Baddeck Library – January 2017 Events
Learn to Skate – Winter 2017
Offering another session! Started Wed, Jan 18 – March 8, 2017 from 5 – 5:50 pm. For brand new skaters to kids who skate well! This program is for kids to learn to skate better as well! So if your child is interested in being apart of a fun atmosphere with friends to learn to skate they are welcome to come and check it out! The cost is only $80 and if someone wants to try it for the first week, you are welcome to do that and pay the rest the next week when the child is sure they want to come
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Memorial Hall, North River Bridge
Adult Chair Fitness Class
Improve your range of motion, coordination, strength and balance. Participants will do aerobic, strength training and stretching exercises while seated in a chair. Bring light weights or two bottles of water to use as weights. Class suitable for persons with all ranges of mobility. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Bring a bottle of water. Tuesdays: 10:30 – 11:30, starting Jan 17, St. Columba Parish Centre. Instructor: Theresa MacLean PTS, FIS. If school is cancelled at Rankin School of the Narrows the class will be cancelled for the day. Cost: $5.00 per class.
Sponsored and Supported by: Central Cape Breton Community Ventures, Wellness Committee and Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
Back to Basics Fitness Class
Thinking of starting an exercise program or expanding on your current workout? Join us for the The Back to Basics Workout. This workout involves; cardio, weight training, and stretching. Bring your yoga mat, hand weights and skipping rope. Thursdays: 10:30 – 11:30, starting January 19, St. Columba Parish Centre. Instructor: Theresa MacLean PTS, FIS. If school is cancelled at Rankin School of the Narrows the class will be cancelled for the day. Cost: $5.00 per class. Sponsored and Supported by: Central Cape Breton Community Ventures, Wellness Committee and Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
Gentle, Restorative Yoga
Tuesdays (Begins February 7th)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Take some “you time” with weekly relaxing yoga sessions at Baddeck Library, led by instructor Patsy MacKenzie. Sessions are offered Tuesday mornings before the library opens for the day, and they’re free. All are welcome! Proudly Supported by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), Baddeck Library, Cape Breton Regional Library, NS Thrive and NS Dept of Communities, Culture & Heritage
Seated Shen Zhen Gong
11 AM – 12 PM
Ten week session of sitting Shen Zhen Gong (a form developed by Master Li Jen Feng) started Wednesday, January 25, 11:00 a.m. – noon. Instructor Sarah MacDonald is a qualified practitioner.
Sheng Zhen Gong strengthens the body, relaxes the mind, balances the emotions, and reduces stress. Sessions are free, and all are welcome.
Gentle, Restorative Yoga
Certified Leader Instructor Patsy MacKenzie
Proudly Supported By Your Partners in Health:
-CBRL: Cape Breton Regional Library
-Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
Instructor: Dianne Quimby
Where: Gaelic College Weaving Centre
When: 8 Saturdays, January to March (weather permitting)
For: Ages 12+ | All levels
Cost: $80 (additional fees for materials used)
Contact: Call Dianne at 902-945-2226 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Group A: Saturday mornings | 9am-12pm
Ages: 12-18 | Beginner or Advanced Beginner
Learn to weave starting at square one
Group B: Saturday afternoons | 1pm-4pm
Ages: 18+ | Beginner to Skilled Weaver
Learn to weave or refresh your weaving skills
Indian Brook Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 2017 is a tournament at 7:00 p.m. Bring a partner. Other Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
Call Nancy for appointment @ 902.929.2745
A Nova Scotia curriculum-linked program for learning to bike, skateboard, scooter, and walk. It helps children and youth develop active transportation skill competency, confidence and safety, and encourages them to choose active transportation as a means to travel within their communities
Find out more about Making Tracks here: http://saferoutesns.ca/programs/making-tracks and here, http://saferoutesns.ca/images/uploads/eac_brochure_lowres.pdf
Thier Walking Safety program helps children learn about the rules for walking and crossing the street, how to dress appropriately for weather and terrain, and how to deal with some of the dangers they may encounter
They have resource manuals and passports available for those trained in Making Tracks to use. We also offer free loans of cycling tool kits, safety kits, skateboards, scooters and safety gear to assist your program once you’ve taken our leader training (train-the-trainer) and you’re ready to deliver a program. Check out their resources here: http://saferoutesns.ca/programs/making-tracks/program-resources
Also, there is also a great video on YouTube featuring their former Youth AT Coordinator, Jen McGowan, and our Making Tracks Project Officer, Adam Berry, who leads many of the MT events that they offer:
If you have any questions, please contact: Stephanie Johnstone-Laurette, Youth Active Transportation Coordinator, 2705 Fern Lane, Halifax NS, B3K 4L3 / tel. 902.562.5371 ecologyaction.ca
Proudly Supported in Partnership by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
Middle River Hall
No experience necessary. Jackie MacLellan
Proudly Supported in Partnership by Naturally Active for Life Victoria County
Women’s Hockey in Baddeck
Fee: Only $10.00
All ages and skill levels welcome.
For info contact: Elyane at email@example.com
Women’s Basketball in Baddeck
Wednesday 7:00pm Baddeck Academy
For info contact: Elyane at firstname.lastname@example.org
9:30 – 10:30 am
Indian Brook Fire Hall. $5 drop in or $25 for all sessions November through March. Questions or registration contact Rosemary McLean, 929-2727
Learn to Meditate
All library programs are FREE, and everyone is welcome. Call the library at 902 295 2055 for more information!
Baddeck Rugby Club
Goal of introducing basic rugby principles and flag rugby skills in a fun environment for kids. All you need to play is shorts and sneakers.
For more information on Baddeck Rugby, please contact Brian Macleod by e-mail to email@example.com
Come join us for some fun and physical activity. Equipment available for use. For further information, please contact Stephen Kerr by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proudly Supported By Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
Mondays: 6 to 8 pm – no school, no program
Fee: Only $3
Partners for Your Health:
CB-VRSB, Baddeck Academy, Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011), NS Department of Communities, Culture & Heritage and NS “Thrive”.
Baddeck/Whycocomagh Bobcats Minor Hockey
For further information, please contact Leigh Anne Buchanan, Registrar: email@example.com
Mens Basketball Program
Baddeck Academy – No school, no program. Jason Smith is Program leader.
A Social Group that meets every Monday afternoon at the Ross Ferry Fire Hall. Bring your project (Knitting, crocheting, etc.) or just bring your lovely self! All are welcome! Please join them from 1-3 pm. Contact Terri for further information 902.674.0148 or Terri@seasidehighspeed.com
Step Dance Lessons
With Margie Beaton
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
To register e-mail Margie@gaeliccollege.edu or call 295-3411
Started January 14, 2017
Beginner Language Class, Song Class, Youth Class, Gaelic Social Gathering
Mondays – 10:00 am to noon
44667 Cabot Trail Road. Beginner level and up, learning together. Contact Nona MacDonald-Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In lieu of payment, please donate to a food bank or charity of your choice.
10 Week Beginner Gaelic Class
Greenwood Manse with instructor Joyce MacDonald. Fàilte ro’n a h-uile duine