Community Development

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September 2022

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We have a variety of Active Living Classes that we run throughout the year. For the most up to date information check them out on activenet, our registration system here

Applies to Romp & Rhyme, Postnatal Wellness, Discovery Cove Tot Swim and now Nature Play!

Now available for purchase at Edson and District Leisure Centre (previously Repsol Place)!

5 class pass $25 // 10 class pass $50

*NEW* Buy the 10 Punch Pass and get 1 extra class free!


Required for attending the drop in programs below for families & their children aged 6 & under. The pass is for your entire family that is attending the program.

For information on the Leisure Assist program visit

Edson.ca/leisureassist

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Bring your littles ones the Edson Pool to enjoy a self-directed swim and play time. Pool toys will be out and ready to use. This is a great time to get those little ones comfortable in and around water!

Fridays

12PM to 1PM

At the Edson Leisure Centre

Drop-in with and Early Childhood Pass

You can purchase passes at the Edson Leisure Centre. Please see the drop down "Early Childhood Drop-in Pass" on this page for more information on the program.

For more information on the program, please contact Katie at katieb@edson.ca

Come enjoy this DROP-IN program where you and your children aged 0-6 can have fun at the gymnastics club with FCSS and enjoy open free play *NEW TIME*  12:00 to 2:00 PM. 

For the month of September there will be parent and tot fitness classes led by an instructor, participation is optional. Please bring your own yoga mat if you would like, we will have some available as well.

This is a Drop-in program that uses the Early Childhood Drop-in Pass. No registration required. *Please bring your pass with you.* 

You can purchase passes at the Edson Leisure Centre. Please see the drop down "Early Childhood Drop-in Pass" on this page for more information on the program.

Any questions or concerns, please call/text Emma at 780-712-3500 or email emmaf@edson.ca

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We will be guiding your family through outdoor, child led, play based activities that foster a connection with nature and with each other. This program is based off a forest school pedagogy. There will be various crafts and activities offered each week. This program is drop in anytime between 4-6, if the group is not in the Shack please text or call Emma at 780-712-3500. We will be exploring the surrounding area, remaining on the Kinsmen property.

*COMING SEPTEMBER 22*

Thursdays from 4pm-6pm at the Kinsmen Shack 4740 7 ave

A light snack will be provided.

This program is for parents, children of all ages, and their family members.

Program will run RAIN/SNOW or SHINE, please come dressed appropriately to engage fully in nature.

*There will be no class Oct.20 or Nov. 17

Drop In program with PASS, no pre-registration required.

You can purchase passes at the Edson Leisure Centre. Please see the drop down "Early Childhood Drop-in Pass" on this page for more information on the program.

Any questions or concerns, please call/text Emma at 780-712-3500 or email emmaf@edson.ca

 

Dressing tips:

“There is no poor weather, only poor clothing”

When properly dressed for the weather, the barrier of discomfort is removed. It is valuable for kids to understand the importance of assessing weather and knowing how to dress for it.

EARLY SPRING/FALL

  • Thermal underwear and shirt (same as winter wear)
  • Fleece/insulating pants
  • Fleece or wool top, or a warm sweater
  • Water-proof rain pants and jacket, or rain suit (tuffo suit)
  • Rubber boots
  • Toque and light gloves
  • Wool socks
  • sun block and/or sunglasses

LATE SPRING/SUMMER

  • Closed-toe supportive shoes and/or rubber boots
  • Light long pants and long-sleeved shirt (to protect from scratches and insect bites)
  • Water-proof pants & jacket
  • Sun hat
  • Sun block, & bug spray (please apply to your child before class)
  • sunglasses.

*Thrift stores offer a wonderful selection for quality and economically priced clothing and gear. Check labels for high wool percentages.

 

 

This program is for moms and babies. Each week will focus on different wellness topics, various speakers will help shed new light on issues pertaining to parenthood and babies.

This is a Drop-in program that uses the new Early Childhood Drop-in Pass. Drop in for wellness activities and speakers followed by open discussion and play time for infants 0-12 months and parents. Please bring your pass with you.

You can purchase passes at the Leisure Centre. Please see the drop down "Early Childhood Drop-in Pass" on this page for more information on the program.

Thursdays at 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Edson Tumblers Gymnastics #1 5528 - 1st ave

*No program Oct 20 or Nov 17

Wellness activities may include but not limited to, Speech and language, baby yoga, dietician, Baby-nastics, Occupational Therapy, sleep and more!

Feel fre to send topic suggestions to Emma, info below.

Call/text or e-mail Emma at 780-712-3500, emmaf@edson.ca for any questions or concerns 

Girls and Boys in Motion will be happening this summer! These programs give youth between the ages of 9-14 the opportunity to participate in physical activity and exploring the different streams of exercise that Edson has to offer.

 

Girls Sessions will be held on Mondays from 1-3PM 

Boys Sessions will be held Thursdays from 1-3PM

 

Register through ActiveNet now for all July sessions!