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Youth Programs

Mother Goose Storytime!

Prairie Life Youth Programs is excited to announce our new program Mother Goose Storytime! Every Thursday from 11:00am to 12:00pm we will read stories, dance, do a craft and just have fun! Ages 1 to 5 years old. $10 per child. Starting Feb. 7

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
YPMGS 1-5 Feb 7 - Dec 19 11:00A - 12:00PTh Feb 1 - Dec 18 Register

Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do

Grand Master Greg Ferry has been dedicated to the disciplines of Martial Arts since he began his training in 1977 under an original Korean Master. His many years of experience have earned him several high rankings and honors which make him one of the most well respected Martial Artists in the United States today. He is currently an 8th degree Grand Master in the ITF style of Tae Kwon Do. Grand Master Ferry also holds a black belt in WTF Tae Kwon Do. His other rankings include a black belt in Hapkido and a brown belt in Gracie-style Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In addition to his rankings, Master Ferry has earned the Samurai Award for lifetime achievement from the International Federation of Jiu Jitsuans. He is a 2006 inductee for Master of the Year within the World Karate Union Hall of Fame, and has held several rankings for national competition. Master Ferry owns and operates Central Iowa Martial Arts in Des Moines, Iowa. *Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm Saturdays 10:00am to 11:00am* Cost-$60 per month for members 2nd person in family $40 and $30 per person in family thereafter. $80 per month for guests 2nd person in family $50 and $40 per person in family thereafter.*

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
FIRST 5 and up Dec 26 - Dec 31
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FIRST

Times for this class vary per day the class meets. Below are the times this class meets.
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6:30P - 7:30P
Tu, Th
10:00A - 11:00A
Sa
Dec 26 - Dec 31 Register
SECOND 6-90 Dec 26 - Dec 31
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SECOND

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6:30P - 7:30P
Tu, Th
10:00A - 11:00A
Sa
Dec 26 - Dec 31 Register
THIRD 6-99 Dec 26 - Dec 31
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THIRD

Times for this class vary per day the class meets. Below are the times this class meets.
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6:30P - 7:30P
Tu, Th
10:00A - 11:00A
Sa
Dec 26 - Dec 31 Register

Youth Swimming Lessons

Youth Swim for Fitness

Youth Swim for Fitness is great for kids to stay active in the water, learn to work on their swim strokes and have fun at the same time! Class will be held twice a week for 45 minutes per session. Class will work on refining their freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke. YSFF will also cover butterfly, turns and building endurance. If you child is interested in swimming on a swim team, this is a great way to prepare for the next step. Participants should be able to swim 25 continuous yards freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke, backfloat and tread water for 1 minute, entry knowledge of butterfly helpful but not required. This class will be 75% technique, 25% coaching. Class requires minimum of 3 participants. Contact Aquatics Director Chris Hartley at 515-223-5999 x 215, or email at chartley@prairielife.com for questions. Guests of the club will be charged appropriate guest fees. Contact Chris Hartley for details.

Code Ages Dates Time Day(s) Registration
YSFF M/W 5+ Oct 14 - Nov 21 6:30P - 7:00PTu, Th Sep 25 - Oct 14
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