No doubt about it, zooming around on theice is a fantastic way to embrace winter and getsome exercise at the same time.I know it is much too early to be thinkingabout winter but with the ice back in and theactivity level high at Grand Forks Arena thisweek, it certainly gets you thinking and feelingthe chill in the air.The arena is busy with the Grand Forks BorderBruins hockey school and selection camp.Our drop in senior hockey schedule startsnext week.Senior hockey 65 and over starts on Wednesday,Sept. 4 from 9-10 a.m. Senior hockey 55 andover will start on Tuesday, Sept. 3 from 9-10 a.m.Public skating sessions will start the week ofSept. 16.Tuesday afternoon Toonie skate will be heldfrom 3:45-4:45 p.m. and Friday afternoon from1:45-3:30 p.m., starting Sept. 20.Parent and Tot skate sessions will be held onMonday mornings from 10:15-11:15 a.m. andThursday afternoons from 1:15-2:15 p.m. startingthe week of Sept. 9.There will be no supervisor on the ice duringthese sessions and rental skates are availablewith no charge for these one-hour sessions.Adult only skates will be held on Wednesdaymornings from 10:15-11:15 a.m. starting Sept. 4.This is a great time for adults to come out, laceup a pair of skates and get a great workout in onthe ice.The drop-in fee of $4.70 applies.The Border Bruins start their season off withtwo exhibition games. Wednesday, Sept.4 theywill take on the Osoyoos Heat, and Tuesday,Sept. 10 they will face the Beaver Valley Nitehawks.Their regular season game opener will beheld on Thursday, Sept.12 against Spokane.The games times will start at 7 p.m. for theupcoming season.Come out and cheer on the local team and letthem know the community is looking forwardto a great year and supports the club.For information on all upcoming RecreationDepartment programs, please call at 250-442-2202.
– Submitted by GFRec