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December at Widefield Parks & Recreation…

Important Dates:

December 7 - 16th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration
December 18 - Swimming with Santa 
December 20-22 & 27-30 - Christmas Break Open Swim 
December 20-24 - Office Closed in Observance of Christmas Break
December 26 - Youth Basketball Registration Deadline
December 31 - Office Closed in Observance of New Years 
 

Celebrate With Us!

Santa is coming to town! Join us from 1 - 2:30pm on Saturday, December 18 for a winter wonderland celebration at the pool! Make sure to drop off your letter for Santa and stop by the paper Christmas tree to add your own touch! $2 special event admission fee. Please register your party for guaranteed entry! 
 

Create With Us!

Join us for a virtual art challenge! Each month there will be a new theme for the challenge. All entries will be posted on social media for the public to vote for a winner! Please submit a photo of your entry to reevesn@wsd3.org. 
 
December’s Theme: Ornament Making/Decorating. Contest entry deadline is December 12. Winner will be announced on December 17. 
 
Get into the holiday spirit by learning how to make easy handmade ornaments for your tree or as a gift for someone else on December 15 @ 6:30pm. We will use paper, felt, and wood to create ornaments that can be personalized and cherished for years to come! Fee: $15. Ages: 16+. Register by: December 8. 
 
Join us for a class that celebrates winter on January 3 @ 2:30pm! We will use fun techniques to create art inspired by snowflakes, snowmen, and ice. All materials are provided. Fee: $20. Ages: 6 - 15. Register by: December 27. 
 

Play With Us!

Come splash with us during Christmas Break! We will have 1 - 2:30pm open swim sessions December 20 - 22 & 27 - 30. Patrons must register each person in their party on SignUp prior to open swim. See our website for current Open Swim Hours
 
Get your team together and register for the Adult Volleyball Indoor League this winter. The recreational league (self-officiated) has a fee of $120 and the competitive league has a fee of $240.  Each league will consist of eight games. Prizes for the winners! - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
 
Come learn the fundamentals of the fastest growing sport in America! Pickleball lessons are now being offered! Sessions are a total of 4 hours, Monday through Thursday. Only $20! Sounds like a great Dill! Make sure you register for our January beginner or intermediate lessons! Relish the opportunity!
 
Register by December 26 for the Youth Basketball League for 1st - 6th graders! The league will run from January - March. 
 
Registration is now open for 7th & 8th Grade Girls Volleyball! Sign up by January 14!
 

Move With Us!

Martial Arts January & February registration is open. With martial arts as a foundation, participants have the opportunity to develop self-awareness and self-confidence. GOJO-RYU KARATE is a comprehensive martial art derived from the Okinawan system of self-defense. Participants of all skill levels can benefit from this program by relieving stress, help with weight loss, coordination, balance, flexibility, stamina, and assist in self-control. Ages 7 and up. Mondays & Wednesdays from 6 - 7:30pm at North Preschool. Register by January 10. 
 
Join this introductory class that focuses on relaxation, fun, and movement! Yoga is a great activity to start at a young age, it enhances flexibility, strength, coordination, body awareness, and confidence. Fee: $40. Ages: 6 - 11. Register by: December 26.
 
Starting in December, Monday 6pm Zumba will become Pound and Thursday 6pm Zumba will become Zumba Gold. View our current schedule or pick one up in the office. Drop in for only $3 per class!
 

Learn With Us!

Creative Kids & Terrific Tots Preschool
There are limited spots in our Preschool classes for the 2021/2022 school year! We offer separate programs for 3 and 4 year olds in order to meet the needs of each student, providing them the opportunity to love learning while preparing them for Kindergarten. Check the Preschool page on our website for details. Register now to secure your child's spot!

 
This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The classroom skills session is on January 8 from 9 - 11am. You will learn how to recognize and treat the following conditions and emergencies: unconsciousness, broken bones, head, neck, and back injuries, stroke, diabetic emergencies, seizures, fainting, poisoning, recognizing signals of heart attack, and more. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion. Allow approximately 3 hours to complete the online portion. Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Fee: $65. Ages: 11+. Register by: January 2.  
 

Save the Date:

January 1 - Spring Program Registration Opens
January 17 - Office Closed in Observance of MLK Day 
 

Facility Expansion

We are excited to share with you some new possibilities because of our growth and prosperity. As a part of making our main campus located at 705 Aspen Drive a community hub and after soliciting feedback from a facility expansion committee and community meetings, we have completed conceptual plans for a new recreation center. We invite you to visit our Facility Expansion webpage to check out the plans. 
 

Join our Team

We are looking for enthusiastic, self driven, and motivated people to join our team. Currently we are accepting applications for the following positions: Seasonal Grounds, Golf Instructor, Sports Officials, Lifeguards, and Swim Lesson Instructors. Please visit our website for more information.
 
 
 

From the School District

Widefield School District 3 is hiring!
Substitute/Guest staff are a valuable resource in our schools and support our students when classroom Teachers or Educational assistants must be absent. All Substitute/Guest staff members are able to select the days and schools they would like to work.
 
The following positions are available: 
  • Guest Teacher
  • Guest Educational Assistants
  • Bus Drivers
Please contact the WSD3 Human Resources Office for information on how to apply and to see if you are qualified; 719-391-3015, humanresources@wsd3.org. Thank you for the consideration in supporting our students!