Review meeting was held February 17, 2022. 

Deadline for funding requests was January 31, 2022.

Family Activities Reimbursement Program accepting applications for 2022.

Overall budget for family reimbursement for 2022 is $7000. 

 

ABOUT us

What does the Rec & Culture board do?

We are primarily a funding board. The board consists of community members who volunteer their time to review and approve applications for Recreation and Culture events and activities that are designed to strengthen a sense of community, build stronger families and promote health. 

Our Board Members

2021/2022

Les Engman - Central/Craig/Happy Hill/New Hill

Les Johnston - Centreville/Hola

Kim Brown - Evarts

Leora Ross - Hamlet of Benalto

Virginia Pedersen - Hamlet of Dickson

Whitney Quartly - Hamlet of Spruce View

Al Gamble - Markerville

Jean Kaiser - Raven/Kevisville

Lindsey Stoyberg - Spruce View Rural/Glennifer Lake Resort

Brent Ramsay - Red Deer County

Red Deer County Community Services Vision

Quality of life and community well-being are advanced through responsive, innovative, and collaborative policies, facilities, services, and programs that make Red Deer County a great place to live, work, and grow.

Red Deer County currently provides per capita funding to seven local Recreation and Culture Boards, to promote a wide range of recreation and culture services in rural areas. Each Division Recreation and Culture Board is provided with funding and is responsible for providing access to recreation and culture opportunities for residents within their Division.

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RECREATION PROGRAMMING

PROGRAM REGISTRATION

There’s a new way to register for recreation programs or to book the Springbrook Ball Diamonds!

If you need help getting started, call 403.350.2150.

Read about the programs we offer in the 2022 Summer Program Guide.

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Current Events
 

Other upcoming events

Register HERE!

WORLD WATER PARK DAY TRIP - JULY 21   REGISTER HERE
RESIDENT FEE: $45.00
NON-RESIDENT FEE: $55.00

Youth ages 10-17 are welcome to join us on a day trip to the World Water Park at West Edmonton Mall. This full day trip includes travel and admission to the World Water Park. Participants are required to bring their own funds for food or a packed lunch.  

Pick Up
No Frills (Innisfail) 7:30 AM
Gasoline Alley (Galaxy Cinemas) 7:50 AM 

Drop Off
Gasoline Alley (Galaxy Cinemas) 7:30 PM 
No Frills (Innisfail) 8:00 PM

 

FREE SWIMS

Join us for a FREE afternoon/evening of Swimming at the Innisfail Aquatics Centre & Sylvan Lake NexSource Centre. These drop in programs are open to anyone within the County, so come on out and meet your neighbors.  

UPCOMING DATES

Free swims will resume in Fall 2022

 

OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

   The third edition of the ‘In the Neighborhood’ Concert Series is coming to a community near you! These concerts, featuring local artists, are a great way to get out this summer for some music, as well as games and activities for children and youth.

 

SPRUCE VIEW COMMUNITY HALL

July 14, 2022 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Performance By: Him & Her
BBQ in support of BGC Red Deer & District.

 

BENALTO FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

JULY 28, 2022 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Performance By: Richard & Deborah Popovich
BBQ in support of the Benalto Booster Club.
Rain Date (In case of inclement weather) August 3, 2022

 

SPRINGBROOK – MYNARSKI PARK

AUGUST 25, 2022 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM

Performance by: Matt Blais
BBQ in support of BGC Red Deer & District.
Rain Date (In case of inclement weather) August 31, 2022

POP UP SPRAY PARKS & COMMUNITY BBQ’s

         

Beat the Heat this summer at our Pop-Up Spray Parks hosted in conjunction with the Red Deer County Fire Department.
A FREE community BBQ will be hosted at the Benalto, Gasoline Alley, Springbrook, and Spruce View locations!

 

BOWDEN GRANDVIEW SCHOOL

JUNE 27, 2022 | 3:00-4:00 PM

Sponsored by Innisfail & Area Family Resource Network

 

BENALTO FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE

JULY 5, 2022 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Sponsored by EPCOR

 

GASOLINE ALLEY – LIBERTY LANDING PLAYGROUND

JULY 12, 2022 | 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Sponsored by EPCOR

 

SPRINGBROOK BALL DIAMONDS

JULY 19, 2022 | 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Sponsored by EPCOR

 

SPRUCE VIEW COMMUNITY HALL

JULY 26, 2022 | 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Sponsored by EPCOR

STAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING $25.00

This course introduces the novice to paddling a paddleboard in calm sheltered water. Including safety skills, paddling skills, and basic SUP knowledge. Course Costs include Stand Up Paddle Board, PFD and Paddle Rental and Instructional time. Participants will have free time to explore the area and work on their skills. These courses are offered through Red Deer County by Mountain Surf Co.

 

SYLVAN LAKE – HALF MOON BAY

JULY 6, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM AUGUST 10, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM

 

GLENNIFER LAKE – DICKSON TROUT POND

JULY 20, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM AUGUST 17, 2022 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM

TANDEM CANOEING COURSES

$20.00

These canoe courses will introduce you to canoeing basics. Spend time learning about canoes, basic strokes and look ahead to the skills required for lake and river canoeing. Youth under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult on lake days and under the age of 12 on river dates. All equipment (Paddles, PFD’s, Canoes, etc.) is included in the course fee.

 

LAKE CANOEING

SYLVAN LAKE – HALF MOON BAY

JULY 9, 2022 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM

 

LAKE CANOEING

GLENNIFER LAKE – DICKSON TROUT POND

AUGUST 6, 2022 | 1:00 – 3:00 PM

 

RIVER CANOEING

HWY 54 TO A-SOO-WUH-UM DAY USE AREA

JULY 23, 2022 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM AUGUST 20, 2022 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM

FAMILY AFTERNOON PADDLE FREE

Join us for a fun afternoon of canoeing. These programs are for families to get together and try out a new sport. Get to know your neighbors and spend time in the outdoors. Parent participation in these dates is required. Young children may be required to have their own PFD. Equipment (Paddles, PFD’s, Canoes, etc.) included.

 

SYLVAN LAKE – HALF MOON BAY

AUGUST 2, 2022 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM

 

GLENNIFER LAKE – DICKSON TROUT POND

AUGUST 16, 2022 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM

 

PINE LAKE – TAUNTON HILLS DAY USE AREA

AUGUST 9, 2022 | 1:00 – 4:00 PM

 

SENIORS MORNING PADDLE (55+) FREE

This program is for seniors (55+) to get active. Join us on the lake for a morning of paddling with your neighbors. Event sponsored by the Division 1 Recreation & Culture Board.

 

PINE LAKE – TAUNTON HILLS DAY USE AREA

AUGUST 9, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ongoing Events

 
 

Funding

DIVISION 5

RECREATION AND CULTURE BOARD

GRANT PROGRAM

DIVISION 5 

RECREATION AND CULTURE BOARD

FAMILY ACTIVITIES REIMBURSEMENT