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OPACC's Family Fun Day

Update 3/4/14: See pictures of the event here! Update 4/2/14: SNAP Etobicoke pictures here! Update 4/29/14: News clips coverage (Global and CITY) here!

OPACC invites families of children affected by childhood cancer to come on out and spend a morning of free family fun, featuring:

Skateboarding Foam pit Food …and more!

When: Saturday, March 1st from 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (please arrive promptly between 8:30-8:45 a.m.). Please note that this is not a drop-in, but a scheduled program of activities, so timeliness is important!

Where: C.J. Skateboard Park, 60 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke ( Click here for a map as well as driving or public transit directions.

Who: All ages and abilities welcome!

Cost: Free for OPACC members (membership is free; if you are not already a member, you can sign up here)

RSVP: Send an email to with your name, number of adults and children attending, and the ages of the children. Please note that space is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible!

Important: All new participants will be required to sign this waiver on-site on the day of the event (parents can sign for minors under 18 yrs.)

What to bring: Whenever possible, kids should bring their own safety equipment. For kids aged 13 and under, that includes helmet, elbow and knee pads, and wrist guards. For ages 13+ they require only a helmet. Kids should dress in running shoes and jeans for skateboarding, as jeans help the knee pads stay on better. If a child does not have equipment, they also have some available for rent (OPACC will cover any rental cost). Some scooters will be available for use at the event, however kids are also welcome to bring their own scooters, roller blades, and skateboards.

Food: There is no outside food allowed. Food including pizza, chicken dogs, drinks, and snacks will be available free of charge. Light refreshments will be served starting at 8:30 a.m.