Camps & Classes

Summer Baton Classes

Instructor: PSU Feature Twirler, Megan Munger

Instructional baton twirling classes for boys and girls, ages 5 – 12, of all abilities from beginner to advanced. 

*Batons required for class but first month students may borrow a Baton. These may be purchased online at American Baton. If you need help with measurements please contact the instructor for help.

If you need assistance with measuring, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department or the instructor, Megan Munger, at (620) 719-7575.

June 11th – July 18th (6 weeks)

Mondays & Wednesdays

6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Location: Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th

Fee: $45; each additional child in the same household is $35

For specific class questions call or email:

mmunger250@gmail.com, (620) 719-7575

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Private Twirling Lessons

Private lessons also available for boys and girls ages 5-12 and are held at Lincoln Center. Contact PPRD at 620-231-8310 to inquire. Private lesson fee is $10.00 per person per 1-hour session.

 

Camp Now & Then

PPRD offers a fun and engaging camp during the school year and summer months for school-aged children currently in Kindergarten through eighth grade.

School Year Camp Information: Offered during sporadic days when children are not in school from September – April; schedule follows USD 250 out of school days. Participants meet at Lakeside Elementary, 709 S. College St., for camp dates offered.

Fee: $11 Per Day/Per Child

Summer Camp Information: Offered Monday – Friday for ten weeks during the summer months from June – August for children ages 5 – 12. Participants meet at Lincoln Center, 710 W 9th St., for camp dates offered. Camp does not meet on July 3rd – 5th.

If your child is enrolled in a PPRD summer program (ex. Tennis Camp, Swim Lessons, Golf Clinic, etc.) a staff member will take your child to and from the program during camp. Parents are responsible for enrolling children in each program.

Fee: $14 Per Day/Per Child ($70/Wk)

OR

$12 Per Day When Registering For A Full Week ($60/Wk)

Camp participants have the option of eating lunch free through PPRD or they can bring a sack lunch each day they attend camp; two additional snacks will be provided throughout the day as well.

Registration deadline for each camp date is 5:00 p.m. three business days before the desired camp date.

2018 Summer Camp Now & Then Flyer 
Camp Now & Then Summer 2018 Registration Forms

 

Dance

A variety of classes in tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop and performance designed for first timers up to advanced dancers. Classes are offered for boys and girls beginning at two years and older. Start here to learn and build on knowledge and technique.Space is limited, register today!

A new session starts each month!

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Classes

Westside Elementary Gymnasium | 430 W. 5th St. | Wednesday Evenings

ClassAgeTimeFee
Jr. Star Squad*Experienced Based5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.$20 per month
Technique5 yrs. & up6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.$20 per month
Sr. Star Squad*Experienced Based7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$20 per month

Classes focus on learning production dances
Attire: Leotard, tights OR jazz pants, black jazz OR ballet shoes\

Students interested in Star Squad will be evaluated by instructors and a recommendation will be given regarding the level to enroll in. Participants are encouraged to attend the Star Squad auditions on TBD at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.

*Jr. & Sr. Star Squad participants REQUIRED to attend Technique Class.

Lincoln Center | 710 W. 9th St. | Thursday evenings

ClassAgeTimeFeeInfo
Little Stars2-4 yrs.4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Beginner Stars4-6 yrs.5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Hip HopK & up5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.$20 per monthComfortable clothes, closed toe shoes
Junior StarsK – 2nd6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Intermediate Stars Ballet3rd & up6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.$20 per monthLeotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes
Intermediate Stars Tap/Jazz3rd & up7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.$20 per monthLeotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes
Sr. Stars Ballet6th & up7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.$20 per month2+ Years Of Dance Required

Leotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes

Sr. Stars Tap/Jazz6th & up7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$20 per month2+ Years Of Dance Required

Leotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes

Boys Hip HopK & up7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$20 per monthComfortable Clothes, Closed Toe Shoes

Life 101

These full day courses are designed to prepare upcoming/current high school students on life’s surprises that it tends to throw our way.  These classes will teach the students how: to change a tire, prepare a resume, basic sewing, setting up a bank account, survival training and so much more!

Monday, March 19th: Car Maintenance & Basic Cooking Skills
Tuesday, March 20th: Physical/Mental Upkeep & Household Basics
Wednesday, March 21st: Personal Improvement & Resume/Interview Training
Thursday, March 22nd: Finance Know-Hows & Survival Training

*Participants are to bring a sack lunch each day they attend a Life 101 class; additional snacks & drinks will be provided throughout the day as well*

Location: Lincoln Center, 710 West 9th St.
Fee: $5.00/student per day or $16.00 for all four days
Time: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Ages: 13 – 18yrs

 

 

Safe Sitter

Designed to prepare students in grades 6th – 8th to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use manikins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue!

Students should bring a sack lunch.

Toddler Time

This is a FREE open gym type environment for toddlers ages newborn to 4 years. Parents can bring their children to Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. There will be toys and games for the parents and children to play together.

CHILDREN MAY NOT BE LEFT UNATTENDED.

2017-2018 Session Dates

November 2 – December 7, 2017

January 4 – March 15, 2018

 

The City of Pittsburg does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.


Contact Information

Parks & Recreation
710 W. 9th St.
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: (620) 231-8310 Fax: (620) 230-5636

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inclement Weather Hotline
(620) 232-PARK
(620) 232-7275