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Carver Recreation Center

233 4th Street, NW Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 970-3053
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DROP-IN Roller Skating

Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult
Have fun and burn some energy with roller skating.
F 5:00-8:00 pm; Su 1:00-6:00 pm
Free
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DROP-IN Teen Center

Ages 11-17
Provided as a free community resource, the Teen Center is a supervised indoor space with a wide variety of table and video games (many of which focus on active movement) as well as televisions and internet access. Itʼs a safe and fun place to play and socialize close to home.
M-Th 5:00-9:00 pm; F 5:00-8:00 pm; Sa, Su 1:00-6:00 pm
Free
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DROP-IN Open Basketball

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult
Open gym times are available throughout the week. Each open gym basketball time slot is designated for a specific age group (all ages, adult or family).
Carver's Open Basketball Calendar »
Adult (18+) $2.00; Youth (17 and under) Free
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DROP-IN Tumble Time

Ages 1-5
This drop-in class is perfect for those who want to try gymnastics without committing to a weekly class. Class time is supervised by a gymnastics instructor who can aid your little one in skill development or just keep them safe while they burn off some energy. Drop-in at your convenience from week to week, or sign up for the whole session to secure your spot. Active caregiver supervision is required for children 3 and under.
Tu 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Jan 7 - Mar 10
W 12-1:15 pm Jan 8-Feb 26 and March 18-May 13, No class April 8
Register for the full session $45.00 for residents and $59.00 for non-residents, or drop-in for $6.00 per child/per visit; Parents - FREE
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DROP-IN Parent-and-Me Playgroup

Ages 0-5
Have fun and make new friends during our indoor playtime in the gym. Toys, mats and props will be available for children to explore freely and play with others. Active parental supervision is required.
M, Th, F 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Jan 6 - May 29
$3.00 per child/per visit; Parents - FREE
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DROP-IN Art Adventures: A Preschool Open Studio

Ages 1-6
This open studio uses projects based on monthly themes and inspired by the interests of the children. Children and caregivers can move through the space, visiting project stations with varied themes. This class is designed to encourage students to learn through play and sensory experience as they create small and large works, exercising fine and gross motor skills. Parent/Caregiver supervision is required.
M, Th Jan 6-Jan13, Jan 27-Feb 10, Feb 24-Mar 9 10:00-11:30 am
M, Th Mar 16-Mar 30, Apr 13-May 14 10:00-11:30 am
Check back for fall dates
Register for the full session, which includes the Parent-and-Me Playgroup (above) $63.00 for residents and $82.00 for non-residents, or drop-in for $7.00/visit
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DROP-IN Open Art Studio for Kids

Ages 1-12
Join us in the art room for an open art studio. Participants can follow their own path or follow along with an instructor. Parent/Caregiver supervision is required for children 4 and under.
W Jan 8-Feb 26, Mar 18-Apr 1, Apr-15-May 13 1:00-3:00 pm;
F Jan 10-Feb 28, Mar 20-Apr 3, Apr 17-May 15 11:00 am-1:00 pm or 2:30-4:30 pm
$7.00/per visit
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DROP-IN Adult Open Art Studio

Ages 14+
Drop in to our Open Art Studio to practice a variety of art mediums. We focus on a different form of art each week. Classes are flexible enough to accommodate both beginning and advanced students. Beginning students are welcome, as are more experienced artists. There is no pressure to be perfect — we each go at our own pace.
Th Jan 9-May 14 6:00-6:45 pm, No class April 9
$7.00 for residents and $9.00 for non-residents/per visit
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DROP-IN Adaptive Basketball

All Ages
Practice basketball and learn skills with your friends. Geared toward teens and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities, who are independent and respond safely in large-group supervision. Staff-to-participant ratio is 1:15. If individual attention is needed, please come with an aide. For more information, call (434) 970-3269.
W Sep - May 11:00-11:45 am
FREE

Key Recreation Center

800 E Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 293-8273
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DROP-IN Open Gym

Ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult
We offer open gym times for basketball, volleyball and pickleball throughout the week. Please pick up a monthly calendar from the Key Recreation Center which details the programs in the gymnasium.
Key's Open Gym Calendar »
Adult (18+) $2.00; Youth (17 and under) Free
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DROP-IN Senior Cornhole Games

Ages 55+
Come join your peers for fun.
Th 3:00 - 4:30 pm; Feb 6 - Mar 12
$2.00/per visit
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DROP-IN Senior Pickleball

Ages 55+
Come join your peers for fun and games.
F 2:15 - 4:45 pm; Jan 3 - Apr 24
$2.00/per visit
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DROP-IN Senior Basketball

Ages 55+
Come join your peers for a pickup game or just to shoot baskets.
M 12:00 - 2:00 pm; Jan 6 - Apr 27
$2.00/per visit
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DROP-IN Adaptive Fitness

All Ages
Join us for a workout and variety of strength and cardio exercises. Participants should come dressed in workout clothes and sneakers and bring a water bottle. Call (434) 970-3269 for a specific start date or to sign up.
Tu and F Sep - May 10:00 – 11:00 am
FREE