Archive for Thursday, November 1, 2007

Rec update

November 1, 2007

Eudora Parks and Recreation will have "Cards Night" from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in the new community center. A $2 fee will be charged to alleviate costs. Snacks will be provided.
Eudora Parks and Recreation is looking for sports officials for various activities including basketball, volleyball and soccer. These are paid positions per game or match. For more information, call Tammy or Jim at 542-1725.
Women's volleyball will be offered in the coming months, provided there is enough interest. There is a fee to participate.
Call the parks and recreation department for more information on how to sign up.
Registration for men's basketball is currently taking place. Games will be played on Wednesday evenings beginning in January 2008 at the new community building.
There is a fee to participate and includes a 10-game guarantee. A six-team minimum is required to offer the league.
Forms are available at the recreation office.
Youth basketball registration forms are available at the recreation department office at 14 E. Seventh St. The deadline for registration is Nov. 16. Late sign-ups will be charged a $15 fee.
The league will be offered for first- through sixth-grade boys and girls. Practices will begin in December and games will start in January 2008.
For youth ages 3 through 5, a four-session clinic will take place.
Registration forms are available at the recreation office or online at
A banking and investing program is scheduled to begin Nov. 12 at the new community center. Eudora City Councilman Jeff Peterson will lead the class.
For more information, call the recreation department.
The Eudora Parks and Recreation Department after-school program for Eudora children will be provided from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Nottingham Elementary School, 1428 Elm St., until the new community center is finished. Once it is complete, the program will move to the new location.
Cost is $5 daily or $20 weekly.
Registration forms are available at the recreation department offices, 14 E. Seventh St.
Eudora Parks and Recreation will offer Tae Kwon Do classes in the new community center.
Instructor Bob Brinkley, who holds a second degree black belt, will have classes for 4- to 6-year-olds, 7- to 12-year-olds and adults ages 13 and older.
The classes will be Monday and Wednesday evenings.
There is a charge for the classes.
For more information, call Brinkley at (785) 341-5922.
Sponsorships of Eudora recreational teams are available for local businesses that wish to have their names on the fields or courts.
For more information, call Jimmy at 542-1725.
Those who would like to be placed on a recreation bulletin mailing list are asked to e-mail the recreation department at with basic contact information. Those who sign up for the mailing list will be alerted about upcoming programs.
More information about the programs the parks and recreation department offers are available on the Web site at In addition, the recreation department's program guide for 2007-2008 is available at several businesses in Eudora, or by calling the recreation department at 542-1725 or stopping at the office at 14 E. Seventh St.
For more information about any of the programs, visit the Web site at

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