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Fall 2017 Community Services Recreation Guide ESSEX • HARROW • McGREGOR • COLCHESTER Register online at essexconnect.ca Follow us

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START YOUR KIDS OFF RIGHT THIS SCHOOL SEASON Our programs are carefully designed to strengthen your child’s physical abilities along with his or her’s ability to listen and learn. Offering classes for adults and children. Beginner classes forming now. NEW LOCATION! Essex Recreation Complex 242 Talbot St. N., Essex (Attached to Essex District High School) 519-560-0396Tuesday &Thursday 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Continuous Enrollment Throughout The Year

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Welcome Table of Contents Residents of all ages are offered a comprehensive and diversified program of recreation services under the Town of Essex Community Services. Year round indoor activities are conducted in the department’s community centres. Programs are designed to meet the interests and needs of preschoolers through zoomers. Program brochures and fliers are available at the all recreation facilities, community centres and the municipal building as well as essex.ca. Please visit for additional information. Community Services Department Town of Essex Contacts Administration Doug Sweet Director, Community Services Janice Aloisio Administrative Assistant Recreation and Culture Cynthia Cakebread Manager, Recreation and Culture Sarah Newton Assistant Manager, Aquatics Phone # / Extension Email 519-776-7336 ext. 1130 dsweet@essex.ca 519-776-7336 ext. 1124 jaloisio@essex.ca 519-776-8992 ccakebread@essex.ca 519-776-8992 snewton@essex.ca Jason Jolicoeur Assistant Manager, Programs 519-776-8992 jjolicoeur@essex.ca Megan Metcalfe Deck Supervisor Sheina Robson Facility Clerk, Community Centres/Pools/Gyms Parks and Facilities John Olsen Manager, Parks and Facilities Jay Affleck Assistant Manager, Facilities Jake Morassut Facility Clerk , Arenas and Harbour/Outdoor Sports Facilities 519-776-8992 mmetcalfe@essex.ca 519-776-8992 srobson@essex.ca 519-776-7336 ext. 1302 jolsen@essex.ca 519-776-7336 ext. 1326 jaffleck@essex.ca 519-776-7336 ext. 1301 jmorassut@essex.ca Facility Essex Recreation Complex Essex Community Centre McGregor Community Centre Harrow and Colchester South Recreation Complex Address 242 Talbot Street N. Essex, ON 25 Gosfield Townline W. Essex, ON 9571 Walker Road McGregor, ON 243 McAffee St. Harrow, ON Birthday Party Packages ................................................. 4, 5 Registration Information ..................................................... 6 Transfer and Refund Information ......................................7 Parent-Tot Programs.............................................................. 8 Music Programs....................................................................... 9 Sport Development/Canadian Sport 4 Life ........ 10, 11 Sport Development/Gymnastics................................... 12 Youth Programs.............................................................. 13-15 Day Camp Information...................................................... 16 Clubhouse Day Camp ........................................................ 17 PA Day Workshops & Training ......................................... 18 PA Days thanksgiving/Halloween.................................. 19 Family & General Programs.............................................. 20 Z.E.A.L.L................................................................................... 21 Adult Programs ............................................................. 22, 23 Ice Rental Information ........................................................ 26 Skating Recreational Information ................................. 27 Essex Facility Information.......................................... 28, 29 Indoor/Outdoor Walking Tracks...................................... 30 Youth and Adult Badminton / Parallel 42 ................... 31 Special Events....................................................................... 32 Art Excellence / Sip & Paint ............................................... 33 Aquatic Admission Policy ................................................. 34 Swimming Recreational Information........................... 35 Aquatic Fitness ..................................................................... 36 Lengths ................................................................................... 37 Aquatics Accessibility & General Info........................... 38 Registration Guide .............................................................. 39 Swim For Life......................................................................... 40 Parent-Tot Swimming Lessons........................................ 41 Preschool Swimming Lessons................................... 42-44 Sibling Swim Lessons......................................................... 45 Private Swimming Lessons .............................................. 46 Youth Swimming Lessons .......................................... 47-50 Want To Be A Lifeguard & Instructor?........................... 52 Lifesaving Programs .................................................... 53, 54 Leadership Courses ............................................................ 55 Holiday Schedule................................................................. 57 Town of Essex Government/Accessibility................... 58 Let Us Host Your Event....................................................... 59 Photographs… In order to publicize programs, the Town of Essex may take photos of people involved in various programs. These photos will be used in Town publications, and are not for sale. If you don’t wish you picture or your child’s picture to be used please inform us in writing. Our facilities are open to the public and frequently media personnel visit unannounced to take photos. If your child is a regular participant in our programs and you do not want his/her photo published, please inform the staff during registration. We will make every effort possible to ensure that your child is not photographed by visiting media. Information: 519-776-8992 3

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Birthday Party Sport ~ Skate ~ Aquatic Looking for an easy and affordable way to celebrate that special day? Well, look no further! Essex Community Services has a package that will suit your needs. Let our staff organize a fantastic birthday party for your child! Sport ~ Skate ~ Aquatic Party Package Information These 2 hour parties include one hour of staff led activity – either sports, games, recreational swim, recreational skate, private swim – and then one hour of time to eat pizza and juice and open presents! Best of all, leave the set up and clean up to us! *Aquatic Admission Policy applies to all swim parties – please see page 34 for details. Please include all party guests in your total group size number (both adults and children). Sport/Activity Party Instructor led choice of games or activities! Group Size 2 Hour Party Price A Up to 15 $170.00 B Up to 25 $220.00 C Up to 40 $275.00 D Up to 50 $325.00 Recreational Swimmer/Skater Parties Join one of our recreational swims or skates! Group Size 2 Hour Party Price A Up to 15 $150.00 B Up to 25 $200.00 C Up to 40 $255.00 D Up to 50 $305.00 *Add Water Slide $160.00 $220.00 $290.00 $345.00 Aquatic Birthday Party Private pool party just for your guests! Rates are based on booking of 1 (one) pool only. Additional charges apply for bookings of more than one pool. Ask us about booking the small yellow slide for your little ones! Group Size One Pool Only Add Rope Only Add Slide Only Add Rope and Slide A Up to 15 $195.00 $220.00 $230.00 $255.00 B Up to 25 $260.00 $285.00 $295.00 $320.00 C Up to 40 $360.00 $385.00 $395.00 $420.00 D Up to 50 $450.00 $475.00 $485.00 $510.00 Register at essexconnect.ca 4

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Packages Specialty Theme Our theme parties are an exciting alternative for your pre-schooler or young child. They are tailored specifically for the little ones with games, crafts and much more! Parties include pizza, juice and all party supplies and are led by one of our party specialists! Specialty Theme Party Package Information These 2 hour parties include one hour of staff led activity and then one hour of time to eat pizza and juice and open presents! Best of all, leave the set up and clean up to us! Please contact us for available dates and times. Princess Party Be crowned Birthday Princess on your special day! You will surely be treated like royalty. Come and enjoy a princess worthy craft and many princess games that you and your friends will love! Group Size Up to 10 Extra participant (Max of 15 participants) 2 Hour Party Price $155.00 $15.00 Ahoy Matey Pirate Party Land ho me hardies! Hoist the flag – it’s time to celebrate! Our friendly party staff will help you enter the world of pirates with a Jolly Pirate craft, and adventurous treasure hunt! Join us on the high seas of fun! L’il Chef’s Party Let us help celebrate your birthday by cooking up a storm! You and your friends will be able to cook your very own birthday cakes, as well as play lots of exciting party games! L’il Builders Lego® Party Blow out the candles and break out the bricks with a LEGO® birthday party! Children will work in teams and will be engaged in multiple building challenges. Following the challenges, there will be ample time for free-building. Children will have creative freedom to build whatever their minds can visualize. Firefighter’s Party NEW! Children love fire trucks and parties - and it’s a piece of cake for the parents too! Guests at the party are provided a tour of the station, apparatus, and fire safety activities. Guests also are shown demonstrations of the firefighting equipment, play games with firefighters, and are given the chance to pretend to be firefighters with activities that simulate actual firefighting. Saturday Only 11:00am to 1:00pm ** Fire crews must remain in-service at all times in order to respond to emergencies. For this reason, it may not be possible for us to guarantee their attendance, although every effort will be made. Information: 519-776-8992 5

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Registration Information How to Participate: 1. Current and previous Essex recreation program users should call 519-776-8992 to confirm your login and PIN 2. New program users should go to essexconnect.ca, select “Create New” then call 519-776-8992 to confirm new account information, login and PIN 3. Visit essexconnect.ca and click “Login” 4. Begin registering for classes! 5. Need help? We are always here to assist! Call 519-776-8992! Questions about registration? Visit our website: Select FAQ’s from the EssexConnect page for answers OR Contact our Registration Help Desk: 519-776-8992 Registration Dates Fall 1 Online August 14 Open (In Person/Phone/Fax) August 21 Fall 2 Online October 9 Open (In Person/Phone/Fax) October 16 Method 1. Online 2. In Person 3. Drop off 4. Mail 5. Fax LDetails www.essexconnect.ca Essex Rec Complex 242 Talbot St N Essex ON N8M 2E1 Essex Rec Complex 242 Talbot St N Essex ON N8M 2E1 Essex Rec Complex 242 Talbot St N Essex ON N8M 2E1 519-776-9528 Payment Visa or MasterCard Cash, cheque, debit, Visa or MasterCard Visa or MasterCard Visa or MasterCard Visa or MasterCard CReceipt Print Your Own Will be provided and at essexconnect.ca Available for pickup processing or at essexconnect.ca Available for pickup processing or at essexconnect.ca Available for pickup processing or at essexconnect.ca We didn’t know that you wanted to register Courses will be cancelled 5 business days before the program start date if registration numbers do not meet the minimum required to run the course. Register Early; don’t be disappointed! Register at essexconnect.ca 6

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Transfer and Refund Do you need to change or cancel your registration? You may be able to transfer to a different program, or receive a partial or full refund. Some conditions apply. Programs offered by Essex often have waiting lists. If you do not plan to attend, please allow someone else the opportunity by submitting your request to transfer or withdraw before the program begins! Information Transfer and Refund Policy Situation Details Refund Information Transfer Information Prior to start of program Written notification is received 5 business days or more prior to the program start date Full refund will be issued Receive a full Family Account credit towards an alternate program 1st day to 3rd day of program Written notification is received on the 1st day of the program up to and including the 3rd day of the program Receive a refund minus an administrative fee of $25.00 to a maximum of 40% of the course fee Receive a pro-rated Family Account credit towards an alternate program After the 3rd lesson Written notification is received after the 3rd day of the program No refund will be issued Receive a pro-rated Family Account credit only if accompanied by a medical note Program has ended Program is cancelled Transfers will be made wherever possible Written notice is received after the program has ended A registrant cannot be accommodated due to insufficient enrollment or we cancel you program for other reasons A participant is withdrawn by our staff due to program incompatibility No refund will be issued Full refund will be issued Receive a pro-rated refund No transfers will be allowed Transfers will be made wherever possible Receive a pro-rated Family Account credit Important Notice All requests for transfers/refunds for Aquatic Leadership/Program Workshops/One Day Courses/Weekend Courses/Day Camp Programs (please review Program Refund or Credit Request Form Day Camp/Workshops/One Day courses/Leadership und Play Programs and Activities at essex.ca) must be received in writing 5 business days prior to the first day of program start dates. Customers cannot register for these courses once the program has begun; therefore this time is required to ensure course viability. Customers will receive a full refund or Family Account credit if they cancel in writing at least 5 business days prior to the first day of the program. No refunds for course materials or excursions/field trips will be issued if proper written notification is not received. RReeggiisstteerr OONNLLIINNEE aatt...... Information: 519-776-8992 7

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Parent-Tot Programs Recreation opportunities and physical activity are essential to a child’s mental and social development as well as health and wellness. Recreation improves team building skills and healthier relationships. Our programs strive to provide children with positive, healthy, active and fun opportunities. Totnastics This recreational program introduces gym equipment and physical activity, with singing, activities such as rolling, climbing, swinging, balancing, sliding and jumping in an exciting environment. Totnastics 2 to 4 years 1:15 9 Classes = $40.00 *8 Classes = $35.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 5:30pm-6:15pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6795 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 5:30pm-6:15pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6796 Little Picassos Roll up your sleeves and get ready to dive into this messy art program for your little ones. Parents will help children participate in finger painting, water play, drawing, and more tactile projects allowing their imagination to go wild. Little Picassos 2 to 4 years 1:15 9 Classes = $40.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 5:15pm-5:45pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6797 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 5:15pm-5:45pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6798 Learn and play together! We offer a number of opportunities for young people to participate in a program with an adult. This is a great way to connect with your child, have some fun and stay active! Fall Session 1 ( F1) - No Lessons on the following dates: Thanksgiving Sunday, October 8 Thanksgiving Monday, October 9 Halloween, Tuesday, October 31 Fall Session 2 ( F2) - No Lessons on the following dates: December 24 to January 6 Check out our Holiday Schedule on page 57! Parent and Tot (P&T) Sports These programs will have parents assisting their little ones to learn physical literacy and gain fundamental movement skills they will need to stay active and have fun in future sport programs. P&T Floor Hockey 2 to 4 years 1:15 9 Classes = $40.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 5:00pm-5:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6799 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 5:00pm-5:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6800 Facility Essex Community Centre Harrow Public School Address 25 Gosfield Townline W. Essex, ON 400 Centre Street E. Harrow, ON P&T Soccer 2 to 4 years 1:15 9 Classes = $40.00 *8 Classes = $35.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 4:30pm-5:00pm Sep 18 Nov 13 6801 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 6:30pm-7:00pm Oct 4 Nov 29 6802 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 4:30pm-5:00pm Nov 20 Jan 29 6803 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 6:30pm-7:00pm Jan 10 Mar 7 6804 Register ONLINE at... Register at essexconnect.ca 8

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Music Programs The music program provides a creative outlet for students that allows them to express themselves in a safe and positive way. Students will learn to read music as well as play in a fun and stimulating environment. Beginner Guitar This program is for youth who always wanted to learn how to play the guitar. Participants will learn the basics under the direction of our expert instructor, and develop their talent throughout the session. Participants progress from level I to level II. Beginner Guitar I 7 to 13 years 1:4 9 Classes = $90.00 *8 Classes = $80.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 6:30pm-7:00pm Sep 18 Nov 13 6805 *Mon 7:00pm-7:30pm Sep 18 Nov 13 6806 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 6:30pm-7:00pm Nov 20 Jan 29 6807 Mon 7:00pm-7:30pm Nov 20 Jan 29 6808 Beginner Guitar II 7 to 13 years 1:4 9 Classes = $90.00 *8 Classes = $80.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 5:30pm-6:00pm Sep 18 Nov 13 6809 *Mon 6:00pm-6:30pm Sep 18 Nov 13 6810 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 5:30pm-6:00pm Nov 20 Jan 29 6811 Mon 6:00pm-6:30pm Nov 20 Jan 29 6812 Piano Lessons Children will progress through the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) curriculum in these private piano lessons. Participants will be asked to purchase their own manuals at the start of the session, and will progress through the material throughout the lessons. The class is led by an RCM piano instructor. Private Piano Lessons Ages 4 and Up 1:1 9 Classes = $180.00 *8 Classes = $160.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 4:30pm-5:00pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6813 *Tue 5:00pm-5:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6814 *Tue 5:30pm-6:00pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6815 *Tue 6:00pm-6:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6816 *Tue 6:30pm-7:00pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6817 *Tue 7:00pm-7:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6818 *Tue 7:30pm-8:00pm Sep 19 Nov 14 6819 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 4:30pm-5:00pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6820 Tue 5:00pm-5:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6821 Tue 5:30pm-6:00pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6822 Tue 6:00pm-6:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6823 Tue 6:30pm-7:00pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6824 Tue 7:00pm-7:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6825 Tue 7:30pm-8:00pm Nov 21 Jan 30 6826 Private Piano Lessons Ages 4 and Up 1:1 9 Classes = $180.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 4:30pm-5:00pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6827 Thu 5:00pm-5:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6828 Thu 5:30pm-6:00pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6829 Thu 6:00pm-6:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6830 Thu 6:30pm-7:00pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6831 Thu 7:00pm-7:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6832 Thu 7:30pm-8:00pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6833 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 4:30pm-5:00pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6834 Thu 5:00pm-5:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6835 Thu 5:30pm-6:00pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6836 Thu 6:00pm-6:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6837 Thu 6:30pm-7:00pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6838 Thu 7:00pm-7:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6839 Thu 7:30pm-8:00pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6840 Information: 519-776-8992 9

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Sport Development Canadian Sport 4 Life Sport development programs include 3 levels of progressions beginning with developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy, and guides children in their skill development to become competent and confident with their athletic and physical abilities. Floor Hockey Children progress through three program levels after successful completion of items. Use age as a guideline to register. Floor Hockey Level 1 4 to 5 years 1:8 9 Classes = $45.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 5:30pm-6:00pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6960 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 5:30pm-6:00pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6961 As a HIGH FIVE® Accredited Organization, we want your children to be physically literate! Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life. We offer many programs to ensure your family can stay active! Floor Hockey Level 2 6 to 8 years 1:10 9 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 6:00pm-6:45pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6962 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 6:00pm-6:45pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6964 Floor Hockey Level 3 9 to 12 years 1:12 9 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 6:45pm-7:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 6965 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 6:45pm-7:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 6966 Register Early; REGISTRATION DATES don’t be Fall 1 Online: August 14 Fall 2 Online: October 16 disappointed! Reception: August 21 Reception: October 23 Register at essexconnect.ca 10

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Indoor Soccer Children progress through three program levels after successful completion of items. Use age as a guideline to register. Indoor Soccer Level 1 4 to 5 years 1:8 9 Classes = $45.00 *8 Classes = $40.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 5:00pm-5:30pm Sep 18 Nov 13 7130 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:00pm-7:30pm Oct 4 Nov 29 7131 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 5:00pm-5:30pm Nov 20 Jan 29 7132 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:00pm-7:30pm Jan 10 Mar 7 7133 Indoor Soccer Level 2 6 to 8 years 1:10 9 Classes = $50.00 *8 Classes = $45.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 5:30pm-6:15pm Sep 18 Nov 13 7134 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 5:30pm-6:15pm Nov 20 Jan 29 7135 Facility Essex Recreation Complex Essex Community Centre McGregor Community Centre Harrow Public School Address 242 Talbot Street N. Essex, ON 25 Gosfield Townline W. Essex, ON 9571 Walker Road McGregor, ON 400 Centre Street E. Harrow, ON Don’t see it offered? Let us know what you are looking for! Indoor Soccer Level 3 9 to 12 years 1:12 9 Classes = $50.00 *8 Classes = $45.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Mon 6:15pm-7:00pm Sep 18 Nov 13 7136 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Mon 6:15pm-7:00pm Nov 20 Jan 29 7137 Physical Literacy Excellence Active for Life Fall Session 1 ( F1) - No Lessons on the following dates: Thanksgiving Sunday, October 8 Thanksgiving Monday, October 9 Halloween, Tuesday, October 31 (evening only) Fall Session 2 ( F2) - No Lessons on the following dates: December 24 to January 6 Check out our Holiday Schedule on page 57! Information: 519-776-8992 11

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Sport Development Gymnastics The gymnastics program includes 4 levels of progressions beginning with developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy, and guides children in their skill development to become competent and confident with their athletic and physical abilities. Gymnastics Children progress through four program levels after successful completion of items. Use age as a guideline to register. Participants may register in two days a week to receive more gymnastics practice. Gymnastics Level 1 4 to 6 years 2:16 9 Classes = $55.00 *8 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 7138 Sat 8:30am-9:30am Sep 23 Nov 18 7139 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 6:30pm-7:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 7140 Sat 8:30am-9:30am Nov 25 Feb 3 7141 Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility to be active for life. Physical literacy is just as important as the ability to read and write. The most important step toward developing physical literacy is mastering fundamental movement skills. Gymnastics Level 3 7 to 12 years 9 Classes = $55.00 2:16 *8 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 7146 Sat 10:30am-11:30am Sep 23 Nov 18 7147 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 7148 Sat 10:30am-11:30am Nov 25 Feb 3 7149 Gymnastics Level 2 5 to 8 years 2:16 9 Classes = $55.00 *8 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 7142 Sat 9:30am-10:30am Sep 23 Nov 18 7143 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 6:30pm-7:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 7144 Sat 9:30am-10:30am Nov 25 Feb 3 7145 Gymnastics Level 4 7 to 12 years 9 Classes = $55.00 2:16 *8 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 7150 Sat 11:30am-12:30pm Sep 23 Nov 18 7151 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 7152 Sat 11:30am-12:30pm Nov 25 Feb 3 7153 Register at essexconnect.ca 12

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Youth Programs Youth programs focus on fun and children making new friendships, building confidence, self-esteem and developing creativity. Emphasis will be skill development through participation and play. Youth Basketball Children will develop their basketball skills, such as throwing, catching, dribbling, shooting, etc., through drills and practice. There will be lots of opportunity for game play. Youth Badminton In this program, participants will learn new badminton skills and develop techniques through drills, practice, and game play. Youth Basketball 8 to 12 years 1:12 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 7:30pm-8:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 7154 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm Oct 4 Nov 29 7155 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 7:30pm-8:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 7156 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm Jan 10 Mar 7 7157 Youth Badminton 8 to 15 years 1:12 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Wed 6:00pm-7:00pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7158 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Wed 6:00pm-7:00pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7159 Dodgeball Sport skills development and fun will be the focus. There will be many different variations of the game to learn and play, improving through practice, drills, and game play. Dodgeball 6 to 10 years 1:12 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Wed 5:00pm-6:00pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7160 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Wed 5:00pm-6:00pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7161 Zumba Kids These programs are designed exclusively for kids to combine movement, music and community. These classes are rockin’, highenergy dance parties packed with specially choreographed, kid-friendly routines and all the music kids love. Children will be inspired to express themselves through movement and play while effectively improving their overall health and well-being. Kids love it because it’s on the cutting edge and fun, and parents love it because it’s active, fun, and for the effects it has on kids – increasing their focus and self-confidence, boosting metabolism, and enhancing coordination. Zumba Kids Jr 4 to 6 years 1:10 9 Classes = $75.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Wed 5:30pm-6:30pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7162 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Wed 5:30pm-6:30pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7163 Zumba Kids Sr 7 to 11 years 1:12 9 Classes = $75.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7164 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7165 Register ONLINE at... Information: 519-776-8992 13

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Painting and Drawing Classes Art programs are all about artistic expression. Participants will have the opportunity to explore numerous art techniques including painting, sketching, drawing, and more in a fun and creative way. Register in the appropriate class by age. Get Messy 3 to 5 years 1:8 9 Classes = $45.00 *8 Classes = $40.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 5:45pm-6:15pm Sep 21 Nov 16 7166 Fall 1 – McGregor Community Centre *Tue 5:00pm-5:30pm Sep 19 Nov 14 7167 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 5:45pm-6:15pm Nov 23 Feb 1 7168 Fall 2 – McGregor Community Centre Tue 5:00pm-5:30pm Nov 21 Jan 30 7169 Clubhouse Kitchen In this program, we encourage young aspiring cooks to learn in classes designed especially for them. If your child loves to cook, and is looking for a fun, creative outlet than this program is perfect for them. Open up a whole new world for your child as they pursue their passion for cooking. Clubhouse Kitchen 6 to 12 years 1:8 9 Classes = $75.00 *8 Classes = $66.00 Fall 1 – McGregor Community Centre Day Time Start End Code *Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7178 Fall 2 – McGregor Community Centre Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7179 No Class Scheduled on Wednesday September 27 Art Attack 6 to 8 years 1:12 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 7170 Fall 1 – McGregor Community Centre Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7171 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 6:30pm-7:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 7172 Fall 2 – McGregor Community Centre Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7173 Studio Artist Participants will use various mediums like pencil, pen, charcoals, pastels, paints, and more to learn and develop their drawing and painting technique. Young artists will leave the class with a well-developed portfolio. Studio Artists 9 to 14 years 1:12 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Thu 7:30pm-8:30pm Sep 21 Nov 16 7174 Fall 1 – McGregor Community Centre Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm Sep 20 Nov 15 7175 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Thu 7:30pm-8:30pm Nov 23 Feb 1 7176 Fall 2 – McGregor Community Centre Wed 7:30pm-8:30pm Nov 22 Jan 31 7177 RInefgoirsmteartaiotne:s5se1x9c-o7n76n-e8c9t.9c2a 142

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Dancing Kids Participants learn all the latest and modern dance moves in these fun and exciting class under the direction of an experienced dance instructor. They will also learn some dance routines to some fantastic music! Dancing Kids Level 1 3 to 4 years 1:10 9 Classes = $45.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Sat 8:30am-9:00am Sep 23 Nov 18 7180 Sat 9:45am-10:15am Sep 23 Nov 18 7181 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 6:30pm-7:00pm Oct 4 Nov 29 7182 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Sat 8:30am-9:00am Nov 25 Feb 3 7183 Sat 9:45am-10:15am Nov 25 Feb 3 7184 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 6:30pm-7:00pm Jan 10 Mar 7 7185 Dancing Kids Level 2 5 to 6 years 1:10 9 Classes = $50.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Sat 9:00am-9:45am Sep 23 Nov 18 7186 Sat 10:15am-11:00am Sep 23 Nov 18 7187 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:00pm-7:45pm Oct 4 Nov 29 7188 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Sat 9:00am-9:45am Nov 25 Feb 3 7189 Sat 10:15am-11:00am Nov 25 Feb 3 7190 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:00pm-7:45pm Jan 10 Mar 7 7191 Dancing Kids Level 3 7 to 9 years 1:10 9 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – Essex Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Sat 11:00am-12:00pm Sep 23 Nov 18 7192 Fall 1 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:45pm-8:45pm Oct 4 Nov 29 7193 Fall 2 – Essex Community Centre Sat 11:00am-12:00pm Nov 25 Feb 3 7194 Fall 2 – Harrow Public School Wed 7:45pm-8:45pm Jan 10 Mar 7 7195 Financial Assistance for Recreation Programs is Available!! Community Services Department is able to offer financial assistance to youths 17 years and younger which will allow youths to participate in recreation programs. Canadian Tire believes that all kids should have the chance to run, skate, play and grow. That’s why we created Canadian Tire Jumpstart™; a communitybased charitable program from the Canadian Tire Foundation for Families that helps kids in need participate in organized sports and recreational activities like hockey, soccer and swimming. The program will offer financial assistance to children 17 years and younger to participate in Essex Recreation and Culture programs. To see if you are eligible please contact the Community Services Manager - Recreation and Culture (Cynthia Cakebread) at 519-776-8992. Youth Yoga This program will honour each child’s unique sense of self. Yoga instils positive growth in a non-competitive atmosphere. On and off the mat, each student will be encouraged to reach their physical potential while building their breath and challenging the next edge. As a group, the students will develop new relationships and foster much laughter while playfully engaging in chosen postures, vinyasa flows, artistic creations, and positive energy. Youth Yoga 6 to 12 years 1:12 8 Classes = $55.00 Fall 1 – McGregor Community Centre Day Time Start End Code Tue 5:30pm-6:15pm Sep 26 Nov 21 7196 Fall 2 – McGregor Community Centre Tue 5:30pm-6:15pm Nov 28 Jan 30 7197 Information: 519-776-8992 15

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