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Office of Community Recreation
Enriching our City through People, Parks, & Programs
Office Contact: 868-3580
Hours are 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Weather Hotline for Youth Athletic and Outdoor Programs: 868-3584
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Now Available the Fall Programs Guide- Island Tide- See new start dates as a result
of the Storm on Page 10 for Exercise Programs and Page 11 For the Kids Running Program
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 4, 5:30pm at the Municipal Building
Programs Now Registering
| Run with the Bulls Kids Running Program
Kids are natural runners, but whether they are running with you or in an event, they require special care at every step of their development. This eight week program consist of education in running form, pace, cadence as well as healthy habits, nutrition, attire, injury prevention, and good sportsmanship. This is a program that is non-competitive that promotes pride in accomplishment and personal improvement at any level. Each week the group will meet for approx. 60-75 minutes. Time of meeting increases as kids increase their distance. Required equipment for participation is a pair of comfortable running shoes. No exceptions on shoes.
The program will culminate with runners having the option to enroll in a local 5k race. (cost of registration for race not included with program) Parents are encouraged to stay during the program but not required to assist with cheering and encouraging participants.
Meets Wednesdays, October 14 – December 2. No running week of Thanksgiving. Race culminates on December 5. Time: 5:30-6:30pm Location: South Lawson Park parking lot
Ages: 7 and Up Cost: $40 res./$50 non-res Sibling discount $5 off. Deadline October 5.
Instructor: Terie Cornelio, AFAA certified & Personal Trainer Program: #104
| Basketball Fundamentals Clinic
Improve your game from all aspects. Participate in this fundamental skills clinic designed to improve your shooting, defensive game and ball handling skills. This is an excellent opportunity for players to work on skills prior to winter season try-outs that begin in early November.
Open to Boys and Girls
Grades 6-9th grade.
Instructional periods are Saturdays 8am-9:30am
Dates: October 17, 24, 31, November 7.
Location: Poquoson Middle School Gym
Instructor: Todd Bowden
Cost: $45 res./$55 non-res.
Deadline October 8. Must have minimum of 15.
| Youth Tennis Lessons
Learn the basics of the game of tennis. You’ll learn to serve, forehand, body position, and footwork. Lessons run for 7 weeks on Saturday mornings. Beginners 8am-9am
Intermediates Level 9am-10am
Students must bring own racket. Wear comfortable play clothes and tennis shoes.
Ages 7 and Up
Instructor: Anthony Coccimiglio
Location: Poquoson High School Tennis Courts
Dates: October 10 -November 21 (7 weeks) No class 10/17
Program: # 103 Cost: $74 res. $84 non-res.
Deadline: October 1.
When registering please note if beginner or intermediate level. Sundays will be the designated weather make up day if necessary. Minimum of 6.
| Youth Volleyball League
Ages 9-13 (Must be age 9 by December 31, 2015)
Learn the fundamentals of the game of Volleyball, while enjoying basic game play experience. All practices in Poquoson. Minimum of 8 to run league/instruction.
Specific practice and game times will be announced based on gym availability.
Season runs from mid-October thru December 21. Late fee applies after deadline. Non-resident fee of $10 applies. Cost per player: $55 due October 1. After October 1 late fee applies, waiting list will apply and placement is not guaranteed. Late fee is $15 additional. Program #118
|Youth Basketball League
EarlyDecember 2015–Early March 2016
Boys and Girls Ages 6-18
Registration Deadline: NOVEMBER 13, 2015 Program #300
Players MUST REGISTER by the deadline.
Players who sign up late are not guaranteed placement & will be put on a waiting list until a spot is available.
A late fee of $15.00 per child will be charged after November 13, 2015.
All players will be assigned teams through a placement and evaluation process. Attendance at this evaluation program is critical. Parents will be notified of the evaluation times following registration.
Volunteer coaches are needed for the league in all age divisions. Coaches may only have 1 assistant per team.
Players will be taken first come, first paid, as they register. Participation numbers are limited to the number of coaches available, and available gym space. Season runs from mid-December thru early March. Games begin in early January. Practices begin in early December following evaluations.
Coaches will set practice times for teams. Practice nights and time requests will not be considered for team placement.
Requests for specific practice times and/or coaches will not be honored.
No special request for team placements are accepted- (carpools, friends, coaches, etc.)
Age Divisions within the League:
HOT SHOTS: Ages 6, 7 & 8 co-ed not yet 9 as of March 1, 2016. (Lowered hoops)
(Minimum age –must be 6 by 3/1/16; no younger players accepted)
Ages 9 & 10 not yet 11 as of March 1, 2016 Boys & Girls
Ages 11 & 12 not yet 13 as of March 1, 2016 Boys & Girls
Ages 13 & 14 not yet 15 as of March 1, 2016 Boys & Girls
Ages 15 thru those in 12th grade at Poquoson High School (with high school playing eligibility remaining)
Boys & Girls