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2019 WINTER

ACTIVITY GUIDE Guide Current from Jan 1 to Mar 31

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Early Years /Children

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Youth

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Adult

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Fitness

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p Community Centre Hours of Operation: Reception Office Mon-Fri Sat Sun

8:00am-9:00pm 9:00am-6:00pm 1:00pm-6:00pm

Fitness Centre Mon-Fri Sat-Sun

6:00am-9:00pm 8:00am-6:00pm

Aquatic Centre See page 9 for pool schedule

Schedule Changes: Closed: Dec 25 & 26, Jan 1 Reduced Hours: Dec 24 & 31 - 8:00am-12:00pm Dec 27 & 28, Jan 2-4 - check website or call for details

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE AT WWW.RECCOWICHAN.CA

Special Events: Dec 27-28

Winter Break Activities - See pg 3 for more info

Jan 2-4

Toonie Swim weekdays 1:00-2:00pm

Fri, Feb 8

Dive In Cinema 6:30-8:30pm - $5 admission

Feb 13, 14

Seniors Tea

Tue, Feb 18 Family Day Swim 12:00-3:30pm Mon, Feb 25 Pro-D Day Kids Activities - See pg 3 for more info Toonie Swim 1:00-2:00pm Tue, Feb 26 Pro-D Day Kids Activities - See pg 3 for more info Toonie Swim 1:00-2:00pm Fri, Mar 15

Pirate Swim 6:30-8:30pm - $5 admission

Mon-Fri, Mar 18-29

Spring Break Kids Activities - See pg 3 for more info Toonie Swim 1:00-2:00pm

Registration & Admission information on page 12

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Early Years Childminding

Sports & Activities

Childminding (6mos-5yrs)

Participate in a group fitness class or workout in the Fitness Centre while your child has a blast with our terrific childminder! It’s a win/win! Parents must remain on-site. Community Centre Mon/Wed/Fri Jan 7 - Jan 30 9:00-10:30am $44/11 sessions Mon/Wed/Fri Feb 1 - Feb 27 9:00-10:30am $48/12 sessions Mon/Wed/Fri Mar 1 - Mar 27 9:00-10:30am $44/11 sessions

This 45 minute class for active toddlers is as busy for the parent as it is exciting for the child! Come and join us for group games, songs and activities that introduce concepts of under and over, stop 00006716 and go, and high and low! Parent (or energetic grandparent) participation is required for each 00006717 child registered. 00006718 Community Centre Mon Jan 14 - Mar 11 4:30-5:15pm $97.20/8 sessions

Music This one-of-a-kind music and movement program engages, educates, and entertains parent and child on a musical journey around the world. Stimulates mind/body/spirit through diverse activities creating a well-rounded experience! A great way for families to bond, gaining exposure to musical rudiments and cultures. New families are welcome to enjoy a FREE trial class anytime! Community Centre 10:00-10:50am

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Monkey Business Preschool Gymnastics (3-5 yrs)

Jump into Music (6mos-4yrs)

Fri Jan 11 - Mar 8 $108/9 sessions

Monkey Business Parent & Tot Gymnastics (1-2yrs)

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This is a combination class of Tiny Tots and Kindergym. Come and learn how to cartwheel and more in this 1-hour of fun using games, gymnastics, and individual challenges to build stronger, confident and indestructible kids! Shapes, letters and numbers are incorporated daily to help develop physical literacy both in the gym and out in the world! Community Centre Mon Jan 14-Mar 11 $105.20/8 sessions

2:00-3:00pm

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Preschool Ballet (3-4yrs)

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. Rhythm Dance Studio Wed Jan 9 - Mar 13 $125/10 sessions

2:30-3:00pm

(families & caregivers with children newborn to age 6) Meet other parents, health and social service providers; cosponsored by the Town of Ladysmith with generous support from the Province of BC, United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island, and Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. ($2 suggested donation per family for each activity)

LaFF Mornings at Aggie Hall

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 9:30am-12:30pm

LaFFternoons at Aggie Hall

A quieter LaFF experience with all the same child friendly, play based activities but with limited attendance. It’s a ‘stepping stone’ to our LaFF morning program. For new parents or new to parenting, new families to the community, children or parents who may feel overwhelmed in a large group setting. Sept-June Tue 12:30-1:45pm

LaFF Outside at Kinsmen Park Brown Drive Most SD68 Pro D days

Karate Kids (3-6yrs)

Dance

LaFF Family Resource Program

A great chance for the youngest students to learn general safety and some karate basics. Classes will include age-appropriate activities and little homework projects to help instill the idea of responsibility in a fun, family-friendly setting. Instructor: Brittni Paquette Community Centre Thu Jan 10 - Jan 31 6:45-7:15pm Thu Feb 7 - Feb 28 6:45-7:15pm $25/4 sessions ($7 drop in) Thu Mar 7 - Mar 14 6:45-7:15pm $12.50/2 sessions ($7 drop in)

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Family Frolics at the Community Centre

Open drop-in family fun right after work to burn off some energy and get ready for bed! Tues 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. Website: www.familyandfriends.ca Phone: 250-210-0870 Email: laffexecutivedirector@shaw.ca Mail: Box 1830 Ladysmith BC V9G 1B4 Or: visit Aggie Hall, 1110 First Ave, Ladysmith.

Sometimes excellent programs are cancelled when people wait until the last minute to register. We need to make decisions three to five days prior to the start date of our programs to allow for proper preparation. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Children Hip Hop (9-12yrs)

Dance

Arts & Crafts Afterschool Art Explorations

Join in for a fun and adventurous class that explores the various materials, stories and artists of history. Practice your skills in drawing, painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture! Instructor: Josslyn Myers Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery 5-8yrs Wed Jan 9 - Jan 30 3:30-5:00pm 00006538 Wed Feb 6 - Feb 27 3:30-5:00pm 00006539 Wed Mar 6 - Mar 27 3:30-5:00pm 00006540 $60/4 sessions (materials fee of $25 payable to instructor)

Introduction to Contemporary Dance (9-13yrs)

Learn the fundamentals of contemporary dance! Contemporary means new, so it’s a unique style of dance with a modern/classical base. Dancers will learn basic technique, different expressive styles, and choreography! Extensive experience is not required, just a desire to learn and dance! Community Centre Thu Jan 10 - Mar 14 3:30-4:30pm $125/10 sessions

9-12yrs

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Tue Jan 22 - Mar 12 3:15-4:15pm $80/8 sessions

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Introduction to Jazz Dance (9-13yrs)

An upbeat, exciting mix of basic jazz dance fundamentals, the sharp and dynamic style of jazz, and fun choreography! Extensive experience is not required, just a desire to learn and dance! Community Centre Thu Jan 10 - Mar 14 4:30-5:30pm $125/10 sessions

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A fun class in which students will learn the basics of Hip Hop, starting with Old School and touching on some Funk Styles, including Popping, Locking, House, and Waacking. They will also learn how to use musicality in dancing, and the basics of freestyling. This class will include a mixture of technique and choreography. Community Centre

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Children Karate (6-18yrs)

Sports & Activities Active Afterschool (6-12yrs)

Active After School is an 8-week program and will be hosted in the gymnasium at Frank Jameson Community Centre. The activities will change from week to week and will include: fundamental movement skills, try-it sports (variety of sports), physical literacy obstacle course, yoga, and a variety of active group games and activities. On the 8th week, parents and guardians will be encouraged to participate in a family-friendly physical activity/obstacle course session and celebration with their children. Community Centre Wed Jan 16 - Mar 6 FREE/8 sessions

3:15-4:30pm

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Tue/Thu Jan 8 - 31 Tue/Thu Feb 5 - 28 $40/8 sessions Tue/Thu Mar 5 - 14 $20/4 sessions

Level 2

Monkey Business 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! Community Centre Mon Jan 14 - Mar 11 3:15-4:15pm $105.20/8 sessions

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. Instructors: Rick Hodson and Mark Thomlison Community Centre Level 1

Tue/Thu Jan 8 - 31 Tue/Thu Feb 5 - 28 $40/8 sessions Tue/Thu Mar 5 - 14 $20/4 sessions

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Monkey Business Senior Gymnastics (8-18yrs)

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. Community Centre Mon Jan 14 - Mar 11 5:30-7:00pm $118/8 sessions

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Getting Bendy - Kids Yoga (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 breath with playful movement. Practice together through flowing yoga poses that promote balance, concentration, strength and flexibility with a direct connection to nature. Community Centre Wed Jan 23 - Mar 13 3:00-3:45pm $32/8 sessions

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Camps/Schools Out Days Junior Lifeguard Camp Day (8-13yrs)

Schools Out Days

Looking for a fun action packed day at the pool! Junior Lifeguard Day Camp is the place to be. Learn the behind the scenes of what lifeguards do, work on your rescue skills, play some fun water games and even get a chance to shadow guard. Day Campers must be 8 years old and be able to swim 25 m and tread for 1 min. Community Centre

Adventure Zone Daycamp Winter Break Activities (5-12yrs)

Plan ahead and register for Adventure Zone Daycamp - Winter Break Activities! 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! Community Centre Thu Fri Wed Thu Fri $35/day

Dec 27 Dec 28 Jan 2 Jan 3 Jan 4

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Adventure Zone Pro-D Daycamp (5-12yrs) Plan ahead and register for Adventure Zone Daycamp! It’s a wonderful opportunity to stay local, meet new friends, and try new things, doing activities they love: sports, crafts, games, swimming and lots of fun! Community Centre Mon Tue $35/day

Feb 25 Feb 26

9:00am-3:00pm 9:00am-3:00pm

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Tue Feb 26 $40/1 session

9:30am-2:00pm

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ProD Art with Josslyn (5-13yrs) Adventure Zone Daycamp Spring Break Activities (5-12yrs)

Plan ahead and register for Adventure Zone Daycamp! It’s a wonderful opportunity 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 week or day by day! Community Centre Mon-Fri Mar 18 - Mar 22 9:00am-3:00pm Mon-Fri Mar 25 - Mar 29 9:00am-3:00pm $140/5 days

Come and have a fun-filled day (or half day) when school is closed for Pro-D Days (SD68). Create artworks on fun filled themes such as Action Figures, Dancing, Making Games, Sports, Favorite Pets, and more…and take home a special keepsake! Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery

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Youth Youth Zone

At FJCC we offer a variety of exciting recreational and social activities for preteens ages 10-12 and teens ages 13-18 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 have fun at special events includingtheme nights, games tournaments, and more! Community Centre Pre Teens (10-12yrs) Wed

General Interest

Hip Hop (13-18yrs)

A fun class in which students will learn the basics of Hip Hop, starting with Old School and touching on some Funk Styles, including Popping, Locking, House, and Waacking. They will also learn how to use musicality in dancing, and the basics of freestyling. This class will include a mixture of technique and choreography. Community Centre Tue Jan 22 - Mar 12 4:15-5:15pm $80/8 sessions

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Teens (13-18yrs) Fri FREE

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The Rec Room is a welcoming place in the community dedicated to YOUth! Youth, volunteers and the youth team work together to plan and run programs and activities. If you don’t see what you are looking for, then join in, get involved and make it happen! Join us on Facebook!

Coming Soon... Have a say... be a part of a NEW Youth committee and get involved planning projects and making your ideas realities! The Youth committee will allow YOUth to have a voice. We can look for ways to enhance the Youth Zone, help out in the community, plan activities, events and trips, and hold funraisers!! Watch for more news coming soon!!!!

FoodSafe Certification (13-18yrs)

FOODSAFE is British Columbia’s food safety, handling and sanitation training. The Level 1 program equips foodservice workers with the knowledge and skills to apply proper food handling and preparation techniques and to follow appropriate safety measures to prevent food-borne illness. Great for building your skills and your resume! *Course includes workbook and certificate (when you successfully pass the exam). Community Centre Mon Feb 25 $89/1 session

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TEENS WELCOME! If you see a program that you would like to participate in found in other areas of the guide, give us a call and find out how we can include you!

Adult Sports & Activities

General Interest

Beginners Bike Maintenance

French Lessons - Beginner Conversation

These classes aim to develop the acquisition of elementary French, allowing you to develop all four skills; speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through practical situations, you will be introduced to the basics and the pleasure of the French language. Ladysmith Secondary School Tue Jan 15 - Mar 5 6:30-7:45pm $99/7 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC)

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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 28 - Mar 11 6:30-8:00pm $99/6 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC)

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Spanish - Level 2 & 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 28 - Mar 11 5:00-6:30pm $99/6 sessions (text extra, available at FJCC)

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Get the Job - Creating a Portfolio that Stands Out

This workshop is intended for anyone, of any age, who wishes to find work in an art-based industry by building a strong portfolio and application. Students and young artists are encouraged to attend, as well as people who want to work a reception or administrative job in the art industry. A professional portfolio is the first step to finding work in the art world. In this workshop you will learn what hiring managers are looking for, what will get you noticed, and how to avoid the common mistakes that earn your application a one way trip to the trash pile. We will spend time working on your resume, cover letter, artist’s CV, and organizing your portfolio to make a great first impression. There will also be an opportunity to get your questions answered. Instructor: Kara Harrison Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery Sat Jan 26 10:00am-1:00pm 00006530 $30/1 session (material list on registration receipt)

Have you ever had a flat tire on your bicycle? Do your gears mysteriously stop shifting properly, or your brakes don’t stop as well anymore, and you don’t know how to fix them? Come to the Beginner’s Bike Maintenance class hosted by Citrus Cycles, and solve the mystery! A Certified mechanic will show you how to fix that flat tire. From removing the wheel, changing the tube, and putting it back onto the bike. You will also learn how to use the barrel adjusters on your drivetrain and brakes to make your riding experience more enjoyable, and safe! Citrus Cycles - 10860 Chemainus Rd, Saltair Wed Mar 6 Sat Mar 9 $20/1 session

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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. Instructors: Rick Hodson and Mark Thomlison Community Centre Level 1 Tue/Thu Jan 8 - 31 7:15-8:15pm Tue/Thu Feb 5 - 28 7:15-8:15pm $48/8 sessions ($7 drop in) Tue/Thu Mar 5 - 14 7:15-8:15pm $24/4 sessions ($7 drop in)

Level 2

Tue/Thu Jan 8 - 31 7:15-8:15pm Tue/Thu Feb 5 - 28 7:15-8:15pm $48/8 sessions ($7 drop in) Tue/Thu Mar 5 - 14 7:15-8:15pm $24/4 sessions ($7 drop in)

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Intro to Pickleball

A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fastpaced, competitive game for experienced players. This 6 week workshop series will cover the rules of the game, basic serving and hitting, and some strategies for game play. All equipment provided. Community Centre Thu Jan 31 - Mar 7 $54/6 sessions

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6:30-8:30pm 1:00-3:00pm

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Adult 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.

Arts & Crafts Seniors Art with Barry

Big Juicy Monoprints

Fri Jan 4 - Jan 25 9:00am-12:00pm 00006535 Fri Feb 1 - Feb 22 9:00am-12:00pm 00006536 Fri Mar 1 - Mar 22 9:00am-12:00pm 00006537 $50/4 sessions (material fee of $20 payable to instructor)

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When was the last time you really enjoyed art? Time to take it up again! Learn or keep learning how to paint. Improve your life and health by regularly practicing art, Easy to follow lessons are fun and will increase your happy social time. Instructor: Barry Strasbourg-Thompson

When in Doubt, Scribble, Dribble and Scrawl Start the new year with a kick start to your creative process. This workshop encourages you to rethink your mark making, materials, and scale of your project. You will be excited with the results. BTW, we will be working large. INSTRUCTOR: Lottie Anderson

Sat Jan 5 10:00am-3:00pm 00006647 $70/1 session (material fee of $15 payable to instructor)

Make Your Watercolours Come Alive

See what you can paint using solid and graded washes, glazing, wet in wet and dry brush to bring out the excitement in your painting. Instructor: Rich Williams

Tue Jan 8 - Jan 29 9:00am-12:00pm 00006524 Tue Feb 5 - Feb 26 9:00am-12:00pm 00006527 Tue Mar 5 - Mar 26 9:00am-12:00pm 00006528 $75/4 sessions (material list on registration receipt)

Watercolour Magic

This class will continue to focus on mastering the transperant washes and glazes in watercolor painting. Composition and color theory will be covered as you work on a subject of your choice. Fun! Instructor: Josslyn Meyers

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Acrylic Painting

Interested in learning to paint with Acrylics? Have you started painting? Want to continue? Join us. A fun time guaranteed while you learn and progress. Instructor: Mary Ann Gerwing Wed Jan 9 - Jan 30 12:30-3:30pm 00006532 Wed Feb 6 - Feb 27 12:30-3:30pm 00006533 Wed Mar 6 - Mar 27 12:30-3:30pm 00006534 $85/4 sessions(material list on registration receipt)

Fall in Love with Your Furniture Again

Upcycle that unused or outdated desk, table, lamp, mirror by using chalk paints, waxes, and glazes. Learn proper prepping, painting, and finishing techniques to give a lift to anything in your home. Paint colour to be confirmed after registration; bring an item to the class. Community Centre

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What a great introduction to printmaking. Learning about the inks and the press. You will leave with numerous unique prints at the end of the day. This is a great workshop for new and experienced printmakers alike. Instructor: Lottie Anderson

Artist Journal

This colourful 64 page journal, with some altered pages, is a fun, straight-forward project to make. A decorative button is often sewn on the front cover for decoration. After the book is assembled, pages can be altered if desired..... just another feature that adds appeal and mystery to this journal. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Sun Feb 10 9:00am-12:30pm 00006522 $40/1 session (material fee of $20 payable to instructor)

Drawing Book using Coptic and French Lace Sewing

Your journal will be constructed from book boards, covered with beautiful decorative paper, and a book block with 128 pages of 90-100 pound drawing paper. The book will be sewn together using waxed linen thread and historical coptic and kettle stitching, as well as a French lace stitching. Both of these styles are beautiful and very strong. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Sun Mar 3 9:00am-12:30pm 00006518 $40/1 session (material fee of $15 payable to instructor, material list on registration receipt)

Playful Letters

Over four weeks, enjoy making beautiful letters that will enhance any card, envelope, document, poster and art piece. Using a fine liner, we will learn several distinctive monoline alphabets that are easy to make and look fine on the page. As well, we will explore a few large, playful alphabets that will make our work most appealing. Enjoy some contemporary lettering in a relaxed atmosphere. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire Thu Mar 7 - Mar 28 6:30-9:00pm 00006523 $80/4 sessions (material fee of $20 payable to instructor, material list on registration receipt)

Intro to Needle Felting - Owls

You’ve seen the woolly creatures at markets and on Etsy and wondered how they are made… well, jump right in and make one yourself! This beginners class is lots of fun and will introduce you to this wonderful craft. Bring and friend and have a HOOT! Community Centre

Sat Jan 26 12:00-4:00pm 00005418 $20/1 session (materials fee of $13 payable to instructor)

Sun/Mon Mar 24 - 25 9:00am-4:00pm 00006515 $75/1 session (material fee of $35 payable to instructor)

The Art of Walking: A Mini Group Residency

A series of themed walks in varied landscapes of Ladysmith and District will encourage the ‘walker’ to pay attention to their immediate environment in a way they have never before. These walks will be gently curated prompting the group by referencing poetry, storytelling, archival photos and even silent meditation. We will also explore ways of making through collection, sketching, photography, etc. Bring any tools you wish to assist you on your creative endeavour. The walks will be 1.5 to 2 hours in length followed by a 1 hour studio session in the classroom at the Ladysmith Arts Centre. Instructor: Lacey McRae Williams Sun Jan 13 1:00-4:00pm 00006652 Sun Feb 10 1:00-4:00pm 00006653 Sun Mar 10 1:00-4:00pm 00006654 $15/1 session (material fee of $10 payable to instructor, material list on registration receipt)

Next Generation Printmaking - Pochoir

Pochoir is the art of creating stencils. Join Lottie and create shapes and forms which we will ink and layer onto paper and pass it through the press. Oh the magic we will witness. Everyone will leave with a handful of unique prints they create that day. Instructor: Lottie Anderson Sat Mar 2 10:00am-3:00pm 00006644 $70/1 session (material fee of $10 payable to instructor)

Wet Felted Vessel

Let your imagination run wild in this fun project! Using a resist, hot water, soap and wool we will create a 3D orb/bowl. Please bring your favourite scissors, a tea towel and two old bath towels. No experience necessary. Community Centre

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Needle Felted Songbird

Drop in to learn and share sewing and other fabric arts secrets, as well as miscellaneous homemaking and kitchen tips with others in this inter-generational drop-in session (contact group leader Ann at 250.245.5007 for monthly schedule). Community Centre

Bring a little sunshine into your home with a homemade songbird. Natural fibres bring a lifelike feeling to your creation. Come with a specific idea or let the wool guide you. Community Centre

Sun Mar 10 9:00am-1:00pm 00005424 $20/1 session (materials fee of $15 payable to instructor)

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The carousel, or star, book is a lovely way to document a life story, family history, a special event or occasion. The shell of the book will already be constructed using decorative paper, book boards and ribbon for the cover and cardstock for the inside 7 signatures. Then the fun begins! During this 2 day class, we will make 7, 3-dimensional scenes, based on a theme you have chosen ahead of time. When the book is completed, it will open to 360 degrees displaying the work you have created. Instructor: Carolynn Dallaire

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Home Arts Drop In

Mon Jan 7 - Mar 11 $2/drop in

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Fitness Schedule Effective Jan 7 - Mar 31 (see pg 1 for schedule changes/closures)

Sunday Total Body Turnaround/ Strong on Sundays 9:00-10:00am

Monday

Tuesday

Spin Class 6:30-7:15am Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

Advanced Pickleball 9:00-11:00am

Recreational Pickleball 4:00-6:00pm

Vinyasa Flow & Core 12:00-1:00pm

Retro Cardio Core 9:00-10:00am

Advanced Pickleball 9:30-11:30am

Wednesday Spin Class 6:30-7:15am Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am

Thursday

Friday

Retro Cardio Core 9:00-10:00am

Saturday

Spin Class 6:30-7:15am Cardio Circuit 9:15-10:15am

Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

Advanced Pickleball 9:30-11:30am

Fitness Lite 1 9:15-10:15am

Recreational Pickleball 11:00am-1:00pm

Gentle Hatha Yoga 10:30-11:30am

Fitness Lite 2 10:30-11:30am

SteadyFeet 1:30-2:15pm

Spin Yoga 10:30-11:30am

Yoga Fitness 12:00-1:00pm

Osteofit 10:30-11:30am

Recreational Pickleball 11:00am-1:00pm

Spin Yoga - Core 5:15-6:15pm

Osteofit 10:30-11:30am

Spin TRX 6:00-7:00pm

Vinyasa Flow & Core 12:00-1:00pm

Zumba Dance 12:00-1:00pm

Gentle Hatha Yoga 6:30-7:30pm

Get Active 12:30-1:30am

Skip & Sculpt 7:30-8:15pm Drop in Soccer (FF) 8:00-10:00pm

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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 and freeweight equipment, Stability, Bosu, and Medicine Balls, Wobble Boards, Fit Tubes, and TRX Suspension. Check with your family doctor before starting an exercise program if you are new to exercise or returning after an absence.Please Note: Personal trainers, kinesiologists, and physiotherapists not employed or authorized by the Town of Ladysmith may not train clients within the Fitness Centre. Please see pg 1 for Fitness Centre Hours of Operation.

Strength & Stability 6:00-7:00pm

SteadyFeet 1:30-2:15pm

10K & 1/2 Marathon Training Clinic 6:00-8:00pm Gentle Hatha Yoga 7:00-8:00pm

3C’s 6:00-7:00pm Yoga for a Powerful Heart 7:30-8:30pm

Drop in Soccer (FJCC) 1:00-3:00pm

Recreational Pickleball 9:15-11:15am

Saturday Spin** 9:15-10:00am

REPS ‘n’ ROLL 5:15-6:15pm

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

Drop In Fitness Programs

Drop In Sports

These fitness programs are included in any drop in pass or memberships purchased.

Admission included in any drop in pass or memberships purchased.

Fitness Lite 1 Gentle and easy on the joints! Class includes a warm-up, easy to follow choreography cardio, safe, joint friendly strength, balance, and core exercises and concludes with a gentle stretch for all the muscles worked. Ideal for those who want a low intensity workout or who are new to exercise.

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Fitness Lite 2 Low to moderate impact and fun! 30-20-10 – 30min to get your groove on with choreographed cardio – 20min to focus on form with safe strength, balance and core exercises – 10min to relax and stretch out your muscles! This class is ideal for those who want a solid workout without high impact and intensity. Also suitable for first time exercisers without any severe joint issues; active agers and prenatal moms.

Tennis-like game played on a badminton court using a perforated, slow moving ball and a smooth paddle. Please pay drop-in admission prior to entering gym, participants must be present at time of admission purchase, space is limited, we operate on a first-come, first-served basis, schedule subject to change without notice. PLEASE NOTE: Advanced sessions are for those players who achieve a 3.5 rating or higher. **Interested in Pickleball but have never played? Check out ‘Intro to Pickleball’ on page 4!**

Cardio Circuit A ‘do-it-all’ HIGH INTENSITY circuit style class that will get your heart pumping and muscles strong! Challenge your body’s ability using a variety of equipment and compound muscle movements. This is a high intensity class, if you have mobility issues or injuries you should see your doctor or speak with the instructor prior to participation. Retro Cardio Core Step back in time and groove to a traditional style of choreography. Spend 45min getting the heart pumping while learning a routine to upbeat music. You will spend the last 15min of class challenging your core strength and relaxing your body. Yoga - Fitness Yoga is a wonderful way to stretch and relax the body. This class blends Hatha yoga poses in a Vinyasa Flow style. This class is suitable for most levels, but is advised to discuss any injuries with a doctor or the instructor.

Just for kicks... co-ed recreational soccer! Join in on this great opportunity to play soccer in a recreational environment! Players must bring light and dark shirts. Monday nights at Forrest Field and Fridays in the gymnasium.

Pickleball

Personal Training Take your health, vitality and energy to the next level with one of our three one-on-one personal training options. Whichever option you choose, feel confident in knowing you will receive top quality personal attention, guidance and knowledge in the safest possible exercise environment. Working with a Town of Ladysmith certified BCRPA Personal Trainer is your assurance that our trainers have the highest qualifications in the industry, current first aid & CPR certifications, and appropriate insurance coverage. All of our training options will require you to complete medical health questionnaires, and depending on your current health we may request you receive medical clearance from your health practitioner.

Saturday Spin ** This 45min non-registered class teaches you the basics of indoor cycling. Get lost in the music as you power through hills, sprints and intervals – you get to decide the resistance and pace you ride. **PLEASE NOTE: this class is not included in monthly or punch passes. $6 drop-in

For more information on the three Personal training options, visit www.ladysmith.ca/parks-recreation-culture/programs or call us at 250.245.6424

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Fitness Spin TRX

Spin Classes 3 C’s

Circuit, Cycle & Core...and in no particular order! This class is sure to challenge you beyond your fitness boundaries! Class is great for healthy beginners looking for the right kickstart or for fitness fanatics looking to add variety into your workouts. This 60 min class is sure to energize your cardio system, sculpt your muscles and harden your core! Limited spots available so register now to claim your spot in this fun, friendly, high octane class! Thu Jan 10 - Feb 14 6:00-7:00pm Thu Feb 21 - Mar 28 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions ($7 drop in)

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Wed Jan 9 - Feb 13 6:00-7:00pm Wed Feb 20 - Mar 27 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions ($7 drop in)

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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.

Sweat, Stretch, Strengthen. Spin Yoga/Core is a class that makes you sweat for 30min while sprinting and climbing on an indoor bike. Then alternating weeks with a 30min yoga focus to stretch the body and calm the mind and the next week a 30min core focus to develop a strong powerful mid-section.

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Mon Jan 7 - Feb 11 5:15-6:15pm $36/6 sessions ($7 drop in) Mon Feb 25 - Mar 25 5:15-6:15pm $30/5 sessions ($7 drop in)

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Run/Walk Clinics 10K Training Clinic

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 15-week progressive program is designed around 3 workouts per week - 1 group session and 2 homework sessions. Info sessions, motivational leaders, and a 30x pass for the FJCC will help you achieve your 10k goal. Includes a technical t-shirt! The TC10K is a great event to put your training to the test. Wed Jan 23 - Apr 24 $126/14 sessions

6:00-8:00pm

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1/2 Marathon Training Program

Spin Yoga-Core

Spin Class

Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Jan 30 6:30-7:15am $44/8 sessions ($6.50 drop in) Mon/Wed Feb 4 - Feb 27 6:30-7:15am $38.50/7 sessions ($6.50 drop in) Mon/Wed Mar 4 - Mar 27 6:30-7:15am $44/8 sessions ($6.50 drop in) Fri Jan 11 - Feb 15 6:30-7:15am Fri Feb 22 - Mar 29 6:30-7:15am $33/6 sessions ($6.50 drop in)

Enjoy this unique combination of highenergy indoor spinning as you are put through heart-pumping drills involving sprints, hills, and intervals paired with TRX suspension training, which uses your own bodyweight against gravity to develop strength, core stability and flexibility. With moves and equipment that are easily modified, Spin-TRX is great for people of all fitness levels. Classes are small and structured for form, function and special attention. This class may not be suitable for individuals with acute or chronic injuries. Limited space available.

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Spin-Yoga is a class that fuses both indoor cycling and yoga! This full body and mind workout is 60 min and will leave you feeling fit and relaxed! Tue Jan 8 - Feb 12 10:30-11:30am Tue Feb 19 - Mar 26 10:30-11:30am $36/6 sessions ($7 drop in)

This program is ideal for 10K runners wanting to move up in distance or half-marathoners looking to achieve a personal best. This 16-week program will touch all the training systems important to endurance runners. Participants will meet once a week for coaching advice and group workouts, and will receive a training schedule for 4-5 workouts each week that are individually planned around your lifestyle. Included in this training plan is a 3-month facility pass, motivating leaders and a technical t-shirt. If you are interested in this program it is recommended that you currently be running 2-4 times per week and have completed a 10k program. The BMO Vancouver 1/2 marathon is a perfect event to put your training to the test. Wed Jan 23 - May 1 $135/15 sessions

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Yoga Gentle Hatha Yoga

Gentle Hatha yoga is perfect for individuals seeking a gentle approach to wellness for body and mind, and relief from stress. Explore sensations through movement, breath and meditation. This class incorporates restorative poses with gentle reclined, seated and kneeling poses to help students safely develop flexibility and strength. Suitable for everyone, from beginners to intermediate and advanced practitioners looking to slow down, stretch more and practice mindful movement.

Fitness 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 and turning with more dynamic movement. Good body mechanics. Good cardio base. Variety of equipment 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 used. Lots of compound muscle movements. Coordination & agility are also used in this type of class.

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Mon Jan 7 - Feb 11 Wed Jan 9 - Feb 13 Thu Jan 10 - Feb 14 Wed Feb 20 - Mar 27 Thu Feb 21 - Mar 28 $54/6 sessions ($10 drop in) Mon Feb 25 - Mar 25 $45/5 sessions ($10 drop in)

6:30-7:30pm 7:00-8:00pm 10:30-11:30am 7:00-8:00pm 10:30-11:30am

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6:30-7:30pm

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Vinyasa Flow & Core

Vinyasa Flow classes are lively, energetic, flowing classes sychronizing breath with movement. Build strength, flexibility and concentration. Cleanse the body and calm the mind. Each class is unique and will vary. You can expect a great cardiovascular and strength building workout combined with breath work (pranayama) and/or meditation. The classes are suitable for active beginners through to advanced students. Modified versions of more challenging postures will be given. Mon Jan 21 - Feb 11 Thu Jan 24 - Feb 14 $36/4 sessions ($10 drop in) Thu Feb 21 - Mar 28 $54/6 sessions ($10 drop in) Mon Feb 25 - Mar 25 $45/5 sessions ($10 drop in)

12:00-1:00pm 12:00-1:00pm

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Yoga for a Powerful Heart

In this class we focus on the heart physically and emotionally. As we flow through power poses for the entire body we will challenge the heart muscle cardiovascularly; with special concentration on specific poses to loosen up the chest and shoulders. Creating this new space in the chest and heart will not only release tension but will also help to release emotion. Thu Jan 10 - Feb 14 7:30-8:30pm Thu Feb 21 - Mar 28 7:30-8:30pm $54/6 sessions

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Zumba Dance

General Fitness Skip & Sculpt

This 45min class is an efficient way to get your cardio and strength all in one session. Not only is skipping a full body workout and great for cardiovascular training, it is also great for agility, balance, coordination and to maintain bone density. Combining this class with resistance training to tone and strengthen your muscles will make your body feel alive. Mon Jan 7 - Feb 11 7:30-8:15pm $33/6 sessions ($6.50 drop in) Mon Feb 25 - Mar 25 7:30-8:15pm $27.50/5 sessions ($6.50 drop in)

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Strength & Stability

Skip the cardio and join us for an hour of power in this total body Strength and Stability conditioning class. A variety of equipment, including your own bodyweight will be utilized to sculpt, tone and develop muscles. This class will have an emphasis on safe and proper form. Exercise choices will be based on functional movement patterns. Tue Jan 8 - Feb 12 6:00-7:00pm Tue Feb 19 - Mar 26 6:00-7:00pm $36/6 sessions ($7 drop in)

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REPS ‘n’ ROLL

Come get your Friday night pre-party reps ‘n’ roll in while we rock to some jamming’ good tunes. This class is a blend of strength training and self-myofascial release (SMR). With the use of SMR tools like a foam roller we can learn to give the dysfunctional tissues in our body a self-massage so we can regain our freedom to move, lift more and heavier and just be awesome at life. Fri Jan 11 - Feb 15 5:15-6:15pm Fri Feb 22 - Mar 29 5:15-6:15pm $30/6 sessions ($6 drop in)

Spice up your workout with Zumba Dance! Join the new wave of fitness through this Latin inspired, hip hop calorie burning dance party. This exhilarating and easy to follow dance will keep your body moving and energy levels soaring! Fri Jan 11 - Feb 15 12:00-1:00pm Fri Feb 22 - Mar 29 12:00-1:00pm $42/6 sessions ($8 drop in)

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Strong on Sundays

Prep your muscles for the week ahead so you are powerful enough to take on the world. Challenge your body’s strength using a variety of equipment and compound muscle movements. This class is primarily strength based with a hint of cardio. Sun Jan 13 - Feb 17 9:00-10:00am Sun Feb 24 - Mar 31 9:00-10:00am $30/6 sessions ($6 drop in)

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Total Body Turnaround

Are you ready to take charge of your life and make a change for the better? If so then this 14-week 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 (1. Strong on Sundays and 2. Your choice), 2 Personal Training sessions, a 3-month facility pass and highly motivational and experienced trainers. Sun Jan 13 - Apr 14 $299/14 weeks

9:00-10:00am

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Sometimes excellent programs are cancelled when people wait until the last minute to register. We need to make decisions three to five days prior to the start date of our programs to allow for proper preparation. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Get Active

Being more active is good for your health! Join a community of older adults for a totalbody workout appropriate for active agers. Get Active classes are designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, agility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance all while having friendly fun and being social. Tue Feb 19 - Mar 26 12:30-1:30pm $24/6 sessions ($4.50 drop in)

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Osteofit Level 1 & 2

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 and improves muscle strength, balance, and joint range of motion to reduce the risk of falls and fractures. Osteofit 1 contains an educational component that includes nutrition, falls prevention, active living with osteoporosis, and healthy lifestyle choices. Osteofit Level 2 is more challenging and participants should be familiar with exercise technique. Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 14 10:30-11:30am Tue/Thu Feb 19 - Mar 28 10:30-11:30am $48/12 sessions ($4.50 drop in)

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Steady Feet

Steady Feet is a group exercise program designed for adults of any age to improve balance, confidence and safe mobility. Steady Feet can give you more confidence and independence to carry out your daily tasks with less hesitation. This class is suitable for people recovering from stroke, hip or knee replacement, have balance problems, a fear of falling or have fallen in the past. This class has a mandatory pre-assessment to determine your strengths and weaknesses. Medical clearance may be required by your doctor or physiotherapist. No drop-ins will be permitted for this class; only 10 spots available please register early to secure your session. Mon/Thu Jan 28 - Mar 25 1:30-2:15pm $64/16 sessions

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Aquatics Junior Lifeguard Club

Advanced Aquatics Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Recert

The Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Recertification Course is designed to ensure quality and standards are maintained in the field. Recertification provides the opportunity for WSIs to share ideas, review skills and address areas of challenge. Prerequisite: Have taken a Red Cross WSI Course since 1996 and have proof of certification. *Note: Newly certified WSIs must complete the three mandatory WSI - Online Professional Development Courses before attending their first WSI Recertification Course.* Sun Jan 20 $115/1 session

1:00-6:00pm

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Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Step 1

Prepares candidates to instruct the Red Cross Swim Programs. Focus is on strategies to develop swimming and water safety skills in Red Cross Preschool, Red cross Swim Kids and Red Cross Swim for Adults and Teens. Step 1 involves 3 components: swim stroke and water safety skills screening, online modules and 8 hour minimum in water practicum. Prerequisites: 15 years and Bronze Cross or Emergency First Aid. Sun Mar 24 $225/1 session

12:00-6:00pm

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Junior Lifeguard Club is a multi-level program where 8-12 year olds can learn attitudes and skills that could one day save a life. The JLC is designed to let kids participate in activities similar to those of real lifeguards. Lesson from 5:30-6:30, organizing and shadow guarding thru public swim 6:30-8:00 (optional) Fri Jan 11 - Mar 15 5:30-6:30pm $67.10/10 sessions

Bronze Medallion/Bronze Cross Combo (13yrs+)

This exciting combo program encompassing lifesaving principles through the components of water rescue education, judgment, skills and fitness. Candidates develop the ability to preform simple to complex rescues. This course is a prerequisite for NL . *Prerequisite: 13 yrs by the last day of the course or proof of Bronze Star award. Tue,Thu,Fri Mar 19 - Mar 29 9:30am-2:30pm $300/6 sessions

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Lifesaving Instructor Recert

Prerequisites: LSI certification. This clinic is for individuals needing to recertify or update their existing Lifesaving Instructor certification as LSI is valid for two years from the date of certification. Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross and Lifesaving Instructor combined are worth three Grade 11 high school credits. Sun Feb 24 $115/1 session

1:00-5:00pm

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Swim Adult/Teen Adult & Teen Swim Basics 1 & 2 (13yrs +)

These courses are designed to develop or increase swimmers’ comfort on the water through basic flotation, movement and breathing skills and to foster the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to stay safe in, on and around the water. Swim basics 1 offers and introduction to swimming with a focus on front swim. Swim basics 2 focuses on developing front & back crawl, establishing comfort in deep water and increasing the swimming distance. Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16 10:00-11:00am $67.10/10 sessions

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Red Cross Swim Strokes (13yrs +)

This course will help you develop one or more swimming strokes, working toward proficiency and increased endurance. Work with your Water Safety Instructor to choose the strokes and set your goals and priorities. If you are interested in developing your strokes so that you can train for a triathlon, this is the ideal course for you. Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16 10:30-11:30am $67.10/10 sessions

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Aquatic Schedule Effective Jan 7 - Mar 31 (see pg 1 for schedule changes/closures)

Sunday

Please Call 250.245.6424 to book or for more information on pool & room rentals.

The main pool is a four-lane, 25-metre pool heated at 28°C (82-83°F) and features a diving board, basketball hoops, rope swing, aquatic lift, removable stairs, slides, climbing wall and a water run-way. The therapy pool is 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 & 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)**

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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

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Aquafit 8:30-9:30am

Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am Deep H2O 9:45-10:45am

Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am Available for Rentals

Swimming Lessons 10:00-11:00am

Please note:

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Lengths & Leisure 12:00-1:00pm

Available for Rentals

Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm Swimming Lessons 3:00-4:00pm

Swimming Lessons 3:00-4:00pm

Swimming Lessons 10:00-11:30am

Available for Rentals

Available for Rentals

Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm

Available for Rentals

Swimming Lessons 3:00-4:00pm

Swimming Lessons 3:00-4:00pm

Nifty Fifties 2:00-4:00pm

Therapy Swim Therapy Swim Therapy Swim Therapy Swim Therapy Swim 4:00-5:30pm 4:00-5:30pm 4:00-5:30pm 4:00-5:30pm 4:00-5:30pm (main pool unavailable) (main pool unavailable) (main pool unavailable) (main pool unavailable) (main pool unavailable) Everyone Welcome 2:30-5:00pm Swimming Lessons Swimming Lessons Swimming Lessons Swimming Lessons 5:30-6:30pm 5:30-6:30pm 5:30-6:30pm 5:30-6:30pm

Adult Swim 7:30-9:00pm (Aqua Fitness Blender, Lengths)

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

Adult Swim 7:30-9:00pm (Aqua Fitness Blender, Lengths)

Everyone Welcome 6:30-8:00pm

Everyone Welcome 6:30-8:00pm

Shaded areas indicate aquatic fitness class (included in admission) Hot Tub/Sauna are NOT available during swimming lessons and private rentals

Special Swims Friday, Feb 8 - Dive In Cinema 6:30-8:30pm $5 admission Monday Feb 18 - Family Day Swim 12:00-3:30pm Mon,Tue, Feb 25&26 - Pro D Day Toonie Swim 1-2pm Friday Mar 15 - Pirate Swim 6:30-8:30pm $5 admission Mon-Fri, Mar 18-29- Spring Break Toonie Swim 1:00-2:00pm Fitness 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 and turning with more dynamic movement. Good body mechanics. Good cardio base. Variety of equipment 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 used. Lots of compound muscle movements. Coordination & agility are also used in this type of class.

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Deep H2O 9:45-10:45am

Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

Toonie Swim 6:30-7:30pm Swimming Lessons 5:00-6:00pm

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Adaptive Fitness 11:00-12:00pm

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Available for Rentals

Parent & Tot 9:00-10:00am

Swimming Lessons 10:00-11:00am

Available for Rentals

Everyone Welcome 2:30-5:00pm

Deep H2O 9:45-10:45am

Saturday

Drop In Aquatic Fitness Programs These fitness programs are included in any drop in pass or memberships purchased. Aquafit A highly energized aquatic fitness workout delivered by certified fitness instructors. These classes provide a well-rounded, head-totoe work out. Adaptive Fitness A program for clients with arthritis and other mobility limitations. Take advantage of our qualified, experienced staff that have the expertise to personalize your workout by accommodating individual needs. 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. Aqua Fitness Blender Did you know exercising in the water provides up to 17 times the resistance of air with no impact on your joints? Join us for a blend of the newest and most effective workouts available. A different class each time! Bootcamp. Spin. Running. Boxing. Cardio. Circuit. Core. A true full-body workout! Deep H2O These invigorating, impact-free classes work and tone all muscle groups. Participants combine cardiovascular work, deep-water running, jogging, bicycling and cross-country skiing movements. Class focuses on muscular strength motions that work the body’s major muscle groups as well as motions that work the core and balance. A buoyancy belt is required to create and maintain proper balance and posture.

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Swimming Lessons Parent-included Levels (6-36 months) LEVEL

Preschool (3-5 yrs)

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

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Duck (12-24 months)

Use floating objects for support and Sun explore different water movements through games, songs and active water Jan 13 - Mar 17 play. The parent/caregiver also learns Mon/Wed age-specific water safety.

Feb 11 - Mar 13 Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6

Sea Turtle (24-36 months)

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Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6

Starfish (6-12 months)

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Swimmers learn how to perform basic Sun floats, glides and kicks through fun games and songs. Transition level from Jan 13 - Mar 17 parented assisted to Swim Instructor Mon/Wed lead class.

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Preschool (3-5 yrs) LEVEL

DATE Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6

Sea Otter

Transitional level that transfers the preschooler to the care of the Instructor. Using games and activities, swimmers learn to open their eyes under water, further develop basic floats and glides, and swim 1 meter. They also learn age-appropriate water safety skills.

Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 7

Using games and activities, swimmers learn to swim 2 meters, further develop basic floats and increase their distance on front and back glide. Front swim and roll-over glide are also included, and swimmers learn appropriate water safety skills such as how to jump into chest-deep water and how to use a lifejacket/Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Safety skills development includes water orientation, safe entries and exits and only swimming when an adult is present.

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Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

10:00am

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Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

11:00am

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Sun Jan 13 - Mar 17

5:30pm

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Salamander

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Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6 Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 7

Mon/Wed Feb 11 - Mar 13

Tue/Thu Feb 12 - Mar 14

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Sunfish

Using games and activities, swimmers learn to swim 5 meters, increase their distance using buoyant objects, increase their front and back glide with kick, and develop their rollover glide, side glide and front swim. Safety skills include deep-water skills and use of a lifejacket/Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Safety skills development such as water orientation, safe entries and exits and always asking for permission before going near the water.

Crocodile

Through games and other fun activities, swimmers learn to swim 5 meters on their front and back, perform a dolphin kick and begin using rhythmic breathing. They also progress with kicking drills and increase their swimming distance to 10 meters. Safety skills include jumping into deep water and performing surface support for 10 seconds, recognizing when a swimmer needs help and using a lifejacket/ Personal Flotation Device (PFD) in deep water.

Whale

Through fun activities, swimmers perform a front and back swim for 10 meters. Swimmers work on developing their flutter kick and perform a distance swim of 15 meters. Safety skills include identifying safe swimming areas, jumping into deep water, swimming 5m, surface support for 20 seconds, a return to safety, throwing assists and sitting dives. Swimmers are evaluated based on performance criteria and complete the program once all criteria have been achieved.

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Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6 Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 7

Mon/Wed Feb 11 - Mar 13 Tue/Thu Feb 12 - Mar 14 Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6 Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 7

Mon/Wed Feb 11 - Mar 13

Tue/Thu Feb 12 - Mar 14

Mon/Wed Jan 7 - Feb 6 Tue/Thu Jan 8 - Feb 7

Mon/Wed Feb 11 - Mar 13

Tue/Thu Feb 12 - Mar 14

Level 7 & Under (30 min): $45.81/9 sessions, $50.90/10 sessions Level 8 & 9 (45 min): $50.94/9 sessions, $56.60/10 sessions Level 10 & Up (60 min): $60.39/9 sessions, $67.10/10 sessions

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. Call 250.245.6424 for more information.

REGISTER EARLY! If a minimum number of registrants is not met, we may have to cancel or combine classes. We need to make decisions three to five days prior to the start date of our programs to allow for proper preparation. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

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School age levels (5 yrs+)

School age levels (5 yrs+) LEVEL

DATE

Red Cross Level 1

Swimmers receive an orientation to water and the pool area and work on floats, glides and kicking. Swimmers build their endurance by working on the 5m front swim.

Red Cross Level 2

Swimmers work on propulsion skills to move through the water and to remain at the surface. Swimmers work on the front swim (5m) and learn about deep-water activities and proper use of a lifejacket/Personal Flotation Device (PFD). Fitness activities include the 10m flutter kick and a 10m distance swim.

Red Cross Level 3

This level provides an introduction to diving, and teaches swimmers how to make wise choices about where and when to swim. Endurance is achieved by building strength in the flutter kick and a 15m swim.

Red Cross Level 4

This level introduces the front crawl (10m) and back swim with shoulder roll (15m). Swimmers work on kneeling dives, surface support (45 seconds, deep water) and developing a greater sense of self-safety by understanding their own limits. Endurance is built through a 25m swim.

Red Cross Level 5

This level introduces the back crawl (15m), sculling skills, whip kick on the back, stride dives and treading water. Front crawl increases to 15m. An introduction to safe boating skills is also included. Endurance is developed through a 50m swim.

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3:30pm

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3:30pm

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6:00pm

00006069

11:00am

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3:30pm

00006078

6:00pm

00006079

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3:30pm

00006070

6:00pm

00006071

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3:30pm

00006088

6:00pm

00006080

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3:30pm

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6:00pm

00006084

11:00am

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3:30pm

00006086

6:00pm

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3:30pm

00006085

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00006090

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3:30pm

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3:30pm

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3:30pm

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Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

Sat Jan 12 - Mar 16

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LEVEL

Red Cross Level 6

This level refines front crawl with a focus on hand entry and breathing (25m), back crawl with a focus on arm positions and body roll (25m), and introduces elementary back stroke (15m), safety on ice, and rescue of others with throwing assists. Swimmers demonstrate the front dive and their ability to tread water in deep water for 1½ minutes. Endurance is built through dolphin kick and a 75m swim.

Red Cross Level 7

This level builds skills and endurance for the front crawl (50m), back crawl (50m) and elementary back stroke (25m) and introduces whip kick on the front. Swimmers learn about airway and breathing obstructions, reach assists and stride entry. Swimming endurance is increased to a 150m swim.

Red Cross Level 8

This level is an introduction to breast stroke (15m) and feet-first surface dives. Swimmers learn about the dangers of open water, hypothermia, the performance of rescue breathing on children and adults, and standing shallow dives. Swimmers participate in timed treading water activities using the eggbeater skill for 3 minutes. Endurance is built on a 300m swim. Front crawl and back crawl distances are increased to 75m each.

Red Cross Level 9

This level refines the front crawl (100m), back crawl (100m), elementary back stroke (50m) and breast stroke (25m), and encourages swimmers to combine different kicks for fitness (3 mins). They also work on head-first surface dives and learn about wise choices, peer influences and selfrescue from ice. Endurance is built through a 400m swim.

Red Cross Level 10

This level is a final assessment of the strokes for technique and distance (front crawl 100m, back crawl 100m, elementary back stroke 50m, breast stroke 50m and sidestroke 25m). Swimmers learn about sun safety, rescue of others from ice, and headfirst and feet-first surface dives. Endurance is built using the dolphin kick (vertical) and a 500m swim.

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Registration & Admission Information Fitness Centre and Aquatic Passes

Cancellations

10x and 30x Passes - Punch passes are non-transferable and do not expire. Monthly Passes - Monthly passes are non-transferable and non-refundable. No ‘holds’ permitted for 1 month passes. 12 month passes can be placed on ‘hold’ for a minimum of two weeks two times per pass. A scheduled monthly payment plan is available for 12 month passes. Ask reception for more details. ALL PASSES CAN BE USED IN BOTH THE POOL AND FITNESS CENTRE, AS WELL AS ANY DROP-IN FITNESS CLASSES

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. Sadly, excellent programs are sometimes cancelled when people wait until the last minute to register. We need to make decisions three to five days prior to the start date of our programs to allow for proper preparation. Please register early to avoid disappointment.

Ways To Register

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 5 days prior to the start of the program, subject to a $5 refund processing fee. No withdrawals or refunds 4 days or less before course start date. In cases of extended illness or injury, a prorated refund or credit may be granted upon provision of a medical note. Classes missed due to sickness, vacation, or other reasons will not be refunded or credited.

Leisure Access Program

Parks, Recreation & Culture is committed to providing accessible and 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.

1. Visit the Community Centre at 810-6th Ave, Ladysmith, B.C. 2. Phone: 250.245.6424 3. Mail or Email: registration form available at www.ladysmith.ca 4. ONLINE at www.reccowichan.ca

Admission Rates (Including GST) Pool & Fitness Centre Single

10X

30X

Child (under 3 years)

1-Month

12-Month

FREE

Child (3-12 years)

3.05 25.80

61.93 Ask about monthly payment plans

Youth (13-18 years)

4.15 35.58

94.42

42.15

408.82

Adult (19-59 years)

5.96 50.40 132.99

52.73

511.86

Senior (60-79 years)

4.16 35.58

42.15

408.82

103.40

1003.66

94.42

Senior (80+ years) Family

FREE 11.70 98.82 260.70

Family rate includes two adults & their immediate children

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Register for any program offered through Ladysmith Parks, Recreation and Culture in the comfort of your own home by following these easy steps!

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Visit www.reccowichan.ca Click Sign in and Register Now! If you have registered for a class or membership with us before and have an email in our system, click Forgot your Password? Enter your email address and a temporary password will be immediately sent to you If you do not have an email in our system, click Create an Account

Once signed in, click Schedule to view and register for classes *Use the program codes provided in the Activity Guide to narrow your search* Any questions, call us at 250.245.6424

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2019 Winter Activity Guide  
2019 Winter Activity Guide