The Town of Oyen is proud to be home to many active, thriving volunteer based community organizations and groups!
If you'd like to get involved on any of the following groups, use the contact information below to contact that organization.
"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart" - Elizabeth Andrew
Volunteering means giving your time and abilities to aid others (usually a nonprofit organization) without the want of financial compensation. Put simply, volunteering is a service to your community.
Did you know that when you volunteer, it isn't only for the benefits of others? You can personal benefit through volunteering, such as:
- meeting new people and build community
- gain knowledge and understanding of other ways of life
- gain a sense of purpose and become happier
- boost your self-esteem
- advance your career by improving job prospects
- spending meaningful time with others can reduce stress
- increase your brain function
Visit the Committees, Boards, and Commissions Page for the organizations Council Members are active in.
Click on the organization or group below to learn more!
East Sounding Creek Beef 4-H Club (part of the 4-H Hanna District)
Cleaver Kids (Ages 6-8); Introduction to 4-H
(Ages 9-20); Market Steer, Yearling Heifer, 2 yr old, 3 yr old, Carcass
To participate or join, contact (403)664-1664
Assumption School - Parent Council
Assumption RC School is a small K-6 school located in Oyen, AB. Yearly elected board members and representatives make up the Parent Council.
Badland Badgers Baseball Academy
Badlands Baseball Academy is a baseball academy for students in grades 10-12 in Alberta.
For more information
Big Country Ag Society
The Big Country Agricultural Society (BCAS) serves the community of Oyen, Alberta and its surrounding communities. The BCAS organization built, maintains, and operates the Crossroads Center, a heated indoor facility that hosts a variety of community events and is available for private and public rental. The BCAS runs the Farmer's Market and hosts events including The Beef Expo, rodeos, jackpots, gymkhanas, motorcycle rallies, car shows, Open Farm Tours, Little Town of Bethlehem, farm safety, etc.
Check out the list of their upcoming events for 2022/2023!
For Bookings Contact:
Diana (403)664-6600 or Cheryl (403)664-9872
For other information or sponsorship opportunities Contact:
Follow them on Facebook!
Big Country United Churches
All are welcome for who they are as they are. United Churches of Oyen, Cereal, Acadia Valley, Alsask.
Phone: (403) 664-3987
"Like" their page on Facebook - Big Country United Churches
Big Sky Parish
WE HOLD WORSHIP SERVICES WEEKLY. WE HOLD SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONGREGATIONS OF OTHER CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS IN THE COMMUNITY 2-4 TIMES A YEAR WITHIN COVID RESTRICTIONS. WE OFFER PASTORAL CARE TO HOSPITAL PATIENTS, SENIORS' LODGE AND THE HOUSEBOUND. WE FINANCIALLY SUPPORT LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS BY CONTRIBUTING FUNDS TO OUR DEMONINATIONS DIOCESE WHICH IS A REGISTERED CHARITY. WE PROVIDE EDUCATION THROUGH BIBLE STUDY TO MEMBERS IN OUR CONGREGATION. ALL WORK IS DONE BY 12 PEOPLE - THE ACTIVE MEMBERS OF OUR CONGREGATION.
Address: 101 2nd Avenue West, Oyen, AB
Chinook Applied Research Association
The Chinook Applied Research Association is driven by farmers and ranchers in the Special Areas and MD of Acadia of east central Alberta to bring innovative and profitable practices to the local agricultural industry. Our program of applied research, demonstration and extension projects provides a link in the transfer of knowledge and technology between research and the producer. Producers, industry, government and others can access reliable data on crop, livestock, soil and water projects that is relevant to the area and its soil and climatic conditions. CARA is a non-profit society working in, registered as a charity with Revenue Canada.
Oyen Chamber of Commerce
The Oyen & District Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer, not for profit organization, designed to meet the needs of the community. They supply an avenue for progressive individuals and business people in the community and service area to create a positive, productive and thriving environment by advancing the interests of the community. Become a member of ODCOC and increase your communication within the district!
At Oyen Daycare our mission is to work with families to provide quality, affordable childcare in a nurturing atmosphere. Our program will provide the opportunity for children to interact with peers through play experiences in an inclusive environment which allows freedom within set limits. Our caring and qualified staff will strive to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate learning atmosphere, which fosters a child’s natural desire to explore, discover, create and become a lifelong learner.
If you're interested in availability or would like to donate to this organization, please reach out using the contact information below!
Contact: 1(825) 998-9700
Facebook: Oyen Daycare
Oyen & District Curling Club
2022/23 Bonspiel Schedule
Nov. 4-6 START UP OPEN SPIEL Contact Riley at 403-664-9594
Dec. 3 DOUBLES SPIEL Contact Jerry 403-664-6001
Jan. 20-22 KEITH MITCHELL SPIEL Contact Brett 403-664- 8868
Feb. 10-11 LADIES SPIEL Contact Jackie 403-664-0157
Feb. 24-26 SKINS SPIEL Contact Brett 403-664-8868
Oyen & District Farmers Market
Oyen & District Golf Club
From April thru September, come join us at the Oyen & District Golf Club! Located at 402 4th Street East, it is sure to not disappoint.
Phone: (403) 664-2555
Facebook: Oyen & District Golf Club
Oyen Food Bank
Oyen Lions Club
The Oyen Lions club is looking for volunteers to join their inclusive association. This club now encompasses men & women and have a vision of community involvement and development.
Oyen Minor Hockey
The Oyen Minor Hockey Association offers a variety of hockey programs that welcome boys and girls, ages 4 to 17: U7 (ages 4-6); U9 (ages 7-8); U11 (ages 9-10); U13 (ages 11-12); U15 (ages 13-14); and U18 (ages 15-17).
President: Ben Tateson
Facebook: Oyen Minor Hockey Assoication
Oyen Minor Ball
President: Erika Tessier
Vice-President: Travis Smigelski
Oyen Otters Swim Club
The Oyen Otters are a part of the Alberta Summer Swimming Association competing throughout the province.
Phone: (403) 664-0179
Oyen Public School - Parent Council
Each school year the Oyen Public School forms a Parent Council. They meet to discuss new and old topics of education, fundraising, as well as an open round table discussion.
Contact: Jaime Bowles
Visit the Oyen Public School Website for more information!
Oyen Soccer Club
Oyen Soccer Club is a non profit organization that sets out to provide a fun, safe, and a fair sport.
Facebook: Oyen Soccer Club
Oyen Skating Club
Facebook: Oyen Skating Club
Prairieland Athletic Association
P.A.A. was formed to create inclusive spaces in a welcoming environment to promote athletic interests in rural communities for all ages. In addition, we will nourish the rural economy by sustaining and supporting rural facilities.
Phone: (403) 664-8204
Royal Canadian Legion
The Royal Canadian Legion is a non-profit Canadian ex-service organization founded in 1925. Membership includes people who have served as military, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, provincial and municipal police, Royal Canadian Air, Army and Sea Cadets, direct relatives of members and also affiliated.
The Oyen Branch is used to host events in the area, to book the facility please call the contact number below.
Address: 207 5th Ave E.