Recreation, Child Care, & JR Lounge - Spring/Summer 2014

Facilities Coordinator: Jessica Barsky

Tour our Childcare Facilities
Download the Winter 2014 Childcare and Junior Lounge Programs

(Programs are for members only. Non-members please contact Janet Thorpe for membership information)

Child Care

Child Care is available for children aged 6 weeks to 6 years old whose parents are on the Winnipeg Winter Club premises.

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
(in conjunction with Munchkin Mania and Friday Night Dinner at the Wint.)
Saturday 9:00 am-5:30 pm

Childcare after 6:00 pm on Friday and after 1:00 pm on Saturdays must be reserved in advance through the front desk


$5.00 per child/ hour
$2.75 per child/ hour for additional children in the family.

Please note that guests of the Club members may also employ babysitting services for $5.00 per child/hour.
You must reserve your child in the babysitting area for care Fridays after 6:00 pm and for Saturdays 2:30-5:30. Both need to be reserved by 4:00 pm on the Friday of that same weekend. Extended child care available by request. Please contract Jessica to get more information.

Babysitting Monthly Passes Available!

Enjoy the Club often while knowing your child is taken care of in our babysitting centre!

The Club is now offering unlimited childcare with our monthly pass within babysitting hours!

Pass Rates:

$30/ month single child
$40/ month 2 children
$5 per month for each additional child on the pass.

Regulations: In accordance with the Manitoba Community Child Day Care Standards Act, no more than 8 children can be supervised in the center at one time. Please book ahead at the switchboard to avoid disappointment. Please bring labeled bottles, soothers, diapers, wipes and a change of clothing for infants. If your child is toilet training please bring a change of clothing. Babysitting services are intended only for children whose parents are on the WWC premises. Please do not leave your children unattended.


Junior Lounge Programs

The Junior Lounge is an area designed for children too old for babysitting, but too young to be unsupervised while parents are exercising or dining. Fun after-school and weekend activities include games, crafts, sports, homework help and more. Ask at the front desk for more details about the various weekly themes. This program is for children 4-12 years of age.

When: Monday-Friday 4:00-7:30 pm
  Saturdays 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Family Month Pass

Includes up to 4 siblings (excludes Munchkin Mania) or you can still take advantage of the drop-in service at $6 per child/per visit.
Cost: $50

Please register for these passes by the first Tuesday of every month by emailing Jessica.

*Need extended Hours?

Do you need extended child care hours for a tournament or WWC event? Email or call Jessica with details to arrange for this


Munchkin Mania

Munchkin Mania is our ‘Friday Night Party’ in the Junior Lounge. Join us for events like mini-Olympics, scavenger hunts, bowling and more. Dinner will be served at approximately 6:45 pm Munchkin Mania is for children 4-12 years of age.

When: Friday nights from 6:00-9:00 pm (in conjunction with Friday Night Dinner at the Wint)
Cost: $13 (pre-registered at the front desk by Thursday, 8:00 pm) or $15 for drop-in

This is a popular evening, make sure to register to guarantee your child has a spot!


Upcoming Weekly Themes:

$5.00 per child/ hour
$2.75 per child/ hour for additional children in the family.


Our four lane bowling center is free to members during regular Club hours. Indoor running shoes are required in the bowling center. The center may be reserved ahead of time for special occasions such as birthday parties. All functions need to be booked in advance. Glow bowling is also available, please contact Jessica for more info and to book the bowling center.

Birthday Parties

Let our Junior Lounge staff organize the party of your dreams. You can build your own party by picking from a variety of themes and activities or choose one of our specialty birthday packages. Invitations are also available at no cost when booking a party. Pick up Birthday Party Packages at the Front Desk or on our website!

Creative Movement Dance Class for children age 4-9 years
old in our very own WWC Junior Studio
This session we have new props as we progress through new
dance and gymnastics movements.
We are dedicated to exploratory and enjoyable Creative
Movement classes - learning through play and having fun
along the way! Discover the joy of dance in a child-centered
Our instructors have a background in contemporary dance
and gymnastics.
Classes will run on Saturdays and will teach them many skills
with a focus on gymnastics and dance movements. The group
will work towards a final performance that will take place at
the end of the session for parents to come watch.
What do I envision in my Creative Movement classes?
Children (ALL dancers) having a blast, not realizing what and
how much they are learning about themselves and the world
around them as they move and play. A warm environment
where parents are welcome to participate and have fun
learning with and about their children. Learning through doing,
enjoying through moving.
When: Saturdays 1:00-1:45 pm
Session: January 11th-March 22nd, 2014
Cost: $120 (10 classes)
*No class Saturday February 15th*

Your kids will LOVE this fun Candy Making class. Our hands on
class will focus in on treats like chocolate dipped pretzels, peppermint
bark, rocky road candy, cake balls, and more! This
class is the perfect opportunity to drop the kids off and have
some time, kid-free! Space is limited and will fill up quickly.
Age 5-9 years old
When: Saturday 2:00-3:00 pm
Session: February 8th, 2014
Cost $14


Sharpen your cooking skills or just learn the basics.
We will make some classics and experiment with some
mouthwatering temptations. Sign up with Jessica to take part in
these fun nights.
When: Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm
Session: January 23rd, 2014
When: Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm
Session: February 27th, 2014
Cost: $14 each

Learn how to decorate your very own cakes! Jessica will instruct you
through how to bake your cakes, how to make your icing and how to
make it all come together! Beginner-intermediate levels.
All participants decorate their own cake project and can learn new
skills based on their progress at each new session!
Class 1
When: Saturday 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Session: February 8th, 2014
Cost: $14

Babysitting Certification Course
Get certified as a babysitter!
We offer a 2 day course teaching you all you need to know to
become the best caregiver possible and using the know in different
role playing scenarios.
When: Saturday January 18th & Sunday January 19th, 2014
10:00 am-2:00 pm
Lunch Included
Cost: $45