Inner City Recreation & Wellness Program

A New Partnership

ICRWP partners with the Edmonton Sport and Social Club.

  • Phil Browatzke. William Neis

The ICRWP is happy to announce a new partnership with the Edmonton Sport and Social Club! The ESSC now sponsors our monthly sportsmanship award, and is also raising money for our sport programs and other wellness initiatives!

As such, our first winner of the ESSC Floor Hockey Sportsmanship Award is Phil Browatzke. Phil is the hardest-working person you will ever meet, and is always ready to help ensure that things are running smoothly and quickly. His high energy always adds a level of excitement to any sport he plays, and he plays almost all of them! Phil is always the first to offer to help clean up, repair items and clarify the rules for the team. He is a source of constant new ideas and his recommendations for changes to our program have often been enacted with much success. When Phil decides to be the positive role model in a situation, he is a shining beacon of sportsmanship and good form!

Making Strides, our equine therapy program, is celebrating its fifth year with a BBQ on the afternoon of Wednesday July 26. If you have been involved with the program any time over the past decade, please email me at to RSVP.
Additionally, Making Strides hosts its second annual “Chaturanga for Change” fundraiser on Sunday, August 13. It is a yoga by donation class starting at 10:30 a.m. on the grass of the WELCA show jumping field in the river valley.
For more information on Chaturanga for Change, or any of the free activities happening this summer, please write to the email address above. See you outside!

Rylan is the Program Lead, Inner City Recreation and Wellness Program. Mike Siek is a Program Coordinator with ICRWP.

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