York County Parks and Recreation

 October "Featured Five" 


 #1 Youth Basketball 

Girls playing basketball

Youth Basketball Registration is underway and will continue through October 30th. We offer boys and girls leagues for ages 7 to 18. Practices will start in December and games will begin in January. For those ages 5 to 7, we offer a co-ed start smart parent/child instructional program.  Click here for details

The dedication and support volunteers contribute to our activities provide the quality of life York County residents enjoy and cherish! We would love to have you as a volunteer coach for our youth basketball league. This is fun and rewarding experience.  Click here to volunteer

 #2 Skate, Rattle & Roll 

Our popular Friday night Skate, Rattle & Roll program will kick off of Friday October 4th in the Dare Elementary School Gymnasium at 300 Dare Road. Each week the family and elementary school session runs from 6:30 to 8:30 pm and it is open to kids in grades K to 5th and their parents. Our middle school session will follow for grades 6th to 8th from 9:00 to 11:00 pm. The form/waiver can be completed online or at the door. The admission fee is paid at the door. Admission is $5.00 and includes skate rental. Roller blades can be rented for $3.00. Concessions are also available for purchase.

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Children Skating

 #3 Quilling Youth Art Class 

Flower basket made by quilling

Don't miss out on an opportunity for a great class for youth ages 6 to 12! Register by October 8th to save your spot. Quilling beautiful works of art are created by rolling, looping, curling, and twisting small strips of paper.  Popular since the Renaissance, Quilling starts with rolling a strip of paper into coil and then pinching the coil into shapes that can be glued together to form abstract art, flowers or portraits. Paper, cards and boxes can also be adorned. What will your imagination create?
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 #4 Senior Safety Summit 

This event will be held from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Northside Christian Church, 1300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown. The Senior Safety Summit will bring together seniors from across the Peninsula for a morning of engaging lectures on how they can stay safe and protect themselves. The theme is "Safety Surviving the 21st Century". A shredder truck will be on site from 7:30 to 10:30 am, for secure disposal of your sensitive documents. A continental breakfast and box lunch is provided. The registration fee is $3.00. Register on-line by October 8th. Please call 890-3500 for more information.

Senior Citizen hugging a Deputy from the Sheriff's

 #5 Movie in the Park 

Picture of the actresses in the movie Hocus Pocus

              Saturday, October 19 at Sunset
Come out for family fun at our last movie in the park of the season at New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Dr.
Williamsburg. Please bring chair(s) or a blanket. Concessions will be available. In case of inclement weather call our Rainout Line 757-890-3501, Ext 35

"HOCUS POCUS" PG | 1h 36min | Disney Enterprises, Inc.
After moving to Salem, Massachusetts, teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

For more information, contact York County Parks and Recreation at 757-890-3500 or visit www.yorkcounty.gov/parksandrec.

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