Township of Woolwich

Woolwich Memorial Centre Recreation Programs

 

REGISTRATION FOR FALL PROGRAMS

Fall Program Registration:- Tuesday August 30  6:30 am In line at the WMC Customer Service Desk or On-Line at www.woolwich.ca/register

View our printable Fall 2016 Program Descriptions & Schedule


 NEW PROGRAMS:       

 Register at the Customer Service counter at the WMC or on line at  www.woolwich.ca/register

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Preschool, Children & Youth Programs -WMC

 

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS AT WOOLWICH MEMORIAL CENTRE

DAY & TIME COST
HST Incl

Soccer Tots (2-3 and 4-5 years):
A fun and intereactive way for preschoolers to learn the fundamentsals of soccer including dribbling, shooting, passing and playing on a team.
2-3 year of age parent participation required

Fall
Sat
2-3 yrs
10:00-10:45
am

4-5 yrs
10:45-11:30 am 
Oct 15-Dec 3

$56

 Little Sneakers: Ages 2-3 and 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.

2-3 years parent participation required.

 Winter
Jan 21-Mar 11
2-3 years
10-10:45 am

4-5 years
10:45-11:30 am

 $56

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.

  Fall 
Mon
Oct 17-Dec 5
10-10:45am


Winter
Mon
Jan 9-Mar 6
10-10:45 am 
No class Feb 20

 $56

New! Diaperfit-Parent & Tot Aquafit:
An aquafit class for parents, and splash time for kids! this program is designed for children 6 months-3 years, who have the ability to support their heads. Children will be seated in floatation seats that remain in direct contact with the parent.

This program is structured with 30 minuts of aquafit and 15 mins of playtime

   Thurs
Sep 29-Dec 8
2:15-3:00 pm

     Fri
Sep 30-Dec 9
6:15-7:00 pm


Thurs
Jan 12-Mar 9
2:15-3 pm

Fri
Jan 13-Mar 10
6:15-7 pm

Fall
 $55
11 classes


Winter
$45
9 classes

CREATIVE PROGRAMS:

 
KW Symphony Concert (5yrs  and under)
WMC is thrilled to be hosting the KW Symphony-Kinderconcerts Series 2016. Pre-concert activities are free with enrollment! Tickets on sale at the WMC Customer Service Desk or through the Symphony website.
   Fall     
Sat  
Oct 29
  9:30 am
Winter
Sat
Feb 4
Apr 22
9:30 am

Adult $13
Child  $11

New! Baby and Tot Wet Clay Hands and Feet (3 months-3 years) 
Kids grow up in a "blink of an eye", so impress their little hand and foot into Wet Clay, preserving the moment in time when they are so little. Press then decorate with an assortment of stamps! The impression is kiln-fired, clear glazed and ready in 3-4 weeks. Foot option only for children under 2 years. Parent assistance is required.

    
Fall
Sat
    Nov 5
9:30-10:15 am
10:15-11 am
Winter
Sat
Feb 18
9:30-10:15 am
10:15- 11 am

 $15/class

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YOUTH & PRETEEN PROGRAMS AT WOOLWICH MEMORIAL CENTRE

DAY & TIME COST
HST Incl

Active Programs: 

 

 

Multi-Sport (6-12 yrs):
This dynamic program will introduce and teach participants skills in a variety of popular sports including basketball, soccer, badminton, pickleball, ball hockey and more! Participants will meet others and gain confidence through individual and team activities.

Fall
Sat
Oct 15-Dec 3
11:30-12:30pm


Winter
Sat
Jan 21- Mar 11
11:30 am-12:30 pm 

 $56

Kids' Yoga (7-11 yrs):
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 

Fall 
Tue
Oct 4-Nov 22
5-5:45pm 

 $56

Teen Yoga (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.

Fall 
Tues
Oct 4-Nov 22
4:15-5:00 pm

 $56

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

Fall
Wed
Oct 5-Nov 23
6:00-6:45 pm


Winter
Wed
Jan 18-Mar 8
6-6:45 pm

 $56

White Heron Martial Arts Karate (4 years and up)
Build confidence, physical and mental skills through Karate self-defense classes! Program run and designed by Dave Hoover, qualified fourth degree blackbelt in Goju-ryu Karate.
To Register:
Email dave@whiteheronmartialarts.com

Mon & Wed
5-5:50pm 
Q-belts
(All ages)

6:10-7pm
White belts
(ages 4-6)

Fri
5-5:50pm
Weapons & Sparring

 96 classes
$499

New Member trial:
2months $25/mo
Includes free uniform

Learn to Dive: Ages 6-14
Learn to Dive is an exciting new program for children ages 6-14 who are comfortable swimming in the deep end and looking for an alternative to regular swimming lessons. We will work on the basics of diving, including jumps, form, and safe diving. No previous diving experience necessary.

Fall
 Wed
   7-8pn
Sept 28-Dec 7
  11 weeks


Winter
Wed
Jan 11-Mar 8
7-8 pm
9 weeks

 Non Resident $110.55 Fall
$90.45  Winter

Resident
$96.03 Fall
$78.57 Winter

Contemporary Lyrical Dance:
If you like to move, join Dee-Enna in an introductory lyrical/contemporary dance class where you will have the best of both worlds! This class will get you moving to tell stories, and make new friends along the way.
No previous dance experience required.

Fall
 6-8 year olds
  Thurs
     4-5 pm
Sep 22-Nov 10

9-12 year olds
  Wed
   7-8 pm
Sep 21- Nov 9


Winter
6-8 year olds

 $56

Tap Dance:
Are you ready to get out your dancing shoes? Join Dee-Enna to experience and learn tap dancing with a modern and contemporary twist! Get tapping!
No previous dance experience required.

Fall
6-8 year olds
Thurs
5-6 pm
Sep 22-Nov 10

9-12 year olds
Wed
8-9 pm
Sep 21-Nov 9


Winter
6-8 year olds
Thurs
5-6 pm
Jan 19- Mar 9

9-12 year olds
Wed
8-9 pm
Jan 18-Mar 8

 $56

 WORKSHOPS:

 

 Cost HST incl

New! Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds! Ages 11-14
Go Girls! is an opportunity for girls to participate in fun activities and engage in exciting discussions that encourage active living and balanced eating. The program also focuses on supporting girls to be happy with themselves. Facilitated by Big Brothers Big Sister of Waterloo Region.

Fall
Wed
6:30-8 pm
Oct 19-Nov 30


Winter
Wed
6:30-8 pm
Jan 25-Mar 8 

Free
Participants must preregister

Check out Leadership Courses and Workshop program descriptions for Youth and Adult

 

 

 

 CREATIVE PROGRAMS:

 

 

 

Bakers's Dozen (7-12 yrs):
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.

Fall
Mon
6-8 pm
Nov 7-28


Winter
Mon
6-8 pm
Jan 23-Feb 13

 $50

New! Clay Program 6-12 years
Parent assistance is required for kids under 9 years. Mould, decorate and paint your creations! Dress for a bit of a mess and be ready for some fun. Creations are kiln fired, clear glazed and ready for pick up in 3-4 weeks.

Fall: Create you own Santa treat bowl
Winter: Create your own  hedgehog in wet clay  


Fall
Sat
11:15am-12:30 pm
Nov 5


Winter
Sat
11:15-12:30 pm
Feb 18

 $20/class

 NEW Little Stampers- Kids Card Classes (5-14 yrs):
Create papercraft projects like cards, scrapbooks, gifts and more in our Little Stamper's class! Each class will have a different theme, including holidays, teacher appreciation, seasons, birthday and thank you cards. All supplies included in the class fee. Parent participation required for children under 9 years.

Class Themes: Sep- Thanksgiving                                     Oct- Halloween
                      Nov- Advent Calendar                                Dec- Christmas Tags
                      Jan-Valentine's Day for the Classroom         Feb-Punch Art Cards
                     

Sat
10 am-12 pm

Sep 24
Oct 29
Nov 26
Dec 17
Jan 28
Feb 25

 $20/class

Lego Builders (5-7 and 8-12 yrs):
Join other LEGO fans for building challenges and weekly themed builds. Bring your creativity, we provide the LEGO. 

Group A = 5-7 years
Group B = 8-12 years

Fall
Wed
Sep 28-Nov 16
   
Group A
5-6 pm
Group B
6-7 pm


Winter
Wed
Jan 18-Mar 8

Group A
5-6 pm
Group B
6-7 pm

  $56

Guitar Lessons (6-15yrs): Learn to play guitar in this beginner class, learning basic techniques and music theory! Please bring paper, pen, pick and a guitar. Rental guitars are available at an additional cost of $40/ session

Fall
Thur
Sep 22-Nov 24
4:30-5:30 pm


Winter
Thurs
Jan 12-Mar 9
4:30-5:30 pm

Fall
$70
10 weeks

Winter
$63
9 weeks

PD DAYS,Christmas Camps, March Break Camps and Friday Kids Night Out

 Fall & Winter

Cost HST incl

PD Days at the WMC: Ages 5-12 years
Join us for a full day program that includes swimming, crafts, games and loads of activities! Lunch options include hot dog or grilled cheese, fries or popcorn, water or apple juice
Supervised drop off: 8-9 am, supervised pick up 4-5 pm

Fall
Fri
9 am - 4 pm
Sep 23, Nov 18


Winter
Fri
Jan 27
9 am - 4 pm

$41/ day

$7/ lunch

Christmas & March Break Camps:
Are you wondering how to keep your children active and having fun over the Christmas Holidays and March Break? The WMC playground team can help! Participants will skate, swim and play indoors and outdoors (weather permitting).
Supervised drop off: 8-9 am. Supervised pick up 4-5 pm

  Christmas Camps Dec 27,28,29,20 Jan 2,3,4,5,6,  
     9am-4 pm


    March Break
     Mar 13-17 
      9am-4pm

  $41/day

$7/ lunch

$142/ 4 days $178/ 5 days

Christmas Eve Cookie Caper:
Do you need a few hours to finish off your last minute Christmas preparations? Drop your children off where they will enjoy a supervised morning at the WMC! Activities include cookie decorating, skating, games and crafts!

    Sat. Dec 24
    9-11:30 am

$10/child

New Time! 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:
5:30-7 pm Craft,Sports or Games & Dinner
7-8 pm Swimming,
8-10 pm Movie & popcorn

         Fall
          Fri
     5:30-10 pm
   Sep 16, Oct 21,
   Nov 25, Dec 16


       Winter
          Fri
     5:30-10 pm
   Jan 20, Feb 17

$17/ Child/night

 For further information contact Customer Service 519-669-1647 X 7001 or email customerservice@woolwich.ca

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TEEN PROGRAMS

LEADERSHIP AND FIRST AID PROGRAMS TIMES  COST
 HST INCL.
Home Alone (Safety for Kids) 9- 12 years of age Fall
9 am-5 pm
Nov 18
Dec 27
Winter
9am-5 pm
Mar 4

$50/class

Optional
$7 /lunch

Babysitting Course (Rec Cross) 11-16 years of age Fall
9 am-5 pm
Sep 23
Winter
9 am-5 pm
Jan 27
$60/class
Optional
$7/lunch
NEW Youth Fitness Membership Preparatory Program 14 + years of age
The program covers the fundamentals of fitness training and safety in order to prepare candidates for futness centre usage. Individuals who successfully complete this program will qualify to purchase any of our fitness memberships and may use the centre.

Fall
Mon
Sep 19
5-7 pm

Winter
Tue
Jan 3
11 am-1 pm

Mon Mar 13
5-7 pm

 FREE

NEW Duke of Edinburgh Support-Bronze Level (Ages 14-24):

This program will support youth 14-24 as they register and begin achieving the requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Level Award. Candidates must possess course prerequisites before the start of the course, or, for age prerequisites, must be the minimum age by the last day of the course. Exceptions cannot be made, as they are mandated by certifying organizations and/or law. Thank you for understanding.

This internationally recognized Award is a process of personal and social development, challenging youth to try new things and work at activities they are passionate about. The Award looks great on post-secondary applications, scholarships, resumes and CVs.

The Award Leader will help participants plan their Award coompletion in each of the 4 sections (Service, Skills, Physical Recreation adn Adventurous Journey), and to research and develop the skills necessary to be successul in the program. Please note: the Bronze level of the Award takes a minimum of 6 months to complete, and this will not be done in one session of the program. The Award completion can be continued through support or on you own.

Fall
1st Thurs of month
6-8 pm
Oct 6-Dec 1

Winter
1st Thurs of month
6-8 pm

Jan 5-Mar 2

$42
Does not
includes Duke of Edinburgh registration.

 FIRST AID PROGRAMS

  COST HST INCL.

 LSS-Basic First Aid & CPR-A for Kids: 8-14 years of age

 Candidates must possess course prerequisites before the start of the course, or, for age prerequisites, must be the minimum age by the last day of the course. Exceptions cannot be made, as they are mandated by certifying organizations and/or law. Thank you for understanding.

Fall
Mon
Oct 17 and 24
5-8:30 pm
Winter
Thurs
Feb 16 and 23
5-8:30 pm
$ 49

 LSS Standard First Aid: 12 years of age

 Candidates must possess course prerequisites before the start of the course, or, for age prerequisites, must be the minimum age by the last day of the course. Exceptions cannot be made, as they are mandated by certifying organizations and/or law. Thank you for understanding.

 

Fall
Sep 24 and 25
9 am-6 pm

Nov 12 and 13
9 am-6 pm

Winter
Jan 21 and 22
9 am-6 pm

Mar 11 and 12
9 am-6 pm

$135.09

Manual
$15.14

Recert-LSS Standard First Aid: Last first aid course must be a LSS full course (2 days) with 3 years

 Candidates must possess course prerequisites before the start of the course, or, for age prerequisites, must be the minimum age by the last day of the course. Exceptions cannot be made, as they are mandated by certifying organizations and/or law. Thank you for understanding.

Fall
Sat
Dec 17
9 am-6 pm
Winter
Sat
Mar 4
9 am-6 pm
$76.80

We are hiring!
The Township is seeking enthusiastic, energetic individuals to work and volunteer within our pooo, program and fitness classes! Check up to date emplyment opportunities at: http://www.woolwich.ca/en/EmploymentOpportunities.asp

To volunteer (13 years +), email your resume to mhilborn@woolwich.ca

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BIRTHDAY PARTIES! Woolwich Memorial Centre

Celebrate your birthday with us!
Please note-Participants must provide a minimum of 1 Adult Supervisor for all parties.
Days & times subject to availability. Contact by email mhilborn@woolwich.ca with inquiries to book a birthday party at the WMC!

 BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES AT WOOLWICH MEMORIAL CENTRE
TIMES COST
HST INCL.
New Little Stampers Party Ages 6+:
Join us to make beautiful papercrafts, and for 1 hour of a Party Room Rental! Options include Paper Bag Scrapbook, Decorated Journal, 8"x10" Framed Paper Art, or 3 cards. Examples/samples are available at the WMC Customer Service Desk.
Additional adult support recommended for the crafting
Contact for availability $20/child
Min 5
Max 15 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 use 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.

Sat
1-3pm

$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.
Note: All Splash Bash Pool Parties must adhere to our Swim admission Policy, available at:
http://woolwich.ca/en/townshipservices/pool.asp#Pool_Admission_Policy
Participants must provide a minimum of 1 adult supervisor.  


Please email mhilborn@woolwich.ca with inquiries to book a birthday party at the WMC.

 

Sat and Sun afternoons

 

Full Pool $251.72

Leisure Pool only $151.24

 


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 Adult Registered Recreation Programs- Woolwich Memorial Centre

ADULT PROGRAMS AT WOOLWICH MEMORIAL CENTRE TIME COST
HST INCL

ACTIVE & WELLNESS PROGRAMS:

 

 

Brain Fitness with the Body, Mind, and Movement Program(55+):
This scientifically-based, physical workout created specifically for cognitive stimulation. Whether you are concerned about dementia, or simply want to maintain a healthy brain, BM & MPTM is a tune-up for your brain and teaches you important techniques for maintaining you cognitive health. A light-hearted, feel-good workout that is good for your body as it is for your brain.
!

Fri
Sep 16-Dec 16
9:45-10:45 am
11-11:45 am


Fri
Jan 6-Mar 17
9:45-10:45 am
11-11:45 am

$8 drop-in
$4 for Senior's Centre Members

NEW Bone Fit/Osteoporosis (55+):
A safe exercise program, aimed at helping you stay healthy and reduce the risk of fractures!

Fall
Mon
Sep 19-Dec 19 9-9:50 am


 

Winter
Mon
Jan 9-Jun 26 9-9:50 am

 

 

$8 drop-in
$4 for Senior's Centre Members

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.

Fall
Sep 27-Dec 10
32 sessions
Tue & Thurs
8:30-10 pm

Sat
7-8:30 am

No class
Oct 8


Winter
Jan 7-Mar 11
28 sessions
Tues & Thurs
8:30-10 pm
Sat
7-8:30 am

Fall

Full session
$224

22 passes
$165

11 passes
$88


 

Winter

Full session
$196

18 passes
$135

9 passes
$72

Adult Tap Class (Beginner/Intermediate):

Are you ready to get out your dancing shoes? Join Dee-enna to experience and learn tap dancing with a modern and contemporary twist! You won't be disappointed as you get in your workout while having fun!

Fall
Thurs
Oct 6-Dec 8
8-9pm
Winter
Thurs
Jan 19-Mar 9
8-9 pm

Fall
$80


Winter
$64

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!

 


Tues
12:15-1:15pm

Thurs
10-11am 

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

Self Defence for Women

This course provides women with simple, practical self-defense techniques that are easy to learn and basic. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Over the 6 weeks, students will be empowered with learning strategies to avoid and mitigate violence. All fitness levels welcome. No prior training required. Course is taught by Dave Hoover, 4th Degree Karate Blackbelt.

Fall
Mon
Nov 7-Dec 12
7:30-8:15 pm


Winter
Mon
Jan 23-mar 6
7:30-8:15 pm

No class Feb 20 

 $107.35

$77.97
for Fitness Centre Members

Adult Badminton:
Park Manor School Double Gym. Recreational Badminton coordinated by Joanne V.
Session length may vary based on school availability.


Fall
Mon
Sep 19-Dec 12
7-9:30 pm

No class Oct 10


Winter
Mon
Jan 9-Apr 24
7-9:30 pm

No Class Feb 20, Mar 13, Apr 17

Fall   $84
12 weeks

 

 

 

Winter $91 13 weeks

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

Fall
Tue
Sep 20-Dec 13
7:30-9:30pm


Winter
Tue
Jan 10-Apr 25
No Class Mar 14

 

Fall $91
13 weeks

Winter $105
15 weeks


$8 drop-in

 CREATIVE PROGRAMS

 

 COST
HST INCL

NEW DSLR Photography Course:
This DSLR class is designed for beginners who want to learn and understand their camera. this class will cover understanding camera controls, exposure, shutter speed, depth of field, ISO, and priority modes.
You will gain a whole new appreciation for your camera and see its potential. Join Brandon Haase from On The Edge Photography as he takes you through each camera lens.  

Tues
Oct 4-Nov 1
6:30-8:30pm

$80

 NEW FREE How to Decide which DSLR Camera is for You! Workshop:
How do you decide which DSLR camera to buy?There is an increasing array of them on the market and several factors to consider. Join photographer Brandon Haase from On the Edge Photography as he takes you through each camera lens.

Tue
Sep 27
7-8pm

 FREE Must Register in advance

 NEW Guitar Lessons:
Learn to play guitar in this beginner class, learning basic techniques and music theory! Please bring paper, pen, pick and a guitar. Rental guitars are available at an additional cost of $40 per session.

Thurs
Sep 22-Nov 24
5:30-6:30pm 


Winter
Jan 12-Mar 9
5:30-6:30 pm

Fall $80
10 weeks 

 

Winter $72
9 weeks

 

NEW Quick & Simple Card Classes:
Create beautiful, handmade cards in this monthly workshop series! In each class, you will create 4 cards based on different themes, including holidays, season, birthday and thank you cards. Save yourself a trip to the store to buy a card the next time you head to a get together!

Class Themes:
Sep-Kids cards: 4 birthday cards for the little ones in your life
Oct- Fall themed cards, highlighting the rich colours of autumn
Nov- Christmas/Holiday cards
Dec- More Christmas/Holiday cards
Jan- Everyday Occasions -birthday, thank you,sympathy and note card
Feb- Birthdays- 4 adult birthday cards
Mar- Special occasions-wedding, baby, anniversary, congratulations

Fall
Thurs
7-9pm

Sep 8
Oct 13
Nov 10
Dec 8


Winter
Thurs
7-9 pm

Jan 12
Feb 9
Mar 9

 $20/class

 New Calligraphy Class:

Try your hand at the beautiful art of calligraphy! You will learn to letter beautiful envelopes, do scrapbook layouts and write invitations. You can use calligraphy with art designs and creative expression.
You can purchase the supplies- pen, nib and ink at the classes. Please bring $6 cash to class.

Fall
Sat
Oct 1 and 8
10 am-12 pm 


Winter
Sat
Jan 7 and Feb 4
10 am- 12 pm

 $30

Supplies not included

 Do you have a program idea that you would like to see at the WMC? Let us know via Facebook (Woolwich Memorial Centre) or by emailing customerservice@woolwich.ca

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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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