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Youth Recreation Programs

Smock It To Me! (parent-tot)

Come make a crafty mess and let us worry about the clean-up. Children are encouraged to wear smocks or clothes they can get dirty.

2 1/2 - 5 yr olds w/parent
Tuesdays
10:30-11:15 am

$21rs/$26nr Sports & Rec Center

Session 1: Jan 17 - Jan 31
Session 2: Feb 21 - Mar 7
Session 3: Apr 4 - Apr 18

Session 4: May 9 - May 23

Little Princesses Valentine Party

A Valentines celebration in the wonderful world of Princesses! Children dance and sing, listen to stories, and make crafts together. Participants are encouraged to wear a princess attire. Parent or guardian is welcome to stay if they wish.

3-5 yr olds
Friday, February 10th, 1:30-3:00pm
$15rs/$20nr Sports & Rec Center

Little Princesses Bunny Party

Celebrate Spring with bunnies and holiday eggs in the wonderful world of Princesses! Children dance and sing, listen to stories, and make crafts together. Participants are encouraged to wear a princess attire. Parent or guardian is welcome to stay if they wish.

3-5 yr olds
Friday,April 14th, 1:30-3:00pm
$15rs/$20nr Sports & Rec Center

Energetic Explorers (parent-tot)

Large motor skills are developed as we explore under parachutes, climb over obstacles, and more! Fun songs and music keep us jumping, dancing, marching, and tumbling.

2 1/2 - 4 yr olds w/parent
Saturdays
9:00-9:45am

Haish Gym
Session 1: Jan 21 - Mar 18 $56rs/66nr
Session 2: Apr 1 - May 20 $50rs/$60nr

Jr. Lunch Club - Fun Learning and Playtime

Share lunch together, followed by a fun afternoon of learning and play! Each date incorporates a special theme such as "Under
the Sea" or the "Moon & Stars", etc. Activities include music, stories, crafts and creative drama. (Bring along a lunch and lots of
imagination!)

4-6 yr olds
Thursdays 12:30pm - 3:00 pm
$15rs/$20nr per date Sports & Rec Center

Jr. Lunch Club Dates
Jan 19 | Feb 23 | Mar 23 | Apr 20

Birthday Parties at Haish Gym

Why do the work when we can help? Show up and enjoy the party?! Let our party coordinator help you choose a date and set up the perfect party for your child. Prices are based on 8 kids and a 2 hour rental.

Good Time Package: $125 ($10 per extra child)
Includes set up and clean up for a themed room, cupcakes and lemonade, and a small party favor bag.

Super Fun Package $165 ($9 per extra child)
Includes all of the above and a full gym to run and play in.

Ultra Fun Package $185 ($7 per extra child)
Includes everything in the "Super Fun" package plus a staff member on site to host games/activities for an hour of the rental.

To make a reservation, call (815)756-8560.

Pee Wee PE

Early childhood is the ideal time for acquiring fundamental movement skills. During this unique period, children build basic movement abilities that are the foundation for learning more complex movement skills later in life. This program develops large motor skills through fun and engaging age appropriate games that include running, jumping, climbing, skipping, hopping, dancing, throwing, catching and kicking!

3-5 yr olds
Saturdays
10:00-10:45am

Session 1: Jan 21 - Mar 18 $56rs/$66nr
Session 2: Apr 1 - May 20 $50rs/$60nr

Rising Stars & Shooting Stars Cheer Programs

Fun and spirit-filled prep classes teach cheer fundamentals in a supportive and non-competitive environment. Skills taught include facials, arm motions, vocals, jumps, flexibility, strength, tumbling, stunting and poms.

Tuesdays Haish Gym

Rising Stars Cheer: 4-6 yr olds 5:15-6:00pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $59rs/$69nr
Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $50rs/$60nr

Shooting Stars Cheer: 7-10 yr olds 6:00-6:45pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $59rs/$69nr
Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $50rs/$60nr

Tumbling Lessons

Our tumbling classes teach a variety of skills including rolls, cartwheels, backbends, roundoffs, extensions, walk-overs, tucks, gaining momentum and proper stretching techniques for flexibility.

Wednesdays Haish Gym


Session 1: Jan 25 - Mar 22 $59rs/$69nr
Session 2: Apr 5 - May 24 $50rs/$60nr

Tumble Tots: 3-4 yr olds 5:15-6:00pm
Session 1, Session 2
Tumble I: 5-6 yr olds 6:15-7:00pm
Session 1, Session 2
Tumble II: 7-10 yr olds 7:15-8:00pm
Session 1, Session 2

Kids Sign Language

Children learn and become comfortable using basic American Sign Language (ASL) in a fun and engaging setting. The goal of this class is to assist individuals in gaining the signing skills necessary to have simple conversations in sign language.

5-13 yr olds Tuesdays
7:00-7:50pm Sports & Rec Conference Room

Part 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $54rs/$64nr
Part 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $48rs/$58nr

Parent-Child Blended Learning Sign Language

A great opportunity for parents and children to team up and learn sign language skills necessary for social signing interaction.

6 yr olds and up | Sports & Rec
Tuesdays | 6:00-6:50pm

Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 $64rs/$74nr per couple *additional child $15
Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23 $57rs/$67nr per couple *additional child $15

"Take a Bow" Theatre Workshops

Basic techniques of acting and storytelling are taught in a fun and creative setting. Children act out scenes and share imaginative stories together.

4-7 yr olds
Saturdays 10:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
$23rs/$28nr Sports & Rec Center

Workshop Dates:
Jan 28 | Feb 18 | Apr 8

Shining Star Actors:Theatre Workshop

Basic techniques of acting and storytelling are taught in a fun and creative setting.
Children act out scenes and share imaginative stories together.

8-12 yr olds
Saturday, March 11, 10:30am-12:30pm
Sports & Rec Center
$23rs/$28nr

S.A.M.A. Karate Of DeKalb

Learn discipline, focus, self-confidence, coordination, fitness, self defense and more through the study of karate. Classes are
taught by Sensei Shannon Marbutt and his assistants.

Belt tests, uniforms, and other equipment are available at reasonable fees payable to the instructor.

6-15 yr olds
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm $32rs/$42nr

Haish Gym

Session 1: Jan 26 - Mar 16
Session 2: Mar 30 - May 5

Creative Kids Club

Does your child love to write, draw, or paint? Bring some favorite art creations to share and discuss with class along with a sketchbook and colored pencils. Learn new techniques to be even more creative.

7-12 yr olds
Saturday, April 29 | 10:30am - 12:30pm | $23rs/$28nr

Sports & Rec Center

Kids painting at camp

Young Rembrandt's Drawing

Stimulate your child's creative spirit and strengthen educational skills that will benefit them all year long. Workshops combine basic drawing, portraiture and cartooning skills. Students learn to draw whimsical characters; everyday objects and observations; animals and action
scenes; line drawings; and cartoon elements. Students gain confidence in art methods and techniques that awaken the inner artist!

5-9 yr olds | Haish Gym
Mondays | 6:00-7:00pm | $45rs/$50nr

Session 1: Jan 23 - Feb 13
Session 2:
Feb 20 - Mar 13
Session 2:
Apr 3 - Apr 24
Session 2:
May 1 - May 22