Youth Classes

Personal Enrichment

Offered through Personal Enrichment

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec | Off-Site

We offer a wide variety of programs and classes for kids of all ages at various locations. We offer classes in karate, cooking, fencing, science, tennis, golf, arts and crafts, and much more. Summers are even more exciting with our College for Kids and Kids on Campus programs at the Meramec campus.

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Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

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Dance

Intro to Arabic Dance, Ages 7-12

Expand your dance and cultural knowledge in this fun and informative class! Learn various styles of dance such as sa’idi, kahleeji, and Nubian from regions throughout the Middle East. We will explore the tradition behind the different styles of music, their rhythms, and create an interactive environment for these social and group dances. Join us for culturally informed movement and fun! We will end the session with a hafla (Arabic for “party”) where students can show off their new moves! Props provided. Comfortable active wear recommended. Students may choose to go barefoot. **
KIDS:765 | 6 sessions | $49 REG
P01 Sa 11-11:50 a.m. | Amber Skye
March 28-May 2 | FP-PE, Dance Room

Junior Docs and Vets

NEW! Look What’s Inside, Ages 8-15

Put on your aprons and gloves and get ready to explore the internal tissues, organs and muscles found in a pig, shark or frog specimen, depending on the section you've selected below. Choose one, two or all three! Learn to use dissection equipment properly and to identify organs. Registration closes on Feb. 26.
KIDS:706 | 1 session | $29 REG
Pig Dissection:
P02 Sa 9-10:15 a.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
March 7 | FV-SM, 238
Shark Dissection:
P03 Sa 10:30-11:45 a.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
March 7 | FV-SM, 238
• NOTE: Bring a sack lunch if you are staying for the 12:15 p.m. dissection class.
Frog Dissection:

P01 Sa 12:15-1:30 p.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
March 7 | FV-SM, 238

Swimming

Swimming for Children: Beginning, Ages 5-15

Get ready to swim like a fish — maybe a shark! Overcome any fear you may have of the water, practice beginning swimming strokes and learn personal water safety skills. **
KIDS:720 | 8 sessions | $59 REG
Ages 5-8:
P01 Sa noon-12:50 p.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
Feb. 8-April 18 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/7, 3/21, 4/11.
Ages 8-12:

P02 Sa 1-1:50 p.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
Feb. 8-April 18 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/7, 3/21, 4/11.
Ages 12-15:

P03 Sa 2-2:50 p.m. | Jeanne Hudgens
Feb. 8-April 18 | FV-PE, Pool
• NOTE: No class 3/7, 3/21, 4/11.

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Self Defense and Fencing

Karate for Kids, Ages 4-10

Build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-discipline by learning the basic concepts of karate. Emphasizes self-control, coordination and focus. Safety and fun are the most important elements of this program. **
KIDS:707 | 10 sessions | $59 REG
P01 Sa 10-11 a.m.
Feb. 22-May 2 | The Martial Arts Ctr
• NOTE: No class 4/11.
P03 M 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 24-April 27 | The Martial Arts Ctr
P04 Tu 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 25-April 28 | The Martial Arts Ctr
P05 W 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 26-April 29 | The Martial Arts Ctr

Kung Fu Shaolin Black Dragon for Kids, Ages 5-15

Learn practical self-defense techniques through an introduction to Kung Fu through emotional and physical balance, technique, style and disciplined training. Receive one-on-one instruction on anti-bullying and defense against bullies to build self-confidence and to avoid or deal with unexpected confrontation. **
KIDS:707 | 10 sessions | $95 REG
P02 Su 4-6 p.m.
Feb. 23-May 3 | CODA Martial Arts
• NOTE: No class 4/12.

Kids Self-Defense, Ages 6-11

Are you prepared to defend yourself from bullies or a bad situation? Krav Maga is a fun, exciting and realistic system designed to prepare both the body and mind for real world situations. Through practical stress drills, beginners practice self-defense and hand-to-hand combat techniques to quickly and effectively finish a fight. Build confidence, self-esteem, balance, coordination and learn like skills. Class is hands-on and fully interactive. No shoes on mats; athletic wear required. **
KIDS:714 | 10 sessions | $95 REG
P01 Sa 9:15-10 a.m.
Jan. 25-March 28 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton
P02 M 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Jan. 27-April 6 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P04 Tu 5:30-6:15 p.m. | Xtreme Krav Maga, Chesterfield
Jan. 28-March 31
P03 W 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Jan. 29-April 1 | Xtreme Krav Maga, Fenton

Youth Fencing: Beginning I and II, Ages 8-15

Have fun learning the basics of swordplay! Develop footwork, blade work and bouting basics. Accommodates returning students with instruction to expand technique. Equipment provided. **
KIDS:720 | 8 sessions | $69 REG
P04 M 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Patrick Dorsey
Jan. 27-March 30 | MC-PE, 201
• NOTE: No class 2/17, 3/16.

Gymnastics and Ninja Training

All American Girls Gymnastics, Ages 7-15

Come join this gymnastics class taught using age appropriate curriculum with progressions and drills for teaching skills. Focus on building strength, coordination and balance. School age classes are skill-based utilizing USA Gymnastics Level 1-3 skills. **
KIDS:720 | 10 sessions | $149 REG
White Stars, Ages 7-9:
P05 M 7:15-8:10 p.m.
Jan. 27-March 30 | All American Gymnastics
KIDS:720 | 10 sessions | $179 REG
Platinum Stars, Ages 9-15:
P06 M 7:15-8:20 p.m.
Jan. 27-March 30 | All American Gymnastics

All American Super Ninja, Ages 5-15

Focus on conditioning and agility training with the use of “Ninja Warrior” style obstacle courses. Flips, runs, spins, vaults, beam jumps, rope swing, rings and trampoline will be used. All activities are introduced with proper progression and matting. **
KIDS:720 | 10 sessions | $149 REG
Red Super Ninjas, Ages 5-6:
P07 Th 5:15-6:10 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 2 | All American Gymnastics
White Super Ninjas, Ages 7-9:
P08 Th 5:15-6:10 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 2 | All American Gymnastics
KIDS:720 | 10 sessions | $179 REG
Platinum Super Ninjas, Ages 10-15:
P09 Th 6:15-7:20 p.m.
Jan. 30-April 2 | All American Gymnastics

Tennis

Tennis for Youth: Beginning I and II, Ages 7-15

Learn and develop forehand, backhand, serve, volley, basic strategy as well as drill exercises. Ideal for beginners and those who need to brush up on the basics. Players grouped according to ability. Tennis balls provided. **
KIDS:709 | 4 sessions | $79 REG
Ages 7-10:
P05 M 5-6 p.m.
Feb. 3-March 2 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P01 Su 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 9-March 1 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P07 Sa 11 a.m.-noon
Feb. 22-March 14 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
P04 Su 6-7 p.m.
March 8-29 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P09 M 5-6 p.m.
March 9-30 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
P11 Sa 11 a.m.-noon
March 21-April 25 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
• NOTE: No class 4/4, 4/18.
Ages 11-15:
P06 M 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 3-March 2 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
• NOTE: No class 2/17.
P02 Su 7-8 p.m.
Feb. 9-March 1 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P08 Sa noon-1 p.m.
Feb. 22-March 14 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
P03 Su 7-8 p.m.
March 8-29 | Frontenac Racquet Club
P10 M 6-7 p.m.
March 9-30 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
P12 Sa noon-1 p.m.
March 21-April 25 | Sunset Hills CC, indoor court
• NOTE: No class 4/4, 4/18.

 
**: Assumption of Risk, Release and Waiver of Liability must be signed at first class by a parent or guardian.


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