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Registration opens November 15th, 2017
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Ballet & Creative Movement

A fun and exciting introduction to ballet and movement! Classes incorporate stretching and the fundamentals of ballet, including basic positions and the necessary skills to get started. *Ballet shoes are required (“nylon gym slippers” are about $15 at Jazz-Ma-Tazz in Abbotsford).

8 sessions  --  Ages 3-5 yrs  --  $38.00
Jan 11 --  Thu  --  5:00pm-5:45pm
Abbotsford Senior - Dance Studio

Jazz

A high energy introduction to the world of Jazz. Classes will include a safe and structured routine for stretching, movement exercises and basic Jazz techniques. In addition to this students will learn how to follow simple choreography.

8 sessions  --  Ages 6-8 yrs  --  $38.00
Jan 11 --  Thu  --  6:00pm-6:45pm
Abbotsford Senior - Dance Studio

Hip-Hop

An exciting introduction to Hip-Hop artistry! Classes will include a warm-up and short dance combination that will allow students to explore creative dance through music and choreography. This class is for students who love hip-hop movement, to practice art forms, and to express themselves freely in a safe, structured and inspiring environment.

8 sessions  --  Ages 9-12 yrs  --  $38.00
Jan 11 --  Thu  --  7:00pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Senior - Dance Studio

Story and Music

Children and a parent explore the world of music through stories, crafts and games. Everyone will have an opportunity to play instruments and create wonderful sounds.

*Parent Participation Required

8 sessions  --  Ages 2-3 yrs & Adult  --  $40.00
Jan 15 --  Mon  --  5:00pm-5:45pm
Sweeney Neighbourhood Centre - Room B
(No session on Feb 12)

Little Picasso

Little Picasso's is a NEW program for the little artists in our comunity. Students and a *parent will use different mediums to create their own Picasso's. Engaging in the arts from an early age is a wonderful opportunity to enhance motor skills, socialization, development and expressive abilities of children.

8 sessions  --  Ages 4-5 yrs & Adult  --  $40.00
Jan 15 --  Mon --  6:00pm-6:45pm
Sweeney Neighbourhood Centre - Room B
(No session on Feb 12)

Lego Storytime

LEGO Storytime is a hands-on tool that supports language and literacy. It motivates students to become storytellers. They are encouraged to combine imagination and language to create, write and visualize stories, outline characters and communicate them to others.

8 sessions  --  Ages 2-5 yrs  --  $10.00
Jan 10 --  Wed--  12:30pm-1:30pm
Sweeney Neighbourhood Centre -Room B

Baby Massage

During an infant massage class you and your child will learn and feel the benefits of nurturing touch. We do this through massage, reflexology and yoga. We will learn new strokes each week, and by the end of the 8 sessions you will be able to give your child a full body massage. You will also learn strokes that can help your baby with common ailments like teething and tummy pain. We follow the babies cues and learn what they like and dislike while being respectful to their needs and wants. During a baby massage class we get to know other parents and discuss some useful parenting topics, and have time to ask questions.

8 sessions  --  First Year  --  $10.00
Jan 16 --  Tues--  9:00am-10:30am
Sweeney Neighbourhood Centre -Room B

Lunch Box Treats

Lunch Box Treats is designed to encourage our families to develop a love for baking while learning the skills of what it takes to make a homemade tasty treats. This program will provide snacks for students’ lunches for Wed to Fri. Registration with an adult is required. This is a great opportunity to spend time and enjoy creating together. The main ingredients will be measured out for you - All you have to do is mix, bake, and tidy your station.

*Parent participation is required, this is a great way to spend quality time together as well!

8 sessions  --  Ages 6-12 yrs & Adult  --  $85/pair
Jan 16 --  Tue  --  6:00pm-7:30pm
Abbotsford Senior - Foods Room, Rm 302

Lights, Camera, Action!

This 6 week program will be a great way for the thespians in your world to act their little hearts out. There will be improv. games and skits, basic prop making and a script to follow each visit for a short production finale. This program is a wonderful opportunity for making reading fun, and making new friends.

6 sessions  --  Ages 9-11 yrs  --  $35.00
Jan 15 --  Mon --  7:00pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Gym

Comic Book Art

Do you have a love for Comic Books? After taking this program you should be able to create your own! Animation is a fun concept, and in this program you will “practice” how to draw the basic features of cartoons. By the end of the program you will have drawn a comic strip, and learn how to make the characters pop with the addition of watercolours!

8 sessions  --  Ages 8+yrs  --  $45.00
Jan 16  --  Tue  --  6:30pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Multi-Purpose Room

Hooked on Crocheting

Students will build a strong understanding of how to create a foundation chain, single crochet and a half, double crochet be interlocking loops of yarn, with a crochet hook. These are the beginner skills required to make fun projects such as a bookmark, coffee/tea sleeve, and a scarf. Corcheting is a great hobby; it encourages students to use their math skills and fine motor skills. It is also a wonderful way to relax and reduce stress! *Yarn is not included. Needles will be provided.

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-Adult --  $45.00
Jan 8  --  Mon  --  6:00pm-7:30pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Multi-Purpose Room
(No session on Jan 29 & Feb 12)

Design Studio

Curiosity and creativity come alive in the Design Studio at Abby Senior. This after-school academic enrichment program will immerse yoiur child in a STEAM-rich learning enviroment. While working in engineering teams, participants will learn how to break down problems and design solutions to hands-on STEAM-based challenges.

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-14yrs  --  $90.00
Jan 17  --  Wed--  3:30pm-4:30pm
Abbotsford Senior School - MakerSpace Room A104

Basketball Skills & Drills

This program is designed to develop fundamental basketball skills and promote the love of basketball. We emphasize sportsmanship and team play. We emphasize sportsmanship and team play.

8 sessions  --  Ages 7-9 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 18 --  Thu  --  6:00pm-7:00pm
Abbotsford Middle - Gym  

8 sessions  --  Ages 10 - 13 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 18 --  Thu  --  7:00pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle - Gym

Skipping 101 

This program is for those of you who are eager to keep practicing their jump rope skills! Skipping is not only a great activity for cardiovascular health, it is amazing for coordination too! You will learn tricks, jumping rhythm (music), double-dutch and much more. This will be a fun 60 minutes, skipping to the beat!

8 sessions  --  Ages 9-12 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 9 --  Tues--  7:00pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle - Gym  

Dodgeball

Come and spend an hour with us practicing the 5 D’s of dodgeball: dodge, dive, duck, dip and dodge in a fun yet safe environment. In addition to the 5 D’s, students will be challenged with target practice. Each week will have a fun and creative way to get your target mastered! Teams will be formed and a different style of dodgeball will be played.

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-12 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 10 --  Wed --  7:00pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Gym  

Soccer Skills

Our Soccer Skills program is designed to teach beginning kids the importance of basic soccer skills (dribbling, passing, trapping, scoring) while gaining confidence for the game. Children will play a avery basic game of soccer in a pressure free enviorment. Soccer Skills will also teach the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship.

8 sessions  --  Ages 4-6 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 16 --  Tues --  6:00pm-6:45pm
Jackson Elementary School - Gym

8 sessions  --  Ages 7-9 yrs  --  $40.00
Jan 16 --  Tues --  7:00pm-8:00pm
Jackson Elementary School - Gym

Abby Talks

This program is designed to challenge and motivate students on their personal journeys to success.
Abby Talks will focus on leadership skills, social skills, life skills, mental wellness and an introduction to educational options. 
The goal is to empower students and to have them feel confident and excited to start making decisions for their future!

Please note, upon registration, each participant will be entered in a draw for a chance to WIN 2 movie passes including popcorn and drinks.

In addition, PIZZA will be served on these evenings, compliments of Coast Capital.

Sponsored by Coast Capital Savings & Partnered with West Abbotsford Community School Society

8 sessions  --  Ages 13-17 yrs  --  FREE
Jan 17  --  Wed--  6:00pm-8:00pm
Clayburn Middle School - MPR & Gym

 

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FREE PROGRAMS

Bring the whole family for an evening filled with play stations that may include soccer, hula hoops, basketball, floor hockey, Lego and more! No registration required. *Parent participation required.

Sponsored by

Parent & Tot Drop-In Gym @ Abby Middle

8 sessions  --  Ages 0-5 yrs + Adult  --  FREE
Jan 9 --  Tue  --  6:00pm-7:00pm
Abbotsford Middle - Gym

Parent & Tot Drop-In Gym @ BlueJay Elem.

8 sessions  --  Ages 0-5 yrs + Adult  --  FREE
Jan 10 --  Wed--  6:00pm-7:00pm
Blue Jay Elementary - Gym

Alexander Family Playtime

8 sessions  --  All Ages  --  FREE
Jan 10  --  Wed  --  6:00pm-7:30pm
Alexander Elementary - Gym  

Jackson Family Playtime

8 sessions  --  All Ages  --  FREE
Jan 11  --  Thu  --  6:00pm-7:30pm
Jackson Elementary - Gym  

Pre-Teen Xtreme

Pre-teens - Are you looking for something fun to do on a Friday night? Come on out to play your favourite sports and games. No registration required. Parents - This is a drop-off program. Students must be signed in/out by a parent. Please print off a Medical Form from here and bring it with you to the program.

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-12 yrs  --  FREE
Jan 12 --  Fri  --  6:30pm-8:00pm
Clayburn Middle School - Gym
(No session on Feb 23)

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-12 yrs  --  FREE
Jan 12  --  Fri  --  6:30pm-8:00pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Gym 
(No session on Feb 23)

8 sessions  --  Ages 8-12 yrs  --  FREE
Jan 12  --  Fri  --  6:30pm-8:00pm
Eugene Reimer Middle School - Gym 
(No session on Feb 23)

Daddy and Me

Every Wednesday evening, the gym comes alive with the shrieks and giggles of young kids spending the evening with the full attention of their dad. This drop-in was created with father friendliness in mind, creating a comfortable and safew atmosphere for fathers to interact positively with their children.
Partnered with: 

 

8 sessions  --  All Ages  --  FREE
Jan 10  --  Wed  --  6:00pm-7:00pm
Abbotsford Middle School - Gym 
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