This is an ONLINE Course that can be signed up for at any time but must be completed within 2 weeks of receiving information.
Is your child ready to stay home alone? The Home Alone Safety for Kids program helps children and their families get ready for their child’s first steps towards independence and being without adult supervision for short periods of time.
Course content includes:
Street smarts and bike safety
People safety (“Tricky People” and Safe strangers)
Online and internet safety
Snacking and kitchen safety
Home fire safety
How to handle emergencies and other situations
Basic first aid skills
Edson FCSS has subsidized this program to make it more feasible for our families to access the program!
Due to the COVID Restrictions these classes will be held via Zoom. All you need is a device (phone, laptop, tablet, etc.) to participate. One of our instructors has developed this short video to demonstrate how to easily use zoom: Meika's how to video!
This 8-week program is designed for participants who are interested in improving their balance. Focus will be on increasing education on fall prevention as well as building endurance in the muscles responsible for balance. Exercises will be done from standing with a few options to go down to the floor on a mat or to be seated in a chair. This class will be led by Krysta Hawboldt, AFLCA Certified Instructor.
March 22- May 17th (no class April 5th)
Via Zoom. Link provided via email before the class starts. $20 for the whole session.
This 8-week program is designed for participants who are interested in improving their joint health. Focus will be on increasing education on the anatomy and functioning of the knees and hips specifically as well as building strength and endurance in the muscles that support those joints. Exercises will be done from seated and standing with options to go down to the floor on a mat. This class will be led by Janine LeBlue, AFLCA Certified Instructor in Older Adult Fitness with a specialty in Arthritis & Exercise.
Via Zoom. Link provided via email before the class starts. $20 for the whole session
Strength & Stretch
FCSS Activity/Family Fun Bags
Ages BIRTH to SIX!
We are SO happy to bring back the Family Fun Bag program. We have tweaked the program a bit to make it simpler for you and for us! So please read carefully.
You will need to
Sign EACH child up according to their age category. I.e. B is 2 yrs old- register under age 1-2 survey link, C is 5 yrs old register under 5-6 survey link. Have multiples in the same age category? No problem, there are spaces for multiple children- if there is not enough please contact us.
PICK UP BAGS- Town and County residents. You must pick up on Tuesday March 23 between 8 am and 4 pm. there is a secondary pick up date on Saturday March 27 from 9-11 am. You can make your choice on the survey.
If you are unable to pick up at these times, a friend can pick-up then door step drop off for you. please text/call Sarah at 780-712-3500 to let her know you have made this arrangement.
With monthly family fun & youth bag programs ending, we are moving to a seasonal schedule for these age groups. Watch for updates and registration for family fun (ages 1-6) and youth (ages 7-13) bags in November 2020.
FCSS Baby Bag Activity bags for new moms and their newborns ages 0-18 months, which include activities appropriate for the early stages of development. Activity bags include an activity for the new mom along with a few activities for babies. These bags also include information and resources for new moms. Bags are delivered the Tuesday following ordering unless otherwise specified on the calendar.
FCSS Family Fun Bag Activity bags for children ages 1-6 with activities appropriate for children's developmental stages. Activity bags include parent activities from time to time. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. Bags are delivered the Tuesday following placing the order unless otherwise specified on the calendar.
FCSS Senior Focus Bag Activity bags for seniors ages 60+ with activities geared towards improving dexterity and mental training. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. To register for a Senior Focus Bag, please call Ali at 780-517-7055 or email. Bags are delivered on the date advertised. Register online here.
FCSS Mental Health & You-th Bag Activity bags for youth ages 7-13 with activities appropriate for their development, geared towards navigating tougher times. Bags are available at a limited quantity, first come, first serve. Bags are delivered the Tuesday following placing the order unless otherwise specified on the calendar.
Spring Break Lego Challenge
Join in The Edson FCSS Community Development Team and Edson and District Public Library for a Spring Break Lego Challenge!
March 25 to April 2
For ages 8 to 14
Challenge will be held via Facebook under the event "Edson Spring Break Lego Challenge"
This Lego Challenge will be "Edson" Themed and have daily Lego build challenges and a week long BIG BUILD challenge!
- Daily prizes drawn - 1 overall prize for all participants to be entered in - 1 BIG prize for the winner of the BIG BUILD
That's 11 prizes to be won!
Daily Build themes will be announced at 8 am and you will have until 8 am the following day to make your submission.
The BIG BUILD will be posted on the first day (March 25) and you have until April 2 at Midnight to make your submission.
** To make submissions, please upload a picture or a max 20 second video of your creation on the TRACKING POST of the day you are building for. ** OR email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org - please include full name, age and phone number.
Winners will be contacted to arrange prize pick-ups.