North Tempe Instructional Classes

The North Tempe Multi-Generational Center offers programs for all ages, from Instructional Classes to Special Events.  All programs listed below are City of Tempe sponsored programs.  Participants can register Online or in person at most City of Tempe facilities.  For more information on these and other exciting programs contact our front desk at 480-858-6500.

Toddler & Youth Classes

New! Exercise; Family Yogi’s at Play!
This special yoga class is designed with the entire family in mind. Parents and kids alike will find joy in this acrobatic style class using circus partner yoga, pop culture music & silly games. Yoga helps to improve strength, flexibility, concentration and coordination. Fee is per child; adults are free and must accompany child. *No class 7/1. **No class 7/2. Fee: $39.
39206 7yrs+ T 6/10-8/5* 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Our First Art Class
Toddler and parent will learn various art techniques and create their own projects. One adult may register up to two children (no charge for adult). Fee: $8 per child.
40182 2-5 yrs Th 6/5-6/26 9:15-10 a.m.
40183 2-5 yrs Th 6/5-6/26 10:15-11 a.m.

Our First Painting Class
Toddler and parent will learn about various painting techniques and kids will paint their own art-work. One adult may register up to two children (no charge for adult). Fee: $8 per child.
40184 2-5 yrs Th 7/10-7/31 9:15-10 a.m.
40185 2-5 yrs Th 7/10-7/31 10:15-11 a.m.

Toddler Art Time
Toddlers have an opportunity to explore art through a variety of different age appropriate activities. Watch their concentration, motor skills and hand-eye coordination grow. One adult may register up to two children (no charge for adult) Fee: $8 per child. 480-350-5800
40186 2-5 yrs     T     6/3-6/24     9:15-10 am
40290 2-5 yrs T 6/3-6/24 10:15-11 a.m.

Toddler Craft Time
Toddler and parent will have an opportunity to create age-appropriate make and take crafts projects.  One adult may register up to two children (no charge for adult) Fee: $8 per child.
40291 2-5 yrs T 7/8-7/29 9:15-10 a.m.
40292 2-5 yrs T 7/8-7/29 10:15-11 a.m.

Parent/Toddler Music Time
Sing, dance and play with your child in this fun, academically-linked music program. You and your child will learn new songs, rhymes, poems and finger plays and play child-friendly instruments. One adult may register up to two children (no charge for adult). No Class 7/2* or 7/4**. Fee: $30 per child.
40356 1-5 yrs W 6/4-6/25 9:30-10:15 a.m.
40357 1-5 yrs W 6/4-6/25 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Check Out A Book
Seniors, adults and children can visit the Tempe Public Library’s Resource Room at the Escalante or North Tempe Community Centers to check out books from the new and always changing book collection. Also available are book collections in the senior centers of each centers. Fee: None.
No Code 18 yrs+ M-F 11 a.m.-9 p.m.


Teen & Adult Classes

New! Basketball; Teen Hoops League, Grades 9-12
Register as a team or sign-up as an individual to be placed on a team.  Individuals will be provided a coach from the City of Tempe.  Games will be played on Monday and/or Wednesday evenings with team practices throughout the week.  All skill levels of players are welcome. Team Fee: $300-must be paid in person at Escalante (code 40295) Individual Fee: $35
40295 Gr. 9-12 M/W 6/2-7/23 6:30-9 p.m.
40296 Gr. 9-12 M/W 6/2-7/23 6:30-9 p.m.

Karate Youth; Lim Kenpo
Strengthen the importance of family values in this results-oriented Karate class designed for the whole family.
Students will learn self-defense, respect and manners;  increased self-confidence and focus. Ongoing, monthly program. Uniform fee $50 (includes Lim’s 3 patches). *No class 7/4. Fee: $50.
39048    4-12 yrs       M/T             6/2-6/30       5:30-6:30 p.m.      
39049    4-12 yrs       M/T             7/1-7/29       5:30-6:30 p.m.      
39052    4-12 yrs       M/T             8/4-8/26       5:30-6:30 p.m.

Martial Arts Karate; Lim Kenpo
Strengthen the importance of family values in this results-oriented Karate class designed for the whole family.      Students will learn self-defense, respect and manners;  increased self-confidence and focus. *No class 7/4.Fee: $50
39057 13 yrs+ M/T 6/2-6/30 6:30-7:30 p.m.
39058 13 yrs+ M/T 7/1-7/29 6:30-7:30 p.m.
39061 13 yrs+ M/T 8/4-8/26 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Martial Arts; Karate**
Join this Kenpo Karate martial arts class for beginning and intermediate students. Classes begin with a light warm-up and stretch, followed by basic kick-punch-block drills. Self-defense techniques are taught, as well as forms (katas) and light sparring (optional). Comfortable clothing is recommended. Instructor: Aseem. *No class 7/3. **No class 7/5. Fee: $57.
39132 13 yrs+ Th 6/5-8/28* 7:05-8:30 p.m.

Yoga; Therapeutic Yoga
Learn to move with grace and ease while using basic breathing exercises and simple yoga poses to help relax your head, neck, shoulders and back. This class will flow at a slower pace and students of all experiences and backgrounds are welcome to attend.   Participants must bring own yoga mat. Instructor: Kim. Fee: $58.
39169 16 yrs+ W 6/4-8/20 6:15-7:15 p.m.

NEW! Exercise; Preserve the Curve
Core and strength exercises focus on “preserving the curve” in your spine through strength, endurance, and flexibility routines. This class is great for anyone who has tightness in the hips, shoulders, lower back & legs. Gently held stretches will help increase circulation & flexibility. Therabands, foam rollers, Pilates circles & light weights,  are used. *No class 7/2.  Fee:$58
39205 16 yrs+ T 6/3-8/19 6:15-7:15 p.m.

ESL Table Talk
Do you want to improve your English? Join our table talk group. We meet once a week to improve conversational skills, increase common  vocabulary and phrasing as well as engage in  cultural discussion. The class is conducted in English. Basic English reading, writing and speaking skills are required. Fee: None
40204          18 yrs+    T                     6/10-7/22        3:30-4:30p.m.

Tech Time Help
Do you have technical questions about your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or cell phone? Do you need help downloading library resources? Do you have questions about using Facebook? Call to    schedule your 30 minute individualized session with a librarian. Fee: None
No Code 18 yrs+ Th 6/12-7/24 4-5:30 p.m.

Youth Tech Inc. is an interactive  computer camp that focuses on providing enrichment opportunities to students in the world of computers. With a caring environment at the core of camp values, Youth Tech strives to create a positive learning community that encourages  creativity, fun   and   academic excellence.    For more      information about Youth Tech Inc. please visit our website at

In this class students will learn the basics of animation and digital design. Students who enjoy going to various sites to see fun interactive animations will love this course. This class will utilizes Adobe's award winning animation software in Adobe Flash. Students will create fun interactive animations that they can share with the world. Fee: $160.
40343 10-17 yrs M-Th 7/7-7/10 9 a.m.-Noon

Video Game Design
This course provides students with a fun interactive look at the world of video game design and development. Students enrolled in this camp will learn the basics of video game design and produce several different interactive video games to share with their friends and family. Fee: $170.
40344 10-17 yrs M-Th 7/7-7/10 1-4 p.m.
40345 10-17 yrs M-Th 7/14-7/17 9 a.m.-Noon

Web Design
This course is an in-depth look at the world of web design and development. Students enrolled in this session will learn how to build their own web site from start to finish using award winning suite of products. The learning for this camp does not end at the door students will have access to their web site with free hosting for one year. Fee: $160.
40342 10-17 yrs M-Th 7/14-7/17 1-4 p.m.

The Gaming Academy
The gaming academy is an all-day course for students who love games. During this course students will be immersed into the world of 2D and 3D game design. The gaming academy is a combination of our Video Game Design, Advanced Game Design and 3D Game Design courses. The course offers students a variety of hands on experience designing and building their very own games. Students are encouraged to bring a sack lunch. Fee: $305.
40346 10-17 yrs M-Th 7/21-7/24 9a.m.-4 p.m.

Retiree Classes

Creative Seniors: Wii Play Tournament
Boost your brain power, improve motor skills, and build hand-eye coordination with the Wii video game system. We will teach you basic games  including bowling, tennis, hockey, and more using the Wii gaming console. Play against a partner or the computer and compete for prizes. Fee: None.
40202          60 yrs+    Th              7/10-7/24    11a.m.-12 p.m.

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