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Activity Guide

PRE- SCHOOL PROGRAMS

ROMP & RUN
Fridays - 9:30am- 12pm @ True North Co.
FREE
Ongoing program, until otherwise noted
Drop in playgroup, Email Jen Suttis @ jen.suttis@cdcyukon.ca.
weekly registration required.

UNDER 5 DROP IN GYM
Saturdays & Sundays - 10:30am-12pm @ True North Co.
FREE
Ongoing program, until otherwise noted
Space for your child to run and play. Maximum capacity 12 kids (plus one parent per child).
Contact the Rec Dept. for more information 867-993-7400 ext. 299

SPRING YOUTH AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS 
Spring 2021 - April 12-June 4
Registration opens Noon On Tuesday, April 6

ACHERY
Mondays
$87 
Grades 5-7, 3:30-5:00 pm
April 12-May 31, 7 weeks 
(No program May 24)
Meet at RSS Gym
Pick up @ the RSS Playground

Channel your inner Katniss or Hawkeye and become an archer. This cool sport encourages self-discipline and mental focus, where from week to week, archers will shoot a recurve bow to best their own shots. Archery improves balance, coordination, upper body strength, and most importantly, it’s fun!

WILD THINGS
Tuesdays
 $100 
Grades K & 1, 3:30-5:00 pm 
April 13-June 1, 8 weeks
Meet at RSS
Pick up at Minto Park

Come out and explore the wild places and things around town with us. Nature activities include sliding, hiking, puddle jumping, beachcombing, scavenger hunting, etc. We will have different adventures every week, weather depending!  

FEMALE STRONG
Wednesdays
$120 
Grades 5-7, 3:30-5:00 pm
April 14-June 2, 8 weeks
Meet at RSS
Pick up at Minto Park

Female Strong is an empowerment program that combines fun physical activity, discussion and mentorship to provide girls with the tools they need to live confident, healthy lives. This program offers a space for girls to get together and be their authentic selves in a safe and inclusive environment. Programming that inspires, encourages and empowers girls through self-esteem, confidence and leadership building. 

ROAD HOCKEY
Thursdays
$50 
Grades 2-4, 3:30-5:00 pm
April 15-May 6, 4 weeks
Meet @ the RSS Playground
Pick up @ Minto Park

Let’s take Canada’s favourite sport from inside to outside. Spring is here and we are moving hockey to the great outdoors and fun in the sun! All gear is provided.

GEOCACHING
Thursdays
 $50 
May 13-June 3, 4 weeks
Grades 2-4, 3:30-5:00 pm
Meet @ RSS Playground
Pick up @ Minto Park  

“Geo” means Earth and “cache” is a safe place for hiding or storing something. Caches will be found using both a handheld GPS and smartphone. Locations vary from areas that you pass every single day to adventures off the beaten path. Join us in the ultimate treasure hunt!

PET PALS
Fridays
$50 
April 16-May 7, 4 weeks
Grades 3-5, 3:30-5:00 pm
Meet @ RSS Playground
Pick up at Minto Park

Visit the Humane Society and socialize with the HSD pets. Participants will assist with animal feed and care, pet grooming, exercising the dogs and learn about the importance of animal shelters. Snuggles and kisses included!

RUNNING CLUB 
Fridays
$50
May 14-June 4, 4 weeks
Grades 3-5, 3:30-5:00 pm
Meet @ RSS Playground
Pick up @ Minto Park

Participate in a running group, featuring games and drills aimed at physical literacy through the fundamentals of running. Learn the freedom and joy of running outside, while exploring Dawson’s trails and back alleys.  

 MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS WITH DALE BRAGA
Friday
 $87
April 16-May 28, 7 weeks
Grades 5-7, 3:30-5:00 pm
Meet @ RSS Gym
Pick up @ RSS playground

Join the Yukon’s only youth after school sword fighting program to learn the basic medieval techniques in the lichtenauer school of medieval fencing. Participants will be use foam spoiler swords to practice proper stance, steps, strikes and guards.



ADULT PROGRAMS

GROOVE DANCE WITH NATASHA HENDERSON
Mondays 7:00pm-8:00pm and/or Saturdays 2:00pm - 3:00pm @ True North Co.
Starts Jan 18 until March 27 - 10 weeks.
$100+ GST for one day per week / $200 + GST for both days weekly
Groove is for everyone. We all dance simple moves or rhythms... and you add your own creativity to them. Natasha is a licensed World Groove Movement Facilitator, with experience leading courses in Montreal. She curates an interesting range of music, and coaches and encourages you along the way to ensure that you will have fun while you move! *bring a full water-bottle and a towel or yoga-mat for the last song - *wear something comfy* ALL levels of fitness and dance experiences welcome!

DANCEHALL CLASS WITH LUCIE PESICKOVA
Tuesdays 6:00pm-7:00pm @ True North Co.
March 16 - April 6. $40+ GST - 4 weeks
Dancehall is an upbeat, rhythmic and fun dance that originated in Jamaica. Branching out from reggae in the 70's, it has strong African roots. Class starts with a groove-like warm up, adding dancehall moves and finishing up with choreography.

STRETCH AND STRENGTH WITH KAREN MURRAY
Wednesdays 5:45 pm -6:45pm @ True North Co.
Jan 20 - Feb 24 - 6 weeks.
$55+ GST
Karen hates working out, but she loves dancing. Join her for an hour of movement inspired by a dancer's warm up. There will be a little sweat, a couple planks, but also gentle flow and progressions inspired by ballet and yoga. Once the muscles are warm we will work on flexibility and end with a cool down/relaxation.

JAZZ- BACK TO ITS ROOTS WITH KAREN MURRAY
Thursdays 7:00pm-8:00pm @ True North Co.
March 18- April 22. 6 weeks.
$55+GST

RANDOMIZER WITH JIMMY BODDIE
Thursdays - Starting Jan 21 - 6:00pm @ True North Co.
Drop in 12 people max.
FREE.
Join Jimmy Boddie for a random exercise video for your consideration.  Be prepared for anything! 

FITNESS FUSION WITH JEN KEHOE
Fridays - 5:30pm -6:15pm & 6:45pm - 7:30pm @ True North Co.
March 12 - April 23. 7 weeks.
$65 +GST.
Full body workout developed by professional dancer and Barreworks Certified Instructor Jennifer Kehoe. Participants will be lead through a workout to upbeat music. This class will help improve posture, alignment, muscle tone, coordination, balance and stability. Class includes strength training, mat work, cardio and a restorative cool down and stretch. Bring your own mat and water bottle. All level’s welcome! Maximum 10 participants.


YIN YOGA WITH APRIL BLACKBIRD
Wednesdays, 7:15pm - 8:15pm @ True North Co.
March 17 - April 21
$75+GST
Yin yoga is deeply restorative and introspective as we hold poses for a longer amount of time than other hatha styles. Yin yoga is structured to be inwardly focused and the practice creates a perfect state for meditation. The deep holding and intensity of stretching lets the muscles and fascia release, allowing for a wider range of motion and a deeper state of awareness.

 55+ PROGRAMS

SENIOR STRETCH & STRONG WITH SHELLEY BROWN
Wednesdays at the True North Building
4 weeks
April 7- April 28
2pm-3pm
$20+GST