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Kids & Community Events

Oct
19
2018
Youth 360

Are you looking for an after-school program that will bring your child from their school to their local recreation center? Youth 360 works with the local school systems to make this happen.

Ages: Grades K-6

Oct
19
2018
Youth 360 Plus

This is an after-school program designed to provide homework assistance, health/nutrition, field trips, holiday camp and skills development classes such as dance, cooking, S.T.E.A.M., keyboard, choir, etiquette, puppetry, and more. Partnerships with Capital Area United Way.

Ages: 5-12

Oct
19
2018
Match Play Volleyball

Come enjoy some match play indoor volleyball with and against other participants.

Oct
19
2018
Swamp Haunted Hikes

Bluebonnet Swamp’s Haunted Hikes are designed especially for younger children as an alternative to teen and adult-centric commercial haunted houses. Spooky Storytime and make-and-take crafts are offered in the Education Building. Trek through the Swamp Graveyard Maze to get to our Crazy Carnival Games and face-painting station.

Oct
19
2018
Trick & Treat

Bring the dog and the entire family to this dog-friendly Trick or Treat event. Local pet organizations will be in attendance distributing valuable information, candy for the kiddos and treats for the dogs. Dress up your dog for the Best Costume Contest as well!

Oct
20
2018
Open House Series for Juniors

Kids come out and learn to play tennis. BREC provides equipment and racquets. Please bring a water bottle and dress to sweat.

Ages: 6-16

Oct
20
2018
Saturday Camp

Every Saturday, community youth participate in a series of planned activities that can enhance their social, academic, cultural arts and critical thinking skills while having lots of fun. This free program, offered in partnership with the YMCA and Abounding Love Ministries, operates from Sept. 15, 2018 to May 24, 2019

Ages: 5-13

Oct
20
2018
Woods Walk Hiking Series

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there? If so, now you can pick the brain of a BREC naturalist while enjoying a hike in one of BREC’s Conservation Areas.

Registration Deadline: 10/19/2018

Ages: 6+

Oct
20
2018
Pee Wee Program: Highland

This program consists of 45-minute classes designed to introduce the game of tennis to younger children. Help your child develop motor skills, hand-eye coordination, overall athleticism, and fundamental tennis strokes.

Ages: 3-5

Oct
22
2018
Tiny Steps

This Mother’s Day Out Program to gets your little one prepared for school. The recreation based curriculum will provide your child with the academic and social tools they'll need for Kindergarten success. It includes organized recreational games, creative art projects, singing and dancing, while socializing with their peers.

Ages: 3-5 (must be potty-trained.)

Oct
22
2018
Kids at Play: Mills Ave

Participants will engage in fun, outdoor, recreational games designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: 6-12

Oct
22
2018
Youth 360

Are you looking for an after-school program that will bring your child from their school to their local recreation center? Youth 360 works with the local school systems to make this happen.

Ages: Grades K-6

Oct
22
2018
Youth 360 Plus

This is an after-school program designed to provide homework assistance, health/nutrition, field trips, holiday camp and skills development classes such as dance, cooking, S.T.E.A.M., keyboard, choir, etiquette, puppetry, and more. Partnerships with Capital Area United Way.

Ages: 5-12

Oct
22
2018
Forest Park Junior Tennis Academy

A continuous, year-round program offering both developmental and high-performance sessions. Academy Director Eric Street

Ages: 5-18

Oct
22
2018
Kids at Play: Blueberry, Cadillac, Saia

Participants will engage in fun, outdoor, recreational games designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: 5-12

Oct
22
2018
Pool Time

BREC provided a rectangular cloth-covered table with raised cushioned edges, for neighborhood pool players.

Ages: 15+

Oct
22
2018
After School Jr. Tennis Program

A four-week program for beginners to introduce and reinforce fundamental tennis techniques.

Ages: 8-16

Oct
22
2018
Tang Soo Do

The Korean martial arts form of the “way of the open hand.”

Ages: 6+

Oct
22
2018
Let’s Go Legos: Longfellow

Come explore everything Lego! There will be a different Lego challenge each week given to the children, whether it is building an actual Lego figurine, or an arts and crafts to engage the children’s creative thinking. All materials are supplied by BREC and not taken home by children.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
22
2018
Rockstar Popstar

It’s time to party like a Rockstar! Staff and children will discover new lyrics and dance moves popular to our world today. All songs chosen will be age appropriate and there will be a concert every Fourth Monday.

Ages: 6-12

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