Winter Active

January 13 - March 10, 2019

 

Be Winter Active

Bundle up and go for a walk, go skating, go snowshoeing, go cross-country skiing or just get out and participate in one of your favorite winter activities. The following trails/boardwalks are available for winter walking: the boardwalk from Victoria Park to the Friendly Pharmacy, Victoria Park Trails, Beach Grove Trails and the Confederation Trail within City limits. You can go cross-country skiing on one of the City's groomed ski trails, located at Victoria Park and Belvedere Golf Course. Ski trail maps are available online and at the Parks and Recreation Office. Check out regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and a list of available outdoor rinks at https://www.charlottetown.ca/leisure___recreation/programs_and_activities/skating_and_skiing

Try Snowshoeing (FREE)

Date: Sundays, January 13 - March 10
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Park (meet at the Ball Field Clubhouse, off Brighton Road)

There will be a limited number of snowshoes available for use to be signed out. Bundle up and meet at the ball field clubhouse and take part in this fun winter activity. Free hot chocolate will be served!

Skating (FREE Family Skates)

Check out the City's website for regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and for a list of available outdoor rinks.

Date: Sunday, January 27 Date: Sunday, March 3
Time: 1:50 - 2:50 p.m. Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Simmons Arena Location: Cody Banks Arena

Free hot chocolate will be served!

Check out the City's website for regularly scheduled skates at local arenas and for a list of available outdoor rinks. https://www.charlottetown.ca/leisure___recreation/programs_and_activities/skating_and_skiing

Learn to Run (L2R) Program (FREE)
(PROGRAM IS NOW FULL)

Have you always wanted to run, but felt you did not know how? The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with UPEI Athletes and Recreation and go!PEI are offering a 10-week "learn to run" program.

Date: Mondays starting January 21- April 1
* There will be no class on Islander Day February 18
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre

* Winter Family Fun Events
These events will include the following activities. Sleigh rides, skating at an outdoor rink, snowshoeing (There will be a limited number of snowshoes available for use to be signed out) and free hot chocolate will be served to help keep you warm.
Please see the scheduled days and locations for the event.

Date: Sunday, January 20
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: West Royalty
Community Centre
(1 Kirkdale Rd)
*Please note there is no outdoor rink at this location.

Date: Sunday, February 3
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Malcolm Darrach
Community Centre (1 Avonlea Drive)

Date: Sunday, February 10                    
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Park
(Meet at the Ball Field Clubhouse, off Brighton Road)
This event will take place in partnership with WinterLove PEI.
                                       

Date: Sunday, February 24
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Hillsborough Park
Community Centre 
(199 Patterson Drive)

For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 902-368-1025 or visit the City's website www.charlottetown.ca/winteractive.  Please note that outdoor activities are weather dependent.

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