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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

DiscoverRec: Keep active this winter!

City of Ottawa

DiscoverRec: Keep active this winter!
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DiscoverRec: The latest news on recreation and culture programs, services, memberships and events!

Facilities | Fee support | Fitness | Arenas | Volunteering

March Break Adventures for Kids

March 16 to 20 offers a perfect opportunity to try something new, improve your sports skills and make new friends at the many day camps across the city. Days filled with physical activity, games, songs, crafts and special events, guarantee there will be no boredom in this city. Our qualified and certified staff are busily planning for exciting times in March.

Day Camp Leaders, Park Programmers and Life Guards Needed

If you are energetic, responsible and people-oriented, apply for summer jobs with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services team.  The City of Ottawa summer student employment campaign is underway until February 27.  Dust off your resume and look at the opportunities through the Summer Student Employment Program..

Qualified Lifeguard?

Are you looking for part time work and qualified to lifeguard and teach swimming lessons?  WE WANT YOU!  Apply on line at ottawa.ca/careers . Next water screening date is February 21 at Minto Recreation Complex-Barrhaven.  For further information contact: aquaticshiringteam@ottawa.ca

Volunteering Counts

Interested in volunteering in one of our recreation or culture programs to add to your resume, complete your school volunteer hour requirements or gain valuable work experience? Parks, Recreation and Culture Services have opportunities across the City.   Consider City Wide Sports, Before and After School Programs, Special Needs, Pathway Patrol, Heritage Sites, Museums, Archives, Swimming, March Break and Summer Camps? Volunteer with us to share your enthusiasm for being active in your community.

Nepean Creative Arts Centre

Arts Centre Writer's Group: Share your writing and get friendly critique from fellow aspiring or emerging writers, with occasional guidance from an established writer. Online conversation an option. Barcode: 925257

Writing Short Fiction: Would you like to find your unique story-teller's voice? Play with and to work on your writing? These workshops will consist of fun exercises to tickle your imagination and techniques will explore important aspects of writing short fiction, such as plotting and character development. Barcode: 933124

Nepean Visual Arts Centre

Felting: Learn how to make one of the oldest fabrics known to humankind. Using water, soap and pressure we will make incredibly warm, beautiful and wearable art. Barcode: 918746

Spring and Summer 

City of Ottawa Parks, Recreation and Culture Services programs are divided by language of instruction into two guides: the Recreation eGuide and Mon Cyberguide francophone des loisirs. Both will be available in PDF format online beginning Wednesday, February 19.

Registration Starts Soon!

Swimming and Aqua Fitness Programs

Online and Touch Tone Telephone Registration (613-580-2588) – starting Monday, March 2 at 9 pm. In-Person Registration on Tuesday, March 3 during regular business hours.

All other Recreation Programs and Summer Camps

Online and Touch Tone Telephone Registration (613-580-2588) – starting Wednesday, March 4 at 9 pm. In-Person Registration on Thursday, March 5 during regular business hours. What you need to know for registration.

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