Fall at Goochland Parks and Recreation means new programs and events, as well as your old favorites!
Students will learn techniques including kicking, punching, blocking, sparring and partner work. Emphasis is on philosophy and discipline of the martial arts to increase students self-confidence and physical condition. This challenging program is for ages 7 through adults and will help participants lead a healthier life. ($25 one time Karate association fee taken at door for first time students.) You can choose to take class one or two days a week. Continuous registration is accepted. If you are interested in observing the class before registering please contact Goochland County Parks and Recreation at 804-556-5854.
Mondays and Thursdays
September 27-December 30
$70/one day a week
$100/two days a week
Zumba is a dance fitness format that will include pop, hip hop, and international music with dance rhythms that incorporate interval exercises. These dances will help you tone target areas on your body and absolutely increase your confidence as this class is a judgment free zone. This party is for everyone regardless of their fitness level. The goal is to have fun and keep moving! Drop in rate is $7/class. New participants are entered to win a gift certificate courtesy of the instructor, Kerry Crowley.
Mondays and Wednesdays
October 18-December 1st
CHS Eagle Theater
Zumba Gold is a modified form of Zumba for active older adults that recreates the original Zumba moves at a lower intensity. Drop in rate is $7/class.
October 19-November 30
CHS Eagle Theater
Come work on building your strength! This class is for ages 12+ and is for anyone looking for a way to get into, or returning to, the world of fitness. You can choose two days or more to take the class. Registration is ongoing.
October 25-December 29
CHS Gym Classroom
Introduction to Brazilian Jiujitsu
This class will introduce you the fundamentals of the fastest growing and most effective martial art, Brazilian Jiujitsu. With a focus on self-defense and practical applications, students will finish this 12-week program with an understanding of the gentle art. Participants need to purchase a Gi and white belt.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
November 9-January 27
Join us for a day of anime, comics, manga, cosplay, games, contests and more! This convention will be complete with both live and virtual panels, cosplay contests, raffles, tabletop gaming, a fully stocked vendor room, food trucks and an anime café to sit and enjoy your snacks, treats and meals! Come celebrate with us as we introduce the very first convention of it’s kind right here in Goochland County! We hope to see you there!
Saturday November 13
All ages welcome!
Wood Burning Coaster Art
Learn how to use wood burning techniques to make your very own set of coasters! After a safety tutorial and demonstration, you will be able to use the skills you have learned to make up to four beautiful coasters! Please bring safety glasses to avoid eye irritation.
Saturday November 20
CHS Rosenwald Room
Hatha yoga incorporates poses, breathing, and deep relaxation. Participants should bring their own mat.
December 6-January 10
GSC Aerobics Studio
Youth Basketball returns this Winter! Our 6 week youth league is designed to enhance basketball skill and understanding in a team environment. This league is an introduction to basketball rules and team skill through play. Designed to enhance our co-ed participant's aptitude, skills and confidence. Games will run on weeknights Monday-Thursday and practices will be on Saturdays. Game and practice locations will be based on age group and will be released when the season schedule is created. Practices begin December 11. Registration deadline is November 19th.
December 13-Febuary 19