Teens and Enrichment Share Print Like Us On Facebook | Permit Pay | Find a Park | NRPA | CPRS | SCMAF Commissions Youth Commission - 7 p.m. 2nd Wednesday of month Veterans Affairs - 6 p.m. 3rd Monday of month Parks & Recreation - 6:30 p.m. Last Thursday of month Sr. Citizen Advisory Commission - 4 p.m. 2nd Monday of month Community Civic Engagement Board - 6:30 p.m. 2nd Monday as needed Enrichment Classes begin February 2, 2015. Registration begins January 5, 2015. All classes are held at the Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center at Carson. For more information, please call 310-835-0212 ext 1410 or 1475. Class Descriptions Ready, Set, READ! Help your child gain a joy for learning! Our program offers trained instructors who will provide structure for reading comprehension. vocabulary, and fluency in a fun and easy way. Grades K-5th. Intro to Dance What a perfect class for children who like to move to the rhythm! Intro to Dance provides them an opportunity to explore various styles of dance, such as hip hop, jazz, ballet, modern/contemporary, and creative movement, while gaining a fun workout. Join us on the journey through dance. There is no dance experience necessary. Ages 8-12. Math Made Easy Problem solving has never been easier and more fun. Join us as we learn the fundamentals of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, and more while building your child's self-confidence in the classroom. Grades K-5th. Tap Dance Come learn the basics of tap dancing! This is a fun way to keep your kids active and develop their coordination. Ages 5-12. 3 in 1 3 in 1 provides fun classes that help build self-esteem, confidence, and friendship through performing arts. These classes concentrate on voice, dance, and drama with an overall goal of incorporating the last theater component of performing in front of a live audience. Ages 5-16. Hip Hop Dance Have your child dance to their favorite hip hop tunes. This course offers a great opportunity for them to workout, as well as learn modern day dance moves from professional dancers. Ages 5-12. Harmony Heroes (Voice) Does your child sing in the car, in the shower, or whenever that popular song comes on the radio? This class is made especially for them! Join us as we learn the vocal fundamentals of singing, breathing, correct posture, and vowel shaping. Ages 5-17. Hula Let your little ones shake their hips to the beat of the drum, with this exciting dance workout. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, your child will learn the beauty and grace of the Polynesian dance form, basic steps, hand motions, and foot coordination. Ages 5-12. Drama Class This class will unleash your child's creativity while building their acting skills and self-confidence! Good oratory skills are only one of the many benefits that learning drama gives your child! This class teaches students the basics of drama, including stage presence, voice and projection, as well as memorizing lines. Students learn through kid-oriented drama games, skits, and even reenacting shows and Broadway musicals! Cheerleading In this program, children will learn the basic routines and cheers while having fun showing spirit for their local park. This program is currently being offered at the following parks: Anderson, Carriage Crest, Calas, Dolphin, Del Amo, Dominguez, and Hemingway. Contact your local park for dates and practice times. Piano Come learn the basics of piano! Playing an instrument develops many skills, including multitasking, memory development, and motor development. Ages 7-12. Tennis (6 week course) We offer a wide variety of tennis classes lead and directed by qualified recreation leaders. Classes range from beginning to intermediate levels. The class emphasizes the basics: grips, ground strokes, volleys, and serving. Children will also learn footwork and the scoring of a tennis match. Zumba 4 Kids Packed with specially choreographed routines and the latest hip hop, reggaeton, and cumbia music. Zumba 4 Kids increases focus and self-confidence, boosts metabolism, and improves coordination. Our classes are high-energy, fitness fun that offers real results. Ages 5-8. Pinterest for Kids Ages 7-14.