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LL Sports Turf Gets Into the Swing This Fall

Posted on Wednesday, October 07, 2020 12:00 AM

With the weather outside getting colder, areas golfers can extend their season and practice their swings at Brantford’s only indoor driving range. LL Sports Turf, located at 101 Wayne Gretzky Parkway in the Access Storage Sports and Entertainment Complex, officially reopened on October 6. With a driving range that features 37 yards to the back net and stretches approximately 32 feet high, it’s a great way to see the flight of the ball and practice your drives during those cold winter months.

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October Featured Artist: Q-MACK

Posted on Tuesday, October 06, 2020 12:00 AM

October’s Featured Artist is Quincy Mack (aka Q-MACK), a professional basketball freestyler, NBA entertainer, public speaker and youth educator from Brantford. Q-MACK has been entertaining audiences all over North America since 2000 with his dazzling basketball tricks and engaging personality.

Q-MACK began working for the NBA in 2000 as a touring entertainer and live event host and was signed by Nike in 2001 as a basketball freestyler and personality. He has since been hired by over 4000 schools...

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Finding Balance During The School Year

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 12:00 AM

Exercise is good for your brain! Although most people see exercise as a way to maintain a healthy body (which is accurate), a study published through Frontiers in Psychology in 2018 joined a growing body of work that demonstrates that physical exercise improves cognitive function and brain plasticity.

For anyone out there who isn’t a psychologist or a neurobiologist, brain plasticity is a fancy way of stating that the brain is able to change. Everything that we learn creates changes in our brains...

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Try Disc Golf At Mohawk Park

Posted on Tuesday, September 01, 2020 12:00 AM

If you know the rules of golf and you can throw a Frisbee, Mohawk Park has a game for you! It’s called disc golf, and it's high flying fun for all ages.

Disc golf is a sport much like regular golf, but instead of balls and clubs, players throw a Frisbee. Participants throw onward from behind wherever your disc lands, aiming to eventually sink it into an upright basket target in the fewest number of strokes.

The sport has been around since 1970, and Mohawk Park has had it's own disc golf...

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Have a splashing good time in Brantford’s pools!

Posted on Saturday, August 15, 2020 12:00 AM

We are having a hot summer in Brantford, which means we all need a little more help keeping cool. The reopening of many pools in Brantford were delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the City’s response to try to slow the spread of infection. We are now pleased to share that the 65m and 25m pools at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre have now reopened, with enhanced safety measures.

Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre | 254 North Park. St. |519-756-9900

The 65m and 25m pools will be open Monday...