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6.27.2014

Leadership Academy Camps



Learn the art of Cotillion dance in our Leadership Academy, including waltz and swing! Feel healthy, fit and in control of life. Receive life coaching, conflict resolution training and social skill techniques that help foster confidence. Develop a fitness routine and establish personal goals. Cost is $120.
July 29 - 31 from 9 am - 12 pm. Open to ages 10-12.
August 5 - 7 from 9 am - 12 pm. Open to ages 14-16.

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

Jr LEGO Robotics Camp

https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie/Activity_Search/jr-lego-robotics-summer-2014-07-14/4702

Bring your LEGO's to life in Jr LEGO Robotics camp! Enhance critical thinking, creative and teambuilding skills. Discover concepts of robotics and the engineering design process in a real world setting. Construct and program WeDO robots using laptops. Build various wild animals, amazing mechanisms, and soccer-themed gadgets. Open to kids 6 - 9 years of age. Cost is $130.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 14 - 17, 9 am - 12 pm. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

Don't Miss Robot Mania Camp!

https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie/Activity_Search/robot-mania-summer-2014/4078 

We have just a few spots left in our Mad Science Robot Mania camp!

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.

Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 7 - 10, 1 - 4 pm. Open to kids 6 - 10 years of age. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

6.26.2014

STEM Genius Science & Technology Camp

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.

STEM Genius Science & Technology camp held at Wylie Recreation Center July 7 - 10, 9 am - 12 pm. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

6.25.2014

Outdoor Adventures Camp


Our little adventurers are having a blast while learning about fun, safety and friendship this week in Outdoor Adventures Camp! Campers mastered the climbing wall at Wylie Rec Center, learned to bait, cast and fish at Oak Point pond in Plano, and hiked through the Wylie wilderness learning how to set up camp. And there are s'mores of course! Camp concludes this week with archery instruction. Campers are learning how to shoot a compound bow while tackling the archery course.

Check out Survival Tactics Bootcamp coming up June 30-July 4 from 9am-12pm for ages 8-12! Cost is $115 per person. To register for other camps and activities visit our website, www.WylieTexas.gov/Recreation.

6.24.2014

Out is In {National Park and Rec Month July}



Get outside and play this July! Since 1985, America has celebrated July as National Park and Recreation Month. Check out Wylie's wide variety of July-only activities ranging from health and wellness to nature and community spirit that we have added for this special month.

6.23.2014

Barre Fitness starting soon! {Wylie Recreation Center}

Time is running out to register. Classes start on June 27th at 11:15am. Get ready to burn fat, sculpt muscles and have fun! Barre focuses on conditioning and toning the entire body. By blending classical ballet exercises, pilates and traditional conditioning movements, Barre will help you to develop muscular endurance, dynamic balance, flexibility, posture and core strength. No previous dance experience necessary.

Classes held at Wylie Recreation Center and are open ages 16+. Not sure if this class is right for you? Try the FREE DEMO class on Wednesday, June 25th at 11:15am. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

Last Chance to Register for Fashion Designer Camp!


We have only a few spots left in our Fashion Designer camp starting next week!

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!

6.19.2014

Last Chance for LEGO Robotics Camps!

Our June Jr LEGO Robotics and LEGO Robotics Rescue camps filled up in just a few days! Due to the popularity, we are adding another round of Jr LEGO Robotics and LEGO Robotics Rescue camps in July. Sign up while you can, space is limited!

Bring your LEGOs to life! Enhance critical thinking, creative and teambuilding skills. Discover concepts of robotics and the engineering design process in a real world setting. Construct and program WeDO robots using laptops. Build various wild animals, amazing mechanisms, and soccer-themed gadgets. Open to kids 6 - 9 years of age. Cost is $130.

LEGO Robotics Rescue
Combine LEGOs, laptops and rescue in this one-of-a-kind experience. Enhance critical thinking and creative skills while gaining patience and working as a team. Test, build and program LEGO Mindstorm robots on laptops while exploring ways robots respond in disaster situations, search for survivors and rebuild a bridge. Open to kids 10 - 14 years of age. Cost is $130.

Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center July 14 - 17, 9 am - 12 pm. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation Center. No Rec Pass required!

6.16.2014

Anime & Manga Drawing Workshop

This is your last chance to register this year for a Young Rembrandts 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. Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center June 23 - 27, 10 - 11:30 am. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age.

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

6.13.2014

Total Volleyball

Wylie recreation Center is offering volleyball camps this summer to introduce new players to this fun, exciting game!

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. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, Two camps available - June 23-26, and August 18-21. Both camps run from 12:30pm-3:30pm.

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

6.10.2014

Basketball Camps



Wylie Recreation Center is offering basketball camps this summer to improve players of all skill levels!

All Basketball - The first step to a great season! All levels benefit from this step-by-step instruction that encourages confidence, gain introductory knowledge, and thoroughly understand and improve. Learn from college level players and trainers how to shoot, pass, dribble and rebound. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, Two camps available - July 7-10, 12:30pm-3:30pm and August 4-7, 9am-12pm.

Basketball Shooting Skills - Make every shot count. This unique one-on-one and team environment emphasizes ball shooting skills while learning about the importance of setting goals, developing a course of action and working hard. Learn shooting techniques, ideal form and effective stance. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age, Two camps available - July 14-17, 9am-12pm and August 11-14, 12:30pm-3:30pm.

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

6.09.2014

Total Cheerleading! Camp


Go. Fight. Win! At Total Cheerleading camp, all athletes prepare 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. Camp held at Wylie Recreation Center June 16 - June 19, 9 am - 12 pm. Open to kids 6 - 12 years of age.

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

6.06.2014

Summer Kick-Off 2014

Summer Kick-Off
Inflatables, petting zoo, DJ, face painting, Scholastic Book Sale, Clifford the Big Red Dog and more!  Start your summer off with fun activities for the whole family.  Find out what is going on at the Rec and Library all summer long.  Most activities are outdoors, so please plan accordingly.  Fun and free for all ages!  Friday, June 13 from 9 – 11:45 am.

Overflow parking at Wylie High School with complimentary shuttle to Municipal Complex.

6.05.2014

Survival & Outdoor Camps

Wylie Recreation Center is offering thrilling survival and outdoor camps this summer!

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.


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

6.04.2014

Mad Science Camps


There is still time to register for Mad Science camps! Mad Science is a leading science enrichment provider. They deliver unique, hands-on science experiences for children that are as entertaining as they are educational.

Claws, Codes and 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 ages 3-6. Camps held June 9-12, 9 am - 12 pm.

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 ages 6-10. Camps held June 9-12, 1 - 4 pm. 

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 ages 6-12. Camps held July 7-10, 9 am - 12 pm. 

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 ages 6-10. Camps held July 7-10, 1 - 4 pm.


Mad Science camps cost $140 apiece. Camps held at Wylie Recreation Center. Register now online or in person at Wylie Recreation CenterLast chance to register for Claws, Codes and Comets & Rocket Ride to Space is Friday, June 6. No Rec Pass required!

6.03.2014

Stretch-n-Grow




There is still time to register for Stretch-n-Grow activities! Stretch-n-Grow is the world's largest network of children's fitness professionals who, each week, teach over one hundred thousand children in hundreds of cities across 15 countries to "Exercise and Eat What's Wise!"

Stretch-n-Grow Mommy and Me
Explore the floor with your little one! Introduce your tot 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. Open to ages 18mos-2 1/2. June 5 - August 21 from 10:45 - 11:15 am. Cost is $125.

Stretch-n-Grow Fitness and Gymnastics Combo
Tumble, roll and stretch across the floor! 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. Open to ages 3-5, June 5 - August 21 from 11:15 am - 12 pm. Cost is $175.

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

6.02.2014

Fast Forward Kids LEGO Camps

Fast Forward Kids presents LEGO camps for ages 4-12 at Wylie Recreation Center this August!
LEGO Logo - Get involved in this exclusive energized engineering environment. Not found in stores, the special LEGO Logo kits provide extraordinary opportunities for hands-on construction. Expand math, science and technology skills in a cooperative environment. Learn to follow plans while creating robots, racecars, four-by-four trucks, cranes, pulleys, levers and more. Open to ages 8-12. Camp held August 11 - 14, 9 am - 12 pm. Cost is $115.

LEGO Mania - LEGOs are hot! Critical thinking and engineering abilities abound with this timeless trend. Sharpen creativity, hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Use your imagination and participate in hands-on learning activities. Construct dinosaurs, rockets, castles, airplanes, forts, cars and much more. Open to ages 4-7. Camp held August 11 - 14, 1 - 3 pm. Cost is $115.

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