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Recreation News

Published: May 25, 2014 12:00 AM

Summer swim lessons

The Tallmadge Recreation Department will offer summer swim lessons at Maca Aquatic Center for all ages this summer. Lessons start the week of June 9. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays or Saturdays. Morning and evening classes are available. Early online registration for residents and Maca pass holders is going on now. Online registration is open to everyone and in person registration will begin at the Tallmadge Recreation Center May 27. Cost is $50 per child for Maca pass holders and $60 per child for all others.

Last week for Maca Pool Passes at

pre-season rates

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Maca Pass pre-season sale ends May 30. Passes are on sale now at the TRC. Start thinking about summer fun now and save up to $15 off the regular season rates. Contact the TRC for prices. Maca Pool opens May 31 at 11 a.m. Maca will be open daily, weather permitting, through Aug. 17. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ninety-Nine Days for $99 summer special

It's back again this year -- 99 days at TRC for $99. This promotional pass is on sale June 1 through 30 and is available to anyone without a current TRC membership. For $1 a day, purchasers will receive a Gold level membership that includes classes (except cycling) and child care during their workout. Membership is good for 99 days from the date of purchase.

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Crafty Club for


Preschooler can show off their crafty side at Crafty Club June 14 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at TRC. Participants will work with Miss Kim and Miss Monica creating fun, age-appropriate crafts to take home. Cost is $6 for residents and $8 for nonresidents. The last day to register is June 9.

Touch a Truck

TRC is inviting families to get up close and personal with the big trucks one can usually only see from afar at Touch a Truck June 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. Tallmadge City vehicles, mail trucks, army vehicles and other cool surprises will be featured. Admission is free.

Youth Golf League Improved for 2014

TRD has made changes and improvements to its summer youth golf program which will be scheduled Fridays, June 13 through Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. The program now includes two clinics as well as six weeks of league play. The first clinic will be at Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf Course and the remainder of the program will be at SunnyHill Golf Course. Cost is $150 for residents and $160 for nonresidents. Register by June 4.

Youth tennis


TRD will offer tennis lessons to children ages 5 through 13 this summer at the tennis courts next to the TRC. Lessons will be Mondays and Wednesdays, June 2 through 25. Children ages 5 through 7 will play from 9:15 to 10 a.m., ages 8 through 10 will play from 10 to 11 a.m. and ages 11 through 13 will play from 11 a.m. to noon. The program includes age-appropriate tennis instruction from instructors with the LaTuchie Tennis Center. Cost for ages 5 through 7 is $55 for residents and $65 for nonresidents. Cost for ages 8 through 13 is $70 for residents and $80 non-residents. Register by May 28.

Summer Camp at

Lions Park

TRD is hosting Summer Day Camp for children ages 5 through 13 at Lions Park. Camp will be offered Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first session is scheduled June 2 through July 3 and the second session will be July 7 through Aug. 8. Children in this program will be separated by age to participate in a summer full of adult supervised, age-appropriate activities. Age groups are 5 through 6, 7 through 9 and 10 through 13. Activities include sports, crafts, hiking, swimming, games and field trips. Children can be registered for a week at a time or for the entire five-week session. Cost for each five-week session is $220 per child for residents and $260 per child for nonresidents. Weekly rates are $55 per child for residents and $65 per child for nonresidents. Before and after camp activities are also available for an additional fee.

Inaugural Food Truck Fest

Tallmadge Recreation Department and the Tallmadge Chamber of Commerce will host their inaugural Tallmadge Food Truck Festival at the TRC June 1 from noon to 6 p.m. Eight food trucks will be in attendance, including The Nosh Box (Southern, home-style comfort food), Zydeco Bistro (Creole and Cajun cuisine), The Stone Pelican Rolling Caf (wraps and quesadillas), Boca Loca Burrito Factory (burritos), Mobile Sushi Bar (made-to-order sushi and other Asian cuisine), Sweet! Mobile Cupcakes (cupcakes), East Coast Custard (Frozen Custard) and PopSmith (Popsicles). Chamber will sell pop and water to benefit local charities. The event is designed for all ages, featuring a performance by The Swizzle Stick Band and activities and games for children. Admission is free, the food is not. Overflow parking will be available at Tallmadge High School.

Adult indoor soccer leagues

TRC will host indoor soccer leagues for 30 and older coed teams on Thursday evenings this summer. The league will play in the air-conditioned TRC to prevent overheating in the summer sun. The league begins June 12 and plays an eight-game schedule. Cost is $460 per team plus referee fees ($10 per game) paid in cash on the field at each game. Registration closes June 6. A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at registration and full payment is due before the first game.

Summer college

passes at TRC

The TRC is offering a summer deal for college students home from school for the summer. College passes will be on sale through Aug. 31 and will be valid for 117 days from purchase. Cost for a blue membership is $85 for residents and $100 for nonresidents and cost for a gold membership is $110 for residents and $125 for nonresidents. A valid college ID is required at time of purchase.

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