Early Childhood Programming!

Parent/Child Messy Me

Instructor: J. Cannizzo

Dress for a mess as we will be playing in sand, water, finger paints and more.  Lots of fun and activities designed for these little beginners! This class is designed for parent and child to participate together.  Age: 2-2.5 years

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Miss Angie Music Classes

Miss Angie’s Rocking Tots

INSTRUCTOR: Miss Angie

Participate with your toddler in singing, 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 appreciation to different types of music. Class is designed for child and adult to participate in together. AGE: 13 months to 36 months

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Mighty Music Makers

INSTRUCTOR: Miss Angie

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 appreciation of different musical types. Class is designed for child and adult to participate in together. AGE: 3-5 years

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Sports

Lil Pint Basketball

INSTRUCTOR: Sports R Us

Slam dunk fun in this pint-sized class. With the use of age-appropriate equipment, participants will start building the fundamentals for simple drills. Participants will learn skills in passing, shooting, dribbling, and rules of the game. Teamwork, participation, and good sportsmanship are all stressed throughout the class. Games will be played at the end of each class. AGE: 4-6 years

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Pre-Tumbling

INSTRUCTOR: M. Dawson

Start out learning the proper way to perform rolls, handstands, and cartwheels. This class is a great introduction to tumbling, and it opens the door to gymnastics possibilities. AGE: 4-6 years

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Parent Tot Tumbling

INSTRUCTOR: M. Dawson

Toddlers can develop body awareness, balance, flexibility, and coordination while having fun doing gymnastics. Parents assist with skills in a safe and caring environment. AGE: 2-3 with parent or caregiver

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Beginner Tumbling

Instructor: M. Dawson

Our next step for those tiny tumblers, this class will focus on proper technique and reinforce movements learned in pre-tumbling. Students will develop functional strength that will aid them as they advance toward gymnastics. AGE: 6-7 years

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Holiday Classes

Valentine's Day with Your American Girl Doll

Instructor: Ultimate Classes & Parties

Come to this unique Valentines class and bring along your American Girl Doll or any other similar sized doll. Enjoy decorating a special two- piece holiday outfit, adorable pink, red and white jewelry. Then take a trip to the beauty shop where we will add colorful clips and ribbons to your doll’s hair just in time for Valentine’s Day. Your favorite doll will look simply adorable! AGE: 3-10 years (3-5 years must be accompanied by an adult)

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Parent/Child: Mother's Day Memories Gift Boutique

Instructor: Glitz Girlz

Dads, come with your child to make gifts for mom!! OR Moms, spend a special evening with your child bonding for the upcoming Mother’s Day and make gifts to remember forever. Staff will lead in making (2) crafts to hand paint, embellish and personalize just for MOM. Each couple will also design a beautiful beaded piece with assorted fun beads complete with Mom charms just for her. If you are taking the class as a surprise gift, we will be provide gift bag supplies and personalize the tags. AGE: 3-10 years

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