PRD Fall Sports Programs Available

Looking for a sports program for your child to try to continue to refine skills? The Piedmont Recreation Department Sports Department provides positive recreation experiences for Elementary and Middle School participants. These experiences help youth develop new physical and social skills in a fun, participatory and safe environment under the guidance of knowledgeable and supportive coaches. In this way PRD’s Sports Programs contribute to an individual’s physical, social, emotional, cultural and educational growth and development.

Of the many offerings, here are a few highlights:

JUNIOR CROSS COUNTRY

This popular program for each elementary school provides kids an introduction to cross country running. Practices include warm-up exercises, stretching, games, agility drills and an endurance run of about one mile. Program size is limited to 25 students for each site. The season ends with a cross country meet at Witter Field for all three schools to run in some friendly competition. T-shirt included.

GRADES 4-5

T/Th 9/3-10/24 from 3:15-4:15pm

Beach School 194401

Havens School 194402

Wildwood School 194403

 

PMS CROSS COUNTRY

Cross Country practices foster running for endurance, improving form, warm-up exercises, cool down techniques and building core muscles through proper running mechanics! There will be meets with other middle schools where 6th graders run a mile and 7th and 8th graders run 1.25 miles. Students must be able to run one mile or twelve minutes continuously, at whatever speed, and participate at least one day a week. Piedmont Middle School enrollment is required.

GRADES 6-8

Witter Track

M/Tu/Th 8/27-11/1 from 3:15-5:00pm and Wed from 2:15-3:45pm

 

PMS FLAG FOOTBALL

Grow, learn, be challenged and have a blast in the Flag Football program! Develop individual and team skills and build strong comradery with teammates and coaches. This is a combined 6-8 grade program. Small teams will beheld vs. each piedmont team.

GRADE 6 194426

GRADE 7 194427

GRADE 8 194428

Piedmont Middle School enrollment is required. 

Registration required for clinics and evaluation.

Team Practice at Witter Baseball Field

M/Tu 8/26 – 10/23 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm and Wed from 2:15pm – 3:45pm

 

JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL

Have fun and grasp the basic knowledge of the game of volleyball through engaging and high energy drills! This program will emphasize individual skill development.

GRADES 4-5 194400

Buzz Redford Gym

Wed 8/28-10/9 from 3:45pm – 5:00pm

 

PMS VOLLEYBALL

GRADE 6 194429

Come join the fun and engaging game of volleyball! Become more knowledgeable players and develop a solid understanding of the game through individual and team drills as well as intramural scrimmages!

Buzz Redford Gym

Wed 8/28-10/11 from 2:15pm – 3:45pm and Fri from 3:30pm – 5:00pm

GRADE 7 194430

GRADE 8 194431

Grow as a volleyball player and teammate and deepen your knowledge of the game. Be challenged by coaches that are eager to see you develop and have a blast representing the Highlander Volleyball Program through engaging competition with neighboring schools! Piedmont Middle School enrollment is required.

Registration required for clinics and evaluation.

PRE-SEASON CLINIC & EVALS at Morrison Gyms

Wed 8/21 from 2:15pm – 3:45pm

Mandatory evaluations are to assess interest and skill level, no cuts.

TEAM PRACTICE

Morrison/Buzz Gyms

8/26 – 10/17 (90 minute time blocks)

M/Tu/Th from 3:30pm – 5:00pm and Wed from 2:15pm – 3:45pm

Games: Can be Mon – Th starting at 4:00, or 5:00pm

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL EVENING TENNIS (Beginning & Intermediate/Advanced)

Work with Coach Jim Landes to improve your tennis game. You learn techniques and skills that can be used for a lifetime of tennis. Class will cover tennis fundamentals including forehands, backhands, volleys, and serves. This class is for beginners players with no or limited experience. Grouped by skill level.

Beginning  194085

Int/Adv 194086

 

Stay tuned for FEATURED Basketball 2019.2020 Season and Ultimate Frisbee Announcements (details in current Fall 2019 Activity Guide!)