Drop in Programs for Youth – Fall

FALL 2018 

Monday-Friday programs

Youth Compass | 3pm-6:00pm | Grade 7 and up
A drop in program where emphasis is placed on team building, community development and life skills.  Opportunities for academic assistance, volunteer positions, and potential future employment are all available here.  Youth Compass has access to the pool, kitchen, gym, outdoor space, computer lab and Digital Arts Zone.  We will provide as many different activities, in as many different spaces as possible, which will often result in Youth Compass being out of the building, exploring what the city has to offer!  New addition: monthly outings to U of T Hart House participating in exciting activities like archery, bubble soccer, dance, etc.

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The INC Sound Studio | 2-10:00pm
The INC Sound Studio is a fully functional production and recording studio. Our program gives youth a chance to explore the exciting world of music production first hand. Whether it’s recording your first song, completing your next mixed tape, learning about audio engineering, or making your first beat, youth work alongside one of our experienced engineers to make their goals a reality. Sign up required, space is limited.

Monday

Basketball Skills & Fitness | 7-10:00pm
Led by Coach Tony, skills and drills are developed for group trainings which help strengthen teamwork by increasing individual skills.  By using some components of world renowned training, Skills & Fitness will focus largely on core training to help in many facets of the game of basketball.  One-on-one training will become available as specific goals are set by youth.  By increasing their physical activity in a team setting, youth will develop positive social relationships on and off the court.

Youth Council | 5:30-6:30pm
Bring your voice, experience and leadership and discuss key issues facing young people and the ways St. Alban’s can better serve the youth community. Opportunities for leadership conferences, training and Camp Smitty are only available to members of Youth Council. Contact Cindy at cindy@stalbansclub.ca

Sole Sisters Running Program
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm
Girls ages 12+
Sole Sisters is a program designed to empower teenage girls and their families to embrace a healthy lifestyle by building confidence, developing new skills, and inspiring positive life choices. Be prepared to run in any weather. The girls and mentors will train for a 10k race.
Program starts on October 15th – information night and a short run. 
Contact anna@stalbansclub.ca for more information.

Tuesday

Raise the Grade supported by RBC
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-9:00pm
Registered Program
RTG helps youth who are at risk of dropping out of school to explore, set and achieve their academic and career goals. The RTG program offers academic support, post secondary and career discovery, and opportunities to use technology and quality online resources. In the RTG program, youth will explore their potential interests, careers, and educational opportunities that could be part of their next life stage, whatever that may be. By the end of the program, participants will choose a post-secondary path and be helped to complete the necessary steps to get started, such as applications for college or university programs and /or financial assistance.

Skateboarding | 7-10:00pm
Whether you’re a beginner, expert or anywhere in between, our indoor skate park is ideal!  Quarter pipes, rails and a variety of ramps give you all the options.  With instructors Rylan and Yash on hand, one-on-one coaching is available any time. Come get your grind on!  Helmets are mandatory.

Cooking 101 | 6-9:00pm
Come gain some valuable life skills in the kitchen! Culinary expert Hollis provides unique recipes each week, along with basic kitchen etiquette. Everything from recipe research, cost efficient shopping, healthy ingredient options and of course – cooking!  FREE food has never been this delicious!

Wednesday

Raise the Grade supported by RBC
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-9:00pm
Registered Program
RTG helps youth who are at risk of dropping out of school to explore, set and achieve their academic and career goals. The RTG program offers academic support, post secondary and career discovery, and opportunities to use technology and quality online resources. In the RTG program, youth will explore their potential interests, careers, and educational opportunities that could be part of their next life stage, whatever that may be. By the end of the program, participants will choose a post-secondary path and be helped to complete the necessary steps to get started, such as applications for college or university programs and /or financial assistance.

BallHER  | 7-10:00pm
Do you love basketball? Are you looking for a space where you can feel comfortable, no matter your skill level? Whether you are an experienced baller or someone looking to build new skills, whether you are looking for a new team to play with or simply a place to casually indulge in your love of the game, this is the program for you! Open to ALL females, this girls-only basketball program is designed to cater specifically to YOUR wants and needs. ALL participants over the age of 13 will have an open invite to play on the St. Alban’s BGC Girls’ Basketball Team, with the playing season running from February 21– May 11, 2019

Real Talk  | 6:30-9:30pm
A safe place for young men to come together and discuss real life issues, catch up on the latest trends, watch relevant documentaries & indulge in some healthy snacks. Any and ALL topics that affect young men in today’s society will be talked about in a supportive manner.

Sole Sisters Running Program
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm
Girls ages 12+
Sole Sisters is a program designed to empower teenage girls and their families to embrace a healthy lifestyle by building confidence, developing new skills, and inspiring positive life choices. Be prepared to run in any weather. The girls and mentors will train for a 10k race.
Program starts on October 15th – information night and a short run. 
Contact anna@stalbansclub.ca for more information.

Thursday

Raise the Grade supported by RBC
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-9:00pm
Registered Program
RTG helps youth who are at risk of dropping out of school to explore, set and achieve their academic and career goals. The RTG program offers academic support, post secondary and career discovery, and opportunities to use technology and quality online resources. In the RTG program, youth will explore their potential interests, careers, and educational opportunities that could be part of their next life stage, whatever that may be. By the end of the program, participants will choose a post-secondary path and be helped to complete the necessary steps to get started, such as applications for college or university programs and /or financial assistance.

Ball Hockey | 7 – 8:30pm
Pick-up games and skills competitions make Wednesday evenings a blast! Very popular among staff members too, ball hockey is one of the best kept secrets here. The annual “Sturino Cup” ball hockey tournament is where all the bragging rights are on the line, so come see the competition throughout the year and get your team ready early. Goalies are always in high demand, so if you are a goalie or know someone who is a goalie, you’ll be the real MVP every week!

Youth/Adult Soccer  | 8:30-10:00pm
Soccer is a great way to get some fun and exercise in. Come and give it a try! For more information and to find out how to join a team, email futbolindoorsoccer@hotmail.com

Sistahood | 6:30-9:00pm For Girls in Grade 9+
Sistahood is a social group for high school aged girls to gather and discuss issues that are relevant to their daily lives as well as topics that they are interested in.

Friday

Basketball | 7-10:00pm
A night when all the alumni come back to where it started, and attempt to show the young guys (and girls) who’s in charge! Very competitive pick-up games go all night long to see which team will be crowned “This Week’s Champs!” Come early, meet fellow basketball lovers and catch a real sweat!