Camps & Classes

Baton Twirling

The Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department offers instructional baton twirling classes to boys and girls ages five 12 with PSU Feature Twirler Megan Munger. A new session begins each month!


Instructional Classes

Ages: 5 12 | Open to both boys and girls

Fee: $35/month | Six-week session: $50

Days: Mondays & Wednesdays

Location: Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.

  • Batons provided for first month
  • Long hair must be in ponytail
  • Athletic clothes necessary


2019 Session start dates:

January 7
February 4
March 4
April 1
May 1
June 10 – July 17 (six weeks)
August 26 – October 2 (six weeks)
October 7
November 4
December (No classes)


Summer Classes

Registration available May 1, 2019.

June 10 July 17 | NO Classes held July 3

Fee: $50 per class/per student

Days: Mondays & Wednesdays (six weeks)

Team Session: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feature Twirling Session: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.


For specific clinic questions, contact Megan Munger at or (620) 719-7575.

Batons can be borrowed for summer classes. Batons can be purchased online at Megan (instructor) will help students with measurements.

Registration: Credit/Debit card by phone @ 620-231-8310, visit in person @ 710 W 9th St., or register online by clicking the link below, Keyword Search: BATON

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Private Twirling Lessons

Private lessons also available for boys and girls ages 5 12 and are held at Lakeside Elementary, 709  S. College. Lessons scheduled on first come, first served basis. Batons provided for first month of lessons. Lessons typically held on Tuesday evenings.  Private lesson fee is $15.00 per person per 1-hour session. Single or multiple lessons can be purchased. Contact the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310 to inquire.

Camp Now & Then

The Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department offers a fun camp during the school year and summer months for school-aged children currently in Kindergarten through eighth grade.

School Year Camp Information

Offers fun, games, exercise and much more for those sporadic days when children are not in school from September – April; schedule follows USD 250 out-of-school days. Meeting location varies, please refer to flyer for details. Registration fee must be paid at the time of registration and current paperwork and picture are required.

Must bring a sack lunch; 2 snacks provided by PPRD.

Fee: $16 Per Day/Per Child

**Complete Camp Enrollment Packet Required For Enrollment**

2019 – 2020 Camp Registration Packet (REQUIRED)

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.

2020 Summer Camp Dates: TBD

If your child is enrolled in a Parks & Recreation 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: $20 per cay/per child OR $16 per day when registering for a full week ($80/week).
*New pricing effective May 1, 2019*

Summer camp participants have the option of eating lunch free 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 pm three (3) business days before the desired camp date.


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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Keyword Search: DANCE



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

Instructors: Beth Bradshaw & Summer Warren

Jr. Star Squad5+ years5:30 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.$20 per month
Sr. Star Squad*Experience Based6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.$20 per month
Technique5+ years7:00 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.$20 per month
Elite Star Squad*Experience Based7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$20 per month

*Sr. & Elite Start Squad participants REQUIRED to attend Technique class

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 August 29, 2019, 7:30 pm, at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St.


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

Instructors: Beth Bradshaw, Summer Warren & Morgan Panovich

Little Combo**2-4 yrs.4:45 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Mini Hip Hop5-8 yrs4:45 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.$20 per monthComfortable clothes, closed toe shoes
Beginner Combo**4-6 yrs.5:15 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Hip Hop9 yrs & up5:15 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.$20 per monthComfortable clothes, closed toe shoes
Junior ComboK – 2nd6:00 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.$20 per monthTap/jazz/ballet class
Leotard, tights, black tap shoes, pink ballet shoes
Intermediate  Ballet3rd & up6:00 p.m. – 6:40 p.m.$20 per monthLeotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes
Sr. Ballet6th & up6:00 p.m. – 6:40 p.m.$20 per month2+ Years Of Dance Required

Leotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes

Contemporary3rd & up6:45 p.m. – 7:25 p.m.$20 per month
Intm. Tap/Jazz3rd & up7:30 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.$20 per month
Sr.  Tap/Jazz6th & up7:30 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.$20 per month2+ Years Of Dance Required

Leotard, Tights, Black Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Shoes

Pointe ( SR. Dancers Only)6th & up8:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.$20 per monthComfortable Clothes, Closed Toe Shoes

**Combo classes learn tap, jazz and ballet


Safe Sitter

Designed to prepare students in grades 6 8 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.

Next Class: TBD

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.


2019-2020 Session Dates:

Session: January 8 – March 7, 2019

Session: November 5 – December 5, 2019

Session: January 7 – March 19, 2020

No Fee to Participate | Registration Not Required

This group will NOT meet on days USD 250 school district is cancelled due to weather. Cancelled sessions will be updated on the Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Facebook page. Participants can also call 620-232-PARK (7275) for updated program status.

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