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YOUTH PROGRAM CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.
All youth fitness classes incorporate good sportsmanship, following rules,
and listening skills in a positive environment suitable for success and lots of fun!
Children's Yoga: Children will improve concentration and focus, stimulate their imagination and help to release energy in a fun, safe environment. Along with games and yoga challenges, classes integrate traditional yoga poses, flowing sequences, breathing exercises, and deep-relaxation.
Dodgeball: A supervised playground favorite. Catch, throw, dodge, if not you're out! Two teams, last team standing wins. Teams formed each night.
Functional Strength Training: Offered by certified sports conditioning specialists, youth athletes will focus on safely increasing full body strength using a variety of equipment including the Stability Balls, Bosus, Sliders, Medicine Balls and the TRX. Upper body strength is critical for top performance because it not only assists in running and jumping ability, but also improves an athletes hitting, throwing, shooting, serving, spiking, tackling, checking, and swimming. Lower body strength is also a critical area for an athlete to train. All athletic motions are a result of the power that is initially generated by the lower body. Powerful legs, enable the athlete to run fast, jump high and far, change direction quickly, stop and land efficiently and stay injury free.
Jitter Bugs: Our most popular toddler class! This 6-week class focuses on building motor skills and coordination while children are having fun and developing social skills. Classes will involve movement, music, gymnastics, games, listening, and cooperation.
Kids Court: Supervised physical activity held in the Sports Court. Times and ages vary. Children must be checked in and out of Kids Club.
Lil Bitty Gymies: A fun toddler gymnastics-inspired exercise and exploration class. Your child will be given the freedom to explore around the safely planned course, while being able to hang, jump, roll and be silly with spotting from instructors.
Lil Yogi's: Kids will improve concentration and focus, stimulate their imagination and help to release energy in a fun, safe environment. Using interactive games, props, music and animated postures, kids learn about animals, nature and basic anatomy through yoga.
Moves & Grooves: Moves and groove along to a choreographed dance routine to fun music and themes! Perfection is not in our vocabulary, but FUN is! All levels of dancers are welcome to participate. The class will conclude with a performance on the last day.
Racquetball Lessons: A great option to get your child interested in a new sport! Racquetball is an excellent form of exercise. Learn the basics of the sport and improve hand-eye coordination, flexibility and cardio endurance.
Speed & Agility Training: Offered by certified sports conditioning specialists, youth athletes will train on the three components of Speed.
- Acceleration:The ability to reach top speed in the shortest distance possible. Good acceleration allows an athlete to escape an opponent or move to the ball quicker. This is highly trainable.
- Top Speed: The combination of two parameters: stride frequency and stride length. Correct foot placement, arm mechanics and movement of the torso are key.
- Change of Direction: The ability to accelerate, decelerate, stop, and re-accelerate in any direction without losing speed or balance. Up, down, left, right, forwards, backwards.
Sports in the park: A great way to get outside, get exercise and play games. Children will walk to a small park off of Middleton Beach Road where they will play organized games and sports. Waiver must be completed upon arrival to participate.
Sports Specific Weight Training: We will be focusing on sport specific weight training. One day upper body Another day Lower and core. Also discussing eating for performance sports and general conditioning focusing on learning proper weight lifting techniques and weight room etiquette.
Storytime in the park: A great way to get outside, get exercise and read a few stories. Children will walk to a small park off of Middleton Beach Road where they will play games and read stories. Waiver must be completed upon arrival to participate. *Must be potty trained.
Supervised Swim: Looking for more pool time for your experienced swimmer (6+)? Sign your child up for supervised swim in the sport pool. Swimming ability must be a SAILBOAT or higher. Sign up early to reserve your spot.
Tween Yoga: Expanding minds and maturing bodies come together through independent and group activities that stimulate preteens' physical strength, emotional balance and self-confidence. Classes integrate traditional yoga poses, flowing sequences, breathing exercises, deep-relaxation and meditation techniques as well as self-reflection.
Volleyball: Sessions will focus on movement, skill development and the FUN-damentals of team volleyball. All players should wear sneakers, shorts and a t-shirt.
Youth TRX: Offered by certified TRX instructors, youth athletes will use this body-weight based training tool that builds strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability. Body movement is powered by the torso – the abs and back working together to support the spine during everyday activities and our sporting pursuits– the TRX Suspension Trainer works to build that needed core strength. The prescribed exercises for the athlete will create an element of instability that calls on the athletes proximal stability to provide balance and coordination while generating power. The workouts will be progressive with challenging sequences.
Private Sessions: For questions call John at 821-6501 or email him HERE.