These classes are offered through Howard County parks and recreation. To Register, you can call 410-313-7275 (open 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday) or go online and search on the RP Number.
KidzArt After School
Enjoy a fun, unique, confidence-building, art experience. This drawingbased
curriculum delivers engaging and educationally rich, creative
experiences that amaze and delight. Create a masterpiece each week.
Explore artist-grade mediums (Prismacolor ArtStix, Oil Pastels, Chalk Pastels, Charcoal,
Watercolor, Clay, Copper, Textured Papers and more)! Materials included in registration
fee. (No class 11/22, 12/27.) br>
Grades K-5 Classes: 7 RP0113.503 Sep 27 4:10-5:10pm W $126
Grades K-5 Classes: 9 RP0113.535 Nov 15 4:10-5:10pm W $162
Musical Theatre Disney’s Aristo CATS by DLC
High-society cat Duchess and her kittens’ butler pulls off a catnapping. Now
alley cat, Thomas O’Malley and his swingin’ jazz cats need to save the day.
Sing, dance, act, and work together towards a final performance for family
and friends. Meet weekly for 8 classes, have 2 dress rehearsals and a final, evening performance. br>
Grades 1-5 Classes: 11 RP1039.503 Oct 12 4-6pm Th $195
Learn Now Music After School
Learn Now Music’s mission is “to create a positive, musical experience for all of our
students”! Participate in musical instruction and theory. Enjoy musical games, curriculum based
activities, listening excerpts, and more! You can borrow a rental instrument and materials each session at no cost. A rental agreement must be signed at the first class. (No class on half days or when school is not in session.) br>
Grades K-5 Drums Classes: 6 RP3361.531 Oct 17 4-5pm Tu $135
Grades K-5 Viva Violin Classes: 6 RP3361.521 Oct 17 4-5pm Tu $135
Kid Empowerment: P.E.T Power!
Reach your full potential! At this fun, hands-on program, learn
to create Positive Empowering Thoughts (P.E.T.s) that chase away
Automatic Non-supportive Thoughts (A.N.T.s)! Build resilience,
confidence and essential life skills through engaging activities and charming animations.
Unleash your P.E.T. Power sooner rather than later! Get your own stuffed pet and earn
special P.E.T. tags. New and returning students welcome. Bring a nut-free snack to be eaten
while supervised between school dismissal and when class begins. $25 materials fee
per student due at first class. (No class on half days or when school is not in session.) br>
Grades 2-4 Classes: 6 RP3333.501 Oct 12 4-5:30pm Th $115
Come learn the sport of basketball in this perfect introductory clinic. Players work on the
fundamental skills of dribbling, passing, shooting, and overall team play in a fun and
encouraging environment. Meet in the gym. (No class 9/21, 11/23.) br>
5-7 yrs Classes: 6 RP6080.507 Sep 14 5-6pm Th $54
This is a great way for all ability levels to stay active, be a part of a team, and have fun!
Learn and play variations of dodgeball. Worried about safety? We use foam balls (gator
skin) that are designed for accuracy and minimize the risk of injury. Meet coaches in the
gym. (No class 11/22.) br>
8-10 yrs Classes: 6 RP6200.507 Nov 1 4-5pm W $54
Come learn how to play hockey! This first-time/beginner level class does not involve checking.
Learn and improve skills, including puck/ball control, passing, shooting, teamwork and
game play. Shin guards are recommended. Meet in the gym. (No class 11/20.) br>
5-7 yrs Classes: 6 RP6265.505 Oct 30 5-6pm M $54
After-School Floor Hockey
This fast-paced, fun, beginner hockey class does not involve checking. Learn and improve
skills including puck/ball control, passing, shooting, teamwork and game play. Meet in the
gym. Shin guards are recommended. (No class 11/20.) br>
8-10 yrs Classes: 6 RP6263.505 Oct 30 4-5pm M $54
Time for tennis! Learn and practice basic tennis skills in this program taught by trained
coaches. Classes include a variety of enjoyable drills and exciting games. br>
5-7 yrs Classes: 6 RP6870.508 Nov 2 5-6pm Th $54
Have fun while you learn the basics or fine-tune your skills in this program taught by
trained coaches. Classes include a variety of drills and games and an introduction to match
play. Meet in front of school office; coach esescort players to tennis courts. br>
8-10 yrs Classes: 6 RP6871.508 Nov 2 4-5pm Th $54
Western Howard County Youth Baseball & Softball League (WHCYBSL)
WHCYBSL provides tee ball, baseball and fast pitch softball leagues to
families in Western Howard County, Columbia, and Clarksville. Howard County Recreation &
Parks is contracted to provide administrative services to WHCYBSL.
Continue to fine tune your baseball skills with WHC Fall Baseball! The fall schedule consists
of one practice per week (specific night depends on coach/ team placement) and games to
be held on Sunday. All players receive a team jersey, hat and socks. Baseball players are required to provide/wear gray baseball pants, cleats and a glove. Opening Day is September
10; the season ends on October 29. Game locations are primarily at Western Regional Park,
but are also held at other Howard County locations.
6-18 yrs 8 wks starting Sep 10 $85, $75 each additional child
RP5981.501 6-8 yrs
RP5981.531 13-14 yrs
RP5981.511 9-10 yrs
RP5981.541 15-18 yrs
RP5981.521 11-12 yrs
Fall Fast Pitch Softball
Continue to fine tune your softball skills with WHC Fall Fast Pitch Softball! The fall schedule
consists of one practice per week (specific night depends on coach/team placement) and
games to be held on Saturday. All players receive a team jersey, hat and socks. Softball
players provide their own pants (color determined by coach), cleats and a glove. Bats and
softball helmets are provided in the team equipment; a personal bat/helmet are optional.
Opening Day is September 9; the season ends on October 29. Game locations are primarily
at Western Regional Park but are also held at other Howard County locations.
6-18 yrs 8 wks starting Sep 9 $85, $75 each additional child br>
RP5982.501 6-8 yrs br>
RP5982.531 13-14 yrs br>
RP5982.511 9-10 yrs br>
RP5982.541 15-18 yrs br>
RP5982.521 11-12 yrs