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9.11.2017

Wylie Senior Recreation September 2017 Newsletter

The September Wylie Senior Rec Center Newsletter for adults age 55+ is now available on our City webpage. 

This month we will be visiting the Bush Presidential Library and the Dallas World Aquarium.



Join us for free and fun activities at the center for Open Crafts, Group Exercise, Crochet, and more.

Jeni Lambert
Recreation Programmer

City of Wylie

7.24.2017

Sr Rec Center Newsletter - August 2017

The August Wylie Senior Rec Center Newsletter for adults age 55+ is now available on our City webpage.

In August, we will visit Good Neighbor Brews for a tasting, and head to the historic Wilson House in downtown Dallas.



Join us for free and fun activities at the center for Open Crafts, Group Exercise, Crochet, and more.

National Park and Recreation Month is coming to an end. Join us on Friday for Porch Pops and enjoy a popsicle on us!


Jeni Lambert
Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie

6.05.2017

Brainopolis Summer Camps!

 

 
Register today for the exciting summer camps with Brainopolis!

SEAdventures - Shiver me timbers! Learn about cartography, explore geography, and discover oceanography. Embark on a quest to locate the golden treasure hidden under the Indian Ocean. Travel across the seven seas and learn about marine life while creating models of maritime transportation and other exploration devices.

Restaurant Entrepreneur - Be your own boss! Enhance your creativity, understand business concepts, review profit margins, and uncover the details of architecture. Create a menu, model meals, learn about assembly lines, and film a commercial for your restaurant. Design a one-foot-tall replica of your restaurant and take home your finished project.

ER Surgeons - Attention aspiring doctors and medical professionals! Understand the basic principles of biology, learn tools for effective decision making, and enhance your confidence. Discover the professions of doctors and dentists through performing hypothetical surgeries, crafting model dentures, and creating replica organs. It is never too early to prepare for medical school.

Avengers and Defense - Magic and science are one in the same. Observe physics, analyze geometry, and increase imagination while preparing to protect the citizens of your city. Assemble a Hulk wrecking ball, design a Captain America shield, construct an Iron Man catapult, and invent other superhero defense tools to prepare for combat.

ECO Architects - Build your dream home! Study environmentally friendly architecture, discover geometry, and enhance your creativity. Design your sustainable home, and learn about blue prints, foundations, and vertical agriculture. Discover solar energy and electric currents while building your model abode. Take home your finished project.

Galaxy Academy - Houston, we landed on the moon! Discover astronomy, enhance problem-solving skills, and boost communication while learning about space exploration. Simulate intergalactic missions, construct rocket models, and build a motorized space rover while learning about NASA. Be the first astronaut to travel to Mars.

Register online, or in-person, Wylie Recreation Center.

Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie
 

2.22.2017

Spring Break Camps!

https://apm.activecommunities.com/wylie

What are your kids doing for Spring Break? Don’t miss out on the exciting camps that will keep their mind and body busy all week!
Minecraft Architects - Start crafting with Minecraft! Spark creative thinking, develop spatial visualization skills, and inspire programming proficiency. Work with a group to create building structures to meet specific guidelines. Defeat the challenges of limited resources, time limits, and environmental features. Discover drawing blueprints and then transform the sketch in Minecraft.
Cooking Camp - Be the next Executive Chef! Learn about kitchen and food safety, preparation, and international foods. Work with incredible ingredients and fun equipment to create a variety of delicious dishes from around the world. Enjoy eating the delicious treats you prepared at the end of each class. $25 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class.
Garden Sewing Party - Sew what? Learn about sewing machines, thread, fabric, seams, and bobbins. Enhance fine motor skills, boost reading comprehension, and apply math while making a skirt, tote bag, flower throw pillow, and embellishing a shirt. Snacks included. $45 supply fee payable to instructor at the first class. Bring sewing machine; a few available upon request.
Total Sports & MVP Challenge - The next all-around athlete is you! Develop strength and fitness while having fun. Improve motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and endurance while learning about proper nutrition and the rules of sports. Cross-train using obstacle courses, dodgeball, soccer, basketball, and other exciting agility games. Wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes.
Register online, or in-person, Wylie Recreation Center.
Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie

2.17.2017

Sr Rec Center Newsletter - March 2017

The March Wylie Senior Rec Center Newsletter for adults age 55+ is now available on our City webpage.

Due to the recent hail storm, Wylie Sr Rec Center participants are meeting at Waterbrook Church located at 507 Thomas St.

Research your family history in the new Genealogy course and take a trip to White Rock Lake to see the production of Grace and Glorie by OneThirty Productions.

Sign up today for our 2017 cruise to New England and Canada! Beat the Texas Summer heat and visit Boston, Maine, Halifax and Saint John. With tons of dining choices and Freestyle Cruising, Norwegian Gem has it all. Chill out by the pool, get lucky in the casino, unwind at the spa, and groove to the music of the psychedelic 70’s during the Band on the Run performance.



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Haley McCrary
Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie

1.27.2017

Sr Rec Center Newsletter - February 2017

The February Wylie Senior Rec Center Newsletter for adults age 55+ is now available on our City webpage.

Due to the recent hail storm, Wylie Sr Rec Center participants are meeting at Waterbrook Church located at 507 Thomas St.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with us by spinning our wheel of ove, decorating your own sweet treats, and bring some candies share at our Lovebug Social. Join friends on a trip to King Spa, make mini fruit pizzas, and craft your own bookmarks to take home.


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Haley McCrary
Recreation Programmer
City of Wylie

1.19.2017

Game Design I

 














Dream of creating a video game? Gain technical confidence while programming movements, procedures, and controls. Learn how to make your very own custom game and play it on your own PC! Produce an interactive story, design levels, and breathe life into your virtual characters. Take home your finished Windows PC game.

Register online, or in-person, Wylie Recreation Center.
Recreation Programmer