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Community Education / Community Use
Walkerton District Community School
1320 Yonge St., Box 1510, Walkerton, ON

Beginner Driver Education
Walkerton District Community School
2019 - 2020
Instruction provided by: Blue Water Driving Academy


  • 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!!




2019 - 2020 COURSE DATES

 Walkerton District Community School

WDCS—Room # 117

Session #1
April 21, 2020 - May 14, 2020
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(April 21, 23, 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12 &14)

For other session Options Please look at John Diefenbaker Senior School
3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes


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

Youth Basketball
For more information or to register contact:
        Dan Rourke
        519-881-1780 x 529
Time: Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm
Start date: September 20, 2018 to June 13, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario


Walkerton Illusions Cheerleading Club
Cheerleading instruction/practice includes: active play, dance, tumbling and stunts for boys and girls age 4-18.  Groups are divided into differentl levels based on age and skill.  Higher level athletes participate in competitions outside of our area.  All levels participate in Christmas Parades in local communities and yearend recital at WDCS.
For more information contact:
        Michelle Mancell
Time: Mondays/Fridays 6:30-9:30pm
Start date: September 17/21, 2018 - April 26/19, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario
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Recreational Badminton
Racquet and shoes required. Beginners welcome. Get your exercise and have fun.
For more information contact:
        Donnette Wand
Time: Tuesdays 7-9pm
Start date: October 9, 2018 - April 330, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Adult CSMF $35, Association Fee $15 (covers cost of birds)


Saugeen Futsal League
Co-ed recreational indoor soccer, ages high school and up.
For more information and to register contact:
        Jeff Roberts
Time: Mondays 6:30-10:00pm Thursdays 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.
Start Date: September 24/27, 2018 to April 15/18, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Adult CSMF $35


After School Club
Roots After-hours is an extension of the program called Bold Torches. An after school program for Grades 1-8.  Where we will play games, do some science experiments and activiteis and learn about how to deal with everyday problems and buidling of our character from a Christian perspective.  If you have any questions fell free to reach out.  You can register your child online at our website or you can request a form.
For more information or to register contact:
        Keanna Brandsma
Time: Tuesdays 3:15-5:30pm
Start date: September 18, 2018 - June 11, 2019
Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario

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Programs are also offered in partnership with the Municipality of Brockton.  For details on these programs, please click here.

Midwestern Ontario Rotary Music Festival
An opportunity for performers to share their musical talent and gifts of self expression. It is an opportunity for all to enjoy so many musical art forms - soloists in all disciplines: school and community choirs, bands, musical theater, drama monolog, Shakespeare, piano duos, handbells, pipe organ, dance and so much more. The festival ends with the Highlights concert on May 4th
For more information please contact:
           Dianne Waram
Time: TBA
Dates: April 22, 2019 to May 4, 2019


Gutsy Walk For Crohn's and Colitis
Annual Gutsy Walk for Crohn's & Colitis.
For more information please contact:
       Nancy O'Halloran
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Date: TBA

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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