Adult Programs
Art Classes
Making Art: A Beginners Course in Acrylic Painting

For anyone wanting to learn to paint, acrylics are a great place to start! In this 8 class session, we will learn the fundamentals of painting working on 4 paintings, 2 classes per piece. Using a few different tools and some basic techniques, we will learn how to bring a painting to life from start to finish. Canvases included. Please see supply list for other supplies needed but not included.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Wednesdays, April 3rd to May 22nd from 7:00pm-9:00pm 

Age
15+ 

Instructor
Mindy Marshall (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost
$190 including canvases, but not other supplies. (View the recommended Supply List here) 

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Fitness Classes
Keep Fit Line Dance (Lunch Hour)

Get fit while learning popular Line Dances! This class is for the beginner or a dancer that wants to improve dance ability. Make it easier to move, from your toes to your nose! Understand the control and movement of your favorite dance styles like Tango, Burlesque, Jazz, Latin, Swing, and much more!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability):

  • Mondays, April 8th - June 3rd from 12:00pm - 1:00pm (excluding May 20th)

Instructor
Sherry Tovell (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost

  • $80 - Full Course (8 Classes)
  • $10 - Drop In

Age
16+

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca 

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Keep Fit Line Dance (Evening)

Get fit while learning popular Line Dances! This class is for the beginner or a dancer that wants to improve dance ability. Make it easier to move, from your toes to your nose! Understand the control and movement of your favorite dance styles like Tango, (Burlesque), Jazz, Latin, Swing, and much more!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability):

  • Wednesdays, April 10th - May 29th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Instructor
Sherry Tovell (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost

  • $80 - Full Course (8 Classes)
  • $10 - Drop In

Age
16+

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca 

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Therapeutic Fitness

Increase your strength, mobility and balance with this class! Continue to bring awareness and understanding of your body alignment while developing muscles, restoring balance and increasing coordination in this session. All ages welcome!

Equipment required: water bottle, exercise mat, and thera bands or 5lb free weights.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability):

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 5th - April 11th from 10:00am - 11:00am 

Instructor
Janet Greer (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost

  • $95 - Full Course (12 Classes)
  • $10 - Drop In

Age
16+

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca 

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Arts/Craft Workshops
Willie Wong "Watercolour For All"

Join professional watercolour artist Willie Wong as he guides you through the process of creating 2 watercolor paintings on this weekend workshop! He will explore 2 very different landscapes, a snowy sunset mountain/pine tree scene and a wet spring scene with water reflections and poplar trees. Willie's class "Watercolour For All" is an exciting way for watercolorists of any skill level to learn the basics and advanced skills.

Personal Supplies recommended. Some supplies can be provided.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Saturday, April 20th from 10:00am - 4:00pm

Age
15+ 

Instructor
Willie Wong (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost
$80 (Recommend Supply List Here) 

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Resin Ocean Painting - Mothers Day Workshop 

Come join resin artist Stephanie Lane for an enjoyable three-hour workshop where we'll create a beautiful 9x12 ocean painting. Discover the art of blending various sand colors, mastering ocean wave techniques, custom ocean colours, and personalize your sandy beach with a choice of shells and rocks from the "shell buffet". Feel free to bring along any collected shells from your trips or cremains of a loved one to add a special touch to your beach scene. Let's "head to the ocean" this Mother's Day and create a masterpiece together.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Saturday, May 11th from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Age
15+ 

Instructor
Stephanie Lane (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost
$100 (includes supplies) 

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Resin Charcuterie Board & Coaster Workshop

Discover the art of creating resin charcuterie boards and coasters in this 3-hour class. Explore the world of mixing, tinting, and pouring resin to create a beautiful charcuterie board with two matching coloured coasters. The class features a food-safe resin suitable for indoor use without a respirator.

The instructor will go into the process of incorporating various tints, allowing you to feel confident creating ocean or geode-style effects. Participants are required to collect their resin projects the following day or later, and then taking responsibility for sanding the backs of both coasters and boards. These techniques can be transferable for larger projects such as bathroom countertops, tables, or doors.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Saturday, May 4th from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Age
15+ 

Instructor
Stephanie Lane (learn more about the instructor here)

Cost
$100 (Including supplies) 

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Babysitting Courses

The Red Cross Babysitting course has been refreshed and revised, now with a greater emphasis on First Aid skills. The Canadian Red Cross Babysitting course covers everything from managing difficult behaviours to essential content on leadership and professional conduct as a babysitter. Babysitting promises to deepen and enhance the responsibility that older youth feel when caring for younger children. This updated curriculum provides improved learning when it comes to giving the appropriate care in the event of an emergency.  This course is available for youth between the ages of 11-15 years. 

Upcoming Classes

  • Saturday, June 1st from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost
$62.40 plus materials

Location
Recreation Centre Room #1204 (Physio Lab)
4412 - 56 Street
Camrose, AB  T4V 5K4

Contact
Lesley Heisler, Aquatics Supervisor
P. 780.672.9909
E. aquatic@camrose.ca 

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Family Programs
 Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop 

Learn how to make beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs, pysanky as a family!

The local and experienced instructor, Lyrissa Sheptak, will walk participants through the process of turning an egg into an art piece, while sharing insights to Ukrainian traditions.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • April 6th from 9:30am - 12:30pm
  • April 6th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Age
6+ years 

Cost
$20 - Ages 12 and Under (Must be accompanied by an adult)
$30 - Ages 12 and Up 

Instructor
Lyrissa Septak (learn more about the instructor here)

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Youth Programs
Art Classes
Youth Ages 10-12 Art Class

This 8-week course will allow kids ages 10-12 yrs to explore the world of sculpture, painting, drawing, and more. We will experiment with a variety of materials to create multi-media projects by learning how famous artists created some of their renowned artworks!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Thursdays, April 4th - May 23rd from 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Lesson Plan 

  • Week 1 - Acrylic Painting - Vincent Van Gogh Starry Night Inspired Mirror Lake Gazebo
  • Week 2 - Watercolour - Claude Monet Inspired Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies
  • Week 3 - Paper Sculpture - Henri Matisse Egg Sculpture
  • Week 4 - Clay - Pablo Picasso Faces Tree Ornament
  • Week 5 - Paper Collage - Georgia O’Keefe’s Tissue Paper Flowers
  • Week 6 - Paper Sculpture - Frida Kahlo Inspired Shadow Boxes
  • Week 7 - Drawing - Dali Inspired Surrealist Animals
  • Week 8 - Mixed Media - Lichtenstein Inspired Sign

Age
10 - 12 years old

Cost
$112

Instructor
Leanne Shapka (learn more about the instructor here)

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Youth Ages 7-9 Art Class

This 6-week course will allow kids ages 7-9 yrs to explore the world of sculpture, painting, drawing, and more as we experiment with a variety of materials to create multi-media projects.

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Tuesdays, April 2nd - May 7th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Lesson Plan

  • Week 1 - Modelling Clay - Outer Space Jewelry 
  • Week 2 - Modelling Clay - Bug Tic Tac Toe 
  • Week 3 - Watercolour - Bubbles of Colour 
  • Week 4 - Watercolour - Spring Flowers 
  • Week 5 - Collage - Paper Painting
  • Week 6 - Painting - Contrast Animal Silhouettes 

Age
7 - 9 years old

Cost
$90

Instructor
Edward Morningway (learn more about the instructor here)

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Summer Camps 2024
 Lights, Camera, Action! 

Lights, Camera, Action! Let's make a short film together! Each day, we'll work together to create a short film from making the scripts and costumes to creating trailers and filming your video! At the end of the week, present your work to friends and family and earn your junior director certificate!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Registration opens at 8:30am on March 27th
  • Monday - Friday, July 8-12, 8:30am-3:30pm

Week Plan/Themes*

  • Day 1-Stir Up Some Scripts! 
  • Day 2-Construct Creative Costumes
  • Day 3-Tackling Trailers & Producing Posters 
  • Day 4-Fashion our Feature Films
  • Day 5-Present at Premiere 

*Plans are subject to change 

Age Groups

  • 6-8 years old 
  • 9 - 12 years old

Cost
$200

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Sci-Fun!

Let’s have some Sci-Fun this summer! Each day we will explore different aspects in the world of Science from Automobiles and Aviation as we venture to the Edmonton Aviation Museum to experimenting in chemistry and investigating space and biology! Join us as we play and create science related games and crafts all week long!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Registration opens at 8:30am on March 27th
  • Monday - Friday, July 15-19, 8:30am-3:30pm

Week Plan/Themes*

  • Day 1-All Things Automobiles 
  • Day 2-Crazy Chemistry
  • Day 3-Adventure to Aviation Museum
  • Day 4-Seeking Through Space
  • Day 5-Biology with the Battle River Water Shed

*Plans are subject to change

Age Groups

  • 6-8 years old 
  • 9 - 12 years old

Cost
$200

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Time Traveler!

Have you ever wanted to time travel? Now’s your chance to travel back and forward through time! Each day we will warp time and visit a different age and era from Ancient and Pioneers history as we explore the Reynolds Museum, to a Retro Throwback and Futuristic Fun! Join us as we play and create history related games and crafts all week long!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Registration opens at 8:30am on March 27th
  • Monday - Friday, July 29-Aug 2, 8:30am-3:30pm

Week Plan/Themes*

  • Day 1-All Things Ancient History 
  • Day 2-Race to Reynolds Museum 
  • Day 3-Pioneers in the Past 
  • Day 4-Throwback Thursday: 60’s 70’s 80’s
  • Day 5-Futuristic Fun 

*Plans are subject to change

Age Groups 

  • 6-8 years old 
  • 9 - 12 years old

Cost
$200

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Nature Navigator

Join us as we navigate Camrose’s nature this summer from the Stoney Creek Centre! Each day we will explore different aspects of our natural environment from water and plants as we explore agriculture at K3 farms to investigating local animal species and Hiking to Happy Valley! Join us as we play and create nature related games and crafts all week long!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Registration opens at 8:30am on March 27th
  • Monday - Friday, August 12-16, 8:30am-3:30pm 

Week Plan/Themes*

  • Day 1-Wacky Wonderful Water 
  • Day 2-All Things Animals 
  • Day 3-Commute to K3 Corn Maze 
  • Day 4-Hike to Happy Valley 
  • Day 5-Plenty of Plants & Pals 

*Plans are subject to change

Age Groups 

  • 6-8 years old 
  • 9 - 12 years old

Cost
$200

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Art-Venture! 

Are you ready for an Art filled creative Adventure? Become an artistic explorer as we venture each day through different mediums from drawing, painting, and sculpture to inventive crafts and creating our own collaborative mural as we study local and masterful art along the way! Join us as we play and create art related games and crafts all week long!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • Registration opens at 8:30am on March 27th
  • Monday - Friday, August 19-23, 8:30am-3:30pm

Week Plan/Themes*

  • Day 1-Discover Drawing     
  • Day 2-Shaping Sculpture
  • Day 3-All Things Arts & Crafts
  • Day 4-Painting & Play
  • Day 5-Mural Magic & More 

*Plans are subject to change

Age Groups

  • 6-8 years old 
  • 9 - 12 years old

Cost
$200

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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No School Day Camps
Fairytale: Happily Ever After

Come to camp and live a day in the life of fairytale characters! Throughout the day we will make crafts such as magic wands, making crowns, and all things magical!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • April 15th from 8:30am - 3:30pm

Age
6 - 12 years old

Cost
$60.00

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Beach Day

Bring the beach and summer heat to you here at camp! The day will be filled with fun games and activities including beach volleyball, making flower crowns, and having sweet summer treats! See you there!

Upcoming Sessions (please login below to see availability)

  • May 6th from 8:30am - 3:30pm

Age
6 - 12 years old

Cost
$60.00

Location
Chuck MacLean Arts Centre
4809 - 52 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 1T9

Contact
Jayda Calon, Recreation Program Coordinator
P. 780.672.9949
E. recreation@camrose.ca

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Stay Safe! Courses

Real-world scenarios often call on children to respond to challenges. The Red Cross Stay Safe! program teaches applicable and age-appropriate skills, while increasing and reinforcing a youth's capacity to improve his or her own safety. Whether in their community or on their own, this group will be given better tools to Stay Safe! in a variety of different situations. This course is for youth between the ages of 9 - 13 years.

Upcoming Classes

  • Saturday, May 4th from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost
$46.80 plus materials

Location
Recreation Centre #1204 (Physio Lab)
4412 - 56 Street
Camrose, AB T4V 5K4

Contact
Lesley Heisler, Aquatics Supervisor
P. 780.672.9909
E. aquatic@camrose.ca 

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Swimming Lessons

Find out more about our Swimming Lessons.

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Lesley Heisler
Aquatics Supervisor
Aquatic Centre
5600 - 44 Avenue
Camrose, AB T4V 5K5
P. 780.672.9909
F. 780.672.4915
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