Youth Programs

Preregistration is Required

Please note: Preregistration is required for all classes. Classes will be cancelled one week prior to the class start date if minimum numbers are not met. Program information is subject to change due to COVID-19. Register here!

Special Interest Classes

Introduction to Karate

Students are taught the basics of karate, including punching, blocking and kicking techniques.

Southgate Karate Club

This class is designed to teach the students the sport as well as the art of Karate. Training techniques focus not only on the technical aspect of self-defense but also instill the value of discipline, dedication, perseverance, and self-confidence.  Students must present proof they have completed the “Introduction to Karate” class

Kids Kicks

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. A $38.50 uniform fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Cerezo’s Martial Arts

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. A $38.50 uniform fee is payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Hip Hop Kids

Learn how-to hip-hop dance! Instructor Nyanda Dixon will teach kids current hip hop steps to music in a fun and supportive environment. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.

Ballet & Tap

This class includes beginning ballet steps and sing-a-long routines. Girls wear pink all leather ballet shoes, pink or white tights w/feet, black Velcro tap shoes and any color leotard. Boys same except) wear black all leather ballet shoes, and black oxford tap shoes. Dancers in this class need both pairs of shoes on first day.

First Steps in Dance

A bubbly fun class with colorful props and character acting through nursery rhymes and story dances. This class is designed as drop-off. Children must be potty-trained. Girls wear pink all leather ballet shoes, pink or white tights w/feet and leotard. Boys same except black leather ballet shoes.

Me & My Shadow

A parent participation class with an emphasis on bubbly fun! Activities include exercise and dance to music along with colorful hoops, scarves, balls and props. Comfortable clothing is recommended.


Summer Camp

Join us for summer fun at our Summer Camps! Your child’s day will be filled with games, crafts and fitness along with some math, science, reading and history all cleverly disguised in a fun enrichment program. A morning and afternoon snack will be provided daily. EGUSD will provide lunch each day through the Summer Lunch Program. An occasional field trip will be taken at an additional cost. Full-time, part-time, and drop-in sessions available, preregistration is on a weekly basis. For further information regarding this program, please feel free to call at 916-526-0234 ext. 104. We look forward to seeing your child in our program!

Fruitridge Summer Camp: June 21 – August 13, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Pat O’Brien Summer Camp: June 21 – August 13, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Youth Sports

Itty Bitty Sports

The Itty-Bitty Sports Program is for ages 3-5 and their parents. This is a parent participation program, where the children and their parents move from station to station learning the 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.

Jr. Giants

Junior Giants League is open to boys and girls, ages 5-13. Players will receive all necessary equipment to play, baseball/softball hat and shirt. Junior Giants is a non-competitive, skill-based baseball/softball program, rules are loose and geared towards beginners. Score is not kept, games are self-officiated, and the program centers around player success and experience, rather than the final score. Register here!

NFL Flag Football

Flag Football teaches boys and girls ages 5-14 the fundamentals of football, good sportsmanship and teamwork. All players will receive an 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.  League runs from August – November.  All games will be played at Nottoli Park.

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