Youth Programs

Fencing

Fencing is an activity like no other. It is a very physical sport with split-second challenges for the mind. A fencer must not only cross blades, but match wits with their opponent. Fencing is often referred to as "physical chess" and, like a chess player, a fencer must learn to swiftly make moves and countermoves, using their mind and body in place of a chess piece. Many games let you pretend to cross blades with an adversary. Fencing lets you actually do the deed. Local competitions range from events for those age 8 and under to those for fencers age 70 plus. There is even wheelchair fencing! Truly, this is an activity you can continue your entire life. Besides, it's sword fighting! How cool is that?

Fencing instruction is provide John Trojanowski for people 7 and older. We offer intro and intermediate fencing throughout the year. Every session consists of 4, 1 hour classes.

Karate

Kids ages 5 to 12, get a kick out of your summer with martial arts. As you gain self-confidence while learning art, sport, and self-defense of American Karate. To view our class video, visit our website.

Karate instruction is provided by American Society of Karate. Karate is offered for ages 5 and older and is offered year-round. Every session consists of 10, 1 hour classes.

Tennis

League City 10 and under class is a live ball, rally-based instruction designed to provide a fun and active learning environment! Students begin their athletic and tennis development through progressions of strokes, agility, speed and exercises with fun and interactive activities. Improving overall coordination and linking the upper/lower body is the key to beginning tennis.

This class will improve hand-eye coordination and introductory tennis skills. The Pre-Challengers class is designed for students in middle school with a focus on proper stroke mechanics, point playing and match play strategies. The Pre-Challengers class helps prepare the student for advancement toward High School tennis and/or tournaments.

Tennis instruction is provided by Bay Area Racquet Club and is offered for kids 5 to 14 years old. Instruction is also provided for Adults 18 and older. Classes are provided year-round. Every session consists of 4, 1 hour classes. In the Summer months tennis camps are weekly in June and July.

Homeschool PE

Homeschool PE is offered for all grade levels during September through May, every session consists of eight classes, twice a week. Each session will have a sport focus that changes month to month to introduce the kids to a variety of activities and sports.

Camps

Camps are offered during the school breaks when Hometown Heroes Park is open. Camp hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Snacks are provided daily, parents will need to provide lunch. Our four main camps are: Camp by the Creek (June-August), Thanksgiving Break Camp, Winter Break Camp, and Spring Break Camp.

Kids Night at the Rec

One Friday every month (September through May), we offer Kids Night at the Rec from 6 to 10 p.m. for kids 5 to 12 years old. The cost includes dinner. Kids will get to play games, watch movies and do arts and crafts.

Mini Chefs

We are excited to introduce simply delicious cooking. We’ll have fun in the kitchen and learn how to work safely in the kitchen. Every session will focus on a different style of food. Classes are open to kids 7 to 15 years old. Each session consists of 4, 1.5 hour classes.

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H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness

H2K Happy Healthy Kids Fitness is a non-competitive and mindfulness based mobile fitness company that runs classes for children and families of all ages and backgrounds, founded 4 years ago outside of Boston. Our goal is to provide a holistic fitness experience in a fun, safe, and inclusive environment, regardless of skill set or ability level. Classes that we offer include yoga, kickboxing, dance, tumbling, Family and Me Classes, and more. Each H2K class ends with meditation and a discussion of individualized healthy goals, encouraging a wholesome and lifelong approach to mind-body health and wellness. Each session consists of 6, 45 minute classes.

Lil Hip Hoppers (Ages 4-7)

Lil' Hip Hoppers is a fun, upbeat, high energy Hip Hop dance class for young dancers. Students will be introduced to basic choreography and acrobatic movements to promote coordination and agility. Class will also incorporate dance games, stretching, and relaxation. Each class will end with meditation and healthy goals with our very own H2K Bu-Dog.

Kids Cardio Circuit Training (Ages 6-11)

Our Kids Cardio Circuit Training class is a fun and interactive class, which includes a combination of strength training, cardio circuit training, and an obstacle course. We will have several stations set up with different activities for students to rotate through in a short period of time. We will end each class with meditation and healthy goals.

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Ballet

Pre-Ballet

For our 4 and 5 year old’s, we will explore movement, creative dance, and basic ballet, giving them a fun and enjoyable introduction to the art of dance. At the end of the semester, a performance for parents will be presented.

Ballet

For those students ages 6 and up, we will introduce basic ballet vocabulary, history, language, steps, and movement, leading to combinations of steps into Ballet routines at the end of the semester for a presentation to parents, family, and friends.

Mom & Baby Yoga (Newborn to Crawlers)

This class is a gentle yoga class designed to help new moms regain muscle tone, abdominal strength, and flexibility. Moms can stretch their body with their baby in front of them. Moms are free to feed their baby, change their diapers or comfort them during the class. Moms are encouraged and guided to involve the baby during the class. Moms are taught a variety of stretches which can be used while feeding.