Sportsplex@Fairfield TUESDAYS 2016-2017
April 4 - May 23
Optional bus pick up from school!
Fairfield Ice Academy Learn to Skate (2:45-3:45 p.m.) Grades K and up
Come Learn to Skate in a personalized small group setting. At FIA you will learn the fundamentals of ice skating while having fun. Our lessons are geared toward the children. Our professional instructors will conduct classes in a positive atmosphere, making learning to skate a fun experience for recreational, hockey and figure skaters of all ages!The students are divided up by age and ability. Watch how quickly they learn!
Fairfield Ice Academy Ice Hockey (**2:45-3:45 p.m.) Grade K and up
We will develop each player toward a path of success in hockey. We start with the most basic skating skills and focus on skills that will immediately improve their balance and agility and then turn to puck control and shooting. All drills are tailored to address needs of students after an initial assessment.. There will be consistent situational training for defensemen and forwards alike, so they can develop the hockey sense needed to find success. All classes start with skills and end with a 3 vs 3 game! Attire: Full hockey equipment is required: Elbow & Shin Pads, helmet with mask, hockey stick and hockey gloves, hockey pants and shoulder pads. You can rent equipment for $ 75 per session with an option to buy at discounted rate.
Gymnastics for Boys and Girls at GCA (2:45- 3:45 p.m.) Grades K and up
We offer the best training program in the state of CT with state of the art equipment. The coaching staff is educated and well versed in the Junior Olympic USAG program. All coaches are former high level competitive gymnasts. They are Safety, CPR, and First Aid certified. Safety is our utmost concern for our gymnasts.
Sewing Class with Designer Jennifer Butler (2:45-3:45 pm) Grades 6th -8th
Pick a project geared to your sewing skill level and Jennifer will work with you to improve your skills and make your idea a reality.
Activity Hopper at Sportsplex@Fairfield (2:45-3:45 p.m.) Grades K and up
The Sportsplex offers a class option that brings kids to the Gymnastics & Cheerleading Academy, Fairfield Ice Academy, The Field House, Fit Club, World Champion Taekwondo, Parkour, Rock Climb Fairfield and Brain Boost . Camp includes instruction and activities and fun in all of the above listed activities! All activities take place indoors state of the art Sportsplex facility. Our program is staffed by professional, experienced and certified coaches and trainers. Students are divided by age.
GCA Parkour Ninja Zone (3:15-4 pm) Grades K and up
Turning energy into ambition, one awesome kid at a time. A fusion of gymnastics, martial arts, obstacle training and freestyle movement. Children learn flips, rolls, jumps, and kicks in combination with strength and ability courses. A progressive level system that evaluates and advances children on their skill and knowledge of core values as described in the Ninja Zone Creed.
Rock Climb Fairfield (2:45-3:45 p.m.) Grades 2nd and up
Rock Climb Fairfield's after school program is a fun, indoor rock climbing course for school aged children. Our certified instructors will coach students on the basics of climbing technique in an encouraging, non-competitive environment. All equipment including climbing shoes, harness, and helmet are included. Instructor-student ratio is 1:6.
Fit Club (2:45-3:45 p.m.) Grades 2nd and up
At Fit Club kids are taught the values of respect, and are spoken to about bullying. We teach kids to be aware of their actions and how it can affect others. Coaches introduce self-defense techniques, defense maneuvers as well as engaging them in fun fitness activities! Fit Club focuses on keeping your body fit. Benefits from our program include building endurance, coordination, improving concentration, increasing strength, and so much more!
The Studio Fairfield - Art Program
St. Thomas Grades K & Up students may join The Studio Fairfield's Guided Open Studio program for a ten week program. The students choose from a menu of choices in drawing, painting, animation, sculpting, pottery, and more. Students come once weekly for 1.5 hours and choose their projects from a menu of exciting options. Students get personalized instruction, their own storage space, and all supplies are included.
Ten weeks: $190/month (2.5 month program) paid directly to the studio. Pottery add $30. Call The Studio directly for questions. 203.814.6873
Brain Boost (2:45-3:45pm) Grades K -8
Brain Boost is a Math and computer learning center.
We teach coding to kids by building fun games and apps using Scratch, Java script and also Minecraft mods. We also teach Robotics using Lego Mindstorm ev3. The lessons are fun and interactive. We work with kids imaginations to make coding/robotics interesting. Let's all build games and not just play them !
World Champion Taekwondo (2:45-3:45pm) Grades K-8
Develop Self Confidence and "I can do it" attitude! Improve self-discipline for better behavior at home. Sharpen listening skills for improved grades. Set a goals and work hard to earn belt and trophy. Improve endurance, flexibility and strength.