Sports & Recreation(Archives)

Jan
28
2016
Volume
4-2
Located in the Syncrude Sport and Wellness Centre, the Alberta Sport Development Centre – Northeast (ASDC-NE) at Keyano College is a highlight of sports excellence in the community. The Centre is dedicated to enhancing the development of elite and emerging athletes. Your ASDC provides a holistic training environment for athletes,…
Jan
28
2016
Volume
4-2
The multinational aspect of Fort McMurray and the Wood Buffalo region is all so obvious wherever you look. The schools have at least 75 different home languages listed apart from English and French, while the Multicultural Association identifies more than 100 different nationalities.  This diversity is reflected in every facet…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
When the team at the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo began exploring the concept of Mi Day, a day allowing local schools to send a classroom of students to enjoy a day of free activities at MacDonald Island Park once a week, they knew they could not do it…
Sep
26
2015
Volume
3-6
Before there was a competitive swim team, before there was even a swimming pool in Fort McMurray, there were forward thinking people with a desire to give children a safe and healthy way to play and grow and achieve. In the 1970 community of Fort McMurray there was a population…
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
As I go on my fifth summer in Fort McMurray I really thought I have done it all.  Just this past winter I made my first of what has turned out to be 4 trips to Fort Chipewyan (still haven’t used the winter road but I feel that is coming…
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
Shell Place Officially Opens to the Community of Wood Buffalo Armed with scissors and smiles, over two thousand community members, including students from eleven local schools, celebrated the official opening of Shell Place at MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray on June 12.
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
2803 Fort McMurray Engineers Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps travel to Europe to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE-Day. Between April 30 and May 10, 2015, 2803 Fort McMurray Engineers Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps, travelled to Europe with 20 cadets, aged 14 to 17, along with 10 officers, staff…
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
Ironman Races are arguably some of the most challenging endurance events in the world, combining a 3.8km open water swim, 180km of biking, and you finish the day with a full marathon of 42.2km. Kellan Scheiris, Bryan Adams, Whitney Williams, Jon Gresl and Julie Mellon from Fort McMurray made their…

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