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Many Activities Offered on Family Day Holiday

February 11, 2009 – The Parks Division and the Recreation & Culture Division are pleased to offer activities for the whole family to enjoy on the ‘Family Day’ Holiday Monday, Feb. 16.

“Family Day is a great time for families to enjoy the superb recreational opportunities offered in our community,” said Dwight Gessie, Manager – Parks Division. “Get out, be active and have some fun!”

Supervised outdoor rink sites will be open from 1 pm – 9 pm (weather-permitting) at:
 Brent Park          James Street          Carrick
 Wayland            Current River            West Thunder
 Oliver Road        Chapples                 North End
 Charry Park        Volunteer Pool         Tarbutt
 West End

A Public/Family Recreational Swim will be held at the Canada Games Complex from 12 pm – 5 pm. Free use of the Thunderslide will be included with the price of regular admission. Also, Public/Family Recreational Swims will be held at Sir Winston Churchill Community Pool and Volunteer Pool from 1 pm – 4 pm.

North McIntyre Recreation Centre, located at 2051 Government Road, is hosting their ‘Family Fun Day’ from 9 am – 9 pm. Activities include a Pancake Breakfast, all day skating, skating skills competition, broomball, snow sculptures, snowshoeing, bingo, karaoke, crafts, games, face painting, shuffleboard, darts, board games tables and more.

For more information, call (807) 625-2351 or visit

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Contact: Dwight Gessie, Manager – Parks Division, 625-2355