Click here to download the Summer 2024 Youth Programs at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre.

AGONY OF DE FEET
DATE: Monday, July 8, 15, 22, 29 & August 12, 19
AGES: 13-17
TIME: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
COST: $80 for all sessions (No drop-in sessions available for this program)
MAX: 16 children

Get your hiking gear ready! The programmers and Trystan Atkinson are excited to offer a 6-week program for the 13 to 17 age group! We will spend the first 5 sessions, 4 hours for each session, exploring as many of the trails that Grande Cache has to offer, plus a bonus of an hour in the pool from 1:30 -2:30 pm to relax!
Note: The program registration deadline is July 3 by the end of the day.
On Monday, August 19, we will attempt to conquer a huge goal and climb a Mountain. The mountain we climb will be determined later and information will be sent out. Please meet at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre by 8:00 am for this day. After you register, the Grande Cache Recreation Centre will contact you to give you the list of all the items you need to be prepared for this program. We love hiking adventures and are excited to show you our beautiful back yard.

TRAIL HIKING TITANS
DATE: Tuesday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & August 6, 20
AGES: 5 – 12
TIME: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
COST: $8.50 for each session
MAX: 24 children

Where are our little hikers at!?! Get your hiking shoes ready and join the programmers and Trystan Atkinson for some fun trail adventures. In each session, we will hike to different areas, explore the trails, make forts, talk about plants,
animals and so much more!
Note: Drop off and pick up are at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre; please have proper footwear, dress for the weather, a hiking backpack with a hydro water pack recommended, and pack snacks, sunscreen, bug spray and a hat.

SUMMER SPORTS CAMP
DATE: Wednesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 21
AGES: 5 – 12
TIME: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
COST: $8.50 for each session
MAX: 24 children

Join the Programmers and Trystan Atkinson each session for a different sport! Each day will consist of stretching, warm up, skills and playing the sport we learned about. Here is what each session looks like!
July 3: Baseball (Please bring a glove if you have one)
July 10: Flag Football
July 17: Dodgeball / Pickleball
July 24: Soccer
July 31: Basketball
August 7: Frisbee Golf
August 21: Track and Field Activities
NOTE: Drop off and pick up are at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre; please have proper
footwear, dress for the weather, a hiking backpack with a hydro water pack is recommended, pack snacks, a towel and swimsuit, as we may head to the Spray Park each day if it’s hot, sunscreen, bug spray and a hat.

ART-RAGEOUS
DATE: Wednesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 21
AGES: 5-12
TIME: 1:00 – 3:30 pm
COST: $8.50 for each session
MAX: 24 children

Where are the creative kids at!?! Join the programmers for some ART-RAGEOUS fun!
July 3: Build a Small Boat with Nature Items
July 10: Shadow Art
July 17: All About Bubbles
July 24: Paint with Nature
July 31: Build a Bird House with Nature Items
August 7: Anything but a Paint Brush
August 21: Get Messy with Chalk Paint
NOTE: Drop off and pick up is at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre, please have proper footwear, dress for the weather, a hiking backpack with a hydro water pack is recommended, pack snacks, a towel and swimsuit, as we may head to the Spray Park each day if its hot, sunscreen, bug spray and a hat.

PARK-TASTIC FUN
DATE: Thursday, July 4, 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8, 22
AGES: All ages welcome
TIME: 10:30 am -12:30 pm
COST: Free

We are taking street play to the parks this year. Join the programmers at a different park each week for some fun that will include music, games, chalk, bubbles and more! All ages are welcome to join, and we encourage you to bring a lunch and have a picnic!
July 4: Lions Park – Phase 1
July 11: Mt. Hamell Park (aka Butterfly Park) -Phase 2
July 18: Mt. Stearn Park (aka Pizza Park) – Phase 3
July 25: Sheldon Coats School Park (Back side of school) – Phase 4
August 1: Phase 5 Park with the Hill on Stern Cres
August 8: Grassy Hill Park – Phase 6
August 22: Spray Park (Central Park by the Grande Cache Recreation Centre)

ROLLER RINK
DATE: Thursday, July 4, 11, 18, 25 & August 1, 8 &, 22
AGES: 5 – 17
TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
COST: $5.00 for each session
LOCATION: Curling Rink

Roller Rink is back!!! Bring your roller skates, roller blades, Heelys, skateboards, or scooters to enjoy an afternoon of roller rink fun! The roller rink lights will come on, and there will be music, games, and a seating area where you can hang out while you take a break.

*BONUS FITNESS YOUTH PROGRAM*

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY – FITNESS CENTRE
DATE: Wednesdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Aug 7, 14, 21
AGES: 15 – 17
TIME: 1:00 – 3:00 pm
COST: $46.80

Participants will be provided guidance to improve their techniques on exercise execution, adhere to proper gym etiquette, and ensure safety around equipment usage. Over the course of this 8-week program, gain comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and the art of designing workout programs incorporating blends of weightlifting and bodyweight movements, as well as aerobic and anaerobic conditioning exercises designed to enhance the athleticism and overall physical readiness of participants. This program extends a warm invitation to both athletes and non-athletes, irrespective of their athletic background.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
The deadline to register for most programs will be the day before each program.
The AGONY OF DE FEET program deadline is July 3 by the end of the day. All information for what is needed for this program will be sent out after you register.
Please have your child dress for the weather, as we are outside for most of the programs.
Please have your child bring a water bottle, snacks, proper footwear, and a backpack. (Hydro pack is recommended)
If your child is not feeling well, please keep them at home.
Drop off and pick up are in the Programs room (the old Pre-School room) unless stated otherwise.

Ways to register for these programs:
1. Online: https://app.bookking.ca/grandecachereccentrepub/index.asp
2. In person at the Grande Cache Recreation Centre, 10450 Hoppe Ave, Grande Cache, AB T0E 0Y0

For more information, please contact the Recreation Centre at 780.827.2446.