Joanne Malar

Fall programs in the groove

With fall programs well underway, it is always interesting to note which programs have immediate popularity.

Back to school and the swim of things

It’s official. We are back to the swing of things. Back to school. Back to routine. Back to organized sports, lessons and more.

Recope program a homegrown success

Recope – helping members of our community regain their lives and improve quality of life.

Recreation department offers fall programs

With two weeks until the end of summer vacation, we must force ourselves to look forward towards a new fall schedule.

Mental training at hockey camp

Gold in the Net (GITN) hockey camp for goalies are using the latest technology to enhance performance.

Hockey training offered in summer

It’s hard to imagine with all our hot weather this summer that athletes will be venturing to Summerland for our ice.

Statistics show need for water safety skills

Last week, June 6 to 13, marked the national Water Safety Week campaign, led by the Canadian Red Cross.

Many compete in run and triathlon

June 6, the Saturday of Action Festival was an exciting day in Summerland.

Multiple generations enter Giant’s Head Run

The Giant’s Head Run isn’t just a community event. It’s proudly become a family experience.

Getting ready for summer race events

Every spring, there is inspiration in the air to sign up for one of the many wonderful community events, fundraisers or races.

Earth Day celebration for the entire family

Sunday April 26 marks the ninth annual Earth Day Celebration at Dale Meadows Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Moving on following an injury

At some point we will all experience a much unwelcomed injury that either slows us down or forces us to take an alternate route.

Spring a time to re-evaluate health

Spring officially starts tomorrow! New beginnings are everywhere.

Learning swimming skills as an adult

Learning to swim can be a fun and challenging process at any age.

Dru Yoga series stirs teen activity in Summerland

Summerland Recreation is proud to offer the full spectrum of aquatic programming.

Principals train for Giant’s Head Run

With the Giant’s Head Run being just over a week away, it’s perfect timing to get in touch with this year’s headliners.

Orca swimmers bring home bronze

Swimmers from Summerland’s Orca Swim Club brought back bronze medals in recent competition.

The Summerland family experience

Many opportunities for family fitness, fun, recreation in Summerland.

Swim-bike-run is our Okanagan life

The Okanagan is well known as a haven for triathletes, and rightly so.

Witnessing the stories at the Olympics

I felt so privileged to witness the personal stories, triumphs, emotions and excitement of the Olympics.