Youth Activities

Youth Activities

Current Information

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Coach J's Basketball Cinics REGISTER

Coach J's Basketball Clinics will be held after school at the Tonganoxie Elementary School in the auxiliary gym. This will begin right after school and it will conclude at 4:30pm. Participants will learn skills related to basketball. 

Each session is per age group.

Kindergarten: January 8th-10th

1st Grade: January 22nd-25th

2nd Grade: January 29th-February 1st

Fee: $20/$30 (District/Non-District)

Date Information: Different per age group
Cost Information: $20/$30 (resident/non-resident)
Age Rqmt: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Location: Tonganoxie Elementary School
Contact: Tonganoxie Rec Commission - 913-845-3502 -

Hunter Education '23 REGISTER

This is an internet assisted course and participants will need to complete an online course (4 hrs) prior to attending the field day.  Link to internet assisted course:

Participants must be at least 11 years of age to receive their Hunter Ed certificate.

Class is located at 1536 E. 4th St; Tonganoxie, KS


Date Information: Saturday, Sept. 9th or Oct. 7th
Cost Information: $5/$6
Age Rqmt: 11 and up
Location: City Maintenance Shop (1536 E. 4th)
Contact: Tongie Rec Commission - 913-845-3502 -

After-School Rec Club - 2023 Fall REGISTER

Bring the kids to the Tonganoxie Recreation Center on Mondays after school for crafts, games, and fun with friends! Each day will have a theme including basketball, nature, tie-dye, and seasonal celebrations.

We are also including three full days on Professional Development days in the local school district. You can register for these days individually. ($50 per day, per child)

Thursday Oct. 19 | 8 AM - 5 PM

Friday Oct. 20 | 8 AM - 5 PM (Includes a field trip!)

Friday November 10 | 8 AM - 5 PM

This club is for USD 464 Elementary Students and home-schooled students.

When: Mondays | Sept. 11 - Nov. 20

Time: 3:30 - 6:00 PM

Age: Grades 1 - 5

Fee: $160 per child

Registration for Monday's Rec Club is closed. If you are interested in registering late, please email or call 913.845.3502 and ask for Jennifer.

Registration for Full Days will be open until Monday October 16th. Late registration will not be accepted.

Date Information: Mondays | Sept. 11 - Nov. 20
Cost Information: $160 per child | Full Days $50 per child, per day
Age Rqmt: Grades 1 - 5
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

All Ages BINGO - Spooky Bingo! REGISTER

Come to the Recreation Activity center for All Ages Bingo! 10 rounds of bingo, prizes for each round, and snacks & drinks provided. Children 14 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Date Information: October 27 | 4 - 6 PM
Cost Information: $3 per player
Age Rqmt: All ages, 14 or younger accompanied by an adult.
Location: TRC Board Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

2023 Pepper Spray 101 REGISTER

Tonganoxie Recreation and Tammy Bartels are bringing self-defense to the Recreation Center. Pepper Spray 101 is a course in how to respond to uncomfortable approaches, the safety and use of pepper spray, and the legalities of pepper spray if used. Tammy Bartels has been teaching self-defense and pepper spray for 4 years and has a passion for bringing safety techniques to the community. Join us in learning how to protect ourselves and stay safe.

$25 Fee: Attend the class only.

$40 Fee: Attend the class and take home your own pepper spray.

Date Information: Thursday November 16 @ 6 - 8 PM
Cost Information: $25/$40
Age Rqmt: 11+
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Safe Sitter '23 REGISTER

This 6-1/2 hour course covers safety skills, child care skills, life and business skills; as well as CPR instruction and manikin practice. Space is limited to the first 6 participants to register.
The class will be held at TRC's Activity Center (300 E. US 24/40) in the Activity Room. 

Next Session: Saturday December 16, 2023

Registration closed: Saturday December 9, 2023

Date Information: Next session: December 16, 2023
Cost Information: $50 for residents & $60 for non-residents
Age Rqmt: 11-14 years
Location: TRC Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Paint Party with Tammy Hudson - 2023 Summer REGISTER

Tammy Hudson has some amazing, seasonal designs she wants to paint with you! Designs for every holiday for the rest of the year! TRC will provide refreshments at each party. Let's paint!

Friday August 11 | 4- 6 pm | All Ages! | Fee: $25/30

Friday September 1 - Back to School | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday October 20 - Spooky Fun | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday November 3 - Autumn Vibes | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Friday December 15 - Winter Decor | 6 - 8 PM | All Ages! | Fee: $30

Party fees cover the cost of all materials.

Date Information: Fridays | Dates & Times vary
Cost Information: $30 (Covers cost of materials)
Age Rqmt: All Ages!
Location: TRC Activity Center Program Room
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Kids Crochet '23 REGISTER

Students will learn how to get started, chain stitch, single crochet, and learn about different kinds of yarns and hooks. They will also learn how to end a project.

All materials provided.

Choose your date:

Saturday September 9th. (9-10:30AM)

Thursday October 5 (4:30 - 6:00PM)

Saturday November 11 (9-11 AM)

Thursday December 7 (4:30 - 6:00PM)

Fee: $15/$18

Date Information:
Cost Information: $15/$18 (district/non-district)
Age Rqmt: 8-16
Location: Tongie Rec Office
Contact: Tongie Rec Commission - 913-845-3502 -

Stretch-n-Grow with Sacha REGISTER

The fabulously fun fitness program for kids!  Engaging toddlers through preschoolers to move, exercise, make healthy choices and love doing it!

Thursdays | 11 AM - 12 PM

Date Information: Thursdays
Cost Information: $5 residents/ $6 non-residents
Age Rqmt: 0-5
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -

Crochet Help with Cindy REGISTER

Cindy Jones, our favorite crochet instructor, is offering her time to help with your current projects. Spend time with fellow crochet enthusiasts, gain progress on your projects, and receive advice and help from Cindy and others. (Bring your own materials.)

Crochet with Cindy will be the third Wednesday of each month. 5:30 - 7:30 PM.

September 20

October 18

November 15

December 20

This is not an instructional program. This is assistance on current projects and a chance to exchange ideas with other crocheters. 

Date Information: Third Wednesday of each month
Cost Information: $5
Age Rqmt: 8+
Location: Tonganoxie Recreation Activity Center
Contact: Jennifer Feeney - 913-845-3502 -