Youth Athletics


Battleground Wrestling


This wrestling program focuses on folk style and styles seen in high school and college competitions. Wrestling is a sport that will help develop agility, coordination, flexibility, balance, self-esteem, self-discipline, and a strong work ethic. All children will face opponents who are similar size as they are.
  • Where: Evelyn Kennedy Recreation Center
  • Date: Tuesday – Thursday; October 3, 2017 - March 29, 2018
  • Time: 6-8:30pm
  • Age: 5-15
  • Fee: $150 registration; $150 uniform & wrestling card
  • Registration Deadline: Ongoing
Register online or be visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center.  Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

Karate


Sign your kids up today for Karate instruction sponsored by American Society of Karate. For more information or to enroll, contact Bill Gray at (281) 482-3004.
  • Instructor: Bill Gray
  • Where: Evelyn Kennedy Recreation Center
  • Date: Mondays
  • Beginner Children: 6:00pm - 7:00pm (Ages 5-11)
  • Advanced Belt Children: 7:00pm - 8:00pm (Ages 5-11)
  • Teens/Adults: 8:00pm-9:30pm (Ages 11 and Up)
  • Fee: $50.00 Registration + $30 Uniform
  • Registration Info & Deadline: Contact David Lange at 281-850-4702 to register.

Start Smart Soccer


Start Smart Soccer prepares children and their parents for organized soccer without the threat of competition for fear of getting hurt. Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports and Kwik Goal are used in teaching kicking, dribbling, trapping, throwing, and agility. The curriculum builds on each discipline weekly. Parent and child groups will receive teaching guidance from an enthusiastic coach through positive reinforcement.
  • Instructor: Daniel Broughton
  • Where: Jennie Riley
  • Date: Wednesdays, December 6, 2017 – January 10, 2018 Soccer (No Class 11/23)
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm
  • Age: 3-5
  • Fee: $15
  • Maximum: 15
  • Deadline: November 27, 2017 at 4pm
Register online or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

Illusion Institute TAAF League Prep

TAAF League Prep is a basketball clinic for youth designed to help players transition into the upcoming league smoothly.  Players will be taught fundamental basketball skills such as shooting, dribbling, and basic defensive concepts.
  • Instructor: Joseph Harris
  • Where: La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center
  • Date: Monday & Wednesday, December 4 - December 27, 2017
  • Time: 5pm - 5:50pm (ages 5-7); 6pm - 6:50pm (ages 8-10); 7pm - 7:50pm (ages 11-12)
  • Age: 5-12
  • Fee: $20 per week
  • Deadline: Monday Prior to each Session
Register online or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!


TAAF Youth Basketball


Enroll your child into youth basketball at the Recreation Fitness Center! Youth sports provide children with physical exercise, interpersonal development, teamwork experience, and much more! Practices will be held once a week with one game each Saturday for six weeks. All participants will play within the recreational league in one of the following COED divisions: U12, U10, U8 and U6. The league will abide by TAAF Youth Basketball Rules. Uniforms will be provided. Coaches are needed!!
Register by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

Coaches Clinic


This year our TAAF Youth Basketball League is putting on a coach’s clinic for our volunteer coaches. This is an opportunity for coaches to learn the fundamentals of basketball by our own head high school’s basketball coaches. The clinic will consist of particular defenses, offenses, drills, and game preparation strategies. This will give coaches the knowledge of how to conduct practices along with teaching the game of basketball. Coaches are needed!!
  • Instructors: LPISD Head Basketball Coaches, Jason McConnell and Elisha Thompson
  • Where: La Porte High School Gymnasium
  • Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 – 11:00 am
  • Age: N/A
  • Fee: Free
  • Deadline: January 2, 2018
Register by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!