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The Town of Newmarket has lots to celebrate during the month of June, check out some of activies going on all month long.

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National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month is a time for us to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It's also a chance for us to learn about Indigenous communities today.  

Learn about Indigenous History and join us for weekly pop-ups every Saturday. Learn more at newmarket.ca/indigenous

National AccessAbility Awareness Week

May 29 to June 4
Accessibility and inclusion make communities whole. Let's develop an awareness of how every person or business can more fully contribute to making improvements. As we work to build a community that is inclusive and accessible, we enrich the lives of all.

Learn more at newmarket.ca/inclusion

Bike Month

Celebrate cycling this month by cycling along our trails or on one of our many bike lanes. We even have bike repair stations along various routes to ensure you can get to your destination safely. Cycling is a great way to explore your neighbourhood in a fun and environmentally friendly way. 

You can learn more about the Town's cycling infrastructure at newmarket.ca/cycling

Swim To Survive

Swim to Survive is an annual campaign to educate Canadians on how to stay safe around water and how to prevent drowning incidents. At the Town of Newmarket, we have a well established aquatics program to teach and train our community members in safe swimming.

With summer around the corner, the Town is offering a free program throughout the month of June to support new Canadians and Newmarket resident with water safety skills.

FREE Family Swim to Survive Program

Every Monday in June (June 6, 13, 20 & 27) | Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West)
6:30 to 7:10 p.m. and 7:20 to 8 p.m. | Free Admission, Register in advance at play.newmarket.ca

Upcoming lessons are offered in English plus an additional language each week. French (June 6), Mandarin (June 13), Farsi (June 20) and Spanish (June 27).

If you know someone who could benefit from the class, please spread the word and Register Here!

 

Did you know?

This year, the Town was a proud recipient of the Lifesaving Society's Burlington Cup which is awarded to the municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population between 50,000 to 100,000 in Ontario.

To learn more about drop-in swimming, lessons and aquatic leadership visit Newmarket.ca/swimming.

National Health and Fitness Day
June 4

Get up, get out and get moving to celebrate National Health and Fitness Day.  Share your activities with others by using the hashtag #letsMoveCanada.

National Health and Fitness Day Bingo - All month long
Celebrate National Health and Fitness Day by grabbing a Bingo card from the Fitness Centre  at the Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive) and completing the challenges over the month of June. Complete as many of the activities on the Bingo card for your chance to win a prize.  Hand your Bingo card into the Fitness Centre between June 27 to July 3, 2022 to be entered into the draw. 

For questions about certain challenges, ask a fitness centre staff member. Good luck and most importantly, have fun! Visit the Newmarket Fitness Centre for details.

Learn more about the Newmarket Fitness Centre at newmarket.ca/fitness

Seniors Month

In Ontario, we take this month to recognize our amazing older adults and the contributions they have made in the community. The theme for 2022 is to Stay Active, Connected and Safe. The Newmarket Seniors’ Meeting Place (NSMP) offers opportunities for its members, or those interested in joining, to build community, pick up hobbies and to stay active alongside their peers. 

Celebrate Seniors Month at our Seniors' Art Show & Sale. 

Opening Friday May 27, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Mayor Taylor welcome at 3 p.m.)
Then continuing until Thursday June 9th (excluding Sundays)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Free admission | Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street)

Featuring:

  • Painted Hangings 
  • Sculptures (Woodwork, Metal, etc.) 
  • Textiles
  • Photography
  • Jewellery
  • Greeting Cards

For more information, or to enquire about space, contact seniors@newmarket.ca.

Pride Month

Happy Pride Month! The pandemic taught us the power of human connection. Let's reconnect in-person at Pride 2022 to show your support for the 2SLGBTQ+ community at various events in the month of June hosted by York Pride. 

Don't forget to join us for Pride on Riverwalk and the Pride Parade on Saturday, June 18. Learn more at yorkpride.ca


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