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What is the difference between a drop in activity and an instructional program?
Drop in activities vary throughout the days & week. Members are welcome to join in any drop in program, just simply pay the small user fee to the group. These fees vary from 50 cents to $2.00 per visit. Instructional programs cost an additional registration fee since an instructor is hired to teach the class throughout the year. The fees associated with this class are either at a member or non member rate. The cost of these classes may also vary due to the length of each session.
Do you have a cafeteria?
Yes. There is a cafeteria on site that offers a daily main entree which is served from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. There is also a variety of beverages, snacks, and sandwiches along with a soup of the day that is available for purchase. For convenience, the monthly menu is copied to the backside of the monthly Activities Schedule. Please note: the menu is subject to change. You do not need to be a member in order to enjoy lunch in the cafeteria.
What are the hours of the Billards Room and is there an additional fee to join as a member of the Billards Room ?
The hours are 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday . Membership to the Billards room is an additional $30.00 / year. The fee is payable directly to the Billards Club and entitles you to unlimited pool for the entire year.
Does the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre offer fitness programs?
Yes! On Mondays and Fridays at 9:00 am, the Beckett Centre offers a "Firm & Flatten" Fitness Class that is an hour in length. This class consists of warm up, moderate aerobic conditioning, strength training, stretching and cool down. Participants are encouraged to "go at their own pace." On Mondays and Fridays at 10:00 am, the Beckett Centre offers a Chair Exercise class that is a gentle 1 hour program with light hand weights using chairs for balance. Again, participants are encouraged to "go at their own pace." Both the Firm & Flatten Fitness and the Chair Exercise class are led by a certified fitness instructor. Participants purchase a punch card for $28.00 which covers 10 visits to either the 9:00 am or 10:00 am class. The Beckett Adult Leisure Centre also has a weight room on site. The weight room is open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, the same hours as the Centre. Once you join the Beckett Centre, you may purchase a yearly weight room pass for $30.00. New members to the weight room are required to attend a one time only orientation with our certified personal trainer BEFORE starting their weight room routine. The orientation is only 1/2 hour in length and the cost is $12.00. You will be asked to complete our Weight Room Orientation Package prior to your orientation.
I just bought a new computer and I want to learn a little bit more about it. Do you offer computer lessons?
The Beckett Adult Leisure Centre offers a One on One Computer Training here at the Centre. Volunteer Computer Tutors are available by making an appointment at the front desk. Their availability is Monday - Friday at varying times throughout the day. Participants are allowed to make up to 2 computer lessons in one month with a cost associated of either $5.00 for members or $7.00 for non members. Instruction available in Windows 7 & 8, iPads & Tablets
What are your membership prices?
The Beckett Adult Leisure Centre offers 2 different yearly membership prices. 1) Yearly Membership With Parking - $47.25 This membership gives the holder access to any of the Centre's drop in activities, a preferred rate for instructional programs, and any other workshops & special events. The parking membership gives the member the privilege of either parking in the municipal parking garage or the farmer's market parking lot. When parking in the farmer's market, ensure that the coloured tag is hanging from your rear view mirror. For parking in the garage, bring up the white parking ticket to the front desk or activity to get it stamped when you leave the facility. 2) Yearly Membership without Parking - $35.00 This membership gives the holder access to any of the Centre's drop in activities, a preferred rate for instructional classes and any other workshops & special events. Daily Membership The Beckett Adult Leisure Centre also has a daily membership available for those people who infrequently attend activities at the Centre, and do not want to purchase a yearly membership. The daily membership is available at a cost of $3.50. Please note: All yearly membership card holders are required to scan their membeship cards at the front desk upon entering the facility.
What are the hours of operation for the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre?
The hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.