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2021 SUMMER PROGRAMS

IMPORTANT! Beginning July 19, the Welland Community Wellness Complex will open the Billiards Room, Fitness Room, Computer Room and Woodshop by appointment only.
The WCWC is sharing its space with the City of Welland Summer Camp that operates on separate hours from our adult programming. Starting the Fall session, hours of operation will be changed with the new Wellness Guide.

A valid Wellness Pass is required. Registration information is available here.

 

Please Note: All Children’s Programs (ages 14 & under) are held at the Welland Community Wellness Complex unless otherwise indicated.

Hobbies & Interests

Little Hands, Big Art

Ages: 5 to 8 years
Kids will learn how to repurpose items to turn them into works of art or decor pieces! This class is open to all kids who love art and want some more hands-on time to develop their skills and experiment with different techniques and materials. All materials included.
Masks are required for this program.

Fee/session: Resident $17.98/Non-resident $22.47 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Tuesday July 13 to August 3 5:00pm to 6:00pm 10677
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Tuesday August 10 to August 31 5:00pm to 6:00pm 10718

The Artist In Me!

Ages: 9 to 12 years
Get ready to explore a variety of art styles each week! Kids will have the opportunity to make their own masterpieces while learning new techniques! All materials included.
Masks are required for this program.

Fee/session: Resident $17.98/Non-resident $22.47 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Tuesday July 13 to August 3 6:00pm to 7:00pm 10678
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Tuesday August 10 to August 31 6:00pm to 7:00pm 10719

Preschool Dancers

Ages: 3 to 5 years
Back by popular demand this intro to dance class lets children learn basic steps and techniques. Participants will make new friends while having fun. Children should be wearing indoor soft soled shoes and proper dance attire (tights or leotards). Parents should not be in class once it starts.
Masks are recommended for this program. This program will run pending COVID19 guidelines and legislation.

Fee/session: Resident $18.48/Non-resident $23.11 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 4:30pm to 5:30pm 10728

Health & Fitness

Please note: Proper fitness attire including running/gym shoes are required when participating in fitness classes.

 

Circuit Training

This high intensity workout uses multiple machines in our fitness room. This program will get your heart rate up and will boost your mood.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Saturday August 14 to September 4 9:15am to 10:15am 10738

Evening Yoga

Yoga is an excellent healing practice that helps to unify body, mind and breath; creating a sense of peace, stillness and strength. Yoga helps to free the joints of the body, strengthen muscles, aid concentration, relax the nervous system and induce a feeling of total wellbeing. Participants are required to bring a yoga mat, towel and wear comfortable clothing.

Fee/session: Resident $15.79/Non-resident $19.74 Classes: 3

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Monday July 12 to July 26 6:00pm to 7:00pm 10671

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 6:00pm to 7:00pm 10715

Healthy Lifestyles

This program is a gentle movement based program with minimal low impact. It will include cardio, walking, balance, strengthening and stretching.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 6:00pm to 7:00pm 10729

Inclusive Yoga

Looking for reasons to try yoga? Try it with your children! Whether it's with your mom, dad, or grandparent, this is a great way to be together and reach mindfulness. From increased strength to flexibility to heart health, there are many benefits to rolling out the mat. Become your best you with this yoga program. Fee is per participant.

Program location: Welland Main Arena, 2nd Floor Community Room.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 6:15pm to 7:15pm 10725

Relax, Refresh Yoga

Yoga is an excellent healing practice that helps to unify body, mind and breath; creating a sense of peace, stillness and strength. Yoga helps to free the joints of the body, strengthen muscles, aid concentration, relax the nervous system and induce a feeling of total wellbeing. Participants are required to bring a yoga mat, towel and wear comfortable clothing.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Wednesday July 14 to August 4 5:30pm to 6:30pm 10683
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 5:30pm to 6:30pm 10723

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a tool for achieving deep rest within the body. It's a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching and promotes deep rest, relaxation and healing in the body.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Saturday August 14 to September 4 11:00am to 12:00pm 10742

Health & Fitness

Please note: Proper fitness attire including running/gym shoes are required when participating in fitness classes.

 

Body Sculpt

Working both your upper and lower body with dumbbells, you burn double the calories with these compound exercises. You will gain strength and tone your body. The instructor will also lead you through a great abdominal work out.

Fee/session: Resident $15.79/Non-resident $19.74 Classes: 3

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 5:00pm to 6:00pm 10708

Core Fit

A strong core is integral to overall strength, posture and wellness in your daily life. This class will use a variety of aerobic exercises and strength building moves to sculpt all the major muscles of your core. All fitness levels welcome.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 9:30am to 10:30pm 10712
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Saturday August 14 to September 4 10:30am to 11:30pm 10740

Pilates

Pilates allows you to train your body and mind to a better physical and mental you. This program is designed to improve balance, strength, flexibility and coordination, while focusing on core muscle conditioning. Participants required to bring a yoga mat.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 9:30am to 10:30am 10724

POUND

Start with a short warm up and get a great full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements through POUND. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin' out!

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Saturday August 14 to September 4 10:15am to 11:15am 10741

Stretch

Stretch from head to toe. It will incorporate a variety of stretches and some ab work. It will also include fluidity and balance controls that can lead to better posture and stability for natural lifestyle living. Chair stretches and balances also lead to more security in everyday walking and manoeuvring.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 5:45pm to 6:45pm 10716

Strollersize

Let's get back into it and work out with our little ones. Stroller size will be a workout fit for new moms with their babies by their side (after all, we do multitask on a regular basis). This will be mainly an outdoor program, so rain shields and dressing for the weather is recommended. Come get your sweat on and meet some new moms along the way.

Fee/session: Resident $26.70/Non-resident $33.38 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Thursday August 12 to September 2 10:00am to 11:00am 10732

Summer Boot Camp

This program is pretty self-explanatory. Feel good and exercise hard. This program will work towards strengthening your core and might leave you sore, but definitely satisfied.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Saturday August 14 to September 4 9am to 10am 10739

Weight for It

A 'free weight' program set to stimulating music! This workout will strengthen, define and tone your muscles! Through the use of hand weights, real-life functional movement patterns as well as exercise movements, the program will be executed in a fun and creative way. Suitable for beginner to advanced. Participants are required to bring a yoga mat.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Tuesday July 13 to August 3 9:30am to 10:30am 10679
Friday July 16 to August 6 9:30am to 10:30am 10694
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Tuesday August 10 to August 31 9:30am to 10:30am 10720
Friday August 13 to September 3 9:30am to 10:30am 10733

Hobbies & Interests

Acrylics

This course introduces painters to the versatile medium of acrylic. Drawing inspiration from a wide range of popular subjects and styles, students will learn colour mixing, layering techniques and creative design. Participants are welcome to use oil paints instead of acrylics if they wish. Cost does not include materials – download acrylics list here.
Masks are required for this program.

Fee/session: Resident $56.81/Non-resident $71.01 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 9:30am to 12:30pm 10707

Watercolours

Discover the delights and challenges of watercolours. This beginner-friendly class explores the exciting possibilities of this medium through colour mixing and paint application using a variety of subjects. Cost does not include materials – download watercolours list here.
Masks are required for this program.

Fee/session: Resident $56.81/Non-resident $71.01 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 1:30pm to 4:30pm 10714

Wood Shop Orientation

A prerequisite to using the Wood Shop, this 2-hour orientation on safety and use of equipment is mandatory. Our knowledgeable and experienced instructor will show you how to use the machines and get you started on projects. Max 2 registrants per timeslot.
Masks are required for this program.

Fee/session: Resident $21.81/Non-resident $27.26 Classes: 1

DAY SUMMER SESSION TIME CODE
Wednesday July 21 10:00am to 12:00pm 10747
Wednesday August 18 10:00am to 12:00pm 10748

Health & Fitness

Please note: Proper fitness attire including running/gym shoes are required when participating in fitness classes

 

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is great for people who have trouble getting down to the floor. You will learn strength and balance poses that will build up your confidence and improve the quality of your life. There will also be breathing techniques to help slow down your mind and expand your lungs. The entire class is done with the assistance of a chair. This class can be a stepping stone to improving your fitness level.

Fee/session: Resident $15.79/Non-resident $19.74 Classes: 3

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Monday July 12 to July 26 9:15am to 10:15am 10674
Monday July 12 to July 26 11:15am to 12:15pm 10675

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 9:15am to 10:15am 10709
Monday August 9 to August 30 11:15am to 12:15pm 10710
Tuesday August 10 to August 31 11:00am to 12:00pm 10711

Low Impact Aerobics & Toning

This class is for those who want to exercise with easy-to-follow choreography. The cardiovascular portion is set to slower music and contains no jumping. A toning segment and relaxing stretches complete this fun workout. Sponge ball and Dyna Bands required - available for purchase at the front desk if needed.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Wednesday July 14 to August 4 10:30am to 11:30am 10687
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 10:30am to 11:30am 10726

OsteoFIT

Designed for individuals with osteoporosis, low bone density, mobility difficulties or who are at risk of fractures and falls. The goals of Osteofit are to reduce the risk of falls and fractures, improve the ability of day-to-day activities and increase confidence, independence and quality of life. Sponge ball and Dyna Bands required - available for purchase at the front desk if needed.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Thursday August 12 to September 2 11:15am to 12:15pm 10731

Tai Chi 24

With only 24 movements, it is the perfect way to experience the amazing health benefits of a shortened Tai Chi form, regardless of your current fitness level. Tai chi is known for improving balance, strength and flexibility, as well as keeping the mind sharp and positive. This easy to learn form, with its slow, graceful movements is one of the most popular forms of Tai Chi today. Masks recommended but not mandatory for program.

Fee/session: Resident $15.41/Non-resident $19.26 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Wednesday July 14 to August 4 9:00am to 10:00am 10682
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 9:00am to 10:00am 10722

Tone and Fit

This class will focus on toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups in the body. Emphasis will be placed on the proper use of tubing and Dyna Bands. The class includes a brief cardio warm-up segment and effective stretches to enhance flexibility. All levels welcome! Dyna bands and sponge balls are available for purchase at customer service if required.

Fee/session: Resident $15.79/Non-resident $19.74 Classes: 3

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Monday July 12 to July 26 11:30am to 12:30pm 10669

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Friday July 16 to August 6 10:00am to 11:00am 10697

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 11:30am to 12:30pm 10713
Thursday August 12 to September 2 9:15am to 10:15am 10730
Friday August 13 to September 3 11:30am to 12:30pm 10735

Yoga

Work with your body and mind in a way that enhances increased health, well-being and inner peace. Yoga also increases range of motion, joint mobility, alleviates pain and reduces stress. This combined level class introduces beginners to basic poses and challenges more advanced students. Please bring a yoga mat and towel.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Tuesday July 13 to August 3 9:15am to 10:15am 10681
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Tuesday August 10 to August 31 9:15am to 10:15am 10721

Zumba Gold Beginners

Zumba Gold is a hit with the aging population. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. This class is for the beginner. Come out and give Zumba a try.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Friday August 13 to September 3 1:15pm to 2:15pm 10736

Zumba Gold Advanced

Zumba Gold is a hit with the aging population. It takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton, exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves, and the invigorating party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold is the perfect fit. It is a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun. This class is for participants who have previously participated in Zumba Gold.

Fee/session: Resident $19.00/Non-resident $23.75 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 1 TIME CODE
Friday July 16 to August 6 11:30am to 12:30pm 10699
DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Friday August 13 to September 3 11:30am to 12:30pm 10737

Music, Dance & Performing Arts

 

Line Dancing Beginner

Line dancing is not just for country folks! This low-impact exercise is lots of fun and a great form of dance you can do alone! This class will lift your spirits and reduce stress while keeping your memory sharp when focusing on memorizing dance steps. No partner or previous experience is required.

Fee/session: Resident $15.92/Non-resident $19.90 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Monday August 9 to August 30 1:00pm to 2:00pm 10717

Line Dancing Advanced

More advanced steps and a faster pace is the difference between this class and the beginner class.

Fee/session: Resident $15.92/Non-resident $19.90 Classes: 4

DAY SUMMER SESSION 2 TIME CODE
Wednesday August 11 to September 1 1:00pm to 2:00pm 10727

Notice: All Drop In Programs have been cancelled until further notice.

 

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