Pre-School Programs

DIAPER GYM   

Eligibility: Ages 6 months (sitting up) to 16 months (walking)
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center- Classroom 1
Additional Information: Parent and child build muscles through play while learning and building experiences with songs, rhythms, movement and interactions with playtime afterwards.     Minimum: 2           Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Sept. 20Nov. 4Nov. 8Monday9:30 - 10 a.m.$15/$306
Nov. 15Jan. 5Jan. 10Monday9:30 - 10 a.m.$15/$306


TODDLER TIME    

Eligibility: Walking 15-30 months
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room 1
Additional Information: Parent participate with their child to introduce structured and free playing to develop language and social skills. Songs, rhythms, games and circle time themes for parents and children to work together in an e-device free environment. Younger siblings in strollers/carriers are allowed in class.   Minimum: 4          Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Sept. 20Nov. 4Nov. 8Monday10 - 10:45 a.m.$20/$406
Nov. 15Jan. 5Jan. 10Monday10 - 10:45 a.m.$20/$406


PEE WEE AEROBICS    

Eligibility: Ages 2 1/2 - 4 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room 1
Additional Information: Children are introduced to structured circle time activities involving gross-motor themed lessons, songs and games to develop language, encourage physical exercise and learn social skills. Free-time play is provided to allow for independent learning and social interaction with other children. Child must be at least 30 months old. On-time parent drop-off after a bathroom break help children benefit the most from this class.  Minimum: 4           Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Sept. 20Nov. 4Nov. 8Monday11 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$406
Nov. 15Jan. 5Jan. 10Monday11 11:45 a.m.$20/$406


PRE-SCHOOL PLAY GROUP     

Eligibility: Ages 2 - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Classroom 1/ Multipurpose Room 1
Additional Information: Children learn in a mini pre-school environment with structured circle-time activities to learn about weather and the calendar. A theme (shape, color, places or holidays) will be provided through books, games, songs and other physical activities. Children will make a craft to reinforce the theme of the day. Free time play is included to allow independent learning and social interaction with other children. On-time parent drop-off after a bathroom break help children benefit the most from this class.   Minimum: 4           Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Sept. 20Nov. 5Nov. 9Tuesday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406
Nov. 15Jan. 6Jan. 11Tuesday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406


BOOK IT      

Eligibility: Ages 2 1/2 - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Classroom 1/ Multipurpose Room 1
Additional Information: Books come alive with re-enactments, games and songs to open the imagination, active movement and language development. The theme of the pre-school level books will vary per session depending on the seasons, holidays, animals, etc. We do encourage everyone to visit the local library and for parents to read to children often. On-time parent drop-off after a bathroom break help children benefit the most from this class.  Minimum: 4           Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Nov. 15Jan. 7Jan. 13Thursday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406


ENERGY OUTLET       

Eligibility: Ages 3 - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room 1
Additional Information: Children get a dose of high-energy release activities along with a weekly introduction of motor skills to build strength, balance and coordination as they become more independent. Structured and free-time playtime develops language, physical and social skills.   Minimum: 4           Maximum: 6

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Nov. 15Jan. 7Jan 21Friday10:30 11:45 a.m.$20/$406


A WINTER PLAYDATE        

Eligibility: Ages 3 - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Classroom 1
Additional Information: Playdates are great ways to help kids learn social skills, make friends, and have fun!   This class will offer kid-friendly activities such as crafts, songs, books, games and even a snack around winter themes.     Maximum: 8

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFee
Aug. 9 Nov. 26Dec. 3Friday10 a.m. - 12 noon$12/$24


LEGO PLAYDATE        

Eligibility: Ages 3 - 5 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Classroom 1
Additional Information: Playdates with LEGO can benefit children in so many incredible ways.  This playdate will keep your child busy playing and learning with LEGO. There will be games, challenges, and pre-school concepts, such as colors and numbers, while creativity and imagination     Maximum: 8

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFee
Aug. 9 Dec. 7Dec. 10Friday10 a.m. - 12 noon$12/$24

Preschool Gymnastics

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

BOUNCING BUNNIES   

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Walking Age 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.

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 4Thursday10:15 - 10:50 a.m.$534
Aug. 9Nov. 23Dec. 2Thursday10:15 - 10:50 a.m.$534







Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 2Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$534
Aug. 9Dec. 1Dec. 7Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$534


BABY NINJAS    

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Walking Age 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.

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 2Tuesday10:15 - 10:50 a.m.$534
Aug. 9Dec. 1Dec. 7Tuesday10:15 - 10:50 a.m.$534


MARCHING MONKEYS     

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.

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 4Thursday9:30 - 10:15 a.m.$724
Aug. 9 Nov. 23Dec. 2Thursday9:30 - 10:15 a.m.$724







Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 5Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$724
Aug. 9Nov. 23Dec. 3Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$724


LITTLE NINJAS    

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Age 3 - 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: 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.

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 2Tuesday1 - 1:45 p.m.$724
Aug. 9 Dec. 1Dec. 7Tuesday1 - 1:45 p.m.$724


GALLOPING GATORS    

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Age 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.

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateDay of WeekTimeFeeWeeks
Aug. 9 Oct. 27Nov. 3Wednesday1 - 1:45 p.m.$724
Aug. 9 Nov. 23Dec. 1Wednesday1 - 1:45 p.m.$724







Aug. 9Oct. 27Nov. 3Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$724
Aug. 9Nov. 23Dec. 1Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$724