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Wakefield Covered Bridge Run!

March 13, 2013

Hey Wakefield and La Pêche, we want to hear from our youth!

We’re giving away 10 free entries for the Wakefield Covered Bridge Run or Duathlon (youth entries).

3 easy steps to enter to try and win:

1. be a youth between the ages of 4-17;
2. live in the municipality of La Pêche; AND
3. send us an e-mail with your story on what it means to stay healthy, fit and active! (MOM and DAD, you can definitely help the little ones with this…)

The winners with the best stories will be announced on April 6th. Send your story before April 2nd.


DragonFest Jan 25 and 26 2013

January 13, 2013

Friday-Vendredi January 25 janvier : Free skate avec la musique de Martin Comeau sur la patinoire – In the Grand Hall 9PM – DJs Ti-Claude et LucWarm will get your dragon feet moving to the sound of their music.

Saturday – Samedi 26 janvier, noon start with family activities, kids will slide on John Barkely’s snow sculpted dragon, broomball, waiter race (open to Wakefield waiters and bartenders only)…then 8PM, Fiftymen, Junction 105 and Standardbreds in the Grand Hall, Cela va rocker!!!-

How you can help spread the word.

September 30, 2012

Voting for the Aviva Community Fund starts in a few hours.  Here is how you can help spread the word.

Copy and paste the following into an email and send it to all your contacts:

Our little community of Wakefield has just finished the construction of a fantastic new community centre.  Now it is time to finish the grounds with a professionally design skate park and sports pad.  The goal is to build a 4000 sq.ft. skate park and a 4000 sq.ft. multi-season, multi-purpose sports pad.  You can help make this come true by voting in the Aviva Community Fund contest.  All you need to do is give us one vote per day from the 1st of Oct to the 15th of Oct. at this link.

You can also “like” the Wakefield Recreation Association facebook page or the Wakefield Activities for Youth facebook page for quick links to vote.

You can read more about the project here:

Thank you!


You can also print out the the flooring PDF, cut them and hand them out to your clients, staff, students, just to name a few.

Canada day

June 22, 2012

Canada Day Time…during the St-Jean Baptiste weekend…

The Wakefield Recreation Association will be at the
Info Wakefield Cabin, ACROSS FROM the farmer’s market this Saturday AM.

We will answer your Canada Day questions, recruit more volunteers and sell
our infamous Wakefield Canada Day Mugs.

See you there Saturday.

Patrick Poitras

Some inspiration for the skate park!

June 1, 2012

A little something like this would be great for our skate park!

RDS winter pictures

May 25, 2012

RDS was at the Community Centre yesterday to do a follow-up on the Wakefield Community Centre – winner of the 2010 Kraft Celebration Tour.

They are asking for 2 pictures of kids skating/playing on the Wakefield Rink (last winter pics).

Unfortunately, I do not have any and I am looking for 2 pictures if you have any.

WRA will award a Wakefield Mug (available at your Community Centre for $5 by the way) to the best pic provided.

Please email the pics to: before Sunday.

There is a bit more than 2 weeks left if you want to nominate your community project.
Projects from Wakefield will quite likely not be chosen as finalist, but I believe community projects outside
of Wakefield would be considered. Go to: for info.

You will notice a very cool picture of the Wakefield Tour if you acces the french site

Local support.

May 24, 2012

This was posted in the WN today.


Big Thanks to all the people who came out to Joshua’s show Sunday afternoon! Loved seeing everyone dancing even in the +30 weather, you guys are troupers!
The boys who were collecting money raised $130 for the skate park! 
We are proud to announce another show July 6th @ The Black Sheep so mark your calendars, this is going to be a rockin Friday night.

Didn’t make the show check out the music @

Would also like to thank Peter Bussel and Edelweiss Studio for producing the first Joshua Earth music video!

Joshua and Devorah

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