Due to Covid-19, Sparks is cancelled for 2020!

Children ages 6 to 8 will have their afternoon filled with games, introduction to basic sports skills, stories, crafts, snacks and a field trip that will provide great summertime fun. Sparks provides a perfect atmosphere for creative play and socialization. Participants must be age 6 by the first day of class. Class size is limited so enroll early!   The class minimum size is eight participants and the maximum is 24 in each class.

Information Sheet

Please complete the Participant Information Sheet to help make this a great experience for your child and return it to the Parks and Recreation office prior to the first class.


  • Days: Monday / Wednesday / Friday
  • Session 1: June 8 to 26
  • Session 2: July 6 to 24
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Location: Community Building in Riverview Park (by Riverview campground, 402 Woodland Street)
  • Cost $35 per session (includes shirt)


Register Online early to ensure available space.  

Follow our Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page, local radio stations (AM 1230-KFJB, FM 101.1-KIX, AM 1090-KDAO or FM99.5-KDAO) or call (641) 754-5715 option 2 for updates. Click “Notify Me” to enroll and receive weather related notifications or cancellations via text or email of your choosing.