Summer Youth Sports Classes

Junior Golf Program (Ages 6-14)
The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department is now offering a Junior Golf Program. Instruction will cover how to hold a golf club, what each club is intended for, how to swing a golf club, and golf course etiquette. The program consists of six sessions held on Wednesday evenings. Click here to register online.
Dates: Wednesdays, July 10 - August 14, 2019
Time: The 5:30 p.m. class will be for beginners and the 6:30 p.m. class will be for more advanced players.
Location: Jaycee Municipal Golf Course
Fee: $50 Per Child
Registration Deadline: July 5, 2019

Pee-Wee Sports (Ages 3-5)
Children play a different sport each week; including, t-ball, soccer and basketball. We’ll go over the basic skills and rules of each sport and play a fun game at the end! Click here to register online.
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 24 - July 10, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Arena Park Shelter 5
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Intermediate Tennis (Ages 8-12)
This class will introduce proper grip, stance, swing, serve and ball placement, as well as hitting with control for depth and power. Please bring your own racket and water bottle, and be ready to get your play on! Click here to register online.
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 24 - July 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Location: Arena Park Tennis Courts
Fee: $20 Resident | $25 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Sports Of All Sorts (Ages 6-12)
Sports of All Sorts is designed with the active child in mind. Many sports will be offered throughout this camp including wiffleball, dodgeball, sand volleyball, kickball, tennis, golf and more! We will go over the basic skills and rules of each sport, and then play! The second session is focused on team sports. Click here to register online.
Dates: June 17 - June 20, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Arena Park 
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: Second Session - June 13, 2019

Pee-Wee Tumbling (Ages 3-5)
Join us for some fun and basic tumbling. This class will consist of stretching, somersaults, cartwheels, balancing, handstands and other basic tumbling. Work on the basics developing concentration, body awareness and hand-eye coordination. Click here to register online.
Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 25 - July 11, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Osage Centre
Fee: $15 Resident | $20 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Pee-Wee Playground (Ages 3-5)
Campers will explore the world of nature, learn new games and crafts, listen to stories and sing songs under the watchful eyes of our enthusiastic staff! Click here to register online.
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 24 - July 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
Location: Arena Park Shelter 6
Fee: $15 Resident | $20 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Beginning Cheerleading Clinic (Ages 5-8)
Ready to learn what it takes to be a cheerleader? This clinic teaches the age appropriate fundamentals of cheering; including, voice dictation, sideline cheer techniques, proper hand and foot positioning and much more. Participants will learn several cheers and have lots of fun! Click here to register online.
Dates: July 8 - 11, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Osage Centre
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Intermediate Cheerleading Clinic (Ages 9-13)
Take your cheerleading game to the next level! This clinic teaches age appropriate fundamentals of cheering; including, voice dictation, sideline cheer techniques, proper hand and foot positioning and much more. Participants will learn several cheers and have a blast! Click here to register online.
Dates: July 8 - 11, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Osage Centre
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: July 4, 2019

Fit Family - Mommy & Me Fitness (Ages 6 months - 2 years)
Trying to fit in exercise while having a little one is tough! Workouts in this class are designed for you to participate either by holding your child, them participate along with you, or they can play near by! Come join us and start modeling a healthy lifestyle at an early age! Mom and Me workout. Instructor: Tara Bova. Click here to register online.
Dates: Wednesdays, July 10 - July 31, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Location: Osage Centre
Fee: $20 Per Parent
Registration Deadline: July 5, 2019

Camp Playmo! (Ages 6-12)
Looking for an all-day, fun camp with lots of variety?! Then sign up for Camp PLAYMO! This is a well-rounded camp designed for ages 6-12, and guarantees lots of fun and excitement with field trips, science experiments, games, art projects and MORE! Snacks are provided, but each child must bring a sack lunch unless otherwise noted. Click here for a downloadable flyer. Click here to register online.
Session I: July 15 - July 19, 2019
Session 2: July 22 - July 26, 2019
Session 3: July 29 - August 2, 2019
Time: Camp runs from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Childcare is provided from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: First days meets at the Osage Centre.
Fee: $75 Resident | $80 Non-Resident Per Week
Registration Deadline: Thursday before each session.

Start Smart Soccer (Ages 3-5)
Start Smart Soccer is a developmentally appropriate introductory soccer program that prepares children for organized soccer in a fun, non-threatening environment. Age appropriate soccer equipment is used to teach kicking, dribbling, trapping, throw-ins and agility. Each child will receive a t-shirt. This class will feature two sessions...pick the one that works best for you! Click here to register online.
Dates: Mondays, August 12 - September 16, 2019 OR Wednesdays, August 14 - September 18, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Osage Park
Fee: $35 Resident | $40 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: August 7, 2019

Summer Youth Art Classes

Arting Around (Ages 6-12)
Campers will explore art using many materials including paint, water colors, tye dye, duct tape and much more! This is an instructional camp for those interesed in art. Click here to register online.
Dates: June 24 - June 27, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 4-H Exhibit Hall
Fee: $30 Resident | $35 Non-Resident
Registration Deadline: June 20, 2019

Kids in the Kitchen (Kindergarten - 5th Grade)
This nutrition and cooking program encourages kids to eat healthy by providing them with hands on learning experiences that teach them how to prepare food. Kids will have the opportunity to harvest vegetables from the Shawnee Park Community Garden and use them to prepare meals. Topics such as basic cooking skills, good nutrition, healthy food choices, food safety and physical activity are included. Each class will have a different recipe! Sign up for one class or all. Click here for a downloadable flyer, and click here to register online.
Dates: June 26, July 3, July 10, July 17, July 25 and July 31, 2019
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3rd Grade - 5th Grade: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Shawnee Park Center
Fee: Free



  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
  • Rainout Line 573.975.1024
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