Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

2018/2019 fall/winter/spring COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES GUIDE sarnia YOUR resource to culture, programs, clubs, associations, city services, events and more! Hold on to YOUR Guide! Parks and Recreation Department Strangway Community Centre www.SarniaCommunityActivitiesGuide.ca

Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

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Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

www.sarniacommunityactivitiesguide.ca 3 REGISTRATION / TABLE OF CONTENTS PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR ALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION SFC Soccer for All! SFC WE NEVER LOSE, WE EITHER WIN OR LEARN. Competitive Fun • a fun atmosphere where players can develop a love for the game • help players reach their potential on/off the field • produce players capable of moving on to play soccer at the highest levels • develop and promote soccer education within Lambton-Kent • develop players within the ethical guidelines of Fair Play and sportsmanship SFC Academy • Soccer skills traing • Focused & Intense Training • Highly trained coaches • Increased Player confidence & enjoyment www.sarniafc.ca @Sarnia_FC Sarnia Football Club At SFC, we are committed to the development of all our athletes and the promotion of the sport of soccer.

THE FOUNDATION OF OUR CLUB IS MADE UP OF VOLUNTEERS, YOUR “SUPPORT” IS APPRECIATED. FUTSAL SEASON starts in November Registration opens in September Registration is open to boys and girls. Note: Girls will have their own age appropriate divison if their registration numbers exceed 32.

Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

4 with Lambton Public Health FREE Dental Care for eligible children and youth 17 and under Good oral health is important for good overall health. Check out LambtonSmiles.ca for information on how to keep their teeth happy and healthy. Call us today so we can help kids in Lambton County Grow up Smiling! This program is made possible through provincial funding from Healthy Smiles Ontario 160 Exmouth Street, Point Edward, ON 1-800-667-1839 • 519-383-8331, ext. 3531 LambtonSmiles.ca • lambtonhealth.on.ca A Community of Action begins with Volunteering vonsarnialambton.ca/volunteer VON Sarnia-Lambton is a United Way funded Agency 519-542-2310 WHAT WE OFFER www.alzheimer.ca/sarnialambton info@alzheimersarnia.ca 519-332-4444 • Sarnia, ON N7T 6Y5 Help for Today.

Hope for Tomorrow...® CORE SUPPORT SERVICES ACTIVE LIVING/SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

REGISTRATION / TABLE OF CONTENTS Registration Procedures Fall/Winter/Spring registration will begin Monday, August 27, 2018. Program registration is available online at sarniacommunityactivitiesguide.ca or see us in person at: City Hall 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, Ontario Third Floor, Parks and Recreation Department City Hall hours: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm Program Registrations should be paid in full at the time of registration and must be paid prior to start of program. Cancellation requests are subject to an administrative fee. For further information on registrations, payments, and refunds, the “Payments & Cancellations of Program Registrations & Facility Rentals” policy can be found at www.sarnia.ca The City of Sarnia is committed to providing accessible goods, services, programs and facilities to the people of Sarnia.

If you or one of your family members needs accommodation to participate in programming with the City of Sarnia please advise City staff at: 519-332-0330 ext. 3307 or access@sarnia.ca.

To register for any programs held at the Strangway Adult Community Centre, please go online, visit or call: Strangway Adult Community Centre 260 East Street North, Sarnia, Ontario T: 519-332-0656 F: 519-332-0657 E: strangway@sarnia.ca SCC All Strangway Adult Community Centre programs marked with this symbol. Strangway Office Hours: Monday: 8:30am to 6pm Tuesday to Thursday: 8:30am to 5pm Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm Program Hours: 8:30am to 9:30pm- Monday to Saturday (varies based on programming) City Hall and Strangway Centre Closures: Monday, September 3 - Labour Day Monday, October 8 - Thanksgiving Monday, November 12 - Remembrance Day December 24 at noon to January 2 at 8:30am Monday, February 18 - Family Day Friday, April 19 - Good Friday Monday, April 22 - Easter Monday Monday, May 20 - Victoria Day Please note: When the Centre is closed for holidays there are no programs running on or offsite.

Table of Contents Children/Youth - Recreation/Fitness Programs “Children/Youth Programs” on page 7 Adult - Recreation/Fitness Programs “Strangway Adult Community Centre General Information” on page 9 “Aquatics” on page 9 “Fitness and Wellness” on page 9 “Public Skating” on page 10 “Sports and Recreation” on page 17 “Mind and Body” on page 20 Adult - Activities “Regular Weekly Activities - Strangway Centre” on page 23 Adult - Arts and Culture Programs “Arts and Crafts” on page 24 “Music” on page 25 “Languages” on page 26 Adult - Special Interest Courses & Seminars “Facts and Chat” on page 28 “Hobbies and Interests” on page 29 “Technology Courses” on page 31 “Woodworking” on page 32 “Support Groups” on page 33 “Services” on page 33 Special Events “Festival and Event Planning” on page 34 “Special Events at Strangway” on page 35 “Day Trips” on page 36 General Information “Recreation and Sports Associations” on page 37 “Mayor and City Councillor Names and Contact information” on page 39 “City Service Directory” on page 39 “Advertiser” on page 42 “Rental Facilities – Parks & Recreation” on page 42 “Location Map” on page 43 You’ll need an account to use the new system, but don’t worry! With a couple clicks and a few taps of the keyboard, you’ll be set up and ready to enjoy the convenience of online registration.

If you already have an account with our old system, then you’ll just need to follow a few easy steps to access your new account in the new system! More information on that will be coming soon.

The online portal has many great benefits and is extremely easy to use! Search for your favorite programs by keyword, age, day, time, location and more! You can even register for multiple programs in one transaction making the registration and payment process faster and more convenient! Go to the inter-active pdf of this Community Guide Visit: www.sarniacommunityactivitiesguide.ca CLICK ON THE LINK TO REGISTER ONLINE If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email/call parksandrecreation@sarnia.ca or 519-339-1850. www.sarniacommunityactivitiesguide.ca Designed and Produced by Grafiks Marketing & Communications, Sarnia, Ontario www.grafiks.com 5

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Fall Winter Spring 2018/19 Community Guide - City of Sarnia

www.sarniacommunityactivitiesguide.ca 7 CHILDREN/YOUTH - RECREATION/FITNESS PROGRAMS Children/Youth Programs Lawrence House After School Art Program: An eight week art adventure for ages six to twelve years using a variety of materials and techniques. Each session has unique projects, and is different from the previous year, to accommodate returning artists. New artists are welcome to join at the beginning of any session. Date and Time: Thursdays, 4:30pm to 6:30pm Cost: $85 per session Location: Craft Room at Lawrence House Instructor: Hazel Rogers FALL 2018 Date: Thursday, October 11 to November 29 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7174 WINTER 2019 Date: Thursday, January 10 to February 28 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7175 SPRING 2019 Date: Thursday, March 21 to May 9 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7176 Lawrence House FULL WEEK March Break Art Program - Ages 6 to 12: Please provide your child with a lunch, in addition to a morning and afternoon snack.

No Nuts Please! Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly. We recommend that the artists wear older clothing or bring a cover up.

WINTER 2019 Date: Monday to Friday, March 11 to March 15 (5 classes) Time: 9am to 4pm Cost: $155 Location: Lawrence House Instructor: Hazel Rogers Activity Code: 7168 Lawrence House March Break Art Program SINGLE DAY: Time: 9am to 4pm Cost: $44 per session Location: Lawrence House Instructor: Hazel Rogers Date: Monday, March 11 Activity Code: 7169 Date: Tuesday, March 12 Activity Code: 7170 Date: Wednesday, March 13 Activity Code: 7171 Date: Thursday, March 14 Activity Code: 7172 Date: Friday, March 15 Activity Code: 7173 Lawrence House PA Day Art Program - Ages 6 to 12: Please provide your child with a lunch, morning and afternoon snack.

Note: No Nuts Please! Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly. We recommend that the artists wear older clothing or bring a cover up. Date and Time: Friday, 9am to 4pm Cost: $44 Location: Craft Room at Lawrence House Instructor: Hazel Rogers FALL 2018 Around the World: Date: Friday, September 28 Activity Code: 7180 Hoots and Howls: Date: Friday, October 26 Activity Code: 7181 North Pole Expedition: Date: Friday, November 23 Activity Code: 7182 WINTER 2018 Fantasy Folklore: Date: Friday, February 1 Activity Code: 7183 SPRING 2019 Bugs, Birds, and Blooms: Date: Friday, April 5 Activity Code: 7184 Manga, Japanese Cartooning: Date: Friday, June 7 Activity Code: 7185 Lawrence House Weekend Art Program: Eight week art adventure for ages 6 to 12 years using a variety of materials and techniques.

Each session has unique projects and is different from the previous year to accommodate returning artists. New artists are welcome.

Date and Time: Saturdays, 12:30pm to 2:30pm Cost: $85 per session Location: Bright’s Grove Library Instructor: Hazel Rogers FALL 2018 Date: Saturday, October 13 to December 1 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7177 WINTER 2019 Date: Saturday, January 12 to March 2 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7178 SPRING 2019 Date: Saturday, March 23 to May 18 (8 classes) Activity Code: 7179 Come join your local chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving for these upcoming events as we fight to make our roads safer. You’re invited... Are you a victim of this preventable crime? We can help. Call the Sarnia office and find out about our support programs.

Want to volunteer?

We’d love to talk to you! Call 519-339-9962 or email: office@maddsarnialambton.com. Candlelight Vigil – Thurs., Sept. 27, 7pm in Centennial Park White Cross Dedication – Sat., Nov. 3 at Temple Baptist Church Voluntary Toll Day – Sat., Nov. 17 throughout Sarnia/Lambton Red Ribbon Campaign – Nov.1, 2018 – Jan.1, 2019

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