Community Groups

(Last updated:  April 12, 2019)

Hepburn Parks and Recreation Board provides support and resourcing for the Community Groups and Organizations for Sport, Recreation, & Culture.  If you want to find out more information about a group, contact the person listed below or the Town Office at info@hepburn.ca.  If your group has changed members or information, please submit updates to the office.

NOTICE:  Over $9000 has been allocated to our community groups from Saskatchewan Community Lottery Grants for 2019.  Thanks to Saskatchewan Lotteries for their funding support to Sport, Recreation, & Culture!     Funds are usually paid out in July.  A reserve fund was set aside by Parks and Rec to make available to NEW INITIATIVES.   **Deadline for requests and reports - March 15 (annually).  **Deadline for project reports and receipts - June 1 (annually).  To inquire about these funds, email info@hepburn.ca.

Current Organizations

  • (1) Hepburn Before & After School Program
  • (2) Hepburn and District Arena
  • (3) Hepburn Centennial Bowl
  • (4) Hepburn Library Board
  • (5) Hepburn Museum of Wheat Board
  • (6) Hepburn Minor Hockey
  • (7) Hepburn Figure Skating
  • (8) Hepburn Minor Soccer
  • (9) Hepburn Centre & Hepburn Seniors Association – includes Hepburn Helping Hands Sewing Group.
  • (10) Hepburn Archery – for Hepburn local area only.  Program Not Active for 2018.
  • (11) Hepburn Cooperative Playschool
  • (12) Hepburn School Community Council – Click here to view more details about HSCC Initiatives.
  • (13) Sew 4 Fun Quilting Group
  • (14) Hepburn Adult Slo-Pitch League
  • Do you have an interest in starting a NEW GROUP for a Sport, Recreation, and Culture area?  Contact the office at info@hepburn.ca.

(1) HEPBURN BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

  • Latest Notice:  Family Registration – Rate is $50/family annual fee.
  • THANKS! You purchased 18 dozen donuts in less than 2 hours!  Thanks for your generous support of the After School Program.  Next year we will open for sales during the PARADE and will buy MORE Osler Donuts!  You can make a donation of $50 or more and receive a CHARITABLE RECEIPT – see Lisa at the Town Office, or talk to a Board Member.
  • Special Event in December, at Hepburn Arena, from 6.30pm-1.00am.   See Poster!  The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party.
  • AGM – TBA 2019.
  • Opening Day for 2018-2019:  Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
  • Closing Day for 2018-2019:  Wednesday, June 26, 2019.
  • Description: After School Program for children aged K to grade 5.
  • Program Coordinator:  Deidra Prosofsky.
  • Assistant Program Coordinator:  Kimberly Klein
  • Junior Staff:  Leanne Dyck, Jinae Johnston, Sarah Denis. 
  • HBASP Office:  Bethany Campus, Office #A128
  • HBASP Classroom:  Bethany Campus, Classroom #B161
  • Phone or Text: (306) 716-4451
  • Schedule: School Days Monday through Friday, 3.00-6.00pm, open for 30 children.  No programming available for non-school days at this point.  Before School Slots for 7.00-8.30am is open for 15 children depending on staffing and enrollment.
  • Opening Day for 2018-2019: September 4, 2018.
  • The Board thus far:  Barb Paetkau (Treasurer), Allison Hamm, Leah Murray (Secretary), Kathy Goertzen,  Sarah Sims (Vice-Chair), Jessica Barrington (Chair), Lisa Braun (Town Liaison), Deidra Prosofsky (Staff).  3 positions open for September 2018. Board Member Job Description.
  • Facebook:  Follow the After School Program on Facebook.
  • Email: hepburnasp@hotmail.com
  • Payment Email (for e-transfers):  payhbasp@gmail.com
  • Web:  None at this time.
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  Community Volunteers Welcome.    Community Volunteer Job Description. New Board Members Welcome.  Board Member Job Description.
  • Donations:   Donations of good new or used equipment, toys, books, craft/art supplies, &/or furnishings are welcome!
  • Corporate Sponsorships:  The Sponsorship Program is available all year - sponsors still welcome for April, May, & June 2019.
  • Contact Deidra at hepburnasp@hotmail.com
  • Forms:  Accepting applications for September 2019-June 2020.  Spaces are limited, register to avoid disappointment (full-time, part-time, casual, or drop-in status options).  After School Program Registration Form.

(2) HEPBURN ARENA

  • *Latest Notice:  Please email arena@hepburn.ca to inquire about your regular bookings.  
  • Opening Day:  November 2018.
  • Closing Day: March 2019.   Lobby bookings are available year-round.
  • Bookings: Contact Tim Harms (306) 947-7666 or arena@hepburn.ca
    • Review guidelines, and complete application form for your booking request.
    • View Arena Rental Application Form.
    • View Arena Manual.
  • Calendar: The Arena Calendar is kept up to date in a google calendar format.  If you see an error, or need to request a change in your booking, let us know.
  • Concession Booth: The concession is run by volunteers. Volunteering to work a shift in the booth is a fun way of getting to know community members and contribute to your community.  All proceeds from the booth go towards the upkeep of the arena.  For more info, contact the Town Office to get on an email listing for Concession Booth Workers (Grill, Fryer, Front Counter, or Setup/Cleanup roles).
    • Concession Manager: Erica Baerwald.
  • Preparations:  Renovations and improvements have been made in the lobby, concession, water heater, etc.  Thanks to staff and volunteers!
  • Public Skating Hours:   See calendar.
  • Staff:  Tim Harms – Arena Manager; Alvin Thielmann and Tana Thiessen – Arena Assistants; Erica Baerwald – Concession Manager
  • Advisory Group:  Members of each user group is invited to speak on behalf of their group at the Year-End Review Meeting.  Watch for notices.
  • Email:  arena@hepburn.ca
  • Web: www.hepburn.ca
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.

(3) HEPBURN CENTENNIAL BOWL

  • *Latest Notice:  League inquiries and bookings are being received for the 2017-2018 season.  See information below.  Mixed Leagues begin OCTOBER 16/17. Ladies League begins JANUARY 3. Please email Janet with your questions.
  • News:
    • Bowling Alley Update:  Tournament happening March 10, 2017.  Winners TBA.
    • “Totally Retro” article about Hepburn Centennial Bowl, its 50th anniversary, and latest renos.   Read article here.
  • Rentals:  Rent the bowling alley for $60/hour (all four lanes and includes shoe rental).   If you plan to have food / drink along with your gathering, please book the Multipurpose Room (back room) for an additional $25.00.
  • AGM – TBA
  • Description: The Hepburn Centennial Bowl is available for reservations by calling the caretaker and setting up a time. This would be an excellent family activity, birthday party or group event.
  • Caretaker: Janet Hamilton (306) 947-2192.
  • Bowling Alley: (306) 947-2073.
  • Schedule: LEAGUE BOWLING: Mixed: Monday 7:00pm  from October to March & Tuesday 7:00pm  from October to March; Ladies: Wednesdays at 1:00pm starting in January; Thursday Booking:  evenings.
  • 2017-2018 Season Dates are:  Mixed League Mondays and Tuesdays – October 16/17 to December 18/19, and then January 8/9 to March 26/27.  Women’s League Wednesdays – January 3-March 28.
  • The Executive positions are as follows:  Manager: Barb Ginther (on leave), Janet Hamilton (interim), Chair Dyan Mouland, Vice-Chair Diane Klein,  Secretary/Treasurer Janet Hamilton.
  • Members: Gary Ginther
  • Facebook:  None
  • Email: j.jhamilton@sasktel.net
  • Web:
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  New Board Members Welcome.

(4) HEPBURN LIBRARY BOARD

(5) HEPBURN MUSEUM OF WHEAT BOARD

  • THANK YOU FROM THE MUSEUM OF WHEAT BOARD:  We thank everyone for their support of the recent Threshing Day.  Over 200 people were in attendance over the day.
  • *Latest Notice:  T-Shirts for Sale and/or Order.  From Teddi Dear.   
  • Fundraising Banquet:  November, Waldheim Jubilee Centre.
  • Rentals: Rates – Info Coming Soon.
  • AGM – February.  AGM Updates:  Museum of Wheat had their Annual General Meeting in February.
  • Description:  This board supervises the Museum of Wheat buildings, museum, and schoolhouse.  Tours are available upon request.  Season is open Saturdays from May to September.  Dates for 2017 coming soon.
  • Bookings & Tours:  Diana Stobbe, 306-947-4351
  • Opening Day: May 2017.
  • Hours:  Saturdays, 10am-3pm, unless otherwise advertised.
  • Threshing Day – Saturday, September 9, 2017.  Click here for poster: Harvest Threshing Day.
  • The Executive positions were filled as follows:  President - vacant, Vice President Jonathan Dear – new (306-947-4740), Treasurer Dirk van Kuik, and Secretary Teddi Dear.
  • Members: Arley Stobbe, Marvin Tieszen, Alison Ebach, Jake Fehr, Tina Fehr, Morris Pompu, Laura Pompu, Simon Loewen, Darlene Loewen, Jake Doerksen, Lonnie Doerksen, Ben Goertzen, Betty Goertzen.
  • Subcommittee Members (Parks/Green Space):  Teddi Dear (MoW), Jennifer Beaumont-Becker (P&R), Doug Peters (P&R), Andrew Berg (MAL)
  • Facebook: None
  • Email: To be confirmed.
  • Web: Museum Info!
  • Brochure: Museum Brochure – print this two-sided and fold into a brochure.  Copies available in the Museum.
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  New Members Welcome.

(6) HEPBURN MINOR HOCKEY

  • *THANK YOU to all who came out for Info & Registration Night!
  • Latest Notice:  
  • Equipment Exchange:   Contact Board Member or Tim Harms to get access to the Arena for equipment exchange.
  • Information/Registration Night – September, Hepburn School.
  • AGM – May
  • Description: December to March program.
  • The Executive positions are President Jonathan Dear, Vice President Jesse Nokinsky, Secretary Joy Nokinsky, Treasurer Darryl Balzer, Officials Liaison Brendan Klassen.
  • Opening Day: Nov/Dec.
  • Closing Day:  Awards Night April.
  • Members:  Coaches, Parents.
  • League: Part of Sask Valley Minor Hockey League.  Click here for more info: http://svmhl.ca/master_sched_league.php
  • Facebook: Follow Hepburn Minor Hockey on Facebook.
  • Email: TBA
  • Web: http://svmhl.ca/master_sched_league.php
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.

(7) HEPBURN FIGURE SKATING

  • *THANK YOU to all who came out for Info & Registration Night!
  • *Latest Notice:  
  • Equipment Exchange:  For November, At Arena, Contact Board Member or Tim Harms to get access to the Arena for equipment exchange.
  • Information/Registration Night – September, Hepburn School Art Room.
  • AGM – TBA
  • Description:  December to March program
  • The Executive positions are President – Brenda Fyson, Vice President – Leanne Schellenberg, Secretary – Tracy Hug, Treasurer – Erica Baerwald, Fundraising – Kelsie-Lynn Harms, Events Coordinator – Celeste Lyon, Member at Large – Open.
  • Opening Day:  September
  • Closing Day:  March 
  • Carnival:  At Winter Festival, Sunday evening program.
  • Members:  Coaches, Parents.
  • Association:  CanSkate.
  • Facebook:  None
  • Email: fysonbrenda@yahoo.ca
  • Web: TBA
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  

(8) HEPBURN MINOR SOCCER

  • *THANK YOU to all who signed up to participate and VOLUNTEER in the 2018 Season!  117 players are set to represent Hepburn.
  • *Latest Notice:  Schedules are up on the Website.
  • AGM – April 16, 2019, Open House 6.30-7.30pm, AGM 7.30-8.00pm
  • Description: May & June program for U4-U18.
  • The Executive positions are:  Kim Bushman,  Laurel Sexsmith, Melanie Scarrow, Jen Geransky, Tamara Wipf.
  • Registration Night:  March.
  • Coaches Meeting:  April 16, 2019, 6.30-7.30pm, with AGM to follow.
  • Opening Day: April 30.
  • Wind-up Party:  June.
  • Closing Day:  end of June.
  • Valley Cup Dates 2019:  More Info Coming.  See Website!
  • Coaches and Managers:  Thanks to all who signed up for this year.  Information noted above.
  • New Committee Members Welcome.  Contact Laurel Sexsmith.
  • League: Part of Valley Soccer Association.  Click here for more info: http://valleysoccer.ca/
  • Facebook: Follow Hepburn Minor Soccer on Facebook.
  • Email: laurelsexsmith@hotmail.com
  • Web: Hepburn Page at Valley Soccer.
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.
  • *Additional SOCCER Notice:  *AIA Summer Camp Program July 22-26, 2019.

(9) THE CENTRE (aka Hepburn Golden Age Centre)

  • *Latest Notice:   
  • Wednesday Coffee Times continue, 9.00-10.00am. 
  • NEW:  Rental Rates $12.50/hr up to 4 hours.  $80/day.
  • AGM – February 22, 2017.  AGM Updates:  The Centre had their Annual General Meeting in February. Watch for updates here!  Click here (coming soon!).
  • Description:  Our Centre is located on Main Street and Railway Avenue. The Centre building used to be a trading company and general store for Hepburn. At present, the Centre has enough dishes, cutlery, tables and chairs to seat 100 people. We have a piano, pool table and various other games.  The Centre is available for rent for meetings, gatherings or banquets. We presently have 45 members. Memberships available to seniors ages 50+ for a price of $20/year.
  • Every Wednesday is coffee time from 9.00-10.00am, throughout the year, including summer.
  • The first Thursday of each month is a potluck at 6:00pm and most months we have a program to follow.
  • The Executive positions were filled as follows: President Jim Fehr, Vice President Morris Pompu, Treasurer Cathy Shields 8shields@sasktel.net, and Secretary Barbara Ginther   brukes@hotmail.com
  • Bookings: Lydia Peters (306) 947-2440 or lydpete@sasktel.net
  • Members:  Registered Seniors aged 50 and up who have paid the annual fee.
  • Sub-Group:  Helping Hands Group – October to March
  • Facebook: None.
  • Email: lydpete@sasktel.net
  • Web:
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.

(10) HEPBURN ARCHERY CLUB

  • *Latest Notice: Club is taking a break.
  • AGM – None.
  • Description:  For Local Hepburn and area residents only.  Adults and youth meet for archery in back of Hepburn Centennial Bowl.
  • Coordinator: Rob Bushman (306) 947-2002.
  • Opening Day Info: TBA
  • Members:
  • Facebook: None.
  • Email: rkbushman@sasktel.net
  • Web:  None
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.

(11) HEPBURN CO-OPERATIVE PLAYSCHOOL

  • *THANK YOU to all who are participating in the upcoming year.  3 year old class begins soon!
  • *Latest Notice:  Check out fundraisers page.
  • Meet the Teacher Night – Sept 7, 6.30pm.  3 years old class begins in October.
  • AGM – May 25, 6.30pm.  Registration Night and AGM.
  • Description:  Co-operative Playschool for Children Aged 3 and 4.
  • The Executive positions are President Joy Nokinsky, Deidre Prosofsky, Secretary Julia Nickel, Treasurer Erica Baerwald.  Teacher Celeste Lyon.
  • Opening Day Info: 4 year olds – September 12, 2017.  3 year olds – October 2017.
  • Members:  Parents of Playschool Students are expected to be involved in volunteer schedule.
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hepburncooperativeplayschool/
  • Email: hepburnplayschool@gmail.com
  • Web: http://hepburnplayschool.weebly.com
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  Needed One Member at Large.

(12) HEPBURN SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCIL (SCC)

  • THE PURPOSE OF SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCILS IS TO “HELP STRENGTHEN THE CAPACITY OF SCHOOLS TO IMPROVE CHILDREN’S LEARNING” (SSBA HANDBOOK FOR SCHOOL COMMUNITY COUNCILS)

    Our HSCC’s vision statement:

    “Collaborating Together to Create a Community that Inspires Students to Excellence”

  • *Latest Notice: Literacy Week – March 19-22.
  • AGM:
  • Description:  Hepburn School Community Council consists of Committed Parents, Dedicated School Staff, Engaged Students, Contributory Members of Our Town, Our Wonderful Local Board Member, Our Division Office Learning Superintendent, and Our School Administration Team!  We are   a diverse, hard-working team of individuals dedicated to various initiatives including: Volunteer Engagement, Healthy Kids, Healthy Families, School Spirit, and Inspiring Excellence.   SCC has identified four key initiatives to guide their efforts.  (1) Volunteer Engagement – promoting volunteer opportunities and recruiting community members to support Hepburn School.  (2) Healthy Kids, Healthy Families – partnering with families to promote mental, emotional, and physical health.  (3) School Spirit – encouraging and modeling enthusiastic participation in Hepburn School.  (4) Inspiring Excellence – assisting our school in reaching and realizing its full potential.  Click here to view more details about HSCC Initiatives.
  • Opening Day: Fall.  September-June.
  • Meetings:  Every 6 weeks, at Hepburn School, at 6.00pm
  • Members:  Kelsie-Lynn Harms (Chair),  Candace Berg, Ron Sigstad (Principal), Marc Normand (Vice Principal), Tammy Selvig (Teacher Rep), Teddi Dear.
  • Facebook:
  • Email:  kelsielynnharms@gmail.com
  • Web:  http://blogs.spiritsd.ca/hepburn/school-community-council-scc/
  • Volunteer Opportunities:  See Volunteer Page.  Needed 3 members.  Are you interested in joining?   We’d love to have you!!!   Please contact us for more information and to find out how to get involved!
    http://blogs.spiritsd.ca/hepburn/school-community-council-scc/

(13) Sew 4 Fun Quilting Group

  • *Latest Notice: This group has been working diligently for 10 years.  They have donated 10 quilts to local Hepburn groups, 3 care homes, and Cystic Fibrosis Association as fundraisers.  Proceeds have net over $10,000.  Thank you for supporting all these groups.  The current raffle tickets are being sold to raise funds for this group to make a Commemorative Centennial Quilt for Hepburn’s 100th in June 2019.  Still tickets available at Town Office or from Rita Klein, and other group members.
  • Since: 2008.
  • AGM: None.
  • Description: Sewing Group.
  • Opening Day:
  • Meetings:  Every Tuesday afternoons.
  • Members:  Contact Rita Klein  306-947-2066.
  • Facebook: None
  • Email:  TBA
  • Web:
  • Volunteer Opportunities:

(14) Hepburn Adult Slo-Pitch League

  • *Latest Notice: 
  • AGM:
  • Description:  Adult Co-Ed Slo-Pitch League.  League fees TBA.
  • Opening Day:  May and June, evening games
  • Meetings:
  • Members: 3-6 local and area teams
  • Facebook:  None
  • Email:  info@hepburn.ca 
  • Contact:  Troy Prosofsky
  • Web:
  • Volunteer Opportunities:
  • Events:  Fair Days Ball Tournament, June 14-16, 2019.  Entry is $200/team.