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Summer 2024 Teens Classes

 
*Summer Class Registration Begins Monday, May 6.

Art and Cultural

Ceramics Workshop
Learn basic ceramics techniques: coiling, slabbing, wheel, glazing, mold making and sculpture. All skill levels welcome. We fire to cone 6. Bring notepad, pencil and material fee to first class. Additional supplies will be needed, instructor will provide the list. Åges: 16 years old and up. Class fee: $62. Material fee: $32.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park

Class #63139    6/30-8/18         1:30-4:30 p.m.  Su
Class #63138    7/1-8/19           9a.m.-noon      M
Class #63137    7/3-8/21           6-9 p.m.           W

Advanced Ceramics Workshop
This is an advanced course. We fire to cone 6. We will be experimenting with materials and techniques that do not get covered in the basic ceramics workshop. Feel free to do self-directed projects with guidance during this class section. Additional supplies will be available or students who have developed technical sufficiency and have a desire to explore deeper into ceramic processes. Bring samples of work, notepad, pencil, your clay and tools and material fee to first class meeting. Ages: 16 years old and up. Class fee: $62. Material fee: $32.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Thursday, 6-9 p.m.

Class #63136    7/11-8/29

Drawing Fundamentals
Yes. You CAN learn to draw. It is a skill that everyone can learn with practice. In this course, you will learn how to draw through a series of skill based focused exercises. You will learn contour line, positive/negative space, value, perspective, shading, composition, and more. Ages: 16 years old and up. Class fee: $62.

Anita Sinclair
Bixby Park
Monday, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Class #63140    7/1-8/19

Oil Painting
Representational oil painting of still life arrangements and landscapes from observation. All skill levels welcome. We will focus on techniques, skill building, color mixing, composition and conceptual skills. Class fee: $62. Ages: 16 years old and up.

Anita Sinclair   
Bixby Park
Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Class #63141    6/30-8/18 

Cooking

Basic Cooking for Teens
Receive hands-on training in a lecture/kitchen lab environment. Learn culinary terms, various cooking techniques, kitchen/food safety, kitchen math, measuring, food preparation techniques, hand washing, knife safety and cutting techniques, table etiquette, basic nutrition, and substitution. We will cover sautéing, simmering, stir-fry and more. Identifying and properly operating kitchen tools and appliances. No experience needed, we start off with the basics from boiling water and cracking eggs then gradually increase to more advance culinary challenges. We will cover snacks, breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts. Ages: 13-18 years old. Class fee: $130. Material Fee $60.

A Yummy Future
El Dorado Park West
Saturday, 3-4:00p.m.

Class #62963    7/6-7/27
Class #62964    8/3 -8/24 

Dance

Mexican Folklorico - Intermediate Advance
We will be learning dances from different regions of Mexico. Students must have the ability to learn to keep up with fast paced dance steps. Shows count as a class. Attire: closed toe shoes, sweatpants, shorts or skirts for flexibility as well as hair pulled back from face. Ages: 14-18 years old. Class fee: $92.*No class: 6/15, 7/6, & 7/20.

Irene Portillo
Veterans Park

Saturday, 11:15 a.m.- noon
Class #63080    6/8-8/10*

Mexican Folklorico - Advanced
A very fast-paced class. We will be learning dances from different regions of Mexico. Shows count as a class. Girl students must have dance shoes, practice skirts, hair pulled back in a ponytail or bun. Boys must have dance boots and sweatpants for flexibility. No jeans. Ages: 14-18 years old. Class fee: $92. *No class: 3/30 & 4/20.

Irene Portillo
Veterans Park
Saturday, 9:45-10:45 a.m.

Class #63077    6/1-8/10*

Dog Training

Dog Behavior Training 101 Positive Reinforcement
Help your dog become a well-behaved family member without the use of fear or intimidation (no choke chains/prong collars). Learn a variety of real-life rewards and consequences and how to decrease rewards as behaviors are learned. Class covers foundation behaviors, basic commands used in real-life, and more! Dogs four months and older with current vaccines. Ages: 10 years old and up. Contact 714.821.6622 or CrossroadsPetResort.com for more information. Class fee: $185. Material fee: $10.

Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort
Marina Vista Park
Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Class #60704    6/1-6/29
Class #63181    7/13-8/10

Dog Behavior Training 201 Positive Reinforcement
Continue to enhance your relationship with your dog by building on the foundation behaviors you learned in our 101 class. Practice more advanced real life commands with added distance, duration, distractions and more! Vaccines must be current. Ages: 10 years old and up. For more information: 714.821.6622 or CrossroadsPetResort.com. Class fee: $185. Material fee: $10.

Crossroads Country Club Pet Resort
Marina Vista Park
Saturday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Class #60705    6/1-6/29
Class #63182    7/13-8/10

Fitness

40-30-20 Interval Training
A new body, a new you! Lose fat while increasing your strength, endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness with workouts that are fun, challenging, and never boring. Become lean, agile, strong, toned during 40, 30, and 20 second Tabata Boot Camp-style exercise intervals that change your body and give you lasting results. All fitness levels welcome. Ages: 16 years old and up. Bring mat & resistance band. Optional one-time equipment fee. Walk-in fee available. *No class: 6/10 & 7/1.

Tami Santy
Recreation Park
Monday, 6-6:45p.m.

Class #62468    6/3-7/8*           $44
Class #62469    7/15-8/12         $55 

B.L.A.S.T. Total Body Fitness
This full-body workout boosts your metabolism, blasts away inches and helps you Become Lean, Agile, Strong, Toned with the perfect combination of strength, cardio and agility/sports movements. We will use body weight, kettlebells, agility ladders, battle ropes, and other fitness toys - each workout is unique, challenging, and fun. All fitness levels welcome. Ages: 16 years old and up. Bring dumbbells, resistance band & mat. Walk in fee available. *No class: 6/13 & 7/4.

Tami Santy
Recreation Park
Thursday, 6-6:45p.m.

Class #62472    6/6-7/11*         $44
Class #62473    7/18-8/15         $55

Capoeira
An Afro-Brazilian art that combines martial Arts technique with music and dance. Capoeira is a dynamic hybrid which will increase stamina, balance, and flexibility while achieving a total body workout. Ages 10 years old and up. Mayfair Park, 5720 Clark Ave., Lakewood.

Courtney Day Claverie 
Mayfair Park
Monday Wednesday, 7-8:15p.m.

Class #62872    6/3-6/24           $70
Class #62873    7/1-7/31           $90
Class #62874    8/5-8/28           $80

Dance with Carmen
A Dance class in Spanish! Have fun while you tone up and dance the stress away. Una clase de baile en Espanol! Diviertete y mantente saludable. Despidete del estres y disfrutate a lo maximo mientras tonificas tu cuerpo. Precio por persona, por clase. Clase en el Parque Silverado. Ages: 15 years old and up.

Carmen Valdivia
Silverado Park
Tuesday Thursday, 9-10 a.m.

Class #62948    6/4-6/27           $2
Class #62949    7/9-7/30           $2
Class #62950    8/1-8/29           $2 

Yoga with Lacey
This all levels, alignment-based yoga class will include various poses and movement focused upon strength, stretch and balance. Breathing and relaxation techniques are also explored to link both mind and body awareness. Ages: 16 years old and up. Please bring a yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks and yoga strap. Walk in fee available.

Lacey Marsac
Wardlow Park

Class #62604    6/3-6/24        6:15-7:15 p.m.     M         $40
Class #62607    6/3-6/24        7:30-8:30 p.m.     M         $40
Class #62610    6/5-6/26        6:15-7:15 p.m.     W         $40
Class #62613    6/5-6/26        7:30-8:30 p.m.     W         $40
Class #62605    7/1-7/29        6:15-7:15 p.m.     M         $50
Class #62608    7/1-7/29        7:30-8:30 p.m.     M         $50
Class #62611    7/3-7/31        6:15-7:15 p.m.     W         $50
Class #62614    7/3-7/31        7:30-8:30 p.m.     W         $50
Class #62606    8/5-8/26        6:15-7:15 p.m.     M         $40
Class #62609    8/5-8/26        7:30-8:30 p.m.     M         $40
Class #62612    8/7-8/28        6:15-7:15 p.m.     W         $40
Class #62615    8/7-8/28        7:30-8:30 p.m.     W         $40

Music

Build the Beat
Want to write a song but don’t know where to start? This class will guide you through the process of composing, recording, protecting, selling, marketing, and promoting your music in today’s environment. All styles are welcome. Ages: 11-17 years old. Class fee: $115. Class held at Jammin’ Music,4228 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach.

Jammin’ Music Inc.
Jammin’ Music Studio
Saturday, 4:30-5:30p.m.

Class #62944    6/8-7/13
Class #62945    7/20-8/24

Sports

Jujitsu
Japanese Jujitsu self defense. Students learn escapes, throws, locks, and holds to control a larger opponent from one-on-one instruction with 40 years of self defense experience. Class is for beginners and advanced students. Ages: 13 years old and up. Class fee: $45. New students start first Monday or Wednesday of each month. www.LakewoodBudoKai.com.

Russell Kelley
Stearns Champions Park
Monday Wednesday Friday, 7-8 p.m.

Class #63011    6/3-6/28          
Class #63012    7/1-7/31
Class #63013    8/2-8/30

Karate
Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate; learn blocks, punches, strikes, and kicks to defend against an attack from one-on-one instruction with 40 years of self-defense. Ages: 13 years old and up. Class fee: $45. Class is for beginners and advanced students. Visit: www.LakewoodBudoKai.com. *No class: 7/3 & 7/5.

Russell Kelley
Stearns Champions Park
Monday Wednesday Friday, 8-9 p.m.

Class #63014    6/3-6/28
Class #63015    7/1-7/31*
Class #63016    8/2-8/30

Karate - Shotokan
Japanese Karate retains all the traditions of this ancient art. The philosophy and rules of karate will help develop a better form of discipline and respect. Consistent training helps students become stronger and develop confidence. Karate will teach students the customs and courtesies of Japanese culture. Uniforms are available for an additional amount. More information will be given during the first class. Ages: 12 years old and up. Class fee: $90.

Jony Martinez
Cesar Chavez Park
Monday Wednesday Friday, 7:15-8:45 p.m.

Class #62994    6/3-6/28
Class #62995    7/1-7/31
Class #62996 8/2-8/30