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Classes & Programs
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism is Offering Instructional Programming, Outdoor Camps and Outdoor Programs!
As part of phased reopening, some classes began on June 15, 2020. Listed below are the details. Visit our web page for more information and to register.
Online registration is preferred. To register in person for instructional classes, please call your nearest Chesapeake Community Center to schedule a time to come in and complete your payment. You may also register in person for all classes and outdoor camps/programs without an appointment at the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Administrative Office/Visitor Center anytime during operating hours.
Note: Drop-in participation is not permitted at this time. Pre-registration is required for all instructional classes and camps. The number of class participants per program are limited due to physical distancing and maximum capacity guidelines.
Adult Classes (18+)
Adult Beginner/Cardio Tennis
Mini Scrapbook Design
Greeting Card Design
Boxes, Bags and Tags
Teen/Adult Classes (13+)
All Levels Yoga
Xtreme Hip Hop
Note: Select classes are offered day and evening. Participants do not have to be home-schooled in order to participate in Home-school classes.
Art and Creative Skills (ages 6-12)
Art for Home-schoolers (ages 6-12)
Basketball Skills 101 (ages 6-12)
Basketball Skills 102 (ages 8-12)
Cheerleading Skills 101 (ages 6-12)
Hip Hop Dance for Home-schoolers (ages 6-12)
Martial Arts - Karate 101 (ages 6-13)
Martial Arts - Karate 102 (ages 6-13)
Soccer Skills and Fundamentals (ages 6-12)
Tennis 101 (ages 6-10)
Tennis 102 (ages 8-14)
Tennis 101 for Home-schoolers (ages 6-10)
Tennis 102 for Home-schoolers (ages 8-14)
Nature Academy in Nature's Classroom
at the Chesapeake Arboretum
Wildfire vs. Forest Fires - September 24
Creepy Critters - October 22
55 & Better Virtual Programming
Mondays and Fridays at 11 a.m.
September 24 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon - Senior Services Seminar led by Senior Advocate. Topics include: Living a Fulfilled Life of Happiness, Brain Games, Investing in the Current Financial Market, Nutrition for Strength, Get Moving with Dance, Current Real Estate Market Information, The Future of Geriatric Healthcare and More.
Register online: SeniorAdvocate.Live and to receive a link for the seminar. Register by phone (757) 724-7001. Register before 5:00 p.m. on September 23. You will then be given the Zoom meeting ID and Passcode to log in to the event.
All live viewers will have the opportunity to win an IPAD during the seminar. There will also be an information and goodie packet that can be picked up the week of September 28, specific date and location to be announced.
These programs are currently being conducted virtually via Zoom. Free Zoom Instructional Sessions will be held Friday, September 18, at 10:00 a.m. and/or September 21 at 1:00 p.m. If you are interested in participating in future virtual opportunities, please email your contact information to email@example.com.
Therapeutic Recreation Virtual Programming
All new and returning individuals participating in Therapeutic Recreation Programs will need to have an updated assessment completed ASAP. Assessment information packets are available online for you to print and complete prior to attending an assessment with a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (C.T.R.S.). The assessment is to ensure all staff are aware of each individual’s communications style, necessary modifications, and other helpful information that will eliminate barriers to recreation participation. We will also establish measurable goals that each participant will be encouraged to work on while in T.R. programs. We can do assessments in a center while maintaining social distancing/COVID-19 safety guidelines OR via Zoom. To set up an assessment or if you have any questions, please call 757-382-1328.
You DO NOT have to have an updated assessment to participate in virtual programs. We do encourage you to complete an updated assessment ASAP to prepare for future programs!
All programs will be done virtually via Zoom. If you need assistance accessing Zoom, please call 757-382-1328. Zoom is free to use.
Programs will be FREE but pre-registration is required via ActiveNet. You will receive the Zoom meeting information and supply list (if applicable) after you register.
Visit our web page for more information and to register.
- TR PARENT/CAREGIVER CHAT
- TR-C.R.E.W. (Chesapeake Recreation, Education and Wellness) Club (AGES 21+)
- TR-Teen Time (AGES 13-22)
- TR-Chair Exercise (All Ages)
- TR-Virtual Field Trips
- TR-Adventure Strolls
- TR-Holiday Programs (Pumpkin Decorating, Thanksgiving Centerpiece Craft, Chair Exercise to Holiday Music, Holiday Wreath Making, Cookie Dough Making, Karaoke-Caroling Edition)