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WilliamsburgRec September Recreation Programs

Post Date:09/08/2017
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The City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for some fantastic classes, programs and leagues for September. Fall is a beautiful season to stay active, keep fit and have fun! We have affordable recreation options for all ages and abilities. Register in person at the Quarterpath Recreation Center located at 202 Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 or by phone at: (757) 259-3760.

Check out our offerings below:

UPCOMING EVENTS


LEARN TO PLAY PICKLEBALL
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Quarterpath Recreation Center

Come out and learn to play pickleball for the fun of it! Pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquet ball; in addition, one of the fastest growing sports in America! It may be a silly name, but it’s a serious sport! It’s fast paced and easy to learn, great exercise and lots of fun! Good for all ages… Come learn for FREE during this one-night clinic and see what all the excitement is about! We’ll provide all the equipment, including instructor. You bring your game face!

MARCH OF THE MONARCH
Saturday, September 23, 2017
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Waller Mill Park

Join us at Waller Mill Park for an afternoon full of butterflies! This fun and educational program is for young aspiring butterfly enthusiast and will teach kids about Monarch Butterflies. We will explore the butterfly life cycle, food and habitat as well as their migration pattern with fun crafts and activities. Butterfly Tag & Release, Hand-On Learning, Butterfly Tattoos, Arts & Crafts and Butterfly Activities. This program is great for kids aged 4 -12. Pre-registration encouraged at: 757-259-3778.
Kids, get in the spirit… Come dressed like a butterfly or caterpillar!

CANINE CARNIVAL
Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Waller Mill Park

Williamsburg Parks & Recreation Department will be having a Canine Carnival on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Waller Mill Park located at 901 Airport Road, Williamsburg VA 23188. Bring your furry friends and visit vendors selling pet products and offering services for your dogs. We will have dogs present from Heritage Humane Society hoping to be adopted and find their new fur-ever home! There will be the demonstrations, costume contests and wiener dog races as well as free dog caricatures and food! Kids crafts happening throughout the event, raffles and 50/50 benefiting Heritage Humane Society. Hope you'll join us!

Vendor forms and Information can be found at: Canine Carnival

HALLOWEEN SMASH PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT
Saturday, October 28, 2017
8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Quarterpath Recreation Center

Williamsburg Parks and Recreation presents "Halloween Smash" Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, October 28, 2017. There will be 6 indoor courts for play, at the Quarterpath Recreation Center located at 202 Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185, and skill rating will be used for assigning brackets in men's, women's and mixed doubles. Find a partner and sign up!

Registration form can be found at: Halloween Smash 


YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Boys & Girls hit the court for fun and friendly competition

The Williamsburg Parks & Recreation Department is proud to offer the Youth Basketball League at Quarterpath Recreation Center. Our mission is to instill the ideals of teamwork, good sportsmanship, self-improvement, competition and work ethic in the youth of our community.

Girls: Ages 5 - 13 Boys: Ages 5 -12
Registration:     September 1 - October 1, 2017
Contacted by Coach:    October 26 - 29, 2017
Practice Begins:    Week of October 30, 2017
Winter Break Practices:    December 18, 2017 - January. 7, 2018
Season Starts:    November 27, 2017

General Information:
• Teams will play 8 games.
• Games for ages 7 - 17 are held on week nights.
• Games for ages 5-6 held Saturday morning.
• Games & practices will be held at Quarterpath Recreation Center & James City County Recreation Center & area schools.

Register online at: Online Registration
In person or by mail: Quarterpath Rec Center. 202 Quarterpath Rd -Williamsburg VA
(online registration only available during registration period)

Pre-Season Basketball Skills Clinic
Instructor Donovan Bridgeforth, Head Boys Basketball Coach at Jamestown High School and Founder of DreamChasers Basketball Skills Academy. Clinic at the Quarterpath Rec. Center.

Dates – October 8, 15, 22, 29 - $35/4 clinics $10/drop-in

Ages 5 – 6 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Ages 7 – 8 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Ages 9 – 10 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Ages 11 – 12 4:30 – 5:30 pm

ADULT EXERCISE CLASSES

Adult Fitness Classes Happening at Quarterpath Recreation Center

BarreFlow
Come workout with a combination of basic ballet reps at the barre, movement across the floor, balance and constructive stretch and meditation. This workout, instructed by Amy Rowe, is designed to lengthen, strengthen, lift and inspire you. Bring yoga mat, resistance band/belt & towel. Classes intended for ages 18 and up.

DATES:  September 11, 2017 – November 2, 2017
DATES:   November 6, 2017 – December 21, 2017
DAYS:   Monday and/or Thursday
TIMES:   11:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
COST:   1 day: $48.00 – 2 days: $96.00 - $8.50 per class

Good Vibes Only Yoga
Open to all levels, this is a slower-paced flow class geared towards those new to yoga or preferring a slightly gentler class instructed by Bettina Lee. Time is spent breaking down sun salutations and other poses fundamental to a Hatha yoga practice. Blocks and modifications are available for proper alignment and ease in the postures. Supplies needed: Yoga mat, water bottle and comfortable clothing. Blocks will be provided (if needed). Adults (17+).

DATES:   September 6, 2017 – October 25, 2017
DATES:   November 1, 2017 – December 20, 2017
DAY:   Wednesday
TIMES:  6:30 – 7:30 pm
COST: 1 day: $48.00 Drop-in: $8.50 per class

Power Beats Yoga
Suitable for all levels, this class, instructed by Bettina Lee, helps build a strong core from which one can transition into new positions, exercises, and a positive personal attitude. This flow centers around control and precision, with a diversity of asanas and modifications to suit a range of levels. Supplies needed: Yoga mat, water bottle and comfortable clothing. Adults 17+. Drop in $8.50/class. No class 11/24.

DATES:   September 8, 2017 – October 27, 2017
DATES:   November 3, 2017 – December 29, 2017
DAY:     Friday
TIMES:   6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
COST:   1 day: $48.00 Drop-in: $8.50 per class

Cardio-Fit Tennis
Cardio-Fit Tennis is a high energy group activity for anyone, at any playing level looking for a fun way to burn calories and interact with others outside of the gym. This class, instructed by Lorenzo Sison, combines the most enjoyable features of the sport with cardiovascular exercise while delivering a full body workout. The class is developed to encourage quality physical activity including a warm-up, cardio workout and a cool down phase. If you are looking for a new way to get in shape and burn calories, then Cardio-Fit Tennis is for you at Kiwanis Park Tennis Courts!

DATES:   September 18, 2017 – October 9, 2017
DATES:   October 23, 2017 – November 13, 2017
DAY:     Monday
TIMES:   7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
COST:   $60


YOUTH DANCE CLASSES

It’s time to dance! Youth Dance Classes forming now!

Creative Movement (age 3-5):
This super fun class is for the tiny dancer. As an introduction to theatrical dance, with a ballet emphasis, balance and gross motor skill development will be of focus. Musicality and other forms of theatrical dance will also be learned. Rehearsal for the upcoming recital will also be during class. No class 07/04.

Evening Classes:
DATE: September 19, 2017 – December 5, 2017
DAY: Tuesday
TIME: 5:30 - 6:15 pm
COST: $72.00

Daytime Classes:
DATE: September 19, 2017 – December 5, 2017
DAY: Thursday
TIME: 1:00 - 1:45 pm
COST: $66.00 (no class 11/23/17)

Beginning Contemporary Ballet (age 5-7)
This is a combination class for the young dancer who is ready to further their technique and expression in dance beyond Creative Movement. Classical ballet, various forms of contemporary movement and some jazz technique will be performed. No class 7/04.

DATE: September 19, 2017 – December 5, 2017
DAY: Tuesday
TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
COST: $84.00

Contemporary Ballet I & II (age 8 and up)
This is a combination class for the focused, young dancer who is ready to further their technique and expression in dance. Classical ballet, various forms of contemporary movement and some jazz technique will be performed.

DATE: September 18, 2017 – December 4, 2017
DAY: Monday
TIME: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
COST: $99.00

YOUTH TENNIS LESSONS

Grab a racket and join the fun! Youth Tennis Lessons at Kiwanis Park

Quick Start Tennis Lessons (Grades K-3)
This program, instructed by Bob Artis, is for youth in grades K thru 3rd. A lower net, smaller court, low compression balls and youth rackets are used to help give the kids a better opportunity to keep the ball in play. This program is will be offered at Kiwanis Park Tennis Courts. No class 10/31.

DATE: September 12 – October 5, 2017 (FULL)
DATE: October 17 – November 14, 2017
DAY: Tuesday/Thursday
TIME: 5:30 – 6:15 pm
COST: $48

Beginner Tennis Lessons (ages 8 – 12)
This program, instructed by Bob Artis, is for new and “rusty” returning players. This program combines instruction and play while emphasizing the fun and social aspects of tennis. The beginner lessons are offered at the Kiwanis Park Tennis Courts. (beginner teens welcome). No class 10/31.

DATE: September 12 – October 5, 2017 (FULL)
DATE: October 17 – November 14, 2017
DAY: Tuesday/Thursday
TIME: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
COST: $48

Intermediate Tennis Lessons (ages 11 – 15)
This program, instructed by Lorenzo Sison, teaches the basics of tennis to players who have little or no tennis experience while building on fundamental strokes and techniques. Players are grouped accordingly to ability levels for drills.

DATE: September 11 – October 4, 2017
DATE: October 16 – November 8, 2017
DAY: Monday/Wednesday
TIME: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
COST: $48

Advance Tennis Lessons (grades 6 – 12)
This advanced program is instructed by Brent Hughes for Middle School and High School students. Students will be grouped by skill and ability level and will refine their technical and tactical skills through instruction and organized game scenarios. Appropriate for students focused on school team play or competitive tournaments. *no class Thanksgiving week.

DATE: Wednesday, September 6 – October 11, 2017
DATE: Friday, September 8, 2017 – October 13, 2017
DATE: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – December 6, 2017
DATE: Friday, October 27, 2017 – December 8, 2017
TIME: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
COST: $90

Register: in person or by mail:
Quarterpath Recreation Center - 202 Quarterpath Road - Williamsburg VA 23185


ADULT LEAGUES

Serve up some fun this Fall and register for our Tennis League at Kiwanis Park!

Adult Tennis League
Join our Adult Tennis League and hit the courts for some friendly competition. Our Men’s and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles Leagues are a great way to stay active, socialize and improve your game. Plus, with players of nearly all skill levels, there’s a place for you and your game. Matches are played Sunday through Friday at 7:30 to 9:30 pm.

• Registration:   September 1 – September 25, 2017
• Season Starts:   October 2, 2017
• Cost:   $60/team for doubles $30/person for singles
• Register:   In-person @ Quarterpath Recreation Center
• Contact:   Alex Pelletier @ (757) 259-3760 or apelleti@williamsburgva.gov
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