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Youth Activities

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The Town of Paradise offers a variety of youth programs and activities. It's the place to be this fall! 

Registration for individual Youth Programs begins September 4, 2018 at 12 p.m. and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal. Registration for our Youth Dance Program opens on September 10. For registration instructions, please follow our Creating a Public Access Account Page.

Fall 2018 - Programs and Activities

Youth Dance Program 

Youth ages 7 - 9 and 10 - 14 are invited to join us each week this fall for our Youth Dance Program! 

Youth Dance focuses on many styles of dance, including hip-hop, modern and more. No experience necessary! Throughout the season our certified dance instructor will help you build your skills, and at the end of the program you'll have an oppertunity to show them off in a performance.

The Youth Dance Program is held at the Paradise Double Ice Complex and takes place each Sunday (September 16 - December 9, 2018). The program cost is $15/person.

Registration for Youth Dance Program opens September 10 at 12 p.m. and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal until the program is full. 

Youth in the Kitchen

If you are between the ages of 12 and 18 and are interested in learning to prepare and cook meals, snacks, and desserts, join us for our Youth in the Kitchen Program.

The Youth in the Kitchen Program is held at the Paradise Double Ice Complex from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. every second Tuesday (September 18 - December, 2018).

Registration for this program opens Tuesday, September 4 at 9 a.m. and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal until the program is full. 

Youth in the Kitchen Juniors

This program is open to youth between the ages of 7 and 11 who have a flare for cooking and baking. Come try some fun recipes and creative desserts.

Youth in the Kitchen Juniors is held at the Paradise Double Ice Complex from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. every second Tuesday (September 11 - December, 2018).

Registration for this program opens Tuesday, September 4 at 9 a.m. and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal until the program is full. 

Recreational Basketball
If you're between the ages of 14 and 18, join us for an exciting game of basketball every Friday from 9:00 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Why not invite your friends - it's free for all members! To become a member, please call 709-782-6290 or email.
Paradise Ball Hockey and Basketball

Looking to join a sports league? If you’re between the ages of 7 and 18, join us to work on your athletic skills at basketball and/or ball hockey scrimmage. Youth decide the sport of the day upon arrival.

This program begins on September 3 and takes place at the Paradise Double Ice Complex from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays throughout the fall. 

Please note that gloves are mandatory and the use of personal sticks is not permitted. Sticks are provided to players of all heights. There are also volunteering and coaching opportunities available for parents and guardians.

Avalon Dragons Youth Team

Dragon boating is a fun, exciting and great workout. In preparation for the summer, indoor dragon boat training is held throughout the year at the Paradise Double Ice Complex. If you are interested in trying something new, the Dragon Boat Team just might be the perfect opportunity for you. To get involved, please email.

Youth Leadership Program

Are you interested in learning new job skills, working with kids, or volunteering for special events happening throughout the Town of Paradise? If so, the Youth Leadership Program is for you. This program begins in fall and continues throughout the school year. We can help you build volunteer hours and you may even provide a reference for your future job applications.

More details to come in early September. Please note that there are limited spaces available for this program. Applications are available at the Paradise Double Ice Complex, or by email.

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)
Are you an energetic youth between the ages of 13 and 18 who wants to be involved in planning activities in your community and advocating for others? Join our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). It’s an awesome opportunity to take part in meetings, voice your opinions, and attend great events. The YAC meets the first Wednesday of every month. For more information on how to get involved, please email.

 

Youth Facilities and Amenities

Ches Penney Youth Centre

The Ches Penney Youth Centre is a great place for youth the between of ages 7 and 18 to hang out with friends, climb the indoor rock wall, or play pool, video games and more. Come check out the newly renovated Youth Centre and the additions to the video games and interactive gaming area.

Winter Hours:

MONDAY – FRIDAY

Ages 7 – 13: 3:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

 

SATURDAY – SUNDAY

Ages 7 – 9: 2:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Ages 10 – 13: 4:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. 

 
Climbing Wall

Did you know that we have a 24 foot indoor rock climbing wall? Indoor rock climbing is a great way to challenge yourself in a safe and controlled environment. The climbing wall is open seven days a week to youth between the ages of 7 and 18.

Winter Hours:

MONDAY – FRIDAY

Ages 7 – 13: 3:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

 

SATURDAY – SUNDAY

Ages 7 – 9: 2:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Ages 10 – 13: 4:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. 

RONA Sk8 Park

The RONA Sk8 Park is open year round, seven days a week, so there's no reason to stop doing what you love! Join us any day and stay warm while you skateboard or ride your scooter.

Winter Hours:

MONDAY – FRIDAY

Ages 7 – 13: 3:00p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

 

SATURDAY – SUNDAY

Ages 7 – 9: 2:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.

Ages 10 – 13: 4:30p.m. – 7:00p.m.

Ages 14 – 18: 7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m. 

 

Field Trips and Special Events

If you're between the ages of 7 and 15, join in the fun at our Youth Field Trips and Special Events! Already this year we have held some great events and gone on several fun field trips.

See the Youth Field Trips and Special Events that we have planned for this fall! Registration takes place throughout the season and is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal. For registration instructions, please follow our Creating a Public Access Account Page.

Membership Fees and Rates

The Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre offers a variety of low cost programs and special events for youth between the ages of 7 and 18. Access to the RONA Sk8 Park/Ches Penney Youth Centre is $15 a month, or $50 a year.

Interested in having access to all youth programs and events taking place this season? Purchase an All Access Pass for $40. You will get your own personal membership card to show upon each visit. Those without a pass may pay a drop-in fee of $5 for each event or activity.

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