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Sports Programs

Let’s get moving and active! Whether you want to learn the basics of a new sport or continue playing one you already enjoy – we have lots of sports programs every season for all ages. In the program guide, you’ll find tumbling, pickleball, t-ball, soccer, tennis, karate and more! Explore our offerings and claim your spot today.

In case of inclement weather, outdoor programs will be canceled or moved indoors. Please call 317.843.3870 to receive the most up-to-date program cancellations and changes.

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Sports Programs


Learn the basics of t-ball such as throwing, hitting, and fielding. Each class will consist of learning techniques and skills of t-ball in a fun-based instructional format. Our highly-motivated coaches will be engaged with all participants as they take their steps towards building love and passion for the game of t-ball. All participants will receive a baseball hat and t-shirt. Participants must bring their own glove all other equipment is provided. This program is designed for ages 3 to 6.


We offer pickleball programs for all levels (beginner, intermediate, skill development). Whether you're new to the game, or ready to take your game to the next level we have the pickleball program for you.

Mini Hoopers

Dribble, pass, shoot, score! In each class, participants will develop foundational basketball skills including passing the ball to teammates, dribbling while running down the court and shooting the basketball into the hoop. Our energetic coaches will work with each participant to encourage and build confidence in the sport. All other equipment is provided. Participants will receive a t-shirt.

Quickstart Tennis

Game, Set, Match! Learn and refine basic tennis skills including the forehand stroke, backhand stroke and volleys through fun drills and games. Modified courts and tennis balls are used in this program. Participants must bring a tennis racquet.

Flag Football

Learn the fundamentals of football such as throwing, kicking, and catching. At each class, participants will grow and develop the foundation of football in fun-based instructional drills. Our energetic coaches will be involved with each participant as we take steps towards a non-competitive punt, pass, kick, and catch weekly challenge. Participants will receive a t-shirt and all other equipment is provided.
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