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Winter Registration is currently being accepted.
For more information about recreation programs and classes please call 480-358-3700.
Class dates, times, and instructors are subject to change.


Sports & Martial Arts

Explore a variety of special interest classes for all ages.  Click on the drop down box for current sports and martial art classes offered this season.  

Martial Arts

ActivStars Karate (4-15 yrs)
Our exciting and comprehensive martial art program curriculum includes the most effective self-defense techniques; and specializes in the premier A-Z Abduction Prevention and Anti-Bullying Programs.
Mondays: Green Belts and above
Fridays: White (beginners) - Yellow Belts
Instructor: ActivStars

Day/Time/Date(s)
Mondays, 5 - 9 p.m.
1/28 - 5/20  *No class 2/18, & 3/18

Fridays, 5 - 9 p.m.
1/25 - 5/17  *No class 2/8, 3/22, & 4/19

Registration is on-site at the Library Recreation Annex on first day of class, Monday, January 28 and Friday, January 25, or online at www.activstars.com. For more information on fees and classes, please call 480-603-3780. 

Preschool/Kinder Karate - Lim Family Martial Arts (3-5 yrs)
Curriculum is designed around the principles of discipline, manners, etiquette, and respect. Students will learn life skills in listening, following directions, self-defense, awareness and prevention, and anti-bullying. Benefits include improvement in self-confidence, self-esteem, and more. Our instructors 10th Degree Sr. Grandmaster George Lim and 9th Degree Grandmaster Patrice Lim bring a combined 75 years teaching experience. Ongoing monthly program with opportunities to advance in belt rank.
Instructors: George & Patrice Lim
Fees: Residents $55; Non-Residents $65; One time supply fee of $55 for uniform and belt. 

Day/Time/Date(s)
Wednesdays/Thursdays, 5 - 5:30 p.m.
Session 1: 12/5 - 12/27
Session 2: 1/2 - 1/31
Session 3: 2/6 - 2/28

Kids / Youth Karate - Lim Family Martial Arts (6-12 yrs)
Curriculum is designed around the principles of discipline, manners, etiquette, and respect. Students will learn life skills in listening, following directions, self-defense, awareness and prevention, and anti-bullying. Benefits include improvement in self-confidence, self-esteem, and more. Our instructors 10th Degree Sr. Grandmaster George Lim and 9th Degree Grandmaster Patrice Lim bring a combined 75 years teaching experience. Ongoing monthly program with opportunities to advance in belt rank.
Instructors: George & Patrice Lim
Fees: Residents $55; Non-Residents $65; One time supply fee of $55 for uniform and belt. 

Day/Time/Date(s)
Wednesdays/Thursdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Session 1: 12/5 - 12/27
Session 2: 1/2 - 1/31
Session 3: 2/6 - 2/28

Teen / Adult Karate - Lim Family Martial Arts (13+ yrs)
Curriculum is designed around the principles of honor, integrity, and building self-confidence and esteem. Continued life skills training in self-defense, awareness and prevention, personal safety, and health and fitness. Benefits include improvement in self-confidence, self-esteem, weight loss, stress relief, and more. Get the whole family involved! Our instructors 10th Degree Sr. Grandmaster George Lim and 9th Degree Grandmaster Patrice Lim bring a combined 75 years teaching experience. Ongoing monthly program with opportunities to advance in belt rank.
Instructors: George & Patrice Lim
Fees: Residents $55; Non-Residents $65; One time supply fee of $55 for uniform and belt. 

Day/Time/Date(s)
Wednesdays/Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Session 1: 12/5 - 12/27
Session 2: 1/2 - 1/31
Session 3: 2/6 - 2/28

Self Defense Awareness, Prevention, and Protection (5+ yrs)
This FREE class is designed for the whole family to promote self protection in today’s society from awareness to prevention.  There will be simulation drills and scenarios while utilizing your surroundings as tools to protect yourself and your loved ones.  There will be a Q & A with a law enforcement officer. Please wear comfortable street clothes.
Instructors: Lim Family Martial Arts & Master Henry W. Jenkins, 4th Degree
Fees: FREE (Must pre-register) 

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
1/12

Self Defense - Combat Hapkido
Combat Hapkido is an extremely realistic and versatile discipline of self-protection that includes an extensive variety of joint locks, strikes, kicks, pressure points, ground survival and weapon disarming techniques. It is not "play" Karate, nor sport driven. it is enjoyable to learn and truly effective in realistic situations. It is well suited for people of all ages and sizes because physical strength and athletic abilities are not essential.
Instructor: David Rivas

Ages: 6-12
Fees: Residents $55; Non-Residents $65; Supply Fee $50

Day/Time/Date(s)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6-6:40 p.m.
Session 1: 12/4 - 12/27  *No class 12/25
Session 2: 1/3 - 1/31
Session 3: 2/5 - 2/28

Ages 13+ yrs
Fees: Residents $110; Non-Residents $120; Supply Fee $50
Fee for Military & First Responders with valid id:  Residents $95; Non-Residents $105; Supply Fee $50

Day/Time/Date(s)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:45 - 8 p.m.
Session 1: 12/4 - 12/27  *No class 12/25
Session 2: 1/3 - 1/31
Session 3: 2/5 - 2/28

Taekwondo Olympic Style: Beginner - Intermediate (6+ yrs)
Taekwondo for youth teaches students to develop and discover skills of body, coordination, confidence, self-defense, and more through classroom participation in color belt. Forms, strength, agility exercises, sparring, and power breaking to display application of kicking and punching techniques.
Instructor: Master Henry W. Jenkins, 4th Degree
Fees: Resident $60; Non-Resident $70; Supply Fee $40 (uniform) $15 belt testing fee

Day/Time/Date(s)
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Session 1: 12/3 - 12/19
Session 2: 1/7 - 1/29 *No class 1/21
Session 3: 2/4 - 2/27 *No class 2/18

Taekwondo Olympic Style: Advanced (6+ yrs)
Taekwondo advanced improves upon skills learned to date. Students focus on upgrading skills of body strength, coordination, confidence, and self-defense. Students begin learning advanced forms for promotions and are expected to learn how to lead warm-ups, exercises and Taekwondo terminology, while demonstrating martial arts courtesy and self-discipline. Students will be invited to participate in local tournaments and local Taekwondo club for enhanced level up training.
Instructor: Master Henry W. Jenkins, 4th Degree
Fees: Resident $60; Non-Resident $70; Supply Fee $40 (uniform) $15 belt testing fee

Day/Time/Date(s)
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Session 1: 12/3 - 12/19
Session 2: 1/7 - 1/29 *No class 1/21
Session 3: 2/4 - 2/27 *No class 2/18

Sports

Amazing Athletes (2-6 yrs)
Action packed educational sports and fitness program that provides your child the introduction to nine different sports (soccer, basketball, football, volleyball, golf, tennis, hockey, lacrosse, and baseball) as well as fun exercises and challenging obstacle courses, to enhance your child’s gross motor development. 
Instructor: Amazing Athletes
Fees: Residents $100; Non-Residents $110

Day/Time/Date(s)
Thursdays, 9 - 9:40 a.m.
1/10 - 2/28

7 Sport, FUNdamentals (3-6 yrs)
Refine, rehearse, repeat. Multi-sport classes are the heart of Sportball programming. Coaches focus on the basic skills common to all sports such as balance, coordination, stamina and timing in a fun, supportive, non-competitive setting that emphasizes teamwork. Each class focuses on one of seven different popular sports: hockey, soccer, football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, and golf. Instructor: Sportball AZ
Location:  Desert Mountain Park Basketball Court
Fees: Resident $75; Non-Resident $85

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
1/19 - 2/23

Me & My Dad, ABC’s of Sports (2-4 yrs)
Toddlers and dads focus on physical movements and social exploration.  Learn fundamental sport skills and participate in creative motor games, songs, stories, bubble time and more. Children are challenged according to their individual skill level and coaches help grownups understand proven teaching techniques that can be applied outside of Sportball classes.
Instructor: Sportball AZ
Location:  Desert Mountain Park Basketball Court
Fees: Resident $75; Non-Resident $85

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
1/19 - 2/23

T-Ball, FUNdamentals (4-6 yrs)
Big league FUN! Sportball T-Ball introduces fundamental concepts of gameplay and teaches the basic skills required to play ball with confidence in a supportive, non-league environment. Coaches zero in on skills like throwing, catching, batting form, running bases and fielding in fun, exciting, skill-focused play. Please bring a glove.
Instructor: Sportball AZ
Location:  Desert Mountain Park Basketball Court
Fees: Resident $75; Non-Resident $85

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
1/19 - 2/23

Basketball, Skills & Gameplay (6-10 yrs)
Slamdunk! Sportball Basketball introduces fundamental concepts of gameplay and teaches the basic skills required to hit the court with confidence in a supportive, non-league environment. Coaches zero in on skills like dribbling, passing, catching, shooting and defense in fun, exciting, skill-focused play. Kids will play a game at the end of every class.
Instructor: Sportball AZ
Location:  Desert Mountain Park Basketball Court
Fees: Resident $75; Non-Resident $85

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 2 - 3 p.m.
1/19 - 2/23

Soccer Shots (2-3 yrs / 3-5 yrs)
Soccer Shots is an introductory program offered to children ages 2-5. Our Soccer Shots instructors are energetic and enthusiastic teachers who love working with children. We teach soccer skills, improving balance, coordination and agility. Soccer Shots also uses the sessions to teach children important concepts such as teamwork, sharing and respect. Come join the fastest growing youth soccer program today!
Instructor: Stuart Lyall, Soccer Shots
Location: Founders’ Park Multipurpose Field
Fees: Resident $140; Non-Resident $150

Day/Time/Date(s)
2-3 yrs
Wednesdays, 4 - 4:30 p.m.
1/9 - 3/13

3-5 yrs
Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5 p.m.
1/9 - 3/13

Mighty Kicks FREE Demo Day
Come check out what Mighty Kicks is all about and meet some of the instructors.
Location: Founders’ Park Multipurpose Field

Day/Time/Date
Saturday, 9 - 11 a.m.
1/5

Mighty Kicks Preschool Introductory Soccer (3-5 yrs)
The Mighty Kicks soccer experience develops coordination, confidence, and character - all with a soccer ball - one ball for every camper. No lines, no laps, no lectures.  Introduction to all foundational soccer skills and fun activities that reinforce the learning and development. Sessions will be directed by Coach Wayne Pirmann – see website for bio. Register at MightyKicksEastValley.net. Questions? Call 480-420-6125
Instructor: Wayne Pirmann
Location: Founders’ Park Multipurpose Field
Fees: $119; includes Mighty Kicks t-shirt

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 10 - 10:40 a.m.
1/12 - 3/9  *No class 2/9

Mighty Kicks Intermediate Soccer (6-8 yrs)
The Mighty Kicks soccer experience for this age group will spend half of each session on pure technical development. The remaining time each day will be spent on teaching small group tactics (1v1, 2v1) with full participation by every player and small group games and tournaments: 1v1, 2v2, 3v3.  No lines, no laps, no lectures. One ball for every camper. Activities and games are all designed to be fun and developmental at the same time. Sessions will be directed by Coach Wayne Pirmann – see website for bio. Register at MightyKicksEastValley.net. Questions? Call 480-420-6125
Instructor: Wayne Pirmann
Location: Founders’ Park Multipurpose Field
Fees: $149; includes Mighty Kicks t-shirt

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 8:40 - 9:45 a.m.
1/12 - 3/16  *No class 2/9

Mighty Kicks ELITE Youth Soccer (9-11 yrs)
The Mighty Kicks training experience will teach and build technical proficiency with hundreds of touches on the ball per practice. It will introduce all levels of players to the five principles of defense and five principles of offense.  Whatever level players play next - select or recreational - these players will be well-prepared and enjoy playing the game! Sessions will be overseen by Wayne Pirmann, USSF “A” License, NSCAA Premier Diploma, and USSF National Youth License.  Register at MightyKicksEastValley.net. Questions? Call 480-420-6125
Instructor: Wayne Pirmann
Location: Founders’ Park
Fees: $149; includes Mighty Kicks t-shirt

Day/Time/Date(s)
Saturdays, 10:45 a.m. - noon
1/12 - 3/16  *No class 2/9

 

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Refund Policy
  • Refunds will be given to cancellations received before the end of the registration period. Please expect 4-6 weeks to receive your refund.
  • Failure to attend a program or 'no shows' will not be granted a refund.
  • Requests for refunds must be given in writing.
  • All Convenience Fees paid for online transactions are non-refundable.  

 

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