ARENA

CONTACT INFORMATION

Arena Phone (403)664-3623
Rec. Office Phone (403)664-3809
Rec Director Cell (403)664-9711

Fees

Public Skating  Free
(sponsored by Oyen Lions Club)  $3000.00
Oyen Minor Hockey

$85.00

 per hour
Figure Skating Club

$85.00

 per hour
Shinny Hockey

$90.00

 per hour
Recreation, Seniors, and Unscheduled Users

$90.00

 per hour

Arena Rentals

Day Rate (winter)

$900.00

Day Rate (summer)

$400.00

-with prior day setup $550.00
-damage/cleanup deposit $225.00
Weekend Rate

$1,500.00

Provincial Weekend Rate

$3,500.00

Concession (winter)

$250.00

per month
Concession (summer)

$125.00

per day
-damage/cleanup deposit $250.00
Arena (summer)

$500.00

per day
Arena (summer) set-up prior to event

$650.00

per day

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BALL DIAMONDS

CONTACT INFORMATION

(403)664-3809

The Town of Oyen is very proud of the RCMP Centennial Ball Diamond Park, and the many compliments we recieve on these exceptional facilities. The Oyen Centennial Ball Park Facility consists of 6 diamonds in total, – 1 Senior Men’s Diamond, and 5 Minor Ball Diamonds. Many nights will see all 6 diamonds being used.

All Diamonds are groomed and ready to play when you arrive.

Facility Rentals
Baseball Diamond (game rate) $50.00
Ball Park (3 day weekend) $600.00
Tournaments (daily rate) $300.00
Old Food Booth (daily rate) $50.00
New Food Booth (daily rate) $80.00
Fees
Maintenance Fee (per player) $25.00

CAMPGROUNDS

CONTACT INFORMATION

500 4th Street East

Phone (403)664-9711

Fee

Power & Water (per night)           $ 25.00

Sand Volleyball, Tennis Courts    Free

24 sites with 30 amp Power and Water located in ball park facility

New campground has 16 sites with 30 amp power and water located south of ball park.

Public shower facilities are located at the east end of the Shirley McClellan Aquatic enter.

Sites range in size from 64 feet up to 116 feet.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  1. No Reservations.  Sites are First Come, First Serve
  2. Quiet Time 11:00 pm – 7:00 am
  3. If sharing a campsite you must purchase a permit for EACH accommodation unit (small tents for dependent children are exempt)
  4. Failure to self-register PRIOR to your overnight stay may result in a fine or eviction
  5. Permit holders are personally responsible for campsite condition, cleanliness and the conduct for all guests
  6. A campsite is considered unoccupied if left unattended for over 24 hours unless Parks staff are notified
  7. If correct cash is not available please enclose a valid cheque with current information, made payable to the TOWN OF OYEN

CEMETERY - FUNERAL

CONTACT INFORMATION

MacLean’s Funeral Home

114 – 1st Avenue East

(403) 664-3767

The Town of Oyen owns and operates a cemetery just north of the Town on Highway 41. There is a Protestant section, a Catholic section, and a memorial garden of Remembrance. The Town of Oyen organizes a Town clean up every spring the 2nd Tuesday in June, weather permitting and volunteers assist the Town crew in an annual spruce- up.

During the summer, the Town crew routinely maintains the grounds. Our cemetery committee has set up a watering system and planted new trees.

All monuments require a development permit that may be obtained at the Town office. Maintenance of monuments is the responsibility of the family of the deceased.

There are many old cemeteries in the area, and those trying to locate ancestors, may contact this office (403) 664- 3511, the surrounding Municipal District of Special Areas office (403) 664-3618, or MacLean’s funeral home (403) 664-3767 to see if we can help you locate your family.

Cemetery Fees

Plot $225.00
Interment/Disinterment
Weekdays:
May 1 to October 31
November 1 to April 30
Weekends:
May 1 to October 31
November 1 to April 30


$400.00
$675.00

$600.00
$950.00
Burial of Cremation
Weekdays:
May 1 to October 31
November 1 to April 30
Weekends:
May 1 to October 31
November 1 to April 30


$125.00
$200.00

$200.00
$300.00
Development Permit $25.00

CROSSROADS CENTRE

CONTACT INFORMATION

1100 Main Street South

Big Country Agricultural Society

Diana Walker

Phone (403) 664-3622

Board of Directors – 2013-2014

President

Linda Bingeman – 403-676-2181

PO Box 689, Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

bing44@netago.ca

 

Past President

David Eaton – 403-676-2020

PO Box 419,  Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

 

1st Vice President

Bill Kolkman – 403-664-3905

PO Box 67,  Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

tuppermama@live.ca

 

2nd Vice President

Alan Chiliak – 403-676-2035

PO Box 541,  Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

Secretary

Ramona Chiliak –  403-676-2035

PO Box 541,  Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

 

Treasurer

Diana M. Walker – 403-664-3571

PO Box 420,  Oyen, AB T0J 2J0

oyenecho@telusplanet.net

 

A 150 x 200 foot complex with a fully equipped kitchen, washrooms, meeting room, sales office, bleachers, bucking chutes, pens, and a 100 x 200 foot arena capable of handling auction sales, rodeos, clinics, tradeshows, cattle and equine events, car shows, etc.

 

Facility Rentals

Fees
Daily Riding Pass $10.00
Annual Individual Riding Pass $150.00
Family Annual Riding Pass $250.00

 

Please contact Diana Walker at 403-664-3622 for upcoming events and times

CURLING RINK

CONTACT INFORMATION

107- 5th Avenue East (directly east of the Oyen Memorial Arena)
403-664-3638 Curling Club Phone
403-664-0220 Ice Tech Phone
403-664-2065 President Phone

The Oyen and District Curling Rink, as it currently stands was erected in 1967. The facility has 3 sheets of ice, a lobby, kitchen facility, lounge and locker room area. All areas of the club are available for rent, in whole, or in part. The facility has a reverse-osmosis water system which contributes to good keen ice.

The Oyen and District Curling Club operate from November 1 through mid-March and fully maintain and operate this facility. During the regular season the club hosts a Ladies Bonspiel (mid-November), Cash Spiel (beginning of December), Mixed Bonspiel (3rd weekend in January), Skins Spiel (beginning of March) and Merchants Bonspiel (date fluctuates).

Regular league play during the week consists of:
Tuesday evenings-Cash League

Wednesday afternoons -Stick Curling League
Wednesday evenings-Fun-Mixed League,
Thursday evenings – Family Curling

Beginners, intermediates and well-seasoned curlers are welcome to join any league. The club has over 100 members who volunteer their time to support the club.

The club has a pro shop which is comprised of all the equipment needed to play the game.

Fees

Adult Membership

$50.00

Adult League Fee

$75.00

Junior Membership (under 18)

$70.00

Cash League Entry

$270.00

per rink
Most Bonspiel Rates

$120.00

per rink

Rentals

Lounge or Kitchen

$50.00

premises must be cleaned by renters

FISHING POND

CONTACT INFORMATION

201 4th Avenue West

Fees

Free

The Town is fortunate enough to have a fishing pond located in Town. The local Fish and Wildlife Office keeps the pond stocked with trout, and all Provincial fishing licenses apply to our Pond.

FITNESS CENTRE

CONTACT INFORMATION

Owner / Manager

Keli Brockmann: (403) 664-9394

CONTACT INFORMATION

Owner / Manager 

Sarah Andersen (403) 664-0121

GOLF COURSE

CONTACT INFORMATION

402 4th Street East (directly across from R.C.M.P Centennial Park)
Phone: 403-664-2555

E-Mail: oyengolfcourse@hotmail.com

The original Oyen and District Golf course opened in 1962. In 1992 the golf course was relocated to its new site where water was available to irrigate and provide for grass greens, trees and water hazards.

This is a challenging 9-hole prairie golf course with grass greens where six holes are affected by water hazards and there are a total of 30 sand bunkers. Total yards (for 9 holes): Gold – 3246; White – 2985; Red – 2666

The Oyen and District Golf Club operate from approximately April 1 through mid-October depending on weather conditions. During the regular season the club hosts a variety of tournaments as well as league play.

Beginners, intermediates and well-seasoned golfers are welcome to join any league. The club has over 100 members who volunteer their time to support the club.

The club has a pro shop which is comprised of all the equipment needed to play the game.

MEMBERSHIPS

Adult

$545

Adult/Senior Monday – Friday

$300

Couple

$935

Family

$1045

Post Secondary Student

$275

15-18 $155
11-14

$94

10 and under with Paying Adult Free

FEES

Trail Fees $100

RENTALS

Cart Rentals $16+GST
Locker Rentals 1yr $30
Locker Rentals 2yr $55
Powercart Parking 1 yr Gas $150
Powercart Parking 1 yr Electric $190
Powercart Parking 5 yr Gas $600
Powercart Parking 5yr Electric $750

GUN RANGE

CONTACT INFORMATION

Located just south of Oyen, AB on the East side of the 41 highway.
Randy Wiechnick (403) 664-2207


OYEN MUNICIPAL LIBRARY

LIBRARY

CONTACT INFORMATION

105 3rd Avenue West | Box 328
Phone: 403-664-3580
Fax: 403-664-2520
E-mail: aoymlibrary@marigold.ab.ca

Oyen Municipal Library holds a collection of over 9500 items as well as having access to over a million items through participation in the Marigold Library System. The Oyen Municipal Library offers full service with extended hours and free Public Access computers. For those who are taking courses at any level, the Library is an excellent companion to your course materials. Other services include Preschool Story Time, Breakfast with Santa, and 2 book clubs.

Located in the South Central High School

Hours:

Monday

12:00-5:00

Tuesday

3:00-8:00

Wednesday

12:00-5:00

Thursday

12:00-5:00

closed Friday, weekends and holidays

Summer Hours: (July – August)

Monday

11:00-5:00

Tuesday

2:00-7:00

Wednesday

11:00-5:00

Saturday and Sunday

closed

MUSEUM

CONTACT INFORMATION

312 1st Avenue E
Phone: 403-664-2330, 403-664-0675, 403-664-2355, 403-664-2499

The Town of Oyen is proud of the many volunteers
who have spent countless hours preserving and restoring the many buildings, machinery,vehicles, and artifacts housed in the Oyen Museum.

Hours of Operation

May 15 – September 1  From 9:00AM – 12:00PM and From 1:00PM – 5:00PM

You may also book tours by appointment year round. The museum holds 9 buildings including a 1918 period house, a country store, a one room school, along with numerous agricultural buildings.

Fees
Donation

ROYAL LEGION #208

CONTACT INFORMATION

207 5th Avenue East
(403) 664-3641

For Booking this Facility, please contact:
Myrna Smigelski (403) 664-2211

The Royal Canadian Legion #208 was founded in 1958, and celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2008. The Legion is the largest hall in the district, and is used for many weddings, anniversaries, funerals, graduations, banquets, dances, bazaars, etc.
The hall features 2 small meeting rooms, an extensive commercial kitchen, a separate bar area, and a large main hall complete with air conditioning, full width stage with double curtains, spotlights and sound system.
The Legion members meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. New members and associate members are always welcome.

Rentals
Entire Facility $550.00
-extra day $250.00
Small meeting room $  75.00
-with light kitchen use $125.00
Main Hall – meetings $350.00
-with light kitchen use $400.00
Bar Tenders $150.00 includes ice and assistance with clean up

Functions
Regular Legion meeting 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30
Remembrance Day Service November 11
New Years Eve Function December 31
Membership/Volunteer Appreciation Barbeque August
Lions Club meeting – 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month 7:30 p.m.

RUNNING TRACK

CONTACT INFORMATION

415 5th Avenue East
(Located at the Assumption School Grounds)
(403) 664-9711

This facility is available for local and regional track meets, as well as general public use. This is a joint facility with the Roman Catholic Assumption School and the Town of Oyen Recreation Department.

Fees
Free

SENIORS REC CENTRE

CONTACT INFORMATION

219 2nd Street West
(403) 664-3686
Jesie (403) 664-2515, 664-2115, 664-2131, 664-2222

The Oyen Seniors Drop in Center is situated directly across the street from the Oyen Senior Lodge, making it ideally situated for those living in the lodge.
This facility is available for community rental, and is used by a number of organizations for regular meetings. Hall comes complete with a fully equipped kitchen, games room, and a sound system.

Rentals
Small meeting room $50.00
Kitchen $100.00
Assembly $100.00
Games Room $100.00
Whole facility 24 hours $350.00

Activities
Senior Club meeting – second Wednesdays from September to June. Pot luck supper at 5:30 followed by meeting.
Smear – Mondays 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. all year
Whist – every other Friday 7:30 p.m. September to May
Floor Curling – every Wednesday 1:00 p.m. October thru April
Pinochle – every Tuesday 7:00 p.m. October thru April
Exercise – every Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Winter months
Christmas Banquet and concert – 2nd Wednesday in December
Fun days with Cereal, Acadia Valley, Empress, Esther 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  check with Marge for next time and place
Old Time Dances – As advertised
Tops Club – every Thursday
Studio 9-41 Art Club 1st and 3rd Wednesdays every month 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Lioness meeting – 3rd Monday monthly 8:00 p.m.

SKATEBOARD PARK

CONTACT INFORMATION

500 4th Street East
(403) 664-3809

The Skateboard Park is located in the sports grounds at the RCMP Centennial Ball Park on the south end of town. There are 2 Quarter Pikes, 3 Rails, and 1 Table Top all on a 30 x 80 foot cement pad.

This project was initiated by the youth, and completed by volunteers and the Oyen Rec. Department.

Fees
Free

SWIMMING POOL

2017 POOL SCHEDULE

2017 Pool Schedule pdf

CASH or CHEQUE ACCEPTED  |  NO DEBIT OR CC’s

CONTACT INFORMATION

301 8th Avenue East
(403) 664-SWIM (7946)

The Town of Oyen opened the new Shirley McClellan Aquatic Centre pool facility to the public in 2005 after 2 years of fundraising and building. The facility includes a junior Olympic size pool, a zero depth entry pool, a water slide, a lazy river, a water umbrella, and a volcano seat.

The Aquatic Centre building consists of a an office, a first aid room, a meeting/training room, a men’s change room, ladies change room and a family change room complete with washrooms and showers.

The facility is used for swimming lessons, FREE public swimming, aqua fit classes and competitive swim meets, just to name a few. When you drive or walk by and hear the kids, you’ll see why we feel extremely fortunate to have such a beautiful facility in our community.

Schedule can change without notice and/or due to weather, please phone ahead.
RENTALS can be booked between 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday – Friday or evenings (5pm or later) on weekends. Roped lanes, and flutter boards can be provided for lane swim upon request.

Fees

Saturday Public Swim

FREE

(Sponsored by the Oyen Lions Club – $3000.00)

Single Admission

Child

$4.00

Youth/Senior

$4.50

Adult

$5.50

Family

$17.00

Punch Card (10)

Child

$35.00

Youth/Senior

$40.00

Adult

$45.00

Family

$140.00

Season Pass

Child

$150.00

Youth/Senior

$170.00

Adult

$175.00

Family

$395.00

Lessons

Preschool – Level 5

$45.00

Level 6-10

$55.00

Private lessons (per 1/2 hour) $30.00

Oyen Otters Swim Club

Individual

$75.00

Family

$200.00

Rentals

Per Hour

$100.00

CASH or CHEQUE ACCEPTED  |  NO DEBIT OR CC’s

TENNIS COURT

CONTACT INFORMATION

500 4th Street East
Phone (403) 664-3809

The Town of Oyen has 2 tennis courts available for public use free of charge. They are located in the sports grounds at the RCMP Centennial Ball Park on the south east end of town.

Fees
Free

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

CONTACT INFORMATION

Corner of Highways 9 & 41
Ph (403) 664-2486
1-800-661-8888

The Town of Oyen operates the Provincial Visitor Information Centre (VIC) located on the corner of highways 9 & 41.

Each year the center is open from the long weekend in May till the long weekend in September.

The staff is trained by the Travel Alberta people in Edmonton for a week the beginning of May, and then are sent on a FAM (Familiarization) Tour for 2-3 days to become familiar with some of the tourism operations in the province. They are also introduced to a wide array of tools to help them provide the visitor with the most current information available within the province – whether it is road conditions, weather conditions, information on hotels or campgrounds, or what events are happening anywhere in Alberta. If you’re looking for information, or want to get away for a few days, our trained staff would be more than happy to give you a hand planning your trip.

WATER EXCHANGE - OYEN

Customer Manual - PDF