Register NOW for Spring Youth Programs We offer a wide variety of Preschool and Youth Programs ranging from arts & crafts, athletics, camps, youth centers, special events, playground programs and many more! You are sure to find something of interest to your family.
Programs offered during the Summer Season:
Little Sluggers T-Ball (ages 3-4) Pee Wee T-Ball (ages 4-7)
Lob Ball (ages 6-10)
Instructional Softball (girls ages 7-11) Mini Kickers: Intro to Soccer (ages 2-3) Little Kickers: Intro to Soccer (ages 3-4) Kickin’ Kids Soccer Training (ages 4-6) Big Kickers: Soccer Training (ages 6-10) Flag-Football (ages 5-11)
Volleyball (ages 7-12)
Itty Bitty Basketball (ages 2-4) Pee Wee Basketball (ages 5-12) Youth Tennis Lessons (ages 5-18) Supervised Playgrounds (ages 5+)
Middle/High School Basketball Leagues
Family Fun Day in the Park
Saturday, May 9, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Franke Park Pavilion #1, Sherman Blvd.
Franke Park is the place for family fun this weekend! Enjoy messy games, hands on crafts, various booths represented by local sponsors and compete in the kids’ fun run or bicycle ride. There will be books to swap, food to eat, and animals to pet … plus toys, crafts, and other unique items for sale by their young owners. Pack up the family, invite your neighbors and friends, and join us for an exciting spring day in the park.
10:00 a.m. Book Swap & Sale, Kids Toy & Book Sale, Crafts/Games/Activities
11:00 a.m. Trike the Trail (Registration/Check-in 10:00-10:45 a.m.)
11:45 a.m. ¼ mile Spring Sprint Run (Registration/Check-in 11:00-11:30 a.m.)
12:00 p.m. 1 mile Spring Sprint Run (Registration/Check-in 11:00-11:45 a.m.)
Children’s Gently Used Book Swap & Sale
Books, books and more books! From pop-ups to paperbacks and every book in between, there’s something to please every child and teen. Youth of all ages may swap up to 5 books while purchasing is unlimited and open to everyone. Books start at 25¢ and are no more than $1 unless specifically marked.
We accept new and gently used books for the Swap and Sale. The books may be dropped off at the Community Center (233 W. Main) anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you have a large quantity of books, please call 427-6467 and arrangements will be made to have the books picked up.
Kids’ Toy & Book Sale
Boys and girls who would like to sell their own outgrown or no longer used toys and books may rent a table in the Kids’ Toy and Book Sale and conduct their own sales. Each registration provides a 6’ table. Children must conduct their own sale with the help of an adult. Ages 5+. Fee: $12/table. Call 427- 6467 for more information or to reserve your table.
Little Sluggers T-Ball
Little Sluggers: T-ball Training T-Ball is a great sport for developing hand/eye coordination and social skills and it is just plain fun! Your child will be introduced to throw- ing, catching, hitting, base running and the mechanics of baseball in this non-competitive, instructional program. Little Sluggers instruction is conducted through demonstrations and drills; scrimmages and competitions are not part of the program. Participants must be the minimum age before the start of the program session.
Pee Wee T-Ball
Pee Wee T-ball is a non-competitive, instructional program that teaches throwing, catching, fielding, batting and base running through demonstrations and drills. The program will end with a T-Ball Showcase at Lawton Park on August 4. Ages 4-6.
Mini Kickers & Little Kickers: Intro to Soccer
*Adult participation required
Basic soccer skills and terminology are the focus of this non-competitive, instructional program. Instruction is through demonstrations and skill games.
Kickin’ Kids is a non-competitive, instructional program designed to help young athletes develop basic soccer skills and learn the rules of the game. Emphasis is on sportsmanship, teamwork and FUN. The program will end with a Soccer Showcase at Kreager Park on August 5 and 6. Ages 4-6.
Big Kickers: Soccer Training
Big Kickers focuses on soccer strategy and game situations and requires some previous soccer experience in an organized program. Participants under the age of seven will be required to show proof of previous soccer experience. The season will end with a Soccer Showcase on August 5 and 6. Ages 6-10. Registration deadline: June 3..
Our non-competitive Flag Football program is designed to teach the basic skills in passing, running, offense and defense while emphasizing teamwork and sportsmanship. Players will learn skills and lessons that help them succeed both on and off the field. There will be a Football Showcase on August 3.
Itty Bitty Basketball
Your child may not come out of this class an all-star, but they will learn the fundamentals of basketball such as ball handling, passing and shooting. We’ll provide appropriately sized basketballs and portable 6-foot goals. Ages 2-4.
Pee Wee Basketball
Pee Wee Basketball focuses on fundamental basketball skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting, as well as the rules of the game in a non-competitive environment. The program is open to boys and girls kindergarten through 5th grades. Goals will be lowered for the K-2 grade level. The program will end with a special showcase on July 30 at which time each group will play a game against another park site. Each participant will receive a t-shirt.
Keep an eye out for our NEW Summer Instructional Basketball program for boys and girls ages 7-12 coming in July! This program will focus on basic skills such as dribbling, shooting, passing and ball handling. Watch for complete details in our Summer Fun Times booklet in mid-May.
Would recommend to aspiring young athletes. Brad K.
Pee Wee Basketball
The skills taught were very helpful! The coaches' attitudes were awesome! It was an excellent experience for my child. She look forward to it every week. Excellent job ladies. Bryan S.
My child had a great experience. Jennifer
Our child loved it. The program is excellent. We will do it next year for sure. Mary S.
Head coach was very good and so were her helpers. Joe Z.
Everything was awesome. Kids really enjoyed the program. Vanessa C.
This was a great program. Lots of fun and Aidan was always excited to go to practice. Jason C.
Coach Rachel and Kayla are fine coaches. John Z.
The soccer program is a great way to teach kids about soccer and start them in the sport in a positive way. Aaron Z.
Exellent and affordable. My son looks forward to playing. T. Norris
Wonderful, team-based way to introduce kids to soccer. Nick H.
The coaches were so fun and active with the kids. Always encouraging the kids with positive words. They were patient with the kids. My son Lukas learned to work on a team and improve his skills! We will definitely be signing up for his 3rd year next summer. Lukas loves it and couldn't wait for his practices. Tianna S.
The coaches knowledge and soccer skills more far beyond what I expected. They have taught my son skills that will be a great foundation for soccer as he grows. Michelle
Overall good program for the kids teaching teamwork and other skills. Kevin M.