Programs

Programs

  • Ballroom and Latin Dance – Entry Level

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

    Entry level lessons are divided into two 6-week sessions. LEVEL A In the first session, you’ll be introduced to music, the concept of movement and how to communicate with your partner on the dance floor. You’ll start with the basics and develop the ability to go onto the dance floor, and move confidently with a

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  • Body Blast – Core Strong

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

    In this all-inclusive, dynamic, and multifaceted class, you’ll improve your overall fitness level, including your strength and flexibility. This hour-long cross training class uses a mix of interval training and circuit training formats that incorporate elements of endurance training, calisthenics, and strength training to help develop overall body fitness. The last part of the class

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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. The program runs from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. — After Care from 5:30-6:00 p.m. is an extra cost. Let it Snow Christmas Camp January 2nd – January 4th

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 30th – August 3rd August 7th – 10th August 13th – 17th August 20th – 24th

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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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  • Elevator Maintenance

    Our elevator is being repaired and out of service from May 28th until July 20th.

    We apologize for any inconvenience.

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