SCHOOL Age - Spring/Summer 2019

Registration for Spring and Summer 2019 opens at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 5.  Click here for online registration and registration policies.

NERF Games (7 – 12 years) - NEW!

Does your child love fort building, strategizing and most of all Nerf toys?  This program is for them! Participants to supply their own Nerf gun and indoor shoes. Battery operated or non-foam dart guns will not be permitted.

Instructor: TBD
Minimum number of participants for program to run: 10
Lady Evelyn Alternative School, 63 Evelyn Avenue
March 21 - April 25 (6 weeks),  
Thursday, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


BABYSITTING Course (11 - 15 years, or completion of grade 5) - NEW!

The Red Cross Babysitting Course will provide the training needed to become a responsible babysitter. Participants learn how to create and manage a babysitting business and how to supervise younger siblings or other children in a safe and responsible manner. Topics include: How to find clients and make money babysitting, caring for children of all ages, creating safe environments and preventing accidents, fire safety and prevention, what to do in an emergency, good decision-making and leadership skills, basic first-aid skills. Youth will take home a Babysitter’s Manual and certification card.

Instructor: First Aid Connect

Minimum number of participants for program to run: 10
Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street
April 14  
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


MAGIC the Gathering: Family Friendly Tournament (6+ years) - NEW!

Magic: The Gathering is a card game where players use logic and strategy to defeat their opponent. This is a fun and friendly tournament for families with a good basic understanding of the game or who attended our last Magic event. Please bring your own deck or borrow one from us. Children must register with a parent/supervising adult.

Instructor: Joseph Munro
Minimum number of participants for program to run: 10
Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street

April 28 

Sunday, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.


SOCCER in the Park (3 – 6 years)

Each week starts with a fun warm up with our enthusiastic instructors, moves on to some age appropriate drills, and finishes up with a fun game. The emphasis is always on participation. Our aim is to provide your child with a fun and positive early soccer experience that fosters the joy of playing for many years to come!
A supervisory adult is required to stay in the park. Parents participation welcome but not compulsory.
Instructors: TBD
Minimum number of participants for program to run: 8
Brantwood Park, 39 Onslow Crescent, meet at the field house.
May 11 - June 22 (6 weeks), no program May 18
Saturday, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. (3 years)
Saturday, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (4 - 6 years)
June 20 - July 18 (5 weeks),
Thursday, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. (3 - 6 years)

Photo by Jim Lamont

ADOPTION Potluck and Play (5 - 12 years)

Come gather with families brought together through adoption. This casual gathering offers fun for children and a chance for parents to connect with other adoptive families. Activities are organized by program participants. There are toys available, but participants are welcome to bring toys, games and craft activities to share. In spring and fall, sports equipment is made available. In the winter, participants often take advantage of the wonderful outdoor rink in Brantwood Park.
A potluck supper is part of the fun; each family brings a simple and nutritious food item to be shared. Plates, cutlery, cups, etc., provided, as well as use of a coffeemaker, coffee, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. There is no stove.
Participants are asked to leave the room as found and leave dishes clean or in the dishwasher.
Minimum number of participants for program to run: 8
Brantwood Park field house, 39 Onslow Crescent
April 14, May 12 and June 9
Sunday, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
$22 per child attending

STAY Safe (9+ years, or completion of grade 3) - Cancelled!

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Stay Safe program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth’s capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tool to stay safe in a variety of different situations. The course will include: Importance of responsibility and respect while being accountable for yourself, importance of setting and following rules around safety when on your own, how to stay safe at home and within the community, how to prepare, recognize and respond to unexpected situations (ie. Inclement weather, strangers, unanticipated visits, and first aid including calling EMS/911, choking, asthma, anaphylaxis, burns and bleeding.

Instructor: First-Aid Connect

Minimum number of participants for program to run: 10
Old Town Hall, 61 Main Street
April 7  
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


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