Pre-School Activities


Adult/Child Programs! 

Ball Hockey 

This program is designed for young players who want to learn hockey techniques without stepping on the ice. FLYER(PDF) 

Creative Movement

(Ages 3-4) Creative activities will introduce the basic elements of dance including rhythm & time, movement qualities & dynamics, space, and use of body. Basic dance vocabulary and concepts will also be introduced at an age appropriate level to prepare students for future participation in any type of structured dance class. Flyer (PDF)

Grown-Up/Child Cupcake Decorating- Halloween and Christmas Class 

Join us as we use buttercream frosting to learn about flat icing and piping delicious cupcakes. No experience needed! Participants will be able to bring some of their creations home.  FLYER(PDF)

Heel to Toe

(Ages 3-5) This class will teach the basics of both ballet and tap dance. Dancers will develop a sense of rhythm as well as body awareness and the space around them. Basic dance vocabulary and concepts will be introduced at an age appropriate level to prepare students for future structured dance class. Flyer (PDF)

Jr. Pee Wee Soccer

Boys and girls ages 3 can participate in a co-ed soccer program. Participants will play age appropriate soccer games, activities and drills on Saturday mornings in the Fall.      Flyer (PDF)

Jr. Pee Wee Tennis

Allows children as young as 4 to participate in an introductory tennis program! FLYER (PDF)

Let's Dance

The little ones will learn to love dance through a series of fun and expressive dance stories, music and movement activities! FLYER(PDF)

Pee Wee All Sports

This activity will introduce children ages 3-5 to a variety of today's most popular sports. Basic skills will be taught through use of an assortment of fun activities and games.Sports to be covered include: baseball, basketball, football, soccer hockey, and track & field. Program meets in the fall, winter and spring for 45 minutes on Saturdays. Flyer (PDF)

Pee Wee Soccer

Boys and girls ages 4-5 can participate in a co-ed soccer program that meets Tuesday or Thursday for a 45 minute practice. A game is played on Saturday mornings. Teams will consist of 6 players. Saturday games will be played 3 vs. 3 with no goalies. Each team will be assigned a coach who is on staff with Normal Parks and Recreation. This is a great way to introduce participants to the game of soccer and meet new friends. Practices and Games will be held at One Normal Plaza Soccer Fields. Classes are offered Fall & Spring. Flyer  (PDF)

Pre-Ballet Class

(ages 4 1/2 - 5 1/2) – Classes introduce basic ballet vocabulary and movement skills while building a foundation for future progression in the study of ballet. This program is offered from September through April. Flyer (PDF)

Soccer Stars

This class is offered in the summer to children ages 6-8 years one day a week. Soccer Stars is a 5 week program for boys and girls. Participants will focus on stilling good habits to young soccer players by teaching proper fundamentals. Topics will include striking, passing, dribbling, and much more. Each 45 minute lesson will conclude with small sided scrimmages. Class meets at One Normal Plaza Soccer Fields.  Flyer (PDF)

Sparks Soccer- Illinois Fire Juniors 

This is an introduction to soccer, where children and parents can take their first steps in soccer together! Specifically designed for children aged 3-5 years old and using the fun of play and imaginative stories, Little Sparks facilitates a child's physical, mental, social and emotional development through the game of soccer. FLYER (PDF)

Swim Lessons

Parent and child classes are offered beginning at 6 months. At age 3, children begin Learn to Swim classes. The station method is utilized to progress students through the seven Red Cross swim levels. Lessons take place indoors in the fall, winter and spring. During the summer months participants can choose indoor or outdoor pools. Flyer (PDF)

Tiny Tumblers 

This is an opportunity for your little ones, three to five years of age, to get an early start in tumbling. This forty-five minute class is an introduction to the basics of tumbling and will ready them for further tumbling and body movement. Parents are encouraged to attend only the last 15 minutes of the class. Saturday morning classes take place during the fall, winter and summer at the Community Activity Center. There are also classes offered during the summer at various Unit 5 elementary schools. Flyer (PDF)

Tumble With Me 

Your child will enjoy having your assistance, as well as you joining along, while being introduced to the basics of tumbling and how their little bodies move! FLYER(PDF)

Wee Ball

Wee Ball is for boys and girls ages three through five. Participants will be introduced to the sport of baseball through a variety of fun games and activities. A glove is not required to participate. No games are played at this level. Practice is twice a week for eight weeks during the summer.  Flyer (PDF)

Zumba Jr.

The crazy-cool dance-fitness workout for kids set to hip-hop, salsa, reggaeton and more great music! Kids love to crank up the music, shake, wiggle and have a blast with their friends. So why not get fit while they're at it? We incorporate dance, games and interaction among kids. It's about making fitness a natural part of their lives -- not just a class they attend. Developing a healthy lifestyle includes: leadership, respect, team work, pride, confidence, responsibility, as well as developing coordination, balance, discipline, memory and creativity. Classes are designed for children ages 4 – 7 years and takes place at the Community Activity Center during fall, winter and summer months. Flyer (PDF)