Winter 2019 Programs


Online Registration Starts  December 30th

In Person Registration will be January 7th, 6:30-7:30pm, North Park Wilson School Multipurpose Room. 

Programs may be cancelled if an insufficient number of registrations are received by January 7th to allow the program to proceed.  Please register early!  A fee of $10 will apply to late registrations after January 7th.

NEW THIS YEAR:  A separate community association membership (NPRHCA or other) is no longer required for participation in our programs!

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Winter 2019 Program Descriptions

Baseball Training for Girls

Two great programs for girls instructed by NCCP Provincial Level Certified Coach Melissa Meacham: 

  • Coach of Saskatoon Royals Baseball

  • 1st Girl to play AAA in Saskatoon

  • Named Female Athlete of the Year St. Lawrence College 2006

  • Member of Team Ontario Women’s Basketball Team 2011

BASEBALL SKILLS FOR GIRLS – FREE!Learn baseball in a non-competitive, positive environment.  Covers tips & techniques, catching, throwing, pitching, hitting, baseball rules, and how to be a positive team member.  Provided free through City of Saskatoon Youth Grant. 

  • Ages 10 – 14: Free

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Gym

  • Time: Monday 5:30-6:30pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 25 (8 classes), no classes Jan. 28, Feb. 18 & Mar. 11

ADVANCED BASEBALL SKILLS CAMP FOR GIRLS - Get ready for 2019 baseball season by honing your skills of catching, hitting, pitching, and fielding, making you a better ball player.  Includes one session at Going Yard Training Centre.  Participants must have had at least one season of league play.

  • Ages 12 – 14: $80

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Gym

  • Time: Monday 6:30-7:30pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 25 (8 classes), no classes Jan. 28, Feb. 18 & Mar. 11

Drawing with Pencil

Professional artist Brooklyn Hill will guide you through the basic drawing concepts required to finish a still life drawing, using a simple mechanical pencil.  Program includes:

  • How to draw an outline when it comes to faces/landscapes/animals

  • How to start once your outline is drawn

  • How to direct your drawing to a specific location (focal point)

  • The difference between a soft and hard shade and when to use them

  • How to draw realistic features, and/or a 3D object

  • Building skin, fur, hair and plant texture in a drawing

  • How to build depth and contrast in a drawing; how to build depth and darkness without getting a shine

Participants to provide their own materials.  A list will be provided after registration.

  • Ages 13+: $30

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Art Room

  • Time: Wednesday 7-8pm, Jan. 16 to Mar. 13 (8 classes), no class Feb. 20

Learn to Sew – Bags!  

Progressive project:  Start with a simple tote, work up to a duffle.  All sewing levels welcome.  Bring your own machine, tools and materials. A list will be provided after registration.

  • Ages 13-19: $65, Ages 20+: $85

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Art Room

  • Time: Monday 7-8:30pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 25 (8 classes). no classes Jan. 28, Feb. 18 & Mar. 11

Parent & Tot Wiggle & Dance

Come spend some quality time with your child while being physically active.  This class is going to focus on creative expression through movement, songs and play.  We will get to know some guided routines and have the opportunity to express our uniqueness in a free learning environment as well. Inspiration from things such as hula-hoops, scarfs, balls, ribbons, music, books, art and each other will be introduced throughout the program.  Register in pairs: child & caregiver.

  • Ages 2-5 and caregiver: $45/pair

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Multipurpose Room

  • Time: Tuesday 6:30-7:15pm, Jan. 15 to Mar. 12 (8 classes), no class Feb. 19

Karate

Shotokan karate is a Japanese martial art with roots stemming from Okinawa.  It is the most wide spread form of karate with clubs located all around the world.  Shotokan karate is primarily an empty handed striking and kicking martial art; however, take-downs and throws are also included in the system’s repertoire.  Shotokan karate can be classified as a number of things including: an effective system of self-defense; an avenue for competition; a healthy form of exercise; a performing art; a method of physical education (great for cross training); and, a great method for controlling tension/stress. Shotokan karate is a great activity for both young and old, and an activity that can include the entire family.  Bare feet and comfortable clothing are suggested for this program.

FAMILY/BEGINNER KARATE - For those new to Karate or looking for a workout for the whole family to enjoy.

  • Ages 6-15: $65, Ages 16+: $85

  • Location: Ecole St. Paul Gym (Edward Ave Entrance)

  • Time: Mondays & Fridays 7-8pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 29 (16 classes), no classes Jan. 18 & 28, Feb. 18 & 22, Mar. 8 & 11

ADVANCED KARATE - For the more seasoned participant.

  • Ages 6-15: $65, Ages 16+: $85

  • Location: Ecole St. Paul Gym (Edward Ave Entrance)

  • Time: Mondays & Fridays 8-9pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 29 (16 classes), no classes Jan. 18 & 28, Feb 18 & 22, Mar. 8 & 11

Muscle sculpting with andrea from pave fitness

This class focuses on strengthening and conditioning the upper/lower body and core region.  Balance and stability is also incorporated.  All workouts are thoroughly designed with proper progressions.  There is modification and advancements made for each exercise to fit each fitness level.  Various equipment is used including - body weight, dumbbells, benches, medicine balls and more!  All fitness levels welcome! 

  • Ages 13+: $45

  • Location: Ecole St. Paul Gym (Edward Ave Entrance)

  • Time: Mondays 6-7pm, Jan. 14 to Mar. 25 (8 classes), no classes Jan. 28, Feb. 18 & Mar. 11

yoga with brent

Gentle yoga suitable for all fitness levels.  Basic poses help you align your body and spirit while working on balance, strength and flexibility.  Please bring your own mat.

  • Ages 13+: $50

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Multipurpose Room

  • Time: Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm, Jan. 16 to Mar. 20 (9 classes), no class Feb. 20

Yoga with Christine

A multilevel Vinyasa Yoga class, guiding participants through a variety of postures.  Options are made available to ensure that everyone finds a safe and comfortable space to breathe and stretch together.  The class is a combination of movement through upright poses, ground work, and always closing with a relaxation component.  All are welcome.  Please bring your own mat. 

  • Ages 13+: $55

  • Location: Ecole St. Paul Gym (Edward Ave Entrance)

  • Time: Thursdays 6-7pm, Jan. 17 to Mar. 28 (10 classes), no class Feb. 21

bellyfit with caralee

Do you love to Dance?  Do you love Yoga and Pilates?  Do you want to feel empowered and strong?  Then Bellyfit is the perfect class for you!  With its perfect blend of Dance, Fitness & Yoga inspired moves, this class is intelligently designed for the female body specifically working to help strengthen and support the muscles of the pelvic floor.  Set to a soundtrack of booty shaking beats and ambient tracks to set the mood, you'll get a beautifully compact 60 minutes of holistic fitness.

40 minutes of stress reducing cardio dance, and 20 minutes of Pilates & Yoga inspired work with stretching and Meditation.  Please bring your own yoga mat. New routines for the Winter Program!

  • Ages 13+: $55

  • Location: Ecole St. Paul Gym (Edward Ave Entrance)

  • Time: Thursdays 7:15-8:15pm, Jan. 17 to Mar. 28 (10 classes), no class Feb. 21

open Badminton

Open gym time for pick-up games of badminton.  Everyone welcome!  Please bring your own racket and birdies.

  • Ages 13+: $15

  • Location: North Park Wilson School Gym

  • Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30-10pm, Jan. 15 to Mar. 21 (17 classes), no classes Feb. 7, 19 & 21


To see the complete City of Saskatoon Leisure Guide click on the image at right.

Do you have questions/suggestions about programs, or an interest in being an instructor?  Email us at nprh.programs@gmail.com or call 306-500-8234.

We try to keep this webpage up to date.  Please also refer to our Facebook page www.facebook.com/nprhca for last minute changes and more information.

 
 
 

In an effort to ensure everyone who wants to participate in a program can, the NPRH Community Association offers cost-as-a-barrier assistance to those facing financial hardships.  To inquire/apply, please contact our Indoor Coordinating Team at nprh.programs@gmail.com or 306-500-8234.  All inquiries are kept confidential. 

Kidsport and Jumpstart may also be sources for assistance.