Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire Fishing Day Event This Thursday At Del Crary Park

The Kids, Cops & Canadian Tire local fishing day event takes place this Thursday (August 2nd) at Del Crary Park and the Holiday Inn.

The event is open to children 16 and under, and will run from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Officers from the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police will be helping children from Big Brothers/Big Sisters learn the joys of fishing.

A BBQ lunch will be available for a nominal charge from 11:30 until 1:00 pm. There will be a Canine demonstration at 2:00 pm and Fire Department personnel will be in attendance with one of their vehicles. Participants are asked to bring their own fishing gear and an adult buddy. Giveaways and prizes will be awarded at 3:15 p.m.

This Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire event is sponsored by Fishing Forever, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding worthwhile fishing, conservation and education projects. It is also supported by the Police Association of Ontario, Canadian Tire and the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police.

To learn more about Kids, Cops and Canadian Tire, please visit Kidsandcops.ca or contact Joanne Pellegrino at events@kidsandcops.ca or 905.632.8679.

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