NORTH COUNTY--Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

January 06, 1993

Fitness courses for children, adults offered

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks has launched winter/spring recreation and fitness classes for children and adults, with registration starting today for programs throughout North County.

Residents can pick up 1993 program guides at library branches or park and recreation facilities. They can register by mail or at the Recreation and Parks headquarters in Crownsville.

An eight-week Heartlight Aerobics program for children in grades one through five, with easy-to-learn steps choreographed to the latest hits, is scheduled for Fort Smallwood and Riviera Beach elementaries, beginning next week and the week Jan. 18.

The department also will offer free arts and crafts classes for elementary school children. Sponsored by the School Community Center Program of the Maryland State Board of Education, classes will start the week of Jan. 25 at Brooklyn Park, Glendale, Overlook and Ridgeway elementaries.

Children ages 3 to 5 can participate in gymnastics during a 10-week Munchkins-in-Motion course beginning the week of Jan. Classes, which are limited, will be held at Millersville and Riviera Beach elementaries.

A basic, beginning gymnastics class for children ages 6 to 12 includes tumbling, stretching and introductory apparatus work. The 10-week course, also with limited enrollment, begins the weeks of Jan. 18 and Jan. 25 at Bodkin, Marley, Millersville and Riviera Beach elementaries and Old Mill High.

Elementary school-age children will learn social skills and teamwork in the Fun, Games & Fitness program featuring group games, playground games, table games and crafts. The free eight-week course begins the weeks of Jan. 18, Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 at High Point, Lake Shore, Richard Henry Lee and Riviera Beach elementaries.

Besides programs for children, the department also offers fitness and recreation classes for adults. Bio-Aerobics, an eight-week evening fitness program that conditions the cardiovascular system and tones and strengthens muscles, begins the week of Jan. 18 at Belle Grove and Linthicum elementaries, Meade Senior High, Northeast Senior High and Oakwood, Quarterfield and Southgate elementaries.

Adult Co-Recreational Volleyball for men and women, organized on a pickup basis, begins the week of Jan. 25 at Archbishop Spalding High and Rippling Woods and Riviera Beach elementaries.

Information: 222-3600.

Man steals $20 from liquor store

A robber stole $20 from a Brooklyn Park liquor store Monday, county police reported.

Investigators said a man walked into Village Liquors in the 700 PTC block of Church St. at 4 p.m., stepped to the front of the line and asked for two packs of cigarettes. When the clerk, who was handing change to a customer, told him to get at the end of the line, the man grabbed $20 and ran out of the store.

POLICE LOG

*Ferndale: Vandals used a BB gun to shoot out the windows of a home in the 1200 block of Broadview Road last Wednesday.

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