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

 

Nature Play Academy | Ages 3-5 | 9:00am-1:00pm | West Canyon Rim Park

Every class will be 100% outside with weekly walks to the Dry Canyon, exploring all things of nature. The curriculum focus is  hands on learner-led nature immersion learning that encourages curiosity, builds independence and self-esteem. Our goal here at Nature Play Academy is to guide the growth of a relationship between the learner and the natural world. We’ll make noise, get dirty and take manageable risks on our daily adventures into our natural landscape. Please provide your child every class with snacks, lunch, water bottle full and proper attire for that days outing. Space is limited.

Art Explorers | Grades K-6th| Check the Guide for dates & times | 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 | Check the Guide for dates & times | 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.

Fun Works Engineering Intro to STEAM using LEGO® | Ages 5-7 | 9:00am-12:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7673

Students are introduced to (STEAM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math using motorized Lego®. Every project is built by students step by step with no one left behind. All projects may be modified and decorated while playing. Add wings, jets and a mini figure and create a flying jet car. Imagination has no barriers. A gear drive electric vehicle, a belt drive motorcycle and a monorail are just a few of the fun, exciting, educational projects built at camp.

YOUTH PROGRAMS (6-16 yrs)

Youth Enrichment

Art Explorers | Grades K-6th| Check the Guide for dates & times | 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 | Check the Guide for dates & times | 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.

Fun Works Engineering Intro to STEAM using LEGO® | Ages 5-7 | 9:00am-12:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7673

Students are introduced to (STEAM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math using motorized Lego®. Every project is built by students step by step with no one left behind. All projects may be modified and decorated while playing. Add wings, jets and a mini figure and create a flying jet car. Imagination has no barriers. A gear drive electric vehicle, a belt drive motorcycle and a monorail are just a few of the fun, exciting, educational projects built at camp.

Fun Works Engineering STEAM using LEGO® | Ages 8-11 | 1:00pm-4:00pm | RAPRD Activity Center | #7673

Students are introduced to (STEAM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math using motorized Lego®. This program is similar to the Intro program with additional projects added that are more advanced and challenging to build. All projects may be modified and decorated while playing. Students use imagination, experimentation and trail & error which are part of being an Engineer. An advanced robot walker, an inchworm vehicle are just a few of the fun, exciting, educational projects built at camp.

LEGO® Class - Virtual | Grades K-3rd | 2:30-3:30pm | Online

Use the LEGO® pieces in your collection to build. Each week we will explore a new building technique and participate in a new challenge. Join us for fun and collaborative building.

Kid Cuisine | Grades 2nd-4th | Check the Guide for dates & times | 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!

Paint Night | Ages 8 & UP | Redmond Senior Center | 6:00pm-8:00pm | #3415

Enjoy a 2-hour class working with acrylic paint on an 11x14 canvas. Each session will present a new theme. Working with step-by- step instructions to create a finished piece while building on your skills. All supplies will be provided. This class will be offered once a month with a new painting each month. You must register online or come into one of our offices to secure your spot. No drop-ins accepted.

Music

Beginner 1 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | Redmond Senior 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

Learn your favorite Christmas and holiday songs on your ukulele for the upcoming family get togethers and office parties or maybe just play them yourself. The songs are simple and fun. We hope you will join us for these wonderful classes. You will have the time of your life playing for your family and friends this holiday season. This is a 6-week class. Please have some experience if you are not taking the Beginner 1 class.

Photography  & Adobe Classes on ZOOM

Learn Your Canon Camera | Ages 14 & UP | January 11 - February 8 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm

Do you have a really nice Canon camera, but didn't read the instructions or really know how to use it? Join us to share the joys of your Canon camera for the best images. We will go through all of the functions, discover your aperture, shutter speeds, ISO and then take pictures in manual mode. It's time to move away from the auto mode and discover your inner photographer. 

Learn Your Nikon Camera | Ages 14 & UP | February 15 - March 15 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm

Have a Nikon camera? Don't let it get dusty on the shelf because you're intimidated by its greatness. Join us as we discuss the many features of your Nikon camera has to offer to help you capture the best shot! We will go through the functions of your Nikon camera, learn your aperture, shutter speed, ISO and then take pictures in manual mode. It's time to come out of your comfort zone of auto mode and jump into taking pictures in your custom modes. Smile!

Learn Your Sony Camera | Ages 14 & UP | March 22 - April 19 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm

Have a Sony camera? It's time to learn more about your camera's shutter speed, aperture and the many other functions that your camera has that help you capture your favorite moments in life. It's time to take off the training wheels known as auto mode and try to set your favorite custom modes.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Photoshop Elements | Ages 14 & UP | January 12 - February 9 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn to edit your pictures for people who are brand new to editing pictures or those who have some editing experience and looking to hone skills. You will be using your own photos learning to: color correct, 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, sharpening a blurred photo and layers. Participants need to have Adobe Photoshop Elements installed before class begins.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Lightroom CC | Ages 14 & UP | February 16 - March 16 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn to use Lightroom for people who want to make their photos look better. Fix basic issues like exposure, white balance and crop. Organize your photos in Lightroom and to be able to easily find photos. Edit just parts of the photo with brushes and filters. Learn about presets already in Lightroom. We talk about sharing and exporting for online sharing. Participants need to have Adobe Lightroom CC installed before class begins.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Photoshop CC | Ages 14 & UP | March 4 - April 6 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn how to take edited photos from Lightroom CC into Photoshop CC and how the platform works. You will be using your own photos to: use various photoshop tools, select parts of the photos using different selection tools, replace parts of the image with another, remove unwanted parts of the image, blur an area of the photo which is in focus already and how to use layers. Participants need to have Adobe Photoshop CC installed before class begins.

Sports, Outdoors and Dance

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

In this intro class Diane starts with the basics including learning how to mount and properly care for a horse as well as how to cinch, saddle and prepare to ride a horse. Horses and tack provided.  Registration deadline is 48 hours before the start of class.

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.

Open Drop-in Basketball | Ages 14 Yrs. & UP | 7:00-9:30pm | M & W | Obsidian Middle School

This is a great time to come down and get in shape and to fine tune your skills for City League basketball. Have fund with your friends or make some new friends while shooting hoops. NO FOOD, DRINKS OR TOBACCO ALLOWED IN THE GYM. Water bottle only. Open gym is subject to school closures.

Junior Development Tennis | Ages 10-12 | 4:00 - 5:00pm |TH | Valleyview Courts | #1267

This class will cover different stroking patterns including, groundstrokes, overheads, serves and returns.

Orange Ball Tennis | Ages 6-9 | 4:00 - 5:00pm | TU | 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.

High School Tennis | Ages 13-17 | 4:00 - 5:15pm | W | Valleyview Courts | #4265

This class is for players that have played Varsity or Junior Varsity team tennis. All drills will be based on the 5 playing situations of match play; ground-strokes, net, passing shots & lobs and serve & returns.

Truck Stop Action Sports Scooter Camp | Ages 6-17 | Redmond Skatepark | Check guide for days and times | #3685

Learn skills and tricks with pro scooter instructors and enjoy progressing in the sport while we have a blast with games and activities. Riders will be divided into groups based on age and skill level. Camps will feature pro scooter instructors and will include appearances from guest pro scooter riders!

 

ADULT PROGRAMS (16+ yrs)

Adult Enrichment

Beginner 1 Ukulele | Ages 14 & UP | 4:30pm-5:30pm | Redmond Senior 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

Learn your favorite Christmas and holiday songs on your ukulele for the upcoming family get togethers and office parties or maybe just play them yourself. The songs are simple and fun. We hope you will join us for these wonderful classes. You will have the time of your life playing for your family and friends this holiday season. This is a 6-week class. Please have some experience if you are not taking the Beginner 1 class.

Paint Night | Ages 8 & UP | Redmond Senior Center | 6:00pm-8:00pm | #3415

Enjoy a 2-hour class working with acrylic paint on an 11x14 canvas. Each session will present a new theme. Working with step-by- step instructions to create a finished piece while building on your skills. All supplies will be provided. This class will be offered once a month with a new painting each month. You must register online or come into one of our offices to secure your spot. No drop-ins accepted.

Photography  & Adobe Classes on ZOOM

Learn Your Canon Camera | Ages 14 & UP | January 11 - February 8 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm | #7668

Do you have a really nice Canon camera, but didn't read the instructions or really know how to use it? Join us to share the joys of your Canon camera for the best images. We will go through all of the functions, discover your aperture, shutter speeds, ISO and then take pictures in manual mode. It's time to move away from the auto mode and discover your inner photographer. 

Learn Your Nikon Camera | Ages 14 & UP | February 15 - March 15 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm | #7668

Have a Nikon camera? Don't let it get dusty on the shelf because you're intimidated by its greatness. Join us as we discuss the many features of your Nikon camera has to offer to help you capture the best shot! We will go through the functions of your Nikon camera, learn your aperture, shutter speed, ISO and then take pictures in manual mode. It's time to come out of your comfort zone of auto mode and jump into taking pictures in your custom modes. Smile!

Learn Your Sony Camera | Ages 14 & UP | March 22 - April 19 | TU | 8:00-9:00pm | #7668

Have a Sony camera? It's time to learn more about your camera's shutter speed, aperture and the many other functions that your camera has that help you capture your favorite moments in life. It's time to take off the training wheels known as auto mode and try to set your favorite custom modes.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Photoshop Elements | Ages 14 & UP | January 12 - February 9 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn to edit your pictures for people who are brand new to editing pictures or those who have some editing experience and looking to hone skills. You will be using your own photos learning to: color correct, 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, sharpening a blurred photo and layers. Participants need to have Adobe Photoshop Elements installed before class begins.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Lightroom CC | Ages 14 & UP | February 16 - March 16 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn to use Lightroom for people who want to make their photos look better. Fix basic issues like exposure, white balance and crop. Organize your photos in Lightroom and to be able to easily find photos. Edit just parts of the photo with brushes and filters. Learn about presets already in Lightroom. We talk about sharing and exporting for online sharing. Participants need to have Adobe Lightroom CC installed before class begins.

Learn to Edit Pics in Adobe Photoshop CC | Ages 14 & UP | March 4 - April 6 | W | 8:00-9:00pm

Learn how to take edited photos from Lightroom CC into Photoshop CC and how the platform works. You will be using your own photos to: use various photoshop tools, select parts of the photos using different selection tools, replace parts of the image with another, remove unwanted parts of the image, blur an area of the photo which is in focus already and how to use layers. Participants need to have Adobe Photoshop CC installed before class begins.

Sports and Outdoors

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

In this intro class Diane starts with the basics including learning how to mount and properly care for a horse as well as how to cinch, saddle and prepare to ride a horse. Horses and tack provided.  Registration deadline is 48 hours before the start of class.

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.

Open Drop-in Basketball | Ages 14 Yrs. & UP | 7:00-9:30pm | M & W | Obsidian Middle School

This is a great time to come down and get in shape and to fine tune your skills for City League basketball. Have fund with your friends or make some new friends while shooting hoops. NO FOOD, DRINKS OR TOBACCO ALLOWED IN THE GYM. Water bottle only. Open gym is subject to school closures.

Learn to Play Tennis (beginners) | Ages 19 & UP | 6:00pm-7:00pm | M | 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.

Adult Live Ball: 3.0-4.0 | Ages 19 & UP | 6:00pm-7:00pm | TH | Valleyview Courts | #4265

The drills will focus on the 5 play situations of match play. Net, baseline, serve & returns and passing shots & lobs.

High School Tennis | Ages 13-17 | 4:00 - 5:15pm | W | Valleyview Courts | #4265

This class is for players that have played Varsity or Junior Varsity team tennis. All drills will be based on the 5 playing situations of match play; ground-strokes, net, passing shots & lobs and serve & returns.