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Youth Recreation Programs

Maynard Rec Programs

Spring Softball Pitcher/Catcher Clinic (Ages 8-13)
March 1-April 5, No March 15(5 weeks)
7:00-8:00 PM
Ages 5-18
Location: Boys & Girls Club (212 Great Rd, Maynard, MA)
Fee: $25

Krista Olson, Pitching Instructor & Jason Tessari, Catching Instructor

Join us for a five week clinic covering pitching mechanics, drills and the fastball. Catchers will go over mechanics and tactics, receiving, blocking, and throwing. All pitchers need someone to catch during the clinic. This is for ages 8 to 13 with a maximum of 20 girls. (10 pitchers/10 catchers).

Indoor softballs will be provided at the clinic by our sponsor, Select Physical Therapy (Concord, MA).

Spring Tennis Programs in Maynard (Ages 5-12)
April 29, May 9, May 13, May 20, & June 3
Ages 5-8 @ 10:30-11:30 AM 
Ages 9-12 @ 11:30-12:30 AM 
Location: Maynard Tennis Courts (Across from the Boys & Girls Club @ 212 Great Rd, Maynard, MA)
Fee: $95/5 weeks

Program Description: Beginners, Ages 5-8 @ 10:30-11:30 AM:
This class is a great introduction to tennis. We will be using red balls (bigger tennis balls that allow for slower reaction time) and a modified court. This class will focus on developing a proper swing and use games to increase interest in tennis.  (3 Min/5 Max)

Program Description: Advanced Beg/Intermediate, Ages 9-12 @ 11:30-12:30 AM:
This class will be for pre-teens who have had some exposure to tennis and would possible like to play in high school. The classes will focus on developing strokes and improving their serves. We will begin to go over game strategy.  (3 Min/6 Max)

About the Instuctor: Alyssa LaPane is a Special Education Teacher for CASE Collaborative and the Bedford High School Girls varsity coach, in previous years she have coached at Woburn Racquet Club and Vesper Country Club.  She has coached people ages 3 to adults and using red, orange and yellow ball to coach younger students.  Alyssa has played tennis for 19 years.  The past few years, her USTA Mixed and Women's team have made it to the Sectionals and were one match away from making it to Nationals.  She currently plays in 4 different leagues: USTA Women's 4.5, USTA Mixed 9.0, Central Mass and Northshore Working Women's. 

Spring Soccer Clinics with GPS (Global Premier Soccer) (Grades K-6)
Sundays, March 12-April 9(5 weeks)
3:00-4:00 pm (Boys & Girls Gr K- 3)
4:00-5:00 pm (Boys & Girls Gr 4-6)
@ the Boys & Girls Club
Fee: $95

Players will be working on the fundamentals and skills throughout the 5 week session. The success GPS has had is based on our ability to improve all our players technically, tactically, physically and psychologically. GPS’ commitment to its players is to provide them with the best coaching available in a professional and elite environment. (Min 8/Max 12)

Creative Adventures with smARTroom (Ages 5-10)
Tuesdays, March 7-April 11
Session 1: 1:00-2:30 pm
Session 2: 4:00-5:30 PM
Location:  smARTroom (79 Main St, Maynard, MA)
$108/2016-2017 Boys & Girls Club Members

Students ages 5+ will enjoy Creative Adventures!  This one hour drop-off class will explore new artists and media each week, finding the connections to engineering, tech, math and science with each one.  This class incorporates lots of action and process-based projects.

smARTroom is a greater Maynard community resource where everyone can benefit from interdisciplinary art education (STEAM). Our goal is to foster a fun environment in which a diverse group of learners can discover, create, and grow together. 

**DEMO Classes @ smARTroom are $10 for non-smARTroom Members!  By reservation only: call 978-897-0900 to reserve your spot!

Acrobatics (Gr 1-5) with The Movement Center Staff
April 24, May 1, May 8, & May 15
5:15-6:15 pm 
Location: The Movement Center (930 Main St, #110, Acton, MA)
Fee: $56

This is a great class for dancers, cheerleaders, and anyone who loves to flip! Acro will enhance strength, flexibility and concentration and is suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. At the beginning level you will learn forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, headstands, backbends and more! Once they grasp the beginning level concepts, they will start working on more advanced elements such as front and back walkovers, backhand springs, back tucks, aerials and more! Acro is strictly floor work with the use of mats, no other equipment is used. Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in and we will take class in barefeet. (Max 5)

Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class (Ages 5-15)

Ages 5-9
Wednesday & Fridays
Winter Session: January 4-February 15 
Spring Session: March 15-April 7
4:00-5:00 pm

Ages 10-15
Monday & Wednesday
Winter Session: January 4-February 15
Spring Session: March 15-April 7
5:00-6:00 pm

Location: Mass BJJ Family Martial Arts Center: 12 Craig Rd, Acton, MA
Fee: $19.99 (included Gi Uniform)
**This fee is only for NEW students who have not previously taken classes at Mass BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has grown around the world more quickly than any other martial arts over the past 20 years. It's popularity is due to the positive results that students experience from this specific type of martial arts training. Our kids' BJJ program is designed to bring these same results to your children's lives. We want our kid to grow up confident in their abilities. This confidence will allow them to build up a positive self-esteem and self-worth., while learning the importance of humility and maturity to be positive members of their community. Students will learn about setting short term goals and being accountable for their actions. Children will receive a free gi (uniform) when they start.

TRY TENNIS with Marcus Lewis Tennis Center (Ages 4+)
Program Description:
The Marcus Lewis Tennis Center has been partnering with the Boys and Girls Club of Assabet Valley for several years. We are excited to now offer you our popular 'Try Tennis' !  

We do our best to keep our prices low, but the cost of professional tennis lessons can be costly. Our motto is 'Tennis For Everyone' and we truly want to deliver on that promise.

'Try Tennis' is a 3 class mini session that is $10 for beginners who have never had a tennis lesson before.
If you like it --- you can continue for the remaining classes of the session at $25/class. If you don't like it --- no worries!

Classes will run at the Marcus Lewis Tennis Center, (10 Granite Rd, Acton, MA).

BOLD=$10/3 classes

Class Times & Dates:
Red Ball - Ages 4-7
Tuesdays @ 5:00-6:00 PM
1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11

Orange Ball - Ages 8-10
Wednesdays @ 5:00-6:00 PM
1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12

Green Ball - Ages 10-12
Mondays @ 4:00-5:00 PM
1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10

Yellow Ball - Ages 13+
Mondays @ 5:00-6:00 PM
1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10

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