Youth Sports Programs
Teams will be created with a mixture of grades 6 through 8. Parents are expected to volunteer as coaches, assistant coaches and team parents. The program emphasizes participation, fun and sportsmanship including minimum playing time requirements. All participants will receive a uniform and participation medal. An end of season single elimination playoff will be scheduled and the 1st and 2nd place teams will receive trophies. Weekly practices will be held after school on a day selected by the volunteer coach.
Show your Malibu Sharks school spirit by joining the middle school cheerleading squad! Learn cheer motions, jumps, kicks, stunts and tumble to your favorite music. On Friday evenings, November 30-February 15, the squad will cheer at the middle school basketball games at Malibu High School and will also make various special appearances and performances with the high school squad. Materials Fee includes: uniform, practice gear and poms.
Students will learn about efficient running techniques in an innovative and developmentally appropriate scope and sequence. The instructor will also emphasize healthy lifestyle habits, respect and responsibility. Practices will take place at areas surrounding the Malibu High School campus and Zuma Beach. Build speed, flexibility, agility and stamina while having fun. Price includes shirt and end of program award.
Prepare for the high school tennis team through weekly practices where players can participate in singles and doubles matches and improve their tennis skills. No traveling required; all classes will take place at Malibu High School. Price includes shirts and end of season award.
Coaches will create a challenging yet fun environment for middle school volleyball players who want to excel to the next level, beginners welcome. Practices held will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays. Price includes a team t-shirt, knee pads and end of season award.
Decompress and build strength and balance after school this year at middle school yoga. This class is designed to introduce middle school aged students to all of the benefits yoga has to offer. The instructor will develop students’ health, performance, and mental acuity to help improve their level of fitness. Class will take place once a week at Malibu High School. Participants should bring a mat if possible.
Teams will compete in four coed divisions based on grade: K-1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Parents are expected to volunteer as coaches, assistant coaches and team parents. The program emphasizes participation, fun, sportsmanship and downplays a competitive approach. All participants will receive a uniform and participation trophy. Basketball coaches training may be provided by City staff or through online resources upon request. Weekly practices will be held after school on a day selected by the volunteer coach.
Participants will engage in non-contact, continuous action while learning lessons in teamwork. Weekly practices will include drills and scrimmages where participants will be taught the basics of football including running, passing, receiving and defending by volunteer coaches. Games will be held weekly on Wednesdays at Malibu Bluffs Park. Teams will be created by division and school. Price includes jersey, flag mouthpiece, picture package and end of program award.
Children will be introduced to basketball through fun age appropriate activities and games. Participants will practice basic skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting and rebounding while using modified age appropriate equipment such as lighter basketballs and 6 foot baskets. Price includes jersey and end of program award.
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE
Students will work on basic tennis fundamentals through non-competitive games. Cooperative learning is emphasized with instructor led drills which builds an athlete’s skill set. This class is designed for students who are learning how to rally with a partner.
Students will practice rallying from the baseline, with emphasis placed on consistency, depth and placement. Students must be able to hit a basic overhead serve, and have prior knowledge of the basic rules and scoring. Focus on enhancing footwork and agility, stroke production, and use of offensive and defensive shots.
Designed for the player who can consistently serve, rally and play points. Participants should demonstrate a basic understanding of tactics and strategy during point play. For competitive players training for tournaments and/or high school team tryouts. Additional emphasis on physical conditioning, mental preparedness and sportsmanship.