Children and Youth Programs 2018

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January 1 2018

Dear parents,

As the new year gets under way, we are excited and happy to welcome back and practice with the young aikidoists in our dojo. As in previous years, our Children and Youth Programs will continue to be closely aligned with the school year, with classes taking place in three Terms, with time off periods during March Break, the Summer months and the Winter holiday season, as follows:

WINTER TERM Early January to late March.
SPRING TERM Early April to late June.
SUMMER BREAK Early July to early September.
FALL TERM Early September to mid December.
WINTER BREAK Mid December to early January.

The Children and Youth class times are as follows:

5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
6:00 pm - 6:50 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:20 am
10:30 am - 11:20 am

Here are some dates to keep in mind for 2018:

WINTER TERM Wed Jan 3 to Wed Mar 28 2018
Wed Jan 3 Winter Term starts
Sun Feb 18 and Mon Feb 19 Dojo closed - Family day weekend
Mon Mar 12 to Sun Mar 18 March Break - No Children or Youth classes
Wed Mar 28 Winter Term ends
SPRING TERM Wed Apr 4 to Wed Jun 27 2018
Wed Apr 4 Spring Term starts
Sun May 20 and Mon May 21 Dojo closed - Victoria Day weekend
Mon Jun 25 and Wed Jun 27 Tests
Wed Jun 27 Spring Term ends
SUMMER BREAK Sun Jul 1 to Mon Sep 3 2018
FALL TERM Wed Sep 5 to Wed Dec 19 2018
Wed Sep 5 Fall Term starts
Sun Oct 7 and Mon Oct 8 Dojo closed - Thanksgiving weekend
Mon Dec 17 and Wed Dec 19 Tests
Wed Dec 19 Fall Term ends and holiday celebration
WINTER BREAK Thu Dec 20 to Tue Jan 01 2019

The Children and Youth class instructors and I are very happy that you and your child/ren are part of our Toronto Aikikai extended family, and wish you all the best in 2018!


Robert Zimmermann Shihan
Chief Instructor
Toronto Aikikai


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