Champions Club Public Grand Opening is Saturday, April 6, 2019! View the Experience Southlake Magazine for Champions Club Grand Opening Details, Spring 2019 Programs and More!

Champions Club at The Marq Southlake will celebrate its public grand opening on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Check out the special edition of Experience Southlake Magazine to learn more about Champions Club and see all the fun things happening in Southlake Parks and Recreation this spring!

Join us for the official public grand opening of Champions Club on Saturday, April 6 from 9:00am-8:00pm! Members and non-member are invited to tour the facility, learn about available memberships, try out our equipment, take a fitness class and enjoy activities for the whole family. More information will be available soon, so be sure to follow Champions Club on Facebook to stay up-to-date or visit www.ExperienceChampionsClub.com.

The Winter/Spring Experience Southlake Magazine is now live with Champions Club information! You can register online for all of our spring programs and athletic leagues, and you can also book your Champions Club rentals now for use once the facility opens.

Inside this issue of Experience Southlake Magazine, you’ll find more information about the programs and services we’ll be offering at Champions Club, including:

  • Group fitness classes
  • Personal training packages
  • Learn to swim classes and schedules
  • Rentals and party packages

You’ll also find information about our spring 2019 Parks and Recreation programming, including:

  • Youth and family programs
  • Nature programs at the Bob Jones Nature Center
  • Youth and adult athletics
  • Special events

As we put the final touches on Champions Club, in-person registration has been temporarily relocated to Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake.

To learn more about Champions Club services, rentals and memberships, please call (817) 748-8955. For information about our recreational programs, leagues and events, please call (817) 748-8019.

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Soccer Programs Wrap Up Pre-District; Prepare for District Play

Both Soccer Programs have officially wrapped up their pre-district calendar and turned their eyes on their upcoming district schedule. The Lady Dragon Soccer program wrapped up pre-district with a perfect trip through the Georgetown in the Governor’s Cup and Dragon Soccer ended pre-district with an impressive win over a talented L.D. Bell squad.

Lady Dragon Soccer

Pre-district wrapped up at the Governor’s Cup this past weekend with the Lady Dragon’s outscoring their opponents 10-2. They took down talented teams from Leander Rouse, San Antonio Johnson and East View High School in route to the cup win.

Currently the Lady Dragon’s sit atop the TASCO 6A Girls Soccer State Rankings and 14th overall in the nation by MaxPreps. They head into district play with an overall record of 9-0-1 with the tie being against Harvard Westlake out of Studio City, California who is currently ranked number 31 by MaxPreps in the nation for girls soccer.

The Dragons are led in scoring and assists by senior Taylor Tuft who has 10 of each. Madi Drenowatz has netted eight goals during the pre-district schedule as well. Senior keeper Madi Martin has already racked up six shutouts and 36 saves on the season.

The Lady Dragons will head into district play this Friday night at 7:00 against Keller High School at Dragon Stadium.

Dragon Soccer

The Dragons wrapped up pre-district with an impressive win over L.D. Bell on Tuesday. Coach Aaron Cottrell has introduced a new element into the games by naming a “Man of the Match” after each game. This game’s honor goes to Carlos Trevino who netted two goals in the match.

The Dragons head into district play with a perfect 10-0-0 record and are currently ranked fourth in the nation by TopDrawer.com’s Winter Fab 50 and fifth in the state of Texas by MaxPreps.

The team has outscored their opponents this season 34-5 overall. Their tough defense and explosive offense have been hard for opposing teams to figure out thus far.

The team heads into district play this Friday night on the road at Keller High School at 7:00 pm. Follow @SLDragonSoccer on twitter for up to date scores and stats throughout the season.

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Soccer Programs Open Season With Impressive Tournament Performances

The Lady Dragon and Dragon Soccer Programs are off to hot starts in the pre-district portion of their schedules. Both teams have competed impressively in multiple tournaments.

Lady Dragon Soccer

The Lady Dragons competed in the National Elite Prep Showcase (NEPS) the holiday break. NEPS is a showcase that matches up some of the top girl’s soccer programs in the country. The showcase was played at Dragon Stadium and various other stadiums around DFW. The Lady Dragons opened the tournament with a 5-0 shutout of Boerne Champion. Senior Taylor Tuft notched her first hat trick of the season scoring three goals on the opening game. The Lady Dragons went on to finish the tournament 3-0-1 after a draw in the final game. The girls outscored their opponents throughout the national showcase tournament 20-1.

The Lady Dragons carried the scoring over to their three games this past weekend against tough local competition.  Friday, the Lady Dragons played a tough match against the team that ended their 2018 season, Allen. A late goal from Madi Drenowatz sealed the 1-0 victory for the ladies. The Lady Dragons would go on to sweep the weekend with victories over Arlington Martin and Plano.

The Lady Dragons will be traveling to Birkelback Stadium on Thursday to take on Leander Rouse at 10:50 am in the opener of the Lady’s Governor’s Cup Tournament in Georgetown.

Dragon Soccer

The Dragon Soccer Program, under first-year Dragon Coach Aaron Cottrell have opened the season on a hot streak.

The Dragons rolled through the Richland tournament over the holiday break taking care of playoff Perennial team Bowie High School in the opener 3-1. They went on to shut out Eaton High School 6-0 and Trinity 3-0 to cap off the tourney. Robbie Pino had two goals in the Trinity game.

Dragon Soccer opened their home schedule before a raucous crowd with a 3-1 win over Arlington Sam Houston last week. Sam Houston is often considered a powerhouse in high school boy’s soccer. Nolan Mikolasik, Preston Myers and Carlos Trevino netted goals for the Dragons.

The Dragons headed south to Georgetown for the boy’s Governor’s Cup. This tournament is one of the biggest in the state for high school boy’s soccer. The Dragons kept their high scoring offense alive on this trip outscoring their opponents 11-0 over the tournament. The Dragons took down Deer Park, Wolfforth Frenship and San Angelo Central over the weekend trip.

The Dragons will return to action on January 18 versus Colleyville Heritage at Dragon Stadium at 7:30

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Carroll ISD 2018 Veteran’s Day Programs

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11, and all 11 campuses in Carroll ISD will be taking time out of their regular schedules to celebrate and honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Each campus has prepared a special ceremony or recognition and is inviting any family, friends, or members of the community who have served in the military to attend and be honored by Carroll students, faculty and staff on this special day. Check the list below to see the activities planned for your campus.

Carroll Elementary:
CES Veterans Day “Wall of Honor” Choir Performance and Guest Speaker – Monday, November 12 – 8:15 a.m.

Johnson Elementary:
Veteran’s Day Program – Monday, November 12 – 8:00 am Breakfast for Veterans in the Cafeteria

Old Union Elementary:
Veteran’s Day Program – Monday, November 12th at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm

Rockenbaugh Elementary:
Veteran’s Day Performance – Thursday, November 8, 2018, in the RES Cafeteria – 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Walnut Grove Elementary:
Veteran’s Day Assembly and Performance by Third Grade – Thursday, November 8 – 6:00 pm for Families
Veteran’s Day Assembly and Performance by Third Grade – Friday, November 9th 8:30 – Honoring Guest Veterans

Durham Intermediate:
Veteran’s Day Program – Friday, November 9 – 9:10-10:10 am – Reception following program fro attending Veterans

Eubanks Intermediate:
Annual Veteran’s Day program – November 9th – 9:00 a.m. Colonel Gavin Tade will be the guest speaker

Carroll Middle:
Veterans Day Assembly – Friday, November 9th, at 10:20 in the gym

Dawson Middle:
Celebration for Veterans Assembly Featuring the Dawson Choir and Band and Panel of Guest – Friday, November 9, 2:45

Carroll High:
CHS Veteran’s Day Reception – Monday, November 12 – 10:05a.m.

Carroll Senior High:
CSHS Veteran’s Day Program – Monday, November 12 – 10 am CSHS Main Gym

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Get Creative and Learn Something New in Southlake’s Summer Youth Programs

Our summer programs give kids of all ages the opportunity to unleash their creativity, make new friends and have a blast while school’s out.

Kreative Kids

Imagine the fun your little artist will have creating his or her own masterpieces! Crafts include Father’s Day gifts, birdhouse bird feeders, Fourth of July placemats, Mason jar vases and more.

Dates: June 11 – July 1
Time: Mondays, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Registration: $75
Ages: 4–8
Click here to register

Lil’ Chefs

Lil’ Chefs is a hands-on, creative class where chefs-in-training will learn to mix, measure, decorate and taste. Recipes include beach cupcakes, firecracker cookies, pirate party snacks, octopus hot dogs, pizza quesadillas, summer fun shakes and much more!

Dates: June 11 – July 1
Time: Mondays, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Registration: $75
Ages: 4–8
Click here to register

Youth Safety Tools

This class teaches kids how to be observant of their surroundings and make wise, safe decisions. Kids ages 7-12 will learn how to stay safe while walking to school, interacting with strangers, dealing with bullies and so much more. We’ll even cover best practices in technology, from using the internet and social media to identifying programs that are bad for your devices.

Date: Saturday, June 16
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration: $59
Ages: 7–12
Click here to register

You can register for all of these programs online or in person at Southlake Town Hall (1400 Main Street, Suite 210). For more information, please contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.

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TCC, MSU Texas Sign Partnership Agreements for Healthcare Programs

For students studying nursing, radiologic technology, or respiratory care at Tarrant County College (TCC), their path to a baccalaureate degree will soon be a smoother journey. Through articulation agreements between TCC and Midwestern State University (MSU Texas), these students can now complete their associate degrees and seamlessly continue to pursue their bachelor’s degrees at MSU Texas.

Administrators from the two institutions will mark the new partnership with a ceremonial signing and press conference at 10 a.m. Monday, February 5, at the Tarrant County College Trinity River

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Notice of Request for Proposals for public service agencies & nonprofits interested in applying for funds under the following grant programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).

Consolidated Action Plan Year 2018-2019

Request for Proposals for Public Service Agencies & Nonprofits Interested in Applying for Funds under the Following Grant Programs:

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

Proposal Submission Deadline:
Friday, March 16, 2018 by 11:59 p.m.
Local Time via Zoomgrarnts Software
No late proposals will be accepted.

The City of Fort Worth, Neighborhood Services Department is inviting nonprofit social services agencies to respond to a Request for Proposals (RFP) for public service and architectural barrier removal programs that will provide benefits to eligible households. Funding awards made based on proposals submitted under this RFP will result in an annual contract dated from Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30, 2019.

This RFP is to award Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds for 2018-2019. CDBG Proposals must be for programs that provide services to low- and moderate-income City of Fort Worth persons and households. ESG Proposals must address the needs of homeless individuals and families in the City of Fort Worth. HOPWA Proposals must address the needs of persons with HIV/AIDS living in Tarrant, Johnson, Parker, Wise, Hood or Somervell counties. The estimated funding amounts to be available for the 2018-19 Program Year are:

  • CDBG: $962,101
  • ESG: $527,279
  • HOPWA: $1,001,553

Applicants interested in submitting a proposal are required to attend one of three pre-proposal conferences held at the City Hall Annex Building, 908 Monroe St, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Fort Worth, TX, 76102 on:

  • February 21, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • February 22, 2018 at 3 p.m.
  • February 23, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Proposals will not be considered for funding if the applicant does not attend one of the mandatory pre-proposal conferences.

Information about this Request for Proposals (RFP) is available at the City of Fort Worth’s Neighborhood Services Department webpage.

Please contact Eric Vodicka, Management Analyst, by email, or Katherine DuCasse at Katherine.DuCasse@fortworthtexas.gov for questions regarding this RFP.

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Southlake’s Spring Youth Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Learning New Skills

City of Southlake’s spring youth programs are designed to develop children’s minds and bodies, giving them the tools, knowledge and confidence they need to be successful.

Our experienced instructors make learning new subjects and skills fun and engaging for kids of all ages. Register today to secure your child’s spot in one of our upcoming youth programs!

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness

Child practicing mindfulnessMindfulness for Kids uses evidence-based practices to teach children how to calm their bodies and minds. Mindfulness will be taught through a variety of kind-friendly modalities, including breath, yoga, art and music. Yoga and guided breathing practices will be included in every class. Children will be encouraged to explore their emotions and how to “respond vs. react” to difficult emotions. Children are encouraged to bring a yoga mat. To register, click on the desired session below.

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Sessions
January 22 – February 19
March 5 – April 9
April 23 – May 21

Classes meet every Monday from 6PM to 7PM.

Babysitting Certification Class (Ages 10-16)

Kids taking a babysitting classDoes your child want to babysit over the summer? This comprehensive Babysitting Certification Class will ensure that he or she is prepared to provide a safe and fun environment for children of all ages. Topics covered include:

  • Basic first aid
  • Choking prevention
  • Fire and emergency procedures
  • Planning age-appropriate activities

At the conclusion of the class, all participants will have the opportunity to earn a certificate by demonstrating their mastery of the content. To register, click on the desired class below.

Babysitting Certification Class Schedule
Saturday, February 17 (10AM – 1PM)
Saturday, April 21 (10AM – 1PM)

Youth Safety Tools (Ages 7-12)

This class is designed to teach children how to be observant of their surroundings and make wise, safe decisions. Kids ages 7-12 will learn how to stay safe while walking to school, dealing with strangers, handling bullies and so much more. We’ll even cover best practices in technology, from using the internet and social media to identifying programs that are bad for your devices. To register, click on the desired class below.

Youth Safety Tools Class Schedule
Saturday, January 20 (10AM – 1PM)
Saturday, March 10 (10AM – 1PM)

Register for these and other Southlake youth programs online or in person at 1400 Main Street, Suite 210. If you have any questions, please call Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.

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Successful Start for Both Soccer Programs

Even sub-freezing wind chills couldn’t stop the hot start to the new season for both varsity soccer programs. The Dragons and Lady Dragons were in action on Thursday, January 4 to kick off their schedules.

Lady Dragons Open With Scoring Barrage

The Lady Dragons played in their first game of the National Elite Prep Showcase (NEPS), a three-day national soccer showcase that matches top teams around the country against each other. The Lady Dragons welcomed in the team from Bulcholz, Florida.

It only took three minutes for the Lady Dragons to find the back of the net courtesy of a Maddie Drenowatz goal. Drenowatz wasn’t done though, just two minutes later she notched another goal on an assist from Taylor Tuft. Drenowatz would finish with four goals and three assists and Taylor Tuft had four total assists in the match.

The Lady Dragons went on to win 9-0. Goalkeeper Madi Martin earned her first shutout of the year. Georgie Phelps scored three goals and added 2 assists, Madeline Bryant and Sarah Hornyak both added a goal apiece.

Dragons Take Two on Opening Day

The Dragon Soccer team opened their season with two games held at Birdville Stadium. They took on Arlington Lamar and Odessa Permian in tournament play.

In the early match, junior goalkeeper Harrison Pustilnik notched his first of two shutouts on the day in a 1-0 victory over the Lamar Vikings. In the second match of the day,  Cole O’Haughty was in on both goals, scoring one and assisting Carlos Trevino in another. The Dragons went on to win the second match 2-0.

Upcoming Schedule:

Both programs are back in action today, Friday, January 5 when the Lady Dragons take on Austin Westlake at Dragon Stadium at noon, and the Dragons travel back to Birdville to take on Arlington Bowie at 3:30.

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