FitLit Kids


Reading Giraffe & Playball



FitLit Kids is excited to kick off 2024 at River Trail Elementary!
Created by local author Derick Wilder, Reading Giraffe is the place where where books run wild! By making stories interactive, fun, & ACTIVE adventures, our goal is to create lifelong readers. With fun new titles each session, our curriculum utilizes  “The Whole Book Approach” from The Eric Carle Museum to immerse children in picture books, turning tales into exciting adventures in learning!

Playball has been teaching kids around the world for over 35 years, with a mission of improving children's lives through our sports programs! Each session contains a fresh set of sporty games and activities that introduce students to 7 sports--football, soccer, baseball, basketball, kickball, tennis, and volleyball. Our creative, low-pressure environment encourages boys and girls of all athletic abilities to join in the fun!

Reading Giraffe (Wednesdays): February 7 - May 1 (12 classes)
Playball (Fridays): February 2 - May 10 (10 classes)

​​Registration can be made for either program or for both.
Programs are for students in grades K - 3.
Cost: Reading Giraffe $150Playball $125

All classes run from 2:15 to 3:15pm.
At release time, students will meet the Coaches in the MUSIC ROOM (Reading Giraffe)
or the GYM (Playball).

After class, students in FLYERS will be taken to the FLYERS program .

Non-FLYERS students need to be picked up in the FMES rotunda promptly at 3:15pm.

You can read more about Playball HERE and Reading Giraffe HERE!​
Contact Coach Derick at with any questions.


Note: You must register for the classes before paying. If you have not registered yet, click here first!



Reading Giraffe

Wednesdays (9/27-12/6)


Grades K-5

12 classes




Fridays (9/22-12/8)


Grades K-3

10 classes