Meadows Rec Centre - Programs for Preschool Kids

Posted: Sep 14 2016 News


With winter just around the corner, there are limited activities for the young kids outside !! Fall into good habits this autumn with tons of programmes at the Meadows Rec Centre to keep you and your bundles of energy busy through out the winter!

It's all about excitement and enjoyment at Edmonton’s Recreation facilities. You can enjoy an endless number of programs, activities and special events that will help you get the most out of life, and provide hours of fun for your littlest ones! Located in a fast-growing area of south-east Edmonton, the new Meadows Community Recreation Centre provides year-round recreational and cultural opportunities for the surrounding neighbourhoods. The 234,419 square-foot facility, located within the Meadows District Park, provides indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Here are few activities for the preschoolers to keep them busy during the fall and winter months!

2 Times the Fun (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) - Twice the fun for your preschooler! Children meet two times a week in an environment that encourages all aspects of their development. Your child will engage in social play, create art, hear stories, sing songs, participate in gross-motor activities and have plenty of time for supervised free play. Parents/guardians are encouraged to allow their child to attend independently as this is a NON-parented class.

Date: Sep 20 - Nov 24 | Time: 9:30am - 11:30am |Fees : $ 295.00

Active Start (Ages 3 1/2 - 5) - On your mark...get set...go! This is high energy, activity filled program. There is no time for a nap, but your little one might need one after they are done! There is a ball developing physical literacy through skill-based games and activities. They also zone in on fundamental movement skills such as running, jumping, twisting, kicking, throwing and catching. Physical activity will take place both indoors and outdoors. Parents/guardians are encouraged to allow their child to attend independently as this is a NON-parented class.

Date: Sep 12 - Nov 21 |Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm |Fees : $ 117.00

Active Together (Ages 1-5) - This fitness-focused program is perfect for moms, dads and caregivers who are looking for fun ways to work-out with their children. Led by certified fitness professional, tots and preschoolers will be introduced to gross motor exercises, use basic, age-appropriate gym equipment under their parents' supervision and guidance. The class will focus on the children, but both adults and children will end up getting a work-out! Parent/Guardians are required to attend and participate in this program.

Date: Sep 17 - Dec 3 | Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm | Fees : $96.00

Preschool Prep (Ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2) - This extended program is jam-packed with 75 minutes of fun and age-appropriate activities for older toddlers and young preschoolers. Each class continues to offer a wide range of structured and child-initiated play opportunities in an enriching social environment. Parent/Guardians are required to attend and engage with their children in this program. Date: Sep 14 - Nov 16 & Sep 23 - Dec 2 |Time: 9:30am - 10:45am & 10:45am - Noon Fees : $106.00

Super Hero Training (Ages 3.5-5) - Have your child unlock the superhero inside of them. Various game and activities themed around their favorite superheroes will give your child the chance to develop their confidence through play. This programs provides the space and materials for your child to use their imaginations to the fullest and have fun with fellow superhero friends. Parents/guardians are encouraged to allow their child to attend independently as this is a NON-parented class. Date: Sep 24 - Dec 10 | Time: 10:00am - 11:30am |Fees : $116.00

Admission & Memberships

You can choose the All Facility Pass membership which includes access to all City facilities and drop-in instructor-led programs. See Admission and Memberships for more information. There are a number of 10-20% discount opportunities accessible for single admission and membership. The Admission desk/ Fitness Centre is open from 5:30AM – 10:30PM everyday.

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