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Children’s Programs

*Programs with (Annex) beside, take place at
Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex, 3690 Vanness Ave.

 

Music, Art & Dance


NEW
  –  MUSIC EXPLORATION (Ages 5 to 9)

Music exploration is an exciting opportunity for children to be introduced to a variety of songs, instruments, rhythms, and dances. The main activities are singing, movement, ear training, and visits from different performers. Kids experience the joy and benefits of making music together. The classes will finish with a musical performance for family and friends.  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Dates & Times: Thursdays, Sept 20 – Nov 22, 5:00 – 6:00 pm (Annex)
Cost: $60 for 10 sessions.

NEW  –  MUSIC THERAPY (Ages 3 to 10)

In the music therapy course we will play a variety of instruments, sing together, move our bodies, listen to some live or recorded music and create our own through practical composition techniques and improvisation. No pressure to fully participate if your desire is enjoying through observation. Caregivers and parents are welcome to stay and participate! PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Nov 13th-

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, Sept 18 – Nov 27, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Cost: $60 for 10 sessions.


NEW 
–  STORY TIME THEATER (Ages 4 to 6)

This program will engage your children with short stories, finger plays, and songs. Children will be entertained with puppetry, dramatics, and simple crafts to learn new skills while they have fun. Come out and listen to stories, sing songs, and learn finger plays and movement rhymes in a group setting. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Oct 13th-

Dates & Times: Saturdays, Sept 22 – Dec 1, 10:30 –11:30 am (Annex)
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

ARTS & CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN

Children will learn a variety of visual art media, methods and contents in a free-flowing, fun environment. Children can discover, experience and share the joy of the creative process. Techniques
will include painting, collage, casting, relief and the use of recycled materials to create forms. Art supplies are included.

Ages 6 to 9
Dates & Times: Saturdays, Sept 22-Nov 24,  10:00 –12:00 noon
Cost: $70.00 for 10 classes. $7.25 Drop-in.

CREATIVE WRITING FOR PRE-TEENS (Ages 9 to 11)

This class is tailored for children who want to explore creative writing in an encouraging environment. Participants are encouraged to try several writing projects including fiction, non-fiction, poetry and letters. There are weekly homework assignments.

Dates & Times: Fridays, Oct 5 – Nov 9, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40/4 classes

KIDS HIP-HOP CLASS

Time to bust a move! Come join in on the fun and learn basic Hip Hop, Breakdance and Party Grooves to get down to your favorite music. A great way to exercise and keep the party alive! -No class on Oct 11th-

Ages 7 to 9
Dates & Times: Thursdays, Sept 20-Nov 29, 3:45 – 4:30 pm (Annex)
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

Ages 10-12
Dates & Times: Thursdays, Sept 20-Nov 29,  4:35 – 5:30 pm (Annex)
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

LITTLE PEOPLE’S ART (Ages 2 to 5)

Art makes the world a beautiful place by adding colours, shapes and patterns. This class gives little kids opportunities to create original expressions of their learning in any way they like. All materials are provided. To protect children’s clothing please bring an apron. Parent participation is optional. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Dates & Times: Wednesdays, Sept 19 – Nov 21, 10:30 – 11:30 am
Cost: $55.00 for 10 classes.

PARENT & TOT ACTIVITIES (Ages 2 to 5)

Games, music, and play start us off on a journey of exploration and adventure! Gymnastics, games and physical play activities will help children develop social and motor skills. Adult participation required. Program ongoing.

Dates & Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:45 am
Cost: $2.50 Drop-in fee or $25/11 classes pass.

PRE-BALLET AND CREATIVE DANCE

Age 4, with parent participation
In this lively and fun class, parents and young children interact and explore creative movement together. They explore the elements of dance using a wide variety of music, props, and rhythm instruments. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Nov 13th-

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, Sept 18-Nov 27,  3:45 – 4:25 pm (Annex)
Cost: $55.00 for 10 sessions

Ages 4½ to 5
Creative dance is a playful and fun way for young boys and girls to develop age-appropriate physical movement skills, stimulate their imagination and creativity and strengthen their cognitive, social and emotional skills.  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Nov 13th-

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, Sept 18-Nov 27, 4:30 – 5:10 pm  (Annex)
Cost: $55.00 for 10 sessions.

 

Children’s Sports

BATON CLASS (Ages 7 – 12)

Baton class is a combination of dance, gymnastics and twirling a baton. Children learn how to twirl a baton and also learn other skills. With baton twirling, they work on hand-eye coordination while having fun. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Oct 20th-

Date: Saturdays, Sept 22 – Dec 1, 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $45/10 classes, plus $40 for the baton.

BASKETBAL (Ages 9 – 12 )

Boys and girls make new friends practicing and learning basketball skills. Fun, skills development and learning positive values such as teamwork, cooperation and respect will be central to this program. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Oct 8th, Nov 12th-

Dates & Times: Mondays, Sept 17– Dec 3, 4:00 – 5:15 pm
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

FLOOR HOCKEY

Collingwood Neighbourhood House is home to Canada’s favourite game! Children learn, work on their skills, and play lots of games in a friendly and safe environment. It’s great exercise and lots of fun! Equipment provided. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Ages 6 to 8
Dates & Times: Wednesdays, September 19-November 21, 4:45-5:40 pm
Cost: $60.00 for 10 sessions.

Ages 9 to 12
Dates & Times: Wednesdays, Sept 19-Nov 21, 3:45 – 4:40 pm
Cost: $60.00 for 10 sessions.

GYMNASTICS EDUCATION

Gym Sense provides an excellent gymnastics program in which children have fun learning how to move their bodies. The safe and supportive atmosphere helps children learn the skills needed to enjoy gymnastics. Classes use a Can Gym badge system with children progressing at their own pace. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL GYMNASTICS CLASSES. A $19.00 annual insurance fee must be paid directly to the gymnastics instructor. -No class on Oct 20th, Nov 13th-

Ages 5 to 7
Dates & Times:
Tuesdays, Sept 18-Nov 27, 4:15 – 5:15 pm
Saturdays, Sept 22 – Dec 1, 9:15 – 10:15 am

Ages 7 to 10
Dates & Times:
Tuesdays, Sept 18-Nov 27, 5:15 – 6:45 pm
Wednesdays, Sept 19-Nov 21, 4:00-5:00 pm
Saturdays, Sept 22-Dec 1, 10:15 -11:45 am

Ages 11 and over. All levels
Dates & Times:
Wednesdays, Sept 19 – Nov 21, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Cost: $85.00 for 10 classes

SOCCER

This program gives your children a positive introduction to the sport by teaching high-quality soccer skills in a friendly, pressure-free environment. Fundamentals and team skills will be emphasized. Pre-registration required. -No class on Nov 13th-

Ages 6 to 8
Dates & Times: Thursdays, Sept 20-Nov 22,  3:45 – 4:45 pm
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

Ages 9 to 12
Dates & Times: Tuesdays, Sept 18-Nov 27, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Cost: $60.00 for 10 classes.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

Children enjoy a unique combination of dance, gymnastics, music and self-expression through the use of ribbons, balls, hoops and ropes, within choreographed routines. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Oct 8th & Nov 12th-

Ages 4-6
Children develop hand-eye coordination using rhythmic equipment such as skipping ropes, hoops, ribbons and balls to learn routines to music while they have fun and make new friends.
Dates & Times: Mondays, Sept 17-Dec 3,  4:00-5:00 pm (Annex)
Cost:$70.00 for 10 classes.

Ages 7-12
Enjoy the unique combination of dance, gymnastics, music and self expression through the use of ribbons, balls, hoops and ropes, within choreographed routines. Pre-registration required.
Dates & Times: Mondays, Sept 17-Dec 3 5:00-6:00 pm (Annex)
Cost:$70.00 for 10 classes.

WUSHU (Ages 6 – 17)

Wushu is a modern combination of Chinese martial arts based on the Northern and Southern Chinese forms of Kung Fu. This class is designed to work on conditioning, flexibility, and basic techniques. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. -No class on Nov 11th-

DateS & Times: Sundays, Sept 23 – Dec 2, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Cost:
$50.00 for 10 sessions.

Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $50/10 classes

 

 

*Programs with (Annex) beside, take place at
Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex, 3690 Vanness Ave.