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Due to COVID-19 and recent guidance from the State of Illinois and IDPH, all participants and spectators must wear a mask/face covering during youth indoor athletic programs.

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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. Belt, tests, uniforms, and other equipment are available at reasonable fees payable to the instructor. Voted "The Best" Martial Arts programs in 2021 DeKalb County's Finest, as part of the Daily Chronicle Reader's Choice Awards.

Session 1: September 7-October 21
Session 2: November 2-December 21 (No Class 11/25/21)
Tuesdays & Thursdays | Haish Gymnasium | $56 R/$70 NR

Tiny Dragons (Ages 3-4: must be potty trained) 5:00-5:30 pm
Beginner/Intermediate Kids (Ages 5-13; white, orange, yellow belts) 5:30-6:30 pm
Advanced Kids (Ages 5-13; green belt and higher) 6:30-7:30 pm
Teen/Adult (Ages 14+) 7:30-8:30 pm

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.

Session 1: September 11 - October 23
Session 2: October 30 - December 11
K - 1st Grade 8:00-9:15 am
1st - 2nd Grade 9:30-10:45 am
Sports & Recreation Center |$50 R/$63 NR

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.

Session 1: September 12 - October 17
Session 2: November 7 - December 19

Little Spikes Volleyball (K-3rd Grade) 2:00-2:45 pm
Mini Digs Volleyball (4th-5th Grade) 3:00-4:00 pm
Aces Volleyball (6th-8th Grade) 4:00-5:00 pm
Sundays | Sports & Rec Center West Gym
$40 R/$50 NR per session

Little Kickers Soccer (Ages 4-6)

Little Kickers introduces young children to the game of soccer. Experienced coaches design and direct drills to develop dribbling, passing, and shooting skills. No position, no field play, no keeping score, just lots of fun.

Session 1: September 1 - October 6
Session 2: October 13 - November 17
Session 3: December 1 - January 5
Wednesdays | 5:00-5:45 pm
Sports & Recreation Center Fieldhouse| $40 R/$50 NR

Mighty Mites Soccer (Ages 6-10)

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, with instruction and coaching lead by experienced soccer staff. Players are required to wear shin guards, and safety glasses (if needed).

Session 1: September 1 - October 6
Session 2: October 13 - November 17
Session 3: December 1 - January 5
Wednesdays | 5:00-6:15 pm
Sports & Recreation Center Fieldhouse| $50 R/$63 NR

Or check out our Youth Athletics League options!