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2014-01-06 - 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 11 an Intro to Sports program will be offered on Saturday’s from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The Intro program is open to children aged 3 to 4 years old and is designed to give children the opportunity to try and experience a variety of sports and develop skills while having fun. Beginning Tuesday morning, January 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 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. The cost for each 10-week program is $30 for residents and $45 for non-residents.

Ten-week adult fitness classes take place Monday and Thursday evenings from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Park Royal United Church. The cost for the evening classes is $68.40 for City residents and $85.50 for non-residents.

The department is also offering a morning adult fitness class on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:15 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the West Royalty Community Centre. The cost is $79.80 for City residents and $96.90 for non-residents.

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 $39.90 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 only $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 4 at the West Royalty Community Centre, for 10 weeks of badminton. Children in grades 3-5 are invited from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and children in grades 6-8 are welcome from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. The cost for the 10-week program is $25 for City residents and $35 for non-residents.

Want to know more about the many programs offered in Charlottetown for all ages, including outdoor activities? Visit www.charlottetown.ca and click on the Winter Activities button. Download a copy of the Fall and Winter Program brochure for more details.

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


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Media contact:

Alicia Packwood
Project & Communications Coordinator
City of Charlottetown
902-629-4102
apackwood@charlottetown.ca



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