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Sports & Recreation

CRCA Winter Fun Day in Brockville

It’s that time of year again – time for you, your family and friends to come out to the Mac Johnson Wildlife Area in Brockville and enjoy lots of outdoor sights and sounds as part of the 17th annual Winter Fun Day. The event will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and features lots of fun activities for every member of the family. Lace up the blades and skate on the ‘Back Pond’ or go cross-country skiing or snowshoeing (free snowshoeing for kids!!) and enjoy the thrill of our ice slide.

Cataraqui Trail Bike or Hike Fundraiser

Bike or hike along the Cataraqui Trail and help raise funds to maintain the trail at the Lombard Glen Golf Course, 551 HWY 15. Get on the Cataraqui Trail wherever suits you and travel by bike or on foot to join us at the Lombard Glen clubhouse for lunch anytime between 12 noon and 2 p.m. Minimum donation of $25 will include a free lunch (burgers, dogs and a drink).

Opening Lions Water Accessible Ramp Joel Stone Beach Gananoque

This is the grand opening of a combination of accessible beach path, beach mat and fabrication that allows persons with mobility or visual problems to safely access the beach or enter to water to immerse themselves or even swim. This may be the first facility in North America to provide these activities. Dedication speeches, demonstrations, soft drinks and hot dogs will be provided. Persons requiring wheelchairs, walkers, canes or simply balance problems most welcome.

Canoe Workshop

Staff from Firefly Adventures will help you understand canoe strokes, balancing, launching & the basics of safe canoeing (weather permitting) at these canoe skills sessions. Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis, beginning at 8:00 a.m. day of workshops. Canoes and paddling gear will be provided. Cost is $5 per person. Camping or Day Use permit is required to participate. Participants must be 17 years old, or 12-16 years to be accompanied by an adult participant. Each workshop is limited to 10 participants.

Canoe Workshop

Four, half day canoeing workshops for people new to paddling, taught by Walt Sepic of 'Firefly Adventures,' certified instructor with the Ontario Recreational Canoeing/Kayaking Association (ORCKA), Workshop dates and times: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from 9:00-12:00, and 1:00-4:00; and Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00. Sign-up is on a first come, first served basis, beginning at 8:00 a.m. the day of the workshops. Canoes and paddling gear will be provided. Cost is $5 per person. Camping or Day Use permit is required to participate.

Perth's World Record Kilt Run

Now in its 9th year, Perth’s World Record Kilt Run (23 June) continues to be a major attraction, drawing thousands of visitors to the town to race or cheer. Registration is now underway. Dust off your kilt and join in this authentic and ever popular kilted race that passes through the historic stone streetscapes of Perth and across the spectacular Tay River. Highlights include a Dogs of the Tartan Cross Parade, Pipe Band March to the castle starting gate, street bands, cheering stations and so much more!