Little Vet School
This class will introduce kids to the world of animals around them. Through fun exercises, books and also hands on experience with animals, it will inspire them to love, respect, and care for animals. They will learn the basics of animal care and handling. The class will focus primarily on companion pets such as dogs, cats, birds and pocket pets, but may also include other domestic and farm animals, as well as wildlife. A minimum of 10 participants is needed by the early fee deadline.
Mondays, Oct 2 – Nov 6, 3:15-4:15pm
Location: Rec House 650 Park St.
Fee: $45, expires Sept 21, $50 thereafter
Stop by our booth at the Farmer’s Market to build your own scarecrow. All materials provided. Participants may enter their scarecrows in the Farm Parade – part of the Great Island Grown Farm Festival!
All ages, FREE!
Saturday, October 7 from 10am-1pm
It’s always a terrific time for Tea Time. This is THE party you’ve been waiting for. Special sweet and savory bites, cold and hot teas, dress-up photo booth, Fancy Nancy reading, door prizes, real China tea sets, decorations, and more. Dress up if you like. Boys and parents welcome!
Saturday, October 28, from 10-11:30am
Location: Grange Hall
Fee: $8/person, expires Oct 19, $13/person thereafter
Explore and play with Island Rec and the library staff. This will be a messy play-time activity with all sorts of experiential learning. Think of a room with lots of paint and other tactile goo, preschool kids, and let your imagination go! Don’t worry, we’ll provide the tarps!
Ages 2-5, FREE! no pre-registration required
Monday, October 16, from 3-4:30pm
Location: SJI Library
Future Hoopsters Basketball
Get ahead of the game with this 4-week developmental basketball program. This program is an excellent opportunity for youngsters to learn about and enjoy the game of basketball. Children will improve their skills through a variety of fun basketball drills, games and activities.
Ages: 1st and 2nd grades only
Tues/Thurs, Oct 17 – 26
Location: FHES Gym
Early Registration: $40, expires Oct 5, $45 thereafter
Boys Basketball League
The focus of this league is development and improvement of individual and team skills. Previous team experience is not required. Participants practice twice per week beginning the week of October 30. Volunteer coaches, scorekeepers, and referees are needed! Games are played on Sunday afternoons (on-island) November 12 – December 17, with no game the weekend after Thanksgiving. Concussion Agreement Form must be signed by both parent and child and turned in before first practice.
Concussion & SCA Form
Grades 3rd-4th, 5th-6th, and 7th-8th
Games on Sundays, Nov 12 – Dec 17
Practices Begin Oct 30
Early Registration: $40, expires Oct 19, $45 thereafter
Girls Basketball League
The focus of this league is development and improvement of individual and team skills. Previous team experience is not required. Participants practice twice per week beginning the week of January 15th. Volunteer coaches, scorekeepers, and referees are needed! Games are played on Sunday afternoons (on-island) January 28-March 4, with no game the weekend of February 18. Concussion Agreement Form must be signed by both parent and child and turned in before first practice.
Concussion & SCA Form
Grades 3rd-5th, and 6th-8th
Games Sundays, Jan 28 – March 4
Practices Begin Jan 15
Early Registration: $40, expires Jan 4, $45 thereafter
Roller Hockey – Drop-In/Season Pass
Roller Hockey is a co-ed drop-in program played indoors at the fair building. New players are always welcomed! You will learn new skills and improve existing skills in this organized drop-in play. Volunteer coaches are on-hand for the youth and teen divisions to provide instruction on individual and team skills. Buy a season pass and save money!
Tuesdays, Nov 7 – Feb 13
Ages 5-9: 5:30-6:30pm
Ages 10-15: 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Fair building
Season Pass: $51
Futsal – Drop In
Futsal is a dynamic soccer game played indoors using a special ball that features a reduced bounce. This is a fun, fast paced game! Improve on existing skills or come play just for the fun of it
Wednesdays, starting January 10th
Grades 4-8: 5:30-6:30pm, $4 drop-in
Grades 9-12: 6:30-8pm, $6 drop-in
Location: Fair building
Scooter & Skate Nights
Saturdays, Starting November 4!
No matter the weather, there’s always indoor fun to be found on Saturday nights at the Fair Building! Drop-in for an evening of music, friends, and free-wheeling fun. You bring the wheels, we’ll bring the tunes!
• Scooter & Trike Time goes from 5:30-6:30pm. Grab your scooter and your buddies and come burn off your jiggles! Drop-in fee is $2 per rider or $5 for the whole family.
• Family Open Skate goes from 7:00 to 8:30pm and is reserved for roller blades and roller skates only. All ages welcome. Drop-in fee is $3 per skater or $8 for the whole family.
• Why not stay for both? $5 per person / $10 family
Look for special COSMIC Skate nights on the first Saturday of the month or other special events throughout the winter!
Helmets are required for all participants under age 18.
Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Winter Break Camp
Have some fun during Winter Break! Camp runs Tues-Fri, December 26-29, and Tues-Fri, January 2-5. Camp hours are 8:30am to 3:30pm with optional extended hours from 3:30 to 5:30pm (must also register for Extended Hours). Register by the day, or receive 10% off by signing up for all 8 days.
Island Rec’s School’s Out Programs Coordinator creates a program filled with fun & enriching games, arts and crafts and field trips. Camp is based at Friday Harbor Elementary School. Register by December 8th and take advantage of the early fee discounts!
Tues-Fri, December 26-29, 2017 and Tues-Fri, January 2-5, 2018
Grades K-5, 8:30am – 3:30pm, add optional Extended hours until 5:30pm
Fees: $26/day, expires Dec 8, $31/day thereafter. 10% for whole camp.
Extended Hours until 5:30pm: add $7/day