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Youth Programs

SPECIAL EVENTS

Halloween Costume Parade

Halloween

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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 Halloween 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) 392-3737.

Summer Day Camp

The Recreation Department oversees the operation of a summer day camp offered to local area youth ages 5 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. If you would like more information about the Farmville Summer Day Camp, please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-3737 or please view the Summer Day Camp 2018 Flyer.

Summer Day Camp 2018 Registration Form

 

FITNESS & MOVEMENT PROGRAMS

Youth Martial Arts Classes

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

OUTDOOR RECREATION PROGRAMS

Fishing

Wilck's Lake

The Recreation Department offers fishing opportunities at Wilck’s Lake. Individuals are required to have a State fishing license (a town license is not required). If you would like more information about Farmville’s fishing opportunities please contact the Recreation Department at (434) 392-3737.

Skate Park

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) 392-3737.

YOUTH SPORTS

Youth Flag Football

Flag Football

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The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Football Flyer for local area children ages 5 to 7. Children who are 7 years old 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) 392-3737.

Flag Football Registration Form

Youth Tackle Football

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-old children are allowed to play only 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) 392-3737.

Football Registration Form

Youth Cheerleading

Cheerleading

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The Recreation Department oversees the operation of the Football Cheerleading Flyer for the 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- 3737.

Cheerleading Registration Form

Modified Sports

The community also offers programs that are specifically designed for children with disabilities.  These programs include Buddy Bowling in the fall, Buddy Basketball in the winter, and Buddy Baseball in the spring.   There is no cost and are sponsored by Farmville Parks and Recreation and Prince Edward/Farmville Youth Association.  Those interested may contact Matt Lucas at [email protected] or visit Farmville Modified Sports.

WHAT CLASSES WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE?

We would like your input. 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) 392-3737 or at [email protected].

Program Proposal Form

Farmville, Virginia
Town of Farmville, Virginia
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