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Community Education / Community Use
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It is the policy of Bluewater District School Board to deliver community education programming in both credit and non-credit areas - with sufficient interest - outside the regular day school program BP 5902-D.

Bluewater District School Board is committed to creating affordable access to school facilities for community organizations in accordance with the guiding principles as set out BP 5901-D.  

To access programming information, please click here.


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Community use of schools is an initiative that supports access to school space outside of school hours for not-for-profit community groups.  For more information, click here or to request your facility now, click here.

For the OSBIE incident report form, please click here.

For a user manual for community permit requests, please click here.

For Community Use of Schools Rules and Regulations, please click here.

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PARTNERSHIPS / AVAILABILITY OF SPACE

NEED SPACE?  Our schools are public spaces and are used by many different organizations, clubs, for both small and large events.   If you are interested in partnering with Bluewater for use of space, either on a short-term permit or a long-term lease, please contact our Community Education Department. We will help you find the space you need in one of our great Bluewater facilities.  Call 519-363-2014, extension 2082 or email scott_millar@bwdsb.on.ca.

COMMUNITY PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS

Under the Ministry of Education Community Planning and Partnerships Guideline, school boards are encouraged to reach out to community organizations to explore opportunities to share facilities.  Learn more about Community Planning & Partnerships by clicking here.  

Interested community partners are invited to complete an Application of Interest for Community Facility Partnership for review by the Community Planning and Partnership Committee.    








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Phone: 519-363-2014
or toll free 1-800-661-7509
Fax:     519-370-2974

Scott Millar, Assistant Supervisor Custodial/Community Services, Ext. 2082
Tanya McLean, Community Services Assistant, 2067
Kris Klages, Permit Co-ordinator Community Services, Ext. 2007


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Driver Education courses for Bluewater secondary students are offered at most secondary schools throughout the school year.  
For course dates and detailed information or to register, click here.

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Houses a 750 seat theatre.
For rental queries contact:              
Kris Klages
Permit Co-ordinator
Phone: 519-363-2014 ext. 2007
Fax: 519-370-2974
Email: Kris_Klages@bwdsb.on.ca

For more information check out the OSCVI Community Auditorium
To view our coming events, please click here

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NEED SPACE? If you are interested in long term use of space, please contact the Plant Services Department at the Bluewater Education Centre by calling 519-363-2014 and ask to speak with Jayme Bastarache at extension 2125.

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Not-for-profit recreation groups and community organizations under a volunteer leader may use school facilities regularly under our Community School Membership Fee (CSMF) Program.  Click here for more information.

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Summer school offers secondary school students an opportunity to earn extra credits or earn missed credits.  Programming for elementary students in Grades 7 & 8 is also offered.  Please click here for more information.  Adult credit courses are offered based on demand.  Click here for information on courses currently offered.  Summer School 2017 will be hosted at an Hillcrest Elementary School.  Registration should be open by the end of April! Summer School is open to students from all school boards.  Please check website frequently for updated information.

                        Thank you!

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Adult Learning Centres Grey-Bruce-Georgian
Needing help with Math, Writing, Spelling, Reading, Computer basics, General upgrading, G.E.D. preparation?
Contact your community Adult Learning Centre.
English as a Second Language (ESL)  is offered at Adult Learning Centres throughout Grey and Bruce counties.  Walkerton Tel 519-881-3858      Port Elgin Tel 519-389-2302     Kincardine Tel 519-396-4146     Owen Sound Tel 519-376-6623 and Wiarton Tel 519-534-4911.

For more information contact Scott Millar, Assistant Supervisor Custodial/Community Services, scott_millar@bwdsb.on.ca or 1-800-661-7509 or 519-363-2014 Ext. 2082.

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