Youth Programs and Activities

Kids in the kitchen

This is a hands-on cooking class for junior chefs to learn tips and tricks for cooking fun, easy meals.  Each week of the five-week session the chefs will create a unique dish from a custom recipe list and will have created an entire cook book to share with their whole family at home.
Where:  St. Cloud Community Center
When: Wednesdays, March 25 through April 29
Time:  5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost:  $70.00 per child per class (includes all materials)
Ages: 10 through 16

Home School P.E.

Home School P.E. is a one-hour class to get your home school students moving!  Admittance ends 10 minutes after start time to ensure the program begins timely and without interruption.
Where:  Civic Center
When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time:  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Cost:  $4.00 per child, per class for Osceola County residents; $5 per child, per class for non-residents
Ages:  5 through 15 years of age

Irish Step Dance 

View more information on Central Florida Irish Dance online.
Where:  Civic Center, Room 2
When:  Tuesdays
Time:  4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ages:  4 - 16 years old
Cost:  $70.00 per month; $10 sibling discount per sibling.

Self Defense Class

Improve your child’s self esteem, build self confidence, develop discipline, and get fit while having fun!  Spring session starts January 9 and continues until May 21. You can view more information about Florida Youth Programs online.
Where:  St. Cloud Community House,  716 Indiana Ave.
When:  Thursdays
Time:  5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Baton Twirling

Participants will learn baton twirling, dance, pom and group routines.  For more information please contact Tessah at 321-402-4659.
Tiny Twirl (ages 3 to 6)                                                             Baton I and Baton II (ages 7 and above)
Where:  Civic Center                                                                   Where:  Civic Center
When:  Thursdays                                                                       When:  Thursday
Time:  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                                                        Time:  Baton I 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  /  
                                                                                                               Baton II  7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost:  $25 per month and a $10 registration fee                        Cost:  $40 per month and a $10 registration fee


Two eight-week sessions will be offered focused on character development. Registration is available online or in person at the Civic Center. You can see more information about Soccer Shots on their website at Soccer Shots
Session 1: Saturdays, Jan. 11 through Feb. 29 at Godwin Park located at 317 Delaware Ave.
Session 2: Tuesdays, Jan. 14 through Mar. 3 at the Civic Center, 3001-17th Street
Time: Varies depending on age of child
Ages: 2 - 9 years of age
Cost: $135 per session plus $15 registration fee for new students to be paid on the first day.

JMB Dance

Youth dance classes available for ages 2 to 3, 3 to 4 and 7 to 11 years old offered by JMB Dance. You can view more information about JMB Dance online.
Where: St. Cloud Civic Center
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Mondays Room 2
5:00-5:30 Pre-Ballet & Acro (Ages 2 -3½)
5:30-6:15 Ballet-Intermediate/Advanced (ages 9 & up)
6:15-7:00 Jazz-Intermediate/Advanced (ages 9 & up)
7:00-7:45 Acro-Intermediate/Advanced (ages 9 & up)

Tuesdays Room 3
4:45-5:15 Tiny Toes 2: Pre-Ballet/Creative Movement (Ages 2-3½)
5:15-6:15 Dynamite Duo 1: Ballet/Acro (Ages 6-8)
6:15-7:15 Dynamite Duo 2: Jazz /Tap (Ages 6-8)
7:15-7:45 Hip Hop (Ages 6-8)

Wednesdays Room 2
4:30-5:00 Hip Hop (Ages 9+)
5:00-5:45 Jazz (Ages 9-12)
5:45-6:30 Ballet (Ages 9-12)
6:30-7:00 *Lyrical (Ages 9-12)
7:00-7:45 Acro (Ages 9+)
7:45-8:15 Beginner Tap (Ages 9+)
*Ballet is required to take Lyrical

Young Rembrandts

Elementary drawing with art history and Pre-K drawing classes. Students will produce multiple drawings worthy of framing. You can learn more information by emailing Young Rembrandts.
Where: Civic Center, Room 3
When:  Wednesdays, February 19 through March 11
Time: Kindies (3.5 through 5 years of age) 2:00 p.m. through 2:45 p.m.
           Elementary (6 through 13 years of age) 2:55 p.m. through 3:55 p.m.
Cost: Kindie - $30.00 for the 4 week session
          Elementary - $46.00 for the 4 week session

Dates, times and fees subject to change.  For more information please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 407-957-7243.