2013-2014 Program Listing

The following is a listing of programs offered each year at the various recreation facilities throughout the City from September to May. For the full schedule check out our 2013-2014 program guide.

Archery
The range is operated by the Miramichi Archery Club

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
When:
Fee: $3.00 per visit + program fee
Contact: Bill Haining 622-3130

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

Where: MVHS Gym
When: Tuesday & Thursday 8:00-10:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Andy Prince 622-4005
Email: prince.andrew.p@gmail.com

Ball Clinics
Clinics will be offered beginning February 2 to April 6. Ages 9-14 years. For further details see the ad in the Gymnasium section of 2013-2014 Program Guide.

Where: Golden Hawk Gym
When: Sundays 5:00-6:20 pm Mosquito and 6:30-7:50 pm Pee Wee
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Walter McCarthy 623-2302
Email: walter.mccarthy@miramichi.org

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

Where: Golden Hawk Activity Room
When: Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 Senior Seasonal Pass
Contact: Donna Kervin
Email: donnakervin@yahoo.ca

Bingo - Kinsmen
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


Bingo - Timberwolves
Open to ages 16+. Proceeds to the Miramichi Timberwolves Junior A Hockey Club.

Where: Lindon Recreation Center
When: Friday 7:00 pm
Contact: Timberwolves Office 622-5075


Bowling Lanes
The 6 pin bowling lanes are operated by the Senior Club.

Where: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Sheila Cook 778-1058

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

Where: MVHS Gym
When: Monday & Wednesday 8:00-10:00 pm
Fee: $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 Centre
When: Tuesday 6:30-8:15 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Cara Scott 622-8111

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

Where: Lindon Recreation Centre
When: Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Contact: Pat O'Brien 622-4221

Girls On The Move
A fun 10 week non-competitive fitness program that encourages girls' grades 3 to 8to get active, be active & stay active...

Where: Fall Program: Golden Hawk Recreation Complex  Spring Program: Lindon Recreation Centre
When: Fall Program: September 26, 2013 to December 5, 2013
Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 pm
Spring Program: January 23, 2014 to April 3, 2014
Thursdays from 5:30-7:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Recreation Department Jason Walsh 623-2054
Email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org

Gymnastics
Miramichi Gymnastics Club offers recreational & competitive for girls & boys ages 18 months+. GymBabies 18 mos-3 yrs; GymKids 31/2-5 yrs; CanGym for school aged; Competitive. 

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnastics Room
When: Day of week and time is determined by the class registered
Fee: Program fee only
Contact: Catherine Lirette
email: Catherine.lirette@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/child; $25 for 2nd child; maximum of $135/family.

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

Where: Golden Hawk Gymnastics Room
When: Tuesday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fee: Program fee only
Contact: Catherine Lirette
email: Catherine.lirette@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/child; $25 for 2nd child; maximum of $135/family.

Men's Floor Hockey Fun League
This is a floor hockey league for adult men. Everyone welcome.

Where: Lindon Recreation Centre
When: Monday &  Wednesday 7:30 pm -10:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Kortney McAllister 627-6333

Miramichi Hoops Basketball
Non for profit organization that promotes and runs basketball programs for boys & girls. Miramichi Hoops offers programs for Small Ball (K-2), Junior Mini (grades #-4), Mini (grades 5-6), Bantam (grades 7-8) and Under 13.

Where: MVHS Gym
When: Saturday 1:00-5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00-7:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Paul Barry 622-1114

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

Where: Golden Hawk Gym
When: Saturday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Sunday 3:00-8:00 pm (Until January 26, 2014)
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Recreation Department 623-2300
Email: miramichirecreation@miramichi.org

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Offers classes for beginners & advanced for girls ages 4 and up. This is a fun course that teaches the basic skills of gymnastics by incorporating ballet techniques, flexibility & fitness while learning to manipulate different apparatus such as hoola hoops, ribbons, ropes or balls. Our program is making the best progress in the Province!

Where: Golden Hawk Gym
When: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 4:30 pm - 7:30pm, Saturday 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Fee: program fee
Contact: Miruna Timotin 622-0585
Website: www.rhythmicgymnasticscanada.com

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 and Teen & Senior Room
When: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 Senior Seasonal Pass
Contact: Recreation Department 623-2300
Email: miramichirecreation@miramichi.org

Senior Carpet Bowling
Offered, for seniors, by the Recreation Department. Program combines physical activity with a social environment. Everyone welcome.

Where: Lindon Recreation Centre
When: Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 Senior Seasonal Pass
Contact: Recreation Department 623-2300
Email: miramichirecreation@miramichi.org

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 Gym
When: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 Senior Seasonal Pass
Contact: David Bucklow 622-7124
Email: dbucklow@msn.com

Tae Kwon Do (The Golden Hawk Martial Arts Academy)
This Club has been serving the Miramichi for over 20 years and offers classes in Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu, MMA and kickboxing classes with a Muay Thai theme.

Where: Golden Hawk Activity Room
When: Monday & Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Ray Doucette
Email: raydou7@yahoo.ca

Tae Kwon Do (Miramichi Tae Kwon Do Academy)
This Club has been operating from MVHS for the past 28 years, and has had several members participate and medal in many competitions in and out of the Province. They continue to train athletes that compete on both provincial and national levels! The Club offers 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 Tae Kwon Do Federation.

Where: MVHS Mezzanine
When: Monday to Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Glen Hale 622-9193
Website: www.miramichitaekwondo.com

Tennis for Seniors
Play and learn tennis program. Learn the fundamentals of tennis, basic rally,serve and net play skills while having fun and being active.

Where: Golden Hawk Gym
When: Monday & Wednesday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (October 7, 2013 to May 14, 2014)
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 Senior Seasonal Pass
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh  623-2054
Email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org

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

Where: Lindon Recreation Centre
When: Session 1: October 3, 2013 to December 1, 2013
Thursdays
 Ages 3-5 from 5:00pm-6:00pm, Ages 5-8 years from 6:00pm-7:00pm, Ages 9+ from 7:00pm-8:00pm
Session 2: March 13, 2014 to May 15, 2014
Thursdays
Ages 3-5 from 5:00pm-6:00pm, Ages 5-8 years from 6:00-7:00 pm, Ages 9+ from 7:00-8:00pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50.00 Youth Seasonal Activity Pass
Contact: Recreation Department Jason Walsh 623-2054
Email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org


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 Gym
When: Thursday 10:30am-12:00pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Recreation Department, Holly Allison 623-2314
Email: holly.allison@miramichi.org


Mini Volleyball (Miramichi Volleyball)
This program is offered to school aged children.

Where: MVHS Gym
When: Saturday & Sunday 8:30am-1:00pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee
Contact: Hedley Doak 622-4472
Email: hcdoak@rogers.com


Yoga Fushion
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 1:00-2:00pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Shannon Daley 773-5528
Email: shannon.daley@nbcc.ca

Yoga - Irene's Kripula
This is a posture based practice for strength, flexibility, breath awareness and relaxation. Ideal for those who are new to Yoga and for those who wish to deepen their practice. Learn about the press points and proper alignment while connecting to body, mind and spirit.

Where: Golden Hawk Activity Room
When: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Session #1: October 7 to December 12
Session #2: Begins January 14, 2014
Fee: $3.00 user fee + program fee
Contact: Irene Fives 773-7710
Email: yogamovesu@bellalaint.net

Youth Drop In Night
Starting Friday, September 27, 2013 we will once again be opening the doors of the Golden Hawk to youth grades 5 to 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Youth will have access to the gymnasium and youth room area. Come play basketball or floor hockey. Also enjoy playing pool, Guitar Hero, Xbox, Wii. This night is supervised by full and part time staff of the Community Wellness and Recreation Department.

Once again this year with the support of Beaubear Credit Union we will be having monthly special events. The following is a schedule of these events:

 DATE

 EVENT

 September 27, 2013Youth Dance
 October 11, 2013 Disc Golf/Ultimate Frisbee
 November 15, 2013 Guitar Hero Competition
 December 6, 2013 Youth Dance
 January 10, 2014Let It Snow Winter Activities
 February 14, 2013 Valentine Karaoke Night
 March 7, 2013 March Break Dance
 April 25, 2013 Hockey Night in Miramichi

Where: Golden Hawk Gym & Teen Room
When: Friday 6:00-9:00pm
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $25 Seasonal Youth pass
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh 623-2054
Email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org

Youth After School Floor Hockey
Looking for something to do after school? Come and join us for some fast paced floor hockey action for youth grades 6-12. Come and meet new friends and have some fun!.

Where: Golden Hawk Gym, Friday 4:00pm to 5:30pm & Lindon Recreation Centre, Tuesday 4:00pm to 5:30 pm
When: Session 1: October 1, 2013 to December 13, 2013
             Session 2: January 14, 2014 to May 9, 2014
Fee: $3.00 user fee or $50 seasonal youth pass
Contact: Recreation Department, Jason Walsh 623-2054
Email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org

Frequent user passes can be purchased at the Recreation Office during regular office hours. The cost is $50.00 for 20 punches include admission to all programs including skating, swimming, gymnasiums, shinny hockey. Purchasing the pass provides a savings of $10 per 20 visits or 50 cents per visit.