Work on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Continues

More than 30 people participated in the Community Forum to discuss recreational options for the future, with a focus on the future of the old arena as any decision regarding this facility will have significant repercussions for the master plan. After break-out group discussions, the consensus seemed to be to… Continue reading

New Spring and Summer Programs at the CMCC

Join Fia, Ember and their friends at the CMCC to sail around the smooth, flat all-purpose flooring that hid under the ice surface all winter long.  Bring in your own roller skates or roller blades as there are no equipment rentals available.  The rink is available from 4 to 5pm… Continue reading

Mischief and Vandalism Force 6pm Closure of CMCC Walking Track

As is often the case, the poor behaviour of a few affects to privileges of the many. A few weeks ago, Recreation staff decided to close access to the walking track at 6pm after a series of events where unsupervised youngsters played pranks that created dangerous situations for themselves as… Continue reading

CMCC Project

Last month the official plaque acknowledging community donations towards the construction of the Cavan-Monaghan Community Centre was installed. Fundraising Committee Co-chairs, Dorothea Hines and Matt Graham, and volunteers, Susan Marten, Roland Greber, Brandon and Michael Stevens, Gary Lewis, Julie Simpson, and Chris Fisher, helped raise more than $863,000 for the… Continue reading

CMCC Walking Track Protocols

Like all fitness facilities across the province, the walking track at the CMCC is open with significant changes to procedures. Use of the track is by appointment only, with a limit of 10 users at a time. Bookings are available Monday to Friday from 8 am to 2pm beginning on… Continue reading

Sips ‘n’ Eats Event

The Millbrook Chamber of Commerce hosted a fundraising called “Winter Sips ‘n’ Eats” last Saturday at the CMCC, where they raised $1,000 towards the Community Centre’s fundraising campaign. For a $5 entry fee, visitors could sample treats from Moody’s and the Pastry Peddler, browse some vendor booths, and purchase draw… Continue reading

A Millbrook Star in Training?

Three-year-old Brayden Holmes donned ice skates for the first time last month at the new Community Centre during the Sunday public skate event.  His orange training supports came in handy but more traditional support always had his back!  Whether you are a novice or an expert, sharpen your blades and… Continue reading

Millbrook Arena Back in Action

The Millbrook arena parking lot was full again on January 4th when the Peterborough Timbermen Lacrosse team hit the floor in their first game in the recently renovated facility that is now equipped with gently-used blue artificial turf.  The opening event was welcomed with an official ball drop featuring Maple… Continue reading

Weekly Practices at Community Landmark

The old arena now boats a flurry of activity on evenings and weekends as the competitive teams of the Maple Leaf Cavan Football Club hold weekly practices on the turf-covered floor and junior and senior lacrosse teams hold games and practices, extending the life of the community landmark.