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Green Grove Pool Fun for Kids

by Callie Hermanson pool, has been there for three years and is a fully increased fitness levels.
certified senior and national lifeguard in Red The pool also hosts many events. The next
There's nothing like an outdoor pool to beat the Cross and Swim for Life. event to be held is on Saturday July 23 called
summer heat, and that's exactly what the Green The Pool has eight lifeguards in total, with two “Welcome to the West”. The event runs from 1
Grove outdoor pool in Niton can do for you. lifeguards on duty at all times. All lifeguards are p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with a BBQ at 6 p.m. So where
The Green Grove Pool, located east of Edson in qualified to teach lessons. you best cowboy or cowgirl hat and dance, swim,
the hamlet of Niton Junction in Yellowhead The Green Grove pool hours differ depending and sing along to some great country tunes.
County, opened on May 27 and closes on August on the day but public swim is usually between 6 There will be a concession to purchase snacks
28 for the season. p.m. to 8 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. throughout the and drinks and lots of fun prizes to be won.
Although the majority of students that come to week. In addition to regular swimming lessons The Green Grove pool can also be rented out
the pool are from Niton, Carrot Creek, Peers and the pool does lane swimming, an aqua fit class, for private functions such as birthday parties or a
Wildwood. Katlyn Mckenna, the Green Grove adult lessons, and private lessons. year-end school party. Private rental times are on
pool coordinator and senior lifeguard, said about Swimming lessons taught at the pool are part of Saturday and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30
a quarter of the students coming to the pool are the Swim for Life society, which teaches the p.m. or Monday to Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
from Edson. basics, then challenges swimmers to develop Come check out the Green Grove pool where
Mckenna, who says she enjoys working at the good swimming strokes for long distance, and take a dip on a hot summer day has never been
so fun.

Paint-nite at Boys and Girls Club

by Deanna Mitchener support the event, and the Boys and Girls materials the club goes through on a regular
Club, as part of a fundraiser for the club,” basis.
Liz Kolinski, executive director with the said Kolinski. “It was a great evening and I can't say
Edson and District Boys and Girls Club, The club made roughly $900 from the enough to thank everyone that participated
recently arranged to have an artist from event with the money going towards and helped support our club,” said Kolinski.
Stony Plain come to Edson from Paint-nite. programming and supplies like new paint
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Ivy Pichette when asked what she Madison Cummings is eight years old
would like to be when she grows up and she says "I like reading, singing,
said "I just want to be myself." Ivy dancing and keeping my balance, I want
said, "My favorite color is blue and I to be a singer when I grow up.
like doing crazy stuff, I like lots of Macaroni and cheese is my favorite
different foods and have no one that I food and blue is my favorite color. I'm
like better than the other. I will miss enjoying time off from school over the
my friends from school now that it is summer and sleeping in and being with
summer holidays. But we are going friends."
camping with my grandma near a
river in the middle of no where but at
a campground, we do that every year
and it is fun".

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