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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

 

Bridge Club

Bridge is a trick-taking card game that is played by four players in two competing partnerships. The game consists of several deals, each progressing through four phases. New to the game? No problem! All are welcome as we have experienced players ready to teach newcomers. Come join us for a FREE hour and a half of socializing and card playing every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
  • 1:30-3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle

  

Introduction to Tiny Tigers Taekwondo

This program has been developed specifically for preschool children ages 3-6. Tiny Tigers offers children a strong foundation in essential character qualities such as courtesy, respect and discipline. In addition, the program is designed to improve children's motor skills and enhance their ability to pay attention and follow directions. 

All classes are taught using the most safe, fun and exciting instruction methods available for this age group. This program works in conjunction with the Karate for Kids program, thereby emphasizing the same important themes and value system. This class is an introductory class that can be taken continually. If you would like to join Epic Martial Arts as a student after your first Tiny Tigers session, which allows you to advance in ranking and participate in ATA tournaments around the world, please contact Raymore Parks and Recreation or talk to your instructor for more information. Epic Martial Art Student classes will be taught in tandem with the basic classes. 

 SESSION  DATES  TIME  LOCATION  FEE
 Session I  2/6-2/27, Wednesdays  5:30-6:00 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session II  3/6-3/27, Wednesdays  5:30-6:00 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session III  4/3-4/24, Wednesdays  5:30-6:00 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session IV  5/1-5/29, Wednesdays  5:30-6:00 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50

 

Epic Martial Arts: Karate for Kids

Epic Martial Arts is a leadership school where more than just kicking and punching techniques are taught. Epic Martial Arts has developed a program based on traditional taekwondo for kids called Karate for Kids!

The Karate for Kids system is based on a lifetime learning concept in addition to technical taekwondo skills. Filion ATA Marial Arts has tailored a program called Gardner STRONG that served as the platform for students to exercise their leadership skills. Watch in amazement as your child helps more around the house, performs better at school and helps build his/her community to become Raymore STRONG. The building blocks for our system are monthly themes such as goals, friendship, perseverance, self-control, confidence, self-improvement, courtesy, self-awareness, respect, integrity, self-esteem and dedication. This class is an introductory class that can be taken continually. After your first session, if you are wanting to join Epic Martial Arts as a student, which allows you to advance in ranking and participate in ATA tournaments around the world, please contact Raymore Parks and Recreation or talk to your instructor for more information. Student classes will be taught in tandem with the basic classes. 

 SESSION  DATES  TIME  LOCATION  FEE
 Session I  2/6-2/27, Wednesdays  6:00-6:30 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session II  3/6-3/27, Wednesdays  6:00-6:30 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session III  4/3-4/24, Wednesdays  6:00-6:30 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50
 Session IV  5/1-5/29, Wednesdays  6:00-6:30 p.m.  Raymore Activity Center  $50

 

Intro to Archery

This beginner course will 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  LOCATION  FEE
 Session I  4/22-5/13, Mondays  5:30-6:30 p.m.  Hawk Ridge Park- practice soccer fields  $30

 

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The Aging Mastery Program (AMP), is an innovative new health and wellness program. This fun and educational program helps you embrace the gift of longevity. During this 10-week program, you will explore ways to improve health, strengthen economic security, make important decisions for the future and get more pleasure from life today. Sessions include information on navigating longer lives, exercise, sleep, healthy eating and hydration, financial fitness, medication management, advanced planning, healthy  relationships, falls prevention and community engagement. 

Singles and couples are welcome. Couples are encouraged to take this class together. Limited spots available. 

We are pleased to offer the Aging Mastery Program at a discounted rate due to the cost being subsidized by a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. 

 SESSION  DATES  TIME  LOCATION  FEE
 Session I  3/26-6/4, Tuesdays (No Class on 4/2)  10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Centerview  $20

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             2/17        9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  $35      
  • Register by 5 p,.m, on the Wednesday prior to class date.
  •  Location: Centerview, 227 Municipal Circle - 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              3/17        9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  $35
  • Register by 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to class date.
  • Location: Park House at Recreation Park - Instructor: 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.  

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