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Posted on: December 29, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Let us help you with your 2023 New Year’s Resolutions!

Is fitness or fun on your list of New Year’s resolutions? Hanover County Parks & Recreation is excited to announce several group fitness, art and a variety of educational, youth and therapeutic programs beginning January 2023. These programs will help your mind and body get and stay fit. Preregistration required.

Group Fitness:

  • Ageless Grace – a brain-body program designed for those aged 50 and up to support cognitive health and help you to be more alert, active and responsive through the activation of all five primary functions of the brain. Tuesdays, beginning January 10 at Martha Ann Fields Building at the Hanover Courthouse.
  • Line Dancing – with classes for beginners and those with a bit more experience, a variety of dance rhythms will be used to make this a fun-filled class. Mondays, beginning January 23 at Laurel Meadow Elementary School.
  • Yoga: Seated Gentle – for those 50 and up looking for a gentle yoga practice to improve strength, flexibility, breathing, balance, and relaxation. Thursdays, beginning January 12 at Northside Baptist Church.
  • Yoga: Restorative – focus on a range of motion, strength, balance and flexibility in this gently paced class. Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning January 10 at Northside Baptist Church.

 Art:

  •  Art Expressions   bring your supplies and work on your own individual projects in a social and supportive environment. Mondays, beginning January 9 at Pole Green Park.
  • Country School Quilters enjoy Sewing Days on the second Saturday of each month and the Friday proceeding the second Saturday. Meets at Montpelier Park.
  • Stained Glass UFO’s – finish your stained glass unfinished projects. Tuesdays, beginning January 24 at Pole Green Park.

Adult Enrichment:

  • Concealed Carry participants will receive a course completion certificate from this class that meets and exceeds the requirements for the Virginia Concealed Carry Permit. Thursday, January 26 at Pole Green Park.
  • It’s Euchre Time – a social and fun time for all while playing this engaging card game. Wednesdays, beginning January 11 at Montpelier Park.

 Youth:

  • Bricks 4 Kidz – Junior Robotics: Super Hero Academy is the ideal way to spend some time building some fun out of school. Friday, January 27 at Pole Green Park.
  • Child and Babysitting Safety complete CPR with AED for adults, children, and infants will be taught along with everything you need to know regarding babysitting - from getting started to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving and first aid tips. Monday, January 30 at Montpelier Park.
  • Homeschool Art Class – get messy and have fun in the new year with Bee Kreative. Tuesdays, beginning January 17 at Taylor Park.
  • Little Kookers – Young Chefs gather for some delicious fun. Monday, January 30 at Pole Green Park.
  • Parent & Me Dance – movement and creativity for your little one with 804 Dance. Offered Saturdays and Tuesdays, beginning January 28 at 804 Dance Place.
  • Tennis: Indoor – get started working on your backhand and forehand with Play Tennis Hanover before the weather warms up. Offered Tuesdays at Pearson’s Corner and Wednesdays at Cool Spring Elementary Schools, beginning the week of January 17.

 Therapeutic: These programs are designed for persons with disabilities or special needs.

  •  Art and Movement exercise your mind and your body as you join us for a small group session of simple exercises and crafts. Offered Mondays at Montpelier Park and Tuesdays at Pole Green Park, beginning the week of January 23.
  • Cake Pops Like a Boss – decorate delicious and decorative cake pops like a pro. Tuesday, January 31 at Pole Green Park.
  • Winter Beach Party – it’s an “aloha” worthy party to take the chill off of your winter blues. Thursday, January 26 at Church of the Redeemer.

To learn more about these and more program offerings and register online, please visit www.hanoverparksrec.com. Should you have additional questions, please contact Hanover County Parks and Recreation, (804) 365-7150 or email [email protected].

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