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January News 19


New Resolutions & More

Cabin fever setting in? Get a chance to let your imagination run wild in one of our new Cultural Arts programs. Throw some pottery, visit different painting genres, or submerge yourself in ceramics at Springer Cultural Center.


Get a new fitness routine by purchasing a Leonhard Recreation Center Membership for the whole family for access to open gym, cardio room, and indoor playground with FREE supervised playtime!

NEW! Monthly memberships are starting in January.


Summer brings juicy ripe tomatoes, sun kissed peppers, and leafy greens—if you have a place to grow them, that is! Plots are still available, but going fast, so reserve your Garden Plot with us today. Registration available at Leonhard Recreation Center only.

The Virginia Theatre is loaded with $5 films throughout January. From Beauty and the Beast to The Big Sick, our “Bad Movie Mondays” series and more, find a show and settle in for a cheap date night in downtown Champaign.


We’re hiring!  We have many great staff already in place but there’s still time to find your perfect summer job!  From sports to aquatics, operations to cultural arts, we have a great variety of summer positions available.


 We’re looking forward to summer and swimming at Sholem Aquatic Center. Snag a great price on your Season Pool Pass between Jan 8 and Apr 30. Available online during sale dates only.


Special Events

Bach’s Lunch Concerts features Jaybirds on Jan 11 at noon. Order lunch from Michael’s Catering or pack your own as you rock out with Amy, Josh, Young, and Steve.


Dance, laugh, play, and uncover fun at Prehistoric Mom Prom on Friday, January 11. Event registration ends on Jan 4.


Shake off the winter blues and embrace the winter’s newest run! The Frozen 5K starts at Hessel Park on January 19!


Our red carpet is leading to a night of Dancing with Dad in Hollywood delight! Enjoy dinner, dancing and glitz and glam on Friday, February 1. This event fills fast, and registration ends on Jan 20.


Kids Programs

New! Beginning Jazz Dance and Weekly Musical Theatre Dance classes have been added to the curriculum.


Punt, pitch, pepper, and pass into Youth Sports camps. January kicks off clinics with baseball at The Cage, Prime Time Volleyball, First String and Mini Hoops Basketball, and Indoor Micro Soccer. Whether your kid is a beginner or looking to perfect the power swing, you can find the right sports program.


Create, melt, explore. This one-day science play date will keep little hands busy with snow on Jan 23! Cool Experience/Ment invites children 3-5 to fall in love with science.


50 Plus!

Our 50 Plus! seniors are putting their chili to the test at the Chili Cook-Off. All ages are welcome to sample and socialize on January 12 at Douglass Annex.


NEW! Walk it out with your friends! Every second Wednesday of the month, we’ll be exercising at Marketplace Place Mall.

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