Activities planned to keep Mission residents active

Activities planned to keep Mission residents active

The ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge ends on June 16 and Mission is currently in 11th place

Mission is currently participating in the ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge from May 31 to June 16, in an effort to be named Canada’s Most Active Community.

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In order to keep residents active this week, several special activities are taking place for residents to participate in, in addition to their own activities.

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– Tuesday, June 11: Fraser Valley Mountain Bike Assoc bike ride, 6 p.m. at Mill Pond on Dewdney Trunk Road;

– Thursday, June 13: Downtown Business Assoc lunch time walks and barbecue 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Welton Street Parking Lot. A free lunch hosted by the DBA and walks led by Parks, Recreation & Culture fitness staff. Prizes and giveaways;

– Saturday, June 15: Learn to Play Disc Golf at Centennial Park at 9 a.m. The first 75 people that are new to the sport will be given a free disc golf disc to keep. A group lesson will be offered by donation that will begin at 9:15 a.m. and finish at 9:45 a.m. and then participants will be set to go have fun on the course;

– Sunday, June 16: Walk Mission 9-10 a.m. meet at the Mission Leisure Centre Parking lot.

It is important for everyone to record their active minutes in the website or in the app at

Mission is currently in 11th place in Western Canada at this point, but the placings are always changing.