Courage Cubs Tumbling | Wednesday @ 4:30 PM & 5:30 PM and Thursday @ 5 PM and Saturday @ 11 AM

The key concepts of early gymnastics will be addressed in this barrier-free class. Toddlers will have the opportunity to improve coordination and balance as well as core and upper body strength in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

Cub Sports | Monday @ 5 PM & 6 PM and Tuesday @ 5 PM and Saturday @ 11 AM

Introductory sports classes for your budding sports hero! Participants will learn the basic skills associated with soccer, tennis, baseball and field games.

Energy2Burn

A program incorporated into Cub League for toddlers with autism, ADHD, or those who have extra energy, We'll keep these kiddos active and moving in-between activities.

Lil' Warriors | Tuesday @ 5:30 PM and Wednesday @ 6 PM

At Courage League even our youngest of participants can train to be warriors! This class will help to develop your child into a Lil'Warrior as they test their strength, endurance, and balance while moving through a variety of obstacles.

Lion's Pride | Tuesday and Thursday @ 6 PM

A program created exclusively for toddlers with moderate to severe autism or who require extra support.  With a 1:1 or 2:1 ratio of children to support staff, this program helps children incorporate structure and task completion into their lives by engaging in age-appropriate sport skills and EXERGAMING technology.  A visual schedule and applied behavior analysis principles are also used to assist with transition periods. Registration required each session to attend by calling 515-421-4021.  Space is limited. 

Mindful Movement | Saturday @ 10 AM

Yoga is good for EveryBODY! Through a combination of adaptive poses and calming techniques your child will be able to improve their balance, core strength and body awareness.

Open Gym | Monday - Saturday, times vary please check homepage

Supervised and structured gym time for participants and their families/caregivers, including game options for children with special needs. 

Rhythmatic | Thursday  @ 5:30 PM

This high energy class combines music and movement together to introduce the notion of rhythm. EveryBODY will have the opportunity to keep the beat using a variety of percussion instruments and movements.

Shake, Rattle, and Rock | Monday @ 4:30 PM & 5:30 PM

A unique class that combines singing, dancing, and playing instruments to help participants embrace self expression in a fun and inviting atmosphere. 

Team Roar Cheer & Hip Hoppers | Wednesday @ 5 PM

An introduction to cheer and dance routines that will keep your child movin' and groovin' to their own beat, while following along to simple routines and age appropriate music.

Techno-Tots | Tuesday @ 4:30 PM and Thursday @ 4:30 PM and Saturday @ 10:30 AM

In this fast-paced class, we will be utilizing our EXERGAMING technology to challenge participants with coordination, balance, and visual perception skills in a full sensory experience.


Courage Adventures: Beyond our Walls

Rory's Riders  

Saddle up! This Spring season, CLS will be continuing to partner with Menagerie Stables of Altoona in offering adaptive recreational horseback riding and horsemanship lessons for the purpose of contributing positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well-being of children with special needs. Because, horseback riding rhythmically moves the rider's body in a manner similar to a human gait, riders with physical disabilities often show improvement in flexibility, balance, and core strength.  Not to mention, the positive effects on self-esteem and self-confidence. This program will be led by Deanna Mundt who has 8 years of experience working with children with special needs and providing therapeutic riding lesson. Space is limited.  To register, please call 515-421-4021.

Session I:  Tuesdays, February 28th - March 21st : 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Session II: Tuesdays, March 28th - April 18th: 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Session III: Tuesdays, May 2nd - 23rd:  6:00 - 7:00 PM

AGES: 3-6 YRS OLD (Along with Parent/Guardian)

Menagerie Stables | 4175 NE 64th St. Altoona, IA

FEE: Member: $75/session    Non-Member: $99/session

CLS Adaptive Swimming 

Prepare your child for the upcoming swim season, by taking our water safety class now! This class was designed to familiarize toddlers with special needs, ages 3-6, to the water as a parent-child team.  Children will orient to the aquatic environment, gain basic aquatic skills, and gain greater independence in their skills all while developing more comfort in and around water.  Sessions will be held at Edge Water Senior Living Facility - equipped with zero entry in an 85 degree heated pool and will be led by an instructor certified in water safety and with 40 years of experience in swimming instruction.  Space is limited.  To register, please call 515-421-4021.

Water safety skills include:

  • Getting wet 
  • Water entry/exit    
  • Blowing bubbles  
  • Submerging their face      
  • Exploring the pool        
  • Front and back floats   
  • Underwater exploration
  • Kicking on their front/back   
  • Arm movement       
  • Bobbing       
  • Rolling Over

April Session: Tuesday (4, 11, 18, 25): 4:30 PM | 5:00 PM

June Session I: Tuesday/Thursday (5, 7, 12, 14): 10:00 AM | 10:30 AM | 11:00 AM

June Session II: Tuesday (6, 13, 20, 27): 4:30 PM | 5:00 PM

Ages: 3-6 YRS OLD (Parent-Child Team)

Lifetime Fitness | 11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale 

Fee: Member - $75/session, Non-Member - $99/session