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PSP Summer Program

June 30, 2020 at 11:20 am

Submitted Another year of fun is upon us with the PSP Summer Program having started yesterday at the Col J.J. Parr Sports Centre. While this years’ program may look a little bit different, there will still be lots of great activities and even more laughs as the Recreation Team welcomes participants from ages 6 to 12 during the 9 week program. The program will have both indoor and outdoor activities including yoga, crafts, sports andRead More

Summer fun begins

June 30, 2020 at 11:18 am

Cliff Kenyon It’s summer and that means it’s time for outdoor fun. BMO Financial is supporting efforts to get outside and be active as sponsor of the 4 Wing Summer Active Challenge 2020. For full details check out www.cafconnection.ca/Cold-Lake. It’s an eight-week run/bike challenge with a competitive and a leisure/recreational track. The purpose is to enourage outdoor activity and build morale by walking, running or biking. Participants will be given goals and challenges which alsoRead More

Canada Day and 4 Wing’s flying missions

June 30, 2020 at 11:15 am

Public Service Announcement June 29, 2020 – Cold Lake, AB – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces In celebration of Canada Day on July 1, and in lieu of a classic flypast, 4 Wing Cold Lake will have a modified return to base plan for all flying missions this year. Throughout the day, CF-18 Hornets and CT-155 Hawks will return to the airfield along highway 28 from Cold Lake North to Cold Lake South andRead More

Construction of new steps has been finished at 4 Wing Air Force association.
Photo: Cliff Kenyon

Association, Legion opening

June 30, 2020 at 11:12 am

Cliff Kenyon 4 Wing Air Force Association and Cold Lake Royal Canadian Legion are slowly adjusting to a new normal as the pandemic threat passes. Both groups, which closed their facilities in mid-March, are run by volunteers and have taken a slow and cautious approach to reopening. The Wing Association will be open from July 7 for three hours daily from 11 a.m. for members. No public or special events are scheduled and none willRead More

On garbage,  and picking it up

On garbage, and picking it up

June 30, 2020 at 11:08 am

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Andrew Whitman Garbage! What thoughtless people leave garbage lying around? Going for a jog the other morning past the marina, there is garbage, piles of take-out refuse, tossed cynically out of car windows, and left for others to collect. We ought to hunt these people down (their finger prints are on the trash!), round them up into old-fashioned chain gangs and send them out to tidy the streets and roadsides. Who’s withRead More

Keep training for chosen sport

Keep training for chosen sport

June 30, 2020 at 11:04 am

Jerry Ingham, Sports Coordinator, 4 Wing Personnel Support Programs Even though sports may not be going on right now if people want to be competitive it is necessary to train specifically for their chosen sport. Here is a list of different athletic abilities needed to be trained for a particular sport. It came from our CAF National Sports Office. In the future we plan on running on-line videos for training of different sports. Also, duringRead More