Programs

Programs

  • Aqua Lite

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

    A low intensity program designed to meet the needs of varied clients such as retired adults, individuals who have arthritis and individuals with non-specific back or joint difficulties. A low impact total body workout that offers a blend of cardiovascular as well as muscular strength and endurance training combined with specific attention to core stabilization

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  • Multiple Sclerosis Exercise Group

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Individuals with multiple sclerosis work with a fitness trainer to improve and maintain strength and agility. There is an initial assessment fee of $21.50.

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  • Public Swim

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

    Swimming Lesson Information Flyer – Fall Session 2 2017 Note: The pool is operated by the City of Ottawa Facility Closed Oct. 9, Dec 25-26, Jan. 1, Feb. 19, May 21 & July 1 Pool closed for annual maintenance: March 26 to April 15, 2018   Pool Schedule (Swimming & Aquafit) September 5, 2017 to

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  • Rehab Walking Program

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    Designed for weight bearing participants who are working to improve their walking abilities. Group led exercises will focus on balance, posture, gait, and sit to stand strategies. Clients using mobility aids will be required to bring them. Call 613-564-1050 for more information. There is an initial assessment fee of $21.50.

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  • Yin Yoga

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

    This class consists of a series of passive floor poses to access the deeper tissues of the body. Yin yoga is slow and more meditative yoga practice that allows us to truly slow down and connect with the breath and the body. This class also blends in some restorative poses for an overall relaxing experience.

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  • Special Needs Aquafitness

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This is a fitness program in the water for people with developmental disabilities.          

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  • Special Needs Yoga

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This yoga class is for youth and adults with disabilities. The instructor will go through a series of relaxing poses using support equipment. Come and relax and meditate. Participants are requested to bring a volunteer if assistance is needed.

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  • Creativity Through Watercolour

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

    The focus is to create your own style, learning techniques, composition and balance, using different exercises. This medium is mainly watercolour but you can use your acrylics as the exercises remain the same. The classes are always evolving and changing direction according to the needs of the class (positive critiques only). Both beginners and intermediate

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  • Spring Nights

    • Program Type:
    • Requires program registration
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This is an evening outing and activity program for adults with a physical disability. Activities include movies, theatre, workshops and more.

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  • Summer in the City

    • Categories:
    • Program Run By:
    • City of Ottawa

    This is a summer day program for adults with physical disabilities. It includes outings within the city and a weekly bus trip to outlying areas. For more information, call 613-564-4106.

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Bulletin Board

  • 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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