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Adapted Programs for Adults with Disabilities

Newsletter Spring 2023

ADAPTED TALENT SHOW AND SOCIAL Have a hidden talent that should be shared? A great singing voice or a magic trick? Sign up to perform and support all of our pals. #11682 Friday May 26 1:15 - 2:45 pm Lewis MP Hall $5 ADAPTED PLANT PARTY April showers bring May flowers! Join the Adapted crew in painting flower pots and planting seeds - be ready to get a little dirty. #11686 Thursday April 27 10:00 - 11:30 am Lewis Craft Room B $5

ADAPTED ST. PATRICK’S DAY DANCE A night of jigs, reels, and then some! Wear green and shamrocks, join us for a night of step dancing... even if you aren’t Irish! #11118 Friday March 10

ADAPTED ST. PATRICK’S DAY BINGO Do you have the Luck of the Irish? Wear your green and bring good luck for our morning bingo session! Lucky charms for everyone! Pre registration required. #11117 Tuesday March 14 10:30 - 11:30 am Lewis Craft Room A $3 limited spaces

FUN DROP-IN @ THE LINC (19 years & over)

You are invited to come, play and meet people! Family, friends, and caregivers are welcome to join the Building Friendships Program. Mondays 2:30 - 5:00 pm The LINC FREE

1:00 - 3:00 pm Lewis MP Hall $3

Spring Registration begins Monday March 13 at 8:30am

All AdaptedPrograms Proudly Sponsoredby:

Adapted Programs Lewis Centre, 489 Old Island Hwy Courtenay, BC V9N 3P5 phone: 250-338-5371 courtenay.ca

CHALLENGER BASEBALL Challenger Baseball is an adaptive baseball program specifically designed to empower children, youth and adults living with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. This program is in partnership with the Jays Care Foundation and we greatly appreciate their support in our community. #11683 Thursdays

April 13 - June 22 10:00 - 11:00 am Lewis Ball Diamond 1 $22/11

Active Adapted Programs

ADAPTED DIVERSE SPORT Basketball, floor hockey, soccer, kickball, you name it: we play it. Come enjoy some adapted sports in a friendly, non-compet itive fun way. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier #11565 Fridays

ADAPTED ARCHERY Learn the art of archery through step by step instruction. Each week we’ll review how to draw a bow and shoot arrows so that your coordination, strength and accuracy improve. No class May 26. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier #11566 Fridays ADAPTED DANCE PARTY WITH TAMMY Let’s get the dance party started! Register with your friends and join Tammy for this fitness inspired class that is sure to get you movin’ and groovin’! All abilities and levels welcome. No class May 3. Instructor: Tammy Jones #11685 Wednesdays April 12 - June 14 April 28 - June 16 12:15 - 1:30 pm Lewis Centre MP Hall $45/7

Spring Registration begins Monday March 13 at 8:30am

April 28 - June 16 10:15 - 11:30 am Lewis Centre Gym $45/8

Leisure for Everyone Accessibility Program (LEAP) is a regional program which provides 52 FREE drop ins to each municipal recreation department for eligible participants living in the Comox Valley! LEAP can be used at: the City of Courtenay Lewis Centre; Florence Filberg Centre; Courtenay Outdoor Pool and LINC Youth Centre; Town of Comox Recreation Centre; CVRD Aquatic Centre and Sports Center; and Village of Cumberland Recreation Centre. Drop-in programs include Dance Party, Sing-A-Long, Dances & Socials.

ADAPTED DANCE CLASS Learn the basics of dance with Leigha! She will guide you through music, movement and choreography. All abilities wel

come! No Class May 11. Instructor: Leigha Wald #11688 Thursdays April 13 - June 8 1:15 - 2:00 pm Lewis Activity Room $40/8

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1:10 - 2:00 pm Lewis MP Hall $45/9

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Adapted Special Interest

ADAPTED ART CARDS Let’s get creative! Each week we’ll work together to make beautiful cards to sell in the community. All proceeds from the sales are shared back to the artists. Space is limited, pre-registration required. No class May 22. Mondays April 17 - June 19 #11563 10:00 - 11:00 am #11564 1:00 - 2:00 pm Lewis Craft Room A Free ADAPTED SING-A-LONG Introducing our NEW Adapt ed music group! This program meets weekly to sing all the greatest hits and play instru ments like tambourines and maracas. Come join along with our sing-a-long! No previous musical experience needed. No class May 3. #11921 Wednesdays

ADAPTED CHOCOLATE MAKING Learn to craft chocolate truffles and bark at the Lewis Centre. Prepare a decadent array of chocolates for your special somebunny! #11687 Wednesday April 5 ADAPTED YOUNG ADULTS CLUB Let’s get social and plan the things you want to do! Activities may include crafts, movies, games nights, dinner out and more! Join us for a special pizza planning party April 4. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Lewis Craft Room B $5

BOWLING BANQUET Stay tuned for information on our season’s end bowling league banquet! Opportunities at Comox Community Centre COMOX CONNECTIONS (18 years & up) Comox Connections supports adults with diverse abilities by providing individuals with an opportunity to connect, feel safe and enjoy recre ation and social programming that honors participants interests. Each month will be a different activity, chosen by you! Supported by Comox Valley Community Founda tion. Registration through Comox Recreation. Instructor: Mataya Windle Mondays April 17, May 15 & June 19 6:30 - 8:00 pm

& Tammy Jones #11684 Tuesdays

April 4 - June 13 6:00 - 8:00 pm Lewis Craft Room A $30/11

Room A & Gym B $12 or $5/Drop-in

April 12 - June 14 10:30 - 11:30 am Lewis Craft Room B/

Thank you to the Comox Valley Community Foundation and CVRD for their ongoing support that allows us to offer affordable programming options for inclusion in Courtenay Recreation programs.

Lewis MP Hall $3 drop-in or $27 for session

Please contact Courtnea at cstolting@courtenay.ca for volunteer opportunities Seeking Volunteers!

Adapted Programs Spring 2023




Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society 250-338-1968 www.cvtrs.com Comox Valley Special Olympics 250-897-1828 www.cvso.ca L’Arche Comox Valley I Belong Centre 250.871.6288 www.larchecomoxvalley.org herve@larchecomoxvalley.org Comox Valley Wheelchair Sports Society 250-897-6082 cvwssdocs@gmail.com All-inclusive (no disability re quired) Wheelchair basketball. Please email for more info. North Island College Accessible Learning 250-334-5078 www.nic.bc.ca/programs-courses/ accessible-learning/ Featuring adapted courses and services. Arts, crafts & recreational programs for adults with and without disabili ties. FMI call or email

COURTENAY RECREATION: 250-338-5371 www.courtenay.ca/rec Recreation Access Program Provides opportunities for healthy lifestyle choices to res idents of the City of Courtenay who live below Statistics Canada low income thresholds. Ask us how to apply - 250-338-5371. LINC Youth Centre Outdoor Basketball Court Basketballs are available for use from The LINC when the facility is open. Agency Memberships Courtenay Recreation has an agency membership to help agencies provide clients with a variety of recreational experienc es including use of the wellness centre, squash courts and gym time. For more information, please call The Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371.

COMOX RECREATION: 250-339-2255 www.comox.ca/recreation TRIP (Town of Comox Recreation Inclusion Program) Free and low-cost recreation opportunities are available to Comox residents on a limited income. Call the Community Centre at 250-339-2255 to find out more. COMOX VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT: 250-334-9622 www.comoxvalleyrd.ca/parks-rec reation LEAP Program Through our LEAP program we offer financial assistance to qualifying residents who would like to participate in CVRD rec reational activities but find it difficult due to financial limita tions. Please call 250-334-9622 for more information.

Program Registration & Refund Notes

Registration: All participants must register individually for their programs to prevent duplicate accounts. Day programs or caregivers assisting participants can call the Lewis Centre for help with account creation and to make this transition easier. All participants must make sure their accounts are in good standing before regis tering in new programs. Register by telephone: You may register by telephone by calling The Lewis Centre (250-338-5371) or Fil berg Centre (250-338-1000). Register online: Visit www.courtenay.ca/reconline to create your account or call The Lewis Centre or Filberg Centre for assistance. Cancellation: Please register early if you are interested or programs will be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. Withdrawal/Refunds: A full or pro-rated refund will be given if class is cancelled or for medical reasons. Refunds will not be approved after a program has ended. Away: If you have a planned absence, please contact the Lewis or Filberg Centre office so we know not to expect you. One-on-One Support: While we will do our best during programs to meet your needs, please note that we are unable to provide one-on-one support. For full registration policies please visit www.courtenay.ca/rec

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