City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens its door to fitness, creative arts, and special interests right into your home
January 7, 2021 Announcements and Events
The City’s new Virtual Arts and Recreation Centre opens opportunities to get fit, learn a new language, recipe or instrument, or discover your talents with a brush and palette – virtually, right in the comfort of your home. The winter class offerings will be online at ottawa.ca/recreation on Monday, January 11, with registration starting on Thursday, January 14 at 9 pm.
A mix of short workshops and multi-week courses will begin on Monday, January 25. There will be offerings for every age group. Programs will include:
- Language classes (French and Spanish)
- Science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs (STEM)
- Cooking classes
- Visual arts: drawing, painting, digital arts
- Fitness: Zumba©, bootcamp, yoga
- Dancing: ballet, hip hop and others
- Martial arts, Tai Chi
- Leadership programs
Virtual classes help support everyone’s COVID-19 prevention efforts. Staying active and occupied with live-streamed, interactive classes is a perfect way to promote physical and mental well-being.