Welcome to the Avonmore Community League website! This site is constantly updated to bring Avonmore residents the latest information on initiatives and meetings for Avonmore and surrounding areas.All League and City sponsored events and programs can be found on our Programs & Events section of the website.
Community Garden & Natural Playground Meeting
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Shamrock Curling Rink (9330-80 Ave)
Come out to the meeting on April 27 to see the concept design and be part of finalizing the plan to make this exciting and unique project come to life. This is a project for the community and is meant as gathering space for all ages.
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Donnan Park Project Update
The Donnan Park Naturalization Committee has been working together with the City of Edmonton and Sustainable Food Edmonton to develop a plan for a natural playground, community garden and gathering space in Donnan Park beside Donnan Arena (9105 80avenue). We’re ready to start working on the first phase of the project and are looking for people who are interested in helping out with the planning and installation.
Bike Safety Programs
Saturday, May 24th
BIKE SAFETY (Four Wheel Drive)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For children 4 - 6 years
Course Code: 521775
BIKE SAFETY (Ride To Survive)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For children 6 - 12 years
Course Code: 521777
Helmets and bike bells are mandatory. Children must capable of riding their bikes to attend.
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Avonmore Playschool Fundraiser & Garage Sale
Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Avonmore Playschool is holding a garage sale and bake sale to raise funds for our program. Every year we have a great selection of children's clothes and toys, adult clothing and small household items - check it out! Avonmore
resident who wish to donate gently used, saleable items to the garage sale may contact Cheryl at 780-433-1981 or email at email@example.com to arrange for pick-up.
All donations would be greatly appreciated.
Unfortunately we cannot accept large furniture.
Unpack 'N Play
The Avonmore community league will once again be running the FREE weekly program Unpack and Play Wednesdays from 10AM - 12PM with the cooperation of City West Edmonton. Starting April 30 and running through until July 16 this 12 week program allows parents and children up to 5yrs an opportunity to share and learn a variety of activities. For more information and to register, please visit http://www.citywestedmonton.com/Unpack-N--Play.html.
President: Nathan - firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Boris - email@example.com
Secretary: Elizabeth - firstname.lastname@example.org
Memberships: Lisa - email@example.com
Sports: Boris - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hall Rental: Tanya - email@example.com
Anyone interested in volunteering please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We invite all Community members to come to our Board meetings every 2nd Tuesdays of the month at Avonmore Hall.
Avonmore Playground Committee would like to Thank Jesse Sichnkaryk from Ultimate Gradall Inc & Black Top Paving who donated the fill for our sledding hill and Classic Landscape for the construction of Phase II.
Also, the committee would like to thank these people in helping us raise money from our silent auction in Februrary for the Avonmore Playground Upgrade Project:
West Jet, Edmonton Ski Club, Rabbit Hill, Epicure-Michelle Closs, Lawnmower Hospital, Dewalt Factory Store, Atco Gas, Global TV, Argyll Boston Pizza, Mike Medicoff-Travel Consultant, Launch Pad, River City Fitness, Saule Massage, West Edmonton Mall, Tom Goodchild's Moose Factory Restaurant, Ernst Restaurant, Corinne Fawett- Consultation Brands, A1-Tire & Battery, River Ridge Golf & Country Club,Vertically Inclined, Royal Alberta Museum, Between Friends Inc, Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton Moxie's Restaurant, Absolute Health Incorporated, Blue Chair Cafe, Hidden Beauty Salon.
On November 14 we completed Phase II of our playground and the kids were able to enjoy it!!
Thanks to all who have made Phase I & II possible. We are still raising money for Phase III which we hope to complete in Summer of 2014.
We are excited to announce that we have received $90,707 in provincial grant funding (Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) )!!! This new funding will allow us to move forward with phase 3 of the park enhancement project. Phase 3 will include a picnic shelter and bike bumps."
We would like to Thank MLA David Dorward & Elise Vasjebel for helping us get our CFEP Grant.
All Donations over $25 will receive a tax receipt. All Donations (made payable to the City of Edmonton) can be sent to:
The City of Edmonton
Attn: Susan Dack
221 Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre
P.O. Box 2359
Edmonton, AB T5J 2R7
Make sure you add the Project #PP10-0145 to your cheque.
For more information contact Susan Dack, our Community Recreation Coordinator ar 780-496-1470 or email at email@example.com.
Avonmore Book Club
Avonmore Book Club meets on Sunday evenings approximately once a month. New members are welcome. For more information contact Anita Lunden at (780) 462-4439 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New 2013-2014 memberships available! To get an updated membership, stop in
at the Dairy Queen on 75 St and 76 Ave, purchase online at http://www.efcl.org or
drop off your name, address and payment in the Avonmore hall mailbox. Email
email@example.com if you have any questions.
Outdoor pool season is just around the corner. Both the 2012-2013 and
2013-2014 memberships give you free access to all City of Edmonton outdoor
pools during their designated community league swim times.
2013-2014 memberships are also available and valid immediately.
Family - $25.00
Single - $15
Senior (single or couple) $10
Winter Hatha Yoga All Levels
Take a midweek break to move those tight shoulders, back and hips! Hatha yoga bothe stretches and strengthens the whole body and is a great way to increase energy and reduce stress.
Avonmore Facebook Page
Avonmore Playground has a Facebook page! Please join to stay current on fundraising and construction progress.
Parents & Tots Program
Parents of toddlers are invited every Tuesday to come to the Community League Hall between 9 am - 11 am to meet and chat while the little ones play.
For Community League Members Only
Community League free swim times:
Bonnie Doon Leisure Pool
Saturday 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Sunday 4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Hardisty Leisure Pool
Sunday 1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Baby Sitting Registry
Avonmore CL has a babysitting registry for those that offer part-time childcare services to families in our community. If you would like to be listed, please send an email to Cheryl with details of your experience and availability. Or if you are looking for someone to care for your child, please contact Cheryl at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to match you with someone.