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Youth Athletic Programs

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 & Rec Center

Session 1: Jan 10 - Feb 14


Mighty Mites Soccer

Move your game indoors! Mighty Mites Soccer is designed to provide both soccer skill training and small sided game experience. Each meeting is divided into 15 minutes of 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
$50rs/$60nr | Sports & Rec Center

Jan 6 - Feb 10

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 | March 3 - April 7 | $40rs/$50nr | Sports & Rec Center

K - 1st Grade 8:00 - 8:50am
1st - 2nd grade 9:00 - 9:50am

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 7 - Feb 18 | Session 2: Feb 25 - Apr 8

Mini Digs Volleyball (4th-5th grade) 3:00-4:00pm
Session 1: Jan 7 - Feb 18 | Session 2: Feb 25 - Apr 8

Aces Volleyball (6th-8th grade) 4:00-5:00pm
Session 1: Jan 7 - Feb 18 | Session 2: Feb 25 - Apr 8

Youth Wiffleball *NEW*

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.

Tuesdays | Sports & Rec Center
4:30 - 5:30pm | 1st-5th graders | $20rs/nr
Session 1: Jan 9 - Jan 30
Session 2: Feb 6 - Feb 27
Session 3: Mar 6 - Mar 27
Click here to view more information about our Wiffle Ball program

Parkour for Kids *NEW*

Run, jump, balance, crawl and roll into the new year with the Parkour Vault.
Overcoming obstacles is fun as well as physically and mentally beneficial for all ages.

Saturdays| 8:00 - 8:50am | $61rs/$66nr
Haish Gym | K - 14yr olds
Session 1: Jan 27 - Mar 24
Session 2: Apr 7 - May 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.

9-16 yr olds | Saturdays (Wednesdays for adults)
3:00 - 4:30pm | $150rs/$160nr per week
On Eagles Wings Equine Center, 6135 Baseline Road Kirkland, IL

Session 1: Sept 9 - Sept 30
Session 2: Oct 7 - Nov 4 no class 10/28

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.

5-14 yr olds | Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 6:30pm
$48rs/$53nr | Haish Gym

Session 1: Jan 23 - Mar 1
Session 2: Mar 6 - Apr 12
Session 3: Apr 17 - May 24

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.

Wednesdays | Haish Gym | $53rs/$58nr

Shooting Stars: 4 - 10 yr olds | 5:15 - 6:00pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 | Session 2: Apr 4 - May 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 | $46rs/$51nr

Tumble Tots: 3 - 4 yr olds | 6:00 - 6:45pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 no class 2/21 | Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23

Tumble I: 5 - 6 yr olds | 6:45 - 7:30pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 no class 2/21 | Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23

Tumble II: 7 - 12 yr olds | 7:30 - 8:15pm
Session 1: Jan 24 - Mar 21 no class 2/21 | Session 2: Apr 4 - May 23


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