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Friday, September 30, 2022

Homeschool Art and P.E. programs returning to Brick City Adventure Park

The Marion County Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back its Homeschool Wednesdays program for the 2022-2023 school year, and registration is now open.

The interactive weekly program for local homeschooled children begins on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at Brick City Adventure Park located at 1211 SE 22nd Road in Ocala.

Homeschool Wednesdays includes two programs, Art and Physical Education (P.E.), and both programs are separated into the following age groups: ages 5 to 8 and ages 9 to 12.

The Art and P.E. programs will feature a different theme for each month, and all necessary materials and equipment will be provided to each child. Those themes will include:

  • September 2022 – Sketch Booking (Art) and Wiffle Ball (P.E.).
  • October 2022 – Art in the Shadows (Art) and Flag Football (P.E.).
  • November 2022 – Clay Leaf Bowls (Art) and Track & Field (P.E.).
  • December 2022 – Melted Crayon Ornaments (Art) and Soccer (P.E.).
  • January 2023 – Rock and Wire Mobile (Art) and Omega Ball (P.E.).
  • February 2023: Weaving a Watercolor (Art) and Ultimate Frisbee (P.E.).
  • March 2023: Weaving a Watercolor (Art) and Kickball (P.E.).
  • April 2023: Line Painting Flowers (Art) and Kids Choice (P.E.).

On each Wednesday, beginning on September 7, 2022, through April 26, 2023, children ages 9 to 12 will participate in the activities from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and children ages 5 to 8 will take part in the fun from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

There is a $20 fee per month to participate in the Art program and a $12 monthly fee for the P.E. program.

For more information, or to register, visit the Marion County Parks and Recreation Department programs webpage or call 352-671-8560.