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Children's Programs (6-14 years)

Dance

Ballet and Lyrical Dance (6 - 11 years)

Learn Choreographed combinations for both classical ballet and modern contemporary lyrical dance. Emphasis will be on self-esteem, poise and musicality. Perfomance at the end of the session.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96453

Monday September 11, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 12 $72

No class on October 9
No special dance attire required, ballet leotard and slippers optional.

 

Ballet (6 to 7 years)

Learn the basics of Ballet, working towards a dance performance at the end of the session. Emphasis on improving balance, rhythm, musicality and poise.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95262

Monday September 11, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 12 $72

No class on October 9 
No special dance attire required, ballet leotard and slippers optional.

 

Dance, Drama, Modeling (6 to 11 years)

Learn various dance, drama and modeling sequences to enhance singing and stage presentation.  Focus is on fun while building self-confidence and encouraging every child's inner star to shine.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95287

Monday September 11, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 12 $72

No class on October 9

 

Think You Can Dance? (6 to 8 years)

This course will have your little dancer challenging themselves each week as they explore several different styles and genres of dance, including hip hop, contemporary, Latin, ballet and more.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96561

Saturday September 16, 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 12 $72

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96562

Saturday January 13, 11:45 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. 10 $60

 

 

Martial Arts

 

Karate (6 to 9 years)

Learn the basic principles of karate.  Emphasis on improved coordination, courtesy, self-confidence and control.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95349

Saturday September 16, 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 12 $72


No special Martial Arts attire required.  Comfortable, loose clothing recommended.

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95350

Saturday January 13, 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 10 $60

No class March 17

No special Martial Arts attire required.  Comfortable, loose clothing recommended

 

 

 

 

Special Interest

 

Cartooning (6-10 years)

Cartooning is form of art and self-expression. Budding artists will learn to draw and sketch humourous perceptions of the world around them. All materials supplied. No previous experience required.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96703  Thursday  Spetember 14, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  8 $58
 96704  Thursday  January 11, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  8 $58

 

Chess for Beginners (6 to 10 years)

Learn the laws of chess, the movement of pieces, basic tactics and strategies.  Friendly competition in a fun, social environment. Boards provided.

Location - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95284

Thursday September 14, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. 12 $72

 96514

Thursday January 11, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. 10 $60

 No class on Mar 15

 

Chess - Advanced (11-14 years)

Openings and endgames will be rehearsed, tactics and strategies explored, chess notation and clocks introduced. An ongoing pyramid tournament with prizes will be played during this program. A disciplined approach to friendly competition in a fun, social environment. Boards provided.

Location - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95283  Thursday  September 14, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  12 $108
 96515  Thursday  January 11, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  10 $90

No class on Mar 15

 

Club Caribou (6 years)

Crafts, songs and stories that celebrate Canadian themes. Emphasis on materials found in nature, art projects inspired by Canadian artists and traditional Canadian songs.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96731  Tuesday  September 12, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  12 $72
 96732  Tuesday  January 9, 5 :00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  10 $60

No class on Mar 13

 

Dinosaur Discovery (6 to 10 years)

Using Club Rex's fossil collection from around the world, participants will get hands-on experience with skulls, teeth and claws.  This is a program your dino-crazy with love.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95290

Wednesday September 13, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 6 $60

 95291

Wednesday January 10, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 6 $60

 

Paleo Art (6 to 10 years)

Every image we have seen of a dinosaur was created by an artist.  Join club Rex as we explore the mediums, techniques and history of art and science as it pertains to Paleontology.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95381

Wednesday September 13, 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 6 $60

 95382

Wednesday January 10, 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. 6 $60

 

 Paleontology (11-14 years)

Examine the history, art and science that deals with the fossils of animals and plants from pre-historic times. Reconstruct dinosaur skulls as inspiration.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95383  Wednesday  September 13, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  6 $60
 95384  Wednesday  January 10, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  6 $60

 

Junior Gardener (6 to 8 years)

Learn about what a succulent plant is and how to take care of it. Create a decorative planter to take home. Container provided.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96753

Wednesday September 13, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 1 $15

 

Yule Log Table Decorations (6 to 8 years)

In this class you will create a yule log with recycled materials. Get in the holiday spirit while being environmentally friendly.

Location - Russell Avenue Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96754

Wednesday December 6, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 1 $15

 

Culinary Boot Camp (11-14 years)

From baking the ultimate brownies to roasting the perfect chicken dinner, this 4-part introduction to cooking is perfect for those with a passion for food and playing in the kitchen.

Location - The Real Canadian Superstore

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95285

Wednesday October 25, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 4 $85
 96523 Wednesday February 7, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 4 $85

 No doggy bags. Not a peanut-free facility

 

Diner Delights (6-10 years)

From Waffles to Mac and Cheese, your culinary rock stars will cook and eat their way through some classic diner meals during this 4-part series

Location - The Real Canadian Superstore

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96524  Wednesday  January 10, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  4 $71

No doggy bags. Not a peanut-free facility

 

Kids Cooking 101 (6-10 years)

This series of classes is designed to set your junior chef up for success in the kitchen. We will teach them proper basic techniques while we work our way through the menus...the best burgers, great brunch, treats and more!

Location - The Real Canadian Superstore

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96526  Wednesday  September 27, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  4 $71

No doggy bags. Not a peanut-free facility

Mad Science (7 to 10 years)

Get your child excited about science. Mad Science of Niagara provides a unique, fun and unparalleled science enrichment program focusing on exploratory learning in a hands-on supportive environment.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96530

Saturday September 16, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 6 $70
 96531 Saturday January 13, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 6 $70

 

Saturday Forest Adventure (6-10 years)

Certified teachers and ECEs lead this outdoor adventure program which focuses on physical activity and child-centric learning. Dress appropriately for outdoor excursions. Indoor option available during inclement weather. Bring your own peanut-free lunch.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96728  Saturday  September 16, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  10 $165
 96729  Saturday  January 13, 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  8 $132

 

 

Sports

 

Archery (6 to 10 years)

Learn the basics of indoor archery, including bow handling, safety, etiquette, stance and target hitting.  Participants use "safe arrows" with foam heads.  All equipment provided.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95254

Tuesday September 12, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 12 $78
 96403 Tuesday September 12, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 12 $78

 No class on Oct 31

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96404

Tuesday January 9, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 10 $65
 96405 Tuesday January 9, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 10 $65

No class on Mar 13

 

Basketball Superfit (6 to 8 years)

Superfit combines skill development and situational game play to give participants the tools necessary to succeed in real games. Participants basketball IQ will be increased using a 3 on 3 basketball format.

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95271

Tuesday September 12, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 12 $84
 95273 Thursday September 14, 6 p.m. -- 7 p.m. 12 $84

No class on Oct 31

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95272

Tuesday January 9, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 10 $70
 95274 Thursday January 11, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 10 $70

 No class on MAr 13 and March 15

Basketball Superfit (9 to 10 years)

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95277

Tuesday September 12, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 12 $84
 95279 Thursday September 14, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 12 $84

 No class on Oct 31

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School
 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95278

Tuesday January 9, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 10 $70
 95280 Thursday January 11, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 10 $70

 No class on Mar 13 and Mar 15

 

Basketball Superfit (11-14 years)

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
95265  Tuesday  September 12, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  12 $84
95267  Thursday  September 14, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  12 $84

No class on Oct 31

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95266  Tuesday  January 9, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  10 $70
 95268  Thursday  January 11, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  10 $70

No class on Mar 13 and Mar 15

First Steps Lacrosse (6 years)

The sport of lacrosse is used to teach physical literacy; throwing, catching agility and fine motor skills transferable to many sports.  Dramatic play with modified equipment creates fun and success.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95317

Wednesday September 13, 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 8 $68

 95318

Wednesday January 10, 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. 8 $68

 

Gym Extravaganza (6 to 8 years)

Participants will enjoy a variety of classic gym games and sports. Each week participants will learn, practise and play new games and activities that promote inclusion, cooperation, self-confidence and having fun.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96374

Monday September 11, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 12 $72

 96376

Wednesday September 13, 6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. 12 $72

No class on Oct 9

Location- Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96375  Monday  January 8, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  10 $60
 96377  Wednesday  January 10,  6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.  10 $60

No class on Feb 19, Mar 12 and Mar 14

Gym Extravaganza (9 to 12 years)

Participants will enjoy a variety of classic gym games and sports. Each week participants will learn, practise and play new games and activities that promote inclusion, cooperation, self-confidence and having fun.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96738

 Monday September 11, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  12 $72

 96383

 Wednesday September 13, 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. 12 $72

No class on Oct 9

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96382  Monday  January 8, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  10 $60
 96384  Wednesday January 10, 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.  10 $60

No Class on Feb 9, Mar 12 and Mar 14

Indoor Soccer - Futsal U8 (6 to 8 years)

5-on-5 indoor soccer.  futsal is the only form of indoor soccer sanctioned by FIFA.  Emphasis is on basic soccer skills, developing reflexes, coordination, ball control, play making awareness, fitness training and physical literacy.

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95342

Wednesday September 13, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 12 $90

 95343

Wednesday January 10,  6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 10 $75

 No class on Mar 14

Indoor Soccer - Futsal U10 & U12 (9 to 12 years)

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95344

Wednesday September 13, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 12 $90

 95345

Wednesday January 10, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 10 $75

No class on Mar 14

Playball - Ball Hockey (6 years)

A great skill building program where children of all abilities will develop the knowledge and skills needed to play hockey in a safe, energetic and fun-filled indoor environment. A great way to build children's confidence and enjoyment for the game.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96507

Saturday September 16, 2 p.m.  - 3 p.m. 12 $144

 96508

Saturday Jan 13, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. 10 $120

No class on Mar 17

CSA approved helmets with full face mask mandatory. Gloves and other protective equipment recommended

 

Playball - Ball Hockey (7 to 8 years)

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 96509

Saturday September 16, 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 12 $144

 96510

Saturday January 13, 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 10 $120

No class on Mar 17

CSA approved helmets with full face mask mandatory. Gloves and other protective equipment recommended

Fencing (7 to 10 years)

Learn the basics of fencing and get a great cardio exercise at the same time. Instructors are nationally certified. All sports and personal safety equipment provided.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95309

Thursday September 14, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 8 $73.50

 95310

Thursday January 11, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 8 $73.50

 

Fencing (11 to 14 years)

Learn the basics of fencing and get a great cardio exercise at the same time. Instructors are nationally certified. All sports and personal safety equipment provided.

 

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code      Days       Dates & Times Classes     Fee

 95303

Thursday September 14, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8 $83.50

 95304

Thursday January 11, 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8 $83.50

 

 

 

Music

 Guitar - Learn to Play ( 11-14 years)

Learn the fundamental skills for playing the guitar. Emphasis on learning to read music, playing guitar cords and practising simple songs.

Location - Port Weller Community Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95326  Wednesday  September 13, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  12 $72

Bring your own Guitar

Fitness

 Footwork and Strengthening for Young Athletes ( 12-14 years)

Enhance your speed, agility, coordination and reflexes with this unique footwork and fitness program designed specifically to challenge young athletes. Ideal for volleyball, soccer, basketball and hockey players.

Location - Harriet Tubman Public School

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96716  Monday  September 11, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  12 $72

No class on Oct 9

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 96717  Monday  January 8, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  10 $60

No class on Feb 19 and Mar 12

 

 

Life Skills & Personal Development

 Babysitter Training (11-14 years)

In this certification course participants will gain the skills to become an effective babysitter. Topics include child development, safety, nutrition, emergencies, games and caring for children with special needs. A Canadian Safety Council Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course and exam.

Location - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95256  Saturday  September 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  1 $65
 95257  Saturday  February 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  1 $65

 

Home Alone (11-13 years)

Participants will learn skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. Discussions will include how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, home safety and how to contructively occupy one's time.

Location - St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatic Centre

 

 Code  Days  Date & Time  Classes  Fee
 95330  Thursday  September 28, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  1 $32
 95331  Monday  Jan 22, 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  1 $32

 

 

 

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