Winter 2023 Active Living Guide

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January-April 2023

SEAPARC

ACTIVE LIVING GUIDE

Registration for Community Recreation, Camps, Fitness & Arena Programs and General Aquatic Opens December 7 at 9:00am.

Registration for Session 1 Swim Lessons Opens December 21 at 9:00am.

Registration for Session 2 Swim Lessons Opens March 22 at 9:00am.

Serving the District of Sooke and Juan de Fuca Electoral Area

E v E nts & H oliday C losur E s

JANUARY

New Years Day

Sunday, January 1

Facility is closed

FEBRUARY

Pro-D Day Activities

Monday, February 6

Hockey 10:00-11:15am Skate 11:30-12:45pm Swim 1:00-3:00pm Youth Skate 2:30-3:45pm

Pro-D Day Activities

Friday, February 17

Hockey 10:00-11:15am Skate 11:30-12:45pm Swim 1:00-3:00pm Youth Skate 2:30-3:45pm

Family Day

Monday, February 20

Facility Open 9:00-5:00pm

Everyone Welcome Skate 1:00-2:30pm

MARCH

Spring Break Watch for the Spring Break Pool Schedule

APRIL

Good Friday

Friday, April 7

Facility Open 9:00-5:00pm

Easter Sunday

Sunday, April 9

Facility Open 9:00-5:00pm

Easter Monday

Monday, April 10

Facility Open 9:00-5:00pm

Pro-D Day Activities

Friday, April 21 Swim 1:00-3:00pm

Annual SEAPARC Garage Sale

Saturday, April 29 9:00-12:30pm

1 Register Online at www.seaparc.ca General Inquiries 250.642.8000
General Information How to Register 3 Admission Rates & Memberships 4 Facility Hours 5 Affordable Recreation 6 Community Recreation SEAPARC Licensed Preschool 7 Early Years 8 School Age 10 Adult Fitness & Wellness 16 Personal Training 18 Arena Programs Skate Lessons 19 Hockey & Skating Development 21 Arena Drop-in 22 Aquatics Aquatic Programs 23 Advanced Aquatic Training 24 Swim Lessons 27 Facilities Birthday Parties 34 Facility Bookings 35 Contact Us 36
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
W H at ’ s i

Online

Register online 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at www.seaparc.ca. Please note, not all programs are available for online registration. Pay by MasterCard or VISA.

In Person

Visit the SEAPARC Leisure Complex at 2168 Phillips Road to register in person. Pay by cash, debit, cheque or credit card.

By Phone

Call 250.642.8000 during reception hours.

Monday to Friday 6:00am-8:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 7:00am-7:30pm

Pay by MasterCard or VISA.

HELPFUL HINTS

Refund Policy

In order to receive a full refund, requests must be received 72 hours prior to the program start date. Exceptions may be made for medical, relocation or other extenuating circumstances at the sole discretion of SEAPARC Leisure Complex. A $5 administration fee will apply to all approved refund requests with less than 72 hours notice.

Program Cancellations

Unfortunately, some programs may be cancelled. Reasons for cancellations may include low enrollment, availability of facilities, availability of instructors, or inclement weather. Refunds will be issued for programs cancelled by SEAPARC Leisure Complex.

Waitlists Work!

Have you ever tried to register for a program with no space available? Adding your name to a waitlist allows us to create new programs when possible and notify you when spaces become available.

Registration for community recreation, camps and fitness programs opens December 7 at 9:00am.

Registration for January swim lessons opens December 21 at 9:00am. Registration for April swim lessons opens March 22 at 9:00am.

Create a SEAPARC

Registration account to view schedules, reserve drop-in activities, sign up for registered programs and more.

Create your account today at www.seaparc.ca

Missed Classes

Classes missed by participants due to illness, vacation, or other special events will not be refunded or rescheduled.

Holidays/Long Weekends

Many programs will run on long weekends. Please review your registration confirmation.

Oops!

While we have made every effort to provide you with the information as accurately as possible, sometimes errors do occur. Schedules and fees may need to be adjusted. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Schedules & Information

For latest schedules and updates, visit SEAPARC website at www.seaparc.ca. Or visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/seaparc.crd.

r E gistration 3 Register Online at www.seaparc.ca General Inquiries 250.642.8000

*Student rate with valid school ID.

** Family Admission includes 2 parents and 3 children or 1 parent and up to 4 children living in the same household.

*** Membership refunds will only be considered for relocation or medical reasons and will be prorated to include 30 days charge as a withdrawal fee.

Aquatic Centre: Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna

Arena: Public Skate & Family & Friends Hockey

Weight Room: Cardio Equipment & Weights

Aquatic Fitness

Group Fitness

*Regular Priced

Payment Plan

3 Week Extension for Non-medical Reasons

M EM b E rs H ips Healthy Happens Here Winter/Spring 2023 4 Rates Ages Single Admission 10 Activity Active Pass 1 Month Active Pass Annual Active Pass Regional Annual Pass Preschool 0-4 Free Child 5-12$3.00$27.30$30.30$217.50 Youth 13-18$3.50$31.50$35.50$258.75 Student* 19+ $4.75$42.75$47.50$400.00$528.00 Adult 19+ $6.50$58.50$65.00$400.00$528.00 Senior 60+ $4.75$42.75$47.50$400.00$528.00 Family** $13.00$117.00$130.00$800.00
Included? Single Admission 10 Activity Active Pass 1 Month Active Pass Annual Active Pass Regional Annual Pass
What’s

F a C ility H ours

FACILITY HOURS

*New Saturday/Sunday opening time starting in January

RECEPTION

Monday to Friday 6:00am-8:30pm

Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-7:30pm

POOL

Monday to Friday 6:00am-9:00pm

Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-8:00pm

WEIGHT ROOM

Monday to Friday 6:00am-9:00pm

Saturday/Sunday 7:00am-8:00pm

ARENA

Monday to Sunday 5:30am-11:30pm

DEMAMIEL CREEK GOLF COURSE

Watch for opening Spring 2023.

BIKE PARK / SKATE PARK / SPORT BOX

Monday to Sunday - Open Dawn to Dusk

Check for seasonal closures.

DROP-IN SCHEDULES

Schedules for the Pool, Weight Room, Group Fitness and the Arena are available online at www.crd.bc.ca/seaparc/activity-schedules

FACILITY ACCESS

POOL

Children under the age of 7 must be directly supervised, within arms reach, by an adult 16+ at all times.

WEIGHT ROOM

Open to all adults 16+, youth 13-15 years may attend after successful completion of the Regional Youth Weight Room Orientation.

SEAPARC Code of Conduct

1. I am responsible for and will control my actions at all times or I will leave the facility.

2. I will treat all others and this facility with respect.

3. I will interact in this facility in a safe and courteous manner.

Failure to comply with this code of conduct may result in your immediate expulsion from this facility and/or limitations on your ability to enjoy its use.

5 Register Online at www.seaparc.ca General Inquiries 250.642.8000

LIFE (Leisure Involvement for Everyone) is designed to provide free and low cost recreation opportunities through the SEAPARC Leisure Complex for individuals and families on limited income. Individuals who live in Sooke or Juan de Fuca Electoral Area whose combined gross family income falls within or below the low income levels as recognized by Statistics Canada may apply. Application forms available at SEAPARC.

The SEAPARC Leisure Assistance Pass is for people with disabilities, of all ages, who require the assistance of a support person when engaging in leisure activities. Upon presentation of the pass at a participating venue, one support person will be given free or reduced admission; facilitating participation, while ensuring the person with a disability does not pay double for their admission. Application forms available at SEAPARC.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that provides financial assistance for children and youth (ages 4-18) to participate in more than 70 activities related to physical activity. Fore more details visit jumpstart.canadiantire.ca or call 1.844.YES.PLAY.

Kidsport provides grants to help cover the costs of registration fees so that all kids aged 18 and under in Greater Victoria can play a season of sport. The Greater Victoria chapter accepts applications and administers grants of up to $600 per child/year, for children and youth who live in any of the communities of the Capital Regional District. For details visit https://kidsportcanada.ca/british-columbia/greater-victoria/

GREATER VICTORIA

REGIONAL RECREATION PASS

ANNUAL PASS ALLOWING DROP-IN TO 14 GREATER VICTORIA RECREATION CENTRES

• Panorama Recreation Centre

• Greenglade Community Centre

• Saanich Commonwealth Place

• Gordon Head Recreation Centre

• G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre

• Cedar Hill Recreation Centre

• Oak Bay Recreation Centre

• Henderson Recreation Centre

• Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

• Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

• Esquimalt Recreation Centre

• Archie Browning Sports Centre

• Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre

• Seaparc Leisure Complex

$528

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YEARLY

SEAPARC Licensed Preschool

At SEAPARC Licensed Preschool we learn through play while:

• Exploring the great outdoors daily in all the variations of west coast weather

Thursday, Jan 26 3:00pm-4:30pm2023 Registration opens Feb 1 at 9:00am.

• Utilizing our surroundings here at SEAPARC including a fairy forest, swimming pool, nature trails, ice rink, turf field, creeks and the Sooke River

• Incorporating Physical Literacy (hopping, skipping, kicking, running, jumping, throwing & catching) to encourage kids to be active for life

• Incorporating early literacy and STEAM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)

• Working independently on daily life skills

• Being creative through open-ended art

• Raising environmental awareness through composting, recycling and gardening

• Providing an ideal environment in which to explore, create, discover, learn and grow.

How to register:

Registration for the SEAPARC Licensed Preschool can be done in person or by phone at 250.642.8000.

A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at time of registration to reserve your child’s spot.

Eligible families may apply for the Affordable Child Care Benefit to help with the cost of child care

2022-2023 School Year

Ongoing Registration, contact reception to check availability. 2 classes to currently choose from; M,W,F or Tu, Th 9:00-11:30am

2023-2024 School Year 3-4 Years (Birth Year 2019-2020)

M,W,FSep 11-Jun 219:00-1:00pm$367.50/month15182

T,Th Sep 12-Jun

209:00-11:30am$170.20/month15183

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OPEN HOUSE! 2023/2024 School Year

A RTS , DANCE & C ULTURE

Valentine’s Day Party

Ages 3-4

Will you be our valentine? Join us for crafts made with love, games and time in the bounce house.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Sa Feb 11 12:30-2:00pm $24/1 14672

Easter Party

Music and Sounds

Ages 0-5

A fun program for children and families! Come and explore music with fun musical games! You will sing, groove to the beat of music, play instruments, and engage in movement activities. Lead by Dylan Marks, Early Childhood Music Teacher from the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Parent / Guardian Participation Required.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Ages 3-4

Hop in for fun activities for the kids: bunny crafts, egg hunt, face painting, and the bounce house!

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Sa Apr 8 12:30-2:00pm $24/1 14675

Preschool Hawaiian Dance Ages 2-5

Aloha Fit Pre-school Dance and Movement is a fun and lively class. Children will have fun learning new dance techniques, expressing themselves through dance, movement, and music, to the fun music of Hawaii, Polynesia, and more! Parent / Guardian Participation Required.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

S PORTS & P HYSICAL L ITERACY

Kindergym Drop-in

Ages 1-4

Join us as we have a blast jumping in the bounce house, playing, climbing and exploring. A parent guardian is required.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Sa

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W Jan 11-Feb 22 2:00-2:30pm $56/7 15036 W Mar 1-Apr 26 2:00-2:30pm $56/7 15037 No class Mar 22, Mar 29
Th Jan 12-Mar 2 1:00-1:30pm $88/8 14676 Th Mar 9-May 11 1:00-1:30pm $88/8 14677
Th Jan 12-Mar 2 1:30-2:00pm $88/8 14678
Mar
$88/8 14679
Age 0-2
Age 3-5
Th
9-May 11 1:30-2:00pm
No class Mar 23, Mar 30
Jan 7-Jun 17 10:00-11:30am $3.50/Drop-in

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Play & Learn

2.5-4 Years

Join Teacher Darcie in a welcoming and engaging atmosphere where your child can learn about the world around them while developing their independence and self-confidence. This programs lays a strong foundation for future learning and success in preschool and kindergarten. Each month the program activities will be based around a theme with hands on learning and a variety of fun experiences! Children must be fully independent in toileting to register.

Winter Wonders

Snow flakes, seasons and hibernation will be part of the learning this month.

We’ll get cozy with stories of winter and have hot chocolate too!

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

M,W Jan 9-Jan 30 12:30-2:00pm $98/7 15187

Getting Wild About Dinosaurs

This month we will be learning about all sorts of dinosaurs through messy art and active play.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

M,W Feb 1-Feb 27 12:30-2:00pm $98/7 15188

No class Feb 20

Spring Has Sprung!

Let’s explore the signs of spring together including weather, gardening, flowers and rainbows.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

M,W Mar 1-Mar 15 12:30-2:00pm $70/5 15192

It’s A Bug’s Life

Explore the great outdoors with us this month as we learn all about bugs and life cycles.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

M,W Apr 3-Apr 26 12:30-2:00pm $98/7 15189

No class Apr 10

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F ITNESS & WELLNESS

Aloha Fit

Ages 7-15

Aloha Fit for school aged children is a fun and effective total body dance workout which isolates your larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core while concentrating on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Based on Polynesian dance techniques, Aloha Fit combines Hawaiian and Tahitian dance movements with fitness techniques. Dance and sweat to a lively musical mix of traditional Polynesian music, drum beats, reggae, pop, and more, resulting in a fun and upbeat fitness workout!

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

WJan 11-Mar 13:45-4:30pm$72/814953

WMar 8-Apr 263:45-4:30pm$54/614954

No class Mar 22, Mar 29

Youth Weight Room Orientation

Ages 13-15

This orientation will provide youth with an introduction on how to safely use a recreation centre weight room. Content will include: weight room guidelines and etiquette; cardio and weight training guidelines; orientation and instruction on how to use basic cardio and strength training equipment. Upon completion of this orientation, participants will receive a sticker which permits access to weight rooms at the following facilities: SEAPARC, Panorama, Esquimalt, City of Victoria, Saanich, West Shore and Oak Bay.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Th Jan 5 4:30-5:30pm$15/114955

Th Feb 2 4:30-5:30pm$15/114956

Th Mar 2 4:30-5:30pm$15/114957

Th Apr 6 4:30-5:30pm$15/114958

Youth Fit

Ages 7-11

Love fitness through movement, play and FUN! Each unique workout is based on functional movements, reflecting the most important aspects of all sports and everyday activities. Learn proper form and gain strength, agility and confidence in this active alternative to sedentary after school activities.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Jacklyn E.

Th Jan 12-Mar 23:45-4:30pm$48/814959

Th Mar 9-Apr 273:45-4:30pm$36/614960

No class Mar 23, Mar 30

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G ENERAL I NTEREST & E DUC ATIONAL

Boy’s Unplugged

Ages 7-11

This program is guaranteed to keep your boys busy, active and entertained! We will be doing lots of outdoor games so please dress to get dirty.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

FJan 13-Mar 176:00-7:30pm$85/1014683

FApr 14-Jun 166:00-7:30pm$85/1014684

For the Girls

Ages 7-11

Spend the evening with the girls! A mixed bag of crafts, active games, swimming and outdoor fun.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

FJan 13-Mar 176:00-7:30pm$85/1014685

FApr 14-Jun 166:00-7:30pm$85/1014686

Engineering For Kids:

Medieval Defense Workshop

Ages 6-10

Fascinated by castles and medieval times? We’ll build our own catapults using a variety of items to launch pom poms, ping pong balls, and other objects at targets. Facilitated by Engineering for Kids Vancouver Island.

Location: Journey Middle School

Th Jan 19 4:30-5:30pm$25/115112

Engineering For Kids:

Straw Rockets Workshop

Ages 6-10

Parents / Guardians participation is encouraged. Can your rocket hit the target or go through a hoop? Join us with your family and find out how to design and build rockets using straws. Sounds strange, doesn’t it? But it works! Testing will be done using our special air-pressure straw-rocket launcher.

Facilitated by Engineering for Kids Vancouver Island.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Sa Feb 18 4:30-5:30pm$25/115113

Engineering For Kids: Air Dragsters Workshop

Ages 6-10

Like fast cars? We’ll build and decorate our vehicles, then test them with our air-pressured launcher, racing them two at a time. Who’s ready to race? Facilitated by Engineering for Kids Vancouver Island.

Location: Journey Middle School

Th Apr 20 4:30-6:00pm$30/115114

L EADERSHIP & T R AINING

Home Alone Program Preparing Youth Ages 9-12

After school time and the occasional short outings for parents are easily dealt with when children are prepared. The main focus of the workshop is home and personal safety tips for dealing with emergency situations.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

SuJan 8 1:00-4:00pm$38/114687

SuMar 5 1:00-4:00pm$38/114688

SuApr 30 1:00-4:00pm$38/114689

S PORTS & P HYSICAL L ITER ACY

Drop-in Pickleball

All Ages

A fun racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Suitable for players of all ages and ability levels. Regular admission rates apply, included in membership. Schedule subject to change due to school events.

Location: Journey Middle School

Beginner/Families

M,WJan 11-Jun 146:00-7:15pm

Intermediate

M,WJan 11-Jun 147:15-8:30pm

No class Jan 25, Feb 20, Mar 20-31, Apr 10, May 22

250.642.8000

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www.seaparc.ca

Taekwondo Ages 5-12

Let your kids learn to kick, punch, block and eventually break boards in these fun and dynamic Taekwondo classes with Mijo Martial Arts. Beginning as a white belt, students will have the opportunity to progress through our coloured belt system while learning exciting kicks, (including jumping, flying and spinning kicks), dynamic hand strikes and self-defence all in a supportive, inclusive and structured learning environment led by a 5th degree Master Instructor!

Location: Poirier Elementary School Michelle Carpenter Junior

Taekwondo Ages 13+

Olympic style Taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts in the world and you can find out why in our dynamic, challenging and fun adults Taekwondo program with Mijo Martial Arts. Beginning at white belt, you train with a wide range of belt levels, learning the basics and technique of our curriculum based system, this includes: kicking, punching, blocking, hand strikes, self-defence and patterns. Classes are a blend of traditional and sport Taekwondo training, stability and conditioning drills, are suitable for all levels and are led by a 5th Degree Master Instructor!

Location: Poirier Elementary School Michelle Carpenter

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Kids 5-7 Years W Jan 11-Feb 22 5:30-6:00pm $60/7 14900 W Mar 1-Apr 26 5:30-6:00pm $60/7 14901 Senior Kids 8-12 Years M,W Jan 9-Feb 22 6:15-7:00pm $132/12 14902 M,W Feb 27-Apr 26 6:15-7:00pm $143/13 14903 Senior Kids 8-12 Years – Mondays Only M Jan 9-Feb 13 6:15-7:00pm $65/5 14904 M Feb 27-Apr 24 6:15-7:00pm $78/6 14905 Senior Kids 8-12 Years – Wednesdays Only W Jan 11-Feb 22 6:15-7:00pm $91/7 14906 W Mar 1-Apr 26 6:15-7:00pm $91/7 14907 No class Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 20-31, Apr 10
M,W Jan 9-Feb 22 7:00-7:45pm $132/12 14908 M,W Feb 27-Apr 26 7:00-7:45pm $143/13 14909 Mondays
M Jan 9-Feb 13 7:00-7:45pm $65/5 14910 M Feb 27-Apr 24 7:00-7:45pm $78/6 14911
W Jan 11-Feb 22 7:00-7:45pm $91/7 14912 W Mar 1-Apr 26 7:00-7:45pm $91/7 14913 No class Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 20-31, Apr 10
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Junior Golf Clinic

Ages 8-14

All lessons will be on the driving range. This class is suitable for those taking up golf for the first time or those looking to enhance their skills. Strong emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals –Stance, grip, full swing, putting, chipping, and rules of the game. Golf clubs are available for use if needed.

Location: Victoria Golf Centre Griffin Gilmore

Sa Feb 18-Mar 25 11:00-12:00pm

Junior Golf Clinic

Ages 8-14

This class is suitable for those taking up golf for the first time or those looking to enhance their skills. Strong emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals – stance, grip, full swing, putting, chipping, and rules of the game. On the last day we will play on the course. Golf clubs are available for use if needed.

Location: DeMamiel Creek Golf Course / Victoria Golf Centre Griffin Gilmore

Th Apr 6-Apr 27

Kids Night Out Ages 7-11

Join us for a night of pizza, swimming, games and crafts! Additional siblings ½ price when one paid in full.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

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$85/4
4:00-4:45pm
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F Jan 20 4:00-8:00pm $25/1 15191 F Feb 10 4:00-8:00pm $25/1 15190 F Mar 17 4:00-8:00pm $25/1 15193 F Apr 14 4:00-8:00pm $25/1 15194
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P RO -D DAY / C AMPS

Pro-D Day Camp

Grades K-5

Join us for an action packed day of games, outdoor exploration, swimming, and more! Drop-off between 8:15-9:00am and pickup between 3:00-3:30pm at SEAPARC Leisure Complex. *Must be 5 years old by December 31, 2022 and registered in a school or home learner program.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Spring Break Camp

Grades K-5

Join us for an action packed week full of games, outdoor exploration, swimming, and more! Drop-off between 8:159:00am and pick-up between 3:00-3:30pm. *Must be 5 years old by December 31, 2022 and registered in a school or home learner program.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Mijo Taekwondo Pro-D Day Camp Ages 7-11

Spend the day with us as we kick, punch, and block our way through this Pro-D Day! Suitable for both existing students and those new to Taekwondo, kids will work with our Mijo Taekwondo Instruction team to learn new skills through exciting, age appropriate drills and fun games, and explore such life skills as confidence, perseverance, and self-control!

Location: Poirier Elementary School Michelle Carpenter

M Feb 6 9:00-4:00pm $50/1 14950

Spring Break Golf Camp

Ages 8-14

Spring golf camp at Victoria golf centre is a great way for new and experienced golfer to learn all aspects of the golf game. Aspects covered: Full swing, chipping, pitching, and putting all aspects of game of golf and foot golf, tons of fun games. PGA Canada golf professional.

Please dress for any weather, bring water and a snack. Golf clubs are available for use if needed.

Location: Victoria Golf Centre

What to Bring to Camp EVERY DAY:

• Hat & water bottle

• Running shoes & weather appropriate clothing (layers)

• Swim suit & towel

• A healthy bagged lunch and two snacks. Vending machines are off limits.

• A back pack to carry all personal belongings Please label all personal belongings.

Please Do NOT bring to camp: money, electronics, or toys

Mijo Taekwondo Spring Break Camp Ages 7-12

Join the Mijo Taekwondo Instruction team for an exciting week of kicking, blocking, games, and so much more! Suitable for both existing and new students, we’ll explore kicking techniques, adding new kicks to everyone’s skill set, we’ll hone coordination, agility, and teamwork abilities through age appropriate drills and play based learning, and everyone will have a chance to break a board!

Location: Poirier Elementary School

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Michelle Carpenter M-F Mar 20-Mar 24 9:00-12:00pm

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Feb 6 8:15-3:30pm $42/1 14692 F Feb 17 8:15-3:30pm $42/1 14693 F Apr 21 8:15-3:30pm $42/1 14694
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M-Th Mar 20-Mar 24 11:00-2:00pm $150/5 14713
M-F Mar 20-Mar 24 8:15-3:30pm $215/5 14696 M-F Mar 27-Mar 31 8:15-3:30pm $215/5 14697
$165/5

F ITNESS & WELLNESS

Strength & Mobility

Ages 50+

Improve your strength and overall movement. This class is designed for participants 50+ and includes a variety of cardio and strength building exercises using little to no equipment and a little light stretching at the end. All fitness levels welcome, no experience necessary.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Dave R.

Tu Jan 3-Feb 289:00-10:00am$67.50/914656

Tu Jan 3-Feb 2810:15-11:15am$67.50/9 14657

WJan 4-Mar 18:00-9:00am$67.50/914664

Th Jan 5-Mar 29:00-10:00am$67.50/914658

Th Jan 5-Mar 210:15-11:15am$67.50/914659

Tu Mar 7-Apr 259:00-10:00am$60/814660

Tu Mar 7-Apr 2510:15-11:15am$60/814661

WMar 8-Apr 268:00-9:00am$60/814665

Th Mar 9-Apr 279:00-10:00am$60/814662

Th Mar 9-Apr 2710:15-11:15am$60/814663

Group Weight Room Orientation

Ages 16+

Learn the basics of using the weight room equipment available at SEAPARC Leisure Complex. Content will include: weight room guidelines and etiquette; cardio and weight training guidelines; orientation and instruction on how to use basic cardio and strength training equipment.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Th Jan 12 4:30-5:30pm$15/114961

Th Feb 23 4:30-5:30pm$15/114962

Calm & Strong Yoga

Ages 16+

Enjoy an empowering full body workout with functional fitness that includes blending yoga postures and movements with holds to increase mobility and build strength.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Tara N. MJan 9-Feb 277:30-8:30pm$87.50/714674

MMar 6-Apr 247:30-8:30pm$87.50/714925

No class Feb 20, Apr 10

a dult p rogra M s 15 Register Online at www.seaparc.ca General Inquiries 250.642.8000

Gentle Yoga

Ages 16+

Gently build strong bones and muscles, enhance your balance and stability and stay mobile and agile. Relaxation, breath awareness and mindfulness make this practice a complete yogic experience.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Tara N.

WJan 4-Mar 111:45-12:45pm$112.50/914920

WMar 8-Apr 2611:45-12:45pm$100/814921

Zumba Gold

Ages 19+

Perfect for active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Chair options available. Wheel chair accessible.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Colleen D.

FJan 13-Mar 310:30-11:15am$60/814670

FMar 10-Apr 2810:30-11:15am$60/814671

Prenatal Yoga

Ages 16+

An opportunity for expecting mothers to build a deeper connection with their baby, stay healthy throughout the pregnancy, and to remain flexible and strong to help prepare for labour, birth and beyond. Each class includes safe poses for each trimester, deep breathing, relaxation, and meditation. If you are dealing with any medical issues, please get clearance from your care provider. Please bring your own props for the class, like bolsters, blocks, pillows and blankets to make yourself comfortable (a limited supply of blocks and bolsters are available).

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Jenn Siverston

Sa Jan 14-Mar 411:30-12:30pm$100/814965

Sa Mar 11-Apr 2911:30-12:30pm$100/814966

Classes Included in Your Membership

A number of group fitness classes are included in your membership including: Step & Sculpt, HIIT, Zumba, Belly Fit, Belly Fit Flow, Yoga and Pilates Fusion and Hatha Yoga. Please view the schedule and class descriptions on our website at: https://www.crd.bc.ca/seaparc/ activity-schedules/fitness-schedule

Yoga from the Ground Up Ages 16+

Join Tom on this mindful movement journey towards building strength while improving your flexibility from the ground up. Modifications are offered and yoga props are available. We will explore different breathing practices and learn yoga tools to help with self-care. This class offers some softer, nourishing movements as well as a focus on building strength from your Ground Up.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Tom Kennedy

Tu Jan 3-Feb 2811:30-12:30pm$112.50/914983

Th Jan 5-Mar 211:30-12:30pm$112.50/914984

Tu Mar 7-Apr 2511:30-12:30pm$100/814985

Th Mar 9-Apr 2711:30-12:30pm$100/814986

Pilates Ballet Workout Ages 16+

This energizing class integrates barre ballet, weighted balls and resistance bands for a whole-body low impact dance-like workout to improve muscle tone and endurance as well as increase flexibility, balance and core conditioning.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Donna T.

Sa Jan 7-Feb 1110:15-11:15am$75/614987

Sa Feb 18-Mar 2510:15-11:15am$75/614994

G ENERAL I NTEREST

G ARAGE S ALE

Clean out your clutter and make some cash! Toys, tools, art, books, clothes and so much more! Pre-register in advance to reserve your table for the BIGGEST garage sale in Sooke. Please note guidelines: price items prior to sale, arrive no earlier than 8:00am for set-up, all unsold items must be removed from the facility. SEAPARC is a family-friendly facility, please do not display or sell items that may be offensive to others.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

SEAPARC Table

Sa Apr 299:00-12:30pm$15/1; $25/214703

Bring Your Own Table

Sa Apr 299:00-12:30pm$10/114706

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A RTS , C ULTURE & DANCE

Social Ballroom Dance Ages 19+

Social Ballroom Dance is a fabulous and fun way to combine mild exercise with the joy of moving to music in a safe and social setting.  Many enduring friendships have been made through ballroom dance, and the skills learned can last a lifetime and serve you well when attending any event where dancing is involved, such as weddings, office parties, Christmas parties, and even cruises.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex E & R Ballroom Dance

Introduction to Waltz & Foxtrot

Tu Jan 17-Feb 14 7:00-7:55pm $60/5 15201

Introduction to Swing

Tu Jan 17-Feb 14 8:05-9:00pm $60/5 15204

Introduction to Tango

Tu Feb 21-Mar 21 7:00-7:55pm $60/5 15205

Introduction to Cha Cha & Rhumba

Tu Feb 21-Mar 21 8:05-9:00pm $60/5 15206

Aloha Fit Hawaiian Dance for Beginners Ages 16+

Learn the basics of Hawaiian Dance, concentrating on learning hand, hip, and arm movements. We will learn choreographies where we gracefully move and sway to the music of Hawaii, Polynesia, Tahiti, and more, learning dance techniques such as the ami, tamua, afata, varu, and ope. This is a Hawaiian dance class for beginners with little or no experience.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Aloha Fit Mom and Tot Hawaiian Dance Ages 16+

Hawaiian Dance Fitness is a fun and exciting total body dance workout. It isolates your larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms. Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, this workout incorporates Polynesian dance set to the sounds of Polynesia, drum beats, reggae, pop, and more! This class is baby and toddler friendly - please feel free to bring your little one while you work out!

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex Cheryl M.

W Jan 11-Feb 22 1:00-1:45pm $70/7 15045

W Mar 1-Apr 26 1:00-1:45pm $70/7 15046

No class Mar 22, Mar 29

S PORT

Drop-in Pickleball All Ages

A fun racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Suitable for players of all ages and ability levels. Regular admission rates apply, included in membership. Schedule subject to change due to school events.

Location: Journey Middle School

Beginner/Families

M,W Jan 11-Jun 14 6:00-7:15pm

Intermediate

M,W Jan 11-Jun 14 7:15-8:30pm

No class Feb 20, Mar 20-31, Apr 10, May 22

Beginner Golf Clinic Ages 15+

These clinics are the perfect way to learn the game of golf and have some fun. Strong emphasis will be placed on the fundamentals - proper grip, posture, stance, and rules of the game. On the last day we will play on the course. Golf clubs are available for use if needed.

Location: DeMamiel Creek Golf Course / Victoria Golf Centre Griffin Gilmore

Th Apr 6-Apr 27 6:00-6:50pm $90/4 14709

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11-Feb 22 6:15-7:15pm $87/7 15039
1-Apr 26 6:15-7:15pm $87/7 15040
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W Mar
No class Mar 22, Mar 29

Taekwondo Ages 13+

Olympic style Taekwondo is one of the most popular martial arts in the world and you can find out why in our dynamic, challenging and fun adults Taekwondo program with Mijo Martial Arts. Beginning at white belt, you train with a wide range of belt levels, learning the basics and technique of our curriculum based system, this includes: kicking, punching, blocking, hand strikes, self-defence and patterns. Classes are a blend of traditional and sport Taekwondo training, stability and conditioning drills, are suitable for all levels and are led by a 5th Degree Master Instructor!

Location: Poirier Elementary SchoolMichelle Carpenter

M,WJan 9-Feb 227:00-7:45pm$132/1214908

M,WFeb 27-Apr 267:00-7:45pm$143/1314909

Mondays Only

MJan 9-Feb 137:00-7:45pm$65/514910

MFeb 27-Apr 247:00-7:45pm$78/614911

Wednesdays Only

WJan 11-Feb 227:00-7:45pm$91/714912

WMar 1-Apr 267:00-7:45pm$91/714913

No class Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 20-31, Apr 10

PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS

Designed with you in mind, personal training at SEAPARC Leisure complex will help you achieve your goals. Our qualified team will customize workouts to meet your needs and abilities. Whether a beginner or seasoned athlete we can support your fitness goals with our expertise! Work one-on-one or with a friend or family member. Sessions are valid for 6 months from date of purchase.

Pricing (plus tax)

Private

3 Sessions $150

6 Sessions $288

12 Sessions $564

Semi-Private (2 persons)

3 Sessions $94/person

6 Sessions $179/person

12 Sessions $314/person

Contact SEAPARC Reception to get started!

Group weight room orientations also available. For schedule, see page 15 for details.

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EARLY YEARS Ages 3-5

SEAPARC Leisure Complex is proud to be part of the Greater Victoria Communities Learn to Skate Program. This program will ensure consistency in skills learned across the region.

Preschool 1

Skaters will be taught basic skating skills including: balancing on two feet, touching toes, walking forwards, marching and falling down and getting up.

Preschool 2

Skaters will learn skills including: gliding, two foot jumps, making snow and walking backwards. This class is for children who can skate independently. Prerequisite: Preschool 1

Preschool 3

Skaters will learn skills including: v-pushes, one foot gliding, two foot jump while gliding, walking backwards with some glide, two foot quarter turns on the spot and stopping.

Prerequisite: Preschool 2

Preschool 4

Skaters will learn skills including: two foot glide on a curve, walking cross cuts, backward sculling and backwards stopping.

Prerequisite: Preschool 3

Winter 2023

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Level Day Start Finish Time Code # of classes Preschool Level 1 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:00am 14602 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 3:30pm 14609 10 Preschool Level 2 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:00am 14603 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 3:30pm 14610 10 Preschool
3/4 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:00am 14604 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 3:30pm 14611 10 Don’t forget! Helmets and gloves are required for all skate lesson participants before going on the ice. Skate Rentals included for all registered participants. 9 classes 10 classes 30 Minute Lessons $72 $80
Level

SCHOOL AGE Ages 5-12

Learn to Skate - Level 1

Children who do not have a lot of skating experience will build confidence on the ice. Skills will include: marching forwards, forwards gliding, making snow, falling down and getting up, and walking backwards.

Learn to Skate - Level 2

Skaters will learn skills including: forward sculling, one foot forward glides, stopping, walking backwards with some glide and two foot half turns on the spot. Prerequisite: Level 1 or Preschool 3

Learn to Skate - Level 3

Skaters will learn skills including: one foot glides on a curve, forwards walking cross cuts, backwards skating and sculling, two foot backwards glide to one foot and snow plow stop. Prerequisite: level 2 or Preschool 4

Learn to Skate - Level 4

Skaters will learn skills including: two foot stop, forwards cross cuts, turning forwards to backwards and backwards to forwards, and two foot jump in a glide backwards. Prerequisite: Level 3

Learn to Skate - Level 5

Skaters will learn skills including: backwards Mohawk turn, two foot stop in both directions, one foot jump gliding forwards, fast backwards start and fast forward start from back stop.

Prerequisite: Level 4

Learn to Skate - Level 6

This is an introduction to advanced skating skills, while continuing to focus on and enhance acquired skills. Skaters can request specific skills they would like to focus on with unstructured practice time with instructor supervision.

Prerequisite: Level 5

Winter 2023

9 classes 10 classes 30 Minute Lessons

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Level Day Start Finish Time Code # of classes
Age
1 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:45am 14605 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 4:15pm 14612 10
Age
2 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:45am 14606 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 4:15pm 14613 10
Age
3/4 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:45am 14607 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 4:15pm 14614 10
Age
5/6 (30 minute lessons) Su Jan 8 Mar 12 10:45am 14608 10 Tu Jan 10 Mar 14 4:15pm 14615 10
School
Level
School
Level
School
Level
School
Level
$72 $80

H OCKEY & S KATING D EVELOPMENT

Adult Skate Lessons - Learn to Skate Ages 13+

It’s never too late to learn how to skate! A fun approach to learning to skate, designed for skaters with limited or no experience. We will focus on familiarizing you to the ice and arena environment and take you through the natural progressions of balance and gliding. Helmets and gloves are required.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Su Jan 29-Mar 5 10:00-10:30am

Face Off For Fun Hockey Ages

5-8

Learn the basics of hockey in a fun and non-competitive way. You’ll stick handle, pass, shoot, and scrimmage. The minimum skating requirement is the ability to stand up independently, skate the width of the ice, and stop. Helmet with a face cage, shin pads, and gloves are mandatory.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Th Jan 12-Mar 16 3:30-4:15pm

Face Off For Fun Floor Hockey Ages

5-12

Non-contact floor hockey designed for kids who want to have fun while learning the game. This structured program will teach your child the basic skills of the game of floor hockey while improving endurance and having fun. Sticks & pucks are provided.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

5-7 Years

Tu Apr 11-May 30

8-12 Years

Youth Drop-in Floor Hockey Grades 6-12

Come together with your friends and enjoy the game of Floor Hockey. Drop in rates apply.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

F Apr 14-Jun 16 2:30-3:45pm Drop-in Rates

Everyone Welcome Drop-in

Skate

Roller Skates & Roller Blades

Drop in and visit for an Everyone Welcome Skate, Roller Skates and Roller Blades. These sessions provide an excellent opportunity for all members of the community to get active. Helmets are strongly recommended for all participants. Bring your own skates. Drop in rates apply.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Tu Apr 11-Jun 14 7:00-8:15pm Drop-in Rates

P RIVATE S KATE L ESSONS

Private Skate lessons are available for those who require a more individualized approach to learning or have a specific goal in mind. One of our experienced instructors will be happy to work with you.

Sundays between 10:00-11:15am or Tuesdays between 3:30-4:45pm

Rates: 30 minutes $28.75/private, $38.75/semi-private (2 people)

To book: contact the Recreation Program Coordinator, Eduardo Hermosa, at 250-642-8008 or erhermosa@crd.bc.ca

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$52.50/6
14626
$85/10
14623
3:45-4:35pm $68/8 14624
4:45-5:35pm $68/8 14625
Tu Apr 11-May 30

January 3 to March 19, 2023 • Schedule subject to change • View in real time online: seaparc.ca a r E na d rop - in s CHE dul E

See page 1 for Special Events on the ice. Pro-D Skates on Feb 6, 17, see page 1 for details.

Everyone Welcome Skate

These sessions provide an excellent opportunity for all members of the community to get active on the ice! Helmets are strongly recommended for all participants.

Family & Friends Hockey

All Ages

A program for everyone to play together and practice skating and puck handling skills. A family game will be played on the far end of the ice. Helmets and gloves are required for all participants. It is recommended that youth wear full gear for their own safety.

Youth Skate Grades 6-12

Get together with your friends for a fun skate in our Arena.

Skate Rentals

Regular Rentals: $3.25

Family Rate: (up to 5 family members) $6.50

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SUNDAY M ONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 11:30am-12:45pm Everyone Welcome Skate Everyone Welcome Skate Everyone Welcome Skate 2:30pm-3:45pm Youth Skate Grades 6-12 7:00pm-8:15pm Everyone Welcome Skate Family & Friends Hockey
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E ARLY YEARS

Water Playland

Ages 6 Months to 4 Years

Come in and enjoy some playtime in the water. The class will be divided into structure play and activities and discovery time. A great way to meet other parents and grandparents in the community. Parent participation required.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Th Jan 12-Mar 169:30-10:30am$100/1014633

Th Apr 6-Jun 89:30-10:30am$100/1014634

*Drop-ins accepted if class minimum is met

S CHOOL AGE

Red Cross Babysitters Course

Ages 11+

Learn to care for children of various ages. Basic first aid and personal safety measures are emphasized throughout this workshop. Participants will also learn a variety of age appropriate games to give them the tools to be a great babysitter. A training manual is included in the course fee. A Red Cross Babysitters certification card will be provided upon successful completion of the course.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Sa Jan 21-Jan 2812:30-4:30pm$75/214635

Sa Feb 18-Feb 2512:30-4:30pm$75/214636

Tu/ThMar 21-Mar 2312:30-4:30pm$75/214637

Sa Apr 22-Apr 2912:30-4:30pm$75/214638

Sa May 27-Jun 312:30-4:30pm$75/214639

Synchronized Swimming

Ages 8-15

This program will introduce participants to the basic skills of synchronized swimming, such as sculling, underwater movement and orientation, breath control, formations, and artistic athleticism. There will be a focus on flexibility, endurance, and overall comfort and confidence in the water, as well as elements of musicality and performance.

Swimming ability: (Ages 8-11) swim 50m and egg beater for 1 minute, (Ages 12-15) swim 100m and egg beater for 2 minutes.

Required: one-piece bathing suit, swim cap*, and nose plug* (*available for purchase at SEAPARC Leisure Complex).

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

8-11 Years

Th Jan 12-Mar 165:45-7:00pm$100/1015136

Th Apr 6-Jun 85:45-7:00pm$100/1015138

12-15 Years

Th Jan 12-Mar 164:00-5:30pm$100/1015139

Th Apr 6-Jun 84:00-5:30pm$100/1015137

SEAPARC Sharks Swim Group Ages 7-14

This swim and aquatic activity group will have fun and work on their swimming skills, endurance, as well as try aquatic sports and play fun games. Participants will build confidence in the water while having a ton of fun with their friends. Swimming ability: must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim 25 M.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Tu Jan 10-Mar 143:45-4:45pm$70/1014640

Tu Apr 4-Jun 63:45-4:45pm$70/1014641

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SEAPARC Sharks Aqua Sport/Fun Day Ages 7-14

Join us for FUN Fridays. Participants will enjoy swimming and aquatic games, while building confidence in the water and have a ton of fun making new friends.

Swimming ability: must be comfortable in deep water and be able to swim 25 M.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Bronze Medallion (Required) Ages 13+

Bronze Medallion challenges the candidate both mentally and physically. Judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for Assistant Lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Includes: Lifesaving manual, pocket mask and whistle, Can be 12 years old if successfully completed Bronze star.

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BECOME A L IFEGUARD

Bronze Star (Optional) Ages 8-13

The Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Star develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness. Candidates refine their stroke mechanics, acquire self-rescue skills, and apply fitness principles in training workouts. Bronze Star is excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion.

8 Hours

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Bronze Cross (Required) Ages 13+

EARN HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS

British Columbia and Yukon high school students can use Lifesaving Society certifications for credit toward high school graduation as follows:

• Bronze Cross is worth 2 credits for Grade 11.

• Bronze Cross and Lifesaving Instructor (LSI) are worth 3 credits for Grade 11.

• National Lifeguard Pool option (NL) is worth 2 credits for Grade 12.

The Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Cross begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as Assistant Lifeguards. Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. Bronze Cross is a prerequisite for National Lifeguard (NL)

Required: Lifesaving manual, Pocket mask and whistle. Can be purchased if needed.

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Jan 13-Mar 17 3:00-4:00pm $63/9 14642 F Apr 7-Jun 9 3:00-4:00pm $70/10 15133
class
F
No
Apr 21
Tu Jan 10-Feb 21 5:00-6:30pm $85/4 15134 Tu Apr 11-May 23 5:00-6:30pm $85/4 15135
Hours
SEAPARC Leisure Complex F Su Jan 13-Jan 22 4:00-8:00pm 11:00-5:00pm $170/4 14644 Tu-F Mar 21-Mar 24 10:00-3:00pm $170/4 14645 F Su Apr 14-Apr 23 4:00-8:00pm 11:00-5:00pm $170/4 14648
Location:
SEAPARC
Complex F Su Feb 17-Feb 26 4:00-8:00pm 11:00-5:00pm $170/4 14649 Tu-F Mar 28-Mar 31 10:00-3:00pm $170/4 14650 F Su May 5-May 14 4:00-8:00pm 11:00-5:00pm $170/4 14651
20 hours Location:
Leisure

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National Lifeguard (Required) Ages 15+

The National Lifeguard Pool certification is designed to develop the fundamental values, judgment, knowledge, skills and fitness required by lifeguards. The National Lifeguard course emphasizes the lifeguarding skills, principles and practices, and the decision-making processes which will assist the lifeguard to provide effective safety supervision in swimming pool environments.

44 hours.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Tu Jan 10-Mar 14 4:00-8:30pm

$355/10 14652

Tu Apr 4-Jun 6 4:00-8:30pm $355/10 14653

B ECOME A S WIM I NSTRUCTOR

Lifesaving Swim Instructor

Ages 15+

Successful completion of this 45 hour course (32 hours course work and 13 hours teaching practice) will certify you to teach Lifesaving Swim for Life lessons. The course includes practice teaching time.

Location: SEAPARC Leisure Complex

Sa Jan 7-Mar 11 10:30-2:30pm $275/8 14654

If you have any questions please contact:

Elizabeth Olsen, Aquatic Programmer

eolsen@crd.bc.ca

250.642.8007

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How Do I Become a Lifeguard?

Becoming a National Lifeguard is a rewarding but challenging journey. Knowledge and skills learned in each course will carry over into the next to help you succeed. Courses like Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross prepare you with water rescue skills, while Standard First Aid gives you the training to provide lifesaving measures to victims.

The prerequisites for National Lifeguard Pool are:

• 15 years old

• Bronze Cross

• Standard First Aid

Optional

Ages 10-14

Prerequisite

1

Ages 13+*

Bronze Star

Bronze Medallion

*or Age 12 if completed Bronze Star

2

Ages 13+

Required Courses

3

Ages 12+

4

Ages 15+

Bronze Cross

Standard First Aid

National Lifeguard

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NEW!

Program Equivalency

Before you make your swim class selection, please see our program transfer table.

If your child...

Is 4 to 12 months old and ready to learn to enjoy the water with parent...

Is 12 to 24 months old and ready to learn to enjoy the water with parent...

Is 2 to 3 years old and ready to learn to enjoy the water with parent...

Is 3 to 5 years old and just starting out on their own...

If 5 years+...

Can get in and out and jump into chest-deep water assisted; float and glide on front and back; blow bubbles and get face wet...

If 5 years+...

Can jump into chest-deep water; submerge and exhale underwater; float on front and back assisted for 3 sec...

If 5 years+...

Can jump into deep water wearing a lifejacket; recover objects from the bottom; hold breath underwater; float, glide and kick on front and back...

If 5 years+...

Can do solo jumps into deep water; swim front crawl 5m wearing a lifejacket and flutter kick on front, back and side...

If 5 years+...

Is 5 to 12 years and just starting out...

Can jump into chest deep water by themselves and into deep water wearing a lifejacket; open eyes, hold breath, and exhale underwater; float, kick and glide on front and back...

Can jump into deep water and do a sideways entry wearing a lifejacket; support self at the surface for 15 sec.; do whip kick in vertical position; and swim 10m on front and back...

Can tread for 30 sec.; do kneeling dives and front somersaults; 10m whip kick on back; and swim 15m front crawl and back crawl...

Can complete the Canadian Swim to Survive Standard: Roll - Tread (1 min.) - Swim (50m); dive; swim underwater; 15m whip kick on front; breaststroke arms with breathing; and swim front and back crawl 25m...

Can do shallow dives and cannonballs; eggbeater and scissor kick; swim 50m front and back crawl; breaststroke for 25m; sprint 25m; interval training 4 x 50m...

Can do stride entries and compact jumps; legs only surface support for 45 sec.; sprint 25m breaststroke; swim 100m of front crawl and back crawl and 300m workout...

Preferred successful completion - Swimmer 7/Rookie Patrol

Preferred successful completion - Swimmer 8/Ranger Patrol

Preferred successful completion - Swimmer 9/Star Patrol

Register in Lifesaving Society:

Previously in Red Cross Swim:

Parent & Tot 1 Starfish

Parent & Tot 2 Duck

Parent & Tot 3 Sea Turtle

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Preschool 1 Swimmer 1 Sea Otter
Preschool 2 Swimmer 1 Salamander
Preschool 3 Swimmer 1 Sunfish
Preschool 4 Swimmer 1 Crocodile
Preschool 5 Swimmer 1 Whale
Swimmer 1 Swim Kids 1
Swimmer 2 Swim Kids 2
Swimmer 3 Swim Kids 3
Swimmer 4 Swim Kids 4 Swim Kids 5
Swimmer 5 Swim Kids 6
Swimmer 6 Swim Kids 7
Swimmer 7/ Rookie Patrol Swim Kids 8
Swimmer 8/ Ranger Patrol Swim Kids 9
Swimmer 9/ Star Patrol Swim Kids
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Parent & Tot

4-36 Months

1 - Jellyfish (4-12 Months) Previously Starfish

Provides an orientation to water for infants and their parent/ caregiver. Parents/caregivers will learn how to swim safely with their infant in the pool through instruction of holds and supports. Infants will be introduced to getting their face wet, blowing bubbles and floating with the help of their caregiver.

2 - Goldfish (12-24 Months) Previously Duck

Teaches toddlers how to play in the water safely! They’ll learn how to enter and exit the water with help from their parent/ caregiver and will play games to encourage them to get their face wet and blow bubbles in the water. Toddlers will also develop floating and kicking skills with the support of their parent/caregiver.

3 - Seahorse (24-36 Months) Previously Sea Turtle

Teaches toddlers how to safely enter the water wearing a PFD. They’ll develop underwater skills such as submersion and opening their eyes underwater. ‘Starfish’ floats, ‘pencil’ floats and kicking skills are taught using songs and games.

Preschool Ages

3-5 Years

Preschool 1 Octopus Previously Sea Otter

Preschool 1 is a transitional level which transfers the preschooler to the care of the instructor. Preschoolers will have fun learning to get in and out of the water. They’ll learn how to put their face in the water, blow bubbles in the water, and how to float and glide.

Preschool 2 – Crab Previously Salamander

Preschool 2 teaches preschoolers how to safely jump into chest-deep water and how to swim wearing a PFD. They’ll learn submersion skills and continue to work on floats, glides, and kicking with buoyant objects.

Preschool 3 – Orca Previously Sunfish

Preschool 3 teaches preschoolers how to enter deep water safely wearing a PFD. They’ll learn how to submerge and exhale underwater, retrieve objects underwater, and will continue developing their floating, gliding and kicking skills.

Preschool 4 – Sea Lion Previously Crocodile

Preschool 4 teaches deep-water entries and treading water wearing a PFD. Preschoolers will become skilled at retrieving objects from the bottom of the pool in chest-deep water and performing front and side glide. Front crawl wearing a PFD is also introduced.

Preschool 5 – Narwhal Previously Whale

Preschool 5 teaches Swim to Survive® skills wearing a PFD. Front crawl and back crawl are introduced as well as interval fitness training. Preschoolers will also learn how to tread water and perform vertical whip kick with a buoyant aid. Once complete, preschoolers can register into Swimmer 2.

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Class Type Length of Class Price Parent & Tot 30 minutes $8/lesson Preschool Ages 30 minutes $8/lesson Swimmer 1-4 30 minutes $8/lesson Swimmer 5-6 45 minutes $11/lesson Swimmer 7-9 1 hour $14/lesson

Swimmers 5-12 Years

Swimmer 1 Previously Swim Kids 1

These beginners will become comfortable jumping into the water with and without a PFD. They’ll learn how to open their eyes, exhale and hold their breath underwater. Floats, glides and kicking skills are introduce.

Swimmer 2 Previously Swim Kids 2

These swimmers will jump into deeper water and learn to be comfortable falling sideways into the water wearing a PFD. They’ll learn how to tread water, develop kicking skills, and will be introduced to front crawl and back crawl.

Swimmer 3 Previously Swim Kids 3

These swimmers will learn how to dive and will do in-water somersaults and handstands to develop weight-transfer skills. They’ll learn Swim to Survive® skills, whip kick on back and will further develop their front crawl and back crawl.

Swimmer 4 Previously Swim Kids 4 & 5

These swimmers will become better at diving, treading water, and swimming underwater. They’ll learn the Swim to Survive® standard and start to develop breaststroke. Front crawl and back crawl are further developed.

Swimmer 5 Previously Swim Kids 6

These swimmers will master dives and swimming in deep water. They’ll further their Swim to Survive® skills and start to develop eggbeater kick. Breaststroke, front crawl, and back crawl are further developed. Interval training and sprinting drills continue to challenge these swimmers.

Swimmer 6 Previously Swim Kids 7

These swimmers will become proficient at deep water skills including stride entries and compact jumps. They’ll develop lifesaving kicks such as eggbeater and scissor kick. Breaststroke, front crawl, and back crawl are further developed. Head-up swims, interval training and a 300m workout develop strength and endurance.

Swimmer 7/Rookie Patrol Previously Swim Kids 8

Swimmers continue developing front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke. Swimmers develop individual fitness to meet a timed 100m swim and 350m workout. Water proficiency skills include swimming with clothes, ready position, and feet-first/ head-first surface dives. Demonstrating the ability to conduct a primary assessment and calling EMS are included as first aid skills. Victim recognition and throwing assists are other key elements of the program.

Swimmer 8/Ranger Patrol Previously Swim Kids

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Ranger Patrol enhances capability in the water including stride entries and underwater, forward and backward somersaults. Swimmers learn lifesaving sport skills with a lifesaving stroke medley, timed object support and a non-contact rescue with a buoyant aid. Eggbeater kick and increased fitness levels are developed to meet a 200m timed swim. First aid focuses on unconscious victims and obstructed airway procedures.

Swimmer 9/Star Patrol Previously Swim Kids 10

Recommended: Completed Swimmer 8 – Ranger Patrol. Star Patrol challenges swimmers with a 300m timed swim, 600m workout and a 25m object carry. Strokes are continued to be refined. Lifesaving skills include use of rescue aids, defense methods, victim removals and supporting a victim in shallow water. First aid focuses on treatment of bone or joint injuries and respiratory emergencies. Once complete, swimmers register into Bronze Star.

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s W i M l E ssons

Tuesday Morning Set #1 January 10th to March 14th

Registration Opens December 21 (10 Sessions)

Tuesday Morning Set #2 April 11th to June 6th

Registration Opens March 22 (9 Sessions)

Monday Afternoon/Evening Set #1 January 9th to March 13th (9 Sessions) Registration Opens December 21 (no class Feb 20)

Monday Afternoon/Evening Set #2 April 17th to June 5th (7 Sessions)

Registration Opens March 22 (no class May 22)

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Time 9:15 AM Octopus 14744 Jellyfish 14700 Octopus 14764 Jellyfish 14707 9:30 AM 9:45 AM Goldfish 14712 Crab 14828 Goldfish 14717 Crab 14838 10:00 AM 10:15 AM Seahorse 14725 Octopus 14745 Seahorse 14730 Octopus 14765 10:30 AM
Time 3:45 PM Octopus 14740 Swimmer 1 14846 4:00 PM Swimmer 14877 Crab 14820 4:15 PM Crab 14821 Swimmer 2 14861 Rookie/Ranger/Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15195 4:30 PM Swimmer 4 14890 Narwal 14811 4:45 PM Orca 14797 Seahorse 14723 5:00 PM Swimmer 1 14847 Octopus 14741 5:15 PM Jellyfish 14699 Swimmer 1 14848 Octopus 14742 5:30 PM Swimmer 5 14946 Swimmer 3 14878 5:45 PM Goldfish 14711 Swimmer 2 14862 Seahorse 14724 6:00 PM Swimmer 4 14891 6:15 PM Octopus 14743 Sea Lion 14805 Swimmer 6 14947 Crab 14822 6:30 PM Crab 14823 6:45 PM
Time 3:45 PM Octopus 14756 Swimmer 1 14851 4:00 PM Swimmer 14879 Crab 14829 4:15 PM Crab 14830 Swimmer 2 14865 Rookie/Ranger/Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15196 4:30 PM Swimmer 4 14892 Narwal 14813 4:45 PM Orca 14799 Seahorse 14728 5:00 PM Swimmer 1 14852 Octopus 14758 5:15 PM Jellyfish 14705 Swimmer 1 14853 Octopus 14762 5:30 PM Swimmer 5 14948 Swimmer 3 14880 5:45 PM Goldfish 14716 Swimmer 2 14866 Seahorse 14729 6:00 PM Swimmer 4 14893 6:15 PM Octopus 14763 Sea Lion 14807 Swimmer 6 14949 Crab 14832 6:30 PM Crab 14831 6:45 PM

s W i M l E ssons

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Wednesday Afternoon/Evening Set #1 January 11th to March 15th (10 Sessions) Registration Opens December 21 Time 3:45 PM Octopus 14746 Swimmer 2 14863 4:00 PM Swimmer 4 14894 Crab 14824 Swimmer 6 14939 4:15 PM Crab 14825 Swimmer 1 14849 4:30 PM Swimmer 3 14881 Seahorse 14726 4:45 PM Octopus 14747 Sea Lion 14806 Swimmer 5 14937 5:00 PM Swimmer 2 14942 Crab 14826 5:15 PM Swimmer 1 14850 Goldfish 14714 5:30 PM Rookie/Ranger/Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15197 Swimmer 4 14895 Octopus 14748 5:45 PM Swimmer 2 14864 Jellyfish 14701 6:00 PM Swimmer 3 14882 Narwal 14812 6:15 PM Seahorse 14727 Orca 14798 6:30 PM Octopus 14749 Crab 14827 6:45 PM Wednesday Afternoon/Evening Set #2 April 12th to June 7th (9 Sessions) Registration Opens March 22 Time 3:45 PM Octopus 14767 Swimmer 2 14867 4:00 PM Swimmer 4 14896 Crab 14833 Swimmer 6 14940 4:15 PM Crab 14834 Swimmer 1 14854 4:30 PM Swimmer 3 14883 Seahorse 14731 4:45 PM Octopus 14789 Sea Lion 14808 Swimmer 5 14938 5:00 PM Swimmer 2 14943 Crab 14835 5:15 PM Swimmer 1 14855 Goldfish 14718 5:30 PM Rookie/Ranger/Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15198 Swimmer 4 14897 Octopus 14790 5:45 PM Swimmer 2 14868 Jellyfish 14708 6:00 PM Swimmer 3 14941 Narwal 14814 6:15 PM Seahorse 14732 Orca 14800 6:30 PM Octopus 14791 Crab 14836 6:45 PM

Saturday Morning Set #1 January 7th to March 11th (10 Sessions)

Opens December 21

Saturday Morning Set #2 April 15th to June 10th (9 Sessions)

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Registration
Time 9:15 AM Jellyfish 14702 Swimmer 3 14872 Swimmer 4 14884 9:30 AM Swimmer 2 14859 Crab 14816 Octopus 14736 9:45 AM Goldfish 14710 Swimmer 3 14871 Swimmer 4 14885 10:00 AM Swimmer 1 14843 Seahorse 14720 Orca 14796 10:15 AM Octopus 14737 Swimmer 5 14928 Swimmer 2 14934 10:30 AM Sea Lion 14804 Octopus 14738 Crab 14817 10:45 AM Swimmer 1 14844 Seahorse 14721 11:00 AM Crab 14818 Rookie/Ranger/ Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15199 Swimmer 6 14930 Swimmer 1 14845 11:15 AM Swimmer 2 14860 Narwal 14810 11:30 AM Octopus 14739 Swimmer 3 14873 11:45 AM Seahorse 14722 Swimmer 4 14886 Crab 14819 12:00 PM Orca 14801 12:15 PM
Registration Opens
Time 9:15 AM Jellyfish 14704 Swimmer 3 14874 Swimmer 4 14887 9:30 AM Swimmer 2 14869 Crab 14839 Octopus 14792 9:45 AM Goldfish 14715 Swimmer 3 14875 Swimmer 4 14888 10:00 AM Swimmer 1 14856 Seahorse 14733 Orca 14802 10:15 AM Octopus 14793 Swimmer 5 14929 Swimmer 2 14935 10:30 AM Sea Lion 14809 Octopus 14794 Crab 14840 10:45 AM Swimmer 1 14857 Seahorse 14734 11:00 AM Crab 14841 Rookie/Ranger/ Star Swimmer 7/8/9 15200 Swimmer 6 14931 Swimmer 1 14858 11:15 AM Swimmer 2 14870 Narwal 14815 11:30 AM Octopus 14795 Swimmer 3 14876 11:45 AM Seahorse 14735 Swimmer 4 14889 Crab 14842 12:00 PM Orca 14803 12:15 PM
March 22
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istings
C o MM unity l

CELEBR ATE WITH US BIRTHDAY PARTIES AT SEAPARC!

Pool Party

All Ages

Available Saturdays 12:30-2:30pm

$159 includes:

• Party host

• Pool admission for up to 10 children

• 1-hour of activities in the pool

• 1-hour in the party room for food, cake and presents

• 11-15 guests: additional $35

Please note: Children under 7 years must be within arm’s reach of an adult (16+) at all times. Maximum 3 children per adult, or children under 7 years must wear a PFD (Personal Floatation Device).

Skate Party

5+ Years

Available Sundays 11:30am-1:30pm

$159 includes:

• Party host

• Skating admission to for up to 15 children (rentals included)

• 1-hour of skating on the ice with leader

• 1-hour in the party room for food, cake and presents

Please note: Skate Parties are only available September-March. No hockey equipment permitted.

INFORMATION FOR PARENTS: Parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Your Birthday Party Host will set up, provide fun and supervision and stay to clean up the mess! We supply table cloths, napkins, plates, cutlery and a Birthday Party Host. Parents bring their own food, cake and candles. Party Room is available 15 minutes prior to start time for set up.

Kindergym Party

1-4 Years

Available Saturdays 12:15pm-2:15pm

$159 includes:

• Party host

• 2 hours in the party room

• Play-time with the bounce house and kindergym toys for up to 15 children, followed by time for food, cake and presents.

DIY Party

All Ages

Available Saturdays and Sundays.

DIY Rental Options:

• Multi-purpose rooms, $32/hour + tax

• Skating or pool admission regular fees apply.

• Children under 7 in the pool must be accompanied by an adult (16+) at a 1:3 ratio.

• Event Insurance required for DIY parties.

For more information call SEAPARC reception at 250.642.8000.

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F a C ility b ookings

SEAPARC Leisure Complex has a variety of space available to rent for small meetings, parties, events, trade shows, conferences and private pool parties.

POOL

Private Pool Rental

$150/hour + tax includes 2 lifeguards

Lane Rental - Adult/Commercial

$25/hour + tax

Lane Rental - Youth

$13/hour + tax

STAN JONES FIELD

Ball games & tournaments

$25/game ARENA

Ice available Sept to March

Dry floor available April to June

Rates vary, call for pricing.

SPORT BOX

Rates vary, call for pricing.

MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

Half Room $32/hour + tax

Full Room $64/hour + tax

FITNESS STUDIO

Half Room $40/hour + tax

Full Room $80/hour + tax

BOARD ROOM

$20/hour + tax

Facility bookings must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Event insurance may be required for your rental. Ask for details.

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FACILITY BOOKINGS CONTACT INFORMATION Ice & Pool Bookings Debby Davies 250.642.8003 ddavies@crd.bc.ca Facility Room Bookings Reception 250.642.8000 seaparc@crd.bc.ca

A DMINISTRATION

SEAPARC Manager Melanie Alsdorf

250.642.8009 malsdorf@crd.bc.ca

Administrative Coordinator Shari Mason 250.642.8004 smmason@crd.bc.ca

Administrative Secretary Megan MacKeigan 250.642.8005 mmackeigan@crd.bc.ca

Recreation Receptionist & Ice/Pool Bookings

Debby Davies

Recreation Receptionist Susan Wright

250.642.8003 ddavies@crd.bc.ca

250.642.8000 swright@crd.bc.ca

P ROGRAMS & FACILITIES

Program Services Manager

Colleen Hoglund

250.642.8006 choglund@crd.bc.ca

Recreation Program Coordinator Eduardo Hermosa 250.642.8008 erhermosa@crd.bc.ca

Recreation Program Assistant

Darcy Smith 250.642.8008 dsmith@crd.bc.ca

Fitness & Aquatic Coordinator Sadie Harvey 250.642.8014 sharvey@crd.bc.ca

Aquatic Programmer Elizabeth Olsen 250.642.8007 eolsen@crd.bc.ca

Aquatic Assistant Trevor Smith 250.642.8007 tsmith@crd.bc.ca

Facilities Operations Supervisor Jim Govan 250.642.8002 jgovan@crd.bc.ca

Location: 2168 Phillips Rd, Sooke BC

Phone: 250.642.8000

Email: seaparc@crd.bc.ca

Facebook: facebook.com/seaparc.crd

Mailing Address: PO Box 421, Sooke BC V9Z 1H4

Fax: 250.642.4710

Website: www.seaparc.ca

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Healthy Happens Here

Available to purchase Dec 12

Ask Reception for details on these and all SEAPARC passes!

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