Lions Centennial water dock Community Fish Pond Children Park & Wading Pool
RV & Trailer Park Campground Project "PRIDE" Toxic Waste Round up
Eye Glass Collection    
Pool Shelter Families First New Building Renovation  
Rudolph Henning Landscaping James Mowat Zipline Fort Saskatchewan Library Renovation



Current Projects

2017 Lions Clubs CentennialLions Centennial

On June 7, 2017, Lions Clubs International celebrates 100 years of community service to men, women and children worldwide. Since its founding, it has become one of the world's largest organizations of its kind. Its 1.4 million members in more than 47,000 clubs provide humanitarian services in more than 200 countries.

On behalf of the Fort Saskatchewan Lions Club, and in commemoration of the Lions Club International 100 year anniversary.  A water dock will be donated and installed at the Lions Community Fish Pond in 2017.


Lions Community Fish Pond

image description      Fort Lions Community Fish Pond at West

River's Edge - Enhanced Fish Stocking

Site Details

This pond is located in the southwest corner of the City of Fort Saskatchewan's West River's Edge Recreational Area. Accessible off Highway 21, this recreational area is maintained and managed by the City of Fort Saskatchewan. ACA's Enhanced Fish Stocking Program releases approximately 1,300 rainbow trout at this site between April 15 and June 30 to enhance angling opportunities.


Refer to the latest edition of Alberta Guide to Sportfishing Regulations.


Alberta Conservation Association, City of Fort Saskatchewan, Fort Saskatchewan Lions Club

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Lions Children Park & Wading Pool

Pool Schedule

Season opening:          July 5th to August 30th, weather permitting

Operating hours:          Tuesday to Saturday 10 AM - 6:30 PM

Closed:                         Sunday and Monday

Note to Parents:           If possible, children should wear pool shoes.  Not a
but it will help protect their feet
                                     around the pool area.

A Brief History of the Lions Park and Kids Pool

  • The Lions wading pool was started in the late 1950’s 

  • Maintenance continued on the Lions playground and wading pool in the 1960’s and continues today to ensure the safety of all utilizing both the Park & Pool.

  • Extensive upgrades to the pool over recent years with the latest on July 2013 for a conversion from electric heating to natural gas.

For more information open the following links:


Lions RV and Trailer Park Campground
Since 2013 the Fort Saskatchewan Lions Club has operated and maintained the Campground at Turner Park.  More information, including reservations, can be found at the following Fort Lions campground link. 
The Campground resides next to Turner Park; which, has a soccer field and baseball diamond.  The park is part of the green space along the North Saskatchewan River Valley Parks System and part of the River Valley Alliance.
Lions Project "PRIDE"

Lion members express their "PRIDE" with being a Lion member in Canada.  One of the ways the Fort Saskatchewan members do this is with annual visits to Fort Saskatchewan schools where maple leaf pins and pizzas are shared with the communities young.  In celebration of being Canadian.


Lions Toxic Waste Round Up

2014 Lions Members Toxic Round Up

"under construction"


Lions Used Eye Glass Collections

Lions have worked on projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eye health and eye care for hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The Fort Lions annually collect used eye glass frames and donate to those in need.  Helping a child to read. An adult succeed in his job. A senior maintain independence. Providing communities with more opportunities to grow and thrive.



Past Projects


2016 Pool Shelter for the Lions Park Wading Pool

Since 1954 the pool has used temporary shelters until now.  With Shell Scottford's donation of $5,000 in 2015 through a community grants program, Shell employees assisting with the shelters installation, a concrete floor and metal shelter will help offer shade for upto 12 picnic tables; including two (2) temporary shelters.



2015 Families First New Building Renovation

On September 21, 2015 the Lions Club donated $50,000 towards the renovation of a new buildling acquired by Families First.  In addition, the club donated a further $1,000 towards staple foods, assisting the organization stock their community kitchen and other supplies for families with young children and infants.

Families First new home will triple the amount of space in comparison to their former office of 1,500 square feet and gives ample space for a reception, multiple staff and community offices, storage rooms, a community kitchen, and a conference room. The building also incorporates a spacious and light-filled CHIPS space.

The Lions Club donation of $50,000 was used to build a special wing called, "The Lions Community Wing" devoted to community volunteer partner groups and providing needed storage space.  The door to the space is named, "The Lions Entrance".

As of March 2017, the Lions Club has passed into motion an annual grant to Families First; which, will be discussed further with information to follow in the short term.  This annual grant will be for staple food items for the community kitchen and other necessities.  The annual grant will be named in honor of one of several former Lions whom have passed away in the last couple to few years.



2015 Rudolph Hennig School LandscapingRibbon Cutting Ceremony at Rudolph Hennig School

The Lions club assisted the parent council raise funds for a landscaping project.  A two (2) stage project raising funds upwards of $86,000.

Stage one (1) consisted of the demolition, removal of old basketball court, paving a new court, adding new sod, and sand area.  

Stage two (2) consisted of additional picnic tables, basketball hoops, double tire swing, and more landscaping.

Above, the Lions donated $10,000 to these efforts and would like to sincerely and specially thank their loyal strategic community partners, in no specific order, for another successful community project:

  • Smith Insurance
  • Kinsmen Club
  • Enbridge
  • Twice buy nice
  • Legion
  • ATB Fort Sask
  • Kinettes Club
  • Willies Truck and Bobcat service
  • Countryside Paving
  • Agrium
  • Atco
  • City of Fort Sask
  • CFEP



2014 James Mowat Zipline

On October 29, 2014 the Lions Club gave $20,000 to James Mowat Elementary School for a Zipline at the playground.  Lions members Don Westman and Ted Moller presenting the above cheque.



2013 Fort Saskatchewan Public Library

On May 10, 2013 the Fort Saskatchewan Lions Club gave $50,000 to the Fort Saskatchewan Library.  A major sponsor for the libraries early literacy and learning zone programs.  Lions members presented the above cheque to the Library.  Lions members are represented as the majority in the photo on the right side with the Library representatives on the left.



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