Children & Youth

Children & Youth

  • Paint Night Party

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

    Calling all inspiring artists aged 9-14 to join us for our very spooky Halloween themed Paint Night PARTY!  Follow step by step instructions by our wonderful instructor. All materials are provided.

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  • Youth Night

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

      For children ages 9-13. Activities include Movie & Dance Nights, Swimming, Crafts, Sports **Swimming portion is from 7:15-8:15 p.m. Download the Registration Form and the Early Signout Form.

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  • Fitness, Friends and Fun!

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

    For children ages 5 TO 7 YRS. Help your child develop physical literacy in this fun sport and game program. Each week your child will develop physical skills through game based play and most of all FUN! We are looking for participants who would be interested in this program. Please visit the front desk or

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  • Yoga For Teens

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

    Start your week off right! Teens 11-15 years old are invited to come and learn how to strike a proper yoga pose. This class introduces yoga foundations, breathing and stretching. The focus is on learning some basic postures, how to relax and stretch. Teens will have fun discovering moves and poses for relaxation.

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  • After School Program

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

    This program provides a safe and fun environment for children in Grades 1 to 6. Activities for both junior and senior level children include the Homework Club, arts and crafts, swimming, cooking and games. There are also physical activities and sports–both inside and outside (weather permitting). Activities for both junior and senior level children (Grades

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  • March Break Camp

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a five-day camp for children 5 to 12 years old for the scheduled March Break each school year. Program activities are offered each day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. An out trip may also be offered. Payment is required when registering. Please provide lunch, snacks, indoors shoes and

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  • Christmas Camp

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a Christmas Break Camp for children ages 5 to 12 years. Join us for fun-filled indoor and outdoor (weather permitting) winter games and activities. Christmas Camp takes place on January 2-5, 2018 The program runs from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. — After Care from 5:30-6:00 p.m. is an

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  • P.A. Days

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association runs an all-day camp for children 5 to 12 years old on each scheduled P.A. Day in the school year.  The program runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. After Care is also offered from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. for an additional cost. Please provide lunch, snacks, indoor shoes and

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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Preschoolers and Children

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

    Your child will learn to swim in a relaxing and fun environment with certified pool staff. Download the swimming lesson information flyer for specific class times. You an also pick up a copy at the centre. Swimming Lesson Information Flyer – Fall session 1 2017

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  • Diaper Fit

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

    This is a fun-filled exercise program, designed for parents and their toddlers for 4 months to 2 years. Children are placed in flotation seats that remain in direct contact with the parent. Swimming Lesson Information Flyer – Fall session 1 2017

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  • After School Registration

    Any After School Program registration requests received after August 21st are being held and reviewed for approval by the Children and Youth Programs Coordinator. All registrations will be processed in sequence, depending on the program numbers and staffing, with delayed start dates commencing as soon as possible. In general, please allow for a minimum of up to two weeks processing time.

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