Early Childhood Classes

Anna & Elsa's FROZEN Party

Come out to the enchanted forest while we party with our friends Anna & Elsa. Participants will play games, make crafts, and visit with the princesses. Food and beverages will be served. Please dress in your FROZEN best! A special guest will be joining us for an evening of fun and adventure.

Location:       ARC Butterfly Room
Day/Date:     Tuesday/February 16

Time:             6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      5/12

Fee:               $40.00 R/$45.00 NR

Instructional Soccer (3 - 5 years)

The Midlothian Park District Instructional Soccer Class will be an introductory and fun-filled instructional soccer lesson coached by US Soccer licensed coaches from Chicago Empire FC South. Each activity in the program will be high-energy and a lot of fun, all while teaching the fundamentals of soccer. Please be sure to bring your own shin guards as they are required. Personal water bottles are highly recommended.  Athletic attire preferred. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. 

Instructor:     Chicago Empire FC South

Location:       ARC Turf Field
Day/Date:     Thursday/February 4 - March 11

Time:             6:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      6/15

Fee:               $50.00 R/$55.00 NR

Instructional T-Ball

Learn the basics of T-Ball while having fun at the same time. The fundamentals of hitting, baserunning and fielding will be covered through fun training that keeps everyone moving!  Groups will work on coordination, motor skills, teamwork and game situations. Personal water bottles are highly recommended.  Athletic attire preferred. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. 

Instructor:     Skyline Athletes

Location:       ARC Field Turf
Day/Date:     Monday/March 1 - March 29

Time:             6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Age:               4 – 7 years
Min/Max:      5/15

Fee:               $55.00 R/$60.00 NR

Little Newton Learning Lab

This awesome new class is specifically designed for preschoolers and their growing minds! Participants will create different science experiments while hypothesizing what will happen next. Children will get a new and creative way of learning.

Location:       ARC Butterfly Room
Day/Date:     Monday & Wednesday/March 1 - March 17

Time:             11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      5/12

Fee:               $42.00 R/$47.00 NR

Lunch & Learn

Want to extend your child’s pre-school day? Then sign them up for Lunch & Learn! Participants will have fun learning letters, numbers and shapes then eat their lunch while the teacher reads a book. All participants are required to bring a lunch. Space is limited.

Location:       ARC Caterpillar Room
Days:             Tuesday & Thursday

Dates:            February 2 - February 25

                       March 2 - March 25

Time:             11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      5/12

Fee:               $56.00 R/$61.00 NR per session

Flag Football 

Introduce your child to football or take their game to the next level! The fundamentals of passing, catching, running, and defense will be taught as you work on coordination and motor skills. Personal water bottles are highly recommended.  Participants will be split up by age. Athletic attire preferred. Each participant will receive a t-shirt.

Instructor:     Skyline Athletes

Location:       ARC Field Turf
Day/Date:     Monday/February 1 - February 22

Time:             6:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Age:               4 – 9 years
Min/Max:      7/15

Fee:               $50.00 R/$55.00 NR

Midlothian Tae Kwon Do

Come take a journey, with Master Grove into the exciting world of Tae Kwon Do. Experience the coordination, balance and stamina that comes from kicking, jumping, building stances and self-defense techniques of the most popular martial art in the world!! This structured environment will allow you to feel secure though challenged, while focusing on building self-discipline where you can learn how the world around you works. When your skills are prepared you will be given the exciting opportunity to achieve new belt ranks. Personal water bottles are highly recommended. Athletic attire preferred. 

Instructor:     Dexter Grove

Location:       ARC Multipurpose Room
Days:             Monday & Wednesday

Dates:            February 1 - February 24

                       March 1 - March 31

Time:             6:45 – 7:45 p.m.
Age:               5 – 12 years
Min/Max:      5/20

Fee:               $80.00 R/$90.00 NR (per session)

Mesmerizing Magic Class

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks from the "Magic Team of Gary Kantor"! Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and always learn tricks that are age-appropriate. Class will be held at Oak Forest Park District (Central Park Building), 15601 S. Central Park Ave.

Instructor:     Gary Kantor

Location:       Oak Forest Park District
Day/Date:     Thursday/February 25

Time:             6:45 – 7:40 p.m.
Age:               5 – 12 years
Min/Max:      5/12

Fee:               $20.00 R & NR

Exotic Science

Come out for an adventurous day of blowing things up! Participants will safely get to experiment with different materials, chemicals, and liquids in a controlled environment. Please wear clothes you can get messy in.

Location:       ARC Meadow Room/Gymnasium
Day/Date:     Sunday/March 7 - March 28

Time:             4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Age:               5 – 12 years
Min/Max:      5/12

Fee:               $35.00 R/$40.00 NR