Chartered in 1945, the Kinsmen Club of Stratford is one of the most recognised service clubs in the city and at one time had over 75 active members.
Major fund-raising and service projects include Arena Booth, Canada Day parade and fireworks, Camp Tanner.
Bill Tanner Memorial Kin Kamp
Kamp TannerThe Bill Tanner Memorial Kin Kamp (Kamp Tanner) is the major service project of the Stratford Kinsmen. Located approximately 15 km south of Stratford, the camp has facilities for a variety of functions.
Canada Day Parade and Fireworks
The Kinsmen Club of Stratford is proud to be the organizer for the parade and fireworks display on Canada Day. The parade starts at 7:00pm behind Central Secondary School, goes through the downtown area and along Huron Street to Giant Tiger in the west end. The fireworks start at dusk at the SERC (Stratford Education and Recreation Center) site at the NW part of town.
Santa's Parade of Lights
The Kinsmen Club of Stratford is proud to be the organizer for Santa's Parade of Lights. The parade starts at 4:45pm at the Allman Arena parking lot, goes through the downtown area and along Downie Street to the parking lot at the Cooper site.