Extra-Curricular Programs

River Road Preschool offers many exciting sports and art activities throughout the school year to 3, 4 and 5 year olds.  The classes meet from either 12:00-1:45 or 1:45 to 2:45.  Children many participate in as many different programs as they wish.

  • Amazing Athletes:  Amazing Athletes will introduce and teach the basic fundamentals and mechanics of 9 different ball sports: basketball, baseball, soccer, football, volleyball, hockey, golf, lacrosse and tennis. The focus is on teamwork and skill building within a non-competitive, learning-based environment.  It’s Amazing Fun!
  • ArtHaus Visual Arts Studio:  Museum-quality classes right here at River Road Preschool! Drawing, painting, clay, mixed media, exposure to famous artists and their works, and much more. All supplies included.
  • Core Kids Academy:  Core Kids Academy’s mission is to install and develop confidence, fitness,    and life skills through gymnastics, fitness and wellness enrichment. Each class will consist of a warm-up, fitness circuit, gymnastics, strength and flexibility. No special outfit needed.Soccer2
  • Bricks for Kids: Students will explore mechanisms and structural design through the use of LEGO’s and technology.  They will build out of LEGO bricks while enhancing their spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination, and basic understanding of shapes and colors.  They will begin to develop their vocabulary and communication skills in order to explain how the model works, enhance their ability to establish links between cause and effect, and reflect on how to find answers.  They will learn basic computer skills including icon recognition and drag and drop techniques.  They will also learn to follow sequences and patterns to program their model.
  • Pop, Hop & Rock:  Pop, Hop & Rock is an opportunity for kids to focus on play through gross motor skills practice, core strengthening exercises, throwing and kicking skills, hand-eye coordination, balance and so much more. Each class will incorporate aerobic activities into the games and skills practice while learning muscles, practicing number and color recognition, following directions, and learning about personal space.
  • Richmond Kickers:  Richmond Kickers coaches lead the children in fun activities while learning the techniques of ball handling and other skills with the soccer ball in a non-competitive environment.Tennis
  • Tennis:  “Toddlers and Tennis” is an exciting tennis program geared for preschoolers introducing the game of tennis, the tennis racquet and ball, and working on hand-eye coordination activities. All equipment included.
  • The Basketball Factory:  Join coach Ronny Carlton as he introduces the game of basketball to the children through fun, fast-paced games. The children will be introduced to basketball skills including shooting, passing, and ball handling. One of our main goals is to instill life skills. Each week a Basketball Factory’s Core Values will be discussed and then the children will put those values into action during the class. The core skills include sportsmanship, leadership, perseverance, healthy competition and teamwork.
  • Village Dance Studio:  A fun dance class filled with pre-ballet skills and creative movement. This class teaches dance fundamentals to the beginning dancer focusing on balance, coordination and agility. No special outfit needed.Ballet
  • Inspire: The perfect way to get your child “thinking outside the box” and discovering new and exciting ways to learn.  Children will be encouraged to ask “what, when, how, and why” while discovering answers through play based learning.