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Kids Sports

Fall/Winter Registration NOW OPEN!

Kids Sports Programming not offered in the Spring/Summer.
Additional fees are applicable and registration is required for the following Kids Sports programming.

Beginners Learn to Skate | Ages 4-6

These small group lessons are designed for children with little, to no skating experience. Children will be grouped based on their skating level, therefore attendance at the first lesson is very important. Through fun games and activities, qualified instructors will facilitate instruction in order to build your child’s skating confidence. We recommend that participants practice between classes. Safety pads are recommended, and CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory. *Registration ends the Friday prior to the start date.

Activity Details

22910 - September 16, 2019 to November 25, 2019

22911 - September 17, 2019 to November 26, 2019

22913 - January 13, 2020 to April 6, 2020

22914 - January 14, 2020 to April 7, 2020

Learn to Skate | Ages 5-12

This program is specifically designed for participants that have taken skating lessons in the past or have had some previous exposure to skating. Children will be grouped based on their skating level, therefore attendance at the first lesson is very important. Through fun games and activities, qualified instructors will facilitate instruction in order to build your child’s confidence and skating skills. We recommend that participants practice between classes. Safety pads are recommended, and CSA approved hockey helmets are mandatory. *Registration ends the Friday prior to the start date.

Activity Details

22003 - September 16, 2019 to November 25, 2019

22004 - September 17, 2019 to November 26, 2019

22437 - January 13, 2020 to April 6, 2020

22438 - January 14, 2020 to April 7, 2020

Junior Climbing Club | Ages 9-16

Do you have previous experience with rock climbing? If so, the Junior Climbing Club is the perfect place to climb with other "like minded" individuals. While Climbing coaches teach techniques, climbers will work at their own pace and begin to perfect their climbing skills. In a relaxed environment, fun competitions will strengthen abilities and further grow an individuals’ love for the sport. All equipment is provided.

Activity Details

22909 - September 29, 2019 to December 1, 2019

22912 - January 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020

Wrestling High School Performance | Ages 12-18

Take your wrestling skills to the next level with this competitive program designed for individuals with previous exposure to the sport of wrestling. Focus will be placed on advancing techniques while training with varsity athletes and building leadership skills. If new to the sport, please contact the Program Coordinator. Certified coaches share their knowledge gained from past provincial & national championship experiences. This program also includes the athletes’ membership to the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association for insurance coverage, a clothing package and use of the university wrestling room for the times assigned. This program runs from October to May, please refer to your confirmation for dates classes will not run. Times of the program are subject to change at coaches’ discretion.

Activity Details

22006 - October 16, 2019 to May 9, 2020

  • Wednesday(s) from 5:00PM to 6:30PM
  • Friday(s) from 6:30PM to 8:00PM
  • Saturday(s) from 10:30AM to 12:00PM
  • Dates event isn't occuring:
    • Saturday December 21, 2019
    • Wednesday December 25, 2019
    • Friday December 27, 2019
    • Saturday December 28, 2019
    • Wednesday January 1, 2020
    • Friday January 3, 2020
    • Saturday January 4, 2020
    • Wednesday March 11, 2020
    • Friday March 13, 2020
    • Saturday March 14, 2020
    • Friday April 10, 2020
    • Saturday April 11, 2020
    • Saturday April 25, 2020
  • Fee: $460
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Bouldering Climbing Club | Ages 6-8

Looking to get some exercise & try something new? The Bouldering Club is a great place for beginners to get use to the rock-climbing environment, only climbing at lower heights that do not require harnesses. Participants will learn climbing techniques and movements, all while having fun. With the focus on bouldering, climbers will build self-confidence as they begin to understand ‘rock holds’. All equipment is provided.

Activity Details

22001 - November 3, 2019 to November 24, 2019

22436 - January 12, 2020 to February 2, 2020

Learn Wrestling | Ages 7-11

Boys and girls, beginner or advanced...all welcome. Whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned veteran, this program is designed to develop your wrestling techniques and improve your specific skill sets. Build your body awareness and fitness levels as Certified coaches share their knowledge gained from past provincial & national championship experiences. Members of the varsity Wrestling team will also volunteer their time to help inspire & build community leaders. This program also includes the athletes’ membership to the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association for insurance coverage, a clothing package and use of the university wrestling room for the times assigned. This program runs from November to May, please refer to your confirmation for dates classes will not run. Times of the program are subject to change at coaches’ discretion.

Activity Details

22005 - November 6, 2019 to May 9, 2020

  • Wednesday(s) from 6:30PM to 7:30PM
  • Friday(s) from 6:30PM to 7:45PM
  • Saturday(s) from 10:15AM to 11:30AM
  • Dates event isn't occuring:
    • Saturday December 21, 2019
    • Wednesday December 25, 2019
    • Friday December 27, 2019
    • Saturday December 28, 2019
    • Wednesday January 1, 2020
    • Friday January 3, 2020
    • Saturday January 4, 2020
    • Wednesday March 11, 2020
    • Friday March 13, 2020
    • Saturday March 14, 2020
    • Friday April 10, 2020
    • Saturday April 11, 2020
    • Saturday April 25, 2020
  • Fee: $460
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Learn Rock Climbing | Ages 7-14

Rock Climbing offers a unique environment for children to explore and become more aware of how their bodies move on the rock wall as they progress through bouldering, harnessing, belaying, and then conquering top rope climbing. They will be inspired to set goals and develop teamwork skills as they learn proper safety & rock-climbing techniques. Participants will be grouped according to their climbing exposure and the program will culminate with a ‘friendly’ finale challenge to put new skills to the test. All equipment is provided.

Activity Details

21999 - November 10, 2019 to December 8, 2019

22435 - January 12, 2020 to February 9, 2020

Kids Sports

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Wrestling
Kids Rock Climbing

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