Youth Interagency

What do we do?

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The Youth Interagency Committee is devoted to fostering empowerment and having a positive impact in the lives of youth in Edson and Yellowhead County.  We believe in the potential of youth as they become confident, competent and caring individuals.  We are a committed group who aim to provide leadership opportunities, standards of excellence and enjoyable and safe activities for youth.

If you would like to join our committee please fill out this form and email it to krystas@edson.ca

 YIA Volunteer Application Form

 

 

 

 

2021 Programs

Join us this summer for "Wild Wednesdays". Most programs are for ages 11-17.

For the programs requiring pre-registration please sign up online here or at Repsol Place starting June 28th. Please sign up early so we can ensure the program is a go!

July 14th- Bike, Hike & Outdoor Games @ Willmore Park. 

Meet us out at Willmore Park for some outdoor adventure! We will be hitting the bike park (lots of beginner to advanced options), hiking the trails, and playing games- think capture the flag, camouflage, etc.

Snacks and drinks included. Please pack a lunch or eat before you come.

Please bring your bike and helmet (mandatory to be worn at all times) and dress for adventure. Closed toed shoes, comfortable clothes, small backpack, hat, sunscreen, bug spray, etc.

If you do not have a bike to bring, no problem! We will do other activities instead during the bike time.

The program will be cancelled if it is pouring rain/thunder storming. But a light drizzle we will go ahead

12-4 pm. Bus pick up/drop off at Repsol Place. Cost: $10. Register here

July 21st- Niton Pool & Park 

Spend the day playing in the outdoor pool, riding the pump track, shooting hoops and exploring the playground in Niton Junction. Bring your own lunch, swim suit and towel plus a bike or scooter if you'd like to check out the pump track.

We will be swimming 1:30-3 pm.

11:30 am-4:00 pm. Bus pick up/drop off @ Repsol Place. Cost: $20. Register here

July 28th- White Water Rafting on the Athabasca River in Jasper

Join us for an exciting white water rafting trip in Jasper. The Athabasca Falls run (approx. 12 km) contains numerous Class 2 white water rapids. Beginning at the base of the Athabasca Falls, the paddler is challenged by rapids and enchanted by magnificent scenery in a canyon setting. This class II+, 3.5 hour round trip excursion will include 1.5 hours on the water. Please pack a bagged lunch, warm clothes, towel and snacks.

9 am to 5 pm. Pick up/drop off at Repsol Place. Cost: $80. Register here

August 4th- Turf, Nerf, & Surf @ Repsol Place

Join us in Memorial Arena @ Repsol Place for some fun on the "turf" from 12-2 pm. We will have basketball nets set up, a "Nerf" Arena (bring your own gun or use one of ours), & a giant Obstacle Course & inflatable Whack a Mole Game to check out. After that we will have some snacks & then head into the pool for a swim or "surf" from 2:30-4 pm. 

12-4 pm. 

FREE

August 11th- Hinton Adventure - Airplay Park & Disc Golf!

Spend the afternoon in Hinton with us checking out the indoor trampoline park from 12-1:30 pm then heading to the New Disc Golf Course for a couple rounds! If you have airplay jump socks already please bring them, if not we will buy them. You must fill out a waiver form 1 week before at www.airplaypark.ca.

11 am to 4 pm. Pick up/drop off @ Repsol Place. Cost $30. Register here

August 18th- Dodge the Heat @ the Edson Tumblers Gymnastics Studio

Join us at the Edson Tumblers Gymnastics NEW LOCATION 5528-1st ave! We will have free rule of the place, which means dodgeball games, trampolines, swinging, flips, etc. Good thing the place will be padded because you will get to go wild for this "Wild Wednesday". A Gymnastics Coach will be on site with the other supervisors to teach you some cool flips & tricks as well.
 
Snacks & drinks included!

12-4 pm. Pick up/drop off @ 5528-1st ave. Cost: $15. Register here

Waiver forms here & here (2 in total). Please fill out & return to Repsol Place prior to the day. 

August 25th- An End of Summer Bash @ the Repsol Place Pool *Free*

GLOW PARTY! DJ, food, swimming. 

7-10 pm. 

Max 80 youth. 

Ages 13-17 only!

September 1st- Outdoor Movie @ the Pinegrove School Field *Free*

More details to come soon!

 

 

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