Fun for Kids, Great for Our Community


What upcoming event teaches kids about philanthropy, has awesome prizes (like an Xbox 1, Beats Solo 2, and a new bike), AND concludes in an evening of going down a water slide and skating with the Soo Greyhounds?

The Bell Celebrity Skate & Swim in support of Rotary Youth Projects presented by Agero will be taking place Tuesday, November 10th at the John Rhodes Community Centre from 6pm to 9pm. Admission is a minimum of $35 in pledges, but participants who commit to fundraising above-and-beyond the entrance requirement may be going home with some great swag.

Special Individual Prize:

Raise $150 or more and receive one free child pass to a Soo Greyhounds game (redeemable at the Essar Centre box office for either Sunday, December 6th vs. North Bay OR Wednesday, January 20th vs Sudbury) courtesy of the Soo Greyhounds Hockey Club

Individual Fundraising Incentives in order of distribution:

  • One (1) Xbox 1, courtesy of Best Buy
  • One (1) Beats Solo 2, courtesy of Agero
  • One (1) Beats Solo 2, courtesy of Agero
  • One (1) bicycle, courtesy of Canadian Tire
  • One (1) Nintendo 2DS, courtesy of Laidlaw, Paciocco, Dumanski, Spadafora & Johnson
  • Soo Greyhounds autographed jersey, courtesy of Soo Greyhounds
  • Five (5) watches, courtesy of Savoy’s Jewellers
  • Eight (8) backpacks, courtesy of Bell
  • Twenty-four (24) autographed Soo Greyhounds ball caps

Bell Celebrity Skate & SwimThis event isn’t just for individuals – it’s also a fantastic team fundraiser! Receive 50% of team monies raised by your group if at least five members participate and each raise the minimum $35. All teams who raise a total of $750 or more will receive a team bowling party at North Crest, and both the top fundraising hockey team and the top fundraising non-hockey team will receive a pool party (including 3 pizzas) courtesy of the John Rhodes and Holiday Inn Express, respectively.

More information and downloadable pledge forms can be found at If you have any questions, please contact the Rotary office at 705-945-1279. Together we can make a difference in the lives of children in our community!