Hepburn & District Parks & Recreation Board

(Last updated:  January 25, 2023)

Did You Know?

  • Interested in Joining the Parks and Recreation Board?  There is ONE OPEN POSITION!  Volunteer Application for Parks and Recreation Board - Click Here for Application Form:  https://forms.gle/qNzzZVkgcxCHeJZK8
  • Parks and Recreation programming and activities are under the umbrella of the Board.  Hepburn & District Parks and Recreation Board is made up of 9 members who represent Town Council, R.M. of Laird, and other community members. The Board serves the current town population of 784 (Canadian Census, 2021).  The board has 5 members who are town residents.  The board has 3 members who are R.M. of Laird residents.  
  • Hepburn P&R Facebook: www.facebook.com/HepburnParksAndRec/ 
  • Hepburn Howler Page 2: monthly newsletter - https://www.hepburn.ca/governance/newsletters.html

Purpose & Goals
Hepburn & District Parks and Recreation Board exists to promote a sense of community by coordinating wholesome, positive events, and programs that will bring all members of our community together.

  1. To provide community wide activities at least three times a year.
  2. To keep the community informed about events and programs through a newsletter.
  3. To encourage an active and healthy lifestyle for the members of our community.
  4. To provide support to organizations within our community.
  5. To promote intentional networking and communication between existing organizations.

Parks & Recreation Board Members

Members: Troy Prosofsky (Chair), Andrew Berg (Town Council Rep), Sheldon Willems (RM of Laird Rep), Doug Peters (Member at Large), Craig Pitcher (Vice Chair), Lisa Braun (Secretary & Community Coordinator), Johannes Schauss (Treasurer), Emily Cameron (Member at Large).  ONE open position (Member at Large).

Meeting Date: 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00pm, OR the Monday the week before Town Council meeting.

Feedback:  Residents of Town and R.M. are welcome to submit input in writing to recreation@hepburn.ca.  Residents and/or community groups may request to be a delegation at monthly meeting by inquiring by the 1st Friday of each month.

Submissions:  Residents and groups are welcome to submit items for the monthly newsletter called The Hepburn Howler.  Email request by the last Monday of the month.

Parks and Recreation Subcommittees

  • Crokicurl: On Pause.
  • NEW: Disc Golf:  Troy Prosofsky, Andrew Berg, Emily Cameron.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Into the Elements Outdoor Program: Lisa Braun, Jennifer Beaumont-Becker.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Parent & Tot Playtime:  Lisa Braun, Emily Cameron.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Professional Development (PD) Day Programs:  Lisa Braun (lead).  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Fundraising / Raffle:  Ashton Prescott, Lisa Braun (leads), Tasha Nett, Trevor Bueckert.   Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Youth Programs / Youth Advisory Council:   Lisa Braun (lead), Hepburn School Student Representative Council (SRC) members. Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Communities in Bloom:  Lisa Braun (lead). Town membership since 2021.  A cooperative effort of many groups.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Summer Programs:  Including Marketplace Table, Marketplace Kids Activities, etc.  TBA.
  • Reconciliation:  Erica Baerwald (Town Council Rep to PRRC), Ashton Prescott (Heritage Common), Lisa Braun.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.  Prairie Rivers Reconciliation Committee: Facebook

Memberships

Town of Hepburn

402 Main Street
P.O. Box 217
Hepburn, SK, S0K 1Z0

Contact

Phone: 1.306.947.2170
Fax: 1.306.947.4202
Emergency Water / Sewer: 1.306.947.0000

Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9:00am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday 12:30pm-4:30pm 
Closed on statutory holidays

Weather

Hepburn, Saskatchewan, Canada