Statement of Philosophy & Goals for Children’s Programs
Our commitment is to enable children to develop respect for themselves and our community; to be expressive and creative; to use their imagination; to learn confidence, independence, and to HAVE FUN!
Seasonal Recreation Programs
Kinbridge Community Association offers a variety of seasonal recreation programs for all ages. Our recreation programs are offered at an affordable cost to encourage all children, youth, families and adults to engage in healthy, active and fun activities.
KCA provides various recreation, art, cooking, and leisure activities throughout the year. Check out the link for our current Seasonal Recreational Programming. Don’t see what interests you? Contact us and we’ll be creative together to make it available.
Children and Youth Recreation Programs
Our children a youth recreation programs are based on the five Principles of Healthy Child Development through HIGH FIVE Ontario, Parks and Recreation Ontario. All our recreation program instructors are High Five certified who design and plan all programs based on the following principles
Being a caring adult
Providing the opportunity to make friends
Providing the opportunity to play
For participants to have the opportunity to master skills
For all to have the opportunity to participate
Kinbridge Virtual Study Space! On Now!
Tuesdays 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Are you a student in Grades 8-12? Would you like some assistance with your school work?
Stop by our virtual study space, where we will have staff and volunteers available to support you with your questions, assignments and projects. Sessions will take place over Zoom.
To sign up or learn more please email email@example.com or call 519-624-3855
After School Program – On Hold
Due to COVID-19, we have modified our After School Programs. At this time we offer exciting FREE After School Programs for children ages 4-12, with a pick up location at Stewart Avenue School and Chalmers Street School!
Mondays and Wednesdays: Cedar Hill Church or Tuesdays and Thursdays: Churchill Park from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm with children participating in exciting physical activities, nutrition education and a healthy snack as well as time to do homework with Instructors assistance. The program is made possible through a grant from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
To sign up or learn more please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-624-3855
P.D. Day Program – On Hold
When school is closed on P.A. Days, Kinbridge offers a fun filled day for your children ages 4 to 11 to participate in. We provide themed physical activities, games, and crafts. The day begins at 8:00 a.m. and wraps up by 5:30 p.m. Please call reception for information and registration 519-624-3855.
Sports Night – On Hold
Sports Nights are free fun, interactive evenings that promote active, team and individual games and activities!
St Andrews School – Tuesdays – 9 to 14 years old – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Holy Spirit School – Thursday – 9 to 14 years old – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Moffat Creek School – Friday – 10 to 16 years old – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Tait Street School – Friday – 10 to 16 years old – 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Central Public School – Monday- Ages 8 to 14- 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Strong Start – Get Ready for School
Get Ready for School™ is a program for preschoolers during the six month period before entering Junior Kindergarten. Over the 44 classes, children build vocabulary, learn letter sounds and practice classroom behaviours. The program is particularly beneficial for children who are learning English as a Second Language or are from a low to middle socio-economic background.
For more information please visit www.strongstart.ca.
Adult Recreation Programs
Our adult recreation programs are based on the interests and needs expressed from the community. Don’t see what interests you? Or maybe you want to facilitate a program? Contact us, we’ll be creative together and make it available.
Winter, March and Summer Day Camps
Want a great winter? March or Summer Camp experience for your children? Weekly exciting themes, recreation, arts, science, crafts, activities and trips. Our camps are for children ages 4 to 12. Our summer day camps provide weekly off site water and adventure trips for your children to experience. Your child will have the opportunity to make new friends, experience new adventures and places and develop positive relationships and skills for the future. All day camp staff are High Five trained possessing Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification and First Aid/CPR Certification. Our Leaders in Training (L.I.T.’s) have successfully completed our [lead] (leadership excellence asset development) program.
Want a great summer camp experience for your children? Weekly themes, trips and activities!
We offer four day camps for children ages 4 to 12. Our summer day camps provide weekly off site water and adventure trips for your children to experience. All summer staff are High Five and First Aid/CPR Certified and will provide daily planned fun and exciting games, activities and arts and crafts for your child. Your child will have the opportunity to make new friends, experience new adventures and places and develop positive relationships andkills for the future.
Senior Recreation Programs
As we age, staying active and engaged with our community can be a challenge. Come visit Kinbridge for a challenging afternoon of cards or be creative in our crafty corner or walk and chat with friends. If you would like to start a program not offered let us know how we can work with you to get it going!
Family Recreation Programs
Families that play together…come out and experience our family activities. Lifelong activity and play is healthy both physically and emotionally.