No Dragon Boat practice on Sunday


but do take part in 1) Terry Fox Run 2) Vancouver Sports Day on Saturday & Sunday

No Gung Haggis Fat Choy dragon boat team practice this Sunday Sept 18th, neither Steven Wong nor myself is available… logistics are challenging.

– so please go to a Terry Fox Run site as your sports alternative for
Sunday…  Usually I speak at at Run Site as a Terry's Team Member
(Cancer Survivors who serve as living examples that research has made a

I recommend going to Coquitlam for the 9:30am Opening Ceremonies.
will be very poignant and emotional because Betty Fox would always
speak at the Coquitlam Hometown Run – and unfortunately, Betty passed
away this summer.  Last year, she was one of the Olympic flag bearers at
the Opening Ceremonies.  I am pleased and thankful, that I was able to
meet and get to know Betty, and her family over the years, since I have
been a Terry's Team Member since 1993.

There are also run sites
in Stanley Park, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond and
throughout all of BC.  Times vary from 8am start to 10am starts.

Paddle or Ice Skate
please see below for details of City of Vancouver Sports Day @ Creekside Community Centre


Dear Paddlers, Volunteers, Residents,
Neighbours and Friends,

Just a reminder that we are holding an
open house as part of the City of Vancouver’s Sports Day. New Dragon
Boat participants will be instructed in basic dragon boat paddling and
then taken out on the water for about 45 minutes.
All ages and
abilities welcome. Bring your family and friends. We’ll also be
barbequing up some hotdogs with proceeds to the Greater Vancouver Food

Boats depart at 1, 2 and 3 pm on Saturday.
Dragon Zone at Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way (Boating
Centre hallway to start)
Times: 1 pm – 4 pm
Please email
with the boat time you’d like to depart.

Please come a little
early so you are ready to go out on time!

Here is more
information on the City of Vancouver’s Sports Day

Sports Day in
Creekside Community Recreation Centre
Athletes Way
Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1

Saturday September
17, 2011 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Hillcrest Ice Rink
4575 Clancy
Loranger Way
Vancouver, BC   When:
Sunday September 18, 2011
12:45-2:15 PM
Dear Sports Enthusiasts,  Sports Day in
Canada is taking place on September 17th.

Join Canadians in
rallying support for Sports Day in Canada – a national celebration of
sport at all levels.

Sports Day in Vancouver: Two Days on Land,
Water & Ice 

Day One: Sept 17, 1-5 PM at Creekside
Community Centre

Celebrate at Creekside and participate in sports
on water and land! Enjoy your favourite sport or try a new sport in our
gymnasium with the help of MoreSports staff and volunteers. Discover
the exhilarating experience of dragon boating on False Creek; please
pre-register to save your spot on the boat. Also, take advantage of
DragonZone's hot dog barbeque with all proceeds going to the Greater
Vancouver Food Bank. Scheduled sport times and registration information
for the dragon boat “try-it” sessions available at
For more information on other boating programs, visit

Two: Sept 18, 12:45-2:15 PM at Hillcrest Rink
Get involved on ice!
Experience the pristine ice of Hillcrest Rink with your family. Skate
for free, enjoy complimentary refreshments and watch great ice sport
demos provided by our local community sports groups!

invited, no need to RSVP (other than dragon boat)!

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