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Children's Programs 5-13 yrs

Loyalist Recreation Services Department children's programs give participants a chance to do what they love, as well as learn something new.  The wide variety of programs offered help children reach their full potential, learn how to live an active lifestyle, build self confidence and make new friends.


To register online please visit our Online Registration page.



Art Attack
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 5-9
Is your child in love with arts and crafts? If yes, then this is the class for them! An instructor will lead your child through a variety of fun and exciting crafts each week using several different craft materials such as pom poms, glitter glue and so much more.

Babysitters Course
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 11+
In-depth program guided by the Canada Safety Council. Upon successful
completion of the course, a certificate and wallet card will be issued.
Please bring the following items with you to the course: paper and pen,
doll or teddy bear, snacks, and drinks. 

Breaker’s Basketball
Location:Odessa PS or Ernestown SS
Grades 2-3, Grades 4-5, Grades 6-8
Dribble, pass and shoot the ball! Be part of an awesome team, learn
new skills and drills, and compete in a fun and exciting league of
Breakers Basketball.

Children’s Dance
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 5-8 yrs
Ages 9-13 yrs

Your child will get a taste of a variety of different dance styles in this entertaining class! From pliés to breaking it down, your young dancer will love grooving to the beat, while learning a bunch of new moves. This program will introduce your
child to the world of dance and give them a great opportunity to express
themselves in a new and exciting way!

Extreme Art
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 7+
During this extreme art class your child is sure to get messy and have a blast while doing so. We will be using a variety of different mediums such as clay, plaster bandage, canvases and so much more allowing your child to come home with some long lasting creations that they will cherish for years to come.

Family BLAST!
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 7+
This program is designed to teach you and your child how to safely workout and introduce weight training. It's a great way to burn off some extra energy while having a blast doing it! Cost is for child only; parent/guardian is free! Only one parent/guardian may accompany each child.

Family Yoga
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 6+
Get your family moving while spending quality time together! This
program will enhance your spirit, body and mind through yoga poses and
activities for parents and children to do together.
Cost is for child only; parent/guardian is FREE! Only one parent/guardian may
accompany each child.

Yoga Kids
Location:  Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 5-9
Are you looking for a program that will allow your child to develop a
strong, flexible and healthy mind, body and spirit? Would you like to
help them increase their concentration, attention and focus? Yoga
improving whole body health. This class is designed for children
participate on their own.

Home Alone Course
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 9+
Is your child staying home alone when schools out or you would like to
be able to let them? This program is designed for children whom would
like to take on the responsibility of being at home alone. Features home
and fire safety, dealing with strangers, emergency procedures and first aid.
Each participant received an “At Home On Your Own” reference book.


Karate Kids
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 6-12
Students will learn the basics of a very traditional martial art, taught in
a fun and engaging way. Sensei Ashley William Johnson, a 6th degree
black belt and certified teacher with the Ontario college of teachers has
been teaching youth for over 25 years. Students will learn patience, discipline
and control, and maybe even a few secrets of Martial Arts. This
class is designed to accommodate all levels. No experience necessary.

Mini Chefs
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 5-9
For the love of food! Experience everything the kitchen has to offer with
this exciting instructed program. Learn about nutrition, prep work, basic
kitchen skills and safety, and how to tidy up after yourself while making
fun food that tastes great. This is a cooking class for children that have
an interest in food and working in the kitchen. Please send a water bottle and container with your child each class. 

PA Day-Day Camps
Location: W.J. Henderson Recration Centre Ice Pad
Ages 4-12
Enjoy some outdoor fun as well as crafts and indoor games! Meet
new friends and enjoy a variety of activities with our outgoing staff.
Swimming and rollerblading are included so don’t forget your bathing suit,
towel, rollerblades and helmet. Please pack a PEANUT FREE lunch, lots of snack
and water.

Science Giants
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 4-7
Ages 5-8
Ages 8-10

Poof! Sizzle! Pop! This cool class is designed to give your child a chance
to explore the world of science. A new and fun experiment will happen
every week. Don’t miss out on all the fun!

Structures Galore
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 3-6
Ages 6-10

Does your child love building and creating new thing? If so this class is for them! They will have the chance to work with a variety of different materials to build models of famous buildings as well as some fun forts while attending this non-parented program.

Summer Hockey Camp
Location: W.J. Henderson Recration Centre Ice Pad
Ages 8-13
In partnership with the Amherstview Jets, you will fine tune your hockey skills and techniques. You will have 15 hours of ice time, swim everyday, recreational activities and dryland fitness training!

Theatre Kids
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 6-9
Ages 10 - 13

A fun way for kids to act out and become their own Shakespeare!
Participants will learn about various aspects of theater such as acting,
costume design, directing, and musical theater. Each drama lesson will
begin and end with a warm up and a cool down session.

Zumba Kids
Location: Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 6+
This parented class features kid-friendly routines based on original
Zumba® choreography. We break down the steps, add games,
activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.
Let your children see how fun fitness can be!

Soccer Stars
Location:Fairfield PS
Ages 6-9
A great program to get the little one moving with the ball and
becoming comfortable with the sport of soccer. Children will learn
skills, team work & fair play in a non-competitive environment.

Lego Builders
Location:Leisure & Activity Centre​
Ages 6-9
Your child will love building and creating new things in this new
class! Children will have the opportunity to build new structures
and creations using Lego. This is a great opportunity for children to
increase their fine motor skills, build friendships, and create!

March Break Camp
Location:Amherstview Community Hall
Ages 4-12
Join Loyalist Township for our exciting day camp adventures! We
will be goin on a fun field trip to make the camp experience a special
one. Enjoy some outdoor fun, as well as crafts and fun indoor games!
Meet new friends and enjoy a variety of activities with our outgoing
staff. Swimming and skating are included so don’t forget your bathing
suit, towel, skates, helmet and warm outdoor gear. Please pack a
peanut free lunch, lots of snack and water.

Kids Play! - St. John’s Hall, Bath
Location:St. John’s Hall, Bath
Ages 4-12
Do you live in or around Bath? Are you looking for something fun
for your kids to do on a Saturday morning? St. John’s Hall in partnership
with Loyalist Township are offering two complimentary sports,
games and crafts programs at St. John’s Hall in Bath. Join us for some
fun and a variety of activities! From sports to crafts, and other fun
activities our instructors will keep you busy from drop off, to pick
up. Please wear comfortable clothes, bring indoor shoes, and water
bottle. Snacks provided. Cost is free but you must pre-register.

Spikes Volleyball
Location:Fairfield PS
Ages 6-12
This program is packed full of fun volleyball activities and games.
This instructed program allows participants to make new friends,
learn the basics of volleyball and further their skills to prepare for
a competitive volleyball experience. Participants will receive a free
Spikes t-shirt!

Smashball
Location:Fairfield PS
Ages 10-13
SMASHBALL provides a modified version of volleyball better suited
to children based on their abilities. This exciting and enticing program
is geared towards young kids by focusing on movement skills
and the sport’s most exciting skill – the spike.

Fit Kids - Leisure & Activity Centre (Sat.) - St. John’s Hall (Thu)
Ages 5-9
Physical fitness plays an important role in your child’s development.
Children will participate in a variety of games and activities that will
focus on movement, spatial awareness, and gross motor control. Kids
will also learn about healthy eating habits and the importance of
fueling their body with nutritious choices.

Holiday Shop n’ Drop
Location:Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 4-12
Have you dreamed of doing your holiday shopping kid free? Well, here
at Loyalist we are giving you that opportunity. Drop your child(ren) off
for an afternoon of activities, arts and crafts while you’re out shopping!

Dance Fit
Location:Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 6-9
Do you have a child that loves to dance to great music and workout?
Then this is the class for them! Learn new dance moves and work up
a sweat by dancing to the beat of the music. You child will be sure to
have fun while getting the exercise they need!

@allmygirls​
Location:Amherstview Community Hall
Ages 12-16 years
Build your self-confidence and celebrate girl power! This program
will offer female youth the opportunity to make friendships, foster
a positive sense of self, and build self-confidence. It will build new
relationships, offer new teambuilding activities, as well as the
opportunity to make choices, develop new skills and become
everything you are meant to be! #S.E.L.F.I.E

Holiday Camp
Location:Amherstview Community Hall
Ages 4-12 years
Enjoy some outdoor fun, as well as crafts and fun indoor games! Meet
new friends and enjoy a variety of activities with our outgoing staff.
Swimming and skating are included so don’t forget your
bathing suit, towel, skates, helmet and warm outdoor gear. Please
pack a peanut free lunch, lots of snack and water. Campers can prepare
for an exciting adventure when the camp heads off on a fun field trip!

Master Chef
Location:Leisure & Activity Centre
Ages 10-12 years
Challenge yourself, show creativity and find your niche in the kitchen
during this instructed cooking class. Learn some cool new recipes,
healthy snacks and tricks to becoming the chef in your household.