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June 2022

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*UPDATE*

The Community Passport has been extended until July 30th!

Get out and explore Edson for the month of June!

The 2022 Community Passport gets your family out exploring all the different places that our community offers, from parks to businesses to museums, you will get a touch of all of Edson. This program is open for the months of June and July, the deadline to hand in being July 30th. The drop box is located the front doors of the town office (Civic Centre). 

Enter to win up to 6 prizes and a bonus prize for anyone that uses #edsoncommunitypassport on social media. 

Pick up your Passport at any of the following locations!

- Town Office

- Library

- Red Brick Arts Centre

- Galloway Station Museum 

- Leisure Centre

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

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Join Emma from Elements Forest School for some outdoor fun! We will be guiding your family through outdoor, child led, play based activities that foster a connection with nature and with each other.

*Starting April 7th*

Thursdays from 10am -11 am, meet @ the soccer shack 816-46 st.

This program is for parents and children 2 years to 6 years and their family members.

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

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.

 

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 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

No class April 28. 

This month, we will discuss our baby books, baby sign and literacy with infants.

Located at the Edson Tumblers Gymnastics (#1 5528 1st Ave)

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

Call or text Alex @ 780-974-7025 for any questions or email alexw@edson.ca

Come enjoy this DROP-IN program where you and your children aged 0-6 can sing, dance, listen to stories with FCSS and enjoy open free play *NEW TIME*  12:00 to 2:00 PM

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.

Starting in June, we will be moving the Romp and Rhyme program to the Leisure Centre on Tuesdays with drop in from 12-2 PM

Any questions or concerns, please call/text Alex at 780-974-7025 or email alexw@edson.ca

Join a certified St. John's Ambulance Instructor to learn all about babysitting and basic First Aid. There will be a test at the end of the course to receive a certificate. Certificates will be available for pick-up at the Town of Edson, 5-10 business days after the course.


For ages 11-15.

*Please bring a doll (able to diaper), a lunch , snack and a water bottle.*
 
St. John's Material will be provided to each participant.
 
Location @ Edson Leisure Centre- Hospitality Room (South entrance near back of building)
 
You will be emailed prior to the beginning of class with a reminder.
 
May 14, 9 am to 3 pm--Registration opens April 19th at 9 am--CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
 
June 12, 9 am to 3 pm--Registration opens May 16th at 9 am--CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

In Motion

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!