Office of Community Recreation

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The Fall 2018 Island Tide is now available!

Registration is now open for programs. This publication covers a variety of program offerings and City Information current through December 31, 2018. Download a copy now. Mailing to each household is coming soon.

Fall Kickstart

Must be age 4 by September 1, 2018

Kickstart is a program designed for the soccer beginner player. This is the basic introduction to the game of soccer. It is not a soccer league, but a 5 week instruction &  play/skill period for 45 minutes each week. Cost: $55 per child.  No sibling discount; additional $10 for non-residents.   Registration is on a first come, first served basis.  Dates:  September 12, 19, 26, October 3 & 10   5:30-6:15pm South Lawson Park

Instructor: Heather Deaver, Primary Physical Education Teacher.  Cost  includes beginner ball and     t-shirt.  Program #102  Location: South Lawson Park

Poquoson Singles Tennis League

Wednesday evenings – 6:00-8:00pm Starting week of  September 26  thru November 14 Join us for a fun and recreational singles league for men, women and youth ages 14 thru Adult.  Best 2 out of 3 sets with traditional tennis scoring.  Come out for an evening of tennis fun.  Balls and water will be provided.  Deadline: September 24Location: PHS Tennis Courts, Odd Road.Cost: $19 residents/$29 non-residents League Coordinators: Karen Cofer & Joe Coccimiglio Program: #123

Pixie Stix Field Hockey

Field Hockey for beginners!  Ages 5-7 Girls.   4:00-4:45pm Dates:  September 16, 23, 30,  & October 7 This program is designed to teach introductory field hockey skills for young players. Learn proper techniques for stick maneuvers, teamwork, strategies of the game and to just have fun.  Note: Must be 5 by the start of the program.Registration for each new PIXIE player includes a     correctly sized stick, a ball and a shirt.Returning  players will receive a ball and shirt only.Instructor: Darcey Chiappazzi, Varsity Field Hockey Coach.  Cost: $60 per player  Returning Pixie Players Cost: $40 All players must play with a mouth guard & shin guards each session. Parents provide this equipment.Additional non-resident fee of $10 per player. No sibling discount.  Program #106 Player minimum to hold program is 12.Deadline to register is September 14.

Fall Field Hockey  Play and Skills Clinic

Sundays September 16, 23, 30,  & October 7     Grades 2-8 skill stations and play will be grouped according to skill Times: 5-7pm each Sunday.   Cost: Poquoson Residents: $50   Non-Residents: $60Deadline: September 5.  Program Instructional Staff: Darcey Chiappazzi, Poquoson High School, Varsity Head Coach; Ellis Staples, PHS JV Coach– former college player;Clinic Location: Turf Field– PHS Stadium Program#104

Run with the Bulls Kids Running Program

Kids are natural runners, but whether they are running with you or in an event, they require special care at every step of their development. This eight week program consists of education in running form, pace, cadence as well as healthy habits, nutrition, attire, injury prevention, and good sportsmanship. This program is non-competitive, promoting pride in accomplishment and personal improvement at any level.  Each week the group will meet for approx. 60 minutes. Time of meeting increases as kids increase their distance. Required equipment for participation is a pair of comfortable running shoes. No exceptions on shoes. Meets mostly  Wednesdays, starting September 26  for 8 weeks thru November 14.  Alternate night due to Halloween will be Tuesday or weather make up needs. Time: 4:30-5:30pm  Location: Kids Island Playground/Phillips Park Ages: 7 and Up   Cost: $40 res./$50 non-res  Deadline: September 21           Instructor: Christine Banks, Fitness Instructor  Program: #105

Youth Tennis Lessons

Ages 7 and up.             Boys & Girls  Learn the basics of the game of tennis. You’ll learn to serve, forehand, body position, and footwork.  Lessons held on Saturdays for 6 weeks. Dates:  October 6,13, 27, November 3, 10, 17Location: PHS Tennis Courts.   Cost:  $65 Residents  Non-Residents $75Time: 8-9am Beginners  Program #107    9-10am Intermediate  Program #107AInstructor: Anthony Coccimiglio    Students must bring their own racquet. Wear comfortable play clothes & tennis shoes. Sundays will be the designated rain make-up day if necessary.  Each group lesson is limited to 12 kids. Minimum of 6 needed.  Program#107


Fall 2018 Island Tide Program Guide