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; January 2, 2018 - 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 Basketball


Start Smart Basketball teaches children the basic motor skills necessary to play organized basketball while they work one-on-one and spend quality time with their parents.  The program focuses on teaching children and their parents skills in dribbling/ball handling, passing/catching, shooting and running/agility without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt..
  • Instructor: Daniel Broughton
  • Where: Jennie Riley
  • Date: Wednesdays, January 3 – February 7, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:30pm
  • Age: 3-5
  • Fee: $15
  • Maximum: 15
  • Deadline: December 27, 2018 at 4pm
Register online or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!

Start Smart Baseball

Start Smart Baseball is a developmentally appropriate introductory baseball program for children 3-5 years old.  The program prepares children for organized tee ball, baseball and softball in a fun non-threatening environment.  start Smart Baseball prepares children and their parents for organized baseball and softball without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt.  Age appropriate equipment from Franklin Sports and Hasbro is used in teaching throwing, catching, batting, running and agility.
  • Instructor: Daniel Broughton
  • Where: Jennie Riley
  • Date: Wednesdays, February 21 - March 28, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 - 6:30pm
  • Age: 3-5
  • Fee: $15
  • Deadline: February 12, 2018 at 4pm
Register online or by visiting the La Porte Recreation & Fitness Center. Call (281) 470-9891 for additional information!