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RECPLEX NEWS PAINT NIGHTS AT THE RECPLEX

• Paint Nights in the Rec-Plex Art Studio – Get in touch with your artistic side, no matter what your skill level! You can choose to register for one, two or all 3 classes.

• February 21, March 21, and April 18, at 5:00 p.m.

• For ages 12 and up. Cost is $30.00 each session, and $5.00 for additional family member.

• Register online at: www.poncacityok.gov/parksandrec-registration

SAFESITTER BABYSITTING ESSENTIALS

• Safesitter Babysitting Essentials in the RecPlex Art Studio is designed to prepare students to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings or babysitting. This instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises.

• This is a two-day class on March 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and March 6 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

• For 6th thru 8th grade age participants. The cost is $55.00 for RecPlex member or $75.00 for non-members.

• Register online thru February 19 at: www.poncacityok.gov/parksandrecregistration

YOUTH BOXING CLASS

• Youth ages 6 and older can participate in boxing alongside “The Last Round” fight team. Kids and teens all ages will learn technique and professional fighting skill-sets that will engage them in physical fitness, self-confidence and proper fight training.

• Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

• For ages 6 and older. Cost is $20.00 for the entire month and classes are not pro-rated.

• Register online at: www.poncacityok.gov/parksandrec-registration

YOUTH RUNNING CLUB

• The RecPlex Youth Running Club is designed to help boys and girls to develop and improve cardiovascular fitness with fun and engaging running activities.

• Classes will meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 4:15 p.m., from March 2 to April 6 at the RecPlex lobby.

• For boys and girls ages 7-13 this class is FREE for members and $30.00 for non-members.

• Register online thru February 26 at: www.poncacityok.gov/parksandrecregistration

RECPLEX YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

• Youth sports or youth programs are eligible for youth scholarships at the RecPlex. No funds will go to monthly memberships for youth or adults. The participant shall pay $15.00 for any youth sport or program if appropriate Proof of Need has be presented and funds are available.

• Applicants are required to provide in person the Proof of Need listed below to the Parks and Recreation office at the RecPlex between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. and must talk with the Secretary or the Membership Specialist.

• Eligibility Criteria, Parent/Guardian of youth participant must:

• Request scholarship and prior to registration deadline

• Provide Proof of Need from one of the following:

• o Involvement in Free or Reduced Lunch Program

o Involvement in the Temporary Assistants for Needy Families Program from Oklahoma

• Department of Human Services

o Involvement in a group home subsequent to the minor being judicially place in the custody of the Oklahoma Department of Human Services

RECPLEX FEATURES

• State of the Art Strength and Cardio Equipment

• Family Pool with Spiral Water Slide

• 6-lane, 25-yard Competition Lap Pool

• Steam, Sauna and Whirpool

• Supervised KidZone

• 2.5 Basketball Courts

• Fitness Classes for all ages and abilitiies

• Outdoor Walking and Jogging Trails

• 3 Racquetball Courts

• Elevated 3-lane Track

• Baseball, Soccer and Multi-Use Fields

• 40-foot Rock Climbing Wall for all skill levels

• Program Studios, Wellness Classrooms and Art Studio

RECPLEX HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday through Friday 5:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday

6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Eric Newell, Parks and Recreation Director, 580-767-0430

PONCA CITY SENIOR CENTER NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Exercise, 8:00 a.m.

Remembering Highlights, 11:00 a.m. Line Dance, 2:00 p.m.

Senior Diner, 11:30 a.m., $3.00, Chicken Pot Pie

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Exercise, 8:00 a.m.

Bingo, 12:30 p.m.

English As A Second Language, 5:00 p.m.

Senior Diner, 11:30 a.m., $3.00, Breakfast Casserole

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Exercise, 8:00 a.m.

Row at a Time, 10:00 a.m.

Line Dancing, 2:00 p.m.

Senior Diner, 11:30 a.m., $3.00, Baked Potatoes

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26

Exercise, 8:00 a.m.

Ukulele Class, 1:00 p.m.

Senior Diner, 11:30 a.m., $3.00, Fried Chicken

SENIOR DINER

The Senior Diner is open for meals on-site and drive-thru. Reservations are REQUIRED for onsite AND drive-thru, and due by 3:00 p.m. the prior day. Drive-thru meals can be picked up at 11:45 a.m. When preparing the meals, the Senior Diner must have an exact number of attendees to avoid waste.

Contact: Marie Trenary, Senior Specialist, 763-8051

LEW WENTZ GOLF COURSE

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Senior Day: Those 60+ get an 18-hole cart for the 9-hole rate.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Ladies Day: Ladies get an 18-hole cart for the 9-hole rate.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

Drink Specials: All drink prices reduced, all day. Contact: Rod Alexander, Golf Pro, 580-767-0433.

CITY ADMINISTRATION

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22

Board of Commission/ PCUA Regular Meeting

City Hall, Commission Chamber, 516 E. Grand, 5:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23

Cultural Affairs Commission

Marland’s Grand Home, 1000 E. Grand, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25

Historic Preservation

City Hall, Barnes Room, 516 E. Grand, 4:00 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS and DATES

February 22-26, 2021 – Kay County Junior Livestock Show

Monday 22nd – Goat and Sheep Show 11a.m.

Tuesday 23rd – Swine Show 10a.m.

Wednesday 24th – Cattle Show 12p.m.

Friday 26th – Banquet and Dinner 5:30p.m.

March 4th, 2021 – Kay County Master Gardener’s monthly meeting

9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.

First Thursday of Every Month

Presented Virtually over Zoom

March 13th, 2021 – Whitetail Deer Management in the Off Season with Grit and Grace Outdoors.

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sponsored by: Quail Forever and Pheasant Forever

Location: Stagecoach Event Center, Newkirk, OK

Speakers: OK Department of Wildlife Conservation, OK Prescribed Burn Association, OSU Extension Specialist, and USDA-NRCS.

To RSVP call Kay County OSU Extension 580-362-3194

NOC Board of Regents meeting rescheduled to Feb. 24

The Northern Oklahoma College Board of Regents meeting set for Thursday, Feb. 18 has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 24 due to inclement weather on Feb. 18.

Regents will meet at 1 p.m. in the Renfro Center at NOC Tonkawa.