Youth/Family Activities & Classes

Fall Day Camps 

Fall Single Day Camp (Ages 6-12)
Campers will make new friends while enjoying fun activities in the facility. They will spend some time making crafts, playing sports and games, and splashing around in NECC’s pool. All Camps will run from 9am – 4pm each day.  See Times/Register

Nov 10 * Nov 11 * Nov 28 * Dec 22
Member: $40 / Non-Member: $50

Dec 29 * Dec 30 * Dec 31
Members: $40 / Non-Member: $50

Sign up for Dec 29 – Dec 31st for a 20% Discount!


Classes and Activities

Flick N’ Float – Nov. 7 & Dec. 19

Come join us for some family fun. We will be watching a movie while floating in our pool! Bring your own air mattress, inner tubes, or use our mats (Limited amount)  See Times/Register

Times: 4-5:30 pm

Nov 7th – The Lego Movie

Dec 19th – Frozen

Members: Included w/Membership / Non-Members: Drop-In rates apply


Creation Station Drop-In! NEW 
Kids will create, design and be challenged by all kinds of cool and crazy art/science projects. Every week is a new project! Your child’s imagination will run wild as our Child Watch staff guides them through each activity. This class is offered weekly on a drop-in basis for easy access to creative fun.   See Times/Register

Stay tuned – starting later this Fall: Saturdays, 9-11am

Ages: 5-11

Member: $2


Messy Art for Toddlers!
We’ll be up to our elbows in paint, shaving cream, and slime, in this sensory rich class! Your toddlers will get an introduction to art while delighting in censequence-free mess making. And best of all…We man the clean up!   See Times/Register

Please dress for a mess and bring a spare set of clothing.

Ages: 18 months – 3 years


Oct 31 – Nov 21

10:30 – 11:15am

Member: $28 / Non-Member: $35


Friday Family Fun! NEW Join other families for a variety of fun activities.

 See Times/Register

Fridays / 6-7pm

Family Soccer, Nov 21st

Family PE Games, Dec 19th


Volleyball Classes & Clinics
Skill development of passing, setting, serving, and hitting in a fun and positive environment. There is something for everyone. All skill levels are welcome.See Times/Register

Skills Classes: Players will be divided into groups depending on their skill level. Bring a water bottle and wear appropriate shoes.


Nov 5 – Dec 10

Ages 8-10 (5:50-6:50pm) . Ages 11-15 (7-8pm)

Clinics: Clinics focus on a specific skill set. Bring a water bottle and wear appropriate shoes.

  • Setting & Hitting: Clinic will focus on fundamentals of setting and hitting different types of sets as well as proper form, approach and placement. Oct 18th / 10am-12:30pm / Ages 10-15
  • Serving & Passing: Clinic will focus on fundamentals of passing and serving to target with proper form. Nov 29th / 10am-12:30pm / Ages 10-15
  • Readiness Clinic: Have an important tryout coming up? This clinic will help to refresh and refine skills already learned while providing important feedback pertaining to what coaches look for in an athlete. We will finish up with a scrimmage that parents are welcome to attend. Perfect for club volleyball players! Nov 16th / 10:15am-12:45pm / Ages 14-18


Volleyball Private Lessons
Private and Semi-Private lessons available for all ages and ability levels! Private Lessons are a perfect way for volleyball players trying to get the most out of the game, improve their talents, and become a more competitive athlete.See More Information

Coach Bios

Coach Miranda Coonrod is the co-director and coach with a local club team, CC Fusion VBC. She has been coaching club for the past 12 years, and was a junior club player for 3 years. While in high school, Miranda played on the varsity team for 3 years as the middle blocker, and was awarded MVP by her teammates and coaches. During this time, she was also a volunteer coach for the Community Education Program. After High School, Miranda went on to play middle blocker for Clark College. Miranda had the #1 blocking average and the 11th best hitting average in 2003. She was also awarded 2nd Team All League. She currently works here at the NECC as our Operations Associate!

Coach Kelsey Kai captained her Reynolds High School team as a senior and graduated from Reynolds in 2009. She was named team MVP as a junior and senior, was a two-time winner of the Raider Award, selected for the National Guard “You Can” Award, and was a three-time all-conference selection. She also played for the Northwest Juniors Club for seven years. She went on to play volleyball at Mt. Hood Community College in 2009-2011 where she was two-time all-conference selection as Libero. Kelsey was a Defensive Specialist for Concordia University. She is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education.

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Basketball FUNdamentals Class                                                                             FUNdamentals of shooting, passing, and dribbling will be taught with the emphasis on FUN! This class will help prepare your child for future basketball leagues. Please bring a water bottle and wear appropriate shoes.  See More Information

Co-ed Ages 5-6 / 3:50 pm

Co-ed Ages 7-9 / 4:55 pm


Family Yoga – Dec. 5                                                                                                       Reduce stress, gain balance, get limber and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep after our light-hearted family yoga practice. Join us in the gym to see how fun it can be to integrate yoga into our weekly routine! This class is included in your membership, and guests are welcome for a drop-in fee.
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**Registration is encouraged. Please call the Front Desk: (503) 284-3377.

Ages 3 & up with parent participant

Friday nights from 6:45pm – 7:30pm

December 5th


Dance and Movement                                                                                                        

The Magical Nutcracker Experience                                                                                      Registration Members Oct 7th/Non-Members Oct 9th 

Dance like the Sugar Plum Fairy, fight like the Mouse King!! This special 6-week class is being offered to both boys and girls for ages 3-9. We will study the Nutcracker story and explore the characters with movement and acting. This 6-week series will finish with our very own Nutcracker performance Thursday, Dec 18th 6:45 – 7:45pm in the Gym at the NE Community Center. This performance is open to the student’s family and friends.

This class package includes unlimited 50% off tickets to see the Nutcracker Ballet at The Oregon Ballet Theatre for the following show dates: Sunday, Dec. 14 @ 2pm; Saturday, Dec. 20 @ 2pm; Sunday, Dec. 21 @ 2pm. You can invite the whole family for a holiday treat. Ticket orders must go through Teacher Katarina for this special offer, who will email the order forms to all students enrolled in the class. After each of these three performance dates, there will be a “Meet and Greet” Q & A and autograph time with dancers from the performance.See More Information

Pre-Ballet   Introduces classical ballet steps and french terminology with incorporating creative movement in a encouraging and joyful environment. Students are given individual attention and guidance. Classes often incorporate Free Dance to give children the opportunity for self-expression. We will also work with the ballet barre, explore story ballets, and learn a piece of choreography about the ballet.

Ages: 3-4 . 4-5 . 5-6

A leotard with or without skirt, or their favorite tutu is acceptable. Pink footed tights with pink, real leather-soled ballet slippers preferred; if no slippers, please be barefoot.

Creative Ballet  A great class for both boys, girls, and a child that requires a more high energy approach to movement. We will learn the same fundamentals as taught in Pre-Ballet with a more free, creative, and less structured approach. Students will learn ballet fundamentals and French terminology in a very fun, high energy environment. They will create their own movements and act out story dances. Core strength, balance, coordination, acting, and rhythm are just part of everyday class.

Ages: 4-6

Please wear clothing suited for movement. Feet need to be bare or leather-soled ballet slippers. The Leotard located on MLK has everything you need as well.

Ballet I/II  Builds on the fundamentals learned in Pre-Ballet. This class requires more focus and body awareness, and continues the work of nurturing the individual dancer in each child. In addition to the Pre-Ballet description, we continue our ballet journey together by focusing on correct ballet position, lines and posture, and memorizing combinations and choreography.

Ballet I Ages: 6-7 / Ballet II Ages: 7-9

Girls: A leotard (any color), pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers for the girls. No skirts. Hair in a bun with bangs pulled back. Boys: Black footed tights, white t-shirt tucked in, black leather ballet slippers.


PE and Me!

Run, jump, skip, throw, shoot, and move your way to a healthy morning. Learn a bit about teamwork and leadership while participating in in traditional PE games such as tag and relays as well as touch of kickball, soccer and basketball.  See Times/Register

PE and Me – Ages 3-5 / Wednesdays / 9 – 9:45am

*One adult may be asked to participate with their child depending on the activity.


Saturday Sport
Join the fun in the gymnasium while trying a new sport each week. Sports may include basketball, soccer, kickball, T-ball, or fun tag games. Please bring a water bottle and wear appropriate shoes.See More Information

Ages 5 – 6 / 11:15am

  • None currently scheduled


Soccer Class
Come get a terrific workout in a positive, low-key setting with an experienced coach. Focus will be on teaching the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting, defense, and teamwork, with a scrimmage game at the end of each class. Perfect for the beginner or player looking to sharpen skills and stay fit. See More Information

Sept 24 – Nov 12
Ages 6-8 / 3:30-4:30pm 


Parent’s Night Out – Nov. 14 & Dec. 12 – Now available to Members & Guests!
Come bring your kids to play gym games, and enjoy a movie and healthy snacks while the parents have some time to themselves! Dinner will NOT be provided — bringing snacks is acceptable. Young children must be potty-trained to participate.
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Friday Evenings 6 – 8:45pm (Ages 3-12)
Members Only: $12/child

Nov 14

Dec 12

You may also register by calling the NECC Front Desk at 503-284-3377.

Registration Policies:

Registration is not required for classes that are included with membership. Fee-based and enrichment classes require preregistration.
Our classes must meet minimum and maximum enrollment standards. Classes may fill quickly or classes may be cancelled due to low enrollment.
 A full refund is available only if the participant withdraws at least 3 days prior to the start of the class or activity. If the participant withdraws after that time, NECC will provide participant with a credit to their NECC account for the full amount paid for the class or activity less a 10% administrative fee. That credit can be applied towards any future NECC class or activity, and it will expire one year from the date of issue. If the participant withdraws after the class has begun, NECC is unable to provide a refund or credit.
We are unable to prorate classes for students joining a class late, leaving a class early, or missing a class during the term. If participant misses a regularly scheduled class, we are unable to offer makeup classes.

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