Programs & Classes

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

 

TODDLER SPORTS

AGES: 2–3

Enjoy a fun-filled hour learning and playing basketball, soccer, and T-ball. Your little one will work on developing key motor and teamwork skills, while having fun! All supplies and equipment will be provided. Registration required.

SEP 24 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.
OCT 1 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C.

Register     $5 PER CHILD

MOM & ME FALL CANVAS PAINTING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 2–5

Bring your little ones to a morning of crafting. Using finger paints and a canvas, you and your little one will create a piece of art that will look beautiful on your wall and will be a great piece of memorabilia for years to come. Paint and other supplies will be used in this class,
so dress for mess. Registration required.

SEP 30 | MON | 10–11 A.M.
SEP 30 | MON | 6–7 P.M. 

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

WILDLIFE WONDERS

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 2–5

Variety is the spice of life in this fun-filled class for 2–5 year olds and their parents. Wildlife-themed crafts, games, and painting will keep you and your toddler busy while helping your child to develop social and motor skills while expressing their creative ability. Please dress in mess-friendly clothes. Parent participation required. Registration required.

OCT 7 | MON | 10–11 A.M.
OCT 7 | MON | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD 

WEEKDAY MORNING PLAY GROUPS FOR AGES 6 AND UNDER

Ages 6 and under

Gather your friends at our “house” to play, and don’t get your house messy. Our playgroups are open for kids from infant age to prekindergarten age. We will provide the equipment and toys. Parents/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.

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

Register   FREE 

CRAFT TIME AT PLAYGROUP

AGES: 2–6

Once a month, we will be adding a little extra to our playgroup time. In addition to playing and burning some energy, your child will have the opportunity to put together a fun craft. The same craft will be constructed each month at Kuehn and Morningside Community Centers.

OCTOBER—HALLOWEEN CRAFT
OCT 29 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | FREE | KUEHN C.C.
OCT 30 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | FREE | MORNINGSIDE C.C.

NOVEMBER—FALL CRAFT
NOV 25 | MON | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
NOV 26 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. 

Register   FREE

NINJA WARRIORS TRAINING

KUEHN C.C. | AGES 4–5

Unleash your inner ninja during this high-energy activity class. Learn the tricks to being a stealthy ninja as you run, jump, and kick your way through this class. Registration required.

OCT 8 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. 
NOV 7 | THU | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

COLORS OF FALL

ARROWHEAD PARK | |AGES: 2–5

Take a hike on the trails at Arrowhead Park searching high and low for all the colors of nature this fall season. Little ones and their parents will learn about nature together through stories, a nature walk, and take home a fall-themed craft. Registration required.

OCT 19 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | $5 PER PERSON

Register   $5 PER CHILD

TODDLER GYM

KUEHN C.C. | AGES:  2–3 

These classes will introduce your child to basic movement skills and encourage them to work on hand-eye coordination and spatial awareness. Parachutes, balls, and riding toys will encourage your little one to engage with other participants of the same age. Registration required.

OCT 21 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD
NOV 2 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD

Register   $5 PER CHILD

FUN AND FIT DAY

KUEHN C.C. | AGES 2–6

Ride, run, jump, and jam! Join SFPR and participate in fitness-related ctivities, all while having fun! Children must be supervised by an individual 16 years of age or older. A 5-to-1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration is required.

NOV 16 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE

Register   FREE

THANKSGIVING TURKEY CRAFT

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 2–3

Get your little tikes in the Thanksgiving spirit with this Thanksgiving
Turkey Craft. During this class, your child will have the opportunity
to paint, cut, glue, and draw a fun craft to take home to celebrate the
season. Registration required.

NOV 23 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

TOT TIME

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

Tot Time is designed for toddlers and other little tikes, 6 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.

SUPERVISED PLAYGROUNDS
JUN 3-AUG 9 | MON-FRI | FREE

FOR SUPERVISED PLAYGROUND SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS, VISIT www.siouxfalls.org/supervised-playgrounds

 

Cross Country

KIDS’ CROSS-COUNTRY MEETS

MORNINGSIDE PARK |    AGES: 4–14

The Sioux Falls Area Running Club and Runner’s Block, along with SFPR, are hosting three kids’ cross-country meets this fall. The three-race cross-country series is for children, kindergarten through sixth grade. Registration begins at 4 p.m. with races beginning at 4:30 p.m.

SEP 4 | WED | 4 P.M.
SEP 11 | WED | 4 P.M.
SEP 18 | WED | 4 P.M.

Register   FREE

 

YOUTH FITNESS OLYMPICS

KUEHN PARK |    AGES 6–10

Come try out our Youth Fitness Olympics. We will be testing 100m, 400m, long jump, high jump, and shot put (softball). A point system will be in place to proclaim the next Kuehn Fitness Olympic winner, and the winner and two runner-ups will take home a prize to show off their accomplishment! Participants will be competing in assigned age groups. Registration required.

SEP 7 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

ROAD RACES

SPENCER PARK |    AGES: 6+

Join the fun and competition of Monday night road races for all ages. Races will be 3,000 and 5,000 meters. They will follow the greenway recreation trail.

SEP 9–OCT 7 | MON | 6:30 P.M.

Register   FREE

 

WERQ KIDS

#253001  AGES: 6–12

WERQ Kids is the fiercely fun dance fitness class based on kidfriendly versions of pop and hip-hop music. The warm-up previews the dance steps in class and the cooldown combines yoga-inspired static stretching and balance poses. No registration required.

SEP 27 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.
OCT 11 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
OCT 25 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | OYATE C.C.
NOV 8 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | MARICAR C.C.
NOV 22 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | KUEHN C.C.

YOUTH KICKBALL

KUEHN SOFTBALL DIAMONDS | AGES: 6–12

Lace up your shoes one last time and head to the fields for this one day pickup kickball game. You’ll have a ball as you kick for the fences for an early afternoon of fun! No team necessary, as we’ll place participants onto teams for this pickup game format! Participants must wear closed toed shoes, no cleats. Registration required.

OCT 5 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE

Register   FREE

 

Archery

INDOOR ARCHERY

AGES: 6–12

Come join South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation as we learn all the basics of archery while using compound bows. From proper technique and stance, to fun shooting challenges, the whole family will enjoy a night of indoor shooting fun together! Registration required.

OCT 10 | THU | 7–8 P.M. | FREE | KUEHN C.C.
OCT 24 | THU | 7–8 P.M. | FREE | OYATE C.C.

Register   FREE

YOUTH WHIRLYBALL

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Ever wonder what you get when you mix lacrosse with drivable scooters? Well, we have the modified version of it for you that will prove to be a blast! Come join us, as we will put you into two teams of up to five players where you will use scoops to try to toss a ball through elevated backboards at opposite ends of an enclosed court, all while driving indoor scooters! Registration required.

OCT 10 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

FLOOR HOCKEY

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Floor hockey is played indoors using plastic sticks, a plastic puck, and tennis shoes. With no contact or ice, you can learn all the basics of hockey wearing your own two shoes! Registration required.

OCT 15 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

Register   $5 PER CHILD

YOUTH FUTSAL

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Futsal is a fast-paced version of soccer with a couple of twists. One of the major differences is that Futsal is played indoors. The game is played 5 vs. 5 rather than a traditional 11 vs. 11 soccer match, giving everyone plenty of playing time to make a difference! Futsal also utilizes a special weighted indoor ball to ensure maximum control. Join us for some fun! Don’t worry about teams, we’ll figure that out for you! Registration required

OCT 19 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

YOUTH PICKLEBALL

TERRY REDLIN ELEMENTARY | AGES: 6–9

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 | 10–11 A.M. | FREE

Register   FREE

DOGGIE DIY

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 7+

Homemade dog treats are not only enjoyable, simple, and economical to make, they can be very beneficial to your beloved pet’s health. Unlike store-bought treats, you know exactly what your pet is eating when you make your own treats. Participants will create two different doggie treats as well as a dog-themed craft to take home. Registration required.

NOV 14 | THU | 7–8 P.M.

Register   $8 PER PERSON

Marshmallow Launchers

MARSHMALLOW LAUNCHERS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. |   AGES: 6–12

Come and make your own marshmallow launcher and you will have endless fun knocking down turkeys and thanksgiving feasts! We will start by making and decorating a launcher and finish with using your launcher to make the marshmallows fly! Registration required.

NOV 27 | WED | 6:30–8 P.M.

Register   $10 PER PERSON

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   Swim Pass Needed

 

INDOOR SWIMMING LESSON REGISTRATION

FALL SESSION | SEP 23–OCT 26

Registration is open 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, through 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 17. You also have the opportunity to sign up on the first day of swimming lessons if openings for lessons are still available. Indoor Swimming Lessons are $45 per session. For specifics on levels, schedules, etc., visit www.midcoaquaticcenter.org/swimming-lessons

 

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

 

Flag Football

FLAG FOOTBALL

AGES: 10–14

Are you missing being out on the football field scoring touchdowns with your friends? If so, gather your teammates and come play some flag football! Don’t have a team? No sweat; we will find a team for you to join for this “pickup game” format. All are welcome! Registration required.

SEP 7 | SAT | 1–2:30 P.M. |  HAYWARD PARK
SEP 21 | SAT | 1–2:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON PARK

Register  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 you gave it all on the 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 will be awarded to the champion. Registration required.

OCT 24 | THU | 6–8 P.M.

Register  $5 PER PERSON

 

HALLOWERQ

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 13+

Boos and Ghouls, Halloween is coming! Get into a spooky mood by WERQing to an all Halloween-themed playlist of the hottest pop and hip-hop music. WERQable costumes encouraged, but NOT required. What is WERQ? 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. No dance experience necessary. Registration required.

OCT 26 | SAT | 9–10 A.M.

Register  $5 PER PERSON

 

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. 

Register  FREE

 

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

YOGA IN THE PARK SERIES

Yoga in the parks

TERRACE PARK | AGES: 14+

Come enjoy our beautiful park system and take a deep breath of fresh air with us while gaining flexibility, better posture, and learning stress– relieving moves through yoga! We are excited to partner with local yoga studios to provide an all ages and levels session. Each session hosted by a different instructor. Weekly door prize drawings will be held, must be present to win. Weather permitting. Please bring your own yoga mat. No registration required.

AUG 24 | SAT | 9–10 A.M. | SANFORD WELLNESS

FREE 

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. Registration required.

SEP 3–OCT 3 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 P.M.
SEP 8– NOV 10 | SUN | 4–4:45 P.M.
OCT 8–NOV 7 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 P.M. 
NOV 12–DEC 17 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 P.M. | *NO CLASS NOV 28

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 our 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.

SEP 3–OCT 3 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M.
OCT 8–NOV 7 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M.
NOV 12–DEC 17 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | *NO CLASS NOV 28

Register   $45 PER SERIES

 

HYDRORIDERS AND TABATA

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This class will take place in the shallow end of our Sanford Health 50 Meter Pool. Tuesday’s classes will utilize the Hydroriders. Thursday’s classes will be a fun and fast-paced Tabata workout. 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. This challenging class incorporates high-intensity, nonimpact strength and cardiovascular movements that provide one of the best forms of exercise. Registration required.

SEP 3–OCT 3 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M.
OCT 8–NOV 7 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M.
NOV 12–DEC 17 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M. | *NO CLASS NOV 28

Register   $45 PER SERIES

 

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.

SEP 3–OCT 29 | TUE | 9–10 A.M. |*NO CLASS ON OCT 22

Register   $35 PER SERIES

 

Power 40

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 kickboard, 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.

SEP 9–OCT 9 | MON, WED | 12:15–1 P.M.
OCT 14–NOV 13 | MON, WED | 12:15–1 P.M.

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.

SEP 9–NOV 11 | MON | 5:45–6:30 A.M. 

Register   $45 PER SERIES

BUNCO

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

BUNCO is a parlour 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. Light refreshments and a lot of socialization will be provided. Registration required.

SEP 11 | WED | 6–8 P.M.
OCT 9 | WED | 6–8 P.M.
NOV 13 | WED | 6–8 P.M.
DEC 11 | WED | 6–8 P.M.

Register   FREE

 

Hydroriders

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.

SEP 11–OCT 11 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M.
OCT 16–NOV 15 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. 
NOV 20–DEC 20 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M.

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. 

SEP 12–OCT 10 | TUE, THU | 12:15–1 P.M. | *NO CLASS SEP 24
OCT 15–NOV 12 | TUE, THU | 12:15–1 P.M. | *NO CLASS OCT 29
NOV 14–DEC 17 | TUE, THU | 12:15–1 P.M. | *NO CLASS NOV 26 OR 28

Register   $35 PER SERIES

 

Aqua Mix-up

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 Hydroriders, 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.

SEP 13–NOV 15 | FRI | 6:45–7:15 A.M.

Register   $45 PER SERIES

STAY STRONG: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This 45-minute Warm Water Pool class is designed to assist you in improving your strength and cardiovascular health. This light-to-moderate-intensity class format combines body resistance and water exercise equipment with light-to-moderate-aerobic exercise. During the 45 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.

SEP 16–OCT 16 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M.
OCT 21–NOV 20 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M. 
NOV 25–DEC 30 | MON, WED | 9–9:45 A.M. |*NO CLASS DEC 25

Register   $45 PER SERIES

MOVE IT OR LOSE IT!

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

This fun, low-to-moderate-intensity, 45-minute 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 as you work your body! Registration required.

SEP 17–OCT 17 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M.
OCT 22–NOV 21 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M.
NOV 26–DEC 31 | TUE, THU | 9–9:45 A.M. | *NO CLASS NOV 28

Register   $45 PER SERIES

BEHIND THE SCENES AT MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

Have you ever been to Midco® Aquatic Center and wondered how and why things work? Would you like to know more about pool rules and recreational opportunities available at the aquatic center? This fall, Parks and Recreation is offering a chance to learn about these things as well as take a behind-the-scenes tour. You’ll find out about the chemicals and equipment we use to keep the pools clear and safe. Facility staff will introduce you to the systems that are used to keep the center’s amenities clean and comfortable for all users. We will discuss how staff keeps you safe at the facility as well as aquatic recreation and fitness offerings. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates. Registration required.

SEP 26 | THU | 10–11 A.M.

Register  

WALKING PROGRAM

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy! Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress. No registration required.

FALL 2018 | SEP 23–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M. 
SPRING 2019 | JAN 2–MAY 8 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.

Register   FREE

HEALTHY HABITS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | #250027
AGES: 16+

Come and learn how to help support your immune system during this cold/flu season. There are some really powerful natural options. We will also share our favorite “treat” recipes that are refined sugar and guilt-free! Registration required.

NOV 5 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. 

Register   FREE

 

Terrarium

TERRARIUM BUILDING

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 18+

Back by popular demand, so register early! With long winter days around the corner, what better way to exercise your green thumb than to build a terrarium? Terrariums add green to an indoor space, have been shown to increase indoor air quality, reduce stress, and increase workplace productivity. All supplies will be provided. Registration required.

NOV 12 | TUE | 7–8:30 P.M.

Register   $16 PER PERSON

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR A HEALTHIER AND HAPPIER SELF

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Join us in this class as we explore tried and true remedies for natural hormone balance through the use of essential oils. We will share how essential oils are able to help you get rid of any physical and mental slumps and help you reach a clear mind and well-balanced hormones! Registration required..

NOV 14 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M.

Register   FREE

HOLIDAY SURVIVAL GUIDE

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 16+

Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable time of the year, but often times create additional stress in our lives. This class will demonstrate to participants how to support your emotions, get quality sleep, and help your stomach digest all that extra holiday food peacefully. Registration required.d.

NOV 21 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M.

Register   FREE

 


FALL SENIOR BIKE TRAIL TOUR

Bike trail tour

FALLS PARK, QUEEN BEE MILL | AGES: 55+

This experience is for those who are not able to explore our beautiful bike trail system on their own. Round trip golf cart tours will allow you to experience stunning views of the river, parks, and wildlife. All tours will leave from the Queen Bee Mill at Falls Park. Participants must be able to transfer onto and off the golf carts independently. FREE. Preregister online for these limited-space tours. For more information, please call 978-6930. Registration required..

SEP 10 | TUE | 9 A.M. 
SEP 10 | TUE | 10 A.M. 
SEP 10 | TUE | 11 A.M. 
SEP 10 | TUE | 12 NOON 

Register   FREE

SENIOR CARDS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 55+

Join in the fun Mondays this fall and play games, socialize, and laugh 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–DEC 30 | MON | 1–5 P.M.

Register   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. Don’t forget a treat to share with the group!

SEP 24–DEC 31 | TUE | 1–5 P.M.

Register   FREE

WALKING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 18+

Walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy! Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress. No registration required.

FALL 2018 | SEP 23–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.
SPRING 2019 | JAN 2–MAY 8 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.

FREE

 

LUNCHTIME AT VAN EPS

VAN EPS PARK

Did you know eating outside is a natural mood booster? Join us for the lunch hour and boost your mood!! You can purchase a meal from a Leonardo’s Cafe while sitting back, relaxing, and enjoying entertainment and games. Description of food and price to be added. Weather permitting. No registration required.

AUG 23 | FRI | 11 A.M.–1 P.M.

FREE, FOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

 

SWIMMING GONE TO THE DOGS

Laurel Oak and Terrace Park Aquatic Centers will each host a “dog–a–POOL–ooza.” We invite your dog to a fun-filled evening at the pool. Dogs will be required to bring their owners (no more than two dogs per owner), be current with their shots, and be ready to have a doggone good time! Dog off–leash rules will apply to this event. No swimming by dog owners. Free. No registration required.

TBD | LAUREL OAK FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER
TBD | TERRACE FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER

FREE

FAMILY KARAOKE FUN

KUEHN C.C. | ALL AGES

Enjoy some family time at Kuehn Community Center this fall 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.

OCT 8 | TUE | 5–7 P.M.

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FULL MOON HIKE

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | AGES: 6+

Come out and see Great Bear under the full moon’s glow! Hiking not only provides the physical relief of other exercise choices, but hiking in nature has been shown to be a powerful anxiety and stress reliever for people of all ages. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Participants must be able to hike one mile on uneven terrain. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight. Limited flashlights will be available to borrow. Registration required.

OCT 15 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.

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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.

OCT 18 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C. | A DOG’S WAY HOME
DEC 6 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | SMALL FOOT

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FLOATING PUMPKIN PATCH

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Don’t miss out on the coolest pumpkin patch in town! Jump in and pick your pumpkin! We will have fun carnival games and enter to win our BIG pumpkin. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates. Registration required.

OCT 19 | SAT | 2–3:30 P.M.

Register   $10 PER PARTICIPANT

PUMPKIN CARVING CLASS

ALL AGES

Love carving pumpkins but not the mess? Try on your costume and come carve your very own masterpiece just in time for Halloween! You will have a spooktacular time as you create the best pumpkin that will have all of the other trick-or-treaters talking. Pumpkins will be provided. Registration required.

OCT 22 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KUEHN C.C.
OCT 24 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register   $10 PER PARTICIPANT

DEFRIGHTFUL FAMILY FUN

KUEHN C.C. | ALL AGES

Get an early start on your celebration by dressing up in your favorite costume for an afternoon of family fun. Let your ghouls and goblins participate in family-friendly games, win prizes, enjoy inflatables, and much more. No registration required.

OCT 26 | SAT | 1–3 P.M.

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GLOW HIKE

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | AGES: 6+

Hiking in nature has been shown to be a powerful anxiety and stress reliever for people of all ages. This adventurous night hike is recommended for participants ages 6 and up that are able to hike at least one mile on sometimes uneven terrain. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Glow sticks will be provided, but a flashlight or headlamp is recommended. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Registration required.

OCT 29 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.

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FAMILY NIGHT OUT

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | ALL AGES

What a great way to kick off the weekend! Gather the family and come have fun with our entertainment, carnival games, and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

NOV 22 | FRI | 6:30–8:30 P.M. 

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Wibit Volleyball

WIBIT WATER VOLLEYBALL

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Gather your friends for some spiking and splashing over Thanksgiving break! 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. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

NOV 27–DEC 1 | WED–SUN | ALL DAY

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