Don’t miss out on all the new and exciting programs that Southlake Parks and Recreation has to offer this fall! Try out our brand new Mindfulness classes or sign-up to work out your brain at Chess.
Register online for any of the programs listed below or visit Community Services in Town Hall, Suite 210.
Babysitting Certification Class (Ages 10-16): Looking to become a certified babysitter? Well look no further! This one-day program teaches the fundamentals of safety and childcare. Learn how to treat basic first aid emergencies, choking prevention, handle fire and safety emergencies, plan age appropriate activities and much more. At the conclusion of the class, you will have the opportunity to earn a certificate by demonstrating your mastery of the content.
Chess (Ages 6-16): This is a class open to children of all skill levels and abilities. Students will receive a half hour of supervised play and instruction. This class will teach the fundamentals of chess and introduce the use of notation, which is the ability to record one’s moves. Students will also learn tournament procedures and etiquette.
Mindfulness for Kids (Ages 5-12): Mindfulness for Kids offers fun, engaging and evidence-based practices to teach children how to calm their bodies and minds. Mindfulness will be taught through a variety of 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.
Jiu-Jitsu (Ages 5-18): This Jiu-Jitsu program will develop children and preteens physically, emotionally and socially. Children will learn age-appropriate martial arts skills to prepare them to one day become a black-belt, a very high accomplishment and honor. This program also teaches important life skills such as respect, responsibility, self-esteem, confidence, discipline, heightened awareness and much more. Come and see what the excitement is all about!
For more information on Youth Programs please visit www.SouthlakeParksandRec.com or call (817) 748-8019.
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