Summer Programming

Over ten individual sports clinics are offered with instruction in the basic fundamental skill development for each sport. The program is open to all male & female residents in the metropolitan Buffalo & Lackawanna area between the ages of 7-16.  The summer program also offers tap dance and chess. The program operates July through August.

Tennis  Register here

Equipment maintenance, vocabulary, fundamental skills & drill, how to score and job opportunities that are related to the field will be covered.

Golf Register here

Students will be taught to select and prepare equipment properly, apply skills, strategies, rules and conventions, and participate safely with appropriate personal ad social behavior. Students will be given a warm-up prior to each session.

Basketball Register here

Students will learn effective skills (e.g. passing/receiving, lay-up and outside shooting, dribbling, rebounding, guarding, etc.) along with regulations, rules, and drills that can be utilized for personal development. 

Football Register here

Campers will gain knowledge enabling them to play by the rules specified for their age levels, and to demonstrate knowledge of conventions, terminology, protocols, and etiquette specific to the activity that one would expect of a capable participant. Not available.

Baseball Register here

Equipment maintenance, vocabulary, fundamental sills & drill, how to score and job opportunities that are relate to the field will be covered.

Chess Register here

Our chess program will teach the children the history of the game, rules, and movements along with the values of each piece. Students will learn how to play team chess, and be presented wit various chess situational problems to test their knowledge and skill development. They will be taught how to play by all the rules of local and national tournaments with the usage of clocks and score sheets. Not available.

Soccer Register here

Students will be taught basic skills, strategies, rules and conventions, and participate safely with appropriate personal, social behavior, and job opportunities that are related to the field will be covered. Campers will be given a warm-up period prior to each session.

Volleyball Register here

Campers will learn the skills (e.g. legal overhand serve, forearm pass, set, spike, etc.) with few, if any, observable errors in technique, along with the rules & regulations of game play.  Not available.

Crew TBA

Rowing is a rewarding sport with a unique balance of techniques, fitness and character. Classes at the West Side Rowing Club are for the complete beginner to learn the basics to enjoy a new sport on the waterways. Learn-To-Row coaches are hand-selected from rowers within the West Side Rowing Club membership who have shown expertise in both knowledge of the rowing stroke and the ability to teach it. They take pride in teaching participants to be well rounded with knowledge in both sculling and sweep rowing.

Tap/Creative Dance  TBA

Our tap dance instructor will teach students to perform basic motor and manipulative skills. They will attain competency in a variety of physical activities and proficiency in a few select complex motor movements. Students will be instructed in the specific movement skills, both locomotors (step), and axial (body alignment, positions and gestures), as well as the rhythms and timing, positions and others, partners and others, spatial formations, appropriate personal expression, and aesthetic criteria essential to the performance of the activity.  Students will learn to create dances or routines. They will also learn the important traditions, terminology, and etiquette; clear expectations for appropriate personal and social behavior.  

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Contact us with questions.
Talisa King, Chief Officer of Operations
411 Olympic Street
Suite 115
Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: 716-715-4980