Early Education & Youth Programs

***Be advised that the Willow Theatre is currently closed.

The grassy area between the Community Center and the Field House (in front of pavilion 2 and 3 and next to the basketball courts) is subject to closure for small amounts of time for Community Center programming.***

 

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Attention current WebTrac users: Every 2 years the City requires WebTrac users to re-verify residency in person. If you have not registered for a class/program since August 2019, your username & password are no longer valid.  To be reset in the system, you must come in person to a Community Center, Tennis Center, or Sugar Sand Field House to re-activate your Webtrac account.  You must bring proof of residency at that time to continue to receive resident rates for on-line registrations.

Explorium Programs
Click here to learn more about the science program offered at the Children's Science Explorium at Sugar Sand Park.

Toddlers and Preschoolers

SOCCER SHOTS

Ages 2-5

This weekly outdoor program is an introduction to soccer that utilizes creative and imaginative games to focus on the basics of soccer skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting. Each week we highlight a positive trait such as respect, teamwork, and appreciation. Promotes gross motor skills, teamwork, social skills, and learning basic soccer skills. Parent/Caregiver participation is required for ages 2-3.5. Materials Fee $20 (soccer jersey) payable to the instructor on the first day of class. Minimum=3, Maximum=11 (14 for 3.5-5yrs)

INSTRUCTOR: Soccer Shots Staff

ACTIVITY: 113010

DAY:   Saturday

DATES:     A   September 11-October 30

                   C   November 13-December 18 (no class 11/27)

TIMES:

C1     Ages 2-3.5     9:00am-9:30am   

C2   Ages 2-3.5     9:40am-10:10am   FULL

C3   Ages 3.5-5     10:20am-11:05am

COST  per 5-week session (C): $93.75 Resident, $117.19 Non resident

 

ACTIVITY: 113010

DAY:   Sunday

DATES:    B   September 12-October 31

                  D   November 14-December 19 (no class 11/28)

TIMES:

D1     Ages 2-3.5     9:30am-10:00am     FULL

D2   Ages 2-3.5     10:10am-10:40am     FULL

D3   Ages 3.5-5     10:50am-11:35am

COST  per 5-week session (D): $93.75 Resident, $117.19 Non resident

LIL SLUGGERS        

Ages 2-5

This indoor child development program is designed to introduce children to the game of baseball.  We teach the proper way to throw, catch, hit, and run in a fun and exciting environment.  1 coach per 6 children ratio is provided for individual attention and instruction. Children ages 2-3 yrs require parent/caregiver participation.  Promotes teamwork, coordination, social skills. Minimum=5, Maximum=7

INSTRUCTOR: Lil Sluggers PBC

ACTIVITY: 113003

DAY: Saturday

DATES:      C         October 30-December 18 (no class 11/27)

TIMES:

C1              Ages 4-5             8:15am-9:00am

C2             Age 2                   9:15am-10:00am     FULL

C3             Age 3                   10:15am-11:00am    FULL

C4            Ages 3.5-4           11:15am-12:00pm   

COST   Per 7-weeks (C): $133 Resident, $166.25 Non-resident

 

ACTIVITY: 113003

DAY: Sunday

DATES:          B         September 12-October 17

                        D         October 31-December 19 (no class 11/28)

TIMES:

D1              Ages 2-3              9:30am-10:15am      FULL

D2            Ages 4-5              10:30am-11:!5am

COST    per 7-weeks (D):  $133 Resident, $166.25 Non-resident

NEW! DECO SUPERSTARS FUN & FITNESS

Ages 2-4

The game master will lead children through activities that may include music, hula hoops, groups games, an obstacle course with ball, bean bags, an coordination equipment. The program will be designed for age-appropriate material in the class. Promotes social skills, coordination, and teamwork. Minimum=5, Maximum 18

INSTRUCTOR: Joy Deco Enterprises Staff

ACTIVITY: 113426

DAYS: Wednesday

TIME: 10:50am-11:35am

DATES:    C1     September 15-November 3

COST per 8-week session: $136 Resident, $170 Non-resident

TOT TIME   

Ages 1-4 years

New day! This indoor playroom includes toys, bubbles, costumes, crafts and snacks, plus coffee and tea for the adults. Registration and adult supervision are required. Please limit the number of adults in your group.

ACTIVITY: 113006

DAY: Tuesday

B1 October 19, B2 Adult

C1 November 16; C2 Adult

D1 December 14; D2 Adult

TIME: 10am-12pm

COST: per child: $5 Resident /$6.25 Non-Resident
            per adult: Free, registration is required.

MUSIC TOGETHER WITH LAURIE             

Ages 0-6

Music Together is an internationally recognized parent-child music program for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, ages birth to 6 years and their grownups who love them, to sing, dance, play and drum along. Classes are mixed ages with a parent or caregiver required to participate. Class will meet and sign-in outdoors at the Family Pavilion. Provider requires registrants to pay the $50 Materials Fee (CD, illustrated songbook & download code for semester music) directly on her website (www.musictogetherwithlaurie.com) prior to the first class. No equipment will be supplied or shared. Minimum=4, Maximum=12

INSTRUCTOR: Laurie Luczak, Music Together with Laurie, LLC

ACTIVITY: 113017

DAYS: Thursday

DATES:  September 23-December 9 (no class 11/11 and 11/25)

SESSIONS:  

           A1       9:30am-10:15am (outside at the Family Pavilion)

           A2      10:30am-11:15am (outside at the Family Pavilion)

           A3       11:30am-12:15pm (inside the Community Center)

COST per 10-week session:  $175 Resident 1st child; $148.75 Resident 2nd child

                                   $218.75 Non-resident 1st child; $185.94 Non-resident 2nd child

BRIGHT & SMART: ENCHANTED STEM MOMMY & ME

Ages 3-4

Learning STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is so much fun! Young children learn to pay attention to detail, think critically, and be patient by designing, creating, and putting together contraption (with the help of a parent) using curriculum developed primarily for them. Parent/caregiver participation is required. Promotes attention to detail, collaboration, communication, empathizing, and learning from failure. Minimum=4, Maximum=8

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY: 113413

DAY: Fridays

TIMES: 11:00am-11:30am

DATES:          A2       October 29-November 19         FULL

                        A3       December 3-December 17

COST per 4-weeks (A2):  $40 Resident, $50 Non-resident

           per 3-weeks (A3): $30 Resident, $37.50 Non-resident

Elementary School Age

VIRTUAL DISCOVER MAGIC

Ages 7-12

This twice weekly virtual class (75 minutes per class) is part of a one-of-a-kind, nationally recognized program designed to create extraordinary FUN the makes GREAT kids appear! Each magic lesson builds character, confidence, and communication skills that will positively impact your child for the rest of their lives. We focus on magic, fun, and learning. The MAGIC makes the FUN happen; the FUN makes the LEARNING easy! Each session contains completely different lessons and tricks. Promotes communication skills, public speaking, creativity, and empathy. Materials Fee $60 (Magic Kit- includes carry case, printed materials, supplies/props for 1-2 tricks per class, lifetime access to the online Video Vault, and an exclusive graduation certificate and wand) is payable to the instructor prior to the first class (he will contact you) and will be available for pickup at Sugar Sand Park Community Center. Minimum=3, Maximum=12

INSTRUCTOR: Alan Kratish, South Florida Magic School

ACTIVITY: 113060

DAYS: Tuesdays and Thursdays

TIME: 4:00pm-5:15pm

DATES:   A2  October 19-November 18 (no class 11/9 and 11/11) - GREEN WAND course

COST per 4-week session: $165 Resident, $206.25 Non-resident

**This program will be held on the virtual platform GoToMeeting. After registering, a meeting link will be emailed to you no later than 48 hours before the start of the class. Please make sure we have your current email address on file with your WebTrac account.

BRIGHT & SMART: PRE-STARTER CODING & ROBOTICS

Ages 5-7

Participants learn to design, create, build, and program an array of robots using a curriculum developed primarily for them. teamwork and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. Each week a new challenge is unraveled by each team. At the end of each session, students will demonstrate to their parents and family members their newly developed skills. Promotes attention to detail, estimating, teamwork, communication, and learning from failure. Minimum=4, Maximum=10

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY: 113413

DAYS: Thursdays

TIME: 5:00pm-6:00pm

DATES: September 30-December 2 (no class 11/11 and 11/25)

COST per 8-weeks: $180 Resident, $225 Non-resident

BRIGHT & SMART: STARTER CODING & ROBOTICS

Ages 8-10

Participants learn to design, create, build, and program an array of robots using a curriculum developed primarily for them. teamwork and passion will be necessary to complete this mission. Each week a new challenge is unraveled by each team. At the end of each session, students will demonstrate to their parents and family members their newly developed skills. Promotes attention to detail, estimating, teamwork, communication, and learning from failure. Minimum=4, Maximum=10

INSTRUCTOR: Bright & Smart Staff

ACTIVITY: 113413

DAYS: Thursdays

TIME: 6:30pm-7:30pm

DATES: September 30-December 2 (no class 11/11 and 11/25)

COST per 8-weeks: $180 Resident, $225 Non-resident

NEW!  ACTING AND IMPROV FOR KIDS

The activities of this program range from vocal and physical warm-ups, focus and attention span building exercises, confidence building exercises, public speaking, and ensemble work, all encouraging creativity. Promotes creativity, public speaking, self-confidence, and teamwork. Minimum=6, Maximum=12

INSTRUCTOR: David Tully, Tully Teaches

ACTIVITY: 113063

Ages 6-8

DAY: Mondays

TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm

DATES:     A2      November 8-December 13 (no class 11/22)

COST per 4-week session (A1): $100 Resident, $125 Non-resident

           per 5-week session (A2): $125 Resident, $156.25 Non-resident

 

ACTIVITY: 113063

Ages 9-12

DAY: Tuesdays

TIME:  4:30pm-6:00pm

DATES:   B2         November 9-December 14 (no class 11/23)

COST per 5-week session: $125 Resident, $156.25 Non-resident

 

ARKIDTECTURE I - SUPER STRUCTURES

Ages 5-12

Participants will test materials, meet design constraints, and dream up amazing structures using a variety of different materials including KEVA planks, cardboard, straws, Sour Patch Kids, and more. Activities include testing column strength, designing a floor plan, building an edible bridge, designing and building your own treehouse and more! Promotes critical thinking communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Materials Fee $25 (KEVA planks, KEVA cards, and construction materials) payable to the instructor at the first class. Minimum=6, Maximum=25

INSTUCTOR: Meggie Andramunio, Bricks, Bots & Beakers

ACTIVITY: 113034

DAYS: Monday

TIME: 4:15pm-5:15pm

DATES:    B1    November 1-December 20 (no class 11/22)

COST per 7-week session: $195 Resident, $243.75 Non-resident