New Early Childhood Programming!

How to Tell a Story for ages 4-7

Instructor: Cole Burdick New actors and kids that love stories are welcome to the virtual stage in this introduction to theatre. Explore the art of performance by retelling fairytale classics. Fee is $20 Read more or register now!

Baby Tunes for Ages 0-1

Instructor: Miss Angie's Music

*Outdoor and virtual options are available! * Music is one of the most fun and natural ways to bond a parent and child! Songs, poems, games, and playing of basic percussion instruments are all a part of this 35-minute class. Activities will increase your child's curiosity about music, develop listening skills and sense of beat, and establish a foundation for singing and musical thought. Bouncing songs, rocking songs, and wiggle and peek-a-boo games are featured. Class is designed for child and adult to participate in together. Read more or register now!

Mighty Music Makers Ages 3-5

Instructor: Miss Angie's Music

*Outdoor and virtual options are available! *Celebrate your child’s growing independence through fun music and movement activities. These classes will work on the child’s attention and self-expression and include singing, chanting, moving, focused listening, musical games, exploring musical instruments, creative movement and storytelling. A variety of musical types will be included to widen your child’s exposure and appreciate of different musical types. Class is designed for child to participate with parent. Read More

Miss Angie's Rocking Tots Ages 1-3

Instructor: Miss Angie's Music _ Outdoor and virtual options are available!_ Participate with your toddler in signing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening, and playing percussion instruments. Activities will bridge the natural connection between music and movement, improve listening abilities and increase exposure and appreciate of different types of music. Class is designed for child and adult to participate together. Read more or register now!

NEW! Preschool Playtime in the Park

Each class will begin with exercises to music & musical activities to enhance brain development! Movement activities & games will follow. We will sit on the tennis court (please bring your own chair if you prefer). Please also bring to each class 6 pairs of adult rolled up socks – for throwing & catching. Class is designed for child & adult to participate together. Read more or register now!

Yoga for Youngsters

During this class we will explore yoga by learning basic poses. Stories and games will be included in every class to enhance the experience. Children will learn calming techniques, increase their strength and flexibility in addition to a variety of yoga poses. Join this exciting class! Read more or register now!

The Community Park District has modified our program model to reflect IDPH and CDC safety recommendations in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.