Transition to School Information Meetings

Transition to School Information Meetings

November 16 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm More >


Info

School Board Reps, LHIN, Resource Teachers and Centre Staff will all be in attendance.

For parents of children eligible to start school in September 2017.

Date: Stay tuned for dates late Oct / early Nov

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre Gym Toilet Training Tips Presented by an Occupational Therapist

Date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Location: Presentation Room - Niagara Children's Centre

Please Confirm Attendance (905) 688-1890 ext. 0 receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Family Education

Happy Meals

January 23 from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm More >


Location

Niagara Children's Centre
567 Glenridge Ave
St. Catharines 2T 4C2

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Info

Tuesday, January 23, 9:30 AM – 12 NOON 

Parent education group for “picky eaters”.  Caregivers are taught strategies to help increase the number and range of foods a child eats. Methods to establish mealtime routines for happier, more content mealtimes will be shared.

We Will Answer Questions Such As:

  • What are typical toddler and preschool feeding patterns? 
  • How do you know if pickiness is a problem with your child?
  • Why do children limit food choices?
  • What can you do to help support your child expand his/her food choices?
  • Strategies to make mealtimes stress-free for all!


Eligibility

This program is intended for parents and/or caregivers. The child DOES NOT attend this session. We are unable to provide child care at this time.


Registration

Please RSVP to this session by contacting reception at 905.688.1890 x0 or by email at receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com.


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Are you and your child sleeping?

January 24 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am More >


Location

Presentation Room at the Centre


Info

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Children’s Centre – Presentation Room
567 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines

Understanding factors that affect sleep
How much sleep do we need?
Can sleep improve without the use of medications?
Techniques to help your child (and you) get a better night’s sleep!


Registration

RSVP...Please confirm whether you will be attending by calling reception at 905-688-1890, ext 0 or email <a href="mailto:receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com">receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com</a> to register<br /> Child care is not available at this presentation.


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Get Out, Get Active

February 7 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am More >


Location

Presentation Room at the Centre


Info

Wednesday, February 7, 9:30-11:00 AM
PRESENTATION ROOM
 

We invite you to come hear about Therapeutic Recreation and learn how it can help benefit your child and family.

Also we will discuss various funding opportunities available for recreation programs—as well as talk about ones that are upcoming.

 

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2018

9:30-11:00 AM

PRESENTED BY OUR

RECREATIONAL THERAPIST

NIAGARA CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Child care is not available at this presentation


Registration

PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR SPOT BY CONTACTING OUR RECEPTIONIST AT 905.688.1890 EXT. 0 OR BY EMAIL receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Sensory Processing

February 27 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm More >


Info

A parent education session designed to provide parents with information about the sensory systems and the role our senses play in contributing to functional skills.

Presented by an Occupational Therapist.

Date: Tuesday, February 27 from 6:00-8:30 PM

Location: Presentation Room


Registration

Please Confirm Attendance (905) 688-1890 ext. 0 receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Parent-Child Advocacy

March 28 from 9:30 am - 11:00 am More >


Info

Learn effective strategies to advocate for support and services for your child.  Communicate your needs for funding agencies, medical professionals and more with increased success.

Presented by Dorothy Harvey, Manager, Rehabilitation services, Niagara Children’s Centre.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no child care available for this group

 


Registration

Please Confirm Attendance  (905) 688-1890 ext. 0  receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Sibling Program

Social/Recreational

Preschool Swim

January 22 - February 12
Every Monday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am More >


Info

Mondays, September 25 – December 4 (no program February 19)

Time: 11:00 – 11:45 am

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre - Pool

Open to preschool clients and their caregiver, will teach introductory swim skills such as bubble blowing, front floats, glides and water safety.

Advanced registration is required: To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Colour Me Creative Craft Club

January 22 - March 5
Every Monday from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm More >


Location

Niagara Children’s Centre


Info

Date: Mondays, January 22- March 5

Time: 5- 6pm

Gives clients 5-10 years old the opportunity to get creative, and design art pieces using different supplies each week. Clients must be able to work independently on their art. An art gallery display will showcase their work.


Eligibility

Clients 5-10 years old


Registration

To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Discovery Sports

January 23 - March 6
Every Tuesday from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm More >


Info

Date: Tuesdays, January 23- March 6

Time: 5 pm- 6 pm

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre

Open to clients 5-10 years old who are interested in participating and trying out various sports including boccia, soccer, hockey, Wii sports etc.  Clients must to able to participate in a large group, small group and in partners.


Registration

Advanced registration is required To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Family Swim

January 25 - March 8
Every Thursday from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm More >


Info

Dates: Thursdays, January 18 – March 8

Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre - Pool Non-Structured pool time

Open to all clients and their families. Families must provide any support required.

Advanced registration is required.

To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com.

 

 

 


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Eye Opener: The Painted Turtle

February 12 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm More >


Location

The Painted Turtle
277 Welland Ave.
St. Catharines


Info

Come join in the creative fun at The Painted Turtle. Children will pick, design and decorate one of 60+ ceramic figures while socializing with friends. Just in time to create a special Valentine’s Day craft. 

Date: Monday February 12th from 5:30-6:30pm at  277 Welland Ave. St. Catharines, ON


Fees

Cost $10/ participant


Registration

Advanced registration is required To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com


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Preschool Swim - Additional Dates

February 26 - March 5
Every Monday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am More >


Location

Centre Pool


Info

Mondays, September 25 – December 4 (no program February 19

Time: 11:00 – 11:45 am

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre - Pool

Open to preschool clients and their caregiver, will teach introductory swim skills such as bubble blowing, front floats, glides and water safety.

Advanced registration is required: To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 or jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com.


Eligibility

Open to preschool clients and their caregiver


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Sensory Swim at St. Catharines Kiwanis Centre

March 20 from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm More >


Location

St. Catharines Kiwanis Centre
425 Carlton St, St. Catharines, ON L2M 4V9


Info

Splash around and learn about sensory games and activities for you and your child to enjoy in the ‘Leisure Pool’ at the Kiwanis Centre.

Our very own Lifeguard, Melissa Lefebrve will guide the group through a series of activities suitable for your child while swimming in the community. 

Date: Tuesday, March 20th from 6 PM – 8 PM


Registration

Advanced registration is required To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com


Special Instructions

Please note the first hour will be a swim class and the remaining time will be open swim.


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Teen Social Swim

January 18 - March 8
Every Thursday from 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm More >


Info

Date: Tuesdays, Thursdays, January 18 – March 8

Time: 3:46 PM - 4:30 pm

Location: Niagara Children’s Centre - Pool

Open to clients 12 years+ who are able to swim independently and participate in a group setting. The family must provide support in the water if the participant cannot swim independently. Feel free to bring a friend!

To register or for more information contact:  Recreation Therapist, Jaymieson O’Neill: (905) 688-1890 ext. 127 jaymieson.oneill@niagarachildrenscentre.com.


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Therapy

Happy Meals

January 23 from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm More >


Location

Niagara Children's Centre
567 Glenridge Ave
St. Catharines 2T 4C2

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Info

Tuesday, January 23, 9:30 AM – 12 NOON 

Parent education group for “picky eaters”.  Caregivers are taught strategies to help increase the number and range of foods a child eats. Methods to establish mealtime routines for happier, more content mealtimes will be shared.

We Will Answer Questions Such As:

  • What are typical toddler and preschool feeding patterns? 
  • How do you know if pickiness is a problem with your child?
  • Why do children limit food choices?
  • What can you do to help support your child expand his/her food choices?
  • Strategies to make mealtimes stress-free for all!


Eligibility

This program is intended for parents and/or caregivers. The child DOES NOT attend this session. We are unable to provide child care at this time.


Registration

Please RSVP to this session by contacting reception at 905.688.1890 x0 or by email at receptionist@niagarachildrenscentre.com.


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Promotion

Meeting

Fundraising

2018 Plasma Car Race

May 31 from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm More >


Info

The Plasma Car Race will take place on Thursday, May 31st as part of the May Help Kids Shine Campaign. The race will take place at Ballhockey.com. Teams of four adults raise funds to be tallied as part of the Help Kids Shine Campaign and then spend an evening racing other groups. Funds raised will help us meet the therapy needs of even more children and youth at Niagara Children's Centre.

Sign up online today: https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/startup.aspx?eventid=235076

How to Participate:
1. Assemble a team of 4 racers
2. Register online
3. Raise $500 online or using pledge forms
4. HAVE FUN!

Ready to Race?
Visit the website linked to get started.
Don't forget to practice and come dressed in your team spirit! There are prizes for Best Team Costume!
Racers are also welcome to bring their own decorated Plasma Cars.

Race Details:
Thursday, May 31st, 2018
Check-in at 4:00 pm
Races start at 4:30 pm

Ballhockey.com
16 Melbourne Ave, St. Catharines

Have Questions?
Connect with Kate at 905-688-3550 x 107 or kate.murrell@niagarachildrenscentre.com.


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