Kenwood Park

KENWOOD PRE-K 4-5 YEARS Children will be developing a community that will support them as they grow throughout the year. They will learn by reading, talking, writing, listening, experiencing, and participating. The classroom will support the developing literacy of all children. Children will take their interests and work on in depth investigations of their topic. They will learn from drawing and early writing. Register for one, two, or three days; you must specify which days at registration. Pam has a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Early Childhood Education. She has been teaching Pre-K Education for over 10 years. Must be toilet trained. Must have turned 4 years old by 1-12-04. Priority will be given to returning students and siblings. M, W, F Jan 12-Mar 26, 9am-12pm, ages 4-5, $130/1 day $250/2 days $375/3 days.

MUSIC DISCOVERY PROGRAM 18 MONTHS-2 1/2 Elizabeth Erickson has been teaching Music Discovery in SW Mpls for several years. Singing, movement, rhythm, percussion instruments and a variety of musical styles introduced. Caregiver must accompany child to this class. Two children per caregiver, please. No class Feb 10th. Min: 6 Max: 10 T, Jan 13-Mar 9, 10:30-11am, ages 18months-2 1/2 years, $32

MUSIC DISCOVERY PROGRAM 21/2-31/2 Slither down and hop into the pond. Families of instruments are introduced to preschoolers. Singing, movement, and storytelling through music. Beginning reading concepts, rhythm and pitch introduced. Caregiver must attend with child. Two children per caregiver, please. No class Feb 10th. Min: 6 Max: 10. T, Jan 13- Mar 9, 11:15am-12pm,ages 2 1/2 – 3 1/2, $48.

PARENT TOT TIME Come down to the park and let your toddler release some energy. Parent or caregiver must accompany child. This program gives your little one time to socialize with other children. There will be balls, a parachute and other play equipment available. Space is limited. F, Jan 16-Mar 19, 10:30am-12pm, ages 1-5, $10/child.

SNOWFLAKE JAMBOREE Join us for art projects and plenty of stories that focus on winter. Discover snowflakes, icicles, and participate in more frosty fun. F, Jan 16-Feb 6, 11am-12pm, ages 3-5, $8

TUMBLING TOTS – WINTER<./B> Tumble, stretch, move and fun in this class. Parent/Caregiver accompanies child in this class. This class will help build large motor skills, flexibility, socialization, and more. Sa, Jan 17-Mar 6, 9:15-9:45am, ages 2-3, $14.

TUMBLING AND MOVEMENT Tumble, stretch, move and have fun in this fitness class. Children will learn basic tumbling moves. Through tumbling they will build confidence, coordination and patience. Must be toilet trained. Sa, Jan 17-Mar 6, 10-10:30am, ages 3-5, $14.

CHILDREN

CHECKMATE Join the Kenwood Staff for chess. Children will learn to play or be paired with children of their own level if they already know how to play. Th, Jan 15-Mar 4, 3-4pm, ages 6-12, Free.

CLAY DAY Come learn how to work with clay. You will learn how to mold, fire and glaze your projects. Make something for yourself or a gift to give someone else. W, Jan 14-Mar 3, 2:15-3:45pm, ages 6-12, $20

GYM GAMES Join us for gym games. Staff will be leading games, while children get to release some energy. Trench Ball, Scramble, Ships Across the Ocean, Big Base, and Three Step. Session 1: M, Jan 12-Mar 15, 2-3pm, ages 5-7, Free. Session 2: T, Jan 13-Mar 16, 2-3pm, ages 8-11, Free.

FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES Parents get a night out while children get a night of fun. Children will have dinner, play gym games and watch a movie. Sign up for each session separately or for all of them at once. Sign up early, space is limited and space does fill fast! F, Jan 9, 23, Feb 6, 20, Mar 5, 19, 6-9pm, ages 6-12, $6

PAINTING WITH ALICE Be ready to put on a painting smock. We will be using tempera, finger-paint, face paint, and watercolors. Children will create their own masterpieces to bring home. T, Feb 17-Mar 23, 3-4pm, ages 6-12, $15.

PIANO LESSONS Learn to play the piano and develop a love for music. Each child will be signed up for one on one with Angela or Elizabeth. Priority is given to returning students. M, T or F, Jan

12-Mar 12, 2-6:00pm, All Ages, $17/1/2 hour lesson

SNOW SURVIVAL What do deer eat in the winter? Where do fish go when the lakes freeze? We’ll answer these questions and others as we explore the winter survival strategies of creatures great and small. T, Jan 20-Feb 10, 3-4pm, ages 6-12, $8.

SNOWHILL FUN This class will be bundles of fun so bundle up in your warm clothes. Bring your snow pants, mittens and hat. We will be sledding, building snow sculptures and more. We will have hot chocolate to warm up afterwards. F, Jan 16-Mar 19, 3-4pm, ages 6-12, Free.

TUMBLING Tumble, stretch, move and have fun in this class. Children will learn basic tumbling moves. Through tumbling they will build confidence, coordination and patience. Sa, Jan 17-Mar 6, 11:15am-12pm, ages 6-10, $24.

WESAC BASKETBALL FUNDAMENTALS This program is for K and 1st grade girls and boys. Children will learn the basic skills, sportsmanship and rules of basketball. They will have practice sessions one day a week. All Sessions will be at Kenwood Recreation Center. Age verification is required. There will be no practice on school release days. Cost includes a t-shirt and photo package. Registration has started. Session 1: Tuesdays 5-6pm Session 3: Saturdays 1:30-2:30pm. T, Sa, Jan 13-Mar 6, 5-6pm or 1:30-2:30pm, ages K and 1st grade, $30/session.

WESAC BASKETBALL SQUIRTS This program is for 2nd and 3rd grade girls and boys. Children will earn basic skills, sportsmanship and rules of basketball. They will have practices one day a week. Age verification is required. There will be scrimmage games during the second half of the season. There will be no practice on school release days. Cost includes a t-shirt and photo package. Registration has started. Session A: Wednesdays 5-6pm Session C: Saturdays 2:30-3:30pm. W, Sa, Jan14-Mar 6, 5-6pm or 2:30-3:30pm, ages 2nd and 3rd grade, $30/session.

WESAC BASKETBALL Join a WESAC open or girls’ basketball team. We will be having teams for 4th-8th graders. We will practice weekly and play games against other parks throughout the city. Registration has started. Spaces limited. Games run through mid-March. Dates and times vary. $40.

TEENS

WESAC BASKETBALL Join a WESAC open or girl’s basketball team. We will be having teams for 4th-8th graders. We will practice weekly and play games against other parks throughout the city. Registration has started. Spaces limited. Games run through mid-March. Dates and times vary. $18+jersey.

TEEN NIGHT Bring a friend and come hang out at the park. We will play gym games, board games, watch movies, play on the X-box and take field trips. Pre-registration is required. F, Jan 16, 30, Feb 13, 27, Mar 12, 6:30-8:30pm, ages 6th-9th grade, Free.

PIANO LESSONS Learn to play the piano and develop a love for music. Each child will be signed up for one on one with Angela or Elizabeth. Priority is given to returning students. T or F, Jan 13-Mar 12, 2-6:00pm, All Ages, $17/ 1/2 hour lesson

ADULTS/SENIORS

PIANO LESSONS Learn to play the piano and develop a love for music. Each child will be signed up for one on one with Angela or Elizabeth. Priority is given to returning students. T or F, Jan 13-Mar 12, 2-6:00pm, All Ages, $17/ 1/2 hour lesson