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Located in Holy Family Catholic School, Recreation Academy helps students keep physically active and promotes a healthy lifestyle. In addition, it provides a fun and convenient way to learn new sports, support long-term athletic development, and help kids develop and expand their physical abilities.
Two days a week every week, students will have the opportunity to experience:
- Cross Fit
- Cross Country Skiing
- Kick Boxing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving
- Table Tennis
- Water Polo
- Waterski and Wakeboard
What is a Recreation Academy?
The Recreation Academy is an alternative program providing students with the opportunity to enhance their activity experiences during the school day. Using numerous adventurous indoor and outdoor activities students will be able to experience activity in a variety of settings that will enhance physical literacy and promote lifelong healthy living.
Who can attend? Do I have to live in the attendance area?
Any grade 4 to 6 student passionate about active living. There will be a cross-boundary bus charge for students living outside the Holy Family catchment area.
Is there a fee and what is it?
The fee for the program will be no more than $160.00 per month. This fee will cover all programming costs, transportation and non-certified instruction. The fee will also cover some clothing the athletes receive.
Do I have to be physically fit?
Student-athletes registering for this program should be passionate and excited about trying a variety of activities from rock climbing to scuba diving and everything in between.
Can I register for the Academy if I'm not currently at a District School?
Any student can register for the Rec academy, if they register they have to also register at Holy Family Catholic School. We accept students of all faiths.
What happens if I get injured and can't participate in the whole year?
Fees are paid on a monthly basis. If an injury is long-term and prevents a student from participating, monthly fees will be refunded on a per-month basis.
Is there busing to the school?
Depending on room and resources, students may be eligible for cross-boundary bussing to Holy Family Catholic School.
Geoff Giacobbo, Recreation Academy Coordinator