2024 Spring Activity Guide

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SPRING 2024

ACTIVITIES GUIDE MARCH–MAY

Explore! Connect! Play!


ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM recreation.siouxfalls.gov Check out our enhanced registration site that promises a better experience for those we value most, YOU! Register recreation.siouxfalls.gov is our one-stop-shop for browsing and registering for our programs, events, and so much more!

Ready to register for some FUN? • •

EXPLORE for a desired activity through the search feature or category buttons already created. CONNECT—Click the "+" sign or plus sign to add an activity to your shopping cart. Continue shopping and when ready, view your cart and proceed to our seamless check out process. • PLAY—After completing your registration, check your email for your confirmation receipt and get ready for some fun! Worry less about planning ahead as most activities now allow registration up to 24 hours before the event begins. Find a fun event, but registration is full? Join the event’s wait list and we will contact you should a spot become available. All wait lists are no charge, meaning pressure free!

MAKE RESERVATIONS & REGISTER FOR CLASSES AND ACTIVITIES:

recreation.siouxfalls.gov

Photos taken at classes and during programs may be used by Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation for promotional purposes. We strive to produce the most accurate, up-to-date Activities Guide possible. However, some program information may have changed since this guide was posted. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations office at 605-367-8745 or human.relations@siouxfalls.gov at least five business days in advance of event.

get fit

FOR SUMMER

Rotary Park Fitness Equipment 2408 E. 26th St.

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ACTIVITIES GUIDE

CONTENTS MISSION, VISION, VALUES, AND LOCATIONS.................................. 4 TODDLER/PRESCHOOL............................................................................. 5–6 YOUTH................................................................................................................... 8–9 TWEEN/TEEN.........................................................................................................11 ADULT................................................................................................................. 12–13 SENIOR...............................................................................................................14–15 ALL AGES........................................................................................................ 16–20 LEAGUES/TOURNAMENTS..........................................................................21 AQUATICS ..................................................................................................... 23–30 PARK SYSTEM.............................................................................................32–35

Order Market Fresh sandwiches, soup specials, grab 'n go muffins, fresh fruit, yogurt daily. Choose from four morning coffees. Weekends feature Papa John’s pizza, nachos, and hot pretzels with Queso Blanco.

NEW HOURS

NEW MANAGEMENT

SPRING 2024

NEW MENU

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PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE 231 NORTH DAKOTA AVENUE | 605-367-8222 SIOUXFALLS.GOV/PARKS Hours

Monday–Friday

8 A.M.–5 P.M.

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

MISSION | VISION | VALUES Mission: To enhance the quality of life by providing safe and enjoyable experiences through people, programs, places, and partnerships. Vision: To provide a comprehensive mix of highquality parks and recreation programs, facilities, and services that contribute to a quality of life that is unparalleled in the region. Core Values: Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation is committed to this set of Core Values. These are our highest priorities, deeply held beliefs, and core fundamental driving forces. Adopting these values guides us in sustaining a thriving parks and recreation system for our community. • • • • •

Engagement — We promote a culture of interactive participation and authentic, respectful communication. Collaboration — We believe in cultivating partnerships to maximize the quality of the parks and recreation system. Resilience — We accomplish our goals by developing a resilient, committed workforce that can adapt and thrive. Continuous Improvement — We focus on innovation to continuously improve our programs, facilities and services. Excellence — We are passionate about the delivery of exceptional experiences in every aspect of our work to fulfill our mission and vision.

1601 SOUTH WESTERN AVENUE | 605-367-7665 SIOUXFALLS.GOV/MIDCO-AQUATIC-CENTER Hours

Monday–Friday

5:30 A.M.–8 P.M.

Saturday

7 A.M.–6 P.M.

Sunday

12 NOON–5 P.M.

Daily Admission Rates

Under 2

FREE

Ages 2–17

$5

Ages 18–54

$6

Ages 55+

$5

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT HOSTING A WEDDING ON CITY PROPERTY, VISIT:

siouxfalls.gov/weddings

CAPRA accreditation is a distinguished mark of excellence for park and recreation agencies and is a measure of an agency’s overall quality of operation, management, and service to the community. The National Recreation and Park Association research team estimates that there are approximately 14,000 parks and recreation agencies nationwide, of which 1 percent have earned national accreditation. Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is proud to be one of these elite agencies since 2010.

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TODDLER/PRESCHOOL

TODDLER/PRESCHOOL Ages 2–5

TUTHILL HOUSE AND GARDENS AGES: 2–3 Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation at the Tuthill House and Gardens! Your child will enjoy creating a four-leaf clover canvas and conquering an obstacle course—climbing rainbows, jumping shamrocks, and racing for a pot of gold. We'll break for themed snacks, then finish by crafting a crown to wear all day. Registration required.

MAR 16 | SAT | 9–11 A.M.| $10 PER PARTICIPANT

INTRODUCTION TO T-BALL

DUNHAM PARK FIELD #11 AGES: 4–5 Introduction to T-ball provides the ideal entry-level play for boys and girls who may go on to other advanced levels of the game. This introduction series teaches baseball and softball fundamentals such as hitting, running, throwing, and fielding. T-ball is the perfect activity for your little one to get into! Every week will be something new, bringing everything together for actual gameplay at the end of the series! Registration required.

MAR 21–APR 11 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $20 PER PARTICIPANT

PAINT AND PLANT

FALLS PARK OPEN AIR SHELTER AGES: 2–5 Just in time for Mother's Day! Participants will paint a flowerpot with their hands and then plant their own flower to take home and gift to mom. While the pots dry, children will embark on a scavenger hunt in search of items needed to keep their flowers alive. Registration required.

MAY 2 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

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TODDLER/PRESCHOOL

FREE

STORYLAND THEATRE WORKSHOP:

UPPER SHERMAN PARK AGES: 2–6 Run, jump, and jam! Join us for fun fitness-related activities. Enjoy various energy-burning activities like inflatables, crafts, and more. Children must be supervised by someone aged 15 or older. No registration is required.

MAY 5 | SUN | 1–4 P.M.

GALACTiC ADv EN TuRE UPPER TUTHILL PARK MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU! Join Michael and Jaren from Storyland Children’s Theatre as we jump into a morning of fun as galactic heroes! Learn silly songs, make your own lightsaber and shadow puppets, and explore storytelling as familiar characters from a galaxy far, far away. Wear your favorite Star Wars clothing or costume to create even more magic. Registration required.

MAY 4 | SAT | 10:30–11:30 A.M. $12 PER PARTICIPANT (AGES: 4-5) MAY 4 | SAT | 12 NOON–1 P.M. $12 PER PARTICIPANT (AGES: 6-7)

SPRING SOCCER SHOTS SATURDAY

MINI-PITCH TERRACE PARK AGES: 4–5 Join us for fun at the new mini-pitch courts at Terrace Park! We will have mini-games, scrimmages, and contests. You can also make your own wooden mini soccer ball or jersey ornament. The mini-pitch is located just north of the Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center. No registration required.

MAY 11 | SAT | 10–11:30 A.M.

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SIOUX FALLS ATHLETIC FIELD PRACTICE LOCATIONS

The following are locations that can be utilized as practice locations:

CENTRAL

Dugan Park (3 goals)

37 th St. & S. Duluth Ave.

Platinum Valley Park (1 goal) 1100 W. 4th St.

Kenny Anderson Park (2 goals) 2705 W. 12th St.

WEST

EAST

Morningside Park (2 goals)

Hayward Park (2 goals)

2500 S. Bahnson Ave.

400 N. Valley View Rd.

Lions Centennial Park (4 goals)

Memorial Park (4 goals)

2708 E. 49 th St.

1401 S. Sertoma Ave.

Kenny Anderson Park (4 goals)

Bakker Park (2 goals)

3701 E. Third St.

6201 W. 61st St.

Fred Dawley Park (1 goal)

Oscar Howe Elementary/ Kuehn Park (3 goals)

5801 E. Red Oak Dr.

Bryant Park (2 goals)

2801 S. Valley View Rd.

1400 E. 34 th St. N.

SOUTH

Farm Field Park (4 goals) 57 th St. & Western Ave.

Platinum Valley Park (2 goals) 7301 S. Hughes Ave.

Kenny Anderson Park (2 goals) 6801 S. Grange Ave.

Harmodon Baseball Fields—practices have to be scheduled through the department.

NO practices allowed at the following sports complexes: •

Spencer Park

Tomar Park

Yankton Trail Park

Sanford Complex

All other sports fields are first come, first served for practices if there is not regular league play going on.

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YOUTH

YOUTH Ages 6–9

MESSY SCIENCE

JR. BIRDERS

AGE: 6–9 Brace yourself for a hands-on experience where you can explore all things messy and discover the wonders of science in a fun and interactive way! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to unleash your inner scientist as we dive into a world of ooze, slime, and elephant toothpaste. Registration required.

AGES: 6–9 Birdwatching can help build patience, concentration, and observation while allowing children to develop a connection to the natural world. We will learn a few bird calls and go on a scavenger hunt in search of birds throughout our surroundings while learning how to use binoculars properly. Binoculars provided. Registration required.

MAY 1 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | GALWAY PARK MAY 8 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | MELDRUM PARK MAY 15 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | HAYWARD PARK

MAR 7 | THU | 5:30–6:30 P.M. | ARROWHEAD PARK APR 11 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | PASLEY PARK MAY 9 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FAMILY PARK GET OUT AND PLAY

AGE: 6–12 Engage in an exciting outdoor adventure that promotes active play and exploration. This program will motivate kids to step outside and have fun while challenging themselves by following a chalk obstacle course. Complete the course to receive a fun sticker. No registration required.

SPRING SOCCER SHOTS SATURDAY

MINI-PITCH TERRACE PARK AGES: 6–9 New to the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation department are the mini-pitch courts at Terrace! Join us for a Saturday of fun and games on the pitch! We will have mini-games, scrimmages, and contests for all to enjoy. We will also make a design-your-own wooden mini soccer ball or jersey ornament! Mini-pitch is located just north of the Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center. Bring your shoes, and we’ll bring the ball! No registration required.

MAY 11 | SAT | 1–2:30 P.M.

APR 3 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | MCKENNAN PARK APR 17 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | SERTOMA PARK APR 24 | WED | 3–4 P.M. | FRANK OLSON PARK PLANT AND GROW

FALLS PARK OPEN AIR SHELTER AGES: 6-9 Come and learn the secret behind how a plant grows. Children who garden have shown increased responsibility, self-awareness, and a higher likelihood to eat healthy foods, including fruits and vegetables. After learning about plant characteristics, participants will decorate a flowerpot and plant their very own plant to take home. Registration required.

APR 4 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

Explore! Connect! Play!

MOBILE RECREATION UNIT Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation’s Mobile Recreation Unit offers free activities for the young and young-atheart year-round. It’s stocked with activities to keep your family active throughout each season. For more information, and dates, times, and locations, visit:

siouxfalls.gov/mobile-recreation

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YOUTH

Unleash

JOY! Exercise, socialize, and delight your pup at Sioux Falls Dog Parks.

MOTHER’S DAY MANIA PICKLEBALL

Family Park

LAUREL OAK PARK AGES: 6–9 Mother’s Day is always the perfect opportunity to show the special women in our lives how much we appreciate them. While the typical gifts of flowers and chocolates are always appreciated, why not give your mom something different and join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation for an afternoon of pickleball? Mom and their teammate will start the program by designing and painting their paddle to take home. While the paddle dries in the sun, join us on the court! For new or experienced people, we will have mini-games and set up tournament-style play for all! Registration required.

(300 N. Ellis Rd.)

Lien Park

(2000 N. Cliff Ave.)

Spencer Park

(3501 S. Cliff Ave.)

Kirby Dog Park at Fort Sod (201 S. 2nd Ave.)

Hayward Park

(400 N. Valley View Rd.)

MAY 12 | SUN | 1–4 P.M. | $10 PER PAIR

Rules for usage are posted. Each site has a picnic table, trash receptacle, and plastic bag dispenser for owners to use to pick up after their pets.

YOUTH SAND VOLLEYBALL

RIVERDALE PARK AGES: 6–9 Bump, set, spike! Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation invites your child to get out of the house and join us in the sand! This recreational program will be about being active, teamwork, and, most importantly, having fun! All skill levels are welcome, and if you don’t have a team, no worries! We will play in a pick-up game format! Registration required.

OPEN HOURS: DAWN TO DUSK

Closed from 7 A.M.–12 NOON on the 1 st and 3 rd Wednesday from April thru October for maintenance

MAY 12 | SUN | 6:30–7:30 P.M. RESERVE A SHELTER FOR YOUR

UPCOMING FAMILY GATHERINGS IN THE PARKS.

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YOUTH

SUMMER JOBS

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PARKS AND RECREATION OUTDOOR AQUATICS | AGE 15+ •

Lifeguard | $17.06 hourly

Head Lifeguard | $18.12 hourly

Pool Manager | $19.19 hourly

Outdoor Cashier | $15.99 hourly

INDOOR AQUATICS | AGE 15+

TUTHILL HOUSE AGES: 6–9, 10–12

Kick off your child’s week with Monday evening chess. Join us at the Tuthill House after school for fun, friendly games of chess. We will try to pair you up with players of similar skill levels. If you are new to chess, we will teach you the rules and a few strategies to use in the game. Registration required.

MAR 4 | MON | 6–8 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT MAR 11 | MON | 6–8 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT MAR 18 | MON | 6–8 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT MAR 25 | MON | 6–8 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

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Lifeguard | $17.06 hourly

Head Lifeguard | $18.12 hourly

Water Safety Instructor | $17.59 hourly

Pool Manager | $19.19 hourly

Front Desk Staff | $15.99 hourly

+ Earn Competitive Wages + Flexible Scheduling + Gain Valuable Skills

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TWEEN/TEEN

TWEEN/TEEN Ages 10–17

TWEEN/TEEN ARCHERY

GREAT BEAR ARCHERY RANGE AGES: 10–17 Archery helps teens increase their focus and determination while participating in a unique outdoor adventure sport. Try the sport for the first time, or practice your skills at this teen archery program. Materials and instruction provided. Registration required.

MAY 19 | SUN | 4–5 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

COMING SOON!

TWEEN SAND VOLLEYBALL SERIES

AGES: 10–17 Take your outdoor fun to the next level! Join us for some friendly competition through sand volleyball. Each night will focus on games and skill challenges suited for all skill levels! New and experienced in volleyball will come together for this evening of fun in the sand. We will end each night with a scrimmage to put those skills to the test! No registration required.

MAY 2 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | CHERRY ROCK PARK MAY 9 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | RIVERDALE PARK MAY 16 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | CHERRY ROCK PARK SPRING SOCCER SHOTS SATURDAY

MINI-PITCH TERRACE PARK AGES: 10–12 New to the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation department are the mini-pitch courts at Terrace! Join us for a Saturday of fun and games on the pitch! We will have mini-games, scrimmages, and contests for all to enjoy. We will also make a design-your-own wooden mini soccer ball or jersey ornament! Mini-pitch is located just north of the Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center. Bring your shoes, and we’ll bring the ball! No registration required.

BARB IVERSON SKATE PLAZA

MAY 11 | SAT | 3–4:30 P.M.

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ADULT

ADULT Ages 18+

CRIBBAGE

TUTHILL HOUSE AGES: 18+ Are you looking to try a classic card game that’s fun for all ages? Cribbage is the perfect choice for a quick game with a friend. It’s simple: race your pegs around the board by playing cards and earning points. Cross the finish line before your opponent to win. Cribbage scores slightly differently than other card games, but we’re here to help you through the rules. By the time you’re done with your first outing, you’ll know everything you need to start your first game! Registration required.

HIKE + YOGA

GREAT BEAR AGES: 18+ Join us to take your yoga practice to the next level! Hike + Yoga is an hour and a half hiking and yoga experience created to help you connect with nature, community, and your inner self. We will adventure onto the trails to enjoy the fresh spring air and then find our way to a nice flat area to complete our adventure with a yoga practice. Come expecting a yoga flow for all levels to complement our hiking experience. The trail is moderately difficult, so sturdy tennis shoes or boots are recommended. THINGS TO BRING: A backpack with water and a towel/mat to practice on. Please arrive five minutes early to check in, as we will head out on the trails promptly at 9 A.M. Registration required.

MAR 9 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. | $16 PER PERSON NATIONAL PLANT A FLOWER DAY

TUTHILL HOUSE AGES: 18+ In recognition of National Plant a Flower Day, we invite you to join us to learn how to make a wooden planter box. Wood pieces will be pre-cut, and you will have a hammer and nails to put it together. When you are done, you can decorate it, fill it with potting soil, and add some seeds. Water it every other day and watch as your creation comes to life. Hammers, paint, brushes, and all planting supplies will be provided. Registration required.

MAR 10 | SUN | 1–2:30 P.M. | $12 PER PERSON 12

MAR 20 | WED | 6–8 P.M. MAR 27 | WED | 6–8 P.M. APR 3 | WED | 6–8 P.M.

PLANT A STREET TREE! Get a $50 voucher for every approved tree planted.

Apply for a permit at:

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ADULT

ARCHERY TRAIL COUPLES SHOOT

DATE HIKES

AGES: 18+ Join our knowledgeable staff on an exciting hike in search of different plants and animals that call Sioux Falls their home during springtime. End the hike with a fun goodie bag for future date nights. Registration required.

MAR 22 | FRI | 6–7 P.M. | TUTHILL PARK APR 26 | FRI | 6–7 P.M. | GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK MAY 3 | FRI | 6–7 P.M. | LEADERS PARK

Free

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGE: 18 + Have a fun competition with your significant other on the archery shooting trail! Experience the Great Bear walkthru shooting course, featuring 28 3-D and field-staked range stations. Keep score and see who can hit the most targets! This program will extend through the rolling oakcovered hillside, so be prepared with closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothes. All experience levels accepted. Registration required.

MAY 19 | SUN | 1–2 P.M.

SPENCER PARK AGES: 18+ Experience the thrill of a poker run like never before! Join us for an exhilarating event that combines the excitement of a bicycle ride with the strategy of a poker game. Bicyclists will stop at five different park locations and collect a playing card to create a five-card hand. The player with the best hand wins the prize. Registration required.

MAY 25 | SAT | 2–4 P.M. | $16 PER PARTICIPANT

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SENIORS

SENIORS Ages 55+

STAY ACTIVE AND INDEPENDENT FOR LIFE (SAIL)

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 65+ SAIL is a 12-week strength, balance, and fitness program designed for adults 65+. Participants improve balance and mobility, reduce their risk of falls, and improve their quality of life while having fun meeting new people. Experienced and skillful instructors teach each class. Classes are tailored to active older adults who wish to maintain or increase their fitness level. Chairs will be available as needed. It is recommended that you attend two classes per week. Please bring a bottle of water along to class. Registration required.

MAR 5–MAY 23 | TUE, THU | 9–10 A.M. OR 10:30–11:30 A.M MAR 20–MAY 22 | MON, WED | 9–10 A.M.

SENIOR RECREATION TRAIL TOURS

FALLS PARK OPEN AIR SHELTER AGES: 55+ This experience is for those who are not able to explore our beautiful bike trail system on their own. Round-trip golf cart tours will allow you to experience stunning views of the river, parks, and wildlife. Participants must be able to transfer onto and off the golf carts independently. Tours leave on the hour, so please arrive early. Registration required.

MAY 22 | WED | 9–10 A.M., 10–11 A.M., OR 11 A.M.–12 NOON MAY 23 | THU | 9–10 A.M., 10–11 A.M., OR 11 A.M.–12 NOON

SENIOR ARCHERY

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGES: 55+ Learn the basics of archery while using compound bows. From proper technique and stance to shooting challenges, you are sure to enjoy a morning of outdoor fun! Our trained Recreation Program Specialist and the Minnehaha Archers Club will teach you about this fun sport. Registration required.

MAY 19 | SUN | 3–4 P.M. | $8 PER PARTICIPANT

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FRIENDS

SENIORS

ON THE FRONT PORCH

TUTHILL HOUSE | AGES: 55+

The Front Porch at Tuthill House provides an ideal socializing and connecting environment. It is the perfect spot to make new acquaintances or spend time with existing friends. Enjoy a steaming cup of coffee while engaging in activities like crossword puzzles, card games, board games, and jigsaw puzzles, and be sure to check out the activity of the day. No registration is required unless mentioned.

Date

Time

Activity Of The Day

Friday, March 1

1–3 P.M.

Kings in the Corner

Wednesday, March 13

6–8 P.M.

Bunco

Friday, March 15

10 A.M.–12 NOON

Chess/Checkers

Friday, March 22

1–3 P.M.

Sorry!

Wednesday, April 10

6–8 P.M.

Bunco

Friday, April 19

10 A.M.–12 NOON

Scrabble

Friday, April 26

1–3 P.M.

Dominoes Chicken Foot

Monday, May 6

10 A.M.–12 NOON

Sequence

Wednesday, May 8

6–8 P.M.

Bunco

Monday, May 20

1–3 P.M.

Crazy Eights

Wednesday, May 22

6-8 P.M.

Up and Down the River Card Game

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ALL AGES

ALL AGES SUNRISE MIGRATION BIRDING STROLL

GALWAY PARK ALL AGES Birdwatching in Sioux Falls is magnificent during migration season! Eastern South Dakota is a stopping place for millions of birds flying back north for the warm months. Come out and search for migratory birds on these early morning walks! This program is meant for those who can hike for an hour on sometimes uneven terrain. Bring binoculars, sturdy shoes, and a water bottle! No registration required.

MAR 16 | SAT | 7–8:30 A.M.

Doggie SPENCER DOG PARK | ALL AGES

MARCH 17 | SUN | 1–3 P.M.

TRAIL HUNT

F RE E

Join us for our third annual Doggie Egg Hunt with prizes for all sizes! Easter eggs will have a piece of paper inside that will correlate to a prize at our prize table! You and your dog may collect up to five eggs for five prizes! Enjoy dog crafts and photo opportunities throughout the event. The egg hunt will start PROMPTLY at 1:30 P.M.

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK ALL AGES Join us for a trail egg hunt! This springtime egg hunt is for the whole family to enjoy. As you walk the trail along the lake of Great Bear, you will search for eggs with special prizes inside. We will also have some fun springtime crafts and a photo opportunity. The egg hunt will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Registration required.

MAR 29 | FRI | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT GEOCACHING HIKE

UPPER TUTHILL SHELTER ALL AGES Geocaching is a fun and exciting way to integrate technology into our outdoor pursuits. On this hike, you will embark on a scavenger hunt for hidden caches throughout the trail. You will navigate the hike using a GPS unit. On this hike, you will learn how to use a GPS unit, and you will have the opportunity to use it while hiding a cache to mark its location and to search for a hidden cache. Registration required.

MAR 30 | SAT | 3–4 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

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Hey Sioux Falls . . .

Let’s Get Outdoors! Whether it’s…Move-it Monday, Wind-down Wednesday or Fitness Friday, you choose the day! You pick the location! You pick the activity! We all celebrate health and wellness together! Check out free three-day State Park Passes at Siouxland Libraries!

MARCH 1–MAY 31, 2024

Hiking Opportunities •

Arrowhead Park–1710 S. River Bluff Rd. Hiking Trail App (bit.ly/SF-Hiking)

Great Bear Recreation Park–5901 E. Rice St. (greatbearpark.com/nature-trails/#hike)

Outdoor Fitness Equipment Rotary Park (East)–28-different work-out stations

Biking Opportunities Recreation Trail–29-mile paved trail wrapped throughout the city along the Big Sioux River greenway.

Pull-up bars

Box jump

Kettlebell

Exercise bikes

Elliptical

Climbers/Monkey bars

Speed Ladders

Agility Stations

Running/Walking Opportunities

Outdoor Fishing •

Covell Lake–1100 S. 4th Ave.

Family Park– 300 N. Ellis Rd.

Legacy Park–7001 W. 12th St.

Pasley Park–2521 S. Southeastern Ave.

Hayward Park–400 N. Valley View Rd.–Walking Loop

Kuehn Park–2501 S. Kuehn Park Rd.–Walking Loop

Marion Park–5330 W. 45th St.–¼ mile Walking Loop

Recreation Trail–29-mile paved trail wrapped throughout the city along the Big Sioux River Greenway.

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ALL AGES HEALTHY LIVING DAY

SPELLERBERG PARK ALL AGES Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Sioux Falls Health Department and local businesses, celebrates Physical Wellness Month. Join us for free fitness opportunities and healthy living education to inspire an active lifestyle. Let's prioritize our health and promote wellness for all generations in Sioux Falls! No registration required.

APR 6 | SAT | 1–4 P.M. GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK | ALL AGES Unite as a community to appreciate Earth! This free festival for all ages has music, lawn games, a family scavenger hunt, and tote bag decorating. Get a mini planting kit and celebration sticker (while supplies last). Local environmental organizations will have booths. No registration required.

APR 20 | SAT | 1–5 P.M.

GROW WITH PARKS CELEBRATION

ARROWHEAD PARK | ALL AGES

April is a time for new beginnings. Come to a mindful afternoon in Arrowhead Park. Join us for yoga, take a guided walk, spot blooming nature and help prepare for spring with Parks and Recreation. No registration required.

APR 13 | SAT | 1–4 P.M.

FAMILY PARK ALL AGES Spring is the perfect time to celebrate nature and all it does for us. From the smallest insects like Mayflies to large birds like the Bald Eagle, every aspect of our world plays a crucial role. The renewal of life that springs forth during the month of April helps us to brighten up and change along with the season. Come out and join us for different activities in one of our most beautiful parks. Come out to just one activity or all four. Keep going & keep growing! No registration required. •

10 A.M.: Birding walk

11 A.M.: Dog walk

12 NOON: Recycled material crafts

1 P.M.: Lake study

APR 21 | SUN | 1O A.M.–2 P.M.

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ALL AGES SUNSET FISHING

TERRACE PARK ALL AGES Whether you enjoy fishing or want to learn how to fish, this program is for you! Fishing is a great way to relieve stress while spending time outdoors. Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation will provide all the necessary equipment for you and your family to have an enjoyable evening of fishing. Poles and bait will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals 16 or older must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. Poles and bait will be available on a first come, first-served basis on the west side of Covell Lake. No registration required.

MAY 7 | TUE | 6–8 P.M. MAY 28 | TUE | 6–8 P.M.

NELSON PARK | ALL AGES The Arbor Day Festival is a grand celebration that showcases a plethora of activities that are sure to delight all attendees. Come and join us for a day of luxury and indulgence with food, planting of tree, music, inflatables, the reading of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and so much more! No registration required.

APR 27 | SAT | 1–5 P.M.

LINE DANCE 101

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PARKS AND RECREATION PARK OPERATIONS | AGE 18+

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Park Maintenance | $18.12 hourly Pool Maintenance | $18.12 hourly Athletic Field Maintenance | $18.12 hourly Mower | $18.12 hourly Forestry Ground Crew | $18.12 hourly Forestry Inspector | $18.12 hourly Tree Maintenance | $18.12 hourly Night Duty Supervisor | $19.19 hourly + Earn Competitive Wages

DOWNTOWN PLAZA ALL AGES Line dancing is a form of exercise, a way to build community, and an avenue to find a life-long love for dance. Join us for a fun-filled evening of line dances to celebrate International Day of Dance. We will learn the Cupid Shuffle, Tush Push, Slappin’ Leather, Copperhead Road, Cha Cha Slide, and more. Don’t be that one friend that can’t dance at your next wedding dance. Take what you have learned and show off your moves. This program is sure to put a smile on your face. Registration required.

APR 29 | MON | 6–7:30 P.M.

SUMMER JOBS

+ Flexible Scheduling + Gain Valuable Skills

APPLY TODAY!

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INTRO TO ARCHERY

NATIONAL KIDS TO THE PARK DAY FISH-A-THON

FAMILY PARK ALL AGES What better way to kick off the summer fishing season than with a fish-a-thon! Prizes will be awarded to youth participants under 16 for the largest fish, smallest fish, and the most fish caught! Individuals 16 and older must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

GREAT BEAR ARCHERY RANGE ALL AGES Interested in trying archery for the first time? Come out to the Great Bear Archery Range and give it a shot! Our trained Recreation Specialist will be present to help make this a great first-time experience for you. Registration required.

MAY 19 | SUN | 11 A.M.–12 NOON | $5 PER PARTICIPANT MAY 30 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

MAY 18 | SAT | 9–11 A.M. MIGRATORY BIRD DAY BIRDING HIKE

TUTHILL PARK ALL AGES May 14 is the spring World Migratory Bird Day. This is one of the peak times to spot migratory birds throughout the United States. We will search throughout Tuthill Park for some of these beautiful animals. Our outdoor recreation specialist will provide key identification aspects, show you how to use binoculars, and more. Binoculars provided! Registration required.

MAY 18 | SAT | 3–4:30 P.M.

THERE IS NO POOP FAIRY. PLEASE PICK UP AFTER YOUR PET. THANK YOU!

Control your speed

Be careful at crossings

Look both ways

Advise others when passing

Groups of trail users should never occupy the full width of the recreation trail

WE LOVE DOGS, BUT THEIR HUMANS NEED SOME TRAINING! It is unlawful to: • •

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Let's work together to keep Have a dog off leash in any park our parks enjoyable for all AT FORT SOD by eliminating irresponsible Not pick up your dog's poop. dog ownership.

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For more information on the recreation trails, closures, and detours, visit:

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LEAGUES/TOURNAMENTS

LEAGUES/ TOURNAMENTS

SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

ADULT KICKBALL LEAGUE

Monday

Coed Rec

Cherry Rock

TENTATIVE START: JULY 17, 18 | WED, THU | 6:15 P.M., 7:15 P.M. $75 PER TEAM

Monday

Women’s A

Riverdale

Tuesday

Women’s Power

Riverdale

Tuesday

Women’s Rec

Riverdale

Tuesday

Coed Rec B

Cherry Rock

Wednesday

Coed Rec

Cherry Rock

Wednesday

Coed Rec B

Riverdale

Thursday

Coed A

Cherry Rock

Thursday

Coed Rec

Riverdale

AGES: 18+ Our 2024 Sand Volleyball Season is set to serve on May 20! Join us at either Riverdale or Cherry Rock Park as we have a wide range of offerings sure to fit anyone’s schedule and skill level. Game times will be played at either 6:15 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. for an eight-week season. NEW to the 2024 season: Tournament play will take place on the night of play for consecutive weeks until a champion is crowned!

MAY–AUG | MON, TUE, WED, AND THU | 6:15 P.M., 7:15 P.M. $75 PER TEAM

DUNHAM PARK AGES: 18+ The 2024 season kicks off in mid-July with two divisions―social and experienced―playing either Wednesday or Thursday evenings, at 6:15 or 7:15 p.m. for an eight-week season. All teams are invited to compete in a one-day end-of-season tournament. Registration deadline is 5 P.M., July 5.

SPRING SHOWDOWN VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT FRED ASSAM ELEMENTARY AGES: 18+

This tournament is pool play with single elimination bracket play. There are three divisions for Coed— Rec, A, and B. All teams can play four-on-four if desired, but six-on-six rules will apply. There must be at least four teams in each pool. Registration deadline is 5 p.m., February 23.

MAR 2 | SAT | 9 A.M. | $60 PER TEAM

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MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

PART Y RENTAL

AT M I D C O ® A Q U AT I C C E N T E R

4 meeting rooms available for rent to hold up to 80 people

Full service concession services

1601 S. Western Ave. | Sioux Falls, SD siouxfalls.gov/midco | 605-367-POOL

We are making it easier for you to get in shape! AQUATIC

FITNESS CLASS

PUNCH CARD

The Midco® Aquatic Center is excited to offer an aquatic fitness class punch card. This flexible option allows users to drop into a variety of classes when taking a full session doesn't work into your schedule.

$60

The cost of the punch card is $60 for 10 classes.

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AQUATICS

AQUATICS Denotes that activity is FREE with Daily Admission or Active Swim Pass. No additional fee required.

HOMESCHOOL FITNESS ACTIVITIES

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 7–12 The homeschool fitness activities focus on youth fitness through movement, play, and sports. Participants will learn about general fitness, balance, teamwork, and more. Each day will be a different game, sport, or physical activity. We ask that participants bring a swimsuit, towel, and tennis shoes each day. We will go outside to Spellerberg Park as the weather allows. Classes will take place over the course of an hour for two days a week. Open to all homeschooled children. Registration required.

MAR 5–MAR 28 | TUE, THU | 9–10 A.M. | $40 PER CHILD APR 2–APR 25 | TUE, THU | 9–10 A.M. | $40 PER CHILD

TOT TIME EXTRA FUN

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 2–5 During Tot Time, we will have additional activities for your tot to enjoy and socialize with others. Come enjoy Midco® Aquatic Center without the play features and complete an activity in our meeting room. We will have a variety of tot swim toys available for use at this time, crafts, and games set up in the meeting room. No registration required.

MAR 6 | WED | 9–10:30 A.M. APR 3 | WED | 9–10:30 A.M. MAY 1 | WED | 9–10:30 A.M.

HYDRORIDERS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ A music-driven cardio cycling on a water bike that offers a total body workout. Water shoes or socks are recommended. Registration required.

MAR 5–MAR 28 | TUE, THU | 2:15–3 P.M. | $40 PER SERIES MAR 19–MAY 21 | TUE | 5:45–6:30 P.M. | $50 PER SERIES MAR 20–APR 17 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES APR 2–APR 25 | TUE, THU | 2:15–3 P.M. | $40 PER SERIES APR 19–MAY 15 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES APR 30–MAY 23 | TUE, THU | 2:15–3 P.M. | $40 PER SERIES MAY 17–JUN 19 | WED, FRI | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES

Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation provides full-service concessions at the Midco© Aquatic Center seven days a week!

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BECOME A WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

JOINTS IN MOTION

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 55+ Based on the principles of arthritis aquatics and senior wellness programming, we will continue to improve range of motion, balance, and muscle strength. Participants will also build endurance through workout routines, intervals, and circuit training, using water resistance and equipment. Registration required. It is recommended that participants have experience with (or previous participation in) senior fitness programs, and wear water shoes.

MAR 6–APR 12 | WED, FRI | 11–11:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES APR 17–MAY 17 | WED, FRI | 11–11:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES MAY 22–JUN 21 | WED, FRI | 11–11:45 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES

STARTING WAGE

$17.59

favorite part of teaching swim “ My lessons is getting to see the kids grow in their comfort around water while at the same time having fun with them .

Abbie | Swimming Instructor

TRAINING PROVIDED | see page 29 DEEP WATER CIRCUIT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER—50 METER POOL AGES: 7+ Looking for a fun and friendly competition? Come to the Sanford Health® 50 Meter Pool for an obstacle course you can race against your friends. This obstacle course will be set in the deep end of the pool. Ability to swim without assistance required.

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Join us in the Sanford Health® 50 Meter Pool for this all-body workout that will have you working muscles you didn’t know you had. This class will take you through multiple circuits, each containing a variety of different exercises, while utilizing different muscles in your body. The class will start slowly and progress each session, allowing you and your fitness level to progress with it. This class is for all levels. Registration required.

MAR 10 | SUN | 12 NOON–2 P.M.

MAR 11–APR 22 | MON, FRI | 5:30–6:15 P.M. | $50 PER SERIES

OBSTACLE COURSE

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AQUATICS DEEP WATER: AQUA FIT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ This deep water fitness class is meant to be highintensity! Don’t let the deep water be a fear—everyone will be wearing a flotation belt during class. This is a fun and challenging class that is full of cardio, muscular, and respiratory endurance. You may use flippers, kickboards, gloves, noodles, and other equipment during class. You are sure to sweat, but you don’t need to get your hair wet! Registration required.

MAR 12–APR 18 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES APR 23–MAY 23 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES MAY 28–JUNE 27 | TUE, THU | 5:45–6:30 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES WATER TABATAS MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ A fun, fast-paced, high-intensity interval (HIIT) training that focuses on conditioning, strength, and endurance. Get the cardio, core, and strength training you need. Registration required.

Looking for a fun way to spend the evening before a no-school day? Come to Midco® Aquatic Center for our Glow in the Dark Swim! We will have different aquatic and land games for you to play while our lights are turned down low. Enjoy our 50-meter pool, diving boards, and other games with a different atmosphere .

MAR 12–APR 11 | TUE, THU | 8–8:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES

WATER AEROBICS

Test your luck at the Midco® Aquatic Center! Raffle tickets will be given when swimmers complete the following milestones: 250, 500, 750, 1,000, 3,000, and 5,000 yards. Should a swimmer hit all six milestones in one swim, tickets will be given for each milestone hit. The more you swim, the more chances to win! The $10 covers admission for all five days of the event and a T-shirt. Register by March 1 to guarantee a T-shirt.

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER | AGES: 18+

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Develop increased flexibility and range of motion through this water aerobics workout that focuses on conditioning, strength, endurance, and stretching. The class takes place in the Sanford Health® 50 Meter Pool, with a cool-down session in our warm water pool. Equipment may be used. Registration required.

MAR 18–APR 15 | MON, WED | 7–7:45 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES MAR 19–APR 11 | TUE, THU | 7–7:45 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES APR 16–MAY 16 | MON, WED | 7–7:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES APR 17–MAY 13 | TUE, THU | 7–7:45 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES MAY 15–JUN 12 | MON, WED | 7–7:45 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES *NO CLASS 5/27 MAY 21–JUN 20 | TUE, THU | 7–7:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES *NO CLASS 5/27

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BASIC ARTHRITIS AQUATICS

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 55+ The basic program begins with exercises to improve range of motion, muscle strength, balance, and endurance. As participants’ joint flexibility and pain improve, more functional activities are added. The class is held once a week in the warm water pool. If you’ve recently had a joint replacement or are planning to have one, this class is for you. Water shoes are recommended. Registration is required and limited to 12 per class.

MAR 20–MAY 22 | WED | 10–10:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES APR 5–JUN 7 | FRI | 10–10:45 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES WARM WATER: AQUA FIT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ This warm water fitness class is sure to keep you on your toes! We will engage your entire body using the water and equipment for resistance. This is YOUR workout, so it can be light to high-intensity, depending on what you are looking for. The instructor is here to push and guide you, but know that YOU are ultimately in control of your moves. We will use noodles, fans, gloves, and other equipment to keep the class fun and engaging. Registration required.

MAR 21–APR 16 | TUE, THU | 9 A.M. OR 10 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES MAR 27–MAY 1 | MON, WED | 9 A.M.| $50 PER SERIES APR 18–MAY 21 | TUE, THU | 9 A.M. OR 10 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES MAY 6–JUN 5 | MON, WED | 9 A.M. | $50 PER SERIES *NO CLASS 4/1 AND 5/27

BOGA FIT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Float to fitness as your mat floats atop the water offering a full-body workout on an unstable surface. This is a MUST try class. Activewear over swimwear is recommended. Be ready to get wet! Registration required.

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER ALL AGES We are egg-cited to be hosting the Underwater Easter Egg Hunt this year! Join us for a fun afternoon of collecting eggs in the water and a chance to win some egg-cellent prizes. Once swimmers have completed their age group “hunt,” the children are welcome to swim. No registration required.

MAR 30 | SAT | 2:30–4:30 P.M. 2:30–3 P.M.—AGES 0–2 3–3:30 P.M.—AGES 3–6 3:30–4 P.M.—AGES 7–11 4–4:30 P.M.—ALL AGES AQUA ZUMBA

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ An aquatics-based, Latin-inspired dance fitness program that includes hip-hop, samba, salsa, merengue, mambo, martial arts, and more. Registration required.

APR 3–JUN 5 | WED | 5:45–6:30 P.M. | $50 PER SERIES AQUATHON

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Ready to try something new? Join Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation for a Aquathon! Swim 3 miles and run 3 miles around the walking path around the Midco® Aquatic Center. Not interested in completing the event yourself—no problem! Bring a friend (or two!) and complete it as a team! This event will be appropriate for all levels of experience. Upon registering you will answer a couple of questions about your experience to assist staff in placing you with appropriate waves of participants and teams of similar experience levels. Register by March 29 receive a t-shirt. Teams will be able to split swim and run however they prefer.

APR 7 | SUN | 9–12 NOON | $20 PER PARTICIPANT

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AQUATICS WATER WALKING BOOK CLUB

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Our book club on water is returning this winter. This fun activity will combine the benefits of exercising, while also giving you an opportunity to socialize and discuss your favorite book with other participants. The goal is to meet new people while taking an opportunity to introduce you to new books. This class is in collaboration with Siouxland Libraries. No registration required.

APR 9–JUN 4 | SECOND THU OF MONTH | 11 A.M.– 12 NOON FLICK AND FLOAT

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER ALL AGES Looking for a fun afternoon? Come join us at the Midco® Aquatic Center for a floating good time watching a movie in the Sanford Health® 50 Meter Pool. Whoever thought an afternoon watching a favorite movie could be so fun! Inner tubes will be provided. No registration required.

APR 14 | SUN | 2 P.M. | SURF'S UP

FITNESS CHALLENGE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Looking for a way to challenge yourself in the pool but not sure where to start? Join our weekly fitness challenge this May! Every week there will be two different challenges for you to complete as you track your successes at our front desk! Only interested in completing one challenge a week? No problem! New challenges will be put out every Friday and participants have until the following Thursday to complete. Participants will track their completed challenges on the wall in our front lobby. This challenge is meant for all participants and levels of fitness.

MAY 3–30 | 5:30 A.M.–8 P.M.

AQUATICS

RENEW YOUR SWIM PASS

Fitness FREE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Are you ready to dive into a workout routine? Whether you are new or just can’t get enough of the water, join us for a water workout frenzy! Classes will run for 20 minutes, allowing you to experience a few of our fun water workouts. We will feature some of our favorite classes, including BOGA and Hydroriders. No registration required.

Upon renew al of your swim pass each year, th e key fob will reactivate.

Individuals who want to renew their summer swim passes can do so starting January 2, 2024 online at siouxfalls.gov/swim-pass

For more info on swim passes see page 30.

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INDOOR SWIMMING LESSONS Midco® Aquatic Center is a gold-level provider of American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim courses. Swimming lessons will be available for all ages and abilities. Not only does learning to swim allow for you to be safe in and around the water, it also has many other added benefits. Learning to swim provides a lifelong skill that can provide fitness opportunities, improve your health, provide strength and coordination, and provide confidence in the water and motivation to continue to improve skill proficiencies. Night lessons only. Lessons are offered on Monday and Wednesday evenings, Tuesday and Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings for five weeks.

SPRING SESSION : FEBRUARY 26–MARCH 30 Online registration for indoor swimming lessons opens at 6 P.M., Tuesday, February 13, 2024 and will close at 6 P.M. Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Register for swimming lessons online at: recreation.siouxfalls.gov Online registration for the Spring session of swimming lessons opens at 6 P.M., Tuesday, February 13, 2024.

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION

(If you do not have Internet access, access to a debit or credit card, or need to pay with check or cash)

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 13 from 6–7:30 P.M. Location: Midco® Aquatic Center, 1601 S. Western Avenue You also have the opportunity to sign up on the first day of the session of lessons, if openings are still available. • Classes are subject to change depending upon registration. • No refunds after lessons begin. • Each class must have four registered children to be held.

Is anyone you know feeling a little wet behind the ears? Enroll them in an American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim course. This program is for all ages. All seven courses are designed to help students learn to swim, or improve their swimming skills with new strokes, stroke refinements, diving safety tips and techniques, and more.

Visit the site or scan the QR code for specifics on levels, lesson schedules, and more!

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CERTIFIED AND

READY FOR DUTY. LIFEGUARD TRAINING LIFEGUARD TRAINING

AGES: 15+ Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation wants YOU to work as a certified lifeguard during our year-round swimming season. We’re excited about building a great team of professional lifeguards. This course is a blended learning course format (19.5 hours in person, 7.5 hours online). The prerequisites for this course include being 15 years of age and having passed the pre-course swimming skills test.

FEE PER COURSE: $185 PER PARTICIPANT COURSE 1: MAR 8–10 | FRI–SUN | 5 P.M. FRI | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. SAT AND SUN COURSE 2: MAR 15–17 | FRI–SUN | 8 A.M.–3 P.M. COURSE 3: APR 5–7 | FRI–SUN | 5 P.M. FRI | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. SAT AND SUN COURSE 5: MAY 3-5 | FRI–SUN | 5 P.M. FRI | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. SAT AND SUN COURSE 6: MAY 17–19 | FRI–SUN | 8 A.M.–3 P.M. COURSE 7: MAY 24–26 | FRI–SUN | 5 P.M. FRI | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. SAT AND SUN COURSE 8: JUN 7–9 | FRI–SUN | 5 P.M. FRI | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. SAT AND SUN

SUMMER 2024 AGES 15+ OUTDOOR AQUATICS Lifeguard | $17.06 hourly Head Lifeguard | $18.12 hourly Pool Manager | $19.19 hourly Outdoor Cashier | $15.99 hourly

INDOOR AQUATICS Lifeguard | $17.06 hourly Head Lifeguard | $18.12 hourly

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION CLASS

AGES: 15+ This course is best suited for those with current lifeguarding certification who need to renew, much like the full lifeguard training course. This review course is a blended learning format with online coursework and instructor-led instruction sessions.

MAR 17 | SUN | 8 A.M.–2 P.M. | $125 PER PERSON APR 21 | SUN | 8 A.M.–2 P.M. | $125 PER PERSON MAY 5 | SUN | 8 A.M.–2 P.M. | $125 PER PERSON MAY 19 | SUN | 8 A.M.–2 P.M. | $125 PER PERSON

Water Safety Instructor | $17.59 hourly Pool Manager | $19.19 hourly Front Desk Staff | $15.99 hourly

+ Earn Competitive Wages + Flexible Scheduling + Gain Valuable Skills

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR COURSE

AGES: 16+ Water Safety Instructor (WSI) training prepares you to teach children and adults water safety, survival, and swimming skills. Water Safety Instructors are in high demand, and teaching people to swim is a fun and rewarding part-time job for people of all ages. Upon completing the WSI course, participants will be certified to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons. This blended learning course includes an online portion (which must be completed before the first day of class) and an instructor-led classroom instruction skills session.

MAR 16–17 | SAT–SUN | 8 A.M.–8 P.M. START ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. | $225 PER PERSON APR 20–21 | SAT–SUN | 8 A.M.–8 P.M. START ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY | $225 PER PERSON MAY 18–19 | SAT–SUN | 8 A.M.–8 P.M. START ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY | $225 PER PERSON

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INTERESTED IN PURCHASING A SWIM PASS? • For first-time swim pass buyers and renewal of a non-full-priced swim pass, visit Midco® Aquatic Center (or during summer season at any outdoor aquatic facility with exception of McKennan wading pool). • If you do not already have an online account with Parks and Recreation, you can create a new online account by going to siouxfalls.gov/swim-pass • All family members on the swim pass must have their photos taken. • For details on swim pass rates, visit siouxfalls.gov/swim-pass

DAILY

SUMMER

FALL/ WINTER/ SPRING

ANNUAL

One Day

Indoor and Outdoor

Indoor Only

Indoor and Outdoor Valid for one year from purchase date.

Child Ages 2–17

$5

$30

$70

$80

Adult Ages 18–54

$6

$70

$170

$190

Senior 55+

$5

$40

$95

$110

Veteran

Standard Rates Apply

$40

$95

$110

Family

Not available

$100

$240

$300

Reduced-Income Adult

$1 Fall/Winter/Spring only

$40

$95

$110

Reduced-Income Family

For qualifying families

$1 per individual Fall/Winter/Spring only

$50

$120

$155

Free Family/Adult/ Senior Citizen Pass

Not Available

FREE

Not Available

Not Available

The daily pass allows you access to the facility from the time of purchase to the end of the operation day.

Shall be effective May 1 through Labor Day, and include the Midco® Aquatic Center, outdoor aquatic centers, and outdoor swimming pools. The outdoor aquatic facilities’ season of operation is generally between the months of May through August as established annually by Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation.

Shall be effective all operational days at the Midco® Aquatic Center beginning on Labor Day and ending April 30 of the following year.

Shall be effective one year from the purchase date, and include the Midco® Aquatic Center, outdoor aquatic centers, and outdoor swimming pools.

Under age 2 is free

For qualifying individuals

For qualifying families

SWIM PASS SALES AT MIDCO ® AQUATIC CENTER 605-367-POOL (7665)

1601 South Western Avenue—for more information on swim passes, visit siouxfalls.gov/swim-pass Monday–Friday 5:30 A.M.–8 P.M. Saturday 7 A.M.–6 P.M. Sunday 12 NOON–5 P.M.

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ONE BOOK SIOUXLAND KICKOFF

DOWNTOWN LIBRARY Celebrate our 2024 One Book Siouxland title, Don’t Look Back by Achut Deng and Keeley Hutton. Discuss the book, try authentic African food, and enjoy a performance by the Nepalese dance group, NSKK. Don’t miss the Refugee display and High School Art Expo available at the Downtown Library throughout April.

APRIL 6 | 10:30 A.M.−12 NOON

FINDING FREEDOM: SHARING LIVED REFUGEE EXPERIENCES

OAK VIEW BRANCH Walk a mile in the shoes of a refugee. Journey through a simulated refugee camp from border entry to destination/ placement. Endure the obstacles of navigating the refugee camp and figuring out where to go from there.

EARN STAMPS!

Pick up a passport and earn a stamp for each activity they complete. Ask your librarian to stamp your passport. Those who earn four stamps will be entered to win a signed book and coffee with author Achut Deng.

APRIL 14 | 2−4 P.M. A HELPING HAND: WELCOMING REFUGEES TO SIOUX FALLS

OAK VIEW BRANCH Discover how New Americans and Refugees learn about life in Sioux Falls after they arrive. A panel of professionals and volunteers will speak about how they help our newest community members navigate their new city.

APRIL 18 | 6−7:30 P.M. DON'T LOOK BACK AUTHOR TALK AND LOOKING FORWARD ART RECEPTION

MULTI CULTURAL CENTER Celebrate a great month of One Book programming by hearing our featured author, Achut Deng, speak about her experience as co-authored with Keeley Hutton in Don’t Look Back. Meet the artists at our High School Art Expo and congratulate them on the hard work they put into their beautiful pieces related to themes in Deng’s book.

APRIL 27 | 11:30 A.M.−12:30 P.M.

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TERRACE PARK & POOL

O

TOWER PARK

EMERSON PARK

S WE

468TH AVE

267TH ST

W 32ND ST

AVE

KUEHN PUBLIC GOLF COURSE

COUNTRY CLUB OF SIOUX FALLS

RG

S ELLIS RD

WAYNE AVE

W 26TH ST

S MARION RD

MEMORIAL PARK

S HO L B ROOK AVE S VALLEY VIEW RD

VE S SERTOMA A

266TH ST

SPELLERBERG PARK

MINNEHAHA COUNTRY CLUB

N ST

W 18TH ST MENLO PARK

SHERMAN PARK

I 29 I 29

DUNHAM PARK

BURNSIDE PARK

OYATE COMMUNITY CENTER

GREAT PLAINS ZOO

EA

N

SIOUX FALLS STADIUM

MCCART PARK

ELMEN TRAILHEAD

LEGACY PARK

265TH ST

UI

W

HUSTRULID SITE

GO NQ

VETERANS' MEMORIAL PARK

N WEST AVE

MARICAR COMMUNITY CENTER

HOWARD WOOD FIELD ELMWOOD PARK

S KIWANIS AVE

FAMILY PARK

L L ST N KIWANIS AVE

N LOUISE AVE

W MADISON ST

SE

N WESTERN AVE

467TH AVE

R

US

ELMWOOD PUBLIC GOLF COURSE

AL

S MAIN AVE

N MARION RD

N LA MESA DR

N ELLIS RD

MCGOVERN PARK SITE

269TH ST

32

W

W MAPLE ST W

SIOUX FALLS PARKS MAP

263RD ST

THELIN PARK

W BENSON RD

262ND ST

SANFORD SPORTS COMPLEX

S PHILLIPS AVE

468TH AVE

GREEN HILLS

S MINNESOTA AVE

W 60TH ST N

HWY 38

NURSERY SITE

N PRAIRIE AVE

I 90 I 90


I 90 I 90

N SIOUX BLVD

I 229

Aquatic Facilty Aquatic Facility E 60TH ST N

E 60TH ST N

E REDWOOD BLVD

Ice Rink Rink Ice

Skate Park Skate Park E HOLLY BLVD

W HOLLY BLVD

Golf Course Golf Course BLVD E ASPEN

E BENSON RD

H ST

BEADLE GREENWAY PARK

CHERRY ROCK PARK RIVERDALE RIVER PARK BOULEVARD GREENWAY

G E R RD

ROTARY PARK

S CLIFF

R PARK

PARK

E 33RD ST E 33RD ST

S

LIONS CENTENNIAL PARK

E 49TH ST

E AV

LEWIS PARK

BLVD S

PERRY NATURE AREA ARROWHEAD PARK

F 266TH ST

HWY 42

MAJESTIC MEADOWS PARK

HARMODON PARK

LAUREL OAK PARK & POOL

268TH ST

E 57TH ST

VE AD AM S A

JUDEE ESTATES SITE

E 41ST ST

OC K

N SIX MILE RD

KWY

MARY JO WEGNER ARBORETUM

MORNINGSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER MORNINGSIDE

PASLEY PARK

GLENVIEW PARK

PRAIRIE TRAIL PARK

WILLOW RUN GOLF COURSE FRANK OLSON PARK & POOL

E 26TH ST

TOWN ONE PARK

TUTHILL PARK

41ST ST

WY

FRED DAWLEY PARK

NORLIN GREENWAY

Y EA

E 33RD ST

E ARROWHEAD PK

FRANK OLSON PARK & POOL

E1 8 TH ST

LI

WHISPERING WOODS SOUTH PARK

269TH ST

E 69TH ST

E 85TH ST

270TH ST

110TH ST

APPLE AVE

RK

E 12TH ST

WILLOW RIDGE PARK

HWY 11

14TH ST

SP

E MADISON ST

481ST AVE

E 10TH ST

NELSON PARK

CK PLAZA

LINWOOD PARK

W PARK ST

480TH AVE

E 6TH ST

S SYCAMORE AVE

HERITAGE PARK DRAKE SPRINGS POOL

KENNY ANDERSON PARK

E MAPLE ST

S SIX MILE RD

WINONA PARK MELDRUM PARK

WILD MEADOWS SITE

VETERANS P

WHITTIER PARK

ER

OAK VIEW PARK KENNY ANDERSON COMMUNITY CENTER

N SYCAMORE AVE

RONNING PARK LEADERS PARK

S BAHNSON AVE

N WEBER

E AV

N CLEVELAND AVE

MANSOR PIONEER PARK

S CLEVELAND AVE

LIEN PARK

B LVD

TR

ST RI E BSR GREENWAY CORRIDOR

S SOUTHEASTERN AVE

DR

N CLIFF AVE

T AMIDO N S

ARK

GREAT BEAR PARK & SKI

CE

LACEY PARK

E ASPEN

Park Park

BRYANT PARK

X BLVD S SIOU

N 4TH AVE

Recreation Bike Trails Trails

125TH ST SPRING CREEK GOLF COURSE

SPRING 2024

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34

Arrowhead

Bakker

Beadle Greenway

Bryant

Burnside

Campus

Cherry Rock

Dan Dugan

Dunham

Earl McCart Fields

Elmen Park Trailhead

Elmwood

Emerson

Falls

Family

Farm Field

Fawick

Kirby Dog Park at Fort Sod

Frank Olson

Fred Dawley

Galway

Glenview

Granite Valley

Great Bear Recreation

Greenway (Norlin/River Blvd.)

Harmodon

Hayward

Heritage

Jefferson

Kenny Anderson

Kuehn

Lacey

Laurel Oak

Leaders

Legacy

Lewis

Lien

Linwood

Lion's Centennial

Lyon

recreation.siouxfalls.gov

Wedding Locations

Tennis Courts

Softball Fields

Soccer Practice Fields

Soccer Fields

Skate Park

Single Track Bike Trails

Sand Volleyball Courts

Restroom

Playground Structure

Ping Pong Table

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelters with electricity

Pickle Ball

Nature Hiking Trails

Mini-Pitch

Ice Rinks

Goose Feeding

Football Fields

Fishing Access

Drinking Fountains

Dog Park

Disc Golf

Canoe Access

Trail Access

Basketball Courts

Baseball Fields

Bandshell

No Alcohol

Alcohol Permited

PARK MATRIX


Mansor-Pioneer Marion Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum Majestic Meadows McKennan Meldrum Memorial Menlo Morningside Nelson Nusier Salem Field Oak View Oxbow Pasley Phillips Avenue Plaza Platinum Valley Prairie Hills West Prairie Meadows Prairie Trail Riverdale Ronning Rotary Sanford Sports Complex Sertoma Sherman Southern Vistas Spellerberg Spencer Terrace Thelin Tomar Tower Town One Tuthill Van Eps Veterans' Memorial Whispering Woods South Whittier Willow Ridge Yankton Trail Wheelchair Accessible

Available to Reserve Picnic Shelter

SPRING 2024

35

Wedding Locations

Tennis Courts

Softball Fields

Soccer Practice Fields

Soccer Fields

Skate Park

Single Track Bike Trails

Sand Volleyball Courts

Restroom

Playground Structure

Ping Pong Table

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelters with electricity

Pickle Ball

Nature Hiking Trails

Mini-Pitch

Ice Rinks

Goose Feeding

Football Fields

Fishing Access

Drinking Fountains

Dog Park

Disc Golf

Canoe Access

Trail Access

Basketball Courts

Baseball Fields

Bandshell

No Alcohol

Alcohol Permited

PARK MATRIX


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231 N. DAKOTA AVENUE SIOUX FALLS, SD 57104-5929 605-367-8222


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