What's New This Fall

The Fall Activity Guide has new and unique opportunities to offer this year. From new dance classes to experiences for adults, we have expanded our repertoire to provide activities and classes everyone can enjoy.

Modern Dance for Preschoolers | Ages 3 - 5

Your little one will love the fun dance warm-up, games and a bit of relaxation and stamps to wrap-up this 45-minute class. Offered at Whitney Community Center on Wednesday in the fall. Learn more on page 8 of the guide.

Street Theater | Ages 9 - 12

In this class, participants will learn different styles of street entertainment and performance. From busking to magic, percussion to slapstick and much more, budding entertainers will hone their skills and learn new passions. Flip to page 19 of the Activity Guide to learn more.

Code with Your Grandkids or Kids | Adult + Child (Ages 7 - 12)

Explore coding and puzzles with your elementary school aged grandchild or child. This class will cover the fundamentals of coding (computer science). Classes are held at the Dick Eardley Senior Center throughout September. Click here to learn more.

Journey to Gorongosa | Ages 7 - 12

Visit the zoo’s new Gorongosa National Park Exhibit and get a behind the scenes perspective of the animals and conservation efforts in Africa! Offered during the school break (Nov. 26). More details on page 22 of the guide.

Environmental Education for Adults

Explore Boise’s backyard and learn more about our environment with a series of new programs for adults. From Friday night adult earthworks events at the Boise WaterShed to the Foothills Learning Center’s Hiking Club, you’ll love these new opportunities to be active and meet new people. Details on these new offerings are listed on page 31 of the Activity Guide.

Lifetime and Leisure Trips | Ages 62+

Boise Parks and Recreation’s Lifetime and Leisure program is popular for a reason! We plan a variety of opportunities to get out and experience Boise and the surrounding area – and transportation is available from one or more of the department’s community centers. New day trips added for fall include tours of Boise City Hall to learn more about its history and use, a visit to a local coffee roaster, a tour of Boise’s historic Egyptian Theatre and more. Check out all of the fall trips on pages 42-45 of the guide.

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