Recreation

Brunswick Historical Society bell tower project questioned by parks and recreation committee

BRUNSWICK, Ohio — An effort by the Brunswick Area Historical Society to preserve the 1852 bell from the former First Christian Church adjacent to Towslee Elementary School has met with some resistance from members Brunswick City Council.

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The historical society’s plan calls for reconstructing the church bell tower at the Heritage Farm property, at 4613 Laurel Road, where a new building to house artifacts from 200 years of Brunswick Schools history is also being constructed.

At a Jan. 25 Brunswick City Council parks and recreation committee meeting, committee members expressed reservations with erecting the proposed 12-foot bell tower

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RCMP issue tickets for parking illegally on Highway 1A near Grotto recreation area



a sign on the side of a snow covered mountain: Popular hiking and skating areas like Gap Lake and the Grotto Mountain Day Use Area have seen an increase in people blatantly disregarding parking signs, RCMP say.


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Popular hiking and skating areas like Gap Lake and the Grotto Mountain Day Use Area have seen an increase in people blatantly disregarding parking signs, RCMP say.

People headed to the mountains for some weekend recreation caused a traffic and parking hazard near the Grotto Mountain recreation area last weekend as they parked illegally, walked on the road and performed sudden U-turns, Canmore RCMP say.

This week, some may be waking up to parking tickets in the mail. 

RCMP are reminding motorists that it is illegal to park on the roadway, parking lane or shoulder of a

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Municipalities near Edmonton take different approaches to reopening recreation spaces as restrictions lift



a sign in a parking lot: The City of Edmonton's recreation centres will close again end-of-day Friday as a result of the new provincial COVID-19 restrictions.


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The City of Edmonton’s recreation centres will close again end-of-day Friday as a result of the new provincial COVID-19 restrictions.

Municipalities around the Edmonton area are taking different approaches to the limited reopening of recreational facilities as the province begins to lift some restrictions next week.

Starting Monday, one-on-one training by certified instructors will be allowed in indoor recreational facilities in Alberta, but team sports aren’t permitted. School-related sports and recreation for children are an exception to the group sport rule.

Leduc Mayor Bob Young said most of the city’s recreational facilities will open Monday

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Newport Beach City Hall Reopens For In-Person Permit And Planning Services, Outdoor Recreation Resumes On Feb. 8

With the state stay-at-home order lifted and COVID-19 cases decreasing, Newport Beach City Hall will resume some services to the public on Monday, February 8, with social distancing measures in place, including mandatory face coverings. Many outdoor recreation programs will start to resume next week.

Since January 11, applications for planning, building, public works or fire permits and plan checks have been handled through designated drop boxes outside City Hall. Beginning Monday, those services will be provided indoors.

The Cashier’s Office will also reopen for in-person transactions.

“Ski Week” camps will begin February 15, followed by a full array of

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Bangor Parks & Recreation offers discounted tickets for skiers

BANGOR — Bangor Parks & Recreation is offering discounted lift tickets to Sugarloaf Mountain at a price way below what the ski resort normally charges. These tickets are to be used on Sunday, Feb. 7. 

Available are one-day tickets for Sunday, Feb. 7. Rates are $56 for adults, young adults (6-18) $50 and seniors (65+) $50. Purchase your tickets online at www.bangorparksandrec.com or at our Recreation Office by 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4. 

Those with tickets purchased through this program must meet at The Rack restaurant (5016 Access Road, Carrabassett Valley) on Sunday morning between 8:15 and 9:30 a.m.

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Recreation and Wellness massage therapy packages available through Valentine’s Day

Recreation & Wellness is offering a two-week special on massage therapy packages from today through Valentine’s Day.

These reduced-rate packages offer discounted pricing on massage therapy sessions, which the purchaser can use or give to family members or friends. It is not required that the same person use all three sessions.

The specials are:

  • Three 60-minute massages for $165.
  • Three 90-minute massages for $220.

Both massage therapy options involve manipulating muscle and connective tissues, including focused relief of tension areas to promote relaxation. Massages are given in the Wellness Suite at the Cordova Recreational Sports Center (Co-Rec).

Purdue students, faculty,

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