This is our blog where we can update the community on initiatives and upcoming events! A place where volunteers can register, ask questions and find all the information they need to help build our playground on June 25th 2011!!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Gas Purchases to help the Park Fund!!

Thomas from the Norwood Esso(County Road 45) is donating 1cent from every litre of gas purchased for the month of March to the Park. It would be great to see some extra gas purchases made there to support the park. Remember to THANK Thomas for his generosity!!!!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Successful Family Day!

The day was filled with crafts, games, horse sleigh rides, contests, food/beverages and much more!
Thank you to everyone who came out for the amazing day!
Also, thank you to all the volunteers, supporters and donators. The Playground and Parks Committee couldn't have asked for a better turn out!

thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Petes Hockey Game Fundraiser

Peterborough Petes vs Oshawa Generals

Date:  Saturday March 12th
Time:  7pm
Place:  Peterborough Memorial Centre

Price:  $12/person

All you need is Promo Code NORWOOD to get this deal!!
( or
705-743-3561 ext 1 or at the box office)
$2 from each ticket sale comes back to thefundraising project by the Asphodel-Norwood Playground and Parks Committee

Join us on Family Day!

Asphodel-Norwood Playground and Parks Committee presents…
Family Day Carnival!
Monday February 21, 2011
at the Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre
88 Alma Street, Norwood
Ice Schedule
9:00-10:00 a.m. - FREE Public Skating
10:00-11:00 a.m. - Norwood District Minor Sports Hockey Game        
11:00-12 noon - Norwood District Figure Skating Club Presentation
12:00-1:00 p.m. - Hockey Shoot Out- Come and show off your shooting skills for Prizes!

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Chuck-a-puck

1:30-3:00 p.m. - FREE Public Skating

All Day Events
·   Crafts         
   Silent Auction Tables
·   Face painting 
    Food and Beverages
·   Games
·   Bouncy castle

11:00-1:00 - Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides (weather permitting)
Dotmocracy survey - YOU (adults and children) get the opportunity to choose which pieces of equipment you would like to see in the new park!!

All proceeds from the event will go towards building a
safe new playground for our families!!

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Volleyball Tournament

The committee will be hosting a Volleyball Tournament for a fundraising event. It will take place Saturday March 5,2011 @ Norwood District High School from 9am-5pm. We are looking for 12 teams of 6 (mixed, must have at least 2 ladies on the court). Teams are guaranteed 3 games. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Please contact Stacy Gerow  639-5343 ext.214 for more details and to sign your team up!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


Hey everyone!

Check out the interview from our announcement day on Chex television!

Also remember, that anyone who does not have an internet connection can contact any of the Committee members and we can sign them up!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Announcement Photos

Krista, Doug, Kendra &Stacy, preparing for announcement

WOOOO HOOOO, a new park!

YEAH!!!! A new park!!

Public School Students are excited!!

Intensely watching announcement video

St.Pauls Students

Excitement over the new park!!

St.Pauls students watching announcement video

Pretty Intense!!

They like slides!!

and swings too!!

Our Big Announcement!

Well, today was the BIG announcement day!

Both elementary schools were informed of the great news, that THEY, the children were getting a brand new park, designed by them!

We also handed out information regarding the Let Them Be Kids Helping Hands award and information regarding the Family Day Carnival.

Stay tuned for pictures and videos of this amazing announcement day!

The BIG Announcement!

Hey Everyone! 

Check out our announcement video!