June is always a busy month in Swift Current, and while big events like Frontier Days, Windscape, Long Day’s Night and the opening of Market Square all happen later in the month, this first weekend of June is also jam-packed different kinds of sports, another fundraising walk and a way to try out different recreational activities in the city.
Here’s a look at some of the things happening this weekend:
Connection to the boardwalk
The Chinook Parkway in Swift Current offers many recreational opportunities, all of which will be highlighted on Sunday. There will be a bike safety event at Riverdene Park, fitness activities at Elmwood Fit Park, planting at the Janie & Helen Rempel Community Garden and disc golf at Riverside Park, and you can walk or bike to at each of these events using the Chinook Trail. .
When: Sunday, June 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
More details on the individual events can be found by click here.
2022 Gutsy Walk for Chronic’s & Colitis
Chron’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease, affects 1 in 140 Canadians, including many young people. Money raised from the Gutsy Walk is donated to Chron’s and Colitis Canada to help support the search for treatments and improve the lives of people with these diseases. This is a 5km walk with shorter distances available, and refreshments will be available after the walk.
When: Sunday, June 5 at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Riverside Park
Registration: On site from 10:30 a.m. or on line.
Three home games for the Swift Current 57’s
After the Swift Current 57 opened their comeback season last weekend, they have a busy three-game homestand with two games against the Regina Red Sox on Friday and Saturday, then they will end the weekend with a game on Sunday. afternoon against the Medicine Hat Mavericks.
When: Friday and Saturday at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday at 2:05 p.m.
Where: Field Mitchell
Wolverines Lacrosse vs. Prince Albert
The Swift Current Wolverines Jr. B Lacrosse team will play their last home game of the regular season when they host the Prince Albert Predators on Saturday night. As with every home game, there will be a bar and concession run by Louie D’s Catering and a 50/50 raffle, and fans can get their tickets to an e-bike raffle sponsored by Robertson Motorsports and Marine.
When: Saturday June 4 at 6 p.m.
Where: Fairview West Arena
Cost: $5 for adults, children are free
Provincial motocross race
Swift Current will host a provincially sanctioned SMA motocross race day on Sunday, featuring riders from across Saskatchewan and local competitors from the CMX Powersports team.
When: Sunday, June 5 at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Swift Current Motocross Track (entrance is located behind Graphic Edge at 1411 North Service Rd. W.)
You can check out everything happening in the South West this weekend and send us details of an upcoming event in your community on the Events Calendar on Swift Current Online!