December 22, 2016

Leisure side of Syncrude Aquatic Centre to reopen at Noon on December 22

The leisure side of the Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MacDonald Island Park, including the water slides, lazy river, spray park and family hot tub will reopen at noon on Thursday, December 22.

“We would like to thank our members and the community for their understanding and patience,” said Rachel Orser, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo. “The aquatic centre will now return to normal operating hours.”

December 20, 2016

Leisure side at Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MacDonald Island Park closed for maintenance

The leisure side at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MacDonald Island Park is closed today for maintenance. The leisure side includes the lazy river, water slides, spray park and family hot tub.

“We have closed the leisure side of the aquatic centre for maintenance.” said Rachel Orser, Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo. “We will inform the community when the leisure side of the aquatic centre is able to re-open. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank our members and the community for their understanding and patience.”

December 15, 2016

Full event schedule at free family party of the year The Craze announced!

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is pleased to release the event schedule for The Craze taking place on December 31.

An annual free celebration designed to bring families together to enjoy the final day of the year, The Craze begins at noon on December 31 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre and Shell Place and culminates in the Grand Finale Confetti Cannon and Fireworks presented by SMS Equipment.

December 13, 2016

Leisure side of Syncrude Aquatic Centre reopens at 2:00 pm on December 13

The leisure side of the Syncrude Aquatic Centre, including the water slides, lazy river and spray park, will reopen at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, December 13. This reopening will return all amenities at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre to normal operating hours, with the exception of the family hot tub which is offline on December 13 for routine monthly maintenance.

December 9, 2016

Competitive side of Syncrude Aquatic Centre to reopen at 4:00 pm, December 9

The competitive side of the Syncrude Aquatic Centre at MacDonald Island Park, including the competitive pool, training pool, adult hot tub and steam room, will reopen at 4:00 pm on Friday December 9. The family hot tub will also re-open at this time. Some amenities on the leisure side, including the spray park, water slides and lazy river, will remain closed for completion of a routine maintenance task.

December 6, 2016

The Craze returns for another fun-filled and family friendly New Year’s Eve!

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is tremendously excited to announce the return of The Craze, Fort McMurray’s annual free New Year’s Eve family extravaganza.                                                                                               

November 24, 2016

Wild Colour Portraits by Russell Thomas opens December 1 at MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery presented by Kirschner Family Corporation

The MacDonald Island Community Art Gallery presented by Kirschner Family Corporation is pleased to welcome Wild Colour Portraits by Russell Thomas to the Suncor Community Leisure Centre as the final exhibition of 2016.

The exhibition is a collection of over 80 paintings created by local visual artist, actor, writer, director and producer Russell Thomas. Thomas has received significant local, provincial and national attention for his work, which has evolved rapidly since he began painting portraits with acrylics in 2014.

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