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Keeping Up With The Co-op - August 2022

August 12, 2022

Board of Directors Election Results

On July 20, members came together and voted in a new board members and welcomed back two returning members!

Welcome and congratulations to Andrien Rackov! Andrien understands the value of community-driven organizations and is keen to help support the Fredericton Bouldering Co-op in its strategic goals, values, and aspirations!

Returning as the VP of Business development, Ian McLeod brings experience and a wealth of knowledge to the board. He was an integral part in getting our Strategic Planning Committee off the ground and always has the longevity of FBC in mind. Welcome back Ian!

As a founding member and current Interim Executive Director, we also want to welcome Carlie Dunbar back to the board. Carlie was a part of FBC from its inception and while she took a break for a couple years, she recently rejoined the team as the Interim ED while our Jennie is out on mat leave. Carlie will officially take her seat on the board in December when she steps away from the ED position.

Andrien, Ian, and Carlie are joining current board members, Caleb Mazurkiewicz (President), Adam Morgan (Strategic Director), Pierre Grandmaison (VP Human Resources), and Olwyn Klinker (VP Programming) on the 2022 FBC Board of Directors!

We want to take a moment to thank and recognize all the hard work of members departing the board this year. Catie Foley (VP Finance) and Rob Brown (VP Marketing), THANK YOU! You have helped guide us and have contributed in such positive ways. We appreciate the time and effort you have put in during your tenor on the FBC Board and we wish you the best!

For more information and full bios on board members, please visit our website.


Climbing Queers - Pride Festival 2022

On Friday, August 19 8pm -10pm we are partnering up with Fierté Fredericton Pride for Climbing Queers 2SLGBTQ+ Intro to Bouldering & Mixer!

FBC will be closing to the general public at 7:45pm and welcoming the 2SLGBTQ+ community in! This will be a free event with FBC sponsoring all of the climbing gear and drop in spots. If you are interested in attending, online registration can be completed here, or give us a call at 800-0888! COMMUNITY CARE/COVID-19: Masks are required at this indoor event when not seated in the mezzanine. Masks may be pulled down when actively ON the climbing wall and distanced from others. Masks will be available for free at the event. We will have 2 portable H13 Industrial HEPA air purifiers running. For more information, click here Fierté Fredericton Pride


Coming Soon To FBC....Pilates and Yoga!

Join Samantha Shea's Core for Climbers sessions! This new pilates-based class will run 6pm - 6:45pm on every other Wednesday beginning September 14th! Samantha Shea is a certified Pilates Instructor through BodyHarmonics Toronto, and a Movement educator with a decade of experience helping a variety of people move for creative expression and for wellness. She is excited to offer Core for Climbers - a specialized Pilates Fusion class that focusses on building total body strength, stability, and mobility for anyone wanting to improve their climbing skills & resiliency. This class will help to reduce muscle tension and soreness, as well as reduce the risk of injury while climbing. Yoga mats can be provided if you don't have one or forget to bring yours! Sign up will be available through in September. FBC members can access this

class for $15+tax and Non-Members for $21.75+tax.


Courtney Mollins-Bidlake will also be facilitating guided yoga sessions on the 4th Sunday of every month at 10:30am!

Courtney has been walking the yoga path for over 15 years, its philosophy and practices woven into her daily life, invoking wild amounts of gratitude! Forever playful and curious in both her personal practice and in guiding classes, one can expect to laugh, learn, and breathe with ease when joining one of her offerings. "I am beyond stoked to be offering once a month classes at FBC combining two of the things that bring me GREAT JOY in life! I look forward to seeing you on the mat and climbing with you after!" All skill levels welcome! Yoga mats will be available, but feel free to bring your own. The first session will be held on Sunday, September 25 at 10:30am. No pre-registration is required, and the sessions are sponsored by FBC and free for all participants.


Drop In Hours and Schedule Changes

Check out our drop in hours for the remainder of the summer and into the fall.

August 7 - 26

Sunday: 10am - 10pm Half Gym 3pm - 10pm Monday - Friday: 6am - 8am and 5:30pm - 10:30pm Saturday: 11am - 10pm Women's Climb 8am - 9:30am Member's Only Climb 9:30 am - 11am

August 28 - September 3

September 4 - 10

Fall 2022 Schedule

Schedule Changes

August 19 - Drop In ending at 7:45pm to for Climbing Queers Pride Event

August 28 - Drop In ending at 3pm to allow for facility upgrades

September 5 - Closed for Labour Day


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