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Recreation Approach to Focus on Priorities

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Council’s new Recreation Governance Committee is poised to make strategic decisions that better prioritize recreation funding by looking at the needs of the entire County, filling in gaps and reducing duplication.The new recreation governance model simplifies and clarifies the County’s funding Read More...

County Looking for Resident Input About Recreation

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Rocky View County contributes to public recreation programs, services and facilities that are available to our residents.We are conducting a review of recreation programs and services throughout the County and want to know what you think.The County invites residents to participate in a community Read More...

County to Allow Chestermere Recreation Centre to Remain Open

Friday, September 27, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to allow the Chestermere Recreation Centre to remain open after receiving new information on the stability of the structure.On Tuesday, September 25, County Council voted to close the facility after an engineering report questioned the structural integrity of Read More...

Chestermere Recreation Centre to Close Over Safety Concerns

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Rocky View County is taking steps to affect the closure of Chestermere’s recreation centre on Friday at 5 p.m. due to safety concerns with the building.A recent structural analysis warned a portion of the facility’s roof was at risk of failure if it was subjected to a heavy snow load. With wet, Read More...

County Places New Emphasis on Recreation

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted in favour of a new recreation governance model aimed at streamlining and enhancing the County’s ability to provide residents with recreation programs and facilities.“Recreation consistently ranks as one of the top four priorities for Rocky Viewers,” says Reeve Read More...

Rocky View County Awards $46,000 in Community Grants

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Rocky View County has awarded eleven community grants totaling $46,000 as part of the Community Benefits Initiatives Grant program.The grants support programs and projects in the categories of heritage awareness, volunteer development, culture and events, community beautification, and cultivating Read More...

Rocky View County Free Pancake Breakfast and Open House

Monday, June 24, 2019

View the full open house ad (PDF)Thursday, July 18, 8 – 11 a.m.Rocky View County Hall 262075 Rocky View Point Rocky View County (view map) Fun for all including petting zoo, family activities, entertainment, fire trucks, graders and equipment displays! STARS Air Ambulance appearance! Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes Seniors’ Week: June 2-8

Monday, June 3, 2019

Rocky View County has proclaimed June 2-8, 2019 as Seniors’ Week, in honour of the past, present and future contributions of the seniors of this community. View full proclamation (PDF)For more than 30 years, Alberta has formally honoured seniors during the first week in June. A variety of events, Read More...

Council Approves 2019 Recreation Funding Grants

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Rocky View County Council has voted to approve over $1,378,000 in capital and operational funding requests though the Community Recreation Funding Program within the 2019 budget.The County’s Community Recreation Funding Policy enables recreation development and ongoing partnerships throughout the Read More...

Rocky View Recognizes National Drowning Prevention Week: July 15-21

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Rocky View County has proclaimed July 15-21, 2018 as National Drowning Prevention Week along with the Lifesaving Society of Canada, to raise awareness about the problem of drowning and the lives that can be saved with water safety education. Drowning Prevention Week runs the third week in July each Read More...

Rocky View County’s STARS Contributions Recognized

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

On behalf of Rocky View County Council, Reeve Greg Boehlke and County Planning and Priorities Committee Chair Kim McKylor accept a plaque from STARS representative Glenda Farnden (centre) recognizing the County’s continued contribution to STARS Air Ambulance.Since 1991, the County has supported Read More...

Rocky View County Supports STARS

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Back (L to R): Jerry Arshinoff, Lois Habberfield, Rolly Ashdown, Margaret Bahcheli, Bruce Kendall, Eric LowtherFront (L to R): Deputy Reeve Earl Solberg, Glenda Farnden from STARS, Reeve Greg Boehlke, Liz BreakeyRocky View County Council presents a cheque for $79,000 to STARS in support of regional Read More...

Funding Cochrane-Based Recreation

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Rocky View County Reeve Greg Boehlke and Councillor Bruce Kendall present a cheque to Robin Mitchell (centre) of the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre. The County’s voluntary funding of the Cochrane facility now totals over $3.5 million.On May 23, Rocky View County Council approved $141,950 Read More...

Now Accepting Applications for Community Project Funding

Friday, May 12, 2017

Rocky View County is accepting applications for funding through our Community Benefit Initiatives Grant.Does your not-for-profit group have an idea to make Rocky View County a better place? You can apply for up to $5,000 through our Community Benefit Initiatives Grant Program to support your Read More...

Now Accepting Applications for Special Project FCSS Funding

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Rocky View County is now accepting applications for Special Project Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) funding. This funding is available to non-profit registered societies or local government agencies with programs offered to Rocky View County residents.Programs must be of a preventive Read More...

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