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Youth Athletic Programs

Free "Try Flag Football" Days
*NEW*

Join us for some flag football! This fast-paced, non-tackle program is designed to introduce and teach the basics in flag football in a fun and engaging atmosphere through activities and games.

Sundays | Sports & Rec Center | 3rd-4th graders, 5th-6th graders, 7th-8th graders | 2:00-400pm
FREE sessions - Participants MUST register prior
Sept 16 | Oct 14th | Oct 28th

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: Nov 4 - Dec 16 | Session 2: Jan 6 - Feb 17
Mini Digs Volleyball: 4th-5th grade | 3:00-4:00pm
Session 1: Nov 4 - Dec 16 | Session 2: Jan 6 - Feb 17
Aces Volleyball: 6th-8th grade | 4:00-5:00pm
Session 1: Nov 4 - Dec 16 | Session 2: Jan 6 - Feb 17

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

Session 1: Sept 19 - Oct 24
Session 2: Nov 7 - Dec 18 no class 11/21

Mighty Mites Soccer

Move your game indoors! Mighty Mites is designed to provide both soccer skill training and small sided game experience. Each meeting is divided into soccer fundamentals & skills followed by a soccer game consisting of two 12 minute halves. Instruction and coaching is lead by experienced soccer staff. Players are required to wear shin guards, and safety glasses (if needed). Registration includes a program t-shirt!

7-9 yr olds (boys & girls) | Saturdays | 8:30-9:45am
$40rs/$50nr | Sports & Recreation Center
| Nov 3 - Dec 15 no class 11/24

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.

Saturdays | Sports & Rec Center | $40rs/$50nr
K - 1st Grade 8:00-9:15am
Session 1: Sept 8 - Oct 27 | Session 2: Nov 3 - Dec 15
1st - 2nd grade 9:30-10:45am
Session 1: Sept 8 - Oct 27 | Session 2: Nov 3 - Dec 15

Youth Basketball Skills Clinics

Get an early start on DeKalb Park District's youth basketball season! These six-week clinics are a great opportunity for your child to develop fundamentals in shooting, ball handling, passing, footwork, rebounding and team play.
Sports & Rec Center | $30rs/$40nr

3rd-4th grade boys: Mon | 5:30-6:45pm | Sept 24 - Oct 29
5th-6th grade boys: Mon | 7:00-8:15pm | Sept 24 - Oct 29

3rd-4th grade girls: Tues | 5:30-6:45pm | Sept 25 - Oct 30
5th-6th grade girls: Tues | 7:00-8:15pm | Sept 25 - Oct 30

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
7-17yrs | Saturdays | 3:00-4:30pm
$150rs/$155nr per session
Sessions: Sept 8 - Sept 29 | Oct 6 - Nov 3 no class 10/27



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 | $59rs/$64nr | Haish Gym

Class Age Time Session
Tiny Dragons 3/4 yrs (must be potty trained) 5:00-5:30pm Sept 20 - Nov 1
Nov 6 - Dec 20 (no class 11/22)
Beginner/ Intermediate Kids 5-13 yrs (white, orange, yellow belts) 5:30-6:30pm Sept 20 - Nov 1
Nov 6 - Dec 20 (no class 11/22)
Advanced Kids 5-13yrs (green belt and higher) 6:30-7:30pm Sept 20 - Nov 1
Nov 6 - Dec 20 (no class 11/22)


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 | Fridays | 5:30-6:15pm | $42rs/$47nr | Haish Gym
Session 1: Sept 21 - Oct 26 Session 2: Nov 9 - Dec 14 no class 11/23


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.

Tuesdays | Haish Gym

Tumble I: 3-4 yr olds | 5:00-5:45pm | $42rs/ $47nr
Session 1: Sept 18 - Oct 23 | Session 2: Nov 6 - Dec 18 no class 12/11
Tumble II: 5-6 yr olds | 6:00-6:45pm | $42rs/ $47nr
Session 1: Sept 18 - Oct 23 | Session 2: Nov 6 - Dec 18 no class 12/11
Tumble III: 7-9 yr olds | 7:00-8:00pm | $49rs/$54nr
Session 1: Sept 18 - Oct 23 | Session 2: Nov 6 - Dec 18 no class 12/11

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