Daily Scoop/Sarcan Fundraiser

Do you like FREE ice cream 🍦??!! Of course you do! 😋
Join us next Saturday, June 19 for one Saturday only when we partner with The Daily Scoop for a fundraising extravaganza🎉!
Bring a bag of Sarcan recycling items (cans/bottles) and you will receive a FREE small ice cream cone! 🍦
All donations collected go towards the ACA Sarcan fundraiser for the John Lake Rink Rebuild! ⛸
See you on Saturday, June 19 when you bring your CANS FOR CONES!

Ward 7 Town Hall Meeting

You’re invited to the annual Ward 7 Town Hall Meeting!

For the second year in a row, the annual Ward 7 Town Hall Meeting is going virtual. Join us on Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 to ask questions and hear discussion about issues on the minds of Ward 7 residents. 

To submit questions in advance, or for more information about where to watch and participate, please visit: http://mairinloewen.ca/town-hall/

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Mairin 

Daily Scoop Fundraiser

I scream, You scream, We all scream for…Waffle Cones! The Daily Scoop is sponsoring a season-long fundraiser for the ACA Rink Rebuild! Upgrade your cone to a waffle cone and a portion goes to help support our ongoing efforts to Rebuild the Rink in time for the 2021-22 winter season!
 
A HUGE thank you to The Daily Scoop and everyone who supports us all summer long! 💝🍦
 

Growing Smiles Spring Fundraiser

Time is running out to get your order in for our Spring Growing Smiles Fundraiser!

 

All orders are due on Friday, May 7 at 6 pm. If you visit our website and notice that there is an item(s) that you wish to order and it is listed as ‘sold out’; never fear! We are here for you! Please contact [email protected] and we will be able to order the item(s) for you!

 

Orders must be picked up on Tuesday, May 25 between 5-7 pm at 2708/2710 McConnell Avenue. If you are unable to pick up your order, please send another individual in your place. Pick up procedures will be as follows:

-park on the street, please do not block a driveway

-wearing a mask, stand on the sidewalk in front of the addresses listed above

-an ACA volunteer will ask your name and bring your order to you and assist you, if needed

-you will be asked to review your order with the receipt from Growing Smiles before you leave

 

Thank you for your support of the ACA and our goal to raise funds to renovate the Rink at John Lake Park! We couldn’t do this without you! ❤

 

https://avalon.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home

Growing Smiles Spring Fundraiser

You have asked for it and we heard you! The Spring Growing Smiles Fundraiser is back! We will be offering all the same beautiful plants, flowers and vegetables (and those delicious strawberries!) The vegetables and herbs are improved from last year and we have kept all our prices the same. Pick up is on May 25 from 5-7 pm at 2708 & 2710 McConnell Avenue. Payment is online via credit card or you can drop off cash or cheque at 2710 McConnell Avenue. Order deadline is on May 7.

All funds raised go towards renovations for the Rink at John Lake Park. We are very close to our goal and hope to be starting the renovations this summer in order to unveil a new rink to our community in time for Winter 2021-22!

Thank you in advance for supporting our Spring fundraiser!

https://avalon.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home

Rink at John Lake Park

The Rink at John Lake Park is officially closed for the season. We would like to thank everyone for another great season; especially with all the new guidelines in place.

We are very close to our fundraising goal and hope to unveil a newly renovated rink for next season!

ACA Spring 2021 Programs

The Avalon Community Association is happy to offer the following classes for the 2021 Spring Programming Session!

Children and Youth Programs

Kids Yoga

Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:15pm

May 11 – June 8

Ages 6 – 9 years

$25.00

Instructor: Logan LeBlanc

Kids Fitness

Wednesdays 5:30 – 6:15pm

May 12 – June 9

Ages 9 – 11 years

$25.00

Instructor: Mel Buchko

Fortnite Dance

Thursdays 5:45 – 6:30pm

May 13 – June 10

Ages 8 – 11 years

$25.00

Instructor: Angela Achtemichuk

Teen and Adult Programs

Bootcamp

Mondays 7:00 – 8:00pm

May 10 – June 14 (No class May 24)

Ages 18+

$40.00

Instructor: Mel Buchko

Yoga

Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:30pm

May 11 – June 8

Ages 18+

$40.00

Instructor: Logan LeBlanc

Pilates

Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:30pm

May 12 – June 9

Ages 18+

$40.00

Instructor: Mel Buchko

Zumba

Thursdays 6:45 – 7:30pm

May 13 – June 10

Ages 16+

$40.00

Instructor: Angela Achtemichuk

The courses will be held outdoors at John Lake Park.  All Covid-19 protocols will be met including maximum number of people allowed in a public gathering and physical distancing.  While use of masks are encouraged, they are not mandatory for these classes.  Please note that the classes are subject to cancellation in the event of Government of Saskatchewan Health Order changes, adverse weather or if the minimum number of required participants are not met.  While the ACA will do their best to offer make up classes in the case of cancellation, this is not always possible and the ACA will not offer refunds.

Registration will be done via EMAIL and EFT from Wednesday, April 14 @ 12:00pm to Friday, April 16 @ 4:00pm and will be first received first served as space is limited. (Registration details to come at a later date). When registering for programs, please remember that only the participant registered can participate in the class.  Additionally, registrants must meet the minimum age requirements to participate in a class.

A community association membership at a fee of $5 per family/individual will be required to be purchased at the time of registration.  Community association memberships are valid city wide and we are happy to accept memberships from other City of Saskatoon community associations with proof of purchase.

The Avalon Community Association offers cost-as-a-barrier assistance for those facing financial difficulties who would like to participate in our programs. Please email [email protected] for more information prior to registration.

Instructors will contact all participants prior to class with complete class schedule and any other information required for the class (ie: supplies, appropriate dress, etc)

 

 

SPS Crime in Avalon & Crime Prevention Zoom Presentation

The ACA is pleased to announce a Zoom presentation on Tuesday, March 16 @ 7 PM with a special guest from the Saskatoon Police Service.
He will be presenting statistics on crime in Avalon, how to best prevent crimes from happening to you, ways to report various crimes, and what happens after you report a crime.
There will be an opportunity for questions following the presentation.
Although the statistics given will be for the Avalon community, the remaining information presented applies to every individual, therefore this presentation is not limited to only Avalon residents.
If you are interested in attending, please email [email protected] for the Zoom link.
We hope to see many of you in attendance at this important event!

ACA Winter Programs

The Avalon Community Association is happy to offer two classes for the 2021 Winter Programming Session as follows:

Home Alone Course:

Friday, January 22, 2021 (6:30pm – 9:00pm)

Ages 9*-12

$30.00 + $5 ACA membership fee

Babysitting Course:

Saturday, February 6, 2021 (9:00am – 4:00pm)

Ages 11-14

$50.00 + $5 ACA membership fee

Courses will be held at the Avalon Alliance Church (basement) located at 413 Cascade St. Amber Blum will be the certified instructor for these classes.

All Covid-19 protocols will be met including mandatory use of masks (must bring your own), hand sanitizer and physical distancing. Please note that the classes are subject to cancellation in the event of Government of Saskatchewan Health Order changes or if the minimum number of required participants are not met.

Registration will be done via Email and Electronic Funds Transfer starting Wednesday January 6th at 4:00pm and closing Friday, January 8th at 4:00pm and will be on a first received first served basis.

Registration process is as follows:

  1. Email [email protected] and MUST include the following information:
  2. Participant Name
  3. Birthdate (participant must meet the minimum age on or before the class date)
  4. Address including postal code
  5. Phone number
  6. Parent/Guardian Name
  7. After information is received by the Director of Programs an email will be sent to you with payment instructions.
  8. Once funds are received you will receive a confirmation email.

The Avalon Community Association offers cost-as-a-barrier assistance for those facing financial difficulties who would like to participate in our programs. Please email [email protected] for more information PRIOR to the registration date.

*Please note that although Home Alone is for children aged 9 and over, the Government of Saskatchewan recommends that children are not left home unsupervised until they are 10 years of age. The Avalon Community Association is offering this program to prepare children for when they reach the age of 10. We stress that although this class will prepare children for staying home alone, it is up to the parent/guardian to make the ultimate decision for children readiness to stay in the home without adult supervision.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]