Try it Northumberland

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Try a new sport or activity without the commitment of registering! Try-It Northumberland is a communications tool to highlight the free active events and activities going on throughout the county of Northumberland!

Contact us to have your event posted here: molly.nthdsportscouncil@gmail.com


Colborn Curling

Learn to Curl!

When: October 24, 25, 26 7:00pm-9:00pm

Where: Colborne Curling Club, 8 Durham St N, Colborne, ON K0K 1S0

Cost: FREE!


Breakers Volleyball

Try it for free!

Who: Youth ages 8-14

When: Friday, October 12 6:30-8:00

Where: St. Mary Secondary School Cobourg 1050 Birchwood Trail, Cobourg, ON K9A 5S9


Trail Running with the YMCA Northumberland!

Get to know your local Northumberland Forest Trails. Get outside and enjoy the fall weather with this Sunday trail running series!

When: Oct 14, Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 4 Meet at 9:45am

Where: Beagle Club Road, Northumberland Forest

More info: Mette Aarlev, Coordinator Adult Programs mette.aarlev@nrt.ymca.ca

The Senior Get up and Go Program!

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What: The Seniors Get Up and Go Program is a progressive exercise program for seniors 65 and older focused on removing barriers to participation in a healthy lifestyle and helping seniors get out of the house, make connections and get the recommended 150 minutes of cardiovascular, balance, and bone strengthening activity a week.

Cost: FREE!!!!

Who: Anyone who is 65+ looking for a fun and safe way to get more active!

Where: YMCA Birghton, 170 Main St, Brighton, ON K0K 1H0

When: Starts Monday, June 4 and will run for 12 weeks (until August 27)

Mondays 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Wednesdays 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Fridays 12:45 pm – 1:30 pm

More info/ register:  www.ymcanorthumberland.com/event/brighton-ymca-seniors-get-up-and-go/


Free Falls Prevention Class for Seniors

What: Trained healthcare professionals will lead you through the falls prevention classes. These classes have two components. The first 30min will be used to educate participants on falls prevention. The second half of the class will a light exercise class focusing on strength and balance.

Cost: FREE!

When: Times vary based on location.

Where: Bewdley, Campbellford, Cobourg, Colborne, Hastings, Port Hope and Warkworth

More info:  1-866-514-5774 or the Community Care Northumberland Website


Free Exercise Class for Seniors

What: Seniors are invited to attend FREE exercise classes that will focus on getting seniors stronger and target balance!

Cost: FREE!

When: Times vary based on location.

Where: Bewdley, Campbellford, Cobourg, Colborne, Hastings, Port Hope and Warkworth

More info:  1-866-514-5774 or the Community Care Northumberland Website


To have your event included email us at: molly.nthdsportscouncil@gmail.com