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Youth and Teen Classes & Activities

2016 Cinderella Ball Father Daughter Dance

STAR Center will host an elegant evening for all ages! Princesses will escorted by their dad, grandpa, uncle, or any other special person who fits the role. Your magical night will be filled with music, dancing, dessert fondue, cotton candy, and much more. As the clock strikes 8 o’clock princesses can choose to be escorted by their special guest down the magical runway for all to see their beauty. Professional pictures packages start at $12 and will be available until 8:30 p.m. Register now! Don’t miss the special appearance by Cinderella and the Prince!

2015 Play, Learn, & Grow Preschool & Pre-K Programs
This fun and creative preschool and kindergarten readiness class incorporates art, music, language, number concepts, science, and socialization activities based on the Washington State Early Childhood Education Standards. Your child will engage in large motor skills rain or shine while exploring our exclusive 5,000 sq. ft. indoor Treetops Playground during their recess time. Snack is provided. Pre-registration is required. A one-time $100 per year enrollment fee and application are required each school year. Here is a calendar of the years important dates. Please download the current application here and email to Aviancet@tacomaparks.com, or mail or drop off at the STAR Center at 3873 S. 66th St. Tacoma WA, 98409.

Kids' Yoga
This class reinforces a child's belief in their innate ability to learn, improve and succeed. This program instills a sense of success, develops a lifelong practice for well being, focusing on self esteem, strength and balance. Classes are comprehensive, creative and playful. Includes story time, games, music, and employs ecology, anatomy, earth care and fun. SIGN UP ONLINE

Kid's Night Out (KNO)
Enjoy a night out while your child engages in fun themed activities that promote socialization, health, and active living.

Kids in the Kitchen
Families with children ages three to six years old can enjoy cooking classes made just for them including baking and frosting making from scratch, a sure way to create family memories that will last for years to come.

Treetops Playgrounds
STAR Center's state-of-the-art Treetops Playgrounds include three spaces and over 5,000 sq. feet of play space for different ages and interests; providing year round fun! Learn More

Treetops Activities
Purchase a Day or Monthly Pass and get complimentary access to a variety of drop-in classes. Not valid for Group Day Passes.
Monthly Activity Schedule

Child Watch
Child Watch is a drop-in daycare service for parents while they use other areas of the facility. It is available for youth ages 6 months to 8 years during designated times.
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Additional Classes & Activities

Questions? Please contact:

Aviance Tate
Youth Programs Coordinator
(253) 404-3944

Aviancet@tacomaparks.com