Youth barrel racing. Photo Elaina John 3 Cities Fairgrounds in Paradise Valley hosted a Gymkhana event on July 28.
Many participants in the gymkhana events were returning from Paradise Valley’s Horse Camp, which took place from July 14 to July 16. The gymkhana events were for all ages, divided into the groups: peewee (nine and under), youth (10-14), and intermediate (14-17). Adults were able to participate in all open events. In total, there were approximately 40 participant
The golfing season is looking abundant for Mannville Golf course this year.
“We’re having a great year, the course is selling itself,” said golf course manager Kent Staden. Staden credits COVID-19 for the busy season, as golfing is a sport that is easy to do while social distancing. Riverview’s campgrounds have also been busy, as Staden reports that they have been sold out since the May long weekend. #Summeractivities #MannvilleGolfCourse #Golfing #Golfseason
Horse Camp attendees. Photo submitted 3 Cities Fairgrounds in Paradise Valley hosted a horse day camp from July 14 to 16.
The Paradise Valley Horse Camp started when older members of the Light Horse Committee passed the torch to a younger generation, who wanted to create an environment to teach horse showing, horsemanship skills, and equine maintenance. Thus, the new Light Horse Committee members organized an annual horse camp.
The camp was open to ages six to 18, and had a
Group of families enjoying the sun and shade. Photo Elaina John The Vermilion Spray Park and Provincial Park campgrounds are now open and operating at full capacity, including washroom and shower facilities.
The Spray Park was busy on July 28, when the temperature in the afternoon reached 30 degrees. #SprayPark #Reopening #Summeractivities #VermilionProvincialPark