Youth Programs

Aerial | BasketballArt: Character Creation | Circus | Cub Soccer | GymnasticsGym CubsGong Fu Martial Arts | Skateboard | Soccer

To register online, please click on times listed below!

Registration is for the Spring 1 2018 Session

For Late Winter 2018 registartion or Wait-List please email uvrec@berkeley.edu.


 

Aerial

Imagine you are in Cirque Du Soleil!! Swing, fly and spin in this exploration of all things "aerial": silks, trapeze and more.

Ages

6-14

Dates

Spring 1: March 11/12 - April 29/30
(No Class April 1/2)

Spring 2: May 6/7 - June 24/25
(No Class May 27/28)

Winter: January 7/8 - March 4/5
(No Class January 14/15, February 18/19)

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Shaly Borgen w/ Ashley Masters & Avi Dunn

Day/Time

Sundays
Ages 6-8: Sundays 3:30-4:30 pm
Ages 8-14: Sundays 4:30-5:30 pm

Mondays
Ages 7-11: Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm
(Beginners: Must take twice to advance)
Ages 7-11: Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm
(Continuing: Must have taken 2 classes to join)
Ages 8-13: Mondays 6:30-7:30 pm
(Intermediate: Instructor Approval Required)
 

Cost

Village Residents: $78 (Coupon: 4BKM9S)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $92 (Coupon: HQ4J42)
General Public: $108

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Basketball

Basketball Classes

Classes will provide an environment for basketball fun and skill development. Dexterity ball handling drills, offensive and defensive patterns, improvement through fun and hard work will be stressed.

Ages

Grades 2-8 (Coed)

Dates

Spring 1: 
Wednesdays: Mar 21 - May 16 
(No class April 11)

Winter: Wed: Jan 10- March 7
(No Class Feb 21)

Location

Community Center Gymnasium

Instructor

Rick Slettedahl

Day/Time

Wednesdays
Grades 2-4 (Beginners): 2:15 - 3:15pm
Grades 3-5 (Some Experience Required): 3:15 - 4:15pm
Grades 6-8 (Advanced): 4:15 - 5:15pm

Cost

Village Residents: $69 (Coupon: 3VRRT5)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $81 (Coupon: DZMYW7)
General Public: $98

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Basketball Leagues

Skill development, teamwork and good sportsmanship will be emphasized. (Clinic format for the first 3 weeks for leagues. Game times will vary weekly and will be set after the teams are formed on Week 3. (Click here for game schedule). Please call 510.524.4926 for Wait List information. Grades are only a loose guideline, with experience being the most important factor.

Ages

Grades 2-7 (Coed) 

Dates

Spring 1:
Sat/Sun:
Mar 24/25 - May 19/20
(No Class Mar 31/April 1)

Winter: Sat/Sun:  Jan 13/14-Mar 10/11
(No Class Feb 17/18)

Location

Community Center Gymnasium

Instructor

Rick Slettedahl & Staff

Day/Time

Saturdays
Grades 2-4 (Beginners): 4:00 -5:30pm
*please note that this is a class not a league
Grades 4-6 (Limited Experience): 1:30 -4:00pm

Sundays
Grades 5-7 (Intermediate): 1:15 - 3:45pm
Grades 6-8 (Advanced): 3:45 - 6:15pm
Grades are only a loose guideline, with experience being the most important factor.

 

Cost

Village Residents: $81 (Coupon: 7KVFP8)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $97 (Coupon: RRZ29T)
General Public: $114

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Create Characters using various Art methods including modeling, sculpting, sewing, paper mache & More! This session will have an underwater theme and projects will vary vary by age. 

Ages

Ages: 3-5 & 4-6, Grades 2-5

Dates

Spring 1: March 11/15 - April 29/ May 3
No Class March 29/April 1

Spring 2: May 6/10 - June 21/24
No Class May 27

Location

Community Center Art Room

Instructor

Einat Laudon & Staff

Day/Time

Ages 4-6: Sundays 10:00-10:45am
Ages 3-5: Sundays 11:00-11:45pm
Grades 2-5: Thursdays 5:30-6:45pm

Cost

Village Residents: $51 (Coupon: JMKCMT)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $58 (Coupon: 86SK3H)
General Public: $69

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Circus

This class offers children the opportunity to learn a wide range of circus skills with an emphasis on juggling, unicycling, stilt walking, tandem acrobatics and aerial awareness, as well as training on circus apparatus, such as rola bola. Students will also be introduced to theatrical expression, clowning and creative movement. This is a great introductory circus skills experience for young people new to circus.

Ages

6-11 

Dates

Spring 1: March 12 - April 9
(5 weeks)

Spring 2:  April 16 – May 21
(5 weeks)

Winter: January 8 - March 5
(No Class January 15, February 19)

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Slim Chance

Day/Time

Mondays 3:30-4:30pm

Cost

Village Residents: $51 (Coupon: K8K8PB)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $58 (Coupon: GK8QBC)
General Public: $69

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Cub Soccer

Soccer skill, such as kicking and passing will be taught each week. Scrimmages will begin as the children’s skills advance during the last 15 minutes of each class.

Ages

3, 4, & 5 (with Parent Participation)

Dates

Spring 1: February 25 - April 15
(No Class April 1)

Spring 2: April 22 - June 10
(No Class May 27)

Winter: January 7 - February 18

Location

Fielding Fields

Instructor

Teale Matteson & Pacific Soccer Training Staff

Day/Time

Sundays 9:00-9:30am or 9:30-10:00am

Cost

Village Residents: $51 (Coupon: 3STM9B)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $58 (Coupon: V8SV96)
General Public: $67

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Learn the arts of Sabers & Staff! Plus warm-up, strengthening, stretching, mindfulness, breathing and meditation.

Ages

8-13, 14 & Up

Dates

Spring 1: March 18 - April 22
No Class April 1
Spring 2:  May 6 – June 10
No Class May 27

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

David Moore

Day/Time

Ages 8-13: Sundays 1:00-2:00pm
Ages 14 & Up: Sundays 2:00pm-3:00pm

Cost

Village Residents: $51 (Coupon: 8VBHHT)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $58 (Coupon: 4SFK8W)
General Public: $69

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Gymnastics

Movement, music and gymnastics for children 15 months - 12 years. A combination of play-based and instructional curricula. Classes meet for 45 mintues, once a week. Please be sure to make arrangements in advance for "make-up classes" for vacations during any of our sessions. Child must fall into the age range by the first day of class.

For information about gymnastics, birthday parties, free trial class and the gymnastics make-up line: 510.526.7637 or email mschwey@berkeley.edu

Gymnastics Policies

Ages

15 months - 12 years

Dates

Spring 1: Feb 27 - April 29
No Class March 27-April 1

Spring 2: May 1 - June 24

Winter: January 2rd - February 25th

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Matthew Schwey

Day/Time

Varies. See class details below

Cost

Gym Cubs: Parent Participation (PP)
Village Residents: $73 (Coupon: D8K2VG)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $85 (Coupon: 9BWZGS)
General Public: $103
Instructional (I)
Village Residents: $91 (Coupon: 4PKK3D)
UCB Affiliates: $103 (Coupon: N8RP8W)
General Public: $121

 

 

Class Details and Registration

Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

To register online, please click on times listed below!

Tuesday
Time Type Age
9:30 am PP

18 months - 3 years

10:30 am PP

2.5 - 4 years

2:30 pm I

4 - 6 years

3:30 pm I

5 - 7 years

4:30 pm II (Intermediate Level 2)*

7 - 12 years

* Students must be able to demonstrate mastery of all intermediate level 1 skills. Progressions for more advanced tumbling and trampoline will be taught. These skills will include kick overs and handsprings. Form and technique will be given a greater emphasis. (Instructor’s permission required)

Wednesday
Time Type Age
9:00 am I

4 - 6 years

10:00 am I

3 - 5 years

11:00 am PP

18 months - 3 years

2:30 pm I

3 - 4 years

3:30 pm I

5 - 7 years

4:30pm I

7 - 12 years

 

Thursday
Time Type Age
10:30 am PP

18 months - 3 years

11:30 am I

3 - 4 years

2:30 pm I

4 - 6 years

3:30 pm I

5 - 7 years

4:30 pm I (Intermediate Level 1)*

7 - 12 years

5:30 pm I (Intermediate Level 1)*

6 - 9 years

* Students must be able to demonstrate mastery of basic gymnastics skills including cartwheels, handstands and bridges.Progressions for more advanced tumbling skills such as roundoffs and backbends will be taught as well as introductory trampoline skills.
 

Friday
Time Type Age
9:00 am PP

18 months - 3 years

11:00 am I

3 - 5 years

 

Saturday
Time Type Age
9:00 am PP

15 months - 2.5 years

10:00 am PP

18 months - 3 years

11:00 am I

3 - 4 years

12:00 pm I

4 - 6 years

1:00 pm I

7 --12 years

 

Sunday
Time Type Age
10:00 am I

3 - 4 years

11:00 am I

4 - 6 years

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Skateboard

In this class skaters will learn: the physics of balancing and riding their boards; proper techniques for pushing, rolling and turning; basic flat ground tricks; some transition and obstacle skills (rails and small jump ramps). Class emphasis is on having comfort and confidence in their own skateboarding ablility as well as providing the basic building blocks for more advanced techniques and tricks. Participants must bring a good quality skateboard, helmet, knee and elbow pads.

Advanced students will work with second instructor on building upon their previous experience.

Ages

5-12

Dates

Spring 1: Sat: March 10 – April 21
(No class March 31)
Tue: March 13 – April  17

Winter: Sat: January 6 - Feb 17
Tue: January 9 - February 27
(No Class February 20)

Location

Outdoor Courts

Instructor

Maurice Coxeff & Skate Team

Day/Time


Tuesdays
Beginners: Tuesdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Intermediate: Tuesdays 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturdays
Beginners: Saturdays 10:00am - 11:00am
Intermediate: Saturdays 11:00am - 12:00pm

Cost

Village Residents: $69 (Coupon: G96GNR)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $81 (Coupon: 5B7696)
General Public: $98

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Soccer

Soccer skill, such as kicking and passing will be taught each week. Scrimmages will begin as the children's skills advance.

Ages

5-11

Dates

Spring 1: February 25 - April 15
(No Class April 1)

Spring 2: April 22 - June 10
(No Class May 27)

Winter: January 7 - February 18

Location

Fielding Fields

Instructor

Teale Matteson & Pacific Soccer Training Staff

Day/Time

Sundays
Ages 5-7: 10:00 - 11:00am
Ages 5-8: 11:00 - 12:00pm
Ages 7-11: 12:00 - 1:00pm

Cost

Village Residents: $69 (Coupon: 4NBTNJ)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $82 (Coupon: DH8JBD)
General Public: $98

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