Week long themed camps are offered in the morning and/or evening during the summer to children ages four to six. Flyer (PDF)
(ages 3-4) Creative activities will introduce the basic elements of dance including rhythm & time, movement qualities & dynamics, space, and use of body. Basic dance vocabulary and concepts will also be introduced at an age appropriate level to prepare students for future participation in any type of structured dance class. Flyer (PDF)
Jr. Pee Wee Soccer
Boys and girls ages 3 can participate in a co-ed soccer program. Participants will play age appropriate soccer games, activities and drills on Saturday mornings in the Fall.
Musikgarten is the leader in early childhood music education – for children and teachers. Musikgarten’s approach to music education is fun for children, parents and teachers. As a result of our sequential pathway to music education, children can become independent, thinking musicians. Movement and music activities are perfect for child development. Music immerses the child in language, evokes movement, stimulates the brain and fosters physical coordination – all in a group setting that builds community. Classes will be offered to children ages newborn - five years old during the fall and winter months.
Pee Wee All Sports
This activity will introduce children ages 3-5 to a variety of today's most popular sports. Basic skills will be taught through use of an assortment of fun activities and games.Sports to be covered include: baseball, basketball, football, soccer hockey, and track & field. Program meets in the fall, winter and spring for 45 minutes on Saturdays. Flyer (PDF)
Pee Wee P.E.
Boys and Girls ages 4-5 years will enjoy exercise and a variety of games, similar to an elementary school program. This 6 week program will meet 45 minutes on weekday mornings. This program meets at the Community Activity Center.
Pee Wee Soccer
Boys and girls ages 4-5 can participate in a co-ed soccer program that meets Tuesday or Thursday for a 45 minute practice. A game is played on Saturday mornings. Teams will consist of 6 players. Saturday games will be played 3 vs. 3 with no goalies. Each team will be assigned a coach who is on staff with Normal Parks and Recreation. This is a great way to introduce participants to the game of soccer and meet new friends. Practices and Games will be held at One Normal Plaza Soccer Fields. Classes are offered Fall & Spring.
(ages 4 1/2 - 5 1/2) – Classes introduce basic ballet vocabulary and movement skills while building a foundation for future progression in the study of ballet. This program is offered from September through April. Flyer (PDF)
This class is offered in the summer to children ages 4-5 years one day a week. Soccer Stars is a 5 week program for boys and girls. Participants will focus on stilling good habits to young soccer players by teaching proper fundamentals. Topics will include striking, passing, dribbling, and much more. Each 45 minute lesson will conclude with small sided scrimmages. Class meets at One Normal Plaza Soccer Fields.
Parent and child classes are offered beginning at 6 months. At age 3, children begin Learn to Swim classes. The station method is utilized to progress students through the seven Red Cross swim levels. Lessons take place indoors in the fall, winter and spring. During the summer months participants can choose indoor or outdoor pools. Flyer (PDF)
This is an opportunity for your little ones, three to five years of age, to get an early start in tumbling. This forty-five minute class is an introduction to the basics of tumbling and will ready them for further tumbling and body movement. Parents are encouraged to attend only the last 15 minutes of the class. Saturday morning classes take place during the fall, winter and summer at the
. There are also classes offered during the summer at various Unit 5 elementary schools.
Wee Ball is for boys and girls ages three through five. Participants will be introduced to the sport of baseball through a variety of fun games and activities. A glove is not required to participate. No games are played at this level. Practice is twice a week for eight weeks during the summer. Flyer (PDF)
The crazy-cool dance-fitness workout for kids set to hip-hop, salsa, reggaeton and more great music! Kids love to crank up the music, shake, wiggle and have a blast with their friends. So why not get fit while they're at it? We incorporate dance, games and interaction among kids. It's about making fitness a natural part of their lives -- not just a class they attend. Developing a healthy lifestyle includes: leadership, respect, team work, pride, confidence, responsibility, as well as developing coordination, balance, discipline, memory and creativity. Classes are designed for children ages 4 – 7 years and takes place at the Flyer (PDF) during fall, winter and summer months.