Mercer Island

Fall 2016 / Winter 2017

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Guide

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PRESCHOOL Pre-Ballet A joyful introduction to movement. Basic dance technique is inspired by beautiful music, literature, and art in a developmentally appropriate way. Flexibility, coordination, strength, and creativity developed throughout the session. Participants are encouraged to wear leotards with tights and ballet shoes. Parents may join the last class to watch and take pictures. For more information, visit Age: 3 - 4 Day: Tue Time: 4pm - 4:40pm Instructor: Emerald Ballet Theatre Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Dance Room Course # Date Resident/Non-Resident Fee 16626 Sep 27 - Dec 13 $154/$184 16627 Jan 10 - Mar 28 $154/$184 Mulberry Bush Music & Movement We will immerse ourselves in the joy of music and movement as we learn songs, rhymes, chants, and bounces, move to music ranging from classical to swing, and listen to the lilt and cadence of children's poetry and literature. Using our voices, bodies, and kid-friendly instruments, we will explore tempo, tone, pitch, and rhythm. Tuition includes a professional CD and songbook. Siblings 0 - 6 months old are free! For more information visit (Min 6) Age: 2 Mos - 4 Yrs Day: Tue Time: 10:30am - 11:15am Instructor: Hilary Field Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Course # Date Resident/Non-Resident Fee 16707 Sep 27 - Nov 15 $154/$184/Sibling Fee $104 16723 Jan 17 - Mar 7 $154/$184/Sibling Fee $104 SkyHawks Multi-Sport Sampler NEW! Join the Skyhawks coaches for a morning of sports fun. This age appropriate sports sampler will ensure positive reinforcement to your child who is learning a new sport. For more info and to register, visit Arena Sports – Lil' Kickers & Skills Institute Classes offered EVERY SATURDAY! Lil' Kickers is a non- competitive, introductory soccer and movement skills program for boys and girls ages 18 months to 9 years. In Lil' Kickers, we don't just teach soccer to kids, but also use soccer as a tool to teach kids about life. Skills Institute is a developmental soccer program for boys and girls ages 5-12 years. With an 8:1 player to coach ratio, players will receive plenty of one on one attention as they explore their potential in the target areas of soccer. Enroll your child today, and find out why Lil' Kickers and Skills Institute is the highest quality child development program in the Northwest. All classes at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center. Registration is through Arena Sports, online at or call 1-866-885-4881. OPEN ENROLLMENT, JOIN ANYTIME AND YOU WILL BE PRORATED! All participants are required to have current Arena Sports $55 annual membership. $15 sibling discount if more than one child is enrolled. Outdoor Exploration with Nature Vision Curious about the things right outside you front door? Let your child experience the diverse and complex ecosystem around them. Nature Vision is an award-winning education organization that provides young children with exciting outdoor experiences. (This is an adult and child class. Adult must be present with child during session). Age: 3 - 5 Day: Mon Time: 10am - 11am Instructor: Nature Vision Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center/ Luther Burbank Park Course # Dates Resident/Non-Resident Fee 16642 Sep 12 - 26 $79/$94 16643 Oct 24 - Nov 14* $79/$94 16644 Jan 23 - Feb 6 $79/$94 16645 Mar 6 - 20 $79/$94 *No Class: Oct 31 12 Fall 2016/Winter 2017

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