Sports

Sports

  • Coed Recreational Pickleball

    Starting back in Fall 2018!   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

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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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  • Coed Recreational Badminton

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

    Starts back in Fall 2018! 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

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  • Dodgeball

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

    If you like a fast-paced game in a fun but competitive environment, then join us either on Thursday evening or Saturday afternoon for a fun workout. Our Dodgeball sessions are open to people of all skill levels and athletic abilities. DODGEBALL – BEGINNER Want to learn the basics of Dodgeball? There’s an instructor on-site to

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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. Please bring your own racket; balls are provided.

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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. Please bring your own

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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! Please bring your own racket; balls are provided.

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  • Fall Registration Opening Dates

    JPRA programming
    All Programs will be open for Fall at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, August 13th.

    City of Ottawa
    Swimming and Aquafitness- Online/Touch Tone on August 13th at 9:00 p.m. In person August 14th.

    Other Programs- Online/Touch Tone on AUgust 15th at 9:00 p.m. In person August 16th.

  • Tennis Classes Cancelled

    The tennis classes Thursday, July 19th are cancelled due to instructor illness.

    Make up classes will be on Monday, July 30th at the same time as your regularly scheduled class.

    All make up classes will be held on the courts behind the Jack Purcell Community Centre.

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