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SPRING-SUMMER

Contents

Centre Wellington Community Guide Spring to Summer Edition 2017

COMMUNITY:

Community Contact List Centre Wellington Events Register Online

4 and 5 6 and 8 11

AQUATICS: How to register 11 Registration Form 12 Program reminders for Spring and Summer Programs 13 Swimming Lesson information 14 General Pool Information 15 Swimming Supervision 16 Swimming Admittance and Admission Prices 17 Swim Descriptions 18 Aquatics Pool Swim Schedule - Spring 2017 19 Aquafit Schedule - Spring 2017 20 Aquatics Pool Swim Schedule - Summer 2017 21 Aquafit Schedule - Summer 2017 22 Lesson Descriptions (preschool) 23 Red Cross Program Structure (kids ages 5-13) 23 and 24 Swimming Lesson Schedule - Spring 2017 25 to 27 Swimming Lesson Schedule - Summer 2017 27 to 30 Lifeguard Opportunities 30 Introductory Livesaving Courses/Additional Programs 30 Advanced Leadership 31 to 32 Fergus Grand Theatre

FITNESS:

Fitness Classes Weight Room Day Camp

ADULT/SENIORS:

Victoria Park Seniors Centre Programs

34 and 35 38 and 39 40 50 54 to 74

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Community CONTACTS Help

in Centre Wellington (CW)

Ambulance (Admin.) 843.5909 Animal Control, Jo Alanc 824.3091 Centre Wellington Hydro 843.2900 Centre Wellington Township Office 846.9691 Crime Stoppers 1.800.222.8477 Distress Centre Well/Dufferin 1.888.821.3760 Fire – Admin. and Public Safety Officer 843.1950 Groves Hospital Volunteer Assoc. 843.2010 Groves Memorial Hospital 843.2010 Health Unit, Well/Duff/Guelph 846.2715 Highway Info (Winter) 1.888.638.9899 Hydro Emergency in Fergus & Elora 827.8588 or 827.8589 Kid’s Help Line 1.800.668.6868 Madd Wellington County Chapter 515.0623 O.P.P. - 24 hrs 1.888.310.1122 O.P.P. - Admin 856.1506 Poison Information 1.800.268.9017 Rural Women’s Support Programme 843.6834 Sewer Emergency 1.888.886.9281 St. John Ambulance, Les Morrison 846.8704 The Door Youth Centre 787.0925 Wellington-Duff-Guelph Public Health 800.265.7293

Elora Community Theatre, Deb Stanson 496.6481 Elora Festival and Festival Singers 846.0331 Elora and Salem Horticulture, Dudley Foster 824.7867 Elora Writers Festival, Shirley Smith 846.0235 Fergus Brass Band, Jean Trask 846.5130 Fall Fair Board, Wendy Wittaker 856.9621 Fergus Grand Theatre 846.9691x200 Fergus Horticultural, Kathy Bouma 843.7703 Fergus Pipe Band, Jean Trask 846.5130 Fergus Scottish Festival 787.0099 Glee Musical Theatre, Anne Thomson-King 787.794.9184 Grand Celtic Pipe Band, C.MacDonald 787.0191 Grinder Productions, Eric Goudie 780.7593 Kindermusik 843.3517 Music for Young Children 843.3517 Neighbour Woods, Toni Ellis 846.0841 Not so Grand Players, Judy Faires 787.0346 On the Spot Productions, Paul Faires 787.0346 Performance Studios 843.3517 Puppets Elora, Annerose Schmidt 846.8123 Village Idiot Productions 846.9336 Vision Theatre Productions 787.2324 Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington 822.0912 Wellington County Museum and Archives 846.0916

General Info

Clubs and Lodges

B.I.A. Office, Elora 846.2563 B.I.A. Office, Fergus 787.1384 C.W. Chamber of Commerce 843.5140 Centre for Environmental Excellence 846.0841 C.W. Community Sportsplex 846.9691x903 Elora Information Centre 846.9691x385 Elora Community Centre 846.9691x903 Fergus Information Centre 226.383.3000 Post Office, Elora 846.5681 Post Office, Fergus 843.1730 Wellington County Library, Elora Branch 846.0190 Wellington County Library, Fergus Branch 843.1180 Wellington County Library, Aboyne Branch 846.0918

Belwood Car Club, Laurie Bullock 416.453.8627 Belwood Hall (for bookings) 846.9691X326 Belwood Lions Club, L. Vinette 787.2137 Bridge Club, Don McNiven 843.1361 Brownies, Sparks,Fergus, M. Skerritt 846.0328 Brownies, Sparks, Elora, Cathy Bruder 763.2199 C.W. Kinettes, Mary Lloyd 843.1314 Centre Wellington Women’s Events Comm. 843.6834 Elora Lions Club, John Morris 846.5366 Fergus Camera Club,C.Miller 846.5549 Fergus and District Kinsmen, Bruce Lloyd 843.4852 Fergus Lioness, Darlene Heffernan 837.6297 Fergus Lions Club, Joe Brooks 843.3977 Grandmothers of the Grand 787.8065 G.R.C.A., Belwood, Derek Strub 843.2979 G.R.C.A., Elora, Dan Morden 846.9742 Girl Guides, Elora, Cindy Robinson 846.2627 Guides, Pathfinders, M Skerritt 846.0328 Masonic Lodge, Elora, Chris Brown 787.0554 Masonic Lodge, Fergus, Mike Blazek 843.7685 Mercer Masonic Lodge, David Chance 843.4224 Optimist Club of C.W., G. Bailey 843.2554

Arts and Culture C.W. Children’s Drama, Nancy Voisin C.W. Singers, Suzanne Bielmann CW Music Together, P. Wilson C.W. Youth Band, Brent Rowan Elora Arts Council, Barb Lee Elora Cataract Trail, Raymond Soucy

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846.8523 837.1994 519.341.4658 823.8893 846.0556 846.9698

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Optimist Club, Elora, Shirley Giesel Opti-Mrs., Rose Shaw Order of Eastern Star, Muriel Brown Probus Club of C.W., Donna Allcock Rotary Club of C.W., John Reaume Rotary Club of Fergus Elora, Ed Davis Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 229 Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 275 Scouts Canada, Fergus, D.McPherson Scouts Canada, Elora, Shawn Jones Scouts Canada, Belwood, J. Vines The Door Youth Centre Victoria Park Seniors Centre Welcome Wagon, Helen Marucci Women’s Institute, Doreen Ecclestone

846.9480 843.4192 787.0554 846.2280 822.2610 226.486.1086 846.9611 843.2345 843.6310 766.3467 787.0560 787.0925 846.9691X204 843.5570 843.1998

Support Services Big Brothers and Sisters of Centre Well 787.0106 Block Parents, Elora - call OPP Block Parents, Fergus - call OPP Cancer Society Support Services 939.3333 Centre Wellington Community Foundation, Raymond Soucy 888.713.4083 Centre Wellington Food Bank 787.1401 Community Resource Centre of N&C Wellington 843.7000 Community Mental Health 843.6191 Continuing Education 836.7280 Family and Children Services 824.2410 Meals on Wheels 323.2330 Senior Transit, Brian Bielby 843.5662 Senior Transit, Bus Rental 843.1711 Spark of Brilliance, P. McCulloch 843.5742 Stroke Recovery Canada, Barbara Moore 1.866.380.0758 ext. 263

Dance Instruction Blue Bonnet Lassies Highland Dance Belly Dancing by Voula Celtic Thunder, Irish Dance Clickin Country Cloggers, S. Patterson Elora Grand Squares Fergus/Elora Academy of Dance DD Ballroom Dance Group, D. Dube Grand River Dance Academy M. Matthews Highland Dance Move with Grace Dance Studio Stage Presence Tilt Your Kilt Highland Dance

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827.8143 830.6583 787.0096 823.5625 843.1986 846.6666 846.8806 843.5040 843.5078 843.6741 731.3932 787.4602

Sports and Leisure Badminton Club, Ross Langlands Baton Club, Krista DiStasi Basketball (men’s) Doug Warran Basketball-C.W. Celtics, Blake Cudmore Beach Volleyball, Tom Woods Belwood Sailing Club, Margaret Hull Bushido Martial Arts, S. Champagne C.W. Ball Hockey, J. Ranahan Cheerleading, Bears C.W. Martial Arts Academy, C. Mulligan Curling Club, Elora Curling Club, Fergus Cycling Club, Nick Bachinski Elora Rocks Lawn Bowl, Ev Robson Fergus Model Flyers Fitness Kick Boxing Fergus, J. Watson Field Lacrosse, Ben Hayne Football, Chris Brown Friends of the Grand, L. McGratton G.R. Girls Hockey, Jon Jeffries Indoor Soccer In-Line Hockey, Doug Wagenaar Kayak Club, Wayne Donison Men’s 3 Pitch, Fergus, D. Parkinson Minor Hockey C.W., Christine Cook Minor Lacrosse, C.W., Steve Kelly Minor Ball, Alma, Josh Blenkiron Minor Ball, C.W., Robin Larkin Minor Softball, Ponsonby, Pat Kurtz Pickle Ball, David Oxley Ponsonby Rec. Club, Shirley Obergan Racquets Club Ringette, Janice McIntosh Rugby Club, Joe Bowley Skating Club, Fergus, Evelyn Brown Skating Club, Elora, Cathi Snowmobile Club Inc., Angela Ackroyd Soccer, F.E.D.S., Chris Slack Special Olympics, Ron Heiple Synchronized Skating, Krista Frazer Swim Team, Leona Cook Tennis Club

843.3246 994.0639 846.1063 787.2963 846.2474 821.9972 843.4087 994.0500 226.971.1614 843.6580 846.0440 843.2641 787.0441 843.4319 829.3809 837.5904 846.5648 787.0554 843.3102 400.1873 843.3360 843.1246 400.0858 843.5923 846.2407 341.5204 846.1077 647.938.4663 836.8466 829.1806 846.8113 846.9910 846.5025 994.1137 787.0567 226.820.1116 846.8417 843.3360 822.3192 843.4498 787.2313 787.7003

Please note: If contact information is incorrect please call 519.846.9691 x903

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Community EVENTS Check out www.centrewellington.ca for more local event listings.

March 13 – 17

April 15

March 13– 17

April 15

March Break Day Camp Ages 5-10 C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

March Break Public Swims 2 – 4 pm C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

March 13 – 17

Sports in Wellington County Wellington County Museum www.wcm.on.ca

March 21

C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

March 25

Curl for a Cause Fergus Curling Club www.ferguscurlingclub.ca

April 1

Elora Skating Club Ice Show Elora Community Centre www.eloraskatingclub.com Free Public Swim to the 1st 40 kids, Sponsored by Newdon C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

April 2

Fergus Skating Club Showtime C.W. Community Sportsplex www.ferguskatingclub.com

April 9

Tartan Day and Historical Walking Tour Downtown Fergus www.downtownfergus.com C.W. Equine Show C.W. Community Sportsplex www.cwequinetradeshow.com

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C.W. Easter Egg Hunt by Elora PreSchool Bissell Park, Elora 10:00 am - Noon Hippity Hop thru Downtown Fergus

April 18

C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

April 21 - 23

Guelph and District Kennel Club Dog Show C.W. Community Sportsplex www.mjnshowservices.com

April 22 and 23

Elora Vintage and Antique Show Elora Community Centre www.antiqueshowscanada.com

April 23

Grand Taste Grand River Raceway www.grandtaste@gmail.com

May 5 - 7

Elora Festival Book Sale Elora Curling Club www.elorafestival.ca

May 6 - Oct 14

Elora Farmers Market Bissell Park www.elorafarmersmarket.com

May 6

Free Public Swim to the 1st 40 kids, Sponsored by Newdon C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca Crime Stoppers Mulch Sale C.W. Community Sportsplex Shimano Take a Kid Fishing Day Belwood Lake Conservation Area www.grandriver.ca

May 7

Dollhouse Miniature Show and Sale C.W. Community Sportsplex www.omegaminimakers.weebly.com

May 10 - 12

Fergus Lions Club Home Show C.W. Community Sportsplex www.ferguslionsclub.org

May 11

C.W Blood Donor Clinic Elora Community Centre 1.800.236.6283 www.blood.ca

May 12 - 14

Spring Rain Weekend Belwood and Fergus Email: spring_rain@email.com

May 13

Best Bloomin Plant Sale Fergus Horticultural Society C.W. Community Sportsplex 8:00 am - 11:00 am

May 18 - 21

Elora EnPlein Air A Grand River Painting Festival www.elorapleinair.ca

May 23

C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

May 27

Skyburst Elora Sponsored by the Elora Lions Club

May 26 – 28

Elora Mohawks 50th Ann. Re-union Elora Community Centre

May 27 – 28

Belwood Lions Pike Derby Belwood Conservation Area www.belwoodlions.org

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Community EVENTS May 28

Elora Writers Festival Wellington County Museum www.elorawritersfestival.blogspot.ca Food Cycle Ride Elora Public School, 8:00 am www.foodcycleride.ca Historial Walking Tour Elora Information Centre, 2:00 pm

June 3

Free Public Swim to the 1st 40 kids, Sponsored by Newdon C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

June 9 - 11

Historical Automobile Society Antique Car Show and Sale C.W. Community Sportsplex www.historical-automobile-society.ca

June 17

Doors Open Elora and Fergus www.doorsopenontario.on.ca Teddy Bear Caper Downtown Fergus

June 20

C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

June 23 – 25

Scott Gerrie Lacrosse Tournament C.W. Community Sportsplex

Free Public Swim to the first 40 kids, Sponsored by Newdon C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

July 18

July 2 - August 27

July 20

Grassland Summer concert Series Greenspace Elora, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

July 4 - 7

C.W Blood Donor Clinic Elora Community Centre 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

July 5 - August 30

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

July 7

Film on a Plate Mill Street W, Elora www.sensationalelora.com

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca Wednesdays 1:00-4:00 pm Simple Pleasures for the Summer Wellington County Museum Annual Weiner Dog Race Grand River Raceway

July 8

FEDS Special Needs Festival Victoria Park, Fergus www.fedssoccer.ca

July 8 and 9

15th Annual Art in the Yard Elora Centre for the Arts www.eloracentreforthearts.ca

July 10 - 14

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

June 24 and 25

July 14 - 16

June 25

July 14 - 30

German Sheppard Dog Show C.W. Community Sportsplex Fergus Horticultural Society Garden Tour Various locations www.gardenontario.org

July 1

Canada Day Celebrations Fergus Dominion Day Elora www.elorafergus.ca

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C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

Rams Master Lacrosse Tournament C.W. Sportsplex The Elora Festival www.elorafestival.ca

July 17 - 21

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5-10 years C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

July 24 - 28

July 30

August 7

Industry Day Grand River Raceway www.industrydaycelebration.com

July 31 - August 4

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

August 5

Free Public Swim to the 1st 40 kids, Sponsored by Newdon C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

August 8 - 11

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

August 10

Pipes, Plaid and Pageantry Parade Downtown Fergus, 7:30 pm

August 11 - 13

Fergus Scottish Festival C.W. Community Sportsplex info@fergusscottishfestival.com

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Community EVENTS August 11 - 13

August 21 - 25

August 12

August 22

Fergus Scottish Festival Downtown Edition 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Fergus Ghost Walk, 8:00 pm Tickets at The Bookery debbgreer@gmail.com

August 14 - 18

Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

August 18 - 20

Riverfest Elora Bissell Park, Elora www.riverfestelora.com

August 20

Antique and Classic Car Show Wellington County Museum www.wcm.on.ca

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Summer Day Camp Program Ages 5 – 10 yrs. C.W. Community Sportsplex www.centrewellington.ca

2017 GAME SCHEDULE

C.W. Blood Donor Clinic C.W. Community Sportsplex 1.800.236.6283 | www.blood.ca

August 27

April 15

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7pm

Tri-Kids Triathlon C.W. Sportsplex www.trikids.ca

April 30

vs Orangeville

7pm

May 7

vs Owen Sound 7pm

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May 14

vs Hamilton

7pm

May 20

vs Guelph

7pm

May 21

vs Windsor

7pm

May 28

vs Owen Sound 7pm

June 4

vs Spartan

7pm

June 11

vs Orangeville

7pm

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Ball Hockey with a Difference! Youth and Adult, Indoor and Outdoor Leagues About Our Youth Ball Hockey Leagues

Playing the game is more than just the score, it’s about getting kids active. It’s about laying the foundation for community, teamwork and collaboration. Our family run business grew from our love of sport. Our family has always been an active one and we want to help yours be as well!

BALL HOCKEY cwballhockey.ca

Our focus is on the game and how much fun we can make it for all of our players. We play once a week at set times to a schedule that is set from the start of the season. No travelling other than to our rink. It’s fun, safe and convenient.

Outdoor Spring Youth Leagues 12 Weeks for $150 April 1 - June 24

We provide a place where players can grow as athletes, increase their selfesteem and learn the meaning of sportsmanship. Our programs appeal to both the experienced and seasoned player as well as the newcomer.

Outdoor Spring Adult Leagues 12 Weeks for $150* March 27 – June 30 * team fee option available

We provide a well-organized, thoughtful and positive program that can easily fit into any family’s life.

Elora Leagues

Our Ball Hockey Experience is defined through: Organization and Communication • We believe in good communication with our club members – you always know when to be at the rink and what’s going on • Willingness to accommodate “Buddy” requests on youth teams • Owners/Management is reachable by phone or email with timely response

BALL HOCKEY Guelph Leagues

ballhockeyguelph.com Indoor Spring Youth Leagues 12 Weeks for $170 April 1- June 24 Indoor Spring Adult Leagues 12 Weeks for $175* March 20- June 5 * team fee option available

Convenience

• Easy online registration • Games are always at one place – no additional travel necessary

Professional and Supportive Programs

• Our experienced staff are trained to work with the kids to teach them the game and to coach them while on the floor during warm up and game time • Parent volunteers are encouraged to help out on benches without the pressure or responsibility to be “the coach” • Emphasis on fair play (3 goal max per child per game)

A Focus on Fun!

• We strive to ensure kids have equal playing time regardless of their skill • No tryouts no cuts. Every child will play every game.

Registration is OPEN for Ball Hockey Leagues

Find out more by visiting: www.cwballhockey.ca and www.ballhockeyguelph.com Page 10

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Township of Centre Wellington HOW TO REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS REGISTRATION BEGINS MARCH 15

HOW TO REGISTER IN PERSON: Centre Wellington Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave., Fergus

ONLINE All you need is to create an account, and Visa or Master Card number to complete. https://ca.apm. activecommunities.com/ centrewellington

BY MAIL: Township of Centre Wellington Parks and Recreation Department Box 58 Elora, ON N0B 1S0

Registration policies Completing your registration Form: Please complete the form in its entirety. If your program identifies other days or times that may be alternatives for you, enter them as your second choices. This will avoid delays in processing if your first choice is full. All registrations will be processed on a first come first serve basis. Registrations that are dropped off in person, emailed or faxed before registration starts will be processed at the end of the first day of registration. Payment fees: We accept cheques, money orders, cash, debit, Visa or Master Card. We have calculated the HST and included it in our fees where applicable. There is a $45.00 fee for NSF cheques and credit card payments. Please note: Registrations and bookings will not be accepted on those accounts that have an outstanding balance. No post dated cheques are accepted.

Refunds: 1. A full refund will be issued for all courses cancelled by the Township. 2. Request for refunds must be received 1 week prior to program start date. 3. No refunds will be issued within 1 week of the program start date. 4. No refunds will be issued for senior’s bus trips. 5. Transfers will be accepted prior to 3rd class. No transfers will take place beyond the 3rd class 6. A $20 administration fee will be applied to refunds requested. Disclaimer: Precautions have been taken to ensure correct information, however, if an error occurs with pricing in this book, our registration system will be taken as the correct fee.

Program Cancellations: Register early to avoid disappointment. Delayed registration may result in program cancellation. If your class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you may transfer to another program, subject to availability, or receive a full refund.

BY FAX: 519.843.2565 Visa or Master Card Payments ONLY

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Township of Centre Wellington

Township of Centre Wellington REGISTRATION FORM PART A: Family Information - please print clearly Adult Last Name:

Adult First Name: Apt#

Address City

Registration Form

Postal Code

Home Phone #

Email

Cell Phone #

Bus. Phone #

Participant Medical Conditions

Emergency Contact Name

Home Phone #

Cell Phone #

Relationship

PART B: PARTICIPANT Information - Can be used for more than 1 family member/If program is full applicant will be waitlisted First Name Birth Date mm/dd/yr Sex M/F 1. PARTICIPANT Last Name Program Name (Choice 1)

Start Date

Time

Fee

Program Name

Start Date

Time

Fee

2. PARTICIPANT Last Name

First Name

Program Name

Start Date

Time

Fee

Program Name

Start Date

Time

Fee

3. PARTICIPANT Last Name

First Name

Program Name

Start Date

Time

Fee

Program Name

Start Date

Time

Fee

PART D: Waiver

Birth Date mm/dd/yr

Birth Date mm/dd/yr

Sex M/F

Sex M/F

PART E: Method of Payment

Disclaimer: Cash

Cheque

Debit

MasterCard

Visa

I, _________________________________________________

Cheques payable to:Township of Centre Wellington hereby release the Centre Wellington Parks and Card # hereby release the Centre Wellington Parks & Recreation Department from all damages arising from Recreation Department from all damages arising from any accidents or injury which is caused by or arises any accidents or injury which is caused by or arises from participation of the applicant hereon or during any from participation of the where applicant hereonisorbeing during any program or in any facility a program held. program or in any facility where a program is being Expiry Date Total: $ I understand there is a $45 fee for NSF cheques held.credit I understand there is a A $45 feeadministration for NSF cheques and card payments. $20 andwill credit payments. A $20requested. administration fee fee becard applied to refunds will be applied to refunds requested. Card Holders Name (please print) Parent/Guardian's Signature:

Signature:

Date:

Cancellation Policy: A $20.00ofadministration will apply tofee allwill cancellations. No cancellations are accepted Cancellation Policy: A minimum $20.00 or 15%fee administration apply to all cancellations. No cancellations arewithin 1 accepted 1 week course start date. week ofwithin course start of date. Personal Information provided on this form is collected by the Township of Centre Wellington under the authority of the Municipal Act for the purpose of registration in the parks and recreation program with the township. Questions relating to the collection use and disclosure of this personal information may be addressed to the Manager of Programs and Events Services at 550 Belsyde Ave. Fergus or 519.846.9691 x322

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Program Reminders for the spring and summer: We’d like to highlight some recent program updates for the winter. Please look through the aquatic section for more details.

Swimming Lessons

Lane Swim changes

Therapy Swims

The Red Cross has introduced “Swim with clothes” components to lessons to make swimmers more prepared in case of an unexpected fall into water. During our 6th and final lessons all swimmers are reminded to wear clothes over top of their bathing suits. The following clothing is recommended. Preschool and Swim Kids 1-4 – T-shirt and Shorts Swim Kids 5-10 – Long Pants, Long sleeve shirts. If you forget clothes, or miss the class these skills are included for the experience only. They are not required to complete the level.

In the spring session our morning lane swims on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday’s are from 6:30 am-1:00 pm. Please note that from 8:45 am - 11:45 am only 1 lane of the pool will be dedicated to lane swimming while other programs run in the rest of the pool.

This program will be offered in the Spring from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This program will not be offered in the summer, but will continue in the fall.

Lane Swim on Thursday mornings from 8:45-11:45 am will not run in the spring. This swim will resume in September.

Cancellations Adult Leisure Swim on Thursdays from 10:45 am -11:45 am will not be offered during the spring and summer sessions. We will be offering an Adult Leisure Swim on Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45 am in the spring session

Lane swim on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 am - 11:45 am will be discontinued for June, July and August. This swim will resume in September. During the summer, our morning lane swims (Monday through Friday) from 8:45-11:45am do not run. These times will be offered again in September. Lanes will be available for swimming 7 days a week all summer from 11:45 am - 3:55 pm

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Swimming Lesson information: We offer most swimming levels at every lesson time frame. This format of programming allows parents to register multiple children at the same time. Most lessons are 45 minutes in length in order to provide additional practice time for swimmers. In order to coordinate all of our swimmers, instructors will teach multi-level classes.

Cancelled Classes Registering early gives us a better idea of which programs are of interest to you. People often wait until the last minute to register, only to find out that the program has been cancelled due to low registration. Register early to increase your program choices. If you are currently enrolled in lessons and concerned about registering in the wrong level you can transfer between levels if a change is needed. Check with your child’s instructor after lesson 8. Classes with low enrolment will be cancelled approximately 1 week before programs start.

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Deck Supervisor

Swim Lesson Progressions

During swimming lessons there is a deck supervisor who oversees all lessons. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s progress he or she is available to answer your questions.

Did you know your child may repeat a level multiple times before completing all of the requirements successfully? When registering your children, please ensure you register them in the correct level. Swimming skills build from one level to the next. If your child hasn’t completed a level, he or she may not have the skills required to be successful in the next level.

Missed Classes If you miss a scheduled lesson we are unable to make them up.

Not sure what level to register in? Please call the Sportsplex, 519.846.9691 x 321 to arrange a time for a FREE SKILLS ASSESSMENT by one of our Aquatic Staff.

Private Lessons Private lessons run in the same nine lesson format as all other lessons. If this doesn’t fit your schedule, we do offer “one time” private lessons. When registering online for semi private lessons you can register one child online which will reserve the lesson for you. You will need to contact the Sportsplex to register the second child. For more information call the Supervisor of Aquatic Services, 519.846.9691 x 321

Swim Lesson Report Cards Your child will receive a report card booklet that will track his or her progress throughout the swimming levels. Please bring your child’s report card to their first class and give it to his or her instructor. If your child is not present for the last swim lesson you can pick up their report card at the front administration desk at the Sportsplex.

Transfers You can transfer classes prior to the start of the third lesson if there is space available.

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Did you know? Diapers As a courtesy to all we request and require that all individuals who are not toilet trained wear specially designed swimming diapers. The Aquatic Centre has both disposable and reusable swim diapers available at our administration desk. The Sportsplex stocks swim diapers in infant, child, youth, and adult sizes.

Family swim passes The Township offers an annual Family Swim Pass. This is valid for all drop in swims (lane, public, family, adult leisure, special needs, parent and tot). The cost is $391.00 per year. This pass can be used for two adults and up to four children. We offer numerous other passes for adults and seniors for a variety of programs as well. Please call 519.846.9691 x 903 for more information.

Feeding your children before swimming Children may experience nausea while swimming after eating a large meal. Please give your child ample time to digest his or her food before swimming. Please do not feed your child a large meal just prior to swimming.

Financial Assistance for Swimming Lessons The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington provides financial assistance for children in need so they can participate in sports, cultural and recreational activities. Funds are available for the activity of the child’s choice as long as the activity will benefit and enrich his or her own personal development. For further information or information on how to apply, contact the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington at 519.826.9551.

Free Public Swimming NEWDON INDUSTRIES LTD. PUBLIC SWIM will provide free admission to the first 40 children and youth entering the 2:00 pm to 3:55 pm public swim on the first Saturday of each month.

Gift ideas Looking for gift ideas? Why not purchase swim tickets or passes for Aquatic programs? Inquire by phone 519.846.9691 x 903.

Photos / Videos Patrons wishing to use video cameras or other photographic devices during registered or supervised Township programs,

including camera phones and personal digital assistants, may take photographs only of children and patrons in their care. Every attempt must be made to limit or eliminate other patrons from being filmed or photographed in the background. Photographic devices including cell phones, are strictly prohibited from change rooms.

Private Rentals A private pool rental is a great way to celebrate a birthday or host a special event. Rental times are available Saturdays and Sundays from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. Call the Supervisor of Aquatic Services at 519.846.9691 x 321 for more information.

Spectators Spectators are welcome to watch from the Aquatic Viewing Gallery. Viewing lessons from the pool deck is not permitted.

Strollers Due to their size, and the possibility of restricting change room exits, unattended strollers are to be left outside of the change rooms. Strollers are not to be on the pool deck. We apologize for the inconvenience, however we need to ensure all exits and the pool deck are maintained free of obstructions in case an evacuation is required.

Pool Temperatures We have 3 different pools on our deck. They are maintained at the following temperatures: Main Pool– 28 Celsius (82 Fahrenheit) Leisure Pool– 33.5 Celsius (92 Fahrenheit) Whirl Pool – 38 Celsius (100 Fahrenheit)

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Supervision Requirements In order to ensure adequate supervision and to identify children at greater risk, the Township of Centre Wellington is now issuing wristbands during public and family swim sessions.

Ask facility staff for more information.

Age 5 and under

Age 6-9

May not be admitted to the swimming pool unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian Admission Requirements: Always accompanied (parent/guardian 12+) Adult : Child Ratio: 1:2 Band Colour: RED

Competent Swimmer Successfully completed facility swim test. Admission Requirements: Parent/Guardian remains in facility Adult : Child Ratio: N/A Band Colour: GREEN

Age 5 and under

If not competent swimmer will be required to stay in shallow water. Admission Requirements: No adult supervision required. Adult : Child Ratio: N/A Band Colour: GREEN

Competent Swimmer Successfully completed facility swim test. Child can use water slide and swim in deep areas. Admission Requirements: Always accompanied (parent/guardian 12+) Adult : Child Ratio: 1:2 Band Colour: YELLOW

Age 6-9 Non swimmer Did not pass facility swim test. Parents must be within arms reach at all times in shallow water. Admission Requirements: Always accompanied (parent/guardian 12+) Adult: Child Ratio: 1:2, 1:4 wearing life jackets Band Colour: RED

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Age 10+

Each ratio indicates the maximum number of children that one responsible person (aged 12 or older) is able to supervise. Parent/ guardian must be in proper bathing attire, in the water, actively participating within arms reach at all times.

High-Risk Participants High-risk participants must be in a ratio of 1:1. High-risk participants are defined as those who have a condition or illness that may put them at risk in an aquatic environment (e.g. frequent seizures, fainting conditions, etc) and those who are unable to control behavior or impulses and require direct supervision.

Swim Test Criteria Front swim 6 meters, tread water 20 seconds, front swim 12 meters, tread water 20 seconds, front swim 6 meters. Must make an attempt at over arm recovery with a near horizontal body position. Lifeguards reserve the right to have any swimmer complete the swim test and to determine competency to use the deep area of the pool.

Swim Test Cards Patrons that have successfully completed the swim test will receive a “Swim Test Card�. Upon future visits to the facility children can present the swim test card to reception staff when paying for the swims and will receive the appropriate colour wristband. A parent / caregiver must be in the facility during the swim. If you forget your swim test card you will be required to complete the swim test again. If at any time a patron with a swim test card is unable to complete the swim test their swim test card will be revoked.

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Swimming Admittance Swim admission prices: Infant (up to 12 months): FREE

Aquafit admission prices:

Child under (1-5 years) One Time: $2.30 10 Swim Tickets: $16.85

Adult (18-55 years) One Time: $7.55 10 Tickets: $69.95

Youth (6-17 years) One Time: $3.35 10 Swim Tickets: $27.80

Senior (55 + years) One Time: $6.80 10 Tickets: $62.45

Adult (18-55 years) One Time: $4.85 10 Swim Tickets: $41.35

Aquafit membership:

Senior (55 + years) One Time: $4.45 10 Swim Tickets: $34.65 Family (Max 4 people, Additional members $1.50) One Time: $10.20 10 Swim Tickets: $91.80

Swim membership: Adult (18-55 years) 6 Months: $269.60 One Year: $373.75 Senior (55 + years) and Student (16,17 yrs) 6 Months: $228.00 One Year: $310.75 Family Swim Pass $391.00 (2 adults, 4 children) Valid for all Swims (Lane, Public, Family, Adult Leisure, Special Needs and Parent and Tot, swims)

Summer Swim Pass: (Valid July and August) Family: $109.35 Youth, child: $43.70

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Adult (18-55 years) 6 Months: $355.35 One Year: $625.50 Senior (55 + years) and Student (16,17 yrs) 6 Months: $290.50 One Year: $540.70 Fees include HST. Patrons with a Swim or Aquafit Membership receive a 3 month locker rental FREE (Deposit still applies). Please note lockers are available to rent on a monthly basis. A $20 refundable deposit is required. Lockers are $5.35/month. Memberships can be purchased for shorter time frames, (1, 2, 3, 4 month periods). Please inquire at the Sportsplex for costs.

Admission Policy: Children under the age of 10 years may not be admitted to the swimming pool unless they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is at least 12 years of age and are responsible for their direct supervision with a maximum of 2 children for each parent or guardian. The ratio of non-swimmer to parents or guardian may be increased for children aged 6-9 to a maximum of four bathers to one parent or guardian if life jackets are worn by all non-swimmers in their charge. Children between the ages of 6 and 9 who are swimmers (pass the facility swim test) may be admitted to the swimming pool unaccompanied. Parents/ guardian must be present for the swim test, and remain in the facility for the duration of the swim. Swim Test Criteria: Front swim 6 meters, tread water 20 seconds, front swim 12 meters, tread water 20 seconds, front swim 6 meters. Must make an attempt at over arm recovery with a near horizontal body position. Lifeguards reserve the right to have any swimmer complete the swim test and to determine competency to use the deep area of the pool. Whirlpool: Due to the high temperature, the whirlpool is for use by patrons 16 years of age and older.

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AQUATICS | Pool Information Swim Descriptions: Lane Swim The Main pool is open for swimmers of any age to swim lengths. For Lane Swims in Bold only one or two lanes are available for lane swimming and other programs will continue to run in the remainder of the pool. Get in shape by swimming and join the “In motion” Swim Challenge! For more details ask our staff at the Sportsplex! Deep Water Running Two lanes in the main pool will be dedicated to deep water running. Enjoy the physical benefits of running without the impact on your joints. This is not an instructed program. Water Walking The shallow area of the pool is open for water walking. Enjoy the physical benefits of walking without the impact on your joints. This is not an instructed program. Public Swim Come enjoy time in the pool. All the pools and the water slide are open. A lane will be designated for those wanting to swim lengths. Admission policy is in effect for all swims. *Friday evenings the water slide will be closing at 7:30 pm* Parent and Tot Swim Parents or caregivers can come and swim with their children in our leisure pool. Children are to be accompanied by an adult. These swims are combined with our Special Needs Swims. Please note, during some morning swims the leisure pool may be shared with our Diaperfit program for 15 minutes of the swim.

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Adult Leisure Swim Adults can come to enjoy “unstructured” swimming in the main pool. Two lanes are designated for those wanting to swim lengths. The Whirlpool is available for these swims. Family Swim Come enjoy time in the pool as a family. All the pools are open, the water slide will open at 2:00 pm. Children are to be accompanied by an adult. A lane will be designated for those wanting to swim lengths. The last 2 hours of these swims will be combined with public swimming. Special Needs Swim Adults, seniors, and children are welcome. Any caregiver volunteering their time to help a person with special needs is admitted free (1 caregiver per person). These swims are combined with parent and tot swims and take place in our leisure pool, which is maintained at 33.5 degrees (92F). Please note, during morning swims the leisure pool may be shared with other aquatic programs for short periods of time. The Main pool will be available on Thursdays from 11:00-1:55 pm. Therapy Swim All three pools are available for you to do your own self-guided therapeutic exercises (our staff do not provide instruction in this time). Check out our Arthritis, Movement Enhancement and Rehabilitation Aquafit programs for instruction.

Spring 2017 These swim times will be in effect from Tuesday April 18th until Thursday June 29th 2017. Our admission policy is in effect for all swims. Please make note of these additional schedule changes:

Please make note of these additional schedule changes: School Board PA Days: Friday April 28th, Friday June 9th, the afternoon Adult Leisure, Parent and Tot Swim (2:00-3:30 pm) will be combined with a Public Swim. The slide will be closed. March Break: Monday March 13th - Friday March 17th there will be Public Swimming from 2:00-3:55 pm every day. The Water slide will close at 3:00 pm. There will be an Adult Leisure swim on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1:00-2:00pm. Newdon Public Swims: On the first Saturday of each month the first 40 children and youth will be admitted free of charge to the 2:00-3:55 pm public swim, courtesy of Newdon Industries ltd. ( April 1, May 6, June 3) Schedule Changes: Saturday June 24th the Lane Swim and the Parent and Tot / Special needs swim from 11:45-1:00 pm will be cancelled for a Swim Meet Closures: Monday May 22nd (Victoria Day), the Aquatic Centre will be closed.

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AQUATICS | Pool Swim Schedule MONDAY: Whirlpool:

6:30-8:45 AM 9:45-10:00 AM 10:45-11:00 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim:

6:30-8:45 AM 8:45-11:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 8:00-8:45 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

WEDNESDAY:

FRIDAY:

Whirlpool:

Whirlpool: 6:30-8:45 AM 9:45-10:00 AM 10:45-11:00 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 6:30-7:55 PM Lane Swim: 6:30-8:45 AM 8:45-11:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 6:30-7:55 PM Deep Water Running: 10:45-11:45 AM Shallow Water Walking: 9:45-10:45 AM Public Swim: *6:30-7:55 PM Parent and Tot Swim: 12:00-1:00 PM 2:00-3:30 PM Adult Leisure Swim: 2:00-3:30 PM Special Needs Swim: 12:00-1:00 PM 2:00-3:30 PM

6:30-8:45 AM 9:45-10:00 AM 10:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim: 6:30-8:45 AM 8:45-11:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM 8:00-8:45 PM 8:45-9:30 PM Deep Water Running: 10:45-11:45 AM

Deep Water Running: 10:45-11:45 AM

Shallow Water Walking: 9:45-10:45 AM

Shallow Water Walking: 9:45-10:45 AM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-1:00 PM 2:00-3:30 PM Adult Leisure Swim: 2:00-3:30 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-1:00 PM 2:00-3:30 PM Therapy Swim:

2:00-3:30 PM

TUESDAY: Whirlpool: Lane Swim:

9:30-10:00 AM 10:45-11:00 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM 9:30-11:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 8:00-8:45 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 10:00-12:00 PM

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Adult Leisure Swim: 10:45-11:45 AM 2:00-3:30 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 2:00-3:30 PM Therapy Swim:

2:00-3:30 PM

THURSDAY: Whirlpool:

9:30-10:00 AM 10:45-11:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-12:55 PM 8:00-8:45 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 5:00-7:55 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 5:00-7:55 PM

Therapy Swim:

2:00-3:30 PM

SATURDAY: Whirlpool:

11:45-3:55 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-1:00 PM 1:00-3:55 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM Family Swim:

1:00-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

SUNDAY: Whirlpool:

11:45-3:55 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-1:00 PM 1:00-3:55 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 10:00-12:00 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

* 9:30 - 11:45 AM lane swim will be cancelled for the month of June

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1:00-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

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AQUATICS | Aquafit Schedule Aquafit Descriptions: General Aquafit Use the resistance of water to assist in a quality low impact workout. The option of deep water aquafit will be made available to those interested in it. Deep Water Aquafit Enjoy the benefits of an aquafit workout with no impact on joints. Flotation belts are provided, comfort in deep water is required. Rehabilitation Aquafit These classes, taught in our warm leisure pool can assist with recovery, increase flexibility and range of motion much faster and with less stress on the body than a typical post rehabilitation exercise class. Arthritis Aquafit This class is specifically designed for those dealing with Arthritis. These classes are taught in our warm leisure pool. Exercising in warm water can maintain and improve your mobility through range of motion exercises. Movement Enhancement: This class is held in our leisure pool and is geared to participants with Arthritis and other mobility issues. We will teach a variety of range of motion exercises to help maintain and improving your mobility and flexibility. Diaperfit A pre registered aquafit class designed for parents and their babies (children must have established neck support). The first 30 minutes is an Aquafit class in the main pool for the parent. (Babies float in a specially designed boat beside their parent). The last 15 minutes is spent in the leisure pool and is a structured parent and tot class. Pre registration is required.

MONDAY:

THURSDAY:

General Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 8:00-8:45 PM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 10:00-10:45 AM Movement Enhancement: 1:00-1:45 PM

TUESDAY:

General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM 8:00-8:45 PM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 10:00-10:45 AM

FRIDAY: General Aquafit: 9:00-9:45AM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM 8:00-8:45 PM

Rehabilitation Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 1:00-1:45 PM

Arthritis Aquafit: 1:00-1:45 PM 7:00-7:45 PM

WEDNESDAY: General Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Rehabilitation Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM Movement Enhancement: 1:00-1:45 PM

These Aquafit times will be in effect from Tuesday April 18th until Thursday June 29th. All Classes are led by Certified instructors. Pre registered Aquafit classes are listed below. Classes cancelled: Monday May 22nd (Victoria day)

PRE-REGISTERED AQUAFIT - Spring 2017 Pre registered Aquafit programs allow our instructors to build more personalized programs. Classes are free for participants with Aquafit memberships, but registration is required. See Class descriptions above. Diaperfit Monday, 11:00-11:45 am April 24 - June 26 (9 Classes) Cancelled: May 22 Cost: $69.10 Thursday, 3:00-3:45 pm April 20 - June 22 (10 Classes) Cost: $78.32

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Spring 2017

Friday, 11:15-12:00 pm April 21- June 23 (10 Classes) Cost: $78.32 Arthritis Aquafit Friday, 11:00-11:45 am April 21 - June 23 (10 Classes) Adult: $69.95 Senior: $64.25

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AQUATICS | Pool Swim Schedule MONDAY: Whirlpool: Lane Swim:

6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-3:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM 6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 12:55-3:55 PM 8:00-9:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Public Swim: 2:00-3:55 PM Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM Adult Leisure Swim: 1:00-2:00 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM

WEDNESDAY:

FRIDAY:

Whirlpool:

Whirlpool:

6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-3:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim:

6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 12:55-3:55 PM 8:00-9:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM Adult Leisure Swim: 1:00-2:00 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM

THURSDAY: TUESDAY: Whirlpool:

11:45-12:55 PM 1:45-3:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-12:55 PM 12:55-3:55 PM 8:00-9:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM

Summer 2017 6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-3:55 PM 6:30-7:55 PM

Lane Swim:

6:30-8:45 AM 11:45-12:55 PM 12:55-3:55 PM 6:30-7:55 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM 6:30-7:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:45-12:55 PM Adult Leisure Swim: 1:00-2:00 PM Special Needs Swim: 11:45-12:55 PM

SATURDAY: Whirlpool:

11:45-3:55 PM

Whirlpool:

11:45-12:55 PM 1:45-3:55 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-1:00 PM 1:00-3:55 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-12:55 PM 12:55-3:55 PM 8:00-9:30 PM 8:45-9:30 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Family Swim:

1:05-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 5:00-7:55 PM

SUNDAY: Whirlpool:

11:45-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 11:00-12:55 PM 5:00-7:55 PM

Lane Swim:

11:45-1:00 PM 1:00-3:55 PM

Public Swim:

2:00-3:55 PM

Parent and Tot Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM Family Swim:

1:05-3:55 PM

Special Needs Swim: 11:45-1:00 PM

For Lane Swims in BOLD, the pool is shared with other programs. At least 1 lane will be available for swimming lengths. For Public Swims in BOLD, the water slide will close at 3:00pm. The area at the bottom of the slide will be available for swimming.

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Summer 2017

These swim times will be in effect from Friday June 30 through Sunday September 3, 2017. Our admission policy is in effect for all swims. Please make note of these additional schedule changes:

Please make note of these additional schedule changes: Newdon Public Swims: Saturday July 1 and Saturday August 5 the first 40 youth and children are admitted free of charge to the 2:00-3:55 pm Public Swim, courtesy of Newdon Industries LTD. Schedule Changes: Sunday August 27 the Aquatic Centre will be closed until 2:00 pm (Parent and Tot, Special needs swim, Lane Swim and Family Swim will be cancelled for a swim competition). Public Swimming will still be offered from 2:00-3:55 pm. Holiday Hours: Saturday July 1 (Canada Day) and Monday August 7 (Civic Holiday). Lane Swim, Parent and Tot / Special needs swims from 11:451:00 pm, Family Swim 1:05-3:55 pm; Public Swim 2:00-3:55 pm. Closures: The Aquatic Centre will be closed on August 12, 13 (Scottish Festival). Cancellations: Friday August 11, the Evening Public Swim, and Lane Swim (6:30-8:00 pm) will be cancelled.

AQUATICS | Aquafit Schedule Summer 2017

MONDAY:

THURSDAY:

General Aquafit:

General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM 8:00-8:45 PM

Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Movement Enhancement 1:00-1:45 PM

8:45-9:30 AM 8:00-8:45 PM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 10:00-10:45 AM

Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 10:00-10:45 AM

TUESDAY:

FRIDAY: General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM

General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM 8:00-8:45 PM

Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

Rehabilitation Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM

Arthritis Aquafit: 1:00-1:45 PM 7:00-7:45 PM

Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM 1:00-1:45 PM

WEDNESDAY: General Aquafit: 8:45-9:30 AM Deep Water Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Rehabilitation Aquafit: 10:00-10:45 AM Arthritis Aquafit: 9:00-9:45 AM Movement Enhancement: 1:00-1:45 PM

These Aquafit times are in effect from Friday June 30 - Friday September 1. All Pre-registered classes are free to those with Aquafit Memberships! Registration is required. Please make note of these additional schedule changes: Cancellations / Closures: Monday August 7

PRE-REGISTERED AQUAFIT - Summer 2017 Pre registered Aquafit programs allow our instructors to build more personalized programs. Classes are free for participants with Aquafit memberships, but registration is required. See Class descriptions on side. Diaperfit Tuesday, July 4 - August 29, (9 Classes) Cost: $69.10 Time: 11:00-11:45 am

Arthritis Aquafit Friday, June 30 - Sept 1 (10 Classes): April 22 - June 24 Adult: $69.95 Senior: $64.25 Time: 11:00-11:45 am

Wednesday, July 5 - August 30 (9 Classes):Cost: $69.10 Time: 11:00-11:45 am

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AQUATICS | Swimming Preschool STARFISH (4-12 months) $70.75 Babies and caregivers experience buoyancy, movement, submersion (optional),songs and play. DUCK

(12-24 months) $70.75 Babies and caregivers build on buoyancy and movement, submersion, front and back floats, entries and exits, songs and active water play.

SEA TURTLE

(24-36 months) $70.75 Toddlers and caregivers build on submersion, front and back floats, entries and exits, basic kicks, water play and songs, while building independence

OTTER

(30 mon-5 years) $70.75 Parent’s participate in the class at the start of the program. As the session progresses, parents will transition out of the pool and observe the class from the spectator area. Skills include assisted floats, glides, front swim, basic kick and a 1m distance swim

SEA OTTER

(3-5 years) $78.25 Swimmers further develop basic floats, and glides, opening eyes underwater and a 1m distance swim

SALAMANDER

(3-5 years) $78.25 Swimmers work on completing front and back floats and glides unassisted and jumping into chest-deep water. Swimmers will be able to complete a 2m swim upon completion.

SUNFISH

(3-6 years) $78.25 Swimmers will complete a 5m distance swim, work on kicking and glides independently, float in deep water and swim with a PFD.

CROCODILE

(3-6 years) $78.25 Swimmers develop front and back glides, front and back swim, begin using rhythmic breathing, jump into deep water, and complete a 10m distance swim.

WHALE

(3-6 years) $78.25 Swimmers increase distance for front and back glides, and front and back swim, Swimmer learn sitting dives and will be able to swim 15m continuously upon completion.

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RED CROSS SWIM PRESCHOOL TO AGES 5-13 CONVERSION Starfish Level Complete or Incomplete Red Cross Level 1 Duck Level Complete or Incomplete Red Cross Level 1 Sea Turtle Level Complete or Incomplete Red Cross Level 1 Otter Level Complete or Incomplete Red Cross Level 1 Sea Otter Level Complete or Incomplete Red Cross Level 1 Salamander Level Complete or Incomplete Enroll in Red Cross Level 1 Sunfish Level Incomplete - Red Cross Level 1 Complete - Red Cross Level 2 Crocodile Level Incomplete - Red Cross Level 2 Complete - Red Cross Level 3 Whale Level Incomplete - Red Cross Level 3 Complete - Red Cross Level 4

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AQUATICS | Swimming Ages 5-13 RED CROSS SWIM KIDS LEVEL 1 - $78.25 (5+ years) Swimmers develop front and back float, front and back glide and flutter kick. Swimmers work on entries and exits and build endurance by completing a 5m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS

LEVEL 2 - $78.25

(5+ years) Swimmers further develop front and back glide with kick, develop front swim, complete assisted deep-water activities and a 10m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS

LEVEL 3 - $78.25

(5+ years) Swimmers increase distance on front and back glide with flutter kick, float in deep water and wear a PFD in deep water. Swimmers learn sitting dive and complete a 15m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS LEVEL 4 - $78.25 (5+ years) Swimmers develop front crawl and learn back swim with shoulder roll. Swimmers work on deep water activities including the kneeling dive and build endurance by completing a 25m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS

LEVEL 5 - $78.25

(5+ years) Swimmers further develop front crawl, learn back crawl and are introduced to whip kick on their back. Swimmers complete one minute of treading water and stride dive. Endurance is developed through a 50m distance swim.

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RED CROSS SWIM KIDS

RED CROSS SWIM KIDS

(5+ years) Swimmers increase the distance for front and back crawl (25 m), learn elementary backstroke and dolphin kick. Swimmers are able to complete 1 ½ minutes of treading water, front dive and a 75m distance swim.

(5+ years) Swimmers further refine front and back crawl, and increase distance for elementary backstroke and breaststroke (50m). Swimmers learn sidestroke, perform vertical dolphin kick and complete a 500m distance swim.

LEVEL 6 - $78.25

RED CROSS SWIM KIDS LEVEL 7 - $85.75 (5+ years) Swimmers increase the distance for front and back crawl (50m), and increase distance for elementary backstroke. Swimmers are introduced to whip kick on front and stride entry, and complete a 150m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS LEVEL 8 - $85.75 (5+ years) Swimmers increase distance for front and back crawl (75m), and elementary backstroke (25m). Swimmers are introduced to breaststroke and develop eggbeater techniques and complete a 300m distance swim. RED CROSS SWIM KIDS LEVEL 9 - $85.75 (5+ years) Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (100m), elementary backstroke and refine their breaststroke. Swimmers learn sidestroke kick, perform headfirst surface dives and complete a distance swim of 400m.

LEVEL 10 - $85.75

What do I need to become a Lifeguard? To Become a Lifeguard Bronze Medallion / Emergency First Aid – CPR B (Pre-requisite: 13 years of age OR Bronze Star) Bronze Cross (Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid) Standard First Aid – CPR C (Must be from LSS, RC, St. John, OR CDN Ski Patrol) National Lifeguard Service (NL) (16 years of Age, Standard First Aid, Bronze Cross)

What do I need to become an Instructor? To Become an Instructor Bronze Medallion / Emergency First Aid – CPR B (Pre-requisite: 13 years of age OR Bronze Star) Bronze Cross (Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid) Red Cross Water Safety Instructors Course (Pre-requisite: Bronze Cross, 15 years of Age)

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AQUATICS | Swimming Lessons

Spring 2017

Spring Schedule MONDAY:

TUESDAY:

April 24- June 26 Cancellations: May 22 Starfish:

5:15-5:45

PM

Duck:

6:15-6:45

PM

Sea Turtle:

5:45-6:15

PM

Otter:

4:45-5:15 6:45-7:15

PM PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

WEDNESDAY:

April 18- June 13 Cancellations: None

4:00-4:45 4:45-5:30 5:30-6:15 6:30-7:15 7:15-8:00

PM PM PM PM PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:00-5:00 5:00-6:00 7:00-8:00

PM PM PM

Rookie Patrol:

6:00-7:00

PM

Ranger Patrol:

6:00-7:00

PM

Star Patrol:

6:00-7:00

PM

April 19 - June 14 Cancellations: None

Adapted Aquatics: 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00

PM PM

Private Lessons: 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00 5:00-5:30 5:30-6:00

PM PM PM PM

Adapted Aquatics: 4:00-4:30 5:00-5:30 5:30-6:00

PM PM PM

Private Lessons: 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00 5:00-5:30 5:30-6:00 6:00-6:30 6:30-7:00 7:00-7:30 7:30-8:00

PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM

Starfish:

12:00-12:30 PM 4:00-4:30 PM 6:00-6:30 PM

Duck:

12:30-1:00 6:30-7:00

PM PM

Starfish:

6:30-7:00

PM

Sea Turtle:

5:30-6:00

PM

Duck:

6:00-6:30

PM

Otter:

5:00-5:30

PM

Sea Turtle:

5:30-6:00

PM

Otter:

4:30-5:00 5:00-5:30 6:00-6:30

PM PM PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 3:45-4:30 PM 4:30-5:15 PM 5:15-6:00 PM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

3:45-4:30 4:30-5:15 5:15-6:00

PM PM PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

5:00-6:00

PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

4:00-4:45 4:45-5:30 5:30-6:15 6:30-7:15 7:15-8:00

PM PM PM PM PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:00-5:00 7:00-8:00

PM PM

Swimming levels will be combined

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AQUATICS | Swimming Lessons

Spring 2017

Spring Schedule THURSDAY:

FRIDAY:

April 20 - June 15 Cancellations: None

SATURDAY:

April 21 - June 16 Cancellations: None

Adapted Aquatics: 5:30-6:00

PM

April 22- June 17 Cancellations: None

Adapted Aquatics: 5:00-5:30

PM

Adapted Aquatics: 9:00-9:30

AM

Private Lessons:

3:00-3:30 3:30-4:00 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00 5:30-6:00

PM PM PM PM PM

Private Lessons:

4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00 5:00-5:30 5:30-6:00 6:00-6:30

PM PM PM PM PM

Private Lessons:

9:00-9:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30 4:00-4:30 4:30-5:00

AM AM AM PM PM

Otter:

5:00-5:30

PM

Starfish:

5:30-6:00

PM

Starfish:

10:00-10:30

AM

Duck:

5:00-5:30

PM

Duck:

9:00-9:30

AM

Sea Turtle:

4:30-5:00 6:00-6:30

PM PM

Sea Turtle:

9:30-10:00

AM

9:00-9:30

AM

Otter:

4:00-4:30

PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 3:00-3:45 PM 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM Aqua Adults:

3:05-3:50

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 9:30-10:15 AM 10:15-11:00 AM 11:00-11:45 AM 4:15-5:00 PM

Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

4:00-4:45 4:45-5:30 5:30-6:15

PM PM PM

Swim Kids: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:00-5:00 5:30-6:30

PM PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

PM

Bronze Star: 4:30-6:00

Otter:

PM

See pages 11-12 for registration information

9:30-10:15 10:15-11:00 11:00-11:45

AM AM AM

9:30-10:30

AM

Rookie Patrol:

10:30-11:30

AM

Ranger Patrol:

10:30-11:30

AM

Star Patrol:

10:30-11:30

AM

See page 27 for Sunday schedule Swimming levels will be combined

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AQUATICS | Swimming Lessons

Summer Schedule (once a week)

Spring Schedule SUNDAY:

MONDAY:

Adapted Aquatics: 6:30-7:00 7:30-8:00

Private Lessons:

April 23 - June 18 Cancellations: None

Private Lessons:

Summer 2017 TUESDAY:

July 3 - Aug 28 8 Lessons Cancellations: Aug. 7

PM PM

5:30-6:00 6:00-6:30 6:15-6:45 6:45-7:15 7:00-7:30 7:30-8:00

PM PM PM PM PM PM

Starfish:

5:00-5:30

PM

Duck:

5:45-6:15

PM

Sea Turtle:

6:00-6:30

Otter:

6:30-7:00

4:00-4:30 4:45-5:15 4:30-5:00 5:00-5:30 5:30-6:00 6:00-6:30 6:30-7:00 7:00-7:30 7:15-7:45 7:30-8:00

July 4 - Aug 29 9 Lessons Cancellations: None PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM PM

Starfish:

6:00-6:30 PM

PM

Duck:

6:00-6:30 PM

PM

Sea Turtle:

6:30-7:00 PM

Otter:

5:30-6:00 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale 5:00-5:45 PM 5:45-6:30 PM 6:30-7:15 PM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4:

5:00-5:45 5:45-6:30 6:30-7:15 7:15-8:00

PM PM PM PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM

Swim Kids 5, 6:

5:00-5:45 7:15-8:00

PM PM

Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4:

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9 10:

5:00-6:00 7:00-8:00

PM PM

Rookie Patrol:

6:30-7:30

PM

4:00-4:45 4:45-5:30 5:30-6:15 6:30-7:15 7:15-8:00

Ranger Patrol:

6:30-7:30

PM

Swim Kids 5, 6:

Star Patrol:

6:30-7:30

PM

4:00-4:45 PM 6:30-7:15 PM

Aqua Teens:

7:15-8:00

PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:00-5:00 PM 7:00-8:00 PM

Aqua Adults:

7:15-8:00

PM

Bronze Star:

5:00-6:30

PM

Rookie Patrol:

5:00-6:00 PM

Ranger Patrol:

5:00-6:00 PM

Star Patrol:

5:00-6:00 PM

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Private Lessons:

9:00-9:30 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:30 10:30-11:00 11:00-11:30

Starfish:

10:30-11:00 AM 6:00-6:30 PM

Duck:

10:00-10:30 AM 6:30-7:00 PM

Sea Turtle: Otter:

AM AM AM AM AM

9:00-9:30 AM 9:30-10:00 AM

PM PM PM PM PM

Swimming levels will be combined

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AQUATICS | Swimming Lessons

Summer 2017

Summer Schedule (once a week) WEDNESDAY:

THURSDAY:

SATURDAY:

Adapted Aquatics: 4:00-4:30 PM 5:00-5:30 PM 7:30-8:00 PM

Private Lessons: 8:30-9:00 AM 9:00-9:30 AM 9:30-10:00 AM

Adapted Aquatics: 10:00-10:30 AM

July 5 - Aug 30 9 lessons Cancellations: None

Private Lessons:

July 6 - Aug 31 9 lessons Cancellations: None

4:00-4:30 PM 4:30-5:00 PM 5:00-5:30 PM 6:00-6:30 PM 7:00-7:30 PM 7:30-8:00 PM

Starfish: 1:00-1:30 PM Duck:

1:30-2:00 PM

FRIDAY:

June 23 - Aug 25 9 Lessons Cancellations: August 11

Starfish: 6:30-7:00 PM Duck: 6:00-6:30 PM Sea Turtle:

5:30-6:00 PM 7:00-7:30 PM

Otter:

5:30-6:00 PM 6:30-7:00 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4:

4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 6:30-7:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM

Swim Kids 5, 6:

4:00-4:45 PM 5:30-6:15 PM 7:15-8:00 PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:00-5:00 PM 7:00-8:00 PM

Rookie Patrol: Ranger Patrol: Star Patrol: Bronze Star: Aqua Teens: Aqua Adults:

6:00-7:00 6:00-7:00 6:00-7:00 4:30-6:00 4:45-5:30 6:30-7:15

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PM PM PM PM PM PM

Adapted Aquatics: 4:00-4:30 PM Private Lessons:

4:00-4:30 PM 4:15-4:45 PM 5:00-5:30 PM 5:30-6:00 PM

Starfish: 4:30-5:00 PM

July 8 - Sept 2 8 Lessons Cancellations: Aug. 12

Private Lessons: 9:30-10:00 AM 10:00-10:30 AM Starfish: 10:30-11:00 AM Duck: 9:30-10:00 AM Sea Turtle:

11:00-11:30 AM

Otter:

10:00-10:30 AM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 10:00-10:45 AM 10:45-11:30 AM Swim Kids: 1, 2, 3, 4:

10:00-10:45 AM 10:45-11:30 AM

Swim Kids: 5, 6: 10:45-11:30 AM Swim Kids 10:30-11:30 AM 7, 8, 9, 10:

SUNDAY:

Duck: 5:00-5:30 PM

June 25 - Aug 27 9 Lessons Cancellations: August 13

Sea Turtle:

4:30-5:00 PM

Adapted Aquatics: 6:00-6:30 PM

Otter:

6:00-6:30 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:00-4:45 PM 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM Swim Kids: 4:00-4:45 PM 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: 4:45-5:30 PM 5:30-6:15 PM Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

5:30-6:30 PM

Private Lessons:

6:00-6:30 PM 6:30-7:00 PM 7:00-7:30 PM

Starfish:

6:30-7:00 PM

Duck:

6:30-7:00 PM

Sea Turtle:

5:30-6:00 PM

Otter:

5:00-5:30 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 5:00-5:45 PM 5:45-6:30 PM 6:30-7:15 PM Swim Kids: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6:

5:00-5:45 PM 5:45-6:30 PM 6:30-7:15 PM

Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

5:00-6:00 PM

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AQUATICS | Swimming Lessons

Summer 2017

Summer Schedule (Daily and Twice a Week) MON-FRI:

July 3 - July 13 9 Lessons Cancellations: None

MON-FRI:

July 17 - July 27 9 Lessons Cancellations: None

Adapted Aquatics: 8:45-9:15 AM 9:15-10:15 AM Private Lessons: 8:45-9:15 AM 9:15-9:45 AM 9:45-10:15 AM 10:15-10:45 AM 10:45-11:15 AM 11:15-11:45 AM Otter:

MON-FRI:

July 31 - Aug 11 9 Lessons Cancellations: Aug. 7

MON-FRI:

Aug. 14 - Aug. 24 9 Lessons Cancellations: None

10:15-10:45 AM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 8:45-9:30 AM 9:30-10:15 AM 10:15-11:00 AM 11:00-11:45 AM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4:

8:45-9:30 AM 9:30-10:15 AM 10:15-11:00 AM 11:00-11:45 AM

Swim Kids 5, 6: 9:30-10:15 AM 10:15-11:00 AM 11:00-11:45 AM Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

TUES and THURS:

July 4 - Aug. 1 9 Lessons Cancellations: None

TUES and THURS:

Aug. 3 - Aug. 31 9 Lessons Cancellations: None

Adapted Aquatics: 4:00-4:30 PM Private Lessons: 4:00-4:30 PM 4:30-5:00 PM * 5:00-5:30 PM Starfish:

4:30-5:00 PM

Duck:

4:30-5:00 PM

Sea Turtle:

5:30-6:00 PM

Otter:

5:30-6:00 PM

Sea Otter, Salamander, Sunfish, Crocodile, Whale: 4:30-5:15 PM 5:15-6:00 PM

10:45-11:45 AM Swim Kids 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: Swim Kids 7, 8, 9, 10:

4:30-5:15 PM 5:15-6:00 PM 5:00-6:00 PM

Swimming levels will be combined

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EMPLOYMENT

Additional Aquatic Programs

THE TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON Aquatics Employment Spring and Fall 2017

ADAPTED AQUATICS

Assistant Instructor: Minimum requirement – Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Bronze Cross Instructor / Guard: Minimum requirement – NL, RC/LSS instructors, Standard First Aid, CPR “C” all current within 2 years For all positions, experience and additional certifications will be considered when determining employment offers. Please include a photocopy of all required certifications when applying. Full Job Descriptions are available at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex. Candidates are invited to submit a complete resume detailing education, experience and references to the undersigned no later than: Friday March 10th 2017 for Spring hiring Tuesday August 22nd 2017 for Fall hiring Attn: Bruce Parkin How to Apply: Mailing: C.W. Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 58, Elora, ON, N0B 1S0 In person: C.W. Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave. Fergus Fax: 519.843.2565 Email: parks@centrewellington.ca Attn: Bruce Parkin All applications are appreciated, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001 and will be used only for candidate selection.

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$70.75 Adapted aquatics is for children and youth with a physical or developmental disability who need 1:1 support to feel comfortable in the water and to progress in their swimming skills. Participants will be taught by an experienced aquatics instructor. See the Swimming Lesson Schedule for class days and times.

AQUA TEENS 1 / AQUA ADULTS 1 Teens $80.40 Adults $95.40 Develop comfort in the water through the attainment of basic flotation, movement and breathing skills.

AQUA TEENS 2 / AQUA ADULTS 2 Teens $80.40 Adults $95.40 Develop one or more swimming strokes and enhance water safety knowledge and rescue techniques.

AQUA TEENS 3 / AQUA ADULTS 3 Teens $80.40 Adults $95.40 Maintain or increase fitness through stroke improvement while swimming lengths. Candidates must be able to swim 2 strokes 100m each to start in this level. See the Swimming Lesson Schedule for class days and times.

PRIVATE LESSONS Private $189.75 for 9 lessons; Semi Private $128.60 / child for 9 lessons One to one instruction to work on swimming challenges. Lessons are 30 minutes in length. For Semi Private lessons, children must be within one level of each other. It is the responsibility of the swimmer to find a second participant. One time private lessons are available. For information call 519.846.9691 ext 321.

Introductory Lifesaving Courses The Canadian Swim Patrol program provides introductory lifesaving skills for kids who are ready to go beyond learn-to-swim. The Swim Patrol program is an official training program of the Lifesaving Society – Canada’s Lifeguarding experts. These classes can be taken in conjunction with Red Cross Swim Kids levels. ROOKIE PATROL - $85.75 Pre-requisite: Recommend completion of Swim Kids 7 Rookie Patrol features timed 100m swims, 350m workouts and swims with clothes. A work-hard playhard approach develops swimming strength and efficiency with emphasis on personal responsibility for Water Smart behavior.

RANGER PATROL- $85.75 Ranger Patrol features a timed 200m swim, 100m fitness medley and support/carrying a 5 lb weight. Content is challenging but achievable with effort. Skill drills enhance capability in the water including a non-contact rescue. STAR PATROL - $85.75 Star Patrol demands good physical conditioning and lifesaving judgment. Content features 300m swims, 600m workouts; swim with clothes; defense methods; support and carry 10lb weight. Scene assessment and a towing rescue are introduced. Star Patrol is excellent preparation for the Bronze Star Award.

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AQUATICS | Advanced Leadership Lifesaving and Swimming Instructor Courses Please Note: 100% attendance is required for all leadership courses. Check your calendar to ensure you are able to attend all classes.

FACILITATING YOUR CHILD’S AQUATIC CAREER – FREE Would your daughter or son like to become a Lifeguard or Swimming instructor? Would you like to get certified yourself? Come to this session to find out about the different Aquatic employment opportunities that are available at our Aquatic Centre. Learn about the courses that are required, volunteer opportunities, our hiring process, and what makes working in Aquatics a rewarding job! This program is geared to parents. It is free of charge, but please register in advance. Thursday June 22, 6:00-7:00 pm or Wednesday August 16, 6:00-7:00 pm

BRONZE STAR / BASIC FIRST AID - $104.50 Pre-requisite: Recommended age 12 Too young for Bronze Medallion? Get a head start by taking Bronze Star! Have a lot of fun while learning first aid skills, life guarding techniques and swim training. Basic First Aid is included in the course. Dates: Spring: Thursdays, April 20 – June 22 4:30-6:00 pm (no lessons June 15th) Sundays, April 23 – June 18 5:00-6:30 pm Summer: Wednesdays, July 5 – August 30, 4:30-6:00 pm OR Monday to Friday, July 3 – July 13 4:00-5:30 pm

BRONZE MEDALLION / EMERGENCY FIRST AID $178.50 (Fee Includes Manual) Pre-requisite: 13 years of age (prior to exam) or Bronze Star.

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This course develops physical fitness, decision making and judgment skills for water rescue. First aid, CPR, tows, carries and releases are some of the skills covered. Emergency First Aid certification is included in the course. Candidates must be present for the last class (exam).

AQUATIC VOLUNTEER CLINIC – Free Pre-requisite: Bronze Cross.

Summer: Monday to Friday, July 17– 28, 3:00-6:00pm daily.

This clinic is a requirement for people looking to volunteer with our Learn-to-Swim program. In this two hour clinic we will introduce some teaching methods to you and show you how to use these techniques while volunteering. Volunteer hours can be used toward your High School Volunteer hours. This program is free of charge, but please register in advance.

OR August 24, 25, 26, 27 4:30-10:00 pm Thursday and Friday, 9:00-6:00 pm Saturday and 12:00-9:00 pm Sunday

Spring – Saturday April 8 12:00-2:00 pm Summer – Monday June 26 5:00-7:00 pm

BRONZE CROSS - $178.50

EMERGENCY FIRST AID

Dates: Spring: Thursdays, April 20 – June 29 4:00-7:00 pm (no lessons June 15th, optional class June 22)

(Includes CPR Mask) Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion, Emergency First Aid This course builds on skills learned in Bronze Medallion and teaches the difference between lifeguarding and lifesaving, the principles of emergency procedures and teamwork. Candidates must be present for the last class (exam). Dates: Spring: Thursdays, April 20 – June 29 4:00-7:00 pm (no lessons June 15, optional class June 22) Summer: Monday to Friday July 31 - August 11, (cancelled Aug.7) 3:00-6:00 pm daily. OR August 24, 25, 26, 27 4:30-10:00 pm Thursday and Friday, 9:00-6:00 pm Saturday and 12:00-9:00 pm Sunday

- $93.65 (includes manual and exam fee) Pre-requisite: none, recommended 12 years+, 100% attendance is required This 8 hour course is for people who want a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, CPR, AED, choking, and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, and stroke. This is a WSIB approved course. Dates: Saturday April 29, 9:00-6:00 pm or Saturday May 27, 9:00-6:00 pm or Saturday June 17, 9:00-6:00 pm or July 11 and 13, 5:00-9:00 pm each day, or August 8 and 10, 5:00-9:00 pm each day.

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AQUATICS | Advanced Leadership Lifesaving & Swimming Instructor Courses STANDARD FIRST AID $169.35 (includes manual and exam fee) Pre-requisite: none, recommended 12 years+, 100% attendance is required This 16 hour course provides comprehensive training to cover all aspects of first aid and CPR. Standard First Aid incorporates all of Emergency First Aid and is designed for those who require a more indepth understanding of first aid. This is a requirement for candidates enrolling in NL program. First aid certifications can only be re-certified one time, after that the full course must be taken. Spring: June 3 and 4, 9:00 am-6:00 pm or Summer: August 15 and 17, 9:00 am-6:00 pm

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD (NL) - $295.30 (includes manual and exam fee) Pre-requisite: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, 16 years of age by the end of the course, 100% attendance. Please note: The only accepted Standard First Aid certifications are those issued by the: Lifesaving Society, Red Cross, St. John’s or Ski Patrol. The National Lifeguard Pool Certification builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge and values taught in the NL core content to train lifeguards in safety supervision and rescue in a pool environment. Dates: August 28 – September 1 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:30-6:30 pm, Tuesday, Thursday, 11:00-8:00 pm

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WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR COURSE (WSI)

RED CROSS WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR RECERT -

- $377.50 Pre-requisites: Bronze Cross, Swimming proficiency equivalent of Swim Kids 10, 15 years of age by the end of the course. 100% attendance is required in pool and classroom sessions.

$104.50 Pre-requisite: Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification

This course prepares candidates to instruct the Red Cross swim programs. Candidates focus on strategies to introduce and develop swimming and water safety skills in the Red Cross Swim Programs. This program includes pool, classroom, and online components, in addition to apprentice teaching hours. • Skills evaluation – May 28 • 20 hour online component that is to be completed May 28 – June 30. • Apprentice teaching, 8-12 hours (minimum) which must be completed between June 30 – August 17 • Pool and Classroom sessions (August 17 – 20) Sunday May 28, 9:00-6:00 pm August 17, 18, 5:00-10:00 pm August 19, 20, 9:00-6:00 pm

STANDARD FIRST AID RECERT - $62.45 Pre-requisite: Lifesaving Society Standard first aid certification (current within 3 years) Date: Saturday June 10, 9:00am-6:00pm

NATIONAL LIFEGUARD RECERT (NL) - $104.50

Date: Saturday April 23 9:00 am-2:00 pm

LIFESAVING SOCIETY (LSS) INSTRUCTOR $191.85 (Includes manual and exam fee) Pre-requisite: 16 years old at the end of the course, current Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard, 100% attendance is required. The Lifesaving Instructor course prepares instructors to teach Canadian Swim Patrol, Bronze medal awards and Emergency First Aid. Dates: July 8, 15, 16 9:00 am-6:00 pm

AQUATIC SUPERVISOR TRAINING (AST) - $127.25 Pre-requisites: National Lifeguard or Lifesaving Society Instructor; 100% attendance. Candidates are required to bring a letter from their employer, on letterhead, stating they have 100 hours experience as a lifeguard and/ or instructor for the first class. The Aquatic Supervisor Training course is geared to deck-level supervisory staff. This 10 hour course provides the knowledge and skills to manage a safe aquatic environment. Dates: July 29, 30 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Pre-requisite: NL Certification (need not be current) Date: Saturday March 11, 4:00-10:00 pm

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SUMMER CAMPS AT ECFTA

Our programs and workshops are designed and led by professional artists and arts educators from a variety of backgrounds whose foremost goal is to foster creativity in a fun, inclusive, and nurturing environment. This year, the Elora Centre for the Arts will be celebrating Canada’s 150th

with Oh Canada- An Exploration of Diversity Through Art by offering an exciting array of Canadian-themed children’s programming and gallery exhibitions.

THE ART OF NATURE SUMMER CAMP

CANADIAN ART, EH?

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with Judy Anderson of kukucaju &

Katie McLellan of Stuffed Dudes •Ages 5 – 7 | 9am – Noon | August 15, 16, 17 •Ages 8 – 10 | 1pm – 4pm | August 15, 16, 17 Join us for a week of nature-inspired art making and discover more $24 per session for members or $65 for all 3 about ourselves by taking a closer look at the nature that surrounds $34 per session for non-members or $75 for all 3 Katie McLellan of Stuffed Dudes Ages 7 – 11 | 9am – 4pm | July 3 – 7, 2017 $240 members & $250 non-members

us. Create your own forest animal dioramas, driftwood mobiles, sun catchers, animal self-portraits, leaf prints, spirit sticks and more. Each day will be filled with fresh air and fun and feature artful creations that would impress even Mother Nature!

STORYBOOK ART CAMP with Debbie Watters & Bear Epp

Ages: 4 – 6 | 9am – 12pm| July 10 – 14, 2017 $120 members & $130 non-members Storybook Art Camp brings together the craft of storytelling with the magic of art making. Beloved children’s stories and illustrations become the inspiration for painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and play in this week-long camp. Children will spend their mornings listening to stories, creating art, singing songs, and playing games that will foster a love of literacy and art!

TUTU IN YOU | TEXTILE ART ADVENTURES with Stephanie Lines-Toohill

A hands-on introduction to the vibrant world of Canadian art through an exploration of three of our most celebrated visual artists: Emily Carr (Tuesday August 15), Maud Lewis (Wednesday August 16), and Lawren Harris (Thursday August 17). Children will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting, colour and composition while creating their own masterpieces inspired by the styles and techniques of these cultural icons.

A LITTLE SOMETHING FOR THE ADULTS SUMMER CAMPS FOR GROWNUPS with Laura Paghal

10am – 4pm | Saturday Aug. 5 or Sunday Aug. 6, 2017 $90 members & $100 non-members

Summer is not just for kids and neither is Summer Art Camp at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Adults are invited Explore the world of textile and found object art! Make a crazy to join us in the studio and have some fun getting crebeach bag, funky shorts, and a magical fairy door for your gar- ative. No previous art experience needed! Saturday will den. Lots of time outside to stitch under the trees, cloud gaze feature paper marbling, watercolour with pen & ink, and lino block carving and printing. And it’s silly surrealist coland be inspired by nature as we work. lage, step-by-step acrylic painting, and mini sculptures in bake-able polymer clay on Sunday. Both days will end CIRCUS SUMMER CAMP with off-site art activities at the Elora Brewing Company with Youth Circus Project where we will enjoy a true craft beer experience. Ages 5 – 12 | 9am – 5pm | July 31 – August 4, 2017

Ages 8 – 14 | 9am-4pm | July 24 - 28 $240 members & $250 non-members

$250 members & $260 non-members Run away with the circus this summer for a fun-filled week of creativity and self-expression. Each day will feature a variety of skills training, circus crafts, and mini performances. Slackline, stilt-walking, juggling, acrobatics, theatrical clowning and so much more! This camp is designed to help young people build confidence and develop their physical literacy under the guidance of professionally trained circus artists from the Youth Circus Project.

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Extended before and after care is available for all Summer, March Break and PD Day camps. Contact ECFTA for details.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN @ ECFTA.CA OR BY CALLING 519-846-9698

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What’s On at the Grand Call the box office for tickets 519.787.1981 Fergus Grand Theatre | 244 St. Andrew St. W., Fergus

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Alice in Wonderland May 5 - 14

When The Lights Went Out April 8 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm

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Get involved at the Grand Call 519.846.9691 x201 Fergus Grand Theatre | 244 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus

Rental Information A part of the community since 1928, the Fergus Grand Theatre is rented out year-round to individuals and organizations who use the building to stage a variety of artistic, cultural, corporate, and charitbale events. New rental inquiries are always welcome, and staff are happy to assist with preparations for your event.

Volunteer with us! The Fergus Grand Theatre relies on a small but dedicated group of volunteers to provide theatregoers with a full range of audience services. Currently we are accepting applications for the following positions: • • •

Other Events Bill Culp Productions – Only Yesterday: A Carpenter’s Story April 29 Awards of Excellence Tuesday, May 16 Beach Boys Tribute Sunday, June 4 Ryan Joyce Saturday, October 14 The Mudmen Friday, November 17 New events are being added all the time check our website for the latest information.

Usher Consession Manager House Manager

Drop in and see us to pick up an application or visit the Volunteers page on our website. No experience necessary!

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Fitness Classes

Effective April 1

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Small Group Training is a simple and athletic program drawing from all four elements of fitness: cardio, strength, balance and flexibility

is an energetic cardio workout using the STEP to train fitness, agility, coordination and strength

These classes focus on creating movement skills and patterns that enhance the participant's ability to achieve their personal goals. Whether it's movement loaded with weights or utilizing your own body weight, these functional fitness classes use integrated full body movements to achieve results. Expect to work hard and have fun. Please note - these classes are held in the weight room

Ball Fit with LIanne Kaminski is an athletic mind-body program including fundamentals from yoga and pilates set to emotive music

is an explosive MMA cardio and strength workout

This class uses the stability ball, medicine balls and/or small Pilates type balls and dumbbells for a total body workout. Focus is placed upon strengthening your core musculature with a variety of exercises followed by an extra, long stretch for flexibility and relaxation

Spin with Wendy Armstrong is a dance-inspired fitness workout that draws on a variety of dance styles including club, urban and Latin

is a results driven strength training workout utilizing an adjustable barbell, weight plates, and body weight

is a thrilling cardio workout inspired by outdoor cycling

R30® will get you fitter and feeling better in only 30 minutes. It’s a cardio workout that is as easy as riding a bike.

Group Core® trains you like an athlete in 30 actionpacked minutes. A strong core, from your shoulders to your hips, will improve your athletic performance, help prevent back pain, and give you ripped abs!

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This energizing group cycling class will challenge your cardiovascular system, improve your stamina and increase the strength of your lower body. You'll cover all types of terrain in this class. PLEASE NOTE - Spin classes require preregistration and are not included in the monthly fees MONDAYS 9:15 am to 10:00 am Session 1: April 10 to June 26 10 classes $69.90 No class April 17 and May 22 Session 2: July 10 to August 21 6 classes $41.95 - No class Aug. 7 TUESDAYS 7:15 pm to 8:00 pm Session 1: April 11 to June 20 11 classes $76.89 Session 2: July 4 to August 22 8 classes $55.95 THURSDAYS 7:15 pm to 8:00 pm Session 1: April 13 to June 22 11 classes $76.89 Session 2: July 6 to August 24 8 classes $55.95 FRIDAYS 6:15 am to 7:00 am Session 1: April 21 to June 23 10 classes $69.90 - No class Apr. 14 Session 2: July 7 to August 25 8 classes $55.95

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Weight Room Hours Sunday - Friday: 6:00 am to 10:30 pm Saturday: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

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Large weight room facility Free weight room orientation Membership holds available Pro rated memberships Drop in available Personal Training available Showers and Saunas NEW: Security Access Card now included in membership

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Wendy Armstrong Certified Personal & Group Trainer, In home & gym training • Program Design • Nutrition/Weight Management • MORNING/WEEKEND/EVENING CLASSES available in: • TRX - Make your body your machine! • Pilates - Build strong, lean muscles from the inside out. Learn how to train your core muscles. • Circuit Training, great for all fitness levels • Speciality 2 hour Workshops • TABATA BOOTCAMP™ - 8 weeks to success!

Armstrong Fitness

FOR BETTER BALANCE IN HEALTH, WORK AND LIFE! DUMP YOUR RUMP 8 week fitness and nutrition program to assist you in getting stronger, more fit and toned to enjoy the summer!! Limited spots are available - program begins in April. Inquire now! TRX TOTAL BODY STRENGTH & TONE Thursday 9am, 4:30pm, 5:45pm. New Session April 5.

H.I.I.T. BODY BLAST Wednesday 7pm, Saturday 8am. New sessions March 25 & 29. Higher intensity, shorter duration, powerful results! Ignite your metabolism and keep burning caloreis for hours after your workout. PILATES/CORE & MORE Monday 7pm. New session March 27

PILATES - Tuesday 9am. New session March 28

OUTDOOR FITNESS

Begins in May. Please check website for details.

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Summer Sports Camp is coming to Centre Wellington! CW has a new summer sports camp at the Fergus Community Centre! Our program, for ages 6-13 runs the month of July from 9am - 4pm, Monday to Friday. Sports include basketball, floorball, badminton, soccer, volleyball, orienteering, archery, swimming and more! Session Dates

Week 1

July 10th - 14th

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July 17th - 21st

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July 24th - 28th

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July31st - Aug 4th

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• • • •

Delicious snacks provided twice daily! BBQ and theme day Fridays! 1 hour of before and after care provided free! Swimming every afternoon! Cost: $200(inclHST) per week

“Teaching character and physical literacy through sports and athletics.”

For registration and more details visit www.honeyharpsports.ca

IN HOME, STUDIO, GYM, POOL PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING (519) 820-0704 Email: heather.ennis@sympatico.ca

HEATHER ENNIS

Personal Fitness Consulting; Post Rehab Programs; Injury prevention programs; Water Therapy Programs; Core Conditioning Programs; Sport Specific Programs

Certified Personal Trainer (over 20 years experience)

Water Therapy programs Private & Group for arthritis, rehab & fitness (your pool or Sportsplex pool)

Aqua Rehab & Arthritis Aquafit Instructor Specialist

Knee & Hip Replacements

Pilates Post Rehab Specialist

Spring Pilates Classes for: Beginner/Intermediate/Advance

Call or Email to Register Private Physio Pilates - (may be covered under your extended Health Care)

Pilates Mat/Reformer & Movement Specialist

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Offering:

Private & Semi Private Pilates for Mat & Reformer Sessions Private Water OR Group Classes for Rehab, Arthritis & Aquafit Living Fit Helps: • Osteoporosis • Arthritis • Diabetes • Parkinson’s Disease • Stroke • Multiple Sclerosis • And many other medical conditions for better living Page 43


PONSONBY SOFTBALL All home games and practices held at Ponsonby Recreation Park. Located 5997 2nd Line E., Centre Wellington www.ponsonbysoftball.ca

Your 2017 Executive and Committees: President: Shirley Obergan Chairman: Steve Warmington Rec Co-ord.: Pat Kurtz Rentals/Tournaments/Registration

846-8113 831-7750 836-8466 846-8113 obergan3@gmail.com Registration: Joe Harris 827-1731 Betty Joe ponsonbyrecclub@gmail.com March 25, 10:00am - 12 noon Ponsonby School

WHAT TEAM IS MY CHILD ON? (as of Jan.1/17) COST? T-Ball 2011, 2013 (starts on May 29th, Mondays 6:30pm) Mites-3 Pitch-tba 2009 - 2010 - U8 Mondays Atom 2007-2008 - U10 Thursdays Squirt 2005-2006 - U12 Tuesdays Peewee 2003-2004 - U 14 (TBA) Thursdays

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As always the club is looking for volunteers helping with a variety of things at the park and with tournaments. Please contact Shirley Rentals - Book your tournament, family or company picnic now. obergan3@gmail.com

ONGOING FUNDRAISING - BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE Drop off at park when season starts up again.

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We are a travelling house league softball group that competes against small centres in and around Wellington County. Other centres could include Rockwood, Hillsburgh, Alma, Arthur, Drayton, Grand Valley, Mt. Forest etc. depending on their teams. Games start in mid May and ends with a yearend tournament early August at a local community. REGISTRATION: for Boys and Girls teams is ongoing please register early to avoid disappointment. Visit our website www.ponsonbysoftball.ca for registration form and details. Betty Jo is looking to add to our all girls divisions. Register March 25, 10:00am - 12 noon Ponsonby School. Pre season skills clinic at Ponsonby School mid March – end of April more details to follow after registration. ISA Umpire Clinic Saturday April 29, 2017; contact Carl Herder - 843-5819 HerderCarl@hotmail.com - CWDHS - Scotland Street Fergus. ISA Coaching Clinic to be held in April. Contact obergan3@gmail.com Date to be confirmed. May 26-28, 2017 Ponsonby Park is hosting - a mixed 3 pitch tourney weekend. All funds raised will go to replace the lights on A diamond. Competitive and family divisions, looking for 32 teams. Register early.... Contact John Cunningham at jjcunningham_13@hotmail.com June 23-24, 2017 - 3 Pitch tourney to raise funds for the Ponsonby Sting Men’s team and Fergus Ladies League contact kurtzjpjk@xplornet.com July 7-9, 2017 Tom Rider Memorial Men’s Fastpitch tourney - supporting Groves Memorial Hospital and park. August 11-13, 2017 ISA year end tournament. August 19-20, 2017 OASA Mites Provincial Championship.

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WHERE is Jack?

Purchasing a dog tag is every dog owners RESPONSIBILITY Every dog owner within the Township of Centre Wellington is required to obtain a dog tag by April 30, 2017 or within fifteen (15) days of becoming a dog owner.

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Each tag costs $40 if purchased before April 30, 2017 after May 1, 2017 the cost will be $50 each Purchasing a dog tag provides identification and safe return of your pet if they become lost. It also demonstrates caring and responsible dog ownership. Tags can be purchased online: centrewellington.ca/dogtag or in person at the Township Office 1 MacDonald Square, Elora The Off-Leash Dog Park on Glengarry Crescent in the north end of Fergus offers a beautiful, natural setting where dogs can interact freely, get quality exercise running off-leash, and develop their social skills. Park operations are fully funded by the Township of Centre Wellington. Dog owners, both Centre Wellington residents and those visiting the area, are welcome to use the park. Please clean up after your pets to keep our parks and streets clean. If your pet is missing or you have found a lost dog please contact the Guelph Humane Society at 519.824.3091

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Dr. Oren Levstein 701 Tower Street S., Fergus ON N1M 2R2 T: 519.787.8550 F: 519.787.0170 E: info@southtowervet.ca

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105 Queen Street West, Unit 14 Fergus, ON N1M 1S6

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The Old Post 39 Elora Street South Harriston, ON N0G 1Z0

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Nature Trails and Gardens Conference, Banquet and Wedding Facilities Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Sites

Workshops April: May: Warbler I and II Abstract Landscape Photography Introduction to Birds Sparrows Black & White Photography July:

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Further information on these workshops and others is available on our website.

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February / March Photography Pruning Gardening Fundamentals

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Summer • PD Days • March Break

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Beginners, Teens & Adults Special rates for seniors

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Canada Day Parade, Elora

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Garden plots available – call Sharon Barrett 519-846-8499 For more information contact: Dudley Foster 519-824-7867

E&SHS gratefully acknowledges assistance from Centre Wellington Twp. & UGDSB

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3 - 8 year olds

a good beginning never ends Village (Birth-18 mon) Our Time (18 mon-3 yrs) Imagine That (3-5 yrs)

Performance tudios 519.843.3517

Private Instruction Piano, Keyboard, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica, Ukelele, Drums, Bass, Recorder & Theory www.performancestudiosfergus.com performancestudiosfergus@gmail.com

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Have a Ball Playing Tennis! Lessons Group Play Fitness Team Events Drop-In Socials Family Fun www.FergusTennisClub.ca Official Community Partner

Life Changes, I can Help!

ClairE

• outside boat and RV parking • commercial and residential • various sized units • 24hrs a day, 7 days a week access • secured fenced lot • video surveillance • we accept Visa and Mastercard

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Sales Representative cell/text:

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“Let Kids Play” program in our community.

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Golden Triangle Realty Inc., Brokerage Independently Owned & Operated

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CENTRE WELLINGTON MINOR SOFTBALL CO-ED SOFTBALL FOR AGES 4 TO 4-EVER REGISTRATION DATE

TIMES

LOCATIONS

February 4, 2017 February 15, 2017 February 16, 2017 March 4, 2017 March 25, 2017 April 1, 2017

10am-2pm 6pm-8pm 6pm-8pm 10am-2pm 10am-2pm 10am-2pm

Fergus Arena Fergus Leisure Show Elora Leisure Show Fergus Arena Fergus Arena Fergus Arena LAST ONE!

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4-5 6-8 9-11 12-14 15-17 18+ 18+

June 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016 June 1, 2017

$35 $45 $70 $75 $85 $110 $70

CW Softball is introducing our Equal Opportunity Mentor Program (EOMP). This program pairs young girls with a mentor to engage and encourage them throughout the season. The number of girls in sports diminishes as they get older and CW Softball wants to change that by empowering its female players. Interested in becoming a Mentee or Mentor? Find out more information at www.cwsoftball.ca or email Michelle Belonzo, Program Lead at cwsoftballweb@gmail.com

For registration information please email Meghan at cwsoftballregistrar@gmail.com. For all other inquiries please email CWMSA at cwsoftball@hotmail.ca or visit our website for further contact information

* All registrations that we receive before March 1st, 2017 will be entered into a draw and one lucky player will receive their registration FREE!

WWW.CWSOFTBALL.CA www.centrewellington.ca

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p m Ca This series of one-week camps is designed and placed around various themes each week for ages 5 to 10 years. Activities include plenty of outdoor fun, active games, arts and crafts, tennis and swimming! Our ratio is 1:8. All staff have First Aid, CPR and have attended leadership training camp. For more information call 519. 846.9691 x 903 or visit our website at: www.centrewellington.ca parks@centrewellington.ca

Tennis Instruction and Swim Lessons that include Swim to Survive Skills Week 1: *July 4 to 7 Week 2: July 10 to 14 Week 3: July 17 to 21 Week 4: July 24 to 28 Week 5: July 31 to August 4 Week 6: *August 8 to 11 Week 7: August 14 to 18 Week 8: August 21 to 25 Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

5 day camp $169.40 *4 day camp $136.65

LEADER-IN-TRAINING PROGRAM: Are you interested in becoming a future day camp leader? DAY CAMP QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 13 years of age as of June 1, 2017. Applications are available at the CW Sportsplex, candidates will be required to attend an interview. This is a volunteer position and can be used towards your high school volunteer hours. Deadline to apply June 1, 2017. If you have any questions, call 846.9691 x 903 or email dsmith@centrewellington.ca

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There are 4 styles of Independent Suites each with a kitchenette and walk-in showers. Lower floor suites have a private patio. Upper floor suites feature a cathedral ceiling. The Suites offer apartment living with the added benefit of two meals served daily in our Independent Dining room, weekly housekeeping & laundry service as well as the added security of a nurse alert system

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VICTORIA PARK Seniors Centre SPRING and SUMMER 2017 Registration begins Wednesday, March 15, 2017

“All adults are welcome to register for any courses offered at the Seniors Centre”.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MOST PROGRAMS

HOW TO REGISTER In Person or Mail: 150 Albert Street West, Fergus, ON N1M 1X2

Telephone/Fax/ Website: T: 519.846.9691 x204 TF: 1.800.750.5023 x204 F: 519.787.2091 W: www.centrewellington.ca

Online: https://ca.apm. activecommunities.com/ centrewellington Please see pages 11 to 12 in this Guide for registration and refund policies and the registration form.

Note: Registrations that are dropped off in person, mailed or faxed prior to the first day of registration will be processed at the end of the first day of registration.

Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closure Dates: April 14 April 17 May 22 July 3 August 7 September 4

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Good Friday Easter Monday Victoria Day Canada Day Civic Holiday Labour Day

ABOUT VICTORIA PARK SENIORS CENTRE Victoria Park Seniors Centre provides a wide variety of recreational programs, bus trips, services and volunteer opportunities for older adults. Programs offered are tailored to individuals 55+; however all registered programs are open to all adults looking to stay active, develop new skills and friendships. Victoria Park Seniors Centre, which opened in June 1992, is a municipal recreation facility operated by the Parks and Recreation Department of the Township of Centre Wellington. Our goal is to support active, healthy lifestyles for older adults through an extensive range of recreational, educational, social and wellness programs. We invite you to drop by, take out a membership and experience the benefits of participating.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL REMINDER Membership renewals are due by June 1, 2017 for the new membership year.

MEMBERSHIP • $25.00 per person, includes HST • Membership year runs June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 • Available to anyone 55+ and a younger spouse/partner may join

Membership has its benefits: • Reduced enrolment fees • Access to 100+ weekly programs and services for seniors • Appointments at any clinic: foot care, blood pressure, reflexology, hearing, fitness assessments, fascial stretch, chair massage, coin and stamp appraisals, foot massage. • Vote at the Annual General Meeting • Opportunities to stay active and involved • Opportunities to volunteer • Meet new friends Note: Membership fees are nonrefundable. Once you have a valid membership, additional fees are required to participate in programs, special events, bus trips, etc.

WELCOME TOURS and INFORMATION New Members’ Talk and Tours are held the 2nd Monday of the month at the Centre (excluding July/August) to provide you with information on programs and services offered. Meet other new members, staff and volunteers. If you can’t attend one of the monthly information sessions, please call the Centre to schedule a tour at your convenience. Upcoming sessions: April 10, May 8 or June 12 at 10:00 am.

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ACTIVE LIVING and RETIREMENT SHOW

Friday, March 24 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Centre Wellington Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus Free admission Visit VPSC’s 10th annual one-day event and see the 50+ exhibitor booths for services available to older adults from a variety of organizations: health, financial, travel, recreation, support services, volunteering and more. Learn about opportunities for older adults in our community. Grab bags to the first 150 people. FREE: chair massages, fascial stretching, light refreshments, fitness classes, seminars and more. Schedule below. 10:15 am Chair Yoga 10:30 am Seminar: Aging Safely in the New Millennium 11:00 am Fun and Fit 11:45 am Move With Ease 11:45 am Seminar: Overview of Ontario’s Estate Administration Tax by the Ministry of Finance 11:45 am Seminar: Safe Travelling Tips 12:30 pm All Around Fitness 1:00 pm Seminar: Dementia Friendly Communities All day: Chair Massages All day: Fascial Stretching

VOLUNTEER WEEK APRIL 23 to 29 Volunteers are an integral part of the success and vibrancy of Victoria Park Seniors Centre. We sincerely thank all our volunteers for all that they give every day to the Centre. If you are interested in volunteering, please see the last page in this section for volunteer opportunities available or contact khall@centrewellington.ca 519.846.9691 x278.

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JUNE IS SENIORS’ MONTH & VICTORIA PARK SENIORS CENTRE’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY! Did you know that this year is Victoria Park Seniors Centre’s 25th Anniversary? As well, Seniors’ Month takes place every year in June across Ontario, a time to celebrate and honour seniors and the contributions they make every day in communities across the province. Take part in the many celebration events held in June at Victoria Park Seniors Centre including: June 5 25th Anniversary & Seniors’ Month Celebration June 10 Spring Swing (Elora Legion) June 14 25th Anniversary Lunch June 19 Poker Walk June 21 Seniors $5 BBQ Lunch June 27 Strawberry Social

VPSC ADVISORY BOARD Victoria Park Seniors Centre is run by a volunteer Advisory Board comprised of seven elected VPSC members and one appointed TCW Council Representative. The Advisory Board acts as a liaison between seniors and the Township of Centre Wellington, and works with the Parks and Recreation Department to provide quality recreational opportunities for older adults. Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 am. All members are welcome to attend.

VPSC PROGRAM COMMITTEE This volunteer committee organizes special events and fundraisers for the Centre. Meets the first Monday of the month at 10:15 am. Interested in providing input into programs and special events for older adults? This committee is always looking for new ideas and volunteers to help.

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Pre-registration is required for all programs unless specified as a drop-in activity group. Course fees include HST. Complete payment must be received upon registration. Cash, cheque, debit, credit, over the phone by credit card or online. https://ca.apm.active communities.com/ centrewellington Cheques payable to: Township of Centre Wellington. Not a member? Not yet 55? You are still welcome to register for any program. A non-member fee will apply.

DROP-IN ACTIVITY GROUPS New participants are always welcome to take part in the following drop-in activities, usually offered on an ongoing basis. Pre-registration not necessary but you may want to contact convenors listed as some groups require prior organization of players. Drop-in fee: $1 member or $2 non-member unless otherwise stated. Attend any activity for free on your first visit. Have an idea for a new activity? Contact the Centre. • Art Drop-in Group Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm. Bring any type of art or hobby you would like to work on. Note: This is not an instructional class. Contact the Centre for more information. • Bid Euchre Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. Convenor: Andrea Corner 519.843.7406. Learn to Play Bid Euchre classes are scheduled the last Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am at the Centre. Call the Centre to pre-register for a session.

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• Billiards, Snooker and Pool Two billiards tables available Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Ladies Only Tuesday afternoons. Centre also open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Annual billiards membership June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018 is $50. You must be a current member of the Centre to obtain a billiards membership. Alternatively, members can pay the drop-in fee of 25¢ per game or $1.25 for nonmembers. Contact: Ted Haines 519.843.4408. Inquire about a Learn to Play Session with our volunteer instructor. • Billiards: Ladies Afternoon Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 pm. Contact the Centre if you would like to join or want to learn how to play. • Bingo Join this fun group held on Thursdays at 1:00 pm. Contact the Centre for more information. • Book Club: Books Anon First Friday of the month at 11:00 am to discuss the book of the month. Join in interesting discussions. Reading list based on group input. Contact the Centre for book titles chosen. Convenor: Jennifer Cox 519.843.6898. Start anytime. • Bridge Duplicate Bridge: Mondays at 7:00 pm including holiday Mondays. $3 drop-in fee members or $4 nonmembers. Convenor: Don McNiven 519.843.1361. Contract Bridge: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Convenor: Fiore Guido 519.780.5450. Group is looking for more players. Duplicate Bridge: Wednesdays at 1:00 pm. No charge if you attend the Wednesday Lunch. Convenor: Leone Masson 519.843.2044. Social Bridge: Thursdays at 1:00 pm. Convenor: Jean Holman 519.843.2004. NOTE: We offer Bridge Lessons. Contact the Centre for more information.

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• Bunka Artistry Tuesdays at 9:30 am. Drop-in for this weekly creative, social group. Work on your project at your own pace. See what this fun handicraft is all about. • Canasta Canasta is a matching card game to create melds of cards of the same rank, then go out by playing or discarding all the cards in your hand. Mondays at 9:30 am including holiday Mondays. We can teach you. Contact: Donna Wagenaar 519.843.4754 or Marg Hamilton 519.846.8799. • Carpet Bowling Fridays at 1:00 pm. Gentle exercise and fun. We can teach you. Contact: Bill Beuman 519.509.2007. • Chess: Daytime NEW Join us weekly for a fun and challenging time playing chess on Tuesdays 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Drop-in. All welcome. Contact the Centre for Learn to Play Chess classes. Convenor: Brian Cameron, email: mister.snookums@gmail.com. • Chess: Evening Join us for a friendly game Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm and for the summer months, 6:30 pm. Group is looking for more players. New to the game? We will teach you. Start anytime. Please contact convenor: Louie David 519.843.4445 or louiedavid@netscape.ca prior to your first visit. All ages are welcome. • Choir and Ukulele Band: The Melody Makers This talented group practices Mondays at 2:00 pm. Join us if you love to sing or play an instrument. The Ukulele Band also meets Fridays at 1:00 pm. See “Ukulele Band” for more information. Convenor: Morven McCorquodale 519.843.5066. • Conversation en français Tuesdays, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Venez au centre pour parler en français pendant une heure.

Rencontrez des autres qui aimeraient bavarder et discuter les sujets variés. Volunteer convenor: Michelle Roy mi_ch_roy@hotmail.com. • Craft Group Wednesdays at 1:00 pm. Crafts made by the group are sold in the Centre’s Craft Shop year-round and at the Annual Fall Bazaar, held the first Saturday in November. All proceeds support the Centre. Newcomers welcome. No cost. Convenors: Diane Thompson 519.787.4179 and June Wallsten 519.787.0496. • Cribbage Fridays at 9:30 am. New players welcome and we can teach you how to play. Convenor: Marlene Dowdall 519.843.3907. • Crokinole Wednesdays at 10:00 am. We can teach you how to play. Crokinole cues available. Contact Donna Wagenaar 519.843.4754 or simply drop-in. • Cycling Group Group meets Wednesdays at 9:30 am beginning in May at different trails each week. Contact convenor Larry 519.843.4169 for where the group will be meeting each week. • Darts Thursday mornings at 10:00 am. We can teach you how to play and darts are available for those who do not have their own. Convenor: John Parkinson 519.787.8038. • Drama Group This fun group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 pm when they are preparing for their spring and fall performances. Convenor: Wendy Barrett 519.323.6017. • Euchre Wednesday Afternoons at 1:00 pm. No charge if you attend the Wednesday Lunch. Contact Donna Wagenaar 519.843.4754. Thursday Evenings at 7:30 pm. Convenors: Marg Hamilton and Paul Nielsen 519.846.8799.

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• Genealogy Tuesdays at 12:30 pm. Bring your family history project to work on. Convenor: Margaret McCarney 519.846.0770. • Guitar Join our guitar group: “The Country Classics” on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 pm and bring an acoustic six-string guitar. Some basic guitar knowledge and chording is required. Volunteer instructor: Al Soligo 226.383.6216. • Hand and Foot Card Game Join us for this fun card game held Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. Contact: Karen Lindsay 519.843.3267 or Bernadette Geauvreau 519.843.7948. • Line Dancing Wednesdays afternoons from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Come out for fun and exercise. Convenors: Anne and Ron Davidson. • Mah Jong Fridays at 9:30 am. A game of Chinese origin, played with small, attractive tiles. Both American and Chinese versions played. Not a serious group (yet). Beginners welcome. • Movie Afternoon and Ice Cream Sundaes Fridays at 1:00 pm we show great movies on a large screen. $2 member or $3 non-member to cover cost of refreshments (a build-yourown ice cream sundae after the show). Pick up the movie titles and description handout from the Centre. Movies subject to change based on availability. Note: Movies cancelled March 24, April 14, May 12, May 19, and August 18. • Musical Afternoon Summer Drop-in We need musicians and singers for a summertime weekly drop-in musical afternoon. Join us if you love to sing or play an instrument. Includes classic country songs. Begins:

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Monday, July 10 at 1:15 pm for the summer. Contact Ken McCorquodale 519-843-5066. No cost. • Pickleball Combination of tennis, ping pong and badminton played on a badminton court with a 3 foot high net, lightweight paddles and plastic ball. Game is about shot placement and game strategy, not power or strength. We will teach you. Held at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex. Contact convenor: David Oxley 519.829.1806. • Poker Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm. We can teach you if you don’t know how to play. Contact convenor: David Pero 519.993.0324. • Quilting Group All are welcome. Group meets Mondays at 1:00 pm. No cost. Quilts made by the group are sold in the Centre’s Craft Shop yearround. All proceeds support the Centre. Contact Diane Thompson 519.787.4179 or June Wallsten 519.787.0496. • Rug-Hooking: Traditional Monday afternoons at 1:00 pm. All are invited to come for a creative, social afternoon. Newcomers welcome. Contact the Centre. • Scrabble Enjoy friendly competition and fun, held Thursdays at 1:30 pm. Group welcomes new players. Let us know if you prefer another day as the group is willing to change when they meet. Convenor: Pamela 519-846.0930. • Shuffleboard Join us for fun, friendship and gentle exercise. Held on Mondays and Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. Beginners welcome. We will teach you the game. Monday Convenor: Blanche Todd 519.846.2294. Tuesday Convenor: Mary Barber 519.787.0232.

• Song Circle for String Players NEW Come bring a few of your favourite songs along with your accompanying guitar, ukulele, banjo, autoharp. If interested, please contact the Centre. Details to follow if sufficient interest. • Spinning and Weaving We are looking to start up a weekly group. If interested, please contact the Centre. • Table Tennis It’s fun, non-competitive play and exercise in disguise. Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm. We will teach you! All equipment supplied. Contact convenor: Kathy Lund 226.383.7470. • Tap Dancing Thursdays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am and Wednesdays 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Join this fun group. There are tap shoes to borrow or bring your own. We are looking for more tap shoes. Beginners welcome. Contact the Centre prior to your first visit. • Ukulele Band: Melody Makers Join us twice a week on Mondays at 2:00 pm (with the Choir) and Fridays at 1:00 pm. No musical experience needed. Will teach any beginner. Bring your own ukulele. Contact Ken McCorquodale 519.843.5066. • Walking Monday to Friday Mornings at 8:30 am meeting at the track in Victoria Park; depending on weather and track conditions. No cost. All welcome. Walking poles available for use. Contact: Donna Wagenaar 519.843.4754. Monday afternoons at 1:30 pm including holiday Mondays; meeting at the Centre to explore a different area each week. No cost. All walking levels welcome. NOTE: Refer to Fitness Section of this Guide for more walking and fitness opportunities.

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• Walking on the Trails NEW While the cycling group waits for spring, they decided they would walk the trails during the winter months on Wednesdays at 9:30 am. All welcome. Contact convenor Larry 519.843.4169 for where the group will be meeting and what trails they will walk. • Weight Management Support Group Friendly, weekly support group with confidential weigh-ins, recipe sharing, cooking suggestions and exercise ideas. Join us if you want to lose weight or maintain your current weight. Wednesdays at 9:15 am. Convenor: Helen Marucci 519.843.5570 • Wii Bowling Tuesdays at 1:30 pm. Gentle exercise, improves strength, balance, coordination and it is fun! Easy to do and requires no previous experience. Can be played seated in a chair. • Wood Carving Wednesdays at 1:00 pm to learn and share knowledge. Bring your own carving tools. $3 drop-in fee. For Centre members only. Includes wood. Instructor: Paul Spedaliere 519.787.2593.

CENTRE SERVICES Weekly Wednesday Lunch Wednesdays at 12:00 noon. Includes: main course, vegetable, roll, salad or juice, dessert, tea and coffee. Meet old friends or make new ones while enjoying a delicious lunch. Stay for a social afternoon of euchre, bridge or crafts (no charge for these activities if you come for lunch). Also woodcarving or billiards (small drop-in fee applies). Full menus listed in monthly calendar. Reservations recommended as space is limited. We also host homemade fund-raising lunches and BBQ’s organized by the Centre’s Program Committee.

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Garden Fresh Box A non-profit, affordable fresh produce buying service supporting local farmers. Organized by the Guelph Community Health Centre. Box content changes monthly depending on seasonal produce. To order, contact VPSC. Pay by the first Friday of the month. Pick up order on the third Wednesday at VPSC between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Bring grocery bags. Program runs year round. $20 large box or $15 small box. Cash only. New online ordering option for this service. Go to www.gardenfreshbox.ca for details. Monthly Order Deadlines: April 7, May 5, June 9, July 7, and August 4. Crafts for Sale Visit our lovely Craft Shop full of beautiful handmade items, made by our talented Craft and Quilting Group volunteers. Wonderful homemade crafts and collectibles, including baby clothing, knitted sets, quilts, blankets, sweaters, hats, mitts, scarves, and more. Available for sale year round. Gift certificates available. All proceeds support VPSC. Monthly Email Update with Monthly Calendar We send monthly emails to keep you up-to-date on what is happening at VPSC. It includes the monthly calendar. To receive this please email khall@centrewellington.ca or pick up a copy of the monthly calendar at the Centre. Day-to-day programs, bus trips, special events, clinics and lunch menus are listed. Also available on the website www.centrewellington.ca. Library, Newspapers, Puzzles, Coffee and Information Check out our collection of lending library books stocked by your generous donations. Come for coffee and browse through newspapers including the Toronto Star. We accept donations of current magazines for our coffee table. We have a variety of magazine subscriptions generously

donated by Ward Hearing. Jigsaw puzzles are available to borrow or buy or try your hand at the on-going jigsaw puzzle. Help yourself to any of the information pamphlets and government publications on a range of topics of interest to older adults. Volunteer Opportunities There are a number of volunteer positions available: kitchen, foot clinics, special events, food preparation, activity leaders, committee volunteers. Share your expertise. We are always looking for innovative programming ideas and instructors to lead them. Volunteers who enjoy cooking are needed to help with our fundraising homemade lunches and special events. For more volunteering information contact Kelly at khall@centrewellington.ca or 519.846.9691 x278.

WELLNESS CLINICS Blood Pressure Clinics FREE. Held the first Wednesday of the month from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Centre. A Registered Nurse will be on site to check your blood pressure and provide information. No appointment needed. Simply drop in. Thanks to Heritage River Retirement Residence for sponsoring this program. Clinic Dates: April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, and August 2. Chair Massage Clinic Join specialized certified practitioner, Christine Brown, for a relaxing 10-minute chair massage. Reduce tension, stress, headaches, stiff necks, backaches, increase circulation. No removal of clothes and no lotions used. Call the Centre to book your appointment available the second and fourth Wednesday mornings 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Cost: $10 cash only.

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NOTE: Free chair massages available Friday, March 24, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at our Annual Active Living and Retirement Show held at the CW Sportsplex. Clinic Dates: April 12, April 26, May 10, May 24 June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, August 9, August 23 Foot Care Clinics Have your feet assessed by a Registered Practical Nurse, certified in Advanced and Diabetic Foot Care. Includes cutting and filing toenails, reduction of corns and calluses, moisturizing skin. Cost: $25 cash only. Call VPSC to book appointment. Bring a small towel. Veterans welcome, bring your Veterans Affairs card. Allow 24 hours if cancelling an appointment to give time to consult the waiting list. Tuesdays and NEW: Two Fridays a month 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Fascial Stretch Therapy (Private Stretch Therapy) A system of table based stretching that focuses on the fascia (connective tissue surrounding muscles and organs) and joint capsule. Benefits of stretching can include: improved posture, anti-aging, reduced risk of injuries, reduced pain, improved strength and decreased stress. Book your one-onone session and feel the difference. Service provided by Fascial Stretch Therapist, Kelly Offer. Half Hour $35 member, $40 non-member. Full Hour $60 member, $75 non-member. Call the Centre to book your appointment or koffer@trainingbodies.com. Cash or cheque. NOTE: Try this service for free by appt. on Friday, March 24 from 10:00 to 2:00 pm at our Annual Active Living and Retirement Show held at the CW Sportsplex.

Fitness Assessments Every body is unique. Working one-on-one we will discover what exercises work best with your body. Whether you are trying to lose weight, suffer from chronic pain, have less than ideal posture or just want to find out what exercises you should and should not do. Will also help guide you in choosing fitness programs offered at the Centre. Service provided by Certified Personal Trainer, Kelly Offer. Half Hour $35 member, $40 non-member. Full Hour $60 member, $75 non-member. Call the Centre to book your appointment or koffer@ trainingbodies.com. Cash or cheque. Hearing Clinics and Seminars: Presented by the Canadian Hearing Society • Hearing Screening Clinics March 31 or August 4: Has your hearing changed? Meet one-on one with a Canadian Hearing Society Hearing Care Counsellor. Or if you wear hearing aids, discuss questions about your aids. Book your 30 minute appointment at VPSC. FREE. • Hearing Workshop: My Hearing is not as Good as it Used to Be, Now What Do I Do? April 28 or August 11, 9:00 am-12:30 pm. $5 (fee donated to CHS). Reflexology Deeply relaxing, reflexology works the reflex points in the feet that relate to different organs and areas of your body. Circulation is improved to facilitate balance within the body. Leave feeling relaxed and yet with a renewed energy. Service provided by Certified Reflexologist: Beryl Legacy. $30 for 30 minutes. Call VPSC to book your appointment. Held on Mondays, 10:00am to 3:00pm 20/20 Foot Massage NEW 20 minutes for $20. Sit back and enjoy a warm oil foot massage using Swedish massage along with

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reflexology techniques. Meant for relaxation and increased circulation, your feet will thank you! Service provided by Certified Reflexologist: Karen Murtagh. Call VPSC to book your appointment. Wednesdays, 12:30pm to 2:30pm

BUS TRIPS We are always in the process of organizing new bus trips. Contact VPSC for updates. Register early to avoid disappointment of a sold-out or cancelled trip. We need a minimum number registered, up to 4 weeks in advance, depending on venue. All trips depart from and return to VPSC on a luxury coach equipped with a washroom. Return times approximate, depending on weather and traffic. NOTE: Those who require special assistance of any kind are responsible for arranging an escort to assist them. Our Travel Escort Volunteer cannot provide special care or one-on-one assistance. All trips include luxury coach transportation, driver gratuity, and HST. St. Patrick’s Day Kitchen Party Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day performance at the Showplace Dinner Theatre in Kitchener including a buffet lunch. This high-energy show will have you singing, laughing and tapping your feet as you experience the intimacy and fun of a kitchen party. Featuring the Celts and other musical guests as well as Irish Dancers. Stop at Picard Peanuts, also Block Three Brewing Company for tastings after the show. Depart 10:30 am, return 5:30 pm. Friday, March 17 $98 member, $108 non-member Ripley’s Aquarium Due to overwhelming response, we have booked another trip to see Ripley’s Aquarium in downtown Toronto, depicting marine and freshwater habitats from around the world. View over 16,000 animals, including sharks, jellies, rays, and

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green sea turtles. Lunch at the HotHouse Restaurant. Depart 9:30 am, return 5:30 pm. Thursday, April 13 $89 member, $99 non-member

at 1:00 pm, return time 9:30 pm (approximate, depending how long games goes). Lunch not included. Thursday, August 17 $98 member, $108 non-member

Wild Magic Lunch and Show Scenic drive through Niagara along the escarpment for incredible views of wineries and orchards. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and the performance at the Greg Frewin Theatre in Niagara Falls. As one of the world’s premier magicians, Greg Frewin brings a little bit of Las Vegas to the Falls with his dazzling magic show. Experience the mystery and art of illusion, featuring real tigers. Depart 9:00 am, return 5:00 pm. Wednesday, May 3 $88 member, $98 non-member

Fall Cranberry Colour Cruise Includes the cruise and a delicious roast turkey lunch with all the trimmings on board the Segwun. A guided tour of the Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre and Bog to Bottle Tour at Johnston’s Cranberry Marsh. Depart 7:15 am, return 7:30 pm. Thursday, September 28 $116 member, $126 non-member

Made in Canada: The Musical Famous People Players Celebrate Canada’s 150th with us! Enjoy a wonderful performance that takes you on a musical journey from province to province. Don’t miss this all Canadian production. Includes a delicious lunch. Depart 10:00 am, return 4:30 pm. Thursday, June 15 $105 member, $115 non-member Grand River Luncheon Cruise Begin your day in “The Landing” with complimentary coffee and muffin and shopping in Big Creek Bakery and Crafts. An interesting audiovisual presentation about the Grand River, followed by live music show featuring “The Blazing Fiddles”. Then a 3 hour cruise with informative commentary and a delicious 3-course roast beef lunch, with complimentary refreshments again on your return. Depart 9:30 am, return 5:30 pm. Thursday, July 6 $87 member, $97 non-member Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Spend a day at the Rogers Centre and enjoy a matinee baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays. Depart

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Medieval Times Come along for a day of medieval fun in Toronto. Experience all the chivalry, rivalry, revelry of medieval times: knights, jousting, horsemanship, falconry with all the colour and action of medieval times including a 4-course meal served in a castle-like setting. Depart 2:00 pm, return 8:15 pm. Saturday, October 28 $92 member, $102 non-member Carmen’s Christmas Enjoy lunch and a matinee Christmas performance at Carmen’s. Visit Denninger’s Foods of the world with time to shop for fresh produce and gourmet foods. Enjoy a scenic drive along Burlington Harbour to view the festive lights display. Contact the Centre for more information. November Merry Christmas Tree Farm Enjoy lunch at Erie Beach Hotel and tour the Merry Christmas Tree Farm. Enjoy a scenic drive to view the spectacular Simcoe Panorama of Lights display. Contact the Centre for more information. December

FITNESS CLASSES Fitness Class Information 1) All participants must complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (Par-Q) to guide your participation and assist instructors in monitoring your progress. Those with certain medical conditions need to fill out a PARmed-X form in consultation with their doctor. Forms available at registration. Valid for one year. 2) It is recommended that your physician be consulted prior to the start of any activity. 3) Attend another fitness class within the same session to make up a missed class (space permitting excluding Evening Pilates). 4) Due to allergies, avoid wearing scents to class. 5) Bring indoor running shoes. 6) Our fitness instructors make every effort to modify exercises to suit individual needs. However, please find a class suitable for your physical needs rather than simply a convenient time. If unsure, consult with our fitness instructors. 7) All equipment supplied except yoga mats. FITNESS DISCOUNT: • Take 2 different registered Fitness, Yoga, Tai Chi, or Dance courses per week per person per session and save $5. • Take 3 (see above) per week per person per session and save $10. Exclusions: Bone Fit, Beginner Fitness, Tap, Pilates for MS and Parkinson’s. FITNESS SERVICES: 1) Private Fitness Assessments 2) Fascial Stretch Therapy Refer to the Wellness Section. FITNESS DEMO DAY: FREE Friday, March 24 Held at the CW Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus Visit VPSC’s Annual Active Living and

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Retirement Show at the Sportsplex to sample a variety of fitness programs. Participate in fitness classes, meet instructors and learn about the many fitness opportunities available to seniors. Schedule below. Thanks to our fitness instructors: Jill Davey, Wendy Armstrong, Lianne Kaminski and Glenda Rose. 10:15 Chair Yoga 11:00 Fun and Fit 11:45 Move With Ease 12:30 All Around Fitness All day: Fascial Stretch Therapy All day: Chair Massage Strength Training An intermediate level class for those wishing to increase strength, balance and flexibility. All equipment supplied. Instructor: Lianne Kaminski (Mon), Glenda Rose (Tues, Thurs), Wendy Armstrong (Thurs), Denise Boyd (Fri). No class April 14, 17, May 5, 22, July 3, August, 4, 7, 17 (9:30 am), 25. Note: New Friday class. Mondays, 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm April 3 to June 26, 11 classes $60.50 member, $71.50 non-member Mondays, 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm July 10 to August 28, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 10:15 am April 4 to June 27, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 10:15 am July 4 to August 29, 9 classes $49.50 member, $58.50 non-member Thursdays, 9:30 am to 10:15 am April 6 to June 29, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Thursdays, 9:30 am to 10:15 am July 6 to August 24, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member

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Thursdays, 10:30 am to 11:15 am April 6 to June 22, 12 classes $66.00 member, $78.00 non-member Thursdays, 10:30 am to 11:15 am July 6 to August 24, 8 classes $44.00 member, $52.00 non-member Friday, 11:00 am to 11:45 am NEW April 7 to June 30, 11 classes $60.50 member, $71.50 non-member Friday, 11:00 am to 11:45 am NEW July 7 to September 1, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member Move with Ease Do you notice that your body is stiffer and less flexible? This class is designed for those who want to increase flexibility and move with more ease during daily activities. We will use chairs, mats and various other tools to assist with stretching. No pain, all gain. Instructor: Lianne (Mon), Wendy (Thurs). No class April 17, May 22, July 3, August 7. Note: Free demo class held Friday, March 24 at 11:45am at our Annual Active Living and Retirement show held at the CW Sportsplex. Mondays, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm April 3 to June 26, 11 classes $60.50 member, $71.50 non-member Mondays, 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm July 10 to August 28, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member Thursdays, 11:30 am to 12:15 pm April 6 to June 22, 12 classes $66.00 member, $78.00 non-member Thursdays, 11:30 am to 12:15 pm July 6 to August 24, 8 classes $44.00 member, $52.00 non-member

Bone Fit Exercise program developed by Osteoporosis Canada and designed specifically for adults 50+ to help achieve good bone health and reduce risk of developing osteoporosis. Instructor Denise Boyd will guide you through exercises and provide information to help maintain bone strength and prevent bone loss. Course fee partially offset with the assistance of a grant. No class April 17, May 22, July 3, August 7. Mondays, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm April 3 to June 26, 11 classes $22 member, $33 non-member Mondays, 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm April 3 to June 26, 11 classes $22 member, $33 non-member Mondays, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm July 10 to August 28, 7 classes $14 member, $21 non-member Mondays, 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm July 10 to August 28, 7 classes $14 member, $21 non-member Low Impact Intervals An advanced level, moderate to high intensity class for those with good mobility. We will alternate intervals of low impact cardio with strength training. Participants should be able to get up and down from the floor unassisted. Instructor: Glenda Rose. Tuesdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am April 4 to June 27, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Tuesdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am July 4 to August 29, 9 classes $49.50 member, $58.50 non-member Pilates for Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis This class is taught with consideration for those with reduced bone density and those who have osteoporosis or osteoarthritis. While most of the exercises will be performed standing, we will venture down for some mat work occasionally. Instructor: Wendy

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Armstrong. Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 11:15 am April 4 to June 20, 12 classes $66.00 member, $78.00 non-member Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 11:15 am July 4 to August 22, 8 classes $44.00 member, $52.00 non-member Post Rehab: Mobility and Stability Gentle range of motion exercises for flexibility and gentle strengthening exercises for stability. Small class size for more individual attention. Instructor: Wendy Armstrong. Class size limited to 6 participants. Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 12:15 pm April 4 to June 20, 12 classes $78.00 member, $90.00 non-member Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 12:15 pm July 4 to August 22, 8 classes $52.00 member, $60.00 non-member Beginner Fitness Class This low impact beginner level class will focus on dynamic movement while introducing full body exercises. Perfect for those new to fitness. Instructor: Dr. Phil Lemire, Chiropractor with Optimum Integrative Health Centre. A weekly donation to the Seniors Centre will be accepted at the door. Pre-register. Tuesdays, 11:45 am to 12:30 pm April 18 to June 20, 10 classes Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fitness: Core Basics The focus of this class is to strengthen and condition the abs and back. Strength, flexibility and balance training will round out the program. Instructor: Glenda Rose. Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 9:45 am April 5 to June 28, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Wednesdays, 9:00 am to 9:45 am July 5 to August 30, 9 classes $49.50 member,

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$58.50 non-member All Around Fitness This beginner to intermediate level class includes cardiovascular fitness, strength and endurance, balance and flexibility. A variety of equipment will be used including stability balls. Instructor: Glenda Rose. Note: Free demo class held Friday, March 24 at 12:30 pm at our Annual Active Living and Retirement Show held at the CW Sportsplex. Wednesdays, 9:50 am to 10:35 am April 5 to June 28, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Wednesdays, 9:50 am to 10:35 am July 5 to August 30, 9 classes $49.50 member, $58.50 non-member FREE Trial Class: Pilates A chance to try out this class. Instructor: Kelly Offer. Pre-register. Wednesday, April 5 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Pilates Beginner/Intermediate NEW Progressing some of the beginner exercises and reinforcing the fundamental moves for a full body conditioning class. See improvements in core strength, mobility and flexibility. No previous experience required. Mats and props supplied. Instructor: Kelly Offer. No class April 17, May 22, July 3, August 7. Mondays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm April 10 to June 26, 10 classes $140 member, $150 non-member Mondays, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm July 10 to August 28, 7 classes $98 member, $105 non-member Pilates Fundamentals In this beginner class we will cover the basics of Pilates, waking up the core stabilizing mechanisms as well as the basic body movements: squat,

lunge, push, pull, twist, bend, gait. No previous experience required. Mats and props supplied. Instructor: Kelly Offer. Wednesdays, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm April 12 to June 28, 12 classes $168 member, $180 non-member Wednesdays, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm July 12 to August 30, 8 classes $112 member, $120 non-member Pilates for Performance In this intermediate to advanced level class we will incorporate the fundamentals and progress into full body, compound movements involving the basic patterns of: squat, lunge, push, pull, twist, bend and gait. Everything you need for your daily activities and sports performance. Mats and props provided. Instructor: Kelly Offer. Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm April 12 to June 28, 12 classes $168 member, $180 non-member Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm July 12 to August 30, 8 classes $112 member, $120 non-member Power & Strength An advanced level program designed for the active adult. Participants must be able to get up and down from the floor unassisted. Use of various pieces of equipment to increase your current level of fitness to above average. Instructor: Glenda Rose. No class August 17. Thursdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am April 6 to June 29, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Thursdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am July 6 to August 24, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member Fun and Fit Fun, energizing exercises and games for the actively aging adult! Minimal equipment used, maximizing your own body weight for resistance for

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a total body workout. Must have good mobility and be able to get up and down from the floor. Instructor: Lianne Kaminski. Note: Free demo class held Friday, March 24 at 11:00 am at our Annual Active Living and Retirement Show held at the CW Sportsplex. Thursdays, 10:45 am to 11:30 am April 6 to June 22, 12 classes $66 member, $78 non-member Low Impact Cardio and Muscle An intermediate to advanced level, moderate to high intensity class for those with good mobility. Approximately 20 minutes cardio, 15 minutes of muscle and a stretch at the end. Instructor: Glenda Rose. No class August 18. Fridays, 9:00 am to 9:45 am April 7 to June 30, 13 classes $71.50 member, $84.50 non-member Fridays, 9:00 am to 9:45 am July 7 to August 25, 7 classes $38.50 member, $45.50 non-member Drop-in Fitness Opportunities at the Centre: Cycling Group: Wednesdays 9:30 am Walking Groups: Mondays 1:30 pm 9:00 am on the Track Line Dancing: Wednesdays 3:00 pm Tap Dancing: Wednesday, Thursday

YOGA, MEDITATION, TAI CHI Yoga for Relaxation This class helps you unwind from your day with a focus on relaxation. Classes include warm-ups, standing and floor postures. A moderate class with modifications and choices for deepening poses will be offered. Instructor: Jill Davey. Bring yoga mat. No class May 1 or May 22. Mondays, 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm April 3 to June 19, 10 classes $80 member, $85 non-member

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Deepening Dharma Vipassana Meditation class for students that have completed at least one Meditation for Beginners series with Jill. Chairs available for sitting. Instructor: Jill Davey. NOTE: If you are new to this class, please contact the instructor prior to registration. No class May 3 or May 24. jill@riversoundretreat.com Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 11:00 am April 5 to June 21, 10 classes $85 member, $90 non-member Meditation Cultivate the ability to wake up to life as it is unfolding. Foster greater clarity, skillfulness and peace of mind by awakening to present moment awareness. Experience the support of like-minded community as you begin or deepen your practice. There will be time for instructions, practice and questions. Please bring a journal or notebook to class. Suitable for experienced meditators. Instructor: Jill Davey. NOTE: If you are new to this class, please contact the instructor prior to registration. No class May 3 or May 24. jill@riversoundretreat.com Wednesdays, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm April 5 to June 21, 10 classes $85 member, $90 non-member Chair Yoga With the use of the chair for seated and standing postures, we will explore Hatha Yoga postures. Without the need to come to the floor, we can build strength and increase our flexibility. Yoga mat required. Instructor: Jill Davey (Thursday), Karen Murtagh (Monday). No class May 4, May 22 or May 25. Note: Free demo class held Friday, March 24 at 10:15 am at our Annual Active Living and Retirement Show held at the CW Sportsplex. Thursdays, 9:30 am to 10:30 am April 6 to June 22, 10 classes $65 member, $70 non-member Mondays, 9:15 am to 10:15 am NEW May 1 to July 31, 12 classes

$78 member, $84 non-member Yoga Fundamentals This moderate class incorporates lying, seated, kneeling and standing postures. Sun salutations will be done with a chair. Explore opening, breathing, stretching and strengthening in the context of mindfulness, community and joy. Instructor: Jill Davey. Yoga mat required. No class May 4 or May 25. Thursdays, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm April 6 to June 22, 10 classes $85 member, $90 non-member Tai Chi This slow-moving, meditative and gentle exercise helps restore and maintain fitness and flexibility. This non-strenuous introductory class is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Instructor: Christina Graf. Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 10:30 am April 18 to June 27, 11 classes $60.50 member, $71.50 non-member Intermediate Slow Style Yoga Slow down and breathe (no exclamation marks whatsoever). Revving up is ok if that is truly what you need BUT many of us really need a chance to slow down, pause and feel centered. This class is for that. Must be able to get up and down from the floor. Bring a yoga mat. Instructor: Karen Murtagh. www. karenmurtagh.ca. No class May 22, July 3. Mondays, 10:35 am to 12:05 pm May 1 to July 31, 12 classes $102 member, $108 non-member Wednesdays, 9:35 am to 10:35 am May 3 to August 2, 14 classes $91 member, $98 non-member Yoga for Healthy Joints Seated on a chair, we do a yoga routine specifically targeting joint mobility while increasing overall flexibility and strength. Ideal for those both new to yoga as well as experienced yoga practitioners who

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want a more focused practice. We do the class mostly seated but also include some standing postures with the aid of the chair. Bring yoga mat. Instructor: Karen Murtagh. www.karenmurtagh.ca. Wednesdays, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm May 3 to August 2, 14 classes $91 member, $98 non-member

DANCE FITNESS Belly Dance This fun beginner course covers four styles of dance: Oriental, Folklore, Fusion and Tribal. Come comfortably dressed. Instructor: Lise Stewart. No class May 22, July 3, August 7. Mondays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am April 24 to June 5, 6 classes $39 member, $45 non-member Mondays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am June 12 to July 24, 6 classes $39 member, $45 non-member Mondays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am July 31 to August 28, 4 classes $26 member, $30 non-member Zumba Gold/Zumba Gold-Toning A combination of two amazing programs. Groove to invigorating, latin dance songs to increase your heart rate, and then focus on muscle conditioning using maracalike toning sticks. Instructor: Sarah Schleen, licensed Zumba Gold-Toning instructor. Tuesdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am April 18 to June 20, 10 classes $75 member, $85 non-member Tuesdays, 8:40 am to 9:25 am July 4 to July 18, 3 classes $22.50 member, $25.50 non-member Zumba/Zumba-Toning A more advanced class. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness: cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Instructor: Sarah Schleen, licensed

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Zumba and Zumba-Toning instructor. Fridays, 10:00 to 10:45 am April 21 to June 23, 10 classes $75 member, $85 non-member Fridays, 10:00 to 10:45 am July 7 to July 21, 3 classes $22.50 member, $25.50 non-member Tap Dancing Join our fun tap dancing group. There are tap shoes to borrow or bring your own. We are looking for more tap shoes. Beginners welcome. $1 members or $2 non-members drop-in fee. Wednesdays, 12:00 to 1:00 pm (Beginners) Begins: May 10 Wednesdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Intermediate) Begins: May 10 Thursdays, 9:00 am to 10:30 am Start anytime

COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY NOTE: It is highly recommended that you bring your own device for most of the computer classes. iPad Learn how to download and install apps on your iPad. Create folders and get organized. Using gestures, browser, email and other tips. Bring your iPad. Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor. Monday, April 3 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orThursday, June 8 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orMonday, August 28 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member Windows 10 Learn to navigate your way around Windows 10 screens. Let Spartan be your web browser and learn

about virtual desktops. Find your settings and say goodbye to the annoying Charm Bar. Windows 10 must be installed on your device prior to class. Contact Instructor for assistance on upgrading to Windows 10 prior to class (additional fee may apply). Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor, 519.831.4278. Bring your Windows 10 laptop or tablet. Monday, April 10 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orThursday, June 15 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orThursday, August 24 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member Facebook Create a personal profile, add friends, exchange messages, share pictures and discuss the important issue of privacy settings. Email account needed that you can access on the internet. Instructor: Dushan Grunstein. Friday, May 5 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orFriday, July 21 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member Photos and Your Computer Part 1: Getting Photos from Your Camera to Your Computer Getting photos from your camera and smartphone to your computer. Setting up folders to find your photos. Tagging photos to allow searching for them later. Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor. Bring a camera, smartphone or laptop. Monday, April 24 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orThursday August 10 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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$25 member, $29 non-member Part 2: On-line Printing, Creating Personalized Photo Albums and Other Printed Material Create memorable photo albums or calendars. Learn how to print projects from websites such as Zehrs, Walmart or Shoppers. Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor. Monday, May 1 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orThursday August 17 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member Technology Help Having problems with a piece of electronics such as iPad, Tablet, Windows Laptop, Smartphone or iPhone, another device or computer program? Bring it to the Senior Centreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Computer Lab and get answers to your questions or help setting an item up. Classes are one on one with the instructor allowing you to focus on your specific needs. Instructor: Frank Irvine, will contact you prior to your appointment. Book your one hour appointment time: $25 member, $29 non-member. Two, 1 hour appointment times available per date: 7:00 pm or 8:00 pm. Thursday, April 6 Thursday, April 27 Monday, May 8 Thursday, May 11 Monday, May 29 Monday, June 5 Thursday, June 22 Thursday, July 6 Thursday, July 27 Thursday, August 3 New Computer Know How: Software and Security Learn what software is on your computer and what it does. Understand your computer and its applications. Will include information on printers and security features. Mouse and keyboard experience

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needed. Instructor: Dushan Grunstein. Friday, April 7 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orFriday, July 7 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member One-to-One Computer Assistance Just about everyone with a computer runs into problems. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t struggle when there is help available. Sign up for your one hour appointment time with instructor Corie Kelly, MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist. Saturday, May 13 $28 member, $32 non-member -orSaturday, June 3 $28 member, $32 non-member -orSaturday, August 26 $28 member, $32 non-member Tablets Navigating your device. Using settings, WIFI and APP installation. Email setup and use. Using the camera and connecting to your computer. Please note this class is for Android tablets meaning noniPAD and non-Windows tablets. Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor. Bring your tablet. Thursday, April 20 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orMonday, June 19 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm $25 member, $29 non-member Picture Perfect: Managing Your Digital Images This course will share practical strategies and techniques for managing and using digital images. Learn how to enhance and manage images, incorporate them into documents and projects, and share them via E-mail and Facebook. Instructor Corie Kelly, MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist. Saturday, April 29

9:00 am to 1:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member -orSaturday, July 8 9:00 am to 1:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member E-readers and iPads Learn about e-readers and tablets, how to set them up, features available and how to use the library to find eBooks. Bring your tablet or e-reader if you have one. Instructor Corie Kelly, MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist. Saturday, April 29 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm $44 member, $52 non-member -orSaturday, July 8 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm $44 member, $52 non-member Computer Beginner Learn useful keyboard shortcuts. Access wireless connections and internet. Remove unwanted software. How to find your photos, music and documents. If possible, bring your own laptop. Instructor: Frank Irvine, the Computer Tutor. Mondays, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm August 14 to August 21 2 classes, $44 member, $52 non-member Social Networking Learn about social networking using Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. You will need an e-mail account that you can access on the internet to sign up for these services. Instructor Corie Kelly, MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist. Saturday, May 27 9:00 am to 12:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member -orSaturday, July 29 9:00 am to 12:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member Save My Files This course demonstrates how to save photos and files to CD, DVD, USB or other media. Instructor

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Corie Kelly, MOUS: Microsoft Office User Specialist. Note: This is a presentation style class. Saturday, May 27 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member -orSaturday, July 29 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm $44 member, $52 non-member

a calligrapher, instructor Margaret McCarney will teach basic lettering to insert on paintings or cards. Bring supplies you have on hand to first class. If you have a picture you would like to do, bring that too. No class April 17 or May 22. Mondays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am April 3 to June 19, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member

Internet Basics New to the internet? Tried going online but found it confusing? Learn to use an internet browser, search for websites and how to be safe online. Some mouse experience needed. Instructor: Dushan Grunstein. Friday, March 24, 12:30 to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orFriday, May 19 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member -orFriday, August 11 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm $25 member, $29 non-member

Writing Great Dialogue This course will give you all the basics and some advance techniques to: expand your character’s personality, show your readers what’s happening instead of just telling them, creative use of dialogue tags and adverbs, have fun coming up with great dialogue. Instructor/ author: Marilyn Kleiber, Sun Dragon Press. Mondays, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm April 3 to April 10, 2 classes $79 member, $84 non-member

SPECIAL INTEREST NOTE: Refer to the Drop-in Activity section for a list of activity groups offered at the Centre in addition to the following: Conversation en français Venez au centre pour parler en français pendant une heure. Rencontrez des autres qui aimeraient bavarder et discuter les sujets variés. Volunteer Convenor: Michelle Roy mi_ch_roy@hotmail.com. Drop-in fee each class: $1 member, $2 non-member. Also listed in drop-in activities section. Tuesdays, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Watercolour: The Sky’s the Limit NEW Learn the basic theory and language using the colour wheel. Learn paper types, weights, types of brushes, different painting techniques. As

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Rubber Stamping and Card Making Workshop Beginner to advanced stampers will enjoy this fun, hands-on cardmaking workshop. Create your own personalized greeting cards and learn other crafty ideas. Bring scissors, glue stick and a $6 supply fee to class. Instructor: Joanne McTavish. Tuesday, April 4 11:00 am to 12:30 pm $3 member, $5 non-member Monday, August 14 9:30 am to 11:00 am $3 member, $5 non-member Writing Your Family Stories Do you have a legacy of story to share with the next generation? Perhaps there is a season in your life to explore just for you. Maybe this is the time to give voice to those family or personal stories. Instructor Donna Mann is an award-winning author of historical and biographical fiction and non-fiction. No class May 16. Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am April 4 to May 30, 8 classes

$30 member, $38 non-member Grief Support Group NEW We are looking into starting up a grief support group. Interested? Please let us know at the Centre. Conversational Italian for Beginners: ‘La Bella Lingua Romantica’ This course will be a basic, conversational Italian class with lots of basic phrases to learn and speak every day. Purchase a simple Italian Phrases Book from instructor for approximately $11 which contains a dictionary. Thanks to volunteer instructor: Al Soligo. Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 11:00 am April 5 to June 7, 10 classes $12 member, $16 non-member FUNdamentals of Watercolour: Beginner In just two lessons you will have produced a beautiful watercolour. All you need is a few simple supplies and a desire to learn. Join this fun class. We are all born artists. Instructor: Jim O’Haire. Supply list available at registration. Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am April 4 to June 6, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Tuesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am June 13 to August 15, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member FUNdamentals of Drawing: Intermediate and Advanced Build on your drawing skills in this more advanced class. Instructor: Jim O’Haire. Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am April 5 to June 7, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am June 14 to August 16, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member FUNdamentals of Watercolour: Intermediate and Advanced Build on your watercolour skills in this more advanced class. Instructor:

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Jim Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Haire. No class April 14. Fridays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am April 7 to June 16, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Fridays, 9:30 am to 11:30 am June 23 to August 25, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Acrylic Painting Learn the fundamentals of acrylic painting including stroke types, techniques and form. Instructor: Roxana Matamoros. Supply list available at registration. All levels welcome. Thursdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm April 13 to June 15, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Thursdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm June 22 to August 24, 10 classes $86 member, $96 non-member Dream Workshop In this one morning workshop, learn why we dream, what they mean, and how to increase dream recall. Bring a dream (recurring or recent) to explore. Facilitator: Gloria Nye, Author of the DreamQuest Cards, DreamQuest Dictionary, and Journal. Thursday, April 27, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm $25.50 member, $28.50 non-member Homeopathic Workshops Each workshop presented by Marg Gollinger, Holistic Health Practitioner. For an individual appointment contact Marg 519.846.5574. 1) Arnica and Trauma Marg will present the picture of the homeopathic remedy Arnica (remedy included in workshop fee). Excellent start to a homeopathic first aid kit. She will discuss its implications in treating new or old traumas, physical or emotional. Friday, April 28 at 10:30 am $7 members, $10 non-members 2) Arsenic: the remedy of kings

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Marg will present the picture of the homeopathic remedy Arsenicum (remedy included in workshop fee). From treating the stomach flu to easing cancer pains, it is a must for your first aid kit. Other digestive remedies also discussed. Friday, May 26 at 10:30 am $7 members, $10 non-members 3) Feeling like the tin man: Rhustox Marg will present the picture of the homeopathic remedy Rhus-tox (remedy included in workshop fee). Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s great for easing joint pain. Other joint remedies will be discussed. Friday, June 23 at 10:30 am $7 members, $10 non-members How to Play Chess NEW Chess has delighted players for 1500 years. Easy to learn, accessible to people of all ages, and promises a lifetime of pleasure and fun. Studies show chess improves concentration and keeps older minds sharp. These three introductory lessons will take you from complete beginner to understanding basic tactics, and give you confidence to participate and enjoy the chess sessions offered weekly at the Centre (both daytime and evening). Come on, make your first move! Learn to beat your grandkids at chess! Volunteer instructor: Brian Cameron. Tuesdays, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm May 2 to May 16, 3 classes Free for members, $16 non-member Using Social Media to Promote your Book No longer can any author count on a publisher to be the final promoter of their books. Authors need to take an active hand in their own book sales. This course is an in-depth application of social media to promote your book, including how to sign up, using it regularly, when to promote. Learn what social media suits the book we have or will have published, when and how to post, genres and social media, how to

make appearance look professional, friends, contacts, links and who to accept. Instructor/author: Marilyn Kleiber, Sun Dragon Press. Mondays, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm May 8 to May 15, 2 classes. $84 member, $89 non-member Affirmation Workshop In this one morning workshop, discover and change limiting (and hidden) beliefs that are holding you back. An effective and easy method to erase negative self-talk, and begin attracting what you want in relationships, weight issues (loss or gain), better health, prosperity, etc. Facilitator: Gloria Nye, NLP Practitioner. Thursday, May 18 9:00 am to 12:00 pm $25.50 member, $28.50 non-member Writing the Short Story This will help a writer who wishes to publish collections of short stories, where to begin and what to do in the process: where to get ideas, how long should a short story be, what are the basics that should be included and can I get the individual stories published elsewhere? Instructor/author: Marilyn Kleiber, Sun Dragon Press. Saturday, June 3 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, 1 class $84 member, $89 non-member Self Publishing This course covers the options a new author has for self publishing. Learn: what are the actual options? vanity? total self publishing or with help (a little or a lot), what programs to use, formatting, cover options, finding outside help, information on making books available on Amazon, tax help and what you need to know, print or digital, marketing in brief. Knowing what the options are will help a new author take appropriate steps to getting that book finally published. Instructor/author: Marilyn Kleiber,

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Sun Dragon Press. Mondays, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm June 12 to June 19, 2 classes $84 member, $89 non-member EFT Workshop (Emotional Freedom Technique) Learn a powerful and easy technique to reduce stress, and relieve or remove emotional and physical pain from the body. You will learn to tap on seven energy points while reaffirming the truth of your body/ mind wisdom. For all ages. Even works on animals. Facilitator: Gloria Nye, Advanced EFT Certificate. Thursday, June 15 9:00 am to 12:00 pm $25.50 member, $28.50 non-member Bocce Join in this classic Italian game, which is another form of lawn bowling. All equipment supplied. Played outside in Victoria Park. A great form of gentle exercise and fun for all. Led by volunteer instructor: Al Soligo. Wednesdays, 10:00 am to 11:30 am July 5 to August 30, 9 weeks $9 member, $18 non-member Constructing a Story from the Bones Up In four weeks examine the creation of a story from beginning to end with an in-depth look at basic starting point of the premise. Learn: seven major bones of any story, designing characters, creating the world where characters live, conflicts and resolutions, how/why hero changed, key points story should touch. Take these basics and transfer them to a chapter by chapter outline. This story skeleton will enable beginning writer a jump start in skills and allow established writer to discover new abilities. Instructor/author: Marilyn Kleiber, Sun Dragon Press. Saturdays, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm July 8 to July 29, 4 classes $149 member, $159 non-member Musical Afternoon

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Summer Drop-in Join in an afternoon of singing and fun during the summertime. Looking for guitar players, ukulele, banjo, etc and singers. Includes classic country songs. Contact Ken McCorquodale 519.843.5066. No cost. Mondays at 1:15 pm Begins: Monday, July 10 55 Alive: Mature Driver Improvement Course A driver refresher classroom course by the Canada Safety Council to help mature drivers improve driving skills. Learn about current rules of the road, how to operate your vehicle safely in today’s driving environment and some adjustments to common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Gain more confidence. Instructor: Susan Stamm, Certified Professional Driving Instructor. Cost includes workbook and Driver Improvement Certificate issued by Canadian Safety Council. Register at least one week in advance. Bring a bag lunch. Thursday, July 27, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm $49 member, $58 non-member Learning to Critique your Writing by Helping Critique for Others Improve your own writing by reading and critiquing other stories. For those who are already doing some writing and want to give and receive helpful critiques to fellow writers. Learn to judge the best type of helpful hints from others to improve skills. New or experienced writers will begin to understand your own writing in a different way. Receiving (gentle) critiques from others, and examining writing of others helps to take the blinkers off with your own writing. Each class includes helpful hints to look at the written word, whether poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction. Bring five copies of your story, max. 700 words, to first class. Instructor/ author: Marilyn Kleiber, Sun Dragon Press. Tuesdays, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

August 1 to August 22, 4 classes. $99 member, $109 non-member

SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS NOTE: Even though payment is not required ahead of time for seminars and workshops, please register or book an appointment in advance. Payment accepted at the door. Colour in Your Garden Topics: Plant choices for colour, planting for blooms all season long, lasting colour using shrubs. Presented by Marie Paxton, Canopy Farms Landscaping. Friday, March 17 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Making Your Money Last: Ten Principles for Living in Retirement A systematic process to develop and maintain a strategy for managing income throughout retirement. Presented by Lucian Vermeulen, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Monday, March 20 at 11:00 am $1 member, $3 non-member Aging Safely in the New Millennium Did you know that financial abuse is the most commonly reported abuse among older adults? What are the top three things you need to know before moving in with family and friends? What two things should you have to protect your finances? How do con artists target older adults? On-line dating: what do I need to know about that? Presented by Sheila Schuehlein, Elder Abuse Ontario. Held at VPSC’s Active Living and Retirement Show at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus. All welcome. Friday, March 24 at 10:30 am No charge Overview of Ontario’s Estate Administration Tax:

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Ministry of Finance How much do you know about Ontario’s Estate Administration Tax (EAT)? Are you aware of the recent changes to the legislation, the new filing requirements and common misconceptions people have about EAT? Why not increase your EAT knowledge by attending this popular seminar? Presented by Jeremy Bertrand, Tax Advisory Specialist, Ministry of Finance. Held at VPSC’s Active Living and Retirement Show at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus. All welcome. Friday, March 24 at 11:45 am No charge Safe Travelling Tips Learn about top safety tips when travelling. Presented by Teresa Lirette with Great Canadian Holidays & Coaches. Held at VPSC’s Active Living and Retirement Show at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus. All welcome. Friday, March 24 at 11:45 am No charge Dementia Friendly Communities Find out what a dementia-friendly community is, and how you can be involved. Our new Blue Umbrella project is focused on helping businesses and services serve their clients with dementia, and on helping people living with dementia connect to those businesses. Presented by Robin Smart, Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington. Held at VPSC’s Active Living and Retirement Show at the Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex, 550 Belsyde Ave, Fergus. All welcome. Friday, March 24 at 1:00 pm No charge Estate Planning Strategies An estate plan is so much more than a will. Often put off as a complicated matter for a later date, having an estate plan in place can help to preserve assets for your heirs, settle

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your estate quickly and tax efficiently reducing the burden on family. Learn more about the components of estate planning and how it can play an important role in your overall financial plan. Presented by Michael Appleton, Investment Specialist FMA, Scotiabank and Lee Villar, Wolfe, Smith & Forster LLP. Monday, March 27 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Diabetic Foot Care Foot problems are very common in people with diabetes and can lead to serious complications. Learn how diabetes affects your feet and what you can do to keep them healthy. Know the signs of potential problems, why and how to prevent and manage, plus tips to avoid foot issues and steps you can take to maintain healthy feet. Presented by Jagdeep Singh, Pharmacist at Guardian Pharmacy, Fergus. Monday, March 27 at 11:30 am No charge Coin and Stamp Appraisal Clinic Many of us have stamp or coin collections put away in a box. Do you ever wonder about its value? Have it viewed and appraised. Book an appointment prior to the clinic by calling the Centre. Thanks to volunteer Richard Stewart for running this clinic. $1 members or $3 nonmembers. Book your appointment. Tuesday, March 28 Appointments: 9:30 am to 12:00 pm Our Lives and Our ‘Stuff’: Sorting it Out Are crowded cupboards, an overstuffed basement or paperwork piles overwhelming to you? Perhaps it’s time to deal with it all, for your peace of mind, to free up some space, or clear the way for moving to a smaller residence. This workshop offers strategies for deciding what to keep, and how to organize it and tips for dealing with the rest. Presented by Kathy MacLean, of Fresh Focus

Organizing. Friday, March 31 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Hearing Screening Clinic The Canadian Hearing Society presents free hearing screening clinics for older adults. Meet one-onone with Hearing Care Counsellor, Mary Young. Receive your results immediately. If you wear hearing aids, discuss questions about your current aids. Book your 30 minute appointment by calling VPSC. Friday, March 31 Appointments: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm -orFriday, August 4 Appointments: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm To Italy with Lunch Join Diane Cook as she leads participants through an Italian Culinary Adventure. We will prepare a 3-course Italian luncheon that we will sit down and enjoy together as we learn about the many ways to experience Culinary Travel. Presented by Diane Cook CTM, ACM, Travel Advisor, VAST Specialist and the first and only Canadian Virtuoso Saveur Advisory Board Member. Monday, April 3, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm $1 member, $3 non-member Dementia: The Elephant in the Room Talking about dementia can be a troublesome task. Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. Handouts provided, and questions invited. Join us for this informative session presented by Robin Smart, Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington. Friday, April 7 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member The Pros of Protein Protein has become a bit of a buzz word over the past few years. Protein supplements, protein snacks, and even protein water line the shelves of our grocery stores! If

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you’re finding all this protein talk confusing join In-Store Dietitian Kelly for an interactive tour of the grocery store to learn what the real deal is with protein, how much we should be consuming and what the best protein sources are. Pre-register at VPSC. Registered individuals to meet Kelly at Customer Service Desk at Zehrs Markets Fergus (800 Tower St., S). No charge. Friday, April 7 10:00 am to 11:00 am

recovery and wellbeing. Numerous resouces are in this area but sometimes difficult to find. Meet other caregivers, stroke survivors and health providers to assist in ongoing recovery needs while managing this new life circumstance. Presented by March of Dimes Canada ( Linking Survivors with Survivors ). Don’t miss the 4 other talks in this series held monthly. No charge. Friday, April 21, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Losing Weight and Improving Your Health with the Paleo Diet Have you ever wondered what the Paleo diet is and how can it help improve your health along with causing weight loss? Dr. Nicole Bobala ND, Naturopathic Doctor from Shift Family Health Centre helps to explain this popular dieting style: why some foods are acceptable and why others may be negatively impacting your health. At the end of the seminar you will know whether or not this diet is appropriate for you. In addition, she will provide tips and tricks to help make this diet a manageable lifestyle change. Thursday, April 20 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member

Hearing Loss: A Shift in Thinking This presentation will cover the causes of hearing loss, what are the health consequences of hearing loss and why it’s important to be proactive about one’s hearing health. Learn about the importance of reducing the stigma and shame around hearing loss and instead encourage looking at the joy, meaning and connection that correcting one’s hearing loss can bring back. Presented by Sara Grimshaw, Regional Education Manager, Hear Well, Be Well. Monday, April 24 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member

Sudoku Fun Want to learn how to do this puzzle that so many people seem to be doing these days? Maybe you cannot get beyond the easy or intermediate level? Learn tips to solve puzzles quickly, without mistakes. This puzzle is not math-based: anyone can do it. Great for exercising the brain. Thanks to volunteer Bud Fauteux for leading these monthly sessions. Held on Fridays from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 11 $1 member or $3 non-member. Community Stroke Rehabilitation and Resource Navigation Finding the right services and support is a critical step that will immensely enhance your stroke

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Navigating the Homecare and Healthcare System in Ontario The healthcare and homecare landscape in Ontario is changing from CCAC (Community Care Access Centre), to private homecare, retirement facilities and long term care. Learn about the options as we get older, and what the government financially covers and what is not covered. Presented by Laura Greenway-Balnar, R.N., B.A.Sc., owner, Right at Home Canada Monday, April 24 at 11:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Learn to Play Bid Euchre Learn how to play this interesting card game in just one session. Euchre knowledge is needed. Volunteer instructor: Andrea Corner. If you would like to learn to play euchre or would like to arrange

an alternate day, please contact the Centre. Sessions held the last Tuesday of the month at 9:30 am. Your choice of date. April 25, May 30, June 27 July 25 or August 29 $1 member, $3 non-member Spring Fling Glamour Accessorize a spring top with Fifth Avenue Collection Jewellery and pick out a new spring lipstick. Learn how to look your best with Karen Simoneau, Jewellery and Makeup Stylist. Thursday, April 27 at 10:00 am $1 member, $3 non-member Lunch and Tour: Heritage River Retirement Residence Enjoy complimentary lunch at 12:00 pm and guided facility tour. Held the last Wednesday of the month. Preregister at the Seniors Centre. Your choice of dates. April 26, May 31, June 28, July26, August 30 Who will speak for you, if you can’t speak for yourself ? Advance Care Planning Get your questions answered! What does ‘personal care’ include? What decisions might a Substitute Decision Maker be asked for? Who decides if you are capable or incapable? This interactive workshop is facilitated by Marsha Wolowich, with 44 years nursing experience working in Critical Care Units, VON community nurse and nurse educator at Conestoga College, Hospital Educator and 11 years as Wellington County’s Palliative Care Consultant. This course is highly recommended by previous participants Thursdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm April 27, May 4, 2classes $2 member, $6 non-member My Hearing is Not as Good as it Used to Be, Now What Do I do? Join in a morning workshop to deal positively with changes in your hearing. Topics: dealing with hearing

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changes, hearing assessment, hearing aids, communication strategies, assistive living devices, community supports. Presented by the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS). Cost $5 donated to CHS. Friday, April 28 9:00 am to 12:30 pm -orFriday, August 11 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Myths of Alzheimer’s Think you know about dementia? Come and bust some common myths. There will be time for discussion and questions; handouts provided. Join us for this informative session presented by Robin Smart, Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington. Monday, May 1 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Canada’s War Horses and the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps The talk will focus on the role of horses in the First World War and the veterinarians charged with their care. Although World War I has been frequently referred to as “the mechanized war,” the reality is that animals provided a significant amount of labour for the war – moving supplies, munitions, people, etc. Millions of horses and other pack animals provided critical service during the war and keeping them fit and in good health was paramount. Army veterinarians rose to this challenge despite immensely challenging circumstances amidst the horror of war. Presented by Dr. Lisa Cox, Curator of the C.A.V. Barker Museum of Canadian Veterinary History. Monday, May 1 at 11:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Cook Once, Eat Twice: With a Spring Flair Join us for this delicious and nutritious hands-on cooking demonstration with volunteers Sherry

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and Rosie. Incorporating spring ingredients. Sample new recipes and flavours. Be sure to register ahead. Thursday, May 4 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Navigating the Yogurt Aisle Greek, probiotic, Skyr, flavoured, low fat. The yogurt aisle can be one of the most confusing and overwhelming aisles to navigate at the grocery store but it doesn’t need to be! Join In-Store Dietitian Kelly on an interactive tour of the yogurt aisle to learn a few tips to navigate yogurt options with ease. Pre-register at VPSC. Registered individuals to meet Kelly at Customer Service Desk at Zehrs Markets Fergus (800 Tower St., S). No charge. Friday, May 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am Food Handling Safety Seminar This session should be attended by all volunteers who prepare or handle food at the Centre (i.e. Wednesday lunches, dishwashing, making coffee, special events). Presented by Mary Machnacky, Health Inspector with the Public Health Unit, who will demonstrate proper hand washing with the “glow-germ” (black light hand washing display) and discuss kitchen and food safety. Note: Not a Food Handlers Certificate Course. Monday, May 15 9:30 am to 10:30 am, No charge Basic Bicycle Maintenance Discuss: bicycle safety and rules of the road, different types of bicycles, equipment and gear for safe, enjoyable riding, with a hands-on demonstration of basic bicycle maintenance. Thanks to volunteer presenter Rick Goodfellow, retired owner of Salem Cyclery. Session held outside in Victoria Park. Thursday, May 25, at 10:30 am No charge Caregiver’s Support Although your loved one suffered

the stroke and require an incredible amount of support, you as a caregiver also need support. No caregiver should feel they need to endure this experience entirely by themselves. Meet caregivers that have walked this path and share valuable tips and tricks about keeping yourself healthy. Presented by March of Dimes Canada ( Linking Survivors with Survivors ). Don’t miss the 3 other talks in this series held monthly. No charge. Friday, May 26, 9:30 am to 10:30 am Guaranteed Income for Your Retirement This presentation is designed to help people who are concerned about having adequate income in retirement better understand the basics of potential guaranteed income solutions. Presented by Lucian Vermeulen, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Monday, May 29 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member How the Scots Became British and Scottish Again In this workshop we explore ways in which Scotland developed within the British state after 1707, while remaining culturally and institutionally distinctive, and ask why British identity has withered in Scotland over the past few decades. Speaker Kevin James holds a PhD from Edinburgh University and is Associate Professor of Modern Scottish History at the University of Guelph, where his research and publications focus on tourism and travel history and comparative Irish and Scottish economic and social history. Monday, May 29 at 11:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Wills, Powers of Attorneys and Living Wills Excellent opportunity to have your questions answered by a lawyer who drafts testamentary documents

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and administers estates. This participation-oriented seminar will focus on Wills, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills. Discuss strategies to minimize Estate Administration Tax (more commonly referred to as Probate Fees) and basic components of sound Estate Planning. Your questions are encouraged throughout. Presented by Nate Martin, a lawyer with SmithValeriote LLP in Fergus. Monday, June 5 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Summery Salads & Dressings Looking for inspiration to make your salads and dressings more exciting? From mixed green to kale, whole grains, beans and legumes, there is an endless array of options for building a healthy salad. Join your In-Store Dietitian to learn how you can create delicious and nutritious salads at home. Pre-register at VPSC. Registered individuals to meet Kelly at Customer Service Desk at Zehrs Markets Fergus (800 Tower St., S). No charge. Note: Participants will need to walk up stairs for this session. Friday, June 9 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Managing Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances Naturally Up to 40% of Canadians suffer from sleep disturbances. Are you part of this statistic? If so, this workshop is for you. Dr. Nicole Bobala ND, Naturopathic Doctor at Shift Family Health Centre will discuss common mistakes people make before heading to sleep which affect sleep quality. Learn the latest research on natural herbs and supplements with regards to sleep quality and quantity as well as how lifestyle changes can make your sleep quality the best it can be! Monday, June 26 at 11:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Stroke is Treatable: Social Interaction and Recreation

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Hobbies, interests, social and recreational activities are important in stroke recovery. However after a stroke, survivors and theircaregivers may both have difficulties reclaiming their social lives. Learn and meet stroke survivors that have navigated the obsticales in re-engaging with friends, family and community. Presented by March of Dimes Canada ( Linking Survivors with Survivors ). Don’t miss the 2 other talks in this series held monthly. No charge. Friday June 30, 9:30 am to 10:30 am Preparing Your Estate Plan This presentation discusses four key building blocks for an effective estate plan and what to consider when creating or updating an estate plan. Presented by Lucian Vermeulen, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones. Monday July 24 at 11:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Meeting your Recovery Goals and Beyond: Exercise and Mobility Physical activity plays an important role in helping a stroke survivor regain function and in maintaining general health. Learn and meet stroke survivor peer mentors that have found activities they enjoy to help alleviate stress, reach physical goals by exercising right here in our community. Presented by March of Dimes Canada ( Linking Survivors with Survivors ). Don’t miss the next talk in this series on August 25. No charge. Friday July 28, 9:30 am to 10:30 am Life from the Inside Out In this documentary film, three women who have dementia speak about what it is like to have the diagnosis, how life day to day has changed, and they share tips on how to manage. Join us for this informative session presented by

Robin Smart, Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington. Monday, July 31 at 9:30 am $1 member, $3 non-member Sparkle in the Fall Enhance your best features with Fifth Avenue Collection Jewellery and fall makeup colour tips. Bring a fall sweater. Presented by Karen Simoneau, Jewellery and Make up Stylist. Thursday August 24, 10:00 am $1 member, $3 non-member When the words in your head don’t come out: Communication and Language Some stroke survivors develop aphasia, a speech and language impairment that can affect understanding, listening, speaking, reading and writing.Aphasia usually presents at it worst immediately after the stroke, and over time most survivors improve a little, while some improve a lot. Learn and meet stroke survivor peer mentors who use helpful strategies to navigate communication with others to get back to daily activities independently. Presented by March of Dimes Canada ( Linking Survivors with Survivors ). No charge. Friday August 25 9:30 am to 10:30 am

SPECIAL EVENTS Homemade Lunches & BBQs Lunch is served every Wednesday at 12:00 pm at the Centre. On some Wednesdays, we host homemade fundraising lunches prepared by Program Committee volunteers. See dates below. Full menus listed in monthly calendar. $8 members, $9 non-members unless otherwise stated. Reservations recommended. Stay for one of the many afternoon drop-in activities after lunch. All proceeds support the Centre.

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March 15 St. Patrick’s Stew $10 member, $12 non-member April 5 Easter Ham Lunch $10 member, $12 non-member April 19 Baked Mac & Cheese $10 member, $12 non-member May 3 Shepherd’s Pie May 17 Victoria Day BBQ May 31 BBQ June 14 VPSC’s 25th Anniversary Memory Lunch $5 June 21 Seniors’ Month $5 BBQ July 5 BBQ July 19 BBQ July 26 Ham & Salad Plate August 9 BBQ August 30 BBQ Active Living & Retirement Show Friday, March 24 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Centre Wellington Sportsplex 550 Belsyde Avenue, Fergus Free admission Visit VPSC’s 10th annual one-day event and see the 50+ exhibitor booths for services available to older adults from a variety of organizations: health, financial, travel, recreation, support services, volunteering and more. Learn about opportunities for older adults in our community. Grab bags to the first 150 people. FREE: chair massages, fascial stretching, light refreshments, fitness classes, seminars and more. Schedule below: 10:15 am Chair Yoga 10:30 am Seminar: Aging Safely in the New Millennium 11:00 am Fun and Fit 11:45 am Move With Ease 11:45 am Seminar: Overview of Ontario’s Estate Administration Tax by The Ministry of Finance 11:45 am Seminar: Safe Travelling Tips 12:30 pm All Around Fitness 1:00 pm Seminar: Dementia Friendly Communities All day: Chair Massages All day: Fascial Stretching

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New Members’ Talk and Tours Discover new activities and opportunities at Victoria Park Seniors Centre to make the most of your retirement years. Meet other new members, volunteers and staff. Take a tour, enjoy refreshments and learn about programs and services available to you. Sessions held the 2nd Monday of the month at 10:00 am (excluding July/August). See dates below. Or contact the Centre to schedule a tour anytime. April 10, May 8 or June 12 Wii Bowl for Kids Sake Join in a fun morning of Wii Bowling at VPSC while raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington. Sign up for your 1 hour timeslot (as an individual or team of 4) at the Seniors Centre. Bring a minimum donation of $15 or collect pledges. Want to practice? Join the weekly Wii Bowling drop-in group at VPSC held Tuesdays at 1:30 pm. Friday, April 28 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (book your 1 hour timeslot) $15 minimum donation Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Volunteers are an integral part of the success and vibrancy of our Centre. To celebrate all our volunteers, Victoria Park Seniors Centre’s volunteers will be invited to the annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast at the Grand River Raceway. Tuesday, April 25 at 9:15 am Spring Drama Performance: “We Have Our Eyes On You” Take one unusual private detective agency and season well with a host of wacky clients and characters and you have a recipe for multiple misunderstandings and hilarious hijinks. Join the VPSC Drama Club for their performance of “We Have Our Eyes On You” at the Seniors Centre. Admission by free-will donation at the door. Refreshments will follow.

Friday, May 12 at 2:00 pm By donation at the door Tan Jay Fashion Show See the new spring fashions from Tan Jay and Alia including regular, plus, and petite sizes. Refreshments and door prizes included. Please note early bird ticket deadline. We are looking for volunteers to model the clothes. All proceeds support the Centre. Friday, May 19 at 1:30 pm $7 members, $8 non by May 12 $8 members, $9 non after Musical Entertainment: New Horizons Band Special musical performance by the New Horizons Band of Guelph. Enjoy the sounds of a 30-piece brass and woodwind band with refreshments afterwards. The New Horizons Music Program provides an entry point to music for adults who have little or no musical experience. Free will donation at the door. Friday, June 2 at 1:30 pm By donation at the door. VPSC’s 25th Anniversary & Seniors’ Month Celebration Did you know that this year is Victoria Park Seniors Centre’s 25th Anniversary? And did you know that June is officially Seniors’ Month in Canada? Join us in this double celebration with a memorable afternoon of entertainment by the Centre’s talented choir and ukulele band: The Melody Makers. Enjoy refreshments including a celebration cake and ice cream. All welcome. Monday, June 5 at 1:30 pm By donation at the door

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Spring Swing Dance to great live music performed by The Greytones at the Elora Legion. All welcome. Dance the night away to the music of Elvis, Roy Orbinson, Ricky Nelson, Garth Brooks, Patsty Cline and other country and pop artists from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s. Cash bar. Snacks available. All proceeds go to Victoria Park Seniors Centre. Contact the Seniors Centre for tickets 519.846.9691 x204. Tickets also available at the door. Saturday, June 10 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Tickets: $10 VPSC’S 25th Anniversary Memory Lunch Join us in celebrating 25 years of homemade lunches at the Centre with a walk down memory lane, and a menu that pays tribute to the original homemade lunches offered at the Centre with the 1992 price! All welcome. Wednesday, June 14 at 12:00 pm $5 for everyone ERRORS While precautions are taken to ensure correct information, sometimes mistakes are made. If an error occurs in this publication, the computer registration system will be taken as the correct information.

Poker Walk Celebrate Seniors’ Month with an enjoyable morning to promote fun, physical activity. At five designated stops, receive a playing card. At the end of the walk we will see who has the best poker hand. No poker playing experience needed. Walking two kilometers on a pre-determined route led by our fitness instructor. Prizes! Walking poles available. Everyone can participate, even if you cannot go on the walk. No charge. Monday, June 19 at 10:30 am Seniors Month $5 BBQ Lunch Celebrate Seniors Month by joining us for a delicious BBQ lunch. Thanks to Heritage River Retirement Residence for subsidizing the cost of the lunch. All welcome. Wednesday, June 21 at 12:00 pm $5 for everyone

CANCELLATIONS All classes subject to cancellation with insufficient registration. If cancelled due to low enrolment, you will receive a full refund or you can transfer to another class. Early registration is recommended to avoid cancellations.

Strawberry Social Celebrate Seniors’ Month! Join in a fun afternoon of toe-tapping music with the Centre’s talented guitar band: The Country Classics. Enjoy fresh Ontario strawberries with shortcake and ice cream after the show. Note early bird ticket deadline. Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 pm $6 by June 16 or $7 after Peach Social Join us for our 15th Annual Peach Social fundraiser and have a peach of a day! Frozen homemade peach pies for sale. Stay for lunch, enjoy fresh baked peach pie or peach shortcake, browse the tables of crafts, handcrafted by our Craft and Quilting Group, home baking and large sized fresh Niagara peaches for sale by the basket. Saturday, August 19 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

REFUNDS Did you know that if you pay by credit or debit we can refund directly to the card should the course be cancelled? Consider using a credit or debit card when registering. No more waiting for a cheque in the mail. Allow up to 4 weeks to process cheque refunds. See page 11 for all refund policies.

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