Full event schedule at free family party of the year The Craze announced!

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is pleased to release the event schedule for The Craze taking place on December 31.

An annual free celebration designed to bring families together to enjoy the final day of the year, The Craze begins at noon on December 31 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre and Shell Place and culminates in the Grand Finale Confetti Cannon and Fireworks presented by SMS Equipment.

“This year The Craze features a full range of events and activities for every member of the family,” said Rachel Orser, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the RRC. “From live entertainment and fun-first competitions to opportunities to try Crossfit, enjoy family skating, participate in crafts and visit the many amenities at MacDonald Island Park, The Craze has something fun for everyone!”

  • MIX 103.7 & Cruz 100.5 FM Main Stage headline entertainment The New Electric
  • MIX 103.7 & Cruz 100.5 FM Main Stage children’s entertainment Barney
  • MIX 103.7 & Cruz 100.5 FM Main Stage children’s entertainment Bob the Builder
  • SMS Equipment Grand Finale Fireworks and Confetti Cannon
  • BMO Kid’s Fun Zone
  • Nexen Energy Craft Carnival
  • Syncrude Indoor and Outdoor Family Skate
  • ATCO Hay Rides
  • Drop-in Badminton at the Don Scott McMurray Law Office Badminton Centre
  • Wipeout MacIsland presented by 97.9 ROCK and Country 93.3 at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Treasure Hunt and Balloon Toss games at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Speed Climb at the Climbing Wall
  • Live painting and tours of the Wild Colour Portraits exhibition hosted by artist Russell Thomas in the MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery presented by Kirschner Family Corporation
  • Learn to Curl with the Oil Sands Curling Club
  • Learn to Golf with the Miskanaw Golf Club
  • Figure Skating Showcase with Noralta Skating Club
  • Crossfit Craze (free Crossfit classes in the new High Performance Training Centre in Shell Place)
  • Dog Sled Rides with Mush McMurray (weather permitting)
  • Play Zone at the Indoor Turf Field House at Shell Place

A full schedule of events can be found at RRCWB.ca/craze. Pre-registration for Wipeout Mac Island and Speed Climb at the Climbing Wall is also available online.

Please note: To facilitate set-up for The Craze the Suncor Community Leisure Centre and Shell Place will open at Noon on December 31. Guest Services and the TOTAL Fitness Centre will open at 7:00 am on December 31 to accommodate patrons.

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