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Sports Week in Merritt - National Celebration of Sport - Free Try-It Events

Nov 14 to 21, 2015

Sports Day in Canada is a national celebration of sport, from grassroots to high performance. It’s an opportunity for all Canadians to celebrate the power of sport, build community and national spirit, and facilitate healthy, active living.

In celebration of sports in Merritt, FREE try-it events are offered all week throughout the community. Try something new and see how fun healthy, active living can be.

While visiting, don’t forget to collect stamps or initials for each activity you try. Once you’ve collected 5 stamps, return your passport to the Civic Centre or the Aquatic Centre to have your name entered in a draw for some great prizes!

Monday Nov 16

Coquihalla Taekwon Do
At 1755 Coldwater Ave
Contact: Ed Nedokus 250-378-2186
6-6:30pm Beginners 4-6 yrs
6:30-7:30pm Beginners 7-12 yrs
7:30-8:30pm Advanced 13+yrs

Merritt & District Tennis Club
At Civic Centre
Contact: Harbans Sandhu 250-378-5687 Diane Quinn 250-378-4501
4-5pm  Youth, adults, seniors
Racquets will be available

Beaver Scouts
At Diamond Vale Elementary
Contact: Karen Pare 250-378-2706
6-7pm  5-7 yrs

Public Skating
At NV Arena
Contact: Civic Centre 250-315-1050
6:45-7:45pm all ages

 

Merritt & District Senior Association
At 1675 Tutill Ct
Contact: Phyllis Reilly 250-378-3763
1:30-2:30pm Seniors Exercise

Tuesday Nov 17

Nicola Valley Minor Lacrosse Association
At Merritt Central Elementary
Contact: Bernard Manuel 250-315-3457
6-8pm  5-10 yrs
All equipment will be supplied

Mother Goose
At ICS 2975 Clapperton Ave
Contact: Sharon 250-378-9676
10-11am 0-5 yrs with parent

Merritt Youth Soccer Association
At Diamond Vale Elementary gym
Contact: Kelly Donaldson 250-320-8080
5:30-8:30pm Grade 4-7
Preregistration required

Gymnastics
At Civic Centre
Contact: 250-315-1050
10-11am 0-4 yrs with parents
5-6pm  5-9 yrs
6-7pm  10-15 yrs
Preregistration required

Merritt & District Senior Association
At 1675 Tutill Ct
Contact: Phyllis Reilly 250-378-3763
1-2pm  Seniors Bingo
7-8pm  Seniors Duplicate Bridge

Wednesday Nov 18

Pickleball
At Old CMS gym 2975 Clapperton Ave
Contact: Civic Centre 250-315-1050
6:30-8:30pm Teens, adults, seniors

Healthy Beginnings
At ICS 2975 Clapperton Ave
Contact: Trish Rodie 250-378-9676
1-3pm  0 -5 years with parent

Girl Guides
At Merritt Central Elementary
Contact: Danica Vere 250-936-8398
4:30-5:30 Rangers 15-17 yrs
6-7pm  Pathfinders 12-14 yrs

Junior Lifeguarding
At Aquatic Centre
Contact: 250-378-6662
3:45-4:45pm 7-15 yrs
Preregistration required

Merritt & District Senior Association
At 1675 Tutill Ct
Contact: Phyllis Reilly 250-378-3763
1:30-2:30pm Seniors Carpet Bowling

Thursday Nov 19

Coquihalla Taekwon Do
At 1755 Coldwater Ave
Contact: Ed Nedokus 250-378-2186
6-6:30pm Beginners 4-6 yrs
6:35-7:30pm Beginners 7-12 yrs
7:30-8:30pm Advanced 13+yrs

Fireside Centre
At 2026 Granite Ave
Contact: Stacy Wormell 250-315-3323
3:30-7:30pm 13-18 yrs

Merritt & District Senior Association
At 1675 Tutill Ct
Contact: Phylis 250-378-3763
1-2pm  Seniors Floor Curling

Friday Nov 20

Fireside Centre
At 2026 Granite Ave
Contact: Stacy Wormell 250-315-3323
3:30-7:30pm 13-18 yrs

Nicola Valley Figure Skating Club
At Shulus Arena 2164 Neale Rd
Contact: Jill Starrs 250-378-0114
Following programs observation only and questions
3:15-3:45pm Pre-CanSkate 3+ beginners
3:20-4:05pm CanSkate all ages beginners
4:05-4:25pm Junior Academy beginner figure skating
4:15-5:15pm StarSkate advance figure skating
Free Skate with instructors,  open to all
5:15-6:15pm all ages with hot chocolate

Into to Syncro
At Aquatic Centre
Contact: 250-378-6662
3:45-4:45pm 7-15 yrs
Preregistration required

Merritt & District Senior Association
At 1675 Tutill Ct
Contact: Phyllis Reilly  250-378-3763
7-8pm  Seniors Rummoli

Saturday Nov 21

Merritt Curling Club
At Curling Centre
Contact: Susan Newton 250-378-9659
1-2pm  Youth 6+, adults, seniors

Merritt Mountain Biking
At corner of Grimmet and Ponderosa
1pm  Beginners bike loop
Weather permitting/Coffee and donuts

Jersey Day
Dig out your favourite jersey, team or club uniform and wear it to work, school or play.