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.

For other non- Avonmore Community League sponsored events, please click here.




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.


Click here for more details.




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.

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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

COST:  $11.00


BIKE SAFETY (Ride To Survive)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
For children 6 - 12 years
Course Code: 521777

COST:  $11.00

Helmets and bike bells are mandatory. Children must capable of riding their bikes to attend.

Click here for more details.



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 admin@avonmore.org 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.



 
Avonmore Executive


President: Nathan - president@avonmore.org
Treasurer: Boris - treasurer@avonmore.org

Secretary: Elizabeth - secretary@avonmore.org

Memberships: Lisa - membership@avonmore.org

Sports: Boris - sports@avonmore.org
Hall Rental: Tanya - hallrental@avonmore.org

Anyone interested in volunteering please email admin@avonmore.org


We invite all Community members to come to our Board meetings every 2nd Tuesdays of the month at Avonmore Hall.





Playground News


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
Millcreek Site

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 playground@avonmore.org.

 


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 lunden@telusplanet.ent.




Avonmore Membership

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

membership@avonmore.org 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.

Membership Update

2013-2014 memberships are also available and valid immediately.

Membership Rates

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.


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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.

 

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Free Swim



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 admin@avonmore.org and we will try to match you with someone.


 


 

 
 

Avonmore is a proud member of the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues.  http://www.efcl.org

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