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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:        SESSION 1: Thursdays, February 28, March 7, 14, 21
                      SESSION 2: Thursdays, March 28, April 4, 11, 25
                      SESSION 3: Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23
TIMES:          5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.     Ages 2-4
                      6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.     Ages 4-7
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
FEE:              $38
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:  $36 if paid by: 
                                             SESSION 1: February 1
                                             SESSION 2: March 1
                                             SESSION 3: April 5

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, February 23, March 2, 9, 16
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 Tue., January 22
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  $38 by Wed., February 20 or before class size limit is met
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center

SESSION 2
DATES:   Saturdays, April 27, May 4, 11, 18
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 Mon., March 25
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $38 by Wed., April 24 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, February 23, March 2, 9, 16
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 Tue., January 22
REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  $38 by Wed., February 20 or before class size limit is met
LOCATION:  Cecil Berkley Activity Center

SESSION 2 - SOCCER
DATES:   Saturdays, April 27, May 4, 11, 18
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 Mon, March 25
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $38 by Wed., April 24 or before class size limit is met

SESSION 3 - T-BALL
DATES:   Saturdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22
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 Mon., April 29
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: $38 by Wed., May 29 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 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2019

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    $38 per child 

EARLY BIRD FEE   $36 if paid by December 20, 2018


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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                  $38 includes a team t-shirt
EARLY BIRD   $36 if paid by Thursday, February 21
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 20 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 TBD
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                 $38 includes a team t-shirt, if paid by TBD, or before class size is met
EARLY BIRD  $36 if paid by Thursday, TBD

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, February 27, March 6, 13, 20
              SESSION 2: Wednesdays, March 27, April 3, 10, 24
              SESSION 3: Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22

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/session (Session 3 $28/3 weeks)
                        SESSION 1 by February 1
                        SESSION 2 by March 1
                        SESSION 3 by April 5

REGISTRATION FEE:
                 
     $38 per dancer/session after early bird deadline

 

Youth Golf

A series of four one-hour lessons once a week will be held for youth ages 8-14. These lessons will cover the fundamentals of the game, care of equipment and golf etiquette. Four buckets of balls are included with fee. There is limited equipment rental available at the Golf Shop (for an additional fee).

DATES           Thursdays, June 13 - July 4
TIMES            Beginners      8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
                       Intermediate  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION     Tulare Golf Course, 5300 S. Laspina St. 
FEE                 $38
EARLY BIRD FEE  $36 if paid by Friday,  May 10
REGISTRATION DEADLINE  Thursday, August 17, or before class size limit is met

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

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, TBD
TIME                  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LOCATION         Meitzenheimer Community Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
FEE                    $30 (includes Super Sitter manual)
EARLY BIRD      $25 if registered by Friday, September 14
REGISTRATION DEADLINE    Thursday, TBD (or before class size limit is  met)

CPR for Kids

Would your child know what to do if a friend was pulled unconscious from a swimming pool, if a classmate was choking on food during lunch time, or if a parent or grandparent collapsed at home with a stroke? As terrifying as these events may be, kids who know the correct action seem to experience less panic. This class is designed to teach your children how to recognize the signs of cardiopulmonary emergencies, what response actions to take, and the correct CPR method to use.  

AGES                 11-17 years
DAY/DATE         TBD
TIME                   5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
LOCATION         Meitzenheimer Community Center, 830 S. Blackstone St.
REGISTRATION FEE                  $30 per child (includes CPR manual)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE      Tuesday, October 9

March 9

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