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Special Interest Programs

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Novice Dog Obedience

Eligibility: Dogs 5  ½ months and older
Location: Christiansburg National Guard Armory
Maximum: 12
Additional Information: Delete unwanted behaviors - basic dog obedience and instruction on how to train your dog. All Dogs must be de-wormed. Class on the first night will meet at 7:00PM for lecture. No dogs the first week, just the owners.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Winter

Dec. 1

Jan. 23

Jan. 25

Wednesday

6 - 6:50 p.m.

$80

6

Winter

Dec. 1

Jan. 23

Jan. 25

Wednesday

7 - 7:50 p.m.

$80

6

Intermediate Dog Obedience

Eligibility: Dogs 6 months and older
Location: Christiansburg National Guard Armory
Maximum: 12
Additional Information: Pre-requisite: Dogs must have completed a novice dog obedience class. Improve the manners of your dog. Class will concentrate on walking with a leash, greeting people and other dogs nicely, coming when called and sit/down and stay.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Winter

Dec. 1

Jan. 23

Jan. 26

Thursday

6 - 6:50 p.m.

$80

6

Puppy Kindergarten

Eligibility: Puppies 10-17 weeks
Location: Christiansburg National Guard Armory
Maximum: 14
Additional Information: This class is for puppies 10-17 weeks of age. The class is designed to get the puppy off to the right start. The puppy will learn how to interact with people by sitting to greet, how to bite nicely, etc. The puppy will play with other puppies providing socialization with other puppies. The class lessons cover how to teach sit, down, stand, walk on leash and come. Owners will learn how to teach their puppy in a positive and proactive manner. They will learn how to deal with the typical puppy problems: chewing, barking, mouthing, jumping up, etc. Each week are discussion topics related to raising your puppy. The topics include housebreaking, nutrition grooming, and health care. This is a 6 week course. The puppy comes to all classes. All family or house members are encouraged to come to class.

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

Fee

Weeks

Winter

Dec. 1

Jan. 23

Jan. 26

Thursday

7 – 8 p.m.

$80

6

Lunch Bunch

Additional Information: Join us for our monthly lunch outing to various restaurants in the area.  Participants are responsible for paying for their own lunch. 
Minimum: 5          Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

Fee

Location

Aug. 29 Dec. 14

18 & over

Thursday, Dec. 22

Leave Rec. Center at 10:30 a.m.

$7/$14

Cheddars, Roanoke, VA

Body Fat Testing

Eligibility: Ages 16 and over
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Classroom 1
Fee: $5 - Pay at the class (correct change or check)
Maximum: 10
Additional Information: Come and learn how much of your body weight is body fat. Testing is private and results are confidential. Wear loose comfortable clothes (preferably shorts and t-shirt).

Date

Time

Monday, Dec. 5

Between 6 - 8 p.m.


Safe Kids NRV Coalition-Car Seat Safety Checks

Co-Sponsored By: Carilion, Christiansburg Recreation Dept. and Christiansburg Fire Dept.
Location: Christiansburg Fire Dept. Bay
Additional Information: Come by the Fire Dept. to make sure you have your car seat installed properly. Keep your kids safe!!

Date

Time

TR/NR

Thursday, Dec. 22

4 - 6 p.m.

FREE

Hikes

Eligibility:  Ages 18 and over
Additional Info: Join us for some exercise in the beautiful outdoors!  We will stop for lunch after the hike.   Participants are responsible for paying for their lunch.
Minimum: 5          Maximum: 8

Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

Difficulty

Sept. 1-Dec. 14

Monday, Dec. 19

Leave Rec. Center @ 10 a.m.

$5/$10

Jingle Bell Hike - TBA

TBA

Holiday High Tea

Location: Palisades Restaurant - Eggleston, VA                             
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 16
Additional Information:  Get in the festive spirit at the Palisades Restaurants annual “Holiday High Tea.” Enjoy tasty pastries, scones, cookies and finger sandwiches while sipping on delicious tea. Price includes: transportation food, tea, taxes and gratuity.

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 1-Nov. 28

Ages 18 and over

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Leave the Rec. Center at  12:15 p.m.

$23

Attic Productions: A Simple Gift

Additional Info:  Join us for Attic Productions Christmas Play. Dinner on your own at K&W. Must Pre-Register
Minimum: 6          Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

Location

Aug. 29-Dec. 1

21 and over

Thursday, Dec. 8

Leave Rec. Center at 5 p.m.

$20/$40

Fincastle, Va.

Book Swap

Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Classroom 1
Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at least 2 days before the scheduled Book Swap. At 5:15 PM on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy.

 Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 1-Dec. 7

Tuesday, Dec. 13

5:15 p.m.

$1 non-refundable