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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Start Smart Move and Play

 The Start Smart Move and Play program is a developmentally appropriate introductory fine and gross motor skills program for children 2-3 years old. Developing these motor skills in a safe, fun and age appropriate environment will ensure that the participants gain strength and confidence in their body. It will help them get exercise and physical activity. Finally, developing these skills will help a child’s ability to do more complex skills in future activities, whether it’s playing a sport, doing school projects or drawing/painting.


Parent participation is required. This class will take place in both the RARA Messy Room and Fieldhouse. Meet at the beginning of each class in the RARA Messy Room.

Tuesdays 10:00-10:45

June 28-August 9; No Class July 5 

$70 per child

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Start Smart Sports Development: Football

 Start Smart Football is a developmentally appropriate introductory football program for children 5-7 years old. The program prepares children for organized football in a fun, non-threatening environment.


Start Smart Football prepares children and their parents for organized football without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® is used in teaching throwing, catching, kicking/punting and running/agility.

Ages 5-7 $70 per child

Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 June 29-August 10, no class on July 6

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Start Smart Sports Development: Multi-Sport

The Start Smart Sports Development Program is a developmentally appropriate introductory sports program for children 3-5 years old. The program prepares children and their parents for organized sports in a fun, non-threatening environment. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports® is utilized in the program. Sports skills developed in this program are: throwing, catching, batting and kicking.

Ages 3-5 $75 per child

Thursdays 10:00-10:45 at Jaycee Field June 30-August 11, no class on July 7

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Little V's Soccer Program with Vardar Soccer

Little V's Soccer is an innovative program that introduces children aged 3 to 6 years to the basic skills of soccer. This program uses fundamental soccer activities, games, and stories to develop their skills in the following areas:

Balance, Agility, and Coordination
Technical Motor Skills
Gross Motor Skills
Physical Development
Social Skills
Self Confidence
Communication
Teamwork

#3740 Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 June 21-August 2 NO class July 5

#3741 Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 June 22-August 3 NO class July 6

$99 per resident/$119 per non resident

RARA Fieldhouse

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Pint Sized Picassos

 Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for this perfect class for your young artist. Each week, students will read a different children's book and create a related art project for each. A $30 supply fee is included with the cost of this class. Students must be potty trained or have their parents present.

3-6  years

Wednesdays May 4-June 8 4:00-5:30

$215 per child

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Mothers Day Baby and Me Art Class

 Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for this fun class. With the help of an adult, each child will make both a Mother's Day Tea Towel and a key chain, destined to become a beloved keepsake. $10 supply fee is included with the class fee.

Wednesday, May 11 3:00-4:00

18-24 months with adult

$40 per child

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Hot Pad Tiles for Baby And Me Art Class

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for this fun class. With the help of an adult, each child will create one or more painted hot pad tiles by utilizing their fine motor skills.

18-24 months with adult

Thursday, June 9 3:00-4:00 $35 per child

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Watercolor Wonder Class

Join Paint Creek Center for the Arts for this fun class. In this hands-on workshop, our young artist will learn the basics about primary colors, mixing colors, and resist! All supplies are included.

3-6 years

Thursday, July 21 4:30-5:30

$35

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My Favorite Art Class Camp with Kid Create Studio

 This is the camp your little artist has been waiting for! Painting, drawing, and clay - it's all so much fun! Your artist will have a blast while exploring many techniques, styles, and materials. We'll make silly clay owls and an adorable handprint flower garden; we'll even make a dinosaur that glows-in-the-dark There's no doubt that this WILL be your artist's FAVORITE art camp, so be sure to sign up early for this popular camp.


Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child.

This is the AM camp the week of June 27. If you are interested in having your child participate in both the AM and PM sessions and need childcare in between, please say "yes" to the Lunch and Doodle Option. Lunch and Doodle is a great way for kids to extend their camp experience. Use Lunch and Doodle to create a full-day camp experience when signing up for both the morning and afternoon camps. During Lunch & Doodle, a Kidcreate Studio teacher will oversee lunchtime and provide an additional art activity. Please pack a nut-free lunch and drink for your child participating in Lunch & Doodle.

June 27-July 1 9:00-12:00

3-6 years

$165

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Everyday Heroes Art Camp with Kid Create Studio

 Firefighters are brave and strong. Police officers keep us safe. Teachers are smart and caring. Moms and dads love us so! They're our everyday heroes! These are people and careers that will inspire your little one for years to come. Who better to learn about as we create amazing art? These remarkable heroes will be our inspiration as we get messy with paint, air-dry clay, and Model Magic.


Please pack a nut free snack and drink for your child.

This is the PM camp the week of June 27. If you are interested in having your child participate in both the AM and PM sessions and need childcare in between, please say "yes" to the Lunch and Doodle Option when registering for the AM session. Lunch and Doodle is a great way for kids to extend their camp experience. Use Lunch and Doodle to create a full-day camp experience when signing up for both the morning and afternoon camps. During Lunch & Doodle, a Kidcreate Studio teacher will oversee lunchtime and provide an additional art activity. Please pack a nut-free lunch and drink for your child participating in Lunch & Doodle.

June 27-July 1

1:00-4:00

$165

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Baby Shark with Kidcreate Studio

Artists will use mixed media to create a baby shark swimming with its parent!

This class is taught by Kidcreate Studio. Kidcreate Studio’s award-winning art classes allow kids to explore art in an environment full of giggles and grins. Kids create fridge worthy masterpieces
while learning art concepts and experimenting with different art materials. The curriculum is age-appropriate and designed to inspire. Classes provide a
fun, self-esteem building atmosphere full of “I did it” moments. Making a mess is the best with Kidcreate Studio!

August 8 3:00-4:30 RARA Messy Room

3-6 years

$33 per child

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Xtreme STEAM Retro Camp

Get ready for some groovy time-traveling fun! You and your STEAM Team will build a time machine and take a STEAMtastic journey to a different decade every day. You’ll have a blast rocking around the clock from Fabulous 50’s Day to Far Out 60’s Day to Groovy 70’s Day to Totally 80’s Day to Wizarding 90’s Day! This Retro-riffic camp is one for the history books!

If your child is participating in both the AM and PM camps for this week, childcare is of no additional cost for lunch time. Just be sure to pack your child a lunch!

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids work together in tribes to solve fun, hands-on "challenges" which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, crosscurricular topics, plus important success skills like creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and much more. Each of our summer camps are packed with activities and learning, and include lots of positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting. We look forward to seeing you this summer on Challenge Island!

July 11-July 15 9:00-12:00 in the RARA Messy Room $150 per child

3-6 years

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Road Trip USA STEAM Camp

Rev up your R.V. for a cross country STEAM adventure! You and your tribe will engineer your way from sea to shining sea from the Statue of Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge from the Hawaiian Volcanoes to the Floridian Theme Parks to an open road of exciting pit-stops in between. This imagination-fueled excursion across the USA promises to have campers smiling from coast to coast!

If your child is participating in both the AM and PM camps for this week, childcare is of no additional cost for lunch time. Just be sure to pack your child a lunch!

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids work together in tribes to solve fun, hands-on "challenges" which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, crosscurricular topics, plus important success skills like creativity, critical thinking, problem solving, and much more. Each of our summer camps are packed with activities and learning, and include lots of positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting. We look forward to seeing you this summer on Challenge Island!

July 11-July 15 1:00-4:00 $150 per child in the RARA Messy Room

3-6 years

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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

Interested in becoming a sponsor for RARA? Contact us today and see how you can become a sponsor! Call us today at 947-886-0007