Preschool / Toddler

PLAYGROUP PROGRAM

AGES:2-5

Gather your friends at our “house” to play, create, and socialize. Our play groups are open for kids from infant age to prekindergarten age. We will provide the equipment and toys while parents and adults provide the supervision. A 5-to-1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration required.

MAR 1-MAY 14 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
MAR 2-MAY 13 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C.

Register   FREE 

Basketball Skills

MARCH MADNESS BASKETBALL SKILLS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | #492000 | AGES: 4-5

Do you have a little one that enjoys the game of basketball? This is their chance to learn basic fundamentals of the game.  Participants will work on dribbling, passing, ball handling, shooting, and scoring. Parent participation is highly encouraged so that they have someone to continue working on what they have learned at home. Registration required.

MAR 6 | SAT | 10:00-11:00 A.M. 
MAR 8 | MON | 6:00-7:00 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

CRAFT TIME AT PLAYGROUP

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 craft. The same craft will be made each month at Kuehn and Morningside Community Centers. Crafts are free while supplies last.  No registration required.  

MARCH—4-LEAF CLOVER HAND PAINTING
MAR 8 | MON | 10:30 A.M. |MORNINGSIDE C.C.
MAR 9 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. 

APRIL– APRIL SHOWERS CRAFT
APR 12 | MON |10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDEC.C. 
APR 13 | TUE |10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. 

MAY – MAY FLOWER’S CRAFT
MAY 10 | MON | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C.
MAY 11 | TUE | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. 

Check Availability  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 will be provided. Registration required.

FEB 20 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.  | MORNINGSIDE C.C.

Register   $5 PER CHILD


LEGO ENGINEERING

AGES: 4–5

Does your child like to build with LEGO’s? Do they enjoy accomplishing different tasks? We bring both of those things together with our LEGO engineering class. They will accomplish tasks such as building bridges, vehicles, and boats in a fun and learning environment! Registration required.

FEB 27 | SAT | 10:30–11:30 A.M. | OYATE C.C.

Register    $5 PER CHILD


PARENT AND ME SPORTS

AGES: 2–3

Parent and Me Sports is a program that has been designed to introduce children 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 their own pace! Registration required.

FEB 19 | FRI | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | OYATE C.C.
FEB 20 | SAT | 9:30–10:30 A.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C.

Register    $5 PER CHILD

 

Shamrock

LUCK OF THE IRISH

MORNINGSIDE C.C.    

What better way to prepare for St. Patrick’s Day then a morning of fun and games at Morningside Community Center? Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation as your child creates a four leaf clover painting. Children will also be partaking in an obstacle course that includes climbing over some rainbows to find that pot of gold. Registration required.

MAR 13 | SAT | 10:00-11:00 A.M. | AGES 2 and 3
MAR 13 | SAT | 11:15 A.M. 12:15 P.M. | AGES 4 and 5

Register    $5 PER CHILD

 

STORM DANCE CLINIC

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 4-5

Want to learn to dance like the Lightning Girls premier dance team from the Sioux Falls Storm? This is your chance! The Lightning Girls will teach you fun cheerleading and dance moves.  Registration required.

MAR 22 | MON | 6:30-7:30 P.M. 

Register    FREE

 

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

 

STRIDER BIKE SERIES

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | #411004 | AGES: 2-5

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is pleased to partner with Special Olympics South Dakota for Young Athletes Strider Program. This program gives kids ages 2–6 years old 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.

APR 6–APR 20 | TUE | 6:15 P.M.-7:15 P.M.  

Register    FREE

FUN AND FIT DAY

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 2-6

Ride, run, jump, and jam! Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation to 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. No registration required.

APR 10 | SAT | 10 A.M.- 12 P.M.

Register   FREE

 

Jelly beans

JELLY BEAN FUN

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | #412000 | AGES 4-5

It’s National Jelly Bean Day!  Participants will make crafts, bracelets, and a bouquet, all out of the classic sweet treat! Your little one will have a blast creating something they can even eat after this fun filled class is over. If they are a fan of this delicious candy, do not miss out on celebrating National Jelly Bean Day! Registration required.

APR 22 | THU | 6:30-7:30 P.M. 

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

 

MOM AND ME MOTHER’S DAY CRAFTING

MORNINGSIDE C.C.|# 415004 | AGES: 2–5

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend by bringing your little ones out for a morning of crafting together. Families will create age specific crafts for children to build to celebrate their mom including a mother’s day bookmark, handprint key chain, and other fun crafts.  Cherish your time with each other and your creations for years to come.  Registration required.

MAY 8| SAT| 10:00-11:00 A.M. |  AGES 2 and 3
MAY 8 | SAT | 11:15 A.M.-12:15 P.M. | AGES 4 and 5.

Register    $5 PER CHILD

Easter Egg girl

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

 

TOT TIME

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

Tot Time is designed for toddlers and other little tikes, six 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.

SPRING 2021 | JAN 5–MAY 27 | TUE, THU | 5:30–10:30 A.M.

Active Swim Pass or Daily Admission