Youth

BOYS BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

AGES: 6-9

Improve your basketball skills over the summer at our two-day skills clinic. Work on dribbling, passing, and shooting with daily drills. We will end each day with contests. Leave with skills you can continue working on to make you a better player. Registration required.

AUG 17-18 | MON-TUE | 11 A.M.-12 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register   FREE


GIRLS BASKETBALL SKILLS CLINIC

AGES: 6-9

Improve your basketball skills over the summer at our two-day skills clinic. Work on dribbling, passing, and shooting with daily drills. We will end each day with contests. Leave with things you can continue working on to make you a better player next season. Registration required.

AUG 17-18 | MON-TUE | 10 A.M.-11 A.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register   FREE


YOUTH FISHING

EAST COVELL LAKE | AGES: 4-17

Today’s families often have limited opportunities to connect with the natural environment through outdoor experiences. Fishing in your local parks is a perfect way to combat this statistic. We’ll provide the bait, fishing poles, and instruction on a first–come, first–served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult and a five–to–one ratio of children to adults must be observed. Participants ages 16 and above must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

AUG 13 | THUR | 10:30 - NOON

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RC (Remote Control) SOCCER

SHERMAN PARK | AGES: 9-13

Join us for our 4v4-style RC soccer event! Whether you sign up as a team or sign up to join a team, come prepared to control a RC car that will compete with your teammates in a friendly pickup game! All necessary equipment provided. Registration required.

AUG 11 | TUE | 6:00-7:30 PM

Register   FREE


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 6th grade. Registration begins at 4 p.m. With races beginning at 4:30 p.m.

SEP 2 | WED | 4 P.M.
SEP 9 | WED | 4 P.M. 
SEP 16 | WED | 4 P.M. 

FREE

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, children will learn the basics of hockey wearing their own two shoes! Registration required.

SEP 15 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. 

Register   $5 PER CHILD


YOUTH KICKBALL

JEFFERSON PARK SOFTBALL DIAMOND  | AGES: 6-12

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

OCT 3 | SAT | 10–11:30 A.M. | FREE

Register   FREE


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 7 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. 
OCT 14 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KUEHN 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! Parks and Recreation staff will divide participants up into two teams of up to five players. Players use scoops to try to toss a ball through elevated backboards at opposite ends of an enclosed court all while driving indoor scooters!

OCT 8 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

YOUTH FUTSAL

KENNY ANDERSON 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! Do not worry about teams, Parks and Recreation staff will help build the teams.

OCT 17 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD


PUMPKIN CARVING CLASS

FAMILY 

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. 

OCT 20 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.
OCT 29 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

Register   $10 PER PARTICIPANT


DOGGIE DIY

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 6-9

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 12 | THU | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $8 PER PERSON


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! 

NOV 14 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   FREE


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! 

NOV 17 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M.

Register   $10 PER CHILD