Victoria Day (May 20th) hours: 7:00am – 6:00pm

Child & Youth Programs

6-12 YEARS OLD

Our Child & Youth programs aim to enrich your child’s everyday life by providing recreational activities that may not be readily available in a school setting. Our diverse range of options includes Art, Gym Activities, Sports, Dance, and Skill Builder Programs. We promote the exploration of new activities and encourage children to embark on their interests at any age, fostering a non-competitive and supportive environment. Youth aged 9-14 can utilize the Fitness Centre after completing a Youth Fitness Orientation. For detailed information about the classes, schedules, and fees, please refer to our Program Guide.

 

Registered Child & Youth DANCE Programs

Ballet, Jazz & Stretch (5-7 yrs)

This combination class introduces dancers to both the classical style of ballet and the fun and funky style of jazz. It is the best of both worlds! Dancers will develop coordination, confidence, flexibility, and musicality in a fun-filled environment that is sure to spark their inner superstar!

Lyrical Dance (7-10 yrs)

Combination of Ballet technique with jazz and modern style. Creative movement connects mind to their body through fluid dance movements. This style of dance improves coordination and rhythm.

Hip Hop (5-7yrs)

This fun, upbeat class explores traditional hip-hop styles and popular music in a creative way for the dancer who loves to move and groove!

Hip Hop (8-12yrs)

This fun, upbeat class explores traditional hip-hop styles and popular music in a creative way for the dancer who loves to move and groove!

 

Registered Child & Youth Programs

Feet & Fins (6-9 yrs)

We start out with sports and games in the gym and finish with a swim lesson geared towards Swimmer Levels 1-3. Caregiver must stay on the pool deck during their child’s swim lesson (7:00-7:30pm).

Sportarama (6-9 yrs)

This fun-filled high energy program introduces children to fundamental movement skills, sport specific games, and activities.

Multi-Sport (6-8yrs)

Designed to expose participants to a variety of sports, this program fosters teamwork, develops fundamental skills, and encourages a love for staying active!

Floor Hockey (6-8 yrs)

This engaging program blends skill-building activities with friendly mini-games to keep your child active, entertained, and excited about floor hockey.

Sportball Indoor/Outdoor Soccer/T-Ball (6-8 yrs)

Instructors provide children with the knowledge and ability to play soccer with confidence. The first half of each class is dedicated to skill development and the second half puts those lessons to work in an exciting, non-competitive game. Meet instructors in Gym B and class will move outdoors when weather permits.

Sportball Outdoor Soccer (6-8 yrs)

Instructors provide children with the knowledge and ability to play soccer with confidence. The first half of each class is dedicated to skill development and the second half puts those lessons to work in an exciting, non-competitive game. Meet instructors on the soccer field each week.

Sportball Outdoor Soccer/T-Ball (6-8 yrs)

Professional instructors provide children with the knowledge and ability to play sports with confidence. The first half of each class is dedicated to skill development and the second half puts those lessons to work in an exciting, non-competitive game. Meet instructors on the soccer field each week.

Young Rembrandts (6-12yrs)

If your child enjoys the outdoors, they will love the upcoming Hummingbird lesson filled with color and whimsy. We’ll be drawing all season creating motorcycles, boats, and even the butterfly life cycle! Artists will be challenged as they draw and shade a realistic portrait of the famous composer Beethoven using color pencils.

Young Rembrandts Cartooning (8-12yrs)

Your student will be exposed to the excitement of drawing and animating dinosaur expressions and funny anime characters. They’ll be delighted learning how to draw dynamic figures and action-filled scenes. Funny bones will be tickled when they see the humorous, floral-inspired personas created in our flower characters lesson. We’ll have an enormous amount of fun as we draw cartoon animals of all shapes and sizes doing their favorite hobbies.

Babysitter Safety Course (10+ yrs)

A course for responsible youth (at least 10 years of age) who want to become a babysitter or may already be one. The babysitter course covers the responsibilities of a babysitter, safety tips for children of all ages, mealtimes, stages of play and development, diapering babies, basic childcare skills, and what to do in case of an emergency. Also covers creating a resume and finding jobs the safe way.

JULY Day Camp Leader-In-Training Program (13-17 yrs)

Trico Centre’s Day Camp Leader in Training (LIT) Program is designed for youth that are interested in gaining leadership skills and experience in a camp setting. The program supports teens who may have aged out as campers and are not yet meeting qualifications to apply for day camp leader positions.
Program registration fee includes training, leader t-shirt, certificate of participation and reference letter.
LIT program requirements:
  • Must be available to attend training on Sunday June 23 from 9-3pm.
  • Must commit to a minimum of 2 weeks (Monday through Friday).
Desired skillset:
  • Previous experience in leadership roles (such as school clubs, sports team, or community organizations) can be beneficial.
  • Reliable, responsible, and committed to scheduled dates/times.
  • Demonstrates care, patience, and a positive attitude when working with others.
  • A genuine passion for working with children and creating a positive camp experience.

AUGUST Day Camp Leader-In-Training Program (13-17 yrs)

Trico Centre’s Day Camp Leader in Training (LIT) Program is designed for people that are interested in gaining leadership skills and experience in a camp setting. The program supports teens who may have aged out as campers and are not yet meeting qualifications to apply for day camp leader positions.
Program registration fee includes training, leader t-shirt, certificate of participation and reference letter.
LIT program requirements:
  • Must be available to attend training on Sunday June 23 from 9-3pm.
  • Must commit to a minimum of 2 weeks (Monday through Friday).
Desired skillset:
  • Previous experience in leadership roles (such as school clubs, sports team, or community organizations) can be beneficial.
  • Reliable, responsible, and committed to scheduled dates/times.
  • Demonstrates care, patience, and a positive attitude when working with others.
  • A genuine passion for working with children and creating a positive camp experience.

Check out our Skill Builder Programs!

An inclusive program series that supports the mental, social, emotional, and physical development of children and youth:

  • help build confidence and foster a sense of belonging
  • offer extra time to learn and develop skills in a small group setting
  • introduce support strategies based on individual needs and abilities

Programs include: Friendship Foundations, Non-Competitive Sports, Fine Motor, and MORE!