Sports & Martial Arts

SQUASH LESSONS
Squash is a healthy sport for fun and fitness. Either learn how to swing, rally and keep score with our beginner lessons or join our intermediate lessons where you’ll work on length, strength and footwork through fun, active drills! Equipment is included. No class October 8. Instructor: Sue Tompkins
#46906 Mondays, September 10 - October 22, 5:30 - 6:30 pm Beginner, 6:45 - 7:45 pm Intermediate,
Lewis Centre, $60/6

PICKLEBALL
Join in and have fun playing this exciting paddle game! Like a mini tennis game Pickleball is played by 2 or 4 people on a badminton-sized court using wood paddle racquets and a plastic style baseball. Equipment will be provided.
#47116 Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 4 - December 13, 2:30 - 4:30 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall,
$2.50/Drop-in

EVENING BADMINTON
If your concept of badminton is a quiet backyard barbecue game, you’ve never really played the sport!  Join us for fast competitive games! No drop-in October 8 & November 12.
#46663
 Mondays, September 17 - December 17, 8:00 - 10:00 pm,
Thursdays, September 20 - December 20, 8:15 - 10:00 pm, Lewis Centre Gym, $3/Drop-in

DAYTIME BADMINTON
Get some exercise, meet new players and improve your game in this fast paced group sport! No drop-in October 7, 8, November 11 & 12.
#46664
 Mondays, Thursdays,, Fridays & Sundays, September 17 - December 23, 1:00 - 3:00 pm,
Lewis Centre Gym, $3/Drop-in

DROP-IN BASKETBALL
Looking for some gym time to drop in and play a pick-up game of basketball or shoot around with your friends without any commitment? Open to participants 16 years & over.
#47156 Fridays, September 21- December 21, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Lewis MP Hall, $3/Drop-In

KARATE
Karate is a great way to improve overall health and fitness at any age through physical conditioning and self defense techniques.  Safe and encouraging practice of blocks, kicks, punches and evasive moves will develop confidence, improve concentration and relieve stress!  Courtenay Karate teaches traditional shito-ryu karate with NCCP certified instruction and expertise sanctioned by Karate Canada and Karate BC (an annual fee will be collected in class) No class October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Brenda Bombini & Todd Robertson
#46659 Mondays & Thursdays, September 17 - December 20, 7:30 - 9:15 pm, Lewis Centre MP Hall, $146/24

ADULT WOO KIM TAEKWONDO
This fast-paced program is designed to give participant a full body workout all while building a new skill. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art and a recognized Olympic sport. Known for its dynamic, powerful kicks Taekwondo is a rewarding outlet for everyone. Improve strength, endurance, coordination, flexibility and balance skills all while reaching new heights of self-confidence. Sanctioned by the BC and Canadian Taekwondo federations. Taught by 4th Dan Black Belt Richard Dobbs. Instructor: Richard Dobbs
#46661 Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 11 - December 13, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Lewis MP Hall/Gym, $249/28

ADULT KUNG FU
Applied Body Mechanics Ving Tsun is a tested system of Chinese Boxing that emphasizes small movements for maximum results. This class is skill-based training in an encouraging, safe and non-threatening environment. Practitioners will develop fast hands and good body structure through progressive sparring drills and pad work. No class September 29, October 8 & November 12. Instructor: Corny Martens
#46662 Mondays, Wednesdays, 8:00 - 10:00 pm, Native Sons Grand Hall, & Saturdays, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm,
Lewis Activity Room, September 10 - December 15, $270/2 classes/week, $405/3 classes/week

TAI CHI
Derived from the martial arts, tai chi is composed of slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and deep breathing, which enhance physical health and emotional well-being. Tai chi improves overall fitness, coordination, and agility. People who practice tai chi on a regular basis tend to have good posture, flexibility, and range of motion, are more mentally alert, and sleep more soundly. Instructor: Ivy Wang
Wednesdays, September 5 - December 12, #46632 9:00 - 10:00 am, #46631 10:00 - 11:00 am,
#46633 11:15 am - 12:15 pm, Lower Native Sons Hall, $180/15

EVENING TAI CHI
The slow, fluid movements of Tai Chi reduce tension and stress, improves balance, coordination, and concentration, as well as muscle resiliency and joint flexibility. Tai Chi helps to increase energy and provides an overall sense of well-being. Instructor: Albert Balbon
#46634 Thursdays, September 13 - December 13, 7:15 - 8:15 pm, Lewis Meeting Room, $112/14