Upcoming Parks & Recreation Programs
Active Adult 50+ Birthday Celebration
An Active Adult Birthday Celebration will be held at the Walt Self Building on February 26, 2016 at 1pm-3pm. We will be celebrating active adults 50+ birthdays for the months of January and February. We welcome all Active Adults 5+ to come and enjoy coffee and cake along with free chair massages, entertainment and a dynamic speaker. Please stop in and celebrate your neighbors birthday!
Native Gardening Class: How to Manage Rain Water with Bio Swales/ Rain Gardens
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Walt Self Building $30 Fee
This class will instruct attendees on how to create land forms that manage rain water creating protection during floods and resilience through droughts. This class will review how to grade, reinforce, and plant basic rain gardens. We will also spend time looking at advanced methods and how these methods can be utilized on Forestry and Municipal scales. The Instructor is David Bailey. There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 participants. Deadline to register is March 2nd. To Register Call 303-823-8250, or e-mail email@example.com
Active Adults 50+ Fitness Class
Every Wednesday Starting March 9
10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Walt Self Building
Let’s get together and exercise for fitness and fun. Lori LeGault will be leading a 1 hour and 15 minute total body workout every Wednesday from 10:15 AM-11:30 AM. Starting and ending at the Walt Self Senior Building we will do a 30 minute brisk walk on our back roads, then upon arrival back at Walt Self we will do 30 minutes of strength training using tubing. We will end with 15 minutes of balance and flexibility. You are allowed to join in/or duck out of a section of the class. For example, if you only want to do the strength part, you can join us at 11:15 to finish the class, or if you only want to walk with us, then you can join that part. Please dress appropriately for exercise with layers and bring a water bottle. Call 303-823-8250 for any questions.
Active Adults 50+ Book Club
Walt Self Building
Let’s gather and enjoy reading some great literature! This is a book club for Active Adults 50+ meeting at the Walt Self Building. The first book is an amazing novel called, "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer. To be a part of the book club, you must RSVP by either calling 303-823-8250 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. There is limited space (10 total copies available at the library). Next, starting Monday 2/22/16 you can go to the Lyons Library to pick up your copy of the book. This book is available in 1 large print and 1 audio as well. The book club will meet on Thursday March 24th from 12:30-2PM at Walt Self to discuss the book and decide on the next book to read.
American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training
Town of Lyons Board Room
The American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is fun and fast-paced with hands-on activities, exciting video, role-plays and lively discussions. Youth ages 11 to 15 learn child-care, first aid, leadership and communication skills.
The class participant fee includes a Babysitter’s Training Handbook, Emergency Reference Guide and CD-ROM for babysitters to use in the class and on the job. Class will be held in the Lyons Town Hall Board Room on April 16th from 9 AM - 4:30 PM. The cost for this class is $55 per person. There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15. Class will be taught by Lori LeGault. For more information and to register for Babysitter’s Training, contact Parks and Recreation at 303-823-8250 or email@example.com. There is a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8. Registration ends April 13.