Adult

Adult

  • Calligraphy for Beginners: Majuscule

    • 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 majuscule alphabet of copperplate script and become familiar with its letter forms. Supply List Calligraphy

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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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  • Acrylic Workshop (Bilingual Instruction)

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

      In this 7-hour workshop, we’ll explore the medium of acrylics.  You’ll focus on learning different techniques and experiment with various materials that you’re encouraged to bring from the supply list.  It’s all about exploring different ways to use acrylics. Both beginners and intermediate levels are welcome. Drop-Ins are not accepted for workshops, please register

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  • Run & Train for a 5K

    In this program we will run and train for a last week 5-KM (3.1 mile) “race”.  It is a foundation program of the Galloway Method, which includes run-walk-run training.  Join us for some fun outside as well as great cardio! Make-up runs due to extreme inclement weather will be added at the end of the

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  • Coed Recreational Pickleball

    Come on down and hit wiffle balls with us!  This fast growing game combines tennis, badminton and table tennis to create a new dynamic sport. Spaces are limited and courts may be restricted to doubles matches depending on the number of registrants.   NOTE:  Priortiy to play is given to those who register for a full

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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 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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  • Water-Based Media Cancellation

    WATER-BASED MEDIA IS CANCELLED MONDAY, APRIL 23rd DUE TO Instructor illness.

  • Youth Night- April 27

    Video Game Night AND DONUT NIGHT!
    Drop in for a relaxing night with video games! We scrapped Pizza night this session and are offering Donuts and Timbits for a concession items

  • Pool Re-Opening

    The Jack Purcell Pool will be re-opened on April 23, 2018. We can't wait to have you back!

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