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REFUND POLICY
Your satisfaction is important to us.  Due to program costs, including instructors, supplies, and to help maintain our minimum numbers, we ask for your cooperation when requesting a refund or credit.

CLASSES
Our policy is to provide a full refund or credit, your choice, to anyone who gives us two (2) business day’s notification prior to the start of class.  Anything after the two (2) business days will not receive a refund/credit unless your spot can be filled.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL FUN NIGHTS
Grab your friends and head to the HRC for a night of fun!!  Dance, play games, enjoy refreshments (for purchase) and have a great time!!  Tennis shoes must be worn, and please leave your hats at home.  Parents please drop off and pick up your children in the back parking lot.  If a child wants to leave before 8:45pm a parent must enter the building to pick them up.  Your child needs to bring their current ID from school when attending the dance. Can goods going to area Community Centers. Please remember your child needs to be picked up at the Hays Recreation parking lot behind the building.  We will not allow kids to cross the street due to high traffic moving at this time.
Entry Fee: $5.00 OR $3.00 plus can good per dance
Held on: Friday’s - Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Jan. 13, Feb. 17, Mar. 10, April 7
NEW TIMES: Doors Open at 6:30pm
 Dance: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Ages: 6th – 8th graders

BEGINNING BALLET
Children will be taught basic ballet positions and techniques.  They will also explore dance through creative movement.  Please come to class in ballet attire (leotards and tights or tight fitting clothes.  If you have ballet slippers you may wear them, if not socks are ok).
Entry Deadline: Session 1: September 14
 Session 2: January 25
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on:
 Session 1: Wed. & Fri.’s-Sept 21–Oct. 14
 Session 2: Wed. & Fri.’s - Feb. 1 – Feb. 24
Times: 4:15 – 5:00pm
Ages: 4 - 8
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 8
Instructor: Aunalies Unsworth

LEVEL II BALLET
You know the basics, now come learn a little more!  You will explore dance through creative movement and new ballet positions.  Please come to class in ballet attire (leotards and tights or tight fitting clothes.  If you have ballet slippers you may wear them, if not socks are ok).
Entry Deadline: Session 1: September 14
 Session 2: January 25
Entry Fee: $20.00
Held on:
 Session 1: Mon’s. – Sept. 19 – Oct. 31
 Session 2: Mon’s. - Feb. 6 – March 20
Times: 4:15 – 5:00pm
Ages: 5 - 8
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 8
Instructor: Aunalies Unsworth

READY SET MOVE
We are offering FREE Wellness information for families and kids.  Come see us, learn about local wellness opportunities, and take part in our kids’ obstacle course.  This will be a fun event so why not join us.  We will finish with a drink and snack.  Make sure you sign up so we make sure we have enough items for this event.  
Entry Deadline: September 21
Entry Fee: FREE
Held on: Sunday, September 25
Time:  2:00 - 3:00pm
Age:  2 & older with an adult
Location:  Former Washington Elementary
Limitations:  Min. 5

WE DO ROBOTICS
You’ve wanted to get involved in Got Bot? classes, but weren’t old enough to take part, well here’s your chance! Build and program simple robots during this Lego robotics workshop series.
Please list any food allergies when signing up for this class.
Entry Deadline: September 21
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Thursday, September 29
Time:  3:30 - 5:00pm
Grades: Kindergarten – 3rd
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 8
Instructor:  Susan Schlichting, Ellis County Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development

HEAD OVER HEELS TUMBLING
Flips, turns, twists and rolls will be some of the skills that you will learn in this fun filled tumbling class designed to enhance muscle coordination and strength.  Students will learn forward and backward rolls, bridges and cartwheels.  Progression will depend on each student’s abilities.
Entry Deadline: September 28
Entry Fee: $15.00
Held on: Monday’s - October 3 - 24
Time: 3:40 – 4:20pm
Ages: 5 - 8
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10

KNITTING
Learn the basic stitches of knitting during this class. You will learn how to make a dishcloth.  As a part of the fee, each participant will receive a pair of knitting needles and yarn.
Entry Deadline: September 28
Entry Fee: $25.00
Held on: Tuesday’s - October 4 & 11
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: 11 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 3   Max. 6
Instructor: Deanna Newberry

DRONE DISCOVERY
Drones are revolutionizing the way we work and play, whether you are a filmmaker looking for the perfect aerial shot, a rescue worker mapping damage from natural disaster or a farmer determining how to increase crop yield.  Come join us as we explore drones and conduct an engineering design challenge.  Instructor: Susan Schlichting-County Extension Agent-4-H Youth development and Ellis Co, 4-H teens.
Entry Deadline: September 28
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Wednesday, October 5
Time:  1:30 - 5:00pm
Grades: 3rd – 5th
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10
Instructor:  Susan Schlichting, Ellis County Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development

PIZZA & MOVIE
Day of fun at the HRC as we join our friends for pizza and a movie.  Don’t let the fun stop their as we finish the afternoon with games in the gym.
Entry Deadline: October 5
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Monday, October 10
Time: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 10
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 6   Max. 23

SCHOOL’S OUT
Come on out for a day of fun.  Each day we have a full schedule of games, trips, crafts, cooking and trips to area businesses.  Space is limited so stop by the Hays Recreation to reserve your spot.
Entry Deadline: Wed. before each session
Entry Fee: $10.00 per session
Held on: Session 1: Wednesday, November 2
 Session 2: Wednesday, February 1
 Session 3: Wednesday, March 1
 Session 4: Wednesday, April 5
Times: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 12
Location: Recreation Center
Limitation: Min. 5   Max.22

TATTING
Get registered today and learn the lost art of Tatting.  You will learn the basics of how to make rings, joining and chains.  You will learn how to make a snowflake and edging.  As part of the fee each participant will receive a shuttle and thread.
Entry Deadline: November 2
Entry Fee: $25.00
Held on: Tuesday’s – November 8 & 15
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: 11 & older
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 3   Max. 6
Instructor: Deanna Newberry

CITY LIGHTS
It’s time for a new twist to the Hays Recreation sleigh rides.  The plans are still in the works but the dates are set.  More information will be coming to you, listen for radio advertisements and check for updates on our Facebook account or our webpage www.haysrec.org. Tickets on sale at the Rec Center Mon. Oct. 31 - Friday, Dec. 9. Thanks again to this year’s sponsor: Ameriprise Financial - Michael Schaffer & Associates
Held on: Saturday, Dec. 10 & Sunday, Dec. 11
Time: Pick ride time when you buy tickets
 Rides start at 6:00pm and go every 15 minutes till 7:30pm

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN
Involving kids in meal preparation encourages healthy eating habits.  Please join us in the kitchen as you prepare with your child some kid friendly dishes. Each child will take home a small meal dish. Please bring a small 8x8 square pan.
Entry Deadline:  Session 1: November 2
 Session 2: January 11
 Session 3: February 8
 Session 4: March 8
Entry Fee:  $6.00 per session
Held on:  Session 1: Wednesday, Nov. 9
 Session 2: Wednesday, January 18
 Session 3: Wednesday, February 15
 Session 4: Wednesday, March 15
Times:  4:00 – 4:45pm
Ages:   5 - 12
Location:  Recreation Center
Limitations:  Min. 5   Max. 12

BASKETBALL TURKEY SHOOT
Team up with your child and shoot baskets to win your Thanksgiving turkey.  The event will match a parent and child together.  Parents may enter with more than one child but may only win one turkey per family.  Everyone will walk home with a prize.
Entry Deadline: November 16
Entry Fee: $2.00 per team, $1.00 each additional child
Held on: Thursday, November 17
Grades: 1st – 6th graders w/an adult
Time:  7:00pm
Location: Recreation Center

GOT BOT?  NXT STEP ROBOTS
Come learn how to build and program the “next generation” Lego Mindstorm robots during this class series. You must have completed the Got Bot? class last winter or meet the age requirements.  Please attend all 3 classes as we work in groups and add on to your robot each week!
Entry Deadline: November 16
Entry Fee: $9.00
Held On: Tue.’s – Nov. 22, 29 & Dec. 6
Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm
Grades: 5th - 8th
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 6
Instructor: Susan Schlichting, Ellis County Extension Agent, 4-H Youth
 Development

HOLIDAY TREATS
Just in time for the holidays, let’s cook up some treats to be shared with your family or to give as a gift.
Entry Deadline: December 7
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Wednesday, December 14
Times: 4:00 – 4:45pm
Ages: 5 - 11
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15

HOLIDAY BREAD BAKING IS FUN!... & YUMMY
Do you like the smell of fresh baked bread coming from the oven? Here’s your chance to learn all about baking bread from scratch.  It’s easy, fun and best of all, yummy! We’ll learn to make a special holiday bread twist during class.  You’ll get to take home some tasty treats to bake and share.  This session is taught by Susan Schlichting, Ellis Co. Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development.
Entry Deadline: December 7
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Thursday, December 15
Times: 3:30 – 5:00pm
Ages: 3rd – 5th grade
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12

TUMBLING FOR TWEENS
This class will aid you in learning a variety of tricks and increasing strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Progression will depend on individual abilities. Child must be able to perform: handstand, cartwheel, and a bridge.
Entry Deadline: January 4
Entry Fee: $15.00
Held on: Monday’s – January, 9 - 30
Time: 3:40 – 4:20pm
Ages: 8 - 11
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10
Instructor: Haley Nixon

BIRTHDAY BASH: SCHOOL’S OUT
Hey kid’s school is out for the day let’s have a birthday bash party here at the rec.  The afternoon will be filled with creating your own apron, create your very own pizza, salad on a stick and delicious cupcakes.  There will also be time for games in the gym.  Don’t spend your day at home call your friends and join the fun.
Entry Deadline: January 11
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Monday, January 16
Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 8
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10

DUNKING DONUTS WITH DAD
Want to spend your Saturday morning with your son or daughter dunking donuts and building something out of wood?  If so, enter this great class. Each child will go home with a wood project and a lot of memories hitting dads hand with a hammer.  Please bring along with you a hammer, screwdriver & drill if you have one.
Entry Deadline: January 25
Entry Fee: $10.00 per couple
 $5.00 each additional child
Held on: Saturday, February 4
Time: 9:00 – 10:00am
Ages: 3 & older w/an adult
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15 couples

LONGEST TAIL FEATHER
Pheasant hunters galore! Bring the tail feather from your prize bird to the HRC to enter it in our Longest Tail Feather Contest.  The contest will run through 2016/17 Pheasant season.  We will display the leading feather throughout the contest. The winner will receive a gift card. Note: The winning entry will become the property of the HRC.  For more information, call the HRC office. Tail feather becomes property of the HRC.
Entry Deadline: February 8

MOM & DAUGHTER BOWLING NIGHT
Girls, grab your friends, bring your mom, and join the HRC for this fun filled night. The fee covers bowling shoes and one game of bowling.
Entry Deadline: February 8
Entry Fee: $4.50 per person
Held on: Saturday, February 11
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 3 - 17 w/an adult
Location: Centennial Lanes - 2400 Vine
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 30 couples

BURGER & BOWLING
Schools out for the day so have a burger off the grill and a game of bowling at the Centennial Lanes.  We will complete the afternoon with crafts and games.
Entry Deadline: February 15
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Monday, February 20
Time: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Ages: 6 - 10
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 6   Max. 23

DAD & SON BOWLING NIGHT
Want to spend a night with your son having a lot of fun bowling?  Boys may be accompanied by their Dad, Uncle, Brother, Grandfather or anyone over 18 that is special to them.  The fee covers your bowling shoes and one game per family member.
Entry Deadline: February 15
Entry Fee: $4.50 per person
Held on: Saturday, February 18
Time: 5:30pm
Ages: 3 - 17 w/an adult
Location: Centennial Lanes - 2400 Vine
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 30 couples

CINDERELLA’S BALL
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Calling all princesses in the land to the 2017 Cinderella’s Ball! Dad’s grab your best girl and treat her to a night she’ll never forget! New surprises will ensure a wonderful time for all.  Enjoy a dinner, dancing, games and fun.  Each couple will have their picture taken at Cinderella’s castle for a memento of the special night.  “Substitute” daddies are welcome (grandpa, uncle, etc.) Sign up early, this special night will fill up fast.  
THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR: FLOWERS BY FRANCES
Entry Deadline: March 28
Entry Fee: $15.00 per couple
 $8.00 each additional daughter
Held on: Saturday, April 1
Time: 5:30 – 7:30pm
Age: 2 - 12 w/an adult
Location: Recreation Center
Limitations: Min. 15   Max. 35 couples

SNOW SCULPTURE
Attention snow bunnies, the HRC is looking for a few good snow sculptures.  You may enter by taking a photo of your snow sculpture and mailing it to the HRC, or emailing it to gail@haysrec.org.  Write the name of the participants that helped build the creation and a home phone number on the back of the photo or include it with your email.  Winners will be announced the first week of April.  All pictures will be posted on our website.  Prize will be awarded
Entry Deadline: April 5
Entry Fee: Free
Held on: 1st snow till April 1
Ages: All ages

 

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