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2021 Summer Camps & Programs Guide Now Online

Updated April 30th, 2021

April 16, 2021


Summer Camps & Programs Update (April 30th, 2021)

With the current closure of the CGC as directed by Public Health to rec facilities, we are making adjustments to our Summer Camps & Programs Registration.

Summer Camps Registration: 

Member Online | May 4th beginning at 8am in MyRec
Non-member Online | May 11th beginning at 8am in MyRec

While we are unable to help you in-person, if you require assistance or have any questions about Summer Camps and/or registering online, our Customer Service Desk is available by phone at 902.490.2400 ext. 7 from Monday–Friday 8am-4:30pm; Saturday & Sunday 8am-1pm.

Registration for all other Summer Recreation, Fitness and Aquatics Programs:

Postponed: Registration for summer programs, including swim lessons, will be rescheduled to a later date. An update on registration for these programs will be provided later in May, pending the latest information from Public Health regarding restrictions moving forward.

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We’re still very much looking forward to a safe, fun and active summer!

Click to view the full 2021 Summer Camps and Programs Guide

summer camp cover with red, blue and yellow splatters, laughing kids photos


Summer is just around the corner and we’re excited to launch our 2021 Summer Camps & Programs Guide! With a continued focus on Physical Literacy and Sport for Life (S4L) principles, the Guide is filled with a variety of summer aquatics and fitness programs, as well as awesome themed camps to keep kids active for a week, a month, or all summer long.

Here’s a preview of the programs happening at the CGC this summer:

Summer Camps – Ages 5 1/2-12 years old*

Summer Camp Fun runs July 5th to August 27th

  • Outdoor Explorers Camp | Like to be outdoors and have a passion for the environment? This camp is for kids who love nature
  • Swim Lesson Camp | This 2-week camp is a great way to improve swimming skills
  • Spectacular Science Camp | Have fun with science with hands-on activities such as slime making and more!
  • Olympic Camp | Jump your highest, run your hardest and be your best while participating in a variety of Olympic themed sports and activities
  • Aspiring Artists Camp | Dream of being an artist? Create a Picasso-worthy art pieces using various colours, materials, tools and styles
  • Sport Conditioning Camp | Spend the day working on movement, speed training, agility and strength with a Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Youth Leadership Camp | Play ice-breaker games and learn valuable skills in leading children and helping out in your community
  • And so many other camps to choose from, including Basketball, Chess, Crafty KidsSoccer, Superhero, and more!

*5 year olds must have turned 5 by December 31st, 2020

Adult Fitness and Wellness

  • Cardio Kettlebell is an all-levels program with aerobic exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength and stamina
  • Have fun with heart pumping music and get a full-body workout in Drum-Fit
  • A CGC Exercise Specialist will keep you on track and challenge you with a variety of workouts on Tuesdays & Thursdays in Toughen Up
  • Weight Lifting for Women, led by a female CGC Exercise Specialist, will help women feel confident while learning basic and intermediate lifting techniques
  • Tai Chi is open to all levels and will improve core strength while relieving stress
  • Fitness Services are available and include Personal Training (One-on-One, Semi-Private and Small Group) and Dryland Team Training

Aquatics

  • Dive into summer with swim lessons, starting at the Parent & Tot level through Swimmer 9
  • Aquatics Leadership Programs are a great next step after swimming lessons. They offer first aid and lifesaving training, and can be a great path for youth employment.
  • The CGC Swim Academy Summer Swim Team focuses on technique, sportsmanship, and of course, fun!

 

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