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.
*NEW* Kidz Kraze - ages 5–10
A freestyle class designed to create healthy habits and a love for moving. Each 45-minute, high-energy class is filled with fun music, sports drills, team-building games, and interval training—all in an effort to burn off energy! Weekly take-home challenges are designed to keep the momentum going long after the class is over. FREE for family members!
• Improve fitness level
• Improve strength and endurance
• Increase confidence
• Better awareness of the importance of moving
• Better academic performance is associated with cardo fitness
Two sessions: 10:00–10:45 am ages 5–7 and 10:45–11:30 am ages 8–10.
Classes begin January 20th
|Sa Jan. 20th||10:00 am–10:45 am 5–7 year olds||freeM/$10NM per class|
|Sa Jan. 20th||10:45 am–11:00 am 8–10 year-olds||freeM/$10NM per class|
Rhythmic Gymnastics - ages 5-12, all levels welcomeRegister for Rhythmic Gymnastics
Instructors: Ken Brennan and Coach Ashley Ogle
An Olympic sport which combines graceful movement with athletic displays of strength. It involves tumbling, ballet and the manipulation of apparatus including ball, hoop, ribbon, clubs, and rope. Classes are ongoing. Returning students will advance to Junior Olympics Level 3 curriculum.
Students should wear gymnastics (sport) leotards with no leggings or shoes. Rhythmic gymnastics shoes are recommended but not required for beginners. Instead, clean low ankle socks may be brought to class for the dance portions but should not be worn at the start of class.
Learn more about Rhythmic Gymnastics at ParadigmGymnastics.com.
|Jan 5–Feb 23||F||6:00-7:00 pm||#56223||$79M/$89NM|
|Mar 2–Apr 27||F||6:00-7:00 pm||#56225||$79M/$89NM|
|May 4–Jun 22||F||6:00–7:00 pm||#56227||$79M/$89NM|
Danse-sations Youth Programs - ages 7 and up
Instructor: Vicki Kassees
Ballet - Continuing students onlyRegister for Ballet
Learn this classical dance form characterized through grace, the precision of movement, flexibility, and ballet technique.
Participants must wear tights and ballet shoes.
Continuing students only.
|Jan 2–Mar 6||Tu||6:30-7:15 pm||#55223||$94M/$104NM|
Jazz & Gym - Continuing students onlyRegister for Jazz & Gym
Elements from gymnastics and dance are blended together in this energizing class. Students will learn to combine tricks, balance work and tumbling with dance technique. For all levels of dance experience.
Continuing students only.
|Jan 2–Mar 6||Tu||7:15-8:15 pm||#55209||$114M/$124NM|
Hip HopRegister for Hip Hop
Students will learn upbeat, modern dance steps and moves.
|Jan 2–Mar 6 (ages 7+)||Tu||4:15-5 pm||#55204||$94M/$104NM|
|Jan 2–Mar 6 (ages 10+)||Tu||8:15-9 pm||#55205||$94M/$104NM|
Youth Coed Indoor Volleyball Clinics - ages 11–14Register for Volleyball Clinics
Volleyball fundamentals and instruction provided by Coach Gary Dimm and his staff. Coed beginner and experienced player instruction will be offered.
Pre-registration is required. Register early, space is limited.
|Jan 8–Feb 26||M||7-8:30 pm||#42084||$75M/$85NM|
Coed Flag Football League - ages 6–12Register for Coed Flag Football
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-year-olds
• Bracket B: 9–12-year-olds
Pre-registration is mandatory. Space is limited. Register online or at the front desk.
Coaches are needed. Please consider volunteering!
Coaches’ meeting: Mar. 14, 6:30 pm – conference room D
|Mar 25–May 20||Su||noon–6 pm||#56616||$79M/$89NM|
|Mar 25–May 20||Su||noon–6 pm||#56615||$79M/$89NM|
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.
Volunteer Coaches are NEEDED and greatly appreciated!
- Game times vary for each team weekly
- Includes team shirt; please indicate size on registration form
- Registration deadline: Dec 28
- Coaches’ meeting: Jan 5, 7 pm (Church Street Lobby)
Coed Little Hoopers - grades 1–2Register for Coed Little Hoopers
|Jan 13–Mar 3||Sat||9:30–11:30 am||#42069||$65M/$75NM|
Coed Junior Hoopers - grades 3–4Register for Coed Junior Hoopers
|Jan 13–Mar 3||Sat||11:30 am–12:30 pm||#42071||$65M/$75NM|
Girls Hoopers - grades 2–4Register for Girls Hoopers
|Jan 13–Mar 3||Sat||12:30–1:30 pm||#44844||$65M/$75NM|
Gym Rats Basketball Clinic - ages 6–12Register for Gym Rats Basketball Clinic
Instructor: Kristen Richter, F&M College
A fun introduction to the game of basketball! Participants will receive excellent instruction in a fun, encouraging manner. Emphasis will be placed on learning basic fundamentals and skill development while learning about the game of basketball.
|Mar 28–May 2||W||4:30 pm–5:30 pm||#55232||$89M/99NM|
NEW! Babysitting Course - grades 6–8Register for Babysitting Course
NEW in 2018! Is your child considering a babysitting job? If so, it’s important for her or him to know that the job comes with some significant responsibilities.
This six-hour class includes training on safety, maintaining discipline, feeding, and emergency situations. Participants will receive a CPR certification as part of the course if they pass the required test.
Lunch will be provided.
For youth in grades 6–8.
For more information, contact Jen Fleckenstein at 717-898-3102 ext. 33 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mar 17||Sa||10:00 am–4:00 pm||#55509||$70|
2018 Summer Playground - ages 6–13
40th Year Anniversary!
Inviting youth, ages 6–13, to join in our summertime fun! This popular, eight-week program gets kids outdoors, engaged and active! Held at local parks throughout the Hempfield school district area, our program offers oodles of outdoor play, organized games, sports, plus optional field trips and pool parties.
• Amos Herr Park
• Silver Springs Park
• Mountville Community Park
•East Petersburg Community Park
Monday–Friday 9:00 am–3:00 pm for eight weeks.
Registration opens April 1st.
Hempfield recCenter Summer Day Camp
Space is Still Available!
Register now for our popular Summer Day Camp. Campers must have completed Kindergarten up to 7th grade in 2018 in order to be eligible.
Day campers are divided into age groups with planned activities including arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor sports, games and themed events. Optional activities include swimming, sports camps, weekly field trips and more!
• M–F, day after school ends—Aug 17 (No camp 7/4), 7 am–6 pm
• Registration fee: $50 per family
• Weekly tuition for two-, three-, or five-day options
• Open to Hempfield residents and non-residents (slight upcharge to non-residents)
Contact Jen Fleckenstein at 717-898-3102, ext. 33 or email@example.com for registration information.