Nature Explorers – Monday
Does your inquisitive child have a passion for nature? Are they often exploring and asking “why”? Rainbow Rhythm Kids is a nature-based
education, movement and art program that awakens and fosters
children’s curiosity and compassion for the natural world.
This multidisciplinary program includes a combination of hands on
experiences with animals and animal artifacts, natural materials, stories,
imaginative play, yoga, creative movement and artistic experiences. Your
children will have the opportunity to learn about a new animal or aspect
of nature in every class. Children will bring home small art projects and
scavenger hunt lists to encourage your time in nature together.
Sarah Hawthorn is a mother, an R.E.C.E with a BA in Early Childhood
Education and nature enthusiast. 4-8 years.
Pedalheads – Wednesday
TRAIL 1: 4-6 years old
Focused on FUN and EXPLORATION, these campers will get to explore
nearby local areas by riding along various bike paths and trails. Campers
will be introduced to riding on different surfaces and develop their
skills, such as steering, control and riding in a group. Campers will also
learn about trail etiquette, how to bike safely and develop their stamina
throughout the week.
To register for this trail, kids must already be 4 years old
• Ride independently
• Start pedaling on first try
• Stop without skidding
• 14” + bike
• Coaster brakes OK, hand brakes preferred
• No training wheels
• Backpack with water bottle or hydration pack
• Properly fitted helmet
• Nut-free snack
• Suggested Equipment:
• Spare bike tube
• Bike gloves
Sportball – Tuesday
Sportball is excited to offer private bubbles classes to our members. Tuesdays afternoon into evening. These classes are designed around the age and ability of your child or group focusing on developing physical literacy and love for sport. Program details can be determined based on interest – please speak with program Manager. Up to age 8, and 6 maximum participants.
Please note that each sportball registration comes with an equipment kit for each child to keep. There is no sharing of equipment during class
Sportball Microsport – Outdoor @ Rosedale Field – Tuesday
Sportball will introduce the young participants to the exciting game
of baseball and soccer. Parents are required to stay at Rosedale Park
Please note that each sportball registration comes with an equipment kit for each child to keep. There is no sharing of equipment during class. 4-7 years.
Creative Movement & Ballet with Harmony School of Dance – Wednesday
We are very excited to Welcome back Ms. Charissa Wilson and the Harmony School of Dance. She graduated from the National Ballet School and has been instructing since 2004, where her connection to the Mooredale community was made. She started her own company – Harmony School of Dance in 2011, and has been growing a following ever since. Her passion dance, early childhood education and live pianist make her classes unique and the perfect fit for our
Creative Movement :
Enhances listening skills, team work, and the joy of dance and music
• A focus on large muscle and fine motor development improving posture and coordination
• Supports cognitive function by integrating song lyrics with coordinated action of movement, enhancing language development
• Promotes listening skills and creative thinking through the use of imagination and pretending in an enjoyable environment
• Ballet positions, technique, musical rhythm and artistic quality are introduced and built upon
• Imaginative visualization is taught and encouraged to help children learn and retain ballet technique and coordination
• Increases physical strength, poise, and grace, fostering positive self esteem
• All classes accompanied by live piano music!
Karate – Monday & Thursday ( Preschool 2:45 – 3:30, Junior 4:00 – 5:00pm)
James Greer from the Cold Mountain School will continue his instruction
of Karate at Mooredale. Trained as a Second degree black belt, James designs and teaches Karate programs specifically for children. Participants will progress through traditional Okinawan Karate. All students are required to purchase a karate gi (uniform), which is available through the instructor. NOTE: testing will occur throughout the year but does not always result in the achievement of a new belt level.
Magic Languages: Spanish Music Class – Wednesday
Our music program for babies and toddlers (6 months to 5 years) is offered to promote language learning in a fun environment. Children are exposed to the new language through traditional and vocabulary building songs, dance, and props, such as puppets, instruments, lullabies and more. Through the songs we will work on learning words related to colours, weather and nature, animals parts of the face and body, days of the week, fruits and vegetables, and salutations. 3-5 years.
French Language/ Tutoring with Mlle. Juliana Giallonardo – Monday to Friday (varying time slots available)
Mlle. Juliana Giallonardo is Mooredales French Specialist. She is so excited to share her love of the French language through private one to one lessons, or small group. Mlle. Juliana will tailor her teaching to each individual student and engage them through French literacy, songs, stories, art and poems. 2 years +
Chess Club – Wednesday
Chess Institute of Canada is the only licensed Chess Curriculum in
Canada, it challenges it participants to think differently, solve problems
and to have fun learning the game of Chess. CIC has been a part of the
pre-school for a few years, so now we are offering this program to our
school age and adult community members through a weekly Chess Club. 3-6 years.
One Bowl Baking – Tuesdays or Virtually Saturdays
Pastry Chef, Rita Giallonardo (Windsor Arms Hotel, featured in HELLO! Magazine and mom to Mooredale’s Mlle. Juliana. Rita is excited to share her passion for pastry with the Rosedale Moore-Park community. Students will take part in creating delicious, home-style treats paired with a secret list of ingredients, which will allow students to continue to recreate and perfect these recipes. Students will learn several fundamental skills such as: measuring, pouring, stirring, spreading, following a recipe, etc. Chef Rita will experiment with vegan, gluten-free, no-bake and traditional home-style baking recipes, all in one bowl! There will be no sharing of equipment or ingredients and each child will get to take home a treat. Classes may also be booked on a private basis. 3-7 years.