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RegisterButtonThe City of Covington’s Parks and Recreation Department is now open for registration for Fall camps and classes. Fall classes and camps will begin in September and run through December. Please call the Covington Parks and Recreation office at (253) 480-2480 to register for classes. Online registration is also available for most classes.



EBI Basketball Skills Camp

This class is targeted for players that are at the beginning to early stages of learning the game of basketball. EBI will work with the players on fundamentals of the game to learn skills such as passing, ball handling and shooting. Located at Sawyer Woods Elementary School (subject to change). 

42301

$90.00

W

9/21-10/26

3-4pm

Grades 2-5


 

Dance

This is an introductory class for 4-6 year olds that is full of fun, music and learning. Class will focus on the fundamentals of creative movement and beginner ballet techniques and terminology. Students should bring lots of water and a smile! Ballet shoes are recommended. Located in Covington Community Room. No class on Thanksgiving Day.

42277

$110.00

Th

9/22-12/8

4:15-5pm

Ages 4-6 

This is a beginning jazz class for 7-9 year olds. Dancers will learn to properly execute classical and contemporary jazz steps and techniques. They will also train to understand rhythm and musicality. Jazz shoes or dance paws are recommended. Bring lots of water! Located in Covington Community Room. No class on Thanksgiving Day. 

42278

$110.00

Th

9/22-12/8

5-6pm

Ages 7-9 

Dance team is a fun class for 10-12 year olds involving a variety of dance genres. Dancers will learn ballet, jazz, pom and hip hop techniques, as well as more advanced skills like leaps, jumps and turns. Located in Covington Community Room. No class on Thanksgiving Day. 

42280

$110.00

Th

9/22-12/8

6-7pm

Ages 10-12 

Campers will enjoy three days full of fun, music and dancing! Dancers will learn to properly execute dance techniques, skills and tricks, as well as learn routines. There will be a variety of dance genres such as ballet, jazz, pom and hip hop. Campers also get a camp t-shirt. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or dance shoes. Campers should bring lots of water and lunch. Located in Covington Community Room. 

42279

$100.00

M-W

12/19-12/21

9am-3pm

Ages 7-14


 

Musikarten – Family Music for Toddlers

Together we’ll sing, chant, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments, all activities that bridge the natural connection between music and movement. Additionally, you’ll receive a wonderful CD, a parent activity book, and an instrument or scarf to use at home for more time together. Located at Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42306

$100.00

W

9/28-11/9

10-10:30am

Ages 16m-3

42308

$100.00

W

11/16-1/18

10-10:30am

Ages 16m-3


 

Musikarten – Preschool Music: Cycle of Seasons

This class was developed to build attention and self-expression with activities include singing, chanting, moving, focused listening, musical games, exploring musical instruments, creative movement and storytelling.

The Cycle of Seasons nurtures your growing child’s ability to use language and participate in dramatic play within a musical context. Fun family packets including music CDs are included for use at home to increase family involvement in the learning process. Located in the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42307

$120.00

W

9/28-11/9

10:45-11:30am

Ages 3-5

42309

$120.00

W

11/16-1/18

10:45-11:30am

Ages 3-5


 

Kids in the Kitchen

Students will learn skills that they can take home for the holidays. Recipes include: caramel popcorn for Halloween; pumpkin squares and pecan pie squares for Thanksgiving and Shortbread cookies and chocolate peppermint bark for Christmas.

The instructor will cover basics in kitchen sanitation and safety. There will be lots of hands on learning, as well as taste testing of the food we make in class. Please bring a 3-ring binder, pen or pencil, and apron. Located at Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42282

$190.00

W

9/28-10/26

5:15-7:55pm

Ages 8-15

42302

$190.00

W

11/2-12/7

5:15-7:55pm

Ages 8-15


 

Healthy Kids, Happy Parents

Figuring out what to feed your kids can be a challenge with picky eaters and ever-changing food trends. Join us for an evening of conversation with other parents, moderated by a Registered Dietician from MultiCare, as we discuss strategies to help keep your family healthy and happy.

You’ll enjoy a light, healthy appetizer while your children ages 1-5 engage in active fun and games oriented around health and nutrition. Located in the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42305

$10 adults/$2 kids

Tue

10/11

5:30-6:45pm

Ages 1-5


 

Kidz Love Soccer

This program provides children with the positive framework whereby all players are nurtured, built up and developed as young athletes. A typical class includes age-appropriate soccer activities: warm up, skill introduction, games and instructional scrimmages always conducted in a non-competitive, recreational format. Classes are located at Covington Community Park.

As you and your child participate in fun, age-appropriate activities, your child will be developing their large motor skills and socializing skills. The fun happens on the field, and in Mommy/Daddy & Me Soccer parents are a part of the action! Each child receives a Kidz Love Soccer jersey! 

42274

$77.00

W

9/14-10/19

5:45-6:15pm

Ages 2-3.5 

Little tykes will enjoy running and kicking just like the big kids! Children will learn the basic techniques of the game while building self-esteem and learning to follow instructions in a nurturing teaching environment. Each participant receives a Kidz Love Soccer jersey! Shin guards are required after the first meeting. 

42273

$77.00

W

9/14-10/19

5-5:35pm

Ages 3.5-5 

Players will learn dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, defense, etc. Fun skill games are played at every session. Small-sided soccer matches will be introduced gradually. Each participant receives a Kidz Love Soccer jersey! Shin guards are required after the first meeting. 

42272

$77.00

W

9/14-10/19

4:15-5pm

Ages 5-6


 

Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® Programs

Shiver me timbers as we explore the popular culture behind the life of a pirate. Build a motorized pirate ship, a helm and an anchor, as we batten down the hatches and prepare for mutiny. Beware me mateys, if it’s too late, you must abandon rowboat to escape. Anchors aweigh! Located at Crestwood Elementary.

42284

$90.00

Th

9/15-10/20

3:10-4:10pm

Ages 5-10

*Register for the 11/3-12/15 session also and pay $150.00 for both 

Get ready for a building quest that will take you on exciting missions around the globe! Explore far away kingdoms as your favorite brick knight for resources needed to construct a base camp to complete your quest. Build a lava launcher to defeat an evil jester, and many more! Do you have what it takes to go on an extreme explorer quest with LEGO Bricks? Located at Crestwood Elementary. 

42285

$90.00

Th

11/3-12/15

3:10-4:10pm

Ages 5-10

*Register for the 9/15-10/20 session also and pay $150.00 for both

*No class 11/24 – Thanksgiving Day. 

These classes are specifically designed for your preschoolers to learn about letters, numbers, shapes, and colors. They will create exciting models using DUPLO and LEGO bricks, allowing them to build in a scale designed for their little hands! You may come and join the class and see your little ones’ eyes lit up! Located at the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42287

$96.00

Tue

10/4-11/22

10:30-11:30am

Ages 3-5 

LEGO building to the next level! Challenge your problem solving and building skills with our Black Diamond level motorized model plans and technic pieces. How many LEGO bricks and gears will you use to build a giant moving spider, chameleon, and a dragon? Will your crane work and lift heavy objects? Will your air show and soccer model be stable enough to play with? You are sure going to do a lot of hands-on learning about Engineering, Physics, Math, and more! Let’s find out in this special LEGO class! Located at the Covington City Hall Community Room.

42288

$90.00

F

9/23-10/28

4:30-5:30pm

Ages 7-12 

Don’t get left out in the cold! Bring the winter fun indoors with interactive Bricks 4 Kidz models of some popular winter activities from the hair-raising thrill of the luge to the more relaxing pace of the horse and sleigh. We’ll build the all-business snowplow as well as the all-fun snow mobile. And our winter theme wouldn’t be complete without ice hockey and skiing. No snow? No problem - all you need to create these winter memories are our bricks and your imagination. Located at the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42286

$140.00 or $35.00/day

M-Th

12/19-12/22

9am-12pm

Ages 5-10

*Only $120 if registering early by 10/29.


 

Safe at Home

This two hour course is designed for children ages 8-11 to learn to be aware of potential dangers when left home alone. Come learn how to be responsible and safe in any situation. We will cover family communication, first aid, internet, gun, phone, fire, and door safety. Located at the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42202

$30

Sat

11/12

2-4pm

Ages 8-11


 

Super Sitters

Boys and girls, come for a day of fun while earning your Super Sitters certificate. This class will cover leadership and the business of babysitting, basic care for children, understanding children of different age groups, safety, and first aid. Bring a sack lunch and snack to class. Located at the Covington City Hall Community Room. 

42201

$65

Sat

11/12

9am-2pm

Ages 11-16


 

Seattle Astronomical Star Party

The community is invited to sail the Milky Way with local astronomers who will provide star gazing expertise along with access to telescopes, binoculars and star charts. Explore the Moon, the planets, constellations, stars, clusters and galaxies that each season’s night scape presents.

Dress warmly and bring a small flashlight (red filters are provided). Children with parental supervision are welcome and astronomers will bring the stars alive for small ones. Inclement weather (more than a few isolated clouds) will likely cause cancellation of the Star Party. Notice would be posted at the Seattle Astronomical Society website www.seattleastro.org. Otherwise, just look to the sky before you come! Located at Covington Community Park. There is no registration necessary- just come join the party.

42304

FREE

Fri

9/9, 10/7, 11/4, 12/9

Times vary – see below

All Ages

*9/9 at 7:30pm; 10/7 at 7pm; 11/4 at 6pm; 12/9 at 6pm


 

Power Cooking

Looking for a way to save time and make healthy family meals on a budget? Chop, dice, slice and cook your way to a month of healthy dinner entrees. You’ll learn how to fix and freeze 30 nutritious meals, sample the savory finished products and take home a free booklet filled with a months-worth of great-tasting, healthy and easy-to-prepare recipes (nutritional analysis included).

Three recipes will be made and sampled in class. Using this method a month of dinner entrees for a family of four averages $250 a month, so save yourself time, money and the stress of getting dinner on the table...Learn to PowerCook!

This class is taught by a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator from MultiCare. Proceeds from the class go towards future health and nutrition classes in the area to promote healthy living. Located at Covington City Hall Community Room.

42276

$35

Tue

10/25

5:30-8:30pm

Ages 18+


 

Bootcamp – Outdoor Group Fitness

This high intensity interval training (HIIT) program Incorporates strength, balance, agility, core stability, cardio, and flexibility. The experience will include constant motivation, positive reinforcement, and a fun, safe environment and is perfect for all different fitness levels, ages and sizes. Register at www.fitnessbootcampnow.com or email Melissa at info@fitnessbootcampnow.com for more information. Located in the Covington Community Room on MWF and at Jenkins Creek Elementary on Tue/Th (subject to change).

42290

$72

Tue/Th

9/1-9/29

6-6:45pm

Ages 14+

42289

$108

MWF

9/2-9/30

5:30-6:15am

Ages 14+

42293

$72

Tue/Th

10/1-10/29

6-6:45pm

Ages 14+

42292

$108

MWF

10/3-10/31

5:30-6:15am

Ages 14+

42296

$72

Tue/Th

11/1-11/29

6-6:45pm

Ages 14+

42295

$108

MWF

11/2-11/30

5:30-6:15am

Ages 14+

42299

$72

Tue/Th

12/1-12/31

6-6:45pm

Ages 14+

42298

$108

MWF

12/2-12/30

5:30-6:15am

Ages 14+


 

Gymnastics

Hart’s gymnastic program is family-friendly while offering the highest quality coaches and staff. Classes are held at Hart’s Gymnastic Center, 26415 79th Ave S. Kent, WA 98032.

This Parent & Tot class is the ideal place to have organized, safe fun exploring movement with your child in a gymnastic environment. 

42204

$55.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

9-9:45am

Ages 16mos-3

42205

$55.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

9-9:45am

Ages 16mos-3

42206

$55.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

9-9:45am

Ages 16mos-3

42207

$41.25

Sat

12/3-12/17

9-9:45am

Ages 16mos-3 

Designed for preschoolers ready to participate without the help of a parent/guardian, this class will continue to explore movement as they go through tunnels, climb over blocks, cross balance beams, and explore the gym. 

42210

$55.00

W

8/31-9/28

3-3:45pm

Ages 3-5

42211

$55.00

W

8/31-9/28

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42212

$55.00

W

8/31-9/28

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5

42213

$55.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

9-9:45am

Ages 3-5

42214

$55.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

10-10:45am

Ages 3-5

42215

$55.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

11-11:45am

Ages 3-5

42208

$55.00

M

9/12-10/3

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42209

$55.00

M

9/12-10/3

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5 

42218

$55.00

W

10/5-10/26

3-3:45pm

Ages 3-5

42219

$55.00

W

10/5-10/26

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42220

$55.00

W

10/5-10/26

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5

42221

$55.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

9-9:45am

Ages 3-5

42222

$55.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

10-10:45am

Ages 3-5

42223

$55.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

11-11:45am

Ages 3-5

42216

$55.00

M

10/10-10/31

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42217

$55.00

M

10/10-10/31

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5 

42226

$55.00

W

11/2-11/23

3-3:45pm

Ages 3-5

42227

$55.00

W

11/2-11/23

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42228

$55.00

W

11/2-11/23

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5

42229

$55.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

9-9:45am

Ages 3-5

42230

$55.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

10-10:45am

Ages 3-5

42231

$55.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

11-11:45am

Ages 3-5

42224

$55.00

M

11/7-11/28

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42225

$55.00

M

11/7-11/28

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5 

42234

$55.00

W

11/30-12/21

3-3:45pm

Ages 3-5

42235

$55.00

W

11/30-12/21

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42236

$55.00

W

11/30-12/21

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5

42237

$41.25

Sat

12/3-12/17

9-9:45am

Ages 3-5

42238

$41.25

Sat

12/3-12/17

10-10:45am

Ages 3-5

42239

$41.25

Sat

12/3-12/17

11-11:45am

Ages 3-5

42232

$41.25

M

12/5-12/19

5-5:45pm

Ages 3-5

42233

$41.25

M

12/5-12/19

6-6:45pm

Ages 3-5 

Students learn the basics of fun and safe gymnastics while emphasizing basic gymnastic skills, safety, strength, and flexibility. They will expand their skills with use of the trampoline and working on all Olympic events. 

42243

$62.00

W

8/31-9/28

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42244

$62.00

W

8/31-9/28

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42245

$62.00

W

8/31-9/28

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12

42246

$62.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

10-10:55am

Ages 6-12

42247

$62.00

Sat

9/10-10/1

11-11:55am

Ages 6-12

42240

$62.00

M

9/12-10/3

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42241

$62.00

M

9/12-10/3

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42242

$62.00

M

9/12-10/3

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12 

42251

$62.00

W

10/5-10/26

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42252

$62.00

W

10/5-10/26

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42253

$62.00

W

10/5-10/26

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12

42254

$62.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

10-10:55am

Ages 6-12

42255

$62.00

Sat

10/8-10/29

11-11:55am

Ages 6-12

42248

$62.00

M

10/10-10/31

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42249

$62.00

M

10/10-10/31

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42250

$62.00

M

10/10-10/31

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12 

42259

$62.00

W

11/2-11/23

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42260

$62.00

W

11/2-11/23

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42261

$62.00

W

11/2-11/23

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12

42262

$62.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

10-10:55am

Ages 6-12

42263

$62.00

Sat

11/5-11/26

11-11:55am

Ages 6-12

42256

$62.00

M

11/7-11/28

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42257

$62.00

M

11/7-11/28

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42258

$62.00

M

11/7-11/28

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12 

42267

$62.00

W

11/30-12/21

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42268

$62.00

W

11/30-12/21

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42269

$62.00

W

11/30-12/21

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12

42270

$46.50

Sat

12/3-12/17

10-10:55am

Ages 6-12

42271

$46.50

Sat

12/3-12/17

11-11:55am

Ages 6-12

42264

$46.50

M

12/5-12/19

5-5:55pm

Ages 6-12

42265

$46.50

M

12/5-12/19

6-6:55pm

Ages 6-12

42266

$46.50

M

12/5-12/19

7-7:55pm

Ages 6-12 

This camp includes all gymnastic events, the tumbling tramp, loose foam pit, Wacky World inflatable, crafts and you even get a Hart’s Gymnastics t-shirt. Campers should bring a sack lunch and snack. 

42203

$105.00-$230.00

M-W

12/26-12/28

8am-3pm

Ages 6-12

*$105 for one child; $180 for two siblings; $230 for three siblings


HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES, LESSONS, AND LEAGUES:
1. By Phone - 253.480.2480
2.
 
Online - http://bit.ly/registercov
3.
In Person at the Parks & Recreation Offices located at the Covington Aquatic Center