CORNWALL.CA — Spring is just around the corner, and the City of Cornwall’s Parks and Recreation Department is ushering in the new season with a series of new program offerings for residents of all ages.
Some of the programs on tap for this spring include:
Fit For Life – Seniors Fitness 55+
Program runs April 2nd – May 23
Join us for our newest fitness program Fit For Life on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at the Benson Centre starting at 9:30 a.m. each day. Fit for Life is a 60 minute exercise program designed for older adults. The class combines both aerobic and non-aerobic exercises which build strength, improve balance, and increase flexibility. Exercises may be performed while standing or sitting to meet the needs of all fitness levels.
The class will be instructed by Jenny Irvine and will consist of 16 classes and is designed for participants 55 years of age or better. Registration is also being accepted for once per week participation or on a drop in basis. Introductory fees for the program are as follows; Full 16 Classes $54.24(inc. tax) 8 classes $30.51 (inc. tax) and drop in rate of $5.00 (plus tax).
Youth Recreation Sports Programs
Nothing but Net & Basketball
Over the past few years the Department of Planning, Parks & Recreation has been offering a number of youth sport and recreation programs that are designed to allow participants an opportunity to stay active and have fun in a non-competitive setting. Each week players will work on various skills and drills and play fun games. The program is open to boys and girls from the ages of 6 – 12 years. Join us for Nothing but Net and Basketball, sign up early as space is limited. Fees: $36.00/participant
Nothing But Net Sports April 3rd – May 8th
Basketball – Hoop It Up! May 15th – June 19th
Spring Swimming Lessons Begin April 21st
Get Ready to Take the Plunge!
Registration for Spring swimming lessons are now available. The Cornwall Aquatic Centre offers a wide variety of swimming programs for people of all ages. “Registering in one of our swimming lesson programs is a great way to meet new people, get some exercise and learn an important life skill,” said Aquatic Coordinator Lori Gibeau. For more information, please contact the Aquatic Centre at 613-933-3586.
Let’s Play Tennis
Youth Lessons April 6th May 11th
Starting Saturday April 6th our new session of youth tennis lessons begins for children between the ages of 5 and 16 years. We offer four levels of instruction including Little Racquets (Ages 5 – 7), Volleys (Ages 8 – 10), Aces (Ages 11 – 14) and Masters (Ages 15 & 16). Join instructor Drew Poirier as he teaches players court etiquette and stroke techniques including forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. Through skills and game play, this course will help improve the players’ tennis ability and focus on sportsmanship and having fun. Our lessons take place on Saturdays at the Benson Centre. Register early as this program does fill up quickly. Fees: $57.00/participant
ZumbAtomic with Adele
Zumba For Kids
Calling all children ages 4+ to come and join our Zumba Dance Party. Adele Wilson leads the group each Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Benson Centre. The crazy-cool dance-fitness workout for kids set to hip-hop, salsa, reggaeton and more. Please register early at the Benson Centre or the Aquatic Centre and join the ZumbAtomic party. Fees: $30.00/participant