SPRD Bulletin December 6


Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 21st at Seward Senior Center. 1st seating – 9 10am. 2nd seating - 10:30 – 11:30am. Enjoy delicious homemade breakfast with the big guy! Complimentary pictures with Santa, candy canes and holiday plush toys for the kids. Children under 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. All attendees require a ticket. Adults $9.00 Children $7.00. Limited seating! Please purchase tickets by 5:00pm December 20th. Tickets are available at TYC, Sports & Rec or City Hall utility counter. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Seward and Sons of American Legion. Hosted by TYC Councils, SPRD, Seward Senior Citizens Center & One Shot Photography. Call the TYC at 224-5472 for more info.

Middle School Snow Ball formal/semi-formal dance Thursday, December 19th 7:30-10pm at TYC. Neon Pool tourney with prizes, dance-off contest, prizes for best-dressed and best dancers. *Formal wear not required. $5 at the door. Hope to see you there! 224-5472

 New Year’s Overnight/Tri-Fun-A-Thon-Youth Council’s annual fundraiser the Tri-Fun-A-Thon has been re-scheduled to December 31st and is now an overnight. This event is open to 4th-6th graders. Participants will enjoy 14 hours of pure fun from 6pm-8am including dancing at TYC, skating, rock wall & dodgeball at AVTEC gym and skiing/snowshoeing at the Luminary Ski event at Mile 12. $25 for the night includes a pizza party, fun give-aways and breakfast! All  proceeds benefit TYC Councils. Call TYC for info or to sign up: 224-5472 or tyc@cityofseward.net.

image005TYC’s School’s Out Day Camps & Vacation Break Camps: School will be out December 20th! Sign up today for the best deal!

Join us for days filled with arts & crafts, baking, outdoor adventures, cooperative games & team building, movies & popcorn, music & dancing, science experiments and more! Camps run 7:45am-5:30pm daily. Campers need to bring a lunch, morning and afternoon snacks or money for the Snack Shack. Get the best rate with early registration (three weeks before camp). Space is limited. School’s Out Day Camps are on the following dates: 12/20, 1/20, 2/6, 2/7, 3/7 and 4/18. Early Bird rate is $15 (3 weeks prior to camp)/Regular rate $20 (up to 1 week prior)/$25 drop in rate space permitting. Vacation Break Camps are 12/23-12/27 (no camp on 12/25), 12/30-1/3 (no camp on 1/1) and 3/10-3/14. Early Bird rates are $100 (3 weeks prior), Regular rate $110 (2 weeks prior), $125 thereafter space permitting. TYC offers Tier discounts to families who qualify for AK food stamps programs, Denali Kid Care, WIC, and free or reduced lunches. Please contact Maggie at TYC for questions regarding Tier qualifications and other scholarship opportunities: 224-5472 or mwilkins@cityofseward.net. Brochures and registration for day camps can be found on our website at:www.cityofseward.us or stop by one of SPRD’s locations (Sports & Rec at AVTEC Gym, Rec Room at 336 3rd Ave or TYC at 336 Jefferson.

Seward Teen & Youth Center’s After School Program is in full swing! ASP emphasizes cooperative play, sports, environmental science, outdoor play, creative arts, homework help, music appreciation and social enhancement. Children can chose from a number of daily activities from science experiments, to baking projects to board games to field trips to a local park and much much more! ASP runs Monday-Friday from 3:20-5:30pm. Children may catch a ride on bus #3 from school. There is a $3 daily drop in fee or punch cards are available, $30 for 10 visits for $50 for 20 visits, or Annual Booster Passes are available for $200. There are scholarships available as well. Come check us out! TYC is located at 3rd Avenue & Jefferson below the Senior Center on the alley side. 224-5472

TYC Pool Tournament for 7-12th grades Wednesday, December 18th at 7pm. Great prizes and pizza party. FREE! Call TYC for more info: 224-5472



Sports & Recreation

Winter Adult Leagues

Sign up early and get the best rates for Adult Basketball, Competitive Volleyball, BBQ Rec League Volleyball & Racquetball Leagues coming this January!!!


Urbach’s Youth Basketball Is right around the corner for ages 4 – 12 years of age. Join us Saturdays January 25th – March 22. There will be a free Jamboree Sat, Jan 11th at 10am where kids can meet the coaches, work on skill development, go through drill stations and much more! Earlybird fee for the league is Dec 13th, register by Dec 20th to receive a complimentary team jersey. We will not be able to guarantee complimentary jerseys to late registrants so sign up today at the Sports & Rec Gym located at 519 4th Ave.

Seward Archery League Winter session will be Jan 7th – Mar 11th Tuesday 6 – 9pm at the Railroad terminal. Dust off your bow and arrows and come down to the Railroad Terminal for some target practice! Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment but some equipment can be made available. Bows should be 70lbs and lower. NO crossbows! League is open to 16yrs and up (16 & 17 year olds welcome with an adult). End-of-Season Round Robin style tournament. March 12th. Contact Jori Welchans at jwelchans@cityofseward.net or call 224-4054 for more info.

 Rec Room “The Experiment”

Middle and High School Students have been attending the Rec Room after School Mon – Fri 2:30 – 5:30 located at 336 3rd Ave call 224-4056. This is a FREE program.

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