Summer Leisure Guide 2017

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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4 summer 2017 leisure guide 360-778-7000 MOTHER'S DAY AT BIG ROCK GARDEN PARK The Friends of Big Rock Garden Park invite you to Celebrate Mother's day with the whole family. Enjoy this beautiful garden and its sculptures. Special events will include plein air artist painting, live music by Jud Sherwood Trio, cool jazz, and light refreshments. More details at cob.org- Search for "Big Rock Garden." If you have any questions, call 778-7105. DATE: Sunday, May 14 TIMES: 1–4pm LOCATION: Big Rock Garden Park, 2900 Sylvan Street. Park at Bloedel Donovan Park and take free shuttle to the event! Parking on site with disabled parking placard or tags. COST: Free LIEFGUARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE For those Lifeguards looking to get the next level of training, this course will cover the essential skills, techniques and information to train new Lifeguards. Requirements for this course include a current Lifeguard Certification, passing the precourse and completing the online precourse session. DAYS/DATES: Fri, June 2, 5:30–9pm, Sat-Sun, June 3–4, 8am–5:30pm AGES: 16 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $200 + $35 access fee due to the Red Cross for the online portion LIFEGUARD REVIEW COURSE Lifeguard certifications expire after two years. If yours is about to expire or has been expired for less than 30 days, sign up for this short, day-long course before you have to retake the entire 30 hour lifeguard course again. Must possess a current Lifeguarding certification. DAYS/DATES: Course #1: Sunday, June 4 Course #2: Sunday, July 16 TIME: 8am–5:30pm AGES: 15 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $100 LIFEGUARD TRAINING Looking for a job that doesn't leave you smelling like grease at the end of the day? If you're a reasonable swimmer and interested in being a first responder in emergencies, start your training today with the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course. Successful completion of this course will leave you with the smell of chlorine and certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Oxygen Administration and Bloodborne Pathogens. DAYS/DATES: Course #1: Tuesday–Thursday, June 13–15 Course #2: Sun, Sat, Sun, June 18, 24, 25 Course #3: Tuesday–Thursday, July 11–13 TIME: 8am–5:30pm AGES: 15 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $200 ELIZABETH PARK CONCERT SERIES Join us for this music series on Thursdays, from 6–8pm at Elizabeth Park, hosted by The Eldridge Historical Society. and supported by Bellingham Parks and Recreation June 15—Ranger and the Re-Arrangers (Gypsy-Jazz) June 22—Blues Union (Blues) June 29—High Spirits (Blues, jazz, country/folk, and originals) July 6—Midnight Legend (Classic Rock'n'Roll) July 13—The Sweet Goodbyes (Folk-pop duo) July 20—Heroes (A young Bellingham cover band) July 27—Dr. Jimmy and the Swingtime (Big Band Serenaders) August 3—bandZandt (East County's unbridled rock'n'roll band) August 10—Sleepy Alligators (Grateful Dead Cover Band) August 17—Quickdraw String Band (Bluegrass)

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