The PRYC offers a wide range of programs for sports, excercise, social events, education, and more. Our growing selection of programs hosted by the PRYC includes both seasonal and year-round options for a wide range of ages and interests.
KIDS YOGA - AGES 5-7
Designed for the younger child ages 5-7, this introduction to yoga will teach mindfulness and positive life focus. This will be taught through learning easy yoga postures, breathing techniques, stories, games and crafts. Wear comfortable clothes. You may bring your own yoga mat or a large towel.
Dates: Tuesdays for six weeks beginning April 7th-May 12th
Instructor: Michelle Lawler
YOGA FOR TWEENS- AGES 8-12
Tweens ages 8-12 years old are invited to focus on the safe, correct way to do yoga postures in a fun class atmosphere. Yoga strengthens the body making it an excellent complement to other sports as well as everyday life as a student. This class will also help your tween learn how to relax and unwind through guided relaxation and breathing techniques, and to focus on the positive with games, stories and crafts. Brief discussions on yoga philosophy and anatomy will round out the course. Wear comfortable clothes. You may bring your own yoga mat or a large towel. Register online at www.pryc.org.
Dates: Tuesdays for six weeks beginning April 7th-May 12th
Instructor: Michelle Lawler
This co-ed dodgeball program was designed to give 4th, 5th and 6th grade students the opportunity to play one of America’s favorite sports in a fun and controlled environment. Under the direction of Coach Adam Finn, players will follow standard dodgeball rules with the first night beginning with a brief and general discussion of rules. Please wear tennis shoes, protective eye wear, if needed, and comfortable clothes. Registration is limited to the first 24 players, so don't delay!
Dates: Thursdays for six weeks beginning April 2nd-May 7th
Instructor: Adam Finn
NORTH STAR DEK HOCKEY - AGES 4-12 DIVISION
Don’t miss out on this fantastic program where kids learn the fundamentals of Dek Hockey and put their skill to the challenge with weekend games! Located at the dek hockey rink in Bakerstown, PA, players as young as four years old will have a blast learning the game! Register no later than March 14th. New to dek hockey? Check out the Learn to Play program below.
Age groups: 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12
Dates: March 28th-June 6th (March 28th is the Saturday Orientation day!)
Tuesday ages 4-6 from 6-7PM
Wednesday ages 7-9 from 6-7PM
Thursday ages 10-12 from 6-7PM
Ages 4-6 9:30AM-10:45AM
Ages 7-9. 10:45AM-12PM
Ages 10-12 12PM- 1:15PM
Jerseys are available for purchase for $20, if you already have one that fits there is no need to purchase new.
NORTH STAR DEK HOCKEY - AGES 13-15 DIVISION
Are you a teen ages 13-15 looking to play dek hockey? New for 2020, North Start Dek will offer game play on Saturdays from 1:15PM-2:30PM at the rink in Bakerstown! Grab your friends and come have some competitive fun! All levels are accepted as coaches are ready and able to get players to their best game play potential. Register no later than March 14th.
Games: Saturdays, March 28th-June 6th
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS LEARN TO PLAY
The Pittsburgh Penguins are pleased to announce another season of the Learn to Play Dek Hockey Program! The Pittsburgh Penguins youth initiative has become the standard for excellence in learn to play. The success of the Little Penguins Learn to Play ice hockey program along with the Penguins organization’s commitment to youth hockey in the region has led to an expansion of the Learn to Play program into dek hockey. With assistance provided by the NHL Industry Growth Fund, approximately 1,200 children will receive FREE head-to-toe dek hockey equipment. Each program will consist of learn to play sessions. Participating locations encourage kids, ages 4 to 9, to come try dek hockey! What’s included? Helmet, Hockey Stick, Hockey Gloves, Shin guards and T-Shirt. Registration for the Learn to Play Dek Program will open on Tuesday, February 18th at 10AM and participants will be able to register online.
Only 15 participants will be accepted for ages 4-6 and 15 for ages 7-9 for the spring event.
Location: Richland Township Dek Hockey Rink, Bakerstown, PA
A link for registration can be found at: https://www.nhl.com/penguins/community/learn-to-play-dek.
FRIDAY NIGHT SPRING BLAST CAMP 2020
This Friday night camp style atmosphere has been a sell out! Gym time, crafts, bouncy house, sports, movie night, snack time, games and more! There is a maximum of 28 campers so be sure to sign up early! This program is suitable for a child that easily separates from parents and is comfortable in a large group/camp style environment.
Dates: Friday Nights for six weeks March 13th, 20th April 3rd, 10th, 17th, May 1st
Ages: 4 through Grade 3
Cost: $100 per child for six weeks
Time: 6-9 PM
Instructors: Summer Camp Counselors Madison Boyd, Danielle Ridgeway, and Talyson Green will be leading this program!
Certified Elementary Teacher Talyson Green will be here to oversee our 4/5 year olds. Children must be potty trained and should be able to separate from parents easily please.
We must have a minimum required of 15 to run this camp. Max 34.
AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING TRAINING
The purpose of this course is to provide the youth, or anyone age 11 or over the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and safe play and first aid. Participants are not certified in AED & CPR or First Aid but are introduced to the concepts. They are encouraged to register for an American Red Cross First Aid, CPR & AED course to be trained in these skills. The class can last anywhere from 7-8 hours.
Date: Saturday, March 7th
Ages: 11 years and up
Time: 9AM-5PM (please pack a lunch)
Instructor: Pete Geis
Minimum of 10 to run the class.
KIDS TEACHING KIDS - SPRING HAS SPRUNG
Join Angelina and Noah Finn for a fun night where kids can be kids! We will paint a flower pot, plant a spring flower and create a special bird feeder that participants can hang outside! The idea is to come together in a friendly environment to have fun and make new friends! Angelina and Noah are known to turn up some music and have a break out dance party too!
Date: Monday, April 20th
Instructor: Angelina Finn (Age 13) and Noah Finn (Age 11)
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE (F.N.L)
Tickets are sold online only!
Prizes, DJ, Dancing, Basketball and More! Don’t miss out on a fun night with friends!
Dates: February 21st ~ PR 5th and 6th Only ~ VALENTINES PARTY–WEAR RED
May 15th ~ PR 5th and 6th Only ~ END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION
Cost: $10-Tickets go on sale 2/1 for the February 21st F.N.L.
Location: PRYC 5554 Community Center Drive, Gibsonia
Chaperones are welcome! Donations Needed! Email email@example.com to inquire.
Drop your children off at the Pine-Richland Youth Center for a night of games, crafts and snacks while you enjoy an evening out. Our programming staff is specially trained to work with children with special needs and their siblings or friends! Ages K-8th grade. All staff are certified special education teachers. Any questions or concerns pertaining to the program, please contact our director,
Jessica Hall-Wirth, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates: February 22nd 5-7PM
March 28th 5-8PM
April 24th 5-8PM
May 8th 5-8PM
Family Cost: $5
We have spots open for Tutoring! Email email@example.com ASAP before they fill!
Payment will be due at time of event.
We are growing leaps and bounds and are thrilled to be gearing up for another fantastic Summer E.S.Y Program. We look forward to spending time with the students this year advancing their learning! The dates for our 2020 extended school year June 24-July 31. Our highly qualified staff will work with students on reinforcement of IEP goals over the summer months in a stress-free setting! We partner with the PRYC summer camp for inclusive activities. The cost of this program if $2,400. Limited availability and spots will go quickly. Scholarships are available. Contact our director for more information regarding the registration process.
Dates: June 24th-July 31st
Cost: $2400, scholarships are available!
MARS GIRLS FIELD HOCKEY-Spring 2020
PROGRAM DETAILS: Join us for skills session at the PRYC in March! We completed our second season of Mars Field Hockey last fall and are continuing to grow. Come and give it a try!
Girls in grades 2-11
Dates: March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th from 9:30-11AM
Location: PRYC Field House Gym
We have sticks for players to borrow; players will need shin guards and a mouth guard. Goggles are recommended by not required.
Deadline to register is March 6, 2020
Questions? Contact Jason Bowser at
QUICK SKILLS SOCCER
Quick Skills Soccer is a local Pittsburgh based soccer training company. It was established in 1999 by Jerry Concannon, Owner and Director, for the purpose of providing quality, instructional training and products for the developing soccer player.
Throughout our years in business, we have trained thousands of players through our year-round camp and clinic structure, and have expanded our business to provide training to local community soccer organizations and clubs. In addition, our qualified and licensed staff work personally one-on-one with individuals, conduct small group and team training sessions, and provide coaching education clinics and courses to local coaches.
We train every player, from beginner to advanced, with respect to their skills and standard of play and work with each individual to make them well-rounded soccer athletes who can succeed at the game and enjoy it as well!
For more information visit the Quick Skills Soccer Website
Pittsburgh Fencing Club at PRYC
A open house/free class will be held on September 3rd from 3:30PM-5PM. An 8 week session will commence on September 10th.
Visit http://pittsburghfencersclub.com for more information.
Beginner classes will begin Monday, September 9, 2019, at 6:45 pm. and meet every Monday. Instruction is provided at no charge, but students must be become members of the Pine-Richland Youth Center. Classes are geared for and limited to adults and students 10 years of age or older. Parents are encouraged to observe and to attend classes - many of our accomplished martial artists, including our instructor, Mr. Benton, began attending classes with their children.
Our school is part of the Se-Jong system, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to providing free martial arts instruction to anyone with an interest in learning. You can learn more about Se-Jong at www.sejongtkd.org. Anyone interested in learning about our system or classes is encouraged to visit and observe our classes.
We look forward to welcoming you to our class.
Please contact our instructor, Mr. Benton, with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Membership Cost Per Year: $50
Have you ever wanted to study the Bible, but you just didn’t know where to begin? This is your opportunity! This ageless, timeless book will change your life and Bible 101 is a beginners Bible class. with simple concepts and practical applications that will allow you to navigate scripture without frustration. If you’d like to learn about the Bible and how to study it with your children or teens, this is a chance to do just that! This class is for all ages.
Date: Six week class, April 8th- May 13th from 7-8:30pm.
Location: Pine-Richland Youth Center Meeting Room
Cost: Community service, free will offering only.
Register: Contact Cindy Vogel, email@example.com or text 412-298-4850 for more information and to register.
POSITIVE PARENTING SPRING SERIES BY POSITIVE STEPS THERAPY
Join us for an open discussion on parenting. We will dive into discussion with professional pediatric speech, physical, and occupational therapists, addressing hurdles and frustrations that effect every parent. Children welcome ~ Activities provided!
April 2: What is regular, expected, child behavior and when should I worry? Learn about expected behaviors and red flags to look out for during development.
April 9: Sensory – What does that even mean and how does it apply to my child? Learn how every child’s senses develop, why some meltdowns happen, and easy approaches to help.
April 16: How can I make regular life situations into developmental play? During this session suggestions will be provided on everyday ideas to maximize development opportunities.
Free, on-site, developmental screens with same day results, offered during the session for your child.
Time: 6-7PM each night. Location: Pine-Richland Youth Center Meeting Room
Register for one night or all to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, March 23rd.
MEN'S PICK-UP BASKETBALL
Join other area men playing basketball and getting in shape! Teams will be formed based on number of players in attendance.
This program is sponsored by our good friends at Anytime Fitness. Simply show up any night, no registration required.
Spring Session Dates:
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Dates: March 31, 2020 - June 4, 2020
Cost:$40 pay ahead or $3 drop in fee
Questions or to pre-register Email Lisa Finn
Must sign in each week and pay at the front desk before entering the court.
Sponsored by Anytime Fitness
MOMMY, DADDY, AND ME
Mommy, Daddy and Me is a program designed to meet the needs of working parents, providing a light dinner, fun-filled bible stories, songs, crafts and playful family time with others. This is an interactive playtime with parents and children. It is created for children from birth to age 7 but is fun for children of all ages. (“Grandma, Grandpa and Me” is a great option too)
Bible stories like David and Goliath, Noah’s Ark and Zacchaeus will delight your children as they learn values that will last a lifetime. Singing, playing musical instruments, and doing motions to classic childhood Sunday school songs, will bring giggles and joy to your children.
Learning ABC’s with values will be fun and helpful, as you remind your kids that “K” means “Be Kind One to Another”. You will also make a simple craft together to help your child recall the story and songs you learned together each week. Older siblings are welcome to attend.
Monday Evenings -March 2nd - April 6th, 2020
Time: 5:30PM to 7PM.
Cost: $10 a night per family or $50 for 6 weeks
Location will be at the Pine-Richland Youth Center on the basement level.
Contact Cindy Vogel at 412-298-4850 for more information and to register!
SPONSORED BY CHURCH AT THE HEIGHTS, GIBSONIA
Yoga is an excellent way for older adults to loosen and stretch painful muscles, reduce stress, and improve circulation. It also reduces anxiety, helps lower blood pressure, and protects joints! This class is a gentle form of yoga practiced only by sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support. Complicated maneuvers and complex movements are NOT present in this class. The chair is used so participants do not need to get up and down from the floor. Yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and ways of relaxation with the aid of a chair will be practiced. Join certified instructor Bonnie Jordan as we build strength and balance; Bonnie will conduct 8 fun and gentle sessions!
Please dress comfortably and bring water. Register no later than March 26th.
Date: Thursdays April 2nd-May 21st
Location: PRYC Meeting Room
Cost: $48 for 8 weeks or $6 weekly fee (must be registered)
$24 Silver Sneakers/$3 weekly
Please stop at the PRYC front desk to register!
The PRYC hosts BAC Training Academy, an integrated canine obedience course. The training takes place in eight sessions, and is open for all dogs from beginners to those more experienced with obedience training. Please visit the website and reach out to Sue! http://www.bactrainingacademy.com
Join us at the PRYC as we are Silver Sneakers approved facility. We offer a walking track, along with the Anytime Fitness Weight Room that hosts an elliptical, bike, and treadmill for members use. In the fall and winter months, walkers come in the morning between the hours of 8:30AM-11AM to use our track. Our indoor track is great for inclement weather days or for those people who may need a rest break on our bleachers! There is no charge to visit us, simply sign up at the front desk by showing your Silver Sneakers membership card.