Children & Youth

Children & Youth

  • Strike a Pose (Youth Yoga)

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

    Start your Saturday morning off right! You’ll be introduced to Yoga foundations, breathing and stretching techniques. The focus is on learning some basic postures, how to relax and stretch, and how to “Strike a Yoga Pose.” Youth will have fun discovering moves and poses for relaxation. For youth 11 to 15 years. *Please note the

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  • Paint Night Party

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

    Join us for a night of paint, pals and party! For ages 9-14 years old.

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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. Youth Night – Winter 2017 Jan 20 – Fear Factor! Jan 27 – Hide & Go Seek & Bead Craft Feb 3 – Video Games and Pizza Feb 10 – Skating on the Canal and Hot

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  • Youth Volleyball

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

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

    This program provides activities for children ages 5 to 12 years during the school year. Activities include sports, cooking, arts and crafts, games, reading and outings when possible. There is also scheduled time for homework.  Registration is ongoing and you have the option of paying monthly, weekly or daily. Payment must be made when registering.

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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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  • Children’s Tennis

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

    This program is for children 8 years and older, with a focus on learning forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Children will also learn how to rally, hit volleys and serve. Payment is required on registering your child.

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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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  • Summer Camp

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a Summer Camp for children ages 5 to 12 years old at the end of the school year. Program activities are planned around theme weeks such as sports, water events and adventures. The Summer Camp also offers out trips, and the popular sleepover and last-day BBQ. Please provide lunch,

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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 – Spring 2017

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  • Holiday Hours

    Jack Purcell Community Centre will be closed on Good Friday April 14th, and Easter Monday April 17th. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Pool Maintenance

    The JPCC pool will be closed for maintenance on March 27th and will resume operations on April 17th.

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