Friends of C.I.T.Y.

Relationships & Community. Sponsors & Alliances.

A&A Ballet

Devoted to training in strong, versatile dance technique, as well as the development of PERSONALITY,  INDEPENDENCE, and ARTISTRY in young dancers. Led by internationally acclaimed artists and former Founding Artistic Directors of the Joffrey Academy and Joffrey Studio Company, Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev.  Classes, performance opportunities, and training for dancers offered for ages from three to adult.

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Hockey protege

HP-Gym @ C.I.T.Y. Club is a dry-land training area for hockey players in the Chicagoland area focusing on shooting, stick handling and athleticism. Athleticism is developed through strength training, sprint training, and gymnastics-centric skills.  Programming is managed by owner Sebastian Geoffrion, former NHL player.

Chicago jets
hockey club

An urban youth hockey club with teams for boys and girls aged 6 to 14 years old!

USA Hockey recommends gymnastics as the best U8 sport to teach athleticism!

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Work with Chicago's top basketball coaches in a professional basketball setting, where young players feel and see tangible results of their hard work using the B.E.S.T. method!

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PRo-olympic 88

Supporting competitive, year-around, community based youth soccer in the Chicago area.  Developing players in four basic areas: technique, tactics, psychology and physical fitness. Founded and managed by Olympic Gold medalist soccer star Igor Sklyarov, who brings his expertise and success as an international player, coach and sports director to the Chicago area.

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Chicago youth soccer club for girls & boys,
ages 2-19 years old


positive coaching alliance

Positive Coaching Alliance is a national non-profit organization with the mission to transform the culture of youth sports so that youth athletes can have a positive, character-building experience.


code play learn

Code Play Learn introduces K-8th graders to STEM through hands-on learning experiences. Your kids will transform from technology users to makers as they design, code and build their own computer games, Minecraft Mods, Apps and robots.

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