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Jumpstart Play From Home: Girls in Sport

Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 11:28 AM

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is proud to present a free, virtual program to help keep girls in sport by showcasing eight unique sports for them to try and learn.

Every Tuesday and Thursday over the course of the next 4 weeks, Jumpstart Play From Home: Girls in Sport! will share activities at 12:00pm ET. Kids can tune in after-school and follow along as they try new things, learn about keeping their minds and bodies healthy all while having fun. Kids will need access to a laptop, tablet or mobile phone,...

Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

Sports Hall Executive Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 11:06 AM

Do you have a passion for sports knowledge and its history in Brantford, the County of Brant, Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation?  The Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition Executive Committee has openings for six (6) volunteer members.

Executive Committee

  1. Two volunteers to complete the second and third year of a three year term, expiring December 31, 2023
  2. One volunteer to complete a term of three years expiring December 31, 2024

Selection Sub-Committee

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2021 Canada Sport Leadership Conference: Let’s Reignite Sport

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 01:49 PM

The Coaching Association of Canada presents its virtual 2021 Sport Leadership sportif (SLS21) conference from November 3-5, 2021 for three days of learning, networking and professional development with the leaders of the sport, education, and business communities in Canada. The 2021 Canada Sport Leadership sportif conference, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is presented with the theme: Let’s Reignite Sport.

Session topics will include:

  • The intersection of mental health and anti-racism
  • Tactical...

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Grand Opening of Ascension Climbing Centre

Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:17 AM

Brantford’s newest outdoor recreational activity is ready to help you reach great heights. Ascension Climbing Centre's Grand Opening is this Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00p.m. RSVP to attend their Grand Opening.

Located behind Access Storage Sports and Entertainment Complex at 101 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy., Ascension Climbing Centre is built from two stacked, 40ft shipping containers with climbing routes reaching 15’ above the mats. Ascension will introduce beginner climbers to the basics...

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The Grand Parade is The Celebration of a Lifetime

Posted on Wednesday, August 04, 2021 10:05 AM

The Grand River Council on Aging (GRCOA) will be joining Canadians across the country on September 18, 2021 in The Grand Parade. This 1-5 km virtual walk-a-thon is in support and celebration of older individuals and they would love for you to join them.

The Grand Parade is a moment to take to the streets across Canada to publicly honour aging friends and family, while fundraising for charities who serve them faithfully.

The GRCOA Grand Parade goal is to raise $20,000 with the support...