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Parent-Child Programs

Fall & Winter Programs

Parent & Tot: Paddle & Play OPEN SWIM

0-5 Yr Olds + Guardian

Join us so your little ones can enjoy swimming and play time with friends! A parent or guardian must be in the water and provide supervision for their child(ren). Life jackets, puddle jumpers, infant floats, slide, pool toys, basketball hoop + more are provided! 

  • No Registration Needed... Just Show Up!
  • Fall Aquatics Calendars
  • 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 SING SONG yoga 

2-6 Yr Olds + Guardian

Sing Song Yoga combines yoga-based activities and songs to improve your kiddos motor skills, attention span and more! 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.

  • Register for AM Session Here
  • Register for PM Session Here
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Cost: $49r/$64nr
  • AM Session 2: Thur | Oct 28-Dec 2 (Skip Nov 25) | 9:15-9:45am
  • AM Session 3: Thur | Jan 6-Feb 3 | 9:15-9:45am 
  • AM Session 4: Thur | Feb 24-Mar 24 | 9:15-9:45am 
  • AM Session 5: Thur | Apr 14-May 12 | 9:15-9:45am 
  • PM Session 1: Thur | Sept 16-Oct 14 | 5:45-6:15pm
  • PM Session 2: Thur | Jan 6-Feb 3 | 5:45-6:15pm
  • PM Session 3: Thur | Apr 14-May 12 | 5:45-6:15pm
  • AM Location: Zeeland Recreation - Shoreline Studio 
  • PM LocationCityside Middle School - Performing Arts Room

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
  • Instructor: Rachel Kenemer
  • Cost: $23r/$38nr
  • Dates: Tuesdays | Oct 5-26 | 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
  • Instructor: Lisa Smith
  • Cost: $19r/$34nr
  • Date: Thursday | Oct 14 | 5pm-5:50pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School - Cafeteria 

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
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • 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


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
  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • No Registration Needed... Just Show Up!
  • Fall Aquatics Calendars
  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass (details below) | Included in ALL Fitness Memberships | Free Open Swim While Enrolled in Swim Lessons 
  • Tue, Thur, Fri: 7pm-8:30pm
  • Saturdays: 1:30-3:30pm
  • Open Swim on Snow Days, Half Days, etc: We make every effort to add Open Swim on half days, holidays, Spring Break, Snow Days, etc. Follow us on social media for the latest news!