Spring/Summer 2015 - The Town of Arnprior

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Table of Contents
Director & Mayor’s Messages
2&3
Nick Smith Centre Information
4
Registration
5
Memberships
6&7
Rentals
9 & 10
Skating and Shinny Schedules
11
Public Swim Schedule
12
Programs & Classes
Swimming Lessons
13-16
Certifications & Training
17
Adult Pool Programs
18 & 19
Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
20- 23
All Ages Fitness & Lifestyle
24
Youth Fitness & Lifestyle
25 - 28
Summer Camps & Hockey School
33 & 34
Events
35 - 37
Recreation In The Community
38 & 39
Town Hall Services
Town Map (Centerfold)
30 & 31
Arnprior Public Library
40
Arnprior & District Museum
41
Town Hall
42
Municipal Licences, Fees and Information
43 - 44
Tax & Water Billing
44 & 45
By-Law Enforcement
46
Building Permits
47
Cemeteries
47
Arnprior Fire Department
48 -53
Waste Management
59 & 60
Community Information
Archives, Airport and Arnprior Regional Health
54 & 54
High School Volunteering
55
Communities in Bloom
55
Community Services & Resources
56 & 57
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Director’s Message
Welcome to the Spring and Summer of 2015!
Our Program Staff have been busy during the winter
planning for this year and we are certain that they
have put together a list of Programs and Events that
are sure to help make you and your family’s summer
very enjoyable.
For starters, our spring program sessions will include
swimming and fitness classes, Learn to Programs,
and Youth Activities. In the summer, please keep an
eye-out for our new programs as well as old favourites such as Orienteering and Dragon Boating. These
programs will be explained in further detail throughout the pages of this edition of the Arnprior Life.
If boating is your pleasure, please consider putting your boat in at the Marina or the Public Boat Launch and
enjoy the pleasures of the Ottawa or Madawaska Rivers.
Concerts in the Park will be back on Sunday afternoons from 2-4 pm with music that is sure to please the
ear. So bring your friends and family down to Robert Simpson Park and join us.
Don’t forget that Priorpalooza and the White Pine Festival will both be back for another year, along with a
new Event of a Dragon Boat Festival – hopefully set to take place in July. The regular Summer Programs of
Beach Volleyball, CampWanago, Hockey Schools and our Travelling Playgrounds will all be back in full swing
as well. So please read through this edition of Arnprior Life or check out our web site at www.arnprior.ca to
find out more about the regular programs and the many special events that go on here each summer.
Should you have an idea for a program that you may like to see happen, please be sure to contact the Nick
Smith Centre and one of our staff will be glad to help.
Please accept our invitation to come out and participate and have a very safe and enjoyable Summer!
Glenn Arthur
Director of Recreation Services
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Mayor’s Message
On behalf of the Town of Arnprior Council and Staff, it is my pleasure
to present you with the Town of Arnprior’s 2015 Spring and Summer
Edition of Arnprior Life. With the 2014 Municipal Election now
behind us, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome the newly
elected and the returning Members of Council, who will be working
together for the 2014-2018 term of Council.
2014 was a busy year and I am very pleased to announce that the
Town of Arnprior has reached an agreement with the Township
of McNab/Braeside with regards to both Recreation and Library
Services. I would like to thank Mayor Peckett and the newly elected
McNab/Braeside Council and we look forward to continuing this
relationship, working together to offer the best recreation, library,
and leisure programs in the region.
Arnprior is a community that offers exceptional indoor and outdoor facilities to accommodate a wide range
of activities and year-round events. I would like to take this opportunity to highlight some fantastic events
taking place in 2015: Priorpalooza (June 2015), Canada Day Celebrations (July 1, 2015), Dragon Boat Festival
(July 2015), and Sunday Concerts in the Park, just to name a few. We encourage you to join us for these
wonderful community events. Watch the Town’s website (www.arnprior.ca) for further details.
If this is your first time signing up for a Town program or workshop, I’m sure your experience will be
rewarding and enjoyable. We hope that you will be back for more in the near future. If you’re returning for
more fun, welcome back! Arnprior Life continues to be a valuable communication resource for residents to
learn about such things as the Town’s recreation programs and leisure services, important fire safety tips, as
well as important updates and reminders pertaining to Town services. The Town’s website (www.arnprior.
ca), Twitter account (@arnprior), and “Municipal Matters” section in the Arnprior Chronicle Guide also offer
a wide variety of up-to-date information for residents. These communication tools are available for all
residents and visitors alike to ensure everyone is kept up-to-date on local events and community matters.
The Town of Arnprior strives to provide affordable and unforgettable recreational activities for every
ability, taste and demographic. With programs and activities like Swimming, Yoga, Zumba, Day Camps,
and many more, we believe there is a program or activity for everyone. Don’t forget, along with the various
programs and activities that the Town has to offer, we are also privileged to have access to an abundance of
spectacular vistas, parks, waterfront, a diverse collection of local businesses, and other tourist attractions.
Being involved and active enhances quality of life, and also helps build a strong community. I hope that you
will take part in the many events and activities being offered this year!
Kindest Regards,
David Reid,
Mayor, Town of Arnprior
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What’s going on at the Nick Smith Centre ?
There is always a lot going on at the Nick Smith Centre.
With two ice surfaces, a pool, a fitness centre and a large
community hall there is something for everyone. Sign up
for one of our programs or join us for public skating or
swimming. There are many events held here all year long!
Contact: 613-623-7301
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 9:15 pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm
Location: 77 James Street in Arnprior, ON
We accept payment by: cash, cheque, visa, master card or debt.
Contact
Extension
Glenn Arthur, Director of Recreation Services
1793
Jay Koch, Pool/ Program Supervisor
1792
Rick Gwalchmai, Recreation Program Coordinator 1795
Kirk Ring, Operations Supervisor
1794
Linda Betts, Customer Service Representative
1791
Stay in the loop by following
the Nick Smith Centre
on Facebook
or @arnprior on twitter!
Fitness Centre
Arnprior Parks & Recreation invites new members to join our expanded Fitness Centre. The Centre features a 13-station universal weight gym, Precor treadmill, Life Cycle, Tectix ClimbMax machine, dumbbells
and more!
Members not familiar with the equipment must attend an orientation session prior to using the facility, at
a cost of $35. Potential members with past weight training experience must submit a request to Glenn
Arthur, Director of Recreation Services for orientation program exemption. Orientation sessions take place
as required. To register for a session, please call 613-623-7301 and leave your name and phone number.
Our trainer will contact you to arrange a convenient time for the orientation.
3 Month
6 Month
& 1 Year
Membership Options
Memberships starting
from $96!
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See Pg. 6 for membership rates.
Registration
Spring 2015
Registration - March 23rd - March 29th at the Nick Smith Centre.
Spring 2015 programs will run for 10 weeks, beginning on April 4th and will conclude by June 15th.
Please note that programs do not run on Monday April 6th and Monday May 18th.
Summer 2015
Registration - June 15th - June 21st at the Nick Smith Centre.
Summer 2015 programs will run for 10 weeks, beginning on June 22nd and will conclude by August 28th.
Please note that programs do not run on July 1st and August 3rd
Registration forms can be found online at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Have your Birthday at the Nick Smith Centre!
Option 1:
Option 2:
Option 3:
1 hour swimming
1 hour swimming
1 hour private skating
1 hour to enjoy pizza, pop, 1 hour facility rental
$119.18
cake & a free swim pass
up to 25 ppl - $133.00
up to 20 ppl - $240.00
Customized packages can sometimes be arranged.
up to 30 ppl - $268.00
For booking please call at least 7 days in advance.
Call to book today
613-623-7301
main street school of music
Professional
Instruction in
•Guitar
•Drums
•Voice
•Piano
•Bass
•Flute
•Mandolin
•Banjo
•Ukulele
•Lap & Pedal Steel
•Harmonica
Workshops - Vocal Groups - Garage Bands
Art Instruction with James Hrkach
Accessories - Books - Repairs
116 John St. North, Arnprior
613-622-5443
[email protected] mainstreetshoolofmusic.ca
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Memberships
Public Skating
Age
Length
Cost
Child (16 and under)
1 year
$81.56
Adult
$111.39
Family
$278.49
Senior
$81.56
Shinny Hockey
Age
Length
Cost
Child (16 and under) 3 months
Adult
6 months
Family
1 year
Senior
10 visits Punch Card
$214.26
$375.97
$642.88
$40.00
Fitness Room
Age
Length
Cost
Adult (18+)
3 months
$95.43
6 months
$149.34
1 year
$246.14
3 months
$82.90
6 months
$134.20
1 year
$230.48
Youth (14 - 17yrs.)
Fitness Centre & Public Swim Combined
Age
Length
Cost
Adult (18+)
3 months
$198.69
6 months
$305.66
1 year
$471.58
3 months
$125.99
6 months
$184.10
1 year
$298.42
Youth (14 - 17yrs.)
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Pool Memberships
Public Swim Memberships
Age
Length
Cost (In Town) Cost (Out of Town)
Family
6 months
$338.16
$507.24
1 year
$501.32
$751.98
6 months
$175.81
$263.72
1 year
$262.06
$393.09
6 months
$146.37
$219.56
1 year
$210.04
$315.06
6 months
$94.46
$141.69
1 year
$138.29
$207.44
Adult (over 16)
Child (16 and under)
Senior
Master Memberships
Age
Length
Cost (In Town)
Cost (Out of Town)
Family
6 months
$552.05
$828.08
1 year
$841.51
$1262.27
6 months
$283.23
$424.85
1 year
$424.56
$636.84
Single
Public Swim Memberships cover the cost
of all Recreational Swims including Public,
Family, Leisure, Adult and Early Bird.
Master Memberships cover the cost of all
Recreational Swims including Public, Family,
Leisure, Adult and Early Bird PLUS the cost
of Children’s Group Swimming Lessons from
Parent & Tot to Level 10.
We are offering our “Arnprior Gets Active” passes again this year! All
students in Grades 5 and 9 will receive a free Community Access Pass
for access to the Nick Smith Centre for free public and family swimming, jr. shinny, public skating, dodgeball, after-school programs and
our “learn to…” programs! Passes will be handed out in all local schools in
September 2014 (John XXIII, St. Joseph’s, Walter Zadow, A.J. Charbonneau, McNab and Arnprior District High School). St. Joe’s High School students are also eligible for a pass, but students must
contact the Nick Smith Centre to obtain a pass.
A Family Involvement Pass will be available to families of Grade 5 students only. It will allow these families
free facility usage for the parents/guardians and the siblings of the student, thereby enabling all families
with a child in Grade 5 to participate in the activities with them. This pass is used to promote family time
and physical activity together. When using the family pass, the Grade 5 student must be present. Any
family member may use the pass to participate in public or family swimming and public skating with the
child. We urge parents to come as a family to take full advantage of the pass program.
To obtain a Family Involvement Pass, a parent or guardian must contact the Nick Smith Centre.
This program is proudly sponsored by the Arnprior Optimists.
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Launched in September 2004, KidSport Renfrew
County is a charitable program helping children in
our community play sports. Sports are one of the
few activities where children have the potential to
experience positive physical, mental, emotional and
social development all in the same environment.
KidSport focuses on sport so that all children have
the opportunity to play.
We are pleased to join forces with the Canadian Tire Jump Start Program in helping kids participate in
organized sports. Both charitable programs provide funds to help offset the costs of registration fees and
equipment. KidSport Renfrew County would love to hear from groups, organizations, coaches,
teachers or parents who know someone who is experiencing barriers to participating in sport and
recreation. Or if you are aware of children who are in need of some form of financial support, please pass
along the information. Together we can make a difference in the lives of children and youth in our
community.
Applications can be picked up at the Nick Smith Centre or by calling 613-623-7301. Renfrew County
children between the ages of 3 and 18 years old can apply for up to $250 per season. The Adjudication
Committee meets throughout the year to disburse funds for each season’s activities.
Grant Eligibility:
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Preference is given to athletes being introduced to sport for the first time.
Grants are for youth 18 years and under.
Grants are available to residents of Renfrew County.
Eligible activities must be introductory-level sport that has a series of ongoing lessons, taught by a
qualified coach.
• Elite Camps, private lessons, travel to playoffs/tournaments, championships, and equipment upgrades
are not eligible.
• Endorsement letters by coaches, registrars and/or directors of clubs/leagues are not acceptable.
• Funding for sporting activities in which the child/youth is already enrolled.
Grant Characteristics:
• Grants range from $50 to $250, paid directly to the sports organization or retailer.
• Grants are designed to help overcome social and economic barriers that have prevented or limited
participation in organized sport.
• Grant eligibility is one (1) per child per season. We reserve the right to limit the total number of grants
per family.
• Applicants for a registration fee grant must submit a copy of the sport club registration form that identifies the specific registration fee for the athlete.
• Equipment purchase requests are limited in value, must be a reasonable cost, and grant requests must
be accompanied by a detailed summary of the items and all costs, prepared and endorsed by the retailer.
• Grants are not meant to replace existing recreation and/or social service funding for sport participation.
Grant Processing:
• Grants are processed by the adjudication committee throughout the year.
• Incomplete and/or ineligible applications will be returned.
• KidSport Renfrew County and its members will protect the confidentiality of all applicants and endorsements to the best of their abilities.
• Guidelines are subject to change by the KidSport Renfrew County Board of Directors.
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Rentals
To rent a facility please contact the Nick Smith Centre at 613-623-7301.
All rental rates are subject to HST.
Additional Facility User General Liability Insurance fees may apply.
All cancellations are subject to fees set out in the Town’s Recreation Facility Usage Policy.
Arena & Ice Rental
Winter Prime Time & All Summer
Winter Non - Prime Time
Category Cost per Hour
Category Cost per Hour
In Town
Out of
Town
Adults
$169.77
$253.50
Minors
$130.00
$195.00
In Town
Out of
Town
Adults
$142.50
$213.75
Minors
$104.34
$156.51
Slab Rental
Facility
Other
Cost
Summer Tournaments/
Schools (for a period of
5 days or more)
Facility
Cost
Ice (12 Hours)
$1217.56
Slab (12 Hours)
$653.33
Daily Community
Hall Rate
$436.08
Tournament Rates - Daily Ice/Slab/Hall Rates
Hourly Rate (Community Group or
leagues; no set-up)
$62.52
Daily Rate
400 ppl or less
$1187.68
Over 400 ppl
$1419.65
Set-up/Tear
Down
Daily Rate
$626.52
Hydro Fees &
Set-up
Daily Rate
$626.52
Electrical Fees
Inside
$594.34
Hall* (1 set-up 7 pm included)
1:30 am
Outside
$961.74
* If booked in conjunction with arena tournament
Facility
Other
Ice (12 Hours)
Cost
In Town
Out of Town
Adults
$1690.00
$2535.00
Minors
$1300.00 $1950.00
Slab (12 Hours) Adults
$1249.48
Minors
$1874.22
$640.22
Pool Rentals
Recreational Swim Rental Per Hour
School Rental
Facility
In Town
Out of Town
Facility
Basic Fee
$81.03
$121.55
Basic Fee
(includes 1 staff)
$97.11
Staff Fee
$29.50 per Guard
Staff Fee
(1:10 ratio)
$29.49
Cost per Hour
Instructional Swim Rental Per Hour
Club Rentals
Facility
In Town
Out of Town
Facility
Cost per Hour
Basic Fee
$171.92
$275.88
Basic Fee
$68.55
Staff (1:10 ratio) $34.90 maximum
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Rentals
Robert Simpson Park Rental
Facility
Cost
Gazebo Only
$93.65
Gazebo including chairs, tables, sound system,
set-up and tear down
$442.98
Licensed Event
$936.63
Ball Diamond Rentals
Type
Cost
Adult League
$50.12 per Game
Minor Leagues, Recreation Affliates $22.81 per Game
Minor Tournaments
$228.19per Day, per Diamond
Adult Tournaments
$401.21 per Day, per Diamond
Out of Town
$75.18 per Game
Marina Rental
Facility
Cost
Slip Rental for the season
$31.50 per foot
Slip Rental for the Month
$15.75 per foot
Transit
$10.50 per day
Refundable Key Deposit
$25.00
Daily Launch
$10
Seasonal Launch Pass
$100
Community Hall Rentals
Facility
Other
Cost
Hourly Rates - Daily
No set-up, No Bar
$62.59
Bar Charge
Sunday - Thursday
$108.17
Overtime (after 1:30 am)
Everyday
$57.89
Bar Run by NSC
$324.63
Permit
$123.04
Damage Deposit
$150.00
Service Club Rate
7 am to lease extending past
6 pm
$1039.77
Community Groups
No set-up included
No Charge
Getting Married? See pg. 44 for information on marriage licences and Town Hall ceremonies.
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Skating and Shinny Schedules
Due to Special Events that may be booked
after publication, please call 613 623 7301 or
visit the Live section of www.arnprior.ca to
confirm dates.
It is recommended that helmets be worn at all times.
Skate Aids are available during public skating.
Public Skating
Children & Seniors $2.50
Adults $3.00
Month
Friday (6 - 7:20 pm)
Sunday (12:00 - 1:50 pm)
March
6, 13, 27
15, 22
April
5
June
5, 12, 19, 26
7, 14, 21, 28
July
3, 10, 17, 24, 31
5, 12, 19, 26
August
7, 14, 21, 28
2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September
4, 11, 18, 25
6, 13, 20, 27
Exceptions: School Holidays, March Break & Special Events
Note: On PA Days, Public Skating will take place from 1 – 2:50 pm
Moms, Dads, Tots & Seniors Skate
No Admission Charge, helmets must be worn
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
1 – 2:50 pm
Tuesday & Thursday
11:00 – 11:50 am
Adult Shinny
16 years & over, helmets must be worn
$5.00 per person
Monday - Friday (June - Sept.)
9 - 10 am
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday (June - Sept.)
4 - 5 pm
Public Skating and Shinny memberships are available, please see page 6 for details and rates.
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Public Swim Schedule
Spring (March 23 - June 21)
Rates
Children under 2 $1.00
Children 2 - 16 & Seniors $2.50
Adults $3
Monday
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Leisure 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Leisure 11:00 am - 12:00pm
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Leisure 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Public 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
*Senior Swim 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Thursday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Leisure 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Leisure 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Public 8:00 - 9:00 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Friday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Leisure 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Public 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Public 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Family 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Adult 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Family 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Summer (June 22 - September 4th)
Monday
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Leisure 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Public 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Leisure 9:00 - 10:00 am
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Public 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Public 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Public 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Thursday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Leisure 9:00 - 10:00 am
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Public 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Adult 9:00 - 10:00 pm
Friday
Early Bird 7:00 - 8:00 am
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
* Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Leisure 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Family 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Public 7:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday
Leisure 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Adult 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Family 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Public 2:00 - 3:00 pm
* Free Swim Sponsored by Tim Hortons
Early Bird Swim - for swimmers who wish to swim laps and have a morning workout. Lane
markers in pool indicate “slow”, “medium” and “fast” lanes.
Public Swims - open to anyone who wishes to attend. The pool surface is usually wide open
with no lane markers.
Family Swims - provide a time in the pool for families or groups to swim together.
Adult swims - open to anyone 16 or older. The pool is set up with lane markers and most
participants are swimming laps.
Leisure swims - open to anyone 16 or older either alone or with children 5 years old or
younger. These swims have no restrictions on how participants must swim.
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Swimming Lessons
Level
Requirement to
Register
In this level
Sea Otter
3 -5 years
Swimmers work on front and back floats and glides, kicking on front
with a buoyant object, and will be able to swim 1 metre upon completion of this level.
Salamander 3-5 years, successful
completion of the
skills in Sea Otter
Swimmers work on improving their front and back float and jumping into chest deep water unassisted. Kicking is added to the front
and back glide and swimmers will be able to swim 2 metres upon
completion.
Sunfish
3-6 years, successful
completion of the
skills in Salamander
Swimmers work on kicking and can perform glides (front and back),
enter deep water safely, float in deep water, swim with a PFD, and
swim 5 metres continuously.
Crocodile
3-6 years, successful
completion of the
skills in Sunfish
Swimmers further develop the front and back glide with kick, front
and back swim, jump into deep water, swim with a PDF in deep water, and swim 10 metres continuously.
Whale
3-6 years, successful
completion of the
skills in Crocodile
Swimmers increase their distance on front and back glide with kick,
increase distance on front and back swim, learn the sitting dive, and
will be able to swim 15 metres continuously upon completion of the
level.
Swim Plus (formerly “Sears I Can Swim”)
Swim Plus is an innovative program that introduces competitive swimming strokes, starts and turns with a
huge emphasis on FUN!! If you’d like a change from the routine of regular swimming lessons and if you’re
up for improving your skills and endurance, then Swim Plus is for you! Before starting the Swim Plus
program, participants should have completed Red Cross Level 4. The program leader is Jane Dowd, precomp Coach for the Bluefish Swim Club.
For more information, please feel free to call Jane at the Nick Smith Centre Pool: 623-7301 ext. 1781
Swim Plus takes place twice per week, Tuesdays and Fridays: 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Cost: $150 for ten weeks
The Swim Plus program follows the schedule of regular swimming lessons during the spring session.
149 Madawaska Blvd.
Arnprior, Ontario
K7S 1S6
Tel: 613-623-3137
1-888-734-3276
www.reidbros.ca
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Swimming Lessons
Level
Requirement to
Register
In this level
Level 1
Minimum 5 years old, no Swimmers develop front and back float, front and back glide, flutter
previous swimming expe- kick (assisted), shallow water entries and exits, and swim 5 metres.
rience required
Level 2
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers learn front and back glide with flutter kick, develop front
completion of level 1
swim, complete deep-water activities (assisted) and swim 10 metres continuously.
Level 3
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back glide with
completion of level 2
flutter kick unassisted, wear a PFD in deep water, float in deep
water, and swim 15 metres continuously.
Level 4
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers learn back swim with shoulder roll and front crawl (10m),
completion of level 3
work on flutter kick on back, perform kneeling dive, introduction to
sculling and swim 25 metres continuously.
Level 5
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers develop front crawl (15m), learn back crawl (15m), learn
completion of level 4
stride dive and treading water, perform head-first sculling on back,
and swim 50 metres continuously.
Level 6
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (25m),
completion of level 5
learn elementary back stroke (15m), learn dolphin kick, tread
water in deep water, perform front dive, and swim 75 metres
continuously.
Level 7
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (50m)
completion of level 6
and elementary back stroke (25m), learn front scull, perform whip
kick on front and dolphin kick, learn stride entry and swim 150
metres continuously.
Level 8
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (75m)
completion of level 7
and elementary back stroke (25m), learn breast stroke (15m), learn
eggbeater/tread water, perform feet-first surface dive and standing
shallow dive, and swim 300 metres continuously.
Level 9
Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (100m),
completion of level 8
elementary back stroke (50m) and breast stroke (25m), learn
sidestroke kick, perform head-first surface dives, and swim 400
metres continuously.
Level 10 Minimum 5 years old, and Swimmers increase their distance on front and back crawl (100m),
completion of level 9
elementary back stroke (50m) and breast stroke (50m), learn side
stroke (25m), perform dolphin kick (vertical), learn feet-and-head
–first surface dives with underwater swim, and swim 500 metres
continuously.
Swimming Lesson Cost: In Town - $96.29 Out of Town - $144.43
Celebrate your birthday with us.... see page 5 for our swimming & Skating party packages!
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Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Spring Session (Saturday April 4 - Monday June 15)
Level
Monday
Parent & Tot
Sea Otter
11 - 11:30 am
5:30 - 6 pm
6 - 6:30 pm
Salamander 11:30am - 12pm
6- 6:30 pm
Sunfish
11:30am - 12pm
5:30 - 6 pm
Crocodile
11 - 11:30 am
5:30 - 6 pm
Whale
6 - 6:30 pm
Level
Tuesday
Level 1
Tuesday
Thursday
6 - 6:30 pm
9:30 - 10 am
6 - 6:30 pm
9:30 - 10 am
5:30 - 6 pm
6 - 6:30 pm
9:30 - 10 am
5:30 - 6 pm
6 - 6:30pm
5 - 5:30 pm
9 - 9:30 am
9:30 - 10 am
9:00 - 9:30 am
9:30 - 10 am
5:30 - 6 pm
9 - 9:30 am
5:30 - 6 pm
5 - 5:30 pm
9 - 9:30 am
9:30 - 10 am
10:30 - 11 am
9 - 9:30 am
9 - 9:30 am
5:30 - 6 pm
9:30 - 10 am
10 - 10:30am
5:30 -6 pm
6 - 6:30 pm
10 - 10:30am
6 - 6:30 pm
11 - 11:30 am
6:30 - 7 pm
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
10 - 10:30am
Friday
Saturday
5:30 - 6 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
9 - 9:30 am
10:30 - 11 am
Level 2
6:30 - 7 pm
6:30 - 7 pm
9:30 - 10 am
Level 3
6:30 - 7 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
5 - 5:30 pm
9 - 9:30 am
Level 4
6 - 6:30 pm
6 - 6:30 pm
6:30 - 7pm
10 - 10:30 am
Level 5
6:30 - 7 pm
6:30 - 7 pm
6 - 6:30 pm
10:30 - 11 am
Level 6
7 - 7:45 pm
7 - 7:45 pm
4 - 4:45 pm
11 - 11:45 am
Level 7
7 - 7:45 pm
Level 8
7 - 7:45 pm
11 - 11:45 am
Level 9
7 - 7:45 pm
Level 10
7 - 7:45 pm
Swim Plus
5:30 - 6:30 pm
11 - 11:45 am
5:30 - 6:30 pm
Adult Lessons When: Monday from 6:30 - 7:30 pm Cost: In Town $10/class, Out of Town: $15/class
Note: There will be no lessons on April 6th and May 18th
Private & Semi-Private Lessons
At the time of registration, please complete a supplementary form indicating your level, preferred time,
as well as the preferred day that you would like to receive a semi-private lesson. We will contact you if we
have some available options to confirm your registration.
Private lessons are only offered in cases of special needs or circumstances. In order to ensure that your
request for a private lesson is considered, please ensure that you have completed both the registration
form as well as the supplementary form.
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Swimming Lessons
Summer Session
Level
Tuesday & Thursday
Monday Through Friday
Parent & Tot
5 - 5:30 pm
Sea Otter
5:30 - 6 pm
6- 6:30 pm
10 - 10:30 am
11:30 am - 12 pm
Salamander
5 - 5:30 pm
6:30 - 7 pm
10:30 -11 am
11 - 11:30 am
Sunfish
5 - 5:30 pm
5:30 - 6 pm
11 - 11:30 am
Crocodile/Whale
6:30 - 7 pm
11:30 am - 12 pm
Level 1
5:30 - 6 pm
10 - 10:30 am
Level 2
6 - 6:30 pm
10:30 - 11 am
Level 3
6 - 6:30 pm
11 - 11:30 am
Level 4
7 - 7:30 pm
10:30 - 11 am
Level 5/6
7 - 7:45 pm
10 - 10:30 am
Level 7/8
7 - 7:45 pm
Level 9/10
7 - 7:45 pm
Semi-private
Semi-private lessons are not regularly scheduled through the summer
sessions but may possibly be arranged if the need arises. Please enquire and
make your request at time of registration.
Individualized or private A very limited number of individualized or “private” lessons may be arranged
for participants with special needs or requirements. Please enquire at time of
registration.
Session Dates (Monday through Friday Lessons)
Session 1: July 6 - July 17
Session 2: July 20 - 31
Session 3: Aug 4 - Aug 14
Session 4: Aug 17 - Aug 28
Cost
In Town: $96.29
Out of Town: $144.43
Session Dates (Tuesday & Thursday Evenings)
Session 1: June 30 - July 23
Session 2: July 28 - August 20
Cost
8 Classes per session at a reduced rate:
In Town: $73.46
Out of Town: $110.19
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For the week of August 17 - 21, all
regularly scheduled classes at 10
& 10:30 am will take place ONE
HOUR earlier (9 or 9:30 am)
MacPherson
Plumbing & Heating
Serving Arnprior and Area since 1970
Gas - Propane - Hot Water Heating - Air Conditioning
Water Treatment - Pressure Systems & Pumps
Retail Showroom - Fixtures, Faucets, Valves & Fittings
106 Daniel Street North
Arnprior, ON K7S 2K9
Tel. (613)-623-5832
Fax (613)-623-3664
www.macphersonplumbingandheating.com
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Certifications & Training
Bronze Star
Bronze Star is an excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problemsolving and decision-making skills individually and in partners. Candidates learn CPR and develop the
lifesaving skills needed in order to become a certified lifeguard. Includes a timed 400 m swim.
Prerequisite: Completed Level 10 and 12 years of age or younger
Spring: Sunday 4:00 - 5:30 pm from April 26 - June 1
Cost: In Town: $96.29 + hst, Out of Town: $144.43 + hst
Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross
Spring: Saturday & Sunday 5:30 - 7:30 pm from April 25 - May 31, plus exam (excluding May 16 & 17)
Summer: Check our Facebook Page and arnprior.ca/whats-new for updates
Cost: In Town: $140.00 +hst, Out of Town: $170.00 +hst
Bronze Medallion Prerequisites: 13 years old or 12 years old with Bronze Star
Bronze Cross Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid
“L.I.V.E.”: Lifeguard/Instructor Volunteer Experience
Pool Deck Assistants: This volunteer-based opportunity for youth is designed to develop skills and interest
in aquatic instruction, aquatic safety supervision and to gain first aid knowledge specific to an aquatic
setting. Participants will be paired with our qualified staff and pool supervisors to provide assistance
with instructional program delivery, lifeguarding and general pool operations. The goal of this program
is to engage youth and encourage them to pursue advanced aquatic training which could open doors to
potential future employment in the aquatic field. This program will encourage participants to develop
leadership skills, and provide opportunities to be involved in aquatic instruction and exposure to the
responsibilities and roles of a lifeguard.
Participant Prerequisites: Candidates must have completed Level 10 in the Red Cross Learn to Swim
program and must be 12 years of age or older. Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross would be
considered assets but are not necessary.
Participant Expectations:
• Assist instructors in preparing for lessons and gathering equipment and resources
• Participate in aquatic classes and offer support and assistance to the students in each class under
the direction and supervision of the Instructor
• Participate and assist our staff training sessions as “victims” or as “untrained bystanders” in mock
pool situations
• Act as a ‘Shadow Guard’ at open swims, working with lifeguards to gain an understanding of the role
and function of a lifeguard as well as how to properly conduct safety supervision
• Assist with proper storage of deck equipment and provide support with the general physical
cleanliness of the pool area
• Identify the pathways of Advanced Aquatic Training and a plan of action to attain the appropriate
certifications to achieve employment as an instructor/lifeguard
• Identify with and begin to develop desirable characteristics to be an effective swimming instructor
and lifeguard
Details: There is no charge to participate in this program but registration is required. Each participant in our
L.I.V.E. Pool Deck Assistant program can choose from a number of time frames, both evenings and
weekends, to assist our instructors and lifeguards. Participants will be contacted at the beginning of the
instructional session to co-ordinate their individual schedules. This program provides an excellent
opportunity to explore the world of aquatics and could potentially lead to employment as an instructor/
lifeguard. Sign up and be one of the first members of this exciting club!
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Adult Pool Programs
Aquafit
Aquafit provides an excellent workout, increasing both aerobic and muscular fitness without the risk
of high impact moves. Our classes are also ideally suited to those who are less mobile due to arthritis
and similar conditions. Safe and effective exercise routines are choreographed to upbeat music, then
presented in an easy-to-follow format. Aquafit is an amazing exercise program suited to most everyone.
Cost: Full session for $ $115.85 In Town; $173.78 Out Of Town, (3 classes per week)
10 class punch card $71.80, drop in cost $8.00 per class
Spring Session: April 8 - June 15th (no class May 18th)
Summer Session: June 22 - August 28th (no classes July 1 or August 3)
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
9 - 10 am
9 - 10 am
9 - 10 am
10 - 11 am*
* Offered during the Spring session only.
10 - 11 am*
Heart Wise exercise programs are intended for participants who are interested or
concerned about their heart health. The University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the County of Renfrew
Paramedic Service, the Province of Ontario and other community agencies are encouraging persons with
cardiac conditions to participate in many regular fitness programs that have been identified as a “Heart
Wise Exercise Program.” Aquafitness at the Nick Smith Centre is a Heart Wise Program!
your distinctive destination.
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Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Adult Pool Programs
Krista’s Circuit H20
Class sizes are limited, so you’ll need to register if you want to participate. Registration begins Sept. 15.
There is no drop in fee or punch card for this specialized class.
Evening Circuit H2O
Circuit H2O is a new and exciting approach to exercising in the water. If you’re looking for a more
intense and rigorous aquatic workout, then this may be just the class for you! It’s perfectly suited to those
who are comfortable in the water and those with a basic level of fitness. Don’t be scared off by this; it’s just
not a class for absolute beginners, that’s all. This exhilarating class is led by Krista Jefferies, so we know you’ll
have a great workout and a lot of fun too!
Spring Session: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Running from April 8 - May 27 (8 classes)
Cost: $64.00 + hst.
Morning Circuit H20
Slightly less intense than the evening class and it’s a great opportunity for older adults to try a new kind of
Aquafit class! Krista will follow the same basic format as her evening classes … a series of different “stations”
with focused and fun exercises, along with appropriate warm-up and cool-down but with less intensity — so
it’s appropriate for anyone. Come and give it a try; we know you’ll love it.
Spring Session: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Running from April 7 - May 26 (8 classes)
Cost: $64.00 + hst
eXceL Waterfit with Krista Jefferies
“ A great opportunity to improve your health in a fun, supportive and healthy environment”
This program is designed for people who are experiencing limited mobility due to arthritis, fibromyalgia,
obesity, joint replacement, flexibility impairment and many other physical limitations. This program may
also benefit those who have post surgical rehabilitation, stroke and other medical conditions.
The eXceL waterfit program is designed to utilize the natural support and resistance of the water to
improve your overall fitness level. Some benefits, which have been evident in the current program, are
improvements in core stability, co-ordination, muscular strength, balance, mobility and an overall increase
in the feeling of well being.
Cost:
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
1 - 2 pm
1 - 2 pm
1 - 2 pm
5:30 - 6:30 pm *
1 x week: $75
2 x week: $125
3 x week: $150
* There will be no instruction during the summer session. A self-guided “eXceL Swim” will take place on
wednesday evenings.
Spring Session: April 8 - June 12
Summer Session: June 22 - August 28
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
Julia Clarke’s Pilates Plus – Straight to the Core
An exciting new take on the tried and tested method of the Pilates formula that we know and love that
gives sure fire results:
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muscle-sculpting,
core-firming,
overall strength and flexibility
improved posture - but that’s not all……….
Julia is bringing new exercises that are designed to attack those often troublesome areas – not only your
core but much more. “Tone, tighten and define your whole body”. Enjoy a new take on this already great
class while listening to a wide variety of timeless music from traditional to modern. This program is most
definitely suitable for all ages and fitness levels!
Spring Session: Wednesdays at 6:15 pm from April 22nd – June 24th
Where: Nick Smith Centre
Cost: $80 plus tax (10 classes); $10 per class drop in fee
PiYO Live with Julia Clarke
Back by popular demand is PiYO Live! A high-intensity, low-impact workout for a new kind of STRONG!
We’ve taken the very best of Pilates and Yoga-inspired moves and CRANKED UP THE SPEED to give you
full-throttle cardio, strength and flexibility training – all at once! PiYO packs it ALL into each workout so
you can build lean muscle mass as you BURN CRAZY CALORIES, without weights, without jumps and
without destroying your body!
Spring Session: Wednesdays at 7:30 pm from April 22nd – June 24th
Where: Nick Smith Centre
Cost: $80 plus tax (10 classes); $10 per class drop in fee
Free “Come-and-try-it”
Classes
If you’re wondering what these
new fitness classes are all about,
then come
and try our free promotional classes!
When: Wednesday, April 15th, Pilates Plus at 6:15
pm and PiYO LIVE! at 7:30 pm.
There’s absolutely no obligation, but if you enjoy the
program – and we’re certain you will – then you can
choose to register for the full 10-week session or just
drop-in when you can!
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Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
Line Dancing
This is a perfect time to add some “fun and spice” to your exercise routine!
Get ready to “step” it up and “kick” up your heels with ... line dancing! Instructor Hyacinth Chatterton has
designed a program to welcome all participants — from beginning dancers, to the more experienced ones.
Therefore, this activity will accommodate three standard levels — the beginner/novice level, the intermediate level and the performance level. In addition to the traditional country and western music, you will be
introduced to modern dances that have been choreographed to other genres of music — Cha-cha, Latin,
Swing, Waltz and many others. Participants will also have the opportunity to visit and dance with other
line dancing groups in the area, and to participate in local benefit performances on special occasions.
When: Mondays from April 13th to June 22nd (excluding May 18th)
Beginner Level: 12 - 1 pm
Novice/Intermediate Level: 1:30 - 3 pm
Where: Nick Smith Centre - Community Hall
Cost: $80.00 +hst (10 classes) or drop-in fee of $10 per class
Yoga
Yoga provides many benefits: stress reduction and relaxation, increased flexibility and
strength, and an opportunity to explore a healthier body-mind and soul connection
through postures, breathing techniques and meditation. Our program is led by Linda
Sewell, a certified yoga instructor who is well known for her friendly, welcoming manner
and competent instruction. Please remember to bring a blanket, mat or towel to all classes
for floor work. This class is conveniently scheduled for those who are staying at home or
working shifts. It will operate primarily as a beginner yoga class, but those with some
experience are certainly welcome.
Spring Session: Wednesdays at 9 am from April 8 - May 27.
Where: Arnprior Library
Cost: $120.00 +hst (8 classes)
Stay in the loop by following the Nick Smith
Centre on Facebook or @arnprior on twitter!
Katrina Kahn
Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Zumba, PiYo, Bellyfit, Tabata,
H.I.I.T, pilates, strength training,
Ab Blast and more!
(613) 622-5705,
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/FitnessWithKatrina
www.fitnesswithkatrina.com
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
Arnprior Women’s Ball Hockey League 2015
Ball hockey is a great sport that combines aspects of ice hockey and street hockey. Teams are composed of
5 players along with 1 goalie. Players may use only use ice hockey sticks (no helmets, etc) while goalies are
expected to wear face masks, a baseball glove and goalie stick, which will be provided. Ball hockey is played
with a light orange ball and is a NON-CONTACT sport. If players wish to wear protective gear such as shin
guards or gloves, that’s acceptable, but it does not waive the non contact rule.
The Arnprior Women’s Ball Hockey league is open to players of ANY level of experience, from beginner to
intermediate to advanced. This is a noncompetitive league that is open to anyone who would like to join.
Experienced players will be put on teams with intermediate and beginner levels, and should be expected
to help mentor players to become better acquainted with the game and the skills. This is a really excellent
opportunity to participate in a fun and healthy activity and to expand a league that had such great success
in its first year!
The number of teams in this league will depend upon the number of players enrolled. A draft will be
completed, taking into account the experience level of players, so that fair and balanced teams will be
created. After the draft takes place, further details regarding team composition and scheduling will be
provided by team Captains. Each Captain will notify all players of the exact start date in April, likely midApril. Details to come regarding a year-end tournament.
THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR THIS LEAGUE
When: April - July, Monday evenings 6:30 - 9:30 pm
IS MARCH 31ST, DON’T MISS OUT!
Where: Arena B at the Nick Smith Centre
Cost: $60 per player
For more information please contact:
[email protected]
Arnprior Ladies Recreational
Softball League 2015 Season
Looking for a fun night out with the girls?
Only $75 for the season!
Season runs mid-May to mid-August.
Games are every
Thursday night 7 pm or 8:30 pm
at the Braeside RA Centre.
Registration forms are available at the
Nick Smith Centre or the McNab/Braeside
Township office.
Must be 19 yr or older to play.
FOR COMPLETE BOOKING SERVICES
CONTACT - PATRICIA BAMBRICK
YOUR FULL SERVICE BOOKKEEPING
PROFESSIONAL
Telephone - 613-622-5693
Fax No. - 613-623-0985
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Deadline for registration is May 1, 2015
For more information call:
Sara Stockton
President
613-298-3449
or
Nordella Zimmerling
Vice-President
613-623-4343
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Adult Fitness & Lifestyle
Adult Orienteering Program - Beyond Basics
Orienteering is the sport of skilled
navigation. The goal is to find a series of checkpoints (called controls)
shown on the map, choosing routes both on and off trail to find those
checkpoints, and return to the finish. With only the course map and a
compass to guide you, navigation is all important. Sound interesting?
Then join us for this 5 week program just for adults!
When: Mondays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm from April 13th - May 11th
Where: A mix of McNamara Trail, the Arnprior Ball Diamonds and Robert Simpson Park
Cost: $50.00/ participant
Information night: Join us, March 23rd from 5 -6 pm at the Nick
Smith Centre, along with instructors from Ottawa Orienteering to ask
questions, see demonstrations and learn about this growing sport and
about the programming options we have to offer the whole family.
Volunteers Needed
At The Arnprior &
District Museum
You will gain valuable skills, achieve personal satisfaction, meet
new people, and make a difference at
YOUR Museum!!
Volunteers Needed for Various Tasks
For more information about joining our volunteer team,
do not hesitate to call the
Arnprior and District Museum at 613-623-4902
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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All Ages Fitness & Lifestyle
Mixed Beach Volleyball
Spend your Wednesday evenings bumping, diving and laughing with friends this summer. Put together a
team and sign up now for mixed beach volleyball at the beautiful Robert Simpson Park beach.
Teams must consist of a minimum of 6 players (with a few spares in case someone can’t make it one night),
and teams must have at least 2 girls on the court at all times. Participants must be in Grade 9 or older. Due
to court space and scheduling this program is limited to 12 teams so be sure to register soon. Individuals
wishing to play may provide us with their contact information so that they may be notified if a space opens
up on a team.
When: June 3 - August 12, Wednesday Evenings (games are scheduled from 6 - 9 pm)
Cost: $40 per individual
Register in person at the Nick Smith Centre until May 8th.
For more information e-mail Morgan at [email protected]
Dragon Boat Fun Day
Come out and give Dragon Boating a try! Arnprior Recreation is pleased to offer families and
individuals an opportunity to try this exciting sport, free of charge. You’ll get a chance to go out
in the boat and paddle along side experienced volunteers. When you get back to shore,
you can go to our free hot dog BBQ too. If you’ve always wanted to experience the FUN of
Dragon Boating, this is a perfect opportunity!
Saturday, June 27th; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Arnprior Marina boat launch.
Karate Programming for the Whole Family
The Arnprior Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to be partnering with Villeneuve Real Karate to
bring you high quality karate instruction for the whole family. Karate is a great way to develop and improve
physical fitness, focus and strength. In addition, the martial arts help to encourage self-discipline and
socialization skills of children. Truly a workout for the body, mind and spirit. Children must be 6 years of age
to register.
Fee Structure - based on a 12 week session. Rates are the same for adults
Class Fee
One Time Membership Fee*
Total Fee for New Participants
One Student
$230
$50
$280
Two Students
$350
$75
$425
Family
$475
$100
$575
*First time registrants have an additional, one-time fee levied for their membership into the Association
Class Schedule - Spring Session: April 14 - July 5 Summer Session: July 7- September 27
Tuesday
Thursday
Sunday
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6-7 pm- beginners
6-7 pm- beginners
1-3 pm- all levels
7-8:30 pm- advanced
7-8:30 pm- advanced
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Youth Fitness & Lifestyle Spring
Kids Running Free Spring Edition
Kids, running and the great outdoors, could you get a better
combination?
Orienteering Ottawa is back to offer this great program in the Spring.
Join us once a week to improve your running speed, agility, endurance,
strength, problem-solving and navigational skills- all packaged for the
most fun possible!
When: Mondays from 6:30 - 7:30 pm from April 13th - June 8th
(no session on Monday May 18th)
Where: A mix of McNamara Trail, Arnprior Ball Diamonds and Robert
Simpson Park
Cost: $100.00/ participant
Information night: Join us, March 23rd from 5 -6 pm at the Nick
Smith Centre, along with instructors from Ottawa Orienteering to ask
questions, see demonstrations and learn about this growing sport and
about the programming options we have to offer the whole family.
Free Active Monday Drop In !
Join us Monday nights for indoor sports and games where you can meet new friends, get active and
have fun playing games like dodgeball, kick-ball and body ball.
When: Mondays 5 - 6 pm
Sept 29th, 2014 - June 1st, 2015
Excludes holidays and P.A. Days
Visit page 33 for information on our
Summer Fun In the Park Series!
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Youth Fitness & Lifestyle Spring
Little People’s Program
Offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 am with flexible
attendance option; you can come for one day, two days, three days, or you can attend all four days each
week, it’s your choice! You don’t want to miss Thursday morning when we conclude with a 30-minute
recreational play in the pool and parents can attend this swim if they wish! If you plan on attending less
than four days per week, we will ask you to let us know which days of the week you will be coming.
The Little People’s Program is offered at the Nick Smith Centre every Fall, Winter and Spring session. It is
open to any child who is toilet-trained and over the age of two. Participants in this program should wear
comfortable clothing and shoes and they should bring a drink along with them each day. Our Little People
enjoy various games, song, crafts, stories and special events while enhancing skills of sharing,
co-operation and interaction. Special themes each week offer the opportunity to explore areas of
particular interest. On occasion, we also host special guests. All of this and much more is offered under
the guidance of very caring and experienced staff.
Spring Session: April 7th - June 11th, 2015
Little People does not run through the summer
1 day per week
2 days per week
3 days per week
4 days per week
$72*
$136*
$205*
$240
* $20 additional pool fee if Thursday is one of your chosen days to attend
Youth Ball Hockey
Our popular league is back! Don’t
miss out on this opportunity,
register now! Boys and girls of all skill
levels are both welcome to play! Youth
players need shin guards,
helmet with cage, hockey gloves
and a stick.
When: Wednesday nights from April 22 - June 10th
5 - 6 pm: Bantam (born in 2000-2001)
6 - 7 pm: Novice (born in 2006 - 2007)
7 - 8 pm: Atom (born in 2004 - 2005)
8 - 9 pm: Pee Wee (born in 2002 - 2003)
Where: Nick Smith Centre
Cost:$50 per player
Note: A refundable deposit of $10.00 will be
collected for each jersey issued.
Volunteer coaches and referees are needed in order
for this league to run. Please contact Rick Gwalchmai
to volunteer as a coach or ref: [email protected]
or 613-623-7301 x. 1795
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Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
Youth Fitness & Lifestyle Spring & Summer
Youth Cooking Classes
Each 3 hour class is designed around a fun, informative and interactive theme. Participants learn about
many aspects of cooking ranging from food safety, general kitchen safety, following recipes, using
various kitchen tools and gadgets while ultimately preparing some pretty yummy food items to take
home to share with the family. Your budding chefs don’t want to miss out on this! This program is
open to participants 7 - 14 years old.
Cost: $25/person/class
Where: Nick Smith Centre
Let’s Bake Bread- Friday, April 17th- 5-8pm
Learn about different types of bread and prepare you own loaf from
scratch...mmm good!
Mangia, mangia - Friday,May 22nd- 5-8pm
Take your taste buds to Italy, learn about foods from another country
and make some “molto buona” Italian dishes.
Strawberries - Friday, June 19th - 5-8pm
We’ll use this plentiful bounty of the season to create some berry
wonderful treats!
Summer Fun at Robert Simpson Park!
Robert Simpson Park Beach & Splash Pad will be open from Monday, June 29th
to Sunday, August 30th.
Robert Simpson Park Beach Lifeguards are on duty daily, 7 days per week from 12:30pm-6pm.
AMBUSC
SOCCER REGISTRATION
Download your registration
forms www.ambusc.ca or
pick up at the Nick Smith
Centre Information Desk.
Cheques made payable to
AMBUSC.
New adult registrants please
bring in a wallet sized photo
with your registration form.
Registrations will not be
processed without payment
and proof of ID.
Registration Dates:
Saturday, February 21 ~ 10:00-1:00pm
Saturday March 7 ~ 10:00-1:00 pm
Place: Royal Canadian Legion, 49 Daniel St., Arnprior
Age Classification
Early Bird Fee (before Mar. 7)
Regular Fee (after Mar. 7)
U4-U6
U8-U19
Adult
Family Rate (3+ kids)
90.00
110.00
150.00
250.00
110.00
130.00
170.00
300.00
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NOTE: The beach will be closed and unguarded during periods of inclement weather like thunderstorms or
lightning. Bathers using Robert Simpson Park Beach are encouraged to observe the posted Beach Rules and
swim within the buoyed area for their safety.
Stay in the loop by
following the
Nick Smith Centre
on Facebook
or @arnprior on twitter!
Tax receipts will be available on registration nights.
For info, please contact [email protected] Season registration deadline is March 31/15
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Youth Fitness & Lifestyle Summer
Youth Dragon Boat Experience
Following last year’s incredibly successful Youth program, Arnprior Recreation is pleased to partner with
Arnprior Dragon Boat Club volunteers again to offer a second season! For children and youth ages 10 years
and up. (If you’re younger, but tall, strong and mature enough, we’ll consider you.) Participants will learn the
proper paddling techniques necessary to safely and effectively move the boat.
They’ll be accompanied in the boat and out on the water by experienced and qualified volunteer instructors
from the Arnprior Dragon Boat club along with qualified lifeguard staff. This program is an excellent
opportunity to improve physical fitness and co-ordination while enjoying the beautiful summer weather
out on the Ottawa River.
When: Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 am; July 8th to August 26th
(rain or shine unless water conditions are unsafe).
Location: Arnprior Marina boat launch.
Cost: $40 for 8 weeks. Participants are asked to supply their own lifejacket or PFD.*
* If this is a barrier, please let us know at the time of registration!
Not sure if this is for you... try it for free at the Dragon Boat Fun Day! See page 24 for info.
1st Annual
Splash Bash Pool Party
Summer Fun in the
Park
Kick off the start of summer and the
end of the school year at our
“Splash Bash Pool Party” !
Join Arnprior recreation staff
this summer for active play
in the great outdoors. Program
leaders will be onsite at each location to
facilitate games and activities.
Music, games, and a splashing good
time at the Nick Smith Centre Pool!
This is a free, drop in program that children
6 - 12 may attend.
Snacks & Beverages will be available
for purchase.
Participants are asked to bring sunscreen
hat, water, peanut safe snacks, & a towel.
Fri. June 19th 7 - 9 pm
Mon. July 6th - Thurs. August 21st
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mondays at McLean Park
(excluding Aug. 3rd)
Tuesdays at Caruso St. Park
Wednesdays at Robert Simpson Park
Thursdays at Edey St. Park
Tickets $5/ person
Open to children in gr. 4 - 8
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This program will NOT run during periods
of rain, thunder or lightning.
More Info: Rick 613-623-7301 x. 1795
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
5 week program
Wednesday & Thursday May 13-June 11
Ages 3 years & up
Ballet, combination programs & acrobatics
$90.00 & $110.00
Summer day camps
Musical theatre, hip hop, jazz, tap,
acrobatics and lyrical.
Week 1: July 13-17
Week 2: July 20-24
Attend all week or pick your days
Ages 6 & up
1 day: $50.00
Week: $230.00
Email dance school for registration forms.
Township of
McNab/Braeside
Recreation Department
IMPORTANT DATES… mark
your calendar!
May 2015 – Soccer/Minor Ball Begins
Mid May – Horseshoes Begin at Wellington Park
June 21 – McNab Days Begin (Scottish Festival)
June 27 – Riverdrive at Red Pine Bay
June 29 – Burnstown/Braeside Beaches Open
July 1st – Canada Day at Red Pine Bay
August 8 – “Mad” Paddle Down the Madawaska
September 12 – Rowing Club Year End Regatta
For More Information
Visit the www.mcnabbraeside.com for all
event and activity details!
For specific info relating to minor ball log onto
www.mbminorball.ca, for soccer see pg.27
If you can help out, or require additional
information about any of the above recreation
programs, call 613-623-5756 x 226 or e-mail
[email protected]
Proud members of the Canada JKA Karate Federation
Introduction to
Monday & Wednesday
5:45-6:45 pm
Saturday
9:30-11:00 am
SHOTOKAN
At The Kenwood
Athletic Centre
78 Edward St. South
KARATE
Special 1 month, only $25.00
Classes start at the
beginning of every
month!
For More Information:
Phone: 613-623-6767
Email: [email protected]
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Visit our
gift section
Rona.ca for all your online shopping
THE O’BRIEN THEATRE
First Run Films!
Two screens for your movie choice
Open 7 nights a week
Closed on Christmas Eve and Day
Daily matinees on weekends
Daily Matinees during Spring Break,
Summer Vacation and Christmas break!
147 John St. N. Arnprior
613 623-4007
www.obrientheatre.com
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Summer Camps & Hockey School
Camp
Wanago
Make your summer truly memorable
by filling your days with sports, crafts,
games, trips, educational experiences
and a whole ton of fun!
Camp Wanago is back for another exciting summer of sun & fun!
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Each week is highlighted with a special theme and trip.
A typical camp day starts at 8:30 am
Mornings are spent playing games, doing crafts, playing sports and other group activities.
Lunch includes items like chicken burgers, pizza, barbecued hamburgers, spaghetti, fruits and veggies
Afternoon activities can vary from mini-trips and special visitors to group outings to the beach.
Our trip day is usually on the Thursday of each week
Open to children 4 - 12 years of age
Camp Week 1: Monday July 6 - Friday July 10
Camp Week 2: Monday July 13 - Friday July 17
Camp Week 3: Monday July 20 - Friday July 24
Camp Week 4: Monday July 27 - Friday July 31
Camp Week 5: Monday August 4 - Friday August 7
Camp Week 6: Monday August 10 - Friday August 14
Camp Week 7: Monday August 17 - Friday August 21
Camp Week 8: Monday August 24 - Friday August 28
July Location: St. Joseph’s School
August Location: Christian Education Centre
Times: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm (Late pick-up until 5:00pm is available at a rate of $8 per day *).
Cost: $175 per camper/per Camp Week (first two children) $160 per additional child/per Camp Week
($145 for short weeks) Note: This cost includes lunches except on trip day.
Trip Only Cost: $50.00
* Late pick-up is supervision only, there are no structured activities. Late pick-up takes place at the Library.
Registration dates can be found on page 5, forms can be found at www.arnprior.ca/registration
Registration forms are also available at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Summer Camps & Hockey School
33rd Anniversary
Parks & Recreation Hockey School
Don’t miss out on this very popular program, because when something has been around for 33 years you
know it must be good!
This program is all about learning new skills, making friends, having fun... and of course HOCKEY!
Each day consists of:
• 3 and 1/2 hours of ice time per day
• 2 sessions of hockey and 1 session of power skating per day
• 1 hour of swimming
• 1/2 an hour of classroom
• Lunch provided
• Players are grouped by age and ability
Cost includes:
• A hockey sweater with their name on the back, with the option of a
number for an additional cost
• An individual & group photo
• A report card complied by the instructor which emphasizes strong
areas and areas for improvement
When: August 17th - 21st , 2015
Cost: $365*/per child, for the first two children and $268* for each additional child.
*Includes HST
Registration deadline is July 10, 2015, however spaces are limited to 120 participants. Forms can be found
at www.arnprior.ca/registration or at the Nick Smith Centre.
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Arnprior & District Museum
Summer Children’s Program
The Arnprior Public Library is your
summer destination for fun!
Historical activities, crafts and fun! Come
to the Arnprior & District Museum in July
and August for an historically good time
with a different program each day. Watch
for details at www.arnpriormuseum.org and
register by calling us at 613-623-4902.
Our TD Summer Reading Club theme for 2015 is
“Play” and we have programs running morning and
afternoon, Monday through Friday, with a focus
on getting in touch with your creative and playful
side. Enjoy getting together with friends for stories,
activities and crafts, and leave with books, movies or
a museum pass for the family! If you want to learn
more, check out our webpage at
www.arnprior.library.on.ca or
call us at 613-623-2279.
Special Events & Tournaments
April
1 - 30
9
17 – 19
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May
1 - 15
3
8 – 10
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June
Iroquois Beadwork at the Museum
Chamber of Commerce Awards
Arnprior Home & Leisure Show
Arnprior Redfish Swim Meet
Ducks Unlimited Auction & Banquet
Agricultural Society Ranch Night
Little People’s Craft Show & Tea
Iroquois Beadwork at the Museum
Army Cadets Annual Inspection
Canine Association – Best in Show Blood Donor Clinic
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Hydro Pensioners Dinner
6 Priorpalooza
5 – 7
Quilters’ Guild – Quilt Show & Sale
14 Concert in the Park – Rainwater Whiskey
14
Humane Society Walk a Thon
14
Arnprior Stampede
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Concert in the Park – Mike & Chris Ryan
21 Arnprior Sportland – Boat Demo
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Concert in the Park – Kyle Felhaver
July
5
12
12
15
19
20 – 24
24 – 25
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Concert in the Park - Heartbeats
CycloSportif
Concert in the Park – Blue Page Trio
Blood Donor Clinic
Concert in the Park – Simon Clarke
Gold in the Net Goalie School
Dragon Boat Festival
Concert in the Park – Jamie Bentz
August
2
Concert in the Park – Vintage Bootleg
9 Concert in the Park – Buckledown
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Humane Society – Wiggle Wash & Spa
13 -16 Arnprior Fair
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Concert in the Park – Barry & Jude
17 – 21
Parks & Recreation Hockey School
21 – 23
White Pine Festival
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L’arche Arnprior Fun Run and Walk
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Highland Dance Competition
September
12
16
19
1 - 30
Fish & Game Club Auction & Banquet
Blood Donor Clinic
Healing in the Valley
Monarch Butterflies at the Museum
Visit the events calendar under ‘Live’ at
www.arnprior.ca for information on events taking place
throughout Arnprior!
If you have an event you would like to add please fill out the
event form at www.arnprior.ca
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Events
The Arnprior Figure Skating Club
&
Arnprior Recreation Department
Present the 2nd Annual
Saturday, March 28th
Join us for an evening where strength and artistry merge on
the ice. Cheer on local Arnprior Packer hockey stars and the
talented figure skaters from the Arnprior Figure Skating Club
as they pair together to battle on the ice.
Battle
of the
5:30pm- Sledge Hockey Exhibition featuring Arnprior Junior
B Packers
7pm- Battle of the Blades Ice Show
Draw Prizes - Musical Entertainment - Lots of Fun -
Blades
Where: Nick Smith Centre
Cost: $10, all proceeds to the
Arnprior Figure Skating Club (AFSC)
Tickets available from the AFSC or at the Nick Smith Centre.
Renfrew County Senior Games 2015
Open to all adults 55 years & over!
Events taking place May 3rd - June 6th 2015 in Eganville and in communities
throughout Renfrew County.
The Renfrew County Senior Games provides a venue for all seniors (55+)
Renfrew County to compete in a variety of actitivities - from euchre to golf - in
the spirit of friendship and camaraderie.
in
For more information, including a list of all events and downloadable registration form visit
www.renfrewcountyseniorgames.ca or call the Nick Smith Centre at 613-623-7301
Canada Day
Tuesday July 1, 2015
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PRIORPALOOZA 2015
SATURDAY JUNE 6, 2015
ROBERT SIMPSON PARK
11am – 9 pm
We look forward to seeing you and your family on this fun
filled day as we kick off the summer of 2015!!
Fun for the whole family:
10 Talented Acts & 10 Hours of Music
Children’s Games & Bouncy Castles
Vendors & Food
Face Painting & Dragon Boat Rides
Splash Pad & Beach
Play Structure
For more information please check the Town Website at
arnprior.ca or calling 613 623 7301
Concerts in the Park
If you like the bands at Priorpalooza, or missed out be sure
to come out and hear them play again this summer at
Concerts in the Park!
Sundays 2- 4pm
June 14 - Rainwater Whiskey
June 21 - The Ryans
June 28 - Kyle Felhaver
July 5 - The Heartbeats
July 12 - Blue Page Trio
July 19 - Simon Clarke
July 26 - Jamie Bentz
August 2 - Vintage Bootleg
August 9 - Buckledown
August 16 - Barry & Jude
NOTE: We are always on the lookout for new and local
talent that we can bring into Priorpalooza and the Concert
in the Park Series. So if you have a group or are interested
in becoming part of these two Events in the future, please
contact us with a selection of your music.
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Recreation in the Community
Community Groups and Service Clubs
Agricultural Society
613-622-5623
Arnprior and District Civitan Club
613-663-3206
Arnprior Communities in Bloom (Contact: Louise Mulvihill)
613-623-3079
Arnprior Lionettes
613-623-7048
Arnprior Lions Club
613-623-7524
Arnprior Optimists
613-623-1646
Arnprior Rotary Club (Contact: David Grant)
613-623-0190
Catholic Women’s League (Contact: Suzzanne Mullins)
613-623-6006
Friends of the Grove (Contact: Gerry White)
613-623-6145
Golden Valley Seniors (Contact: Don Heath)
613-623-4776
Knights of Columbus
613-623-6109
Macnamara Field Naturalists’ Club
[email protected]
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 174
613-623-4722
Senior Citizen’s Club
613-623-6006
Other Recreation Programs and Groups
Army Cadets
613-862-2360
Arnprior Community Choir (Contact: Lise Webber)
613-623-7293
Arnprior Duplicate Bridge Club (Contact: Wayne Daze)
613-623-2131
Arnprior & District Fish and Game Club
613-623-5450
Arnprior District Quilters Guild
[email protected]
Arnprior League Of Artists (Contact: Debbie Laventure)
613-623-5139
Arnprior Masons- Madawaska Lodge
613-622-5554
Arnprior/McNab Pipes & Drums (Contact: Bob Smith)
613-432-6272
Arnprior Photography Club
[email protected]
Arnprior Toastmasters (Contact: Lynne Zander)
613-623-9863
Bowling Programs (Contact: Brenda Budarick)
613-623-2440
Carrier Pigeon Club (Contact: Robert Eddie)
613-623-5989
Cubs/Scouts/Beavers (Contact: Christie Freemorh)
613-433-8262
Friends of the Arnprior & District Museum (Natascha Smith)
613-623-0927
Girl Guides - Sparks
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Contact:Stacey Reid 622-1114 or Jessica Morsink 622-1674
Girl Guides - Brownies (Contact: Nicole Galt)
[email protected]
Girl Guides - Guides & Pathfinders (Contact: Jane Peters)
613-623-6019
Main Street School of Music (mainstreetschoolofmusic.ca)
613-622-5443
White Lake Marina (www.whitelakemarina.ca)
613-623-2568
Prior Players (Contact: Allan Rowsom)
613-623-5585
Other Recreation Programs and Groups Continued
Spirit of ’69 Brass Ensemble (Contact: John Sidney)
Two Rivers Musical Productions
613-623-5413
www.tworiversmusicals.com
Sporting Instruction and Clubs/Leagues
Arnprior Cycling
www.arnpriorcycling.wordpress.com/
Arnprior Dragon Boat Club (Contact: Susan & Mervin Mcintrye)
613-623-3216
Arnprior School of Dance (www.arnpriorschoolofdance.com)
613-623-5938
Arnprior School of Karate (78 Edward Street South) [email protected]
We offer training for people aged seven and up. Our style is Japanese Shotokan karate
and we are proud members of the international JKA organization.
613-623-6767
Bluefish Swim Club (Contact: Jennifer Lewis)
613-622-1681
Bowling Programs (Contact: Brenda Budarick)
613-623-2440
Curling Club (Contact: Don Palmer)
613-623-5682
Figure Skating (Contact: Jennifer Martin)
[email protected]
Girls Competitive Softball (Contact: Paul Sauve)
613-623-8121
Grey Fish Swim Club
613-623-7301
Ladies Recreational Softball (Contact: Sarah Stockton)
613-298-3449
Lawn Bowling (Contact: Sandra Jefferies)
613-623-4579
Madawaska Girls Hockey Association (Contact: Frank Power)
613-623-9892
Minor Soccer
[email protected]
Minor Hockey (Matt Naismith)
613-623-9099
Mixed Lob Ball (Contact: Graham Cavanaugh)
613-619-0398
Nordic Pole Walking (Contact: Judy Whitelock)
613-623-3055
Oldtimer Hockey (Contact: Alan Rowsom)
613-623-5585
Prior Chest Nuts Dragon Boat Team (Contact: Julie Stashick)
613-623-7818
Ringette ([email protected])
Skating Lessons & Power Skating (Contact: Drew/Lisa Daze)
613-623-8782
Special Olympics (Contact: Mark Murdoch)
613-623-8254
Fitness Facilities & Programs
Fit Females (www.fitfemales.ca, [email protected])
613-720-4774
Fitness with Katrina (e-mail: [email protected])
Katrina
Fun group fitness classes with certified fitness instructor Katrina Kahn including;
(613) 622-5705
Zumba, pilates, Tabata, H.I.I.T, Bellyfit, strength training, Ab Blast and more! Visit www.
facebook.com/FitnessWithKatrina or www.fitnesswithkatrina.com
Joe Zamojski, Personal Trainer ([email protected])
613-899-4820
Pakenham Ski Hill (www.mountpakenham.com)
613-624-5290
Quality Inn Arnprior Fitness Centre (70 Madawaska Blvd.)
613-623-7991
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21 Madawaska Street
613-623-2279 (ph) 613-623-0281 (fx)
www.arnprior.library.on.ca
Visit our website for a complete
listing of resources and hours of
Centrally located, the Arnprior Public Library is your gateway to a
operation.
variety of resources, programs and events. There are cozy reading
nooks throughout both levels of the library, an Art Corridor, self
serve café, on-going book
sale, computer access
including free WiFi and
technology training,
and meeting rooms for
community organizations
and private bookings.
Arnprior Public Library
Attend one of our many
regularly scheduled
children’s programs
for babies, toddlers,
preschoolers, and
school aged children.
Registration for our
fabulous lineup of
summer programs
begins June 15th.
Ask us about our ever
expanding lineup of adult
programming.
The Whatknots knitting
book club meets the 2nd
and 4th Monday of each
month!
So many
reasons t
o
Love the
Arnprior
Public Lib
rary
Our book selection features current bestsellers, classics,
an up to date non-fiction collection and eBooks. Your
library card also gets you access to an extensive DVD
collection, magazines, museum passes and more.
Your library is part of the province wide Interlibrary Loan
service giving you access to virtually any title held by a public
library in Ontario. If you would like more information about our
Homebound Outreach Service, just give us a call. Our staff will
select materials based on a personalized readership survey and
books will be delivered to your door if you are unable to visit
the library due to infirmity or disability.
Follow us on Twitter
and Facebook to
keep up to date on
all the latest news
from your library.
The borrowing of materials is free to residents of Arnprior, McNab/Braeside and Lanark
Highlands. Non-residents pay an annual household fee of $60.
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Arnprior and District Museum
Our admission is a bargain!
Adults $3.50
Seniors and Children $2.00
Families $9.00
Situated in the historic D.A. Gillies building c. 1896, the former Post
Office and Customs House was saved from demolition through the
foresight of David and Jessie Gillies in 1963. It was the first building
in Arnprior to receive designated status. The Museum is owned and
operated by the Town of Arnprior, and receives support from both the
Ontario Ministry of Culture and the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Unrivalled and breathtaking views of the Madawaska River and the
Town of Arnprior make the museum a must-visit for locals and visitors
alike. Be surprised and delighted by our exhibits which are updated and
refreshed on an ongoing basis through the efforts of our volunteers.
Iroquois Beadwork: Through the Voices
of Beads (March 3 - May 15th)
See Iroquois beadwork, both
contemporary and traditional, and
explore how this craft plays a vital role
in preserving Iroquoian culture, yet still
flourishes today. Thanks to the Royal
Ontario Museum (ROM), this short-term
special exhibit is on loan for the
months of March & April.
Special
Exhibits
Calling all volunteers!
Whether you are a high school
student pursuing your community
service hours or an adult who
wants to meet new people
and make a difference in your
community, the Arnprior & District
Museum is the place to be. No
experience is necessary - you may
even gain a skill! Volunteers create
exhibits, run educational programs,
build displays and storage, greet
visitors and lead tours, research,
catalogue and accession new
acquisitions, and much, much
more!
35 Madawaska Street
Phone: 613-623-4902
www.arnpriormuseum.org
Contact: [email protected] or
[email protected]
Hours of Operation
Special Exhibit Hours:
Iroquois Beadwork,
March 3rd to May 15th
Tues to Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Mid June to September:
Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
September to mid-June:
Tuesdays 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Year-round by appointment
Canada Day
Come see our volunteers
decked out in period
costume, our blacksmith, and
19th century re-enactments!
Cold drinks and snacks
available.
Monarch Butterflies (September & October 2015)
Watch for monarch butterflies to alight at the Museum in
September! This is a travelling exhibit on offer from the
Canadian Museum of Nature. Schools are encouraged to
register for class visits matched to the Ontario curriculum.
Call or email the Museum to discuss details of your class visit.
School Visits
We want to share Arnprior’s history with schools. Give us a call and we
will fit into your curriculum. We offer tours of the Town highlighting
comparative architecture of the 19th century, information about
transportation, local families and personalities of note.
Accessible Meeting Rooms
The Museum offers a ground floor accessible meeting space complete with built-in screen and projector, as well as the third-floor
boardroom, with furnishings originally from the Gillies Mill boardroom. Call the Museum today for rates and information.
Call the museum at 613-623-4902 to set up
your class visit or to book a meeting in our
accessible ground floor meeting room.
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Town Hall
Mailing Address:​
105 Elgin St. West, Arnprior, ON K7S 0A8
Phone: 613-623-4231 |​ Fax: 613-623-8091
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Contact Options for After Hours Public Works
Emergencies:
Public Works After Hours Emergency Pager
Pager: 613-751-6764
Please enter your phone number at the tone and your call
will be returned.
Public Works After Hours Emergency E-mail
E:mail: [email protected]
Please include the phone number you wish to be reached
at in the subject line and type a brief message. You will
receive a call from Public Works staff.
Inquiry
Contact
Building
Jacques Benoit
By-Law Enforcement - 613-809-7048
C.A.O.
Michael Wildman
Cemeteries
Clerk’s Office
Director of Corporate Services/ Jennifer Morawiec
Treasurer
Economic Development
Lindsay Wilson
Licensing (lotteries, marriages, Clerk’s Office
etc.)
Mayor
David Reid
Planning
Robin Smith
Public Works Administration
Clerk’s Office
Taxes
Karen Tourangeau
Waste Management
Deanna Streifel
Water Billing
Lisa Branje
At Town Hall we are happy to assist you
with a variety of municipal services such as
cemetery plot purchasing ( pg. 47 ), Marriage
License (pg. 44 ), business licenses (pg. 43),
Building permits (pg. 47 ), tax bills (pg. 44)
and water bill & rates (pg. 45), along with any
other information on the Town.
Please call or visit us for assistance.
Extension
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New to Town?
If you are a new resident of the Town of Arnprior, it would be our privilege to provide you with information
about the town and the services we provide. Please stop in at Town Hall or visit the ‘Live’ section at www.
arnprior.ca; under “Moving to Arnprior” you will find a link for the new residents with lots of information!
New Business?
If you are a new business in town, please contact Lindsay Wilson at 613-623-4231 Ext 1829, as she would
be happy to visit you and learn more about your business. Ensure your business is listed in the Town’s
business directory by registering for free on the Town’s website under ‘Grow’ www.arnprior.ca.
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Municipal Licences, Fees and Information
Business Licence
The Town currently issues licences for Hawkers & Peddlers , Ice Cream Vehicles, Mobile Canteens,
Refreshment Carts and Refreshment Vehicles. A licence in the Town of Arnprior is valid from
January 1st to December 31st of a particular year. The various fees and application forms can be found in the
‘Town’ section of www.arnprior.ca under ‘licences and fees’. Forms should be completed with all
approvals required attached and returned to Town Hall (105 Elgin Street West).
Business Registry
All businesses (licensed or not) are encouraged to register their business with the Town to be listed on the
Town’s website. Registration is free, by simply filling out the Business Registration Form found in the ‘Grow’
section of www. arnprior.ca and submitting to Lindsay Wilson: [email protected]
Lottery Licence
Do I need a Licence? A lottery licence is needed for raffles where the prize value does not exceed $50,000,
for bingo where the total cash prize value does not exceed $5,500 and for Break Open Ticket Lotteries. For
more information and to apply please visit the ‘Town’ section of www.arnprior.ca under ‘licences and fees’.
Commissioner of Oaths
Commissioners are available at Town Hall (105 Elgin Street West) between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.,
Monday to Friday to commission your documents.
The person or persons swearing the affidavit must appear before the Commissioner with proper
identification. Identification should be original photo identification such as a Driver’s License or passport.
Fees:
• Residents – all documents $10
• Non-residents- all documents $35
• The preparation or generation of any documents is no longer a provided service
Documents that will not be commissioned by the Town Commissioner include wills (including living and
codicils), powers of attorney and documents relating to: separation , custody, theft, finance, or real estate.
Pet Registration
Registration Forms can be found in the ‘Town’ section of www.arnprior.ca under ‘licences and fees’.
Cats or Dogs
January/February
March 1st to 31st
April 1st - December 31st
Spayed or neutered
Free
$25.00
$50.00
$50.00
$100.00
Not spayed or neutered
Remember to keep your pets on a lesh and ensure you clean up after them so that our
trails and parks remain enjoyable for everyone.
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Municipal Licences, Fees and Information
Marriage Licences
You can apply for a marriage licence at the Town Hall
in Arnprior. You must first fill out the Marriage Licence
Application form which can be found in the ‘Town’ section
of www.arnprior.ca under ‘licences and fees’. Once you
have filled out the Application form, you must apply for the
marriage licence in person. Make sure you and your partner
bring identification, such as a birth certificate (along with any
change of name certificates), current passport, Record of
Immigrant Landing or Canadian Citizenship card and photo ID
to prove your current legal name and age.
If you were divorced in Canada, you must bring the original
or court-certified copy of the final decree, final judgment
or certificate of divorce to the Town Hall when you are
purchasing the marriage license. If you were divorced outside
of Canada, you must obtain authorization from the Ministry
of Government Services before you can purchase a marriage
licence.
The marriage licence is valid anywhere in Ontario for three
months from the date of purchase. If the licence expires, you
will have to purchase another one.
Marriage Licences Fees:
$125.00 – In town residents
$150.00 – Out of town residents
Having your marriage performed?
The Town Clerk is able to perform your
marriage ceremony at Town Hall or at a
location of your choice.
Ceremony Fees:
$100.00 – 8:30–4:30 Mon–Fri
$250.00 – Outside of working hours
$75.00 – Officiant attendance at rehearsal
Property Tax Billing
Property Taxes are billed twice per year. The Interim Bill is issued in February (calculated at 50% of previous
year taxes) and the Final Bill is issued in August. Each billing has two installments. Penalty and interest
of 1.25% for late payment is added the day following the due date and the first of each month until the
account is paid. To avoid penalty, all payments including those by mail must be received by the due dates.
Property Tax Payment Options
• Taxes are payable in Canadian Funds to the Town of Arnprior
• In Person: At Town Hall by Cash, Cheque or Interac
• By Mail: Send your payment to 105 Elgin St. W., Arnprior, ON K7S 0A8
• At Local Banks: Payments can be made at any bank located in Arnprior
• Internet/Telephone Banking: Contact your financial institution for information
• You will need your tax roll number to set up internet/telephone banking.
Questions or concerns regarding your tax bill can be directed to:
Karen Tourangeau
2015 Billing Due Dates
Finance Specialist – Taxation and Accounts Payable
First Instalment
February 27, 2015
613-623-4231 Ext. 1824
Second Instalment May 29, 2015
[email protected]
Third Instalment
August 28, 2015
Fourth Instalment November 30, 2015
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Water Billing
Residential water bills are issued bi-monthly and are due the last working day of the following month.
Water meters are now read remotely and actual consumption figures are used in the billing process.
Water Payment Due Dates
January/February
March 31, 2015
March/April
May 29, 2015
May/June
July 31, 2015
July/August
September 30, 2015
September/October
November 30, 2015
November/December
January 29, 2016
Water and Wastewater Consumption Charges
Water
Wastewater
Combined
$1.58 per cubic metre
$1.38 per cubic metre
$2.96 per cubic metre
Base Rate Charges
These are fixed monthly charges for water and wastewater services regardless of consumption but based
on the size of your water metre.
Meter Size
Water
Wastewater
Combined
5/8 inch
Charge per month
$ 9.00
$ 9.00
$18.00
3/4 inch
Charge per month
$12.30
$12.30
$24.60
1 inch
Charge per month
$21.40
$21.40
$42.80
1 1/2 inch
Charge per month
$38.03
$38.03
$76.06
2 inch
Charge per month
$61.59
$61.59
$123.18
3 inch
Charge per month
$110.86
$110.86
$221.72
4 inch
Charge per month
$256.65
$256.65
$513.30
6 inch
Charge per month
$497.99
$497.99
$995.98
8 inch
Charge per month
$790.80
$790.80
$1581.60
Town Hall accepts payment by cash, cheque or debit. Payments are also accepted at local banks,
tele-banking and online banking.
Please see page 59 for information on summer water restrictions.
If you experience “red” water during the month of May do not be alarmed, see
page 49 for Spring Hydrant Flush Valve Maintenance Program information.
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By-Law Enforcement
Do You Wish to Register a By-Law Complaint?
By-Law Complaints Include:
Parking Issues
Property Standards
Animal Control
Sign & Merchandising
Leaf & Yard Waste
Fireworks
Zoning
Noise
Call 613-809-7048 (Local Call)
• This is an automated voicemail service which logs the call to initiate the
follow up for the complaint process.
• Include necessary details: describe the problem, the location, your name,
address and phone number (where you can be reached during the day).
This information is required for documentation purposes.
• The By-law Enforcement Officer will return your call within 2 business
days, or sooner.
• If it is an emergency, the By-law Enforcement Officer will respond as
soon as possible.
Be
Wary
of
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) notes that with the return of the warmer weather, also comes the
return of door-to-door sales persons. While this form of marketing is not prohibited, it can be somewhat
intimidating for some homeowners and there are some important things that everyone should be aware of
if approached at your home with an offer of goods or services:
• You are not obliged to purchase anything or enter into any direct agreement. Door-to-door sales
persons will often express a sense of urgency to make you believe that their offer is time sensitive and
that a decision must be made right away. The use of pressure tactics is never acceptable and you should
not feel pressured into making a decision on the spot. If you are interested in the product or service
being offered, ask the sales person to come back another time to allow you to research the product or
obtain a second opinion. If the company you are dealing with is legitimate, they should be happy to
accommodate your request.
• In accordance with the Consumer Protection Act of Ontario, a consumer may, without any reason,
cancel certain contracts up to 10 days after receiving the written copy of the agreement. This includes
contracts worth more than $50 signed in your home. For more information on your rights as a
consumer, please go to www.ontario.ca/consumerservices or call them at 1-800-899-9768.
Always remember, no one has the right to enter your home unless you have invited them in. No one has
the right to stay in your home once you have asked them to leave. Immediately CALL the OPP at 1-888310-1122 if a door-to-door sales person insists on entering your home without your permission or will not
leave your home once asked to.
Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services informs and protects people so they can shop with confidence
when buying goods and services. Contact them for more information: www.ontario.ca/consumerservices
or 1-800-889-9768.
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Do I Need A Building Permit?
Building Permits are typically required for the following:
• Building Systems (heating, fire protection, etc.)
• Various Structures (decks, retaining walls, towers,
pools, etc.)
• Repair, Renovation and Alteration of Existing Buildings
• Prefabricated and Relocated Buildings
•
•
•
•
•
Additions to Existing Buildings
New Buildings
Installation of Plumbing, Drains and Sewers
Demolition
Change of Use of a Building
Check with Jacques Benoit, Chief Building Official (613-623-4231 x. 1828) for specific requirements and
details or visit the ‘Grow’ section of www.arnrpior.ca under ‘Community Development Branch’.
Cemeteries
Albert Street Cemetery and Malloch Road Cemetery (Usborne Street)
The Town of Arnprior strives to provide a cherished public space, created
out of devotion, pride and remembrance at its two municipal cemeteries.
We request that family members, visitors and historians please abide by
the following rules:
• Flower beds are only permitted on plots with a monument with the
beds being no wider than eight (8) inches out from the front of the
monument. The exception being the
cremation section, where no flowerbeds are allowed.
• Cut flowers may be removed at the discretion of the caretaker.
• Dogs must be kept on a leash and the dog owner is responsible for clean-up after their animals.
• The Town is not responsible for loss of or damage to any articles left upon any lot or grave.
• Please help in maintaining an unobstructed, clean, litter-free public space.
For details regarding the purchase of plots, burial or general information, please feel free to contact the Town
of Arnprior or visit the ‘Town’ section of www.arnprior.ca.
Columbaria Information
The growing acceptance of cremation as a method of disposition has generated a demand for an attractive
alternative of memorialization. To respond to this demand, the Town of Arnprior is considering installing
columbaria in both Malloch Road and Albert Street Cemeteries.
A columbarium is a freestanding, above-ground structure with recesses in
the walls (to house urns) for the perpetual care of cremated remains. These
recesses (compartments) in the walls are referred to as "niches". The Town’s
Columbaria would be faced with granite and adorned with individual inscribed
plaques, memorializing your loved one(s).
Tim Evanson- looking WNW up Linden Avenue at
columbaria - Glenwood Cemetery - 2014-09-19
For further information please contact the Town of Arnprior at
613-623-4321 ext. 1818 or 1819.
The Town's Decoration Day is held for both cemeteries on the fourth Sunday in August (August 23rd) at the
Albert Street Cemetery. The service is at 2pm and seating is not provided so please bring your own chairs.
Flowers placed during the service will remain for one week, and then be removed by staff.
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Contact Numbers
EMERGENCY 9 – 1 – 1
Back-up fire emergency number 613-623-4141
Non - Emergency Number: 613-623-4231 option 2
Open Air Burning
Please remember to be considerate of your neighbours and the community around you. Be diligent and
protect other properties from by-products of combustion such as nuisance smoke and sparks.
Town of Arnprior By-Law No. 3058-78 regulates open air burning and can be viewed on the Town’s
website. Applications for a permit can also be found on the website. Completed applications can be
remitted to the fire department during regular office hours (Monday to Friday between 8:30am to 4:30pm).
Although the open air burning By-Law may be interpreted to allow burning of yard waste and brush,
more environmentally friendly and free alternatives are available. Leaf and yard waste (less than 1.5 inch
in diameter) can be dropped off at the Arnprior Waste Disposal Site for free or collected bi-annually at
curbside. For other environmentally friendly ideas on what to do with your yard waste please refer to the
Town of Arnprior’s website or waste collection schedule.
Burning Complaints or Concerns:
• Immediate fire and/or life safety situations should be reported to 9-1-1 and request the
fire department. The Arnprior volunteer fire department will be paged to respond.
• Non-urgent or nuisance concerns should be reported to By-Law.
Municipal Law Enforcement Services: 613-809-7048 or [email protected]
Violations as per By-Law No. 3058-78.
1. Failure to obtain a permit.
2. Failure to confine the fire to an open pit or steel container.
3. Failure to protect the fire with a spark arrestor.
4. Failure to maintain the fire at a twenty five foot distance from any
building, fence or other combustible material.
5. Failure to have an adult (18 years of age or older) in attendance of
the fire.
6. Failure to follow the prescribed burning time (one half hour after
sunrise to one half hour before sunset).
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Smoke Alarm Information & Maintenance
Most fatal fires occur at night when people are sleeping. Working smoke alarms will detect smoke and
provide early detection to alert you to the danger. It is the law for all Ontario homes to have working smoke
alarms on every storey and outside all sleeping areas. This includes single family, semi-detached and town
homes; whether owner-occupied or rented.
Recent amendments to the Ontario Building Code have placed additional requirements for smoke
and Carbon Monoxide alarms in new building construction. The level of protection required must be
maintained.
Understanding Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms
“Alarm” Signal: Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarms are designed to sound a loud and steady alarm signal
(beeping) if the product it is monitoring (smoke or CO) is present. Note: Due to the sensitive nature of
smoke alarms, steam or other products of combustion such as cooking or smoking may cause a smoke
alarm to sound.
“Alert” Signal: Most Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarms will sound an alert signal to advise the owner of
a maintenance issue, such as the battery needing replacement. The alert signal usually consists of a short
intermittent signal (beep). Note: Most electrically operated alarms have back-up batteries that require
periodic replacement.
Nuisance Alarm: Most smoke alarms now have a “hush” button in addition to the test button. If the alarm
was activated accidentally, the hush button can be depressed which will place the alarm in a silence mode
for approximately 7 minutes. During this time you may hear a periodic beep and it should reset after the set
time has passed and the air has cleared.
2015 Spring Hydrant Flush Valve Maintenance Program
The Public Works Department in conjunction with the Town’s Spring Hydrant Flush
program is conducting a Valve Maintenance Program. The hydrant flush will clean
the distribution system by flushing any standing red water. The valve maintenance
program is designed to clean and exercise the valves and by doing so will extend
their life as well as determine whether the valves are operable. The work is planned
for the weeks of May 4th to May 29th, 2015 and will be completed in the shortest
period of time possible. This procedure is routine but it may result in some temporary
inconveniences such as poor water pressure or “red” water. Do not be alarmed.
What you should know:
• If coloured water is detected, please open your COLD water taps to clear the
system.
• The coloured water is not hazardous to health.
• This situation is temporary and should not last any longer than two hours at most.
For more information please contact David Armstrong, Public Works Supervisor at 613-623-4231 ext. 1833
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BBQ Safety
There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. But, a grill placed too
close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injuries. Follow these
simple tips and you will be on the way to safe grilling.
SAFETY TIPS
• Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.
• The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings
and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.
• Keep children and pets at least one metre away from the grill
area.
• Keep the grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup from the
grills and in trays below the grill.
• Never leave a grill unattended.
• Always make sure the gas grill lid is open before lighting it.
CHARCOAL GRILLS
• There are several ways to get the charcoal ready for use. Charcoal chimney starters allow you to start the
charcoal using newspaper as a fuel.
• If you use a starter fluid, use only charcoal starter fluid and follow product instructions. Never add
charcoal fluid or any other flammable liquids to the fire.
• Keep charcoal fluid out of the reach of children and away from heat sources.
• There are also electric charcoal starters, which do not use fire. Be sure to use an appropriate extension
cord for outdoor use.
• When finished grilling, let the coals completely cool before disposing in a metal container.
PROPANE GRILLS
• Check the gas tank hose for leaks before using it for the first time each year. Apply a light soap and
water solution to the hose and connections. A propane leak will produce bubbles. If your grill has a gas
leak (determined via smell or the soapy bubble test) and there is no flame, turn off the gas tank and grill.
If the leak stops, get the grill serviced by a professional before using it again. If the leak does not stop,
call the fire department. If you detect gas while cooking, immediately get away from the grill and call
the fire department. Do not move the grill.
What to do with your empties?
These small canisters can be
placed in the steel bin at the
Arnprior Landfill. Please ensure
you keep the green key that
comes with the canister to place
back in when empty.
There are many places in town that will
exchange approved propane tanks.
If your tank can no longer be refilled it
can be dropped free of charge at the
Renfrew Household Hazardous Waste
Depot open May 2 - August 15, 2015.
Location: 376 Bruce Street, Renfrew
For information on Household Hazardous Waste visit: www.arnprior.ca/waste/#Hazardous
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POTTING SOIL FIRES
Every year the Arnprior fire department responds to fire incidents that originate in gardening beds, planters
or pots that contain potting soil.
Many potting soil mixes on the market contain as much or more organic material as inorganic material. For
example, potting soil may contain shredded wood, bark, and/or peat moss with minimal amounts of what
we call natural soil (dirt). Styrofoam pellets, perlite and vermiculite are some of the other substances that
are often added to the soil mixture, which aid in aeration and water retention. In addition, many mixtures
may also include fertilizers. Some fertilizers act as oxidizers, which may intensify a fire once ignited.
Potting soil mixtures are usually shipped moist in plastic bags from the manufacturer. Most uses for the soil
are in gardening beds, planters and pots during spring and summer planting. Inadequate watering or offseason storage of these soils can support bacterial decomposition within the mix, which can create heat.
This is the same principle that makes compost piles or bales of hay heat up.
If smoking materials are discarded into the soil of these gardening beds, planters or pots; the soil will slowly
begin to burn, eventually igniting the container, the vegetation and possibly your home. You may think you
are putting your cigarette out into “dirt”, when in fact you are creating an opportunity for a fire.
Helpful Hints
• Do not use gardening beds, planters or pots that contain potting soil as a means to dispose of smoking
materials.
• Keep a cigarette receptacle in areas where someone might be smoking around potted plants. This is a
great idea for large shopping complexes or your business.
• If you have dead plants in gardening beds, planters or pots, discard them properly by composting or
placing in leaf & yard waste. Distribute the soil from the pots in your yards or gardens.
• Keep your plants well watered and maintained.
• If you keep your potting soil in your garage or on your deck, do not leave it near any combustible
material.
Emergency Preparedness Week, May 3rd – May 9th 2015
72 hours - Is your family prepared? Visit www.getprepared.ca
Why 72 hours?
Experience has shown that it can take 72 hours or more to mobilize a significant relief effort during
an emergency. The 72 hour preparedness message is commonly used across North America by first
responders (fire, police, and paramedics), governments and relief organizations.
Canadians are encouraged to be prepared to cope on their own for at least the first 72 hours – that’s 3
days – of an emergency. This lets emergency workers focus on people in urgent need. To support their
efforts, the rest of us need to be prepared to look after ourselves.
Why prepare your family?
While governments at all levels are working hard to keep Canada safe, individuals also have an important
role to play in emergency preparedness. By being prepared to take care of yourself, you allow community
resources to be used more effectively during an emergency – and you help keep your own family safe
too. Simply put, emergency preparedness begins at home.
Start today. Prepare your emergency kit. Prepare your family – so in the case of a major emergency like a
flood or blackout – you are ready to take care of yourself and your loved ones for at least 72 hours.
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Seniors and people with disabilities are
most vulnerable when it comes to fire.
If you are considering a care, long-term care or retirement
home in Ontario for yourself, a relative, or a friend, here are
some important questions to ask the operators of these
facilities:
1. Has the facility had a fire safety inspection from the
local fire department?
2. Is the building well maintained? Are the doors and hallways free of obstructions?
3. Are there fire safety features in place, or scheduled to
be in place, such as:
• alternative exits
• smoke alarms
• fire extinguishers
• emergency lighting
• self-closing devices on doors
• a fire alarm system and sprinklers?
4. Is there a fire safety plan (approved by the fire department) in place and is it reviewed regularly?
5. Has staff received fire safety training?
6. Are fire drills held regularly?
7. Is the room/floor of the building suitable given your
loved one’s ability to evacuate in the event of a fire?
8. Is there enough staff available to carry out an evacuation/escape plan if there is a fire?
9. Are there guidelines for people who smoke such as a
designated outdoor area, separate room, and/or staff
supervision?
You have a right to get answers regarding the fire safety
conditions that affect your loved ones.
If you have any local concerns about fire safety, contact
the Arnprior Fire Department.
Did you know there are senior fall
prevention classes held twice a week at
the Nick Smith Centre? Call to find out
more info 613-623-7301
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Lifejackets and Personal Floatation Devices (PFD’s)
PFD’s and lifejackets can keep you afloat, protect you from cold water, and may save your life.
All regulations regarding safety equipment in boats and the approvals of lifejackets and PFDs are under
federal authority and are the same across Canada. These regulations are now administered by Transport
Canada (TC).
In Canada, design and manufacture are tested by the independent Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
(ULC) before being approved by Transport Canada, a department of the federal government. Until recently
approvals were also given by the Canadian Coast Guard. Many current lifejackets and PFD's carry this Coast
Guard approved label and are legal as long as they are in good serviceable condition and fit the person who
would be wearing them.
Note: Flotation seat cushions are no longer approved devices.
KEEP SAFE
• Check PFD’s and lifejackets regularly for discoloration, fading, and tears.
• Check the texture/quality of flotation material and zippers, buckles and straps.
• If you’re in trouble, stay calm, call for help, roll on your back, relax and wait for help.
STAY ALIVE
How do I use the “Heat Escape Lessening Position” (HELP) technique?
• The HELP technique involves holding the inner sides of the arms over the sides of the chest, and pressing the insulation foam material of the PFD to the body. Place forearms across the central chest, hold
thighs together to reduce inner-thigh heat loss, and then raise thighs forward perpendicular to the trunk
to protect the groin area from its high rate of heat loss.
How do I use the Huddle Position?
• This can be performed by two or more people huddling together. People should face one another, press
their own legs together, press their chests together (behind the insulating PFDs) and interlock arms (one
person’s arms under the others). This position allows more heat loss than the individual HELP position,
the huddle is better if the PFD, wave conditions or lack of swimming experience make it difficult to
maintain a stable individual position. Children can also be placed in the middle of a huddle.
• Using the HELP or huddle position while wearing a PFD can help you survive one third longer in cold
water.
• If a boat capsizes, stay with the boat. It will float and support you, as well as reduce heat loss.
• Your PFD will help insulate you.
Arnprior Airport
Location: 633 Johnston Road Phone: 613-623-9687
The Arnprior Airport is home to two runways, Chapman
Aviation Services, Mile High Parachute Club,
Mobility Labs, AAA Repairs, Garner Aviation and
Thermoenergy. We are a registered airport owned and
operated by the Airport Commission. There is land for sale
for owners looking to build their own hangers. Visit our
website at www.arnprior.ca/airport for more information on
any of our services.
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Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Hours: Monday–Friday, 1:00–3:30
or Saturday by appointment
Location: 21B Madawaska St.
Phone: 613-623-0001
Website: www.adarchives.org
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Whether you’re doing historical research on
the lumbering era or researching your family
tree, the Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
welcomes you! The Archives holds over 200
Swimming lessons at the Arnprior Beach circa 1955
collections of historical documents pertaining
from Town of Arnprior Parks & Recreation
to the history of the area including municipal
records, several business and private collections as well as the original land registry documents for
Renfrew County from 1867–1967. It is also home to a significant photographic collection containing
more than 30,000 images - some of which are viewable online.
Interested in learning tips, tricks and where to find helpful resources for researching your family history?
Patrick’s Family History Group meets once a month with knowledgeable guest speakers, interesting
workshops and more. For more information on joining the group, please contact the Archives.
We are also working on a new virtual exhibit tracing the history of Braeside and the Gillies Mill. If you have
historic photos of the village, its families or the mill, please contact us.
Everyone is welcome. Visit us on the lower level of the Arnprior Public Library and let our knowledgeable
volunteers assist you. A non-profit organization serving the community for more than 20 years, we are
always looking for new volunteers and donors. Find out more on our website. We hope to see you soon.
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Volunteer Opportunities - High School
Arnprior Department of Parks and Recreation: Programs — We offer a wide array of programs that are
offered to all ages. Work hands-on with our programs and participants! Call 613-623-7301.
Arnprior and District Museum- On Tuesday’s after school High School Volunteers who are gathering their
community service hours get together at the museum for a variety of jobs. For an historically good time
please contact Anita Brown at the museum 613-623-4902- [email protected]
Girl Guides of Canada — We are looking for any high school student who would like to become a Junior
Leader with a Girl Guide group in Arnprior. Contact Stacey Reid at [email protected] or 613-622-1114;
or Jessica Morsink at 613-622-1674.
Arnprior Public Library — Students will have the opportunity to submit reviews for books, magazines,
movies and music to the Teen Review Board. Contact Carolyn Swayze at [email protected] or 613623-2279.
Pineridge Children’s Centre — Students will have the opportunity to work on an array of different tasks
involving children. Contact Cindra Proulx at [email protected] or 613-623-5477.
Arnprior Agricultural Society — Contact Cathie Tennisco at 613- 622-0079.
Arnprior Lions Club — Students will have the opportunity to assist with community fundraising projects and
events such as car washes and BBQs. Contact Don at [email protected] or (613) 623-5335.
Special Olympics Ontario – Arnprior — Interested in helping with the training of different sports? Contact
Barb Cosman at [email protected] or 613-622- 1726.
Arnprior McNab/Braeside Archives — Call Laurie Doughtery at 613-623-0001.
Arnprior-McNab-Braeside Seniors At Home — Call Dennis Harrington at 613-623- 7981.
Arnprior Optimists Club — Special events and fundraising for Arnprior youth throughout the year. Call Chris
Toner at 613-623-1646.
Arnprior Regional Health — Visit www.arnpriorregionalhealth.ca or e-mail [email protected]
Arnprior Humane Society - For people age 16 and up, there are several ways to be involved with the shelter
including dog walking, cat grooming, shelter duties, events, and ground maintenance. To volunteer fill out
the form at http://www.arnpriorhumanesociety.ca/volunteer/.
Visit www.arnprior.ca/ volunteer-opportunities for more information
Communities in Bloom
Communities in Bloom is much more than flowers. It’s about pride and building on our strengths to help
our Town grow to it’s full potential. This project, driven by a core of volunteers, is part of an international
program to further the education and awareness of environmental concerns, preserve heritage sites and
encourage community involvement.
The committee’s ongoing beautification projects include:
• Floral plantings at all municipal park signs / entrances
• Lamp post decorations and banners
• Participation in the annual spring “Pitch-in week”
• Landscaping near the town marina
• School seed program
• Beautification of the Town traffic triangles
• Tree planting project on Madawaska Boulevard
• Park amenities
Many of these projects are made possible by partnerships with other groups and organizations such as the
local business community and area students.
Volunteers Wanted: We are always looking for eager volunteers! If you would like to help out,
please call 613-623-7301.
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Community Services & Resources
Crisis Response & Helplines
Abused Women’s Helpline
1-800-267-4930
Ambulance Service
911
By-law / Animal Control Officer
613-809-7048
Children’s Aid
1-800-267-5878
Fem-aide, Victims of Violence Support Line for Francophone Women
1-877-336-2433
Fire Services
911 or 613-623-4141
Ontario Drug & Alcohol Helpline
1-800-565-8603
Ontario Mental Health Helpline
1-866-531-2600
Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline
1-888-230-3505
Ontario Provincial Police
911 | 613-623-3131
Women’s Sexual Assault Centre Renfrew County
1-800-663-3060
Senior Services & Housing
Access Health Care Services. Inc
613-732-4713
Adult Day Program (The Grove)
613-623-6547
Alzheimer Support Group
1-888-422-2067
Arnprior and District Nursing Home, The Grove
613-623-6547
Renfrew County Housing Corporation
613-623-7951
Arnprior Villa
613-623-0414
Arnprior-Braeside-McNab Seniors-at-Home
613-623-7981
Baskin Place
613-623-3567
Community Care Access Center
613-623-4366
Frozen Meals Program
613-623-7981
Island View Retirement Suites
613-622-0002
Churches
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Arnprior Wesleyan Church
(613) 623-0421
Braeside Pastoral Charge
613-623-2360
Elgin St. Baptist Church
613-622-1069
Emmanuel Anglican Church
613-623-2554
First Baptist Church
613-623-3993
Glad Tidings Church
613-623-2943
Churches Continued
Calvary Baptist Church
613-623-4863
Grace St. Andrew’s United Church & Christian Education Centre
613-623-2637
River of Life Christian Fellowship
613-622-5929
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
613-623-5531
St. John Chrysostom Parish Family
613-623-2282
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
613-623-4562
The Oasis
613-288-8120
Health Services & Support Groups
Alzheimer’s Support Group
1-888-411-2067
Arnprior & District Breast Cancer Support Group
Elta Watt 613-623-7455
Arnprior & District Family Health Team
613-622-5763 or 1-877-622-5763
Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital
613-623-3166
Auxiliary to the Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital
Dorreen Nicholas 613-623-4162
Cancer Society Volunteer Driver
1-800-255-8873
Community Mental Health Services
1-800-991-7711
L’Arche Arnprior
613-623-7323
Pathways Alcohol and Drug Counseling Services
613-432-8573
Renfrew County Alcohol/Drug/Gambling Assessment/Referral
Service
1-800-265-0197
Renfrew County District Health Unit
613-623-2991
Community Services & Information Sources
Arnprior & District Food Bank
613-668-4462
Arnprior & District Humane Society
613-623-0916
Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives
Laurie Dougherty 613-623-0001
Arnprior Chamber of Commerce
613-623-6817
Arnprior Chronicle Guide
613-623-6571
Arnprior & District Neighbourlink – The Fountain
613-623-4200
Arnprior Museum
613-623-4902
Arnprior Public Library
613-623-2279
Family and Children Services
1-800-267-5878
Information Services
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Ontario Early Years Centre
613-623-8224
Phoenix Center for Children and Families
613-623-9777
Renfrew County Information Network
613-756-6649
Renfrew County Legal Clinic
1-800-267-5871
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A single piece
of firewood
can DESTROY
millions of trees.
Moving firewood, even just a few kilometres away,
can spread invasive insects and diseases to our forests.
DON’T MOVE
FIREWOOD
Buy it locally. Burn it on site. Never bring it back home.
For more information call 1-800-442-2342 or visit www.inspection.gc.ca
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Garbage Collection Information
Collection - Wednesday; two (2) bags every week.
Weight - The maximum weight for each bag or container is 50lbs (22.7kg). Overweight bags/
containers will not be collected.
Size - The maximum sized bag is approximately 26” x 32” and maximum sized container
is approximately 67L. All oversized bags/containers must be tagged.
Arnprior Waste Disposal Site is located at 658 River Road, McNab/Braeside
Open - Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.
Closed - Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, & Holidays.
Free Disposal - E-waste, blue bin recyclables, leaf and yard waste, tires, scrap metal.
Summer Watering
Restrictions
Emerald Ash
Borer
What is the Emerald Ash
Borer?
Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB, is an invasive, highly
destructive beetle that feeds under the bark of
ash trees. All species of ash are susceptible to
attack, except mountain ash, which is not a true
ash species. Emerald Ash Borer was confirmed
in Arnprior in 2013.
In effect
May 1st—September 31st

Even numbered houses may only
water on even numbered days.

Odd numbered houses may only water on odd numbered days
Will EAB kill my Ash Tree?
An ash tree attacked by EAB is expected to die
within 1-3 years.
What Should I do with my Ash Tree?
If you have an Ash Tree on your private property,
the care and maintenance of that tree is your
responsibility. Dead and dying trees are
hazardous and must be removed as per Town By
-laws.
Contact a local arborist to see what the options
for your tree include. A safe and effective pesticide called TreeAzin™ is available to protect ash
trees; however this treatment must be started immediately.
See www.arnprior.ca/EAB for more information
All downspouts must to be
disconnected from the Town’s
sewer systems (By-law # 6227-13)
Downspouts should be directed to
discharge rainwater overland, away
from your house and onto permeable
surfaces, such as your lawn. Better
yet, install a rain barrel to collect
water for your garden!
Infiltration of rainwater onto your lawn
helps to keep your lawn green and
reduces the amount of water that must
be treatment by the Towns Water
Filtration Plant.
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Leaf and Yard Waste Collection
May 20th, 2015
& Yard waste includes leaves, plant clippings, and
branches less than 1.5 inches in diameter.
Leaf
& Yard waste must be stored in paper bags, reusable container (NO lids), or tied with biodegradable twine.
Leaf
Leaf
& Yard waste must be placed at the curbside by 7:30 a.m. on the day of collection.
may occur over several days; however, residents must place Leaf & Yard waste at
the curbside by Wednesday, May 20th, 2015. Late set-outs will NOT be collected.
Collection
Leaf
& Yard waste is accepted at the Arnprior Waste Disposal Site (Landfill) year round during regular scheduled hours of operation, FREE of charge.
encourage you to leave grass clippings on your lawn. Grasscycling can provide 25% or
more of a lawn's yearly nitrogen requirements!
We
(wood chips or branches with diameter greater than 1.5 inches) WILL NOT be picked
up as part of the Leaf & Yard waste curbside collection. Brush is accepted at the Landfill and
tipping fees apply.
Brush
Did you know that
composting can
reduce your garbage
by up to 50% ?
Pitch-In Day - May 9, 2015
What Time? 9am - 12 pm - Rain or Shine
What is PITCH-IN Day all about?
PITCH-IN Day is all about the members of the
community coming together to beautify public areas within the
Town. Participants pick-up litter from public areas within the Town.
How do I register?
Call Waste Management at Town Hall at 613-623-4231
Should I bring garbage bags?
NO! The Town will supply the garbage bags and pick-up/disposing
of the garbage
Participant Reminders…
Get your composter
from Town Hall for
Only $43.20
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Dress appropriately for the weather and conditions. Participants are
encouraged to bring extra clothing, gardening or latex gloves,
closed toe shoes, etc. Young children must be supervised by an
adult during the clean-up to ensure safety, as some litter items may
be hazardous.
Visit www.arnprior.ca/pitch-in-day for more information
Spring / Summer 2015 Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule
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Regular recycling collection occurs on either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. See
www.arnprior.ca for a map showing the regular collection day for your area.
Collection Day shifted due to holiday
Collection Occurs on Holiday
Leaf & Yard Waste and Garbage Collection
Garbage Collection
What Goes in Your Blue Boxes?
*Please DO NOT
place recyclables
in plastic bags.
Only shredded
paper and other
plastic bags
should be held in
plastic bags!
Plastics
Glass Bottles
Box 1— Aluminum, Plastic,
and Glass
Plastic
Bags*
Clean
Styrofoam
Aluminum Foil and
Clean Pie Plates
Gable Top Cartons
and Tetra Paks
Box 2—Paper Fibres
Newspapers
Box Board
Magazines
Cardboard (please flatten)
Phone Books
Office Paper and
Envelopes
613.622.7759
201 Daniel Street, S, Arnprior
Residential and Commercial
www.century21explorer.ca
Bernice Horne**
613.601.1040
Bernice.Horne
@century21.ca
Whitney Harper Irwin*
613.986.9448
Whitney.HarperIrwin
@century21.ca
Denis Lacroix**
613.862.0811
Denis.Lacroix
@century21.ca
Robert Larsen*
613.222.9787
Robert.Larsen
@century21.ca
Ralph Shaw***
Nancy Young
Ralph.Shaw
@century21.ca
Admin.Arnprior
@century21.ca
613.622.7759 x111
Administration
Charlotte Leitch** Andra Bettencourt
613.204.3126 **
613.864.6910
Charlotte.Leitch
@century21.ca
Shirley Kelly*
613.853.6259
Shirley.Kelly
@century21.ca
Bruce Firestone**
613.762.8884
Bruce.Firestone
@century21.ca
***Broker of Record / **Broker / *Salesperson
Andra.Bettencourt
@century21.ca
Lesley Mouck, Mortgage Agent
Mortgage Alliance Partners
C: 613.407.7822
(Brokerage Lic: 10124)