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Skatepark project moves forward

Nearly all the pieces are falling into place for the Hay River BMX/Skatepark Committee, with the site ready for work and the plan to see the new facility open by this fall. “Now that we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, we have the plans, we just need to get the […]

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Skaters shine

Skaters turned out in full force March 29 to wrap up their season with the annual skating carnival at the Don Stewart Recreation Centre, where all levels of athletes performed to songs by Michael Jackson. “I just can’t wait until the lights are down and the first skater heads out onto the ice,” said Sheryl […]

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Polar Pond Hockey back a sixth year

Questions of cancelling Polar Pond Hockey prompted popular demand to encourage organizers to follow through on the tradition when they finally sat down around the table. “It took two weeks before we could hold a real meeting,” said committee member Jason Coakwell. “And we all got so much flak from everyone, we just had to […]

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Heading to the Big Leagues

Few can say they’ve competed at the Olympic level, least of all at the age of 15 and from a tiny town of less than 4,000.  It’s a dream that many kids, even parents might not fathom.  But it’s one that’s now a reality for Hay River youth Carter Hill. 

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Flagging down football aficionados

It may have been a small turnout, but it was a great day. The town’s recreation team planned a flag football tournament this past weekend for one last hurrah before the long cold winter predicted as per this year’s farmer’s almanac.  But that was far from the minds of some of the people who did […]

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Taking to the trails: the teachings of Nordic Walking

It takes 10,000 steps to be considered active.  But with the help of some local and territorial organizations, more people will be taking more steps in a completely different way.  Or continuing too. Nordic walking is something that’s already started to gain attention in the town. 

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Blinds installed for Recreation Centre pool

There may be less of a beachy feel at the Aquatic Centre pool from now on.  That’s because last week, pool staff were in the midst of putting up the last of a set of blinds screening the fishbowl like windows from the swimming area to the high traffic hallway.

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