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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

Staying Active in Bad Weather: Now that the weather is getting colder, it's harder to stay active. Join us for a one-hour workshop where we will discuss fun new ways to keep you active throughout the winter months. Please wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes for some very light activity.

Eating Out the Healthy Way: Dining out can easily sabotage our best intentions of healthy eating. Join us for a one-hour workshop to learn how to plan, how to order, and how ot make healthy choices that will leave you satisfied without the regret.

 SESSION  DATE  TIME  FEE
 Staying Active in Bad Weather  1/29                   6:30-7:30 p.m.                        $10            
 Eating Out the Healthy Way  3/20  6:30-7:30 p.m. $10  

Sessions will be held at Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle.

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

 

JRMA Family Martial Arts

This once a week Martial Arts class is a fun and productive activity the whole family can enjoy together. The instructor is an experienced educator in Martial Arts Development. We cater to our students needs by targeting their level of experience, developing a plan, and teaching while having fun at the same time. All ages and skill levels are welcome, from beginner to black belt. We will teach basic Martial Arts skills, respect, self-control, focus, balance, and coordination.

SESSION
DATES
DAY
TIME
Session I
1/10-1/31 W
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Session II
2/7-2/28 W
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Session III
3/7-3/28 W
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Session IV 4/4-4/25 W 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • $48 per session – first time enrollment includes a free Uniform.
  • Register by the Friday prior to session start date.  
    • Any registrations after the deadline will be charged a $10 Late Fee
  • Sessions will be held at the Park House in Recreation Park - Instructor: Jeremy Rowan.

 

Arts and Craft Classes

Shibori Dyed Napkins: Shibori is the Japanese art of creating beautiful patterns by creasing, folding, dying, stitching, binding and knotting. We will use some basic techniques to practice on, then dye a set of four linen napkins.

Indigo Dye Class: Learn the ancient art of indigo dye. In one afternoon learn simple folds and recipes for dyeing with indigo on your own. You will complete one dyed silk scarf, you may do more at $5 per scarf. 

 SESSION  DATE  TIME  FEE
 Shibori Dyed Napkins  2/24          9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.         $50        
 Indigo Dye Class  5/5  1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  $40
  • Register by the Wednesday prior to class.
  • 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.

S
SESSION DATE TIME FEE
Session I
2/1 6:30-9 p.m.
$55
Session II 3/1 6:30-9 p.m. $55
Session III 4/5 6:30-9 p.m. $55
Session IV 5/3 6:30-9 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 2/8 6:30-8:30 p.m. $45
Session II
3/8 6:30-8:30 p.m.
$45
Session III
4/12 6:30-8:30 p.m.
$45
Session IV
5/10 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             2/18         9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  $35      
 Session II  4/15  9:00 a.m.-1:00 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              3/18         9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $35    
 Session II  5/20  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

 

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.  

  • Thursdays (every other)
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.
  • Starts: 9/21
  • Location: Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle