Youth

WERQ KIDS

AGES: 6–12

WERQ Kids is the fiercely fun dance fitness class based on kidfriendly versions of pop and hip-hop music. The warm-up previews the dance steps in class and the cooldown combines yoga-inspired static stretching and balance poses. No registration required.

NOV 8 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | MARICAR C.C.
NOV 22 | FRI | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | FREE | KUEHN C.C.

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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! Registration required.

NOV 9 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | FREE

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DOGGIE DIY

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 7+

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 14 | THU | 7–8 P.M.

Register   $8 PER PERSON

Marshmallow Launchers

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! Registration required.

NOV 27 | WED | 6:30–8 P.M.

Register   $10 PER PERSON

THE GREAT CARDBOARD BOAT RACE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 7+

Cardboard boats can really float! All boats must be powered by humans ages 7 years or older. Five age divisions. All boats will be judged based on creativity, sea-worthiness, and quickest to sink! Each boat will need up to two participants to commandeer the course. Boats must be constructed using corrugated cardboard and duct tape. No wood, Styrofoam, fiberglass, paint, or plastic. Life jackets for this event will be provided and must be worn by contestants. Swimsuits required. Registration required. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

DEC 28 | SAT | 1 P.M. | BOAT CHECK-IN TIME |
                           2 P.M. | RACE TIME

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CRAFTING WITH NATURE

MARICAR C.C. | AGES: 6–9

This class is perfect for those who love to create! Participants will enjoy socializing and expressing creative ability through crafting. Children will use what nature provides to make fun projects that they will take home. All supplies provided. Registration required.

DEC 8 | SUN | 1:30–2:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

DISCOVER ENGINEERING: BREAKAWAY SIGNS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. | AGES: 6–9

Traffic signs are everywhere! Join Infrastructure Design Group to learn about traffic signs and what they mean to drivers and pedestrians, along with how engineering has played a role in making them safer. Did you know they are designed to breakaway when hit? Enjoy hands on activities to test out the breakaway post as you step into the built world of engineering. Registration required.

DEC 30 | MON | 11:15 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

CANVAS AND COCOA—PENGUIN PAINTING

MEMORIAL ICE RINK WARMING HOUSE | #313003
AGES: 6–12

Join us for a morning of painting on a canvas and drinking some hot cocoa. We will be using a canvas to paint a fantastic penguin snow scene. Pack a sack lunch so when you are done, you can stick around and go ice skating. All supplies provided. Skate rentals will be available starting at 1 p.m. Registration required.

JAN 11 | SAT | 11:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.

Register   $10 PER CHILD

PRINCE AND PRINCESS SKATE PARTY

MCKENNAN ICE RINK | #313004
AGES: 6–12

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 25 | SAT | 1–3 P.M.

Register   FREE

ELEMENTARY SNOWSHOE STROLL

MEMORIAL PARK | #373000
AGES: 6–9

Introduce your child to the lifelong activity of snowshoeing. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how snowshoes work, proper care, and then hit the trail for a morning of fun. Registration required.

FEB 1 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

ELECTRIC CAR RACE-DAYTONA 500

KUEHN C.C. | #313016
AGES: 6–9

Come enjoy our Pre-Daytona 500 celebration by bringing in your electric controlled cars and competing in our full-gym racing courses. We will have a speed race, a ten-lap race, and an obstacle course. Electric cars not provided, must bring your own. Registration required.

FEB 15 | SAT | 10–11 A.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

SPY KIDS

MARICAR C.C. | #333022
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. Registration required.

FEB 18 | TUE | 6–7 P.M.

Register   $5 PER CHILD

 

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