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N E W S   R E L E A S E

 

Nov. 27, 2012

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact:         

 

Veda McMullen, Communications Specialist
757-259-5415; veda.mcmullen@jamescitycountyva.gov

  
James City County Parks and Recreation December programs, events and activities

 

Special Events


Breakfast with Santa
Saturday, Dec. 8, 9-11 a.m.
$12/person; ages 2 and younger Free!
James City County Recreation Center
You and your family are invited to our annual pancake breakfast buffet and morning of “holly-day” cheer with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Photo opportunities available. Max 100 people. Please register everyone who is attending to ensure a seat! Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Youth


REC Connect Winter Break Program (grades K-5)
Dec. 26, 27, 28 & 31; 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Full-time (4 days) $90; $85 JC/W residents + field trip fees
Part-time (3 days or less) $70; $65 residents + field trip fees
Rawls Byrd Elementary School
Dependable and safe fun, games, fun fitness activities, creative crafts, interactive reading, team projects, music and daily field trips are just a few great program features! Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Kid’s Holiday Dessert Camp (ages 7-12), New!
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, Dec. 27-29 10 a.m.-noon
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, Dec. 27-29 1:30-3:30 p.m.
$65/session; $60 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
It’s all about desserts – cheesecakes, tortes, dessert cups and more! Students will learn how to make simple desserts for entertaining during any holiday. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Teens


Reaching for Success (grades 9-12)
Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
$25; $20 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
This interactive workshop will help you learn strategies to take control of your time and be a responsible, focused and successful teen. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

Winter Break Happenings (grades 6-12)


Rollin’ Down the Lane
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$35; $30 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Start with activities at the JCCRC followed by a trip to AMF Williamsburg for two hours of bowling, friends and music. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Now Showing…
Thursday, Dec. 27, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$35; $30 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Join us for a movie at Movie Tavern. End the day with activities at the Center, don’t forget your swimsuit for a dip in the pool. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Cold as Ice
Friday, Dec. 28, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$35; $30 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Roll with us for a two-hour skate session. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Tag – You’re Out!
Monday, Dec. 31, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
$35; $30 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Journey with us to Laser Rush in Newport News to play laser tag. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Inclusion


Teensational Socials: Holiday Shopping (ages 13-21 with disabilities)
Saturday, Dec. 15, 1-3:30 p.m.
$20; $15 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Need help with Christmas shopping? Bring some extra money for a fun shopping trip and a stop at Yankee Candle to dip candles. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Adults


Little Known Secrets of Paying for College (for parents)
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6-8:30 p.m.
$30; $25 for JC/W residents (per set of parents)
James City County Recreation Center
Learn how to attend private schools for the same “cost” as in-state schools, pay for college in the most efficient and effective manner, qualify for maximum financial aid package and gain an insider's view of the college admissions process. Register by Nov. 29. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Color Mixing for Artists (ages 16+), New
Thursdays, Dec. 6 & 13, 10 a.m.-noon
$50; $45 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Learn how to combine colors consistently and create a balanced palette. Learn about paint properties for all mediums and about choosing pigments. All materials provided. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Dance


Beginning Ballet
Thursdays, Dec. 6-Jan. 31, 2-3 p.m.
$25; 20 for JC/W residents
This class is intended for beginners, yet will be appropriate for anyone who wants to enjoy a relaxing exercise class. Ballet shoes are recommended, but not required.  Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Low Impact Tap
Mondays, Dec. 10-Jan. 28 (no class 12/24), 2-3 p.m.  
$25; 20 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
We’ll combine both seated and standing tap dance exercises that allow anyone to enjoy dancing! Tap shoes are recommended, but not required. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Beginning Jazz
Wednesdays, Dec. 12-Jan.30, 7-8 p.m.
$25; 20 for JC/W residents
James City County Recreation Center
Jazz has its roots in African and Caribbean dance and lends itself to being great aerobic exercise as well as exercise for the mind. Jazz shoes are recommended, but not required. Info: jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation or call 757-259-4200.

 

Fitness


Evening Fitness Classes
Evening classes include Kickboxing, Zumba, Power Yoga, Cardio Tap dancing and Strength Training. Child care is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m. at the James City County Recreation Center. Call 757-259-4200 for details or visit us at jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation.

 

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