Youth Programs (Grade K-12)

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Tennis

Ages 5-6 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 5-6, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 3:30-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $160/176, 118510-14
Ages 5-6, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 11:15 AM-12:15 PM, Watts Courts, $140/154, 118510-21

This class emphasis is on teaching primary tennis skills, including movement, balance, and hand-eye coordination. Individual or team games accompany fun activities to help develop basic swing techniques and tactics. No class: July 3. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued. 

Ages 7-8 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 7-8, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 4:30-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $160/176, 118510-15
Ages 7-8, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 1-2 PM, Watts Courts, $140/154, 118510-22

Need an advanced class to fine-tune your child's tennis skills? Proper techniques of swings and serves will be refined, as well as basic tactics, regular scoring systems, and match play. No class: July 3. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued. 

Ages 9-10 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 9-10, Fridays, 6/18-8/6, 3:30-4:30 PM, Watts Courts, $160/176, 118510-16
Ages 9-10, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 2-3 PM, Watts Courts, $140/154, 118510-23

Now that your child has a solid foundation of primary tennis skills, we will fine-tune stroke development, with kids working to be able to hit the ball to different areas of the court and how to serve and volley. This class will also use match play. No class: July 3. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued.

Ages 11-14 with Coach Darius


        

Ages 11-14, Fridays, 6/18-8/6, 4:30-5:30 PM, Watts Courts, $160/176, 118510-17
Ages 11-14, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 3-4 PM, Watts Courts, $140/154, 118510-24

Does your teen want to advance their tennis skills? This class focuses on competitive tennis! We will work on developing strokes, spin, and power. Participants will learn through match play and drills. No class: July 3. If COVID restrictions change, class canceled and refund issued. 

Karate

Virtual Karate Intermediate/Advanced with Pride Dojo


        

Ages 6+, Thursdays, 6/17-8/5, 5-5:30 PM, Virtual, $141/156, 116801-20

Join us for a 30-minute virtual karate class! This class will be held through a Zoom link. Once registered, the link will be emailed to you 2-hours in advance of your class time. Learn and fine-tune some basic Karate skills and get in a workout from home! 

Karate 1: Beginner-White Belt with Pride Dojo


        

Ages 6-10, Mondays, 6/14-8/2 , 4:15-5 PM, Takiff Center, $141/156, 116801-12
Ages 6-10, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 4:15-5 PM, Takiff Center, $162/178, 116801-13
Ages 6-10, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 11-11:45 AM, Takiff Center, $141/156, 116801-14

Training in karate offers many benefits to becoming a whole individual. Self-defense skills, physical fitness, mental as well as physical challenges, and a connection to others in this age group are principal goals at this level. Karate training is an excellent means of keeping your mind-body connection and keeping multi-tasking skills sharp and focused. It releases tension, improves balance and agility, and improves both health of the mind and body. No class: July 3,5. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Karate 2: Yellow-Green Belt with Pride Dojo


        

Ages 7+, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 5:15-6 PM, Takiff Center, $141/156, 116801-15
Ages 7+, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 6:15-7 PM, Takiff Center, $141/156, 116801-16
Ages 7+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 5:15-6 PM, Takiff Center, $162/178, 116801-17
Ages 7+, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 6:15-7 PM, Takiff Center, $162/178, 116801-18

Students learn and improve coordination, concentration power, and balance while learning kata and sparring actions. They experience continued growth in self-esteem and confidence as students broaden their abilities and knowledge of the martial art. The skills obtained in this class will help enhance your child’s abilities in school, sports, and other outside activities. No class: July 5. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Karate 3: Blue & Up with Pride Dojo


        

Ages 7+, Saturdays, 6/19-8/7, 12-12:45 PM, Takiff Center , $141 /156 , 116801-19

In this class, students will work on physical and mental challenges and hone their agility and fitness skills. No class: July 3. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued.

Kids Club

Kids Club AM Care


        

Grades K-6, August 25, 2021-June 9, 2022

Start the school day with quiet games, lively conversation, or simple arts and crafts! Our instructors keep the mornings interesting with stories, artifacts, and activities at Watts Center. Participants from West and Central schools can also register for shuttle bus service from the Park District; South School students will be walked to school. 

Registration for the 2021-22 school year starts August 3, 2021. To reserve a place for the 2021-22 school year, there is a $125 non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee per child. Tuition will be assessed monthly beginning September 1, 2021; you can sign up for a monthly auto-charge. Online registration is unavailable; to register, please fill out a Kids Club registration form (available at the Takiff Center or email sbriskman@glencoeparkdistrict.com for the digital form). If spots are available, you must register by fax or in person at least 5 business days prior to the upcoming month. Prorating and refunds are not available. Spots in this program cannot be held for those who wish to skip Kids Club for a month. Those participants must dis-enroll and re-enroll as space permits. The $125 registration fee will only be charged once per school year.

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Kids Club PM Care


        

Grades K-6, August 25, 2021-June 9, 2022

After a busy day at school, it’s great to snack and chat with friends, finish homework, and stretch muscles on the playground. After-Schoolers cook healthy snacks, play organized games, and embark on learning adventures at Watts Center. Participants from West and Central schools can also register for shuttle bus service to the Park District; South School students will be walked to Watts. Included in your monthly Kids Club fee, we will transport participants to and from after school enrichments at West School and the Takiff Center.

Registration for the 2021-22 school year starts August 3, 2021. To reserve a place for the 2021-22 school year, there is a $125 non-refundable, non-transferable registration fee per child. Tuition will be assessed monthly beginning September 1, 2021; you can sign up for a monthly auto-charge. Online registration is unavailable; to register, please fill out a Kids Club registration form (available at the Takiff Center or email sbriskman@glencoeparkdistrict.com for the digital form). If spots are available, you must register by fax or in person at least 5 business days prior to the upcoming month. Prorating and refunds are not available. Spots in this program cannot be held for those who wish to skip Kids Club for a month. Those participants must dis-enroll and re-enroll as space permits. The $125 registration fee will only be charged once per school year.

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Youth Enrichments

Magic Class with The Magic Team of Gary Kantor


        

Ages 5-12, Monday, 6/21, 6:45-7:40 PM, Takiff Center , $20 /25 , 111607-02

Learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks. Each child registered will receive a take-home kit! Children can sign up again, since new tricks are taught at each session!If COVID restrictions change: class canceled and refund issued.

Ceramics

Youth Ceramics Favorite!


        

Grades K-2, Mondays, 6/14-8/2, 3-4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $328/361, 112501-06
Grades 3-4, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/3, 3:4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $328/361, 112501-07
Grades 2-4, Wednesdays, 6/16-8/4, 3-4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $328/361, 112501-08
Grades 3-5, Thursday, 6/17-8/5, 3-4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $328/361, 112501-09
Grades K-2, Fridays, 6/18-8/6, 3-4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $328/361, 112501-10

In this all-level, in-person class, students will use hand-building to create functional and sculptural pieces. This class is designed to accommodate new and returning students. New projects are shown each session. If COVID restrictions change: class moved online, no refund issued. 

Sculpting with Model Magic with Natalie Steinmetz


        

Grades K-4, Fridays, 6/18-8/6, 3:30-5 PM, Virtual/Online , $251 /276 , 111302-02

Have fun creating sculptures with Model Magic, an air-drying, non-staining, easy-to- manipulate material! Our instructor will guide children with step-by-step instructions to make their own sculptures, with a new theme each week. All projects are age- appropriate, with no experience necessary or parent participation required. All materials are provided and dropped off at your doorstep. Red, blue, yellow, white, and black colors will be provided. The instructor will demonstrate how to mix them to create a full range of shades. 

Sports

Beach Volleyball with Club Momentum Athletics NEW!


        

Ages 9-11, Tuesdays, 6/15-8/12, 3:30-4:30 PM, Glencoe Beach , $200 /220 , 101510-01

Designed for girls and boys that want to learn the sport of volleyball with fun and enjoyment as the focal points, this program includes:

  • Volleyball FUN-damentals
  • Shortened net and shorter serving lines
  • Lighter ball • Team play and individual development
  • Running, jumping, shuffling, and more!
  • Hand-eye coordination development
  • Cool t-shirt
  • AND LOTS MORE!

If COVID restriction change: class canceled and partial refund issued. 


If COVID restriction change: Class cancel and partial refund issued.

Developing Physical Literacy for the Younger Skater with Northbrook Speed Skating Club NEW!


        

Ages 8-12, Mondays, 6/14-6/28, 6-7 PM, Watts Center, $77, 102801-09
Ages 8-12, Mondays, 7/12-7/26, 6-7 PM, Watts Center, $77, 102801-10
Ages 8-12, Wednesdays, 6/16-6/30, 6-7 PM, Watts Center, $77, 102801-11
Ages 8-12, Wednesdays, 7/7-7/28, 6-7 PM, Watts Center, $103, 102801-12

Focus on Motor and Foundational Skill Development in the areas of speed, agility, strength and conditioning through sprints, balance progression, core strength training and bodyweight strength circuit training with the goal of improving athletic movement and coordination. Participants should bring their own water bottle and yoga mat.

Let's Learn Inline Skating with Northbrook Speed Skating Club NEW!


        

Ages 5+, Saturdays, 6/12-6/26, 10-11 AM, Watts Center, $77, 102801-13
Ages 5+, Saturdays, 7/10-7/31, 10-11 AM, Watts Center, $103, 102801-14

Learn the basic techniques of Inline skating, build both your confidence and your form, and explore a range of skating styles while at the same time developing strength and endurance. Participants will need Rollerblades, Helmet, Wrist and elbow guards, and Knee pads, and bring their own water bottle.

Dance

Master Class: Hip Hop with Sarah Hall Theatre Company NEW!


        

Grades 1-4, Tuesdays, 6/15-7/20, 3-4:15 PM, Takiff Center , $215 /237 , 113105-02

Introduces a more traditional Hip Hop structure. Classes will focus on  intermediate/advanced elements of popping, locking, breaking, and movement combinations. Students will also have the ability to learn technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality. This class is geared to hip hop students who are dedicated to enhancing their dance experience all while having fun!

Master Class: Ballet with Sarah Hall Theatre Company NEW!


        

Grades 1-4, Wednesdays, 6/16-7/21, 3-4:15 PM, Takiff Center , $215 /237 , 113202-02

Introduces a more traditional ballet class structure. We will focus on building strength, flexibility, and alignment, through exercises, stretches and fitness - geared to the needs of ballet technique. Students will also have the ability to learn technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality. This class is geared to ballet students who are dedicated to enhancing their dance experience all while having fun!