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What's Happening in South Suburban (Sep 18 - 24)

What's Happening in South Suburban (Sep 18 - 24)

Sep 11 2017

Looking for free, low-cost, and affordable things to do in Centennial, Littleton, and Lone Tree? Well, your look is over! Here are just a few of the activities happening in South Suburban this week, September 18 – 24, 2017.

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Autumn Equinox Hike: Sensing the Season
Join South Platte Park naturalists to celebrate autumn by sensing the changing environment around you.
Who: Ages 6 and up
When: 6:30 - 8 pm (Fri; Sep 22)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $9 Resident, $12 Nonresident

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Mon, Sep 18

Child Discovery Kidz Camp
Whether you need to go to an appointment, go out to lunch or run some errands we can meet your individual child care needs with an affordable, fully-licensed drop-in child care program.
Who: Ages 2 ½ - 6 years
When: 8 am - 2:30 pm (Mon - Fri; Sep 18 - 25)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $27 Resident, $35 Nonresident ($15 R, $17 NR 4 ½ hour or less)

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Women's Self-Defense Workshop
Two-hour introductory hands on workshop designed to teach basic Shotokan Karate techniques for self-defense.
Who: Ages 13 and up (ages 13 - 15 must be accompanied by a registered adult)
When: 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Mon; Sep 18)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $30 Resident, $35 Nonresident

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Tue, Sep 19

Junior Pathway ROGY Tennis
The Colorado Tennis Junior Pathway is a step-by-step guide to help parents, coaches and providers find the right tennis program for their children. ROGY refers to red, orange, green, yellow tennis balls used in play and instruction based on compression of the balls and thus, the advancement of the instruction. Level Red ball instruction for beginners. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 4 - 5
When: 5 - 6 pm (Tue; Sep 19 - Oct 10)
Where: Littleton Golf and Tennis
Price: $72 Resident, $80 Nonresident ($18 R, $20 NR)
Additional times: Level Green ball instruction for older and more advanced players, 8 sessions, ages 11 - 17, 5 - 6:30 pm, (Tue, Thu; Sep 19 - Oct 12), $184 Resident, $200 Nonresident ($23 R, $25 NR)

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Wed, Sep 20

Birding
Build your current knowledge of birding skills during this hike to focus on using behavior, calls, and field marks to identify more challenging birds.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 5:30 - 7 pm (Wed; Sep 20)
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $8 Resident, $11 Nonresident

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Adult Tennis Drills - Beginners
Strategy for doubles and singles, as well as match play situations. Only for Level 2 (beginners) level of play. 4 sessions.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 6 - 7 pm (Wed; Sep 20 - Oct 11)
Where: Littleton Golf and Tennis
Price: $72 Resident, $80 Nonresident ($18 R, $20 NR)

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Thu, Sep 21

Science Club
Join us for five science clubs on different topics. Club One offers a different and fun adventure called Earth Ranger, saving the Earth. 5 classes.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When: 1 - 1:45 pm (Thu; Sep 21 - Oct 26, no class Oct 19)
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $100 Resident, $120 Nonresident ($20 R, $24 NR)

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FREE Equipment Orientation
Attend a general orientation session with a personal trainer in a group setting to learn safe and proper use of a variety of cardiovascular and weight machines.
Who: Ages 10 and up (ages 10-13 must be accompanied by a registered adult)
When: 6:30 - 7:45 pm (Thu; Sep 21)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: Free

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Reformer Basics Orientation
Learn the basics of Pilates as they apply to the Reformer apparatus. The orientation will prepare you to participate in our four-week small group Reformer classes and/or private personal or small group Reformer training.
Who: Ages 16 and up
When: 6:30 - 7:45 pm (Thu; Sep 21)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $17 Resident, $21 Nonresident

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Fri, Sep 22

In-Service Day Camp
Full-day licensed day care for school aged children. Children will participate in group games, crafts, swimming and more. Only afternoon snack is provided.
Who: Ages 5 - 10
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Fri; Sep 22)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $27 Resident, $35 Nonresident

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In-Service Day at Adventure Camp
Our state-licensed program keeps kids busy with activities such as: eXerGame Zone; ice skating, sports in the dome, climbing wall, laser tag, inflatable obstacle course, bumper cars and more! Morning/afternoon snacks and lunch included in fee.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: 7 am - 6 pm (Fri; Sep 22)
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $48 Resident, $52 Nonresident

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Sat, Sep 23

STAR (South Suburban Theraputic Adaptive Recreation) Golden Aspens at Echo Lake
Enjoy breathtaking views and the golden aspens at Echo Lake on Mount Evans with your friends.
Who: Ages 13 and up
When: 10 am - 2 pm (Sat; Sep 23)
Where: Meet in Buck Recreation Center East Parking Lot
Price: $35 Resident, $42 Nonresident

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The Amazing World of the Microscopic
This workshop examines the amazing world of the microscopic and how artistic it can be. Learn about aquatic biology, how microscopes work and different microscopic techniques and photograph what they see.
Who: Ages 10 and up
When: 1 - 2:30 pm (Sat; Sep 23)
Where: The Lone Tree Hub
Price: $50 Resident, $53 Nonresident

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Sun, Sep 24

Pickleball Clinic
Come for a quick introduction to Pickleball, a court game that is similar to tennis with elements of badminton and table tennis. Participants will be challenged to develop their skills by our seasoned instructors. Skill level 1.0 – 2.5.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When: 8 - 10 am (Sun; Sep 24)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $10 Resident, $14 Nonresident

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Other Happenings

September Pass Sale

School's back in session and fall is here, which means our annual, month-long punch card sale is back, September 1 - 30! We're offering deals on punch cards to our recreation centers, and discounts on personal and group training packages, facials, and massages. 

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