Youth Enrichment Programs
Parent's Night Out
Enjoy an evening at the movies, a candle lit dinner, or a drink at the local bar while your child spends an evening with certified recreation leaders from the Emeryville Recreation Center. Leaders will engage students into a variety of activities such as arts and crafts, food crafts, music and movement, and much more fun and games. Dinner is provided for each participant (dinner may vary per session, please let us know if your child has any food allergies).
To develop soccer skills, sportsmanship, team building and having fun. This is a non-competitive league, where the emphasis will be on individual and team improvement versus winning. Teams will focus on passing, player development, technical and tactical knowledge and apply it to games.
Expectations of Parents/ Families
We are keeping very short rosters it is very important that participants are in attendance at as many games as possible. We ask parents to encourage their child, cheering them on by acknowledging their skills, (i.e. nice pass, nice shot, nice turn, good try)
In the Mix Dance Class
Join our physical fitness specialist as they demonstrates and helps your child with unique dance routines using basic hand and foot coordination dance moves to more advance moves with a hip hop twist! Students will spend time working on building their muscles while working out to the rhythm of the beat with the opportunity to learn new moves each week. Upon the conclusion of the class students will get a chance to show off his/her moves in a parent showcase of the production they worked over the course of the session.
Kajukenbo Kung Fu is an electic, modern martial art founded in Hawaii in 1947. Kajukenbo was created as a new fighting system that emphasized effective skills for self defense within the framework of graceful and powerful movement. Kajukenbo classes at the Senior Center welcome everyone from brand new beginners through black belts.
Capoeira (capo-AYE-rah) is an AfroBrazilian martial art that combines music, dance, acrobatics and selfdefense. Due to its African roots, music and songs accompanied by percussion are an integral part of each class. Capoeira gives you power, flexibility, endurance and allows for self-discovery that builds your self-confidence. The challenge is within anyone’s reach regardless of age, gender or athletic experience. Classes are available for kids ages 5-7 (capo-kids), 7-12 (young warriors) and teens/adults in the regular capoeira class. Visit Malandro’s website at www.capoeirabayarea.com for more information about Capoeira.
Tae Kwon Do is a history of the martial arts that originated in Korea. The knowledge of the founders of the art extends not only in the past but make us aware of the present as well as preparing for the future of how life was in the ancient times and how some of those lessons in the past help us in the present and future. The values and disciplines in Tae Kwon Do, extend from the training hall to our communities. The respect of learning your capabilities makes you aware of the disadvantages that our communities face every day.