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2017 WINTER

ACTIVITY GUIDE Guide Current from Jan 1 to Mar 31

Early Years p2 Children p2 Youth p3 General p4 Fitness p6 Aquatics p9 Registration p12 Ladysmith Parks, Recreation & Culture | Box 220 - 810 Sixth Avenue | Ladysmith For more information: www.ladysmith.ca | p 250.245.6424 | prc@ladysmith.ca Community Centre Hours of Operation: Reception Office Mon-Fri 8:00am-9:00pm Sat 9:00am-7:00pm Sun 2:00pm-7:00pm Fitness Centre Mon-Fri 6:00am-9:00pm Sat-Sun 8:00am-6:00pm Aquatic Centre See page 9 for pool schedule Schedule Changes: Closed at 5pm: Dec 24, Dec 31, Closed: Dec 25, 26, Jan 1 Reduced Hours: Feb 13 11:30am-3:30pm

Special Events January 1st marks the beginning of Canada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Confederation! Opportunities throughout 2017 will commemorate Canada 150 in the Ladysmith / Stz’uminus area... your active participation will celebrate our community’s culture and diversity, and help shape Canada for the future!

Jan 1 New Years Day - FJCC closed Polar Bear Swim - Transfer Beach Jan 2-6 Winter Break Activities - See pg 3 for details Winter Break Toonie Swims 1:00-2:00pm Jan 27 Dive In Cinema - “Storks” 6:30-9:00pm Feb 13 Family Day FREE SWIM 12:00-3:30pm Admin & Fitness Centre open 11:30am-3:30pm Feb 20 & 21 Pro D Toonie Swims 1:00-2:00pm Feb 25 Pirate Swim 6:30-8:30pm Mar 7 Tims Tuesday FREE SWIM 6:30-8:00pm Mar 20-31 Spring Break Activities - See pg 3 for details Mar 20-24 Spring Break Toonie Swims 1:00-2:00pm Mar 27-31 Spring Break Toonie Swims 1:00-2:00pm

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Early Years & Children’s Programs Childminding

Jump into Music (6 mos-4 yrs)

Participate in group fitness or work out onsite in the Community Centre while your children are having fun in a safe & supervised environment, featuring child-sized washrooms and age-appropriate activities. Parents must remain in the Community Centre. Mon, Wed, Fri Jan 9-Feb 3 9:00-10:30am $48/12 sessions Mon, Wed, Fri Feb 6-Mar 3 9:00-10:30am $44/11 sessions Mon, Wed, Fri Mar 6-Mar 31 9:00-10:30am $48/12 sessions $6 drop in if space available

LaFF Family Resource Program

This one-of-a-kind music and movement program engages, educates, and entertains parent and child on a journey through different musical styles and cultures. Designed to stimulate the whole brain and body as you sing, dance, drum, parachute, improvise, explore instruments, jump and play. A great way for families to bond and gain exposure to culture and world music. Fri Jan 20-Mar 17 10:00-10:50am $108/9 sessions $81/sibling $14 drop in if space available FREE TRIAL CLASS Fri Jan 13 10:00-10:50am

(families & caregivers with children newborn-6yrs)

Meet other parents, health and social service providers; cosponsored by the Town of Ladysmith with generous support from the Province of BC and the United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island, ($2 suggested donation per family for each activity).

LaFF Mornings at Aggie Hall

LaFF Outside at Kinsmen Park

Staff and participants create play-based learning stations to explore and enjoy, including a reading centre, craft area, Brio train table, snack table, and more! Bring food to share, wash your hands, and make a healthy snack together while making new friends. Sept-June Mon-Fri 9:30-12:30pm

Brown Drive Most SD 68 Pro D days

Family Frolics at the Community Centre Open drop-in family fun right after work to burn off some energy and get ready for bed! Tue Oct-Apr 5:45-6:45pm

Volunteer and Connect… LaFF’s continued success relies on the commitment of volunteers – you! For program and schedule updates, check the LaFF website or contact them directly. www.familyandfriends.ca P: (250- 210-0870 EM: laffexecutivedirector@shaw.ca Mail: Box 1830 Ladysmith BC V9G 1B4 Or: visit Aggie Hall, 1110 First Ave

Rhythm Dance Classes... Rhythm Dance instructors will help your child learn to dance in a variety of classes Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is a dance style usually danced to hip-hop music, having evolved from the hip-hop culture. Hiphop is a very energetic form of dancing, unique in that it allows its dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities. Come groove with us! All classes held at the FJCC.

held at both the downtown studio and at the Frank Jameson Community Centre.

Ballet

In these classes, little dancers develop a broad range of dance and movement skills incorporating components such as music awareness, play using creative imagination, and dance focusing on body awareness, flexibility, posture, and poise. The class leads the students naturally into further study of ballet and other dance forms. All classes held at the Rhythm Dance Studio

Pre School Ballet (3 - 4 yrs.) Wed Jan 18 - Mar 8 $100/8 sessions

Primary Ballet (5 - 6 yrs.) Wed Jan 18 - Mar 8 $100/8 sessions

Kinderhop (5 & 6 yrs.) Tue Jan 17 - Mar 7 $100/8 sessions

Boyz Crew Hip Hop (8 - 12 yrs.)

2:30-3:05pm

Tue Jan 17 - Mar 7 $100/8 sessions

4:30-5:30pm

3:15-4:00pm

Fri Jan 20 - Mar 10 4:30-5:30pm $100/8 sessions

Intermediate Hip Hop (ages 11+)

Primary Jazz & Tap (5 - 7 yrs.)

Grade 1 Ballet (7 - 9 yrs.)

Learn fundamentals of jazz dance and tap technique in this progressive class. Work on various steps, choreography, and flexibility…not only will you work hard, you’ll have a great time learning to dance to the fun upbeat music too. No experience necessary! All classes held at the Rhythm Dance Studio. Fri Jan 20 - Mar 10 3:15-4:00pm $100/8 sessions

Grade 1 ballet is the first graded level of the Royal Academy of Dance! Here dancers will learn a base level of technique, musicality, performance, and of course a love of dance! Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 3:15-4:00pm $100/8 sessions

Kids Floor Hockey Fun (6-12yrs)

Plastic sticks, plastic pucks, fast and furious action! Bring your friends and have some fun playing noncompetitive floor hockey. Emphasis on participation, skill development, and game play. Our Sports Attendant will officiate games and create teams. All equipment provided. Community Centre Tue Jan 10-Mar 14 4:00-5:00pm $15/10 sessions ($2 drop in)

Taekwondo for Kids (4-8 yrs.)

A beginner’s level taekwondo including kicks, punches, stances, movements, discipline and etiquette. The course also covers some basic stretching exercises, self defense moves and gymnastics for a well-rounded program designed just for kids! Community Centre Tue Jan 17- Mar 7 6:45-7:30pm $80/8 sessions

Getting Bendy - Yoga for Kids (6-12yrs)

In this class, learning is intentional, acting like an animal is normal, and fun is mandatory! Kids will learn to connect their body, mind and breathe with playful movement. Practice together through flowing yoga poses that promote balance, concentration, strength, flexibility with a direct connection to nature. Community Centre Wed Jan 25-Mar 15 3:00-3:45pm $24/8 sessions ($4 drop in)

Shotokan Karate (6+)

Fun, fitness and fundamentals! Become confident in your ability to defend yourself, while learning kata, sparring, self-defense, and alternatives to violence. Complete Shotokan Karate Level 1, and you are ready for Level 2, to further your confidence and ability to master this martial art. Community Centre Tue, Thu Jan 5 - 31 7:05-8:00pm Tue, Thu Feb 2 -28 7:05-8:00pm $40/8 sessions ($7 drop in) Tue, Thu Mar 2 - 30 7:05-8:00pm $45/9 sessions ($7 drop in)

After School Art with Barry (5-13yrs)

In this fun and educational class, students tell their own stories making projects designed around the B.C. Visual Arts curriculum. Lessons/tutorials include contour drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, photography, community art and “My Triumphs” multimedia projects, including the elements and principles of colour and design. Ladysmith Art Gallery Wed, Thu Jan 11-26 3:30-5:00pm Wed, Thu Feb 8-23 3:30-5:00pm Wed, Thu Mar 1-16 3:30-5:00pm $75/6 sessions (materials $25 extra)

Dive into Dough! - Artisan Bread and Pasta (7-18yrs) Dive into dough, bring yeast alive, make science happen in your own hands creating beautiful artisan fermented breads and handmade pasta! This fun class includes Artisan Bread, Italian Focaccia, Fettuccini and Bow Tie Pasta; you take home your creations and a book with 30-minute recipes that need no special equipment! Community Centre Tue Feb 7 - Feb 28 3:30-5:00pm $79/4 sessions

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Children’s Programs School’s Out!... wondering what to do with the kids when school isn’t in? There are plenty of opportunities to keep them active with programs offered below. Register early to avoid disappointment! Winter Break Camp

March Break Art Camp with Barry

Spring Break Camp

Pro-D Day Art with Barry

Plan ahead and register for Winter Break Camp! It’s a wonderful opportunity for kids to stay local, meet new friends, and try new things, doing activities they love: sports, crafts, games, swimming and lots of fun! Register for the whole week or day by day. Check out the new extended hours! Community Centre Tue-Fri Dec 27-30 8:30am-4:30pm $128/4 days ($80 sibling) $35 per day ($20 sibling) Mon-Fri Jan 2-6 8:30am-4:30pm $160/5 days ($100 sibling) $35 per day ($20 sibling)

Plan ahead and register for Spring Break Camp! It’s a wonderful opportunity for kids to stay local, meet new friends, and try new things, doing activities they love: sports, crafts, games, swimming and lots of fun! Register for the whole week or day by day. Check out the new extended hours! Community Centre Mon-Fri Mar 20-24 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri Mar 27-31 8:30am-4:30pm $160/5 days ($100 sibling) $35/day ($20 sibling)

In this fun and educational class, students paint their own stories making projects designed around the B.C. Visual Arts curriculum. Lessons / tutorials include contour drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, photography, community art and “My Triumphs” multimedia projects, including the elements and principles of colour and design. Ladysmith Art Gallery Mon-Fri Mar 20-24 9:00-12:00pm Mon-Fri Mar27-31 9:00-12:00pm $98/5 sessions (materials $25 extra)

A fun morning or afternoon (or both!) of art making and creating artworks “outside the box” that school classes require. These classes are intended to increase and enhance each student’s personal & free creative “VOICE”! Ladysmith Art Gallery Mon Feb 20 9:00-12:00pm Mon Feb 20 1:00-4:00pm Tue Feb 21 9:00-12:00pm Tue Feb 21 1:00-4:00pm $40/1 session (materials $15 extra)

Pro-D Day Activities

Plan ahead and register for Pro-D Day Activities! Meet new friends, try new things and have fun all day long, doing activities they love: sports, crafts, games, swimming and lots of fun! Check out the new extended hours! Community Centre Mon Feb 20 8:30am-4:30pm Tue Feb 21 8:30am-4:30pm $35/day ($20 sibling)

Monkey Business Gymnastics... a mobile recreational gymnastics and tumbling based program that provides fun, educational and motivational activities and experiences for kids of all ages! All classes take place at Aggie Hall. Parent & Tot Gymnastics (walking-2yrs)

This active age is as busy for parents as it is exciting for children! Join in group games and activities introducing concepts of under/over, stop/go, fast/slow, high/low! Parent (or energetic grandparent!) participation is required. Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 5:45-6:30pm $110/8 sessions

Junior Gymnastics (5-7yrs)

Fundamental movement patterns will teach balance, coordination, strength and flexibility through games and activities guaranteed to burn off after school energy! Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 3:30-4:30pm $120/8 sessions

Senior Gymnastics (8 yrs + up)

Tiny Tots Gymnastics (3-4yrs)

Designed to be fun and fast moving to keep the attention span of 3 - 4 year olds, this class is guaranteed to teach fun and physical safety skills while in the gym, at home, or on the playground! A great way to introduce a structured environment and develop listening skills. Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 4:45-5:30pm $110/8 sessions

This class develops all the physical attributes necessary for successful participation in many sports. Develop strength, flexibility, power and endurance through tumbling and trampoline skills. Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 6:45-8:15pm $135/8 sessions

Youth Programs Youth Zone.... There are a variety of exciting recreational and social activities for preteens ages 10-12yrs and teens ages 13-18yrs at our Youth Zone. Youth have access to gym activities, sports equipment, pool tables, foosball tables, ping-pong tables, card and board games, as well as a gaming system, TV and DVD players for special nights. Youth are welcome to attend and no registration is required. Youth Zone is a safe place for youth to hang out and we frequently have special events including- theme nights, ice cream, games tournaments, and more! Youth Zone 10-12yrs Wed

Jan 11 - Mar 15

Youth Zone 13-18yrs Fri FREE

Jan 11 - Mar 15

4:00pm-5:30pm 6:00pm-9:00pm

Youth Zone - Fitness Blender (13-18yrs)

Youth Zone - Fitness Blender is a series of fitness and wellness classes specifically for teens. Classes include spin, bootcamp, TRX, yoga, boxerfit, strength training, fundamental movement skills and nutrition. All classes wil be taught by BCRPA fitness instructors and will be FREE of charge. Participants will also receive a 1-month facility pass and Fitness Centre orientation. Spots are limited so register today. Wed Jan 25 - Mar 15 4:00pm-5:00pm FREE

Interested in using the Fitness Centre? Are you between the ages of 13-15?

1) Pick up a Youth Orientation package, fill it out, and return it to reception. 2) Schedule, purchase and attend a Youth Fitness Centre Orientation. 3) Purchase a Youth membership or pay as you go!

Physical Activity Youth Leadership Program

Interested in leadership and impacting your community through recreation, sport and physical activity? The Physical Activity Youth Leadership Program provides youth with the opportunity to develop key leadership skills as physical activity leaders. Successful candidates will receive certificates in the following programs: Fundamental Movement Skills for Community and Recreation Leaders; High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development; Physical Literacy 101; and Emergency 1st Aid. After the training week is complete, Youth Leaders will focus on promoting physical activity to younger children in after school programs in the community. March 20-24, 2017

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General Programs Ladysmith Arts Council classes...take an art class by yourself or with friends, learn new skills, or renew old ones! All classes take place in the Art Rooms at the Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery, and are co-sponsored with the Ladysmith Arts Council.

Printmaking Open Studio Drop In

The Importance of Edges

A popular venue for those who have taken at least one beginners printmaking workshop, or seasoned printmakers/artists who would like to use the studio and press. Bring ideas you couldn’t fit into your first workshop and work independently; design prints from combinations of techniques, and mix your own custom colours. Instructor: Dorothy Friesen, Lottie Anderson Mon, Tue, Wed 10:00am-4:00pm $10.50/1 session (pay at gallery/materials extra)

Integration of the whole painting is a very important step to a successful painting. Dennis will help you involve those important edges to bring it all together. From start to finish, the whole surface needs to be your concentration point. Instructor: Dennis Brown Fri Feb 17 10:00am-2:00pm $90/1 session (materials extra)

Playful Letters

Watercolour & Acrylics Painting

A seriously fun class is designed to meet your specific needs. If you’re a beginner, it’s a great place to start, or if you’re already painting, continue from where you left off. You’ll go at your own pace, and learn what it takes to open the muse and enjoy painting! Instructor: Mary Ann Gerwing Wed Jan 4 - Jan 25 1:00pm-3:00pm Wed Feb 1 - Feb 22 1:00pm-3:00pm Wed Mar 1 - Mar 22 1:00pm-3:00pm $85/4 sessions (materials approx. $50 extra)

Photo and Image Transfer

Learn several techniques and tips to transfer photos and images (magazines, calendars etc.) onto wood cradles, canvas or paper in mixed media or painting. Open to all skill levels in photography, painting or mixed media - have fun while exploring different art making techniques, and get new ideas and inspiration! Instructor: Nancy Dolan Mon Jan 9 10:00am-2:00pm Mon Feb 6 10:00am-2:00pm $70/1 session (materials $10 extra)

The Art of Photography

This hands-on workshop explores many aspects of how to make thoughtful images and learn to become stronger visually. Lots of tips and tricks will push your average photos to a higher level…then practice new skills on a mini field trip. Instructor: Nancy Dolan Mon Jan 30 10:00am-4:00pm $90/1 session (materials extra)

Bookbinding Treasures

Enjoy making six beautiful, interesting, useful books. Begin with four books using basic structures...pamphlet stitch, stab binding and accordion assembly. Class concludes with two books employing more steps...a photo/keepsake folder (eight-pocket accordion book for photos/keepsakes) and an artist journal (a book with six signatures using French lace sewing pattern). Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Sun Jan 22 9:30am-4:30pm $75/1 session (materials $25 extra)

Bookbinding: Coptic Stitched Journal

Your journal will be constructed from book boards covered with beautiful decorative paper and a book block with 128 pages of 24 pound text weight paper. The book will be sewn together using waxed linen thread and historical Coptic and kettle stitching, which is both beautiful and very strong. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Wed Feb 8 6:00pm-9:30pm $40/1 session (materials $10 extra)

Photographing Your Artwork

Taking good photographs of your artwork is crucial in displaying and promoting your art, whether for print, email, website or blog. Online viewers judge your art by digital images only - so you need high-quality photos to sell your artwork online, or send to a gallery or jurors. Instructor: Nancy Dolan Mon Mar 13 10:00am-2:00pm $70/1 session

Every artist should refresh their basic art skills for top performance and to avoid entrenching bad habits. This adult art camp will refresh the basics of the Visual Language, Contour Drawing, and your own ArtVoice. Rediscover new ways and materials to produce exciting versions of your current subject matter! Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson Wed, Thu Mar 15 - Mar 16 6:30pm-9:30pm $130/2 sessions (materials $10 extra)

Developing a Series

There are times when a great idea cannot be totally expressed in one painting. Dennis will help you develop your idea into a series of paintings that will provide a strong presentation and expression of your unique style. Instructor: Dennis Brown Fri Mar 17 10:00am-2:00pm $90/1 session (materials extra)

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Enjoy making beautiful letters to enhance cards, envelopes, documents, posters and art pieces. Using a fine liner, learn easy to make distinctive monoline alphabets that look fine on the page. Explore a few large, playful alphabets that will make your work most appealing. Contemporary lettering lessons in a relaxed atmosphere. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Wed Feb 22 - Mar 15 7:00pm-9:30pm $80/4 sessions (materials $20 extra)

Annual Refresher - Back to Basics Spring Art Camp Workshop

Photo Transformation

Most of us have boxes of old photos or digital photos that we consider snapshots but maybe potential “art”. Discover easy, unique techniques to transform photos into works of art, and use in mixed media, paintings. Learn to distress, bleach & colour, and more…lots of inspiration and fun techniques! Instructor: Nancy Dolan Mon Jan 16 10:00am-2:00pm $70/1 session (materials extra)

PLEASE NOTE: All information is up to date and correct at time of printing; due the seasonal nature of the guide, schedule and course information may change after the guide is printed…register early to avoid disappointment!

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General Programs Pedal Assist Electric Bike Tours... Experience the beauty of Vancouver Island and its hidden secrets regardless of hills, distance and wind… whatever your fitness or experience level, eBikes make cycling more fun! See landscapes, beaches and scenery that you’d miss from a car. Even if you’ve always lived here, discover something new on these tours! All tours begin at Transfer Beach. Sea to Sky Tour

Ride from Transfer Beach to the best Ladysmith viewpoints and discover some of the Town’s hidden gems! Don’t worry…the bike’s electric assist will help you up all the hills! Sat Feb 25 1:00pm-2:00pm Sat Mar 11 1:00pm-2:00pm $30/1 session (eBike provided)

Home Arts Learning & Sharing Group

Drop in to learn and share sewing and other fabric arts secrets, as well as miscellaneous homemaking & kitchen tips with others in this intergenerational drop-in session (contact group leader Ann at 245-5007 for monthly schedule). Community Centre Mon 6:00pm-9:00pm $2 drop in

Writing Life Stories: Guided Autobiography

Do you have stories to tell, memories to record? This class will get you thinking and writing about your life in a supportive environment. Your writing will not be critiqued and confidentiality is respected. Participants share their stories in small groups, and are launched on a meaningful and enjoyable journey by a certified Guided Autobiography instructor. Community Centre Thu Jan 26 - Mar 16 1:00pm-3:30pm $99/8 sessions (materials $20 extra)

Spanish - Level 1

Learn vocabulary, structure of the language and speaking skills in this informal conversational class, with role-playing and other techniques. Participants with no previous knowledge of Spanish should feel comfortable at this level. Ladysmith Secondary School Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 6:20pm-7:40pm $99/8 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC reception)

Shotokan Karate

Fun, fitness and fundamentals! Become confident in your ability to defend yourself, while learning kata, sparring, self-defense, and alternatives to violence. Complete Shotokan Karate Level 1, and you are ready for Level 2, to further your confidence and ability to master this martial art. Community Centre Tue, Thu Jan 5 - Jan 31 8:00pm-9:00pm Tue, Thu Feb 2 - Feb 28 8:00pm-9:00pm $48/8 sessions ($7 drop in) Tue, Thu Mar 2 - Mar 30 8:00pm-9:00pm $54/9 sessions ($7 drop in)

Dive Into Dough! Artisan Bread and Pasta

Ocean and Forest Tour

Starting at Transfer Beach explore quiet forest trails and unknown beaches in the Ladysmith area. This tour stays mainly on biking trails avoiding roads, and the eBike will help you go further than you imagined! Sat Feb 25 9:00am-12:00pm Sat Mar 11 9:00am-12:00pm $60/1 session (eBike provided)

Advanced Taekwondo

Advanced class (permission of instructor required). Community Centre Mon, Wed Jan 4 - Jan 30 7:45pm-8:45 pm $80/8 sessions Mon, Wed Feb 1 - Feb 27 7:45pm-8:45pm $70/7 sessions Mon, Wed Mar 1 - Mar 29 7:45pm-8:45pm $90/9 sessions

Mind Mending - Mental Field Technique

Dive into dough, bring yeast alive, make science happen in your own hands creating beautiful artisan fermented breads and handmade pasta! This fun class includes boule bread, Italian schiacciata, fettuccini, and ravioli pasta; you take home your creations and a book with 30-minute recipes that need no special equipment! FJCC Kitchen Tue Mar 7 - Mar 28 6:30pm-8:00pm $79/4 sessions

Learn about Mental Field Therapy (MFT), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and Thought Field Therapy (TFT), which can assist with a variety of physical, mental and emotional wellness issues, and are easy to learn and to apply. Instructor is a certified Energy Medicine & Energy Psychology Practitioner with years of experience! Community Centre Tue Mar 14 - Apr 4 7:00pm-8:45pm $35/4 sessions

Mt Brenton Power and Sail Squadron Boating 3 - Introduction to Navigation

Mt Brenton Power and Sail Squadron Electronic Navigation

Spanish - Level 2

For those with some previous knowledge of Spanish, this class covers grammar and practical dialogues for everyday life and for travelling to Spanish speaking countries. Ladysmith Secondary School Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 7:45pm-9:00pm $99/8 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC reception)

Spanish Conversation

For those with some previous knowledge of Spanish, this class covers grammar and practical dialogues for everyday life and for travelling to Spanish speaking countries. Ladysmith Secondary School Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 5:00pm-6:00pm $99/8 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC reception)

PLEASE NOTE: All information is up to date and correct at time of printing; due the seasonal nature of the guide, schedule and course information may change after the guide is printed…register early to avoid disappointment!

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Explore navigation techniques, learning to plot/label paper charts, what the skipper should do before getting under way, handling a boat under sail, environmental responsibilities, and electrical hazards. Class features topics to keep you safe on local waters, planning activities in our area: tides/currents, collision regulations, and other navigation skills. Ladysmith Secondary School Thu Jan 19 - Feb 23 7:00pm-9:30pm $135/CPS member $150/non-CPS member

Learn about the Global Positioning System, satellite navigation, datum, waypoints, navigating planned routes, and locating your position to threemetre accuracy. Learn about buying a GPS Chartplotter or using your own, connecting your GPS to a laptop, desktop, PDA or tablet computer, and the use of navigational programs. Ladysmith Secondary School Mon, Thu Mar 16 - Apr 3 7:00pm-9:30pm 6 sessions$135/CPS member$150/non CPS member

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Fitness Centre Information Fitness Centre Hours Monday-Friday: 6:00am-9:00pm Saturday-Sunday: 8:00am-6:00pm (please see page 1 for schedule changes) Fitness Centre

New to fitness? Want to improve your fitness level or recovering from an injury? The Fitness Centre features 3000 square feet of cardio, strength training & free-weight equipment, Stability, Bosu, & Medicine Balls, Wobble Boards, Fit Tubes, & TRX Suspension. Check with your family doctor before starting an exercise program if you are new to exercise or returning after an absence.

Training Orientations & Consultations

Dress for exercise & bring your questions! BCRPA Strength Trainers will design one basic training program specific to your needs. Completion of a health questionnaire required. Call for more information or to book your appointment. ($10/session + GST)

Youth Training Program

Youth ages 13-15 are welcome to use the Fitness Centre upon completion of the Youth Training Program. A Youth Pass must be presented prior to admission, a PAR-Q completed, & a code of conduct & waiver signed by parent/ guardian. Call to book a Youth Training Program. ($10/session + GST)

Personal Training New to fitness, tired of the same workout routines, can’t seem to reach your goals, or just need some extra motivation and encouragement? Then our Personal Training Program is for you! Our experienced and certified BCRPA Personal Trainers can help you set and achieve your goals, help you stay on track, motivate you, educate you about proper form, type and amount of exercise, help you overcome obstacles, and give you a new and exciting program that works! You will receive an individualized program tailored to your specific needs. Each session is one hour. Please note: Personal trainers, kinesiologists, and physiotherapists not employed or authorized by the Town of Ladysmith may not train clients within the Fitness Centre.

Personal Training Fees

Single

Semi-Private cost/person

Consultation (60min.)

$52

$52

1 Session

$52

$52

2 Sessions

$104

$90

4 Sessions

$200

$160

8 Sessions

$384

$280

12 Sessions

$552

$360

Fitness Team

Benefits of Personal Training MOTIVATION – Our Personal Trainers will help you move past self-imposed limitations and work hard to help you achieve your goals

RESULTS – Studies have shown that people who work with a Personal Trainer will achieve up to 80% better results three times faster than those who choose to work on their own

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SAFETY – Our Personal Trainers are certified through BCRPA and trained to ensure that you exercise safely to

prevent injury

ACCOUNTABILITY – When you have a scheduled appointment with a professional waiting for you at the gym, you are a lot less likely to skip a workout AFFORDABILITY – We offer one-on-one or small-group training sessions – pick one that suits your budget

Drop in Fitness Programs The fitness programs below are included in any drop in pass or memberships purchased (with the exception of Saturday Spin*). Check out Page 1 for admission rates. Warm Up is an important component of your workout - please show up on time for your classes. Classes are subject to change.

Cardio Circuit

A drop-in ‘do it all’ circuit class that will get your heart pumping in this High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class. A spontaneous, non-choreographed style that appeals to everybody wanting a challenge. Mon, Wed, Fri 9:15am-10:15am

Yoga Fitness

A wonderful way to stretch & strengthen, blending Hatha Yoga postures in a Vinyasa Flow style of class and is suitable for most fitness levels. Bring your own yoga mat, blocks and straps if you have them. Fri 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Fitness Lite 1 & 2

Low impact and fun! Easy on the joints with slower, fluid movements. Easy 10 minute warm-up, followed by 20 minutes of joint friendly cardio, 20 minutes of strength training, and 10 minutes of stretching.

Fitness Lite 1 Wed

Fitness Lite 2

Mon, Wed, Fri

Childminding is available Mon, Wed, & Fri mornings from 9:00-10:30am. See pg 2 for details! Saturday Spin*

Challenge yourself to this 45-minute indoor cycling class. It’s a great way to get in a vigorous workout, while burning calories. Go through the hills, sprints & intervals while listening to motivating and upbeat music. Participants modify their own cycling resistance and pace. **Please Note: this class is not included with monthly passes or punch cards** Sat 9:15am - 10:00am $6 drop in

9:15am - 10:15am 10:30am-11:30am

Retro Cardio Core

Come in for a faster paced full body workout based on traditional aerobic format. 45 minutes of choreographed cardio followed by 15 minutes of core and stretch. Tue, Thu 9:00am - 10:00am

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Registered Fitness Programs Total Body Turnaround

Are you ready to take charge of your life and make a change for the better? If so then this program is for you! Total Body Turnaround is a comprehensive, challenging, fun and effective fitness program designed to deliver maximum total body results. We combine activities like: functional and core training, agility exercises, speed drills, obstacle courses, and endurance challenges to create a fun and rewarding total body workout. You will have fun, you will be challenged, and you will see results! Program includes: 2 fitness classes per week, 2 Personal Training sessions, a 3-month facility pass and highly motivational and experienced trainers. Program runs from Jan 22 - Apr 23. Sunday fitness class 9:00-10:00am PLUS ONE other fitness class of your choice! (3 C’s, Boxer-Fit, Fitness Blender, Friday Spin & Core, HIIT, Spin Class, or Spin Yoga) $299/14 week program

3 C’s

Circuit, Cycle & Core... in no particular order! This class is sure to challenge you beyond your fitness boundaries! Great for the healthy beginner looking for a kick-start, or the fitness fanatic looking to ramp it up. Energize your cardio system, sculpt your muscles, strengthen your core. Tue Jan 10 - Feb 14 6:00-7:00pm Tue Feb 21 - Mar 28 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions $7/drop in if space available

Boxer-Fit

Mix up your routine with the balance, coordination and strength building of Boxer-Fit while burning major calories. This high-intensity class is a great full body workout, incorporating a broad range of punches and athletic drills. This class incorporates the use of heavy bags and focus pads. Mon Jan 9 - Feb 6 6:30-7:30pm $30/5 sessions $7/drop in if space available Mon Feb 20 - Mar 27 6:30-7:30pm $36/6 sessions $7/drop in if space available

HIIT

High-intensity interval training, aka HIIT, is one of the best ways to maximize your workout time. If you want to take your fitness to the next level, then this class is for you! Burn a ton of calories and boost your metabolism in little time with our highly motivational and experienced fitness instructors. Thu Jan 12 - Feb 16 5:45-6:45pm Thu Feb 23 - Mar 30 5:45-6:45pm $36/6 sessions $7/drop in if space available

Pilates

Experience a full body workout and learn key movement and alignment principles for everyday activities and athletics. Classes introduce Pre-Pilates exercises and the principles of Pilates including breathing, pelvic and scapular stability, abdominal strengthening, spine mobilizing and strengthening, postural alignment and stretching. All fitness levels welcome; not recommended for those with back/neck pain, osteoporosis, or injuries.

Pilates Morning Mat Work

Friday Spin & Core

Get a jump start to your weekend with the Friday Spin & Core class. Designed to give you a full body workout. Spin first and finish with core exercises. Same calorie burning class at a reduced price! Fri Jan 13 - Feb 17 6:00-7:00pm Fri Feb 24 - Mar 31 6:00-7:00pm $30/6 sessions $6/drop in if space available

Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 9:15-10:15am $72/8 sessions $10/drop in if space available

Pilates Lunch Crunch

Mon Jan 16 - Mar 13 12:15-1:00pm Wed Jan 18 - Mar 8 12:15-1:00pm $66/8 sessions $10/drop in if space available

Spin Yoga

Spin-Yoga is a class that fuses both indoor cycling and yoga! This full body and mind workout is 60 min and should leave you feeling fit and relaxed! Limited space available! Mon Jan 9 - Feb 6 5:15-6:15pm $30/5 sessions $7/drop in if space available Tue Jan 10 - Feb 14 11:00-12:00pm Thu Jan 12 - Feb 16 6:00-7:00pm Mon Feb 20 - Mar 27 5:15-6:15pm Tue Feb 21 - Mar 28 11:00-12:00pm Thu Feb 23 - Mar 30 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions $ 7/drop in if space available

Fitness Blender

Try a blend of some of the newest and most effective workouts available! A different class every week offered with a variety of exercises in a fun and safe group setting. Classes include: Four to the Floor; Cardio Circuit; Tabata Training; Obstacle Course Challenge; TRX Blast; and Pure Strength. Wed Jan 11 - Feb 15 6:00-7:00pm Wed Feb 22 - Mar 29 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions $7/drop in if space available

Learn to Run 10K

Do you want to run a 10k event? Whether you’re completely new to running or getting back to it, this program is for you. This 14-week progressive program is designed around 3 workouts per week - 1 group session and 2 homework sessions. Each week includes a short education session designed to give you the info you need to achieve your 10k goal with confidence. Clinic registration includes a technical t-shirt! Wed Jan 25 - Apr 26 6:00-8:00pm $125/14 sessions

SteadyFeet

Steady Feet is a group exercise program for adults of any age to improve balance, confidence and safe mobility. Steady Feet gives you more confidence and independence to carry out daily tasks with less hesitation. Suitable for people recovering from stroke, hip or knee replacement, have balance problems, a fear of falling, or have fallen in the past. A mandatory pre-assessment will determine your strengths and weaknesses. Medical clearance may be required. Mon, Wed Feb 20 - Apr 12 1:00-1:45pm $62/16 sessions (no drop ins)

Osteofit

Osteofit is a specifically designed program to help you reach your fitness goals while respecting your limitations and expanding your possibilities. Exercise maintains bone health & improves muscle strength, balance, and joint range of motion to reduce the risk of falls and fractures. Tue, Thu Jan 31 - Feb 23 10:30-11:30am Tue, Thu Mar 7 - Mar 30 10:30-11:30am $32/8 sessions $4.50/drop in if space availaible

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Spin Class

Challenge yourself to this 45 minute indoor cycling class. It’s a great way to get in a vigorous workout, while burning calories. Go through the hills, sprints and intervals while listening to motivating and upbeat music. Participants modify their own cycling resistance and pace. Mon, Wed Jan 9 - Feb 1 6:30-7:15am $44/8 sessions $6.50/drop in if space available Wed Jan 11 - Feb15 5:30-6:15pm Wed Feb 22 - Mar 29 5:30-6:15pm $33/6 sessions $6.50 drop in if space available Mon, Wed Feb 6 - Mar1 6:30-7:15am $38.50/7 sessions $6.50/drop in if space available Mon, Wed Mar 6 - Mar 29 5:30-6:15pm $33/6 sessions $6.50/drop in if space available

PLEASE NOTE: All information is up to date and correct at time of printing; due the seasonal nature of the guide, schedule and course information may change after the guide is printed…register early to avoid disappointment!

Gentle Hatha Yoga

These gentle yoga classes help you build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of yoga, breathing and alignment, with a bonus meditation finishing each class. Emphasizing restoration, these classes are perfect for people seeking a gentler approach to wellness and relief from stress, suitable for all levels, but especially beginners. Mon Jan 16-Mar 13 6:30-7:30pm Wed Jan 18 - Mar 8 6:30-7:30pm Thu Jan 19 - Mar 9 10:30-11:30am $72/8 sessions $10/drop in if space available

Bro Yoga

This is a “men only” yoga class that specifically aims to address the unique issues of the male body, especially the lower back, shoulders, and wrists. Try an untraditional yoga practice in a more modern, western environment! Thu Jan 19 - Mar 9 7:15-8:15pm $72/8 sessions $10/drop in if space available

Yin Yoga

Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to muscular (yang) yoga styles and fitness programs, targeting the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis and lower spine. Stimulates and releases the tendons, ligaments, joints and bones through long holds and a deeper awareness. Highly beneficial for everyone. Thu Jan 19 - Mar 9 8:15-9:15pm $72/8 sessions $10/drop in if space available

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Fitness and Recreation Schedule Effective Jan 9- Mar 31 (see page 1 for schedule changes/closures) Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Spin Class 6:30-7:15am Total Body Turnaround 9:00-10:00am

Spin Class 6:30-7:15am Retro Cardio Core 9:00-10:00am

Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am

Fitness Lite 1 9:15-10:15am

Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

Recreation Pickleball 11:00am-1:00pm Pilates Lunch Crunch 12:15-1:00pm

Recreation Pickleball 2:00-4:30pm

Advanced Pickleball 9:30-11:30am

Osteofit 10:30-11:30am

Steadyfeet 1:00-1:45pm

Spin Yoga 11:00-12:00pm

Spin Yoga 5:15-6:15pm Gentle Hatha Yoga 6:30-7:30pm

3 C’s 6:00-7:00pm

Drop in Soccer (Forrest Field) 8:00-10:00pm Please note:

Recreation Pickleball 11:00am-1:00pm

Gentle Hatha Yoga 10:30-11:30am

Pilates Lunch Crunch 12:15-1:00pm

Osteofit 10:30-11:30am

Steadyfeet 1:00-1:45pm

HIIT 5:45-6:45pm

Spin Class 5:30-6:15pm

Spin Yoga 6:00-7:00pm

Learn to Run 6:00-8:00pm Gentle Hatha Yoga 6:30-7:30pm

Saturday

Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am

Advanced Pickleball 9:30-11:30am

Fitness Blender 6:00-7:00pm

Boxerfit 6:30-7:30pm

Friday

Retro Cardio Core 9:00-10:00am

Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am

Pilates Morning Mat Work 9:15-10:15am

Thursday

Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

Recreation Pickleball 9:00-11:00am

Recreation Pickleball 11:00am-1:00pm

Yoga Fitness 12:00-1:00pm Saturday Spin** 9:15-10:00am

Bro Yoga 7:15-8:15pm

Drop in Soccer (FJCC) 1:00-2:30pm

Yin Yoga 8:15-9:15pm

Friday Night Spin & Core 6:00-7:00pm

Shaded areas indicate Registered Classes (classes not included in general admission fees) All non-shaded classes are included in any facility pass (**with the exception of Saturday Spin)

Fitness/Aquatics Class Intensity Levels

The intensity levels are used as a guideline. Each individual may choose to work at their own pace. Warm up is an important component of your workout - please show up on time for your classes. Restorative - restorative fitness, no impact. May require medical clearance. Perhaps the use of a mobility aid, health issues to consider. Gentle - beginner level, very low impact, low cardio intensity, rehabilitative fitness, some classes may require medical clearance. Perhaps the use of a mobility aid, health issues to consider. Low—beginner level, new to fitness, low impact, mild cardio intensity, gentle strength training for joints. Great for those returning to fitness post injury or surgery. Great for prenatal moms and active agers. Moderate—intermediate fitness level, possibility of jumping turning with more dynamic movement. Good body mechanics. Good cardio base. Variety of equipment tools are used. Some compound muscle movements may be introduced. Some modifications may be given to those who need them. High— Advanced fitness levels. Working out of your comfort zone to approximately 90% of maximum heart rate. Full range of motion around joints is ideal. Injury free. Variety of equipment tools. Lots of compound muscle movements. Coordination and agility are also used in this type of class.

Recreational Level Pickleball (13 yrs+)

This tennis-like game is played on a badminton court using a perforated, slow moving ball & a smooth paddle. Space is limited, first-come, first-served, schedule subject to change. Community Centre Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00am-1:00pm Sat 9:00am-11:00am Sun 2:00-4:30pm $3.25/session

Beginners Pickleball Workshop

Come and learn the basics in this workshop led by two experienced Pickleball players. Please call to register in this workshop, space is limited! Community Centre Sun Jan 29 4:30-6:30pm FREE

All levels of players welcome. Come drop in for some scrimmage fun on the turf! Players must bring light & dark shirts. Forrest Field Mon 8:00-10:00pm $29.25/10 punch card (purchase at Community Centre)

Please do not arrive early... you will not be admitted to the gym until scheduled start time.

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Just for kicks co-ed soccer for teens and adults! Join in on this great opportunity to play soccer in a recreational environment. Community Centre Fri 1:00-2:30pm $3.25/session

Drop in Soccer - Forrest Field (13+)

Advanced Pickleball (13 yrs+, 3.5 Rating)

This time is for players who achieve a 3.5 Rating or higher (use the self-rating scale and descriptions, based on USPA guidelines, to learn rating). Players are not permitted to judge anothers ability or skill level. Good sportsmanship and fair play mandatory. Space is limited, first-come, first-served, schedule subject to change. Community Centre Tue, Thu 9:30-11:30am $3.25/session

Drop In Soccer - Gymnasium (13+)

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Aquatic Schedule Guide Current from Jan 2 - Mar 31 (See page 1 for schedule changes/closures) Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Early Bird Lengths 6:00-8:30am

Available for Rentals

Early Bird Lengths 6:00-8:30am

Available for Rentals

Early Bird Lengths 6:00-8:30am

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Adaptive Fitness 8:30-9:30am

Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am

Please Call 250.245.6424 Adaptive to book or for more Fitness + information on pool & 9:45-10:45am room rentals. Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Everyone Welcome 3:00-5:00pm

Therapy Swim* 4:00-5:30pm

Available for Rentals

Restorative Aquatic Fitness 11:00-12:00pm Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Everyone Welcome 6:00-7:30pm Please note:

Restorative Aquatic Fitness 11:00-12:00pm Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Available for Rentals Available for Rentals

Therapy Swim* 4:00-5:30pm

Therapy Swim* 4:00-5:30pm

Therapy Swim* 4:00-5:30pm

Toonie Swim 6:30-7:30pm Everyone Welcome 6:30-8:00pm

Adult Swim 7:30-9:30pm (Aquafit, Lengths, & Adult Swimfit)

Adaptive Fitness + 9:45-10:45am

Available for Rentals

Adaptive Fitness & Lengths 9:00-10:00am (NOTE: schedule changes with swimming lessons)

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Available for Rentals

Available for Rentals Available for Rentals

Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am

Available for Rentals

Adaptive Fitness + 9:45-10:45am

Toonie Swim 6:30-7:30pm Adult Swim 7:30-9:30pm (Aquafit, Lengths, & Adult Swimfit)

Adaptive Fitness 8:30-9:30am

Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am

Available for Rentals Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Saturday

Everyone Welcome 6:30-8:00pm

Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm

Therapy Swim* 4:00-5:30pm

Everyone Welcome 6:30-9:00pm

Everyone Welcome 3:00-5:00pm

Everyone Welcome 6:00-7:30pm

* indicates main pool unavailable Shaded areas indicate Hot Tub and Sauna available to all patrons See pg 2 for Fitness/Aquatics Class Intensity Levels

Special Swims: Winter Break Toonie Swims: Jan 2-6, 1:00-2:00pm Family Day Free Swim: Feb 13, 12:00-3:30pm Pro D Toonie Swims: Feb 20 & 21, 1:00-2:00pm Spring Break Toonie Swims: Mar 20-24 & Mar 27-31 1:00-2:00pm Tim’s Tuesdays: Free Swim March 7, 6:30-8:00pm Dive in Cinema: “Storks” Jan 27, 6:30-9:00pm Pirate Swim: Feb 25, 6:30-8:30pm

Aquatic Information

Four-lane, 25-metre pool heated at 28°C (82-83°F) Features: diving board • slides • rope swing • aquatic lift • basketball hoops • removable stairs • climbing wall • water run-ways. Therapy pool accessible by ramp; heated at 34°C (94°F) and has a shallow end depth of zero sloping to four feet (aquatic wheelchairs are available for moving from change rooms into therapy pool.) Whirlpool is a combination of turbulent air and 40°C (104°F) water pumped into the pool. The Sauna is a hot, dry, relaxing area kept at an average of 55°C (131°F). **Children under 7 years must be accompanied in water and within arm’s reach of parent or person 19 years plus. (2 children/1 adult).

Aquatic Fitness Classes... The fitness programs below are included in any drop in pass or memberships purchased.

Water Resistance - Using the resistance of water in exercise is like exercising with

Aquafit (Morning & Evening)

A highly energized aquatic fitness workout delivered by certified fitness instructors. These classes provide a well-rounded, head-to-toe work out.

Adaptive Fitness +

With care and consideration to limitations this class offers an added cardio component for those ready for and needing to increase fitness levels.

Adaptive Fitness

A program for clients with arthritis and other mobility limiations. Take advantage of our qualified, experienced staff that have the expertise to personalize your workout by accommodating individual needs.

Restorative Aquatic Fitness Therapy

This is an entry-level fitness class designed for those with advanced mobility issues and weight bearing limitations. Perfect for those recovering from surgeries, serious injuries or illness.

Nifty Fifties

An opportunity for those 50 years and over to improve cardiovascular fitness and strength levels, plus a chance to socialize with friends. Enjoy a 60-minute fitness class with one lane available from 3:00-4:00pm for those who would like to swim lengths.

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Aquatic Fitness Benefits weights or machines on land but safer.

Buoyancy - Approximately 90% of your body weight is buoyant; you are bearing only

10% of your weight when exercising in chest deep water, which reduces stress on your joints and muscles.

Social - Social connections have proven health benefits. Stress Relief - The soothing comfort of the water aids alleviates mental and emotional

stresses.

Fun - The aquatic environment and facility atmosphere make it a great place to laugh and have fun while doing something great for your mind and body. Cooling Effect - With continual movement in cool water your body won’t overheat. Therapeutic - Exercise in water safely enables and assists you in the recovery from injury, surgery and illness. It also helps to combat the aging process and has amazing mental therapeutic value. There are many aquatic fitness aids to maximize the effect of exercise, including removable stairs and an aquatic lift into the main pool, aquatic wheelchairs to help navigate the ramp into the therapy teach pool. There are also massaging jets available in the therapy pool.

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Red Cross Swimming Lessons Parent-included Levels (6-36 months)

Experiencing buoyancy, movement, entries, songs & games in the water. (Must be able to hold head up)

Starfish: 6-12mos. Duck: 12-24mos. Sea Turtle: 24-36mos.

Mon / Wed Jan 9-Feb 8 Feb 15-Mar 15

Tue / Thu Jan 10-Feb 9 Feb 14-Mar 16

Sat Jan 14-Mar 18

Sun Jan 15-Mar 19

10:30am, 6:00pm

N/A

N/A

N/A

10:30am, 3:00pm, 5:30pm

3:00pm, 6:00pm

10:00am

5:00pm

Crocodile, Whale

10:30am, 3:30pm, 6:00pm

3:30pm, 6:00pm

11:00am

5:30pm

Red Cross 1,2

3:00pm, 5:30pm

3:00pm, 5:30pm

10:00am

3:30pm, 6:00pm

11:00am

Level 7 & Under: $50.85 ten 30-min lessons Level 8 & 9: $56.55 for ten 45min lessons Level 10 & Up: $67.05 for ten 60min lessons

Level

Starfish, Duck, Sea Turtle Sea Otter, Salamandar, Sunfish

Preschool (3-5 yrs) Sea Otter: Transition from Sea Turtle & greater independence. An introductory level for new swimmers. Salamander: Actively learn new swimming

Red Cross 3

skills including floats & glides through games & songs.

Red Cross 4

Sunfish: Work on stroke & skill progressions,

Red Cross 5

3:30pm, 6:00pm

5:30pm

water safety & deep water.

Red Cross 6

3:30pm, 6:00pm

Crocodile: Start independent glides &

Red Cross 7

3:30pm, 6:00pm

Red Cross 8,9,10

5:30pm

5:30pm

10:30am

Adults Beginner

N/A

N/A

10:00am

Adults Intermediate

N/A

N/A

10:30am

kicking in deep water. Endurance increased by distance swims on front & back.

Whale: Swim independently & participate

in team games. Increase distance swims & improve skills in front & back swims.

Unsure what level to enroll in? Book a swim evaluation! Call 250-245-6424 for more information

School age levels (5 yrs+) Level Entry level; orientation to the water & pool,

1

introduces submersions, front & back floats & glides with kicks.

Level Increase skills in front & back swims,

2

introduced to deep water activities & use of floatation devices.

Level

3 Level

4

10:30am

3:30pm, 5:30pm

Level

5 Level

6 Level

Introduction to front crawl, diving & learn wise choices for when & where to swim. Advancing front crawl & begin back crawl, kneeling dives, surface support & developing self-safety.

7 Level

8

Introduction to back crawl, sculling & whip kick on back, stride dives & safe boating skills.

Level Increased development of strokes learned;

Improved technique of front & back crawl, introduction backstroke, ice safety, throwing assists & front dives.

Level Refine all strokes, fitness & safety; rescue of

Build skills & endurance for front & back crawl, backstroke. Sculling, whip kick & breathing obstructions. Introducing breaststroke, eggbeater kick, foot-first surface dives & standing dives, learn about hypothermia, the dangers of open water swimming & rescue breathing.

9 10

Head first surface dives, making wise choices; complications with rescue breathing, ice selfrescue, & boating regulations.

others, surface dives with underwater swims & what’s next.

Are you interested in private or semi-private swimming lessons? Private lessons can be booked for $25 for 30 minutes & semi-private are $15 per person for 30 minutes.

Red Cross Aquadults... Are you tired of just dipping your toes into the water? Or going to the beach, lake or pool and having your friends or child swim circles around you? Open up a new water world for yourself. Whether you are a ‘scared stiff’ beginner or quite comfortable in the water but need a little bit of help to improve technique allowing for greater efficiency and stamina, these classes are for you. Aqua Adults Beginners

This class is designed to accommodate the needs of Non-Swimmers. This time offers a half hour swim lesson with the ability to stay and practice or relax for an additional half hour. Sat Jan 14 - Mar 18 10:00-11:00am $67.05/10 sessions

Aqua Adults Intermediate

This class is designed to accommodate the needs of those comfortable in the water with a basic understanding of swimming front crawl and back crawl. This time offers a half hour swim lesson with the ability to stay and practice or relax for an additional half hour. Sat Jan 14 - Mar 18 10:30-11:30am $67.05/10 sessions

Adult Swim Fit

All levels of swimmers welcome. Workouts are based on structured swim progressions with a focus on improving stoke techique and effeciency. Distances are based on individual skill and ability. This is a registered program. Mon, Wed Jan 9 - Feb 8 8:30pm-9:30pm $67.10/10 sessions Mon, Wed Feb 15 - Mar 15 8:30pm-9:30pm $60.35/9 sessions

PLEASE NOTE: All information is up to date and correct at time of printing; due the seasonal nature of the guide, schedule and course information may change after the guide is printed…register early to avoid disappointment!

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Aquatic Leadership Programs Bronze Medallion / Bronze Cross (14yrs+)

Lifesaving Instructor Course (16+)

Exciting program encompassing lifesaving principles through the components of water rescue education, and using judgement, knowledge, and skill to perform simple to complex rescues. Sun, Tue, Thu Mar 19 - Mar 30 9:00am-3:00pm $300/6 sessions or $140 Cross only (must have manual)

Candidates are introduced to basic learning approaches and teaching strategies and apply them to teaching water rescue, first aid, and other lifesaving skills. Also learn about long-term and short term planning, class management, safety supervision, and the principles of evaluation. Participants must have Bronze Cross. Sun Jan 15 - Jan 29 9:00am-6:00pm $280/3 sessions

Jr. Lifeguard Club (8-12yrs)

Develop swimming & lifesaving skills, knowledge, personal fitness, leadership & teamwork. Designed by the Lifesaving Society for a serious purpose, but the process is pure fun. Option to stay & help coordinate activities in the public swim that follows from 6:30-9:00. Fri Jan 13-Mar 17 5:30-6:30pm $67.05/10 sessions

Lifesaving Instructor Recert (16yrs+)

Four-hour clinic giving the latest updates to the Lifesaving Society Instructor Certification. Sun Mar 12 8:00am-12:00pm $115/1 session

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Recert (16yrs+)

NLS Precert / Recert (16yrs+)

Join us for the opportunity to catch up on any changes to the NLS certification & to practice prior to your recertification. Prerequisites NLS Pool Option & CPR C current within one year. Thu, Fri Mar 16 & 17 5:30-9:30pm $115/2 sessions

PLEASE NOTE: All information is up to date and correct at time of printing; due the seasonal nature of the guide, schedule and course information may change after the guide is printed…register early to avoid disappointment!

A great opportunity to network & catch up on any changes to the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification. Sun Mar 5 8:00am-12:00pm $115/1 session

First Aid Programs Standard First Aid & CPR’C’ (11yrs+)

A fun interactive program including components of emergency first aid but also encompassing injuries to the head & spine, musculoskeletal injuries, sudden medical conditions, poisons, substance abuse & misuse. Certification upon successful completion of course. Valid for 3 years. No pre-requisites. Sat,Sun Feb 25&26 9:00am-6:00pm $140/2 sessions

CPR C Recert (14yrs+)

This is a refresher training session for those that need or wish to recertify their CPR C. Fri Feb 24 5:30-9:30pm $45/1 session

Emergency First Aid & CPR (11yrs+)

This interactive course includes techniques in first aid & CPR. Topics include: emergency medical systems, primary survey, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, bleeding management, shock & secondary survey. Certification is valid for 3 years upon successful completion. Sat Feb 25 9:00am-6:00pm $85/1 session

FREE WITH LAST MONTH’S EXPIRED BUS PASS*

Use last month’s expired bus pass* for a Free Swim or Skate. Learn more about this promotion at one of 6 local participating locations: Cowichan Aquatic Centre

Frank Jameson Community Centre

Island Savings Centre

Cowichan Lake Sports Arena

Fuller Lake Arena

Kerry Park Recreation Centre

Visit your local recreation centre for more details.

*Offer valid until March 31, 2017

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Registration Information Registration

Full payment is required at time of registration. Payment is accepted by cheque, credit card, debit card, or cash. All registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Register early to avoid cancellation or disappointment.

Ways To Register 1. 2. 3.

Visit the Community Centre Phone: 250.245.6424 Mail or Email: registration form available at www.ladysmith.ca

Cancellations

Programs are subject to cancellation due to insufficient registration. If this occurs, a full refund will be issued. In the event that a program or an individual class is cancelled, every attempt will be made to have the class or program rescheduled.

Refunds

Refunds may be given for withdrawals prior to the start of the program unless a refund/withdrawal deadline is noted. Prorated refunds may be given once the program begins. If more than half the program has elapsed, no refund or credit will be offered.

Co-sponsored Programs

No credit or refund shall be granted after the program start date.

Leisure Access Program

Parks, Recreation & Culture is committed to providing accessible & affordable recreation programs. Families living within Town boundaries with a combined family income at or below the Statistics Canada Low Income Threshold are eligible to apply for the Leisure Access Program. For more information, call, email or visit www.ladysmith.ca.

Fitness Centre and Aquatic Passes

Admission Rates (Including GST) Pool & Fitness Centre Single

10x and 30x Passes - Punch passes are transferable and do not expire.

10X

30X

Child (under 3 years)

Monthly Passes - Monthly passes are non-transferable and non-refundable. No ‘holds’ permitted for 1 month passes. 3 and 6 month passes can be placed on ‘hold’ for a minimum of two week one time per pass. 12 month passes can be placed on ‘hold’ for a minimum of two weeks two times per pass. ALL PASSES CAN BE USED IN BOTH THE POOL AND FITNESS CENTRE, AS WELL AS ANY DROP-IN FITNESS CLASSES

1-Month

3-Month 6-Month 12-Month

FREE

Child (3-12 years)

2.95 24.80

59.55

Youth (13-18 years)

4.00 34.15

90.70

Adult (19-59 years)

5.75 48.40 127.60

50.70

136.95

258.60

492.00

Senior (60-79 years)

4.00 34.15

40.50

109.55

206.85

392.40

273.85

517.25

1004.70

90.70

Senior (80+ years) Family

Ask about monthly payment plans 40.50

109.55

206.85

392.40

FREE 11.45 96.70 255.45

101.40

Family rate includes two adults & their immediate children

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