Programs

Programs

  • Brush Calligraphy with Watercolour

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

    You’ll learn the basics in watercolour techniques (e.g., wet on, wet on wet) and how to apply watercolour incorporating these techniques and lettering. You’ll be taught, through drills, how to use freestyle to apply miniscules and majuscules with the brush.   Supply List: Watercolor Rounded tip brush Thin elongated brush (for lettering) Watercolor paper Pencil &

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  • 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 are planned for Mini- Junior- and Senior-level children and include the homework club, arts and crafts, swimming, cooking and games. There are also physical activities and sports–both inside and outside (weather permitting). Payment must be made when registering. You

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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

    Peter’s cross-training class uses a mix of interval training, circuit training, sports conditioning and Tabata. You’ll improve your overall fitness level through endurance training, calisthenics and strength training. The last part of the class is devoted to your core muscles. Peter changes the format, routines and equipment every week, so you’ll get a taste of

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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

    Let it Snow Christmas Camp January 2nd – January 4th 2019 Our three-day Christmas Camp is scheduled in January. Kids will participant in outdoor activities such as skating–weather permitting. Indoor activities include swimming, sports, arts and crafts and baking. There’ll even be an out trip to Cosmic Adventures. Register early as space is limited. Click here for Christmas Camp 2019 Schedule Flyer

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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 rackets 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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  • AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM CANCELLED- FEB. 13, 2019

    Due to all schools and extended care being cancelled, tomorrow (February 13, 2019) our After School Program will be cancelled.

  • Creativity Through Watercolour- Cancelled February 13th

    Due to the weather, the Creativity through watercolour class is cancelled.

    The make-up will be April 17th, 2019.

    We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Family Day- Centre Closure

    We will be closed on Monday, February 18th for Family Day.

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