Family Events



Learn the art of turning greenware into finished ceramic pieces. This class is for beginners as well as those who have previous experience with ceramics. The cost of the class includes instruction and paints. Greenware, bisque and tools are an additional cost to the class price. There is no extra charge for firing when greenware is purchased from the Senior Center. All ages are welcome to attend, but an adult must accompany children under the age of 12 to class. Interested individuals can attend any class during the session.

 DATES                             DAY  LOCATION TIME  AGES  COST 
September 12 to May 22  Tuesdays Senior Activity Center  6:00-8:30PM  All $3 per  class



Wagon Rides in the Park is cancelled on Friday, October 6 due to weather.

Enjoy the wonderful outdoor sights, sounds, tastes and smells with your family and friends on a ride through the park.

  • Wagon pulled by tractor
  • Crackling campfire
  • Scenic tour along Rock River
  • Scrumptious s'more
  • History of the park
  • Concessions available to purchase

No reservation is needed; payment is due when boarding the wagon. Participants may arrive anytime within the specified time frame, but the last wagon ride will be complete at the specified end time. Arrive early; there are a limited number of spaces/rides available.  The ride and s'more cooking should take about a half hour. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of Riverside. There is no rain date for inclement weather.

      DATE                                              LOCATION                         TIME  AGES  FEE                                              
                                 Friday, September 22nd   

Riverside Park

north pavilion

 5:30-7:30PM   Families   $3 per person (under 1 is free)
Friday, October 6th - CANCELLED              Riverside Park north pavilion  5:30-7:30PM  Families  $3 per person (under 1 is free)  



     Try our family friendly program this winter at an area middle school. The Recreation Division's certified lifeguards and staff will be on hand to make it an enjoyable experience for the entire family.

    • Open Swim
    • Open Gym
    • Noodles and kickboards
    • Basketball and dodgeball
    • Water basketball
    • Certified lifeguards and staff

    Parents must be present for child to swim, and must accompany them in the water if they are non-swimmers. Swim diapers are required for youth under 3. Child must be accompanied with an adult (NO EXCEPTIONS). Youth is 17 and under, adult is 18 and over.

       DATE                     LOCATION                  TIME           AGES           Pre-register Fee *                             Fee  at door                     
    Friday, January 5  Marshall Middle School  6:30-8:30PM  Families

    $3 (youth)

    $2 (adult)

    $4 (youth)

    $3 (adult)

    Friday, February 23  Marshall Middle School  6:30-8:30PM  Families

    $3 (youth)

    $2 (adult)

    $4 (youth)

    $3 (adult)

     *Deadline to pre-register online or at the office is 4:30pm the day of each event


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