Instructional Classes

The City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of instructional classes for children and adults.  For a full list of programs, class times and convenient online registration visit www.RoundRockRecreation.com

Toddler & Youth Instructional Classes
The Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers a variety of instructional classes for toddlers and youth.  Listed below is a summary of toddler and youth instructional classes:

Archery

Learn the Olympic sport of archery in this beginner class for ages 8 and up! Xpert Archery will shoot you straight as the skills of modern day archery will be taught through skills drills, active shooting and games. By the end of this basic course, archers will be Xperts at range safety, know their shooting limitations and be able to group all arrows on their target.

Austin Society of Karate

Austin Society of Karate Instructors will teach American Karate with an emphasis on self-defense, self-esteem, and self-confidence. Black uniform required after the first class and can be purchased from instructor or outside source. No refunds on uniform. Optional opportunities for advancement in the program require additional fees for tournaments and belt tests. Ages 5 – 12 years. Instructor: Austin Society of Karate.

Cooking with Kids Kitchen
Learn. Create. Cook. Taste. VOTED AUSTIN’S FAVORITE PLACE to LEARN COOKING, Kids Kitchen is your go-to resource for expert tips and fun and nutritious recipes. Enjoy delicious meal ideas, online learning with our Kids Chefs Club and fun hands-on classes in Austin, Texas created by expert registered dietitian and nutritionist. We inspire kids to cook! Your children will try new foods and be inspired to cook at home.  www.txkidskitchen.com #raisehealthykids.

Cordovan Art School
The Cordovan Art School believes in fostering creativity and self-confidence through visual and performing arts.  We pride ourselves on maintaining an environment that is positive, enjoyable, and allows students to progress and gain a deeper appreciation for the arts. Only the very best teachers work at Cordovan.  Growth and personal satisfaction come when put our time and talents to work—by learning, doing, and then repeating the process over and over again.   The students are proud of themselves, and we are too! We encourage anyone who enjoys the arts to come develop their talent with us!

Epic Hip Hop
Movin’ and groovin’ to the latest funky beats! Awesome cardio workouts with a new appreciation for physical fitness and fun!  With basic body movements involved in the class, children will gain skill and improve their confidence. Ages 6 – 10 Years.

Kinderdance
Education through Dance, Motor Development, Gymnastics, and Fitness programs blended with numbers, colors, shapes, words, and songs for children ages 2-12, taught on-site in child care facilities and other viable locations.

Here are the recommended ages for each of the programs.  Contact your student’s dance teacher for more information.

Kinderdance(Ages 3-5)
Kindergym(Ages 3-5)
Kindertots(Age 2)


Lifeguard Training
The City of Round Rock hires 200+ swimming pool personnel each summer season.  The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course teaches participants how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies.  Available for ages 15+. Scholarships are available. **Get Trained for $75 ($140 Savings with a Commitment to Work for City of RR. Contact us to sign up: 512-218-5540 or aquatics@roundrocktexas.gov)**

Sportball
Sportball introduces children to the wonderful world of sports!  Each class focuses on a different sport as coaches teach fundamental techniques and strive to build your child’s physical literacy.  Classes are fun and high energy, and reinforce the benefits of teamwork and sportsmanship.

Monkey Monkey Yoga
Monkey Monkey Yoga has been keeping kids happy since 2010! Everyone ages 3-8 years (plus parent/caregiver) are invited to participate in this once a month SUPER FUN Monkey Monkey Yoga class. Students sharpen and expand awareness, develop calmness, build confidence and self-esteem, and learn to self-regulate by practicing breathing techniques, poses, relaxation, and visualization. All taught through the use of music, games, stories and other fun activities to make Yoga educational and enjoyable to our young ones (and you!). Class is 1 hour in length. Visit website at www.monkeymonkeyyoga.com to see more of the benefits of Yoga for children. (*Price covers 1-2 kids plus 1 adult) Instructor: Angela Richter-Gronross, E-RYT 500 / Level III Radiant Child Yoga Instructor

Move Kids2Music
At Move Kids2 Music, we believe that music should be an integral part of life, and that everybody has the ability to acquire and retain music as a lifelong companion. As such, we provide programs that offer seamless continuity – from birth through all ages of adulthood. Join us for a class to start your child off with a love of music!

Soccer Shots
Soccer Shots is a national, non-competitive skills program teaching children ages 2-8 the wonderful game of soccer.  The developmentally appropriate curriculum emphasizes creative play, enjoyment of sport and character building lessons.  The energetic and enthusiastic coaches love working with kids of all ages and will ensure your child has a blast learning soccer!  The goal is simple: to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child served.  Soccer Shots programs offered include:

Mini: 2-young 3 year olds
Classic: older 3- young 5 year olds
Premier: older 5-8 year olds

Swim Lessons
Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers swim lessons during the Fall & Spring Season.  We proudly use the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Program and offers Private Lessons and Group Classes from Level 1 to Level 5.  In addition we offer classes for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and adults.

Tennis
Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers a variety of tennis programs for ages 3-14.  Tennis programs offered include:

Pee Wee: This tennis class for three and four year olds is a great way for a young child to improve hand-eye coordination, basic motor skills and to see how much fun the game of tennis is to play.  Parent participation is required during the class.

QuickStart I: QuickStart I is a perfect first experience to tennis that’s fun, great exercise and exciting!  This program uses kid-sized equipment: slower-moving and lower-bouncing balls, shorter and lighter racquets, and smaller courts.  For ages 5-7 years.

QuickStart II: Using QuickStart play format, kids keep the ball in play longer, learn faster and have more FUN!  This class is a great introduction to the fun and rewarding world of tennis.  Emphasis is placed on learning basic movement and striking skills, as well as developing motor skills, coordination and confidence.  For ages 8-10 years.

Junior Beginner: During the Junior Beginner Class, fun games and drills will be used to teach basic tennis skills.  The entire court will be utilized to teach proper warm-up techniques, basic strokes, fundamental rules, scoring and tennis etiquette.  For ages 11-14 years.

Junior Development: This class is for those who have shown interest in playing competitive tennis and want to play USTA tennis tournaments or improve their chances of making their school team.  The emphasis of the class will be on technique, with a priority on point building to help the player be more competitive.  For ages 11-16 years.

Adult Tennis: Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers a variety of tennis programs for ages 17 and older.  Tennis programs offered include:

Adult Tennis Clinics: This exciting clinic is for all adult players of all levels with lots of fast paced drills and detailed instruction for players that look for that special edge over their opponent.

Adult Instructional Classes
The Clay Madsen Recreation Center offers a variety of instructional/educational classes for adults as well as fitness and wellness programs.  Listed below is a summary of adult instructional classes.  For specific session information, dates and times and convenient online registration visit www.roundrockrecreation.com:

Austin Society of Karate
Austin Society of Karate Instructors will teach American Karate with an emphasis on self-defense, self-esteem, and self-confidence.  Black uniform required after the first class and can be purchased from instructor or outside source. No refunds on uniform. Optional opportunities for advancement in the program require additional fees for tournaments and belt tests. All questions about belt testing should be communicated directly with the instructors or the Austin Society of Karate. Ages 13 Years and Older. Instructor: Austin Society of Karate.