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.
Please call 314-984-7777 to register.
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
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 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
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 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 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