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Registration Starts Novemb er 29

2022 Wi nter Recreati on Gui de N ew Pr ogr am s Nerf Wars, Dodgeball Drop' n Shop

N ew Cam ps March Break

Bi r t h day Par t i es Learn m ore! w w w recreation

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MEET COUNCIL Basil Clarke Mayor 705-327-3426 Joe Goug h Deputy Mayor 705-238-3553 David Snutch Ward 1 Councillor 705-985-2225

Jennifer Fisher Ward 2 Councillor 705-279-0409 Ted Lamb Ward 3 Councillor 705-323-2509 Gary Hethering ton Ward 4 Councillor

M AYOR' S M ESSAGE Welcome to the Township of Ramara?s 2021/2022 Winter Recreation Guide. Winter is an excellent time of year with the excitement of the impending holidays, winter activities, and weather shifting to quieter, cozier days. This winter, we are excited to provide programs for individuals of all ages to learn, get active and create something new. The health and safety of our program participants and staff is the Township?s number one priority. To ensure that we run the safest as possible programs and events, the Township continues to follow the guidance of the Province of Ontario and the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit. To learn more about programming and COVID-19 safety, please visit In this guide, we introduce various new programs that include Nerf wars, dodgeball, drop?n shop, birthday parties, and more. Residents can register online, by phone, email or in person at the Ramara Centre. With something for all ages and interests, you?re bound to find an activity that?s right for you. Residents are reminded to stay up to date on Township information by visiting our website, following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram or signing up for email updates on our Township?s news and notices page. As we head into the holiday season, I encourage residents to give back in the spirit of generosity to those who need a helping hand. This can be done through donations, volunteer work or even the simple gesture of clearing snow on a neighbour?s driveway. I hope you will use this guide to type something new that will make this winter your most memorable yet! Sincerely,

705-330-5161 Mayor Basil Clarke

Kal Johnson Ward 5 Councillor




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The Township of Ramara offers four different ways to register for our Recreation programs. Please visit our website for vaccine requirements & COVID guidelines.




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PHONE T: 705-325-3091 Please phone M-F between 9:00 am. to 4:30 pm.


9:00 am to 4:30 pm. PAYMENT OPTIONS: CREDIT or DEBIT



E: and one of our recreation staff will email you back.

WAITLIST POLICY: If a program is full, you may request to be added to the wait-list. You will be only contacted if a spot becomes available. Please note you will only be contacted once.

Ch i l dren and Youth Programs

CHILDREN0-12YEARS St ay an d Play 1-3 year s Come join our recreation staff for some warm indoor fun! You and your tot will have access to tunnels, mats, trampolines and more. Your little one will burn off extra energy in our safe space. Come for the full two hours, or only part of it. One parent per child. Cost: $25 Location: Ramara Centre SATURDAYS

9:00-11:00 am

January 15-March 26 * no classes February 19, March 12, March 19

Ner f War s 6-10 year s Grab your gear and prepare for battle! Participants will enjoy an active warm up, target practice, and variations of nerf battle challenges each week. Participants will need to bring their own nerf gun, and eye protection. We will supply the nerf darts. Game on! Cost: $25 Location: Ramara Centre WEDNESDAYS


5:00-6:00 pm

January 19-March 09 Dodgeball 6-12 year s Come out for an hour of running, jumping and dodging. Each week our instructor will lead a variety of different drills. Join us and learn new thrilling forms, and adaptations of the classic favourite game dodgeball. Cost: $25 Location: Ramara Centre WEDNESDAYS

7:30-8:30 pm

January 19-March 09

6:15-7:15 pm

January 19-March 09 Fr iday Nigh t Fu n ! 4-12 year s Drop your child(ren) off with our qualified recreational staff so you can enjoy a couple of hours to yourself, with friends or go on a date! Children will participate in some active games followed by a movie. Cost: $15 per night Location: Ramara Centre FRIDAYS

Play . All Day 5-12 year s Our recreation staff have an amazing 8 weeks of fun for you! Join us while we play some active games, low organizational games, increase our team work all while having FUN! Cost: $25 Location: Ramara Centre

6:00-9:00 pm

December 17, January 21, February 25

Dr op an d Sh op 4-12 year s Looking to run into town to do some shopping? We've got you covered! Drop you child off with our quality recreation staff for them to enjoy games, crafts and more while you get all your holiday shopping done! Cost: $35 per day Location: Ramara Centre SATURDAY/ SUNDAY December 04, 05

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Kin der dan ce 3-5 year s In partnership with Mariposa Dance Company we are pleased to offer you a 45 minute dance class for your little mover, and groover. Cost: $70 Location: Ramara Centre

Jr . Dan ce 6-7 year s In partnership with Mariposa Dance Company we are pleased to offer you a 60 minute dance class to welcome you child to the wonderful world of dance!



5:00-5:45 pm

January 18-March 08

Cost: $70

Location: Ramara Centre 6:00-7:00 pm

January 18-March 08

Bak in g Clu b 6-12 year s This program will be a hit! Each week our little bakers will embark on a whole new baking journey. At the end of the 8 weeks they will be sent home with a booklet full of all the delicious recipes. Due to the nature of the program we cannot guarantee allergy free ingredients. Cost: $80 Location: Ramara Centre

Lit t le Adven t u r es 1-3 year s In partnership with Ramara Township Public Library Justine and Rebecca are bring the fun of outdoors inside for the winter. Come join our qualified Recreation, and Library staff for some hands on activities. Each week is something different. Parents must participate with their child. Cost: $FREE Location: Ramara Centre



1:00-3:00 pm

January 21-March 11

January 16-March 27 * no classes February 20, March 13, March 20

Act ivit y Tim e 4-9 year s This program will run consecutively with our stay and play program should you have an older sibling to keep busy. Our recreation staff have a variety of activities planned each week. From crafts, to games, sports, and drama. Each week is a different theme and will sure be a hit! Cost: $50 Location: Ramara Centre SATURDAYS

9:00-11:00 am

January 15-March 26 * no classes February 19, March 12, March 19

10:30-11:30 am

YOUTH12-17YEARS You t h Cou n cil 12-18 year s Do you want to be a part of a fun committee that plans events and activities for other Youth? Consider joining the Y.A.C. today! You'll get an opportunity to meet new friends, learn new skills and BONUS you'll fulfill your volunteer hours while doing this! Cost: FREE Location: Ramara Centre WEDNESDAYS

7:00-8:30 pm

December 8, January 12, February 16 M on t h ly You t h Nigh t s 12-15 year s Youth nights are back! Come join new friends and old once a month for a night of fun! The Ramara Youth Action Council plans a monthly theme and a bunch of activities, best part is it's free! Sign up to save your spot now! Cost: FREE Location: Ramara Centre FRIDAYS

7:30-10:00 pm

December 17, January 21, February 25

RRW Clu b 10-15 year s The Ramara Public Library and the Recreation Department are coming together to bring you the Ramara Read and Watch Club. The club will cover three books and movies from January to June and will meet once a month. We will discuss reading the book and then watch the movie! The dates for book one are below. Cost: FREE Location: Ramara Centre THURSDAYS January 27 February 24

7:15-8:15 pm 7:15-9:00 pm

2022BirthdayPartyPackages Leavetheplanningtotherecreationprogramstaff! Choose from one of the themes below for the ultimate party experience. The themed packages include two hours of fun facilitated by our party leaders. The cost of the party is $165 + HST for up to 10 children. We supply the space, equipment, and fun! You bring the food, drinks, and decor. Please email to book your child's party. Minimum two weeks' notice is required to book. We do not book parties on long weekends. Times are based on facility availability.

January16toMay15,2022 SUNDAYS:10:00A.M.- 12:00P.M. Excluding: February20,March13,20andApril 17








Sch ool Break Camps

SCHOOLBREAKCAMPS Join our qualified recreation staff for a fun filled day at the Ramara Centre. Participants

will take part in a variety of different activities such as; crafts, cooking, games, and so much more. Make sure you dress for the weather. Before and after care are available at an additional cost. Camp runs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, and before care runs from 7:30 to 9:00 am, and after care runs from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Participants are split into groups based on their age. Locat ion : Ramara Centre | Ages: 4-12 years | Each day: $35 | AM or PM Car e: $5.00 each slot

Decem ber 20: Sn ow m an M yst er y Decem ber 21: Nar n ia Qu est Decem ber 22: Ou t door Adven t u r e Decem ber 23: Win t er Won der lan d Please send your camper with snow pants, winter jacket, hat, mitts, and boots. Please also pack indoor running shoes, and a change of clothes. Send a nut-free lunch, snacks, and water. Parents will receive an em ail t w o days bef or e t h e pr ogr am reminding you what to bring. Don't f or get t o ch eck you r spam !

Winter Campwill split intotwoagegroups 4-6and7-12

MARCHBREAKCAMP& 4-1 L2 ITYC EA AM RS P This March Break spend your week playing games with friends! Sign up for the whole week or for a day or two, whatever fits into your schedule. Camp will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Pack your camper a water bottle, indoor shoes and enough food for two snacks and a lunch and they will be set for an amazing day! Extended care hours are available for an additional cost; 7:30 to 9:00 am, and 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Locat ion : Ramara Centre | Fu ll w eek : $150 | Each day: $35 | AM or PM : $15 | AM an d PM : $30

DISCOVERY CAM P: 4-6 YEARS This program will be a hit for our younger campers. Each day is a different theme. Camp staff have worked very hard to plan for an exciting week of camp. Activities will consist of games, crafts, songs, and more! Make sure to dress your camper for the weather, as we like to get outside.

March March March March March

14: Amazing Animals 15: Sports of all Sorts 16: Heroes vs. Villains 17: Time Travelers 18: Anything Goes

ADVENTURE CAM P: 7-11 YEARS Come and join our camp staff for a fun-filled week of exciting age appropriate activities. Every

day there is a different theme that is sure to be a hit! March 14: As seen on TV March 15: Ready Player Fun March 16: In the Zone March 17: Classified Clues March 18: Campers Choice

LEADERSHIP IN TRAINING: 12-14 YEARS Participants will gain a variety of leadership skills in a fun, and exciting recreation environment. Skills include program planning, child/group management, leadership techniques, games/activities, planning and communication skills. Everyone will have a chance to use learned skills in a camp atmosphere. March 14-18 * Participants must register for the week. Daily registration is not available for this program.

Mar ch Br eak Camp FULLWEEK




Ages 4-6

AmazingAnimals- Sportsfor ShortsDiscovery animals Grab your MarchBreak The have been running shoes, Camp-Sign up unleashed and it's time to play! for the whole week to experience a week of fun! Daily details to the right!


they are ready to play. Join us today to explore different animals and their environments through crafts, games and activities.


HeroesvsVillains- TimeTravelers-


Calling all superheroes, we need your help! An evil villain has come to the Ramara Centre and we need to train our super powers to defeat them. Now is your chance to save the day!

Blast through the decades with us as we play the best games and do the best activities dating back to the beginning of time.

Today is up to you! You and your fellow campers will pick your favourite activities and games to play and finish the day off with a movie!



From regular sports like soccer to the wackiest sports you can think of we will play them all. Let's go team!

Ages 7-12

Adventure AsSeenonTV- ReadyPlayer Fun- IntheZone- ClassifiedClues- Campers' ChoiceVideo games Today is up to Strange Grab your MarchBreak Survivors come alive you! You and happenings at GO! Get running shoes, Camp-Sign up ready? today and we your fellow ready to it's time to play! the Ramara for the whole week to experience a week of fun! Daily details to the right!

compete in all the classic TV game shows and see how many points you can earn for you and your teams!

are ready to play! From apps to the classic video games you know and love, we will be playing them live and in action, not on a screen!

From regular sports like soccer to the wackiest sports you can think of we will play them all. Let's go team!

Centre. Can you help collect clues to solve the mystery and learn some important spy skills at the same time?

campers will pick your favourite activities and games to play and finish the day off with a movie!

A dul t Programs

ADULT18+ Yoga Relaxation to calm your mind, body and soul. Join Kathy for a natural form of exercise using strength poses for muscle toning and core stability. Bring a mat or towel and wear comfortable clothing. Cost: $60 Location: Ramara Centre TUESDAYS 8:00-9:00 am 7:15-8:15 pm

January 18-March 08

THURSDAYS 9:30-10:30 am

January 20-March 10

Pick leball f or Begin n er s New to pickleball? Participants will have the opportunity for skill development and game play. Come and learn the rules of the game, and work towards goals while increasing your skill level. Cost: $25 Location: Ramara Centre SATURDAYS

11:30 am-1:00 pm

January 15-March 26 * no classes February 19, March 12, March 19

St ep n' w eigh t If you enjoy moving to the music of the 50's & 60's then this class is for you! Join Tracey in an overall body workout as we improve our cardio and memory patterning. Steps are optional. if you have one, bring it! Yoga mats for floor work are recommended. Cost: $70 Location: Ramara Centre THURSDAYS January 20-March 10

10:45-11:45 am

Lin e Dan cin g Line Dancing offers many positive benefits to your overall health. It is an enjoyable, social form of overall exercise that is highly beneficial to everyone. Line Dancing burns calories, builds muscle, and improves cardiovascular condition. Remembering dance steps, exercises and improves your memory skills. Come out and join us for a fun evening! Cost: $60 Location: Ramara Centre M ONDAYS

January 17-March 21

Begin n er s 6:00-7:00 pm In t er m ediat es 7:00-8:00 pm * no classes February 21, March 14

Sen ior s Social 50+ Membership to the program is $15 per month. There is no additional fee for most activities. Your fee covers the cost of all three programs. This program runs three days per week from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. Cost: $15 Location: Ramara Centre M ONDAY January 17-March 21 Euchre, cards and more! TUESDAY Arts & Crafts

January 18-March 08

WEDNESDAY January 19-March 09 Activities run by the Ramara Public Library * no classes February 21, March 14 All Adult Recreation Programs include HST unless noted.

ADULT18+ Zu m ba Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Zumba is an effective fitness system that incorporates Latin and modern music to target your muscles and overall heart health. Whether you are an experienced Zumba dancer or a beginner, classes are adapted and cues given to get you dancing like a pro. Adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. Cost: $60 Location: Ramara Centre

Pick leball Come out and get involved in a fantastic sport here at the Ramara Centre! Keep fit and have fun. Learn the rules, play the game and meet lots of great people. Once registered you will be given a link to our online pickleball times. No more than 4 people per court. If you are substituting for someone the cost is $4.00 per timeslot. Cost: $40 per eight sessions. Up to two games per week. Location: Ramara Centre


TUESDAYS January 18-March 08 Block A: 10:00-11:00 am Block B: 11:15 am-12:15 pm Block C: 12:30-1:30 pm Block D: 1:45-2:45 pm

6:00-7:00 pm

January 20-March 10 Vin yasa Yoga In partnership with Tracey Johnson we are pleased to bring back Vinyasa Yoga. Join Tracey as we jump start our day! By connecting breath and movement we connect to ourselves on so many levels, physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring your yoga mat and wear comfy clothes. Cost: $60 Location: Ramara Centre SATURDAYS January 15-March 26

8:00-8:45 am

WEDNESDAYS January 19-March 09 Block A: 12:30-1:30 pm Block B: 1:45-2:45 pm THURSDAYS January 20-March 10 Block A: 12:00-1:00 pm Block B: 1:15-2:15 pm Block C: 2:30-3:30 pm Block D: 3:45-4:45 pm

* no classes February 19, March 12, March 19 FRIDAYS January 21-March 11 Block A: 9:15-10:15 am Block B: 11:45 am-12:45 pm * no classes February 19, March 12, March 19

$20 each limit of 3 Offer valid until February 28, 2022

NOW AVAILABLE 2022 Municipal Dog Licences Licences (tags) are available in person at the following locations: -

Brechin Feed and Farm Supply Ramara Administration Building Ramara Centre (Recreation office & Ramara Public Library)


Ramara Public Library - Brechin location Washago Vet Services

To minimize cash handling, please have the exact amount ready for payment or choose contactless payment where available. When visiting licensing locations, please keep in mind the health and safety guidelines and preventative steps put in place.

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