Art Programs and Workshops

Brantford is in Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen and therefore the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre is closed until at least January 26, 2022. Visit Brantford’s programs and services updates page to learn what’s open and closed as well as how city services are affected.

We offer a wide variety of art programs and workshops to suit you.

Art programs

Please register in advance for the following programs. Space is limited. Upon arrival to your program please check in at the front desk. 

Materials cost extra. We will email a supply list to you. You'll have to bring your supplies with you for the first class. Beginner to experienced painters are welcome.

Mixed water media class

You get to choose if you work with watercolours or acrylics in this mixed water media class. No experience necessary. This is not a group lesson but involves lots of one-on-one instruction. The instructor is Pat Megraw. 

  • Day: Monday 
  • Start Date: February 14
  • Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Cost: $80.00
  • Activity Number: 20469

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Workshops and special interest programs

We offer a variety of different workshops and special interest programs year-round. Pre-registration is required.


If you already know how to play the 3 basic chords on your ukulele (C, F and 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. The instructor is Paul MacDougall. 

  • Day: Thursdays
  • Start Date: February 24
  • Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Cost: $60.00
  • Activity Number: 20472

Register online