Monday, October 31, 2011

Free Martial Arts Program Offered By The Roosevelt Island Youth Program For Ages 6 and Up (Adults Too) - Learn More Tomorrow At PS/IS 217 Beacon Meet and Greet

Are you interested in learning the Martial Arts? If so, check out this message from the Roosevelt Island Youth Program (RIYP):
For the 18th year the Roosevelt Island Youth Program will offer free Martial Art's classes for everybody 6 and older, Sensei' Ms. Dawn Marie Ely will once again be teaching the classes this year, this will be Ms. Ely's 5th year with our program. We will be hosting a Meet and Greet on Tuesday November 1st at the Beacon @ PS/IS 217 from 6:30PM to 7:30PM for parents and their children. Classes will be held on Monday,Tuesday and Thursdays starting the second week of November, classes are 1 hour to 1.5 hours long based on age and level, we will be forming classes for youth ages 6 to adult and of course it's free thanks to our City contractors the Department of Youth and Community Development. So if you want you and your child to learn Jujitsu or just want to exercise and get in shape we have a great program for you. Hope to see you Tuesday, to get registration forms in advance just call 212-527-2505 and ask for Mr. Wazani.
More information on RIYP Martial Arts Class including Gee Presentation Ceremony from previous post.


YetAnotherRIer said...

My kid attended the free class a couple years ago. It was very crowded and there is only one teacher. The loudest kids pretty much ran the show and there was a lot of yelling to try to reign them in. It was not a pleasant experience and she didn't really learn much. It is free, though.

commonsense540 said...

The classes are great my child can't wait to see Sensi' Dawn again, it free but it's intent is to give parents and children an opportunity to see if they need to pursue a costly, ( 100's per wk) regiment for their child at a pay school. This program I am told has served over 3000 youth and maybe you should refer to your "KID" as my child.