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Recreation Therapy Groups


Groups

Robotics - Spike Prime



Dates: Time:Ages: Contact:Location:
Thursdays: November 30 - December 14:30 p.m. -
5:30 p.m.
11-13 years oldMarisa Leung
905-855-2690 ext. 2433
Brampton Site
Description: This program will open new opportunities for kids to participate in a STEM experience, with an emphasis on coding and problem solving. Participants should have previous experience with building and programming robots.
Participant Criteria
 • Able to safely and successfully participate in a structured program for 1 hour
 • Interest in learning about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)

 
Fit and Fun 



Dates: Time:Ages: Contact:Location:
Tuesdays November 29 - December 64:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.6+ Marisa Leung 905-855-2690 ext. 2433Virtual
Description: Body weight exercises and games with peers with the aim of staying active! 
Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate 

Hero Circles


Dates: Time:Contact:Location:
Wednesday: November 305:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Deanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034
Marisa Leung 905-855-2690 ext. 2433
Virtual, Halton and Brampton Sites
Description: The Heroes Circle is partnering with ErinoakKids. The Heroes Circle program, delivered by specially trained black belt martial artists, teaches children breathing, visualization, and relaxation techniques, in addition to traditional martial arts moves, to help empower children beyond the pain and trauma of childhood diseases and conditions.  This program is open to all children in pain, regardless of their cause and our program is free of charge to the Families who join us. Sensei Ilze van der Merwe will be teaching the program by Zoom for children of all abilities. This hybrid program will be offered at the Halton Site, Brampton Site and virtually at the same time.
Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate in group program for 45-60 minutes
 • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes

Boccia 


Dates: Time:Contact:Location:
Wednesday: November 304:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Deanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034Halton Site
Wednesdays November 30 -December 14
4:30 p.m. -
5:30 p.m.
Marisa Leung 905-855-2690 ext. 2433Brampton Site
Description: This active program is being offered to encourage daily physical activity with the fun game of boccia and will provide participants with the opportunity to develop fundamental movement skills while learning how to play.  Boccia is an adapted sport that can be played by all, no matter your ability and level.  Work on your physical, social and mental skills while having fun and staying active with your peers.
Boccia is a co-ed sport of accuracy and precision similar to curling and lawn bowling but played on an indoor court. New activities each week will work on different skills such as communication, balance, object manipulation, and more so that athletes will gain physical skills that will help them stay active for life!
Participant Criteria
 • Able to participate in group activities with minimal support
 • Able to attend to a task for a minimum of 5 minutes
 • Interested in learning about adapted sport
Preteen Social Connect 



Dates: Time:Ages: Contact:Location:
Tuesday, November 294:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.10-13 years oldDeanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034Virtual
Tuesdays, November 29- December 135:30 p.m. - 6:45p.m.10-13 years old Deanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034Halton Site
Description: provides opportunities for kids 10-13 to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.
Participant Criteria
 • Age: 10-13
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support
 
Teen Social Connect 



Dates: Time:Ages: Contact:Location:
Tuesday, December  204:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.14-18 years oldDeanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034Virtual
Tuesday, December 65:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m.14-18 yearsDeanne Clipperton 905-855-2690 ext. 2034Mississauga Site
Description: provides opportunities for teens 14 and up, to socially connect and interact with peers. During the group they have the opportunity to play games and get to know each other through various interactive activities.
Participant Criteria
 • Age: 14-18
 • Able to participate in group activities and discussion with minimal support