Layne Wilbright 2

Layne Wilbright, who oversaw both the Community Center and Le Sueur Public Schools Community Education programs, took the Community Ed director’s job at TCU last year. (News-Review file photo)

Aqua Noodle Stretch Yoga

Emphasizing symmetry of mind, body, and soul. It improves strength imbalances, adds more flexibility, improves mood and sleep. Great for rehabilitating from back and knee injuries. Modifications provided for all fitness levels and ages! Aqua barbells and belt provided. Doors open 15 minutes before class. Drop ins allowed only if a minimum of 6 full class registrations is reached. $8 drop in fee.

Mon. Jul.1 — Jul. 29, 6:30 — 7:30 pm TCU Pool


Ages 2 — 4 years. For children who have not yet entered Kindergarten, are shorter than 42 inches or are unfamiliar or fearful of the water. An adult MUST accompany each child in the pool. Waterproof pants must be worn over all diapers or swim diapers.

Jun. 24 — 27 Noon — 12:45 pm

Jul.22 — 25, 6:00 — 6:45 pm TCU Pool located at TCU Montgomery- Use courtyard doors.

Little Swimmers

Ages 4 1/2 & up. For the child who is ready for their first independent swimming experience, but not yet through Kindergarten. Swimmers must be 42 inches tall and at least 4 1/2 years old. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Jun.24 — 27, 11:15 am — Noon

Jul. 22 — 25, 7:00 — 7:45 pm, TCU Pool located at TCU Montgomery- Use courtyard doors


Beginners — no experience. You will learn the basics of forehand, back hand, scoring, and serving. Please bring a tennis racket, tennis shoes, water bottle. Friday will be the only make up day if racket, tennis shoes, water bottle.

Mon. — Thu., Jul.8-11, 5:30 — 6:30 pm at Le Center Tennis Courts.

Mon.-Thu., Jul.15 — 18 Lonsdale Tennis Courts

Advanced Beginners/Intermediate

Have 1 to 3 years experience. Play singles, doubles, and learn placement of the ball on the court. You will play matches and learn the fine points of serving, backhand and forehand. Please bring a tennis racket, tennis shoes, water bottle. Friday will be the only make up day if needed.

Mon.- Thu. Jul. 8-11, 6:45 — 8:15 pm at Le Center Tennis Courts.

Mon.-Thu., Jul. 15-18, 6:45-8:15 p.m. at Lonsdale Tennis Courts.

Volleyball Camp

Gr. 4 — 8 in (2018-2019) Get a jump start on the fall volleyball season! This educational camp will help the young volleyball athlete learn and sharpen basic volleyball skills, including passing, serving, setting and hitting. Instruction will not be position-specific, but will instead focus on developing well rounded players. Participants can expect to learn correct technique in fun group drills and one-on-one with coaches. Fee includes lunch and shirt. Free lunch is available and served by the school. We will have fundamentals and drills from 8 — 11:30 and after a lunch break we will have scrimmages from noon to 1 pm. Register by June 28 for shirt. Please give shirt size when registering.

Wed., Jul.10, 8:00 am — 1:00 pm, Gr. 4 & 5 TCU Montgomery Elem Gym

Wed., Jul. 10, 8:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. Gr. 6 — 8 TCU Montgomery MS Gym.

Youth Bowling for beginners

Learn the fun and exciting sport that you can enjoy your whole life. In this course you’ll learn bowling technique including approach, timing, delivery, scoring and etiquette. A great introduction to the most popular participation sport in the U.S. Fee includes bowling shoes. Instructed by Chris Reak owner Pla-Mor Lanes, YABA Certified Coach 507.364.7762

Mon.- Thu., Jul. 29 — Aug. 1, 10:00 — 11:00 am Pla-Mor Lanes, Montgomery.


Ages 5 — 10. Kickball is all about the FUN! Similar to baseball, this playground favorite is played with traditional baseball rules and a few extra quirky rules mixed in. Instead of a bat and ball, kids kick, catch, throw and dodge an 8” playground ball, meaning that anyone can join in and have a great time. Sports Unlimited Camps provide fundamental skill development for boys and girls ages 5-12 with the emphasis on FUN! The camp helps players learn and practice the core skills and techniques used in each sport and then allow them to practice these skills in a number of games and scrimmages. Campers will be divided by age and skill level. Fee includes sports Unlimited water bottle. Please bring/wear sunscreen, water bottle, snack and appropriate dress

Mon.- Thu., Jun.24 — 27, 1:00 — 4:00 pm at TCU Lonsdale Elem BB-SB Field.


Ages 5 — 10 This Sports Unlimited golf program was created to meet the growing needs of the new generation of young golfers. Sports Unlimited uses SNAG (Starting New At Golf) equipment which involves golf clubs with oversized plastic heads and (tennis size) velcro golf balls to help kids develop the skills of hitting the ball. This special equipment is specifically designed for the entry level player. The camps are based on the philosophy of providing children ages 5-10 with the opportunity to develop sports skills in a fun, safe and non-competitive environment. We will instruct the fundamentals of grip, stance, swing, ball contact, putting, chipping and driving. Children will be divided by age and skill level. No prior golf experience is necessary. All equipment is provided.

Sports Unlimited Camps provide fundamental skill development for boys and girls ages 5-12 with the emphasis on FUN! The camp helps players learn and practice the core skills and techniques used in each sport and then allow them to practice these skills in a number of games and scrimmages. Campers will be divided by age and skill level. Please bring/wear sunscreen, water bottle, snack and appropriate dress.

Mon. — Thu. Jul.29 -Aug.1, 9:00 am — Noon, Sticha Park, 515 Industrial Dr. SE, Lonsdale.

Okinawan Karate and Kobudo Lessons

Age 7 to adult Attend classes one or two times a week — you pick the days! Learn Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate and Ryukyu Kobudo from instructors trained in Japan. Karate is a great activity for all ages. Classes include stretching, basics, forms, self-defense techniques derived from the forms, and sport sparring. Kobudo is for ages 12 and up who have experience in Karate. All grades are recognized by the association headquarters in Okinawa. Classes are held year round. Individual rankings are available in both arts. The style of Karate being taught is Okinawan Shorinryu. It is one of the original forms of Karate in Okinawa.

Mon. and/or Fri. Jul. 8 -29 6:00 — 7:30 pm

Mon. and/or Fri. Aug.2 — 30, 6-7:30 p.m. at Lonsdale Civic Center, 116 Alabama Ave SE., Lonsdale. Tim Jurgens — The chief instructor is a 7th Degree Black Belt Karate and 6th Degree Black Belt in Kobudo who has competed at world levels and won international championships.

Free Outdoor Family Movie Night

Keep cool on a hot summer night! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a great family movie under the stars! Cool down and have fun under the stars with this year’s movie, “Scooby Doo and the Creepy Carnival”! Movie starts right after 9 pm and will be shown on the south side of the school by the playground. School doors will not be open. Free popcorn available. If wet, raining or too windy, the movie will not be held.

Thu. Jul. 25, 9:00 — 10:00 pm

Clay Target Clinic

Ages 12 — 17. Must have Firearm Safety Certificate. Each participant will shoot 50 targets each night. We will work on fundamentals of firearms safety, trap shooting and wobble trap. This is shotgun clay target shooting only and only target load shot shells with 7 1/2 and smaller shot will be allowed. Recommended firearms would be 12 & 20 gauge shotguns. The location would be the Montgomery Sportsman Club range , right off of HWY 21 next to Seneca. Fee includes clays and T-shirt. Please give us your size when registering. Register by June 30 for a t-shirt. Participants provide their own ammo and shotgun. Participants will also need hearing protection and safety glasses.

Wed. Aug.7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21 6:00 — 8:00 pm Montgomery Sportsman’s Club Range.


Gr. 2 — 8. For students entering 2-8 grades. Youth Enrichment League fencing has evolved. Olympic coach Ro Sobalvarro now heads up YEL’s curriculum, instructor training and tournament consultation. Coach Sobalvarro brings with him an immense knowledge of youth, national and international fencing. We keep it fun, too. Your instructors come with knowledge, skills and of course your favorite fencing games and arm bands. Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets, in a high octane, inclusive environment. Visit for a more thorough explanation of our fencing program, coaches and philosophy. Sign up today to join this sport deemed the “sport of the intellectual athlete”!

Mon.- Thu., Aug.12 — 15, 9:00 am — Noon TCU Montgomery Auditorium.

Family Archery

Ages 9+ Learn how to shoot safely with an instructor while competing in fun games. Designed for beginner to intermediate archers. All equipment provided. Ages 9+. Registration required.

Sat., Aug.10, 10:00 am — Noon at Rezac Nature Preserve, 7840 Garfield Avenue, Lonsdale.

Ninja Camp

Ages 4 — 8. Get ready for a challenge! This exciting camp is three hours each day for boys and girls ages 4-8. This new class will give participants an opportunity to have fun testing their skills and abilities while going through various obstacles: tunnel crawl, cone weave, noodles crawl, mat rolls, parachute run, fitness ladders, hula hoop jump and hurdles. A different course is set up each day. Who will be Ninja Warrior of the Day? These fun activities will help your child develop coordination, flexibility and also, beneficial for each child’s physical and mental development. Campers will receive a water bottle and a sportsmanship award at the end of camp.

Mon. — Thu., Jul.15 -18, 9:00 am — Noon TCU Montgomery Track and Field.

Reach Sports Editor Pat Beck at 931-8566 or follow him on @SPHSportsPat.

St. Peter Herald Sports Editor covers St. Peter, Cleveland, Le Center, Le Sueur-Henderson and Tri-City United and Gustavus Adolphus College. Fishing, tennis and golf enthusiast

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