We’re happy to announce that some School Age Programs have started running, again, with registration restrictions and health measures implemented.
Please check frequently for updated lists of School Age Programs that are currently operating!
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Active Living & Sport Programs
Bounce Back League
Our new trauma-informed sports program aims to improve the physical and mental health of Club members by combining organized sport with the power of being part of a team. Using cutting-edge clinical and academic trauma-informed approaches, the program equips kids to better handle the ups and downs of life.
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, in which participants are encouraged to make healthier eating choices, and Play Cool, in which participants are encouraged to engage in more physical activity.
Develop body awareness, coordination, flexibility and strength. Participants will learn a variety of steps and techniques through games and play. Our dance programs focus on building confidence in movement through dance and play.
Participants will learn all positions of the game, offense and defense, as well as techniques through games & play that focus on balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.
Girls at Bat
Girls At Bat is a baseball for development initiative designed to help girls set lofty goals and pursue them with tenacity. GAB is centered around 4 main principles which include connection, courage, leadership and love of sport.
Female participants 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, and nutritional education. Program in partnership with Hamilton Fitness Community
Participants will learn a variety of techniques through games & play that focus on balance, strength, flexibility, agility, coordination, and endurance.
Participants will meet weekly to discuss and set running goals, learn about hydration, stretching and overall body health.
Participants will get hands-on experience and will gain many techniques in order to safely mount the board, balance, stop, and some basic tricks.
Active Living & Sport Programs are in partnership with:
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.
Due to COVID-19, there are currently no drop-in programs operating to allow for participation limitations.
Learning & Engagement Programs
Discovery Lab engages kids in science concepts through an interactive 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.
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.
STEAM Ahead program is generously supported by:
Kid Food Nation program is generously supported by:
Gender Inclusive Programs
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.
Our Gender Inclusion Programs are generously supported by:
Skate the Dream
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
Queen Mary School (1292 Cannon St. E., Hamilton)
Skate the Dream is not currently running.