Summer programs can be found at www.connect.henricorecandparks.com.
Most of these programs are designed for ages 3-5.
- Registration available now.
- All those attending a program (that requires registration) must be listed on the registration form along with the required assumption of liability signatures.
- Please register at least one week prior to the start date!
- For additional registration information, see the Registration page.
Cooking Galore With Kiddie Chefs
For ages 3-5. Children’s literature is full of references to food and ideas that can inspire “cooking” activities for preschoolers. Come join us for a healthy dash of time, a pinch of originality, and a cup of enthusiasm. Yum! Information: Janice Parker, 501-5809.
1CC.168165 Mon, June 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Deep Run Recreation Center. $7.50 per session.
Home & Garden
Seeds, Weeds, and Ladybugs
For ages 3-6 (must be potty-trained). A weed is just a flower that surprised you! Garden activities will include arts and crafts, planting seeds, songs, story-telling, and more. Wear clothes that can get messy. Information: Cindy Rinker, 501-5807.
1CG.174215 Fri, May 24 & 31, 10 a.m.-noon.
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. $14 per session.
1CG.174217 Fri, May 24 & 31, 10 a.m.-noon.
Belmont Recreation Center. $14 per session.
Having Fun With a Green Thumb
For ages 3-6. The Armour House Children’s Garden is the perfect setting for a fun and exciting adventure into the basics of gardening. From the greenhouse to the butterfly garden, your child will participate in activities that will inspire and educate. Wear clothes that can get down and dirty. Information: 343-3506.
1CG.183711 Fri, May 17-June 7, 10-11 a.m.
The Armour House & Gardens. $14.
Nature & Outdoors
For ages 4-5. Tunneling through the topsoil, the earthworm lives in its slightly sticky, slightly gooey underground abode. Would you ever guess that a worm has five hearts? That even though it has no eyes, it can sense light? Learn all about our terrestrial friends and how they help the soil. Play clothes suggested. Information: 262-5055.
1CJ.114107 Wed, May 22, 3-4 p.m.
Three Lakes Nature Center. $6.
For ages 4-5. Tennis is a great sport that you can play the rest of your life! What better time to get started than when you are young? Learn the fundamentals of the game and practice drills in proper strokes, serves, and volley. With a low student-instructor ratio, you will receive a lot of personal attention. Please bring your own tennis racquet. Instructor: Charles Gray. Information: Caitlin Wampler, 501-5099.
1CK.141033 Sun, May 19-June 9, 3-3:30 p.m. $18.
No class May 26.
1CK.141034 Mon, May 20-June 10, 3-3:30 p.m. $18.
No class May 27.
1CK.141035 Tue, May 21-June 11, 3-3:30 p.m. $24.
Virginia Randolph Tennis Courts.
Unless listed otherwise, programs are taught by Recreation Staff. All fitness, dance, and sports programs are taught by instructors who are nationally certified in their area(s) of expertise.
If you have a disability and will need assistance or special accommodations in order to enjoy any of these programs or events, call Therapeutic Recreation at 501-5135 no later than ten working days prior to the program date. For programs that require registration, please call and also check the accommodation box on the registration form.