Mercer Island

Fall 2019 / Winter 2020

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Guide

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SPECIALIZED RECREATION 22 Fall 2019/Winter 2020 SPECIALIZED RECREATION We are pleased to offer Specialized Recreation programs for people with special needs. We encourage people with special needs to participate in all of our recreation programs and activities, but we feel it is important to give the option of inclusive and specialized programming. Parents & caregivers are welcome to join at no cost. DDA Respite accepted. Mercer Island residents receive the same registration, benefits and fees as Bellevue residents for additional programs offered at the Bellevue Highland Center, 14224 NE Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA, (425) 452-7686. Wednesday Workouts Join us for a weekly workout! We will explore different circuit trainings, games and dance to get hearts pumping and a weekly workout in! Ages: 13+ Day/Time: Thu, 4pm - 5pm Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Course # Dates Resident/General 9860 Sep 26 - Dec 12 $234/$280 9861 Jan 9 - Mar 26 $234/$280 *No Class: Nov 28 Kicking It With Katy Dance Class This dance class is fun and energetic with lots of different music and the occasional dress-up day! Through music, Katy hopes this class will inspire and make a difference in everyone's lives! Ages: 12+ Day/Time: Sun, 11am - 12pm Instructor Katy Gray Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Course # Dates Resident/General 9862 Jan 12 - Mar 15 $194/$232 "Mercer Island Parks and Recreation's Specialized Recreation has turned Herman's life around. He's healthier, has more energy, and is more verbal since working out with Miss Katy Gray. He records his daily fitness achievements and writes fitness goals. His doctor recommended an exercise class so we are thrilled. And he gets endorphins— yay! MI Parks & Recreation is a big part of our life." Amanda Blinn, Herman's Mother Studies have shown that participation in recreation activities with others can lead to increases in: • Self Confidence • Happiness • Morale • Life satisfaction Physical benefits can include: • Increase in muscle strength • Increase in sense of well-being • Increase in flexibility, balance and coordination

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