Winter Programming Guide

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Winter Programming

January 6 — March 2, 2024

Arts, Culture, Recreation, Education, Sports

Commitment to Financial Assistance We understand that the costs associated with participation can be significant and prohibitive for some families and individuals. In light of this, we are dedicated to providing scholarships for those in need, aimed at making our offerings accessible to all, irrespective of income level. Email, call 716-433-2617, or stop in for more information, thank you!

Look inside for awesome classes & clinics! Once you found your interests, scan here with your phone camera to start registering!



Our volleyball clinic, run by Lea Sobieraski, covers the skills, rules, and strategies of the sport that a Lockportian invented! Passing, setting, attacking, and positioning are some of the skills we develop in young athletes. This fun and engaging clinic can foster a love for this great sport! Ages 5-7 • 5-5:45pm • $80 - Arena


Ages 8-10 • 6-6:55pm • $100 - Arena Ages 11-14 • 7-8pm • $100 - Arena

Foal Soccer (Ages 3 & 4) Our 3- and 4-year old programs are designed to introduce your child to the wonderful world of soccer in a fun and engaging way. Through age appropriate activities and games, your child will learn basic soccer skills, develop motor and social skills, and build confidence and teamwork. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Age 3 • 5-5:40pm • $80 - Annex Age 4 • 5:45-6:30pm • $80 - Annex

Colt Soccer - Training (Ages 5 & 6) This session of soccer will be strictly skills, drills, and fun! There will be no set teams; participants will sharpen their soccer skills through structured stations, small-sided games, and fun activities. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Ages 5-6 • 6:35-7:30pm • $100 - Annex

Acting Classes

Unleash your creativity and learn the basics of acting, such as voice projection, body language, improvisation, and character development. Acting classes are great for boosting confidence, communication, and teamwork skills! Ages 5-7 • 5:30-6:10pm • $80 - Taylor Theater Ages 8-11 • 6:15-6:55pm • $80 - Taylor Theater Ages 11-14 • 7-8pm • $100 - Taylor Theater


Pony Soccer - Training (Ages 7-8) This session of soccer will be strictly skills, drills, and fun! There will be no set teams; participants will sharpen their soccer skills through structured stations, small-sided games, and fun activities. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Ages 7-8 • 5-5:55pm • $100 - Arena

Expressive Mindfulness Art (Ages 8+) This class combines mindfulness and art to cope with emotions and stress. Each session includes meditation, breathing, journaling, exercises, and grounding techniques. Students will use art materials such as paint, ink, clay, and others to express themselves. This class is easy, suitable for all ages, and family-friendly. Taught by Jess Tomaino Ages 8+ • 5-6pm • $100 - Taylor Theater 2

WEDNESDAYS Track And Field This program is designed to introduce the fundamentals of track and field events, fostering physical fitness, teamwork, and a love for the sport. Through expert coaching, hands-on training, and fun games, participants will build confidence and lay the foundation for athletic growth. Miles Patterson is your instructor. Ages 5-7 • 5-5:45pm • $80 - Annex Ages 8-11 • 6-6:45pm • $80 - Annex Ages 11-14 • 7-7:45pm • $80 - Annex

Mustang Soccer - Training (Ages 9-10)

This session of soccer will be strictly skills, drills, and fun! There will be no set teams; participants will sharpen their soccer skills through structured stations, small-sided games, and fun activities. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Ages 9-10 • 6-6:55pm • $100 - Arena

Painting, Pastels, & Pop Art (Ages 10+) Learn the basics of acrylic painting techniques, uses of oil and chalk pastels, study popular trending art pieces of yesterday and today, then apply those techniques and ideas into mixed media artworks of your own. Taught by Jess Tomaino. Ages 14+ • 6:30-8pm • $125 - Taylor Theater

Stallion Soccer - Training (Ages 11-14) This session of soccer will be strictly skills, drills, and fun! There will be no set teams; participants will sharpen their soccer skills through structured stations, small-sided games, and fun activities. Participants can access our field on Saturday mornings if they’d like to put in additional time. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Ages 11-14 • 7-7:55pm • $100 - Arena


Adult Open Soccer Play soccer with your friends or join a pick-up game. No matter your skill level, you’ll have fun and exercise at your own pace! 8-10pm • $5 per night Location: Arena

Mixology 21+ Learn how to craft delicious cocktails with our mixology class for adults. You will discover the secrets of mixing, shaking, and stirring drinks like a pro. Whether you want to impress your friends, spice up your date night, or just have fun, this four week class is for you. If you missed our previous session, don’t worry! We’ll cover all the same material. Cheers! 7:30-9pm at the Kenan House • $125

THURSDAYS Creative Art (Ages 3-5) Give your little one a fun and supportive outlet for their creativity! Through various hands-on artistic methods, your child will not only encourage creativity, but they’ll also improve their motor skills, social skills, and have fun doing it! Ages 3-5 • 12-12:45pm • $80 - Taylor Theater

Flag Football (Ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-14) This program emphasizes player development through game-like situations, offering participants a comprehensive introduction to the sport’s fundamentals. Through a blend of skill-focused training sessions and simulated game scenarios, kids will hone their techniques, strategic understanding, and teamwork. Jason Quinones is your instructor. Ages 5-7 • 5-5:55pm • $100 - Annex Ages 8-10 • 6:05-7:05pm • $100 - Arena Ages 11-14 • 7:10-8:25pm • $120 - Arena




Classes use music to boost language skills, confidence, social-emotional skills, and self-control by introducing music notation and different genres of music. Children participate in ensembles while improving their problem-solving and pre-literacy skills. Ages 3-5 • 5:30-6:10pm • $80 - Kenan House Ages 6-8 • 6:15-7:15pm • $100 - Kenan House

Lacrosse (Ages 5-7 & 8-11) Come out and learn the basics of lacrosse! The clinic will focus on the basics of passing, catching, shooting, dodging, picking up ground balls and game fundamentals. This will be a fun and exciting way to be introduced to the growing sport of lacrosse. The Lockport Lacrosse Association is back to lead this clinic and help grow the sport of Lacrosse. All you need is a stick! Ages 8-11 will be on the big field. Ages 5-7 • 6-7pm • $100 - Annex Age 8-11 • 5-6pm • $100 - Arena

STEAM With Legos Join our LEGO club and discover how fun STEAM can be! You will use LEGO bricks to create and learn about science, technology, engineering, and math with the help of our friendly instructors from the Challenger Learning Center. Each session will explore a different STEM topic, so you can be creative and learn new skills every time. Grades 1-4 • 5-6pm • $100 - Taylor Theater

Coding With Legos 2.0 Building on our previous class, this coding unit uses motorized LEGO models and simple programming to spark elementary students’ curiosity in science and engineering. Students will learn coding literacy, creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork skills. WeDo 2.0 is a “hands-on, minds on” learning solution that empowers students to explore real-life problems and find solutions.


Grades 2-4 • 6:30-7:30pm • $100 - Taylor Theater

FRIDAYS Creative Play (Ages 3-5) This 8-week program is for young children who love to explore, create, and play. It uses stories, music, movement, games, and more to foster imagination, physical and social skills, and a joy for learning in a supportive environment. 12-12:45pm • $80 - Annex



Grasp the fundamentals of baseball! The program emphasizes skills such as throwing, catching, batting, base running, and understanding the rules of the game. Focus on refining techniques, developing strategies, and understanding the nuances of the game. This program aims to foster a love for the game, sportsmanship, teamwork, and a sense of accomplishment in each participant. Nick Abramson is your instructor. Ages 5-7 • 9-10am • $100 - Arena Ages 8-11 • 10:30-11:25am • $100 - Arena Ages 12-14 • 11:30am-12:30pm • $100 - Arena

Tennis Join Coach Brandon Reid as he returns to run our tennis clinic for ages 5-14! Young players learn the basics of tennis and have fun doing it! With games, drills, and matches, hone your tennis skills in a supportive and friendly environment! Ages 5-7: 10-10:45am • $100 - Annex Ages 8-10: 9-9:55am • $100 - Annex Ages 11-14: 11am-12pm • $100 - Annex

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Master Schedule at a Glance 7




Volleyball Ages 5-7

Track & Field Ages 5-7



Foal Soccer: 3 YO


Pony Soccer 5-5:55pm

Volleyball Ages 8-10

Youth Art Ages 8-14



Acting Ages 5-7 5:30-6:10pm

Track & Field Ages 8-11

Foal Soccer: 4 YO

Mustang Soccer 6-6:55pm


The Acres program has been made possible by support of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust


Acting Ages 8-11 6:15-6:55pm

Painting Pastels & Pop

Colt Soccer 6:35-7:30pm

Stallion Soccer 7-7:55pm

Acting Ages 11-14 7-8pm

Track & Field Ages 11-14

Volleyball Ages 5-7

Mixology 21+ 7:30-9pm







Creative Art Ages 3-5

Creative Play Ages 3-5



Baseball Ages 5-7

Lacrosse Ages 8-11


9-10am Tennis Ages 8-10


STEAM w/ Legos 5-6pm

Baseball Ages 8-11

Flag Football Ages 5-7

Tennis Ages 5-7




Music Ages 3-5 5:30-6:10pm


Lacrosse Ages 5-7

Tennis Ages 11-14



Baseball Ages 12-14

Music Ages 6-8 6:15-7:15pm Flag Football Ages 8-10


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Coding w/ Legos 6:30-7:30pm


Flag Football Ages 11-14


Annex Taylor Theater Meeting Room Kenan House






The beautiful Kenan House will be professionally decorated for the holidays! Come see for yourself!


Holiday cocktail-making, charcuterie board making, and a holiday paint & sip! Visit Holiday vendor fair. Great for finding gifts!






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16-17 FEB


KAC presents National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door.

WINTERFEST Photos with Santa, Mini-Golf in the Arena, & more!

NIAGARA WINE & BEER A festival celebrating our wineries & breweries!

Spring Acres Begins March 25th






Annual Appeal 2023-2024 For over 50 years the Kenan Campus has been a place for people to explore new talents together, encouraged to support new interests, and learn the meaning of community. The time is now for you to help ensure this cultural asset is here for future generations. Please donate today to our Annual Appeal to make sure that arts, education, and recreation opportunities are here to stay. From everyone at the Kenan Center, THANK YOU!

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