Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Adults – Women Only Lessons

    • 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 program for women’s only swim. Swim Basic 1: Swimmers learn front and back float, front and

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  • Summer Camp

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

    The Jack Purcell Recreation Association offers a Summer Camp for children ages 5 to 12 years old at the end of the school year. Program activities are planned around theme weeks such as sports, water events and adventures. The Summer Camp also offers out trips, and the popular sleepover and last-day BBQ. Please provide lunch,

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  • Chronic Pain

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

    This program is a building block to the Aqua Therapy program and includes a warm up, stretching, mobility exercises, flexibility and a warm down.          

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  • Winter 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, line dancing, theatre, workshops and more.

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Bulletin Board

  • Family Day- Centre Closure

    We will be closed on Monday, February 19th for Family Day.

  • Youth Night – February 16th

    “T-P NIGHT”

    Yes- It’s Toilet Paper Night… Join us for the craziest toilet paper games! I mean who hasn’t wanted to go wild unravelling a whole roll.

  • Youth Night – February 23rd

    POOL PARTY!

    Dreaming, Hoping and Wishing for a Summer Pool Party!

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