The holidays are fast approaching and tis the season to give and give and also have a little fun! On Saturday December 12, from 10 a.m. till NOON, Black Dog Lacrosse, in conjunction with the Westlake Recreation Department will host its annual Charity Lacrosse Clinic. This clinic will be held in the gym of the Westlake Recreation Center and is open to all Boys and girls in grades K-6. There is no fee to participate; HOWEVER, all participants are REQUIRED to bring in a FULL bag of groceries dry, nonperishable food items. No expired food please. These items will be then donated to the Westlake Assistance Program.
This clinic is an introductory clinic for those players new to the game or with less than 2 years experience. This clinic will focus on stick skills as well as basic passing/team building skills. Bring your lacrosse stick or you may borrow one from us. All participants MUST be PRE-REGISTERED in order to attend. You may do so buy registering at the Westlake Recreation Center.
The Westlake Recreation Department is also offering the following events for the holiday season!
Holiday Family Fun Night (December 11)
The return of the popular 2-hour family fun night. This program is open to all current members of the Westlake Recreation center. All children must be accompanied by their parents of legal guardians. The Recreation Center will close at 6 p.m. (Fitness will remain open till 8:45 p.m.) Starting at 6:30 p.m. families will be able to enjoy Christmas/Holiday videos, balloon twisters, swimming, crafts, jump around in the gym, and listen to Holiday Carolers and a visit by Santa himself including his reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This is free to all members but you must pre-register for this event.
Letters to Santa (ages 3-8)
Kids can drop their letters to Santa and we will “mail” them to the North Poole. Children will receive an electronic response from Santa. Letters can be dropped off at the Recreation Center in the special “North Pole” mailbox no later than December 15. Registration is required. Free to members of the Westlake Recreation Center. Non Members may register for only $2 per child.
Holiday House Workshop (ages 5-8)
Decorate your own small holiday house made out of graham crackers. All supplies are included. Max. of 15. Any child under the age of 7 MUST be accompanied by an adult. December 17 4-5 p.m. OR 5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Kringle’s Workshop (ages 5-8)
Santa is busy getting his list ready for Christmas and the elves are busy making the toys. Kids can get busy and make two homemade gifts to put under the tree for their parents/grandparents. Each gift will be made in our shop by your child and wrapped to take home. This is a drop off program and the parent MUST remain in the building during this time. Max of 8. December 21 from 3 – 3:45 p.m.
NOON Year’s Eve (ages 3-9)
Is midnight past your bedtime? Help us welcome in 2016 at NOON! We will have some goodies to nibble on, crafts and a DJ to rock the house. Come dressed for the occasion in your best PJ’s and slippers. As we approach NOON, we will have a countdown. This is a chance for parents and children to welcome in the New Year in a safe and fun environment. All in attendance must be registered. Maximum of 100. Thursday December 31, 10:30 a.m. – Noon.