Join us after school! Busing to Our Lady of Lourdes and Parkview will be facilitated through Student Transportations services. Our trained staff will deliver value based programming that engages kids in active recreational activities. Interactive games, crafts, music, dance and formal sports will be mixed to offer a great variety of programming. Lessons on nutrition will also be delivered each Wednesday to ensure kids learn how to eat a balanced diet. Snacks are to be provided by the parents for both before and after school times except on Wednesdays.
Active & Creative Kids
Offers a variety of activities for children including sports, crafts, active games and fitness. The goal of this program is to encourage children to have a healthy lifestyle in a supervised, fun and safe environment.
All Sorts of Sports
This program is an opportunity for participants to engage in a variety of different sports. They will learn the basic skills needed to play the game. Check with the branch for specific mandatory protective equipment when registering.
Dance involves moevement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music. It's a fun form of expression, social interaction and exercise. This program will be taught by a qualified, third party, Dance Instructor from Absolute Dance in Kilworth. Children will learn the fundamental movements of Jazz and Hip-Hop in a fun and interactive way.
Youth Fit Club
This program is designed to teach youth the fundamentals of working out. Come out for fun workouts consisting of resistance and cardio training.
Growing Chefs! Ontario cooking programs offered in partnership with the YMCA of Western Ontario are all about having fun exploring food and cooking! Children will learn the basics of food preparation, cooking techniques, healthy eating – but most of all, they'll learn how to create and enjoy amazing food with professional chefs. Fall sessions will be offered to children ages 9 – 12 and the themes will be seasonal, quick, easy and cost effective meals that your kids will WANT to eat. Growing Chefs! offers the best hands-on entertaining and interactive cooking experiences for children in London. Registration is required.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Intro to Music & Instruments*
Our experienced teachers are leading a group class starting this September for ages 5-17. The material of the classes will cover fun music history, musical instruments, and music theory for beginner and intermediate musicians. We will also cover the basic string instruments that constitute most quartets (Violin, Viola, and Cello). We recommend this class for those who wish to partake in the Ensemble classes, as it will help with reading sheet music.
Ensemble Music Lessons*
Creating harmonies in communities is the name of the game! This class will take all musicians, beginner and experienced alike, and begin the process of instructing smaller groups to play their instruments together. Students that sign up will be placed in a group and assigned musical pieces (From a wide variety of genres) to learn and perform! Class time will be used to not only learn about playing an instrument and reading sheet music, but also how to polish pieces to perfection for families and community alike. A wonderful experience for music lovers!
This program will focus on developing physical literacy at a young age. Participants will participate in may fun activities that promote positive movement and help the kids create a movement vocabulary.
Active Start (3-5 yrs)
Level 1 (6-12 yrs)
Level 2 (6-12 yrs)
A non-aggressive approach toward conflict resolution is emphasized in this program as well as instruction in all the basic blocks, kicks and striking techniques. Skills are taught in a fun, interactive games approach format. **Attendance on both days is MANDATORY for grading purposes.
Children will have the opportunity to learn about fitness and training techniques with an emphasis on sport specific training including hockey, soccer, golf, etc.
* Registration required.
**Registration & fees apply.