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Hays Recreation Commission calendar

General information

Visit us at www.haysrec.org, where you will find entry forms, weather cancellations, schedules and much more.

The HRC office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for Wednesdays, when the office is open until 6 p.m. The HRC phone number is (785) 623-2650.

Open gym hours

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.

HRC programs take priority over open gym time.

A gym schedule is updated weekly and is available each Friday in the office or on the website.

Wednesday deadline

Play dough and Picasso

Train to be a great artist. Our Play-Dough station will be used to sculpt your masterpieces. We will be using a variety of materials including washable tempera and glitter paint, stick and liquid glue, chalk and scissors. We also will take a look at some art books with pictures of Picasso artwork. Entry fee: $4. Dates: Session 1, May 22; Session 2, May 30. Times: Session 1, 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Session 2, 10 to 10:45 a.m. Ages: Session 1, 3 to 10 with an adult; Session 2, 3 to 5 with an adult. Location: HRC. Limitations: minimum five, maximum 15.

Babysitter's training

This course gives participants the knowledge, skills and confidence to care for infants through school-aged children. Topics include safety issues, preventing injuries and illness, basic child care, first aid, rescue breathing care for choking, and age-appropriate behavior. Each participant will receive a handbook, snack and other resources. Bring a sack lunch with you. Entry fee: $25. Date: May 22. Time: 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Ages: 11 to 15. Location: HRC. Limitations: minimum five, maximum 12.

Three, two, one -- Blast Off 4-H Youth Development

Come and join us for SpaceTrek 2013. We'll explore space travel and make our special trek to Mars during this class. Try space food, build a model rocket, learn about the Mars Rover and what it takes for humans to survive on Mars. There's an exciting world out there in space. Explore it during SpaceTrek 2013. Each participant will build a model rocket during this class. Model rockets will be launched at the end of the afternoon, weather permitting. Instructor: Susan Schlichting, county Extension agent. Entry fee: $12 covers rocket kit, engine, materials and snack. Date: June 6. Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Grades: third through fifth grade. Location: HRC. Limitations: minimum five, maximum 12.

High school basketball league

This program will bring high school basketball players from across the area to Hays for summer basketball. Entry fee: $35 per player. Age groups: grades 9 to 12 (2013-14 school year). Play begins: girls on June 2; boys on June 4. Location: girls, HRC; boys, Hays High Gym B. Play: Sunday and Tuesday evenings through July. Time: 5 p.m. start times (approximate). Awards: All participants will receive a league T-shirt.

Middle school basketball league

This program will bring middle school basketball players from across the area to Hays for summer basketball. Entry fee: $35 per player. Age groups: grades 7 to 8 (2013-14 school year). Play begins: boys and girls, June 3. Location: girls, HRC; boys, Hays High Gym B. Play: Sunday and Tuesday evenings through July. Time: 5 p.m. start times (approximate). Awards: All participants will receive a league T-shirt.

14th annual girls' high school and middle school volleyball league

This program will bring high school volleyball players from across the area to Hays for summer volleyball. There also will be an end-of-season tournament for this league. Entry fee: $35. Age groups: grades 7 to 8 and 9 to 12 (2013-14 school year). Play begins June 7. Location: HRC. Play: Monday and Thursday evenings through July. Time: 6 p.m. start times (approximate). Awards: All participants will receive a league T-shirt.

Youth volleyball skills and drills

This activity will be a structured activity focusing on the skills involved to become a great volleyball player. Entry fee: $15. Age groups: grades 3 to 8 (2012-13 school year). Dates: Tuesdays, June 7 to July 18. Time: grades 3 to 5, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; grades 6 to 8, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location: 13th Street Gym.

Special Pops: Movie night

Bring a friend and enjoy an excellent movie, snacks and great conversation. We'll project the movie on the wall and pretend we're lounging in the movie theater. Entry fee: $1. Date: Thursday. Time: 6:30 p.m. Ages: All ages. Location: HRC. Limitations: minimum five, maximum 30.