We are "nuts and bolts" about you! Join our painting crew as we paint our best Valentine bot. Register at: apm.activecommunities.com/elmonteparksandrec/home
Plot Twist Dinosaur World
Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show! Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a prehistoric world of astonishing (and remarkably lifelike) dinosaurs. Meet every child’s favorite flesh-eating giant – the Tyrannosaurus Rex – a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, and Segnosaurus!
Mobile Film Making Class
The Mobile Film Making Workshop is a four-day workshop that focuses on documenting El Monte through the eyes of its young residents. This workshop will serve as a way of preserving city history. The goal of this workshop is to teach students the basics of narrative film making while empowering them to tell their stories through media. While creative industries are becoming more reflective of the world we live in, there is room to grow, through this introduction to storytelling.
Students will learn to make origami flowers. All materials included.
Painting for Older Adults
The Painting for Older Adults class offers an individual approach to painting and creative arts. Participants will learn about lines, colors, shapes and forms as well as new techniques in drawing progression.
This class combines our essential basics of drawing and our humorous cartoon curriculum. Students will improve drawing skills, understanding of concepts, and increase art vocabulary as well as create silly characters and story sequences that tell jokes!
Hip Hop Dance Classes
This beginning hip hop class is designed to encourage and motivate the new dancer to have fun, build body strength, and have better balance and coordination.
Prince and Princess Ballet
Attention boys and girls! Learn to build fundamental ballet techniques such as body awareness, flexibility and strength. Participants will develop an awareness of his style of dance and its music.
Salsa Beginner/ Intermediate
Beginner Learn the basics of this fun and energetic dance. Students will learn to perform right turns, left turns, and special leading and following techniques, making it safe and fun for you and your dance partner! Regular shoes or Jazz shoes recommended, but not required.
Intermediate After reviewing the basics in Salsa Dancing, students will learn to improve their dance technique by adding rhythm and flavor to your dancing. Shine on the dance floor with new footwork patterns, new dance turns, dips, and a few tricks! Regular shoes or Jazz shoes recommended, but not required.
Tippy Toe Ballet
In this class, participants will build fundamental ballet techniques such as body awareness, flexibility, and strength.
Start exploring what we can do for your child to get a head start in school by registering for one of our winter classes. We offer an array of classes for students.
I Can Speak Chinese
In this class students will learn to use greeting words and phrases introducing themselves in various settings at school, home, and the workplace. The goal of this class is to have students engage in verbal conversations by combining newly learned vocabularies and sentence structures.
Rumble Tumble Tummy Time
The goal of the Rumble Tumble Tummy Time class is to bring parents and babies together with other families to learn ways to make tummy time fun for babies and easier for parents. Using engaging song and activities, parents will not only enjoy the classes, but will also get lots of ideas for extending the experience at home. Parent Participation Required. Please bring a boppy/tummy time pillow or towel.
This enrichment program is designed to prepare your child for kindergarten by focusing on introducing shapes, colors, numbers, and the alphabet. It's a great opportunity for "little ones" to learn to socialize and share with others in a group.
Sign, Say & Play
Join the Sign, Say & Play class where infants can learn to use simple hand gestures or sign language to communicate their needs. Help bridge the gap of communication for you and your young ones. Using sign allows your child to be expressive even before being able to speak.
What is your recipe for wellness
Join us for a 9 session class on informative workshops regarding overall health and wellness.
Join Day One every Tuesday for a free DVD led exercise class ranging from Tai Chi to Circuit Training.
Group Fitness & Exercise
This program offers training in a variety of formats, including Aqua Zumba, Pilates and Yoga. This cardiovascular workout is driven by upbeat music with foot stomping movements targeting heart, lungs and lower body toning.
Principles of Mind/Body Health for Older Adults
This course provides older adults with instruction and resources for cultivating mind and body health. Guided instruction in active and passive yoga poses, stretching movements, and breathing exercises adapted for older adults is incorporated with introduction to the philosophy of Hatha Yoga. The course includes presentations and class discussions on current topics in nutrition, healthy aging, and safety factors.
Lace up your shoes and get moving! Arroyo High School is opening up their track field for public use on select days.
Principles of Mind/Body for Older Adults
This course provides older adults with instruction and resources for cultivating mind and body health. Guided instruction in movements to maintain and increase muscle strength, physical fitness, coordination, and balance is combined with class discussions on current topics in nutrition, healthy aging, and mental health.
Tai Chi is a great form of low impact exercise that helps improve strength, flexibility and balance. It focuses on slow movement, reduces stress and produces a calm mind while incorporating various breathing techniques.