Welcome to the 2018 SUPER Champaign-Urbana Kids Activity Guide! If you are looking for quality experiences for your child, you’ve come to the right place. Registration for fall activities is up and running at many organizations, although some may not have information ready yet.
Also many thanks to our featured listing sponsors for helping to make this guide possible. All featured listings are sponsors of Chambanamoms.com. We will continue to add listings as we receive them.
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MakerGirl is a nonprofit organization that inspires girls to be active in STEM through 3D printing sessions. During each session, students will learn how to design and 3D print their very own object, as well as learn about how 3D printing is being used in the real world.
Dates:Tuesday, February 5th 5:00-7:00PM, Tuesday, March 12th 5:00-7:00PM and Tuesday, April 16th 5:00-7:00PM
Ages Served: 7 – 10 year old girls (slightly younger and slightly older is okay too!)
Location: University of Illinois Armory Room #172 (NE Corner), 505 E Armory Ave, Champaign
CICC offers choral music instruction by highly skilled staff and provides unique performance opportunities. The chorus frequently appears with area orchestras and in University of Illinois productions.
Dates: Auditions are in early August by appointment.
Fall Semester: Sept. 6 — Dec. 6
Spring Semester: Jan. 12 – May 4, 2019
Ages Served: Four choirs that serve singers from kindergarten — 12th grade. An audition determines placement in the appropriate choir level.
Location: Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign
Amara Yoga & Arts is a yoga studio located in Urbana offering daily yoga classes for all levels on a drop-in basis, programs for kids, prenatal/postnatal yoga, teacher training, workshops, and art exhibits in a beautiful, friendly and nurturing environment. Its yoga classes blend meditation with breathing and yoga poses to create a total mind body experience. The boutique offers yoga gear and gifts.
Dates: Kids Yoga & Art Classes Saturdays 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. with Kathryn Fitzgerald. Parents can take a class at the same time. Check online for session dates, more info and to sign up online. Yogini Bliss – Prenatal/Postnatal yoga Sundays 12:30 p.m. with Kathryn Fitzgerald
Ages Served: Kids Yoga & Art classes for ages 4-12
Location: Vine Street side of Lincoln Square (Entrance on the outside of the mall), Urbana
Champaign County Lacrosse Club invites you to join us for the Spring 2019 season! Lacrosse is the fastest growing team sport in the world right now. Played on a field equivalent to a soccer field, this fast-moving game combines the ball movement of soccer, set plays of basketball, along with the physics aspects of hockey and football. It is the best cross-training sport you can play
Dates: FREE LACROSSE CLINIC- Sun Feb 17th @ The Mahomet Field House. 1-2:30pm- U8, U10 and U12 players. 2:30-4pm- U14 and up players.
PARENT MEETING- Sun Feb 24th @ The Illinois Fire Service Institute Auditorium in Champaign from 2-4pm.
FREE LACROSSE CLINIC- Thurs Feb 28th from 7-9pm @ Soccer Planet in Urbana. 9-10:30pm is an indoor scrimmage with our Summer League players. All participants are invited stay and watch the players in action!
COACHING CLINICS- Sat/Sun March 2nd/3rd @ EC Sluggers in East Peoria. Want to learn more about lacrosse as a parent or to gain/advance your certification as a coach? Sign-up through the US Lacrosse Link.
TEAM PRACTICES- start Mon March 4th @ Seaman Field in Champaign next to Centennial High School. Practices are 4-6pm on Mon/Tues/Thurs. If 4pm is too early, please come when you can! No player will be turned away. Girls are welcome but we do not have a girls-only team. Boys rules/equip apply.
Ages Served: 10U, 12U, 14U, JV & Varsity Teams
Location: Seaman Field (Centennial High School) 2301 W. John St., Champaign
The Stephens Family YMCA offers programming and memberships centered around youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. It strives to be a ray of hope for the community that inspires us to be better. Programs include swim lessons, gymnastics, youth and adult sports, afterschool and child care, personal training and many more. Included in your membership is the opportunity to take part in our land and water group exercise classes and utilize up to two hours per day of child watch while you’re at the Y.
Dates: Session I: January 7-February 24 (Member registration begins December 3, Guest member registration begins December 10)
Session II: February 25-April 14 no classes held week of March 18 (Member registration begins February 4, Guest member registration begins February 11)
Session III: April 15-June 2 (Member registration begins April 1, Guest member registration begins April 8)
Ages Served: Programs and memberships for youth 6 weeks old and up
Location: Stephens Family YMCA, 2501 Fields South Dr., Champaign
Soccer Planet offers a variety of activities such as our Lil’ Kickers Child Development Program, Soccer Training, Youth and Adult Soccer Leagues, Birthday Parties and Facility Rentals, Kids In Action, and more. Our facility accommodates multiple sports like soccer, football, volleyball, frisbee, softball/baseball, lacrosse and more. Our facility is available for sports clinics, graduation parties, post-prom events, family get togethers, and so much more!
Dates: Dates for rentals are open based on field availability. Please call for availability. Lil’ Kickers is a year ’round program that offers classes every Thursday between 3:45pm and 6:35pm, and Saturday’s between 9am and 11:50am.
Kids In Action: Most Monday’s 10am-12pm from November-March
Youth Leagues: Games Friday-Sunday all day from October-March (broken up into 3 sessions)
Adult Leagues: Year ‘Round
Ages Served: 0-99
Location: 2310 N Willow Rd, Urbana