Day Instructional Programs 

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

  


 

Combined Beginners & Intermediate Level Watercolours

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

Instructor: Pat Megraw

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.

8 weeks starting Monday, January 8
(Jan 8 - Mar 5)
No Class February 19 - Family Day

Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Member Rate - $60.00 / 8 weeks
Non Member Rate - $80.00 / 8 weeks

 


 

ACRYLICS

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

Instructor: Pat Megraw

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.

6 weeks starting Monday, January 8
(Jan 8 - Mar 5)
No Class February 19 - Family Day

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Member Rate - $60.00 / 8 weeks
Non Member Rate - $80.00 / 8 weeks

 


Drawing & Sketching

(min. 8 people / max. 12 people)

Instructor: Pat Megraw

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.

 

6 weeks starting Monday, January 8
(Jan 8 - Mar 5)
No Class February 19 - Family Day

Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am

Member Rate - $46.80 / 8 weeks
Non Member Rate - $64.00 / 8 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

8 weeks starting Thursday, January 11
(Jan 11 - March 1)

Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Member Rate - $60.00 / 8 weeks
Non Member Rate - $80.00 / 8 weeks

 


 

Oil Painting

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

Instructor: Cathy Grieve

This class will provide you with demonstrations & instruction on a variety of projects including: how to use warm & cool colours, creating landscapes, giving old barns a new perspective.
New ideas are always welcome - let's get creative!

6 weeks starting Tuesday, February 13
(Feb 13 - Mar 20)

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Member Rate - $35.00 / 6 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Mem Rate - $48.00 / 6 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee

 


   

Gentle Yoga

(min. 8 people / max. 12 people)

Instructor: Casandra Selinger

Improve your health with a calming program of relaxing movements. 
3 classes available!!!  Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays
(Please note: For health & safety reasons, all participants must bring their own yoga mat)
**The Monday morning Yoga class is ideal for beginners to yoga.

 

Mondays

8 weeks starting Monday, January 8
(Jan 8 - Mar 5)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mem rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate: $64.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee
 

Tuesdays

8 weeks starting Tuesday, January 9 
(Jan 9 - Feb 27)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Member Rate - $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate - $64.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee

 

Fridays

8 weeks starting Friday, January 12
(Jan 12 - Mar 2)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mem rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate: $64.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee

 

 


 

Zumba Toning

(min. 8 people / max. 20 people)

Take your Zumba class to the next level using toning sticks to help sculpt your body!
Instructor: Kelly Sloat, AIM Dance Studio

TRY YOUR 1st CLASS FREE!
8 weeks starting Tuesday, March 6
(Mar 6 - April 24)

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Member rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate: $64.00 / 8 weeks $10.80 drop in fee

 

Zumba Gold

(min 8 people / max. 15 people)

Instructor: Kelly Sloat, AIM Dance Studio

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

8 weeks starting Thursday, January 11
(Jan 11 - Mar 1)

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Member rate: $46.80 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate: $64.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee

 


 

Clogging

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

Instructor: Tina Curtis, Grand River Cloggers

Intermediate & Advanced Level Clogging Class for lovers of dance!

8 weeks starting Wednesday, January 10
(Jan 10 - Mar 7)
No Class February 14

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
Non Member Rate: $64.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee
  

Continued Beginners Clogging

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

Instructor: Tina Curtis, Grand River Cloggers

Come out and learn your left foot from your right!

8 weeks starting Wednesday, January 10
(Jan 10 - Mar 7)
No Class February 14

Time: 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Member rate: $37.00 / 8 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee
Non Member Rate: $49.00 / 8 weeks or $10.80 drop in fee 



 

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 an introduction & demo day on Friday, January 19 at 10:00 am.  If there is enough interest, a new 6 week class will be started at the BALC on:
Friday, January 26th
(Jan  26 - Mar 1)
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

NEW COST!!!
Mem Rate: $10.00 / 6 weeks
Non Mem Rate: $20.00 / 6 weeks