Brantford Activities & Events


PARKS & RECREATION LISTINGS

View details on Brantford Parks & Recreation Winter/Spring activities, swim lessons and programs in their Leisure Activities Guide or call 519-756-1500. Register online for all programs with a barcode by visiting www.brantford.ca/recconnect

SPECIAL EVENTS

Grand Opening - Brantford & Area Sports Hall of Recognition
Take a tour of the artifacts & memoriabilia, view the Wayne Gretzky highlights in the mini theatre and more! View more information.
Date: Saturday, November 22
Time: 2-4pm
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Community Skate Exchange

Please donate your gently used skates to someone in the Community who can use them.  See flyer for more information or call 519-756-1500.

Parent & Child Christmas Baking & Tea
Tis the season to be jolly! Come & join us for a warm and cozy afternoon of family fun.  Pre registration by Dec 4 required.
Date: Saturday December 6
Time: 1-3pm
Cost: $5/person
Code: 82639

Times Square In Harmony Square-New Years Eve Bash!
Ice Skating Until 12:30 Pm
D.J. Rocking The Tunes All Night
Fun For The Entire Family!  See Flyer here.

Chilly Willy Cook Off & Family Skate!
Live music, great food and more! See Flyer for more information.
Date: Sunday, February 22
Time: 11am-2pm
Location:
Harmony Square
Cost:
$5/person

SKATING

Public Skating - $3 (under 5 yrs free)
Date/Time:
Saturday - 3:30-5:30pm & Sunday - 5:30-7:30pm

Stick & Puck - $2/person (ages - children under 5)
Date/Time:
Mondays - 10:30-11:30am & Wednedays - 3:30-4:30pm

Free Adult Only Skate
Date/Time:
Tuesday & Thursday -1:00-2:30pmCancellations Nov 11, Dec 25, 30, Jan 1

Free Parent/Tot Skate

Date/Time: Tuesday & Thursday -2:45-3:50pm
Cancellations Nov 11, Dec 25, 30, Jan 1


Halloween Parent & Tot Skate (5 and under free)

Date/Time:
Friday, October 31 -1:00-2:30pm

Christmas Public Skating - $3 (5 and under free)
Date/Time:
Saturday, December 20 -3:00-5:30pm

SWIMMING @ Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre

Toonie Public Swim
Every Tuesday 7-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$2 per person

Splash & Fun Night (7-12 years)
Games, crafts, special events followed by a splash in the pool!
Every Thursday 6-8:30pm until December 11 at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$5 per person

Adult Underwater Rugby (14+)

Mask, fins & snorkel are recommended but available upon request.
Every Wednesday 8-9:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$8.50/visit


CHILDRENS - YOUTH PROGRAMS

Polar Express Party - Ages 6-12
All aboard the polar express!  Create fun crafts, enjoy hot chocolate and a snack.  Get on your pajamas and celebrate the majic of the season on the Polar Express!
Date: Saturday, November 22
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: $10
Code: 83407

Santa's Workshop - Ages 6-12
Get in the holiday spirit with a trip to Santa's Workshop.  Participants will do some baking as well as take home a gift for someone special.
Date: Saturday, December 20
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: $10
Code: 83405

All Sorts of Sport - Ages 6-12
Can't decide on what sport to play?  Come join us for all sorts of sports!  Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and more! Bring your running shoes
Date: Mondays beginning Oct 20
Time: 6:15-8:18pm
Location: St.Basil School
Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-in

Floor Hockey Fridays - Ages 6-12
Kids can't get enough of floor hockey?  Send them our way!
Date: Fridays beginning Oct 3
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: TB Costain
Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-in

Sports Rageous - Ages 6-12
Each week will feature different sports and games. From soccer to banana Olympics get ready to get your sports on!
Date: Tuesdays beginning Sept 16
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-in

Boys Night Out - Ages 6-12
Each week will feature different sports and games!

Date Location Time
Thurs beginning Sept 18 Woodman Park 5:30-7:30pm
Thurs beginning Oct 16 Resurrection Communty Centre 6-7:30pm

Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-in fee

Girls Night Out - Ages 6-12
It's a great way to spend a night out with the girls.  Activities include arts, crafts, games and many special theme events.

Date Location Time
Tues beginning Sept 16 Woodman Park 5:30-7:30pm
Tues beginning Oct 14 Resurrection Communty Centre 6-7:30pm

Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-on fee

Kids Night Out - Ages 6-12
It's a great way to spend a night out with your friends!  Activities include arts, crafts, games and many special theme events. Don't forget your running shoes.

Date Location Time
Wed beginning Sept 17 Woodman Park 5:30-7:30pm
Wed beginning Sept 17 Branlyn Communty Centre 6-8pm
Wed beginning Oct 16 St.Gabriel School 6:15-8:15pm

Cost: 10 visit punch card $25.50 or $3/drop-on fee

Learn to Skateboard - Ages 7-9 & 12-17
This FREE Program is provided through the Ministry of Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fun as part of the "Let's Get Moving" Initiative.  Skateboard and helmets will be provided.
Dates: Saturdays, October 4 (10 wks)
Age/Time/Code:
7-11 yrs/10-11am/84230 & 12-16 yrs/11am-12pm/84231
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre

Youth Sports - Ages 10-13
Love to hangout with your friends and play sports?  We invite you to come to the gym and play sports you love and new sports with expert staff!  Come try it out!
Dates: Tuesday, October 14 - ongoing
Time: 7:30-9pm
Location: St Gabriel School
Cost: $3/visit or $25.50/10 visit punch pass

Youth Football - Ages 10 +
The worlds most popular indoor hockey!  Floorball is safe, inexpensive, easy to learn and fun!
Dates: Thurdays, October 16 - ongoing
Time: 7:30-9pm
Location: Resurrection Community Centre
Cost: $3/visit or $25.50/10 visit punch pass

Date Night - Ages 6-12
Register your child for a night out to yourselves!  Program includes pizza, crafts, gym and swimming. Register early space is limited. See flyer here.
Dates/Time/Barcode:
Friday, Nov 14 / 5-9pm
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Cost: $15/person

Kris Kingle Christmas Shopping
Drop your kids off for an awesome day of fun while you shop till you drop! Your child will enjoy pizza, create a Christmas craft and more.
Date: Saturday, December 6
Time: 11am-3pm
Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Cost: $15
Code: 85229

Woodman Crew Card
Join the Woodman Crew with a yearly youth membership at Woodman Park Community Centre.  For ages 12-17yrs, there are new programs and activities for everyone to try!  Memberships are available for $5 per year.  Drop-in for non members $3/visit
Woodman Card Crew - Drop In Schedule:
Mobile Sk8 Park

Come by and learn some cool tips & tricks! Day/Time:Tues & Thurs 6-8pm
Sports Zone
The gym is open, air conditioned and ready for sports - Ball Hockey, Basketball, Soccer!  Day/Time: Tues 6-8pm
W Lounge
At the W Lounge you can participate in many activities - video & board games, movies, Pool, air hockey and much more!  Day/Time: Tues & Thurs 7-9 pm
Cool @ the Pool
Every Thursday night in July and August Woodman Crew Members and their friends will have exclusive access to Woodman Park Pool - there will be games and special events!  Day/Time: Tues & Thurs 6:3-8:30pm

ADULT DROP-IN PROGRAMS - ongoing
Keep in shape, meet new people and have fun with these drop-in programs! 

Badminton
- players must provide own racquets

Dates/Time:
Mondays - 9:30-11:30am
Wednesdays - 8:00-10:00pm
Fridays - 9:30-11:30am
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre

Price:
$6/drop-in or $52.50/10 visit punch card

Volleyball - all skill levels are welcome

Dates/Time:
Fridays - 7:00-9:00pm

Location:
Doug Snooks Community Centre
Price: $6/drop-in or $52.50/10 visit punch card


Pickleball - check put this tennis like sport played on a badminton sized court

Dates/Time/Level:
Tuesdays/Thursdays - 9:30-11:30am - Intermediate & advanced
Wednesdays - 9:30-11:30am - Beginner
Wednesdays - 1:00-3:00pm - Intermediate & advanced
Sundays - 6:00-8:00pm - Beginner to advanced & Family
Location: Doug Snooks Community Centre

Price:
$6/drop-in or $52.50/10 visit punch card


Beckett Adult Leisure Centre Programs
Seniors Fitness

Fees for classes - Members $7.80 drop-in / Non-members $10.45 drop-in
(Min 8 people/Max 12 people)


Drop In Activities
Billiards - Monday-Friday - 9am-4pm - $30/year or $5/day
Tai Chi - Monday & Wednesday - 11am-12pm
- .75 cents

COMMUNITY LISTINGS

If your organization/business/group has a FREE or low-cost event or program that promotes physical activity, Active Grand would love to list it here! Simply email Active Grand the details.

Arnold Anderson Sport Fund
would your child/youth like to sign up for a sports program but the financial commitment is beyond your means?  The Arnold Anderson Sport Fund is here to help!  Click here for more information.


FREE PROGRAMMING AT THE OEYC:BRANT
Check out the OEYC:Brant Calendar for more activities

Ontario Early Years Centre: Brant presents:

Family Gym Time at the Boys and Girls Club
Dates:
Monday, November 10 & Wednesday, December 10

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Location: Boys & Girls Club 2 Edge St., Brantford

More Family Gym Time - at Woodmans Community Centre
Location: Woodman Community Centre - 491 Greys St, Brantford

Time: All sessions run 10:30 –11:30 am

Dates:

Wed, Nov 26, 2014, Wed, Dec 17, 2014 (registration starts October 3rd)
Note: These are registered programs.  Contact 519-759-3833 for more information.

www.eycbrant.ca/oeyc

Mothers in Motion - Free Monthly Activities
Visit www.eycbrant.ca/mims for more information!

Family Bootcamp - Canada's YMCA
Do you want to get your family more active?  Attend our FREE Fall Family Bootcamp Sessions. *These sessions are geared to ages 3 years and up including particpating parent/caregiver.
Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Dates: Saturday, October 4, Saturday, November 1, Saturday, December 6
All sessions will take place at the YMCA located at 143 Wellington Street, Brantford.
Register by contacting the Ontario Early Years Centre: Brant at 519-759-3833 or registration@eycbrant.ca


FITNESS CLASSES

Free Drop-In Yoga
Relax, Rejuvenate and Restore with Free Drop-in Yoga.  See Flyer for more information.
Date: Mondays ongoing
Time: 5:00-6:30pm
Location: Community Room B - Grand River Community Health Centre

Easy Fit
Get active and come try Easy Fit!  Join Easy Fit to help you achieve greater strenght, balance and power.  See Flyer for more information.
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays
Time: 1:00-1:45 pm
Location: Coomumity Room B - Grant River Community Health Centre

Come Get FITspired Tonight

At ZUMBA & Experience The Fitness Revolution SHAPING UP BRANTFORD!!! One Hour Sweat-Fest Of Latino Music Dance Moves In A Party Like Atmosphere With A Brilliant Group Of Maniacs Who LOVE To Move AND Shake Their Assets!!!
ZUMBA Schedule with Joan Minnery, Certified Zumba & Dance Fitness Instructor
Mondays:
St. Mary’s Church, 133 Murray St. 7:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesdays:
St. Basil’s Church, 50 Palace St. 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thursdays:
St. Mary’s Church, 133 Murray St. 7:00pm-8:30pm.
Cost: $2/person
For more information call 519-771-5687.


Other Community Activities


St. Basil’s CWL proudly presents…Line Dancing Lessons with Joan Minnery
Latin, Country, Pop & Oldies
EVERY Wednesday Evening starting…Wednesday September 10th
7pm – 8pm... at St. Basil’s Church Hall, 50 Palace Street, Brantford ON
$2/person. All Ages Welcome - Beginners – Intermediate
Tush Push, Mambo Slide, Latin Funk, Samba Strut, Boot Scootin’ Boogie, Cowboy Tangle, Salsa, Happy Steps and much more!!!
For more information please contact
Joan Minnery: 519-752-1694 / 519-771-5687
joanminnery@sympatico.ca   www.joanminnery.webstarts.com  twitter.com/joanminnery
FITabulous fun filled workout to FITastic tunes!!!