Youth Soccer – last change to register

Hello soccer fans, just a reminder that last day for youth soccer registration (ages 9-18) is March 18.

After that day:

  • Late fees come into effect
  • Players will be added to the inter-community waiting list and assigned to the teams that need players (which may not be in Whyte Ridge).

So if you love soccer and want to play, don’t wait! Register now
https://whyteridge.ca/wp-cc/sports/soccer/registration/ !

Mini Soccer Registration will close tomorrow, Tuesday, March 19th.

This is your last chance to register for mini soccer.

Registrations will not be accepted after Tuesday March 19th

The only exception to this deadline will be made for families who volunteer to coach mini soccer.

If you have any questions, please contact the Mini Soccer Directors at
wrminisoccer@gmail.com

My Gym Mobile Classes coming to Whyte Ridge CC

After lots of interest was expressed by parents of young children at the Winter Carnival, My Gym is bringing their Mobile class to Whyte Ridge Community Centre on Sunday mornings starting in April!!!  The classes offered will be:

Younger Ages Class (age 6 weeks to 5 years)

Emphasis is on teamwork, sharing, taking turns, working both together and independently, and building their relationship. Children gain confidence, improve learning skills, and develop their motor skills. Relays, puppets, gymnastics, games, and special rides are just a few of the activities performed in classes.

Ninja Class (age 4 to 10 years)

My Gym Ninja Training classes are designed to be fun and challenging while remaining safe and non-competitive. Classes will focus on developing strength, stamina, and agility in relays, conditioning exercises, games, team-building and, of course, obstacle courses that change every week. Kids will be challenged mentally and physically, while instilling a mindset of overcoming adversity both inside and outside of the gym!

Class Dates:  Sundays April 28 – June 23

Class Times:

  • Younger Ages:  9:00 – 9:40 am
  • Ninja:  9:45 – 10:25 am

Cost:

  • 1 child for $110, or
  • 2 children for $200

For more information and registration visit the Event page.

March Madness strikes Whyte Ridge early

WMBA Basketball playoffs got under this weekend at various locations around the city with teams fighting for spots in the next weekends championship weekend. Whyte Ridge will be well represented with our 2 girls teams both making it to the city finals in the top division.

Our 13-14 girls continued their cinderella season as the 4th seed knocking off the #1 seed Red River 27-24 with some hot shooting in the last 4 minutes. Meanwhile our 15-18 girls defeated Selkirk 36-23 and will face Manus Ellison cc in the final. The 14 boys lost a tough one to South Winnipeg 44-32 in the semi final and will play in the 3rd place game

Following is the full championship weekend schedule for Whyte Ridge teams. Full playoff schedule can be found here

13-14 girls – CITY CHAMPIONSHIP Whyte Ridge vs Earl Grey @Lindenwoods March.10th 2:30pm

15-18 girls- CITY CHAMPIONSHIP Whyte Ridge vs Magnus Elias @Dakota court 1 March. 10th 12:15pm

14 boys- 3rd place game 1st division– Whyte Ridge vs Magnus Eliason @Valour 11am March.10

11 boys- Consolation Final 1st division– Whyte Ridge vs Valley Gardens @Morse Place 10am March.9

Get out there and support the teams!

Just a reminder spring registration is now open until March.11th

Spring basketball registration is now open

Register at http://WhyteRidge.rampregistrations.com

DEADLINE IS MARCH.18

Youth and mini soccer registration is now open

Hello Soccer Families! Outdoor soccer registration is now open and will run until March 18! So, hurry up to reserve your spot on our most popular summer program!

Click https://whyteridge.ca/wp-cc/sports/soccer/registration/ to register your player for mini or youth soccer for the 2019 outdoor season. 

New to our program? Find out more about Whyte Ridge soccer on our website – https://whyteridge.ca/wp-cc/sports/soccer/

Sincerely yours,
Whyte Ridge Soccer team.

A New Look

Something is new with our printed newsletter. You may have noticed that the title has changed from “The Spirit” to “The Ridge”. The idea behind the original newsletter title was conceived some 15 years ago and it has been a fixture in our community ever since. The name “The Spirit” was meant to reflect the community spirit in Whyte Ridge, but Whyte Ridge has changed a lot since then and we felt that it was time for a change too. The new title, “The Ridge” and new look to the newsletter cover is meant to reference and be inclusive of both Whyte Ridge and Linden Ridge and to reflect a stronger sense of community.

Other changes are taking place as well, such as our new board position, Director of Diversity. We welcome our new director Shahin Shooshtari to the role, with a focus on recognizing, serving and celebrating the diverse cultures in our community. On Feb 24 we held a dinner at the community centre to celebrate this increasing diversity and invite participation in community activities. Look for other events from Shahin in the future with a focus on diversity and community. Also, look for the new Whyte Ridge Fitness park coming this spring beside the basketball court. This wheelchair accessible facility is another way we are reaching out to all members of our community and providing great recreational opportunities for all.

If you want to be a part of the positive changes in our community, then we need you! For more information about volunteer opportunities and what is coming at WRCC, please contact our president Curtis Rossow at president@whyteridge.ca.

Chris Magura – Director at Large

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Whyte Ridge Spring fitness guide

Whyte Ridge Community centre is happy to offer a great selection of fitness programs for adults. For registration and more information please visit our Events page or contact our programming director.

Women and Weights

Resistance training for women is an important way to improve your physical and mental health! Build strength and confidence in this class, designed to improve muscular and cardiovascular strength that can tone the body and increase your metabolism. Using a variety of equipment, this is a challenging class where you are in charge of how hard you want to push yourself. Modifications are always available and each participant is encouraged to work at their own level.

Mondays 
April 1 – April 29
8:00 – 9:00 pm
Cost: $50

Contact: raeoflifefitness@gmail.com to sign up!

Level 1 Yoga with Bev/Judy

A gentle Yoga class for people looking to improve their overall well-being, suitable for beginners.  Props are used to support students to help achieve proper alignment in the poses.  Beginners are welcome. Yoga is a journey!  Join us and have fun while doing something for yourself.  Reduce Anxiety and Stress, restore and improve sleep. Yoga mat is required but props will be available.

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
April 9 – June 11, 2019

  • $ 80.00 – consecutive 10 weeks
  • $ 40.00 Flex Pass – 5 classes. Purchase a block of five passes to be used on individual classes of your choice and they must be purchased at the time of Registration and must be used during this session.
  • Drop Ins welcome $10.00. Pay prior to or at the end of the class

For information 204 488 7133 or camwor@shaw.ca

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Whyte Ridge basketball

I hope everyone had a great Winter! Spring basketball season is open February. 25th – March 11th.  

Jr. NBA – ages 5-7

Please check www.wmba.ca for registration information (April-May, 1 x week)

Tuesday 5:00 pm @ Lindenwoods Community Centre
Tuesday 6:00 pm @ Lindenwoods Community Centre

Winnipeg Minor Basketball

WMBA city-wide program with 1 practice/week and 1-2 games/week 

Age 7-8 Co-Ed 3v3 cross court games, Saturdays

Age 9 Boys and 9-10 Girls 4v4 cross court games, Saturdays

Age 10, 11, 12 Boys and 11-12 Girls 5v5 full court games, Saturdays

Age 13-18 5v5 full court games, Sundays

Check our website for latest registration information.    

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Whyte Ridge Mini-Soccer 2019

It might be hard to tell as we hide away in hibernation, but the days are already getting longer, and spring really is coming! It’s time to start thinking about our spring time activities, including soccer!

We are looking forward to another fun season of mini soccer in Whyte Ridge! Recreational mini soccer is a great way to enjoy the May and June evenings with our children and neighbours. This year children born in the years 2011 to 2016 are welcome to play in our program.

The current plan for this year is to have all of the age groups, except U3/4, play at Whyte Ridge Elementary School. The little ones will play at Don Smith Park on Tuesdays as they have for many years. Unlike previous years, this year U5/6 will be a combined age group of children born in 2013 and 2014. This group will play on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The U7/8s, both boys and girls, will play on Mondays and Wednesdays.  You can find all the other information about mini soccer on the Whyte Ridge Community Centre Website.  

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Henry G. Izatt Middle School news

“In a rapidly changing world, we are a community of learners dedicated to nurturing growth and development through diverse and sustainable opportunities.”

Our 4 Pillars of Strategic Focus (HGIs):

Humanity

We promote belonging, community, global citizenship and a healthy learning environment; the groundwork for personal growth and development.

Growth

We seek new experiences as means to cultivate curiosity and realize the true potential for learning.

Innovation

We take the risks and disruptive leaps necessary to align new and relevant goals for learning with our rapidly changing world.

Sustainability

We intentionally infuse sustainability initiatives to connect environmental stewardship, social action, and community partnerships to improve the way that we live.

Henry G. Izatt is a busy place full of learning opportunities and many involved participants. Please check our website for continued updates on the many events: https://www.pembinatrails.ca/schools/henrygizatt/Pages/default.aspx
Community members have a standing invitation to become involved or volunteer in activities. Please inform us of your interest by calling the school office at 204-489-1239.

For this news article, we are sharing an overview of one or two school projects currently happening this year that fall under each of our four pillars.
Our partnership with Riverwood Square has been a delightful part of our programs for the past five years. Currently, a team of grade 9 students is spending time at Riverwood a few times a month facilitating an iPad Workshop with interested seniors. Managing email, photographs, saving documents and storing files are all topics of interest to the seniors. Both the students and seniors are enjoying this collaboration.

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