Des Moines Youth Council
Make new friends and gain leadership and organization skills participating in Des Moines Youth Council. The Council plans civic activities during the school year and participants earn credits towards reward activities offered at the end of the year – such as trips to Wild Waves or Seattle Mariners games. Open enrollment year round – request an application. Parents are invited to attend the first meeting. Call in advance to confirm meetings dates @ 206-870-6582 Facilitator, Recreation Staff. Open enrollment year round - request an application. Parents are invited to attend the first meeting. Call in advance to confirm meeting dates. 206-870-6582.
Thu 3-4:30pm Grades 6-9 Free Field House
Kick it at themed dance parties hosted by Des Moines Youth Council! Themed dance parties feature contests, concessions and dancing. Des Moines schools: Grades 6-8; waiver and student ID required for admission or Des Moines residents with parent verification. Call 206-870-6582 for policy information. Facilitator: Recreation Staff.
Fri $8 7:30-10pm Field House
Sep 28 Back to School
Oct 26 Monster Mash
Dec 7 Frozen In Time
Better Babysitters Class
Participants receive the knowledge and confidence to care for infants to school-age children through videos, activities, hands-on training and discussion for a complete learning experience. Babysitter Training teaches how to: respond to emergencies, make decisions, communicate with parents, manage children, feed, diaper, care for infants and start a babysitting business. Bring a sack lunch and a snack. Bring $16.50 materials fee to instructor, first day of class. Instructor: Gaylynn Smith, Pro Cert
Sat Ages 11-15 R/NR Police Station
Sep 15 8:30-2:30pm $56/$68
Nov 10 8:30-2:30pm $56/$68
Open Gym Basketball
Every early release Friday open gym is available for all Des Moines middle/high school students. This will include full or half court pick-up games pending the amount of participants. No school = No open gym. Must have student ID.
Fri Field House R/NR
Jan 5-June 15 1-4pm $3.00