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R.E.C. Van

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The R.E.C. Van program features over forty scheduled park visits in the community and is “Bringing the Fun” back to your neighborhood. R.E.C. Van is a free, drop-in program for children of all ages.

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Youth Programs

Be sure to check out other programs like Youth and Teen Sports and Swim Lessons.

Before and After School Programs

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Fees: $40 annual registration fee. Prices range from $50 - $250 per month for school year programs.

Fun Factory is a school site program that provides before and after school care. Homework assistance, crafts, music, physical activities, and continuing education with math, science, social studies, and reading are offered before and after school. 

Winter Break Camp

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Fees: $90/week; $60/week (less than 25 hours); $25/day drop in.

SRPD Fun Factory Staff will be hosting a fun and exciting Winter Break Camp at Florin East Grammar School. Staff will provide participants with a nutritious morning and afternoon snack, arts and crafts activities and group games. Participants will also have a chance to engage in a variety of science, reading, physical education, drama and theater activities. Participants are required to bring their lunch each day.

Location:
Florin East Grammar School (8383 Florin Road)
Time: 7:00a - 6:00p
 
Week 1: 11/20 - 11/22/2017
Week 2: 12/11 - 12/15/2017
Week 3: 12/18 - 12/22/2017
Week 4: 12/26 - 12/29/2017

Spring Break Camp

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Fees: $90/week; $60/week (less than 25 hours); $25/day drop in.
March 26 - April 6, 2018

SRPD Fun Factory Staff will be hosting a fun and exciting Spring Break Camp at Florin East Grammar School. Staff will provide participants with a nutritious morning and afternoon snack, arts and crafts activities and group games. Participants will also have a chance to engage in a variety of science, reading, physical education, drama and theater activities. Participants are required to bring their lunch each day. 

Location: Florin East Grammar School (8383 Florin Road)
Time: 7:00a - 6:00p

Week 1: 3/26 - 3/30/2018
Week 2: 4/2 - 4/6/2018

Fruitridge Summer Camp (Ages 5-12)

Check back for Summer 2018 Dates!

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Fees: $55/week

NEW TIME! Camp Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
We offer group games, arts & crafts, team building, science, math, reading, swimming, field trips and much more.  Our qualified staff will make sure that your child has a safe and enjoyable environment to grow. EGUSD will be providing lunch every day through the Summer Lunch Program.   An occasional field trip will be taken at an additional cost.

Location:  Fruitridge Community Center (4000 Fruitridge Rd)

Florin East Summer Camp (Ages 5-12)

Check back for Summer 2018 Dates!

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Fees: $90/week Full Time; $60/week Part Time (less than 25 hours); $25/daily drop in

Camp Time: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
We offer group games, arts & crafts, team building, science, math, reading, swimming, field trips and much more.  Our qualified staff will make sure that your child has a safe and enjoyable environment to grow.  EGUSD will be providing lunch every day through the Summer Lunch Program.  An occasional field trip will be taken at an additional cost.

Pool Field Trips 2017, $5 per child
June 9
June 23
July 7
July 21
August 4

Location:  Florin East Grammar School (8383 Florin Rd)

Special Interest

Dance Classes

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Dance classes for youth are offered at Encore!, located on 9154 E. Stockton Blvd. Suite 100, Elk Grove. The following classes are available for children ages 2 years old and up:

• Me & My Shadow (ages 2-3 with a participating adult)
• First Steps in Dance (ages 3-4 without parent participation)
• Ballet & Tap Classes (ages 4.5-5.5)
• Hip Hop (ages 5 & up)

Kid Kicks (4-7 years)

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Fee: $49/month ($38.50 uniform fee payable to the instructor)

This class is taught in a fun and games format.  Children will learn the basics of blocking, punching and kicking.  Children are taught in a fun positive manner so they can enjoy martial arts while learning valuable life skills. They learn respect for themselves and others and leadership skills. This class helps prepare your child to become successful in anything they wish to do. 

Location: Cerezo's Martial Arts, 7217 Florin Mall Drive


Cerezo's Martial Arts (8-13 years)

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Fee: $49/month ($38.50 uniform fee payable to the instructor)

This class is taught in a traditional format, teaching the basics of karate and jiu-jitsu. Children will learn the basics of blocking, punching and kicking with an emphasis on self-defense and bully prevention.  Children are taught positive motivation techniques as well as self-motivation, respect for others and leadership skills. Rank advancement is possible in this class. 

Location: Cerezo's Martial Arts, 7217 Florin Mall Drive


Introduction to Karate (6-12 years)

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Fee: $36/month

This introduction class covers the basics of Karate. Students are taught thrusting, blocking and kicking techniques. Please note that this is a disciplined class. Students will learn self-defense, mental discipline and physical fitness techniques.  Students who complete the Introduction to Karate course are eligible for the Southgate Karate Club.

Location: International Karate Federation, 8946 Vintage Park Drive


Karate Club (6-12 years)

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Fee: $50/month

Training techniques are designed to teach students the sport of Karate and self-protection techniques.  The Kotakaha Shito-Ryu Karate style stresses the art as well as the sport.  Students must present proof they have completed the Introduction to Karate class. This is a drop-in class; you may participate in a single one hour class per week on any of the days listed below.

Location: International Karate Federation, 8946 Vintage Park Drive
 

Youth Sports

Tee-Ball (4-7 years)

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Register January 22 - March 9, 2018
Fee: $75

Children will learn the basics of throwing, hitting, catching, fielding and most importantly, how to work as a team in a fun-filled environment. Each team will have one practice scheduled during the week and games will be played on Saturdays. This program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 7 (child must turn 4 years old by January 1, 2018).

Location: 
Olde Florintown Park, Florin Road & McComber Street
Season: March 24 - June 2*
Code: 16112
Days: Saturday, 9:00a - 3:00p
*There will be no games played over Memorial Day Weekend.

*NEW* Instructional Tee-Ball (4-7 years)

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Register January 22 - March 9, 2018
Fee: $75

Children will learn the basics of throwing, hitting, catching, fielding and most importantly, how to work as a team in a fun-filled environment. Each team will have one practice scheduled during the week and games will be played on Saturdays. This program is for boys and girls ages 4 to 7 (child must turn 4 years old by January 1, 2018).

Location: 
Olde Florintown Park, Florin Road & McComber Street
Season: March 24 - June 2*
Code: 16113
Days: Saturday, 9:00a - 3:00p
*There will be no games played over Memorial Day Weekend.
 
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Junior Giants (5-13 years)

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Register April 15 - May 15
Fee: FREE

Junior Giants baseball is a free non-competitive baseball program open to all boys and girls ages 5-13. Players will learn the fundamentals of the game in a fun, encouraging setting. Participants will receive a shirt, hat, and all necessary equipment to play. All games are played on Saturdays. Each team will also have one scheduled practice during the week. Practice days and times will be selected by the coach prior to the season. No team/coach requests will be taken. Registration is required on the Junior Giants website. Please click here or the button above to register online. 

Location: Olde Florintown Park, Florin Road & McComber Street

Season: June 12 - August 5*


Itty Bitty Sports (3.5 - 5 years)

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Fee: $50

The Itty Bitty Sports Program is for 3.5 to 5-year-olds and their parents.  This is a parent participation program, where the children and their parents move from station to station learning the basic fundamentals required for each sport.  With the help of trained instructors, this program builds confidence, motor skills and offers a positive early experience to sports.  This is a fun way to spend quality time with your child and it's a noncompetitive program.  Each registered child will receive a t-shirt on the first day of class and a certificate of completion on the last day of class.

Code Session Days Time Sport (Location)
15644 1/9 - 2/13/18 Tu 5:30p - 6:30p

Basketball

(Rizal Community Center)

16110 2/20 - 3/27/18 Tu 5:30p - 6:30p

Baseball

(Carlisle Woods Park)

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Youth Basketball Skills & Drills Clinic

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Fee: $25
Location: Jose P. Rizal Community Center
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017

This introductory basketball clinic provides effective basketball tools which will help youth become more skileld and confident players.  Primary skills covered include: footwork, ball handling, and shooting.  The clinic concludes with a scrimmage incorporating skills learned throughout the day. 

Southgate Youth Basketball Camp

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Fee: $50

The Southgate Recreation & Park District's Basketball Camp is geared for 1st through 8th grade children who are interested in the opportunity to enhance their basketball skills.  Instructors will give hands-on instruction in all areas of basketball including: shooting, passing, ball handling, defense and teamwork.  This one week camp is a great option for winter break! 

Location: Rizal Community Center (7320 Florin Mall Drive)
Registration Dates: 10/2 - 12/1/17

 Code  Session  Days  Time
 15645  10/2 -12/1/17  Mon - Fri  12:00 - 4:00pm


Southgate Youth Basketball Advanced League

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Fee: $90

The Southgate Recreation & Park District's Youth Basketball League is geared towards 3rd - 8th grade girls and boys of all skill levels. *Skill development, fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship, participation and fun are the league's focus.  Games and practices are held at the Jose Rizal Community Center and various locations.  Games will be played on Sundays. 

*Southgate reserves the right to determine the placement of a child based on skill level and development.

Location: Rizal Community Center (7320 Florin Mall Drive) and other various locations
Registration Dates: 11/6/17 - 2/25/18
Evaluation Day: 2/25/18

 Code Days   Session
 15646 Sundays, 1:00 - 8:00pm 2/25/18 - 6/10/18

*NEW* Southgate Youth Basketball REC League

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Fee: $90

The Southgate Recreation & Park District's Youth Basketball League is geared towards 3rd - 8th grade girls and boys of all skill levels. *Skill development, fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship, participation and fun are the league's focus.  Games and practices are held at the Jose Rizal Community Center and various locations.  Games will be played on Sundays. 

*Southgate reserves the right to determine the placement of a child based on skill level and development.

Location: Vineyard Community Center (8025 Waterman Road) and other various locations
Registration Dates: 11/6/17 - 2/25/18
Evaluation Day: 2/25/18

 Code Days   Session
 16114 Saturdays, 9:00a - 5:00p 2/24/18 - 6/2/18


Youth Beginning Tennis 

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Fee: $40

This class is for the young player age 7 to 13, who has little or no experience playing tennis. The class covers basic strokes such as forehand, backhand, and serving. Students will also be taught basic singles and doubles strategies, and how to keep score. Each student must bring two new (unopened) cans of tennis balls. Minimum enrollment must be met. Class time is subject to change due to enrollment.

Location: Vintage Park Tennis Courts

 Code  Session  Days  Time
14916 4/7 - 5/12/18  Sa  9:00a - 9:55a

 

Youth Intermediate Tennis 

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Fee: $40

This class is for the young player age 7 to 13, who has little or no experience playing tennis. The class covers basic strokes such as forehand, backhand, and serving. Students will also be taught basic singles and doubles strategies, and how to keep score. Each student must bring two new (unopened) cans of tennis balls. Minimum enrollment must be met. Class time is subject to change due to enrollment.

Location: Vintage Park Tennis Courts

 Code  Session  Days  Time
13998 4/7 - 5/12/18  Sa  10:00a - 10:55a

 

NFL Youth Flag Football

Check back in the Summer for 2017 dates!

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Register May 2 - August 12
Fee: $90

Flag Football teaches boys and girls ages 5-17 the fundamentals of football, good sportsmanship and teamwork. All players will receive a NFL Flag Football reversible jersey, mouthpiece, certificate of participation and a trophy. Practices will take place during the week and games will be played on Saturdays.

Location: Countryside Park

 Code  Session  Days  Time
15328  8/12/17 - 11/4/17  Sa  9:00a - 4:00p

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