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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: Sept 20 - Oct 25

Session 2: Nov 1 - Dec 13
no class 11/22

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

Nov 4 - Dec 16
no class 11/18


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 5 - Dec 17 | Session 2: Jan 7 - Feb 18

Mini Digs Volleyball (4th-5th grade) 3:00-4:00pm
Session 1: Nov 5 - Dec 17 | Session 2: Jan 7 - Feb 18

Aces Volleyball (6th-8th grade) 4:00-5:00pm
Session 1: Nov 5 - Dec 17 | Session 2: Jan 7 - Feb 18

Youth Lacrosse Clinics

Come learn why lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the country from experienced lacrosse coaches and players! Equipment will be on hand to borrow for the day to get some basic instruction in the sport. Open to students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. No experience necessary.

$5 per session (walk ups welcome)
6:15-7:30pm | Sport & Rec Center
Oct 19th | Oct 26th | Nov 2nd

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.

K-14 yr olds | Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 6:30pm
$56rs/$61nr | Haish Gym

Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 26
Session 2: Nov 2 - Dec 21

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 | $46rs/$51nr

Cheer 1: 4 - 7 yr olds | 6:15 - 7:00pm
Session 1: Sept 13 - Oct 25 | Session 2: Nov 8 - Dec 20

Cheer 2: 8 - 11 yr olds | 7:15 - 8:00pm
Session 1: Sept 13 - Oct 25 | Nov 8 - Dec 20

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 | 5:15 - 6:00pm
Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 24 | Session 2: Nov 7 - Dec 19

Tumble I: 5 - 6 yr olds | 6:15 - 7:00pm
Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 24 | Session 2: Nov 7 - Dec 19

Tumble II: 7 - 12 yr olds | 7:15 - 8:00pm
Session 1: Sept 12 - Oct 24 | Session 2: Nov 7 - Dec 19


NEW Wifflot Program

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