Cabin Fever Need some place for the kiddos to run and play? Want to have a little chit chat time with other adults? Bring your kiddos to a special time set aside just for them in our Gymnasium! Children 5 and under can come run, jump, and play with toys in our gymnasium Monday – Friday during Cabin Fever. Day cares are more than welcome to bring their gang to play too!
Monday – Friday 9:00-11:00am (Non School Days and Summer Break 8:00am-10:00am)
$1.00/adult FREE/children $20.00 Punchcard (22 punches)
Princess Tea Party . We would be delighted to have you as our royal guest at this princess tea party. Dress up like your favorite princess and enjoy some yummy treats and “tea”in our castle. We will use our best manners while hearing princess stories and making jewelry and tiaras. Date: Saturday, April 7 . Time: 10:30- 11:30am Fee: $10 per child Age: 3-6 years Registration Closes: March 29 Location: ERC Community Room Min/Max: 10/20
Fun Fridays Join us for an evening of fun and creativity at the pool! Once a month, let the parents have a date night while you have a blast making some cool art projects, eating pizza, playing games and swimming! Bring a towel, wear your suit, and let the lifeguards entertain you! Fee: $8/day Ages: 6-12 years Min/Max: 4/12
Fridays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 4
Ninja Club Tae Kwon Do Ninja club is a once a week children’s Tae Kwon Do class specializing in the development of eight key skills. The program includes a variety of drills used to teach TKD skills at the same time making the child’s training fun and motivational. The Ninja Club program runs September to May. New students are encouraged to start the first week of the month. Instructor: Ms. Ida Kerbs, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do . Fee: $40 monthly (Try a class for free) Uniform $15 Location: ERC Community Room Little Ninja (3 & 4 yr old): Tuesdays or Thursdays 5:00 -5:30 pm Big Ninja (5 & up): Tuesdays or Thursdays 5:35 – 6:05 pm Start Date: New students are encouraged to start the first week of the month.
Kids Healthy Snacks This fun interactive class will teach little ones some very “basic” recipes while also learning about kitchen etiquette and most importantly kitchen safety! We focus on the joy of cooking and make a few messes along the way. Date: Saturday, February 24 Time: 10:30-11:30am Fee: $10/child Ages: 5 to 9 Min/Max: 5/10 Registration Closes: February 16 Location: ERC kitchen
DIY TIME Okay kiddos, it is DIY time! We are going to let you Do It Yourself! We will have instructors lead you through a decorative craft, a delicious snack and some super fun games that we will find off of Pinterest! What a great way to use your creativity and imagination as you gain a little DIY knowledge! Date: Saturday, March 24 Time:10:30 to 11:30 am Ages: 7 to 10 Fee: $10/child Registration closes: March 16 Min/Max: 10/20
Up, Down and Around You are invited to get INTO the story groove at the Emporia Recreation Center! Stories, music and movement will be tangled with Up, Down and Around! The first 20 minutes will include stories and movement to music, the rest of the time children will explore and move at their own pace! Hop scotch, balance beams, limbo, tunnels, stairs and squares, bean bag toss, ring toss, scooters, and parachute play are all fun activities that gets our kids up and moving while having a great time. This activity is great for multi-age groups but is designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years. Fee: Free Age: 18 months – 5 year olds Date: January 19, February 16, March 16 Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am Location: ERC Gymnasium
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
Letters from Santa The Emporia Recreation Commission has teamed up with the BIG man at the North Pole to collet Wish Lists for Christmas this year. PARENTS stop by or call the ERC starting December 1st and add your kids to the list to receive this special letter from Santa. We will ask you questions about your kids, so be prepared! Kids can also drop off letters to Santa in our special North Pole Mailbox near the front office. Date: December 1-15 Fee: FREE Letters will be mailed on December 19