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ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 12:01AM ON FRIDAY, APRIL 5TH.

IN OFFICE REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 8:00AM ON MONDAY, APRIL 8TH.

**NEW**REFUND POLICY

Your satisfaction is important to us.  Due to program costs, including instructors, supplies, and to help maintain our minimum numbers, we ask for your cooperation when requesting a refund or credit.  Our policy is to provide a full refund or credit, your choice, to anyone who cancels by the deadline.  Anything after the deadline, will not receive a refund/credit unless your spot can be filled.

HATS OFF
Let’s explore all the people who live and work in our community from a mailman to a hairdresser.  Activities will be based on the community helper that week.  We will also take a field trip to visit community helpers at their jobs. Stories, art, and motor movement will be a part of this class. 
Entry Deadline: April 10
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Wednesday’s - April 17 – May 8
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
BEDTIME BUDDY
Come on kid’s stuff an animal and decorate a t-shirt.  We’ll play games, sing songs, and read stories with our new friends.  A light snack will be provided.  Your child will go home with a new bedtime friend and memories to last a lifetime.
Entry Deadline: April 17
Entry Fee: $3.00
Held on: Monday, April 22
Time: 10:00 – 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 5 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15
 
WEE WIGGLERS
Wee Wigglers is a fun way to develop gross motor skills and social interaction in young boys and girls.  In this fun-filled class, children will utilize parachutes, foam balls, bean bags, scooters and more at the HRC gym in fun and exciting ways.
Entry Deadline: April 17
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Tues.’s - April 23 - May 14
Times/Ages: 10:30 - 11:15am
Ages: 3 - 5
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
WIGGLES AND GIGGLES
Get your child registered for this program and watch your child wiggle and giggle the time away.  This will be a supervised play-time for your child to run around and have fun playing with balls, balloons, dancing and just have fun playing with other kids.
Entry Deadline: April 17
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Tuesday’s – April 23 - May 14
Times: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 3 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM! 
This favorite children’s book will come alive in this class! Your child will learn about letters and make their own Chicka Chicka Boom Boom tree. They will also use fine motor skills by making alphabet letters out of play dough. This is a fun class that your child won’t want to miss!
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Tuesday, May 7
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
Instructor: Amy Shaffer
 
PLAY, CLAY, FUN
Make your own play dough! Shape and create something new in class.  We will form, dry, and paint a masterpiece of your very own to bring home.  
Entry Deadline: May 1
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Thursday, May 9
Times: Session 1: 10:00 – 10:45 am
Session 2: 5:30 – 6:15pm
Ages: Session 1: 3 - 5 w/adult
Session 2: 3 - 10 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitation: Min. 6   Max. 15
KIDS ROCK
This is a 45-minute class that runs through different games in order to help burn off extra energy and increase balance, endurance, and even strength. Your child will do creative movements with music as they get some extra movement into their arms and legs.  We will learn body awareness, motor skill, and control of direction speed and energy. Let the fun begin
Entry Deadline: May 8
Entry Fee: $8.00
Held on: Thursday’s – May 16 - 30
Times/Ages: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 3 - 5
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15
 
EXPLORING THE WORLD OF ART
We know that it’s important to encourage creativity and a sense of exploration in kids. Learning colors, basic color mixing, shape, and patterns. Using different materials will be a part of this class.  
Entry Deadline: May 22
Entry Fee: $4.00
Held on: Tuesday, May 28
Times: Session 1: 9:30 – 10:15am
Session 2: 5:30 - 6:15pm
Ages: Session 1: 2 - 5 w/an adult
Session 2: 2 - 10 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15
 
TROPICAL ISLAND LUAU
We will learn about tropical islands using a hands-on approach that will incorporate music, movement, math, science, cooking, and art activities.  Let’s go on a luau!
Entry Deadline: May 29
Entry Fee: $6.00
Held on: Thursday’s - June 6-27
Times: 9:30-10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
 
 
BOOGIE BABIES 
Join us for a hoppin’, boppin’ dance class. During this class, your child will learn jazz dance moves and tricks. Students will participate in across the floor activities, and learn a jazz dance routine to perform for their family to enjoy. Dress apparel: Recommend bringing jazz dance shoes or socks; wear tight dance clothing
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 29
Session 2: June 26
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Session 1: Monday’s - June – 3 - 24
Session 2: Monday’s - July 1 - 22
Times: 10:15 – 10:45am
Ages: 3 & older
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10
Instructor: Wendy Zimmerman
 
FATHERS DAY KEEPSAKE
Bring in your little one to create a Father’s day keepsake for that special daddy or grandpa.  We will use their sweet little handprints or footprints along with a poem to give that special person on Father’s day!
Entry Deadline: May 29
Entry Fee: $7.00 per footprint poem
Held on: Friday, June 7
Time: 11:00 – 11:30am (come/go)
Ages: 0 - 36 months w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 25
Instructor: Jennifer Younger
 
TINY TOT TU-TUS
This class is designed to introduce your child to ballet technique and ballet positions. Students will participate in across the floor activities and learn a ballet dance routine to perform for their family to enjoy. Dress apparel: Recommend bringing ballet dance shoes or socks; wear tight dance clothing; optional to wear ballet skirts or tutus if they are in the ballet spirit!
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 29
Session 2: June 26
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Session 1: Ballet Basics
Monday’s - June 3 - 24
Session 2: Learn a Ballet Routine
Monday’s - July 1 - 22
Times: 10:45 – 11:15am
Ages: 3 & older
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10
Instructor: Wendy Zimmerman
ALL ABOUT WEATHER
This class will help your child learn about different kinds of weather.  We will be making a rain cloud windsock, match cloud shapes, and make clouds with shaving cream.  Your child will also go home with a book that they can read and color about the weather. 
Entry Deadline: June 5
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Tuesday, June 11
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
Instructor: Amy Shaffer
 
DADS DAY
Don’t miss this favorite class! Surprise Dad with something specially made for him just in time for Father’s Day.  Gifts and special treats will be wrapped up special for Father’s Day topped off with a handmade card. 
Entry Deadline: June 5
Entry Fee: $7.00
Held on: Wednesday, June 12
Times: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 10
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 20
 
ABC 123
Kids love to pretend to read, write and draw pictures.  Through this class, we will read a story, chart their thoughts, and let them scribble out their own thoughts onto paper.  They will also experiment with math and sciences activities.
Entry Deadline: June 12
Entry Fee: $6.00
Held on: Wednesday’s - June 19 – July 3
Times: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 3 – 5 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
MESSY HANDS (OUTSIDE)
Put your swimming suit on and enjoy the messy hands-on activities outside. Jump into a pool of shaving cream and a bucket of slime or just paint the sidewalk with beautiful colors.  After you’re done playing wash off with the garden hose or run through the sprinkler.  This will be a picture taking day so don’t forget your camera.
Entry Deadline: June 12
Entry Fee: $3.00
Held on: Monday, June 17
Time: 10:00 – 10:45am
Ages: 3 - 5 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 20
 
FREAKY FRIDAYS
Moms or dads, it’s time to drop off your children and spend some time to yourself or with friends.  Children will enjoy the morning doing arts and crafts, playing games, having snacks, and developing social interaction skills with other children.  We request that children be able to use the restroom by themselves. Each month will have a special theme. 
Entry Deadline: Session 1: May 29
Session 2: July 17
Session 3: August 7
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Session 1: Friday, May 31
Session 2: Friday, July 19
Session 3: Friday, August 9
Times: 9:00 – 11:00am
Ages:  3 - 5
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
NATIONAL YOGA DAY
You are invited to come and celebrate OM International Yoga Day. The event will be filled with yoga poses, yoga games and a lot of fun.  This is a great time for your kids and yourself to experience yoga in a fun way.  Namaste
Entry Deadline: June 19
Entry Fee: FREE
Held on: Friday, June 21
Times: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 2 – 12 w/an adult
Location: Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 50
 
IN THE MEADOW 
Let’s explore all things that live in the meadow with stories, songs, art, and games.  Build a snack before you leave to enjoy at home.
Entry Deadline: July 3
Entry Fee: $6.00
Held on: Thursday’s – July 11 – 25
Times: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 2 – 3 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
GOING TO THE FAIR
Let’s join the fun and create two art projects to be displayed at the fair for all your friends and family to see. Projects will be taken out to the Ellis County Fair to be judged and brought back to the office for pick up. So let’s rope up some fun!
Entry Deadline: July 3
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Wednesday, July 10
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 3 - 5
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 20
 
STORYTIME YOGA
Stories and yoga with a craft project will be this summertime adventure. Children’s imagination will come alive as we act out the stories with our yoga poses.  Yoga games will be included as well.  Everyone will receive a t-shirt. Parents are encouraged to participate.
Entry Deadline: July 3
Entry Fee: $10.00
Held on: Tuesday’s - July 9 – 30
Time: 9:30 - 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 6
Location: Fitness Center Studio 1
Limitations: Min. 5   Max 12
 
FROGS AND TOADS
Slimy skin or Bumpy skin?  During this class, your child will learn the differences between frogs and toads. They will use their gross motor skills by hopping like a toad and having frog races.  They will also use their fine motor skills by making their own frogs jump. Your child will also be making a fun craft to take home with them.  If we are lucky, we may even have a visit from a live frog or toad!
Entry Deadline: July 10
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Wednesday, July 17
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
Instructor: Amy Shaffer
 
DIRTY DINOSAUR
How did the dino get so dirty?  Join us for a story about how this dino loves to play in the mud.  After the story, we will enjoy mud as much as the dino did by playing in the mud.  Be prepared to get as muddy as the dinosaur did.
Entry Deadline: July 17
Entry Fee: $2.00
Held on: Monday, July 22
Times: 10:00 - 10:45am
Ages: 2 - 5
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15
 
FAMILY UNDER ACHIEVER RACE POP & PIZZA
Calling all families to join us for our family underachiever race.  We will have the course set up with obstacles in between and stations to stop at to down a cup of pop and a pizza bite before moving on to the next station.  The fun begins and ends at the finish line. Come on foot or put the kids in the strollers and let the weekend fun begin. 
Entry Deadline: July 17
Entry Fee: $10.00 - Includes shirt/drink/pizza
Held on: Saturday, July 20
Time: 9:00am
Ages: 0 - 99
Location: Bickle-Schmidt Sports Complex
 
LITTLE TYKE GYM TIME
Does your little one need time just to run and play inside with balls, bikes and other equipment? Your child will explore and develop motor skills through these activities while building social skills with other kids their age.
Entry Deadline: July 24
Entry Fee: $8.00
Held on: Thursday’s – August 1 - 22
Times: 10:00 – 11:00am
Ages: 2 – 5 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 25
 
MYSTERY CLASS
Doesn’t your child love surprises?  You won’t know what fun you’ll end up having in this mystery class.  Will we be playing with scooters? Making crafts? Singing songs? Who knows! Be brave and come explore your options in this exciting new class!
Entry Deadline: July 31
Entry Fee: $6.00
Held on: Wednesday’s - August 7 - 21
Times: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
 
DINOSAURS
Who doesn’t like dinosaurs?  In this class, we will be using cubes to measure dinosaurs.  We will be making our own dinosaur fossils, a dinosaur mask, and using our bodies to move like dinosaurs.  We will also be breaking open a dinosaur egg to see what could be inside.  Don’t miss this fun class!
Entry Deadline: July 31
Entry Fee: $5.00
Held on: Tuesday, August 6
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/an adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 12
Instructor: Amy Shaffer
 
COOKOUT LOOKOUT
Does anyone like cooking? Read a story and let’s make something delicious to go with it.  Reading and cooking lookout for some fun. 
Entry Deadline: August 7
Entry Fee: $6.00
Held on: Tuesday’s - August 13 - 20
Times: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 2 - 4 w/adult
Location: Leisure Center
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 10
 
PLAYGROUND PALOOZA
Meet in the park, and play some games. Does that sound like a perfect morning to you? Join us for a mid-morning in the park as we will supply materials for a variety of games to create some fun.
Entry Deadline: August 7
Entry Fee: $3.00
Held on: Monday, August 12
Time: 9:30 – 10:15am
Ages: 3 - 10 w/an adult
Location: Frontier Park East – 183 By-Pass
East of Main
Limitations: Min. 5   Max. 15
 
PARKING LOT PICASSOS
Come one come all to the first drawing on the sidewalks. Gather your family for a chalk drawing contest.  We will supply the chalk you supply the imagination.  After your masterpiece is complete we will judge and give out prizes.  Stay and enjoy hot dogs or hamburger, chips, cookie, and drink. Bring the whole family and let’s design the HRC sidewalks.
Entry Deadline: September 11
Entry Fee: FREE
Held on: Saturday, September 14
Time: 10:00 - 11:30am
Ages: Families of all ages
Location: TBA
Limitations: Min. 10 families   Max. 50 Families
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