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Winter I Registration 

Registration for Winter I swimming lessons, skating lessons, recreation programs and holiday programs is open now. For more information please contact Customer Service at [email protected] or 519-940-9092.

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Holiday Programs

 Holiday Camp

 Join us for a full day of holiday themed activities, games and crafts. Camp is offered to school-aged children 4-13 years. Drop-off begins at 8:00am. Camp activities run 9:00am-4:00pm. Pick-up concludes at 5:00pm. Please send your child(ren) with lunch and snacks for the day (nut free please!) and outdoor clothing. Participants may enjoy swimming and skating (depends on facility availability). Campers ages 4-5 will NOT be swimming.

Camp is available December 23, 27-30 and January 2-5 at Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre.

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 Breakfast with Santa

 Enjoy a continental breakfast with the big man himself! Children will participate in holiday-themed crafts and songs, followed by a visit from Santa and his North Pole friends! Pre-registration and parent/guardian participation is required. 

December 10 9:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m 

Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre - Banquet Hall

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 Holiday Hang Outs 

 Drop the kids off with the Program Leaders for a fun afternoon of themed activities, snacks and holiday movies while you catch up on shopping, wrapping, or just enjoy a quiet afternoon before the holidays begin.

December 10 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre

December 16 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre

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Skating Lessons 

Skates and CSA-approved hockey helmets are mandatory. Full face masks are strongly recommended. No bob skates. 

 Parent & Child (Ages 2 to 5)

 This program teaches your child the fundamentals of skating with the assistance of the parent in a group lesson format. CSA approved helmets are required for both parent and child.

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 Preschool (Ages 4 to 5)

 This program teaches the fundamentals of skating in a group lesson format, for beginners to advanced skaters. Participants are assessed and divided into levels based on skating ability.

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 Youth (Ages 6 to 17 years)

 This program teaches the fundamentals of skating in a group lesson format, for beginners to advanced skaters. Participants are assessed and divided into levels based on skating ability.

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 Private & Semi-Private Lessons
 Private skating lessons with a focus on beginner/recreational to advanced skating skills (not hockey).

Semi-Private: This program teaches the fundamentals of skating in a small group lesson format, for beginners to advanced skaters (not hockey). Participants are assessed and divided into levels based on skating ability.
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Hockey Lessons & Power Skating 

CSA-approved full hockey equipment, including CSA-approved hockey helmet with facemask and hockey stick are mandatory for power skating. 

CSA-approved hockey helmet with facemask, gloves and hockey stick are mandatory for private hockey lessons. Full hockey equipment is recommended.

 Private Hockey Lessons

 Private lessons with a focus on skating technique for hockey. This program is suitable for participants who are registered and currently participating in a hockey program at the Rep or House League level.

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 Power Skating

 This program focuses on improving participants skating ability/skills required for hockey – balance, power, agility, speed and endurance. Instruction and attention to technique teaches players how to skate well, as well as skate powerfully. This program is suitable for participants who are registered and currently participating in a hockey program at the Rep or House League level. Players must be able to skate the length of the ice with speed, and have backwards skating ability.

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General Interest Programs

 Art (Ages 5 to 11)

 Experiment with basic art techniques including sculpting, painting, drawing and more. Participants will be encouraged to let their creativity flow. The session will end with an art exhibit for family and friends.

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 Cooking (Ages 8 to 11)

 Learn the basics of cooking. This program focuses on expanding taste buds, gaining kitchen confidence, enforcing kitchen safety, promoting good food choices and learning different cooking techniques. Participants will be involved in menu planning and create their own cookbook!

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 Youth Socials (Ages 7 to 14)

 Calling kids ages 7 to 14! Join the Recreation Program Leaders for a themed night of fun, snacks and socializing. Pre-registration is required.

November 18 Friday Night Social is at Tony Rose 7 - 9 p.m. - Movie Night & Pyjama Party! 

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Recreation Leaders (Ages 12 to 16)

 Participants will understand the basics of leadership theory and different styles of leadership. They will further identity, understand, and develop their emerging leadership style and qualities while learning how to motivate others through interactive and cooperative games. Participants will also participate in a community project. This program will promote development of leadership through team-based activities and problem-based learning. The participants will focus on goal setting and communication skills. An opportunity to volunteer for one of our other programs while enrolled in the course or after the session will be provided. 

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Home Alone (Ages 9 to 12)

The Town of Orangeville has collaborated with SOS 4 Kids to offer our Home Alone Course. This course will be conducted by an SOS certified instructor.  Home Alone helps bridge the gap in your child’s first steps to staying home on their own without adult supervision. This course covers topics such as street smarts, people safety, online and internet safety, home fires, emergencies and other situations, and basic first aid skills.

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Babysitting (Ages 11 to 15)

The Babysitting course, refreshed and revised, now has a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course, taught by SOS 4 Kids, covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. This aim of this course is to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. The updated curriculum, complete with new science, also provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.

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Stand Up and Speak for Kids (Ages 9 to 12)

This four week introductory workshop to public speaking will help you become more comfortable in front of your class. Learn the secrets to controlling nervousness while having fun. You will learn how to put your thoughts together quickly and effectively, learn the basics of speaking in front of an audience and become more confident in your presentations. 

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Stand Up and Speak for Teens (Ages 13+)

This four week introductory workshop to public speaking will help you become more comfortable in front of your class. Learn the secrets to controlling nervousness while having fun. You will learn how to put your thoughts together quickly and effectively, learn the basics of speaking in front of an audience and become more confident in your presentations.

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Sports

Indoor running shoes are required. Please note that parent/guardians are not permitted in the gymnasium but must remain on site for the duration of the program.

 Basketball (Ages 5 to 11)

 This introductory basketball program focuses on developing skills in a non-competitive environment, with a focus on fundamental skills such as co-ordination, co-operation, and gross motor movements. Participants will learn the rules, dribbling, passing and shooting skills as well as participate in structured game play. 

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 Floor Hockey (Ages 5 to 11)

 This introductory floor hockey program focuses on developing skills in a non-competitive environment, with a focus on fundamental skills such as co-ordination, co-operation, and gross motor movements. Participants will begin to learn the rules, offensive and defensive positioning, passing, shooting and ball control as well as participate in structured game play. 

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 Multi-Sports (Ages 3 to 11)

 This introductory multi-sport program introduces participants to a variety of different sports in a non-competitive environment, with a focus on fundamental skills such as co-ordination, co-operation, and gross motor movements. Participants will learn skills and rules for a variety of different sports and will participate in structured game play.

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 Indoor Soccer (Ages 3 to 11)

 This introductory soccer program focuses on developing skills in a non-competitive environment, with a focus on fundamental skills such as co-ordination, co-operation, and gross motor movements. Participants will begin to learn the rules, offensive and defensive positioning, passing, shooting and ball control as well as participate in structured game play. 

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The Recreation & Events Department reserves the right to cancel or alter any classes, times, costs or locations of programs without notice in the event of low enrolment or change of availability of facilities or instructors.
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Recreation passes

Get a recreation pass and access drop-in skating, swimming and sports programs for children and youth.