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Kickin’ It in Pineville - Youth Soccer League


Co-Ed Ages: 3-7         

Registration: Jan. 3rd – Feb. 22nd. Registration form is available at or Belle JohnstonCommunity Center. Register at Belle Johnston Community Center, mail into PO Box 249, Pineville NC, 28134, or email to 

Registration Fee: $50 Pineville resident (must show proof of residency), $75 non-resident

Price includes uniform jersey, shorts, socks, and trophy.


For more information please email or 

call 704-889-2400.


Open Gym

 For Ages:  5 years old and under

 Meet new friends and join the fun at the Belle Johnston Community Center Gym. 

 We will provide plenty of things to play with and climb on, in, around and over.

 Wednesdays from 9:00am – 12:00pm

 Come play with us, it’s free! This is a parent supervised activity.


Champions In Motion 

(980-237-4738) or

Location: Belle Johnston Community Center (1000 Johnston Drive)     

Registration & First Class:  Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 - Registration is 15 minutes before class time. Registration still open.
Class Times:              Class: 5:30-6:15pm   new students

                              Class: 6:15-7:00pm   returning yellow and green belts

                        Class: 7:00-7:30pm   specialty class

                                    Class: 7:30-8:15pm   blue belts and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Class Dates:  February 13th – May 29th

Class Duration: 16 weeks 

Cost:  $10 Registration Fee and $7 per class (paid weekly)



Location: Belle Johnston Community Center (1000 Johnston Drive)

Registration & First Class: Thursday, February 14th, 2019 - Registration is 15 minutes before class time. 
Class Times:              Class: 6:00-6:45 pm        ages 4-6

                       Class: 6:45-7:30 pm        ages 7-9

                        Class: 7:30-8:15 pm       ages 10-12

                        Class 8:15-9:00 pm        ages 13 & up

Class Dates: February 14th – May 30th
Class Duration:  16 weeks                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: $10 Registration Fee and $7 per class (paid weekly)




We will have a FREE class on Thursday January 10th for anyone interested in learning fencing.  For more information, please contact Marcus at (704) 207-4321 or visit:

Mid-South Fencers Charlotte Metro teaches Olympic –style fencing in a fun, exciting, and supportive atmosphere specialized in saber. Equiptment is included in the class cost. Open fencing will be included afterwards. Classes will be held in the Belle Johnston Community Center Gym.

Dates:  Thursdays –  January 10th – March 7th

Time:  6:15pm – 7:45pm

Ages:  7 - Adult

Cost:  8 weeks - $160.00/ $50.00 discount for a second family member or spouse

Pineville Residents get a 10% discount (with proof of residency)

Classes are taught and led by Mark Lattimore and Marcus Crow.  Mark Lattimore grew up in Charlotte and was a NCAA runner–up and two-time All American saber fencer at UNC Chapel Hill. Marcus Crow was a four year varsity fencer at UNC Chapel Hill and a two-time NCAA Championship participant. Both instructors are former assistant coaches with the UNC varsity fencing team. 


Youth for Change - Determined Divas/Goodfellas 

 Dec. 7th & 21st



We are equipping today's Youth with the necessary tools to navigate the diverse challenges they face daily. Urban Youth are in crisis, we can no longer afford to treat non-traditional issues with traditional solutions. 

The program serves youth ages 11-16. During this program the youth play basketball and participate in life skill activities and are always treated to a hearty meal.

The program meets 2 times per month at the Belle Johnston Community Center on select Fridays from 5:30pm – 8:00pm. 

Program Wish list: Life Navigators- Adults who have overcome obstacles in their own life and are willing to share their story and time 2 times per month for a total of 6 hours per month.

Donations Needed

This group runs on sponsors and donations.  We feed the group each time they meet, so anything would help. If you would like to donate to this organization, please contact Beverly Jackson at 980-430-0750,  or make a donation at the community center.  Thanks so much!

$13,000 is needed for a trip to the Smithsonian African American Museum in DC July 8th - 10th.

Contact Beverly J. Jackson for more info or to help: 980-430-0750