Preschool Programs

There are plenty of programs at Hempfield recCenter to keep your preschoolers active, happy and engaged!
Classes are available for children age six and under.


Terrific Tuesdays

Miss Kendall is back by popular demand with engaging stories, crafts, games and activities.
Pay as you go.

Date Day Time Price (Member/Non-Member)
Jan 8–Apr 30 Tu 2:00–3:00 pm $4M/$5NM

Register for Ballet/Tumble

Ballet / Tumble - ages 3–6


Little ones learn the basics—increasing body awareness, flexibility and coordination.

Ages 3–6

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Jan 9–Mar 13 W 10:00 am–10:45 am #108463 $105M/$110NM

Register for Ballet/Tap

Ballet / Tap - ages 3–6


Introduction to ballet technique and basic tap steps—increasing body awareness and rhythm.

Participants need tap shoes.

Ages 3–6

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

Winter Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Jan 9–Mar 13 W 10:45 am–11:30 am #108454 $105M/$110NM
Jan 9–Mar 13 W 1:00 pm–1:45 pm #108455 $105M/$110NM

Preschool Music Fun

Children will learn about music while exploring a variety of instruments, singing songs and playing musical games during this four-week session.

Registration deadline: Jan. 24

Ages 2–3
Dates Day Time Code Price
Jan 28–Feb 20 M & W 10:00–10:45 am #111493 $29M/$39NM
Feb 25–Mar 20 M & W 10:00–10:45 am #111503 $29M/$39NM
Ages 4–6
Dates Day Time Code Price
Jan 28–Feb 20 M & W 11:00–11:45 am #111494 $29M/$39NM
Feb 25–Mar 20 M & W 11:00–11:45 am #111506 $29M/$39NM

Tiny Tots Open Gym - ages 6 and under

Bring your toddler to our gym for unstructured, gross-motor play. We’ll have balls, hoops,
tunnels, riding toys and more! Parent must stay with the child. 

Ages 6 and under.

Basketball Gym
Date Day Time Price
Oct 5–Dec 28 F 10:00 am–11:30 am Free M/$3 per child, $5 per family NM
Jan 4–Apr 12 F 10:00–11:30 am FreeM/$3NM

Tiny Tots Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for our annual Easter egg hunt!

We’ll have a special craft, snack and open play in the gym. The egg hunt will begin at 10:00 am.

Registration deadline: April 10

Date Day Time Code Price
Apr 12 F 10:00–11:30 am #108449 FreeM/$3NM

Family Scavenger Hunt and Nature Trivia

The hunt is on! Bring your family for a night of outdoors fun! You will get a list of items to find in a limited amount of time. We will meet at the pavilion to share our items and have a game of nature trivia. Please bring a container to collect your items. The program requires a moderate amount of walking.

All ages.

We had a blast! See you next year!


Little Explorers Outdoor Fun - ages 3–6

You and your preschool children are invited to join us in exploring your local park.  Each week we’ll explore a nature-based theme such as trees, insects, animals, plants, seeds, and more! Bring your bug nets and containers!

See you next summer!



Cancellations & Closings

  • JANUARY 20 Rock-It Giant Inflatable in the pool has been canceled due to the weather.
  • JANUARY 21 Rec Kidz Day swim at 10:00 am. Family swim schedule change noon–3:30 pm
  • JANUARY 22 Hempfield High School Swim Team home meet. The pool will close at 6:30 pm. Go Black Knights!
  • JANUARY 25 No lap swimming from 3:30–5:30 due to HHS swim team practices. Go Black Knights!