Early Childhood Classes


Introduce your child to basketball or take their game to the next level! Basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense will be taught as younger groups work on coordination and motor skills, and older groups concentrate on teamwork and game situations.

Location:       ARC Gymnasium
Instructor:    Skyline Sports

Day/Date:     Monday/December 7 - January 11

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

Fee:                $65.00 R/$70.00 NR

Culinary Kids

Participants will create simple and creative yummy treats to take home to the family or eat while in class. We will also discuss the importance of kitchen safety. Please list any allergies when registering.

Location:       ARC Butterfly Room
Instructor:    Trisha Sanders
Day/Date:     Tuesday & Thursday/November 3 - 24
Time:             5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      5/12
Fee:                $49.00 R/$54.00 NR

Lunch & Learn

This class is great for children to learn new things while learning to socialize at the same time! Participants will learn 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
Instructor:    Katie Jacobson

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



November 3 - 24

December 1 - 15


$49.00 R/$54.00 NR

$35.00 R/$40.00 NR

Princess Pajama Party
We will be throwing a party fit for a princess. Come to the Midlothian Park District dressed in your royal pajamas while we dance, sing, make crafts, and pose for photos. Pizza and punch will be served. A special princess will be joining our party.

Location:       ARC Butterfly Room
Instructor:    Hillary Smith
Day/Date:     Saturday/October 17
Time:             11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Age:               3 – 5 years
Min/Max:      5/12
Fee:                $30.00 R/$35.00 NR

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 will receive a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age. Class will be held at the Oak Forest Park District Central Park Building. 

Location:       Oak Forest Park District
Instructor:    Gary Kantor & Staff
Day/Date:     Tuesday/October 27
Time:             5:00 – 5:55 p.m.
Age:               5 – 12 years
Min/Max:      5/12
Fee:                $20.00 R & NR