Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Kickstart Your 2019 with Southlake’s Spring Youth Jiu Jitsu Classes

Session 2 of our youth jiu jitsu program begins Monday, February 25 and runs through Monday, April 3. Registration closes the Friday before classes begin (February 22).

One of our most popular youth classes, jiu jitsu is a true mind-body workout that strengthens children’s physical, emotional and social skills. In addition to learning age-appropriate martial arts techniques that will prepare them to one day become a Black Belt, Jiu jitsu students also learn respect, responsibility, self-esteem, confidence, discipline, heightened awareness and much more.

Registration is now open for our spring 2019 jiu jitsu classes. Click your desired session and time below to see what all the excitement is about!

SPRING 2019 JIU JITSU CLASS SCHEDULE

Resident Fee: $94
Non-Resident Fee: $118

SESSION 2
February 25 – April 3
Ages 5–11: 6:15–7:00pm
Ages 12–18: 7:00–8:00pm

SESSION 3
April 15 – May 15
Ages 5–11: 6:15–7:00pm
Ages 12–18: 7:00–8:00pm

If you have any questions, please contact Southlake Community Services at (817) 748-8019.

Get Creative and Learn Something New in Southlake’s Summer Youth Programs

Our summer programs give kids of all ages the opportunity to unleash their creativity, make new friends and have a blast while school’s out.

Kreative Kids

Imagine the fun your little artist will have creating his or her own masterpieces! Crafts include Father’s Day gifts, birdhouse bird feeders, Fourth of July placemats, Mason jar vases and more.

Dates: June 11 – July 1
Time: Mondays, 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Registration: $75
Ages: 4–8
Click here to register

Lil’ Chefs

Lil’ Chefs is a hands-on, creative class where chefs-in-training will learn to mix, measure, decorate and taste. Recipes include beach cupcakes, firecracker cookies, pirate party snacks, octopus hot dogs, pizza quesadillas, summer fun shakes and much more!

Dates: June 11 – July 1
Time: Mondays, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Registration: $75
Ages: 4–8
Click here to register

Youth Safety Tools

This class teaches kids how to be observant of their surroundings and make wise, safe decisions. Kids ages 7-12 will learn how to stay safe while walking to school, interacting with strangers, dealing with bullies and so much more. We’ll even cover best practices in technology, from using the internet and social media to identifying programs that are bad for your devices.

Date: Saturday, June 16
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration: $59
Ages: 7–12
Click here to register

You can register for all of these programs online or in person at Southlake Town Hall (1400 Main Street, Suite 210). For more information, please contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.

Southlake’s Youth Jiu Jitsu Program Teaches Life Skills Through Martial Arts

On March 19, 2018, the Southlake Parks and Recreation team celebrated Jiu Jitsu student Logan Hamilton’s successful promotion to Black Belt 1st Dan Shodan.

Logan (first row, far right) is the 38th Black Belt generated by Southlake’s martial arts program. His impressive accomplishment is just one example of the dedication, discipline and honor that our amazing students bring to the program under the leadership of instructor George Weidenhof.

One of our most popular youth classes, Jiu-Jitsu is a true mind-body experience that strengthens children’s physical, emotional and social skills. In addition to learning age-appropriate martial arts techniques that will prepare them to one day become a Black Belt, Jiu Jitsu students also learn respect, responsibility, self-esteem, confidence, discipline, heightened awareness and much more.

Registration is currently open for the City of Southlake’s spring Jiu Jitsu classes. Sign up today to see what all the excitement is about!

Spring Jiu Jitsu Class Schedule

Class Dates: April 16 – May 23, 2018

Registration Closes: Sunday, April 15 (In-person registration closes Friday, April 13)

Ages: 5-18

Session 1: 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.  Mon & Wed

Session 2: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Mon & Wed

For more information, please contact Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.

Southlake’s Spring Youth Programs Help Kids Have Fun While Learning New Skills

City of Southlake’s spring youth programs are designed to develop children’s minds and bodies, giving them the tools, knowledge and confidence they need to be successful.

Our experienced instructors make learning new subjects and skills fun and engaging for kids of all ages. Register today to secure your child’s spot in one of our upcoming youth programs!

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness

Child practicing mindfulnessMindfulness for Kids uses evidence-based practices to teach children how to calm their bodies and minds. Mindfulness will be taught through a variety of kind-friendly modalities, including breath, yoga, art and music. Yoga and guided breathing practices will be included in every class. Children will be encouraged to explore their emotions and how to “respond vs. react” to difficult emotions. Children are encouraged to bring a yoga mat.

Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Spring Session:

April 23 – May 21

Classes meet every Monday from 6PM to 7PM.

Babysitting Certification Class (Ages 10-16)

Kids taking a babysitting classDoes your child want to babysit over the summer? This comprehensive Babysitting Certification Class will ensure that he or she is prepared to provide a safe and fun environment for children of all ages. Topics covered include:

  • Basic first aid
  • Choking prevention
  • Fire and emergency procedures
  • Planning age-appropriate activities

At the conclusion of the class, all participants will have the opportunity to earn a certificate by demonstrating their mastery of the content. To register, click on the desired class below.

Babysitting Certification Class Schedule
Saturday, February 17 (10AM – 1PM)
Saturday, April 21 (10AM – 1PM)

Youth Safety Tools (Ages 7-12)

This class is designed to teach children how to be observant of their surroundings and make wise, safe decisions. Kids ages 7-12 will learn how to stay safe while walking to school, dealing with strangers, handling bullies and so much more. We’ll even cover best practices in technology, from using the internet and social media to identifying programs that are bad for your devices. To register, click on the desired class below.

Youth Safety Tools Class Schedule
Saturday, January 20 (10AM – 1PM)
Saturday, March 10 (10AM – 1PM)

Register for these and other Southlake youth programs online or in person at 1400 Main Street, Suite 210. If you have any questions, please call Southlake Parks and Recreation at 817-748-8019.