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.

Babysitting Course - grades 6–8

Register for Babysitting Course

The six-hour class includes training on safety, maintaining discipline, feeding, emergency situations and CPR certification. Lunch will be provided.

For youth in grades 6–8.

Registration deadline: Mar 15

 

Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 23 Sa 10:00 am–4:00 pm #111998 $70 per person

Triathlon Basics for Kids - ages 7–12

Register for Triathlon Basics for Kids

Ever wanted to try a triathlon? If so, this is the class for you! Learn the basics leading up to the Youth TRI for Fun on April 27th.
Registration deadline: Mar 4

Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 7–Mar 28 Th 6:00–7:00 pm #108294 $20M/$25NM

Gym Rats Basketball Clinic - ages 6–12

Register for Gym Rats Basketball

YM F&M College coaches and players will lead players through drills focusing on ball handling, dribbling and shooting techniques. This clinic is geared toward beginner through advanced players and will be grouped accordingly.

Six weeks.

Registration deadline: March 20

 

Winter Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 27–May 1 W 4:30–5:30 pm #107919 $89M/$99NM

CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic - ages 7–14

Register for CrunchTime Hoops

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.

Ages 7–14.

Registration deadline: March 14

Winter/Spring Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 16–Apr 20 Sa 9:00 am–10:00 am #108901 $99M/$109NM

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 and experiencing the game in a fun, non-competitive atmosphere. Players will be grouped into teams and assigned a parent volunteer/coach. Concentration is placed on practicing 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. A time clock will run, but no scoring will be kept. A detailed schedule will be given out at the coaches’ meeting and distributed to all participants and their parents.

Registration Is Closed.

 

Coed grades 1 & 2
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 12–Mar 2 Sa 9:30 am–11:30 am #93424 $69M/$79NM
Coed grades 3 & 4
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 12–Mar 2 Sa 11:30 am–12:30 pm #93426 $69M/$79NM
Girls grades 2–4
Jan 12–Mar 2 Sa 12:30 pm–1:30 pm #93429 $69M/$79NM

Volleyball Clinic - ages 10–14

Register for Volleyball

YM Clinic will focus on how-to-play instruction building basic skills through daily game play.

Instructor: Gary Dimm

Ages 10–14.

Winter Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 7–Feb 25 M 7:00 pm–8:30 pm #93464 $79M/$89NM

Youth Ballet - ages 7+

Register for Youth Ballet

YM  Learn this classical dance performed with grace, the precision of movement, flexibility and technique. Ballet shoes and tights are required.

Winter/Spring Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Jan 8–Mar 12 Tu 8:15–9:00 pm #108517 $105M/$110NM

Hip Hop Dance - ages 7+

Register for Hip Hop

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

Students will learn upbeat, modern dance steps and moves.

Instructor: Vicki Kassees

Ages 7+.

 

 

Winter/Spring Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Jan 8–Mar 12 Tu 4:15–5:00 pm #108494 $105M/$110NM

Jazz and Gym - ages 7+

Register for Jazz and Gym

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

Ages 7+

Winter/Spring Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price
Jan 8–Mar 12 Tu 7:15–8:15 pm #108506 $115M/$125NM

Youth Flag Football - ages 6–12

Register for Youth Coed Flag Football Print the Youth Coed Flag Football Registration Form

Learn the fundamentals of the sport in a non-competitive league. Players are assigned to teams based on their age and size. Opportunity is given to experience all positions on the field. Each team practices/scrimmages for 1-1/2 hours per week.

• Played on Hempfield recCenter fields, Church St.
• Practice times vary for each team (noon–6:00 pm)
• Game times vary for each team (noon–4:30 pm)
• Bracket A:  6–8
• Bracket B: ages 9–12
• Bracket C: ages 13–15

Deadline to register is March 8. Register at the front desk.

Volunteer coaches are needed. Coaches meeting to take place March 12 at 7:00 pm

Please contact Cristine Maser cmaser@hempfieldrec.com 717-898-3102 ext 139

Ages 6–8
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Mar 24–May 19 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #108524 $79M/$89NM
Ages 9–12
Date Day Time Code Price
Mar 24–May 19 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #108523 $79M/$89NM
Ages 13–15
Dates Day Time Code Price
Mar 24–May 19 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #111027 $79M/89NM

Evening Playground Watch - ages 5–12

Need to run evening errands without the kids? If so, drop your children off at the A. Herr Dream Park and we’ll watch them for you with our trained playground staff supervising! Children will be required to wear a bracelet that identifies them as a participant and no child will be permitted to leave the playground area without being signed out by their guardian.

Ages 5–12

See you next summer!

Family Scavenger Hunt and Nature Trivia

The hunt is on! Bring your family for a night of FREE 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.

See you next summer!

Youth Basketball Camp - ages 5–12

YM

Basic fundamentals and skill development are the focus during this camp.
For beginners to advanced players.

Ages 5–12

See you next summer!

RPM Junior Tennis Camp - ages 12–18

YM

Two, one-week long camps are designed to help juniors improve their all-around tennis game. At the conclusion of each camp, we will hold a USTA junior tournament for juniors in the surrounding area. Campers that are USTA members will receive free entry into that Tournament.

Ages 12–18

Questions? Please contact Jon Bair at 717-898-3102 ext. 140, or jbair@hempfieldrec.com.

No online registration. Please see the front desk.

See you next summer!

 

National Junior Tennis & Learning - ages 6–15

YM

Four-week tennis program provides instruction and play for players of all levels. NJTL is a USTA (United States Tennis Association) sponsored program.

Please specify site and time when registering.

Racquets will be provided for those who do not have them.

Price includes a t-shirt.

Ages 6–15

See you next summer!

Four Seasons After-School Golf Clinic - ages 6–18

YM

Weekly drills will focus on developing skills in all facets of golf, including games and prizes. On-course play will be mixed in throughout the weeks. Four Seasons Golf Club, 949 Church St., Landisville

Instructor: William Gately, certified coach.

Two age groups:
Ages 6–11
Ages 12–18

See you next summer!

Four Seasons "Short Tees Golf" Camp - ages 5–9

YM

Weekly, one-hour clinic introduces golf mechanics and fundamentals in a three-level program. Students will play a scaled-down version at Four Seasons golf course. Four Seasons Golf Club, 949 Church St., Landisville

Instructor: William Gately, certified US kids golf coach

Ages 5–9

See you next summer!

Four Seasons Junior Golf Program - ages 10–17

Weekly clinics focus on skills culminating with a fun tournament. Each week includes an hour-long skills contest followed by on-course tee-time.

Instructor: William Gately, certified US kids golf coach

Ages 10–17

See you next summer!

2019 Summer Playground - ages 6–13

2019 Summer Playground Flyer

An eight-week program held at four local parks that get kids outdoors, engaged and active!

• A Herr Park
• Mountville Park
• Silver Spring Park
• East Petersburg Park

Monday thru Friday 9:00 am–3:30 pm  June 17th –August 9th

Registration opens April 1, 2019

For more information, contact Cristine Maser 717-898-3102 ext 139 or cmaser@hempfieldrec.com

2019 Summer Day Camp

2019 Summer Day Camp Registration Packet

Summer Day Camp – ages 3–12

Held at Hempfield recCenter, campers are divided into age groups with planned activities including arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor sports, games and themed events. Optional activities (additional fees) include swimming, sports camps, field trips and more! Financial assistance is available.

Two-, Three-, and Five-Day Options!

Minis – ages 3 to 4 (must be potty trained) 7:00 am–1:00 pm
Campers – grades K–7th 7:00 am–6:00 pm
Trainers – grades 7th–8th  – Trainers will help with the younger groups M, W, F and will be with 6th & 7th grades campers on T&Th – 10 field trips are included!

Camp begins after school ends and runs 10 weeks.

Contact SAC Director Amanda Witherow at 717-898-3102, ext. 133, or awitherow@hempfieldrec.com for details.

Now taking registration for 2019! Space is limited.

Cancellations & Closings

  • Feb 20th - Due to the weather, we will be closing at 2:00 pm today.