Youth Activities


Cookies and Canvas

Do you like cookies? Do you like painting? Then this is definitely the class for you! Come out and put your creativity to use! Our experienced artist will help you create a masterpiece that you will be proud to take home to show mom and dad! No experience is necessary. All painting supplies and snacks will be provided. (TA)

Location: Rivers Edge Lower Multipurpose Rooms
Min/Max: 7/25



Code R/NR Fee Date Time Day Deadline
103037-01 $20/$30 1/27 1:00-2:30 pm SU 1/22
103037-02 $20/$30 3/3 1:00-2:30 pm SU 2/26








Paint Night

Whether you have just dabbled with paints or you consider yourself to be an artist, this is the perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy some time with friends. Be ready for a fun and memorable night in a relaxed environment with some refreshments and snacks. Within just a couple of hours and step-by-step instruction, you will paint and take home your own masterpiece! All supplies, refreshments, and snacks are included in the fee. (TA)

Location: Rivers Edge Lower Multipurpose Rooms

Min/Max: 3/25

Code Ages R/NR Fee Date Time Day Deadline
103045-01 14+ $24/$36 3/7 6:00-8:00 pm  TH 3/2
103045-02 14+ $24/$36 4/18 6:00-8:00 pm TH 4/13


Artist Series

Looking for something to do on a school day off? Join us for a blast to the past, as you re-create painting originally done by a famous artist! Students will expand their art skills and abilities by learning about each artist and their personal style. Supplies will be provided. (TA)

Location: Rivers Edge Recreation Center

Min/Max: 5/12

Code Ages R/NR Fee Date Time Day Deadline
103041-01 5-13 $10/$15 2/15 10:00-11:00 am F 2/10
103041-02 5-13 $10/$15 3/27 10:00-11:00 am W 3/22
103041-02 5-13 $10/$15 4/22 10:00-11:00 am M 4/17


Candy Houses

Get in the holiday spirit with a fun family afternoon activity. Create your own candy house from a variety of goodies and treats. We will provide all the trimmings to make your house one of a kind! Fee includes supplies to create one candy house per registered individual or parent/child pair. Registered participants may drop-in at Rivers Edge Recreation Center any time during their scheduled session. Pre-registration is required and walk-ins will not be accepted to ensure quality programming. (TA)

Code Ages R/NR Fee Date Time Day Deadline
305056-01 All Ages* $10/$15 12/2 1:00-3:00 pm SU 11/27

*Under age 15 must attend with an adult



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