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Pre-School Programs

Diaper Gym

Eligibility: Ages 6 months (sitting up) to walking 16 months
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Classroom 1
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 6
Additional Information: Babies build muscles and learn independence while experiencing rhythms, balance and coordination through musical movements and interactions with mom, dad, or grandparent.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 20

Oct. 24

Monday

9:30 - 10 a.m.

$15/$30

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 5

Jan. 9

Monday

9:30 - 10 a.m.

$15/$30

6

Toddler Time

Eligibility: Walking, 15 months-30 months
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Multi Purpose Room 1
Minimum: 3          Maximum: 10
Additional Information: Parent participates with their child through free-time, sharing and social interaction play. Circle time themes offer learning opportunities of language development, listening skills, rhythm, coordination and more!

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 20

Oct. 24

Monday

10 - 10:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 5

Jan. 9

Monday

10 - 10:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Pee Wee Aerobics

Eligibility: Ages 30 months (2 ½ years) - 4 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Multi Purpose Room 1
Minimum: 3          Maximum: 8
Additional Information: Themed lessons, equipment and circle time offer preschooler’s physical activity and 45  minutes of independence, while parents can enjoy their own workout. Child must be at least 30 months old and it is recommended that they have been a participant of Toddler Time. Not required, just recommended.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 20

Oct. 24

Monday

11 - 11:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 5

Jan. 9

Monday

11 - 11:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Pre-School Play Group

Eligibility: Ages 2-5
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Classroom 1/Multi-Purpose Room 1
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 6
Additional Information: Parents drop off their children for this program. This class includes playtime, arts and crafts, etc.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 13

Oct. 18

Tuesday

11 - 12:15 p.m.

$20/$40

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 6

Jan. 10

Tuesday

11 - 12:15 p.m.

$20/$40

6

Book it

Eligibility: Ages 2 ½ - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Multi Purpose Room 1 /Classroom 1
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 8
Additional Information: Books come alive with reenactments, games and songs to open the imagination and provide tons of active movement.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 10

Oct. 13

Thursday

11 - 12:15 p.m.

$20/$40

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 3

Jan. 5

Thursday

11 - 12:15 p.m.

$20/$40

6

Fun for Tots

Eligibility: Ages 2-4
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Multi-Purpose Room 1
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 6
Additional Information: Parents drop off their children for this program. This class includes fun, active playtime activities.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

Session II

Sept. 1

Oct. 18

Oct. 21

Friday

10 - 10:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Winter

Nov. 1

Jan. 3

Jan. 6

Friday

10 - 10:45 a.m.

$20/$40

6

Preschool Gymnastics

*For information regarding classes and inclement weather, please contact VA Techniques at (5 40)381-5 15 1 or visit their website at www.vatechniques.com

Bouncing Bunnies- (Pre-School Gymnastics with parent participation)

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Ages 1-3
Location: Virginia Techniques Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C, Christiansburg
Additional Information: No Virginia Techniques membership fee required. Children should wear comfortable clothing, bare feet, no jewelry, and long hair should be pulled back. Class Description: Basic coordination, balance, strength, pattern recognition, and locomotor skills. These skills encourage development of fine and gross motor skills, core strength, reading, writing, and preschool readiness. Social skills and interaction are also encouraged through group games.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 30

Oct. 6

Thursday

10 - 10:50a.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 3

Thursday

10 - 10:50a.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 1

Thursday

10 - 10:50a.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 5

Thursday

10 -  10:50a.m.

$65

4

Bouncing Bunnies- (Pre-School Gymnastics with parent participation)

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Ages 1-3
Location: Virginia Techniques Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C, Christiansburg
Additional Information: No Virginia Techniques membership fee required. Children should wear comfortable clothing, bare feet, no jewelry, and long hair should be pulled back. Class Description: Basic coordination, balance, strength, pattern recognition, and locomotor skills. These skills encourage development of fine and gross motor skills, core strength, reading, writing, and preschool readiness. Social skills and interaction are also encouraged through group games.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 26

Oct. 1

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 5

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 3

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 7

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Marching Monkeys-(Pre-School Gymnastics)

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Age 3
Location: Virginia Techniques Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C, Christiansburg
Additional Information: No Virginia Techniques membership fee required. Children should wear comfortable clothing, bare feet, no jewelry, and long hair should be pulled back. Class Description: Basic coordination, balance, strength, pattern recognition, and locomotor skills. These skills encourage development of fine and gross motor skills, core strength, reading, writing, and preschool readiness. Social skills and interaction are also encouraged through group games.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 30

Oct. 6

Thursday

10 -10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 3

Thursday

10 -10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 1

Thursday

10 -10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 5

Thursday

10 -10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Marching Monkeys- (Pre-School Gymnastics)

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Age 3
Location: Virginia Techniques Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C, Christiansburg
Additional Information: No Virginia Techniques membership fee required. Children should wear comfortable clothing, bare feet, no jewelry, and long hair should be pulled back. Class Description: Basic coordination, balance, strength, pattern recognition, and locomotor skills. These skills encourage development of fine and gross motor skills, core strength, reading, writing, and preschool readiness. Social skills and interaction are also encouraged through group games.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 26

Oct. 1

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 5

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 3

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 7

Saturday

9 - 9:50 a.m.

$65

4

Galloping Gators

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Ages 4-5
Location: Virginia Techniques Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C, Christiansburg
Additional Information: No Virginia Techniques membership fee required. Children should wear comfortable clothing, bare feet, no jewelry, and long hair should be pulled back. Class Description: Beginning level gymnastics skills, flexibility, coordination, balance, and strength through safe gymnastics progressions are introduced at this level. All of these skills encourage development of fine and gross motor skills, core strength, reading, writing, and preschool readiness. Social skills and interaction are also encouraged through group games, taking turns, and encouraging peers. We use music, games, and coloring sheets to teach some of the skills and discipline necessary for entering kindergarten.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 30

Oct. 6

Thursday

10 - 10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Oct.

Sept. 1

Sept. 30

Oct. 7

Friday

4:30 - 5 :20 p.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 3

Thursday

10 - 10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Nov.

Sept. 1

Oct. 28

Nov. 4

Friday

4:30 - 5 :20 p.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 1

Thursday

10 - 10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Dec.

Sept. 1

Nov. 23

Dec. 2

Friday

4:30 - 5 :20 p.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 5

Thursday

10 - 10:50 a.m.

$65

4

Jan.

Sept. 1

Dec. 28

Jan. 6

Friday

4:30 - 5 :20 p.m.

$65

4