SIP (Saturday Inclusive Program)
Take part in a variety of activites within an inclusive environment, designed for persons with a disability and/or individuals who require additional support to participate in community programs.
When: Sat, 12:30pm–2:30pm
Where: Torbay Common
Ages: All ages
Registration opens: December 11, 12:00 noon – residents; December 18, 12:00 noon – general public.
|January 16||Open Gym & Fluffy Slime: You’ll be introduced to new games and participate in open gym activities, followed by a fun slime craft.|
|January 23||Big Games & Naan Bread Pizza: You’ll participate in staff-led big games, such as boccia ball, floor curling, jumbo connect four, bowling, and floor checkers. Afterwards, we’ll be making naan bread pizza.|
|January 30||Movers and Shakers & Oobleck!: Join Movers and Shakers certified instructor Leah McDonald as she leads an active and engaging workout full of dance, exercise, and a whole lot of fun! Afterwards you’ll make your own ooey, gooey oobleck!|
|February 6||Cooperation Games, Bouncy Bubbles, & Lava Lamps: You’ll be led in fun cooperation games, such as basketball, boccia ball, floor curling, soccer pass/toss, goal ball, and pool noodle activities, followed by scientific experiements, including a bouncy bubbles experiment and lava lamp making activity.|
|February 13||Omnikin Ball Games & DIY Squishies: Participate in staff-led activities with large Omnikin balls, followed by a DIY squishies session.|
|February 27||Open Gym & Oobleck Stress Balls: Choose your way to play and get active during open gym time and then join us to make oobleck stress balls.|
|March 6||Movers and Shakers & Homemade Playdoh: Join Movers and Shakers certified instructor Leah McDonald as she leads an active and engaging workout full of dance, exercise, and a whole lot of fun. Then, stick around to make homemade playdoh.|
|March 13||Creative Exercises & Slime Making: Participate in a multitude of staff-led games, including pool noodle stations and balloon knock out, designed to focus your balance, develop fine motor skills, and practice teamwork. Afterwards, we’ll be heading to the lab to create our very own batches of slime.|
|March 20||Boccia Ball Tournament & Bath Bombs: Enjoy some friendly competition in a staff-led boccia ball tournament, followed by a bath bomb making session.|
|March 27||Team Games & Coffee Filter Butterflies: Hone your cooperation skills as you play team games, such as floor curling, goal ball, sit-down volleyball, and more with your new friends! Finish off the afternoon with a coffee filter butterfly craft.|
|April 17||Jumbo Board Games, Omnikin Ball Games, & Rock Painting!: You choose! You can choose to participate in staff-led big games, such as boccia ball, floor curling, jumbo connect four, bowling, and floor checkers or in Omnikin ball games such as Omnikin volleyball, train tracks, and more. Afterwards, you’ll take part in some rock painting.|
|April 24||Open Gym & Bingo: Choose your way to play and get active during open gym time and then try your luck at winning a prize with an afternoon bingo session.|
Due to COVID-19 regulations:
- Pre-registration through e-services only; there will be no drop-in service available.
- All participants and guardians will be asked to complete the COVID-19 screening questionnaire upon arrival to the program.
- Masks must be worn upon entry into any Town of Torbay facilities; participants must supply their own masks.
- A program may be cancelled if registration numbers are low or if provincial public health guidelines change.
Register online through e-services.