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Posted July 23, 2013 in Community Web Exclusives, Perry

2nd Annual MCB Sprint Triathlon
The Perry Recreation Department is hosting the 2nd Annual MCB Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, August 3rd and registration is now open and available!  This event features swimming, biking, and running all in one event at distances that are feasible to even the most amateur.   This Sprint Triathlon begins at the MCB pool with a 150 meter swim, followed by a 20K bike ride, and ends with a 5K run.  The race starts at 8 a.m. with check in at 7 a.m.  Registration for this event is open until Sunday, 7/28 at 8 p.m.  The cost is $30 per entry (can enter as individual or team- must be 18 to enter).  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Adult Longevity Session II
This is a low-impact approach to fitness that assists in improving cardiovascular system function and range of motion is joints and muscles.  This activity is available to anyone ages 18 and up no matter health status or age. This activity will be led by a veteran, experienced instructor.  Classes run 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  This session starts August 6th and lasts through August 22nd.  Cost is $13 for Community Building Members and $18 for non-members.  Session 1 starts in just a few weeks and will be filling up fast, so register now to reserve your spot in this great summer activity!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Yoga/ Pilates Session II
This is a great activity that involves a blend of body awareness, breathing, and elongation of the spine combined with strengthening of core muscles.  The class will be held in the aerobics room at the McCreary Community Building, which features a padded floor, fitness balls, and BOSU balls.  Classes will include a body mass index test and instruction by a veteran, licensed instructor.  Classes run 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  This session starts August 6th and lasts through August 22nd.  Cost is $15 for Community Building Members and $20 for non-members.  Classes start in just a few weeks and will be filling up fast, so register now to reserve your spot in this great summer activity!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Youth Volleyball League
Registration is now open for the Youth Volleyball league at the McCreary Center.  This league is for all children grades K-6.  This league will offer players an opportunity to develop volleyball skills with knowledgeable and experienced players and put them to use in league games. High school coaches and players will teach volleyball basics including of bumping, setting, spiking, positioning, and movement followed by gameplay. League play will begin on September 9th and wrap up on October 14th.  All activities will take place on Monday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the MCB.  The registration fee is $15 for Community Building members and $25 for non-members. The deadline to signup will be Friday, September 6th by 8 p.m.  Spots in this popular league will go fast- register soon to save yours!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Youth Flag Football League
Youth flag football is back this fall!  Registration is now open for all children grades K-4.  Participants will learn basic football skills and sportsmanship while playing fun, non-contact games. Games will be held on Thursday evenings at Wiese Park.  This league also features a post-season awards night and pizza party.  League play will begin on September 12th and wrap up on October 17th.  There will be a mandatory coaches’ meeting and draft on Tuesday, September 3rd at 7 p.m. at the MCB.  The deadline to register for this league is Wednesday, August 28th at 8 p.m.  The cost is $20 for MCB members or $35 for non-members.  Register soon to save you spot in this fun, exciting football league.  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Youth Cheerleading
Perry Recreation Department is bringing back the popular Youth Cheerleading Program for the fall season!  This program works with youngsters in grades K-6 on learning Cheerleading skills and the art of Cheer.  The cheerleaders will practice for 2 weeks before the football season begins and will then cheer at the flag football games on Thursday evenings.  This program will last from August 29th through October 17th.  Cheerleaders will also be invited to post-season awards night and pizza party.  Cost for this program is $15 for MCB members and $25 for non-members.  The registration deadline is set for Friday, August 23rd.  Register now to become part of the 2013 MCB Cheerleading squad!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Adult Men’s 3v3 Basketball
Registration is now open for Men’s 3v3 basketball!  Prove your prowess on the hard court with the great men’s 3 on 3 basketball league with the Perry Recreation Department.  This league features fast-paced half court action in which each team will play 3 games to 15 each night.  The season will be round-robin format and will be self-officiated with participants calling their own fouls.  This league starts September 18th.  League play will take place Wednesday nights at the Perry High School gym from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  The deadline to register is Friday, 9/13 at 8 p.m. with a manager’s meeting on Monday, 9/16 at 6 p.m. at the MCB.  Cost is $55/ team or $18/ individual (must be 18 to play).  Register now to save your spot in this popular league!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Racquetball League
Registration for the MCB racquetball league is now available!  This is a 8 week season designed for individual racquetball players to get their games in on their schedule.  League play will start on September 20th and will wrap up on October 24th.  There will be 6 weeks of round robin regular season play followed by 2 weeks of tournament play.  Players can schedule their games to be played any time between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays.  The cost to play is $20 for building members or $30 for non-members.  The registration deadline for this league is 9/13 at 8 p.m.  Must be 18 to register.  Make sure you don’t miss your chance to play in this great league!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Women’s Volleyball
Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Women’s Volleyball league at the MCB! This is an all women’s 6v6 volleyball league that plays on Wednesday nights at the McCreary Community Building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  This league starts on October 16th and lasts through January 29th. Registration deadline is October 11th at 8 p.m.  Awards will be given to regular season and tournament champions.  The cost is $75/ team or $13/ individual (must be 18 years old to play).  There will be a manager meeting on Monday, October 14th at 7 p.m.  Register now to save your spot in this ever popular league!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
Co-Rec Volleyball
Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Co-Rec Volleyball league at the MCB!  This is a coed 6v6 volleyball league that plays on Sunday nights at the McCreary Community Building from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  This league starts on October 20th and lasts through February 2nd.  Registration deadline is October 16th at 8 p.m.  The gender ratio for this league is 3M/ 3F.  The cost is $75/ team or $13/ individual (must be 18 years old to play).  There will be a manager meeting on Thursday, October 17th at 7 p.m.  Register now to save your spot in this ever popular league!  For more information, contact Zach at 465-5621.
McCreary Community Building- On-Going Programs:
– Personal Training
– Aerobics
– Zumba
– Zumbatomic
– Spinning Class
– Yoga/Pilates
– Open Swim
– Lap Swim
– Family Swim Time
– Float Day
– Water Walking
– Water Fitness
– Swimming Lessons
– Walk and Talk
– Adult Longevity
– Wednesday Fellowship
Please contact the McCreary Community Building at 515-465-5621 or email reccoor@iowatelecom.net for more information about any of the programs.





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