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, October 29
(Oct 29-Dec 10)
No class November12 (Centre Closed)

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, October 29
(Oct 29 - Dec 10)
Note: No class November 12 (Centre Closed)

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, October 29
(Oct 29 - Dec 10)
Note: No class November 12 (Centre Closed)

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, November 1
(Nov 1 - Dec 6)

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

5 weeks starting Tuesday, November 13
(Nov 13 - Dec 11)

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Member Rate - $29.25/ 5 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

 


   

Gentle Yoga

(min. 8 people / max. 12 people)

Instructor: Casandra Selinger

Improve your health with a calming program of relaxing movements. 
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

6 weeks starting Tuesday, October 30
(Oct 30 - Dec 4)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Member Rate - $35.00 / 6 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

Fridays

5 weeks starting Friday, November 16
(Nov 16 - Dec 14)

Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Mem rate: $29.25 / 5 weeks or $7.80 drop in fee

 

Mondays

6 weeks starting Monday, October 29
(Oct 29 - Dec 10)
No class November 12- Centre Closed

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

7 weeks starting Thursday, November 1
(Nov 1 - Dec 13)

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Member rate: $40.95 / 7 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

5 weeks starting Wednesday, November 7
(Nov 7 - Dec 5)

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

Member rate: $29.25 / 5 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

5 weeks starting Wednesday, November 7
(Nov 7 - Dec 5)

Time: 11:15 am - 12:00 am

Member rate: $29.25 / 5 weeks or $7.80 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

7 week class starting Friday, October 5
(Oct 5 - Nov 30)
No class October 19 or November 16

Time: 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Member rate: $12.00 / 7 weeks


 

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.

 

Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced & Cont'd Beginners Level Tai Chi classes are  available...please call the BALC at 519-756-3261  for more information.