E-Newsletter 2/8/17
Baseball

Youth Baseball, Softball & Tot-Ball Registration Begins March 6th

The Republic Parks & Recreation Department will be accepting registrations beginning on Monday, March 6 for the Youth Baseball, Softball, and Tot-Ball leagues. Information on all available leagues can be found below:

  • 3 & 4 Year Olds: Tot-Ball (Co-Ed), Must be 3 by May 15, 2017
  • 5 & 6 Year Olds: T-Ball or 6U Coach Pitch, Age as of January 1, 2017
  • 7 & 8 Year Olds: Coach Pitch, Age as of January 1, 2017
  • 9 & 10 Year Olds: Player Pitch, Age as of January 1, 2017
  • 11 & 12 Year Olds: Player Pitch, Age as of January 1, 2017
  • 13 & 14 Year Olds: Player Pitch (Softball Only), Age as of January 1, 2017 

The team fee for Youth Baseball & Softball is $300.00 per team with a $25.00 discount for resident teams (includes nine games). The team fee for Tot-Ball is $115.00 per team with a $15.00 discount for resident teams (includes seven games). The Youth Baseball, Softball, and Tot-Ball games begin the week of May 15. All games will be played at the Bervin White Memorial Baseball/Softball Complex located at 711 E. Miller Road.

The deadline to register is Friday, April 7. For more information or to register your team or individual for the program, please contact (417) 732-3500.  This program will rely heavily on volunteer coaches to make it successful. 


Summer Recreation Day Camp

Summer Recreation Registration to Begin March 6th

The Republic Parks & Recreation Department will begin “Early Bird” registration for the Summer Recreation Day Camp on Monday, March 6 at 8:00 a.m. at the Republic Community Center. Summer Recreation Day Camp is offered during the summer months for children ages 6 (or have completed kindergarten) – 12. Campers are given the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities during the summer including gym games, various clubs, crafts, field trips, frequent visits to the Republic Aquatic Center, and more. Past field trips have included the IMAX Theater, Incredible Pizza, Titanic Museum, Discovery Center, Sky Zone, Wild Animal Safari, Springfield Skateland, Fantastic Caverns, Village Pottery, Sunshine Lanes, and many more exciting locations! 

The Summer Recreation Day Camp runs Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (there will be no camp on Monday, May 29 or Tuesday, July 4). The cost for the program is $85.00 per child, per week ($10.00 discount for additional children in the family). If your child will be attending Summer School, the fee is $40.00 per child, per week ($5.00 discount for additional children in the family) during the four weeks of Summer School only. There are no discounted fees available for part-time. All field trips and activities are included in the weekly rates. Campers are required to bring a lunch and a snack to camp with them each day.

The first 120 people registered for the Summer Recreation Day Camp program are considered “Early Birds” and will receive priority when registering for each week of camp. “Early Birds” may choose to pay for the entire summer up front and receive a $5.00 discount per child, per week (all 11 weeks of camp MUST be paid for up front to receive the discount). “Early Birds” may also choose to pay for all weeks needed in advance, or follow the Payment Schedule if paying week by week. The Payment Schedule will be given out at the time of registration explaining the process in greater detail. At least one week of camp must be paid for at the time of registration.  Enrollment forms will be available at the Republic Community Center or online at www.republicmo.com.  


School's Out Program - Spring Break

School’s Out Program will be offered during Spring Break (following the Republic School District calendar). Activities and field trips are planned to ensure a fun-filled day for the children. A sack lunch and a snack are required each day.  Payment is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable. A minimum of 10 children must be registered 48 hours prior to each date in order to run the program.The program is available for ages 6 (or in kindergarten) through 12 and runs from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. The cost is $20 per child, per day. A schedule of field trips can be found below:

  • March 13: Russell Stover & Finley River Park
  • March 14: Fantastic Caverns
  • March 15: Ripley's Believe It Or Not
  • March 16: Wild Animal Safari
  • March 17: Republic Warrior Sports

Note: Due to staffing requirements and pre-payment for field trip costs, School’s Out Program fees are non-refundable. Refunds or credits will not be given for children who sign up for the program and then withdraw. 



Registration for Tot Academy Begins Today

The Republic Parks & Recreation Department is offering a new session of Tot Academy beginning Friday, March 17! Each four-week session of Tot Academy is themed and will include lessons, story time, activities, crafts and a snack. The theme for the next session is “Things that Fly”! Classes are held on Friday mornings for toddlers ages 2-5. The cost is $20.00 per toddler. One parent/guardian is required to stay in the classroom with their child. This session will run through Friday, April 7. Pre-registration with payment is required and opens on Friday, February 24.


Early Bird RAC Passes

Early Bird RAC Passes on Sale Through March 17

The Republic Aquatic Center is offering discounted “Early Bird” Season Passes for the 2017 season through March 17, 2017.  Pricing information is as follows:

2017 Resident Season Pass (Single/Initial Family Member)
Regular Price: $100.00; 'Early Bird' Price: $85.00, Savings: $15.00

2017 Resident Season Pass (Each Additional Family Member)
Regular Price: $20.00; 'Early Bird' Price: $15.00; Savings: $5.00

2017 Non-Resident Season Pass (Single/Initial Family Member)
Regular Price: $120.00; 'Early Bird' Price: $105.00; Savings: $15.00

2017 Non-Resident Season Pass (Each Additional Family Member)
Regular Price: $25.00; 'Early Bird' Price: $20.00; Savings: $5.00


Season passes make great gifts for the kids!  “Early Bird” passes can be purchased at the Republic Community Center front desk.  Please note that “The Huna” is not included in the price of a season pass; those wishing to ride this specialty attraction must pay a $2.00 daily fee. 



The Amp Logo

2017 Amp Movie Schedule

The Republic Parks & Recreation Department has released the schedule for the 2017 season at The Amp!  The Amp, located within J.R. Martin Park (300 E. Hines in Republic), features permanent seating for 500+, lawn and mulch viewing areas, a 20’ x 65’ performance stage, a 15’ tall on-stage truss system, a 16’ x 10’ movie screen, and much more. 

Mark your calendar for Opening Night scheduled for Friday, April 21!  The evening will feature local magician Josh Farley for a 45-minute show followed by Disney’s Aladdin on the big screen at approximately 8:30 p.m.  Activities begin at 7:00 p.m. and admission is FREE!

See the 2017 movie schedule below and mark your calendars! All activities accompanying the movie showings can be found at www.theamprepublic.com by March 1.

  • Friday, April 21: Aladdin
  • Friday, May 5: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Saturday, May 20: Moana
  • Friday, June 16: Hitch
  • Saturday, July 15: Finding Dory
  • Friday, August 4: Top Gun
  • Saturday, September 9: The Jungle Book (2016)
  • Saturday, September 23: Zootopia
  • Saturday, October 14: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
  • Friday, October 27: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial


Want more information about a program?

For more information about any of our programs, call us at 732-3500, visit us online at www.republicmo.com, or like us on Facebook!


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