We find it important that kids have extra curricular activities. We offer Youth Sports, Beyond The Classroom After School, Summer My Way: Summer Camp 5-12 year olds, and Classes. The Center has an ever growing selection of Youth Classes.
Mondays and Thursdays
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Starts on January 6th and runs until January 31st
Ages: 8-17 (3rd- 12th grade)
Cost of Class:
For all 8 sessions- Member: $135/ Non-Member: $185
Drop In per class- Member: $20/Non-member: $30
Instructor: Monica Simpson
The youth fitness class at The Center provides age appropriate small group training to improve performance in any sport or activity through high intensity exercise, along with focused strength training. Designed for youth 8-to 17-years of age, whether the goal is to improve body composition (weight/fat loss, toning and muscle gain) or to advance athletic achievements, this class has something for everyone and is suitable for all skill and experience levels.
Contact [email protected] or (941)778-1908 for more information
Day: Thursday evenings
Ages: 5 – 16 years old
Cost: Member: $50 per month | Non-Member: $60 per month
Registration Deadline: Before the first day of each month (child must do an intro class with Crystal before first class)
This class will be a balanced mixture between Hip-Hop and Jazz. Your child will learn technique, discipline, rhythm and how to encourage and work with other students in an environment where they can learn and grow.
Special Instructions: Participants will need appropriate leggings, shirt, and dance shoes.
Crystal Krause has been dancing since the age of three and competing since age eight. She is trained in many dance styles such as ballet, pointe, lyrical, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, acrobatics, and many styles of Ballroom and Latin dance. Crystal was a member of the Manatee High School Sugar Cane Dance Team, in which she was co-captain her senior year. “Teaching dance has always been her passion.” She has been blessed to teach for ten years to all ages from three to adults. She began teaching at Inspiration Academy in West Bradenton and soon became the director of the dance program. Miss Krause is excited for the opportunity to teach youth dance at The Center!
For more information contact Kathryn Palmer, Youth Program Director, at [email protected] or (941)778-1908 ext. 207
The Center of Anna Maria will be having a babysitting course for teens ages 11 to 17 on January 15th from 9am to 3pm. The course will be at The Center located at 407 Magnolia Ave. Course participants will become CPR, AED and first aid certified through the American Heart Association. They will also learn about starting a babysitting business, working with parents and children, and safety and caregiving. Space is limited and per-registration is required by Jan. 8th . Teens will need to bring their lunch. The cost is $85 for members and $100 for non-members. For more course information, please contact Monica Simpson, [email protected]. To register, please visit The Center located at 407 Magnolia Ave in Anna Maria, call the front desk at (941)778-1908.
October 20-December 15 (no class November 24)
4pm-4:55pm: Ages 6-8
5pm-5:55 pm: Ages 9-11
Cost for all 8 sessions: $200 members/ $225 non-members
This program gives students the opportunity to develop their confidence and interpersonal skills through a game-based curriculum based in theater arts and improv. Students will experience exercises to help improve their self-confidence, listening skills, eye contact, body language, public speaking, creative thinking, and awareness of others.
Space is limited. Must register prior to first session.