Keep your mind sharp year round with a variety of enrichment courses. These courses are designed to help your child expand their learning and explore new skills.

Testimonial from parent of class participant -  My daughter has been attending the Read with Ease program at Westminster Rec Center for several months. She has made great improvement with her reading comprehension, accuracy, and fluency of her reading. She improved almost 20 points on her map test from the beginning of the year to the end year. The magical part is my daughter enjoys the class and looks forward to attending every week!!  Thank you for opening showing my daughter the joy of reading.

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Babysitting Bootcamp
Become the best sitter in your neighborhood! You’ll be certified in Infant/Child CPR and learn health, safety, emergency skills, basic first aid, bathing, toy and home safety, and common illnesses. Refine your leadership skills and résumé for your babysitting business. Bring a sack lunch.  Ages:  11-18  Activity number 113701-1A

Chess-Beginning
Chess-Beg Learn the basics of chess while reinforcing good sportsmanship. You will be introduced in the setup, moves, illegal moves, end game and more. "Hands-on" play reinforces lessons learned. Ages: 6-16

Chess-Advanced
Review the basics, reinforce good habits, and practice good sportsmanship. Learn special moves and expand on the end game with emphasis on advanced chess scenarios. "Hands-on" play reinforces lessons learned.  Prerequisite: Must know how all the pieces move, how to facilitate checkmate, and be able to observe and focus while peers are playing.  Ages: 8-19.

Read With Ease 
This class develops and strengthens reading skills using phonemic awareness and decoding strategies. Lessons include literature, reader's theater activities, and games. Individualized curriculum will be provided and instructors are available to assist with homework in the subject areas of reading, writing, spelling, and social studies. If you have an individualized school assessment please share with our instructors.  

Word Works
Interested in storytelling, novels, or poetry?  Join others who are ready to learn how authors create their works of art and start writing some stories of your own!  Creative Writing is great for developing writing skills that will help with school, or just for channeling those creative impulses. Age: 9 and up

 

Please Note

Our instructors are not legally delegated to administer emergency or regularly scheduled medications during these classes. If your child has an allergy or medical issue that requires medication we ask that you please remain on site during their class time. We will make every attempt to accommodate allergy restrictions/dietary issues. Please notify us of these needs upon registration.