Youth Programs

KIDS-N-KANVAS

Are you ready to find your inner Picasso? Participants are guided through easy step-by-step instructions to paint a canvas. Each class features a new and different piece of original artwork that is simple to create and fun to show off to family and friends. All art supplies are included and no art experience needed.  

Session
Day
Dates
Time
Age
1 WatercolorsWJune 6, 13, 205:30 - 7 pm
6-10
2 Acrylic
W
July 11, 18, 25
5:30 - 7 pm
8-14
Fee: $25 D, $30 ND (per class), $70 D, $85 ND (all three classes)


SCHOOL’S OUT CLUB

Weekly themed activities will get your kids up and moving during spring and summer breaks. Participants spend time doing arts and crafts, organized physical activities in the gymnasium, open swim in the pool, and a daily field trip. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle as well as a swimsuit and towel if needed. Visit the youth programs page at www.cvprd.com for trip details.  Fee: $120 D, $130 ND per session

SUMMER BREAK

Day
Time
Session
Age
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
June 4, 6, 8
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
June 11, 13, 15
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
June 18, 20, 22
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
June 25, 27 ,29
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
July 9, 11, 13
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
July 16, 18, 20
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
July 23, 25, 27
6-12
MWF
7:30 am - 6 pm
July 30, Aug 1, 3
6-12

*Registration closes one week prior to each session*


YOUTH FITNESS

JUNIOR TRAINERS

Our Junior Trainers program teaches children how to use weight and cardio room equipment, proper weight room etiquette, and basic human anatomy. Participation in class is required for access to weight and cardio rooms with adult supervision.
Age: 13-14

Age
Time
Dates
(Choose one)
Fee
13-14 years
6:15 - 7:15 pm
May 15: June 5, 26: July 3, 24, August 7, 21
$10 D, $15 ND


KARATE 

Classes concentrate on karate punching, kicking, and blocking basics. Students learn to count from 1 to 10 in Japanese and learn basic Japanese phrases used in the dojo.  Have fun doing drills geared toward coordination and exercise in a structured and disciplined environment.  This program has its own ranking system and its purpose is to prepare younger students for the karate class.  
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center

Age
Day & Times
Session Dates
Fee
4-6 years
Saturday
10-10:30 am
June 2-30*$37 D, $47 ND
4-6 years
Saturday
10-10:30 am
July 7-28$37 D, $47 ND

* No classes May 17 and June 23


BENNETT'S KARATE

Uechi  Ryu Karate Do is a karate style of the Uechi family in Okinawa, Japan. It is derived from Pangainoon Kung Fu developed in Southern China pertaining to the three animal systems; Dragon, Tiger, and Crane. This is a structured class promoting self-defense, coordination, balance, and self-control for all ages and skill levels. Age: 7 and up
Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center

Age
Day & Times
Session Dates
Fee
7 and up
Saturday
10:30-11:30am
June 2-30*$37 D, $47 ND
7 and upSaturday
10:30-11:30am
July 7-28$37 D, $47 ND

*No classes May 17 and June 23
                                                                

 Additional Costs/Information Karate equipment is bought through the instructor, not through the Carbon  Valley Recreation Center. Testing is held at Bennett’s Karate school in Erie.

Uniform (“gi”), belt, patch package: $50
Student membership: 
 $35 paid annually
Belt testing and class cancellations due to recreation center closures will be made up at Bennett's Karate dojo in Erie.

BABYSITTER BOOTCAMP

Learn proper babysitting business practices, feeding, diapering, emergency recognition and response, basic first aid, and more. Students will receive a card endorsed by the American Red Cross for babysitter training. Please bring a sack lunch and a snack.

DayAge
Time
Dates
Fee
Saturday11-14 years
9 am-4 pm
June 9$90 D, $100 ND