Special Interest Programs and Workshops

A variety of special interest programs is available for adults ages 55 and over.

Discounted rates apply to Beckett Recreation Centre and Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 55+ Facility Membership holders. 

Ukulele for Beginners

Location: T.B.Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre located at 16 Morrell Street.

Learn to play the ukulele in this fun beginners class. You must bring your own ukulele. Free parking is available on-site.

Details
DayStart DateTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Mondays April 8 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 10 $60.00 (members) Register Online
Mondays April 8 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 10 $90.00 (non-members) Register Online
Ukulele Level 2

Location: T.B.Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre located at 16 Morrell Street.

If you already know how to play the 3 basic chords on your ukulele (C,F,G), then this is the perfect class for you. In this singalong style ukulele class, you will build on this knowledge and learn how to play a variety of new songs. You need to bring your own ukulele.

Details
DayStart DateTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Mondays April 8 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 10 $60.00 (members) Register Online
Mondays April 8 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 10 $90.00 (non-members) Register Online
 Bridge for Beginners

Location: Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park Street

Learn the basics of bridge in this 10-week class. This program is for those who have limited or no knowledge of bridge.

Details
DayDatesTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Friday March 1 to May 3 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 8 $40.00 (members) Register Online
Friday March 1 to May 3 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 8 $64.00 (non- members) Register Online
 Spring Wreath Workshop 

Location: T.B. Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell Street

Decorate your home with a beautiful hand-made wreath this season! Experienced staff from Miles Flowers will show you how to make your own wreath using a variety of spring colours, ribbon, flowers, burlap and mesh materials. Pre-registration required by March 18.

Details
DayDatesTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Monday March 25 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1 $70.00 (members) Register Online
Monday March 25 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1 $75.00 (non-members) Register Online

Writing Your Memoir

Location: T.B.Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell Street

Every life is unique and full of ups and downs and adventures. We will help you revive your memories and show you how to make your tales sparkle on the page.

Details
DayStart DateTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Mondays April 15 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 3 $30.00 (members) Register Online
Mondays April 15 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 3 $40.00 (non-members) Register Online
 Drawing for Beginners

Location: T.B.Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell Street

Learn to draw basic 3-D shapes, fruit and still life objects and use a variety of sketching tools and techniques to make your drawings exciting. You will need to bring your own supplies. A supply list will be emailed after registration.

Details
DayStart DateTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Fridays April 5 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 5 $45.00 (members) Register Online
Fridays April 5 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 5 $60.00 (non-members) Register Online
 Paint Party

Location: T.B.Costain/SC Johnson Community Centre, 16 Morrell Street

Join us for an afternoon of fun and learning! You get to choose if you work with oils, acrylics or watercolours in this mixed media paint party. Learn how to paint trees and flowers so that they look like stained glass windows. You will need to bring your own supplies. A supply list will be emailed after registration.

Details
DayStart DateTimeSessionsCostRegistration Link
Friday May 10 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 1 $15.00 (members) Register Online
Friday May 10 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 1 $20.00 (non-members) Register Online