Community Activities and Sports

There are so many local activities, sports and organizations for elementary-aged children to explore! (These listings are not affiliated with the West Vincent PTA, nor do we sponsor or endorse them.) Submit or update a listing for this page.


Art

Hop Toad Studio
Creative Center is a "mobile art studio" for children, teens and adults. Offering art classes in painting, drawing textiles, jewelry, sculpting and more!


Baseball

Glenmoore Eagle Youth Association (GEYA) Little League
All-volunteer baseball organization for children in Kindergarten through high school. GEYA Baseball is an official chapter of Little League Baseball, Inc. Offering fall and spring baseball.

Kimberton Youth Athletic Association (KYAL) Little League 
All-volunteer baseball organization for ages 5-12. Kimberton Youth Athletic Association is an official chapter of Little League Baseball, Inc. Offering spring and fall baseball and t-ball.


Basketball

Norchester Wildcat Boys Basketball League
An all-volunteer intramural basketball program in the winter for boys in grades 1-6 looking to develop their skills and enjoy the game of basketball while competing against their fellow OJR classmates.  For more advanced players in grades 3-9, travel teams are also offered for a more competitive environment.

Registration is open!
Visit www.norchesterbasketball.com for information and to register.

 

Coventry Girls Basketball League 
An all-volunteer intramural basketball program in the winter for girls in grades 2-9 looking to develop their skills and enjoy the game of basketball while competing against their fellow OJR classmates. For more information view the flyer or contact Jeremy Mellon.  You can fill out this registration form to begin.

Upward Sports Basketball League for Boys and Girls
An all-volunteer Christian sports league for kids in grades K-6. With a 1-hour practice and 1-hour game each week, the program teaches basketball fundamentals while making sure the kids have fun.


Cheerleading

Norchester Red Knights Cheerleading
An all-volunteer youth cheerleading organization for girls ages 5-15 in the Owen J. Roberts School District. Cheer squads are divided by ages, and the girls cheer for the Norchester Red Knights football and at a cheer competition. 

Marsh Creek Eagles Cheerleading
An all-volunteer youth cheerleading organization for girls ages 5-13. Cheer teams are divided by ages, and the girls cheer for the Marsh Creek Eagles football.

Spring Valley Heat All Star Cheerleading
A nationally-ranked competitive cheerleading program for girls and boys ages 4 and up who enjoy the competitive sport. Located at the 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown.


Community Service

West Vincent Lion Cubs
A service club for grades 3-6 at West Vincent Elementary, sponsored by the Coventry Lions of Pennsylvania. The purpose of this youth program club is to instill a sense of civic pride and service responsibilities in today's youth. Meetings occur once a month, immediately after school until 4:00pm. For questions or to join, contact Ms. Julie Feldmann or Mr. Marshall Vogel.


Dance

Chester Valley Dance Academy
A dance academy offering classes in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop, lyrical, preschool and Irish dancing for girls and boys of all ages. Students may participate on competitive dance teams, in end-of-year recitals and in the annual Nutcracker ballet holiday performance. Located in Exton.

Creative Soles Dance Studio
Offers a wide variety of classes for girls and boys, from ballet to hip hop, geared to dancers of all ages and skills, including adults. Also offers competitive dance team opportunities for those wishing to extend their dance experience. Located in Spring City.

Kimberton Dance Academy
A dance school for both children (girls and boys) and adults to learn, love and appreciate all aspects of dance for all levels. In a nurturing atmosphere, dancers can learn a vareity of dance styles from professional dance instructors. Located in Phoenixville.

Lionville School of Dance
Offers dance education for girls and boys in a happy, pleasant atmosphere. Classes are all taught by qualified professional adults dedicated to nurturing the individual goals of our students. Located in Lionville.


Drama & Theatre

Drama Kids International
Drama classes using various fun and fast paced drama activities to build children’s speaking, acting and social skills. For children and young adults ages 3-18.

People's Light & Theatre Workshops
Theatre workshops for grades K-8 that channel self-expression and creativity. Core classes focus on developing essential skills in sustaining focus, physical awareness and expression. Workshop sessions available year-round. Located in Malvern.


SALT Performing Arts
SALT Performing Arts, located in Chester Springs, is a community theater producing 10 full length family friendly productions each season. SALT has 90 performances a year that showcase professional and new local talent. SALT is also proud to offer a year long Children's Theater Program. Your child can participate in our fall or spring workshop, which gives them the opportunity to perform in a full length production at the end of their workshop, with the adult cast.  We also offer a Summer Camp for ages K-8 with instruction in acting, voice, and musical theater dance. Upon the completion of each camp series there is a showcase where each child gets the chance to shine! You can purchase tickets to our family friendly shows, or register your child in our educational programs at http://www.saltpa.com

Steel River Playhouse 
Each year, Steel River produces over 90 plays, musicals, concerts, and recitals, and hosts thousands of people as audiences, students, artists, donors, and volunteers from throughout the region. Our educational offerings include classes and workshops for all ages, an extensive summer camp program, private instruction in acting, voice, piano, guitar, flute, and trumpet, and educational outreach including periodic sample lessons and classes for the public, scholarships, complimentary study guides, audience talk-backs, artists-in-the-classroom, at-theater and traveling children’s shows, after school and summer time enrichment programs, internships, and other initiatives.


Figure Skating

Exton Edge Figure Skating Club 
A figure skating club for skaters of all levels from beginners to advanced skaters. Offers intro to figure skating sessions, lessons, clinics, freestyle ice time, shows, competitions and synchronized skating teams at Power Play Rinks. If you want to take your skating to the next level, the Exton Edge is for you! For girls and boys of all ages.


Field Hockey

WC Eagles Field Hockey Club
A competitive field hockey club for girls ages 8-18. Focuses is on total player development and also offers private individual and small group coaching. Located in Spring City.


Norchester Youth Athletic Association Field Hockey Clinic
Want to learn the skills of Field Hockey? The Norchester Youth Athletic Association is holding a Field Hockey Clinic on Sunday, May 7th from 1-3 pm.

**Payment due April 7th**

Click here for the flyer.

Field Hockey at United Sports
Leagues, clinics, lessons and player development programs available for all ages and skill levels.  Located in Downingtown.

 

Owen J. Roberts Field Hockey Clinic
The High School team/coaches will be hosting a clinic for girls k-8th grade on June 3rd from 5:30-7:30 pm at the HS Turf Field. The cost is $25. This will introduce girls to the sport of Field Hockey as well as enhance the skills of more experienced players. Click here for more information.


Football

Norchester Red Knights Youth Football
An all-volunteer youth football and cheerleading organization for ages 5-15 located within the Owen J. Roberts School District, but is open to all districts surrounding OJR. Offers competitive age and weight group tackle football, flag football and cheerleading. This program is a member of the Bert Bell Memorial Football Conference, and runs from August to November. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE FALL 2014 SEASON!

Marsh Creek Eagles Youth Football 
An all-volunteer organization for children ages 5-13 to learn the fundamentals of football and cheerleading on AstroTurf fields. Children are placed in divisions based on size and age to ensure that the children play against other children with similar stature. This program is a member of Pop Warner Little Scholars and the Bux-Mont Youth Football & Cheerleading League, and runs from August to December.


Gymnastics

Aerials Fit 'n' Fun Gymnastics Center
Offers a unique approach of cooperative, class-directed         instruction creates the ideal environment for enhancing children's development.  Personal       instruction for gymnastics team members, cheerleaders, martial artists or adult fitness competitors       who wants to refine their skills. Boys and girls ages 2-14.

Berks East Gymnastics
Offers boys and girls gymnastics teams opportunities for the beginning compulsory level gymnast to the     world-class athlete. Competes in USAG Artistic Gymnastics Levels 4-10. Located in Parkerford.


Horseback Riding

Banbury Cross Ltd.
A full-service facility in Glenmoore that offers customized training programs for horses, ponies and riders of all levels. We offer lessons, clinics, training, boarding and all levels of horse showing from Vermont to Florida.


Ice Hockey

Wildcat Ice Hockey Club
Offers elementary and middle school teams to foster scholastic youth ice hockey for boys and girls in the Owen J. Roberts School District. Teams provide instruction and coaching in an environment of good sportsmanship, fair play and safety. Runs from late summer though winter. Sign-up info here!

Ice Hockey at Power Play Rinks
Offering a host of youth ice hockey programs from Learn to Skate, Learn to Play, travel hockey and open hockey.  For boys and girls of all ages.


Ice Skating

Power Play Rinks 
Have fun while learning the fundamentals of ice skating. Offering "Learn to Skate" and "Learn to Play Hockey" programs for all ages, children thru adult. Power Play Rinks also offers ice hockey, figure skating and public skate sessions. Located in Exton.


Lacrosse

Coventry Youth Lacrosse Association
An all-volunteer lacrosse organization for boys and girls in grades K-6, located within the Owen J. Roberts School District. Teams provide a fun, positive lacrosse experience for each player.


Martial Arts
 

Dragon Gym
Offers a wide range of training for children and adults including classes in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Russian Kettlebells, Tai Chi, Kali-Silat, Yoga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and personal training. Located in Exton.

Villari's of Chester Springs
In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Villari's of Chester Springs is offering FREE anti bully workshops every Monday night during the month of October. See the following link for more information. This is FREE to kids ages 7 and older and parents are welcome to attend. http://www.villariscs.com/blog/6-October-is-National-Bullying-Prevention-Month.html
Call with any questions: (484) 985-9692. 


Mom's Club

Mom's Club of West Vincent
A support group for full- or part-time at-home moms who live within the boundaries of West Vincent Elementary in the OJR School District. Offering a variety of activities for you and your children including playgroups, meetings, get-togethers and more. Our chapter is very open to new members! 

The MOMS Club of West Vincent is having an Open House on December 3rd at the Art Gallery in Ludwig's Corner.


Music & Instruments

Learning Allegro
Offers fun, private music lessons for all ages by professional-level musicians. Learn piano, guitar, strings, brass, woodwinds, drums or vocals! Instrument rentals available. Located in Ludwig's Corner.


Reading & Library Programs

Henrietta Hankin Library Youth Services
Offering many youth programs including Chess Club, Guys Read, Lego Club, Bricks For Kidz, Movie Wednesday, Spectrum Kids Can, Tail Waggin' Tutors, Science in the Summer, Summer Reading Club and more. Find the latest news on their Facebook page. Located in Chester Springs.

Coventry Rugby Wildcats 
A youth rugby club in northern Chester County, located and serving the youth in the Owen J. Roberts school district and surrounding areas. For boys and girls of all ages.


Scouts

Boy Scouts
An outdoor program designed to develop character, citizenship and fitness for boys ages 11-17.  Through the advancement program and peer group leadership, Scouting helps a boy develop into a well-rounded young man. The Eagle Scout Award, the highest rank in Scouting, is recognized around the world as a mark of excellence.

Cub Scouts
Cub Scouts Pack 104 is based in Chester Springs and we welcome all boys in 1st through 5th grade. Boys are grouped by grade into Dens. Dens meet one to three times a month in addition to a monthly Pack meeting. Our Pack schedules many fun activities throughout the year, including Pinewood Derby, Overnight Event at a local zoo, aquarium or museum, Fall and Spring camp outs, Blue & Gold Banquet, various summer activities, a Fightin' Phils game/camp out, day trips and a Bike Rodeo. Contact our Committee Chair Jim Noon at pack104cubs@gmail.com or visit our website www.pack104blog.wordpress.com for further information on how you and your son can join in on the fun!

--> Representatives will be available to answer questions at Back to School Night, September 15th. Look for a Cub Scout table there!

Girl Scouts
Girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Through a myriad of enriching experiences, such as extraordinary field trips, sports skill-building clinics, community service projects and environmental stewardships, girls grow courageous and strong. For questions or to join, contact Tifanie Scott, Troop Organizer at West Vincent Elementary.


Skiing & Snowboarding

Bear Creek Mountain Resort
Enjoy 21 trails on over 86 acres of skiable terrain, offering youth skiing and snowboarding school programs, competitive development and racing, youth lift tickets and season passes, equipment rental and snowtubing. Located in Macungie.


Soccer
 
 


Chester Springs United SC
Chester Springs United SC was created to give competitive youth soccer players the opportunity to compete at the highest levels, by creating the most complete player development training curriculum. Our coaches and directors not only work to enhance each child's soccer ability, but also to help them mature and grow into well-rounded people on and off of the field. For information on U8 Academy teams and U9-U12 Travel teams, please visit their website.


 

Coventry Soccer
All-volunteer soccer organization for boys and girls ages 4-16 years. Offering intramural programs for skill-building instruction/games and also travel teams for more competitive soccer players. For intramurals, the fall season runs September until November and the spring season runs April until June. For travel soccer, the season runs August until November, with possible winter indoor soccer and spring seasons.

Glenmoore Eagle Youth Association (GEYA) Soccer
All-volunteer recreational soccer organization for boys and girls in Kindergarten through high school. Offering a fall season from September until early November and a spring soccer season from early April until early June.

Vincent United F.C. Girls Soccer logo

Vincent United F.C. Girls Soccer
Vincent United FC is excited to announce two new female academy teams for the 2014/2015 season!  The club is hosting an academy training clinic for U9 and U11 players.  Participants in the academy will have the opportunity to try-out for the new teams forming in the spring!  To learn more about Vincent United FC, click here.


Softball

Kimberton Youth Athletic League (KYAL) Softball 
All-volunteer baseball and softball organization for girls ages 5-12. Offering a spring softball season from April until mid-June.


Swimming & Diving

OJR Aquatics
The Community Swim Program offers swim lessons for ages 4 and up, competitive swimming clinics, dive clinics and more. All programs are located at the Owen J. Roberts Middle School pool. Click here to see the Fall 2015/2016 Programs.

OJR Wildcats Swim & Dive Teams
A program designed for children up to age 14 who want to increase their skills in competitive swimming and diving. The swimming season runs November to February. The diving season runs November to end of January or early February. 


Tennis

Tennis Addiction
Offering junior tennis programs for ages 5 and up. Children learn and advance their tennis skills through fall, winter and spring junior academies, teams, matchplay, U.S. Tennis Association tournaments and summer camp. Located in Exton.


Wrestling

Norchester Wildcats Wrestling
A youth wrestling organization for grades 1-6 located within the Owen J. Roberts School District. Children gain experience with this club and move into the middle and high school wrestling programs. Wrestlers are assigned to a squad based on age, size and experience level. The season starts in November.