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

SKATING

Public Skating
Every Saturday 3:30-5:30 & Sunday 5:30-7:30pm
Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$3 (Free under 5)

Adult Shinny
CAS Approved Helmets and Full Equipment are highly recommended. Max of 2 Goalies.
Admitted Free. Max 24 skaters on ice. Dates subject to change.

Mon-Fri

12-1:20pm at the  Civic Centre
$5/per visit

SWIMMING

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 Tuesday & Thursday 6-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
$5 per person

Youth Underwater Rugby (8-16 years)
(Mask, fins & snorkel are recommended to bring with you but available if needed)
Every Thursday 7:15-8:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
FREE
with paid swim admission


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

SPECIAL EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

Register online at www.brantford.ca/recconnect using barcode numbers for all programs below.

PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Indoor SK8 Park
Ramps, Rails & More Indoor!  See Flyer for more information.
Every Wednesday & Friday beginning January 8
Time: 7:30-9pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre 
Cost: Members - Free, Non-Members $3

Junior Kids Night Out (4-6 yrs)
Every Tuesday
6:15pm-7:30pm
Games, crafts, songs and sports are all part of this exciting evening planned.
Bring running shoes.
Shellard's Area, St. Gabriel School, Brantford
$3 per person

Floor Hockey Fridays (6-12 years)

Every Friday (No program April 18 and May 16)

6:30-8pm
TB Costain CC., Brantford
$3 per person

All sorts of Sports (6-12 years)
Every Monday
6:30-8pm
You'll have a chance to try basketball, soccer, dodgeball and volleyball just to
name a few. Runners a must!

Shellard's Area, St. Basil's School, Brantford

$3 per person

Kid's Night Out (6-12 years)
Thursday's
6:30-8pm
Shellard's Area, St. Gabriel's School, Brantford

Wednesday's 5:30-7:30pm
Woodman Park CC., Brantford
Activities include arts, crafts, games and special events. Runners a must.
$3 per person


Boy's Night Out (6-12 years)

Thursday's 5:30
-7:30pm
Woodman Park CC, Brantford
Thursday's 6-7:30pm
Resurrection CC, Brantford
Each week features different sports and games including basketball, floor
hockey, dodgeball, soccer, and lots more! No program May 8.
$3 per person


Girl's Night Out (6-12 years)

Monday's 5:30-7:30pm
Woodman Park CC., Brantford
Tuesday's 6-7:30pm
Resurrection CC., Brantford

Activities include arts, crafts, games and many special theme events. Meet new
friends or come with friends and leave the boys at home.
$3 per person

Youth Pickleball (8-16 yrs.)
Saturday's beginning March 22 1-3pm
Doug Snooks Eagle Place CC., Brantford

Combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton.
FREE

Youth Sports (10-13 years)

Tuesday's 7:30-9pm
Come to the gym and play sports you love and sports you don't know with our expert staff.

Shellard's Area - St. Gabriel's School, Brantford

$3 per person

Youth Floorball (10+)
Thursday's
7:30-9pm
A fast paced form of hockey focused on skilled play. Game is designed to limit injury and
promote a high scoring, entertaining style of play. No program March 13 or May 8.

Resurrection CC., Brantford

$3 per person


Pickeball (18+)

This game is played with a wood paddle racket and Polymer whiffle ball. Pickle-ball is a
combo of ping-pong, tennis and badminton. No program April 18 and
May 30.
Doug Snooks Eagle Place Community Centre
Tues & Thurs 9:30-11:30am (begins Jan 7)
Wed 1:00-3:00pm (begins Jan 8)
Sunday 6-8pm (begins Jan 12)
$6 per person


Recreational Volleyball (18+)

This co-ed drop in program is non-competitive and follows unofficial rules. A great way to
stay in shape and have fun!
Resurrection Community Centre
Tues 7:30-9:00pm
$6.25 per person


Seniors Fitness and more at Beckett Adult Leisure Centre

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

April 2014 Activities Schedule - Click for information

Yogilates

Combination of Yoga & Pilates focusing on core strength and balance. Bring own yoga mat.
No program Feb 17 and April 21.
Mondays starting March 10 (8 wks) 1-2pm

Pilates for Beginners
Monday's starting March 6 (8 wks) 10:30-11:30am

Gentle Yoga (bring your own mat)
Tues starting March 4 (8 wks) 11:30-12:30pm
Fri starting March 7 (8 wks) 11:30-12:30pm
No class April 18.


Dances Around the World

Thurs starting March 27 (6 wks) 9:30-10:30am

Zumba Toning
Zumba using toning sticks to sculpt.
Tues starting March 4 (8 wks)
11-12pm


Zumba Gold

Thurs starting March 6 (6 wks) 11-12pm

BellyJAM - Belly Dance
Thurs stating March 6 (8 wks) 1-2pm


Clogging
No class Feb. 12.
Intermediate

Wed starting March 5 (8 wks) 9-10am

Advanced

Wed starting March 5 (8 wks) 10-11am


Continued Beginners Clogging (1 yr previous experience)
No program Feb. 12.
Wed starting March 12 (8 wks) 11:15-12pm

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

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

Mothers in Motion Present: Family Gym Time
This program is for ages 18 months to 6 yrs and their caregivers.  See Flyer for full details.
Dates: April 16
Time:
10:30-11:30 am
Location:
The Brant Boys & Girls Club - 2 Edge St Brantford
To register call 519-759-3833


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. $2/person

Wednesdays:
St. Basil’s Church, 50 Palace St. 7:00pm-8:00pm. $2/person
Thursdays:
St. Mary’s Church, 133 Murray St. 7:00pm-8:30pm. $2/personFor more information call 519-771-5687.


Other Community Activities

The Canadian Junior Goalball Championships
April 11-13, 2014
Tournament bgeins Friday April 11 at 11am
For more information please contact Mike Breuls, Mike Ferras or Bob Mannen at 519.759.0730 ext 299

Both of these tournaments are free for the public to attend!

Freedom House Easter Eggstravaganza
See Flyer for full details
Date: Sat, April 19
Location: Market Square Mall - Lower Level
Time: 11am-12pm
FREE

The 28th Annual Run for the Light
Thursday May 15, 2014
Entertainment begeins at 6pm.  5km run/3km walk takes place at 9pm. 
Yes it's in the dark!  Everyone will have a glowstick to walk or run the course!
Cost: $5/children.  $10/adults.  Everyone will receive a t-shirt and glow stick.

There will also be draws and food.
Food supplied by the North Brant Lions Club.
All money raised goes to support recreational and sports programs for visually impaired students and athletes at w. Ross Macdonald School.

Walking Group
Meeting every Tuesday for 6 weeks.  This group is designed to encourage likeminded individuals who share an interest in social, mental and physical exercise to come together.
Dates:  Mar 25 - May 17
Location:  Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre
Time: 9:30-11:30am
See Flyer for more information.

A Taste of Glenhyrst
See Flyer for more information.
Date: June 19
Time: 6-10pm

Glenhyrst Family Arts Day
A Free Event for the Whole Family!  Booths with:  Looming, Clay, Acting, Drawing, and more!
Refreshments, food and treats!  See Flyer for more information.
Date: May 25
Time: 11am-4pm