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
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.

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

V is for Valentine's Day - ages 3-5 yrs
Pink, red, purple, white -come join the Valentine's delight.  Enjoy a morning with Valentine's Day themed crafts, games and treats.
Date: Saturday, February 07
Time: 10am-12pm
Location:
Doug Snooks/Eagle Place Community Centre
Cost:
$10/person 
Barcode: 85841 (register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Family Fun Day! Monday, February 16
Check out all the fun happening at Bell Homestead, Harmony Square, TB Costain and Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre!
See Flyer here for more information.

How to catch a Leprechaun - ages 3-5 yrs.
I'm a little leprechaun, dressed in green, the tiniest man that you have seen.  If you ever catch me, so it's told, I'll give you my big pot of gold.
Date:
Saturday, March 7
Time:
10am-12pm
Location:
Doug Snooks/Eagle Place Community Centre
Cost:
$10/person
Barcode:
85842 (register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Vive La Valentine's Party! ages 6-12 yrs
Wear your best red, pink or purple outfit and make valentine crafts, themed games and goodies.
Date:
Saturday, February 7
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: $10/person
Barcode: 86137 (register onine www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Mother's Day Craft and Tea - all ages
Celebrate your mom and make a craft for her while enjoying a cup of tea. Must pre-register by 4:30pm April 30.
Date:
Saturday, May 2
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Doug Snooks/Eagle Place Community Centre
Barcode: 85869 (Register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Green Thumbs Club - ages 6-12 yrs.
Get ready for spring when you attend the Green Thumbs Club and make a spring craft, play some spring games and plant seeds to take home.
Date:
Saturday, May 2
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: $10/person
Barcode: 86135 (Register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Easter Eggstravaganza - ages 6-12 yrs.

Make Easter crafts, play games and hunt for eggs.
Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: $10
Barcode: 86136 (Register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect

Hippity Hoppity Eggcellent Easter Family Fun - all ages

Easter activities, games and a treat.  Must pre-register by 4:30pm March 26.
Date: Saturday, March 28
Time: 1-3pm
Location: Doug Snooks/Eagle Place Community Centre
Cost: $5/person

Barcode: 85867 (register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

Gym Time with Dad - ages 5+

Spend the afternoon with your dad and enjoy some gym playtime. Light snack provided.  Must pre-register by 4:30pm June 18.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 20 - 1-3pm
Location: Doug Snooks/Eagle Place Community Centre
Cost: $2/person
Barcode: 85868 (register online www.brantford.ca/recconnect

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 -1:00-2:30pm
Cancellations Dec 25, 30, Jan 1

Free Parent/Tot Skate

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


Christmas Public Skating - $3 (5 and under free)

Date/Time:
Saturday, December 20 -3:00-5:30pm

March Break Public Skating - $3 (5 and under free)
Date/Time:
March 16, 18, 20 - 1:00-3:00pm
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 and activities in the gymnasium, crafts and special events followed by a splash in the pool!
Every Thursday 6-8:30pm January 8-June 18 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
Drop-in Soccer

Play soccer indoors and keep your skills sharp during the off season. No program March 19.
Date: Thursdays beginning January 15
Time: 7:30-9pm
Location: Ressurection Community Centre
Cost: 10 visit punchcard $25.50 or $3 drop-in
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. No program Jan 12, Feb 16, March 16 and April 6.
Date: Mondays beginning January 5
Time: 6:15-8:15pm
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! No program March 20 or April 3.
Date: Fridays beginning January 9
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Location: T.B. Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre
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 January 13
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
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 including basketball, floor hockey, ddgeball, soccer, theme nights and more! No program March 19.

Date Location Time
Thurs beginning January 15 Woodman Park Community Centre 5:30-7:30pm
Thurs beginning January 15 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
Mon beginning January 12 Woodman Park Community Centre 5:30-7:30pm
Tues beginning January 12 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. No program March Break.

Date Location Time
Wed beginning January 14 Woodman Park Community Centre 5:30-7:30pm
Wed beginning January 14 Branlyn Communty Centre 6-8pm

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

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! No program March 17.
Dates: Tuesdays beginning January 6
Time: 7:30-9pm
Location: St Gabriel's School
Cost: $3/visit or $25.50/10 visit punch pass

Learn to Skateboard - Ages 7-9 and 12-16
The worlds most popular indoor hockey!  Floorball is safe, inexpensive, easy to learn and fun!
Dates: Saturdays beginning January 17 (10 weeks) & April 11 (10 weeks)
Time: 9-10am & 10-11am (7-11 yrs), 11-12pm (12-16 yrs)
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre
Cost: FREE (registration required online www.brantford.ca/recconnect)

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

ADULT DROP-IN PROGRAMS - 18+
Keep in shape, meet new people and have fun with these drop-in programs! 

Badminton
- players must provide own racquets

Dates/Time (All dates begin January 12):
Mondays - 9:30-11:30am
Tuesdays - 8:00-10:00pm
Fridays - 9:30-11:30am
Location: Woodman Park Community Centre

Price:
$5.50/drop-in or $52.50/10 visit punch card

Volleyball - all skill levels are welcome

Dates/Time:
Tuesdays - 7:30-9:00pm (beginning January 13)

Location:
Ressurection Community Centre
Price: $6.25/drop-in or $52.50/10 visit punch card


Pickleball - check put this tennis like sport played on a badminton sized court
No program Feb 15, March 18, April 5 and May 7.

Dates/Time/Level (begins January 6):
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/Eagle Place Community Centre

Price:
$5.50 Adult, Youth $3 drop-in OR $52.50 Adult, Youth $25.50 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:

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

FITNESS CLASSES

SNA Presents Yoga Program
The Shellard Neighbourhood Association presents yoga!  See Flyer for more information.
Date: Wednesdays starting January 7
Time: 7-8pm
Location: St.Gabriel's School
Cost: $2 the first night! Come try it out!

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!!!