ORC Newsletter - September 5th, 2016
ORC Newsletter - September 5th, 2016
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Fall Group Fitness Schedules

The new schedules have been released for our next set of inclusive Spinning, Hot Yoga & Group Fitness classes.

They all take effect today - check them out here!

Clubs at ORC

ORC Clubs are free-to-join, member led groups. Tastings and group outings are priced individually. We encourage all members to join in the fun and make connections with new, like-minded friends.

If you are new to the club please email events and inquire about joining these fun groups, or starting a new one! 

Book Club
Tuesday Sept 6th at 1:30 pm
This month's book is Requiem by Frances Itani. We'd love more members in our club; if you're new, we'd love to have you!

Tuesday Oct 4th at 1:30 pm
October's book is Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary Sullivan.

Wine Club
Going Sideways in September
This coming Thursday September 15th, Siggi and Bob are teaming up to bring you wines from the regions the film Sideways* along with a few funny clips. Food pairings prepared by Chef Matthew. Come for an evening full of wine, food friends and fun! Price is $32.50 + tax. *Not the 1961 Cheval Blanc.

Trip to Norman Hardie & Rosehall Run
October 1st at 8:30 am, Screen the aforementioned film Sideways in a VIP limo bus en route to Rosehall Run & Norman Hardie Vineyard, where you'll enjoy a harvest vineyard tour, gourmet lunch with wine and premium tastings. Price is $109 per member, and $125 for non member friends. Taxes extra.

Comedy Club
October 3rd & 17th
Do you love stand up or sketch comedy? Meet with other like minded members and exercise your flair for the funny. This group is led by our very own stand up comic, Lesley Carlberg. 

Garden Club
Next Meeting is Wednesday September 14th at 1:30 pm in the boardroom.

Friendly Bridge Club
Tuesday September 13th - 12:30 pm in the restaurant.
New players welcome, some experience with bridge is recommended. 

Questions about ORC Clubs? Want to take part or start one of your own? Contact Us!

Live Music in the ORC Restaurant
Fridays 6 to 9 pm

Sept 9th Matt Zaddy
Sept 16th Clark Schlesinger
Sept 23rd Matt Zaddy
Sept 30th Cary Shields
Oct 7th Reno Silva
Oct 14th Matt Zaddy
Oct 21st Clark Schlesinger
Oct 28th Matt Zaddy
Nov 4th Reno Silva
Nov 11th Candice Sand
Nov 18th Clark Schlesinger
Nov 25th Matt Zaddy
Dec 2nd Reno Silva
Dec 9th Cary Shields
Dec 16th Clark Schlesinger
Dec 23rd Matt Zaddy

A reminder to our members, we have our amazing BBQ Specials on every weekend in the restaurant and on the patio.

Small Group Training Clinic

Almost all the benefits of personal training, but at a fraction of the cost! You don't need to find a group yourself; simply sign up for this clinic to for 30-minutes with a trainer, exercising alongside a group of 6 to 10 members. You will get a great workout that is different every week. It's the best way to meet members and have your fitness goals met.

Classes run Wednesday and Thursday mornings this fall. See the Program Guide for more details..
Attention Parents:
Weekday Parent & Tot

Are you interested in a daytime Parent and Tot class during the week?

Please let us know by emailing Meghan and indicating what time and days would work best for you.
Kids & Teen Clinics
Available for Sign Up Now! 

ORC's next session of Junior Tennis, Sport & Fitness, Karate and Aquatics programming begins September 12th. Have you signed up yet? Check out all the available clinics online.

Did you know kids on an ORC Family Membership are entitled to inclusive two programs every week as part of the membership? We offer programs at a variety of times for a variety of age groups. Take a look at this easy to browse schedule with all applicable classes. Questions about age, ability or coaches can be directed to Nicole Crewe, Fitness Director.

Labour Day Hours
Monday September 5th
This evening, the ORC is open until 9:00 pm. We hope you had a great weekend with your family and loved ones!

Back-to-School Pool Hours
Back to School pool schedule in affect as of September 6th.
Lifeguards will be on duty Monday to Fridays 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Weekends 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Pickleball Open House
Tuesday September 13th - 10:30 am to 12:00 Noon
Here is a great opportunity to try Pickleball - find out why it is the fastest growing sport in North America! Join us for an open house on Tuesday September 13th from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. Limited spots, first come first serve. Email Albert for a spot now!

Going Sideways in September
Thursday September 15th
A great evening for new wine club attendees! This coming Thursday September 15th, Siggi and Bob are teaming up to bring you wines from the regions the film Sideways* along with a few funny clips. Food pairings prepared by Chef Matthew. Come for an evening full of wine, food friends and fun! Price is $32.50 + tax. *Not the 1961 Cheval Blanc.

Save the Date
Zumba Party - Tuesday September 13th at 6:35 pm. Register at the front desk or just drop in.

Diva vs Dudes Spin Party - Saturday September 24th from 8:30 to 10:00 am. Register at the front desk to ensure you get a seat. The 8:00 am class will be cancelled Sept 24th.

Squash One Shot Rally - Friday September 30th at 6:00 pm; details to follow.

Group Blast Fall Program Launch - Saturday October 1st at 9:15 am. Come be the first to see the new moves to the new tunes. Please register at the front desk to insure you have a spot. 

Group Power Fall Program Launch - Wednesday October 5th at 6:35 pm. Come be the first to see the new moves to the new tunes. Please register at the front desk to insure you have a spot. 
Squash Demo Night - Friday October 14th at 5:20 pm; details to follow.

Beef & Bottle - Tennis Round Robin, Saturday October 15th on court from 5:00 to 7:00 with dinner at 7:15 pm. Details to follow.

Halloween at ORC - The club will be throwing two incredible Halloween events this October! There will be a costume party for ages 19+ on Saturday October 29th, plus a children's party & parade on Sunday October 30th. More details to come!

Pro Team Challenge - Saturday November 19th, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm; details to follow.

Bubbles Going Up This Week
This year our bubbles will be going up on the weeks of September 5th and 13th. As we need time to remove all windscreens, nets and posts, there is a pre-setup time frame and a post-setup to install all the interior lights, and replace the posts and nets.

Courts 9 to 12 - Closed Monday September 5th through to Friday September 9th at 6:00 pm

Courts 13 to 17 - Closed Tuesday September 13th through to Friday September 16th at 6:00 pm

Junior Nationals Results
We have more Junior Nationals results to announce! Congratulations to Sofia Kostirko, who earned 5th place singles, and to Ryan Navarro, who was 6th place singles. Great work you two!

Team Sign Ups
The online sign-up for our 2016/17 Ladies and Men’s Teams are now available here. Please contact Andrea if you have any questions about the Ladies' teams and contact Kyle if you have any question about the Men’s Team.

Mixed Singles Ladder
Please email Kyle if you would like to be included in the next Mixed Singles Box Ladder. It will run from September 26th through December 19th. 
Oceania Cruises Presentation Evening
Thursday September 22nd - 7:30 pm at ORC
Join Cruise Holidays of Clarkson and learn about the experience onboard Oceania Cruises. The Finest Cuisine at Sea, authentic destination experiences and an intimate, luxurious ambiance are the hallmark that define Oceania Cruises. From the moment you step aboard one of their stylish ships, you feel welcomed by the casually sophisticated atmosphere and dedicated staff. As you explore both iconic destinations and enchanting boutique ports around the world, striking up conversations among those that find travel as meaningful as you, become effortless. Whether savouring Oceania’s gourmet cuisine or exploring ashore, you will cherish every moment of your beautiful cruise vacation. There has never been a better time to book your Oceania cruise, learn all about it on September 22. RSVP today via Email.

Racketlon Tournament
November 3rd to 5th
Racketlon is back at ORC! A fun tournament open to all members, pitting Tennis versus Squash versus Badminton versus Ping Pong. Join in the Men's Open Division, Ladies' Open Division, Men's A Division, Ladies' A Division, Men's Over 50 or Ladies' Over 50. You will face the same player in each sport for the duration of the match. Along with your matches and tournament souvenir, registration includes seat at the Awards Dinner on Saturday night. Additionally, for the first time, we are inviting competitors from other clubs to participate. Invite your friends to join in!

Registration for ORC Members is $65, non-ORC competitors are $85, and $45 to join for dinner-only. Taxes are extra. Matches run 6:00 to 10:00 pm weekdays, and Saturday 9:00 to 4:30 pm (with dinner afterwards). Sign up at ORC Reception.

Serve-ivors Grand Slam
Monday September 12th - In Support of Run For the Cure
ORC Member and cancer survivor Alex Ginty has organized a fun tennis charity event, with proceeds going to help fight breast cancer. Come to enjoy a round of cardio-tennis (all levels), food & wine, a silent auction, plus a stand-up comedy show!

Sign up for $75 with ORC Reception. All proceeds go to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Questions? Contact Andrea.

Coming Soon - New Aquafit Class

Starting Wednesday September 14th
We are pleased to announce ORC's new Lunch Time Aquafit. Starting Wednesday September 14th, this 6-week trial class will run 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Join Allison in the pool for a 1-hour functional fitness class!
Adult Skill Development Clinics
Due to popular demand, we are pleased to offer fall adult clinics! These clinics are a great way to get back on court and get your game ready for the upcoming season. These clinics will run for 1-hour each week-
Beginner/Intermediate Level 1 - Sundays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Sept 25, Oct 2,9,23) - no class Oct 16 due to Thanksgiving.

In this class - focus on more advanced drills in order to improve positioning & shot placement. Learn and improve strategies for game play. Improve footwork and movement.
Advanced/Intermediate Level 2- Sundays 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Sept 25, Oct 2,9,23) - no class Oct 16 due to Thanksgiving.

In this class - advanced level drills working on fitness. A look at attack and defense shots; work on reducing your errors. Match work; work on positioning, racquet prep, shot selection.
If you are looking to improve your skills but don’t have a lot of spare time – this short but effective program will help you improve your squash game. Questions? Want to register? Contact us!
ORC Yoga Instructor Academy
Classes starting this Fall 
ORC is now a Registered Yoga School where you can become your own one-of-a-kind dynamic Yoga Teacher. Our 200 hour Teacher Training Sessions begin Oct 15 and 16, finishing in May 2017 with a total of fourteen sessions. Join our Yoga Alliance accredited instructor team for this amazing journey. Register before September 30th and save $150.00. More details available in the program guide or you can contact Gloria.

Reiki Level 1 Certification with Simmy Geekee
Sunday, October 23 
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation promoting healing. Initiates will receive their Usui Reiki Level 1 certificate following a 7 hour class. Further details available n the program guide or you can contact Gloria.

Therapeutic Yoga Adjustments for Instructors
Sunday, October 23 
This 2 hour workshop will help teachers lead their students through a safe therapeutic practice. For more details about this class, please check the program guide or contact Gloria.
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