Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • Zumba® International Flavours

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

    You’ll experience a fun dynamic cardio and core workout with high-caloric expenditure that’s set beyond the four basic Latin Zumba® rhythms (Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia and Reggeaton) to incorporate African, Indian and Caribbean rhythms as well as belly dance, tango, quebredita and others. The dance moves will get your heart pumping and your body moving. Expect

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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 31st – August 4th August 8th – 11th August 14th – 18th August 21st – 25th

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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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  • Bridge

    • Program Type:
    • Requires membership
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Enjoy an afternoon of drop-in bridge and tea. For more information, call 613-564-1019.

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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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  • 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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  • Energy Dance

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

    Don’t like the thought of exercising but can’t face the music? Try this approach! It’s so much fun, you won’t even realize that you are exercising! It’s a friendly dance class that people with a wide range of fitness levels and dance abilities can enjoy. Using a variety of musical styles for inspiration, the class

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  • Yoga For Every Body

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

    This is a relaxing and friendly class that offers lots of modifications so you can tailor each yoga pose to your own needs. Through this class, you’ll connect with your inner rhythm, increase physical strength and flexibility, improve balance and coordination, reduce stress, and develop resilience to help you cope with the everyday ups and

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  • Ballroom and Latin Dance – Intermediate Level

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

    Continuing from the entry level, you’ll add more technique in your movement and improve communication with your partner. You’ll also establish roles and skills necessary to execute dance steps and movement with each other.

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Bulletin Board

  • Family Day- Centre Closure

    We will be closed on Monday, February 19th for Family Day.

  • Youth Night – February 16th

    “T-P NIGHT”

    Yes- It’s Toilet Paper Night… Join us for the craziest toilet paper games! I mean who hasn’t wanted to go wild unravelling a whole roll.

  • Youth Night – February 23rd

    POOL PARTY!

    Dreaming, Hoping and Wishing for a Summer Pool Party!

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