GRAND FORKS RECREATION REPORT: Parents and Tot Swim good for families

There are lots of fun events coming up through Grand Forks Rec.

Parent and Tot Swim and Play is a great time for families to bring the little ones to the pool for some supervised fun.

The instructor supervises one hour of games and activities in a circuit format for children under six. GFREC (Grand Forks Recreation) would like to thank Success By 6 for sponsoring this free community program.

Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. will be the final session.


Toonie public swims are scheduled every Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. during the summer months. The final session will be Aug. 15.


The aquatic centre will be closed from Saturday, Aug. 17 to Saturday, Sept. 7 for the annual maintenance shutdown. The aquatic centre will reopen Sunday, Sept. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m.


Take advantage of the youth open house event held at the Grand Forks Arena viewing room.

This is a great time to offer a registration session for your club or organization or to make information available to the public for youth and children programs in the community. The event takes place on Thursday, Sept. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.

There is no charge to participate but pre-registration is required to reserve a table.


The arena will be open for senior’s hockey starting Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Senior 55-plus will be held every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. Senior 65-plus will be scheduled every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. starting Sept. 4. Drop-in fee is just $5.75 or purchase passes and save.

For information on our summer schedule, please give us a call or visit our website at


– Submtted by Lilly Bryant, GFRec

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