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RECREATION NEWS

Published: April 23, 2017 12:00 AM

UPCOMING EVENTS

& NEWS

Summer Hours -- Starting May 1, the Tallmadge Recreation Center will shift to its summer hours:

Monday through Thursday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday, 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Indoor Yard Sale -- May 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Have some things to get rid of after spring cleaning? Why not make some money by selling unwanted items at the TRC's indoor yard sale? It's indoors, so there's no concern about weather. Sellers may rent a space and take their own tables or may rent tables from theTRC. The fee is $15 for a 10-foot by 10-foot selling space and $24 for a double space. The cost to rent an 8-foot table is $8. No charge to browse. Register to be a seller by May 15.

Silver Sneakers Coffee Talk -- The next Silver Sneakers Coffee Talk, sponsored by Summa Health, will take place May 18 at 10 a.m. This month's topic will be Stroke Awareness with special guest speaker Kim Szymczk. Free refreshments and snacks will also be provided. Admission is free, but space is limited. Reserve a spot by calling 330-634-2349 or stop by the TRC's front desk. Reservations will be accepted until May 17 at noon or until the program is full.

Fourth Annual Food Truck Festival -- The Tallmadge Food Truck Festival is back again this year on May 21 from noon to 6 p.m. in the TRC Parking lot. Enjoy live music, kids' games and crafts and 29 different food trucks. Admission is free -- just pay for the food.

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Spirit Wear available -- The TRC is selling athletic gear emblazoned with its logo. Sample items and information on how to order are available at the front desk.

Gift Cards -- Gift cards are on sale now at the TRC. Gift cards are available in any amount and can be used towards a Tallmadge Recreation Center membership, Maca membership, program or facility rental. Stop by the front desk to purchase cards.

Birthday Parties -- Parents may reserve the party room at the TRC for their child's next birthday party. All birthday party room reservations include pizza and pop, decorations and party supplies for the chosen theme, use of equipment (playground, courts or soccer field), a party hostess, set up and clean up. Parents may also host a birthday party at Maca Pool. All party rentals include a reserved table in the concessions area for two hours, pizza and pop for eight children and two adults, paper products, set up and clean up. For more information, call 330-634-2349.

Maca Pool Passes at Preseason Rates -- Maca pool passes are on sale now at the TRC at preseason Rates. Start thinking about summer fun now and save up to $15 off the regular season rates. Preseason rates are good through May 15. Contact the TRC for prices. Maca Pool opens May 27 at 11 a.m. Maca will be open daily, weather permitting, through Aug. 13. Hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Home School Open Gym program -- The TRC will host home school open gyms for all home school students ages 5 through 17 on Thursdays from 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. The next session will run March 30 through May 18. Kids will participate in a variety of individual and team-based sports and physical activities. Weekly classes will feature a warm up, stretch and exercise segment, 1 mile and ° mile timed run, fun sports and a cool down at the end. Punch passes are available and drop ins welcome. No pre-registration required and students may come as often as they choose. Parents can choose to "pay and play" or pay to workout on their own. Indoor playground area for parents to supervise siblings who are too young to participate. Cost is $4 for residents and $6 for non-residents. The upcoming schedule is listed below:

April 27: Basketball/Across the Sea

May 4: Capture the Flag/Beach Ball Volleyball

May 11: Flag Football/Parachute

May 18: End of Season Picnic

An Evening of Minecraft -- May 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.. Boys and girls ages 5 through 12 will build, create and use their imagination with a Minecraft theme. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, create Minecraft swords and more. Cost is $5 for residents and $7 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 10.

Kids' Night IN Parents' Night Out -- May 19 from 5 to 10 p.m.. Kids ages 5 through 10 can enjoy a night of fun-filled activities while their parents enjoy an evening out. TRC staff will keep kids busy with crafts, games, pizza and playground time in a fun, safe atmosphere. Cost is $10 for residents and $14 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 8.

Star Wars Day -- May 20 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jedi Knights and Storm troopers ages 5 through 12 can go to the TRC and learn to battle Star Wars style. Boys, girls and droids will make their own light sabers, learn to battle and have some out of this world fun. Cost is $6 for residents and $8 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 15.

Youth Theater Day Camp -- Camp is held at the TRC Tuesday through Friday, May 30 through June 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children in grades 1 through 6. This camp offers a fun introduction to theater. All campers will act, sing and dance in a variety show for family and friends on the last day of camp. Cost is $65 for residents and $75 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 22.

Youth Magic Day Camp -- Join "The Great Brad," a professional magician as he introduces campers in grades 1 through 6 to the wonderful world of magic. Camp is held at the TRC May 30 through June 2 from 1 to 4 p.m. Each camper will perform a spectacular magic show for family and friends on the last day of camp. Cost is $65 for residents and $75 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 22.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Parent Child Paint Class -- May 6, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Parents are invited to spend a few hours getting creative with their child. Connie Kramer of Art Break will provide step-by-step instructions so each parent and child pair can follow along and make the same painting together. Participants must be at least 6 years of age. All materials will be provided and cookies will be served. Cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Registration deadline is May 1.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place at the Tallmadge Recreation Center, 46 N. Munroe Road. For additional information, call 330-634-2349.


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