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Soccer Registration Open

Soccer Registration will run from February 27th to March 3rd. 

Free Winter Activities Around the city

The City will be hosting free winter activities for youth and families this February and March.  Get out and get active with these upcoming events and programs:

Family Day Skate
A free Family Day skate will be offered on Monday, February 20, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Clarence Downey Speed Skating Oval (Oval) (Dudley Street and Avenue R South in the Gordon Howe Complex) featuring a DJ, skating lessons, and other winter activities.  There will also be free skating at the Cosmo Civic Centre Arena (3130 Laurier Drive) from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Free games, arts, and crafts will be available in the Cosmo Civic Centre gym from 200 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

There are vending machines, change rooms, and public washrooms for convenience at both locations.  Speed skates are not needed to enjoy skating at the Oval; however, please bring your own skates and safety gear as rentals are not available.

Please note, if the temperature reaches -25˚C or below with the wind chill, the outdoor event will be cancelled, and all participants should go to the indoor skate at the Cosmo Civic Centre.

Learn to Skate Program
For youth ages 2 to 12 years.  From February 18 to March 19, drop in to a free skating program at one of the locations below.  No experience is necessary.  Participants must bring their own skates and CSA-approved winter helmets.  Please note, children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult or responsible caregiver.

  • North Park (1416 7th Avenue North)
    Saturdays,10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     
  • Holliston (1151 Louise Avenue)
    Saturdays, 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
     
  • St. George (7478 Redberry Road)
    Sundays,10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     
  • Greystone Heights (2711 Main Street)
    Sundays,  1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Winter Play Program

For youth ages 2 to 12 years.  Drop in from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays from February 18 to March 19, for winter games and activities such as snow squirt art, penguin races, snow soccer, and plenty more at the following locations:

  • Holliston (1151 Louise Avenue)
     
  • Greystone Heights (2711 Main Street)
     
  • Westmount (306 Avenue L North)

Each location has a heated warm-up building.  Please note, if the temperature reaches ‑25˚C or below with the wind chill, the program will be cancelled.

February Break Camps
Free activities will be held at Cosmo Civic Centre (3130 Laurier Drive) for youth ages 10 to 14 years.

  • Tuesday, February 21 –SCYAP Art Program
    Participants will make buttons, masks and scratch art.
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; or 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
     
  • Wednesday, February 22 - Basketball Camp
    A half day of skill development for participants
    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; or 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To register for the SCYAP Art Program or Basketball Camp, please call 306-975-3378 by Friday, February 17, 2017.

  • Thursday, February 23 - Open Gym
    Drop in to use the gym and variety of sports equipment.  Registration not required.
    10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
 

Briarwood Lake Rink Closed

The Briarwood lake ice scating/ hockey rink is closed due to unstable ice conditions determined by the Saskatoon Fire Department. Please do not use for the time being.

Soccer Volunteers Needed

The Briarwood Community Association requires many volunteers to be able to run our soccer program. Volunteers can be parents/guardians, older siblings, grandparents, community members, high school or university students.

Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers are needed for each team- free training is provided and is mandatory for coaches.

Kinder Soccer Coordinator – duties include attending kinder soccer each week (only on your child’s night), unlock the equipment, make sure coaches pick it up and return it, answering questions and communicating with the soccer coordinator.

Soccer equipment manager-duties include taking inventory of equipment, sorting and assigning to teams, organizing pick-up and helping to order new equipment (this person will work in cooperation with the soccer coordinator)

Indoor Fitness Programs – Winter 2017

Whether you exercise as part of your ongoing fitness regime, or you resolve to be more active in the coming new year, BCA offers a variety of fitness programs to help you meet your fitness objectives.  All classes are held in the Briarwood Community Centre, conveniently close to home, and run for ten sessions. On our site at www.briarwoodca.com click on online registration and browse a description of the programs that we offer, meet our experienced and qualified instructors, and register in your favorite program.  Our online registration opens January 2 and closes on January 13. Payment by Visa or MasterCard is required at time of registration.  Class size is limited, registration is first come, first registered, so signup early to secure your place in class!

Program

Age

Time

Day

Start Date

End Date

Cost

Beginner Yoga

14+

5:30–6:45 PM

Wednesday

Jan 18

March 22

$60

Core Strength

14+

7:00–8:00 PM

Monday

Jan 16

March 20

$60

Intermediate Yoga

14+

7:00–8:15 PM

Wednesday

Jan 18

March 22

$60

Pilates - all levels

14+

5:30–6:30 PM

Monday

Jan 16

March 20

$60

Sculpt and Cardio

14+

7:00–8:00 PM

Thursday

Jan 19

March 23

$60

Zumba

16+

6:45–7:45 PM

Tuesday

Jan 17

March 21

$60