Assist your group get lively this June with a $400 grant from the NWT Recreation and Parks Affiliation (NWTRPA).
NWTRPA is as soon as once more giving out Get Lively grants to have a good time recreation and parks month.
The grants are designed to every fund one group oriented recreation occasion.
Stefanie Miklosovic, NWTRPA communications supervisor, mentioned previous years have seen occasions like a multicultural picnic, an Elders’ picnic, and a cod-fishing derby.
Sachs Harbour was the host of the day-long derby, the place individuals fished on the ocean ice within the bay for the heaviest and lightest cod.
“All through the day, a sizzling soup kitchen on the Ajgaliaq Centre was offered so that individuals may drop by to seize a fast chew, get their fish weighed, and heat up,” she mentioned.
NWTRPA encourages individuals to plan occasions round issues already taking place of their communities – Sachs Harbour’s occasion additionally celebrated Inuvialuit Day.
“June recreation and parks month is a option to have a good time and promote the numerous advantages of recreation and parks,” mentioned the group in a information launch.
“The occasion acknowledges the significance of recreation and parks for bodily, social, and environmental well being advantages.”
Candidates can select to focus an occasion on older adults, mentioned the affiliation, as June can be senior residents’ month.
Purposes can be accepted till Could 31.