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Community Education / Community Use
John Diefenbaker Senior School
181 7th St., Hanover, ON

Beginner Driver Education
Instruction provided by:
Blue Water Driving Academy

Student driver taking parent/guardian out for a drive

  • A comprehensive program approved by the Ministry of Transportation
  • Interactive classroom instruction - 20 hours
  • Behind the wheel instruction - minimum of 10 hours
  • Independent learning or homework component - minimum of 10 hours
  • Ministry of Transportation certified Instructors
  • Excellent student success rates

DID YOU KNOW..........

Upon successful completion of our program, graduates may become eligible for auto insurance discounts and can book their G2 road test 4 months earlier!!

Beginner Driver Education Course CostLink to Ministry of Transportation website


2017 - 2018 COURSE DATES
 John Diefenbaker Senior School
Classes held in room #Career Centre

Session #1
May 7, 2018 - June 4, 2018
Mondays & Wednesdays
(May 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, 30 & June 4)
***Statutory Holiday Monday May 21, 2018 - NO CLASS***
3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes

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Click Here for Beginner Driver Education Registration Forms
Click Here for Beginner Driver Education Payment Options

Mail forms to:  
                     Bluewater District School Board  
                     Attn:  Driver Education
                     PO Box 190 - 351 1st Ave N
                     Chesley ON  N0G 1L0


 fax:      519-370-2974
Registration sessions will be held in school prior to course start dates.  Students should listen to announcements for dates and times.  Please ensure both Student and Parent/Guardian signatures have been completed on both forms.

What happens on a Snow Day? ~ If buses are cancelled so will the in-class portion of Beginner Driver Education for that day.  Students are to show up to the next scheduled class at which point their instructor will notify them when the make-up class will take place.

Community School Membership Fees (CSMF)
Recreation groups and community organizations under a volunteer leader may use facilities regularly.
For more information contact:   
        Kris Klages
        519-363-2014, Ext 2007

Badminton for Adults
Fun and exercise. Instruction available. Play doubles as the court becomes available. Please bring your own racquet.
For more information contact:
        Rainer Schroeder
Time:Thursdays 7:00-10:30pm
Start Date: September 21, 2017 to April 19, 2018
Adult CSMF $35, Association Fee $40

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Hanover Youth Basketball
Youth Basketball League for boys and girls age 10 to 16yrs.
For more information contact:
        Eric Cudney
Time: Fridays 5-10:00 pm
Start Date: September 29, 2017 to Mar 9, 2018
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Association Fee $65

Air Cadets
Air Cadets is a national organization directed at youth between 12 and 18 years years of age.  The program promotes physical fitness, leadership and community service while offering instruction in aeornautics, drill, wilderness survival and military traditions.  It develops and interests in aviation and the Candian Forces.
For more information contact:
        Capt. Richard Henry
Time: Mondays 6:30-9pm
Start Date: September 18, 2017 to June 18, 2018
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario

Hanover Ladies Volleyball
Ladies Volleyball League with 30 teams.
For more information contact:
        Leisa Ahrens
Time: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursdays times vary 7-10pm
Start Date: October 3, 2017 to April 26, 2018
Cost: Team fee - contact Lesia for more information


If you are interested in sharing a hobby or skill, or know someone who is, please contact:
Kris Klages at 1-800-661-7509 ext 2007

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