Oct 23

BGC Kawarthas Among Recipients of Additional Provincial After School Funding

We have received over $50,000 in additional provincial funding for its after school programs for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year to combat rising program delivery costs. The funding was part of a province wide announcement. Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Neil Lumsden announced $1.1 million in additional funds will be for...
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Oct 10

Dream Ball 2023 Tickets Now Available!

We are excited to announce the 29th Annual Dream Ball Fire & Ice at Lindsay’s Victoria Park Armoury on November 18th to raise money to support camp programs for kids in the Kawartha Lakes. The ball includes dinner, dancing, live & silent auctions, and with Fire & Ice as the theme. We are happy to bring back the Supersonic Hearts...
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Oct 03

BGC Kawarthas Youth Centre Celebrating 10 Years

The BGC Kawarthas Warehouse Youth Centre has celebrated its tenth anniversary. Since 2013, the Warehouse has been offering a variety of programs and mentorship to youth primarily between the ages of 12 and 18. Originally an actual warehouse, which is how the centre got its name, the rooms were originally used as storage for community...
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Jun 28

BGC Kawarthas Unveils Strategic Plan For The Next Five Years

BGC Kawarthas and BGC Kawarthas Foundation are excited to launch a new strategic plan that highlights five priorities to guide our focus and decision-making for the next five years, from 2023 to 2028. The plan was co-created by our Boards of Directors and senior staff team. [caption id="attachment_6344" align="aligncenter" width="622"] A poster of our Strategic...
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Jun 15

Kawartha Lakes Youth Awards Winners Announced

Lindsay, ON: Twenty-eight young people were celebrated tonight for their achievements in a variety of fields at the 4th Annual Kawartha Lakes Youth Awards. From those finalists, 15 awards, including two scholarships, were handed out. “It is an honour to recognize so many young achievers in our community,” says Amy Terrill, Executive Director.  “Their stories...
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Jun 15

BGC Kawarthas Splashpad Opens This Weekend

Lindsay: The Splash Pad at BGC Kawarthas will be open to the public on weekends just in time for Father’s Day. Weekdays, the Splash Pad will be reserved for BGC camp and childcare participants. The public hours will be Saturdays, Sundays and Statutory Holidays beginning Saturday, June 17 from 10 am – 5 pm. The...
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Apr 18

Kiwanis Club of Scott’s Plains Provides Vital Support to BGC Kawarthas

BGC Kawarthas has received a generous donation of $5,000 (FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS) from Kiwanis Club of Scott’s Plains for its Peterborough programming, bringing their two-year total to $25,000 (TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND). “At BGC Kawarthas, we’re extremely grateful for the support from Kiwanis Club of Scott’s Plains for our programs in Peterborough, at a time when the...
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Apr 11

BGC Kawarthas Skatepark Officially Opens

On Tuesday, MPP Laurie Scott and MP Jamie Schmale met with BGC Kawarthas (formerly the Boys and Girls Club of Kawartha) participants, sponsors and partners gathered today to officially open Lindsay’s first permanent skatepark at BGC Kawartha’s facility at 107 Lindsay Street South. The park was built with the help of a $475,000 Community Building...
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Apr 05

Newsletter About Skatepark & Analysis with over 200 Participants

We have a brand new newsletter, which you can find online here! It is uploaded on the Issuu page of BGC Kawarthas and is accessible to everybody. In it we have some exciting announcements about our brand new skatepark, our upcoming Dream Ball, and some amazing statistics we have received from a survey we conducted with...
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