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BEGINS DEC. 5


important dates December DEC. 5 Registration Begins DEC. 19-23 Winter Break Camp DEC. 25 Christmas, All Facilities Closed DEC. 26-30 Winter Break Camp

January JAN. 1 New Year’s Day Observance, All Facilities Closed JAN. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Administration Offices Closed JAN. 28 Open House, See Page 6 For Details

February FEB. 3 & 4 Father/Daughter Dance, Carver Rec Center, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm FEB. 11 City Market Arts, Carver Recreation Center, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm FEB. 20 President’s Day – Administration Offices Closed

March MARCH 1 Summer Camp Registration Begins MARCH 18 City Market Arts, Carver Recreation Center, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

April APRIL 1 City Market Begins APRIL 3-7 Spring Break Camp APRIL 8

Eggstravaganza, See Page 29 For Details

APRIL 13 Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday – Administration Offices Closed APRIL 22

Carver Sock Hop, Carver Recreation Center, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For more information about any of the dates or events listed above, please call (434) 970-3260 or visit our website at www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec.


Charlottesville Parks & Recreation 501 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (434)970-3260

MISSION STATEMENT

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Carver Recreation & Smith Aquatics

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Carver Recreation Center

To be the regional leader in the provision of parks and recreation experiences.

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Activity Listings:

To enhance the quality of life for all through the stewardship of public land and parks and to provide quality recreational experiences.

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS:

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EVERETT MAURICE WALKER, Vice-Chair

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JOHN SANTOSKI Planning Commission Representative

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DAVID J. HIRSCHMANN, Chair

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NED MICHIE School Board Representative

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RUTH BARNETT

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LLEZELLE A. DUGGER ELISE CRUZ ANNE HEMENWAY JENNIFER SLACK

ADMINISTRATION:

PARKS & RECREATION FACILITIES PHONE LIST

Brian Daly, Director dalyb@charlottesville.org

Administration: Carver Recreation Center: Crow Recreation Center: Key Recreation Center: McIntire Skate Park: Meadowcreek Golf Course: Onesty Family Aquatic Center: Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center: Tonsler Recreation Center: Washington Parks Recreation Center: Washington Park Pool:

Doug Ehman, Parks Division Manager ehmand@charlottesville.org Vic Garber, Recreation Division Manager garberv@charlottesville.org Rion Summers, PGA, Golf Division Manager summers@charlottesville.org

(434) 970-3260 (434) 970-3053 (434) 977-3977 (434) 293-8273 (434) 244-0166 (434) 977-0615 (434) 295-7532 (434) 970-3072 (434) 296-1857 (434) 970-5073 (434) 977-2607

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locator guide pools and spray grounds { 1 } Belmont Spray Ground 725 Stonehenge Avenue { 2 } Forest Hills Spray Ground 1022 Forest Hills Avenue { 3 } Greenleaf Spray Ground 1598 Rose Hill Drive

{ 5 } Onesty Family Aquatic Center 300 Meade Avenue { 6 } Smith Aquatics & Fitness Center 1000-A Cherry Avenue { 7 } Washington Park Pool 1001 Preston Avenue

parks { 8 } Azalea Park 304 Old Lynchburg Road { 9 } Belmont Park 725 Stonehenge Avenue { 10 } Darden Towe Park { 11 } Fifeville Park 1200 King Street { 12 } Greenbrier Park 1200 King Street { 13 } Greenleaf Park 1598 Rose Hill Drive { 14 } Forest Hills Park 1022 Forest Hills Avenue { 15 } Jackson Park 405 E High Street { 16 } Jordan Park 405 E High Street { 17 } Lee Park 101 E Market Street { 18 } McGuffey Park 201 2nd Street NW

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McIntire Park 1360 Rugby Avenue Meade Park 300 Meade Avenue Meadowcreek Gardens Northeast Park 1001 Sheridan Avenue Pen Park 1300 Pen Park Road Quarry Park 427 Quarry Road Riverview Park 298 Riverside Avenue Rives Park 926 Rives Street Schenk’s Greenway 711 McIntire Road Starr Hill Park 7th Street NW & Elsom Street Tonsler Park 500 Cherry Avenue Washington Park 1001 Preston Avenue

recreation centers {6} { 31 { 32 { 33 { 34 { 35 { 36 { 37

Smith Aquatics & Fitness Center 1000-A Cherry Avenue } Greenstone on 5th 752 Blue Ridge Commons } Crow Rec Center 1700 Rose Hill Drive } Friendship Court 418 Garret Street } Key Rec Center 800 Market Street } South First Street 1001 S. First Street } Tonsler Rec Center 500 Cherry Avenue } Washington Park 1001 Preston Avenue

{ 38 } Westhaven 801 Hardy Drive { 39 } Carver Rec Center 233 4th St. NW

OTHER FACILITIES:

{ 41 } McIntire Skate Park McIntire Park East { 42 } Meadowcreek Golf Course 1400 Pen Park Road { 43 } Tennis Courts (Pen Park) 1300 Pen Park Road { 44 } Tennis Courts (Tonsler Park) 500 Cherry Avenue { 45 } Disc Golf Course Meadowcreek Gardens


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community & special events father/daughter dance Dads (uncles & Grandpas too!) take your little valentine out for a fun night of dancing! For daughters ages 5 to 12. Register early! This program fills quickly. Choose between Friday or Saturday evening.$10 per couple. Light refreshments provided. ACTIVITY#

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Carver Rec Carver Rec

$10/$15 $10/$15

carver sock hop Come join us for a night of fifty’s fun and dancing. Wear your poodle skirt and your wing tip shoes. Saturday, April 22nd, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. $10 per family, resident. $15 non-resident.  city market arts Our popular City Market arts vendors come inside to Carver Recreation Center.   Featuring unique local handcrafted gifts.  Happy shopping! Saturday, February 11, 10am-4pm.     Ages: All    Saturday, March 18, 10am-4pm.     Ages: All   

open house at carver and smith Join us on Saturday, January 28th for a free open house of Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center. Use each facility free of charge so that you can experience the benefits of Carver and Smith. For more information, please call Carver at 9703053 or Smith at 970-3072. Carver Open House Times: 10 am - 2 pm Smith Open House Times: 1 pm - 5 pm

Share the Love. Shop Local. Shop Holiday Market

From Charlottesville Parks & Recreation which brings you the popular City Market, we now have over 100 local vendors to make your shopping experience unique this season!

Saturdays, November 26 - December 17 from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM 100 Water Street (434) 970-3371


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

sports

celebrate your birthday! Celebrate your next birthday party with Charlottesville Parks & Recreation! We offer a variety of different party themes and locations. Days and hours of parties vary by location. Please contact the facility directly for more information or to book your party.

arts & crafts party

- Available at Carver Recreation Center Learn something new, make some art and have some fun with this birthday party. Package includes admission for 15, a private room for 2 hours, and a specialty instructor for 1 hour. Package Price: $145 Residents | $180 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3053

indoor pool party - Available at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center

Enjoy the indoor pools, water slides and in-water playground Smith AFC. Package includes admission for 20 people, a private room and a large ice cream cake delivered from Ben & Jerry’s. Package Price: $150 Residents | $185 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3072

outdoor pool party - Available at Onesty Family Aquatic Center and Washington Park Pool Have fun in the sun and water with an outdoor pool party at either Onesty Family Aquatic Center or Washington Park Pool. Package includes admission for 15, a private area for presents and a large ice cream cake delivered from Ben & Jerry’s. Package Price: $120 Residents | $156 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3072 | Starting April 1, 2017

roller skating party - Available at Carver Recreation Center Bring some friends and skate in the brand new Carver Rec Center. Package includes admission and skates for 15 and a private room for 2 hours. Please note that skating will be shared with the general public. Package Price: $100 Residents | $135 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3053

gymnastics party

- Available at Carver Recreation Center Jump, tumble and swing with this fun, energetic party. Package includes admission for 15, a private room for 2 hours, and a specialty instructor for 1 hour. Package Price: $125 Residents | $160 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3053

dance party - Available at Carver Recreation Center

Add some moves to your child’s next birthday party. Package includes admission for 15, a private room for 2 hours, and a specialty instructor for 1 hour. Package Price: $125 Residents | $160 Non-Residents For more information or to reserve, call: (434) 970-3053

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drop-in group exercise classes

The following drop-in group exercise classes are currently offered at Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center. For detailed class descriptions and the current schedule of classes, please visit the website at www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec.

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Athletic Conditioning Barre Bootcamp Cycling Kettlebell TRX Yoga Zumba Insanity Core & More Piloxing Cardio Jam P90X Piyo

smith aquatic & fitness center (subject to change)

• Arthritis Land Exercise • Alexander Technique • • • • • • • • • •

Barre Cardio C-energy Morning Stretch & Slow Stretch Yoga Beginner & Yoga for Older Adults Senior Fit Tabata Tai Chi Yoga Xpress Resistance Zumba

For Drop-In Group Exercise Class participants under the age of 18: 1.) Minors 15-17 years old must have their parent/guardian sign a waiver form at the Front Desk to participate in any Drop-In Fitness Classes. 2.) Minors 13-14 years may participate in a Group Exercise Class (not involving weights) with a signed waiver and accompanied/supervised by their parent or guardian who is also taking the class. If the class involves weights, the minimum age to participate is 15. 3.) Minors 12 years and younger are prohibited from participating in any Drop-In Group Exercise Classes. Please review the Parks and Recreation Program Guide for age appropriate fitness programs for youth 12 and under.


access pass ONE ACCESS PASS. THREE FACILITIES. UNLIMITED FITNESS.

rates

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BEST VALUE

city resident

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6 mo. annual

Individual Adult Individual Youth Individual Senior (60+) Individual Disabled Combo Adult Combo Adult/Youth Combo Senior (60+) Family

$40 $28 $30 $20 $70 $64 $55 $76

$200 $140 $150 $100 $350 $320 $275 $380

non-residents

1 mo. 3 mo.

6 mo. annual

Individual Adult Individual Youth Individual Senior (60+) Individual Disabled Combo Adult Combo Adult/Youth Combo Senior (60+) Family

$52 $34 $39 $26 $92 $84 $72 $101

$260 $170 $195 $130 $460 $420 $360 $505

$108 $76 $81 $54 $189 $173 $149 $205

$141 $92 $106 $71 $249 $227 $195 $273

$400 $280 $300 $200 $700 $640 $550 $760

$520 $340 $390 $260 $920 $840 $720 $1,010

proof of residency is required to receive the City

Resident rate. Scholarships rates are available for City Residents only.

combo passes are defined as two individuals. Individuals do not have to be legally related to each other or reside at the same address. family passes are defined as a group of 3 to 5 individuals

who are legally related to each other and must live at the same household address. Families over 5 will pay a fee for each additional person.

where can I get a recreation access pass?

Recreation Access Passes are available for purchase at both Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center during normal operating hours.

Standard rules apply to all passes and those are agreed to at time of purchase.

no initiation fee. no term contracts.

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facilities herman key jr. recreation center 800 East Market Street | (434) 293-8273

amenities: Basketball Courts, Meeting Rooms/Classrooms, Kitchen, Wi-Fi

hours of operation: Monday - Thursday: 12 pm – 9 pm Friday: 12 pm – Midnight Saturday: 1 pm – 6 pm Sunday: 1 pm – 6 pm

Friday Night Basketball: 9 pm – Midnight

drop-in fees Fees are required for the drop-in programs listed below. If you have a recreation access pass, there is no charge to use the facility, just swipe your pass when you visit.

basketball, volleyball, pickleball, open gym: open basketball (ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult) Adult (18+) $2 | Youth (17 and under) Free Key Center offers open gym time for basketball, pickleball, and volleyball throughout the week. Please pick up a monthly calendar from the Key Center which details the program offerings in the gymnasium. The calendar can also be downloaded from the parks and recreation website.

crow recreation center 1700 Rose Hill Drive | (434) 977-3977

amenities: Game Room, Playstation, Children Basketball Court, Pool Table, Fooseball

hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 3 pm - 8 pm Saturday & Sunday: Closed

washington park recreation center 1000 Preston Avenue | (434) 970-5073

amenities: Amenities: Game Room, Computers, Playstation, Fooseball, Outdoor Basketball court

hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 5 pm - 8 pm

McIntire skate park McIntire Skate-Park | (434) 244-0166

hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 3pm - Dusk Saturday - Sunday: Noon - Dusk *Skate park will be closed January & February 2017


housing centers

tonsler recreation center

green stone on 5th

500 Cherry Avenue | (434) 296-1857

746 Prospect Ave | (434) 220-3704

amenities:

hours of operation:

Playground, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Game Room, Pool Table, Meeting Room, Wi-Fi

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

friendship court community center 418 Garret Street | (434) 295-9794

hours of operation: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

south first street community center 1001 S. First Street | (434) 979-7660

hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

hours of operation: Monday - Friday: 2pm – 9 pm Saturday: 1 pm – 6 pm Sunday: Closed

center programs All programs listed below are free of charge. For more information or to sign-up, please call the center directly at (434) 296-1857.

wii & xbox: Ages 9 or older may play without adult supervision or ages 8 and under with parental supervision required. Come play video games from Monday-Friday. Come join the FUN at Tonsler Park!

westhaven community center 801 Hardy Drive | (434) 296-8318

hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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carver recreation center 233 4th Street NW, Jefferson School City Center | (434) 970-3053

amenities:

Carver Recreation Center features over 33,000 sq. ft. of recreational space including: a fitness center with cardiovascular and strength training equipment; drop-in fitness classes with offerings such as spinning and zumba; personal training; a gymnasium, recreational studios for arts & crafts, gymnastics, and dance; plus a free hi-tech teen center. The Center is also home to a variety of special events like roller skating, dances, concerts, and even birthday parties. Carver is the perfect place to get fit and have fun! Carver Recreation Center is located in the Jefferson School City Center, adjacent to the upper parking deck on 4th St. NW.

hours of operation: M-Th F Sa Su

6am-9pm 6am-8pm 8am-6pm 12pm-6pm

private rentals:

Are you looking for a unique space in downtown Charlottesville to host your own special event? Carver Recreation Center is the perfect venue for meetings, wedding receptions, bridal/baby showers, or any private party! Carver has both a 4,800 square foot banquet hall with a seating capacity of 200, and a small meeting room for groups of up to 20. The banquet hall features hardwood floors with 15 ft. ceilings, an elevated stage, free Wi-Fi, tables and chairs, restrooms and a catering kitchen. Complimentary parking is also available on-site. Call (434) 970-3267 for rates and availability.

regular center programs & activities roller skating (ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult) Have some fun and burn some energy with free roller skating at Carver. Hours: Fridays, 5pm-8pm and Sundays, 1pm-6pm Fees: Free

teen center (ages 11-17)

Provided as a free community resource, the Carver teen center is a supervised indoor space with a wide variety of table games and video games (many which focus on active movement) as well as televisions and internet access. It’s a safe and fun place for ages 11 and over to play and socialize close to home. Hours: Monday – Thursday, 5 pm – 9 pm | Friday, 5 pm - 8 pm | Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm – 6 pm Fees: Free

open basketball (ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult) Carver offers open gym time for basketball throughout the week. Each open gym basketball time slot is designated for a specific age group (all ages, adult, or family). Please check the website or parks and recreation mobile app for the most up to date schedule, as the hours change daily. Fees: Adults (18+) $2 | Youth (17 and under) Free

Art Adventures: A Preschool Open Studio (ages 1-6)

This open studio uses traditional and non-traditional media to explore projects based on monthly themes and inspired by the interests of the children. This drop-in class is designed to encourage students to learn through play and sensory experience as they create small and large works, exercising fine and gross motor skills. Hours: Mondays and Thursdays, 10:00am-11:30am, Jan 9 - May 18 Daily Drop-in Fee: $7

parent & me playgroup (ages: 0-5 years)

Have fun and make new friends during our indoor play time in the gym. There will be toys, mats, and props available for children to explore freely and play with others. Active parental supervision is required. Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays, 10am-12pm, Jan 2 - May 26 Fees: $3 per child/ per visit


smith aquatic & fitness center

1000-A Cherry Avenue | (434) 970-3072

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parks & recreation scholarship program ELIGIBILITY The scholarship program is available to City of Charlottesville Residents Only. Eligibility for a scholarship is based upon gross annual income and household size. Proper documentation must be submitted in order to be considered for eligibility. If the applicant does not have the required documentation then they must have income verified by the City of Charlottesville, Department of Social Services using their standard income verification processes and methods. Children who are under the custody of the City of Charlottesville, Department of Social Services are also eligible.

BENEFITS Recreational Classes, Programs and Camps The Parks & Recreation scholarship provides a 25% - 90% discount for recreational classes, programs and camps on a sliding scale based on gross annual income and household size.

Recreation Centers and Pools The Parks & Recreation scholarship provides a 25% - 90% discount for passes only to Carver Recreation Center, Key Recreation Center, Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center, Onesty Family Aquatic Center and Washington Park Pool on a sliding scale based on gross annual income and household size. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE & INCOME DOCUMENTATION In order to be considered for a Parks & Recreation scholarship a signed application with the following documentation must be submitted: • Proof of City Residency • Signed waiver to obtain financial information from the Department of Social Services or a signed copy of the applicant’s current U.S. Federal Income Tax return

HOW TO APPLY For the complete scholarship rules, eligibility, benefits and application process, visit www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec or stop by any Parks & Recreation facility and pick up a copy of the scholarship application. Applications can be submitted in-person at any Parks & Recreation facility, online or by mail. For more information, please call (434) 970-3260.


inclement weather policy For inclement weather notifications, please use the following resources:

IF CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS DO NOT DISMISS EARLY, BUT CANCEL ALL AFTER SCHOOL AND EVENING ACTIVITIES. All Parks and Recreation programs, classes,

• Web: www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec

events and rentals will end at 5 pm. All Parks & Recreation facilities & offices will close at 5 pm.

• Facebook: www.facebook.com/charlottesvilleparksandrecreation • Twitter: www.twitter.com/CvilleRec

IF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE CLOSES FOR BUSINESS: All

• Inclement Weather Hotline: (434) 970-3593

Parks and Recreation programs, classes, events and rentals are cancelled. All Parks & Recreation facilities & offices will be closed for the duration that the City of closed for business.

• Parks & Rec Mobile App (free): Available for Android and Apple In weather-related emergencies, City Parks and Recreation programs, events, classes and rentals at Parks and Recreation facilities and parks will be cancelled based upon the closing decision of City of Charlottesville Public Schools. When a weather emergency occurs on a holiday and/or when schools are not in session, the City’s Communications Office will give information regarding Departmental cancellations and closings to the news media. Charlottesville Parks & Recreation reserves the right to cancel or close in advance of City of Charlottesville Public Schools should weather and public safety conditions warrant. Parks & Recreation also reserves the right to modify operations based on its own public safety assessment (unless the City is officially closed). IN THE CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, SEE BELOW TO SEE HOW YOUR CLASS OR ACTIVITY WILL BE AFFECTED:

IN THE EVENT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER WHEN CITY SCHOOLS ARE NOT IN SESSION OR A NON-SCHOOL DAY; The Parks and

Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel programs and close facilities should weather conditions warrant. Notifications of cancellations and closings will be made through the City’s Office of Communications and will be on the City web site. Cancellation and closing information will also be posted to the Department Weather Line: 434-970-3593. RESCHEDULING OF CANCELLED PROGRAMS, CLASSES, EVENTS AND RENTALS: Every effort will be made to reschedule

cancelled programs. Scheduling of makeup dates and times will be provided at the next regularly scheduled class session. Should makeup programs not be scheduled, participants will be provided a pro-rated refund. Rescheduling of rentals can be coordinated by contacting the Department at 434-970-3260. If no rescheduled date can be arranged, refunds of fees will be provided.

IF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED ALL DAY: All registered programs and events are

cancelled. Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center will operate from 10 am – 5 pm. Key Recreation Center will operate from Noon – 5 pm. All other facilities are closed. Private rentals may occur at Carver, Smith or Key during the modified hours at the renter’s discretion. IF THE CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPENS TWO HOURS LATE: All Parks and Recreation programs, classes,

events and rentals beginning before 10 am are cancelled; those beginning at 10 am or later will operate as scheduled. All Parks & Recreation facilities and offices will be open for normal business hours except for Carver Recreation Center and Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center which will open at 10 am. IF CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSES TWO HOURS EARLY: All Parks and Recreation programs, classes, events

and rentals beginning after Noon are cancelled; those beginning before Noon will operate as scheduled. All Parks & Recreation facilities and offices will close at 5 pm.

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how to register online

FAST, SECURE, AVAILABLE 24/7.

Registration for the Winter session begins on December 5 This applies to both Resident and Non-Residents. Please plan to register for activities/programs as early as possible. Many activities/programs fill up very quickly.

phone

A credit card (Visa/MC/Discover) is required to complete the transaction. To register online, go to www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec.

in-person

REGISTRATIONS

Registration are taken in-person at the following facilities during their normal operating hours:

mail

MAIL-IN REGISTRATIONS

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation P.O. Box 911 | Charlottesville, VA 22902

Parks & Recreation Administration Office | 501 East Main Street Carver Recreation Center | 233 4th Street, NW Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center | 1000-A Cherry Avenue

Residency Status and Discounts: The Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Department provides discounts for a variety of its recreational activities and programs to residents of the City of Charlottesville. Parks and Recreation routinely checks accounts for the verification of residency in the City of Charlottesville. Payment Methods: Full payment for programs and services must be made at the time of registration. The City accepts cash, checks or credit cards (Visa/MasterCard/Discover) for all registration payments. Please note which form of payment is acceptable for the method of registration you choose. Checks must be made payable to City of Charlottesville. Scholarships: Charlottesville Parks & Recreation offers scholarships to City Residents. Scholarship discounts range from 25% - 90% on a sliding scale based upon your gross annual income. Discounts are available for most, but not all Parks & Recreation programs and services. For more information or to obtain and application, please call 434.970.3260. Registration Confirmation: Once your registration is processed a receipt will be e-mailed or mailed to you to confirm your enrollment. If you do not receive a receipt, please call 434.970.3260. Waiting List Procedure: Waiting lists are a source of contact and do not guarantee class placement or telephone call back. You will be notified of vacant class space availability as cancellations and/or additional classes are made available. When you add your name to a class waiting list it does not limit you from registering for any other open class. There is no charge to be added to the waiting list. Late Registration: Late registration will be accepted before the second class session begins. After the second session of the program, no registration will be accepted. Individuals registering late will be required to pay the total fee. Program fees will not be prorated. Cancellation Policy: (Due to lack of enrollment) If the program does not have a sufficient number of participants registered by 3 working days before the first session, the program may be cancelled by Parks & Recreation staff. Program Refund Policy: 1. If the program is cancelled by Parks & Recreation staff, a refund for the FULL amount will issued via the customer's choice of refund options (see below). 2. If an individual chooses to cancel their enrollment in a program, the following rules shall apply: a) If the cancellation is requested at least 5 business days prior to the 1st class date, a refund for the full amount will be issued via the customer's choice of refund options (see below). b) If the cancellation is requested less than 5 business days prior to the 1st class date or is made after the 1st class date but prior to the 2nd class date, a household credit only will be issued in the amount that the customer paid for the program. c) If the cancellation is requested after the beginning of the 2nd class date of the program, no refunds or credits will be issued. Refund options: a) Household Credit- Household credits can be used towards the payment of future Parks & Recreation classes, programs, passes and facility rentals. The credit will remain on your account for 1 year from the date of issuance. Any unused credits after 1 year will be refunded via check to the address on file. b) Check Refund- If the customer paid by cash or check and would like a check issued from the City Finance Department. A check will be issued within 3 weeks. c) Credit Card Refund- If the customer paid by credit card, they can have the refund applied to the credit card that was used during the registration. Credits may take 3-5 business days to appear on customer's statements after processing. The City of Charlottesville does not refund cash.


Great Options to Learn and Play the Game of Golf at Meadowcreek! Individual Lessons:

Take a private lesson with our PGA Director of Instruction. 45 minutes: $70 | ½ hour: $40 5 Lesson Package available for the price of 4

Group Lessons:

Memberships:

Meadowcreek offers a variety of membership options including unlimited, weekday and seniors. Add a cart to your membership as well as pay in monthly installments. Call for details.

If you have friends or other golfers you know, 2017 Rates: you can take a private, 1 hour group lesson. $70 for 18 Holes Greens Fee the first student and $20 each additional person.

Clinics:

Various clinics will be offered periodically throughout the season. Please call for dates. $20 per student for the 45 minute clinic.

Get Golf Ready (Beginner Classes) Five 1 hour group lessons for $99 For the first time player. Includes range balls, instruction, golf course fees, and rental clubs if needed. Class size will be limited to a student to teacher ratio of 6:1.

Cart Fee

Weekend (Sat-Sun) $29.00 & Holidays

$18.00

Weekday (Mon-Fri) $24.00

$18.00

9 Holes

Cart Fee

Greens Fee

Weekend (Sat-Sun) $20.00 & Holidays

$11.00

Weekday (Mon-Fri) $16.00

$11.00

outdoors


aquatics aquatics staff Aquatic Manager: Phillip Seay, 970 - 3083 Assistant Aquatics Operations Manager: Algreatus Batton, 970 - 3567 Aquatic Maintenance Manager: Kevin Imbert, 977 – 0601 Aquatic Assistant Maintenance: Matt Jackson, 977 - 0601 Aquatic Program Manager: Linda Austin, 970 – 3073 Aquatic Instructional Supervisor: Andrea Ross, 970 – 3073 [City Swordfish Head Coach] Recreation Specialist: Tracy Marshall, 970 - 3567

pool closings and holiday hours Saturday, December 24 facility closes at 4pm Smith AFC will be closed Sunday, December 25, 2016 Saturday, December 31 facility closes at 4pm Smith AFC will be closed Sunday, January 1, 2017

hours and fees For Lap Swim, Recreational Swim or Pool Fee information please visit our website: at www.charlottesville.org


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

city of charlottesville swimming/aquatic facilities Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center 1000 Cherry Ave – Building A 970 - 3072 (Open Year Round)

For Lap Swim, Recreational Swim or Pool Fee information please visit our website: www.charlottesville.org

Thunder/Lightening or Pool Contamination Policy If we experience thunder, lightning, or contamination, the pool will be evacuated until it is safe for patrons to re-enter. Upon the sight of lightning or the hearing of thunder, the pool will be cleared for 30 minutes. Additionally, no new patrons will be admitted into the pool until our severe weather break has expired. During thunderstorms, patrons are not permitted in the pool and should not take showers for at least 30 minutes after the last lightning is seen and thunder is heard. For pool contamination; patrons will be cleared from the pool area for the appropriate period of time designated by the Center for Disease Control [CDC].

Swim Lesson Registration Information Partial scholarships are available for city residents. Swimming class size is limited. Register early! Winter Registration begins December 5, 2016 - Monday. This includes mail-in, walk-in, phone-in with credit card only, and online registration at https://webtrac.charlottesville.org. •

Be sure to register your child for the appropriate level based on the class description and age requirement; please read all information carefully. If you have a question as to the appropriate level for your child, please call the Aquatics Program Manager listed or the pool at which you wish to take classes.

Class enrollment is provided on a first-come, first served basis. Individuals will be notified if they do not make a class enrollment or if the requested class has been cancelled. Registrations are accepted up until the start time of the second scheduled class; registration will not be accepted after this time. Please consult with the schedule or the Aquatic Program Manager for questions and concerns.

Registering for multiple sessions: Children often require more than one session to master the skills needed to proceed to the next level. We recommend registering swimmers for the same level if registering for two concurrent sessions. A participant may be moved to a more advanced level at the discretion of the swim lesson coordinator.

Walk-in, mail-in and phone-in (credit card only) registrations for swim programs are also accepted at our Downtown office, 501 East Main Street (970-3260). However, mail-in registrations are processed at the end of each business day. You or your child may be closed out of classes that fill up quickly.

Mail to:

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Aquatics Division P.O. BOX 911 Charlottesville, VA 22902

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Parent & Infant/Toddler—Learn-to-Swim Classes (Ages 6 months to 3 years) American Red Cross Parent & Infant/Toddler Aquatics is designed to orient young children to the water and prepare them to learn to swim in the American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics. It is not designed to teach children to become good swimmers or even to survive in the water on their own. These classes give parents safety information and teach techniques to help them orient their children to the water and to provide direction regarding how to supervise water activities in a responsible manner. This program is a bonding experience that will fill instructors, parents, and children with wonderful lifelong memories.

starfish level 1 Parents are taught to safely work with their child in the water, including how to support & hold their child, to prepare and encourage full participation and try new skills. Water safety topics are introduced and directed to parents. Goals consist of basic water skills to help lay the foundation for learning to swim. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210101-01 210101-02 210101-03 210101-04

0.5-1.50 0.5-1.50 0.5-1.50 0.5-1.50

Sa Tu,Th Sa Tu,Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 11-May 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:30-1:00 pm 4:00-4:30 pm 12:30-1:00 pm 12:00-12:30 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

starfish level 2 Starfish Level 2 builds on the skills introduced in Starfish Level 1. Participants improve on these skills and learn more advanced skills in Starfish Level 2. Water Safety topics are introduced and directed to parents. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210102-01 210102-02 210102-03 210102-04 210102-05

1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3

Sa Tu,Th Sa M,W Tu,Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 10-May 3 Apr 11-May 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

11:30-12:00 pm 11:30-12:00 pm 11:30-12:00 pm 5:30-6:00 pm 11:00-11:30 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

Preschool —Learn-to-Swim Classes (Ages 3 to 5 years) American Red Cross Preschool Aquatics teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. It is composed of 3 levels. The objective is to start teaching fundamental water safety and aquatic skills in a positive learning environment.

sting ray level 1 Can leave parents willingly. Follow direction in a group setting. First class without a parent, no prerequisites required. Goal is to help children fell comfortable & enjoy the water safely. Introduction of elementary aquatic skills and develop good attitudes & safe practices around the water.

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

210104-01 210104-02 210104-03 210104-04 210104-05 210104-06 210104-07 210104-08 210104-09

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

Sa Sa M-Th M,W Tu,Th Sa Sa Tu,Th M-Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Feb 20-Mar 2 Mar 6-Mar 29 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 11-May 4 May 8-May 18

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:30 am 10:00-10:30 am 3:15-3:45 pm 3:30-4:00 pm 12:00-12:30 pm 9:00-9:30 am 10:00-10:30 am 3:30-4:00 pm 3:30-4:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

Preschool —Learn-to-Swim Classes (Ages 3 to 5 years) sting ray level 2 Sting Ray Level 1 certificate preferred or must be able to demonstrate Sting Ray Level 1 exit skills. Goal is to build on Level 1 skills and enjoy success with fundamental skills. Learn to float on back unsupported, recover to a vertical position, explore simultaneous & alternating arm and leg actions on front & back, build foundation for future strokes. Self-help and basic rescue skills.

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210105-01 210105-02 210105-03 210105-04 210105-05 210105-06 210105-07 210105-08 210105-09 210105-10

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

Sa Sa M-Th Tu,Th Tu,Th Sa Sa M,W Tu,Th M-Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Feb 20-Mar 2 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 10-May 3 Apr 11-May 4 May 8-May 18

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:30-10:00 am 10:30-11:00 am 5:15-5:45 pm 12:30-1:00 pm 3:30-4:00 pm 9:30-10:00 am 10:30-11:00 am 3:30-4:00 pm 11:30-12:00 pm 5:30-6:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

sting ray level 3 Sting Ray Level 2 certificate preferred or can demonstrate Sting Ray Level 2 exit skills. Goal is to build on Level 2 skills by providing additional guided practice. Learn to effectively coordinate combined simultaneous arm and leg actions, alternating arm & leg actions and safety skills. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210106-01 210106-02 210106-03 210106-04 210106-05 210106-06

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

Sa M,W Tu,Th Sa Tu,Th Tu,Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 6-Mar 29 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 11-May 4 Apr 11-May 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:00-12:30 pm 4:45-5:15 pm 4:30-5:00 pm 12:00-12:30 pm 12:30-1:00 pm 4:00-4:30 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

** Upon completion of Sting Ray Level 3 participants are ready to advance to Level 3**

American Red Cross—Learn to Swim Classes (Ages 5 to 17 years) The 5 levels of Learn to Swim instruction help swimmers of all ages and varying abilities develop their swimming and water safety skills. It is designed to give students a positive learning experience. American Red Cross Learn to Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression.

level 1-intro to water skills Participants continue to build on as they progress through the Learn to Swim program. Building confidence in the water and positive attitudes, effective swimming habits and safe practices in and around the water.

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210201-01 210201-02 210201-03 210201-04 210201-05

5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17

Sa M-Th M,W Sa M,W

Jan 14-Mar 4 Feb 20-Mar 2 Mar 6-Mar 29 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 10-May 3

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 3:45-4:30 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

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American Red Cross—Learn to Swim Classes (Ages 5 to 17 years) level 2 - fundamental water skills The objective of Learn to Swim Level 2 is to give participants success with fundamental skills. This level marks the beginning of true locomotion skills. Participants learn to glide and float without support and recover to a vertical position. Participants further develop simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back, laying the foundation for future strokes. New water safety topics are introduced, and previously acquired water safety knowledge and skills are reinforced.

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210202-01 210202-02 210202-03 210202-04 210202-05 210202-06

5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17

Sa M-Th M,W Sa M,W M-Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Feb 20-Mar 2 Mar 6-Mar 29 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 10-May 3 May 8-May 18

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:45-10:30 am 4:30-5:15 pm 5:15-6:00 pm 9:45-10:30 am 4:45-5:30 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

level 3 - stroke development The objectives of Learn to Swim Level 3 are to expand proficiency of previously learned skills by providing additional guided practice. Participants learn and practice survival floating and learn to swim front crawl and elementary backstroke at rudimentary proficiency levels. The introduction of scissors and dolphin kicks and extending the times for treading water. Participants also learn rules for headfirst entries and begin to learn to enter the water headfirst form a seated position at poolside. Water safety topics are included. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210203-01 210203-02 210203-03 210203-04 210203-05

5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17 5-17

Sa Tu,Th Sa Tu,Th M-Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 7-Mar 30 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 11-May 4 May 8-May 18

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:30-11:15 am 5:00-5:45 pm 10:30-11:15 am 4:30-5:15 pm 4:45-5:30 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

level 4 - stroke improvement The objectives of Learn to Swim Level 4 are to improve their aquatic skills and increase their endurance by swimming the strokes learned in Level 3 for greater distances and with more advanced proficiency. Participants add arm actions to the previously learned scissors kick and breaststroke kick to perform the rudimentary sidestroke and to learn the breaststroke. Participants also begin to learn the back crawl and butterfly, as well as the basics of performing a simple open turn at a wall. Water Safety topics are included. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210204-01 210204-02 210204-03

5-17 5-17 5-17

Sa Sa Tu,Th

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8 Apr 11-May 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

11:30 am-12:15 pm 11:30 am-12:15 pm 5:15-6:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

FEE (R/NR) $49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

level 5 - stroke refinement The objectives of Learn to Swim Level 5 are to refine their performance of all six strokes [front crawl, back crawl, butterfly, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sides stroke] and increase the distances that they swim. Participants also learn to perform flip turns on the front and back. Water Safety skills are included. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210205-01 210205-02

5-17 5-17

Sa Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:15-1:00 pm 12:15-1:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

Private Lessons One-on-one 30 minute swim instruction for youth and adults. Good for beginner to intermediate swimming levels.

30 MINUTES

1 STUDENT (PRIVATE)

2 STUDENTS (SEMI PRIVATE)

3 STUDENTS (SEMI PRIVATE)

1 Lesson

Residents - $27 Non Residents - $35

Residents - $43 Non Residents - $49

Residents - $60 Non Residents - $72

5 Lessons

Residents - $128 Non Residents - $152

Residents - $188 Non Residents - $200

Residents - $246 Non Residents - $264

10 Lessons

Residents - $256 Non Residents - $304

Residents - $359 Non Residents - $385

Residents - $489 Non Residents - $510

Please contact the Aquatics Program Manager Linda Austin @ 970 - 3073 or austinl@charlottesville.org for more details. Instructors: Tracy Marshall, Lindsay Mitchell, Madeleine Deighan & Roberta Cook

Youth Aquatic Teams and Prep Programs city swordfish swim team Head Coach: Assistant Coaches: Volunteers:

Andrea Ross Ashley Huang, Keely Weise, Noah Sheffield, Althea Laughon-Worrell, Parker Sullivan, Kayleigh Jumper, Emma Hendrix & Angie Fernandez Lauren Dugger, Zoe Moreland, Riley Gonzalez

COST:

Residents $60/Non Residents $85

REGISTRATION IS ACCEPTED ONLY AT SMITH AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER [1000 A Cherry Ave] The City Swordfish Winter/Spring program is open to 2016 Summer registered Swordfish participants ages 5 – 18 ONLY. Walk-in or call in registrations for City Swordfish swim team are accepted at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center ONLY; questions or concerns should be addressed to Linda Austin [Aquatic Program Manager]. For participants interested in competitive training please see our Junior Flippers program. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210701-01 210701-02 210701-03 210701-04

11-18 4-10 4-18 4-18

Sa Sa Tu Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 14-May 9 Apr 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

8:00-9:00 am 9:00-10:00 am 6:00-7:00 pm 9:00-10:00 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$60/$85 $60/$85 $60/$85 $60/$85

Mighty Mite Prep Program The Mighty Mites program is a preparatory program for future participation on the City Swim Team. Children who can’t swim the entire length on their front and back are good candidates for this program. Each Level builds on one another, until the child can swim the length of the pool on their front and back independently qualifying for the City Swim team. If you are not interested in joining the City Swordfish Swim team, please look into our American Red Cross swim classes. Mighty Mite Coaches: Mighty Mite Aide:

Andrea Ross and Coaches Parker Sullivan, Kayleigh Jumper, Althea Laughon-Worrell, Lauren Dugger and Zoe Mooreland

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Mighty Mite Prep Program mighty mites 1 The Mighty Mite program is a preparatory program for future participation on the City Swim team. Children 4 - 8 who can't put their faces into the water easily. Learn to float on fronts and backs, torpedoes, streamline position & drafting on front and back. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

210702-01 210702-02 210702-03

4-8 4-8 4-8

Sa Tu Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 14-May 9 Apr 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

11:00-11:30 am 5:00-5:30 pm 11:00-11:30 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

mighty mites 2 The Mighty Mite program is a preparatory program for future participation on the City Swim team. Preferred completion of Mighty Mites 1. Emphasis on developing strokes and swimming 5 - 10 yards on front & back, with breathing. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210703-01 210703-02 210703-03

4-8 4-8 4-8

Sa Tu Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 14-May 9 Apr 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:30-11:00 am 5:30-6:00 pm 10:30-11:00 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

mighty mites 3 The Mighty Mite program is a preparatory program for future participation on the City Swim team. Preferred completion of Mighty Mites 2. Emphasis on developing strokes and passing the swim test for City Swim Team. One length on front with breathing and one length on back. Candidates who successfully complete Mighty Mite 3 program with confirmation from Andrea Ross [Head Coach] may join the City Swordfish swim team. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210704-01 210704-02 210704-03

4-8 4-8 4-8

Sa Tu Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 14-May 9 Apr 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-10:30 am 6:00-6:30 pm 10:00-10:30 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76

Don’t Just Count your Laps Make Every Lap Count Competitive swim clinic

Ages: 8 – 18

*Sign up today – limited space available! Come join us for our competitive swim clinic – ALL JSL swimmers welcome! We will work on all 4 competitive strokes: Back, Breast, Freestyle and Butterfly. Turns:

Flip turns [Free & Back], Breast stroke pullouts, and Butterfly turns.

Drills:

The structured sequence of drills to achieve a better competitive overall stroke

*Work on the age group leaps from swimming a 25 meter race to a 50 meter race OR a 50 meter race to a 100 meter race and for all of our older swimmers from a 100 meter race to a 200 meter race. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210706-01

8-18

Sa

Jan 7

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00 – 11:00am

Smith AFC

$20/$30


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

Don’t Just Count your Laps Make Every Lap Count junior flippers Ages: 8 – 18 This class is geared toward participants interested in strength, interval training and building endurance in all four competitive strokes. Participants will work on transitions between strokes, flip turns, pull outs, and diving through drills and repetition. Great for youth triathletes, JSL summer league swimmers and future 2017 Summer City Swordfish swimmers. • Must be able to swim 50 yards freestyle and 50 yards backstroke continuously • Must be able to tread water for 1 minute • Must be 8 years old by the first day of class

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

210303-01 210303-02

8-18 8-18

Sa Sa

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 18-May 13 Apr 8

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

7:00-8:00 am 8:00-9:00 am

Smith AFC Smith AFC

$100/$120 $100/$120

Red Cross Training Courses (Ages 15+) red cross lifeguarding course (blended learning)

$255

For Lifeguard candidates without their current lifeguard certification. This class is a blended learning program requiring time at home to complete online assignments. Participants can expect to spend approximately 4-6 hours of time to complete online portion. All ONLINE assignments must be completed prior to the first in class session. Students successfully completing the course will receive Standard First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate. (Valid for 2 years) Precourse Swim Test: • Swim 300 yards continuously [freestyle and breaststroke] • Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. • Must be 15 years old by the last day of class • Cannot miss class *Should a candidate fail to successfully complete the Precourse swim test, a refund can be issued minus the Pre-course swim test cost of $75. Students successfully completing the course will receive Standard First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/lifeguard and American Red Cross Lifeguard 2 year certificate. Bring to class: • Swim suit • Towels [multiple] • Paper, pencil, highlighter or notebook • CPR mask [may be purchased for $15] • Copy of completed online assignments PAYMENT OF THE COURSE FEE AND PARTICIPATION IN CLASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE CERTIFICATION. STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ALL COURSE OBJECTIVES IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED. 

** Requests for make-up classes due to personal conflicts will not be honored, students are required to attend all class sessions**

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Red Cross Training Courses (Ages 15+) red cross lifeguarding course

$255

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

210601-01

15+

PRETEST

Friday

Jan 13

5:30 – 6:30pm

Crow Indoor pool

IN CLASS

Sat/Sun

Jan 21,22,28

1:00 – 9:00pm

Crow Indoor pool

210601-02

15 +

DATES TIME LOCATION

PRETEST

Friday

Feb 24

5:30 – 6:30pm

Crow Indoor pool

IN CLASS

Sat/Sun

Mar 4, 5, 11

1:00 – 9:00pm

Crow Indoor pool

210601-03

PRETEST

Friday

Mar 3

5:30 – 6:30pm

Crow Indoor pool

IN CLASS

Sun

Mar 12,19,26

1:00 – 9:00pm

Crow Indoor pool

210601-04

PRETEST

Thursday

Mar 30

6:00 – 7:00pm

*Smith AFC

IN CLASS

Wed/Thur/Fri

Apr 5, 6, 7

10:00a – 6:00pm

Crow Indoor pool

15 +

15 +

red cross lifeguarding: review course

$180

For Lifeguard candidates who possess a current certification or have expired within 1 month of the start date of each class. All participants are required to provide current or expired certification cards the first day of class. The purpose of the Review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal class setting. The format optimizes a candidate’s ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations. The responsibility for preparing for the final written exam is shared by the instructor and the candidate. Candidates should be prepared to watch videos, review all required skills, and be prepared to take written and physical exam. Minimum age of 15. Precourse Swim Test: • Swim 300 yards continuously; 100 freestyle, 100 breaststroke and 100 combination free/breast. • Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds. • Must be 15 years old by the last day of class • Cannot miss class *Should a candidate fail to successfully complete the Precourse swim test, a refund can be issued minus the Pre-course swim test cost of $75. Students successfully completing the course will receive Standard First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/lifeguard and American Red Cross Lifeguard 2 year certificate. Bring to class: • Red Cross Lifeguarding book • Swim suit • Towels [multiple] • Paper, pencil, highlighter or notebook • CPR mask [may be purchased for $15] PAYMENT OF THE COURSE FEE AND PARTICIPATION IN CLASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE CERTIFICATION. STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ALL COURSE OBJECTIVES IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED. 

** Requests for make-up classes due to personal conflicts will not be honored, students are required to attend all class sessions** ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

210604-01 210604-02 210604-03

15-99 15-99 15-99

M,Su Sa,Su Tu,Th

Dec 18-Dec 19 May 13-May 14 May 16-May 18

TIME

LOCATION

1:00-9:00 pm 1:30-9:30 pm 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Crow Pool Crow Pool Crow Pool


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

Red Cross Training Courses (Ages 15+) water safety instructor course

$275 (R/NR)

This Red Cross certificate will enable instructors to teach the Red Cross Learn to Swim program; including Parent Child Aquatics, Preschool Level 1 – 3, Levels 1 – 5, and Water Safety presentations. Prerequisites • Be at least 16 years of age by the last scheduled session of the instructor course; • Successfully complete the Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) self-study course and in water requirements [FIT must be completed by the start time of the third scheduled class] To • • • •

receive the instructor course completion certificate, the instructor candidate must: Successfully complete the Water Safety Instructor pre-course session. Attend and successfully participate in all course sessions. Successfully complete one practice-teaching assignment. Pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent or better (40 correct answers out of 50 questions).

PAYMENT OF THE COURSE FEE AND PARTICIPATION IN CLASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE CERTIFICATION. STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ALL COURSE OBJECTIVES IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED. 

** Requests for make-up classes due to personal conflicts will not be honored, students are required to attend all class sessions** ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210609-01

16-99

Su

Apr 23-May 14

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

9:00am-7:00 pm

Crow Pool

FEE (R/NR)

Adult Water Aerobics h2o basics i Shallow-aqua aerobics emphasizing cardiovascular conditioning and strengthening using water resistance. Swimming proficiency is not required.

senior splash Shallow-aqua aerobics promoting aerobic fitness, strength, and flexibility using water resistant exercises. Swimming proficiency is not required.

off the deep end Deep-water aerobics featuring buoyancy/resistance equipment designed to increase flexibility, strength, endurance, aerobic conditioning, balance, and motor coordination in a non-impact environment. Swimming proficiency is advised. NOTE: New class members please arrive early on your first visit for proper fitting of equipment.

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Adult Water Aerobics high gear I & II Moderate to advanced toning and cardio classes, utilizing forward/backward lateral and up\down movements, designed to build muscle strength and cardio endurance in a low impact environment.

h2o power hour An excellent water workout that goes to the limit! A fun, energizing hour of calorie burning, high intensity-low impact H2O aerobics, featuring stretching, burst movements and water based kickboxing movements. A great way to stay\get in shape. Come give it a try.

deep water aqua-blast A moderate to high intensity water workout, utilizing intervals of high-energy aerobic movements, mixed with light to moderate movements involving cardio, toning and stretching.

arthritis foundation aquatic program This program was created for people with arthritis to keep joints flexible, muscles strong and to help reduce pain associated with arthritis. Complete Aerobic Schedules and pool entry fees are available online at: http://www.charlottesville.org or at pool sites

Adult Aquatic Classes beginner This swim class is geared toward Adults 18+ years with little to no experience. This class will help build confidence in the water, learn introductory skills such as, blowing bubbles, float and kick on front and back with support, breath control, underwater swimming and intro to arm action. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210401-01 210401-02

18-99 18-99

Su Su

Feb 12-Mar 19 Apr 9-May 7

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:00-1:00 pm 12:00-1:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76

intermediate This class is geared toward intermediate swimmers ages 18 + years. Swimmers must be able to swim 1/2 the length of the pool on their front and 1/2 on their back [10 - 15 yards]. This class will help with stroke development, endurance and the introduction of resting strokes [breaststroke and elementary backstroke].

NEW

ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

210403-01 210403-02 210403-03

18-99 18-99 18-99

Su Tu Su

Feb 12-Mar 19 Mar 14 - Apr 25 Apr 4 Apr 9-May 21 Apr 16

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

1:00-2:00 pm 7:00-8:00 pm 1:00-2:00 pm

Smith AFC Smith AFC Smith AFC

$49/$76 $49/$76 $49/$76


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

Eggstravaganza Join us for a fun-filled egg hunt.

Saturday, April 8th at Charlottesville High School STARTS PROMPTLY AT 10AM! Ages 12 and under will be divided on fields by ages (1-3), (4-7), and (8-12).

Questions? (434) 970-3260 Don’t forget your basket! SPONSORED BY:

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athletics Athletics Program Manager: Avery Watkins, 434.970.3271, watkinsa@charlottesville.org

athletics staff

Weather Hotline: 434.970.3593

tennis tennis family friendly quickstart Ages 3-6: This fun, low-key class has parents on court with their children participating in fun games and drills. The family will learn to have fun together in a productive and loving atmosphere using the "Matilda Blue" QuickStart methodology. (36 foot court, red foam and red felt ball) Instructor: Christopher "Cubby" Cubbage ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220306-02

3-6

Sa

Jan 7-Feb 18

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-10:00 am

Carver Rec

$40/$52

quick start tennis "kids club" clinic Ages 7-10: This, "play based" program will provide each participant a basic understanding of how the game is played, while also developing a solid understanding of stroke skills and point play strategies. (60-foot court, orange ball) Instructor: Christopher "Cubby" Cubbage ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220305-01

7-10

Sa

Jan 7-Feb 18

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-11:00 am

Carver Rec

$40/$52

"cubby's crew" toddlers Ages 1-4: This 45 - minute class is designed to nurture a child's coordination, creativity, and athletic ability in a fun, interactive parentchild learning environment. Parent and child are encouraged to interact with each other as well as the other classmates. The class with feature movement/ recreation based games and drills in a low stress, 100% fun atmosphere that will set the foundation for a lifetime of health and active living. Instructor: Christopher "Cubby" Cubbage ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

220206-01 220206-02

1 - 2 3 - 4

Tu Tu

Jan 3-Feb 7 Jan 3-Feb 7

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$40/$52 $40/$52

pickleball Pickleball is a Fun and energetic sport that combines elements of Tennis & Badminton. Can Play indoors or Outdoors. Come play and learn about the skills, rules and just have fun while getting a workout. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

16-99 16-99

M M

16-99 16-99

Tu Tu

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

Jan 9-Feb 13 Feb 20-Mar 27

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Key Rec Key Rec

$25/$35 $25/$35

Jan 10-Feb 14 Feb 21-Mar 28

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Key Rec Key Rec

$25/$35 $25/$35

INTRO

260502-01 260502-02 INTERMEDIATE

260502-03 260502-04


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

sports soccer parent and me Enjoy a morning of soccer with your little one! This class is hands on for caregivers, so be ready to stretch and move. Your child will learn the basic soccer skills in a fun and supportive environment. This is an introductory level classes. This class is designed to help improve balance, coordination and build teamwork! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220312-1 220312-3 220312-2 220312-4

2-3 3-5 2-3 3-5

M M M M

Jan 9-Feb 13 Jan 9-Feb 13 Feb 20-Mar 27 Feb 20-Mar 27

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$40/$52 $40/$52 $40/$52 $40/$52

basketball parent and me This parent and me development program is a proven instructional program that prepares children ages 3-5 for the world of organized sports without the threat of competition or fear of getting hurt. Parents work with their children in a supportive environment to learn all the basic skills. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220314-1 220314-2 220314-3

3-5 3-5 3-5

W,Th W,Th W,Th

Jan 11-Jan 26 Feb 1-Feb 16 Feb 22-Mar 9

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 9:00-9:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$40/$52 $40/$52 $40/$52

softball - adult Leagues are organized on several different skill levels for men, and co-rec teams. The seasons last from April - July and August - October. Organize a team of 10-15 players and register in March for Spring/Summer League or mid-July for Fall League at the Recreation Office located at 501 E. Main St. For additional info, call 970-3271.

volleyball - adult Charlottesville Parks & Recreation offers competitive volleyball on several levels for men (Thursdays), women (Mondays) and corec (Wednesday) teams. To join, organize a team of at least six players and sign up at the Recreation office during the following months: May (summer), August (fall), November (winter), and February (spring). For additional info, call 970-3271.

senior softball Seniors 55+ are invited to play each week.  The senior softball program meets on Tuesday and Thursday beginning in April at Darden Towe Park around 9:00 a.m. and play until noon.  For more information, contact Larry Stremikis at 434-328-2420

flag football The City of Charlottesville will be starting an NFL Youth Flag Football league for children ages 6- 9 in the Spring of 2017! Teams will be formed by the recreation department and divided into two divisions: ages 6-7 and 8-9. Practice days will vary by team. League games will be played on Saturday. Open to city residents and non-residents. Don't miss out on this new league!

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enrichment enrichment staff

Program Manager: Mindy Dodge, (434) 970-3572, dodgem@charlottesville.org Recreation Specialist: Sean Kunst, (434) 970-3086, kunsts@charlottesville.org

gymnastics art and tumbling

8 – 60 minute classes

We have combined two of our most popular classes; Peanut Butter & Jelly and Messes and Masterpieces. Come join us for twice the fun in this combined parent and me art and gymnastics class. Your little one will jump, roll, tumble and swing and then go play with art materials in this fun class. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220530-01 220530-02 220530-03 220530-04 220530-05 220530-06 220530-07 220530-08 220530-09 220530-10

1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3

M M Th F Sa M M Th F Sa

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 4 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-10:00 am 6:00-7:00 pm 9:00-10:00 am 10:00-11:00 am 9:00-10:00 am 9:00-10:00 am 6:00-7:00 pm 9:00-10:00 am 10:00-11:00 am 9:00-10:00 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

tumble time Does your child want to practice some of their gymnastics skills in a safe environment with an instructor, or are you just looking to try gymnastics without committing to a weekly class? Drop in to this fun Tumble Time with your child! Kids can choose what they would like to practice, and the instructor will work them on certain skills. Active parental supervision is required for children 3 and under. The $8.00 drop-in fee covers 1 hour and 15 minutes of fun and practice time in the gymnastics room. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220503-01 220503-02

1-5 1-5

W W

Mar 22-May 17 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

gymnastics for homeschoolers

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:00-1:15 pm 12:00-1:15 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$/$ $/$

8 – 60 minute classes

Children will learn basic to advance skills on a wide variety of gymnastics equipment at their own pace. Class will be taught in a positive noncompetitive environment. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220510-01 220510-02

6-12 6-12

Th Th

Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:00-12:45 pm 2:00-2:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

gymnastics peanut butter and jelly

8 – 45 minute classes

This is a fun parent and child class, designed as an intro to the elements of gymnastics. Development of coordination and balance are learned through games and play. Parents will assist their child in jumping, rolling, tumbling, swinging, and having a ton of fun! Child Led, Parent Assisted! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220501-01 220501-02 220501-03 220501-04 220501-05 220501-06 220501-07 220501-08 220501-09 220501-10 220501-11 220501-12 220501-13 220501-14 220501-15 220501-16

1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3

M M Tu Tu Tu W Th Sa M M Tu Tu Tu W Th Sa

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

NO CLASS

tumble tots I

8 – 45 minute classes

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-10:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

Children will learn the fundamentals of gymnastics on a variety of mats and equipment. They will also focus on developing strength, body awareness and confidence, all while having fun! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

220500-01 220500-02 220500-03 220500-04 220500-05 220500-06 220500-07 220500-08 220500-09 220500-10 220500-11 220500-12 220500-13 220500-14

3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-4

M M Tu W F Sa Sa M M Tu W F Sa Sa

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

11:00-11:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 1:00-1:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 1:00-1:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

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gymnastics tumble tots II

8 – 45 minute classes

An introduction course where children will learn through play, the fundamentals of tumbling and gymnastics. This class will build strength, confidence and healthy bodies, all while having fun! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220506-01 220506-02 220506-03 220506-04 220506-05 220506-06 220506-07 220506-08 220506-09 220506-10 220506-11 220506-12 220506-13 220506-14

4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5 4-5

Tu W Th Th F Sa Sa Tu W Th Th F Sa Sa

Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

tumble kids I

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 12:00-12:45 pm 2:00-2:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 12:00-12:45 pm 2:00-2:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$68 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

Children will learn skills on a wide variety of gymnastics equipment, with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, and self -confidence. All levels welcome. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220505-01 220505-02

5-6 5-6

Th Th

Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6

tumble kids II

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

Children will learn skills on a wide variety of gymnastics equipment, with an emphasis on strength, flexibility, and self -confidence. All levels welcome. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220504-01 220504-02 220504-03 220504-04 220504-05 220504-06 220504-07 220504-08 220504-09 220504-10

6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8 6-8

Tu W Th F Sa Tu W Th F Sa

Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

developmental gymnastics 1

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-6:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:00-6:15 pm

Carver Rec

$113/$147

12 – 75 minute classes

Learn the USA Gymnastics Level One required skills including vault, bars, beam and floor exercises. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220509-01

5-8

F

Jan 13-Mar 31

NO CLASS


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

gymnastics developmental gymnastics 2

12 – 90 minute classes

Learn the USA Gymnastics Level Two requirements including more in depth skills on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Participants must already have level one skills. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

220516-01

5-8

F

club elite

DATES

NO CLASS

Jan 13-Mar 31

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:30-8:00 pm

Carver Rec

$135/$176

8 – 45 minute classes

Children will learn basic to advanced gymnastics skills at their own pace. This class will also teach proper stretching, balance, and coordination to gymnasts of all levels. Class will be taught in a positive and noncompetitive environment. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

220502-01 220502-02 220502-03 220502-04 220502-05 220502-06 220502-07 220502-08

8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12 8-12

Tu W Th Sa Tu W Th Sa

club elite advanced

DATES

NO CLASS

Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 25-May 20

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

7:00-7:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 7:00-7:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 7:00-7:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 7:00-7:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $78/$60

8 – 45 minute classes

Children will learn advanced gymnastics skills at their own pace. This class will also teach proper stretching, balance, and coordination in a positive and non-competitive environment. This class is recommended for children who have successfully completed Club Elite and want to continue learning and practicing their skills. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

220512-01 220512-02

8-12 8-12

W W

DATES

NO CLASS

Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

art art and dance

8 – 60 minute classes

We have combined two of our most popular classes; Parent & Me Pre Ballet and Messes and Masterpieces. Come join us for twice the fun in this combined parent and me art and dance class. Your little one will dance and move and then go play with art materials in this fun class. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

230310-01 230310-02

2-4 2-4

Tu Tu

tiny tots messes & masterpieces

DATES

NO CLASS

Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-10:00 am 9:00-10:00 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Come and play with art materials to see the budding artist within your child. We'll finger paint, sculpt with clay, and do other projects involving painting, gluing, etc. Dress for a mess and bring a smock. Parents are welcome to participate with your child, but it is not required. Parent supervision is required for children 3 and under. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230311-01 230311-02 230311-03 230311-04 230311-05 230311-06

1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3 1-3

Tu W W Tu W W

Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

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art art adventures This open studio uses traditional and non-traditional media to explore projects based on monthly themes and inspired by the interests of the children. Children and caregivers can move through the space, visiting project stations with varied themes. This class is designed to encourage students to learn through play and sensory experience as they create small and large works, exercising fine and gross motor skills. Parent/caregiver supervision is required. Fee covers 8 visits or there is a drop-in fee of $7. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

230308-01

1-6

M,Th

Jan 9-May 18

Jan 16,Feb 20,Apr 3

10:00-11:30 am

Carver Rec

$48/$6

readiculous

8 – 45 minute classes

Have you ever tasted monkey pudding? Would you touch slime? Can you paint with your toes? Each class begins with a fun read-aloud and ends with a related project, which may be edible, artsy or down right goopy, come join the FUN! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230314-01 230314-02 230314-03 230314-04

1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3

Th F Th F

Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7

sensory explorers

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Does your child head straight to the sensory table in art class? If so, this class is perfect for you! Bring your little one to get their hands dirty and feed their senses by exploring different textures and materials from couscous to pudding to moon dough and more! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230319-01 230319-02 230319-03 230319-04

1-5 1-5 1-5 1-5

W F W F

Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 13-Mar 3 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 10

art in the park

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Join us at Greenleaf Park's Pavilion for an outdoor art class just for preschoolers. We will paint with our hands and feet, make a collaborative mural, and much more! Come dressed to get wet and make a mess! This class meets rain or shine, parental supervision is required. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

230307-01 230307-02 230307-03

1.5-5 1.5-5 1.5-5

Tu W Sa

Mar 21-May 16 Mar 22-May 17 Mar 25-May 20

Apr 4 Apr 5 Apr 15

10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Greenleaf Park Greenleaf Park Greenleaf Park

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

messes and masterpieces

8 – 45 minute classes

Come and play with art materials to see the budding artist within your child. We'll finger paint, sculpt with clay, and do other projects involving painting, gluing, etc. Dress for a mess and bring a smock. Parents are welcome to participate with your child, but it is not required. Parent supervision is required for children 3 and under. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

230315-01 230315-02 230315-03 230315-04 230315-06 230315-05

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

M F Sa M F Sa

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 17 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:00-5:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

art critter creations

8 – 45 minute classes

Animal themed crafts from creepy crawlers to cute cuddlers, we'll create a new critter each week. Parents are welcome to participate with their child, but it is not required. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230347-01 230347-02

3-6 3-6

F F

Jan 13-Mar 3 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7

edible art

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Let's make masterpieces we can eat! Edible playdoh, fruit and veggie paint, rainbow necklaces and much more. Dress for a mess and come hungry! Parent participation is required. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230324-01 230324-02 230324-03 230324-04

3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6

Th Th W W

Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

NO CLASS

art explorers

8 – 45 minute classes

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:00-5:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

Draw, paint, sculpt and print in this fun and creative class. Learn about several different artistic mediums; experiment and create projects of your very own. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230313-01 230313-02

5-8 5-8

Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

clay creations

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Make it, bake it, smash it, and blend it! Work with all different textures and colors to create the coolest clay creations. Please dress for a mess! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230323-01 230323-02 230323-03 230323-04

3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6

M M F F

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Apr 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

creating with clay

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Students will have fun learning new techniques for working with clay and create functional and sculptural pieces. Low fire and polymer media will be used. ACTIVITY#

AGES

230309-01 230309-03

DAYS

DATES

Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$73/$95 $73/$95

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art art for homeschooler

8 – 45 minute classes

Draw, paint, sculpt and print in this fun creative class. Learn about several different artistic mediums; experiment and create projects of your very own. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230334-01 230334-02

5-12 5-12

W W

Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

art masters

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

11:00-11:45 am 2:00-2:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$63/$82 $63/$82

8 – 45 minute classes

Draw, paint, sculpt and print in this fun creative class. Learn about several different artistic mediums; experiment and create projects of your very own. Each student will receive a beginner's set of drawing pencils and sketch book. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230354-01 230354-02

7-12 7-12

Th Th

Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6

techniques of drawing

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$66/$86 $66/$86

8 – 45 minute classes

A beginner's introduction to traditional techniques of drawing. Each student will receive a beginner's set of drawing pencils and a sketch book for practicing. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230162-01 230162-02

6-10 6-10

W W

Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$66/$86 $66/$86

enrichment parent and me playgroup Have fun and make new friends during our indoor play time in the gym. There will be toys, mats, and props available for children to explore freely and play with others. Active parental supervision is required. Fee covers 10 visits or drop in fee is $3.00 per visit. You may add an Art Adventures visit for an additional $4. ACTIVITY#

AGES

230801-01

DAYS

DATES

M,Th,F

Jan 2-May 26

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Carver Rec

$25/$33


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

enrichment kids cooking

4 – 60 minute classes

You already know what you love, so come pick up some new and healthy ideas. We'll learn what to make for breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts. ACTIVITY#

AGES

230361-01 230361-02

lego robotics

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

M M

Jan 9-Feb 6 Mar 20-Apr 17

Jan 16 Apr 3

6:00-7:00 pm 6:00-7:00 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$55/$72 $55/$72

6 – 60 minute classes

Explore the world of robotics using the newest Lego Mindstorm EV3. Students will build robots with motors and sensors in this fun, hands on class. "LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs or this web site." ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230351-03 230351-04

8-12 8-12

Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 28 Apr 11-May 30

3d printing

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:30-6:30 pm 5:30-6:30 pm

Crow Rec Crow Rec

$75/$98 $75/$98

6 – 60 minute classes

3D printing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects form a digital file. This class will allow you to build layers to create a threedimensional objects from a digital model. ACTIVITY#

AGES

230381-01 230381-02

beginner sewing

DAYS

DATES

Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 28 Apr 11-May 30

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:45-7:45 pm 6:45-7:45 pm

Crow Rec Crow Rec

$73/$95 $73/$95

6 – 60 minute classes

Participants will learn basic sewing machine skills and how to prepare for a project. They will have the opportunity to complete a beginner project such as a pillowcase, drawstring bag, beach/pool tote, shorts, or skirt with an elastic waist. Participants will learn basic sewing machine skills and how to prepare for a project. They will have the opportunity to complete a beginner project such as pillowcase, drawstring bag, beach/pool tote, shortsor skirt with an elastic waist. Sewing machines and basic sewing supplies will be available. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230370-01 230370-02 230370-03

8-12 8-12 8-12

M M M

Jan 9-Feb 13 Feb 27-Apr 10 Apr 17-May 22

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:30-5:30 pm 4:30-5:30 pm 4:30-5:30 pm

Key Recreation Crow Rec Crow Rec

$47/$61 $47/$61 $47/$61

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enrichment beginner sewing 2

6 – 60 minute classes

Participants must have beginner sewing skills. We will learn how to follow and modify a pattern for fit and style. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a project such as a top or dress with collar and buttons or zipper, pants with pockets or zipper, or a duffle bag with zipper and straps. Participants will move on to more difficult sewing skills and use them in a project they will make. Practicing skills on the sewing machine, hand sewing, and doing the steps for the project. May have to provide some fabric items. Sewing Machines and basic sewing items are provided. Please bring your sewing scraps for practice and when we start the sewing projects you will need to purchase and bring your own materials. Sewing machines provided. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230372-01 230372-02 230372-03

8-12 8-12 8-12

M M M

Jan 9-Feb 13 Feb 27-Apr 10 Apr 17-May 22

adult beginner sewing

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:45-6:45 pm 5:45-6:45 pm 5:45-6:45 pm

Key Recreation Crow Rec Crow Rec

$47/$61 $47/$61 $47/$61

6 – 90 minute classes

Participants will learn basic sewing machine skills and how to prepare for a project. They will have the opportunity to complete a beginner project such as a pillowcase, drawstring bag, beach/pool tote, shorts, or skirt with an elastic waist. First two weeks you will learn the sewing basics, using the sewing machines and tools of sewing. Then move on to a sewing project. Please bring your sewing scraps for practice and when we start the sewing projects you will need to purchase and bring your own materials. Sewing machines provided. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230371-01 230371-02 230371-03

18-99 18-99 18-99

Tu Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 14 Feb 21-Mar 28 Apr 11-May 16

adult advanced sewing

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-7:30 pm 6:00-7:30 pm 6:00-7:30 pm

Key Recreation Crow Rec Crow Rec

$68/$88 $68/$88 $68/$88

6 – 90 minute classes

Participants must have beginner sewing skills. We will learn how to follow and modify a pattern for fit and style. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a project such as a top or dress with collar and buttons or zipper, pants with pockets or zipper, or a duffle bag with zipper and straps. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

220450-01 220450-02 220450-03

18-99 18-99 18-99

W W W

Jan 11-Feb 15 Feb 22-Mar 29 Apr 12-May 17

basic quilting

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

7:15-8:45 pm 7:15-8:45 pm 7:15-8:45 pm

Key Recreation Crow Rec Crow Rec

$68/$88 $68/$88 $68/$88

6 -60 minute classes

Participants will learn basic sewing machine skills and how to prepare for a project. They will have the opportunity to complete a beginner project such as a pillowcase, drawstring bag, beach/pool tote, shorts, or skirt with an elastic waist. Learn to use machine, hand stitch and cutting & piecing. We will make either a placemat, coaster or small wall hanging. Participants will select fabric with the instructors guidance. Must provide your fabric. we provide sewing machines, patterns & basic sewing supplies. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240115-02 240115-03

18-99 18-99

W W

Jan 11-Feb 15 Feb 22-Mar 29

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-7:00 pm 6:00-7:00 pm

Key Recreation Crow Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

dance ballet 1/2 This class teaches students the fundamentals of classical ballet. The focus will be on alignment, turnout, basic barre and footwork exercises, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength, and technique in this class. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

240203-01 240203-02

7-11 7-11

SAT SAT

Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 25-Apr 20 Apr 15

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

2:00-2:45 pm 2:00-2:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

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fitness & wellness Program Manager: Mindy Dodge, 434.970.3572, dodgem@charlottesville.org

fitness staff

Recreation Specialist: Sean Kunst, 434.970.3086, kunsts@charlottesville.org

yoga, mind and body

* Call or visit Smith AFC and Carver Rec for drop-in classes.

kids yoga Kids will have a blast learning fun yoga poses while also learning relaxation and breathing techniques. Kids will experience the innumerable benefits of yoga including improved strength, coordination, attentiveness, and overall health and happiness! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240498-01 240498-02

7-10 7-10

Tu Tu

Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

dance and movement parent and me pre ballet

8 – 45 minute classes

Students will be introduced to the basics of ballet through dance activities for coordination, musicality, and storytelling. We'll stretch and move together with dance scarves, rhythm sticks, and more! Parents/Caregivers come dressed to dance! ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240209-01 240209-02 240209-04 240209-05

1.5-3 1.5-3 1.5-3 1.6-3

M F M F

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 13-Mar 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7

music and movement

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

Come and explore the elements of music and dance in a non-competitive, playful way. We will begin with steady beat, pitch exploration and movement games, and will progress from there as the instructor gauges the skill level of the students. Along the way, we will use instruments, props, books, recordings, artwork, poetry, and more to create an integrated arts experience. Parental participation required. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240198-01 240198-02 240198-03 240198-04

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

Th W Th W

Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 4 Mar 22 - May 17 Apr 5

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

dance and movement pre ballet

8 – 45 minute classes

Designed for the youngest ballerinas, this class teaches beginning movement through easy and fun dance steps. Emphasis is on developing coordination, rhythm, flexibility, social skills and fun. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240217-01 240217-02 240217-03 240217-04 240217-05 240217-06 240217-07 240217-08 240217-09 240217-10 240217-11 240217-12

3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5 3-5

M Tu Th F Sa M Tu Th F Sa W W

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Apr 3 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15 Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 18 Apr 6

fairy tale ballet

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

5:00-5:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 11:00-11:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

This class introduces the basics of ballet for the beginning dancer. Students learn while acting out fun storylines from popular fairy tales and classical ballet stories. No experience necessary. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240199-01 240199-02 240199-03 240199-04 240199-05 240199-06 240199-07 240199-08 240199-09 240199-10 240199-11 240199-12 240199-13 240199-14

3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6

M Tu Th F Sa Sa M Tu Th F Sa Sa T T

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15 Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-Apr 16 Apr 4

creative dance

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 5:00-5:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 4:00 am-4:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 11:00-11:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

Come and play with the elements of dance in fun ways! This is not a technical dance class, and is great for both girls and boys who like to move! With the help of props, stories, songs, art materials, and games, we will explore the elements of dance; such as space, time, shape, body parts, expressive qualities, and more. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240202-01 240202-02 240202-03 240202-04 240202-05 240202-06 240202-07 240202-08

3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6

Tu W Th Tu W Th Th Th

Jan 10-Feb 28 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6

NO CLASS

hip hop 101

6 – 60 minute classes

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:00-6:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 4:00-4:45 pm 9:00-9:45 am 9:00-9:45 am

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

Learn basic hip hop moves, styles, and steps. Students will increase coordination and balance while gaining confidence and rhythm. Participants will learn routines and have fun in this high energy class. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

230327-01 230327-02

9-12 9-12

Th Th

Jan 12-Feb 16 Apr 13-Jun 1

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:45-7:45 pm 6:45-7:45 pm

Crow Rec Crow Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

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dance and movement tiny tap and tutu

8 – 45 minute classes

This class is geared towards learning the very basics of tap and ballet, while making friends and having fun. Students will work on developing body coordination, balance, rhythm and concentration. Students will need soft ballet slippers and tap shoes. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240220-01 240220-02 240220-03 240220-04 240220-05 240220-06 240220-07 240220-08 240220-09 240220-10 240220-11 240220-12 240220-13 240220-14

3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6 3-6

M W F Sa M W F Sa M M Th Th S S

Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 24 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15 Jan 9-Mar 13 Jan 16,Feb 20 Mar 20-May 15 Apr 3 Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

beg/int tap dance

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 11:00-11:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 9:00-9:45 am 2:00-2:45 pm 11:00-11:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 12:00-12:45 pm 12:00-12:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

A fun introduction to basic percussion rhythms and counting with your feet. Beginning tap steps are taught, while learning coordination and balance. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

240205-01 240205-02

5-8 5-8

M M

Jan 9-Mar 13 Mar 20-May 15

Jan 16,Feb 20 Apr 3

6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

beginning ballet

8 – 45 minute classes

This class is the beginning of ballet technique for the young dancer. Students will improve coordination, posture, flexibility, concentration and most of all have fun. No experience is necessary. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240206-01 240206-02 240206-03 240206-04 240206-05 240206-06 240206-07 240206-08

5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8

Th Th F Sa Th Th F Sa

Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 12-Mar 2 Jan 13-Mar 3 Jan 14-Mar 4 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7 Mar 25-May 20 Apr 15

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00-10:45 am 6:00-6:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 1:00-1:45 pm 10:00-10:45 am 6:00-6:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 1:00-1:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

dance and movement youth hip hop

8 – 45 minute classes

Learn basic hip hop moves, styles, and steps. Students will increase coordination and balance while gaining confidence and rhythm. Participants will learn routines and have fun in this high energy class. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240219-01 240219-02 240219-03 240219-04 240219-05 240219-06

5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8 5-8

W W F W W F

Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 11-Mar 1 Jan 13-Mar 3 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5 Mar 24-May 19 Apr 7

modern dance

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

4:00-4:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 3:00-3:45 pm 4:00-4:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

In this class, students will learn the movement of various modern dance techniques. Students will develop strength, flexibility and coordination through technical and artistic exercises. No experience necessary. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240216-01 240216-02

10-14 10-14

W W

Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

beginning waltz

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6:00-6:45 pm 6:00-6:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

Learn and practice a variety of moves based around the basic waltz step. This dance focuses on the art of leading and following, no partner necessary. ACTIVITY#

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Jan 10-Feb 28 Mar 21-May 16 Apr 4

intro to ballet for adults

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

6:30-7:15 pm 6:30-7:15 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

No one is ever too old to begin dancing. Ballet is an excellent and fun way to tighten and tone, while learning the fundamental techniques of ballet. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240233-01 240233-02

15-99 15-99

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Jan 12-Mar 2 Mar 23-May 18 Apr 6

intro to modern for adults

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LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

7:00-7:45 pm 7:00-7:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

8 – 45 minute classes

This class includes exploration of modern movement principles, warm-up, center exercises and combinations traveling across the floor. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

240234-01 240234-02

15-99 15-99

W W

Jan 11-Mar 1 Mar 22-May 17 Apr 5

NO CLASS

zumba kids

8 – 45 minute classes

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

7:00-7:45 pm 7:00-7:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

Designed exclusively for kids, Zumba Kids classes are rockin, high-energy fitness-parties packed with specially choreographed, kid friendly routines and all the music kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia and more. Parents love Zumba Kids because of the effects it has on kids, increasing their focus and self-confidence, boosting metabolism and enhancing coordination. Get your kids moving with this fun dance-fitness class! ACTIVITY#

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DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

240105-03 240105-04

4-7 4-7

M M

Jan 9-Mar 13 Mar 20-May 15

Jan 16, Feb 20 Apr 3

5:00-5:45 pm 5:00-5:45 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$60/$78 $60/$78

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camps Program Manager: Mindy Dodge, (434) 970-3572, dodgem@charlottesville.org

camps

Recreation Specialist: Sean Kunst, (434) 970-3086, kunsts@charlottesville.org

spring break camp Join your friends for a fun filled week of games, field trips, arts and crafts, movies, a fishing derby and much more! Please provide your child's lunch and snack every day. Spring Break Camp is open to youth in grades Pre K -6th. Camp will run April 4-8, Monday-Friday at Carver Recreation Center. PreK students must have turned 4 by Sept. 30 of the current school year. Financial assistance is available, applications must be submitted by March 14,2016. ACTIVITY#

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1230209-01

DAYS

DATES

NO CLASS

M-F

Apr 3-Apr 7

TIME 7:30 am-5:30 pm

SUMMER FUN Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Camps · Pre-Teen Camp · Therapeutic Camp · Camp ExL · Teen Camp · Playground Camp · Specialty Camps Dance, Gymnastics, Art, Skateboarding, & more

www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec or call (434) 970-3260 Transportation and scholarships available

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

Carver Rec

$100/$130

Summer Camp information will be posted Monday, January 9 and registration will begin Wednesday, March 1.


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60 plus Recreation Specialist: April Baber, 434.970.3261

60 plus staff

Recreation Manager: Sarah Blech, 434.970.3264

city 60 plus programs Serves ages 60+ and provides recreation opportunities such as water exercise, land exercise, day trips, workshops, nursing home and city day programs activities and special events. Goals are to have fun, improve or maintain health, improve self-esteem & teach recreation/educational skills. Athletics, Aquatics, Enrichment and Fitness also provide interesting adult classes and workshops. Limited transportation & special assistance offered to those who want to go to the Senior Center on Pepsi Place on Fridays. For details on 60 Plus programs or to sign up for our monthly newsletter contact April Baber, 434- 970-3261 or baber@charlottesville.org.

arthritis foundation land exercise This is an easy stretching, strength and cardio exercise program that follows the Arthritis Society Program. Class meets Monday at 2:00pm at Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center. Call April at 970-3261 for info and to sign up.

arthritis foundation water exercise This is an easy stretching exercise program that follows the Arthritis Society Program. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 am at Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center, 1000 A Cherry Ave. Please call April at 970-3261 or see the Aquatic section for more information.

other exercise programs

* Smith Pool and Aquatic Center and Carver Recreation Center offer drop in exercises classes, including Yoga and Tai Chi. See program guide for details.

housing sites PROGRAMS AT VARIOUS HOUSING SITE Midway Manor: Bingo the 3rd Tues. of each month at 3:00pm. Woods Edge Exercise – Every Thursday at 1:00pm.

nursing homes/adult homes/day programs - activities Group recreation activities at various retirement and nursing homes. Contact April Baber for more information at 970-3261 or baber@charlottesville.org

easy zumba Zumba takes the work out of workout. Classes are like fitness parties featuring Latin and World music that combines all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscle conditioning and flexibility. This class is modified for a lower-intensity workout focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination ACTIVITY#

AGES

260221-01 60-105 260221-02

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DATES

W W

Jan 25-Mar 1 Mar 15-Apr 19

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

12:00-1:00 pm 12:00-1:00 pm

Carver Rec Carver Rec

$20/$20 $20/$20


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

other exercise programs pickleball Pickleball – Key Recreation Center Monday – 6:45pm - 8:45 pm OPEN PLAY Tuesday – 2:00pm-4:30pm OPEN PLAY Wednesday - 12:00pm – 4:30pm – OPEN PLAY Thursday – 5:00pm - 8:45 pm OPEN PLAY Friday – 2:15 – 4:15pm - Seniors 60+ (you will need proof of age). This session is not available - June 1st - August 17th Saturday – 1:00pm-4:30pm OPEN PLAY $2.00 drop in fee per visit or free with membership Access pass to Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center or Carver Recreation Center

senior basketball Seniors Only Basketball - Monday, September 12 – Monday, March 21 at Key Recreation Center. 12:00 – 1:30 pm. $2.00 drop in fee per visit or free with membership access pass to Smith Aquatic and Fitness Center or Carver Recreation Center.

community senior programs JEFFERSON AREA BOARD FOR AGING (JABA) Promotes healthy aging that benefits individuals and families of all ages. Caregiver support, home delivered meals, Shining Star. Information & Assistance, Home Safety & Repair, Care Management, Adult Day Healthcare, Home Care, Health Insurance Counseling, Home Delivered Meals, Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Assisted Living and Senior Housing Information and much more. JABA Information: 817-5222, 674 Hillsdale Dr.

MARY WILLIAMS COMMUNITY CENTER The center is open to independent seniors for meals, activities, trips, classes, and socializing. The center operates Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm with a hot meal served for lunch on the days the center is open. In addition, home delivered meals and food bags are distributed out of the community center to elders in the area. JABA’s Mary Williams Community Center is staffed with a nurse, a center manager, an activity assistant, and a geriatric case manager is available to visit as needed. The center is located in the historic Jefferson School City Center at 233 4th Street, NW in Charlottesville. The phone number is (434) 987-8433. Owned and operated by JABA.

ADULT DAY HEALTHCARE CENTER Senior citizens and adults with disabilities receive supervised care during the day while caregivers know their loved ones are in safe hands. Located at JABA, 674 Hillsdale Dr. 817-5222. Owned and operated by JABA.

CARE ADVANTAGE PLUS Whatever you need, whenever you need it, we’ll be there. We offer many levels of caring staff to suit your needs, from working parents, to seniors in any setting, shut-ins, surgery patients and those with serious medical problems. Care Advantage Plus is coowned by JABA. Call 973-2000.

SENIOR CENTER, INC. BINGO Join us for Bingo every Friday at 10:30am for Senior Center members and City Recreation participants. Limited transportation provided for City residents. RSVP 970-3261

SENIOR CENTER, INC. A one-stop shop for adults, age 50+, to exercise, socialize, learn, travel, volunteer, and have fun! More than 100 different programs on- and off-site, from hiking to painting, bridge to book discussion. Benefits include computer center, financial counseling, and discounts with community partners. Scholarships are available. Hours: Monday and Friday, 8:30 am–4:30 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30 am–8:30 pm; Sun. 2–6 pm. 974-7756, 1180 Pepsi Place, www.seniorcenterinc.org.

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therapeutics therapeutic program staff

Manager: Sarah Blech, 434.970.3264 Recreation Specialist: Bob Isabelle, 434.970.3269 Recreation Specialist: April Baber, 434.970.3261

Therapeutic Recreation offers recreation programs and services which promote individual choices, develop leisure skills and enhance socialization. Individuals with disabilities can choose to take part in a TR program which is designed specifically for people with disabilities or utilize inclusion services in which accommodations may be provided so an individual with a disability can participate in any of our recreation programs that are not specifically designed for people with disabilities. For more information contact Sarah Blech at 970-3264.

scholarships Therapeutic Recreation activities are free or at a reduced cost. However, partial scholarships for therapeutic activities are available based on financial need. Contact 970-3269 or 970-3264 for scholarship application information. Don’t let the fees stop you from taking a class or trip!

therapeutic recreation Summer Camps Registration for TR Summer Camps begins April 1st. These camps are for youth/young adults who need more support than a traditional summer camp can provide. Open to city and county residents. Age deadline is 22 (birthdate before September 30, 1995) for Summer Day Camp. Participants will be expected to manage their own behaviors with minimal staff intervention and must have a desire to participate in programming. Participant requiring 1:1 assistance are welcome with their own aide (aide serves as a ‘volunteer’ and must adhere to department volunteer policies/procedures which will include completion of criminal background check).

therapeutic summer day camp Dates to be determined. $125 for 5 week session.

camp creativity Dates to be determined. 9am-4:30pm, for ages 13-25. While the focus is on arts and crafts, participants will enjoy a well-balanced program including daily swimming and movement activities as well as guest speakers and several field trips. Volunteer work will also be included. Limit 18 youth. $55 for one week session.

camp green challenge Dates to be determined. 9am-4:30pm, ages 13-25. The focus of this camp is on outdoor activities including hiking, swimming, and canoeing. In addition, there will be some nature based craft activities, field trips and volunteer work. Participants should enjoy being outside! Limit 18 youth. $55 for one week session.

building bridges Dates to be determined. 9am-4:30pm, ages 13-25. This camp will focus on building self-confidence and self-awareness and provide participants an opportunity to socialize and practice appropriate social skills in a facilitated group environment. Limit 18 youth. $55 for one week session.

inclusion program at charlottesville parks and recreation summer camps The Inclusion Program provides mentors at Camp ExL and Pre-Teen sites and is designed to help campers with special needs participate in a traditional summer recreational program. If you think your child might have a better experience at a site staffed with a mentor, call or email: 970-3264 or blechs@charlottesville.org


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

therapeutic classes tr fun & social Be social! Come and have fun with friends at Carver! We will use the Teen Center, play some basketball and workout in the fitness room, then eat lunch together in the lounge. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Must be independent in mobility and toileting or come with an aide. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

280211-01

13-35

Sa

Jan 7-Jan 28

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Carver Rec

$25/$35

tr lunch & movie Spend a cold winter day with your friends for a movie and lunch. (Times may vary depending on movie schedule). ACTIVITY#

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Jan 14 Feb 18 Mar 19

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12:00-3:30 pm 12:00-3:30 pm 12:00-3:30 pm

Crow Rec Crow Rec Crow Rec

$15/$15 $15/$15 $15/$15

tr healthy cooking Want to learn to how to cook healthy, simple meals? Impress someone with your culinary skills? Join us for a fun, relaxing class that's tasty as well! ACTIVITY#

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DATES

NO CLASS

280560-01

13-45

Sa

Feb 4-Feb 25

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LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Key Recreation

$35/$45

skiing wintergreen Experience a day of skiing with Wintergreen Adaptive Sports. Cost includes transportation, a full day area use fee, equipment rental, adaptive equipment and instruction. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Meet at Crow Recreation Center. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

280234-01

13-25

Su

Feb 12

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

8:30 am-1:30 pm

Crow Rec

$60/$60

tr water & fitness Join us at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center where we will work out, swim, slide and just have fun! Must be independent in dressing room, toileting, mobility or come with an aide. 1:8 supervision. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

280062-01

13-35

Su

Mar 5-Mar 26

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

1:00-3:00 pm

Smith AFC

$20/$25

tr richmond flying squirrels Richmond Flying Squirrels are a minor league baseball team, part of the Eastern League. Come with your friends to root for 'local' baseball! Bring a bag lunch and drink. Must be independent in mobility and toileting or come with an aide. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

280022-01

13-50

Su

Apr 9

NO CLASS

TIME

LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Crow Rec

$20/$20

tr day trip natural bridge Natural Bridge is a geological formation in Rockbridge County, Virginia. Come explore the 215' natural arch and see why it's been designated a National Historic Landmark. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Must be independent in mobility and toileting or come with an aide. ACTIVITY#

AGES

DAYS

DATES

280021-01

13-45

Sa

Apr 29

NO CLASS

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LOCATION

FEE (R/NR)

10:00 am-3:00 pm

Crow Rec

$25/$35

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therapeutic social programs therapeutic social programs and special events Learn independence, how to get along with others and about your community and state while traveling to local and state wide events/ locations. Please see monthly TR calendars for specific info. Individuals must be independent in mobility, eating, dressing and toileting or come with an aide. Call 970-3269 or isabelleb@charlottesville.org to receive the calendar via email or mail. Many more activities and trips are publicized in our monthly calendar. Sign up! Sibling Support Event On Saturday, March 4 from 9 – 1pm, siblings of children with disabilities (ages 8 – 14) will have the chance to have a day that’s all about them. Charlottesville Parks & Recreation and The Virginia Institute of Autism are teaming up to host a one-day Sibling Support Program. Our goal is to provide siblings with opportunities for peer support within a lively, recreational context that emphasizes a kids’-eye-view. We’ll intersperse information and discussion activities with new games (designed to be unique, off-beat, and appealing to a wide ability range), snacks. lunch and special guests. For more information and to register: 970-3264 or blechs@charlottesville.org All dances are held at Carver Recreation Center New Year’s Dance, Saturday, January 7, 6-9 pm. Live Music by Danger Zone Valentine’s Dance, Saturday, January 28, 6-9 pm. Music by DJ Andy March Madness Dance, Saturday, March 4, 6-9 pm. Music by DJ Andy Spring Fling Dinner Dance, Saturday, April 15, 5-9 pm. Live Music by Danger Zone

lunch and activity for adults with visual impairments A Lunch Activity Group is held one Friday a month through May at Herman Key Recreation Center, from 12:30-2:00 pm. $4 includes lunch. Info & RSVP: Sarah Blech at 970-3264 or blechs@charlottesville.org

supper club Held monthly for teens and adults with disabilities to learn and improve social skills, order from menu, budgeting, tipping, etc. while eating in local restaurants. Individuals must be independent in mobility, eating, dressing and toileting or come with an aide. Cost of meal. Call Bob at 970-3269 or isabelleb@charlottesville.org to see if there are any openings.

therapeutic outreach activities therapeutic outreach activities Bob Isabelle visits the following organizations to lead social skills and life skills activities: Post High, Parkside at CHS, Meadowcreek Adult Day Program, Blue Ridge Clubhouse, and WorkSource Enterprises. Specific goals will be determined by individual group participants. Interested in getting your group involved? Call Bob at 970-3269 or Isabelleb@charlottesville.org


REGISTER ONLINE : www.charlottesville.org/parksandrec • (434) 970.3260

therapeutic exercise therapeutic exercise

FREE!

Therapeutic Group Exercise - Agencies that serve teens and adults with disabilities are welcome to join Bob Isabelle in exercise, walking and active games at the Key Recreation Center on Tues and Fri from 10 – 11:30 am. Individuals from the community are welcome as well. Classes run Sept through May 2017. For specific startup date and to sign up, call Bob at 970-3269 or isabelleb@charlottesville.org. Limited openings.

therapeutic basketball

FREE!

Practice basketball and learn skills with your friends. Geared toward teens/adults with physical and mental challenges, who are independent and respond safely in large group supervision. Staff ratio 1:15. If individual attention is needed please come with an aide. Mondays, 3:45- 4:45pm, September through May at the Carver Center. Supervised by Bob Isabelle and April Baber. Call 970-3269 to sign up.

wheelchair basketball The Charlottesville Cardinals wheelchair basketball team encourages adults with mobility limitations who are interested in competitive basketball to join their weekly Sunday practices at Key Downtown Center. To make a donation, to volunteer, or to play call Penney Dodson at 970-3413. Check out the Cardinal’s website at www.cardinalsbasketball.com

   

water exercise

 

Group instruction for individuals with disabilities on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday in water exercise. Must be able to care for self in dressing room and respond to supervision 1/8 ratio or come with an aide. Located at Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1000-A Cherry Ave, led by April (970-3261), Mildred (Call Sarah at 970-3264), or Bob (970-3269). The Monday and Wednesday class are all year. Thursday class ends in May. Call instructor to see if any openings. $1.00 at door.

therapeutic one on one swim instruction Non-ambulatory or extra special needs children, teens, & adults receive one on one instruction, once a week for 6 sessions. Times/days vary. Bring your own personal care aide if assistance is needed in dressing room. Instructors: Roberta Cook and Dave Burton. $60(R) $80(NR) Limited openings, offered mid Sept.-May. Call 970-3264. Smith Aquatic & Fitness Center, 1000-A Cherry Ave.

therapeutic one on one fitness instruction

NEW!

Come and learn fitness and strength training with Dave Burton, Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM). Classes are geared for non ambulatory or special needs teens and adults. Group and Individual sessions are available and are held at the Smith Aquatics and Fitness Center.$60 (R) and $80 (NR) for 6 sessions. Contact Sarah Blech (434) 970-3264 for more information.

Photo by Chip Nickerson

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vsa programs vsa charlottesville/albemarle VSA promotes experiences in the arts for individuals with disabilities. Local programs include art exhibits, artist led workshops, poetry book, Virginia Festival of the Book activities, music recital, and special events. If you are interested in joining the committee, participating in programs or learning about VSA, call Sarah Blech at 970-3264. The local committee meets quarterly, fall through spring.

workshops VSA sponsors art workshops at various schools, recreation centers, and day programs led by artists with and without disabilities. In 2016 over 7,000 participants were involved in these workshops. Call 970-3264 or blechs@charlottesville.org to receive the monthly calendar of events or to learn more about workshops and residencies. Like us on Facebook at VSA Charlottesville/Albemarle.

“create a comic" Create a comic strip character that you can use to journal each day’s funny event and punch line. Imagine your best day as a comic strip! Share ideas with friends and leave with art that cheers you up. Robin Hoffman, Instructor. Friday, January 20, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Carver Recreation Center. Pizza lunch included. Limited space,register early. Call Sarah at 970-3264 or blechs@charlottesville.org

2017 vsa visual art show Join us at the opening on Saturday, March 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Carver Recreation Center. The show will stay on exhibit through August. Applications will go out by mid-November. Submissions are due at Worksource. Enterprises Wednesday, January 18 – Friday, January 20. For more information contact Diana Wilson, 972-1730 or Wilson@worksourceva.org

festival of the book VSA participates in numerous Virginia Festival of the Book activities such as drama performances, book readings, and musical presentations. Stay tuned for updates!

music recital VSA Music Recital takes place on Wednesday, April 19 at Carver Recreation Center. For more information and an application to perform contact Bob at 970-3269 or isabelleb@charlottesville.org


other community programs adaptive rowing Adaptive rowing is for anyone with a physical disability who cannot use standard rowing equipment. If you would like to learn more, email or call Karen at 267.239.4488 - klewisbiller@aim.com. Athletes may have opportunities to do indoor rowing during winter months and on the water in fall and spring. Rowers should be at least 13 years of age. Volunteers are needed! The rowing program is directed by Karen Lewis. Program sponsors are Thomas Temple Allen Boathouse and Virginia Rowing Association.

range of motion dance This physically integrated dance program will have you moving as you learn modern dance technique, stretch with a partner, get up close with some contact improvisation, and work on group choreography. It is open to adults and teens (14+) with and without physical disabilities of all experience levels. Previous dance experience is not necessary, but good body awareness and control of assistive devices are needed. Susan L. Wiesner PhD, 678-362-1340, rangeofmotion.va@gmail.com

special olympics Area 3 Special Olympics Virginia for Charlottesville, Albemarle, Greene, Louisa & Fluvanna. Ages 8 and up with intellectual disabilities, a cognitive delay, or closely related developmental disability. Free but registration required; for details, visit Area 3's web site at sovaarea3@ yahoo.com or contact Rose Ann Gamma at 434-960-9331.

special needs ministry Spring Hill Baptist Church welcomes those with special needs and provides accommodations/services for them and their families. We offer Sunday School classes at our Frays Mill Road campus, have two monthly respite programs: Game Night for older teens and adults and Take a Break for kindergartners through grade 5 and their siblings and Workshops/seminars. For info, visit www.springhillbaptist.org (Click on “Ministries” and then “Special Needs”) or contact Brian Williams at brian@springhillbaptist.org or 434-973-7473.

t’ai chi, ch’i kung (qi gong) Are you interested in learning more about martial arts but hesitant because of your disability? If so Hiromi T’ai Chi, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the health benefits of T’ai Chi Ch’uan, may be able to help. Email Hiromi Johnson at hiromi@hiromitaichi.org or visit the studio at Suite 110, Michie Building, 609 E Market Street.

therapeutic adventures, inc. A non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable education organization. OUR MISSION: To educate, to challenge and to inspire ALL persons with differing abilities to improve their quality of life by providing greater access, awareness and participation in adaptive outdoor recreation and specialty therapeutic services. Therapeutic Adventures, Inc. is the premier provider of adaptive outdoor programs (snow sports, water sports and wilderness adventures); Program services are broken down into four areas: Physical & Developmental Disabilities, Wounded Warriors, Disabled Veterans and their Families, Cancer Survivors, Chronic Illnesses and Other Special Health Needs. For specific program offerings, schedules and registration, visit website at http:// www.taonline.org , call Mark Andrews, 981-5834 or adaptive.guide@gmail.com

virginia wheelin’ sportsmen

FREE!

Virginia Wheelin' Sportsmen is dedicated to providing people with physical disabilities the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it's fishing, skeet shooting, hunting or an assortment of other outdoor activities, you're guaranteed to have a great time! Free. Visit our website, www.vanwtf.com. Or Robin Clark at 434-2496154 or email weeeelz@aol.com. “Find us on Facebook”

young life capernaum Young Life Capernaum gives teens with mental and physical disabilities the chance to experience fun and adventure, to develop fulfilling friendships and to challenge their limits while building self-esteem through club meetings, camp and other exciting activities with Christian values. Come out and join the fun as we begin the journey of starting Young Life Capernaum in Charlottesville. This group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7:00 -8:15 pm. For more details, contact Kaylee Lucas at kal2qq@virginia.edu


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