Our Programs



Our Programs

From Infancy to Senior Years




During the COVID-19 Pandemic all Programs and Events at The Journey are cancelled or postponed.  We look forward to opening our doors again and gathering together with our community.  When we can, we will throw the biggest BBQ this community has ever experienced!

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The Journey offers a wide range of programs for all ages from Bridgeway’s Early Years to children’s after school programs through to seniors programming.  And, all types of programming: parenting, music and art, education and fun activities!


Ardglen Centre


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Early Years

The Journey Neighbourhood Centre is proud to host Bridgeway’s EarlyON and Early Years programs at our Centres – Ardglen and Orenda Court.

  • Parents and Pre-schoolers (up to age 6)
  • Weekly: Thursday mornings – 9:15am to 11:45am

Programming includes games, snacks, songs and circle time. If you would like to know more about the EarlyON/Years programs just click HERE.

During the COVID-19 lock-down Bridgeway is offering a variety of online programs just click HERE to sign-up.


Artistic Expressions

Artistic Expressions is an adult art drop-in program.  This program is open to anyone, regardless of your artistic, or lack of artistic skills.

  • Adult
  • Weekly: Fridays 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Artistic Expressions is as much about friendship and enjoying each other’s company as it is about creating arts and crafts around a table.  No registration required, just drop-in with whatever project you are working on.


Artistic Expressions
Kidzone
Kidzone

Kidzone is a weekly program where kids learn social skills through story, play, snack time, crafts and interaction.

  • JK-Grade 5
  • Weekly: Thursdays – 3:15pm to 5:00pm

The program starts with play time as the children gather, moves on to a healthy snack time and is followed by activities including crafts, stories and games.  Kidzone is supervised by adult volunteers including retired teachers and high school students. No registration is required.


ArtStart

ArtStart is a weekly program where kids learn basic art skills in a fun and instructive environment.

  • JK and Up
  • Weekly: Saturdays – 10:00am until Noon

A snack is served each session.  No registration is required.


ArtStart
Visions of Science
Visions of Science

The Journey Neighbourhood Centre is pleased to host the Visions of Science STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) program.

  • Ages 8-14 years
  • Weekly: Saturdays – 11am to 1pm

Activities include: hands on experiments, trips, guest speakers and special events.  To register for Visions of Science visit their website by clicking HERE!


Bike Wrx

The Journey Neighbourhood Centre is a host site for Bike Brampton’s Bike Wrx program.  Bike Wrx is your opportunity to drop-in and get assistance from a bike mechanic to fix your bicycle.

  • Age: All
  • Weekly: Thursday Evenings

Bike Wrx not only offers you the opportunity to repair your bike, but you can also attend a series of basic bike repair modules.  If you don’t have a bike you can contact Bike Brampton and they will outfit you with a rebuilt bike.

For more information click on this LINK to the Bike Brampton website.


Bike Wrx
55plus Club
55+ Club

The 55+ Club meets about once a month on a Friday night.  The program is informal and always includes food and conversation and often includes games.

  • Age: 55+ years old
  • Monthly on Fridays from 6:30pm until 8:30pm

No registration is required.  Contact The Journey to find out the next date.


First Fridays

First Fridays is a program for Junior High students that runs in cooperation with the North Bramalea United Church (NBUC) youth group.

  • Grades 6-8
  • On the First Friday of Each Month, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

First Fridays is run by the Youth Pastor of NBUC along with their youth group and volunteer leaders.  The program includes games, food and relevant instruction for youth.


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Orenda Centre


EarlyON

The Journey Neighbourhood Centre is proud to host Bridgeway’s EarlyON and Early Years programs at our Centres – Ardglen and Orenda Court.

  • Parents and Pre-schoolers (up to age 6)
  • Weekly: Monday mornings – 9:15am to 11:45am

Programming includes games, snacks, songs and circle time. If you would like to know more about the EarlyON/Years programs just click HERE.

During the COVID-19 lockdown Bridgeway is offering a variety of online programs just click HERE to sign-up.


EarlyON
After School Club
After School Club

The After School Club is an opportunity for youth in the Orenda Court community to work on improving their math and reading skills, to play games and do crafts.

  • Grades 1 to 5
  • Weekly: Wednesdays – 3:15pm to 5:00pm

The After School Club is an adult lead program, run by college placement students.  It is a safe environment for students to learn and grow.


Hammer Band

The Journey Neighbourhood Centre has the privilege of hosting the Hammer Band violin program.  It is a free program of violin lessons offered by a professional musician.  A violin is provided.

  • Grades 1-3
  • Weekly: Tuesdays 3:15 to 4:00pm

The Hammer Band is an exciting music program that teaches children how to play the violin and allows them to perform in concerts during the year. The Hammer Band was set up in 2007 by the world famous violinist Moshe Hammer.

For more information about Hammer Band just click HERE!


Hammer Band
Thursday Women
Thursday Women

Thursday Women is a program run by the women in the Orenda Court community, for the women of Orenda Court.  It is a fun time to socialize, learn new skills and enjoy the company of other women.

  • Adult Women
  • Thursdays – 10:00am to Noon

No registration required.


Inspire

Inspire is an adult program that combines life lessons and an expression of those lessons through art.

  • Adult
  • Weekly: Fridays 11:00am to 1:00pm

Contact The Journey to register.


Inspire
Friday Night Movie
Friday Family Movie Night

Friday Family Movie night is an opportunity for parents and their kids to relax eat a pizza and enjoy a fun family appropriate movie.

  • Families
  • Last Friday of the Month – 6:00pm until the movie ends

No registration necessary.


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Practice Makes Progress

Practice Makes Progress is an after school program focusing on developing math and reading skills.

  • Grades 1-3
  • Weekly: Wednesdays, After School 3:15-5:00pm
  • Held at Sir Winston Churchill Public School.

The program takes place at Sir Winston Churchill Public School and is for students at that school.  Programming is run by a combination of teachers, Journey Staff, volunteers and college placement students.


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SuperStar Readers
SuperStar Readers

SuperStar Readers is a reading program that takes place at Sir Winston Churchill Public School.  Volunteers read with children who have been identified by their teachers as needing assistance with their reading skills.

  • Grades 1-3
  • Weekly: Tuesday – Thursday

On Site at Sir Winston Churchill Public School.