Science, softball and more at Rideout in Tahoe City
After school WoodshopStudents learn practical woodworking skills with an emphasis on the safe use of hand tools. Students can choose from a wide range of projects supplied by instructor Nat Davis and are encouraged to invent and design projects from their own imagination. For kindergarten through fifth graders, this class is held Wednesdays at 4 p.m. starting April 14. The cost is $65/$60 with a $60 material fee due to the instructor.Hula Hooping for fun and fitnessHooping is fun, great exercise, and a terrific way to make friends. Learn basic hooping techniques as well as fun tricks and hoop games. Join Lisa and Dean from Elevation Hoops to make your own hoop or purchase a custom one to take home. This class is offered the third Saturday of each month in the gym at Rideout. The next session is Saturday, April 17. Hoop making is from 11 a.m. to noon ($20-$25) and the fitness class is from Noon to 1 p.m. ($5). Pre-registration is required the Friday before class by 3 p.m. All ages are welcome.Junior Basketball LeagueFor grades kindergarten through second, participants will play against local Tahoe kids for four weeks starting Tuesday, April 20. Teams will have Tuesday practices and Thursday games at Rideout. The cost is just $39 per player. Girls Softball LeagueSpring is here and so is softball season! The girlandamp;#8217;s softball league runs from April 26 through June 5 and is for grades second through fourth, fifth through sixth and fast pitch seventh through ninth. Games are weekdays after school and an occasional Saturday. The cost is $80, $75 for residents. Coaches needed! Contact Layne Van Noy at (530) 583-3440, ext. 11 if you would like to get involved.New: Mommy andamp; Me, Jr.A bilingual program for children 0-5 years old and their parents. An opportunity to participate in interactive playing, learning and age-appropriate activities. Hosted by NTFRC at Rideout Wednesday, April 14 at 9 a.m. Come and find out more about this program and meet other parents in your area.Free Science ClubThis month: Test the properties of water Wednesday, April 14 at Rideout. You must be registered to attend; 2:30-3:30 p.m. for sixth through eighth grades and 3:30-4:30 p.m. for kindergarten through fifth grade.For more information visit http://www.tahoecitypud.com and go to the Parks and Recreation tab or call 583-3440, ext. 10.