Featured Programs

Featured Programs

Featured Programs - Spring/Summer 2021

 


Youth Art & Painting Class

Monday, April 19th

Grab your friends, make memories, and leave with your very own masterepiece! Classes include paint, chalk, pastels, and more.

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Fee: $28
Ages: 5 years - 14 years (Parents need to stay and participate with children 6 and under.)
Instructor: Celina Soukup
Location: NRC Sunflower/Cottonwood Room
Registration Deadline: By noon on the day of class
Minimum Enrollment: 5  Maximum Enrollment: 18
Note: This is a great class for beginners, no formal training needed. Each month's painting will be posted on the NRC website.



Adult Painting Class

Monday, April 26th

Join us once a month on Tuesday evenings for an Adult Painting Class. We will provide all of the supplies and step-by-step instruction for the painting. Grab your friends, make memories, and leave with your very own masterpiece! Participants may bring non-alcoholic beverages and appetizers to enjoy during the session.

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Fee: $28 per class
Ages: 14 and up
Instructor: Celina Soukup
Location: NRC Sunflower/Cottonwood Room
Registration Deadline: By noon on the day of class
Minimum Enrollment: 5  Maximum Enrollment: 18
Note: This is a great class for beginners, no formal training needed. Each month's painting will be posted on the NRC website.

 

NEW Monthly Fitness Challenges
Mother "May" I?

We all played this childhood game either as children ourselves or with our own children. We are bringing the playful game to life for May's virtual fitness challenge. And the best part is our participants are going to help us plan the workouts! Don't worry, no one but NRC staff will know who gave what idea! Wehn registering you will be asked to provide your 3 favorite OR your 3 least favorite fitness moves to do. NRC sstaff will then take all provided answers to create the worouts we will send via video link every MWF.

Fee: $5
Registration Deadline: By noon on Monday, May 3rd
Note: You must sign up to recieve an invite for the Private Group to join NRC staff LIVE.

 

Family "21" Summer
June 1st - August 7th

For 10 weeks this summer we challenge you to complete 21 activities as a family! Each week NRC staff will email you 2-3 activity ideas and you choose what you do! You will need to take photos and post to your Facebook OR Twitter page and use the tag #NRC21summer to document your participation. For every challenge completed, families will earn an entry to the grand prize drawing to be held at the completion of the 10 weeks.

Fee: $5 per family
Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 30th

 

Snap-Tag-Win Photo Contest
May 26th - June 18th

The winner of this FREE photo contest will have their photo featured on the front cover of Newton Recreation Commission's 2021 Fall Activity Guide.
Contest Rules:
1. Contest will Run May 26th - June 18th. Photos posted and tagged outside of contest dates will not be accepted.
2. Photos must be posted on your personal Facebook OR Twitter page and include the tag #NRCSnapTagWin to be entered. Multiple entries are allowed.
3. Photos must contain people and/or pets. No landscape photos will be accepted.
4. Photos must be high resolution, portait/vertical, and non-blurry.
5. Photo must fit into one of these categories: NRC Sports * Aquatics * Fitness * Family Fun
NRC's Board Members will pick the winning photo. Winner will be notified in July.


Toddler HOME Discovery Camp Kits
Monthly Kits

Parents you have enough to worry about these days! Let us help you!! We know kids need to stay busy and it can feel overwhelming trying to come up with activities for them to do! In each month's HOME kit, we have compiled crafts, activities, challenges, and games that will entertain your kids for hours! Each HOME kit contains most materials needed for 8+ activities!!!

Ages: 2 years - 5 years
Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: The 1st of each month
Note: Kits will be available for pick up on the 10th of each month. This allows time for us to put your kit together.