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Active Yoga Flow Begins Thursday, Nov. 14.

posted Nov 8, 2019, 9:42 AM by Jennifer Leddy

woman in standing yoga pose
Yoga, a science devoted to improving health and peace of mind, can be practiced by anyone wanting to live a healthier lifestyle.  Each class will include stretching warm-ups, active yoga poses that work the whole body with a focus on core muscles, breathing techniques to assist with tension and stress relief, and a relaxation component to help integrate the whole practice. This is a guided class and is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced yogis. For more information, and to register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/activeyogaflow or contact Jen Leddy at 610-489-8506, ext. 1125.  

Swim Lesson Registration Opens Oct. 29

posted Oct 28, 2019, 11:40 AM by Jessica Lester   [ updated Oct 28, 2019, 11:41 AM ]

girl jumping into water
Swim lesson registration opens Oct. 29 for the winter session! Sign up now and be sure to save the date for one of our upcoming mandatory testing dates: Nov. 13, Dec. 4 or Dec. 11. Read on for important information about lessons: 
  • Registration can be made online at https://perkiomen.revtrak.net/, select “swimming” and register using the appropriate category and session (Adult, Child 3+, Parent/Child, or Competitive Diving). A 2.49% fee will be applied.
  • Registration will not be complete until your child is tested for swimming ability. This will occur during mandatory testing dates scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 13, Wednesday, Dec. 4, and Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Perkiomen Valley High School pool (enter by Door V).
  • During mandatory testing, your child will be evaluated and assigned to a level. Lesson times will also be determined at mandatory testing.
  • When you register online, a receipt will be emailed to you. Please print this and take it with you so you may present it at mandatory testing.
  • If you do not want to pay online, you may pay by check in person during one of the mandatory testing dates.
  • People registering for Adult Swimming Improvement, Parent/Child Swim or Competitive Diving classes do not need to attend mandatory testing dates. Time slots will be assigned by direct communication with Fran Wieber, Aquatics Director.
  • Lessons will be offered Saturdays from 1/11/20 to 3/7/20.
  • Please remember that you must attend a mandatory testing date in order to start lessons in January, unless you were already assigned a level following lessons taken during fall 2019.
  • Winter session costs are $75 per swimmer in a group setting; $150 for private lessons.
Anyone with questions may contact Aquatics Director Fran Wieber at fwieber@pvsd.org.

Just Added - a Wreath Making Class!

posted Oct 22, 2019, 9:32 AM by Jennifer Leddy

Christmas wreath hanging on door
Learn how to create a beautiful deco mesh wreath with Busy Bees Custom Creations just in time for the holiday season! Deco mesh is a durable and waterproof fabric mesh that holds its shape both indoors and outdoors. The wreath can be hung on your door, over your fireplace or just about anywhere inside or outside your home. In this class you will learn the basics of making a Deco Mesh wreath including making your own wreath form, attaching deco mesh to the form, adding ribbon to the base and attaching a sign to your wreath. The class will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Thursday, Nov. 7 from 7:00 - 9:00 pm at Perkiomen Valley High School.  The wreath pictured is the wreath that will be made in class.  For more information, and to register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/y3mws6km or contact Jen Leddy at 610-489-8506, ext. 1125. 

New This Session: GENERATION POUND for Kids Ages 5-10

posted Oct 21, 2019, 11:49 AM by Jennifer Leddy

kids laughing and holding drum sticks
GENERATION POUND is a youth-oriented program that fuses movement and music to improve focus, coordination, physical fitness and teamwork skills. By combining exercise and interactive activities, kids will learn new ways to explore movement, embrace their creativity and rock out, ultimately building strength, confidence and self-awareness. The class will be held at Skippack Elementary on Tuesdays, Oct. 29 - Dec. 10.  For more information, and to register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/y4zdfngc or contact Jen Leddy at 610-489-8506, ext. 1125.  

The Landscape of College Admissions Today - Oct. 28

posted Oct 16, 2019, 9:46 AM by Jennifer Leddy

girl looking at laptop and chewing pencil
Joanne LaSpina, M.A., a Certified Educational Professional who specializes in guiding and supporting students and families through the college admissions process, will be teaching The Landscape of College Admissions at Perkiomen Valley High School on Monday, October 28.  The class will focus on what needs to be done and when, as well as resources that can make college planning easier.  For more information, and to register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/y34w5ucf or contact Jen Leddy at 610-489-8506, ext. 1125.

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