Meetings

Eye Glasses

The Lions have boxes to collect eyeglasses for forwarding to those in need in developing countries. The boxes are at the Lions Den in Fairmont, Family Groceries in Canal Flats, and The Gas Plus in Fairmont.
The province of B.C. has the highest number of eye glass donations of all the Canadian provinces. In 2008 over 16,000 pairs were sent to eye clinics in the developing world.

Fairmont Cleanup - April 20, 2024 

We had another successful cleanup this year! There were about 45 people helping out. The cleanup was followed by a chili dinner and burgers.

A big thanks to the following:

  • Columbia Valley Stewardship Society for organizing
  • Mainroad Construction for visibility vests, road signs and garbage bags
  • THE LOCAL Coffeeshop for condiments for the BBQ

Valley Appreciation Day - July 22, 2023

This fun-filled family event focuses on appreciation for all the wonderful things the valley has to offer!

Valley Appreciation 2023

Another successful year serving 1500 people!

Valley Appreciation 2022

Valley Appreciation 2019

Fairmont Lions Volunteers at Valley Appreciation in Invermere

Our Fairmont Lions Valley Appreciation 2019  Crew served 8 gal. of syrup, 63 liters of orange juice and about double that of hot coffee.  Thanks to Sonia, Carolyn, Wendy, Joy, Jack, Doran, Ray and honourary Leo Oliver for their support.  It was a soggy day but it did not dampen spirits.  Fairmont Lions were well represented.  Thank you team.

Junior Golf

Wilder Memorial Park

Wilder Memorial Park in Fairmont Hot Springs BC is a story of a park in the making. The 2-acre parcel of green land is located at the southwest end of Wills Road and is zoned for recreational use.

When completed the park will be a lasting memorial to the well-known Wilder Family who owned and developed much of the land in and around the Fairmont community, including the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

The Wilder Family and Fairmont Hot Springs Resort have generously donated the property to the Fairmont & District Lions Club. The club’s mandate is to be of service to the community through projects that benefit its residents. Because of that, they are a perfect choice to spearhead this project.

With that goal in mind, the club is exploring options for the development of the property and is seeking the input of local residents so that the resulting community park will reflect the needs of the community.

The Lions Club has several projects on the go.

Memorial Garden Tree Planting

In the southwest part of the park is a memorial garden to remember those we've lost. Anyone can purchase a tree in memory of a loved one.

Tree Planting 26-Sep-2019 Wilder Park

Wilder Sports Park

The Wilder Sports Park is located at the west end of Wills Road, in the meadows. The park is comprised of a soccer pitch, volleyball court, horseshoe pit and soon, a pickleball court.

Soccer Pitch

VolleyBall Court

Pickle Ball Courts

We're almost done!

Horseshoe Pit

 

Community Garden

Almost finished!

  

 

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