2014 - 2015 Program Listings

The following is a list of programs offered each year in various recreational facilities in the city, from September to May. A complete schedule, can be found in our brochure:  2014-2015 Program Guide.

Archery

The range is operated by the Miramichi Archery Club

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When: Contact the club for schedule
Cost: $3.00 user fee per visit, plus program fee
Contact: Tracey Baisley

Adult Badminton

Drop in co-ed adult recreational program offered to all skill levels. Everyone welcome.

Where: MVHS Gym
When: Tuesday & Thursdays, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee per visit
Contact: Andrew Prince 622-2302

Baseball Clinics

Clinics will be offered beginning February 9 to April 19. Ages 9-14 years. For further information see the ad in the Gymnasium section of the brochure.

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnasium
When: Tuesday, 5:00pm - 6:20 pm (Mosquito) and 6:30pm - 7:50pm (Pee Wee)
Cost : $3.00 per user fee per visit
Contact: Walter McCarthy 623-2302
email: Walter McCarthy

Badminton for Seniors

Drop in for an afternoon of badminton. Open to all seniors.

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnasium
When: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost : $3.00 per user fee per visit or Seasonal Activity Pass
Contact: Donna Kervin

Basketball - Adult Pickup

NEW this year! Drop in co-ed adult recreational program offered to all skill levels.

Where: MVHS Gymnasium
When: Sunday, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost : $3.00 per user fee per visit or Seasonal Activity Pass
Contact: Jason Walsh

Bingo - Kinsmen Club

Open to ages 16+. Proceeds to the Kinsmen Club of the Miramichi.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Sunday, 7:00 pm
Contact: Kinsmen Club 622-4046

Bingo - Recreation & Leisure

Open to ages 16+. Proceeds to Newcastle Recreation & Leisure Inc.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Saturday, 7:00 pm
Contact: Noreen McAllister 622-8605

Bowling Lanes

The 6 pin bowling lanes are operated by the Seniors Club.

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Pat Hayes 773-7392

Carpet Bowling - Seniors

Open to seniors, an afternoon of friendly competition and socialization.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Tuesday, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee per visit or Seasona Activity Pass
Contact: Miramichi Recreation Department 623-2300

Co-Ed Volleyball

This program is over 20 years in operation and is adult recreational co-ed, everyone welcome.

Where: MVHS Gymnasium
When: Monday & Wednesday, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Ted Votour 623-9970

Dog Training

Operated by The Leader of the Pack Dog Training School..."Sit Happens" Watch for details on Cara's new class starting in September.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Tuesday, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee + program fee
contact: Cara Scott 624-7384
website: http://www.theleaderofthepack.ca/

Farmers Market - Newcastle

Open weekly, offers homebaking, crafts, fresh vegetables and hot lunches all in a friendly atmosphere. Everyone welcome!

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Friday, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Contact: Pat or Shemara O'Brien 622-4221

Girls On The Move

A fun 10 week non-competitive fitness program for girls grades 3-8. For further details, please see the "Youth" section of our brochure.

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When: Thursday, 6:00pm-7:30pm
             Session #1: September 24 to November 26
             Session #2: January 28 to March 31
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh 623-2054

Gym & Swim - Adult

NEW this year! Join us on Friday evenings for our new Adult Gym & Swim Program. Play badminton, Basketball, volleyball, followed by a refreshing dip in the pool to end your evening.

Where: MVHS Gym & Pool
When: Friday, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Gym), 8:00pm-9:00pm (Pool)
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Miramichi Recreation Department 623-2300

Gymnastics

Offers recreational & competitive training for girls & boys ages 18 mos+. Gym Babies 18 mos-3 yrs; Gym Kids 31/2-5 yrs; Can Gym for school aged and Competitive.

Where: Gymnastic Room, Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When: Day of the week and time is determined by the class registered
Cost: Program fee plus Non-Resident User Fee where applicable
Contact: Tina Walsh
email: miramichigymnastics@gmail.com

Note : Non-Residents must purchase user fee cards from the Recreation Office in order to participate in Gymnastics prior to registration. Fee is $50 per child; $25 for 2 child; with a maximum of $135/family.

Gymnastics - Preschool

This class is offered by the Miramichi Gymnastics Club and is opened to preschool aged children.

Where: Gymnastics Room, Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When: Tuesday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Cost: Program fee plus Non-Resident User Fee where applicable
Contact: Tina Walsh
email: miramichigymnastics@gmail.com

Note : Non-Residents must purchase user fee cards from the Recreation Office in order to participate in Gymnastics prior to registration. Fee is $50 per child; $25 for 2 child; with a maximum of $135/family.

Men's Floor Hockey Fun League

This is a floor hockey league for adult men. Everyone welcome.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Monday & Wednesday, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Kortney McAllister 627-6333

Miramichi Hoops Basketball 

Not for profit organization that promotes and runs basketball programs for boys & girls. Miramichi Hoops offers programs for Small Ball (K-2), Junior Mini (grades 3-4), Mini (grades 5-6), Bantam (grades 7-8) and Under 13.

Where: MVHS Gymnasium
When: Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Paul Barry 622-1114

Open Activities

Offered by the Recreation Department, this provides an opportunity to drop by and participate in your favorite activity at your leisure.

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnasium
When: Saturday 3:00pm-6:00pm & Sunday 3:00pm-8:00pm until February 21
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Recreation Department 623-2300

 Senior Activities & Walking Central

Offered by the Recreation Department and is open to all seniors on a drop in basis, come out and exercise in a fun, safe and relaxed environment.

Where: Golden Hawk Gym/Teen & Senior Room
When: Monday to Thursday, 9:00am-12:00noon
Cost: $3.00 user fee per visit or $56.50 seasonal activity pass
Contact: Miramichi Recreation Department 623-2300

Tai-chi & Quigong

Practicing Tai Chi helps bring about a state of mental calm & clarity as well as provides general health benefits & stress management. Class is open to seniors.

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnasium
When: Monday , Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30am-11:00am
Cost: $3.00 user fee or $56.50 seasonal activity pass
Contact: David Bucklow 622-7124

Tai-chi & Quigong (evenings)

NEW this year!  Adult classes on Wednesday evenings on a drop in basis.

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnasium
When: Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee
Contact: David Bucklow 622-7124

Taekwondo (The Golden Hawk Martial Arts Academy)

This Club has been serving the Miramichi for over 20 years and offers classes in Brazilian Jujitsu, MMA and kickboxing classes with a Muay Thai theme.

where: Golden Hawk Activity Room
Where: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:30pm-9:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $3.00 per visit + program fee
Contact : Ray Doucette 773-6332

Taekwondo (Miramichi Tae kwon do Academy)

We have been operating from MVHS for the past 29 years, and have had several members participate and medal in many competitions in and out of the Province. We continue to train athletes that compete on both provincial and national levels! We offer family taekwondo, adult fitness classes, multi-sport speed, balance and agility training as well as competitive sparring classes. Fully sanctioned member of TKDNB and affiliated with the World TaeKwonDo Federation.

Where: MVHS Mezzanine
When: Tuesday & Thursday 6:30pm - 8:00pm, Saturday 10:30am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $3.00 per visit + program fee
contact : Glen Hale 622-9193
Website : www.miramichitaekwondo.com

Tennis for Youth

Introductory tennis program uses the Tennis Canada Progressive Tennis System of modified courts & equipment modified for age level & skill level. Introduces the fundamentals of tennis. For details, please see the Youth Program section.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Thursday
             5:00-6:00 for Ages 3-5
             6:00-7:00 for Ages 6-8
             7:00-8:00 for ages 9+
             Session #1:October 1 to December 3
             Session #2:March 10 to May12
Cost: $3.00 user fee per session
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh 623-2054

Tots Free Time

Join other parents and their tots for some free time in the gym. Bring your tots to have fun, meet other kids and parents while staying active in the cooler months. Nice addition to Tots Swim.

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When: Thursday 10:30am-12:00noon
Cost: $3.00 user fee per visit
Contact: Recreation Department, Holly Allison 623-2314

Volleyball - Mini (Miramichi Volleyball)

This program is offered to school aged children. P

Where: MVHS Gymnasium
When:Saturday & Sunday 8:30am-1:00pm September 19 to December 20
Cost: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Hedley Doak 622-4472

Yoga Fusion

This 1 hour class blends beginner yoga positions with fitness-based exercises to increases strength & flexibility. Shannon Daley is certified with CanFitPro in YogaFit and is also certified with Fitness NB. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring their own yoga mat.

Where: Golden Hawk Activity Room
When: Sunday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Cost: $3.00 user fee + program fee
contact: Shannon Daley 773-5528

Youth Drop In Night

For details, please see the Youth Programs section of our brochure.

Where: Golden Hawk Gym & Teen Room
When : Friday 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cost:$3.00 user fee per visit or $56.50 Youth Seasonal Activity Pass.
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh 623-2054
 

The daily user fee of $3 per activity is payable at the door of the individual facility. We also offer the option of purchasing frequent user passes which have 20 punches per card for $50 for a savings of $10 over the paying at the door each time method. The frequent user pass covers any $3 admission whether it be swimming, skating or shinny hockey.