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 $118.50 (12 classes)
45m

Adult 1

Work towards a 10-15-metre swim on your front and back. Do jump entries from the side and recover an object from the bottom in chest-deep water. Improve your fitness and your flutter kick with 4 x 9-12-metre interval training. Prerequisite: 16 years old, beginner non-swimmer.
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15+
From $78.74 (9 classes)
45m

Adult 2

Kick it up a notch by working towards a 50- 100-metre swim. Learn to perform dive entries and demonstrate breaststroke arms and breathing over 25 metres. Develop sculling skill and strengths over 10 metres and show off your handstands in shallow water. Prerequisite: 16 years Adult 101.
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16+
From $78.74 (9 classes)
45m

Aquafit - Fitness Member - Shallow/Deep

Deep-water aquafit is a water exercise class set to music; participants typically wear a flotation belt. Shallow aquafit takes place in the shallow end. Both are open to women and men 16 years of age or older. Those under 16 years old who display behaviour appropriate to the class may participate.
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All
$0.00 (7 classes)
45m
           
All
$0.00 (8 classes)
45m
           
All
$0.00 (12 classes)
45m
           
All
$0.00 (13 classes)
45m

Badminton - Adult - Recreational

Here is your opportunity to come out and practice your badminton skills. 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 $19.92 (8 classes)
2h
           
8+
From $21.47 (12 classes)
2h
           
16+
From $19.92 (8 classes)
2.5h
           
16+
From $21.47 (13 classes)
2h
           
16+
$35.12 (14 classes)
2h

Badminton - Instructional (16 yrs+)

This instructional program focuses on improving on-court footwork and further developing technical badminton skills in a non-competitive atmosphere. Program is designed for recreational players wishing to improve their badminton skills at the beginner and intermediate level
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16+
From $82.07 (12 classes)
1.5h

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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14+
From $53.47 (8 classes)
1.5h
           
16+
From $82.07 (13 classes)
1.5h

Basketball-Recreational Play

Here is your opportunity to come out and practice your basketball skills with others in four-on-four and five-on-five full-court scrimmages. This recreational program is geared towards all skill levels of basketball players. The activity convenor facilitates this program and assists with arranging teams and controlling the game play when needed. Please note this program does not include instruction.
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16+
$29.00 (8 classes)
2h
           
16+
$23.00 (8 classes)
1h 50m
           
16+
$30.25 (14 classes)
1.5h
           
16+
$25.37 (10 classes)
2h

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 Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (NL) program. *See individual program descriptions to understand course demands.*
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13+
From $429.32 (6 classes)
4h, 4.5h, 7.5h, 9h
     
13+
From $429.32 (6 classes)
7.5h
   
13+
From $429.32 (5 classes)
9h
       
13+
From $429.32 (6 classes)
4h, 7.5h, 9h
   
13+
From $429.32 (5 classes)
1.5h, 9h
     
13+
From $429.32 (4 classes)
11h

Gym for Life

Developed around studies of long-term athlete development. This program provides your child with a strong foundation of physical preparation for all sports. Rotations include acrobatic and circus skills, the manipulation of hand apparatus and proper ball technique, with music incorporated to encourage movement. Skills are geared to the age and level of each child. Children improve focus, eye and hand coordination, flexibility, agility and core strength. The course is taught by NCCP-certified instructors. PARENTS DO NOT PARTICIPATE.
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2 - 6
From $116.69 (12 classes)
45m

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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