Civic Holiday Weekend

2018 Civic Holiday Weekend

180th Civic Holiday Weekend – August 4th, 5th & 6th

The weekend is a busy one with a BBQ and dance on Saturday, swimming and canoe races on Sunday and running races on Monday.

Important changes to note including NO church on Sunday, the prize giving for the SLSC Civic Holiday regatta has changed and Salvation Army Food Drive is being collected on Monday.

Civic Holiday LogoSaturday

  • SLSC Civic Holiday Sailing Regatta – 9 am registration.
    • Skippers’ meeting at 9:30 am, and first gun is at 11:00 am.
    • Registration costs $5 and there is an additional $5 fee if you would like to order lunch on the water.
    • SLSC boats will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis, with priority to the junior club members.
    • Everyone is encouraged to come down and sail!
  • BBQ & Street Dance at the Park – event starts at 6pm
    • Hamburgers, cake and refreshments
    • Renew your SPA membership
    • Live music and glow sticks for the kids!
    • NOTE: The event wraps up at 11pm SHARP. Please be respectful of this shutdown time as we do not want to jeopardize the ability to host this event in the future.

Sunday

  • There is NO CHURCH SERVICE on Sunday, August 5th.
  • Water Races at the public dock – 2pm. See details below.
  • Sailing Regatta Prize Giving at Rosehill (7 Henry Street) @ 7pm
    • Important change! Instead of serving dinner there will be ice-cream (for free!) and prizes.
    • If you won a trophy last year, please remember to have it engraved with your name and bring it to Rosehill on Sunday, or drop it off at the club at any point this week.

Monday

  • Running & Novelty Races at Swannanoa (50 Lake Avenue) – 10am. See details below.

BBQ and Dance

When: Saturday, August 4th
Time: 6pm to 11pm
Where: The Park

Enjoy this annual event where the community comes together to socialize.

Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop, juice, water & dessert will be served.

A reminder not to bring glass items to the park.

Renew your SPA membership at this event or online NOW!


Swimming & Canoe Races

swim-frogWhen: Sunday, August 5th
Time: 2pm
Where: The Public Beach

Programmes will be available at the event.

Swimming Races

From the Raft
6 years & under (PFD’s allowed)  Girls & Boys
7 & 8 years     Girls / Boys
9 & 10 years     Girls / Boys
11 & 12 years    Girls / Boys

From the Neighbour’s Dock
13 & 14 years    Girls / Boys
15 & 16 years    Girls / Boys
17 & 18 years     Girls / Boys
19-25 years     Women / Men
26-39 years     Women / Men
40-49 years     Women / Men
50+ years     Women / Men

Canoe Races
From Isbrucker’s Raft

Canoeing      Mixed
– Adult
– Adult & Child
Four in a Canoe    Open to all

Novelty Races

Noodle Horsey Races
From the Neighbour’s Dock
13 –16  years    Girls & Boys
17+ years      Girls & Boys

Golf Ball Dive
4 years & under     Girls & Boys
5 & 6 years     Girls & Boys
7 – 9 years     Girls & Boys
10 – 13 years     Girls & Boys
14 – 16 years     Girls & Boys

PFD Races – (Pretty Funny Diaper)
From the Raft
8 years & under    Girls & Boys
9 – 12 years     Girls & Boys
13—16 years    Girls & Boys

Mystery Races
16 + years     Girls & Boys


Running Races

wink-frogWhen: Monday, August 6th
Time: 10am
Where: Swannanoa (50 Lake Avenue)

Programmes will be available at the event.

Bring your Salvation Army Food Drive items.

Running Races

  • 1.5 years & under (crawling) – Girls & Boys
  • 2 years & under – Girls/Boys
  • 3 years – Girls/Boys
  • 4 & 5 years – Girls/Boys
  • 6 & 7 years – Girls/Boys
  • 8 & 9 years – Girls/Boys
  • 10 & 11 years – Girls/Boys
  • 12 & 13 years – Girls/Boys
  • 14-16 years – Girls/Boys
  • 17- 20 years – Women/Men
  • 21-25 years – Women/Men
  • 26-39 years – Women/Men
  • 40-49 years – Women/Men
  • 50-59 years – Women/Men
  • 60+ years – Women/Men

Group Photograph

Novelty Races

  • Prize Race – 3 years and under – Girls & Boys
  • Frog Hop – 4 years – Girls & Boys
  • Shoe Race – 5 & 6 years – Girls & Boys
  • Potato & Spoon – 7 &  8 years – Girls & Boys
  • Three Legged Race – 9 & 10 years – Girls/Boys
  • Slow Bicycle Race – 11 – 13 years – Girls/Boys
  • Water Balloon Toss – 14 – 16 years – Mixed Teams
  • Mystery Race – 17+ years – Mixed teams of ten

Candy Toss