Intentional collaboration to make a difference for youth and families in Saline County.

Through strategic partnerships with other organizations and businesses, The EMpact One Foundation is able to expand our reach throughout our community - leading to a much greater impact on the youth and children we serve. For more information, contact Desiree Paulhamus at

Recreational Athletics

If you are interested in partnering with us, it is vital to align with our

mission and share the common values and beliefs of:

➢ Providing access to high-quality experiences for children and families.

➢ Building character and emotional intelligence within a child.

➢ Empowering youth through leadership training and development opportunities.

➢ Promoting inclusivity and cultural infusion.

➢ Supporting the physical and mental wellness of children and youth.

➢ Advancing parent, sibling, and community support through training and resources.


Empire Kids

Building pride, courage, & confidence.

Central Arkansas' premier youth activity center for athletes ages 12 months to 18 years old. Featuring the Tumble Bearz at Empire, Cheerleading Academy, Gymnastics Academy, Tumble Club, Discovery Kids Club and Ninja & Parkour Academy.


Dancer's Edge

Dancing is our passion. Teaching is our life.

From the first dance class to their senior year performance, Dancer’s Edge has a class for everyone. Our beginner programs as well as our advanced levels offer training to dancers of all ages. All classes are taught in a state of the art studio by skilled teachers in positive classrooms and we pride ourselves on age appropriate costuming, music, and choreography.