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Gym

Movers and Swimmers

The first half of the class is in the gym participating in physical activity programs designed to further develop locomotor skills, coordination and muscular development. The remainder of class is in the pool where children enjoy a recreational period of swimming. Please have your child's swimsuit on underneath his or her gym clothes. Gym shoes are required. Arm floaties or lifejackets are required for children who are not strong swimmers. Please label your floaties and lifejackets. Class will gather in the Youth Activity Center.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
MS 3+ Jul 2 - Jul 30 9:30A - 11:00AMo, Fr Jun 25 - Jun 29

Basketball Camps with Derek

Our basketball camps are geared towards introducing kids to the sport of basketball and also working on their skill development through drills and games. We will work on shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and defense. Whether you're new to the sport or have been playing awhile we can help you. Derek has an impressive playing career starting a Lincoln Southeast High School, Junior College, and University of Missouri-Saint Louis and Professionally in Iceland. He has also coached youth at various camps. Registration deadline is July 26th. Cost is: members - $20.00 and guests: $30.00 *If you participate in the basketball camp and the corresponding Summer Day Camp during the same week, you can participate in the basketball camp for just an additional $10. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
S4L1 with Day Camp 5-8 Jul 30 - Jul 31 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu Jul 13 - Jul 26 Register
S4L1 Basketball Only 5-8 Jul 30 - Jul 31 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu Jul 13 - Jul 26 Register
S4L2 Basketball Only 9-11 Jul 30 - Jul 31 2:00P - 3:00PMo, Tu Jul 13 - Jul 26 Register
S4L2 with Day Camp 9-11 Jul 30 - Jul 31 2:00P - 3:00PMo, Tu Jul 13 - Jul 26 Register

Soccer Camps with Ben Welch

Join us for our all new soccer camps with our very own Ben Welch! Ben played soccer in college at Buena Vista and has been the JV soccer coach at Waverly High School for the past 7 years. These soccer camps will be divided into levels with suggested age ranges. If your child is advanced for their age, please consider registering them up a level. If you are unsure of which level would be most appropriate, please contact Ben at bwelch@prairielife.com. The lower level camps are geared towards introducing kids to the sport of soccer and also working on their skill development through drills and games. We will work on shooting, passing, dribbling, and defense. The upper levels are more geared towards the kids who have been playing and wanting to improve their overall skills. So whether your are new to the sport or have been playing awhile we have a clinic for you. Please bring shin guards, water bottle, and soccer ball (if you have one). We plan to utilize the outdoor areas for these camps (weather permitting). Registration deadline is one week prior to camp start date. Cost for levels 1 & 2 (2 day camp): Members - $20.00 and Non-Members: $35.00 Cost for levels 3 & 4 (3 day camp): Members - $35 and Non-Members: $50 *If you participate in the soccer camp and the corresponding Summer Day Camp during the same week you will receive your soccer camp for only an additional $10 (Levels 1 & 2) and $15 (Levels 3 & 4). Contact Ben Welch or Teri Boies at tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 1 6+ Jul 24 - Jul 26 9:30A - 10:30ATu, Th May 25 - Jul 22 Register
Level 1 w/Day Camp 6+ Jul 24 - Jul 26 9:30A - 10:30ATu, Th May 25 - Jul 22 Register
Level 2 8+ Jul 24 - Jul 26 10:30A - 11:30ATu, Th May 25 - Jul 17
Level 2 w/Day Camp 8+ Jul 24 - Jul 26 10:30A - 11:30ATu, Th May 25 - Jul 17

Youth Activities

Taekwondo

Learn the sport of taekwondo in a structured and fun environment. Learned skills can be used for self defense and fitness. Participants will have the opportunity to earn the colored belts and compete if desired. The cost of the class is $35.00 for members per month and $60 for guests for each day per week. Taekwondo Instructor, Landon Mitchell, is a 3rd degree black belt, will be teaching the class. He began training at the age of 6 and still currently trains and competes. He has been working with youth taekwondo students and coached competitive teams for several years. Landon’s classes provide the teachings of courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self control, and an indomitable spirit.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
July 2018 Mon 6-12 Jul 2 - Jul 30 6:30P - 7:30PMo Jun 19 - Jul 2
July 2018 Thur 6-12 Jul 5 - Jul 26 6:30P - 7:30PTh Jun 19 - Jul 5

Youth Swimming

Aqua Tots

Designed for children ages 6 months-3 years to give them a head start in swimming, and get comfortable in the water. We will begin working on basic skills while interacting with the instructor and other children in a fun and safe environment. An adult must accompany each child in the water. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Aqua Tots PM 6 months - 3 years Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Aqua Tots AM 6 months - 3 years Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:00A - 10:30ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skill)

Level 1 participants are taught how to enter and exit the water with assistance. They will learn to back and front float, as well as the combination arm and leg movement for the front crawl. A dock is used for safety while participants are in class. Level 1 is for beginner swimmers, ready to swim without parent assistance. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:00P - 5:30PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:35P - 6:05PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:00P - 5:30PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:35P - 6:05PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 11:10A - 11:40ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:00A - 10:30ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:35A - 11:05ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 2 (Fundamental Aquatic Skills)

Level 2 participants will be able to enter and exit the water on their own. They will also learn to back float without assistance, tread water for at least 15 seconds, and open their eyes under water to retrieve an object. They will also begin learning to glide off the wall and front crawl on their own for 5 body lengths. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 2 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:00P - 5:30PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:35P - 6:05PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:00P - 5:30PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:35P - 6:05PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:00A - 10:30ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:35A - 11:05ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 2 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 11:10A - 11:40ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 3 (Stroke Development)

Level 3 participants will learn to swim front crawl for 15 yards and elementary backstroke for 15 yards. They will be able to tread water for 1 minute without assistance, and will have a good streamline position off the wall. Focus will be placed on the flutter, scissors, breaststroke, and dolphin kicks. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 3 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:00P - 5:30PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:35P - 6:05PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 11:10A - 11:40AWe May 15 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:00P - 5:30PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:35P - 6:05PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:00A - 10:30ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:35A - 11:05ASa May 14 - Jun 4
Level 3 4+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 11:10A - 11:40ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 4 (Stroke Improvement)

Level 4 participants will need to be able to swim front crawl and elementary backstroke for 25 yards. They will learn the Breaststroke, Back crawl, Butterfly and Sidestroke, and will need to be able to swim 15 yards of each stroke. They will also learn open turns on the front and back crawls. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 4 5+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:00P - 5:30PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 4 5+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 4 5+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 14 - Jun 4
Level 4 5+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:00A - 10:30ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 5 (Stroke Refinement)

Level 5 participants are required to swim 50 yards of both front crawl and back crawl. They will progress to doing 25 yards in the Breaststroke, Back Crawl, Butterfly and Sidestroke. They will also learn the front and backstroke flip turns. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 5 7+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 5:35P - 6:05PTu May 14 - Jun 4
Level 5 7+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:35P - 6:05PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 5 7+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 11:10A - 11:40ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Swim Lesson Level 6 (Advanced Swimming)

Level 6 participants will need to swim 100 yards of front crawl and elementary backstroke. They will work on endurance to be able to swim 50 yards in Breaststroke, Back Crawl, Butterfly and Sidestroke. They will also need to demonstrate open turns and flip turns when swimming. (Lessons are included with a two-year agreement)

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 6 10+ Jun 7 - Jul 26 5:00P - 5:30PTh May 14 - Jun 4
Level 6 10+ Jun 9 - Jul 28 10:35A - 11:05ASa May 14 - Jun 4

Tennis

Summer Tennis Level 1

This class is designed to build the athletic skills of hand-eye coordination, proper grip, balance, ball tracking skills, and racquet control, needed for future tennis play through tennis related activities in a fun atmosphere. Specially sized racquets will be provided at no cost to participants. Object of this level is to start off having fun in a sport that your child can enjoy for life! Each session is five weeks long. Cost is $65/both days or $40/one day a week only. Guest cost is $95/both days or $60/one day only. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Session II T 4-7 Jul 10 - Aug 7 9:15A - 10:00ATu May 27 - Jul 4
Session II T/TH 4-7 Jul 10 - Aug 9 9:15A - 10:00ATu, Th May 27 - Jul 4
Sess II Wed PM 4-7 Jul 11 - Aug 8 5:30P - 6:15PWe May 27 - Jul 4
Session II TH 4-7 Jul 12 - Aug 9 9:15A - 10:00ATh May 27 - Jul 4

Summer Tennis Level 2/3 Evening

These lessons are a combination evening class for Levels 2 and 3. Players will be split according to their individual skill level for drills/activities. All the skills that incorporated in the daytime level 2 & 3 will be included in this evening class as well. Cost is $45 for members and $65 for non-members. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Session II 7 + Jul 11 - Aug 8 7:00P - 8:00PWe May 27 - Jul 4

Summer Tennis Level 2

This level is designed to have fun learning to play tennis and improve swing technique, footwork, and consistent ball contact control. This class is for the beginner to intermediate youth. Cost is $70/both days or $45/one day a week only. Non-member cost is $100/both days or $65/one day only. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Session II T 7 & over Jul 10 - Aug 7 10:00A - 11:00ATu May 27 - Jul 4
Session II T/TH 7 & over Jul 10 - Aug 9 10:00A - 11:00ATu, Th May 27 - Jul 4
Session II TH 7 & over Jul 12 - Aug 9 10:00A - 11:00ATh May 27 - Jul 4

Summer Tennis Level 3

These lessons are designed to improve stroke technique, footwork, spin, and serving. Sportsmanship, scoring, and match strategy are important instructional topics covered in the junior lessons. These clinics are grouped by age and ability levels. Classes are full of fun and games and will teach the players a great life-long sport. Cost is $70/both days or $45/one day per week only. Non-member cost is $100/both days or $65/one day per week. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Session II T 10 & over Jul 10 - Aug 7 11:00A - 12:00PTu May 27 - Jul 4
Session II T/TH 10 & over Jul 10 - Aug 9 11:00A - 12:00PTu, Th May 27 - Jul 4
Session II TH 10 & over Jul 12 - Aug 9 11:00A - 12:00PTh May 27 - Jul 4

Youth Day Camps

Summer Daycamp

Super sizzling summer fun here at PLF! All day care provided from 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday! We swim every day, do arts and crafts and fun gym games with an afternoon snack(provided). Each week is themed to excite children in learning something new! Swimming suit, tennis shoes, and sunscreen are required! Our day camps provide a balanced schedule that offers a variety of activities throughout the day. Lunch packed from home or can be ordered from the cafe for an additional charge. Price for members is $145 per including a $30 nonrefundable deposit fee that's due at registration (this fee is then applied to your final cost). Guests will pay a guest fee of $6 per day or $30 per week. Price to include a daily kids meal from our cafe, $165 for members and $195 for our guests. We do provide before and after care for $5. **Cancellation within 7 days of the start of camp will result in forfeiting full camp fees** **Cancellation without notice will result in forfeiting full camp fees.** **Discounts** Multi-Camp Discount: You will save $5 each camp when you register for more than 7 camps per child. Discount does not apply towards the registration fee.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Animal Planet 5+ Jul 16 - Jul 20 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 29 - Jul 12
Out of this World 5+ Jul 23 - Jul 27 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 29 - Jul 19 Standby
Young Chefs 5+ Jul 30 - Aug 3 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 29 - Jul 26 Standby
Epic Adventure 5+ Aug 6 - Aug 10 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 29 - Aug 2 Standby
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