School Age Programs

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Healthy Active Living & Sport Programs

Basketball

Participants will learn a variety of basketball skill development techniques as well as particpate in games. These include strategies such as zone defense, shooting, dribbling, passing, teamwork skills and overall rules of the game while engaging with peers.

Ages 6-12

Cool Moves

Cool Moves is a national activity and healthy eating awareness program designed to create a life-long appreciation for a healthy, active lifestyle. Cool Moves has two distinct parts: Eat Smart, which encourages healthier eating choices, and Play Cool, which encourages more physical activity. 

Ages 6-12

Dance - Ballet/Hip-Hop/Jazz

Develop body awareness, coordination, flexibility and strength. Participants will learn a variety of steps and techniques through games and play as well as work toward learning a dance routine. Our dance programs focus on building confidence in movement through dance and play. 

 

Gymnastics

Participants will learn a variety of techniques through games & play that focus on balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.

Intro to Cheerleading

Our introduction to cheerleanding program willl allow participants to work on their flexibility, jumps, dance skills and learn introductory cheer positions. (Please note there will be no tumbling skill development during our virtual session however, this will be a great stepping stone for new particiapnts to explore cheerleading prior to it transitioning to in person).

Softball

Participants will learn a variety of softball skills including catching, throwing, batting, running and team play. Throughout the program we define these skills as well as run games.

Soccer

Participants will learn a variety of soccer skills including passing, dribbling, shielding, shooting and how to be a part of an effective team.

Girls Fit

Female participants between the ages of 6-12 will get involved with physical wellness in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. Girls fit is not limited to sport based programming, but will also include fitness, personal wellness, nutritional education, with aspects of goal setting. Program in partnership with Hamilton Fitness Community.

Let's Get Moving

Let’s Get Moving is a registered after-school program offered throughout the school year. It focuses on physical activity, nutrition, personal health and well-being. Participants will be provided with a gift card to purchase nutritious snacks when registered. Tablets are available to sign out upon request.

Grades 1-6

To learn more please visit the Let’s Get Moving webpage.

Healthy Active Living & Sport Programs are in partnership with:

Learning & Engagement Programs

Arts & Crafts Night

Arts and crafts nights give kids the opportunity to partake in various arts and crafts based activities. The program focuses on teaching them new creative based skills, lets them express themselves through arts and crafts.

Discovery Lab

Discovery Lab engages kids in science concepts through an interactive 8-week curriculum that connects science to real world contexts. The program focuses on hands-on experiments, increases understanding of scientific approaches, and creates opportunities for problem solving, idea refinement, and iterative learning.

Kid Food Nation

Kid Food Nation is a national initiative that helps kids and families develop food skills through hands-on experiences related to planning, preparing, and cooking. The program also features an online hub with resources for healthy eating and meal preparation, and a national recipe competition that encourages kids to put their food literacy skills into practice and submit original, healthy, and nutritious recipes. 

Literacy Club

Literacy Club offers participants an opportunity to help develop a lifelong love for reading and writing. Together we will read and discuss what goes on in the book we are reading, as well as take that knowledge and create our own short stories, step by step! Book and Kits will be provided for pick up from BGCHH.

STEAM Ahead

We are going full steam ahead on fun! Mixing visual, auditory, and hands-on activities to engage different learning styles, STEAM Ahead encourages participants to explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) fundamentals through hands-on, experiential learning. This program is running in-person at our Ellis Club.

Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm
Ages 6-12

For more information please contact Kyle.

Roblox Gamers

Roblox Gamers offers a fun, safe learning environment where participants will be able to play their favorite Roblox games while building new relationships. 

Participants must have a personal device that has the Roblox app downloaded and an account created.

 

Roblox Coding

Roblox Coding offers a fun, safe environment where participants will be able to learn how to code and design their own Roblox world and games. 

Participants must have a personal device that has the Roblox and Roblox Studio apps downloaded and an account created.

STEAM Ahead program is generously supported by:

Kid Food Nation program is generously supported by:

Gender Inclusive Programs

GirlZONE

GirlsZONE programs provide fun, inclusive, safe space for girls in the community. This program offers a wide variety of activities that facilitate conversations around gender centered issues and provide opportunities to build confidence, self-esteem, and self-advocacy within the participants. Programming includes creative, physical, and wellness based activities. ​For more information contact Rebekah.

Girls Fit

Self-identifying girls between the ages of 6-12 will get involved with physical wellness in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. Girls fit is not limited to sport based programming, but will also include fitness, personal wellness, nutritional education, with aspects of goal setting. Program in partnership with Hamilton Fitness Community.

For more information contact Rebekah.

Her & I

A program for self-identified girls (6-12) and their woman mentor (18+) to engage in fun activities that strengthen their relationship! For more information contact Rebekah.

Our Gender Inclusion Programs are generously supported by:

Drop-In Programs

All drop in programs are free with a Club membership. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied and directly supervised by a guardian 16 years of age or older.

There are currently no drop-in programs running.

Skate the Dream

Program Information

This is a beginner hockey program that teaches children the basics of stickhandling, puck control, shooting, and passing in a variety of skill development stations. There will also be opportunities to learn how to rollerblade and improve off-ice footwork skills.

​Program Dates & Times

This program is not currently running.

Program Contact

Tyler Sinke
Supervisor, Active Living & Camps
905 549-2814 x209
tyler.sinke@bgchh.com

Thank you to our valued partners: