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Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
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T. (705) 746-2101
F. (705) 746-7461



The Town of Parry Sound offers recreation opportunities for all ages of community members.  For more information on adult recreation opportunities in Town, please click on the recreation program listed below.

Gentle Fit

Gentle Fit is a one-hour class combining low impact movement, strength training, mobility, flexibility, and balance exercises. This program is designed to help participants engage all major muscle groups including their brain, lungs and heart using aerobic movement and resistance bands.

 

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Ages: 65+

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, P2A 1C8

When: Mondays & Thursdays 9am - 10am

Session 1: September & October (14 classes):

Sept. 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29 (2022)

Oct. 03, 06, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 (2022)

 

Session 2: November & December (15 classes):

Nov. 03, 07, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28 (2022)

Dec. 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22 (2022)

 

Session 3: January, February & March (20 classes): 

Jan. 05, 09, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 (2023)

Feb. 02, 06, 09, 13, 16, 23, 27 (2023)

Mar. 02, 06, 09, 13, 16 (2023)

 

Session 4: March, April & May (20 classes):

Mar. 20, 23, 27, 30 (2023)

Apr. 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27 (2023)

May: 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 25, 29 (2023)

 

Cost: Rates per session vary based on the number of classes included

Session 1: $98.00 +HST 

Session 2: $105.00 + HST

Session 3: $140.00 + HST

Session 4: $140.00 + HST

Drop in Rate: $10.00

Register for this program

Visual Arts 101- Impressionism

Learn the skills and techniques to create masterpieces on canvas in the school of impressionism. Participants will work toward completing their own project and leave the class with the foundational skills to pursue the technique on their own. This 2-week program is led by Melissa Beasley. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own brushes. 

*Participation is limited- spaces with be reserved on a first come, first registered basis (payment in full is required)

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Ages: 18+

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, P2A 1C8

When: 6:00- 8:00pm

Fall Session: Nov. 08, 10, 15 & 17, 2022

Winter Session: Feb. 21, 23, 28 & Mar. 02, 2023

Cost: $110.00 per session

Register for this Program

Essentrics® Stretch and Tone 

Essentrics® Stretch and Tone is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening, while engaging all 650 muscles of the body. This 60-minute low-impact class will be comprised of standing-only exercises and will leave you feeling energized, youthful and healthy.

Core objectives of Essentrics® Stretch and Tone include:

  • rebalance muscles in the body
  • unlock tight joints
  • improve posture
  • tone and shape abs, core, arms, glutes
  • increase flexibility and strength

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, P2A 1C8

When: Sundays from 10-11am 

  • Session 1: Jan. 15, 22, Feb. 05, 12 & 19 
  • Session 2: Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 02, 16 & 23 
  • Session 3: Sept. 17, 24, Oct. 01, 15 & 22
  • Session 4: Nov. 05, 12, 19, 26 & Dec. 03 

Cost: $50.00 plus HST per session

What to Bring: Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat, and clothes to exercise in.

For More Info: Visit www.essentricswithcaroline.ca or email info@essentricswithcaroline.ca

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Floor Curling (Drop-in)

Floor Curling is a modified version of the Olympic sport of curling with one major difference – no ice!  It offers participants a great introduction to the game, or a way to continue your love for the game beyond the ice surface.

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre (Stanley Cup Hall), 7 Mary St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1C8

When: Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, beginning September 29, 2021.

What to Bring: Players should bring clean running shoes to play.  All equipment is provided!

Cost: $1 per person

Minds in Motion®

The Town of Parry Sound has partnered with the Alzheimer's Society of Muskoka to offer the Minds in Motion program.

Minds in Motion is a community-based social program that incorporates physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia and their care partners.  Through the 8-week Minds in Motion program, both the person living with dementia and their care partner can benefit from the following:

  • Increasing physical activity through gentle group exercise.
  • Establishing new friendships with others who are living with similar experiences.
  • Engaging in fun, social activities.

For more information on the program and its availability, please visit our Minds in Motion webpage by clicking the link below:

Minds in Motion

Pickleball (Drop-in)

Pickleball is a game similar to tennis, played on a smaller court with paddles and a wiffle ball.  Pickleball offers participants a terrific workout and social opportunities.  New players are welcome, and will be guided through the basic rules and technique of the sport.  Join in, and see why Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in North America!

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre (Stanley Cup Hall), 7 Mary St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1C8

When: Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, beginning September 29, 2021.

What to Bring: Players should wear athletic attire, and bring clean running shoes to play.  Although paddles and balls are available for use, participants are welcome to bring their own equipment too!

Cost: $1 per person

Line Dancing (Drop-in)

No Partner is necessary for this drop in dance activity! 

Line Dancing is a great activity for maintaining flexibility and balance, and is just downright fun for everyone!

No experience is required, all abilities are welcome to join. 

Beginners can arrive at 9:30am for additional instruction- regular class begins at 10am

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre (Stanley Cup Hall), 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, On, P2A 1C8

When: Fridays, 10am-11:30am (beginners from 9:30am-10am for additional instruction)

Cost: $1.00 per person

Adult Public Skate (Drop-in)

Adult public skate is available Monday-Thursday at the Bobby Orr Community Centre (BOCC). Please review our Community Calendar for the most recent schedule. 

  • CSA Helmet is recommended
  • No boots, strollers or wagons permitted- skates only

 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, On, P2A 1C8

When: Monday-Thursday from 12pm-1pm

Cost: $2.00

 

Indoor Walking (Drop-in)

Are you looking to keep active during the winter months? The Bobby Orr Community Centre will be open during scheduled times for individuals, and groups, to walk indoors- in the Stanley Cup Hall. 

This program is designed to allow older adults and seniors to maintain healthy lifestyles during our cold, and icy, Northern Ontario winters. 

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre (Stanley Cup Hall), 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound, On, P2A 1C8

When: Monday, 11am-12pm beginning September 26th- please check our Community Calendar for any program cancellations

Cost: $1.00

 

Shuffleboard (Drop-in)

Floor shuffleboard is now being offered in the Town of Parry Sound.  All equipment is provided, no experience necessary.  Come out for an afternoon of activity, socializing, and fun!  Please bring a pair of clean running shoes to play.

Where: Bobby Orr Community Centre (Stanley Cup Hall), 7 Mary St, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1C8

When: Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, beginning September 30, 2021.

What to Bring: Players should bring clean running shoes to play.  All equipment is provided!

Cost: $1 per person

Registration

Drop-in programs are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and pre-registration is not available. 

For more information on registering for recreation programs, please visit our Register for Programs page.

Program Cancellations and Dates

We may be required to cancel certain programs on specific days.  For a listing of program dates, visit our Community Calendar.

 

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