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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314-984-7777

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Martial Arts and Self Defense

Karate for Youth, Ages 4–10

Designed to build self-confidence, self-esteem and self-discipline, this class teaches the basic concepts of karate as well as self-control, coordination and focus. Safety and fun are the most important elements of this program.
KIDS:707 | 10 sessions | $59 REG

NEW! Kids Martial Arts, Ages 4–10

Grow confidence and self-assurance, work hard and learn respect. Practicing martial arts can be effective in improving grades and attitude while improving one’s physical and mental state. Learn basic martial arts and self-defense while also practicing in our Black Belt Excellence Character Development program.
KIDS:707 | 10 sessions | $95 REG

Kids Self-Defense, Ages 6–11

Are your children prepared to defend themselves 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. Utilizing stress drills designed to mimic real life situations, beginners will 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

Dance

Intro to Arabic Folk and Modern Dance

Expand your child’s dance and cultural knowledge in this fun and informative class! Your child will 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! Props are provided. Comfortable active wear is recommended. Students may choose to go barefoot.
KIDS:711 | 4 sessions | $39 REG

Intro to Latin Dancing, Ages 7–12

Kids will have fun experiencing the many styles of Latin dance. From salsa to merengue your child will explore the culture, history and the origin behind the dances. Portions of the class will be taught in Spanish and instruments will be used. Children are to wear comfortable active wear. Tennis shoes are allowed.
KIDS:711 | 8 sessions | $69 REG

Fencing

Fencing for Youth, Ages 8–15: Beginning I and II

Have fun learning the basics of swordplay! Class emphasizes basics of footwork, blade work and bouting. Students with no previous experience welcome and class will accommodate returning students with instruction to expand technique. Equipment provided.
KIDS:720 | 8 sessions | $69 REG

Junior Docs and Vets

NEW! Look What’s Inside: Dissection for Junior Doctors and Veterinarians, 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 owl specimen, depending on the section you’ve selected. Choose one, two or all three! Learn to use dissection equipment properly and to identify organs.
KIDS:706 | 1 session | $19 REG

Swimming

Swimming for Children, Ages 5–15: Beginning

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 | $65 REG

Tennis

Tennis for Youth, Ages 4-6: Pee Wee

Series of group lessons specifically designed to introduce the game of tennis. Class will include eye-hand coordination exercises as well as building skills for forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Tennis balls provided.
KIDS:709 | 4 sessions | $45 REG

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

Designed for beginners and those who need to brush up on the basics. Techniques covered include forehand, backhand, serve, volley, basic strategy as well as drill exercises. Players will be grouped according to ability. Tennis balls provided.
KIDS:709 | 4 sessions | $80 REG

 

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