Town gears up for fall and winter programs

On September 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the Town of Golden recreation services team is hosting the annual community connections and fall registration night.

The expo-style evening provides an ideal place for groups to share their goals and objectives, and for the public to take in dynamic displays and demonstrations from the many recreational opportunities Golden has to offer. It’s also a great way for organizations to network with each other.

“This annual event showcases the many organizations that provide great value to our community,” says Mayor Ron Oszust. “It’s a great way for new and long-time members of our community to be informed, get active, and get involved.”

This year’s event promises to be both informative and fun with a broad range of community interest groups showcasing their services. There will also be children’s activities for the young and young at heart.

Drop by the Town of Golden table to talk about fall and winter programming at the Mount 7 Rec Plex and purchase your universal season’s pass. The universal pass gives you access to a plethora of drop-in programs. That includes badminton, volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer, winter walking, picklebal,l and public skating, to name a few. Recreation services is also working to facilitate more drop-in programming like the new drop-in fitness program and the parent and tot play program at the Rec Plex.

“The Rec Plex is your community facility and we want you to be a part of the action, for yourself, family, and friends,” says manager of recreation services Jordan Petrovics. “This fall and winter, showcase your pride in your community services by becoming a member at the Mount 7 Rec Plex and Golden Arena.”

All user groups, volunteers and interested members of the public are welcome to attend the annual community connections and fall registration night.

Participation for not-for-profit groups in this event is free. For more information on the event call Town Hall at 250-344-2271 or e-mail rec.booking@golden.ca.

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