Tuesday, 14 February 2017 09:03

Family Fun Week coming up in Swift Current

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Family Fun Week is running during the February break from Monday, February 20 to Sunday the 26th, and there are lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy!


On Monday, Innovation Credit Union and Pioneer Co-op are sponsoring a family skate from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Credit Union i-plex. A $3 charity meal will be provided with proceeds going to the Swift Current Community Youth Initiative. Skate with Fat Cat and Cooper and have a chance to win a fun family package.

Then on Tuesday, February 21st, Swift Current Curling Club will host a drop in come and try for all family members between 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. All equipment will be provided at the rink, but bring an extra pair of clean footwear for on ice activity.

Parent Support Network and non-profit agencies will host Winter Carnival Day on Wednesday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm!  Outdoor activities at Riverdene Park include skating, sleigh rides and shinny with the SC Broncos from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.  Enjoy hot food, chips and milk throughout the day. Indoor activities, with appearances from the Broncos, will take place at Walker Place Gymnasium (2150 Walker Street East). This day is sponsored by Kiwanis and RBC.

On Thursday, come to the Aquatic Centre for public swimming from 7:00 – 8:30 pm, sponsored by the SC and District Drug Task Force.

Friday is LEGO Stop-Motion Animation at the Swift Current Library from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm for all the family. Bring an iPad, iPhone or borrow one from the library, and have fun creating and designing Lego projects.

On Saturday, February 25th come have fun cross country skiing at Chinook golf course trails – anytime between 12pm and 5pm. Fire pits, hot dogs and hot chocolate will be provided. Some equipment will be available.

As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year, ParticipACTION has released a 150 PLAYLIST to get the whole family moving.  Over the weekend or throughout the week, challenge yourself, and challenge others to try some of the activities on the PLAYLIST – available at www.playinsk.ca.

This will be a great opportunity for families to participate in some fun activities that encourage physical activity and quality family time.


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