Youth and Adult Programs

Upcoming Programs...
30th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Sunday, March 25, 2018
Time: 1 p.m.
Site: Lakeside Recreation Center - Outdoor Hunting Grounds
Ages: 2 - 11 years
Fee: Free
Hop on over to the 30th annual Easter Eggstravaganza. There will be over 12,000 eggs filled with candy, 100 prizes and 6 grand prize youth bikes. Bring your basket for eggs and your camera for pictures, as the Easter Bunny makes his guest appearance! Jerry's Mojo will be on site with hot/cold beverages for purchase, and Hy-Vee will be grilling food for purchase. Come early to find your age group, and grab a bite to eat and drink during this free, fun family event!
Zumba© Gold
Date: February 13, 2018 - March 8, 2018
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 5:15 - 6 p.m.
Site: Hawthorne Gym
Fee: $30 per person
Zumba© Gold is a is perfect for active, older adults and those starting fitness that are looking for a modified Zumba© class at a lower intensity. Instructor, Chris Fredrickson, will lead the class in easy-to-follow Zumba© choreography with a focus on balance, flexibility, and range of motion while gaining cardiovascular and muscle conditioning benefits. Interested individuals can come and try it for free on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at the Hawthorne Gymnasium. Pre-register online or at Lakeside Recreation Facility or at the Hawthorne Gym on February 13, 2018.
Swing in Spring - Ballroom Dance 101
Session: March 11, 2018 - April 22, 2018 (No class April 1, 2018 in observance of Easter)
Days/Times: Sundays, 6 - 7:300 p.m.
Site: Hawthorne Gymnasium
Fee: $58 per couple
Heat up the dance floor as we swing in Spring! This is the perfect time to prepare for upcoming weddings and parties. This foundation class is perfect for beginners or those wanting to gain additional practice and laern additional swing steps. Instructor Scott Rasso will add a bit of swing and slide in your step! Focus will be on foot position, developing lead/follow and a few different patterns in three swing dances wtih two weeks of instruction for each dance. Register at Lakeside Reacreation Facility or click here to register online. Contact 309/345-3683 for further questions.
Touch a Truck - Accepting Participants
Save the Date
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Time: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Site: Lake Storey Pavilion Parking Lot
Fee: Free
The City of Galesburg Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting NEW vehicles on wheels and more for this year's even, so save the date! There are already many amazing vehicles to see, touch and explore. In addition, there will be animals, business mascots and various activities to enjoy. This event has become a great field trip for families, elementary schools, preschools, day cares and special interest groups. If you are interesting in being apart of the event, or bringing a school group, please contact Elizabeth Varner at 309/ 345-3683 or at Reserve a picnic shelter for lunch and enjoy a nature hike on our trails to make it an even greater adventure!
Father's Day Cubs vs. Cardinals Game
Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Game Time: 1:15 p.m.
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2018 or until tickets sell out
Site: Busch Stadium, St. Louis, Missouri
Fee: $127
Spend your Father's Day watching one of the greatest MLB rivalries at Busch Stadium! Seats are located in Section 265 Field Loge. The fee includes deluxe motorcoach transportation, professional drive, tour host and admission to the game. Bus leaves Lakeside Recreation Facility promptly at 7 a.m. to make the drive to St. Louis! Tickets may sell out, so grabs yours now!
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