Special Populations

The Christiansburg Recreation Center co-sponsors inclusive programs for people with and without intellectual disabilities. All are challenged to improve skills, develop friendships and understanding of each other’s capabilities through a spirit of equality and team unity. For information or to register for a program, contact Shelia Roop at 540-381-0310.

SWEETHEART DANCE    

Additional Information:  Join us for our annual Sweetheart Dance. Co-sponsored by Christiansburg Department of Parks & Recreation and Intellectual Disabilities Agency.  Location: Christiansburg Rec. Center-Gym Court A

RegistrationEligibility DateTimeFee
Dec. 12 - Feb. 213 & overFriday, Feb. 87 - 9 p.m.$2 pp.


COOKING CLASS      

Additional Information:  Participants will prepare a healthy easy meal each week, as well as learn important cooking skills and how to use various kitchen equipment. Co-sponsored by Christiansburg Department of Parks & Recreation and Intellectual Disabilities Agency.Minimum: 5 Maximum: 10  Location: Christiansburg Rec. Center-Kitchen

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeWeeksFee
Feb. 6 - Mar. 2713 & overWednesday, Apr. 311 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.4$16


SWEETHEART DANCE       

Additional Information:Celebrate Spring at our annual dance.Co-sponsored by Christiansburg Department of Parks & Recreation and Intellectual Disabilities Agency. To register for class contact Sheila Roop at 381-0310.

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Feb. 6 - Apr. 413 & overFriday, Apr. 126 - 9 p.m.$2 pp.


BOWLING LEAGUE       

Additional Information:  In this bowling league you will bowl 2 games.  Standings are kept but a sanction fee isn’t charged.  Shoes are free.  Location: NRV Superbowl

EligibilityDateDayTimeFeeWeeks
13 & overFebruary - AprilThursdays7 - 9 p.m.$4 a week11


BASKETBALL LEAGUE       

Additional Information:  No experience necessary- some teams will focus on beginner skills and some on advanced skills.  You must participate in the regional tournament at Cassel Coliseum, VT to be considered for the state tournament. 

EligibilityDateDayTimeLocationWeeks
13 & overJanuary 2019Tuesdays 7 - 8:30 p.m.Blacksburg Community Center8


WALKING CLUB        

Additional Information: Partner with a buddy for exercise and to socialize.  Bring your own water/drink or can be purchased at CVS in the mall.

EligibilityDateDayTimeLocationWeeks
13 & overFebruary 2019Tuesday7:15 - 8:15 p.m.University Mall6


SOFTBALL LEAGUE         

Additional Information: Wear athletic shoes and clothing.  DRESS APPROPRIATLEY FOR THE WEATHER.  

EligibilityDateDayTimeLocationWeeks
13 & overAprilTuesdays6:30 - 8 p.m.Blacksburg10


TRACK AND FIELD          

Additional Information: Practice location is the Blacksburg High School 

EligibilityDateDayTimeFeeWeeks
8 & overMarchSaturdays2 - 3 p.m.$26