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Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre fitness resources

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 03:56 PM

The Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre offers a variety of free online fitness resources to help stay active, healthy and motivated at home.

The 21-Day Re-Boot program provides helpful strategies to make long-lasting changes towards good nutrition, healthy fitness habits, and an improved sense of well-being. With free downloadable resources and weekly calendars, you will easily be able to track your goals and progress.

Join the online community Fitness at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre Facebook Group for...

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Kardia Ninjas - Get Fit the Ninja Way

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 09:13 AM

The action-packed T.V. show American Ninja Warrior has sparked the interest of many enthusiasts who are looking to take their workouts and training to a whole new level. Based on a series of challenging obstacle courses, Brantford now features a new fitness facility where participants can swing, jump and climb their way to an exciting workout.

Founded by Joel Smith, The Ninja Guy, and his wife Jessica Smith, Kardia Ninjas is a new state of the art 10,000 sq ft ninja gym facility that recently opened...

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New ‘Community Building’ Grant Program for Non-Profits

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 11:00 AM

The Ontario government is investing $105 million through the new Community Building Fund to support non-profit tourism, culture, sport and recreation organizations. The funding will be used to help these non-profits recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the needs of their communities.

Details were provided earlier this week by Lisa MacLeod, Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. 

"Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, our government...

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Healthy Kids Passport to Health

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 03:12 PM

Healthy Kids Passport to Health has taken on a new approach for kids and their families this year with free virtual activities. With over 20 community partners featuring many virtual activities, the program is a community initiative focused on promoting healthy behaviours and physical activity for children 0 to 14 years of age.

Learn more and register for activities at the Healthy Kids Passport to Health Calendar

Virtual activities include:

  • Story Walks
  • Museum tours
  • Build a binary code...

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Remembering Walter

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 10:13 AM

Order of Canada recipient. Honourary Doctorate of Letters. Canada’s most famous Hockey Dad. Lord Mayor of Brantford. Brantford Citizen of the Year. Inductee to the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition. Author. Coach. Neighbour. Friend. Husband. Dad. Grandfather. Great Grandfather.  So many accolades, and monikers. To Brantford locals, he was often referenced as just “Walter” (or “Wally”) and everyone knew who that meant. We are deeply saddened by the loss of this incredible man and...