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Parent-Child Programs

Summer Programs

Yoga in the Park (free)

Join us for yoga classes on the park lawn! We have both adult-only options and family options (all ages welcome). No yoga experience is necessary and there is something for everyone! Please bring your own mat or a towel.  Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather. Cancellations will be posted on our social media pages. 

  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: No Registration Required... Just Show Up!
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Location: Lawrence Street Park - Green Space
  • July 13, 20, 27 (Tue): Family Yoga (All Ages), 6pm-6:45pm
  • Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 (Tue)Family (All Ages), 11-11:45am | Adult Only (13 Yr Olds-Adults), 12-1pm


Open Swim

Open swim is a great time for all ages to enjoy the pool! Diving boards, youth water slide, basketball hoop various pool toys and floats are available. We also provide life jackets, puddle jumpers and infant floats for non-swimmers. 

  • July Pool Calendars
  • Mon & Wed: 7-8:30pm
  • Tue, Thur, Fri: 1:30-3:30pm
  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass OR Family Fitness Membership 
  • Free Open Swim Access: While Enrolled In Our Swim Lesson | Included in All Fitness Memberships

Parent & Tot: Paddle & Play!

5 Yrs & Younger + Guardian

A special time in the pool for parents and little ones to enjoy swimming and play time with friends! A parent or guardian must be in the water and provide direct supervision for their child(ren).

  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass
  • Day: Fridays
  • Dates: Resumes In The Fall
  • Time:  9:30-10:45am

 

Fall & Winter Programs

Parent & Tot: Paddle & Play OPEN SWIM

5 Yrs & Younger + Guardian

A special time in the pool for parents/guardians and their little ones to enjoy swimming and play time with friends! A parent or guardian must be in the water and provide direct supervision for their child(ren).

  • Cost: $3 P/Swimmer OR Included With Splash Passes
  • Day: Fridays
  • Dates: Sept 24-May 13 (Skip Nov 26, Dec 24, 31, Apr 1, 8) 
  • Time: 9:30-10:45am

PARENT & CHILD SWIM LESSONS

6 Months - 3 Yr Olds (+ Guardian)

Learning how to swim can save your child’s life! Join us to learn the following skills: Enter and exit water together | Getting wet with toys  | Front and back holds | Songs and games | Blowing bubbles | Splashing and kicking legs | Splashing and reaching arms | Front and back glides | Water safety rules

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • Sept 13-Oct 18: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Sept 15-Oct 20: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Sept 18-Oct 23: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Nov 1-Dec 13 (Skip Nov 22): Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Nov 3-Dec 15 (Skip Nov 24): Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Nov 6-Dec 18 (Skip Nov 27): Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Jan 3-Feb 7: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Jan 5-Feb 9: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Jan 8-Feb 12: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 8:30-9am
  • Feb 19-Mar 26: Sat | 12:15-1pm
  • Apr 11-May 16: Mon | 6:30-7pm
  • Apr 13-May 18: Wed | 6:30-7pm
  • Apr 17-May 21: Sat | 8:30-9am


Canning Tomatoes + Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

12 Yr Olds - Adults (12-17 Yrs Must Sign Up w/ Adult)

Join us to learn how to can tomatoes in order to make the BEST homemade sauces, soups or stews that you can enjoy all winter long, while also learning how to make a jalapeno pepper jelly that will add a little “kick” to your meals at home! You’ll be able to impress all your friends and family after taking this class! Participants will take a jar of jalapeno pepper jelly and tomato sauce home at the end of the class. 

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Amy Dekruyter
  • Cost: $25r/$40nr
  • Date: Tuesday | Sept 14 | 6:30-8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School - Room 135

Parent-Child Park Exploration 

3-5 Yr Olds + Guardian

Join us for a fun parent-child adventure! We will explore different Zeeland parks together each week through a mix of games, scavenger hunt hikes, outdoor sensory activities and free play! We will also lead little ones and their parent/guardian in making an easy and healthy snack each week. This program is the perfect activity to get your kids outside while also getting to meet other local families! 

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Rachel Kenemer
  • Cost: $23r/$38nr
  • Dates: Tuesdays | Oct 5-24 | 10-11am
    • Oct 5: Lawrence Street Park (100 W Lawrence Ave, Zeeland)
    • Oct 12: Helder Park (3751 104th Ave, Holland)
    • Oct 19: Huizenga Park (350 Royal Park Dr, Zeeland)
    • Oct 24: Macatawa Trails (1300 84th Ave, Zeeland)
    • Nov 2: Rain Make-Up Date

Parent-Child Intro to Succulents

4-7 Yr Olds + Parent/Guardian

Join us for a fun interactive lesson on how to make succulents thrive! Participants will learn the basics of how to identify and grow succulents and then end with an interactive planting project to take home, all while working together as a parent/child duo!

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Lisa Smith
  • Cost: $19r/$34nr
  • Date: Thursday | Oct 14 | 5pm-5:50pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School - Cafeteria 

PARENT-CHILD CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING

3-11 Yr Olds + Guardian

This is PERFECT adult-child activity! Join us to make lifelong memories with your kiddo while also learning how to take your Christmas cookie decorating skills to the next level for years to come! Each child will leave with a dozen fully decorated Christmas cookies.

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Lisa Hann (Owner of Pink Slip Cakery)
  • Cost: $35r/$50nr
  • Session 1: Sat, Dec 4 | 10am-11:30am
  • Session 2: Sat, Dec 4 | 12:30-2pm
  • Session 3: Sat, Dec 11 | 10-11:30am
  • Session 4: Sat, Dec 11 | 12:30-2pm
  • Location: Zeeland East HS - Cafeteria

Daddy Daughter Prom

K-5th Graders

Join us to make memories that daughter(s) and their daddy, grandpa or father figure will remember forever! The theme this year is “Cinderella” and we’re so excited for this special night for a princess and her prince! Cinderella’s castle awaits for a night of dancing, photo booths, cookies, punch and more! Please register both father and daughter(s) together.

  • Register Here (Registration Opens on Tue, Dec 7)
  • Cost: $12 Per Person (Register Both Father and Daughter(s) together)
  • Date: TBD (Will Be Finalized + Communicated Soon)
  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School - Main Gym

Open Swim

Open swim is a great time for all ages to enjoy the pool! Diving boards, youth water slide, basketball hoop various pool toys and floats are available. We also provide life jackets, puddle jumpers and infant floats for non-swimmers. 

  • July Pool Calendars
  • August & Fall Pool Calendars: Coming Soon!
  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass OR Family Fitness Membership 
  • Free Open Swim Access: While Enrolled In Our Swim Lesson | Included in All Fitness Memberships