Youth Sport Programs

Beginner Karate

Junior Dragons - Level 1: Come learn to kick, strike, and block! You will also learn traditional Karate values such as Focus, Respect, Self-Confidence, Self-Control, and Self-Defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       7 & Up
Dates:      9/18 - 10/23 & 11/6 - 12/18 (No class on 11/27)
Day:         Fridays
Time:        5:00 - 5:45 pm

Junior Dragons - Level 2: Junior Dragons Level 2 is a continuation of the level 1 class. Continue to learn different and more advanced kicks, strikes, and blocks and continue learning the traditional Karate values of Focus, Respect, Self-Confidence, Self-Control, and Self-Defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       7 & Up
Dates:      9/18 - 10/23 & 11/6 - 12/18 (No class on 11/27)
Day:         Fridays
Time:        6:00 - 6:45 pm

Little Tigers - Level 1: Come learn to kick, strike, and block and learn traditional Karate values such as Focus, Respect, Self-Confidence, Self-Control, and Self-Defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       3 - 6
Dates:      9/19 - 10/24 & 11/7 - 12/19 (No class on 11/28)
Day:         Saturdays
Time:        9:00 - 9:45 am

Little Tigers - Level 2: Tigers Level 2 us a continuation of the Level 1 class. Continue to learn different and more advance kicks, strikes, and blocks while learning traditional Karate values such as Focus, Respect, Self-Confidence, Self-Control, and Self-Defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       3 - 6
Dates:      9/19 - 10/24 & 11/7 - 12/19 (No class on 11/28)
Day:         Saturdays
Time:        10:00 - 10:45 am

Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res. per program 
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

Intermediate Karate

This karate class is for kids ages 6-13 who are excited to advance to the next level of learning. Class has a Shotokan base and operates as a freestyle karate. This class’ objective is to have fun, engage, and enjoy a good physical session with a foundation in the discipline and etiquette of traditional karate. 6 weeks.

Ages:       6 - 13
Dates:      9/14 - 10/26 (No class on 10/12) & 11/2 - 12/7
Day:         Mondays
Time:        5:30 - 6:15 pm
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation DepartmentBeginner Karate


Youth Yoga

Improve strength, flexibility, and coordination.  Enhance focus and reduce stress through breathing and mindfulness exercises.  Build confidence and awareness as we move through fun yoga poses designed for all levels of ability! 6 weeks.

Ages:       8 - 12
Dates:      9/15 - 10/20 & 11/3 - 12/8
Day:         Tuesdays
Time:        5:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee:         $40 Res. / $50 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

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Beginner Fencing 

Fencing is a modern and exciting sport. It relies on the use of tactics and strategy as well as speed and skill while facing your opponent. The need to think quickly and adapt to constantly changing situations is key. In fact, the modern sport of fencing has been described as trying to play chess while running the 100-meter dash! Equipment will be provided. 6 weeks.

Ages:       10 & Up
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 & 11/4 - 12/16 (No class on 11/25)
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        5:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee:         $50 Res. / $60 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

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Youth LacrosseYouth Lacrosse

Did you know that lacrosse is the fastest game on two feet? Students will learn the basic skills and rules using safe, made for indoors equipment.  This class is intended for beginners.  Open for boys and girls.  Come give the fastest growing sport in America a try! All equipment will be provided. 6 weeks.

Ages:       6 - 12
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        5:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee:         $30 Res. / $40 Non-Res.
Location:  Teachers Memorial Middle School


Magic Lessons

Magician Aaron Hughes will be offering a magical experience this Fall. Learn how to do your very own magic and card tricks! He will teach you tricks of misdirection, timing and choices of props. This is a great class for the beginner who is interested in learning how to make magic happen! 6 weeks.

Ages:       10 & Up
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 & 11/4 - 12/16 (No class on 11/25)
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        6:00 - 7:00 pm
Fee:         $50 Res. / $60 Non-Res.
Location:  Norwich Recreation Department

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Youth Tennis Lessons - Beginner

Come inside the gym and learn to play tennis! Class will focus on the forehand, backhand, serve and the game of tennis.  Please bring a racket and a water bottle. 6 weeks.

Ages:       8 - 15
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 & 11/4 - 12/16 (No class on 11/25)
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        6:00 - 7:00 pm
Fee:         $50 Res. / $60 Non-Res.
Location:  Stanton Tennis Courts

Fall Basketball Clinic 

Come learn basketball from experienced coaches. Sunday conditioning clinic is optional but recommended to reach tiptop basketball shape!

Micro Division: Practices will focus on skill development, fundamentals, floor spacing and ball movement along with flexibility, agility, footwork, and speed! 6 weeks.

Ages:       7 - 9
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        6:00 - 7:00 pm

Jr. Division: Practices will focus on skill development, fundamentals, floor spacing and ball movement along with flexibility, agility, footwork, and speed! Learn the importance of teamwork, making quick decisions, and non–zone defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       10 - 12
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        7:00 - 8:00 pm

Sr. Division: Practices will focus skill development, fundamentals, floor spacing and ball movement along with flexibility, agility, footwork, and speed! Learn the importance of teamwork, making quick decisions, and non– zone defense. 6 weeks.

Ages:       13 - 15
Dates:      9/16 - 10/21 
Day:         Wednesdays
Time:        8:00 - 9:00 pm

Fee:         $50 Res. / $60 Non-Res. per program 
Location:  Spayne Basketball Courts

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Youth Instructional Basketball League

This league is geared towards teaching and improving basketball skills through developmental drills and game play. Instruction and coaching will focus on teaching children the fundamentals of basketball as well as sportsmanship, teamwork, and fair play!

Ages:       Jr's 8 - 10 
Dates:      1/4 - 3/22
Days:        Mondays & Wednesdays
Time:        6:00, 7:00, or 8:00 pm
Fee:         $45 Res. / $55 Non-Res.
Location:  TBD

Ages:       Sr's 11 - 13
Dates:      1/4 - 3/22 
Days:        Mondays & Wednesdays
Time:        6:00, 7:00, or 8:00 pm 
Fee:         $45 Res. / $55 Non-Res. 
Location:  TBD

Randy Deglin Basketball Clinic

The focus of this camp will be basic drills and fundamentals of the game such as dribbling, passing, shooting, defense and offense. Improve skills, have fun, and make new friends! 5 weeks.

Ages:       5 - 12
Dates:      9/19 - 10/17
Day:         Saturdays
Time:        10:00 - 11:00 am
Fee:         $25 Res. / $35 Non-Res.
Location:  Spayne Courts

High School Recreational Basketball

This will be geared towards improving basketball skills through instruction and game play. Each week your teen will participate in recreational games while getting fit, making new friends, and working on basketball skills. Registration fee includes coaching, referees and a T-shirt!

Ages:       14 - 18 
Dates:      1/5 - 3/23
Days:        Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time:        6:00, 7:00, or 8:00 pm
Fee:         $65 Res. / $75 Non-Res.
Location:  TBDBasketball Clipart