Westerville Parks and

Westerville Parks and

Recreation Department

350 N. Cleveland Ave.

For more information and to register for the following programs, call the community center hotline at (614) 901-6500 or visit www.westerville.org.

A Recipe for Success in Kindergarten will teach techniques for parents to prepare their children for their first year of school. Classes are for adults only from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, or 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 12. Cost is $20 for residents, $25 for non-residents, plus a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor.

Sports Jam for children ages 3-5 with a parent, May 5-June 9. Topics covered will be stretching, kicking, throwing, passing and hitting, plus following directions, waiting turns and coordination, all while playing games. Cost is $35 for residents, $45 for non-residents.

Classes for adults and their dogs, 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, May 11 and 18. Dog Park 101 (May 11) will teach good habits for use at dog parks; Dog-Ese (May 18) will help you understand what your dog is telling you. Cost is $5 for residents; $10 for non-residents.

Adult Tennis Lessons, May 11-June 18 at Hoff Woods Park. Cost is $50 for residents; $60 for non-residents.

Daddy Doo is a hands-on hair design class for fathers and daughters age 4 and older. The program will cover basic hair techniques include ponytails, pigtails, hairline twists and the use of hair accessories. The class will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27. Cost is $20 for residents; $25 for non-residents.

Teen Scene, a drop-in gaming program for teens, is open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the community center. It is open to students with the purchase of a $5 Resident Card or a $7.50 Non-resident Card. Students can play Wii games, Guitar Hero, pool, foosball and more. Call Darcy Baxter at (614) 901-6543.

Registration for spring classes is under way. Register in person at the Westerville Community Center or online at www.westerville.org.