Covid-19 Social Distancing Ideas

Check out the DRCA Facebook Page for a few ideas on how to stay connected with your neighbours and our great community! https://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryRidgeCommunityAssociation/

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ENMAX Line Relocation – Update

On Sunday January 12, all current 2019/20 DRCA members received the following EMAIL to their inboxes. If you value this type of communication, we encourage you to purchase/renew your DRCA membership today! $25 well spent!

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Save the Date! 2nd Annual Once Upon a Time Skate

We invite all Discovery Ridge residents down to the ODR on Sunday February 2nd for a leisurely skate complete with music and hot chocolate. 2:00-4:00pm. Please dress for the weather! Click HERE for more info.

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Thank you Rink Volunteers!

Both ice surfaces are OPEN (9:00AM-8:30PM) for all to enjoy. Please take the time to not only play hard, but to also use the shovels provided to clear the ice of snow build-up (remember, up and OVER the boards of the hockey rink).

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Know your bin schedule this holiday season!

For the upcoming holidays, there is no pick up on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day for residential homes with carts. Make sure you know your schedule and sign up for free reminders by visiting calgary.ca/collection. If you normally put your blue, green or black carts out on Wednesday, put your cart(s) out two days earlier on the Monday.

Christmas Day (Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019) pick up will move to Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020) pick up will move to Monday, Dec. 30, 2019.

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Rink Crew Open House – November 8 @ 8:00PM

The DRCA is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with the upkeep of both ice surfaces this skating season.
Join us down at the Rec Facility Building on November 8 at 8:00pm to meet our current crew members, learn a bit more about what it takes to volunteer on an ice crew,  and learn how all of our machinery works. Coming together as a community is the key to making the job of maintaining our ice smooth and easy.
Refreshmenst will be served and we look forward to meeting many new recruits!

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Help clean up woody debris in Griffith Woods

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Amazing Race 2019 – CANCELLED

Unfortunately we did not get minimum 10 Race teams needed for the event to go ahead.
We had a total of 13 teams signed up for the original event, but a number of those teams could not participate this Saturday.
Thank you to the volunteers for willing to donate their time and the teams that confirmed their attendance.

Given the interest by families in the Race we will look to hold the event next May/June.

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The rain may try to stop us, but we keep coming! The Amazing Race Discovery Ridge has been rescheduled for September 21, 2019.

Follow clues to different locations in and around the community to complete tasks, navigate road blocks, and make their way back to the finish line!

Please register by Sept.18th to ensure your spot and get ready to race!

Date: Saturday Sept. 21st from 10 am to noon in the Discovery Ridge recreation area.

Maximum of 16 teams – min. 2 and a max. of 4 people per team

Two team categories:
1. Adults (if any children aged 12 and older on their team)
2. Family – (with kids 11 or under)

SIGN UP here: https://forms.gle/xvov7NLqiqxeY3d67

Can’t race? You can still volunteer and have as much fun by watching the teams – email: communications@discoveryridge.com with the Subject line: Volunteer AR

Each team please bring one smartphone in case needed for a race station.

Teams are encouraged to wear costumes if they like.

Prizes for the top two teams in each category.

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Music in the Park – September 7

A great event for all ages! Bring your lawn chair or blanket and head down to the Rec Facility to enjoy great music by the following:

3:00-3:45 – The Razzama Jazz Big Band
4:00-4:45 – The Torchettes
5:00-5:45 – The Heebee-jeebees
6:00-7:00 – The Mike Mackenzie Band

See you at the Park!

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Music in the Park 2019 – it’s coming!

It’s coming! Discovery Ridge’s favourite annual event will be rocking the neighbourhood September 7 from 3-7 p.m. Residents of all ages are welcome to come down to the field at the Recreation Facility to enjoy a memorable evening of great music, great friends – and back this year, some great beverages for purchase at the beer gardens! (cash and credit card accepted, no debit).
The event is FREE for all to enjoy.
Brought to you by RE/MAX realtor, David Pellettier, with support from our local MLA, Mike Ellis.

Gates open at 3 p.m. and the music will play until 7 p.m.

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