Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Bulletin Board

  • Water-Based Media Cancellation

    WATER-BASED MEDIA IS CANCELLED MONDAY, APRIL 23rd DUE TO Instructor illness.

  • Youth Night- April 27

    Video Game Night AND DONUT NIGHT!
    Drop in for a relaxing night with video games! We scrapped Pizza night this session and are offering Donuts and Timbits for a concession items

  • Pool Re-Opening

    The Jack Purcell Pool will be re-opened on April 23, 2018. We can't wait to have you back!

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