Thanks to Amy Hollingsworth, the sport of Field Hockey is making a resurgence in Peterborough, Ontario, under the name of Maverick Field Hockey Club. Typically in Ontario, field hockey is a sport played by girls in high schools. Peterborough’s high schools were once a powerhouse to contend with, not just locally in the Kawarthas but at the Ontario Federation Student Athletic Associations (OFSAA) as well. Read more
Mental health matters! No matter who we are, what we do, where we live, how much money we have, what kind of car we drive, etc, having and maintaining a positive mental health plays a huge role in our lives. Whether we’re affected personally by mental illness or know someone close to us who is, mental health matters for young and old alike. Read more
On Saturday, December 6th, I’ll be offering a one day series of demo workshops for children and youth at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre as follows:
Athletic Discovery 1 Ages 4-6 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Athletic Discovery 2 Ages 7-9 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Athletic Exploration Ages 10-13 10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Read more
Last week Amy and I had the pleasure of attending the OFSAA 2014 Field Hockey Championships in Burlington, Ontario. I’ve been involved in the sport of Field Hockey for a couple of years now thanks to Amy who is a former player and a current coach, manager and umpire. Amy was returning to OFSAA as an umpire and I was returning once again as a fan and to cheer and support our field hockey athletes from this past summer’s Ontario Summer Games team from Peterborough and East of the GTA Area. Read more
On Wednesday, November 5th, Michael Pinball Clemons returned to Peterborough and spent the evening meeting and greeting people at the local Running Room. In addition to speaking with people and sharing personal stores including 100th Anniversary Grey Cup Ring, Pinball spoke to the Running Room crowd about the importance of living life with Health and Hope. Read more