Programs

Programs

  • Bridge

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

    Enjoy an afternoon of drop-in bridge and tea. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Drop In $2.00 a visit 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

    Hate the thought of exercising but know you should? Try Energy Dance. This class offers a dance workout, set to a variety of musical styles, that is open to everyone no matter what your fitness level or age. The choreographed dance routines are designed to get the body moving and the heart pumping.  The dance

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  • Hatha Yoga Tuesday

    • 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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  • Fall Tennis Workshops

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

    You’ll get additional practice time in these workshops to develop your swing and work on various strokes. Each week, there will be a different stroke to focus on: forehand and backhand topspin, overhead smash and the groundstroke slice. You’ll also have a chance to improve your volley and serve. Workshop topics: Class #1:  Forehand 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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  • Frank St Drop In

    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This social program is for adults with a psychiatric disability. Activities take place at 166 Frank Street at the Bethell Fieldhouse.

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  • Hatha Yoga Thursday

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

    In this all-levels yoga class, you’ll connect breath with mindful movement. You’ll explore various yoga poses, both relaxing and challenging for you. 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 downs. You’ll bring your body, mind, and spirit

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  • P.A. Days

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association runs an all-day camp for children 5 to 12 years old on each scheduled P.A. Day in the school year.  The program runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. After Care is also offered from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. for an additional cost. Please provide lunch, snacks, indoor shoes and

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  • Youth Night – October 26th

    Friday Night = Fright Night!
    This spooktacular night will not disappoint with activities and candy! Our annual youth night Costume Contest is a must!

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