Youth/Teenage Recreation Programs and Events

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 NEW! Hot Shots Basketball Competition CHILDREN GRADES 3RD-8TH (FALL 2018/19)

Pick a partner and test your shooting skills and teamwork in this new basketball competition during Marion's annual Swamp Fox Festival. Teams will have 60 seconds to make as many baskets as they can from pre-determined spots on the court worth varying amount of points. Teams will be divided into 3 separate divisions: 3rd/4th, 5th/6th, 7th/8th. Top scoring teams will advance to playoff round where a champion from each division will be crowned.
Fee: $15, per team of two
Days/Dates: Saturday, September 29
Time(s): 1–3 p.m.
Location: Thomas Park Basketball Courts
Registration Deadline: September 14, 2018     Registration Form

 

Putt-Putt Indoor Golf CHILDREN AGES 3–6 

Indoor Golf 2017An introduction to putting using the S.N.A.G. (Starting New At Golf) golf system. Children will learn proper stance and grip as well as proper stroke and pace. Kids will practice putting through a variety of obstacles and play rounds of "mini golf" to practice their skills. Limited number of spots available.
Fee: $25
Days/Dates: Tuesdays, November 6–27
Time(s): 3/4 Year Olds: 5:30–6 p.m.       5/6 Year Olds: 6:15–6:45 p.m.
Location: Lowe Park
Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018  Marion-Cogran      Registration Form

 

Halloween Boo Camp CHILDREN GRADES K–5TH  Halloween, Boo, Camp

Ghosts, goblins, goodies, and games! This is a night for the kids as we celebrate all things Halloween. Drop your kids off and let our recreation staff lead them through a night of spooky games, crafts, snacks and more. Limited number of spots available.
Fee: $25, includes a kid friendly dinner
Days/Dates: Friday, October 26
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Location: Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center
Registration Deadline: October 5, 2018     Registration Form

 

Youth 5 on 5 Basketball CHILDREN GRADES 2ND–6TH (FALL 2018/19)

Youth BasketballLeague is divided into 2nd/3rd grades and 4th/5th/6th grades. Boys and girls play in separate divisions. This instructional league works on teaching the fundamentals of basketball and stressing the importance of good sportsmanship and having fun while playing the game. One hour practices held once or twice a week, beginning in mid-November, Monday–Friday. VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED!
Fee: $39*, includes team shirt
Days/Dates: Practices: Begin the week of November 12 (Mon–Fri)
Games: Saturday mornings beginning December 1
Time(s): Practice times vary during the week and
Game times will vary on Saturday mornings
Location: Echo Hill, Bowman Woods, and Excelsior Schools
Registration Deadline: October 19, 2018    Marion-Cogran    Registration Form

 

Great Tree Decorating Contest CHILDREN AGES 3+

Our Christmas tree could use a little T.L.C. Help us decorate our tree at Lowe Park for the season. Fill, paint, color your ornament and leave it for us to put on our tree at Lowe Park. Ornaments will be voted on by a combination of staff, public and Facebook “Likes”.
Fee: $10
Days/Dates: Tuesday, December 4
Time(s): 10–11 a.m. OR 5:30–6:30 p.m. (select one)
Location: Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center
Registration Deadline: November 16, 2018  Registration Form

 

Candy Cane Hunt CHILDREN AGES 3+

For everyone that still believes! Someone has left candy canes around the Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center. Come help us find them all!  First, we’ll decorate some seasonal crafts and then the hunt is on to find every last candy cane. After the hunt, we’ll enjoy milk, juice and treats and maybe even a Christmas story. Limited number of spots available.
Fee: $12
Days/Dates: Saturday, December 8
Time: 9-10:30 a.m.
Location: Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center
Registration Deadline: November 16, 2018  Registration Form

 

Santa's Little Workshop CHILDREN GRADES K–5TH  

Youth Programs, Workshop, Santa, ChristmasSee what the elf culture is all about by bringing your kids to Santa’s Little Workshop for an afternoon filled with games, crafts, snacks, music, movies, and more. Drop your kids off and finish up some Christmas errands or present wrapping. Limited number of spots available.
Fee: $25
Days/Dates: Saturday, December 8
Time: 12:30-5 p.m.
Location: Lowe Park Arts & Environment Center
Registration Deadline: November 16, 2018  Registration Form

 

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