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Fox Creek, Alberta  “A Playground of Opportunity” Sunset at Iosegun Lake Photo by: Shawn Milne


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Welcome to Fox Creek!! Vision Statement “A citizen focused sustainable community, embracing diversified partnership and business and building upon small town family values… We have Energy!!”

Guiding Principles and Values “Honest, ethical and trustworthy. Responsible, accountable and legal. Transparent. Focus on the community’s greater good. Goal Oriented, Respectful, Visionary, Informed calculated risk taking.”

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call the Town Administrative Office: 780.622.3896 102 Kaybob Drive Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 www.foxcreek.ca or visit our Facebook Page at Town of Fox Creek (Government Organization)

“A Playground of Opportunity”


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Message from the Mayor WELCOME TO FOX CREEK!

As the Mayor of Fox Creek I encourage you to browse through the information, check out what our community has to offer and experience why our motto is “A Playground of Opportunity”. Our residents have chosen to settle in Fox Creek primarily for the quality of life.

Fox Creek is a vibrant community of approximately 2000 people located two and a half hours northwest of Edmonton on Highway 43. The Town acts as a strong service centre for the active oil and gas industry surrounding the community.

In October 2013 Municipal Election, the residents of Fox Creek elected a strong, dynamic Council that is truly committed to sustaining and enhancing our present lifestyle through planned and controlled community development. Recent years have seen a greater diversity of local shops, businesses, and enterprises which have enhanced the economic base and contributed to the growing spirit of the Town. Fox Creek is open for Business; our constant challenge is to continue to find new ways to maximize the potential for our growing Town. The future hold endless possibilities for Fox Creek; we are committed to staying focused.

We are well established in the area of quality of life services. Fox Creek comes with highly respected Medical Doctors, Ambulance Service and a Fire Department that rivals those around the world in their skills, including larger urban centres. Out RCMP Detachment consists of a group of dedicated officers who take pride in their work and provide a safe community to live in.

Fox Creek, surrounded by beautiful forests, offers a vast variety of top notch outdoor activities. The Town is well known for our quading, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, incredibly groomed snowmobile trails and cross country skiing. Take a trip out to one of our two lakes located just minutes from the Town to enjoy a day with the family at the beach, a picnic by the water, day use camping areas, perfect for any summer event, two very well taken care of campgrounds that offer private sites and free firewood, boat docks and the opportunity for many water sports.

Add to that, a full complement of recreation facilities; the scenic 9-Hole Silver Birch Gold Course with grass greens and a clubhouse that offers great food, men’s and ladies night and is host to many weekend tournaments. Tennis courts and baseball diamonds that come alive every June for our annual Slo-pitch Tournament and regular season adult league. In 2018 the doors to our new Multi-Use Facility will be opening and will provide the community with a multitude of fun activities including: a new indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, lazy river, lane swim, along with a new arena that will have plenty of bleacher space and a restaurant / lounge so fans can sit, relax and enjoy watching a good game of hockey. There is a 4 sheet curling club that offers a men’s league, ladies league, mixed and junior leagues. Fox Creek has a well-equipped fitness centre, a paved walking trail and the Don Nicholson Natural Walking Trail; enjoyment for all ages!

I invite you to enjoy the tremendous natural beauty and the generous hospitality that Fox Creek has to offer. Our door is always open - let us show you the great opportunities and potential that there are in Fox Creek!

Mayor of Fox Creek


History of Fox Creek

“Information supplied by Iosegun Reflections - A History of Fox Creek” With the official opening of Highway 43, Fox Creek started in a pretty quiet way as just a highway service station stop. Road grading began in 1953 with gravel surfacing being completed in 1956. Paving between Whitecourt & Valleyview finished in 1961. By 1965 the community grew to over 900 residents, There was a strong hope that the Town would continue its growth with the discovery of the huge natural gas reserves at Kaybob and the proposed developments of the reserves.

It was obvious that with the anticipated influx of permanent residents that there would be a necessity for planned and orderly development. Meetings were held which included representatives of the various operating companies, and several departments of the Provincial Government. The Government chaired the meetings and gathered information with respects to the ultimate size and requirements of the community.

The Government worked quickly and on July 19, 1967 by Order in Council the New Town of Fox Creek was incorporated. Action was taken under the New Town’s Act to appoint a three-man Board of Administrators. The Board assisted in solving many of the problems confronting new and growing communities. Money to pay for essential services that may be borrowed directly from the Provincial Government General Reserve Fund were immediately available to provide for facilities which were urgently required and proper supervision led to a careful and planned rather than haphazard growth. The Town layout was established and arrangements were made for provisions required by the town such as roads, water, fire protection, etc. Naturally there was a definite Government control over allocations and expenditures of the funds but it did save possible delay in the handling of matters under their jurisdiction.

With the consistent discovery of more and more gas reserves, the original plan of a quite a small town is a thing of the past. What was once known as just a highway service station stop that had just 900 residents in 1965 grew to just under 2000 residents in 2016.

Fox Creek continues to have significant and steady growth. Housing construction has been going on since 1967, but consistent growth is not only due to the fact that there are more and more houses being built for new residents, but it also due to the fact that there are more businesses moving into the industrial section of Fox Creek to provide support to the Oil & Gas industry.

It is not just oil and gas that supports the Town however, in 1956 Mostowich Lumber moved to Fox Creek and was sold years later to Millar Western. In 2010 a rebuild of the Fox Creek sawmill was announced, after a devastating fire. The Millar Western Sawmill cost $45.8 million to rebuild and now the mill produces 117 million board fee per year. The mill located just 5 minutes south of the Town of Fox Creek.


Why Live in Fox Creek!?

The Municipality of Fox Creek, with a population of approximately 2000 people, is vibrant and bustling. Known mainly for its bountiful wilderness, Fox Creek showcases the very best of the surrounding forests, lakes and wildlife, making it the perfect location for enjoying the outdoors. The clean, clear fresh-water lakes scattered throughout the area and endless tracts of wild forests create breathtaking scenery, while the stunning sunsets and dancing northern lights are images you won’t soon forget. The Municipality of Fox Creek combines a serene wilderness experience, with small-town hospitality and first class amenities. There are so many attractions and activities, both indoor and outdoor, to keep you busy, and the community offers all of the businesses, services and amenities you would hope to find.

Top 10 Reasons to make Fox Creek your home: 1)

Small town hospitality

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First class amenities

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Bountiful nature

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Breathtaking scenery

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Exciting job opportunities

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Good neighbourhoods

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Friendly people

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Great health care facilities

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Plenty of leisure activities

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Great educational facilities

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The fact that you are exploring this information probably means that you are thinking about visiting Fox Creek and hopefully even considering moving into our community. Or perhaps you already live in Fox Creek and would like to learn amore about the wonderful community you call home. Chances are you want to know more about activities and services that are available to you and your family… Well you have come to the right place! This package has been created to welcome new and potential residents to the Municipality of Fox Creek, answer common questions you may have, and to assist in making sure you can find all the services you are looking for, quickly and easily.

The Municipality of Fox Creek is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family. Fox Creek combines the comfort and safety of a small town with the solitude of nature, known for its friendliness and hospitality, as well as world-class wilderness, right out your backdoor! However, small as it may be, Fox Creek is bustling with activity. Fox Creek is home to the oil and gas industry, forestry and lumber industry, as well as a thriving tourism industry and strong service sector. Local business owners are willing and ready to meet your needs and there is always plenty of extracurricular activities to occupy you and your family. There is never a shortage of things to do in Fox Creek, especially if you are drawn to the outdoors!

‘Fox Creek is a great place to call home! This is a municipality that has it all… exciting job opportunities, good neighbourhoods, excellent education and health care facilities,

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and plenty to do in your leisure time!’


Questions about Account Set-up? Look no further! If you have recently moved to Fox Creek or just making an upgrade and need help getting your accounts set up, this list has everything you’ll need to get your home up and running! Hydro: For hydro hook-up, contact ATCO

Phone:

800.668.2248

Gas For gas hook-up, contact ATCO Gas

Phone:

310.5678

Phone:

780.622.3896

Home Phone Telus (telephone, internet and satellite television service) Eastlink (telephone, internet and cable Television service)

Phone: Phone:

310.2255 888.345.1111

Cell Phone The Source (20 Commercial Court, Fox Creek)

Phone:

780.622.3001

Cable Television Telus (www.telus.com) Eastlink (www.eastlink.com)

Phone: Phone:

310.6988 888.345.1111

Satellite Television Shaw Direct (www.shaw.ca) Bell Express VU (www.bell.ca)

Phone: Phone:

888.554.7827 888.759.3474

High Speed Internet Telus (www.telus.com) Eastlink (www.eastlink.ca) Switch Air Fiber

Phone: Phone: Phone:

310.2255 888.345.1111 877.628.3801

Water, Sewer, Garbage and Residential Recycling (Utility Account) Town of Fox Creek Administration Office 102 Kaybob Drive, Fox Creek, T0H 1P0


Garbage & Recycling Garbage Collection Please contact the Town Administration (780.622.3896) to set up your utility account. You accounts will include the Garbage Collection Fee. The map on the next page outlines what days garbage is picked up in the Town, have a look and find your house so you are aware of what day to put your garbage out! Garbage is collected by Sunrise Disposal Limited. Once a year (usually during spring) the Town holds a Bulky Item Pick-Up. The Town picks up large items such as fridges, dishwashers, etc. for free!

Curbside Recycling Evergreen Ecological is contracted for the Town’s curbside recycling program. Some of the acceptable items include: glass, newspaper, magazines, phone books, catalogues, flyers, office paper, junk mail, shredded paper, milk jugs and cartons, food cans, deposit containers, plastic containers, cereal boxes, pasta boxes, cardboard flattened and fit inside a blue bag. Evergeen ecological can be reached at 780.417.2282 or visit their website at www.evergreeneco.ca

The Fox Creek Transfer Station The Transfer Station is located just off of Airport Road. Acceptable items include: transferable or smaller recyclable items, such as domestic garbage, electronics, paint, grass and leaves. Hours of Operations Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Tuesdays and Thursdays

11:00 am - 4:00 pm (year round) 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm (May to September) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (October to April)

Closed Sunday, Monday and Holiday’s

Fox Creek Land Fill Acceptable items include: car bodies, tires, wood waste and scrap metal. Hours of Operations Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday Tuesdays and Thursdays Closed Sundays and Holiday’s

11:00 am - 4:00 pm (year round) 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm (May to September) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (October to April)


Town of Fox Creek Environmental Action Waste Management Fox Creek has two (2) main locations for waste management: on the south side of Town we have the Transfer Station where our recycling of electronics, paint and cardboard are located; on the north side is our Landfill site on the Iosegun Road where our garbage is taken, along with tires and other non-recyclable items. We are working towards combining the two sites in the hopes of reducing ur carbon footprint in the province.

Water Rebate and Filtration Program Homeowners in the Town of Fox Creek can apply for the water rebate when they replace their old water guzzling toilets are being replaced. Come to the Town Office or visit our website (www.foxcreek.ca) to print an application form and gather more information!

Wastewater System The Town operates and maintains the Water Treatment Facility along with the retention pond also know as Oasis Park. Our main source of water comes from wells surrounding the community and our waste water goes into the lagoons to the north of Town. Some of the lagoon water is purchased by Shell and used in oil extraction.

Recycling The Town is a part of the Alberta Recycling program and is dedicated to helping reduce landfill and maintain a green footprint in our small community. The entire community works hard to achieve this through recycling and reducing the amount of waste that can end up in the municipal landfills. In town we have one (1) Thrift Store that is funded by the Friends of the Fox Creek Hospital Society. It is open one Saturday a month an on a rare occasion, once during the week. The bottle depot is constantly busy with sorting of bottles from the community. The depot is run by Kim Kennedy, a community member, who puts in long hours to help keep our environment as clean and friendly as possible.

Community Garden Our first community garden was completed a couple of years ago. To help reserve the town’s water supply, we have placed numerous water barrels around the grounds filled with non-potable water to water the 35 pots.

Community Garden


Medical Services

Fox Creek is well serviced by a variety of Primary Health Services. The local Hospital, the Medical Clinic and the Health Unit are able to respond to all basic health care needs and immediate concerns here in the Community. If specialist services are required, patients are referred to large centres (Edmonton or Grande Prairie). Some specialist do service the community periodically. STARS is used to respond to medical emergencies that cannot be addressed locally. The Fox Creek airport allows for STARS to quickly and effectively access any local patients that may need immediate air transportation to any major centre. The Community is in the works of building a Heli-pad for STARS and air transport as the airport will not be open much longer. Health Link is a free and confidential phone service you can call to get health advice from a Registered Nurse.

Medical Service Contact Information

Fox Creek Hospital 600 - 3 Street Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Phone: 780.622.3545

Fox Creek Home Care Services For Information Phone: 780.622.3730

Health Nurse - Fox Creek Public Health Services Jan Cox Phone: 780.622.3730

Fox Creek Mental Health Services Intake and Service Information Phone: 780.706.3281 General Inquires Phone: 780.622.5106

Fox Creek Medical Clinic 600 - 3 Street Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Phone: 780.622.3010

Pharmacy Information Rexall Pharmacy 14 Commercial Court Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Phone: 780.622.3990

Fox Creek Hospital  


Emergency Services

Fox Creek is home to all Emergency Services - Fire Department (Volunteer), Ambulance Services as well as an RCMP Detachment.

If you require emergency assistance dial 9-1-1

Fire The Fox Creek Fire Department is a Volunteer Fire Department. If you are interested in being apart of the organization please contact the department at the number listed below. The 24 member department promises to offer continued safety to the residents of Fox Creek. A new Fire Hall is expected to open Fall 2017! Fox Creek Fire Department 306 - 4 Avenue (new Fire Hall being built right on Kaybob Drive!) Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Fire Chief: Les Paul Phone: 780.622.3757 Emergency: 9-1-1

Medical With 11 full time, part time and casual employees, Alberta Health Services provide ambulance service to the residents of Fox Creek. Fox Creek Emergency Medical Services (Ambulance) 304B - 4 Avenue Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Phone: 780.622.3626 Emergency: 9-1-1

Police Service The Fox Creek RCMP with its Sergeant and numerous Constables provides Fox Creek with great protection in the community. Our Special Constable also works out of our detachment. This relationship allows for enhanced policing for the Town. Fox Creek RCMP Detachment 106 Kaybob Drive Fox Creek, Alberta T0H 1P0 Phone: 780.622.3757 Emergency: 9-1-1


Transportation Air Service Fox Creek has a paved and lighted airstrip, which is used for private and charter aircrafts. The airport will be closing in the near future, as it is not being utilized to it’s full potential. Keep an eye on our website for any airport updates.

Rail Service There are two Canadian National spur lines south of Smoke Lake, which are used to transport Sulphur produced from gas plants in the area to external markets.

Highways Highway 43 is a major connector to the northwest from the Province’s urban centres in the South. The current twinning of Highway 43 has increased the tourism and business traffic passing through Fox Creek significantly. Access to some portions of the region’s hinterland is provided by roads that have been developed by oil companies and forestry related industry in the area.

Bus Services Greyhound Bus Lines and Frontier Bus Lines Ltd. offers passenger and freight services to the region travelling both north and south! Visit their websites for bus schedules and ticketing information.

Courier and Taxis Greyhound Courier Express, Purolator and DHL provide service to Fox Creek. The local taxi companies are Grab-a-Cab and Fox Cabs.


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Fox Creek School The Fox Creek School is a very unique and special Kindergarten through Grade 12 community school located in the Town of Fox Creek. A staff of about 25 teachers and approximately 10 support staff offer programming for about 400 students.

Our School, in close proximity to the town arena, curling rink and fitness centre, offers an updated Industrial Arts lab that includes an automotive and wood working shop. The recently renovated Home Economics Lab, a new Cosmetology lab, two PC computer and two portable lap top labs, a Student Lounge and modern playground equipment are welcomed features of our school.

We are fortunate to have a broad collection of books for all ages, Career Centre and computer access in our Library which is shared with Fox Creek Municipal Library through a unique and very successful joint user agreement.

The School also offers outreach programming through the Outreach School, located in downtown Fox Creek. Outreach provides students who are unable to complete High School in a traditional setting, the opportunity to complete courses and programs in a more flexible setting.

We Believe That through a focus on the interconnectedness of the curriculum, instruction and assessment, every student will reach their potential and achieve success.

Our Mission Our Mission is to provide every child with the opportunity to develop a desire for life-long learning and an independence of mind.

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Fox Creek School, continued Programs We provide a full range of high school core and option courses and programs to meet the requirements of students who plan to learn trade skills, enter the work force after graduation or enter University or college. Option Courses and programs include:      

Industrial Arts Cosmetology Career and Technology Studies Computer Technology Knowledge and Employability course beginning in Grade 8 Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

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students

Work Experience We provide additional support programs to further assist our students:  A mentorship program in partnership with Alberta Mental Health (CHAMPS) post-secondary career planning We encourage our students to become well-rounded citizens by offering several extracurricular opportunities that include:  A student leadership program through a vibrant Student Council  A positive Behaviour support program that recognizes our SPARKS and FLAMES School Reach for the academic and trivia-minded Cool camp for Grade 8 students  A variety of special initiatives for energy conservation (Juiced up Beetle, Food for Thought Greenhouse) a wide range of individual and team athletic activities We encourage regular communication with our parents and continue to participate in partnerships with external resource providers. Our doors are always open to new and innovative ideas which all intended to enhance the already rich learning opportunities at Fox Creek School.


Support Services Fox Creek Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) 304A - 4 Avenue fcss@foxcreek.ca Phone: 780.622.3758 Family and Community Support Services is a starting point for Community members who are looking for information, help or support. The Town of Fox Creek FCSS Grant Program provides assistance to Community organizations that offer social programs and are preventative in nature to the community.

Fox Creek Employment Services 304A - 4 Avenue Phone: 780.622.4486 Come visit Employment Services for career and occupational decision making, skills enhancement, employment maintenance, job search skills, interview skills, labour market information, marketing transferable skills, resume development. Check our available job postings or use the computers to browse the internet or use our photocopier , fax machine or telephones to contact potential employers.

Heart River Housing 304A - 4 Avenue Phone: 780.622.3758 Heart River Housing is a subsidized rental accommodation program based out of High Prairie Alberta. There are 12 units in Fox Creek (three duplexes and six houses) which are available for family housing. Heart River Housing can also assist with Transitional Housing, affordable housing and private landlord rent supplement. Heart River’s newest addition to the Community consists of a 10 unit Senior’s Affordable Housing Complex “Iosegun Manor”.

Write Start Literacy - Adult Learning 304A - 4 Avenue Phone: 780.622.3758 The adult tutoring program is a program that provides trained volunteers to work individually with adults, who can speak and understand English and who read and/or write below a grade 9 level. It is a program that offers free one-on-one help in basic reading, writing and math.

Write Starts Literacy - English as a Second Language (ESL) 304A - 4 Avenue Phone: 780.622.3758 Advancing English language skills, to our citizens who do not speak English as their first language. This allows them to interact socially in our community as well as complete tasks such as grocery shopping, banking and communicating with teachers and health care professionals. If you are interested in the program or are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor please contact us for more information!


Support Services, continued Fox Creek Food Bank 304A - 4 Avenue Phone: 780.622.3758 Fox Creek Food Bank is available to those who may require this service. Donations of non-perishable foods can be made anytime throughout the week. If you need to use this service, please call one day ahead to place your order. Orders can be picked up on Tuesday’s and Thursdays.

CHAMP (Choosing Healthy Attitudes through Modeling Pals) Located in the Fox Creek School Phone: 780.622.3742 The CHAMPS team along with project partners takes an active role in working with children, youth, and their families in their day-to-day challenges. We help by encouraging healthy choices, building self-esteem, enhancing coping skills and offering positive supports. For more information on the services available, please contact the number listed above.

Fox Creek Mental Health Services Intake and Service Information: 780.706.3281 General Inquires: 780.622.5106 Mental Health Services are based out of Whitecourt, Alberta, with services provided her in Fox Creek at the Fox Creek Hospital.

Narcotics Anonymous Conference Room at the Fox Creek Hospital Phone: 780.622.9460 A support group, which meets Wednesday and Sunday nights in the conference room at the Hospital. If you wish to attend please phone the number above in advance for meetings times.

Alberta Health Services - Addictions Phone: 780.778.7123 Counselling is available for adults and youth who may be dealing with alcohol, gambling and drug addiction issues.

Grief Support Group Phone: 780.622.3758 Have you lost a loved one and would like to meet with caring people that understand? Call Shannon or Mara for our next meeting date.


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Support Services, continued Bargain Alley Located above Home Hardware Second hand store, carrying a variety of items. Open Thursdays and Saturdays, Please see the sign posted on the store front for more information.

Other Resources Kids Help Line Child Abuse Hotline Mental Health Crisis Line Suicide and Distress Line Parent Help Website

Phone: 800.467.4049 Phone: 800.387.5437 Phone: 877.303.2642 Phone: 800.232.7288 www.parentsinfor.sympatico.ca

Community Resource Centre Always something going on, check out some of the previous events!!

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Things to do in Fox Creek

If you and your family are outdoor enthusiasts, Fox Creek is the place for you! With a multitude of activities to do around Town, you’ll never be bored!

Camping Enjoy camping?? Fox Creek has two provincial parks within 10 minutes from Town, making camping in the summer a reality and not just a maybe! Having the camp grounds so close, it makes the weekend trips and summer long weekend trips a possibility!

Canoeing With such a large tract of wilderness, there are several river systems and lakes throughout the area to explore and paddle around. Take a canoe trip down the Little Smoky River or just paddle out for an afternoon on the lake!

Fishing The fishing in the Fox Creek area is amongst the best you’ll find! Lakes and rivers in the area are teaming with Walleye, Northern Pike and Lake Trout!

Golfing Enjoy a nice, relaxing afternoon with friends on a golf course!? Well look no further… With a beautiful backdrop, nestled in the gorgeous forests, the Silver Birch Golf Club is located within walking distance of Town! Silver Birch offers a challenging 9-hole round of golf. The Club also offers a great driving range if you are just looking to improve your swing!

Hiking Get out your hiking boots and back pack and get ready to explore the Fox Creek areas many natural landscapes by foot! There is so much to see, including wildlife!

Hunting The Fox Creek area wild lands provides some of the best hunting for deer, black bears, moose and elk in North America. There is also excellent hunting for small game in the area!

Water Sports Explore the many rivers and lakes, pull the kids on a water tube, strap on the ole’ water skis or go for a swim! With boat docks at both our lakes, taking out the boat for the day is easy, convenient and fun for the entire family.

Winter Fun The fun here in Fox Creek is not limited to the warmer months. Enjoy some ice fishing, cross-country skiing snow shoeing and of course Snowmobiling!


Recreational Activities Derald Palmer Memorial Arena 2nd Avenue & 1st Street Phone: 780.622.3472 Home to Fox Creek’s Minor Hockey Club, and other various Rec Leagues. The Derald Palmer Arena is open October through to the end of March each year. Public Skating, Shinny Games and Rentals are available. The arena schedule is posted outside the main arena doors each week beginning in October, it is also included in the Fox Creek Newsletter and on our Town website (www.foxcreek.ca).

Fox Creek Curling Arena / Club 215 - 1 Street Phone: 780.622.2332 Home to the Fox Creek Curling Club and host to a variety if Bonspiels throughout the curling season which runs from October to the end of February each year.

Fox Creek Multi-Use Facility COMING 2018!! The Multi-Use Facility will boast a new indoor pool, lane swim, lazy river, sauna, hot tub, hockey arena, field house and much more!

Fox Creek Fitness Centre Tourist Information Centre - 105 Campground Road Phone: 780.622.4469 Open Monday to Friday 5:30 - 9:30 pm. Closed on the weekends, a 24 hour access card is available with a 3+ month membership.

Silver Birch Golf Course/Club Located at the end of Kaybob Drive Phone: 780.622.3343 This magnificent 3388 yard course appeals to golfers of every caliber with something for everyone! A variety of tee-box options, water hazards on five of the holes, a driving range, putting green, licensed clubhouse and fully stocked pro shop. There are also pull carts and power carts available.

Northland Sno-Goers Snowmobile Trails Fox Creek is home to 250 km of well maintained and groomed trails. See Clubs & Organizations in this booklet for more information!


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Recreational Activities, continued Fox Creek Seniors Drop-In Centre Phone: 780.622.3794 Various Activities for individuals 50+, including: coffee & conversations, playing cards, puzzles, shuffleboard, pool, visiting and enjoy a potluck supper every few months.

Don Nicholson Walking Trails An 8 km walk through beautiful scenery that starts at the Tourist Information Centre.

Kaybob Walking Trail This paved and well maintained walking path stretches from the Town Administrative Office to the Silver Birch Golf Course, following Kaybob Drive.

Camping in Fox Creek Fox Creek has 3 campgrounds that provide service to tourists, local residents and travelling public.

Iosegun Lake Campground Situated 11 km north of Fox Creek along the industrial bypass road. This popular area includes 52 rustic non-serviced sites, day use sites, a boat launch, beach, pit toilets and large group site with a shelter. The beach is user friendly and is generally shallow with no drop offs.

Smoke Lake Campground

Sunset at Iosegun Lake Photo by: Shawn Milne

Located 8 km south of Fox Creek, as had 47 rustic camp stalls, picnic day use areas, boat launch and a public beach and pit toilets. Smoke Lake is fantastic for canoeing, boating, water skiing and is known for some of the best pickerel fishing in Northwestern Alberta in addition to pike, perch and whitefish fishing.

Fox Creek RV Campground Located in town just behind the Tourist Information Centre. Great location if you want to stay within Town limits to be able to access local amenities. There are serviced and non-serviced stalls available.

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Clubs & Organizations Block Parents Phone: 780.622.4451 The Block Parent Program is active in the community of Fox Creek to provide safe assistance to Children in need as required. As a volunteer you can be part of the organization’s board, who strives to promote the Block Parent program within the community, or you can apply to be a participating “Block Parent”. Please contact us for more information regarding the program!

Ducks Unlimited - Fox Creek Phone: 780.622.3577 Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) - a national, private, non-profit organization - is committed to conserving Canada’s wetlands. DUC has been committed to wetland conservation for more than 70 years. DUC’s conservation efforts take many forms. On-the-ground work is guided by wetland and waterfowl research of DUC’s scientists. DUC works to change policy in favour of wetland and habitat conservation. DUC also delivers wetland and environmental education programs to teach Canadians about wetlands and the need to conserve them. Fox Creek’s DUC Chapter has been hosting a fall banquet for the past 10 years - most people do not realize that what money is raised here, stays in our region. If you are interested in being a part of DUC, please contact us for more information.

Fox Creek Chamber of Commerce Phone: 780.622.2670 Email: fcchamb@telus.net Fox Creek Chamber of Commerce seeks to promote a healthy business environment, advance industrial, commercial and local interests in Fox Creek area and to support the interests of the citizens in local, provincial and federal issues.

Fox Creek Citizens on Patrol (COPS) Phone: 780.622.2797 or 780.622.3640 Citizens on Patrol are the eyes and ears of the community, working directly with the RCMP. Patrol; schedules are random ranging from 1-4 hours. Anyone interested can contact the number above or the RCMP for more information.

Fox Creek Fish and Game Association and Gun Club Phone: 780.622.7755 Email: foxcreekfishandgame@hotmail.com Our Group meets for meetings about six times a year. We are in the process of getting our gun range certified and also in the process of cleaning up the archery range. We also have an annual Kid’s Fishing Day. For more information, contact us!


Clubs & Organizations, continued Fox Creek Girl Guides - Sparks, Brownies and Pathfinders Phone: 780.622.3016 Since 1910, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada has been a trailblazing movement advocating for girls and women, while offering them opportunities to discover new interests and develop leadership skills. Throughout it’s history, Guiding has prepared girls to meet the challenges they face. Today’s girls can learn about global and cultural awareness, career exploration, science and technology and the arts. They work on body image, and develop the skills needed to speak out and take action on issues that are important to them. Guiding enables girls to be confident, courageous and resourceful, and to make a difference in the world.

Fox Creek Historical Society Phone: 780.622.3438 We work to increase the community’s understanding of the local and natural history of Fox Creek through maintaining on archival collection as well as the Fox Creek Museum. The Fox Creek Historical Association meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 1 pm.

Fox Creek Light Horse Association Phone: 780.622.3485 Email: pmarinus@persona.ca The Horse Club is to provide a location to board horses, a riding arena, round pen and pens. You must be a member to be on club property. This club has an open member policy, monthly meetings are held Monday’s. please contact us for more information.

Fox Creek Minor Hockey Association Phone: 780.622.2210 Fox Creek is home to the Bull Dogs!! This program accepts both boys and girls from ages 4-17, at every skill level. Our season runs October to the end of March. For more information or to register your child today, please give us a call!

Fox Creek Motor Sports Association Phone: 780.622.3266 Website: www.derbybandits.piczo.com This group of individuals plan and organizes the annual demolition derby weekend that takes place in Fox Creek each August. Please contact us for more information,

Fox Creek Municipal Library Phone: 780.622.2235 Email: foxcreeklibrary@yahoo.com This board of directors looks after the staffing, fundraising and community programming of the Fox Creek Library. If you are interested in becoming a member please contact us for more information!


Clubs & Organizations, continued Fox Creek Playground Association Phone: 780.622.2234 This is a parent driven board that acts as the administration responsible for the Fox Creek Playschool Program. Both Playschool parents and interested community members can help with this board. We meet once a month, throughout the playschool year. Please contact us for more information. Marnevic Park 

Fox Creek Seniors Drop-In Centre Phone: 780.622.3794 Email: mbranden@telusplanet.net We are a drop-in centre for individuals (50+) offering coffee, playing cards, puzzles, shuffleboard, pool, visiting, etc. We also enjoy a potluck supper every few months. For more information please contact us.

Fox Creek Volunteer Fire Department Phone: 780.622.9323 Our 24 member fire department is always looking for more volunteers; please contact us for more information.

Friends of the Fox Creek Hospital Society Phone: 780.622.2857, 780.622.7799, 780.622.3545 We are a volunteer group that raises money for the Fox Creek Hospital.

KidSport - Fox Creek Phone: 780.622.3758 Email: kidsportfoxcreek@gmail.com KidSport is a national organization that aims to get kids off the sidelines and into the game by helping overcome the financial barriers that prevent some children from participating in organized sports. To be a part of KidSport, please contact us for more information or check out our website at www.kidsport.ab.ca.

Cobras Ladies Rec Hockey Club Phone: 780.622.8894 Recreational, non-contact hockey for ladies 14+. If you are interested in playing, please contact us for more information.

Lions Club of Fox Creek Phone: 780.622.2730 Email: rklang@telusplanet.net This organization meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the Community Hall Conference Room. We are always accepting new members (must be 18+). The main purpose of the Lions club is to provide assistance to non-profit community groups who ask for help. Call for more information.


Clubs & Organizations, continued Nancy Gibbons School of Dance - Highland Dance Program Phone: 780.622.3437 Offering an exceptional Highland Dance Program, for children ages 4+. Classes run from September to June. For more information please contact us!

Northland Sno-Goers Snowmobile Club Phone: 780.622.7744 Email: logerliz@telusplanet.net We are an active snowmobile club with 250 km of trails in which we maintain. Our goal is to promote a family based sport in the Fox Creek area. We hold our annual Poker Rally in February. Volunteers attend meetings and participate in trail cleaning.

Photo: Fox Creek Snowmobile Club 

Junior League Curling Phone: 780.622.2332 Program offered to children in grade one and up. Held once a week, beginning in November. Contact us for more information.

Royal Canadian Legion Phone: 780.622.7609 Located in the Community Hall the Legion is one of the largest community service organizations, responding to community needs, particularly those of Veterans, Senior and Youth. Programs include Veteran and Senior Services, Youth activities, Remembrance Day and Community Service. Legion membership is no longer restricted to Veterans and their families. Become part of this long standing community organization today!

1st Fox Creek Scouts Phone: 780.622.2110 Email: foxcreekscouts@telus.net The Fox Creek Scouts Program is available for our boys and girls age 5+. Please contact us for information on enrolling your child in our program or if you are interested in becoming a Scouts Leader!

Photo: Fox in Focus   

Photo: Fox in Focus 


Phone Numbers - In and Around Town! Name

Location

Phone

Community Hall

200A - 1 Street

780.622.3896

Community Resource Centre

304 - 4 Avenue

780.622.3758

Derald Palmer Arena

211 - 1 Street

780.622.3472

Fish & Wildlife

201 Kaybob Drive

780.622.3421

Forestry

201 Kaybob Drive

780.622.3921

Fox Creek School

501 - 8 Street

780.622.3742

Seniors Centre

215B - 1 Street

780.622.2224

RV Campground

105 Campground Road

780.622.3896

Community & Recreation

Smoke and Iosegun Lake Campground

780.622.3896

Post Office

24 Commercial Court

780.622.3939

Fox Creek Medical Clinic

600 - 3 Street

780.622.3010

Visitor Information Centre

105 Campground Road

780.622.2000

Ernie O’s Restaurant & Pub

118 Highway Avenue

780.280.0148

Gourmet China

52B Highway Avenue

Dining Establishments

Silver Birch Golf Club Tops Restaurant & Pub

780.622.3343 206 Highway Avenue

780.622.3733

Grizzly Bar

1 Commercial Court

780.622.3792

Ernie O’s Restaurant & Pub

118 Highway Avenue

780.280.0148

Tops Restaurant & Pub

206 Highway Avenue

780.622.3733

A&W Restaurant

52 Highway Avenue

780.622.2221

Subway

202 Highway Avenue

780.622.2822

The Pizza Joint

2 Commercial Court

780.622.2699

Bars & Lounge

Fast Food Establishments


Phone Numbers, continued Name

Location

Phone

Fox Creek Fitness Centre

105 Campground Road

780.622.4469

Harmony & Health Massage

522 - 6 Avenue

Metro Nails by Katrina

708 - 10 Street

780.622.7571

Mindful Movement

54 Highway Avenue

780.622.4430

Polished Copper Nails

310 - 8 Avenue

780.622.7186

Polished to Perfectionz

707 - 8 Avenue

780.622.4650

Soul Moon Menders

403 - 5 Street

780.622.4702

Urban Style Salon

61 Kaybob Drive

780.586.9551

Best Journey Ever

601 - 7 Avenue

780.844.3575

Freson Bros.

28 Commercial Court

780.622.3779

Freelance Signs

92 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2257

Fox Creek Home Hardware

53 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3101

Rexall Drug Store

14 Commercial Court

780.622.3223

Oasis Liqour Outlet

68 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2602

The Grizzly Liqour Store

1 Commercial Court

780.622.3792

The Source

20 Commercial Court

780.622.3001

Fox Creek Petro Canada

52 Highway Avenue

780.622.3233

Alberta Treasury Branch

55 Kaybob Drive

780.622.7977

Balance Bookkeeping

517 - 3 Avenue

780.622.4163

Bookkeeping R Us

802 - 9 Avenue

780.622.3688

CIBC

22 Commercial Court

905.415.4733

Daily Office Service

92 - 1 Avenue

Fox Creek Registries

54 A Highway Avenue

780-622.2898

Zadderey Agencies Ltd.

65 Kaybob Drive

780.622.2211

Health & Beauty Envy Nails

Local Shopping

Finance & Insurance

Realtors 2% Realty Edge Exit Reality Results

780.228.1130 4 Commercial Court

780.779.0090


Phone Numbers, continued Name

Location

Phone

Alaskan Motel

20 Highway Avenue

780.707.1012

Bedrock Inn

96 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2223

Best Western

313 - 1 Avenue

780.548.3338

Comfort Inn

1 Avenue

780.622.7242

Devonian Inn & Suites

70 - 1 Avenue

780.622.4434

Econo Lodge

104 Highway Avenue

780.548.4000

Fox Creek Inn

116 Highway Avenue

780.622.3821

Foxwood Inn & Suites

210 Highway Avenue

780.622.2280

Grizzly Motor Inn

1 Commercial Court

780.622.3792

Regal Motor Inn

108 Highway Avenue

780.622.3333

Super 8 Fox Creek

206 Highway Avenue

780.622.8333

Timber Ridge Inn & Suites

314 - 1 Avenue

855.622.4667

Western Inn

206 Highway Avenue

780.622.5200

Fox Creek Esso

311 - 1 Avenue

780.548.3550

Fox Creek Husky C-Store

28B Highway Avenue

780.622.2999

Accommodations

Fuel & Convenience Stores

Mac’s Gas Station & Convenience Store 60 Kaybob Drive

780.622.2020

Max Fuel Distributers 1998 LTD.

109 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2999

Petro-Can Gas Station

54 Highway Avenue

780.622.3233

United Farmers of Alberta (UFA)

102 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2072

Acklands Granger

19 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3555

Baldy’s Service

208 - 2 Avenue

780.622.7274

Cory’s Engine Repair

101 - 1 Avenue

780.622.5034

Fox Creek Truck & Carwash

70 Kaybob Drive

780.844.0124

Jae’s Holdings

211 - 1A Avenue

780.622.7978

Jim’s Mobile Mechanical

208 - 2 Avenue

780.238.0627

NAPA

204A Highway Avenue

780.622.2008

Tiger Tire & Auto Ltd.

303 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2350

Triple T Repair

100 - 1 Street E.

780.622.8081

Wessons Automotive Ltd.

150 - 1 Street

780.622.2298

AAA Sand & Gravel Ltd.

201 - 1A Avenue

780.622.3055

Bare Contractors Ltd.

204 - 1B Avenue

780.622.3743

Laprairie Group Contractors

40 - 2 Avenue

780.622.3220

S.S. Security

502 - 7 Street

780.622.7599

Automotive & Road Maintenance


Phone Numbers, continued Name

Location

Phone

Argus Services

219 - 4A Street

780.622.3893

Coda Contracting

208 - 4A Street

780.622.2556

Edge Endless Eavestrough

208 - 4A Street

780.622.7879

Fox Creek Fencing

700 - 3 Street

780.622.3280

Fox Creek Renovations

407 - 9 Street

780-622.7718

Hart’s Electric & Appliances

215 - 5 Street

780.622.7444

Henry’s Wood Working

815 - 7 Street

780.622.2169

Ray Fendelet

507 Hammond Drive

780.622.2519

Sweet Dreams Renovations

519 - 5 Avenue

780.622-4489

Thesen’s Homeworks

700 - 10 Street

780-622-2869

Whynott Us Construction

96 - 1 Avenue

780.622.7036

Altazimuth Environmental

502 - 6 Avenue

780.622.2922

David’s Enterprises

415 - 2 Avenue

780.622.7514

Deb’s Laundry

500 - 7 Street

780.622.3176

Gleep It

603 - 7 Avenue

780.622.3051

Green with Envy

306 - 8 Avenue

780.622.2888

Lynda’s House of Kids

517 - 6 Avenue

780.622.3279

MJT Oilfield Sewing & Cleaning

306 - 7 Street

780.622.7210

Nancy Gibbons School of Dance

302 - 8 Street

780.622.3437

Norwes Locks

501 Hammond Drive

780.622.2730

Sharpe Lawn Care & Maintenance

604 - 6 Avenue

780.622.2609

Take-a-Break Laundromat

202 Highway Avenue

780.622.4441

1155507 Alberta Ltd.

703 - 3 Avenue

780.622.7824

1166929 Alberta Ltd.

609 - 3 Street

780-622.2835

3 Boys Consulting

434 - 2 Avenue

780.622.7972

Advantage Engine &

207 - 1 Avenue

780.622.4402

Alliance Trucking

309 - 1B Avenue

780.622.5055

Alstar Oilfield Contractors

300 - 1B Avenue

780.622.3640

Apache Corporation

101 Main Street

780.622.6301

Apex Distributing

307 - 1A Avenue

780.622.2344

Commercial & Home Renovations

Other Services

Oilfield & Service Industry

Compressor Services

A-Tech NDT Ltd. Badger Daylighting

780.778.3939 432 - 2 Avenue

780-622.8467


Phone Numbers. continued Name

Location

Phone

Ber-Mac Electrical & Instrumentation

306 - 2 Avenue

780.622.3155

Big Meadow Contracting

208 - 2 Avenue

780.622.2090

Bisson Forestry Ltd.

302 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3130

BLP Oilfield Services inc.

519 - 6 Avenue

780.622.3316

Bonnett’s Energy Services

301 - 1B Avenue

780.622.3310

Oilfield & Service Industry, continued

Berland River Safety Inc.

780.622.3142

Brenco Welding

208 - 2 Avenue

780.622.3918

CE Franklin Ltd.

88 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3411

Dalmac Oilfield Services

312 - 2 Avenue

780.622.3870

Rockwater Energy Services Inc.

395 - 1 Street East

780.622.3006

Fox Creek Excavating

305 - 1A Avenue

780.622.7675

Fox Oilfield Hauling

780.622.7737

Fox Vegas Trucking

808 - 8A Avenue

780.622.8409

Fox Creek Safety Supplies

8 Commercial Court

780.622.7534

G&L Trucking

302 Hammond Drive South

780.622.3008

Grimshaw Trucking

103 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3897

Jordee Construction

210 - 2 Avenue

780.622.2176

Kaybob Welding Ltd.

115 - 1 Avenue E

780.622.3067

KMV Welding Ltd.

3 Kaybob Trailer Court

780.920.3168

Kodiak Oilfield Services

100 - 1 Street E.

780.622.3787

Marnevic Construction

120 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3994

Mojo Trucking

104 - 1 Avenue

780.542.5263

Mike’s Mobile Steaming

112 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2140

Northwell Oilfield Hauling Ltd.

210 - 1B Avenue

780.960.4900

Norvon Field Services Ltd.

121 - 1 Avenue

Oilymitts Energy Group Ltd.

113 - 1 Avenue

780.622.9278

Oshanek Inspection Services

114 - 1 Avenue

780.960.1182

Petroleum Field Laboratory

61 - 1 Avenue

780.622.9204

Pembina Pipelines Corp.

Calgary Office

403.231.7500

Profoxx Energy Services Ltd.

39 - 1 Avenue

780.622.5015

Ram Oilfield Service & Supply

108 - 1 Avenue

780.622.3489

Rival Trucking

701 - 10 Street

780.622.3304

Rocky Mountain Valve

306 - 1 Avenue

780.622.2727

SLI Logistics & Picker Service

822 - 10 Street

780.622.9624

SemCAMS - KA Plant

780.622.6200

SemCAMS - K3 Plant

780.622.6000

Shell Canada Ltd.

Calgary Office

403.691.3111

S.T.H. Resources Ltd.

39 - 2 Avenue

780.622.2380

Suncor Energy Inc.

Calgary Office

403.296.8000


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Phone Numbers, continued Name

Location

Phone

T&D Trucking

209 - 4A Street

780.622.3552

Total Oilfield Rentals Ltd.

310 - 3 Street E.

780.622.2222

Trilogy Energy Corporation

294 - 2 Avenue

780.622.3739

Tusk Inspection Service Ltd.

207 - 1A Avenue

780.622.4252

Oilfield & Service Industry, continued

For more information about the Town or things to do in Town, feel free to drop by the Town Administration Office at 102 Kaybob Drive or give us a call at 780.622.3896

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