Programs (West)

Children & Youth

Active Start

Active Start Summer Outdoor Program (focus on Soccer and Tball)- Ages 3-5
Physical Activity is essential for healthy childhood development.  The Active Start Program will help children born in 2012-2014 enjoy being active, learn to move efficiently and improve coordination and balance. 

Programs offered at:
Bloomfield Elementary - Coming in Spring 2018!
Ellerslie Elementary - Coming in Spring 2018!
Ecole Pierre Chiasson- Coming in Spring 2018!
Ecole Evangeline - Coming in Spring 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

After School Activity Hour Program

After School Activity Hour

Our after school programs provide a safe and non-competitive environment for children to have fun and be active!
Currently being offered in the following schools:

Miscouche Consolidated - Coming again in 2018!
Ellerslie Elementary - Thursdays (gr. 3-6) for 12 weeks beginning Feb. 8
                                             - Fridays (gr. K-2) for 6 weeks beginning Jan. 12
Bloomfield Elementary - Thursdays (gr. K-2) for 6 weeks beginning Jan. 11
Ecole EvangelineComing in late 2017-2018!

For more information, or to pre-register, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

After School Ski Program

After School Ski Program

The 10-week after school cross country ski program allows children in grade K-9 an opportunity to try the sport in a fun, non-competitive environment at the Mill River Ski Park.  Program will occur on Tuesdays, beginning January 16th (weather impending) from 3:30-5pm. Cost is $30/child, $50/family which includes ski rental and trail fee. 

For more information, or to pre-register please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Biathlon

Biathlon Bears Program- Ages 8-14
Great opportunity for children age 8-14 to try the sport of Biathlon (skiing and shooting).  This 8-week program will occur on Fridays from 3:30-6pm at the Mill River Ski Park.  Cost is $97 which includes ski rentals, healthy snacks each week and each participant will receive a hoodie.  Bus transportation to the program is available for students from Bloomfield and O'Leary Elementary schools. 

For more information, or to pre-register please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

DancePL3Y

DancePL3Y

Come PLAY with DANCE! Join our trainers: Toni Geary and Marion Inman and enjoy DancePL3Y-- The world leader in developing physical literacy through dance. Coming soon!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

March Break Fun Day

March Break Fun Day - Miscouche- Ages 5-12

Join us for a FREE activity day at the Miscouche Community Centre. It is for children 5+. Children are required to bring indoor sneakers, water, and snacks. Coming March 2018!

March Break Fun Day - Trout River- Ages 5-12

Join us for a FREE activity day at Trout River Natural Area, 36927 Hwy 2, Carleton. It is for children 5+. Children must bring snack, water, and dress for the weather. Coming March 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Precision Shooting Program

Precision Shooting Program

Children born 2002-2009 are welcome to join us to learn proper gun safety and practice safe target shooting!  This 4-week program will be led by certified instructor, Becky Wedge and offered at Bloomfield Elementary school.  Cost is $20/child. Coming in Summer of 2018! 

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Summer Art & Nature program

Summer Art & Nature Program

Children born 2005-2011 are welcome to join our Art & Nature Program, which will include artist, Sara Perry leading the group in completing a painting they are able to take home!
Ellerslie Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
St. Louis Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
Bloomfield Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
Ecole Evangeline - Coming in Summer 2018!
Miscouche Consolidated - Coming in Summer 2018!
Cost is $25.  Program will run from 9am-4pm and children are required to bring lunch, snacks, water and sneakers.  

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Summer Sport Day Program

Summer Sport Day Program

Children born 2004-2010 are welcome to join us for a FREE Day Program with focus on Sports in the following locations:
Ellerslie Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
St. Louis Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
Bloomfield Elementary - Coming in Summer 2018!
Miscouche Consolidated - Coming in Summer 2018!
Program will run from 9am-4pm and children are required to bring lunch, snacks, water and sneakers.  

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Summer Sport Registration

Sign your child up for minor soccer,  or active start this summer to keep them active! Registration dates in each community are as follows:
Tignish Village Office - TBD
Alberton Town Hall - TBD
O'Leary Alice Duncan Centre - TBD
Ellerslie Ball Field Clubhouse - TBD
Evangeline School - TBD
Information on age and cost will be sent home through each elementary school prior to the registration date.  For more information contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856

Triathlon

Kids of Steel - Triathlon Camp
Opportunity for children age 5-14 to try the sport of Triathlon (swim, bike, run).  Program will take place at Mill River Aquaplex and children must bring swim suit, goggles (PFD if required), bicycle or tricycle and helmet, running shoes, snack and water.  Cost is $25/1 child, $40/2 children $50/3 children.  Coming Summer 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Try Badminton

Try Badminton is an opportunity for children in grade 4-6 at Ellerslie Elementary to learn the sport of badminton. This 4-week program is free and the leader will be Nancy MacKinnon. Coming again in 2018! Please contact Toni at  geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information. 

Try Hockey

Try Hockey

This free 6-week program will introduce children in grade K-6 (not enrolled in Minor Hockey) to the sport of Hockey. All equipment is provided with the exception of skates.

O'Leary Community Sports Centre- Coming again in Winter 2018-2019!
Tignish Credit Union Arena - Coming Winter 2017-2018!
Jacques Cartier Memorial Arena, Alberton - Mondays from 3:30-4:20pm, starting January 15th
Tyne Valley Community Sports Centre - Wednesdays from 3:30-4:20pm, starting January 17th
Evangeline Recreation Centre - Coming Winter 2017-2018!

For more information, or to pre-register, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

All Ages

Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day Celebration

Join us from 10am-12pm on July 1 at Cascumpec School to Celebrate Canada Day! Face painting, games, prizes, BBQ and cake - event is for all ages and is FREE. For more information contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Hide and Seek Tag

Hide & Seek Tag

O'Leary

Join us for the Island's Biggest Game of Hide an Seek Tag at Centennial Park in O'Leary.  Game starts at 6:30pm, so don't be late! All ages are welcome (children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult) to get their hearts racing and enjoy healthy snacks! Please bring your own flashlight. Coming in Fall of 2018!

Tyne Valley Oyster Festival

Bring your family, flashlights, and sneakers, and enjoy some hide and seek tag- in the dark! The event is FREE and suitable for all ages (under 12 must be accompanied by an adult). The event will be in partnership with the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, and will be held at Green Park! Coming in Summer of 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Kayak Excursions

Free Kayak Excursions are planned for moderate to experienced kayakers that want to explore new areas.  Kayaks are available for use but you must pre-register by contacting Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856. Coming in Summer of 2018!

Kayak Rentals

Free Kayak Rentals at Trout River Natural Area (36927 Hwy 2, Carleton). Kayak experience is suggested - This is unsupervised and at your own risk. Children age 9-18 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Coming in Summer 2018!

For more information contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856.

Learn to Run 5K

Learn to Run 5k

A 10-week walk-to-run program designed for beginners, led by a community volunteer.  The group meets once per week, with the expectation that participants follow a training program on their own outside of the L2R group.  All program graduates will complete a 5K run upon completion of the program.  Check out the L2R programs being offered in the Western Region:
Tignish - Coming Spring 2018!
Alberton - Coming Spring 2018!
O'Leary - Coming Spring 2018!
Ellerslie - Coming Spring 2018!
Evangeline - Coming Spring 2018!
Miscouche - Coming Spring 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Learn to Run 10K
Learn to Run 10k
The L2R 10K program is meant for L2R 5K graduates or those who are able to walk and run a 5K distance and want to increase their running stamina.  This 10-week program will progressively teach your body to go from running a 5K to a 10K distance.  All program graduates will complete a 10K run upon completion of the program.  Check out the L2R 10K programs being offered in the Western Region:
Tignish - Coming Spring 2018!
Alberton - Coming Spring 2018!
Tyne Valley - Coming Spring 2018!
For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.
Learn to Run Half Marathon (21K)

Learn to Run Half Marathon (21k)

If you are ready to take your running to the next level, this is the program for you! 

Coming in Spring 2018! For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Moonlight Snowshoe Excursions

Moonlight Snowshoe Excursions

Enjoy the beauty of the full moon as you snowshoe. Snowshoes are available free of charge, limited supply only.
*Please bring your own flashlight! Campfire, hot chocolate and snacks are available. Event will occur at Trout River Natural Area (36927 Hwy #2 in Carleton). Join us from 7-9pm:

Jan. 30
Mar. 1
Mar. 29

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Prince County Exhibition Run

Prince County Exhibition Run

5K/10K Run taking place at the Old Stone Station, Alberton.  Cost is $10/person. Coming in Summer of 2018!

Potato Blossom Run

Potato Blossom Run

5K/10K Run taking place at O'Leary Elementary School.  Cost is $10/person. Coming in Summer of 2018!

Public Skating

Public Skating in the Western Region!

O'Leary- Community Sports Centre:
Pre school Skate- Tuesdays 9:30am & Fridays 10:30am
Adult Skate- Tuesdays 10:30am & Fridays 9:30am
Public Skate- Check www.olearyrink.blogspot.com for dates!

Alberton- Jacques Cartier Memorial Arena:
Pre School Skate- :Wednesdays 10-11am
Seniors Skate- Wednesdays 9-10am
Public Skate- Sundays 1:50-2:50pm ($2)

Tyne Valley- Community Sports Centre:
Pre School Skate- Wednesdays 10-11am 
Seniors Skate- Wednesdays 9-10am
Public Skate- Sundays 12:30-2:30pm ($2)

Evangeline- Recreation Centre:
Pre School Skate- Sundays 10:30-11:30am ($5/family)
Public Skate- Sundays 1-2pm ($2 students; $2.50 adults)

Tignish- Credit Union Arena:
Pre School Skate- Tuesdays 11:30-12:30pm 
Seniors Skate- Wednesdays 1-2pm 
Public Skate- Sundays 4-5pm 
For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing at Trout River Natural Area!

The 8km (round trip) trail is open to use at your own risk anytime for hiking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing! The David Biggar Memorial Interpretive Centre will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-6pm with snowshoes to use free of charge.  You won't regret taking the time to enjoy this trail 36927 Hwy #2, Carleton. 

Snowshoeing Wellington Winter Carnival! 

Join our snowshoeing outing during the Wellington Winter Carnival. The Event will take place on Saturday, February 24th at 10am, with the group meeting at Wellington Park. Snowshoes will be provided.

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Try Archery
Try Archery
Want to try something new or enhance your archery skills? Cost is $2/person, $5/family.  Join us on Wednesdays, beginning January 10th! Beginners: 7:30-8:15pm and experienced archers: 8:15-9pm. Must be 12 years or older, all abilities and skill levels welcome.

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Try Geocaching

Try Geocaching

Geocaching is a free real-world outdoor treasure hunt and we are providing you with an opportunity to try it with experienced geocachers.  Anyone is welcome to join the group (children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult). Coming again in Winter of 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Try Kayaking
Try Kayaking
We are excited to introduce anyone over the age of 9 to kayaking this summer for free! (Children between the age of 9-12 must be accompanied by an adult during this activity) If you own your own PFD, please bring it, we will have some but sizing may not be optimal.  Drop into these locations during the scheduled time and we will ensure you have a chance to try this great activity!
Coming in Summer of 2018!
For more information contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856.
Veggie Box Program

Veggie Box Program

A Veggie Box contains a variety of healthy vegetables produced by a local farmer.  Veggie Box Pick Up is once/week at a designated location in Nail Pond, Alberton, Carleton, O'Leary, Ellerslie, Richmond and Summerside.  This is a great way to eat healthy, save money and support local farmers! You pay the farmer directly each week but you must pre-register by contacting Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856. Program will begin again in Summer of 2018!

Winter Warrior Challenge

Winter Warrior Challenge

Great opportunity to start 2017 off on a healthy note!  Sign up with Tammy at the David Biggar Memorial Interpretive Centre at Trout River Natural Area, 36927 Hwy #2, Carleton and track the amount of kms you snowshoe on the trail during the month of February for a chance to win a new pair of snowshoes! Contact Tammy at 859-1552 or Toni at 859-8856 for more information.

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Adults/Older Adults

Archery

Want to try something new or enhance your archery skills? Cost is $2/person, $5/family.  Join us on Wednesdays, beginning January 10th! Beginners: 7:30-8:15pm and experienced archers: 8:15-9pm. Must be 12 years or older, all abilities and skill levels welcome.

Please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856 for more information!

Badminton

Join an Adult Badminton Program:
Bloomfield Elementary: Wednesdays for 8 weeks beginning January 10th from 6:30-8:30pm
John J. Sark Memorial: Wednesdays beginning January 10th from 6-9pm
All abilities are welcome, and badminton rackets are provided, indoor sneakers required.

Coming in the Winter of 2018! For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Cards & Games for Seniors

Seniors are welcome to join their friends and neighbors for cards and coard games starting Jan. 17th at 1:30pm Wednesdays at Tyne Valley Fire Hall.  Contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856 for more information!

Confederation Trail Biking

Our Tip to Tip group will be meeting on the following dates, however anyone is welcome to join any session!

Coming Spring of 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Keep Moving 101

This free 4-week Program is an introduction to physical activity and healthy eating.
Participants will have the opportunity to walk/run in the gym for 45 mins, followed by an education session about living a healthier lifestyle!

Coming again in Spring of 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Ladies Golf

Ladies Night at Mill River Golf Course - Coming Spring of 2018!
Ladies Night at St. Felix Golf Course - Coming Spring of 2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Nordic Pole Walking

Join our 6-week Nordic Pole Walking Groups! Programs are free, and led by a certified Nordic Pole Instructor!
Coming again in Spring of 2018!

For more information, contact Emily at arsenault.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Older Adult Fitness Classes

Join Heidi Hudson, Cheryl Desroches, Nicole Desroche, Bev Murphy, or Toni Geary for this introduction to physical activity and healthy living program aimed at older adults of all abilities. Contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information. Programs will begin the week of January 14th. 

Current programs:
Tignish -
Mondays, 10am, Tignish Parish Centre
St. Louis -
Tuesdays, 9:30am, St. Louis Community Centre
Tyne Valley -
Tuesdays, 9 am, Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church
Bloomfield -
Tuesdays, 1pm, Bloomfield Legion
O'Leary - 
Tuesdays, 1pm, O'Leary Community Office
Alberton- Wednesdays, 1pm, Alberton Baptist Church
Miscouche - Thursdays, 10am, Miscouche Recreation Centre

Pickleball

Come try the exciting sport of pickleball; a game played on a badminton court with a tennis net and ping pong-like paddles! Cost is $2/person and indoor sneakers are required. All abilities are welcome to join! 

Ellerslie Elementary - 6:30-7:30pm (beginners) 7:30-9:30pm (intermediate/advanced) Mondays starting January 8th
Ecole Evangeline - 7-8pm (beginners) 8-9pm (intermediate/advanced) Wednesdays starting January 3rd
O'Leary Elementary- 6:30-9pm Thursdays starting January 4th

For more information, contact Emily at arsenault.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856

Pickleball Tournament

Pickleball Players throughout PEI are welcome to join us for our PEI Pickleball Tournament. All ages and abilities welcome. Cost is $10/person, and you are welcome to sign up individually or with a partner! 

Next tournament will occur on Sunday, February 25th beginning at 10am at Ecole Evangeline for the Wellington Winter Carnival. 

For more information, or to register your team contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Women in Nature

Join us for a Women in Nature Workshop at Trout River Natural Area, 36927 Hwy #2 Carleton.  Workshop includes activities such as Skeet Shooting, Archery, Fly Fishing, Wildlife Identification, Fire starting, Basket Weaving and Kayaking. Workshops are for anyone age 18+ and the cost is $25 which includes lunch.  

Coming in the Winter of 2018! For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Winter Camping

Winter Camping 

Join us as we enjoy nature during our Winter Camping Outing! Join us for a late-night snowshoe and some winter camping with many laughs-- and an experience you'll never forget! Coming Winter 2017-2018!

For more information, please contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856.

Walking Groups in Western PEI

Walking Groups in Western PEI!

Ellerslie- 9am every Monday at Confederation Trail in Ellerslie, Wednesday at Confederation Trail in Northam and Friday at Confederation Trail in Richmond for approximately 1 hour of physical activity. Anyone is welcome to join, please contact Mary McGuire for more information 831-2812.

Miscouche Recreation Centre-  10am every Monday for approximately 1 hour of physical activity beginning Jan. 8th. Anyone is welcome to join, and the Program is FREE! 

M.E. Callaghan Intermediate- 7pm every Monday beginning Jan. 8th and 8pm every Thursdays beginning Jan. 11th. Anyone is welcome to join, and the Program is FREE!

Alberton Elementary- 4-5pm every week-day beginning Jan. 3rd. Anyone is welcome to join, and it is FREE!

For more information, contact Emily at arsenault.wsrc@gmail.com or 859-8856