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The Ruins of Spur Cross
Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area
May 2 Wednesday 8:00 am Ruins of Spur Cross (moderate) Join park docent Tammy Teegardin for this 2.5 mile hike that will introduce you to the rich archaeological history of the area. See evidence of prehistoric Hohokam dwellings and learn about their culture as we trek on up to one of their mesa-top compounds.

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 2 hours
Speaker: Tammy Teegardin, park docent
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $3 per person
 
Contact: Kevin Smith, Park Ranger at 480-488-6623 or e-mail kevinsmith@mail.maricopa.gov
 
Shoreline Exploring Hike - Lake Pleasant
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Come explore the shoreline at Lake Pleasant with the Ranger. We will hike down to the waters edge and see what we can find. Hike starts at the Lake Pleasant Visitor Center.

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM    Duration: 1.5 hours (1.5 miles)
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: Terry Gerber, Interpretive Ranger 602-372-7460 ext. 202
Location: Lake Pleasant Regional Park Visitor Center 623-780-9857
 
Address:
Take Hwy 74 to Castle Hot Springs Rd., turn right into park, follow signs to visitor center.
Peoria, AZ  
YOGA AT ESTRELLA MOUNTAIN REGIONAL PARK
Estrella Mountain Park
Invite yourself and friends for a fun,playful, and all levels yoga practice surrounded by spark of the sonoran desert. Estrella Mountain Regional Park is offering yoga classes in the nature center MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 9-10AM. Classes start 4/16/12 Instructor, Candace Jordan Ph: 425-299-5810 Cost: $10 per class for Maricopa County Parks Annual Pass Holders $15 per class for non pass holders - this includes the cost to get into park Please bring your annual pass to class for verification. Please check the park website for any cancellations. What to bring- • Water • Yoga mat • Towel and or props you may need. A blanket, strap and yoga block is recommended for stiff joints and tight muscles. Please consider the following- • If it is your 1st time to attend a class, please arrive 10 minutes early to fill out waiver form and discuss any limitations with instructor. • Check/Sign in on the class roster • We don't accept credit cards so PLEASE BRING CASH/CHECK. Check is to made out to Candace Jordan. • Please have exact change if paying cash at the door • Please refrain from wearing perfume when coming to class • Wear comfortable sports/yoga apparel • Please turn off cell phones and PDA’s while class is in session- vibrate is not considered silent. • Inform the instructor if you are pregnant or if you have any medical issues that may prevent you from doing some asanas (yoga poses) before the class start If you have any specific questions regarding this class , please contact Candace by phone425-299-5810 or email pelepook@gmail.com "You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?" -Rumi http://www.amtamembers.com/candacejordanmassage

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Duration: 1hr.
Speaker: Candace Jordan
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $10.00 per class- Annual Pass Holders/$15.00 per class- non-pass holders/includes park entry fee
 
More Info: http://www.amtamembers.com/candacejordanmassage
Contact: Candace Jordan 425-299-5810
Location: Estrella Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
14805 W. Vineyard Ave.
Goodyear, AZ  
85338
Tortoise Talks - McDowell Park Visitor Center
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
Tortoise Talks Come meet our new tortoises, Lily, Lady, and Scarlett, and baby tortoises, too! Help Ranger Amy feed them lunch! Find out why you should never pick up a wild tortoise, and learn about tortoises that are looking for homes. Don’t forget your camera – our tortoises are very photogenic (and they move slowly so you can get great pictures). Meet out back of the Visitor Center.

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Duration: 1/2 hour
Speaker: Ranger Amy Ford
Registration Required: No    
Fee: $6 per vehicle park entry fee
 
Contact: amyford@mail.maricopa.gov 480-471-0173x201
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park
 
Address:
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ  
85268
5:00p.m. Archery 101 - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Maricopa County Parks and Recreation and Arizona Game and Fish are excited to get you behind the bow with a fun introduction to archery. Ages 8 and up are welcome to participate in the fun and safe sport of International Target Style Archery. This is a great way to get involved with this amazing sport and best of all; we will provide all the equipment. All you need to do is reserve a spot by calling 480.655.5554 or emailing Ranger Adam at adammartell@mail.maricopa.gov, then show up and let the fun begin. Adults are welcome to participate too. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR CLOSED-TOED SHOES.

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Duration: 45 Minutes
Registration Required: Yes    
Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: (480) 655-5554
Location: San Tan Mountain Regional Park - Visitor Center
 
Address:
6533 W. Phillips Rd.
Queen Creek, AZ  
85142
5:45p.m. Archery 101 - San Tan
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Maricopa County Parks and Recreation and Arizona Game and Fish are excited to get you behind the bow with a fun introduction to archery. Ages 8 and up are welcome to participate in the fun and safe sport of International Target Style Archery. This is a great way to get involved with this amazing sport and best of all; we will provide all the equipment. All you need to do is reserve a spot by calling 480.655.5554 or emailing Ranger Adam at adammartell@mail.maricopa.gov, then show up and let the fun begin. Adults are welcome to participate too. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST WEAR CLOSED-TOED SHOES.

Date: 5/2/2012
Time: 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM    Duration: 45 Minutes
Registration Required: Yes    
Fee: $6 vehicle park entry fee
 
More Info: http://www.maricopa.gov/parks/santan/
Contact: (480) 655-5554
Location: San Tan Mountain Regional Park - Visitor Center
 
Address:
6533 W. Phillips Rd.
Queen Creek, AZ  
85142