Recreation Programs - Youth - Activities & Events
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SEASONAL CAMPS

We are so excited to announce that both Christmas and Easter Kids Camps are back! These are all-day programs that offer a safe place for children of working parents and parents that just want to keep their children active during school breaks. Participants will enjoy a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, movies, games and field trips (for ice cream, pizza, Reedley Opera House, Reedley Museum, etc.). Children are supervised by experienced, well trained staff. Try it for a day or sign up for the week. Call for dates.

Christmas Camp
Ages: 5-12
Time: 7:45 am - 5:15 pm
Cost: $60/week (4 days) $18/day
Snacks will be provided; campers must provide their own sack lunch.

Easter Camp
Ages: 5-12
Time: 7:45 am - 5:15 pm
Cost: $90/week (5 days) $18/day

Summer Day Camp
Enjoy 7 theme weeks filled with activities that include sports, games, drama, walking trips, guest speakers, arts & crafts, and many other great activities. Summer Day Camp is supervised 10 am - 3 pm daily by trained and experienced recreational leaders. Free lunches and snacks are available to all participants each day we are open. Call our office for more information on themes and pricing. Registration begins the second week in May at the Reedley Community Center.

Jr. Leader Internship
Is your 13-15 year old looking for work experience? If so, they may apply for an intern opportunity in our Summer Day Camp. Junior Leaders work alongside our staff, assisting with camp duties. Once applications are received, an interview will be set up and candidates will be selected. Applications are available at the Community Center or online during the month of May. Interviews take place in the second week of June.

Jr Leader Flier

Jr Leader Application

Jr Leader Resposibilities

PreSchool
We provide your child with a variety of educational and recreational opportunities. (Child must be 3 years of age by Dec.1st of the year you enroll). Registration for PreSchool and PreKindergarten classes for new students begins in August.
Where: Reedley Community Center
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Classes Begin: After Labor Day
Instructor: Karen Rubalcaba

PreKindergarten
Enroll your child in our PreKindergarten class if your child is planning to go to Kindergarten the following year. Your child will participate in socialization skills and creative activities. Give your child a positive first experience in school before kindergarten. (Child must be at least 4 years old by December 1st). In order to register your child, you must bring child's birth certificate and record of immunizations showing child is current on immunizations.

Where: Reedley Community Center
When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8:45 am to 11:45 am
Classes Begin: After Labor Day
Instructor: Karen Rubalcaba

HIP HOP CLASS
Your child will learn different styles of hip hop, how to work as a team and gain confidence, all while having fun!
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $80 / 8 weeks

BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and sport that enables a smaller person to defend oneself against a larger adversary. It helps to build self-confidence and fell in control in unwanted situations. Continuous training develops character and provides incalculable lifetime benefits, including: Cultivates empathy, overcome adversity, develop pride, treat others with respect, learn compassion.
Instructor: Bruce Tafoya - 2nd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is a 9 time World Champion, 6 time Pan American Champion, 16 time American National Champion, and 6 time U. S. Open Champion.
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Times: Kids - 7:05 - 8:30 pm
Fee: Ages 5-12 $40
Fee: Ages 13-17 $45
Fee: Adults $50

CHEER
Learn the basics of cheer- motions, jumps and stunts. Prepares kids for school and competitive cheer.
Instructor: Heather Ferguson
Days: Mondays
Fee: $80/8 weeks

TUMBLING
Four classes are taught ranging from beginner to skilled.
Instructor: Anna Nippoldt
Days: Tuesdays
Fee: $75/10 weeks
Tumbling I - Tuesdays 3:15-4:00 pm
This beginner class is designed for ages 4 and up. Students will learn forward and backward rolls, backbends and cartwheels. No previous instruction/skills required.
Tumbling II - Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00 pm
This class is designed for ages 4 and up. Students will learn standing backbends, kickovers, handstands and back walkovers. Students must have mastered cartwheel to be in this class.
Tumbling III - Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Designed for ages 7 and up. Students will learn back walkovers, kickovers, handstands, back handsprings and round offs. Students must have their standing backbend, kickover and a solid cartwheel to be in this class.
Tumbling IV - Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Designed for ages 7 and up. Students will learn front and back handsprings, back tucks, aerials and leaps. Students must have a solid back walkover, front walkover, roundoff and handstand to be in this class.

RABOBANK FIESTA WALK RUN
The Rabobank Fiesta Walk Run is a Valley Runner of the Year Series 20 point race for the 5 mile run. Due to this classification, we should see runners from all around the valley participating. In addition to the highly competitive series race, we also have categories for runners as young as 2 who can compete in the 1/8 mile run. There are also the ¼ mile and ½ mile for kids. Older children and adults can compete in the 2 and 5 mile walks and runs. Both competitive and non-competitive entries are available. Awards are given to each gender, age group and race. All races start and end in the downtown area. Come early for the race and stay for the Fiesta Parade and events in the park afterward.
Race typically held 2nd Saturday in October
Races start at 6:55 am
A professional photographer will take pictures. When you find yours on his site, download it for free.
All kids races are only $6.00; Adults are $23 (postmarked by Sept. 22); $28 (afterward)
A race shirt is provided to all pre-registered runners; late registration shirts until supplies last.

MOVIES IN THE PARK
Free movies are shown on the band shell in Pioneer Park (across from the Police Department) during the summer. Special themed activities take place before the movie starts. Pre-movie games start at 8:00 pm. Movie starts at 8:30 pm. You are welcome to bring your own food and drinks, lawn chairs, blankets, etc. Food is available for purchase. This is a family friendly event and all movies are appropriate for all ages. 2017 movies: Lego Batman Movie, Beauty and the Beast, and Sing.

Pet and Storybook Parade
The Pet and Storybook Parade will be on May 2, 2015. All entries should be in line at 13th and "F" Streets by 9:30 a.m. on parade day. Entry forms are available at the Reedley Community Services Department. Prizes are awarded in the following categories:
  • Costumes (6 and under)
  • Costumes (7 and over)
  • Tricycles & Small Bicycles
  • Small Animals (puppies, mice, birds, fowl, etc.)
  • Dogs
  • Small Floats
  • Bicycles & Tricycles (Large)
  • Medium Size Animals
  • Large Animals (horses, goats, etc.)
Red Ribbon Week
Reedley has joined the nation in its outreach efforts for a drug-free California. Community members are encouraged to work together to empower youth and adults to lead healthy, drug-free lifestyles. Get involved! Our youth are our future and need the message of zero tolerance for drugs. For more information, call the Community Services Officer at (559) 637-4248.
Halloween and Red Ribbon Carnival
Games and activities for ages 2-12. Bounce house, coloring contest, carnival games and much more. Prizes are awarded for the costume contest; candy prizes are given at each booth. Parents and children are encouraged to join in the fun together.
Community Services Commission Youth Rep
Are you a local high school student who is involved in activities, sports, or student government in school or at church? Would you like to know more about local events and activities? Are you interested in helping to bridge the gap between student government and local government? Then you might want to look into applying to be a Youth Representative on the Reedley Community Services Commission. The Commission adopted the Youth Rep position to improve communication between local young people and the Commission in order to better serve the youth of our community with facilities and sports/enrichment activities. The Youth Reps attend all regular Commission meetings and volunteer at 3-4 Reedley Community Services Department events. If interested, call Sarah Reid at 637-4203. The 2017-18 Youth Reps are: Michael Ito and Lorena Orozco of Reedley High School.

Youth Rep Flier
Youth Rep Application
Youth Rep Qualification/Responsibilities

Easter Egg Carnival
We are offering a community Easter Egg Carnival. Bring your Easter basket and join us for the fun. A variety of activities will be offered, including face painting, spin art, other games, and information booths. Easter eggs with prizes inside will be given at each game table. The event will be canceled in case of rain.
Where: C.F. Mueller Park
Age: 0 years to 12 years