Upcoming Parks and Recreation applications for Warren County – Royal Examiner

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The County of Warren Parks and Recreation Department announces upcoming spring and summer 2022 programs. To see if any of these programs qualify for online registration, visit their website at parksandrecreation.warrencountyva.net.

karate program

This program includes the usual stances, kicking, punching techniques, stretching, weight lifting (2 to 4 pounds) and a general history and review of the martial arts. Sensei Drago emphasizes the attitude of working with each other, not against each other.

The program will be held on Saturdays May through August 2022 at the Front Royal Karate Club, 7 Kidd Lane, Front Royal, Virginia 22630 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. for children between the ages of 5 and 16.

The cost of the program is $120.00 per student for ten (10) consecutive courses. This program is ongoing and begins the first week you enroll.

piano lessons

A fun and inspiring approach to piano and music fundamentals, to help you learn to read music, play by ear and be creative on the keyboard. Playing the piano helps develop the life skills of discipline, goal setting and independent learning.

These courses are for children and adults and take place from Monday to Thursday, course times and costs vary.

All classes are held at the Warren County Community Center, located at 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

For more information on available classes, fees, or to register, contact Barbara Stepp at [email protected] or (540) 635-1919.

Mahjong “Players Club”

Players will enjoy multiple rounds of Mah Jongg against experienced opponents.

This club meets Tuesday, May 3, 2022 through May 31, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Warren County Health and Human Services Complex Band Room, 465 W. 15th Street, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

The club cost is $8.00 per month upfront or $3.00 per day if you drop by the door.

Players must bring their own league card.

For more information on Mah Jongg’s Players Club, please contact Deb Jones at (540) 252-4252.

SWIMMING LESSONS
Session I

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor swimming lessons for 5-15 year olds. Classes will be held Monday through Friday, June 27, 2022 – July 1, 2022 at the Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Community Swimming Pool located at 1000 Stadium Drive, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

  • Level 1: Introduction to water skills
    9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
    *Limited to 7 participants per timeslot
  • Level 2: Basic water sport skills
    9:30 – 10:15, 10:30 – 11:15
    *Limited to 5 participants per timeslot
  • Stage 3: stroke development
    9:30 – 10:15, 10:30 – 11:15
    *Limited to 5 participants per timeslot
  • Stage 4: Stroke Enhancement
    8:30am – 9:15am & 6:00pm – 6:45pm
    *Limited to 5 participants per timeslot
  • Stage 5: Stroke Refinement
    8:30am – 9:15am & 6:00pm – 6:45pm
    *Limited to 3 participants per timeslot
  • Level 6: Swimming Skill
    8:30am – 9:15am & 6:00pm – 6:45pm
    *Limited to 3 participants per timeslot

The costs are €35.00 per participant.

Registration begins Monday, May 2, 2022 at 8:00 am and will be accepted until the end of class or Friday, June 24, 2022. Registration will be accepted only at the Warren County Community Center at 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630. Online registration is not possible.

The optional swim level test will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m Claude A. Stokes, Jr. Community Pool.

NFL Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is accepting entries for its NFL Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League from May 2, 2022 through June 30, 2022. This league is sponsored and administered by the National Football League.

This league is for players who will turn five (5) years old before August 1, 2022 and who will not turn twelve (12) years old before August 1, 2022. The age groups are 5 – 6 years old, 6 years – 8 years old and 9 – 11 years old if the registration numbers allow it.

Proof of age is required at the time of registration; Online registration is not possible. The costs are €60.00 per child.

Practices will be weekly until October 2022 and matches will be played on Saturdays from August (subject to change).

pick up pickle ball

Pickleball was created with one goal in mind: fun! It’s designed to be easy to learn and play, whether you’re five, eighty-five, or somewhere in between. Pickleball is all the fun of tennis without the skating. Playing on a badminton-sized court makes the game much more strategy-based.

This program will take place on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 through September 28, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Bing Crosby Tennis Courts at 50 Stadium Drive, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

This program is for people over the age of 55 and is FREE for all participants.

For more information on Pickleball pickup please email [email protected]

archery

Start archery? The best place to learn how to shoot well is at our beginner archery course. We will cover the basics of proper archery in a group while having fun.

Classes will be held on Thursdays, May 5, 2022 through May 26, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Warren County Health and Human Services Complex Track Area, 465 W. 15th Street, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

Classes are open to all 8-12 year olds and the cost of the session is $50.00 per participant.

A minimum of four (4) participants is required to conduct the course, with a maximum of twelve (12) participants.

The registration deadline is May 3, 2022.

Mom and I in the garden

Join Warren County Parks and Recreation and Samuels Public Library to celebrate MOM! Create your own indoor herb garden together. Take a tour of the library garden and learn how to care for different plants. Each registered mother-child pair can plant their own herb garden in a jar and take it home.

This program will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Samuels Public Library, 330 E. Criser Road, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

This program is FREE, but registration is required to participate. There is a maximum limit of twenty (20) mother and child pairs for this event.

Registration deadline for this event is May 3rd, 2022.

Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals

National Park, Washington DC

The bus leaves at 10:15 am Sunday May 15, 2022 from Warren County Community Center, 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630. Game time is 1:05 p.m.

The cost is $82.00 per reservation, including admission ticket and transportation. Seating is in Section 115.

Tickets are limited to six (6) tickets per household with only 36 tickets available.

Women’s awareness and basic self-defense

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department and Defensive Firearms of Virginia, LLC are hosting a Women’s Awareness and Basic Self-Defense Course for those interested on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Warren County Community Center, located at 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

This course is open to anyone over the age of 18. In this course, you will learn to recognize danger and respond to threats using empty hand techniques and improvised weapons.

Cost is $30.00 per participant and is limited to 35 participants; pre-registration is required.

The registration deadline is May 19, 2022. For more information about the course, contact the instructor at [email protected]

American Red Cross – First Aid & CPR/AED

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is offering an American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED course on Sunday, May 22, 2022. This class is held from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Warren County Community Center, located at 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED course is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, respiratory, and first aid emergencies. This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to provide immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide if more advanced medical care is needed. This course offers a selection of First Aid, CPR, and AED courses to meet the diverse training needs of a diverse audience.

The cost of this course is €90.00 per participant. A minimum of four (4) participants and a maximum of ten (10) participants must be registered prior to the registration deadline of May 18, 2022 for the course to run and pre-registration is required.

This course is suitable for persons over the age of sixteen (16). This is a community based course, not a professional rescuer course.

reign of kings Good every day discounted tickets

The Warren County Parks and Recreation Department is offering Good Any Day discount tickets to Paramount’s Kings Dominion. These tickets are valid on every day of operation in 2022, with the exception of park rental days.

Cost is $40.00 per ticket for children 3 years and older and can be purchased at the Warren County Community Center at 538 Villa Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia 22630.

To see if any of these programs are eligible for online registration, visit us on the web at parksandrecreation.warrencountyva.net

Registration information for any of these programs can be obtained by contacting the Warren County Community Center, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., evening and weekend hours may vary, at (540) 635-1021.