Posts Tagged ‘recreation’

  • A great partnership

    Aug 14, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, ViewpointNo Comments

    Some may call it the flattest land they have ever seen in Ontario, but Chatham-Kent is gaining ground in also being known as incredibly scenic, with hundreds of kilometres of beautiful, and yes, flat, trails – some urban and some rural. Phase One of the 21....

  • Stay-N-PlayCK runs Instagram contest

    Jul 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    A contest is underway that invites residents to share their summer adventures to showcase the many great things to do in Chatham-Kent. CKRecreation and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent want residents to share photos of their local experiences in the...

  • Movies In The Park return for another season

    Jul 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Relax in your lawn chair, snuggle up in a blanket, pack some snacks, and enjoy the outdoors while watching free movies under the stars on a 20-foot inflatable screen. CKRecreation is bringing back Movies In The Park for its sixth season every Friday night...

  • CKRecreation launches new way to play

    Jul 3, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Finding affordable recreation activities at local parks will be a little easier this summer as CKRecreation launches a new program called Play Pods. This free, recreation-based program gives children and families a chance to play with equipment not normally...

  • Municipal pools open

    Jul 2, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Residents can make a splash as all seven Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s outdoor pools open for the season today. Public swimming is available through drop-in fees or purchase swim passes to save on everyday rates. With the support of community sponsors,...

  • Boat & Rec show coming to Chatham

    Feb 19, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Not content with just helping to deliver the annual Chatham Indoor Car Show, XS Productions is shifting its focus to recreational fun. A week after they host the car show at the John D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham from March 1-3, XS launches the...

  • Learning the ropes

    May 5, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent Parks and Recreation summer student Tara Vanrabaeys, right, works the front-end loader while McGrail Farm Equipment’s Ryan Northcott keeps close watch Tuesday. About 40 municipal summer students from across Chatham-Kent converged on the Prince...

  • Council addresses arena expenses

    Jan 12, 15 • 994 Views • Feature Story, Local News5 Comments

    Proposed changes to arena and canteen services sparked quite a debate at Monday’s regular Chatham-Kent council meeting. Evelyn Bish, director of community development, provided a presentation to council, which outlined various recommendations after...

  • Story & Play time at library

    Jan 7, 15 • 128 Views • LifeNo Comments

    In partnership with CKRecreation, the Chatham Branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library is launching a new program to get children of all ages active this winter season. Story & Play is a combination of literacy learning and physical activity. A storytime...

  • Dresden sports field project gets council support

    May 6, 14 • 763 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    A crowd of 84 supporters were on their feet and applauding after council unanimously supported the LKCS sports facility project in Dresden. At the April 28 meeting, council voted 17-0 in favour of funding 25% of the project ($134,500), which is estimated to...