Youth Motor Development

Summer Programs

SUMMER VARIETY DAY CAMP

8-12 Yr Olds

The perfect camp for kids that enjoy a little bit of everything! This camp will include outside games, crafting, reading, swimming, teamwork activities, movie time and more! Please bring a sack lunch each day except Thursday (pizza party). 

  • Register Here
  • Instructors: Zeeland Rec Staff
  • Cost: $199r/$214nr
  • Session 1: July 19-22
  • Session 2: Aug 2-5
  • Time: 8:30am-4pm
  • Location: Creekside MS - Quack Shack & Green Space

YOGA IN THE PARK (FREE)

Join us for yoga classes on the park lawn! We have both adult-only options and family options (all ages welcome). No yoga experience is necessary and there is something for everyone! Please bring your own mat or a towel.  Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather. Cancellations will be posted on our social media pages. 

  • Cost: Free
  • Registration: No Registration Required... Just Show Up!
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Location: Lawrence Street Park - Green Space
  • July 13, 20, 27 (Tue): Family Yoga (All Ages), 6pm-6:45pm
  • Aug 3, 10, 17, 24 (Tue): Family (All Ages), 11-11:45am | Adult Only (13 Yr Olds-Adults), 12-1pm

 

Fall & Winter Programs

Motor Movement

3-5 Yr Olds 

Join us to improve body control, motor skills, physical awareness and more through music, games and other fun activities! This class will increase your child’s confidence and independence with their bodies, while also better preparing them to master more complex skilled activities as they get older. All children must be potty trained. Enroll based on age at start date.

  • Register for Session 1 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Register for Session 2 Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Rachel Kenemer
  • Cost: $63r/$78nr
  • Session 1: Mon | Oct 4-Dec 6 (skip Nov 22) | 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm OR 1pm (45 min classes)
  • Session 2: Mon | Jan 10-Mar 14 (skip Feb 14) | 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm OR 1pm (45 min classes)
  • Location: Zeeland Rec - Shoreline Sprinkling Studio

S.T.E.M. and Sensory Development

3-5 Yr Olds

Join us to explore S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and sensory concepts through a wide variety of activities! Studies show that S.T.E.M. and sensory activities breeds curiosity, teaches kids how to learn from their mistakes, fosters creativity and gets kids excited to learn! This is the perfect program to prepare your kiddos for Kindergarten through activities with blocks, boxes, legos, tubes, cups, popsicle sticks, and more! Children must be potty trained before the start of the program. Enroll based on age at the start of the program. 

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: Rachel Kenemer
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • Session 1: Wed | Oct 6-Dec 8 (skip Nov 24) | 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm OR 1pm
  • Session 2: Wed | Jan 12-Mar 16 (skip Feb 16) | 9am, 10am, 11am, 12pm OR 1pm
  • Location: Zeeland Rec - Shoreline Sprinkling Studio

Gymnastics 

3-14 Yr Olds

Our Gymnastics program is designed to help your child increase body control, flexibility, and strength! Each session will include a rotation of working on skills on beams, bars, vaults and floor work. All children must be potty trained.

  • Register Here (Online Registration Opens on Mon, Aug 9 @ 5am)
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Cost: $39r/$54nr
  • Session 1: Saturdays | Sept 25-Oct 23
  • Session 2: Saturdays | Nov 6-Dec 11 (skip Nov 27)
  • Session 3: Saturdays | Jan 15-Feb 12
  • Session 4: Saturdays | Feb 26-Mar 26
  • Location: Cityside Middle School - Aux Gym
  • Tots (3 Yr Olds): 9-9:50am | Somersaults, jumping, balance, swinging
  • Beginners (4-5 Yr Olds): 10-10:50am | Somersaults, cartwheels, jumping, balance, swinging
  • Beginners (6 Yr Olds+): 11-11:50am | Somersaults, cartwheels, jumping, balance, swinging
  • Intermediate (Placement Based on Skill Rather Than Age): 12-12:50am | Prior to the program, participants must be able to do cartwheels and bridges. During the program, participants will work on handstands, round-offs, high beam work, pullovers, hip circles
  • Advanced (Placement Based on Skill Rather Than Age): 1-1:50am | Prior to the program, participants must be able to do cartwheels, bridges, backbends, and be working on walkovers. During the program, participants will work on back and front walkovers, handsprings, aerials, squat-ons, straddle-throughs, balance beam dismounts, hip circles