Adult

Adult

  • Knitting 101- NEW

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

    This is the perfect class for anyone who wants to learn how to knit. You’ll learn the basics such as: reading patterns, casting on, and knit and purl. To master these techniques you’ll work on some simple projects to get into the fun of knitting and creating your own accessories! Supply List Worsted weight acrylic yarn

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  • Brush Calligraphy with Watercolour

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

    You’ll learn the basics in watercolour techniques (e.g., wet on, wet on wet) and how to apply watercolour incorporating these techniques and lettering. You’ll be taught, through drills, how to use freestyle to apply miniscules and majuscules with the brush.   Supply List: Watercolor Rounded tip brush Thin elongated brush (for lettering) Watercolor paper Pencil &

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  • Drop-in Pickleball Play – NEW

    • Program Type:
    • Requires drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • Jack Purcell Recreation Association

    Drop-in Plckleball with no instruction, attendant on site for equipment only. This is an opportunity for the experienced player to play a more competitive game. Bring your own paddle (we have a few to loan out); this program is first come first serve with limited space. Slightly smaller than normal Pickleball court.

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  • Total Body Conditioning

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

    Lee’s class combines both coaching and instructing, and is intended for multi-levels of fitness. She includes high intensity interval training [HIIT], strength training through Tabata and weight lifting and, occasionally, she’ll add some ladder drills to increase your speed, agility and quickness. Her workout is designed to leave you feeling good and strong after completing

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  • Coed Recreational Pickleball – Instruction

    One of the fastest growing racket sports in North America, pickleball has adapted components of tennis, ping pong and badminton. It’s play on a smaller court using a special racket and ball. An instructor is on hand to teach the rules of the game and demonstrate the basic moves in this fun, fast and friendly

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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

    Peter’s cross-training class uses a mix of interval training, circuit training, sports conditioning and Tabata. You’ll improve your overall fitness level through endurance training, calisthenics and strength training. The last part of the class is devoted to your core muscles. Peter changes the format, routines and equipment every week, so you’ll get a taste of

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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 rackets 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 30th – August 3rd August 7th – 10th August 13th – 17th August 20th – 24th

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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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  • Zumba Make-Up

    Just a reminder there are two Zumba make-up classes:

    December 5, 2018 & December 12, 2018

  • Winter Registration Opens November 27 @ 12:00 p.m.

    Don't miss out on your favourite programs!

    Winter program registration will open on November 27th @ 12:00 p.m.

    Register online or in person at the front desk.

  • Christmas Holiday Hours

    Jack Purcell Community Centre will be closed on the following days:
    Christmas Day December 25
    Boxing Day December 26
    New Year's Day January 1

    The Centre will re-open on Wednesday January 2 and continue regular operating hours.

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