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PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD MEMBERS
Michelle Lozej - Chairperson / Health Board Rep/Candle Lake Sno'drifters Rep 1-306-981-3777 (call or text)Terry Kostyna - Vice Chariperson / Candle Lake Sno'drifters RepPeggy Watt (Staff) - Secretary / Program Registration / Hall Rental - call 306-929-2236Sheri Carson (Staff) - Financial OfficerSandra Briere - Bingo Coordinator / Monthly Craft CoordinatorTwyla Markham - Sailing Club Rep / Community Garden Rep 1-306-929-4707Fraser Markham - Pickelball Rep / Trails Rep 1-306-929-4707Estelle Sowinski - Community Garden Rep / Health Board Rep / Sno'drifters Rep / Fitness 1-306-292-8571 (call or text)Dolly Kellett - Pickelball Rep / Monthly Craft VolunteerGail Graham - Art Club RepDebra Hunter - Coucil RepFaye McKay - Member at largeMichelle Korol - Member at largeBev Huzuik - Member at largeColleen Lavoie - Curling Club Rep
The Mission of the Candle Lake Parks and Recreation Board is to enhance the quality of life in our Resort Village by providing and maintaining quality parks, trails and green spaces, offering a range of innovative and accessible programming, and providing opportunities for physical activity, social interaction and community involvement.
CANDLE LAKE PARKS AND RECREATION VISION STATEMENT
In Candle Lake we have increased our efforts in the promotion of recreational programs that contribute to a healthy active community and help to enhance our quality of life.
Our Vision is to create a healthy lifestyle and activities to enhance Candle Lake through the development of sports, recreation, active living, parks and wildlife programs by partnering with people and community groups of Candle Lake, and The Saskatchewan Parks And Recreation Association (SPRA).
1. Building awareness and direction for programs to promote healthy living.
2. Developing and maintaining sports programs.
3. Developing and maintaining recreational programs.
4. Developing and maintaining cultural programs.
5. Developing and enhancing walking, cycling and ski trails.
6. Developing and enhancing all public reserves into parks and / or green areas for the betterment of our community.
Our group of volunteers manage the BALL DIAMONDS AND PLAYGROUNDS. We are a group that helps to promote community awareness and provides the community with information of the local events hosted throughout the community. We are all volunteers that dedicate our time and energy to make this a great place to live and play.
Our Rec Board is always looking for new members to join us as we have two positions on the board that are open, so if you are able to donate some of your time we would welcome you with open arms. We have meetings only once a month on the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 1:15 pm in the Village Office Chambers. The meetings are usually 2 hours long and we do not expect you to volunteer at every event that the Parks and Rec Board hosts as we do like to spread the events around with the members.
Phone Peggy Watt ( P & R Assistant ) at 960-3568 for rental information for the hall and ball diamond usage.
*Co-ordinate 12 BINGOS throughout the year on 2nd Friday on the month. Information on upcoming dates please look for information on website or the newsletter.
* Host an ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SUPPER & PROGRAM at the end of November.
* Co-ordinate CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS with a parade, children activities, good food, and fireworks.
* Co-ordinate COMMUNITY GRANTS program.
* Publish a Monthly Newsletter *Post major events on the Community Signboard.
* Offer swimming lessons and mobile playground each summer.
*Co-ordinate community volunteers for all activities.
* Co-ordinate and organize the planting of Memorial trees in the green-space in Memorial Park.*Administer a Grant for a Grade 12 Graduate from Meath Park School.*Accept nominations for the Community Volunteer of the Year.
Parks and Recreation
Yearly Volunteer Awards
Awarded in 2020 to Jackie Klassen
Candle Lake has Great Volunteers
Candle Lake at one time contributed nominations of our citizens to the North Central Recreational Regional Association who had done exceptional volunteer work locally as well as having an impact on a provincial or national level. In 2000 Lucille Lang was nominated, in 2003 Dennis Chamberlain was nominated, in 2008 Joan Sajtos and Wayne Rocheleau were nominated regionally.Parks and Recreation of Candle Lake now institute a yearly Volunteer Award for past and continued volunteer work more locally in a range of community organizations. This award is presented at the July 1st Celebrations replacing the regional award. PAST RECIPIANTS: 2007 to Dale McLeod, 2008 to Terry Reed2009 to Wayne Rocheleau,2010 to Joan and Bob Sajtos2011 to Val and Clarence Buckoski2012 to Jean and Gerald Kopperud2013 to Allie Callaghan2014 to Doris and Ed Horn2015 to Valerie and Dale Manton2016 to Patti Matkowski2017 to Michelle Lozej 2018 to Dick Iverson2019 to Etta Sackney2020 to Jackie Klassen Youth Volunteers 20142015 to Chantelle Matkowski2016 to Allie Cole-Johnson2017 to Zoe Carrier2018 to ... no gradute this year2019 to Jack and Sam Carrier
Congratulations to all past deserving winners of the award and with continued nominations to recognize the volunteers among us the list will continue to grow.
PARKS AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
1st Week of swimming lessons: July 20th - 24th, 2020 ( see info. and registration form link ) July 20th to 24th for Summer 2020
2nd Week of swimming lessons: July 27th - July 31st, 2020 ( see info. and registration form link ) July 27th to 31st for Summer 2020
Registration forms are below and need to be filled out and dropped off at the village office with payment or emailed to candlelakeparksrec@hotmail both with attention Peggy Watt as there are limited spots available the child's registration must be confirmed with the payment of $50.00 / child by either in person at the village office or by mail or E-Transfer
Candle Lake Parks and Recreation
Box 114 Candle Lake, Sk S0J 3E0
Park passes will be provided to the parents not staying in the Sandy Bay Campground. Passes will be provided with receipts which are issued the Monday morning of the child's 1st swimming lesson. The payment is due within 10 days of registration.
Registration Form (Click Here)
Registration Information(Click Here)
In order to register for the mobile playground all parents MUST fill in the registration form (see link below) and email it to Peggy Watt (Parks and Rec Assistan) at email@example.com in order to be registered for the mobile playground. These forms are mandatory for the children to participate in the activities.
Mobile Playground will not be running for the Summer of 2020
Mobile Playground Poster
PARKS AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
1. Activity Trails (Click Here)2 .Winter Cross Country Ski Trails - (Click Here)3 .Art Club(Click Here)4. Pickelball (Click Here)5. Walking (Click Here)6. Sailing Club (Click Here)7. Badminton(Click Here)8. Hiking (Click Here)9. Quilters (Click Here)10. Youth Night (Click Here)11. Scrapbooking and Card Making (Click Here)
PARKS AND RECREATION FITNESS CLASSES1. Fitness Classes (Click Here)2. Yoga Classes (Click Here), & Yoga Poster
PARKS AND RECREATION FUNDRAISING
Plant a Tree in Memory of a loved one. Memorial Trees are now located by the Ball Diamonds and Play Ground.
Memorial Tree Application & Information (Click Here)
Parks and Recreation Photo Gallery