Programs

There are a variety of recreational programs and special events to meet the community's needs.

You can now register for Hiawatha's recreation programs online. If you are new to the system, you will need to create an account and enter each user from your household.

Come and join our ADVANCED Volleyball League for adults on Wednesday nights…

Come and join our ADVANCED Volleyball League for adults on Wednesday nights at Guthridge Park. Sign up on your own or with a friend and be ready to play hard! This is a great opportunity for advanced players to play in the sand. This league will be a nine week session in mad hatter format. Teams will play at 6:15pm or 7:15pm. The overall record will decide the winner. Leagues play rain or shine!

Available
May 2nd through June 27th
Fee
$10.00
Location
Guthridge Park
Register

Come and join our ADVANCED Volleyball League for adults on Wednesday nights…

Come and join our ADVANCED Volleyball League for adults on Wednesday nights in Guthridge Park. Sign up on your own or with a friend and be ready to play hard! This is a great opportunity for advanced players to play in the sand. This league will be a nine week session in mad hatter format. Teams will play at 6:15 or 7:15pm. The overall record will decide the winner. Leagues will play rain or shine.

Available
July 4th through August 29th
Fee
$10.00
Location
Guthridge Park
Register

Blastball is a fast paced action game for kids that has all…

Blastball is a fast paced action game for kids that has all the excitement that t-ball lacks. Teaches baseball/softball fundamentals: hitting, throwing and fielding. They will also learn teamwork and sportsmanship offering a lot of fun for players as well as parents. Sessions will consist of practices and scrimmages.  

Available
July 9th through August 2nd
Location
Guthridge Park

Monday/Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm

Details ▼
Register by May 25th
25.00
Register after May 25th
30.00
Deadline
June 8th
Ages
3—5yrs
Times
Mon: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Wed: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Register

Tuesday/Thursday 6:30-7:15pm

Details ▼
Register by May 25th
25.00
Register after May 25th
25.00
Deadline
June 8th
Ages
3—5yrs
Times
Tue: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Thu: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Register

HIAWATHA FALL SOCCER (Ages 3-5) - Coaches Needed! This program prepares players…

HIAWATHA FALL SOCCER (Ages 3-5) - Coaches Needed!
This program prepares players for organized soccer in a fun, non-competitive environment. Teaches a variety of soccer skills: dribbling, kicking, passing, tapping, throw line and agility. They will also learn teamwork and sportsmanship offering a lot of fun for players as well as parents. Sessions will consist of practices and scrimmages

Available
September 4th through September 27th
Fee
$30.00
Location
Tucker Park

Tuesday/Thursday 6:30-7:15pm

Details ▼
Register by July 13th
25.00
Register after July 13th
30.00
Deadline
August 3rd
Ages
3—5yrs
Times
Tue: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Thu: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Register

Located at the Green Pavilion in Guthridge Park. Financial Assistance may be provided…

Located at the Green Pavilion in Guthridge Park.

Financial Assistance may be provided through the Friends of the Parks and Recreation.

A schedule of activities will be available to participants one week before each session begins.

Each child will receive a camp t-shirt for scheduled field trips.

Available
June 11th through July 6th

Playground

Participants will have opportunities to go on field trips, listen and learn from exciting speakers, to participate in a community service project and various other fun activities. This program encourages developing friendships and group participation. Children bring sack lunches.

Kindergarten-5th grade

Details ▼
Register by January 1st
200.00
Register after January 1st
200.00
Deadline
May 13th
Ages
5—11yrs
Registration Limit
9/50 registrants
Times
Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Register

Youth In Parks

Participants will have the opportunity to do community service work in the parks and throughout the community, leadership development activities, and team building experiences. Projects have included: packaging food at HACAP food reservoir, helping at the Hiawatha Care Center, planting trees, and much more. A snack or sack lunch may be brought.

6th - 8th grade

Details ▼
Register by January 1st
125.00
Register after January 1st
125.00
Deadline
May 13th
Ages
12—14yrs
Registration Limit
0/10 registrants
Times
Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Register

Located at the Green Pavilion in Guthridge Park. Financial Assistance may be provided…

Located at the Green Pavilion in Guthridge Park.

Financial Assistance may be provided through the Friends of the Parks and Recreation.

A schedule of activities will be available to participants one week before each session begins.

Each child will receive a camp t-shirt for scheduled field trips.

Available
July 16th through August 10th
Location
Guthridge Park

Playground

PLAYGROUND      (Kindergarten - 5th Grade)

Participants will have opportunities to go on field trips, listen and learn from exciting speakers, to participate in a community service project and various other fun activities. This program encourages developing friendships and group participation. Children bring sack lunches. Limit: 50 Kids

 

Details ▼
Register by June 29th
200.00
Register after June 29th
200.00
Deadline
June 29th
Ages
5—11yrs
Registration Limit
12/50 registrants
Times
Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Register

Youth in Parks

YOUTH IN PARKS     (6TH- 8TH GRADE)

Participants will have the opportunity to do community service work in the parks and throughout the community, leadership development activities, and team building experiences. Projects have included: packaging food at HACAP food reservoir, helping at the Hiawatha Care Center, planting trees, and much more. A snack or sack lunch may be brought.  Limit: 10 Kids

 

Details ▼
Register by June 29th
125.00
Register after June 29th
125.00
Deadline
June 29th
Ages
12—16yrs
Registration Limit
0/10 registrants
Times
Mon: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

This program prepares players for organized soccer in a fun, non-competitive environment.…

This program prepares players for organized soccer in a fun, non-competitive environment. Teaches a variety of soccer skills: dribbling, kicking, passing, tapping, throw line and agility. They will also learn teamwork and sportsmanship offering a lot of fun for players as well as parents. Sessions will consist of practices and scrimmages.   

**Each child is recommended to bring their own soccer ball (suggested size 3)**

Available
June 4th through June 28th
Location
Tucker Park

Monday/Wednesday 5:30-6:15pm

Details ▼
Register by April 13th
25.00
Register after April 13th
30.00
Deadline
May 4th
Ages
3—6yrs
Times
Mon: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Wed: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Register

Monday/Wednesday 6:30-7:15pm

Details ▼
Register by April 13th
25.00
Register after April 13th
30.00
Deadline
May 4th
Ages
3—6yrs
Times
Mon: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Wed: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Register

Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-6:15pm

Details ▼
Register by April 13th
25.00
Register after April 13th
30.00
Deadline
May 4th
Ages
3—6yrs
Times
Tue: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Thu: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Register

Tuesday/Thursday 6:30-7:15pm

Details ▼
Register by April 13th
25.00
Register after April 13th
30.00
Deadline
May 4th
Ages
3—6yrs
Times
Tue: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Thu: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Register

This offensive improvement camp is designed for boys and girls entering grades…

This offensive improvement camp is designed for boys and girls entering grades K-5th who want to gain some serious offensive skills in basketball!

Mount Mercy’s outstanding staff of coaches, current and former players will take you through the Mustang Offensive Improvement series. This sequence of drills has helped make the Mustangs one of the top offensive programs in the country.

Specific attention will be given to shooting, ballhandling, footwork, passing, cutting, screening and offensive rebounding. Campers will also get to test these new skills in full- and half-court games and individual contests.

Wednesday and Thursday May, 9th and 10th

Hiawatha Elementary School 6:00pm-8:00pm

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 2nd

 

 

Available
May 9th through May 10th
Fee
$30.00
Location
Nixon Elementary School

Details ▼
Deadline
May 2nd
Ages
5—10yrs
Registration Limit
1/50 registrants
Times
Wed: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thu: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Register

Come learn the sport of Pickleball!  Open for ages 9+, this fun…

Come learn the sport of Pickleball!  Open for ages 9+, this fun sport combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Join us in Guthridge Park to learn the tricks and trades of the sport.

9am to 10:30am 9-15 years of age

10:30-12:00 15+ years of age

Registration Deadline:  August 15th

Available
August 18th
Fee
$5.00
Location
Guthridge Park
Register

Add a little magic to the season and receive a letter from…

Add a little magic to the season and receive a letter from Santa, mailed directly to your child. Santa will write a letter to your child in an easy to read format. The letter will be mailed directly from Santa’s workshop so your child will be overjoyed to see his/her name on the envelope with Santa's name and address in the corner. Santa would love to write to your children, grandchildren, nieces or nephews no matter where they live! So, let the elves know if you would like to receive a letter this year!

Available
November 19th through December 14th
Fee
$3.00
Register

Sunday, January 28th 1:00-2:30 p.m. Location: Hiawatha Community Center The Hiawatha Parks and Recreation…

Sunday, January 28th 1:00-2:30 p.m. 
Location: Hiawatha Community Center

The Hiawatha Parks and Recreation Department and the Kennedy Dance Team will be holding a Dance Clinic for grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. Each child should wear gym pants, a T-shirt, tennis shoes, and socks to the clinic. We would like each child to bring plenty of spirit and most importantly, their smiles!! Pom Poms included with your registration fee. In case of inclement weather the program will be moved to February 18th.

Available
January 28th
Fee
$20.00
Location
Hiawatha Community Center
Register

Hiawatha is offering tennis lessons through the Westfield Tennis Club.  Classes will be…

Hiawatha is offering tennis lessons through the Westfield Tennis Club.  Classes will be held at the tennis courts located in Guthridge Park.  Please register at Hiawatha City Hall.  Only rain dates will be made up. Payments will be for the entire session, not pro-rated for missed classes. Minimum class size will be 2 with a maximum of 6 students. If there are fewer than 2 students registered, the class will be cancelled. 

Available
June 6th through July 11th
Fee
$65.00
Location
Guthridge Park

Tots Wednesdays 4-4:45pm

Details ▼
Deadline
May 30th
Ages
4—6yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Register

Rookies 5:00pm-6:00pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
May 30th
Ages
7—10yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Register

Racqueteers 6:00pm- 7:00pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
May 30th
Ages
11—13yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Register

Adult Beginner 7-8 Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
June 5th
Ages
18yrs+
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Tots 4:00pm-4:45pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
June 5th
Ages
4—6yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Wed: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Rookies 2:00pm-3:00pm Monday's

Details ▼
Deadline
December 31st
Ages
7—10yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Mon: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Racqueteers 3:00pm-4:00pm Monday's

Details ▼
Deadline
June 5th
Ages
7—10yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Mon: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Hiawatha is offering tennis lessons through the Westfield Tennis Club.  Classes will be…

Hiawatha is offering tennis lessons through the Westfield Tennis Club.  Classes will be held at the tennis courts located in Guthridge Park.  Please register at Hiawatha City Hall.  Only rain dates will be made up. Payments will be for the entire session, not pro-rated for missed classes. Minimum class size will be 2 with a maximum of 6 students. If there are fewer than 2 students registered, the class will be cancelled. 

Available
July 18th through August 15th
Fee
$65.00
Location
Guthridge Park

Tots 1:00pm-1:45pm Mondays

Details ▼
Deadline
June 26th
Ages
4—6yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Mon: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Rookies 5:00pm-6:00pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
July 11th
Ages
7—10yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Register

Racqueteers 6:00pm- 7:00pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
July 11th
Ages
11—13yrs
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Register

Adult Beginner 7-8 Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
June 26th
Ages
18yrs+
Registration Limit
0/6 registrants
Times
Wed: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Tots 4:00pm-4:45pm Wednesday's

Details ▼
Deadline
July 11th
Ages
4—6yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Wed: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Register

Rookies 2:00pm-3:00pm Monday's

Details ▼
Deadline
December 31st
Ages
7—10yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Mon: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Racqueteers 3:00pm-4:00pm Monday's

Details ▼
Deadline
June 26th
Ages
11—13yrs
Registration Limit
0/8 registrants
Times
Mon: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration for this program is closed.

Looking to learn the fundamentals of volleyball? Getting ready for middle school? Not…

Looking to learn the fundamentals of volleyball? Getting ready for middle school?

Not sure if you will like the sport or not? Come learn on Thursdays at Guthridge Park’s sand volleyball courts!

Thursday evenings 5:30PM to 6:15PM, June 7th through June 28th

Minimum of 6 participants.

Available
June 7th through June 28th
Fee
$15.00
Location
Guthridge Park

Details ▼
Deadline
June 6th
Ages
10—13yrs
Times
Thu: 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Registration for this program is closed.