Recreation

Posted Friday, March 10, 2017

What's My Line ImprovPerformer, playwright, director, and instructor are some of the many roles Cornwall native Brett Desrosiers has had throughout her career in the theatre world. Having traveled Ontario as a performer, Mrs. Desrosiers will be bringing her talents home as she begins instructing improv camps at the Benson Centre starting in March.
Featuring a youth course and adult course, participants will have the opportunity to learn how to think on their feet and create skits with different...

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Posted Wednesday, March 01, 2017

March BreakMarch Break is just around the corner and the City of Cornwall has a variety of activities planned to keep children and families busy during the break!
Between Monday, March 13th and Friday, March 17th, there will be no shortage of fun things to do at the Benson Centre, Aquatic Centre and Cornwall Public Library.
"We have something for everyone this March Break," said Lorne Taillon, Leisure Arts Coordinator.
Please note there are space limits on some programs so residents...

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Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hockey Day in CornwallAs temperatures reached an untraditional high on Saturday, February 18th, one tradition remained - celebrating Canada’s game.
Cornwall hosted hockey-related events at four outdoor rinks across the city in Menard, Memorial, Alexander, and Grant Parks.
While the warm weather may have kept some away, dozens of children showed up at the parks to take part in the festivities and receive free tickets to Colts and Nationals games and coupons for Play It Again Sports.
Although...

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Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2017

JumpstartEvery year across Canada, thousands of parents register their children for organized sports leagues. For some, cost isn’t a concern, but for others it may be the deciding factor on whether or not their child will be able to participate in organized sports.
Recognizing that every child has the right to play organized sports, regardless of their financial situation, Canadian Tire created the Jumpstart program in 2005 to provide children of lower-income families the opportunity...

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Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017

BicyclesThe Share the Road Cycling Coalition (Share the Road) has announced the latest Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for Ontario and the City of Cornwall has made the list.
The following communities were awarded new Bicycle Friendly status, all at the Bronze level: The City of Cornwall, City of Cambridge, Town of Collingwood, City of Temiskaming Shores and Town of Whitby. Kingston, London and Markham were all renewed at the Bronze level designation, with Honourable Mentions...

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