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Programs aplenty offered at The Ramara Recreation Centre

Range of programs, many free, offered for kids and adults alike
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There are many programs for kids and adults offered at The Ramara Recreation Centre. Supplied photo

NEWS RELEASE
RAMARA RECREATION CENTRE
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There’s a lot happening at The Ramara Recreation Centre these days.

A wide variety of programs are offered at facilities across the township including fitness, special interest programs for adults and children, youth dances, day camps, sports and more.

For children, we offer a free “1-2-3 Play With Me” group for kids (birth to 6 years of age) every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The Ramara Centre.  Spend time with free play, arts and crafts projects, circle time, games and songs! No registration required. A great social period for parents and children.

Here are some other programs on the horizon:

Art Jam Mural – April 19 to June 14
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  $65 for 8 weeks 

Fun, hands-on mixed media program to explore the worlds of colour and texture and create your own 3’x4’ tapestry style canvas mural. Techniques will include design, sponge painting, brush painting and adding cool and unusual materials. All materials included. Ramara Recreation Centre.

“PA Day – Play with Books” April 27
Ages 4-6: 10 a.m. to noon  
Ages 7-10: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Don’t know what to do with a full day off school? Come hang out at The Ramara Recreation Centre for hours of fun with other kids – no school involved! Come explore the hundreds of uses for old books, including art projects, secret hiding spots, bags and more.

“Mother’s Day Magic”  Saturday, May 5
Ages 4-6 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.   Ages 7-10 12 to 1:30 p.m.

Not sure what to get Mom for Mother’s Day?  Join us at The Ramara Recreation Centre to craft the perfect gift for Mom. No matter what your mom loves, from cards to heartfelt art projects to show her how awesome she is, there will be something for everyone. Supplies provided.

Family Paint Night – May 9 
5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
$20 per person Ages 6+

Come out to the Ramara Recreation Centre with your children/grandchildren to create a beautiful painting. You will each leave with a finished masterpiece and lovely memories of time spent together. All supplies included.

“PA Day for Dad” Friday June 1 
Ages 4-6 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Ages 7-10 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Father’s Day is right around the corner and we are ready for it! Come join us at The Ramara Recreation Centre to get a head start on the perfect gift for Dad.  From art projects to useful tools at home, we have the perfect idea for everyone.  We will be spending some time both inside and outside so bring water and sunscreen.

For Adults

We offer a FREE movie the third Wednesday of every month. Have some popcorn and coffee and settle in to watch a great film.

Come out to Uptergrove Public School and get ready to party yourself into shape with Zumba Tuesdays. Zumba is an effective fitness system that incorporates Latin modern music to target your muscles and overall heart health. This runs from April 17 to June 5. Cost is $55 for 8 weeks.

Steve Hazard, who has taught for Arthur Murray Dance Studios and The West-Way Club in Toronto, is headed to The Ramara Centre to teach Ballroom Line Dancing. With a growing interest in Latin dance, you will learn the Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Waltz and Tango all in a line dancing format. No partner necessary! The focus will be on fun, making new friends, socializing and engaging in the health benefits of dance. April 18 to June 13 $40 with a FREE Introductory Class on April 11 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

For the crafty bunch we offer crochet, knitting and various Paint Nights to help you create your own masterpiece.

Check us out online at:  https://www.ramara.ca/municipal-services/recreation

Online registration http://ramararec.maxgalaxycanada.net/Home.aspx

For more information, call The Ramara Recreation Centre, 705 325-3091, or email: recreation@ramara.ca

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