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Therapeutic Recreation: Winter 2017

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Winter 2017 Program Description

Family Skate ($100)

Providing an opportunity for ErinoakKids clients and their families to participate and explore skating as a fun leisure activity. Adapted skating equipment, such as sledges and skate mates, will also be available for participants to try.

Erin Mills Twin Arena
3205 Unity Dr, Mississauga

Mondays, 4:20pm – 5:20pm
Jan 9 – Mar 6
(no skate Feb 20)

Participant Criteria:
  • Ages: 3 and up
  • Participants must supply their own skates and wear a properly fitting skating helmet
  • One parent or guardian must attend the program with each client. If a parent is not able to assist on the ice, a volunteer can be placed with a client to support them while skating. Volunteers may be able to help siblings on a first come, first served basis, after support has been allocated to clients.


TRY IT ($80)

The goal of this program is to provide participants the opportunity to explore and increase leisure awareness by participating in a variety of recreation activities and leisure education sessions. This program will aim to increase awareness of leisure and opportunities available in the community.

ErinoakKids South Millway
2277 South Millway, Mississauga

Tuesdays, 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Jan 31 - Mar 7

Participant Criteria:
  • Ages: 6-10
  • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support
  • Able to follow directions


Little Chefs($80)

Participants have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills in meal preparation. Simple weekly menus will be planned and prepared, while learning kitchen safety, hygiene and clean up.

ErinoakKids Torbram Site
8177 Torbram Rd, Brampton

Thursdays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Feb 23 - Apr 20
(No class Mar 16)

Participant Criteria:
  • Ages: 8-13
  • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support
  • Able to demonstrate awareness of safety precautions in a kitchen environment


Active Start ($50)

A guided activity-based play program created for children with an intellectual disability that will allow children and their caregivers an opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate, skill-based sessions to promote basic motor skills such as balance, running, jumping and ball skills.

ErinoakKids Burloak Site
1122 International Blvd, Burlington

Wednesdays, 9:30am – 10:30am
Jan 18 – Mar 8

Participant Criteria:
  • Ages: 2-5
  • Able to walk independently with or without equipment
  • Able to attend with a parent or caregiver 

Girls Club ($60)

A social group for girls only! Activities may include yoga and meditation, crafts, social games, making a healthy snack and more.

ErinoakKids South Millway Site
2277 South Millway, Miss.

Wednesdays, 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Mar 22 – Apr 26

Participant Criteria:
  •  Ages: 10-13
  •  Able to participate in group activities and  discussion with minimal support

Bocce Club (FREE)

If you love to play Bocce or would like to learn this is for you! The goal of Bocce is to throw or bowl game balls so that they land as close as possible to a target ball. Bocce is played in over 42 countries and is one of the Paralympic Summer sports!

ErinoakKids South Millway Site
2277 South Millway, Miss.

Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Jan 12- Mar 9

Participant Criteria:
  • Ages: All
  • Able to participate in group activities with minimal support
  • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes
  • Interested in learning about adapted sport

**DROP IN program; no pre-registration required!


To register for any of the above programs: Jennifer Marck / 905.855.2690 x2623 /
Download registration form
For more information:
Marisa Leung / 905.855.2690 x2433 /
Deanne Clipperton / 905.855.2690 x2034 /

  • Only current ErinoakKids clients are eligible to participate unless otherwise stated. Participants must meet all participant criteria. New participants may be asked to complete an assessment to ensure suitability for the program. Acceptance to the program is at the discretion of the facilitator.
  • Programs do not provide one-to-one support for attendant care (lifting, toileting, or administration of medication) or behavioral support. If assistance is required, it is the responsibility of the parent/guardian or appointed attendant to fulfill these duties. Volunteers can only facilitate your child’s participation in activities and are not permitted to assist with these duties.
  • Registrations will be accepted until 1 week before the start date of the program. If you want to register after this please call ahead.
  • If registration is low the program may be canceled and fees will be fully refunded.y be canceled and fees will be fully refunded.
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