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Public invited to visit AVTEC gym on Tuesdays, Thursdays


December 8, 2016 | View PDF

Seward Parks and Recreation Department (SPRD) public recreation hours to the AVTEC Gym: the public is invited to drop-in every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Each Wednesday, the public can attend 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free hall walking in the gym will be offered from 10 am to 11 a.m., as open gym activities occur for a fee.

Indoor Park will be offered Tue, Wed and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Roller skating is Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The rock climbing wall will be open on Tuesday, Dec. 13, and Dec. 20 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. Participants must have two signed waivers, if under 18 must be signed by a parent or guardian to participate.

SPRD is still seeking certified basketball and volleyball referees as well as basketball scorers and timers. Contact Austin Ledford email

Adult League Basketball

Basketball League is right around the corner, pay by Sat, Dec 17 for the best rate on player and team fees! League begins Jan. 17 and will run through March 7. The first team to fully register receives one, free player fee! Games will be played from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the AVTEC Gym.

Email Austin at for more information.

BBQ Volleyball League

BBQ Volleyball is back! From Jan. 16 through March 6, rally friends, co-workers to build a team for fun winter recreation! BBQ League is designed to unify neighbors to play ‘just for fun.’ Only one competitive player per team.

Call Melanie at 224-4011 or email to start.

See you on the court!

Archery League

Every Wednesday, from From Jan. 11 to March 8, you can dust off your bow and arrows and come down to the Railroad Terminal for some target practice. Practice time will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The is an $8 to “drop in” fee or $40 for the entire winter session. 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 archers 16 years of age and older. Archers aged 16 or 17 are welcome with an adult.

Urbach’s Youth Basketball

Kick off the season with a free basketball Jamboree on Saturday, Jan. 14. At the jamboree, players will meet the coaches, go through drill stations, work on skill development and scrimmage.

League begins Jan. 28 and runs through March 25. The league is open to for pre-school ages through fifth grade.

Early bird fee is due Dec. 17. Sign up by Dec. 31 to receive a complimentary team jersey.


Register now for Winter Break Camps. Fun-filled days with adventure and activity for kids in grades K-5. 224-5472

TYC is proud to offer “Bugs in your Backyard” free to kids in grades 4-6 on Monday’s from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is a fun-filled STEM program designed to help your youth think and act like a scientist.

Please contact TYC for more information 224-5472 or email

After School Program

TYC After School Program is in full swing. Grades K-5 are welcome to join us for some activities and excitement after school on Monday through Friday. We offer a wide variety of activities daily including crafts, sports, cooking and team challenges.

We also offer “Schools Out” Day Camps, Programs on Early Release days and Winter/Spring Break Camps. Scholarships applications are available, just ask Josie. Call 224-5472 or email

Teen Rec Room

The Teen Rec Room, or we call it the TRR, is located at 336 3rd Avenue, and is open to middle school students and high school teens from Tuesday through Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday nights from 5:30 p.m. to11 p.m. This free program is open to teens and offers ping pong, Skee ball, computers, Xbox, pool tables and more.

Call 224-4056 for more info or stop by and see us!


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