Terre Haute Visitor's Guide 2019 - Page 48

Totally Kids There is never a shortage of places and activities to entertain kids. You can always find somewhere to go and something happening that will make your kids smile. The options are endless and having fun is a sure bet! The New Year’s Noon balloon drop falls over the crowd at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum. The Bouncin Barn 2509 S 1st Street (812) 299-5867 The Bouncin Barn has an inflatable area for kids to jump, bounce and climb. They also have a gym and basketball area. There is a 4 and under toddler area and something for the parents as well, a hay loft in the top so parents can watch their kids play and there’s WiFi there too. Ryves Youth Center 1356 Locust Street (812) 235-1265 www.ccthin.org  Ryves Youth Center is a safe-haven which fosters a positive sense of self-worth through programs that promote physical, educational and social development for youth in our communities. We offer crisis intervention, cooking and food service training, preschool for homeless and at-risk youth, tutoring, Scouts, organized sports, a computer lab, after-school snacks and evening meals every weekday. Backpacks with food for the weekend are provided on Fridays. Programs are provided at no financial cost. Terre Haute Boys and Girls Club 924 N 13th Street (812) 232-2046 www.thbgc.org Activities rule at the Boys and Girls Club! The non-profit organization serves ages 5-18. Programming offered: game room, arts and crafts, computer room, music room and learning center. The Club also offers winter and summer basketball programs, pre-school basketball and flag football, gym programs, plus an Early Bird day camp program in summer, offering structured programming plus field trips. Also, football, volleyball and indoor soccer. Free tutoring also available. Meals and snacks provided daily. Wabash Valley Community Tennis Association, Inc. P.O. Box 6004 (812) 240-1823 www.tennisbubble.com This program offers a free tennis clinic for kids in kindergarten to 8th grade on Tuesday/Thursdays from 11am to noon. It also offers an intermediate/advanced afternoon program Monday through Thursday for $300 from 1-4 pm. Both clinics are held at South Vigo High School.* For more information, call Jami Patterson at 812-240-1823. *The dates for the program are June 3 - July 18. Terre Haute Miss Softball America Complex at 1050 W Jones Drive (812) 235-0787 (Diamond Softball Academy) eteamz.active.com/thmsa Girls ages 4-18 can learn to play ball with Miss Softball America. Spring league April through June, fall league September through October. Check out the Diamond Softball Academy, an indoor softball complex with 3 pitching areas, 2 batting 48 • Guide to Terre Haute | TOTALLY KIDS cages and 6 individual training stations. Local coaches often available to work with players in clinics or for one-on-one instruction. Call (812) 235-0787 for details. Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department 1110 Girl Scout Lane Parks Office: (812) 232-0147 (812) 232-2727 www.terrehaute.in.gov/parks Grab your tennis racket, swimming suit and athletic shoes and head out to the park. Summer camps, classes and activities are scheduled year round. There’s always something to do. Have your parents call for a Parks & Recreation Activity Guide which describes an entire year’s worth of fun. Terre Haute Quarter Midget Races 3150 S. Houseman Street www.thqma.com Racing for youths, ages 5-16, starting at 3 p.m. Saturdays, April through October. Admission for all races is free. For additional information, visit the web site. Vigo County Youth Soccer Association 990 W Springhill Drive (812) 466-0900 www.vcysa.org Come play soccer with all your friends! The 2019 season of VCYSA has over 1,200 players on over 100 teams in recreation and travel leagues with more joining every year. Kids as young as 4 can participate in either