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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) | Thursdays | 5:00-6:00pm | $40rs/$50nr
Sports & Rec Center Fieldhouse

Session 1: Jan 2 - Feb 6
Session 2: Feb 13 - March 26 no class 3/5




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).
7-9 yr olds (boys & girls) | Thursdays | 5:00-6:00pm
$50rs/$60nr | Sports & Recreation Center

Session 1: Jan 2-Feb 6 Session 2: Feb 13 - Mar 26 no class 3/5

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 5 - Feb 16 | Session 2: Feb 23 - Apr 5

Mini Digs Volleyball (4th-5th grade) 3:00-4:00pm
Session 1: Jan 5 - Feb 16 | Session 2: Feb 23 - Apr 5

Aces Volleyball (6th-8th grade) 4:00-5:00pm
Session 1: Jan 5 - Feb 16 | Session 2: Feb 23 - Apr 5


Little Hoopsters

Coed Instructional Basketball

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.

Saturdays | $40rs/$50nr | Sports & Rec Center

K - 1st Grade 8:00-9:15am
Session 1: Jan 4 - Feb 22 Session 2: Feb 29 - Apr 18

1st - 2nd grade 9:30-10:45am
Session 1: Jan 4 - Feb 22 Session 2: Feb 29 - Apr 18


Youth Tennis 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.

Haish Gym | Saturdays | $5 drop-in fee | Jan 25 - Apr 25

K - 3rd grades: 9:15-10:15 am
4th - 6th grades: 10:30-11:30am

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 Nov 5-Dec 17 no class 11/26, 11/28
Jan 7-Feb 13
Feb 18-Apr 2 no class 3/24 or 3/26
Apr 7 - May 14
Beginner/ Intermediate Kids 5-13 yrs (white, orange, yellow belts) 5:30-6:30pm Nov 5-Dec 17 no class 11/26, 11/28
Jan 7-Feb 13
Feb 18-Apr 2 no class 3/24 or 3/26
Apr 7 - May 14
Advanced Kids 5-13yrs (green belt and higher) 6:30-7:30pm Nov 5-Dec 17 no class 11/26, 11/28
Jan 7-Feb 13
Feb 18-Apr 2 no class 3/24 or 3/26
Apr 7 - May 14


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 | 5:50-6:35pm | $62rs/$72nr | Haish Gym
Session 1: Jan 22 - Mar 18 no class 3/11 Session 2: Mar 25 - May 13


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 | 5:00-5:45pm | $62rs/ $72nr
Session 1: Jan 22 - Mar 18 no class 3/11 | Session 2: Mar 25 - May 13

Tumble II: 5-6 yr olds | 6:40-7:25pm | $62rs/ $72nr
Session 1: Jan 22 - Mar 18 no class 3/11 | Session 2: Mar 25 - May 13

Tumble III: 7-9 yr olds | 7:30-8:15pm | $62rs/$72nr
Session 1: Jan 22 - Mar 18 no class 3/11 | Session 2: Mar 25 - May 13

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