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Children’s Programs

Summer Camps 2018

Summer is just around the corner! We are definitely excited and hope you are too! In July and August our Recreation Day Camp Program is thrilled to offer you a variety of sports and interactive activities packed with exciting field trips, fun in the sun and much more. To see details on all summer camps, click here. Come down and register for a summer of adventure and excitement. Please sign up soon as space is limited: register at CNH’s front desk or call 604-435-0323 for more information.

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.

Date: Tuesdays, April 17 – June 19
Time: 3:45 – 4:25 p.m.
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.

Date: Tuesdays, April 17 – June 19
Time: 4:30 – 5:10 p.m.
Cost: $55.00 for 10 sessions

Kids Hip-Hop Class (Ages 7-9) – NEW

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!

Date: Thursdays, April 19 – June 28 (NO CLASS ON MAY 3)
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 classes

Children’s Floor Hockey (Ages 6-8 and 9-12)

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 6-8)
Date: Wednesdays, April 25 – June 27
Time: 4:45 – 5:40 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 classes

(Ages 9 to 12)
Date: Wednesdays, April 25 – June 27
Time: 3:45 – 4:40 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 classes

Piano Class (Ages 5 – 7 and 8 – 9)

This is a fun class for beginners learning piano and theory. This class focuses on the basics of proper touch, hand technique and reading notes. Along with playing piano, listening to music is also an important factor in early musicianship training. The book used in this class will be John Thompson’s ‘Easiest Piano Course’, which features colorful pictures and useful material for beginners. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

(Ages 5 to 7)
Date: Saturdays, April 21 – June 23
Time: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (beginner and intermediate)
Cost: $110/10 classes

(Ages 8 to 9)
Date: Saturdays, April 21 – June 23
Time: 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. (beginner and intermediate)
Cost: $110/10 classes

Children’s Gymnastics Education (Ages 5 to 7, 7 to 10 and 11+)

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 $17.00 annual insurance fee must be paid directly to the gymnastics instructor.

(Ages 5 to 7)
Beginners and intermediate
Date: Tuesdays, April 10 – June 12
Time: 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

(Ages 7 to 10)
Intermediate and advanced
Date: Tuesdays, April 10 – June 12
Time: 5:15 – 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

(Ages 7 to 10)
Intermediate and advanced
Date: Wednesdays, April 11 – June 20 (NO CLASS ON APRIL 18)
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

(Ages 11 and up – all levels)
Date: Wednesdays, April 11 – June 20 (NO CLASS ON APRIL 18)
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

(Ages 5 to 7)
Beginners and intermediate
Date: Saturdays, April 14 – June 16
Time: 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

(Ages 7 to 10)
Intermediate and advanced
Date: Saturdays, April 14 – June 16
Time: 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Cost: $77/10 classes

Rhythmic Gymnastics (Ages 4-6, 7-12)

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.

(Ages 4-6)
Date: Mondays, April 23 – June 18 (NO CLASS ON MAY  21)
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $60/8 classes

(Ages 7-12)
Date: Mondays, April 23 – June 18 (NO CLASS ON MAY  21)
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $60/8 classes

Arts and Crafts for Children (Ages 6 – 9)

Children will learn a variety of visual art media, methods and content in a free-flowing, fun environment where they can discover, experience and share the joy of the creative process. Techniques will include painting, collage, casting, relief and using recycled materials to create forms.

Date: Saturdays, April 21 – June 23
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $70/10 classes or $7.25/drop-in (art supplies included)

Children’s Soccer (Ages 6 – 8 and 9 – 12)

Girls and boys will be introduced to basic soccer skills including dribbling, passing, shooting and ball control. This program will emphasize fun, skill development and teamwork. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

(Ages 9 to 12)
Date: Tuesdays, April 17 – June 19
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 classes

(Ages 6 – 8)
Date: Thursdays, April 19 – June 21
Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 classes

Children’s Basketball (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.

Date: Mondays, April 16 – June 25 (NO CLASS ON MAY  21)
Time: 4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Cost: $60/10 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.

Date: Sundays, April 15 – June 17
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $50/10 classes

Creative Writing for Pre-Teens (Ages 8 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.

Date: Fridays (DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED)
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Cost: $40/4 classes

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.

Date: Saturdays, April 14 – June 16
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $45/10 classes, plus $40 for the baton.