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2017-01-05 - Parks and Recreation Winter Programs Available in January

The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department has a number of programs beginning this month.

Starting on January 6, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. (noon), the Me and My Friends Program will be taking place at the West Royalty Community Centre. Children, ages 2 to 4, can interact with their peers, play with toys, make crafts and join City staff in singing and other activities.

Beginning on January 7, an Intro to Sports program will be offered on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The Intro program is open to children ages 3 to 4 and provides them with an opportunity to experience a variety of sports and develop skills while having fun. The cost for each 10-week program is $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents.

A ten-week adult fitness class takes place Monday and Thursday evenings from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The cost for the evening class is $69 for City residents and $86.25 for non-residents. The department is also offering a morning adult fitness class on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. until 10a.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The cost is $96.60 for City residents and $117.30 for non-residents. Drops-in are welcome at all of the fitness programs at $5 per class.

There will be two seniors’ fitness classes. The downtown fitness class will take place on Monday and Wednesday mornings at the Trinity United Church gym. A second seniors’ fitness class will take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Park Royal United Church gym. All seniors’ classes take place from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The cost is $40.25 for all seniors.

On Tuesdays, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., children in grades K-5 are invited to drop-in to the Hillsborough Park Community Centre for games, crafts and other fun activities. The cost is $1 per child, per night. On Thursdays, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., youth from grades K-6 are invited to Sherwood Elementary School for basketball, badminton, soccer and other fun games. Youth from grades K-6 and their parents are welcome to join the Family Drop-In night for similar activities on Fridays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The cost is $1 per person, per night.

Enjoy badminton, but aren’t sure where to play? Join City Parks and Recreation staff, beginning January 7, at the West Royalty Community Centre, for 10 weeks of badminton. Children in grades 3-5 are invited from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and children in grades 6-8 are welcome from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The cost for the 10-week program is $30 for City residents and $40 for non-residents.

Want to know more? Visit www.charlottetown.ca/parksprogrambrochure.php to download the Fall and Winter Program brochure.

For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation department at (902) 368-1025.

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Media contact:

Jennifer Gavin
Communications Officer
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4102
jgavin@charlottetown.ca



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