Thursday, February 17, 2011

Fayette County Parks and Recreation Courses

The Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department offers registration at the Activities House, 980 Redwine Road, Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The brochure can be obtained at the offices of the Fayette County Parks and Recreation Department, Administration Complex, Library, and school offices. To download brochures from the web site go to Early registration is encouraged as these programs fill up fast and transportation is limited on the adult trips.

COURSE CODES NEW 2011!       New this year is course codes that have been assigned to each program.  Please use the code that corresponds with the title of the program when you register online, by phone, by mail, or when you walk-in.  Tree climbing, table tennis, massages, and archery still required everyone to register by mail or walk-in.

 “RANGERS IN ACTION”                                                                                                Course # W11073
Travel with us to Columbus and watch rangers detonate explosives, jump from helicopters into the water, rappel up and down towers, race down zip lines, and participate in hand-to-hand combat. Then we are off to the National         Infantry Museum and the Fife and Drum for lunch.

Day:        Friday                                      
Date:      March 4
Time:      8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fee:      $20 per person
Age:     Adults
Location:  Columbus

TURNER FIELD                                                                                                                     Course # W11075
The home of the Atlanta Braves tour will include the Ivan Allen Museum, Scout’s Alley, batting cages, and a                  restaurant. It also includes the dugout, locker room, and press boxes.

Day:                Wednesday         
Date:      April 6                    
Time:      10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fee:        $15 per person
Age:        Adult
Location: Atlanta

ARCHERY                                                                                                                                                 This program is offered through the NAA (National Archery Association) to promote the sport of archery. Our program offers basic instructions, recreation and tournament level training, and a safe environment to learn the sport of archery.  
Day:            Sundays                                                                                                                                    Date:            Beginning in January                                                                                                    Time:    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                                                                                                                     Fee:      $5 per person shooting time only                                                                                                                 $40 beginner course                                                                                                              Age:     8 - 15 years old                                                                                                                Location:  Kiwanis Center

*Prerequisite for beginners - A basic program of instruction and guidance to teach the basic skills of archery while ensuring safety and encouraging a fun time. Basic instruction and equipment included!
The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for experienced drivers. This course has helped millions of drivers remain safe on roads.

This course teaches current rules of the road, how to operate motor vehicles safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment, and some adjustment to age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time.

Geared for experienced drivers, this course is open to drivers of all ages.

Day:                 Monday & Tuesday
Date:                Course #  W11105:                   March 14 & 15
Time:                9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Fee:                  $12 per person AARP member
                        $14 per person NON-AARP member
Location:             Activities House

Participants may be eligible to receive insurance discount upon completion of the course.
Consult your agent for details!

Learn to climb trees the safe way with the use of harnesses, ropes, and helmets. Participants young and old climb for fun, learn to tree swing, and climb for a good challenge.

Second and Fourth Sunday of each month
2 – 5 year old
$15 per person
8 & older
Lake Horton

Participants should register prior to each class at the Activities House, 980 Redwine Road. For more information on private or group climbs call 770.599.3567 or email
Gate fees required for all out-of-county residents.

Line dancing builds and promotes cardiovascular health through physical workouts of varying intensity. A foundation for dance experience that enables you to have balance, rhythm, timing, and better posture.
Day:     Monday
Date:    Course #  W11133:            March 7 – 28
Time:    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.            Beginner
            7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.            Intermediate
Fee:      $25 per person
Age:     Adult
Location: Kiwanis Center

This workshop if for those of you that want to learn/review the basic steps of line dancing. We will review the latest dance steps and incorporating them into the latest beginner dances.
Day:            Saturdays
Dates:   Course #  W11135:                   March 19
Time:    10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Fee:      $10 per person
Age:     Adult
Location: Kiwanis Center

Join us for a fun and energetic way to exercise and learn how to line dance as well. You will learn the basic steps that can be incorporated into the songs of yesteryear and the latest hits of today!
Day:            Tuesday
Date:    Course #  W11140:                   March 8 – 29
Time:    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fee:      $25 per person
Age:     Adult
Location: Kiwanis Center

This is a non-stop dancing event. We will begin with the workshop and improve our dancing skills. Then we are off for dinner at a local restaurant in Fayetteville. If you have registered for both sessions, you will return for the evening open dance session of more dancing.
Day:            Saturdays
Dates:   Course #  W11143:                   March 19
Fee:      $10 per person             Workshop         1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
            $5 per person  Open dance               8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Age:     Adult
Location: Kiwanis Center

Participants may register for each workshop, open dance class, or both.
*Please note the January 15th workshop only will be from 4:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.


Flash and dASH SCAVENGER hunt                                             Course # W11146    
Will begin at the Activities House where you and your team can participate in a local experience that is as much adventure race as it is scavenger hunt. Similar to The Amazing Race, but on a local level, anyone can participate! This experience consists of teams of two that will solve clues, travel to local points of interest, and complete fun challenges while discovering Fayette County in a whole new way.
Day:     Monday
Date:    April 4
Time:    11:00 a.m.
Fee:      $20 per person includes a t-shirt
Age:     18 & older
Location:  Kiwanis Center

We are going back Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for our annual spring trip.  Enjoy a city tour, shows, fun, and great food along the coast.

April 25 – 27
$455 per person based on double occupancy

Deadline for registration is February 25

Peaches to Beaches
This gigantic yard sale links peach growing counties in Middle Georgia. The annual Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale is about 220 miles long featuring vendors selling everything from antiques, to local items and yard sale stuff. Yard sale sites will range from large multi-organization sites to individual sites along US Highway 341. We begin early and travel as far as we can during a 7 hour time frame.

Day:     Friday
Date:    March 11
Time:    7:30 a.m.
Fee:      $10 per person
Age:     Adult
Location: Hwy 341

Tax Man Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Join us on tax day for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre. The night begins with a   murder only to climax with clues for us to solve. A wonderful dinner buffet will be provided with an evening we won’t forget.
Friday, April 15
$49 per person
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Clayton State University

Early registration is a must as only 30 spaces are available. A minimum of 12 are required for this trip to make.
Course Code: W11181

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