2015 City of Kamloops Winter Activity Guide

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ACTIVITY GUIDE Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

NewYEAR . . . NewYOU! Adapted fitness and sports Outdoor adventures for your preschooler revive21 21 day diet re-boot



DECEMBER 8 - 7:30 AM



DECEMBER 9 - 7:30 AM



BEGINS AT 6:30 AM Canada’s Tournament Capital



· Pro-Am hockey games & clinics with NHL Alumni · Celebrity lunch and concert · See the Stanley Cup · Meet “NHL on Sportsnet” personalities


Enjoy a full day NHL® viewing party hosted by Ron MacLean!



Scotia Hockey Club

NHL, the NHL Shield, and the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup are registered trademarks and NHL Alumni name and logo are trademarks of the National Hockey League. © NHL 2015. All Rights Reserved. ®* Registered trademarks of The Bank of Nova Scotia.

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Rebecca Johnston (2011-2012-2013)

Sandman Centre - Kamloops

Brianne Jenner (2011-2012-2013)

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Making Kamloops Shine What’s Inside

Services & Information How to Register . . . . . . . . . . . 2 General Contact Information . . . . . . . 3 Tournament Capital Centre . . . . . . . 4 Community Resources Affordable Recreation . . . . . . . . . 6 Community Associations . . . . . . . . 7 Community Committees . . . . . . . . 8 Grants and Resources . . . . . . . . . 9 Parks & Tot Lots . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Programs Accessible Recreation . . . . . . . . . 12 Aquatics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 • Swim Lessons . . . . . . . . . . 15 • Lifeguard & Swim Instructor Training . . . . . . . . 18 Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Early Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32, 49 Schedules *Pull out section . . . . . . 41 Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Adult 55+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 PacificSport . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Winter 2015

Accessibility is about creating an environment that welcomes everyone. So what are some of the ways Kamloops works to create this welcoming environment? Recreation: The City of Kamloops has adapted yoga, zumba, hockey, floor hockey, and swimming to engage all resident. Visit page 13 for program details. For people who wants to participate in typical programming but need some support, City staff are partners in finding solutions. The ARCH program (page 6) helps with cost of accessing City of Kamloops programs and facilities. Volunteer and non profit organizations like Kamloops Adapted Sports Association, YMCA, People In Motion, and Adapted Sports at Sun Peaks deliver high quality programming for all abilities. Visit page 13 for contact information. Planning and Development: City Council, City of Kamloops staff, and Kamloops businesses are always looking for ways to create a more exclusive city - curb cuts, audible traffic signals, designed parking stalls, access ramps, universal washrooms, change room fitted with equiment to support different needs, accessible parks and playground, handrails, and benches. The Mayor’s Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities help inform City Council and staff decisions on accessibility issues. Ground members represent all sectors, including: School District, Interior Health, mental health, employment, transportation, and residents, including seniors. Together we are Making Kamloops Shine!

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How to Register. . . Beat the rush

OnlineREGISTRATION registration ONLINE begins at BEGINS 6:30AM

Aquatics Registration begins DECEMBER 8, 2015 at 7:30AM

6:30 am

General Registration begins DECEMBER 9, 2015 at 7:30AM

Places to register

Registration Tips

Refund/Withdrawal Policy

Tournament Capital Centre 910 McGill Road Mon to Fri: 5:30 am - 10:30 pm Sat & Sun: 6:30 am - 9:00 pm

A registration account is required to register for our programs. New accounts should be created prior to registration day. Call 8283500 or visit one of our ‘Places to Register’ listed to the left.

• A $10 administration fee will be charged for all program withdrawals, excluding memberships. Check each program for specific refund policies.

Interior Savings Centre 300 Lorne Street Mon to Fri: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm 1:00 - 4:30 pm Kamloops Museum & Archives 207 Seymour Street Tue to Sat: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Westsyde Pool & Community Centre 859 Bebek Road Mon/Wed/Fri: 6:00 - 10:00 am Tue & Thur: 3:00 - 7:00 pm Sat: 9:00 - 1:00 pm

A ‘Family PIN’ and ‘Client Number’ is required to register online. Visit kamloops.ca/ezreg to use ‘Forgot Client or PIN’ service prior to registration day. Keep us up-to-date with your current contact information so we can advise you of important program changes or updates.

• Once a program begins, a pro-rated refund minus the administration fee will be applied.

Cancellations • Programs may be canceled if not enough people are registered, so please register early to avoid disappointment! • Most programs are planned to run regardless of the weather; however, occasionally we may have to cancel a program due to poor weather. If your program is canceled, you are issued a refund.

3 Ways to Register Online

Visit our ezReg website at kamloops.ca/ezreg. Online registration starts at 6:30am

In Person Visit any of the locations listed above.

We heard you... NEW 6:30 am online registration start time 7:30 am in person and by phone registration start time


By Phone Call our Customer Relations Representatives at


Program Registration


Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/ezreg Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3500

Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/parks Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . parks@kamloops.ca Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3551

Administration Facility Bookings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3600 General Inquiry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3400 Adopt-a-Road. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3400

Aquatics Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/swim Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . swim@kamloops.ca Canada Games Aquatic Centre. . . . . . . . 250.828.3655 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fax: 250.828.3643 Westsyde Pool & Community Centre . . . . 250.828.3616

Interior Savings Centre & Arenas Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/arenas Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . skate@kamloops.ca Arena Bookings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3335 Blazer’s Box Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3339 Ticketmaster (Concert Sales). . . . . . . 1.855.985.5000

Recreation, Fitness, Arts & Cultural Programs Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/recreation Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . recreation@kamloops.ca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fitness@kamloops.ca . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . arts-culture@kamloops.ca Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3655

Tournament Capital Centre Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . tcc@kamloops.ca Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . tournamentcapital.com Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3655 Kamloops Classics Swimming. . . . . . . . . 250.828.3660 Kamloops Gymnastics & Trampoline Centre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.374.6424 Sage Sport Institute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.314.5000 TCC Swim & Fitness Shop . . . . . . . . . . . 250.372.5305 TRU Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.5009

Kamloops Museum & Archives Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . kamloops.ca/museum Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . museum@kamloops.ca Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3576

PacificSport Interior BC Online. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pacificsportinteriorbc.com Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . interiorbc@pacificsport.com Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.828.3344 Operation Red Nose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250.320.0650

Follow us on Facebook for up to date event and facility information. Facebook.com/cityofkamloops Facebook.com/kamloopsaquatics Facebook.com/tournamentcapital

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General Contact Information


Tournament Capital Centre HOURS OF OPERATION



TCC (wellness Centre & Indoor Track)*

5:30 am - 11:00 pm

6:30 am - 9:30 pm

Canada Games Pool

6:00 am - 11:00 pm

7:30 am - 9:00 pm

*TCC will be closed on all statutory holidays with the exception of Family Day


DAY PASSES Pool & Indoor Track

(Valid for 2 years from date of purchase

Full Access*1

Pool & Indoor Track (14 admissions)

Full Access *1 (10 Admissions)

Children (4-13)*2





Youth (14-18)





Adult (19-59)





Senior (60+)





$3.75 each






Full Access*1 $34 $45


(All Ages)

$55 $45 $110


• TRU Student Upgrade: $28 with a VALID U-PASS • 10 & 40 Punch Passes also available for Pool & Track • Patrons with a disability pay the age rate and their care aide is admitted for free • For Special Pool Rates please refer to the Schedules section in our Activity Guide • Gym Age Policy-All youth aged 12-17 years are required to complete a FREE weight room orientation prior to being granted access to City of Kamloops Gym. Youth 12-14 years of age are required to be under the direct supervision of a paying adult (18+)

Annual Full Access - Regular Membership *5 (With a 12-month commitment) Adult (19-59)

Senior (60+)

Youth (14-18)

Child (4-13)


Advanced Payment






Monthly Payment*6






Annual Full Access Corporate Membership *5

Annual Full Access Build Your Own Family Membership *5

(With a 12-month commitment)

(With a 12-month commitment)












First Adult


Second Senior


Second Adult


Each Youth (14-18)


First Senior


Each Child (4-13)


*1 Full access pass includes wellness centre (gym), indoor track, and Canada Games Pool access *2 Children 3 years of age and under are free *3 Family is a maximum of two adults and all children 18 years of age and under who are related by birth, legal status, or marriage. A legally dependent person with a disability will qualify regardless of age. *5 Full access membership: Some restrictions will apply. Please ask at front counter for more details. *6 $40 administration free will apply to start monthly payment plan on new memberships only, fee does not apply to consecutive renewals. Patrons have the option of making one advanced patment or monthly payments for a year 4

Gym Age Policy

• A ll youth aged 12-17 years are required to complete a FREE weight room orientation. • Upon completion of an orientation, youth aged 12-14 are required to use the gyms under direct supervision of a paying adult (18+ years). Youth aged 15+ may use the gym on their own. • Drop in orientations: MONDAY - FRIDAY 7am, 7:30am, 3:30pm, & 7pm SATURDAY & SUNDAY 10am, 10:30am, 3pm, & 3:30pm


Tournament Capital Centre Information Guest Code of Conduct

Our goal is to provide a friendly, safe and fun environment for our guests. • Please be respectful of others, their beliefs, opinions, belongings, and feelings. • Please be respectful of directions given by staff or volunteers. • Ensure conversation, behaviour, and language are appropriate for a public facility that caters to all cultures, diversities, and age groups. • Drugs, alcohol, and items that would be deemed as weapons are prohibited on site. • C ameras, smart phones and other electronic recording devices are strictly prohibited unless prior approval from the city is given • P lease report any witnessed misconduct or suspicious activity to facility staff.


TCC visitors are required to register their licence plate to receive two-hours of free parking. Register your plate at one of the five on site parking stations, including one in the TCC lobby. Additional parking is available at TRU and is free after 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Public Notice

The indoor track and field house will be closed to the public for programming Monday to Thursday 4:30 - 6:00 pm from until April 15, 2016

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A ffordable R ecreation

A.R.C .H .

for C ommunit y H ealt h

Boogie the Bridge Cultural Fund

GET ACTIVE WITH THE CITY OF KAMLOOPS! Up to $300 credit for City of Kamloops programs and facilities! Good for your HEAD! Good for you HEALTH! Good for your HEART!

Learn more at www.kamloops.ca/arch Or call 250-828-3582

Provides Children and youth aged 5-18 in need of financial assistance the opportunity to participate in Cultural activities. To apply please visit our website: www.kamloops.ca/boogiefund 6


Provides children and youth aged 5-18 in need of financial assistance the opportunity to participate in sports. To apply please visit our website: www.tournamentcapital.com/grants_ and_funding.htm

So many ways to connect! So many ways to create! Get out and get involved!

Kamloops is home to 15 Community Associations - volunteers who help make your neighborhood shine. You can be a part of creating stronger communities with one simple action! Like your Community Association on Facebook and/or send them your email. That’s it! Communicating with neighbors is one of the most important things a CA does, and being connected benefits you in so many ways. • Receive Newsletters • Hear about block parties, neighborhood walks, and other grassroot events • Learn when construction or City services are going to be happening in your neighborhood • Share ideas, give feedback, improve your neighborhood Together making communities strong!! Visit us at www.kamloops.ca/ca to find out about your community association.


Facebook & Email!

Our Communit y Associations Plan a Penny Carnival, breakout a block party, lead a beautification project.

Bring people together and make your communit y shine! To LEARN MORE about your COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION visit www.kamloops.ca/ca or call 250-828-3582

Access Kamloops What is Access Kamloops? A directory that lists every not-for-profit and governmentfunded resource available to you in Kamloops. Includes: • Online and paper resources • Community news • Events Learn more at www.accesskamloops.org Access Kamloops is brought to you by United Way TNC and the City of Kamloops

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Communit y Committees The City of Kamloops has several committees who work to help City Council make informed decisions. Committees are made up of citizens, Councillors, and advising organizations.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE Contact Tammy Blundell at 250-828-3400 or tblundell@kamloops.ca

SOCIAL PLANNING COUNCIL Contact Jennifer Casorso at 250-828-3850 or jcasorso@kamloops.ca

SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOOD AND URBAN AGRICULTURE PLAN: HARVESTING OUR POTENTIAL Built from stakeholder and public input, combined with research into leading practices and promising approaches in other communities, the plan will see Kamloops becoming a leader in urban agriculture with a sustainable food system. Topics covered in the plan: • Community gardens • Food access for those in need • Composting • Gleaning programs • Rain barrels • Farmers’ markets • Urban hens • Community kitchens • and more Look to future Activity Guides for more workshops and educational opportunities on sustainable ways to grow, prepare, and preserve your own food! Contact Jen Casorso at 250-828-3850 or jcasorso@kamloops.ca


Contact Ben Chobater at 250-828-3582 or bchobater@kamloops.ca

YOUTH, CHILDREN AND FAMILIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE Contact Ben Chobater at 250-828-3582 or bchobater@kamloops.ca

DIVERSITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE Contact Ben Chobater at 250-828-3582 or bchobater@kamloops.ca

MAYOR’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Contact Ben Chobater at 250-828-3582 or bchobater@kamloops.ca

ARTS COMMISSION Contact Barbara Berger at 250-828-3663 or bberger@kamloops.ca

HERITAGE COMMISSION Contact Julia Cyr at 250-828-3755 or jcyr@kamloops.ca

KAMLOOPS SPORTS COUNCIL Contact Linda Stride at 250-828-3692 or lstride@kamloops.ca


Amateur sport organizations and individuals are eligible for events that use services and/or facilities within the City of Kamloops. Contact Sean Smith at 250-828-3552 or ssmith@kamloops.ca


Supporting local coaches, officials and sport organizations interested in furthering their knowledge in their respective sport. Examples may include: a Level III coach pursuing Level IV certification; an umpire being certified to train other umpires; a sport organization presenting a high-profile “Keynote Speaker�. Applicants may receive 50% of registration fees up to a maximum of $500. Contact Sean Smith at 250-828-3552 or ssmith@kamloops.ca



BC Festival of the Arts Legacy Grant supports individuals or groups, who are residents in Kamloops, for development, presentation, or competition in the visual, performing, literary, media, and interdisciplinary arts. Applications are due by December 15 and March 15 and allocated by City Council in October. Contact Cara Graden at 250-828-3611 or cgraden@kamloops.ca


Available for local non-profit organizations to assist with projects that promote development and awarenes to the arts. Applications are due by april 1 and allocated by city Council in May. Contact Cara Graden at 250-828-3611 or cgraden@kamloops.ca


Up to $150 for an athlete or $300 for a group advancing beyond local competition or is recruited to a provincial or nationally ranked team (must be resident(s) of Kamloops). Contact Sean Smith at 250-828-3552 or ssmith@kamloops.ca


The Neighborhood Matching Fund supports neighborhooddriven projects that bring people together in celebration. Grant applications are accepted all year round. Application information at www.kamloops.ca/ca

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Parks Aberdeen 1 Pineview Valley Park 1925 Hugh Allan Dr 2 West Highlands Park 1185 Links Way Barnhartvale Dallas/Barnhartvale 3 Nature Park 1210 Eliza Rd Batchelor Heights 4 Batchelor Nature Park 1750 Batchelor Dr Brocklehurst 5 Brocklehurst Park 2470 Fleetwood Ave



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Campbell Creek 6 Campbell Creek Nature Park 9080 Trans-Canada Hwy East City Centre 7 Exhibition Park 1055 River St 8 Pioneer Park 40 7th Ave 9 Prince Charles Park 1145 Nicola St 10 Rivers Trail Park Bridge 100 Lorne St 11 Rivers Trail Park Place 894 Lorne St 12 Riverside Park 100 Lorne St





13 Sahali Terrace Nature Park Mount Dufferin

980 3rd Ave Kenna Cartwright 19 Nature Park 14 Waterfront Park 20 Mt Paul Way 2000 Hillside Dr Heffley Creek North Shore 15 Tournament Capital Ranch 20 McArthur Island Park 5355 Yellowhead Hwy 1525-1580 Island Parkway Juniper Ridge 21 McDonald Park 262 King St 16 The Kamloops Bike Ranch 1105 Highland Rd 22 Overlander Park 247 Kitchener Cres 17 Valleyview Nature Park Rayleigh 220 Valleyview Pl Mission Flats 23 Rae-Mor Park 113 Arab Run Rd 18 Mission Flats Nature Park Sahali 2710 Mission Flats Rd 24 Albert McGowan Park 2025 Summit Dr

Humphrey Sanctuary

25 Nature Park

1801 Springhill Dr 26 Peterson Creek Nature Park 1440 Glenfair Dr Valleyview 27 Valleyview Centennial Park 2288 Park Dr Westsyde 28 Rivers Trail Park Westsyde 2525 Oak Hills Blvd 29 Westsyde Centennial Park 705 Franklin Rd




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Tot Lots


Sifton Tot Lot 1 2046 Sifton Ave Batchelor Heights Southview Tot Lot 2 1564 Southview Terrace Brocklehurst Acadia Tot Lot

3 1067 Acadia Pl Cambridge Tot Lot 4 637 Cambridge Cres Edgemount Tot Lot

5 2235 Edgemount Ave Invermere Tot Lot

6 845 Invermere Crt


Tot Lot 7 McLean 1190 McLean St Spartan Tot Lot

8 1610 Spartan Pl Campbell Creek Campbell Creek Tot Lot

9 8701 Dalls Dr City Centre

Dominion Tot Lot

10 1351 Dominion Cres 11 Kinsmen South Tot Lot 975 Pleasant St

Dallas Bogetti Tot Lot

12 4308 Bogetti Pl


North Shore


8th Tot Lot 13 1153 8th St

Cammeray Tot Lot 20 4705 Cammeray Dr

McIntosh Tot Lot

Belmont Tot Lot 14 709 Cumberland Ave


Kinsmen North Tot Lot Moose Tot Lot

Sahali Tot Lot 22 435 Arrostone Dr

16 385 Schubert Dr Richmond Tot Lot

17 601 Richmond Ave Sherbrooke Tot Lot

18 1026 Sherbrooke Ave Yew Tot Lot

19 514 Mackenzie Ave

Westsyde Hook Tot Lot

Glen Nevis Tot Lot 21 818 Gleneagles Dr

15 605 Comox Ave

26 502 Battle St West 27 1545 Collingwood Dr Rainbow Tot Lot

28 670 McCurrach Pl West Pines Tot Lot

29 616 Harrington Rd

West End Allan Powers Tot Lot

23 330 Centre Ave

Connaught Tot Lot

24 225 Connaught Rd Grandview-Dufferin Tot Lot

25 461 Dufferin Terrace

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Accessible Recreation

Good for your HEAD! Good for your HEALTH! Good for your HEART!

Join an adapted or typical program, and start doing amazing things for you head, health, and heart! The City is proud to offer: • Accessible programs and facilities • Activities that fit your needs • Opportunities for everyone to get healthy

The City of Kamloops does not provide personal care, administer medication or give one-to-one assistance. Those needing extra support can bring their own assistant at NO ADDITIONAL COST.

For more information call 250-828-3582 or visit us at www.kamloops.ca/access

The C hoice is Yours!

Adapted programming can help you get comfortable with an acti vity before registering in one of our many other programs.

Pr ogram Support

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1. Choose y our program (s) and regis 2. Contact u ter early. Adaptive P s or complete a Req rogram Sup uest for port (R help support your participAPS) form for ation. 3. Let’s work together


Kamloops is home to many groups providing high quality active programming for people of all abilities! Kamloops Adapted Sports Association A leader in Kamloops for providing adapted and integrated sport opportunities. kamloopsadaptedsport.com People in Motion Providing quality programs that promote accessibility and inclusion. peopleinmotion.org Kamloops Community YMCA-YWCA Delivering programs and services designed to enhance and empower lives. kamloopsy.org Adaptive Sports at Sun Peaks Adaptive snow sports and recreation programs at Sun Peaks. adaptivesportsatsunpeaks.org

Accessible Kamloops People create accessibility. Accessibility is people working together to identify challenges and find solutions. Accessibility is people caring for one another. Visit: www.kamloops.ca/access to find services and programs that help make life in Kamloops more accessible. • L earn about Snow Angels and the Garden Refuse Pick-up Program for Seniors. ign up for accessible activities that get • S you out and moving with others. • F ind directories that list every Kamloops organization providing valuable support. ive feedback for ways to improve our • G home. Together we’re Making Kamloops Shine

Adapted Yoga


Enjoy basic yoga exercises in a safe and supportive space. Move at your own pace and learn the joys of mindful exercise. Caregivers are required to join in when needed. Yacht Club » Jan 12-Feb 9 Tue

1:15-2:15 PM 250437

» Feb 16-Mar 15 Tue

1:15-2:15 PM 250438

Adapted ZUMBA®


Join the fitness dance party sensation ZUMBA®! Learn easy-to-follow moves set to Latin and international music while you tone muscles and improve coordination. The ZUMBA® formula will be modified to fit your needs and abilities in a fun and supportive space. Caregivers are required to join in when needed. Yacht Club » Jan 14-Mar 3 Thu

10:30-11:30 AM 250441

Wheelchair Basketball for Beginners


Fast! Fun! Wheelchair basketball is an incredible workout. Offered in partnership with the Kamloops Adapted Sports Association, you will learn chair skills, shooting techniques, and game strategy. For all ages and abilities. Drop-ins are welcome. Chairs are provided. Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 7-Mar 3 7:00-8:00 PM Thu 250832

Adapted Hockey for Kids


Open to youth with developmental delays. Kids will be taught basic skating and puck skills that every player needs. Siblings can take part if that will make the experience more comfortable for your child (siblings must register as well). The minimum equipment required is a helmet with full face mask, neck guard, gloves, skates, and stick. Full equipment is recommended. Ice times may vary. Sandman Centre » Jan 9-Mar 12 Sat

8:30-9:30 AM 250434

Adapted Skating for Kids


Learn the basics of skating in a fun atmosphere. Kids will work on balance and skating skills in a safe, welcoming environment. For individuals with disabilities. Caregivers are required to join in when needed. Sandman Centre » Jan 9-Mar 12 Sat

7:45-8:15 AM 250436

Adapted Swim


Join in the fun and splash into our supported swim lessons for kids with developmental or physical disabilities. Beginner is for kids swimming for the first time, and Intermediate is for kids who are getting comfortable swimming unassisted. Caregivers are required to be in the water to ensure a fun and safe environment. Canada Games Aquatic Centre Beginner » Jan 16-Mar 19 5:00-5:30 PM Sat 251183 Intermediate » Jan 16-Mar 19 Sat

5:00-5:30 PM 251184

Wheelchair Curling The Kamloops Adapted Sports Association presents wheelchair curling. Come out and throw some rocks, meet new friends, and have an awesome time with the newest sport offered through KASA. Brooms are not required. For more information or to register, email kamloopsasa@gmail.com or visit kamloopsadaptedsport.com.

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Did you Know?



Lifeguards are super heroes in our community. Our favourite reasons to become a Lifeguard: 1. Lifelong friendships 2. Teamwork 3. Lifesaving & emergency skills 4. Leadership development 5. Great job 14

Did you know?

City of Kamloops Li fegu swimmers recently ards have resuscitated 4 with CPR and AEDs.

STARFISH • 4-12 months

PARENT AND TOT LESSONS (Ages 4 months-3 years) • Parent participation is required. • Progression is based on age.


PRESCHOOL LESSONS (Ages 3-6 years) • Progression is based on completion of level.

SEA TURTLE • 24 months-3 years

SWIM KIDS LESSONS (Ages 5-14 years) • Progression is based on completion of level.

• 12-24 months

SEA OTTER • Front and back floats and glides with help. • 1 m swim with help.

SALAMANDER • Front and back floats and swims. • Roll-over swims. • 2 m swim. SUNFISH • Front, back, roll-over, and side swims. • Deep water activities. • 5 m swim.

CROCODILE • Front, back, and side swims and basic front crawl. • Deep water swimming. • 10 m swim. WHALE • 10 m front, back, and side swims and basic front crawl. • Deep water swimming. • 15 m swim.


Learn-to-Swim Program Overview

SWIM KIDS 1 • Front and back floats and swims • Roll-over swims and basic front crawl • 5 m swim

SWIM KIDS 6 • 25 m front and back crawl • 15 m elementary backstroke • 75 m swim

SWIM KIDS 2 • Side swims and basic front crawl • Deep water activities • 10 m swim

SWIM KIDS 7 • 50 m front and back crawl • 25 m elementary backstroke and whip kick on front • 150 m swim

SWIM KIDS 3 • Front and back floats and swims • Roll-over swims and basic front crawl • 15 m swim

SWIM KIDS 8 • 75 m front and back crawl • 15 m breaststroke • 300 m swim

SWIM KIDS 4 • 15 m back swim • 10 m front crawl • 25 m swim

SWIM KIDS 9 • 100 m front and back crawl • 25 m breaststroke and side stroke • 400 m swim

SWIM KIDS 5 • 15 m front and back crawl • Whip kick on back • 50 m swim

SWIM KIDS 10 • 100 m front and back crawl • 50 m elementary backstroke, breaststroke and side stroke • 500 m swim

LESSON FEES: Parent and Tot: $53 Preschool: $62 Swim Kids (30 min): $47.75 Swim Kids (45 min): $53 Swim Kids (60 min): $62

These sample fees are based on a 10-class session. Fees will be pro-rated for greater/fewer classes.

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ABOVE & BEYOND LESSONS Adapted Swim Lessons Join in the fun and splash into our supported swim lessons for kids with developmental or physical disabilities. Beginner and intermediate levels; caregivers are required to be in the water to ensure a fun and safe environment. Check the Accessible Recreation section of the Activity Guide for dates and times.

Adult Learn to Swim Ages 16+ Swimming instruction for the terribly terrified. Learn to submerge, float, and glide, as well as some basic kicking techniques. Classes will start in the shallow pool.

Adult Stroke Development Ages 16+ Learn to perfect your stroke techniques and gain endurance. Prepare for triathlon or masters swimming.

Adult Lessons Ages 60+ Lessons for seniors! Your instructor will customise a program just for you.

Private Lessons Ages 3+

$23/30 min

Full lesson sets of one-on-one instruction. Work on specific skills - the content is up to you! See the Lesson Schedules for times.

SPORTS WITH A SPLASH Pool Paddling Sessions Ages 18+


Keep your paddling skills sharp in the comfort of the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. Bring your own gear and boat. Note: no instruction is provided. Canada Games Aquatic Centre » Jan 11-Feb 29 9:00-10:30 PM Mon » Jan 13-Mar 2 Wed

Adult Recreation Water Polo Regular Admission Ages 16+ Drop in for some fun-focused scrimmage. Swimming ability and strong support kick are required; water polo experience is optional. Canada Games Aquatic Centre » Jan 5-Mar 15 9:00-10:00 PM Tue

Gym n’ Swim Ages 3-5 yrs Children enjoy supervised gymnastics and swimming while parents enjoy free time at TCC. Contact the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre (KGTC) at 250-374-6424 for more information and to register.

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* Schedule subject to change. ** The next lesson set starts February 15 (Mon/Wed) and February 16 (Tue/Thu). See lesson hot sheet for details - pick one up at the pool or visit www.kamloops.ca/swim. kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500



BE A LIFEGUARD BUILD THE FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS! Lifeguards prevent drowning, teach water safety and provide leadership in our community. Want help planning your lifeguard training? Consult one of our Aquatic Coordinators by email at swim@kamloops.ca or by phone at 250-828-3477.


Optional Training: AED Provider, Pool Operator Level 1

W.H.M.I.S Certificate Available at TRU or online

Lifesaving Instructor 16 yrs, Bronze Cross

Water Safety Instructor 15 years, AWSI

National Lifeguard 16 years, Bronze Cross, SFA

Standard First Aid 15 years


Bronze Cross

Bronze courses develop lifesaving fitness and decision making skills.

Bronze Medallion

Standard First Aid provides practical skills to handle emergency response situations. National Lifeguard promotes prevention of drowning and aquatic related injury. Instructor Training prepares you to teach swimming lessons and lifesaving skills.


Start Here!

Bronze Medallion 13 years or Bronze Star

Bronze Star

For Children 10-13 years

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Bronze Cross - Challenges students to perform increasingly complex water rescues, first aid, and CPR scenarios. Prepares students for further lifeguard training and is also an excellent life skill and confidence builder. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion; 100% attendance is required. Sat & Sun

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Standard First Aid (SFA) - Provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. Topics include spinal, bone, and joint injuries; illnesses due to extreme heat and cold; abdominal and chest injuries; and burns. Prerequisites: 15 years of age (by last day of course); 100% attendance is required. Mon & Wed

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National Lifeguard (NL) - NL is the national standard for lifeguards in Canada. Candidates will learn to apply rescue techniques and first aid skills. Prerequisites: 16 years of age (by last day of course); Bronze Cross; SFA; 100% attendance is required. Mon-Fri

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Assistant Water Safety Instructor (AWSI) - The Assistant Water Safety Instructor (AWSI) certification does not exist under the new Swimming and Water Safety Instructor Program model. As of January 1, 2016, candidates will be required to take the new WSI Course. For revised program details, visit www.redcross.ca Water Safety Instructor (WSI) - Prepares candidates to teach the Canadian Red Cross learn-to-swim programs by focusing on strategies to introduce and develop swimming and water safety skills. Prerequisites: to begin the WSI – Online; one of the following: Emergency First Aid, or Bronze Cross. This course will be offered in the Spring/Summer session. Lifesaving Instructor (LSI) - Combines theory and practice to prepare students to teach and evaluate a variety of Lifesaving Society programs, such as Canadian Swim Patrol, Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, and others. Prerequisites: 16 years old (by last day of course); Bronze Cross; 100% attendance required. Sat & Sun

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Refund Policy: Withdraws prior to 7 days of start date are 100% refundable; withdraws within 7 days of start date are refunded at 50%. No refunds on or after start date.

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We offer a variety of formats, times and days to guarantee fun! Ask about our swim pass goody bag stuffers! Visit kamloops.ca/swim for pool party details.

2nd Annual

4x Mixed Relay Indoor Triathlon Canada Games Aquatic Centre & TCC February 7th 2016

For more info, visit: www.TryTri.org



Fragrance, lotions, and hair products impact pool filtration and chemistry. Think Healthy - Swim Healthy - Be Healthy kamloops.ca/swim

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Family Literacy Matters for Families Literacy is important for all of us, no matter how old or young we are. Literacy helps us participate fully in family, work and community. Literacy is the ability to read, write and do mathematics, but it is also about problem solving, decision making, technology and social skills. The more literate we become, the better we understand our world. Be curious by welcoming different experiences and finding subjects and topics fascinating to yourself and your children.


Fun activities to encourage literacy • P laying board games together as a family promotes social skills, reading and rules for fair play • B uild a Lego structure. This activity involves colours, counting, shapes, and lots of creativity • Play eye spy while hiking or playing at the park • R ead a book to your child as part of your bedtime routine • M ake a game out of sorting laundry; separate colours and types of clothes

Did you Know?

A 1% increase in lit productivity by eracy levels would raise Canada’s 2.5%, and es timated $32 boost to our billion annual GDP. Decoda Litera cy Solutions: www.decoda. ca


What are the magic words? Please and thank you of course! In the generation of texting, emails and social media we have less face-to-face interaction so these words are more important than ever. Please and thank you are not just about being polite, but about providing each other with the capacity to express respect, gratitude and kindness. Using these words at home will help children and youth at school, and in the community.

Create Your Own Storybook


Come to the Kamloops Museum & Archives to celebrate Family Literacy Day! Every kid has a story to tell, so engage their creative side and help them create their own special story book using archival photographs. Kamloops Museum » Jan 23 1:00-3:00 PM Sat 249949

4. Five senses walk. Bundle up and enjoy all the sights and sounds that winter offers. 5. Swimming. Check the Canada Games Pool for family swim times. (www.activeforlife.ca)

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Here are five ideas to get you started.

3. Snowshoeing. Rent some snowshoes and poles and hit the local park.

Dallas Elem. School » Jan 4-Mar 14 Mon

Perhaps the hardest change for most people is focusing on your own activity and role-modeling a healthy lifestyle for your child; however, it is essential. Prioritize your own well-being because you deserve it and your children need to see you taking care of yourself. That’s how they’ll learn how to take care of themselves.

If you’re staying home during the holiday season, fight cabin fever and boredom while having fun and developing movement skills with the entire family.

2. Bowling. Kids love the shoes and the pop soundtrack most bowling alleys play these days and parents will love reliving their youth and creating family memories.


This is a drop-in play group for parents with their children under five years old. Come out and socialize with families from Dallas and Barnhartvale. The play group runs in conjunction with school days. Parent participation is required. Registration is required.

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Staying Home this Winter

1. Rock climbing or bouldering. Instead of climbing the walls at home get out and try Cliffside Climbing Gym.

Dallas Playgroup

Tennis Family Fun Day Adult$8 Kids $5

DANCE Dance Time - Parent $88 and Toddler 1½-3 yrs This 30-minute parent and tot movement-based class offers so many benefits to both you and your little mover and groover! The class focuses on introducing your little one to movement and music through dancing, stretching, and playing games while you participate and encourage your child.

Join us this holiday season for a fun afternoon filled with tennis and other activities. Kamloops Tennis Centre » Dec 28 1:00-4:30 PM Mon 251283

Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 9-Mar 12 9:00-9:30 AM Sat 248389 Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 9-Mar 12 12:30-1:00 PM Sat 249970

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Magic Words





Visit: www.bchealthykids.ca

Program Start: January 2015 (Jan. 18th - Mar. 17th) Mondays and Thursdays 6:00 - 8:00pm To Register: E-MAIL: k-e@shaw.ca or mdrew@kamloopsy.org Call: (250) 554-9622

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Early Years Unstructured Play

Here are some suggestions:

We know that both structured activities and free play are essential for kids’ development. But times have changed and for so many of us, with both parents working, there is often no other option but to program children to exhaustion.

• M ake frequent outings to the playground and create a special theme for the trip • Build a snow fort at the park • Visit farms, forests, and ravines where kids can explore and be in nature • Choose a program that values free play, discovery and creative time for kids • Include lots of downtime in the evenings and on weekends

How can we make sure that our kids get their unstructured time and as parents we don’t over program?

For more great ideas, visit: Active for Life – www.activeforlife.ca

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Highland Dance

$40 4-6 yrs

This exciting program is geared towards boys and girls with lots of energy and a passion for Celtic music. Learn traditional Scottish steps as well as fun group dances! Yacht Club » Jan 19-Mar 8 6:15-6:45 PM Tue 249972

Little Dancer I

$88 2½-3½ yrs

Your child will discover and explore basic movement skills, musical awareness, physical expression, and creativity through dance. Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 9-Mar 12 11:40 AM-12:10 PM Sat 248391 Rayleigh Elem. School » Jan 12-Mar 15 9:00-9:30 AM Tue 248390

Use Your Words!

The frustration of handling temper tantrums can be eased by taking preventative measures. Here are some helpful tips! 1. Stay ahead of your child’s particular needs and sensitivities 2. Avoid no, don’t and stop 3. Connect and make eye contact with your child 4. Give choices 5. Make games or challenges out of routines and mundane tasks For more Information: www.teach-through-love.com

Little Dancer II

$94 4-5 yrs

Your child will discover and explore basic movement skills, expression, musical awareness, and creativity through dance. Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 9-Mar 12 9:40-10:25 AM Sat 248393 Rayleigh Elem. School » Jan 12-Mar 15 9:40-10:20 AM Tue 248394

PLAY AND LEARN Outdoor Adventures 3-6 yrs $420 (2 days/wk) $210 (1 day/wk) Let a deep connection to nature be the foundation of your child’s education. Join us as we explore the many ecosystems and landscapes of Lower Peterson Creek Park. Your child will develop a deep relationship with his/her natural surroundings as the day moves from the chill of morning air to the warmth of the afternoon sun. In the outdoors, children are able to explore the edges of their physical ability and gain confidence in themselves and each other. Please note: there is a two day per week and a one day per week option. Peterson Creek » Jan 11-Mar 16 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Mon, Wed 250182

Did you Know? Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) are the basic movements children need to learn so they can move and participate in activities. Some of these skills include: running, jumping, throwing, falling, rolling, catching, tumbling, turning, swimming, skating and more! Learning the fundamental movement skills builds confidence and helps children on their physical literacy journey to becoming active for life.

Sports on Mats

$35 4-6yrs

This program is desiged for children to learn to move their bodies in a variety of ways, including tumbling, falling, rolling, and lateral movements. These fundamental physical skills will help children develop movement patterns to prepare for sports such as judo, karate, wrestling, and gymnastics. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 10-31 10:30-11:30 AM Sun 250352

Run, Jump, Throw

$35 3-5 yrs

Children are introduced to a variety of fundamental movement skills. Children will learn through fun and active games, songs, and activities. Parent participation is welcome. Wear your runners! This program is in partnership with PacificSport Interior BC. Hal Rogers » Jan 11-Feb 1 Mon

Active Tots 4-6 yrs

9:00-9:45 AM 250350


Through play and movement, children develop FUNdamental movement skills that provide the foundation for physical activity. The program focuses on a multi-sport approach. Your child will be introduced to Tots Soccer, T-ball, and Floor Hockey. This program is in partnership with PacificSport Interior BC. Lloyd George Elem. School » Jan 18-Feb 22 5:15-6:15 PM Mon 250341

Ball Sports

$35 3-5 yrs

Children are introduced to a variety of fundamental movement skills using balls. Children will learn through fun and active games, songs, and activities. Parent participation is welcome. Wear your runners! Hal Rogers » Feb 15-Mar 7 Mon

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Random Acts of Kindness

Being kind is an active way of bringing meaning to our own lives, as well as the lives of others. Being kind allows us to improve our communication, to be more compassionate, and to be a positive force in people’s lives.

Ways to share your kindness every day • Smile. Smiling is easy and happiness is contagious! • H elp around the house without being asked to do so, such as cleaning your room, taking out the garbage or helping with the laundry. • Hold the door open for those behind you. • O ffer to take your neighbor’s dog for a walk or shovel their sidewalk. • V olunteer to be a tutor or mentor in a school, especially if there is an area in which you can help another student. • W rite a note to your parent(s) or grandparent(s) and tell them why they are special to you. • Give someone a compliment at least once every day. • Color a picture, make a craft or send a treat to a senior center or nursing home. • Donate your unwanted toys and books to the children in need. • Write a thank you note to your teacher, your coach, your mentor or someone who has influenced you in a positive way. • Clean up the area around your school or a local park, picking up trash and putting it in the garbage can. You can also help your teacher clean up the classroom. • Take time to read a storybook with a family member.

Inter nat ional Rando m Acts of Kindness February 9-15, 20 16 www.randomacts ofkindness.org



Marionette Madness

Highland Dance Beginners

$10 8+ yrs

Join the Kamloops Museum & Archives for some puppet-making fun! Make your own marionette to take home and put on a show for your family and friends. All workshop supplies are provided. Kamloops Museum » Jan 9 Sat

1:00-3:00 PM 249943

Paper Bead Jewellery

$10 8+ yrs

Young ladies in the Victorian Era would gather in their dining rooms to make homemade paper beads from scrap wallpaper rolled on knitting needles. Join the Kamloops Museum & Archives to learn how to make your own paper beads and then use them to make a piece of unique jewellery. Kamloops Museum » Jan 30 Sat

1:00-3:00 PM 249950

Critter Camouflage

$5 6-12 yrs

Natural camouflage is an amazing thing - it increases an animal’s chances of survival by tricking predators. Join the Kamloops Museum & Archives as we explore the different types of camouflage, play hide and seek with the animals, and create our own camouflage. Kamloops Museum » Feb 6 10:00-11:00 AM Sat 249946

P ink Shirt Day


February 24, 2016 Anti-bullyin (pink shirt) day Spring Celebration

$10 6+ yrs

Join the Kamloops Museum & Archives to celebrate spring’s arrival and learn about the tradition of felting? Dust off the winter cobwebs in this two-hour workshop and learn how to needle felt your very own spring bunny. All workshop supplies are included.

SPORTS $40 7-10 yrs

Jam Can Bonspiel - $40 Team Registration 6-13 yrs

This exciting program is geared towards boys and girls with lots of energy and a passion for Celtic music. Learn traditional Scottish steps as well as fun group dances.

Come out to the Kamloops Curling Club’s Jam Can Curling Bonspiel for kids ages 6-13 years old! You’ll get two full days of fun with your friends. Lunches will be provided! Must register as a team, maximum four per team. Children must be supervised.

Yacht Club » Jan 19-Mar 8 Tue

6:50-7:20 PM 249971

Movers and Groovers

$100 6-8 yrs

Get into dancing with this upbeat introduction to hip hop techniques. Each lesson will take you through a choreographed dance sequence. Before you know it, you will be dancing like a star! Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 9-Mar 12 10:30-11:30 AM Sat 248395

Musical Theatre

$100 8-12 yrs

Singing, acting, choreography, movement, improvisation, and character development are combined in this performance-based class! Broadway music and pop songs will be explored in a new way as we journey into the world of musical theatre. Sista’s Love to Dance Studio » Jan 13-Mar 16 4:00-5:00 PM Wed 248396

Ukrainian Dancing Beginner

$80 7+ yrs

Learn traditional Ukrainian dancing and have fun with many character dances that incorporate role playing and story lines. Experience is not required. Dance slippers are an additional cost of this program. Stuart Wood Elem. School » Jan 20-Jun 15 6:00-7:30 PM Wed 249185

Kamloops Curling Club » Mar 19-20 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat-Sun 249282

Jam Can Bonspiel - $10 Individual Registration 6-13 yrs Come out to the Kamloops Curling Club’s Jam Can Curling Bonspiel for kids ages 6-13 years old! You’ll get two full days of fun with your friends. Lunches will be provided! Must register as a team, maximum four per team. Children must be supervised. Kamloops Curling Club » Mar 19-20 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sat-Sun 249283

Junior Tennis $125 Spring Break Camp 8-12 yrs This tennis camp is designed to help participants improve and have fun! Tennis Canada and its provincial association partners have introduced a new community program called Progressive Tennis. With smaller courts, smaller racquets, and softer balls, the game is fun and easy to play. This camp is in partnership with the Kamloops Tennis Association. Kamloops Tennis Centre » Mar 21-25 12:00 AM-3:00 PM Mon-Fri 250336


$40 7-12 yrs

Floorball is played by using a stick with a curved blade. The shaft is round and shorter than a traditional hockey stick. Dufferin Elem. » Jan 20-Feb 24 Wed

6:00-7:00 PM 250782

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2. I t takes time for a change to become a habit. It takes time for habits to become a routine part of your life. Your brain needs time to get used to the idea that this new thing you’re doing is part of your regular routine.

Unleash your super powers! Your teenage years are a great time to begin discovering your talents, interests and your passion. When we start to discover who we are and what direction we want to take our life, we begin to discover the super powers within.

Dream big with SMART goals. 1. S MART - Specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely goals work best. Ensure your goals are specific and realistic. For example: “I’m going to recycle all my plastic bottles, soda cans, and magazines” is a much more doable goal than “I’m going to do more for the environment.”

3. R epeating a goal makes it stick. Write down your goal and say your goal out loud each morning. Every time you remind yourself of your goal, you’re training your brain to make it happen. 4. P leasing other people doesn’t work. The key to making any change is to find the desire within yourself — you have to do it because you want it, not because a girlfriend, boyfriend, coach, parent, or someone else wants you to. 5. Roadblocks don’t mean failure. Slip-ups are actually part of the process as you retrain your brain into a new way of thinking. It may take a few tries to reach a goal but that’s okay — it’s normal to slip up or give up a few times. Just remind yourself to get back on track. www.kidshealth.org

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Introduction to KISSM $35 Drumline Level 1 10+ yrs

Junior Badminton $50 Development 9-17 yrs Program

Led by the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music’s (KISSM) Drumline Captain, Colin O’Fee, this course introduces youth to the basics of playing in a drumline. It is a group that you may recognize from a marching band. A drumline is unique because it combines musical and physical skill and produces a rewarding musical result. It has been called a ‘sport of the arts’. All equipment will be supplied and no musical experience is required. Valleyview Community Hall » Jan 16-Feb 6 2:30-4:00 PM Sat 249963

Introduction to KISSM $45 Drumline Level 2 10+ yrs Led by the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music’s (KISSM) Drumline Captain, Colin O’Fee, this course introduce youth to the basics of playing in a drumline. Prerequisite - you must have experience playing percussion instruments or have taken Introduction to KISSM Drumline Level 1.

Learn how to play badminton or further develop your skills by learning the sport’s fundamentals, rules, and strategy. Please bring your own racket. This program is in partnership with the Kamloops Badminton Association.

Ball Sports - Girls Only $35 13-18 yrs Join us in this program designed for girls who want to try a variety of sports. Have fun, meet new friends, and enjoy some physical activity! Summit Elem. School » Feb 10-Mar 2 6:00-7:00 PM Wed 250349

South Sahali Elem. School » Jan 11-Mar 17 5:45-6:45 PM Mon, Thu 250335

Calling all 12-17 year olds! If you would like to use the gym at TCC, attend one of our required Weight Room Orientations! Monday to Friday at 7am, 7:30am, 3:30pm, 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am, 10:30am, 3pm, 3:30pm Youth aged 12-14 will require adult (18+) supervision after completing the orientation.

Valleyview Community Hall » Feb 13-Mar 5 2:30-4:00 PM Sat 249964

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New year, new adventures! Be daring in 2016 and unleash those super powers from deep within! Having the courage to do something outside your comfort zone begins to tap into the super powers that can have the biggest impact on your life. Here are some superpowers we all wish to cultivate more richly in our lives, with ideas to get you started! Appreciation: Even as the snow starts to fly, look outside at our beautiful surroundings! Is it easy to take for granted that we live in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Creativity: It requires courage to allow creativity to flow from within us, whether it be through art, music, cooking, or movement. Take one step towards a creative pursuit.

Curiosity: Curiosity allows for discovery! Are you curious about where a trail or pursuit may lead? Take a first step in a new journey. Love of learning: Always be open to learning from those around you. We all have something to share that can make the lives of those around us richer. Perseverance: Have you set a big goal for 2016? Have the courage to set goals bigger than may feel comfortable, and when the going gets tough, persevere! Anything worth achieving will feel uncomfortable at times. Zest: Have the courage to see the positive in every situation. This will help you approach life with more excitement and energy than if your perspective is bleak.

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Drawing for Beginners


Designed for those who have little or no drawing experience, this class, led by Susan Knox, provides an introduction to some basic techniques such as shading, proportion, and contour. Each week’s topic will be reinforced through still life exercises. Supplies are extra. Heritage House » Jan 11-Feb 1 Mon

7:00-9:00 PM 249961

Drawing - Beyond the Basics


Guitar - Level 1

7:00-9:00 PM 249962


Have you always wanted to play guitar, but never got around to actually getting started? In this fun, non-intimidating setting, you will learn the very basics of playing guitar, including identification of the parts of the guitar and learning some chords and simple melodies. Valleyview Sec. School » Jan 20-Mar 9 6:45-7:45 PM Wed 249951

Guitar - Level 2


This introductory workshop will help you become familiar with calligraphy tools and a basic script. We will be using calligraphy pens, paper, and a sample script to teach the basics of form and composition. This is a workshop for teens through adults. No experience is needed - just bring your enthusiasm for learning an old art. Parkview Activity Centre » Jan 21-Feb 4 7:00-8:30 PM Thu 249969

Archives Orientation

This class is designed for students that have some drawing experience. Emphasis will be on still life drawing and building on previous skills. Heritage House » Feb 15-Mar 14 Mon

Introduction to Calligraphy


This program is intended for beginners who have had a small amount of experience on the guitar and would like to learn more. Participants should feel comfortable playing a few chords prior to taking this class, where they will learn some basic chord progressions, a scale, and a song, as well as explore finger picking techniques. Valleyview Sec. School » Jan 20-Mar 9 8:00-9:00 PM Wed 249952


Learn all about the Mary Balf Archives located in the Kamloops Museum & Archives. Join the archivist to explore the function of an archives and the Museum’s collection. Discover how to access resources and start your research. Kamloops Museum » Jan 16 10:00-11:30 AM Sat 249940

Cowboy Painting


Join us at the Kamloops Museum & Archives to celebrate the history of cowboys, and what makes Kamloops part of the Wild West. At this painting workshop you will learn the basics of acrylic painting, see some of our area’s cowboy history, and create a canvas cowboy painting to bring home. All supplies are included. Kamloops Museum » Mar 19 1:00-4:00 PM Sat 249947

Front and Centre, Western Canada Theatre at 40

Guided Museum Tours


Join Kamloops Museum & Archives for a guided tour of the latest exhibits, galleries, and displays. Gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Kamloops’ history, learn about the lives of local pioneers, and hear some interesting stories. Kamloops Museum » Mar 12 10:30-11:30 AM Sat 249942

Preserve Your Family History


Join the Museum’s archivist and learn all about preserving your personal archival documents, family photographs, textiles, and multimedia material. Discover the basics of archival preservation and learn how to protect your personal treasures. Kamloops Museum » Feb 13 10:00-11:00 AM Sat 249941

Knitting for Absolute Beginners


Learn the fundamentals of knitting: casting on, the knit stitch, and binding off. In a short time you can learn the skills you’ll need to complete your first basic knitting project. Come out and enjoy this social outing. Must bring own supplies. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 12-Feb 2 Tue

6:30-8:30 PM 249965


Western Canada Theatre is celebrating its 40th season and the Kamloops Museum & Archives is proud to help celebrate! Join the Museum’s guided tour of this temporary exhibit. Kamloops Museum » Jan 30 2:00-2:45 PM Sat 249944 » Feb 27 Sat

2:00-2:45 PM 249945

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Knitting - Beyond the Basics


Whether you are new to knitting or already know how but need assistance with new stitches or learning how to read a pattern, this class is for you. In this workshop, you will learn how to read patterns, pick the right yarn, and choose patterns that are right for your skill level. Must bring own supplies. Sahali Sec. School » Feb 22-Mar 14 Mon

6:30-8:30 PM 249966

Photography Introduction to Digital Photography


Intended for new users of digital cameras or for anyone considering a new digital camera, this session will address such topics as digital photography vs. film, megapixels, and what to look for in a digital camera. We will look at various types of digital cameras, post-processing, and storage. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 7 Thu

7:00-8:30 PM 250033

Photography $160 Beyond Point and Shoot Enter a whole new world of photography by becoming more creative with your camera by moving beyond the manufacturer’s settings. In this five-part series, you will learn how to take photos you want to display, such as photos where the background is purposefully blurred and the subject is sharp, or motion is accentuated or frozen. Each class in the series can be taken as a standalone and can be registered for individually. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 14-Feb 11 Thu

7:00-9:00 PM 249967

Norkam Sec. School » Feb 16-Mar 15 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 249968


Photography Composition


Using practical everyday examples, we will look at how applying simple techniques can move an image from a snapshot into a photograph. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 14 Thu

7:00-9:00 PM 250034

Norkam Sec. School » Feb 16 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 250035

Photography $40 Aperture and Depth of Field Learn to become more creative with your photos and discover how to produce images in which you highlight subjects with selective focus and blur background and foreground clutter. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 21 Thu

7:00-9:00 PM 250036

Norkam Sec. School » Feb 23 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 250037

Photography Shutter Speed


Examine how shutter speed settings allow us to capture images of silky waterfalls and circular star trails, freeze sports action, and so much more. You will also learn how to use ‘bursts’ to capture action (e.g., children, pets, or athletes). Cameras are required and tripods are strongly recommended. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 28 Thu

7:00-9:00 PM 250038

Norkam Sec. School » Mar 1 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 250039

Photography - Low Light and ISO


Learn that low light levels do not mean you cannot take photos. We will explore the vast realm of low light photography, subdued lighting in museums, indoor settings, lightsensitive subjects, and the dark. Learn how ISO settings and the histogram allow most modern DSLRs to be used in situations that the human eye has difficulty seeing. Sahali Sec. School » Feb 4 Thu

7:00-9:00 PM 250040

Norkam Sec. School » Mar 8 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 250041

Photography - Focus, Exposure, and Blurring


Explore the causes and remedies for the problems of poor focus, incorrect exposure and blurring. Learn about white balance, focus and metering modes, and how to use the histogram display. Cameras are required and tripods or monopods are strongly recommended. Sahali Sec. School » Feb 11 Thu Norkam Sec. School » Mar 15 Tue

Photography Post-processing

7:00-9:00 PM 250042 7:00-9:00 PM 250043


This course is designed for novice Photoshop Elements© users. Based on Adobe’s Photoshop Elements 11©, sessions will include practical stepby-step demonstrations led by the instructor and immediately applied by the participants. The program is heavily geared to participation, so come prepared to play! Norkam Sec. School » Jan 12-Feb 9 Tue

7:00-9:00 PM 249982


This fun, informal class will get you practising your Spanish. This program is designed for individuals who have little or no experience. You will learn basic Spanish grammar and how to read, write, and speak Spanish. The textbook is extra. Heritage House » Jan 11-Feb 4 Mon, Thu

9:00-11:00 AM 248382

South Kamloops Sec. School » Jan 11-Feb 3 7:00- 9:00 PM Mon, Wed 248383

Watercolour - Beginners


Fun and easy projects are designed to teach basic techniques and build confidence for students to paint a basic landscape or a flower. No experience needed! Must bring own supplies. South Kamloops Sec. School » Feb 9-Mar 15 7:00-9:00 PM Tue 249955

Watercolour - Open Studio


Writing - Creative Writing Workshop


This interactive course incorporates the generating of ideas, character and plot development, dialogue, and critiquing. You may sign up for an individual module or for the full five sessions. There will be several stress-free writing activities per session in a supportive atmosphere. This course is appropriate for writers of fiction and non-fiction. South Kamloops Sec. School » Jan 18-Feb 22 7:00-9:00 PM Mon 249956

This program will build on the skills learned in the beginner Spanish class or if you feel you are ready for an intermediate class. Intermediate Spanish is designed for those who want to improve their conversational skills. The textbook is extra.

Fully explore your favourite techniques from previous classes at your own pace in the open studio watercolour session. You will have the chance to review techniques from the beginner class and work independently. Guidance and gentle criticism will round out the experience.

Plot Development » Feb 1 Mon

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South Kamloops Sec. School » Jan 19-Mar 8 6:45-9:00 PM Tue 249953

Dialogue $35 » Feb 15 7:00-9:00 PM Mon 249960

Heritage House » Feb 15-Mar 10 Mon, Thu

Writing - Memoir and Creative Writing

Critiquing $35 » Feb 22 7:00-9:00 PM Mon 249959

Spanish - Intermediate $100

9:00-11:00 AM 248385

Spanish - Advanced


This class is designed to continue developing and enhancing Spanish communication skills. Previous participants of the Intermediate class can continue building their confidence with interacting in various social situations. Heritage House » Jan 11-Feb 4 Mon, Thu

11:00 AM-1:00 PM 248387

» Feb 15-Mar 10 11:30 AM-1:30 PM Mon, Thu 248388


Everyone has a story to tell, but where do you start? Join this writing workshop to get started. Instructor Sylvia Olson will discuss structure, themes, voice, character development, and more. Please bring your pens or laptops as we will be doing some writing exercises. Old Courthouse » Feb 10-Mar 9 Wed

1:00-3:00 PM 250343

Character Development $35 » Jan 25 7:00-9:00 PM Mon 249957 $35 7:00-9:00 PM 249958

COOKING Thai $45 Discover and cook traditional Thai cuisine using common ingredients such as lemon grass, ginger, and kaffir lime leaves. Sahali Sec. School » Jan 28 Thu

Date Night

6:30-9:30 PM 250354


Do something a little different! Have fun preparing a wonderful three‑course meal under the guidance of a Red Seal certified chef. The price is per couple. Some supplies required. South Kamloops Sec. School » Jan 7 6:30-9:30 PM Thu 249933 » Mar 3 Thu

6:30-9:30 PM 249934

» Mar 17 Thu

6:30-9:30 PM 249939

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Spanish - Beginner


Gluten-free Baking


This program will cover the basics of gluten-free baking. A variety of alternatives to wheat flour will be used and discussed. Participants will also take home a bag of gluten‑free baking mix. This program is offered in partnership with Interior Community Services. Mt. Paul United Church » Feb 20 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sat 250082

Learn to Cook Soups


Learn how to cook economical yet delicious soups. Be creative with minimum preparation time and ingredients. Soups are perfect for the cold winter months! This program is offered in partnership with Interior Community Services. Mt. Paul United Church » Jan 30 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sat 249936

Low Sugar in the Diet


This program will provide healthy alternatives for diabetic cooking. This program is offered in partnership with Interior Community Services. Mt. Paul United Church » Jan 16 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Sat 249932

Quinoa $45 This class showcases the versatility of quinoa. Add more of this high protein, gluten-free, super seed to your diet while you learn some new and creative recipes. Norkam Sec. School » Feb 1 Mon

Raw Foods

6:30-9:30 PM 250443


Learn how to incorporate raw food into your life. This program will cover the basics of the nutritional benefits of raw food and the basics of raw food preparation. Norkam Sec. School » Feb 22 Mon

7:00-9:00 PM 249937

Soups & Sauces

Aqua Express Circuit


Vegetarian $45

Get the best of both worlds with this high-intensity, interval-style class. Work your aerobic and anaerobic systems using circuit training in a non-impact environment. Travel from station to station using noodles, weights, and your body weight for exciting and challenging exercises while using elements of water running for recovery.

Learn to create a variety of vegetarian dishes that will satisfy even the most carnivorous taste buds!

Canada Games Aquatic Centre » Jan 14-Mar 17 6:30-7:30 AM Thu 249652

Norkam Sec. School » Jan 18 Mon

Beginner Boot Camp

Sahali Sec. School » Jan 14 Thu

6:30-9:00 PM 250355

6:30-9:30 PM 249938

DANCING Jive (Swing) Dance


This lively dance is great for all ages. It is fast moving and suitable for all decades of music. Two rhythms are taught and a variety of steps introduced at the class learning speed. Come expecting to have lots of fun! South Kamloops Sec. School » Jan 11-Mar 7 7:00-8:30 PM Mon 250442

FITNESS IN MOTION 20-20-20 $70 If you like a balanced approach to fitness, you will enjoy this class, which gives you 20 minutes of cardio, 20 minutes of strength training, and 20 minutes of core training! These workouts will help improve your cardiovascular and muscular endurance in a fun and motivational environment! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 12-Mar 15 5:15-6:15 PM Tue 249650 » Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

Fitness Class Leveling!



An introduction to the world of soups and sauces, from classic chowders to flavourful broths and sauces, including a savoury and dessert variety. Some supplies are required.

5:15-6:15 PM 249651


Are you curious about what boot camp classes are all about? This beginner-friendly, boot camp style class will give you a great full body workout while you learn fundamental movement patterns such as dead lifts, squats, lunges, and push-ups. Learn to use a variety of equipment and enjoy longer rest breaks! This is a great entry level class to our advanced boot camp class. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 13-Mar 9 5:30-6:30 PM Wed 249654

Boot Camp


Take your fitness to the next level with a heart pumping, leg burning workout! Each class will incorporate a different mode of training, ensuring a dynamic, full-body workout every time. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 11-Mar 14 5:30-6:30 PM Mon 249655

HIIT - High Intensity $52.50 Interval Training Come prepared to sweat in this fast paced class! Using tabata-style or high-intensity intervals followed by a short rest, you will be invigorated by this challenging full-body workout. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 13-Mar 16 5:15-6:00 PM Wed 249660

beginner, intermediate or advanced. All of our fitness class are rated as either s. See pg. 44 - 46 for individual course level

Total Body Blast

This is an introductory, circuit-style class that is designed for you to work at your own fitness level. You will be introduced to a variety of cardio, strength, and flexibility exercises that will help you stay strong in your daily activities!

Get a great full body workout in this dynamic and fun class! You can expect to get stronger and improve your fitness using interval style training with dumbbells, balls, BOSU®, and body weight exercises. This class is suitable for intermediate to advanced fitness levels.

Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre $63 Jan 11-Mar 14 9:30-10:30 AM Mon 250194 Jan 13-Mar 16 Wed

$70 9:30-10:30 AM 250195

Jan 15-Mar 18 Fri

$70 9:30-10:30 AM 250196

Strength Training 101


In this small group workshop-style class, you will learn the basics of strength training using a variety of equipment, including free weights, machines, bands, and balls. At the end of 10 weeks, you will have four different programs and the confidence to utilize them on your own at home or in the gym! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 13-Mar 16 10:00-11:00 AM Wed 249653

Stretch for Life

TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $63 » Jan 11-Mar 14 6:00-7:00 AM Mon 249684 » Jan 15-Mar 18 Fri

$70 6:00-7:00 AM 249685

Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre » Jan 12-Mar 15 Tue

$70 6:00-7:00 PM 249682

» Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

$70 6:00-7:00 PM 249683

NEW! TRX Combo

TRX suspension training is at the TCC! In a small group, you will learn the basics of suspension training, and move in a way that will leave you feeling challenged, strong, and inspired! Workouts will include movement in all planes of motion using the TRX, medicine balls, and kettle bells for a high-energy combo class! There is a maximum of 4 participants in each class. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $45 » Jan 12-Feb 9 12:10-12:55 PM Tue 250199 » Jan 13-Feb 3 Wed

$48 6:15-7:15 PM 250197

» Jan 13-Feb 3 Wed

$36 1:00-1:45 PM 250201

» Feb 16-Mar 15 Tue

$45 12:10-12:55 PM 250200

» Feb 17-Mar 9 Wed

$36 1:00-1:45 PM 250202

» Feb 17-Mar 9 Wed

$48 6:15-7:15 PM 250198


This is a guided stretching class that aims to improve mobility and flexibility, allowing you to have freedom of movement throughout your day. This gentle class will leave you feeling rejuvenated, with a sense of well-being. Please bring a yoga mat. Valleyview Community Hall » Jan 13-Mar 9 9:30-10:30 AM Wed 249647

Drop In Fitness Classes Looking for a drop-in fitness classes?

s are Many of our fitness classe ce available for drop-in, spa p-in permitting. Purchase a dro ! ticket and try something new

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Low Intensity Circuit


Water Running


Spin it, then HIIT it!

Do you love to run, are you looking for some cross-training, or do you have an injury? This deep water, coached, running workout will use similar tools to land-based running, including pick ups and drills, to increase your fitness in a low-impact environment. Work at your own pace for a great way to build your running base without the repetitive impact of running!


Come join the dance sensation! ZUMBA® is a fusion of Latin and international music that creates a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The dance routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that will tone and sculpt the body.

Like to sweat? Join us for 50 minutes of high-intensity spin, followed by 25 minutes of tabata-inspired highintensity intervals. Wrap up this great class with a relaxing 15-minute stretch.

Canada Games Aquatic Centre » Jan 12-Mar 29 6:30-7:30 AM Tue 249648

» Jan 11-Mar 14 Mon

Weight Room Orientations


Are you new to the weight room? Do you have questions about how to use the cardio and strength equipment? Join one of our certified fitness professionals to learn how to use the equipment safely and effectively. You will be shown proper technique for various machines and cardio equipment. Westsyde Pool & Community Centre » Jan 14 6:00-7:00 PM Thu 249782 » Feb 11 Thu

6:00-7:00 PM 249783

» Mar 10 6:00-7:00 PM Thu 249784

WOW - Women on Weights


Calling all women! Join an instructor who will introduce you to free weight and body weight exercises that will enhance your overall health and wellness. This beginner-friendly interval class combines basic cardio drills with strength training for a full body workout. Enjoy longer rest breaks while developing stamina and endurance. Be strong. Be empowered. WOW! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 14-Mar 17 6:30-7:30 PM Thu 249649

Yacht Club

$72 5:30-6:30 PM 249661

TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $80 » Jan 13-Mar 16 6:15-7:15 PM Wed 249662 Hal Rogers » Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

$80 6:00-7:00 PM 249663

SPIN Beginner Spin This 45-minute, entry level, indoor cycling class introduces the basic techniques of cycling indoors. Learn the how-tos of indoor cycling, including bike setup, riding positions, and drills. This class is designed to build confidence and fitness using simple drills to prepare you for longer classes in the future. This is a great low-impact cardiovascular workout. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $47.25 » Jan 11-Mar 14 10:15-11:00 AM Mon 249786 $52.50 » Jan 12-Mar 15 5:15-6:00 PM Tue 249787

Spin Fusion


Enjoy 50 minutes of intense cardio on the spin bike, followed by 20 minutes of core and ab work for a full-body workout. Wrap up the class with 20 minutes of stretching to improve flexibility and mobility. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 12-Mar 15 7:00-8:30 PM Tue 249664



TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 14-Mar 17 7:00-8:30 PM Thu 249665

Studio Spin Discover indoor cycling with this motivating and high-energy class. This class includes a variety of intervals and cycling drills that are guaranteed to challenge your current fitness level. Work at your own intensity through hill climbs, speed intervals, and active recovery. This is a great low-impact cardiovascular workout! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $78.75 » Jan 11-Mar 14 4:45-6:00 PM Mon 249792 $70 » Jan 12-Mar 15 9:00-10:00 AM Tue 249788 » Jan 13-Mar 16 Wed

$52.50 6:15- 7:00 AM 249791

» Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

$70 9:00-10:00 AM 249790

$70 » Jan 14-Mar 17 5:30-6:30 PM Thu 249789

Yoga Spin


Join us for 45 minutes of high intensity spin, combining different intensities and drills for a hard workout. Finish off with 45 minutes of yoga, including a series of poses woven together with breath to quiet the mind and build strength, balance, focus, and flexibility. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 11-Mar 14 7:00-8:30 PM Mon 249666


Stroller Fit

1.0 Tennis EZ Play Beginner

Enjoy a safe, low-impact class with your baby or toddler in his/ her stroller. Walk yourself back into shape with speed drills, squats, lunges, and stroller drags. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $63 » Jan 11-Mar 14 1:00-2:00 PM Mon 249794 » Jan 14-Mar 10 Thu

$56 1:00-2:00 PM 249832

Did you know? A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull. Facts: • The brain is vulnerable if you have not recovered from a concussion. • An improvement in symptoms such as headache and dizziness does not mean your brain has recovered. • Safe and proper management of concussions is to ensure full recovery of the brain before allowing an athlete to return to play. • Baseline testing of athletes prior to starting their sporting season will assess their physical and mental systems and is the safest way to return to play. For more information on concussion management please contact: Tyler Evans PT, Drake Medox Physiotherapy tevans@drakemedox.com 844-201-8267


This four-week program provides an introduction to tennis fundamentals, including basic tactics and techniques, rules, and scoring. The clinic is in partnership with the Kamloops Tennis Centre. We put the FUN in fundamentals! Kamloops Tennis Centre » Jan 11-Feb 1 6:30-8:00 PM Mon 250208

1.0 Tennis EZ Play Beginner


This four-week program provides an introduction to tennis fundamentals, including basic tactics and techniques, rules, and scoring. The clinic is in partnership with the Kamloops Tennis Centre. We put the FUN in fundamentals! Kamloops Tennis Centre » Feb 15-Mar 7 6:30-8:00 PM Mon 251282

Co-ed Ice Hockey - Beginner


Learn skating skills, stick handling, and puck control techniques and finish off the session with a scrimmage. Full gear and a CSA approved helmet are required. This program is for beginner hockey players. Memorial Arena » Jan 24-Feb 14 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Sun 250333

Co-ed Ice Hockey - Intermediate


Come on out and enhance your skills. With the focus on individual skill development and the rules of the game, this program provides a unique experience for all players. Completion of the beginner program is recommended. Full gear is required. Memorial Arena » Feb 21-Mar 13 Sun

9:00-10:30 AM 250334

Women Only Competitive Volleyball


Competitive volleyball for women only! Players sign up individually and will be placed on teams at the first session. Previous volleyball experience and an understanding of 6-2 and 5-1 rotations are required. Juniper Ridge Elem. School » Jan 12-Mar 15 6:30-9:30 PM Tue 250207

Co-ed Volleyball


All skill levels will enjoy an evening of recreational volleyball. This is a great way to keep active, have fun, and meet new people. Beginners are welcome! Marion Schilling Elem. School » Jan 14-Mar 17 7:45-9:45 PM Thu 250347

Derby Dolls - Fresh Meat


In partnership with the City, the Tournament City Derby Dolls want to teach you about the full-contact sport of flat track roller derby. If you want to learn to safely play derby, this is the class for you! A helmet and a mouth guard are required. Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre » Jan 8-Mar 25 7:15-9:00 PM Fri 250332

TRAINING & ASSESSMENTS Train Smart Package (90 minutes)


A two-part package that includes a one-on-one personal training session to discuss your goals with a personal trainer while completing a 30-minute assessment to establish your baseline fitness level. The second 60-minute session is spent learning your personalized fitness program to help you gain confidence in your exercise program. 249833

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Personal Training Add-ons Once you have completed a Train Smart package, you can add additional 60-minute personal training sessions. These appointments can be made at your convenience, whether you would like to meet regularly to help with motivation or just when you require updates to your program.

1 session


4 sessions

$250 249838, 249839

12 sessions

$690 249840, 249841

249835, 249836, 249837

Train Smart Assessment with a Kinesiologist


If you have an injury, chronic condition, or concerns about the safety of exercise, this program is designed for you! Complete a comprehensive fitness assessment and exercise program with a Kinesiologist. With focused education ranging from chronic disease to orthopaedics, working with a Kinesiologist will help you meet your fitness goals safely and effectively (program includes two 60-minute sessions). For more information, contact 250-828-3742. 250484

Train Smart with a Kinesiologist Add-ons

Personal Training vs. Kinesiology Training Personal Training is for those who want guidance in achieving their fitness goals, who have no concerns about their safety of exercise. Kinesiology training is geared towards those individuals who have specific concerns about exercise, perhaps an injury, or chronic condition.


These 60-minute training sessions are designed with you in mind. Use these sessions for ongoing support with your exercise program or update your old program to further your exercise goals! Participants must complete a Kinesiology Train Smart Assessment package prior to registering for additional sessions. 4 sessions

$280 250489

8 sessions

$540 250485

12 sessions

$780 250487

Train Smart, with a Friend!


Put a fun twist on one-on-one personal training and bring a friend! This semi-private session package with a personal trainer will help build your motivation while addressing your personal goals. The first session will include an assessment, followed by three 60-minute sessions to gain confidence in your new exercise program. 249842

Sun Run In Training Using a graduated training program, you will receive expert guidance on safely training for Canada’s Largest 10km running event the Vancouver Sun Run! Stay motivated and have fun as you run trough the winter! Heritage House January 16 - April 9 8:30 - 10:30 AM #250882


Fall is the time for change. Make a commitment to your health and wellness. Participate with others who share your passion; sport, fitness, art or music. You could participate in a fitness class, go skating and swimming all in the same day.

Reach your goals by enjoying … • Over 10 Aquatic classes and public swimming at Canada Games Pool. • Over 35 fitness classes per week at TCC and 25 at Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre and community locations. • Over 10 spin classes per week at TCC • Weights and cardio equipment at TCC and Westsyde Community Centre • Public skating at 5 arenas

Get Active, Kamloops

Let’s start a movement! The Challenge will have you completing our healthy living activities for chances to win weekly prizes and a final grand prize draw from RegTag Fitness and the City of Kamloops. In January, pick up your “Get Active, Kamloops” passport from the Tournament Capital Centre! Visit the RedTag Fitness facebook page or kamloops.ca/recreation for details!

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SCHEDULES CANADA GAMES AQUATIC CENTRE Effective January 11-March 18, 2016

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Sauna, Steam Room, and Hot Tubs

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Family Drop-in

$3.75 each (max $16)


$114 (1 punch per person)

SPECIAL RATES • Early Bird and Night Owl: $3.75 - first and last hour, Monday to Friday only. • Liquid Lunch: $3.75 - 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Monday to Friday only. • Lesson Rate: $3.75 - Enjoy a swim or soak in the hot tub while your child is in a City of Kamloops swim lesson. OTHER ADMISSION INFORMATION • A family is a maximum of two adults and all children aged 18 years and under who are related by birth, legal status, or marriage and living within the same residence. A legally dependent person with a disability will qualify regardless of age. • Please note that the family punch card can only be used for adult admission when swimming with an eligible child or a legally dependent person with a disability. • Patrons with a disability pay the age rate and their care aide is admitted for free.

All persons who are not toilet trained MUST wear a swim diaper.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Our goal is to promote a safe and positive swim. Please review with all posted safety rules and report to a lifeguard if you need assistance. Admission Policy: Children 6 years of age or under must always be accompanied in the water and be within arm’s length of a parent or other person 16 years of age or older. Ratio of children 6 years or under to parent/guardian must be no greater than three to one. Diving Boards: Children must be 7 years of age or older to use the 3m or 5m diving boards. Hot Tub, Steam Room, and Sauna: Children 12 years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (16 years or older). Waterslides: Children under 42 in. (1.07 m) in height are not permitted on the waterslide. Children 6 years of age and under who meet the height restriction must be closely supervised by an adult. Single riders only - no chains or multiple riders allowed, including parents with children. See posted “Water Slide Rules” for full details. View our Code of Conduct and Health and Safety Rules at www.kamloops.ca/swim.



WESTSYDE POOL AND COMMUNITY CENTRE Westsyde Pool is closed until September 1, 2016, for roof repairs For repair updates, visit www.kamloops.ca/swim Effective January 4-March 18, 2016

859 Bebek Road

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3-7 pm

6-10 am

3-7 pm

6-10 am

9 am-1 pm


Schedule subject to change

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SCHEDULES Tournament Capital Centre Fitness Schedule January 4 - March 18, 2016








Total Body Blast  6:00-7:00 am

Water Running  6:30-7:30 am

Studio Spin 45  6:15-7:00 am

Aqua Express Circuit  6:30-7:30 am

Total Body Blast  6:00-7:00 am

Gentle Circuit PRO  8:00-9:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Gentle Circuit  8:00-9:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Gentle Circuit PRO  8:00-9:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Gentle Circuit  8:00-9:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Gentle Circuit  9:00-10:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Studio Spin 60  9:00-10:00 am

Gentle Circuit  9:00-10:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Studio Spin 60  9:00-10:00 am

Gentle Circuit  9:00-10:00 am *GC Punch Pass Required

Aquafit (Deep)  9:00-10:00 am

Aquafit (Deep)  9:00-10:00 am

Aquafit (Deep)  9:00-10:00 am

Aquafit (Deep)  9:00-10:00 am

Aquafit (Deep)  9:00-10:00 am

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

Osteofit 1  9:45-10:45 am Aquafit (Shallow)  11:00 am-12:00 pm

Beginner Spin  10:15-11:00 am

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

Sensational  Survivors 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Osteofit 2  11:00 am-12:00 pm

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

Osteofit 1  9:45-10:45 am Strength Training 101  Small Group Training 10:00-11:00 am Sensational  Survivors 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Fit to Line Dance  10:15-11:15 am Jan 15-Feb 12

Aquafit (Shallow)  11:00 am-12:00 pm

**Aquafit Punch Pass Required

Osteofit 2  11:00 am-12:00 pm

Stretch and Relax  10:15-11:00 am Feb 19-Mar 18

For specific class schedules, class details, and course codes, see pages 36-39, 49-52 or visit www.kamloops.ca/ezreg. *Gentle Circuit classes require a track pass and a Gentle Circuit punch pass. Patrons without these passes will be subject to regular fitness drop-in fees. **Aquafit classes require a pool pass and an Aquafit punch pass. Patrons without these passes will be subject to regular fitness drop-in fees. ***Value added classes are free to TCC passholders (monthly and annual). Patrons without a membership will be subject to regular fitness drop-in fees. Please note: unless otherwise indicated, the age policy on all fitness classes requires participants (registered or drop-in) to be 13 years or older at the time of participation. Instructors and classes are subject to change without notice.

 = Mild/All levels - F or beginners or those returning to exercise after an extended absence. These classes are gentle on the joints with low to no impact.


 = Intermediate

- F or individuals who are currently exercising and are looking for a more challenging class. These classes may feature intervals, strength training, and more advanced exercises.

 = Advanced - For experienced exercisers who are looking for a high intensity class with advanced exercise technique. These classes may include high intensity intervals, cardiovascular components and strength training.

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Tournament Capital Centre Fitness Schedule January 4 - March 18, 2016 REGISTER TODAY BY CALLING 250-828-3500






Strength Intervals  12:10-12:55 pm ***Value Added

Studio Spin 45  12:10-12:55 pm ***Value Added

Core Strength  12:10-12:55 pm ***Value Added

Studio Spin 45  12:10-12:55 pm ***Value Added

HITT-High Intensity Interval Training  12:10-12:55 pm ***Value Added


TRX Combo  12:10-12:55 pm

Stroller Fit  1:00-2:00 pm

Gentle Touch Yoga  1:00-2:00 pm

Aquatic Gentle Fit  2:00-3:00 pm

Osteofit 2  12:15-1:15 pm

TRX Combo  1:00-1:45 pm

Stroller Fit  1:00-2:00 pm

Aquatic Gentle Fit  2:00-3:00 pm

Studio Spin 75  4:45-6:00 pm


Beginner Yoga  5:15-6:15 pm

Boot Camp  5:30-6:30 pm

Yoga Spin  7:00-8:30 pm

20/20/20  5:15-6:15 pm

HITT-High Intensity  Interval Training 5:15-6:00 pm

Beginner Spin  5:15-6:00 pm

Beginner Boot Camp  5:30-6:30 pm

ZUMBA® Gold Toning  6:30-7:30 pm

TRX Combo  6:15-7:15 pm

Studio Spin 60  5:30-6:30 pm

ZUMBA®  6:15-7:15 pm

WOW  (Women on Weights) 6:30-7:30 pm

Beginner Yoga  7:30-8:30 pm

Spin it then HIIT it!  7:00-8:30 pm

Spin Fusion  7:00-8:30 pm

20/20/20  5:15-6:15 pm

*Gentle Circuit, Aquafit and Value-Added Classes begin January 4, 2016. General Fitness Programming begins January 11, 2016

TCC Annual Full Facility pass holders enjoy a 50% discount on most TCC and Westsyde fitness classes. Only available when registering by phone or in person.

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Westsyde Fitness Schedule January 11 - March 18, 2016 MONDAY



Aquatic Dryland Circuit  8:00-9:00 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Drop-in only Low Intensity Circuit  9:30-10:30 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre



Aquatic Dryland Circuit  8:00-9:00 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Drop-in only Beginner Yoga  9:00-10:00 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Low Intensity Circuit  9:30-10:30 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Gentle Touch Yoga  10:15-11:15 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

ZUMBA® Gold  11:00 am-12:00 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Total Body Blast  6:00-7:00 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre


Intermediate Yoga  7:00-8:30 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

FRIDAY Aquatic Dryland Circuit  8:00-9:00 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Drop-in only

Beginner Yoga  9:00-10:00 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Low Intensity Circuit  9:30-10:30 am Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre ZUMBA® Gold Toning  11:00 am-12:00 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Total Body Blast  6:00-7:00 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Beginner Yoga  7:00-8:30 pm Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre

Community Fitness Schedule January 11 - March 18, 2016 MONDAY


WEDNESDAY Tai Chi - Beginner 8:30-9:30 am Hal Rogers

ZUMBA® Gold  11:00 am-12:00 pm Yacht Club AFTERNOON

Tai Chi - Intermediate 9:45-10:45 am Hal Rogers


Gentle Touch Yoga 1:30-2:30 pm Hal Rogers


Stretch for Life  9:30-10:30 am Valleyview Hall

 Beginner Yoga  5:00-6:00 pm Yacht Club


ZUMBA®  5:30-6:30 pm Yacht Club Beginner Yoga  5:30-6:30 pm Valleyview Hall

Intermediate Yoga 6:00-7:00 pm Hal Rogers

Yoga for Relaxation  7:15-8:15 pm Hal Rogers

ZUMBA®  6:00-7:00 pm Hal Rogers Yoga for Relaxation  7:15-8:15 pm Valleyview Hall






UNPLUG AND PLAY WEEK Throughout Kamloops Daily Events Daily Events Jan 23 - 30 2016 Find a healthy balance between technology and being active. A number of organizations offering free activities throughout the week. For information: 250-828-3611 www.literacyinkamloops.com UNPLUG AND PLAY WEEK AT THE KMA Kamloops Museum & Archives, 207 Seymour Street 9:30-4:30 Join the KMA during Unplug and Play week! Play in our unique book fortress and help us create a poetry waterfall. On January 23, join us in creating your own storybook using archival photographs and on January 30 from 1-3 to make paper beads and use them to make a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. For information: 250-828-3576 www.museum@kamloops.ca


HOCKEY DAY IN CANADA Sandman Centre TBA Saturday, February 5th Free family event! For information: www.kamloops.ca/hockeyday


KAMLOOPS INDOOR GRANFONDO AND FAMILY DAY FESTIVAL Tournament Capital Centre 10am-4pm Saturday, February 7th Free event with a full day of activities for the whole family For information: 250-828-3828





FAMILY DAY SWIM Canada Games Aquatic Centre 1:00pm-4:00pm Sunday, February 8th Enjoy a swim with your Family on this holiday Monday! For information: 250-828-3477 or swim@kamloops.ca







PRO-D SWIM Canada Games Aquatic Centre 12:00pm-3:00pm February 19th All attractions will be open for this District wide inservice day. For information: 250-828-3477 or swim@kamloops.ca PINK SWIM DAY Canada Games Aquatic Centre 8:30am-9:00pm February 24th In honour of Anti-bullying day we will colour the leisure pool pink! For information: 250-828-3477 or swim@kamloops.ca 6TH ANNUAL KAMLOOPS ARTS COUNCIL’S ART EXPOSED Kamloops Old Courthouse Cultural Centre 7 Seymour Street West 10:00am-5:00pm March 11 - 19th, 2016 (opening night: March 11, 6-8pm) KAMLOOPS ARTS COUNCIL’S ART EXPOSED IS AN ANNUAL OPEN EXHIBITION & ART SALE. Providing Emerging Local Artists Of All Ages – Youth To Senior – With Constructive Criticism And Visibility, As Well As A Chance To Build Their Resume And Compete With Peers. All Mediums Are Welcome. There will be two distinct categories: 2D (paintings, photography, drawings, etc) and 3D (sculpture, glass art, fibre art, etc). $750 in prizes will be awarded; all submissions will be displayed in the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre for the duration of the show. For information: 250-372-7323 www.kamloopsarts.com events@kamloopsarts.ca


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TEENFEST Tournament Capital Centre Mar 12 TBA FREE event including activities, speakers, workshops, and booths focusing on life and education, health and wellness, technology and gaming, fashion and beauty, and skateboarding and cool stuff. Targeting youth in grades 6-12. For information: www.teenfest.ca JAM CAN CURLING BONSPIEL Kamloops Curling Club 8:00am-5:00pm March 19th and 20th Come out and learn a new sport or practice your skills. Jam Can Curling Bonspiel for kids ages 6-13 years old. Beginners welcome. For information: Rob Nordin 250-372-5432 21ST ANNUAL SPRING BREAK EVENT Location: Canada Games Aquatic Centre 11:00am-9:00pm Mar 21-24 & Mar 29 – Apr 1 2 weeks of special events during extended public swim hours, each day has a theme! For information: 250-828-3477 or swim@kamloops.ca 2016 WOMEN’S WORLD HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS Sandman Centre Various Times March 28th-April 4th 8 team tournament For information: http://www.worldwomen2016.com.

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SKATING Winter 2015 To view current cancellations, schedules & events please visit www.kamloops.ca/arenas ADMISSION RATES Cash Only (small bills appreciated) PUBLIC SKATING/STICK & PUCK Preschool (0-4)


Child (4-13)


Youth (14-18)


Adult (19-59)


Seniors (60+)


Family (up to 4)


DROP-IN HOCKEY Adult (19-59)




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Party on the Ice! Host a party on the ice during our public skate sessions on Friday, Saturday or Sunday’s at Valleyview Arena. The $85 admission includes: 2 hour pre-determined public skate session, 3 hour private party room rental, insurance fees and 10 skate admissions. Additional skate passes to a maximum of 25 may be purchased. For more information visit www.kamloops.ca/arenas or call 828-3828 to book your party.

Did You Know?

That Brock and Valleyview Arenas allow patrons in wheelchairs on the ice during public skate sessions. Helmets are mandatory for the person in the wheelchair. The wheelchair attendants must wear a helmet and skates.

Wear a Helmet

Brain injury is the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 45. Wearing a C.S.A approved helmet is the easiest way to prevent brain injury while on the ice.


YOGA Intermediate Yoga

Beginner Yoga By practising simple yoga postures, breathing exercises, and easy movements, you will build strength and flexibility and improve your posture in a relaxed atmosphere. Learn a complete range of basic poses in this non-intimidating environment. Modifications will be provided to help you get the most out of each class, regardless of your fitness level. No experience is necessary. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre $72 Jan 11-Mar 14 5:15-6:15 PM Mon 249741 $80 » Jan 13-Mar 16 7:30-8:30 PM Wed 249742

If you have a basic understanding of yoga movements and postures and would like to continue growing in your yoga practice, then join us for this intermediate level yoga class. This class will deepen your understanding of yoga postures, breathing exercises, and meditation in a non-intimidating and rejuvenating environment. Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre $108 » Jan 11-Mar 14 7:00-8:30 PM Mon 249739 Hal Rogers » Jan 12-Mar 15 Tue

Valleyview Community Hall » Jan 11-Mar 14 Mon

$72 5:30-6:30 PM 249743

Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre $80 » Jan 12-Mar 15 9:00-10:00 AM Tue 249744 » Jan 13-Mar 16 Wed

$120 7:00-8:30 PM 249745

» Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

$80 9:00-10:00 AM 249746

Yacht Club

$80 6:00-7:00 PM 249740

“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in”. B.K.S Iyengar

Yoga For Relaxation Relax your mind while experiencing the soothing meditative qualities of yoga by linking breath with movement. This class explores basic yoga poses to promote a conscious mind/body relaxation while working to combat stress and fatigue. Poses are held longer to achieve a deep, cleansing stretch for the muscles as well as the mind. Each class will conclude with a peaceful, guided relaxation for a tranquil end to your day. Hal Rogers » Jan 12-Mar 15 Tue

$80 7:15-8:15 PM 249737

Valleyview Community Hall » Jan 14-Mar 17 Thu

$72 7:15-8:15 PM 249738

$80 5:00-6:00 PM

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Adult 55+

You can be somebody’s superhero!

What is your superpower? Are you a wiz at organizing? Do you have a nack for gardening? Or do you make a mean lasagna? Everybody is good at something. Why not share your gift with others? You can be somebody’s superhero! You can make it simple; just doing little things for your friends, family and neighbors as you are able. Or, you can register with an organization that will assist you in your quest to become a superhero. Volunteering your time is a great way to feel super! Volunteer Kamloops connects superheros just like you with opportunities to make Kamloops better! If are interested in volunteering, visit http://www.volunteerkamloops.org and go to the “current volunteer opportunities” link. You may also contact them directly 250.372.8313 and go in and meet with a member of the team to decide where your superpowers will make the biggest impact. Small acts of kindness can mean the world to somebody!

Adult 55+

This section of our Activity Gui offering progra de is committe mming to keep d active and enga the aging popu to lation ged. Don’t let the title of this fool you! The pr sectio ogramming in this section may n be enjoyed by any adult.


We’re looking for older adults

who want to be more physically active for an exciting trial program. Choose to Move (65+) Receive a customized physical activity program that is based on YOUR interests, goals, ability, and income. When you register in our program you will have a friendly, trained coach who will support you along the way. The Choose to Move program is free for the trial session but you need to register as only 12 spots are available. ActivAge™ (65+) Are you 65 or older? Wanting to get more physically active? Then ActivAge™ is for you. This fun and social program will get you moving in a relaxed and inviting class environment with likeminded people. ActivAge is FREE for the trial session but participants need to register as there are only 12 spots available. These exciting programs have been developed by the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association and the Centre for Hip Health And Mobility. The programs will be trialed in Kamloops in January 2016. If you or somebody you know might be interested in participating, please call Jen Edgecombe at 250.828.3742 for registration information.

Aqua Fit

Intermediate Tai Chi


Aquafit is a great way to engage in non-impact full body exercise that will challenge your strength and endurance with a certified aquatic fitness instructor! Join this fun, dynamic, and social class. A pool pass and Aqua Fit punch pass are required. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Deep Water » Jan 4-Mar 18 9:00-10:00 AM Mon, Wed, Fri 250205 Shallow Water » Jan 5-Mar 17 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Tue, Thu 250206

Aquatic Gentle Fit Is exercise on land hard on your joints? This class is designed using the principles of water buoyancy to support strength and cardiovascular fitness in a non-impact environment. Canada Games Aquatic Centre Jan 11-Feb 1 Mon


2:00-3:00 PM 249843


Jan 13-Feb 10 2:00-3:00 PM Wed 249844


Feb 15-Mar 14 Mon

2:00-3:00 PM 249845

Feb 17-Mar 16 Wed

2:00-3:00 PM 249846

Beginner Tai Chi



The practice of Tai Chi has been shown to improve one’s balance, body awareness, power of observation, memory, and overall well-being. Learn the first 40 Tai Chi beginner moves in a non-judgmental, supportive atmosphere, with an experienced Tai Chi instructor. Hal Rogers » Jan 13-Mar 16 8:30- 9:30 AM Wed 249849


If you are comfortable with the first 40 moves of the Tai Chi set, you may be ready for the rest of the moves in this intermediate session. Continue to improve your balance, memory, and coordination in a fun and relaxed environment. Hal Rogers » Jan 13-Mar 16 Wed

9:45-10:45 AM 249850

Fit to Line Dance


If you love music and dancing, join us for an hour of instructor-led choreographed line dancing that promises to improve your fitness, coordination, and memory! Learn the steps and practice in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 15-Feb 12 10:15-11:15 AM Fri 249659

Gentle Circuit


Designed for the beginner exerciser, this circuit covers everything from walking to strength exercises to offer a unique, fullbody workout. Combine balance, strength, and coordination training with cardio to start exercising in a safe and fun environment. Track pass and Gentle Circuit punch pass are required. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 4-Mar 18 9:00-10:00 AM Mon, Wed, Fri » Tue, Thu

8:00-9:00 AM

Gentle Circuit PRO


If you have been attending Gentle Circuit and want a challenge, give Gentle Circuit PRO a try. This circuitstyle class incorporates exercise progressions that take you to the next level of balance, strength, coordination, and endurance. Track pass and Gentle Circuit punch pass are required. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 4-Mar 18 Mon, Wed

8:00-9:00 AM

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ADULT 55+ Gentle Touch Yoga


This fun, non-intimidating, gentle yoga class includes the use of chairs and modified poses while working on bringing greater mobility and flexibility to the joints. If you are experiencing any stiffness associated with aging or injury, this class is for you! You are encourged to work at your own pace and each class will conclude with guided relaxation. Hal Rogers Jan 11-Mar 14 1:30-2:30 PM Mon 249847 TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 12-Mar 15 1:00- 2:00 PM Tue 249848 Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre » Jan 12-Mar 15 10:15-11:15 AM Tue 250203

Osteofit 1


Are you at an increased risk for osteoporosis or have you suffered a fracture in the past? Join a certified instructor to increase your fitness level safely and effectively by improving posture and balance. Build stronger muscles and bones while decreasing the risk of falls and fractures. This class is also appropriate for participants with arthritis or osteoarthritis, as well as beginner exercisers. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 12-Feb 11 9:45-10:45 AM Tue, Thu 249856 Feb 16-Mar 17 Tue, Thu

9:45-10:45 AM 249857

Osteofit 2


Safely progress your exercise from Osteofit 1 with this more challenging class, building on the principles learned in Osteofit 1. Increase your balance, strength, and coordination with exercises designed to challenge you in a safe and fun environment while managing your risk for falls and fractures! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 12-Feb 9 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Tue 249858 Jan 14-Feb 11 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Thu 249860 Jan 14-Feb 11 Thu

12:15-1:15 PM 249862

Feb 16-Mar 15 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Tue 249859 Feb 18-Mar 17 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Thu 249861 Feb 18-Mar 17 Thu

12:15-1:15 PM 249863

Stretch and Relax


Take time to focus on the mobility and flexilbility of your joints and muscles. This class will take you through a guided stretch of the whole body that will promote flexibility, mobility, breathing, and relaxation. Learn a variety of stretches for the whole body. Participants must be able to get down to the floor and back up comfortably. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Feb 19-Mar 18 10:15-11:00 AM Fri 249864

Westsyde Aquatic Dryland


While Westsyde Pool is closed, stay active with this low-impact dryland class. This class is designed to help maintain and improve endurance, strength, coordination, mobility, and balance. The instructor will encourage you to work at your own level, and the class will be modified when needed. All fitness levels are welcome. Purchase nine classes for $33.75 and get your tenth class free. Punch cards can only be purchased at Westsyde Community Centre. Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Jan 11-Mar 14 8:00-9:00 AM Mon, Wed, Fri


ZUMBA® Gold Toning


Are you looking to take your ZUMBA® workout to the next level? The ZUMBA® Gold Toning class combines the excitement and exhilaration of a traditional ZUMBA® class with strength training. Join the movement and help build muscle strength, mobility, posture, and coordination. Specifically adapted for the active older adult or beginner exerciser, this class combines all the benefits of fitness with the fun atmosphere of ZUMBA®! TCC - Tournament Capital Centre Jan 12-Mar 15 6:30-7:30 PM Tue 249855 Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre Jan 15-Mar 18 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Fri 249854

ZUMBA® Gold ZUMBA® Gold targets the largest growing segment of the population baby boomers. It takes the ZUMBA® formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active aging participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all of the elements the ZUMBA® fitness party is known for - zesty Latin music like salsa, merengue, cumbia, and reggaeton; exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and an invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Yacht Club

$72 Jan 11-Mar 14 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Mon 249851 Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre $80 Jan 13-Mar 16 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Wed 249852

Keep On Moving designated exercise programs are a safe and fun way to keep yourself active. Fitness classes are identified with the logo throughout the activity guide. For more information, please visit www.keeponmoving.ca

This all-women, cancer-specific exercise program will provide you with a safe way to exercise in all stages of treatment and recovery. You will work one-on-one with an exercise professional to create an exercise program specific to you, followed by six weeks of twiceweekly, supervised group exercise sessions. For more details, please contact 250-828-3742.

SPORTS Drop-in Badminton Punch Card


Everyone is welcome to join in the fun sport of badminton. Bring your racquet and enthusiasm. Punch cards can be purchased for $30 at the TCC, Westsyde Pool, and Kamloops Museum & Archives. TRU - Thompson Rivers University » Jan 4-Mar 28 9:30-11:30 AM Mon » Jan 8-Mar 25 Fri

9:30-11:30 AM

Drop-in Table Tennis Punch Card


Everyone is welcome to join us in playing table tennis. It is a great way to get some physical activity in a low‑impact sport and meet new friends. Punch cards can be purchased for $30 at the TCC, Westsyde Pool, and Kamloops Museum & Archives. Westsyde Neighbourhood Centre » Jan 7-Mar 31 Thu

7:15-9:00 PM

Drop-in Pickleball Punch Card


Pickleball is a cross between badminton and table tennis. It uses a lightweight wooden paddle and a whiffle ball. Learn the basic skills, techniques, and rules of the game with an emphasis on fun. Punch cards can be purchased for $30 at the TCC, Westsyde Pool, and Kamloops Museum & Archives. Juniper Ridge Elementary School » Jan 11-Mar 14 6:30-9:00 PM Mon TRU - Thompson Rivers University » Jan 4-Mar 28 8:00-10:00 AM Mon » Jan 6-Mar 30 Wed

8:00-11:30 AM 250238

» Jan 8-Mar 25 Fri

8:00-10:00 AM

TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 3-Mar 27 7:00-10:00 AM Sun Dufferin Elem. School » Jan 5-Mar 15 7:00-9:00 PM Tue

Pickleball: Ladies’ Night $30 Punch Card This drop-in program is designed for women. Play pickleball in a fun and social environment. Punch cards can be purchased for $30 at the TCC, Westsyde Pool, and Kamloops Museum & Archives.

Pickleball: Beginner


Participants will be introduced to the sport of pickleball (a cross between badminton and table tennis). Learn the basic skills, techniques, and rules of the game, with an emphasis on fun! Registration is required for this program. Juniper Ridge Elem. School » Jan 7-Mar 10 7:00-9:00 PM Thu 250236

Pickleball Drills & Skills - Beginner


This clinic is for beginners new to the game. Participants will learn the rules as well as serving, drop shots, volleying, and lobs. Handouts, paddles, and balls will be provided. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Feb 7 1:00-4:00 PM Sun 250344

Pickleball Drills & Skills - Intermediate


This clinic is for intermediate and advanced players who want to focus on improving their game. Drills will include drop shots, volleying, lobbing, serving, return of serve, and shading. Advanced offence and defence strategies will be reviewed. Level 3.0 and above skill level is required. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Feb 7 1:00-4:00 PM Sun 250345

Twin Rivers Education Centre » Jan 5-Mar 15 6:00-9:00 PM

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Sensational Survivors


Strategic Health Alliance

VASCULAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Prevention • Work on improving your fitness and cardiovascular health with the VIP team of Registered Nurses, Physiotherapists and Exercise Specialists • Supervised Track Walking, Gym program, Strength and Flexibility sessions are designed for those who have heart or vascular disease, are recovering from a heart event or heart surgery, or are at risk for cardiovascular disease. • Interactive Information Sessions cover topics such as Nutrition, Medications, Exercise and your Heart and more. • To participate in this program please speak to your physician for a referral.

PULMONARY REHABILITATION • This 6-week supervised exercise and education program is designed for those with a diagnosis of COPD, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, Chronic Asthma or other lung related difficulties • Increase your aerobic conditioning, strength and breathing techniques to improve your quality of life under the supervision of a Physiotherapist and Respiratory Therapist at the Tournament Capital Centre • To participate in this program please speak to your Physician or Nurse Practitioner for a referral



• 4 week interactive program for people with Pre-Diabetes and newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes.

• Have you been diagnosed with High Blood Pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Depression, or Anxiety? Are you ready to make positive changes but not sure where to start? On Track will help you to improve your health through supervised exercise sessions & lifestyle change. This 12 week, doctor referred program consists of walking, strength training, goal setting and information sessions.

• Certified Diabetes Educators will guide you towards a healthier lifestyle focusing on nutrition and selfmanagement. • Fitness Instructors will lead you in a short session of exercise, at a beginner level. • A physician referral is required for this program. For more information please call the Diabetes Education Program at 250-314-2457

• Our multidisciplinary team of exercise and clinical specialists will work with you to improve your physical and mental health in a fun and supervised environment at the Tournament Capital Centre. Speak to your doctor for a program referral or for more information please contact 250-828-3742

For more information please contact: 250 314-2727

The Strategic Health Alliance is a relationship between the City of Kamloops and Interior Health. The exercise programs delivered through this innovative partnership offer individuals with chronic conditions a way to get moving using the clinical expertise of medical staff in a recreation setting. All Strategic Health Exercise programming is by Physician referral. FOR REFERRAL FORMS, PLEASE VISIT


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Interior BC


The provincial network of not-for-profit regional centres collaborate to support increased sport participation and improved sport performance throughout BC. These multi-sport centres are commited to developing sport at all levels by integrating athlete services, coaching education and physical literacy opportunities. We service Kamloops, 100 Mile House, Merrit, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke, Golden and all areas in between throughout the interior region. PacificSport Interior BC would like to thank the Province of British Columbia and ViaSport BC for their support of our BC-based sport initiatives at all stages of the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) continuum.

Did you Know? Rio de Janeiro will host the Olympic and Paralympic games from 5 to 21 August and 7 to 18 September 2016 respectively. Rio de Janeiro is the first South American city to host the games, and only the third city in the southern hemisphere after Melbourne and Sydney.

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A COACH? Check out our Coach Enhancement Ad on page 60 for more information!


Scott Nabata Age: 20 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Men’s Artistic Gymnast, Scott Nabata, trains at the Kamloops Gymnastics Trampoline Cheer Club, under Head Coach Mr. Takahashi (Mr. T), and is working toward his dream of competing at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics! Scott has been a National Team member for 6 years at the Age Group and Senior levels, has been a National and Elite Canada Medalist on Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bars and Pommel Horse and has helped qualify a team to the Pan Am Games. Currently at Thompson Rivers University in his 3rd year of Sciences, Scott is majoring in Chemical Biology, in hopes of being either a Dentist or Chiropractor. Future goals beyond the Olympics include the 2017 World Championships, in Montreal, and FISU Games in Taipei, China. Good luck in 2016 and beyond, Scott!

910 McGill Road Kamloops BC V2C 6N6 Fax 250-828-3619 Look for us on Facebook Facebook.com/Pacificsport Interiorbc www.pacificsportinteriorbc.com

Carolynn Boomer General Manager 250-828-3344 cboomer@pacificsport.com

Eryn Bulmer Barrett Sport Performance Coordinator 250-828-3583 ebarrett@pacificsport.com

Katie Klassen Sport Participation Coordinator/ Operation Red Nose Coordinator 250-320-0650 kklassen@pacificsport.com

Josée Warren Sport Development Coordinator Merritt Office 250-315-1075 jwarren@pacificsport.com

Check out ourPrograms! Available to all members of the community.

PacificSport centres offer a variety of programs and services for BC-based athletes at all stages of the Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) continuum.

Sport Participation and Development Grassroots programs that support physical literacy and ensure that Interior BC youth have the opportunity to be inspired by sport and lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Sport Performance and Leadership High-performance programs that provide BC athletes and coaches access to training facilities, innovative sport science techniques, and support services to provide every advantage to win medals for Canada.

Education and Advocacy Opportunities for sport education at all levels of the CS4L pathway including current and interactive seminars, workshops, and conferences that assist in furthering community sport development and performance.

Support and Resources Specialized equipment, technology innovations, and grants to assist with the transfer and acquisition of knowledge, technical, and tactical implementation as well as the administrative progress of local sport organizations.

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For more information or to register for any of these programs, contact PacificSport at 250-828-3583, or visit our website: www.pacificsportinteriorbc.com. Group/team rates are available for most programs: $100 for a group of 8-12

$150 for a group of 12-15

Contact PacificSport for more details!

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Road to Rio Olympic Hopeful Spotlight

PacificSport Interior BC

Powering Sport What We Do


Rio 2016 Olympic Team Member Congratulations Catharine Pendrel Age: 34 Cross-Country Mountain Biking

2-time Cross Country Mountain Biking World Champion, Catharine Pendrel, will get the chance to compete at her 3rd Olympic Games next summer in Rio 2016! Pendrel, 34, was pre-selected for one of two available spots on the squad and did what was required of her to earn a ticket to Brazil next August— she was the No. 1 Canadian and had a topfive finish at the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships in Vallnord, Andorra, on Sept. 5, 2015. Wishing Catharine the best of success in training and preparations this coming year! Kamloops will be cheering you on all the way!

Open to all athletes, coaches, parents, and weekend warriors. Workshops are FREE for all IPS and PacificSport­-registered athletes and coaches. For a complete listing of all sport performance programs, workshops, and new additions to the calendar, please go to www. pacificsportinteriorbc.com/index. php?p=3_1

Developing the Characteristics of a Winning Team


Attitudes are contagious - is yours worth catching? When athletes commit to achieving excellence in everything they do in training and apply the same focus and determination to training as they do in competing, they create an environment of excellence in their training group or club. Learn more about the mental skills athletes and coaches must develop every day and in every training session for competition success. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Feb 25 6:30-8:00 PM Thu 250482

Healthy Meals & $20 Snacks: Interactive Cooking Workshop Are you an athlete or parent on the run? Need new ideas for quick, healthy meals and snacks? In this interactive cooking workshop, you will learn more about simple, healthy meal and snack recipes, and what you need to have on hand to create them, with special guest presenter, registered dietitian Sheryl Giudici. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Mar 9 6:30-8:30 PM Wed 250383

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If you have a group of 10 people or more, we would be happy to arrange a workshop for your organization. Prices may vary depending on facilitator travel and fees. For more information or to book a workshop, contact Eryn at ebarrett@pacificsport.com or call 250-828-3583.

Anti-Doping: Drugs, Supplements, and Sports


Attention: sport organizations, parents, athletes, and coaches of junior elite and high performance level athletes. Join us for an informative presentation from the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport on what every athlete and coach needs to know about the new (2015) Canadian Anti-Doping Program. Contact the Sport Performance Coordinator for club/group rates at 250-828-3583. TCC - Tournament Capital Centre » Jan 20 7:00-8:00 PM Wed 250382

Sports First Aid

$90 + GST

Participants are introduced to spirt injury prevention and onsite management of sports-related injuries. Topics covered include roles and responsibilities, emergency planning, prevention of injuries, recognition and control of lifethreatening situations, and common sports injuries. A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 7.0 PE/A2 CMTBC Continuing Education credits. Register at www.sportmedbc.com/ events or call Stefanie at 604-2943050, ext. 107. » Feb 20 Sun

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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The Nancy Greene Ski League (NGSL)

» “FUNdamental” stage of ski racing for children 5-12 years of age. Field Testing Kit 18+ yrs » Introduces basic skiing techniques and skills and develops the ABCs Coach Training (agility, balance, coordination, The field testing kits provide strength/speed). the necessary tools for service providers to assess the physiological » Children have the option of participating in the HUB parameters of their athletes using Best Practice as well as system International Nancy Greene alignment with the Canadian Sport Festival and zone competitions. for Life model. These kits are equipped to do a general battery Programs run on Sundays from the of tests to assess leg power, speed, first week of January to the end of balance, coordination, muscular March. endurance, and aerobic power. For more information, contact Pam Jacoby (NGSL rep) at Video Analysis and 18+ yrs pjjacoby@shaw.ca.

Dartfish Training

These workshops provide instruction on enhanced performance feedback through effective use of video technology. Coaches will leave the workshop with resources and access to video analysis equipment. Topics covered will include: • • •

How biomedical principles drive performance analysis; Choosing the right video equipment; and Video analysis best practices, from taping to review.

Affiliated SportS ALPINE SKIING

Sun Peaks Alpine Ski Club Our goal is to promote alpine sports as healthy, enjoyable activities for persons of all ages and abilities, while focusing on building character athletes through the sport of alpine ski racing. Go to www.sunpeaksracers. ca to explore our NGSL, U12A-U14, and U16 programs. Check us out on Facebook at Sun Peaks Racers!

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U12 Accelerated-U14 Program » This is the next step after completing the Nancy Greene Ski League (NGSL) program. » Open to all athletes ages 10-13 to develop racing and skiing skills and progress according to ability. » Experienced coaches provide a strong technical foundation. » A low-stress, low-cost program, with zone competitions. » Program runs weekly from mountain opening to the end of ski season (November-March).

U16-U18 Program » Further develops competition and skiing skills for athletes from ages 14-17. » Province-wide competitions through TECK Open Series (BC Alpine). » Experienced coaches provide a strong technical foundation.

Harper Mountain Ski Club Rio Tinto Alcan Nancy Greene Ski League Ages 4-12 Program Coordinator: Krista Gill harperskiclub@gmail.com Visit www.harpermountain.com for more information. » The Harper Mountain Ski Club (HMSC), established in 1973, offers alpine ski racing instruction for children ages 4-12 in a fun, family-oriented atmosphere. » Club members participate in the Nancy Greene Ski League and are taught alpine ski racing utilizing the Husky Snow Star Program (Canada’s National Alpine Ski Skill Development Program) by certified ski instructors/coaches. » HMSC offers a freestyle program for kids ages 8-14 (limited space available). The freestyle program is geared towards kids possessing advanced skier ability who would like to try an alternative to alpine racing. Moguls, park, pipe, aerials, and big mountain disciplines will be explored and their various techniques taught in a fun and engaging atmosphere by certified park and freestyle instructors. » Both programs (alpine racing and freestyle) will offer the athletes an opportunity to compete against other clubs at various mountains throughout the Interior (competing is not mandatory). The HMSC winter season programs run Sundays, January through March, from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm at Harper Mountain (a 20-minute drive from Kamloops). Club fees: $375

For more information, contact Lisa Smillie at lisasmillie@telus.net.

Children tell us that not having the skills to play is one major reason why they drop out of physical activity and organized sport.

Kamloops Track and Field Club Head Coach: Oleg Bondarchuk (all events) National Throws Centre Coach: Dr. Anatoly Bondarchuk BC Regional Middle Distance Coach: Gary Reed, Olympian Office: 250-851-2512 www.kamloopstrackandfield.ca About Us The Kamloops Track and Field Club has a proud history of producing successful athletes. We currently employ a full-time Head Coach, Regional Middle Distance Coach, a National Throws Coach, and many part-time coaches to ensure quality programs from the grassroots to the high-performance athlete, as well as a Masters program. We are committed to ensuring that all participants have a positive experience! Training Facilities September to March TCC Fieldhouse April to August - Hillside Stadium Programs » Cross-country - Middle Distance (All Ages): Fitness-based training for any athlete (3 days/week). » Track Rascals (Ages 6-8): Track and field fundamentals and fun (6 weeks, 1 day/week, Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 pm). » Junior Development (Ages 9-12): Introduction to track and field and basic skills (15-16 weeks, 2-3 days/week), Tuesdays and Thursdays. » Midget (Ages 13-15): Advanced training opportunities. No attendance rules (15-18 weeks, 4-5 days/week). » Juvenile, Junior, Senior (Ages 16+): Specialized training opportunities. Mandatory attendance (16-18 weeks, 5 days/ week). » Masters (Ages 35+): All-round training. All events are covered (3 days/week).

Registration For information on winter programs, visit www.kamloopstrackandfield.ca or call Head Coach, Oleg Bondarchuk, at 250-819-1512.


Coach: Ray Chadwick rchadwick@tru.ca The TRU WolfPack baseball team plays all of its games at Norbrock Stadium, located on McArthur Island. Home games are played as double headers, usually on Saturdays and Sundays. League play starts in March and finishes in April, with an exhibition schedule in the fall.


Contact: Ken Olynyk kolynyk@tru.ca Coach: Tallon Milne www.kamloopsbasketball.com Girls - Grade 6-12 Six sessions Coach: Scott Reeves Kamloops Basketball Academy More information and registration forms at www.kamloopsbasketball.com.


Kamloops Canoe and Kayak Club Shumway Lake www.kamloopscanoeandkayakclub.ca For club information, email: info@kamloopscanoeandkayakclub.ca. Club President: Beth Morgan 250-851-9862 BC Regional Coach: Stan Marek The goal of our club is to promote and compete in the sport within a fun, healthy, and safe environment. Sprint canoe and kayak racing are very successful Canadian sports and our athletes continue to medal at the Olympic Games. Sprint racing is a great form of exercise that instills discipline, determination, and a good work ethic, skills that athletes will utilize the rest of their lives. Members of our club train for and race in Canoe Kayak BC-sanctioned events in both canoes and kayaks. We primarily compete in sprint races (200 m to 6 km). Our athletes can race in single, double, and/or four-person canoes and kayaks. Levels of competition vary from recreational to highly competitive. We offer learn to race and competitive programs as well as summer camps. For more information, please visit our website.

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Overlander Ski Club Cross-country Skiing Coach: Dana Manhard 250-573-6024 dmanhard@shaw.ca www.overlanderskiclub.com Programs commence October 8, see website for details. Programs » Ski League ages 5-8 » Ski League ages 8-12 » Junior Development ages 12-20 Annual program » Masters program ages 20+ » Introductory or skill development lessons for all ages and abilities For more information on any programs, visit www.overlanderskiclub.com. The programs offer age-specific skills following the Cross Country Canada development model. Cross-country skiing is a “lifetime” sport suitable for individuals and families of all ages and abilities.



Curl BC Consultant Coach: Brenda Nordin bnordin@curlbc.ca 250-319-6038 McArthur Island Curling Club www.mcarthurislandcurlingclub.com 250-554-1911 micc1@telus.net Kamloops Curling Club 700 Victoria Street Kamloops BC V2C 2B6 www.kamloopscurlingclub.com 250-372-5432 rob@kamloopscurlingclub.com


Riptech Diving Coach: Asha Atkinson Info@riptech.ca www.riptech.ca 250-320-0436

Dive Right In! With Riptech Diving Recreational to competitive programs for ages 5 and up. Introductory program for beginners. Learn the fundamentals of diving in a fun and safe environment. Individuals progress at their own rate. Instructors focus on developing coordination, flexibility, strength, fitness, posture, listening skills, concentration, and, of course, FUN! Prerequisite: participants must be able to swim comfortably in deep water. Competitive programs by invitation only. Unless you are transferring from another club or from advanced gymnastics/trampoline, we require all divers to start in Fun Dive. Programs run year­-round with registration ongoing.

Kamloops Skating Club www.kamloopsskatingclub.com 250-554-4944 Find us on Facebook - Kamloops Skating Club President: Andrea Veitch kcspresident@hotmail.ca Registrar: Rhonda Rowland kcsregistrar@hotmail.ca Programs offered: Preschool - ages 3-5 A 10‑week Learn to Skate program. CanSkate - ages 5-12 A 10-week Learn to Skate program. Skaters work at their own level and progress through the Skate Canada badge system at their own pace. Junior Academy Program Advanced CanSkate Program Prepares the skater for advancing into the StarSkater program. StarSkaters (Test and Competitive) Contact the club for more information on this program.


Possibilities play at KGTC. Participate, learn, and laugh in our incredible indoor playground! Kamloops Gymnastics/Trampoline Centre Tournament Capital Centre 910 McGill Road 250-374-6424 info@kgtc.ca www.kgtc.ca To PLAY GYMNASTICS, check out our website at www.kgtc.ca. Programs are available for various ages and a full range of participation levels.

DROP-IN PROGRAMS Small and Tall Drop-in (14 months-3.5 yrs) Adult participation required. Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am-12:00 noon Just Me Drop-in (3-5 yrs) Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am-12:00 noon SPRING SESSION OPTIONS (April 19-June 19) ACTIVE START PROGRAMS Registered Programs: Squiggles (Adult with child) Active Kids (3-5 yrs) Pre-K (4.5-5 yrs) Gym and Swim (3.5-5 yrs) NEW - KGTC Playtime 1 hour and 45 minute program (3.5-5 yrs) SCHOOL-AGED RECREATION/ DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS 2 in 1 Flyers (K-Grade 1) Recreational (BeginnerIntermediate) Skill Builders Advanced Recreational High School for Girls Intro to Power Tumbling Gym Sport (Try-it program - varies in session time) All in 1 for Boys (includes trampoline, artistic, and Parkour)

TRAMPOLINE SPECIFIC PROGRAMS Level 1-2 (8+ yrs) Rockets CROSS TRAINING OPTIONS Freestyle Fridays Gymnastics for Parkour (12+) Recreational Cheer Ladies Stretch and Strength Adult Drop-in (18+) KGTC OFFERS Pro-D Day Camps Seasonal Camps Parents’ Nights Out School Field Trips Birthday Parties Community Group Events Contact info@kgtc.ca for information and bookings. TEAM TRAINING Performance Display Groups COMPETITIVE TEAMS Womens’ Artistic Gymnastics Mens’ Artistic Gymnastics Trampoline Gymnastics Visit www.kgtc.ca, email info@kgtc. ca, or see KGTC member services for specific program information, schedules, and bookings!

Did you know?

The five Olympic rings represent the five major regions of the world – Afr ica, the Americas, Asia, Europ e and Oceana, and every national flag in the world includes one of the five colors, which are (from lef t to right) blue, yellow, bla ck, green, and red.

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Practices are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre. We have Competitive, Recreational, High Performance, Learn to Skate, and Learn to Speed Skate programs. All ages and abilities welcome.

Kamloops Classic Swimming is dedicated to providing the best available teaching, coaching, training, and competitive opportunities to all levels of swimmers at an affordable cost.

Kamloops Long Blades Speed Skating Club Coach Coordinator: Sandi Vyse 250-573-4517 or 250-851-1481 Email: speedskate@shaw.ca www.kamloopslongblades.com

New and improved Skating and Speed Skating Lessons! Fee is $75, payable by cash or cheque. Learn to Skate Thursdays: 6:30-7:00 pm Eight sessions Start dates: October and January Club Programs Registration is ongoing Recreational and Competitive practice twice a week, and High Performance four times per week. Try it once before joining the club. Early bird and family discounts available. Speed skates included with registration.

Kamloops Classics Swimming Head Coach: Brad Dalke www.swimkamloops.com admin@swimkamloops.com Canada Games Pool 910 McGill Road 250-828-3660

Learn to Swim with SwimSkill Lesson Program Our learn to swim program (for ages 5‑12) focuses on stroke development. Register online at www.swimkamloops.com or by phone at 250-828-3660. $130 for sixteen 45-minute sessions (great value at $10.83/hour). Winter Session - All Levels *Mondays and Wednesdays, Jan 11-Mar 7, 3:30 and 4:15 pm *Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan 12-Mar 3, 3:45, 4:30, and 5:15 pm (no lessons Feb 8) Mini-Meet - All swimmers Wed, Mar 9, 3:30-5:00 pm

Please see our website for registration forms and information at www.kamloopslongblades.com.

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Club Swimming Whether your young athlete is looking for a sport for personal development and fun, or looking for a competitive sport they can grow into, Club Swimming is a great choice! This year-round training program is for all ages and levels. The coaching staff are professionally certified, and athletes have regional/ provincial/national competition opportunities. Kamloops Lifesaving Sport Group • The only sport where skills are learned for humanitarian purposes and then applied to competition. • Tests a lifesaver’s skills in rescue, accident prevention, and emergency care • A sport that is built on strong swim skills. • Builds confidence, teaches teamwork, and is perfect for those who want to add an extra dimension to his/her swimming. This innovative sport will be offered three days a week through the swim year. Please see www.swimkamloops.com for more information.

FREE ONE-WEEK TRIAL ANY TIME! Ongoing registration at www.swimkamloops.com, or call 250-828-3660.



Kamloops Sunrays Synchronized Swimming President: Mandy Curtis www.kamloopssynchro.com kamloopssunrays@gmail.com Do you love to dance? Are you interested in gymnastics? Are you artistic? Expressive? Do you like to swim? Then synchronized swimming is for you!


Masters Swimming For swimmers 19 years of age or older who want to improve their swimming skills and stamina, here’s an opportunity to meet and make new friends, compete, and travel. Mon, Wed, 6:30-7:30 pm Fri, 6:00-7:00 am


Kamloops Tennis Centre Regional Head Coach: Kelly Hubbard www.kamloopstennis.com info@kamloopstennis.com 250-372-1783 Junior Tennis Programs Ages 5-17 Adult Tennis Programs Adult programs run year-round. For more information, visit www.kamloopstennis.com or call 250-372-1783.

The Kamloops Sunrays offer fun and affordable introductory, recreational, and competitive swimming programs for swimmer aged 6-96! Free See-it, Try-it Sessions See what synchronized swimming is all about at one of our FREE See-it, Try-it sessions, starting in January. Wed, Jan 6, 6:00-7:00 pm Sat, Jan 9, 12:00-1:00 pm Sat, Jan 16, 12:00-1:00 pm Sun, Jan 23, 12:00-1:00 pm Sun, Jan 30, 12:00-1:00 pm *Schedule is subject to change. Intro To Synchro Classes Winter session - Jan 4-Mar 12 Mondays and/or Wednesdays* 6:00‑7:30 pm and/or Saturdays 9:00-10:30 am. Pick 10 weeks of one class per week for only $127. Pick 10 weeks of two classes per week for only $255. Visit our web page for more information on our club and the programs we offer: www.kamloopssynchro.com

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Royal Canadian Army Cadets 2305 RCAC meets Mondays from 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm at the Cadet Hall at 169 Briar Ave.

Cadets Parade: 6:00pm

Boys & Girls 12 - 18 years old are welcome to enroll Uniforms are loaned at no charge • Map & Compass • Field Craft • Biathlon • Adventure Training • First Aid • Marksmanship • Drill • Band The purpose of the Cadet Program is to develop the attributes of good citizenship and leadership, to promote physical tness and to stimulate an interest in the activities of the Canadian Forces.

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Join Guiding Today!

Sparks 5-6

Brownies 7-8

Guides 9-12

Pathnders 12-15



Fun Friendship Teamwork International Travel Community Service Leadership



Adventure Scholarships

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YMCA YWCA Violence Against Women Intervention and Support Services

• Y Women’s Emergency Shelter 250.374.6162 Text: 250.682.7931 • Children Who Witness Abuse Program 250.376.7800 • Outreach Services Program 250.320.3110

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TAKE YOUR SKATING TO THE NEXT LEVEL POWER SKATING Hockey players - improve your strength, speed and agility on the ice!

Winter sessions begin

the week of January 4th, 2016

www.vvsc.ca Check our website to register online or by mail

2016 Registration open to children born in 1999-2011

For more info visit the website or contact the Registrar at registrar@kamloopsminorbaseball.ca kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500


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We welcome you to the Kamloops Christian School

Early Learning Centre We provide an enriched, safe and stimulating environment where children will develop emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual, and social skills that will prepare them for life.

The programs we offer:

• Childcare (ages 1–5yrs) • Preschool • Montessori Preschool • Junior Kindergarten • Out-of-School Care • School Aged Summer Programs All our programs are staffed by certified, experienced Early Childhood Educators and Assistants. We are a licensed group childcare centre.


Early Learning Centre 750 Cottonwood Avenue Kamloops, BC V2B 3X2



You told yourself‌ You’d get out more. In Juniper West you can, because the best action in town is just steps from your door. Juniper West is a planned neighbourhood featuring single family lots and multi-family options with stunning views of the city and river valley. Nearby nature trails, a park, school and community market are all steps away, while quick-commute access means less time coming and going and more time doing the things you want.

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Call: 778-471-2981 or email: info@juniperwest.com


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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR VALUED SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR HELPING KEEP 1400+ KIDS PLAYING HOCKEY! For weekend game schedules, tournament dates, team and division information, plus more, check out our website at

www.kamloopsminorhockey.com Join us on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 for our annual


(Recreational Division Championship Games) 2016/2017 Season Registration opens online for RETURNING players February 1st (New & Transferring Player Registrations will be accepted starting June 1st)

ONLY Y $325 $325

Email inquiries to: kamhockey@telus.net Phone: 250.376.1788 • Fax: 250.376.1799







Come and be a part of one of Canadian’s favourite pastimes –


The Kamloops River City Racers Club (RCR) offers recreational and competitive programs for the skating enthusiast wishing to learn how to skate or more uniquely, how to speed skate! Qualified coaches & master mentors provide a safe, team oriented, EASY and FUN environment to help YOU learn fundamental techniques & skills through games, drills & interclub competitions. RCR will be providing the learn to skate + learn to speed skaters with all the equipment needed: helmet, speed skates, neck guard & knee pads. (first come first served!)

We are offering a FREE OPEN SKATE at MacArthur Island Park on Sunday, December 6, 3-4pm and Sunday, January 10, 6-7pm Come and try on and try out speed skates on the ice; meet the coaches and some of our more experienced speed skaters; as well as register for the winter sessions.

Kids Learn to Skate: (must be 4 years or older) Winter: 8 classes from January 14 – March 3 2016 Thursday’s @ McArthur Island Park 5:30 pm – 6 pm $90 with equipment; $70 without equipment

Intro to Speed Skating: (kids and adults welcome!) Winter: 8 classes from January 14 – March 3 2016 Thursday’s @ McArthur Island Park 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm $100 with equipment; $80 without equipment

Experienced Speed Skaters: September – March 2015 McArthur: Thursday: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Friday: 6:30 am – 7:30 am Sunday: TBA Price TBA

For more information please contact Cathy at 250.374.5430 speedskatingkamloops@shaw.ca visit our website www.kamloopsspeedskating.com

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Where Wherethe t music begins! Reg Register For Music Lessons Today. Guitar, Piano, Drums, Sax, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Bass,Bass, Sax, Flute, Trumpet, Trumpet, Violin, Clarinet ,Voice and More! Mandolin, Clarinet, Dobro, Voice and More!

Why W h Choose Long & McQuade? Music lessons for all ages, stages and styles. Professional instructors make learning fun. Convenient lesson times for busy families. No Registration Fees. Affordable Instrument Rentals. Yamaha group Yama music classes are available children and up. a free demo. Yamaha Junior Group Classes - Intro tofor music for3Ages 3 &Call up.for FREE DEMOS!

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Learn to Skate with the Best! • Coach Heather Ansley ~ Team Leader For Skate Canada • Coach Dennis Bryan ~ Coach and Choreographer • Teaching all levels and disciplines of skating for ages 3 & up • Programs include Learn to Skate, Freestyle, Ice Dance & Pairs • Private, Semi Private & Group lessons REGISTRATION AT McArthur Island Sports Centre

December 1 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | December 2 • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm December 9 • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | December 14 • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Next program starts Jan. 6 & 7 Visa, Mastercard or Debit

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Our learn-to-swim program (for ages 5-12) focuses on stroke development.


Whether your young athlete is looking for a sport for personal development and fun, or looking for a competitive sport they can grow into, Club Swimming is a great choice! This year-round training program is for all ages and levels. The coaching staff are professionally certified, and athletes have regional/provincial/ national competition opportunities.



Monday & Wednesday

SPACE IS LIMITED Full registration online at

swimkamloops.com (250) 828-3660

January 11th - March 7th 3:30 or 4:15 pm

Visa/MC Accepted

$130 130 - 1166 llessons essons

Tuesday & Thursday January 12th - March 2nd 3:45pm, 4:30pm or 5:15pm *No class on Holidays - February 8th

MINI-MEET FUN DAY March 9th - 3:30 - 5:00 pm

Becom ea Comm un Lifesa ity ver!

Kamloops Lifesaving Sport Group A Sport with Humanitarian Purpose! • AGES 11-19 with some prior swim experience (be able to swim 25m continuously) • Sept-June; Tues & Thurs(6-7:30pm), Fri(5-6:30pm), Sat(6:15-8:30am) • Become a stronger swimmer while developing a useful set of lifesaving skills • Competition events: Object Carry, Line Throw, Obstacle Swim, Manikin Tow & Simulated Emergency Response • Out-of-pool training such as AED usage, CPR, and choking response • Job & Community Service opportunities • For more information, click on “lifesaving sport” under the Programs tab at www.swimkamloops.com

For more information on Kamloops Lifesaving Sport Group and Kamloops Classic Swimming programs call 250.828.3660 email info@swimkamloops.com

or click


kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500


Ka Kamloops Healthy Weights fo o Children for

Shapedown BC Shapedown BC: A FREE program for children en and teens (aged 6-17) and their families SHAPEDOWN BC is a family based group program that helps children and teens, and their families, achieve a healthier lifestyle. HOW DOES IT WORK? Through aged based group programs and individualized support, the Kamloops Shapedown team of a Registered Dietitian, Fitness Instructor, Registered Social Worker and Pediatrician, helps families to make positive changes in eating habits, activity level, parenting skills and self-esteem. HOW DO I JOIN? Ask your family Doctor, Pediatrician, or Nurse Practitioner to send us a referral. Or contact us for more information. Kamloops Healthy Weights for Children

Shapedown BC Sha Public Health 519 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2T8 PH: 250.851.7300 | FAX: 250.851.7301 www.interiorhealth.ca/Shapedown


Winter/Spring Sessions start rtt FFebruary ebruaar y 11st st • Active Kidz Gymnastics (14 mths- 5 yrs) • Recreational Gymnastics (6+ yrs) • Performance Gymnastics • Developmental Gymnastics (boys & girls) irls)) • Competitive Gymnastics & Trampolinee • Birthday Parties • 10 and 20 week programs

REG ON ISTE R Dec LI em N ber E 15 th

www.kgtc.ca Kamloops Gymnastics | Trampoline | Cheer

P. 250.374.6424 E. info@kgtc.ca KGTC - 910 McGill Road (inside TCC)

register today


We welcome you to

KAMLOOPS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL We are a Preschool to Grade 12 school that provides students with excellent academic instruction that follows the BC curriculum. What do we offer?

• BC Certified Teachers • High Academic Standards • Competitive Athletics • Fine Arts Program • Mission Trips • International Students Program • A Caring Community • First Year Enrollment Discount KCS is celebrating 30 years! It’s all God!

750 Cottonwood Avenue Kamloops, BC V2B 3X2

Early Learning Centre



kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500


Red Tag Fitness is partnering up with the City of Kamloops

to help get the city moving!



KAMLOOPS January 18-February 14, 2016



Get Active Kamloops

Let’s start a movement! The Challenge will have you completing our healthy living activities for chances to win weekly prizes and a final grand prize draw from Red Tag Fitness and the City of Kamloops. In January, pick up your “Get Active Kamloops” passport from the Tournament Capital Centre! Visit the Red Tag Fitness facebook page or kamloops.ca/recreation for details!

749A Notre Dame Dr., Kamloops, BC (250) 377-3177 • redtag@rmfitness.com

www.rmfitness.com Olympic style

fencing! Have you ever wanted to try Fencing?

Come join us at the Kamloops Fencing Club, where we have been teaching in the Olympic style to fencers of various levels, from beginner to advanced. Operating in Kamloops since 1999, this community fencing club is open to adults and children (10 yrs +). Come join us at our new location at the John Todd Community Centre. For more information please visit


or call 250-554-9622 82

Come in this Winter and Learn how Easy it is to Brighten your life with Stained Glass! No Experience Necessary classes for all ages! For more info or to register for a class, call


or visit us at highcountrystainedglass.com

High Country Stained Glass 1330 Battle St, Kamloops, B.C.

Winter CanSkate Sessions Starting week of January 4th, 2016 Registration online at www.vvsc.ca

for more info & registration forms go to -


or email: vvsc.registrar@gmail.com

Or register anytime by mail

at Valleyview Arena kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500


real women. n rreal eal ha harmony. arm mony. real fun. We invite you to come and experience Desert Sounds Harmony Chorus during a weekly rehearsal - you can sing 4-part A Cappella harmony with this exciting group of women who share a common goal of musical and performance excellence.


Come and join the fun on Tuesday evenings! Rehearsals at Southwest Community Church, 700 Hugh Allen Drive, 6:30pm Contact Leanna @ 778.220.0325 or Deb @ 250.318.7290

Visit us at dshchorus.ca Watch for our new website: www.dshsings.ca Launching on December 1

2016 Desert Sounds Harmony celebrates 37 years

Sales • Repairs Lessons • Service 84


leesmusic.net•1305 Battle St.




3 Week Program: $99 +tax WINTER PROGRAM!

Tuesday & Thursday at 7pm • Sept. 10 to Sept. 26 WINTER SESSION Get the basics and then join league play in October! January 13th - March 2nd, 2016

8 Week Program: $99 +tax • 8Wednesday weeks of coaching • Technical Coaching at 7pm • Oct. 9 to Dec. 11 • Wednesday nights • All equipment provided • Lots of FUN! AND EQUIPMENT • $99 PROVIDED + taxes 19+ · LOTS OF FUN · COACHING NO CURLING EXPERIENCE Ages: 19-99 No curlingNECESSARY! experience is necessary!

McArthur Island Curling Club, 1655 Island Parkway, Kamloops, B.C. 250.554.1911 micc1@telus.net www.mcarthurislandcurlingclub.com kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500


250-372-5000 info@kamloopssymphony.com Station Plaza #6-510 Lorne Street

We offer comprehensive music programs for students of all ages that include preparation for: > recitals > festival performances > conservatory exams > post-secondary entrance auditions

GROUP CLASSES Sunrise Program for ages 2-3 Music for Young Children Program for ages 3-8 Chamber Music classes for youth or adults Youth String Orchestra

Kamloops Branch 627 Victoria Street www.sja.ca

WorkSafeBC Level 1 Equivalent 1 day 8:30-4:30 $95 per student

December 5, 7, 9, 12, 19 January 9, 12, 14, 18, 20, 26, 28, 30 February 4, 11, 13, 16, 18, 22, 24 March 3, 7, 9, 12, 15, 21, 24, 30 April 2, 7, 11, 13, 16, 20, 26, 28

Standard First Aid Industry w/CPR C/AED WorkSafeBC Level 1 Equivalent 2 days 8:30-4:30 $170 per student

December 15/16 ♦ January 5/6, 23/24 February 2/3, 27/28 ♦ March 1/2, 19/20 April 5/6, 23/24

Discover more about St John Ambulance volunteers! www.sja.ca or 250-372-3853

Online Training

December 13 ♦ January 24 ♦ February 21 March 20 ♦ April 17

Food Safety, WHMIS 2015, TDG, Fire Safety, Lockout-Tagout, Medical Terminology, Bear Aware, Workplace Bullying and Harassment prevention training & more! Register or learn more at: bc.sjatraining.ca

OFA Level 2

5 days M-F 8:30-4:30 $595 per student

February 1-5 ♦ February 29-March 4 May 2-6

OFA Level 3

10 days M-F 8:30-4:30 $725 per student

January 11-22 ♦ February 15-26 ♦ April 4-15

H2S Alive

1 day 8:30-4:30 $230 per student

December 17 ♦ January 7, 21 ♦ February 4, 18 March 3, 17, 31 ♦ April 14

Also available; Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry & Monitor, Ground Disturbance, CSTS Call 250-372-3853 for dates & information!


Why Choose St John Ambulance

Your training dollars go back into your community by helping to fund St John Ambulance Volunteer Programs. In 2014, our Therapy Dog Division provided over 4, 000 hours of comfort to the residents of Kamloops hospitals and care faciliƟes and our Adult Brigade Division provided over 15, 000 hours of rst aid coverage at Kamloops events.

Transportation Endorsement 1 day 8:30-4:30 $ 110 per student

Piano Theory Voice Strings

Woodwinds & Brass Bassoon Clarinet Flute French Horn Oboe Saxophone Trombone Trumpet

Bass Cello Viola Violin

kamloops@bc.sja.ca Tel: 250-372-3853 Fax: 250-372-2275

2015-2016 Winter/Spring Training Schedule Emergency First Aid Industry


Get the training - Get the tools! Be prepared to help others and yourself with our selection of WorkSafeBC kits, 1st Aid Supplies, and kits for home, vehicle, recreation and more! Visit the branch to see our full line of kits & supplies. Need an AED for your workplace, organization or team? We are your local Philips & Physio Control AED distributors. All course fees include texts; no taxes apply Fees & dates subject to change without notice

Saving Lives at Work, Home & Play Standard First Aid with CPR C-AED 2 days 8:30-4:30 $160 per student

December 19/20 ♦ January 16/17 ♦ February 10/11, 20/21 March 5/6, 22/23 ♦ April 2/3

Standard Recertification course 1 day 8:00-5:00 $92 per student Must show proof of previous ticket valid within the last 6 months

December 13 ♦ February 23 ♦ April 16

CPR A, B or C-includes AED

1/2-1 day 8:30am start - A$39 or B$57 or C $75 per student

December 19 ♦ January 16 ♦ February 10, 20 March 5, 22 ♦ April 2

CPR C for Health Care Providers - includes AED Recertification course 3.75 hrs $45 per student

December 8 ♦ January 19, 30 ♦ February 15,27 March 14, 19 ♦ April18 Full course 1 day 8:30-2:30 $75 per student

January 16 ♦ March 5

Emergency First Aid - Community Care

For workers in adult or child care facilities, ECE & Pharmacists 1 day 8:00-5:00 $92 per student

December 20 ♦ January 10, 13, 25 ♦ February 9, 14, 25 March 6, 10, 29 ♦ April 10, 14, 25

Babysitting Basics

For children aged 11-14 years 1 day 9:00-4:00 $49 per student

December 12 ♦ January 31 ♦ February 20 March 12 ♦ April 9

Save That Child

For parents, grandparents, older siblings aged 10+ $49 per student

January 23 ♦ April 3

Visit our website @ www.riptech.ca and register today! 250-320-0436

r e t n i W o t n i e v i D iptech Diving!

W offer Learn to Dive Recreational for Kids and Adults, Pre-Competitive We an and Competitive programs out of the Canada Games Pool.

Learn the fundamentals of diving in a fun and safe environment. Individuals progress at their own rate. Instructors focus on developing coordination, flexibility, strength, fitness, posture, listening skills, concentration and, of course, FUN! Skills are displa displayed at the end of each session.

with R

Winter LEARN TO DIVE 2015/16 – Winter session begins January 11th Day


First Class

Last Class

# Weeks




January 11

March 14





January 12

March 15





January 12

March 15





January 12

March 15



Pre-Competitive & Competitive – Invitation Only Day


First Class

Last Class

# Weeks


Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday


January 12

March 17


Varies based on the level of meets


Please note:

Pool Closure: February 8th (Family Day) Participants must be comfortable swimming alone in deep water. Instructors will not be in water with the class. All participants must pay a $25 registration fee (Valid from September 2015-August 2016).


kamloops.ca/recreation 250.828.3500



Let our caring staff and volunteers help you achieve SUCCESS! An unbeatable package of programs and services at an affordable price.

Over 70 fitness classes a week included FREE in your membership. *(Does not apply to fee-based classes.)

No hidden fees

Try The Y For A Week Give the gift of health... Present this coupon and SAVE 50% off the price of a One Month Y

400 Battle St - (250) 372-7725 150 Wood St - (250) 554-9622 kamloopsy.org

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*Children and youth under 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to redeem pass in fitness area. Age restrictions also apply to pool admissions. No cash value. One coupon per person per calendar year.

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the gift of a lifetime.

Valid for ONE WEEK PASS ENTRY to the Downtown or John Tod Centre Y for an adult, senior, youth or child.*

Membership Gift Card!

Must present this coupon at the Kamloops YMCA-YWCA to receive the discounted price. This special offer expires December 31, 2015. No cash value. No refunds or exchanges.







l a v i t s fe

• Enjoy 600,000 lights while taking a ride on the Wildlife Express Train • Get lost in our giant maze Wildlights each h evening i ffrom

December 11th 2015 to January 3rd 2016 ( Except Christmas Day ) 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Adults: $12 • Seniors $10 Children $8 (GST/PST not included) 2 & under - Free Annual Passholders receive discounted rate. The British Columbia Wildlife Park is located 15 minutes east of Kamloops (exit 390 & 391 on the Trans Canada Highway) For more information please phone 250.573.3242 or visit our website at: www.bcwildlife.org

“A lifetime of learning begins here” REGISTERING NOW! FOR 2016/2017 PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS WE OFFER ARE: • Infant/Toddler: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm • Preschool: 8:45 am to 11:15 am OR 11:45 am to 2:15 pm • 3-5 Preschool / Childcare: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm • School Age Care: Before and after school care (including kindergarten children) 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Pick up from Juniper, Marion Schilling, Lloyd George, Beattie, South Sahali, Summit, McGowan, Pacific Way, Aberdeen, Dufferin.

Our Montessori Enhanced program includes: Montessori prepared environment • Practical Life - activities to aid in developing independence for the child • Sensorial - physical development of the senses • Language - speaking, listening, reading and writing • Mathematics - concepts of number, shape and space • Cultural Studies - enrich the child’s understanding of the world through the study of zoology, botany, geography, history, art and music

Enhanced environment • Block area and dramatic play area - helps children learn socially, physically, intellectually and creatively • Extensive theme, phonics, art and music program

Transportation We offer pick-up in Juniper, Marion Schilling, Llyod George, Beattie, South Sahali, Summit, McGowan, Pacific Way, Aberdeen & Dufferin.

Valleyview Campus

Sahali Campus

Pineview Campus mp pus

1764 Valleyview Drive Preschool Childcare - Ages 1 to 12

1585 Summit Drive Preschool Childcare - Ages 5 to 12

1711 Copperhead Drive Preschool Childcare - Ages 1 to 12

. . . always putting children first & always going several steps beyond!

25O.319.9O44 • www.kamloopskidz.com

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