Programs

Sole Sisters Walking

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 Strap on your walking shoes and join the Sole Sisters walking group. This program is offered most Wednesdays  at various locations around the Oceanside area and is intended for women 50+, but all ages are welcome. 

Cardio Dance Club

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Cardio Dance Club is a follow-along fitness class open to all fitness levels. Get your groove on and follow the series of choreographed dance moves. Each class features a mix of modern radio hits and old-school classics.  

Ballroom Dancing

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  Have you always wanted to learn how to dance? Learn Jive, Cha Cha and Social Foxtrot under the tutelage of certified dance instructor Andy Mundy and his partner Maureen Mundy.

Drop-In Youth Basketball

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Swing by the Coombs Fairgrounds Gymnasium for a fun, free night of drop-in basketball. Tuesday nights are for ages 11 - 15, and Thursday night sessions are for ages 16+. All equipment provided.

Djembe Drumming

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African Hand Drumming classes are about learning new techniques and jamming in a circle of friends. Drumming is scientifically proven to relieve stress, enhance your immune system and energize your soul.  

Dad's Night Out

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This Tuesday night program invites dads and tots (0-6) to visit various locations in Oceanside for a fun night of play. Community partners include BLT, VIRL, SOS, and RDN.  

Food Skills

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The BC Centre for Disease Control, along with the Regional District of Nanaimo, generously fund two, free, six-week cooking classes each year. Topics include: Cooking Connections: Cooking for the Active Seniors and Food Sense: Healthy Cooking on a Budget.

Marimba

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 Enjoy the uplifting sounds of the marimba, and learn how to play traditional African songs on these impressive wooden xylophones. No prior musical experience is necessary for the Beginner class. 

3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament

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In the first week of May we celebrate National Youth Week by hosting a 3-on-3 Youth Basketball Tournament.

Adult World Music Workshops

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  These single-day, one-hour workshops provide an introduction to many different styles of African music and dance. Try gumboot dancing, djembe drumming, and more!

Growing Wild Summer Camp

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  Intended for children ages 8 - 13, this week-long summer camp explores all kinds of exciting outdoor activities. Do crafts, learn about animals, and more.

ACRA's Community Cupboard

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 ACRA is proud to support other non-profits and individuals in the Arrowsmith  community by offering them the use of some of our supplies.