Parks and Recreation Board

(Last updated:  May 19, 2022)

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Interested in Joining the Parks and Recreation Board?  Inquire at recreation@hepburn.ca.   Volunteer Application for Parks and Recreation Board - Click Here for Application Form:  https://forms.gle/qNzzZVkgcxCHeJZK8
  • Annual General Meeting is scheduled in November 7, 2022.
  • Subcommittees:  The Board has smaller subcommittees to tackle key projects.   Contact Lisa to find out more  - recreation@hepburn.ca
  • 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 7 members who are town residents.  The board has 2 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
  • Supporter of the Framework for Recreation in Canada (2015).   
  • Supported by the Tri-Global Partnership of SK - Sask Sport: Link; SaskCulture: Link; and Saskatchewan Parks & Recreation Association (SPRA): Link
  • Member of the Lakeland District for Sport, Culture, & Recreation  (LDSCR).
  • Member of Heritage Saskatchewan.
  • Member of Communities in Bloom (CIB).
  • Member of Saskatchewan Association of Recreation Professionals (SARP).
  • Member of Prairie Rivers Reconciliation Committee (PRRC).   

Purpose
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.

Goals

  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 and Rec Board Members
Chairperson: Jennifer Beaumont-Becker

Members: Andrew Berg (Town Council Rep), Sheldon Willems (RM of Laird Rep), Doug Peters, Kim Poulsen, Troy Prosofsky, *Cheryl Reddekopp (Treasurer) - until August 2022,  Lisa Braun (Secretary & Community Coordinator). 

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.

Two Open Positions:  New positions begin September 2022.

Parks and Recreation Subcommittees

  • Crokicurl: Tim Baerwald (lead).  Troy Prosofsky, Sheldon Willems.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Into the Elements Outdoor Program: Jennifer Beaumont-Becker (lead). Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • PD Day Programs:  Lisa Braun (lead).  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Adult Social Nights:  Ashton Prescott, Lisa Braun (leads). Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Fundraising:  Ashton Prescott, Lisa Braun (leads).   Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Youth Programs / Youth Advisory Council:   Lisa Braun (lead). Volunteers are welcome to join this team.
  • Communities in Bloom:  Town membership since 2021.  A cooperative effort of many groups. 
  • Summer Programs:  Included Marketplace Table, Marketplace Kids Activities, etc.  TBA.
  • Reconciliation:  Erica Baerwald (Town Council Rep to PRRC), Lisa Braun.  Volunteers are welcome to join this team.  Prairie Rivers Reconciliation Committee: Facebook

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 to Friday
9:00am-12:00pm, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Closed on statutory holidays

Weather

Hepburn, Saskatchewan, Canada