Category Archives: North BurLINKton Chill Zone

What’s up in “North BurLINKton”?

What’s Happening in your Community!

Looking for something new to do?  Check out what North BurLINKton has coming up!

We are excited to share that Calvary Baptist Church has received the Canada 150 project grant via the Burlington Foundation on behalf of North BurLINKton!  Get your taste buds ready for some international flavors at Dinner Night Out! More details to come soon!

Parents, let us help you Chill out!

Any busy parents with kids in JK to grade 6 looking for some extra time in the evenings to do errands/get dinner ready?  Bring your kids to ChillZone at NO COST! Staff and Volunteers are there to support your child(ren) through fun activities, homework help and healthy snacks!  Stop in on Tuesdays at Calvary Baptist Church 3-6 pm, and Thursdays at Tansley United Church 3-6pm.

Teens Come Hang out!

  • Teens are you interested in taking on our Halton Regional Police in a game of Dodgeball? Come on out on Thursday January 19th @ 7-8:30pm at Glad Tidings Gym and show them what you got!
  • Teens looking to gain skills in the kitchen? North Burlington Baptist Church hosts FREE cooking lessons every Monday from 4-6pm!
  • Bill Shackleton Place will also be having a cooking class on Monday January 16th from 6-7pm followed with Games, ping pong, video games and more from 7-9pm!

BurLINKtons 55+ Luncheons are always welcoming new faces to their monthly luncheons at Burlington Christian Fellowship Church!  Meet new friends and make connections while enjoying a nice lunch provided by staff and volunteers!  Luncheons take place 3rd Friday of every month!

MAKE Burlington happens the third Friday of every month, 7  to 9 pm. This is a free arts/maker experience. But you must register. Check out MAKE Burlington on Facebook. Keep your eyes peeled it fills up FAST! The monthly event happens at St. Stephen United Church.

 

 

 

 

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Check out what’s new at ChillZone

MOH_CHO_P18335_Burl_PNG_4ChillZone is North BurLINKton’s FREE after school program but with the support of Burlington’s Healthy Kids Community Challenge,  there are some new features this spring!

The spring program will include:

  • extanded hours from 3 to 6 pm;
  • physical literacy activities;
  • cooking with the kids;
  • our continued partnership with o partner with ArtHouse – who provides us with great creative movement programming;
  • community gardening at both sites; and
  • a year end trip to the Royal Botanical Gardens for a BBQ and chance to complete the Adventure Challenge obstacle course!!

How to find us:

There is a supervised walking bus between Rolling Meadows Public School and the Tuesday program location at Calvary Baptist Church.  ChillZone meets at Tansley United Church in the loft on Thursdays.

You can register on-line by CLICKING HERE.

If you have any questions please contact the program coordinator, Shazia Wall at swall@cdhalton.ca

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Help Wanted

North BurLINKton ChillZone Program Staff 

The North BurLINKton Chill Zone is a grassroots neighbourhood based children’s program. During the school year we provide participants access to healthy food, homework help, recreation, fun activities and crafts.  Staff and volunteers work together to create an understanding and open space for kids to experience a positive sense of community, provide a place to belong, and opportunities to develop new skills and try active and arts activities.

There are 2 FREE weekly after-school programs in North Burlington. Each site is open from 3:00 to 6 pm and has qualified staff and great volunteers.

There is a supervised walking bus between Rolling Meadows Public School and the Tuesday program location at Calvary Baptist Church.  ChillZone meets at Tansley United Church in the loft on Thursdays.

This spring, with the support of Burlington’s Healthy Kids Community ChallengeChillZone will feature physical literacy activities, gardening and a food skill development component. We always have homework help and serve healthy snacks!

Community Development Halton is looking to fill a short term contract position for the role of a program staff for North BurLINKton’s ChillZone program at its Tansley and Calvary locations.

The program staff position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Assisting the program coordinator with program delivery;
  • Direct interaction with program participants, developing positive relationships, encouraging active and safe participation;
  • Assisting healthy snack preparation and snack serving; and
  • Program clean up at the end of program.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience working with elementary school age children in a community recreation setting
  • First aid and CPR certified

3 hours twice a week (total of 6 hours)

2 month contract

Closing Date: April 13th at 4 pm

Please forward resumes to: swall@cdhalton.ca

 

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