WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE

WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE

WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE

WOODSTOCK RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE SPRING/SUMMER 2018 The Woodstock Recreation & Leisure Guide is the City of Woodstock’s official listing for recreation, leisure, cultural programs and events.

WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE
WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE

Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018  3 WOODSTOCK RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE SPRING/SUMMER 2018 5 Recreation & Cultural Program Listings  You’ll find a great number of exciting programs arranged by age group from Preschool through to Adults. There is something here for everyone! 24 Summer Camps!  Start here for great Summer Camp opportunities from the Recreation Department, Museum and Art Gallery.

52 Aquatics  Start here for swimming lessons, recreational swims and leadership courses. 73 Parks & Open Spaces  It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. Start here for your guide to trails, walking the dog and more! Quick List… Registration Information . 4 South Gate Centre . 50 Woodstock District Community Complex . 72 Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR . 84 This Guide can also be accessed on the city’s website at www.cityofwoodstock.ca Message from the Mayor Spring into action this season, this is the perfect time of year to go out with your friends and family and make use of the services and spaces we have available! With 52 parks including several trails, aquatic spaces and a variety of recreational, culture and art programs there is more to do than ever here in the friendly city.

We challenge you and your family to go out, get active and be healthy this season. Try participating in our June is Parks and Recreation month activities in our goal to spend more time together outside. Use the 2018 Spring/Summer Recreation and Leisure Guide as a tool from March through August, take the time to check out some of the new exciting programs available. Trevor Birtch, Mayor ON THE COVER: A.J. Struthmann from Evolve demonstrates tricks on his scooter while delivering the City of Woodstock Specialty Skateboard and Scooter Camp. COPYRIGHT STATEMENT ©2018,The City of Woodstock.The Recreation & Leisure Guide is produced two times a year.

Every effort has been made to provide correct information, however details may change from the time of publication. Please refer the City of Woodstock Departments for up‑to-date information concerning your area of interest. NEXT EDITION RESERVATION DEADLINE Are you interested in advertising in the Spring/Summer Recreation & Leisure Guide? Contact the Parks & Recreation Dept. at 519‑539‑2382 Ext. 4101 or email parksandrecreation@ cityofwoodstock.ca.The reservation deadline is July 13, 2018.

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 PROGRAM REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS 4 PROGRAM REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS PROGRAM REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS How to Register Online What you need • Credit Card & Visa/Debit Where • www.cityofwoodstock.ca/onlineregistration Phone What you need • Credit Card & expiry date In Person What you need • Credit/Debit Card, Cash, Cheque Refund Policy Cancelled bookings are entitled to a refund of the fees paid unless included as part of a valid or active pass.You can leave the funds on your account for future use or request a refund. Please note that there is a $25.00 administration fee charged for each refund.

Refund fees will not be charged if the City of Woodstock cancels the class and a refund is requested.

Location Legend WDCC Woodstock District Community Complex WDCC Mezz Room Woodstock District Community Complex, Mezzanine Room WDCC Goff Hall Woodstock District Community Complex, Goff Hall SAC Room A Southside Aquatic Centre, Room A Registration Dates Program Address Start Date Method of Payment & Registration Payment Options Aquatics 315 Finkle St March 6 Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard, American Express Recreation Programs 315 Finkle St March 6 Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard, American Express Museum Programs 466 Dundas St March 6 Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard, American Express Library Programs 445 Hunter St Spring: Mar 6 Summer: Jun 2 Cash, Debit Art Gallery Programs 449 Dundas St March 6 Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard RECREATION FACILITIES Parks & Recreation 192 Old Wellington Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 Tel: 519 539 2382 ext.

4101 Southside Aquatic Centre 315 Finkle Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 Tel: 519 539 2382 ext. 2701 Community Complex 381 Finkle Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 Tel: 519 421 3484 Goff Hall 381 Finkle Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 Tel: 519 421 3484 ext 4301 Woodstock Art Gallery 449 Dundas Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 www.woodstockartgallery.ca Tel: 519 539 6761 Woodstock Museum 466 Dundas Street PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7 www.woodstockmuseum.ca Tel: 519 537 8411 Woodstock Public Library 445 Hunter Street Woodstock, ON N4S 4G7 www.mywpl.ca Tel: 519 539 4801

WOODSTOCK - RECREATION & LEISURE GUIDE

Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 PRESCHOOL 5 PRESCHOOL P R E S C H O O L STEAM Storytime Age: 1–5 Join us in the program room for this interactive storytime for families with toddlers and preschoolers that include stories, songs, and now fun STEAM (Science, Technology, Enginnering, Art, Math) based activities. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Sat Mar 10 10:30–11:15am 10 Library Free Me Too! Tuesdays Age: 2–5 & caregiver Instructor: Deanna Logan Create and explore stories, songs, art and more! Registration is required. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Tue Mar 20 10:00–11:00am 8 Woodstock Art Gallery 2969 $40.00 all sessions or $6/session Babytime Age: birth–12 months Participate with baby in a fun filled half hour of stories, rhymes and songs.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed Mar 21 11:00–11:30am 9 Library Free Fri Mar 23 11:15–11:45am 8 Library Free Toddler Tales for Ones & Twos Age: 12–35 months Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers accompanied by a caregiver. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed Mar 21 10:15–10:45am 9 Library Free Thu Mar 22 10:15–10:4am 9 Library Free Tales & Tunes Age: 3–5 A fun-filled storytime with songs, rhymes and crafts for preschoolers. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Thu Mar 22 11:00–11:45am 9 Library Free Fri Mar 23 10:15–11:00am 8 Library Free

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 PRESCHOOL 6 PRESCHOOL Physical Literacy “Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.” —International Physical Literacy Association Little Movers Age: 3–4 Through active games and imagination Little Movers provides an introduction to dance and focuses on the fundamental movement principles. In this group setting children will develop coordination, balance, and a better understanding of how their body moves. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon Apr 9 5:30–6:00pm 8 WDCC Mezz Room 3240 $34.00 Mon Jun 18 5:30–6:00pm 8 WDCC Mezz Room 3245 $34.00 Age: 5–6 Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon Apr 9 6:00–6:30pm 8 WDCC Mezz Room 3247 $34.00 Mon Jun 18 6:00–6:30pm 8 WDCC Mezz Room 3250 $34.00 Sportball Age: 2–3 This program is focused on introducing preschoolers to 8 different sports.

During the program preschoolers will have the opportunity to build self-confidence and learn skills in a fun and interactive way. 16 months–3 year olds require a parent to participate during program. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Tue Apr 10 5:00–5:45pm 8 WDCC Goff Hall 3253 $128.00 Tue Jun 12 5:00–5:45pm 8 Vansittart Park 3255 $128.00 Age: 3–5 Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Tue Apr 10 5:45–6:45pm 8 WDCC Goff Hall 3254 $128.00 Tue Jun 12 5:45–6:45pm 8 Vansittart Park 3256 $128.00

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018

PRESCHOOL 7 PRESCHOOL Li’l Sensory Age: 6 months–3 years Looking for something to do with your tot that will help them stimulate their senses, explore play naturally and socialize? Come to our new drop in program Li’l Sensory. You and your child will have a variety of activities you can participate in that will help enhance your child’s touch, smell, taste, movement, balance, sight and hearing through fun and interactive stations. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Fri Apr 13 10:00–11:00am 12 WDCC Mezz Room 3268 $6.25/class Babytime Age: birth–12 months Participate with baby in a fun-filled half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed May 23 11:00–11:30am 6 Library Free Wed Jul 4 11:00–11:30am 8 Library Free Toddler Tales for Ones & Twos Age: 12–35 months Stories, rhymes and songs for toddlers accompanied by a caregiver. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed May 23 10:15–10:45am 6 Library Free Wed Jul 4 10:15–10:45am 8 Library Free Tales & Tunes Age: 3–5 A fun-filled storytime with songs, rhymes and crafts for preschoolers. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Thu May 24 10:30–11:15am 6 Library Free Thu Jul 5 10:30–11:15am 8 Library Free Little Crafters Age: 3–5 A fun-filled hour brimming with awesome crafts, stories and activities for preschoolers with a different theme each week.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Tue Jul 3 10:30–11:30am 8 Library $2.00

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS 8 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS M A R C H B R E A K P R O G R A M S March Break Camp Age: 4–5 Designed for first–time campers, this program offers a great introduction with a busy, full-day routine. We will spend our week making crafts, playing active games and building friendships! Children must be potty trained. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon–Fri Mar 12–16 8:30am–4:30pm 5 WDCC Goff Hall 2043 $150.00 March Break Camp Age: 6–12 Looking for a week filled with adventure, crafts, and active games? Experienced, trained and talented staff are dedicated to providing a safe day full of new opportunities.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon–Fri Mar 12–16 8:30am–4:30pm 5 WDCC Goff Hall 2044 $135.00

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS 9 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS Museum March Break Camp Age: 5–12 Enjoy a blast from the past! Learn about fun historic pastimes like parlour games, croquet or potato sack races. Try the game of Graces, spinning fleece into yarn or baking some jam tarts. Put your team to the test with an old-fashioned round of tug-o-war. Each day will bring different games, crafts, out trips and visitors. Register for the week well in advance. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon–Fri Mar 12–16 8:30am–4:30pm 5 Woodstock Museum 1925 $140/non-member $120/member March Break Art Camp Age: 5–12 Instructor: Deanna Logan Explore new territories, markings, maps, treasures and more as you locate your bearings! This week design and create some amazing projects from a ton of stuff! Discover sculpture, collage, drawing, painting and more! Explore the exhibits, experiment with a variety of creative techniques and play some really cool games.

This camp has been generously sponsored by the Woodstock Rotary Club. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Barcode Fee Mon–Fri Mar 12–16 9:00am–4:00pm 5 Woodstock Art Gallery 2945 $175.00/non-member* $150.00/member* *Early-care and/or after-care is an extra $5.00/day (drop off as early as 8:30am; pick up as late as 4:30pm) March Break Family Drop-In Program Age: Everyone Welcome Discover the gallery with self-serve activities from the art cart! Explore the exhibits, investigate a variety of techniques and create your own art. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Mon–Fri Mar 12–16 11:00am–1:00pm 5 Woodstock Art Gallery FREE Minecraft Mania Age: 6–12 Build up your defenses to survive Minecraft and also make your own life size Minecraft torch to take home.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Mon Mar 12 10:30am–12:00pm 1 Library $2.00

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Recreation & Leisure Guide Spring/Summer 2018 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS 10 MARCH BREAK PROGRAMS Sphero Olympics Age: 6–12 Our new Sphero Minis will be faced head to head with some Olympic worthy obstacle courses. Do you have what it takes to win gold? Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Mon Mar 12 2:00–3:30pm 1 Library $2.00 DIY Foosball and Hockey Rinks Age: 6–12 Make a mini foosball or hockey rink and defend your favourite team against your friends. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Tue Mar 13 10:30am–12:00pm 1 Library $2.00 Teen Gaming Night Age: 13–17 Drop in with your friends and check out our new virtual reality headset and games! No registration required.

Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Tue Mar 13 6:30–8:00pm 1 Library Free Jumbo Game Day Age: 6–12 Play some of your favourite games like Jenga, Yahtzee and Twister in our larger than life versions! Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Tue Mar 13 2:00–3:30pm 1 Library $2.00 Paws for Stories Age: 6–12 Practice reading, or just cuddling, with the therapy dogs from St. Johns Ambulance. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed Mar 14 10:30am–12:00pm 1 Library Free The Hulk’s Explosive Science Age: 6–12 When the Hulk gets angry, he explodes – and so will these mean, green science projects. Day Date Time Session(s) Location Fee Wed Mar 14 2:00–3:30pm 1 Library $2.00