Homeschool Ice Skating, Roller Skating and Swimming – Oh my!

Looking for some activities for your homeschool children as the weather turns cooler and sends us inside?  We have picked a few days each month and designated them as a time to meet up  and get active with other homeschool families.

Ice Skating –   14316799_683080798525241_4010802826406122912_n

WMU Lawson Ice Arena in Kalamazoo offers open skate Monday-Thursday from 12:00-12:50 p.m.

All homeschoolers are invited to meet for open skate on the 1st Thursday in October, November, December, January, February and March. Please arrive at 11:50 to allow time for lacing your skates. (Skating will start right at 12:00.)

Admission is only $1 and skate rental is $1.

** Sizes under 10 for kids are limited and they do go down to a size 7.
**Parents are NOT allowed to walk on the ice without skates.
**Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
**Parking in the back is free.
**We will do our best to let you know if Lawson has closed for the day. You can call their cancellation hotline 269-387-3046 to make sure they are open.

*This event is organized by Kalamazoo HEART, but all homeschoolers are encouraged to come regardless of program affiliation.

Roller Skating – 10360465_10205531441677747_8236156571199826717_n.jpg

Rollerworld of Kalamazoo offers a discounted rollerskating time for all Homeschoolers. It is the 2nd Tuesday from October-May.

Cost is $5 per person skating and includes regular skates. Or $20 per family max. Rollerblades can be rented for an extra $2.

This in not a Kalamazoo HEART event, we are helping Rollerworld spread the word to the homeschool community.

Swimming – 14264017_683106215189366_9105198554852023495_n

Allegan Aquatics offers a FAMILY FUN TIME every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 am -12 pm.

All homeschooling families are invited to enjoy their Leisure Pool with a lazy river, slide, fountains, and warm water, perfect for families with younger children, on the 3rd Thursday in October, November, December, January, February and March. Please arrive at 10:45 to allow time to change.

Admission is $3 Adults + 1 child under 5, $1 each additional child under age 5 and $2 children ages 5-17.
**Swim Diapers available for purchase for $1

This event is created by Kalamazoo HEART but, is open to all homeschooling families regardless of program affiliation.

The Leisure Pool is a 4-feet maximum depth, warmer water (~84º fahrenheit) pool with special features including a 80-feet long by 6-feet wide lazy river, a zero depth entry wading pool with 4-feet tall water slide and a 20 feet by 40 feet, 3-lane lessons pool which can be used for warm up and warm down during large competitions. Underwater bench seating adds to the leisure. The Leisure pool area has less-ample deck space than the competition pool, but also offers built-in bench seating for 150.

You can find these events each month on our Facebook Page.

We plan 1 – 3 additional field trips each month . Join our group page on Facebook to get all the details.


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