Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

"Enriching the Spirit of Community!"

Classes

SCCC offers a wide variety of activities for students of all ages. Search by category or age group, or type in a key word in the search bar at the top of the page to search the entire site. Additional, Download Our Activity Guide (PDF) .

 

Camps

Empire Juniors Volleyball Clinic

Empire Juniors Volleyball Clinic

Instructor: Daryl Kapis

This is a 7-week volleyball clinic for boys and girls ages 7-12. The goal of the clinic is to teach proper basic volleyball techniques, while having fun! We will be using modified lighter volleyballs to allow maximum success per individual. …

Clinic Mar 5 - Apr 23 Tue, 5:30pm - 7pm

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Fencing Adventure

Fencing Adventure

Instructor: Jim Liebich

 En Garde Fencing brings the ancient art of fencing to the modern world. Meant for the beginning fencer, this fun and unique camp offers a solid foundation in the Olympic sport of fencing. Fencing teaches kids the art of the sword while they …

Spring Break Camp Mar 18 - Mar 22 Mon - Fri, 2pm - 5pm

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Workshops

Family Music and Dance Party

Family Music and Dance Party

Instructor: Janet Greene

Parents, grandparents and kids ages 5-8: Come join in the fun with singing games, musical stories and simple folk dances. Play musical instruments including xylophones, drums, musical tubes and the giant guiro.  Registration Note: 1 …

Workshop May 18 Sat, 4pm - 5pm

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Yoga for Anxiety, Depression & Stress

Yoga for Anxiety, Depression & Stress

Instructor: Kali Om

Beat the Winter Blues: Learn about the body-mind connection and how timeless yoga techniques can be used to manage your moods. You will go home armed with practical tools to help you weather the season’s darkest days. Previous yoga …

Workshop Jan 20 Sun, 2pm - 5pm

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Birds & Dogs

FUNdamentals - Dog Training

FUNdamentals - Dog Training

Instructor: MB Donnelly

FUNdamentals will emphasize a foundation skill set that will enhance your lives together, while building and supporting your relationship with each other, using all positive dog friendly training techniques. This basic level class is suitable for …

Fall Session 2 (FULL) 10/7 – 11/18 Sunday, 10am - 11am
Fall Session 3 (FULL) 10/29 – 12/10 Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Winter/Spring Session 1 Jan 7 - Feb 18 Mon, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Winter/Spring Session 2 Feb 3 - Mar 17 Sun, 10am - 11am
Winter/Spring Session 3 Mar 4 - Apr 15 Mon, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Winter/Spring Session 4 Apr 22 - June 10 Mon , 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Fundamentals Unleashed! - Dog Training (Advanced)

Fundamentals Unleashed! - Dog Training (Advanced)

Instructor: MB Donnelly

Take your FUNdamentals skill set to the next level in preparation for your dog’s fuller inclusion in your life. Unleashed will emphasize focus and responsiveness around tempting distractions, polite leash manners and a reliable recall while …

Winter/Spring Session 1 Mar 24 - May 12 Sunday, 10am -11am

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Dance

Apple Tree Morris

Apple Tree Morris

Instructor: Cliff Stevens

Morris is a festive seasonal dance that dates back hundreds of years to the farming communities of the Cotswold Hills in Southern England. It's boisterous, athletic and colorful, a perfect way to celebrate the change of seasons. You …

Ongoing Thur, 7:15 - 9:15 pm

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Beginning Irish Dance

Beginning Irish Dance

Instructor: Emily Walters

Students will learn the basic steps and technique of Irish soft shoe jigs and reels as well as ceili (group) dances. Click here to learn more about our Need-Based Youth Scholarship Program!

Session 1 Jan 11 - Feb 22 Fri, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Session 2 Mar 1 - Apr 26 (No class Mar 15 & 22) Fri, 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Session 3 May 3 - May 31 Fri, 3:45pm - 4:30pm

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Children's Classical Ballet

Children's Classical Ballet

Instructor: Leigh Donlan

We will learn the fundamentals of classical ballet technique, and build a foundation for learning any kind of dance and movement practice. Children's Classical Ballet Schedule: Ages 4-5: Pre-Ballet 2pm - 2:45pm Ages 6-8: Ballet 1 …

Session 1 Jan 3 - Feb 21 Thu, See ages and times above
Session 2 Feb 28 - Apr 18 Thu, See ages and times above
Session 3 Apr 25 - May 30 Thu, See ages and times above

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Creative Movement for Kids

Creative Movement for Kids

Instructor: Kandace Syer

No Class Dec 13th - Jan 3rd. Class Resumes Jan 10th. In this class, the instructor will lead explorations that will help the children learn to express themselves through movement. We will use music, nature, our imaginations, as well as a …

Ongoing Thur, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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Hip Hop Dance

Hip Hop Dance

Instructor: Kandace Syer

No Class Dec 19th - Jan 2nd. Class Resumes Jan 7th. In this fun class music will be the platform in which movement emerges from our bodies. We will learn the evolution of hip hop dance through steps, combinations, and choreography. By the end …

Ongoing Wed, See times above

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Modern Dance

Modern Dance

Instructor: Virginia Matthews

This class is for returning dance students and currently training students who wish to increase strength, flexibility & range of movement. This class is designed for both the returning dance student and the currently training student who …

Ongoing Tue, 11-12:15pm

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Modern/Contemporary Dance

Modern/Contemporary Dance

Instructor: Kandace Syer

No Class Dec 19th - Jan 2nd. Class Resume Jan 9th. In this exciting class modern dance techniques and movements will be taught, as well as discovering the individuals’ creative expression. Incorporating anatomy, dance vocabulary, …

Ongoing Mon, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Senior Tap Dance

Senior Tap Dance

Instructor: Starr Hergenrather

Have you had tap as a child and want to get back to it? These classes are great exercise for both body and the brain! Come join us!    

Ongoing Tue, 10:45am - 11:45am

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Fitness & Wellness

Buddist Meditation

Buddist Meditation

Instructor: Bruce Fortin

The atmosphere is relaxed, chairs are available, good for beginners and advanced practitioners. Bruce is authorized to teach in the Zen tradition (35 years experience) but he also brings in teachings from the Vipassana and Tibetan traditions. …

Ongoing Sun, 9am - 10:30 am

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Community Yoga

Community Yoga

Instructor: Kiana Rose

Gentle/Intro to Yoga Feeling stiff? Recovering from injuries? Looking for a gentle yoga class that will meet you where you are? This class is designed especially for people who would like a more gentle yoga class or are new to yoga. Wear …

Gentle/Intro to Yoga Ongoing Wed & Fri, 10:35am-11:50am
All Levels Class Ongoing Mon & Wed, 9am - 10:15am
All Levels Class Ongoing Fri, 9am -10:15am

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Conscious Dance Collective

Conscious Dance Collective

Instructor: Leslie King

Conscious Dance teachers are collaborating to bring you a Dance that is based in 5-Rhythms and Soul Motion and Somatic Awakening Dance. These four rotating DJ’s all are committed to holding the deep space of embodied Sacred Dance on the …

Ongoing Fri (3rd of each month), 7:30-10:30pm

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CPR & Basic Life Support

CPR & Basic Life Support

Instructor: Kate Mack

We are sad to announce that Kate Mack will no longer be teaching classes at the community center. She has been teaching here for many years and she will be missed!

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Dances of Universal Peace

Dances of Universal Peace

Instructor: Tui Wilschinsky

Rejuvenate the spirit and awaken the heart with circle dances from the world’s mystical traditions accompanied by live music and group singing. No experience is necessary to experience this joyous experience. Dances take place on the 2nd …

Ongoing 2nd & 4th Sundays, 11am-1pm

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Ease into Fitness - The Feldenkrais Method

Ease into Fitness - The Feldenkrais Method

Instructor: Liza Weaver Brickey

We use EASE to get you back into FITNESS. This class promotes a gentle effort to exercise and while helping you develop a feeling of ableness in your body and healing old patterns. When your body is happy, you are happy!

Ongoing Fri, 9am-10am

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Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol

Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol

Ecstatic Dance Sebastopol -  A free-flowing, bass-filled dance. Express yourself in sacred space where spirit activates, senses expand and creativity abounds! Ecstatic Dance Guidelines 1. Move however you wish (mindful of others) …

Ongoing Sunday (1st & 3rd), 11am -1pm

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Gentle Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Instructor: Adriene Malley

Adriene is back with her yoga class! In this Gentle yoga class, students learn how to adapt the yoga postures to meet their ability. Focus is given to proper alignment to ensure a safe practice. Suitable for all levels.    

Ongoing Tue , 8am-9am

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Heart Drum Yoga

Heart Drum Yoga

Instructor: Kjohl Rose

Formerly Wild Heart Yoga. Easy for beginners and those curious to delve into a subtle approach. The gift of embodiment is by nature, profoundly resonant. You'll be encouraged to trust your senses and find your rhythm by exploring breath and …

Ongoing Monday, 10:30am - 12pm

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Jazzercise

Jazzercise

Jazzercise is a calorie-torching, hip-swiveling, Shakira’d-be-proud dance party workout to put your abs to the test, with a hot playlist to distract you from the burn. Our classes: Strike, Fusion, Core, Strength and Dance Mixx. Start …

9am - 10am Mon-Fri
6pm - 7pm Tue-Thur
8:30am - 9:30am Sat & Sun

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Moving Well, Taking Care

Moving Well, Taking Care

Instructor: Marghe Mills-Thysen

  The Feldenkrais Method® Body/Mind Centering® & Movement Improvement©  Enjoy gentle relaxing movement sequences and discover habitual patterns to make more effective choices that reduce pain, prevent …

Winter/Spring Session Jan 24 - Mar 7 Thur, 10:45am-12:15pm

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NEW! Community Sound Bath

NEW! Community Sound Bath

Instructor: Suzanne Smith & Cassiopeia Manley

Mystical Meditative Mondays: Sebastopol Community Sound Bath

Ongoing Mon, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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NEW! The Art of Leadership

NEW! The Art of Leadership

Instructor: Tiffany von Emmel, PhD

Cultivate relational leadership through fun physical theater improvisation, mindfulness, and concepts. Gain self-awareness, compassion, interpersonal and group dynamic skills. Connect across differences. Experience yourself as interconnected with …

Session 1 Mar 14 Thu, 11:30am - 1pm
Session 2 Mar 21 Thu, 11:30am - 1pm
Session 3 Mar 28 - May 16 Thu, 11:30am - 1pm

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NIA Fusion Fitness

NIA Fusion Fitness

 NIA MIND-BODY-SOUL-DANCE WORKOUT
Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind and soul. We believe every person can discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies.

Ongoing Tuesday, 9:15-10:15am

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Qigong, Circle Walking & Tai Chi

Qigong, Circle Walking & Tai Chi

Instructor: Michael Rinaldini (Li Chang Dao)

Experience the life-nurturing arts of ancient China, a 5,000 year old Chinese healing system for health, physical fitness, and prevention of disease. Our qigong practices function in many ways: To purify, gather, circulate, store, and transform …

Ongoing Saturday, 10:30am-11:30am
Ongoing Wednesday, 10am - 11am

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Tai Chi - Boomers and Beyond

Tai Chi - Boomers and Beyond

Instructor: Garrett Chinn

TAI CHI taught to meet the needs of the aging adult, with emphasis on improving balance and preventing falls. Classes include an adapted sitting routine and traditional form instruction. Read the Press Democrat article on Garrett here.

Beginning Form Friday, 11am - 12pm
Intermediate Form Friday, 12pm - 1pm
Beginners to Tai Chi Friday, 1pm - 2pm

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Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers

Customized support any way you want it.  OnLine Plus, Meetings, and Personal Coaching combined with a weight-loss plan. Please arrive 1/2 hour before meetings for registration.

Ongoing Mon, 5pm
Ongoing Thur, 9:30am

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Zumba w/ Andrea

Zumba w/ Andrea

Instructor: Andrea Frick

Come dance to captivating Latin and international beats! All levels are welcome! Enjoy this perfect combination of dance and fitness moves that draw from merengue, hip-hop, salsa, swing, Bollywood, cumbia, country, reggaeton, to name a few. Wear …

Ongoing Thursday, 9:30am -10:30am

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Zumba w/ Mary

Zumba w/ Mary

Instructor: Mary Raia

Calling all dancers and non-dancers alike”…I work hard to create a fun-filled, safe, non-intimidating environment for those who have hesitated in joining a Zumba Fitness® class while at the same time, dancers and veterans of …

Ongoing Wednesday, 6pm - 7pm

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Zumba w/ Peggy

Zumba w/ Peggy

Instructor: Peggy Roth

Peggy welcomes the Zumba-curious, as well as Zumba enthusiasts, to come smile & sweat for an hour every Monday night!"Come dance to captivating Latin and international beats! All levels are welcome! Enjoy this perfect combination of …

Ongoing Mon, 6pm - 7pm

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Kindergym

Kindergym

Kindergym

Facilitator Amy Raab leads our playtime. If you have a young crawling baby or a toddler (ages 6mos - 3 years) who is jumping off everything, Kindergym is for you. Come join us for a fun open play time indoors that includes lots of …

Ongoing Wed & Fri, 11am - 12pm

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Martial Arts

Seido Karate

Seido Karate

Instructor: Aidan Sheehan

Seido Karate for Kids - come get fit, learn practical self defence, and grow a healthy mind, body, and spirit. All children of all abilities welcome!  Children's programs are flourishing throughout the Seido system. Seido, meaning …

ages 4-9 Ongoing Mon, 3:45-4:30pm
ages 9-14 Ongoing Mon, 4:40 - 5:30pm

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Music & Performance

Bija Children's Choir

Bija Children's Choir

Instructor: Maria Bija

Registration for Returning Students Opens on Nov 19th. Registration for New Studetns Opens on Dec 1st The Bija Children’s Choir is Sebastopol’s own world folk chorus for ages 7-14 who love to sing, serving over 800 local youth …

Preparatory Choir Fall Season: Sept 20 - Dec 13 or Full Session: Sept 20 - Dec 13 & Jan 3 - Mar 21 Thu, 3:30 - 4:15pm
Concert Choir Full Season: Sept 20 - Dec 13 & Jan 3 - Mar 21 Thu, 4:30 - 5:30pm

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Home Sweet Music

Home Sweet Music

Instructor: Ali and Warren Mann

Welcome to Home Sweet Music - a place where people of all ages can come to discover, learn, be inspired by and share in the joy that music can create. Our school, located in Sebastopol's beautiful Libby Park, will offer a unique …

Private Lessons Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo & Mandolin
Mini Music Mon - Fri, 9:30,10:30,11:30, 3:30 and 4:30 (afternoon classes only on Monday)

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Mini Music

Mini Music

Instructor: Ali and Warren Mann

A 45 minute interactive musical experience. Infants, toddlers and preschoolers are accompanied in the class by a parent, grandparent or caregiver. From the time the class begins to the sweet closing song, it is a journey through both upbeat and mellow movements. Children and grown-ups will sing both original and traditional songs, play instruments and dance with props. Sessions held in 10 week increments.

10-week Sessions Mon - Fri, 9:30,10:30,11:30, 3:30 and 4:30 (afternoon classes only on Monday)

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Play Marimba!

Play Marimba!

Instructor: Tobias Sparks

Play Marimba! offers a joyful music making experience for children and teens. In a technology-free social environment we develop mind-body coordination, teamwork and bravery to be part of something larger than ourselves. Beautiful songs from …

Fall Session 9/14 - 12/19 Fri, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Winter/Spring Beginning Session Jan 11 - May 31 Fri, 4:45-5:45pm
Winter/Spring Intermediate Session Jan 11 - May 31 Fri, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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Sebastopol Strings Academy - Fall Session

Sebastopol Strings Academy - Fall Session

Instructor: Maureen Caisse

A place where music lovers of all ages can learn to play a string instrument, study music theory and play in ensembles with like-minded people. Offering Individual and Group lessons, Theory and Musicianship, Elementary Piano for String Player and …

Beginning Cello 9/4 - 12/11 Tue, 4pm-4:55pm
Intermeidate Cello 9/4 - 12/11 Tue, 5pm - 5:55pm
Cello Collective 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 6:45pm - 8pm
Adult Beginning Cello - Level 1 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Adult Beginning Cello - Level 2 9/4 - 12/11 Tues, 6:15 - 7:15pm
Beginning Violin 9/3 - 12/10 Mon, 4pm - 4:55pm

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Sebastopol Strings Academy - Winter/Spring Session

Sebastopol Strings Academy - Winter/Spring Session

Instructor: Maureen Caisse

A place where music lovers of all ages can learn to play a string instrument, study music theory and play in ensembles with like-minded people. Offering Individual and Group lessons, Theory and Musicianship, Elementary Piano for String Player and …

Beginning Cello Jan 8 - May 14 Tue, 4pm - 5pm
Intermeidate Cello Jan 8 - May 14 Tue, 5pm - 6pm
Cello Collective Jan 7 - May 13 Mon, 6:45pm - 8pm
Adult Beginning Cello Jan 7 - May 13 Mon, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Adult Intermeditate Cello Jan 8 - May 14 Tue, 6:15 - 7:15pm
Beginning Violin Jan 7 - May 13 Mon, 4pm - 4:55pm

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Ukulele Workshops

Ukulele Workshops

Instructor: Marilyn Read

Absolute Beginner’s For those new the ukulele. Session covers tuning, reading chord diagram, basic strumming. Learn the basic chords to play hundreds of songs. *No Class: Jan 24 Beginner’s Next Step Sequel to Absolute …

Session 1 - Absolute Beginner's Jan 3 - Feb 7 Thu, 7pm - 8pm
Session 2 - Beginner's Next Steps Feb 21 - Mar 21 Thu, 7pm - 8pm
Session 3 - Beyond Beginner's Apr 4 - Apr 25 Thu, 7pm - 8pm
Session 4 - Fingerpicking May 2 - May 16 Thu, 7pm - 8pm

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Sports

Gymnastics Basic (6-9) - Fall Session

Gymnastics Basic (6-9) - Fall Session

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based learning experiences. Every gymnastics class begins with a fun-filled and engaging …

Session 2 (Wed) (FULL) Nov 7 - Dec 19 Wed, 3:30-4:40pm
Session 2 (Fri) Nov 9 - Dec 21 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics Basic (6-9) - WS

Gymnastics Basic (6-9) - WS

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based learning experiences. Every gymnastics class begins with a fun-filled and engaging …

Session 1 (Wed) Jan 9 – Mar 13 Wed, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 1 (Fri) Jan 11 – Mar 15 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm
Session 2 (Wed) Mar 27 – May 29 Wed, 3:30-4:40pm
Session 2 (Fri) Mar 29 – May 31 Fri, 3:30-4:30pm

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Gymnastics Tots (4-5) - Fall Session

Gymnastics Tots (4-5) - Fall Session

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based learning experiences. Every gymnastics class begins with a fun-filled and engaging …

Session 2 (Wed) Nov 7 - Dec 19 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 2 (Fri) Nov 9 - Dec 21 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm

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Gymnastics Tots (4-5) - Winter/Spring Session

Gymnastics Tots (4-5) - Winter/Spring Session

Instructor: Steve Sassone

The fun begins as the jumping, spinning, stretching, strengthening, rolling, swinging, balancing and going upside-down gives every child multiple success based learning experiences. Every gymnastics class begins with a fun-filled and engaging …

Session 1 (Wed) Jan 9 – Mar 13 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 1 (Fri) Jan 11 – Mar 15 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 2 (Wed) Mar 27 – May 29 Wed, 2:45-3:30pm
Session 2 (Fri) Mar 29 – May 31 Fri, 2:45-3:30pm

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Kinder Kickz Soccer - Fall Session

Kinder Kickz Soccer - Fall Session

Instructor: Elena Abrams

Help your child off to a healthy start with Kinder Kickz Soccer Program!  Kinder Kickz is a non-competitive, activity-based program for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Kinder Kickz uses soccer as a vehicle to …

Ages 18-36 mos: Session 2 11/5 - 1/14 Mon, 10:15-11:15am
Ages 3-5: Session 2 11/5 - 1/14 Mon, 11:15am-12:15pm

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Kinder Kickz Soccer - Winter/Spring Session

Kinder Kickz Soccer - Winter/Spring Session

Instructor: Elena Abrams

Help your child off to a healthy start with Kinder Kickz Soccer Program!  Kinder Kickz is a non-competitive, activity-based program for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Kinder Kickz uses soccer as a vehicle to …

Ages 18 - 36 mos: Session 1 Jan 28 – Mar 25 Mon, 10:15 - 11:15am
Ages 3-5: Session 1 Jan 28 – Mar 25 Mon, 11:15am-12:15pm
Ages 18-36 mos: Session 2 Apr 1 – May 20 Mon, 10:15-11:15am
Ages 3-5: Session 2 Apr 1 – May 20 Mon, 11:15am-12:15pm

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