Mothers Day: Langley City offers ways to hang with mom

Sunday, May 10 is a chance to celebrate Mothers Day but also happens to be World Move for Health Day.

Move for Health Day is an international event created in 2002 by the World Health Organization to encourage physical activity to improve people’s health.

In 2014, an estimated 18,000-plus people participated in Move for Health Day events and activities in communities all over this province.

Langley City has free activities that people can do with their moms this Sunday.

Last one in

The Al Anderson Pool officially opens May 8 but offers a free Mothers Day/Move for Health Day swim 5 to 8 p.m. on May 10. Games, prizes and fun activities are planned for this family-oriented event.

Hatha time

Mother and Daughter Hatha Yoga takes place at the Timms Community Centre.

This is a fun, free introduction to Hatha yoga and takes place from 11 a.m. to noon.

Reserve a spot in advance by calling 604-514-2940.

Heave

Free weight room orientations are available 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Timms Community Centre on Eastleigh Crescent.

Book a free 45-minute orientation and learn how to use the equipment safely and effectively. Each participant will receivea complimentary two week pass to the Timms Community Centre Weight Room.

Reserve your orientation at 604-514-2940.

Alone time

Free up mom to spend the time as she wishes by heading off to an activity.

A Youth Ball Hockey Tournament is noon to 4 p.m. at the Douglas Park Sports Box.

Youth 12 to 18 are invited to take part in a round robin three-on-three ball hockey tournament.

There will be pizza, refreshments and prizes.

People must have their own hockey stick, helmet, and protective gear. Phone 604-514-2999 to pre-register a team, or just show up and get placed on a team Sunday.

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