Upper Darby Recreation is pleased to offer a wide range of recreation programs. Click on any of the links below to view the registrations forms and further information on the programs offered below:
Beginner Karate- Our Children’s Program emphasizes the importance of perseverance and independence. Students move at their own pace - working to earn their rank through dedication and proving their knowledge. Classes are filled with exercise, drills, and application of their skills through forms, self-defense, and sparring. Begin building your child’s independence and self-confidence today! Available for children ages 7 and Up. Monday & Wednesday Session 1 classes start on September 12th. Tuesday & Thursday Session 1 classes start on September 13th. Click Here for an Application for the Beginner Karate classes
Boxing Class- Learning the basics for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of defense, footwork, and head movement. Proper form for strikes advancing power, speed, accuracy, strength conditioning,, and stamina building. Session 1 classes on Mondays begin on September 12th. Session 1 classes Thursday classes start on September 8th. Click Here for an Application for Boxing classes.
Kickball Fall Classic- A fun one day event where children ages 9-13 get an opportunity to show off their skills in a game of kickball that can be enjoyed by the whole community. Click Here for an Application for the Kickball Fall Classic.
Japanese Sword Class (18+)- Santo Ichi Ryu laido is a traditional and elegant style of a Japanese non-combative sword art in which the practitioner strives to harmonize the techniques, philosophy and artful practice as a means to achieve a higher state of awareness and mindfulness. Session 1 classes start on Thursday, September 8th. Click Here for an Application for Japanese Sword class.
Little Dragons- Designed with our youngest martial artist in mind. The developmentally appropriate curriculum includes building on large motor skills, enhancing communication and language, and improving balance and coordination - all while introducing students to the martial arts. Begin building your child’s independence and self-confidence today! Children ages 4-6. Classes are Mondays. Session 1 begins on September 12th. Click Here for an Application for Little Dragons.
Me (3-4) and My Guardian- Our Dragons Programs are especially designed with our youngest martial artists in mind. The developmentally appropriate curriculum includes building on large motor skills, enhancing communication and language, and improving balance and coordination - all while introducing students to the martial arts. Classes are Mondays. Session 1 begins on September 12th. Click Here for an Application for Me and My Guardian.
Muay Thai Cardio- A great way to strengthen the body, build endurance and burn off calories and fat. This 45-minute class program consists of the following exercises: Jumping Rope, Pad Work (striking & kicking), Drills, Shadowboxing, Punching Bag Training, Sprints, Dutch Drills(Two-Person Routines),Strength and Conditioning Exercise. Classes are Thursdays. Session 1 begin on September 8th. Click Here for an Application for Muay Thai Cardio.Women’s Kickboxing- A great workout for anyone interested in improving their fitness & stamina. This class is flexible and adaptive so that it serves the needs of all participants- it will get beginners into shape, it will challenge advanced athletes. The class format integrates combinations of punches, kicks, & heavy-bag work. Additional muscle and motion exercises are incorporated to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, & get an awesome workout. Please wear comfortable clothes. Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays. Session 1 begins on September 12th. Click Here for an Application for Women's Kickboxing.