Adult

Adult

  • Calligraphy for Beginners

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    You’ll learn the basics in pointed-pen calligraphy through drills, techniques on holding the pen and body mechanics. You’ll practice on the minuscule alphabet of copperplate script and become familiar with its letter forms.

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  • Group Fit

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    The exercise program is based on the principles of interval training, metabolic resistance training and high intensity interval training [HIIT]. These exercise concepts are scientifically proven to help people lose weight, burn body fat and increase strength. And they can be tough–but it’s always up to you how hard you want to push. This workout

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  • Ballroom and Latin Dance – Entry Level

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Entry level lessons are divided into two 6-week sessions. LEVEL A In the first session, you’ll be introduced to music, the concept of movement and how to communicate with your partner on the dance floor. You’ll start with the basics and develop the ability to go onto the dance floor, and move confidently with a

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  • Body Blast – Core Strong

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    In this all-inclusive, dynamic, and multifaceted class, you’ll improve your overall fitness level, including your strength and flexibility. This hour-long cross training class uses a mix of interval training and circuit training formats that incorporate elements of endurance training, calisthenics, and strength training to help develop overall body fitness. The last part of the class

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  • Coed Recreational Badminton

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Come out and try this fast-moving Olympic sport of agility and hand-eye coordination. Some basic instruction is provided and you’ll be surprised how quickly you improve. Sign up with a friend; meet new people. This program is restricted to adult players only. We provide the birdies. Spare racquets are available but it is recommended that

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  • Summer in the City

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    A summer-day program for adults with physical disabilities. Weekly registration only. Includes outings within the city and a weekly bus trip to outlying areas. For more information, call 613-564-4106. July 31st – August 4th August 8th – 11th August 14th – 18th August 21st – 25th

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  • Short Circuit

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Try out this workout, which challenges your body by keeping your muscles, cardio levels and endurance off balance. This is an evolving program that improves your fitness level by making frequent changes or short circuiting the routines. Our bodies adapt to things quickly, so it’s important that your workouts change constantly to stay one step

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  • Dodgeball

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    If you like a fast-paced game in a fun but competitive environment, then join us either on Thursday evening or Saturday afternoon for a fun workout. Our Dodgeball sessions are open to people of all skill levels and athletic abilities. DODGEBALL – BEGINNER Want to learn the basics of Dodgeball? There’s an instructor on-site to

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  • Energy Dance

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Don’t like the thought of exercising but can’t face the music? Try this approach! It’s so much fun, you won’t even realize that you are exercising! It’s a friendly dance class that people with a wide range of fitness levels and dance abilities can enjoy. Using a variety of musical styles for inspiration, the class

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  • Yoga For Every Body

    • Program Type:
    • requires program registration or drop in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    This is a relaxing and friendly class that offers lots of modifications so you can tailor each yoga pose to your own needs. Through this class, you’ll connect with your inner rhythm, increase physical strength and flexibility, improve balance and coordination, reduce stress, and develop resilience to help you cope with the everyday ups and

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  • Fitness Class Rescheduled

    Please note the Total Body Strength + Core fitness class scheduled for Thursday December 14 is cancelled. It is re-scheduled for TUESDAY December 19. and will be the Short Circuit class.
    We apologize for any inconvenience.

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