Winter 2023 updated for emailing

Updated December 13, 2022

Adapted Programs for Adults with Disabilities

Newsletter Winter 2023

ADAPTED VALENTINE BINGO Bring your sweetheart, bring your friends and get ready to enjoy a sweet game of bingo to celebrate! Chocolate and prizes for everyone! Pre-registration required. #11119 Wednesday February 15 10:00 - 11:00 am Lewis MP Hall $3 limited spaces Valentine’s Day Dance. Be ready to spread the love and don’t forgot your dancing shoes for an evening of music and treats! #11177 Friday February 10 12:30 - 2:30 pm Lewis MP Hall $3 ADAPTED VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE Celebrate Valentine’s Day with all your friends at our annual

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


Pull out your holiday sweater and get ready for some festive fun! Bingo with Santa is sure to be a merry treat. Prizes for all participants. #10696 Wednesday December 14 10:00 - 11:00 am Lewis MP Hall $2

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

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

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

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

Winter Registration begins Monday November 21 at 8:30am

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

ADAPTED DANCE PARTY Let’s get the wild winter dance party started! Register with your friends and join Tammy for this fitness inspired class that is sure to warm you up during the cold winter days! All abilities and levels welcome. Instructor: Tammy Jones #11107 Wednesdays January 18 - March 29 CHALLENGER BASEBALL (18 years & over) 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. #11109 Thursdays January 19 - March 16 1:15 - 2:00 pm Lewis MP Hall $40/11

Active Adapted Programs

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, aim and accuracy improve. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier #11108 Fridays January 13 - March 17 12:15 - 1:30 pm Lewis Centre Gym $40/10 uses bender balls and toner sticks followed by a nice cool down with gentle stretching. All ages & abilities welcome. Please note new time. No class February 17. Instructor: Nancy Victoria #11179 Fridays January 13 - March 17 10:45 - 11:45 am Lewis MP Hall $36/8 ADAPTED CHAIR FIT An upbeat workout class that

ADAPTED KARATE Learn the basics of kicks, punch es and moves in this karate class adapted to each participant’s needs and mobility issues. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier #11112 Fridays January 20 - March 17

10:15 - 11:15 am Lewis Centre Gym $20/9

10:15 - 11:45 am Lewis Centre Gym $45/9

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.

BAD WEATHER If School District 71 has cancelled schools in the Comox Valley, all Adapted Programs will also be cancelled. Please listen to the radio for school closure notices or call The Lewis Centre at 250-338-5371 or The Filberg Centre at 338-1000 for more information.

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Adapted Programs Winter 2023


Creative Programs


ADAPTED SEWING Sewing is back! Join Samm for another session of sewing. Projects include making your own pants, shirts, bags, aprons, and much more! This program is dependent on volunteers with sewing expe rience. Please contact Courtnea at 250-338-5371 if interested in help ing out. #11113 Tuesdays January 31 - March 14 12:30 - 2:30 pm Lewis Craft Room A $65/7 ADAPTED SWEETHEART BAKING With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we will be baking yummy treats for our sweethearts. Sarah will have the kitchen ready for the crew to create delicious cookies and treats to share with those whom we love and care. #11188 Tuesday February 7


Strike up new friendships at our fun bowling leagues on Wednesdays. Get ready for spares, chop-offs, strikes and probably a few gutter balls as you work to improve your bowling game. Who will be the first to get a turkey (3 strikes in a row)?! #11176 Wednesdays January 18 - March 29 3:00 - 4:00 pm Codes Country Bowling $5/9 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 January 24. No class February 15. Instructor: Sebastien Braconnier #11114 Tuesdays January 24 - March 21 6:00 - 8:00 pm Lewis Meeting Room $30/10 ADAPTED ART CARDS Let’s get creative! Each week we’ll work together make beautiful cards to sell in the community. All proceeds from the sales are shared back to the artists. No class February 20. Mondays January 23 - March 13 #11110 10:00 - 11:00 am #11111 1:00 - 2:00 pm Lewis Craft Room A FREE ADAPTED BRAIN GAMES Trivia, word puzzles and riddles! Sarah is hosting our first ever Brain Games where she will quiz everyone and determine who will be the Brain Games champion. #11271 Thursday March 9 1:00 - 2:00 pm Lewis Craft Room A $3

Join Leigha for a wonderful class of artistic expression. An afternoon filled with painting, acting, singing, and creating lasting memories. No

class February 15. #11178 Wednesdays

January 18 - March 8 10:30 - 11:30 am Lewis Craft Room A $24/7

ADAPTED SING-A-LONG Introducing our NEW Adapted music group! This program meets weekly to sing all the greatest hits and play instruments like tambourines and maracas. Come join along with our sing-a-long! #11270 Thursdays February 2 - March 23 10:30 - 11:30 am Lewis Craft Room A $3 drop-in or $24 for session

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Lewis Craft Room B $5

Adapted Programs Winter 2023



Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society 250-338-1968 Comox Valley Special Olympics 250-897-1828 L’Arche Comox Valley I Belong Centre 250.871.6288 Comox Valley Wheelchair Sports Society 250-897-6082 All-inclusive (no disability re quired) Wheelchair basketball. Please email for more info. North Island College Accessible Learning 250-334-5078 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 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 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 reation PLAY (Providing Leisure Access for You) Program Through our PLAY 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

New Software & 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 registering 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 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

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