Sports & Recreation(Archives)

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…
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
The ninth annual Fort McKay Group of Companies LP Golf Tournament has once again made a big difference in the future of Aboriginal students. $142,000, not including proceeds from the sale of raffle tickets, putting contest, mulligans and 50/50, was raised at the ninth annual tournament held this past June.…
Jul
29
2015
Volume
3-5
When it comes to the culinary scene in Alberta, Fort McMurray has quickly become the place to be. As one of the tastiest secrets in the province, our region has a diverse, innovative, and decadent offering that one needs to experience in order to fully appreciate.  Fort McMurray Tourism is…

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