Whether you’re looking to get fit, get active or get more involved with the community, Stratford’s wide range of recreation programs are sure to have something you’ll enjoy. Try something new this year without worrying about your age or skill level, as programs are tailored to fit your individual needs and interests. To help residents of the Stratford apartments get out of their comfort zones this year, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some Stratford Recreation Programs that are currently running.
Active Adults 55
Offering those who are 55 years of age and older a variety of clubs and programs, the Stratford Lakeside Active Adults Association operates with the mindset that you’re never too old to give up being active. While an age minimum is outlined, the Association also welcomes those who are not yet 55 years of age, but are completely retired. Activities offered include billiards, euchre, carpet bowling, cribbage, five-pin bowling, golf (winter), painting and much more. To become a member, you’ll need to purchase an annual membership for $25.00 per person, which gives you access to all of the activities stated above and more. Paying before January 30th of each year will even get you an “early bird” fee. In addition to the scheduled activities, the Association also offers a variety of day trips, events and services that members can take advantage of. You can become a member by calling 519-271-4310 or visiting the Kiwanis Community Centre in person. Located at 111 Lakeside Drive, the centre is a six-minute drive and 32-minute walk from the Avon Place Apartments.
Each season from June until the end of August, the City of Stratford owns and operates the Stratford Lions Pool located at 15 William Street, which is a five-minute drive and 28-minute walk from theStratford apartments. With a variety of swimming lessons and public swimming programs available, there is always something to do. You can also feel confident knowing your kids are safe, as trained instructors and lifeguards are always supervising the pool. Check out the Free Swim Schedule,Public Swims and Admission Fees and Swimming Lessons by visiting the Stratford Aquatics website.
For children aged 4 to 13 years of age, an assortment of summer day camps, PA Day camps, craft camps and many more are available to experience and enjoy. Summer camps run from July to August and registration is now open. You can register for Recreation Programs online or in personat the Stratford Rotary Complex located at 353 McCarthy Road. The complex is a 10-minute drive from the 359 Railway Avenue apartments. Program activities are based around a theme and can include anything from crafts, outdoor activities, games, trips and even guest speakers. Make sure to get the whole family out and about, as a family discount is available for families with three or more children involved in full week programs. Families will receive $20.00 off for each child registered after the first two who are participating in the same program, in the same session of registration.
For additional information on the recreational activities offered, read through the digital version of Stratford’s Recreation Activity Guide. Get outside of your Avon Place Apartment and explore all the activities, events and programs the charming City of Stratford has to offer both residents and visitors.