This program includes tumbling, balance beam, uneven bars and vault for girls and boys ages 4-14. Classes are held at the Irondale High School Gymnastic Gym on Saturday mornings.
Ice Skating Lessons
Returning winter of 2019. This instructional ice skating class is for youth ages 5-8. Kids will meet at the outdoor rink at Freedom Park and have the opportunity to learn forward and backward skating, stops and starts, crossovers, spins, swizzles and glides. Classes are filled with fun games and allow kids to learn at their own pace. Lessons will be posted in December!
The class features American Tae-Kwon Do for boys and girls ages 7 years and up. The program is designed to teach children self-defense, safety awareness and teamwork. Classes are held at the New Brighton Community Center on Monday evenings.
Little Tigers Martial Arts
This is an exciting class for children ages 3-6 years old. Kids will learn basic self-defense and martial arts skills through basic kicks, punches and strikes. Classes are held at the New Brighton Community Center on Monday evenings.
Soccer Skill-Builder Lessons and Private Lessons
Private Soccer Lessons with Coach Kelli
New Brighton offers personal instruction for players ages 8 and older who want to refine soccer skills or enter a more competitive level of play. Lesson times are pre-arranged to fit your schedule as well as instructor and field availability. Kelli Reasoner holds a degree in Exercise Science and coaching license from the United States Soccer Federation (USSF- soccer governing body for the United States). She has played college soccer, semi-professionally in the USA and professionally overseas. The progressive session includes foot skills, agility, speed, endurance, skills training, homework, and progress reports. Please contact Maria with questions and to schedule/register: firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-638-2136.
Preschool (Ages 3-4), Beginner (Ages 5-7) and Intermediate (Ages 7-12) Soccer Skill-Builder Lessons
Youth will improve their fundamental skills while learning more about the game and having a blast! Lessons are designed so that each and every participant, whether a beginner or a veteran, will increase both his/her skill level and knowledge. All abilities are welcome.
Soccer leagues are run in both the summer and fall- see program information and registration for dates and deadlines. Boys and girls ages 4 through grade 6 will learn basic soccer skills, game play, teamwork, sportsmanship and more in this recreational soccer league. Games are played in partnership with surrounding cities: Arden Hills, Shoreview, Mounds View, Roseville and Fridley. Practices and games are held at various fields in New Brighton and surrounding cities. Registration fee for both fall and spring includes team appropriate t-shirt. Volunteer coaches are needed. Please contact Maria if interested or with questions: email@example.com or 651-638-2136.
Summer Playground Program
Join us for fun in your neighborhood park when we return summer 2018. Supervised and structured outdoor activities focus on fun, physical fitness and socialization. Themed activities keep kids physically active and creative. Please note, this is a drop-in program and kids can come and go as they please. Parents/guardians are encouraged to set boundaries and communicate limits with their children before they attend the program. There will be no staff available to supervise participants before or after program hours. Participants must be 6 years of age by the first day of the program.
T-Ball and Coaches Pitch League
New Brighton Parks & Recreation T-Ball and Baseball programs are designed for girls and boys ages 3 to grade 4 to learn basic baseball or softball skills as well as teamwork, good sportsmanship, and more. The Tiny Sluggers league is a parent-involved league. The Mini-Sluggers league is a learning based league designed to teach t-ball skills progressing to using a pitching machine. The Lil’ Sluggers and Sluggers league are transitional leagues from t-ball to baseball and will include use of both the pitching machine and coach’s pitch. All leagues participate with our partner cities of Arden Hills, Mounds View, and Shoreview. Practices and games are held at various fields in New Brighton and surrounding cities. Registration fee includes t-shirt and cap. Coaches umpire games. Volunteer coaches are needed. Contact Maria with questions: 651-638-2136 or Maria.Larson@newbrightonmn.gov
T-Ball Round Up Lessons
Play ball! Boys and girls entering kindergarten will have fun while practicing basic baseball skills such as batting, catching, throwing and running bases. This is a great introductory course to those wanting to try baseball or softball in the future!
Grandparent and Me
This basic sports course is designed to introduce toddler’s ages 2-3 years old to a variety of sports, games and group activities, all with the help of a grandparent! Each session you and your grandchild will go through a series of fun games and activities, designed to encourage learning, develop motor skills, and promote social interaction.
Learn how to fish! The City of New Brighton in partnership with Ramsey County is encouraging youth to join us at Long Lake Fishing Pier for outdoor summer fun. Live bait will be provided and staff will assist participants will all of their fishing needs while educating about fishing safety! Participants must provide fishing poles and tackle. All fishing is catch and release.
The USTA Quick Start tennis lessons will get kids on the court and playing fast. Special tennis balls are used to slow down play for the beginners. Lessons are offered at nearby City of New Brighton outdoor courts for three different levels. Kids ages 4 years and up can participate in beginner through advanced lessons. Lessons are held in the spring, summer, and fall.
Ages 12 through Adult
If you have always wanted to play the guitar, here is your chance. Learn to play chords, basic music notation, how to tune your guitar and play easy songs with simple to follow instruction. This class is designed for teens and adults who have little or no experience playing the guitar. Participants are required to bring their own guitars (electric or acoustic) or they can request to borrow one from the instructor. Class is not designed for bass guitar. Instructor, Michael May, has been teaching and performing and studying the guitar for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit with a B.A. in Music. Classes run for 5 weeks. Min. 6 Max. 12