Archives(Archives)

Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
Although MacDonald Island Park may be most commonly associated with sports and recreation, the arts are alive on the Island thanks to the active and growing Arts and Culture Department of the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC). RRC Manager of Arts and Culture Ana Maria Mendez oversees a…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
Following an exciting inaugural event in August of last year, Diner en Blanc – Fort McMurray returns in June 2016.  Driven by hosts, Denise Hildebrand, Dawn Sidoroff and Heather Dancey with their enthusiasm and passion for the event, their primary goal in bringing Dîner en Blanc to Fort McMurray is…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
The inaugural season for any club in any sport will bring about a number of challenges, although even a visit to the fortune teller by Fort McMurray Giants co-owner Dutche Iannetti wouldn’t have tipped him off to the challenges brought on by the wildfire. “I believe we handled the situation…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
On June 13, 2016, just less than six weeks after a massive wildfire forced the community wide month-long evacuation of Fort McMurray, the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park reopened its doors to the community and welcomed residents back after one of the most challenging experiences in the…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
In 2015, your Keyano Huskies Men’s Soccer team played host to the province and took home top honours at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Men’s Soccer Championship. Now, one-year later, they will welcome the entire country as the host team of the 2016 Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s…
Nov
27
2016
Volume
5-1
Just four short years ago, an official groundbreaking celebrated the beginning of a new era in sport, entertainment and event experiences in the Wood Buffalo region. After a series of community engagement sessions and surveys, the MacDonald Island Park Expansion Project, or MIPEX, got under way in 2012 – and…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
While the Sport and Recreation team at MacDonald Island Park may not provide traditional health care services, the programs, and facilities located at the Island form a critical part of health and wellness for residents of the Wood Buffalo region. From fitness classes to aquatics programming, the opportunity to explore…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
It was a long wait, but the snow is finally here and the trail system is open and ready to ride. Until the first long and bitter cold snaps hit, the locals snowmobilers were stuck in limbo, staring morosely at their shiny, clean machines just waiting there in their sheds…

Sidebar