THE REC 

North Tonawanda Youth Center

KIDS PAGE
(K-6 Grade Programs)

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ZUMBA for Kids


  • Ages 7 - 11
  • Wed's starting 4/1 and lasts for 6 weeks
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • FREE for NT Residents
  • @ The REC





Perfect for our younger Zumba fans!

Kids 7-11 years old get the chance to be active and jam out to their favorite music.

How It Works
Zumba for Kids classes features kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.

Benefits
Zumba for Kids helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children's lives by making fitness fun. Classes incorporate key childhood development elements like leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, cultural awareness.


AFTER SCHOOL FOOTBALL CLINIC FOR GIRLS who attend NTI


FREE


Mondays, March 2 - April 20


(No clinics during spring recess)


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

in the NTI gymnasium

 

In preparation for our spring football season, we are offering free, after school football clinics for girls who attend NTI. 


Football? Should my daughter play football?


Why not?? 


Football is great for fitness, team building, it's cerebral and it's fun. Even if it's something they don't want to pursue in the future, it's a perfect addition to aid in their development at this age.



REGISTER HERE

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AFTER SCHOOL FOOTBALL PROGRAM FOR BOYS who attend NTI


Wednesdays, March 4 - April 22


(No clinics during spring recess)


3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

in the NTI gymnasium

 

In preparation for our spring, youth touch football league, the North Tonawanda Parks and Recreation Department is offering a free, after school, boys football clinics





WHY PLAY TOUCH FOOTBALL?


  • Gain Confidence in yourself
  • Learn important athletic and social skills
  • Get Active and stay fit
  • It’s FUN!!!

 

REGISTER HERE


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SNACK ATTACK


Grades K - 6


Every Friday at 4:45pm


Begins October 11


Does your child come to The REC on a regular basis?



 we will be offering an after school snack program, called  SNACK ATTACK is an after school snack program for our K-6 kids.


With guidance from our knowledgeable staff, kids will learn how to make a healthy, easy to prepare, after school snack. Anything from peeling and slicing their own apple for a yummy PB & Apple treat to preparing a personalized Chex™ mix.


We will educate kids about nutrition and how making good dietary choices can have a positive effect on their mind and body.


Menus will be posted to assist in avoiding conflicts with dietary restrictions and allergies. At times, substitutions or alternatives can be provided upon request. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. 


You can email Michelle at mbernas@northtonawanda.org or call 716-695-8520 ext. 5510.


Pre-registration is required.


Cost is $1.00 per after school Snack Attack. A Snack Pack punch card can be purchased below.


Snack Packs come in $5 or $10 denominations. Your child’s Snack Pack punch card will be waiting for them at The REC. Punch cards will remain with the instructor so there is no need to worry about them getting lost.


To ensure we have enough snacks to prepare, please register your child by noon the day of.


REGISTER HERE


FEBRUARY MENU

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STEM Club


Grades 2 - 6


FREE


Through the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation STEM 2035 grant, The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is proud to partner with the North Tonawanda Recreation Center to present STEM Club. STEM Club is a weekly meeting for students to engage collectively in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities.


Participants will explore areas such as physics, coding, electricity, and simple machines with projects and topic geared specifically towards the corresponding age group. On the last day of class, participants will see these concepts and more put to use by taking a tour of North Tonawanda's historic landmark the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum.


Sessions will be held on the following dates:

Session I: October 10, 17, 24 & 31
Session II: December 5, 12 & 19th

Session III: February 6, 13, 20 & 27

Session IV: April 2, 9 16 & 23

This program is free however we ask that you register here:


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YOUTH DANCE TEAM


Grades K - 6


FREE


Learn, practice and perfect a variety of dance techniques, from hip-hop, jazz, and more as instructor Emily Partell (from the Spirit of Dance) choreographs a mash-up of styles and songs into a dance routine to be performed during the halftime of youth basketball games.



Informational meeting will be at The REC on Friday, October 18 at 5pm. Program runs from October 18 to January 24.


REGISTER HERE

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Youth Soccer Clinic


Grades 1 & 2


$35 for North Tonawanda residents only


November 6 - December 11


The Youth Soccer Clinic is a great introduction & skill building experience for young children in the 1st & 2nd grades. This program is designed to help players improve individual skills in dribbling & ball control. Players will be taught using small group exercises that focus on improving basic skills & sportsmanship.

Session: 6 weeks, 6 classes.

Wednesday evenings 5:30pm-6:30pm - Youth Center

North Tonawanda residents only $35.00


REGISTER HERE