Youth Programs

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Register for Elite Skills Football Clinic

Elite Skills Football with XFL Coach Chris Thompson - Throwing and Agility Clinic

Coach Thompson is a Lancaster County native and a member of the 2016 Manheim Central Hall of Fame. He has recently been working with the XFL team, New York Guardians, where he worked closely with Super Bowl-winning Coach Kevin Gilbride. Coach Thompson was also selected to be a part of the NFL’s Coaching Internship Program last summer with the Chicago Bears and has an extensive accomplished background in professional Indoor/Arena football as a former eight-year Head Coach. In 2017, he was named the National Arena League Coach of the Year, and he has also coached at two different local colleges.

This clinic will focus on throwing mechanics, proper footwork, core strength, and detailed fundamentals from the ground up. Quarterback specific skills will also be included.

Location: Hempfield recCenter Gymnasium – Register early; space is limited.

Ages 7–10
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Rescheduled Date TBA $40M/$45NM
Ages 11–17
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Rescheduled Date TBA $40M/$45NM
Register for Youth Ballet with Miss Katie

Youth Ballet with Miss Katie ages 6 to 10+

Miss Katie received her formal training from the Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, School of American Ballet, and the San Francisco Ballet. She holds a BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase College and has been a professional dancer in New York City for eight years. Miss Katie has performed works by renowned choreographers including Jessica Lang, George Balanchine, and Merce Cunningham.

During this class, students will learn the correct posture, technique, basic steps, coordination, and musicality. The class is designed for beginner/intermediate/advanced dancers. Three age-appropriate classes. NOTE: 10+ classes are for intermediate/advanced dancers.

Hempfield recCenter Dance Studio

Ages 6–8
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jan 6–Feb 3 W 4:30–5:30 pm #214029 $55M/$65NM
Feb 17–Mar 17 W 4:30–5:30 pm #214030 $55M/$65NM
Mar 31–Apr 28 W 4:30–5:30 pm #214031 $55M/$65NM
Ages 9–11
Date Day Time Code Pricing member/nonmember
Jan 6–Feb 3 W 5:30–6:30 pm #214033 $55M/$65NM
Feb 17–Mar 17 W 5:30–6:30 pm #214041 $55M/$65NM
Mar 31–Apr 28 W 5:30–6:30 pm #214035 $55M/$65NM
Ages 10+ intermediate/advance
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jan 6–Feb 3 W 6:30–7:30 pm #214038 $55M/$65NM
Feb 17–Mar 17 W 6:30–7:30 pm #214040 $55M/$65NM
Mar 31–Apr 28 W 6:30–7:30 pm #214039 $55M/$65NM
Register for Teen and Adult Ballet Fitness

Teen and Adult Ballet Fitness ages 15+

This class is an introduction to classical ballet techniques with a focus on stretching and strengthening.
Instructor: Emmanuel Williams. Dance studio.  

Emmanuel Williams is the Business Director of Susquehanna Dance Center located in Mountville and is overjoyed to be providing dance classes at the Hempfield recCenter. Emmanuel holds a B.F.A. in Dance from George Mason University as well as a B.S. in Sport Management. He has worked with choreographers from Alvin Ailey, Hubbard Street, and Alonzo King Lines Ballet in college. He has danced professionally and toured with a Philadelphia dance company, worked on various projects for a company in D.C., started his own dance company, and choreographed numerous performance pieces.   

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jan 9–Feb 13 Sa 10:30–11:30 am #215063 $65M/$75NM
Register for Intro to Contemporary/Modern Dance

Intro to Contemporary/Modern Dance ages 9+

This class will introduce contemporary dance as an expressive style that brings together elements of classical ballet, jazz, lyrical and modern styles. It will build a solid foundation whether pursuing dance seriously or for fitness and fun. Held in our dance studio. Instructor: Emmanuel Williams

Emmanuel Williams is the Business Director of Susquehanna Dance Center located in Mountville and is overjoyed to be providing dance classes at the Hempfield recCenter. Emmanuel holds a B.F.A. in Dance from George Mason University as well as a B.S. in Sport Management. He has worked with choreographers from Alvin Ailey, Hubbard Street, and Alonzo King Lines Ballet in college. He has danced professionally and toured with a Philadelphia dance company, worked on various projects for a company in D.C., started his own dance company, and choreographed numerous performance pieces.   

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jan 9–Feb 13 Sa 11:45 am–12:45 pm #215057 $65M/$75NM
Register for Youth Mindfulness & Yoga

Youth Mindfulness & Yoga ages 7–12

Children have not had a typical year of being in classrooms, on the playground, eating together in cafeterias, etc. This youth yoga session will help bring back all the connections for children in a mindful way while teaching them proper yoga poses to help cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility, and improve concentration.

Children should bring a yoga mat.

Instructor: Nicole Emig

Small-group with safe distancing, held in our dance studio.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jan 16–Mar 6 Sa 10:15–11:00 am #214599 $80M/$100NM
Register for CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic

CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic grades 2–7

YM Charlie Parker, a Millersville University All American and Hall of Fame inductee and a former professional basket-ball player, brings to Hempfield recCenter the CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic!

Players will practice drills, including ball handling, footwork, scoring, passing, defense, and shooting techniques. Various competitions will create a fun, competitive environment!

Charlie Parker’s CrunchTime Hoops 
Private & small-group training at Hempfield recCenter
Contact: charlesmparker2@gmail.com

Coed Grades 2–7
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 16–Apr 13 Tu 5:45–6:45 pm #214049 $89M/$99NM
Apr 20–May 18 Tu 5:45–6:45 pm #214981 $89M/$99NM
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.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

About Miss Vickie
Vicki Kassees – B.S. in Recreation Program Management from North Carolina State University;
Full Scholarship to North Carolina State University for gymnastics; Meredith College Dance Degree

Spring Session II dates to be announced.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 6–Mar 10 W 1:00–1:45 pm #213994 $99M/$109NM
Register for Ballet/Tumble

Ballet/Tumble ages 3–6

YM Learn the basics of ballet and tumbling skills. Increase body awareness, flexibility and coordination.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

About Miss Vickie
Vicki Kassees – B.S. in Recreation Program Management from North Carolina State University;
Full Scholarship to North Carolina State University for gymnastics; Meredith College Dance Degree

Spring Session II dates to be announced.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 5–Mar 9 Tu 4:30–5:15 pm #213989 $99M/109NM
Jan 5–Mar 9 Tu 5:15–6:00 pm #213990 $99M/109NM
Jan 6–Mar 10 10:00–10:45 am #213991 $99M/109NM
Register for Jazz and Gym

Jazz and Gym ages 7+

YM Elements of gymnastics and dance are blended together. Students will learn to combine movement, balance work, and tumbling with dance techniques.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

About Miss Vickie
Vicki Kassees – B.S. in Recreation Program Management from North Carolina State University;
Full Scholarship to North Carolina State University for gymnastics; Meredith College Dance Degree

Spring Session II dates to be announced.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 5–Mar 9 Tu 7:30–8:30 pm #214008 $119M/$129NM
Register for Hip Hop

Hip Hop ages 7+

YM High-energy dance moves and steps to today’s popular music.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

About Miss Vickie
Vicki Kassees – B.S. in Recreation Program Management from North Carolina State University;
Full Scholarship to North Carolina State University for gymnastics; Meredith College Dance Degree

Spring Session II dates to be announced.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 5–Mar 9 Tu 6:00–6:45 pm #213996 $99M/$109NM
Register for Youth Ballet with Miss Vickie

Youth Ballet with Miss Vickie ages 7+

YM Learn this classical dance performed with grace, the precision of movement, flexibility, and technique.

Ballet shoes and tights are required.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

About Miss Vickie
Vicki Kassees – B.S. in Recreation Program Management from North Carolina State University;
Full Scholarship to North Carolina State University for gymnastics; Meredith College Dance Degree

Spring Session II dates to be announced.

Winter 2021
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 5–Mar 9 Tu 6:45–7:30 pm #214010 $99M/$109NM
Register for Volleyball Clinic

Volleyball Clinic ages 10–14

YM  Volleyball fundamental skill instruction is provided by Coach Gary Dimm and his staff. Coed beginner to experienced instruction for ages 10–14.
Register early; space is limited.

NOTE – New start date! Now starting January 18th and running 6-weeks. 

recCenter Indoor Gym
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 18–Feb 22 M 7:00–8:30 pm #212044 $68M/$78NM
Hoopers Registration/Contact Form Register for Hoopers Coed Grades 1 & 2 Register for Hoopers Coed Grades 3 & 4 Register for Hoopers Girls Grades 2–4

Hoopers Basketball grades 1–4

YM Players are introduced to the game of basketball through practice drills and organized scrimmages. The focus is on learning the game in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere. Players will be grouped into teams and assigned a parent volunteer/coach. Concentration is placed on ball handling, dribbling, passing, and shooting. The first four weeks of the program will be one-hour team practices. The remaining four weeks will be scheduled scrimmages against the other teams in the program.

Registration is OPEN! WE ARE STILL WORKING ON THE TIMES; contact Cristine Maser cmaser@hempfieldrec.com.

Volunteer Coaches are needed; contact Cristine Maser cmaser@hempfieldrec.com.

Coed Grades 1 & 2
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 16–Mar 6 Sa (two groups will have one-hour slot) Time TBD #195400 $69M/$79NM
Coed Grades 3 &4
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 16–Mar 6 Sa Time TBD #195420 $69M/$79NM
Girls Grades 2–4
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 16–Mar 6 Sa Time TBD #195422 $69M/$79NM
Flag Football Registration Form

Flag Football ages 6–15

YM Players will experience all positions on the field while learning fundamentals. Each team practices/scrimmages for 1.5 hours per week—Sundays only. Players are assigned to a team based on their age and size. Volunteer coaches are needed, your time and effort are appreciated! No play 4/4.

Deadline to register March 5.

Ages 6–8
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Mar 21–May 16 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #214056 $89M/$99NM
Ages 9–12
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Mar 21–May 16 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #214058 $89M/$99NM
Ages 13–15
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Mar 21–May 16 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #214060 $89M/$99NM

2021 Summer Playground

2021 Summer Playground
It’s our 43rd year!

Our supervised program is held at three neighborhood parks:
Amos Herr Park – East Hempfield Township, Silver Spring Park
– West Hempfield Township, and Mountville Community Park.
This popular program offers supervised outdoor play, games,
sports, and *optional field trips and pool parties.

Offered for eight weeks during summer break.

*Field trips and pool parties as well as the number of participants are contingent upon COVID/CDC guidelines.
Detailed information will be released on March 15th. 

For more information, contact Cristine Maser, Program Director
cmaser@hempfieldrec.com or 898¬3102 ext. 139. 

Registration opens on April 1st. Forms can be printed from
our website but must be completed and mailed or dropped off.
No phone or online registrations. 

Jun 14–Aug 6
Monday through Friday
9:00 am–3:30 pm
ages 6–13

Boxing Classes ages 8+

E.P. Brown of FRS Sports Athletics is offering beginner to pro boxing classes that teach the technical
aspects of boxing along with ways you can incorporate this invigorating sport into your workout routine.

Gloves are provided. Hand wraps are recommended and will be available for purchase.

Sessions offered by appt. only – ages 8+

  Members: $25/½ hr or $40/hr (one-on-one training)

  Nonmembers: $35/½ hr or $55/hr (one-on-one training)

  Group Rates (3 people max): $45/½ hr or $75/hr

One-on-One Package Deals 

Beginner Package  $45

  Week 1 one 15-min session

  Week 2 one 15-min session

  Week 3 one 20-min session

  Week 4 one 25-min session

Advanced Package  $110

  Week 1 one 45-min session

  Week 2 one 45-min session

  Week 3 one 45-min session

  Week 4 one 45-min session

Pro Package  $160

  Week 1 one 1-hr session or two 30-min sessions

  Week 2 one 1-hr session or two 30-min sessions

  Week 3 one 1-hr session or two 30-min sessions

  Week 4 two 45-min sessions

Contact E.P. Brown to schedule your session
epbrown@frssports@icloud.com or 717-209-2951

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Cancellations & Closings

  • Our Wednesday 10:45 Line Dancing class is postponed until further notice.
  • Our Tuesday & Thursday 11:30 Zumba Gold class is postponed until further notice.
  • January 14th - Our pool will close at 3:00 to host the HHS Swim Team home meet. The pool will reopen at 6:30-7:30 for family and lap swimming.
  • Jan 19th & 21st - Our pool will close at 6:30 pm to host HHS Swim Team home meets.