Banana Splits
Loading Map....

Date(s) - 01/30/2014 - 03/27/2014
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pioneer Columbus Community Center, Des Moines,


This program focuses on enhancing your little ones confidence, balance & eye hand coordination. Participants learn how to be a better listener, improve motor skills & concentration. Children with the aid of their adult companion learn together. It’s for anyone 3 years & older that would benefit from developing better balance, rhythm, muscle coordination, social interaction, listening skills, patience & learning with new friends. Parents, grandparents, siblings, guardians are invited to bring their child to learn with others. Participants will use the following equipment balance beam, climbing wall, parachutes, tumbling mats, agility equipment, Imagination playground equipment (extra large sized tinker toys coated foam shapes), nerf balls, etc. Banana Splits offers a great opportunity for developing your little ones life skills, in a fun & safe environment. Together you & your child will participate in structured 15 minute intervals of learning. You will see improvements in self confidence, patience, listening skills and coordination. Parents, grandparents, Home schooled, babysitters, day cares, etc bring their children to “Banana Splits”. The last Thursday of the month participate in making your own Banana Split treat at noon. Participants must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Road teams still perfect in MLB postseason


The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays finished with the American League's best records during the regular season, but they find themselves trailing in the division series after dropping their openers.

in National

House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

in National

Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.

in Sports

Blatter appeals FIFA suspension


Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee.

in Lifestyle

(Almost) everyone is on social media these days


Social media usage among American adults has ballooned in the past decade with about two-thirds now on social networking sites, Pew Research Center says.