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Senior skaters

At almost 90 years of age Howard Northey of Red Deer has made a regular habit of keeping active through his life. Here Northey and Joyce Smela glide around the ice at the Arena on Tuesday.

At almost 90 years of age Howard Northey of Red Deer has made a regular habit of keeping active through his life. Here Northey and Joyce Smela glide around the ice at the Arena on Tuesday. Northey, one of the original members of the Silverblades skaters, has been tying on his skates with the club since the 1960s. Each Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 from September through to the end of April anyone aged 50+ can join the group for a drop in fee of $3 at the Arena. The Silverblades also skate each Friday afternoon from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. For this skate time anyone interested should register at the Recreation Centre prior to dropping in. For more information about seniors skating contact Keith Kline at 403-347-6883.

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