Dribble, pass, shoot and score with this instructional basketball program. Participants will learn basic and advanced fundamentals in a fun group setting before moving into game play. Parent/Volunteer Coaches will be needed! Grades: 1st - 4th    Start month: January


Baseball/Softball (1st - 2nd)

Participants will be placed on teams and assigned coaches. Boys & girls play together. Parent/Volunteer Coaches are needed to make this program work! Start month: mid-May


Baseball/Softball (3rd - 4th, 5th - 6th)

We will be offering the opportunity to join a traveling baseball & softball team that will play games against other local communities.  Baseball team and softball team! Volunteer coaches are needed for this program. Start month: May



This program is a fun introduction to America’s favorite pastime of baseball/softball! Participants will have a BLAST as they learn to bat and field on teams of 4-6 players. No gloves are required since the focus will primarily be on the offensive components of the game. There will be two sessions available. Ages: 4 & 5, not Kindergarten    Start Month: May


Cheerleading Camp

Kids will learn cheerleading skills and techniques from the Viking cheerleaders during a week in September. They will then perform during the V/S football game on that Friday. This camp is in partnership with the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Cheerleading Squad! Grades: K - 5th    Start month: September


Flag Football

Are you ready for some football? You are invited to participate in this instructional program. Equal participation and fun for everyone. Volunteer Coaches/Parents will be needed! Grades: K - 6th    Start month: September


Floor Hockey

New time of year! Work up a sweat hitting a puck around just like the big leaguers but without all the skates and ice! Just lacing up a pair of regular shoes, being a part of a team, and the desire to get some high-quality exercise are the only requirements to enjoy this popular, high octane activity. Grades: 1st - 6th    Start month: November



Get into the swing of summer with this instructional golf program. The fact that participants also get to play the course on the final day continues to keep this program shooting better than par! This program is made possible through VPRD’s partnership with the Vinton Country Club. No membership needed. Grades: K - 6th    Start month: May


Kiddie Kickers

Kids will get a kick out of playing games with each other after learning the fundamentals. Grade: Kindergarten    Start month: April



Practice for a few days and then play a LaxFest tournament in Center Point on a Saturday! Grade: 1st - 4th Start month: April


Little Dunkers

Learn the basics of dribbling, passing and shooting at our Kindergarten basketball camp!  Grade: Kindergarten    Start month: March


Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet

Let your children race to the finish at our local Live Healthy Iowa Kids Track Meet! Ages 9-14 year olds who finish first places in their event will be able to race at the State Meet. Date: May 14


Mini Golf League

Test out your putting skills in this mini golf league that will meet once a week in the month of July. Each participant will enjoy a complimentary lunch before playing 18 holes of mini golf with friends. Grades: 1st - 6th    Month: July


Pee-Wee Mini Sports

Play all the sports the big kids do! This program helps youngsters learn basic motor skills such as throwing, running, kicking, batting, and catching as well as the basic rules of major sports. A parent/caregiver must be present. Two sessions available! Ages: 3 - 5    Start month: February (Morning Session only available!)


Strider Class

Strider Class is designed for kids 18 months to 3 years.  We will teach the fundamentals of bike riding and give your youngster a feeling of freedom on 2 wheels in a fun environment. **Helmet is required, VPRD will NOT supply. Start month: March


Summer Camp

Activities include crafts, laughs, games and tons of fun! Three sessions available! Grades: K - 4th    Start month: June


Swim Lessions

Please go to the Swimming Lessons page to learn more about our swim lessons!



A great way to get your child introduced to the game of baseball. Learn the basic skills and be a part of a team. Volunteer Coaches/Parents will be needed! Grades: Kindergarten    Start month: June


Track Camp

On your marks…get set…GO! Little speedsters participating in this program will learn valuable track and field skills! This program is in partnership with the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Track Teams! Grades: K - 6th    Start month: April

Tot Lot

Romp, stomp and play! We have the setup to meet your children’s activity and social needs this winter. With toddler toys ranging from ball and blocks to tunnels and mats, there is certainly no shortage of action here. Designed specifically for children pre-school age and younger. Start month: November



Learn basic skills of volleyball in this fun program. This program is in partnership with the Vinton-Shellsburg High School Volleyball Team. Grades: 1st - 6th    Start month: September