Youth Specialty Classes

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Youth Scholarship opportunities do not apply to Karate, Fencing, or Archery classes.  Not all classes are offered in all locations or during every session- for the most up-to-date class listing, please see the latest Rec Guide.


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Lil' Skaters and Scooter Classes (Ages 5-6)

These classes are for little skaters and scooters.  They will learn the basic skills and principles of the skatepark.  Our friendly instructors will encourage and teach them how to push, balance, turn, kick-turn, learn proper footing, and even perform some tricks safely.

Skateboard Classes (Ages 7-16)

This class will focus on basic skills and knowledge like safety, making transitions, skatepark etiquette, and building self confidence.  Skate Park ID required.

Scooter Classes (Ages 7-16)

Do you love riding your scooter and want to learn some new tricks?  Our instructors will teach you how to ride the ramps, bowls, and rails so you will be able to develop your personal scooting style!  Skate Park ID required.

Bike Classes (Ages 7-16)

Did you know we allow bikes in the skatepark?  Staff will walk you through the nuances of the skatepark while helping you improve your skills, teach you new tricks, and take your riding skills to the next level.  Skate Park ID required.


Classes are designed to help children develop self-respect, encourage self-control, and increase strength and flexibility while promoting wholesome competition and a sense of fair play and sportsmanship.

Little Dragons Karate (Ages 4-6)

Kids Karate (Ages 7-14)

Fencing (Ages 7-14)

En garde!  Sport fencing offers the thrilling experience of modern swordplay in a safe and supervised environment.  Activities include fencing duels, drills, and games designed to teach agility, strength, and focus.  All equipment is provided.  Fencing classes are located at the LionHeart Academy at 1331 N. Cuyamaca St., Ste E in El Cajon.  Membership with US Fencing is required and can be obtained for $10 at

Archery (Ages 10-Adult)

Learn the exciting sport of archery.  Students start shooting arrows on the first day of class with traditional recurve bows and equipment.  Accuracy will improve through a variety of challenging drills and games designed to sharpen the student's focus and technique.  Students also learn range safety, shooting-line etiquette, and scorekeeping.  Instructors are certified by USA Archery.  Fees include additional practice range times.  Archery classes are located at LionHeart Academy at 1331 N. Cuyamaca St., Ste. E in El Cajon.  Membership with US Archery is required and can be obtained for $15 at