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Family Day Fest at Family Leisure Centre

Post Date:02/16/2018 12:28 PM

Medicine Hat – The Family Leisure Centre will host an array of fun, family activities from Noon to 5 p.m. on Family Day – Monday, February 19. Admission is $2 per person.

This year, Family Day at the Family Leisure Centre celebrates with sport-themed fun and some old favorites:
• Kinsmen Aquatic Park
o Swimming – Swim times are regulated in order to maintain capacity levels. Patrons are asked to pick up a ticket when they arrive for one of two swim times throughout the day: 12:15 – 2:15 p.m. or 2:45 – 4:45 p.m.
o Sport-Themed Games – Our Aquatics staff will run fun activities like Relay Races and Waterslide Luge at the following times: 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. and 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. 

• Cenovus Arena
o Noon – 2:00 p.m. Try Sledge Hockey – with the Medicine Hat Adaptive Sport and Recreation Association
Skating – ice will be cleared and flooded as required

• Lobby
o 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Meet Derek Whitson
Derek Whitson is a member of Canada's bronze medal-winning team at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and he wants to meet you! He'll have his Olympic Sledge, Jersey and on display in the main lobby where he will sign autographs and chat with patrons

• Fitness Centre Track
o 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. 60m Sprint – Try out the 60m Sprint Track after a group stretch by Certified Exercise Physiologist Ed Stiles (indoor shoes only will be permitted). Meet in the main lobby by the elevator.

• Gymnasium
o Tot Time – pre-school aged children can expend some energy with our variety of gross motor equipment. Parent supervision is required.
o Champion-themed Games – Program Attendants will lead various games like Biathlon, Skeleton/Luge, Ski Jumping, Curling, Floor Hockey and more

• Fieldhouse
o Inflatable Alley with bounce castles, slides and obstacle courses
o 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Family Nerf Wars – Take aim and join the battle for our popular Nerf Wars. Blasters are supplied while supplies last. All ages welcome.

• Sage Boardroom
o Crafts – make your own Champion-themed craft
• Taco in a Bag, Hot Dogs and Cheeseburgers will be on special in the KINcession

The Fitness Area on the second floor of the Family Leisure Centre will be open for regular use. 

The Family Day Fest is organized by the City of Medicine Hat Parks and Recreation Department. 

For more information, please visit www.medicinehat.ca or call the front desk at the Leisure Centre at 403.502.8566.

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For further information, please contact:

Terra Petryshyn
Recreation Program Coordinator
Parks & Recreation
City of Medicine Hat
403.525.8680

Natalie Sauer
Superintendent of Recreation
Parks & Recreation
City of Medicine Hat
403.529.8344


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