ATHLETICS AND FITNESS

The Lenfest Center believes that athletics and fitness can have a tremendous impact on the physical, emotional and mental well-being of a child. To accomplish this we offer a variety of structured and unstructured athletic and fitness opportunities for young people in grades K-12. Our focus is on developing a sound mental approach to physical competition, whether it be learning the fundamental skills of basketball, building the self-confidence needed to perform a dance routine in front of an audience, or learning how to win and lose gracefully in an after-school game of kickball.

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If a student has the basic skills and confidence necessary to participate in a sport, he or she is more likely to enjoy the experience and embrace physical activity as a positive part of life. We strive to make the Lenfest Center a safe, challenging pace for youth to explore athletic and fitness options and develop healthy habits that can benefit them well into adulthood.

All programs are free of charge however consistent attendance is required in order to keep your child’s spot on the roster.
To register for a program, contact Program Coordinator India Blunt at 267.314.7402 or india@lenfestcenter.org.

Current Athletic and Fitness Programs Include:

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MARTIAL ARTS
Karate Club is open to boys and girls in grades K-5. Martial arts help youth develop strong self-discipline and socialization skills and is a great exercise in setting and achieving goals.

Grades: K-5th

Days/Times: Fridays 4:30-5:30PM

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BASKETBALL

Dribble, Shoot and Score! Philly’s favorite sports always has a home at the Lenfest Center! Our competitive Basketball clinics are open to boys and girls of all ages! Work on the fundamentals of the game, grow your current skills and have fun!

Grades: Girls only 4th-5th Grade
Days/Times: Monday 6-7:30PM

Grades: Boys and Girls 6th-8th Grade
Days/Times: Tuesday 6-7:30PM

Grades: Boys and Girls 3rd-5th Grade
Days/Times: Wednesday 6-7:30PM

Grades: Boys and Girls Kindergarten-2nd Grade
Days/Times: Friday 4-5:30PM

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TENNIS
Tennis is open to boys and girls in middle school. You can be a beginner or have lots of tennis experience and still have a great time. Coach T and Coach Kareem place an emphasis on developing tennis skills and having fun!

Grades: 6th-8th

Days/Times: Thursdays 6:00-7:30PM