Other Activities

Taekwondo –

Mystic Dragon Martial Arts is committed to providing the highest quality martial arts instruction and training in a friendly, positive environment. Individuals of all ages with or without previous martial arts experience can learn to defend themselves, receive a great workout, have fun, and improve as individuals. In addition to punching and kicking techniques of Tae Kwon Do, students learn self-defense and martial arts weaponry.  The Spring session will begin on April 2nd, 2018.

Beginner Taekwondo:
This 10 week program is for all ages 5 and up, who have less than 1 year of experience in Taekwondo. This class is an introduction to “empty hand” defense. Students will learn punches, kicks and traditional form.
Time: 5:30 – 6:05 PM

Intermediate Taekwondo:
This 10 week program is for ages 8-16 years old with over 1 year of experience. Students will advance in sparring situations and begin to learn falling and throwing techniques from a variety of defense positions.
Time: 6:20 – 7:05 PM

Adult Taekwondo: Program
This 10 week program is for ages 16 and up, any experience level. Students will work at skill level, defining punches kicks and sparring tactics. Advanced students will progress to weaponry attacks and defense.
Time: 7:20 – 8:20 PM
Registration Deadline: 3/28/18
Fee: $60
Member Fee: $40

Cheerleading Camp – 1st-6th Graders –

1st-3rd Graders: An introduction to cheerleading that’s fun. – 10:00-11:00 a.m.
4th-6th Graders: Learn cheers, chants, jumps, and dance routines -11:00-Noon

Registration Begins: May 2, 2018
Rate: $20
Member Rate: $18
Dates: June 11-13
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Program #: 22050- 1st-3rd & 22055- 4th-6th
Registration Deadline: June 6, 2018

Babysitting 101 –

In four weeks of interesting and engaging learning, your child will become a sought-after babysitter, implementing a plan to find babysitting jobs and care for kids of all ages with equal measures of skill and fun. Children will learn common problems babysitters face and the solutions, how to engage kids of all ages, become CPR certified and more. The class will meet on Mondays 5:30-7:30 PM for four weeks starting TBD. Students will receive their CPR certification from a certified instructor on the last day of class.

Registration Begins: TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Rate: $100
Program Dates:  TBD
Program #: 71000

* Sports Sampler – Ages 6-10

Boys and girls will be introduced to 8 different sports over a 4 day period from 9:00a.m.-11:30a.m. Basic instruction and participation in: baseball, volleyball, swimming, track, soccer, tennis, basketball and football will be offered. Participants will meet at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex Monday through Thursday. Please bring a swimsuit every day.

Registration Begins: June 6, 2018
Rate: $40 Member Rate: $36
Date: July 23-26
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Program #: 21015
Registration Deadline: July 18, 2018

Turkey Shoot-

Sponsored by Waterloo Optimist Club in cooperation with Columbus High School

All participants must be residents of Waterloo.
A Turkey Shoot team will consist of one child and one parent listed under the child’s age group. Parents may compete with more than one child. Each team member will shoot ten basketball free throws. The total number of baskets made by each member will determine the final team score. The top team in each category will receive a ham or turkey. (One winner per-family.) In the event of a tie, a shoot-off will determine the 1st or 2nd place winners. The high school free throw rule applies to all age categories except 4-9 year olds, who will shoot from a shorter
distance and use a junior ball. Girls, 10-14 years old, will use a regulation women’s basketball.

WHO: Parent/Child Team (4-14 Years of Age)
WHEN: TBD
CHECK IN: Begins at 1:00 P.M. and event begins at 1:30 PM
SITE: Columbus High School
FEE: FREE
PRE-REGISTRATION IS PREFERRED

Start Smart –

This program is aimed at preparingyoung future athletes to participate in organized sporting activities. The goal of this program is to equip participants with fundamental motor skill competence and confidence in order to make their future youth sport program experiences more enjoyable. This program is designed to be a parent (or adult)/child activity. The adult/child pairs work together at various skill stations throughout the program. Each pair will receive a participant manual that
includes a wide range of skill development drills that will be utilized within the program and could be also done at home. The program will meet on Monday evenings at 5:30 PM.
Registration Begins:TBD
Registration Deadline:TBD
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Rate: $20
Program Dates: TBD
Program #: 55000

Tumbling –

Join the Cedar Valley SportsPlex tumbling class! We teach beginner tumbling moves to kids while helping them develop body awareness, flexibility and strength. This beginning class is designed for children who have little to no experience with tumbling. It is a safe and enjoyable way for children ages 3 to 5 and 6 to 7 begin tumbling.

Registration Begins: TBD
Dates: TBD
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Registration Deadline: TBD
Fee: $40
Member Fee: $36

Pitching Clinic –

This clinic will be held on Mondays 5:30 – 6:30 PM for 6 weeks starting January 8th. The clinic will cover movement pitches such as the change up and fastball. Pitchers must have their own catcher for each night. The clinic will be led by Jadyn Spencer and two special guests. Jadyn graduated from West High where she lettered all four years, was one of the top prep athletes in Iowa during her high school career, named the Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year, 4A player of the year and more. She went on to play softball for four years at University of Alabama.

Program Dates: TBD
Time: 5:30 pm
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Rate: $60
Member Rate: $54
Registration Deadline: TBD
Program #: 920050

Ballet Dance – Registration Form

This 45-minute dance class introduces preschoolers to ballet and creative movement in an enjoyable and nurturing environment. This class teaches students to dance at their current level of mental, physical, emotional, and cognitive development. It gives children a strong foundation in dance while keeping the movement on a child’s level so that they are always having fun and mastering new skills. Our program is designed for 3-5 year old students to learn dance. Session 1 will meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Session two days are TBD.

Registration Begins: TBD
Dates: TBD
Site: Cedar Valley SportsPlex
Registration Deadline Sess 1: TBD
Fee: $40
Member Fee: $36