Township of Woolwich

Woolwich Memorial Centre Recreation Programs

 Register in person at the Woolwich Memorial Centre or the Breslau Community Centre or here for online registration. Registration for  Aquatics ongoing. The Township reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient registration. Register early to guarantee that classes will be offered! 

Schedule Changes

NEW Babysitting Red Cross Course for 11 years of age and up- see listing under Youth and Teen Programs
NEW Make Your Own Pizza - Ages 7-12-see listing under Youth Programs
NEW Soups On-Upcoming adult workshop ages 18+, look under adult programs


Spring Registration:- March 10th 6:30 am In line at the WMC or On-Line at
Summer Registration:- June 16th 6:30 am In line at the WMC or On-Line at

 For a description of our Spring & Summer Programs click here.

Summer Playground Program:

To view the schedule, list of activities and costs for our Summer Playground Program click here.


  • Home Alone Safety for Kids
  • Waterpolo
  • Intro to Springboard Diving
  • LEGO (R) Builders
  • Baker's Dozen
  • Little Sneakers
  • Youth Multi-Sport
  • Triathlon Training: Kids & Teens
  • Recreational Sports: Lacrosse, Dodgeball, Ball Hockey


  • Great cooking Experience-Workshop Series
  • Feed Your Mind-Workshop Series
  • Recreational sports: Lacrosse, Dodgeball, Ball Hockey, Pickleball
  • Run club-Looking for Volunteers to help facilitate!

Watch for more information in upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 Community Guide.



Preschool, Children & Youth Programs -WMC



NEW Baby Sign Language, Ages newborn-walking

Understand your baby's needs using hand gestures for communication. Your baby will know how to communicate when they are hungry, want, more, if they are hot or cold, want hugs, and more. Promote language development, enjoy quality bonding time, and reduce frustration!

New Dates Coming

Contact Antonija if interested
519-669-6047 Or



 NEW Little Sneakers Ages 2-3 & 4-5 years

Toddlers and preschoolers will learn the basic skills for a variety of sports including soccer, basketball, floor hockey and cooperative games. Children will learn how to work as a team in a non-competitive environment. Parent participation is required for the 2-3 age group.

Apr 12-May 31
(2-3 yrs)
(4-5 yrs)


KW Symphony Concert, Ages 5 years and under
Kinderconcerts Series 2014/2015WMC is thrilled to be hosting the KW Symphony
Concert Theme: Toot,Band, Swish! KWS musicians & friends.
Pre-concert activities are free with enrollment.
Tickets on sale at the WMC Customer Service Desk or through the Symphony website

Apr 25
9:30am-early activities
10am Concert

Adult $13
Child $11

Mommy & Me Fitness
Improve your fitness alongside other new Moms while your child safely watches from their carrier. You will be guided through body conditioning exercises, leaving you feel energized for the day ahead with your bundle of joy! Join us in the warm leisure pool for water time at 11am. Kids all ages welcome!
Apr 13-Jun 8
8 wks

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NEW Babysitter Course (Red Cross) Ages 11+
Learn valuable caregiving and basic first aid skills. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies.

May 30 & 31


White Heron Martial Arts Karate- at the WMC -Ages 8-12
Build confidence, physical and mental skills through Karate self -defence classes! Program run and designed by Dave Hoover, qualified fourth degree blackbelt in Goju-ryu Karate.
To Registers: Email  
New Member Trial: 2 months:$25/mo. includes free uniform  

Mar 2-Jun 17
Mon & Wed


46 classes for $361

Kids' Night Out, Ages 5-12
Kids are invited to have a night out, so Mom and Dad can have one too! Kids' Night out includes:
5:30-7pm Craft & Dinner
7-8pm Swim,
8-10pm Movie & popcorn

Fri Apr 10
Fri May 15
Fri Jun 19

$17/ Child/day

PD Days at the WMC, Ages 5-12
Join us for a FULL day program that includes swimming, skating, crafts, james and loads of ACTIVITIES! Lunch options include hot dog or grilled chees, fries or popcorn, water or apple juice.

Supervised Drop-off: 8 am - 9 am
Program: 9 am - 4:45 pm
Supervised Pick-up: 4:45 - 5 pm

Apr 17
May 29
Jun 26

$40.50/ Day
$6/ Lunch Optional

 NEW Home Alone Safety for Kids (Safety on Site) Ages 9-12

Is your child ready to stay home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children and their families get ready for their child's first steps towards independence and being without adult supervision.

Program dates coming soon! 


NEW Lego Builders Ages 5-7 & 8-12 years.
Join other LEGO fans for building challenges and weekly themed builds. Bring your creativity, we provide the LEGO.

Apr 23-May 28
6:30-7:30pm (5-7yrs)


NEW Bakers Dozen 7-12 years
Do you have a sweet tooth? This is the course for you! This indroductory baking course will teach you the basics for how to bake a variety of items including cookies, cakes, cupcakes and brownies.

 Apr 20-May 11
Mon 6-8pm

$46 4 weeks supplies included 

NEW Multi-Sport Ages 6-12
This dynamic program will introduce amd teach participants skills in a variety of popluular sports including basketball, soccer, badminiton and more! Participants will meet others and gain confidence through individual and team activities.

Apr 12- May 31
Sun 11:30am-12:30pm 


NEW Springboard Diving-CADA Level 1 Ages 5-12
Dive Ontario's Learn to Dive program is nationally recognized and taught by qualified instructors. Ability to swim 25 metres and comfort in deep water required.

 Special indroductory class will be offered Spring 2015
Stay Tuned!


NEW Triathlon Training for Kids Ages 8-12
Get your son/daughter ready for the 2015 triathlon season!
Participants will have fun practicing triathlon, skills, drills and building endurance! Ability to swim 50 metres and comfort in deep water required.

Apr 25-Jun 6


NEW Triathlon Training for Teens  Ages 13-17
Our Red Cross Sport program introduces teens to triathlon swim training, followed by a dry-land programwhich includes running, cycling and transitions.  

Apr 19-May 17

 $49/4 weeks

NEW Recreational Sports: Lacrosse, Dodgeball, Ball Hockey
New recreational sports programs for youth of a variety of ages coming Summer 2015 at the WMC

Details coming soon!
Contact Antonija
if interested! 


NEW Youth Fitness Membership Preparatory Program Ages 13-15
This program covers the fundamentals of fitness training and safety in order to prepare candidates for fitness centre usage. Individuals who successfully complete this 4 session program will qualify to purchase any of our fitness membership and may use the centre.

Prepartory training sessions will be organized based on demand, Contact Antonija to be added to the candidate list


Kids' Yoga Ages 7-12
This program will ground children and connect them with their inner self to create a more powerful and confident individual.
*Parents may participate with child 

Apr 7-Jun 2

$63/9 wks

Zumba Kids(R) Ages 5-12
Zumba Kids (R) classes are high-energy fitness parties that offer real results! Packed with specially choreographed routines & latest music like hip-hop, reggaeton and cumbia, Zumba Kids(R) classes increase focus and self-confidence, boost metabolism and improve coordination. Zumba Kids classes make getting fit a fun family experience.

Apr 8-May 13
 $42/ 6 weeks

 March Break Camp: Ages 5-12

A week long program of fun filled activities! Children will be participating in crafts,k games, off site activities and daily swimming and skating in a safe, supervised environment.

8-9 am     Early Supervised Drop-off
9-4:30pm Program
4:30-5pm Supervised Pick-up

Mar 16-20

$6/lunch Optional

Teen Yoga Ages 12-16
Introduces young adults to the concepts of yoga. This program will connect them with their inner self to create a more powerful and confident individual. 

Apr 7-Jun 2

Teen Lean to Swim ages 13-18
Looking to learn or improve your swimming? Sign up to teen swimming lessons this fall!
Levels offered:
Swim Basics 1: Introduction to swimming with focus on front swim 
Swim Basics 2:
Focuses on developing front and back crawl, establishing comfort in deep water, and increasing the swimming distance.

Mar 23-Jun 8
Resident: $125.40

 For further information contact Customer Service 519-669-1647 X 7001 or email

Register online or at the WMC for Sep 2, 2014

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES! Woolwich Memorial Centre

A variety of Party Packages are available for kids 4 -16 and older. Each party comes with your very own Birthday Party Host.
Please note Participants must provide a minimum of 1 Adult Supervisor for all parties.
Days & times subject to availability. Contact Contact Customer Service at 519-669-1647 ext. 7001 or

Crafty Creations Extravaganza! Party, Ages 4+
For children 4 and older this party package includes 75 minutes of supervised games and crafts led by your Party Host and 45 minutes for food, cake and presents!
Participants must provide a minimum of 1 adult supervisor.
$145 up to
10 children
CHILLIN' Zone Party, Ages 8+
Woolwich Community Services is throwing open the doors of the YOUTH CENTRE to host the coolest parties of the year!
Enjoy 2 hours of unlimited us of Wii, X-Box, Rock Band, Pool and Air Hockey.  Your party host will help with all game setup and play.
Participants must provide a minimum of 1 adult supervisor.


$170 up to
10 children
Splash Bash Pool Parties
Enjoy 1 hour of exclusive use of the pool and one hour of a Party Room rental for up to 50 people! Based on pool and room availability. Offer April 20-May 26 Only.
Participants must provide a minimum of 1 adult supervisor.  


Full Pool $251.72
Leisure Pool only $151.24


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 Adult Registered Recreation Programs- Woolwich Memorial Centre


NEW Great Cooking Experience-Workshop series
Enjoy a fun filled, hands-on culinary experience. Participants will explore a variety of dishes and learn different cooking methods with each workshop. You will be provided with a full belly, nutritional information, and recipes to take home.

Stay tuned for details.


Feed Your Mind -workshop series
Educational and fun workshops for adults! Learn new skills or try out new hobbies with our one-day workshops led by talented instructors and members of the community. Topics will include cooking, crafts, health and wellness, technology 101 and more!
Are you interested in running a workshop? Contact




Stay tuned for details.





Adult Fitness & Triathlon Swimming
A program for individuals seeking a gym alternative for fitness through swim training. The program is designed to enhance competitive swimming abilities, stroke techniques and personal fitness. Workouts will range from high intensity interval training to endurance training. Coaches create workouts that will help meet swimmers' individual and collective needs. Some swimming ability and knowledge of how to swim a workout, including pace times, is recommended.

Mar 24-Jun 25
Tues & Thurs

Full Session $280
28passes: $210
14 passes: $112

Contact for details

Adult Swim Lessons
Looking to learn or improve your swimming? Sign up for adult-only swimming lessons this fall/winter!
Levels offered:
Swim Basics 1: Introduction to swimming with focus on front swim
Swim Basics 2: Focuses on developing front and back crawl, establishing comfort in deep water, and increasing the swimming distance.
Visit for more information and level requirements!


Mar 25-Jun 3

Resident: $125.40

Non Resident: $143.88

Run Club
Interested in running but need some motivation? Come together at the WMC and join the run club!

Interested in facilitating a running group? We are looking for volunteers, please contact Antonija

Meditation Workshops
Slow down, relax and just breathe. Drop in after a busy day and learn the fundamentals of meditation and the benefits it brings through a focused mind.

Stay tuned for dates 

Tai Chi
Meditate in motion through slow, graceful, flowing postures and breathing exercises. Reduce stress and enhance strength and coordination. Leave feeling peaceful, relaxed and energized!

Dates: Stay tuned for dates


$8 drop in rate
$4 for Senior's Centre Members
Free for WMC Members

Line Dancing
NEW Levels: Absolute Beginner & Beginner Intermediate

Introduces participants to the benefits and joys of Line Dancing under the watchful eye of experienced Line Dance Instructor: Pat Wintermeyer.

Dates: Absolute Beginner-Mar 26-Jun 11
           Beginner Intermediate- Mar 26-Jun 11

Absolute Beginner
Thur 8-9pm

Thur 5-6pm


NEW Recreational Sports: Lacrosse, Dodgeball, Ball Hockey,Pickleball
NEW Recreational drop-in sports programs for aduclts coming Summer 2015 at WMC!

Details coming soon! 

Adult Co-ed Volleyball
Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS) Single Gym
Recreational Volleyball coordinated by Eric & Barb G. All abilities welcome!
Session length may vary based on school availability

Dates: Jan 6-Apr 28


Winter session ongoing until Apr 28

$8 drop-in

To Register:
In person: Customer Service Desk, WMC (Woolwich Memorial Centre)

All Program & Swim Registration Begins TuesdayDecember 16, 6:30am


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PAL Cards Available

 Application forms for Personal Attendant for Leisure Cards, also called PAL Cards, are available at the Woolwich Memorial Centre and at the main reception counter of the Township Administration Office at 24 Church Street West, Elmira.  The PAL card allows persons with a disability to be assisted by an attendant at the pool and in recreational programs.  Only the cardholder pays regular admission costs, the attendant is not charged admission. Contact the Accessibility Co-ordinator at 519-669-6005 for more information.

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