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5.29.2014

Flex Reg Now Available

Worried that you busy schedule will prevent you from participating in fitness activities? The Wylie Recreation Center is now offering Flexible Registration for Boot Camp for the Summer 2014 season.  Flex Reg allows you to pay for only the classes that you plan on attending.  You will no longer have to pay for a full month of classes if that does not fit into your schedule.  AM Boot Camp classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and PM classes are on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Choose all AM, all PM, or mix and match based on what works best for you.  Rec Pass holders are eligible for a 15% discount.  More classes will be added to Flex Reg in the future.

Let us know if you have any questions.

5.27.2014

8 Bit Education Camps

8 Bit Education offers camps using the latest technology!



Cinematography
Lights. Camera. Action! Cinematography enforces language, art, math, science and technological competence. Gain valuable tips, pro tricks and interpersonal skills while you make your own short film. Learn a variety of script writing, filming, acting and directing techniques. Take home a personalized DVD of your finished project.

Open to ages 8-15. Camps held July 21 - 25, 10 am - 12 pm and August 18 - 21, 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Cost is $120.

Game Design 1
Always wanted to create a video game? Breathe life into your virtual characters. Share your interactive story and gain the technical confidence needed to create characters like Mario and Luigi, save a princess, battle bad guys like Bowser and advance through levels. Take home your finished Windows PC game. Introduction to programming movements and controls, creating characters and designing levels.

Open to ages 8-15. Camps held July 7 - 11 from 10 am - 12 pm and July 28 - August 1 from 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $120.

Game Design 2
Always wanted to create a video game? Breathe life into your virtual characters. Share your interactive story and gain the technical confidence needed to create characters like Mario and Luigi, save a princess, battle bad guys like Bowser and advance through levels. Take home your finished Windows PC game. Prerequisite: Game Design I or instructor approval. Create complex environments, enemies and situations using Alterable Variables. Learn more about Level Design and Game Theory to add professional polish to your game.

Open to ages 8-15. Camps held July 14 - 18 from 10 am - 12 pm and August 4 - 8 from 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $120.

Game Producer
Create a video game and commercial all in just one week! Learn how to produce a video game on your Windows PC. Design levels, make characters, program movements and more. Then make a TV commercial that sells your game. Discover the filmmaking process, including writing, filming, acting and directing. Bring a flash drive.

Open to ages 6-9. Camps held June 30 - July 3 from 1 - 3 pm and. Cost is $100.

Robotics
Hands-on technology instruction emphasizes learning, growth and fun! Enhance teamwork, creative thinking and problem solving skills. Learn how to build a Robotic Cobra or Moon Rover using the latest EV3 kits, then program and bring the robot to life. Control the Cobra via Bluetooth phone and drive the Moon Rover. Video featuring the build and the final result available at the end of camp.

Open to ages 7-12. Camps held July 14 - 18 from 1 - 3 pm and July 28 - August 1 from 10 am - 12 pm. Cost is $120.

Web Design
Dazzle your family and teachers! Gain valuable knowledge of technology applications and exclusive skills while developing a sense of pride. Learn direct hand coding, vocabulary and steps to creating a personal website. Touch on introductory Hyper Text Mark Up Language (HTML) and styling with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Open to ages 8-15. Camps held July 7 - 11 from 1 - 3 pm and July 21 - July 25 from 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $120.


Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

Fashion Designer Camp

Graduate from playing dress up to designing!

Fashion communicates identity, self-expression, beliefs and culture. Gain introductory skills, jump-start design interest and expand communication through team challenges. Learn sketching and color coordination techniques, and learn how to mix textures and patterns. Bring designs to life with patterned papers, ribbons and more.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center June 30 - July 3, 9 am - 12 pm. Open to kids 8 - 12 years of age.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.23.2014

Total Volleyball

New to the game?

Benefit from this basic curriculum that exposes you to the rules and fundamentals in small group and team settings. Improve hand-eye coordination, core strength, footwork, power, discipline, motivation and nutrition. Learn to serve, pass and play defense while building confidence in your game decisions.
Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center and are open to kids 6 - 12 years of age.
Two camps are available, June 23 - 26, 12:30 - 3:30 pm and August 18 - 21, 12:30 - 3:30 pm.
Each camp is $99 and led by Successful Students & Athletes. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.22.2014

Time is Running Out! Army Games and Dodgeball for Kids

Time is running out to register. Start your Summer off right!

Rise to this teamwork challenge packed with physical and mental might and register for Army Games & Dodgeball. Feel a sense of team pride, gain sportsmanship skills and enhance strategic thinking. New teams and games each day introduce variations of classics like Dodgeball and Capture the Flag.
Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center and are open to kids 6 - 12 years of age.
Two camps are available, June 9 - 12, 9 am - 12 pm and July 21 - 24, 12:30 - 3:30 pm.
Each camp is $99 and led by Successful Students & Athletes.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.20.2014

Total Cheerleading!

Go. Fight. Win! Total Cheerleading! prepares athletes physically and mentally with fundamental training. Gain confidence, balance and strength. Learn chants and cheers, proper hand and body movements and jumping techniques. Focus on fun while learning about leadership, self-motivation and cheer safety. Open to kids age 6 - 12 years of age, June 16 - 19, 9 am - 12 pm. Cost is $99 and led by Successful Students & Athletes.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.19.2014

Young Rembrandts Camps

For more than twenty years, Young Rembrandts has been using unique teaching methods to improve its participants' fine motor skills, patience levels, focus and ability to stay on task. Register now for exciting Young Rembrandts camps hosted at Wylie Recreation Center!

Anime & Manga Drawing Workshop - Foster self-expression through art! This premier instructional drawing program offers unique step-by-step drawing methods. Learn about line, composition and color while exploring fun and playful subjects. Start and finish amazing projects that impress the best, gain confidence, exercise imagination and unlock creative potential and passion for art. Design artistic drawings and create dazzling illustrations influenced by popular Japanese anime and manga themes. All levels welcome. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, July 23 - 27, 10 - 11:30 am, $95.

Animal Cartoon Workshop - Foster self-expression through art! This premier instructional drawing program offers unique step-by-step drawing methods. Learn about line, composition and color while exploring fun and playful subjects. Start and finish amazing projects that impress the best, gain confidence, exercise imagination and unlock creative potential and passion for art. Laugh-out-loud-funny, mind-bendingly-adorable and awesome-beyond-belief are just some of the words that best describe this workshop. Learn how to draw animals of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Personify ordinary animals, transforming them into fully-realized cartoon characters. All levels welcome. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, August 4 - 8, 2:30 - 4 pm, $95.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.14.2014

Outdoor Adventures & Survival Camps

Are the outdoors calling your name? Are you ready for an adventure? Register now for one of our exhilarating Outdoor & Survival Camps hosted at Wylie Recreation Center!

Outdoor Archery - Bullseye! Satisfy your curiosity for this popular literary, film and sport favorite. Become a proficient archer and develop strength, flexibility and increased attention span. Learn to shoot the competition style compound bow from a certified instructor. Focus on basic skills, technique, the use and maintenance of equipment and safety. Open to kids 7 - 15 years of age, June 16 - 19, 10 - 11 am, $45.

Outdoor Adventures - Explore the great outdoors! Challenge yourself and experience new things while making friends. Learn how to shoot a compound bow, fish and boulder the climbing wall. Go for a hike and learn how to tie a figure eight knot like the pros! Open to kids 8 - 15 years of age, June 23 - 26, 9 am - 12 pm, $75.

Explorer Course and Survival Games - Stimulate your creative instincts and take your imagination across the globe! Learn to overcome extreme weather, challenging terrain, wild animals and unique scenarios to survive in the wilderness! Learn how to survive safely, track wildlife, identify plants, navigate varied terrain and administer first aid. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, June 23 - June 26, 9 am - 12 pm & July 28 - 31, 9 am - 12 pm $99.

Survival Tactics Boot Camp - In survival situations, four basic needs replace creature comforts. Learn to satisfy the need for shelter, water, fire and food while feeling confident, gaining invaluable knowledge and identifying threats. Purify water, signal for help, search for food and set up shelter. Team games and activities keep it light and fun! Open to kids 8 - 12 years of age, June 30 - July 3, 9 am - 12 pm, $115.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.09.2014

Army Games & Dodgeball

Up for a little competition and a whole lot of fun? Rise to this teamwork challenge packed with physical and mental might and register for Army Games & Dodgeball. Feel a sense of team pride, gain sportsmanship skills and enhance strategic thinking. New teams and games each day introduce variations of classics like dodgeball and Capture the Flag. Camps help at Wylie Recreation Center and are open to kids age 6 - 12 years of age. Two camps are available, June 9 - 12, 9 am - 12 pm and July 21 - 24, 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Each camp is $99 and led by Successful Students & Athletes.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

5.08.2014

Mad Science Summer Camps

Mad Science has been experienced by more than 6.5 million children in 25 countries across 5 continents and it’s right here in Wylie this summer. Register now for any of the eight camps hosted at Wylie Recreation Center.

Claws, Codes & Comets - Well-rounded science introduction encourages creativity and initiative. Gain understanding of basic concepts and terms while having a blast! Study nature’s inhabitants while learning about and imitating animal adaptations. Explore secret messages, and discover codes you already have in your body. Study comets up close as one forms before your eyes. Open to kids 3 - 6 years of age, June 9 - 12, 9 am - 12 pm, $140.

Rocket Ride to Space - 3, 2, 1…Blast off! Satisfy your curiosity for space travel and aerodynamics. Gain focus, critical thinking skills and enhance your ability to follow steps. Explore the difference in various propulsion systems. Learn how to launch and how to recover your craft. Take home rockets, planes and other projects each day. Open to kids 6 - 10 years of age, June 9 - 12, 1 - 4pm, $140.

STEM Genius Science & Technology - Dig into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and return to school prepared and ready to excel. Build confidence and team up with fellow campers to strengthen your understanding of energy sources, structures, ocean mechanics and more through hands-on experiments. Take home a project each day. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, July 7 - 10, 9 am - 12 pm, $140.

Robot Mania - Satisfy your curiosity about how robots shape learning, efficiency and advances in technology. Gain creative thinking skills, an understanding of real-life technology applications and a feeling of pride. Study and interact with sound sensing, line tracking, amphibious and even soccer playing robots. Take home a robot made by you! $25 fee payable to instructor at first class. Open to kids 6 - 10 years of age, July 7 - 10, 1 - 4 pm, $140 plus supply fee.

Let’s Get Growing - How does your garden grow? Celebrate the life cycle of plants. Gain a basic understanding of how sun, wind, rain, earth, plants and insects work together. Dissect soils and seeds, explore the life of a caterpillar, examine living plants and leaves and create a garden mural with your fellow campers. Open to kids 3 - 6 years of age, July 21 - 24, 9 am - 12 pm, $140.

Secret Agent Lab - Be like “Bond. James Bond.” Problem solving sets a path for success. Gain patience, critical thinking skills and appreciation for details. Engage in discussion with your peers, participate in labs and learn to spy like secret agents while exploring biology and chemistry. Discover crime science used to solve mysteries. Open to kids 6 - 10 years of age, July 21 - 24, 1 - 4 pm, $140.

Earth: The Amazing Planet - Experiment with earth sciences! Understand the importance of taking care of our planet and appreciating nature around us through exciting activities and interactive discussions. Make recycled paper, investigate animals, create a cast of an animal footprint and experiment with pollution solutions that are easy and accessible in your own home. Open to kids 7 - 11 years of age, August 11 - 14, 1 - 4 pm, $140.

Bubbles, Smoke and Explosions! - Explain the unimaginable. Sparked interest in chemistry sets a course for discovery. Gain appreciation for investigation and observation while being wowed. Connect with science and see lightning first hand, make a comet, create a crystal garden, synthesize slime and watch smoke bellow from a NASA style rocket built by you! Open to kids 6 - 10 years of age, August 11 - 14, 9 am - 12 pm, $140.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center.

5.07.2014

Stretch-n-Grow {New Activity}

Help your little one get the sillies out with FUNtastic activities designed to promote exercise and wellness at Wylie Recreation Center. Stretch-n-Grow offers you two awesome programs, Fitness and Gymnastics Combo and Mommy and Me to improve endurance, coordination, resistance and strength training through this internationally renowned program. Participate in action packed activities that include warm-up stories, fitness games and skills and a final cool down.

Tumble, roll and stretch across the floor in Fitness & Gymnastics Combo! Ages 3 - 5 years old will improve balance, strength and flexibility in a fun interactive environment. Learn proper exercise form through warm-ups, simple stretches, games and activities. Basic tumbling routines, combinations, and forward and backwards skills taught. Includes t-shirt and water bottle. The session runs June 5 - August 21, 11:15 am - 12 pm, $175.

Explore the floor with your little one in Mommy & Me! Introduce your tot, ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years old to exercise in a fun, exciting, and social environment. Engage with your child while participating in fitness activities, games and stretches. Includes t-shirt and water bottle. Parent participation required. The session runs June 5 - August 21, 10:45 - 11:15 am, $125.

Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center.

5.06.2014

LEGO Camps GALORE! {Wylie Recreation Center}

Register your child for one of our exciting LEGO camps! 



Jr LEGO Robotics, LEGO Logo, LEGO Mania, LEGO Robotics Rescue are some of the exciting camps that Wylie Recreation Center has to offer this Summer for kids ages 4 - 12! 


Register online or in person, Wylie Recreation Center.
 


 
Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie
 

5.05.2014

Summer Registration Available Now!

Register now in-person and online for Summer 2014 recreation activities during Standard Registration at Wylie Recreation Center and Senior Recreation Center. Standard Registration continues until activities are filled. A discount of 15% is applied to Rec Pass Holder activity registrations during Standard Registration on most SUMMER 2014 activities.

Check out our improved registration site. New summer camps added, including LEGOs, robots, outdoor fun and much more!

Browse online or check out the flip book.

Use your online account tied to your Rec Pass to receive the discount. Some activity discount exclusions apply. Non-refundable transaction fees applied to all online registrations.