top of page
Excited Children in Science Class
Babysitting Basics NEW!

A must for beginning babysitters! Safety, child-tending skills and basic first aid are covered. A workbook is also given to take home. Receive a certificate upon completion of class. Participants should bring a doll to class.

WeGo Workshop 

Engage your STEAM skills and showcase your imagination as you create fun projects! Every month there will be something exciting and new to make and take. Supervised and assisted by ARC staff.

May - Green Thumb Gardening - Join us to craft a planter and start your own mini garden.

June - Giant Bubbles - We'll mix up our own solutions, create our own wands, and experiment to make super-sized bubbles!

July - Bottle Rockets - Design your rocket, engineer your launch pad and 3-2-1... We'll have a blast as we see how high our rockets will fly!

August - Solar Ovens - Create your very own pizza box solar oven to harness the power of the sun and make a delicious treat!



Tot Rock, Kid Rock I & Kid Rock II

Wiggle, giggle, dance and sway, have some fun the Rock 'n' Kids way! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are movement-based learning and imaginative play classes with music. All class procedures are designed to keep staff and students safe. Activities are age appropriate by class and will include songs and rhymes, rhythm and coordination, fine and gross motor, imagination and sensory, listening and following directions skills. With a focus on STEAM learning, each session will have a new educational theme! Join us for music that really can't be "beat"!

Tot Rock

1 year with parent

Kid Rock I

2-3 years with parent

Kid Rock II

3-5 Years

Parent's Night Out

Parents, we've got you covered! Drop the kids off at the ARC Center and enjoy a night out. Kids will enjoy a pizza dinner and participate in games, crafts, and staff supervised free-play in the TreeTop Escape and gym while you relax.


Magic Classes

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks. Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more. While the tricks appear difficult, you will discover they are easy to learn and perform. All materials are provided, and each participant receives a magic kit to take home. New tricks are always on the agenda, so even if you have attended a magic class previously, you will learn new tricks each time. Class will be held at Bartlett Community Center.

Young Rembrandts

This class will awaken the inner Artist! We explore all the basics of visual arts in a fun and confident setting that ensures success for every child. Basic drawing portraits, action and cartooning. Students complete different projects and learn to draw whimsical characters, animals, everyday objects and action scenes.


June 23—Scott Piner Magic
The Magic of Scott Piner provides Chicagoland audiences with his unique blend of humor and magical entertainment through intimate, interactive performances. He is sure to create a memorable experience! 


July 7—The Headspin Guy
Do you like to dance and spin? Headspin Guy’s high-energy entertainment and gravity-defying moves will keep kids dancing, playing and moving around.

July 21—Miss Make Believe
Chicagoland’s favorite entertainer for kids! Hilarious, unique, kind and artful, Miss Make-Believe captivates the imaginations of people of all ages through magic, handmade props and lots of laughter! 

August 4—Leonardo Music
Bring your dancing shoes and best air guitar moves - it's time to go rockin' with Leonardo! He performs a humorous, high-energy concert that entertains, educates, and empowers all little rockers. Get ready to sing along to familiar hits and some movin' and groovin' original songs! 

August 11—Traveling World of Reptiles
Enjoy an up-close, live, and interactive experience about reptiles from around the world. Education and humor are blended to form a totally original experience that makes the presentation every bit as entertaining as it is educational.


Select Fridays in June, July, and August

11am - 12pm

bottom of page