fishing derby


Fishing Derby Varney SVCA Pond                                                                                   Thank you to the annual major corporate and organizational sponsors which include CIBC,  Durham Legion Br#308, West Grey Durham Lions, Cooperators Insurance, GSS Engineering and Hanover Rotary.  Also to Nextera Energy and Eastlink in coming on board this year as platinum sponsors.  Many local business also support this event with smaller cash or merchandise prizes.  There were ~200 youth registrants and almost all caught a fish and took home a prize as well. Another 100 people from Special Groups such as Participation Lodge, Community Living, JDSS  and Rockwood Terrace took in the Free Invitational Special Fishing and Lunch Even on Friday .   All participants were successful with many fish being cleaned for them to take back for their own fish fry.

The event raised $3,000 and has been the major fund raiser for the Fitness Centre over the past fifteen years.  Funds have assisted in meeting operating costs and help finance regular upgrades and new equipment over the years.   THANK YOU to the volunteers who have been so essential to make it all possible.


Sand Volleyball   CO-ED “Fun” League

The adult co-ed “fun” league focuses on the social side of the game, so that players of any level can enjoy an evening of fun and activity with friends. There are no officials or score kept for regular season. However, year end tournament play is officiated and scored to determine a league champion.  Congratulations to the 2015 winners: Summer Setters

Volunteer(s) are needed to help organize and run the 2016 fun league.  Additionally, if anyone has an interest in organizing a second “competitive” adult league or restarting the youth play night are encouraged to contact Dan Sullivan at the Centre.  (519 369 6361!)

Courts are available for public use mid May to September.