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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
Movers and Swimmers 3+ Jun 3 - Jun 28 9:30A - 11:00AMo, Fr May 1 - Jun 1 Register

Summer 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, clinics and privates. Level 1 is for 6-8 years old and is 1 hour per day. Cost is $30 for Members and $55 for Non-Members. Level 2 is for 8-10 years old and is 90 minutes per day. Cost is $45 for Members and $70 for Non-Members. Both camps are 4 days long. Registration deadline is one week prior to the start of camp. *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 $20. Contact Teri Boies at 402-483-2322 or tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
S1L1 Basketball Only 6-8 Jun 10 - Jun 13 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu, We, Th Apr 1 - Jun 3 Register
S1L1 with Day Camp 6-8 Jun 10 - Jun 13 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu, We, Th Apr 1 - Jun 3 Register
S1L2 Basketball Only 8-10 Jun 10 - Jun 13 2:00P - 3:30PMo, Tu, We, Th Apr 1 - Jun 3 Register
S1L2 with Day Camp 8-10 Jun 10 - Jun 13 2:00P - 3:30PMo, Tu, We, Th Apr 1 - Jun 3 Register
S2L1 Basketball Only 6-8 Jul 15 - Jul 18 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu, We, Th Jun 1 - Jul 8
S2L1 with Day Camp 6-8 Jul 15 - Jul 18 1:00P - 2:00PMo, Tu, We, Th Jun 1 - Jul 8
S2L2 Basketball Only 8-10 Jul 15 - Jul 18 2:00P - 3:30PMo, Tu, We, Th Jun 1 - Jul 8
S2L2 with Day Camp 8-10 Jul 15 - Jul 18 2:00P - 3:30PMo, Tu, We, Th Jun 1 - Jul 8

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 8 years. These 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. So whether your are new to the sport or have been playing awhile we have the camp 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 Members - $20.00 and Non-Members: $35.00 *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 $15. Contact Ben Welch or Teri Boies at tboies@prairielife.com for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Session 1 6-8 Jun 17 - Jun 19 10:00A - 11:00AMo, We May 1 - Jun 10 Register
Session 1 w/Day Camp 6-8 Jun 17 - Jun 19 10:00A - 11:00AMo, We May 1 - Jun 10 Register
Session 2 6-8 Jul 29 - Jul 31 10:00A - 11:00AMo, We May 1 - Jul 22 Register
Session 2 w/Day Camp 6-8 Jul 29 - Jul 31 10:00A - 11:00AMo, We May 1 - Jul 22 Register

Volleyball Clinic

This volleyball clinic is for youth wanting to get started on the right foot with volleyball and/or take their game to the next level. The clinic will be instructed by Coach Steve Bartek. Steve is a certified K-12 PE teacher and has extensive knowledge in the game of volleyball. Two of his daughters played Division 1 Volleyball (Including daughter Brooke who was a part of the 2006 Nebraska Volleyball National Championship team). He has coached various sports including tennis, and basketball etc. The focus of the camp will be on skill development in a fun setting. Cost is $40/members and $55/non-members. If you also participate in the corresponding Summer Day camp you will receive this camp for only an additional $15. Contact Teri Boies at tboies@prairielife.com or at 402-483-2322 for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
VB Clinic Only 7-10 Jul 23 - Jul 25 10:30A - 12:00PTu, We, Th May 1 - Jul 15 Register
VB with Day Camp 7-10 Jul 23 - Jul 25 10:30A - 12:00PTu, We, Th May 1 - Jul 15 Register

Swim Team

Stroke and turn camp

Needing refinement of your strokes and turns? We are having four days for a stroke and turn camp on May20th, 22nd, 27th, and 29th from 5:30-6:30pm each night!! We will be going over proper stroke technique along with breathing pattern and how to properly do a flip turn for each stroke. This class is designed for kids in swimming lessons level 3 and up. The cost of the camp is $60 per child and $80 per child for non-members. Sign up on line at prairielife.com. For more information please contact April Rasmussen at arasmussen@prairielife.com or at 402-483-2322.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Stroke and Turn Camp 6+ May 20 - May 29 5:30P - 6:30PMo, We May 6 - May 18

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. One class a week costs $35/mo for members, $60/mo for guests. Two times a week: $70/mo for members, and guests are $120/mo. 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
May 2019 Thur 6-12 May 2 - May 30 6:30P - 7:30PTh Apr 15 - May 2
June 2019 Mon 6-12 Jun 3 - Jun 24 6:30P - 7:30PMo May 15 - May 31 Register
June 2019 Thur 6-12 Jun 6 - Jun 27 6:30P - 7:30PTh May 15 - Jun 5 Register

Youth Swimming

Swim Lesson Level 1 (Introduction to Water Skills)

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 4:30P - 5:00PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:05P - 5:35PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:40P - 6:10PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 4:30P - 5:00PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:05P - 5:35PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:40P - 6:10PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 11:10A - 11:40AWe May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 4:30P - 5:00PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:05P - 5:35PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 1 3-4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:40P - 6:10PTh May 13 - May 27 Register

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 2 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 4:30P - 5:00PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 2 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:05P - 5:35PMo May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:40P - 6:10PMo May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 4:30P - 5:00PTu May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:05P - 5:35PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 2 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:40P - 6:10PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 2 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 11:10A - 11:40AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 2 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 4:30P - 4:35PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 2 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:05P - 5:35PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 2 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:40P - 6:10PTh May 13 - May 27 Standby

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 3 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 4:30P - 5:00PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 3 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:05P - 5:35PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 3 4+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:40P - 6:10PMo May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 4:30P - 5:00PTu May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:05P - 5:35PTu May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:40P - 6:10PTu May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 3 4+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 11:10A - 11:40AWe May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 4:30P - 5:00PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:05P - 5:35PTh May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 3 4+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:40P - 6:10PTh May 13 - May 27 Register

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 4 5+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 4:30P - 5:00PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 4 5+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:40P - 6:10PTu May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 4 5+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:35A - 11:05AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 4 5+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 15 - May 27 Register
Level 4 5+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:05P - 5:35PTh May 13 - May 27 Register

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 5 7+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:05P - 5:35PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 5 7+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 4:30P - 5:00PTu May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 5 7+ Jun 5 - Jul 24 11:10A - 11:40AWe May 13 - May 27 Standby
Level 5 7+ Jun 6 - Jul 25 5:40P - 6:10PTh May 13 - May 27 Standby

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Level 6 10+ Jun 3 - Jul 22 5:40P - 6:10PMo May 13 - May 27 Register
Level 6 10+ Jun 4 - Jul 23 5:05P - 5:35PTu May 13 - May 27 Register

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.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Aqua Tots AM 6 months - 3 years Jun 5 - Jul 24 10:00A - 10:30AWe May 13 - May 27 Register
Aqua Tots PM 6 months - 3 years Jun 6 - Jul 25 4:30P - 5:00PTh May 13 - May 27 Register

Tennis

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 I T 7 & over May 28 - Jun 25 10:00A - 11:00ATu Apr 1 - May 22
Session I T/TH 7 & over May 28 - Jun 27 10:00A - 11:00ATu, Th Apr 1 - May 22
Session I TH 7 & over May 30 - Jun 27 10:00A - 11:00ATh Apr 1 - May 22
Session II T 7 & over Jul 9 - Aug 6 10:00A - 11:00ATu Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II T/TH 7 & over Jul 9 - Aug 8 10:00A - 11:00ATu, Th Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II TH 7 & over Jul 11 - Aug 8 10:00A - 11:00ATh Jun 1 - Jul 2

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 I T 10 & over May 28 - Jun 25 11:00A - 12:00PTu Apr 1 - May 22
Session I T/TH 10 & over May 28 - Jun 27 11:00A - 12:00PTu, Th Apr 1 - May 22
Session I TH 10 & over May 30 - Jun 27 11:00A - 12:00PTh Apr 1 - May 22
Session II T 10 & over Jul 9 - Aug 6 11:00A - 12:00PTu Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II T/TH 10 & over Jul 9 - Aug 8 11:00A - 12:00PTu, Th Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II TH 10 & over Jul 11 - Aug 8 11:00A - 12:00PTh Jun 1 - Jul 2

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 I T 4-7 May 28 - Jun 25 9:15A - 10:00ATu Apr 1 - May 22
Session I T/TH 4-7 May 28 - Jun 27 9:15A - 10:00ATu, Th Apr 1 - May 22
Sess 1 Wed PM 4-7 May 29 - Jun 26 5:30P - 6:15PWe Apr 1 - May 22
Session I TH 4-7 May 30 - Jun 27 9:15A - 10:00ATh Apr 1 - May 22
Session II T 4-7 Jul 9 - Aug 6 9:15A - 10:00ATu Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II T/TH 4-7 Jul 9 - Aug 8 9:15A - 10:00ATu, Th Jun 1 - Jul 2
Sess II Wed PM 4-7 Jul 10 - Aug 7 5:30P - 6:15PWe Jun 1 - Jul 2
Session II TH 4-7 Jul 11 - Aug 8 9:15A - 10:00ATh Jun 1 - Jul 2

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 I 7 + May 29 - Jun 26 6:15P - 7:15PWe Apr 1 - May 22
Session II 7 + Jul 10 - Aug 7 7:00P - 8:00PWe May 27 - Jul 4

Teen/Pre-Teen Programs

Youth Intro to Pickleball Clinic

Introduce your kids to Pickleball now so they have a sport they can continue to play for a lifetime. It is one of the fastest growing sports across the country and is being played by kids - elderly! This clinic is being instructed by Jane Cech. She is one of the ambassadors for Pickleball in Lincoln. The clinic is free to youth ages 10-16. Non-Members can attend for $15 fee. Attend one day or both days! Space is limited to the first 8 kids per clinic. Clinics will be held on the tennis courts.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Sess 1 10 - 16 Jun 19 - Jun 19 1:00P - 2:30PWe May 1 - Jun 12 Register
Sess 2 10 - 16 Jun 26 - Jun 26 1:00P - 2:30PWe May 1 - Jun 19 Register

Teen Weights Clinic

This clinic will teach your teen how to lift weights properly to avoid injury and achieve maximum results. Get started on the right foot for the summer with a game plan of how to achieve their goals. Youth will have an introduction to all the basics as well as an opportunity to start working on their overall strength in a safe and structured environment. Weight Training etiquette will also be addressed. Whether your teen wants to work on getting strong for a sport or just for their own fitness, this is a great way to introduce them to a life long activity. Prairie Life Certified Personal Trainer Justin Wittler will instruct this class. Class will meet on Tuesday & Thursdays, June 4th - 13th from 11:00 a.m. - Noon. Cost is $50/members and $75/guests. Contact Teri Boies at tboies@prairielife.com or 402-483-2322 for more information.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Teen Wts 12-16 Jun 4 - Jun 13 11:00A - 12:00PTu, Th Apr 1 - May 28 Register

Youth Day Camps

Summer Daycamp

Super sizzling summer fun here at PLF! All day care provided from 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday! We swim, 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 is included! Price for members is $175 per week including a $25 nonrefundable deposit fee that's due at the time of registration (this fee is then applied to your final cost). THIS FEE WILL BE WAIVED IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE MARCH 1, 2019! Guests will pay a guest fee of $6 plus tax per day. We do provide before and after care for $5. **Cancellation within 48 hours 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 and Multi-Sibling Discount: You will save 5% off each camp when you register for more than 7 camps per child. A 5% discount will be applied to any siblings who sign up. Discount does not apply towards the registration fee.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
Splashing N2 Summer 5-12 May 28 - May 31 8:00A - 5:00PTu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - May 20
Ooey & Gooey Science 5-12 Jun 3 - Jun 7 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - May 30 Register
Wacky Sports 5-12 Jun 10 - Jun 14 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jun 6 Register
Spirit Week 5-12 Jun 17 - Jun 21 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jun 13 Register
Party Across the USA 5-12 Jun 24 - Jun 28 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jun 20 Register
Junior Engineers 5-12 Jul 8 - Jul 12 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jul 4 Register
Creative Minds 5-12 Jul 15 - Jul 19 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jul 11 Register
Space and Weather 5-12 Jul 22 - Jul 26 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jul 18 Register
Community Helpers 5-12 Jul 29 - Aug 2 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Jul 25 Register
Epic Adventure 5-12 Aug 5 - Aug 9 8:00A - 5:00PMo, Tu, We, Th, Fr Jan 7 - Aug 1 Register
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