Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Fall 2018

Pullman Parks & Recreation Brochure...Your Recreation Connection

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Pullman Aquatic & Fitness Center: 500 NW Greyhound Way: 509-338-3290 Pullman Senior Center: City Hall, 325 SE Paradise St: 509-338-3307 21 Why Did We Cancel That Class? Why Did We Cancel That Class? Sometimes courses are cancelled because people wait too long to register! Please register early to avoid disappointment! The City of Pullman is on Facebook and Twitter! MARTIAL ARTS All classes held at Mantis Martial Arts: 246 E. Main Street, Pullman WA Discount applied when registering for multiple classes. You must call the Parks & Recreation office at 509-338-3227 or register in person to receive the discount. For more information about classes contact Mantis staff at 509-432-9213 or mantis.martial@gmail.com. Class participants are eligible to enjoy open-mat time on Friday evenings. Schedule available at www.facebook.com/mantisacademy. Adult class fees: 1 class enrollment .................... $75 per month All class enrollment .................. $95 per month Under 18 yrs must have a waiver signed by a parent/guardian Capoeira Capoeira, a Brazilian Martial Art, is an athletic fi ght-dance of kicks, sweeps, and acrobatic movement, played to the rhythms of traditional instruments and song; a 400 year cultural heritage that emerged from Afro-Brazilian slaves ignited by resistance, rebellion, solidarity, and survival. Capoeiristas train to evade kicks rather than block, contact is minimized, which contributes to the beautiful and poetic fl ow of a modern-day game. Heighten body awareness, improve balance, coordination, fl exibility, and strength. Enjoy a great workout and playful group camaraderie. All ability levels welcome. Class focus will be on increasing core fi tness, and agility through basic Capoeira movement. Come play! Bring a water bottle, wear non-restrictive clothing, no shorts, bare feet. Participants are invited to arrive 10 minutes early, at 5:00pm, for a beginner's introduction to Capoeira, or individualized tips on tackling moves. MW ......... Ongoing .................... 5:10-6:00pm Striking Foundations This class is designed to increase self-defense skills, emphasize striking techniques, and improve conditioning. Boxing, Kickboxing, and Karate will be the foundation of the striking class. This class will challenge your conditioning and provide a wide variety of skills to increase your striking skills. MW ......... Ongoing .................... 6:00-7:00pm Aikido Aikido is a non-competitive Japanese martial art of defense that emphasizes a non-aggressive relationship with the attacker. The movement in Aikido is fl uid, fl exible and balanced. The goal of an aikidoka is to be conscious of his or her body, mind and spirit while being in harmony with self and surroundings. TuTh ......... Ongoing .................... 5:00-6:00pm Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu This class runs simultaneously to the adult class, so space is limited. Class will consist of a combination of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals and a verbal and grappling game plan to address bullying without punches or kicks. 15- yrs TuTh ......... Ongoing .................... 6:10-7:00pm Resident: $55/mth/N-Resident $57/mth 14-16 yrs transition to the adult class based on maturity and interest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu provides the tools and disposition to defend yourself from a larger and more athletic opponent. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a grappling martial art with no emphasis on strikes such as elbows or kicks; instead, the focus is placed on distance management, clinching, and taking the fi ght to the ground. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes timing, technique, and leverage to conserve energy and overcome strength and size. Foundations: TuTh ......... Ongoing .................... 7:00-8:00pm Intermediate: TuTh ......... Ongoing .................... 8:05-9:00pm Park Park Shelter Shelter Rentals Rentals The shelter and the surrounding area are rented in four hour time blocks for $30. The City of Pullman has fi ve wonderful park shelters at Kruegel, McGee, Reaney, Sunnyside, and Terre View Parks available for your next outdoor gathering of family and friends. Go online to PullmanParksandRec.com and book your date with our online reservation option or call 509-338-3227. Stay informed about city activities, department notices, and much more. Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/CityOfPullman/ Connect on Twitter at: twitter.com/City_of_Pullman

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