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Orioles Bike Cage Opening Soon!

Bike Cage is set to open April 20th, with our standard hours of 6:00pm – 8:30pm on Tuesdays. We will be following public health regulations to ensure everyone can remain safe during these times. Please be patient as we work out any unforeseen complications and we look forward to seeing you at the Bike Cage!

Illegal Dumping

This is a friendly reminder that dumping your garbage in our bin is illegal and redirects the cost of disposal onto the club as it is the community centre’s responsibility, not the city’s, to dispose of garbage on the property. Disposal of other people’s garbage may redirect funds that may have otherwise been used to provide affordable programming for all who enjoy our centres and we pride ourselves in providing some of the lowest fees for our various programming. Thank … Continue reading

Anti-Racism Toolkit for Kids from the City of Winnipeg

Recreation Services, with support from Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education, has developed a child-friendly toolkit which includes a variety of activities geared towards children aged 6-12 years old.  The kit is designed to complement the work that community groups and educators may already be doing, but the activities can also be introduced at home.  All activities are participatory, and explore Anti-Racism and Inclusion themes.   Children will have the opportunity to participate in a design challenge where they … Continue reading

Mini Soccer 2021 Pre-Registration

Due to the uncertainty of Covid, we are currently pre-registering for Mini Soccer. VCC will be adhering to the current government health regulations and may cancelled at any point, up to or during the season. We will be collecting fees once we have confirmed that we may proceed with the Mini Soccer season. Please make sure you have an up to date email as all information correspondence will be happening through email. All information, including rules and protocols, will be … Continue reading

Free Seniors Tax Clinic 2021

Jumpstart #PlayFromHome March Break Camp 2021

Jumpstart is launching its first-ever #PlayFromHome March Break Camp! This FREE, online camp will feature one week’s worth of programming aimed at keeping kids active and engaged at home. With the help of partner organizations and a special guest, each day will be packed with fun activities and challenges. To accommodate varying March break dates, Jumpstart March Break Camp will become available to kids across Canada starting March 15th. To sign up, click here to register for your March Break.

Spring 2021 Basketball Season

***Spring 2021 Basketball Season Information***   Hello Westend, We have some exciting news in regards to our spring 2021 basketball from WMBA that we would like to share with you. Please keep in mind that they are following the Public Health Guidelines and depending on how things evolve, this information can change at anytime. This is what we have so far and WMBA should have more information for us to put out in the next few days to a week. … Continue reading

Rink Update Spring 2021

Hey Westend! With the weather being so nice lately, the rink season is now closed. The season was short but we hope you were able to have some fun!

Healthy Baby during Covid early 2021

WEST END HEALTHY BABY GROUP Every Tuesday from 1:30 – 2:30 we offer a virtual Healthy Baby program for prenatal and postnatal moms with children under the age of one. This program is free and requires no registration. It is a great way to meet new parents! At the virtual groups we have a Public Health Dietician available to answer any questions you may have regarding yourself or your baby. We mail out milk coupons to pre and postnatal moms … Continue reading

Covid-19 Rink Update January 2021

Just a quick update about our rink at our Clifton site! We have arranged to get a timer installed at the rink so that people can enjoy the rink during the evening. We hope to have the work done by mid week but check for an official announcement.   In the mean time, we have volunteers to turn the lights on today, Friday night and tomorrow, Saturday night from 530 until 10pm. And then again Sunday and Monday from 530 … Continue reading