Programs

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Dance

Through a partnership with Anointed Feet, youth learn the fundamentals of liturgical and praise dance genres.   For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

After School Program

(105 youth) Youth work with passionate and professional team of caring adults that help them improve reading and communication arts skills , STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and decision making. WIL has a food program which allows your child to eat a nutritious hot meal daily. The program starts [...]

Healthy Steppers

A dynamic group of senior adults aged 50+ interested in living a fit and fulfilling life participate in dance and fitness courses. The program helps participants increase flexibility, cardiovascular fitness and mobility and reduce injuries. For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

The East St. Louis Youth Project

In partnership with the Greater East St. Louis Community fund, the East St. Louis Youth Project is an 8-week summer recreational program that provides students the opportunity to participate in chess, art, basketball, track & field, wrestling, baseball/softball and volleyball in an energizing and safe environment. For [...]

Basketball

The JJK basketball league for youth ages 5 – 10 teaches basketball fundamentals, teamwork, nutrition and character development. For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

Soccer

In partnership with the Bob Emig Foundation and the US Soccer Foundation, the Soccer program is for youth ages 5 – 13 that teaches soccer fundamentals, teamwork, nutrition and character development. For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

Football & Cheerleading

The JJK Football & Cheerleading program is a comprehensive program for ages 6 – 14 that teaches football fundamentals, teamwork, nutrition and character development. FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADING REGISTRATION CLOSED ON AUGUST 19TH – PLEASE CHECK BACK NEXT YEAR For registration information please call the office [...]

JJK Khoury Baseball & Softball

Redbird Rookie – In Cooperation with the St. Louis Cardinals & Cardinals Care Foundation, the Redbird Rookie, now in its 8th year of existence, allows youth ages 6 – 14 to learn baseball fundamentals and participate in events such as Health Fairs, Art & Music programs, reading incentive initiatives, and [...]

Wrestling

A year round program for youth ages 6 – 18 that teaches wrestling, responsibility, accountability and time and money management. For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

Winning in Life

Student athletes ages 5 – 18 participate in a 24-week curriculum developed and designed by Jackie Joyner-Kersee herself. The Foundation’s cornerstone program, it teaches the underpinnings of the skills necessary to be successful in school and in life. The curriculum teaches thirteen principles and focuses on [...]

Summer Camp

The JJK Summer Camp is an 8-week program for youth ages 6 – 13 that includes academic support, Urban Scouting, substance abuse prevention education, recreation, fine arts, and cooking. For registration information please call the office at 618.274.5437

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