What's Going On This Week?
Activities at the Recreation Center from January 18 - 24!
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE REC CENTER
EARLY CHILDHOOD & YOUTH
Bed Time Buddies and Me - Saturday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come spend time bonding with your child while making the cutest bear you have ever seen! First, we will stuff your new friend, wish upon a star, and think of a unique name to place on his/her birth certificate. After our new bear comes to life, you will design a special T-shirt and soft cuddly blanket to carry your best friend home in. This is the perfect way to enjoy time with your child.
Age: 2 to 8 Fee: $30/R ($21 additional child) - $75/NR ($31 additional child) On 1/27
I Speak Spanish! - Wednesdays from 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Did you know that young children learn language naturally and much more easily than older children and adults? Children will be immersed in the Spanish language through fun and educational activities and music. Each session introduces new and exciting topics!
Age: 3 to 6 Fee: $60/R - $90/NR 2/7 to 3/7
Dinosaurs - Wednesday from 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Live dangerously and look at some dinosaur teeth up close. Junior paleontologists will participate in a miniature dinosaur dig and make our very own replica of a dinosaur tooth. Register by Monday, January 22nd.
Age: 3 to 5 Fee: $14/R - $21/NR On 1/31
Kinder Kids - Thursdays from 5:15pm - 6:00pm
This remarkable, high energy and educational program enhances critical thinking and public speaking skills while boosting self esteem! We develop leaders through drama techniques like improvisation, character analysis, creative movement, mini-scripts, and games.
Age: 3 to 5 Fee: $92/R - $138/NR 1/25 to 3/8
Let Us Throw Your Next Birthday Party!
Let us plan and host your next birthday celebration — we make it easy!
ALL PARTY PACKAGES INCLUDE: Invitations for your party guests, drinks & cheese pizza (plates, cups & napkins included), a goodie bag for each child, a Party Coordinator, a group picture for the birthday child. See the details!
Sportskids Hitting & Pitcher/Catcher Techniques - 2/12 - 3/12 4:45pm - 5:30pm on Mondays
Prepare for the upcoming baseball and softball seasons. Swing analysis, live pitching and other techniques are a part of this program. The advanced, intermediate and beginner hitters can all benefit from this step-by-step approach to learning. Pitchers work on the form needed to increase the speed of the fastball and protect their throwing arm. Boys learn the rocker step for pitching as well as various age appropriate grips. Girls learn the windmill form of pitching and different grips. Catchers are taught how to help get strike calls for their team. Different techniques to throw out base runners are also included. Fielding pop-ups, balls in the dirt and bunts with the proper form can catch any coach’s attention. Bring a mitt, bat and labeled water bottle.
Age: 7 to 10 Fee: $38/R - $57/NR
Sports Kids T-Ball Training - 2/12 - 3/12 4:00pm - 4:45pm on Mondays
Participants will learn the basic fundamentals used in baseball such as running the bases, throwing, catching and fielding as well as the skills to hit the ball off a tee and maybe live pitching. Exciting drills and games will help children learn about teamwork and good sportsmanship in an atmosphere where participation and fun are top priority. Each participant should bring a water bottle and mitt.
Age: 4 to 6 Fee: $38/R - $57/NR
Baseball Season Begins in April! Season runs 4/2 - 6/30
Practices start April 2nd - Opening day is May 5th - End of season T-ball parade is June 30th
This program needs volunteer coaches at all levels to be successful. Become a volunteer coach today — contact Jason at 815.8866222!
Little Tee’s T-ball Age: 4 to 5
Little Tee’s is for players who have never played t-ball before or youth under the age of five years old. This program is entirely instructional. Players will hit off a tee for most of the 10 game season and gradually move to a coach pitch format during the last three games. Players will receive a uniform and trophy. Scores and standings will not be kept. Practices will begin the first week of April.
Little Ball Age: 5 to 6
Little Ball is for players who have been in the program at least one year. This program emphasizes fundamentals and prepares players for the next level of baseball. Teams will play 10-12 games and start with a tee to develop timing. As the season progresses, they will move to a coach pitch (three-out) format. There is no draft; coaches and the Athletic Supervisor will organize teams. Practices will start the first week of April. Cost includes uniform and trophy.
Coach Pitch Age: 6 to 7
The coach pitch league is for players that want to continue to learn the fundamentals of the game using the three-out format. There is no draft for players to attend; coaches and the Athletic Supervisor will organize teams. Practices will start the first week of April. Cost includes uniform and trophy.
Join the Fit 4 Life Fitness Center as an EFT member — Get your 2nd Month FREE!
Sign up between December 1 - January 31. All rules and regulations apply. Applicants must not have a current balance owed to the Recreation Department. Please see the front desk for details.
Super Tot - Days & Times Vary
This is the first class of structured gymnastics without parent participation. Teachers focus on basic skills, individual movement exploration, following directions, socialization, and physical development. Child must be potty trained.
Age: 3 Fee: $49/R - $74/NR
Level 1 Tumbling - Sundays from 9:00am - 10:00am and Wednesdays from 4:15pm - 5:15pm
At this level, participants can expect to learn basics and begin a solid foundation for their future tumbling skills. Some of the skills focused on at this level are: bridge ups, forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, and beginning stages of bridge kick-overs. No tumbling experience required for this class.
Age: 5 to 16 Fee: $59/R - $89/NR
Level 2 Tumbling - Sundays from 10:05am - 11:05am and Thursdays from 4:15pm - 5:15pm
This class is for the beginner to intermediate tumbler. Skills focused on in this class are: roll combinations, dive rolls, round offs, handstands, back walkovers, and front limbers. Participants must have teacher recommendation to sign up for this class.
Age: 6 to 16 Fee: $59/R - $89/NR
Co-ed Recreational Volleyball runs 1/26 - 3/30
The Co-ed Adult Volleyball league will play on Friday evenings at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center. Bring your friends and see how your team will match up against the competition. Games run from 6:30pm - 9:30pm on Fridays
Age: 18 and up Fee: $275/R - $375/NR