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Recreation Programming

City of Woodstock Recreation Programs

View and register for our programs on our new online registration system.

Youth Sport and Fitness Programs

Several sport based programs are offered that include a number of progressions beginning with developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy, and guides children in their skill development to become competent and confident with their athletic and physical abilities. Children will learn through instructional practice, drills, progressions, and game play in a fun and welcoming environment.

Active Kids

This program combines a variety of sports and activities for kids to get them active and moving, developing physical literacy skills, and having fun! Sports and activities could include soccer, softball, tag, frisbee, football, laser tag, and much more!

Tennis

This is an introductory level program and will stress racquet and ball control drills as well as skill development in the four basic strokes: forehand, backhand, serve and volley. This program is for players with little or no previous tennis experience. 

Floor Hockey

The Floor Hockey Program include 3 levels of progressions beginning with developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy, and guides children in their skill development to become competent and confident with their athletic and physical abilities. Children will learn through instructional practice, drills, progressions, and game play in a fun and welcoming environment.

Adult Fitness Programs

There are several fitness programs available that will help keep adults active and engaged. These programs are taught by experienced/certified instructors.

Chair Yoga

This class is perfect for anyone who experiences discomfort in horizontal postures on the back or who may need assistance moving from a standing to laying down position. The chair will be incorporated into the class to assist you as you improve breathing techniques, stabilize your core, and increase your balance.

Gentle Yoga

Prepare your body for the day by gently stretching and warming up the muscles. This class is for all levels and will focus on simple flowing sequences and slow-paced movements as you increase balance, strength, and flexibility. Participants should bring a mat, a towel, and a water bottle. 

General Recreation Programs

There are a range of programs that will allow children to be creative, learn, and have fun. These may include more active programs, and programs that are educational based.

Nerf Warriors

Prepare for battle with this exhilarating program. Children will participate in a variety of activities while working on their dodging, aiming, and shooting skills using Laser Guns and Nerf Guns. 

Guitar

This program is offered at a Level 1 & Level 2. Participants will learn in a small group setting at their own pace under the direction of our expert instructor and develop their talent throughout the session. Participants must bring their own guitar and guitar picks. Music material will be provided. Masks must be worn during the program.

Stemotics

Stemotics - LEGO WeDo Advanced Robotics 2.0 Construction Set, aimed at children aged 5-10 includes LEGO bricks with one motor, two sensors, and a hub that connects the model to the computer. Simple drag-and-drop visual programming software is then used to bring the model to life. With this kid-friendly approach, the set makes learning fun, inspiring and engaging. Kids learn about complex topics in the fields of physics, engineering, and programming, as well as develop motor and cognitive skills through robot building, all as they have fun with LEGO bricks.

Stemotics - mBot is an easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience on graphical programming, electronics, robotics. It is an all-in-one solution for robotics learning and specifically designed for STEM education. An educational robot for individual and classroom use, empowering users to be innovative and creative while having fun. mBot is programmed using the mBlock software which integrates Scratch and Arduino programming. This programming language is both simple, powerful and very quick to learn. A platform with endless possibilities.

Leadership & Development Programs

There are a range of programs that will provide children with the opportunity to grow, develop, and learn new skills relating to leadership and independence. 

 My Safe Life

In this interactive and fun safety program, kids learn and practice skills for a lifetime of safety. Traditional and digital gaming techniques are used to cover topics like People Safety, Appropriate Social and Digital Behaviours, Safe Travels, Online Safety, Getting Help, Fire Safety, Accident Prevention and Basic First Aid. Children take home the SOS4Kids My Safe Life manual and card of completion. 

 Home Alone
Is your child ready to stay home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children and their families get ready for their child’s first steps towards independence and being without adult supervision. Safety and accident prevention are the common theme throughout the program.
 Babysitting Training
In this course, participants learn how to run a small babysitting business and how to supervise younger siblings or other children in a safe and responsible manner. Aspiring babysitters also learn basic first aid skills. 
 Snow Buddies

The Snow Buddies program helps adults who need assistance by giving them a volunteer buddy in their neighbourhood to help with the shoveling of snow.

Buddies must be 12 years of age or older, and must participate in a free training session hosted by the City.

Participants can register to be a snow buddy online or by calling 519-421-7665.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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