Republic Parks & Recreation May Fun Guide

Mary Poppins Returns at The Amp June 14

Join us for our popular "Kids Take the Mic" Night starting at 7:00 p.m.! We'll have a song list available for the kiddos to choose from and show off their vocals on stage. Crafts, games, and other activities will also be available. Mary Poppins Returns will begin at 8:45 p.m. 

Mary Poppins Returns

Yoga Is Back at The Amp June 20

We are bringing Yoga back to The Amp on Thursday, June 20! This class will be led by Emery Bryant and will begin at 7:30 p.m. Class is $5.00/person. Stop by the Republic Community Center or give us a call at 732-3500 to register. Participants should bring their own yoga mat and water.
Yoga at The Amp

Have-A-Blast Coming June 28

The City of Republic will host the 23rd Annual Have-A-Blast Patriotic Celebration on Friday, June 28 with activities starting at 6:00 p.m.! Join us for a night of fun including an inflatable zone, face painting, fireworks, and a performance by the popular local 80’s tribute band Members Only. Admission is FREE; food vendors and activities will require a fee. Have-A-Blast is held at J.R. Martin Park, located at 300 E. Hines in Republic. Thank you to our presenting sponsors American Family Insurance - Brandon Self Agency and Blake Cantrell Real Estate!

Have-A-Blast Celebration

Become a VIP with the Volunteers in Parks Program

Want to become more involved in your community? Would you like to have fun while giving back? If so, then consider becoming a Volunteer in Parks (VIP) with Republic Parks & Recreation. There are several volunteer opportunities available in the coming months including Have-A-Blast, Tigger & Tiger Tri, the got Mud? Run and various Amp events throughout the summer.

If you have any interest in becoming a VIP member, please fill out an interest form on our website at or contact Chelsea Small at

Volunteers in Parks Program

Upcoming Camps & Clinics

Republic Parks & Recreation is offering several new camps and clinics this summer. Find more information about each one below.

Archery Camp: June 17-20; 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Brookline Park; $50
This camp for ages 8-14 covers range safety, equipment, and the fundamentals of archery shooting.
Evangel Soccer Camp: June 24, 25 & 27; 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Garoutte Field;  $25 for ages 4-6, $40 for ages 7 and older
The goal of this camp for ages 4-13 is to provide a safe, fun, and competitive environment to allow each player to develop their technical and tactical skills and then apply those skills to the game. Campers will be trained by college coaches and players! Ages 4-6 will attend from 6:00-7:00 pm. Ages 7 and older will attend from 6:00-8:00 pm. June 27 will conclude with a game and parents and fans are invited to come and cheer!
Goal Keeper Clinic: June 26; 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Garoutte Field; $15
This one day clinic for ages 8-14 digs into the technique of one of the most overlooked positions on the field. Most camps and league coaches focus on the field players. This session will teach proper technique for the fundamentals of goal keeping and then allow players to apply those techniques in a final goal keeper shoot out challenge. Sign up for both the Evangel Soccer Camp and the Goal Keeper Clinic together for $50 (a $5 savings).
Challenger Soccer Camp: July 8-11; 8:30-10:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Garoutte Field; $96
This camp for ages 9-14 features Challenger’s 1,000 touches curriculum and focuses on individual foot skills, fakes, moves and turns, freestyle soccer, dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, heading, tackling, defending, and the Camp World Cup!
All Sports Camp: July 15-18; 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Miller Park; $35
This camp is for every child. The purpose? To get children outdoors, active, and having fun over the summer. Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for this camp featuring kick ball, dodgeball, wiffle ball, relay races, tag games, and on the final day water games!
Tennis Camp: July 22-25; 5:30-7:00 p.m. at JR Martin Park Tennis Courts; $45
This camp for ages 6-14 will teach basic and intermediate skills including forehand, back hand, volley and serve. Fun drills, games, and match play will be incorporated into lessons so your child will be learning and having a good time! Even better, this camp is hosted by Dan Vales, David Smashey, and the Republic High School Tennis teams!
Volleyball Camp: July 29-31; 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Republic Community Center; $45
This camp for ages 6-13 hosted by Premier Volleyball will teach technique and include fun games and activities.

Registration for all summer camps and clinics with the exception of the Challenger Soccer Camp can be completed at the Republic Community Center. Registration for the Challenger Soccer Camp can be completed online.

Camps & Clinics

Toddler Programming

Calling all parents of toddlers! Be sure to mark your calendar for these programs throughout the summer:

Toddler Open Gym
During the summer months, Toddler Open Gym will be offered on Monday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Age appropriate toys and activities will be available for your child in addition to our inflatable tiger bounce house! This is a great opportunity for your child to run off extra energy and interact with other children in the community. Each session is $2.00 per toddler.

Munchkin Movie Day
The monthly Munchkin Movie Day will be held this Friday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. We’ll be showing the movie Ploey. The Munchkin Movie is held the first Friday of each month and is FREE for families to attend. FREE popcorn and movie related activities will also be available.
Upcoming Toddler Programs

Summer Homeschool Gym Classes

During the summer months, Homeschool Gym will be held every Monday afternoon from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. and Friday mornings from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. with a drop-in fee of $3.00 per class. This program is also open to grades 1-12. Homeschool Gym classes will consist of group games such as kickball, volleyball, basketball, various tag games, etc. 

Homeschool Gym Summer Hours

Senior Programming

There are several programming opportunities available for seniors at the Republic Community Center. Programs include Senior Game Days, the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, Senior Wii Bowling and the monthly Senior Movie. More information on each program can be found on our website
Senior Programming

Fall Youth Baseball & Softball Leagues

We are offering a NEW fall baseball and softball league this year for 8U, 10U and 12U. Registration will open on June 24 and will run through July 17. The league starts the week of August 12. Team fees are $175 for resident teams and $200 for non-resident teams.

Fall Youth Baseball & Softball

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

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