The Recreation & Culture Division is proud to offer a wide range of activities and programs for children, including:
Learn to Skate and Power Skating - learn to skate programs offered from October to December.
Chippewa Summer Camps - week-long camps are offered during July and August for children aged 5 and up.
Community Centres - Some community centres offer programs for children and parents. Contact a community centre near you.
March Break Madness - Activities & PD days - special programs are offered during March Break and on PD days.
Events - During the summer, family-friendly events are held including the Kite Festival, Summer in the Parks, Canada Day, Teddy Bears Picnic and Riverfest.
Neighbourhood Recreation Program - after-school activities for children aged 5 and up operate from September to June. Sites include Vance Chapman, Ogden Community Centre, C.D. Howe, McKellar Park, St. Margaret, West Thunder Community Centre and the Canada Games Complex.
Playgrounds - Supervised programs are offered at a variety of playgrounds within the city during the months of July and August.
Playgrounds Supersports - During July and August, Playgrounds Supersports provides sports-based activities for children aged 8 to 13.
SuperArts - This program encourages children ages 8 to 13 to explore the arts! Qualified leaders encourage creativity and skill development for both beginning and experienced artists.
Outdoor Pools, Supervised Beach & Splash Pad - Lessons, lengths and public swim times are offered at some outdoor pools and the supervised beach at Boulevard Lake during July and August.
Skating - Learn to Skate and Power Skating programs are offered from September to March for children 3 years of age and up.
Swimming and Swim Lessons - Sir Winston Churchill Community Pool and Volunteer Pool offer learn to swim and lifesaving programs. They also offer Parent and Tot swims.
Children with Disabilities - Integration Services and Junior Integration Services provides support for children with disabilities to participate in Recreation & Culture activities.
Financial Assistance - PRO Kids assists children participate in activities when registration fees may be out of reach.