Children

Programs

Children

Collingwood Neighbourhood House offers a range of recreation programs and activities for all ages. We strive to provide a good balance of activities for people of all ability levels and interests in our neighbourhood.

HOW TO REGISTER:

To sign up for any of the programs below, visit the reception desk at our Joyce location or Annex location (register in-person only). For more information, call CNH at 604-435-0323 (Joyce location) or 604-428-9142 (Annex location)

FEES AND MEMBERSHIP

A $2 CNH membership is required for children (0-15) to participate in recreation programs.

For descriptions on each program, click on the  symbol.

Spring break

Gymnastics Camp (Ages 6-12)
Mar 16-20 & Mar 23-27
Full Day: 9:00 am-3:00 pm ($130.00/week)
Half Day: 9:00 am-12:00 pm ($75.00/week)

Week 1: Mar 16-20                     
Week 2: Mar 23- 27
     
Location: CNH (main site)

This camp, run by Gym Sense Gymnastics Education, will create an atmosphere of fun and excitement that encourages participants to safely learn new gymnastics skills and techniques. This program will educate, challenge and entertain young children. Weather permitting, we will go outside to do exciting field trips. 

Arts & Education

Arts and Crafts for Children (Ages 6-9)
Saturdays, Jan 25-Mar 14
Cost: $7.50 drop-in or $56.00/8 classes (includes supplies)
Location: CNH (main site)

Children will learn a variety of visual art media, methods and contents in a free-flowing, fun environment where children 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. 
 
Cartooning (Ages 8-12)
Tuesdays, Jan 21-Mar 10
Cost: $105.00/8 classes (includes supplies)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

Zoom into a fun adventure of learning how to be a cartoonist. Learn how to draw funny characters and animals through a variety of projects to help develop your drawing abilities. You will learn how to draw facial expressions, fun props, backgrounds and much more to bring to your cartooning creations. All art supplies are provided just bring your imagination and unique talents!
 
Creative Writing for Pre-Teens (Ages 8-13)
Fridays, Jan 10-Mar 6

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

Ages 8-10

When:
 Fridays, Jan 10-Mar 6 @ 4:10-6:00 pm
Cost: $80.00/8 sessions
Location: CNH (main site)

Ages 11-13

When: Fridays, Jan 10-Mar 6 @ 6:10-8:00 pm
Cost: $80.00/8 sessions
Location: CNH (main site)
 
Drawing and Painting (Ages 6-10)
Tuesdays, Jan 21-Mar 10
Cost: $105/8 classes (includes supplies)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

Come create a world of pure imagination. Take an adventure in developing your artistic skills in drawing and painting. Create animals, people, fantasy landscapes, 3D objects and much more! You will experiment with pencil drawing, oil pastels, watercolour paints. All art supplies provided. Please bring an old shirt to protect your clothes.
 
Math is Fun (Ages 10-12)
Saturdays, Jan 18-Mar 7

MyGeek Centre math programs will help build and advance your child’s math skills for an advantage in school and beyond. These math classes will be in a fun interactive environment where kids will be free and encouraged to interact and practice key math fundamentals which will help your child develop a firm foundation in arithmetic, fractions, decimals, shapes and space, probability and much more.

Grade 5 (Ages 10-11)

When:
 Saturdays, Jan 18-Mar 7. 10:30-11:45 am
Cost: $80.00/8 sessions (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

Grade 6 (Ages 11-12)

When: Saturdays, Jan 18-Mar 7. 11:45 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $80.00/8 sessions (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

Sports

Basketball (Ages 9-12)
Mondays, Jan 25-Mar 14
Cost: $48.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

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.
 
Baton (Ages 7-12)
Saturdays, Jan 25-Mar 14
Cost: $36.00/8 classes, plus $40.00 for a baton (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

Baton is a combination of dance, gymnastics and twirling a baton. Learn how to twirl a baton and learn different skills. With baton twirling you work on hand eye coordination and coordination all while having fun.
 
Creative Dance (Age 5)
Tuesdays, Jan 21-Mar 10
Cost: $44.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

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.
 
Floor Hockey (Ages 6-12)
Wednesdays, Jan 22-Mar 11

Canada’s favourite game is coming to Collingwood Neighbourhood House! Learn, work on your skills, and play lots of games in a friendly and safe environment. Its great exercise and lots of fun! Equipment provided.

Ages 6-8

When:
 Wednesdays, Jan 22-Mar 11. 4:45-5:40 pm
Cost: $48.00/8 sessions (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

Ages 9-12

When: Wednesdays, Jan 22-Mar 11. 3:45-4:40 pm
Cost: $48.00/8 sessions (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)
 
Gymnastics Education (Ages 5-11+)
Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Saturdays, Jan 21-Mar 14

Gym Sense Gymnastics provides an excellent program where children can have fun learning how to use their bodies. The safe and supportive atmosphere helps children learn the skills needed to enjoy gymnastics. Classes are working in a can Gym badge system with children progressing at their own pace. Pre-registration is required.

TUESDAYS (JAN 21-MAR 10)
Ages 5-7 (beginner and intermediate)

When:
 4:15-5:15 pm
Cost: $85.00/10 sessions
Location: CNH (main site)

Ages 7-10 (intermediate and advanced)

When: 5:15-6:45 pm
Cost: $85.00/10 sessions
Location: CNH (main site)


WEDNESDAYS (JAN 22-MAR 11)
Ages 7-10

When:
 4:00-5:00 pm
Cost: $85.00/10 classes
Location: CNH (main site)

Ages 11 and over (all levels)

When: 5:00-7:00 pm
Cost: $85.00/10 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)


SATURDAYS (JAN 25-MAR 14)
Ages 5-7 (beginner and intermediate)

When:
 9:15-10:15 am
Cost: $68.00/8 classes
Location: CNH (main site)

Ages 7-10 (intermediate and advanced)

When: 10:15-11:15 am
Cost: $68.00/8 classes
Location: CNH (main site)


A $25.00 annual insurance fee must be paid directly to the instructor.
 
Hip Hop (Ages 7-12)
Thursdays, Jan 23-Mar 12
Cost: $48.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

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!
 
Pre-Ballet (Age 6)
Tuesdays, Jan 21-Mar 10
Cost: $44.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

An introduction to ballet in which dancers will learn basic steps, terminology, and class etiquette in a fun and supportive environment. Your child will dance and have fun with an emphasis on the foundations of ballet. Pre-ballet is a great way to develop an appreciation for dance as well as lay the foundation for future dance trainings.
 
Rhythmic Gymnastics (Ages 3-12)
Mondays, Jan 13-Mar 9

Enjoy the unique combination of dance, gymnastics, music and self expressions through the use of ribbons, balls, hoops and ropes, within choreographed routines.

Ages 3-5

When:
 Mondays, Jan 13-Mar 9 @ 3:00-3:45 pm
Cost: $56.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

Ages 4-6

When: Mondays, Jan 13-Mar 9 @ 4:00-5:00 pm
Cost: $56.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon

Ages 7-12

When: Mondays, Jan 13-Mar 9 @ 5:00-6:00 pm
Cost: $60.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex Annex icon
 
Soccer (Ages 6-12)
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Jan 21-Mar 12

Girls and boys will be introduced to basic soccer skills including dribbling, passing, shooting and ball control. Fun, skill development and teamwork will be emphasized in this program.

Ages 6-8

When:
 Thursdays, Jan 23-Mar 12. 3:45-4:45 pm
Cost: $48.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex

Ages 9-12

When: Tuesdays, Jan 21-Mar 10. 5:30-6:30 pm
Cost: $48.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH Annex
 
Wushu (Ages 6-17)
Sundays, Jan 26-Mar 15
Cost: $40.00/8 classes (pre-registration required)
Location: CNH (main site)

Wushu is a modern combination of Chinese martial arts based on the Northern and Southern Chinese form of kung-fu. This class is designed to work on conditioning, flexibility, and basic techniques.
Annex icon Programs with this symbol take place at Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex (3690 Vanness Ave)