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Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority registration guide for programs, sports and special events running October through December 2014. Programs are offered for youth, adults, seniors and persons with special needs.


  • A staff of certified teaching professionals, offers a variety of private and group lessons for all ages, from the beginner to the advanced. Location: Rome Tennis CenterWhen: Classes meet weekly year-roundQuestions?: David Araiza, 706.290.0072, daraiza@rfpra.com

    Tennis Class Descriptions Ladies Drills Designed for players of all skill levels incorporating drill sessions, games and a great workout. Offered Mondays and Wednesdays: 10 am &7 pmFit TennisA high energy fitness class that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise - delivering the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout. Offered Wednesdays, 9 am

    Tennis 101 (Beginner Tennis)If you are 18 and over and you want to join a local tennis league please contact David for the next Tennis 101 class available: David Araiza, 706.290.0072, daraiza@rfpra.com


    Member Club

    This non-competitive program helps three and four year olds develop basic basketball skills. Children learn dribbling, passing, shooting and defense.

    Ages: 3 - 4 Dates: Fridays, October 24 - December 12 Time: 4 - 5 p.m.Cost: $45 Location: Thornton Recreation Center Gym Registration Deadline: October 13Questions: Maria DeArmoun, 706.291.0766, mdearmoun@rfpra.com

    Hours:Monday Friday: 8:00 11:00 AMMonday Thursday: 5:00 9:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM 1:00 PM

    Location: Thornton Center Ages: 16 & Up Cost: $1 / visit

    Basketball photos courtesy of SMAX Photography.

    Volunteer coaches are needed.

    Learn the fundamentals of basketball through good sportsmanship, teamwork, practice and play. Ages/Cost: 5-6 (instructional coed), $657-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 (separate boys and girls teams), $90Age Control Date: January 1, 2015Game Locations: Anthony, Fielder, Gilbreath & Thornton CentersRegister: October 6 - November 26Late Registration: November 27 - December 3 ($10 late fee) Team Formation: December 4Girls Basketball & Instructional Co-ed Questions: Jen Weathington,706.291.0766, dweathing@rfpra.comBoys Basketball Questions: Lee Morris, 706.291.0766, lmorris@rfpra.com


    Gymnastics Classes Classes Start: 1st week of month Register: Monthly/4 wk classes

    Questions: Matt Zollitsch: mzollitsch@rfpra.comSarah Grimes: sgrimes@rfpra.com706.291.0766

    Gym Class Ages CostTutsi-rolls 18 mos-2 $59 Tumblebees 3 yrs $59 Gymnebees 4 yrs $59 Kinderbees 5 yrs $65 Aerials I & II 6&up $65 Aerials III & IV 6&up $75Tumbling (Beg&Int) 8&up $65Tumbling (Adv) 8&up $75Boys Class 5&up $65

    Preschool Gymnastics Classes designed to teach 18 months to 4 year olds the basics of gymnastics, build motor skills and social skills in a safe, fun environment. Class time is 45min/week. Cost: $59/month

    Aerials Program Classes are designed for progressive advancement with a lot of fun and energy mixed in. Girls learn the fun-damentals of vault, bars, beam, and floor. Class time ranges between 1 and 1.5 hours based on level. Cost: $65/$75 per month based on level.

    Tumbling ClassesGeared for the girls and boys who are looking to begin and improve their tumbling skills while improving their strength. Class time is 1hr/week. Cost: $65/month

    Boys Fitness Classes Boys ages 5+ learn the basics of gymnastics in an energetic and safe environment, while gaining strength and agility. Class time is 1hr/week. Cost: $65/month

    Discovery GymnasticsDesigned to help children with special needs build physical, emotional, and social skills. Class time is 45min/week. Cost: $35/month

    Afternoon Tot Time Open GymLittle tots enjoy the opportunity for open play at the Gymnastics Center on 1 Shorter Avenue. When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12 - 2 pm Ages: Walking to 5 years Cost: $4

    Friday Night Open Gym Everyone is invited to run, tumble and jump for an evening of fun at the gymnastics center. You dont have to be enrolled in a class to participate, but must sign a waiver form prior to entering gym. When: Fridays, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Cost: $6

    Back Handspring Clinic Learn a back handspring for the first time or master the skill for your tumbling.Choose a Clinic Date: Friday, October 24 4:00-5:30 & Friday, November 21 4:00-5:30 Ages: 7 & up, boys & girls Cost: $20 Skills: No skill requirement to attend all participants will train on back handspringsRegister: Online at rfpra.com or in person at 1 Shorter Ave.

    Gymnastics Halloween PartyFriday, October 24 6:00-9:00. Ages: 3+. We will have games, prizes, a maze, hot chocolate, open gym, treats, and more! Cost: $10

    Tennis AcademyThe academy offers sessions based on age and skill level:

    8 & UnderMeets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 3:30 pmMonthly Prices: 1 day/week: $40, 2 days/week: $80, 3 days/week: $120, 4 days/week: $160 Drop in Fee: $15

    10 & UnderMeets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 4:30 pmMonthly Prices: 1 day/week: $40, 2 days/week: $80, 3 days/week: $120, 4 days/week: $160 Drop in Fee: $15

    Intermediate and Advanced (Ages 11 and up)Meets Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 5:30 pm Monthly Prices: 1 day/week: $60; 2 days/week: $120 3 days/week: $180, 4 days/week: $240Drop in Fee: $17

    Register Online: rometennisacademy.com


    YOUIT STARTS WITHPositive Encouraging Resp

    ectful Supportive

    This basketball season, were looking for players and coaches who show great sportsmanship. We want to recognize those who show proper consideration for fairness, ethics, respect, and a

    sense of fellowship with ones competitors. When we see good sportsmanship, well reward you on the spot with a

    free Coke & Popcorn certificate to enjoy at the game!

    Help us Encourage Good Sportsmanship!Capture photos of teammates, coaches and players showing

    good sportsmanship at practices and games.Post the photo to one of RFPRAs social media pages:

    Tag the photos: #rfpragreatsport

    Why Gymnastics? Gymnastics is the foundation of all sports. Training in gymnastics leads to a more well-rounded athlete, and those with a background in gymnastics naturally excel in other sports. Get class schedules at rfpra.com.

    Questions: Betsy Hampson, 706.291.0766, bhampson@rfpra.com

  • Book Your Holiday Parties Now!- Banquet Rooms- Chefs Kitchens- Small Party Rooms- Meeting Spaces- 6 Different CentersCan accommodate parties up to 300 people.

    Receive a 15% discount when you book a banquet room at any recreation center Oct. 6 - Dec. 31.Book Now: Maria, 706.291.0766, 706.252.1134mdearmoun@rfpra.com

    Enjoy our Trail SystemRome-Floyd County has a great system of trails for walking, running and bicycling.

    Find Trails: Get a list of Rome/Floyd County trail descrip-tions and locations online at: rfpra.com/trails

    Get Involved: T.R.E.D. is a non-profit made up of citizens who know that trails enhance a communitys value, quality of life, and increase economic development.

    Contact T.R.E.D.: 706.235.4866, julie@cycletherapy.ustredromefloyd.org

    Lock and Dam Park & Trading Post Mon - Sat: 7 am 5 pm

    Sun: 1 5 pm Coosa River Campground RV Site Rates: Daily: $22 or $24 Weekly: $132 or $144 Monthly: $300 Call 706.234.5001 to make reservations.

    Holiday Pop n Corn Join us at Rome Movies for some fun Christmas films the whole family can enjoy at a family friendly price! What: Movie, Popcorn and Drink for $3 When: 12:30 PM; Dec 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31Where: Rome Movies

    Driving Range Location:Etowah Park

    1325 Kingston HwyStraight up the hill in Etowah,

    past the picnic area.

    Kids will enjoy games, marshmal-low roast, organized activities, Christmas gift crafts, and winter treats. Where: Anthony Center When: Dec 19, 22, 23Time: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Ages: 5-13 Cost: $60Register: November 7 - December 12Questions: Maria, 706.291.0766 or 706-252-1134, mdearmoun@rfpra.com

    Rome-FloydParks & Recreation


    Rome-FloydParks & Recreation

    Authority Register In-person: 1 Shorter AvenueQuestions?: 706.291.0766Email: rfpra@rfpra.com Hours: Monday-Thursday: 8:30 am -5:30 pm

    Friday: 8:30 am -5:00 pm

    BEST Birthday Party EVER!WARS

    Bring your favorite American Girl (No worries if you dont have an American Girl, any doll will be great) and enjoy a fun day full of crafts, fashion, stories and tea time, Each participant will bring home a special craft that they make for their doll. Pack a lunch, snacks will be provided. Limited spots, register now! Dates: Nov 24 & Dec 19, 9 AM - 3 PM Ages: 6-10 Cost: $25/day Location: Thornton CenterRegistration Deadlines: Nov 18 & Dec 15Questions: Rebecca Wood, 706-291-0766,rwood@rfpra.com

    Introducing Princess Parties for girls ages 3 to 7. Parties provide two hosts to organize and lead activities, including: dress-up, special craft, royal games and other princess fun!Ages: 3-7 Dates: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays Cost: $95, Plus $20 per Party Host to facilitate event (Minimum of 2 Required)

    Includes the birthday princess and 11 guests 1 Hour of organized royal crafts and games 30 minutes in party roomBring your own food and drinks. Location: Thornton Center Gym Book Your Party Now: Rebecca, 706.291.0766, rwood@rfpra.com

    Dates: Tuesdays/Fridays; Oct 8 - Nov 19Time: 10 AM - 12 PMLocation: Miracle FieldAges: 4 & upCost: No fee. Sponsored by Floyd County Special OlympicsRegister: Call 706.234.0383 to register your special needs class.Questions: Tammy, 706.234.0383, tbryant@rfpra.com

    Questions: Rebecca Wood, 706.291.0766, rwood@rfpra.com

    Kick off the holiday season with a Candy Cane Hunt at the Town Green. Kids