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Youth Programs

*Click on the green start date to register for the class online

STORYWALK

Location: Downtown Park
Co-Sponsored by: Christiansburg Library and Christiansburg Recreation Dept.
Additional Information: This is a nationally – known program that promotes reading
and exercise in the outdoors for children.  A new book is put in the story boards each month. 
Come exercise, read and enjoy the fun!

BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP 


Eligibility: Ages 8-17
Location: 866 Silver Lake Road, Christiansburg

Additional Information: Have a great time learning how to ride a horse during this four-week program. Participants will learn all about the horse, the tack, how to mount/dismount, trotting, etc.
Maximum: 2

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Weeks

May

Dec. 1

April 25

May 2

Wednesday

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

$125/$145

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TEEN POLICE ACADEMY

Eligibility: Christiansburg High School Students or other High School students with a valid one year Recreation Center membership.                      Current Grades 9-12
Date: June 5-9
Location: Recreation Center and Police Dept.
Co-Sponsored by: Christiansburg Police Dept. & Christiansburg Recreation Dept.
Maximum: 9
Additional Information: Each summer, new candidates will be selected to attend the week long “Teen Police Academy.” To receive information and to be placed on the potential candidate list,   please call Pam at the Rec. Dept. at 382-2349 or email  . Participants are subject to background screening and approval.  Christiansburg High School students will receive first priority in selection for the academy.


TEEN FIRE ACADEMY

Eligibility: Christiansburg High School Students currently in grades 9-12
Date: July 17-18
Location: Christiansburg Fire Dept.
Co-Sponsored by: Christiansburg Fire Dept. & Christiansburg Recreation Dept.
Maximum: 15
Additional Information: Teen candidates will be selected to attend the Teen Fire Academy. To receive information and to be placed on the potential candidate list, please call Pam at the Rec. Dept. at 382-2349 or email  . Participants are subject to background screening and approval.  



YOUTH GYMNASTICS


*For information regarding classes and inclement weather,
please contact VA Techniques at (540)381-5151 or
visit their website at
www.vatechniques.com


TUMBLING AND TRAMPOLINE BEGINNER

Eligibility: Girls and Boys 1st grade and up
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:
This class is designed to help any
 child learn how to flip! From boys to girls, cheerleaders to dancers, or
 just anyone who likes to go upside down, tumbling specific classes
use aids such as skill cushions, incline mats, back handspring trainers,
spring floors, trampolines, and foam pits. Children will focus on core
body strength, coordination, flexibility, and body awareness to safely
accelerate learning time. Experienced spotters are available to help
athletes maintain, develop, and improve handspring and aerial skills. 

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

April

Dec. 1

Mar. 29

April 7

Saturday

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

$73

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