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Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Program and Events for February

Looking for something to do?  Check out the latest programs that Sandpoint Parks and Recreation has to offer.  Experience the Possibilities with Sandpoint Parks and Recreation!


      Open Gym: Sundays 2:30-4pm FREE (Except Feb. 7th)

      ECO Art Feb, (March Tues. or Thurs.)

      Beginner Cooking Feb. (March Tues. or Thurs.)



      Health, Beauty, and Wellness (February, Wednesdays early or late session)

      Cooking on a Budget Feb. (March Tues. or Thurs.)

      Decision Making in the Backcountry - Feb. 10th 6pm FREE!



      Discounted "Create" Workshop Friday, Feb. 19th 4-7pm





Open Gym Basketball continues! Open gym will begin Sunday, January 10th at the Sandpoint High School Gym and continue each week until the middle of March. The gym will be available for girls and boys in grades 3-12 on Sunday afternoons from 2:30-4pm from Jan. 10th through Mar. 14th (Sunday, Feb. 7th is cancelled!).  Gym use for youth is free!  Special THANKS to Lake Pend Oreille School District for partnering to offer this open gym opportunity.  For more information, please call Sandpoint Parks & Rec. at 263-3613.



In these sessions we will reduce, reuse, and recycle materials that can be normally be found around the house into something beautiful and unique.  We will give these recycled items new life instead of throwing them away. (With instructor Suzy Avina).  These classes are open to ages 6-14yrs, and will be held at the Sandpoint Community Hall from 4:30-5:15pm.  You can choose from February Session #1 offered on Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, and 23rd or February Session #2 offered on Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, and 25th.  Each session is $20 ($2 city discount) Registration deadline is Monday January 25th.


Class Features:  Blue jeans, Making memories, and Paper Art



This class is great for the beginner cook and children that want to learn the basics and do not have a lot of time to prepare something.  This class will focus on recipes, easy to know terms, nutrition, using the microwave and other simple cooking equipment.  You will also get to eat your masterpieces.  Parents are welcome to accompany your child.  Call Suzy Avina for more information: 946-6640.  This great class is open to children ages 6yrs and up, and will be held at the Sandpoint Community Hall from 3:15-4:15pm.  You have the option of enrolling in Feb. Session #1 on Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9, 23 or Feb. Session #2 on Thursdays Feb. 4, 11, 25.  The class fee is $20 ($2 city discount). The Registration deadline is Monday January 25th.


Class features: Kabobs, Surprise food, and Potatoes




Life can get stressful and money is precious these days so come and join Suzy Avina from Avina By Nature Consulting to learn how to make items just as our grandparents did.  Why buy everything you use?  Learn how to make it yourself and have fun doing it.  Know exactly what you are putting into those products for your body, and avoid the unnecessary chemicals.  This class is open to ages 12 yrs and up, it will be held Wednesdays Feb. 3, 10, and 23th at Sandpoint Community Hall, you can choose from Session #1 from 3:15-4:45pm or Session #2 from 5:30-7pm.  Class fee is $30 ($3 city discount).



Learn how to cook nutritional meals while learning how to do it on a budget.  Taught by Suzy from Avina By Nature Consulting, you will cook dinner together, learn how to make more than one meal, add organics to your diet, and learn how kids can help in the kitchen.  Also a great class to take with family!  This class is open to ages 8 and up (5-7 may attend, but must be accompanied by a parent). Come join us from 5:30-7pm at the Sandpoint Community Hall.  Session #1 is offered Tuesdays Feb. 2, 9, and 23rd.  Session #2 is offered Thursdays Feb. 4, 11, and 25th.  The cost for ages 5-12 is $20 & ages 13 and up $29 ($2 city disc.)  Registration deadline is Monday January 25th.


Class Features: The many ways of casserole, Indoor grilling, and Vegetables, the main attraction. 



This winter the Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center will introduce topics concerning “Decision making in the backcountry”.  Topics discussed will include; route finding, hazard evaluation, group dynamics, and human factors.  We will go over scenarios to facilitate discussion and stimulate thought provoking issues. This will be an interactive presentation focusing on winter conditions in North Idaho utilizing slides and video.  A variety of recreational user groups from skiers to snowshoers and snowmobilers, and multiple age groups, are the target audience for these two workshops.  Pre-register at Sandpoint Parks and Recreation.  Session #2 will be held on February 10th, starting at 6pm in the downstairs conference room in the new county building in Sandpoint, west of town on the way to dover.




Come and get creative with Suzy from Avina By Nature Consulting and friends for a workshop that won’t break your wallet.  These workshops are a way of thanking the community and giving back.  Each workshop can include art, health, beauty, nutrition, herbs, aromatherapy, gardening, organizing your life, or taking care of your skin and body.  Idaho virtual academy students will also be there collecting food for the food bank so please bring a can of food or non-perishable item to help if you can.  The February workshop will be held on Friday, Feb. 19th at Community Hall from 4-7pm.  Come enjoy other community members while using your creative side! 

Fees per workshop: $3.00 for ages 13 and up/ $2.00 for ages 6 to 12 (Younger ages are free!)

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Jason Wiley Jason Wiley is the Recreation Supervisor for the city of Sandpoint's Parks and Rec Department.

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