VANDALIA — The following activites are scheduled at the Vandalia Recreation Center:
This American Red Cross course will teach participants all the required skills to become a lifeguard. You must pass the Lifeguard Pre-Screen Swim Evaluation that is offered on Monday, November 14 or Monday, November 21 at 5:30pm. This is for ages 15 and older and the cost is $200 Resident / VRC Member; $210 Non-Resident. Registration ends on November 24. Class will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting on November 28 and ending on December 9 from 4:00-9:00p. Contact Steve Trick at 415-2338 for more information.
32nd Annual Turkey Shoot
Two-member teams, one adult and one child from the same family, will shoot foul shots to earn points toward a gift certificate for their Thanksgiving feast. Our youngest competitors, up to 8 years old, will shoot at a lowered basket. Teams can find official rules at www.vandaliarecenter.com/athletics.cfm. The event will begin promptly at 10:00am on Saturday, November 19! The cost is $5 per Resident / VRC Member Team; $7 per Non-Resident Team. Age groups are 4 & under, 5&6, 7&8, 9&10, 11&12, and 13 & older. Contact Alicia McCracken at 415-2347 for more information.
Kindergarten – 1st Grade Instructional Basketball
Participants will practice skills and learn the rules of the game for the first 30 minutes and participate in a non-competitive recreational game for the last 30 minutes. The cost is $20 Resident / VRC Member; $25 Non-Resident. This program will run on Saturday mornings from 8:30-9:30am starting on January 7 through February 11. Contact Alicia McCracken at 415-2347 for more information.
Lunch-Time Basketball 35 and Up
Work-up a sweat by playing a little b-ball at lunch. This program is for ages 35 and older and is FREE for VRC Members, $15 for Residents and $20 for Non-Residents. Class runs every Thursday starting November 3 through November 24 from 11:45a-12:45p. Special Note: If Vandalia-Butler School is closed due to weather, basketball will be cancelled and made up on Feb 2 and 9.
Reach the Vandalia Recreation Center at 415-2340.