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Registration

There are three ways to register for our programs:

  • Online Registration
  • Contacting the Parks and Recreation Department at (816) 322-2791 M-F from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Visiting us in person at 227 Municipal Circle, Raymore, MO

 

Eat Healthy and Be Active Workshops

Healthy Living as a Family: Join us for a one-hour workshop where we will discuss fun activities to keep the whole family active, as well as tips and recipes for healthy meals that will keep the family wanting more. Come on your own or bring the family.

 SESSION  DATE  TIME  FEE
Healthy Living as a Family 6/18  6:30-7:30 p.m.                        $5            

Sessions will be held at Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle.

Instructor: Jen Boss, Empowering Health, Health Coach and Personal Trainer

Arts and Craft Classes

Tapestry Weaving:Learn the beautiful and meditative art form of tapestry weaving. We will make a small weaving from start to finish including construction of a frame loom. This class concentrates on the basic techniques of tapestry weaving on a portable loom and is targeted to adults. Tapestry weaving is a unique and timeless technique, but can be adapted in a multitude of colorful ways to the challenges of contemporary designs. A list of materials will be emailed to you prior to class, including yarn and loom supplies that are easily purchased at a home improvement store. The loom will e yours to keep. It can be adjusted to a different height or width and can be used continuously. The instructor, Becky Stevens has a bachelors of fine arts in sculpture and design

 

 SESSION  DATES  TIME  FEE
 Tapestry Weaving  7/14-7-28- Saturdays      10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.         $90        
  • Register by 6/29
  • Location: Park House at Recreation Park
  • Wear clothes you wouldn't mind getting dirty.
  • Instructor: Becky Stevens--Becky has a BFA in sculpture and design and has been a fiber artist her entire life as well as her mother, daughter, and grandmother.

 

First Aid/CPR/AED Combo

This combo class is First Aid, Adult CPR & AED training and certification. It covers medical, injury and environmental emergencies. It is the best value for the most information.

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SESSION DATE TIME FEE
 Session I
 6/7  6:30-9:00 p.m.
 $55
 Session II  7/5   6:30-9:00 p.m.  $55
 Session III  8/2  6:30-9:00 p.m.  $55
 Session IV  9/6  6:30-9:00 p.m.  $55
  • Registration deadline is 5 p.m. the Friday prior to class date.
  • Any registrations after the deadline will be charged a $10 Late Fee. 
  • Location: Park House at Recreation Park - Instructor: Debi Gattenby.

 

Infant / Child CPR

If you found a child unresponsive, would you know what to do? Learn the vital steps needed to save these precious lives. Have an in-home daycare? This class is a must! This is a certification course. A maximum of 8 people. Ages 16 and older.

SESSION
DATE
TIME FEE
 Session I  6/14  6:30-8:30 p.m.  $45
 Session II
 7/12  6:30-8:30 p.m.
 $45
 Session III
 8/9  6:30-8:30 p.m.
 $45
 Session IV  9/13  6:30-8:30 p.m.  $45
  • Register by 5 p.m. on the Friday prior to class date.
    • Any registration after the deadline will be charged a $10 Late Fee
  • Location: Park House at Recreation Park - Instructor: Debi Gattenby.

 

Babysitting Basics

Future sitters will learn how to market their business, as well as feeding, diapering, safety, growth/development and what to do in case of choking or emergencies. This program is for ages 12-16 years old. Students are required to bring a sack lunch and a baby-doll.

 SESSION  DATE  TIME  FEE
 Session I             6/24         9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  $35      
 Session II  8/26  9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  $35
  • Register by 5 p,.m, on the Wednesday prior to class date.
    •  Any registration after the deadline will be charged a $10 Late Fee
  •  Location: Park House at Recreation Park - Instructor: Debi Gattenby

 

Home Alone and On Your Own

Most kids say the idea of being home alone sounds "a little scary, but mostly fun." This class covers what to do in cases such as power outages, storms, stranger danger, how to know what a "911" emergency would be and , most of all, how to make alone time less scary and more fun. This program is for ages 7-12 and students are required to bring a sack lunch.

 SESSION  DATE  TIME  FEE
 Session I              5/20         9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $35    
 Session II  7/22  9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $35
  • Register by 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to class date.
      • Any registration after the deadline will be charged a $10 late fee
  • Location: Park House at Recreation Park - Debi Gattenby

 

Intro to Archery

This beginners course wil introduce the basics of archery equipment and technique, while focusing on safety and having fun. All supplies and equipment are provided. Only 10 spots available. Ages 8-16.

 SESSION  DATES  TIME  FEE  LOCATION
 Session I  7/9-7/30  7:00-8:00 p.m.- Mondays  $30  Hawk Ridge Park- Soccer Practice Fields

Pins and Needles Sewing Circle

Come settle in for some sewing, knitting or crochet time. Room to spread out and exchange ideas and advice on any project you may be working on. No charge to participate but please pre-register before attending. All ages welcome.  

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
  • Location: Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle