Adult

Adult

  • Creativity Through Watercolour

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

    The focus is to create your own style, learning techniques, composition and balance, using different exercises. This medium is mainly watercolour but you can use your acrylics as the exercises remain the same. The classes are always evolving and changing direction according to the needs of the class (positive critiques only). Both beginners and intermediate

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  • Special Needs Yoga

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

    This yoga class is for youth and adults with disabilities. The instructor will go through a series of relaxing poses using support equipment. Come and relax and meditate. Participants are requested to bring a volunteer if assistance is needed.

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  • Spring Nights

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

    This is an evening outing and activity program for adults with a physical disability. Activities include movies, theatre, workshops and more.

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  • Water-Based Media

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

    This class includes all media which are water-based or water-compatible such as watercolour, pastel-charcoal, graphite, pen and ink, gouache and acrylic. Students are encouraged to work their way through some of these media to the point where they’re ready to work in acrylic on stretched canvas, where the four basic techniques of painting–stippling, scumbling, painterly

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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Adults – Adult Basics 1 & 2

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

    This program integrates swimming instruction with water safety to develop your comfort and safety in, on and around the water. Whether you’re a newcomer to water activities or a master swimmer looking for stroke improvement, we offer the ideal programs for you. Swim Basic 1: Swimmers learn front and back float, front and back glide

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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Adults – Women Only Lessons

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

    This program integrates swimming instruction with water safety to develop your comfort and safety in, on and around the water. Whether you’re a newcomer to water activities or a master swimmer looking for stroke improvement, we offer the ideal program for women’s only swim. Swim Basic 1: Swimmers learn front and back float, front and

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  • Winter Nights

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

    This is an evening outing and activity program for adults with a physical disability. Activities include movies, line dancing, theatre, workshops and more.

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  • Tennis Beginner

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

      This program is for adults of all ages. There will be a focus on developing forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Alongside instruction and in depth feedback, students will work on consistency through rallying with one another. Volleys, overheads and serve will also be covered.

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  • Tennis Intermediate

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

      This program is for adults of all ages. There will be a focus on refining and tweaking students’ forehand and backhand groundstrokes. They will also get to work on their serve, return and volleys. Students will also have the opportunity to implement all they learn in rally and game situations.

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  • Tennis – Drills: All Levels

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

    In this drill based class will will hone in on technique and footwork.  Be prepared to run and recover quickly. 80% of high level tennis is based on excellent footwork.  Come and improve your ground strokes, volleys, and overhead smash with special drills!

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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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