Youth Programs

From basketball to ballet, there’s so much for kids to do at Hempfield recCenter! Plus, we’re always adding new programs, so check back often to see what’s happening.

Register for Youth Tap

Youth Tap (Ages 7+)

YM Students will improve coordination and timing while developing rhythmic footwork. This dance form is where your feet create the music.

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 8 – Mar. 11 W 4:30 – 5:15 PM #166728 $89M/$99NM
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.

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 7 – Mar. 10 Tu 7:15 – 8:15 PM #166723 $104M/$114NM
Register for Hip Hop ages 7+ Register for Hip Hop ages 10+

Hip Hop

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

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Ages 7+
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 7 – Mar. 10 Tu 4:15 – 5:00 PM #166721 $89M/$99NM
Ages 10+
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 7 – Mar. 10 Tu 8:15 – 9:00 PM #166719 $89M/$99NM

Youth Ballet

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

Ballet shoes and tights are required.

Registration open to continuing students only.

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 7 – Mar. 10 Tu 6:30 – 7:15 PM #166725 $89M/$99NM
Register for Youth Volleyball Clinic

Youth Volleyball Clinic (Ages 10 – 14)

Volleyball instruction is provided by Coach Gary Dimm and his staff.

Coed beginner to experienced player instruction will be offered. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 6 – Feb. 24 M 7:00 – 8:30 PM #152751 $94M/$104NM
Register for Tri Preparation

Triathlon Preparation - ages 13+

You signed up for a triathlon—congratulations! Whether you signed up for your first sprint triathlon or your tenth Ironman, you need to train properly to get ready for the best race of your life. Triathlon training is more than just running, biking and swimming. Elite triathletes are also using strength training to improve their performance. Let Dan Cless and Joe Ruiz help you prepare for your big event.

Twelve-week session.
TRX Studio & Fitness Center

Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Feb 3–Apr 20 M 6:30–7:30 pm #166767 $120M/$160NM
Register for Coed Flag Football

Coed Flag Football

YM  Players will learn the fundamentals of the sport in this no-touch league. All kids are given the opportunity to experience all of the positions on the field. Each team will practice/scrimmage for 90 minutes each week. Sundays only.

Volunteer coaches are needed.

Registration is mandatory and space is limited.
Registration forms are available on our website and at the front desk. 

Ages 6–8 & Ages 9–12

Contact Cristine Maser for additional details: cmaser@hempfieldrec.com or 717-898-3102 ext. 139

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Ages 6–8
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar. 22 – May 17 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #166791 $79M$89NM
Ages 9–12
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar. 22 – May 17 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #166793 $79M$89NM

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@frssportsathletics.com or 717-209-2951

Hoopers Basketball (Grades 1–4)

Register for Hoopers Basketball (Grades 1-2) 2020 Hoopers Registration Form Register for Hoopers Basketball (Grades 3-4) Register for Hoopers Basketball Girls (Grade 2-4)

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  deadline: Dec. 21

*NOTE Coed grades 1 & 2 will practice one hour – either 9:30 am or 10:30 am.

Contact Cristine Maser for additional details: cmaser@hempfieldrec.com or 717-898-3102 ext. 139

Coed Grades 1 and 2
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 18–Mar. 7 Sa 9:30–10:30 am or 10:30–11:30 am #152743 $69M/$79NM
Coed Grades 3 and 4
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 18–Mar. 7 Sa 11:30–12:30 pm #152746 $69M/$79NM
Girls Grades 2–4
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 18–Mar. 7 Sa 12:30–1:30 pm #152747 $69M/$79NM

Youth Free Weight Orientation ages 11–15

This program teaches kids ages 11–15 how to properly use the equipment in the recCenter cardio and weight training areas. Even 11 and 12-year-olds who work out with an adult will learn tips to exercise safely and become more self-sufficient.

Two-class session.

Trainer: Dan Cless  
dcless@hempfieldrec.com

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Two-session class
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan. 11 – Feb. 1 Sa 11:00 am–12:00 pm #166751 $80M/NM
Feb. 22 – Mar. 14 Sa 11:00 – 12:00 PM #166757 $80M/NM

CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic

Register for CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic

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

Players will practice skill development ranging from fundamentals to pro-level scoring moves. Players will be pushed in drills including ball-handling, footwork, scoring, passing, defense and shooting techniques.

The coed class is geared toward beginner players while the upper-grade sessions focus on skill-building instruction.

Registration opens 12/1/19.

Grades 1 – 4
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar. 12 – Apr. 16 Th 6:00 – 7:00 PM #167091 $109M/$119NM
Girls Grades 4 – 8
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar. 21 – Apr. 25 Sa 9:00 – 10:00 AM #167095 $109M/$119NM
Boys Grades 4 – 8
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar. 21 – Apr. 25 Sa 10:00 – 11:00 AM #167096 $109M/$119NM

Summer Playground 2020

It’s never too early to think about SUMMER! If your child is between the ages of 6–13, we invite them to join us at a local park for a fun, flexible, and safe summer program. Held at four local parks: Amos Herr Park – East Hempfield Township, Silver Spring Park – West Hempfield Township, Mountville Community Park and East Petersburg 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, Monday–Friday, 9:00 am–3:30 pm, daily.
Registration opens April 1st.

 

Summer Employment Opportunity – Perfect for Education Majors!
Love kids? Love being outside and active? Want to make some money and gain valuable experience over the summer? If you answered yes to these questions, apply to join our Summer Playground Team! Applications are listed on our website. Submit your application today to Cristine Maser at cmaser@hempfieldrec.com. Interviews begin December 2019.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Cancellations & Closings

  • Dec 2 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim
  • Dec 10, 12, 17 - Pool closes at 6:30 pm due to HHS home swim meets
  • Dec 23 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim
  • Dec 25 - Facility closed
  • Dec 27 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim
  • Dec 30 - No 1:30 pm Shallow H2O due to Rec Kids swim