Information will continue to be updated as sites are inspected and decisions for resuming services are made. Please check by often as we expect information will be changing quickly.
If you have any specific questions, please contact Sandy Grandison by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Profit Agencies
Arts Council of Wood Buffalo
Office is open and can be reached at 587-674-1625
Michelle Thorne ext 100 or by email email@example.com
Diana Moser ext 102 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Constance Scarlett ext 101 or by email email@example.com
Borealis Counselling Services
Current plans are to resume regular office hours the week of June 13th, however this will have to be confirmed by a site inspection.
Support Groups such as Mindfulness, Grief and Loss, and Separation and Divorce will continue and start dates will be posted as soon as possible.
Centre d’accueil et d’estlissement
Will be conducting an assessment of the office and further decisions and plans will be made at that time.
Choices: Association for Community Living
Choices plans to re-open for business on July 4th.
CISM-Critical Incident Stress Management
CISM is currently active in Fort McMurray during the Re-entry time and is available to individuals and organizations moving forward.
To contact Val for services email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort McMurray Boys & Girls Club
Plans are currently being made to repair/clean the Boys & Girls Club with the goal of resuming programming early July.
Fort McMurray Genealogy Society
Currently housed in the Unifor Building, the air system needs to be cleaned so the office will reopen when it is deemed safe.
Office is minimally open with full staff contingent returning July 4th.
Fuse Social will be facilitating the Volunteer Management of the Recovery. Volunteers can register at www.woodbuffalovolunteers.ca and any Organization seeking volunteers can also register online. The matching component will assist in connecting volunteers with opportunities.
Girls Inc of Northern Alberta
Girls Inc will be holding their summer camps for girls ages 8-13. Camps will be daily from 9:00 am-4:00 p.m. Cost is $120/week and registration is currently open and can be completed by visiting their webite at http://girlsincofnorthernalberta.org/girls-inc-summer-day-camp/. Or by emailing email@example.com.
Regular programming will restart in September
Justin Slade Youth Foundation
Current plans are to have the drop in centre available to the youth the 3rd week of June. Summer programming will still go forward, including the Summer Launch Party, Our Skate Jam, Graffiti Art Program, Life Skills series, and more. Details and dates for these programs will be forthcoming.
Currently regular programming is suspended. However, Cait Evans is available by email at Cait.Evans@mssociety.ca or by phone at 587-723-1406.
Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo
Currently plans are for the office to reopen on July 1st.
Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association
Offices are currently being cleaned. All NAABA staff are working remotely and can be reached at:
Manjit: firstname.lastname@example.org (phone #587-988-2264)
Cheryl: email@example.com (phone #780-713-7865)
Jill: firstname.lastname@example.org (phone #587-646-2646)
Royal Canadian Legion
The Royal Canadian Legion building will need to be assessed for damages and any repairs and clean up will be completed immediately. Once complete the Legion will be opened and families will be welcome to attend. Legion members will be busy volunteering in the community and assisting where needed.
Safe Community Wood Buffalo
There will be a Family Fun Day on June 4th in Edmonton.
The office will re-open on July 4th.
Currently working remotely and can be contacted at:
Shelter is currently open and booked. Kitchen is up and running. START program has not yet resumed services.
There is a distribution center on Elmore Drive including work boots and socks.
Some Other Solutions (SOS)
Summer camps are still being planned for July and August. Times and locations may change depending on the assessment that is being planned.
The crisis line is still functional and can be accessed by calling 780-743-4357.
211 is also still available to provide information.
Will relaunch on June 20th 11:30-12:30. All Welcome.
Northlife Church is also distributing free supplies for Fort McMurray as they return Tues-Sat 2:00 pm-8:00 pm @ 141 Alberta Drive.
Spinal Cord Injury Alberta
Currently regular programming is suspended. Stephanie Myrick can be contacted by email at email@example.com or by phone at 587-645-0771.
St. Aidan’s Society
Offering support to seniors. Currently working remotely contact:
Pam Burns @780-215-8028 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather Landeen @ 780-880-8688 or by email: email@example.com.
Stepping Stones Youth Services
Will be re-opening on August 25. At this time, the hours of operation are unknown however, plans to return to 24/7 programming will happen as soon as possible depending on the needs of the home and staff.
The HUB Family Resource Centre
The HUB is currently closed. If you are seeking Family support programming or resources please visit a sister organizations throughout Alberta http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/family-community/15576.html
United Way of Fort McMurray
Diane Shannon currently working out of the Edmonton United Way office and can be reached by email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
An assessment of the Redpoll Centre will be conducted and a decision on a re-open date will be forthcoming.
Wood Buffalo Food Bank
Re-Opens on June 11, 2016. New temporary hours will be 10:00 am-7:00 pm daily until June 24, 2016. After June 24 hours will be 10:00 am-7:00 pm until September 1, 2016. Line up at the green intake tent in the parking lot. Complete short intake form, bring you Red Cross Number and receive your weekly hamper.
Wood Buffalo Housing & Development Corporation (WBHDC)
Currently working on clean up of all units. Re-entry is not allowed at this time.
For More Information visit their website at www.wbhadc.ca
Restoration services are currently being completed. Plans for re-opening are:
Eagle Ridge- Daycare, Out of School Care, and Summer camps will open on June 27th
– Out of School care and summer camps will be offered free of charge.
Thickwood Childcare and Out of School care will reopen July 4th
Hardin Street Community Programs and services will reopen July 4th
Westwood Family YMCA reopen July 4th
-Current members will be free for July
-Gym and cardio will be free for Community members for July
Birchwood will reopen July 11
Syncrude Sports and Wellness Child care centre- reopen July 11th
Community/ Social Clubs
Bricks 4 Kidz
Summer camp programs will be offered. Details of start date, times and locations will be forthcoming.
Fort Mac Hand Crafted Market
All markets are postponed until further notice.
River Station Arts will be reopening asap and can be found at 8130 Fraser Ave.
Fort McMurray Avrora Ukrainian Dancers
Will be accepting new dancers.
For more information, go to https://fortmcmurrayavroradancers.wordpress.com
To keep updated, go to https://www.facebook.com/FortMcMurrayAvroraUkrainianDanceClub/
Or follow on twitter @UkrDanceYMM
Fort McMurray Chess Club
Information will be forthcoming.
Fort McMurray Shrine Club
Regular meetings will resume on September 27th and continue on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
For more information about the Al Shamal Regional Club: Fort McMurray please visit their website at https://www.alshamalshriners.org/
Full Moon Café
Full Moon Café will resume in September. Stay in touch with local musical events via Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Full-Moon-Cafe-Fort-McMurray-178242035602076/ or follow on Twitter @fullmooncafeAB
Golden Years Society
The Golden Years Society will be reopening in July, details of programming will follow.
Kinsmen Club of Fort McMurray
Meetings have been held in both Calgary and Edmonton and meetings in Fort McMurray will continue the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. starting June 8th at the Lions Club House. For this summer meetings will continue through July and August.
Rotary Club of Fort McMurray
Rotary Club-5370: Meetings held at Smitty’s on Wednesdays. Members will resume the week of June 13th or June 20th depending on when locations can accommodate the meetings.
Rotary Club of Fort McMurray Oil Sands Club: Meetings held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Sawridge Hotel.
Rotary Northstar RCACS
Parade Nights will resume in September. An out of town trip will be organized for June 17th weekend as an opportunity to reconnect prior to the summer.
For More Information please contact by email at email@example.com
Regular Meeting will be held in September.
An assessment of the trails in the Wood Buffalo region will be conducted.
Wet and Wild Scuba Diving Society
Planning to hold meeting on Tuesday, July 5th at the Bob Lamb Training Center at 7:30 p.m. Anyone interested in scuba diving is welcome to come out.
For more information, please visit:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Wet-and-Wild-Scuba-Diving
Follow on Twitter @WetnWildScuba
Wood Buffalo Toastmaster’s -Club 9220
All meetings will be postponed until further notice.
For more information, visit their website at http://9220.toastmasterclubs.org
Sports Centres & Organizations
Bowmans Martial Arts
Will reopen on June 13th with all courses offered including Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Jiujitsu, and Mixed Martail Arts.
More more information visit Bowmans Martial Arts Website at www.bowmansmma.com. or text 780-881-6637.
Prestige FC will be rescheduled for late August/early September and the profits will go to assisting Fort McMurray Residents affected by the fires.
Fort McMurray Minor Baseball Association
Will start offering Baseball programming on June 20th, with the following schedule.
|Monday & Wednesday||6:00 pm – 7:30 pm||T-BALL|
|6:00 pm – 7:30 pm||COACH PITCH|
|6:00 pm – 8:00 pm||BANTAM|
|Tuesday & Thursday||6:00 pm – 8:00 pm||MOSQUITO|
|6:00 pm – 8:00 pm||PEE WEE|
|6:00 pm – 8:00 pm||ROOKIE|
|All games will be played at Ron Morgan Park.|
|All players and coaches should arrive at the first designated field 10 minutes prior|
|to start time to allow for field distribution, depending on the number of players.|
|The starting fields are as follows:|
|T-BALL||Ron Morgan Rookie/Ron Morgan Mosquito|
|COACH PITCH||Westview/St. Gabrie||l|
|ROOKIE||Ron Morgan Rookie/Westview or St. Gabriel|
|MOSQUITO||Ron Morgan Mosquito/Westview|
|PEE WEE||Ron Morgan Pee Wee|
|BANTAM||Ron Morgan Midget|
Fort McMurray Giants League
Currently the Giants will be playing at the Prospects Field in Edmonton and will return to their home field in Fort McMurray when it is safe to do so. They currently have a new schedule that they will using until for the 2016 season or until they can return to Fort McMurray.
People who have purchased tickets can have them replaced with tickets to the games in Edmonton.
Fort McMurray Youth Soccer Association
The Soccer Association Office will open on June 30th and plans for drop in soccer throughout the summer are being planned. Details on how this will be rolled out will follow. For information check the FMYSA Facebook page. Messages can be left after June 30 on this page.
If you are in the Calgary, Edmonton or Red Deer area please contact local soccer association and explain you are from Fort McMurray.
MacDonald Island Park
Miskanaw Golf Course will re-open on June 8th.and will be open from 7:00 a.m-10:00 p.m.daily.
Suncor Community Leisure Centre-including Syncrude Aquatic Centre and TOTAL Fitness Centre-will reopen on June 13th from 10:00 a.m-9:00 p.m.
Shell Place will be open 10:00 a.m-9:00 p.m.
Due to the generosity of RMWB and Government of Alberta the first two weeks will be FREE admission. Green fees and driving range will be free from June 8-21 and SCLC will be free from June 13-26.
Information on Summer Camps will be forthcoming.
Re/Max-BP Slo Pitch League
Plans are being made to start the 2nd half of the season in July. A schedule will be drawn up once it is determined what teams are able and willing to field a team.
Wood Buffalo Trail Running
The Birchwood Bender will go ahead on July 23rd and the Fell Cross Run scheduled for October 1st will also go ahead.
For more information or to follow the group please visit their Facebook Group Wood Buffalo Trail Running Series or visit their website www.wbtrailrunning.com