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OPEN REC

ALL AGES

Our game rooms are full of board games, toys, and other activities; come socialize and play! A five-to-one ratio of children to adults must be observed.

DEC 1–MAY 13 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON & KUEHN C.C
DEC 2–MAY 14 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. | MARICAR & MORNINGSIDE C.C. 

FREE
  

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. No registration required.

FEB 19 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | SONIC THE HEDGEHOG

FREE

 

PINEWOOD DERBY MINI RACES - NEW

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | ALL AGES

Start your engines and join us as you get the chance to build and race your own Pinewood Derby Car! Put your mechanics and design skills to the test. Your family will race against other competitors on our very own SFPR inclined track and compete for best design, most original, and fastest car. All parts will be provided. Registration required.

FEB 23 | TUE | 6:30–8:30 P.M

Register   $10 PER CAR

 

ST. PATRICK'S DAY CUPCAKE DECORATING

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | ALL AGES

Come join us for our St. Patrick’s Day theme cupcake decorating class! Participants will learn the basics of cupcake decorating and create their own little leprechaun and pot of gold cupcakes along the way. This will sure to be a class to put your sweet tooth and creativity to the test! Make sure to wear something you don’t mind getting a little messy! Registration required.

MAR 16 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. |

Register  $5 PER PERSON

 

WIBIT® EVENTS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

A Wibit® is an inflatable used in the water to create additional fun for all ages! Midco® Aquatic Center will host Wibit® events. 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. No registration required.

MAR 14 | SUN | 12–5 P.M. | ACTION TOWER AND WIGGLE BRIDGE

Active swim pass or daily admission required.

 

 

LUCK OF THE LAP

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | ALL AGES

Test your luck here at the Midco® Aquatic Center! Raffle tickets will be given at 250, 500, 750, 1,000, 3,000, and 5,000 yards. The more you swim, the more chances to win! The $10 covers admission for all 5 days of the event and t-shirt. Registration required. Register by March 2 to guarantee a t-shirt.

MAR 16–20 | TUE–SAT | ALL DAY

Register  $10 PER PARTICIPANT

 

LEARN TO JUGGLE

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 7+ Free

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a great juggler? Well, now you can learn from the best. Join the Sooo Falls Juggle Group on Thursday evenings to learn how to juggle. Juggling is great for the handeye coordination. So, grab your friends, and head to Morningside Community Center on Thursday evenings. Each night, we will be playing a juggling game and learning the basics of juggling. Join us for one evening or both evenings and keep on working on your acquired skills from the week before. Registration required.

MAR 25 | THU | 6–6:45 P.M.
APR 1 | THU | 6–6:45 P.M.

Register  Free

 

FAMILY NIGHT OUT

MARICAR C.C. | ALL AGES Free

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 to attend Family Nite Out. No registration required.

MAR 26 | FRI | 6:30–8:30 P.M.

  FREE

 

BIRDING HIKE

GREAT BEAR | ALL AGES Free

Birds are a piece of nature that are always around us. Through every season, in your backyard, at the lake, or even in the city, birds are all around you. If you have always wanted to learn more about the birds that you see every day, join us on our hike and you can learn how to spot and identify these flying creatures. On our hike, you can take in all that nature has to offer while enjoying the sights and sounds of some of South Dakota’s wildlife. Registration required.

MAR 30 | TUE | 5–6 P.M.

Register  FREE

 

WIBIT® WATER VOLLEYBALL

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | #960005 ALL AGES

Gather your friends for an evening of spiking and splashing! Whether you are looking for friendly competition or 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. No registration required.

APR 2–5 | FRI–MON | ALL DAY
*CLOSED APR 4 EASTER SUNDAY

Active swim pass or daily admission required.

 

UNDERWATER EGG HUNT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

We are egg-cited to announce our first ever Underwater Egg Hunt! Join us for a fun afternoon of collecting eggs in the water and a chance to win some egg-cellent prizes. Once they have completed their “hunt,” the children are welcome to swim. No registration required.

APR 3 | SAT | 2:30–4 P.M.

Active swim pass or daily admission required.

 

WEEKNIGHT OPEN GYM

ALL AGES Free

Drop in basketball play is available in double court gymnasiums. If space allows, volleyball may also be played. No organized team play, or court rentals are allowed during this time. Children under the age of 7 must be supervised by an adult. No registration required.

APR 6–MAY 13 | TUE & THU | 6:30–8 P.M.
KUEHN AND MORNINGSIDE C.C.
APR 7–MAY 12 | MON & WED | 6:30–8 P.M
KENNY ANDERSON, MARICAR, AND OYATE C.C.

  FREE

 

Futsal-Family

FUTSAL—FAMILY

KUEHN C.C. | ALL AGES Free

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. Don’t have a team? No sweat; we will find a team for you to join, for this “pickup game” format. All levels are welcome. Registration required.

APR 12 | MON | 6–7 P.M.

Register  FREE

 

SUNSET FISHING

WEST COVELL LAKE | ALL AGES Free

Whether you already enjoy fishing or would like to learn how to fish, this program is for you! Fishing is a great way to relieve stress while spending time outdoors. Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will provide all of the necessary equipment for you and your family to have an enjoyable evening of fishing. Poles and bait will be available on a first come, first-served basis. Individuals 16 years of age and older must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

APR 13 | TUE | 6-8 P.M.
APR 27 | TUE | 6-8 P.M.
MAY 11 | TUE | 6-8 P.M.

  FREE

 

Cardboard Boat Races

THE GREAT CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 7+ Free

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.

MAY 8 | SAT
1 P.M. | BOAT CHECK-IN TIME
2 P.M. | RACE TIME

Register  FREE

 

Fishathon

NATIONAL KIDS TO THE PARK DAY FISHATHON

WEST COVELL LAKE | ALL AGES Free

What better way to kick off the summer fishing season than with a fishathon! Prizes will be awarded to youth participants under the age of 16 for the largest fish, smallest fish, and the most fish caught! Participants ages 16+ that plan to fish must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

MAY 15 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON

  FREE