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Community Education / Community Use
Georgian Bay Community School
125 Eliza St., Meaford, ON

Beginner Driver Education
Georgian Bay 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

 Georgian Bay Community School

GBCS—Room # 105

Session #1
October 21, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Mondays & Wednesdays
(October 21, 23, 28, 30, November 4, 6, 11 & 13)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #2
February 11, 2020 - March 5, 2020
Tuesdays and Thursdays
(February 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, March 3, 5)

3:30pm - 6:10pm

8 Classes
Session #3
April 21, 2020 - May 14, 2020
Tuesdays & Thursdays
(April 21, 23, 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, & 14)

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

GBSS Badminton

Adult badminton.  Fitness and instruction.

For more information contact:
        Mike Poetker

Time: Tuesdays 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Start Date: September 17, 2019 - June 9, 2020
Cost: Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario, Adult CSMF $35 + $15 for materials fee.

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Drop-In Dodgeball

For more information please contact:
        Emma Smith
        519-538-1060 x 1200

Time:   Grades 2 to 4 are 6:00pm to 7:00pm
           Grades 5 to 9 are 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Start Date: Mondays September 16, 2019 - December 16, 2019
Cost: $2.00 Drop-in

Georgian Bay Coyotes Track Club

A not-for-profit recreational and competitive track club for school kids grade 12 and under.  We train outside year round and use the GBCS athletic field in all seasons.  We use the field on Saturdays from 8:45-10am and Tuesdays from 5:15-6:30pm.

For more information contact:
        Kevin Hooper

Time: Tuesdays 5:30pm to 6:00pm; Saturdays 9:00 am to -10:00am
Start Date: September 3, 2019 - July 28, 2020
Cost: Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario

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.

Other Events at Georgian Bay Secondary School

Early ON- Meaford

EarlyON Child and Family Centres offer free, drop-in programs for children up to six years old and their parents/caregivers.  EarlyON Centres are places to engage and connect with others in the community and feel a sense of belonging.  You will be welcomed by quilified Early Years professionals who can provide support, advice, and helpful resources.  EarlyON Centres are where children and their parents/caregivers can learn, play, laugh, be curious, make friends and engage with others.

For more information:
        Stephanie Burk

Time: Tuesday/Thursdays/Saturdays from 8:30am to 4:00pm
Start Date: On Going
Cost: Youth CSMF $0 cost - subsidized by BWDSB and the Province of Ontario
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