Youth Programs

Aerial | Basketball | Circus | Cub Soccer | Gymnastics Plus | Gym Cubs | Art: Paper Mache | Skateboard | Soccer

 

To register online, please click on times listed below!

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

Fall 1: September 10/11-October 22/23

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: ZTWQHD)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $92 (Coupon: FKWTHH)
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

Fall 1: October 18- December 13
No Class Nov. 22

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: PBY2YY)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $81 (Coupon: VMW7ZB)
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

Fall 1: October 21/22 – December 16/17
No class Nov. 25/26

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: PS5MW8)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $97 (Coupon: YFRB54)
General Public: $114

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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

Fall 1: September 11-October 23

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Slim Chance

Day/Time

Mondays 3:30-4:30pm

Cost

Village Residents: $69 (Coupon: JRZKQP)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $81 (Coupon: 3DZSJ8)
General Public: $98

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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

Fall 1: September 10-October 22

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: M72QPR)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $58 (Coupon: 2TJ49N)
General Public: $67

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Gymnastics Plus

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 Plus Policies

Ages

15 months - 12 years

Dates

Fall 1: September 5-October

 

Location

Apparatus Bay

Instructor

Matthew Schwey

Day/Time

Varies. See class details below

Cost

Gym Cubs: Parent Participation (PP)
Village Residents: $68 (Coupon: F5JHTT)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $80 (Coupon: 65RNVF)
General Public: $98
Instructional (I)
Village Residents: $78 (Coupon: F5JHTT)
UCB Affiliates: $90 (Coupon: 65RNVF)
General Public: $108

 

 

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

Paper Mache

Design, Create and Paint sculptures with Paper Mache!

Ages

2nd Grade and up

Dates

Fall 1: September 14-October 19

Location

Community Center Art Room

Instructor

Natti Laudon

Day/Time

Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm

Cost

Village Residents: $49 (Coupon: BYV8M8)
UCB Staff, Faculty and Students : $54 (Coupon: CQRPHT)
General Public: $59

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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

Fall 1: 7 Week Session!
Tuesdays: September 12-October 24
Saturdays: September 9-October 21

Location

Apparatus Bay Parking Lot

Instructor

Ashley Masters & Maurice Coxeff

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: ML7BBS)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $81 (Coupon: HN5DLC)
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

Fall 1: September 10-October 22

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: FZ4V6B)
UCB Staff, Faculty & Students: $82 (Coupon: 8CGDMK)
General Public: $98

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