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The River School (PS 281) Afterschool










*** BA is proud to announce its newest partnership with PS 281 - The River School. Classes to start this Fall! ***

THE RIVER SCHOOL (PS 281) FALL 2019 SEMESTER (435 E 35TH ST)
  • Mondays: Soccer, Floor Hockey & Track: Grades K-5; First Class: 9/16/19; Last Class: 1/27/20: Sessions: 14

  • •  The focus of this class will be on basic skill development in a variety of fast paced sports for young athletes. Basic skills covered will include dribbling, passing, shooting, cardio, puck handling, and in game communication.

  • •  Though classes will emphasize and concentrate primarily on Soccer, Floor Hockey, and Track BA will also run other games so the class does not become repetitive. Players will compete against similar age groups.

  • •  Pickup will be in the River School Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:30PM

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  • Basketball & European Handball: Grades K-5; First Class: 9/10/19; Last Class: 1/28/20: Sessions: 17

  • •  BAs instructional Basketball and European Handball class will highlight the need to develop strong hand eye coordination. The skills we will emphasize in this class include throwing, catching, dribbling, shooting, and most importantly defense. Players will compete against similar age groups.

  • •  European Handball is a highly active passing game where players run and pass a ball down the floor in an attempt to throw the ball into a guarded net about the size of hockey net. This game emphasizes movement and finding open space.

  • •  Pickup will be in the River School Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:30PM

     

  • Wednesdays: Dodgeball, Kickball & Baseball; Grades K-5; First Class: 9/11/19; Last Class: 1/29/20: Sessions: 18

  • •  This coed class will work on Baseball basics from catching, throwing, and hitting to more situational baseball/kickball themes. What to do in certain situations, how to run the bases, we will also stress the strategy of Baseball.

  • •  Dodgeball will also be played using safety plush balls. Players will compete against similar age groups. BA has designed over 10 types of Dodgeball which we will go over in depth!

  • •  Pickup will be in the River School Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:30PM

     

  • Thursdays: International Sports Class; Grades K-5; First Class: 9/12/19; Last Class: 1/30/20: Sessions: 19

  • •  This coed class will play and train in a large variety of international and BA created Sports including Kio Fastbreak, Cricket, European Handball, Soccer, Ultimate, Running Bases and Koala Baseball.

  • •  While some of these games will be unknown to many BA students initially these sports have become staples of our programs and are a refreshing change of pace to more well-known North American sports. These sports are highly active and incorporate cardio, throwing and catching on the move, as well as a high emphasis on passing and team work. Players will compete against similar age groups.

  • •  Pickup will be in the River School Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:30PM

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  • Fridays: Intramural Sports Class; Grades 3-5; First Class: 9/13/19; Last Class: 1/31/20: Sessions: 19

  • •  The most popular class offered by Big Apple! This class is very high energy and is designed for more competitive students. This class will teach and compete in a large variety of sports! All the sports BA teaches and runs will be played in this class!

  • •  The beginning of the semester will be more instructional but as the class progresses we will divide the class into teams and run a semester long tournament complete with trophies and MVP awards! Players will compete against similar age groups.

  • •  Pickup will be in the River School Cafeteria between 5:00 and 5:30PM

 

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