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Ucluelet Parks & Recreation FALL GUIDE

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UCLUELET COMMUNITY CENTRE 500 Matterson Drive PO Box 999, Ucluelet, B.C. V0R 3A0


ph 250 726-7772 fax 250 726-7774


Director of Recreation ph 250 726-7772 x 224 cell 250 266-0297


Recreation Programmer ph 250 726-7772 x 223 cell 250 266-2159


Parks Project Coordinator ph 250 726-7772 x225 cell 250 726-5328 wmcavoy@ucluelet


Recreation Assistant ph 250 726-7772


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Ucluelet Parks & Rec is ONLINE! Visit our website at and follow the links to create your own account and get started! Register online from the comfort of your own home... Feel free to drop by Ucluelet Community Centre at 500 Matterson Drive and we’d be happy to help! We accept cash, cheque, VISA or Mastercard ph. 250 726-7772


Sometimes excellent courses with talented instructors are cancelled if you wait until the last minute to register. We like to give our instructors as much notice as possible so that they can be properly prepared for their classes. *Register at least one week in advance of the start date to avoid disappointment.


We will be more than happy to give you a full refund or immediate credit if we have to cancel a course. If you cancel your spot prior to the course we will refund or immediately credit you less a10% processing fee. However, if you miss a course altogether and do not give us 48 hours notice, no refund will be issued. w w w. u c l u e l e t. c a

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Staff Directory Welcome! Assistance Programs Community Calendar Ucluelet Community Centre Rec Star Spotlight & Special Registration Day Preschool Programs Swimming Programs - TBA Children - General Interest Programs Children - Fitness Programs Children - Dance Programs West Coast Soccer League Adult - Yoga & Low Impact Programs Adult - Fitness Programs Adult - Drop-in Calendar Adult - General Interest Programs Adult - Arts Programs North Island College & Family Ties Junior Rangers & Girl Guides West Coast Community Resources Roller Derby Big Beach Cinema - September movies Pacific Rim Hospice Society Pacific Rim Arts Society - Events Listing Community Contacts Parks & Recreation Subsidy Application Form Special Registration Day! Ucluelet Community Centre

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fall guide Greetings & Welcome to the 2012-13 Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Fall Guide! Parks & Recreation has seen many shifts and a general refocusing this past year. Our role in community wellness and development, and how we can better serve the community are areas in which we are focusing. We’ve had a very exciting year in 2012. Youth programming has been well established and supported, and we are looking forward to our next steps in further developing this valued program area. This past April the District of Ucluelet hosted the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities conference. Conference attendees, including mayors and councillors from across Vancouver Island, were effusive in their praise of the conference and of the town of Ucluelet. Ucluelet Community Centre certainly proved itself as a conference facility while local businesses and community members that supported and were involved in the conference were given high praise as well. We look forward to seeing what the rest of the year will bring! Another 2011 highlight has been the draft plan of the Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department Master Plan. Our hard working and dedicated Recreation Commission are currently in the revision process of providing a practical and visionary plan for Ucluelet. Sadly, the Commission lost one of its own as Bob O’Connor passed away this July. Bob will long be remembered for his vision, get it done attitude and of course his hot dogs! On the Parks front, we have seen the completion of Lion’s Park and a strong focus on community beautification. Fall projects include the development of the St. Jacques Street Park and the skateboard park next steps. Community meetings regarding these Parks & Recreation topics and much more will also be held this fall. We invite all public input and feedback and look forward to receiving your thoughts and ideas. On behalf of the Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department, I would also like to thank our outstanding volunteers and community committee members. Without their hard work, countless hours of dedication and vision, much of what we have to offer would not exist. Parks and Recreation is both an end and a means to achieving an end. It is a fundamental, core building block of our notion of healthy flourishing communities. Ucluelet Parks & Recreation will continue to strive in providing opportunities for quality recreational services, parks, special events, and gathering places through outstanding programming, facilities, green spaces and customer services. As always, I look to your input, vision, and feedback as to what the Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department means to you and your community and how we can expand this essential service. Please do not hesitate to contact me at 250-726-7772 ext. 224 or Enjoy your community, get involved, get active, be inspired and don’t forget to have some fun!

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For more information on Assistance Programs:


Ucluelet Parks & Recreation phone 250 726-7772 email


Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Subsidy Program is designed to provide support through coupons, team scholarships, and reduction of program fees. This program is available to residents of Ucluelet. See page 39 of this booklet for an application form and submit completed form to: Ucluelet Parks & Recreation See page 39 for bursary PO Box 999 Ucluelet, B.C. application form V0R 3A0 or drop off at Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive. For more information, please contact Abby Fortune, Director of Recreation: Call 250-726-7772 or email


We believe that no child should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sport. KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. Call 604 333-3455 or visit their website:


Canadian Tire Jumpstart is dedicated to removing barriers, so children can participate in organized sport and recreation. We see it as equipping kids for life, because participation in organized sport and recreation increases a child’s chance for success in life. They discover and participate. They gain self-confidence. They develop self-esteem. They learn leadership skills. Their lives become richer. This is the power of Canadian Tire Jumpstart. Call 1-877-616-6600 or visit their website:


The Government of Canada now allows parents to claim a maximum of $500 per year for eligible fees paid for each child who is under 16 at any time during the year to participate in eligible sports/fitness program and eligible arts programs. A number of programs offered by the Recreation Department will fit into this criterion. For more information, go online to the Canada Revenue Agency website.

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2012-2013 SEPT Terry Fox Run west 16

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Begins at UCC @ 1pm, Registration begins at noon 2km, 5km or 8 km run or walk. Pick up a pledge form at UCC!

SEPT Cultural Heritage Festival 22-30

Come celebrate our west coast culture & heritage at PRAS’ Cultural Heritage Festival!

oct Fall Flea Market 21

UCC Main Hall at 1:00 - 3:00 pm, $2 admission (kids free) Call Nicole at 726-7772 to book your table today! $12 + HST/table


oct 31

Halloween Howl


Raincoast Re-Skilling Festival

NOV 13

Vancouver Opera in Schools (VOIS)

dec 4

Christmas Tree Decorating Open House


FREE EVENT! 10am - 5pm at Ucluelet Community Centre Share knowledge and learn valuable skills in a dynamic environment. Interested in sharing your skill set?

This year’s VOIS presentation will be Naomi’s Road, an opera based on the book by Joy Kogawa. Performance at UCC

FREE EVENT! 5:00 pm start, 6:15 pm movie

Drop by UCC and help us decorate our tree! Plus: cookie decorating, christmas crafts, movies and holiday cheer!

with Santa Dec Breakfast UCC Main Hall 9:00 am - 11:00 am $3/kids, $4 Adults 8 Don’t miss Santa’s arrival at 9:30am!! 6

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Lights Sail Past dec Harbour Main Street Dock 7:00 pm - boat parade begins 12

Enjoy this favourite holiday event with FREE cookies & hot chocolate!

Feb Missoula Children’s Theatre 11-16

This year’s “The Secret Garden will take place in Ucluelet at UCC Auditions open to anyone K-12 on Feb. 11, 4pm-6pm Performance on Feb. 16 at UCC at 2pm and 7pm

Rim Whale Festival Mar Pacific 16-24 Chow Down! MAR Chowder UCC Main Hall 11:30 am - 2:00 pm 17 Sample some of the best seafood chowders on the west coast!

apr Earth Day 22 Celebrate sustainability on the west coast! to Edge Marathon JUN Edge 14th Annual Marathon, Half Marathon & Team Relay 9 Tofino ~ Pacific Rim National Park ~ Ucluelet

JUL Canada Day Celebration 1 JUL Ukee Days! 26-28 Mark your calendars for your favourite westcoast festival! w w w. u c l u e l e t. c a

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Ucluelet Community Centre Office Hours Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Mon/Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

For more information on our facility and equipment rentals please contact Nicole Laderoute: 250 726-7772 or

Here at Ucluelet Parks & Recreation, we strive to provide Ucluelet and surrounding areas with comprehensive recreation and support facilities serving all ages with a strong focus on family, health and community. We offer a wide variety of programs; cultural, educational, fitness, sports, crafts, arts; as well as provide rental space for events such as weddings, funerals, fundraisers, theatre performances, movie viewings, meetings, conferences and conventions. Our onsite rental facilities offer, at no extra charge, amenities including WIFI, AV capabilities, tables and chairs for onsite use. For an additional charge we can also offer coffee service and other equipment rentals including tents, chairs and tables for off-site rentals and more...



Rate Local/Non profit






child’s birthday party (3-4 hrs)



Community Room

1-2 hrs



Activity Room 1 or 2

1-2 hrs



Activity Rooms combined

1-2 hrs



wedding** (includes kitchen)



child’s birthday party (3-4 hrs)




1-2 hrs



Fitness Studio

1-2 hrs



UAC Hall, 1510 Peninsula Rd.

1-2 hrs







Ucluelet Community Centre 500 Matterson Dr. Main Hall (includes kitchen)

1-2 hrs wedding** (Friday - Sunday afternoon)

wedding** child’s birthday party (3-4 hrs)

**A damage deposit is required for these rentals. Please inquire about our half and full day rental rates; prices do not include HST and are subject to change.


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Suitable for meetings, small events, lectures and classes/workshops. Divider can be removed to create one large space.

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Perfect for weddings, operas, dances, stage productions and events. Large 1500 sqft stage at front with curtains.

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In Person: Ucluelet Community Centre 500 Matterson Drive (we accept cash, cheque, VISA, MC)

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Recieve 10% off!

Phone: Call 250 726-7772 (please have credit card number ready)

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Rec Star Spotlight: Geoff and Lucia Lyons Long term citizens of Ucluelet (Lucia is a “lifer” and Geoff has been here since 1984) this active couple has been involved in recreation for a combined total of over 50 years in our community! Geoff, originally from England where he played recreational soccer, moved to Ucluelet and was looking for something to do on wet winter evenings. Finding out the USS Gym was available, he rounded up a bunch of “keeners” and with the help of Lucia and co-referee Eric Russcher, has since looked after indoor and much of the outdoor soccer in Ucluelet. Geoff also took on drop in badminton at USS in 1996, citing the sports lack of height restriction as one of his prime motivators! Geoff even hosted a couple of drop in Cricket games, as well as teaching cricket for a short period. Lucia became involved in volleyball as a student at USS and has carried it on as an evening drop in program there for over 25 years. She has been involved in coaching USS Basketball and Volleyball, and her years as a “West Coast Hockey Mum” has left her much in support of an arena on the west coast. Geoff and Lucia believe recreation to be an important factor in community health. They feel the lack of physical exercise in our lives, evidenced by rising obesity rates is frightening, and encourage people to participate in community sports, including the drop in activities that they have worked hard to continue at USS. For a full schedule of drop-in programs, please see page 20. Anyone wishing to help can get in touch with Geoff or Lucia. At 65 Geoff doesn’t think he has more than 20 more good years left in him, and says it would take a good 2 hours to pass on all his skills to anyone interested in helping out. We at Ucluelet Parks & Recreation beg to differ and give warm thanks to Geoff and Lucia for all their years of hard work and dedication to community sports and beyond.

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Our preschool programs aim to provide safe and fun learning experiences through play. They offer an opportunity for your child to participate in a variety of teacher-led, child-initiated activities. Emphasis on socialization, creativity and fun! WESTCOAST TRAMPOLINE & TUMBLING CLASSES

Age 3-4 Trampoline is a separate discipline from gymnastics. It includes 3 categories: trampoline, double-mini and tumbling. During the next 10 sessions your child will: • Learn about trampoline safety • Practice basic skills on each piece of equipment • Progress through the CANJUMP program • Increase strength and flexibility • Build spatial awareness, body control and skills that can transfer to many other sports. • Build confidence • Have fun! Saturdays, October 13 - December 15 (no class October 20 & November 17) 9:30 - 10:15 am USS Gymnasium $78 (8 sessions) Coach: Nicole Thompson, NCCP Level 2 Certified Coach


Age 4-6 Zumbatomic takes Zumba to a level designed exclusively for kids! This fast-forward fusion combines Zumba moves and high-energy “workouts” designed to let kids max out on fun and fitness. This safe, effective and fun-filled program will enhance focus, coordination and self-confidence. Taught be a certified Zumba fitness instructor. 1st Offering: Tuesdays, September 11 - October 2 2nd Offering: Tuesdays, October 16 - November 6 4:15 - 4:45 pm UCC Fitness Studio $35/offering (4 sessions per offering) Instructor: Maria Kaiser, certified Zumba instructor

LITTLE PURPLE DRAGONS Age 4-6 Children will gain confidence, learn respect & discipline as well as basic punching and kicking techniques. Purple Dragon Don Jitsu Ryu is a martial art, modern in concept yet ancient in origin. Don Jitsu Ryu blends Karate, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Tae Kwon Do, and Kung Fu. No previous experience. Mondays & Wednesdays, September 12 - November 26 (no class Oct 10, 31) *Note classes begin on Wed. Sept 12 3:30 - 4:30 pm UCC Main Hall $200 (20 sessions) Instructor: Senpai Ian Shu

PURPLE DRAGON FAMILY CLASS Age 4+ with adult We are now offering a new FAMILY class for the popular Purple Dragon Don Jitsu program. The family class allows children to attend with parent or caregiver, promoting a dynamic & fun family environment. This class runs on a bimonthly basis (every other Friday). Fridays, Sept 28, Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 9, Nov 23 & Dec 7 7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Main Hall $120/family (up to 2 adults & 4 children) - 6 sessions Instructor: Senpai Ian Shu


Age 0-5 This is a great opportunity for parents and children to socialize, get creative and play in an open gym enviroment. Toys, mats, gym equipment, cars, tricycles and an open space to run around is provided. Parent participation is mandatory. Parents are needed to help run this drop-in program. Please sign up on the schedule if you plan on attending. Saturdays, beginning October 20, ongoing 10:00 am - noon UCC Main Hall $2 drop-in per child ($5 max) Led by parent volunteers


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PRESCHOOL programs



Age 3-5 This popular playtime program will allow your tot to explore, create, learn and have fun in a safe and nurturing environment. Lisa and Yvonne will help children establish a daily routine consisting of story-time, show n’ tell, Morning Circle, and free play. Children will take advantage of different “play centres”, each designed to build and enhance fine motor skills as well as establish group dynamics. Parents will receive a monthly newsletter with Playschool updates including news, upcoming field trips, special events and monthly birthday parties. This is an ideal environment for your tot to build confidence, be creative, socialize, and prepare for Kindergarten. *Children attending Kindergarten in 2013-14 will be given priority registration. Tuesdays & Thursdays, beginning September 18 *Open House on September 13 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Ucluelet Community Centre Main Hall (please use Main Hall entrance) $80/month, $40/Sept, Dec & June Led by Lisa Moore & Yvonne Arsenault Important Dates: December 13, 2012 January 8, 2013 June 13, 2013

Last day of Playschool before winter holidays Playschool begins after winter holidays Last day of Playschool/Graduation ceremony

Please join us for the Playschool OPEN HOUSE: Thursday, September 13th 10am - noon (snack will be provided)

Strong Start

Ucluelet Early Learning Centre This is a FREE drop-in program for Preschoolers & Parents/Caregivers. A healthy snack is provided.

Mon, Wed, Fri Tuesdays Thursdays

9:00 am - noon 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Ucluelet Elementary School Rm 113 The goal of Strong Start is “to make families feel part of the school community” Contact: Jennifer Auld 250 726-7793 w w w. u c l u e l e t. c a

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PRESCHOOL swimming

AQUATOTS (age 3-5)

Classes are still being determined but will take place in November-December, 2012

Parent & Tot Sea Otter Salamander Sunfish/Crocodile

$60 $70 $70 $70


AQUATOTS Lesson Descriptions Parent & Tot Programs (4months - under 3yrs) STARFISH - 4-12 months. About facility orientation, active supervision, safe entries and exits, staying warm, choking prevention, supports and holds for the caregiver, buoyancy and movement. Babies must be able to hold their head up to enter this level. DUCK - 12-24 months. Swimmers learn how to use floating objects for support and explore different water movements through games, songs and active water play. SEA TURTLE - 24-36 months. Swimmers learn, through fun games and songs, how to combine skills, how to kick with a buoyant object and how to perform basic floats, glides and kicks.

Preschool Program (3 - 5yrs) SEA OTTER - Transitional level that transfers the preschooler to the care of the Instructor. All skills are assisted by the Instructor. Swimmers enter this level when they are 3 years old. They learn to open their eyes under water, develope basic floats & glides and swim one metre. SALAMANDER - Swimmers must complete Sea Otter before entering this class. Swimmers will learn to swim 2 metres, further develop basic floats and increase their distance on front and back glide. Intro to front swim & roll-over glide, safety skills and how to use a PFD. SUNFISH - Swimmers must complete Salamander before entering this class. Swimmers learn to swim 5 metres, increase their distance using buoyant objects, increase their front & back glide with kick, develop their roll-over glide, slide glide & font swim. Safety skills. CROCODILE - Swimmers must complete Sunfish before entering this class. Learn to swim 5 metres on front and back, perform dolphin kick and begin using rhythmic breathing. Will also progress with kicking drills and increase swimming distance to 10 metres. Safety skills. WHALE - Swimmers must complete Crocodile before entering this class. Perform front and back swim 10 metres. Work on developing flutter kick and perform distnace swim 15 metres. Safety skills, jumping into deep water, throwing assists and sitting dives.


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CHILDREN swimming SWIM KIDS (school age children)

Classes are still being determined but will take place in November-December, 2012


Levels 1-2 Levels 3-4 Levels 5-6 Levels 7-8 Levels 9-10

$70 $70 $70 $85 $85


Aquatots/Swim Kids GUIDELINES - please read carefully: •There are no credits or refunds for swim classes unless a doctor’s note is provided. If a class is cancelled, you will be issued a full refund or credit. •Child must be registered in swim lessons prior to start date. Pre-registration is MANDATORY. •Minimum class size must be met before classes will run. •Swim lesson schedule is subject to change based on enrolment and demand. As soon as swimming

SWIM KIDS Lesson Descriptions Swim Kids Program 6yrs+

is finalized, schedules will be distributed through UES and via email.

SWIM KIDS LEVEL 1 - Comfort in the water through basic floatation, movement and breathing skills, basic knowledge skills and attitudes necessary to prepare, stay safe and survive in, on, and around the water. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 2 - Site rules, intro to PFD, assisted deep water activities, unassisted floats and glides, 10 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 3 - When and where to swim, deep end floats, surface support for 20 seconds, sitting dives, front, back and side glides, front crawl and a 15 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 4 - Self-safety, how to contact EMS, safe diving, kneeling dives, surface support for 45 seconds, front crawl and a 25 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 5 - How to be a safe boater, staying warm, cold water safety, treading water for 1 minute, stride dives, front and back crawl, intro to whip kick and a 50 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 6 - Causes of boating accidents, outdoor ice safety, victim recognition and simulation, throwing assists, tread water for 90 seconds, front dives, front and back crawl, elementary back stroke, and a distance swim of 75 metres. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 7 - Airway obstruction, choking rescues, reaching and throwing assists, sculling, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke and whip kick on your front, as well as a 150 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 8 - Hypothermia, dangers of open water, rescue breathing, surface dives, stride entries, front and back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke, and a distance swim of 300 metres. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 9 - Wise choices and peer influence, boating regulations, self ice rescue, surface dives, shallow dives, refining front and back crawl, elementary backstroke and breaststroke, as well as a 400 metre distance swim. SWIM KIDS LEVEL 10 - Introduction to butterfly and scissor kick, fitness, sun safety, rescue of others from the ice, surface dives, as well as a 500 metre endurance swim.

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CHILDREN general interest CHILDREN

We believe in creating opportunities for your child to further develop valuable skills & abilities, harness creativity and create healthy habits. Our children’s programs focus on keeping the body and the brain ACTIVE in a fun, stimulating and safe environment. MIXED-MEDIA & ACRYLIC PAINTING

Age 8-12 Explore the fun in creating depth with acrylic paint and mixed media methods! Learn how to add different texture mediums to acrylic paint colors, each addition creating a different look. Use buttons, feathers, yarns, etc, to give your creation some added flair. Three canvases, paint and supplies included per student. *Must register by Sept. 14 Wednesdays, September 19 - October 24 6:00 - 7:30 pm UCC Arts & Crafts Studio $72 (6 sessions) - all materials included Instructor: Macayla Friesen


RED CROSS BABYSITTERS COURSE Age 11+ This fun and interactive course teaches youth age 11-15 years of age how to be prepared and responsive caregivers. We will cover how to: • Feed a baby or change a diaper • Prepare a simple meal • Play games with children of all ages • Prevent injuries and keep children safe • Handle an emergency if one happens Participants will receive a Red Cross handbook and certification upon successful completion of the course. Friday, October 19 (Pro-D day) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $48/person Instructor: Pat Taron

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS Age 8-12 Check out our Nov/Dec program SUPPLEMENT for complete course description... Wednesdays, November 7 - December 12 6:00 - 7:30 pm UCC Arts & Crafts Studio $72 (6 sessions) - all materials included Instructor: Macayla Friesen 14

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Age 5+ Local voice coach Courtney Flick is offering private voice lessons through Ucluelet Parks & Recreation. Students are welcome at all ages and all levels of previous training. Students can learn pieces of their choice with optional performance at year end recital. Expect to learn proper training techniques such as vocal warm-ups, diction, breathing, and basic theory to help strengthen your voice. Email to book your lesson! $20/hour (private lessons) Lessons will take place at Ucluelet Community Centre Instructor: Courtney Flick


See program description on page 16 for details!!



Age 6-12 Wear old clothes, bring your creativity and let your imagination run wild. We will be exploring block printing, sponge printing, stencils, rubbings, and nature prints. We will also do one day of relief printing onto clay, and on the last day we will print onto cookies with texture stamps and food colouring as a special end of class treat.

Age 6-9

Tuesdays, September 18 - October 23 2:45 - 4:00 pm UCC Arts & Crafts Studio $75 (6 sessions) - all materials included Instructor: Anne Novak

Age 9-12

Thursdays, September 20 - October 25 2:45 - 4:00 pm UCC Arts & Crafts Studio $75 (6 sessions) - all materials included Instructor: Anne Novak

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CHILDREN fitness programs NEW! Instructor Profile

WEST COAST TRAMPOLINE & TUMBLING Ages 3+ Trampoline classes have arrived on the west coast along with certified trampoline and tumbling coach Nicole Thompson. Nicole brings with her an impressive variety of trampolines and tumbling equipment. Trampoline is a separate discipline from gymnastics. It includes 3 categories: trampoline, double-mini and tumbling. During the next 10 sessions, your child will: • Learn about trampoline safety • Practice basic skills on each piece of equipment • Progress through the CANJUMP program • Increase strength and flexibility • Build spatial awareness, body control and skills that can transfer to many other sports. • Build confidence and have fun! Kids age 5-13+ can choose to attend classes on either Fridays OR Saturdays. Please be sure to mark down NO CLASS dates (listed below).


FRIDAY CLASSES: October 12 - December 14 *NO CLASS Oct 19 & Nov 16 Age 5-7 3:00 - 4:00 pm $83 (8 sessions) Age 8-12 4:15 - 5:30 pm $88 (8 sessions) Age 13+ 5:30 - 7:00 pm $92 (8 sessions) SATURDAY CLASSES: October 13 - December 15 *NO CLASS Oct 20 & Nov 17 Age 5-7 8:30 - 9:30 am $83 (8 sessions) Age 3-4 9:30 - 10:15 am $78 (8 sessions) Age 8-12 10:30 - 11:45 am $88 (8 sessions) Age 13+ 11:45 - 1:15 pm $92 (8 sessions) Location: Ucluelet Secondary School Gymnasium Coach: Nicole Thompson, NCCP L2 certified


Age 7-12 Ancient in origin yet modern in concept, Don Jitsu Ryu is one of the most practical, effective and complete martial arts fighting systems in the world today. It blends Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Aikido and weaponry. The program consists of four main areas; fitness training & stretching, Kata & basics, break-falls, and self defense & sparring.

Mondays & Wednesdays, September 12 - November 21 (no class Oct 8, 31) *Note classes begin on Wed. Sept 12 Age 4-6 3:30 - 4:30 pm $200 (20 sessions) Age 7-12 4:30 - 5:30 pm $200 (20 sessions) Location: UCC Main Hall Instructor: Senpai Ian Shu



Paul Alexander and Skyla Witt for earning their Jet Black Belts this summer at Purple Dragon DonJitsu headquarters in Trinidad!

Nicole Thompson grew up training with the Merritt Gymnastics Club. She started coaching in high school and continued to coach while attending university. Nicole spent 4 years working with the Kamloops Gymnastics/ Trampoline Centre where she was involved in recreational as well as competitive programs. She also spent some time in Alberta working at Airborne Tumbling & Trampoline in 2005-2006 and again in 2009-2010. Nicole brings with her a variety of fun and challenging equipment.


Age 4+ with adult We are now offering a new FAMILY class which allows children to attend with parent or caregiver, promoting a dynamic & fun family environment. This class runs twice per month (every other Friday). Fridays, Sept 28, Oct 12, Oct 26, Nov 9, Nov 23 & Dec 7 (every other Friday) 7:00 - 8:00 pm $120/family (up to 2 adults & 4 children) - 6 sessions Location: UCC Main Hall Instructor: Senpai Ian Shu

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CHILDREN dance & theatre Instructor Profile

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DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY 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!

SARAH HOGAN Sarah Hogan attended the Lincoln County School of Performing arts in Niagara-on-theLake, Ontario where she majored in Dance. She performed in and choreographed several productions including: The Wiz, Oliver, Animal Farm and Grease. “Being a part of these productions taught me so much about dedication and teamwork. They were also incredibly fun and I would love to share this type of experience with our local children & youth.” Since moving to Ucluelet, Sarah has choreographed dances for the Rainforest Dancers for competitions and local performances.

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Tuesdays, Sept 18 - Dec 11 (no class Nov 13) 6:30 - 7:30 pm UCC Main Hall $108 (12 sessions) Instructor: Sarah Hogan

theatre THEATRE CLASS Grades 2+ Would you like to be a part of a unique musical producation? Sarah Hogan has put together an original script specifically for this class. Courtney Fick will be joining Sarah as voice coach for the musical numbers. In these classes, we will use our skills and creativity to refine a script, create a set, learn lines, stage direction, songs and choreography. Participants will be assigned roles that use their strengths, but also challeng them to develop new ones. The production will be performed at the UCC on December 15th and 16th. Participants must be available to perform on these dates and may be required to attend extra rehearsals closer to the performance. If your child is in Kindergarten or Grade 1 and is interested in this class, please let us know as there may be roles for younger children closer to production. Call 250 726-7772. Tuesdays, September 18 until Production Between 3-6pm (kids will be divided into

groups according to roles once they have registered. We will do our best to work around other extra-curricular activities and schedules!)

UCC Main Hall $108 (12 sessions) - extra rehearsals may be required closer to production Instructors: Sarah Hogan & Courtney Fick

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ballet classes Join Janine Wood and the Solera Performing Arts program for the fall session of dance. Janine has recently completed her first year of teaching the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus and has begun her two year teacher training program with the RAD. Janine is excited to share her knowledge with dancers.

PARENT & TOT Age 1.5-3 & Parent Thursdays, September 13 - November 1 2:00 - 2:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $60 (8 sessions) PRE-PRIMARY/PRIMARY BALLET Age 4-5 Thursdays, September 13 - November 1 2:45 - 3:15 pm UCC Fitness Studio $60 (8 sessions) GRADE 1-2 BALLET

Age 6-7 Thursdays, September 13 - November 1 3:15 - 4:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $67 (8 sessions)


Age 8-9 *must have some previous dance experience Thursdays, September 13 - November 1 4:00 - 5:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $74 (8 sessions)


Age 10+ *dance experience required Thursdays, September 13 - November 1 5:00 - 6:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $74 (8 sessions)

Dance Bursaries are available through The Paula Ross Dance Society. Application forms are available through the front desk at Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive.

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soccer 2012/13 Season Schedule:

early bird special until Sept 15

Saturday, Sept 29 League Play Begins Saturday, Oct 6 No Games Saturday, Dec 8 Last game for 2011 Saturday, Jan 19 League Play resumes Saturday, Mar 23 No Games Saturday, Apr 6 Soccer Day! (TBC)


$70/CHILD $40 Uniform Deposit required at time of registration Please post-date cheque for April 1, 2013.

*Practices begin week of September 17th. Practice days & times to be determined once numbers are confirmed.

Age Groups:

3-4 5-6 7-9 10-12 U15* U18*

Coach Ornella Cirella Coach Kevin Nixon Coach Mike Rhodes Coach Ken Griffin Coach Abby Fortune & Mike Chapman Coach Mike Chapman



*Alberni Valley Youth Soccer League


Vancouver United Football Club for the generous donation of soccer uniforms to the West Coast Soccer League. Thank-you also to Ken Swallow and Chris Bird for facilitating this donation!! Thank-you to our coaches, team managers and parent volunteers who make this league possible and successful... w w w. u c l u e l e t. c a

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LOW IMPACT (great for adults 55+)

AGELESS YOGA All Levels Join a supportive, fun yoga program that combines breath awareness with movement to enhance your strength & flexibility. Excellent for opening the joints, easing tension in the body and mind, leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Postures will be modified to suit individual needs. YIN YANG YOGA Beginner - All Levels Yin yoga is performed to stretch the connective tissue of the body, including the hips, thighs and lower spinal area. Yin poses are held for minutes at a time, to get past the superficial or muscular tissues and dive deep into connective tissue. Yang is the perfect balance of traditional Hatha poses to energize and heat up the body though a series of postures. Feel relaxed, rejuvinated and well balanced. HATHA YOGA - LEVEL 1 Beginner - All Levels Achieve balance through body and mind and establish a strong foundation. Learn correct alignment and breathing in basic traditional yoga postures. Great for beginners but all levels welcome. VINYASA FLOW YOGA All Levels Apply yoga’s principles of alignment as you learn to adapt this flowing practice to the changing needs of your body & mind. A multi-level approach enables progression appropriate to each student. COMMUNITY YOGA

All Levels Ukee’s talented yoga instructors are on rotation for this unique class which seeks to deepen our yoga practice by integrating different approaches. If you are a certified instructor interested in teaching, give us a call at 250 726-7772!

yoga schedule


The 8 Essential Standing Exercises of Chi Gong will give you greater strength and balance in a gentle, flowing exercise style. Benefits: Natural anti-aging and detoxifying, greater flexibility and range of motion to name just a few. Wednesdays, Sept 12 - Dec 12 UCC Fitness Studio Instructor: Jan Draeseke

10:30 - 11:30 am $25 + HST


We will use self massage, gentle stretches and laughter as practical ways to relax, still our minds and connect with our bodies to release tension and promote health. This class will be a Joyful way to spend a mid-morning hour. Mondays & Fridays, Sept 10 - Dec 14 UCC Fitness Studio Instructor: Lorna Watson

10:00 - 11:00 am $2 drop-in

LORNA WATSON brings 35 years experience as a Physiotherapist and fitness Instructor in the field of Chronic pain and Stress Management. She had a brief and strange career as a stand-up comedian.

AGELESS YOGA All Levels (see class description under “Yoga - Class Descriptions”)


COST: All Drop-in Yoga Classes $12 Universal Yoga Passes $60+HST/6 classes

Parks & Recreation

All yoga classes take place in the Fitness Studio at Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Drive

MONDAY 3:30 - 4:30 pm AGELESS YOGA with Flickerine Stevens





9:00 - 10:30 am VINYASA FLOW YOGA with Flickerine Stevens

7:00 - 8:00 am HATHA YOGA LEVEL 1 with Joanne Krol

7:00 - 8:00 pm YIN YANG YOGA with Joanne Krol

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7:00 - 8:30 pm VINYASA FLOW YOGA with Flickerine Stevens

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SATURDAY 11:00 am - 12:30 pm COMMUNITY YOGA Various Instructors


ADULT fitness programs MUSCLE TONING


Shape up for the fall with this muscular endurance toning class. Increase your strength and endurance, tone your muscles, increase your energy levels and burn lots of calories with this fun, complete workout. All levels welcome. Thursdays, September 27 - December 13 7:00 - 8:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in, punch cards available Instructor: Joanne Krol


Join Maria in this fun, high energy, overall workout. This workout starts with a warm-up followed by a STEP workout using easy to follow STEP choreography that will keep you moving to the beat of the music while working up a sweat! A cool down follows with some strength and core exercises & stretching. Tuesdays, Sept 25 - Nov 6 (no class Oct 9) 5:00 - 6:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $10 drop-in (punch card not available) Instructor: Maria Kaiser


Get your daily cardio workout by dancing! In this high energy, exciting class we will enjoy the rhythms of Latin music with steps to salsa, merengue, cha cha and more! Basic steps set to simple choreography at a low/med tempo but will include modification for higher intensity. Bring water, comfy clothes & indoor shoes. Mondays & Wednesdays, Sept 10 - Dec 12 7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $9 drop-in, punch cards available Instructor: Lyvi Rivera


Instructor Profile

Want to feel like a kid again? Certified trampoline coach Nicole Thompson is now offering an adult drop-in trampoline class. Nicole brings with her a large variety of equipment and lots of experience. Fridays, October 12 - December14 No Class Oct 19 & Nov 16 7:00 - 8:00 pm USS Gymnasium $10 drop-in Nicole Thompson, NCCP certified coach



Maria earned her 1st Group Fitness InstrucKick and punch your way to a new level of fitness! Get fit, toned and build muscles you tor’s Certification in never knew you had in this intense one hour Johnannesburg, South class. Modifcations for beginners are readily Africa in 1991 and has available. New students welcome! been adding on to her Mon & Wed, Sept 12 - Dec 12 (no class Oct 8, 31) continuing fitness edu7:00 - 8:00 pm cation ever since. She UCC Main Hall has studied with ACE, $10 drop in, punch cards available Reebok Spinning, ReeInstructor: Senpai Ian Shu bok STEP, Zumba and MARTIAL ARTS: PURPLE DRAGON DON JITSU has regularly attended Ancient in origin yet modern in concept, Don fitness conferences in Jitsu Ryu is one of the most practical, effective the USA, Europe and and complete martial arts fighting systems in Canada to stay with the the world today. It blends Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Tae latest trends. Maria beKwon Do, Kung Fu, Aikido and weaponry. The lieves in working out as program consists of four main areas; fitness training & stretching, Kata & basics, break-falls, a part of a life style, not and self defense & sparring. just a short term course.. and it has to be fun! Mon & Wed, Sept 12 - Nov 26 (no class Oct 8, 31) Everybody deserves a 8:00 - 9:00 pm form of physical activity UCC Main Hall $200 + HST (20 sessions) that they enjoy, keep Instructor: Senpai Ian Shu the heart pumping and fitness levels up. Life is better when you’re fit!

Free Fitness Week at UCC

We know you’re busy. We also know how important it is to incorporate regular fitness and healthy practices into your busy life. If you’re new to our fitness/yoga programs, NOW is a great time to start:

SEPTEMBER 10th - 15th

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8:00 - 10:00 pm USS gym $2 drop-in begins Oct 3



8:00 - 10:00 pm USS gym $2 drop-in begins Oct 1

7:00 - 9:00 pm Seaplane Base Rec Hall $2 drop-in begins Sept 12


7:00 - 9:00 pm Seaplane Base Rec Hall $2 drop-in begins Sept 10


7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $9 drop-in Lyvi Rivera begins Sept 12



7:00 - 10:00 pm USS gym $2 drop-in begins Sept 11


7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $9 drop-in Lyvi Rivera begins Sept 10

7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Main Hall $10 drop-in Ian Shu begins Sept 12


7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Joanne Krol begins Sept 11



Adults/Seniors 10:30 - 11:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Jan Draeseke begins Sept 12

7:00 - 8:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Joanne Krol begins Sept 26

7:00 - 8:00 pm UCC Main Hall $10 drop-in Ian Shu begins Sept 10



5:00 - 6:00 pm UCC Fitness Studio $10 drop-in Maria Kaiser ONLY: Sept 25 - Nov 6 no class Oct 9


Adults/Seniors 3:30 - 4:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Flickerine Stevens begins Sept 10

9:00 - 10:30 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Flickerine Stevens begins Sept 11

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7:00 - 8:00 pm USS gym $10 drop-in Nicole Thompson ONLY: Oct 12 - Dec 14


10:00 - 11:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Lorna Watson begins Sept 14


FRIDAY 11:00 - 12:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio by donation Various Instructors begins Sept 8



FREE FITNESS WEEK: Sept 10 - 15 Classes highlighted in orange will be offered for FREE during the week of September 10-15!!

• Most drop-in programs do not run on STAT holidays Unless otherwise stipulated, these programs are adults only 18+ • Punch Cards are available for most fitness programs • Universal Yoga Punch Cards are available for any yoga program •


8:00 - 10:00 pm USS gym $2 drop-in begins Oct 4

7:00 - 8:30 pm UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Flickerine Stevens begins Sept 13


7:00 - 8:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $12 drop-in Joanne Krol begins Sept 27



10:00 - 11:00 am UCC Fitness Studio $2 drop-in Lorna Watson begins Sept 10





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...we do our best to provide you with year-round, up-to-date recreation program and community information. In addition to the Fall Guide which you are currently reading, we produce Four Seasonal Program Supplements highlighting our most current programs and upcoming community events. Ucluelet Parks & Recreation is fueled by the enthusiasm, ingenuity & talent of our local community. If you are interested in joining our team of committed instructors, please contact KK Hodder, Recreation Programmer: phone 250 726-7772 x 223 email We look forward to hearing from you!

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No Experience Required! A combination course exploring the art of Mexican Folk Dance by learning the basic technique of dance steps, skirt movement,and two traditional dances from the region of Jalisco, Mexico. Flamenco will explore the rythym of Tangos and include the basics of technique, footwork, and palmas. Students will learn how to "build" their own dance to real time music and beats to be able to develop their own Flamenco dance personality. Both genres will have potential for performances in the future. Flamenco, Folklorico and/or character shoes are required. Practice skirts are required for both genres. Please inquire with instructor. If you are only interested in one of the dance discinplines, please let us know and the registration fee will be amended accodingly.

Fridays, September 21 - December 7 6:30 - 7:45 pm UAC Hall, 1510 Peninsula Road $120 + HST (12 sessions) Instructor: Lyvi Rivera


Age 19+ (Women)

Burlesque is more than risquĂŠ dance, it's about confidence and style. The goal of this class is to add a sense of sass to a fitness class that will make women feel empowered and confident. Women of all ages, shapes and sizes welcome. No dance experience necessary. This class will help you have fun and feel great! Wednesdays, October 10 - November 21 (no class Oct 31)

7:00 - 8:00 pm UAC Hall, 1510 Peninsula Road $66 + HST (6 sessions) Instructor: Courtney Fick


Often described as physical chess, the sport of fencing challenges the mind and the body, builds confidence, coordination and physical fitness. The beginner class will introduce basic balance, footwork & posture. Please wear soft-soled shoes and loose clothing. Sundays, September 16 - November 11 7:00 - 8:00 pm BEGINNER CLASS 8:15 - 9:15 pm EN GARDE CLASS (Int/Adv) UAC Hall (1510 Peninsula Rd) $80 + HST (8 sessions) Instructor: Myles Morrison


Age 15+ Jonathan McKinney brings a wealth of person safety knowledge to this FREE workshop series. Included in the series will be instruction on environmental awareness, personal safety and basic self defense. First class will be mainly a lecture and conversation regarding personal safety concerns. Following 2 classes will be hands-on training. Wear active clothing (no loose or baggy clothing please) and bring a water bottle.� Mondays, October 15 - 29 6:00 - 8:00 pm Location TBD (please call in advance if you wish to attend 726-7772) FREE admission, donations to the food bank will be accepted Instructor: Cst. Jonathan McKinney

POKER NIGHT Age 19+ Poker Night is back so bring your poker face and play to win great prizes at the ANAF! Fridays, begins Sept 21

7:00 pm at the Army and Navy, 1708 Peninsula, $10 buy-in


The New You Challenge is a six-week healthy body transformation challenge based on participating in 6 boot camp classes, 6 yoga sessions, 6 private personal training sessions, gym membership and nutritional advice.

START DATE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 $429 + tax per person Sign up at the West Coast Fitness Centre


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ADULT arts programs THEATRE IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP SERIES Age 19+ Have you ever wanted to get up and play on a stage in a theatre? Interested in finding new and fun ways to express yourself with your body and voice? Want to learn new skills and meet new people? NEW! Theatre Improvisation is the practice of using games to create scenes and tell stories. You will be guided through exercises and games which will encourage you to open up your imagination to limitless possibilities. You will gain skills in spontaneous thinking and quick decision making that will be useful in everyday life. No previous experience is necessary. Beginners welcome. This is a great chance to check out something new in an encouraging, safe environment. Bring a friend or two! Thursdays, September 27 - October 25 7:00 - 8:30 pm UCC Main Hall & Theatre $60 (5 sessions) - to be paid directly to instructor LIMITED SPACES! To book a spot or for more information email Rino at or call 250 726-6816 RINO DEL ZOPPO has been involved in theatre since highschool. He spent his teen years and early 20s performing in Australia and the UK before moving into devising and directing new theatre works. He later moved onto event producing at the Adelaide (AUS) and Edinburgh (UK) Fringe Festivals - the two largest in the world. Rino has lived in Canada since 2010 .



Achieve realistic, eye-catching results when depicting BC’s dramatic wildlife and landscapes using prismacolour pencils. Artist Debra Thomlinson will guide the beginner to intermediate sketcher who wants to embellish their work with colour, in the use of prismacolour, an oil based colour pencil that works very similar to pastel, but has the ability to greatly enhance details. Using layer upon layer of coloured pencil you will learn to attain life-like results, showing depth and dimension. Mondays, October 15 - November 5 7:00 - 8:30 pm UCC Art Studio $75 + HST (4 sessions) Instructor: Debra Thomlinson

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 when to use aperture priority versus shutter speed priority, white balance, ISO, file sizes, proper exposures and formatting cards. This session will enable you to stop shooting on automatic settings and achieve much better results more regularly. Bring your digital camera and manual.


Saturday, September 22 2:00 - 4:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen

Saturday, October 13 1:00 - 4:00 pm UCC Activity Room #1 $40 + HST Instructor: Marilyn McEwen

Designed to complement the basic course, and provide more information for those who love to make images and want to take their photography to a new level. Topics covered will include shooting RAW, histograms, metering modes, bracketing, hyperfocal distance and composition. Bring your digital camera and manual, and we’ll do some outside shooting after as well.



In Person: Ucluelet Community Centre (we accept cash, cheque, VISA, MC) Phone: Call 250 726-7772 with credit card

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Ucluelet Centre – 250 726 2697 Academic Upgrading, University Transfer courses, First Aid, Marine Training Computer and Small Business Training Let us help you find the education and training you need.

Please visit us at our centre in Davison Plaza (beside the Post Office)

For full course offerings please visit:

Ucluelet Family Ties

is a program open to all expectant parents and new parents in Ucluelet and area. We're located in the Coastal Communities Services Hub, part of the new Ucluelet Community Centre! Family Ties runs a weekly drop in at the Hub, where parents can gather to chat, visit and participate in a discussion on a topic of interest. There's snacks, toys for little ones, an outreach worker and the Public Health Nurse is also on hand. Got a question? There's an answer; from the nurse, the outreach worker, or an experienced parent in the group. Got a concern? The outreach worker can help gather information, attend appointments, follow up with you. Celebrating a milestone? Baby's first smile, rolling over, first tooth? Come share with the group! Expectant parents have an added challenge living on the coast, because birth services must be accessed outside our communities. Family Ties can be a source of support before and after your little one arrives. Prenatal classes are arranged as needed; if you're expecting please let us know if you'd like to attend a series. Information is tailored to west coast parents' needs. Experienced parents are welcome too; come visit, chat, share your wisdom!

Breastfeeding Challenge: Saturday, September 29th

“Mark your calendar for the annual Breastfeeding Challenge on Saturday September 29th hosted by Ucluelet Family Ties. Every baby counts in the final count for this international challenge to get as many mother/baby pairs “latched on” at 11 am local time. Last year BC finished first in our regional category! Visit for more information or call Margaret or Charlene for more info on our local event. Door prizes and refreshments. Dads, grandmas and siblings welcome too!” Drop ins: Tuesdays 10:30 - noon in Ucluelet at Coastal Communities Services Hub, 500 Matterson Drive Contact: Family Ties 250-726-2224 or call the Public Health Nurse at 250-725-2172 Outreach worker available afterward, no appointment necessary 24

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Junior Canadian Rangers West Coast Youth (age 12-18)

REGISTRATION NIGHT: Thursday, September 6th 7pm at UAC Hall MEETINGS: Thursdays 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UAC Hall, 1510 Peninsula Road • • •

Life skills (like Paintball, swimming!) Ranger skills (like camping, kayaking, air rifles) Traditional skills (like survival skills)

PLUS: several weekend and week-long excursions will be planned throughout the year.

Ucluelet Girl Guides All Girls ages 5+ (leaders also needed)

Registration: September 17th at 5pm, Ucluelet Community Centre (UCC), 500 Matterson Drive Meetings: Every Monday, 2:45 - 3: 45 pm at UCC NO MEETINGS ON PRO-D DAYS OR STAT HOLIDAYS Cost: $82.50 for the year For girls, guiding is an accepting environment with diverse and exciting programs and activities that offer the chance to discover new interests and learn valuable leadership skills. Guiding gives girls the tools and resources they need to achieve greatness. Questions? contact Laurie Rundle 250-726-2055

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to the Westerly News for posting this Parks & Recreation Guide online!

SUNDAY, OCT 21st 1-3 PM UCC MAIN HALL BUY SELL BROWSE BARGAIN $12/table RESERVE NOW! Admission: $2 Adults FREE under 12

Call today to book your table!

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West Coast Fitness Centre Owned and operated by Pacific Escape Resorts Inc. West Coast Motel on the Harbour 279 Hemlock St., Ucluelet, B.C. tel. 250-726-7732

New Equipment ~ Harbour View ~ Huge Space! Memberships include GYM, POOL & SAUNA

Memberships are non-transferable and will not be refunded due to lack of use.

Single Family (up to 2 adults & 2 children Add extra children to family pass





$48 $100

$120 $250

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Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 PM $10/person *All levels welcome Jay & Kat Rosene, Endless Ride

10 x Punch Pass Pool $35 + HST 10 x Punch Pass Gym $55 + HST Drop-in rates also available Personal Training available by appointment

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WCRS The Westcoast Community Resources Society is celebrating its 20th year operating as a society. We received society status in 1992 as the Westcoast Women’s Resource Society. Since that time we have evolved and expanded into the community organization that we are today.

WCRS is located at 500 Matterson Drive in Ucluelet as a part of the Coastal Community Services Hub. For more information about who we are and what we do check out our website or drop in! WCRS provides phone fax and internet use to members of the public who need to access resources or community support. Our services are offered in Tofino weekly and surrounding communities can be served by appointment. Travel arrangements can also be made. All programs are free, confidential and self-referrals are welcome. Whether you are visiting the area, new to the community or a wintered veteran our programs and events are designed for you!

Ongoing and Upcoming Events and Programs

Community Lunch Lunch is on us! Every Thursday, from 12-2, at the HUB. Come by and have some delicious and nutritious soup, it’s a great place to meet new and interesting people- all for FREE!! Everyone is Welcome. Community Volunteer Tax Program If you have not filed your 2011 Taxes it’s not too late, we can process 2011 taxes and back taxes for all clients meeting the Community Volunteer Tax Program guidelines. Youth Exercise Group Starting again at the end of September, have some fun and workout!

Nutritional Programming WCRS acts as a host for cooking classes. Next Food Skills will be in January 2013. Join us on Facebook for updates or check our website

AGM (Annual General Meeting) Our 20th Annual AGM will be held on October 18th. Watch for upcoming information and our fall membership drive! If you are interested in becoming a society member please contact the society at 250-726-2343. All individuals interested in volunteering as a board member are asked to participate in our screening and recruitment process. Contact our office for more details.


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SERVICES WE OFFER The West Coast Transition House is an emergency shelter for women and their children in crisis from abusive situations. A worker is available 24/7 at 250.726.2020, or toll free 1.877.726.2080 on our Crisis Line available to all members of the Westcoast communities.

The Community Outreach Program provides education, life skills, tax preparation, assistance and advocacy to all members of the Westcoast communities. We will go the extra mile to steer you in the right direction, help you to understand and fill out forms or applications and ensure that you are accessing all programs and services available to you. Women's Outreach Program offers individual and group support for women and families whose lives have been affected by violence. The worker will provide support to meet each individual’s unique needs and works to develop life skills, provide resources, offer advocacy and accompaniment, crisis intervention and referrals to appropriate services. Available for appointments in Tofino and Ucluelet, transportation can be arranged. Children's Counselling (CWWA) Program offers counselling to children and youth, ages 3 - 18, exposed to violence. The program supports development of problem-solving and coping skills, communication skills, safety planning, expressing feelings and emotions positively, exploring family dynamics, relationships, and the impacts of violence. Individual or group counselling and caregiver supports available.

Community Youth Worker Program is designed to aid youth up to age 18 that may be experiencing emotional, behavioral or family challenges. Services offered: one-on-one counselling, caregiver support, family mediation, advocacy, referrals, youth groups and recreational programming.

Child and Youth Special Needs (CYSN) Family Support program offers support services to children and youth with disabilities living on the coast. Referrals to the program are made through the Ministry of Children and Family Development in Port Alberni Women's Counselling Program provides services to women on an individual basis. regular appointments are available, no referrals necessary. For more information please call 250.726.2343

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ROLLER DERBY! Hey ladies! Are you at least 19 years old and love to skate? Why not come and try a skate or two with our local derby team, The Black Pearls? Practices for "fresh meat" are encouraged for Sundays and Tuesdays. Skates are provided and limited gear is available. You MUST have a mouth guard to be able to play/ practice. Bring water and runners, too. For more info, please contact: Lyvi Rivera via email at

WE NEED REFS Here ye! Here Ye! Any Ukeenites interested in being part of the world of Roller Derby? We are looking for people (men or women) with a good sports brain to ref for our team and potentially be able to ref for other teams as well. Referees or "Zebras" as they are known in the Derby World are in high demand. It is strictly volunteer and physically demanding. Oh also get to pick your derby ref name! For more info, please contact: Lyvi Rivera via email at




Big Beach Cinema


500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet

under 12

Friday family movies begin 6pm Friday adult movies begin 8pm Saturday movies begin 4pm

Friday SEPT 14 6PM & Saturday sept 15 4PM Friday SEPT 14 8PM


Rated PG, 95 minutes Starring: Will Farrell, Brad Pitt & Jonah Hill Animation/Comedy/Action, Directed by Rom McGrath After super-villain Megamind defeats his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man, he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan, who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the world and become the “good guy” for the first time in his life.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Rated PG-13, 124 minutes Starring: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy & Maggie Smith Comedy/Drama, Directed by John Madden

See it be fore it’s on DV D!

British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.

Friday SEPT 28 6PM & Saturday sept 29 4PM Friday SEPT 28 8PM


Rated PG, 93 minutes Starring: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett-Smith & Chris Rock Animation/Adventure/Comedy

Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple and the Central Park Zoo. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.


See it be fore it’s on DV D!

Rated PG-13, 104 minutes Starring: Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey & Shirley MacLaine Crime/Drama/Comedy, Directed by Richard Linklater

Based on a true story, this darkly comic docu-drama details the unusual friendship between a likable Texas mortician and a wealthy but reviled widow, and the shocking crime that followed. Inspired by the article “Midnight in the Garden of East Texas,” published in Texas Monthly magazine in 1998 which chronicles the life of Bernie Tiede, who transformed the town of Carthage with his generosity and who then, to the disbelief of Carthage residents, was arrested for a serious crime. w w w. u c l u e l e t. c a

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Pacific Rim Arts Society is a volunteer-based, non-profit society serving the districts of Tofino and Ucluelet, and First Nations communities in the Clayoquot Sound/ Long Beach area, on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our goal is to help build happy, healthy communities by bringing people together through arts and culture.

Pacific Rim Arts Society (PRAS) brings you a roster of year-round arts activities through our Annual Events Program, as well as many special events to spice things up during the year…



February 11 - 16 in Ucluelet

Explore this enchanting garden as it comes to life in The Secret Garden at this year’s Missoula Children’s Theatre. Auditions will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013, 4-6pm.

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Community Contacts ASSISTANCE Alanon 726-7279 Alcoholics Anonymous 726-4220 Food Bank on the Edge 726-6909 Family Ties 726-2224 Narcotics Anonymous 726-7279 Transition House 726-2020 West Coast Community Resource Society 726-2343

CHURCHES & FAITH ORGANIZATIONS Christ Community Church Pastor Keven Willm Grace Bible Church Holy Family Church Rev. Phil Smith Jehovah’s Witness St. Francis of Assisi Rev. Phil Smith Baha’i Community

726-7305 726-1244 726-4225 726-7199 726-4225 266-0672

COMMITTEES / SOCIETIES ANAF Club 726-7122 Central West Coast Forest Society 726-2424 Clayoquot Biosphere Trust 726-2086 Coastal Family Resource Coalition 726-2463 George Fraser Committee 726-7459 Harbour Advisory 726-4436


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Long Beach Arena Society 726-4634 Mental Health Centre 726-1282 Pacific Rim Arts Society 725-2421 Pacific Rim Fish & Game 726-2450 Pacific Rim Hospice Society 725-1240 Pacific Rim Marine Search & Rescue 726-7789 Pacific Rim Toastmasters 726-2766 Pacific Rim Whale Festival Society 726-7798 Raincoast Education Society 725-2560 Sea View Seniors Housing Society 726-4220 Sunshine Club 726-7601 Thornton Creek Hatchery 726-7566 Tofino Parks & Recreation 725-3229 Tofino Ucluelet Culinary Guild 266-6665 Ucluelet and Area Childcare Society 726-3452 Ucluelet and Area Historical Society 726-4656 Ucluelet Aquarium Society 726-2390 Ucluelet Chamber of Commerce 726-4641 Ucluelet Children’s Centre 726-2339 Ucluelet Parks & Recreation 726-7772 West Coast Bear Aware 266-2327 West Coast Community Resource Society 726-2343 West Coast Community Television 726-7586 Wild Pacific Trail Society 726-7757

Ucluelet Community Centre

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Community Contacts SCHOOLS/EDUCATION Ucluelet Elem School Ucluelet Sec School North Island College

726-7793 726-7796 726-2697

COMMUNITY CENTRES/HALLS Ucluelet Community Centre 726-7772 500 Matterson Drive UAC Hall 726-7720 1510 Peninsula Seaplane Base Recreation Hall 160 Seaplane Base Road 726-4438


1:00 - 6:00 pm


1:00 - 6:00 pm


3:00 - 7:00 pm


10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Ambulance 726-7661 Coast Guard 726-7777 Coast Guard Auxiliary 726-7789 District of Ucluelet Public Works (24 hours) 726-7133 R.C.M.P. 726-7773 Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade 726-4321 West Coast Inland Search & Rescue 726-2461 *DIAL 911 for Police, Fire & Ambulance*

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Dentist Dr. Jameson Pacific Rim Chiropractic Dr. Jonathan Clow Naturopath Dr. Jeannie Doig Tofino General Hospital Ucluelet Medical Center

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Wednesdays, Sept 12 - Dec 12 11:15 - 11:45 am Stories for the preschool crowd Age 3-5

Alberni Valley Vet Clinic UAC Hall, 1510 Peninsula Road 9:00 am - noon Wednesday, September 12 Wednesday, October 17 Wednesday, November 14 Wednesday, December 12

726-2220 522-0033 725-3212 726-4443

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Ucluelet Parks & Recreation - SUBSIDY PROGRAM

Application Form For Residents of Ucluelet Participant Information Family Name: _______________________________ Age Category: Child (0-12 yrs) Mailing Address: _______________________________ Youth (13-18 yrs) Adult (19+ yrs) _______________________________ Senior (65+ yrs) Email Address: _______________________________ Phone: home ______________________ cell _______________________ Would you be able to particpate in the program listed below without subsidy? Would you be able to afford half of the program fee?




Would you be interested in volunteering opportunities within the department?




(please note volunteering is not contingent on the application but is always appreciated)

Programs/Pass Request •

Up to a maximum of $100/person/season ie. Fall


Funds will be distributed based on availability

Participant's Name Program Name/Pass* Date Last First

GL (office use only)

* Please note: Universal Yoga Punch Passes are available

I, the undersigned, certify that all the information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I am aware that the application will be considered by the Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department and that all information contained in this application will be kept confidential.



P.O. Box 999 - 500 Matterson Drive, Ucluelet, B.C. V0R 3A0

Signature Date Please return completed and signed form to: Ucluelet Parks & Recreation Department

For more information please contact Abby Fortune, Director of Parks & Recreation 250-726-7772 or



Monday, Sept 10th 10am - 6pm Ucluelet Community Centre 250 726-7772 10% off recreation programs exceptions: soccer, swimming & playschool

step 1

go to and click on the “Register Now” button

step 2

create a customer account

step 3

Register for an activity and login with your ID and password


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Ucluelet Community Centre

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Ucluelet Recreation and Parks Guide  

Ucluelet Recreation and Parks Guide

Ucluelet Recreation and Parks Guide  

Ucluelet Recreation and Parks Guide