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You may register for any of the following programs at the Parks and Recreation Department, 830 S. Blackstone Street, or online at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/tulareparksandrec

New Concussion Protocols went into effect January 1, 2017 which applies to athletes participating in youth sports organizations. in which persons 17 years of age and younger participate in baseball, basketball, bicycle motocross (BMX), boxing, competitive cheerleading, diving, equestrian activities, field hockey, football, full contact martial arts, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, parkour, rodeo, roller derby, rugby, skateboarding, skiing, soccer, softball, surfing, swimming, synchronized swimming, volleyball, water polo, or wrestling.

Parents, please read the Concussion fact sheet thoroughly. You will be asked to sign the
consent form for most youth   sports activities upon registration.

 

Youth Volleyball

The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for youth volleyball for  boys and girls in grades 3rd through 8th. Practices begin September 17 and will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Tulare Youth Center and games will be held on Sunday afternoons beginning September 29, 2019. Program fee is $80 per child and $70 for additional siblings. Fee includes a team jersey and team photo.  REGISTRATIONS BEGIN JULY 1, 2019

GRADES:         3rd-8th (Boys & Girls)
PRACTICES:    Tuesdays and Thursdays, September - November
TIME:                3rd - 4th Grade: 6:15pm - 7:00pm
                          5th - 6th Grade: 7:15pm - 8:00pm
                          7th - 8th Grade: 8:15pm - 9:00pm
LOCATION:      Tulare Youth Center, 948 N. H Street
REGISTRATION FEE:    $80 per child ($70 for additional siblings)

 WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER COACHES FOR EACH AGE GROUP. There is a $15 discount for those parents who are willing to coach a team. Please contact Brian Beck at (559)684-4317 if you are interested.

 

Intro to Tumbling

Introduce your child to tumbling with Tulare Parks and Recreation! Participants will learn basic tumbling techniques and exercises to build skills, strength, and flexibility. Our goal is to introduce tumbling necessities such as splits, cartwheels, bridges, and bridge walkovers in a fun and safe environment. Classes are for beginners.DSCF0323

DATES:        October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019
TIMES:          5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.     Ages 2-4
                      6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.     Ages 4-7
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
FEE:              $38
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  $36 if paid by August 7


Presports

It's never too early to start your children towards a healthy and activity lifestyle, so step up and enroll them in Presports. It introduces your preschooler to the fundamentals of tee-ball, soccer and basketball. In a non-competitive environment, they will develop motor coordination using soft equipment for kicking, throwing, catching and batting. This program instructs children from
ages 2-4.

SESSION 1
DATES:   Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28
TIMES:    2-3 year olds: 10:00 -10:50 a.m.
                3-4 year olds: 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  $36 if paid by Wed., August 7
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  $38 by Wed., August 28 or before class size limit is met
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center

SESSION 2
DATES:   Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26
TIMES:    2-3 year olds: 10:00 -10:50 a.m.
                3-4 year olds: 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: $36 If paid by Wed., September 4
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $38 by Wed.,  September 25 or before class size limit is met

 

PreSports PLUS

PreSports PLUS is taking our fun and interactive PreSports approach to the next level! Allowing our staff to spend more time with each child  and giving them a more specialized approach to the sport. Each session is designed to focus on one sport and all the fundamentals that go along with it emphasizing the hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and agility that go along with each sport. PreSports PLUS is not competitive and is focused on introducing the sport and all the fun that goes along with it.

SESSION 1 - BASKETBALL
DATES:   Saturdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28
TIMES:    2-3 year olds: 8:00 -8:45 a.m.
                3-4 year olds: 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  $36 if paid by Wed., August 7
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  $38 by Wed., August 28 or before class size limit is met
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center

SESSION 2 - SOCCER
DATES:   Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26
TIMES:    2-3 year olds: 8:00 -8:45 a.m.
                3-4 year olds: 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: $36 If paid by Wed., September 4
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $38 by Wed., September  25 or before class size limit is met

 

Little Dunkers Basketball

Boys and girls, ages 4-7, are encouraged to participate in the non-competitive, co-ed league where team coaches introduce games and skills which reinforce the learning of dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. Scrimmage games help acquaint the children with placement of offensive and defensive players and position responsibilities. Class size is limited, so you are encouraged to register early.

DATES            Saturdays, January 11, 18, 25, and February 1, 2020

TIMES             9:00 - 10:00 a.m.     Ages 4-5
                        10:10 - 11:10 a.m.   Ages 5-7

LOCATION      Tulare Youth Center, 948 N. H Street

REGISTRATION FEE    $40 per child 

EARLY BIRD FEE   $36 if paid by Thurs., December 12, 2019


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Little Sluggers Tee-Ball

Want to boost your child's self esteem? Tee-ball is a non-competitive league for 4-7 year olds. Children are introduced to fundamental baseball skills where general rules of baseball and field positioning are introduced during weekly games. A soft baseball is used and children hit off a batting tee. Equipment is provided, however, players must provide their own glove. Class size is limited, so you are encouraged to register early.

DATES            Saturdays, March 23, 30, April 6, 13
TIMES             9:00 - 10:00 a.m.          Ages 4, 5
                        10:10 - 11:10 a.m.        Ages 5, 6, 7
LOCATION      Wilson School, 955 E. Tulare Avenue
FEE                  $40 includes a team t-shirt
EARLY BIRD   $36 if paid by Thursday, TBD
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, TBD or before class size is met

Little Kickers Soccer

Little Kickers soccer offers a recreational program for boys and girls ages 4-8 who wish to play in a non-competitive league.. Children are introduced to fundamental soccer skills where general rules of soccer and field positioning are introduced during weekly games. Class size is limited, so you are encouraged to register early.

DATES            Saturdays, September 28, October 5, 12, 19, 2019
TIMES             9:00 - 10:00 a.m.          Ages 4-5
                        10:10 - 11:10 a.m.        Ages 6-8
LOCATION     Garden School, 640 E. Pleasant Avenue
FEE                 $40 includes a team t-shirt, if paid by September 26 or before class size is met
EARLY BIRD  $36 if paid by Thursday, August 29

Little Dancers: Intro to Dance ~ Ballet

Dance classes are ideal for children because kids love to move, and dancing promotes physical activity, musicality, and creative expression.  Engaging a child in dancing activities also increases attention span, gross motor coordination and development. 

This non-performance group oriented class will keep children engaged and attentive by combining dance activities with creative movement using fun and appropriate music, themes, props and games. 

Students are encouraged to wear dance attire including ballet shoes, tights and leotard with hair preferably in a bun or ponytail.

DATES: SESSION 1: Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019

AGES:
            2 - 4 years, 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
                        4 - 7 years, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

EARLY BIRD
FEE:                $36 per dancer by August 7

REGISTRATION FEE:
                 
     $40er dancer/session after early bird deadline 

 

Youth Instructional Tennis

Tennis anyone? Our coaches will teach basic skills, rules of the game, and court etiquette through drills and games. All students must wear tennis shoes and provide their own racket. Rackets are provided for those students enrolled in the Pee Wee class and tennis balls are provided for all classes.

DATES                                     Monday-Thursday, June 10 - July 11, 2019
LOCATION                              LIVE OAK PARK TENNIS COURTS, 600 N. Laspina St.
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE        Friday, May 10
REGISTRATION DEADLINE   Friday, June 7, or before class size limit is met

CLASS TIMES & LOCATION HAVE CHANGED!
                                                                                                                                            EARLY BIRD
CLASS                          AGES              DAYS/HOURS                         FEE                   If paid by
May 10
Pee Wee                        6 - 8               Mon or Wed/6-7pm              $38/5 weeks                   $36
Youth Beginner              9 -12              Mon & Wed/7-8pm               $48/5 weeks                   $46
Youth Intermediate       10 & Up           Tue & Thur/6-7:30pm           $48/5 weeks                  $46

Super Sitter and Kids First Aid & CPR

Help your child make a difference by enrolling him or her in our comprehensive babysitting class. It is designed to instruct young boys and girls in basic but vital skills of child care. Class includes accident prevention, emergency actions, basic care of children, and fundamental babysitting responsibilities. It is suggested to also take the CPR for Kids class. There is a discount for taking both classes.

AGES                 11-17 years
DAY/DATE         Saturday, October 12
TIME                  9:00 am - 11:00 am - Super Sitter/Kids First Aid
                           11:00 am - 12:00 pm - CPR
LOCATION         Meitzenheimer Community Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
FEE                    $30 (includes Super Sitter manual)
EARLY BIRD      $25 if registered by Friday, September 13
REGISTRATION DEADLINE    Thursday, October 3 (or before class size limit is  met


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