Preschool / Toddler
WATER WEDNESDAY STORYTIME
Take a break from the water! Siouxland Libraries’ Poolside Storytimes will educate and entertain. Head to the west side of the pool deck. No registration required.
JUN 5–JUL 31 | WED | 1:50–2:05 P.M.Active swim pass or pay daily admission
Are you new to T-ball or looking for some extra practice this summer? Come to this introductory class on T-ball, where your little one can learn to play the sport, or practice the skills that they already have! We will be practicing throwing, hitting, and fielding. If your little one has a glove, please bring it, but it’s not required. Kuehn Park session will meet at the softball fields by the skate park, with a rain location of the Kuehn Community Center. The Morningside Park session will meet in the Harvey Dunn parking lot and walk over to the Morningside Park Softball Field, with a rain location of the Morningside Community Center. Registration required.JUN 29 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE PARK
Register $5 PER CHILD
TINY TOT OLYMPICS
MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 2–5
Little Olympians are invited to participate in a wide variety of fun and silly games. The cost includes mock Olympic torches, super stickers after every event, and a yummy treat at the end. Bring the camera to this event as we watch young winners exhibit their athletic ability. Registration required.
JUL 7 | SUN | 1–3 P.M.
Register $10 PER CHILD
LITTLE HOOPER’S BASKETBALL CLINIC
MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AES: 4–5
Do you have a four or five-year-old that loves basketball and can’t wait to play? This clinic will help them with their skills. We will be running lots of drills to help us become experts at passing, dribbling, and shooting. Registration required.
JUL 15–16 | MON–TUE | 10–11 A.M.Register $10 PER CHILD
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 needed will be provided. The Kuehn Park session will meet at the Kuehn Community Center and walk to the grass to the north of the parking lot. Kuehn Community Center will also be used as a rain location. Registration required.
JUL 23 | TUE | 10:15–11 A.M. | OYATE C.C.
JUL 30 | TUE | 6–6:45 P.M. | KUEHN PARK
Enjoy a fun-filled session of learning and playing football, soccer, and T–ball. Your preschooler will work on and improve key motor and teamwork skills while having fun! All supplies and equipment needed will be provided. Both sessions will meet in the Kuehn Community Center and walk to the grass to the north of the parking lot. Kuehn Community Center will also be used as a rain location. Registration required.
JUL 25 | THU | 6–6:45 P.M. | OYATE C.C.
AUG 15 | THU | 10:15–11 A.M. | KUEHN PARK
THE DINO BASH
SPELLERBERG PARK | AGES: 4–5
Bring your dinosaur friends to this Jurassic jamboree. Participants will put on their archaeologist hat to dig for dinosaurs, dance a dinosaur boogie, and play their way through this class. Registration required.
AUG 1 | THU | 10–11 A.M.
AUG 1 | THU | 6–7 P.M.
ARROWHEAD PARK | AGES: 2–5
Children will explore the nature around them as they partake in a storytime hike through Arrowhead Park and complete a nature craft. Your child will further develop their powers of observation and creativity while exploring a natural environment. Registration required.
AUG 3 | SAT | 10:30–11:30 A.M. | ALL ABOUT ANIMALS
AUG 17 | SAT | 10:30–11:30 A.M. | ALL ABOUT PLANTS
Register $5 PER PARTICIPANT
PLAYTIME AT PIONEER
PIONEER PARK | AGES: 2–9
Join us to have a wacky, wet, and wonderful time. We will have games, crafts, and inflatables, so pack a picnic and your swimsuit for a fun-filled day at Pioneer Park. No registration required.
AUG 5 | MON | 10 A.M.–12 NOONFREE
STRIDER BIKE SERIES
SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AGES: 2-5
In partnership with Special Olympics South Dakota for Young Athletes Strider Program, this program gives kids the opportunity to get the feel for riding a bike with the comfort of their feet on the ground. Bikes will be provided. Helmets are required, please bring your own. Registration required.
AUG 6, 13, 20 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.Register FREE
I CAN FISH! PRESCHOOL FISHING
FAMILY PARK | AGES: 4-5
Fishing is a great way for a child to feel connected to nature while exercising essential motor skills. After reading a fish story and creating a craft, participants will learn to fish at Family Park Lake. All equipment will be provided. Parent participation is required. Registration required.
AUG 10 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.
TOT LOT FOR TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS
AGES: 6 AND UNDER
Tot Lot is the cool place for kiddos. Bring your adult and see what together you can do for FUN. Our staff will have weekly themes to encourage free play combined with simple crafts and games to get you moving. Program will be canceled in case of inclement weather. No registration required.
JUN 10–JUL 24 | MON, WED | 9–11 A.M. | LAUREL OAK PARK (SHELTER)
JUN 11–JUL 25 | TUE, THU | 9–11 A.M. | SPELLERBERG PARK (SHELTER)
SPECIAL EVENTS AT TOT LOT
ZOOEXPRESS FOR LITTLE ONES
AGES: 6 AND UNDER
When the Great Plains Zoo’s ZooExpress pulls into the park, an adventure is sure to follow! Everyone will enjoy meeting live animals as they explore the wonders of the animal kingdom during a presentation by knowledgeable Great Plains Zoo staff. No registration required.
JUN 17 | MON | 10 A.M. | LAUREL OAK PARK (SHELTER)
JUN 18 | TUE | 10 A.M. | SPELLERBERG PARK (SHELTER)
AGES: 6 AND UNDER
Let’s celebrate the summer with kids your age. Little ones will enjoy carnival–style games and prizes designed for preschoolers and toddlers. No registration required.
JUL 17 | WED | 10 A.M. | LAUREL OAK PARK (SHELTER)
JUL 18 | THU | 10 A.M. | SPELLERBERG PARK (SHELTER)
STORYTIME IN THE PARK
AGES: 6 AND UNDER
Siouxland Libraries presents story time for tots. No registration required.
JUN 26 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | LAUREL OAK PARK (SHELTER)
JUL 9 | TUE | 10 A.M. | SPELLERBERG PARK (SHELTER)
JUN 3-AUG 9 | MON-FRI | FREE
FOR SUPERVISED PLAYGROUND SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS, VISIT www.siouxfalls.org/supervised-playgrounds