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Recreation Therapy Groups


Groups

New Virtual Group: Craft Corner! See Below. 

Virtual Craft Corner - NEW!

 

 

 

Dates:

Time

Ages

Contact

Mon/Apr 25 - May 16

4:30-5:30 p.m.

8-12yrs

Marisa Leung x2433

Description: Calling all crafty kids! Join us on zoom to complete our craft of the week! Some materials will be available for pick up at your home site one week prior to the group start - a full list of materials will be provided after registration. 

Participant Criteria:
 • Able to follow 2 step directions
 • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes


ErinoakKids and FIRST Robotics Lego STEM Program (Virtual)

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

Thurs/Apr 7 - May 19

Note: (no session May 5)

4:30-5:30 p.m.

6-9yrs

Marisa Leung x2433

Description: A virtual group program that will open new opportunities for kids to participate in a STEM experience. This program provides an opportunity to develop and refine STEM skills and learnings, all while making friends. Participants will work hands-on with LEGO® in interactive building activities. In this course you will:
 • Build a model used to demonstrate various STEM concepts; kinematics/projectile motion, static electricity, circular motion, gears, balance and Aerodynamics, Forces
 • Share and present your model with the team to practice presentation skills and receiving feedback
 Through a generous donation from FIRST Robotics Canada, all equipment will be provided on loan for this program. Pick up and return of this kit will be arranged upon registration. 

Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support for one hour
 • Interest in learning about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)


Virtual Teen Social Connect

 

 

 

  Dates 

  Time

  Ages

  Contact

1st and 3rd Tues:

April 5, April 19

May 3, May 17

June 7, June 21

4:30-5:30 p.m.

14-18yrs

Scheduling x3

Description: provides opportunities for teens 14 and up, to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.

Participant Criteria
 • Age: 14-18
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support 


Virtual Preteen Social Connect 

 

 

 

Dates 

Time

Ages 

Contact

2nd and 4th Tues 

April 12, April 26

May 10, May 24

June 14, June 28

4:30-5:30 p.m.

10-13yrs

Scheduling x3

Description: provides opportunities for kids 10-13 to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.

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


Virtual Circle Time

 

 

 

Dates

Time

Ages 

Contact

Tues/April 19 - June 21

6:00-6:45 p.m.

0-5yrs

Deanne Clipperton x2034

Wed/April 20 - June 22

10:30-11:15 a.m.

Description: This program provides an opportunity for participants and their families to enjoy socializing, music, movement and stories virtually with other clients and families.  Siblings are welcome to attend. 

Participant Criteria
 • Enjoys songs and stories
 • Able to attend with a caregiver


Virtual Hero Circles 

 

 

 

Dates

Time

Ages

Contact

Thurs/April 14 - June 2

5:30-6:30 p.m.

5-14yrs

Deanne Clipperton x2034

Description: The Heroes Circle is partnering with ErinoakKids. The Heroes Circle program, delivered by specially trained black belt martial artists, teaches children breathing, visualization, and relaxation techniques, in addition to traditional martial arts moves, to help empower children beyond the pain and trauma of childhood diseases and conditions.  This program is open to all children in pain, regardless of their cause and our program is free of charge to the Families who join us. Sensei Ilze van der Merwe will be teaching the program by Zoom for children of all abilities, aged 5 to 14. Siblings are welcome to attend as well.

Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate in virtual group program for 45-60 minutes
 • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes


Let's Get Moving (Virtual)

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

Thurs/Apr 28 - June 2

4:30-5:15pm

4-8yrs

Deanne Clipperton x2034

Description: This virtual activity-based play program was created to provide children and their caregivers with an opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate skill-based activities to promote physical literacy skills, such as balance, running, jumping and ball skills.  This program will help participants to develop skills required to stay active for life. 

Participant Criteria
 • Receiving or eligible for service with SBRS PT or Recreation Therapy
 • Able to follow 2 step directions
 • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes
 • Able to participate virtually with caregiver support 


Fit and Fun (Virtual)

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

Tues/Apr 19 - June 21

5:00-6:00 p.m.

6+ 

Marisa Leung x2433

Description: Body weight exercises and games with peers with the aim of staying active! 

Participant Criteria
 • Clients who attended fitness club or referred by PT


Robotics WeDo 2.0

 

 

 

 

Dates:

Time

Ages

Contact

Location

Mon/May 30 - June 20

4:30-5:30 p.m.

8-12yrs

Marisa Leung x2433

Brampton Site

Description: Participants will have the opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math concepts using  WeDo 2.0 Lego kits.

Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support for one hour
 • Interest in learning about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)


Circle Time Virtual

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

Tues July 12,19,26 Aug 16, 30, Sept 6 

6:00-6:45pm

0-5yrs

Deanne Clipperton x2034

Wed July 20, 27, Aug 17, Aug 31, Sept 7, Sept 14

12:00-1:00pm

Description: This program provides an opportunity for participants and their families to enjoy socializing, music, movement and stories virtually with other clients and families.  Siblings are welcome to attend. 

Participant Criteria
 • Enjoys songs and stories
 • Able to attend with a caregiver



Preteen Social Connect Virtual

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

July 12, 26, Aug 16, 30, Sept 13, 27

4:30-5:30

10-13yrs

Scheduling x3

Description: provides opportunities for kids 10-13 to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.

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



Teen Social Connect Virtual

 

 

 

Dates: 

Time

Ages: 

Contact

Monday July 11, 25, Aug 15, 29, 

Tuesday Sept 6, 20

4:30-5:30

14-18yrs

Scheduling x3

Description: provides opportunities for teens 14 and up, to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.

Participant Criteria
 • Age: 14-18
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support