News Archive September 2016

  • Sep. 26, 2016

    Presenting Sponsor Announced for the 2016 Superhero Run

      Dust off your capes and join us for the 2nd Annual Superhero Run in support of Niagara Children’s Centre! Superheroes across Niagara – young and old – are invited to participate in the 1K/5K fun run/walk on Sunday, October 16.  Registration opens at 11:00 a.m., 1K race kicks off at 1 p.m., followed by the 5K race at approximately 1:45 p.m. on the grounds of Brock University across the street.   The 1K route is fully accessible and includes several interactive superhero themed stations along the route. Today, the Centre has announced Grier Salter and Joseph Viola of The…
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  • Sep. 14, 2016

    Putting smiles on the faces of kids at Niagara Children’s Centre: Smilezone Foundation revitalizes spaces for children with special needs

      Niagara Children’s Centre proudly opened the doors to six newly refreshed spaces on Wednesday, thanks to the Smilezone Foundation,an independent charity committed to “putting smiles on children’s faces.” The gym, therapy pool, pool waiting areaand three change rooms all underwent some big changes, sure to put smiles on the faces of the over 3,200 kids and families who use the spaces each year.  The walls throughout all of the refreshed spaces feature murals of Bones the Niagara IceDogs mascot, exploring familiar locations across the Niagara Region. The pool area features new sensory toys and plenty of new storage, while…
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