47 cityofnanaimo nanaimoparksandrec (#ilovemyparksandrec) Please join us at our next planning meetings in Beban Park Social Centre • Thursday, May 7, 1-3 pm • Thursday, Sep 3, 1-3 pm Please call 250-755-7514 for more information. Social Club for Teens & Adults MEET NEW FRIENDS & PLAN GROUP ACTIVITIES! • Games • Swimming • Mini Golf • Movies • Crafts • Bingo • Birthday Lunches • More Inclusive Programs THE CITY OF NANAIMO IS COMMITTED TO OFFERING ACCESSIBLE AND EQUITABLE PROGRAMS AND EVENTS. Many of our programs are suitable for all ages and abilities. If you are interested in taking part in any of our programs and have questions about accessibility, please call us to discuss howwe can cater programs to suit your needs. If you require one-on-one support, your caregiver must attend classes with you. Inmost cases, aides attend at no charge. Hockey - Adaptive D 13 + Years This program provides teens and adults with cognitive or physical challenges the skills required to play the game of ice hockey. No skating ability is required, but participants should be steady on their feet. Full gear is required. Drop-in fee is $13. Wed, Apr 1-May 13 10:15-11:30 am $77/7 37855 Nanaimo Ice Centre See page 104 for details. Specialty Fitness This is a supervised weight training program for people living with physical disabilities. Participants will receive assistance getting onto machines and learn weight training exercises suited to their varying needs.This program is subsidized by the MS Society. Instructor: Jody Felker with support from the MS Society Thu, Apr 2-May 21 10:30-11:30 am $30/8 36988 Tue, Apr 7-May 19 10:30-11:30 am $26/7 36985 Tue, May 26-Jul 14 10:30-11:30 am $30/8 36986 Thu, May 28-Jul 16 10:30-11:30 am $30/8 36989 Tue, Jul 21-Aug 25 10:30-11:30 am $23/6 36987 Thu, Jul 23-Aug 27 10:30-11:30 am $23/6 37062 Nanaimo Aquatic Centre Weight Room CAMP SUNSATION & SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORT Integration (6 to 12 Years) This camp is suitable for children who require extra support in a camp setting but are able to function in small group care within a larger group setting.With the assistance of our qualified leader, they will participate in Camp Holidaze (Beban Park) and Bowen Explorers (Bowen Park). Both of these camps use public transit and have many transitions in the day. Suitability for this camp may be determined at the discretion of camp or MCFD staff for safety purposes. For more information, please call the Nanaimo MCFD at 250-741-5734. Camp Sunsation (6 to 12 & 13 to 18 Years) This is an exciting summer camp experience for participants with diverse abilities who require greater care. Based at Beban Park Social Centre, this camp alternates weeks between Juniors (6-12 yrs) andTeens (13-18 yrs) to encourage socialization with peers and activities based on their interests and abilities.Those who meet the criteria for support through the Ministry of Child and Family Development (MFCD) – Children andYouth with Special Needs (CYSN) program are encouraged to apply. As this is a popular program and resources are limited, we aim to provide participants with one week of camp but cannot guarantee space availability. Additional weeks will depend upon demand and availability.