Tag Archives: Victoria county

FREE DOWNHILL SKIING – Ski Cape Smokey (March 16)

Ski Cape Smokey
Sunday, March 16
Free Equipment and Pass All Day!
Group lessons available 10 – 12 (Limited Certified Instructors)

You do not want to miss this one! We are wrapping up the 2014 Victoria County Winter ActiveFest with the ultimate Event to end a great WinterFest this year and we want to thank residents and visitors for participating in all the winter activities provided by our Victoria County volunteers, leaders, facility operators and service providers.

Everyone is invited. All Ages and All Abilities. Proudly Presented by: Ski Cape Smokey, Naturally Active Victoria County, Victoria County, “Thrive”, NS Health & Wellness and ECBC

New Podcast Launched this Week By Celtic Colours International Festival

New Podcast Launched this week By Celtic Colours International Festival
Watch Ep. 1 here with Chrissy Crowley. http://ow.ly/ulXeM Each Episode will be about 30 minutes long and follows an interview and live music format. http://youtu.be/Vupzckn2da0

Fishermen and Helpers Licence Renewal

Fishermen and Helpers Licence Renewal
Free information and training drop-in session for the National On-line Licensing System. Indian Brook Fire Hall, Wednesday, March 12, noon to 4:00 p.m.
NOTE: You will no longer receive renewal notices from DFO by mail for your licences and Personal Fishing Registration. Registration may only be done on-line.
See information poster (attached) for dates, times, locations, as well as required documents. Information is also available by calling (902)742-6167

Don Nicholson’s Community Garden Soil & Planting Tips

Don Nicholson’s Community Garden Soil & Planting Tips
Saturday, May 31st
10 am to 12 noon
Baddeck Community Garden (Behind Baddeck Municipal Courthouse)
FREE, Everyone Is Invited to Participate

“Amend soil, physics, how to seed garden, work it and grow it”
GrowYourOwnFoodWorshopVictoria, Subd. B-20130309-02760
Don Nicholson, PSS, has over 30 years of experience as a producer and horticultural consultant. Best known as the owner/operator of Brookside Gardens in Baddeck Valley, and as a regular columnist on CBC Radio’s Information Morning, Don shares his knowledge, and provides all the details necessary to begin your own healthy growing systems this spring

Proudly Presented By the Baddeck and Area Community Market
& Proudly supported by Naturally Active Victoria County and Victoria County Community Garden

ZUMBA fitness – “Try a Class for Free!”

ZUMBA fitness
“Try a Class for Free!”
Thursday March 20, 6-7 pm
Baddeck Academy Gym

8 week session starts March 27th
Certified Instructor: jane Gesner @ 945-2108
Fee: $40 for 8 weeks
Register: March 20 or 27

“Forget About the Workout – Just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the ultimate dance-fitness party”

Let’s Winter Walk

Indoor Walking
February 24-28
MacAuley, Centre, Inverary Resort
FREE, 10 am to 12 noon Daily: February 24-28th
Walk and meet new friends or bring you relatives, friends or co-workers. Proudly presented by Thrive, NS Health & Wellness, Naturally Active Victoria County, Heart & Stroke Walkabout and Inverary Resort.

Winter Walk Day – February 25 in Victoria County
Winter is a wonderful time to walk. Don’t let cold, wind, snow or rain keep you and your friends/co-workers from heading out for a walk and social. Just dress for the weather. Enjoy the many opportunities to go for a walk during our beautiful Canadian Winter and have a chance to win some swag from Heart & Stroke, Walkabout:
-Kate Oland Librarian at Baddeck Library will be leading a walk and social at lunch. For further information: http://www.ourbaddeck.com
-Indoor Walking at Boularderie School 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm in a safe and friendly environment. Participants must bring indoor footwear.
-We encourage workplaces to lead a walk. Victoria County Municipal employees will be walking this day.
– “Heritage Way” Community Walking Path – Alderwood, Baddeck: Open to the community. It is maintained during the winter and is well lit at night! It takes 10 minutes to do 1 lap of the Path and is 1/2 km long or 660 Steps! Warm-up in the community room. For further information, please contact : Wilhelmus van Hal, Director of Recreation, Alderwood Rest Home Phone: (902)295-2644 ext. 226 or by e-mail recreation@alderwoodbaddeck.ca

Winter Walking Safety Tips – Visit Canadian Safety Council Website https://canadasafetycouncil.org/senior-safety/safety-tips-winter-walking
Winter Walk Day is a partnership between Naturally Active Victoria County, Victoria County, Cape Breton Regional Library, CBVRSB, Active & Safe Routes to School, Heart & Stroke Walkabout™, and Take The Roof Off Winter. Take the Roof Off Winter is brought to you by Recreation Nova Scotia

Back To Nature – Girls Only Outdoor Retreat March 28-30

Back To Nature – Winter Outdoor Retreat March 28-30, 2014
Cabot Shores, North Shore-Victoria County
Grades 7, 8 and 9 girls attending Wagmatcookewey, Cabot and Baddeck schools have an opportunity of a lifetime by participating in the 2014 Winter Outdoor Retreat at Cabot Shores, North Shore on the Cabot Trail.

Girls will be introduced to a number of activities learning various skills, participating in a lot of outdoor activities and eating healthy – Back to Nature and Bring Back Winter Play.

Schedule, registration form and permission slips, return to your principal. 14 1st registered at each school are accepted – FREE.
GO Back to Nature Winter Outdoor Retreat Waiver2014PDF
GO Back to Nature Winter Outdoor Retreat TravelPermissionSlip2014PDF
Proudly Supported By: Naturally Active Victoria County, Victoria County, Thrive, NS Health & Wellness, CBVRSB, Wagmatcook.


#For the Girls Winter/Spring Program 2014

#For the Girls Program Grades 7, 8 & 9
FREE at Baddeck Academy – Girls Grades 7, 8 & 9. Program Leader: Cyndi Ingraham cingpersonaltrainer@hotmail.com Please register with Cyndi anytime if not registered (Forms below below)