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Register now for Winter Recreation Programs

January 24, 2017

 

The City of Williamsburg is gearing up for some fantastic Classes, Programs and Leagues at the Quarterpath Recreation Center for January & February, 2017.

 

Register in person at the Quarterpath Recreation Center located at 202 Quarterpath Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 or by phone at: (757) 259-3760.

 

Check out our offerings below: 

NEW! ADULT BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES 

Calling all Dancers! Now’s your chance to learn how to dance with instructor Juli Pruden. Juli is eager to share her love of social dancing with you, with an emphasis on fun, technique, and partnership skills. Through her classes, you will build a strong foundation of knowledge, have the opportunity to develop muscle memory, and master leading or following. No Experience necessary. Wear comfortable smooth bottom shoes. 

Triple Step Swing 
Designed for those new to triple-step, but sure to benefit all swing dancers, this class will teach not only patterns, but also how to make this dance look (and feel) effortless by putting your energy to work for you and emphasizing East Coast Swing's rotational characteristic. * No class 2/19 & 3/19. 

DATE: February 5 - March 26, 2017 
TIMES: Sunday - 4:30 - 5:30 pm 
COST: $120 per couple or $60 for singles 

Beginner Ballroom 
This class will overcome your shyness about getting out on a dance floor with the basics in Foxtrot, Waltz, and East Coast Swing as well as the partnership skills to make them look and feel good. Join in the fun! *No class on 2/19 & 3/19. 

DATE: February 5 - March 26, 2017 
TIME: Sunday - 5:45 - 6:45 pm 
COST: $120 per couple or $60 for singles 

Beginner Blues 
Shed those winter blues by turning them into groovy moves on the dance floor. Blues dancing is great fun, improvisational, and really lets you build leading and following skills. If you love blues music, both vintage and modern, you don't want to miss this class! No class on 2/19 & 3/19. 

DATE: February 5 - March 26, 2017 
TIME: Sunday - 7:00 - 8:00 pm 
COST: $120 per couple or $60 for singles 


YOUTH DANCE PROGRAM: 

Creative Movement (age 3-5): 
This class is an Introduction to theatrical dance with a ballet emphasis. Balance and gross motor skill development will be of focus as well as other forms of theatrical dance. 

Evening Class: 
DATES: January 24, 2017 – April 11, 2017 
TIMES: Tuesdays: 5:30 - 6:15 pm 
COST: $72.00 

Daytime Class: 
DATES: January 24, 2017 – April 11, 2017 
TIMES: Thursdays: 1:00 - 1:45 pm 
COST: $72.00 

Pre-Ballet (age 5-7): 
This class is designed for the young dancer who is ready for a bit more structure and technique in movement. This is the prerequisite class to transition into Ballet I and/or Beginning Modern Dance Technique. *Instructor authorization required. 

DATES: January 24, 2017 – April 11, 2017 
TIMES: Tuesdays: 6:30 - 7:30 pm 
COST: $84.00 

NEW! Beginner Jazz (age 8 and up): 
This class is an introduction to the basic fundamentals of jazz dance technique. The class will consist of a warmup involving technique, basic modern jazz movement combinations across the floor and a cool down with constructive stretch. Ballet I and Pre-Ballet required to take this class for more than one day of technique 
DATES: January 26, 2017 – April 13, 2017 
TIMES: Thursdays: 6:15 – 7:15 pm 
COST: $108.00 

Ballet I and Intermediate Modern Dance Technique (age 8 and up): 
This is a combination class for the focused, young dancer who is ready to further their technique and expression in dance. Classical ballet and various forms of expressive movement will be performed. Ballet I and/or Beginning Modern Dance Technique are a prerequisite for this class. 

DATES: January 23, 2017 – April 17, 2017 
TIMES: Mondays: 5:30 - 7:00 pm 
COST: $99.00 


ADULT FITNESS 

Adult BarreFlow: 
Come workout with a combination of basic ballet reps at the barre, movement across the floor, balance and constructive stretch and meditation. This workout is designed to lengthen, strengthen, lift and inspire you. Bring yoga mat, resistance band/belt & towel. Classes intended for ages 18 and up. (no class 1/16/17 or 2/20/17)

DATES: January 9, 2017 – March 13, 2017 
TIMES: Monday & Thursday: 11:30 - 12:30 pm OR 7:45 - 8:45pm 
COST: 1 day: $48.00 – 2 days: $96.00 
Drop-in: $8.50 per class 


TAI CHI CLASSES 

Tai Chi: 
Williamsburg Parks and Recreation offers several Tai Chi Classes that are instructed by Bill Hansell. Please feel free to contact the instructor Bill Hansell at hansell13@verizon.netwith questions about this class. 

Tai Chi 24 Form: 
This entry level Tai Chi form is a great way to begin your Tai Chi training! Students will be taught the basic positions and techniques used in Yang Style Tai Chi forms. Class will only cover approximately 2/3 of the entire form. 

DATES: February 15, 2017 – April 19, 2017 
TIMES: Tuesdays: 12:15 - 1:15 pm 
COST: $60.00 session or $8.50 per class 

Tai Chi 40 Form: 
This class will cover approximately half of this more advanced competition form of Yang Style Tai Chi. The form will be taught so even beginners can readily learn this lovely athletic style of Yang Tai Chi movement. 

DATES: February 14, 2017 – April 18, 2017 
TIMES: Tuesdays: 12:15 - 1:15 pm 
COST: $60.00 session or $8.50 per class 


Tai Chi Fan: 
Tai Chi Fan is a fun and interesting way to learn and practice two ancient forms of Chinese exercise. The form is done to two tempos; the slower Tai Chi tempo as well as the quicker Kung Fu beat. Fans will be available for students to borrow during the class or available for purchase. 

DATES: February 15, 2017 – April 19, 2017 
TIMES: Wednesdays: 1:45 – 2:45 pm 
COST: $60.00 session or $8.50 per class 

Tai Chi 105 Long Form: 
This class will cover approximately the first two sections of this Long Form. The Yang Traditional Long Form - 105 Movements, uses techniques established prior the modern era of Tai Chi practices. The pace of the class will depend on student experience. 

DATE: February 15, 2017 – April 19, 2017 
TIMES: Wednesdays: 5:30 - 6:30 pm 
COST: $60.00 session or $8.50 per class 


OPEN GYM TIMES AT QUARTERPATH RECREATION 

Walking Club 
This FREE program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals who want to exercise but do not want aerobics or may not be physically able to do other types of exercises. Walkers are encouraged to walk at their own pace in the comfort of the air conditioned / heated gymnasium, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm (Schedule subject to change without notice). Walkers keep track of how many laps they walk (11 laps = 1 mile) and then record them on the sign-in sheet. The laps are then translated into miles. 

OPEN PLAY 

Basketball 
Open Play Basketball is offered Monday through Friday from 1:00 - 4:30 pm (Schedule subject to change without notice). Basketballs are provided (personal basketballs are not allowed). Daily fee for basketball is $2 per person. Memberships can be purchased for six months at $24 per person or annually for $36 per person. 

Volleyball 
Open Play Volleyball is offered on Sundays from 5:00 - 8:00 pm (Schedule subject to change without notice). Volleyballs are provided (personal volleyballs are not allowed). Daily fee for volleyball is $2 per person. Memberships can be purchased for six months at $24 per person or annually for $36 per person. 

Pickleball 
Open Play Pickleball is offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Schedule subject to change without notice). Balls are provided and rackets are available free of charge. Daily fee for Pickleball is $2 per person. Memberships can be purchased for six months at $24 per person or annually for $36 per person. 


ADULT LEAGUES 

Registration for Spring Youth and Adult Leagues begins February 1st. Sign up today! 

Adult Volleyball League 
Spring 2017 Registration - Sign up February 1 – 26, 2017 by 5:30 pm 
All games at Quarterpath Recreation Center Gym 
• Season Starts: Week of March 13, 2017 
• Registration Fees: $175 per team 
• There are no residency restrictions on any leagues 
• Leagues Offered: Co-Ed Leagues & Women's Leagues 
• Co-Ed Leagues play on Mondays & Women’s Leagues on Thursdays 
Register: In-person with team forms @ Quarterpath Recreation Center 
Forms available at: www.williamsburgva.gov/rec 
Contact: Alex Pelletier @ (757) 259-3772 or apelleti@williamsburgva.gov 

Adult Tennis League 
Spring 2017 Registration - Sign up February 20 – March 20, 2017 by 5:30 pm 
All games at Kiwanis Park Tennis Courts 
• Season Starts: March 27, 2017 
• Registration Fees: $60/team for doubles $30/person for singles 
• Leagues Offered: Men’s & Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles 
• Registration will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis 
• Each registered player receives three (3) cans of balls for matches 
Register: In-person @ Quarterpath Recreation Center 
Contact: Alex Pelletier @ (757) 259-3772 or apelleti@williamsburgva.gov 


YOUTH LEAGUES 

Youth Co-Ed Volleyball League 
Boys & Girls - Grades K - 12 
• Register: February 1 – 26, 2017 
• Games begin April 10, 2017 
• Grades K-2 Saturday am 
• Grades 3-6 Monday & Thursday 5:30 pm 
• Grades 7-12 Mon. & Thurs. 6:30 pm 
Practices begin week of March 13th 
Games & practices will be held at Quarterpath Recreation Center. 
Register: Online at: williamsburgva.gov/rec, in person or by mail: 
Quarterpath Recreation Center - 202 Quarterpath Road - Williamsburg VA 2318 

Teen Tennis 
Boys & Girls – Middle School & High School 
• Register: February 22 – March 24, 2017 
• Wednesday Drills & Friday Play Days 
• 4:00 to 6:00 pm 
Tennis held at Kiwanis Tennis Courts. 
Register: in person or by mail: 
Quarterpath Recreation Center - 202 Quarterpath Road - Williamsburg VA 2318 


SPRING BREAK CAMPS 

Tennis Camp 
These four-day spring break youth tennis camps are for boys and girls. Camp will be instructed at Kiwanis Park Tennis Courts. Grades 3 - 5: beginner/advanced beginner players. Grades 6 - 8: advanced beginner/intermediate players. 

DATE: April 3 – 6, 2017 
TIME: 9:30 – 10:30 am (grade 3-5) - $40.00 
TIME: 10:30 – 12:00pm (grades 6-8) - $65.00 

Volleyball Camp 
This two-day spring break youth volleyball camp is for boys and girls. Come out and have fun learning the fundamentals of playing volleyball in a safe and recreational environment. Camp offered at Quarterpath Recreation Center and coached by Greg Koon of Venom Volleyball & Head Coach of Warhill High School. 

DATE: April 3 – 4, 2017 
TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ages 8 – 12) $40.00 
TIME: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (ages 13 – 18) $60.00 

Basketball Camp 
This two-day spring break youth basketball camp for boys and girls ages 5 to 13 will be instructed by Donovan Bridgeforth, Jamestown High School Boys Basketball Coach and founder of Dreamchasers Skills Academy. This camp will be held at the Quarterpath Recreation Center. 

DATE: April 5 - 6, 2017 
TIME: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ages 5-8) $40.00 
TIME: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (ages 9 -13) $60.00 

FREE VOLLEYBALL SKILLS CLINIC 

Learn and understand the basic fundamentals of volleyball using 3-4 simple keys and game like situations to gain a better understanding of how all skills are linked together. Keys that will be covered are forearm passing, setting, attacking (4 step approach) and serving. 

This FREE Spring Break Volleyball Clinic will be coached by William & Mary Assistant Coach, Ryan Adams. 

Each skill will be reviewed (Individual and small group basics) for 20-25 minutes and all skills will be linked together at the end for a free play/match type of game at the end. 

DATE: Saturday, February 11, 2017 
TIME: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm 
AGE: Grades K – 1st grade 
PLACE: Quarterpath Recreation Center 

Register by phone at 757-259-3760 or in person at Quarterpath Recreation Center. 

UPCOMING EVENTS 

03.07.17 Fit & Fun Fair 
03.18.17 Pickleball Palooza Tournament 
04.15.17 Easter Egg-stravaganza 
04.22.17 Earth Day – Dirt Day 
05.20.17 Kids Fish Fest 

Visit our website at: www.williamsburgva.gov/rec under “Special Events” for information on each event. 

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