Programs & Classes

The Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation Fun Guide has indoor and outdoor activities for all ages!  View printable version.


playgroup

PLAYGROUP PROGRAM

#612000 | AGES: 2–6

Gather your friends at our “house” to play, create, and socialize. Our playgroups are open for kids from infant age to prekindergarten age. We will provide the equipment and toys while parents and adults provide the supervision. Not intended for child care centers or in-home care providers. A 5-to-1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration required.

FALL 2019
SEP 23–DEC 30 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
SEP 24–DEC 31 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C.

SPRING 2020
JAN 3–MAY 8 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
JAN 2–MAY 7 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C.

FREE

CRAFT TIME AT PLAYGROUP

#612001 | AGES: 2–6

Once a month, we will be adding a little extra to our playgroup times. In addition to playing and burning some energy, your child will have the opportunity to put together a fun craft. The same craft is each month at Kuehn and Morningside Community Centers. Crafts are free while supplies last. No registration required.

  

DECEMBER–HOLIDAY CRAFT
DEC 9 | MON | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
DEC 10 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
JANUARY–WINTER CRAFT
JAN 21 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
JAN 22 | WED | 10:30 A.M.| MORNINGSIDE C.C.
FEBRUARY–VALENTINE’S CRAFT
FEB 4 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
FEB 5 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.

FREE 

WINTER TREE CANVAS PAINTING

OYATE C.C.  | AGES: 2–5

This canvas will look good on your mantel, or you can give it away as a special gift. Using a canvas, paint, and other materials, you will be able to add your special touch to make this your project. Registration required.

DEC 7 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD 

PRESCHOOL SPORTS

AGES: 4–5

Enjoy a fun–filled session of learning and playing basketball, soccer, and t–ball. Your preschooler will work on and improve key motor and teamwork skills, while having fun! All supplies and equipment will be provided. Registration required.

DEC 14 | SAT | 10:15 –11:15 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
JAN 7 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD | MARICAR C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

DISCOVER ENGINEERING: CONCRETE MIXING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 4-5

Have you ever wondered what the stuff we drive on is made out of? Concrete can be found throughout our infrastructure (roads, bridges, buildings, stadiums, etc.) Join Infrastructure Design Group to learn how concrete is made and how it is used to make the structures we use every day. Take home your own cup of concrete to see it gain strength overnight. Registration required.

DEC 30 | MON | 10–11 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD

Register   $5 PER CHILD

LEGO ENGINEERING

AGES: 4–5

Does your child like to build with LEGOs? Do they enjoy accomplishing different tasks? We bring both of those things together with our LEGO engineering class. They will accomplish tasks such as building bridges, vehicles, and boats in a fun and learning environment! Registration required.

FEB 20 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.
FEB 29 | SAT | 10:30–11:30 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD | KUEHN C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

PARENT AND ME SPORTS

AGES: 2–3

Parent and Me Sports is a program that is designed to introduce soccer, t-ball, football, and basketball to a variety of sports, games, and group activities, all with the help of mom or dad! You and your little one will be able to try—all at their own pace! Registration required.

FEB 6 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD | MARICAR C.C.
FEB 22 | SAT | 10:15–11:15 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD | OYATE C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

Tot Time

TOT TIME

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | RECREATION POOL | AGES: 2–6

Tot Time is designed for toddlers and other little tikes, six years and younger, who may not be comfortable with the interactive play features. During Tot Time, the interactive play features will not be operational. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

FALL 2019 | SEP 17–DEC 19 | TUE, THU | 5:30–10:30 A.M.
SPRING 2019 | JAN 7–MAY 28 | TUE, THU | 5:30–10:30 A.M.

 

THE GREAT CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 7+

Cardboard boats can really float! All boats must be powered by humans ages 7 years or older. Five age divisions. All boats will be judged based on creativity, sea-worthiness, and quickest to sink! Each boat will need up to two participants to commandeer the course. Boats must be constructed using corrugated cardboard and duct tape. No wood, Styrofoam, fiberglass, paint, or plastic. Life jackets for this event will be provided and must be worn by contestants. Swimsuits required. Registration required. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 28 | SAT | 1 P.M. | BOAT CHECK-IN TIME |
                           2 P.M. | RACE TIME

Register  

CRAFTING WITH NATURE

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 6–9

This class is perfect for those who love to create! Participants will enjoy socializing and expressing creative ability through crafting. Children will use what nature provides to make fun projects that they will take home. All supplies provided. Registration required.

DEC 8 | SUN | 1:30–2:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

DISCOVER ENGINEERING: BREAKAWAY SIGNS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Traffic signs are everywhere! Join Infrastructure Design Group to learn about traffic signs and what they mean to drivers and pedestrians, along with how engineering has played a role in making them safer. Did you know they are designed to breakaway when hit? Enjoy hands on activities to test out the breakaway post as you step into the built world of engineering. Registration required.

DEC 30 | MON | 11:15 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

CANVAS AND COCOA—PENGUIN PAINTING

MEMORIAL ICE RINK WARMING HOUSE | #313003
AGES: 6–12

Join us for a morning of painting on a canvas and drinking some hot cocoa. We will be using a canvas to paint a fantastic penguin snow scene. Pack a sack lunch so when you are done, you can stick around and go ice skating. All supplies provided. Skate rentals will be available starting at 1 p.m. Registration required.

JAN 11 | SAT | 11:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Register   $10 PER CHILD

PRINCE AND PRINCESS SKATE PARTY

MCKENNAN ICE RINK | #313004
AGES: 6–12

McKennan Park is a magical place in the wintertime! Come skate like your favorite little prince or princess! All activities will take place outside so please dress for the weather, costumes are encouraged! All children will receive a free crown while supplies last. Skate rentals available. No registration required.

JAN 25 | SAT | 1–3 P.M.

Register   FREE

ELEMENTARY SNOWSHOE STROLL

MEMORIAL PARK | #373000
AGES: 6–9

Introduce your child to the lifelong activity of snowshoeing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how snowshoes work, proper care, and then hit the trail for a morning of fun. Registration required.

FEB 1 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

ELECTRIC CAR RACE-DAYTONA 500

KUEHN C.C. | #313016
AGES: 6–9

Come enjoy our Pre-Daytona 500 celebration by bringing in your electric controlled cars and competing in our full-gym racing courses. We will have a speed race, a ten-lap race, and an obstacle course. Electric cars not provided, must bring your own. Registration required.

FEB 15 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

SPY KIDS

MARICAR C.C. | #333022
AGES: 6–9

Discover your inner detective. Break codes, uncover fingerprints, find hidden clues, and sharpen your spy skills while helping SFPR discover the missing pieces to solve the mystery. Registration required.

FEB 18 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

TO REGISTER FOR INDOOR SWIMMING LESSONS, VISIT register.siouxfallsparks.org

 

TEEN/TWEEN PICKLEBALL

TERRY REDLIN ELEMENTARY | AGES: 10–17

Pickleball is a fun paddle sport, designed for all ages and skill levels. With simple rules and elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong, the game is easy for beginners but quick and competitive for more experienced players. Join us for a Saturday of pickleball and put your skills to the test in this pickup game format! Registration required.

NOV 9 | SAT | 11 A.M.–12 NOON

Register  FREE

 

TEEN OPEN MIC NIGHT

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 13–17

Calling on teens who sing, dance, rap, write poetry, or play an instrument. Are you in a band or have some other awesome stand-up talent? Here is your chance to showcase your talents. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Registration required for those wishing to perform.

NOV 14 | THU | 6–8 P.M. 

FREE

MADDEN NFL 19 TOURNAMENT

KUEHN C.C. | AGES: 10–17

Our first Madden NFL Tournament has finally arrived. Come battle for the title of best Madden NFL player in Sioux Falls and leave with no doubts that you gave it all on the virtual field. This tournament will consist of a double-elimination bracket that will crown the best of the best on one of the most popular sport video games of all time. Scheels gift card prize awarded to the champion. Registration required.

DEC 10 | TUE | 6–8 P.M.

Register  $5 PER PERSON

NBA 2K19 TOURNAMENT

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 10–17

Our first NBA 2K Tournament has finally arrived. Come battle for the title of best NBA 2K player in Sioux Falls and leave with no doubts that you gave it all on the virtual field. This tournament will consist of a double-elimination bracket that will crown the best of the best on one of the most popular sport video games of all time. Scheels gift card prize awarded to the champion. Registration required.

DEC 12 | THU | 6–8 P.M.

Register  $5 PER PERSON

SNOWY GLOW CAPTURE THE FLAG

MEMORIAL PARK | AGES: 10–14

Join us for some snowy fun as we play glow-in-the-dark capture the flag! Kids will be split up into two different teams, as they try to steal the other team’s flag to secure the victory. Guided only by their teams glow sticks! Get your winter gear on and meet us on the snowcovered field. Participants will meet at the Memorial Ice Rink Warming House. Registration required.

DEC 12 | THU | 6:30–8 P.M.

Register  $5 PER PERSON

TEEN COSMIC SKATE

SCHEELS ICEPLEX | AGES: 13–18

Come ice skate and socialize with your friends at our teen cosmic skate. This event will be held at the Scheels IcePlex and will be a funfilled night of ice skating, grooving to a DJ, and playing games on the ice. Registration and payment will take place on the night of the event at the Scheels IcePlex. Music provided. No registration required.

JAN 4 | SAT | 7:30–9:30 P.M. | $5 FOR ENTRY AND SKATE RENTAL

TEEN 3-0N-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 13–18

Tough to be on fire on the outdoor basketball courts when it is below zero degrees outside. That is why we are bringing this 3-on-3 inside. Come enjoy this one-day tournament and take the crown for the best basketball trio in town! Registration required. Limit of four participants per team.

JAN 18 | SAT | 9 A.M.–12 NOON |

Register  $40 PER TEAM

TEEN DODGEBALL

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 14–18

Did you know that dodgeball is not just a recreation activity that allows you to have a good time and relive your favorite childhood game; it is also a great way to stay healthy and fit! Get your team together and meet us on the court for an evening of fun! Don’t have a team? No problem! We will be creating teams for this pick-up game format and switch them up as we go! Registration required.

JAN 24 | FRI | 6:30–8:30 P.M.

Register  FREE

INDOOR KICKBALL SKILLS AND DRILLS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 10–12

Looking for an activity to get you ready for summer? We have got you covered! We are bringing this popular summer game and making it an awesome indoor event. KICKBALL! Bring your best tennis shoes and we’ll take care of the rest. We’ll cover skills and drills with game play at the end that will have you more than ready for outdoor play! Registration required.

FEB 1 | SAT | 10:30 A.M.–12 NOON 

Register  FREE

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT COURT RENTALS, VISIT www.siouxfalls.org/community-centers

BOGA FIT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

Float on your BogaMat as you enjoy the best of both worlds, with a workout built on strength and stamina that will incorporate your favorite aspects of muscle conditioning, yoga, Pilates, and more. Connect with the water and feel how balancing on a board challenges your muscles in new ways! Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time to allow time to get on and acclimated to your board. Active wear over your swimwear recommended. Registration required.

DEC 26–JAN 30 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS DEC 24 & 31
FEB 4–MAR 12 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS FEB 18 & 20
FEB 2–APR 5 | SUN | 4–4:45 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES

Register   $45 PER SERIES

AQUA MIX-UP

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This class will give you an opportunity to try out a variety of different water exercises. You may be challenged with hydro-riders, BogaMats, water fins, and much more! Join us on Friday mornings to end your workweek with a mix-up of fun fitness. This class not only offers a great workout but each Friday you will show up to a fresh combination of moves and equipment keeping you fit and entertained. Registration required.

FEB 7–APR 24 | FRI | 6:45–7:15 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS FEB 21 & MAR 20

Register   $45 PER SERIES

WALKING PROGRAM

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Morningside Community Center’s walking program is a great way to stay healthy and active when those cold winter temperatures draw near. Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress!

FALL 2019 | SEP 23–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M. | FREE
SPRING 2020 | JAN 2–MAY 8 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

WERQ

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 18+

WERQ is the wildly addictive cardio dance class based on the hottest pop and hip-hop music. The workout is nonstop with repetitive, athletic moves, and fresh dance steps so you get the best sweat. Each week, a couple of new routines are introduced, so you get to WERQ the routines you know and challenge yourself with ones you are learning. No dance experience necessary. Ready to WERQ? Registration required.

DEC 3–FEB 4 | TUE | 9–10 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES *NO CLASS DEC 24 & 31

Register   $35 PER SERIES

ZUMBA FITNESS

KUEHN C.C. | AGES: 18+

Zumba is a high-energy dance workout with a party-like atmosphere that does not disappoint. Zumba is proven to produce a large calorie burn without ever feeling like you are working out. Many different styles of music and dance are utilized. All skill levels are welcome. Each class is different. No equipment required, besides tennis shoes, so grab a friend and come join us! Registration required.

DEC 3–FEB 18 | TUE | 5:30–6:15 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS DEC 24 & 31

Register   $45 PER SERIES

BOGA FLOW

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

Yoga practice on a whole new wave length. Intensify and challenge your yoga muscles (core, strength, and balance) with a flow series on the water. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class start time to allow time to get on and acclimated to your board. Active wear over your swimwear recommended. Registration required.

DEC 7–FEB 1 | SAT | 8–8:45 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES *NO CLASS JAN 25
FEB 15–APR 18 | SAT | 8–8:45 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES *NO CLASS FEB 22, MAR 21

Register   $35 PER SERIES

Bunco

BUNCO

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Bunco is a parlor game played in teams with three dice. When you roll “three of a kind” of the number you are currently rolling, this is a Bunco. Come out and learn how to play this fast-paced dice game and enjoy the socialization of the evening. Registration required.

DEC 11 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | FREE
JAN 8 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | FREE
FEB 12 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

FROSTY FROLICS BEAN BAG TOURNAMENT

FALLS PARK OPEN AIR SHELTER | AGES: 18+

Take part in the first-ever Frosty Frolics Bean Bag Tournament! Teams will be outside enjoying the crisp January air in the Falls Park Open Air Shelter so dress appropriately! This will be a one-night tournament, with check in at 6 p.m. and games starting at 6:30 p.m. Grab a partner and see if you have what it takes to walk away with the prize! Registration required.

JAN 3 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | $25 PER TEAM

Register   $25 PER TEAM

AFTER HOLIDAY SCRAPBOOKING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Scrappers: We have the space to spread out. Get together with your friends to visit and scrapbook at the same time. We will provide you with the space. You bring your pictures, pages, and anything else you will need to complete that special scrapbook. Spread out your materials, bring a snack, and have some fun while getting some work done. Registration required.

JAN 5 | SUN | 11 A.M.–5 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

STAY STRONG: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This Warm Water Pool class is designed to assist you in improving your strength and cardiovascular health. This light to moderateintensity class format combines body resistance and water exercise equipment with light-to-moderate aerobic exercise. During the 60 minutes of instruction, class participants will strengthen their major muscle groups as well as improve range of motion of all muscles and joints. Improvement of flexibility, balance, and stamina can be expected. The movements of cardio activity are different for every class in order for your body to receive optimal benefit for your physical health! Registration required.

JAN 6–FEB 5 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
FEB 10–MAR 11 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
MAR 16–APR 15 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES

Register   $45 PER SERIES

MOVE IT OR LOSE IT!

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This fun, low- to moderate-intensity, 45-minute Warm Water Pool class will improve your cardiovascular health and increase your physical stamina. Each class will provide something new for your cardiovascular and muscular health to improve your body’s response to your physical effort! The variety of movements and fun music combine to make the time fly by as you work your body! Registration required.

JAN 7–FEB 6 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
FEB 11–MAR 12 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
MAR 17–APR 16 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES

Register   $45 PER SERIES

DEEP WATER AEROBICS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

Do you enjoy water aerobics? Let us challenge you a step further and take this fitness class into the deep water of the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool! This challenging class incorporates high-intensity, nonimpact strength, and cardiovascular movements that provide one of the best forms of exercise. Also great on the bones and joints! Participants must be comfortable in deep water. Registration required.

JAN 7–FEB 6 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
FEB 11–MAR 24 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
*NO CLASS FEB 18 & 20, MAR 19
MAR 26–APR 28 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES

Register   $45 PER SERIES

 

HYDRORIDERS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

The Hydrorider is a user-friendly water bike and is perfect for any participant or skill level. Training in water also allows training at a greater level of intensity due to the cooling effect and faster recovery rate. Work at your own pace and try a new cycling experience in the water. The workout will also include upper body strengthening and toning. Water shoes or socks required. Registration required.

JAN 8–FEB 5 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES *NO CLASS JAN 24
FEB 26–APR 3 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
*NO CLASS MARCH 18 & 20
APR 8–MAY 8 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES

Register   $45 PER SERIES

POWER 40

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This class will be fast paced or whatever pace you would like. We will be swimming with fins and a kick board, so you do not need to know how to swim to attend this class. We will mix it up with shallow, deep, and lots of fun-building strength and endurance using a variety of equipment. Great workout packed in 45 minutes. Registration required.

JAN 13–FEB 12 | MON, WED | 12:15–1 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES
FEB 24–MAR 30 | MON, WED | 12:15–1 P.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS MAR 18

Register   $45 PER SERIES

WATER AEROBICS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER |AGES: 18+

Water aerobics is a low-impact exercise. The expected resistance of the water against your body helps tone your muscles and increase your strength. Water aerobics is easier on your bones and joints than running, but still provides the benefits of an aerobic workout. If you have arthritis, are rehabilitating an injury, or just enjoy pool fitness classes, water aerobics can help improve your health. Registration required.

JAN 13–MAR 23 | MON | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES *NO CLASS FEB 17

Register   $45 PER SERIES

AQUA KICK

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

What is this kickboxing craze all about? Aqua Kick combines a variety of kicks, jabs, crosses, hooks, uppercuts, and core exercises in a fun, high energy class! Held in the shallow end of the pool, Aqua Kick provides an effective total body aerobic workout with less stress on the joints. Combinations will help keep your mind engaged while you tone, shape, and sculpt your body. Registration required.

JAN 3–MAR 6 | FRI | 12 NOON–12:45 P.M. | $35 PER SERIES *NO CLASS FEB 7 & 21

Register   $35 PER SERIES

BINGO WHITE ELEPHANT NIGHT

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Don’t miss white elephant bingo night! Bring in a white elephant “gag” gift (optional) and hope that you do not win it back! Every BINGO wins a white elephant prize. Registration required.

JAN 15 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR WINTER WELLNESS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | ALL AGES

Supporting your immune system with essential oils involves two strategies: prevention and preparation. We will discuss how to add healthy habits to your daily routine and which oils you will want to have prepared now for remedies to have on hand before you are not well enough to make them. All ages are welcome. Participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

JAN 28 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR HEALTHY, HAPPY KIDS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | ALL AGES

We love our kids but some days everything seems to be going wrong. No one is getting a good night sleep, they can’t focus, they’re throwing tantrums, and everyone has tummy aches—again. It’s overwhelming, and you want to hide in the closet. Sound familiar? Well, let’s talk about how essential oils can help save your sanity and benefit your entire family. All ages are welcome. Participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

JAN 29 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

 

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR ATHLETES

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | ALL AGES

Essential oils are great for athletes! They are powerful tools that help relieve inflammation, joint soreness, open airways, and help athletes to recover faster. Come learn the amazing ways to use oils whether you are a walker or elite athlete. We will discuss it all. Participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

JAN 30 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

HUGS AND KISSES CANDY JAR

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 18+

Every child loves hugs and kisses from parents and grandparents. This little candy jar will help ensure that you always have a hug or a kiss on hand, even if you aren’t around. With a little paint, a pot and a bowl, this candy jar will spread joy to all those that need a little pick me up. Registration required.

FEB 3 | MON | 6:30–8 P.M.

Register   $12 PER PERSON

VALENTINES WERQ-YOUR-HEART-OUT

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 18+

Come WERQ Your Heart Out to a playlist full of the hottest pop and hip-hop songs related to Valentine’s Day—the good and the bad! This WERQ-cardio-dance-fitness class is sure to get your heart pumping for V-Day! The workout is nonstop with repetitive, athletic moves, and fresh dance steps, so you get the best sweat. No dance experience necessary. Ready to WERQ? Registration required.

FEB 8 | SAT | 9–10 A.M. | $8 PER PERSON

Register   $8 PER PERSON

SENIOR CARDS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 55+

Join in on the fun through playing games, socializing, and laughing with both older and younger friends. At any age, playing games is healthy for the mind and body. Games can keep the brain active, involve social interaction, and are a good form of entertainment. Don’t forget a treat to share with the group. Join us for games such as pinochle, bridge, canasta, rummy, cribbage, backgammon, Scrabble, bingo, and pokeno—no need to play just one!

SEP 23–MAY 4 | MON | 1–5 P.M. 

FREE

 

SENIOR PINOCHLE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 55+

Come and play cards! Gamer’s choice: four-player or five-player. Any way we play, it is sure to be a good time. Hot coffee will be waiting. Don’t forget a treat to share with the group!

SEP 24–MAY 5 | TUE | 1–5 P.M.  

Register   FREE

WALKING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Morningside Community Center’s walking program is a great way to stay healthy and active when those cold winter temperatures draw near. Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress! Registration not required.

FALL 2019 | SEP 23–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.
SPRING 2020 | JAN 2–MAY 8 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.  

FREE

 

WINTER WONDERLAND

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6 p.m. until 12 midnight from Friday, November 22, 2019, through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Come enjoy the lights and music.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

ALL AGES

Join us at “our house” as we host free family movie nights. You are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, or pillows to get comfy watching a movie in the gymnasium. Don’t forget to bring your favorite movie snacks! The movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. No registration required.

DEC 6 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | SMALL FOOT

Register   FREE   

FLICK AND FLOAT EVENTS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Looking for a fun afternoon? Come join us at the Midco® Aquatic Center for a floating good time watching a movie in the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool. Whoever thought an afternoon watching a favorite movie could be so fun! Inner tubes provided. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 1 | SUN | 2 P.M. | THE GRINCH
JAN 5 | SUN | 2 P.M. | HAPPY FEET
MAR 1 | SUN | 2 P.M. | FROZEN

Register  

 

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

ALL AGES

Join us for a family movie night at “our house” as we host free family movie nights. You are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, or pillows to get comfy watching a movie in the gymnasium. Don’t forget to bring your favorite movie snacks! All movies begin at 6:30 p.m. Children must be accompanied. No registration required.

DEC 6 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | FREE | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | SMALL FOOT
JAN 17 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | DUMBO
FEB 21 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | OYATE C.C. | MARY POPPINS RETURNS
MAR 13 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | WONDER PARK

FREE  

WIBIT® EVENTS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

What is a Wibit®? A Wibit® is an inflatable water feature that can be used in the water to create additional fun for all ages! Midco® Aquatic Center will host Wibit® events. These events will be held in the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool. No registration required. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates. Lap lanes may not be available when the Action Tower is in use.

DEC 15 | SUN | 12 NOON–5 P.M. | ACTION TOWER AND WIGGLE BRIDGE
JAN 19 | SUN | 12 NOON–5 P.M. | ACTION TOWER

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FAMILY KARAOKE FUN

KUEHN C.C. | #315000 | ALL AGES

Enjoy some family time with our Family Karaoke Fun. As the name states, the whole family is invited for this Karaoke-filled night, where you can team up with a family member to sing a song or even challenge another family for a song battle. Registration required.

DEC 19 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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REINDEER GAMES

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | #920097 | ALL AGES

The weather outside may be frightful but our party will be so delightful! You are invited to the early holiday celebration! Come join us for some fun holiday games, and win some prizes all while jamming to some of your favorite carols! No registration required. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 21 | SAT | 2:30–4 P.M.

THE GREAT CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Cardboard boats can really float! All boats must be powered by humans ages seven years or older. Five age divisions. All boats will be judged based on creativity, sea-worthiness, and quickest to sink! Each boat will need up to two participants to commandeer the course. Boats must be constructed using corrugated cardboard and duct tape. No wood, Styrofoam, fiberglass, paint, or plastic. Life jackets for this event will be provided, and must be worn by contestants. Swimsuits required. Registration required.

DEC 28 | SAT | 1 PM | BOAT CHECK-IN TIME | FREE
                            2 PM | RACE TIME

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FROSTY FROLICS FUN RUN/WALK

SPENCER PARK | ALL AGES

Join the fun and competition of this frosty morning run. Races will be 5K and 10K. Runners will follow the path along the Big Sioux River. Turnaround points will be noted along the route. Runners who are registered before December 18 will receive a T-shirt. Runner check-in and day of registration will be available starting at 8 a.m. Registration required.

JAN 4 | SAT | 9 A.M. | $5 PER PERSON

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FROSTY FROLICS SNOWSHOE STROLL

MARY JO WEGNER ARBORETUM | AGES: 6+

We are partnering with the Outdoor Campus to offer a snowshoeing activity that will teach you the fundaments of the sport and allow you to spend time outdoors in the winter at the beautiful Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum. The number of snowshoes available is limited so please sign up early for these limited space tours. Group walks will leave every hour starting at 11 a.m. with the last group departing at 2 p.m. Registration is highly recommended.

JAN 4 | SAT | 11 A.M., 12 NOON, 1 P.M., 2 P.M. | FREE

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FROSTY FROLICS ICE FISHING FRENZY

THE OUTDOOR CAMPUS | ALL AGES

We are partnering with The Outdoor Campus. Ice fishing poles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; you are welcome to bring your own. Registration required.

JAN 4 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 P.M. | FREE

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MOONLIT SNOWSHOE

LOWER TUTHILL PARK | AGES: 6+

Did you know that the sport of snowshoeing can burn up to 1,000 calories an hour? Participants will learn snowshoeing fundamentals before partaking in a group snowshoe hike. Warm up with hot cocoa post-hike in the warming house. Registration required.

JAN 14 | TUE | 7–8 P.M. | FREE

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INTRO TO ICE SKATING

CAMPUS ICE RINK | ALL AGES

Love being outside during the winter? Always wanted to learn how to ice skate, but never had a chance? Well come on over to Campus Ice Rink and learn how to skate like a pro. Program is free with the purchase of skate rental. All ages are welcome. Participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. No registration or experience required.

JAN 16 | THU | 6:30–8 P.M. | FREE

FREE

MILK JUG BOWLING

ALL AGES

Get ready for some winter bowling, with a twist! Your bowling ball will be replaced with a milk jug as you put your aiming skills to the test, on ice! This event will bring the whole family together for an evening of fun. Prizes awarded to top scoring families! Registration required.

JAN 23 | THU | 6:30 –8 P.M. | FREE | MEMORIAL HOCKEY PEN
JAN 28 | TUE | 6:30–8 P.M. | FREE | SHERMAN HOCKEY PEN

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MEAL PREP 101

KUEHN C.C. | ALL AGES

Meal Prepping 101 with Chef Ellen Doerr. Each participant will learn how to meal prep for the week, and discover options they can make from the comfort of their home. Each participant will take home brand new containers to make meal prepping easier. Participants younger than 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

FEB 4 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

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SUPER HERO SKATE PARTY

SHERMAN ICE RINK | ALL AGES

Have you always wanted to learn a little bit more about your Sioux Falls local heroes but never got a chance? Join us and bring your best super hero costume to match our local heroes’ attire. No registration required.

FEB 9 | SUN | 1–3 P.M. | FREE

FREE

 

DATE NIGHT SKATE NIGHTS IN FEBRUARY

ALL OUTDOOR ICE RINKS | #375000
ALL AGES

BOGO skate rentals are the name of the game for date night at all outdoor public ice rinks. Buy one skate rental and get one of equal or lesser value free of charge for that special someone! No registration required.

FEB 4, 11 | TUE | 4–8 P.M. | BUY ONE GET ONE SKATE RENTALS

ICE FISHING 101

FAMILY PARK LAKE | ALL AGES

Winter is the perfect season to explore your frozen waterways while enjoying the cool calming atmosphere. Come brave the cold with the Outdoor Campus and SFPR to learn the basics of the sport of ice fishing. All equipment provided. Registration required..

FEB 8 | SAT | 9–10 A.M. | FREE

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WIBIT WATER VOLLEYBALL

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Gather your friends for an evening of spiking and splashing! Whether you are looking for friendly competition or a just a good workout, water volleyball is both fun and challenging. Players must be able to comfortably stand in 4 feet of water. Drop-in play will be held in the shallow end of the Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

FEB 14–17 | FRI-MON | ALL DAY

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BOGA PARTIES

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | #931000
ALL AGES

Our NEW “BOGA” Parties include one 30-minute Boga class for up to ten people. Package includes the use of the facility, one hour in a party room, and a Boga class. This is ideal for youth birthday parties, bachelorette parties, or just a fun reason to get a group of friends together and try something new! Active wear over your swimwear recommended. Call for availability and reservations 605-367-7665. $150 per party.