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  1. New: Beginner Knitting (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the art of knitting in a casual group setting. Learn to cast on, bind off, and knit basic stitches while working on your first knitting project! This class is open to beginners and those looking for additional practice and to improve technique. Materials list will be provided to participants when class reaches minimum. This is a three week program. Instructor: Leah Marlow.

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  2. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 9, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  3. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 9, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  4. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 9, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 30 minute barre featuring exercises to warm-up feet, legs, and arms. This is followed by 30 minutes of center work and traveling combinations to work on balance, coordination, and flexibility. Participants may wear tights, leggings, sweatpants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended. Instructor Beth Brunelle.

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  5. New: Crochet a Christmas Tree Cozy (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Accesorize your travel mug! Get into the holiday spirit with this cute Christmas Tree Cozy-perfect for traveling to outdoor holiday events! This is a beginner-friendly class! You will need a skein of worsted weight (4) in choice of color. A 5 mm hook will be needed as well. You will be notified when class meets minimum for supply purchase. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.

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  6. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  7. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  8. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 10, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each seven week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. September-October will be Swing Line Dances. October-December will be the Hustle.

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  9. Prestige Gymnastics Cheer Clinic for Preschoolers (Ages 3-4)

    December 11, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Ready...OK! These basic cheerleading clinics are perfect for the beginner or intermediate cheerleader. We will be learning motions, stunting, dancing, jumps, tumbling, and of course working on brand new cheers! This class is sure to be a confidence booster for all participants and can be used just for fun, or to help prepare for school or recreational cheer squads. Leotard not required-just comfortable clothes and closed-toed athletic shoes. Instruction by Prestige Gymnastics Staff.

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  10. Canine Good Citizen Certification (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Don't we all want our dogs to be Canine Good Citizens? Well, we can help make that happen! During this six week course, we focus on the ten skills needed by all well-mannered dogs as outlined in the American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program. The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community while stressing responsible pet ownership. The CGC test is administered on the last day of class, and all dogs who pass will receive a certificate from the AKC. Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.(Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Intermediate Obedience or have had private lessons with High Hopes.)

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  11. Therapy Dog (Ages 18+)

    December 12, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this six week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.

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  12. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  13. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of soccer through kicking, passing, dribbling and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  14. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of soccer through kicking, passing, dribbling, fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  15. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 14, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Two year old children are engaged in a dance and movement program developmentally designed. During class they enjoy movement creativity, dance exploration, physical development and body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  16. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 14, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  17. New: Crochet a Snowman Hat (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - December 15, 2019, 3:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    ust like you find at a craft show or on Etsy-create your own Snowman hat. Hat size pattern may vary between newborn to adult. You will need 2 small black buttons, a small skein of worsted weight (4) in white and color of your choice for top of snowman(make sure yarn is same brand). A 5 mm hook will be needed as well. Prior experience crocheting recommended-advanced beginner class. You will be notified when class meets minimum so you can purchase supplies. Instructor Krislyn Colombini is a self-taught crocheter that now sells her crochet creations online and in shows. She will help you work through difficult issues in a small class setting.

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  18. Wellness Workshop: Intro to Seated Dance (Ages 18+)

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the power of seated dance! Designed for anyone suffering from a condition that limits mobility and strength, Discover the power of music and movement through this guided moving musical tour.

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  19. New: Beginner Knitting (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Discover the art of knitting in a casual group setting. Learn to cast on, bind off, and knit basic stitches while working on your first knitting project! This class is open to beginners and those looking for additional practice and to improve technique. Materials list will be provided to participants when class reaches minimum. This is a three week program. Instructor: Leah Marlow.

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  20. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  21. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  22. New: Evergreen Wreath Workshop (Ages 18+)

    December 16, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Cente

    Learn to make a natural evergreen wreath with cedar, pine, spruce and other great materials. You will also learn how to care for your creation to make it last throughout the holiday season. Includes all supplies for one wreath. Please bring a pair of garden gloves (doesn't need to be new). Instructor: Mallory Newcomb

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  23. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 16, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 30 minute barre featuring exercises to warm-up feet, legs, and arms. This is followed by 30 minutes of center work and traveling combinations to work on balance, coordination, and flexibility. Participants may wear tights, leggings, sweatpants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended. Instructor Beth Brunelle.

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  24. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  25. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  26. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 17, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each seven week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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  27. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 18, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  28. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 19, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  29. Canine Good Citizen Certification (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Don't we all want our dogs to be Canine Good Citizens? Well, we can help make that happen! During this six week course, we focus on the ten skills needed by all well-mannered dogs as outlined in the American Kennel Club's Canine Good Citizen Program. The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community while stressing responsible pet ownership. The CGC test is administered on the last day of class, and all dogs who pass will receive a certificate from the AKC. Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.(Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Intermediate Obedience or have had private lessons with High Hopes.)

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  30. Therapy Dog (Ages 18+)

    December 19, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this six week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.

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  31. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 20, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  32. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  33. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of soccer through kicking, passing, dribbling and fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  34. Little Tykes Indoor Soccer (Ages 3-5)

    December 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:55 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's play ball! The Little Tykes program focuses on developing good players and good sportsmanship. Kids have a chance to learn the fundamentals of soccer through kicking, passing, dribbling, fun skill drills. This skill development program will run for 10 weeks, the first four weeks will be practices with the remaining 6 weeks for game play. Each player will receive a t-shirt, trophy and team picture at the end of the program.

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  35. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 21, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Two year old children are engaged in a dance and movement program developmentally designed. During class they enjoy movement creativity, dance exploration, physical development and body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  36. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 21, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  37. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 21, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  38. Ellis Life Guard Training (Ages 15+)

    December 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Be a part of the aquatics team! This is an intensive lifeguard training course that teaches high protection standards to enable you to prevent guests from catastrophic injury or drowning. This program gives lifeguards the skills and technical knowledge to become an effective member of an aquatics emergency response team. Upon completion of course participants are eligible for employment at the Green Ridge indoor pool and Splash Valley during the summer. Pre-registration is required. Prerequisite: Must be 15 years old to enroll and be able to swim 100 yds, retrieve a brick from a depth of 8 ft. and tread water for one minute. Classes will be Wed- Fri 4:30 pm-9:00 pm, Sat & Sun. 8:00 am-2:00 pm.

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  39. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 23, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  40. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  41. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 23, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  42. Adult Ballet (Ages 16+)

    December 23, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    This is a beginning level ballet class comprised of a 30 minute barre featuring exercises to warm-up feet, legs, and arms. This is followed by 30 minutes of center work and traveling combinations to work on balance, coordination, and flexibility. Participants may wear tights, leggings, sweatpants, and either a leotard or sports top. Ballet slippers are recommended. Instructor Beth Brunelle.

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  43. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  44. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  45. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 24, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each seven week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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  46. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 26, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  47. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 27, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  48. Kinderdance® (Ages 3-5)

    December 28, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Your child will learn developmentally appropriate basics of ballet, tap, acrobatics, and creative movement, while learning numbers, colors, shapes, words and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kinderdance® of $30 to be paid each year upon starting classes. Choose the fee with $30 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  49. Kindertots® (Age 2)

    December 28, 2019, 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Two year old children are engaged in a dance and movement program developmentally designed. During class they enjoy movement creativity, dance exploration, physical development and body awareness while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. There is an annual sign-up fee for Kindertots® of $20 to be paid each year upon starting classes (September 2019 is start of new year). Choose the fee with $20 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform and proper footwear on the first day of class.

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  50. Kids Yoga (Ages 4-6)

    December 28, 2019, 10:50 AM - 11:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Children ages 4 to 6 will learn the basics of yoga in a developmentally designed program just for them! We will explore basic yoga positions and working together as a class while learning about mindfulness and our peace within. This program will bring new movements, yoga games, and activities to your child each week. Join us today for a high-energy class full of rhythm, moving, laughing, and learning! Choose the fee with $15 added to it to pay your sign-up fee when first registering on or after September 2019. Each month following, you will no longer need to pay the sign-up fee. Instruction provided by Kinderdance® staff. All dancers will be given their class uniform on the first day of class.

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  51. School's Out Day Camps (K-5)

    December 30, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    School's Out! Join us for a fun day at Green Ridge Recreation Center when Roanoke County Schools are out. Swimming, gym time, arts, crafts, and games are all planned for the day. Register for morning, afternoon, or all day. Morning snack and afternoon snack will be provided. Please pack a sack lunch if staying from 12-1. Also, please bring swimsuit, towel and gym shoes. Please register in advance as spots will go quickly!

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  52. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    December 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principles that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  53. New: Animal Art (Ages 5-10)

    December 30, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Do you love animals? We will use color pencils, paper mache, clay, chalk and more creating beautiful animal art!!! Instructor Debbie Harris taught for Roanoke County Schools for over 20 years. Class is 5 weeks. No class 12/23 and 12/30.

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  54. Puppy Kindergarten (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  55. Beginner Obedience &Good Manners (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Dogs must complete either Puppy Kindergarten or be at least 6 months old. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  56. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+)

    December 31, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each seven week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include 45 minutes of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. December-February will be West Coast Swing. February-March will be Swing 101. No class December 24 and 31.

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