The Township of Woolwich is fortunate to have many volunteer organizations that provide services above and beyond those from the Township. All minor sport organizations are run autonomously from the Township and depend on a core of dedicated volunteers to provide that service or program.
Throughout the Township, six Recreation Associations operate Township parks and facilities on behalf of the Township for the residents of specific settlement areas. Many of these Associations have been in existence for decades, some with a history dating back to the 1950s. Parks with ball diamonds, play equipment, tennis courts, picnic pavilions, recreation centres and more recently, soccer pitches, have been developed in cooperation with the Township through the efforts of the citizens of those settlements. Listed below are the Associations currently operating specific facilities:
Bloomingdale Recreation Association
Bloomingdale Park off Sawmill Road at 1031 Snyder Flats Road. Community Centre, Picnic Shelter which holds 80 people, Baseball Diamonds both lit, sports pad, basketball court, horseshoe pits and playground. Our Community Centre holds 60 people with complete kitchen facilities and is available for family reunions, picnic, showers, birthdays etc. Look for us on facebook. If your would like to receive our Bloomingdale e-newsletters to stay informed of our community happenings subscribe on this link http://www.bloomingdalerec.ca/contact-us. Also you can visit our web site www.bloomingdalerec.ca
37th Annual Strawberry Social-Wednesday, June 19, 2013 5-7:30pm- Come out meet your neighbours and enjoy the fresh bake shortcake topped with delicious ripe strawberries. Simple bbq, Silent Auction, 50/50, playground, music by Menno Valley Sound. FUN FOR ALL AGES! Auction items e-bike donated by ZIP ecoride (reserved bid of $500), Compact Soil 1 cu yard soil ( 2 lots); Ariss Golf & Country Club 18 holes of golf for 2 people with cart $130 value, & Blackberry Bold 9900. Bidding starts at 7:00pm for all items.
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Breslau Recreation Association
Breslau Memorial Park on Joseph Street. Picnic shelter, baseball diamonds, playground, beach volleyball & soccer pitches. Contact Breslau 519-642-9524 or email@example.com for diamond rental. For New Breslau Community Centre Information & Programs or other information visit our website www.breslau.org
Breslau Family Fun Day
Saturday, June 8th, 2-5pm at the Breslau Community Centre.
Toddler and children's playlands and candy floss will be set-up in the parking lot.
Breslau Community Garage Sale
Saturday June 8th, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Breslau Lions Splash Pad Initiative
The Breslau Lions have received approval in principle from Woolwich Township to move forward with plans for a splash pad in Breslau. The Lions plan to officially kick off the fundraising for the splash pad at the Family Day event on June 8th. Please drop by and visit our booth, see how you can make a difference and get involved in this great community project. Representatives of the design company, the Township and the Lions will be present to answer your questions. View each of the three final designs and indicate your favorite with a pocket change donation to the design of your choice, The design receiving the most cash will be the final pick. For more information you can contact Craig Mason, President of the Breslau Lions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Conestogo Recreation Association
Conestogo Community Park on 26 Evening Star Lane. Baseball diamond and playground. Contact Sherrie for information at (519)-664-1044 & Jim (519) 664-2662 for diamond rental.
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Floradale Park Association
Floradale Park on Florapine Road. Baseball diamond and playground. For Park & Diamond Rental contact Gloria 519-669-6025 email@example.com or Customer Service 519-6691647 X 7001 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Heidelberg Recreation Association
Welcome to Heidelberg, the little town with lots of spirit! Our spacious and clean streets provide a great place to go for a stroll or bike ride with your family, or maybe a jog around town. Join us at the Heidelberg Community Park on Lobsinger Line (access also from Venus Crescent) the pride of the community with a groomed lit baseball diamond, picnic shelter, beach volleyball and playground, tennis & basketball court, one of the largest outdoor skating ice rinks in the area and great tobogan hill in the winter. Your Recreation Association has lots of events planned to keep residents entertained. Come and Join in the fun! Watch the large park sign on Lobsinger Line entrance for local events.
Fall Fun Day-Saturday, September 7, 2013- Spend the afternoon in the park with your neighbours, getting reacquainted after summer vacation. Plan for fun for everyone!
Fall Park Clean up Day-Saturday October 19, 2013- Help us to get the park ready for winter. We'll rake leaves, clean up the flower beds, install the rink boards and anything else the park needs before the cold weather settles in once again.
Rink in the Park- Another Heidelberg tradition! Come out and enjoy skating or a game of pick up hockey. Consider becoming a "Heidelberg Hoser", and help to keed the rink cleared and flooded!
Winter Fun Day on Family Day- February 17, 2014- A great day to spend in the park. We'll skate, toboggan, and warm up with some treats. (Weather permitting), For more information or to join our "Green List" for emailed information e-mail email@example.com
Build a Better Booth Campaign to raise funds to build a bigger, better, accessible, safer building for the community. We have our plans drawn up for an accessible community use building. Our wish is to build in 2014, provided we raise our 1/3 of the total cost of the project. Charitable Receipts will be given for any contributions over $25 to the Campaign. Contact the Heidelberg Recreation Association to ask how you can make this dream a reality. For more information or to make a donation monetary or in kind, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Heidelberg Townwide Garage Sale- Saturday, May 10, 2014: 8am-2:00pm
Come out and enjoy the beautiful little town of Heidelberg filled with treasures for every taste. Over 60 homes have participated in this annual event which has been going on for over 20 years. $5/ house is collected by the Heidelberg Parks & Recreation Association from each house taking part in the sale-set up in your garage or driveway. This event goes rain or shine. All proceeds go towards community programs and park revitalization. Come out and enjoy the day in the friendly town of Heidelberg. For more information contact email@example.com or Bev at 519-699-4571
Please join our Green List
Help us cut down on unwanted and expensive paper mailings. Find out first about special town events. Add you name to our "green' email list today by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org .
Want to get more involved? Have some new ideas on activities for your fellow Heidelbergers? Consider joing our Recreation Association! Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at the Olde Heidelberg Tavern and Restaurant.
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Maryhill Recreation Association
Maryhill Heritage Park on St. Charles St.. playground, ice rink in the winter. The new wheelchair accessible Community Centre continues to be the focal point for many activities in the area. Weekly tot programs, senior exercise and card parties are enjoyed by many. The community centre is available for rentals for anniversaries, birthdays, weddings and Christmas parties. Contact Debbie (519) 648-2187.
Maryhill Community Garage Sale-
Maryhill Heritage Park- 58 St. Charles Street E, Maryhill N0B 1M0
Saturday, May 11, 2013 8:00am-12:00pm. Tables may be reserved for $10 with proceeds supporting Maryhill Community Programs.
Happenings in Maryhill
New Horizons Seniors' Group
Calling all Zoomers, Boomers and Seniors in Woolwich Township- Join us to learn, socialize and have fun! The 2013 Fall & Winter Program pormises inspirational and informative speakers ($2 per person). Contact Joan Haid at email@example.com or 519-648-2742. The meetings went well and we will continue in Fall of 2013. We meet the second Thursday of each month September thru May, 10 am- 11:30 am at the Maryhill Heritage Park Community Centre 58 St. Charles St. E. Maryhill.
Maryhill Firefighters 3rd Annual Community Breakfast
Sunday October 20th 8am-12 pm
Please join us at the Maryhill Community Centre for a delicious buffet breakfast. For tickets and information contact Mark at 519-648-2192.
Sunday October 27th
Please join us at the Marhill Community Centre and dress up in your favourite costume! For more information or to donate baked goods, contact Cathy at 519-648-3167.
Knights of Columbus Vegas Night
Saturday November 16, 8-11 pm
Join us for a fun and exciting evening at the Bridgeport Rod & Gun Club.
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