Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation Spring 2022 Activities Guide

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SIOUX FALLS PARKS & RECREATION

ACTIVITIES GUIDE

SPRING 2022

EXPLORE! CONNECT! PLAY!


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ACTIVITIES GUIDE

CONTENTS

MISSION, VISION, VALUES, AND LOCATIONS......................4 TODDLER/PRESCHOOL................................................................ 5–6 YOUTH.......................................................................................................7–8 TEEN/TWEEN......................................................................................9–10 ADULT......................................................................................................11–15 SENIOR.................................................................................................. 17–18 ALL AGES..............................................................................................19–21 LEAGUES/TOURNAMENTS/SWIMMING LESSONS........22 LIFEGUARD COURSES...............................................................23–24

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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 humanrelations@siouxfalls.org at least five business days in advance of event.

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

Monday–Friday

2801 South Valley View Road, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

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.

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KENNY ANDERSON COMMUNITY CENTER | 605-978-6924 KUEHN COMMUNITY CENTER | 605-978-6926

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

MISSION | VISION | VALUES

SIOUXFALLS.ORG/COMMUNITY-CENTERS 3701 East Third Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

HOURS

COMMUNITY CENTERS

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.

MARICAR COMMUNITY CENTER | 605-978-6928

400 North Valley View Road, Sioux Falls, SD 57107

MORNINGSIDE COMMUNITY CENTER | 605-978-6930

2400 South Bahnson Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

OYATE COMMUNITY CENTER | 605-978-6932

2421 West 15th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

MIDCO AQUATIC CENTER

1601 SOUTH WESTERN AVENUE | 605-367-7665 MIDCOAQUATICCENTER.ORG

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

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 AGES 2–5

PLAYGROUP PROGRAM FREE

AGES: 2–5 Gather your friends at our “house” to play, create, and socialize. Our playgroups are open for kids from infant age to prekindergarten age. We will provide the equipment and toys while parents and adults provide the supervision. A 5-to-1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 12 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAR 2–MAY 13 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–12 NOON MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

CRAFT TIME AT PLAYGROUP FREE

AGES: 2–5 Once a month, we will be adding a little extra to our playgroup program. In addition to playing and burning some energy, your little one will have the opportunity to put together a fun craft. A 5-to-1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration required. March—St. Patrick's Day Craft

MAR 16 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE MAR 17 | THU | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE

MAR 12 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | $5 PER CHILD MAR 14 | MON | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. $5 PER CHILD

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGES: 4–5 There is music in nature! From the rustling of leaves to the sound of birds singing. Throughout history, nature has provided both artists and musicians with inspiration. To celebrate International Day of Forests, kids will investigate nature’s orchestra through listening to the sounds around them and creating sounds of their own! Parent participation required. Registration required.

APR 13 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE APR 14 | THU | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE May—Mother's Day Craft

MAY 4 | WED | 10:30 A.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE MAY 5 | THU | 10:30 A.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE

MAR 21 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

MARICAR C.C. AGES: 4–5 In celebration of National Popcorn day, we will be celebrating by reading and exploring the book, Hop on Pop, making some popcorn-related crafts and even popping up some popcorn and covering it with warm butter to enjoy. If you are a popcorn lover, this class is sure to please. Registration required.

MAR 10 | THU | 6-7 PM | $5 PER CHILD

AGES: 4–5 Do you have a little one that enjoys the game of basketball? This is their chance to learn some fundamentals of the game. We will work on dribbling, passing, ball handling, shooting, and scoring. Parent participation is highly encouraged so that they have someone to continue working on what they have learned, at home. Registration required.

MUSIC OF NATURE

April—Spring Craft

POPCORN PARTY

MARCH MADNESS BASKETBALL SKILLS

STRIDER BIKE SERIES FREE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. AGES: 2–5 SFPR is pleased to partner with Special Olympics South Dakota for Young Athletes Strider Program. This program gives kids ages 2–5 years old the opportunity to get the feel for riding a bike with the comfort of their feet on the ground. Bikes will be provided. Helmets are also required; please bring your own. Registration required.

APR 5–19 | TUE | 6:15–7:15 P.M. | FREE

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T-BALL

AGES: 4–5 Are you new to t-ball or looking for some practice heading into the season? Come to this introductory class on tee-ball, where your little one can learn to play the sport, or practice the skills that they already have! We will be practicing throwing, hitting, and fielding. If your little one has a glove, please bring it, but it’s not required. Registration required.

APR 7 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | LINWOOD PARK | $5 PER CHILD MAY 25 | WED | 6:30-7:30 P.M. | BAKKER PARK | $5 PER CHILD

ALPHABET HIKE

LEGACY PARK AGES: 2–3 Out into the great outdoors we go on a wild scavenger hunt! We will try to find objects in nature that begin with each letter of the alphabet! Parent participation required. Registration required.

BIG WHEELS RACE

AGES: 4–5 Join us for some fun Big Wheel Races! Your little ones will get an opportunity to showcase their speed and bike control and go head to head against their peers in this speed and skill-based race. Prizes will be given out to those that turn the fastest laps as well as who comes out on top in our head-to-head competition. Bring your own Big Wheel bike or borrow one of ours! Registration required.

APR 28 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MEMORIAL HOCKEY PEN $5 PER CHILD MAY 10 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | SHERMAN HOCKEY PEN $5 PER CHILD

APR 9 | SAT | 1–2 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

FUN AND FIT DAY FREE

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 2–5 Ride, run, jump, and jam! Join us on this gorgeous Saturday morning and participate in fitness-related activities, all while having fun! Inflatables, crafts, and tons of energy burning activities are waiting for you. Children must be supervised by an individual 16 years of age or older. No registration required.

APR 16 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE

BUBBLES! FREE

ARROWHEAD PARK AGES: 2–3 Bubbles are a great way to have fun while learning different textures and colors. We will play and observe our bubbles to understand them better. We will also create amazing bubble art and experience the inside of a massive hula-hoop bubble! Parent participation required. Registration required.

APR 27 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

MOTHER'S DAY CRAFTING

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 2–5 Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with those whom call you mom. Bring your little ones out for a morning of crafting. The kids will paint a flowerpot and then fill it with a beautiful flower just in time for Mother’s Day. Registration required.

MAY 7 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | $5 PER CHILD

BUTTERFLIES

PRAIRIE TRAIL PARK AGES: 4–5 Springtime is when butterflies emerge and fly all around us! Butterflies are an important part of our ecosystem. We will learn all about the butterfly life cycle with a fun craft, learn the body parts of a butterfly with a dress-up activity, and play a fun butterfly game! Parent participation required. Registration required.

MAY 26 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

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YOUTH AGES 6–12

GENERATION POUND

KUEHN C.C. AGES: 6–12 Generation POUND® is a youth-oriented program that fuses movement and music to improve focus, coordination, physical fitness, and teamwork skills. By combining exercise and interactive activities, students will learn new ways to explore movement, embrace their creativity, and ROCK OUT—ultimately building strength, confidence, and self-awareness. This class is led by POUND PRO, Chelsie Lind. Registration required.

FEB 22–MAR 29 | TUE | 4–5 P.M. | $60 PER SERIES

YOGA FOR KIDS FREE

AGES: 6–12 An introduction for elementary students to yoga basics. We will burn off a bit of that excess “after class energy” with some fast-paced moves, learn some basic yoga postures, introduce some breathing techniques to help with managing emotions, try a basic meditation, play yoga games, and even color a few poses to display on fridge gallery. Mats provided. No registration required.

MAR 1 | TUE | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAR 8 | TUE | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C. | FREE MAR 15 | TUE | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | OYATE C.C. | FREE MAR 22 | TUE | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | FREE MAR 29 | TUE | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

BATH TIME FUN

OYATE C.C. AGES: 6–9 Soaking in a hot bath is a health-promoting ritual that soothes the muscles and hydrates the skin. In this class, you will have the opportunity to create, mix, and make your very own bath bombs and bath salts. You will also get to choose the scent and color to make bath time even better. All supplies provided to make and take between 10 and 12 bath bombs and a jar of bath salts. Registration required.

MAR 6 | SUN | 1–2:30 P.M. | $10 PER CHILD

LIFE CYCLES

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGES: 6–9 All living things go through a life cycle! Join us as we explore the unique life cycles of different animals and plants along the trails of the Great Bear Recreation Park. Registration required.

MAR 15 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

JR. BIRDERS

FAMILY PARK AGES: 6–9 Birdwatching can assist kids in building patience, concentration, and observation while allowing them to develop a crucial connection to the natural world. We will play a bird beak game, learn a few different birdcalls, and go on a scavenger hunt in search of birds throughout our surroundings while learning how to properly use binoculars. Binoculars provided. Registration required.

APR 13 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

EARTH DAY EXPLORERS

ARROWHEAD PARK AGES: 6–9 Get in the spirit of Earth Day by participating in Earth Day Explorers! Studies show that spending time in nature can reduce stress and anxiety and even promote emotional development in children. Participants will participate in an Earth Day service project, craft, and other outdoor-themed activities. Participants must be prepared to spend the day outside, wear closed-toed shoes, and bring a water bottle. Registration required.

APR 23 | SAT | 1–3 P.M. | $10 PER CHILD

TRANSFORMATIONAL MIME

OYATE C.C. AGES: 8–12 Join Jaren and Michael, from Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation’s Storyland Children’s Theater, as we jump into the work of transformation. We will create mime pieces where people are silent but objects can talk. Movement, story, and creativity take center stage with this interactive workshop. Registration required.

APR 23 | SAT | 2:30–4:30 P.M. | $10 PER CHILD

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YOUTH CONTINUED

YOUTH SAND VOLLEYBALL FREE

YOUTH ULTIMATE FLAG FOOTBALL FREE

GALWAY PARK AGES: 6–9 Like most sports, they evolve from another activity. Ultimate Flag Football is no different. This fun and fast-paced program combines elements of Ultimate Frisbee with elements of Flag Football! Enjoy the basic elements of both sports in one in a friendly casual game. No team? No worries! We will be deciding team’s day of. Registration required.

APR 30 | SAT | 11 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE

PLANT AND GROW

FALLS PARK OPEN AIR SHELTER AGES: 6–9 Come learn the secret behind how a plant grows. Children who garden have shown an increased level of responsibility, self-awareness, and a higher likelihood to eat healthy foods including fruits and vegetables. After learning from an expert gardener, participants will decorate a flowerpot and then plant their very own plant in it to take home. Mother’s Day is right around the corner and homemade treasures make the best gifts! Registration required.

MAY 1 | SUN | 1–2 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

PARENT AND ME PICKLEBALL CHALLENGE

TERRY REDLIN AGES: 6–9 Looking for something fun and competitive and a way to bond with your little one? Join us for our Parent and Me Pickleball Challenge! This challenge is sure to bring the fun while you both enjoy one of the fastest growing sports! Pickleball is a fun paddle sport, designed for all ages and skill levels. With simple rules and elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, the game is easy for beginners but quick and competitive for more experienced players. Join us for a Saturday of Pickleball and put your skills to the test in this bracket format challenge. Register by 5 p.m. on April 18 to be guaranteed a one-of-a kind T-shirt! Registration required.

CHERRY ROCK PARK AGES: 6–9 Bump, set, and 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 all about being active, teamwork, and most importantly having fun! All skill levels are welcome. If you don’t have a team, no worries! We will play in a pick-up game format! Registration required.

MAY 12 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

PIZZA CREATIONS

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. AGES: 6–9 Pizza is a favorite food of so many kids. And the kitchen is one of the most fun places to experiment and learn about science! In recognition of National Pizza party day, join us for a super cool science experiment to see what makes bread rise. We will then be making our very own pizza and playing a pizza game while we enjoy our creations. Registration required.

MAY 15 | SUN | 12 NOON–1 P.M. | $5 PER CHILD

PAPER AIRPLANES FREE

UPPER TERRACE PARK AGES: 4–17 Building paper airplanes can teach you the basics of aerodynamics and flight. In this program, we invite you to try out folding paper to make that perfect airplane. Each participant will build three airplanes. The planes will be built to see which one can stay in the air the longest, which plane can go the furthest, and which one can land on a target. Prizes will be awarded for each category. Join us on National Paper Airplane Day for this family friendly event and see if your child has what it takes to be a great pilot. All supplies will be provided. Registration required.

MAY 26 | THU | 6-7 P.M. | FREE FOR THE LATEST UPDATES ON EVENTS, PROGRAMS, AND NEWS, FOLLOW OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS AND SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER! SIGN UP HERE:

MAY 7 | SAT | 10 A.M.–12 NOON | $15 PER TEAM

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TEEN/TWEEN AGES 10–17

WORLD WATER DAY: WATERSHEDS AND WETLANDS

TEEN FUTSAL FREE

LEGACY PARK AGES: 10–12 Our planet’s surface is mostly covered in water! To celebrate World Water Day we will learn how all of that water connects together and helps us survive through building our own buffer, studying the water around us, and observing different animals around the water. Registration required.

MAR 22 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

INTRO TO ACTING WORKSHOP

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 13–17 Join Jaren and Michael, from Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation’s Storyland Children’s Theater, in this twohour program. We will explore the basics of acting through games and scene work. Participants will walk away with a working knowledge of theater terms, tools for character analysis, and the confidence to audition for and be in plays. Registration required.

MAR 26 | SAT | 2:30–4:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

MARICAR C.C. AGES: 13–17 Partnering with Dakota Alliance Soccer, we bring you Futsal! Futsal is a fast-paced version of soccer with a couple of twists. One of the major differences is that Futsal is played indoors. The game is played 5 vs. 5 rather than a traditional 11 vs. 11 soccer match, giving everyone plenty of playing time to make a difference! Futsal also utilizes a special weighted indoor ball to ensure maximum control. Join us for some fun, and bring your family to join in at the end! Don’t have a team? No sweat; we will find a team for you to join, for this “pickup game” format. All levels are welcome. Registration required.

APR 11 | MON | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

TWEEN ULTIMATE FLAG FOOTBALL FREE

LACEY PARK AGES: 10–12 Like most sports, they evolve from another activity. Ultimate Flag Football is no different. This fun and fastpaced program combines elements of Ultimate Frisbee with elements of Flag Football! Enjoy the basic elements of both sports in one in a friendly casual game. No team? No worries! We will be deciding team’s day of. Registration required.

APR 23 | SAT | 11 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE

HARRY POTTER PALOOZA

AMPHIBIAN EXPEDITION

TUTHILL PARK AGES: 10–12 Salamanders, frogs, and other amphibians emerge once the snow turns to rain, robins begin foraging, and different springtime plants emerge in the forests. Join us in our search for different amphibians through logrolling, rock flipping and a soil survey. Registration required.

KUEHN C.C. AGES: 10–12 “Troll in the dungeons! Troll in the dungeons! Thought you ought to know!” This is the start of a scene from the Philosopher’s Stone, when the mountain troll is loose in Hogwarts. In this fun class, we will be using chemistry to make troll bogeys magnetic slime. We will also be making a magic wand, so that with a swish and a flick, you can defeat this troll. We will also be burning some energy by playing quidditch. This class will make your eyes LUMOS with excitement!! Registration required.

MAY 2 | MON| 6–8 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

APR 9 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

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STAR WARS EXTRAVAGANZA

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 10–12 May the 4th be with you! Are you a Star Wars fan? Join us for a fun evening filled with Star Wars festivities. We will be playing Star Wars tag, unscrambling your favorite characters, making a Heart of Kyper craft, and enjoying some treats compliments of Princess Leia and Chewbacca. Registration required.

MAY 4 | WED | 6-8 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

TWEEN SAND VOLLEYBALL FREE

RIVERDALE PARK AGES: 10–12 Bump, set, and 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 all 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.

MAY 19 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

TEEN TREK FREE

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGES: 13–17 Hiking can improve both physical and mental health in teens resulting in improved mood and school performance. We will learn the basics of backpacking essentials, explore the trails in search of animals and plants, and gain necessary exercise to improve overall health. Registration required.

MAY 24 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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ADULT AGES 18+

ARTHRITIS AQUATICS—NEW!

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ The Basic Arthritis Aquatics program is a group exercise class geared toward participants with different ability levels. It is designed to improve range of motion, balance, muscle strength, and endurance. Participants improve joint flexibility and stiffness supported by the buoyancy and resistance of the water. The 45–50-minute class will be held twice a week in the warm water pool. If you have recently had a joint replacement or are planning to have one, this is the class for you. Registration is required and limited to 15 per class. Water shoes are recommended.

MAR 4–APR 22 | FRI | 10–10:45 A.M. | $35 PER SERIES

MEAL PREP 101 FREE

GOOD MORNING YOGA

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Start your day by “working the kinks out.” We’ll begin with a series of deep stretches to warm up, leading to a smooth flow, and a calming cool down. Engage the breath, increase your strength, balance, and flexibility. Adopt a practice that opens your body and your mind to a calm, focused energy that helps you own your day! Please bring your own yoga mat. Registration required.

MAR 7–APR 25 | MON | 6:30–7:30 A.M. | $40 PER SERIES

KUEHN C.C. AGES: 18+ Meal planning made easy. There are several benefits to planning your meals ahead of time—saving time is one that many appreciate most! Filling your week with foods that fuel your body and having a plan to get them on the table doesn’t have to feel like a daunting task. The following meal planning tips will help break down this process so that you can feel confident to stay on track with your goals for the week. This class is in partnership with Sanford Profile. Registration required.

MAR 10 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

NAT'L PLANT A FLOWER DAY

BUNCO FREE

AGES: 18+ Bunco is a parlor game played in teams with three dice. When you roll “three of a kind” of the number you are currently rolling, this is a Bunco. Come out and learn how to play this fast-paced dice game and enjoy the socialization of the evening. Registration required.

MAR 9 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | FREE APR 6 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAY 11 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. AGES: 18+ In recognition of National Plant a Flower Day, we invite you to join us to learn how to make your own wooden planter box. Wood pieces will be precut. 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 every other day and watch as your creation comes to life. All supplies will be precut and provided. Registration required.

MAR 12 | SAT | 10–11:30 A.M. | $12 PER PARTICIPANT

FOR INFORMATION ON AQUATICS CLASSES AND EVENTS AT MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER, VISIT midcoaquaticcenter.org

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ADULT CONTINUED

CALLING THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART! CHECK OUT A LIST OF FREE ACTIVITIES PROVIDED BY OUR MOBILE RECREATION UNIT: siouxfalls.org/parks/mobile-recreation-unit

YIN STRETCH

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ Yin is a deep stretch class where postures are held for two to seven minutes to help stretch body parts such as fascia, tendons, and ligaments while stressing joints and activating meridians in traditional Chinese medicine. The practice creates greater flexibility and mobility. We recommend this class to anyone that lives an active lifestyle, and believe this could benefit all athletes, yogis, as well as those dealing with chronic low back pain. Please bring your own yoga mat. Registration required.

MAR 13–APR 17 | SUN | 3:30–4:30 P.M. | $30 PER SERIES

GET TO KNOW YOGA'S SCIENCE: AYURVEDA

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 18+ In this introduction to Ayurveda (meaning: the science of life) we will explore how the three basic doshas relate to the seasons of the year, the stages of life, and your own constitution. We will look at how diet and herbs along with yoga postures can help soothe, and balance your body and mind. You’ll have an opportunity to try out some Ayurvedic teas and be given references for Ayurvedic recipes. Registration required.

MAR 16–APR 20 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | $30 PER SERIES

COMPOSTING 101

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 18+ Composting can help reduce food and other organic wastes, in turn helping preserve nature for future generations! Building and maintaining a compost pile is a sure-fire way to become a better gardener. You will be introduced to the different types of composting, view a compost bin, and receive a small plant to start your garden early! Registration required.

MAR 13 | SUN | 3–4 P.M. | $8 PER PARTICIPANT

LUCK OF THE LAP

AGES: 18+ MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER Test your luck here 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. Registration required. Register by March 1 to guarantee a T-shirt.

MAR 15–19 | TUE–SAT | ALL DAY | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PETS FREE

KUEHN C.C. AGES: 18+ Family is precious, whether they have two legs or four. Essential oils are powerful options for your pets. They can be used to help ease those super common anxious feelings, settle an upset tummy, or help our aging friends by reducing joint pain. While there are some cautions with oils, there are actually a lot of options too! Come and learn how you can support your furry friends with very natural and safe tools. Registration required.

MAR 31 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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ADULT CONTINUED

MENTAL HEALTH 101: ADULTS FREE

ADULT FUTSAL FREE

APR 5 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

APR 14 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

FEEL GOOD FLOW

MENTAL HEALTH 101: EATING DISORDERS FREE

MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: 18+ This class goes out to all adults ages 18 and up who are interested in learning more about mental health and the resources available in Sioux Falls. This session will provide education on the warning signs someone may be struggling with mental health issues, prevalence of mental health conditions within America and our region, and the importance of self-care. The group will also discuss the different resources that are available within the Sioux Falls area and teach participants some basic coping skills they might find helpful in managing emotions. This class is in partnership with Avera Behavioral Health. Registration required.

KUEHN C.C. AGES: 18+ Release the tension accumulated throughout your week, and shed the tightness and fatigue of a long day as you move through a series of postures that bring openness and ease to your hips, shoulders, and low back. Find yourself relaxed and renewed as you head into your evening. Please bring your own yoga mat. Registration required.

APR 7–MAY 26 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | $40 PER SERIES

MENTAL HEALTH 101: FREE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 18+ Partnering with Dakota Alliance Soccer, we bring you Futsal! Futsal is a fast-paced version of soccer with a couple of twists. One of the major differences is that Futsal is played indoors. The game is played 5 vs. 5 rather than a traditional 11 vs. 11 soccer match, giving everyone plenty of playing time to make a difference! Futsal also utilizes a special weighted indoor ball to ensure maximum control. Join us for some fun and bring your family to join in at the end! Don’t have a team? No sweat, we will find a team for you to join, for this “pickup game” format. All levels are welcome. Registration required.

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 18+ This class is for adults ages 18 and up and/or parents of children and/or adolescents interested in learning more about eating disorders and the resources available in Sioux Falls. This session will provide education on the different types of eating disorders and the warning signs that exist with each. We will talk about the prevalence of eating disorders and resources that are available within the Sioux Falls area. This class is in partnership with Avera Behavioral Health. Registration required.

APR 19 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

KUEHN C.C. ALL AGES This class is for parents of children or adolescents interested in learning more about mental health and the resources available in Sioux Falls. This session will provide education on the warning signs that your child may be struggling with mental health issues, prevalence of mental health conditions among this age group, and the importance of self-care. The group will also discuss different resources that are available within the Sioux Falls area that work with children and adolescents. In addition, participants will be taught basic coping skills that they can utilize with their loved one. This class is in partnership with Avera Behavioral Health. Registration required.

MENTAL HEALTH 101: ADDICTION FREE

KENNY ANDERSON C.C. AGES: 18+ This class if for adults ages 18 and up that are interested in learning more about addiction and the resources available in Sioux Falls. What is addiction? What places someone at risk for developing addiction and what makes it so difficult to recover from addiction. Learn more about what resources are available and how to get access to treatment. This class is in partnership with Avera Behavioral Health. Registration required.

APR 26 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

APR 12 | TUE | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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ESSENTIAL OILS—GREEN CLEANING FREE

OYATE C.C. AGES: 18+ Unlike conventional cleaning products, green cleaning products are created using safe, nontoxic, and biodegradable ingredients. Eco-friendly cleaning products not only reduce air and water pollution but also help fight climate change and ozone depletion. Unfortunately, many of the hazardous chemicals in conventional products are often carcinogens, neurotoxins, mutagens, teratogens, or endocrine disrupters. As an added bonus, choosing to DIY green cleaning products will actually save you money. Come learn about how you can use essential oils as safe and effective options from a natural goo gone to an allpurpose cleaner. Registration required.

APR 27 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

POUND ROCKOUT WORKOUT

MCKENNAN PARK BANDSHELL AGES: 18+ Channel your inner rock star with this cardio jam session inspired by the energizing, infectious, and sweatdripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements. Using Ripstix, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up, and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities. Get excited! Registration required.

MAY 4 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT MAY 11 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT MAY 18 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT MAY 25 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | $10 PER PARTICIPANT

DATE HIKE FREE ECO-FRIENDLY CAMPING FREE

GALWAY PARK AGES: 18+ Living an eco-friendly lifestyle can help preserve our natural world for future generations! Throughout this program, we will learn different products and practices that help in conserving resources like water and energy while camping. Registration required.

LEADERS PARK AGES: 18+ Looking for an active Friday night date? Join our outdoor recreation specialist in an exciting hike in search of different plants and animals that call Leaders Park their home during springtime. We will learn all about the surrounding natural history and how to identify it. You never know what you will see, so join us for this wild hike. Registration required.

MAY 6 | FRI | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

APR 28 | THU | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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FOOTVOLLEY FREE

DUNHAM PARK AGES: 18+ SFPR along with Dakota Alliance Soccer bring you Footvolley! Do you love playing volleyball and you’re passionate about soccer too. Why not try both? Introducing for the first time to Sioux Falls, our newest sport, Footvolley. This “samba” filled sport was created in Brazil, and mixes multiple aspects from both volleyball and soccer. Footvolley combines field rules that are based on those of beach volleyball while having ball-touch rules used in soccer. Essentially, footvolley is beach volleyball except players are not allowed to use their hands, and a football replaces the volleyball. Come try out this perfect combination of summer sand volleyball and all the skills of soccer, in this pickup format. Registration required.

MAY 11 | WED | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

HIKE + YOGA

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK AGES: 18+ Take your yoga practice to the trails! 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 carry our items with us as we adventure onto the trails to find a serene place to lay our mats. Come expecting a yoga flow for all levels in the midst of nature to complement our hiking experience. Trail is of moderate difficulty, so sturdy tennis shoes or boots are recommended. THINGS TO BRING: a backpack with water, sunscreen, bug spray, and a towel/mat to practice on. Please plan to arrive five minutes early to check in as we will head out on the trails promptly at 9 a.m. Registration required.

MAY 14 | SAT | 9–10:30 A.M. | $20 PER PARTICIPANT

ESSENTIAL OILS—MEDICINE CABINET MAKEOVER

FREE

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 18+ One million workers miss work each day due to stress. Four of five top causes of absenteeism from school or work are easily resolved with natural solutions. Essential oils have empowered my family in so many ways and are a go-to for common issues such as respiratory support, immune support, healing bumps/cuts/bruises, bug bites, emotional support, and the list goes on. Come learn my best secrets and top oils that are a must in any medicine cabinet. Registration required.

MAY 16 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | FREE

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SENIOR AGES 55+

WALKING PROGRAM FREE

MORNINGSIDE C.C. AGES: 55+ Our walking program is a great way to stay healthy and active in a climate-controlled environment. Lap counters are available so you can log your daily progress. Come for some exercise and socialize along the way! No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 13 | MON–FRI | 8–10 A.M. | FREE

OYATE C.C. AGES: 55+ All natural scents are arguably the best fragrances to fill your home with. Not only do they help make your house smell delicious, they also double as gorgeous displays. We will create two delicious smelling scents for you to take back home. All materials provided. Registration required.

MAR 10 | THU | 10–11 A.M. | FREE

SENIOR OPEN REC FREE

AGES: 55+ Meet and connect with both old friends and new! Enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing over a game of cards, a board game, or a game of shuffleboard. No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 12 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAR 2–MAY 13 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

SENIOR WII BOWLING LEAGUE FREE

OYATE C.C. AGES: 55+ Are you looking for an activity to get you out of the house? Join us for an evening league of Wii bowling. We will keep your score from one game to the next and award someone the “Ultimate Bowler” award each night. You do not need to attend every evening. Registration required.

MAR 1 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE MAR 8 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE MAR 15 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE MAR 22 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE MAR 29 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

SENIOR CARD GAMES FREE

AGES: 55+ Card games can help you acquire new skills, help you relax, and can be a great exercise for your brain. Come learn new games and meet some new people. We will be learning a new game each night. Registration required.

MAR 16 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | CANASTA | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAY 25 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | GARBAGE PAIL RUMMY MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

SENIOR BOARD GAME NIGHT FREE

AGES: 55+ Board games can be excellent for improving social and analytical skills. Board games can also contribute to brain development and memory retention. Join us to enjoy a board game while meeting some new people. Registration required.

APR 13 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | SCRABBLE | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | FREE MAY 18 | WED | 6–8 P.M. | SORRY | MARICAR C.C. | FREE

SENIOR BOCCE BALL FREE

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ALL NATURAL ROOM SCENTS FREE

MEMORIAL PARK AGES: 55+ Time to get the ball rolling! Bocce is one of the most widely played games in the world and is skill level friendly! Join us for this fun and social activity and enjoy some fresh air. Bring your own Bocce set or use a set of ours. Registration required.

MAY 14 | SAT | 10–11 A.M. | FREE

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MINI-DOGGATHON FREE

KIRBY DOG PARK AGES: ALL AGES This class goes out to all dog lovers. Come enjoy our mini marathon with your furry best friend. You and your four-legged friend will be sure to have a great time as we run/walk from Kirby Dog Park to Cherry Rock Park and back. You can choose to enjoy a nice recreational stroll, or get on your competitive hat and try to finish the top three for some prizes. All levels are welcome. Registration required.

MAY 22 | SUN | 11 A.M.–12:30 P.M. | FREE

SENIOR WALKING SOCCER

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AGES: 55+ Walking soccer is a simple variation of the real thing, but the variation is what makes it one of the best sports for elderly people to play. The name should give it away, no running allowed. Walking Soccer is an ideal way to get some aerobic exercise without putting too much stress on your joints. You’ll boost your heart health while taking part in a highly sociable game. You’ll feel fitter and improve your mental health all in one shot. Let’s call that a goal. Registration required.

MAY 17 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE MAY 24 | TUE | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | MARICAR C.C. | FREE

SENIOR RECREATION TRAIL TOUR FREE

DUNHAM PARK 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 of the golf carts independently. FREE. Registration required.

MAY 19 | THU | 9–10 A.M. | FREE MAY 19 | THU | 10–11 A.M. | FREE MAY 19 | THU | 11 A.M.–12 NOON | FREE MAY 19 | THU | 12 NOON–1 P.M. | FREE

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ALL AGES MORNING OPEN REC FREE

ALL AGES Our game rooms are full of board games, toys, and other fun activities; come socialize and play! A 5-to1 ratio of children to adults must be observed. No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 12 | TUE, THU | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. | KUEHN C.C. | FREE MAR 2–MAY 13 | MON, WED, FRI | 10 A.M.–1 P.M. | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE

UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT

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. Participants will need to have an active swim pass or pay daily admission rates.

APR 9 | SAT | 2:30–4 P.M.

OPEN REC FREE

ALL AGES Explore, connect, and play in a fun and safe way! Drop in basketball play is available in double court gymnasiums. Game rooms are full of board games, toys, and other fun activities. There are five community centers in town, including Kenny Anderson, Kuehn, MariCar, Morningside, and Oyate. Children under the age of seven must be supervised by an adult. No registration required.

MAR 1–MAY 13 | MON–FRI | 2:45-6 P.M. | FREE MAR 5–MAY 8 | SAT AND SUN | 1-5 P.M. | FREE

DOGGIE SPRING FLING FREE

SPENCER DOG PARK ALL AGES Join us for our very first Doggie Easter 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 ten eggs for ten different prizes! Event will start PROMPTLY at 3 p.m. Registration required.

APR 10 | SUN | 2:30–3:30 P.M. | FREE

FAMILY WII GAMES FREE

AGES: 4+ Does your family enjoy a little fun competition? Join us for a little fun around the city. Each night will be a different game and a different location. Come and see how your family measures up against others! Free. Registration required.

MAR 7 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | BOWLING | MORNINGSIDE C.C. | FREE MAR 14 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | TENNIS | OYATE C.C. | FREE MAR 21 | MON | 6–7 P.M. | BASEBALL | KENNY ANDERSON C.C. | FREE

FAMILY NITE OUT FREE

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC FREE

MARICAR C.C. ALL AGES What a great way to kick off the weekend! Gather the family and come have fun with our entertainment, carnival games, and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult to attend Family Nite Out. No registration required.

MAR 25 | FRI | 6–8 P.M. | FREE

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MCKENNAN PARK BANDSHELL ALL AGES To celebrate National Picnic Day, we have invited musician Phil Baker to come out and get you up and moving and ready for the summer. Pack your picnic lunch and enjoy it while the band performs. Don’t forget to bring along your favorite teddy bear to rock out with you! No registration required.

APR 23 | SAT | 12 NOON–1 P.M. | FREE

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SUNSET FISHING FREE

TERRACE PARK SOUTH END COVELL LAKE ALL AGES Whether you enjoy fishing or would like 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 years of age or older must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

MAY 3 | TUE | 6–8 P.M. | FREE MAY 17 | TUE | 6–8 P.M. | FREE

SUNRISE FISHING FREE

TERRACE PARK WEST COVELL LAKE ALL AGES The initial hours of the day have been proven a prime time for fishing! Fish are just beginning their day with breakfast, so they are extremely active! Come out and join us for a morning of fishing. Whether you are brand new to fishing or an expert, this program is for you. All the necessary equipment will be provided for you to enjoy a morning of fishing. Poles and bait will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals 16 years of age or older must have a valid South Dakota fishing license. No registration required.

MAY 14 | SAT | 7:30–8:30 A.M. | FREE

WORLD MIGRATORY BIRD DAY BIRDING HIKE FREE ARROWHEAD PARK ALL AGES May 14th 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 Arrowhead Park for some of these beautiful animals. Our outdoor recreation specialist will provide you with key identification aspects, how to use binoculars, and more. Binoculars provided! Registration required.

GEOCACHING HIKE

GREAT BEAR RECREATION PARK 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 operate 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.

MAY 18 | WED | 6–7 P.M. | $5 PER PARTICIPANT

NATIONAL KIDS TO THE PARK DAY FREE FISH-A-THON

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

MAY 21 | SAT | 9–11 A.M. | FREE

FAMILY BOCCE BALL FREE

CAMPUS PARK ALL AGES Time to get the ball rolling! Bocce is one of the most widely played games in the world and is skill level friendly! Join us for this fun and social activity and enjoy some fresh air. Bring your own Bocce set or use a set of ours. Registration required.

MAY 26 | THU | 6:30–7:30 P.M. | FREE

FOR INFORMATION ON AQUATICS CLASSES AND EVENTS AT MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER, VISIT midcoaquaticcenter.org

MAY 14 | SAT | 2–3 P.M. | FREE

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BIKE TRAIL ADVENTURE FREE

SPENCER PARK ALL AGES Did you know we have one of the best recreation trails in the nation? If you’ve never had a chance to explore it, or didn’t want to navigate it by yourself, then come have a wheelie good time with us as we explore our beautiful recreation trail. This will be a great opportunity to learn a bit more about Sioux Falls and one of our many amenities, while getting a great workout in. We will make multiple stops to use the restrooms or answer any questions you might have. Our meeting point will be at Spencer Park, where we will start our journey to Yankton Trails, Sertoma Park, and make our way back to Spencer Park. Bikes not provided. Registration required.

MAY 28 | SAT | 12 NOON | FREE

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LEAGUES/TOURNAMENTS SAND VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

ADULT KICKBALL LEAGUE

AGES: 18+

Our 2022 Sand Volleyball Season is set to serve on May 23! Join us at either Riverdale Park or Cherry Rock Park as we have a wide range of offerings sure to fit into 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. Following the regular season, all teams will have the option to compete in a oneday season ending tournament. Team fee is $75 with registration and payment is due by May 13. Monday

Coed Rec

Cherry Rock

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Coed Rec B

Riverdale

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Women’s Power

Riverdale

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Women’s Rec

Riverdale

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Coed Rec B

Cherry Rock

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Coed Rec

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Coed Rec B

Riverdale

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Coed B4’s

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DUNHAM PARK AGES: 18+

Get ready for our Kickball League Season for 2022! First pitches are set to roll out mid-July. Join us at Dunham Park where we will have two different divisions to fit into anyone's skill level. We offer a social and an experienced division both playing on either Wednesday or Thursday nights. Game times will be played at either 6:15 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. for an eight-week season. Teams will have the option to compete in a one-day end-of-season tournament after the regular season has ended.

TO REGISTER FOR ADULT LEAGUES, VISIT siouxfalls.org/leagues

SWIMMING LESSONS INDOOR SWIMMING LESSON REGISTRATION MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER AGES: ALL

SPRING SESSION | FEB 28–APR 2

Registration is open 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, through 6 p.m., Tuesday, February 22. You also have the opportunity to sign up on the first day of swimming lessons if openings for lessons are still available. For details and registration, visit midcoaquaticcenter.org/swimming-lessons.

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LIFEGUARD CLASSES AQUATIC CERTIFICATION CLASSES CALLING ALL LIFEGUARDS! Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Department 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 and therefore, reserve the right to hire only the most qualified applicants for all positions and do not guarantee employment based on training completion. 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 precourse swimming skills test. For more information on this program, contact the Midco® Aquatic Center at 605-367-POOL. Detailed course information available at www.midcoaquaticcenter.org/certifications Lifeguard Training Course: COURSE 1: MAR 4–6 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.—6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 2: MAR 11–13 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 3: MAR 18–20 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 4: APR 1–3 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 5: APR 8–10 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 6: APR 22–24 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 8: MAY 6–8 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 9: MAY 13–15 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 10: MAY 20–22 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* COURSE 11: MAY 27–29 Fri–Sun | 5 p.m. start on Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m. start on Saturday and Sunday | $185 per person* *Reimbursement available to those who qualify. Please contact the Midco® Aquatic Center for details.

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WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR COURSE MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER

This dynamic American Red Cross course teaches the dedicated individual how to instruct infants, children, and adults in water safety and swimming lessons. Water Safety Instructors are in high demand and teaching people to swim is a fun, rewarding part-time job for people of all ages. Upon completion of the WSI course, participants will be certified to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons. A major portion of this class will be done online using the blended learning format. For more information on this program, contact the Midco® Aquatic Center at 605-367-POOL or midcoaquaticcenter.org/certifications.

MAR 19 | SAT | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. | $255 PER PERSON APR 16 | SAT | 8 A.M.–6 P.M. | $255 PER PERSON

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SWIM PASSES 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 register.siouxfallsparks.org. • All family members on the swim pass must have their photos taken. • For details on swim pass rates, visit midcoaquaticcenter.org/admission.

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

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$70

$170

$190

Senior 55+

$5

$40

$95

$110

Standard Rates Apply

$40

$95

$110

Not available

$100

$240

$300

Reduced-Income Adult

$1 Fall/Winter/Spring only

$40

$95

$110

Reduced-Income Family

$1 per individual Fall/Winter/Spring only

$50

$120

$155

Not Available

FREE

Not Available

Not Available

Under age 2 is free

Veteran Family

For qualifying individuals

For qualifying families

Free Family/Adult/ Senior Citizen Pass For qualifying families

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.

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

1601 South Western Avenue—for more information on swim passes, visit midcoaquaticcenter.org/admission. Monday–Friday 5:30 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.–6 p.m. Sunday 12 noon–5 p.m.