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Programs for City Youth
PPLS LET'S MOVE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
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PPLS Let's Move After School Program
The PPLS Let's Move After School Program serves as a "SAFE HAVEN" for studetns attending Petersburg Public Schools (grades 3rd-6th).  Petersburg Parks & Leisure Services in partnership with First Baptist Church provides an opportunity for students to engage and share positive experiences in a safe environment.

The program includes recreation, academic and cultural enrichment activities/programs. 

The following programs/activities are held at the site. 
-Transportation from school site (PPLS Staff)
-A daily hot "nutritional" meal (Virginia Food Bank)
-Homework Assistance (PPLS Staff and VSU Students)
-Tutorial (VSU Students)
-Recreation Activities (PPLS Staff)
-Etiquette Activités (Golden Girls0
-Gardening (Golden Girls)
-STEAM Program (Petersburg (VA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated0
-The World of Agriculture - 9Harding Street Urban Agriculture Center)
-Community/Civic  Engagement (Buffalo Soldiers)

Operational Hours: September - June
Monday - Friday (immediately following school dismissal) until 6PM - parent must pick up child from the after school safe haven site. 

Cost:
FREE

Registration:
Please complete a registration form at the Parks & Leisure Services Office, 1937 Johnson Road, Petersburg, VA 23805. For additional information please call 804-324-4014. 





PPLS YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM - It's time to show school pride!
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The PLLS Youth Basketball Program Registration will kick off - Monday, October 17, 2016. The program targets preschool to 9th grade students (Petersburg residents only).  

The Youth Basketball Program teaches the basic fundamentals of basketball in addition to teamwork and good sportsmanship. If you would like to register your child for the program please call 804-324-4014 for additional information. 

LINKING OUR YOUTH TO THE STEAM EFFECT
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The Petersburg (VA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporate in partnership with Petersburg Parks & Leisure Services will kick off the "Linking  our Youth To STEAM EFFECT" Program on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.  The goal is to engage the PPLS Let's Move After School Students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Activities. The "Inquiry in Action" Book  will be used to assist the students in the development  and understanding of the "scientific inquiry". 

The STEAM activities will be held weekly beginning October and ending in April - each Wednesday. For additional information - please call 804-324-4014. 


City of Petersburg - Virginia