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Peer Led Exercise Program Gabriola Recreation Society Office
  • Monday January 7, 2019 11:00 am

Drop In $2 | A circuit style exercise program to help manage chronic health conditions: diabetes, heart/respiratory conditions, cancer, obesity, bone/joint conditions, mental health issues. | Daily | Jan – 8 – Jun 17

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Pajama Gym Jam Rollo McClay Park portable
  • Monday January 14, 2019 6:00 pm

Ages 4 – 6 | Do you have a young child with tons of energy? Come in your jammies and be ready for bed after playing hard with fast paced circuits, exercises and games.

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Run, Jump, Throw Gabriola Elementary School
  • Wednesday January 16, 2019 2:45 pm

Ages 6+ | Coaches David Reid and Jenny Ivany help children learn to use their bodies through fun, challenging group play and individual coaching.

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Gym Jam: Parent/Tot Rollo McClay Park portable
  • Friday January 18, 2019 10:00 am

Confident Walkers – Aged 3 | A program aimed at enhancing strength, balance, co-ordination and flexibility through exercises, games and circuit based activities using simple equipment.

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Gym Jam: Ages 3 - 4 Rollo McClay Park portable
  • Friday January 18, 2019 11:00 am

WAITLIST | Ages 3 – 4 | A program aimed at enhancing strength, balance, co-ordination and flexibility through exercises, games and circuit based activities using simple equipment.

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Badminton Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
  • Tuesday January 22, 2019 7:00 pm

Ages 14+ | Drop-In $5 | 3 courts available for recreational play. Singles or doubles, depending on turnout. Bring your own racquet. All abilities welcome.

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Volleyball Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
  • Thursday January 24, 2019 6:30 pm

Ages 14+ | Drop-in $4 | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.

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Introduction to Martial Arts Gabriola Recreation Society Office
  • Monday February 25, 2019 9:00 am

NEW | Pro-D Day Program | Ages 6 – 13 | Come see what martial arts can do for your child! It’s a great way for kids to get active while learning life skills such as confidence, respect, and focus.

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Sport Fun for Kids Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
  • Tuesday February 26, 2019 9:30 am

NEW | Pro-D Day Program | Ages 6 – 12 | Sample new sports and games, with instructor Lorraine Price. Depending on the weather, may also use the GES field.

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Basketry Gabriola Recreation Society Office
  • Saturday March 9, 2019 9:00 am

Join in the creative fun and leave with a beautiful basket by day’s end. Make a medium sized, asymmetric basket using beads, shells, and other local materials for embellishment and accents. All materials supplied. 

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Clay for Kids Sunstone Pottery
  • Monday March 18, 2019 10:00 am

Spring Break | Ages 8–13; Ages 6–8 with a caregiver | Mold, sculpt, glaze and fire your own unique, handbuilt, woodfired creation, under the guidance of longtime potter Graham Sheehan.

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Clay for Families Sunstone Pottery
  • Monday March 25, 2019 10:00 am

Spring Break | Ages6+; Under 8 with a caregiver | Mold, sculpt, glaze and fire your own unique, handbuilt, woodfired creation, under the guidance of longtime potter Graham Sheehan.

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Kids Rugby Gabriola Elementary School - Field
  • Thursday April 4, 2019 2:45 pm

Ages: 5 – 13 | Fun, non-contact, flag style; 7 a side; no scrums. Kids divided into age groupings for practices; some mixed scrimmages in later weeks.

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Emergency First Aid / CPR-C Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Gabriola Fire Hall #1)
  • Saturday May 4, 2019 9:00 am

Ages 14 + | Must pre-register by Nov 2 | Learn how to deal with common emergencies – heart attack, stroke, breathing problems, injuries, and trauma; plus how to administer CPR and use an AED machine.

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Babysitters Workshop Gabriola Recreation Society Office
  • Friday May 10, 2019 9:00 am

NEW | Pro-D Day Program | Ages 10 (turning 11) – 15 | A Red Cross certified course, learn to manage difficult behaviours; improve professional conduct; CPR for kids; plus use of epi-pens; how to handle bumps, bruises, injuries to head/neck/back; broken bones and seizures.

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Ultimate Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
  • Saturday May 25, 2019 1:00 pm

Learn to play Ultimate, one of the world’s fastest growing team sports. It’s easy to learn, and is fun for mixed ages and skill levels.

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Marine Safety Theory for Kayakers Gabriola Recreation Society Office
  • Thursday June 6, 2019 7:00 pm

Learn about tides, gauging currents, navigation, marine weather, and risk management on the water.

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Full Moon Paddle Descanco Bay Regional Park - day use area
  • Monday June 17, 2019 7:00 pm

All Ages | Drop-In | Bring your friends and join the kayak guides for a special evening on the water.  Dress for the weather.

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Kayaking for Beginners Descanco Bay Regional Park - day use area
  • Sunday June 23, 2019 11:00 am

All Ages | Drop-In | Overview of marine safety, weather, tides, route planning. On the water paddling skills, manouvering, self and assisted rescues. Wetsuits provided. BYO food, water, sandals or water shoes. Dress for the weather.

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