Antler River Recreation Report

It has been a very busy couple of months here at the Antler River Recreation office! On top of all our regular winter programs, we have also been moving into our new office at Enns Brother Place. We are finally all moved over, and you can find the office in the lobby of the new facility – to your right when you enter the main doors.

Our Get Active! Classes in Melita and Waskada have been going over very well, and participants have been able to try many different fitness classes like P90X, Strong30, Transform, Tabat40, Drums Alive, Zumba, Kickboxing and Yoga. It has been great to be able try these different programs with the different instructors. This program will continue next week and then we will be back in the new year for three more classes.

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Do you enjoy quilting? Would you like to join a quilting group that is for all levels of quiliting? Cotton Attics Quilting Group meets every second Thursday of the month. If you are interested, please call Gloria for more information 204-522-3597.

Our Youth Bowling League has been running since the start of November at the Galaxy Lanes Bowling Alley, and the kids have enjoyed being able bowl after school and learn some new techniques.

We also started rec hockey in Pierson last week, nine kids have come out to participate in this program that runs every Tuesday from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Edward Sport Centre.

Badminton is currently being held at Pierson School Gym on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. and adult volleyball is being held in Waskada on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. These are free programs to participate in. Please bring clean, dry shoes to wear in the school gyms.

Want to know what is going on at Enns Brothers Place? Download the team up app on your smart phone and when prompted, enter the code: ks656gc8fqw44g4at1 or visit

Want to go public skating during the day? The arena is now offering adult public skating from 11:00 – 12:00 on Fridays - $4 drop-in fee.

Kids Open Gym is coming up again this year! It will be held in the gym at Enns Brother Place on Monday’s for all ages from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (on November 25, it will only be held from 6:00-7:00), for pre-school ages on Wednesday’s from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Open gyms times will be held from November 25 – December 16 and January 6 - February 27. The cost to participate is $2/child or $5/family.

ARRD and Two Borders Basketball are excited to offer open run basketball from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. weekly on Sunday’s for boys and girls ages 13 and up. This program will be held at Melita School gym and there is no registration required. Follow @TwoBordersBasketball on Facebook and Instagram for more information or any questions.

Two Paint Nights are being held in Melita. The first will be a Family Paint Night. Register in groups of two and each of you will have a canvas. On the canvas, we will be painting a picture that when put together with your partners canvas makes one complete picture. It will take place on December 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the PVAC Arts Studio (back of the Theatre) and the cost is $40. The second Paint Night, for adult and older teens, will also be held at the Arts Studio on December 11 at 7:00 p.m. We will be painting a snowman picture on canvas (check out our Facebook page or visit me at the office to see the pictures). Cost will be $25/person. Register for both of these classes by December 4.

To register for any of the program listed above or for more information, please contact ARRD at 204-522-8328 or The ARRD office will be closed from December 17 – January 6, during this time, please call and leave a message on the phone or email and I will get back to you when I am back in the office. 

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