Pre-School Programs

*Select the underlined start date to register for the class online

DIAPER GYM

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

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 15Aug. 19Monday9:30-10 a.m. $15/$306
Sept. 3Oct. 10Oct. 14Monday9:30 - 10 a.m.$15/$306
Nov. 1Jan. 9Jan. 13Monday9:30 - 10 a.m.$15/$306


TODDLER TIME

Eligibility: Walking, 15-30 months
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Multi Purpose Room 1
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!
Minimum: 3 Maximum: 10

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 15Aug. 19Monday10 - 10:45 a.m.$20/$406
Sept. 3Oct. 10Oct. 14Monday10 - 10:45 a.m.$20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 9Jan. 13Monday10 - 10:45 a.m.$20/$406


PEE WEE AEROBICS

Eligibility: Ages 30 months (2 ½ years) – 4 years
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Multi Purpose Room 1
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.
Minimum: 3 Maximum: 8

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 15Aug. 19Monday11 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$406
Sept. 3Oct. 10Oct. 14Monday11 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 9Jan. 13Monday11 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$404


PRE-SCHOOL PLAY GROUP

Eligibility: Ages 2-5
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Multi Purpose Room 1
Additional Information: Parents drop off their children for this program.  This class includes playtime, arts and crafts, etc. Participants sign up for only one of the time offered and not both classes.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 6

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 15Aug. 20Tuesday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$40  6
Sept. 3Oct. 10Oct. 15Tuesday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 9Jan. 14Tuesday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. $20/$406


BOOK IT

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

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 19Aug. 22Thursday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406
Sept. 3Oct. 15Oct. 17Thursday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 14Jan. 16Thursday11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.$20/$406


ENERGY OUTLET  

Eligibility: Ages 3-5
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Multi-Purpose Room 1 & Classroom 1
Additional Information: Parents drop off their children for this program. This class includes a weekly dose of high-energy release activities.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 8

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 20August 23Friday10:30 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$406
Sept. 3Oct. 16Oct. 18Friday10:30 - 11:45 a.m. $20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 8Jan. 10Friday10:30 - 11:45 a.m.$20/$406


STROLLER FITNESS

Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center Gym- Court C
Additional Information: Stroller Fitness is an exercise program for moms that they can do while their child is in the stroller.  The class includes power walking and intervals of body toning using exercise bands, dumbbells and the stroller. Pre-Requisite: The child must stay in the stroller. Siblings are not allowed to be brought to the class. Jogger stroller and sturdy strollers with bar handles are allowed.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 8

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
TR/NR
Weeks
April 1Aug. 20August 23Friday9 - 9:45 a.m. $15/$306
Sept. 3Oct. 16Oct. 18Friday9 - 9:45 a.m.$20/$406
Nov. 1Jan. 8Jan. 10Friday9 - 9:45 a.m.$20/$406

CHILD FINGERPRINTING 

Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center Lobby
Additional Information: Come by the recreation department and have your child fingerprinted for your files in case of an emergency

DateTimeFee
Monday, Sept. 169 - 11:30 a.m.Free


SAFE KIDS NRV COALITION  

Location: Christiansburg Fire Dept. Bay
Additional Information: Come by the fire department to make sure you have your car seat installed properly. Keep your kids safe!

DateTimeFee
Thursday, Sept. 264 - 6 p.m.Free
Thursday, Oct. 244 - 6 p.m.Free
Thursday, Nov. 214 - 6 p.m.Free
Thursday, Dec. 194 - 6 p.m.Free
Thursday, Jan. 304 - 6 p.m.Free


 Preschool Gymnastics
 

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

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.

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1 Aug. 28Sept. 3Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$524
Sept. 3Sept. 25Oct. 1Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$524
Sept. 3Oct. 30Nov. 5Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$524
Sept. 3Nov. 26Dec. 3Tuesday5:30 6:05 p.m.$524
Sept. 3Jan. 2Jan. 7Tuesday5:30 - 6:05 p.m.$524

 

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.

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1Sept. 3Sept. 7Saturday10:30 - 11:05 a.m.$524
Sept. 3Oct. 1Oct. 5Saturday10:30 - 11:05 a.m.$524
Sept. 3Oct. 29Nov. 2Saturday10:30 - 11:05 a.m.$524
Sept. 3Dec. 3Dec. 7Saturday10:30 - 11:05 a.m.$524
Sept. 3Jan. 7Jan. 11Saturday10:30 - 11:05 a.m.$524


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. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1Aug. 30Sept. 6Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Sept. 27Oct. 4Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 25Nov. 1Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Nov. 26Dec. 6Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Jan. 3Jan. 10Friday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704


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. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1Sept. 3Sept. 7Saturday11:10 - 11:55 a.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 1Oct. 5Saturday11:10 - 11:55 a.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 29Nov. 2Saturday 11:10 - 11:55 a.m.$704
Sept. 3Dec. 3Dec. 7Saturday11:10 - 11:55 a.m.$704
Sept. 3Jan. 7Jan. 11Saturday11:10 - 11:55 a.m.$704


 GALLOPING GATORS

Eligibility: Girls and Boys Ages 4-5
Location: Virginia Techniques
Gymnastics
1550 Roanoke Street, Suite C,

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. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1Aug. 28Sept. 4Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Sept. 25Oct. 2Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 30Nov. 6Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Nov. 26Dec. 4Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Jan. 2Jan. 8Wednesday4:30 - 5:15 p.m.$704


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.

Reg. Begins
Reg. Ends
Starting Date
Day of Week
Time
Fee
Weeks
Aug. 1Sept. 4Sept. 9Monday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 2Oct. 7Monday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Oct. 30Nov. 4Monday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Nov. 26Dec. 2Monday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704
Sept. 3Jan. 2Jan. 6Monday5:45 - 6:30 p.m.$704