Inner City Recreation & Wellness Program

Updates from ICRWP

  • Adrian Soosay. Rebecca Kaiser

Lady Flower Garden
This season, the Lady Flower Garden program will run on Wednesday mornings!This program will transport inner city dwellers northeast to the Horsehill District where Lady Flower Gardens will offer people the opportunity to harvest produce for Edmonton’s Food Bank and for themselves. The van to the garden will be departing from Bissell Centre at 9:30 a.m. and from Boyle Street Community Services at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings starting in May.

The Inner City Sluggers Slo-Pitch team is composed of community members who access the services offered by the Bissell Centre, The Mustard Seed, and Boyle Street Community Services. The team will be practicing Monday afternoons and playing Tuesday nights at Diamond Park #1 just off of Rossdale Road between the Low Level and James McDonald Bridges.

Street Prints
The Art from the Heart event at the McCauley Intercultural Centre last month included a number of members of the Street Prints Artist Collective. This amazing event was full of local artists showing off their work embodied a vast array of styles and mediums. If you missed out on this event, don’t worry, because many of the artists have been generously offered a great opportunity to display their art at the Boyle Street Plaza (YMCA) lobby in the coming months. We look forward to seeing that space come alive with art!

Floor Hockey Sportsmanship Award
This month, the Floor Hockey Sportsmanship Award, provided by support from the Edmonton Sport and Social Club, was awarded to Adrian Soosay. Adrian recently began attending the program and is developing as a player and as a teammate. We hope to continue to see him around.

Rebecca Kaiser and Mike Siek are Program Coordinators with ICRWP.

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