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Preschool Programs

For safety purposes, unless otherwise stated, the following classes are for the registered participants only. We ask you to leave your child in our care during class and to pick them up promptly when class is over. Children need to be three years old and potty trained by the first day of class. If minimum registration has not been met, the class may be cancelled.

Create Recreation
Opportunities for Children

By making donations to the Paradise Recreation & Park District Children’s Program Fund. Please help provide for Ridge youth who would like to participate in recreation classes or sports programs, but may be limited by income restrictions.
For more information call
Sally Higbee, Recreation Supervisor at 872-6393.

RECREATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUTH

Paradise Recreation & Park District together with the Grosso Endowment Fund is offering summer recreation scholarships for area youth who would like to participate in recreation classes or programs, but may be limited by income restrictions. The scholarship program will be beneficial by allowing qualifying families to participate in recreational activities through the District. Interested applicants should call the District office beginning February 14, 2017 8:00am to schedule an appointment. All details of the scholarships will be kept completely confidential. Scholarships will be available until funds are exhausted.

TINY TOTS

This program is designed to provide a varied and exciting experience for children 3-5 years. Activities will enhance socialization, assist in building selfconfidence, and provide some educational experience. Children will participate in crafts, games, circletime, sharing, creative play, and other activities. Each session will have different planned activities. Children must be 3 years old and potty-trained by the first day of class.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

M/W
     9:30am-Noon • 4 wks • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: March 6 - March 29
SESSION II: April 3 - May 3
SESSION III: May 8 - May 31
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $70.00 (Member) $80.00 (Non-Member)

T/TH
     9:30am-Noon • 4 wks • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: March 7 - March 30
SESSION II: April 4 - May 4
SESSION III: May 9 - June 1
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $70.00 (Member) $80.00 (Non-Member)

CAMP POODLE PUP

Sign up your child to join in our summertime preschool camp. These hours will be spent on arts & crafts, sharing, organized indoor & outdoor games, creative play, and more. This creative children’s recreational program will enhance your child’s
physical, social, and emotional well being. Running, jumping and lots of water play for these warm weeks.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

M/W    
9:30am-Noon 6wks 3-5yrs
SESSION I: July 10 - Aug 16
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $105.00 (member) $115.00 (non-member)

T/TH     9:30am-Noon 6wks 3-5yrs
SESSION I: July 11 - Aug 17
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $105.00 (member) $115.00 (non-member)

EXPLORING ART

This program is designed to provide a closer look at using different media in exploring the world of art. Your child will make a variety of projects to take home. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class. Fee includes all art
supplies.
INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

Wed     12:15pm - 1:15pm • 6 wks • 3-5yrs
SESSION: July 12 - August 16
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $38.00 (Member) $43.00 (Non-Member)

Thurs      12:15pm - 1:15pm • 6 wks • 3-5yrs
SESSION: July 13 - August 17
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $38.00 (member) $43.00 (non-member)

FUTURE SCIENTISTS

This science based program will help your child to develop the skills of observation and exploration of the world around us. Preschool aged children have an innate curiosity and are eager to embrace all types of science activities. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

Mon     12:15pm-1:15pm 6 wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: July 10-August 14
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (member) $37.00 (non-member)

Tues     12:15pm-1:15pm 6 wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: July 11-August 15
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $38.00 (member) $43.00 (non-member)

LITTLE HANDS GARDENING

This hands-on gardening class will teach children how to be “green” in their everyday life. Small lessons will introduce your preschooler to leaving a smaller carbon
footprint. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

Mon     
12:15pm-1:15pm 3 wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: May 8 - May 22
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $24.00 (member) $29.00 (non-member)

Tues
     12:15pm-1:15pm 4wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: May 9 - May 30
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (member) $37.00 (non-member)

STAY & PLAY

This class encourages your child to explore the world around them. Your child will participate in hands-on activities giving them the opportunity to share and use their creative side. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf

Wed     12:15pm-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: March 8-March 29
SESSION II: April 5-May 3
SESSION III: May 10 - May 31
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (Member) $37.00 (Non-Member)

Thurs     12:15pm-1:15pm • 3-5yrs
SESSION I: March 9-March 30
SESSION II: April 6-May 4
SESSION III: May 11 - June 1
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (Member) $37.00 (Non-Member)

STORYTIME ART

This program is designed to provide a time of listening and creating. Your child will be involved in a variety of fun and creative crafts which relate to the story read that day. Children are asked to bring a small lunch or snack to class.
INSTRUCTOR: Lori McCoslin

Mon
     12:15pm-1:15pm 4 wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: March 6 - March 27
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (member) $37.00 (non-member)

Tues
     12:15pm-1:15pm 4 wks 3-5yrs
SESSION: March 7 - March 28
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $32.00 (member) $37.00 (non-member)

TOT-SOCCER

In this class children will learn coordination and introductory soccer skills, kicking, passing, and the basic idea of soccer, cooperation and teamwork. Children must be 3 years old and potty-trained by the first day of class.
INSTRUCTORS: Lori McCoslin & Brandy Rice-Scharf
Fri     9:00am-10:00am 6wks 3-5yrs
SESSION I: July 14 - Aug 18
LOCATION: Moore Road Ballpark
FEE: $32.00 (member) $37.00 (non-member)

PRE BALLET

This class is for girls and boys and includes fun music, games and dress up while learning the basics of ballet. Dress code is any color leotard or dance dress, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. All dress code items are available for purchase at Dance Evolution Studio. Please have hair up in a bun and bring a water bottle to
class. The final class of the session will be a demonstration that parents are invited to view.
INSTRUCTOR: Dance Evolution Studio
Tues     3:00-3:45pm Ages 3-6
SESSION I: March 7-March 28
SESSION II: May 9-May 30
SESSION III: June 6-June 27
SESSION IV: July 11-August 1
SESSION V: August 8-August 29
LOCATION: Dance Evolution Studio • 657 Pearson Rd
FEE: $40.00 (member) $45.00 (non-member)

MEMBERSHIP REWARDS PROGRAM

Welcome to PRPD’s Membership Rewards
Program! An Annual Membership costs just $10.00 and qualifies the membership holder to discounts on many PRPD programs such as Preschool Programs,
Youth Programs, Youth & Teen Sports, Swim
Lessons, Swim Passes, Ice Rink Passes, Health & Fitness Classes, and Leisure Classes. Programs not eligible for Membership Rewards include but are not
limited to Facility Rentals, Adult Team Sports, Drop- In Programs, and excursions. Your Membership is available for purchase at the PRPD office and Membership Discounts can be used for online, office, and mail-in registrations.

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