This program offers homeschooled kids ages 5-12 years old a variety of experiences in physical education, sports, nutrition, body wellness and related crafts over the course of the 8-week program.
Each week will include a different area of focus. These may include:
- Basic fitness
- Sports training
- Stretching fundamentals
- General health
- Yoga and mindfulness
- POUND, a fitness class using drumsticks!
A related craft may be included in a class.
Day & time: Mondays, 11:00 am – noon. (Change to Mondays begins with October session)
Program fee: $80 for the first child (50% discount for siblings).
Pre-registration is required for the full 8-week program. Inquiries and registration: please call our front desk at 540-825-0000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parents are welcome to stay during the program. Seating and restrooms are located in our lobby area.
Session 1: August 8 – September 26
Session 2: October 16 – December 4
Session 3: January 8 – February 26
Session 4: March 18 – May 6
Schedule for October 16 – December 4 session:
Each session is for all levels of experience.
October 16: POUND – An exercise class for kids to let their inner rock star loose! Movements incorporate drumming with bright green drumsticks to build strength and cardio fitness. (Karen Frazier)
October 23: Introduction to pickleball through fundamentals such as getting a feel for and hitting the ball, volleying, and game play. (Marcus Haywood)
October 30: Wellness class (Suzanne Wirtz/Jessica Bottary)
November 6: Yoga and mindfulness activities (Eileen Moore)
November 13: Wellness class (Suzanne Wirtz)
November 20: Volleyball fundamentals (Rebecca Bennett)
November 27: Bootcamp (Marcus Haywood)
December 4: Wellness class (Jessica Bottary)
Suzanne Wirtz: Suzanne has managed the nutrition and health portion of our program since it started in 2019 and is a whiz at developing crafts that illustrate wellness in a fun way. Painting with broccoli, anyone?
Karen Frazier: A POUND Pro group fitness instructor, Karen is certified to work with all ages from preschoolers to older adults and share the benefits of movement and music. In this fun class combining drumming with fitness, she looks forwarded to teaching kids how to let their inner rockstar loose!
Eileen Moore – Eileen is a certified yoga teacher. In addition to supporting our homeschool program with mindfulness and yoga activities, she has offered a Chill Yoga event for tweens and the Clubhouse on the Court summer camp for ages 3-6. Her experience includes teaching children with special needs and working as a speech pathologist. She also has directed a preschool and owned a business offering art instruction as an after-school activity.
Marcus Haywood – Marcus is a certified strength & conditioning coach and personal trainer at PRFC. He has extensive experience working with youth athletes and youth sports teams. He has supported our homeschool program since it began in 2019.
Rebecca Bennett – Rebecca is the assistant volleyball coach for the girls varsity team at Culpeper County High School and has also taught our tumbling program.
Jessica Bottary – The lead attendant for our Kids Corner child care program, Jessica has been working with kids for more than 12 years. She loves doing activities with kids, particularly crafts, and using crafts in support of learning whenever possible.