Winter 2017 Recreation Reporter

Active Comox Valley Look for our maps, 12 Great Places to Get Active For Free and Another 12 Great Places to Get Active for Free at your local recreation centre. Also pick up our new guide to free and low-cost activities in the Comox Valley, Active Is What You Make It. Canadian Tire JumpStart Parents in financial need looking to get their kids involved in physical activity programs are encour- aged to ask about funding assistance. Funding may offset registration fees, equipment, and transpor- tation costs. For info call the Lewis Centre 250-338- 5371 . Prenatal Classes FREE prenatal classes are available at Public Health to pregnant women and their support people. Classes are offered as a series starting early in your pregnancy. Register at 250-331-8562 , as soon as you know you are pregnant. For info or to register with Public Health’s Right from the Start program go to KidSport™ Comox Valley KidSport provides sup- port to children to remove the financial barriers of playing organized sports. For application forms and guidelines visit: phone 250-334-9294 Town of Comox TRIP Program Eligible Comox residents may qualify for select, discounted admissions and programs. Contact 250- 339-2255 or for more information. Father Involvement Network Join us for our FREE recreation nights every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month @ Courtenay Ele- mentary school gym, 6:45-7:45pm. Look for other FREE events: Spring Movie Night, Father’s Day Kite Fly, Summer Overnight Camp, Fall Swim. Call 250-792-2270 for info. Low Cost Recreation

New Discoveries Parent & Child Learning Centre

Discover programs for parents and children: Home with a Heart, Boundaries and Triple P, Little Chef, Messy Art and Drop-in Lunch and Craft. Call 250-338-6200 for info . 189 Port Augusta Sea Cadets (12 - 18 years) Would you like to experience Fun, Friendship & Challenges? Learn Leadership, Cit- izenship, Communications, Sailing, Seamanship, Boat Operator, Rope work, Marksmanship, First Aid, Sporting Activities, Band, Marching Drills, and more (in partnership with Navy League of Canada and DND). These provide healthy lifestyle opportunities to residents of the City of Courtenay who live below Statistics Canada low income thresholds. How to apply? Recreation Access application forms are available at the Lewis Centre, Florence Filberg Cen- tre and City Hall. Call 250-338-5371 or 250-338-1000 City of Courtenay Recreation Access Coupon Books Fun Freebies to Do in Courtenay! (to get and stay active) • Walk your four-legged friend along the trails in one of our many City Parks. • Fly a kite on a windy day. • Work out at Courtenay Riverside Fit Park • Watch for rare birds in the Courtenay Estuary • Skateboard at the Courtenay Comox Skatepark or at the Lewis Park Skatepark • Throw some hoops at The LINC’s outdoor basketball court. • Walk. cycle or rollerbalde around the Courtenay Airpark. • Find all of the playgrounds in Courtenay and swing, climb and hang upside down. • Play table tennis or enjoyopen gym at the Lewis Centre FMI: or or Phone: 250-339-8211 ext.3606


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