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Youth Sports and Fitness


Scholarships are available to qualifying youth for most PRPD youth sports programs.
For more information call 872-6393.

BASKETBALL: Elementary

Join our beginning level recreational basketball program teaching boys and girls the basic fundamentals and skills of basketball. The program will include clinics, practices, and league games. Separate leagues will be formed for boys and girls at
each grade level. Preliminary schedules will be given out at registration. Volunteer coaches needed.
INSTRUCTOR: Recreation Staff
Sat    9:00am-3:00pm (depending on game time)    3-6GR
SESSION: Dec. 13, 2014-Feb. 28, 2015
LOCATION: Pine Ridge Gym & Paradise Intermediate School Gym
FEE: $65.00 (includes team t-shirt)
Registration Deadline: Dec. 12, 2014 (Late registration only if space available)

Click to view NEW updated schedule (current as of 12-24-14)


Students will learn the Chung Do Kwon style of Tae Kwon Do developing power, speed, focus, balance, and control through basics, forms, non-contact sparring, and other drills. Tae Kwon Do is a great overall workout developing strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular conditioning. The chief instructor is a 5th degree Black Belt in the USA Tae
Kwon Do Masters Association. Uniforms are optional for
white belts and can be purchased from the instructor for
$25. Test fees are extra. For more information go to www.
CHIEF INSTRUCTOR: Ed Van Hove, 5th Degree Black Belt
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR: Steven Gray, 2nd Degree Black Belt
T/Th    6:00pm-7:30pm    6wks    8yrs-Adult
SESSION I: January 6-February 12
SESSION II: February 17-March 26
SESSION III: March 31-May 7
SESSION IV: May 12-June 18
LOCATION: Terry Ashe Recreation Center
FEE: $50.00-1x/wk, $90.00-2x/wk

Soccer Skills: Kids

This program will teach the skills and fundamentals of soccer in a fun filled environment. All skill levels are encouraged to come out and improve their game. Please see the following list of elementary schools for times and dates.
INSTRUCTOR: Recreation Staff

Tues    5wks    3:15pm-4:30pm    K-2GR
Thurs    5wks    2:30pm-3:45pm    3-5GR
SESSION: April 7-May 7
LOCATION: Cedarwood Elem. School Field
FEE: $40.00

Tues    5wks    3:30pm-4:45pm    K-2GR
Thurs 5wks 3:30pm-4:45pm 3-5GR
SESSION: April 7-May 7
LOCATION: Paradise Elem. School Field
FEE: $40.00

Mon    5wks    3:30pm-4:45pm    K-2GR
Wed    5wks    3:30pm-4:45pm    3-5GR
SESSION: April 6-May 6
LOCATION: Ponderosa Elem. School Field
FEE: $40.00

Track & Field Conditioning

This program will introduce and familiarize children to the sport of track and field. We will practice running and long jumping along with basic fitness training. The program will also include nutrition, stretching, physical fitness, and sportsmanship.
INSTRUCTOR: Jamie Luevano
Thurs    4:30pm-5:30pm    7-12yrs
SESSION: April 9-May 14
LOCATION: Paradise High School Track
FEE: $40.00


The RidgeCats are a competitive AAU basketball program for area boys and girls from the fifth grade through high school. This program will stress individual player development within the context of team play and is strongly grounded in basketball fundamentals. Teams will practice twice per week at various Paradise area gyms and will play a minimum of six weekend tournaments at various Northern California locations. Registration and ALL fees are due by Thursday, March 5th at
5:00pm. NO EXCEPTIONS! Practices will begin the week of March 9th.
COACHES: Made up of former high and college players and coaches.
5th-12th grades
SESSION: March 9-May 25, 2015
FEE: $425.00 Registration fee includes uniform and AAU membership card.

View Challenger Sports website for British Soccer Camps

View the websites below for other sports groups available in our community:

Paradise Piranhas Swim Team, Inc.

Paradise Little League

Paradise Junior Football League

Little Hoopsters

This program will introduce boys and girls from 5 years old through 2nd grade to the sport of basketball. Emphasis will be on skill development, athletic awareness, and learning the basic fundamentals of the game in a fun atmosphere. Small baskets and balls will be used to aid in learning. (No class April 1)
INSTR: Recreation Staff
Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm
5wks K-2GR (must be at least 5yrs)
SESS: March 4–April 15
LOCATION: Pine Ridge School Gym
FEE: $40.00


Looking for a fun way to introduce your child or teenager to tennis or enable them to improve their skills? Come on out
and learn the fundamentals of the game from U.S.T.A. certified tennis instructor Josh Hamilton. Please bring a racquet and one can of tennis balls to the first class.
INSTR: Josh Hamilton
Wed    5:30pm-7:00pm
10-15yrs    6wks
SESS: April 8-May 13
LOCATION: PHS Lower Tennis Courts
FEE: $50.00