Preschool-Age 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.

Register for Ballet/Tumble

Ballet / Tumble - ages 3–6

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

Ages 3–6

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

Fall Session I
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Sept. 3–Oct. 15 Tu 5:45–6:30 pm #151947 $68M/$78NM
Sept. 4–Oct. 16 W 10:00–10:45 am #151948 $68M/$78NM
Fall Session II
Date Day Time Code Price
Oct. 22–Dec. 17 Tu 5:45–6:30 pm #151951 $78M/$88NM
Oct. 23–Dec. 18 W 10:00–10:45 am #151952 $78M/$88NM
Register for Ballet/Tap

Ballet / Tap - ages 3–6

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

Participants need tap shoes.
Ages 3–6
Instructor: Vicki Kassees

Fall Session I
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Sept. 3–Oct. 15 Tu 5:00–5:45 pm #152172 $68M/$78NM
Sept. 4–Oct. 16 W 10:45–11:30 am #151921 $68M/$78NM
Sept. 4–Oct. 16 W 1:00–1:45 pm #151922 $68M/$78NM
Oct. 22–Dec. 17 Tu 5:00–5:45 pm #152173 $78M/$88NM
Fall Session II
Date Day Time Code Price
Oct. 22–Dec. 17 Tu 5:00–5:45 pm #152173 $78M/$88NM
Oct. 23–Dec. 18 W 10:45–11:30 am #151929 $78M/$88NM
Oct. 23–Dec. 18 W 1:00–1:45 pm #151930 $78M/88NM

Tiny Tots Open Gym - ages 6 and under

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

Ages 6 and under.

Drop-in class.

Fall Session
Date Day Time Price
Oct. 4–Dec. 20 F 10:00–11:30 am FreeM/$3NM
Register for Tiny Tots Music

Tiny Tots Intro to Music (Ages 3–6)

Children will learn about music and rhythm by playing instruments, singing, and movement.

Fall Session I
Date Day Time Code Price
Sept. 16–Oct. 7 M 10:00–11:00 am #152763 $29M/$39NM
Fall Session II
Date Day Time Price
Oct. 14–Nov. 4 10:00–11:00 am #152766 $29M/$34NM

Tiny Tots Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 3–6)

Forty-five minutes of thematic fun for children ages 3–6.

Oct. 1 – Down on the Farm
Oct. 8 – Fall Fun
Oct. 15 – Pumpkin Science
Oct. 22 – Spiders
Oct. 29 – Halloween

Drop-in, pay as you go class.

Date Day Time Price
Oct 1–Oct 31 Tu 2:00 pm $3M/$4NM

Tiny Tots Just for Fun! (Ages 3–6)

Children are invited to participate in an hour of just plain ol’ fun.

Each week will be a different theme and shared through games, songs, and crafts.

Join us each week, pay as you go.

Sept. 18 – Dino Day
Sept. 25 – Colors & Shapes
Oct. 2 – Bears (Bring your favorite bear to class)
Oct. 9 – Beach Day (wear your beach attire, sunglasses and beach towel)
Oct. 16 – Let’s be Friends
Oct. 23 – Pajama Party (Wear your favorite jammies)
Oct. 30 – A little bit of Science
Nov. 6 – Rock On (rock painting)

Drop-in class.

Fall Session
Date Day Time Price
Sept. 18–Nov. 6 W 10:00–11:00 am $3M/$4NM

Tiny Tots Open Gym

Bring your toddler to the Hempfield recCenter gym for fun, unstructured play-time.

We will have balls, hoops, riding toys and a roller coaster available!

Parent must stay with child.

Drop-in class.

Fall Session
Date Day Time Price
Oct. 4–Dec. 20 F 10:00–11:30 am FREE to members/$3NM

Tiny Tots Open Gym Trick-or-Treat

Dress up your toddler for a trick-or-treat party in the gym!

We will offer the same open gym fun and take a trick-or-treat walk through the building collecting treats!

Drop-in class.

Fall Session
Date Day Time Price
Oct. 25 F 10:00–11:30 am FREE to members/$3NM

Cancellations & Closings

  • Oct 20 - Flag Football is canceled as of 1:00 pm
  • Oct 31 – No SwimAmerica™ 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm preschool classes or 5:30 / 6:30 pm school-age classes. Happy Halloween!
  • Oct 31 - Kids Korner will not be open in the evening due to trick-or-treat
  • Nov 27 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim