Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Opening at noon!

We will be opening the PRCC today at noon.  Evening rentals & programming will go ahead as scheduled with the exception of Power Flow Yoga which is cancelled from 7:15-8:15pm tonight.

Operational update – 9:45am

We continue to monitor the weather & road conditions & are hopeful that we will be able to open the PRCC later today.  An update will be provided at noon.

Operational update – 6am

Due to the current weather & road conditions the PRCC will delay opening until at least 10am this morning. For information regarding child care for the day, please call (902)220-3223 – no text messages please.

Additional updates will be provided throughout the morning.

 

Posted in Storm Notices

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Operations Update – 12pm

Due to the current blizzard warning we have made the decision to close the PRCC today at 1:30pm to ensure all staff & patrons make it home safely.

Updates regarding Tuesdays operations will be posted to this site, our Prospect Communities FaceBook page as well as though our front desk voice mail at (902)852-2711.

Child Care Update – 6:30am

We will be offering child care today due to the school closures. Space is limited due to staff availability & priority will be given to existing Before & After School participants.

Please call (902)220-3223 to check availability. Note that text messages to this number will not be accepted as registration.

Posted in Storm Notices

Scheduling Health Into Your Work Day – Wednesday – Feb 17th – 6-8pm

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Posted in Uncategorized

Running Support Group – In partnership with Dynamite Personal Fitness

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Support and training materials will be provided for participants looking to train to complete 5km, 10km or ½ marathon (21.1km).

What’s included:

  • Fitness and running experience from instructor Charity Kaizer to provide direction and hold you accountable.
  • Generic running program outline based on your goal, including at-home workouts. Up to 2 changes will be made throughout the training process to customize the program to fit the specific needs of the participant.
  • Online support via email from Charity throughout the training period.
  • In-person support meetings 1-2 times per month, including group runs.
  • 15% discount on any yoga program available at PRCC during the Winter and Spring session. This will only be available on full program registrations and not on drop-ins.
  • Prizes, comradery, peer-support and fun!

This program is being offered for a 5-month term – January to May 2016. Options to extend the term will be offered in the future.

Fees and payment:
One-time payment of $100.00 for the full 5-month program OR a monthly, pre-authorized payment plan of $25.00/month from January to May.

Pre-authorized schedule: First payment due upon registration, remaining payments will be debited on February 1/16, March 1/16, April 1/16 and May 1/16.
Registration:
To register, please contact Jessica Morrissey – Programs and Events Manager at 902-852-2711 or jessica@prospectcommunities.com. Once registration is complete and payment is made or arrangements are made for pre-authorized payments, your information will be passed on to Charity to begin the training!

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Lunch and Learn – Exercise – Lunch – Gadget Help

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Upcoming Dates:

  • January 7th and 21st
  • February 11th and 25th
  • March 10th and 24th

January 7th Menu:

Loaded Baked Potato Soup
Veggies + Dip
Muffins

Activity: Washer Toss!

Schedule:

11am-12pm – Physical Activity
12pm – Lunch
12:30 – 2pm – Technology Help

 

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Posted in Announcements, PRCC Events, Programs for Seniors

Computers for the Community

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The Resource Opportunities Centre in partnership with Gregory Davis of Brookside Tech Services are soliciting donations of used computers to be refurbished and offered to the community at large.

Donate! We will be accepting donations starting December 26th for drop-off at the Prospect Road Community Centre at 2141 Prospect Road.

Request a Computer!

Computers will be available by application process in order to match a machine to the proper person.Computers will be provided on a basic ‘needs’ criteria. Families without access to a computer will be given priority while all others will be accessed against the total applications received at any given time. Gregory Davis of Brookside Tech Services will be working closely with the ROC / PRCC to decide priority in the event that demand outstrips supply.

Applications are available at the Prospect Road Community Centre. Or, you can download and print the application by following the link below:

Click Here to Download the Application

Note that there may be a small investment required to purchase accessories such as keyboards & mice. 

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Winter 2016 Program Brochure – Registration Starts Dec 21

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WINTER Programs ARE HERE!
Registration Starts Monday December 21st at 9 a.m.

Please Note:

1. Registration will not be accepted via voicemail.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques. Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers.  **

Download the WINTER Flyer as a PDF

 

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Fitness Centre Special – Available Nov 2/15 – Jan 31/16

fitness-centre-winter-15-1620 visits – get 5 visits free
3 months – get 1 month free
1 year – get 2 months free 

Special available from Nov 2, 2015 to January 31, 2016 

Gift Certificates available
Special is not available with payment plans

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Tai Chi Program – Newly Added Program!

Tai-ChiTai Chi Program – Newly Added!

 Program Description:

Come out to learn some Tai Chi –
You will learn how to
Gain back your flexibility
Improve your balance
Become stronger

by challenging your body in new fun and easy to learn ways.

Program Details:
Thursdays – 1-2pm – 5 weeks – $30.00 – Begins November 5 – excludes Nov 19 & 26
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Introducing the Prospect Road Youth Council – Join Today!

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Updated Oct 21

The Resource Opportunities Centre (ROC) in partnership with Nicole R. Slaunwhite of Two Certainties Law, is pleased to announce its recent award of a $10,000 grant from the Democracy 250 Youth Engagement Legacy Trust. These funds will be used to establish the first ever Prospect Road Youth Council.

The ROC is inviting applications from youth attending grade 6 through 12, in the Prospect Road area who are interested in becoming members of the Prospect Road Youth Council. The activities of the Council will focus on learning about various levels of government and engaging students in community involvement and volunteerism. Youth will be supported in bringing about social change by way of petitions, letter-writing campaigns, and media literacy training.

Program Details:

The program will be run after school one day per week, throughout the school year. There will be an additional special event each month (eg. – educational tours, volunteerism opportunities).The goal of the program is to empower junior high and high school students to bring about social change through democracy and engaging students in community involvement and volunteerism.Students will participate in 5 hours of volunteerism or services as election officers in the field. (eg. – Information Officers at Polling Stations).

Iain Rankin, MLA for the electoral district of Timberlea-Prospect, has committed to putting forward a resolution recognizing the program and participating individuals, including student participants.

Students will receive a certificate of recognition from the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.

The Prospect Road Youth Council is a great experience to add to a resume.

Program Contact Information:

Nicole R. Slaunwhite – nicole@twocertaintieslaw.com – 902-471-4244

Hadeel R. Dalloul – hadeel.Dalloul@msvu.ca – 902-877-8676

Website: youthcouncil.prospectcommunities.com

**Join our Facebook group – Prospect Road Youth Council

Apply today !

Applications are available online at www.centre.prospectcommunities.com or at the PRCC Front Desk!

Deadline has been extended – please contact Nicole or Hadeel to apply.

Download the Application to Join

 

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Preschool Program

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This program is open to children ages 3-5 yrs who are fully potty-trained.Children will enjoy a structured play environment which will include learning opportunites that will prepare children for Elementary School. Program runs from September – June.

Hours/Days: Tuesday AND Thursday OR Wednesday AND Friday 9am – 12pm Fee for 2015/2016: $97.00/month (2 days per week) Registration for 2015-2016 is on-going. Space is limited

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Before and After School Transition Program for students in grade 6

Community-Centre-LogoThis new program will be offered as a supplement to our existing Before & After School Program and will focus on preparing grade 6 students in our community for being home on their own.

Students will take part in the Before & After School Program and will also aid the instructors in their classrooms to help develop skills and confidence. In addition, special sessions will be provided 1-2 times per month such as home alone safety, first aid, cooking and fire safety.

The program will be offered from September 3 until December 18th, 2015.

Please note that students will be prompted to leave for school at the appropriate time however students will walk to school unsupervised.

Cost:
Afternoon only: $280
Before & After School: $347

Contact (902)852-2711 for additional details or to register!

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Registration for Fall Programs – Wednesday, Aug 26th at 9 a.m

FALL Programs ARE HERE! Registration Starts Wednesday, Aug 26th at 9a.m.

Please Note:

1. Registration will not be accepted via voicemail.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques. Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers.  **

Download the FALL Flyer as a PDF

 

Download the SUMMER Flyer as a PDF

 

View Program Descriptions

 

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Employment Opportunity: Before and/or After School Program Instructor

employmentBefore and/or After School Program Instructor

** New Application Deadline: August 26, 2015 **

 Under the direction of the Resource Opportunities Centre, the Program Instructor will:

  • Plan and lead various introductory level recreation programs (ie. Games, sports, crafts, etc) to children ages 5-12 years
  • Adapt all activities to meet the needs of program participants and implement program curriculum based on age group, skill level, location, equipment, etc
  • Present activities in a way that is fun, engaging and develops the appropriate skills.
  • Treat all students in a respectful, responsible and fair manner, responses appropriately to student initiated interactions and demonstrates fair judgment when coping with chaotic or conflicting situations.
  • Employ standard health practices when dealing with food items
  • Maintain confidentiality as the norm in all issues related to students and parents.
  • Provide a safe and positive environment for all participants, ensuring safe rules are established according to policies and procedures set forward by the program.
  • Document and communicate any incidents, accidents or damages while supervising the program, along with recording and reporting program attendance.
  • Provide quality customer service and interact professionally with all program participants, co-workers, parents and the public.

Requirements for Hire:

  • First Aid, CPR or willingness to obtain
  • Successful screening through Child Abuse Registry.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada, must have resided in Nova Scotia at least six month prior to start of employment
  • Experience leading children/youth in a recreation setting and designing program curriculum preferred.
  • Note: proof of all of the above will be required.

Salary and Hours: The position will pay $10.60/hr. Positions are available for Before School (7am-8:45am), After School (2:30-6pm) or both, either 5-days per week, or part-time. Hours vary depending on number of children according to an instructor-student ratio.

Application Instructions:

Send resumes (including references) and cover letters by fax or e-mail (no phone calls).
Fax cover letters and resumes to (Fax) 902- 852-2867
Email cover letters and resumes to jobs@prospectcommunities.com

Drop off to:
2141 Prospect Road
Hatchet Lake
Nova Scotia, B3T-1S1

Application Deadline: August 26, 2015 –
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Work Location: Prospect Road Community Centre, Hatchet Lake

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The Fall 2015 Edition of The Prospective is out!

prospectiveThe Fall Edition of the Prospective is out! If you live in the community you will receive a copy in your mailbox. You can also pick one up at the Prospect Road Community Centre or Download it Here! (PDF)

Highlights include:

  • Report from Executive Director
  • PRCC Programs and Events Update
  • PRCC 5th Anniversary Celebration
  • ROC Update
  • COP – Keeping a Watch on the Community
  • HRCAP – Connecting People to Technology
  • News from the PRCC Kitchen
  • Community Garden: Year One
  • PRCC Fall Programs Brochure
  • And More!
Posted in The Prospective Newsletter

Summer Hours

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Please Note the Following Changes to Our Hours of Operation for the Months of July & August only.

  • Monday – Friday: 7am – 10pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8am – 5pm

( Note that facility rentals can be arranged outside of the above mentioned hours upon special request )

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SUMMER Programs are Here!

Updated: June 12th

SUMMER Programs ARE HERE! Registration Starts Wednesday, June 24 at 9a.m.

Please Note:

1. Registration will not be accepted via voicemail.

2. If you are making payments over the phone, receipts are available for pick up at PRCC front desk but we do not mail out receipts.

Payment Methods: We accept Cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and Cheques. A $20.00 charge will apply to all NSF cheques. Please note that anything in the brochure that is highlighted in yellow has been changed since the original brochure was released.

** Please Note: You will need a PDF reader to view the schedule. Click here for a list of free PDF readers.  **

Download the SUMMER Flyer as a PDF

 

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Join Our Mailing List!

email_planeAs of July 1, 2014, the Canadian AntiSpam Legislation (CASL) requires that The Prospect Road Community Centre (PRCC) has express consent to continue sending emails to our mailing list subscribers.

If you were in our mailing list prior to June 27th you should have received an email asking for your consent so we can continue to send you information on upcoming programs, events and promotions at the PRCC. 

If you did not receive an email you can use the signup form below to subscribe to our mailing list.

Everyone is welcome to join!

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