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Community Services requests 15 new spin bikes

by Adrienne Tait Alpine from running A s t h e t o w n i s conditions that the $100 Councillor Bevan department was able to
additional classes and currently paying $100 currently budgeted for said, “I like them up at make adjustments
The Town of Edson said, “Alpine started the per session to HRH it HRH be redirected to Talisman Place. People within their existing
Community Services s p i n c l a s s e s a n d was believed that the pay off the capital can come up to do a spin budget to be able to pay
department has put bootcamp and the town purchase of the bikes purchase cost and class while their kids for the bikes.
forward a request to is feeding off of that…. could be paid off within maintenance costs for swim or play hockey.” The vote came in at
purchase 15 new spin If we buy 15 bikes it is a year to a year and a the new bikes, and that To w n o f E d s o n three in favor and one
bikes. If approved, the competition. If we half. there be no changes to community services against purchasing the
spin bikes would be didn't have it Alpine Mayor Pasychny the fees being charged director Jim Desautels new bikes. The matter
placed at Talisman c o u l d r u n m o r e spoke in favor of the so as not to undercut informed council that will now proceed to
Place and classes would classes.” purchase with the local business. t h e r e c r e a t i o n council for approval.
be moved there from
Currently the town
program utilizes the
HRH bikes and facility
for the town program
but those bikes are
deteriorating with
usage and are in need of
Alpine Fitness also
offers spin classes but
as both programs are
consistently full with
w a i t i n g l i s t s
management believes
that by offering the
program at different
times and with both
classes full the town
program does not
impede nor create
direct competition with
the local business.
Councillor Brian
Boyce asked if the town
run program inhibits


April 11
Last Jamboree for the
season at the Fulham
Hall from 2pm-6pm

April 11 & 12
Babysitting course for
all aspiring
babysitters aged 11
and up. Course is at
the Boys and Girls
April 12 &26, May 10&24 Club of Edson please
Non – Denominational Gospel call 780-723-7240 for
Services will be held at 3:30pm at more details and to
the Edson Lions Hall (4139-3ave). register.
All welcome. Call 780-935-2706 for
more info.
April 11
Green Grove Senior
Annual Spring
Garage Sale from
10am-4pm at the
MacKay Hall. To rent
tables or to donate
items call Karen at
780-795-2462. Lunch
will be served plus

April 14
Edson Cycling
Association AGM at
6:30pm. We will be
discussing our society
and the Edson
Willmore Park trail
development project.
Memberships will be
available. Meeting
will take place at the
Edson FCSS Family
Center (lower level of
the Red Brick use
West entrance).
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