The City of Swift Current partnered with different local organizations to offer a variety of fun activities for families during Family Fun Week, Feb. 15-20.
It is an annual event during the winter school break for families to have fun together and to get physically active.
This year’s event took place with some adjustments, including pre-registration for certain activities, to ensure participants enjoyed activities in a safe setting that adhered to COVID-19 public health guidelines. Family Fun Week kicked off on Family Day with sleigh rides provided by Lost Valley Horse Ranch at Riverdene Park.
The Swift Current Museum offered the Eye Spy activity on Feb. 16 and a macramÃ© class on Feb. 18. The Art Gallery of Swift Current offered a weeklong winter art camp for youth. There was free public swimming at the Aquatic Centre on Feb. 17, and an opportunity to play a game on the City’s new outdoor crokicurl rink at Riverdene Park, Feb. 20.
There was public skating during the week at Fairview West arena and at outdoor rinks. The Swift Current Nordic Ski Club hosted cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Chinook golf course, Feb. 20.
Corla Rokochy, the Swift Current Museum’s visitor services attendant, hosted the Eye Spy event, Feb. 16. Participants received a sheet of paper with images of items on display in the museum, which they had to identify during their tour of the permanent exhibition area.