From hitting fitness goals to learning new skills and crafts, Johnston Community Education provides a variety of Adult classes for all ages and all interests.
Learn to swim, take to the diving boards, prepare for the Blaze Swim Club, or enroll in a lifeguard training course. Johnston Aquatics has classes for students of all ages and interests. Aqua Aerobic courses offered for adults.
The Johnston Early Learning Academy offers programs for 2-, 3-, and 4-year-olds preparing for elementary education.
Before/after school and no school day care during the school year for JCSD students in grades DK-5. Summer full day care during the summer for all students in grades DK-6.
From Mad Science to youth basketball and so much, Johnston youth are invited to participate in one our Community Education's numerous programs.
Cook, craft, quilt - the Adult Course options are endless. Classes are available to local adults of all ages (unless otherwise specified).
Hit the gym or learn a new sport - either way, Adult Recreation leads to improved fitness, health, and character. Classes are open to local adults of all ages (unless otherwise specified).
Johnston Early Learning Academy 2-year-old program. 2-Year-Old Preschool is a fun and lively time to help kids develop skills and abilities through age- appropriate learning with activities, stories, songs, snacks and centers of choice exploratory time.
Johnston Early Learning Academy 3-year-old program.
Johnston Early Learning Academy 4-year-old program.
Various active and enriching course options for ages 0-5. Several classes include parent participation.
Enrichment opportunities for Summit After School (SAS) students. Classes usually take place on Wednesdays.
Sport and activity opportunities for Summit After School (SAS) students.
Various youth camp opportunities, typically taking place in the summer, for those wishing to immerse themselves in a sport or activity they love.
Mold clay, solve science experiments, learn circus acts and more. These enriching youth courses provide more options than you can imagine - we dare you to try them all!
Learn martial arts, perfect basketball skills, and more with youth recreation. Activities can vary depending on season.
This camp is led by Drake Women's Head Coach, Lindsey Horner, and Associate Head Coach, Kevin Brennan. They will lead participants through training to get players ready for the season. This camp’s goal is to prepare high school girls for the demands of the upcoming season, both physically and mentally. Camp sessions will focus on physical, technical, tactical, and psychological training. This camp is open for any and all Iowa girls high school soccer players. Bring warmer clothing and outdoor soccer shoes just in case the camp goes outside.
Camp Director- Eric Shafer, JHS Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach
Coach Shafer has been the Johnston Girls Soccer Head Coach since 2019. Prior to leading the girls team, Coach Shafer assisted the Johnston Boys Soccer Team for four seasons. In Spring 2023, the Dragons won the Iowa High School Girls Class 3A State Championship and finished 16-4. Coach Shafer was named 2023 Large Public Iowa Coach of the Year with United Soccer Coaches and for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. He currently teaches Physical Education at Johnston Middle School. Coach Shafer has previously coached Johnston Football and Johnston Girls Basketball.
Shafer graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education K-12, and received a Minor in Coaching. He received a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership, as well as a PhD in Educational Leadership, both from Iowa State.
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