Outdoor Recreation

T-BALL

AGES: 4-5

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 is not required. Registration required.

MAR 25 | THU | 6- 7 P.M. | OYATE C.C.
MAY 29 | SAT |10– 11 A.M. | LINWOOD PARK 

Register    $5 PER CHILD

 

BIG WHEELS RACE

MEMORIAL HOCKEY PEN | AGES: 4–5

Join us for some fun Big Wheel Races! Your little ones will get an opportunity to showcase their speed and bike control and go head to head against their peers in this speed and skill based race. Prizes will be given out to those that turn the fastest laps as well as who comes out on top in our head-to-head competition. Bring your own Big Wheel bike or borrow one of ours. Registration required

APR 29 | THU | 6- 7.PM.

Register    $5 PER PARTICIPANT

 

SPRING TIME CELEBRATION

KUEHN COMMUNITY CENTER | AGES: 2–3

Ready for some fun spring activities? We got you covered. Come on in to Kuehn Community Center and get excited about our exciting indoor and outdoor treasure hunt followed by a spring animal themed craft that the children can take home and show their friends and family. Registration required.

MAY 9 | SUN | 1-2 P.M. 

Register    $5 PER CHILD

 

AROMATHERAPY DOUGH

KUEHN C.C. |  AGES: 7–10 Free

Join us for this fun aromatherapy play dough class! Kids will create their own aromatherapy play dough that allows them to get creative while using their sense of touch and smell. By incorporating essential oils, the instructor will create a fun way to bring life to the dough and help kids relax. Each child will be able to take the aromatherapy play dough home to continue engaging in sensory development. Registration required. 

MAR 17 | WED | 3:30–4:30 P.M.

Register   FREE


EARTH DAY EXPLORERS

FAMILY PARK | AGES: 6–121

Get in the spirit of Earth Day by participating in Earth Day Explorers! Studies show that spending time in nature can reduce stress and anxiety and even promote emotional development in children. Participants will participate in an earth day service project, craft, and other outdoor themed activities. Participants must come prepared to spend the day outside with closed toed shoes and a water bottle. Registration required.

APR 18 | SUN | 2–4 P.M. | $10 PER CHILD

Register    $5 PER PARTICIPANT


Geocaching

INTRO TO GEOCACHING HIKE

GREAT BEAR | AGES: 10+

Geocaching is a fun and exciting way to integrate technology into our outdoor pursuits. On this hike, you’ll embark on a scavenger hunt for a cache hidden by other geocachers. You will navigate the hike using a GPS unit. On this hike, you will learn how to operate a GPS unit, and you’ll have the opportunity to use it while hiding a cache to mark its location and to search for a hidden cache. Registration required.

MAY 20 | THU | 5:30–6:30 P.M. 

Register    $5 PER PARTICIPANT


Flag Football

FLAG FOOTBALL

LACEY PARK | AGES: 10–14 Free

As the temperatures warm, come to Lacey Park for an afternoon of exciting football. Don’t have a team? No sweat, we will find a team for you to join, for this “pickup game” format. All are welcome! Registration required.

APR 17 | SAT | 1–2 P.M.

Register   FREE

 

HIKE + YOGA

#470003 | AGES: 18+

Take your yoga practice to the trails! Hike + Yoga is an hour and a half hiking and yoga experience created to help you connect with nature, community, and your inner self. We will carry our items with us as we adventure onto the trails to find a serene place to lay our mats. Come expecting a yoga flow for all levels in the midst of nature to complement our hiking experience. Trail is of moderate difficulty, so sturdy tennis shoes or boots are recommended. THINGS TO BRING: A backpack with water, sunscreen, bug spray, and a towel/mat to practice on. Please plan to arrive 5 minutes early to check in as we will head out on the trails promptly at 9 a.m. Registration required.

APR 3 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. | GREAT BEAR PARK
APR 17 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. |  LEADERS PARK
MAY 1 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. | ARROWHEAD PARK
MAY 15 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. | GREAT BEAR PARK

Register   $15 PER PARTICIPANT


 

POUND FITNESS

LEVITT BAND SHELL | AGES: 14+

Channel your inner rockstar with this cardio jam session inspired by the energizing, infectious, and sweat dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up, and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable, and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities. Get excited! Registration required.

APR 7 | WED | 6–6:45 P.M. 
APR 14 | WED | 6–6:45 P.M.
APR 21 | WED | 6–6:45 P.M.
APR 28 | WED | 6–6:45 P.M.
MAY 5 | WED | 6–6:45 P.M.

Register   $10 PER PARTICIPANT


 

DISC GOLF

SPENCER PARK | AGES: 18+ Free

Our disc golf competition is back for more. This invitation goes out to all disc golf lovers. No matter what age and level, this event is for everyone. Come test your disc golfing skills with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation at Spencer Park’s 9-hole course. Weather dependent. Winning trophy awarded to this year’s disc golf champion. Registration required.

APR 24 | SAT | 11:30 A.M.–1 P.M. 

Register   FREE


 

DEFINE BEAT AT THE LEVITT

LEVITT BAND SHELL | AGES: 16+ Free

Come join us at the Levitt Band Shell this spring for this partnership between Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation and Define Yoga. DEFINE BEAT is a high energy, full body 45-minute workout combining elements of strength, length, and dance cardio for rhythm-driven fun. Learn easy to follow, upbeat choreography combined with mat work and new moves that produces real results to sculpt and detox your body. Challenge your body and mind for sustainable health, memory, and longevity that will keep you moving and grooving right out of the studio. Get ready to sweat, sculpt, and move to the BEAT. Tennis shoes required. No registration required.

APR 24 | SAT | 9:30–10:30 A.M. 
MAY 1 | SAT | 9:30–10:30 A.M. 
MAY 8 | SAT | 9:30–10:30 A.M. 

Register   FREE


 

FOOTVOLLEY

DUNHAM PARK | AGES: 18+ Free

Do you love playing volleyball and you’re passionate about soccer too? Footvolley is a way to enjoy both. This “samba” filled sport was created in Brazil, and mixes multiple aspects from both volleyball and soccer. Footvolley combines field rules that are based on those of beach volleyball while having ball-touch rules used in soccer. Essentially, footvolley is beach volleyball except players are not allowed to use their hands, and a soccer ball replaces the volleyball. Come try out this perfect combination of summer sand volleyball and all the skills of soccer in a pickup game format. Registration required.

MAY 12 | WED | 5:30–6:30 P.M. 

Register   FREE


 

SENIOR OPEN REC

AGES: 55+ Free

Explore, connect, and play in a fun and safe way! Enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing over a game of cards or shuffleboard. No registration required.

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

FREE

WALKING PROGRAM

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 55+ Free

Morningside Community Center’s walking program is a great way to stay healthy and active in a climate-controlled environment. Lap counters are available so you can log your daily progress. Come for some exercise, and socialize along the way! No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 14 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M.  

FREE

SENIOR BIKE TRAIL TOUR

PASLEY PARK | AGES: 55+ Free

This experience is for those who are not able to explore our beautiful bike trail system on their own. Round trip golf cart tours will allow you to experience stunning views of the river, parks, and wildlife. Participants must be able to transfer onto and off of the golf carts independently. FREE. For more information, please call 978-6930. Registration required.

MAY 20 | THU | 9–10 A.M. 
MAY 20 | THU | 10–11 A.M. 
MAY 20 | THU | 11 A.M.–12 NOON 
MAY 20 | THU | 12 NOON–1 P.M.  

Register   FREE


OUTDOOR FUN

CHERRY ROCK PARK | AGES: 55+ Free

Grab a sack lunch and your favorite beverage and join us as you polish up your skills for great summertime games. Activities will include beanbags, washer toss, ladder golf, bocce ball, and ramp shot. Enjoy getting to know some other seniors while engaging in some fun competition. This class is geared for those 55 and over. Registration required.

MAY 23 | SUN | 12 NOON–2 P.M. | FREE

Register   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

 

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

 

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

SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

ADULT

Our 2021 Sand Volleyball Season is set to serve on May 24! Join us at either Riverdale Park or Cherry Rock Park as we have a wide range of offerings sure to fit into anyone’s schedule and skill level. Game times will be played at either 6:15 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. for an eight-week season. Following the regular season, all teams will have the option to compete in a one day season ending tournament. Registration required. Team fee is $75 with registration and payment is due by May 14.

More Information  $75 per team