Youth Fitness

Looking for active fun for your kids?

Look no further – we are the area’s most youth-focused center!

Introducing your kids to age-appropriate fitness activities sets them on the path to a healthy lifestyle, to skills that will serve them well as they get older, and to sports that they may continue to enjoy for many years. Our expert and enthusiastic trainers look forward to developing your child’s skills in sports and fitness activities that support body awareness, strength, focus, and flexibility – served up with plenty of smiles and laughter!

Please refer to the monthly program schedule for information on individual class days and times or give us a call to check on availability at 540-825-0000.

Home school gym class

Our Homeschool physical education program is for area home school children ages 4-13. Programming may include basic fitness, stretching fundamentals, health class, tumbling, sports training, and more. Programming may vary from semester to semester. The program requires pre-registration. Please contact Christine Kauffmann for details – 540-825-0000 or ckauffmann@culpeperwellness.org

Taekwondo

We teach traditional taekwondo as well as one-step sparring and combination self-defense techniques. Taekwondo is an activity that engages all ages; youth typically start at age 5.

Taekwondo programs offered at PRFC:

  • Poomse – TKD forms (stances, blocks, strikes and kicks)
  • Taekwondo Olympic sparring WTF (World Taekwondo Federation)
  • Our Champions  program is a registered member of USA Taekwondo

Enjoy achievement and competition with our taekwondo community:

  • Our black belts earn Kukkimon certificates
  • Our students have participated in local, state, and national tournaments

Our instructors are qualified black belts:

Master David Ames: 4th Dan Black Belt Master
Ben Walton: 3rd Dan Black Belt
David Elias: 2nd Dan Black Belt
Zach Shultz: 2nd Dan Black Belt

Please note that our program is affiliated with USA Taekwondo, recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). As with all Team USA-sanctioned organizations, there is an annual membership registration fee for athletes.

Tumbling

Our tumbling classes provide a fun introduction to gymnastic skills for kids age 12 years and younger! Sessions are offered for ages 4-7, 4-12 and 8-12. Tiny Tumblers is for 4 and younger with a parent participating. A mix of activities on mats and equipment such as bars, beam, tunnel, and mini trampoline create a comprehensive experience. Instructor Megan Gray brings many years of competitive gymnastic experience and coaching as well as a passion for the sport to the tumbling classes. (Tumbling is a fee-based program; a 6-week session is $15 for members and $60 for non-members. Upcoming sessions are advertised on our calendar and Facebook.)

Youth Boot Camp

Our boot camp for youth ages 6-12 mimics an adult boot camp experience — warm up, stretching, group activities and partner work — at a level that is appropriate and fun for kids. Youth boot camp incorporates full body cardiovascular and strength workouts and fitness education in a team atmosphere that encourages motivation and discipline. Your young Boot Camper will have the opportunity to work on building endurance, muscle, coordination, and balance – key ingredients for success in sports they may participate in and for overall good health. Confidence is another benefit of the boot camp experience. And they’re also likely to add a few new friends to their network! Youth Boot Camp is free to members and $10/per class for non-members.

Athletic performance for high school athletes

Hey high school athletes! Looking to boost your performance by working on strength, quickness, speed and endurance? Join this twice weekly class for ages 14-18 with certified functional strength coach and certified physical training coach  Marcus Haywood. Athletic performance focuses on developing sport specific power through weight training and lateral mobility, quickness, speed and endurance conditioning. This class is part of our small group personal training program; members pay just $50/month for unlimited SGPT classes!

Strength and Conditioning Training for Teams

Youth team members looking to gain an edge on their competition will benefit from working with certified functional strength coach and certified physical training coach Marcus Haywood. Team strength and conditioning programs are developed to serve the unique needs of youth athletes and their sport. Benefits include maintaining overall fitness, developing strength, speed and stamina, and reduced risk of injury.

Keep an eye on our calendar for information on specialty camps for youth athletes. To inquire about a program, please give us a call at 540-825-0000.

Planned hours of operation

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am – noon

Closed on Sundays; members are welcome to enjoy Powell Wellness Center (PWC is open 8:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sundays).

Contact Us

19002 Crossroad Parkway
Culpeper, VA 22701

(540) 825-0000