By Sheldon Spackman
This week’s opening round at the 2016 PING CCAA National Golf Championship in P.E.I. is now in the books and RDC golfers are competing amongst the best. On the men’s side, RDC has five golfers in the mix including Cole Morrison who is tied for 16th after Round 1, at +2 and shooting a 74. Ryan Skoreyko is tied for 54th after one round, at + 8 for a total of 79. Cody Clipperton tied for 69th at + 14 for 86. Mitchell McKinnon tied for 71st at + 15 for 82 and Colton Craner in 74th at + 17 for 84 total shots after round one. The RDC Men’s Team is 14th out of 15 teams after round one on Wednesday. The Humber College Hawks currently lead the way.
On the women’s side, Shaye Leidenius sits tied for 7th after round one action on Wednesday, at + 8 for a total of 78. Haley Phillips is in 29th place, shooting a 105 after round one. The RDC Women’s Team is currently in 8th place out of 10 teams with a total shot count of 182 after round one. The Georgian College Grizzlies currently top the standings.
Round 2 is already underway at the Fox Meadows Golf and Country Club in Stratford, P.E.I. where Holland College is playing host.
In other RDC Sports, the Queens Basketball team faced the MacEwan University Griffins in Edmonton in Exhibition action Wednesday evening but a score from that game is currently not available.
Thursday night has the RDC Kings Basketball team visiting the U of S Huskies in Saskatoon.
Today: Come meet Red Deer’s Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith
Submitted by Tourism Red Deer
Come celebrate with us and congratulate Red Deer’s own Rebecca Smith.
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Tourism Red Deer invite you to meet Red Deer’s Summer Olympic Silver Medalist Rebecca Smith!
Rebecca was a part of Team Canada’s 4 x 100-meter freestyle relay swim team at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. She’ll be here to meet, greet, and show off her hardware.
Where: Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, 102-4200 Highway 2, Red Deer
When: Wednesday, August 25, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Access to Dawe Centre pool and community centre affected by expansion project – Details
Limited access to G.H. Dawe Community Centre this summer due to construction
As announced yesterday, City recreation centres are opening fully to the public as of July 1. With construction underway at the G.H. Dawe Community Centre, only limited services and areas will be available.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Starting July 2, fitness and gym areas will open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., daily. In July, summer day camps that normally operate from the Dawe will operate from other facilities.
- The pool will remain closed until September.
- To accommodate interior heating and ventilation construction, the facility will fully close from July 26 to August 31. Some registered preschool and summer camp programming may proceed, but no rental or general admission options will be available.
- On September 1, we anticipate the pool will be open, but some other amenities, like the gym, may not be available. More information will be provided as construction progresses.
- Playing surfaces in the arena will not be available until construction is complete, which is expected to be early 2023.
We are currently offering a discounted monthly Value Pass for $27 for adults ($24.50 for seniors; $21.90 for students; $19.30 for youth; $14.20 for children, and $60.50 for a family. It provides unlimited access to all facilities. As of August the Value Pass will only provide access to the Recreation Centre and Michener Aquatic Centre; however, access to the Dawe will be included in the Value pass until the pool, gym and fitness areas are open.
About the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project
Work is underway now on the G.H. Dawe Community Centre Project and some exciting changes are in store. We expect to welcome visitors to the transformed space in early 2023. Here’s just some of what you can expect:
- Two NHL standard playing surfaces
- Expanded fitness areas, including a running track
- Outdoor spray park with washroom facilities
- Improved accessibility
- Additional north entrance + site access from 67 Street
- Additional parking
During construction, there will be some changes and impacts to existing amenities and programs, and we’ll do you best to share this information in advance. Thanks for your patience as we complete this work.
For more information about the project, please visit reddeer.ca/DaweProject.
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