Youth Programs

Canvas Kids

Our Canvas Kids will have the opportunity to create a one of a kind piece of art on canvas each week. Watch their skills grow and flourish by the end of this course. This class is open to children ages 7-12. 

Cupcake Cuties

Students will enjoy learning the art of decorating cupcakes. Students can then eat and enjoy their cupcakes at home. This class is open to children ages 7 - 14. 

Pint Sized Picassos

Our Pint Sized Picassos will create their own masterpieces using a wide range of quality art materials. Watch their art skills grow and flourish by the end of this course. PLEASE NOTE: This class is a Parent and Me class. Parents are required to come to class and help your little ones create their masterpieces. This class is open to children ages 3 - 6. 

Competition Cheer 

The Irwindale Recreation Department is pleased to announce that we will be taking registration beginning July 26th for the 2021-2022 cheerleading season.  It is our goal to provide a fun, safe and exciting environment for our cheerleaders. This team will perform at various cheer competitions throughout Southern California. 

Competition Munchkin Cheer

It's time to let your little ones shine! Children ages 4-6 can learn the basics of cheerleading and perform in local competitions as well as make new friends and have loads of fun! 

Fun, Fit Fridays

Open to children ages 7 - 12. Let's get active!! Every four weeks, participants will learn the fundamentals of a different sport. 

Kidzone 2021-2022

The Kidzone program is the perfect place for Irwindale youth to spend their after school hours. Staff will be on hand to participate in daily activities which include arts and crafts, homework help, library programs, indoor and outdoor activities and much more.

Teeny Tots 

 We are pleased to offer a program for the teeniest of tots. Our Teeny Tots program, a Parent and Me style class, will help you interact with your child in a fun classroom setting. There will be a wide variety of activities including circle time, imaginative play, hands on art and other fun activities to help you and your child learn and play together.

Tiny Tots

Children will enjoy songs, stories, crafts, manipulatives, social interaction and self expression. There will be lots of activities that the children will enjoy. It is sure to be a fun-filled summer. Children MUST be potty trained to enroll. A minimum of 6 students must be registered for this class to begin. Maximum of 12 participants. 

Summer Day Camp

The Irwindale Recreation Department has planned a fun-filled summer for children in our Summer Day Camp. Summer Day Camp is open to Irwindale Residents between the ages of 7-12. 

Summer Cheer Clinic

Are you ready to stand up and cheer the day away?! Youth ages 7-13 will the opportunity to learn basic skills in our 2021 Summer Cheer Clinic. At this time there are no cheer competitions scheduled, this is a cheer conditioning class. (subject to change in accordance with the LA County Public Health Department) 

Summer Munchkin Cheer

It's about time to let your little cuties shine! Children ages 4-6 can learn the basics of cheerleading. At this time there are no cheer competitions scheduled, this is a cheer conditioning class. (subject to change in accordance with the LA County Public Health Department) Class will be offered in-person as well as virtually for those wishing to take the class online. 

Summer Tots

Children ages 3-6 will have the opportunity to enjoy songs, stories, crafts, manipulatives, social interaction and self expression in this once a week class. There will be lots of fun activities that your little one is sure to enjoy!

Summer Virtual Silly Science

Science fun for kids. Kids will get the opportunity to be scientists in their own home. 

Summer Volleyball Clinic

Youths ages 10-17 years old will have the opportunity to learn basic skills in our 2021 Summer Volleyball Clinic. Classes will be offered at the outdoor volleyball court behind the picnic shelter. This class will take place in person. Participants are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. 

Wiffle Ball & T-ball

Boys and girls can enjoy the summer at the Alfred H. Herrera Memorial Softball Field. Teams will be formed at every session for this "drop-in" program. All participants MUST be pre-registered in order to participate.  PLEASE NOTE: this is NOT a league type program. 

Spring Virtual Cooking Adventures

Does your child want to help out in the kitchen? If so, this class is a perfect fit! Children will have fun in the kitchen while learning how to make fun, kid friendly foods. Parent help and participation may be required. This class is instructed via Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, laptop or smartphone with audio/visual capabilities. Class is open to children ages 6-13.  A minimum of 6 students must be registered for this class to begin. Class is limited to the first 15 sign ups. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).  Coming soon.

Virtual Canvas Kids - Coming Soon

Our Canvas Kids will have the opportunity to create a one of a kind art piece on canvas each month. Watch their skills grow and flourish by the end of this course.  This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for the class to begin. Maximum of 12 students. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Virtual Pint Sized Picasso's - Coming Soon

Your Pint Sized Picassos will create their own masterpieces using a wide range of quality art materials. Watch their art skills grow and flourish by the end of this course. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Virtual Yoga For Kids - Coming Soon

Yoga for kids is a great way for children to learn how to reduce stress, as well as improve concentration, mood, balance, and flexibility. And best of all, kids think yoga is fun!! Games, stories, and music will be incorporated into this fun, non-competitive class. Each class ends with a period of relaxation and aromatherapy. Children should their own yoga mat or towel. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Baby Ballet - Coming Soon

Welcome to the world of ballet, we will engage your child in age-appropriate dance, whilst learning rhythm, posture, coordination and balance through a fun, structured class. This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for the class to begin. Maximum of 12 students. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Ballet - Coming Soon

This beginner Ballet class will introduce your child to the basic fundamentals of ballet. Children will learn body coordination, simple movement, and creativity. Students will learn body awareness, ballet positions and discipline. This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for the class to begin. Maximum of 12 students.

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Virtual Cake Cuties 

Children will have fun while learning the art of cake decorating. Students can then share their creations with the whole family!! This class is open to children ages 6-13. This class is instructed via Zoom. Participants should have access to a computer, laptop or smart phone with audio/visual capabilities.  A minimum of 6 students must be registered for this class to begin. Class is limited to the first 15 sign ups. 

  • Coming Soon

Cupcake Cuties - Coming Soon

Children will have fun while learning the art of decorating mouth watering cupcakes. This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for the class to begin.  Maximum of 12 students.

  • Informational flyer coming soon

Go Go Gamers - Coming Soon

Come out and play the games you know and love or learn new games! Games will be provided. This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for the class to begin. Maximum of  20 students (10 students per session). 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Virtual Silly Science - Coming Soon

Science fun for kids! Kids will get the opportunity to be scientists in their own home. A list of ingredients and other necessary items will be distributed to all registered students. Participants will be responsible for getting their own science materials. Class will be instructed via Zoom.  Participants should have access to a computer, laptop or smartphone with audio/visual capabilities. Class is open to children ages 5-12. A minimum of 6 students must be registered for this class to begin. Class limited to the fist 15 sign ups.

  • Coming Soon

Karate -Coming Soon

Youth aged 5 to 12 are welcome to join this beginner Karate class.  Participants should dress comfortably on the first day of class. Instructor will inform parents if a uniform is required. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Lil Ninjas -Coming Soon

Youth aged 3-5 are welcome to join this Lil Ninja class. Participants should dress comfortably on the first day of class. Instructor will inform parents if a uniform is required. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Pickleball for Kids - Coming Soon

Pickleball is a cross between ping pong, badminton and tennis. It is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. This fun, easy game is sure to become a favorite! Participants must wear tennis shoes. Pickleball will be played indoors in the gymnasium. Paddles and balls will be provided. This class requires a minimum of 6 students to be registered for this class to begin. Maximum of 12 students. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).

Tiny Tots

Children will enjoy songs, stories, crafts, manipulatives, social interaction and self expression. There will be lots of activities that the children will enjoy. It is sure to be a fun-filled summer. Children MUST be potty trained to enroll. A minimum of 6 students must be registered for this class to begin. Maximum of 12 participants. 

  • Informational flyer (PDF).