REC REPORT: The season of giving

On Monday, Nov. 28, Grand Forks Recreation (GFREC) will be holding a food bank day at both the arena and aquatic centre.

The Grand Forks Aquatic Centre has been a very busy place on Saturday mornings.

We are coming up to the final session this Saturday but let’s not be disappointed. We are now taking registrations for the winter session, which will start Jan. 28.

If you register before Dec. 31, you will receive a 10 per cent discount off the 2012 rates.

For all those parents and grandparents out there, we have made your Christmas shopping just a little easier for you. You can register the kids over the phone or come in and check out the great deals.


On Monday, Nov. 28, Grand Forks Recreation (GFREC) will be holding a food bank day at both the arena and aquatic centre.

All drop-in programs will be by donation towards the local food bank. Please give generously to those who are less fortunate.

We will be providing a drop-off location at the aquatic centre for the entire week of Nov. 28.


On Wednesday, Nov. 30, Christina Lake morning fitness and the Christina Lake stretching class will be by donations towards the firemen’s hamper basket. Please give back to your community during this time of year.


Thinking about getting in shape in the new year? GFREC has many options for you to choose. We are now taking registrations for our upcoming winter fitness classes.

Shape for 2012 will start Jan. 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the aquatic centre fitness room.  Deadline to register is Jan. 10.

Aquafit to the Max is held every Monday and Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. in the main pool area of the aquatic centre. The winter session will start Monday, Jan. 16. Deadline to register is Jan. 9.


Come out and cheer on our local women and men hockey teams while they host the annual Recreational Hockey Tournament. There are games scheduled throughout this weekend at Grand Forks Arena.


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

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