Fall 2020 Recreation Guide

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GUIDE Registration Details Public Skating Skating Programs PA Daycamp

Youth Safety Courses Fitness

Parks, Recreation and Culture Dept. 162 Livingston Avenue 905-945-1288 www.grimsby.ca recreation@grimsby.ca

Registration Online: Visit our website www.grimsby.ca Head to the Parks and Recreation tab and click the ONLINE REGISTRATION button. We strongly recommend that you create your customer profile(s) prior to registration day. Over the Phone Phone registrations can be completed by calling the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department. In Person Registration in person is permitted by appointment only. Please call in advance.

For registration assistance please contact us: 905-945-1288 recreation@grimsby.ca Hours effective Sept. 28th: Monday - Sunday 8:30am - 8:30pm Registration opens October 6th for Grimsby Residents. Pre-registration required Unless otherwise specified, activities and programs require pre-registration in order to attend. Please do not enter facilities without an active registration.

Payment Info Payment Online registrations require credit card use and a one time $2 nonrefundable convenience fee will be applied. Phone registrations are not subject to the convenience fee. Cash payments are discouraged. Please contact us if you wish to make a payment in person. Cheques are payable to the Town of Grimsby and must be dated the day of registration. NSF Cheques are subject to a $25 administrative fee and require immediate correction for the space to be held. If you require financial assistance for program fees, please contact us and we will review assistance options.

COVID-19 Precautions and Cancellations The Town of Grimsby has taken numerous precautions to protect participants and staff in our programming. When entering our facilities, you can expect: To wear a mask at all times except while exercising. Reduced class sizes and room occupancies. Active screening of all entrants to the facility. Frequent sanitization and daily deep cleans. Directional signage and limited facility access to prevent congregation. Programs, activities and facilities may be cancelled or closed at any time without notice due to COVID-19. Full refunds or credits will be issued for services impacted by closures and cancellations.

Public Skating Public skating is a great recreational outing for a family or group of friends. It’s active, it’s fun, and it’s social! Our public skates are open to all ages and skating abilities. There is a maximum of 30 skaters at a time. Please book ahead of time at www.grimsby.ca/bookaskate.




4 - 4:45 pm


8 - 8:50 pm


3:40 - 4:30 pm

Effective Oct 22 - Dec 20, 2020 Location: Peach King Centre

1 Visit

10 Pass

Child (14 and Under)






Student (14 - 18 yrs.)



Senior (55+)






Public Skate Rules Please observe the following skate rules to ensure a fun experience for everyone: Social Distancing must be maintained on the ice Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult Public skates are supervised by staff, but direct supervision of children is not provided Properly fitted, CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended for all patrons Stollers and baby carriers are not permitted on the ice Skates are required on the ice Sticks and pucks are not permitted during public skating A full list of public skating rules is also posted at the rink

COVID-19 Skate Program Rules Please do not enter the building until 5 minutes before the start of the program. Please do not enter the building unless you have registered for the program online. If you are having trouble registering call our Recreation Department 905-945-1288. Masks must be worn at all times inside the building, except while on the ice. Social distancing must be maintained in all areas of the building including on the ice.

Skating Programs *All programs must be pre-registered in advance.* Location: Peach King Centre Class


Day/ Time




Your little one is ready to lace up a pair of skates, and we have the perfect place for you to do that! Our preschool skating program offers a fun, casual skating environment that will get children skating on their own with a great big smile. The program incorporates games and songs. One parent or caregiver 18+ must have skates and go on the ice with the child. Strollers are permitted during this program, skate aids will be available as needed.

5 - 10

For children who are not yet comfortable skating and want to improve their skills! This program focuses on the basics of skating, incorporating skill development, fun and games. It is preferred that participants have been on skates a few times before the classes. Coach Gail has taught many Grimsby children how to skate, come and see why her classes continue to fill! One parent or caregiver 18+ must have skates and go on the ice with the child. Skate aids will be available as needed.

Start: Oct. 21 Parent & Tot Skating Lessons

$73 for 10 weeks $25 for Second Sibling $110 for Family Plan (3 children or more)

Start: Oct. 19 Learn to Skate

$96 for 10 Weeks

Start: Oct. 20 Stick & Puck

Adult Recreation Skating

$5/Visit $40/10 Pass Start: Oct. 13 $5/Visit $36/10 Pass

Wednesday 4 - 4:45 pm

Monday 4 - 5 pm

Practice your skills and stickhandle at our Stick and Puck Skate! This is a preregistered ice time and can be booked ahead of time at www.grimsby.ca/bookaskate. Children and Youth must be accompanied by an adult with a maximum of 2 children per adult. Full hockey equipment is required for children and youth, adults must wear skates and a helmet.

Tues/Friday 4 - 4:45 pm Monday & Wednesday 10 - 11:30 am Tuesday 12 - 1 pm


An adult’s only public skating time. A great chance to be active and brush up on your skating! This is a skating program only, sticks and pucks are not permitted. Helmets are strongly recommended. There is a maximum of 30 skaters at a time. Please book a 30 minute time slot ahead of time at www.grimsby.ca/bookaskate. Walk in participants are welcome if spots are available.

PA Daycamp Join us for PA Day Camp on November 18th! Campers will participate in fun camp games, crafts and activities including an hour of skating (alternative activities available). This is a great way to meet new friends, and spend the day having active fun! Date: Wednesday November 18th, 2020 Location: Peach King Centre Ages: 5-10 Cost: $41

Youth Safety Courses Virtual children’s safety classes are taught over four sessions through Zoom Meeting technology. Classes are led by a live instructor and each program includes interactive digital media to help learn key messages. Participants will need a device with camera & microphone (laptop, tablet, smart phone) as well as high-speed internet connection. Class


Location Cost


7 - 10

This program helps to empower children when they are dealing with untrustworthy adults, teens and peers with an easy to remember plan to get away and tell a trusted adult. We focus on People Safety (including tricky people, getting help from a safer adult and bullying), Online Safety, Fire Safety, Travel Safety and basic first aid – including practice sessions on calling 911. All participants will receive a copy of the My Safe Life – Personal Safety for Kids manual along with their certificate by regular mail after the course has been completed.

9 - 13

This program helps families decide if their child is ready for the next steps of independence and arms them with strategies for staying safe when walking home from school and when home alone. Topics include Street Smarts, People Safety, At Home Safety, Online Safety, Fire Safety and First Aid with Accident Prevention. All participants will receive a copy of the Home Alone Safety for Kids manual along with their certificate by regular mail after the course has been completed.

11 - 15

This program helps participants learn how to care for other children. Topics include Care for Children of all Ages (diapering, feeding, naps/sleep, and activities), Leadership styles, Problemsolving strategies, First Aid and Accident Prevention. All participants will receive a copy of the Red Cross Babysitter’s manual along with their certificate by regular mail after the course has been completed (NOTE: 100% attendance is required for this course).

Evening Course: Oct 13 - 16 4:30pm - 5:45

My Safe Life: or Personal Safety Weekend Course: Course Oct 31, Nov 1, Nov 7, Nov 8 10:30am - 11:45

Home Alone: Safety Course for Kids

Babysitter Course for Kids

Online via Zoom


Evening Course: Oct 26 - 29 4:30pm - 5:45 or Weekend Course: Nov 14, Nov 15, Nov 21, Nov 22 12:15pm - 1:30 pm

Online via Zoom


Evening Course: Nov 2 - 5 6pm - 7:30pm or Weekend Course: Nov 28, Nov 29, Dec 5, Dec 6 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Online via Zoom


Description Description

PKC Weight Room The Town of Grimsby Fitness Centre is fully equipped to provide its members with an excellent workout in a comfortable environment all at an amazing price. To ensure the safety of all of our members, fitness equipment has been separated into 16 stations to ensure social distancing while exercising. Masks must be worn at all times inside the facility except when exercising. With a Fitness Centre Membership, you get: Access to weight room and cardio machines Locker Room access A comfortable, casual environment One hour time slots are available and must be booked ahead of time: www.grimsby.ca/bookaworkout. Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 10 pm Saturday & Sunday 8 am - 10 pm *Closed for cleaning 12:30 - 1:30 & 4 - 4:30 DAILY.

Membership type


Adult 3 Month


Adult 12 Month


Student/Senior 3 Month


Student/Senior 12 month


Group Fitness


Drop In Weight Room


10 Pass Weight Room


Group Fitness Programs Welcome Back! We are ready to welcome you back to our popular Group Fitness Programs! To ensure the safety of participants and instructors, you can expect the following changes to our classes. Maximum class sizes of 17 Clearly marked workout spaces to ensure a safe physical distance Enhanced screening procedures and sanitization Pre-registration requirements In order to reduce congestion and ensure we have enough spaces for participants, participants must book classes in advance. Drop In users will not be accepted. Multiple classes can be booked at a time online or over the phone. To book online, visit www.grimsby.ca/groupfitness To book over the phone, contact us at 905-945-1288 Fall Class Offerings The following classes will be offered at the Peach King Centre, effective October 13th. We offer a mix of classes suited for adults, older adults and anyone in-between.

Fees: 18+ $4.00 per class, 55+ $3.40 per class (discount will be automatically applied) Class

Sit n Get Fit

Body Blast

Cardio Dance Fit

Fitness Fusion

Day/ Time Monday 8:45 - 9:30 am Wednesday 8:45 - 9:30 am



Low/Gentle to Moderate

Focus is on muscle concentration while strength training, balancing and increasing heart rate with more rapid movements. Variations and modifications are cued consistently to offer many options while sitting or choosing to stand.

Monday 10 - 10:50am

Moderate/ Vigorous

Tuesday 11 - 11:50 am

Low/Gentle to Moderate

Thursday 11 - 11:50 am Wednesday 10 - 10:50am

A complete workout using your own body weight and resistance targeting legs and upper body and combining them with a variety of movements.

A fusion of Latin and International music and dance that creates a dynamic, fun and effective cardio and strength workout.

Moderate/ Vigorous

a blend of cardio, strength, balance and flexibility fusing them together with fun flowing movements.

Gentle to Moderate

Cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility - each lass offers a variety of exercises and movements with a fun energy.

Monday 11:15 - 12:05 pm

Fit over 50

Wednesday 11:15 - 12:05 pm Friday 11:15 - 12:05pm

Circuit Challenges

Thursday 6:30 - 7:20 pm

Moderate/ Vigorous

Cardio and strength moves that integrate the whole body with short bursts of increased effort and a lot of variety.

Fit Friday

Friday 9 - 9:50 am

Moderate/ Vigorous

A variety of aerobics and Total Body Conditioning with fun and different exercises each week.

Cardio Sculpt n Tone

Saturday 10 - 10:50 am

Moderate/ Vigorous

A mix of cardio, endurance and with emphasis on long lean muscles and flexibility.

Registered Weekly Fitness Programs Class



Day/ Time




Start: Oct 21 6 weeks

Wednesday 5:45 - 7pm

Livingston Activity Centre

A great total body workout leaving you feeling longer and leaner with strong abs and posture.



Start: Oct 19 6 weeks

Monday 5:45 - 7pm

Livingston Activity Centre

Pilates and Vinyasa style class for strength, posture, flexibility and balance with both styles of breathing techniques. Please be prepared to bring your own mat.


Start: Oct 19 & 22 8 weeks

Monday 11 - 11:50 am & Thursday 5:30 - 6:20 pm

Livingston Activity Centre

Have you been thinking of a starting an exercise routine but just keep putting it off? Are you lost at where to begin? This is designed to re-awaken your body to movement and exercise while easing you back into a fitness commitment that works.

"Just Get Started"


55+ Fitness Programs Class

Gentle Hatha Yoga

Chair Yoga




Start: Oct 14, 15, or 16 10 weeks


Start: Oct 16, or 19 8 weeks

Chair Pilates


Start: Oct 21 6 weeks

Mat Class


Start: Oct 14 10 weeks

Day/ Time Wednesday 4 - 5:15 pm OR Thursday 9 - 10:15 am OR Friday 10 - 11:15 am



Livingston Activity Centre

A mat class with breathing techniques to help your body relax. Works on your strength and flexibility. Please be prepared to bring your own mat, blanket, and bolster.

Livingston Activity Centre

A class half sitting, half standing working on balance and flexibility with breathing techniques.

Wednesday 2:15 - 3:15 pm

Livingston Activity Centre

Sitting and standing exercises using props for strength, posture, flexibility and balance with breathing techniques.

Wednesday 1 - 1:45 pm

Livingston Activity Centre

Learn postural alignments through different positions. Please be prepared to bring your own mat.

Monday 4 - 5 pm

(no class Nov 9)

OR Friday 11:45 - 12:45