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ARMED SERVICES YMCA OF KILLEEN

YOUTH CLASSES

Preschool

Fitness - Pre-K P.E. (3 yrs - 5 yrs)

This program is 45 minutes long. In this class, children will improve their strength, endurance, coordination, balance, and energy levels through fitness activities while learning their alphabet.

Fitness - Tumbling (3 yrs - 6 yrs)

This program is 45 minutes long. In this class, children will focus on learning basic gymnastic terminology, body awareness, flexibility, balance, and more! Participants will also work on coordination, spatial awareness, and perception skills with maneuvers such as straddle, tuck, and pike.

Cooking Class - Tasty Tot (3 yrs - 5 yrs)

This program is 45 minutes long. In this class, children will learn the importance of healthy eating and how to make fun healthy snacks. Each week, recipes coincide with a different letter of the alphabet.

School Age

Tae Kwon Do - Pee Wee (5 yrs - 8 yrs)

This program is an hour long and works in seasons. During the fall months training will be focused more on traditional Tae Kwon Do. Winter and spring will be focused on sport Tae Kwon Do (i.e. kicking combinations, footwork, and conditioning). During the summer students will also work on boxing and Hapkido for self defense.

Tae Kwon Do - Juniors (9 yrs - 15 yrs)

This program is an hour long. Students will train at an accelerated rate while working similar techniques as the peewee class. This class is also focused on seasonal training.

Fitness - HYPE (6 yrs - 14 yrs)

This program is an hour long. HYPE (Homeschooled Youth Physical Education) is a program specifically for homeschooled children, designed to increase their strength, energy, and self-esteem while also promoting team-building and healthy habits.

Cooking Class - Jr Chef (6 yrs - 11 yrs)

This program is an hour long. In this class, children will learn the basics of cooking with hands-on assistance. They will also learn culinary vocabulary, how to conduct themselves in a kitchen, and follow a variety of recipes.

Cooking Class - Youth Chef (12 yrs - 17 yrs)

This program is an hour long and is a more advanced class for young pre-teens and teens. Participants will learn how to chop, slice, dice, sauté, etc. with hands-on assistance and a variety of themed recipes.

Science Class - Myth Busters (6 yrs - 13 yrs)

This program is an hour long. Children will learn to use scientific reasoning and methods to answer questions, test the validity of various rumors, and explore urban legends.

Theatre Class - Little Theatre (6 yrs - 13 yrs)

This program spans 6 weeks and meets on Thursdays. The program allows children to explore the world of theatre. Participants will learn about line memorization, stage setting, and more. At the end of the program, parents are invited to a performance.

Art Class - Creative Canvas (6 yrs - 17 yrs)

This program is an hour long and meets on select Wednesdays. Children will exercise their artistic minds with step-by-step guidance from an instructor as they create their very own personalized themed painting.