TODDLER, YOUTH, & ADULT PROGRAMS

Every season of the year, RAPRD offers a variety of events that you or your children can enroll in: gymnastics, educational programs, dance, softball, sports clinics, and much more. You’ll find that there’s plenty going on around town that you can enjoy. 

 
 
 

 

TODDLER PROGRAMS (0-5 yrs)

Toddler Enrichment

 

Art Explorers | Grades K-6th| 4:00-5:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #3400

This is a multimedia art program for K-6th grades. We will use paint, clay, oil pastels, chalks and so much more. this art class is filled with imagination and creativity. Please wear an old shirt as this class tends to get messy.

Nature Art | Grades K-6th | 4:00-5:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #3426

In this nature inspired class we will be using materials found in nature to create fun art projects while learning about the natural elements around us.

Virtual LEGO® Class | Grades K-1st | 2:45-3:35pm | Virtual | #7673

For grades K-5th. Is your child a fan of building with LEGO® bricks and elements? Join us for a virtual LEGO® class. Each week we will explore a different uilding technique and participation in a new challenge with your child’s own LEGO® bricks and pieces. 

Engineering/STEM w/LEGO® | Ages 5-11 | 9:00am-12:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7673

In this Fun Works program, children are introduced to engineering and STEM using motorized LEGO. Every project is built by students, step by step as a group, with no one left behind. All projects are then modified and decorated while playing. Fun is the first-class rule. LEGO motorized gears drive cars, motorcycles and a monorail are just a few of the five projects. This is a 5-week class with only 10 spaces available. Register today to save your spot.

Gymnastics

Preschool Gymnastics/Tiny Stars | Ages 3-5 | 11:00-11:45am | Redmond Gymnastics Academy | #3612

RGA and Tumbleweeds Preschool is a great place to meet new friends. Our program introduces basic movements and body positions, a mini obstacle course, fun names of skills and lots of running, jumping and rolling. All classes are taught in our full service gymnastics facility with trained instructors who specialize in this age group. Come and see what movement does for your child.

YOUTH PROGRAMS (6-16 yrs)

Youth Enrichment

Art Explorers | Grades K-6th| 4:00-5:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #3400

This is a multimedia art program for K-6th grades. We will use paint, clay, oil pastels, chalks and so much more. this art class is filled with imagination and creativity. Please wear an old shirt as this class tends to get messy.

Nature Art | Grades K-5th | 4:30-5:15pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #3426

In this nature inspired class we will be using materials found in nature to creative fun art projects while learning about the natural world around us.

Virtual LEGO® Class | Grades 2nd-5th | 3:45-4:35pm | Virtual | #7673

For grades K-5th. Is your child a fan of building with LEGO® bricks and elements? Join us for a virtual LEGO® class. Each week we will explore a different uilding technique and participation in a new challenge with your child’s own LEGO® bricks and pieces. 

Kid Cuisine | Grades 2nd-4th | RAPRD Activity Center | #3552

In this class participants will make easy and inexpensive meals, snacks or desserts. Each class participants will learn how to use an oven/burner, proper knife techniques and how to measure. Sign up today and let’s get cooking!

Engineering/STEM w/LEGO® | Ages 5-11 | 9:00am-12:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7673

In this Fun Works program, children are introduced to engineering and STEM using motorized LEGO. Every project is built by students, step by step as a group, with no one left behind. All projects are then modified and decorated while playing. Fun is the first-class rule. LEGO motorized gears drive cars, motorcycles and a monorail are just a few of the five projects. This is a 5-week class with only 10 spaces available. Register today to save your spot.

Paint Night | Wednesday | Virtual Class | 6:30pm-8:30pm | #3415

Enjoy a 2-hour class working with acrylic paint on an 11x14 canvas. Each session will present a new theme working and building on your skills. All supplies will be provided. A discounted fee is given when you bring a friend. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Come in and have fun creating and meeting new people in the community. We promise you will have a good time. You must register online at www.raprd.org or come into one of our offices to secure your spot. No drop-ins accepted. Wednesdays; 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 3/17, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26. Cost: $30.00 per person or $45.00 per couple. 

Music

Beginner 1 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7380

Join the growing group of friendly folks who are having a great time playing the ukulele. Learn basic chords, progressions and strumming patterns. You’ll even play popular songs at the very first class. No experience? No problem! Ukuleles are available to rent from your instructor, Carl Ventis, just give him a call at (541) 948-9949. Baritone ukuleles are not covered. This is a fun simple instrument that you will be amazed at how easy it is to learn.

Beginner 2 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 5:45pm-6:45pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7380

Now you are ready to learn more about your amazing ukulele. We’ll take you beyond beginning ukulele and emphasize new strumming and picking techniques while learning to play more advanced chords and songs. You’ll play the songs you love. You are going to enjoy this class as you progress your ukulele skills. Please take the Beginner 1 class or have some experience prior to registering for this class.

Beginner 1 Guitar| Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7371

Learn the basics of acoustic guitar. Topics include rhythm technique, basic chords, playing with others and music theory. We will ensure individual attention, a fun learning environment and opportunity to address questions. Students will need their own acoustic guitar.

Beginner 2 Guitar| Ages 14 & UP | 5:45pm-6:45pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7371

In Beginner 1 Guitar we learned basic chords, basic strumming and very basic songs. In beginner 2 guitar, we will expand our knowledge base and learn how to use different strum patterns. We will also incorporate picking and simple bar chords to extend our chord and song knowledge, along with music theory. Improve your skills and build your confidence. Please take the Beginner 1 class or have some experience prior to registering for this class.

Youth Tech Virtual Classes

Video Game Design | Ages 10-17 | Access January-May | #7673

This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.

Movie Makers | Ages 9-16 | Access January-May | #7673

This hands-on, interactive course will instruct students on the world of digital video design and production. Students will film, direct and edit their own digital video creations. Students enrolled in this course will amaze their peers with green screen and special effects work.

Gaming and Coding | Ages 6-12 | Access January-May | #7673

This course combines two unbelievable experiences for students. Students will get access to an interactive look at coding and building virtual apps to share with friends. Students build simple video games combining the art of video game design and animation to create interactive characters that fly around the screen.

iCode | Ages 6-12 | Access January-May | #7673

This course offers younger students a fun, interactive look at coding. Students will create virtual apps and write their own programs that they can share with friends and family. This course makes learning to code fun and explores problem solving and

programming logic. Students will have access to their account so the learning does not end at the door. Students should be able to read prior to taking this course.

Application Design | Ages 9-15 | Access January-May | #7673

This course offers students a hands-on look at the world of application design and development. This interactive course will instruct students about the design and development of applications. Students will design their own app, which can be shared with friends and family members with an Apple or Android device.

Sports, Outdoors and Dance

Diane's Horseback Riding | Ages 7-18 | Beginning | 2:00-3:00pm | Diane's Riding Place | #3607

In this fun intro class, Diane starts with the basics as you learn how to maintain and properly care for a horse, as well as how to cinch, saddle and prepare to safely ride a horse. Dress for the weather, as we are outside. Horses and tack provided. 

Diane's Horseback Riding | Ages 7-18 | Intermediate | 3:00-4:00pm | Diane's Riding Place | #3607
Once you’ve learned the basics, it’s time to take things a step further with more advanced maneuvers and learning how to better communicate with the horse. Enjoy the art of learning to ride and care for a horse at Diane’s Riding Place. Horses and tack provided. Registration deadline is 48 hours before the start of class.

Junior Development Tennis | Ages 11-13 | 10:00am-11:00am | Valleyview Courts | #1267

This class will cover all stroke techniques, groundstrokes, volleys, overheads and serves and returns.

10 Yrs & Under Orange Ball Tennis | Ages 6-10 | 4:30pm-5:30pm | Valleyview Courts | #1267

This class will cover all stroke fundamentals, serves, volleys, forehand and backhand strokes and fun action court games. (A low compression orange ball will be used).

Photography

Photo 1 | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Learn your digital SLR camera. This introductory course in 35mm photography utilizes traditional film or SLR. It is designed for users who want to expand their camera knowledge. Topics include proper exposure, action photos, depth of field, close-up flower photo, methods of focus, camera parts, use of flash, proper maintenance, film speeds and lens selection. Note: Participants must bring film and a 35mm camera that will work in manual mode or digital SLR (removable lens). Class is offered for 5-weeks, 1 hour per week.

Photo Editing | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Fix digital pictures with photoshop elements. You will explore in depth photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop elements. The following topics will be covered: color correction, brightness and contrast, replacing one part of the image with another, blurring an area of the photo which is in focus already, correcting for improper white Balance and sharpening a blurred photo.

Sony Camera for Beginners | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Learn your Sony camera. Custom configure your camera for the best images. We go through all of the functions of your Sony camera, learn your aperture, shutter speed, ISO then taking pictures in manual mode. You will be taking photos with that camera away from auto mode.

ADULT PROGRAMS (16+ yrs)

Adult Enrichment

Beginner 1 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7380

Join the growing group of friendly folks who are having a great time playing the ukulele. Learn basic chords, progressions and strumming patterns. You’ll even play popular songs at the very first class. No experience? No problem! Ukuleles are available to rent from your instructor, Carl Ventis, just give him a call at (541) 948-9949. Baritone ukuleles are not covered. This is a fun simple instrument that you will be amazed at how easy it is to learn.

Beginner 2 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 5:45pm-6:45pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7380

Now you are ready to learn more about your amazing ukulele. We’ll take you beyond beginning ukulele and emphasize new strumming and picking techniques while learning to play more advanced chords and songs. You’ll play the songs you love. You are going to enjoy this class as you progress your ukulele skills. Please take the Beginner 1 class or have some experience prior to registering for this class.

Beginner 1 Guitar| Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7371

Learn the basics of acoustic guitar. Topics include rhythm technique, basic chords, playing with others and music theory. We will ensure individual attention, a fun learning environment and opportunity to address questions. Students will need their own acoustic guitar.

Beginner 2 Guitar| Ages 14 & UP | 5:45pm-6:45pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7371

In Beginner 1 Guitar we learned basic chords, basic strumming and very basic songs. In beginner 2 guitar, we will expand our knowledge base and learn how to use different strum patterns. We will also incorporate picking and simple bar chords to extend our chord and song knowledge, along with music theory. Improve your skills and build your confidence. Please take the Beginner 1 class or have some experience prior to registering for this class.

Paint Night | Wednesday | Virtual Class | 6:30pm-8:30pm | #3415

Enjoy a 2-hour class working with acrylic paint on an 11x14 canvas. Each session will present a new theme working and building on your skills. All supplies will be provided. A discounted fee is given when you bring a friend. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Come in and have fun creating and meeting new people in the community. We promise you will have a good time. You must register online at www.raprd.org or come into one of our offices to secure your spot. No drop-ins accepted. Wednesdays; 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/10, 3/17, 3/17, 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26. Cost: $30.00 per person or $45.00 per couple. 

Youth Tech Virtual Classes

Video Game Design | Ages 10-17 | Access January-May | #7673

This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family.

Movie Makers | Ages 9-16 | Access January-May | #7673

This hands-on, interactive course will instruct students on the world of digital video design and production. Students will film, direct and edit their own digital video creations. Students enrolled in this course will amaze their peers with green screen and special effects work.

Photography

Photo 1 | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Learn your digital SLR camera. This introductory course in 35mm photography utilizes traditional film or SLR. It is designed for users who want to expand their camera knowledge. Topics include proper exposure, action photos, depth of field, close-up flower photo, methods of focus, camera parts, use of flash, proper maintenance, film speeds and lens selection. Note: Participants must bring film and a 35mm camera that will work in manual mode or digital SLR (removable lens). Class is offered for 5-weeks, 1 hour per week.

Photo Editing | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Fix digital pictures with photoshop elements. You will explore in depth photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop elements. The following topics will be covered: color correction, brightness and contrast, replacing one part of the image with another, blurring an area of the photo which is in focus already, correcting for improper white Balance and sharpening a blurred photo.

Sony Camera for Beginners | Ages 14 & UP | Online Class | #7668

Learn your Sony camera. Custom configure your camera for the best images. We go through all of the functions of your Sony camera, learn your aperture, shutter speed, ISO then taking pictures in manual mode. You will be taking photos with that camera away from auto mode.

Sports and Outdoors

Diane's Horseback Riding | Ages 7-18 | Beginning | 2:00-3:00pm | Diane's Riding Place | #3607

In this fun intro class, Diane starts with the basics as you learn how to maintain and properly care for a horse, as well as how to cinch, saddle and prepare to safely ride a horse. Dress for the weather, as we are outside. Horses and tack provided. 

Diane's Horseback Riding | Ages 7-18 yrs | Intermediate | 3:00-4:00pm | Diane's Riding Place | #3607
Once you’ve learned the basics, it’s time to take things a step further with more advanced maneuvers and learning how to better communicate with the horse. Enjoy the art of learning to ride and care for a horse at Diane’s Riding Place. Horses and tack provided. Registration deadline is 48 hours before the start of class.

Learn to Play Tennis (beginners) | Ages 18 & UP | 6:00pm-7:00pm | Valleyview Courts | #4265

Learn a lifetime sport and make new friends. Improve your fitness, hand-eye coordination and agility. Learn proper racquet skills; forehand, backhand volleys and serve. Learn court position, tennis etiquette and rules. Loaner racquets available.

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465 SW Rimrock Way

Redmond, OR 97756

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