Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fitness Fusion

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

    Start your week off with this fun, dynamic and never boring class! Interval training, weight training and so much more! Fitness Fusion will challenge all fitness levels. It’s fun, it’s high energy and you’re guaranteed to work up a sweat! (Please arrive early to set up equipment.) Focus: Cardiovascular Strength and Toning Fitness offer: Register

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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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  • Swim for Persons with a Disability

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

    This program is open to adult participants with a long-term disability. Participants are encouraged to bring a volunteer for assistance in changing and transferring. You must see full-time staff in order to register.

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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Adults – Adult Basics 1 & 2

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

    This program integrates swimming instruction with water safety to develop your comfort and safety in, on and around the water. Whether you’re a newcomer to water activities or a master swimmer looking for stroke improvement, we offer the ideal programs for you. Swim Basic 1: Swimmers learn front and back float, front and back glide

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  • Water-Based Media

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

    This class includes all media which are water-based or water-compatible such as watercolour, pastel-charcoal, graphite, pen and ink, gouache and acrylic. Students are encouraged to work their way through some of these media to the point where they’re ready to work in acrylic on stretched canvas, where the four basic techniques of painting–stippling, scumbling, painterly

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  • Fitness Class Rescheduled

    Please note the Total Body Strength + Core fitness class scheduled for Thursday December 14 is cancelled. It is re-scheduled for TUESDAY December 19. and will be the Short Circuit class.
    We apologize for any inconvenience.

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