Youth Programs

NEW – GVPR Program Reminder Text/E-Mail Alerts:

If you would like to receive program reminders via text, push notification, or e-mail PLEASE CLICK HERE and follow the instructions provided to sign up!  We will send a reminder on days of registration deadlines as well as a reminder on the day of free events.  We hope you like this NEW feature we have added!

Tot Time

Tot Time provides a fun and interactive environment where moms, dads and grandparents can bring their kids for unstructured play.  This program is held in the community center gymnasium where children can pick from a wide assortment of toys, games and activities in a setting that encourages kids to create, socialize, explore and learn together.

Ages: 0 Years to Pre-K
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays / 10:30am – 12:00pm (Starts Tuesday, September 19 & runs through the end of the school year.)
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee: $2.00 Per Child (Children under 1 and parents are FREE!)
Registration: Pay at the door – preregistration is not needed!
Form: Information Flyer

Mini Munchkins

Join us for some creative play time designed for 3 to 6 year-olds!  Each session will include story time, crafts, a snack and play time, all based on a fun preschool theme.  Mini Munchkins is designed to promote socialization and sharing.  Dress to get messy.  A parent/adult will need to stay with the child and enjoy the fun! Pre-registration is required by the Monday before each class & space is limited!

Ages: 3 to 6 Years
Sessions:
1. Green Thumbs ~ Wednesday, September 13
2. Preschool Pumpkins ~ Wednesday, October 11
3. Tiny Turkeys ~ Wednesday, November 8
4. Santa’s Little Helpers ~ Wednesday, December 13
5. Winter Wonderland ~ Wednesday, January 10
6. All The Love ~ Wednesday, February 7
Time: Each Class Will Be Held From 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee: $7.00 Per Child / Per Session
Registration: Click Here To Register Online OR Register through the Grain Valley Community Center (call 847-6230 or come by 713 S Main St)
Form: Information Flyer

Princess Party

Calling all princesses between the ages of 3 – 9 years!  You are cordially invited to be our royal guest.  Royal games, magical crafts, delicious appetizers and enchanting stories will be on our royal agenda!  Dressing like a princess is optional but encouraged.  Parents – make sure to bring your cameras! *Sign up early to ensure your spot; the last day to register is Monday, January 15!

Ages: 3 to 9 Years
When: Saturday, January 20 / 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee: $12.00 Per Child
Registration: Click Here To Register Online OR Register through the Grain Valley Community Center (call 847-6230 or come by 713 S Main St)
Form: Information Flyer

Spring Karate (Boys & Girls)

Karate promotes self-discipline, confidence and academic excellence while teaching self-defense, sportsmanship and FUN! *The last day to register is Wednesday, February 7!

Ages:
Little Dragons: 3 to 6 Years
Beginning Karate: 5 Years & Older
When: Every Tuesday From February 13 – March 27 (7 Weeks)
Little Dragons 4:15pm – 4:45pm
Beginning Karate 4:45pm – 5:30pm
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee:
Little Dragons: $50.00
Beginning Karate: $60.00
Registration: Click Here To Register Online OR Register through the Grain Valley Community Center (call 847-6230 or come by 713 S Main St)
Form: Information Flyer

Painting Party

Use the power of creativity and channel your inner artist! With step-by-step instruction, each participant will create their very own canvas painting to take home along with memories from this fun celebration!

Ages: 8 to 13 Years
When: Thursday, February 15 / 6:15pm – 8:15pm
Click Here To View February’s Information Flyer
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee: $15.00 Per Participant
Registration: Click Here To Register Online OR Register through the Grain Valley Community Center (call 847-6230 or come by 713 S Main St)

Teddy Bear Sleepover *PLEASE NOTE REVISED DATES*

Bring your furry friend (does not have to be a bear) to the GVCC where we will be doing a craft, having a snack, and reading a story before it’s time to say goodbye to your teddy for the night.  Come back on Saturday morning to pick up your animal friend and enjoy donuts and juice while looking at pictures of what your pal did during their special sleepover! *Pre-registration is required & the last day to sign up will be Monday, March 5!

Ages: 3 to 9 Years
When: **PLEASE NOTE NEW MARCH DATES**
Teddy Drop Off Date/Time: Friday, March 9 / 6:00 – 7:00pm
Teddy Pick Up Date/Time: Saturday, March 10 / 9:00am – 10:00am
Where: Grain Valley Community Center
Fee: $9.00 Per Teddy
Registration: Click Here To Register Online OR Register through the Grain Valley Community Center (call 847-6230 or come by 713 S Main St)
Form: Information Flyer

Summer 2018 Swimming Lessons – Info Will Be Updated In March of 2018

Please Click Here To Be Directed To Our Aquatic Center Classes & Special Events Page

Youth Programs Additional Information

Be sure to check out these other GREAT youth programs offered by GVPR! Dates, Times & Info will be announced soon.

Fall/Winter: Tot Time, Fall Karate, Preschool Pumpkins, Storytime With Mrs. Claus, Teddy Bear Sleepover, Princess Party, Superhero Party

Spring/Summer: Swimming Lessons, Tot Time, Aquafina Pitch, Hit & Run, Youth Tennis, Mini Munchkins, Popsicles In The Park, Duct Tape Creations, NFL Punt, Pass & Kick, Babysitting Clinic