Banana Splits, a new program for children ages 3 & over, from Des Moines Parks and Rec is a great inexpensive way for your child to develop better balance, rhythm, muscle coordination, social interaction, listening skills, patience and learning with new friends.
This program focuses on enhancing your little ones confidence, balance and eye hand coordination. Participants learn how to be a better listener, improve motor skills and concentration. Children with the aid of their adult companion learn together. Parents, grandparents, siblings, guardians are invited to bring their child to learn with others. Participants will use the following equipment balance beam, climbing wall, parachutes, tumbling mats, agility equipment, Imagination playground equipment (extra large sized tinker toys coated foam shapes), nerf balls, etc. Banana Splits offers a great opportunity for developing your little ones life skills, in a fun and safe environment. Together you and your child will participate in structured 15 minute intervals of learning. You will see improvements in self confidence, patience, listening skills and coordination. The last Thursday of the month participate in making your own Banana Split treat at noon. Participants must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Cost: Cost for the class each week is only $2.50 per child
Where: Pioneer Columbus Community Center. Click here for directions.
When: You can drop-in every Thursday thru the end of March 2015 from 9am-2pm