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Recreation Activities

Anyone needing more information can call the PARD at 903.564.5964.



Youth Baseball / Softball / Tee Ball 2019

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for information on "Athletic Opportunities / Leagues & Teams" page

Maxwell's Tae Kwon Do

Alinda Maxwell of Maxwell’s Tae Kwon Do in Sherman, teaches classes here on Tuesdays. Ms. Maxwell is a Fifth Degree Black Belt with over 15 years of teaching experience. Her classes, for ages 5 to adult, focus on self-discipline, self-confidence, self-defense and fitness enhancement. Call Alinda Maxwell at 903-868-1998 for more information.


Tuesdays:
4:30 - 5:20 PM for 5 to 7 years old
5:30 - 6:20 PM for 8 years old & older
6:30 - 7:20 PM for Advanced Kids & Adults
Fee - $35.00 per month

Indoor Walking

The multipurpose room is available for walking from 9:00 AM to 12 Noon, except for the months of June and July (Summer Camp). 
Note: Walking may be canceled in the event of building rentals or PARD activities.

Senior Citizen Dances

All dances are held at the Jimmie O. Rector Community Center. 

Thursday morning dances are free, door charge at evening events.

Thursdays, 10 am to 12 noon, followed by a potluck lunch. Whitesboro Senior Citizens' Activity Club:


Lifeguard Training Course

Register by May 3, 2019
Total Fee: $175
Learn the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in and around an aquatic environment. CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid are included in the course. Students must attend all classes. All City of Whitesboro lifeguards are Red Cross certified. Completion of course does not guarantee employment with the City of Whitesboro. Students must be 15 years old and pass a water pre-test to take the class.

Pre-test fee: $25
Class fee: $175
(Total Course Fees: $175)

Pretest May 6 and 7

  • Deadline for Registration: [TBA]
    (at the Community Center, 400 Wilson Street)
  • Pretest May 6 and 7
  • Pre-test Fee: $25
  • Pretest: 400 yard swim, brick retrieval, and tread water
  • Class Dates: See Flyer below
  • For more information, call Whitesboro PARD at (903) 564-5964
Completion of this class does not guarantee employment with the City of Whitesboro

Lifeguard Training Course Flyer 2019

Also, see additional information on Swimming Pool Page >


Water Safety Instructor Course

Register by May 22, 2019
Total Fee: $175
Learn the knowledge and skills needed to instruct in the American Red Cross swim instructional program. Students must attend all classes. All City of Whitesboro WSI’s must also be Red Cross certified Lifeguards. Completion of course does not guarantee employment with the City of Whitesboro.
Students must be 16 years old and pass a water pre-test to take the class. 

Pre-test fee: $25
Class fee: $175
(Total Course Fees: $175) 

Pretest May 24 and 25

Class Starts: May 31 

  • Deadline for Registration:  May 22
    (at the Community Center, 400 Wilson Street)
  • Pretest May 24 and 25
  • Pre-test Fee: $25
  • Pretest: Front Crawl, Back Crawl, Breaststroke, Elementary Backstroke, Sidestroke, and Butterfly, Back floating/sculling, Tread Water
  • Class Dates: See Flyer below
  • For more information, call Whitesboro PARD at (903) 564-5964

Completion of this class does not guarantee employment with the City of Whitesboro

Water Safety Instructor Course Flyer 2019

Also, see additional information on Swimming Pool Page >


PARD SUMMER TRACK 2019

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for Schedules and more information on "Athletic Opportunities / Leagues & Teams" page


SOCCER 2019

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for Soccer information on "Athletic Opportunities / Leagues & Teams" page


GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL 2019

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for Girls' Volleyball information on "Athletic Opportunities / Leagues & Team" page


Summer Programs

Children's Summer Camp Program 2019

The PARD sponsors FREE summer programs for children ages 5-11 in June, July, and August. Each camp has a theme with activities, crafts and snacks.

Camp times are Monday-Thursday, 9-12, and Friday 9-1

* Preregistration April 22-26**
* Regular Registration begins May 1- until camps are full

Space is limited to 2 Camps per child.



 2019 Summer Camp Registration Packet



Week   Date   Theme
1 June 3 - 7 Disney Camp
2 June 10 -14 Wild West Camp
3 June 17 -21 Art Week
4 June 24, 26, 28* Spy Camp (3-day camp)
  *July 1 - 5 No camp. Happy 4th of July!
5 July 8 -12 Avengers Camp
6 July 15 - 19 Harry Potter Camp
7 July 22 - 26 Sr. Citizen Luncheon
8 July 27* Christmas in July (Saturday only!)
9 July 29 - Jul 31* Space Camp (3-day Camp)  
*Denotes 3 day and single day camps.



Swimming Lessons 2019

Begin registration for lessons on May 1

 Swim Lesson Registration

$30.00
(Children must be 4 years old to take public swim lessons; private swim lessons are available for children under 4.)

2019 Schedule

SESSION 1: June 10 - 21
Children’s Tree transportation this session
09:00 - 09:45 AM: Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
10:00 - 10:45 AM: Level 1, Level 2, Level 5
11:00 - 11:45 AM: Preschool Level 1 & 2, Preschool Level 3, Level 3

SESSION 2: June 24 - July 5 (no class on July 4th)
09:00 - 09:45 AM: Pre-School 2, Level 3, Level 4
10:00 - 10:45 AM: Level 1, Level 2, Level 6
11:00 - 11:45 AM: Preschool Level 3, Level 2, Level 3

SESSION 3:
July 8 - 19
09:00 - 09:45 AM: Level 1, Level 2, Level 6
10:00 - 10:45 AM: Level 2, Level 3, Level 5
11:00 - 11:45 AM: Preschool 2, Preschool Level 3, Level 4

SESSION 4: July 22 - August 2
09:00 - 09:45 AM: Level 1, Level 2, Level 6
10:00 - 10:45 AM: Preschool Level 2, Level 3, Level 5
11:00 - 11:45 AM: Preschool Level 3, Level 4, Parent/Child

Private swim lessons available—check with the pool office for details.

 

      Swimming Lesson Staff

Brief Description of Swimming Classes 

Parent and Child Aquatics – Familiarize children between the ages of 6 months and approximately 3 years with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. Provide safety info for parents and teach techniques parents can use to orient their children to the water. Parent/caregiver must accompany child in class.

Preschool Aquatics Level 1 & 2 – Enter and exit water independently, move independently in the water, submerge and blow bubbles, glide on front, roll from front to back, float on back, recover to a vertical position.

Preschool Aquatics Level 3 – Enter and exit chest-deep water from deck, maintain treading or floating position for 15 seconds, swim on front and/or back for 5 body lengths, float on back and front, roll from back to front, recover from float to vertical position, combined stroke using arms and legs on front.

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 1 – Introduction to Water Skills – Enter/exit water independently, blow bubbles and bob, glide on front and back, roll front to back, back float and recover to a vertical position.

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 2 – Fundamental Aquatic Skills – Enter and exit chest-deep water from deck, maintain treading or floating position for 15 seconds, swim on front and/or back, submerge and hold breath, float on front and back, combined stroke on front, change direction while swimming.

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 3 – Stroke Development – Jump into deep water, head first entry, treading or floating for 1 minute, rotary breathing, front crawl, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke, scissor kick, change positions (vertical/horizontal).

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 4 – Stroke Improvement – Improve proficiency in front crawl, breaststroke, and elementary backstroke, sidestroke, change directions while swimming, back crawl, submerge and swim underwater.

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 5 – Stroke Refinement – Shallow-angle dive, surface dives, front flip turn, tread water and leg-only tread water, butterfly stroke, sculling on back, increase distance using all learned strokes.

Learn-to-Swim (LTS) Level 6 – Swimming and Skill Proficiency – Swim 500 yards continuously using any 3 strokes, swimming at least 50 yards of each stroke, turns, survival floating, extended treading.


Swimming Pool Activity Schedule 2019

2019 Swimming Pool Brochure

SPLASH DAY!
Saturday, May 25
Free Admission For All!
1:00 to 6:00 PM

Water Aerobics: $3.00
Beginning May 28
Shallow Water Class:
Mon/Wed/Fri 7:45-8:45 AM
Mon/Tues/Thurs, 6:30-7:30 PM
Co-ed Deep Water Class:
Mon/Tues/Thurs 7:30-8:30 PM

Lap Swim: $2.00s
Mon – Thur 12:00-1:00 PM

Senior Men’s Swim: $2.00
Mon/Wed/Fri 7:45-8:45 AM

Mom & Me Swim Time
Thursday, 12:00-1:00 PM
Preschoolers and moms (regular fees apply)

Ladies’ Day: $2.00
Wednesday, 12:00-2:00 PM

Fathers’ Day
June 16
Dads admitted free when accompanied
by their child. (regular fees apply)

Middle School Mixers: $2.00
THURSDAY, May 23 - 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Pool Parties for Students going into grades 6, 7, or 8 only. Music, Swimming, Games, and Fun!


Pool Rental

Swimming pool available for rental.

See more information on "Swimming Pool page - Click: Swimming Pool Rental >

 


Swimming Pool Quick Facts

No regular diapers are allowed in the pool—only “Little Swimmers” or contained swimsuits only.

Private swim lessons are available.  Please see pool office for details.

Ten minutes each hour of public swim is set aside for a safety break for ages 15 and under.

Children under 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Also -Click Here to see more on our Swimming Pool info page >>


Still to Come this year ...

Children’s Christmas Workshop


BASKETBALL 2019-2020

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for Basketball information on "Athletic Opportunities / Leagues & Teams" page


Coming in 2020 ...

Aloha!  Girls and Dads! 

Father Daughter Dance 2020

Saturday, February {TBA},
from 7 to 9 pm

at the
Jimmie O. Rector Community Center

$10 per couple and 
$4 per additional daughter
Come in your favorite tropical attire!
Moms wanting to take photos are welcome after 8:30 pm

Father Daughter Dance Flyer 2020 {To be Linked Here}


Spring Workshop 2020

for ages 5-12

Saturday {TBD}
$10 per person


Seating is limited; register now!

Registratrion Open Until {TBD}

Workshop Flyer {To be linked...}

Shauney P Lucas Art Show 2020

March {TBA}

Jimmie O. Rector Community Center
400 Wilson Street
Whitesboro, TX 76273

Registration Deadline:
Monday, March {TBA}
Registration is FREE!

Viewing Schedule:

  • Artist Reception*
    FridayMarch {TBA}, 7 to 9 pm
    Come meet the artists! Open to the public.
  • Saturday, March {TBA}, 10 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday, March {TBA}, 12 to 5 pm