Assiniboine Park Programs
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Assiniboine Park and Assiniboine Park Zoo are open year-round.

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There are no admission fees for Assiniboine Park or the Pavilion Gallery Museum.

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Workshops & Classes

Assiniboine Park is a beautiful location that allow us to offer a variety of classes and workshops for people of all interests. Browse our selection here and register today!


Children

Nature TotsNature Tots

This wildly interactive program is designed for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult partner. We provide the snacks, loads of fun activities, awesome venues, and tons of fun!

Children explore nature together through fun animal-themed activities and hands-on investigations. Snacks provided.

  • Dates: Wednesdays, April 8 through April 29
  • Time: 9:30 to 11:00 am
  • Location: Zoo Classroom

Fee: $59 + GST for members | $66 + GST for non-members

Click here for information on how to register. 
Or download, complete, and submit the registration form below.


Adult & Senior

Workshops for Adults and SeniorsGardening Supplies

Exercise your green thumb, release your inner artist, or get crafty and creative. From watercolour painting classes to growing an indoor garden, we offer classes and workshops for all interests throughout the year.

Perennial Garden Design
Wednesday, March 11 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Baptisia? Bergenia? Brunnera? beds ‘n borders – terms that just may cause horticultural bedlam. With the plethora of choices available for the perennial border, this course will help you make informed decisions about the best plant choices for your garden.

Fee: $25 + GST

Spring Bulb Containers
Tuesday, March 31 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Are you itching to get your hands into the soil? Is it time for a change at your front door? Join our instructor as she helps you create a fresh new arrangement for early spring. There will be a selection of forced bulbs available as well as an insert pot and planting medium.

Fee: 42 + GST (materials included)

Spring Bulb Containers
Wednesday, April 1 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Are you itching to get your hands into the soil? Is it time for a change at your front door? Join our instructor as she helps you create a fresh new arrangement for early spring. There will be a selection of forced bulbs available as well as an insert pot and planting medium.

Fee: 42 + GST (materials included)

Creating Succulent Containers - CLASS FULL
Wednesday, May 6 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating beautiful living art with succulents is all the rage. Join us a we learn how to assemble, care for, and maintain a beautiful succulent container filled with a variety of lush sempervivum, sedums and more. These beautiful low maintenance arrangements are sure to enhance your back yard or patio this summer.

Fee: 75 + GST (materials included)

Hanging Basket
Thursday, May 7 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

There is little wonder why this course is so popular. You laugh, you learn, and you go home with a stunning hanging moss basket. join us as we guide you through the basics of making a spectacular hanging basket, offer hints, help and always oodles of plants.

Fee: $70 + GST (materials included)

Hanging Basket
Wednesday, May 13 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

There is little wonder why tis course is so popular. You laugh, you learn,and you go home with a stunning hanging moss basket. join us as we guide you through the basics of making a spectacular hanging basket, offer hints, help and always oodles of plants.

Fee: $70 + GST (materials included)

Creating Succulent Frames
Thursday, May 14 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating a living picture with succulents is a fantastic way to have your own low maintenance garden ina limited space. Join one of our gardeners as we learn to assemble, care for and maintain your own succulent garden brimming with sempervivium, sedums and the like.

Fee: $105 + GST (materials included)

Creating Succulent Frames
Wednesday, May 20 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating a living picture with succulents is a fantastic way to have your own low maintenance garden ina limited space. Join one of our gardeners as we learn to assemble, care for and maintain your own succulent garden brimming with sempervivium, sedums and the like.

Fee: $105 + GST (materials included)

Stunning Containers for Sun
Thursday, May 21 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating that special summer planting takes more than a great eye. The Assiniboine Park Conservatory creates stellar container gardens. Learn how and tak one home with you as well.

Fee: $50 + GST (materials included)

Plen Air Painting Class
Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 26 to June 25 | 9:30 am to 12:30 pm | Qualico Family Centre

Classes will take place in a different outdoor location each week including the river, forested areas, gardens and open spaces. We will explore the technical aspects of watercolours while learning how to create the illusion of space within a landscape and conveying abstract ideas such as emotion. The finished project will be a set of vistas of the Park that can be framed and mounted on the wall or included in a hand-made, bound book that could include writing. This personal journey could include meditations on nature, poetry or other types of writing. This class is suitable for all skill levels in watercolour. Acrylic painting techniques will also be explored.

Fee: $238 + GST

Stunning Containers for Sun - CLASS FULL
Wednesday, May 27 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating that special summer planting takes more than a great eye. The Assiniboine Park Conservatory creates stellar container gardens. Learn how and take one home with you as well.

Fee: $50 + GST (materials included)

Creating Succulent Containers
Monday, June 1 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating beautiful living art with succulents is all the rage. Join us a we learn how to assemble, care for, and maintain a beautiful succulent container filled with a variety of lush sempervivum, sedums and more. These beautiful low maintenance arrangements are sure to enhance your back yard or patio this summer.

Fee: 75 + GST (materials included)

Stunning Containers for Shade
Tuesday, June 2 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating that special summer planting takes more than a great eye. The Assiniboine Park Conservatory creates stellar container gardens. Learn how and tak one home with you as well.

Fee: $50 + GST (materials included)

Stunning Containers for Shade - CLASS FULL
Wednesday, June 3 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating that special summer planting takes more than a great eye. The Assiniboine Park Conservatory creates stellar container gardens. Learn how and tak one home with you as well.

Fee: $50 + GST (materials included)

Veggie Hanging Baskets
Thursday, June 4 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

One of our popular programs returns. This hands-on workshop teaches both the beginner and seasoned gardener the best choices for growing veggies in a confined space. All the latest tips and techniques and our best advice to keep you munching on produce all summer long.

Fee: $55 + GST (materials included)

Creating Succulent Containers - CLASS FULL
Friday, June 5 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating beautiful living art with succulents is all the rage. Join us a we learn how to assemble, care for, and maintain a beautiful succulent container filled with a variety of lush sempervivum, sedums and more. These beautiful low maintenance arrangements are sure to enhance your back yard or patio this summer.

Fee: 75 + GST (materials included)

Stunning Containers for Sun
Tuesday, June 16 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Assiniboine Park Conservatory

Creating that special summer planting takes more than a great eye. The Assiniboine Park Conservatory creates stellar container gardens. Learn how and tak one home with you as well.

Fee: $50 + GST (materials included)

We are now accepting online registration for Adult Workshops!

 

Click here for additional registration options.


Health & Fitness Classes

Get fit and have fun at beautiful Assiniboine Park.

Infant massage helps baby sleep better, relaxes and soothes, aids digestion, contributes to development, encourages bonding, and improves communication. Research shows further benefits for babies with colic, eczema, babies with special needs, and adoptive families. Mats, oil, and handouts are provided. Please bring a blanket for baby. This class is designed for pre-mobile babies.

  • Sunday, April 26 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Qualico Family Centre (Acorn Room)
    Fee: $22 + GST (two caregivers + baby/babies)

Not sure if Fit 4 Two is right for you? Come out for a free trial class on Wednesday, May 20 from 10:15 am to 11:15 am. RSVP to aileen@fit4two.ca or call 204-452-5000.

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a mobile way for you to get a full body work out and still be able to attend to your baby’s needs. Each outdoor class includes intervals of power walking, functional strength training and cardio drills followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. Our mobile intervals are ideal for babies who like to be on the move. Come out and meet other moms in your community!

Women should be 4+ weeks postpartum (6 weeks for caesareans). All fitness levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. You do not need a jogging stroller. For safety reasons, mobile babies & tots should remain in their strollers/carriers/mom's arms until core work.

Mondays, May 25 to June 22
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$60 + GST (5 classes) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

Wednesdays, May 27 to June 24
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$60 + GST (5 classes) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

Mondays & Wednesdays, May 25 to June 24
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$120 + GST (5 classes) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

Fit 4 Two Stroller Fitness is a mobile way for you to get a full body work out and still be able to attend to your baby’s needs. Each outdoor class includes intervals of power walking, functional strength training and cardio drills followed by postnatal-specific core work and flexibility. Our mobile intervals are ideal for babies who like to be on the move. Come out and meet other moms in your community!

Women should be 4+ weeks postpartum (6 weeks for caesareans). All fitness levels are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. You do not need a jogging stroller. For safety reasons, mobile babies & tots should remain in their strollers/carriers/mom's arms until core work.

Mondays, July 6 to August 24
9:30 am – 10:30 am OR 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$84 + GST (7 classes) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

Wednesdays, July 8 to August 26
9:30 am – 10:30 am OR 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$96 + GST (8 classes) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

Mondays & Wednesdays, July 6 to August 26
9:30 am – 10:30 am OR 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Assiniboine Park outdoors (covered location used in case of inclement weather)
$144 + GST (15 classes for the price of 12) | $14 drop-in (GST inc)

We are now accepting online registration for Fit 4 Two classes!

 

Click here for additional registration options.

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