Sports

This page is a directory of places to go to participate in sports-related activities. Use the link-list below to jump to specific sections, or the scroll-bar on the right-side of your screen to peruse the entire listing.

If you are aware of an athletic program that does not appear on this page, please do not hesitate to let us know, using the Contact page.

 

Baseball/T-Ball/Softball

Culpeper Church Softball League

www.culpepersoftball.org

Kids 13 and up (and adults) who attend a local church are eligible to play in this league. The season runs from the end of April through the end of July. Registration generally starts in February. See the web site for further details.

Culpeper Little League

www.eteamz.com/cll

This non-profit organization serves over 1,000 local families annually and is affiliated with Little League International. It organizes T-ball, baseball and softball teams for boys and girls ages 4 to 18. The regular season runs from April to June.

Piedmont Softball Association

540.522.3675

This program is open to girls ages 6 to 20 with any skill level. Games are played in Amissville and surrounding counties.

Rappahannock Culpeper Baseball

540.937.7900

www.rappculpbaseball.com

A division of the Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball League, this organization offers t-ball and baseball for kids up to 18. The home field of the league is in Amissville.

Basketball

Culpeper Youth Basketball

www.culpeperyouthbasketball.webs.com

Boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 16 are eligible to participate in the Culpeper Youth Basketball program.

Kid Central

540.645.7189

www.kidcentralculpeperva.com

The Kid Central Sports Program offers basketball from December to February for boys and girls in grades three through five. Each school may have its own team. Contact Kid Central for information on your school’s team.

Baton Twirling

Culpeper Carousel

540.829.6444

Bowling

Mountain Run Bowling Center

584 Culpeper Town Square, Culpeper          540.825.2695

www.bowlculpeper.com

With 18 lanes of bowling, a full snack bar, arcade and private party rooms, there are many ways for kids to have fun at Mountain Run. During the summer, kids play for free with a paying adult – see the web site for details. Kid’s leagues are also available during the fall, winter and spring.

Cheerleading

Culpeper Blue Angels All-star Cheer & Dance

19026 Crossroad Parkway, Culpeper          540.727.2807

culpeperblueangels.com

Culpeper Football Association Cheerleaders

540.222.8060

www.cfa4kids.com

CFA offers cheerleading for the CFA football teams for girls between the ages of 5 and 13 (based upon the child’s age as of October 1st of the current year). Registration for the Fall takes place in early summer.

Mayeisha’s Fine Arts Studio

4444 Germanna Highway, Suite #160, Locust Grove          540.693.5286

www.mfastudios.com

Girls 6 and up can learn tumbling skills and cheerleading stunts, jumps and cheers in the studio’s Dynamite Cheer & Tumbling program. The squads perform at local events and parades and some compete locally. Summer tumbling and cheer camps are also offered.

Cycling

Culpeper Area Mountain Biking Organization

540.825.2105

www.cambomtb.com

This organization brings together mountain bikers and land owners. CAMBO leases property for building trails and hosting rides for its members. Check out the web site for more information on weekly rides and events.

The Bike Stop

120 West Culpeper Street, Culpeper          540.825.2105

www.rideva.com

Cyclists of all levels can find what they need at the Bike Stop. The store, which sells and rents bicycles, organizes free weekly road and mountain biking group rides. The web site also lists upcoming local cycling events and triathlons.

Dance

Ballet Academy of Warrenton

410 Rosedale Court #120          540.347.4011

www.ballet-academy.com

This dance studio offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, creative movement, flamenco and more.

Culpeper Ballet Theatre

Rixeyville          540.937.2444

www.facebook.com/pages/The-Culpeper-Ballet-Theatre-LLC/499965216687756?fref=ts

This studio accepts new students ages 5 and up (including adults). The CBT is looking for students dedicated and committed to learning to dance ballet..

Just Dance!!

219 Southgate Shopping Center          540.825.0050

www.woodsgymnastics.com

Woods Gymnastics has a separate dance studio, Just Dance!!, where it offers lessons in ballet, tap, jazz and more.

Mayeisha’s Fine Arts Studio

4444 Germanna Highway, Suite #160, Locust Grove          540.693.5286

www.mfastudios.com

Children as young as 2 can participate in the studio’s dance classes, which include instruction in ballet, tap, lyrical and Irish dance. A competitive dance company is available for children between the ages of 5 and 18. Summer dance camps are also offered.

Orange Cloggers

Rt. 20, Orange          540.347.4011

www.orangecloggers.com

Interested in clogging? Contact Orange Cloggers which offer classes for people age 3 up through adult. The groups perform often as well.

The Orange School of Performing Arts

108 Belleview Avenue, Orange          540.672.9038

www.ospa.net

The Orange School of Performing Arts offers dance classes of all levels for boys and girls. Summer camps are also available for dance and musical theatre. One-day dance workshops are also offered.

Fishing

Blue Ridge Lane Farm

6061 Griffinsburg Road, Boston          540.547.2973

www.blueridgelane.com

Fly fishing excursions and lessons are offered year round at Blue Ridge Lane Farm. They also offer horse trail ride fishing excursions.

Lake Pelham

Lake Pelham Drive

Lake Pelham’s 255 acres are stocked with large mouth bass, crappie, bluegills, sunfish and catfish. The lake has a public boat ramp.

Mountain Run Lake

18 Mountain Run Lake Road, Culpeper

This 75-acre lake is home to largemouth bass, crappies, catfish and sunfish. The lake has a boat ramp and small pier, as well as some space for shore fishing.

Football

Culpeper Football Association

540.222.8060

www.cfa4kids.com

CFA has football teams available in the fall for boys between the ages of 5 and 13 (based upon the child’s age as of October 1st of the current year). Registration for the Fall takes place in early summer.

Kid Central

540.645.7189

www.kidcentralculpeperva.com

The Kid Central Sports Program offers flag football from September to November for boys and girls in grades three through five. Each school may have its own team. Contact Kid Central for information on your school’s team.

Golf

Country Club of Culpeper

540.825.1746

www.countryclubofculpeper.com

Highlands Golf Park

Route 29, Ruckersville          434.985.2765

www.highlandsgolfpark.com

One of the country’s top 100 golf ranges offers children’s golf lessons, summer golf camps for youth and mini golf. Mini golf and/or driving range parties are a unique way to celebrate a birthday!

Meadows Farms Golf Course

4300 Flat Run Road, Locust Grove          540.854.9890

www.meadowsfarms.com/golf-course.apx

This 27-hole golf course features a practice green, warm-up hole, driving range and pro shop. Golf lessons and rental clubs are available.

South Wales Golf Course

18363 Golf Lane, Jeffersonton          540.937.3250

www.virginiagolf.com/southwales.html

With its 18-hole course, South Wales Golf Club provides adults and kids alike with the opportunity to play golf at reasonable rates.

Gymnastics

Woods Gymnastics

19055 Industrial Drive, Culpeper          540.825.0050

www.woodsgymnastics.com

Woods Gymnastics offers recreational classes for children as young as 18 months and competitive teams. Registration for classes can be made online.

Horseback Riding

Blue Ridge Lane Farm

6061 Griffinsburg Road, Boston          540.547.2973

www.blueridgelane.com

Blue Ridge Lane Farm offers trail rides, riding lessons, horse training and mini pony rides.

Cavallini di Amore

15763 Auburn Road, Culpeper          540.727.2885

www.brandymanor.org

The miniature horses at Cavallini di Amore are accessible to many through free outreach and community programs including participants of Head Start, Foster Care, special needs groups, 4-H Clubs, churches and Girl Scouts. Private and corporate groups are also able to arrange farm visits. During the summer months, they host a club that meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Grovespring Farm

11323 Grovespring Road, Culpeper          540.727.0271

www.grovespringfarm.com

Grovespring Farm offers horse riding lessons, horse training and seasonal clinics. During the summer, the farm offers equine and adventure camps for kids between the ages 6 and 15. Horse camps include trail and ring riding, as well as horse care. The adventure camp participants ride horse riding, canoeing, hiking, biking and a camp-out.

Highpoint Farm

Woodward Lane, Rixeyville          540.937.2545

www.myhighpointfarm.com

This family-friendly farm offers horseback riding lessons, boarding, indoor riding facilities and over 400 acres for trail riding.

Kelly’s Ford Equestrian Center

16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington          540.399.1800

www.innatkellysford.com

Children of all experience levels can take horseback riding lessons in the state-of-the-art arena. Trail ride are given daily along the miles of scenic country trails and back roads in the area.

Touch Point Farm

16251 Dark Horse Trail, Culpeper          540.547.2031

www.touchpointfarm.com

This horse farms offers boardingand riding lessons in its lighted, show-quality arena. Touch Point Farm also has cross country jumps and trails. In the summer, schooling shows are available for viewing by the public.

Hunting

Rose Hill Game Preserve

19202 Batna Road, Culpeper          540.423.1930

www.rosehillgamepreserve.com

Rose Hill Game Preserve is a 210-acre estate where hunters can enjoy prime upland bird shooting. See the web site for special events and hunting rates.

Kickball

Kid Central

540.645.7189

www.kidcentralculpeperva.com

The Kid Central Sports Program offers kickball in March and April for boys and girls in grades three through five. Each school may have its own team. Contact Kid Central for information on your school’s team.

Lacrosse

Culpeper Lacrosse Association Foundation

540.825.2993

www.culpeperlax.com

Martial Arts

Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club

19055 Industrial Road, Culpeper          540.825.0000

www.culpepersport.com

Culpeper Sport & Racquet offers Tae Kwon Do classes for youth as part of its fitness class program for club members. Drop-in childcare is available for children 12 and under at certain times.

Culpeper Mixed Martial Arts

15488 B Montanus Drive, Culpeper          540.272.7792

www.culpepermma.com

Culpeper Mixed Martial Arts has children’s programs which combine Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Wrestling and Judo for kids 5 and up. General fitness and agility exercises are incorporated into the classes.

Mt. Kim Martial Arts

155155 Montanus Drive, Culpeper          540.829.0202
331 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper          540.825.2855

www.culpepermartialarts.com

Kids as young as three can improve their listening, self control and large motor skills by learning martial arts. The full-day summer camp at Mt. Kim includes not only Tae Kwon Do, but also trips to local parks and other fun activities.

Racquetball

Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club

19055 Industrial Road, Culpeper          540.825.0000

www.culpepersport.com

Culpeper Sport & Racquet has a racquetball court available for club members. Drop-in childcare is available for children 12 and under at certain times.

Roller Skating

Dominion Skating Center

1550 North Main Street, Culpeper          540.825.4131

www.dominionskatingcenter.webs.com

This family-operated roller skating rink hosts themed skating times (“Family Night”, “Old School Music Night”, etc.), as well as birthday parties, and has a snack bar.

Rollerworks Family Skating Center

12099 Marsh Road, Bealeton          540.439.3168

www.rollerworksfamilyskating.com

Located in Bealeton, Rollerworks Family Skating Center has sessions geared towards all ages, including teens on Friday nights, families on Saturday afternoons and Sundays (even with a discounted family rate for groups of 3 to 5 on Sundays), and a fun evening skate on Saturday evenings. They offer lessons for all ability levels and have two competitive skating teams (Rollerworks Speed team and Rollerworks Artistic Club). Rollerworks Family Skating Center also hosts birthday parties.

Rugby

Culpeper Youth Rugby Football Club

540.937.5538

www.cyrfc.org/

Skateboarding

Yowell Meadow Park

Blue Ridge Avenue, Culpeper

Yowell Meadow Park has a skate park complete with a six foot mini, huge pyramid with ledges, banks, quarters and two rails. It also has a spine and flybox.

Soap Box Derby

Soap Box Derby of Culpeper

540.825.8799

www.culpepersoapboxderby.com

Currently, the Culpeper Soap Box Derby is the second largest in the world! This community event draws a big crowd with over 100 drivers. Children between the ages of 8 and 17 who live in Culpeper or the surrounding area are elighble to participate in the Derby. The season runs from February to June. Winners of the local Derby are eligible to attend the national derby in Akron, Ohio.

Soccer

Culpeper Soccer Association

540.825.0886

www.culpepersoccer.net

CSA, which is a member of the Virginia Youth Soccer Association, offers competitive soccer teams for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 18, as well as adults. Travel and advanced placement teams are also available for those that qualify. The CSA also has a TOPS program, which is an outreach program for children with special needs who are unable to participate in a more competitive environment. Registration for the fall begins in early summer.

Kid Central

540.645.7189

www.kidcentralculpeperva.com

The Kid Central Sports Program offers flag soccer in May for boys and girls in grades three through five. Each school may have its own team. Contact Kid Central for information on your school’s team.

Swimming

Country Club of Culpeper

2100 Country Club Road, Culpeper          540.825.1746

www.countryclubofculpeper.com

Swim team is available to members and non-members in the outdoor pool. Members have access to the swimming pool all summer, as well as swimming lessons (both group and private).

Culpeper Recreation Club

13163 Recreation Road, Culpeper          540.825.8269

www.culpeperrecclub.com

The Rec Club offers outdoor swimming lessons, lifeguarding classes and swim team at its outdoor pool for members during the summer.

Powell Wellness Center

1005 Golf Drive, Culpeper          540.829.4741

www.powellwellnesscenter.com

Children from the age of 2 are eligible for private and group swim lessons at Powell Wellness Center. Group swim lesson session dates are available on the web site, as well as the dates registration begin for each session. Classes are available to both members and non-members. Members of the club may also participate in “Family Swim” times when children are able to use the TURTTLE pool for recreational swimming.

Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF)

800 Waterloo Road, Warrenton          540.349.2520

www.warrentonva.gov/ParksRec/WARF

Warrenton’s aquatic center is almost 60,000 square feet and holds an 11 lane indoor competition pool, a spa and a 68,000 gallon leisure pool with a water slide, lazy river, kiddie play area and a zero depth entry for easy access. Swimming lessons are offered for children of all levels and the WARF has its own swim team. The facility also has a gym complete with fitness classes and an amazing outdoor playground. Childcare is available. The WARF also hosts birthday parties. You may “pay as you go,” purchase multi-day passes or buy an annual membership.

Tennis

Country Club of Culpeper

2100 Country Club Road, Culpeper          540.825.1746

www.countryclubofculpeper.com

Children’s outdoor tennis lessons are available to non-members and members alike and are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall.

Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club

19055 Industrial Road, Culpeper          540.825.0000

www.culpepersport.com

The club offers indoor tennis lessons year-round, summer tennis camps and junior tennis tournaments for both members and non-members. Drop-in childcare is available for children 12 and under at certain times.

Track

Culpeper Colts Track Club

571.606.5981

www.facebook.com/mustangs.colts.track

Boys and girls ages 4 to 15 are eligible to participate in the outdoor track program. Learn the fundamentals of track and field, as well as competition, and become a stronger athlete.

Wrestling

Culpeper Wrestling Foundation

540.547.2696

www.culpeperwrestling.net

For seventeen years, Culpeper Wrestling Foundation has been giving local children a chance to develop and improve their wrestling skills. The season goes from November to March and practices at Culpeper Middle School.

Team Cobra Youth Wrestling

540.937.3751

www.team-cobra.org

Yoga

Powell Wellness Center

1005 Golf Drive, Culpeper          540.829.4741

www.powellwellnesscenter.com

Kid’s Yoga is offered at Powell Wellness Center for children between the ages of 6 and 12. See the web site for details on class dates and times.

The Second Floor Studio: Yoga and Wellness

120 West Culpeper Street, Culpeper          540.827.7294

www.culpeperyogawellness.com

The Second Floor Studio offers numerous types of yoga classes in which middle school or high school aged children could participate. At times, the studio also offers classes for children. Contact the studio for further details.

Zumba

Culpeper Sport & Racquet Club

19055 Industrial Road, Culpeper          540.825.0000

www.culpepersport.com

Culpeper Sport & Racquet offers Zumba classes for youth as part of its fitness class program for club members. Drop-in childcare is available for children 12 and under at certain times.

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