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Youth Athletic Programs

*NEW* Archery

Student and adult Archers will learn USA Olympic style archery from licensed instructors using compound bows. Students will also learn safety and how to repair their own arrows. Each class will be half target practice and half archery game.

Instructors:
Jeremy Oster, USA Archery Level III Junior Olympic Coach
Allison Oster, USAA Level I Instructor
Madison Oster, USAA Level I Instructor

7 yrs - Active Adults | Wednesdays | 7:00-8:00pm
$150rs/$155nr | Haish Gym

Session 1: Jan 23 - Feb 20
Session 2: Mar 13 - Apr 10
Session 3: Apr 24 - May 22

*NEW* Bowling at MardiGras Lanes

Learn/improve bowling techniques in this fun-filled program! Price includes instruction with Anthony Jordan, shoes, ball and an hour at MardiGras Lanes.

Mondays | MardiGras Lanes | 10 yr olds +
5:30-6:30pm | $69rs/$74nr

Session 1: Jan 28 - Mar 18 no class 2/18 Session 2: Apr 1 - May 13


*NEW* Speed and Agility

With Coach Troy Talaga

Children learn the proper techniques and conditioning to develop speed and agility, including the proper running of mechanics, powerful arm action, and having a good opposite arm and leg relationship.

Mon, Wed, Fri | Sports & Rec Center | 10 yr olds +
$230rs/$235nr Early-bird registration (thru 11/28): $180
Drop-in Rate $30 per day

January 7 - Feb 1


Youth Volleyball Programs

Using age-appropriate games and drills, our new volleyball programs develop fundamental skills in a positive and fun learning environment with a focus on technique, skills and rules of the game. Players are introduced to the basics and progress to more advanced skills.

Sundays | $40rs/$50nr | Haish Gym

Little Spikes Volleyball: K-3rd grade | 2:00-2:45pm
Session 1: Jan 6 - Feb 17 Session 2: Feb 24 - Apr 7
Mini Digs Volleyball: 4th-5th grade | 3:00-4:00pm
Session 1: Jan 6 - Feb 17 Session 2: Feb 24 - Apr 7
Aces Volleyball: 6th-8th grade | 4:00-5:00pm
Session 1: Jan 6 - Feb 17 Session 2: Feb 24 - Apr 7

Little Kickers Soccer

Little Kickers introduces young children to the game of soccer. Certified coaches design and direct drills to develop dribbling, passing, and shooting skills. No position, no field play, no keeping score, just lots of fun.

4-6 yr olds (boys & girls) | Wednesdays | 5:15-6:00pm
$40rs/$50nr | Sports & Recreation Center

January 16 - Feb 20

Little Hoopsters

Introduce your child to fundamental basketball skills including dribbling, shooting, passing, and rules of the game. Each week, athletes focus on skill development for the first part of the class, then participate in fun basketball games and drills. Little Hoopsters is great preparation for future league play with the District. Program T-shirt provided.

1st - 2nd grades | Saturdays | Sports & Rec Center
$40rs/$50nr | 9:00-10:15am

January 5 - February 23

Youth Wiffleball

This recreation team sport is open to all skill levels, competitive and non-competitive players.
Children are taught wiffle ball rules and skills as well as introduced to the game play.
This organized sport is lead by trained instructors from The Wifflot Inc.

1st - 5th grades | Tuesdays | 4:30-5:30pm
Sports & Rec Center | $20


Session 1: Jan 8 - Jan 29
Session 2: Feb 5 - Feb 26
Session 3: Mar 5 - Mar 26

Horseback Riding Camp

In conjunction with "On Eagles Wings Equine Center" located in Kirkland, youth riding camps are offered in a safe and enjoyable atmosphere. Along with riding, students also spend time learning safety rules, how to groom and tack a horse, horse science, and body language. Riders learn western saddle and a balanced way to ride that enable them to continue in western tack or move on to English tack. There is a weight limit of 225 lbs for riders, per the Humane Society. Visit their website at www.oewequinecenter.com for more information on facility and instructor.

Location: On Eagles Wings Equine Center, 6135 Baseline Road Kirkland, IL

Youth Lessons
9-16yrs | Saturdays | 3:00-4:30pm
$150rs/$155nr per session
April 27 - May 18

Youth S.A.M.A. Karate Of DeKalb

Learn discipline, focus, self-confidence, coordination, fitness, self defense and more through the study of karate. Classes are taught by Sensei Shannon Marbutt and his assistants. Parents...see page 20 for info on Adult Karate programs.
Belt tests, uniforms, and other equipment are available at reasonable fees payable to the instructor.

Tues & Thurs | $54rs/$59nr | Haish Gym

Class Age Time Session
Tiny Dragons 3/4 yrs (must be potty trained) 5:00-5:30pm Jan 22 - Feb 28
Mar 5 - Apr 18 (no class 3/26, 3/28)
Apr 23 - May 30
Beginner/ Intermediate Kids 5-13 yrs (white, orange, yellow belts) 5:30-6:30pm Jan 22 - Feb 28
Mar 5 - Apr 18 (no class 3/26, 3/28)
Apr 23 - May 30
Advanced Kids 5-13yrs (green belt and higher) 6:30-7:30pm Jan 22 - Feb 28
Mar 5 - Apr 18 (no class 3/26, 3/28)
Apr 23 - May 30


Shooting Stars Cheer Lessons

Fun and spirit-filled prep classes teach cheer fundamentals in a supportive and non-competitive environment. Skills taught include facials, arm motions, vocals, jumps, flexibility, strength, tumbling, stunting and poms.

7 - 12 yr olds | Mondays | 5:00-5:45pm | $45rs/$50nr | Haish Gym
Session 1: Jan 28 - Mar 11 no class 2/18 Session 2: Apr 1 - May 6


Tumbling Lessons

Our tumbling classes teach a variety of skills including rolls, cartwheels, backbends, roundoffs, extensions, walk-overs, tucks, gaining momentum and proper stretching techniques for flexibility.

Mondays | Haish Gym

Tumble I: 3-4 yr olds | 5:00-5:45pm | $42rs/ $47nr
Session 1: Jan 28 - Mar 11 no class 2/18 | Session 2: Apr 1 - May 6

Tumble II: 5-6 yr olds | 6:00-6:45pm | $42rs/ $47nr
Session 1: Jan 28 - Mar 11 no class 2/18 | Session 2: Apr 1 - May 6

Tumble III: 7-9 yr olds | 7:00-8:00pm | $49rs/$54nr
Session 1: Jan 28 - Mar 11 no class 2/18 | Session 2: Apr 1 - May 6

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