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Parent-Child Programs

Fall & Winter Programs

COOKIE DECORATING

8-18 Yr Olds

Join Pink Slip Cakery for some cookie decorating fun! A live demonstration of each skill will be performed and students will be able to test out their new skills! We will discuss the basics of sugar cookies, including baking tips, mixing icing, icing consistency, filling bags, piping, flooding and wet-on-wet techniques. Each participant will leave with a dozen fully decorated cookies. Enrollment based on age at start date.

  • Registration: Registration Temporarily Postponed Due to COVID-19  | Registration Will Open at Later Date if Govt/Health Guidelines Allow for More Than 10 People at Indoor Programs 
  • Instructor: Lisa Hann, Pink Slip Cakery Owner
  • Cost: $30r/$45nr
  • Christmas Cookies: Tues, Dec 15 | 6:30-8:30pm
  • Valentine's Cookies: Tues, Feb 9 | 6:30-8:30pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

DADDY-DAUGHTER PROM (2020 MAKE-UP)

K-5th Graders

This will be a special night fit for a princess and her prince! Cinderella’s castle awaits for a night of dancing, photo booths, cookies, punch and more! Please register both father and daughter(s) together. Min: 200 Max: 500

  • Registration is FULL (call 616-748-3230 to be added to the waitlist)
  • COVID-19 Update: Postponed (make-up date TBD)         
  • Location: Cityside MS Gym  

HEALTHY EATING SIMPLIFIED

13 yr olds - Adults

Join us to learn how to simplify your menu planning, understand your nutritional needs and learn what a balanced diet is. This class includes tips on how to stock your kitchen with healthy food, read nutrition labels, navigate the grocery store and build a better menu plan that includes simple recipes with nutrient dense ingredients.

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Jaci Lowther
  • Cost: $13
  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 6:00-7:30pm
  • Session 1: November 2
  • Session 2: January 4
  • Session 3: March 1 
  • Location: Cityside MS - First Floor ELA Room

HOLIDAY WOOD BURNING CLASS

16 Yr Olds - Adults

Join us to create unique wood burned gifts. No experience required. Feel free to bring a tablet, laptop, or images for inspiration. Each participant will create several ornaments, gift tags, and more. All materials provided.

  • Register Here
  • Instructor: Tom Reverman
  • Cost: $38r/$53nr
  • Date: Tue, Nov 10
  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Location: Cityside Middle School, Room 135

Open Swim

Open swim is a great time for all ages to enjoy the pool! Diving boards, youth water slide, basketball hoop various pool toys and floats are available. We also provide life jackets, puddle jumpers and infant floats for non-swimmers. 

  • Pool Calendars
  • Tue: 7-8:30pm (Begins Oct 6)
  • Thur: 7-8:30pm (Begins Oct 8)
  • Fri: 7-8:30pm (Begins Oct 9)
  • Sat: 1:30-3:30pm (Begins Oct 10)
  • Mon-Fri: 7pm - 8:30pm
  • Saturday: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Cost: $3 p/visit OR Splash Pass OR Family Fitness Membership 
  • Free Open Swim Access: While Enrolled In Our Swim Lesson

PARENT-CHILD SING SONG YOGA

2-4 Yr Olds + Adult

Sing Song Yoga® is an international kids’ musical yoga program in which song lyrics instruct children how to get into the poses. Class includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this yoga class together. It is a fast paced, 30-minute, child-centered class best suited for the youngest yogis. Enrollment based on age at start date. Taught by the founder.

MORNING SESSIONS

  • Register Here 
  • Cost: $49r/$64nr (per couple)
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 9:15-9:45am
  • Session 1: Sept 17-Oct 15
  • Session 2: Oct 29-Dec 3 (Skip Nov 26)
  • Session 3: Jan 7-Feb 4
  • Session 4: Feb 25-Mar 25
  • Session 5: April 15-May 13
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation, Studio A

EVENING SESSIONS

  • Register Here 
  • Cost: $49r/$64nr (per couple)
  • Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi
  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 5:45-6:15pm
  • Session 1: Sept 17-Oct 15
  • Session 2: Jan 7-Feb 4
  • Session 3: April 15-May 13
  • Location: Cityside MS - Performing Arts Room

PARENT AND CHILD Swim LESSONS

6 Month Olds - 3 Yr Olds (+ Guardian)

Enter and exit water together | Getting wet with toys | Front and back holds | Songs and games | Blowing bubbles Splashing and kicking legs | Splashing and reaching arms | Front and back glides | Water safety rules

  • Register Here
    • Cost: $59(r)/$74(nr) - Temporary Cost Due to COVID-19
    • Mondays | Nov 2-Dec 14 | 5:30-6:00pm
    • Wednesdays | Nov 4-Dec 16 | 5:30pm-6:00pm
    • Saturdays | Nov 7-Dec 19 | 8:30-9:00am

PARENT-CHILD CHRISTMAS COOKIE DECORATING

3-11 Yr Olds + Adult

Get ready to have some cookie decorating fun as a family! It will be a great intro to cookie decorating. Each child registered will leave with a dozen fully decorated Christmas cookies! Enrollment based on age at start date.

  • Registration: Registration Temporarily Postponed Due to COVID-19  | Registration Will Open at Later Date if Govt/Health Guidelines Allow for More Than 10 People at Indoor Programs
  • Instructor: Lisa Hann, Pink Slip Cakery Owner
  • Cost: $30r/$45nr
  • Session 1: Sat, Dec 5 | 10:00-11:30am
  • Session 2: Sat, Dec 5 | 12:30-2:00pm
  • Session 3: Sat, Dec 12 | 10:00-11:30am
  • Session 4: Sat, Dec 12 | 12:30-2:00pm
  • Location: ZWHS Cafeteria

WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE

13 Yr Olds - Adults

Do you worry for your safety while you’re on a run, walking to your car, or home alone? Join us to learn how to protect yourself! This class focuses on the mental and physical aspects of self-defense for women. Each class includes 30 minutes per night on the psychological aspects of self-defense and one hour of physical training. Students will receive a workbook to guide them through this program. Enrollment based on age at start date.

  • Registration: Registration Temporarily Postponed Due to COVID-19  | Registration Will Open at Later Date if Govt/Health Guidelines Allow New Heights Fitness to Open
  • Instructor: New Heights Fitness Staff
  • Cost: $75r/$90nr
  • Day: Mondays
  • Time: 6:15-7:45pm
  • Session 1: Oct 19-Nov 9
  • Session 2: Feb 15-Mar 8
  • Session 3: Apr 12-May 3
  • Location: New Heights Fitness (338 W Washington)