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SPARC offers sports leagues in basketball, soccer and volleyball. Visit our sports page for information and registration forms on current leagues offered.

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  1. Before and After School Programs


    SPARC Before and After School Program is a licensed child care program that provides a great opportunity for your child to learn and grow both before and after school through a variety of clubs, sports, enrichment activities, homework help, and mentoring. The program provides:

    • Snack Time: A healthy after school snack and 100% Juice are provided.
    • Social Time: A chance for friends to catch up, talk about their day, and unwind.
    • Games and Activities: Every day provides a different activity, or choice of activities that work on a core physical, mental, or enrichment element. SPARC focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, strategy, critical thinking, and more!
    • Homework Time: We give the students a chance to work on any homework from the day, study for any tests, or ask the staff for any specific help with an assignment.
    • Special Events: Movies, pizza parties, and cookouts!
    SPARC Before & After School Care is only available for days your child is receiving in-person instruction. Reduced rates available; proof of free/reduced meal status required. View flyer.

    AGE
    Grades K-6
    TIME
    6:30 a.m.-School Begins; School dismissal-6 p.m.
    BEFORE & AFTER SITES
    Harrison, Truman, Watkins, Westport, & Wilson’s Creek
    AFTER ONLY SITES
    Cherokee, & Williams
    FEE
    BEFORE SCHOOL: $8/Week/Child (2 days), $16/Week/Child (4 days); AFTER SCHOOL: $16/Week/Child (2 days), $32/Week/Child (4 days)

     


  2. Read & Create: Puppy Pal


    Sew a stuffed animal friend that pairs with a fun fictional book. Make it for yourself or to give as a gift! Each kit contains fabric, stuffing, and all materials needed to make your puppy pal and a brand new book. Includes a fun how-to sew video and written instructions for all skill levels. Schedule a convenient curbside pick-up of materials by Dec. 18, and pick-up at Oak Grove Community Center Dec. 21-22.  View flyer.

    AGE
    All ages
    RESERVE
    Nov. 30-Dec. 18
    PICKUP
    Mon., Dec. 21-Tues., Dec. 22
    LOCATION
    Oak Grove Community Center
    FEE
    $15/Kit

     


  3. Club Crate: Mystery Mix


    Explore all the clues that are special to your fingerprints and DNA. Learn how to identify patterns and how to dust for prints. Discover DNA and make a colorful gene bracelet. Use forensic skills and tools to view different powders, inks, and solve clues. Hands-on science activities have you write invisible ink messages and explore chromatography. Learn all the different types of codes used around the world. Create your own cipher and use your code breaking knowledge to open a lockbox with a special prize inside. Use all the investigative and hands-on skills you’ve learned to decipher the unique mystery of “Who Smashed the Cake?” Complete with instructions and video clues.Schedule a convenient curbside pick-up of materials by Dec. 18, and pick-up at Oak Grove Community Center Dec. 21-22.  View flyer.

    AGE
    All ages
    RESERVE
    Nov. 30-Dec. 18
    PICKUP
    Mon., Dec. 21-Tues., Dec. 22
    LOCATION
    Oak Grove Community Center
    FEE
    $28/Kit

     


  4. Art-C Paint - December 


    Attention artists! ART-C at Home is here to help you create your very own canvas masterpiece with no experience required. Register for this step-by-step virtual painting class which includes an art kit with everything you need: canvas, paint, brushes, and an apron! A video tutorial by a certified art teacher will be available for download immediately upon packet pick-up, Tues., Dec. 15 or 17.   View flyer.

    AGE
    5 yrs. and up
    RESERVE
    by Fri., Dec. 11
    PICKUP
    Tues., Dec. 15 at Oak Grove Community Center; Thurs., Dec. 17 at SPARC Office
    FEE
    $30/Kit

     

  5. Ritter Springs Challenge Program


    The Ritter Springs Challenge program will inspire your team to effectively communicate, support each other, solve problems together, and develop stronger relationships. Individually, we will build everyone's self-confidence, awareness of strengths and limitations, trust, stress management skills, and respect for each other. The highlight of our program is our Challenge Course set in the quiet and natural setting of the 245-acre Ritter Springs Park. Our Challenge Course provides a low risk, but challenging element to our teambuilding program that will have your group walking cable ropes, negotiating obstacles, and balancing on elements built close to the ground. Call to schedule for your team or group 874-2412

    View Participant Information Letter | View Registration Form | View Liability Waiver and Medical Release Form

    Ages 5 yrs. and up
    By appointment, year-round
    Time varies, call for details
    $50 non-refundable deposit
    $15/ person for 3-hour session
    $25/ person for 6-hour session

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Effective July 1, 2017, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board shall discontinue accepting Electronic Checks as a payment option for program payments. Credit card & debit cards will continue to be accepted.

For those patrons paying by credit card or debit card: Should funds not be available during the withdrawal process the $20 insufficient funds fee will be assessed and due at the time of payment failure and will be collected with any outstanding program fees. Program privileges will be suspended until all delinquent fees, charges and costs are paid in full. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any additional questions, please see the Administrator or Coordinator.