Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • Aqua General

    • Program Type:
    • Requires aqua fitness membership or drop-in fee
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    A general aqua fit class designed as a medium intensity total body workout, providing a balance of cardiovascular as well as muscular strength and endurance components. A great introduction program offering easy choreography and lots of options for intensity.      

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  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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Bulletin Board

  • Water-Based Media Cancellation

    WATER-BASED MEDIA IS CANCELLED MONDAY, APRIL 23rd DUE TO Instructor illness.

  • Youth Night- April 27

    Video Game Night AND DONUT NIGHT!
    Drop in for a relaxing night with video games! We scrapped Pizza night this session and are offering Donuts and Timbits for a concession items

  • Pool Re-Opening

    The Jack Purcell Pool will be re-opened on April 23, 2018. We can't wait to have you back!

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