Introducing... The New Sports and Wellness Center
Parks and Recreation has a new home for your favorite sports and fitness programs at the Sports and Wellness Center, located at 1515 Fairview, inside City Life Community Center.
Join us for youth sports and open gyms, pre-school playtime, adult fitness, pickleball, adult open gym and so much more. Best of all, NO membership is required; it’s just affordable and healthy play for the whole family. For more information, or to register for any program, phone 721-PARK or stop by Currents Aquatics Center in McCormick Park. Ask us about recreation grants for low-income families.
Youth and Pre-School Programs
Jr. Playmakers Basketball for 4th through 6th graders
We don’t keep score but we have a ton of fun in these non-competitive games with an emphasis on fun and fair play. League runs Feb. 17 – Mar. 23, registration deadline is Friday, February 8. Registration fee is $50, or $40 with a resident discount card. Youth recreation grants are available. Registration form for 4-6th grade, Registration form for 2-3rd grade.
10 and Under Tennis
10-and-Under Tennis quickly gets kids into the game by using specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring, all tailored to their age and size. Lessons for kids ages 5 to 10 meet Tuesdays and Thursdays afternoons, February 5 through 28, at the Sports and Wellness Center. The registration fee is $50, or $40 with a resident discount card. The next session meets March 5-28. Details
Super Sprouts Pre-School Sports Skills Skilled instructors lead games and activities to introduce the fundamentals of catching, kicking, throwing, and body control to preschool boys and girls ages 3 to 5. Kids use soft Koosh and Nerf equipment to build their confidence and have lots of fun. Parent participation is encouraged! Meets Tuesday and/or Friday 9:30-10:15am at the Sports & Wellness Center. Sessions are Jan. 7 - Feb. 14, and Feb. 18 - Mar. 28. Sessions are $25, or $20 with a resident discount card. Details
Preschool Play Time Have a ball with your preschooler at our open gym! Kids can play and be creative with our safe, indoor playground equipment and fun activities. Recreation staff will be on hand to promote a safe play environment. No drop-offs please; parent participation is encouraged! Play Time meets Thursdays, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and is for kids ages 3 to 5. Drop-in fee is $5 per child, or save 20 percent with a 10-session punch card for $40.
Youth Open Gym
Kids: grab your pals and get your game on at the Sports & Wellness Center! No pre-registration needed. $3 per youth (17 and under.) Save 20% with a 10-session punch card for $24. Sports and times may vary, check here for the most current schedule
Learn the rules, scoring, and strategy of pickleball and practice with fellow beginners. We supply the nets, paddles, and balls. All ages and abilities welcome! $5 or one punch from your Open Gym card. Don’t miss Pickleball Open Gym, daily except on Fridays.