St. Martin’s Activity Center Children’s Classes

For more information about Activity Center classes for children, please call 713-621-8625.

Registration for fall classes is now open.

Imaginarium Camp

St. Martin’s Episcopal Preschool teachers Mary Johnson and Katrina Murchison are hosting a creative camp with fun-filled activities that include a literacy and math skills refresher course, science exploration, storytelling, dramatization and art. (minimum 10 / maximum 16 participants)

Ages 4 – 5

Monday, August 6 – Thursday, August 9
9 a.m. – noon

FEE: St. Martin’s member – $260 / Non-church member – $280

American Robotics – LEGO Imagineers

Children explore the mechanical use of gears, pulleys, axles, motors and much more, while learning to visually follow and understand step-by-step construction manuals and basic mechanical properties of how things move and work. Working in small groups, our young LEGO builders’ dreams come to life.

Mondays, September 10 – December 3 (No class October 15 and November 19)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Minimum 4 / Maximum: 8

FEE: $225

Art Class for Preschoolers

With Karen Garrett

Young artists will visualize and create one 14″ x 16″ frame-worthy composition of their choice on canvas board. They then will render their concept and learn to mix paint. Each child will learn brush techniques to apply the paint to their finished masterpiece. Please bring one black and white plus a color copy of the picture your child would like to paint. This is an extremely fun and creative class!

Ages 3 – 5

Mondays, September 10 – November 26 (No class October 15 and November 19)
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Tuesdays, September 11 – November 27 (No class October 16 and November 20)
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Minimum 3 / Maximum 8

FEE: $270 (art supplies provided)

Ballet Class

With River Oaks Dance Company

The Leap’n’Learn program is designed to provide boys and girls with a strong foundation of dance and movement focusing on flexibility, balance, rhythm, musicality and spacial awareness in a fun, positive and imaginative environment.

Mondays, September 10 – December 3
2:45 – 3:30 p.m., Ages 3 – 4
3:45 – 4:30 p.m., Ages 4 1/2 – 5

Tuesdays, September 4 – December 4
2:45 – 3:30 p.m., Ages 3 1/2 – 4
3:45 – 4:30 p.m., Ages 5 – 6

FEE: $365

Bricks 4 Kidz

These classes are specifically designed for preschool aged children to learn about letters, numbers, shapes and colors. They will create exciting models using DUPLO bricks, allowing them to build on a scale designed for their little hands.

Ages 3 – 5

Tuesdays, September 4 – December 4 (No class October 16 and November 20)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Minimum 4 / Maximum 8

FEE: $235

Gymnastics for Boys and Girls

With Steve Brown

Boys and girls have fun working the areas of floor tumbling, balance beam and mini-trampoline. Classes mix in health, fitness and well-being information with fun, games and prizes.

Thursdays, September 6 – December 13
2:40 – 3:25 p.m., Older 3s, preK and kindergarten
3:30 – 4:15 p.m., PreK, Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades
4:15 – 5:05 p.m., 3rd, 4th, 5th grades and up

FEE: $290 (or $75 per month)

Contact Brown’s Gymnastics at 713-298-3881 or email hidden; JavaScript is required for registration information. Advance registration is required.

Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a uniquely designed program that will introduce soccer to your child in a fun, safe, and controlled environment. Each week the 30-minute sessions will offer basic soccer skills, fun games, competitions and prizes to your child. The program also emphasizes character-forming lessons such as respect, honesty, sharing, teamwork, patience and encouragement.

Ages 3 – 5

Mondays, September 10 – December 3 (no class October 15 and November 19)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Fridays, September 14 – December 7 (no class October 19 and November 23)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Minimum 8 / Maximum 24

FEE: $190 (includes a Soccer Shots t-shirt)

Spanish for Ninos

Give your child the gift of another language with our Spanish immersion class. Our classes are play and music based, provided in a fun and nurturing environment that fosters friendship and curiosity for other cultures! Our hands-on and interactive programs are taught by native-speaker language educators with extensive training and experience in language teaching methodologies.

Ages 3 – 5

Wednesdays, September 5 – December 5 (no class October 17 and November 21)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Minimum 3 / Maximum 8

FEE: $190

Tae Kwon Do

With Bruce Alamdari

Children will have fun with a wide range of activities, including Tae Kwon Do, Bo and Nunchucks, as well as other fun games. The fee does not include the uniform, which is purchased from instructor.

Wednesdays, September 5 – December 5 (no class October 17 and November 21)
2:45 – 3:15 p.m., Little Dragons (3 – 4 years)
3:30 – 4:15 p.m., Little Warriors (5 – 6 years)
4:20 – 5:05 p.m., Ninja Warriors (5 years and up)

Minimum 5 / Maximum 15

FEE: $390 (includes belt testing)

Woodworking I

With Linda Engelland

Classes are taught by Linda Engelland who has a BS in education from The University of Texas and is an AMS Montessori certified teacher. She has taught young children for many years and has very successfully taught woodworking for young children for more than 20 years.

Ages 4 1/4 – 6

Wednesdays, September 19 – December 5 (no class October 17 and November 21)
1:10 – 2:10 p.m.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Maximum 8

FEE: $270

Basketball Development Clinic

With Larry Gatewood

Tuesdays
4 – 5 p.m., Boys and girls

2nd and 4th Saturdays
1 – 3 p.m., Boys and girls

Please fill out and sign an Activity Center release form for this class. For more information, contact Larry Gatewood at 713-935-0476 or email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Pre-piano Lessons

With Marilyn Hanovich

Pre-piano music classes are especially designed to prepare children to learn the keyboard. These future musicians will learn rhythm, notes on the keyboard  and fingering. The class incorporates the use of musical games and “ just fun with the piano”.

Classes are available for children 3½ – 6 years of age.

For class times, fees and more information, contact Marilyn Hanovich at 832-651-6518.

Piano Lessons

With Marilyn Hanovich

Our talented instructor Marilyn Hanovich welcomes students from 4 years old to 104.

Contact Marilyn to schedule lessons at 832-651-6518.