2021 Town of Vegreville Profile

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There’s room to grow and time to live in Vegreville. Find land, business space, and community support in Vegreville.

Though ully planned subdivisions, expansive green spaces & quality facili es.

Rural loca on with superior urban access via air, rail & highway.

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Recrea onal programming & community resources for all ages year round.

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Sports and Recreation Outdoor Sports Areas Baseball Diamonds - Play fastball, softball, or slow pitch in ball diamonds in your community. 5241 - 43 St and at the Vegreville Ag Society Grounds. D.O.L.A. - Dog Off Leash Area 5241 - 43 St. Pickle Ball Courts – Available at the Tennis Courts in summer, and at the Centennial Library Gymnasium in winter. Skate Park - Open year round to skateboarders, BMXers, and rollerbladers, free of cost. Use of helmets, pads, and gloves is strongly recommended. 43 St in Pysanka Park. Soccer Fields - Available for use near your neighbourhood. Tennis Courts - Open spring through fall, weather permitting and is free of charge. 49 Ave. & 48 St. Vegreville Kinsmen Outdoor Skating Rink - 47 St.


Outdoor Fitness Park Available for everyone to use at the Vegreville Elks/Kinsmen Park. Equipment includes bench press, rowing machine, leg press, pull-up and dip station, sit-up and knee raise platform, and multi-bars for stretching and push-ups.

Walking Trails Vegreville's walking trail system will lead you around Vegreville and past a multitude of sights including the Pysanka and Vermilion River.

Playgrounds Vegreville has lots of fun, safe playgrounds throughout town. • Vegreville Lions Spray Park Playground & Pirate Playgrounds behind the Centennial Library on 47 Ave. • Kinsmen Playground at the Vegreville Elks/Kinsmen Park • Kin Community Park Playground on 47 St.




Contact Us Vegreville Public Works & Utilities Department 5417 Birch Avenue, Vegreville 780-632-3439 Vegreville Emergency Services 5100-60 Street, Vegreville 780-632-2254 Vegreville Municipal Enforcement (Bylaw Services) 6820 Hwy 16A W, Vegreville 780-631-2810 Vegreville Infrastructure, Planning & Development 4829-50 Street, Vegreville 780-632-6479 Vegreville Sanitary LandďŹ ll 52331 Range Rd 144, Vegreville 780-632-6976 Vegreville Materials Recovery Facility 5201 - 52 Avenue, Vegreville 780-632-3197 Vegreville & District Family & Community Support Services 4829-50 Street, Vegreville 780-632-3966 See ad page 26.

Vegreville Centennial Library 4709-50 Street, Vegreville 780-632-3491 Vegreville Visitor Information Centre & Municipal Campground 4500 Pysanka Avenue, (Elks/Kinsmen Park) Vegreville 780-632-6800 Vegreville Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department 4509-48 Street, Vegreville 780-632-3100 Vegreville Aquatic & Fitness Centre 4509-48 Street, Vegreville 780-632-6403 Wally Fedun Arena 4509-48 Street, Vegreville 780-632-2667 Vegreville Multiplex (Curling Club) 4729-45 Avenue, Vegreville 780-632-2010 Vegreville Events Centre & Regional Museum 14413 Hwy 16A, Vegreville 780-632-7650 Vegreville Kinsmen Golf Club 14432 Township Road 524, Vegreville 780-632-3140 See ad page 18.

To learn how COVID-19 is impacting our services, please visit www.vegreville.com/p/covid19 or call 780-632-2606.


Vegreville Administration, Finance & Taxes, Cemetery Services, Utilities, Dog Licensing 4829-50 Street, Vegreville 780-632-2606


Transportation Highway

Location Advantages

The Yellowhead Highway, HWY16, is a four-lane divided highway which runs east-west across the northern reaches of Canada's western provinces. Vegreville is easily accessible from HWY16 via HWY16A or HWY 857.

Vegreville is a natural hub for business in northeastern Alberta and beyond. Located on the Yellowhead Highway, just 100km east of Edmonton, Vegreville is connected to major markets and supply routes throughout Alberta, Canada and North America, both by road and rail. Regional transportation networks connect Vegreville to industry.

Located just 22km from the high load corridor, HWY36, Vegreville is linked to the border crossing at Coutts, Montana opening access to the Ports-toPlains development corridor into the united States and Mexico.



CN Rail's Prairie North Line runs through the community connecting major transload terminals at Edmonton and Saskatoon. CN has siding capacity at Vegreville.

Airport Vegreville Airport, which is owned and operated by the Town of Vegreville, has a 4,000' x 100' asphalt runway, a terminal building and available hangar space. It is rated for night flying and is open yearround.

Just to the west is Alberta's Industrial Heartland, to the east is Cold Lake-Bonnyville energy hub and Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. An extensive highway network increases the Town's accessibility as a regional retail and service centre for communities within 50km. As the service hub for the area, Vegreville boasts top class education, medical, cultural and retail offerings.

Trading Area Vegreville draws retail trade from many surrounding municipalities within a 50km radius. Businesses benefit from access to over 50,000 potential shoppers from nearby communities, including over 5,700 Vegreville residents.

Economic Development With the assistance of our Board, we strive to: • Assist in the facilitation of the communities' economic growth • Find ways to help new and existing businesses thrive and grow • Research new trends and development priorities • Increase the awareness of Vegreville in all aspects • Encourage implementation of programs and policies • Act as a liaison between the business community and administration

Courier Services Purolator, UPS, DHL, FedEX, Vegreville Delivery & Transport

Taxi Service - See page 1.

Tourism With the assistance of our advisory board, we strive to: • Promote, expand and enhance tourism development for the benefit of the community • Support the development of tourism locally by working to strengthen the overall ‘visitor experience’ and heighten our region’s profile as a tourism destination Tourism, Recreation & Culture Coordinator Contact 780-632-2606 or 587-790-0923

For all types of businesses serving Vegreville & area - Visit www.VegrevilleDirectory.ca

5122 - 50 Street, Box 877, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R9 Fax 780-632-6958 Email: vegchamb@telus.net


www.vegrevillechamber.com MISSION: To be the voice of the business community and enhance trade & commerce in Vegreville and area. VISION: Vegreville & District Chamber of Commerce and its partners are part of a vibrant, rejuvenated & growing centre, supported by an active and successful business community.

2020 / 2021 Chamber Sponsors: Blessed Be Wellness & Beauty Inc. Boston Pizza Vegreville Community Futures Elk Island Region Country 106.5 County of Minburn No. 27 Grant Miller Motors Ltd. Hair Fantasies InnoTech Alberta Lakeland REA Ltd. Little Red Ice Cream Wagon Medicine Shoppe

Quest Disposal & Recycling Inc. R.J.V. Gas Field Services Richardson Pioneer Ltd. Royal LePage Homewise Realty Synergy Chartered Professional Accountants The Bilyk Team Town of Mundare Town of Vegreville Vegreville & District Co-op

Vegreville AutoBody Ltd. Vegreville Dental Centre Vegreville Family Clinic Vegreville Ford Sales & Services Vegreville Insurance Ltd. Webb’s Machinery Ltd. Wiebe Insurance Brokers Ltd. Wilde & Company Chartered Prof. Accountants/Olson Law Ziegler’s Fashions & The Quilt Rack



Items must be bagged

TIN/ALUMINUM CANS Labels removed



Compost Bins Green Bins located in rear lanes.


Health Services Vegreville Community Health Center

Offers acute care and out-patient services in rural Alberta. Services Provided: • 24 hour emergency • Ambulatory Care • Cardiac rehabilitation program (outpatient) • Cardiac stress testing clinic/ Holter monitoring • Chronic disease management • Diagnostic imaging • Dietary services (inpatient & outpatient counselling) • Gerontology Clinic • Health information services and records management • Hemodialysis (Northern Alberta Renal program) • Laboratory • Medicine • Occupational therapy • Palliative care • Pharmacy services • Physical therapy • Podiatry clinic • Primary Care Network • Respiratory therapy (outpatient) • Spiritual care • Swallowing assessment clinic/ Fluoroscopy clinic • Ultrasound department

Services Provided: • Asthma Education Program • Community Addiction & Mental Health • Continuing Care Counselling • Early Intervention Programs • Environmental Public Health Programs • Fluoride Protection for toddlers • Home Care • Immunizations • Mental Health Counselling • Nutrition Counselling • Occupational Therapy • Oral Health Services • Palliative Care • Physiotherapy – Rehabilitation Services • Prenatal Education Services • Public Health Nurses • Respiratory Therapy • School Oral Health Services • Speech & Language Pathology • Travel Health Services • Tuberculosis Testing

Ph: 780-632-2811 5241-43 Street, Box 490, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R5 www.covenanthealth.ca

Vegreville Family Clinic Hospital & family medicine practice. Same Day Clinic Appointments are available by calling the clinic at 9 am Monday - Friday. Times are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Phones are answered starting at 9 am Monday Friday. *AS long as masks are recommended, they are necessary to have to enter the clinic. Ph: 780-632-6414 4917-50 Avenue, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R2 For updates visit: www.facebook.com/vegrevillefamilyclinic/

Ph: 780-632-3331 5318-50 Street, Vegreville, AB

Health & Well-Being For Acupuncture, Alternative Health Services, Chiropractor, Dentist, Denturist, Eye Care, Health Food Supplies, Massage Therapists and Pharmacists. Visit: www.VegrevilleDirectory.ca

Akasu Palliative Care Society Promote awareness and understanding of palliative care in the community and to help people connect with the services and support they need. Ph: 780-632-7495 Box 623, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R7 akasupalliativecaresociety@gmail.com www.akasupalliativecaresociety.com

Kalyna Country Primary Care Network (PCN) - Serving Vegreville, Vermilion, Viking, Killam, Sedgewick and Tofield. The best way to access services is to see your family physician. Ph: 780-603-4455 3rd Floor 5241-43 St, Vegreville, AB T9C 1R5


St. Joseph's General Hospital - Covenant Health


We Are Here For You! Vegreville & District Family & Community Support Services (FCSS)


Programs, Services, and Resources to help you during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic. We understand that finding information and navigating the system in rural Alberta can be difficult. FCSS will help you get connected. Help Posters: FCSS assembles lists of local agencies, toll-free numbers, and online supports that you can call, text or access online to get the help you need. One-on-One Assistance: FCSS Community Programmers can help you through the hard times and find the programs and services that you need. Community Counselling Program: We offer affordable, short-term counselling to address a range of issues, including those relating to the impact of COVID-19. If you don’t have extended health care benefits, this program uses a sliding fee scale. Financial Empowerment Resources: We’re here to help you find the information and resources you need to help you meet your financial needs. Vegreville Family Resource Network (FRN): Provides services and supports based on the needs of families, children, and youth. The FRN focuses on child development and well-being, caregiver capacity building supports, social supports and connections. Call 780-632-2912

Contact us if you need help finding a local service or program

Child & Youth Programs: Will be offered either online or in-person when it’s safe to do so. •Babysitter’s Course: We teach the basics of safe babysitting to youth 11 years old and up. •Sizzlin’ Summer: A fun skill development day camp that is offered during the summer for children 6 – 12 years •Junior Leader Program: This summer program is designed for youth aged 12 to 15 years who have a passion for leadership and working with children. •Afterschool Programming: These programs provide connection, skill development, snacks, & activities. Meals On Wheels: A service that provides hot noon time meals to residents that are unable to cook for themselves due to disability or recent hospitalization. Seniors’ Link-In Calls: Using just a regular telephone, older adults can join group phone calls to connect with others and learn new things. It’s free, it’s easy, and it’s local! Housekeeping Program: We assist eligible people with the application process and coordination of light housekeeping. Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP): Connects eligible individuals with free help in completing their tax returns.

Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Office Phone: 780-632-3966 Cell Phone (Text): 780-603-1707 Email: fcss@vegreville.com Website: www.vegreville.com/p/fcss Facebook: www.facebook.com/vegfcss

For the FCSS Community Resources Directory visit: https://vegrevilledirectory.ca/fcss-community-resources/