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Acrobatics and tumbling classes are offered

Lake Oswego Parks and Rec activities


Join Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Oct. 31 for the Harvest Festival at Millenium Plaza Park. The event will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Bring your youngsters for old-fashioned fun, games and marvelous crafts.

Dress up in your favorite costume and participate in a day filled with fun. Stroll down Trick or Treat Street and enjoy sweet treats, toys and trinkets. Plus, enjoy a live performance from Dragon Puppet Theater. Don't miss out on this fantastic fall festival.

LO Farmers’ Market

If you haven’t yet experienced the Lake Oswego Farmers Market, your last chance is coming up. Don’t miss out on this wonderful market. The market is brimming with an abundance of fresh seasonal produce, beautiful flowers and delightful treats. Millennium Brass will play from 10:30 to 12:30 on Oct. 13 as we bring the market to a close for yet another wonderful season. See you at the market.

Gymnastics

Students will learn the basics of tumbling and acrobatics at their own pace in this positive program of progression. These classes are floor only. The introduction classes are grouped by age and time and the studio location is in West Linn. The classes are offered through a partnership with Tilton's Acrobatics and Tumbling Young Gymnasts. Tuesday, Oct. 9 to Oct. 30, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Age 4 to 6, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Age 7 to 18, $41.

Baby sitter training

Prepare your child to be the best babysitter on the block. Topics will include accident prevention, handling emergencies, first aid, child development, positive supervision and the rights and responsibilities of a good baby sitter. Register soon because this class fills up fast. Age 11 to 15, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. $103.

How is an apple like a suitcase?

The apple is really a "fruitcase." Children will eat, examine and experiment with a variety of fruit and veggies to discover that each seed can grow into another plant or tree. Come see how amazing food is. Age 5 to 8, Oct. 12, 10 to 11:30 a.m. $11.

Safe on my own

Prepare your children for situations that may occur when they are home alone. This course teaches kids about personal safety and develops independent critical thinking techniques. Age 8 to 10, Oct. 12, 1 to 3:30 p.m. $60.

Class registration information

Pre-registration is required for nearly all Parks & Recreation classes and activities. Class information is in the “Discover Active Living” catalog, available at the West End Building, also online at lakeoswegoparks.org. You may register by Internet, mail (at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Lake Oswego, 97035), drop off materials during business hours at the WEB, fax to 503-697-6579 or phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are available for Lake Oswego residents; call 503-635-0282.