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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 3: Apr 24 - May 22

Junior Golf Lessons

Establish a solid golf foundation while developing your child's love for the game. Our fun-based instruction is age appropriate and teaches children simple golf techniques, basic rules, safety and golf etiquette..Lessons are held at Buena Vista Golf Course range and putting/chipping greens.
4-6 year olds
Tues & Thurs | noon-12:50pm | $35rs/$40nr per session
Session 1: Jun 4 - 13 | Session 2: July 9 -18
7-10 year olds
Tues & Thurs | 10:45-11:45am | $75rs/$80nr per session
Session 1: Jun 4 - 27 | Session 2: Jul 9 - Aug 1
11-14 year olds
Tues & Thurs | 9:30-10:30am | $75rs/$80nr per session
Session 1: Jun 4 - 27 | Session 2: Jul 9 - Aug 1

Youth Tennis Team Challenge

A low-pressure introduction to tennis for children of all ages to develop their skills through level-based play, with an emphasis on fun! Wear your gym shoes! Age-appropriate equipment provided. No registration required.

Saturdays | June 15, July 20, Aug 3
Haish Gym

K - 2nd grades: 9-10 am
3rd - 5th grades: 10-11am
6th - 8th grades: 11-11:45 am
FREE! No registration required


Private Tennis Instruction

Learn and improve tennis skills in a structured and fun framework with individualized attention. Students develop proper technique in skills including groundstrokes, serves, return, volleys, placement and rally skills.

$30 per hour
Register/Schedule in-person or over the phone at Haish Gym
Location: Coordinated with Instructor
Instructors: Rob Majerus


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

Summer Camp Sessions:
Mon-Thurs | 2:30-4:00pm

Session 1: June 24-27
Session 2: July 8-11
Session 3: July 29-Aug 1


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


Summer Karate Sessions:

Tues & Thurs | $36rs/$41nr | Haish Gym
Class Age Time Session
Tiny Dragons 3-4yrs (must be potty trained)
5:00-5:30pm Session 1: Jun 11 - Jul 11 no class 7/2 & 7/4
Session 2: Jul 16 - Aug 8
Session 3: Aug 27 - Sept 19
Beginner/ Intermediate Kids 5-13yrs
(white, orange, yellow belts)
5:35-6:30pm Session 1: Jun 11 - Jul 11 no class 7/2 & 7/4
Session 2: Jul 16 - Aug 8
Session 3: Aug 27 - Sept 19
Advanced Kids 5-13yrs
(green belt and higher)
6:35-7:30pm Session 1: Jun 11 - Jul 11 no class 7/2 & 7/4
Session 2: Jul 16 - Aug 8
Session 3: Aug 27 - Sept 19

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 | Wednesdays | 5:00-5:45pm | $42rs/$47nr | Haish Gym
June 26 - July 31


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.

Wednesdays | Haish Gym

Tumble I: 3-4 yr olds | 5:50-6:35pm | $42rs/ $47nr
June 26 - July 31

Tumble II: 5-6 yr olds | 6:40-7:25pm | $42rs/ $47nr
June 26 - July 31

Tumble III: 7-9 yr olds | 7:30-8:15pm | $49rs/$54nr
June 26 - July 31

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