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Youth Programming

Basketball Afterschool Art Skating Lessons | Penguins Pond Hockey | Ice Dogs Pond Hockey |Babysitter Training| Time for Play | Adult Programming

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Basketball

Grades 2-4: Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome. Players will learn the basics of the game in a skills clinic type setting. We will be scrimmaging against each other as well as possibly another community. Will not meet over holiday break. Sneakers and comfortable attire is required. This is a volunteer coach driven program, coaches are needed.
 
When: December 9-January 13. Meets on Tuesdays 6:00—7:00 PM and Saturdays 11:00—12:30 PM
Where: Nisswa Elementary Gym
Deadline: December 3
Cost: $50

 

Afterschool Art

Ages 5-11: Let’s explore different art mediums together! We will learn different techniques of painting and drawing as well as picking up some tools for fibers. Express your creativity with hands on work time and bring home your own creation after each class!
 
When: December 5-January 4 Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00-4:00 PM (excluding holiday break)
Where: Journey Church—Across the parking lot from the school
Deadline: December 1
Cost: $60

Skating Lessons

Ages 5+: Must be age 5 by December 31, 2017. Skaters will learn basic skating skills and participate in safe and easy drills to develop skaters. Skaters of all ages and abilities are welcomed, interest in hockey not needed! Skates, helmet, and stick (if interested in hockey) are required. Elbow pads and shin guards are recommended.
 
When: January 9-February 17. Meets on Tuesdays 5:30 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM
Where: Nisswa Park rink
Deadline: December 30
Cost: $40

Penguins Pond Hockey

Ages 7-10: Must be age 7 by December 31, 2017. End of season Jamboree will be at Essentia Health Sports Center in late February depending on available ice time. Equipment required: stick, skates, shin guards, elbow pads, helmet with mask, and mouth guard. This is a volunteer coach driven program, coaches are needed.
 
When: January 2 - Late February. Practices are on Tuesdays @ 6:00 PM and Saturdays 10:00 AM with games generally on Saturdays and a few on Tuesdays.
Where: Nisswa Park rink
Deadline: December 22
Cost: $50

Ice Dogs Pond Hockey

Ages 11-15: Must be age 11 by December 31, 2017. End of season Jamboree will be at Essentia Health Sports Center in late February depending on available ice time. Equipment required: stick, skates, shin guards, elbow pads, helmet with mask and mouth guard. This is a volunteer coach driven program, coaches are needed.
 
When: January 4 - Late February. Practices are on Mondays & Thursdays @ 6:30 p.m. with games generally on Saturdays and few on Thursdays.
Where: Nisswa Park rink
Deadline: December 22
Cost: $50
 

Babysitting Training

 
Ages 10 + up:  This interactive class will teach the basics of babysitting childcare for all ages, basics of first aid, the importance of TLC, what to do in an emergency and fun activities to do with children.  Students who attend will receive a babysitter guide along with a certificate of completion.  Bring a sack lunch and a waterbottle.  Instructors are Terry Spielman and amanda Sifferath.

 
When: Saturday, January 20th, 8:30 am—2:30 pm
Where: Nisswa Community Events Center
Deadline: January 5th
 

Time For Play

We have a “playgroup” at the Nisswa Community Center for children ages 6 and under.

Ride on toys, slide, parachute, cars, blocks, play houses, etc. Bring a sack lunch if you wish.

When: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (October-April)

Cost: $2 per day per child over 12 months of age.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required, just come to the Community Center for some fun!

Please check our Facebook page for cancellations: “Nisswa Time for Play”

 

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Phone: 218.963.4444
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