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COURSES & WORKSHOPS

305 6 Ave SW, Slave Lake, AB T0G 2A4

780-849-8028

@Town of Slave Lake: Recreation, Parks and Culture

LEARN. TRY. CREATE. January to April 2020

Register for programs: 1. Online 2. Front Desk of MRC 3. Call 780 849-8028


JANUARY Stroller Rollers Mondays & Wednesdays, January 6th to March 2nd (16 classes) 11:00-12:00 pm | MRC Track | $30 Hey moms! Beat those winter blues by bringing your stroller to the MRC track for some socialization and a workout with your baby. This class is self instructed and you are welcome to use the dumbbells, spin bikes and rowers on the track. We will have someone help wipe off your stroller wheels and assist you in the elevator. Bring your water bottle, indoor shoes, babies, strollers and fit!

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_S earch/2817

Tumble Tots Tuesdays, January 7th to February 25th (8 Classes) 5:30-6:15 pm or 6:30-7:15 pm | St Mary's Gym | $52 Get moving together! This program provides the opportunity for

Class taught by Taylor Tonsi

parents with children who are confident walkers, to introduce the fundamental physical literacy skills of climbing, jumping, rolling, and much more. Through these activities children are able to develop their sense of balance, coordination and agility. Parent participation required. Tots must be able to walk confidently. This program is for childern ages 18-36 months old.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_Sea rch/2714

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Tone & Burn Thursday's, January 9th to March 5th (8 Classes) 5:00-5:50 pm | MRC Track | $60

Class taught by Melanie Soucy

Melanie is back to teach her popular low impact, strength class, Tone & Burn at the track of the MRC. The class will be geared for those seeking a low impact workout but will have options to opt into a higher impact format. Dumbbells and equipment will be provided. Bring your water bottle and your shoes and get ready to feel the burn! No class Feb 6th. This work out class is for ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_ Search/2712

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Power Walking Monday & Wednesdays, January 13th to April 22nd 6:00-7:00 pm | CJ Schurter Gym  24 Classes - $120 | 12 Classes $66 | 6 Classes $36 This one-hour, mild to moderate workout consists of a warm-up,

Class taught by Donna Melvin

cardio (power walk), cool down, resistance training, core/abdominal exercises, and concludes with relaxing stretches.This program is offered to men and women of all ages and fitness levels. So lace up your sneakers, wear comfortable clothing, bring a mat and WALK YOUR WAY TO FITNESS! This program is for ages 16+. No classes February 5 &17, March 16, 23 & 25 and April 13.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_S earch/2709

Budgeting Course January 13th | 7-8pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $15 Learn how to make an effective budget that fits your financial situation. Let's take the mystery out of your finances by learning tips and tricks to help stick to your budget, and help reduce the stress surrounding your finances. We will go over budgeting basics, such as identifying your fixed and variable expenses, and then continue on to how to make your budget work for you. This will be an informal session with plenty of time for discussion, and examples surrounding questions that you have! This class is for individuals 16+ with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_S earch/2792

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Photography Class January 18th | 2-4pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $25 Bring your single lens camera and learn how to get off automatic! In this class, Karina will teach about all the different components that make a portrait. We will learn about lighting, posing and all the best angles. As well as depth of field, ISO and aperture. Come join us to learn more about your DSLR camera! This class is for individuals 16+ with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2793

Seniors iPhone Class January 22nd | 9-10am | Multi-Purpose Room | Free Bring your iphone & learn to to navigate it. In this class you will learn how to set up your email, set up Apple ID, where to keep your passwords, how to use your notes, apps, & how to close windows. This class is for individuals Seniors with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2794

Adult Learn to Skate January 31st | 7-8pm | Arena 1 | $20 Whether you are a beginner or advanced skater looking to brush up your skills this learn to skate class can help. The focus will be on fundamentals such as balance, push/glide, sequence, stopping and starting, turning forward to backward and backward to forward and backward skating. This class is for individuals 16+ with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelak e/Activity_Search/2795

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FEBRUARY Phone Camera Class February 1st | 2-4pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $25 Want to learn how to take amazing photos on your phone? Karina will teach you what your settings mean, the best angles, how to use lighting to your advantage and more! You will also learn about posing your subject and different photo modes. Whether you want to take better photos of your kids or just learn what all those funky words mean (hello, aperture!) this course is for you. This class is for individuals 16+ with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity_Se arch/2796

Babysitting Course February 8 & 9th | 9-4pm | Multi Purpose Room | $45 Learn the skills and knowledge to safely look after children placed in your care. Topics covered include roles of the babysitter, caring for children, positive behaviour management, safety, injury prevention and much more. This course is for kids 12-18 years old and has a max of 12 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activi ty_Search/2586

Seniors Pie Making Class February 9th | 1-3 pm | Legacy Center Kitchen Center | Free In this class Seniors will be learning to make pies! We will start

Class taught by Pat Potvin

from scratch by making pie dough, rolling it out, making the filling, and decorating the crust. You will be sent home with baking instructions so you can share with your friends or family! All food and ingredients are provided. This class has a max of 10 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity _Search/2797

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How to Braid February 9th | 6-7 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $20 Come and learn how to braid and how to turn it into a simple hairstyle. This class will cover the basic 3 strand braid; once that is established we will move into the French braid, upside down

Class taught by Veronica Ching

braid and the fish tail braid. The small class atmosphere will allow you to receive one on one help from a hairstylist, who will also give you tips and tricks of the trade, including how to turn these into cute hairstyles. Please bring your own brush, we will supply combs, elastic and hair clips. This class is for individuals 16+ with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activity _Search/2798

Weaving Class February 10 | 6-8 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $25

Class taught by Taylor Tonsi

In this class we will be taking embroidery hoops and weaving different types, textures and thickness of yarn through it to make a beautiful decor piece. This class has a max of 10 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2799

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Office Stretching February 18th | 12-1 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $10

Class taught by Ula's Active Rehabilitation

In this class we will be learning neck stretches & how to open our shoulders up to help decrease tension and headaches. Also Ula will be teaching how to set up your computer monitor for your height! This class has a max of 15 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activi ty_Search/2800

Home Alone Course February 22nd | 9-3pm | Multi Purpose Room | $40 This course is for kids 8-11 years old who are alone before or after school. You will learn about safety in the kitchen, internet safety, playing safe, dealing with siblings, and more! Parents must attend the first hour! Don't forget to bring a bagged lunch. We have room for 10 kids in this course.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2591

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MARCH Baby Sign Language March 3rd | 10-11 am | Multi- Purpose Room | $15 During this class, will be doing a brief introduction given in “Baby Sign”. Another form of American Sign Language (ASL), which is simplified making it easier to teach and communicate to your infant. ASL isn’t just used for

Class taught by Ceri Norberg

deaf or hard of hearing individuals, but hearing people as well. Parents are leaning towards baby sign or sign language to improve communication, increase parent-child bonding, decreased frustration and help with child’s needs. Some words we will be going over will be: Please, thank you, milk, water, thirsty, hungry, water etc. This class is for parents with babes with a max of 15 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activit y_Search/2801

Essential Oil Roller March 5th | 7-8pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $25 You will make your own essential roller with a blend of 3 oils of your choice and learn the safe & practical uses of essential oils! This class is ages 16+ with a max of 20 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activit y_Search/2816

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Winter Survival Skills March 14th | 1-2 pm | Boreal Center | $10 This outdoor, hands-on program will introduce you to some basic winter survival skills that you need living in the boreal forest such as fire lighting shelter building, and how to be prepared for an emergency in cold temperatures. Â Make sure to dress for the weather with warm winter gear and footwear. This class is for ages +16 with a max of 15 people. If you are under 16 and want to sign up you must have a parent sign up with you.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/A ctivity_Search/2802

Babysitting Course March 14 & 15th | 9-4pm | Multi Purpose Room | $45 Learn the skills and knowledge to safely look after children placed in your care. Topics covered include roles of the babysitter, caring for children, positive behaviour management, safety, injury prevention and much more. This course is for kids 12-18 years old and has a max of 12 people.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Activi ty_Search/2586

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Personal Tax Info Session March 19th | 7-8 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $15 This presentation will focus on updates for the 2019 tax year, as well as common deductions (including Northern Residents and Northern Residents Travel). During this session we will help you navigate a basic tax return, tax information slips, and some of the non-refundable tax credits. There will be additional time during the seminar for questions and answers for specific tax issues you may have. This class has a max of 15 people for ages 18+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/Act ivity_Search/2803

Wood Carving March 21 | 1-4pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $50 Create a masterpiece with your own hands! We will

Class taught by Pat Potvin

be carving owls. You will also be able to keep your wood carving tools for when you go home! We have a sponsor for Seniors, so if you are a senior and want to sign up in this class you can for free! This class has a max of 15 people for ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavel ake/Activity_Search/2804

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APRIL Youth Paint Night March 30th | 6-7:30 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $15

Class taught by Taylor Tonsi

Enjoy a night out for an instructed paint class. All canvases, paint, & brushes will be provided. This class has a max of 15 people for ages 8-16.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake /Activity_Search/2805

Home Alone Course April 4th | 9-3pm | Multi Purpose Room | $40 This course is for kids 8-11 years old who are alone before or after school. You will learn about safety in the kitchen, internet safety, playing safe, dealing with siblings, and more! Parents must attend the first hour! Don't forget to bring a bagged lunch. We have a max of 10 kids for this course.

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2591

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Hand Knitting Blanket Class April 6th | 6-8 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $60

Class taught by Taylor Tonsi

In this class we will be using super chunky wool yarn to make your own throw blanket! Yarn is provided. This class has a max of 6 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/A ctivity_Search/2806

Bear Awareness April 15th | 6-7 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | Free Chat all things bear awareness & safety. Some things we will touch on are what to do if you encounter wildlife, different type of encounters, human and wildlife conflict, the difference between a black bear and a grizzly. This class has a max of 20 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/ Activity_Search/2807

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Cake Decorating April 23rd | 6-7:30 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | $25 Learn the basics of cake decorating. Throughout the evening we will learn tips and tricks, proper timing, as well as some must have tools for the job. We will go over how to

Class taught by Nicole Kenney

properly ice a round layered cake in a way to make it look smooth and professional. From there, we will go over some basic piping techniques and how to decorate your cake in a way that is relatively quick, simple, and beautiful. This class has a max of 15 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelake/A ctivity_Search/2808

Emergency Preparedness April 27th | 12-1 pm | Multi- Purpose Room | Free In this class you will discuss emergency preparedness, how to make a 72 hour kit, how to be prepared for long term emergencies such as as evacuations, power outages, and storms. FireSmart items will also be touched on during this course.This class has a max of 20 people ages 16+

Register Online: http://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/townofslavelak e/Activity_Search/2809

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All workshops and classes are pre-registered. Register for any of the programs: online by selecting the register online link (credit card required), front desk of the MRC or call 780-849-8028.

If you have any special talents that you would like to teach a group of people or have any ideas for the next session of Courses & Workshops running in Fall 2020 please contact Taylor at 780-849-8023

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Town of Slave Lake Winter 2020 Courses and Workshops  

Town of Slave Lake Winter 2020 Courses and Workshops