6th Annual Recreation Summit 2016
Lanark, Leeds & Grenville
Thursday, November 10, 2016
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Montague Centennial Rosedale Hall
657 Rosedale Road South, Montague, ON
Michael Brown, Two-time Olympian (2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing), current Canadian Record Holder for 200m Breaststroke. How he got to the Olympics? What role did recreation and community have? How has this experience influenced him in his career, recreation and community?
Carolyn Sharp, Executive Director, Canadian Fencing Federation; Extensive background in sport management; she has worked at a total of 3 Pan Am and 8 Olympic Games. Municipalities can take advantage of the momentum from Olympic Games to inspire youth and adults. Caroline Sharp will speak to some successful programs that have been implemented in rural communities in sports that are not typically offered outside of larger urban areas.
Capital Investment - Creative Partnerships
- NBA Cares - Augusta St Park and Naismith Basketball Project
- Gerry Lowe Memorial Sens “Rink of Dreams”
Foundations - Creating Local Foundations - Types, Benefits and Local Success Stories
- An opportunity to network
- Silent auction fundraiser
- Annual General Meeting of Rural Recreation Association
Registration is a MUST.
Fee: (includes morning snack, lunch & Rural Recreation Association membership)
- 2016 Members $40
- Non Members $50
Registration deadline: Thursday, November 3, 2016
This education day is open to new and existing members – Municipal staff and leaders, educators, service providers, recreation leaders, and all those involved in Recreation and Outdoor experiences. Please pass this invitation onto anyone who may be interested.
Email the Rural Recreation Association at RRA@healthunit.org