Special Interest Programs
NOVICE DOG OBEDIENCE
Eligibility: Dogs 5 1/2 months and older
Location: 415 Cambria St. C’burg (building to the left of VA Varsity Storage)
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 for lecture. No dogs the first week, just the owner. . Only 1 person per dog allowed in the building for class. Masks are required. Minimum: 6 Maximum: 8 This is a six week class.
|Reg. Begins||Reg. Ends||Starting Date||Day of Week||Time||TR/NR|
|May 24||July 9||July 14||Wednesday||6:30 - 7:20 p.m.||$120|
|July 19||Sept. 3||Sept. 8||Wednesday||6 - 6:50 p.m.||$120|
|July 19||Sept. 3||Sept. 8||Wednesday||7 - 7:50 p.m.||$120|
Eligibility: Puppies 10 - 17 weeks
Location: 415 Cambria St. (building to the left of VA Varsity Storage)
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 six week course. The puppy comes to all classes. Only 1 person per dog allowed in the building for class. Masks are required. Minimum: 6 Maximum: 8 This is a six week class.
|Reg. Begins||Reg. Ends||Starting Date||Day of Week||Time||TR/NR|
|July 19||Sept. 3||Sept. 9||Thursday||6 - 7 p.m.||$120|
INTERMEDIATE DOG OBEDIENCE
|Reg. Begins||Reg. Ends||Starting Date||Day of Week||Time||TR/NR||Weeks|
|July 19||Sept. 3||Sept. 9||Thursday||7:15 - 8:15 p.m.||$120||6|
MONTGOMERY-FLOYD REGIONAL LIBRARY AT THE REC. CENTER
Additional Information: : Miss the library? Want to save a trip? We’ll have books available for checkout, library cards, and information about the library to access while visiting the Recreation Center. Location: Outside in front of the Recreation Center
|Tuesday, July 27||2:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Free|
|Tuesday, August 31||2:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Free|
LUNCH BUNCH "MEET & EAT OUTSIDE DINING"
Additional Information: Join us for our monthly lunch outings to various restaurants in the area. Participants are responsible for paying for their own lunch and providing their own transportation. Must Pre-Register to be included in the lunch count. Minimum: 3 Maximum: 6
|April 12 - July 14||Wednesday, July 21||Mama Maria's-Salem||Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.||Free|
|April 12 - Aug. 18||Wednesday, Aug. 25||Bull & Bones-Cburg||Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.||Free|
|April 12 - Sept. 7||Tuesday, Sept. 14||Tye Dye Pig-Radford||Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.||Free|
VIRGINIA FIREARMS SAFETY TRAINING
Additional Information: This class offered by Southwest Virginia Firearms Instruction is a classroom based firearms safety course designed to meet the requirements set forth in the SP-248 application for a Concealed Carry Permit. Upon completing the course, the attendee will receive a certificate of completion and can then go apply for a permit at the courthouse. This class has been approved by the Honorable Robert M. D. Turk, Presiding Judge, Chief Judge for the training requirement portion of the application. The instructor is both Virginia Division of Criminal Justice Certified General Instructor, as well as a Certified Firearms Instructor. The instructor is a current law enforcement officer. Must show valid EMS Identification upon registration to receive EMS discount. Ages: 18 & over Minimum: 6 Maximum: 15
|May 3 - Sept. 15||Sunday, Sept. 19||Multipurpose Rm. 2||3 - 5 p.m.||$35 EMS Personnel/$45 all others|
INTRO TO STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING
Additional Information: Join us on Claytor Lake for our Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) class. This one hour class will provide instruction on the basics of paddle stroke, balancing and positioning on the board, turning and board movement. This class will consist of both dry land and on water instruction. Once you have mastered the ba- sic skills, your instructor will take the group on a short paddle board tour on Claytor Lake. This class is the perfect way to get started paddling the right way and experience the fastest growing watersport. The class will be fun and informative while you improve your balance skills and workout your core muscles. The class fee includes instruction and all rental equipment needed for the class. The class is taught by Mountain 2 Island Paddleboards, Kayaks and Boat Rentals. Participants provide their own transportation to the marina.
|April 1 - July 14||Tuesday, July 20||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
|April 1 - Aug. 11||Tuesday, Aug. 17||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
|April 1 - Sept. 15||Tuesday, Sept. 21||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
Additional Information: This class provides the basic skills and safety techniques needed to paddle a kayak on flat water. The class will cover launching techniques, paddling terminology, basic paddle strokes, kayaking safety and trip planning. This is a fun and informative kayaking class followed by a short kayaking tour along the shores of Claytor Lake. All equipment is provided: single person kayak, paddle and personal floatation device. The class is taught by Mountain 2 Island Paddleboards, Kayaks and Boat Rentals. Location: Claytor Lake Rock House Marina - 3776 Rock House Road, Pulaski
|April 1 - July 21||Tuesday, July 27||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
|April 1 - Aug. 18||Tuesday, Aug. 24||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
|April 1 - Sept. 22||Tuesday, Sept. 28||6:30 - 7:30 p.m.||$15|
EASY DIY TEA TOWELS
Additional Information: Learn how to make personalized tea towels using rubber stamps, paint and transfers. Pre-register.
|May 3 - July 20||Tuesday, July 27||11 a.m.||Free; pre-register|
Additional Information: Enjoy shopping at SAMS Club and the surrounding stores. There are many nearby restaurants for you to choose from for lunch. Participants are responsible for paying for their own meal and providing their own transportation. Must Pre-Register.
|April 12 - Aug 11||Monday, Aug. 16||10 a.m.||Free||Roanoke|
EASY DIY BASKET
Additional Information: Join us in making an easy basket to use around your house or give to a friend. Pre-register.
|April 12 - Aug 11||Wednesday, Aug. 18||10 a.m.||$5 includes all supplies|
STEP BY STEP HOME BUYERS CLASS
Additional Information: Join Rachel as she gives you helpful tips to be aware of when purchasing a home. Must Pre-register. Masks are required. Minimum: 2 Maximum: 6 Location: Classroom 1
|April 1 - Aug. 19||Age 18 & over||Tuesday, Aug. 24||5:30 - 6:30 p.m.||Free|
GRANDPARENTS DAY CRAFT
Additional Information: Celebrate grandparent’s day with your grandchild/children creating a kite to enjoy outdoors or indoors. Pre-register.
|April 12 - Sept. 1||Wednesday, Sept. 8||11 a.m.||Grandparents and children ages 3 - 5||Free; pre-register|
BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE -VIRTUAL PROGRAM
Additional Information: Discover great recipes by throwing in your favorite mix of sweet juices, tangy fruits, fresh vegetables, and surprise ingredients to create easy breakfast on the go or fast snack. Pre-register.
|April 12 - Sept. 15||Wednesday, Sept. 22||11 a.m.||Free; pre-register|
SOCIAL MEDIA SERIES
TIKTOK, INSTAGRAM & SNAPCHAT
|April 1 - July 23||Wednesday, July 28||Senior Activities Rm.||3 - 4:30 p.m.||$2TR/$4NR|
TWITTER & REDDIT
|April 1 - Aug. 18||Wednesday, Aug. 25||Senior Activities Rm.||3 - 4:30 p.m.||$2TR/$4NR|
PINTEREST WITH FOOD & CRAFT
|April 1 - Sept. 24||Wednesday, Sept. 29||Senior Activities Rm.||3 - 4:30 p.m.||$2TR/$4NR|