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The Lincoln Recreation Center operates year round and provides a positive after-school and summer environment for ages 6 to 18 years. The center offers a supervised, activity-oriented program on school days. With guidance from well-trained staff, the children will learn new games, sports, create their own special works of art, and have a chance to work on homework.


AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS • REGISTER TODAY!
With guidance from well-trained staff, ages 6-15 can engage in games, sports, arts and crafts, and have time to work on homework. Transportation is provided from South Knoll, College Hills, Rock Prairie, Southwood Valley, Oakwood Intermediate and A&M Consolidated Middle School for those that have paid the appropriate semester fee and signed waiver.

FALL SEMESTER: Aug. 28-Dec. 22: Mon.-Thu. 3-6:30 p.m. & Fri. 3-6 p.m.
All day program: Oct. 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Early Release Day: Dec. 22, 12:30-5:30 p.m.
Closed: Sept. 4, Nov. 22-24, Dec. 24-Jan. 5

SPRING SEMESTER: Jan. 8-May 25: Mon.-Thu. 3-6:30 p.m. & Fri. 3-6 p.m. 
All day program: Feb. 19 & March 12-15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed: Jan. 15, March 16 & 30, May 28-June 1

SEMESTER FEES
Resident & Non-Resident: $60 per semester
Qualifying Households: $45 per semester (must bring proof of eligibility)
Transportation: $45 per semester


YOUTH PROGRAMS

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT (Registration is not required)
This free, monthly program provides teenage girls access to relatable mentors and a judgement-free environment where they can combat their emotions on a broad spectrum of topics ranging from personal insecurities to intimacy. It encourages girls to leave behind their comfortable cocoons and transform into confident butterflies through encouraging emotional, spiritual and physical health. Community professionals will provide participants with tips and resources regarding college preparation and admission, hygiene, savings and more! Parental permission will be required to participate in certain discussion topics.

Ages 13-18 • Free • Mon. • Sept. 11-Dec. 4 • 7-8:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

KIDS OKINAWAN KARATE
Martial arts helps develop discipline, self-defense skills, as well as proper judgement regarding when skills are used. This non-contact training program emphasizes the traditions of Karate-Do (the way of karate). The instructor, Chiyo Spaulding, is an AAU National Champion and has been teaching martial arts to children for the past 15 years. She has produced several nationally-ranked competitors. Parents are welcome to enroll with children.

Ages 6+ • $50 per month • Tue. • Sept. 12-Dec. 19 • 4:15-5:15 p.m.

MINI KARATE KIDS
Give your little ones the chance to explore the basics of karate in a non-threatening, educational environment. The instructor, Chiyo Spaulding, is an AAU National Champion and has been teaching martial arts to children for the past 15 years. Parents are welcome to join the class.

Ages 4-5 • $25 per month • Wed. • Sept. 13-Dec. 20 • 10-10:30 a.m.

BUTTERFLY EFFECT CHEERLEADING PROGRAM
This cheer program promotes instilling confidence in young girls. Participants will learn the fundamentals of cheer and practice routines. Cost includes monthly tuition and practice uniform.

Ages 6-13 • $120 • Wed. • Sept. 13-Dec. 6 • 4:45-5:45 p.m.

MICHAEL JACKSON “THRILLER” DANCE PRESENTATION
Interested in learning the steps to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”? All ages are invited to learn this classic dance sequence step-by-step by Ray Brooks of POP Entertainment! Participants will show off their dance moves in full costume at the Monster’s Bash on Thursday, Oct. 26.

All Ages • $10 • Thu./Fri. • Oct. 19 & 20 • 6:30-7:30 p.m.


VOLUNTEERS
To start making a positive impact in the lives of youth by becoming a volunteer. Please download the volunteer application and bring it to orientation. Orientation is held the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. or by scheduling an appointment. Please note: All volunteers must complete a volunteer orientation before beginning their service.

---> Volunteer Application (PDF)
---> Background Disclosure (PDF)


STANDARDS OF CARE
THE FACILITIES OF COLLEGE STATION PARKS & RECREATION ARE NOT CHILD CARE FACILITIES AND THE 2015 PROGRAMS ARE NOT LICENSED BY THE STATE OF TEXAS FOR CHILD CARE UNDER TEXAS HUMAN RESOURCES CODE SEC. 42.041(B)(14).

---> Standard of Care for Ages 5-13 (PDF)


MORE INFORMATION 
For more information, call 979.764.3779 or visit the Lincoln Recreation Center, 1000 Eleanor Street. 

Cheletia Johnson
Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor
979.764.3779, cjohnson@cstx.gov

Shakeela Pouncy
Lincoln Recreation Center Assistant Supervisor
979.764.3750, spouncy@cstx.gov

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Last updated: 10/24/2017 11:02:01 AM