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Healthy Kids Community Challenge Events

Upcoming Events:

Family Cooking Class

The Southwest Area Recreation Guild (SWARG) in partnership with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge is delivering 3 nutrition programs for families with children. This event is being hosted by a local registered dietitian. 

*Cost is $20 per family (1 adult and up to 2 children). Registration is required. Click here for more information.

Windsor Locations:

  • Forest Glade Community Centre: Sunday, December 17, 2017, from 2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Mackenzie Hall: Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 6:00pm-7:30pm

Essex Location:

  • Essex Centre Sports Complex: Sunday, December 10, 2017, from 2:00pm-3:30pm

*Pathway to Potential funding available for those who qualify.

Windsor Essex Community Winter in Motion Events - 2017 

Town of Essex: Free Recreational swim Friday, December 29, 2017 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: Essex Recreation Complex

Town of Tecumseh - Winter In Motion: Free Public Skating: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 starting at 12pm. For more information Click here.

Town of Lakeshore: Free Recreational Swims, Sunday, December 31, 2017 from 1:30pm-3:30pm, 4:00pm-6:45pm
Free Public Skating: 2:00pm-6:45pm, Rink A
*Stay for the outdoor fireworks display at 7:30pm
Atlas Tube Centre

Municipality of Leamington: Free Public Skating Sunday, December 29,2017 2:00pm-3:00pm
Leamington Kinsman Recreation Centre

Hockey and Skating

Previous Events:

Windsor Essex Community March Break in Motion Events - 2017

During March break Windsor and Essex County municipalities will be hosting "March Break In Motion" events. To promote the "Take Charge, Choose Water" message and to educate participants about the benefits of drinking water, reusable water bottles will be given out, while supplies last, to those in attendance.
City of Windsor - Free Swim - Wednesday, March 15 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm
Location:  Adie Knox Herman Recreation & Customer Care Complex
Town of Essex - Free Swim / Skate
Free Swim - Thursday, March 16 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Location:  Essex Recreation Complex
Free Skate - Friday, March 17 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm
Location:  Harrow & Colchester South Arena
Town of Kingsville - Kids on Ice Curling - Wednesday, March 15 from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Kingsville Curling Club
Curling instruction, game play and healthy lunch provided.
Registration and $10 fee required.  To register please call 519-733-2123.
Town of Tecumseh - Free Skate - March 13 to 17 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm (Wednesday and Friday sessions sponsored by Tecumseh Mayor and HKCC Co-Champion, Gary McNamara)
Location: Tecumseh Recreation Complex & Arena
Note: Admission based on ice capacity; helmets recommended
Town of LaSalle - Free Swim - Friday, March 17 from 3:15 to 5:15 pm
Location: Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex
Note:  Reservations are strongly recommended.  Please call 519-969-7771 ext. 0 or go online at to reserve your spot.
Town of Lakeshore - Swim / Skate - March 13 to 17
Swim time 1:00 to 3:00 pm - Cost $3 per person
Free family swim Friday, March 17 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Skate time 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Cost is $2 per person
Location:  Atlas Tube Centre
Municipality of Leamington - Free Swim - Wednesday, March 15 from 2:00 to 3:10 pm and 3:15 to 4:30 pm
Location:  Municipality of Leamington Sherk Recreation Complex

Free Family Day Events - Monday, February 20

City of Windsor - Free Skate
Location: Charles Clark Square from 8:30 am to 10:30 pm
Location: Lanspeary Lions Rink from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Town of Amherstburg - Free Skate
Location: Libro Credit Union Centre - Motavi Rink from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Come out and get active with your family and try our fruit infused water!
Town of Essex - Free Swim
Location: Essex Recreation Complex from 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Town of Kingsville - Free  Skate
Location: Kingsville Arena from 12:00 to 1:50 pm
Town of Lakeshore - Free Swim and Skate
Skate from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Swim from 1:00 to 3:30 pm
Location: Atlas Tube Centre
Town of LaSalle - Free Swim
Location: Vollmer Culture and Recreation Complex.  Please see times below.
Times: 12:00 to 12:45pm; 1:00 to 1:45 pm; 2:00 to 2:45 pm; 3:00 to 3:45 pm; 4:00 to 4:45 pm; 5:00 to 5:45 pm 
Municipality of Leamington - Free Swim
Location: Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
Town of Tecumseh - Free Skate
Location: Tecumseh Arena from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm



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