Friday 11th October, 2013
Active Aldershot will be running PA Day Programs

Drop off and Pick Up at Active Aldershot.

Drop Off time 9:00
Pick Up 4:30

Extra hours are available for an additional cost.

The program will include Multi-sport games, swimming, judo and a movie.

Please bring a healthy lunch and snacks for the day, as well as your swimsuit, running shoes and a warm sweater.

The cost for the day including swimming is $30.00.

Please register your child by email or phone 905 407 9000

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Today is International Walk to School Day (IWALK). Anyone walking to school this morning?

On Wednesday, October 9, lace up your kids’ sneakers and encourage them to head to school on two feet in recognition of International Walk to School Day (IWALK). IWALK, an initiative of Active & Safe Routes to School, is a celebration of active transportation (what a great term!) that raises awareness on the importance walking to school has on health, safety, and the environment.

For many parents, using the car to take the kids to and from school has become the primary mode of transportation. This has led to a decrease in the amount of children walking to and from school each day.

Embrace October 9 as a day to show children how fun and rewarding walking to school can be. If you are able to take the time to walk with your child that day, throw on your sneakers and join them for the journey. Include other friends and families in your neighbourhood by picking them up along the walk route, or agree to meet at a designated location so you can walk as a group.

Do you live too far away to have your child walk to school? Consider driving them to a closer point where you can drop them off to meet up with friends to walk to school, or park your car a few streets away from the school and walk with them the rest of the way. Also check in with your child’s school to see if they have any special events planned for the day.

And get ideas for fun activities and events at the IWALK website.

Take advantage of October 9 as a day to kick start the habit of walking to and from school. It’s a great way to ensure that your child is engaging in the daily physical activity that they need to stay healthy.

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Due to circumstances outside of our control we are rescheduling Active Aldershot’s Open House to a future date to be determined.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Ron Angus was inducted into the Aldershot Honor Roll on the 28th June, 2013. Ron was nominated for the Honor Roll by longtime Aldershot resident Pat Baldry herself a member of the Honor Roll. Pat nominated Ron for his work with in the community offering “Seniors Mobility Classes” to the local residents to become “Active for Life” and increase opportunties for socailization to isolated seniors. Ron along with his wife Tracy were the founders of the Active Aldershot Society.

The induction was held at the Mercedes Benz dealership on the North Service Road.

Ron would like to thank Judy Worsley for the wonderful introduction speach, Pat Baldry for norminating her and his family for their continued support, especailly his wife Tracy and daughter Chelsea.

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Be active in Aldershot this summer and enroll for our popular summer program.

Week 1 ——– 15 – 19 July 2013
Week 2 ——– 12 -16 August 2013

The cost for a week camp is $150.00 and includes a Burlington City Summer Swim Pass.

For more information please call 905 407 9000 or email

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Seniors Mobility Classes are still going on during re-roofing of East Plains United Church.

New participants are always welcome!

Please feel free to contact me at 905 407 9000.

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