REC REPORT: Thanksgiving Thursday for seniors in Grand Forks

A free senior’s luncheon will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Senior’s Hall in City Park. There will be two sittings to choose from; one at 11:30 a.m. or another at 1:30 p.m.

The Grand Forks Aquatic Centre is now open with the fall schedule in place.

Public swim hours for Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings are from 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hours for Tuesday and Thursday mornings are from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday we are open from 4 to 8 p.m. and weekend hours are from 1 to 6 p.m.

Lap lanes are available Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 6 to 8:45 a.m. and again from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday lap lanes are available from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, lap lanes will be available from 4 to 6:15 p.m. with limited lane use during this program time. Lap lanes are available from 6:15 to 8 p.m. without interruption.

Loonie, toonie swim is back on Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m.

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Aquafit classes have resumed this week with Advanced Aquafit classes Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. AquaModerate classes are held Monday through Friday from 10:15 to 11 a.m.  Back by popular demand AquaMild on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 11 to 11:45 a.m.  Drop-in fee or membership pass applies.

Aquafit to the Max is an intense instructor-led program utilizing specialized equipment in shallow and deep water. Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. beginning Oct. 17. Pre-registration is required by Oct. 9.

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Circuit Classes are held in the aquatic centre fitness room on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m.

New this fall, we will be offering a Self Workout Circuit time on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 to 9 a.m. This is a self-led program with the circuit exercises in place and the two-minute interval timer on.

This is not a program time so the fitness room will be open. There is no instructor available in the room during this time.

Evening Circuit Shape Up program will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. starting Oct. 11.  The fitness room will be closed during this program time. Please call to register.

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The aquatic centre and the arena will be closed Thanksgiving (Monday, Oct. 10). We resume our regular schedule on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

A free senior’s luncheon will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the Senior’s Hall in City Park. There will be two sittings to choose from; one at 11:30 a.m. or another at 1:30 p.m.

Please call the Grand Forks Recreation office to reserve your seat.

The luncheon is sponsored by Copper Fields – A Sustainable Grand Forks Community.

For additional fall programming information check out our monthly brochure at www.rdkb.com. You can also call 250-442-2202 or the aquatic centre at 250-442-3488.