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Parent-Child Programs

Spring & Summer Programs

Yoga in the Park (free)

Join us for yoga classes on the park lawn! No yoga experience is necessary and there is something for everyone!  Please bring your own mat or a towel.  Classes may be cancelled 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
  • Dates: Tuesdays | Jun 15-Aug 24 (Skip July 6)
  • Family (All Ages): 11:00-11:45am
  • Adult Only (13 Yr Olds-Adults): 12-1pm
  • Location: Lawrence Street Park - Green Space


K-5th Graders

This will be a special night fit 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. Min: 200 Max: 500

  • This is a Make-Up from the Spring 2020 Daddy-Daughter Prom
  • Those that Registered for Spring 2020 Event are Automatically Registered for the Spring 2021 Event
  • Registration is FULL (call 616-748-3230 to be added to the waitlist)
  • Date: Apr 23, 2021
  • Time: 7-9pm
  • Location: Cityside MS 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. 

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: Open Swim is Temporarily Suspended
  • COVID-19: Pools Policies
  • Pool Calendars
  • Tue, Thur, Fri: 7-8:30pm (Temporaryily Suspended)
  • Sat: 1:30-3:30pm (Temporarily Suspended)
  • 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


2-4 Yr Olds + Adult

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this yoga class together. It is a fast paced, 30-minute, child-centered class best suited for the youngest yogis. Enrollment based on age at start date. Taught by the founder.


  • Register Here 
  • Cost: $49r/$64nr (per couple)
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 9:15-9:45am
  • Session 4: Feb 25-Mar 25
  • Session 5: April 15-May 13
  • Location: Shoreline Sprinkling Studio (@ Zeeland Rec)


  • Register Here 
  • Cost: $49r/$64nr (per couple)
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 5:45-6:15pm
  • Session 3: April 15-May 13
  • Location: Cityside MS - Performing Arts Room


6 Month Olds - 3 Yr Olds (+ Guardian)

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

  • COVID-19 Pool Policies
  • Register Here (Registration Opens Mon, Jan 18)
  • Mondays: Feb 15-Mar 22 | 6:30-7pm
  • Wednesdays: Feb 17-Mar 24 | 6:30-7pm
  • Saturdays: Feb 20-Mar 27 | 8:30-9am

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).

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: Paddle & Play is Temporarily Suspended
  • Pool Calendars
  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass
  • Day: Fridays (Temporarily Suspended)
  • Dates: Oct 9-May 14 (Skip Dec 25, Jan 1, Apr 2, Apr 9)
  • Time:  9:30-10:45am


13 Yr Olds - Adults

Do you worry for your safety while you’re on a run, walking to your car, or home alone? Join us to learn how to protect yourself! This class focuses on the mental and physical aspects of self-defense for women. Each class includes 30 minutes per night on the psychological aspects of self-defense and one hour of physical training. Students will receive a workbook to guide them through this program. Enrollment based on age at start date.

  • Registration: Temporarily Postponed Due to COVID-19 
  • Instructor: New Heights Fitness Staff
  • Cost: $75r/$90nr
  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 6:15-7:45pm
  • Session 2: Feb 15-Mar 8
  • Session 3: Apr 12-May 3
  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington)