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St. Martin’s Activity Center Children’s Classes
For more information about Activity Center classes for children, please call 713-621-8625.
Soccer Shots is a uniquely designed program that will introduce soccer to your child in a fun, safe and controlled environment. Sessions offer basic soccer skills, fun games, competitions and prizes to children. The program also emphasizes character-forming lessons such as respect,
honesty, sharing, teamwork, patience and encouragement.
Ages 3 – 5
Minimum 8 / maximum 24 participants
Mondays, August 26 – October 7 (no class September 2)
2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Fridays, September 6 – October 11 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Ms. Sara and Ms. Lauren have more than 14 years of early childhood dance teaching experience. Their 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.
Minimum 8 / maximum 12 participants
Tuesdays, August 27 – October 1 1:45 – 2:30 p.m., 3 – 4 year olds
2:45 – 3:30 p.m., 3½ – 4 year olds
3:45 – 4:30 p.m., 3½ – 5 year olds
Little Geniuses is song-singing, laughing, chess-tourney, dancing, chess clock-slapping, zany chess video, puppet show introduction to chess and being a smart kid in class. They play chess for Mardi Gras beads, compete weekly for one of 20 brightly-colored silicone wristbands, and look forward each week to our 22 daily activities. At this crucial and developmentally formative preschool stage, we aim to delightfully impart to every one of our Little Geniuses a self-identity as a very smart person!
The Knight School is the chess program for the well-rounded kids of America who are good at multiple things! Your child needs to deeply understand that they are truly smart, and our aim is to complete the perfect childhood by instilling that confidence in each and every child. For the students, The Knight School will be the highlight of the week while simultaneously strengthening critical thinking skills that will lead to success in school and in life.
Our Spanish immersion 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.
Minimum 3 / maximum 8 participants
Ages 3 – 5
Wednesdays, August 28 – October 9 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
The National Basketball Academy, youth provider for the Houston Rockets, will be running the ACE program that includes ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, dribble tag, team competition stations, mass stance drill, commands and game situations.
Ages 3 – 6 and up
Wednesdays, August 28 – October 9
2:45 – 3:30 p.m., 3 – 5 years 3:45 – 4:30 p.m., ages 6 and up
Our world is full of yummy sweetness to explore! All the sweet stuff – fruits, desserts and drinks – will inspire young artists to try a wide variety of art-making methods. Students will develop their fine motor skills as they use watercolors, tempura paint, clay and a variety of other art media to create the sweetest artwork you’ve ever seen! All art supplies are provided.
Ages 3 – 5
Thursdays, August 29 – October 10 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Children will have fun in the areas of floor tumbling, balance beam and mini-trampoline. Some classes include cheerleading for the students that desire it. In all of our classes we mix in health, fitness and well-being information along with some humor.
Ages 3 – 5th grade and up
Beginning Thursday, September 5 2:40 – 3:25 p.m., Old 3’s, pre-K and kindergarten
3:30 – 4:15 p.m., Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades
4:15 – 5:05 p.m., 3rd, 4th, 5th grades and up
Tae Kwon Do
With Bruce Alamdari
Instruction includes self-discipline, body control and self-defense. Free belt testing is included. The fee does not include the uniform, which can be purchased from the instructor.
Minimum 5 / maximum 15 participants
Wednesdays, September 11 – December 11 (no class October 16 and November 27) 2:45 – 3:15 p.m., Little Dragons, 3 – 4 years