Programs

Programs

  • 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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  • 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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  • Zumba Xplosion

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

    You’ll experience a dynamic cardio and core workout with high caloric expenditure that’s set to Latin-style music. The dance moves will get your heart pumping and your body moving. Expect great results such as a positive self-image and a sculpted body. This workout is designed for everyone.

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  • Total Body Strength

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

    This intense strength training workout, with high repetition movements, pushes you to your limits. It’s an addictive workout that develops strength, power and muscle mass. You’ll use a blend of traditional and advanced techniques. You burn calories during strength training, and your body continues to burn calories even after the class–a process called “physiologic homework.” More

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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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  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons for Preschoolers and Children

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

    Your child will learn to swim in a relaxing and fun environment with certified pool staff. Download the swimming lesson information flyer for specific class times. You an also pick up a copy at the centre. Swimming Lesson Information Flyer – Summer 2017

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  • Tai Chi

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

    This is a gentle, peaceful way to tone and strengthen your body, as well as improve concentration, coordination and balance. Intermediate Level 9:00 – 10:00 am Beginner Level 10:00 – 11:00 am.

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  • Tennis Beginner

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

    This program is for adults of all ages. There will be a focus on developing forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Alongside instruction and in depth feedback, students will work on consistency through rallying with one another. Volleys, overheads and serve will also be covered.

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Bulletin Board

  • Zumba Class Rescheduled

    Zumba Xplosion is cancelled for this Wednesday August 16, 2017. There will be a make-up class on Wednesday, August 30th at 6:00 p.m.

  • Fitness Class Rescheduled

    Please note the Total Body Strength fitness class scheduled for Tuesday August 15th has been moved to Thursday Aug 17th.
    We apologize for any inconvenience.

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