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Recreation, Youth & Leisure Services

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Children Programs

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Moms and Tots FREE 

Enjoy social time while your children play and interact with other children their own age. Take part in interactive play, crafts, songs and informative activities that you and your child will enjoy. Sponsored in part by the Town of Wasaga Beach and the Wasaga Beach Lions Club. 

Wednesdays 9:30 – 11:30 am
Wasaga RecPlex, Lions Den Room

Shooting Stars - 9 + Years


Gymnastics benefits many aspects of a child's development, physical fitness, discipline and socialization to name a few. This program is developed as a fun introduction to recreation gymnastics that will allow participants to grow and develop their skills at their own speed. Our coaches are highly qualified and able to adapt the programs to meet the needs of each participant.

Thursday evenings at the RecPlex

Tot Gym - 2 & 3 Year Olds
              - 3 & 4 Year Olds

Little Thumpers - 5 & 6 Year Olds

Mighty Mites - 7 & 8 Year Olds

Shooting Stars - 9 + Years


Karate is an excellent way to develop self-confidence and discipline. The Wado Kai program has been developed for individuals to progress through graduated skill based classes that promote physical fitness, flexibility and stamina. The Town of Wasaga Beach karate program has been recognized on a provincial and national level for the quality of students it produces. It is never to late to develop new skills and Karate could be the perfect program for you and your entire family to try.

Wednesday evenings at the RecPlex




Tennis Lessons

Wednesday evening tennis instruction for all ages and levels of play! This program includes an introduction to the game, rules, stoke improvement and strategy for youth and children.

Wednesday evenings at the RecPlex, Oakview Woods Tennis Courts (1724 Mosley St.)
Rain days will be rescheduled for the following Tuesday evening.

Mini (3 – 5 yrs.)

Children (6 – 10 yrs.)

Teen (11 – 15 yrs.)

Children’s Performing Arts and Drama Program

This 10-week program is designed for children and youth who have a passion for the spot-light. During this program children will learn a 1 act paly where they are part of creating costumes, props and the set design.  The play will be performed for parents/guardians and family members the Sunday after the final class.

Age: 8 – 12 years
Monday’s 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wasaga Stars Arena Auditorium

Fee: $212.00

Performance Tickets $5.00 each

Winter Performance

Casting Call: Monday, January 2nd, 2019 (6:00 – 8:00 pm) at the Wasaga Stars, Arena Hall
Monday, January 13, 2020 – Monday, March 9th, 2020
Dress rehearsal – March 13th (Wasaga Stars, Arena Hall) 
Performance Date – Sunday, March 15th, 2020 (Wasaga Stars, Arena Hall) 


March Break Performing Arts and Drama Camp

Your child will develop their performing art skills with one of this area’s best drama instructors. They will enjoy a fun creative environment that is interactive, social and expressive.

Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20, 2019

Early drop off and late pick up can be arranged for $15.00 max/min of 1 hour per day.

Ages: 6 – 12
Fee: $135.00
Instructor: Laura LaChapelle


Babysitting Course

This course is designed to improve community babysitting standards. Course content covers child care, child safety, handling emergency situation, accident prevention, first aid, child behaviour and development, discipline, safe toys and games to play. Certification awarded for successful completion.

Monday, March 16, 2020
Friday, March 20, 2020 

Minimum age 11 years by course date
Fee: $68.00
Bring lunch/snack and a large doll or stuffed animal

Chamber of Commerce (Boardroom) 550 River Road West, Wasaga Beach


Home Alone Course

The Home Alone Program is designed to provide children between 9 and 11 years of age with the necessary skills and knowledge to be safe and responsible when home alone for short periods of time. It will help them understand how to prevent problems, handle real-life situations, and keep them safe and constructively occupied. 

Course runs from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Course Fee: $60.00
Additional Supervision Fee: $20.00 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Oakview Woods, Meeting Room, Wasaga Beach RecPlex 1724 Mosley Street