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Monday, February 11, 2013

Family Day Weekend activities in Orillia



 (News Release)

The events and activities scheduled for Feb. 15-18, 2013 are all part of Winter Active, designed to help Orillians improve their health, have fun and enjoy the best of Canada's winter.

2013 WINTER ACTIVE SCHEDULE

Friday February 15, 2013 – Victorian Skate at Couchiching Beach Park outdoor rink (weather permitting) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to experience an old-fashioned skate under the stars. Come in costume and win prizes. Featuring music and complimentary hot chocolate. This event is co-presented with the staff of the Leacock Museum National Historic Site.

Saturday February 16, 2013 – Snow Volleyball at Tudhope Park (Barnfield Point Recreation Centre). Put together a team of six and register at Barnfield Point Recreation Centre starting at 9:30 a.m. Games run between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.


Saturday February 16, 2013 – Outdoor Youth Games at Couchiching Beach Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by the Orillia Youth Centre.

Sunday February 17, 2013 – Annual Cardboard Toboggan Race at Couchiching Golf Course. Families or individuals design their best cardboard alpine racer and compete for a variety of prizes and lots of fun! Registration and judging will take place starting at 1 p.m. and races will begin at approximately 1:30 p.m. For a complete list of rules and regulations, visit http://www.orillia.ca/en/livinginorillia/winteractive.asp.

Sunday February 17, 2013 – Fox and Geese Winter Tag at Couchiching Golf Course from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. You might remember playing this game as a kid in your own backyard. It is a very active game of winter tag! Co-presented with Leacock Museum.

Monday February 18, 2013 – Snow Shoeing at Scout Valley. Two sessions!
10am – 12pm or 1pm – 3pm. Complementary light lunch served between sessions. Organized by Kids for Turtles.

Monday February 18, 2013 – Free Skate at Rotary Place from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. A great way to spend Family Day!

Monday February 18, 2013 – Drop In Curling at Barnfield Point Recreation Centre from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Register on line through Parks, Recreation and Culture

For more information go to http://www.orillia.ca/en/livinginorillia/winteractive.asp or contact the Parks, Recreation and Culture office at 705-329-7250 or parks@orillia.ca



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