Happy Labor Day from DPR

Multi-Sport Saturdays

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of several fun and engaging sports; including soccer, T-ball, football, basketball and more. Your child will also produce a variety of locomotive and manipulative skills that are fun and age-appropriate. This program is led by Craig Higgins, a former Physical Education teacher and coach. Don't miss out on this great opportunity for your child to learn and experience the thrill of sports.

Date:          September 10 - October 15
Time:          9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer, three simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. QPR can be learned in our Gatekeeper course in as little as one hour. 

Date:         September 13 or November 8
Time:         6:60 - 8:00 p.m.

Sewing - Themed Rag Quilting

In this beginner-friendly course, participants will learn techniques such as cutting squares, applique, and more. If you think you can sew a straight line, then this course taught by long time seamstress, Katie Chichester of Hancock Fabrics is just for you! Bring your own sewing machine or one can be provided for you. Age 8 and older.

Date:          September 13 - October 11
Time:          10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Afterschool Programs

Lacrosse*

Join Coach Robert Coscia will coach this fun introductory recreational program for boys and girls. Children will participate in games and drills designed to develop the fundamental skills required for the sport in a positive atmosphere. No experience necessary. Participants are required to bring their own lacrosse sticks. Grade K-5.

Date:          September 13 - October 11
Time:          4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Folk Music Club*

Participants will be introduced to different instruments of American folk music like the banjo, mountain dulcimer, and mandolin, and rhythm instruments like the spoons, kazoo, and washboard. Carrie Sealy-Morris will teach kids how to make up their own folk songs in traditional form, and will lead participants in a tour of world folk music including Caribbean, Latin, Native American, and African rhythms. Grade 2-5.

Date:          September 13 - October 25
Time:          4:00 - 5:00 p.m.


Science Club*

Participants will join Debbie Davidson for a fun and engaging hour of science exploration. Learn science content through hands-on fun. Discover the physics of magnetism and electricity, lights and lasers, exploding volcanoes, rocks and minerals, chemistry of water, diversity of animals, and more. Grades 2-5.


Date:          September 15 - October 20
Time:         4:00 - 5:00 p.m.



Tennis

Coach Neil will be using Tennis Whizz to help develop tennis skills alongside fundamental motor skills helping children develop the foundations of athletic skills for life. We will be using age-appropriate balls and rackets. All materials provided. Age 5 - 8.

Date:          September 12 - October 3 (age 6-8)
                   
September 16 - October 7 (age 5-6)
Time:          4:15 - 5:15 p.m. (age 6-8)
                   4:30 - 5:30 p.m. (age 5-6)


Drum Club*

Besides being FUN, group drumming enhances listening, social skills, and has numerous health benefits. Participants are free to bring their own percussion instruments, but percussion instruments of various types will be provided. Led by Julie Alexander of Core Health Partner. Grade 2-5.

Date:         October 12 - November 16
Time:         4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

*Davidson Elementary students have the option to be pick-up from school and walked over to our facility by a Town of Davidson Park and Recreation employee.

Tennis Tykes

Coach Neil will be using Tennis Whizz to help develop tennis skills alongside fundamental motor skills helping children develop the foundations of athletic skills for life. We will be using age-appropriate balls and rackets. All materials provided. Age 3-5.

Date:           September 14 - October 5
Time:          10:00 - 10:30 a.m. (age 3)
                   10:30 - 11:00 a.m. (age 4-5)


Contact Us

For more information, visit us online at http://www.townofdavidson.org/dpr
or call us at 704-892-3349.

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