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Programs for All Ages

Canada Day Celebration
Join us from 10am-12pm on July 1 at Cascumpec School to celebrate Canada Day!  Face painting, games, prizes, BBQ and cake! Event is free and for all ages.

Canadian Cancer Society Sunscreen Information Sesssion
This free session is open to the public. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada, and incidence rates for melanoma, the most fatal form of skin cancer, continue to increase. The good news is, skin cancer is one of the most preventable cancers. Join the Canadian Cancer Society PEI on July 7th from 11am-12pm at Access PEI O'Leary to talk about sun safety and how to protect yourself and your family this summer. Contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856 for more information.

Try Kayaking
We are excited to introduce anyone over the age of 9 to Kayaking this summer!  (Children between the age of 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult during this activity)  If you own your own PFD, please bring it.  We will have some on site but sizing may not be optimal.  Drop into these locations during the scheduled time and we will ensure you have a chance to try this great sport!
Myrick Shore - July 2 from 11am-6pm *in conjunction with Irish Moss Festival
Kildare (Jacques Cartier Beach)- July 15 from 11am-6pm
Frankie's Dam-
July 18 from 11am-6pm *kayaks will not be available between 1-2pm
Trout River - July 22 from 11am-6pm *in conjunction with Potato Blossom Festival
Green Park - August 4 from 11am-6pm * in conjunction with Oyster Festival
Brooks Road- August 5 from 11am-6pm * in conjunction with Oyster Festival
Grand River - August 24 from 11am-6pm
For more information please contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856

Hiking at Trout River Natural Area

The 8km (round trip) trail is open to the public year round for walking!  Trail is located at 36927 Hwy #2, Carleton, call 859-1552 for more information.

Memorial Spud Run
5K/10K taking place on July 23 at 8am at O'Leary Elementary School.  Cost is $10/person

Prince County Exhibition Run
5K/10K Run taking place on July 30 at 9am at the Prince County Exhibition Grounds.  Cost is $10/person.

Try Archery at Prince County Exhibition
Want to try something new or enhance your archery skills? Join us July 30 from 12-2pm at Prince County Exhibition Race Track to give it a try.  Must be 12 years or older, all abilities and skill levels welcome.  Contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856 for more information.

Try Archery at Trout River
Want to try something new or enhance your archery skills? Join us for weekly drop-in sessions on TBD(starting in July).  Cost is $2/person, $5/family.  Must be 12 years or older, all abilities and skill levels welcome.  Contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856 for more information.


Children's Programs


Ball Hockey O'Leary
FREE Ball Hockey Program for children in grade 3-9 will be offered at the O'Leary Baptist Church on Mondays from 6-7:15 (rain or shine) for 8 weeks.  Children must bring stick, helmet with cage, water bottle and sneakers.  For more information contact Rhonda at 303-5496.

Ball Hockey Program Evangeline
Ball hockey program for children age 8+ being offered at the Evangeline Recreation Centre.  This is a 4-week program from 6:30-7:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting June 7.  Cost is $20/child.  Please contact Alison to pre-register at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856.

Junior Golf Mill River
5-week programs being offered at Mill River Golf Course this summer:
Junior Tigers (age 6-8): 45 minute sessions for $50 on Wednesdays at 5:30pm starting June 29
Junior Lions (age 9-12): 1 hour sessions for $60 on Wednesdays at 6:30pm starting June 29
Maximum of 7 children in each session so please pre-register by contacting Mark at mrroberts@gov.pe.ca

Junior Golf Clinic Mill River
2 hour clinic on Thursday, July 7 from 10am-12pm for children age 6-12, cost is $20/child.  You must pre-register by contacting Mark at mrroberts@gov.pe.ca

Active Start Summer Outdoor Program (focus on Soccer and Tball)
Physical Activity is essential for healthy childhood development.  The Active Start Program will help children born in 2011-2013 enjoy being active, learn to move efficiently and improve coordination and balance.  Cost for this 8-week program is $25 and each participant will receive a jersey.  Pre-registration is required by contacting Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.  Programs offered at:
St. Louis Elemetnary - 3:30-4:30 Tuesdays starting June 28
Bloomfield Elementary - 5:30-6:30 Tuesdays starting June 28
Ellerslie Soccer Field - 5:30-6:30 Wednesdays starting June 29
Ecole Evangeline Soccer Field - 5:30-6:30 Thursdays starting June 30
Miscouche Consolidated - 1:00-2:00 Tuesdays starting July 5

Summer Sport Day Program
Children born 2004-2010 are welcome to join us for a FREE Day Program with focus on Sports in the following locations:
Ellerslie Elementary - July 13
Ecole Evangeline - July 20
St. Louis Elementary - July 27
Bloomfield Elementary - August 3
Miscouche Consolidated - August 10
Program will run from 9am-4pm and children are required to bring lunch, snacks, water and sneakers.  Pre-registration is necessary by contacting Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856

Summer Art & Nature Program
Children born 2004-2010 are welcome to join our Art & Nature Program, which will include artist, Sara Perry leading the group in completing a painting they are able to take home!
Ellerslie Elementary - July 14
Ecole Evangeline - July 21
St. Louis Elementary - July 28
Bloomfield Elementary - August 4
Miscouche Consolidated - August 11
Cost is $25.  Program will run from 9am-4pm and children are required to bring lunch, snacks, water and sneakers.  Pre-registration is necessary by contacting Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Precision Shooting Program
Children born 2002-2009 are welcome to join us to learn proper gun safety and practice safe target shooting!  This 4-week program will be led by certified instructor, Becky Wedge and offered at Bloomfield Elementary school on Tuesdays from 10am-12pm from August 2 - 23.  Cost is $20/child.  You  must pre-register by contacting Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Kids of Steel - Triathlon Camp
Opportunity for children age 5-14 to try the sport of Triathlon (swim, bike, run).  Program will take place at Mill River Aquaplex and children must bring swim suit, goggles (PFD if required), bicycle or tricycle and helmet, running shoes, snack and water.  Cost is $25/1 child, $40/2 children $50/3 children.  Camp will run from August 15-18 with a finale race on August 18 at 6pm:
-age 5-8 from 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday
-age 9-14 from 1-4pm Monday-Thursday
Space is limited to please contact Alison to pre-register at 859-8856 or griffin.wsrc@gmail.com

                                  

Adult/Older Adult Programs


Ladies Golf
Ladies Night at Mill River Golf Course -
6pm Mondays from May 23 - September 12.  Cost is $20+HST to play 9 holes with a pull cart.
Ladies Night at St. Felix Golf Course - 6pm Thursdays from Jun 2 - September 15.  Cost is $10 to play 9 holes with a pull cart.

Veggie Box Program
A Veggie Box contains a variety of healthy vegetables produced by a local farmer. Veggie Box Pick up is once/week at a designated location in Nail Pond, Alberton, Carleton, O'Leary, Ellerslie, Richmond and Summerside. This is a great way to eat healthy, save money and support local farmers! You pay the farmer directly each week but you must pre-register by contacting Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.
Nail Pond - Wednesdays from 3-6 at Clohossey Farm starting July TBD
Alberton - Wednesdays from 9-12 at Town Pond Parking Lot starting July TBD
Carleton - Thursdays from 3-6 at Webb's Vegetable Stand starting July TBD
O'Leary - Tuesdays from 4:30-5 at O'Leary Coop Parking Lot starting July TBD
Ellerslie - Mondays from 4:30-5 at Ellerslie Elementary Parking Lot starting July TBD
Richmond - TBD
Summerside - Saturdays from 9-1 at Summerside Farmers Market starting July TBD

50+ Walking Group Ellerslie
The Ellerslie walking group meets at 9am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for approximately 1 hour of physical activity.  Anyone is welcome to join, but meeting location changes each week so please contact Mary McGuire for more information 831-2812.

go!Older Adults
Join Heidi Hudson for this 12-week introduction to physical activity and healthy living program aimed at older adults of all abilities.  There will be a $10 fee for the 12 weeks. Contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information.  Current programs:
St. Louis - Fall 2016 details TBD
Tyne Valley - Fall 2016 details TBD
Evangeline - Fall 2016 details TBD
H2 Fitness - Fall 2016 details TBD

For more information about our programs please contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com
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