Fun Guide

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


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PLAYGROUP

AGES: 2–6

Gather your friends at our “house” to play and don’t get your house messy. Our play groups 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.

FALL 2018
SEP 24–DEC 31 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
SEP 25–DEC 27 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C.
SPRING 2019
JAN 2–MAY 3 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
JAN 3–MAY 2 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | 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 times. In addition to playing and burning some energy, your child will have the opportunity to put together a fun make-and-take craft. Crafts are free while supplies last. No registration required.

DECEMBER—HOLIDAY CRAFT
DEC 11 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
DEC 12 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
JANUARY—WINTER CRAFT
JAN 22 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
JAN 23 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
FEBRUARY—VALENTINE’S DAY CRAFT
FEB 5 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C.
FEB 6 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.

 

Register   FREE


FUN AND FIT DAY

AGES: 2–6

Ride, run, jump, and jam! Join SFPR and participate in fitness-related activities, 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.

FEB 16 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C.

   FREE

PRESCHOOL SPORTS

AGES: 4–5

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 provided.

JAN 7 | MON | 6:30–7:15 P.M. | OYATE C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER HIP-HOP DANCE CLASS

AGES: 3–5

Arrive in your favorite ugly Christmas sweater for a fun hour of dance, games, activities, and more! We will learn a fun hip-hop dance to Meghan Trainor’s “Ugly Christmas Sweater” song, along with Christmas-themed activities and games.

DEC 28 | FRI | 10–11 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
DEC 31 | MON | 10–11 A.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register   $9 PER CHILD

MESSY MONDAYS

KUEHN C.C. | AGES: 2–3

Does your toddler like the ooey, gooey, sticky, and slimy things in life? Each week we will play with sensory-friendly items that will have us digging into goop, flubber, paint, dough, cornmeal, bubbles, and much more! Parent participation is required to fully enjoy all the messy fun to be had. Please wear appropriate clothing. Smocks provided.

JAN 7 | MON | 10:30–11:30 A.M.
JAN 7 | MON | 6–7 P.M.
JAN 14 | MON | 10:30–11:30 A.M.
JAN 14 | MON | 6–7 P.M.
JAN 21 | MON | 10:30–11:30 A.M.
JAN 21 | MON | 6–7 P.M.
JAN 28 | MON | 10:30–11:30 A.M.
JAN 28 | MON | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD/PER CLASS

PARENT AND ME SPORTS

AGES: 2–3

Parent and Me Sports is a program that has been designed to introduce children ages 2–3 years old to a variety of sports, games, and group activities, all with the help of mom or dad. You and your little one will be able to try soccer, T-ball, football, and basketball, all at your own pace!

FEB 7 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C.
FEB 23 | SAT | 10:15–11:15 A.M. | OYATE C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

VALENTINE CANVAS PAINTING

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 2–5

Love is in the air. In this class, your preschoolers will paint on a canvas and create the word “Love.” Your child will love pushing the paintbrush around and mixing the fun colors of pink, red, white, purple, and other fun colors. All supplies provided.

FEB 9 | SAT | 10–11:30 A.M.

Register   $10 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 2018
SEP 18–DEC 20 | TUE, THU | 5:30–10:30 A.M.
SPRING 2019
JAN 3–MAY 30 | TUE, THU | 5:30–10:30 A.M.



PLAYIN’ IT SAFE AT TOT TIME

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

Once a month, we will be adding a little extra to our Tot Time. On the last Thursday of the month, we invite you to join us as we lead organized water games as well as safety topics in and around the water for your little ones. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

JAN 31 | THU | 10–10:30 A.M.
FEB 28 | THU | 10–10:30 A.M.
MAR 28 | THU | 10–10:30 A.M.
APR 25 | THU | 10–10:30 A.M.



TOT TIME VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY

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

You are “o-FISH-ally” invited to our Valentine’s Day Party. Join us in making a Valentine’s Day craft and enjoy listening to one of our favorite fish tales. All supplies provided. We will conclude our party in the pool! Please wear appropriate clothing for craft time and bring your swimsuits. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

FEB 14 | THU | 10–10:45 A.M.

Register   Active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.


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SCHOOL’S OUT DAY CAMP

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 7–12

Participants will enjoy a funfilled day of activities such as games, sports, crafts, stories, music and dance, and social skill development. Program will be held at a 10:1 ratio of staff to participants. Programming runs 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with drop off times beginning at 7:30 am and pick up time concluding at 5:30 pm. Pack a nonperishable sack lunch.

DEC 21 | FRI | 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M.

Register   $25 PER DAY

SPY KIDS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Discover your inner detective. Break codes, uncover fingerprints, find hidden clues, and sharpen your spy skills while helping SFPR discover the missing pieces to solve the mystery.

DEC 18 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER PERSON

SCHOOL’S OUT DAY CAMP

AGES: 7–12

Participants will enjoy a fun-filled day of activities such as games, sports, crafts, stories, music and dance, and social skill development. Program will be held at a 10:1 ratio of staff to participants. Programming runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with drop-off time beginning at 7:30 a.m. and pick-up time concluding at 5:30 p.m. Pack a nonperishable sack lunch.

DEC 21 | FRI | 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C
JAN 11 | FRI | 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M. | OYATE C.C
FEB 15 | FRI | 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C
FEB 19 | TUE | 7:30 A.M.–5:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C

Register   $25 PER PERSON


UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER HIP-HOP DANCE CLASS

AGES: 6–12

Arrive in your favorite ugly Christmas sweater for a fun hour of dance, games, activities, and more! We will learn a fun hip-hop dance to Meghan Trainor’s “Ugly Christmas Sweater” song, along with Christmas-themed activities and games.

DEC 28 | FRI | 11:15 A.M.–12:15 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
DEC 31 | MON | 11:15 A.M.–12:15 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register   $9 PER PERSON


CANVAS AND COCOA

MEMORIAL PARK ICE RINK WARMING HOUSE | AGES: 6–12

Take a break from the cold by joining us as we paint on a canvas and drink some hot cocoa inside the warming house. We will be using tape and paint to make a snowflake pattern on a canvas. All supplies provided.

JAN 12 | SAT | 11 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Register   $15 PER PERSON


PRINCE AND PRINCESS SKATE PARTY

MCKENNAN PARK ICE SKATING RINK | AGES: 2–12

McKennan Park is a magical place in the wintertime! Come skate like your favorite little prince or princess! All activities will take place outside, so please dress for the weather; costumes are encouraged! All children will receive a free crown while supplies last. Skate rentals available. No registration required.

JAN 12 | SAT | 1–3 P.M.

FREE


INTRO TO ICE SKATING

CAMPUS PARK ICE RINK | ALL AGES

Love being outside during the winter? Always wanted to learn how to ice skate, but never had a chance? Come on over and learn how to skate like a pro with the help of the Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club. All ages are welcome; no experience is necessary. Skate rentals available. No registration required.

JAN 17 | THU | 6:30–8 P.M.

FREE

TEEN COSMIC SKATE

SCHEELS ICEPLEX | AGES: 14–19

Come ice skate and socialize with your friends at our teen cosmic skate. This event will be held at the Scheels IcePlex and will be a funfilled night of ice skating, grooving to a DJ, and playing games on the ice. Registration and payment will take place on the night of the event at the Scheels IcePlex. Music provided.

JAN 5 | SAT | 7:30–9:30 P.M.

   $5 FOR ENTRY AND SKATE RENTAL

TEEN COED DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 13–18

Did you know that dodgeball is not just a recreation activity that allows you to have a good time and relive your favorite childhood game? It is also a great way to stay healthy and fit! Get your team together and meet us on the court for an afternoon of no school! Registration required.

JAN 11 | FRI | 1–3 P.M.

Register   FREE

MATBALL MANIA

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | #393887 AGES: 13–18

Are you looking for something to do when you get out of school early? We have got you covered! What is matball, you ask? Great question! Matball is a spinoff of the classic game kickball that involves gym mats instead of bases. Bring your best tennis shoes and we will cover the rest. Relieve some stress and start your President’s Day break off right! Registration required.

FEB 15 | FRI | 1-3 P.M.

FREE

HEALTHY COOKING

Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. If you’re ready to start cooking at home, this 45-minute cooking class, presented by Live Well Sioux Falls with the support from the American Heart Association, will give you the basics you need to make low-cost, heart-heathy meals. Each session will feature a diff erent set of aff ordable and healthy recipes to give you the basic skills and techniques to get started and inspired and have fun! Registration required.

DEC 11 | TUE | 6:30–7:15 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.

Register   FREE

WALKING

MORNINGSIDE C.C.

Walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy! Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress. We will help track your miles each week.

FALL 2018
SEP 24–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.
SPRING 2019
JAN 2–MAY 3 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.

FREE

BUNCO

MORNINGSIDE C.C.

BUNCO is a parlor 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.

DEC 12 | WED | 6–8 P.M.
JAN 9 | WED | 6–8 P.M.
FEB 13 | WED | 6–8 P.M.

Register   FREE

TURBO KICK

MORNINGSIDE C.C | AGES: 16+

Turbo Kick is an aerobic workout that focuses on raising your heart rate and burning calories through boxing moves such as kicks and punches. The class will consist of 45 minutes of cardiovascular workout and 15 minutes of stretching. All levels are welcome. Bring your own towel/mat.

DEC 4–JAN 3| TUE, THU | 6–6:45 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES

*NO CLASS ON DEC 25 OR JAN 1

 

Register   $25 PER PERSON

MINDFUL MEDITATION

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 14+

You will be taken through a series of guided meditations. These meditation sessions will also incorporate techniques such as sound (crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and other instruments), Thai– massage, Reiki, mindfulness, oils, Chakra–balancing, self–compassion, and more. Please bring a towel/mat.

DEC 15 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.
JAN 26 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.
FEB 9 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $8 PER PERSON

VALENTINE AND ST. PATRICK’S DAY REVERSIBLE WREATH

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 18+

This two-for-one wreath made from clothespins, paper, and ribbon will be one to show off to your friends. One side will feature Valentines’ Day and the other will be St. Patrick’s Day. You will be able to leave this wreath up for a couple of months. All supplies provided.

FEB 3 | SUN | 1–4 P.M.

Register   $25 PER PERSON

LADIES’ BOOTCAMP

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 16+

Our Ladies’ Bootcamp offers a variety of workouts that will keep you in tip-top shape! It’s always a fun challenge, whether you are new to exercise or just getting back into it, you can go at your own pace and work your way up. Anyone can be a part of the program and all levels are welcome. Our boot camp workout will consist of cardiovascular conditioning, strength training, and stretching. Please bring your own towel/mat.

FEB 4–27 | MON, WED | 6–6:45 A.M.

Register   $35 PER SERIES

TRIPLE-THREAT TABATAS

OYATE C.C. | AGES: 16+

Don’t let the name scare you. By using the three key ingredients— endurance, strength, and cardio—set to the fun Tabata timed beats, you will not believe what you can do! Please bring your own towel/mat.

FEB 5–28 | TUE, THU | 5:30–6:15 A.M.

Register   $35 PER SERIES

ICE FISHING 101

FAMILY PARK | ALL AGES

Winter is the perfect season to explore your frozen waterways while enjoying the cool calming atmosphere. Come brave the cold with The Outdoor Campus and SFPR to learn the basics of the sport of ice fishing. All equipment provided. All ages are welcome; however, registered children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.

FEB 9 | SAT | 9–10 A.M.

Register   FREE

Midco Aquatic Center: Water Fitness Classes

STAY STRONG: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | WARM WATER POOL

This 60-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 60 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 diff erent for every class in order for your body to receive optimal benefit for your physical health!

NOV 26–DEC 17 | 9–10 A.M. | MON, WED, FRI

Register   $45 PER SERIES

WATER AEROBICS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL | AGES: 18+

Water aerobics is a low-impact exercise. The constant 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.

NOV 19–JAN 21 | MON | 6–6:45 A.M. | *NO CLASS ON DEC. 24
JAN 28–APR 1 | MON | 6–6:45 A.M.

Register   $45 PER SERIES

STAY STRONG: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | WARM WATER POOL | AGES: 18+

This 60-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 60 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!

DEC 19–JAN 21 | MON, WED | 9–10 A.M.
*NO CLASS ON DEC. 24
JAN 28–FEB 27 | MON, WED | 9–10 A.M.

Register   $45 PER SERIES

DEEP WATER AEROBICS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL | 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 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.

DEC 22–FEB 9 | SAT | 7:15–8 A.M.
DEC 27–JAN 31 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 A.M.
*NO CLASS ON JAN. 1
FEB 5–MAR 7 | TUE, THU | 6–6:45 A.M.

Register   $35/$45 PER SERIES

HYDRORIDERS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL | 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.

DEC 19–JAN 18 | WED, FRI | 6–6:45 A.M.
JAN 5–FEB 23 | SAT | 7:15–8 A.M.
JAN 23–FEB 22 | WED, FRI | 6–6:45 A.M.

Register   $35/$45 PER SERIES

CURRENT CHANNEL CIRCUITS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | RECREATIONAL POOL | AGES: 18+

Introducing for the first time, we invite you to join us for a current channel workout designed for water walkers looking for a little change in their workout. Come see if you are up for the challenge. Combining the force of the currents in the channel, we will perform all the best water exercises designed for maximum results in cardio, strength, and endurance. Set to a circuit style, we will travel around the channel from station to station with interval timing.

FEB 6–MAR 7 | WED, THU | 6–6:45 P.M.

Register   $45 PER SERIES

SENIOR CARDS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Join in the fun Mondays 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!

FALL 2018 | SEP 24–DEC 17 | MON | 1-5 P.M.
SPRING 2019 | JAN 7–APR 29 | MON | 1-5 P.M.

FREE


SENIOR PINOCHLE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Come and play cards! Gamer’s choice: four-player or five-player. Any way we play, it is sure to be a good time. Hot coffee will be waiting. Don’t forget a treat to share with the group!

FALL 2018 | SEP 25–DEC 18 | TUE | 1-5 P.M.
SPRING 2019 | JAN 8– APR 30 | TUE | 1-5 P.M.

FREE

WALKING PROGRAM

MORNINGSIDE C.C.

Morningside Community Center’s walking program is a great way to stay healthy and active when those cold winter temperatures draw near. Lap counters are available for checkout so you can log your daily progress!

FALL 2018 | SEP 24–DEC 31 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.
SPRING 2019 | JAN 2–MAY 3 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.

FREE

SHUFFLEBOARD

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 55+

Did you know playing shuffleboard regularly could have health benefits? It can relieve stress, allows participants to socialize with others, and also can be viewed as a form of exercise! Stick around after cards or come in after cards and enjoy some indoor shuffleboard. Courts and equipment provided.

DEC 10–11 | MON–TUE | 5–6:30 P.M.
JAN 14–15 | MON–TUE | 5–6:30 P.M.
FEB 11–12 | MON–TUE | 5–6:30 P.M.

FREE

CHAIR VOLLEYBALL

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 55+

This is more fun than you can possibly stand—while seated. Come enjoy this fun-filled game played with a beach volleyball. Chair volleyball is great for upper body mobility and is designed to promote physical and emotional health. Registration required.

DEC 18 | TUE | 10–11 A.M.
FEB 5 | TUE | 10–11 A.M.

Register   FREE

STAY STRONG: FUNCTIONAL FITNESS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | WARM WATER POOL | AGES: 18+

This 60-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 60 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!

DEC 19–JAN 21 | MON, WED | 9–10 A.M. | $45 PER SERIES
*NO CLASS ON DEC. 24

Register   $45 PER SERIES

WII BOWLING

KUEHN C.C. | AGES: 55+

Do you like bowling, but do your wrist/fingers starting to hurt after you play a full game? Come try our virtual bowling league this December at Kuehn Community Center. Wii Bowling allows you to play multiple games while having a very low impact on your body in comparison to the real thing; meaning you can get tons of practice for when the real bowling matches come find you. We will have multiple 1v1 games, consisting of a single elimination bracket that will decide who is the best Wii bowler in town!

DEC 11, 18 | TUE | 10 A.M.–12 NOON

Register   FREE

BINGO WHITE ELEPHANT NIGHT

MORNINGSIDE C.C.| AGES: 18+

Don’t miss white elephant bingo night at Morningside Community Center! Bring in a white elephant “gag” gift (optional) and hope that you do not win it back! Every BINGO wins a white elephant prize.

JAN 15 | TUE | 6–8 P.M.

FREE

GRANDPARENTS AND ME MAKE AND TAKE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | AGES: 55+

The bond between children and their grandparents is a very special one. There are many benefits to this kind of bond. What better way to build that bond than with Grandparents and Me Make and Take? Together, you will assemble and decorate a craft toolbox to take home. Multiple grandchildren can join their grandparents for this fun afternoon of crafts and goodies.

JAN 27 | SUN | 1–3 P.M.

Register   $10 PER FAMILY

REINDEER GAMES

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

The weather outside may be frightful but our party will be so delightful! You’re invited to the early holiday celebration! Come join us for some fun holiday games and win some prizes all while jamming to some of your favorite carols! Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 22 | SAT | 2:30–4 P.M.

   Participants will need an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

WINTER WONDERLAND

The dazzling lights will be on display nightly, 6 p.m. until 12 midnight from Friday, November 16, 2018, through Sunday, January 6, 2019. Come enjoy the lights and music. Winter Wonderland features nearly one mile of garland, 40 wreaths, 270 decorated trees, 275 decorated light poles, more than 20 miles of lights strings, and multiple animated lighted features.

FLICK AND FLOAT EVENTS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL | ALL AGES

Looking for a fun afternoon? Come join us at the Midco® Aquatic Center for a floating good time watching a movie in the 50 Meter Pool. Whoever thought an afternoon spent watching a favorite movie could be so fun! Inner tubes provided. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

JAN 20 | SUN | 2 P.M. | MOANA
FEB 18 | MON | 2 P.M. | BEAUTY & THE BEAST SING-ALONG

Active swim pass or pay daily admission

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 comfortable while watching a movie in the gymnasium. Don’t forget to bring your favorite movie snacks! All movies begin at 6:30 p.m.

DEC 14 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | TROLLS
JAN 18 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | SING
FEB 22 | FRI | 6:30 P.M. | OYATE C.C. | THE INCREDIBLES 2

FREE

REINDEER GAMES

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER ALL AGES

The reindeer seem to be ahead of schedule this year and will be making a stop to deliver some fun holiday games! Even if the weather outside may be frightful, our party will be so delightful! Come join us for some fun holiday games, take photos with the kids, and win some prizes all while jamming to some of your favorite carols! Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 22 | SAT | 2:30–4 P.M.

Active swim pass or pay daily admission

FROSTY FROLICS FUN RUN/WALK

SPENCER PARK | ALL AGES

Join the fun and competition of this frosty morning run. Races will be 5K and 10K. Runners will follow the path along the Big Sioux River. Turn-around points will be noted along the route. Runners who are registered by December 19 will receive a T-shirt. Don’t forget to wear your Frosty costume; costumes will be judged at 8:45 a.m. Gift cards will be awarded to the costume winners. Runner check-in and day-of registration will be available starting at 8 a.m.

JAN 5 | SAT | 9 A.M.

Register   $5 PER PERSON

FROSTY FROLICS ICE FISHING FRENZY

FAMILY PARK | ALL AGES

In partnership with The Outdoor Campus, this event offers fun-filled outdoor family time. Ice fishing poles will be available on a first-come, first-served basis; you are welcome to bring your own. If needed, we will drill holes for those individuals participating in the activity. All ages welcome. Registration required.

JAN 5 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON

Register   FREE


PASSPORT TO THE ICE RINKS CONTEST

ALL ICE SKATING RINKS | ALL AGES

Outdoor ice skating is a great way to stay fit while enjoying the fresh winter air! Discover all six ice rinks during the 2018–2019 season to have your passport punched. Turn your completed passport into the Midco® Aquatic Center by February 28 to be entered in our winter passport prize drawing. Three winners will be announced after ice rinks close for the season! Passports must have at least three punches to participate. All ages are welcome! Prize is a gift card.

CONTEST RULES:
A. PASSPORTS MUST HAVE AT LEAST THREE PUNCHES TO BE ENTERED IN THE DRAWING.
B. PASSPORTS MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER BY FEBRUARY 28, 2019.
C. THREE WINNERS WILL BE DRAWN AT RANDOM.
D. ALL AGES ARE WELCOME TO PLAY; HOWEVER, ONLY ONE PRIZE PER HOUSEHOLD WILL BE AWARDED, AND ONLY ONE PASSPORT MAY BE TURNED IN PER PARTICIPANT.

FROSTY FROLICS SNOWSHOE STROLL

MARY JO WEGNER ARBORETUM | AGES: 6+

SFPR is collaborating with The Outdoor Campus to offer a snowshoeing activity that will teach you the fundamentals of the sport of snowshoeing and allow you to spend time outdoors in the winter. The number of snowshoes available is limited; please sign up early. Group walks will leave every hour starting at 11 a.m., with the last group departing at 2 p.m. Registration required.

JAN 5 | SAT | 11 A.M., 12 NOON, 1 P.M., 2 P.M.

Register   FREE

TURKEY BOWLING

#325001 AGES 16+

Join us each night to put your sites on being the champ! This winter enjoy some bowling on ice—with a turkey! Participants will compete to see who knocks down the most bowling pins with a frozen turkey. Contest will start promptly at 6 p.m. Enjoy all six ice rinks by competing at a different location each night. At the end of the bowling league, the participant with the highest score overall will receive a champion prize.

JAN 7 | MON | 6 P.M. | MEMORIAL PARK ICE RINK
JAN 9 | WED | 6 P.M. | SHERMAN PARK ICE RINK
JAN 11 | FRI | 6 P.M. | CAMPUS PARK ICE RINK
JAN 14 | MON | 6 P.M. | MCKENNAN PARK ICE RINK
JAN 16 | WED | 6 P.M. | TUTHILL PARK ICE RINK
JAN 18 | FRI | 6 P.M. | FRANK OLSON PARK ICE RINK

Register   $30 PER PERSON

WIBIT® WATER VOLLEYBALL

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL 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 four feet of water. Drop-in play will be held in the shallow end of the 50 Meter Pool. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

JAN 11 | FRI | 12 NOON–8 P.M.
FEB 25 | MON | 6–8 P.M.

Active swim pass or pay daily admission

WIBIT® EVENT

ALL AGES MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | 50 METER POOL | #930003

A Wibit® is an inflatable play feature used in the water to create additional fun for all ages! Midco® Aquatic Center will host Wibit® events in the 50 Meter Pool. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

JAN 13 | SUN | 12 NOON–5 P.M. | ACTION TOWER & WIGGLE BRIDGE
LAP LANES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE WHEN THE ACTION TOWER IS IN USE.

Active swim pass or pay daily admission

MINUTE TO WIN IT FUN NIGHT

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | ALL AGES

Are you good at catching ping-pong balls on your head, or swinging a slinky from your forehead? Everyone will have fun participating and watching. Fun is what this night is all about. Get your family together and come out for some fun and friendly competition. A great time for all!

JAN 24 | THU | 7–8 P.M.

Register   $5 PER FAMILY

SUPERHERO SKATE PARTY

SHERMAN PARK ICE RINK | AGES: 2–12

We are calling all superheroes for a superhero gathering. We invite you to dress up as your favorite superhero character, but don’t forget that it gets a little chilly around this time of the year. Create your own superhero mask while you warm up in the warming house, and meet some of your favorite superheroes. Skate rentals available. No registration required.

JAN 25 | FRI | 6–8 P.M.

FREE

DATE NIGHT SKATE NIGHTS IN FEBRUARY

ALL ICE RINKS | ALL AGES

BOGO skate rentals are the name of the game on Tuesdays during the month of February at all six outdoor public ice rinks. Buy one skate rental and get one of equal or lesser value free of charge for that special someone!

FEB 5, 12, 19, 26 | TUE | 4–8 P.M.

BUY ONE GET ONE SKATE RENTAL