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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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The 2021 paddling season is almost here!

Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 09:45 AM

Plan now and paddle later! Shine up those good lookin’ water shoes and stock up on sunscreen because paddling season is almost here. Area outfitters have been working hard getting their kayaks, canoes, stand up paddle boards and rafts ready for you to enjoy. If you are an experienced water sport enthusiast, you may already have your own watercraft, but if you are unsure about the suitability of river flows for paddling, we encourage you to plan a trip with one of our local outfitters.

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Brantford’s Public Art: A Walking History Lesson

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 11:15 AM

Most of us are feeling a bit cooped up these days and are often heading out for a daily stroll or some exercise to beat the boredom of our unusually free schedules. Did you know that the City of Brantford has seventeen pieces in its public art collection, all rich in community culture and history? You’ve likely seen them in passing, whether walking the streets downtown or driving by in further reaching areas of our grand city, but have you really seen them? Have you admired their intricacy or...

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Cheeseballs in Brantford

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 11:13 AM

If you are looking for a takeout treat – may we suggest CHEESEBALLS! Deep fried bite-sized balls of cheddar cheese, need we say more? Enjoy them at one of several local Brantford businesses.

Admiral Submarine | 519-753-9796 | 55 Dalhousie St, Brantford

Large portions are a theme at Admiral Submarine, serving a wide variety of fast food including subs, burgers and fries. Order a generous portion of cheeseballs, deep-fried to perfection, sprinkled with seasoning to give them that extra zip and served...

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Brantford Bagel Babe is Our Everything [Bagel]

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 01:00 PM

There’s a new baker in town, and she’s churning out the most delicious bagels and artisan cream cheese!

Terra Wilton is the Brantford Bagel Babe, and recently started operating out of a “ghost kitchen” out of Soulful Kafe (81 Brant Avenue, Brantford). Like many others, Wilton lost her job during the pandemic. She knew it would be a long shot to find a new corporate job in the industries she specialized in (special events, travel, etc.) so she started to brain storm ideas for her own business. Wilton...