Youth Programs/Classes

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Each year Santa Claus makes numerous telephone calls to all the good little girls and boys in Janesville.  Your child will be delighted to receive their very own phone call and communicate with Santa directly.  Calls from Santa Claus are co-sponsored by the Janesville Noon Lions Club.  Complete a form for each child and return it to the Recreation Division before 4:30PM on Wednesday, December 11, 2019.  Upload from this link: (this document has 2 forms on it).

 Wednesday, December 11, 2019  6-8PM  FREE  Under 10


Mother's Day is just around the corner! Bring your child or grandchild and decorate a plate together with hand prints, drawings, your creativity, etc. We provide the paint and 1 ceramic plate piece to paint together and you provide the artwork on the plate. This program is for kids (ages 3-7) and a special adult (ages 18+) in their life to make a creation for themselves or to give as a gift. Fee includes cleaning, firing and glazing of ceramic plate piece, paint and instruction. Ceramic pieces will need to be picked up at a different time since they will be glazed. Please pre-register online at or at the Janesville Recreation Division office by March 28, Minimum:  6 adult/child pairs; Maximum: 10 adult/child pairs

DATE                     LOCATION                          TIME                       AGES                                      FEE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Saturday, April 4      Senior Activity Center    10AM-11:30AM         3-7  with adult (18+)            $10 per adult/child pair                                  Ceramic Room



Come to a painting class! We provide the paint and 2 ceramic pieces and you provide the creativity. Kids (ages 8-15) can keep their creations for themselves or they would make perfect gifts. Ceramic pieces are based on the theme. Fee includes cleaning and firing of ceramic piece, paint and instruction. Ceramic pieces will be available to take home at the conclusion of class. Please re-register online at or at the Janesville Recreation Division by January 25.  Minimum: 6/Maximum: 15.

  date                                                      THEME                    location                         TIME                     AGES          FEE
 Saturday, February 1  On the Farm  Senior Activity Center Ceramic Room  10AM-12PM  8-15  $12




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