Pickleball, judo offered at Athletics Centre
Looking for something different to do to get into shape and have some fun? The Athletics Centre at Trent University is offering drop-in pickleball and adult judo starting next week and running until June 29.
Pickleball is a combination of table tennis, badminton and tennis played on a badminton court with paddles and a whiffle ball. Run by athletic centre members, this drop-in activity runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Both new and experienced players are welcome.
The cost is 25 drop-in sessions for $103.75, or 15 for $67.50. A single drop-in costs $5.50. Members and Trent students play for free. Register at the Sales Centre Welcome Desk.
Adult Judo runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. (with no classes the week of June 4-8). This program will help develop respect, control, calmness, will power, perseverance and confidence while also developing fitness, flexibility, balance, endurance and self-defence. The cost is $143.45 for members, $211.45 for non-members.
To register visit trentu.ca/ athletics/programs/adult-registered-programs. To see all classes and activities available at the Athletic Centre check out their new online spring brochure.
Want to grow food this summer, but don’t have the space? Individual community garden plots are available at the Trent Vegetable Gardens at Trent University. The Gardensalso offer learning opportunities, work bees, workshops, potlucks and more. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, TVG is seeking new board members. If you are interested in being involved with the governance of the TVG and developing new skills email email@example.com with questions or interest.
Environment Day Camp
Registration is open for Camp Kawartha Environment Centre day camps and spaces are filling fast. Sessions are offered weekly through the summer until August 24 for children ages 6-12. Additionally, there is a Wild Clover Camp for kids ages 4-7 and a Leadership Camp for youth ages 12-15 offered July 30 to August 3.
The camp is located at 2505 Pioneer Rd., near Trent University. For more information and to register visit campkawartha.ca/ environmental-education-centre/environmental-day-camps/
Spring clean your body and mind with Julia O’Byrne, Registered Holistic Nutritionist at the Play Café at Brookdale Plaza, Chemong Rd., on Wed. April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Kick the sugar habit and cravings and improve your energy, skin and body image. Participants will detox from sugar together for five days. Meal plans will be provided.
The cost is $15 (plus tax) in advance or $20 (plus tax) at the door. Pre-registration is required. To register call 705-8743517 or email Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions email Julia at email@example.com
PETERBOROUGH OSTEOPOROSIS GROUP MEETING: Thursday at 1 p.m. at Activity Haven, 180 Barnardo Ave. Topic: Protein, Vt K ‘Other’ Nutrients for Bone Health. Call Cathy Pearcy, Community Engagement Coordinator, at 705-761-0223.
ACTIVITY HAVEN LADIES NIGHT OUT: Wednesday. Chicken and rice dinner, Fashions by Lisa from Stonehouse Garden & Gift. $12. Tickets must be purchased by tomorrow at the office, 180 Barnardo St. Call 705-8761670.
14Th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: P.R. Community and Student Association (Sadleir House) Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Sadleir House, 751 George St. N. All welcome.
Pickleball, a sport that draws from tennis and badminton, is growing in popularity. Drop-in play is available at the Trent Athletics Centre.