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Purple Martins Arrive at North Park

Posted on Feb 7, 2019

First Purple Martins have arrived at North Park February 1, 2019   Krista Adams is happy to report that five (5) Purple Martins have arrived at North Park on Friday, February 1, 2019.  This is the beginning of the 2019 season.  Over the next several weeks, others will join to quickly fill up the gourds racks located by the walking path.   The first adult martins to arrive at their breeding grounds from the Amazon Basin are termed scouts, the oldest birds, male or female, returning to their nesting site from the previous year.   Subadults will follow 4-12 weeks after the adult birds. ...

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RD3 Fitness Grand Opening March 11

Posted on Jan 29, 2019

Opening it’s garage doors on March 11! RD3F, or Recreation District 3 Fitness, is proud to announce our newest facility geared towards a new generation of workouts. Our High Intensity Functional Training (or H.I.F.T.) work outs are designed to target different muscle groups each day and provide endurance training. Join RD3F for a new kind of workout, starting March 11, 2019. Please follow us on Facebook or Instagram for more updates about RD3 Fitness. We’re excited to add this to our PARDS family! Check Us Out On Social Media!...

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Summer Camp Registration Today

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Summer Camp Registration (225) 665-1533 When: March 11, 2019 at 5:00pm (depending on age group) All age groups can sign up today at 5pm Where: Tony Dugas Rec. Center 30372 Eden Church Road Denham Springs, LA 70726 What to bring: $50.00 deposit (only checks and money order accepted) and a shot record Some extra info: $100.00 per week. Parents can pick up the paperwork ahead of time between the hours of 2-6pm from the Kids Camp front desk. However, prefilled out paperwork can only be turned in during...

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Purple Martin Colony

Posted on Jan 3, 2019

    The Adams Family Purple Martin Colony at North Park North Park is happy to host the Adams Family Purple Martin colony.  Krista Adams has been providing housing for Purple Martins for almost 20 years.  She grew up in New Orleans, LA and has fond memories of visiting her grandparent’s camp in Grand Isle, LA and sitting on the porch with her grandfather, Frank Boimare, Jr., watching Purple Martins flying around the Purple Martin house he built.  This Purple Martin site is in honor of his memory.  Purple Martins (Progne subis) are the largest member of the swallow family in...

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Baton Twirling!

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

Monday Nights 5:00pm: Beginners  6:00pm: Returning students 7:00pm: Color Guard Member fees: $30.00 per month Non-member fees: $35.00 per month Susan Jullens has been teaching Baton Twirling for over 30 years.  Form 1981-1983 she was a member of the LSU Tigerette Twirling Team.  Since then she has worked with many middle school and high school majorette lines and soloists.  Her twirling teams have traveled all across the south to compete as well as attending AYOP Twirling Nationals an TwirlMania at the Wide World of Sports in Orlando,...

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Pickleball: Open Play

Posted on Jan 4, 2016

Join us in the basketball gym for Pickleball:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 8:00 to 12:00 noon; and Friday evenings from 5:00 to 9:00.   No prior play experience necessary.  Paddles and balls are provided.

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