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Park Board Meeting November 6th

 

City of Carlisle, IA

Parks and Recreation Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

5:00pm Carlisle City Hall

  1. Call to Order
  2. Determine Quorum
  3. Approve Minutes from May 22, 2018
  4. Parks Update, review Summer 2018
  5. Summer Rec 2018 Summary
  6. Aquatic Center 2018 Summary
  7. Playground Committee feedback
  8. Babysitting Clinic
  9. Dog Park update
  10. New business
  11. Adjournment

 

 

“This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

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Babysitting Clinic offered

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Do you have what it takes to be a first class babysitter?

Carlisle Community Center, 2:00- 4:00 pm on November 28th, December 5th, and December 12th

Registration Deadline: November 21st

This clinic will help you learn your responsibilities as a babysitter, what parents expect of you, how to handle emergencies, age appropriate activities, and much more. There will be multiple guest speakers and many interactive lessons. Each participant will receive an instruction book to use as a resource throughout their babysitting career.

This clinic is open to all youth in 5th through 8th grade. The clinic will be held at the Carlisle Community Building from 2:00– 4:00 pm on three consecutive Wednesday’s: November 28th, December 5th, and December 12th. Participants who attend all three sessions will receive a certificate of completion!

Pre– registration is required to Carlisle City Hall  by November 21st. Registration cost is $21 for residents and $24 for non-residents. Space is limited to the first 20 participants registered with completed payment. Each participant is asked to bring a baby doll and a children’s toy for use in class.

Click on the link below for more information and registration form.

Babysitting Course flyer 2018

 

Jan Ray Fitness Fall 2018

Pumpkinfest TOMORROW 1-3 pm

Costume parade starts at the Carlisle Elementary Circle Drive.  Line up is at 12:45.

 

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Ready for Winter

The Almanac predicts this winter will bring a chilly, wintry mix to our region.

Carlisle’s parks are ready for winter.  All water to bathrooms and drinking fountains have been turned off.  Portable Potty’s will be available at North Park and South Park.

 

 

Pumpkinfest October 27th, 1-3pm

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Parks and Rec Board Meeting agenda

Parks and Rec Board Meeting is September 18, 2018.

 

Posted Park Board Agenda

Personal Awareness and Threat Recognition class

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Carlisle Hometown Pride is hosting a FREE EVENT to discuss tools and strategies to help keep you and your families safe.
When: Wednesday September 12th
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Carlisle High School Auditorium.

Topics include:
Personal awareness habits and incident planning for home, work, classroom and other public areas.
Discussion of features and selection of self defense tools.
Personal awareness and threat recognition.
Reduce visibility as a potential victim.

Carlisle Hometown Pride is hosting a FREE EVENT to discuss tools and strategies to help keep you and your families safe.
When: Wednesday September 12th
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Carlisle High School Auditorium.

Topics include:
Personal awareness habits and incident planning for home, work, classroom and other public areas.
Discussion of features and selection of self defense tools.
Personal awareness and threat recognition.
Reduce visibility as a potential victim.

 

Carlisle’s Dog Park is officially open

 

The Carlisle Dog Park had it’s ribbon cutting on Sunday August 19th.  Thank you to Friends of Carlisle Parks, Hometown Pride, and City of Carlisle staff who coordinated the needs and items necessary to make it a reality.   Thank You also for the generous donation that made this possible!

The Dog Park is located at North Park on the EAST side of the park.  It has a separate area for large dogs and for small dogs.  A water fountain is available for your thirsty dog after their playtime.  The dog park is FREE to use!  Remember to Scoop you Poop!

The Parks department is requiring registration of canines that will be utilizing the area.  Registration forms can be found at Carlisle City Hall or click on the link below to access the registration forms.

Dog Park registration

Dog Park liability waiver.2

Dog Park Rules –

2018 July 4th schedule of events

2018 Carlisle 4th of July Celebration

Fireworks 10pm

THEME:   TEAM AMERICA

Schedule of Events and Activities

 

Tuesday, July 3
5pm North Park Activities
Inflatables – Rides

Games, Concessions

8-10 “The Busted String Band” with Michael Kosiek and Friends

Ball Field

Men’s Softball ~ Rick Barnes Memorial tournament
Cement Stage
6pm:  Kiddie parade ~ Sponsored by FISS

Wednesday, July 4
7:30am-9:00am Pancake Breakfast @ Community Building
Provided by Middle River Friends Church ~Proceeds to go to P.E.A.C.H. Dollars for Scholars
9:30am PARADE—Sponsored by the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce
Line up on Garfield Street starting at 9am
Theme – TEAM AMERICA

Parade Marshall – Ruth Randleman – Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year

*North Park Activities following parade ~ Games & Food
Noon –  Inflatables and Rides ~ Gotcha Games

Noon- 6pm Petting Zoo – Hovick Family Farms ~ Sponsored by City of Carlisle

Noon-4   FREE Train rides ~ Sponsored by People’s Bank and Great Western Bank

1-3   FREE Kids Zone ~ Sponsored by Central Iowa Insurance

1-6   BINGO $1 a card ~ $5 winner

12-4 FREE Giant Bubble Ball Soccer ~ Sponsored by Three Rivers Church

Cement Stage Events

*Registration for FAMILY Bags tournament at DJ booth: Noon-5

Soccer Kicking contest sponsored by Medicap Pharmacy
1:30            Soccer kicking contest (2-4 years)
1:50            Soccer kicking contest (5-8 years)
2:10            Soccer kicking contest (9-12 years)
2:30            Kids Games
3:30            Basketball – Knockout

5-6              Bags FREE Play

6-8              Family Bags Tournament ~ Sponsored by Goodhue-Nolte Insurance

*Sign up at DJ booth prior to 5pm*

8:00            DJ music

Watermelon eating contest ~ Sponsored by Dane Wright

*Next to cement stage

4:00            2-5 years
4:15            6-12 years
4:30            13 and up
Ball field

Men’s Softball ~ Rick Barnes Memorial Tournament

2-3:30 Golf putting/chipping challenge On the Ballfield – Centerfield
Bandstand Entertainment

1-2:30pm – The Peterson Blanchard Spectacle folk rock music duo.

Featuring singer guitarist Eric T. Peterson and bassist Bill Blanchard.

6-8pm – Lucky JaxMusic from the 60’s, 70’s 80’s

Fireworks 10pm ~ North Park