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Halloween Costume Parade

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The Recreation Department coordinates the Halloween Costume Parade downtown on Main Street. Every year local area youth trick or treat at the local downtown merchants to receive candy and show off their wonderful and spooky costumes. The Halloween Costume Parade is held at 4:00 p.m. on or the Friday before if Halloween falls on the weekend. If you would like more information about the Halloween Costume Parade please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.


Summer Day Camp:
The Recreation Department oversees the operation of a summer day camp offered to local area youth ages 6 to 13 years old. The camp program is an entire summer of week long adventures and activities held in a safe environment. Each week has a different theme, and the summer camp activities include sports, arts, crafts, swimming, field trips, and so many more fun activities. To view a PowerPoint Presentation of the 2013 Summer Camps, click here. If you would like more information about the Farmville Summer Day Camp, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.


FITNESS & MOVEMENT PROGRAMS

Hip Hop Dance:

The Farmville Recreation Department is offering a Youth Hip Hop Dance class for ages 5 & Up.The Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:15  and 5:15 p.m. at the South Street Conference. The cost is $25.00 per month. Come on out and dance to upbeat music from the lastest hip hop hits!

If you would like more information about our current dance program please contact the Farmville Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.


Youth Martial Arts Classes: The Recreation Department offers Martial Arts classes to local area ages 8 and up. Classes are held at the South Street Conference Center. Our youth martial arts classes are to instruct youth on discipline, respect, and to building confidence. Participants occasionally compete in local Karate competitions, but this is optional and separate from the Martial Art class format. If you would like more information, please view the Martial Arts flyer.

Youth Basketball: The Recreation Department is sponsoring the PEFYA youth basketball league for the 2011-2012 season. The league is for youth ages 6 throuth 15 that are residents of the Town of Farmville/Prince Edward County. For more details view the Youth Basketball flyer.

OUTDOOR RECREATION PROGRAMS

Fishing

The Town of Farmville offers fishing at Wilck’s Lake and Mottley Lake. Individuals are required to have both a State and Town Fishing license to fish in either lake. Town fishing licenses can be purchased at the Farmville Treasurer's office in the Town Hall building at 116 North Main Street. If you would like more information about Farmville’s Fishing opportunities please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465 or click here for the website link.

 

Skate Park

The Recreation Department oversees the programs of the Town’s Skate Park. The Park is open from dawn till dusk to all interested in skateboarding. Participants are required to wear helmets and strongly encouraged to wear all other safety equipment such as knee and elbow pads. The Skateboard Park is free to all, but participants are required to have a Town Skate Pass. Passes are available in the Town Administration offices located in the Town Hall at 116 North Main Street. If you would like more information about the Skate Park or upcoming Skate Park programs, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.

YOUTH SPORTS

Youth Boy's & Girl's Lacrosse: The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the boy's and girl's youth lacrosse program for area children ages 7-15.  This program teaches the fundamentals and rules of this exciting, fast-paced sport.  Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the United States. The participants play a full schedule of teams from around the state during the spring and fall seasons.  If you would like more information about youth lacrosse program, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.


Youth Flag Football

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The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Youth Flag Football Program for local area children ages 5 to 7. Seven year olds weighing less than 60 pounds are allowed to play Flag Football. The program is designed to introduce them to the fundamental principles and skills of football in a fun and safe environment. If you would like more information about the Farmville Youth Flag Football program, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465 .

Youth Tackle Football

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The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Youth Tackle Football Program for local area youth ages 7 to 14. The Program is designed to teach local area children the fundamental principles and skills of football in a fun and safe environment. Each individual is placed on a team determined by weight as well as age. Seven year olds are allowed to play Flag Football if they weight under 60 pounds. If you would like more information about the Farmville Youth Football Program, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.

 

Youth Cheerleading

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The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the youth cheerleading program for local area youth ages 5 to 14.  The program is designed to teach local area children the fundamental principles and skills of cheerleading in a fun and safe environment. Cheerleaders are broken down into teams based on age and ability. Each age group will cheer for their age appropriate team. If you would like more information about the Farmville Youth Cheerleading program, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392- 8465.

 

Junior Golf

The Recreation Department sponsors the Junior Golf program for local area youth ages 8 to 14. The program is designed to teach the fundamental principles and skills of golf in a fun and safe environment. It is held at the Farmville Municipal Golf Course from March through September. In the summer compietitions in the Piedmont Youth Golf Series are sponsored by the Virginia State Golf Association. If you would like more information about the Junior Golf Program, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-8465.

WHAT CLASSES WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE?
We would like yor imput. If there is a program, trip or event you would like to see offered let us know, we like to use your ideas to schedule future programming, trips and special events. Any comments or suggestions can be made by calling (434) 392-8465 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



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