We’ll be cheering on Team Canada’s 371 athletes (5 from Waterloo Region) at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. If the games inspire you to try a new sport, here are some ways to experience the thrill of competition or discover a new past time in Waterloo Region.
The Record – The provincial government will provide more than $16 million in funding to build a new recreational facility in the Township of Wellesley. This new facility will include an ice pad, space for both senior and youth centres, a walking track, gymnasium and two soccer pitches.
The Record – We should all look so good at 70. On Monday, May 24, the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium celebrated its 70th birthday. Kitchener has marked the milestone by compiling a sort of digital scrapbook full of pictures and memories, and creating an anniversary video.
The world of competitive video gaming is coming to campers in our community with the launch of the Explore Waterloo Region Esports Camps. Three virtual camps will be available to campers aged 12-19 focused on Rocket League, Overwatch, and League of Legends.
For 5 days in January, the City of Cambridge played host to 13 Olympic hopefuls from Archery Canada’s High Performance Recurve program. Head coach Shawn Riggs feels Waterloo Region is ideally suited for this type of camp.
CTV News Kitchener – GolfNorth announced on Wednesday morning that it would be keeping its courses open through the winter, in hopes that golfers will layer up and hit the links even through the white fluffy stuff.
CTV Kitchener – Waterloo Region’s athlete of the year awards took on an online format to return for the first time since being cancelled in 2018. Some familiar past winners of the award include NHL player Mark Scheifele and NBA player Jamal Murray.
esports Insider – Explore Waterloo Region has partnered with gaming and esports media and marketing platform Subnation.
The two organizations will collaborate to assess and develop esports-focused business and event opportunities in the Waterloo region.
KitchenerToday.com – With no university sports on the field this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks are starting up a new recreational eSports league to fill the void.
CBC Kitchener Waterloo (Jan. 15, 2020) – The World Axe Throwing League has announced the 2020 Canadian Open will be held at Bad Axe Throwing, an axe throwing club in Waterloo from Apr. 24 to Apr. 26, 2020.
Looking for ways to keep the kids busy this summer? Summer camps are always a popular choice, and there are a multitude of camps to choose from in Waterloo Region. With options ranging from cooking to STEM, and sports to the arts, there’s something to appeal to every child!
kitchenertoday.com April 23rd, 2019 The Woolwich Thrashers, together with the Township of Woolwich and the Ontario Sledge Hockey Association, are hosting the Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships May 10-12, 2019
Kitchener has been selected as one of six host cities for the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series. Game 3 of the series, which pits CHL regional league teams against the Russian National Junior Team, will be played at The Kitchener Aud on Thursday, November 7.
When you’re in the mood for an upscale sports bar, Players Indoor Golf & Sports Bar is the place to be. Watch all the big games on Players’ 11-foot HD projection screens. Along with golf, Players features 13 incredible sports on their Full Swing Simulators and complete lineup of food and drinks