Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department
Purple Dragon Don Jitsu Ryu - Belt Grading Ceremony
Spring Program Supplement
preschool preschool kids/ball programs summer camps the EDGE youth room
check out our drop-in fitness programs! MONDAY
AGELESS YOGA 1:30 - 3:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Chantal Huber no class Apr 9, May 21
WAKE UP WITH YOGA 9:00 - 10:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Flickerine Stevens no class May 22
RISE & SHINE YOGA 7:30 - 8:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $10 drop-in Johanne Gaudreault
ZUMBA GOLD 10:30 - 11:30 am UCC FItness Studio $10 drop-in Maria Kaiser no class May 3, May 24
PARENT & TOT PLAYGYM
KIDS FLOOR HOCKEY age 5-9* 10:00 am - noon Seaplane Rec Hall *parents must stay
STEP IT UP! 5:15 - 6:15 pm UCC Fitness Studio $10 drop-in Maria Kaiser no class May 1, May 22
CHI GONG PRACTICE 10:30 - 11:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Jan Draeseke no class May 23
VINYASA FLOW YOGA 7:00 - 8:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Flickerine Stevens no class Apr 12
TEEN BALL HOCKEY 3:00 - 5:00 pm Seaplane Rec Hall FREE
COMMUNITY YOGA 11:00 - 12:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $by donation various instructors no class Apr 14, May 26
YIN FLOW YOGA 10:00 - 11:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Chantal Huber no class Apr 15, May 27
KICKBOXING 7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Main Hall $10 drop-in Ian Shu no class Apr 9, May 21
KICKBOXING 7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Main Hall $10 drop-in Ian Shu
BADMINTON 8:00 - 10:00 pm USS gymnasium $2 drop-in
LATIN DANCE CARDIO WORKOUT 7:30 - 8:30 pm 7-8 pm starting Apr 23 UCC Fitness Studio $9 Lyvi Rivera no class Apr 9, May 2
LATIN DANCE CARDIO WORKOUT 7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $9 Lyvi Rivera
FLOOR HOCKEY 7:00 - 9:00 pm Seaplane Rec Hall (adults only)
FLOOR HOCKEY 7:00 - 9:00 pm Seaplane Rec Hall (adults only)
OUTDOOR SOCCER 6:00 pm start Tugwell Fields $2 drop-in
VOLLEYBALL 8:00 - 10:00 pm USS gymnasium $2 drop-in
10:00 - 11:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Lorna Watson no class May 21
bring cleats & shin pads!
10:00 - 11:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Lorna Watson no class Apr 6, Apr 13
5:30 - 6:30 pm UAC Hall $2 Lyvi Rivera no class Apr 6
Parent & Tot 10:00 am - noon UCC Main Hall $2/child no class Mar 17, 24 or April 14
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To register, call 726-7772 or drop by Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive
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LITTLE PURPLE DRAGONS
Age 4-5 The study of Purple Dragon martial arts begins at a young age. This program will encourage your child to build discipline, confidence, respect, integrity and physical reliability. Purple Dragon Don Jitsu Ryu blends Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung Fu. Join our growing Purple Dragon community today! No previous experience required. Instructor: Ian Shu Mon & Wed, March 26 - June 6 (no class Apr 9 or May 21) 3:00 - 3:45 pm UCC Main Hall $200 (20 sessions) *payment options available! 726-7772
Kids Programs let’s play ball
Age 4 - Kindergarten Parent helpers are required for this fun and instructional introduction to baseball. Catching, batting and throwing will be covered. Must be at least 4 years old to play. If you are interested in helping coach, please call KK at 726-7772
Age 4-5 (Preschool)
Thursdays, April 26 - June 14 Tugwell Fields
Age 5-6 (Kindergarten)
Thursdays, April 26 - June 14 Tugwell Fields
L’il Starz ZUMBATOMIC!
Age 4-6 Zumbatomic takes Zumba to a level designed exclusively for kids! This fast-forward fusion combines Zumba moves (salsa, cumbia, reggaeton, hip hop and more) and high-octane workouts designed to let kids max out on fun and fitness. This safe, effecitve and fun-filled program will enhance focus, coordination & self confidence. Kids can’t wait to get into the Zumbatomic groove!
Grades 1-3 Practice throwing, catching, over-hand pitching and batting as well as game strategy. Some games will be arranged with Tofino if enough kids sign up. Please bring your own glove and non-metal cleats. We need coaches! Please call 726-7772 if interested... Thursdays, April 26 - June 14 Tugwell Fields
Grades 4-7 Hit the ball field twice/week for fun and skill development. Practice throwing, catching, over-hand pitching and batting as well as game strategy. Games will be played in Ucluelet and Tofino. Please bring your own glove. Non-metal cleats recommended.
Age 0-5 This is a great opportunity for parents & children to socialize, get creative and play in an open gym environment. Toys, mats, gym equipment, cars, tricycles, and an open space to run around is provided (and coffee too!)
Practices: Thursdays, April 26 - June 14 6:00 - 7:00 pm Games: Saturdays or Sundays in Ukee & Tofino Little League Field $35 (8 weeks)
We need more parent volunteers to help keep this popular program running. Please call KK at 726-7772 if you can help!
Age 3.5-4.5 Children are encouraged to attend these classes without parent/ caregiver. Creative movement, solo and ensemble singing, musical games and instrument playing are explored, while social and educational skills are developed through music.
PARENT & TOT MOVEMENT
Age 1.5-3 & Parent Tuesdays, May 1 - June 12 (no class May 22) 4:15 - 4:45 pm UCC Fitness Studio $45 (6 sessions) PRESCHOOL DANCE
Age 3-4 Tuesdays, March 27 - June 12 (no class May 22) 2:45 - 3:15 pm UCC Fitness Studio $83 (11 sessions)
Age 5+ Tuesdays, March 27 - June 12 (no class May 22) 3:15 - 4:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $94 (11 sessions)
UCC Closure: April 13 - 15, 2012 Ucluelet Community Centre will be hosting the Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities Conference. During this time the main facility will be closed to the public. The Vancouver Island Regional Library will be open as usual.
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art pick up an application form at Ucluelet Community Centre
PRESCHOOL DANCE CLASSES & PRE-PRIMARY BALLET
Instructor: Janine Wood.
Age 12+ Students will be introduced to different ways of creating dance. We will work individually, in small groups, and as a whole to create new works in many different styles including jazz, lyrical, modern and ballet. For this class, dance experience is less important than a willingness to work hard & take chances!
HIP HOP DANCE CLASS
11:00 - 11:45 am $36/child
Participants will explore basic movement skills through all sounds of music! Fine and large motor skills, from hand and feet coordination to skipping, bouncing, jumping, hopping, galloping, rolling and twirling. Develop musical awareness, expression & creativity. Dance recital in June, date TBC.
6:00 - 7:30 pm $48 (4 sessions)
Wednesdays, March 28 - June 13 (no class May 23) 4:00 - 5:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $110 (11 sessions) Sarah Hogan
Bursary Progra m
Fridays, April 20 - May 11 UCC Activity Room #2 Led by Anne Weeks, professional musician
Age 9-13 Explore the beauty of the Wild Pacific Trail in this outdoor drawing club. Each class we will hike to a different viewpoint on the Artist’s Loop section of the Trail to sketch in different mediums. Bring your own sketch pad & pencils, Melissa will provide different media.
10:00 - 10:45 am $36/child
ARTIST’S LOOP DRAWING CLUB
Thursdays, May 3 - 24 meet at UCC Arts & Crafts Room Led by Melissa Saker *rain or shine*
Paula Ross Dance Soceity
10:00 am - noon $2/child or $5 max
Brighten your day with this fun, new program involving ageappropriate songs and musical games, free and directed movement, introduction to various instruments and much more. Activities also introduce basic educational concepts in a fun way, building a strong musical foundation for young children. Parents/ caregivers are to stay and participate with their child. Fridays, April 20 - May 11 UCC Activity Room #2 Led by Anne Weeks, professional musician
6:00 - 7:00 pm $30 (8 weeks)
SENIOR LITTLE LEAGUE
PARENT & TOT PLAY GYM
NE EARLY MUSIC MAKERS W! Age 2-3.5 with adult
5:00 - 5:45 pm $25 (8 weeks)
JUNIOR LITTLE LEAGUE
Tuesdays, March 27 - April 24 4:30 - 5:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $40 (5 sessions) Instructor: Maria Kaiser, certified Zumba fitness instructor
Saturdays, March 31, ongoing UCC Main Hall Led by Rebecca Hurwitz & Sarah Hagar
4:00 - 4:45 pm $25 (8 weeks)
Age 9-12 A high-energy, modern dance class inspired by last summer’s Dance-a-thon at UCC. The class will cover basic choreography, hip hop moves, experimentation with different dance forms as well as free movement. If you’re into learning how to groove to modern music, this is the class for you! Instructor: Lyvi Rivera Tuesdays, April 3 - May 22 UCC Main Hall stage
5:30 - 6:30 pm $72 (8 sessions)
Age 6+ Jazz classes will begin with a full body warm up focusing on strength, flexability, and technique. Students will then learn new steps, combinations & a complete dance.
Age 6-11 Wednesdays, March 28 - June 13 (no class May 23) 3:00 - 4:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $99 (11 sessions) Sarah Hogan
Age 12+ Wednesdays, March 28 - June 13 (no class May 23) 5:30 - 6:45 pm UCC Fitness Studio $105 (11 sessions) Sarah Hogan
Age 5+ Children will be encouraged to explore their creative side, while learning the fundamentals of balance, rhythm, dance and movement. This class will lay the groundwork for future dance classes and will build on the skills and coordination needed in other activities and sports. Tuesdays, March 27 - June 12 UCC Fitness Studio Instructor: Janine Wood
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3:15 - 4:00 pm $94 (11 sessions)
Kids Programs cont’d PURPLE DRAGON DON JITSU
Age 4+ The study of Purple Dragon martial arts encourages your child to build confidence, discipline, respect, integrity and physical reliability. Purple Dragon Don Jitsu Ryu blends Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung Fu. The program consists of four main areas; fitness training & stretching, Kata & basics, break-falls, and self defense & sparring. New Students age 6+ are encouraged to join the Friday afternoon class for this session and then integrate into the Monday & Wednesday classes for the next set of classes. Instructor: Ian Shu Mon & Wed, March 26 - June 6 (no class Apr 9, May 21) 20 sessions All Age 4-5 3:00 - 3:45 pm UCC Main Hall $200 White Belts 3:45 - 4:45 pm UCC Main Halll $200 Colour Belts 4:45 - 5:45 pm UCC Main Hall $200 NEW STUDENTS! Fridays, April 20 - June 8 (8 sessions) Age 6-12 3:00 - 4:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $80
Spring Break Camps! AGE 7-12
Get ready for a full week packed with outdoor fun, crafts, movies, games and Whale Festival-themed activities! Highlights include a scavenger hunt at Big Beach, window painting at UCC, specimen collection at Terrace Beach and an afternoon spent at Whale Festival Maritime Kids Day! Please pack a lunch and snack and be prepared for the outdoors each day, Rain or Shine!! Monday - Friday, March 19 - 23 meet at Ucluelet Community Centre Led by Melissa Saker
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm $70/child
This week-long camp will focus on Marine-themed activities, arts and crafts and outdoor play (restricted to Ucluelet Community Centre grounds). Each day we will create something beautiful for our Whale Festival mural which will be completed by the end of the week. Please pack a snack and be prepared to get messy! Appropriate outdoor clothing is also recommended. Monday - Friday, March 19 - 23 Ucluelet Community Centre Led by Melissa Saker
10:30 - 11:30 am $35/child
Art & Music Camp Japa-Camp Purple Dragon Martial Arts Outdoor Adventure Skills ...and much more! Full summer schedule to be released June 14, 2012 Call KK at 726-7772 for more details! Register now for summer camps as they fill up fast YOGA ADVENTURA CAMP Preschool Age 3-5
Join certified yoga teacher Dede Monette in an exploration of the wonders of yoga! We will prepare a healthy snack, make our own herbal tea and explore our creative side with painting and drawing. Come prepared for a week of playful yoga, art and healthy eating. Week of July 2 - 6 at Ucluelet Community Centre Age 3-5 8:30 - 10:00 am Age 6-12 10:30 am - noon Dede Monette, Certified Yoga Instructor
SUMMER DANCE CAMP with Gabrielle Springett
Gabrielle is coming back to the coast for another Summer Dance Camp and we’re thrilled to have her back! She is busy organizing a fabulous line-up of guest instructors to teach a variety of disciplines. Dance recital scheduled for Saturday, July 14 - bring your friends & family! More info to come soon, stay tuned! Monday - Saturday, July 9-14 at Ucluelet Community Centre prices & details TBA
Pacific Rim Whale Festival
16th Annual Chowder
Easter Egg Hunt
Spring Flea Market
11:30 am - 2pm at UCC Main Hall $10 adults $5 kids $25 family
*note date change
7:00 - 9:00 pm at Seaplane Base Rec Hall $2 admission, $2 skate rentals hosted by Black Rock Resort
12 pm start at Big Beach or Black Rock if raining FREE!! Easter candy & hot chocolate provided
1-3pm at UCC
“One man’s junk is another man’s treasure”
$12/table. Call 726-7772 to book.
Edge to Edge Marathon
Tofino ~ Pacific Rim National Park Reserve ~ Ucluelet
mark your calendars for your favourite westcoast festival!!
Ezra’s summer soccer clinic focuses on all parts of the game, on and off the field. Hone up on your soccer skills and keep up with your practice in preparation for next season! ES Academy camp will be coached by a higher-level coach and kids Age 9-14 can choose to attend regular classes or the Academy camp. Week of July 23 - 27 at Tugwell Fields Age 3-5 11:00 am - noon Age 6-8 9:00 am - noon Age 9-14 9:00 am - noon ES Academy 9-11 9:00 am - noon ES Academy 12-18 9:00 am - noon
$65 $95 $95 $125 $125
Last year’s popular Movie Magic Camp is back for more moviemaking madness! This hands-on program will introduce props, equipment and all kinds of Hollywood movie-making secrets. The program will conclude with a special screening for family and friends. Check us out online at www.movie-magic.ca Week of August 13-17 (TBC) at Ucluelet Community Centre 10:00 am - 3:00 pm daily Cost TBC
GYMNASTICS CAMP with Chris & Megan
Chris and Megan are back to celebrate their 11th year of summer gymnastics camps in Ucluelet! We hope to once again offer gymnastics in 2013, so come brush up on your skills, have fun and learn something new! This is a popular camp so sign up now...if necessary, we can add more classes if they fill up quickly. Week of August 15-19 at Ucluelet Community Centre Main Hall Ages 3-4 9:00 - 9:45 am $65 Ages 5-6 10:00 - 11:00 am $80 Ages 7-9 11:15 - 12:15 pm $80 Ages 10-14 12:30 - 2:00 pm $95
to our wonderful coaches and volunteers, all of whom contributed to another successful soccer season!
12th Annual Marathon, Half Marathon & Relay
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EZRA SOCCER CAMP
MOVIE MAGIC! Summer Film Camp
More camps confirmed weekly, keep an eye out for:
*Register by June 15 to recieve Early Bird Discount (12% off)
Ewen Brittain, Mike Chapman, Julie Corlazzoli, Sandy Corlazzoli, Vicki Epp, Abby Fortune, Ken Griffin, Bill Irving, Kim Kemps, Geoff Lyons, Kevin Nixon, Ornella Nixon, Kate Orford, Mike Rhodes, Eric Russcher & Suzanne Ryles. DON’T FORGET: Sat. March 31 is SOCCER DAY at Tugwell Fields Hot dog BBQ, parents welcome. Bring your uniform to return!
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“The Edge” Youth Room Hours Ucluelet Community Centre 500 Matterson Drive
Mondays...3-8pm Tuesdays...3-8pm Wednesdays...3-8pm Thursdays...CLOSED Fridays...3-8pm
Adult Programs cont’d general interest
“The Edge” youth programs grades 7-12
see drop-in fiitness programs on front page!
Wednesdays, March 28 & April 4 UCC Lobby (in front of the fireplace) Instructor: Faye Kennington
6:30 - 8:00 pm $49 + HST (includes all supplies)
KNITTING: BEYOND THE BASICS
This class is a great compliment to the Introduction to Knitting class. It is also a great class for anyone who knows the basics but wants to advance their skills. Learn how to make buttonholes, left and right slanted increases and decreases, an introduction to fair-isle colour work and how to read an abbreviated pattern. You will also get help starting on a more complex project of your choice! Must know how to knit, purl, cast on/off.
Call Jon or Ivy during Youth Room hours at 726-7772 x 232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays, April 16 & 23 6:30 - 8:00 pm UCC Lobby (in front of the fireplace) $40 + HST (supplies not included) Instructor: Faye Kennington Materials Required: yarn and needles to match. Some materials available for sale at the class.
see drop-in fitness programs on front page!
EN GARDE! FOIL/SABRE FENCING (OLYMPIC STYLE)
Often described as physical chess, the sport of fencing challenges the mind and body, builds confidence, coordination and physical fitness. The beginner class will introduce basic balance, footwork and posture. We are now offering Sabre Fencing Class instruction which adds cuts to the foil thrusts and parries which has recently become quite popular. Wear soft-soled shoes & loose clothing.
We have a new dance teacher on the west coast with 20+ years of experience teaching all different kinds of dance! The Swing/Jive class is high energy and a whole lot of fun! Designed for beginners but all levels are welcome and can be accomodated. Tuesdays, April 3- May 8 UCC Fitness Studio Instructor: Francois Martineau
7:30 - 8:30 pm $60 + HST/person or $100 + HST/couple (6 sessions)
BALLROOM: TANGO & WALTZ
We have a new dance teacher on the west coast with 20+ years of experience teaching all different kinds of dance! The Ballroom dance class will focus on two ballroom styles; Tango & Waltz. Both great dances to learn the principles of leading and following. Have a wedding or function coming up? Boost your skill level and confidence on the dance floor in this fun and dynamic class. 7:30 - 8:30 pm $60 + HST/person or $100 + HST/couple (6 sessions)
Francois Martineau started dancing at the young age of 11 in Montreal, Quebec and has since worked as a professional dancer and dance instructor for over 20 years in Vancouver and abroad. Francois now lives in Tofino, B.C. Francois teaches dance classes in such a way that you really don’t need a partner! Students will work on a rotation system so that everyone learns the dances evenly and to prevent compensation.
A wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in learning basic dances from two different regions in Mexico: Jalisco and Sinaloa. Depending on interest, may result in performance and/or guest instructor workshops. If possible, wear character shoes, dance, or flamenco shoes. Authentic costume skirts (limited supply) available for rent of purchase. Fridays, begins March 30 5:30 - 6:30 pm UAC Hall $2/drop-in Led by Lyvi Rivera. Call Lyvi for costume inquiries at 726-4232
Fencing Instructor Myles Morrison studied classic Austrian/French fencing with Austrian Grand Master Professor Vamous in Montreal.
BEGINNING FOIL/SABRE FENCING
Sundays, April 1 - June 10 (no class Apr 8) UAC Hall (1510 Peninsula Road)
ADVANCED FOIL/SABRE FENCING
Sundays, April 1- June 10 (no class Apr 8) UAC Hall (1510 Peninsula Road)
Thursday, April 5 6:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Kitchen $40 + HST Instructor: Bronwyn Kelleher *more cooking classes to come this spring!!
Cozy up by the fire at UCC and learn the basics of knitting. This class is for complete beginners and will introduce skills such as how to cast-on, knit, purl and cast-off. Get a handle on the basics in a fun and supportive environment that will get you started on the fun of knitting!
Fridays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm at the old Rec Hall FREE!!
Saturdays, April 21 - May 8 UCC Main Hall Instructor: Francois Martineau
Get ready for barbeque season! Have fun and get creative making your own unique marinades for chicken and steak. Accompanied by a homemade salad dressing, you can create a healthy and delicious meal with no store bought pre made products. Cut down on plastic & preservatives! All ingredients and supplies provided. Knives provided, but feel free to bring your own for sharpening.
INTRODUCTION TO KNITTING
BALL HOCKEY DROP-IN
BACK TO BASICS: DRESSINGS & MARINADES
All Levels Yin Flow Yoga is a quiet and inward focused practice that stimulates and stretches the connective tissue of the hips, pelvis, lower spine, and shoulder girdle. Poses are held for several minutes with a focus on releasing tension and stimulating flow; promoting greater health and well being. Sundays, begins Mar 25 (no class Apr 15, May 27) 10:00 - 11:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Instructor: Chantal Huber punch cards available
8:00 - 9:30 pm $100 (10 sessions)
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 101
Want to take control of that digital camera of yours? This 2-hour session will fast-track you through the confusion of your camera manual. Topics covered will include factory defaults, white balance, ISO, file sizes, proper exposures and formatting cards. This basic photography course will enable you to stop shooting automatic and achieve much better results more regularly. Bring your digital camera! Saturday, April 21 2:00 - 4:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen, Aperture Overtures
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 102
Designed to complement the basic course& provide more information for those who love to make images and want to take their photography to the next level. Topics covered will include shooting RAW, histograms, metering modes, bracketing, hyperfocal distance and composition. Bring your digital camera! Saturday, April 28 2:00 - 5:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen, Aperture Overtures
CRITIQUING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY NEW! YIN FLOW YOGA
7:00 - 8:00 pm $100 (10 sessions)
Learn 10 elements that transform ordinary images into extraordinary ones. Photography judges know what they’re looking for, and once you know the process of critiquing your own work you will find your images improving dramatically. Bring up to 10 samples of your favourite shots, either prints or on a CD or memory stick, and together we will analyze each image and how it could be improved. Monday, May 7 7:00 - 9:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen, Aperture Overtures
PURPLE DRAGON DON JITSU
DEVELOPING A PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC STYLE
Mon & Wed, March 26 - June 6 (no class Apr 9, May 21) 8:00 - 9:00 pm UCC Main Hall $200 + HST (20 sessions) Instructor: Ian Shu
Monday, May 28 7:00 - 9:00 pm UCC Activity Room #2 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen, Aperture Overtures
Ancient in origin yet modern in concept, Don Jitsu Ryu is one of the most practical, effective & complete martial arts fighting systems in the world. It blends Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Aikido and weaponry.
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Discover how to interpret a variety of photographic styles, then discover the process of determining your own unique style that both fulfills your creative needs and adds value to your images. No equipment necessary.
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