Community Programs

Programs:

Community Swims and Skating
Admission is free for Ottewell Community League members during the community swim times at Hardisty and Boonie Doon pools.    Please check the  City of Edmonton website – www.edmonton.ca or phone 311 for the scheduled community swim times.  Cost of multi-pass purchases (10+ visits) are also reduced with an Ottewell Community League membership.  A schedule for Free Public Skating at indoor arenas is available on the City of Edmonton website - www.edmonton.ca.  Click here to see the rink information for outdoor skate times.

Ottewell Exercise Room
Ottewell Community  Members (aged 16 and older) can work out at Ottewell Junior High School, Tuesday  and Thursday nights (September – June), from 7:00 - 8:45 pm for a toonie. Ottewell Community League Memberships must be shown for admittance. Waivers are required before use of facility is permitted.

Fitness at Ottewell Hall 

Monday Nights - ZUMBA - Comes back to Ottewell ,

September 11 - December 4th 7:00 - 8:00 pm

This 12 week exciting energetic fun filled session , is a great way to get some exercise while having fun! Registration will be accepted at the first class Monday September 11 at 6:30 . Ottewell Community Members fee will be $100 and non Community Members $120.

Thursday Nights - Beginner Yoga - October 5th – November 23rd

7:00 - 8:30 pm

This  8 week Beginner hatha yoga class is the perfect introduction to a gentle, sustainable yoga practice. It will help you develop balance, strength and and a mind body connection without feeling overwhelmed. In this class we will take our time to get into postures, focusing on the basics of hatha yoga. We will take extra time to work through poses to help release the stress that tends to mount over the week. We will combine yoga postures and breathing exercises to strengthen the body and mind, increase flexibility, mobility and to reduce stress and calm the mind. No yoga experience is required.

Registration - Saturday September 16 at our Membership Fair from 9:00am to 11:00am

Cost for this 8 week class $65.00 for Ottewell Community Members and $75.00 for non members.

Come on OTTEWELL GET ACTIVE!!

The Edmonton Sport Council - A non-profit society funded primarily by the City of Edmonton. We maintain a database of contacts for all Edmonton sport organizations and a database of sport facilities that can be accessed free through our website: edmontonsport.com

Cooking Classes at Ottewell with Chef Sally

Hello kitchen friends!

I hope you have all been enjoying great food this summer. I know I have. And I have some great new recipes to share with you in my fall cooking classes at Ottewell Community Hall.

As you'll see, I am offering some brand new classes - Let's Go Greek; The New Dish on Fish and That's App-ertainment Too! All feature brand new recipes. All the dishes are delicious and easy enough for any cooking skill level.

Thanks to the beautiful renovations to the kitchen of Ottewell Community Hall, I plan to offer more hands on components to my classes this fall. So bring your aprons.

As you know, my classes fill fast, so register early to avoid disappointment.

LET’S GO GREEK: Sunday September 10 (1 to 4.30 pm)

Take a culinary trip to the Mediterranean with this evocative menu. Make your own batch of Roasted Eggplant Dip ( Baba Ghanoush) with Homemade Pita Crisps. Then help to prepare Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki followed by Speedy Spanakopita. The meal will finish with samples of Sesame Honey Bars.

THE NEW DISH ON FISH: (All new recipes) Sunday October 29 (1 to 4.30 pm)

Hooked on the idea of eating more lean, healthy fish but afraid of cooking it? This popular class is back with an all-new menu of fast, fabulous recipes. Learn how to buy, store and prepare a variety of fresh and frozen fish in dishes that will wow. We'll make five amazing fish dishes such as Panko-Crusted Tilapia with Lemon Dill Mayonnaise, Mediterranean Braised Fish with Fennel and Tomatoes and more. (Types of fresh fish used might vary depending on availability

LET’S GO GREEK: Sunday November 5 (1 to 4.30 pm)

Take a culinary trip to the Mediterranean with this evocative menu. Make your own batch of Roasted Eggplant Dip (Baba Ghanoush) with Homemade Pita Crisps. Then help to prepare Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki followed by Speedy Spanakopita. The meal will finish with samples of Sesame Honey Bars.

THAT’S APP-ERTAINMENT TOO! (All new recipes) Sunday December 3 (1 to 4.30 pm)

Just in time for the holidays, a new selection of easy, breezy appetizers and dips. From make-ahead Easy Mushroom Pate to last-minute delights such as Sizzling Garlic Shrimp, this menu will help take the stress out of your seasonal entertaining.

COST: $105 per class (10% discount for members of Ottewell Community League. Please provide membership number at time of registration.)

SPACES: 8  - INCLUDES: Lots of good eating,and recipe handout.

REGISTRATION: email Ottewell2212@gmail.com or call Sally at 780 461-4238 or 780 655 0020 for more information.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please note that, just like most theatres and sporting events, refunds are not issued for these classes. If you are unable to attend a class, you are welcome to send a friend in your place.

Annual Events:

Membership Fair
Held every September, the Membership Fair allows you to purchase your annual Community League Membership while checking out programs available for you and your family right here in your community!

Senior’s Harvest Tea
Our Senior’s Harvest Tea is held each fall for our pie-loving Ottewell seniors. Members will be treated to Harvest delights and an afternoon enjoying the company of friends and neighbours. Look for more information on this event in the Southeast Voice and on our blog.

Family Day Event                                                                                                                                              

Each year Ottewell Community League Hall hosts a Family Day Event during the Family Day Weekend.

Event details are posted in January.