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LEISURE PROGRAMS

Take advantage of a variety of programs offered at Dakota CC including: Golf Swing Fundamentals | Floor Curling |  Tai Chi | Painting | Speaker Series | Line Dancing 

Golf Swing Fundamentals 

Get ready fore golf season! In this four-week series, led by a PGA Canada Golf Professional, you will learn the fundamentals of the golf swing including: correct setup, posture, proper sequence of motion, error correction for swing faults, and easy to implement practice drills. This series, designed and delivered by Over50Golf, is geared to the mature adult golfer (although there are no age requirements to participate) and is appropriate for all skill levels. 

Dates: April 17 –  May 8, 2024
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gym
Instructor: Barry Gibson
Cost: $160 + GST 

 

Floor Curling 

Floor curling is a modified version of curling played indoors on any smooth surface. Stay active, have fun, and learn a new skill. We provide the equipment and no experience is necessary. 

Dates: April  –  June
When: Tuesdays 
Time: First Draw 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Second Draw 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Great Hall

Cost: 

  • 1 Pass (Purchase a $45 Activity Card online or at customer service which includes 10 passes) 
  • $5 drop-in option available (purchased at Fieldhouse Customer Service prior to class start time)

Contact lance@dakotacc.com or call 204-254-1010 ext 217 to register.

 

Tai Chi (Thursdays)

Level 1 Tai Chi 

Explore and deepen your health and wellness through the gentle and restorative practices of qigong and taijiquan from the Yang family lineage of tai chi. Each class will include a full-body warm-up to loosen the joint systems and relax, stretch, and strengthen the muscles and tendons to facilitate the flow of vital qi through the body. Emphasis will be placed on alignment to develop strong balance and posture.

Dates: January 4 –  April 4, 2024
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gym
Instructor: Garry Eng
Cost: $96 + GST (12 weeks)

 

Level 2 Tai Chi

Level 2 Tai Chi is a class for intermediate students who have completed Level 1 Tai Chi or have some prior experience in Tai Chi. You will also practice the 6 forms that you learned in Level 1 Tai Chi and review the basic principles and techniques. The main goal of Level 2 Tai Chi is to feel the movement of internal energy or qi in your body and to make it flow smoothly and harmoniously with each movement. You will also improve your strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination. Level 2 Tai Chi is suitable for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding and practice of Tai Chi and to experience its health and wellness benefits

Dates: April 11 – June 27, 2024
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gym
Instructor: Garry Eng
Cost: $96 + GST (12 weeks)

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Painting (Thursdays)

Acrylic Painting Beginner 

For learners just starting or people wanting more experience with acrylics. Upon completion, you will have the fundamental skills needed to create your own works of art.

When:  Thursdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Dates:  8 week sessions (Mar 7 – Apr 25)
Location: Health & Wellness
Instructor: Cori Jaye Ettienne
Cost: $140 (plus GST)

 

Acrylic Painting Intermediate

This class is for people who have completed the beginner acrylics painting course. In the Intermediate course, we will study different painting styles.
Explore new styles and techniques of painting.  Impressionism, Cubism, Pop Art and Expressionism.  For anyone that has taken a painting class.

When:  Thursdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Dates:  8 week sessions (Jan 4 – Feb 22)
Location: Health & Wellness
Instructor: Cori Jaye Ettienne
Cost: $140 (plus GST)

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DROP-IN PROGRAMS

Line Dancing - Absolute Beginner (Wednesdays)

Absolute Beginner (Wednesdays) 

This class introduces basic steps in short sequences of easy patterns and rhythms in the simplest way possible.  There will be lots of repetition.  If you have never line danced before or just started last year, this class is for you.  Basic skills, easy choreography, easy dances. FUN for all. Participants dance to any music with a good beat.  

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Heather Schwartz

Cost: 

  • 1 Pass (Purchase a $45 Activity Card online or at customer service which includes 10 passes) 
  • $5 drop-in option available (purchased at Fieldhouse Customer Service prior to class start time)

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Beginner Plus (Tuesdays) 

Some previous experience necessary. Dancers are expected to know the basic steps. Dances and choreography are a little more difficult, and music may be faster with more connecting steps. Dances may increase in length, complexity and tempo.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Heather Schwartz

Cost: 

  • 1 Pass (Purchase a $45 Activity Card online or at customer service which includes 10 passes) 
  • $5 drop-in option available (purchased at Fieldhouse Customer Service prior to class start time)

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Improver / Intermediate (Wednesdays) 

This course is designed for experienced line dancers with a solid knowledge of steps and terminology. Choreography will be more complex introducing some interesting step combinations, syncopations, timing variations and styling. Expect multiple turns, tags & restarts. This class will appeal to those ready to challenge their line dance skills and who want to learn the newest dances as well as re-visit some of the classics still being danced.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sportsplex Gymnasium
Instructor: Heather Schwartz

Cost: 

  • 1 Pass (Purchase a $45 Activity Card online or at customer service which includes 10 passes) 
  • $5 drop-in option available (purchased at Fieldhouse Customer Service prior to class start time)
Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp

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SPEAKER SERIES

Speaker Series (Select Fridays)

De-cluttering, Downsizing & Moving

Decluttering, downsizing and moving: These steps can help seniors simplify their lives, save money improve their health and safety and relocate to a more suitable living environment.

Speaker: The Seniors Moving Company (Lisa Sinnicks)
Date: Friday, March 15th
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Sportsplex Meeting Room (2nd Floor)
Cost: FREE

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