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Recreation News

Published: June 15, 2014 12:00 AM

Go from Couch

Potato to Runner in eight weeks

Train to run a 5K with TRC's Couch to 5K program Saturday mornings, June 28 through Aug. 30 from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. This training session will help participants go from walking in the first week to jogging 3.1 miles (5K) by the last week. The class will end with paid admission to the Tallmadge Recreation Department's Labor Day 5K. This class is taught by a certified personal trainer. Cost is $75 for residents and $85 for nonresidents and includes training, race fee and race T-shirt. Register in person or online by June 23.

Girl Scout Bingo Night

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TRD is inviting all area Girl Scouts to the Community Center June 18 for Bingo Night. The night starts at 6 p.m. and includes bingo, refreshments and prizes. Cost is $5 for resident Scouts and $7 for nonresident Scouts.

Youth Hummingbird beginning soccer league

TRC will host a youth hummingbirds soccer league for children ages 3 through 6 Sundays, June 22 through Aug. 3 (no class July 6). Children ages 3 and 4 will have class from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and ages 5 and 6 will meet from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Each class includes instruction in the basics of soccer like dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting and positioning and low-key, non-competitive games. All coaching will be done by the TRC coaching staff. Parents may assist in coaching. Indoor turf shoes, regular tennis shoes, gym or athletic shoes must be worn. No cleats of any type will be permitted. Cost is $65 for residents and $75 for nonresidents and includes a team T-shirt and soccer medal. Register by June 16.

Maca Pool now open

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Maca Pool will be open through Aug. 17, weather permitting. The pool will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Maca passes are on sale at the TRC. Daily admission rates for residents are $5 for ages 3 through 12, $8 for ages 13 through 59 and $1 for 60 and older. Daily admission rates for non-residents are $8 for ages 3 through 12, $11 for ages 13 through 59 and $6 for ages 60 and older. Children ages 2 and younger are admitted free of charge.

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 through June 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.

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 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.

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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