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Friday, April 29, 2016

DiscoverRec -- May 2016


May is activity month. Get active your way, every day!

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Be our guest from May 1 to 31!

From May 1 to May 31, 2016 you're invited to three days of participation in our aquafitness, cycling and group fitness classes or workouts in our weight and cardio rooms FREE of charge.

Simply visit one of our participating facilities to set up your three free membership passes, which can be used anytime in the month of May.

Discover a world of activities in your neighbourhood! 

Put a little spring in your step! Register now for spring courses and summer camps.

What you need to know for registration.

Looking for courses available at a specific facility? 

Win a Week of Summer Camp! 

25 lucky campers will win back their week at camp! Register before June 1 to be automatically entered into a draw to win back your registered week of camp with a value of up to $250! Remember the more camps you register for, the more chances to win. For details, visit ottawa.ca/summercamps.

Swim your way fit!

Did you know that swimming burns more calories than running and produces little to no stress on your body? Get your body beach ready with lane swims or brush up on your technique with adult or private swimming lessons. Get ready for summer at the pool!

Cycling Education Programs

Become more comfortable and confident on the road, learning assertive cycling skills, traffic analysis, general bicycle maintenance, route planning and more. Programs are offered from April through to October across the city.

Skateboarding Parks

Discover the 14 permanent and seasonal skateboard parks across the city. All parks are unsupervised.  Helmets and protective gear are recommended. If you are interested in learning, we offer instructional programs and summer camps for beginner to intermediate riders.

Pathway Patrol

Are you a cyclist? Walker? Runner? Rollerblader? Do you enjoy using any of the pathways around your neighbourhood? Join the Pathway Patrol Volunteers! 

A watercolourist's craft

From May 2 to June 6 visit the Nepean Visual Arts Centre Watercolour Studios exhibition which comprises of works from landscape to still life, demonstrating the evocative power of an often-underestimated art form.  While you're there, take a peek at what the other studios have to offer.

Important Outdoor Activity Start Dates 

·        The City of Ottawa has miles of pathways for you to explore; Pathway Patrol volunteers began providing assistance on April 1.
·        Public tennis courts will open May 1.
·        Ball diamonds will open May 1.
·        Sports fields will open May 15.
·        Washrooms for the beaches will open May 21. For volleyball net rentals, $16 per hour or $51 per day and stand up paddleboard rentals, $20 per hour, inquire on site at any beach's Lifeguard office.