Frolick Dogs is pleased to release our Winter 2018 Class Schedule.  Group classes are limited to 6 participants, so register now to secure your slot!  

Note that our outstanding agility trainer, Sherri Fries, is also available for private lessons ($45/half hour).  If interested, please contact her directly to schedule this at

Click here to register for group classes online -- just login and click on the 'Classes' tab -- or call us at 703-957-8946


CLASS SCHEDULE (descriptions provided below):

Puppy Agility Group Class (up to 1 year old)

Series of 6 classes for $195

Mondays from 7-8pm on January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26 & March 5


Level 1 Agility Group Class

Series of 6 classes for $195

Mondays from 8-9pm on January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26 & March 5

Tuesdays from 8-9pm on January 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27


Level 2 Agility Group Class

Level 2 is not being offered this round but will be offered in March/April/May 2018, to be announced shortly.


Level 3 & 4 Agility Group Class

Series of 6 classes for $195

Tuesdays from 7-8pm on January 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27


NOTE:  Group Classes may be cancelled if there are less than 3 registrants; if this is the case we will let you know and will refund your purchase. If you are unable to attend one of the classes in a series, we will do our best to arrange a make-up class at no additional charge.

Click here to register online or call us at 703-957-8946



Puppy Agility Group Class: (up to 1 year old) Participants in this class will use a clicker, treats and rewards to work on basic healing on both the right and the left, stays, toy play, the tunnel, the pause table, recalls, paying attention amidst distractions, relationship building, backing up, and body awareness along with with guidance in how long to train a puppy or young dog. Puppies will build on basic obedience skills including heeling, sits and stays.
Instructor: Sherri Fries & Bill Keens


Level 1 Agility Group Class: (1 year old and up, builds on Puppy Class) Agility Level 1 is the right place to start a working relationship with your dog built on a strong foundation in self-control, mutual trust, self-confidence and fun.  You will be introduced to using clicker, treats and rewards as you practice ground work (healing both sides, turns on the ground such as front and rear crosses), sits, downs, stays, toy play, tunnel, pause table, sending around a pole, jumps, target contact work, beginning contact work on dog walk, and balance/foot work for the teeter. Your dog should be able to start working off leash. Jump heights will start low and increase depending on dog age and breed.  
Instructor: Sherri Fries & Bill Keens


Level 2 Agility Group Class: (Pre-requisite: Level 1 class or similar) Agility Level 2 will help you to develop basic handling and course strategy skills as your dog works on increased confidence and safe obstacle performance.  This class emphasizes speed and accuracy along with improved handling on sequences with more ground work, jumps, jump grids, front and rear crosses, wraps, the teeter and weave poles. 
Instructor:  Sherri Fries


Level 3 & 4 Agility Group Class: (Pre-requisite: Level 2 class or similar)  This class builds on Level 2 and Level 3 training, continuing with course running and handling skills (front and rear crosses, blinds) utilizing larger sequences while refining the approach to the teeter and weave poles.


Rally Training Group Class:  Rally is an interactive dog sport that reinforces obedience skills by using a a course where the dog and handler move from station to station completing obedience exercises. Advance your skills while having fun -- this is a great activity to build a positive working relationship with your dog. The class will review all of the novice rally signs, techniques for executing each exercise, how to run a course and basic training tips as needed with novice rally courses set up for practice.  
Instructor: Kevin Gilliam


Click here to register online or call us at 703-957-8946



Sherri Fries:  Sherri has been competing in agility since 2003, showing her dogs in both AKC and USDAA agility where she has competed at both Nationals. Her first agility dog, Cleo, was Hawaii's first MACH (Master Agility Champion).  Sherri currently competes with border collies Wiki Wiki (fast fast in Hawaiian) and Wiki's puppies Raptor and Spitfire who have just begun their agility careers. Sherri supports positive reinforcement training and more than anything loves to see dogs and their owners having fun!


Kevin Gilliam:  Kevin brings 7 years of experience as a dog trainer at the prestigious Olde Towne School for Dogs in Alexandria where he worked with over 500 area dogs and their owners on everything from puppy socialization to obedience to off-leash training.  He has a deep understanding of canine behavior and is knowledgable in numerous methods and approaches. Kevin loves working with owners on new and different ways to challenge and engage their dogs while building that bond.


Click here to register online or call us at 703-957-8946