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The Sans Souci and Copperhead Association (SSCA), founded in 1903, is located on Canada’s beautiful Georgian Bay between Parry Sound and Twelve Mile Bay.  It is a vibrant community of permanent and summer residents from all over the world that enjoy this special part of the Bay and want to preserve it for future generations.


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Download iNaturalist to Help Science gather Biodiversity Information
iNaturalist is an online community that allows each of us to connect and share nature observations, from rare species to the most common. These observations help guide a variety of conservation, research, and mitigation initiatives. The Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve based in Parry Sound would like you to join with them in this citizen science project. www.inaturalist.ca/projects/georgian-bay-biosphere.

It’s easy to start: Sign up at iNaturalist.ca. Download the iNaturalist app on your phone. Search “Projects” and join “Georgian Bay Biosphere”.

Now you are ready to record your sightings: birds, turtles, insects, mammals, etc. – all data received is important to help science and to protect biodiversity in our precious and unique environment.

The Outer Island Adventure Race

Saturday, August 22nd (rain date: August 23rd).  All experience levels and age classes will be offered for: kayakers (single or double); surf skiers; stand-up paddle boarders and canoeists.  Early bird fee is $10. After August 15th, the fee is $15.  Please email sscaprograms@gmail.com to register or call/text 519-574-1354.  Bring your team spirit and bells to cheer on all racers! Click here for Race Schedule and a list of our sponsors.  Covid mindful lunch served and prizes will be awarded following the race at the SSCA property.

Aquafit Classes

Are being held on Tuesdays from 9 to 9:45 and Fridays from 10 to 10:45 throughout the month of August at the deep end of the SSCA swimming area.  Aquafit is an excellent cardio workout and Georgian Bay offers a tough resistance training environment.  These classes will target all levels of athlete from endurance athletes to individuals looking to increase their fitness level.  Tunes, instruction, lifeguards and belts are provided.  We currently have 10 belts.  Cost is $5.  Please register at sscaprograms@gmail.com and join the fun.

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