Themed Events For Kids

Story Time +

Come spend the morning at Kids First and enjoy a story and crafts lead by the Cedar Rapids Library.  Following that is play time to burn off some energy on our large, padded, indoor playground.

  • First Wednesday of every month:
  • 2017: Sep 6, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6
  • 2018: Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2
  • 9:15-9:45am Story Time
  • 9:45-10:15am Free time

Cost:  FREE

We know your kids have more then 30 minutes of energy!  Come enjoy an additional hour of play time from 10:15-11:00am!

  • From 10:15-11:00am, days that story time are offered
  • $5/child, max of $12 per family
  • $12 for in home day cares, with 3 or more kids
Princess Tea Party +

Spend the afternoon as a real princess! Be sure to wear your pretty princess dress for this royal event. We will spend the afternoon having a princess tea party, complete with juice and cookies and one of our favorite princess stories. The afternoon will include having our nails painted, a fun scavenger hunt around the gym looking for the lost Royal Jewels and free time!

The following Saturdays:

  • 2017: September 9, November 11
  • 2018: February 10, April 14

Ages 3-7 years are welcome from 3:30-5:00pm.
Price: $16

St. Patrick’s Day +

Join us for a real Irish celebration! We will make fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts and play exciting games including search for the hidden leprechaun gold and trying to catch a leprechaun! The day wouldn’t be complete without making a delicious St. Paddy’s treat for the kids to take home and enjoy! We will enjoy some delicious pizza and of course have free time!

Saturday, March 17, 2018, This will replace Parents’ Night Out

Ages 5-14 years are welcome from 6:30-9:30pm.
Price: $25

Easter Egg Hunt +

Come join Kids First for an Easter egg hunt and a visit from the Easter Bunny!  Our event will also include making an Easter craft, racing in a relay game and free time in the gym.  Be sure to bring your camera for pictures with our Easter Bunny!

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Available times are 1:00-2:00pm and 2:15-3:15pm.
Price: $10 per child

Halloween “Monster Mash” Bash +

Come dressed in your favorite costume to the Kids First Haunted House! We will spend the evening with a costume contest and dancing to songs like the Monster Mash. We will play all sorts of Halloween inspired games, like Mummy Races and make a spooky craft! The night wouldn’t be complete without some Halloween “Feel Boxes”. Do you have what it takes to plunge your hand into a mystery box, filled with anything from worms to eyeballs?! We will have free time and enjoy some delicious pizza!  Don’t miss out on this spook-tacular event!

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Ages 5-14 years are welcome from 6:30-9:30pm.
Price: $25

Reindeer Games +

It’s Christmas time, and what better way to celebrate the fun holiday then playing all sorts of winter games! We will have an indoor snowball fight and make a fun holiday craft. Elf on a Shelf will be here as well, with hidden treats that we will have to search for! The night wouldn’t be complete without singing some of our favorite Christmas carols and enjoying some hot cocoa. We will have free time and enjoy some delicious pizza!

Saturday, December 16, 2017, This will replace Parents’ Night Out

Ages 5-14 years are welcome from 6:30-9:30pm.
Price: $25

New Year’s Overnight Celebration +

This will be an evening of games, pizza, snacks and crafts ending with a girls-night-only slumber party at the gym.  In the morning breakfast will be served right before pickup!  Your kids will have a blast bringing in the new year with noise makers and the works.

Wednesday December 31, 2017 to Thursday January 1st, 2018

Ages 5-14 are welcome from 6:30pm to 8:00am.

Price: $45

  • Monster Mash
    Monster Mash
  • Reindeer Games
    Reindeer Games
  • Princess Tea Party
    Princess Tea Party
  • Story Time
    Story Time

We provide fun filled special themed events to put the biggest smile on your kids faces.  We cover all the major holidays with special events, including: Halloween, Christmas, St Patricks, Easter Egg Hunt, Mother’s Day & Father’s Day!

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Contact Information

Kids First Gymnastics
4900 Bowling Street SW, Ste 200
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Phone: (319) 365-1454

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