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CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES DEPARTMENT BDCAS provides community events, recreation programs and activities for all ages, administrative support for Parks, manages aquatics for Swan Pool and Crystal Lake Beach and operates a multipurpose Community and Senior Center. LOCATION Senior CenterRecreation Building 114 E. Third St. Beaver Dam, WI 53916 OUR MISSION The City of Beaver Dam Community Activities Services Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life for res

Happy Summer Everyone Its a pleasure to bring you this wonderful catalog of activities, services and events each year. On the pages of this book, you will find dozens of ways to spend a long, lazy day or a warm summer night. Visit Crystal Lake Beach or take the kids for a swim at Swan Wading Pool. The kids dont know how to swim Take lessons from us Have a teen that loves to swim Sign them up for lifeguard training. The waters cool, the days are hot and the lifeguards will keep you safe chair fo

WHATS INSIDE COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES DEPT. GENERAL INFORMATION Aquatics Facilities Community Events Concerts in the Park Discounted Tickets 5 89 6 Back Cover COMMUNITY CONTACTS BD Area Arts Association BD Area Chamber of Commerce BD Area Community Theatre Karla Jensen 8853635 8878879 David Saniter 8856891 BD Area Swimming Seals BASS Peggy Broome 2102591 BD Community Band Erin Ebersole 6088349614 Sally Cupery 8878726 2194400 Jim Szopinski 8859816 Jim Szopinski 8859816 De

WOODSHOP Season Open Year Round Hours MondayFriday, 800am1200pm If you need a special project built, or something you treasure repaired, the Senior Center Woodshop Manager, Terry Appenfeldt, will probably find a way to help Our talents in the shop include pier building, clocks, cabinets, picnic tables, jewelry boxes and wooden toys Large or small, theres almost nothing the crew wont tackle. There is now time for you to work on a project of your own Learn how to do woodworking safety classes are

F REE ADMISSION W E D N E S DAYS , 7 0 0 8 3 0 P M S WA N P A R K June 18 Beaver Dam Community Band June 25 Boo Bradley Jug Band Music from the 60s. Popular favorites like the Beatles and the Beach Boys will be featured, as well as music from movies and Broadway musicals. Madison outfit Boo Bradley grounds its acoustic blues in gritty slideguitar work and washboard and other makeshift junkpercussion. Busy rhythms and acoustic guitars sonic quirks, Boo Bradley is as warm and fun as blues acts

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES The BDCAS Dept. employs over 60 seasonal employees throughout the year If you are interested in working for us, you will need to complete and submit an employment application. Summer positions are normally filled between January and March, with the fallwinterspring positions being filled between August and September. Applications may be obtained in the BDCAS office or online. A big Thank You goes out to all of our volunteers We couldnt do it without you SUMMER POSITION


Help us celebrate National Park Recreation Month in July by getting out of the house and joining us for some fun We have several special ways for you and your family to enjoy recreation and parks in Beaver Dam. BEAVER DAM LAKE ISLAND TOUR JULY 131 Take your kayak, canoe or boat around the lake and enjoy learning more about the islands on this selfguided tour. Pickup a route map with descriptions at the BDCAS office. CAMPFIRE FUN WEDNESDAY, JULY 23 EDGEWATER PARK 800930PM Bring a lawn chair o

CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES YOUTH ADULT RECREATION REGISTRATION Unless otherwise noted, you can register now for all programs in this guide. Please see the 4 Easy Ways To Register on page 39 for more information. CLASS SIZE Most programs have a minimum and maximum number of participants. This can be due to staffing, facility size, safety and other factors. If the minimum is not met by the registration deadline, the program may be cancelled. If the maximum is met, a wai

CANCELLATIONS WeatherRelated Cancellations are generally made at least 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Announcements are made on local radio stations WBEV 1430AM and WXRO 95.3FM, or listen to our telephone hotline at 8874639 ext. 2. Unless otherwise noted, programs will not be rescheduled and refunds are not issued. In an emergency, participants will be required to take shelter, as per staff instructions. The Senior CenterRecreation Building is open for summer programs regardless o

SWIMMING LESSONS Learning how to swim and water safety should be a priority Let our certified American Red Cross aquatics instructors teach your child these important skills. Each swim level teaches ageappropriate skills through guided discovery of activities and creative teaching methods. By using tools like kickboards and float belts, your child can explore skills and identify the movements that work best for each skill taught. Its important to place your child in the proper swim level, please

Each session is held MondayThursday for two weeks. Registration for each session is only taken during the When To Register dates listed. Online registration opens at 1200am and walkin registration starts at 730am in the BDCAS office. Drop box items are collected each business day at 730am and have priority over mailin and walkin customers the same day. Program Dates Session 1 06160626 Session 2 07070717 Session 3 07280807 When To Register 06060613 06270703 07180725 Min.Max. Infant 320 Pre

FUN FOR ALL AGES SUPER COLOSSAL RANGER RICKS GEOCACHE TRAILS Try your hand at a new way to discover buried treasures. We are home to one of Ranger Ricks Geocache Trails Ready to hit the trail Ask our staff how you can find all of the geocaches on this trail and solve Ranger Ricks mystery Participants will need EVERY FRIDAY, JUNE 20AUGUST 22 10001130AM TAHOE PARK program will not be held on Friday, July 4 Bring your friends and family to Tahoe Park for some super colossal fun Well have the fo

CAMP PROGRAMS BUILDING GREAT KIDS SUMMER CAMPS Our partnership with Martial Arts America of Beaver Dam has allowed us to combine our expertise and resources to offer this amazing Building Great Kids Summer Camps program Our camps are fun, organized and FULL of great things to do every day Campers will participate in programs activities such as, arts crafts, sports, nature, scavenger hunts, science, swimming lessons, relay races, selfdefense, campfires, talent shows, Olympics, nutrition, fishin

ONEDAY PROGRAMS ROCKETS ROBOTS To infinity and beyond Well, we dont have time to go quite that far, but you are sure to enjoy a bit of fun with rockets and robots Well build a robot, learn about rockets and see how far it will fly. It will be a blast...a snack and juice be provided. Ages 35 Location Tahoe Park Building Min.Max. 625 R 10.00 NR 15.00 Course 257.9111 Day M Date 0707 Time 630830pm Deadline 0630 PJAMA EXTRAVAGANZA Calling all girls...put on your pjs and get ready to turn a simple

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS PROJECT WET WILD PROGRAMS We are pleased to introduce two programs offered through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. These programs are part of a nationally organized effort to promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of water resources, as well as learn about wildlife and their habitat. Our staff has been through an extensive training to bring these activities to our community. Ages 417 Tahoe Park Building Min.Max. 630 R 20.00 NR 30.00 per pr

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS CHICKEN NOODLES This program is mostly about having fun By using unusual equipment rubber chickens, pool noodles, tennis balls, sponges, bolts youll enjoy the games and be at the same disadvantage as everyone else Some of the activities will include WaddleWalkChinDuck, Tower Building, No Noodles in My Backyard, KickIt Fence, Meatball in the Middle and more. Ages 412 Lakeview Park Shelter Min.Max. 1040 R 10.00 NR 15.00 Course 253.4801 253.4802 Age 47 812 Day F F Date 06200

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS WILL MY NOSE TURN RED Bring your creativity and become a clown This twoday workshop, brought to you by the Beaver Dam Arts Association, will conclude with a live skit performance for friends and families. Join in the fun as you learn about the history of clowning, costumes make your own from recycled items you already have, face design, how to put together a skit, ballooning and more. The show is complete with popcorn and beverages, be sure to invite your friends. Bring a sac

ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS BABYSITTING CLINIC We are offering this American Academy of Pediatrics Babysitting Clinic through the Beaver Dam Community Hospital. Students will receive over 5 hours of classroom instruction and be provided with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of their parents or guardian. They will also develop skills in leadership, safety and safe play, basic care and professionalism. This is also an excellent program f

DANCE PROGRAMS In collaboration with Dance Now Studios, LLC in Beaver Dam, we are offering a wide variety of fun recreational and core dance classes this summer. Watch your child dance via the VIP Very Important Parent Waiting Area All classes are held at Dance Now Studios, a stateoftheart dance facility, located at 344 Rosendale St. Special shoes are required for all classes and can be purchased at Julie R. Dance Skate Shop located in the studio building. WEE DANCE Youngsters are introduced t

SPORTS PROGRAMS SKATING LESSONS Learn the basics of figure skating or hockey, in a fun casual setting at the Beaver Dam Family Center. Each class will consist of basic skills instruction, various games and musical activities. All abilities are welcome All children age 5 under must be accompanied by a skating parent. Skate rental is available at the arena. Ages 217 Beaver Dam Family Center Ice Arena, 609 Gould St. Min.Max. 1025 R 20.50 NR 30.50 Course 254.5501 254.5502 Day TuF TuF Date 07010715

SPORTS PROGRAMS LETS PLAYSPORTS Well work with you on an overview of movement skills, sharing, sportsmanship, team spirit and making new friends. Enjoy warmup exercises and learning the basics of a variety of sports. Bring a water bottle each day, wear sports attire and tennis shoes. Ages 45 Lakeview Park Shelter Min.Max. 1040 R 17.50 NR 26.25 Course 255.1901 Day TuTh Date 07290814 Wks 3 Time 9001000am Deadline 0724 GYMNASTICS Take professionally instructed classes in a fun, safe environment a

SPORTS PROGRAMS KICKBALL Its a neighborhood favorite easy to learn and fun to play Teams will be randomly organized each week and equipment will be provided. Bring a water bottle each day and wear sports attire and tennis shoes. A sports towel is included in the program fee. Ages 612 Session 1 06250716 Smythe Park Session 2 07300820 Lakeview Park Softball Diamond Min.Max. 1632 R 6.25 NR 9.25 Course 255.7601 255.7603 255.7602 255.7604 Age 68 68 912 912 Day W W W W Date 06250716 07300820 0625071

SPORTS PROGRAMS JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS Enjoy learning a lifetime sport. This introductory program will be held at Old Hickory Golf Club and is designed in a fun, educational and slightly competitive atmosphere. Learning sessions will be short in length, but full in content and activity. Instruction will cover putting, chipping, swing, rules and etiquette. Each week will build on the last week, featuring a new lesson with practice time and discussion. Also included in the program fee is a Jamboree o

ADULT PROGRAMS GOLF LESSONS Let PGA Class A Golf Professional Tony Arvold, at the Beaver Dam Country Club, show you how its done These lessons are appropriate for beginners, or anyone looking for game improvement. Emphasis will be on the fundamentals grip, stance, club selection, putting, chipping, driving, rules and etiquette. The first two classes will be held at the Beaver Dam Country Club, with the remaining two held at Gophers Driving Range. Classes may be rescheduled by the instructor, due

CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS JOIN US The Beaver Dam Senior Center is dedicated to promoting a more productive life for area residents 50 years and better by providing a variety of affordable recreational and educational activities, while serving the community as a resource for aging issues. Becoming a participating member of the Center is easy Simply visit the BDCAS office to complete a membership card. There is no charge for city residents. Nonresiden

WERE HERE TO HELP When you need help with services or issues of interest to older adults, the Senior Center is your resource. As the community focal point on aging, we are a clearing house of information for local businesses, as well as county, state and federal agencies. Our brochure rack contains literature on housing opportunities, legal services, financial planning and more We have advanced directive forms, if you need those, and can suggest agencies to assist you with completion of the pape

SENIOR EXPO 2014 Pick up the latest information on resources for older adults at two shows this year Exercise Your Brain This comprehensive brain fitness program is for those who want to stay mentally sharp throughout life. It is designed to maintain or even improve brain fitness, but following the program also contributes to good physical health a bonus Super Noggin is suitable for adults of any age, including those with normal aging memory problems senior moments. It offers a multipronged ap

All activities listed on this page are held at the Senior CenterRecreation Building. Arthritis Exercise Bingo Book Club Bowling League Bridge Craft Workshops Cribbage Euchre Fishing Club Garden Club Garden Plots Genealogy Golden Go Getters Greenhouse Hooks Needles Kitchen Workshops Learn to Play Cards Meet Eat Club Mens Cooking Class Movie Club New Member Orientation Open Pool Tables Pepper Pinochle Pom Dance Pool League Right Before Lunch Sheepshead Tuesdays Thursdays, 815915am Wednesdays

For more information, please contact BDCAS office at 8874639 or stop by MondayFriday, 730am430pm. DAY TRIPS Memories Dinner Theater, Pt. Washington Prices include motorcoach transportation, show ticket, meal and driver gratuity. Tuesday, July 15 Tuesday, August 12 Tuesday, September 23 Sunday, November 2 The Kids Left, the Dog Died. Now What Dont Say Goodbye, Im Not Leaving Seniors of the Sahara Harris Cashes Out 64.00 64.00 64.00 64.00 Miller Park, Milwaukee Price includes motorcoach trans

CITY OF BEAVER DAM PARKS FORESTRY DEPARTMENT The City of Beaver Dam Parks Forestry Department is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of 20 city parks. This includes almost 300 acres of park lands and related facilities, the citys urban forestry program forestry operations include planting, trimming and removal of cityowned trees, facility support for recreational programs community functions and pier operations at the citys aquatic and lake facilities. LOCATION Parks Maint

STREET TREE PLANTING REGULATIONS TREE CITY USA The City of Beaver Dam is proud to have been named Tree City USA since 1992 by the National Arbor Day Foundation. The Tree City USA program is a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America. Communities achieve Tree City USA status by meeting four core standards of sound urban forestry management maintaining a tree board or department, having a community tree

PARK SHELTERS FACILITIES Shelter fees are based upon where you reside Residents R are those who live within the city limits of Beaver Dam NonResidents NR are those who live outside the city limits. Reservations can be made one year in advance from todays date and are taken on a firstcome, firstserved basis. All reservations need to be made in person at the BDCAS office, 114 E Third St. All fees are payable in advance, with no refunds or credits applied. A 5 service fee is charged each tim

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Baseball Fields Little League Playground Equipment Basketball Courts Volleyball Courts BMX Pump Track Drinking Water CITY PARKS Athletic Field DeClark St. Gilmore Ave. Apple Valley S. Center Rd. Empire Dr. Bayside Park Airport Rd. Cotton Mill Park Haskell St. West St. Crystal Lake Park Hwy. 33 E. N. Crystal Lake Rd. Edgewater Park McKinley Beach Rd. National Dr. Jefferson Courts Roedl Ct. Brook St. Lakeview Park Burnett St. Mary St. Lincoln Park N. University Ave. Lincoln Ave. Minn

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CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM Please PRINT neatly HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION Address City Zip Home Phone EMail EMERGENCY INFORMATION Parents Name Moms Cell Dads Cell Other Contact Name Relationship to Participant Home Cell PARTICIPANT INFORMATION Participant 1 First Name Last Name Date of Birth mmddyy School Grade Gender please circle TShirt Size please circle if applicable Participant 2 Participant 3 Male Female MED 1012 L

4 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER 1 REFUND POLICIES SERVICE FEE A 5 service fee will apply to each request per person for all refunds, credits and transfers. EXCEPTION A 10 service fee will be charged for all Building Great Kids Summer Camps requests. ONLINE www.cityofbeaverdam.combdcas RegisterView Activities Online or setup an account pay print receipt Visit Click Login Register, FORM 2 OF REFUND DROP BOX registration form on pg. 38 registration form payment in an envelope Complete Enc

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