Family Activities

ERC Loyalty Cards: We appreciate you!  One punch for every activity $15 or more (excludes SummerScape, RecXtra, Adult Sports) Enrolled online? Show us your receipt for punch within 2 weeks of paid date. When your card is filled, you receive a $30 credit to be used in one transaction. We will not combine cards or back date. Loyalty cards never expire and you just need one per family.


Up, Down and Around                                               Obstacle course fun for kids!  Help children develop gross motor skills and have fun at the same time.  Hop scotch, balance beams, limbo, tunnels, stairs and squares, bean bag tosses, ring tosses, scooters and parachute play are all fun activities that get our kids up and moving and having fun.  This activity is great for multi-age groups but is designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years old.                                                     Fee:  FREE          Age:  18 months – 5 Years        Date:  Friday November 17                                             Time:  9:45 - 10:30 am                                        Location:  ERC Gymnasium     

Chili Nights    Join us for our annual Chili Nights chili cook-off with a new twist!  We will battle it out with our Staff Chili contest, dive into a kids’ candy scramble that will only take seconds for the kids to enjoy, and roast marshmallows at our famous s’more making fire pit available on the front lawn. New this year, with Halloween right around the corner, is our Pumpkin Decorating Stations! Bring your own pumpkin and we will have stations set up to either carve, paint or decorate your pumpkin!  Tickets can be purchased from the main office and are only $3/person.  Join us for a night the whole family can enjoy!     Date: Sunday October 22         Time: 6:00pm .      Tickets: $3.00 /person                     Candy Scramble is free and is for kids ages 5 and under.                                               Location: ERC Gymnasium and Front Lawn

Kids in the Kitchen:   This fun interactive Parent/Child class will teach little ones some very “basic” recipes while also learning about kitchen etiquette and most importantly kitchen safety!  Watch out mom and dad because a new chef is in town!  Come learn how to make some yummy snacks to share with your family!    Date: Saturday, November 18  Time: 9:00 – 10:30am .     Fee: $10/child           Ages: 5 to 9          Min/Max: 5/10      Registration Closes: Monday, November 13          Location: ERC kitchen

North Pole Adventures:    If you need a quick get away to do some Christmas shopping or wrapping, have your kiddos spend a day at the North Pole ERC style!  They will spend the day with ERC staff making Christmas crafts, playing Christmas games in the gym, a little Christmas fun in the pool and we can even help wrap Christmas presents if needed!  Santa will stop in and make a special appearance just to see the kids.  We will dine on a biscuit and gravy meal that the kids will help prepare.      Date: Saturday, December 9   Time: 9:00 am – 2:00pm .   Fee: $15.00 per child; $10.00 for additional family member Age: 10 and under             Registration Closes: Monday, December 4                      Minimum: 15                     Location: ERC Community Room

Tae Kwon Do  Family Fun! Fitness! Flexibility!   Leap of Faith Martial Arts (affiliated with Ultimate Martial Arts of Newton, KS) invites you to join our Tae Kwon Do program. Learn self defense, poomsae and more from Black Belts Brad, Noah and Madelynne Douglas. Classes focus on the tenets of TKD: courtesy, integrity, self control, perseverance and indomitable spirit.   Tuesdays/Thursdays: 6:15pm (ages 6 and up) Tuesdays/Thursdays:  7:15  P.M.(adults should plan for the later class)              Fees: $40 per month first family member, $25 per month each additional

Home School Swim Days   Spend your P.E. time in the pool!  School-age participants are invited to use the pool for their exercise time while socializing with other home-schooled students.  This class is offered on the 2nd Thursday of every month.  Additional days may be offered with demand.  Fee:  $1/person with teacher                                            2nd Thursday of Month      Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.