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Posted on: January 14, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Winter Sports Classes for Youth begin Feb. 2!

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Register by Jan. 28….four-week and six-week sessions are being held at the James City County Recreation Center and the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center. These Saturday sports classes are for youth ages 2-9 and teach a variety of skills in soccer, basketball, baseball and more.   

The four-week session is open to youth ages 3-9, Saturdays, Feb. 2-March 2, at the James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road. The cost is $30 for James City County/Williamsburg residents and $35 for nonresidents. No class on Feb. 16. Featured classes are Tot Shots, ages 3-5, 9-9:45 a.m.; Jump Shots, ages 6-8, 10-10:45 a.m.; and Multi Sport Majors, ages 6-9, 11-11:45 a.m. See descriptions below. 

A six-week session, for ages 2-9, will be held Saturdays, Feb. 2 – March 23 at the Abram Frink Jr. Community Center, 8901 Pocahontas Trail. The cost is $40 for James City County/Williamsburg residents and $45 for nonresidents. No classes on Feb. 16 and March 16. Featured classes are Quart’r Pint Soccer, ages 2-3 with parent, 9:30-10 a.m.; Half Pint Soccer, ages 4-5, 10-10:45 a.m.; Full Pint Soccer, ages 6-9, 11-11:45 a.m.; and Multi Sport Minis, ages 3-5, noon-12:45 p.m. See descriptions below. 


Featured Classes (descriptions):

Quart’r Pint Soccer • Ages 2-3
This parent play class engages toddlers and helps them to develop balance and movement, introduces basic soccer skills and provides both parent and child a positive sports environment. Fee includes child and parent; parent/guardian is required to stay onsite while class is being held. 501140-A

Multi Sport Minis • Ages 3-5
Bring your child and let them try our sports sampler! Children will be introduced to major sports including baseball, soccer, basketball and more. Each week introduces a new sport! 501050-A

Tot Shots • Ages 3-5
Time to lace up the basketball shoes for this introduction to basketball. Children will focus on individual skills and learn fundamental tactics and ball-handling skills. 501070-A

Half Pint Soccer • Ages 4-5
Technical skills including dribbling, passing and positioning are taught in this introduction to soccer. This class is about player development and building foundational skills. 501150-A

Jump Shots • Ages 6-8
Time to up the game! This course is designed to introduce players to team play and dynamics in addition to honing other fundamental, technical skills. 501080-A

Multi Sport Majors • Ages 6-9
Bring your child and let them try our sports sampler! This new class presents an opportunity for older children to be introduced to major sports including baseball, soccer, basketball and more. Each week introduces a new sport! 201060-A

Full Pint Soccer • Ages 6-9
This course is designed to hone skills and introduce team play and dynamics. Both technical and tactical elements of the game are the focus in this class. 501060-A

For more information, call Sarah O’Reilly at 757-259-5355 or email sarah.oreilly@jamescitycountyva.gov.  To register call 757-259-4200 or visit   https://jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation.  

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


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