Trail Rec – Camp Cawabunga coming soon

Free Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 20 from 12 to 2pm at the Trail Memorial Centre.

Come out to the free Bike Rodeo for ages 6 to 14 on Saturday, June 20 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre arena. The area will be set up as a mini skills course where you can gain hands on learning about bicycle safety in a fun and challenging course set-up.  There will also be face painting, balloon art, carnival games and special treats, so don’t miss out on this fun free afternoon!

You MUST pre-register by June 17 and registration is required to ensure participation. Bring your own helmet and bike. There will be draws for free bikes! This event is sponsored by Trail RCMP Crime Prevention, West Kootenay Brain Injury Association, Canadian Tire and Walmart. Call Trail Parks and Recreation to register.

It’s time to think about what your kids want to do this summer. Come to our summer camps, Camp Cawabunga for ages 6 to 8, and Summer Adventure Camp for ages 9 to 12. Both camps are held at Gyro Park, Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (drop off starting at 8:30 a.m.). Camp starts June 29 and ends August 21. Check out our theme weeks and enjoy the action packed days filled with games, crafts, projects, fieldtrips, swimming, water park, and so much more. Receive a free camp t-shirt when you register for a full week, and enjoy free pizza every Friday. A full week is $118 and $94 for a second child, or $35. 50 per day.

The 6th Annual Kids Triathlon is happening on Saturday, July 4 at the Trail Aquatic Centre. This fun active event is for ages 4 to 12 where each group will race to the finish line starting with a swim, then a bike ride, and then the run. The age groups are as follows: 4 year olds; 5 & 6 year olds; 7 & 8 year olds; 9 & 10 year olds; and 11 & 12 year olds. Each age group will be challenged with an age appropriate duration of each category.

Each child must have an adult supervisor present during the event to assist in the transition area and on the course. The day will end with a celebration event for all participants and spectators. The fee to register is $38 and this includes entry, race package, t-shirt, swim cap, finish line prize, and the celebration lunch. Deadline to register is June 30 but we encourage early registration please. Late registrations may not receive a t-shirt. Call Trail Parks and Recreation at 368-6484, or the Aquatic Centre at 364-0888.

Challenger British Soccer Camp will be running the week of July 20 to 24. Take your soccer skills to the next level! This program combines technical, tactical, physical and psychological coaching for each age group, delivered in a positive and upbeat way that the kids, parents and coaches will appreciate. Each camp includes a soccer ball, t-shirt, and player evaluation. Also receive a free jersey if you register by July 6! There are camps for kids ages 3 to 16.

Junior Golf Camp is for ages 7 to 15 years and for beginners to intermediates. This camp runs July 6 to 8, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Champion Lakes Golf Course with instructor Kevin Nesbitt, CPGA. This CN Future Links Development Program consists of multi-level instruction and rewards, support materials, and assistance with developing the junior golfer.

Try out these new Summer Art Workshops with Deborah Martin for ages 6 up to 15 year olds. We have classes on July 7, July 8, July 14 & July 15, all different themes and mediums. Call Trail Parks and Recreation for details and descriptions of each of the classes.

For more information and to register please call Trail Parks and Recreation at 368-6484, or the Aquatic Centre at 364-0888.

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