September 21st Town Hall Meeting
On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, the Batawa Development Corporation will host a Town Hall Meeting from 6:30 - 8:00pm in the Batawa Community Centre.
This two-part meeting will begin with a presentation on Batawa’s History and information on the future vision for the building of this community.
During the second half, there will be an introduction to the updated overall town plan, as well as more specific information on plans for Fraser Drive and the envar property. After this, the floor will open for a Q&A session, as well as general disscussion.
September 1, 2016 - Hannah Brown
Batawa Outdoor Adventure Camp is Back and Packed full of Fun!
Summer camp is already in full swing at Batawa Ski Hill! Kids from all over the region are in Batawa enjoying everything we have to offer!
Our popular Hike N’ Bike program has partnered with The Brake Room to teach campers more about bike maintenance. Our counsellors also had a session with Cheryl Borecky of GoActive to learn some bike safety and mountain biking skills they can pass on to campers.
In addition to the new offerings, we still have all the amazing activities Batawa is known for, like the slip n’ slide, Friday cookouts, firetruck sprinkler and trips to the
July 10, 2016
TransCanada Donates to Batawa Lions Natural Playground
The Natural Playground in Batawa is almost complete. Yesterday employees from the TransCanada Corporations came to Batawa to help work on the 4km trail that will connect the playground to the Riverfront Trail and the Lower Trent Trail. TransCanada had already donated $25,000 to the project, but they also wanted to come help out and help.
“We’ve had lots of companies supporting us, but no companies coming and actually helping. TransCanada came and said that they actually want to get their hands dirty,” said Jeff Moorhouse of the Batawa Lions Club.
Although the trail
June 30, 2016 - Hannah Brown
Water Festival Brings Hundreds of Children to Batawa
Kids from local schools were soaking up the knowledge May 27 and 28 at Batawa Ski Hill. Over 30 interactive booths were staffed by volunteers across the region to teach children about the importance of water conservation. “They learn the importance of water and some of the things they can do at home to conserve it,” said Marilyn Bucholtz, communications and outreach co-ordinator for Lower Trent Conservation.
Students from Grafton to Tyendinega and from Marmora to PEC learned about water usage and conservation, local wildlife that lives in the water, the Great Lakes, species at
June 20, 2016 - Hannah Brown
Alzheimer's Coffee Break
A record-setting $333.20 was raised by donations from guests on Thursday, September 17th for Alzheimers research at the coffee break.
30 visitors sampled cookie entries from the Batawa Lions Club and the Ladies of Batawa Sacred Heart and voted for their favourite. A close race ended with the Ladies victorious.
Thank you to all who participated.
September 25, 2015