 3-5yrs 1 Class $4

Plant a flower in a pretty pot that you decorate.
5/12 W 1:30pm-2:15pm

Join us for a story, craft and easy walk to see different kinds of birds.
101267 18-36mos 1 Class 101268 18-36mos 1 Class
• Honeybees

Birds

$4 $4

4/28 W 10:30am-11:15am 4/28 W 11:30am-12:15pm

Ages 6–12 Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Children & Youth
Stream Adventure Series

Learn about the busy world of honeybees through a game and a hike.
102003 18-36mos 1 Class 102004 18-36mos 1 Class $3 $3 5/19 W 9:30am-10:15am 5/19 W 10:30am-11:15am

What do fish, birds, rocks and deer all have in common? You can find them all in our stream valley! Search for them and more as you explore the stream valley. Join us for one program or all three!
• Stream • Stream • Fish!

Fill the Feeders
101153 2-5yrs

101114 6-9yrs 101115 6-9yrs 101116 6-9yrs

Geology

1 Class 1 Class 1 Class

$4 $4 $4

3/9

Tu

4:00pm-5:00pm 4:00pm-5:00pm 4:00pm-5:00pm

Take a little hike with us, and help fill feeders with seeds for the birds.
1 Class FREE 4/1 Th 9:30am-10:15am

Valley Search

3/23 Tu 4/6 Tu

Baby Birds
101254 3-5yrs

Learn about the nests and eggs of different birds, and search outside for them.
1 Class $4 4/13 Tu 1:30pm-2:15pm

Pioneer Living

Find out what life was like on a pioneer homestead. Play games, do chores, and make a candle.
101149 6-12yrs 1 Class $4 3/30 Tu 2:00pm-3:00pm

Pre-K Swimmers
101259 3-5yrs

Look for birds, fish, frogs and more exciting swimmers.
1 Class $4 4/20 Tu 1:30pm-2:15pm

Phar-Out Physics!
101151 6-12yrs 1 Class

Have “phun” learning how physics affects you every day by carrying out some neat experiments.
$10 3/31 W 1:30pm-3:30pm

Take a trip for Montgomery Parks for Brookside Nature Center's Spring "Trips & Excursions." Register with us! See page 132 classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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Deer Trails

Learn about deer and walk in our woods looking for the paths they make. Find out when baby deer are born, and how they hide.
101154 6-9yrs 1 Class $4 4/1 Th 10:30am-11:30am

Possum and the Peeper

Peep! Peep! Peep! Possum wonders who’s making the awful racket that’s waking him up! Hear a story and take a hike to see who else wakes up in the spring.
101143 1-12yrs 1 Class $4 3/27 Sa 10:00am-11:00am

Carderock Hike

Enjoy a moderate hike on Section C of the Billy Goat trail in the Carderock Recreation Area. We’ll have good views of the Potomac and spring wildflowers. Meet at the Carderock Picnic Pavilion.
101160 6-12yrs 1 Class FREE 4/5 M 10:00am-12:00pm

Wind’s Wonders
101144 4-12yrs 1 Class

Through experiments and a craft, we’ll explore wind and how it affects our lives.
$5 3/27 Sa 3:00pm-4:00pm

Bluebirds in Your Backyard
101148 4-12yrs 1 Class $4 3/30 Tu

Brookside Nature Center

Climb to the Clouds

It’s Sky Awareness Week, so let your thoughts drift toward the clouds! Learn about weather, how clouds form, and make your own clouds.
101260 8-12yrs 1 Class $5 4/20 Tu 4:00pm-5:00pm

Hear a story about bluebirds and then help us as we get our park boxes ready for nesting season.
11:00am-12:00pm

Vernal Pool Hike

Spring Flowers with the American Girls

Celebrate the beauty of the season by studying and drawing flowers like Samantha. Make a flower crown to take home for your doll.
101262 8-11yrs 1 Class $10 4/24 Sa 10:00am-11:30am

The life cycle of frogs, salamanders and other creatures depend on pools that form temporarily in the spring. Learn about vernal pool ecology and visit a vernal pool in the park.
101150 6-17yrs 1 Class $6 3/31 W 10:30am-12:00pm

Nature Tales and Trails: Hop into Spring
Enjoy a story, then search for frog eggs in our pond.
101157 3-8yrs 1 Class $3 4/3 Sa 10:00am-10:45am

Hike to the Planets
101951 6-12yrs 1 Class $6

Take a tour of the solar system without leaving Earth! Visit each planet in our tiny portion of the universe.
5/5 W 4:00pm-5:00pm

Hummingbirds on the Move!
101249 2-12yrs 1 Class $5 4/10 Sa

Nature Poems

Discover these amazing birds and make a feeder to take home with you. Kids under 6 will need adult help.
11:00am-12:00pm

Listen to some wonderful poems about nature, then ramble on our trails looking for plants and animals that inspire people to write poems.
101956 9-12yrs 1 Class $4 5/11 Tu 4:00pm-5:00pm

Animal Olympics

Think you can run faster and leap higher than an animal? Test your athletic skills and see how you stack up against the best animal athletes in the world.
102006 2-12yrs 1 Class $5 5/22 Sa 1:30pm-2:30pm

Mixed Ages Ages 1–17
Pine Lake Walk

Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Homeschool Programs
Registration is required unless otherwise noted.

Enjoy an easy 1.5 mile round-trip walk from the Nature Center to Pine Lake on natural surface trails. We’ll look for signs of wildlife along the way.
101105 3-12yrs 1 Class $5 3/6 Sa 10:30am-11:45am

Home School Series: Earth unearthed

Discover the world beneath your feet! We’ll experiment, sort through soils and rocks, and explore how earth is formed.

Who’s Been Hibernating?
101109 3-7yrs 1 Class $4 3/6

Find out who has been asleep this winter, and look for signs of animals waking up from a long winter’s nap.
Sa 1:00pm-2:00pm

101133 101134 101135

Soils and Erosion
11-17yrs 11-17yrs 11-17yrs

1 Class 1 Class 1 Class

$5 $5 $5

3/18 Th 4/15 Th 5/20 Th

2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm 2:00pm-3:00pm

• Rocks

and Minerals

• Landforms

Puppet Shows at BNC
• The

Our lively puppet shows highlight the current season and help young audiences learn about nature.
101127 1-12yrs 1 Class 101128 1-12yrs 1 Class
• Arbor

Home School Specials

Caterpillar and the Polliwog
$2 $2 $2 $2 $2 $2

3/17 W 1:30pm-2:00pm 3/30 Tu 10:00am-10:30am 4/6 4/7 Tu 10:00am-10:30am W 1:30pm-2:00pm 11:30am-12:00pm 1:30pm-2:00pm

These programs offer homeschooled children the opportunity to learn about natural and cultural history in an active group setting.
• Animal

101129 1-12yrs 1 Class 101130 1-12yrs 1 Class
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Day

Sort out clues to see what park animals do in the day.
101117
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Tracks & Traces
1 Class $4

6-12yrs

3/11 Th

2:00pm-3:00pm

101131 1-12yrs 1 Class 101132 1-12yrs 1 Class

You My Mommy?

5/21 F 5/21 F

Learn about Earth Day, then help the park by pulling invasive plants with us.
101118 6-17yrs 1 Class FREE 4/22 Th 2:00pm-3:00pm

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MontgomeryParks.org Home School Specials (cont.)
• Bird

Join a migration simulation to experience the challenges birds face on their long journeys.
101119 6-12yrs 1 Class $4
• All

Migration

Meet the Big Box Turtles

Get the story on why these big box turtles live at the Nature Center and not in the wild, and learn about wildlife rehabilitation.
102299 6 & up 1 Class FREE 3/20 Sa 9:00am-9:30am

4/29

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2:00pm-3:00pm

Learn the differences between honeybees, bumblebees and mason bees, and watch bees pollinate.
101120 6-12yrs 1 Class $4
• Earthworms

About Bees

Make It and Take It

5/6

Th

2:00pm-3:00pm

Easy-to-make crafts that you can take home. No reservations required; drop in anytime during program hours! Fee is per craft.
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Learn about these amazing creatures and make a worm farm to take home. Bring a widemouth glass jar with a lid.
101121 4-12yrs 1 Class $5 5/27 Th 2:00pm-3:00pm

101137 101138

Spring Sights and Sounds
All ages 1 Class $2 All ages 1 Class $2

3/21 Su 2:00pm-3:30pm 5/23 Su 2:00pm-3:30pm

Hummingbird Feeders

Brookside Nature Center

Preteens & Teens Ages 12–17
Registration required unless otherwise noted.

Scavenger Hunt on Your Own

Bike About for Teens

Bring your bicycle in ready-to-ride condition, water, snack and a bike helmet. We’ll ride about 10 miles along the bike trails in Wheaton Park and Sligo Creek. Meet at Wheaton Ice Arena parking lot.
101147 13-16yrs 1 Class FREE 3/29 M 10:00am-12:30pm

Pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at the Nature Center, search outside for different plants and animals, then return your completed sheet for a prize. No reservations required; drop in anytime during program hours.
101145 All ages 101954 All ages 1 Class 1 Class FREE 3/28 Su FREE 5/9 Su 2:00pm-3:30pm 2:00pm-3:00pm

Maydale at Sunset

Programs for All All ages
Salamanders Went Out on a Rainy Night!

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

We’ll hike through the woods and around the pond looking for who’s out and about in the park as the sun goes down. Meet at Maydale Park, 1638 Maydale Dr., off Briggs Chaney Road and Claude Lane.
101146 5 & up 1 Class $4 3/28 Su 7:30pm-8:30pm

Once a year, on warm, rainy nights, elusive spotted salamanders migrate to breeding pools to mate and lay eggs. Sign up now to join us on that unknown March date. We’ll call you the day of the hike. Meet at Maydale Park, 1638 Maydale Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20905, off Briggs Chaney Road and Claude Lane.
101099 All ages 1 Class FREE 3/? ? 7:30pm-8:30pm

March came in like a lion and goes out like a... Find out how March weather helps our plants and animals.
101152 3/31 W All ages 1 Class $4 5:00pm-6:00pm

Out Like a Lamb

Billy Goat Trail Hike

Catch a glimpse of these nighttime gliders and find out how they live. Rain cancels program; no reservations required.
101100 All ages 101101 All ages 101102 All ages 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class FREE 3/3 W FREE 4/5 M FREE 5/26 W 6:00pm-6:45pm 7:30pm-8:15pm 8:15pm-9:00pm

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Flying Squirrels

There’s no school today, so pack a lunch and go rock scrambling with us as we hike Section A of the Billy Goat Trail along the Potomac River. This is a moderate to strenuous hike, so be prepared! Kids under 12 must have a parent/guardian register and hike with them.
101155 8 & up 1 Class FREE 4/2 F 10:00am-2:00pm

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Come with us on a FREE Naturalist-led hike this spring! Riley's Lock Walk Sunday, March 7, 9:30am-11am Spring Hike Thursday, April 1, 2pm-3:30pm Explore a Park! Sunday, May 23 9:30am-11:30am See pp. 134-135 for registration info and more Wild Montgomery activities.

Family Fossil Foray

Awesome Amphibians

Meet some of the nature center’s amphibians, then go on a hike to look for wild ones. Reservations required for all; adults are free.
101122 All ages 1 Class $4 3/13 Sa 10:00am-11:00am

Come look for fossils, and find out how fossils are formed. You may find shark teeth, sea ray dental plates, whale bones or ancient shells! We'll meet at a field trip location TBA. Program is free, but participants are responsible for any park entrance fees.
101156 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/2 F 1:00pm-3:00pm

Wheaton Walkabout
101124 All ages 1 Class $4

Explore the season along the trails in Wheaton Regional Park. Walk will be approximately 1 mile.
3/13 Sa 11:30am-12:30pm

Amphibian Search

Pioneer Games Drop-In
101125 All ages 1 Class

We’ll search woodland vernal pools for salamander and wood frog eggs. Dress to get muddy! Meet at Maydale Park, 1638 Maydale Dr., Silver Spring, MD, 20905, off Briggs Chaney and Claude Lane.
101158 3 & up 1 Class $4 4/3 Sa 2:00pm-3:00pm

Drop by for self-guided play! Try your skills with some pioneer toys and games. No reservations required.
FREE 3/14 Su 2:00pm-3:00pm

Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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Nature Movie at BNC: Rabbits

Enjoy watching a movie about the exploits of two famous rabbits—Peter Cottontail and Benjamin Bunny. No reservations required.
101159 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/4 Su 1:30pm-2:00pm

Meet Divot the Box Turtle
101953 6 & up 1 Class FREE 5/8

Meet Divot up close and personal, and find out why he's so small and his shell is deformed.
Sa 9:00am-9:30am

Birds Eggs and Nests on Display
101252 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/11 Su

Wildflower Walk
102000 All ages 1 Class

Drop in and take a look at a variety of birds’ eggs and nests from our collection. No reservations required.
2:00pm-3:00pm

Hike our trails in search of blooming native flowers.
$4 5/15 Sa 9:30am-10:30am

Bird Bingo

Planting Spring Flowers

Brookside Nature Center

Paint a pretty flower pot, then plant seeds in it that will grow into beautiful spring flowers. Fee is per pot.
101255 All ages 1 Class $4 4/17 Sa 10:30am-11:30am

Stop by the Nature Center during program hours and pick up a bingo sheet at the front desk. Search outside for different bird behaviors and collect a bird sticker if you get bingo! No reservations required.
102002 All ages 1 Class FREE 5/16 Su 1:30pm-3:30pm

Fox Family in Spring

Visit fox dens and find out when young foxes are born, how they play and how they learn to hunt. Wear good walking shoes for this 1/2 mile walk.
101256 All ages 1 Class $4 4/17 Sa 2:00pm-3:00pm

Fox Den Hike

Learn about the life of a fox, then hike about 1.5 miles (roundtrip) to a known fox den to look for activity— and maybe catch a glimpse if we’re lucky. Reservations required for all; adults are free.
102005 4 & up 1 Class $4 5/22 Sa 10:00am-11:00am

Earth Day Invasive Plant Pull

Do something good for the earth today—join us to remove invasive plants. Students can earn SSL hours for their work! Bring gardening gloves and wear long sleeves and pants. Kids under 12 are welcome with accompanying adult. No reservations required.
101261 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/22 Th 4:00pm-6:00pm

Stream Splash

Explore the stream with aquatic nets looking for crayfish, salamanders, fish, insects, and more! Wear old shoes or water shoes (no flip-flops or sandals).
102052 2 & up 1 Class $4 5/29 Sa 1:00pm-2:00pm

Garlic Mustard Pull

Movies and Marshmallows

Join today’s all-county Garlic Mustard Challenge and help us clear this invasive weed from the park. Bring your filled bags to the garlic mustard weigh-in-- you may win the grand prize! Bring work gloves, or borrow ours. No reservations required for individuals; organized groups please call 301-962-1346 to register.
101263 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/24 Sa 12:00pm-1:30pm

Roast marshmallows and watch a nature movie under the stars featuring a cartoon character who speaks for trees. No reservations required; rain cancels program.
102053 All ages 1 Class FREE 5/29 Sa 8:30pm-9:30pm

Adults Ages 18 & up
Amphibian Search

Garlic Mustard Weigh-In

Registration required unless otherwise noted. We’ll search woodland vernal pools for salamander and wood frog eggs. Dress to get muddy! Meet at Maydale Park, 1638 Maydale Dr., Silver Spring, MD 20905, off Briggs Chaney and Claude Lane.
101126 18 & up 1 Class $4 3/16 Tu 10:00am-11:00am

SPRING TRIPS
with Brookside Nature Center

Bring your bags of garlic mustard to be weighed at our weigh station. Thank-you gifts for all, and one grand prize to the person or group who pulled the most weeds (by weight). No reservations required.
101264 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/24 Sa 1:30pm-2:00pm

Invasive Plant Pull

Monday, April 19 9:30am-3pm

Woodland Plantation & Pope-Leighey House

Help us clear garlic mustard from the park. Bring work gloves, or borrow ours; you may even get a prize for helping! No reservations required for individuals; organized groups please call 301-962-1346 to register.
102099 All ages 1 Class FREE 4/25 Su 10:30am-11:30am

Ladies Hike Out

Meet other women and hike park trails together. Bring water and a snack, and wear your hiking clothes/ boots.
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Flower & Herb Farm Foray
Monday, May 10 9am-3pm See all the details, and more Spring Trips hosted by our Nature Centers on pages 131-133.

Springtime on the Homestead

Help us plant the herb garden, chink and whitewash the cabin, and play games at our pioneer cabin. Take home herbs for your garden when we're done!
101270 All ages 1 Class $8 5/1 Sa 12:30pm-1:30pm

We’ll hike just off the George Washington Parkway, enjoying spring flowers as we descend to the flood plain, then climb back up to the Parkway. Trail is steep at times. Meet at Turkey Run Park, Area B parking lot by the restrooms.
101250 18 & up 1 Class
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Run

FREE 4/11 Su

9:00am-12:00pm

Snakes Alive

Meet and touch some of our live local snakes. Learn what they eat, where they live, how they move, and more. Reservations required for all; adults are free.
101271 All ages 1 Class $4 5/2 Su 2:00pm-3:00pm

Meet at Winding Creek Local Park, 12326 Dewey Rd., Wheaton, MD 20906
101251 18 & up 1 Class FREE 5/30 Su 9:00am-12:00pm

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MontgomeryParks.org Spring Flower Walk
Look for spring wildflowers in our woods. We’ll learn how to identify the tiny spring beauty flowers and violets that carpet the forest floor and some of our lovely flowering trees and shrubs. Find out how to use a wildflower field guide. Beginners welcome.
101257 18 & up 1 Class $4 4/18 Su 11:00am-12:00pm

After Work Nature Walk

End your work day with a fun, relaxing walk on our trails looking at and learning about nature. Enjoy the evening bird concert provided by wood thrushes, cardinals and robins. Find out how to use a field guide to identify birds. Beginners welcome.
102051 18 & up 1 Class $4 5/25 Tu 7:00pm-8:00pm

Woodland Wildflowers
101265 18 & up 1 Class

Enjoy a stroll through our woods looking for woodland wildflowers.
FREE 4/25 Su 12:00pm-1:00pm

Nature Book Group Red-Tails in Love
Interested in nature, natural history, ecology and wildlife? Join our new Nature Book Group! Every other month, we'll meet to discuss a contemporary nonfiction, naturethemed book. At our first meeting, we'll discuss Red-Tails in Love, Marie Winn’s delightful true story of a red-tailed hawk pair nesting in New York City. Come prepared to discuss! The Naturalist leading the group will also share a list of upcoming books and meeting times. Join us Tuesday, April 27 • 7:00-8:30pm Brookside Nature Center FREE for adults 18 & up Register for ParkPASS #101266

Spring Wildflowers of NW Branch

Brookside Nature Center

Hike a leisurely two miles along Northwest Branch in search of woodland spring ephemerals such as trout lily, Virginia bluebells, and spring beauties. Van transportation provided from BNC to the trail head.
101269 18 & up 1 Class $8 5/1 Sa 9:00am-11:00am

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Bike About: Capital Crescent Trail

Bring your bicycle in ready-to-ride condition, water, snack and a bike helmet. We’ll start on the Capital Crescent Trail in Bethesda & ride about 20 miles to Alexandria, eat our lunches and then come back on the Metro. Meet at Bethesda Ave. Capital Crescent trail, across from Barnes and Noble book store.
101952 18 & up 1 Class $3 5/3 M 9:30am-3:30pm

Hiker’s Delight: Billy Goat Trail

Dust off your boots, grab a daypack with your lunch and plenty of water, and join a naturalist for an extended hike. We’ll hike all three sections of the Billy Goat Trail. Sections B and C are moderate to easy, but Section A is strenuous, so you'll need good hiking skills. Meet in parking lot across from Old Angler’s Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd. Potomac, MD 20854
102050 18 & up 1 Class FREE 5/24 M 9:30am-4:00pm

Have fun, contribute to your community and learn about nature while volunteering at beautiful Brookside Nature Center. Ongoing volunteer opportunities include:
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Are you interested in native plants and gardening for wildlife? Come learn about our native plant and butterfly gardens and how to care for them. No gardening experience necessary! For volunteers and volunteer applicants.
102001 8 & up FREE 5/15 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm

Volunteer Naturalists Naturalist Aides Nature Center Hostesses and Hosts Native Plant Gardeners Invasive Plant Removal Grounds Keeping Community Service & Eagle Scout projects

Let us know if you have a particular skill, but no previous experience is needed—we provide on-the-job training. You'll need to submit a volunteer application before training. Visit ParksVolunteers.org and apply today! Questions? Please contact Jenny Aley at (301) 962-1483 or Jenny.Aley@MontgomeryParks.org

Save the Trees

On the first Saturday of each month from 2–4 pm, join us to help save the park trees by removing invasive plants. Call 301-962-1346 to let us know you’re coming. No experience necessary. Bring your own leather gardening gloves, or borrow ours. This is an SSL-approved project. Meet in the Nature Center.

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Locust Grove Nature Center
7777 Democracy Blvd. • Bethesda, MD 20817 • 301-765-8660 • LocustGroveNature.org Open Tuesday–Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday Noon-4pm. Trails open daily, dawn to dusk.

Locust Grove Nature Center

Toddlers/Preschool

Spring into Spring!

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

Tot Time: The Dinosaurs Are Back!

Big as a house, fierce as a dragon, swift as a snake, and utterly irresistible—that’s dinosaurs! Our interactive Tot Time session will invite your youngest naturalist to stretch his or her imagination and enter the realm of these unforgettable beasts through play, art, and simple science activities.
101656 1-3yrs 1 Class $5 3/6 Sa 11:15am-12:00pm

Jump like a frog, skip like a skipper, crawl like a caterpillar and don’t be left behind in winter! During our very active hike through the spring woods, we’ll test our agility skills as we give free rein to spring’s energy!
101702 3-6yrs 1 Class FREE 3/26 F 4:00pm-5:00pm

Locust Grove’s April Fools Hike

Not your ordinary hike through the woods today! This hike could get a little tricky. Keep your eyes open for surprising things that just don’t belong in the park.
104406 2-5yrs 1 Class $4 3/30 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm

Forest Kids

Have a Naturally Fun Party at Locust Grove!
Party Packages feature:

How do we connect children with nature and help them become good earth stewards? By playing outside! Our guidelines for play are simple: Get outdoors, hike, explore and go in the direction of your interests. The Locust Grove Play Facilitators will help your child engage in play and provide opportunities to raise caterpillars, grow plants, build forts and ask questions about this fabulous world. Dress your child for the weather—rain won’t stop the adventure. Playtime runs from 10 am-Noon. If you'd like to have your child stay for a cook-out lunch, an additional fee applies and class extends to 12:30 pm. A note to parents: Sorry, but this class is just for kids!
103742 103745 103746 4-5yrs 3 Classes $60 4-5yrs 3 Classes $60 4-5yrs 3 Classes $60 3/8 M 4/12 M 5/10 M 10:00am-12:30pm 10:00am-12:30pm 10:00am-12:30pm

Tot Time: Seeds!

Big or tiny, round or pointy, thin or fat, seeds are the beginning of life for many plants. We’ll examine their variety, mobility and ability to grow with our young naturalists.
101903 1-3yrs 1 Class $5 4/14 W 11:15am-12:00pm

Woodsy the Owl Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate Earth Day’s 40th anniversary by taking a scavenger hike to discover the living things to be found in the sky, land and water.
104407 2-5yrs 1 Class $4 4/16 F 1:00pm-2:00pm

Tot Time: Natural Artists

Spring Babies

Use of the Nature Center for 2 hours • A seasonal nature program led by a Naturalist • A Naturalist-led hike

It’s still cold, maybe even snowing, but some wild mothers are already looking after their new babies. Join us to learn who might be growing up in hollow trees, underground burrows, or open nests.
104549 3-5yrs 1 Class $5 3/11 Th 10:00am-11:00am

Mud pies, sand paintings, simple weaving, doodling with chalk...we’ll provide the materials, nature will provide the backdrop and inspiration, and you and your child will bring the creative flair in this free-form, outdoors art extravaganza. Dress for a mess! Rain date is May 18.
103500 2-5yrs 1 Class $6 5/4 Tu 11:15am-12:15pm

All About Pancakes

Does Anyone Know Where a Hermit Crab Goes?

The $150 fee includes a two-hour room rental and program for 10 children. $5 for each additional child. For more info, visit

Pancakes, Pancakes and If You Give a Pig a Pancake are just a couple of the pancake publications we’ll explore as we learn how pancakes are made and enjoyed. Pre-cooked pancakes and syrup for everyone!
104400 1-3yrs 1 Class $3 3/12 F 11:15am-12:00pm

Get the answer to this question and more as we read and learn about the lives of hermit crabs and other shelled creatures of land and water.
104409 2-5yrs 1 Class $5 5/7 F 11:30am-12:30pm

Discovery Hike: Weather Wonders

Discovery Hike: Almost Spring!

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Hike through the park looking for signs of spring, then return to the Nature Center for a story and springtime craft.
104405 3-5yrs 1 Class $5 3/18 Th 1:00pm-2:00pm

April Showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? Join us for a rainy celebration to find out. Our hike will end with the planting of a few seeds for you to take home and grow.
104449 3-5yrs 1 Class $5 5/14 F 1:00pm-2:00pm

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Please note that children under 8 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise specified.

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Children/Youth

Programs for All

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

All Around the Campfire

Campfire Stories & Other Tall Tales

Learn the ins and outs of building a fire, and enjoy some s’mores afterwards.
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103723 103726

6-12yrs 1 Class 6-12yrs 1 Class

$10 $10

3/10 W 4:30pm-5:30pm 3/24 W 4:30pm-5:30pm

Join us for good old-fashioned fun around the campfire. We'll tell stories, play games, toast marshmallows and tell a few tall tales. Bring a few family-friendly stories of your own! Please register and pay for all attendees. Rain cancels event.
104399 3 & up 1 Class $3 3/5 F 6:30pm-8:00pm

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Saturday Birding at Cabin John

Let’s Get Outdoors: Junior Girl Scout Badges

Come learn and earn! Use the Nature Center’s staff and resources to earn your Wildlife or Earth Connections badges in this four-hour open program. Leaders are welcome to sign up a whole troop, but responsible adults must accompany each group.
103730 6-14yrs 1 Class $15 4/1 Th 10:00am-2:00pm

Feeling Froggy

What do April showers bring? Why frogs, of course! Join us for a swampy stroll to look for spring frogs, and listen for their sultry love songs. Wear boots you don't mind getting muddy.
104550 5-8yrs 1 Class $5 4/2 F 11:00am-12:00pm

Join Jay Jones, a Locust Grove volunteer and MOS member, bright and early on Saturday mornings as he leads bird walks on the trails of Cabin John Regional Park. Jay has been birding for 45 years and is familiar with the local birding scene. His enthusiasm for birds is contagious, and he looks forward to sharing it with novice and veteran birders alike. Kids over the age of 10 are welcome to attend with adult supervision. Bring binoculars if you have them, or borrow our spare pair, and don’t forget your field guide! If Saturday morning brings rain or poor visibility, the walk will be moved to the following Wednesday morning at the same time and location.
101650 101651 101652 101653 101654 101655 10 & up 10 & up 10 & up 10 & up 10 & up 10 & up 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE 3/6 3/20 4/10 4/24 5/8 5/22 Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa Sa 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am 8:00am-10:00am

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The World in Your Hands: Fun with Geography

See the whole USA and still be back home by the end of the day! Join us for the fun as we read There's a Map on My Lap!, then make a globe in a hands-on craft activity.
103733 6-9yrs 1 Class $5 4/17 Sa 1:00pm-2:30pm

Locust Grove Make It, Take It!

Nature Search Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy a spring evening searching for nature’s treasures. We’ve secreted clues along our trails for you to find. Complete the challenge and earn a prize! All participants must be accompanied by an adult.
104551 3-8yrs 1 Class $5 5/6 Th 6:00pm-7:30pm

Before you hit the trails or visit the play area, stop by the Nature Center to express yourself creatively! Anything goes as we bring out our craft materials. Paints, paper, scissors, yarn—let nature inspire and inform your artistic muse.
101699 3 & up 101700 3 & up 1 Class 1 Class $4 $4 3/7 Su 3/14 Su 2:00pm-4:00pm 2:00pm-4:00pm

Stroll into Spring

Sock Art

Learning and using natural dyes can be a "sole-full" experience! Brewing up shades of green, yellow and red from natural materials, we’ll tie-dye white cotton socks and proudly wear the results! Bring one pair of pre-washed cotton socks.
103550 6-12yrs 1 Class $6 5/13 Th 4:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for a relaxing wander into the woods. We’ll look for nests and eggs and listen for spring songs at the Cabin John campground. Hike meets at the campground entrance off Tuckerman Lane. Please dress for the weather and muddy conditions.
104599 5 & up 1 Class $2 3/20 Sa 12:00pm-1:30pm

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Tuesday in the Park

You may have heard of kid-friendly dogs, but do you know what it means to be a dog-friendly kid? By learning to read and speak "dog," you’ll be on your way to answering that question, and getting to know dogs on friendly terms.
104450 5/22 Sa 5-12yrs 1 Class 2:00pm-3:00pm FREE

Dog-Friendly Kids

Join a Park Naturalist or Ranger at the Cabin John playground off Tuckerman Lane to explore what’s happening outside! No registration required.
103728 1 & up 1 Class FREE 3/30 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm

Snakes of Montgomery County
Thursday, April 29 6:30-7:30pm See pp. 134-135 for registration info and more Wild Montgomery activities!

What’s Going on Cabin John?

Visit the nature table in the playground area off of Tuckerman Lane. Find out about upcoming camps and other park events.
104403 1 & up 104404 1 & up 1 Class 1 Class FREE 4/2 FREE 4/9 F F 10:00am-11:00am 10:00am-11:00am

You'll find Locust Grove Nature Center's up your Camps today at on page 161. Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set Summer accountbeginningParkPASS.org

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Campfire Lunch & Stories under the Sycamore

Adults

There’s something about a campfire that inspires a good story and a satisfying meal. Bring your own lunch to cook (or char) over the flames, and then sit back to enjoy some Native American springtime fables. We’ll provide s’mores and juice. Please register and pay for all attendees.
101901 1 & up 1 Class $2 4/6 Tu 11:30am-12:30pm

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

It’s Easy to Be Green

You don’t have to be Irish to wear your "green" (i.e. environmentally aware) badge proudly. Get your composting going now to prepare compost "tea" for your garden this summer.
103724 18 & up 1 Class $5 3/17 W 7:30pm-8:30pm

Feed the Birds!

Locust Grove Nature Center

What do birds eat for a mid-morning snack? Not Cheerios, that’s for sure! Find out as you help fill the feeders, learning our seed eaters’ taste preferences, names and behaviors in the process.
104452 3 & up 1 Class FREE 4/17 Sa 10:00am-10:30am

Adult Hike: Damascus Regional Park

Spying on Bluebirds

Venture to the other side of Cabin John Park to take a peek at our newer inhabitants. We’ll scout the telephone wires and fencetops for bluebird parents that are busy gathering juicy morsels for their young. Bring binoculars if you have them! This short hike is appropriate for ages 6 and up.
103499 6 & up 1 Class $4 4/20 Tu 4:00pm-5:00pm

Our paved trail parallels the Magruder’s Branch stream, where life is hopping (literally!) in the spring. We’ll walk two to four miles on a paved trail interspersed with boardwalks as we explore the wetland habitat and Monocacy watershed. Meet at the Damascus Regional Park parking lot, close to the trailhead off Sweepstakes Road.
101902 18 & up 1 Class $8 4/9 F 10:00am-12:30pm

Special Events

Registration required unless otherwise noted.

May Night Hike
There’s something about a May night - the air is gentle and refreshing, a scent of wildflowers lingers close to the ground, thin leaves overhead offer the merest concealment of the polished stars...Come sample the night for yourself as we walk through meadow and forest and tune our senses to the sounds, smells and magic of a spring night.
103551 6 & up 1 Class $4 5/7 F 7:45pm-8:45pm

Migration Mysteries

It’s International Migratory Bird Day, a time to celebrate the winged wonders we share with the Arctic Circle and South and Central America. Come out to sample bird-friendly coffee, make a bird craft, and learn how to help birds safely navigate their way home for the spring. All attendees, including adults, must register and pay.
104552 3 & up 1 Class $3 5/8 Sa 12:00pm-2:00pm

Locust Grove's first Green Thumb Festival celebrates plants and how we use them. Join us throughout the day as we feature native plants for sale, tree care tips, tree climbing for kids (with ropes and tackle), herbal cosmetics, crafts, special presenters, vendors from local nurseries and a bushel of information that will help you reap and enjoy the many benefits of growing plants. For more information, and to order native plants ahead, please see our website, LocustGroveNature.org. Register online at ParkPASS.org and save $2! Fee is $5 per person at the door, $3 online.
104453 1 & up 1 Class $3 4/24 Sa 10:00am-2:00pm

Green Thumb Festival

Bats are back from winter hibernation and have set up house for summer’s baby season. Learn about local bats and watch our nocturnal bug zappers take wing at dusk. All attendees, including adults, must register and pay.
104553 5 & up 1 Class $2 5/14 F 7:00pm-8:30pm

Batty for Bats

2nd Annual Mudpie Contest
It's mud season—and what better way to celebrate than to create a masterpiece of a mud pie! Come share your "culinary" talents and learn about using earth materials in a sustainable way. Please register and pay for all participants.
103739 1 & up 1 Class $2 5/15 Sa 11:00am-3:00pm

Fireside Lunch Club

Celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer with traditional picnic and campfire food (including hot dogs and s’mores), plus fun and games round the campfire. Adults and children must register and pay.
104451 2 & up 1 Class $6 5/27 Th 10:30am-12:00pm

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Take a trip with a Locust Grove Nature Center Naturalist this spring! See page 132 for details.

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Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane • Rockville, MD 20855 • 301-924-4141 • MeadowsideNature.org
Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. Trails open daily dawn to dusk.

Meadowside Nature Center

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What’s it like to live on a farm? Come hear stories about farm animals and farm life, then walk around the beautiful Agricultural History Farm Park to meet and greet some real farm animals there. Meet at the big red barn at the Ag History Farm (18400 Muncaster Rd., Derwood, MD).
103727 3-6yrs
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Explore life in a pond and learn about the different animals you can expect to find in and around a pond: frogs, turtles, and much more. After the story and craft, we’ll hike to a real pond to see who lives there.
103743 3-6yrs
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a Small, Small Pond

1 Class

$5

4/13 Tu

1:30pm- 2:30pm

1 Class

$5

3/9 Tu

1:30am- 2:30pm

As the snow and cold weather disappear, spring brings many changes--some obvious, some subtle. We’ll use our powers of observation to learn about some of these changes with a story, craft, and hike.
103734 3-6yrs
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When the lights go out and you’re drifting off to sleep, have you ever wondered what happens as the sun goes down and the moon comes out? We’ll explore how the night comes alive through a story and craft, and learn about animals and plants that are specially adapted to be up and at ‘em at night.
103753 3-6yrs
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Moonflower

1 Class

$5

3/23 Tu

10:30am-11:30am

1 Class

$5

5/11 Tu

10:30am-11:30am

Turtles come in many shapes and sizes, but the Eastern box turtle is probably your yard’s most likely visitor. We’ll meet a real box turtle, then go for a hike to a pond to search for turtles basking in the sun.
103737 3-6yrs
• Mud

Turtle at Long Pond

1 Class

$5

4/6 Tu

10:30am-11:30am

Spring brings us lots of rain showers, and that means mud! Come discover the fun in the mud through stories and activities, and make some mud art. Come ready to get muddy!
102976 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 4/13 Tu 10:30am-11:30am

When you’re playing in the ocean, you might see a little fish or two under your feet. But there’s a whole world of animals living in there, like sharks and whales and sea turtles—and some animals you may have never seen! We’ll learn all about this watery world and its inhabitants with a story and craft, and talk about things we can do to keep these animals safe.
103755 3-6yrs
• Two

Lives in the Ocean?

1 Class

$5

5/18 Tu

1:30pm- 2:30pm

Your Storytime Naturalists: Sandy Staples and Lisa Droubi

Can you imagine what it would be like to be an ant or a cricket? Explore the Lilliputian world of insects, and gain a new appreciation for the complex lives of these tiny creatures. Story, craft, and hike.
103792 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 5/26 W 1:30pm- 2:30pm

Bad Ants

Toddlers Ages 1-6
Busy Beaver
Explore these amazing builders through fun activities and a walk out to a pond to find out how they keep so busy. Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102949 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 3/16 Tu 9:30am-10:30am

Tyke Hike

Come and discover the bustling world around the Nature Center. Take a mini-nature hike, and make a craft to take home.
102955 2-4yrs 102960 2-4yrs 102961 2-4yrs 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class $5 $5 $5 3/24 W 4/14 W 5/19 W 10:30am-11:15am 10:30am-11:15am 10:30am-11:15am

Egg-cited about Eggs!

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Not just birds are laying eggs this spring! Discover some different animals that lay eggs, learn egg-citing egg facts. Look at eggs of all shapes and sizes. Then make a craft to take home! Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102953 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 3/23 Tu 1:30pm- 2:30pm

While waiting for May’s flowers, learn about April’s showers. Games, activities, and a craft will introduce us to science and fun behind those sprinkling, dripping, drizzly rainy days! Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102975 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 4/7 W 10:30am-11:30am

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Happy Earth Day!

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than spending it outside! Take a short hike, learn what we can do to help the planet, and make an earth-friendly craft to take home. Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102977 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 4/22 Th 10:30am-11:30am

Photo Explorations

Beauty of Butterflies

Explore the remarkable world of butterflies from their beautiful colors, adaptations, and amazing journeys through activities, crafts, and a hike. Naturalist: Lisa Droubi

Using the inspiration of the forest and trails of Meadowside, young photographers will explore a different theme in nature photography in each session such as plants, animals, and aquatic life. After participating, each child will have photographs displayed in a special seasonal exhibit in the nature center. **Children must bring their own digital camera that they are comfortable using, along with the computer connecting cable.** Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102987 7-13yrs 102988 7-13yrs 102989 7-13yrs 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class $7 $7 $7 5/12 W 5/19 W 5/26 W 4:00pm-5:30pm 4:00pm-5:30pm 4:00pm-5:30pm

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102978 3-6yrs

1 Class

$5

4/28 W

10:30am-11:30am

Lightning Bugs

Ever marveled at the lightning bugs you see at night? Join us for an exploration of lightning bugs through stories and a craft! Naturalist: Glenn Rice
103103 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 4/29 Th 1:30pm- 2:30pm

Adults Ages 18 & up
Composting Training Session
Composting is a simple and natural way to recycle yard trimmings such as leaves and grass into a wonderful soil conditioner for lawns and gardens. Learn more about composting basics at this training session hosted by Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Services. Get a complimentary compost bin to take home with you! Free program; registration is required.
102954 18 & up 1 Class Free 3/25 Th 6:30pm-7:30pm

Slugs & Slime

Investigate nature’s oozy, gushy, and slimy critters in nature! Hunt for slugs and other slime-makers and mix up your own batch of slime. Naturalist: Lisa Droubi
102986 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 5/5 W 10:30am-11:30am

Pond Explorers

Join us as we explore a pond and the animals that live there through stories, a craft, and a hike to Meadowside’s pond. Naturalist: Glenn Rice
103149 3-6yrs 1 Class $5 5/7 F 1:30pm- 2:30pm

Programs for All
Maple Sugaring Down on the Farm
Tap a maple tree to collect the sap, and boil it down to syrup. Take a taste test and see what other surprises syrup produces. Also enjoy an early spring hayride around the farm! Meet at the Agricultural Farm Park (18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855). Please register and pay for all participants.
102999 2 & up 1 Class $7 3/4 Th 10:00am-11:30am

Mixed Ages

Ages 1-17

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Search for real eggs through our meadows, then dye and decorate the eggs you find. Event includes other on-going spring-related activities throughout the day. Fun for the entire family! Reservations are required (we want to be sure we have enough eggs for all!).
103049 103057 103058 103059 103060 103061 103062 103063 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs 2-12yrs $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 $7 4/2 4/2 4/2 4/2 4/2 4/2 4/2 4/2 F F F F F F F F 10:00am-10:30am 10:30am-11:00am 11:00am-11:30am 11:30am-12:00pm 12:00pm-12:30pm 12:30pm- 1:00pm 1:00pm- 1:30pm 1:30pm- 2:00pm

Kite Flying Time!

Take advantage of the March winds! Make and decorate your own kite to fly over the windswept fields at the Agricultural Farm Park in Derwood located at 18400 Muncaster Road.
103000 2 & up 1 Class $5 3/18 Th 3:30pm-4:30pm

Owls, Hawks and Eagle Lunchtime & Talk

Observe Meadowside’s hawks, owls, vulture, and bald eagle during their feeding time and ask questions! Get a chance to speak with a Naturalist about our birds of prey, and learn some of the stories about Meadowside’s own raptors on exhibit. These talks will begin at the Raptor Walkway behind the nature center. No reservations required.
102992 All Ages 102994 All Ages 102995 All Ages 1 Class 1 Class 1 Class Free 3/20 Free 4/17 Free 5/15 Sa 12:00pm-12:30pm Sa 12:00pm-12:30pm Sa 12:00pm-12:30pm

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Join us for a day of fun activities for the entire family at the Agricultural History Farm Park (18400 Muncaster Rd., Derwood, MD 20855). Experience farm life with live animals, hands-on activities, crafts, hayrides, and much more! No reservations required.
103003 2 & up 1 Class $7 3/29 M 10:00am- 2:30pm

Home School Hikes (cont.)
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Travel the towpath from Weverton, MD into Harper’s Ferry to Jefferson Rock for a panoramic view of the Potomac and the Shenandoah Rivers. Along the way we will examine Maryland’s geologic past and learn about the local wildlife including painted turtles, tree frogs, and spring wildflowers. Hike is approximately 6 miles long, across flat terrain. Please bring a bag lunch, and register and pay for all participants.
103101 8 & up 1 Class $10 5/20 Th 9:30am- 5:00pm

Canal and Harper’s Ferry Hike

Meadowside Nature Center

Meadowside Movies by the Fire

Spend an evening around Meadowside’s campfire ring to enjoy tasty toasted marshmallows and a short film. On April 22, explore the changes of spring with a showing of "Caterpillar and Polliwog." On May 20, meet some amphibian friends and watch the film version of "Frog and Toad Are Friends." We'll supply the marshmallows and graham crackers, you bring your chocolate of choice, and we'll make s’mores! Please register and pay for all participants.

Going Buggy Festival

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Bugs are the best! Learn about bugs, meet live bugs, and make bug crafts to take home. Even treat your taste buds to some specially seasoned bugs for the tasting. No reservations required.
103004 2 & up 1 Class $7 3/30 Tu 10:00am- 2:30pm

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1 Class 1 Class $3 $3

4/22 Th 7:30pm- 8:30pm 5/20 Th 7:30pm- 8:30pm

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and Toad Are Friends (17 minutes)

Drawing and Painting Nature

103005 2 & up 1 Class $7 4/1 Th 10:00am- 2:30pm

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Experience the world of reptiles and more through exciting activities, exhibits, and children’s crafts. No reservations required.

Reptile Festival

Come outside and try your hand at painting ‘en plein air’ with professional artist Roberta Staat and Naturalist Sandy Staples. In this 19th century French art technique, artists work to really see their natural surroundings, and paint ‘all prima’ (all at once) to capture the scene at that moment. This is a beginner’s class; all are welcome. We’ll sketch and paint outside if it’s nice, or move inside the Nature Center to observe and paint the live animals and fascinating natural objects there if the weather’s bad. You supply imagination and vision; we’ll supply the acrylic paints, brushes, etc. Bring a snack and beverage if you like.
103750 8 & up 1 Class $10 5/1 Sa

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Home School Hikes

Come and experience the sights and sounds of spring in the DC region as we explore a different park on each hike. We'll learn how to identify an array of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and animals that call this area home using field guides and dichotomous keys. Transportation provided. Please meet at Meadowside Nature Center for all hikes. These hikes are designed especially for 8-14 year olds.
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Scouts
Webelo Naturalist Activity Badge
Do you enjoy watching wildlife? If so, you’re already a naturalist! Join us on a search for wildlife in our forests, meadows, streams, and ponds--after we learn to identify the poisonous plants and dangerous animals in our area. Please dress for the outdoors.
103002 7-10yrs 1 Class $25 3/27 Sa 9:30am-12:00pm

Come with us on a FREE Naturalist-led activity this spring! Early Morning Hikes along the Potomac Friday mornings, March 5 & 19, April 30 & May 21 Damascus Hike Friday, April 16 Triadelphia Hike Thursday, May 13 Gone Fishing! Friday, May 14 See pp. 134-135 for registration info and more Wild Montgomery activities.

Explore the plants and animals that live along the rocky outcroppings of the Potomac River. The plants and animals we will be on the lookout for include skinks, Great Blue Herons, and Virginia Bluebells. Hike is approximately 3 miles long, across both sloped and flat terrain. Please bring a bag lunch, and register and pay for all participants.
103100 8 & up 1 Class $8 4/15 Th 9:30am- 2:30pm

Run Hike

Brownie Try-It: Water Everywhere

Make a splash with this Try-It as we explore different aquatic environments, including ponds and streams. Please dress to get wet. Naturalist: Glenn Rice
103406 7-10yrs 1 Class $15 5/22 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm

Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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If you love history and enjoy sharing your knowledge with the public, volunteer with our Historic and Cultural Resources group. Training is online and onsite. To apply for volunteer positions and training, visit ParksVolunteers.org; for more info on our historic sites, HistoryInTheParks.org. You may also call 301-650-4373 or email Shirl.Spicer@ MontgomeryParks.org for more information.

Special Project WEED WARRIORS
Here’s your opportunity to learn about and work on non-native invasive plant pulls in the parks without making a long-term commitment. No experience necessary; we’ll train and supervise you on site. Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by an adult; groups are welcome! Join us at one of our spring plant pulls (see below, and visit WeedWarrior.org to sign up), or contact Lynette.Scaffidi@MontgomeryParks.org, 301-962-1346 to set up a Special Project Workday for your group.

Oakley Cabin Docents
Onsite Training Date: Late February Interested in local African-American history? Lead tours through this historic house museum and former slave cabin, circa 1820. Weekends, April-October. Onsite training at the Cabin in Olney.

Spring Pulls

Underground Railroad Experience Trail Guides
Onsite Training Date: Mid-March Lead tours along this historic 1.5-mile trail commemorating the Montgomery County residents who helped slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. Weekends, April-November. Onsite training at Woodlawn Manor in Sandy Spring.

Woodlawn Manor

Bussard Farmhouse Docents
Onsite Training Date: Saturday, March 27 Lead public tours through this historic 1900s farmhouse museum, sharing information on its history, furnishings, and the people who lived there, as well as the history of agriculture in Maryland. Onsite training at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood. All volunteer training classes require preregistration.

Certified WEED WARRIORS
To become a certified Weed Warrior, you’ll need to complete an online course and participate in a two-hour field training session with a forest ecologist. You can then work on your own schedule anywhere in Montgomery Parks to help control non-native invasive (NNI) plants. Field training is offered once each month from April – October. Minimum age 16. Contact Paul.Carlson@ MontgomeryParks.org, 301-962-1343. For more information, visit WeedWarrior.org

Green Gifts
No time to volunteer? Want to do more? Help with a tax-deductible donation for a specific purpose, including the Volunteer Services Program and Weed Warriors. See our information on Green Gifts, at www.MontgomeryParksDonations.org and/or email Donations@MontgomeryParks.org, or call 301-650-5676. We’ll make it easy for you to support your favorite Parks program or project.

Opportunities all year long Join us for a day or a season, in locations throughout Montgomery County. Many hands make light work of the building and maintenance required for our network of natural surface trails. Make new friends, learn new skills and get some exercise! Minimum age 14; SSL approved. Visit MontgomeryTrails.org for details. Contact: Ben.Sugar@MontgomeryParks.org, 301-650-4395

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Consider getting involved at one of our four Nature Centers and help others connect with the natural world. Positions include: Bluebird Monitors Meeting and Orientation March 20; see p.139.

Sign up for these volunteer opportunities and search for more at ParksVolunteers.org. Most are SSL approved.

Gardeners & Gardening Aides Summer Camp Counselors & Interns

Earth Month
Saturday, April 10

Denise.Gibbs@MontgomeryParks.org page 137 301-916-0220

Keep trash out of the Potomac River by joining in with the Alice Ferguson Foundation on this annual park clean up day. See clean up sites throughout the Potomac watershed at www.potomaccleanup.org or call us for local clean up sites.

Sweep the Creek
Saturday, April 17
Join the Friends of Sligo Creek for this annual spring cleaning of the creek. www.fosc.org

Brookside Gardens pages 117-121 MCP-GardenVolunteers@MontgomeryParks.org 301-962-1429 pages 141-145 Jenny.Aley@MontgomeryParks.org 301-962-1483 pages 146-148 Geri.Drymalski@MontgomeryParks.org 301-765-8663 Glenn.Rice@MontgomeryParks.org pages 149-151 301-924-4141

3rd Annual Garlic Mustard Challenge
Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25
Save the Forest! Have fun and win prizes for the most garlic mustard pulled. See page 140 or WeedWarrior.org for more details.

Locust Grove Nature Center

Saturday, April 24

Help educate the public about plants and habitats, gardening and trees! 14 years & up; SSL approved.

Get Your Green Thumb On!
Opportunities include: Brookside Gardens:

Park Clean-Ups

Enjoy good friends, good exercise and give back all in a beautiful setting!

Check our website throughout April to see the latest projects in Parks. Or if you know of a park in need of some TLC consider organizing a project yourself – we can help!

March 29-30 & April 1-2
Help out with fun, kid-friendly events like “Springtime on the Farm” and the annual Egg Hunt! 14 years & up; SSL approved. Glenn.Rice@MontgomeryParks.org | 301-924-4141

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly Exhibit (May 1 – Sept. 19) Student Intern Gardener Assistant Children’s Program Guide Event Assistant Turf Mower For more information or to volunteer, contact: 301-962-1429 MCP-GardenVolunteers@MontgomeryParks.org Nursery Production Assistant – Help grow the trees that we plant in the Parks! Weekdays; 18 and older. For more information or to volunteer, contact: 301-495-2504 Vanessa.Lane@MontgomeryParks.org

Wheaton Ice Arena “Park Play Days” March 29 – April 2 and April 5 & 6
Help kids enjoy a variety of activities, fun and games while school is out. 14 years & up; SSL approved. Samantha.Hickey@MontgomeryParks.org | 301-495-2504

For more information or to apply, visit our website or call:
The volunteer opportunities listed here are just a few of the many opportunities available with Montgomery Parks. You’ll find complete information about these and other opportunities on our website, and can also log your volunteer hours, schedule shifts for some volunteer opportunities, and keep track of your mileage, hours and dates for tax purposes.

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Indoor Tennis
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center at Cabin John Regional Park 7801 Democracy Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20817 301-765-8650 CabinJohnTennis.com Wheaton Indoor Tennis 11717 Orebaugh Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902 New! 301-905-3030 WheatonTennis.com

QuickStart Tennis

Indoor Tennis

Tailor-made for younger kids, QuickStart focuses on letting kids enjoy the experience of hitting balls back and forth. Classes use scaled-down courts and racquets, special balls, and a simplified scoring system, so kids can quickly learn the basic skills and principles of the game. All classes include warm-up and cooldown activities, skill review and practice, and a team game that reinforces tennis skills and tactics.
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100177 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100178 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100180 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100179 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100185 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100186 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100189 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100190 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103990 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 103989 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 103994 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103993 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 9:00am-10:00am 10:00am-11:00am 11:00am-12:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 2:00pm- 3:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 10:00am-11:00am 9:00am-10:00am 10:00am-11:00am

Beginner Plus Tennis

Prerequisite: Beginner class. Continue working on fundamental hitting skills: ground shots, lobs, volleys, serves, and overhead skills, as well as basic safety rules, tennis etiquette, and tennis vocabulary.

Beginner Plus, Youth

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100110 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100113 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm 100111 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 11:00am-12:00pm 100109 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103870 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 5:00pm- 6:00pm 103865 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm 103868 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 12:00pm- 1:00pm 103869 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm 103864 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103867 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103871 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm 103866 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/9 Su 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Beginner Plus, Pre-Teen

Beginner Tennis
TENNIS REGISTRATION INFORMATION • Registration opens FEBRUARY 15 for all Outdoor tennis classes, and APRIL 20 for all Indoor tennis classes. • No registrations can be processed before these dates. • Register online at ParkPASS.org! Remember to allow up to 2 business days if you’re opening a new ParkPASS account. • No tennis classes will be held March 27-April 5, or May 28-31.
Designed for students who have never played tennis. Learn warm-up exercises, how to properly grip a racquet, basic stroke technique and court etiquette.

Beginner, Youth

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100128 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100126 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103908 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103907 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 10:00am-11:00am 103910 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 12:00pm- 1:00pm 103911 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103909 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100094 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 4:00pm- 5:00pm 100096 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 1:00pm- 2:00pm 100095 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 4:00pm- 5:00pm 100103 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100102 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103852 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 4:00pm- 5:00pm 100101 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 12:00pm- 1:00pm 103851 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 1:00pm- 2:00pm 103849 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 6:00pm- 7:00pm 103853 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103854 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th 6:00pm- 7:00pm

Beginner Plus, Teen
6:00pm- 7:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 3:00pm- 4:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Beginner, Pre-Teen

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100118 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 4:00pm- 5:00pm 100117 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 11:00am-12:00pm 100120 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103901 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103902 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 10:00am-11:00am 103904 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 10:00am-11:00am 103903 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100105 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 100106 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100104 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100108 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100107 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103859 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 103856 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103855 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103858 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 103857 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu

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Registration opens February 15 for OUTDOOR Tennis Classes, and April 20 for INDOOR Tennis Classes.

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Beginner Plus, Adult
7:00pm- 8:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 12:00pm- 1:00pm 4:00pm- 5:00pm 7:00pm- 8:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 5:00pm- 6:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 5:00pm- 6:00pm 10:00am-11:00am 11:00am-12:00pm 7:00pm- 8:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:00am 1:00pm- 2:00pm

First Intermediate, Adult
9:00am-10:00am 2:00pm- 3:00pm 1:00pm- 2:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 10:00am-11:00am 5:00pm- 6:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100092 18 & up 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 100081 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100083 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100085 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 100087 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100080 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 101549 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/5 W Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103813 18 & up 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 103814 18 & up 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 103806 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 103809 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 103807 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103808 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103810 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103811 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 103812 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 103805 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100153 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100150 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100152 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100154 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100151 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th 100149 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103950 18 & up 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 100148 18 & up 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 103953 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 103955 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 103952 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 103954 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 103951 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th

Second Intermediate Tennis

Indoor Tennis

Students should be able to hit ground strokes, lobs, volleys, serves, service returns and overheads, and rally from the baseline for a total of 10 minutes.

First Intermediate Tennis

Students should understand how the game of tennis is played, when and where to hit which stroke, how to keep score, and the difference between doubles and singles. Learn service returns and approach shots, too.

Second Intermediate, Pre-Teen

First Intermediate, Youth

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100171 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm 100173 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 12:00pm- 1:00pm 100169 5-8yrs 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103973 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 12:00pm- 1:00pm 103971 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 4:00pm- 5:00pm 103970 5-8yrs 6 Classes $108 5/6 Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100202 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 4/30 F 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100206 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm 100201 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/3 M 4:00pm- 5:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104011 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Second Intermediate, Teen
3:00pm- 4:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm

First Intermediate, Pre-Teen

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100160 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 10:00am-11:00am 100159 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 2:00pm- 3:00pm 100156 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/5 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100155 9-12yrs 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103963 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm 103962 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 5:00pm- 6:00pm 103959 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100162 9-12yrs 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100208 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100212 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100207 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104012 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 104025 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 104013 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu

Apply for court time for the 2010-2011 Indoor Tennis Season!

TENNIS LOTTERIES
Pauline Betz Addie
• Applications available online & onsite February 1 • Applications due March 1, 9am • Notifications mailed March 31

Second Intermediate, Adult
11:00am-12:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 10:00am-11:00am 6:00pm- 7:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 7:00pm- 8:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 6:00pm- 7:00pm

First Intermediate, Teen

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100164 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 12:00pm- 1:00pm 100167 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/2 Su 1:00pm- 2:00pm 100163 13-17yrs 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103968 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 6:00pm- 7:00pm 103967 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100168 13-17yrs 6 Classes $108 5/4 Tu 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100196 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/1 Sa 100195 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/4 Tu 100194 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th 100193 18 & up 6 Classes $132 5/6 Th Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104008 18 & up 6 Classes $108 4/30 F 104006 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/1 Sa 104007 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/2 Su 104004 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/3 M 104003 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/5 W 104009 18 & up 6 Classes $108 5/5 W

Wheaton Indoor Tennis
• Applications available online & onsite March 15 • Applications due April 12, 9am • Notifications mailed April 30 Visit our websites for more information

Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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Third Intermediate Tennis
Students should have a thorough understanding of tennis, including offensive and defensive shots, rules and strategies to win points, games, and matches.

Matchplay Tennis

Third Intermediate, Pre-Teen
5:00pm- 6:00pm 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Prerequisite: Instructor review of student's level of play. For Matchplay Tennis at Cabin John: Contact Eric Zatman at 301-765-8650. For Matchplay Tennis at Wheaton: Email Justin.Reid@MontgomeryParks.org, or call him at 301-905-3030.
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100061 18 & up 6 Classes $144 4/30 F 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100062 18 & up 6 Classes $144 4/30 F 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100063 18 & up 6 Classes $144 4/30 F 7:00pm- 8:00pm 100053 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/3 M 7:00pm- 8:00pm 100049 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/3 M 8:00pm- 9:00pm 100050 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/4 Tu 7:00pm- 8:00pm 100051 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/4 Tu 8:00pm- 9:00pm 100064 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/5 W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100052 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/5 W 7:00pm- 8:00pm 100056 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/5 W 8:00pm- 9:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103761 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/1 Sa 6:00pm- 7:00pm 103757 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/4 Tu 1:00pm- 2:00pm 103758 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/4 Tu 7:00pm- 8:00pm 103759 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/6 Th 11:00am-12:00pm 103760 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/6 Th 8:00pm- 9:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100215 9-12yrs 6 Classes $144 5/3 M Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104020 9-12yrs 6 Classes $120 5/5 W

Third Intermediate, Teen
4:00pm- 5:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100218 13-17yrs 6 Classes $144 5/2 Su 100217 13-17yrs 6 Classes $144 5/3 M Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104023 13-17yrs 6 Classes $120 5/5 W

Indoor Tennis

Third Intermediate, Adult

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100213 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/6 Th 6:00pm- 7:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 104018 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/2 Su 6:00pm- 7:00pm 104026 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/4 Tu 12:00pm- 1:00pm 104017 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/4 Tu 7:00pm- 8:00pm

Junior Team Tennis

Advanced Adult Tennis

Prerequisite: Mastery of all Intermediate level skills. This class teaches the advanced player offensive and defensive strategies, keying in on positioning and shot placement. We'll work on closing points, match play situation analysis, and mental toughness training.

Prerequisite: Instructor review of student's level of play. Contact Melvin Jenkins at 301-345-1214. Registrations accepted in person only.
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100175 All Ages 6 Classes $144 5/2 Su 3:00pm- 4:00pm

Hey, Kids! Enter the

QuickStart Tournament
Trophies for the winners, and ribbons for all participants! $20 per entry Saturday, April 24 9am-Noon Saturday, June 19 9am-Noon (course #106701) Sunday, April 25 1-4pm (course #106700) Sunday, June 20 1-4pm (course #106702)
(course #106699)

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100077 18 & up 6 Classes $144 4/30 F 7:00pm- 8:00pm Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103802 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/1 Sa 1:00pm- 2:00pm 103799 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/2 Su 9:00am-10:00am 103800 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/4 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm 103801 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/6 Th 7:00pm- 8:00pm

Adult Team Tennis

Prerequisite: Instructor review of student's level of of play. Contact Eric Zatman at 301-765-8650. Registrations accepted in person only.
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100075 18 & up 6 Classes $270 5/5 W 11:00am- 1:00pm

Parent & Child Tennis

Cardio Tennis

AGES 5-7

This fun group activity gives players of all abilities an ultimate, high-energy workout. Includes warm-up, cardio workout, and cool-down phases.
Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John 100138 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 100140 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/1 Sa 100139 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/2 Su 100142 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/2 Su 100129 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/4 Tu 100133 18 & up 6 Classes $144 5/6 Th Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103920 18 & up 6 Classes $120 4/30 F 103922 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/1 Sa 103924 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/1 Sa 103923 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/2 Su 103921 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/2 Su 103919 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/3 M 103918 18 & up 6 Classes $120 5/3 M 10:00am-11:00am 12:00pm- 1:00pm 2:00pm- 3:00pm 3:00pm- 4:00pm 12:00pm- 1:00pm 11:00am-12:00pm 6:00pm- 7:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 5:00pm- 6:00pm 9:00am-10:00am 7:00pm- 8:00pm 10:00am-11:00am 7:00pm- 8:00pm

Bring your 5-8 year-old and learn fundamental tennis skills together! We'll teach skills and drills that can be continued outside of class. Fee covers one parent and one child; please register the child.
Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103977 5-8yrs 6 Classes $126 103978 5-8yrs 6 Classes $126 103979 5-8yrs 6 Classes $126 4/30 F 6:00pm- 7:00pm 5/1 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm 5/2 Su 3:00pm- 4:00pm

Parent & Pre-Teen Tennis

AGES 8-10

For parents and their 9- to 12-year-old children; see “Parent & Child Tennis” above for class description. Fee covers one parent and one child; please register the child.
Wheaton Indoor Tennis 103983 9-12yrs 6 Classes 103984 9-12yrs 6 Classes 103981 9-12yrs 6 Classes 103982 9-12yrs 6 Classes 103980 9-12yrs 6 Classes $126 $126 $126 $126 $126 4/30 5/1 5/1 5/2 5/6 F 6:00pm- 7:00pm Sa 11:00am-12:00pm Sa 12:00pm- 1:00pm Su 4:00pm- 5:00pm Th 6:00pm- 7:00pm

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Saturday Night Round Robin Doubles

Test your tennis prowess, meet new people and have some fun at Wheaton Indoor Tennis every Saturday night! You'll play up to 3 pro sets (8 games per set; winners move up a court, losers move down a court) each night. No need to bring a partner; we'll match you up with a player of comparable skill. Round Robin Doubles are offered at two skill levels; please check the course to make sure you're registering for your skill level.
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Private Tennis Instruction
in Montgomery Parks
In addition to teaching group lessons at Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center and Wheaton Indoor Tennis, the roster of USPTA or USPTR certified instructors listed below are also available to teach private lessons. Private lessons are available for all level of players, from age five and up. You or your instructor can book court time for your lesson at one of our two indoor tennis facilities. To do this, you’ll need to set up a free ParkPASS account at www.ParkPASS.org. Court costs and instructor fees must be paid before you begin your lesson.

For Skill Level 3.0 and above
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Dennis Ballard

2 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 240-687-0450 dbalard@aol.com

Mike Pu

8 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 240-793-5250 mikepu@hotmail.com

For Skill Level 3.5 and above

Ross Howe

20 years teaching experience $48/hr. + court fee 301-908-4253 Ross.h.howe@gmail.com

Chris Robinson

10 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 301-325-1598 cgjsnr@hotmail.com

Preston Jackson

35 years teaching experience $44/hr. + court fee 240-460-3981/301-725-1222 tenpro1947@aol.com

Steven Ting

5 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 240-731-8283 st1688@hotmail.com

Restringing/Regripping
Available at both facilities Very reasonable rates Quick turnaround (one-two days) Services provided by Albert Lee at Pauline Betz Addie Tennis (stringer at Wimbledon and the French, U.S., and Australian Open), and • Andrea Martin at WheatonTennis • • • •

Melvin Jenkins

9 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 301-675-8466 melvintennis@comcast.net

Ben Woods

40 years teaching experience $45/hr. + court fee 202-213-1012 301-649-1887 fax

Marna Katzel

26 years teaching experience $53/hr. + court fee 301-540-9649/301-442-5931 marnatennis@yahoo.com

Mehmet Yargici

15 years teaching experience $40/hr. + court fee 240-453-9462/301-653-4144 mehmetyargici@aol.com

Andrea Martin

10 years teaching experience $38/hr. + court fee 301-520-8041 andrea.martin@hotmail.com

Zehra Yargici

10 years teaching experience $40/hr. + court fee 240-453-9462/301-661-4139 zehrayargici@aol.com

Custom Tennis Class for you!
If your school or organization would like to take group tennis lessons together, call us! We can design a custom 6-week tennis class for you (age 5 & up, any skill level) at Wheaton Indoor Tennis facility. Call Manager Justin Reid at 301-905-3030 or email Justin.Reid@MontgomeryParks.org

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Gregory Olagbegi

25 years teaching experience $45/hr. + court fee 301-674-8448 Gregolagbegi@msn.com

Eric Zatman

34 years teaching experience $44/hr. + court fee 301-869-9753/240-506-1267 ezatman@aol.com

Sam Prasert

29 years teaching experience $44/hr. + court fee 301-575-6731/301-942-1794 samprasert@hotmail.com

Register for Montgomery Parks classes online! Set up your account today at ParkPASS.org

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Outdoor Tennis
Cabin John Regional Park 10610 Westlake Drive Rockville, MD 20852 Olney Manor Recreational Park 16601 Georgia Avenue Olney, MD 20832 South Germantown Regional Park 18056 Central Park Circle Boyds, MD 20841

Court Locations Outdoor Group Lessons

Wheaton Regional Park 11717 Orebaugh Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902

QuickStart Tennis: Outdoor

Beginner, Teens & Adults (cont.)
Wheaton Regional Park 100284 13 & up 6 Classes 100285 13 & up 6 Classes 100282 13 & up 6 Classes 100283 13 & up 6 Classes $90 $90 $90 $90 4/12 4/13 5/3 5/4 M&W Tu&Th M&W Tu&Th 6:00pm-7:00pm 6:00pm-7:00pm 6:00pm-7:00pm 6:00pm-7:00pm

Outdoor Tennis

Tailor-made for younger kids, QuickStart focuses on letting kids enjoy the experience of hitting balls back and forth. Classes use scaled-down courts and racquets, special balls, and a simplified scoring system, so that kids can quickly learn the basic skills and principles of the game. All classes include warm-up and cool-down activities, skill review and practice, and a team game that reinforces the skills and tactics of the playing situation. These classes are played on outdoor courts.
Olney Manor Recreational Park 100313 5-8yrs 6 Classes $90 4/12 100314 5-8yrs 6 Classes $90 5/3 Wheaton Regional Park 100293 5-8yrs 6 Classes $90 4/12 100295 5-8yrs 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 4:00pm-5:00pm M&W 4:00pm-5:00pm M&W 4:00pm-5:00pm M&W 4:00pm-5:00pm

Outdoor Tennis: Intermediate
Students in Intermediate tennis classes should understand how tennis is played, know when and where to hit which stroke, how to keep score, and the difference between doubles and singles. You’ll learn service returns and approach shots. Please bring your own rackets, water and appropriate footwear.

Intermediate, Pre-Teens

Outdoor Tennis: Beginner
Beginner classes are designed for people who have never played tennis. Students will learn warm-up exercises, how to properly grip a racquet, basic stroke technique and course etiquette. Please bring your own rackets, water and appropriate footwear.

Beginner, Pre-Teens

OuTDOOR LESSONS FYIs
Please bring your own racquets, water, and appropriate footwear. Classes that are cancelled due to inclement weather will be made up on Fridays at the same scheduled time. Questions? Call us at Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center, 301-765-8650.

Olney Manor Recreational Park 100298 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm 100300 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm South Germantown Recreational Park 100318 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm 100319 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/10 Sa 9:00am-10:00am 100316 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm Wheaton Regional Park 100279 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm 100281 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 4:00pm-5:00pm

Olney Manor Recreational Park 100305 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/5 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100306 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100307 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100308 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm South Germantown Recreational Park 100325 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/5 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100326 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100329 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 4/10 Sa 10:00am-11:00am 100327 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100328 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm Wheaton Regional Park 100288 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100289 8-12yrs 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100286 8 & up 6 Classes $90 4/5 M&W 5:00pm- 6:00pm 100287 8 & up 6 Classes $90 4/6 Tu&Th 5:00pm- 6:00pm

Intermediate, Teens/Adult

Beginner, Teens & Adults

Olney Manor Recreational Park 100301 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/12 M&W 6:00pm-7:00pm 100302 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/13 Tu&Th 6:00pm-7:00pm 100303 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100304 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 6:00pm- 7:00pm South Germantown Recreational Park 100324 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/10 Sa 11:00am-12:00pm 100320 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/12 M&W 6:00pm- 7:00pm 100321 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/13 Tu&Th 6:00pm-7:00pm 100322 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 6:00pm-7:00pm 100323 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 6:00pm-7:00pm

Olney Manor Recreational Park 100309 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/12 M&W 7:00pm-8:00pm 100310 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/13 Tu&Th 7:00pm-8:00pm 100311 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 7:00pm-8:00pm 100312 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 7:00pm-8:00pm South Germantown Recreational Park 100330 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/10 Sa 12:00pm-1:00pm 100331 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 7:00pm-8:00pm 100332 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 7:00pm-8:00pm Wheaton Regional Park 100291 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/12 M&W 7:00pm-8:00pm 100292 13 & up 6 Classes $90 4/13 Tu&Th 7:00pm-8:00pm 102100 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/3 M&W 7:00pm-8:00pm 102101 13 & up 6 Classes $90 5/4 Tu&Th 7:00pm-8:00pm

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Full-Day, 5-Day Camps: Nature & Science ..................................... page 161, 162 Ice Skating, Tennis & More ..................... page 162, 163 Outdoor Fun ............................................ page 163, 164 Full-Day, 4-Day Camps: Outdoor Fun .................................................... page 164 Partial-Day, 5-Day Camps: (Nature) Art ..................................................... page 165 Nature & Science ............................................. page 165 Ice Skating ........................................................ page 166 Outdoor Fun ..................................................... page 166 Partial-Day, 4-Day Camps: Nature & Science ..............................................page 167 Scouting Programs ..................................................... page 168 Montgomery Parks SUMMER CAMP Registration & Refund Information ....................page 169 Indexes: Camps by DATE ............................................... page 170 Camps by AGE .......................................... page 171, 172 Camps by LOCATION ....................................... page 172

HELPFUL INFORMATION
Camps and programs are organized first in this brochure by their DURATION or LENGTH. • Full-Day Camps are camps that run for at least 6 hours each day (including available extended care and transportation options). Within the Full-Day Camps section, we offer 5-day and 4-day camps. Camps running the week of the Independence Day holiday weekend are 4-day. • Partial-Day Camps are camps that vary in length from 1.5 to 5 hours each day. There are many 5-day, and a few 4-day Partial-Day Camps. • Scouting Programs: Boy Scouts and Webelos can sign up for these one-day programs to earn various Scout merit badges. Within each of these three sections, camps and programs are then organized by their TYPE or SUBJECT/CONTENT: e.g. Nature & Science Camps, Ice Skating & Tennis Camps, (Nature) Art Camps, and Outdoor Fun Camps. Within the camp type sections, camps and programs are then organized in chronological order by their START DATE.

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Archaeology Leader Training Workshop for Teens
Learn how to become an awesome camp counselor and leader in this five-day camp. Participants will receive CPR training, learn the basics of archaeological methods, and practice creating and planning camp activities. Meet at Needwood Mansion, 6700 Needwood Rd., Rockville 20855.
Needwood Mansion 99259 14 & up 5 Days $220 6/21-6/25 M-F 9am-3pm

Herps creep, they crawl, they don’t scare you at all—or do they? Join us as we investigate the lives of reptiles and amphibians, including slithering snakes, legless lizards, frolicking frogs and confusing caecilians.
Locust Grove Nature Center 99554 6-8yrs 5 Days $250 7/12-7/16 M-F 9am-3:30pm

Herps! - Extended Care
100354 6-8yrs 5 Days

Locust Grove Nature Center
$50 7/12-7/16 M-F 3:30pm-5pm

Archaeology Camp for Kids

Wild About Wildlife

Get a hands-on introduction to archaeology! Work side-byside with Park Archaeologists on a real-live archaeological site, and do what archaeologists do. You’ll dig it. Meet at Needwood Mansion, 6700 Needwood Rd., Rockville 20855. Call 301-840-5848 for more information.
Needwood Mansion 99249 9-13yrs 5 Days 99250 9-13yrs 4 Days 99251 9-13yrs 5 Days 99252 9-13yrs 5 Days 99253 9-13yrs 5 Days $230 $184 $230 $230 $230 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 M-F T-F M-F M-F M-F 9am-3pm 9am-3pm 9am-3pm 9am-3pm 9am-3pm

Find out about local wildlife! Learn about the daily activities of animals in different habitats through games, crafts and outdoor exploration.
Brookside Nature Center 97949 6-9yrs 5 Days $250 Brookside Nature Center 98351 6-9yrs 5 Days $25 98352 6-9yrs 5 Days $50 7/12-7/16 M-F 9am- 4pm

Wild About Wildlife - Extended Care
7/12-7/16 7/12-7/16 M-F M-F 8am- 9am 4pm- 6pm

Full-Day Camps

Archaeology Camp - Extended Care

Kids can practice their atlatl skills (a prehistoric hunting weapon), go on a scavenger hunt, take a paddleboat ride on Lake Needwood, play a board game and more during this supervised free time.
Needwood Mansion 99254 9-13yrs 5 Days 99255 9-13yrs 4 Days 99256 9-13yrs 5 Days 99257 9-13yrs 5 Days 99258 9-13yrs 5 Days $55 $44 $55 $55 $55 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 M-F T-F M-F M-F M-F 3pm-5pm 3pm-5pm 3pm-5pm 3pm-5pm 3pm-5pm

Have a week of gardening fun with three fun-filled field trips visiting and exploring different organic farms. Each farm will have a different production focus. Find out what a CSA is, take a hayride, plant a container vegetable garden, participate in a cooking class, harvest some veggies and flowers, see the countryside, shop a little, and have a great time. We’ll learn about organic growing methods and food nutrition. We’ll try to stop by the Herr’s potato chip factory, too. Brookside Gardens
99950 8-11yrs 5 Days $220 7/12-7/16 M-F 9am-3:30pm

Farms, Food, Fun & Sun!

It’s “Fun”-damental

We’ll be naturally inspired as we create and experiment with the four elements: fire, earth, air and water. Learn how to make a bread oven, cool off with a stream splash, excavate clay, concoct “explosive” chemical reactions, plant a mini-garden, make a rock collection and learn about these important, non-living components of our ecosystem. Locust Grove Nature Center
99551 6-8yrs 4 Days $200 7/6-7/9 T-F 9am-3:30pm

Survival of the Fittest

It’s “Fun”-damental - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100350 6-8yrs 4 Days $40 7/6-7/9 T-F 3:30pm-5pm

If you were dropped off in the middle of Cabin John Regional Park without any implements or modern conveniences, could you survive? By examining the evolutionary wisdom of plants and animals, we can learn a few tricks that will help us feel more comfortable in the great outdoors. We’ll learn how to gather and prepare wild edibles, build a fire without matches, construct a stick shelter, make natural insect repellent and find our way without a compass. Survival is not just a matter of wily adaptation, but also of wild fun!
Locust Grove Nature Center 99559 9-12yrs 5 Days $250 7/12-7/16 M-F 9am-3:30pm

Going Buggy!

Rear a caterpillar, pet a three-inch-long cockroach, chase a butterfly, munch on a (BBQ flavored) mealworm, and experience many other thrills in the world of insects! Locust Grove Nature Center
99550 99549 9-12yrs 6-8yrs 4 Days 5 Days $200 $250 7/6-7/9 T-F 7/26-7/30 M-F 9am-3:30pm 9am-3:30pm

Survival of the Fittest Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100357 9-12yrs 5 Days $50 7/12-7/16 M-F 3:30pm-5pm

Nature & Science Camp

Going Buggy - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100352 9-12yrs 100353 6-8yrs 4 Days 5 Days $40 $50 7/6-7/9 T-F 7/26-7/30 M-F 3:30pm-5pm 3:30pm-5pm

Explore nature and science through hands-on experiments, field experiments, field trips, and other fun activities. Experiment with leaf chromatography, dig into soil science, and explore optical illusions in nature.
Meadowside Nature Center 99563 7-9yrs 5 Days $250 7/19-7/23 M-F 9am- 5pm

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No Bones About It
Examine a skull to identify an animal and its teeth to get an approximate age. See what an owl has eaten by poking through a few pellets and putting the bones together. What about ancient bones? Fossilized bones and other traces can tell the story of long ago. We’ll find that bones are not just treats for dogs, but valuable clues about secret lives. Locust Grove Nature Center
99599 9-12yrs 5 Days $250 7/19-7/23 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

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Exploring Maryland’s Silver Trails

From small streams to the Chesapeake Bay, water is the home to many plants and animals. We’ll spend a week getting wet while exploring a wide variety of watery habitats. Come walk in Cabin John Creek, canoe the Silver Thread trail at Black Hill, and spend time exploring the Chesapeake Bay. Locust Grove Nature Center
99602 9-12yrs 5 Days $250 8/2-8/6 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

Exploring MD’s Silver Trails - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100351 9-12yrs 5 Days $50 8/2-8/6 M-F 3:30pm- 5pm

No Bones About It - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100356 9-12yrs 5 Days $50 7/19-7/23 M-F 3:30pm- 5pm

Wild in the Woods

Nuts About Nature Camp

Learn about trees, insects, water, earth science, and conservation as we explore the stream, pond, woods, and meadow through fun activities and games. Create nature art projects. Brookside Nature Center
97954 8-10yrs 5 Days $250 7/19-7/23 M-F 9am- 4pm

Come to a camp where it’s okay to act like a wild animal! We’ll prowl, growl, swim and slither to learn about the lives of our wild neighbors. Locust Grove Nature Center
99649 6-8yrs 5 Days $250 8/9-8/13 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

Wild in the Woods - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100359 6-8yrs 5 Days $50 8/9-8/13 M-F 3:30pm- 5pm

Full-Day Camps

Nuts About Nature Camp - Extended Care
Enjoy nature games, crafts, movies, and more. Brookside Nature Center
97951 98350 8-10yrs 5 Days 8-10yrs 5 Days $25 $50 7/19-7/23 M-F 7/19-7/23 M-F 8am-9am 4pm- 6pm

It’s a Matter of Scale

Tracks, Scats and Signs!

Do you enjoy solving mysteries? You could be an environmental detective! Come learn how to look for and decipher clues that animals leave behind, and understand what they might mean. We’ll go out in the mud and dust to track down elusive animals in the park. Locust Grove Nature Center
99561 6-8yrs 5 Days $250 7/19-7/23 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

Is there a right size? Explore the small world of microorganisms. We’ll create hay infusions and learn how to use microscopes to examine some of the park’s tiniest creatures —protozoans! We’ll create larger-than-life sculptures of common small animals to gain a sense of how big we are to our smaller neighbors. Locust Grove Nature Center
99651 9-12yrs 5 Days $250 8/9-8/13 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

It’s a Matter of Scale - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100355 9-12yrs 5 Days $50 8/9-8/13 M-F 3:30pm- 5pm

Tracks, Scats and Signs - Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100358 6-8yrs 5 Days $50 7/19-7/23 M 3:30pm- 5pm

ICE SKATING, TENNIS & MORE
Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp
Join us at the coolest camp around! This full-day camp includes a 30-minute ice skating lesson with a professional skating coach, open skating time to practice your new skills, arts & crafts activities,outdoor games, a tennis lesson or two (weather permitting), and a nature program. Skaters are grouped according to age and ability; beginning to advanced (Freestyle 4) skaters are welcome. Rental skates provided if needed, and every camper receives a free camp t-shirt. Please print your ParkPASS registration for important camp information. See p.168 for a half-day version of this camp. Cabin John Ice Rink
97771 97772 97773 97774 97775 97776 97777 97778 97779 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $300 $240 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 8/2-8/6 8/9-8/13 8/16-8/20 8/23-8/27 M-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm

Junior Naturalist Camp

Young naturalists will be immersed in nature and outdoor adventures in this camp designed to learn all about unique habitats and wildlife research and issues. We’ll take exciting field trips to explore the depths of cave formations, Chesapeake Bay, as well as active adventures hiking and canoeing. Meadowside Nature Center
99002 10-12yrs 5 Days $250 7/26-7/30 M-F 8:30am- 5pm

Dinosaurs Rock!

Step back 65 million years as we get up-close to the fossils of some of the most fascinating animals that ever lived! Have you ever seen the braincase of a T-Rex? How about a tooth or claw of one of the meat-eating raptors? We’ll hunt for “dinosaur eggs,” make fossils, go on an excavation and much, much more. Come find out why DINOSAURS ROCK! Locust Grove Nature Center
99603 6-8yrs 5 Days $250 8/2-8/6 M-F 9am- 3:30pm

Dinosaurs Rock – Extended Care
Locust Grove Nature Center
100399 6-8yrs 5 Days $50 8/2-8/6 M-F 3:30pm- 5pm

Extended care before and after is available for Summer Fun Ice Skating campers. See next page for times and rates.

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Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp Extended Care
In addition to the week-long Extended Care sessions, extended care before or after for single days are available for $7/per session (8-9am or 5-6pm), and can be scheduled and paid for in person at the facility. Cabin John Ice Rink
97781 6-12yrs 97782 6-12yrs 97783 6-12yrs 97785 6-12yrs 97784 6-12yrs 97786 6-12yrs 97787 6-12yrs 97788 6-12yrs 97789 6-12yrs 97791 6-12yrs 97790 6-12yrs 97792 6-12yrs 97793 6-12yrs 97794 6-12yrs 97795 6-12yrs 97797 6-12yrs 97796 6-12yrs 5 Days 5 Days 4 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $35 $35 $30 $30 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 $35 6/28-7/2 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 7/26-7/30 8/2-8/6 8/2-8/6 8/9-8/13 8/9-8/13 8/16-8/20 8/16-8/20 8/23-8/27 M-F M-F Tu-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am 5pm- 6pm 8am- 9am

Master the fundamentals of two great sports in one week! We’ll learn the rules, scoring, etiquette, terminology and techniques of tennis on outdoor courts in the morning, then move inside to learn basic ice skating techniques—falling down and getting up, marching, swizzles, snowplow stops and more—with open skating sessions and a professional skating lesson each day. Meet at outdoor courts B-2 & B-3, directly across from Cabin John Ice Rink. Cabin John Ice Rink
99149 99150 99151 99152 8-13yrs 8-13yrs 8-13yrs 8-13yrs 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $200 $250 $250 $250 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/26-7/30 8/9-8/13 Tu-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm

Tennis & Golf Camp

Tennis & So Much More!

Get into the swing of things this summer with tennis and golf camp! We’ll spend half the day on the links with a golf pro, learning basics like how to hold the club, putting, short chipping, etiquette and rules. (Golf equipment provided, or bring your own.) Then we’ll switch it up and head to Wheaton Indoor Tennis to learn basic tennis strokes, rules and etiquette. Sunscreen and hats are recommended; please bring a (non-perishable) lunch. Drop off and pick up campers at Wheaton Indoor Tennis. Wheaton Indoor Tennis
104999 105199 9-13yrs 9-13yrs 5 Days 5 Days $275 $275 8/2-8/6 8/16-8/20 M-F M-F 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm

Full-Day Camps

There’s something for everyone in this new camp! For half of each day, we’ll learn tennis basics with professional instructors at Wheaton Indoor Tennis. The other half of the day will be chock-full of fun, with activities like fishing at Pine Lake, ice skating at Wheaton Ice Arena, goofing around at the Splash Playground in South Germantown, rollerblading, and “so much more.” Transportation provided to offsite activities; drop off/pick up campers at Wheaton Indoor Tennis. Please bring a (non-perishable) lunch. Wheaton Indoor Tennis
104799 104800 104801 104803 104804 104806 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $250 $200 $250 $250 $250 $250 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 8/9-8/13 M-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm

OUTDOOR FUN CAMPS
Outdoor Adventure Camp
Discover the outdoors in this high-adventure day camp! Activities include hiking, fishing, canoeing, ropes course, zip lines, go-carting, laser tag, rock climbing, trap and skeet, and swimming. Activities are subject to change depending upon the weather. Meet in the Cabin John Ice Rink lobby (10610 Westlake Dr., Rockville) for daily transport to and from offsite activities. Transportation is available from Wheaton Ice to Cabin John Ice for August camps (only); see below. Cabin John Ice Rink
99153 99154 99155 99156 9-13yrs 9-13yrs 9-13yrs 9-13yrs 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $300 $300 $300 $300 6/28-7/2 7/19-7/23 8/2-8/6 8/16-8/20 M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm

Tennis Boot Camp

Do you have the right stuff to be a tennis champion? Take a week to really focus on the sport in this fun and challenging week-long camp. Using games, personal instruction and drills, we’ll teach beginning/intermediate level players all the basics: forehand, backhand, and overhead strokes, serves and volleys, footwork, scorekeeping, names of the lines and what they represent, and more. Add some footwork drills and cardio exercise, and your inner champion is sure to emerge! Please bring a (non-perishable) lunch. Wheaton Indoor Tennis
98955 98956 98957 98958 98959 5-12yrs 5-12yrs 5-12yrs 5-12yrs 5-12yrs 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $200 $250 $250 $250 $250 7/6-7/9 7/19-7/23 8/2-8/6 8/16-8/20 8/23-8/27 Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm 9am- 3pm

Outdoor Adventure Camp - Transportation

Transportation is available for the August 2-6 and August 16-20 (only) Outdoor Adventure Camps from the Wheaton Ice Arena lobby to Cabin John Ice Rink daily. The bus will leave Wheaton Ice Arena (11717 Orebaugh Avenue in Wheaton) at 8:15am, and return at approximately 3:30pm. Space is limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. Wheaton Ice Arena
99399 9-13yrs 99403 9-13yrs 5 Days 5 Days $35 $35 8/2-8/6 M-F 8/16-8/20 M-F 8:15am- 3:30pm 8:15am- 3:30pm

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Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp
Want a memorable summer camp experience with your grandchild? Create memories while you take part in fun activities and field trips such as fishing, catching insects, hiking, boating, and more. Complete your camp experience with an overnight stay, with exciting night-time activities and a campfire! *On Wednesday, June 23, camp will begin at 9a.m. and continue overnight through Noon on Thursday, June 24. Please register and pay for all participants.
Meadowside Nature Center 98999 7 & up 4 Days $100 6/21-6/24 M-Th 9am- 5pm

Chesapeake Week

Explore the Chesapeake Bay and the watershed region through sailing, camping, canoeing, and more! We’ll begin the week by exploring the Bay by boat as we trawl for fish, dredge for oysters, and analyze water samples looking for microscopic life forms. By mid-week, we’ll take a more intimate look at the Bay’s waterways by canoeing, camping, crabbing, and fossil hunting. We’ll end the week examining the lives of those who call the Bay home, past and present, including early colonial life and life in a long house village. Meadowside Nature Center
99500 12-14yrs 5 Days $300 8/9-8/13 M-F 8am- 5pm

Rockin’ Geology Camp

Full-Day

Experience geology! We’ll take an exciting field trip every day: shark teeth hunting at the Chesapeake Bay, exploring the Crystal Grottoes cave, wandering through the Hall of Gems at the Museum of Natural History, doing fun hands-on experiments, and much more.
Brookside Nature Center 97960 11-14yrs 4 Days $180 6/21-6/24 M-Th 9am- 3pm

Full-Day Camps

Everyone loves Week in the Park—it’s our most popular camp! This full-day, five-day camp features indoor tennis and ice skating lessons, scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, a field trip to South Germantown Splash Playground and Miniature Golf, nature walks, miniature train and carousel rides, and much, much more! Meet at the Wheaton Outdoor Rink, just down the hill from Wheaton Ice Arena. Wheaton Outdoor Rink
98049 98050 98051 98052 98053 98054 98055 98056 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $260 $208 $260 $260 $260 $260 $260 $260 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 8/2-8/6 8/9-8/13 8/16-8/20 M-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm 9am- 5pm

Fishing Camp for Youth

Join us for four days of fun and adventure! We’ll teach you how, when and where to catch freshwater fish, and provide expert, hands-on instruction on balanced tackle, artificial lure selection, knots, casting, and the latest techniques. Meet at Black Hill Regional Park Visitor Center each day. Itinerary and list of equipment needed will be sent out prior to camp. FOBH $215. All participants will receive tackle packs (a $25 value!) filled with lures chosen especially for this area, and a free Fishing Resource Notebook packed with valuable fishing tips and info! Instructors: Naturalist Ken Umbarger, with volunteer adult anglers. FOBH $215
Black Hill Visitor Center 98801 11-17yrs 4 Days $220 7/6-7/9 Tu-F 8:30am- 5pm

River Adventures Kayak Camp

Kayaking is even more fun than it looks! Come learn the basics of successful kayaking on flat and gentle river waters in our beginners’ Kayaking Camp. We’ll cover equipment, safety, basic strokes, entries and exits (wet and dry), boat control, self-rescue, how to read the water, river hazards, safe transport of kayaks, knots and hitches, features-uses of kayaks and kayaking equipment and more, using American Canoe Association-approved instructional manuals and ACA-certified kayak instructors. We’ll spend our first day on Little Seneca Lake, learning how to kayak on flatwater and the other three days kayaking on local rivers (Class I moving water). Fee Includes kayak rental, personal floatation devices (PFDs), and all other necessary equipment. You must be able to swim, wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet, and bring water shoes or strap-on sandals, a brimmed hat, sunglasses with keeper strap and sunscreen. This is a 4-day camp (no camp on Wednesday). FOBH $215.
Black Hill Visitor Center 98799 12-17yrs 4 Days $220 7/19, 20, 22, 23 M,Tu,Th,F 8:30am- 5pm 98800 12-17yrs 4 Days $220 8/2, 3, 5, 6 M,Tu,Th,F 8:30am- 5pm

Half-Day (9am-2pm), week-long sessions of Week in the Park are also available—see the “PartialDay Camps/5 Days” section on p.166 for more information.

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ART CAMPS

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Ponds, Puddles & Pools

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Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I

Children who love art will have a wonderful time with artist Ivette Burgess in this week-long summer camp. We’ll explore several different art techniques and mediums, including drawing, collages, and painting. Two age groups. Brookside Gardens
99951 5-7yrs 99952 8-10yrs 5 Days 5 Days $75 $85 6/21-6/25 6/21-6/25 M-F M-F 10am-11:30am 1pm- 3pm

Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II

Can’t resist getting wet on a hot summer day? Join us in water play and explorations! We’ll learn about and enjoy different types of water habitats and the many animals that swim, hop, and sneak along the water’s edge. Each day we’ll learn about things wet, wild and wonderful! Meadowside Nature Center
99560 5-6yrs 5 Days $140 7/12-7/16 M-F 9:30am- 1:30pm

The artistic journey continues for your budding artist with help from professional artist Debbie Vanegas. Campers will use a broad palette of art technique and mediums, including drawing, collages, and painting. (Projects are different than Budding Artists I camp.) Two age groups. Brookside Gardens
99955 5-7yrs 99956 8-10yrs 5 Days 5 Days $75 $85 6/28-7/2 6/28-7/2 M-F M-F 10am-11:30am 1pm- 3pm

Little House on the Prairie Camp

Partial-Day Camps

How did Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family live? What did they eat and how did they spend their days? We’ll explore the life and times of Laura and her family through fun activities and crafts. Meet at the Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood, MD (20855). Meadowside Nature Center
99001 8-13yrs 5 Days $175 7/12-7/16 M-F 9:30am- 1:30pm

Bug Camp

Five days of bug bliss, with activities and crafts exploring life in a log, aquatic insects, meadow hoppers and fliers, honeybees, and a field trip to the “Wings of Fancy” Butterfly Exhibit (admission to show included in the camp price). Brookside Nature Center
97903 6-8yrs 5 Days $105 7/26-7/30 M-F 9:30am-Noon

Nature Tykes

Botanical Art Camp

Nature Tykes is a camp for the younger crowd. Our half-day sessions will suit preschool explorers as we discover the life story of trees, follow water to see where it goes, dig into soil to discover what worms are up to, survey an amazing array of bugs, and seek out the secrets of our wild neighbors. Locust Grove Nature Center
99600 4-5yrs 5 Days $175 7/26-7/30 M-F 9am-Noon

Give your child the opportunity to study watercolor, oil pastel, and colored pencil techniques with a trained botanical artist at Brookside Gardens. Each day, we’ll visit and explore different vegetable and flower gardens at Brookside, and use the plants we find (like radish, corn, kale, leek, celeriac, Swiss chard, sunflowers, basil, and more) as subjects for our art work. Each student will be given a spiralbound tablet of 140# watercolor paper to use and take home. At the end of camp, students will choose their favorite work, and we’ll mat it so they can take it home to be framed. Brookside Gardens
99953 8-11yrs 5 Days $115 8/2-8/6 M-F 9am-Noon

Adventures in Nature

Budding naturalists will enjoy adventures in nature as we discover the plants and animals of Rock Creek Regional Park. We’ll catch insects in the meadow, splash in the creek, hike through the forest, go fishing at Lake Needwood, and more. Meadowside Nature Center
99562 5-6yrs 5 Days $140 8/2-8/6 M-F 9:30am- 1:30pm

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Cabin John Freestyle Camp
Designed for the advanced skater, this camp will feature onice training, off-ice workouts, specific jump and spin instruction, and power skating drills. Prerequisite: Freestyle 4. Cabin John Ice Rink
99049 6 & up 5 Days $275 6/21-6/25 M-F 8am- 1pm

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Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp Extended Care

Extended Care for Summer Fun Ice Skating campers is available for campers from 8-9am for an additional fee, or on a single day basis. There’s also a full-day version of this camp. See “Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp: Full-Day” on p. 6 & 7.

Ice Dance Clinic

Figure Skating Camp

This week of skating fun for intermediate skaters (Alpha through Freestyle levels) includes music interpretation, strength building, on-ice and off-ice workouts, and a minishow at the end of each camp week. Wheaton Ice Arena

This week of ice dancing is designed for skaters with a clear grasp of edges, three-turns, and mohawks. The clinic includes music interpretation, dance patterns, on-ice and off-ice drills, and strength building. Wheaton Ice Arena
98156 18 & up 98157 5 & up 5 Days 5 Days $225 6/28-7/2 $225 8/16-8/20 M-F M-F 8am-11:45am 8am-11:45am

Partial-Day Camps

98199 7 & up 98200 7 & up 99100 7 & up

Cabin John Ice Rink

5 Days 5 Days 5 Days

$225 $225 $260

6/21-6/25 8/9-8/13 7/19-7/23

M-F M-F M-F

8am-Noon 8am-Noon 8am-Noon

Ice Hockey Camp

Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp: Half-Day

Join us at the coolest camp around! Each half-day session includes open skating and games on the ice, and a 30-minute lesson with a professional skating coach. Skaters are grouped by age and ability; beginning to advanced (Freestyle 4) skaters are welcome. We’ll also do an arts and craft project or another fun (non-skating) activity each day. Rental skates provided if needed, and every camper receives a free camp t-shirt. Print your ParkPASS registration for important info. Cabin John Ice Rink
97751 97752 97753 97754 97755 97756 97757 97758 97759 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $195 $155 $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 8/2-8/6 8/9-8/13 8/16-8/20 8/23-8/27 M-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm 9am- 1pm

This hockey camp will focus on skating, stick handling and off-ice fitness. Players will be assigned to groups according to skill level. Elements of power skating, passing and shooting, and various games will also be incorporated to make this a fun-filled week! This clinic is designed for players ages 6-12 at a Beginner Plus (learning forward crossovers) to Intermediate level (passed Mitey Mites 2 or Hockey 2 and above). Full gear required. Please bring sneakers and workout attire for off-ice conditioning, and a snack. Cabin John Ice Rink
97749 6-12yrs 98249 6-12yrs 98158 6-12yrs

Wheaton Ice Arena

5 Days 5 Days 5 Days

$250 7/12-7/16 $250 8/2-8/6 $200 7/19-7/23

M-F M-F

9am-Noon 9am-Noon

M-F 9:30am-12:30pm

Synchronized Skating Camp

Join us for our very first Synchronized Skating Summer Clinic! Figure skaters who have passed Beta or above will learn the fundamentals of this fun, fast-growing team sport. Skaters will learn the five basic elements of synchronized skating including circles, blocks, lines, wheels, and intersections while skating connected. Skaters who participate in this clinic will perform a mini-exhibition the last day of camp. Space is limited; register today! Cabin John Ice Rink
97750 5 & up 5 Days $195 8/16-8/20 M-F 9am-11:30am

OUTDOOR FUN CAMPS

Everyone loves Week in the Park—it’s our most popular camp! This halfday version of Week in the Park is a great value for the money, featuring indoor tennis and ice skating lessons, scavenger hunts, arts and crafts, a field trip to South Germantown Splash Playground and Mini-Golf, nature walks, miniature train and carousel rides, and much, much more! Meet at the Wheaton Outdoor Rink, just down the hill from Wheaton Ice Arena. Wheaton Outdoor Rink
98149 98150 98151 98152 98153 98154 98155 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 6-12yrs 5 Days 4 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days 5 Days $175 $140 $175 $175 $175 $175 $175 6/28-7/2 7/6-7/9 7/12-7/16 7/19-7/23 7/26-7/30 8/2-8/6 8/9-8/13 M-F Tu-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm 9am- 2pm

Half-Day

Full-day, week-long sessions of Week in the Park are also available. See “Full-Day Camps/5 Days” on p.164 for info.

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Earthkeepers Camp

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Parent & Child Nature Camp
This camp gives you and your young children the opportunity to explore nature together! We’ll look at things that fly, things that swim, and things with legs...and on the last day of each camp session (June 4 and July 1), we’ll take a field trip to the beach to look for shark teeth (provide your own transportation). *June 4 camp hours 10:30 am-1:30 pm; July 1 camp hours Noon-3 pm (not including travel time). Fee covers one parent and one child. June 1 camp meets at Brookside Nature Center; June 28 camp (#97900) meets at Pilgrim Hills Park (1615 E. Randolph Rd., Colesville, 20904). Brookside Nature Center
97899 3-6yrs 97900 3-6yrs 4 Days $75 4 Days $75 6/1-6/4 6/28-7/1 Tu-F M-Th 10:30am-Noon* 1:30pm- 3pm*

Calling young nature lovers! Join a Naturalist and explore Black Hill Regional Park’s three habitats: forest, lake, and meadow. Through crafts, games, stories and hands-on activities, we’ll learn how to help take care of Mother Earth. We’ll be outside part of the class, so dress for the weather. Light snack provided; please bring water. FOBH: $95.00 Black Hill Visitor Center
98701 4-6yrs 4 Days $100 6/28-7/1 M-Th 9am-Noon

Pick of the Parks

Hike and explore a different park each day, including Montgomery County parks, the C & O Canal, and Seneca Creek State Park. Plus, we’ll cool off one afternoon at the pool! Brookside Nature Center
97957 9-12yrs 4 Days $145 6/28-7/1 M-Th 9:30am- 2:30pm

Partial-Day Camps

Babes in the Park Camp

Survival: Wheaton Park

A nature camp for young children (ages 2-5) with their parent. We’ll learn about the natural world through crafts, stories, and hikes. You and your child will go fishing, enjoy a pontoon boat ride, hike in the woods, and use nets in our meadow to catch butterflies and insects. Please register child only; no fee for accompanying adult. FOBH $80 Black Hill Visitor Center
98749 2-5yrs 4 Days $85 6/7-6/10 M-Th 9:30am-Noon

Get your hands dirty and learn useful outdoor living skills! We’ll learn how to build a fire and basic shelter, read maps, use a compass, tie knots, cook over a campfire, prepare for emergencies, and respect and protect the environment. Brookside Nature Center
97959 13-15yrs 4 Days $160 97958 9-12yrs 4 Days $160 6/28-7/1 7/6-7/9 M-Th 9:30am- 2:30pm Tu-F 9:30am- 2:30pm

Outdoor Rangers Camp

Kinder Camp

This fall’s kindergartners will have a blast exploring on detective day, reptiles and amphibians day, nature-cise day (hop, jump, and move like local wildlife!), and stream splash day. Brookside Nature Center
97902 5yrs 4 Days $60 6/15-6/18 Tu-F 10am-11:30am

Join Naturalist Lynette Lenz for four days of outdoor discovery. We’ll enjoy and appreciate nature as we hike along the streams and through forests and meadows around Black Hill and Little Bennett Regional Parks. Boating and fishing at Little Seneca Lake, too! FOBH $135 Black Hill Visitor Center
98850 8-11yrs 4 Days $140 7/12-7/15 M-Th 9:30am- 2:30pm

Wee Little Farmers

Join us for some down-home fun on the farm! Wee Little Farmers is four great days filled with stories, activities, crafts, and a meet-and-greet with some real farm animals. Meet at the Agricultural History Farm Park, located at 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood, MD (20855). Meadowside Nature Center
99449 3-5yrs 99557 3-5yrs 4 Days $40 4 Days $40 6/15-6/18 Tu-F 7/20-7/23 Tu-F 9:30am-11am 9:30am-11am

Parent & Child Nature Art Camp

Explore nature through art and learn about the forest and streams, and the plants and animals that live there. No fee for adult. Meet at Wheaton-Claridge Park Activity Building, 11901 Claridge Road, Wheaton, MD 20902. Brookside Nature Center
97901 4-7yrs 4 Days $85 8/3-8/6 Tu-F 10am-Noon

Things with Wings

American Girls Camp

Enjoy crafts, games, adventures and food just like the American Girls! Activities include Felicity’s Colonial party, Josephina’s fandango, Molly’s patriotic campfire, and more. Brookside Nature Center
97955 8-11yrs 4 Days $110 97956 8-11yrs 4 Days $110 6/22-6/25 Tu-F 7/6-7/9 Tu-F 9:30am-12:30pm 9:30am-12:30pm

Discover the wonders of wings and the flying creatures that have them, including birds, bats, and insects. We’ll explore Wheaton Regional Park, make crafts and play games, too. Brookside Nature Center
97904 6-8yrs 4 Days $100 8/10-8/13 Tu-F 9:30am-12:30pm

Water Wonders

Wee Little Nature Explorers

Discover the natural world! Reading stories, meeting live animals, catching bugs, and hiking are just some of the fun adventures in store for you and your child at camp. Meadowside Nature Center
99000 3-5yrs 4 Days $40 6/22-6/25 Tu-F 9:30am-11am

Learn about the wonders of water habitats through handson exploration. We’ll travel daily to different Maryland waterways and discover streams, ponds, rivers and bays. Brookside Nature Center
97961 11-14yrs 4 Days $150 8/10-8/13 Tu-F 10am-3pm

Be Kind to Animals

Meet professionals who work with and care for different wild and domestic animals. Lots of new field trip sites! Brookside Nature Center
97962 11-14yrs 4 Days $150 8/16-8/19 M-Th 10am-3pm

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Boy Scout Merit Badges at Locust Grove
Locust Grove Nature Center offers Scouts the opportunity to fulfill many of the requirements for four merit badges. BSA uniforms are not required, but come dressed for the weather—we go outside rain or shine! Register for any or all four of the badge programs. Bring snack and a lunch.
• Mammals 99705 11-17yrs

WEBELO BADGES
Webelos Activity Badges at Meadowside
Earn your Webelos badges at Meadowside Nature Center with real-life, hands-on field experience (and fun!). Uniforms are not required, but come dressed for the weather—we go out rain or shine. If you bring your Webelos Scout Book, the Naturalist leading your class can sign off on that badge if you like.
• Webelos

Locust Grove Nature Center
1 Day • Birds 99706

Merit Badge
$50 6/22 Tu 10am- 3pm

Locust Grove Nature Center
11-17yrs 1 Day $50 6/23 W 10am- 3pm • Nature 99707

Merit Badge

Locust Grove Nature Center
11-17yrs 1 Day

Merit Badge
$50 6/24 Th 10am- 3pm

While earning this badge, you’ll find out how the earth is formed and what’s in it, learn what fossils are, and what they can tell us about the earth millions of years ago. Please dress to get wet. Meadowside Nature Center
99501 6-10yrs 1 Day $25 6/28 M 9:30am-Noon • Webelos

Geologist Activity Badge

Scouting Programs

• Environmental 99708 11-17yrs 1 Day

Locust Grove Nature Center

Science Merit Badge
$50 6/25 F 10am- 3pm

Boy Scout Merit Badges at Meadowside

Take a day or two out of your summer to have some hands-on fun and earn your Boy Scout badges at the same time! Each program is led by an experienced and knowledgeable Park Naturalist at Meadowside Nature Center. Please bring a bag lunch, and dress for the weather.
• Chemistry

Do you enjoy watching wildlife? If so, you’re already a naturalist! Join us on a search for wildlife in our forests, meadows, streams, and ponds—after we learn to identify the poisonous plants and dangerous animals in our area. Please dress for the outdoors. Meadowside Nature Center
99502 6-10yrs 1 Day $25 6/29 Tu 9:30am-Noon • Webelos

Naturalist Activity Badge

Learn how we use chemistry to improve our lives and the health of the planet through hands-on experiments. Please remember to bring a bag lunch. Meadowside Nature Center
99552 99555 8-18yrs 8-18yrs 1 Day 1 Day $40 $40 7/6 7/8 Tu 10am- 2:30pm Th 10am- 2:30pm • Environmental

Merit Badge

Learn what it takes to be a forester as we take to the trails to learn how to identify different trees and why wildfires can play a beneficial role in a forest ecosystem. Please dress to be outdoors. Meadowside Nature Center
99503 6-10yrs 1 Day $25 6/30 W 9:30am-Noon • Webelos

Forester Activity Badge

Join us while we study people’s impact on the environment and what we can do to reduce this impact as we examine different forms of pollution. Please remember to bring a bag lunch. Meadowside Nature Center
99553 99558 8-18yrs 8-18yrs 1 Day 1 Day $40 $40 7/7 7/9 W F 10am- 2:30pm 10am- 2:30pm

Science Merit Badge

To earn this activity badge, you’ll do scientific experiments and test some famous laws of science. Together, we’ll explore how planes fly, and how your brain can play tricks on you. Meadowside Nature Center
99504 6-10yrs 1 Day $25 7/1 Th 9:30am-Noon

Scientist Activity Badge

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Set up your ParkPASS account:
• Visit www.ParkPASS.org to set up your account online. See p.168 for step-by-step directions.

Please note: It can take up to two business days to activate a new account. • If you need help, contact the ParkPASS Help Desk at 301-495-2580 (M-F, 10am-2pm), or email us at MCP-ParkPASSHelp@MontgomeryParks.org. • Visit one of our ParkPASS facilities (see the Montgomery Parks Directory in this catalog), and they can help you set up a ParkPASS account on site.

Registration and Refund Info

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Register for your camp(s):
Online: Register 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.ParkPASS.org • In person: Visit a ParkPASS facility (see the Montgomery Parks Directory in this catalog, and look for the facilities with “ParkPASS” next to their name). • By phone: Use the ParkPASS automated phone registration system at 301-670-6858 (not available for all programs). Have your ParkPASS Login ID/Customer Number and Account PIN for each person you wish to register on hand. • By mail: Fill out the registration form on the next page and mail it with payment to the facility hosting the camp you’d like to attend. *Important: Submitting this form does not guarantee a space in the requested camp or program. Please call the ParkPASS Help Desk or the facility offering the camp to make sure there are openings in the camp you want before mailing in your form. Many camps fill up very quickly—so online registration is your best bet if you’re concerned about getting into a particular camp.

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Fill out and submit the necessary forms
• All participants will need to complete a “Day Camp Participant Profile” form (.pdf), available to download from www.ParkPASS.org, or at the facility offering the camp you want. • If your child requires any medication to be administered during camp hours, you’ll also need to fill out a “Day Camp Medication Form.” This form is also available at ParkPASS.org. • Submit your form/s via mail or in person at the facility offering the camp you want.

Montgomery Parks SUMMER CAMP Refund Policy
If Montgomery Parks has to cancel a Summer Camp, you will be notified and receive a full credit on your ParkPASS account, or at your request, a full refund (issued in the same form as received). To withdraw from a Montgomery Parks Summer Camp, please submit a written request to the facility hosting your camp or program at least four (4) weeks prior to the start of the camp. Most facilities accept email as a “written request,” but please check with the facility hosting your camp or program. You may choose to receive a 100% credit to your ParkPASS account for future programs or classes, or receive a refund (issued in the same form as received), less a 20% administrative fee. If your written request is received less than four (4) weeks prior to the start of the camp, no credit or refund will be issued unless your spot can be filled from the waitlist. If your spot is filled, you may choose to receive a 100% credit to your ParkPASS account for future programs or classes, or receive a refund (issued in the same form as received), less a 20% administrative fee. Please allow 3-4 weeks to receive a check refund. Credit card refunds can take 5-7 days to appear on your credit card account, depending on your bank/credit card company.

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Montgomery Parks Summer Camps & Programs by DATE
June 1-4
Parent & Child Nature Camp (ages 3-6), p.167

July 19-23

June 7-10

Babes in the Park Camp (ages 2-5), p.167

June 15-18

Kinder Camp (age 5), p.167 Wee Little Farmers (ages 3-5), p.167

June 21-25

Index: Camps by DATE

American Girls Camp (ages 8-11), p.167 Archaeology Leader Training Workshop (ages 14 & up), p.161 Boy Scout Merit Badges at Locust Grove (ages 11-17), p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice Skating) Camp (ages 6 & up), p.166 Figure Skating Camp (Wheaton, ages 7 & up), p.166 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp (ages 7 & up), p.164 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I (ages 5-7, or 8-10), p.165 Rockin’ Geology Camp (ages 11-14), p.164 Wee Little Nature Explorers (ages 3-5), p.167

Archaeology Camp for Kids (ages 9-13), p.161 Figure Skating Camp (Cabin John, ages 7 & up), p.166 Ice Hockey Camp (Wheaton, ages 6-12), p.166 Nature & Science Camp (ages 7-9), p.161 No Bones About It (ages 9-12), p.162 Nuts About Nature (ages 8-10), p.162 Outdoor Adventure Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 River Adventures Kayak Camp (ages 12-17), p.164 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Tennis Boot Camp (ages 5-12), p.163 Tracks, Scats & Signs (ages 6-8), p.162 Wee Little Farmers (ages 3-5), p.167 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

July 26-30

June 28-July 2

Archaeology Camp for Kids (ages 9-13), p.161 Earthkeepers Camp (ages 4-6), p.167 Ice Dance Clinic (ages 18 & up), p.166 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II (ages 5-7, or 8-10), p.165 Outdoor Adventure Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 Parent & Child Nature Camp (ages 3-6), p.167 Pick of the Parks (ages 9-12), p.167 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Survival: Wheaton Park (ages 13-15), p.167 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Webeloes Activity Badges at Meadowside (ages 6-10), p.168 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

Archaeology Camp for Kids (ages 9-13), p.161 Bug Camp (ages 6-8), p.165 Going Buggy! (ages 6-8), p.161 Junior Naturalist Camp (ages 10-12), p.162 Nature Tykes (ages 4-5), p.165 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp (ages 8-13), p.163 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

August 2-6

July 5-9

American Girls Camp (ages 8-11), p.167 Archaeology Camp for Kids (ages 9-13), p.161 Boy Scout Badges at Meadowside (ages 8-18), p.168 Fishing Camp for Youth (ages 11-17), p.164 Going Buggy! (ages 9-12), p.161 It’s “Fun”-damental (ages 6-8), p.161 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Survival: Wheaton Park (ages 9-12), p.167 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp (ages 8-13), p.163 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Tennis Boot Camp (ages 5-12), p.163 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

Adventures in Nature (ages 5-6), p.165 Botanical Art Camp (ages 8-11), p.165 Dinosaurs Rock! (ages 6-8), p.162 Exploring Maryland’s Silver Trails (ages 9-12), p.162 Ice Hockey Camp (Cabin John, ages 6-12), p.166 Outdoor Adventure Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp (ages 4-7), p.167 River Adventures Kayak Camp (ages 12-17), p.164 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Tennis & Golf Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 Tennis Boot Camp (ages 5-12), p.163 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

August 9-13

July 12-16

Archaeology Camp for Kids (ages 9-13), p.161 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun! (ages 8-11), p.161 Herps! (ages 6-8), p.161 Ice Hockey Camp (Cabin John, ages 6-12), p.166 Little House on the Prairie Camp (ages 8-13), p.165 Outdoor Rangers Camp (ages 8-11), p.167 Ponds, Puddles & Pools (ages 5-6), p.165 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Survival of the Fittest (ages 9-12), p.161 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp (ages 8-13), p.163 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166 Wild About Wildlife (ages 6-9), p.161

Chesapeake Week (ages 12-14), p.164 Figure Skating Camp (Wheaton, ages 7 & up), p.166 It’s a Matter of Scale (ages 9-12), p.162 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp (ages 8-13), p.163 Tennis & So Much More! (ages 6-12), p.163 Things with Wings (ages 6-8), p.167 Water Wonders (ages 11-14), p.167 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166 Wild in the Woods (ages 6-8), p.162

August 16-20

Be Kind to Animals (ages 11-14), p.167 Ice Dance Clinic (ages 5 & up), p.166 Outdoor Adventure Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Synchronized Skating Camp (ages 5 & up), p.166 Tennis & Golf Camp (ages 9-13), p.163 Tennis Boot Camp (ages 5-12), p.163 Week in the Park (ages 6-12), p.164, 166

August 23-27

Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp (ages 6-12),p.162, 163, 166 Tennis Boot Camp (ages 5-12), p.163

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Duration of camps varies from 4-5 days in length, and run from 1.5 hours (for the youngest set) to 9 hours each day.

Montgomery Parks Summer Camps & Programs by AGE
Two (2)
Babes in the Park Camp, p.167

Three (3)

Babes in the Park Camp, p.167 Parent & Child Nature Camp, p.167 Wee Little Farmers, p.167 Wee Little Nature Explorers, p.167

Four (4)

Babes in the Park Camp, p.167 Earthkeepers Camp, p.167 Nature Tykes, p.165 Parent & Child Nature Camp, p.167 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp, p.167 Wee Little Farmers, p.167 Wee Little Nature Explorers, p.167

Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Nature & Science Camp, p.161 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp, p.167 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Things with Wings, p.167 Tracks, Scats & Signs, p.162 Webelo Badges, p.168 Week in the Park, p.164, 166 Wild about Wildlife, p.161 Wild in the Woods, p.162

Survival of the Fittest, p.161 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Webelo Badges, p.168 Week in the Park, p.164, 166 Wild about Wildlife, p.161

Ten (10)

Eight (8)

Five (5)

Adventures in Nature, p.165 Babes in the Park Camp, p.167 Earthkeepers Camp, p.167 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Kinder Camp, p.167 Nature Tykes, p.165 Parent & Child Nature Camp, p.167 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp, p.167 Ponds, Puddles & Pools, p.165 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Wee Little Farmers, p.167 Wee Little Nature Explorers, p.167

Six (6)

Adventures in Nature, p.165 Bug Camp, p.165 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Dinosaurs Rock!, p.162 Earthkeepers Camp, p.167 Going Buggy, p.161 Herps!, p. 161 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s “Fun”damental, p.161 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Parent & Child Nature Camp, p.167 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp, p.167 Ponds, Puddles & Pools, p.165 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Things with Wings, p.167 Tracks, Scats & Signs, p.162 Webelo Badges, p.168 Week in the Park, p.164, 166 Wild about Wildlife, p.161 Wild in the Woods, p.162

American Girls Camp, p.167 Botanical Art Camp, p.165 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Bug Camp, p.165 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Dinosaurs Rock!, p.162 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun!, p.161 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Herps!, p.161 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s “Fun”damental, p.161 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 Nature & Science Camp, p.161 Nuts about Nature, p.162 Outdoor Rangers Camp, p.167 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Things with Wings, p.167 Tracks, Scats & Signs, p.162 Webelo Badges, p.168 Week in the Park, p.164, 166 Wild about Wildlife, p.161 Wild in the Woods, p.162

American Girls Camp, p.167 Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Botanical Art Camp, p.165 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Exploring MD’s Silver Trails, p.162 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun!, p.161 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s a Matter of Scale, p.162 Junior Naturalist Camp, p.162 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 No Bones about It, p.162 Nuts about Nature, p.162 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 Outdoor Rangers Camp, p.167 Pick of the Parks, p.167 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Survival of the Fittest, p.161 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Webelo Badges, p.168 Week in the Park, p.164, 166

Index: Camps by AGE

Eleven (11)

Nine (9)

Seven (7)

Bug Camp, p.165 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Dinosaurs Rock!, p.162 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Herps!, p.161 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s “Fun”damental, p.161

American Girls Camp, p.167 Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Botanical Art Camp, p.165 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Exploring MD’s Silver Trails, p.162 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun!, p.161 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s a Matter of Scale, p.162 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.165 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.165 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 Nature & Science Camp, p.161 No Bones about It, p.162 Nuts about Nature, p.162 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 Outdoor Rangers Camp, p.167 Pick of the Parks, p.167 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166

American Girls Camp, p.167 Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Be Kind to Animals, p.167 Botanical Art Camp, p.165 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Exploring MD’s Silver Trails, p.162 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun!, p.161 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s a Matter of Scale, p.162 Junior Naturalist Camp, p.162 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 No Bones about It, p.162 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 Outdoor Rangers Camp, p.167 Pick of the Parks, p.167 Rockin’ Geology Camp, p.164 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Survival of the Fittest, p.161 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166

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Eleven (11) (cont.)
Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Water Wonders, p.167 Week in the Park, p.164, 166 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Rockin’ Geology Camp, p.164 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Water Wonders, p.167

Brookside Nature Center

Index: Camps by AGE, LOCATION

Fifteen (15)

Twelve (12)

Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Be Kind to Animals, p.167 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Chesapeake Week, p.164 Exploring MD’s Silver Trails, p.162 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Going Buggy, p.161 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 It’s a Matter of Scale, p.162 Junior Naturalist Camp, p.162 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 No Bones about It, p.162 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 Pick of the Parks, p.167 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Rockin’ Geology Camp, p.164 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp,p.162, 163, 166 Survival of the Fittest, p.161 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163 Water Wonders, p.167 Week in the Park, p.166, 164

Archaeology Leader Training for Teens, p.161 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166

American Girls Camp, p.167 Be Kind to Animals, p.167 Bug Camp, p.165 Kinder Camp, p.167 Nuts about Nature Camp, p.162 Parent & Child Nature Camp, p.167 Parent & Child Nature Art Camp, p.167 Pick of the Parks, p.167 Rockin’ Geology Camp, p.164 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Things with Wings, p.167 Water Wonders, p.167 Wild About Wildlife, p.161

Cabin John Ice Rink

Sixteen (16)

Archaeology Leader Training for Teens, p.161 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166

Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 Summer Fun Ice Skating Camp, p.162, 163, 166 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163

Locust Grove Nature Center

Seventeen (17)

Archaeology Leader Training for Teens, p.161 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166

Thirteen (13)

Eighteen (18)

Boy Scout Merit Badges, p.168 Dinosaurs Rock!, p.162 Exploring MD’s Silver Trails, p.162 Going Buggy, p. 161 Herps!, p.161 It’s a Matter of Scale, p.162 It’s “Fun”-damental, p.161 Nature Tykes, p.165 No Bones about It, p.162 Survival of the Fittest, p.161 Tracks, Scats & Signs!, p.162 Wild in the Woods, p.162

Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Be Kind to Animals, p.167 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Chesapeake Week, p.164 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Little House on the Prairie, p.165 Outdoor Adventure Camp, p.163 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164 Rockin’ Geology Camp, p.164 Survival: Wheaton Park, p.167 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166 Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & Ice Skating Camp, p.163 Water Wonders, p.167

Archaeology Leader Training for Teens, p.161 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.16 Synchronized Skating Camp, p.166

Meadowside Nature Center

Camps by LOCATION*
Agricultural History Farm Park
Little House on the Prairie Camp, p.165 Wee Little Farmers, p.167
Send correspondence for these camps to Meadowside Nature Center

Adventures in Nature, p.165 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Chesapeake Week, p.164 Grandparent/Child Nature Camp, p.164 Junior Naturalist Camp, p.162 Nature & Science Camp, p.161 Ponds, Puddles & Pools, p.165 Webelos Badges, p.168 Wee Little Nature Explorers, p.167

Needwood Mansion

6700 Needwood Rd., Rockville, MD 20855

Archaeology Camp for Kids, p.161 Archaeology Leader Training Workshop for Teens, p.161

Black Hill Visitor Center

Fourteen (14)

Archaeology Leader Training for Teens, p.161 Be Kind to Animals, p.167 Boy Scout Badges, p.168 Cabin John Freestyle (Ice) Camp, p.166 Chesapeake Week, p.164 Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Grandparent-Grandchild Nature Camp, p.164 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166

Babes in the Park Camp, p.167 Earthkeepers Camp, p.167 Fishing Camp for Youth, p.164 Outdoor Rangers Camp, p.167 River Adventures Kayak Camp, p.164

Wheaton Ice Arena

Figure Skating Camp, p.166 Ice Dance Clinic, p.166 Ice Hockey Camp, p.166

Wheaton Outdoor Rink Wheaton Indoor Tennis

Brookside Gardens

Week in the Park, p.164, 166 Tennis & Golf Camp, p.163 Tennis & So Much More!, p.163 Tennis Boot Camp, p.163

Botanical Art Camp, p.165 Farms, Food, Fun & Sun, p.161 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists I, p.164 Kids’ Summer Camp: Budding Artists II, p.164

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How to register for a Montgomery BEFORE YOU REGISTER
• Visit ParkPASS.org to set up a ParkPASS account if you don’t

Parks Course or Program
PAYMENT INFORMATION
• Full payment must be made at time of registration. • VISA or MasterCard is accepted in person at ParkPASS • Make checks and money orders payable to M-NCPPC.

already have one. The ParkPASS online system is the easiest, quickest, most secure way to register for Montgomery Parks classes and program. • Please allow up to two (2) business days for your new account to activate and receive the ParkPASS email with your new Login ID/Customer Number and Account PIN. • With a ParkPASS account, you can view and sign up for courses and special programs, make payments, and view your course registration/s.

facilities, by phone (301-670-6858), or online at ParkPASS.org. Checks and money orders must include name, address, home and work phone numbers, driver’s license number, and participant’s full name. A $35 fee will be charged for all returned checks. County residents. Please visit ParkPASS.org for the application form and more information. ParkPASS facility and register and pay for courses in person. Any funds paid to your ParkPASS account will be available for you to use the next time you call or log on to ParkPASS to register. Montgomery Parks uses the latest payment security methods. Collection and retention of customer information is confidential. We do not sell, share, give, transfer or rent personal information to third parties.

• A fee reduction program is available for eligible Montgomery

READY TO REGISTER?
• Online: Register 24 hours a day, seven days a week at

ParkPASS.org, beginning at 12:01 a.m. the first day of registration. Have your Login ID/Customer Number and Account PIN on hand.

• Remember, you can stop by any Montgomery Parks

• In person: Complete the green “PARKS” section of the registration form in this Guide, take it to any ParkPASS facility, and we’ll help you get registered. See the Montgomery Parks Directory in this Guide for ParkPASS locations. • By

• Be assured that your account information is secure.

phone: Call the ParkPASS automated phone registration system at 301-670-6858, and follow the prompts. Phone registration is available 24 hours a day, beginning at 12:01 a.m. the first day of registration. Have your ParkPASS Login ID/ Customer Number, Account PIN for each person you wish to register, and ParkPASS course numbers on hand. Not available for all programs. mail: Complete the green “PARKS” section of the registration form in this Guide, and mail it with payment to the facility hosting the course you’d like to take. Please note: Mail is the least reliable method of registration—it does not guarantee a spot in the course you want. Please call the hosting facility or ParkPASS Help Desk to check availability before mailing your form.

MONTGOMERY PARKS REFUND POLICY
• If Montgomery Parks cancels a course, you will be notified

• By

and receive a full credit on your ParkPASS account; or, at your request, a full refund. draw from a Montgomery Parks course, submit a written request to the facility hosting the course. If your written request is received at least five business days before the course begins, you may choose to receive a full credit for the course on your ParkPASS account, or a refund less a 20% administrative fee. For courses with fees of less than $10, you will receive a credit on your ParkPASS account; no refunds will be given. days before the start of a course, no refund will be given for that course. If the course has multiple class sessions and you submit a written request to withdraw after the first class, you will receive a ParkPASS account credit, or a refund for the remaining classes less a 20% administrative fee. No credit or refund issued after the second class in a course series has met. participant. No refund requests will be considered after the last scheduled date of a course.

• NEW policy effective November 1, 2009: In order to with-

QUESTIONS?
• If you have a question about a specific course or program,

• If your written withdrawal request is received less than five

please call the facility offering the course. See the Montgomery Parks Directory in this Guide for facility information. If you have a question about the ParkPASS system or your account, call the ParkPASS Help Desk at 301-495-2580 (M-F, 10am-2pm), or send an email to MCP-ParkPASSHelp@ MontgomeryParks.org.

REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION
• If you register online, it’s a good idea to print out your

• No refunds or credits will be issued for classes missed by the

ParkPASS registration confirmation page. It often contains important details about your course not found elsewhere (e.g. directions to off-site programs, equipment lists, etc.). No confirmation letters are mailed. You may also call the facility hosting your course to confirm your registration. See the Montgomery Parks Directory in this Guide for facility information.

• All refunds will be issued to the payer in the same form

(check or charge) as the payment that was received. Please allow 3-4 weeks to receive a check refund. Credit card refunds can take from 5-7 days to appear on your account, depending on your bank/credit card company. withdrawal policies which may supercede this standard policy.

• Some activities (e.g. summer camps) have different refund/

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Montgomery County Recreation Department Four Ways to Register
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• Full payment must be made at time of registration. Do not • •

Mail - or drop off person J Full Service inRecreation Department Montgomery County
Attention: Registrar 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902-1099

MasterCard. Due to high volume, we are unable to confirm receipt of faxes. To avoid duplication, do not mail your original form.

Phone: 240-777-6840 Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm Registration is also available at all Regional Service Centers (see listing on page 99).

Cancellation Policy: The Montgomery County Department of Recreation (MCRD) holds programs in Department community, senior and aquatic centers, public schools, park facilities and private facilities. The cancellation of MCRD scheduled programs is determined by the Community Use of Public Facilities (CUPF) and is announced on WTOP FM 103.5 and AM 820 and WMAL AM 630. Weekdays and weekends when schools community activities are closed due to weather conditions or other emergencies all programs are cancelled, regardless of facility. Announcements will be made on the radio stations noted above. Community centers and Aquatic centers will open for drop-in activities as conditions permit. Please call the centers directly for information. The MCRD program message line is 240-777-6889. This recording will be updated regarding cancellations for MCRD classes, activities and sports programs.

submit registrations and/or payments to the instructor at the program. (See Four Ways to Register, at left.) Non-county residents must pay an additional $15.00 per participant per activity. Make checks and money orders payable to MCRD. Checks and money orders must include name, address, home and work telephone numbers, driver’s license number, and participant’s full name. VISA or MasterCard payments are accepted. Registration form must include correct credit card number, expiration date, authorized signature, and authorized amount. Financial assistance is available to county residents who are recipients of assistance from other Montgomery County agencies. Eligibility is based on proof of that assistance. A financial assistance application form may be picked up at any recreation office, community center, or swim center. You may also obtain an application by calling 240-7776840; or via the internet: montgomerycountymd.gov/rec. The Department of Recreation reserves the right to pursue all available options to collect any funds owed as the result of a dishonored check or credit card, charges incurred due to unsubstantiated credit card disputes, or any outstanding debt. If your check is returned unpaid, your account will be debited electronically for the original check amount and electronically or via paper for the state’s maximum allowable service fee. Payment by check constitutes authorization of these transactions. You may revoke your authorization by calling 800-666-5222 ext. 2 to arrange payment due for any outstanding checks and service fees due.

Withdrawal and Refund Guidelines
The withdrawal and refund policy pertains to all Recreation Department programs unless otherwise noted in the program description or facility rental agreement. Withdrawal Request Received: Submit a Written Request: Withdrawal Fee Charged: Eight (8) days or more before the start Mail: MCRD, Attention Refund Request No Fee date of the program… 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902 Fax: 240-777-6818 E-mail: rec.refund@montgomerycountymd.gov Online: recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov Seven (7) days or less before the start By mail, fax, or e-mail. $20 Fee per program date of the program… Online withdrawal not available On or after the start date of the program… By mail, fax, or e-mail. $20 Fee per program plus a pro Online withdrawal not available. rated charge for the number of classes that have met. After the last scheduled date of the No requests will be considered. No Refund program… If the Department cancels a program, changes a location or time and you cannot attend, or the program is full, you will receive a full credit to your Recreation Department account or a refund. Your written request must include the participant’s name, payer’s name, address, phone number, course number, and reason for withdrawal. All credits will be posted to your Recreation Department account unless a refund is specifically requested. All refunds will be issued to the payer in the same form (check or charge) as the payment was received. Refunds will be processed within 2-3 weeks of receipt of your written request.

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MCRD Registration Information

Don’t Be Confused!
The Montgomery County Department of Recreation and the Montgomery County Department of Parks are two separate agencies, with separate customer records, course enrollment guidelines, etc. But we publish this catalog together, so that you can get information about all the great Montgomery County courses in one handy Program Guide.
• The Guide is color-coded for ease of use: RECREATION courses are on the PINK tabbed pages. PARKS courses are on the GREEN tabbed pages. • The Guide’s registration form is also color-coded: RECREATION = PINK, PARKS = GREEN

PINK =
Want to enroll in a RECREATION course?

GREEN =
Want to enroll in a PARKS course?

Read the registration information on page 174, then fill out the PINK section of the registration form.

Read the registration information on page 173, then fill out the GREEN section of the registration form.

Want to enroll in BOTH a RECREATION course and a PARKS course?
1. Make a copy of the registration form (or as many copies as you need). 2. Fill out the GREEN section for the PARKS course and mail or bring it to the appropriate Parks facility with your payment (see page 173 for details). 3. Fill out the PINK section for the RECREATION course, and fax, mail, or bring the form to the appropriate Recreation location (see page 174 for details).

Got a qu estion? Call us! 240-777 RECREA-6840 TION 301-495 -25 PARKS 80

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This form may be duplicated.

Save Time Register Online
Additional Family Members Last Name First Name Birth Date mm/dd/yy Gender M/F Grade

Main Contact

Last Name ____________________________________________________________

First Name _____________________________Middle Initial _______________________

1) __________________________________________________________________________________ 2) __________________________________________________________________________________ 3) __________________________________________________________________________________ Payer Information (Name) ______________________________________________________ Address ______________________________________________ City ______________________________________ State _____ Phone ________________ Zip ___________________

Birth Date ______________________________Gender ___________________________

Street Address _________________________________________________________

City ___________________________________State _________ ZIP _______________

Home Phone ___________________________Work Phone _________________________

Cell Phone _____________________________Email _______________________________

SIGN UP BELOW FOR RECREATION PROGRAMS (Pink Section) ONLY
Birth Date Gender m/f School Attending Class/Activity Title Course Number Location

You must submit separate registrations and payment for Recreation and Parks programs!

Participant’s Name (last, first)

Start Date

Start Time

Recreation Dept. Fee

RECREATION

¨ Check or Money Order payable to MCRD If you are a non-resident, include an additional $15 per participant for each activity: Attn: Registrar, 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902 ¨ MasterCard or Visa Cardholder Name (print) _________________________________________ RECREATION Programs Fee Total:

Number _______________________________________ Exp date __________ Signature __________________________________ Date _________ If paying by credit card, you may fax your registration form to 240-777-6818. If you need help completing the Recreation portion of this form, please call 240-777-6840.
You must submit separate registrations and payment for Recreation and Parks programs!

SIGN UP BELOW FOR PARKS PROGRAMS (Green Section) ONLY
Birth Date Gender m/f Class/Activity Title

Participant’s Name (last, first)

Course Number

Location

Start Date

Start Time

Parks Fee

PARKS

¨ Check or Money Order payable to M-NCPPC Please mail or bring this form to the ParkPASS facility offering the course/s you want (see pages 109 -111 for facility locations). Or register online at ParkPASS.org! Questions about Parks courses or registration? Call us at 301-495-2580 M-F, 10am-2pm.

The participant assumes all risks associated with participation in the program. MCRD & M-NCPPC assume no liability for injury or damages arising from participation in the program. Due to the strenuous nature of some activities, MCRD & M-NCPPC encourage each participant to consult his or her physician concerning fitness to participate in the program. The participant consents to emergency treatment. The participant also consents to MCRD & M-NCPPC use of any photographs taken or video tapes made of the program. If the participant is a minor, the parent or guardian approves his or her participation in the program. Neither the instructor nor any of the staff are responsible for children prior to or after the scheduled program.

Participant or Parent/Guardian Signature ______________________________________________________________________________ Date _________________

Host Your
This summer, the Agricultural History Farm Park will join the ranks of Montgomery Parks’ Event Centers, and will be available for rent for social or business events – including weddings, family reunions, anniversary, holiday or birthday parties, and more. This scenic, historic farm in Derwood, Maryland is set on 410 acres of parkland and offers a variety of site options, including:

Event Ag History
expansive meadows

at the

Coming Summer 2010!

Farm

NEW at Rockwood, Seneca & Woodlawn

Off-Season Rates available January–March Up to 50% off social packages

4-hour party packages – only $500* Now available year-round

*Not available on Saturday

For more info: Call 301.299.5026 or visit ParkEventCenters.com

Montgomery County Department of Recreation 4010 Randolph Road Silver Spring, MD 20902

PRSRT STD US Postage Paid Rockville, MD Permit No.138

or current resident

kidfest
Sunday • May 2
12 noon – 4 pm

A celebration of children!
Games & Activities Clowns Finger Painting Face Painting Live Entertainment

free
East County Community Center
3310 Gateshead Manor Way
Silver Spring, MD 20904

available for purchase

Food

kidfest

Call 240-777-6821 or visit Montgomerycountymd.gov/rec

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