3-6 Years Judo

Judo classes are taught by a certified USJF black belt with over 30 years of teaching experience, including 7 years in adaptive programming for peoples with special needs. Class emphasizes safety and respect for others while being fun as well. Beginner Judokas will learn to fall safely, as well as master the fundamentals of basic Judo (throwing and pinning; there are no kicks and punching) and can eventually earn belt ranks. Just wear long sleeve sweats tops and bottoms. Gis (uniforms) can be purchased from the instructor when the participant decides on a gi.

 This program meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at RARA from 5:15-6:00.

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My Start in Sports

 This is a developmentally appropriate introductory sports program for children under 5 years old. The program prepares children and their parents for organized sports in a fun, non-threatening environment. Sports skills developed in this program are: gross motor skills, throwing, catching, team skills, and more! 

Mondays September 13-October 18 10:00-10:45 1-3 years with parent at Jaycee Field $70/child (registration opens August 1)

Mondays September 13-October 18 5:00-5:45 3-5 years at Jaycee Field $70/child  (registration opens August 1)

Saturdays September 18-October 23 10:00-10:45 1-3 years with parent at Jaycee Field $70/child (registration opens August 1)

Saturdays September 18-October 23 11:00-11:45 3-5 years at Jaycee Field $70/child (registration opens August 1)

Mondays October 25-November 15 10:00-10:45 1-3 years with parent at RARA Fieldhouse $45/child (registration opens August 1)

Mondays October 25-November 15 5:00-5:45 3-5 years at RARA Fieldhouse $45/child (registration opens August 1)

Thursdays October 28-November 18 10:00-10:45 1-3 years with parent at RARA Fieldhouse $45/child (registration opens August 1)

Thursdays October 28-November 18 5:00-5:45 3-5 years at RARA Fieldhouse $45/child (registration opens August 1)

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Watercolor Workshop

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a St. Patrick's Day themed Watercolor Workshop. In this themed class, we'll start by covering basic techniques of watercolor, then move on to color mixing, and finally we'll learn about resist. Parents please stay for the duration of this class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies included

3-6 Years

Thursday, August 12 4:00-5:00 in RARA Messy Room $25/child

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Clay Creations

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a clay workshop. In this class, we will explore color mixing and working on find motor skills while creating with air dry clay. Parents please stay for the duration of this class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies included

Friday, August 13 3-6 Years $25 per child

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Pumpkin Patch Clay Creations

 Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a fun class. In this fall workshop, we'll be making clay pumpkins out of air-dry clay and painting them a pumpkin patch to live in. Parents, please stay for the duration of the class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies are included.

3-6 Years $25 per child

October 12 3:00-4:00

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Fall Leaf Paper Marbling

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a fun class. In this autumn themed class, we'll start by covering basic techniques of paper marbling and discuss color mixing. Parents, please stay for the duration of the class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies are included.

3-6 Years $25 per child

November 17 5:00-6:00 (Registration begins August 1)

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HallowSTEAM Kids Night Out

In this Halloween themed evening session, we'll be building haunted house train rides, creating balloon ghosts, crafting spidery slime to take home, and much more! Join us for this fun night out for kids, which also provides a well-deserved break for parents.

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids solve fun, hands-on "challenges" which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, crosscurricular topics, problem solving, and more. Students work together in small "tribes" to solve our challenges, giving them an opportunity to grow their teamwork and social skills as well. We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

3-6 Years $30 per child

October 22 5:00-6:30 in the RARA Messy Room (registration begins August 1)

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ThankSTEAMING Kids Night Out

In this special Thanksgiving themed evening session, we'll be creating our own edition of floating Mayflower ships, building and navigating corn mazes, creating our special-edition creamy pumpkin slime, and much more! Join us for this fun night out for kids, which also provides a well-deserved break for parents!

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids solve fun, hands-on "challenges" which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, crosscurricular topics, problem solving, and more. Students work together in small "tribes" to solve our challenges, giving them an opportunity to grow their teamwork and social skills as well. We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

3-6 Years $30 per child

November 12 5:00-6:30 in the RARA Messy Room (Registration begins August 1)

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STEAMing Through the Holidays Kids Night Out

In this special winter holiday themed evening session, we'll be racing penguin sleds, creating spinning snowmen, crafting our magical wintry color-changing slime, and much more! Join us for this fun night out for kids, which also provides a well-deserved break for parents!

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids solve fun, hands-on "challenges" which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, crosscurricular topics, problem solving, and more. Students work together in small "tribes" to solve our challenges, giving them an opportunity to grow their teamwork and social skills as well. We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

3-6 years $30 per child

December 3 5:00-6:30 (Registration begins August 1)

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Winter Clay Creations

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a fun class. In this winter workshop, we'll be making clay snowmen out of air-dry clay and painting them with watercolor paints. Parents, please stay for the duration of the class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies are included.

3-6 Years $25 per person

December 1 3:00-4:00 (Registration begins August 1)

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Holiday Watercolor Workshop

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for a fun class. In this holiday-themed class, we'll start by covering basic techniques of watercolor, then move on to color mixing, and finally we'll learn about resist. Parents please stay for the duration of this class as our students will need help working on their fine motor skills. All supplies included

3-6 Years $25 per person

December 13 5:00-6:00 (Registration begins August 1)

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Early Childhood Programs

RARA offers a variety of early childhood programs.  Our programs are coordinated by trained and certified contractors with a variety of backgrounds in youth education, fitness, sports, and special events.  To the right, you can click the tab to view more information about each of our programs.

Contact:  

Lyndsey Ramsay

Recreation Supervisor

947-886-0084    Lyndsey@rararecreation.org


RARA Sponsors

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