Wednesday, August 23, 2017
City Of Marshalltown
Youth Recreation

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Parks and Recreation Office Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Go to for updates and notices of cancellation. Or call the cancellation line (641) 754-5779.
School Year Cancellation Policy: If Marshalltown schools are closed or dismiss early due to weather all youth activities are cancelled for that night.

Ways to Register

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Office: Between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, at 10 West State Street.
Fax: Registration Form to (641) 754-5728 with credit card information.
Email: Registration Form to precoffice@ci.marshalltown.ia.us with credit card information.
Mail: Registration Form with payment to 10 West State Street.
Online Registration *Online accounts required date of birth - do not enter age range.
*ActiveNet charges a convenience fee for registering online.*

Refund Policy


Yearly Ongoing Activities



Taekwondo

Click below for Taekwondo information (for ages 5 to 105)
Taedwondo has its own Facebook page.
Plan to begin one of the ongoing sessions throughout the year!
Online Registration Available
Refund Policy



Summer Activities



Summer Blast Day Camp

For youth entering grades 1-6
Youth join Summer Blast friends for this camp with fun activities and opportunities, led by experienced staff to have a BLAST! Camp days begin and end at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, with many off-site activities throughout the day. Morning activities will include arts and crafts, recreation, games, library visits, character education, and free time to read and play. Afternoons are filled with swimming at the Marshalltown Family Aquatic Center Tuesday & Thursday afternoons and out of town field trips Wednesdays. The Summer School Lunch Program is utilized, when available. Children must bring their lunch when the Summer School Lunch Program is not provided (after August 11, 2017). This is a registered daycare which accepts Iowa Child Care Assistance. Weekly Minimum 20/Maximum 75. This is not a daily drop in provider.

Summer Blast Registration Form (no online registration is available)**
**A current immunization record for your child is required and the doctor/clinic may fax the record to (641) 754-5728.
Aquatic Center Season Pass (which provides a weekly Summer Blast savings)

Days: Monday - Friday
Dates: June 5 - August 18 (no camp July 4)
Times: 7:45 am - 5:00 pm (Early drop off: 6:45 am - 7:45 pm)
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 20 West State Street (West Door)
Cost: $85.00* per week per child (includes a t-shirt)
- Discount: $10 discount each week with purchase of an Aquatic Center season pass
- Early drop-off: $5.00 per week (for 6:45 - 7:45 am)
- Pick up Time: 5:00 pm (to avoid a $5 late pick up fee)
- Weekly payment received by 4:30 pm on Thursday will avoid a $10 late fee

Registration Forms are also available at the Parks and Recreation Office.
Current immunization record is also required and may be faxed to (641) 754-5728 from your healthcare provider.
Payment of enrollment after 4:30 pm Thursday will require a $10 late fee.

Options: - Aquatic Center Season Pass Discount - Season Pass Registration Form for details
- Early Drop Off - please make your desired use of early drop off known each and every week of registration
- Swimming Lessons - 9:00 am lessons for either or both weeks 6-7 and 9-10 (July 10-20 &/or July 31-August 10)
Swim Lesson cost during Summer Blast is $50.00 which includes a $8 transportation fee and Summer Blast staff member at the pool during the lesson
- Trips with added fee: (Palmer Family Fun 6/7 for $5; Sky Zone 6/14 for $5.00; Planet X 7/12 for $5.00 and Lost Island 8/9 for $15)
- Free Trips include Phelps Youth Pavilion 6/21; River Boat Cruise 6/28; Science Center 7-5; Living History Farm 7/19; Red Rock Lake 7/26; Children's Museum 8/2; Play Station 8/16

Week 1 * June 5-9
Week 2 * June 12-16
Week 3 June 19-23
Week 4 June 26-30
Week 5 July 3, 5-7 (4 days only)
Week 6 * July 10-14
Week 7 July 17-21
Week 8 July 24-28
Week 9 July 31- August 4
Week 10 * August 7-11
Week 11 August 14-18
*Optional Summer Blast Special Activities on Wednesdays of these weeks for an additional fee.

Cost is per week per child and a weekly discount is applied for those with an Aquatic Center Season Pass. Summer Blast registration is per week, there is no 'daily drop in' options.
Early drop-off is available with an additional $5.00 per week (6:45 am - 7:45 am)

Summer Blast Registration Form (no online registration is available)**
**A current immunization record for your child is required and the doctor/clinic may fax the record to (641) 754-5728.
Aquatic Center Season Pass (which provides a weekly Summer Blast savings)

Camp Marshalltown Day Camp

Special Needs Day Camp
This camp is uniquely designed for school age kids in the Marshall County area, (ages 5 - 21, if still in high school) who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, such as downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, ODD, OCD, or many others. A variety of activities are planned throughout the summer, including crafts, card and board games, outside games and physical activity, bowling, swimming at the Aquatic Center twice a week, and field trips. A 1:4 ratio is provided with medication, CPR and 1st Aid certified staff. Lunch is provided through the school summer lunch program, when available. Children must bring their lunch when school lunches are not provided. This program is made possible, in part, with funding through Marshall County ARC and United Way.

Days: Monday through Friday
Start Time: 9:00 am Early drop-off (8:00 - 9:00 am)
Cost: $30.00 per week (includes a t-shirt)
Early drop-off (8:00 - 9:00 am): $5.00 per week.
Pick up Time: 5:00 pm (to avoid a $5 late pick up fee)
To avoid a $5 late registration fee, payment must be received by the Thursday before attending next week.
Location: Miller Middle School
Registration packet available at the Parks and Recreation Office.

Welcome to Camp Marshalltown (additional camp details and information)
Week 1 - June 12-16
Week 2 - June 19-23
Week 3 - June 26-30
Week 4 - July 10-14
Week 5 - July 17-21
Week 6 - July 24-28
Week 7 - July 31- August 4
Camp Marshalltown Calendar/Schedule

Camp Marshalltown (Age 5 to 17 returning to school in the fall) Registration Form
Camp Marshalltown (Age 18 to 21) Registration Form

Live Wires

For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

Live Wires is for boys and girls ages 3 - 5, who have not yet attended kindergarten. The morning is filled with stories, crafts, music, snacks and games. This program provides a perfect way to play, create and socialize with others in their age range. Must be age 3 by the first day of class and toilet trained. Class size is limited so register early! Participants: Minimum 8/Maximum 24 in each class.

Please complete the Participant Information Sheet to help make this a great experience for your child and return it to the Parks and Recreation office prior to the first class.

Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
(2401.11) Session 1: June 12 - 30 (Register by June 9)
(2402.12) Session 2: July 10 - 28 (Register by July 7)
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Community Building in Riverview Park (by Riverview campground, 402 Woodland Street)
Cost $35.00 per session (includes shirt)

Participant Information Sheet
Online Registration Available
Registration Form, and necessary

Sparks

For boys and girls 6 - 8 years old

Children ages 6 - 8 will have their afternoon filled with games, introduction to basic sports skills, stories, crafts, snacks and a field trip that will provide great summertime fun. Sparks provides a perfect atmosphere for creative play and socialization. Must be age 6 by the first day of class. Class size is limited so register early! Participants: Minimum 8/Maximum 24 in each class.

Please complete the Participant Information Sheet to help make this a great experience for your child and return it to the Parks and Recreation office prior to the first class.

Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
(2601.11) Session 1: June 12 - 30
(2602.12) Session 2: July 10 - 28
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Location: Community Building in Riverview Park (by Riverview campground, 402 Woodland Street)
Cost $35.00 per session (includes shirt)

Participant Information Sheet
Online Registration Available
Registration Form, and necessary

Swim Lessons


Red Cross guidelines are followed for our swim lessons. Specific details for each swim lession level may be viewed here. Testing is done the first day of class to a help assure participants are in the level best suited for learning. Class sizes are limited and may be combined or cancelled due to low enrollment. Children may be moved into different classes based on skill level. Parks and Recreation will not issue refunds if dates cannot be made up due to weather conditions, acts of God or Aquatic Center availability. For cancellation information: Call (641) 754-5779 or visit our Facebook Page

View each of the 57 evening and morning swim lesson class options, for ages 0 to 110
Summer Swim Lesson Level, Classes, Dates and Times - Evening Indoor & Morning Outdoor Lessons
Swim Lesson Levels
Online Swim Lesson Registration

Blastball

For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

Blastball is like t-ball but better because our base honks! Every child will get a chance to learn the fundamentals of throwing, hitting and catching and enjoy playing this fast paced game. All equipment is provided.

Days: Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday evenings Dates: June 6 - 23 (M & W) or June 6 - 24 (T & TH)
Times: 6:00 pm
Location: Anson Park
Participants: Minimum 10/Maximum 20 for each session

Days: Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday
Dates: June 12-28 OR June 13 - 29
Time: 6:00 - 6:45 pm
Location: Anson Park
Cost: $25.00 (includes t-shirt)
(2101.11) Mondays & Wednesdays June 12 - 28 (6:00 - 6:45 pm)
(2103.11) Tuesdays & Thursdays June 13 - 29 (6:00 - 6:45 pm)
Register by Wednesday, June 7

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Tiny Tot Craft Camp

For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

These camps are designed to allow children the chance to show you creativity in art. Let our instructors help you create wonderful works of art all while allowing you to get messy! Minimum 6/Maximum 20 per camp

(3602.12) Messy Molding 9:00 - 10:00 am
(3602.11) Incredible Edible 10:30 - 11:30 am

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Dates: July 18 - 27
Cost: $20.00 each camp
Location: Community Building in Riverview Park (by the campground)

Here's children's chance to get messy and have fun doing it!
Register by Wednesday, July 12

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Art Classes

For boys and girls entering grades 1 - 8 For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

These popular art classes offer something for everyone! There are classes designed for students entering 1st through 8th grade. This program is held in collaboration with the Marshalltown School District.

Our instructor, Lauren Williams, has an art teaching degree from UNI with emphasis in painting, drawing, ceramics and art history. This is the 7th year Lauren has been teaching in this school district.

Picture Perfect Primaries

(For youth entering grades 1-2-3) For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

Participants will create small scale sculptures, experiment with mixed media and fiber art.
Minimum 6/Maximum 16

(1901.11) Monday & Wednesday June 12 - 23 8:30 - 10:00 am
(1902.12) Monday & Wednesday June 12 - 23 10:30 - noon
Location: Anson Elementary School Art Room

Cost: $30.00 (6 classes)

Awesome Artists

(For youth entering grades 4 & 5) For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

Participants will create sculptures from found objects using cardboard armatures and create a 3D bowl sculpture.
Minimum 6/Maximum 16
(1904.11) Tuesday & Thursday June 13 - 29 8:30 - 10:00 am
Location: Anson Elementary School Art Room
Cost: $30.00 (6 classes)

High School Art Preview

(For youth entering grades 6-8) For boys and girls 3 - 5 years old

Participants will create sculptures from found objects using cardboard armatures and create a 3D bowl sculpture.
Minimum 6/Maximum 16
(1907.11) Tuesday & Thursday June 13 - 29 10:30 - noon
Location: Anson Elementary School Art Room
Cost: $30.00 (6 classes)

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Golf

For boys and girls

Golf

For Ages 5-8 This class will teach the basics needed to begin the game of golf.
Junior size clubs and left-handed clubs are available for use, if needed.
Minimum 6/Maximum 12

Days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Dates: June 13 - 22
(2301.11) --- 9:30 - 10:15 am (Ages 5-6)
(2302.11) --- 10:30 - 11:15 am (Ages 7-8)
Location: American Legion (South 6th & Ingledue Streets)

Cost: 25.00

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Golf Instruction for Kids

(Ages 9-13)
Learn the basic techniques, rules and golf etiquette. Class times are spent on skills as well as playing on a real course! Clubs needed: 9, 7, driver, putter. Junior size clubs and left-handed clubs are available to use, if needed.
Minimum 6/ Maximum 16

Days: Tuesday & Thursday

Dates: June 6 - 29
(2303.11)
9:00 - 10:00 am June 6 - 15 classes at the Legion Driving Range
10:15 - 11:15 am June 20 - 29 at Collison Par 3 course

(2304.12)
10:15-11:15 am June 6 - 15 classes at the Legion Driving Range
10:15-11:45 am June 20 - 29 classes at Collison Par 3 course

Locations:
American Legion (South 6th & Ingledue Streets)
Collison Par 3 Golf Course (1731 Taylor Avenue, North East of Marshalltown) Directional Map

Cost: $38.00 per session

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

City Junior Golf Tournament


This recreational tournament is open for boys and girls age 18 (who have not yet graduated High School) and younger.

Two-day tournament
There are separate divisions for boys and girls in the 11 & 12, 13 & 14 and 15 - 18 age brackets.
Ribbons and trophies will be awarded. Lunch and/or snack will be provided for golfers each day.
Participants will be called with tee times.
Date: Monday, August 7 at Elmwood Country Club
Date: Tuesday, August 8 at the American Legion.
(2307.11) $25.00 for ages 11 and older

One-day tournament
There are separate divisions for boys and girls age 9 & 10. The age 8 & younger group will be boys and girls combined.
Date: Wednesday August 9 at Collison Par 3
(2308.12) $12.00 for ages 10 and younger

Locations:
American Legion (South 6th & Ingledue Streets)
Collison Par 3 Golf Course (1731 Taylor Avenue, North East of Marshalltown) Directional Map

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Youth Tennis

For boys and girls 5 - 18 years old (not having graduated high school)

Quick Start Tennis


This class is designed to introduce the game of tennis to young students ages 5 - 7. Fun activities and adapted equipment help build skills. Balls are provided and rackets are available for children to use if they don't have their own.
Minimum 4/Maximum 10

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 9:15 -10:00 am

(2709.11) June 13 - 29
Location: MHS Tennis Courts
Cost: $20.00

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Youth Tennis

Ages 8 & older
Every youngster, age 8 and older, is provided a chance to learn and enjoy tennis while emphasizing sportsmanship. Balls are provided and rackets are available for children to use if they don't have their own. There may be help to place your child in the most appropriate class.
Minimum: 6/Maximum: 20

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
50 minute classes

June 13 - 29
(2702.11) Beginner 9:15 - 10:05
(2703.11) Intermediate 10:15 - 11:05
(2704.11) Advanced 11:15 - 12:05


Location: MHS Tennis Courts
Cost: $25.00 per session

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Tumbling / Trampoline / Gymnastics

For boys and girls 3 - 18 (not having graduated high school)

These clinics are a wonderful way to introduce your child to the sport of acrobatics, gymnastics, tumbling, and trampoline. Participants can learn basic tumbling and trampoline skills, build strength, exercise, and socialize. All participants will utilize the in-ground foam pit, in-ground trampoline, double mini trampoline, elevated rod floors, tumble trak trampoline, balance beam, uneven bars, rings, and numerous other skill building shapes and wedges. MAT provides experienced instructors who are safety certified. These clinics are in conjunction with MAT Tumbling/Trampoline & Acrobatics whose facility is located in the north end of the K-Mart mall. No special equipment or clothes are necessary, just come with a smile and ready for some fun! www.mattumblers.com

Clinic 1 ---- July 10 & 11 --- Monday & Tuesday
3003.12 --- Ages 3-5 ------------ 9:30 - 10:30 am --- Maximum 12
3002.11 --- Ages 6 & older --- 10:45 - 11:45 am --- Maximum 15
Register by Friday, July 7 at Noon

Clinic 2 ---- July 17 & 18 --- Monday & Tuesday
3001.11 --- Ages 3-5 ----------- 5:30 - 6:30 pm --- Maximum 15
3004.12 --- Ages 6 & older --- 7:00 - 8:00 pm --- Maximum 15
Register by Friday, July 14 at Noon

Location: MAT Tumbling and Trampoline Club, Meadowlane Mall
Cost: $27.00 per clinic
Registrations are only accepted at Parks and Recreation office.
No registrations are accepted at MAT Tumbling for these events.

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

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Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championships




The Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Championship Track Meet is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, at 5:00 pm, at the Marshalltown High School track. Registration forms will be available at the track between 4:30 and 5:00 pm, for any new registrations, while any registrations previously received at the Parks and Recreation office need not register again.

Follow our Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page, local radio stations or call our cancellation line (641) 754-5779 for updates.

If you would like to participate at a meet outside the Marshalltown location, see the Live Healthy Iowa Track Championship website (http://livehealthyiowakidstrack.org/) for participation dates, times and locations.

This is a FREE event!
Pre-Registration will be accepted through Noon on Wednesday, May 9 at the Parks and Recreation Office (10 West State Street; Fax (641) 7564-5728 or precoffice@ci.marshalltown.ia.us).
Limited on-site registration at the MHS track will begin at 4:30 pm. The meet is scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm.

This state-wide track meet is divided by gender and by ages 7-14 (as of December 31, 2016).

Events: 100, 200 and 400 meter, 4 x 100 relay (must form your own team), softball throw and standing long jump for all ages; 50 meter (age 7- 8 & 9-10); 800 meter (ages 11-12 & 13-14); 1600 meter (age 13-14 only). Participants are limited to entering 3 events. First place finishers in each event automatically qualify for the State Meet on Saturday, June 11, held in Marshalltown.

A 50 meter and 100 meter, KIDS FUN RUN, is offered for youth under age 7 without need of preregistration!

This event is FREE! Pre-registration Form


Winter Activities



2nd Annual Mother / Son Bowling


This night is an opportunity for mothers, grandmothers, aunts, or an adult female to have a fun evening out bowling with a special young man, age 16 or younger. This evening includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, hot dogs and pop. Maximum: 90 bowlers.

Date: Friday, March 31
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Totem Bowl (1101 S 6th Street)
Cost: $10.00 per person
Online Registration Available
(3601.31) Registration Form
Register by Monday, March 27 to avoid a $10.00 late fee

1st & 2nd Grade Volleyball Skills


This program provides the opportunity to learn more about volleyball and have fun. Skill development, as well as games, will be the focus. Children will not be placed on teams. Instructed by Terri Westendorf. Minimum: 10 / Maximum: 30

Days: Tuesday & Thursday
Dates: March 14 - 30
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $25.00 (includes T-Shirt)
Minimum: 10/Maximum: 30
Online Registration Available
(2806.31) Registration Form
Register by Friday, March 10 to avoid a $10.00 late fee

Tot-Town

Tot-Town is an indoor playground for children 2-5 years old. Climbers, riding toys, balls and room for running are available. Adults must actively supervise the children they bring.
Please carry in clean dry shoes.
This program is free with no advance registration or fee!

Days: Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Dates: November 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017
Times: 9:30 - 11:30 am
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum Gym

Tot-Town Cancellation Policy

If Marshalltown Schools are delayed two hours or cancelled, there will be no Tot-Town.
Go to for notices of cancellation. Or call the cancellation line (641) 754-5779.
School Year Cancellation Policy: If Marshalltown schools are closed or dismiss early due to weather all youth activities are cancelled for that night.
February Tot Town Calendar
March Tot Town Calendar

Indoor Red Cross Swim Lessons at AEA 267 Pool

Red Cross guidelines are followed. Lessons are anyone from age zero to 100 to participate in swim lessons.
View online Swim Lesson Levels to help determine appropriate level for registration.

Location: AEA 267 Pool (909 South 12th Street, south driveway, back side of the building)
Classes are 30 minutes
Cost: $40 per session
Min: 1/Max: 5
Winter Swim Lesson Classes and Dates in a printable list

Session 3
Online Registration Available
Registration Form Register by Monday, February 13
Marshalltown Youth Foundation Scholarship Voucher (assistance for swim lesson cost)
Classes: Mondays and Wednesdays, February 20 - March 15
2206.53 - February Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2206.61 - February Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2206.70 - February Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2207.53 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2207.61 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2207.70 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2208.53 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2208.61 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2208.70 - February Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
(LTS = Learn to Swim)
2212.53 - February LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2212.61 - February LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2212.70 - February LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 7:00 - 7:30 PM
Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 21 - March 16
2222.53 - February LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2222.61 - February LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2222.70 - February LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2232.53 - February LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2232.61 - February LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2232.70 - February LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2242.53 - February LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2242.61 - February LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2242.70 - February LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 7:00 - 7:30 PM

(LTS = Learn to Swim)

Session 4 will be March 27 - April 20
Online Registration Available
Registration Form Register by Monday, February 13
Marshalltown Youth Foundation Scholarship Voucher (assistance for swim lesson cost)
Classes: Mondays and Wednesdays, February 20 - March 15
2209.53 - March Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2209.61 - March Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2209.70 - March Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2244.53 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2244.61 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2244.70 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2245.53 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2245.61 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2245.70 - March Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2213.53 - March LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2213.61 - March LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2213.70 - March LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 7:00 - 7:30 PM
(LTS = Learn to Swim)
Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 21 - March 16
2223.53 - March LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2223.61 - March LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2223.70 - March LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2233.53 - March LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2233.61 - March LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2233.70 - March LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2243.53 - March LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2243.61 - March LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2243.70 - March LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 7:00 - 7:30 PM
(LTS = Learn to Swim)

Online Registration Available
Winter Swim Lesson Classes and Dates in a printable list


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ZUMBA Kids

Click below for Zumba information (for ages 5 to 105)
And Zumba has its own Facebook page too.

The Zumba Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young Zumba fans in grades 1-6, where they can play it loud and rock with friends to their own rules! This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin' to the beat. It reinforces the idea that it's okay to just be yourself and dance like no one's watching!

Days: Saturdays
Time: 9:00-9:45 am
Dates: March 11 - April 15
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum - Blue Room
Taught by Licensed Instructor Karen Gale
Cost: $25 per session Online Registration Available
Registration Form Deadline to Register: March 4 (1701.12)
Minimum: 4

10th Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance


A special night for dads, grandfathers, uncles, or an adult male to take a young lady, 16 years of age and younger, out for a night of dancing. Each young lady will receive a flower and a keepsake photo. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Date: Friday, March 17
Time of Dance: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $10.00 per person
Online Registration Available
(3601.21) Registration Form
Register by Monday, March 13 to avoid a $10.00 late fee

Preschool Sports Development


This indoor sports program, for 3-5 year olds, aids parents to help their child develop gross motor skills such as throwing, catching, kicking and batting. A parent or another adult must attend each session with each child. Class size is limited to 15 parent-child participants so plan to register early. Minimum: 6

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Dates: March 13 - 29
Time: 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $25.00 per child
Minimum: 6 / Maximum: 15
Online Registration Available
(3606.32) Registration Form
Register by Friday, March 10 to avoid a $10.00 late fee

Indoor Red Cross Swim Lessons at AEA 267 Pool

Red Cross guidelines are followed. Lessons are anyone from age zero to 100 to participate in swim lessons.
View online Swim Lesson Levels to help determine appropriate level for registration.

Location: AEA 267 Pool (909 South 12th Street)
Classes are 30 minutes
Cost: $40 per session
Min: 1/Max: 5
Winter Swim Lesson Classes and Dates in a printable list

Session 2
Online Registration Available
Registration Form Register by Monday, January 9
Marshalltown Youth Foundation Scholarship Voucher (assistance for swim lesson cost)
Classes: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 16 - February 8
2203.53 - January Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2203.61 - January Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2203.70 - January Swim Lesson Intro to Water for Ages 0-2 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2204.53 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2204.61 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2204.70 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/no parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2205.53 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2205.61 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2205.70 - January Swim Lesson Pre-School with/parent 7:00 - 7:30 PM
(LTS = Learn to Swim)
2211.53 - January LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2211.61 - January LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2211.70 - January LTS1 Swim Lesson Intro to Water 7:00 - 7:30 PM
Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 17 - February 9
2221.53 - January LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2221.61 - January LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2221.70 - January LTS2 Swim Lesson Fundamentals 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2231.53 - January LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2231.61 - January LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2231.70 - January LTS3 Swim Lesson Stroke 7:00 - 7:30 PM
2241.53 - January LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 5:30 - 6:00 PM
2241.61 - January LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 6:15 - 6:45 PM
2241.70 - January LTS4 Swim Lesson Stroke Improvement 7:00 - 7:30 PM
(LTS = Learn to Swim)

Winter Blast

Know a Kindergarten through 6th grader who needs something to do during Winter Break? Come spend time with us! Numerous activities are planned, such as bowling, swimming, sledding and much more. We want kids to come have fun with us! Any child may attend one or all the dates.

Dates: December 23, 27, 28, 29 & 20
Times: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost $20 per day or $85 for all 5 days
Register by Monday, December 19 to avoid a $10 late fee. Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Tiny Tot Basketball

This camp is designed to teach 4-6 year olds the fundamentals of basketball. Adapted equipment will be used to ensure safety and fun. Experienced staff will lead this camp.

Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Dates: October 18 - 27
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $10.00 (3503.17) Online Registration Available
Registration Form Deadline to register is Friday, October 14
Minimum: 10/Maximum: 30

2nd Annual Halloween Extravaganza


This event is for all ages. Doors will open at 5:00 pm with crafts, games, snacks and pumpkin painting. The movie will begin at 7:00 pm on the big screen. Our movie feature of the night will be Hotel Transylvania 2. Bring your blankets & chairs to enjoy the movie, bleachers will be available.

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Click on image above to view the Hotel Transylvania 2 movie trailer.


Day: Saturday
Time: 5:00 pm - Games, crafts and pumpkin painting
Time: 7:00 pm - Hotel Transylvania 2
Date: October 22
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: Free will donation appreciated
First 50 children receive a free pumpkin.

Trick or Treat

2017 Trick or Treat throughout Marshalltown will be Tuesday, October 31, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

Monarchs and Milkweed for the Marshalltown Area

September 10, 2016
Marshalltown Public Library: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
1:00 - Presentation on the monarch migration (Diane Hall)
1:30 - Family crafts and activities
2:15 - Hand out milkweed & flower seed packets per family
Grimes Farm: 2:45 - 4:00 pm
2:30 - Leave for Grimes Farm (own transportation)
2:45 - Monarch tagging and release at Grimes Farm
4:00 - End

T-shirts commemorating this special event are available at the Parks and Recreatioin office now and will be available for purchase during this event.
Special thanks to the Family of Donna Hoop & Morning Optimist Club for their generous donations.

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....We hope you were able to enjoy these previously offered activities....

Cancellation Policy

See our page for notices of cancellation for the most updated information. Or contact our cancellation line at (641) 754-5779.
School Year Cancellation Policy: If Marshalltown schools are closed due to weather, or if the Marshalltown schools dismiss early due to weather all youth activities are cancelled for that night.

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Fall Activities



Family Zumba

This ultimate dance-fitness party is designed for kids to participate, with an adult. Features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids, and adults, moving to the beat.
Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 11

Dates: November 14, 21 & December 5, 12, 19
Days: Saturday
Time: 9:00 - 9:45 am
Site: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $25.00 per pair (1701.07)
(1 adult & 1 child) Limit of 2 children per adult. Adult must be 18 or older. Fee for second child is $12.50.
Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Tiny Tot Basketball

This camp is designed to teach 4-6 year olds the fundamentals of basketball. Adapted equipment will be used to ensure safety and fun. Experienced staff will lead this camp.

Deadline to register is Friday, October 9th

Dates: October 14 - 23
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: $10.00 (3503.17)

Online Registration Available
Registration Form

Halloween Extravaganza

There will not only be pumpkin painting, but also snacks, games and the evening will end with a Halloween Movie! This event is for all ages. Doors will open at 5:00 pm with crafts, games, snacks and pumpkin painting. The movie will begin at 7:00 pm on our big screen. Our movie feature of the night will be Hotel Transylvania 2. Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy the movie, bleachers will be available.

Date: Saturday, October 24
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Cost: Freewill Donation
Each child must have their own adult carving partner!
Deadline to register is Thursday, October 23rd

Zumba Kids

Zumba Kids will be a free activity Thursday, September 24th, 5:15 to 5:45 pm on the Courthouse lawn during Oktemberfest!
This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids 'movin' to the beat'.
Come to the Courthouse lawn to 'Join the party' where kids can play it loud and rock with friends to their own rules!

Cancellation Policy

See our page for notices of cancellation for the most updated information. Or contact our cancellation line at (641) 754-5779.
School Year Cancellation Policy: If Marshalltown schools are closed due to weather, or if the Marshalltown schools dismiss early due to weather all youth activities are cancelled for that night.


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