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Jack Purcell Community Centre

Jack Purcell Community Centre, courses for Swimming in the fall

Swimmers further develop the front and back glide with kick, front and back swim, jump into deep water, swim with a PFD in deep water, and swim 10 metres continuously.
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635302
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1632210
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632213
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on rhythmic breathing, moving forward and backward, front and back float with recovery, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1630102
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-6 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1630252
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1630253
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1630254
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1630255
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1630256
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on rhythmic breathing, moving forward and backward, front and back float with recovery, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Fri, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1631601
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1631615
    1 yrs-2 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
These lessons are designed to assist children to overcome a fear of the water or master a skill. A certified instructor will work on a one to one basis. This is not an 'earn a badge' program.
  • Tue, 4:30 pm-5 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632462
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632465
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-6 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632467
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632468
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632470
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Tue, 4 pm-4:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $442.25 1632459
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632479
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632481
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 10-Dec 10, $412.75 1632480
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 10, $412.75 1632478
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632477
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632476
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632475
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $412.75 1632474
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632501
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632506
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632512
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632515
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632517
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632524
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632526
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $412.75 1632528
    3 yrs-14 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
These lessons are designed to assist adults to overcome a fear of the water or master a skill. A certified instructor will work on a one to one basis. This is not an 'earn a badge' program.
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $570.50 1632544
    18 yrs+, 14 classes,   cancelled
  • Sun, 4:15 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $570.50 1632548
    18 yrs+, 14 classes,   cancelled
Swimmers work on improving their front and back float and jumping into chest-deep water unassisted. Kicking is added to the front and back glide and swimmers will be able to swim 2 metres upon completion.
  • Tue, 4:30 pm-5 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635300
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1632182
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632183
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on improving their front and back float and jumping into chest-deep water unassisted. Kicking is added to the front and back glide and swimmers will be able to swim 2 metres upon completion.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $228.75 1635297
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Fri, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1635298
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $213.50 1632187
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 11, $213.50 1632189
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on front and back floats and glides, kicking on front with a buoyant object, and will be able to swim 1 metre upon completion of this level.
  • Tue, 4:30 pm-5 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635299
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1631759
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1631769
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632155
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632159
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on front and back floats and glides, kicking on front with a buoyant object, and will be able to swim 1 metre upon completion of this level.
  • Tue, 4 pm-4:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $228.75 1635295
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Fri, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1635296
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $213.50 1632166
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 10-Dec 17, $213.50 1632168
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $213.50 1632169
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $213.50 1632174
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
The toddler and their caregiver work on submersion, front and back floats and glides, jumping into chest-deep water with assistance, kicking on front and front swim. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Tue, 5 pm-5:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1631636
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1631716
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10 am-10:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1631726
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
The toddler and their caregiver work on submersion, front and back floats and glides, jumping into chest-deep water with assistance, kicking on front and front swim. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Fri, 9:30 am-10 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1631732
    2 yrs-3 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on getting wet, buoyancy and movement, front, back and vertical position in the water, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-6 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1630032
    0 yrs-1 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1630057
    0 yrs-1 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1630065
    0 yrs-1 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
The baby and their caregiver work on getting wet, buoyancy and movement, front, back and vertical position in the water, and shallow water entries and exits. Caregiver to participant ratio is 1:1.
  • Fri, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 9-Dec 16, $228.75 1630077
    0 yrs-1 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on kicking and can perform glides (front and back), enter deep water safely, float in deep water, swim with a PFD, and swim 5 metres continuously.
  • Tue, 4 pm-4:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635301
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1632194
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 9 am-9:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632195
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers work on kicking and can perform glides (front and back), enter deep water safely, float in deep water, swim with a PFD, and swim 5 metres continuously.
  • Sat, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 10-Dec 17, $213.50 1632202
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $213.50 1632206
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn front and back float, front and back glide with kick, front swim for 10 metres, shallow water entries and exits, and deep-water activities (assisted).
  • Tue, 7 pm-8 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $246.75 1632645
    18 yrs+, 15 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn front and back float, front and back glide with kick, front swim for 10 metres, shallow water entries and exits, and deep-water activities (assisted).
  • Sun, 4 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $172.75 1632702
    18 yrs+, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn back swim with shoulder roll, front and back crawl (15m), sitting dive, kneeling dive, stride dive and front dive, treading water, and swim a minimum distance of 25 metres.
  • Tue, 7 pm-8 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $246.75 1632666
    18 yrs+, 15 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn back swim with shoulder roll, front and back crawl (15m), sitting dive, kneeling dive, stride dive and front dive, treading water, and swim a minimum distance of 25 metres.
  • Sun, 4 pm-4:45 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $172.75 1632681
    18 yrs+, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers develop front and back float, front and back glide, flutter kick (assisted), shallow water entries and exits, and swim 5 metres.
  • Tue, 5:30 pm-6 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635304
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1632229
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 10:30 am-11 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632232
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers develop front and back float, front and back glide, flutter kick (assisted), shallow water entries and exits, and swim 5 metres.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $228.75 1635307
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 15 classes,   cancelled
  • Sat, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 10-Dec 18, $213.50 1632236
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, noon-12:30 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $213.50 1632239
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn front and back glide with flutter kick, develop front swim, complete deep-water activities (assisted) and swim 10 metres continuously.
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635305
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1632250
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632253
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers learn front and back glide with flutter kick, develop front swim, complete deep-water activities (assisted) and swim 10 metres continuously.
  • Sat, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 10-Dec 17, $213.50 1632283
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-1 pm, Sep 11-Dec 18, $213.50 1632291
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers increase their distance on front and back glide with flutter kick, perform flutter kick unassisted, wear a PFD in deep water, float in deep water, and swim 15 metres continuously.
  • Tue, 6:30 pm-7 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635306
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 10-Dec 18, $118.25 1632314
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11:30 am-noon, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1632321
    6 yrs-12 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Swimmers increase their distance on front and back glide with kick, increase distance on front and back swim, learn the sitting dive, and will be able to swim 15 metres continuously upon completion of the level.
  • Tue, 6 pm-6:30 pm, Sep 6-Dec 13, $126.75 1635303
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 15 classes,   Register >
  • Sat, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 10-Dec 17, $118.25 1635346
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 11 am-11:30 am, Sep 11-Dec 18, $118.25 1635347
    3 yrs-5 yrs, 14 classes,   Register >
Map location of Jack Purcell Community Centre
Jack Purcell Community Centre
320 Jack Purcell LN
Ottawa,ON
(613) 564-1050


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