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Blue Valley Recreation Offers Online Registraion For Fall

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - July 31, 2002 - Blue Valley Recreation Commission (BVRC) will offer online registration for fall programs beginning Aug. 4, marking its fourth season providing sign-up and payment using the Internet. With online registration, the community can view fall program information, check availability, and sign up and pay online from home or work at

In addition to online registration, BVRC offers registration by appointment, mail, phone or fax. "Online registration is a method that we wanted to offer as a convenience to our customers," explained Dawn Grosdidier, interim director and superintendent of finance, BVRC. "Online registration enables our customers to register any time, day or night, from the convenience of their home or office. We have many high demand programs and if a patron is unable to participate in our registration by appointment at the start of our season, online registration is the next best thing as it occurs the next day."

New fall programs include "Kids Night Out at the Pool," an art class for infants, "Finger Painting Fun" for toddlers, plus an acting class for ages 5-6. BVRC will also offer several special interest classes for ages 3-6 that highlight the history and tradition of upcoming holidays. A variety of sports activities will also be offered, including junior basketball and a new high school volleyball league. New classes for adults include international cooking, a money management program for women and "Understanding Your 401(k)," for adults. The 10th Annual Pumpkin Patch, a popular event for area families, is on October 19.

On Aug. 3, residents of the Blue Valley School District can register for fall programs by appointment only. Appointments can be obtained by calling 913-685-6012 between the hours of 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1. Online registration begins at midnight on Sunday, Aug. 4, and can be accessed There is a nominal convenience fee to use the online service. Mail, phone and fax registration starts Tuesday, Aug. 6. For more information, call 913-685-6000.

About Blue Valley Recreation Commission (BVRC): Voters in the Blue Valley School District formed BVRC in August 1986 to provide local recreation programs. The commission offers hundreds of youth and adult programs and events for all ages throughout the year at a variety of local facilities. The vision of BVRC is to enrich the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of Blue Valley residents. For more information about BVRC or to enroll in a BVRC program, please telephone (913) 685-6000.

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