Kissimmee to offer youth programs

The city of Kissimmee’s Parks & Recreation Department announces new youth programs for the period of October 2019 through March 2020.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to review each class as they have different dates and requirements.

Classes

 •Tiny tot tennis: The fundamentals of tennis for your tiny tot.

Location: Oak Street Park Tennis Court No. 9

Ages: 4 - 7 years old

Dates: October - March

Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Fee: $50 (1 day)/ $90 (2 days) / $130 (3 days)

Time: 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

Code: 110105

Instructor: TopSpin Tennis

 •Kiddie Korner: Learn through play with games, crafts, music, singing, field trips more. A birth certificate is required at the time of registration.

Location: Oak Street Park Community Center.

Age: 3 - 5 years old (must be potty trained).

Dates: October - March

Day: Monday through Friday

Fee: $25 registration fee, $100/session

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Code: 110101

Instructor: Ms. Joanne Pietri

 •Quickstart tennis: Modified play for kids just starting out.

Location: Oak Street Park Tennis Court 9

Ages: 6 - 9 years old; 10 – 13 years old

Dates: October - March

Day and fee: Friday – $60; Wednesday/Friday, $110

Monday, Wednesday, Friday – $150

Time: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Code: 120204 or 120205

Instructor: TopSpin Tennis

 •Taekwondo – martial arts: Learn discipline while strengthening your mind and body.

The uniform will cost $50 and must be purchased through the instructor before your first promotional testing.

Location: Oak Street Park Community Center

Age: 6 to 13 years old; 14 years old and older

Date: October – March

Day: Tuesday and Thursday

Fee: $60/month ($5 late fee for late payments made after the 5th of the month).

Time: 6 to 7 p.m.; 7 to 8 p.m.

Code: 120207 or 130102

Instructor: Emmons’ Taekwondo Academy Instructor: Karla Fuentes Velazquez

 •Youth piano: A guided exploration of the world of piano. Each student will need to bring their headphones or earbuds to each class. The purchase of a method book is also required.

Location: Orange Garden Community Center

Age: 6 - 17 years old

Date: Now through December 10; January 14 – March 3; March 24 – May 12

Day: Tuesday

Fee: $80/session

Time: 7 to 8 p.m.

Code: 120104

Instructor: Nan Kaufmann

 •Youth painting: Cultivate creativity with seasonal painting projects.

Location: Oak Street Park Community Center

Age: 6 - 12 years old

Date: October - March

Day: Wednesday or Thursday

Fee: $40/month

Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Code: 120100

Instructor: Ms. Joanne Pietri

 •Teen leaders: Be a teen leader and assist our staff with our after-school program.

Contact the Oak Street Park Community Center for more information 407-518-2360.

Location: Oak Street Park Community Center

Age: Grades 8 – 10

Dates: Now through

May 28

Day: Monday - Friday

Fee: Free

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

For more information about the Parks & Recreation program, call 407-518-2360 or visit www.kissimmeeparks.org.