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June 7, 2024

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Severn, Ontario

June is Recreation and Parks Month - June 3-9: Movement - This event has already occurred

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, June 8, 2024 12:00 am
Sunday, June 9, 2024 12:00 am

Event Details:

The theme of JRPM 2024 is Community Thrives Here. This theme is meant to communicate that recreation and parks bring communities together in. Visting parks and participating in recreational pursuits help Ontarians enhance their quality of life through connecting them with community and encouraging active lifestyles.

Throughout June, each week will focus on a specific sub-theme. The visuals for the week reflect the individual theme. This week the theme is:

June 3-9: Movement

Movement week will focus on the importance of a physically active lifestyle.

As we dive into Movement week during JRPM 2024, let's explore the exciting activities and events lined up to promote physical activity and active living within our community.

  1. Family JUMPFIT: Bring out the whole family and join us for a free JumpFit workshop at the Washago Centennial Park. Learn the skill of jumping rope in this beginner-level session with Kelsi Graves, a certified fitness trainer and jump rope coach. Meet at the pavilion at the park on Monday, June 3 at 5:30 p.m.

  2. "Where am I?" park discovery contest: Clues for the first week of our park discovery contest will be released on June 6. Follow our social media channels to participate.

  3. World Bike Day: Celebrate World Bike Day on June 3rd by joining a community bike ride or simply taking your bike out for a spin around town. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just starting out, it's the perfect opportunity to enjoy the freedom and joy of biking.

  4. Yoga in the Park: Join us for a refreshing and rejuvenating experience with our Free Yoga in the Park program! Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or just starting out, this program is perfect for all skill levels. Enjoy the beauty of nature while enhancing your flexibility, strength, and mindfulness. Program will be held at the Coldwater Fairgrounds at 1:00 p.m. 

  5. Bike ride on Uhthoff Trail: Looking for a scenic adventure? Head out to the Uhthoff Trail for a delightful bike ride! This beautiful trail offers a picturesque route through lush forests, serene wetlands, and open fields, making it perfect for cyclists of all ages and skill levels.

  6. World Environment Day: Join us as we celebrate and raise awareness for environmental protection and sustainability on June 5th. Let's come together to make a positive impact on our planet!

  7. Hike in Ian Chrichton Memorial Park: Discover the natural beauty of Ian Crichton Memorial Park with a refreshing hike! This scenic park offers trails that wind through lush forests, peaceful meadows, and along tranquil streams. Perfect for hikers of all ages and abilities, it's a great way to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy some fresh air.

  8. Up your fitness at Timberline Park: Discover the outdoor fitness equipment at Timberline Park. Free to use and suitable for all fitness levels, it's the perfect spot to get fit amidst nature's beauty.

  9. 2024 Bike Challenge ends: Congrats to all participants of the Sustainable Spokes Healthy Folks bike challenge as it comes to a close on June 8th. Your involvement has made a positive impact. Keep pedaling and exploring the joy of cycling!

  10. Painted Treasures: Join us for a free recreation program for children at Coldwater Fairgrounds from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m on June 9th. Guided by Program Instructor Kelsi Graves, kids will search for rocks to transform into miniature masterpieces to leave along the trails in Coldwater. Parental supervision is required. Email to register. 

Let's make the most of Movement week by embracing physical activity and encouraging active lifestyles within our community. Together, we can thrive and foster a healthier, happier, and more connected community through the power of movement!


Stephanie Van Luven - Recreation Programmer
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