Pullman Parks & Recreation Guide

Summer 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 19 19 GENERAL RECREATION GENERAL RECREATION Myth Busting of Foster Care & Foster Parenting! Myth Busting of Foster Care & Foster Parenting! Come to an open forum and speak candidly with Fostering Washington Staff to learn more about becoming a foster parent. We will discuss the who's, what's, and why's of the process. The current need for foster care is at an all-time high in Whitman County and in the State of Washington. Foster parents are needed to help keep kids in their local communities, reducing the amount of disruption for the children. If you have ever considered helping out your community, now is the time to learn how to help a child through fostering or other avenues. Location: Pioneer Center Min 1 Must pre-register with Pullman Parks & Recreation Scheduled dates: April 30th, May 28th, June 25th, and July 30th from 6:00-7:30pm at the Pioneer Center. For more information contact: Kimberly Nelson; Fostering Washington, 509-338-5898 Adult Art Night Set aside time for your creative self. Come join our regular Thursday night group as we explore art casually, with access to a wide variety of art media. All supplies included in the fee. Instructor: Rhonda Skaggs Location: Red Dog Art Room, Gladish Community & Culture Center, Rm 309 Min 1/Max 4 Th ............. May 3-Jun 7 ................ 7:00-9:00pm Resident: $70/N-Resident: $72 Adult Golf Lessons The 2018 adult instruction program will once again be hosted at the award winning Palouse Ridge Golf Club practice facility. The lessons will be taught by Head Golf Professional Jeremy Wexler. This fi ve lesson series will cover all aspects of the game from putting through driving, rules of the game, and course etiquette. Participants will learn the basics in a fun non-threatening atmosphere. Come and enjoy learning the game, and bring a friend or two to join you. If needed, the Palouse Ridge Golf Club will provide golf clubs. Instructor: Jeremy Wexler, PGA Location: Palouse Ridge Golf Club Min 4/Max 20 18 yrs+ W ..............May 16-Jun 13 ............. 6:00-7:00pm Resident: $70/N-Resident: $72 New! New! Mateja Travel A one week holiday in Slovenia can provide you with an exciting and diverse experience. Mateja Travel's itineraries will include top-notch destinations and activities characterized by an assorted range of historical, cultural, interpersonal, and culinary experience. We organize trips to local sport events including marathons, half-marathons, and other running events. Take part in a mass- participation athletic event on another continent-or simply enjoy the experience and support your favorite runner as a spectator or volunteer and became a part of local community for a day! We abide to the philosophy that it does not matter how much of the world you have seen but rather how much of it you have experienced. Add Slovenia to your bucket list and allow us to let you experience it! Mateja (pron. MAH-tay-yah) is the owner Mateja Travel. She graduated from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia with a bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Master's and Doctoral degrees in Kinesiology. After working for 10 years in the City Offi ce for Sport in Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital, she joined the national sports watchdog at the Ministry of Education, Science, and Sport. These experiences allowed her to work with people of all ages and walks of life: From children to students and adults, from university professors to elementary school teachers and principals. For more information visit http:// www.mateja-travel.com/ Dog Obedience Handlers are asked to bring soft treats, a non-metal leash, and provide proof of all current vaccinations by the fi rst class including Bordatella (kennel cough). Minimum age for handlers is 12 yrs old, unless accompanied by an adult. Instructor: Denise Waiting Location: Pioneer Center Min 7/Max 12 Puppy (3-5 months) Kindergarten for your puppy! This program will expose your puppy to other dogs while you learn the importance of socialization, reassurance, building hierarchy, and consistency when training. Prevention of digging, barking, and jumping will be discussed. Using a collar and leash, your puppy will start to learn the come and stay commands. Tu ............ May 22-Jun 26 ........... 6:00-7:00pm Tu ............ Jul 10-Aug 14 ............. 6:00-7:00pm Resident: $65/N-Resident: $67 Basic (6 months+) Using the positive reinforcement approach (tone of voice, treats, toys, and pats), we will teach your dog to be a well-mannered companion in and out of your home. This program will cover the sit, come, down, stay, heel, and off commands. General information about dogs and their behaviors will also be discussed. Tu ............ May 22-Jun 26 ........... 7:00-8:00pm Tu ............ Jul 10-Aug 14 ............. 7:00-8:00pm Resident: $65/N-Resident: $67 Advanced This program is for dogs and handlers who have been through a previous dog obedience program. It is a continuation of basic commands and socialization. The program will also involve training for a Canine Good Citizenship test to be given during the last week. It is also a great opportunity to continue training your dog to be well behaved. Tu ............ May 22-Jun 26 ........... 8:00-9:00pm Tu ............ Jul 10-Aug 14 ............. 8:00-9:00pm Resident: $65/N-Resident: $67 Please note that a few programs are not available for online registration. These are noted with this symbol. Sign Up TODAY! CALL 509-338-3227

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