Youth Programming


The Kittery Community Center would like to announce that we are now taking registrations for the following youth enrichment activities. All registrations must be done at the Kittery Community Center-120 Rogers Rd., as we no longer accept phone registrations or online at


Wild Child! Nature Connection for Kids - White Pine Programs

Let loose and get wild after school!  Join the caring, wacky mentors from White Pine Programs for outdoor adventures - exploring about nearby nature through games, free play and stories.  100% unplugged and outdoors.  Staff will meet students off bus right at the Kittery Community Center.  Scholarships are available.  Please register for this online at  Call 207-361-1911 for questions and more information.

Instructor: White Pine Programs Mentors
Who: Grades K-3                                                                                 
When: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:45pm              

Mar 30-May 22 - 9 wks

Cost: $90

Doodlebugz Studio Art Classes

This great program offers art projects brought to you by Doodlebugz Art Studio instructors (  This four-week program will have projects that include clay creations, glass fusing and painting techniques.  Each class is 1.5 hours long and they bring all the materials you need!  Because kids have to have art!  No drop-ins.

Instructor: Doodlebugz Instructors
Who: Grades 1-8              
When: Fridays,  4:00-5:30pm             
  Mar 9-Mar 30 - 4 wks
 When: Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm
  May 3-May 24 - 4 wks
Cost: Resident $62/Nonresident $67

Creative Dance with Susan Duffy

The class will introduce basic ballet movements as well as explore creative movement and self-expression in the center.  Students should wear comfortable clothing or leotards & ballet slippers. No drop ins.

Instructor: Susan Duffy
Who: Children ages 4-6
When: Saturdays,  9:00-10:00am
  Mar 3-Apr 7 - 6 wks
Who: Children ages 6-9
When: Saturdays,  9:00-10:00am
  Apr 21-May 26 - 6 wks
Cost: Resident $62/Nonresident $67

Kids Zumba (Ages 2-5) with Christine Antonucci

This class helps develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of the children's lives by making fitness fun.  Classes incorporate key childhood development elements like leadership, respect, team work, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, cultural awareness.  This is a great class to get the little ones moving!  Drop in fee of $10/class.

Instructor: Christine Antonucci
Who: Children ages 2-5
When: Thursdays   11:30am-12:15pm
  Feb 22-Mar 29 - 6 wks
  Apr 12-May 17 - 6 wks
Cost: Resident $40/Nonresident $45

Teen/Adult Ballet with Susan Duffy

This class will introduce the foundations of ballet, including floor stretching, barre work, and center work. The focus will be on strengthening leg and arm muscles, improve posture and flexibility and strengthening the core, all while enjoying the art of dance. Stay in shape by dancing! No prior dance experience necessary.  10 week sessions.  No drop ins.

Instructor: Susan Duffy
Who: 13+
When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Apr 3-Jun 12 (no class 4/24) - 10 wks

  Jan 2-Mar 20 - 12 wks
When: Saturdays, 10:00-11:30am

Apr 7-Jun 16 (no class 4/14)

  Jan 6-Mar 24 - 12 wks
Cost: Resident $105/Nonresidents $110

Preschool Jump 'n Gym with Denise Long

Designed to make exercise fun and beneficial by using music combined with movements that focus on fine and gross motor skills.  Children plus a parent/caregiver are taught exercises tailored to the age group.  Non-walkers and drop-ins allowed.  2nd child is 1/2 price!  Drop in fee of $10/class.  

Instructor: Denise Long
Who: Children-Walking to 4 1/2 years
When: Mondays   10:15-11:00am
  Oct 2-Dec 11 (skip 10/9) - 10 wks
  Jan 8-Mar 12 (skip 1/15 & 2/19) - 8 wks
Who: Children-Walking to 2 1/2 years
When: Wednesdays   10:30-11:15am
  Oct 4-Dec 13 (skip 11/22) - 10 wks
  Jan 10-Mar 14 - 8 wks
Who: Children-Walking to 4 1/2 years
When: Thursdays   10:15-11:00am
  Oct 5-Dec 14 (skip 11/23) - 10 wks
  Jan 11-Mar 15 - 8 wks
Cost: 10 week session - Residents $72/Nonresidents $77
  8 week session - Residents $56/Nonresidents $61

Let's Create! With Colleen Beausoleil

An hour of creative fun!  Come and use many different types of tools and materials as you design and create.  Arts and crafts strengthen motor skills, coordination, self regulation, decision making, inventiveness, and builds self-esteem - plus it's FUN!

Instructor: Colleen Beausoleil
Who: Grades K-3
When: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
  Mar 15-Mar 29 - 4 wks
Cost: Resident $40/Nonresident $45

Yoga Play with Colleen Beausoleil

This yoga class is designed specifically for grades K-3!  Your child will have a blast in this energy releasing class!  We will play yoga games, sing songs, learn poses and yoga breaths.  Each class will include a fun "make and take."  Our class will encourage self expression as well as build social skills.  Please bring a mat.

Instructor: Colleen Beausoleil
Who: Grades K-3
When: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm
  Apr 5-Apr 26 (no class 4/19) - 4 wks
Cost: Resident $50/Nonresident $55


Join 8th Degree Black Belt and Head Instructor of the NE Okinawan Karate Dojo, Greg Lazarus for our new Karate Program!  He welcomes students (8 years of age and older) that come to him with the desire to learn the true essence of Matsumura Seito Karate-do.  Shihan Lazarus has been training students since 1980.  The classes stress Traditional Protocol, Self-Discipline and Quality Authentic Training and Techniques. Classes are continued all year. Family discounts are offered. A uniform is required and can be purchased through the instructor.  No drop ins.

Instructor: Shihan Greg Lazarus
Who: Ages 8-13
When: Mondays & Thursdays, 5:45-6:30pm
  Mar-May; Jun-Aug; Sept-Nov
Who: Ages 14+
When: Mondays & Thursdays, 6:45-7:45pm
  Mar-May; Jun-Aug; Sept-Nov
Cost: Resident - $200/one and $165/ea add’l family member
  Nonresident - $205/one and $170/ea add'l family member






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