Thornlea Pool/Gym

City of Markham

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Adapted Swimming

This 45 minute program incorporates water exercise and basic learn to swim techniques for participants who require more 'hands on' assistance. Adapted Aquatics is volunteer driven under the supervision of a specialized instructor.
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All
From $113.66 (12 classes)
45m
           
All
From $85.50 (9 classes)
45m

Aquafit - Fitness Member - Shallow/Deep

Deep Water Aquafit is a water exercise class set to music and is open to individuals who are 16 years of age or older. Those under 16 years of age who display behaviour appropriate to the class may participate.
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All
$0.00 (13 classes)
45m
           
All
$0.00 (10 classes)
45m
           
All
$0.00 (8 classes)
45m

Badminton - Adult - Recreational

Here is your opportunity to come out and practice your badminton skills. This is a recreational class so join us in a fun round robin each week. Please bring your own badminton racket, birds are supplied. Please note this program does not include instruction.
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8+
From $30.40 (14 classes)
2h
           
8+
$35.60 (10 classes)
2h
           
13+
From $24.90 (13 classes)
2h
           
16+
From $30.40 (14 classes)
2h

Badminton - Recreational

An opportunity to play recreational badminton with players of varying skill levels. This program includes instruction. Birds supplied, racquet required.
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16+
From $59.30 (9 classes)
1.5h

Ballroom & Latin Dance - Beginners

Learn modern ballroom and Latin American dancing. Our instructors will teach the fox trot, swing, waltz, cha-cha and merengue and many more as you advance. *Fee is per couple.
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18+
From $85.91 (9 classes)
1.5h

Basketball Recreational

The program provides an opportunity for men and women to play recreational basketball. A 10 minute warm-up will be followed by a non-competitive game for the remainder of the class.
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16+
From $78.73 (9 classes)
1.5h

Bronze Combo

This program is a combination of the Lifesaving Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid Courses programmed into one course. This Crash course format is recommended for swimmers who have strong swimming skills and who need to complete these awards to advance to the National Lifeguard (NL) program. *See individual program descriptions to understand course demands.*
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13+
From $424.06 (6 classes)
4h, 7.5h, 9h
   
13+
From $424.06 (5 classes)
1.5h, 9h

Gym for Life

This program has been developed around studies fo long term athlete development. This program will provide your child with a strong foundation of physical preparation for all sports. Rotation will be set up to include acrobatic and circus skills, the manipulation of hand apparatus and proper ball technique. Skills will be geared to the age and level of each child. Music will be incorporated into this program wihil the children move to each activiity your child will improve focus, eye and hand coordinatin, flexibililty, agility and core strength.Course will be taught by NCCP certified instructors. PARENTS DO NOT PARTICIPATE
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2 - 6
From $84.20 (9 classes)
45m

Instructors - Swim and Lifesaving

The combined Swim and Lifesaving Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate swim strokes and lifesaving skills. Through classroom learning and in-water practice, instructor candidates explore proven teaching methods; learning strategies and activities; a variety of stroke and skill drills; effective correction techniques; and evaluation criteria. Practice teaching is emphasized throughout. Prerequisites: 16 years of age, and Bronze Cross (or higher) certification. The Swim and Lifesaving Instructor Combined Pac to be added at time of checkout/registration.
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16+
From $253.75 (5 classes)
9h
           
16+
From $253.75 (5 classes)
9h
           
16+
From $253.75 (6 classes)
9h
       
16+
From $253.75 (6 classes)
4h, 7.5h, 9h
   
16+
From $253.75 (5 classes)
1.5h, 9h
       
16+
From $253.75 (6 classes)
4h, 9h

Lifesaving - Assistant Instructor

The Lifesaving Society Assistant Instructor Course prepares candidates to help certified instructors with swimming and lifesaving classes. Candidates are introduced to key principles of learning and teaching, and they master basic progressions. The Assistant Instructor course emphasizes the roles and responsibilities of instructors and their assistants. The course will incorporate the City of Markham Volunteer Orientation Workshop. This is an excellent stepping stone for candidates who hold a current Bronze Cross Award and who are working towards becoming a Swim Instructor. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross & 14 years of age.
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14+
From $99.23 (2 classes)
7.5h, 8h
           
14+
From $99.23 (2 classes)
7.5h, 8h
         
14+
From $99.23 (2 classes)
7.5h, 8h
         
14+
From $99.23 (2 classes)
4.5h, 6h, 8h

City of Markham

Markham offers quality recreational programs and courses, day camps, senior clubs, and drop-in classes in the areas of sports, fitness and wellness, swimming and aquatics, education and leisure, the arts, leadership and much more. There is something for all ages and abilities.

Recreation For All! Markham believes that municipal recreation opportunities should be available to all residents. If you are a Markham resident experiencing financial difficulty you may request a fee assistance application by contacting the Registration Team at 905-475-4731 or by email. Applications for assistance must be supported by a social service organization and a monthly income statement is required. Some restrictions apply.

Changes to program information may occur after a guide (i.e. the Magazine) has been printed. Please contact the Contact Centre via e-mail customerservice@markham.ca or call us at 905-475-4731. The Contact Centre is open regularly Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.

For questions, suggestions or concerns, please contact the Community Recreation Coordinators by area.

 

*Please contact the specific municipality office, check its web site or the latest Markham Life Magazine (online or in print), or Things You Should Know (online or in print) for further program information (deadlines, payment options, forms, refund, withdrawal, transfer, missed classes, cancellations, etc), or the latest updates.

General Registration Information

Registration Methods

There are four ways (below) to register for a recreational program with the City of Markham. EZ Reg (online registration) and Fast Track (telephone registration) are the fastest options and provide you with immediate confirmation.

  • EZ Reg (Online)
  • Fast Track (Telephone): call 905-475-4867 and follow the voice prompt instructions
  • Fax: fax completed program registration form to 905-479-7767 (any time prior to Drop Box deadline)
  • Mail or Drop Box: drop off completed registration form at one of the following locations:
    • Angus Glen C.C. - 3990 Major Mackenzie Dr.
    • Armadale C.C. - 2401 Denison C.C.
    • Centennial C.C. - 8600 McCowan Rd.
    • Cornell C.C. - 3201 Bur Oak Ave.
    • Milliken Mills C.C.- 7600 Kennedy Rd.
    • Thornhill C.C. - 7755 Bayview Ave.
    • Civic Centre - 101 Town Centre Blvd.

Or mail completed registration form to:

Contact Centre Registration
101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, Ontario
L3R 9W3

Mail or Drop Box Registrations are processed at the Civic Centre. Registration forms are processed in a random order, so using the drop box does not guarantee a space in a program.

To register online or by phone you will need a client barcode and account PIN. If you do not have this information, call the Contact Centre at 905-475-4731 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Registration Dates - Fall 2015 Registration Dates

Programs

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:30 AM

Swimming

Tuesday, Aug. 25th, 2015 - 6:30 AM

 

Non-Resident Registration

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 - Programs

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015- Swimming

 

 

*Please contact the specific municipality office, check its web site or the  latest Markham Life Magazine (online or in print), or Things You Should Know  (online or in print) for further program information (deadlines, payment options, forms, refund, withdrawal, transfer, missed classes, cancellations, etc), or the latest updates.

 

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