Registration begins on August 17 at 9am for residents and August 19 at 9am for non-residents. Register for classes at alexandriava.gov/Recreation.
Lil Gymmies Play Time
Ages 2-5 with adult. Run, jump and play in a safe, clean environment. Learn foundational skills and gain confidence to play in a range of fun activities, including toys, balls, holler hoops, and inflatables. Guardians are free and required to attend with child. Min 10/Max 100.
Admission Fee: $5 Residents/$10 Non Residents
Mon-Wed & Sat 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages 0-5 with adult. Run, jump, tumble and have fun! This unstructured drop–in playgroup encourages motor skill development on three-dimensional mats. An adult must accompany each child/family. Socks are required for all. Fee for additional chaperones. Please call ahead for availability. Max 16.
Admission Fee: $5 Residents/$10 Non Residents (Chaperones are free)
- Mon-Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Sat 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Sun 1 p.m. to 5 pm
Ages 3½-5. Here’s what’s happening at the fun house! It’s Sesame Street the martial arts way! With over 100 martial arts related games and learning activities designed to tap into specific mental and physical growth areas, toddlers will play as they grow and learn as they play. Instructor WCRB Karate. Min 8/Max 12. (Registration Code: 212605-01)
Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am 9/21-12/7 12 classes for $105
Mom/Dad Me Tumbling
Ages 2½-4 with adult. Forward rolls, handstands and bridges are the fundamentals introduced in a fun, playful setting. This class will include a group warm-up and individual drills with parent participation. Min 10/Max 15. No class 10/8, 11/26. (Registration Code: 222605-01)
Saturdays 9:30-10:15am 9/24-12/17 11 classes for $155
Ages 5-8. Beginner tumblers will start learning basic techniques, such as forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands and bridges. A fun warm-up exercise will help athletes attain these skills. Instructor TSP Team. Min 8/Max 15. No class 10/8, 11/26. (Registration Code: 222606-01)
Saturdays 10:30-11:15am 9/24-12/17 11 classes for $155
Ages 3-5. Explore the wonderful connections between science and art with fun, hands-on experiences! Is there really a difference between art and science? We’ll explore that question together and create the answer with our minds and hands. Instructor Steam America. Min 6/Max 12. (Registration Code: 242608-01)
Tuesdays 10:15-11am 9/20-10/25 6 classes for $139
Ages 3-5. Designed as an introduction to ballet for girls and boys, this curriculum incorporates classical ballet technique, exquisite, custom-made costumes and creative story-dance interpretations. In-class performance on last day. Girls should wear leotards, tights and ballet slippers. Boys should wear a tee shirt, sweat pants and ballet shoes. Instructor Tiny Dancers. Min 5/Max 10. No class 11/8.
Ages 3-4 Tuesdays 4-4:45pm 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $249 (Registration Code: 252615-01)
Ages 4-5 Tuesdays 5-5:45pm 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $249 (Registration Code: 252616-01)
Ballet with Tiny Dancers
Ages 6-8. Become a ballerina! This traditional ballet class includes using the barre, center of the floor, across the floor work and fun. Girls should wear leotards, tights and ballet slippers of any color. Boys should wear a tee shirt, sweat pants and ballet shoes of any color. Min 5/Max 10. No class 11/8. (Registration Code: 252617-01)
Tuesdays 6-6:45pm 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $249
Pre-Ballet & Movement I
Ages 3-5. Do you have an aspiring ballerina? Explore creative movement while learning the five ballet positions and the disciplines of dance. Children have fun and learn physical and mental coordination. Instructor Megan Lively. Min 5/Max 12. No class 10/1, 11/26. (Registration Code: 252605-01)
Saturdays 9:05-9:55am 9/24-12/17 11 classes for $145
Pre-Ballet & Movement II
Ages 3-5. Already have a little ballerina? By reintroducing the five positions, dancers will learn small routines and basic technique while exploring creative movement, having fun and improving physical coordination and mental concentration. Prerequisite: completion of Pre-Ballet & Movement I or equivalent training. Instructor Megan Lively. Min 5/Max 12. No class 10/1, 11/26. (Registration Code: 252606-01)
Saturdays 10-10:50am 9/24-12/17 11 classes for $145
Little Hands Music
Ages 0-7. Shake, rattle and roll with bells, sticks, drums, and more! Move with scarves, parachute, and hoops to fully experience the joy of movement and music of this session’s theme. All classes are taught by experienced music educators and trained music therapists. Register at littlehands.com or call 703.631.2046. Min 6/Max 12. No class 10/10, 11/8.
Infants, up to 18 mos.
- Mondays 11:30am-12pm 9/19-12/12 12 classes for $219
- Tuesdays 11-11:30am 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $219
Toddlers, 18 mos.- 3 yrs.
- Mondays 10-10:30am 9/19-12/12 12 classes for $219
- Mondays 10:45-11:15am 9/19-12/12 12 classes for $219
- Tuesdays 9:30-10am 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $219
- Tuesdays 10:15-10:45am 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $219
Preschool, 3-5 yrs.
- Mondays 1:15-2pm 9/19-12/12 12 classes for $229
- Tuesdays 12:30-1:15pm 9/20-12/13 12 classes for $229
Abrakadoodle Twoosy Doodlers
Ages 20 mos.- 3 years with adult. Little fingers will experiment with painting, gluing, sticking, printing and creating while developing fine motor, language and self-help skills. This is a fun “I can do it” class. Each session has new activities, and moms and helpers get to play too. Instructor Abrakadoodle. Min 4/Max 12. No class 10/10, 11/24.
- Mondays 10:15-10:55am 9/19-10/31 6 classes for $105 (Registration Code: 252600-01)
- Mondays 11:15-11:55am 9/19-10/31 6 classes for $105 (Registration Code: 252600-02)
- Thursdays 10:15-11am 9/22-10/27 6 classes for $105 (Registration Code: 252600-03)
- Mondays 10:15-10:55am 11/14-12/12 5 classes for $89 (Registration Code: 252600-04)
- Mondays 11:15-11:55am 11/14-12/12 5 classes for $89 (Registration Code: 252600-05)
- Thursdays 10:15-10:55am 11/10-12/15 5 classes for $105 (Registration Code: 252600-06)
Abrakadoodle Mini Doodlers
Ages 3-6. Develop creativity through carefully designed lessons that ignite imagination and develop skills. Using real artists’ materials including watercolors, tempera paints, oil pastels, creative tools and more, children create masterpieces that are truly unique. All materials are included. Instructor Abrakadoodle. Min 4/Max 12. No class 11/24.
- Thursdays 11:15am-12pm 9/22-10/27 6 classes for $105 (Registration Code: 252613-01)
- Thursdays 11:15am-12pm 11/10-12/15 5 classes for $89 (Registration Code: 252613-02)