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Winter & Spring 2006 PROGRAM REPORT
January - May, 2006

Published June 1, 2006

Ronald J. Woodhead, Director
Greg L. Roth, Parks Supervisor
Beth C. Lee, Recreation Supervisor / Programs & Special Events
Jeff R. Hall, Recreation Supervisor / Fitness & Sports
Todd A. Roth, Aquatics Supervisor
Molly A. Hetrick, Recreation Supervisor / Nature Center
Barbara Lindenbaum, Senior Center Director
Ted G. Weaver, Assistant Parks Supervisor
Carol M. Clitherow, Senior Center Program Asst.
Diane J. Ishler, Office Manager
Kathy J. Woods, Staff Assistant
Kenyatta Shelton-Burleigh, Staff Assistant

Important Dates for Winter & Spring 2006

The 32-page Winter & Spring Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006. The registration period (for both Winter & Spring programs) opened on Monday, Jan. 2, 2006. The Winter Program window was January 2 to March 12; the Spring Program window was March 13 - May 31.

Important Dates for Summer 2006

The 48-page CRPR Summer Leisure Guide was distributed in the CDT and on-line on Sunday, April 2, 2006. The registration period opened on Monday, April 3, 2006. The Summer Program Window will run from June - August, 2006

FITNESS & SPORTS


Program

2005

2006

Adult Basketball League

84 (7 teams)

82 (7 teams)

Adult Volleyball League

168 (17 teams)

188 (19 teams)

Adult Singles Volleyball Club

384

278

Adult Coed Volleyball Program

99 + 1 wait list

83

Adult Fitness Programs: AM Workout, Body Toning, Step Aerobics, Dance Aerobics, Pilates

218 (11 programs)

+ 17 wait list

232 (11 programs)

+ 9 wait list

Adult Indoor Soccer

n / a

81

Youth Coed Basketball League: Grades 7 & 8

*Offered for Grades 3-10 in 2005

154 (17 teams) *

46 (5 teams)

Youth Judo Class

18

41

Youth Girls Softball League: Grades 3-12

168 (13 teams)

187 (14 teams)

Youth Field Hockey

32

29

Youth Gymnastics

119 + 2 wait list

87 + 15 wait list

Girls Rhythmic Gymnastics

not offered

11

S.C. Badminton Club (Jan-May)

360

340

Youth Wrestling Instruction

6

15

Pitch, Hit, and Run Event

10

78

Smart Start Soccer

not offered

40 + 26 wait list

Smart Start Golf

not offered

10 + 5 wait list

Youth Lacrosse

not offered

27

USTA Youth Tennis Lessons

15 + 2 wait list

10

USTA Tennis Instructor Workshop

n / a

9

TOTAL SPORTS / FITNESS REGISTRATION

2,133

1,874


AQUATICS

Program 

2005

2006

Youth Aquatics at HS Natatorium: - Parent & Toddler, Preschool 1 & 2, Level 1-6

260
+ 28 wait list
36 programs

232
+ 26 wait list
36 programs

ARC Lifeguarding at High School Natatorium

10

16

Season Pool Pass Purchases Jan. 1 - May 31

673

1,045

TOTAL AQUATIC REGISTRATIONS

763

785


GENERAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Program

2005

2006

Discount Ski Ticket Sales to 11 ski areas, sales began in Dec.

118 sold
$3,554 revenue

174 sold
$2,364 revenue

Square & Round/Ballroom Dance: Carter & Ruby Ackerman
(# of visits to classes in Jan-April)

729

971
54 classes

State College Area Municipal Band Concerts:
Attendance on 12 Feb, 26 Mar, 13 May

1,650

1,325

CRPR Easter Egg Hunt on Sat. 15 Apr

250+

500+

2006 Park Partner Day (formerly Spring Spruce-Up Day)
(8:30-Noon on Sat. 15 Apr 06)

 300+ volunteers

 162 volunteers

Starwatch @ Tudek Park - 5 May

85

35

Pavilion Reservations issued through 1 Jun (for all 2006 dates)

490

431

Youth Scholarships Provided: Number / Fees reduced by...

81
$6,525.68

85
$2,927.55

Sport Field Requests and Scheduling

13 Groups on
43 Fields

14 Groups on
44 Fields

MILLBROOK MARSH NATURE CENTER

Program 

2005

2006

Knee-High Naturalist (4 Programs)

 191 participants

 98 participants

Early Morning Bird Walks

 10 participants

 14 participants

School and Day Care Programs

 1,607 participants
 35 programs for
24 groups

2,057 participants
43 programs for
25 groups

Facility Rentals - groups, meetings, and events

595 visitors
( 12 groups)

605 visitors
(15 groups)

2006 Friends of MMNC Memberships YTD

21 members

20 members

TOTAL Program & Rental Visitors (does not include non-program visitors)

2,424

2,797

NOTE: Staff also provided MMNC programs or displays at 6 off-site events and activities.


CENTRE REGION SENIOR CENTER


Program

2005

2006

Noontime Meals served at Senior Center (Jan - May)

1,317

1,644

Program Visits (Jan - May)

12,380

13,006

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