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Kids Events

Mar
23
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Mar
23
2018
Community Egg Hunt: Plank Rd - Flashlight Egg Hunt

Gather up the family for BREC’s community egg hunts packed with fun and exciting activities for everyone. This will include themed recreational games, arts and crafts, visits from the Easter Bunny and much more.

Mar
23
2018
Karate: Baringer

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements. In addition to self-defense skills, participants learn self-discipline, self-confidence and positive social behaviors

Ages: 6+

Mar
24
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Mar
24
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Mar
25
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Mar
26
2018
Tiny Steps

This mother’s day out program includes organized recreational games, creative art projects, singing and dancing, while socializing with peers.

Ages: 3-5 (Participants must be potty-trained.)

Mar
26
2018
Kids at Play: Cadillac

Participants will engage in fun indoor and outdoor recreational activities designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination, improve self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: Pre-K-6th Grade

Mar
26
2018
Piano Lessons: Jefferson Highway

Students learn techniques and skills in hand-eye coordination, concentration, music appreciation, and self-confidence. This program offers one on one instruction and caters to each students skill level.

Ages: 6+

Mar
26
2018
Youth 360

This is an after school program designed to provide recreation, including health and wellness activities for children. Participants will engage in fun activities in a safe environment, as well as enjoying physical activities and healthy snacks provided through a partnership with Big Buddy. Homework time is also provided.

Ages: Grades K-6

Mar
26
2018
Forest Park Junior Tennis Academy

A continuous, year-round program offering both developmental and high-performance sessions. Academy Director Eric Street

Ages: 5-18

Mar
26
2018
After School Junior Tennis Program: Independence

If you are looking for a sport that your child can play for the rest of their life, tennis could be the answer. This program offers a four-week session for beginners. Options are available for one or two days per week (Mondays and/or Wednesdays).

Registration Deadline: 11/24/2017
Registration Closed

Ages: 8-16

Mar
26
2018
Kids at Play: Blueberry Street

Participants will engage in fun indoor and outdoor recreational activities designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination, improve self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: 6-16

Mar
26
2018
Kids at Play: Saia

Participants will engage in fun indoor and outdoor recreational activities designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination, improve self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: 6-12

Mar
26
2018
Highland Park Junior Tennis Academy

This is a continuous, year-round program separated into semesters. Skill levels include beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate. Academy Director Natalie Johnson

Ages: 5-17

Mar
26
2018
Little Picassos

An introduction in the fun aspects of art. Young artists will experience their first encounters with art – using paint, oil pastels, watercolor and collage techniques.

Registration Deadline: 02/23/2018

Ages: 4-7

Mar
26
2018
Community Kids At Play: Zachary

Participants engage in fun, outdoor, recreational games designed to enhance physical movement skills and coordination. This program facilitates an environment for weekly, non-league, pick-up, backyard type fun games including kickball, dodgeball and other outdoor recreational games as voted on by the participants.

Ages: 6-12

Mar
26
2018
Karate: Plank Road

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements. In addition to self-defense skills, participants learn self-discipline, self-confidence and positive social behaviors

Ages: 6+

Mar
27
2018
Tiny Steps

This mother’s day out program includes organized recreational games, creative art projects, singing and dancing, while socializing with peers.

Ages: 3-5 (Participants must be potty-trained.)

Mar
27
2018
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for ages 6-10.

Ages: 6-10 (with accompanying adult)

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