Preschool Programs (Age 0-5)

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Preschool Enrichments

Art from the Heart with Miss Heather


        

Age 4, Wednesdays, 4/7-5/26, 10 AM-12 PM, Takiff Center , $288 /317 , 109154-01

In this process art class, children will be allowed to have freedom over their creations. Through processed art, children learn fine motor skills, coordination, sensory exploration, literacy and more! If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Music and More with Maria Kotnsis


        

Age 3, Tuesdays, 4/6-5/25, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center , $200 /220 , 109112-01

Music is an important building block that is very influential to a child's development. Studies show that early exposure to music will enhance the child's ability to learn as they become older. We will provide the necessary tools to allow children to build that foundation one step at a time! If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Junior Engineers Build with Noggin Builders


        

Age 4, Thursdays, 4/8-5/27, 10 AM-12 PM, Takiff Center , $352 /387 , 109191-01

Build, create and explore with fun, hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Create a chemical reaction, experiment with surface tension, or build a wind powered car. These explorations and more will build your child's creative problem solving skills through their natural curiosity of the world around them. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued. 

Tot Music with Mr. Shaun


        

Ages 0-2, Tuesdays, 4/6-5/25, 10:30-11:15 AM, Takiff Center , $280 /308 , 109111-01

Music is a foundational skill that allows for future school success. This class will provide an introduction to music through rhythms, songs, and partner games while nurturing the musical intelligence of each child. Join Mr. Shaun for a fun, hand-on experience! Caregiver attendance required.If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Preschool Cooking with Taste Buds Kitchen


        

Age 4, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 10:30 AM-12 PM, Takiff Center, $384/422, 109104-01
Age 3, Thursdays, 4/8-5/27, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $384/422, 109104-02

Welcome the sweet taste of spring with recipes full of delightfully fresh flavors! Using sweet fruits and colorful veggies, we'll be whipping up delicious sweet and savory snacks perfect for a picnic in the park. From Pink Lemonade Bars to Cheesy Carrot Biscuits and perfectly glazed Blueberry Scones, you will love adding these treats to your recipe repertoire! All recipes are vegetarian. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Yoga and Art with Kids Heart Yoga


        

Age 3, Wednesdays, 4/7-5/26, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center , $232 /255 , 112301-01

In this fun-filled lunch bunch program for mini yogis, children learn to breathe, move, and creatively connect with each other. Each week a new theme is explored through yoga poses and games, creative movement, dramatic play, music, and art projects. Each session ends with peaceful relaxation. If COVID restrictions change, class moved online and no refund offered.

Tennis

Ages 3-4 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 3-4, Saturdays, 4/10-6/5, 10:30-11:15 AM, Watts Courts, $144/158, 118510-01
Ages 3-4, Tuesdays, 4/6-6/1, 12:30-1:30 PM, Takiff Center, $180/198, 118510-07

This fun class teaches kids how to hold a racquet, strengthens hand-eye coordination and balance, and shows them how to properly hit the ball. No class: May 29. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued. 

Ages 4-5 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 4-5, Saturdays, 4/10-6/5, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, Watts Park , $160 /176 , 118510-02

Expand your child's basic knowledge of tennis in this fast-paced class! Kids will work on developing strokes, shown how to track the ball, learn self-feeding drills, and start hitting. No class: May 29. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued. 

Preschool Sports

Tiny Tots Tumbling with Coach Deb


        

Ages 3, Fridays, 4/9-5/28, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center , $264 /290 , 109152-01

In this class, your child will have one of their first gymnasts experience while learning cooperation and teamwork. The class will focus on flexibility and coordination while introduing basic gymnastics concepts in a structured play environment. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Pee Wee Sportsters with Coach Miriam


        

Age 3, Wednesdays, 4/7-5/26, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $200/220, 109125-01
Age 4, Fridays, 4/9-5/28, 12-1:30 PM, Takiff Center, $200/220, 109125-02

This active class introduces children to the fundamentals of sports such as soccer, t-ball, basketball, football, and more. If COVID restrictions change: class moved outdoors/larger room or will go virtual. No refund issued.

Schoolyard Sports with FSA


        

Age 4, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 10:30 AM-12 PM, Takiff Center, $480/528, 109126-01
Age 3, Mondays, 4/5-5/24, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $480/528, 109126-02

Our action-packed curriculum of camp games, traditional sports, as well as non-traditional sports and team-building exercise, is a blast! Our experienced staff will provide a safe and positive environment for all children to learn, build self-esteem, foster friendships, and build new ones. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Soccer Shots with Soccer Shots


        

Age 3, Thursdays, 4/8-6/3, 11:30 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center , $144 /158 , 109130-01

Soccer Shots focuses on individual skill, fitness, and sportsmanship, providing an opportunity for children to be challenged through fun games and team interaction. Children will also be introduced to competition in a developmentally appropriate manner. No class: April 22. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Rookie Dribblers with Hot Shot Sports


        

Ages 3-4, Sundays, 4/11-6/6, 10-10:45 AM, Takiff Center , $105 /116 , 114103-02

The Rookie Dribblers program is designed for early basketball experience. Children will be introduced to dribbling and shooting in a fun and supportive environment. No class: May 9 and May 30. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Adult Tot Sport with Hot Shot Sports


        

Ages 2-4, Sundays, 4/11-6/6, 9-9:45 AM, Takiff Center , $105 /116 , 114103-01

Parents are an integral part of helping their tots develop basic sports movement and motor skills. Motor skill activities focus on hand-eye and hand-foot coordination. Sports equipment and instruction are provided to help guide your child through an introduction to organized sports. Parents or caregiver participation is required. No class: May 9 and May 30. If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Spring Minor League T-Ball with Illinois Baseball Academy NEW!


        

Ages 3-4, Sundays, 4/18-5/23, 12-1 PM, Little Duke Field , $150 /160 , 114101-01

Players will gain confidence, improve coordination, and appreciate the joys of teamwork and sportsmanship through a combination of games and age-appropriate drills. Children will learn new skills, and then practice them with the help of IBA coaches. Participants can sign up individually, as part of a small group, or as a complete team. For questions and requests, email trey@illinoisbaseballacademy.com. 2021 Spring League teams must have at least one parent-volunteer [coach] to assist in all team safety protocols. If COVID restrictions change: Class canceled and a partial refund issued.

Preschool Day Off

All Aboard! Spring Break Camp Waitlist!


        

Ages 3-5, March 29-April 2, 9 AM-1 PM, Takiff Center, $200/225, 309170-03

Send your little one on a spring cruise without ever leaving the Takiff Center! Pack your preschooler’s bag and send them on a multiple day voyage for this five day class. Preschoolers will love to discover far away destinations, learn about different cultures and make a travel book to help guide them on this fun cruise that docks at Takiff every day!