Day Instructional Programs 

~ Pre-registration is required for all instructional programs.
~ Space is limited.
~ Online registration through RecConnect is only available to BALC members.
~ Upon arrival to your program, please check in at the front desk
~ Please note: For non members, a $3.00 fee will be applied per visit if the participant does not hold a current membership.

 


 

Drawing & Sketching

(min. 8 people / max. 12 people)

Start at your own level!  For beginners, learn to draw simple shapes, make them look 3 dimensional and progress to drawings - no experience necessary.  This is not a group lesson but involves lots of one on one instruction.
Supplies extra…pick up supply list at Beckett Centre.
Please bring all supplies to 1st class.

Instructor: Pat Megraw

6 weeks starting Monday, September 10
(Sept 10 - Oct 22)
No class October 8 (Thanksgiving Day)

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Member Rate - $35.00 / 6 weeks

 

 


  

 

Combined Beginners & Intermediate Level Watercolours

(min. 8 people / class, max. 15 people / class)

Learn to mix colours.  Composition and design will be used to make your paintings your own.  Techniques will be introduced to get the best results. Learn to use your photographs to your advantage.  No experience necessary.  This is not a group lesson, but involves lots of one on one instruction.
Beginners to experienced painters welcome.
Supplies extra - please pick up supply list at Beckett Centre.
Please bring all supplies to 1st class.

Instructor: Pat Megraw

6 weeks starting Monday, September 10
(Sept 10 - Oct 22)
Note: No class October 8 (Thanksgiving Day)

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Member Rate - $45.00 / 6 weeks 


 

ACRYLICS

(min. 8 people / class, max. 12 people / class)

Learn how versatile acrylics can be!  Starting with a colour wheel, and an emphasis on composition and technique, you will learn how to approach various subject matter using your photographs.  No experience necessary.  This is not a group lesson but involves lots of one on one instruction.
Beginners to experienced painters welcome.
Supplies extra ~ please pick up supply list at Beckett Centre.
Please bring all supplies to 1st class.

Instructor: Pat Megraw

6 weeks starting Monday, September 10
(Sept 10 - Oct 22)
Note: No class October 8 (Thanksgiving Day)

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Member Rate - $45.00 / 6 weeks 


 

Mixed Medium Art Class

Watercolours or Acrylics?  You choose the medium you wish to work with in this new mixed medium art class.  This class is not a group lesson, but provides one on one instruction to help you create your work of art!
Supplies extra…pick up supply list at Beckett Centre.
Please bring all supplies to 1st class.

Instructor: Pat Megraw

6 weeks starting Thursday, September 13
(Sept 13 - Oct 18)

Time: 9:30 - 11:30 am

Member Rate - $45.00 / 6 weeks

 


 

Oil Painting

(min. 6 people / class, max. 12 people / class)

This class will provide you with demonstrations & instruction on a variety of projects including: how to use warm & cool colours, creating landscapes, etc...
New ideas are always welcome - let's get creative!
Supplies extra - please pick up supply list at the BALC...

Instructor: Cathy Grieve

8 weeks starting Tuesday, September 4
(Sept 4 - Oct 23)

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Member Rate - $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

New!!  Beginners Oil Painting

This class will provide you with demonstrations & instruction on colour theory, composition, technique & design to create a finished painting!

Instructor: Cathy Grieve

4 weeks starting Tuesday, October 2
(Oct 2 - Oct 23)

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Member Rate - $30.00 / 4 weeks

 

Oil Paint Party

Demonstrations in the morning, followed by lunch and creating your masterpiece in the afternoon!
Theme - Windows: Mystery, Romantic & Old European

Instructor: Cathy Grieve

Tuesday, October 30
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mem Rate - $30.00

Cost includes lunch - supplies extra

 

 


   

Gentle Yoga

(min. 8 people / max. 12 people)

Instructor: Casandra Selinger

Improve your health with a calming program of relaxing movements. 
Yoga is gentle yet effective for bringing the body into balance and reducing stress. Some of the benefits are: improved sleep, increased strength, reduced pain, lower blood pressure and blood sugar levels, improved breathing, increased flexibility and more!

3 classes available!!!  Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays
Please note: For health & safety reasons, you must bring your own yoga mat
**The Monday morning Yoga class is ideal for beginners to yoga.

 

Tuesdays

8 weeks starting Tuesday, September 4
(Sept 4 - Oct 23)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Member Rate - $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

Fridays

8 weeks starting Friday, September 7
(Sept 7 - Oct 26)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mem rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

Mondays

6 weeks starting Monday, September 10
(Sept 10 - Oct 22)
No class October 8 - Thanksgiving Day

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mem rate: $35.00 / 6 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

 

 

 

Zumba Gold

(min 8 people / max. 15 people)

Come out for an hour of cha-cha, salsa, and meringue moves for fun & fitness!

Instructor: Kelly Sloat, AIM Dance Studio

8 weeks starting Thursday, September 6
(Sept 6 - Oct 25)

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Member rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

 


 

Clogging

(min. 6 people, max. 15 people / class)

Intermediate & Advanced Level Clogging Class for lovers of dance!

Instructor: Tina Curtis, Grand River Cloggers

8 weeks starting Wednesday, September 5
(Sept 5 - Oct 24)

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am (Intermediate)
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Advanced)

Member rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

  

New!!  Beginners Clogging

Come out and learn your left foot from your right!

Instructor: Tina Curtis, Grand River Cloggers

If you would like to see what this popular form of dancing is all about, join us for a FREE introduction and demo on:
Wednesdays, September 5 & September 12 at 11:15 am

Please call the BALC at 519-756-3261 ext 5569 if you would like to attend.
If we have enough interest, a new 6 week Beginners Class will be started at the BALC



 

International Dance

Learn line and circle dances from around the world!
Very easy to follow - No experience & no partner needed – great low impact exercise.

Instructor: Adam Kossowski

Please join us for FREE introduction and demo day on:
Friday, September 28 at 10:15 am.

Call the BALC at 519-756-3261, ext 5569 if you would like to attend.  If we have enough interest, a new 7 week class will be started at the BALC!

 


 

New!! Beginners Tai Chi

The ancient practice of Tai Chi will help to improve your balance, muscle tone and mental well-being.  This gentle form of exercise can prevent or ease many ills of aging and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life! 
Experience “meditation in motion” and all its health benefits.

Please join us for a FREE intro & demonstration on Thursday, September 25 at 9:00 am with instructor Sifu Frank Tabuns.

Please register in advance if you plan to attend! Call 519-756-3261 ext 5569.
If there is enough interest, we will start a new beginners level instructional Tai Chi program at the BALC!

Intermediate, Advanced & Cont'd Beginners Level Tai Chi classes are also available...please call the BALC for more information.

 


 

New!! Beginners Line Dancing

Line Dancing is danced in lines - no partners usually.  The music is country & western, though some rock & roll or pop songs are used too.
Join us for a new 6 week beginners class starting:

Tuesday, September 11
9:00 - 9:30 am
(Sept 12 - Oct 17)

Member Rate: $5.00
Non Member Rate: $10.00