|Extra Curricular Activities|
|Extra Curricular Activities|
The La Paz Community School After School Program is an essential component of our community based education model. Choosing from a wealth of options each trimester at a low cost, students are engaged in meaningful extended day programs that are complementary to their daily curricular learning experience. Below is a sampling of activities available on a trimesterly basis at La Paz. In the near future La Paz looks to open up a fully functioning community center with afternoon and evening activities/classes for all ages in the community.
Swimming Lessons: A refreshing and also very important class to familiarize small children with water safety.
Preschool Day Care: If you have to do more than one after school pick up, if your child takes the bus , or if you simply need a little more time to take care of business before picking up your preschooler, La Paz offers an after school program right at the preschool, with great arts, crafts and games!
pLEGO Kids Center: An English and Spanish speaking PLAY-n-GO Center for kids to learn and create using DUPLO LEGOs.
Chorus: Join an exciting group, filled with energy and sing entertaining hip new songs with other fun students.
Guitar 1: Have fun while learning fundamental techniques and how to strum a few songs on the guitar.
Guitar 2: Have fun while learning new techniques and how to play many other songs on the guitar.
Baseball: Play on our minor league baseball team, this is a great team sport that also allows individuality.
3rd-6th Grade Math Club: Increase your abilities in math and have fun in the process!
7th-8th Grade Math Club: Increase your abilities in math and have fun in the process!
Spanish for beginners: Learn spanish basics to improve your understanding in classes.
English for adults: Learn conversational English with a great English teacher!
College and Career Prep Office Hours: Prepare yourselves for the future in the best way possible.
Typical Costa Rican Dance: Live the Costa Rican culture through its beautiful typical styled outfits and folkloric dances.
Yoga: Finish off your week with mindful breathing techniques and powerful stretching to help you unwind.
Lifeguard appreciation: Learn about the ocean, the beach, and all of the fun competitions that lifeguards train for to stay fit for saving and protecting lives.
Archery: A new activity to La Paz this year that is focused on coordination, patience, and dexterity, the Archery class is taught by Luca Verzola, who is recognized by the Costa Rican Archery Federation.
Tap Dance: The Movement Dance Studio offers a fantastic rhythm (jazz) tap dance class, where you can perform this form of dance by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion.
Beachnuts Theatre: We are a bunch of nuts that live on the beach and LOVE theatre!
Open Water Lifeguard Certification Course: Earn a Costa Rican Guardavida certificate under the International Lifesaving Association and join the Equipo de Tamarindo Guardavidas!
Volleyball: Learn techniques and strategies to play volleyball with other teams from other schools.
Boys Basketball: Learn techniques and strategies to play basketball with other teams from other schools.
Girls Basketball: Learn techniques and strategies to play basketball with other teams from other schools.