Youth Programs

Oveta McKeithen Pre-Teen Dance
Come join us as we jam to the latest hip hop sounds.

Who: Ages 10 – 12
Where: Johnny Tigner Community Center
When: May 15, June 19, July 17 & Aug. 21
Time: 7 – 10 PM
Fee: $3


Gladiator Dodgeball
Come out to Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex and try out this brave new game! It combines elements from Capture the flag, dodgeball and flag football.

Where: Dr. Leo J. Robb Gymnasium
When: June 20, July 18, Aug. 15
Time: 5th & 6th Grade, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
7th & 8th Grade, 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Fee: Free

Youth Jiu Jitsu
Our classes are highly competitive, one-on-one instruction from an experienced, certified Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor. Children of all ages, body types and athletic ability can learn this gentle but highly effective martial art! Where: Johnny Tigner Community Center
When: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 6 – 7 PM
Fee: $50 per month


Kid’s Club After School Program
After the last school bell rings, your child can join Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex for their choice of afternoon activities. We offer an ideal setting for kids to have fun after a long day at school. Transportation is provided. Who: K – 5th Grade
Where: Johnny Tigner Community Center @ Westside Park
When: Monday – Friday
Time: Afterschool, 2 – 6 PM
Fee: $65 per month


Double Dutch Fun
Get into the rhythm of double dutch jump rope at the Oveta McKeithen Recreation Complex. Join us as we work new routines and have fun.
Who: Boys and Girls Ages 7 & Up
Where: Johnny Tigner Community Center
When: Wednesdays (ongoing)
Time: 6 – 7pm
Fee: $10 registration fee

Pee Wee Basketball
This is a GREAT introductory program to expose players to the game of basketball. Parent and child will be working together.
Who: Boys and Girls ages 3 - 5
Where: Dr. Leo J. Jobb Gymnasium
When: Program starts May 5
(Tuesday – 6 week program)
Time: 6 - 7pm
Fee: $25/residents, $35/non-residents